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Title: The news-sun
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Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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C M Y K By BARRY FOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING It promises to be a contentious session Tuesday night as a number of issues related to the local tourist tax come before the Highlands County commission. Three different facets of the controversial levy will be discussed a proposal to increase the tax on stays of six months or less from two percent to three percent,a new plan for distribution of the money collected and a shift from state collection of the tax to local collection. Groups on all sides of the issue have been alerted to the session,with Heartland Cultural Alliance chief Fred Leavitt referring to it as the HCA live theatre event TDC Asks for More. Members of the Highlands Tea Party have been urged to attend and reportedly a memo to supporters of the tax increase also has gone out. Multiple emails to members of the TDC board from county staff strongly requesting they attend this importantmeeting reportedly have been sent as well. The tourist tax was enacted after winning approval in the November 2002 general election. It Arts & EntertainmentB6 BusinessB5 ClassifiedsA7 Community BriefsA2 Crossword PuzzleB11 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA3 EducationB10 Healthy LivingB5 HoroscopeB11 Pause & ConsiderB11 SportsB1 Index B y JAN MEROP News-Sun correspondentSEBRING At 87 years of age,Edward Woodson is sharp,thankful and proud to have served in the 101st Airborne Division of the A rmy during World War II. R ecently,others have stepped up to honor him and other vetera ns,particularly from the Battle of the B ulge,fought to protect France and keep America f ree. On April 10, Woodson r eceived the medal for the K night of Legion of Honor at the Alliance Francaise of Greater O rlando.This was a medal bestowed upon these veterans on behalf of the French Republic.Senators,governors,and French ambassadors,along with other dignitaries,gathered to honor him and his fellow veterans.He was the o nly airborne representative along with By SAMANTHA GHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING At many locations around Highlands County,people will pause Monday tos how respect and commemorate all the fallen service men and women that served in the United S tates military branches and paid the ultimate price. Local military organizations are gearing up f or events; one in particular doing something a little bit unique for this years Memorial Day. T he Amvets Post 21 in Sebring will be hosting a Memorial Day ceremony that honors not S unny Low 87 High 64Details, A12 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 1NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, May 26, 2013Volume 94/Number 63 | 75 cents www.newssun .com Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com 099099401007 These honors are for them Veteran gets long-overdue WWII medal from France C ourtesy photo E d Woodson joined the Army I nfantry as a y oung 17-yearo ld. Amvets post to remember heroes with four legs, too M CT Amvets Post 21 in Sebring will pay special tribute to military dogs and o ther animals who served during its M emorial Day ceremony on Monday. See WOODSON,A8 S ee AMVETS,A5 M M e e m m o o r r i i a a l l D D a a y y 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 3 Birders wantedV olunteers n eeded for B reeding Bird Atlas count B8 File photo Security cameras captured this image of one of the men w ho robbed the SunTrust Bank on U.S. 27 in Avon Park in 2009. News-Sun staffSEBRING One of the two men that investigators s ay robbed the SunTrust Bank on U.S. 27 in Avon P ark nearly four years ago has reportedly confessed to the crime. According to arrest r eports,25-year-old Alberto Perez Jr. was booked into the Highlands County Jail on Thursday and charged with armed robbery for his part in the July 28,2009h eist. Perez is already serving t ime at the Calhoun C orrectional Institution. He was sentenced in November of 2010 in Miami-Dade C ounty to 15 years for armed robbery in connection with a n April of 2007 case and five years for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for an offense inF ebruary of 2007. His current release date,not reflecting the new charges for the SunTrust robbery,is June 26,2023. Highlands County S heriffs Office Public MAN CHARGED WITH 2009 AP BANK ROBBERY Perez See ARREST,A4 News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY The grand finale of the K-9 demonstration Thursday night a chase (at about 5 mph ended with K-9 teams pouring out of cars and a helicopter to stop a bad guy in his tracks. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING It turns out police dogs are more about obeying than being fearsome although any on-duty, focused K-9 coming straight on at full speed is really,really scary. Heres the thing though, despite the excitement and the speed going forward,the well trained police dog will break off his attack and return to his handler on command. On the other hand, attack his handler and the dog is expected to protect him without being told. A large crowd at Firemens Field got a glimpse of that Thursday night at a public demonstration marking the finale of the field trials held in the county last week. Twenty-nine law enforcement agencies,from all over the state and as far away as Alabama,sent 78 K-9 teams to take part in the trials, which were sanctioned and supervised by the U. S. Police Canine Association. Field trials serve two purposes professionally certifying dog and handler teams and celebrating the best of the teams. A perfect score is 700 K-9 teams put on a show All four HCSO teams qualify for nationals See K-9,A4Tourism tax expected do draw heated discussion A propsed 1-cent hike in the tourism tax, and w hat to do with the money if its apporved, will be debated at tonights meeting. See TOURISM,A5

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C M Y K By SAMANTHA GHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comS EBRING Boaters can head to Veterans Beach for a ccess to Lake Jackson on Memorial Day. City officials released a notification Thursday evening that the VeteransB each boat ramp project is now complete following approximately a week and a half of renovations to the site. The City is very appreciative to E.O. KochC onstruction and Cool & Cobb Engineering for worki ng diligently to have the boat ramp open for Memorial Day Weekend,city officials said in a press release. The sheet pilling project, w hich is designed to help keep sand off of the boat ramp,was the third leg of the Lake Jackson revitalization. The filling of City Pier d redge hole and Veterans Beach boat channel were a part of the Lake Jackson project; those projects were completed in early spring. In other City of Sebring news,steps are being made to complete a new contract between the city and fire department. Following the councils unanimous decision to follow city officialsrecommendations regarding the impasse items,most notably switching from a pension plan to a defined contribution plan, the city must now make changes to accommodate the new deal. Once they voted to get rid of the impasse items,the next s tep is to develop a contract on the items we agreed to and modify the language,said Assistant City Administrator B ob Hoffman. Ratification of the contract w as sent to the union midweek last week,but the union did not agree to the ratification,according to Hoffman. Im not sure why they didnt agree to the ratificat ion but the contract will still be re-worked,Hoffman said. pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 4 4 0 0 3 3 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; above lottery social security; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 9 9 8 8 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; below lottery auto accident; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 0 0 2 2 Page A2News-SunSunday, May 26, 2013www.newssun.com Online Yes 33.4% No 66.5% Total votes: 242 www.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at This weeks question: Do you think Gov. Scott made the right choice by not agreeing to let Amazon.com open a warehouse in the state? Next question: Should armed drones ever be used in U.S. airspace? May 24 45161853MB:28x:4Next jackpot $23 millionMay 21 215174855MB:11x:4 May 22 212433374346x:5Next jackpot $14 millionMay 18 11119333749x:4 May 15 5613333549x:2 M ay 24 12102528 May 23 1822233336 May 22 1215162829 May 21 456929 May 24 (n 5675 M ay 24 (d 0363 May 23 (n 6646 May 23 (d 7904 May 24 (n 641 May 24 (d 331 May 23 (n 185 May 23 (d 589 May 24 7828325 May 21 1825273619 May 17 2411328 May 14 520233919 May 22 931354157 PB: 26Next jackpot $50 millionMay 18 1013142252 PB: 11 May 15 211263441 PB: 32 Lottery Center Community Briefs S pecial to the News-SunAVON PARK Ridge Area Arc held its Annual Awards Celebration on May 17 at theG rogan Center at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. The theme AchieveWith Uswas selected to honor the consumers who have madea chievements during the past year and the volunteers,staff, and community partners who assisted them to make those achievements. A wards were presented to five consumers to acknowledge their achievements. Dama Massey,who lives in a group home in Avon Park,was named the Residential Consumer oft he Year. Terry Richardson, who lives in his own apartment i n Sebring,was chosen the Community Services Consumer of the Year. ElbaO rtiz,who is now in training at the Avon Park Resale Store, w as recognized as the Adult Day Training Consumer of the Year. Rene Herrera,who lives in Avon Park,was selected as the ADT Intensive Consumero f the Year. Justin Brown,who has worked at Taco Bell for t wo years,was the winner of Community Employment Consumer of the Year. A ndy and Mary Basso,of Lake Placid,were named the V olunteers of the Year. They volunteer for Special STARS, e mploy people with disabilities,and Mary serves on the Arc Board of Directors. Russell Cummings and Denise Allegro accepted theC ommunity Partner Award for Mulberry Pharmacy. Mulberry P harmacy not only provides excellent services to the Arcs group home and supported liv-i ng programs,it also provides staff training at no charge. F rannie Gillilan received the Arc Hero of the Year Award. G illilan has been a volunteer with Special STARS since 2004 and is the coordinator of the track and field events for the Highlands County schools tudents. The People First! Advocate A ward went to The Arc of Florida. Deborah Linton,executive director,who was also theg uest speaker at the celebration,accepted the award. The A rc of Floridas most recent advocacy efforts included the passage of the Intellectual Disability bill that is awaiting Governor Scotts signature and obtaining funding to provide services to those on the states w ait list. R epresentative Ca r y P igman,who was unable to attend the celebration,was recognized for co-sponsoring the Intellectual Disability Bill. Accepting the award was his wife,Darlene Pigman. Employees were also reco gn ized for their years of service to Ridge Area Arc. Those w orking 15 years are:Janet T ooley,through South Florida State College and Tonja Weed; 10 years,Raimunda Johnson and Tiffany Perry; and five years,Dreena Brown,Betty R owland,and Velvorie Walker. M iquette Jackson,an e mployee of Ridge Area Arcs Adult Day Training program in Wauchula,entertained the crowd with her vocal talents. For more information about R idge Area Arc,contact Rhonda Beckman,CEO at 452-1295,ext. 112 or email r beckman@ridgeareaarc.org. Ridge Area Arc gives awards Courtesy photo Frannie Gillilan accepts the Arc Hero of the Year Award during the annual Arc Awards Celebration. Veterans Beach boat ramp back in business Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Disaster Preparedness Class offeredLAKE PLACID A class will be offered onh ow to be prepared for any disaster that could strike this area. All are invited to come and learn where the nearests helter is (and those that are pet friendly); how to keep food and water safe in loss of electricity; what needs to be in a disaster kitb efore any storm hits. The class will be presented by Scott Canady, director of Emergency Management in Highlands County,at 10 a.m.T uesday,June 11 in the Parish Hall at St. James C atholic Church,33380 Placid ViewDrive. Refreshments will be s erved. No change in garbage collectionAVON PARK There will be no change ing arbage pick up for the city of Avon Park due to t he Memorial Day holiday, but recycling pick up will be moved from Wednesdayt o Thursday.Robbins Nursery hosts FloridaFriendly Plant SeminarSEBRING Robbins N ursery will host a Florida-Friendly Plant S eminar from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Highlands County Extension Office. There will be a Florida-Friendlyp lants display and a short presentation by David Austin,the HighlandsC ounty residential horticulture agent,titled Are You Florida-Friendly?. M aster Gardeners will be on hand to answer plant questions,and Florida Irrigation Supply will be displaying water saving irrigation devices. There will be door prizes and discounts on Florida-Friendly plants. Robbins Nursery is at 4 803 U.S. 27 South. Contact Austin at the Highlands CountyE xtension office at 4027140 or email davidaustin@ufl.edu for more information.Legion to celebrate Memorial DayLAKE PLACID American Legion Post 25w ill celebrate Memorial D ay on Monday with a half chicken,potato salad and baked beans lunch from 2-4 p.m. Entertainment will be Big Freddie from 3-5 p.m. Cost per person is $8. For more information,call4 65-0975.Elks plan A Day of R emembranceLAKE PLACID A Day o f Remembrance All gave s ome,some gave all,a Memorial Day ceremony, is slated from 11 a.m. Monday at the Lake Placid E lks Lodge.This is themost memorable service one will ever experi-e nce. O pening flag ceremony and Taps by Lake Placid SEBRING According to the Southwest Florida Water Management District,the region has seen almost three inches of rain so far in May. The historic average is close to four inches. With another week left in the month,that benchmark could be met. An above average amount of rain in April helped lift the aquifer level from a low of nearly a half foot below normal to a high of more than 5 feet on May 8,well within the normal range. Since then,however,the aquifer levels have been dropping again. They lost a foot between May 8-15 and almost 2 feet more the next week. Aquifer update By SAMANTHA GHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comS EBRING Four Highlands County schools will be under new management following the Highlands County SchoolD istricts principal interviews,which took place Friday. Deputy Superintendent Dr. Rodney Hollinger was unavailable for comment, but the district issued a notice congratulating the new principals in the local schools. The email said that Superintendent Wally Cox will be recommending Melissa Blackman to be principal at Woodlawn Elementary,Karin Doty to take over Park Elementary and Seth Lambert to take the helm at the Kindergarten Learning Center. T he recommendations will be made to the school board for its approval. Memorial Elementary will also have a new leaderi n Kaye Bowers,who will be filling the spot left by the retirement of Ruby Handley. Blackman will move up to the principal position at Woodlawn following Bowersexit. Doty will be leaving her assistant principal position at Avon Elementary and Lambert will leave his position as assistant principal at Avon Park High School to take over for Andrew Lethbridge at the KLC. Each of the new positions were accepted by the administrators Friday. District announces principal moves for next school year C ontinued on A4

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C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155S COTT DRESSELEditor E xt. 516editor@newssun.comD AN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com V ICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com A DVERTISING Editorial & Opinion www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 26, 2013Page A3 Auxiliary supports veterans through poppy programEditor: Memorial Day is coming up soon. It is the day when we can remember and honor our veterans. The American Legion Auxiliary adopted the Poppy as the national flower in 1921 and, in 1924 instituted the national poppy program to protect the memorial poppy from becoming commercialized and ensuring that every Auxiliary poppy is made by a disabled veteran. Each year, American Legion Auxiliary volunteers distribute more than 25 million red crepe paper poppies in exchange for contributions to assist disabled and hospitalized veterans. One hundred percent of the donations received by Auxiliary volunteers for poppies and contributions to the poppy fund are used exclusively to assist and support veterans and their families. In addition, poppy making provides disabled veterans with a rehabilitative activity and a small personal income. The physiccal and mental activity of poppy making provides therapeutic benefits for these veterans and all poppy making materials are provided to them free of charge. The American Legion Auxiliary in Sebring distributed poppies on Saturday. Thank you from all the ladies. Sylvia Turbeville, Unit 74 SebringTDC asks for a 50 percent tax raiseEditor: One of the issues that the Tourist Development Council will ask for at the May 28 county commission meeting is a 50 percent raise in the Tourist Development Tax from 2 percent to 3 percent. My questions on this issue are: Is there any method in the proposed new plan to assure the public that there will be accountability in that new plan? Are they telling us the truth this time? The only way I can see to gauge if more or less tourists are coming to Highlands County is by the amount of tax dollars collected. Above the 50 percent raise in the tax, from 2 percent to3 percent, which will raise the tax collected by 50 percent, how much extra tourist dollars can we expect to see out of this extra money that will be spent? That brings up the question, do they really need 50 percent more money, or is this just greed? I have asked this question many times and the only answer I get is, most every one else charges more than we do, and I think we deserve more money. The TDC nine-year Reconciliation Progress Report, that was sent to the state of Florida, lists a total dollar amount remaining in the TDC tax fund at the end of year 2002-03 equals $77,981; 2003-04 equals $205,664; 2004-05 equals $443,676; 2005-06 equals $428,844; 2006-07 equals $401,116; 2007-08 equals $432,655; 2008-09 equals $501,346; 2009-10 equals $531,326; 2010-11 equals $564,722. The Tourist Development report states that as of Jan. 31, 2013 it equals $603,989. At the 2 percent tax rate, which equals $300,000 a year collected, that is a two-year rainy day fund. And do you believe they are asking for a 50 percent raise? If they can show us that, at this time they dont have enough money to run the operation, and show how this raise in the tax will bring in more tourist to the county, then I would think that the raise would deserve some consideration. What do you think? Bill Youngman Citizens for Government Accountability SebringAgainst the law to ride on Sebring sidewalksEditor: Sebring is very popular for bicycle riding. Many people come just for the 10mile sidewalk ride around Lake Jackson. It is beautiful. Officer Little had informed me in the past that it is against the law to ride on the sidewalks in downtown and the circle. Signs are posted. The ordinance number is 22-5. It is distrurbing when irate drivers cuss at you for being on the street and to get on the sidewalk. I am a courteous rider and we do deserve our riding space and respect. Bill Long Sebring W e owe the men and women of the military and their families our remembrance, gratitude and respect. They sac-r ificed themselves on our behalf. We also owe it to our fallen and missi ng to make use of everything they fought for. It is why they died for, after all to save our way of life. We pleaseo ur heroes by living fully. It is what they would do if they were here. L et Memorial Day be a day of remembrance and celebration. One way to mark the true meaning of M emorial Day at home is The Missing Man Ceremony. It honors those missing from our midst. I t grew out of concern for the prisoners of war and missing in action during t he Vietnam War. Typically a solemn event during formal military dinners, a moderator narrates from a script. A table is set aside by itself. An empty chair sits in front of a place setting. T he table is round to show our everlasting concern for our missing men. The tablecloth is white symbolizing the purity of their motives when answering the call to duty Avase sits on the table. Ared ribbon i s tied around its neck. It holds a single red rose. The vase tied with red ribbon represents our continued determination to account for our missing. The red rose, reminds us of the life of the missing and their loved ones. Salt poured on a plate represents t ears; a slice of lemon reminds us of the bitter fate of those captured or missing in a foreign land. A Bible on the table represents strength through God. T he empty chair represents the missing man. An overturned glass means he can never return. T he ritual focuses our attention where it should be remembering those missi ng in action with a prayer of gratitude. Then have some fun. Make our heroessacrifice worthwhile. Remember to say thank you as you climb on the jet ski Memorial Day is tomorrow. As we enjoy our families and friends and go outdoors to celebrate the beginning of summer, let memories of our loved ones be fresh in our minds especially our soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines or coasties who have given their lives for this wonderful country or are s till missing. In case you havent noticed, social media is all the rage these days. People are busy posting aspects of t heir lives on Facebook or tweeting their doings viaT witter. There are other social networks out there, b ut these are currently the big two. I dont tweet as much as I used to, though every once in a while I put something out there. There were times past I would be watching an episode of Bones and tweeting my reaction to the episoder ight along with other fans in the twitterverse. (It isp erhaps fortunate I lost this habit prior to the latest season finale, because myt weets concerning the end of it would have been lesst han complimentary. But I digress). But there are people who will tweet about anything and everything. What they had for breakfast. When they take a nap. What theyre doing after work. Every last thing they do, they put it in a tweet and toss it out there for the world to see. Lets be honest here: Most of the world doesnt care what I had for dinner nor the plans I have for the day. But we figure someone might care, so we go on sending these messages out into the Internet for everyone to see. Sometimes this is not a smart thing to do. As proof, I offer the case of Emma Way, a woman who lives in England. According to the article I found (on Facebook, by the way) on http://jalopnik.com, Ms. Way was driving in Norwich when, according to a witness, she sped around a corner and struck cyclist Toby Hockley. The impact broke her mirror and knocked Hockley off his bike and into some trees. So, what do you think Ms. Way did after hitting the 29-year-old cyclist? Did she stop to render aid? Call Englands version of 911 and report the accident? Nope. She drove away and then tweeted about the incident. Definitely knocked a cyclist off his bike earlier I have right of way he doesnt even pay road tax! # bloodycyclists is what she sent out for all the w orld to see. OK. Some things shoul d not be shared with every-o ne else. If you are stupid enough to commit a crime, telling the world about it d oes not make you smart. Apparently Ms. Way didt know that the Norwich police have a Twitter account. Other users didk now this and proceeded to send her tweet to the authorities, which provoked the following response from them: @emmaway20 we have had tweets ref an RTC with a bike. We suggest you report it at a police stationA SAPif not done already & then dm us. Ms. Way wound up deleting her Twitter account as her infamousw ords went viral. At this point Hadley, who was banged up but otherwise OK, decided to contact police about the incident. M s. Way in a subsequent interview with ITVNews denied she was anti-cyclist, stating she was a cyclist herself. Even though she tweeted shed knocked Hadley off his bike she said she had no idea she had done so. She also stated she was suspended from her job over the incident and the tweet. While she apologizes for the tweet, there seems to be no apology for actually hitting Hadley in the first place. Tip of the day: If you accidently hit a cyclist with your car, stop the car, get out, and make sure they are OK. If they are not, get appropriate help. And apologize. Alot. Do these things and then maybe you can tweet about the experience. But only if you have shown the proper remorse. Do not boast about it. After all, your police department may be into social media too. Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by email 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. To tweet or not to tweet 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. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com.

