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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
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News sun
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Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K News-Sun StaffThe Class of 2013 was sent out into the world Friday and Saturday withs ome words of advice and a lot of cheers. Avon Park High School celebrated graduation Friday night, Sebring High SchoolS aturday morning and Lake Placid High School Saturday afternoon. Parents, families and friends cheered themselves hoarse, while the graduates veered between thrilled and overwhelmed. LPsenior class president Erik Yakes said he had been asked to give some advice. I dont know what advice to give, he said. Im an 18year-old kid just graduating high school. But then he gave excellent advice, quoting Wayne Coyne, Happiness is not a situation to be longed for or a convergence of lucky happen-s tance. Through the power of our own lives we can help ourselves. APsenior Tyler Ridgeway delivered a similar message is his student address. There is no path, he said. ou make a trail. Dont let life get you down. Become a master of your own destiny. Most of all, be happy. Be yourself. Lets go out there and make the world great. At Sebring, Matthew NEWS-SUNH ighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, June 2, 2013Volume 94/Number 66 | 75 cents www.newssun .com Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com 099099401007 HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 5 7 7 Arts & EntertainmentB6 ClassifiedsA9 Crossword PuzzleB11 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA3 EducationB8 HoroscopeB11 ObituariesA4 OutdoorsB7 Pause & ConsiderB11 SportsB1 Sudoku PuzzleB11 The ListsB5 Index T-storms Low 90 High 73Details, A12 Coaching changesSHS baseball coach Brian Rapp (left) steps down; C harlotte C lanton Bauder h ired as LPHS v olleyball coach SPORTS, 1DA time of needR elief groups bring care, f ood and prayer to the victims of the tornado in M oore, Okla. PAGEB10 Curb appealHow to spruce up your homes look before potential buyers come calling LIVING, B12 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK Using superlatives to describe how well last years change-over has gone from the Avon Park police department to law enforcement coverage by theH ighlands County Sheriffs office, the Avon Park city c ouncil Tuesday night unanimously approved modifications to their interlocal agreement. The measure both cleaned u p language in the pact as well as set the budget for the ongoing arrangement. Reportedly, certain sections of the accord had become moot, so changes w ere suggested. Among them were a longer time frame for contract termination. The previously agreedupon 90-day dissolutiont ime was extended to o ne year. Avon Park City Manager Julian Deleon said the provision gives the city more sta-b ility, providing an opportunity to put a police department back in place and Avon Park happy with HCSO deal Deleon says city saving $530,000 Deleon See AVON, A5 Inside: AP officials say driving marked cars would be safety issue Page A4 GLAD GRADS t t o o b b e e News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Sebring High School graduates throw their caps in the air following their graduation ceremony Saturday morning at the convention center at Firemens Field. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Now Avon Park High School graduates, the former students celebrated their hard work. So did parents in the standing-room-only audience. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief was one of the popular attractions at Woodlawn Elementary Schools living wax museum Thursday night. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Students at Woodlawn Elementary School brought literature to life Thursday evening during the third gradersannual ALiving Wax Museum night. Just more than 100 third graders participated in the reoccurring event, showcasing not only their reading skills but their acting skills as well. Third-grade instructors Candice Dickens, Jaci Stocking, Sheryl Vretta and Denise Franzes students brought to life some of the most well-known childrens literature novels, using quotes from the books to entertain the many visitors on campus Thursday. The wax museum featured the many characters from four books: Alice in Wonderland, Charlottes Web, Maniac Magee, and Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief. Franzes class also depicted several of the characters from the most well known Dr. Seuss tales, for Seussical. Franze was excited about the addition of the Seuss stories for this years wax museum. e didnt have Seuss last year and I was Stories come to life at Woodlawn Elementary Students stage living wax museum See STUDENTS, A4 More photosPAGEA7 News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Lake Placid High School senior class president Eric Yakes thanks parents, teachers and families for their support and urges his classmates to set goals and work hard. Class of 2013 heads into the unknown See GRADUATIONS, A4

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C M Y K B y BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING At their Tuesday night session,H ighlands County commissioners put off approving a new distribution plan for the T ourist Development Commission, saying they w anted feedback from the TDC members on five alternate suggestions put forward by County Commissioner Don Elwell. T he commission first discussed the option of leaving the current plan in place or going to a TDC-suggested plan in which administration costs would be set aside with 70 percento f the balance allocated to marketing a nd promotion any time year round, 20 percent then would be dedicated to grants for local events ofa ny type with the final 10 percent earmarked to be spent on local lakes. Elwell, who also chairs the TDC board, then showeda Powerpoint presentation with five different alternatives although he said there literally weredozens of other permutations and variations possible. At their Thursday morning meeting at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agri-Civic Center, TDC members discussed the different proposals at length, approving what had been designated as Alternative Plan 4 by a 4-2 vote. Figuredon a collection rate of 2 percent, the tourist tax could generate an estimated $305,000 over the next fiscal year. Of that total, 10 percent would be shaved off for state mandated lakes maintenance with another $125,000 deducted for administrative costs. From the remainder, estim ated to come in at around $150,000, 20 percent (roughly $30,000) would be ear-m arked for arts and culture with the balance put forward for marketing and events p romotion. The TDC board initially had leaned toward A lternative 5, which was similar, but would have removed the 20 percent for Arts & Culture, putting all of the remaining $150,000t owards general marketing and events of all types. That opinion shifted after much discussion, including a presentation by Highlands County Citizens for GovernmentA ccountability member Bill Youngman. H e indicated that option was based on trust. The lack of trust and a track record was what appears to h ave prevented a hike in the tourist tax at Tuesday nights four-hour county commission session. In making their remarks, both dissentingc ommissioners Don Elwell and Jack Richie made mention of the trust and accountability factors. Nevertheless, the TDC boards Thursday vote for option number four was not unanimous. It passed by a 4to-2 margin. Chateau Elan general manager Reinhard Haubner and Avon Park City Councilman Terry Heston cast the dissenting votes. Three of the TDCs nine members reportedly were absent from the Thursday morning session. In other action, the TDC board decided that they would allow for a 5 percent leeway on room nights for organizations that failed to provide enough room nights to match their stated goal for a particular event, however t hat would be granted only if they were able to verify 95 percent of their goal. T his was done to address concerns that tourists may stay in Highlands County for a particular event, but not announce the fact nor book t heir accommodation in the groups block of rooms. City boards look for volunteer membersAVON PARK The city of Avon Park is looking forv olunteers to serve on a number of boards. One regular and one alternative board member is needed for the AirportA dvisory Committee. Two regular and two alternative board members are needed for the Main Street CRA Advisory Board. Three p ositions are needed for the R ecreation Board. One member is needed for the Police Pension Board. Anyone interested in s erving on one of the boards is encourage to contact the city clerks office at 452-4403.Dementia and Driving workshops set for this monthSEBRING Today, more t han 5 million people in the U nited States suffer from d ementia, with Alzheimers d isease being the most common form. And this number is expected to grow as the population ages. Do you have a relative w ith dementia whos still driving? Do you worry about him or her driving? If you have a loved one diagnosed with dementia,y oull struggle with the n umber of caregiving chall enges from medical and d aily care to financial and legal matters. Driving, of course, can be an immediate and life-threatening issue making it a family priority. Change Of Pace is offe r i ng three two-hour works hops June 7 will be Driving and Dementia; June 14 is Building Famil y Cooperation; and June 21 is Knowing Your Options All workshops will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 3821188 to RSVP. T he workshops will be at C hange of Pace (inside S ebring Christian Church ) 4 514 Hammock Road.Moose Lodge plans Member A ppreciationSEBRING The Moose Lodge 2259 on U.S. 98 will host a MemberA ppreciation Day at 4:30 p.m. today. Aspaghetti di n n er will be served and m usic will be supplied by the Moose Jam Band. T he lodge is open to all members and qualifiedg uests.SFSC offers Concealed Weapons Permit courseAVON PARK South Florida State Colleges Public Service Academyw ill offer a Concealed Weapons Permit course from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 17 at thea cademy on the Highland s Campus. This course is required to obtain a concealed Page A2News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 4 4 0 0 3 3 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; above lottery social security; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 3 3 7 7 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; below lottery general; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 4 4 0 0 May 28 412253254MB: 36x:4Next jackpot $30 millionMay 24 45161853MB: 28x:4 May 21 215174855MB: 11x:4 May 29 43642474852x:4Next jackpot $17 millionMay 25 12126304648x:5 May 22 212433374346x:5 May 31 1920252735 M ay 30 915172432 May 29 15162134 May 28 610212526 M ay 31 (n 8933 May 31 (d 4983 May 30 (n 7988 May 30 (d 0925 May 31 (n 196 May 31 (d 838 May 30 (n 018 May 30 (d 328 May 31 333537387 May 28 1423262821 May 24 7828325 May 21 1825273619 May 29 914174957 PB: 2Next jackpot $40 millionMay 25 26192127 PB: 25 May 22 931354157 PB: 26 Lottery Center Online Yes 45.7% No 54.3% Total votes: 186 www.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at This weeks question: Should armed drones ever be used in U.S. airspace? www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Next question: Are you worried about the prediction of a busy hurricane season? Community Briefs By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK Avon Park High School senior Erik P arker is the first Boy Scout in Highlands County to become an Eagle Scout this year. Julie Diaz, executive director of the Boy Scouts of Americas Gulf Ridge C ouncil, Calusa District, said Parker, who belongs to Troop 156, was elevated in a cerem ony May 18. It took years of work and c ommitment to earn the rare distinction. In 2012, only 7 percent of all Boy Scouts became eagles. Parker said a candidate must earn 21 meritb adges, spend six months in a troop management position, t ake part in a scoutmaster conference, complete a spec ial service project and successfully complete a Eagle Scout board of review. The review is an oral e xam, the questions based on the Boy Scout organization, current events and citizenship. Parkers interest in scouting began for real in the seventh grade. He spent a little t ime as a Cub Scouts when he was younger, but it didnt hold his interest. T he older scouts, however, spent a lot of time outdoors.P arker loved it. It was amazing, he said, I just kept coming back. Its just so much fun. Hes been to Ocala to go b ird watching, canoed along rivers and camped out. In 2 010, he attended the National Jamboree. For his special project, Parker collected disaster sup-p lies for The Salvation Army. In three months, Parker coll ected 2,500 pounds of goods. He arranged with businesses to let him set up crates for donations. He collected and kept track of the food and supplies, did all the paperwork and accounting,a nd directed his three volunteers. A sked what Boy Scouts need most, Parker answered immediately. Adults who stay, he said. Leaders who commit over time. Avon Parks Parker earns Eagle Scout Courtesy photo Erik Parker (leftom his brother Dominick Hutchins collecting disaster supplies for the Salvation Army. Parkers supply drive helped him become an Eagle Scout in May. TDC OKs spending plan Elwell S pecial to the News-SunLAKEPLACID On M ay 4, Tracy Reed contacted the Highlands County Sheriffs Office to report that her 2011 Jaguar XF had beens tolen from her residence. Later that same day the burnt vehicle was located at Morningside Drive and MorningM ist Avenue in L ake Placid. F urther investigation by the Highlands County Sheriffs Officer esulted in Reed being arrested and charged with second degree arson, grand theft of less than $5,000, burning withi ntent to defraud an insurer, insurance fraud of less than $20,000, a second count of insurance fraud of less than $100,000 and false report of a crime. Reed, 45, of Sebring, has been released on $42,000 bond. Woman charged in theft of own car R eed Continued on A4 News-Sun staffLAKE PLACID A 50-year-old Lake Placid man was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl on May 23. According to a Highlands County Sheriffs Office report, the victim told investigators that Coy Lee Bellamy, a family friend, forced himself on her at her home. She said Bellamy was mowing the yard at around 4:30 p.m. when she got out of the shower with a towel wrapped around her. When she went into her bedroom, Bellamy walked in, locked the door and raped her while covering her mouth with his hand. She said she was afraid to report the incident because Bellamy threatened he. Bellamy denied raping the girl or touching her in any way, the report said. He is being held on a $200,000 bond. LP man charged with rape

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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, June 2, 2013Page A3 A s readers of this column know, I am mother to t wo young men. I call them young men because that i s what they are, though to m e they are and will ever be my boys. If youre a parent, you k now that you are handed this life with very little to go on. Even if you read upb eforehand and practice w ith your friends kids you a re going to find yourself at times with no clue how to deal with this tinyh uman being who is in your care. So you do the best you can. You struggle along, trying different things in an effort to mold this child into (hopefully ble adult. Or at least someone you can let loose ons ociety. And lets be honest, you make mistakes. I know there are times Don and I really messed upw hen it came to James and John. Times we were not the perfect parent. When someone couldve taken ust o task for what we did or didnt do. Fortunately, John and James appear to have turned out to be pretty decent adults despite the mistakes of their parents. I am grateful to God for that, because I personally believe He had a hand in the kind of men they have become. But lets be clear. There are mistakes, and there are all out horrible things that people do to children. It isa sad fact of life that some parents do unspeakable things to their children. These are not mistakes. These are criminal. For example, I came across a story on Facebook today that illustrates this point. According to an article on www.opposingviews.com (and also on the Huffington Posts website and www.cbsnews.com) a man named Tyler Deutsch was caring for his six-week-old daughter, who was crying at their home in Roy, Wash. Now I know that a baby crying can be a frustrating thing when you cant figure out what the problem is. At six weeks old, a kids w ays to communicate are limited, and crying has to fill in for a lot of stuff. B ut Deutsch decided to deal with the problem in a n astonishing way he a llegedly put the baby in a freezer, then went and took a nap. You read that right. He put a six-week-old infant ina freezer. For an hour. The childs mother came h ome just as Deutsch was taking the girl out of the freezer. She managed to contact police, who arrested Deutsch on suspicion of attempted murder. According to the articles I read, the baby was taken to the hospital not only w ith severe hypothermia (her body temperature dropped to 84 degrees; a body temperature of below 95 degrees is considered am edical emergency) but she had several broken bones. She is expected to recover. Deutsch has pled innoc ent to the charges against him, which include child assault and criminal mistreatment. According to the articles, he admitted placing the baby in the freezer but was subsequently remorseful. This is not something that can be brushed aside with an Im sorry. This is not a mistake. This was deliberate putting a child in harms way. f guilty, Deutsch needs to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law and not be allowed near another child for the rest of his life. Parents can and do make mistakes. But sometimes that mistake is being a parent in the first place. Some people just shouldnt be parents. It looks like Tyler Deutsch is one of those people. 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. Some people shouldnt be parents Part of the problem the TDC brought on itself byi gnoring disbursement guidelines set by the County Board of Commissioners. For example, for years it did not support art and cultural events as it was supposed to do. L ack of transparency and inefficient management over a decade made matters worse. The TDC, however, did not operate in a vacuum. Severalc ounty commissions let matters slide, also contributing to the situation. Now the current TDC and t he current county commissioners do not trust each other. Unfortunately, this comes just at a time when Highlands County should be positioningi tself for the future studying demographic trends and i nvesting in marketing campaigns. That takes working togethe r, however, something that is not happening now. In fact, the county commission has so little faith in the TDC it would not agree to raise the tourist tax from 2 to 3 per-c ent. We have to say we understand. For one thing, the TDC asks for more money when ith as nearly $650,000 in unspent funds. For another, the administrative portion of the budget has soared to 42 percent of estimated revenue. It was supposed to be lesst han 30. We agree with those who f eel the TDC needs to prove itself. Unlike some, we believe it will. T he individuals involved care as much about the countys future as anyone else. Let them have a chance to set things right and improve always following PresidentR onald Reagans advice to trust but verify. If the TDC continues to fail, the county commission will have to take action.H opefully that wont happen. The work is too important. Our biggest cause for optimism is that the County Tax Collector Eric Zwayer will now be collecting the touristt ax. His office works well with others, is well managed, o pen and efficient an excellent example of good government. T he rest of you, please pay attention. TDC has to earn trust Hi ghlands Countys tourist tax, and the Tourist Development C ommission that oversees the tax, c ontinue to be sources of ill will and argument. 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. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com. Veteran claims should be first priorityEditor: T hose House and Senate have their priorities mixed up. The President and the gang of eight are misusing the American tax dollars in the trillions of dollars. As a national newscasters so eloquently identified our House and Senate. Indoctrinate the Rev. Wright sure did a job of brainwashing on the President of these United States. Why should the Senate and the House be wasting millions of hours debating and rewarding citizenship to millions of illegals when we have millions of our veteran citizensclaims of injury while protecting our nation with their very lives being put at the bottom of their agenda? This Memorial Day let your congressman and senator know your thoughts on the subject of veterans claims being put at the bottom of their agenda. The veterans claims should be Americas first priority along with securing our borders and no amnesty. Billie E. Jewett SebringIs there a double standard for justice?Editor: Four interesting letters to the editor appeared in the News-Sun May 22, 2013. In my view, all were truthful and appropriate. The Benghazi witch hunt designed to give President Obama a political black eye and to sour our people against Hillary Clinton from running for President in 2016 against governor Christie of New Jersey. We shouldnt worry about anything the GOPprattles about. The republican party deserves an Aplus for their negativity pertaining to their working record and their stories are no better. Given enough rope they will hang themselves. They are doing a pretty good job of it right now. Jeb Bush will tire himself out as he struggles to swim against the current. Does America need another Bush in the Oval office? Sandy Aleesky asks, Why no investigation into Bushs War in Iraq? I ask, why has Geroge W. not been tried in a court of law for starting an unnecessary war, killing thousands of people as a result of his lies? Is he not a war criminal? What about Dick Cheney, Wolfowitch, Rumsfeld, Carl Rowe and the list goes on? Do we have a double standard of justice here, or is there only a Harvard standard? United States is widely known for its tenacity to search out and hunt down war criminals all over the world no matter how many years it takes. We catch and punish them even if they are half dead from disease and old age. So why have we not punished every one of Geroge W. and his gang of crooks? Why have we not fined them and taken back some of the money theyve stolen from us? We hunted down Matoff and all the heads of big corporations, Freddie Mack and Fannie Mae, Bank America and others. So we count money more valuable than human lives. Those in high places hide out behind their desks while young men and women, those of less significance, face the bullets. There is little to be proud of in our judicial system today. If we are not honest enough to admit and correct our mistakes how can we brag of our honesty and integrity, what a fair and believable nation we are? Weve all seen an example of the Power of God in Hurricane Sandy and increasingly in Moore, Okla. Shouldnt that make us a little bit afraid of Judgment Day? The signs of the times are increasing in intensity. Our world teeters on a very fine line between life and Armageddon. We are in the time of sorrows all Biblical predictions will be fulfilled, then God will level the playing field and each of us, no matter who we are or from what high standard of wealth or depth of poverty, He will see that we go to the place He prepared for each and every Soul. No partiality will be shown. Una V. McLaughlin Sebring