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C M Y K Dr. CAREY PARRETT Dr. Carey Monroe Parrett passed away on May 2, 2013 at the age of 93. He grew up in Bloomingburg,Ohio and married Edith Jean Clayton of Greenfield,Ohio in 1941. Dr. Parrett served in the Armed forces, landing in Normandy just days after the June invasion. He received a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart for his valor during the Battle of the Bulge,and another Purple Heart and numerous commendations. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ohio State University in 1950 and operated a large and small animal practice in Milford,Ind. during the 1950s. He joined Eli Lilly in 1961 and served in a number of executive sales and marketing positions within the animal health division in Indianapolis. From1979-1988,he operated the Parrett Veterinary Hospital in Indianapolis,specializing in small animals. Upon retirement,Dr. Parrett moved to Sebring,Fla.,where his beloved wife Jean passed away in 1992. He married Janice Clayton of Gaithersburg,Md. in 1993. They shared 20 wonderful years together. Dr. Parrett is survived by his wife,Janice Clayton; his children and their spouses/fiances,Thomas (Therese Faller),William (Kathleen Budgeand Patricia (Tim Mader); stepson,David Molden (Clara Molden); seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He will be placed to rest next to Jean in the family site at Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Sebring,Fla.,ata date to be determined. High School JROTC. Marti Capodiferros patriotic medley will be followed byguest speaker Lt. Col. PaulN eidhardt,commanderof the Avon Park Air Force Range. Lake Placid Elks Lodge opens the lodge to the publica t 200 County Road 621 East (behind the Winn Dixie).Shrine Club hosts Bunco gameSEBRING The public is invited to play Bunco at the Highlands Shrine Club,2604 State Road 17 South,at1 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. The event is open to new or e xperienced players. Cost is $4 per person. Phone 382-4111. Lions Club searching for itemsSEBRING The Sebring Lions Club is collecting donations for its upcomingg arage sale. Donations can be dropped off at Dots R estaurant or call 382-2333 to arrange for pick up of items.Orchid Society meets TuesdaySEBRING The Orchid S ociety of Highlands County will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at J ack R. Stroup Center,355 W. Center Ave. Segundo C uesta,owner of Quest Orchids in Miami,will present a topic on Cattleya orchids. There will be orchids for sale. G uests are welcome,and knowledge of orchids is not necessary to attend. For additional information,contact Cindy Barber at 3072300.Whats Up? meets Tuesday for special presentationSEBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency will host its monthly Whats Up Downtown Sebring?meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Highlands Little Theatre,356 W.Center Ave. Kris Juve (Schmidt program director forL eadership Highlands,will be the guest speaker. These monthly Whats Up Downtown?meetings are open to the public. Thea genda includes discussing events and happening within the Downtown Sebring area. Anyone with an interest in Downtown Sebring ise ncouraged to attend.YMCA in search of sports tablesS EBRING The Highlands County Family YMCA is looking for donat-e d air hockey or foosball tables for its Summer Camp. Someone will be available top ick the items up. Please, only tables in working cond ition. The YMCA is a non-profit organization. Contact 382-9 622.Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The Combat Veterans M emorial VFW Post 9853 will have NASCAR on the s creen at 7 p.m. today. Music by Lora Patten from 5-8 p.m. Friday. MemberA ppreciation Dinner for free or $3 served from 4-7 p.m. S aturday. NASCAR at 6:45 p.m. Karaoke by P&P from 5-8 p.m. Call 452-9853. T he American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park will host karaoke by Naomi from 4-7 p.m. Monday. Monthly Birthday Bash; bring a dish.K araoke by Double D from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday. Music by Patsy from 6-10 p.m. Friday. Legion RidersRally first annual is Friday; callf or details. Cory and Brutis from 1-6 p.m. Ransom from 6 -10 p.m. Call 453-4553. L AKE PLACID The VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid will host Boys R Back barbecue chicken at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Music byT odd Allen; call for time. Game night is 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Call 699-5444. The American Legion Post 25 will host music by BuddyC anova from 5-8 p.m. today. Memorial Day celebration on Monday; call for time. Music by Big Freddy from3 -5 p.m. Casino trip is at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday; call 6550232. Music by Clayton from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday. Big Freddie will providem usic from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday. Call 465-0975. The Lake Placid Moose Lodge 2374 will have NASCAR on the screent oday; call for time. Fireman Karaoke from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Concrete picnic table dedication Monday; call for time. Wild Bill karaoke onW ednesday. Frank E. providing music on Thursday. Bob Weed music Friday.Allm usic from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Call 465-0131. The Lake Placid Elks L odge 2661 Memorial Day ceremony will be at 11 a.m. M onday. BPOE Initiation is at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Music by Frank E. from 6:30-9:30p .m. Friday. Call 465-2661. S EBRING VFW Post 4300 will host karaoke with BilDi from 5-8 p.m. Sunday. Post Flag Raising is at 11 a.m.M onday. Luncheon served; bring covered dish. L uncheon will be free to Honor Guard only. Music by Frank E.from 6-9 p.m.T uesday.Washers is played at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Music b y Todd and Allen from 5-8 p.m. Music by Todd and Allen again from 6-9 p.m. F riday. Call 385-8902. The Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 Activity Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. WackyW ednesday is from 5-6 p.m. Meal is $6.50; to dance only is $3. Music by Allen from 4:30-7:30 p.m. 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 Stephenson Nelson ****; 7.444"; 5"; Black; would dad; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 Page A4News-SunSunday, May 26, 2013www.newssun.com Information Officer Nell Hays said that it was her understanding that prison officials brought Perez to Highlands County so the local warrant could be served. The two men walked into the bank that morning just before 10 a.m. and ordered bank employees and a bank customer into the vault. The men were wearing baseball caps and sunglasses to conceal their faces,but no other facial covering. One man had a semi-automatic handgun while the other hada revolver,which they held in plain sight. After the robbery the two men reportedly fled to the east,and at least three K-9 handlers were brought in to track them. The track ended with a dead scent only blocks away. Continued from A1 Arrest made in 2009 AP bank robbery Continued from A2 Community Briefs Obituaries LAURA COLLIER Laura L. Collier,87,a native and lifelong residento f Highlands County, passed away Thursday,May 23,2013. She was a homemaker and had worked at Lake Placid PackingC ompany. She was preceded in death by her parents,her husband Bob,and children; Bobby and Hope. She is survived by her sons,Roy Collier of Lake Placid,Fla.,W alt (SharonWacissa, Fla.,Tom (Debbie Tampa,Fla. and Keith (AngiFla.; daughters,June (DickS toner of Sebring,Fla. and Carolyn Hanvey of Wacissa, Fla.; 19 grandchildren,29 greatgrandchildren and three great-great grandchild ren. A funeral service will be S aturday,May 25,2013,9 a.m. at New Life Holiness C urch in Lake Placid,Fla., with burial following at Fort Kissimmee Cemetery. Morris Funeral Chapel 307 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring,FL 33870 LAWRENCE FORD JR. Lawrence Edward Ford Jr., age 87,of Sebring,Fla.,passeda way Tuesday,May 21,2013. He was born Feb. 22,1926 in Sarasota,Fla. to Lawrence Edward andJ uanita Callie (Aldermanord Sr. He was a farmer and a rancher,of the Baptist faith, served in the U.S. Navy during World WarI I,and had been a lifelong resident of Highlands County and also DeSoto County. H e is survived by his wife of 66 years, Hazel Albritton Ford of Sebring,Fla.; daughters,Sandra Ford Hill (IraS ebring,Fla.,Cheryl Ford Sparks of Sebring,Fla.,and Diane Pierce (Donald L ake Wales,Fla.; sons,Lawrence Larry E. Ford III (BarbaraFla., Donald R. Ford (CandeeFla., and Frank T. Ford (Robin) of Fort Myers,F la.; brother,Ray Ford of Lake Placid,Fla.; 14 grandchildren and 20 greatgrandchildren. He has been preceded in death by hisp arents,brothers,Jerry Ford and Richard Ford,and a sister,Dorothy Longmire. A graveside services will be held on T uesday,May 28,2013 at 2 p.m. at the Joshua Creek Cemetery in Arcadia,Fla. M emorial contributions may be in memory of Lawrence E. Ford Jr. to Good Shepherd Hospice,1110 Hammock Road,Sebring,FL3 3870. Funeral arrangements entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, F la. www.stephensonnelsonfh.com EVELYN HACKNEY E velyn (Arnoldy of Sebring,Fla.,born Oct. 3 ,1930,passed away Thursday,May 23,2013. She is survived by her h usbnd of 62 years,R. David Hackney; daughters, Debra Ludington and S andra Turke of Sebring, Fla.; and son,David S. H ackney (Cindy Tacoma,Wash. She was preceded in death by infant son,R obert D. Hackney Jr. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren,Alan L udington (Tiffany) and Amber Mayo (Jay O rlando,Fla.,Brian Turke (CathyFla., Joseph Turke (Lauraand Brian Hackney (Nicole D ELLA MacDOUGALL Della Kingsley Malpasse Lucas MacDougall,age 89,passed away Mothers Day,Sunday,May 12,2013.Della was born at the Mattie Harris farm in Davisboro,G a.,Washington County,on Feb. 5,1924 to William Harris Malpasse and Pauline Winifred Jernigan Malpasse. Della is preceded in death by her parents, her first husband,John Joseph FranklinL ucas,and second husband,Harry Kenneth MacDougall Jr.; sister,Julia Franklin M alpasse Benitez; and grandson,Jared Kingsley Lucas. D ella and her family moved from Davisboro to Atlanta. Della attended the premier of Gone With The Windin 1939. Della graduated from GirlsHigh School in Atlanta,Ga.,in 1940. D ella worked for the United States Forest Service,as switchboard operator and secretary,Scripto Pencil & Pen in Atlanta,Home Federal Savings & Loan,and Tom Wood Equipment in Florida. D ella was Disciples of Christ faith. While living in south Florida,she was one of the founding members,Sunday school teacher, and deaconess of Faith Christian Church in Hollywood,Fla. She was a member and served on the CWF at Parkway Christian Church in Fort Lauderdale,Fla.Later she was a member,Elder Emeritus at First Christian Church,Sebring,Fla. and member at First Presbyterian Church of Highlands, N.C. Della loved life.She lit up a room with her smile and presence.She was gracious and kind.She accepted you as you were. She accepted what life offered and never c omplained.Della was an inspiration to all who were fortunate enough to know and love her.She loved broadening her mind through books,many genres of music,and creating classical cuisine.An avid reader,D ella especially enjoyed the southern authors Margaret Mead and Flannery OConner. Della is survived by her children, Michael William Lucas and his wife Dawno f High Springs,Fla.,and daughter,Heather MacDougall Mangum and her husband Joe o f Highlands,N.C.; Dellas sisters,Billie Campbell and her husband,Gene of PortO range,Fla. and Annette Theoharides of Somers,N.Y.; Dellas grandchildren:Todd Lucas and his wife Eleni of Woodinville, Wash.,Sean Lucas of Gainesville,Fla. and Miranda Lucas Chesser and her husbandB ill of Archer,Fla.; and great-grandchildren,Alexandra,Cameron,and Hannah Lucas. A memorial service for Della will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Highlands,A ug. 31 at 11 a.m.Interment will be at the Harris Family Cemetery; date to be announced. In lieu of flowers,donations in memory of Della M. Lucas MacDougall may be made to Four Seasons Hospice,571 S. Allen Road,Flat Rock,NC28731. Online condolences may be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home 105 W. Main St. Franklin,NC28734 Phone (828 Fax (828 Parrett The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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Other events around the county include: A Memorial Day celebration will take place at the LAke Placid Legion Post 25 on Monday from 2-4 p.m. Barbecue plates are available for purchase along with entertainment by Big Freddie. Lake Placid Elks Lodge (200 County Road 621 East, behind Winn Dixie) will hold Memorial Day events Monday,beginning at 11 a.m. Flag ceremony held by Lake Placid High School JROTC. The special guest speaker will be Lt. Col. Paul Neidhardt,commander of the Avon Park Air Force Range. A Memorial Day Program featuring guest speaker Denise Williams, county Veteran Service Officer,will be held at Lakeview Memorial Gardens (854 Memorial Drive,Avon Park). Food and drinks will be served following the ceremony. Continued from A1 Amvets plan special ceremony points. A K-9 team needs 560 points to advance to the annual national competition.A team needs 490 points to become certified. A ccording to the official score sheets,35 K-9 teamss cored more than 600 points, including each of the four HCSO teams participating. Kyle Albritton and Mica scored a 694; SteveWorleya nd Ozzie a 682; Cory Tomblin and Remco a 677; and Jose Molina and Ringo 661. The top team of the event w as Ted Sealey and Bruno from the Lakeland Police Department. They scored 699 points. Organizing an event so l arge,with so many dogs was a challenge for the Highlands County Sheriffs Office, especially since not only was this the first year the county played host,but the first year its K-9 units entered the com-p etition. The credit,Sheriff Susan B enton said,belongs to Lt. James McGann,supervisor of the HCSO K-9 unit. Lt. McGann pitched the idea (of hosting the field tri-a ls) five months ago,Benton said Thursday.e all thought hed lost his mind, but he came through. Thank you,she added, to the community for its support. Wre so happy to see the turnout,and werep leased (our guests so much into the community. The Chateau lan was also thrilled. They booked about 80 rooms,85 percent of theh otels capacity,said Bruline Bikar on the behalf o f the Chateau. Jose Bosque is with the Lakeland Police Department K-9 unit and president of USPCA Region 1. We ares o,so excited we came to Highlands County,he said. These were the best field trials in 15 years,seriously,and the biggest crowd weve hadi n 20 years. Continued from A1 was the third time the issue had been run before the voters and with a hard push froma group which called itself Citizens for a Healthy Economy,it squeaked through by a margin of just more than 500 votes. The tax was sold to the p ublic under the banner Summer Tourists Make Cents,promoting the notion that bringing people in during the summer doldrumsw ould help area merchants, some that closed for entire months in July and August due to lack of business. However,shortly after passage,so-called shoulderm onthswere added to stretch summer months w ell into the spring and fall and currently include allocating the money towards eventsa lmost year-round. Also included was a heretofore u ndiscussed proviso that in order to qualify for tourist money,applicants would have to demonstrate they would bring customers tol ocal hotels,motels and other lodging facilities d escribed as heads in beds. The idea to bump up the tax rate on tourists was origi-n ally suggested by Avon Park City Councilman Terry H eston,who serves on the Highlands County Tourist Development Commission.A t the time,Heston pointed to surrounding counties that assess a higher fee,telling his f ellow board members that they were leaving money on the tableby not charging visitors the additional percentage. H estons motion to recommend the tax increase was approved by a 7-2 margin, with opposition coming from Sebring City CouncilmanJ ohn Griffin and Highlands County Commissioner Don Elwell. Also on Tuesday nights agenda is a change in the wayt he money is distributed. When the tax was introduced,proponents formulated a plan for disbursement of the money,which involved percentages of allocations.T here were to be pieces of the pie to be handed out to t he arts and culture community,for off-season marketing,percentages for locale vents,for the maintenance of local public lakes and for t he administration of the tax. Critics have pointed out that the promised 29 percent for administration,now has ballooned to 42 percent oft he total,just to pay for the operation of the office. U nder the proposed new scenario,those allocations would be scrapped in favor ofm ore generic categories that would allow the TDC board g reater leeway in how much and to whom money will be given. For instance,adminis-t ration costs would be set aside with 70 percent of the balance allocated to marketi ng and promotion any time during the year,20 percent dedicated to grants for local events of any type and 10 percent earmarked to bes pent on lakes maintenance. Both of those changes will require a so-called super majority,which is four of the five commissioners fora pproval. Commissioners also will be asked to adopt an ordinance providing for the collection and administration oft he tourist tax on a local basis by electing that the money instead be collected by Highlands County Tax Collector Eric Zwayers office,effective January2 014. Zwayer has pledged to take o n that duty,saying that although current numbers do not indicate the task would bef inancially rewarding,local oversight could bring in addit ional funds from people who should be collecting the tax but have not,coupled with lower costs for the service through a more efficiento peration provided by his staff. U nder the proposed county ordinance,Zwayer could not only assess and collect thet ax,but also enforce payments of delinquent tourist t ax from persons responsible for charging and collecting the fee. T uesdays meeting will commence at 5 p.m. at the Government Center. Continued from A1 Tourism to be hot topic at meeting K-9 team from Lakeland PD is top team