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C M Y K weapon or firearm license in Florida. Topics covered will include Florida Statutes, use of deadly force, carry restrictions and a live fire exercise. Cost is $50 per p erson and includes materials and equipment. R egistration must be complete before the start of the course. Register in Building B at the Highlands Campus or any SFSC campus or center. For more information, contact the SFSC Public Service Academy at 784-7285 or visit www.southflorida.edu/public service. Independent Baptist Church celebrates anniversarySEBRING Independent Baptist Church will celebrate its 29th anniversary today. Former members and visitors are invited to be a part of this special celebration. There will also be a special day Each 1 Reach 1 Sunday. The church website is at ibcsebring.com for additional information.Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK VFWPost 9853 will have NASCAR on the screen at 1 p .m. today. The House committee meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Friday for $7. Music b y Big Freddie from 5-8 p.m.Karaoke by Peg & Perry from 5-8 p.m. Saturday. LAKE PLACID VFWPost 3880 Mens Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. Thursday. Crown roast of pork served at 5:30 p.m.F riday for $8. Music by Bud Followell. Breakfast from 811 a.m. Saturday. Horse races at 5:30 p.m. SEBRING Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 monthly golf at 8 a.m. Monday at Golf Hammock. Board meets at 5 p.m. Activity committee meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Wacky W ednesday from 5-6 p.m. with rubens for $6.50; dancing only is $3. Music by Allen from 4:30-7:30 p.m.F riday Buffet from 5-6 p.m. Stuffed peppers with homemade macaroni salad for $10; dancing only is $3. Music by Don and Allen from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 will have NASCAR at Dover on the screen at 1p .m. Sunday, followed by a member appreciation spaghetti dinner and jam session at 4:30 p.m. Women of the Moose meet at 6 p.m. Monday. Ribs/french fry basket will be served from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday with music by Pete Ruano from 5-9 p.m. Moose riders fish fry from 5-7 p.m., and karaoke at 6 p.m. Thurday. M eatloaf plate menu from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday with m usic by Red Neck Joe B and from 7-10 p.m. Music by Gary & Shirley from 7-1 0 p.m. Saturday. V FWPost 4300 will have Karaoke by BilDi from 5-8 p.m. Sunday. Honor guard m eeting is at 1 p.m. Monday. Ladies Auxiliary meets at 6:30 p.m. House committee m eets at noon Tuesday. Big tacos will be served from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. Music by Todd Allen will b e placed from 5-8 p.m. Music by Jim Duke from 6-9 p.m. Friday. Beef tips and noodl es for $7 will be served from 57 p.m. Saturday; music by Pete Ruano Duo from 6-9 p.m. Page A4News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 2 2 4 4 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 6/2/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 4 4 6 6 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 5 1 1 Continued from A2 B y BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK The City of Charm could be debt free by the end of the year. City Manager Julian Deleon told council as staff members began preparing thisy ears financial statements, they realized there was more than $825,000 of restricted cash on the books due to a 2003 water and sewer bond. Deleon said although it would cost $1.1 m illion to defease the bond. However, it could save the city some $285,000 by paying it off two years ahead o f schedule. e have the money available in the utilities fund to do that and it would save the utilities fund approximately $52,000, the city manager told council. D eleon said the action would set the city to be debt-free two years ahead of schedule. That means that as of December of this 2013, the city of Avon Park doesnt owe anybody anything and thats a major accom-p lishment in these difficult economic times, he said. Avon Park should be debt free by December T HELMABRAXTON Thelma Braxton, 92, a former resident of Sebring, Fla., passed away Monday, May 20, 2013 inB radenton, Fla. She was an active member of Kirkwood Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in d eath by her husband, Rex Braxton. She is survived by daughter, Cheryal (Wayne) B owers of West Virginia; son, Michael Braxton of Bradenton, Fla.; sisters inlaw, Sybil Laye of Avon Park, Fla., Mary Shields ofA labama, Patsy (John Riffey of Naples, Fla., and Joyce Braxton of North Carolina. Amemorial service was h eld on May 25, 2013 at Brown & Sons Funeral Home, Bradenton, Fla. JERRYCOULLIETTE Mr. Jerry Lee Coulliette went to heaven on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from Hospice of the Comforter in Orlando. He was 69 years young. He was born on April 21, 1942 in Tallahassee, Fla. He was a loving husband to Joyce Coulliette for 34 years. He was a caring Dad to Maureen, Kelly, Jason and John. His grandchildren are Patrick, Aubrey, Brianna, Thomas, JohnPaul, Mindy, Skyler, Phoenix, Jenda, Sean and Fiona. His surviving brother is John. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Merle. Celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Community Bible Church, 1400 County Road 17AN., Avon Park, FL33825. JOAN VOLTMER Joan Virginia Houlehan Lawrence Voltmer, age 82, went home to be with the Lord on May 25, 2013. Beloved mother of Mark, Kent (Liz Lawrence, Dawn (Joe Wendi Voltmer, she is also survived by her brother, Robert Houlehan; cousin, Rosemary Trella and family; niece, Trisha Signs and family, as well as, numerous adopted family and great friends. She was preceded in death by husband, Dean Voltmer, and husband, Edwin Lawrence. Joan held the first female competition racing license in Michigan and was an avid race worker and fan. Her family invites friends to a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at Waterford Hills Race Track (Turn 6) on the grounds of the Oakland County Sportsmen's Club, 4770 Waterford Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, on Friday, June 7 at 5 p.m. with a dinner to follow. In lieu of flowers, a donation to continue support of Waterford's Memorial Trophies and the tracks worker fund can be made to Waterford Hills Road Racing (mailed c/o Wendi Voltmer 5236 Pine Knob Trail, Clarkston, MI 48346). To send a condolence to the family go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.co m/obituaries/. Obituaries Community Briefs Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun really pulling for it this y ear. These stories are classic and are great to read for t he students, Franze said. The Seuss portion of the wax museum was a huge hit with students reciting lines from Yertle the Turtle, Horton Hatches an Egg, Oh, The Places You Will G o, The Lorax, and The Big Bragg. The mission behind the w ax museum is to raise money for the African w ater well project. Attendees of the museum were armed with loosec hange, which is used as pay (donations the museum sculptures. G uests drop pennies, quarters, etc. into the containers n ext to the characters in order to bring them to life. The students were remained in character during their lines, and fallp eacefully back into their wax sculpture slumber until t he next guest pays their money. S ome of the more entertaining characters, withs everal attendees in line waiting to hear what the characters had to say, were from the Maniac Magee book. Crowd favorite Mars B ars Johnson, played by Quashan Hamilton, intimid ated guests with his intera ctive routine, threatening anyone who dared to cross h im again. Other favorites included ertle the Turtle actorsM ichael Leone, Austin M ann, Keyshawna Moree, Hannah Roberts and Freddy Pearson. All of the funds raised d uring the wax museum event will go directly to theA frica water well fund to help African villages int heir endeavors to construct water wells in povertys tricken villages and countries. C ontinued from A1 Students put on living wax m useum at Woodlawn Associated PressTALLAHASSEE F lorida Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed a bill that r emoves the ability of state regulators to challenge health insurance rates for a two-year period. U .S. Sen. Bill Nelson had called for the bill to be v etoed, saying the legislation was unconscionable. T he GOP-controlled Florida Legislature passed t he bill (SB 1842 response to President Barack Obamas federalh ealth care overhaul. The bill is designed to bring state insurance c odes into harmony with the federal law. T he insurance bill was one of four bills signed by the Republican governor. Another repeals a state law that requires gasolinet o be blended with up to 10 percent ethanol. S cott rebuffs N elson on health insurance rate bill A ltman reminded his classmates that, Education is not limited to the confines of Sebring High School or whatever college you attend.I am thankful for the education I received here but I refuse to let that be the last of it. Do not forget those that you are connected to,t hey have made you who you are today At Avon Park, three special distinctions were awarded to four students. The Citizenship Award went toG ayla Barrett and Gilan Asuncion for their outstandi ng community involvement. Lindsey Moffatt was named the Senior Honor Student a n award reflecting excellence in leadership, academi cs and athletics. Gayla Barrett was honored a second time. Her classmates voted her the Bailey Medal for being the most consider-a te of others. At Sebring, Juliette Perez a nd Larry Scott Jr. both received the Bailey Medal and the SBHC Citizenshipa ward. The News-Sun had to go t o press before the Lake Placids ceremony ended. Alan Jay Wildstein said t he Sebring Class of 2013 set a record for As dropped off at the Alan Jay A utomotive Network. One hundred and seventeen stud ents submitted a total of 1,598 As for the Wheels for Aprogram. Avon Park also did well, he said 58 students entered the contest,s ubmitting 726 As. Kathryn Welch from Avon P ark, Dylan Ewing of Sebring and Tiffany Smith of L ake Placid were the lucky winners of new cars in the contest. The majority of graduates are going to college, inter-e sted in all kinds of careers from event planning to s ports management, to computer sciences. Many want to become nurses and familyc ouncilors, several plan to become physicians. Some a re entering the military. Students talked about their feelings before the cere-m onies. APgraduate Markeith Jones wasnt focused on the f uture, which includes college. It feels good to gradua te; 13 years is a long time, he said. LPgraduate Alexandra Torres was relieved. Weve made it so far, she said.S tanding next to her, Elisabeth Severance wistfull y asked if she could go back to pre-school, until she was r eminded shed have to do it all over again. APgraduate Kiana Garcia was especially excited. She graduated from the CareerA cademy certified as a medical administration specialist. It feels wonderful to be done (with school laughed, Well, Im comingb ack to become an R.N. APgraduate Darrius H inson was philosophical. e came far and it took a lot to get here, but we knewi t was a job that had to be done, he said. For parents the moment w as bittersweet. Pride mixed with disbelief the moment h ad arrived. Orpha Hernandez, whose son William Hernandez is now a graduate of LPHS, shook her head in disbelief. It went by in the blink of an eye, she said. Continued from A1 Graduations mark end and beginning for seniors News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Larry Scott III receives both the Bailey Medal Award and the School Board Citizenship Award. Jan Shoop of the S chool Board of Highlands County presented Scott with the citizenship award.

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C M Y K By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comS EBRING Council members will tackle a full a genda during Tuesday evenings meeting. Old business includes re-hashing S adie Khan Park issues and voting to appropriate funds for the renovation of the park. The Highlands County Y MCAwill address council for permission to construct a volleyball court on the premises while Rotary member Dusty Johnson will givec ouncil members a rundown of the upcoming Fourth of J uly celebration information as well as discuss fireworks how costs and contributions. CRAExecutive Director Robin Hinote, along with marketing and public rela-t ions specialist Casey Wohl, will address council give the city council an update on the CRAs 20-year redevelopment plan. The plan is cur-r ently approaching its 10year mark and Hinote wishes to highlight the progress of the plan as well as showcase future goals and milestones. Wohl will discuss public relations initiatives through a Powerpoint presentation. Abudget amendment for the Civic Center is also on the agenda for Tuesday. C ity administrator Scott Noethlich will close out the m eeting with a discussion on the revamping of the City of Sebring logo. The logo was c hanged last year as an enhancement to the Citys Centennial, now city officials wish to return the logo to its prior state. Noethlich will askt he council for input during Tuesdays meeting. The Sebring city council meeting will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, June 2, 2013Page A5 HEALTHY LIVING & MORE LLC; 5.542"; 4"; Black; main, new ad; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 MARTIAL ARTS (pp 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 5 5 6 6 DR. LEE, IKE; 1.736"; 3"; Black; 6/2/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 4 4 7 7 Courtesy photo The Highlands County Family YMCA Bicycle Safety Day on M ay 25 was a success with 125 kids coming out. The Sebring Police Department brought bikes out and set up a course to go through. The department donated bicycle helmets and safety gear, and the Highlands Peddlers helped fit s afety helmets and handout gear. BFC sold food with the proceeds benefiting The Haiti Mission Fund. Sponsors were the Sebring Police Department, Highlands Peddlers, TD Bank, Trinder Family, Taylor Lawn Care, Drug Free Highlands, John Palmer Electric, Fast Lane Promotions, Party Monsters, Aldi, Taylor Rental and Walmart. allowing for an orderly transfer of power back from the sheriffs office. T he method of payment also is changed from a single lump sum to 12 equal monthly payments over the balance of the year. A s part of the provisions, the sheriffs office will continue to provide uniform patrol, investigation, crime scene, K-9 officers and schoolr esource officers, among other things. T he accord also indicates the sheriffs office will pro-v ide records retention but will not be the cust odian of any records public or otherwise or of any evidence related to investigations by the citys police department. Thatw ill be the citys responsibility. M oreover, the sheriffs office no longer will provide administrative or man-a gement assistance to the citys police department. A dditionally, the pact provides for two uniform patrol units which stayi nside the city limits. In making the presentation, Deleon told the counc il that based on preliminary estimates the city w ould save some $530,000 in year two of the contract. How are we saving that much money? questioned Avon Park councilmanG arrett Anderson. Deleon responded that t he estimated cost by the sheriffs department would be about $1.1 million, up from the preliminary figure of $938,000. He told thec ouncil at full operation, the former police department cost about $2 million to run. But we do have some a dditional operating expenses this year, Deleon said. Most all the council members had good things to saya bout the arrangement. Councilman P arke Sutherland said he had received nothing but posi-t ive feedback both from citizens and from the o fficers that transitioned from the municipal force to the countys department. Mayor Sharon Schuler concurred, saying her con-v ersations with former officers found them very h appy with the opportunity to being able to develop their skills and be promotedt o the sheriffs office rather than in the police departm ent. Ill tell you what, from the citizens on the souths ide theyre very, very happy, very pleased with the sheriffs department," s aid councilwoman Brenda Gray. The presence is t here. They have busted several different peoples houses where they found a lot of stuff that was stolen and it was right in then eighborhood. So its worth the money to me. Continued from A1 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK At the beginning of Tuesday nights Avon Park City Council meeting, a procla-m ation declaring May as Civility Month was read. However, those provisions seemed to fade somewhat at the end of the sessionw hen the topic of marking city vehicles was introduced. T he contentious remarks began after resident Tom Macklin asked councilm embers about a policy regarding signage on m unicipal vehicles. I believe the policy began when (formerm anager C.B. Shirey and (formerTerry F eikert were questioned about not having the city logos on their Crown Victorias, Macklin said. Council members then e nacted mandates that all city vehicles, with the e xception of police investigative units, be required to carry city branding. We now have a Jeep Cherokee and a Dodge D urango neither of which have any kind of markings. The Durango does not even h ave a tag that identifies it as a city vehicle. I think as nice as they are, it would be a benefit that when they are driving around thatp eople would recognize the equipment that we have, Macklin said. My concern is why arent they duly marked and what steps canb e taken to bring them into compliance? T he response from Avon Park City Manager JulianD eleon said the issue was security concerns. I can tell you that my vehicle has been tagged. One individual was tryingt o grab video of me while he was running me off the road, he said. Deleon at the time reported the situation to both Avon ParkP ublic Safety Director Jason Lister and Detective Nate Coogan. Coogan is one of the former Avon Park police officers who subsequently transferred to the Highlands County Sheriffs Office. Deleon told council under his tenure he had made sure that any city department head with an assigned vehicle used it strictly for business purposes. He then told council how he had heard that while Macklin served as m ayor there had been department heads that took t heir vehicles out of the area as a regular occurrence. In fact, he was tolds ome had gone as far as North Carolina. T he city manager neither indicated what department heads had been involved nor who had shared the information with him. That doesnt happen under my watch. City vehic les are strictly used for city purposes, Deleon reiterated. W hen asked by Avon Park Mayor Sharon Schuler i f the vehicles could carry the municipal logo under the councils current policy, D eleon responded, Mayor, we can look at it. Macklin reminded council that Deleons city manager predecessors, BruceB ehrens and C.B. Shirey, both had been required to drive marked vehicles. Avon Park Administrative ServicesD irector Maria Sutherland said she too had been t hreatened. She told council members that an ex-A von Park police officer, under oath in a subpoena, not only had threatened her family, but that he had gone to her house and toh er husbands office and seen her vehicle. o drive a car around with an insignia that says here I amis really scaryt o me, she said. Sutherland said getting a civilian tag instead of a municipal tag was a cost savings concern, telling the council it was less expensive to purchase a white tag for two years than a yellow tag for one year. According to the Highlands County Tag Agency, a yellow tag is a permanent tag and does not have a recurring fee. Council took no action on the issue. AP officials dont want to drive marked cars M aria S utherland a dministrative services d irector T o drive a car a round with an insignia that says here I am is really s cary to me. Busy agenda for Sebring council B icycle Safety Day Avon Park council amends contract with sheriffs office Schuler Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876

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C M Y K Page A6News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com N ews-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Summa Cum Laude graduate Samantha Phypers presents the 2013 senior class history for Lake Placid High School. Class of 2013 Graduations News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Samantha Alamo is recieives her diploma with a big smile Saturday morning during the Sebring High School graduation ceremony. Alamo, who has Down Syndrome, was named homecoming queen during the school year. N ews-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY A von Park High Schools class of 2013 become graduates Friday night at the South Florida State College Performing Theater for the Arts. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Tyler Ridgeway gives the student speech at the APHS graduation. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Sebring Magna Cum Laude graduate Olivia Hitt shows off the paper airplane she made from the graduation program. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Gayla Barrett delivers the history of APs Class of 2013. She echoed the sentiment heard at all three graduations. Do not give up, she said, engaging the audience to repeat the phrase with her. Do not give up. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Axnelis Gonzalez helps Jose Heredia adjust his motarboard. Gonzalez is going to school to become a dental hygentist. Heredia has enlisted in the Army. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Lake Placid High School graduates are all smiles Saturday during the ceremony in Avon Park. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Summa Cum Laude graduate Victor Lopez III shares a smile with Penny Decker before walking to receive his diploma.