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C M Y K pilots,artillery,tanks and more. Twelve in all received the medal commemoratingt heir bravery in service. Two letters personally sent to him significantly declare Frances appreciation. One from Ambassador of FranceF rancois Delattre; the other from the French Consulate. Then on May 7,through the devotion of volunteers who organized sponsorshipf or an Honor Flight, Woodson was flown to Washington,D.C. for a remembrance ceremony at the World War II Memorial for veterans who served ina ll arenas. Close to 500 people greete d them at the plane,shaking hands and thanking them for their service. Three busloadst oured the Washington Memorial,Lincoln Memorial a nd other sites. At the World War II Memorial,descriptions of battles fought as well as realistically sculpted scenesv ividly brought back memories along with plaques for e very branch of the military. Each star at the Wall of Stars represents 100 men that gavet heir lives. I believe there are 1,500 s tars,Woodson said,contemplating what that meant. Consequently,he doesntc onsider any of one of these a personal commendation as much as a shared one. We received these medals to honor the fellows who g ave their lives to show the world that they died to keep America free and uphold the Constitution,Woodson said. At the Battle of the Bulge,w e were there to help liberate the French and offer protection,but also to keep America free. It frightens me that we are losing our freedoms here in America. We must remember those whom ade the ultimate sacrifice on our behalf so as not to l ose our inheritance our Christian heritage. Woodson has been back to Luxembourg several times.During his last trip,t he veterans were invited to a high school to share about their experiences and to answer questions from the attentive students. One particular student cried as he spoke about how the grandfather he never met was shot by the Germans for refusing to enter their military,Woodson said,shaking his head at the sad memory. The students want us to return so they can interact with us some more. We are going back in June. The people of France have a great love for the Americans who liberated them. And we have a lot of respect for the undergroundt roops who helped us when we were liberating France.A young soldierBorn in West Virginia, Woodson moved toC alifornia when he was a bout 16. When he turned 1 7,he joined the Army Infantry,earning $50 a month pay. Then they said volunteers were needed and would get an extra $50 a month afterc ompleting training and making our first jump. So three of us went to Fort Benning,Ga. After basic t raining and jump school,we were shipped back to the West Coast to go overseas, but I developed tonsillitisa nd that kept me from shipping out. Eventually,he was s hipped back to the East Coast and later got on a ship to England. The war wasa lready in progress,but the invasion hadnt started.When it did,they were in place and met the fellows in Reims,France,h aving joined the 101st Airborne unit as a replacement. I did not fly airplanes, Woodson noted. I jumped out of them! In Reims,they were loaded into trucks. They didt know where they were going or why.When they got out of the trucks they were in Bastogne,Belgium. It was December,and snow and cold would be their constant camping companion. After about a month or so, Woodson was moved back to a rest area where they determined he had cracked verte-b rae from artillery landing around him. But,as the medic r emoved my wool gloves and my combat boots,he saw black frostbitten hands andf eet and wanted to amputate. I told him if you touch me, y ou are going to be sorry. The good Lord kept me from losing my hands andf eet. They shipped me to a hospital where I had many a miserable night. I couldnt w alk. It was almost a year before I got my feeling back i n my legs again. Woodson spent time in hospitals in New York,Iowa, and at a nerve center in Battle Creek,Mich. Theyw anted to operate on his spine,but the odds were 99 to 100 that he would remain paralyzed. He told them no. However,several buddies helped him get into a swimming pool and do water ther-a py. That helped me start w alking again as I began getting my feeling back.Foxhole awakeningWoodson wasnt a believing Christian when he entered the army. He admitsh e was a pretty difficult young man. But while engaged in the Battle of the Bulge,he was in his foxhole reading a much-longed-forl etter from his mother after three months without mail. Dusk had settled in and artillery was raining down around us. All of a sudden,Il ooked up and saw a silhouette from the waist up of who I thought was God,butm ay have been my guardian angel. Either way,God had sent protection to me. I saw an artillery shell, about six inches round and o ne and a half feet long, coming end over end directly for me in the foxhole.Butt his heavenly being put his hand over it and deflected t he shell off to the side. He looked down at me and said,t worry son, youll be just fine.ll never forget it. From then on,I hadn o more fear or worry knowing my guardian angel was w ith me. He credits that experience with putting him on the patht o a relationship with God through Jesus Christ. H e says there are many stories of Gods intervention throughout war that need to b e told. Woodson doesnt want us to forget how God interacts with his children no matter where they are. s important to preserve o ur religious heritage and freedom,he said.History According to Wikipedia.org,610,000 men were committed and some 89,000 casualties resulted, including 19,000 killed,int he Battle of the Bulge. It as the largest and bloodie st battle fought by the United States in World War II. Woodson can attest to that. He recalls how he went o ut on night patrols to see where German artillery was located,or if there was any m ovement of enemy equipment or tanks. There were 3 2 guys in his platoon. As we lost men,I was assigned as a bazooka man because I trained as a rifleman. Bazookas could knock out the tanks. But in early February,I was finally moved out. When I was removed from the front lines and lef t t he platoon due to my injuries,there were onlyt hree of the 32 of us left.Remember I believe it is vital that v eterans gradually transition back into civilian life,he said. The sights and sounds o f b attle are awful men crying out for help Woodson shakes his head and swallows the lum p in his throat at the memory. H e believes that as vets have experienced the worst o f mans capabilities they need to be able to talk abou t their experiences. Theys hould receive counsel and encouragement to put their ordeals into perspective sot hat the adjustment to civilian life is gentler. That is why for him, receiving medals to honor his service is welcome n o m atter how much time has gone by. It is a shared hono r with those with whom hes erved and who never made it home. They never had the chance to put war behind them and live in the free-d oms for which they fough t These honors are for them. DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; may ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 1 1 0 0 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 5/26/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 Page A8News-SunSunday, May 26, 2013www.newssun.com Continued from A8 Woodson honored for service during Battle of the Bulge The French Legion dhonneur or Legion of Honoris an order of dist inction first established by Napoleon B onaparte in May of 1802.It is the highest decoration bestowed inF rance and is divided into five degrees:Chevalier (Knight (OfficerCommander Grand Officier (Grand Officer) and Grand Croix (Grand Cross).The highest degree of the Order of the Legion of Honor is that of Grand Master, which is held by the sitting President of France. I nitially intended to recognize milit ary service, early honorees were r equired to have served 25 years in the French military, with other acts of civilian service or bravery also being c onsidered.Following the two World Wars, the Legion of Honor was award-e d to honor the heroism of veterans and to comfort the families of soldiers who had sacrificed their lives to protect their country. U nited States veterans who risked their lives during World War II to fighto n French territory qualify to be decorated as Knights of the Legion of Honor having fought in one of the main campaigns of the Liberation of France:Normandy, Provence, or N orthern France. Any veteran who would like to come t o the Lakeland Battle of the Bulge group, particularly if one has fought in that theater, or would like to participate with the local group of Airborne that meets monthly, contact EdW oodson at 385-4083. Legion of Honor established by Napoleon Courtesy photo Knight of Legion of Honor medal received on April 10 at the Alliance Francaise of Greater Orlando on behalf of the French Republic. Courtesy photo E d Woodson proudly wears h is Knight of Legion of H onor medal as a Screaming Eagle of the 1 01st Airborne Division of t he U.S. Army for his World W ar II service during the Battle of the Bulge. Courtesy photo Ed Woodson (rightirgil Myers at the monument of gratitude to Our American Liberators from the citizens of Mertzig.