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C M Y K TALLAHASSEE (AP Florida counties will have to pay an additional $264 million into the state pension system under a rate increase passed by the Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott. While the increase affects all areas of government, counties werent given money to cover the costs, unlike school districts, universities and state agencies, The Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald reported. Now counties are trying to figure out how to cover the additional costs, which some officials say was unexpected. Ill be looking to see if this is another shell game, said Hillsborough County Commissioner Victor Crist, a Republican former state House and Senate member. Thats an old game thats been played for decades. Its called cost-shifting. Hillsboroughs cost will be $7 million. The Legislature passed the rate increases unanimously with little discussion on the last day of its annual session, though one lawmaker said he would have cast a no vote had he known the impact on counties. s hypocritical that the Legislature and governor say they dont want tax increases but are pushing a bill through the backdoor that would require a tax increase on the local level, said Rep. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, who during debate asked bill sponsor Seth McKeel if rates were going up and whether counties would be affected. McKeel, R-Lakeland responded, They are the same rates that they were originally If he had said rates were going up, it wouldnt have just been me voting against it, Fasano said. McKeel explained he thought Fasano was asking if the rate had been changed since the bill was originally approved by the House the month before, when Fasano voted no. The bill came back to the House after the Senate amended it. McKeel seemed rankled that the increase was an issue more than a week after the governor signed it into law and pointed out that the additional cost has been known since April. If Fasano and the counties didnt read the bill analysis, Im sorry, McKeel told the Times/Herald. Miami-Dade County, the states largest, will have to contribute an additional $21.2 million into the retirement system, Mayor Carlos Gimenez said during a budget presentation earlier this month. By ELIOTKLEINBERG T he Palm Beach Post/MCTPALM BEACH In August 2000, virtually every computer model tracking Hurricane Debby was calling for itt o intensify. Managers already had begun evacuating the Florida Keys. Then, somewhere over Hispaniola, Debby vanished, a mere two hours after posted forecast tracks had it strikinge ither South Florida or the Bahamas. Two months later, Keith strengthened in a mere 12 hours from a minimals torm to one almost as strong as Category 5 Andrew as it neared Belize. More than a dozen people died inC entral America and Mexico. While the science of forecasting w here a storm will go has made dramatic leaps, we havent made much progress over the decades in predict-i ng changes in a storms strength, said James Franklin, the National Hurricane C enters chief of forecast operations. That finally may be changing. Computer models have become more adept at using data from the Doppler weather radar mounted on planes thatf ly into tropical systems, Franklin said. That means forecast models could show i mprovement in measuring a storms intensity as early as this hurricane season, which starts Saturday. T he Doppler data which now dates to 2010 and soon to 2008 will l et forecasters base their predictions off facts instead of what amounts to a phony storm, Franklin said. If you cannot accurately depict the arrangement of wind, he said, you are almost hopeless in trying to predict that structure in the future. In most cases, forecasters cant prov ide substantial data on a tropical systems birth or early life. So in the past, Franklin said, theyve had to generate a standard vortex.Abogus, if you will, is put in there. It may bear very little resemblance to the structure. Its no wonder these m odels have struggled, because theyre starting with bad information. T he P3-Orion research planes that fly into storms have been armed with Doppler radar for years, Franklin said. But the computers and forecast models only recently have gained enoughp ower and sophistication to digest and use the Doppler data. e havent had the computer power to ingest the volume of observations, Franklin said. Now we have a snapshot and a model that can actually make use of that snapshot. Forecasters feed that Doppler data into computer models run by theN ational Weather Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations Miami-based Hurricane Research Division, as well as another operated by Penn StateU niversity. Franklin called the results to date intriguing but added they pose a question: Is it the Doppler data thatsg iving us improved intensity forecasts, or can you do just as well with the flight data we already have? If the Doppler proves not to be crucial, its hard to justify the millions thatw ould have to be spent to mount Doppler units on every research plane, especially in a time when researchers are fighting for every federal dollar, Franklin said. While Franklin doesnt expect substantial results this year, were on the verge of seeing some significant improvements over the next fewy ears. he said. As a rule, forecasters bump up their strength forecasts 4 percent. Emergency managers go one step further, planning and evacuating for ane ntire category higher on the SaffirSimpson scale, which ranks hurricanes i n categories from 1 to 5. If the storm jumps up a category at t he last minute, we want to make sure weve planned for that, Palm Beach County Emergency Manager Bill Johnson said. Because of the clearance times that are required in order toe vacuate the numbers of people that we have to, we need to be judicious in our decision-making. The hurricane season runs through Nov. 30. Page A8News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 2 2 7 7 American Golf Carts; 5.542"; 5"; Black; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 Planning for the worst Improved computer models helping forecasters better predict hurricane strength By JEFFAMY A ssociated PressGULF SHORES, Ala. When Stan Virden movedi nto his 2,400-square-foot house overlooking a rocklined canal in 1996, he paid less than $1,000 a year for homeowners insurance. N ow, as he seeks to move to Atlanta to be near family, Virden says potential buyers for the house are being scared off by the annual premium, which has sky-r ocketed to $5,000. e feel like were priso ners here now because the market is so screwed up because of this, the 80-y ear-old retired Navy captain said. F rom Cape Cod to the southern tip of Texas, rates for homeowner coverage have risens harply since 2003, pinching h omeowners financially, forcing them to takeg reater risk by accepting higher d eductibles and sparking outrage as insurance com-p anies report profits higher in many coastal s tates than inland. Nationwide, the c ost of homeowners insurance rose 36 percent from 2003 to 2010 almost double the rate ofi nflation. Of the 15 states where rates increased by the largest percentages in that time, 14 border the Gulf of Mexico or the Atlantic Ocean, according to an analysis of NationalA ssociation of Insurance Commissioners figures by T he Associated Press. All those states saw rates go up at least 44 percent. Rates in Florida rose 91 percent, most in the nation, whiler ates in Rhode Island went up 62 percent. Insurers say the increases are necessary to offset the risk they take in insuringm illions of homeowners in harms way, but their increasingly angry customers question how they calculate rates and whether state officials in charge of balancing public and corporate interest are being too favorable toward the companies. s hard to see how the insurance companies can justify the kind of premiums we have to pay down here, Virden said. Rate increases have leveled off in recent years, and some homeowners have even found cheaper policies. But its clear prices arent going back to where they were before the spike following the expensive hurricane seasons of 2004a nd 2005. Overall, coastal homeowners in 18 states along the Gulf and Atlantic pay about $4 billion more thani nland residents for insurance against hurricane winds, according to APcalculations using comparisons of coastal and inland rates in states where theyrea vailable. Worsening the situation: p remiums for the federally run National Flood Insurance Program w hose policies many coastal homeowners also m ust buy are scheduled to shoot up Oct. 1. Ahomeowners policy typically covers wind, butn ot flood damage. Some critics a lso say insurers are inflating the insured value ofh ouses, saying they would cost m ore to rebuild, thus raising the total bill each yearw ithout raising rates. eve had i nsurers applying a 10 percent to 12 p ercent inflation factor every year to dwelling value, said Willo Kelly, who lobbies for reale state agents and homebuilders on North Carolinas Outer Banks. Every increase that company applies to dwelling value is an increase in the premium, an increase in thed eductible and an increase in the agents commission. A study by consulting group Towers Watson showed the cost of the goods and services insurers typically buy to pay ah omeowners claim has actually declined from 2009 to 2012. That reflects falling building costs, said Towers Watson risk consultantJ eremy Pecora. Its still unclear how the $19 billion in privately insured damages caused by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 will hit policyholders. In the Northeast, insurers started seeking higher rates after Tropical Storm Irene in 2011 and continue to seek increases of up to 10 percent. Industry advocates say the increases were inevitable. Insurance rates in hurricane areas were too low for too long, said libertarian-leaning Eli Lehrer of the Washington, D.C.based R Street Institute. Coastal residents stagger under insurance costs S tan Virden coastal h omeownerI ts hard t o see how t he insurance companies can justify the kind of p remiums w e have to pay down here. Counties seek ways to pay pension cost hike

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 2, 2013Page A9 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 the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000848 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. BEATTY, LEERIE L., et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000848 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, and BEATTY, LEERIE L., et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT COURTHOUSE, 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870, at the hour of 11:00 A.M. on the 9th day of July, 2013, the following described property: TRACT 5, BLOCK 4 OF FLORIDA HIGHLANDS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE(S PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2003 SKYLINE WINNER MOBILE HOME ID# 8D-61-0298-R 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, Highlands County, Florida this 24th day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k 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 Clerk of the Court's disability coordinator at 590 S COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 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. (23472.2420/PR June 2, 9, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000637 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. BOHANNON, AARON, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000637 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, and BOHANNON, AARON, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT COURTHOUSE, 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870, at the hour of 11:00 A.M. on the 10th day of July, 2013, the following described property: LOT 46, BLOCK 19, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48, 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. DATED at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida this 24th day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak 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 Clerk of the Court's disability coordinator at 590 S COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 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. (23472.3738/PRivera June 2, 9, 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 23rd day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLER K 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. June 2, 9, 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. 28-2011-CA-000227 CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. SYLVIA FRANKLIN-BROWN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SYLVIA FRANKLIN-BROWN; L.E. SELPH, JR.; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF L.E. SELPH, JR.; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S CEASED, 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 #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: THAT PORTION OF FRANCES STREET (NOW VACATED), OF EAST-PALMHURST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 72, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ALL BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 1 IN BLOCK 234; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 28'06'' WEST, A DISTANCE OF 50.00 FEEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 6, IN BLOCK 232; THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 40'13'' EAST, A DISTANCE OF 140.54 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 27'31'' EAST, A DISTANCE OF 50.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 40'12'' WEST, A DISTANCE OF 140.55 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A -3547 Ellington Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 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 20th day of June, 2013. 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 6 1, 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 1050L egals 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 Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situ-a ted in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: LOT 19, BLOCK 17, HYDE PARK, 2ND REPLAT, 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 f rom 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 16th 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 26; June 2, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282009CA001553AOOOXX U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR GSR 2006-9F, Plaintiff, vs. LARENCE CHARLES PARKER; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED, AS A NOMINEE FOR HOMEFIELD FINANCIAL, INC.; MARIA RIVERA PARKER; NADINE A. SMITH; STEVEN E. SMITH;UNKNOWN TENANT(S IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure Sale dated the 24th day of May, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282009CA001553AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE GSR MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-9F is the Plaintiff and LARENCE CHARLES PARKER; M ORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED, AS A NOMINEE FOR HOMEFIELD FINANCIAL, INC.; MARIA RIVERA PARKER; STEVEN E. SMITH; NADINE A. SMITH and UNKNOWN TENANT(S 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 25th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT ``A'' Exhibit ``A'' Legal Description: A portion of the South 350 Feet of the North 600 feet of the fractional Southeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 8, Township 37 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of the Southeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 8; thence run South 00 degrees 00'00'' West along the East line of said Section 8, a distance of 449.96 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 00 degrees 00'00'' West along said line a distance of 149.95 feet; thence North 88 degrees 29'00'' West a distance of 452 feet more or less to the waters edge of Lake Huntley; thence Northwesterly along the waters edge of Lake Huntley a distance of 166 feet more or less; thence South 87 degrees 18'57'' East, a distance of 479 feet more or less to the Point of Beginning. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs 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 24th day of May, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp 09-48448 June 2, 9, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 282011CA000809XXAXMX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP; Plaintiff, vs. HOMER RAY DORSEY AKA HOMER R. DORSEY, ET AL; Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 23, 2013, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, on July 9, 2013 the following described property: LOT 1731 AND LOT 1732, OF AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 92, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 2495 N HIGHLANDS BLVD, AVON PARK, FL 33825-0000 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand on 24th day of May, 2013. /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court, Highlands County (COURT SEAL 11-06411 June 2, 9, 2013 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 POSSESSION 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 J udicial 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 2 006-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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12000034GCS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. PAUL GOSNEY A/K/A JOHN GOSNEY A/K/A JOHN P. GOSNEY, ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated May 2 1, 2013 and entered in Case No. 12000034GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A., is Plaintiff and PAUL GOSNEY A/K/A JOHN GOSNEY A/K/A JOHN P. GOSNEY; PATRICIA GOSNEY; EAGLE NEST HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the named defendants, whether living or not, and whether said unknown parties claims as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, or in any other capacity, claiming by, through under or against the named Defendants are the Defendants, I 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., on t he 20th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 4, EAGLES NEST ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE(S RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Street Address: 2582 Abell Road, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS my hand and the seal of the Court this 23rd day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. June 2, 9, 2013 1050Legals Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads placed under the Bargain Buys discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. The customer can list a set for 1 price, i.e. Bedroom set ... $100 is allowed; Chairs (22o list an ad stating Each, the a d must be charged at the non-discounted rate, using the Open Rate pricing. No commercial items are allowed to be placed under our Bargain Buys specials. Items must be common household items. Ads for Pets, stating Free to Good Home, are allowed to be placed under the Bargain Buy category. Index1000 Announcements 2000 Employment 3000 Financial4 000 Real Estate 5000 Mobile Homes 6000 Rentals 7000 Merchandise 8000 Recreation 9000 TransportationVISIT OUR WEBSITE AT: newssun.com 863-314-9876 D EADLINES Publication Place by: Wednesday. . . . . . . . 4 p.m. Monday Friday . . . . . . . . . 4 p.m. Wednesday Sunday. . . . . . . . . 4 p.m. Friday All fax deadlines are 1 hour earlier. Important: The publisher reserves the right to censor, reclassify, revise, edit or reject any classified advertisement not meeting our standards. We accept only standard abbreviations and required proper punctuation. ClassifiedA DJUSTMENTS Please check your ad for errors the first day it appears since the News-Sun will not be responsible for incorrect ads after thef irst day of publication. 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C M Y K Page A10News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com 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. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA P ROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-179 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF HALLIE KENNEDY a/k/a HALLIE W. KENNEDY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The 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. A ll 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. A LL 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 26, 2013. Personal Representative: Polly Riddell 15 Twin Lakes Road Lake 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 CASE NO. 282012CA000827XXXXXX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs ELIZABETH MOMPLAISIR; et al., Defendants. N OTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated May 21, 2012 and entered in Case No. 282012CA000827XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff and ELIZABETH MOMPLAISIR; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ELIZABETH MOMPLAISIR; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. 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 Michalak AS DEPUTY CLERK May 26; June 2, 2013 LOTS 2096, 2097 AND 2098, AVON PARK 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 DAY OF May, 2013. By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA M ay 26; June 2, 2013 1050L egalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404