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Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on the 20th day of June, 2013, at 11:00 am, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE WEST HALF OF LOT 6, IN BLOCK 15, OF AVON PARK ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 15, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on May 22, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k AS DEPUTY CLERK May 26; June 2, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2013-CA-000087 SEC.: SEQUOIA FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS, INC., Plaintiff, v. JOSELITO ALTAMIRANO; ELENITA ESPIDOL ALTAMIRANO; AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 21, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 28-2013-CA-000087 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 20th day of June, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to t he following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 2096, 2097 AND 2098, AVON PAR K LAKES, UNIT 7, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 98, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863 534-4686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 22nd DA Y OF May, 2013. By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA May 26; June 2, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000343 M & T BANK, Plaintiff, vs. ROMMEL TUASON A/K/A ROMMEL C. TUASON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROMMEL TUASON A/K/A ROMMEL C. TUASON; CHASE BANK USA, N.A.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 8, BLOCK 39, PLACID LAKES SECTION NINETEEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 14, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3000 Lake Josephine Dr. Sebring, FL 33875 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on June 12, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 14th day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. May 19, 26, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000078 DIVISION: DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS AS TRUSTEE FOR RALI 2006QA6, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN C. DEAN II, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 13, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000078 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas as Trustee for RALI 2006QA6, is the Plaintiff and John C. Dean II, Tenant #1 n/k/a Shawn Delaney, Tenant #2 n/k/a Kelli Delaney, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 11th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 481, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION E, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3103 VALERIE BLVD, SEBRING, FL 3 3870-7823 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 15th day of May, 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) 221-4743 (813 EService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com AO-11-89254 If you are a person with a disability who needs any a ccommodation 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 19, 26, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000361 DIVISION: GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. PAUL A. DERR A/K/A PAUL ANTHONY DERR, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 13, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000361 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which GMAC Mortgage, LLC, is the Plaintiff and Paul A. Derr A/K/A Paul Anthony Derr, Gloria Lynn Mize A/K/A Gloria Lynn Derr A/K/A Gloria L. Derr, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 11th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: TRACT 9, BLOCK 4, FLORIDA HIGHLANDS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 64 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A PERMANENT FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO, DESCRIBED AS A 1999 OAKHAVEN MOBILE HOME BEARING IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS 8U620244LA AND 8U620244LB AND TITLE NUMBERS 0076316698 AND 0076316699. A/K/A 2633 UTE AVENUE, LORIDA, FL 33857-8620 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 15th day of May, 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 (813 EService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com AO-11-73615 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 19, 26, 2013 28-2010-CA-001337 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for HSI Asset Securitization Corporation Trust 2007-WF1, is the Plaintiff and Gracemarie Snellen, Joseph M. Snellen, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 12th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 43 AND EAST 1/2 OF LOT 44, RAAB AND WINTER'S SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 28, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 51 EAST WOLF STREET, AVON PARK, FL 33825 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus f rom 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 14th day of May, 2013. C lerk 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 (813 EService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com AO-10-53344 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 534-4690, within two (2 ceipt of this (describe notice voice impaired, call TDD (863 i da Relay Service 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel: (863863 May 19, 26, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-001337 DIVISION: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR HSI ASSET SECURITIZATION CORPORATION TRUST 2007-WF1, Plaintiff, vs. GRACEMARIE SNELLEN, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated May 13, 2013, and entered in Case No. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2010-CA-001306 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CSFB HEAT 2006-6 Plaintiff, v. GEORGE E. BUTKOWSKY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GEORGE E. BUTKOWSKY; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S (IS/ARE OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; AAMES FUNDING CORPORATION D/B/A AAMES HOME LOAN; LAKE HAVEN ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 21, 2013, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: LOT 3, BLOCK 21, OF LAKE HAVEN ESTATES SECTION TWO, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 61, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 728 GARLAND AVE, SEBRING, FL 33875 at public sale on August 21, 2013, at eleven o'clock a.m., in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any. other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 22nd day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Within two (2 working days of your receipt of this notice, please contact the Court Administration Office at (863 534-4690. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V May 26; June 2, 2013 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 21, 2013, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: CLUSTER 3, UNIT B, OF COUNTRY CLUB VILLAS I OF SPRING LAKE, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, PAGE 74, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 308 VILLAWAY, SEBRING, FL 33876 at public sale on June 20, 2013, at eleven o'clock a.m., in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any. other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 22nd day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Within two (2 working days of your receipt of this notice, please contact the Court Administration Office at (863 534-4690. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V May 26; June 2, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2010-CA-001270 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CHREDITORS OF JOHN O. TOROSIAN, DECEASED; JOYCE A. DANELIUS; JOAN E. OUELLETTE; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(SIS/ARE KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; COUNTRY CLUB VILLAS I OF SPRING LAKE HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION, INC.; 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2012ca001166 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR MASTR ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2006-WMC4, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-WMC4, Plaintiff, vs. GUY BRADLEY HALL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HOPE H. NIELANDER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAMES C. NIELANDER; UNKNOWN TENANT IN P OSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure Sale dated the 21st day of May, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2012ca001166, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR MASTR ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 206-WMC4, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-WMC4 is the Plaintiff and GUY BRADLEY HALL, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAMES C. NIELANDER NKA HOPE H. NIELANDER, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HOPE H. NIELANDER NKA JAMES C. NIELANDER and UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 9th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 289, SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES SECTION "D", ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 13, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 22nd day of May, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak 10-39688 May 26; June 2, 2013 BELLE RODRIGUEZ; LUCIANO RIVERA; HIGHLANDS COUNTY, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the MAIN ENTRANCE of the Courthouse; 430 SOUTH COM-M ERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, at 11:00 a.m., on the 12th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 2, BLOCK 1, ``S'' AND ``H'' HOMESITES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16, PAGE 48 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in an court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administrator, (863 within two (2 Foreclosure Complaint; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 lay Service 711. Dated this 16th day of May, 2013. (SEAL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk 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. May 19, 26, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2012-CA-000230 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-4, Plaintiff, vs. ANNABELL RODRIGUEZ A/K/A ANNABELLE RODRIGUEZ, ET AL. Defendants NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE (Please publish in THE NEWS SUN NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 7, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000230, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-4, (hereafter ``Plaintiff'' Plaintiff and ANNABELL RODRIGUEZ A/K/A ANNAIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000898 HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF PEOPLE'S CHOICE HOME LOAN SECURITIES TRUST SERIES 2005-4 Plaintiff, vs. THOMAS DUBUISSON AND MYRLANDE DUBUISSON, HUSBAND AND WIFE. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated May 13, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000898 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF PEOPLE'S CHOICE HOME LOAN SECURITIES TRUST SERIES 2005-4, Plaintiff and THOMAS DUBUISSON AND MYRLANDE DUBUISSON, HUSBAND AND WIFE are defendant(s C lerk of 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 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., June 11, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 2, BLOCK 15, SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES ACRES, SECTION 27, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 24, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any a ccommodation 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/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561 (561 10-177809 FC01 BFB May 19, 26, 2013 1000 A nnouncementsHaving something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youre doing, but, no one else does. 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C M Y K Page A10News-SunSunday, May 26, 2013www.newssun.com 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. GC12-1160 SEC. IN RE: ONE PARCEL OF LAND SITUATED IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MAJESTIC HOMES & REALTY SW, LLC, c/o JOHN P. GEORGE, MANAGING MEMBER, 2442 BAY VILLAGE COURT, PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL 33410. ALL PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST MAJESTIC HOMES & REALTY SW, LLC, AND ALL PARTIES HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE, OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No.: 2012-CA-000655 HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR FREMONT HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-C, MORTGAGE-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-C, P laintiff, vs. ANDREA C. BRUZA, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANDREA C. BRUZA, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, ACTING THROUGH THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, CITY OF SEBRING AND FORD MOTOR CREDIT COMPANY LLC,A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY F/K/A FORD MOTOR CREDIT COMPANY,A CORPORATION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 14, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000655 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR FREMONT HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-C, MORTGAGE-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-C, is Plaintiff and ANDREA C. BRUZA, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANDREA C. BRUZA, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, ACTING THROUGH THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, CITY OF SEBRING AND FORD MOTOR CREDIT COMPANY LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY F/K/A FORD MOTOR CREDIT COMPANY, A CORPORATION, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL at 11:00 o'clock A.M. on the 11th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 42 AND THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 43, BLOCK 426, SEBRING SUMMIT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 62, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. STREET ADDRESS: 1723 ROBERTA AVE, SEBRING, FL 33870 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, this 15th day of May, 2013. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk May 19, 26, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2010-CA-000575 OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MASUD RAHMAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MASUD RAHMAN; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final S ummary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: LOT 19, BLOCK 17, HYDE PARK, 2ND REP LAT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 17, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A /K/A 903 W PLEASANT ST. AVON PARK, FL 33825 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 19th day of June, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 1 6th day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, May 26, 2013Page A11 WE BUYALL AUTOS with or without Title. Any Condition Year / Make / Model. We will pay up to $20,000. Free Towing. Call Cindy 813-505-6935 9400Automotive Wanted2006 SUZUKIGSXR 600 18,600 MILES, Excellent Condition. All New Parts. $3900 OBO Call For Details 863-835-0091 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 TransportationGREAT AMERICANFOOSBALL TABLE. Excel cond. Commercial Quality Dimensions: 55-3/4"x28-1/4"x34-1/4". Weight 190lbs. Convenient ball return at opponents goal. High performance polypropylene figures for breakage resistance ABS injected legs with individual leg levelers. Easy set up with standard tools. Medium size handle grips with solid chrome rods 3/4" MDF and attractive oak veneer. Made in the USA located in Lake Placid, Fl. Local pick up or buyer to make all arrangements for packing, pick up and shipping. Posted with eBay Mobile. 305-588-9303 8350Sporting Goods 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520P ets & Supplies WINGED BACKCHAIR Burgundy & Tan, Good Condition. $45. 863-414-1953 WICKER LOVESEAT$40. 863-314-9080 VCR TAPES37 Assorted All Good. $ 15. 863-402-2285 U PRIGHT (BAGGEDVACUUM Completely reconditioned with a 30 Day Guarantee. $20. 863-402-2285 TV ANTENNACable / 100 plus feet Excellent Condition. $10. 863-402-2285 OVAL DININGTABLE with Extra Leaf, Hardwood, 4 Upholstered / Padded Chairs. $75. Cash Only! 863-471-2502 LOVESEAT COUCH$40. 863-314-9080 LOVESEAT /BEIGE, Upholstered Fabric with 2 Extra Pillows. $50. Cash Only! 863-471-2502 GAS CANS( 2 863-314-9080 FLOORING 6'X 9' For Bathroom. NEW. $30. 863-414-1953 DISHES -NEW! White with Gold trim. Still in Box. $25. 863-414-1953 BRACELET -Silver 1880's Egyptian Revival with Sea Rabs in original box. $50. 863-402-2285 BEDSPREAD -KING / QUEEN SIZE Multi Sea Shell Print. $25. 863-655-0342 7310B argain Buys22 INCHCHROME RIMS & TIRES CHEVROLET. $540. OBO 863-873-5433 7300MiscellaneousCHAIRS 1La-Z-Boy Recliner Rocker & 1 Swivel Rocker. $30. Call 863-465-2425 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseAVON PARKRoom w/private bath, use of pool and house. $400/mo. References required. Call 863-452-1458. 6450Roommates Wanted LAKE PLACID3/1 Remodeled home in Country Setting. Large fenced yard w/detached 20 x 20 metal building. $795/mo. + $500 deposit. Call 863-243-4580 AVON PARKLOVELY 2/2 on corner. School Bus stop, perfect for roommate situation. 1 car garage, screen porch. $750 + deposit. Also For Sale. 863-453-4914 or 863-414-2871 6300U nfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. p lus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250F urnished Houses B EAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING2BR/1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping. $595/mo. 863-446-1822 AVON PARKNEW MGR'S SPECIAL 2/2 $500, 1BR $400, EFF. $300 No Pets. Incl. WSG and W/D 863-449-0195 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 6200UnfurnishedApartments SEBRING DUPLEX MOVE IN READY 2/1. Tile floors, washer/dryer hook up, CHA, no smoke/pets. Close to Highlands Hospital. $500 per mo. + $400 sec. Call 863-655-0982 LAKE PLACIDDuplex, 2/2, screened patio, tile floors, yard, washer/dryer, central A/C, water & garbage included. $500/mo. $450 dep. No cats, small dog ok. 954-829-1641 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals SEBRING MUST SEE Corner Lot Doublewide, 55 + Community. 2br, 2ba, 2 C-port. Screen room, storage shed / work space w/ A/C, Lots of amenities, CAH. Owner Financed. Pets OK. Fully Furnished. 863-402-1959 PALM HARBORHOMES Check us out at http://www.palmharbor.com/modelcenter/plantcity/ $8500 off any Palm Harbor H ome purchased John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 M obile HomesSEBRING DUPLEXfor Sale By Owner. Great Investment Property. 2/1 each side, all tile, CHA, live in one side, rent the other. Asking $115,000. Call 863-655-0982 4180Duplexes for SaleSEBRING 2/2/1In Desirable 55+ Thunderbird Hill Villas Fruit Trees, Tile throughout, Walk in Closet, Clubhouse, Pool. HOA $55. Asking $78,500. Call 863-458-0789 4120Villas & CondosFor Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 F inancialFORMER TEACHER10yrs. exp. SFCC ww Elders, mental stimulation and cognition. Seeks Employment as Senior Companion. Call 863-414-1055. 2300Work Wanted SEEKING WELLExp. Medical office help. Exc. billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are a MUST Part-time. Fax resume to: 866-593-0635 or email to: medicalofficebilling@yahoo.com EXPERIENCED ROOFERS NEED ONLY APPLY. DFWP 863-385-0351. RN NEEDFOR DIALYSIS UNIT. Experienced preferred, but will train the right person. Excellent Benefits and Salary. Contact Peggy at (863 (863 ONE HOPEUNITED One Hope United is a social service child welfare agency. We are seeking a Continuous Quality Improvement & Research Coordinator in our Sebring location. master's degree and Florida Child Protection Certification required as well as 3 years experience. Send resume and salary requirements to : recruiter@onehopeunited.org. Please indicate "CQIR Coordinator Sebring" in the subject line. PRN/LPN WANTED Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults is seeking nurses for all shifts. Casual work environment, benefit package and paid training. Call Melissa at 863-452-5141 or complete an application atw ww.jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida (Avon Park IMMEDIATE OPENINGfor Equipment Operator with Clean CDL License for Local Equipment Company. POSITION FILLED!!!! DIRECT SUPPORTPROFESSIONALS wanted for Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults. HS diploma or 2 year associated experience, valid FL Drivers License and clean criminal background req. Please complete application at w ww.jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida863-452-5141 DELIVERY TRUCKDRIVER P/T For ORNAMENTAL NURSERY Apply: Peace River Growers, 3521 N. Nursery Road, Zolfo Springs, Florida 33890. EOE AUTO BODYTECHNICIAN Hourly Rate for Aircraft Painting. DFWP. POSITION FILLED! A /C SERVICETECH needed for fast growing well established HVAC company. Great co-workers! 5+ years experience. Full benefits / bonuses. Apply in person with resume to 20 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid. Phone 699-5455 for interview, fax resume to 699-9758 or email to mcair@millerscentralair.com FULL TIMESTAFF ACCOUNTANT wanted by local CPA firm. Send Resume to Box #128 The News-Sun, 2227 US 27 S. Sebring, FL, 33870 2100Help WantedIF YOUhave a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others-with Comfort Keepers. Apply online today at:ck381.ersp.biz/employment. 2013 CK Franchising, Inc. Independently owned and operated. ASSOCIATE REPS SUMMER WORK GREAT PAY Immediate FT/PT openings, Customer sales/services, no exp. necessary. Conditions apply. All ages 17+. Call 863-268-1275 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment 1050L egals 1 050LegalsCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. I f We can assist you, please call us: 385-6155 News-Sun Classified 1100Announcements* **************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** T he following legal notices are from the H ighlands C ounty Board of County Commissioners and are b ei ng published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsLake Placid, FL 33852 Derek B. Alvarez, Esquire FBN: 114278 dba@gendersalvarez.com Anthony F. Diecidue, Esquire FBN: 146528 afd@gendersalvarez.com GENDERS ALVAREZ DIECIDUE, P.A. 2307 West Cleveland Street Tampa, Florida 33609 Phone: (813813 May 19, 26, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC13-176 IN RE: ESTATE OF ZAIDA H. TRIVETTE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ZAIDA H. TRIVETTE, deceased, whose date of death was October 3, 2012; File Number PC13-176, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE F IRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 19, 2013. JUDY OLIVER GOULD Personal Representative 1561 Oak Avenue IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-179 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF HALLIE KENNEDY a/k/a HALLIE W. KENNEDY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS T he administration of the estate of Hallie Kennedy a/k/a Hallie W. Kennedy, deceased, whose date of death was January 9, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. T he date of first publication of this Notice is May 26, 2013. Personal Representative: Polly Riddell 15 Twin Lakes Road L ake Placid, FL 33852 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representative 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870 By: /s/ E. Mark Breed III E. MARK BREED III Florida Bar No. 338702 May 26; June 2, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-211 IN RE: ESTATE OF IVY B. KNIGHT Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Ivy B. Knight, deceased, whose date of death was April 5, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 29, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Cheryl K. Bone Cheryl K. Bone P.O. Box 1863 Bartow, Florida 33831 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Andrew M. Reed Andrew M. Reed Attorney for Cheryl Bone Florida Bar Number: 10756 Reed & Mawhinney, P.L. 1611 Harden Blvd. Lakeland, FL 33803 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: andy@polklawyer.com Secondary E-Mail: linda@polklawyer.com May 26; June 2, 2013 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to quiet title to the following property in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 7, Block 27, SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES ACRES, as shown by map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 24, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Being in Section 34, Township 27 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida. PARCEL ID# C-22-37-30-600-0270-0070. to it on Christopher A. Desrochers, Esq., the Petitioner's attorney, whose address is 2504 Ave. GNW, Winter Haven, FL 33880 on or before 30 days from the date of first publication of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated this 14th day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk May 19, 26, 2013HICO School Board 2X4 AD#00029901City of Sebring 2X2 AD#00029978 City of Sebring 2X2 AD#00029987Agero 3X10.5 AD#00030036AP Housing Authority 1X3 AD#00029582 A P Housing Authority 1X3 AD#00029583 Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155

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C M Y K News-Sun photos by DAN HOEHNE Top left: Oscar Mercado of Tampa Gaither, ranked 27th in the nation by BaseballFactory.com, sees the ball into his glove while taking grounders during Fridays workout at the FACA All-Star Baseball Classic. Top right: While some were on the field and in the dugouts, this group of Major League and college scouts stayed in the cool shade of the stands during the heat of Fridays FACA workouts. Bottom right: After a few rounds of hitting and fielding, the players were then timed in the 60-yard dash by the throng of scouts on hand. Bottom left: Chris Okey of Eustis, the No. 35-ranked high school player in the nation by BaseballFactory.com, takes his cuts during batting practice Friday afternoon at Firemens Field. As most of you know, Im a dyed in the wool bass fisherman. Have been for over 50 years, and I take a lot of pride in that. But I also like to catch anything that swims, and that includes an occasional trip over to the Gulf ofM exico to fish with my b rother or my saltwater fishing buddy, Bob Scranton. Bob and I have made many trips over to Charlotte Harbor, going back 10-12 years. I cant imagine too many people know the area better than him, since hes been fishing it for the last 25-30 years. So when he invited me to take a trip with him on Monday, I was all in. Bob likes to leave early, so I set my alarm for 2:45 a.m., and as it turned out, I woke up on my own at 2:30. I s about a two-hour drive o ver to the boat ramp, so I met up with Bob around 4 a.m. at his house in Avon Park and he had the boat hooked up and he was ready to go. Some guys like to fish saltwater with artificial baits, others use shrimp and cut bait. Bob is a real purist and prefers to catch his own bait. First light found us alongside one of the many islands in Charlotte Harbor chum-m ing the water for green ies and sardines. On most trips, Bob can use his cast net and get a By DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING The injuries finally caught up with Pool Paradise Thursday night, as Glissons rallied late to give them their first loss of the Dixie Boys regular season by a 7-6 final. W ith injuries limiting them to just the nine-player line up and an empty bench, Pool Paradise was fortunatet hat catcher Hunter Martinez recovered well e nough from rolling his ankle Tuesday night to take h is position Thursday. And while G lissons was without Kyle Helms for the night, due to the Sebring High School Baseball Banquet, they were still at seemingly full enough strength to topple the pool boys from their perch. But control problems plagued Glisson starter Josh Crouch, who walked two in the top of the first and allowed one batter to reach on a dropped third strike, resulting in an early 1-0 lead for Paradise. Pool pitcher Daniel Simons also had trouble finding the strike zone in the bottom of the frame, walking three and letting a run come in when a pitch got away, evening things up at 1-1 after one. But it was in the top of the second when Pool Paradise showed their grit and seemed to blow it open. The Hamilton brothers, Seth and Scott, lead it off by reaching on an error and drawing a walk, respectively, before Alex Colon worked his way to a base on balls as well. During Martinezs at bat, a pitch got away, but the first Hamilton runner was pegged at the plate. But the bases were loaded up again when Martinez drew a walk. Crouch struck out the next batter looking, but Justin Bickman solved him with a bases-clearing double into the right-center field gap, making it a 4-1 lead. Wyatt Cordell followed with an RBI single up the middle and, after a stolen base, came in himself when Austin Garzas smash toward second couldnt be handled. Now with a 6-1 lead, Simons settled in and worked around a lead-off walk in the bottom of the second to retire the next three in order. But Seth Cannady came on in relief and set the Paradise side down in order in the top of the third, before he started a threat in the bottom of the inning. With one out, Cannady singled to center and Crouch followed suit with a liner back through the box as well. One out later, Grayson Caldwell drew a walk to load the bases, but a smash to left off Rey Moros bat was hauled in by Scott Hamilton to escape the jam. The fourth went by quietly, as did the top of the fifth with the lead still holding at 6-1. SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Sunday, May 26, 2013 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE J ustin Bickman laces this Josh Crouch offering for a three-run double Thursday night as part of a five-run second i nning for Pool Paradise. Glissons, however, would rally and get the win to give the pool boys their first loss of the Dixie Boys season. Glissons pulls upset of Pool Paradise Glissons7P ool Paradise6 See DIXIE, Page B4 C ourtesy photo D on holds up one of the massive Snook caught during a venture to the Gulf earlier this week. Fishin Around... Don Norton Monday trip nabs monster Snook See SNOOK, Page B3 A day at the ballpark with the FACA All-Stars By TIM REYNOLDS A ssociated PressMIAMI LeBron James blamed one person after the Miami Heat let home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference finals slip fromt heir hands. Predictably, that was himself. The leagues MVPhad two t urnovers in the final minute both times on passes that w ere knocked away by David W est and they proved particularly costly for the defending NBAchampions. Roy Hibbert scored a postseason career-high 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers evened the series at a game apiece with a 97-93 victory in Game 2 on Friday night. I made two mistakes tonight that hurt our team, James said. And that hurt more than anything. I let my teammates down. They expect me to make plays down the stretch and I had the ball with an opportunity to make a couple plays, and I came up short. That burns, but the best thing about it is, this isnt college. Its not one loss and youre done. I have another Late turnovers doom Heat See HEAT, Page B4

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C M Y K S ebring Football car washSEBRING Blue Streak Football will be hosting a car wash and watermelon sale in three area locations Saturday, May 25, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In south Sebring, car washes and sales will be at the BPstation in the Southgate Shopping Center and the Boys and Girls Club. In north Sebring, they will be set up at the Eye Express. Watermelons will be going for $4 for one, or two for $6, with donations being accepted for a car wash.Panther Softball CampA VON 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. F or further information, call Coach Falla at the following campus phone numbers at extension 7038 Avon Park/Sebring, (863 P lacid, (863863 494-7500; Hardee, (863 C oach Falla can also be reached via e mail at fallac@southflorida.edu .Sunrise Rotary GolfSEBRING Sebring Sunrise Rotary 24th annual Charity Golf Tournament will be Saturday, June 1, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start on the Deer Run course at Sun N Lake Golf and Country Club. Format is a Four-person Scramble (double Bogey maximum Cost is $220 per team and includes greens fees, cart, range balls, lunch and on-course beverages along with some fabulous raffle prizes. Sponsorships available: $100 Hole sponsor; $155 Hole sponsor including single entry; and $320 Hole sponsor including team entry. Hole-In-One sponsors are being provided by Cohan Radio Group ($2,000 cash) and Alan Jay Automotive Network. Trophy sponsor is the Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center. Make checks payable to Sebring Sunrise Rotary, P.O. Box 1363, Sebring, FL33871. Please enter by Tuesday, May 28.Home run for Habitat 5KSEBRING Home run for Habitat 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, June 1, at Highlands Hammock State Park. Check-in starts at 7 a.m.; race starts promptly at 8 a.m. Entry fee $15 through May 24; $20 after and until Race Day, June 1 (checks if mailed and cash on day of race). Shirt sizes can only be guaranteed for pre-registered participants. Age groups eight and under; 9-13; 1419; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; and 70-70-plus. Make checks payable to: Habitat for Humanity and mail information (names, gender, race day age, address, phone number, e-mail address, event youre entering and T-shirt size) and check to: Highlands County Habitat for Humanity, 159 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring.Hill Gustat Basketball CampSEBRING Hill Gustat Middle School will be hosting a youth, summer basketball camp from Monday, June 10, through Friday, June 14. The camp will cater to players ranging from those who have just completed their 2nd grade year, to those who have just finished their 8th grade year. There will be two sessions each day. The 2nd through 5th grade campers will camp from 9 a.m.-Noon, and 6th through 8th grade students from 1-4 p.m. This camp is for playersof all ability and experience levels. HGMS Athletic Director and basketball coach Nick Brooks and his staff will be utilizing the latest coaching techniques to assist players in taking their games to the next level. All players must carry a 2.0 grade point average to be eligible to attend the camp, and a copy of each players most recent report card must be supplied on the first day of the camp. If you are interested in participating, please contact Coach Brooks at brooksn@highlands.k12.fl.us ,or call 850-3228398. The fee for this camp is $60, and the deadline to register is Thursday, June6. Sebring Cheer ClinicSEBRING Sebring High School Cheerleading Clinic will be from 3-5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, June 1013, at the Sebring High School gym. Ages: four years through eighth grade. E ach day will have a different theme: C rafts/Fun/Cheers. Come out and join the fun! Be taught cheers and chants by our nationally ranked and four-time state championship team perform at our SHS Home Football Game at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4.SHS SwimSEBRING Sebring High School will be offering swimming lessons with four sessions to choose from. The first session begins Monday, June 2 and runs through Friday, June 21. The second session runs from June 24July 5, the third session July 8-July 19 and the fourth from July 22-August 2. Registrations are being taken at the front office of Sebring High School during the day from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., where office secretaries will be able to sign you up. E mails can also be sent to catonp@highlands.k12.fl.us. The Sebring High School pool is currently open Monday through Friday from 6 -7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3 p.m. A dditional hours will be added once s chool is out for the summer. Cost is $2 per swimmer, and family passes are available at $50 for first family member and $15 for each additional. Water aerobics are also underway, meeting on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at $2 per class. Those with a summer pass can take the class for $1 per. Sebring Summer Swim Program The Summer Swim Program will again offer four (4 Each will last two weeks and the swim class meets each weekday, Monday through Friday. The Program will offer eight (8 of instruction: Adult Beginner: Adults Only. For the novice-no experience necessary. Parent and Tot: Water Orientation. Mother/Father must participate with child. (6 months to 2 years of age.) Level I: Introduction to Water Skills. Students first water orientation without Mother/Father. Part A--Preschool Aquatics (2-4 years of age) Part B-School Age (4-5 years of age Level II: Fundamental Aquatic Skills. Students do not need Mother/Father in pool. (4-5 years of age. Level III:Stroke Development. Students must be comfortable in water. Level IV:Stroke Improvement. Students must be able to swim 10 yards, do a front dive, and float on their backs. Level V:Stroke Refinement. Students must be able to swim 50 yards, tread water 30 seconds, and elementary back stroke 25 yards. Level VI:Part APersonal Water Safety/Diving Fundamentals. Students must be able to swim 100 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, backstroke 100 yards. Will learn basics of diving. Part B Fitness Swimmer/Diving Fundamentals. Students will learn necessary skills to make swimming part of their exercise program. Will learn basics of diving. There will be a $50 fee for the twoweek session and students will be enrolled on a first come, first served basis. For questions, call 471-5500, ext. 229, or 381-7092 and leave a message for Ms. Pat.Elks GolfSEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, June 3, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $25, which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on 863 471-3295. Check in not later than 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop. CONFERENCE FINALS(Best-of-7 (x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEMiami 1, Indiana 1 Wednesday: Miami 103, Indiana 102, OT Friday: Indiana 97, Miami 93 Sunday, May 26: Miami at Indiana, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 28: Miami at Indiana, 8:30 p.m. x-Thursday, May 30: Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m. x-Saturday, June 1: Miami at Indiana, 8:30 p.m. x-Monday, June 3: Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m.WESTERN CONFERENCESan Antonio 2, Memphis 0 Sunday: San Antonio 105, Memphis 83 Tuesday: San Antonio 93, Memphis 89, OT Saturday: San Antonio at Memphis, late Monday, May 27: San Antonio at Memphis, 9 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 29: Memphis at San Antonio, 9 p.m. x-Friday, May 31: San Antonio at Memphis, 9 p.m. x-Sunday, June 2: Memphis at San Antonio, 9 p.m.C ONFERENCE SEMIFINALS(Best-of-7 (x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEPittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1 Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1 Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 3 Sunday: Ottawa 2, Pittsburgh 1, 2OT Wednesday: Pittsburgh 7, Ottawa 3 Friday: Pittsburgh 6, Ottawa 2 Boston 3, N.Y. Rangers 1 Boston 3, N.Y. Rangers 2, OT Sunday: Boston 5, N.Y. Rangers 2 Tuesday: Boston 2, N.Y. Rangers 1 Thursday: N.Y. Rangers 4, Boston 3, OT Saturday, May 25: N.Y. Rangers at Boston, late x-Monday, May 27: Boston at N.Y. Rangers, TBD x-Wednesday, May 29: N.Y. Rangers at Boston, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCEDetroit 3, Chicago 1 Chicago 4, Detroit 1 Detroit 4, Chicago 1 Monday: Detroit 3, Chicago 1 Thursday: Detroit 2, Chicago 0 Saturday, May 25: Detroit at Chicago, late x-Monday, May 27: Chicago at Detroit, TBD x-Wednesday, May 29: Detroit at Chicago, TBD Los Angeles 3, San Jose 2 Los Angeles 2, San Jose 0 Los Angeles 4, San Jose 3 Saturday: San Jose 2, Los Angeles 1, OT Tuesday: San Jose 2, Los Angeles 1 Thursday: Los Angeles 3, San Jose 0 Sunday, May 26: Los Angeles at San Jose, TBD x-Tuesday, May 28: San Jose at Los Angeles, TBDAMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB New York2918.617 Boston2920.5921 Baltimore2622.5423.5 Tampa Bay2423.5115 Toronto2028.4179.5 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit2719.587 Cleveland2720.574.5 Chicago2224.4785 Kansas City2124.4675.5 Minnesota1827.4008.5 West Division WLPctGB Texas3117.646 Oakland2623.5315.5 Los Angeles2127.43810 Seattle2028.41711 Houston1434.29217 ___ Thursdays Games Toronto 12, Baltimore 6 Detroit 7, Minnesota 6 Cleveland 12, Boston 3 L.A. Angels 5, Kansas City 4 Fridays Games Baltimore 10, Toronto 6 Detroit 6, Minnesota 0 Boston 8, Cleveland 1 N.Y. Yankees 9, Tampa Bay 4 L.A. Angels 5, Kansas City 2 Chicago White Sox 4, Miami 3, 11 innings Oakland 6, Houston 5 Texas 9, Seattle 5 Saturdays Games Baltimore at Toronto, late Cleveland at Boston, late L.A. Angels at Kansas City, late Minnesota at Detroit, late N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, late Miami at Chicago White Sox, late Oakland at Houston, late Texas at Seattle, late Sundays Games Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 2-2oronto (Jenkins 1-0 Minnesota (Pelfrey 3-4 (Scherzer 6-0), 1:08 p.m. Cleveland (Kluber 3-3 (Doubront 3-2 N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 4-3ampa Bay (Cobb 5-2 L.A. Angels (Williams 3-1 City (W.Davis 3-3), 2:10 p.m. Miami (Sanabia 3-6 Sox (Axelrod 2-3 Oakland (Colon 4-2 (Keuchel 1-1 Texas (Tepesch 3-4) at Seattle (Iwakuma 5-1NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta2818.609 Washington2523.5214 Philadelphia2325.4796 New York1727.38610 Miami1335.27116 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis3116.660 Cincinnati3018.6251.5 Pittsburgh2919.6042.5 Milwaukee1927.41311.5 Chicago1829.38313 West Division WLPctGB Arizona2721.563 Colorado2721.563 San Francisco2622.5421 San Diego2126.4475.5 Los Angeles1927.4137 ___ Thursdays Games Pittsburgh 4, Chicago Cubs 2 Fridays Games Washington 5, Philadelphia 2 Cincinnati 7, Chicago Cubs 4 N.Y. Mets 5, Atlanta 5, tie, 8 innings, susp., rain Chicago White Sox 4, Miami 3, 11 innings Milwaukee 2, Pittsburgh 1 Arizona 5, San Diego 2 St. Louis 7, L.A. Dodgers 0 Colorado 5, San Francisco 0 Saturdays Games Colorado at San Francisco, late Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, late Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, late Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, late Miami at Chicago White Sox, late Philadelphia at Washington, late St. Louis at L.A. Dodgers, late San Diego at Arizona, late Sundays Games Chicago Cubs (Garza 0-0) at Cincinnati (Cueto 2-0 Philadelphia (Hamels 1-7 Washington (Strasburg 2-5 Miami (Sanabia 3-6 Sox (Axelrod 2-3 Pittsburgh (W.Rodriguez 5-2) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 3-4 Colorado (Garland 3-5 Francisco (M.Cain 3-2 San Diego (Marquis 6-2 (Corbin 7-0 St. Louis (S.Miller 5-3 (Kershaw 5-2 Atlanta (Teheran 3-1) at N.Y. Mets (Marcum 0-5), 8:05 p.m.NATIONAL CONFERENCECentral Division WLTPctPFPA Iowa450.444438394 Chicago450.444458494 San Antonio450.444392423 West Division WLTPctPFPA Arizona810.889609441 San Jose620.750440390 Spokane730.700662548 Utah440.500434433AMERICAN CONFERENCESouth Division WLTPctPFPA Jacksonville630.667476405 Tampa Bay630.667519455 Orlando260.250403493 New Orleans170.125298462 Eastern Division WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia440.500458406 Cleveland260.250363479 Pittsburgh260.250290417 ___ Fridays Game Spokane 61, San Antonio 48 Saturdays Games Jacksonville at Orlando, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Iowa at Arizona, 9 p.m. Chicago at New Orleans, 9 p.m. Utah at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BOSTON RED SOXActivated C David Ross from the 7-day concussion DL. Optioned C Ryan Lavarnway to Pawtucket (IL Victorino on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 21 and 3B Will Middlebrooks on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Alfredo Aceves and INF Jose Iglesias was recalled from Pawtucket. CHICAGO WHITE SOXReinstated LHP John Danks from the 15-day DL. CLEVELAND INDIANSActivated 1B Nick Swisher from the paternity list. Optioned INF Cord Phelps to Columbus (IL NEW YORK YANKEESActivated RHP Ivan Nova from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Dellin Betances to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL National League CINCINNATI REDSPlaced LHP Sean Marshall on the 15-day DL. Activated LHP Manny Parra from the 15-day DL. COLORADO ROCKIESActivated OF Michael Cuddyer from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Josh Rutledge to Colorado Springs (PCLBASKETBALLNational Basketball Association NBAFined Memphis G Tony Allen $5,000 for violating the league's antiflopping rule during Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against San Antonio. SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD 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 8 8 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . M iami at Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p . m m . San Antonio at Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . M iami at Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TM M L L S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 1 1 p p . m m . Seattle at Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2T T E E N N N N I I S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . F rench Open, First Round . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 N N o o o o n n F rench Open, First Round . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . French Open, First Round . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 N N o o o o n n F rench Open, First Round . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . French Open, First Round . . . . . . . . . . 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. Yankees at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . T T B B S S / / S S U U N N 2 2 p p . m m . M iami at Chicago White Sox . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 8 8 p p . m m . A tlanta at N.Y. Mets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . Miami at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 7 7 p p . m m . Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox . . . . W W G G N NT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . N.Y. Yankees at N.Y. Mets . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 7 7 p p . m m . Miami at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NTimes, games, channels all subject to change C C O O L L L L E E G G E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . ACC Tournament Final . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . SEC Tournament Final . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2M MO O N N D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p . m m . Big 12 Tournament Final . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NW W N N B B A A M MO O N N D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . W ashington at Tulsa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 5 5 p p . m m . Chicago at Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2A 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 1 1 1 1 a a . m m . NHRA Lucas Oil Series . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 N N o o o o n n Indianapolis 500 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 5 5 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . F F O O X XG G O O L L F F S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . PGA Crowne Plaza Invitational . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . PGA Crowne Plaza Invitational . . . . . . . C C B B S S 3 3 p p . m m . Senior PGA Championship . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C C 3 3 p p . m m . LPGA Pure Silk-Bahamas Classic . . . . G G O O L L F F LIVESPORTSONTV NBA Playoffs MLB NHL Playoffs Arena Football Transactions Page B2News-SunSunday, May 26, 2013w ww.newssun.com

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C M Y K Associated PressMIAMI BEACH New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has sold his Miami Beach home for $30 million. A-Rods business partner, Jose More, confirmed that the sale closed Friday. Rodriguez bought the 54,000-square-foot piece of waterfront land for $7.4 million in 2010. Using his own construction company, Newport Property Construction, he spent another $7.6 million building a nearly-20,000-square-foot mansion. The sale one of the highest ever in Miami-Dade County will earn Rodriguez a $15 million profit. More says Rodriguez decided to sell because the buyer, who More wouldnt name, made A-Rod an offer he simply could not refuse. More says Rodriguez also loves the design process and is already planning to buy another home in South Florida with a little more privacy. A-Rod is recovering from surgery on his left hip. ymca flag; 5.542"; 5"; Black; YMCA flat football sponsorship; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 8 8 2 2 2 2 DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 5/26/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 7 7 w ww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, May 26, 2013Page B3 hundred plus baitfish in short order, but the bait was harder to find on this trip, and after trying a few spots, we figured we had enough bait to last at least until midafternoon. Our target fish were sea trout and redfish, although we knew the possibility of catching snook existed, they have a closed season and must be released unharmed. Many years ago Bob brought me a 9-foot fly rod a nd asked if I could build it into a spinning rod. He felt like a longer rod would allow for a longer cast, particularly with freeswimming live bait, and also provide more backbone in the rod to fight larger fish and wear them down. I re-built his fly rod and it proved to be a success, and since then have built hundreds of 9-foot fly rod blanks into spinning rods for him, myself and others. Its an incredible rod for fishing live bait for trout and reds. We typically wade-fish in a number of areas and on this trip, Bob picked an area where wed had success in the past. Stepping out of the boat, we each began wading in different directions and immediately started catching trout. Trout have to be at least 15 inches and only one can be over 20 inches in your four fish limit. Redfish have to be at least 18 inches and not over 27 inches in length and the daily limit is one per person. In the first hour, Bob and I both caught near our limit of speckled trout and redfish and were anxious to see what else we could catch. I had broken off twice w ith 25-pound test line on what I was sure were big redfish or snook, although I never saw anything break the surface as both attempts to spool me failed. Spanish Mackerel moved into the area and although we caught a few, they too began cutting our line with their razor sharp teeth. Moving to another area, Bob hooked into one of the biggest snooks hed ever caught. Neither of us thought he could get it in but he did, and it was a whopper. In excess of 32 inches, we snapped a couple of pictures and released the snook unharmed back into the water. Twenty minutes later, Bob hooked into another big snook, even bigger than the earlier one and with precise control, managed to land it as well. This snook was probably 35-36 inches in length and since we had no way of weighing a fish over 10 pounds, we estimated a weight of at least 20 pounds. Bob and I each hooked and landed a couple more snook, smaller than the first two fish that he had caught, but nice fish in the 25-28 inch range. All this time I was being harassed by a couple of small black-tipped sharks. Wading in water chest deep, we tied a floating bait net as well as a stringer with our catch to our belts and the sharks had apparently smelled blood in the water. They would dart in and out so fast, I couldnt keep track of them as I swatted with my rod tip to scare them away. Finally, after repeated slapping of the water with my rod tip, one of the sharks grabbed my bait and headed out to sea. I thought sure he would bite through the leader but I managed to turn him around and land the feisty two-foot killer. Ill tell you, Ive seen a few sharks in my day, but I have to admit, I was amazed at the rows of razor sharp teeth these monsters have and I can only imagine the damage they could do to a human being or another fish, even at this small size. Aloud Whoop and I could see that Bob was now battling his fourth snook of the day and this one was a real monster. I watched as his 9-foot, 10-wt spinning rod bent to the weight of the snook and after a long struggle, Bob held up the spent fish for me to see. What a beauty. F or sure the biggest snook Id ever seen and very close to setting a new record for Bob. This fish was near 40 inches and looked to weigh at least 25 28 pounds hat an incredible fish! We took a few pictures, and as I struggled to lift the fish out in front of me, I couldnt believe our luck in catching five snook on the same trip, as well as our limit of trout and reds. Abackwater grand slam of S nook, redfish and trout for a bass fisherman, Ive got to admit, this was a lot of fun! Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod b uilder. He lives in the Golf H ammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie, and is the owner of a custom rod building compan y appropriately named The A merican Fisherman. He can be reached at 863-273-4998 or 216-339-6571 or by email at donorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. Continued from B1 Snook turn out to be catch of the day C ourtesy photo B ob Scranton proudly shows off one of the handful of large Snook caught on a day trip to the Gulf with Don Norton. alms.comDAYTONABEACH North American sports car racing resides on the cusp of change, with the opportunity for greatness beckoning. What better place to amplify that conversation than the most renowned sports car race in the world? This years 90th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 22-23 will serve as the facilitator, showcasing some of the best drivers from both the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrn (ALMS Racing 31 to be exact. Next year, ALMS and GRANDAM will become one, known as United SportsCar Racing. The man heading the board of directors guiding USCR, GRANDAM founder Jim France, will wave the French flag on the afternoon (9 p.m. ET) of June 22 to start the race. Let the talk begin. Storylines abound regarding Americas two, formerly competing sports car entities coming to the Circuit de la Sarthe this summer starting with France, the son of Bill France Sr., the man who founded both NASCAR and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA Bill France Sr. known as Big Bill may have loved stock car racing but sports cars werent far behind. When he built a massive 2.5-mile track in 1959 in Daytona Beach, the facilitys name was no accident. Daytona International Speedway was intended to be just that: a track with worldwide cachet that attracted the worlds top sports car teams on certain weekends mainly the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, which will be held for the 52nd time next January. From the time the first shovel of dirt was unearthed in the late 1950s, Big Bill envisioned hosting major international sports car races at Daytona, and was always enchanted by Le Manstwice-around-theclock test. Enchantment led to enterprise. In 1976, Big Bill worked with the Automobile Club de IOuest (ACO to bring a special stock car class into the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The one-time-only Grand International class had two cars a Ford Torino driven by Richard Brooks, Dick Hutcherson and Frenchman Marcel Mignot; and a Dodge Charger driven by Hershel and Doug McGriff. Neither car finished but who cared? There were stock cars on the course and in the flag stand at the start was another France waving the flag, Bill France Jr., Jim Frances older brother who at the time was NASCARs president. Bill Jrs wife Betty Jane France made the trip. Thirty-seven years later, the memories are vivid. That was very special, she recalled. We brought the French flag back to America and then put it on display at Bill Srs favorite restaurant in Daytona Beach, a French place called Chez Bruchez. They kept the flag up for as long as the restaurant was in business. This June, history comes full circle as for the first time in the 90year history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the start will have been given by two members of the same family. Appropriately on June 20 at Le Mans the starting flag will be presented to Jim France by Dr. Don Panoz founder of the ALMS in the presence of ACO President Pierre Fillon. Synergy and symbolism: Panoz is the vice chairman of the new sports car board of directors. The ACO recently gave official endorsement of the new United SportsCar Racing platform. Linkage to the French event was what Panoz had in mind in 1999 when he created the ALMS, which provided competitors with direct access to competing at Le Mans. The ALMS schedule includes the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring and the Petit Le Mans, a seasonending 10-hour race at Road Atlanta designed by Panoz in 1999 to capture the spirit of the European classic. With 24 Hours of Le Mans invitations annually given to its top competitors, the ALMS tradition at Le Mans continues next month, when seven cars representing five teams and a total of 23 full-time ALMS drivers are entered. The significance of this honor bestowed by the ACO cannot be overstated, said ALMS President and CEO Scott Atherton. Its a reflection of the great relationship thats been forged with Le Mans over the last 15 years and that Im sure will continue to grow in the years ahead. This year, Corvette Racing will chase its eighth class victory since 2001. Antonio Garcia, Oliver Gavin, Jan Magnussen, Tommy Milner, Jordan Taylor and Richard Westbrook will drive for the twocar team competing in the GTE Pro class. SRTMotorsports will also field two cars in GTE Pro, a pair of Viper GTS-Rs, while Level 5 Motorsports competes for the third consecutive year in LMP2. Other single-car entries are from Rebellion Racing in LMP1 and Dempsey Del Piero-Proton, with a lineup including racer/actor Patrick Dempsey, in the GTE Am class. The GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series will be represented by one team 8Star Motorsports in GTE Am and eight full-time drivers including Ryan Dalziel, Bill Auberlen and Taylor. Some final perspective fro m Atherton: I believe that endurance sports car racing devotees the world over will take this historic occasion as another sign of the great momentum and true partnership the ALMS and GRAND-AM have achieved since the announcement of our merger. The next event for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrn is the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prixat Lime Rock Park on Saturday, July 6. It will be the fourth round of the 2013 championship. ESPN2s livecoverage begins at3 p.m. ETon Saturday, July 6with livestreamingalso available onESPN3 starting at 2:45 p.m. ET on July 6. The Serieswebsite offers additional content such as live in-car cameras, and timing and scoring for all users around the world. Viewers outside the U.S. c an watch all ALMS races live on ALMS.com. Visit ALMS.com for current an d future event information including tickets and area accommodations. Follow the Series on Twitter (#ALMSYouTube. The future comes to Le Mans: ALMS/GRAND-AM Synergy To Be Showcased At 24-Hour Classic A-Rod sells Miami Beach home for $30M