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Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953RELAX ATLake Isis Villas** Luxurious ** 1 BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartments 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 AVON PARKBeautiful Lake View. 2BR/1BA. Includes Water & Garbage. Washer & Dryer connection. Safe neighborhood. Dead End St. Pets allowed. No Pitt Bulls. $450 + Deposit. 863-453-4914 or 863-414-2871 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 NEW PALMHARBOR MOBILE CONDO $39,900 http://www.palmharbor.com/modelcenter/plantcity/ John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesSIGN/GRAPHICS BUSINESS FOR SALE. Includes: Equipment/Inventory/Bucket Truck. Owner relocating. $35K. Call 863-873-1181 or 863-452-5668. 3050BusinessOpportunities 3000 Financial SPANISH INSTRUCTOR(F/T Application deadline: 6/20/13. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132. EA/EO 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 M ANAGEMENT COUPLENEEDED for a beautiful manufactured home community in Sebring, Fl., $2000.00 monthly salary plus a commission on all sales. Housing and basic utilities included. A stable prior work history is required. Fax resume to Scott @ 941-794-0246. 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 LOOKING FORRECEPTIONIST/DATA ENTRY P/T, may turn into full time, for busy Insurance Agency. No experience needed. Detail oriented, responsible, computer literate, bi-lingual preferred. Please contact Julie or Eva @ 863-402-0603 or email resume to: sebringinsurance@gmail.com. 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 DIESEL MECHANICNEEDED for local hollowcore precast company. Welding/Electrical skills required. Competitive benefit package. Email resume/salary requirements to juliem@floridaprecastind.com. Fax: 863-655-1215 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 IF 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. FULL TIMESTAFF ACCOUNTANT wanted by local CPA firm. Send Resume to Box #128 The News-Sun, 2227 US 27 S. Sebring, FL, 33870 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment 1100Announcements Notice is hereby given that Downtown Mini Storage LLC will sell at public auction at 195 S. Railroad Ave., Avon Park, Florida 33825 at 1:00 P.M. Saturday 15th June 2013 to the highest bidder. Items held for Shiretta Moses: vacuum, suitcase, kids electric trike, child seat, boxes & bags of unknown contents. Items held for Rhonda Washington: sombrero, boys bike, instrument cases, bed frame, fishing rod, cooler, boxes & bags of unknown contents. Items held for Kicha Hester: pool ladder, Christmas tree, 2 coolers, cabinet, golf clubs, fan, boxes and bags of unknown contents. Items held for Brittany Wall: 2 strollers, couch, lamp, tv table, ladder, nightstand, wicker end table, clothing, porch table. June 2, 5, 2013 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engagein business under the fictitious name of FIREHOUSE DIGITAL BILLBOARDS located at 1025 US 27 South, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 30th day of May, 2013. Charles A. Lowrance June 2, 2013 Notice Under Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of ``Spires Construction'' located at 9570 Payne Road, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33875 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 20th day of May, 2013. SAS Roofing and Home Improvement, LLC June 2, 2013 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 1050L egals 2100H elp WantedCHECK 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. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N 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.; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT D efendants. 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 p rovision 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, 2013AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 A D # 00030300 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00030301

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C M Y K B y DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING Anew coaching search is on as Sebring baseball front man Buck Rapp has turned in his resignation of the post. E ight years after coming back to the program he once played in, two years after taking over for retired Hall of Famer Hoppy Rewis, Rapp found himself being tugged i n a different direction. I want to take time to be for a while, instead of Coach Rapp, he said. Ive got two young boys, ages 5 and 2, and I realized, I can always come back to coaching at some point, but I can never get back the time I might miss with my kids. My wife would have been supportive either way, as B ear Bryant once said, Theres a special place in Heaven for coaches wives, he continued. But I think she was pretty happy with the decision I made. In his first season at the helm a year ago, the Blue Streaks went 17-9, 6-0 in District 9-6Aplay and claimed a spot in the state playoffs. This past season saw a bit of a dip, as the ebb and flow of prep sports is wont to do, w ith a 10-18 overall record and 3-3 mark in the district. B ut again, the squad qualified for the state playoffs and p layed a tough Mitchell team close, falling by a 4-1 score before the Mustangs went on to reach the Elite Eight. This team will be returning a good nucleus with a lot o f young talent coming up the next few years, Rapp s aid. Ill still be around the program some to help ease the transition for the next coach that comes in, and SPORTS B SE CTION Inside This Section S eminoles get NCAA win . . .B3 Gators fall to Austin Peay . . .B3 Triple Crown drought . . .B3 News-Sun Sunday, June 2, 2013 News-Sun file photo by SCOTTDRESSEL After eight seasons with the Blue Streak program, the last two as head coach, Buck Rapp has decided to resign his duties for now. Courtesy photo From her days starring for the Lady Dragons, Charlotte Clanton Bauder is now taking the helm as the head coach of Lake Placid volleyball. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAs Buck Rapp leaves the helm of the team he oncep layed for, Charlotte Clanton Bauder is just now e ntering into the dream scenario as she embarks on her f irst season at the helm of the Lady Dragon volleyball t eam. A1999 graduate after starring on the varsity squad, Clanton-Bauder went on and played two seasons at SFCC under head coach Karen Hollar. And while she had a s cholarship offer to continue playing, a look toward the future altered her path. I had a scholarship to p lay at Palm Beach Atlantic, but decided not to p lay, Clanton Bauder said. As much as I loved playi ng, I was ready to finish school and move on. M ove ahead was more like it, as she certainly wast intending to move on from the game. I was the player that didnt just play, she said. I liked the whole aspect of the game and was always s tudying it. In my mind, I guess Ive always wanted to be a coach as my way to stay in the game. And so she did. After moving back to the area in Clanton Bauder assisted former Lake Placid head coach Marilyn Jones for a year before moving to Sebring and starting the Club Crush travel team. Then it was on to South Florida Community College where she was an assistant to Kim Crawford Clanton Bauder returns to lead Lady Dragons Out with the (not sonot so Rapp resigns from Blue Streaks baseball See RAPP, Page B4 See LP, Page B4 B y ANDREWSELIGMAN Associated PressTwo endings around 3 a.m. and another game that took 17 innings. Several big league teams definitely went deep this week deep into the night, that is. It all started Thursday night in St. Louis when what appeared to be a routine interleague game turned into something else. Thanks to a marathon rain delay and a decision to wait it out, the Kansas City Royals wound up beating the Cardinals 4-2 after 3 oclock in the morning. It was interesting. But for us, its good, Royals outfielder Jeff Francoeur said. Calling it a long night would be an understatement. Francoeur noticed the sun rising Friday as Kansas Citys plane landed in Texas and saw people having breakfast as the Royals arrived at their hotel near Dallas. By late Friday, overnight baseball had turned into a trend. The Tampa Bay Rays endured nearly five hours of rain delays in Cleveland before beating the Indians 92 for their sixth straight win in a game that began on Friday night in May and ended early Saturday in June. Scheduled to start at 7:05 p.m., the game was delayed three times before finally resuming at 12:13 a.m. 2 hours, 39 minutes after the third and longest delay. s a very awkward way to do this, said Rays manager Joe Maddon, who spent the weather stoppages monitoring the storms on an iPad in his office. But if youre going to stick around that long you might as well win. The teams were delayed a total of 4:49, long enough for the calendar to change before nine innings were played. It ended at 2:53 a.m., giving them a short turnaround before a 1:05 p.m. start on Saturday. About 20 minutes after the final out in Cleveland, the San Diego Padres pulled out a 4-3 victory over Toronto on Jesus Guzmans run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning. The winning hit came three innings after the 14th-inning stretch. The game lasted 4:58 and concluded after midnight on the West Coast. Clayton Richard (1-5 who had been scheduled to start Saturday night, entered in the 16th and pitched two scoreless innings for the win in his first relief appearance since May 2009 with the Chicago White Sox. I was hoping I would get a win today. I was assuming it was going to be later in the day, Richard said. Thats the crazy thing about baseball. You never really know what youre going to get. You come to the park thinking youve got a plan and it gets turned upside down. It was fun, though. Thats part of the fun of the game is being in situations where something different happens. The Royals and Cardinals should have known something was up Thursday when the first pitch was delayed an hour by rain. The game moved quickly after that right up until the top of the ninth inning, with the Royals leading and the rain back in force. Umpire crew chief Joe West had a decision to make. With the game the last meeting between the two teams this season, a new rule added this