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C M Y K 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 Page B4News-SunSunday, May 26, 2013w ww.newssun.com But in the bottom of the fifth, the short body count, control issues and patient eyes lead to a final Glissons charge. Consecutive walks to Clint Patrick and Cannady started it, with Crouch following with an RBI single to make it 6-2. Another walk loaded the bases and brought Hamilton on in relief. But a hit batter brought a r un in and an error added another to cut the lead to twoa t 6-4. Another base on balls cut it to one and brought Bickman on to try to halt matters where they were. But two more walks evened the game and put Glissons on top, prompting Pool Paradise head coach Dean Frazier to look for another reliever to bring in. W ith few options to choose from, with his limited roster,a nd the game likely to get out of hand, Frazier decided to pull the plug and take the loss. The kids were scrapping and we were doing all right for being dinged up like we are, he said. In the end, we just ran out of options. Continued from B1 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Grayson Caldwell slides home with the tying run during what would be Glissons 7-6 win over Pool Paradise Thursday night. Dixie win for Glissons opportunity to get better in Game 3. Game 1, Miami won it with James coming through with a layup at the end of overtime. Game 2, the Pacers simply took away the MVPs opportunity to take command in the final moments. Paul George scored 22 points, George Hill added 18 and West finished with 13 for the Pacers, who handed the Heat just their fourth l oss in their last 50 games, closed the game on a 13-5 run and denied one of the games best playmakers in James twice in the final moments to finish it off. Theres only like one person thats more scarier than that, Hill said. And thats, you know, God. The series resumes with Game 3 on Sunday night in Indianapolis. s one of the best basketball games Ive ever been a part of, Pacers coach Frank Vogel said. It wasnt about LeBron making mistakes down the stretch. He played one of the best basketball games Ive ever seen anybody play. We were just able to make a couple plays late in the game. More specifically, West m ade a couple plays late in the game. These are two close, competitive games that can g o either way, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. We had o ur opportunities. Enough o pportunities. With Indiana up 95-93, West intercepted a pass that James was throwing to Ray Allen with 43 seconds left. Indiana didnt cash in that mistake, instead turning the ball over with a shot-clock violation. So on the next Miami trip, West denied James who led all scorers with 36 points again. James drove to the right block, spun and tried passing out toward the perimeter. West got his right hand on that pass, knocking it offcourse and into the hands of Hill, then extended his hand skyward. The Pacers just as they did in the second-round series last year knew they were winning Game 2 in Miami. Hill made two free throws with 8.3 seconds left to clinch it, and just like that, the series was tied. eve been able to maintain our composure throughout the year, West said. Thats helped us throughout these playoffs and especially in environments like these. The Heat got 17 points from Chris Bosh and 14 from Dwyane Wade. The Heat led 88-84 in the fourth quarter, only to let the lead, the game and the home-court edge slip away, and James had almost an expressionless look afterward. Nothing broke down, Wade said. Hes going to be hard on himself. He saw guys open, but West was able to get his arms out there at the last moment. Lance Stephenson scored 10 for the Pacers. The Heat trailed for virtually all of the games first 30 minutes, then tied the game three times in the third quarter but Indiana always had a response. When the game was tied at 60, the Pacers scored seven of the next 10 points. Tied at 67, George quickly had a layup to put the Pacers back on top. Tied at 69, George struck again, this time with a jumper. With 5.1 seconds left in the third, George drove thel ane and finished a highlight-reel dunk over Miamis Chris Andersen while getting fouled, the f ree throw putting the Pacers up by five. J ames connected on a l ong 3-pointer to close the quarter, then he and George exchanged a few words afterward and slapped each others hand as if to say, here we go. Sure enough, the show was just getting started. e had our chance tonight, Bosh said. Hibbert was creating one problem after another for Miami, so James took it upon himself to challenge him in the fourth. And with about 8 minutes left, he swatted a putback attempt away from the 7foot-2 Indiana center, starting a play that ended with Mario Chalmers scoring at the other end to give Miami an 85-84 lead. On the next possession, James tied up a rebound with Hibbert, then won the ensuing jump ball. Not long afterward, Bosh made a 3-pointer and Miamis lead was up to 8884 its biggest of the night. e just didnt finish the game like were capable of, Spoelstra said. Indiana scored the next five points to reclaim the lead. Jamesthree-point play with 3:32 left put the Heat on top 91-89, and Hibbert answered that with a jump hook over the reigning MVP to tie the game for the 10th time. Frantic to the finish, again. And this time it went Indianas way. Heck of a basketball game, wasnt it? Vogel asked afterward. If there was any remaining lament from losing Game 1 on the final play of overtime, the Pacers didnt show it. They trailed for all of 15 seconds in the first half, and after neither team held a lead of more than seven in the series opener, Indiana found itself leading by 10 late in the first quarter and by 13 with a minute to go before intermission. H ibbert was either unguarded or unguardable, making six of his eight shots in the first two quarters and getting to the line on the way to a 19-point half. West, Hill and George combined for 27 more before the break, and whenH ibbert scored with 1:25 left the Pacerslead was 5340. The Heat needed less than a minute to erase more than half of that deficit. J ames made a pair of free throws with 59.1 seconds l eft, Chalmers had a layup and Mike Miller who hadnt taken a shot since May 8, but checked in with 3:23 remaining in the half after Allen and Shane Battier continued to struggle from the outside connected on a 3-pointer as time expired, pulling Miami within 53-47 at the break. And when Indiana went up nine early in the third quarter, Miami responded with another burst, this time an 11-2 run highlighted by a spectacular reverse dunk by James and capped by two baskets from Wade, the last of which knotted the game at 60-all. By then, it was clear. Just like Game 1, this one wouldnt be decided until the end. e havent done anything yet, Hibbert said. e havent closed the series out. We won one game. Alot of us feel we should be up 2-0. NOTES: South Florida resident Jozy Altidore of the U.S. mens national soccer team was among those in attendance, two days before hes set to report to Cleveland and begin training camp for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Other celebs in the crowd included newly retired football star and Miami Hurricanes great Ray Lewis, Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. and Rosie ODonnell. ... The Pacers were called for four technicals (one a defensive 3-second) in a 4-minute span of the second quarter. ... Indiana reserve Sam Young sprained his left ankle in the third quarter. ... Indiana was not planning to fly home after the game, instead staying in Miami one more night and avoiding getting back to Indianapolis around 4 a.m. or even later. Continued from B1 Heat fall, series even 1-1 MCTphoto The Miami Heats LeBron James (6t with t he Indiana Pacers Paul George (24ge Hill after James fouled Hill during the fourth quarter in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals in Miami Friday. The Pacers won, 97-93, to even the series. FINDThe Best Car Deals On Centralfloridawheels.com News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Pool Paradise second baseman Logan Gregis beats Glissons Clint Patrick to the base for af orce Thursday, but Patricks squad would come out on top, 7-6, in Dixie Boys action at Max Long.

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C M Y K 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 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 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 5 /26/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 8 8 www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 26, 2013Page B5 S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING Since 2009, Florida H ospital Heartlands medical mission team has traveled to rural Dominican Republic and provided much neededa ssistance to those less fortunate. During the latest 10-day trip, the team w orked together to complete 155 surgeries in two primitive operating rooms. The surgeries range from her-n ias to hysterectomies and some orthopedic cases. Both operating rooms are small, open to the elements and witho ut air conditioning. e had an amazing team working in p rimitive conditions. The 33 team members included doctors, nurses, clinicians and even engineers, who paid their own way, took vacation time, and provided their valuable talents to helpt hose in need, said Anthony Stahl, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center administrator and mission project coordinator. To make this mission successful, Florida Hospital coordinates with the local Ministry of Health, MedicalM inistry International and a local Adventist Health hospital Vista del J ardin. Months before the team arrives, the local ministry of health screens patients who desperately need surgeries and are without resources for those procedures. This carefully screened list iss ent to Florida Hospital for review and planning. e work in pretty primitive condit ions, said Deanna Reed, Florida Hospital Operating Room manager and medical mission clinical coordinator. On the day we arrive, there are hundreds of potential patients waiting forc are. Some people come from as far as 250 miles away and wait for us for days. But they are so grateful for what we do. Our engineers have made several important improvements to Vista del Jardin hospital the past several years.W hen the first medical team arrived to help several years ago, there was no r unning water, the roof was leaking and electricity was sporadic at best, Stahl said. Today most of those problems have been resolved, but power is lost dailyd ue to budget constraints of the rural hospital. Its an honor and a privilege to be part of this team. There were people w e helped that would probably never get the surgery they needed, said nurse anesthetist Joe Scholl. T his year mission participants included: Dr. Juan Alvarez, Dr. Sameh A talla, Dr. Carlos Gonzalez, Dr. Pankaj Patel, Dr. Clyde Vanterpool, Dr. Rachel Cooper Mercado, Joseph S choll, Monica Scholl, Deanna Reed, Carin Lentz, Heather Barley, Catherine Baxley, Rebecca Cruz, Carol Byrum, T ricia Blakeman, Michelle Bissessar, Dale Reed, Frank Hernandez, Curt P etersen, Phillis Petersen, Joan Cornejo, Dave Marden, Mary Willis, John Miranda, Jessica Goodwin, Wayne Williams, Arlene Williams, Malini Patel, Binita Patel, FrancisP atrick Carey, Omar Jose Mercado, Krista Parsons and Stahl. Im proud of our medical mission team. They truly embody what were all about extending the healing ministry of Christ. The team gives so generously of their time, and returnsr efreshed and invigorated to continue giving to the Heartland community F lorida Hospital President and CEO Tim Cook said. Florida Hospitals next medical mission trip is planned for April 2014. If interested in participating or donating,c ontact Florida Hospital Lake Placid administration office at 699-4336. Florida Hospital team returns from fourth Medical Mission trip Courtesy photo T he medical mission team from Florida Hospital Heartland Division recently traveled to rural Dominican Republic for a 10-day trip in which 155 surgeries were completed in two primitive operating rooms. Business Joe Scholl n urse anesthetistI ts an honor and a p rivilege to be part of this team. There were people we helped that would probably never get the surgery they needed. WASHINGTON (AP When President Barack Obama pushed his healthc are overhaul plan through Congress, he counted labor unions among his strongest supporters. But some unions leaders h ave grown frustrated and angry about what they say are unexpected consequences of the new law problems that they say could jeopardize the healthb enefits offered to millions of their members. T he issue could create a political headache next year for Democrats facing re-e lection if disgruntled union members believe the Obama a dministration and Congress arent working to fix the problem. It makes an untruth out of what the president said,t hat if you like your insurance, you could keep it, s aid Joe Hansen, president of the United Food and Commercial WorkersI nternational Union. That is not going to be true for m illions of workers now The problem lies in the unique multiemployerh ealth plans that cover unionized workers in retail, construction, transportation a nd other industries with seasonal or temporary e mployment. Known as Taft-Hartley plans, they are jointly administered by unions and smaller employers that pool resources too ffer more than 20 million workers and family members continuous coverage, even during times of unemployment. The union plans were already more costly to run than traditional singleemployer health plans. The Affordable Care Act hasa dded to that cost for the unionsand other plans by requiring health plans to cover dependents up to age 26, eliminate annual or life-t ime coverage limits and extend coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. ere concerned that employers will be increas-i ngly tempted to drop coverage through our plans and l et our members fend for themselves on the health exchanges, said DavidT reanor, director of health care initiatives at the O perating Engineers union. Workers seeking coverage in the state-based marketplaces, known as exchanges, can qualify fors ubsidies, determined by a sliding scale based on i ncome. By contrast, the new law does not allow workers in the union planst o receive similar subsidies. Bob Laszewski, a health c are industry consultant, said the real fear among unions is that a lot of thesel abor contracts are very expensive and now employers are going to have an a lternative to very expensive labor health benefits. If the workers can get benefits that are as good through Obamacare in the exchanges, then why do you need the union? Laszewskis aid. In my mind, what the unions are fearing is that workers for the first time can get very good health benefits for a subsidized cost someplace other than the employer Some unions now angry about health care overhaul DENVER (AP most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill. The Oklahoma City-based arts-and-crafts chain argued that businesses not just the currently exempted religious groups should be allowed to seek exception from that section of the health law if it violates their religious beliefs. The arguments Thursday centered on the Green family, founders of Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. and a sister company, Christian booksellers Mardel Inc. An eight-judge panel peppered both sides with questions about whether the contraceptives mandate is an undue burden on the Greensreligious belief. The Greens contend that emergency contraception is tantamount to abortion because it can prevent a fertilized egg from implanting in the womb. They also object to providing coverage for certain kinds of intrauterine devices. Hobby Lobbys lawyer argued that the Greens shouldnt face fines for not complying with mandatory contraceptive coverage simply because their business makes a profit. The stores are a profit-making company, yes, but also a ministry, Kyle Duncan argued. Duncan cited the Citizens United campaign-finance decision that said corporations have constitutional protections. e dont say, well, a corporation cant exercise a right because its in corporate form, Duncan said. Is religion the kind of right can only be exercised by a natural person? Well, the question nearly answers itself. ... Its not a purely personal right. Hobby Lobby is one of more than 30 businesses in multiple states that are challenging the contraception mandate. Hobby Lobby is the most prominent company making the claim. Alawyer for the U.S. Department of Justice argued that allowing for-profit corporations to exempt themselves from requirements that violate their religious beliefs would be in effect allowing the business to impose its religious beliefs on employees. Hobby Lobby tests birthcontrol coverage mandate Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876

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C M Y K AMERICAN GOLF CARTS; 5.542"; 5"; Black plus three; process, memorial day; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 9 9 4 4 TRICKEY JENNUS INC.; 9.347"; 12"; Black plus three; IO5268 process, main A; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 Page B6News-SunSunday, May 26, 2013www.newssun.com C ourtesy photo Summer art classes for children are planned for June 17-28 at the Caladium Arts & Crafts C o-operative in Lake Placid. Children will learn painting, collage, mosaic and jewelry making. Arts & Entertainment Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The childrens summer art classes are being planned by the members of the CaladiumA rts & Crafts Co-Op for the last two weeks in June. T here will be activities from June 17-28 for ages kindergarten and up. Thev ariety this year is great. A complete list will be on disp lay in the Co-Op. Not only are there all kinds of painting including acrylic, china, w ood, and ceramic but also collage, mosaic, and jewelry making. There will also be two full weeks of miscellaneous crafts for the youngerc hildren. Registration will be the f irst two weeks of June. There will be samples on display and someone there espe-c ially to aid in the registration. Class size is limited; the s ooner one registers, the better the selection will be. The Caladium Arts & C rafts Co-operative, 132 E. Interlake Blvd., is in Americas Most Interesting Town of Lake Placid. It is an unique establishmenta llowing local artisans the opportunity to offer their w orks of art and crafts for sale. The Co-Op is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday t hrough Saturday. For information on becoming a memb er call 699-5940 or visit the website at www.caladiumarts.org. Childrens art classes being planned at Co-op S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING Check out the LOLShort Film Fest happening exclusively at the B&B Sebring Fairmount Square Cinema 6, 3750U S 27 North beginning this Friday May 2430 for one showing only each day. In the style of traditional film festivals, the second annual Laugh Out Loud Short Film Fest features nine hilarious shortc omedies from some of the worlds best unknown filmmakers. These directors share their unabashed and outrageous views on familiar topics liker elationships, drinking, and careers. As a competition, audience voting will determine which short comedy will win the coveted Audience Choice Award. Get in on the fun and vote for your f avorite short comedy. Edgy adult humor is the norm, so this film is not for the easily offended. Can you handle it? Its unrated, uncut, and unapologetic. Visit http://www.specticast.com/LOL.jsp o r www.bbtheatres.com for details. News-Sun staffS EBRING The Lazy Painter will host an Arty P arty Night on Wednesday. Participants will follow s tep-by-step instruction to paint one of two versions of a southern porch scene. No painting experience is necessary. Cost is $35 andi ncludes all materials, a little wine (if you wish hors doeuvres. Reserve your seat by calling 449-0822 or emailinga nne@annewatsonstudio.co m The Lazy Painter is in The Flower Box & Design Shop at 233 N. Ridgewood Drive in Sebring. Arty Party set for Wednesday Fairmount Square Cinema 6 hosting LOLShort Film Fest 9 shorts to be shown once per day May 24-30 F ollow the News-Sun online on www.twitter.com/thenewssun NEWYORK (AP strengthened its dominance over the television industry this year at the same time that the unprecedented reign of American Idol came to a close. The traditional television season ended Wednesday. Though that marker is losing its meaning with more fresh programming airing during the summer, its still a good time to take stock on where the industry stands. For the 10th time in 11 years, CBS was the nations most-watched network, the Nielsen company said Thursday. The American Idol streak of nine years as the nations most popular television entertainment program ended this season. No other show in television history has come close to such sustained dominance. Three other programs have had four-year reigns as the top program in household ratings: the comedy I Love Lucy in the 1950s, the western Gunsmoke heading into the 1960s and The Bill Cosby Show in the 1980s, Nielsen said. CBS up, Idol down as traditional TV season ends

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C M Y K TOBACCO FREE/BETHANY COZ; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, may a ds; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 8 8 4 4 ROYAL PALM ORTHOPEDICS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 5/12, 26; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 8 8 6 6 5 5 www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 26, 2013Page B7 B y MARYCLARE JALONICK Associated PressCHAPELHILL, N.C. D o your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought. Same goes for soda.U ntil now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has been government data,w hich can lag behind the rapidly expanding and changing food marketplace. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are trying toc hange that by creating a gargantuan map of what foods A mericans are buying and eating. Part of the uniqueness of t he database is its ability to sort one product into what it r eally is thousands of brands and variations. Take the chocolate milk. The government long has long classified chocolate milkw ith 2 percent fat as one item. But the UNC r esearchers, using scanner data from grocery stores and other commercial data, foundt housands of different brands and variations of 2 percent c hocolate milk and averaged them out. The results show that chocolate milk has about1 1 calories per cup more than the government thought. The researchers led by prof essor Barry Popkin at the UNC School of Public H ealth, are figuring out that chocolate milk equation over and over, with every single item in the grocery store. Itsa massive project that could b e the first evidence of how rapidly the marketplace is changing, and the best data yet on what exact ingredients and nutrients people are consuming. T hat kind of information could be used to better target nutritional guidelines, push companies to cut down on certain ingredients and evenh elp with disease research. Just call it mapping the f ood genome. The country needs something like this, given all oft he questions about our food supply, says Popkin, the h ead of the UNC Food Research Program. Were interested in improving thep ublics health and it really takes this kind of knowledge. T he project first came together in 2010 after a group o f 16 major food companies pledged, as part of first lady Michelle Obamas campaign to combat obesity, to reduce the calories they sell to thep ublic by 1.5 trillion. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation agreed to fund a study to hold the companies accountable, eventually turning to UNC with grants totali ng $6.7 million. Aided by supercomputers on campus, Popkin and his team have taken existing commercial databases of foodi tems in stores and peoples homes, including the storeb ased scanner data of 600,000 different foods, and matched that informationw ith the nutrition facts panels on the back of packages and g overnment data on individualsdietary intake. The result is an enormous d atabase that has taken almost three years so far to construct and includes more d etail than researchers have ever had on grocery store i tems their individual nutritional content, who is buying them and their part in consumersdiets. The study will fill gaps in c urrent data about the choices available to consumers and whether they are healthy, says Susan Krebs-Smith, who researches diet and other risk factors related to cancer at t he National Cancer Institute. Government data, long the only source of information about American eating habits, can have a lag of severaly ears and neglect entire categories of new types of produ cts Greek yogurt or energy drinks, for example. With those significant g aps, the government information fails to account for t he rapid change now seen in the marketplace. Now more than ever, companies arer eformulating products on the fly as they try to make them healthier or better tasting. W hile consumers may not notice changes in the ingredie nt panel on the back of the package, the UNC study will pick up small variations in individual items and also begin to be able to tell howm uch the marketplace as a whole is evolving. When we are done we will probably see 20 percent change in the food supply in a year, Popkin says. The food supply is changing and no one really knows how. For example, the researchers have found thatt here has been an increase in using fruit concentrate as a sweetener in foods and beverages because of a propensity toward natural foods, event hough it isnt necessarily healthier than other sugars. While the soda and chocolate milk have more calories on average than the governmentt hought, the federal numbers were more accurate on the calories in milk and cereals. Popkin and his researchers are hoping their project will only be the beginning of am ap that consumers, companies, researchers and even the g overnment can use, breaking the data down to find out who is eating what and wheret hey shop. Is there a racial divide in the brand of potato c hips purchased, for example, and what could that mean for health? Does diet depend on where you buy your food the grocery store or the con-v enience store? How has the recession affected dietary intake? s only since Ive really started digging into this that Ih ave realized how little we know about what we are eating, says Meghan Slining, a UNC nutrition professor and researcher on the project. S teven Gortmaker, director of the Harvard School of Public Health Prevention Research Center, says the data could help researchersf igure out how people are eating in certain communities and then how to address problems in those diets that could lead to obesity or disease. B ut the information doest include restaurant meals a nd some prepared foods, about one-third of what Americans eat. If the projectr eceives continued funding, those foods eventually could b e added to the study, a prospect that would be made easier by pending menu labeling regulations that will force chain restaurants top ost calories for every item. CROSSWORDSOLUTION What do we eat? New food map will tell us M etro Researchers are compiling a database of 600,000 different foods in order to more accur ately map calorie intakes.

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C M Y K Page B8News-SunSunday, May 26, 2013www.newssun.comP 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 9 9 6 6 .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 , 1 0 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, F L 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863 strhodes1020@yahoo.com. Sunday W orship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing P rayer. 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 Name; 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 4710 924. 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 , 4 301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers,M issionettes, 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, 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. Morning and evening services available at www.fbcap.net. Select Media, select Sermon Library, select Date. Call 4 53-6681 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. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Sunday night worship a t 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and P rayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth w orship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. 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 , Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863, Website: www.fbclp.com. Email: information@fbclp.com. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and1 0:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. The church is at 119 E. Royal P alm 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 Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups m eet. 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. T elephone: 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, FL33876. 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. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 3 82-4301. 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 , 3413 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-theM onth-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home p hone: 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: Prayer/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 Service, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-ofhearing. Office phone, 385-0752. S S p p r r i i n n g g L L a a k k e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road; 6552610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. S S u u n n r r i i d d g g e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , ( ( S S B B C C ) ) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695 .C CA A T T H H O O L L I I C C O O u u r r L L a a d d y y o o f f G G r r a a c c e e C C a a t t h h o o l l i i c c C C h h u u r r c c h h , 595 East Main St., AvonPark, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. S S t t . C C a a t t h h e e r r i i n n e e C C a a t t h h o o l l i i c c C C h h u u r r c c h h , 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Parrish office/mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanish fax, 385-5169; email, office@stcathe.com ; website, www.stcathe.com School Office/Mailing, Principal Dr. Anna V. Adam, 747 S. Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email school@stcathe.com School office hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 385-3993; Assisting Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday: 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish.m. (Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. (French Mass Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:15-7:45 a.m. firstF riday, 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 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. F ather Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Summer (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 3 3825. 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; a nd 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 the 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 , 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Josh Knabel (812618-7118), Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 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: ChurchS chool, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 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 , 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service.B ible 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 , 1 069 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 wors hip is 6 p.m. Bible class 9 a.m. Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited to join us. For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website www.thelordsway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. 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 N orth, 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 If you like birdsa nd consider yourself fairly knowledgeablea bout the feathered creatures, you might be interest-e d in becoming an observer or atlaser for the Breeding Bird Atlas (BBAThe Florida Fish andW ildlife Conservation Commission, Audubon of Florida and the FloridaO rnithological Society are the sponsors of the program. The goal is to survey everyb reeding bird species in Florida. A s you can imagine, thats a lot of work, and volunteers are always welcome. T he first Florida survey was performed from 1986 t hrough 1990 and more than 1,800 volunteers participated. On May 18, 2012 the second Florida BBAbegan witha kick off at the Florida Ornithological Societys spring meeting at Camp Weed near Live Oak. Information obtained duringt he current project will be compared with the first surveys data and will allow similarities and differences to be made. S ince Floridas natural landscape has dramatically changed over this 25-year period, the information will be extremely useful in help-i ng understand the changes in the distribution and abundance of birds. M ike McMillian, Lakes Management assistant for Highlands Countys NaturalR esource Department, is a volunteer for the program. H e explains that the entire state of Florida is divided into quads. Mike said, Eachq uad is divided into six blocks. The priority block is b lock six. This means that during the first few years, an attempt will be made to surv ey all of the block sixes in the state. Once those are complete, o r if there are enough volunteers, other blocks will be c ompleted as well. Apparently in areas with large populations, everyb lock in that county is surveyed. Volunteers choose one o r more blocks to survey. Blocks are large and cover several square miles. One s urvey is a snapshot in time. Once the second survey has been completed in 2015 andt he results are made public, comparisons can be made b etween the two surveys. Species once common may no longer be common ands pecies that didnt appear at all in 1986 may be wides pread today. The data gathered is amazing and can be used by anyone; all collected by volunteers. According to Cole F redricks, coordinator for the Florida BBA, The survey is challenging, exciting, and provides important information on breeding bird activityi n Florida. The Florida Ornithological Society (FOS teers that the Atlas surveys are fun, much like any bird-i ng trip. They involve keeping a list of birds you see, and trying to find as many kinds as you can; just like aC hristmas Bird Count but easier, or a big day but not all day, or a trip to a wildlifer efuge. It is done on your own time schedule. Its birding with a purpose! This is what we will produce while putting our birdi ng skills into play: Updated distribution maps of breeding birds in Floridas howing the effects of conservation policies, population g rowth, and other factors on Floridas birdlife, change maps highlighting how much the breeding distribution of e ach species has changed in t he past 25 years, relative abundance maps showing the principal ranges of species in F lorida, comparison of BBA changes with trends revealed by the Breeding Bird Survey, breeding chronology information specific to birds in Florida, specific location information on a score of species of conservation inte rest. We are all volunteers. So we will not be competing for scarce conservation funds n eeded for other conservation initiatives. I f you want to get involved or find out morea bout the BBA, contact Col e F redricks by email at c fredricks@tampabay.rr.com Corine Burgess is and Environmental Specialist for the Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, n ot necessarily those of the News-Sun. FWC calling for Breeding Bird Atlas volunteers Courtesy photo A s a volunteer, one of the breeding birds that may be discovered in your block is the great horned owl, such as the family seen here. N ews From The Watershed Corine Burgess

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 26, 2013Page B9E 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. Visitors are always welcome. C hurch office 385-7649, for more i nformation. 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 worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a .m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods W ord, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. R einhold Buxbaum is pastor. The W ay A place for you. Office Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ hotmail.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.orgG G R R A A C C E E B B R R E E T T H H R R E E N N G G r r a a c c e e B B r r e e t t h h r r e e n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org .I I N N D D E E P P E E N N D D E E N N T T F F i i r r s s t t C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863 Web at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events.I I N N T T E E R R D D E E N N O O M M I I N N A A T T I I O O N N A A L L W W o o r r l l d d H H a a r r v v e e s s t t a a n n d d R R e e s s t t o o r r a a t t i i o o n n M M i i n n i i s s t t r r i i e e s s , (non-denominational 2200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 453-3771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers.L L U U T T H H E E R R A A N N A A t t o o n n e e m m e e n n t t L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( E E L L C C A A ) ) , 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev. Jefferson Cox on t he second and fourth Sunday of each month. Jim Helwig, organi st/choir director. Worship service at 9:30 a.m.; Holy Eucharist is every Sunday. Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Tuesday of month; Ladies Group WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a w eek to congretation and community. Come grow with us. Phone 385-0797. C C h h r r i i s s t t L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k L L C C M M S S , 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sunday Divine Worship i s at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with tradit ional 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. E ducational opportunities include w eekly adult Bible studies. Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782 open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. G G o o o o d d S S h h e e p p h h e e r r d d L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( A A A A L L C C ) ) A A m m e e r r i i c c a a n n A A s s s s o o c c i i a a t t i i o o n n o o f f L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h e e s s , 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 385-2346. N N e e w w L L i i f f e e E E v v a a n n g g e e l l i i c c a a l l L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELSellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSorship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlifesebring.com R R e e s s u u r r r r e e c c t t i i o o n n L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h E E L L C C A A 324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, AvonPark. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Fragrance Free Service Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Open Communion celebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. T T r r i i n n i i t t y y L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h L L C C M M S S , 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director; and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December: Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m. Worship schedule for January through Easter: Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with H oly Communion each first and third Sunday. Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday. Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent. Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services. Other activities and groups include: Choirs; Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates). Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com .N N O O N N D D E E N N O O M M I I N N A A T T I I O O N N A A L L B B i i b b l l e e F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Children, ages 4 yrs through 5th grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church office 385-1024. C C a a l l v v a a r r y y C C h h u u r r c c h h , 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church waiting for your visit. C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n T T r r a a i i n n i i n n g g M M i i n n i i s s t t r r i i e e s s I I n n c c . , on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. A nursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, caseydowning@hotmail.com. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www. ctm forme.com C C r r o o s s s s r r o o a a d d s s o o f f L L i i f f e e , 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863-655-9163. The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you. With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity. What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life. We teach, train and send forth to win souls. You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter. We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails G G r r a a c c e e B B i i b b l l e e C C h h u u r r c c h h , 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872. Phone, 382-1085. Dustin Woods, lead pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org F F a a i i t t h h C C e e n n t t e e r r W W e e s s t t M M i i n n i i s s t t r r y y , Restoring Lives, Families & Communities. In the Banyan Plaza at 2349 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. Pastors Leroy and JoAnn Taylor the public to worship on Sundays at 11 a.m. for P raise & Worship and on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for Bible s tudy and prayer. Children classes are available for all services. Ministries for youth, men and women are held throughout the month. 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 at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. T T h h e e L L o o r r d d s s S S e e n n t t i i n n e e l l F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p C C h h u u r r c c h h 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service,1 0:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More information at www.juanitafolsomministries.com. U U n n i i o o n n C C h h u u r r c c h h 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett. Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m. and 9 a.m. Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sundays. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at w ww.weareunion.org U U n n i i t t y y L L i i f f e e E E n n r r i i c c h h m m e e n n t t C C e e n n t t r r e e , new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary.P P R R E E S S B B Y Y T T E E R R I I A A N N C C o o v v e e n n a a n n t t P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( P P C C A A ) ) 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. Pastor Tom Schneider. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail: covpres@strato.net ; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. 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. F F i i r r s s t t P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , A A R R P P , 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. 385-0107. Email: faith@strato.net, Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Sunday School, all a ges, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 1 1 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. Call the church office for more information and other classes. F F i i r r s s t t P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , A A R R P P , www.fpclp.com, 117 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday Traditional Worship, 9 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 1 0:10 a.m. Wednesday evenings: A dult small group Bible Sstudy 7 p.m. (Nursery available), Youth Group 6-12th grades) 7 p.m., nursery and childrens ministry, 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. S S p p r r i i n n g g L L a a k k e e P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( U U S S A A ) ) , 5887 U.S. 98, 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 W ednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarqspace.com.S S E E V V E E N N T T H H D D A A Y Y A A D D V V E E N N T T I I S S T T A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k S S e e v v e e n n t t h h d d a a y y A A d d v v e e n n t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h 1410 West A von Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Frank Gonzalez. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME. Associate Pastor is Ryan Amos. Website is www.discoverjesus.org 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 S 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 , 1 05 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL 3 3870. 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. V isit 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., (overlooki ng Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. Rev. John A. Bryant, pastor. Rev. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Rev. Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor. Sunday worship services: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. S unday 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 PressGRAPEVINE, Texas After l engthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactionsf rom the left and right made clear that the BSAs controversies are far from over. The Scoutslongstanding ban on gay adults remains in force, andm any liberal Scout leaders as well as gay-rights groups plan to continue pressing for an end to that exclusion even though the BSAs top officials arent ready fort hat step. Meanwhile, many conservatives within the Scouts are distraught att he outcome of the vote and some are threatening to defect. Ameeting is planned for next month tod iscuss the formation of a new organization for boys. T he vote was conducted by secret ballot Thursday during the National Councils annual meeting at conference center not far fromB oy Scout headquarters in suburban Dallas. Of the roughly 1,400 voting members of the council who cast ballots, 61 percent supported the proposal drafted by the govern-i ng Executive Committee. The policy change takes effect Jan. 1. This has been a challenging chapter in our history, the BSA chief executive, Wayne Brock, saida fter the vote. While people have differing opinions on this policy, kids are better off when theyre in Scouting. However, the outcome will not e nd the membership policy debate, as was evident in the reactions of leaders of some of the conservativer eligious denominations that sponsor Scout units. e are deeply saddened, said F rank Page, president of the Southern Baptist Conventions e xecutive committee. Homosexual behavior is incompatible with the principles enshrined in the Scout oath and Scout law The Assemblies of God said the policy change will lead to a masse xodus from the Boy Scout program. It also warned that the change would make the BSAvul-n erable to lawsuits seeking to end the ban on gay adults. John Stembeger, a conservative a ctivist and former Scout from Florida, founded a group called O nMyHonor.net to oppose the policy change. He assailed the BSA executive committee for its role in gaining a Yes vote. What kind of a message are we sending to young people about being brave when its top adult leaders dont even have the courage to stand up to the pressureo f a militant lobby when the bullies in Washington D.C., Hollywood or even some of their own renegade councils start pressuring and harassing them? hea sked. He said OnMyHonor.Net and other like-minded organizations and individuals would meet in Louisville, Ky., next month to dis-c uss the creation of a new character development organization for boys. T he result was welcomed by many liberal members of the Scouting community and by gay-r ights activists, though most of the praise was coupled with calls for e nding the ban on gay adults. Im so proud of how far weve come, but until theres a place for everyone in Scouting, my workw ill continue, said Jennifer Tyrrell, whose ouster as a Cub Scout den leader in Ohio because she is lesbian launched a national protest movement. P ascal Tessier, an openly gay 16year-old Boy Scout from Maryland, had mixed emotions after the vote. I was thinking that today could be my last day as a Boy Scout, hes aid. Obviously, for gay Scouts like me, this vote is life-changing. Tessier is on track to receive his Eagle Scout award he onlyn eeds to complete his final project but said he is troubled that on his 18th birthday he could trans-f orm from someone holding Scoutings highest rank to someone unfit to be a part of the organiza-t ion. That one couple hours (between 1 7 and 18) will make me not a good person, he said. Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys W ayne Brock B SAchief executiveW hile people have differing opinions on this policy, kids are b etter off when theyre i n Scouting.

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C M Y K Special to the News-Sun AVON PARK Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church has donated $3,000 in fundst owards the Sarah McDonald Endowed Scholarship to assist parishioners of the church who are enrolled in South Florida State College. The endoweds cholarship is overseen by the SFSC Foundation, Inc. The initial $10,000 endowm ent was established in 2009 and came from a substantial bequest left to the church yearsa go by parishioner Sarah McDonald. The churchs P arish Council used a portion of the bequest to establish the endowed scholarship. I n June 2010, the church added $1,000 and recently r aised another $3,000 from the proceeds of events, including concerts by California Toe Jam Band and Todd Allen H erendeen, dinner shows, dances, barbeques, and golf t ournaments. s gratifying to help people get scholarships, said Jim Conroy, church council. Its a joint effort by a number of people that contribute to the success of the fundraising. We are happy to provide an opportunity for students to go to college in this competitive society, and the college is the center of our community, saidF ather Nicholas McLaughlin, church pastor of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Its fundamental to invest in education. The Sarah McDonald S cholarship will be awarded to parishioners of Our Lady of G race Catholic Church and their children. Recipients must be enrolled a t least part time in SFSC academic or technical programs. P reference will be given to a pplicants over age 25 who need specialized workforce t raining, to those who demonstrate financial need, and to those who have demonstrated ac ommitment to the church, community, or college. A pplicants must have a high s chool grade point average of 3.0 or better and a letter of reco mmendation from the church pastor. For information or to apply f or the scholarship, visit SFSCs Financial Aid Office, o r call 784-7254. chamber page; 7.444"; 15"; Black; chamber page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 4 4 2 2 Page B10News-SunSunday, May 26, 2013www.newssun.com S pecial to the News-SunA VON PARK For the fifth year in a row, South F lorida State Colleges Summer Bridge Program is helping high school students learn about their world, fulfill their potential, and dis-c over that a college degree is within reach. The 2013 Summer Bridge Program meets from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday, June 17-27 at SFSC's Highlands andH ardee campuses. The program is open to Avon Park a nd Hardee high school students who will enter grades 10-12 in fall 2013. Students who successfully complete the program should be pre-p ared to succeed in dual enrollment or standard college courses. The program is free to qualified applicants, andl unch is provided at no cost to through the Federal Lunch Program. The Summer Bridge Program prepares students for college by helping them improve their academic performance and ACTscores while in high school. This years program uses Kaplan Advantage, Aspire, and On Demand courses, which help students prepare for the ACT and teach them about the col-l ege admissions process. All participants get one year off ree access to Kaplan On Demand, which they can usev ia the Internet to continue studying for the ACT. Reading and writing skills will be emphasized at the Hardee Campus. Aspecial session on mathematics will be taught at the HighlandsC ampus. On July 26, Summer B ridge Program participants are invited on a free field trip t o Tampa, where they will tour the University of South Florida and visit the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI hands-on science-related activities and exhibits. Request a college application from the SFSC Office of Admissions or from the high school guidance counselor. Participants can also download an application from the SFSC website at www.southflorida.edu/academic/summer-bridge. Applications are due May 31. For more information, call Magie Hulbert at 863-784-7209 or Dr. Kimberly Batty-Herbert at 784-7329. SFSCs Summer Bridge Program is accepting applicants Education Courtesy photo Jim Conroy (middlech council, presents a check to Don Appelquist, executive director, SFCC Foundation, Inc., on behalf of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for the Sarah McDonald Endowment. Also there for the presentation are Jane Hancock, director of planned and major giving, SFSC Foundation, Inc.; Marilyn Conroy, church member; Jim Conroy, church council; Don Appelquist, executive director, SFSC Foundation, Inc.; and Father Nicholas McLaughlin, church pastor Nicholas McLaughlin p astor of Our Lady of Grace Catholic ChurchW e are happy to p rovide an o pportunity for s tudents to go to college in this competitive society, and the college is t he center of our c ommunity. Sarah McDonald Endowed Scholarshp receives additional funds Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 By GARYFINEOUT Associated Press TALLAHASSEE Florida is dipping into federal grant money that was supposed to help improve the states schools in order to settle a bitter contract dispute. Education Commissioner Tony Bennett earlier this month agreed to settle a lawsuit filed against his department by a Tallahassee-based technology company. The Department of Education is paying $1.25 million to Infinity Software Development. Infinity was hired to build a website intended to help students, parents and teachers master new academic standards. But the deal ended acrimoniously with Infinity suing the state and the state terminating the contract. The money to build the website came from Floridas $700 million Race to the Top federal grant aimed at helping improve student achievement in the state. Before the contract was terminated the state had already spent nearly $2.5 million on the project. Joe Follick, a spokesman for the state Department of Education, said the agency has determined that using the grant money for the settlement is allowed. Follick refused on Thursday to elaborate on why it was allowed. An Internet news operation, the Florida Current, reported Thursday the settlement had been approved. The settlement not only includes a payment to Infinity it also calls for the removal of the companys name from a vendor complaint list maintained by the state. The president of Infinity did not return an email request for comment. State using federal grant money to settle lawsuit against DOE

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C M Y K DearAbby: Some time ago, my husband and I b ecame foster parents to a little girl who had been seriously abused. After we had cared for her only seven months, she was returned toh er parents. Shortly after that, the mom signed guardianship over to the grandmother and now the grandmother is consideringp utting the child back into the system. This is a girl w ith difficult issues. Although I deeply loved h er, the time she was with us was very challenging and hard. Do I sign up for a life filled with uncertainty and give this child a shot at sta-b ility? Or do I pray that she will find the perfect home to meet all her needs? Uncertain About the Future D earUncertain: Only you can decide about whether you are up to the challenge of trying to fix this damaged girl. There are no guarantees, and it is no disgrace to admit this is more than you feel you can manage. However, if you feel that you and your husband can make a difference, it is important that you know you wont be alone in trying to handle her emotional issues. In this country, support systems for children are better than they are for adults. Your county mental health department can guide you, and if there are medical schools nearby, they may sponsor programs to train y oung psychiatrists who can also help you. DearAbby: My husband a nd I have been married for 18 years. Our marriage has had its ups and downs. Last year we separated for eight months. We decided to staym arried and are now again living together. I found out not long ago that he slept with my daughters best friend. I am horri-f ied that hed do such a thing, because as a teenager she would hang out at our home. I feel that what he did should have never happened. Although I would like to think our marriage can be repaired, I still have my doubts. Should I feel this way or let the past stay in the past? Looking for Answers in Oklahoma DearLooking for Answers: Not every woman would forgive an affair that seems this uncomfortably incestuous. Acounselor m ay be able to help you sort out your feelings, and joint marriage counseling should definitely be considered before you make up yourm ind. DearAbby: What is a mans ethical responsibility when he hears of a crime ing roup therapy? While attending a N arcotics Anonymous meeting, I heard a man confesst hat he had dropped a cinder block on a boys head when he was 12. The man was never arrested for the crime. I cant stopt hinking about the boy who was his victim. Should I tell the police? Somewhere in the South DearSomewhere: It is t he group leaders responsibility to contact the authorities if a group member is a danger to himself or others. If this happened when the man was 12, what would it accomplish to report it at this point? Because this has been preying on your mind, you should talk with the group leader about the matter. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 26, 2013Page B11 Diversions/Puzzles BU SINESSME ETINGSBy MATTSKOCZEN ACROSS 1 They're put up in fights 6 Zany 12 Small car brand 2 0 12-time NBA All-Star T homas 21 San Francisco mayor, 1968-'76 22 Draft-y building? 23 "Gladiator" Best Actor winner2 5 High-reaching ruminants 2 6 Stomach opening? 27 In-crowd 29 ["Boohoo"] 30 Eastern Nevada city 31 Silents star Negri 34 Old European capital 3 6 900 and 9000 3 9 Ended up where one started 44 Poet Edgar __ Masters 45 Long Beach sch. 47 Hackled headwear 48 Florence farewell4 9 Theater section 50 Ipso __ 52 About to faint 54 Cinematic sled56 Supplier of household dishes5 8 Hotel supervisor 62 Explosive state 63 Editing mark 66 Frosty material? 67 Modern address 68 They really never come h ome, figuratively 70 One in a hospital room display 74 Some cameras, for short 77 Preschooler's protector 79 Skylab org. 80 Asparagus unit 82 "The Little Mermaid" collectible 83 Annual sports event, familiarly 87 Colorful Italian dessert 89 Not what a fox wants to hear 90 100 kopeks 93 Syndicated computer adviser Mr. __ 94 Sole 95 Flamenco cries 98 Tilts a little 100 Affirmative at sea 101 __-1701: Starship Enterprise markings 102 One may include Barbies 106 Home of Iwatayama Monkey Park 1 08 Baking __ 1 09 This, to Tito 110 Some undergrad degs. 113 102-Across chorus, maybe 116 Colorful tank fish 119 "__ Full of Love": "Les Miz" s ong 1 21 Take over, as a role 124 Triceps-strengthening exercise also called a French press 127 Banquet product1 28 Floral parts 129 Acid type 130 Hospital recreation areas 131 Look 132 Under, to Byron DOWN 1 Musical lament 2 Run-of-the-mill 3 __ Suzuki, mother of Bond's unborn child at the end of Fleming's "You Only Live Twice" 4 Vane direction 5 Nepalese people 6 Evil, to Yvette 7 Proof is its std. of strength 8 Desperate 9 Slangy "Excellent!" 10 Whenever you want 11 Like Shakespeare1 2 GQ, e.g., briefly 13 Laila and Tatyana 14 Coastal bird 15 Lounging site 16 1992 Nicholson role 17 Old West showman 18 Sweet ending 19 Marks on a ballot 24 They have shuttles 28 Szmanda of "CSI" 32 City on the Seine 33 Where many travelers come from? 35 "Entourage" agent Gold 37 Kicked off 38 Sesame __ 39 Precious 40 Tiny Tim's instrument 41 Leopold's nefarious partner 42 Turin term of affection 43 Script "L" feature 45 African capital 4 6 Marx Brothers forte 49 Some military transports 5 0 S&L guarantor 51 Job: Abbr. 53 Baroque composer Jean-M arie 55 R-V connectors 5 7 Graffiti ID 59 Online guffaw 60 ri and others 61 Applaud 64 Sicilian spewer 65 Christmas or Carroll poem opening6 9 Inane 71 Mulholland Drive segment 72 Is offended by 73 Fist bump 75 Taylor of "The Nanny"7 6 Opposite of likely 78 Activist Nellie 81 Cuba libre liquor 83 __-pants: foppish 84 Sound on a track? 85 Hang loose 86 Glean 88 Haunted house sound 89 Honky-__ 91 Honey source9 2 Victoria's Secret frill 96 Lullaby trio? 97 British poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, for one 99 Plucked instrument1 02 Piece with pips 103 Ukrainian port 104 Fried Hanukkah fare 105 Obama, by birth 107 Hoglike mammal 110 Coastal Brazilian state 111 "__ we all?" 112 German brewer Bernhard 114 Dating word 115 Floral part 117 __ Arena: Kentucky Wildcats home 118 Latin wings 120 Carlisle's wife in "Twilight" 121 Part of 126-Down: Abbr. 122 Norris Dam prog. 123 Surg. centers 125 Business "meeting" hidden in nine puzzle answers 126 Western Fla. Panhandle setting Solution on page B7 Former foster mom weighs adopting troubled young girl Metro News ServiceAries (March 21-April 20) Aries, you dont always have the answers when it comes to your romantic relationship, but thats alright. There are no rule books for this type of thing; you learn as you go. Taurus (April 21-May 21 Taurus, your life has been relatively tranquil. However, you have been itching to do something fun and adventurous to turn things around. This could be the week for that. Gemini (May 22-June 21 You may find that one of your coworkers is more critical of your work than usual, Gemini. Dont take it the wrong way, as constructive criticism can be a good thing. Cancer(June 22-July 22 Cancer, things have calmed down considerably in your life. This week presents a good opportunity to take a trip that is geared entirely around your interests. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23 Leo, remain modest about your personal and professional accomplishments this week. Now is not the time to show off. Be humble in your conversations. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22 Virgo, as inviting as a situation may look, appearances can be deceiving. You may want to dip your toe into the water before you dive right into something. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Libra, this week you need to be extra cautious if you are in the middle of any business dealings. All it can take is the slightest misstep to turn everything around. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Scorpio, things beyond your control may be contributing to sour feelings this week. Look at the bright side of any situation and you can probably find a solution that works. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Sagittarius, you are seldom soft spoken, but this week you may have to be even more assertive to get your point across. Otherwise your opinions might fall on deaf ears. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20 Try to get outside as much as possible this week, Capricorn. The fresh air and sunshine can do wonders for your mood. Plus, you can get in some exercise. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18 Do not follow the examples of others when they act irrationally to a certain situation, Aquarius. Although it can be difficult, you need to take the high road. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Take a chance and express all of your goals and hopes this week, Pisces. Others may be surprised at what you have to say. Famous birthdaysMay 26 Stevie Nicks, singer, 65; May 27 Jamie Oliver, chef, 38; May 28 Michael Oher, athlete, 27; May 29 Anthony Geary, actor, 66; May 30 Ceelo Green, singer, 39; May 31 Clint Eastwood, actor, 83; June 1 Heidi Klum, supermodel, 40. Leo should remain modest about accomplishments M y dad is a Pearl Harbor survivor. He will be 94 this summer. How gracious God has been to give him longevity, too. T hough his steps are slower these days, he is still a gentleman kind, appreciative, devoted to his wife and children and strong in hisf aith in Jesus Christ his Lord. Daily he awakens and goes to the Bible for spiritual sustenance.And thoughh is comprehension may not be what it once was, Gods Word does not return to himv oid.Therefore, it still has a cleansing and nourishing effect on his mind and emo-t ions. I love to hear him pray at m ealtime. He says, For food and health and every good we give thee thanks O,L ord. Bless, guide and protect. Be with our family and l ead them in the holy path. What a beautiful desire of his heart for his children. The Scriptures affirm this in3 John 4, NKJV, I have no g reater joy than to hear that my childrenw alk in truth. I remember when wew ere growing up how he led by example, praying on his knees at bedtime, reading the Scriptures,t aking us to church. And, always he encouraged us to receive Jesus Christs freeg ift of salvation the One who sacrificed himself in our place. D ad shared some of his World War II war experie nces and how he counted on his mothers prayers. He took pride in his service b ut not in a boastful way. Rather he was grateful to t his country and glad to take the risks and endure the hardship to keep her free. One year I took an old scrapbook he had from his w ar years the album having come from wartime Hawaii and restored it for him, making it a memory book that would last. H e turned its pages almost reverently, so glad it wouldt fall apart, as he remembered all those who served with him some able tom ake it home and others who made the supreme sacrifice. As I learned more of his story not just the amazingd eliverance from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, but also the miseryo f Guadalcanal ... I realized the horrors he had endured. Remember. Thats what t oday it is all about remembering the sacrifices o f all the men and women who have served and are still serving selflessly. And as wer emember, lets pray for them and honor them, seeki ng ways in which we can serve them in return. Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a NewsS un correspondent. Remember the sacrifices P ause And C onsider J an Merop Horoscope Dear Abby

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