year gave West the choice to call the game in a decision that would wipe out the top of the ninth and give the Cardinals a 2-1 win, based on the score from the previous completed inning. West chose to wait out the rain. And wait. And wait some more. After 4 1/2 miserable hours, the game resumed shortly after 3 a.m. CDTand the final out came at 3:14 a.m. Kansas City left for a series in Texas and the Cardinals went home to sleep a bit before a home series against San Francisco. The opener was postponed by inclement weather Friday night no rain had fallen at Busch Stadium before the game was called that included tornado warnings in the area. The teams were to play a day-night doubleheader Saturday. Meanwhile, the weary Royals were beaten 7-2 by the Rangers. And the umpiring crew from St. Louis? They had a matinee in Chicago, with the first pitch scheduled just 10 hours after the final out early Friday at Busch Stadium. e worry about that game when we get to that one, West told a pool reporter after Thursday nights game. e had to worry about this game. Rain delays, extra innings keep MLB up late MCTphoto The Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer hits a two-run double to give his team the lead in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, May 30, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Rain delays would make the two teams wait 4 1/2 hours before the ninth inning, and game, could be completed. See DELAYS, Page B3 Associated PressCHAPELHILL, N.C. Andrew Parker hit a three-run homer in the sixth while starter Mike Volpe allowed one unearned run in seven innings to help Towson beat Florida Atlantic 7-2 on Friday in the NCAA tournaments Chapel Hill Regional. Parkers blast capped a five-run inning for the third-seeded Tigers (3028) in their first NCAA appearance in 22 years. Volpe (10-3 four hits and threw 120 pitches before leaving with a 7-0 lead after walking the leadoff batter in the eighth. Peter Bowles and Dominic Fratantuono also drove in runs in the sixth for Towson, while Brendan Butler added a solo homer in the eighth. Jeremy Strawn (5-3) allowed seven hits and five runs in five innings for the second-seeded Owls (39-21 won 11 straight including a run to the Sun Belt Conference tournament title. Tyler Rocklein and Brendon Sanger drove in the Owlstwo eighthinning runs after Volpes exit. Towson beats Florida Atlantic 7-2 in NCAAs Associated PressLOUISVILLE, Ky. Chris Diaz struck out 10 in seven shutout innings and Garrett Kennedy homered as No. 2 seed Miami cruised past Oklahoma State 7-0 in the first game of the Louisville regional Friday. The Hurricanes (37-23 were without coach Jim Morris, who did not make the trip to Louisville due to pneumonia. He has been hospitalized in Durham, N.C., since Saturday. Assistant coach Gino DiMare led the team Friday. Diaz made things pretty easy for DiMare as he pitched out of trouble a few times. The left-handed sophomore loaded the bases in the second and fifth innings, but escaped with inning-ending strikeouts. Miami took an early lead on Kennedys solo homer in the bottom of the second, and a four-run fifth was too much for the Cowboys (39-18rcome. Oklahoma State start er Jason Hursh gave up five runs three earned and seven hits in 4 1/3 innings. Diaz solid as Miami shuts down Oklahoma St. 7-0

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C M Y K H ill 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. T he 2nd through 5th grade campers will camp from 9 a.m.-Noon, and 6th t hrough 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 brooks n@highlands.k12.fl.us ,or call 850-3228398. T he 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: Crafts/Fun/Cheers. C ome 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.APHS Cheer ClinicA VONPARK The Avon Park High S chool Cheerleading Clinic will be held Monday-Thursday, June 10-13, from 8 a.m.-Noon each day in the high school gym. The clinic is open to ages 4 through 8th grade and the cost is $40, with second child in family at $20. Lunch is provided and all participants will receive a clinic T-shirt and will be invited to peform at the Red Devils first home football game. F or more information, contact coach Rose Kirby or Tammy Williams.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. T he 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. Emails 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. Additional hours will be added once school 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 Aquat ic 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 w ater 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 j acknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on 863 471-3295. Check in not later than 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop.SFSC Volleyball CampsAVON PARK Lady Panther V olleyball is again offering summer c amps, both indoor and out on the sand courts, for players from Grade 6 and up who wish to learn the game and sharpen their skills for the upcoming fall seasons. For the indoor camps, there will be five different four-day sessions to choose from, with separate times for those from grades 6-8 and those from grades 9-12. The first indoor session runs MondayThursday, June 10-13, with the younger players meeting from 9:30 a.m.-Noon each day, and the older campers meeting from 1:30-4 p.m. The remaing four sessions will run June 17-20, June 24-27, July 8-11 and July 1518, with the same time frames. Cost is $100 per session, or $30 per daily session. Out on the sand volleyball courts at SFSC, there will be five Friday sessions, meeting from 9:30-11:30 each day, with a total cost of $125, or $30 per daily session. The meeting dates for the sand camp are Fridays June 14, 21, 28, July 12 and 19. For both indoor and sand camps, there is a limit of 20 athletes per session. For more information, contact Lady Panther head coach Kim Crawford at Kimberly.Crawford@southflorida.edu or (863Heartland Football CampSEBRING The 2013 Heartland Football Camp will kick off on Friday, July 5, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Highlands County Sports Complex in Sebring. The camp is for players from grades 412, as of the fall of 2013, with a cost of $35 per camper. Football fundamentals, speed and agility training, character development and guest speakers will make up the day, headed by Blue Streak head coach LaVaar Scott and assistants Mike Avirett and Princeton Harris. Former Miami Hurricanes and South Florida Bulls players and coaches on hand, along with many more college standouts that will be coaching the campers. Cost of the camp instruction as well as insurance, lunch, camp T-shirt, awards and gifts. Cash and/or checks are accepted, with checks made out to Wings of Faith Christian Worship Center, with check memo reading Mary Toney Hope Foundation. For more information, contact Coach Scott at 214-3880, LaV39@yahoo.com or Coach Avirett at 381-4098, or Coach Harris at 381-8898. CONFERENCE FINALS(Best-of-7 (x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEMiami 3, Indiana 2 Miami 103, Indiana 102, OT Indiana 97, Miami 93 Miami 114, Indiana 96 Tuesday: Indiana 99, Miami 92 Thursday: Miami 90, Indiana 79 Saturday: Miami at Indiana, late x-Monday, June 3: Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m.WESTERN CONFERENCESan Antonio 4, Memphis 0 San Antonio 105, Memphis 83 San Antonio 93, Memphis 89, OT Saturday: San Antonio 104, Memphis 93, OT San Antonio 93, Memphis 86C ONFERENCE SEMIFINALS(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEPittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1 Boston 4, N.Y. Rangers 1WESTERN CONFERENCEChicago 4, Detroit 3 Los Angeles 4, San Jose 3C ONFERENCE FINALS(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)E ASTERN CONFERENCEBoston vs. Pittsburgh Saturday: Boston at Pittsburgh, late Monday, June 3: Boston at Pittsburgh,8 p.m. Wednesday, June 5: Pittsburgh at Boston, 8 p.m. Friday, June 7: Pittsburgh at Boston, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, June 9: Boston at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. x-Tuesday, June 11: Pittsburgh at Boston, TBD x-Wednesday, June 12: Boston at Pittsburgh, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCELos Angeles vs. Chicago Saturday: Los Angeles at Chicago, late Sunday, June 2: Los Angeles at Chicago, 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 4: Chicago at Los Angeles, 9 p.m. Thursday, June 6: Chicago at Los Angeles, 9 p.m. x-Saturday, June 8: Los Angeles at Chicago, 8 p.m. x-Monday, June 10: Chicago at Los Angeles, 9 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 12: Los Angeles at Chicago, TBDAMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston3323.589 New York3123.5741 Baltimore3124.5641.5 Tampa Bay3024.5562 Toronto2332.4189.5 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit2924.547 Cleveland2925.537.5 Chicago2428.4624.5 Minnesota2329.4425.5 Kansas City2230.4236.5 West Division WLPctGB Texas3420.630 Oakland3224.5713 Los Angeles2530.4559.5 Seattle2431.43610.5 Houston1837.32716.5 ___ Thursdays Games Texas 9, Arizona 5 Chicago Cubs 8, Chicago White Sox 3 Seattle 7, San Diego 1 San Francisco 5, Oakland 2 Boston 9, Philadelphia 2 Cleveland 7, Cincinnati 1 Pittsburgh 1, Detroit 0, 11 innings N.Y. Mets 3, N.Y. Yankees 1 Baltimore 2, Washington 0 Tampa Bay 5, Miami 2 Atlanta 11, Toronto 3 Minnesota 8, Milwaukee 6 Kansas City 4, St. Louis 2 Houston 7, Colorado 5 L.A. Angels 3, L.A. Dodgers 2 Fridays Games N.Y. Yankees 4, Boston 1 Baltimore 7, Detroit 5 Tampa Bay 9, Cleveland 2 Texas 7, Kansas City 2 Seattle 3, Minnesota 0 Oakland 3, Chicago White Sox 0 Houston 6, L.A. Angels 3 San Diego 4, Toronto 3, 17 innings Saturdays Games Tampa Bay at Cleveland, late Seattle at Minnesota, late Chicago White Sox at Oakland, late Detroit at Baltimore, late Kansas City at Texas, late Boston at N.Y. Yankees, late Houston at L.A. Angels, late Toronto at San Diego, late Sundays Games Tampa Bay (Hellickson 2-2 Cleveland (McAllister 4-4 Detroit (Porcello 2-2) at Baltimore (Gausman 0-2 Seattle (Bonderman 0-0 (Diamond 3-4 Kansas City (E.Santana 3-5exas (Darvish 7-2), 3:05 p.m. Houston (Lyles 2-1) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 4-3 Chicago White Sox (Sale 5-2 Oakland (Parker 3-6 Boston (Buchholz 7-0. Yankees (Kuroda 6-3 Toronto (Morrow 2-3 (Volquez 4-5), 10:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta3222.593 Washington2827.5094.5 Philadelphia2629.4736.5 New York2230.4239 Miami1441.25518.5 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis3518.660 Cincinnati3421.6182 Pittsburgh3421.6182 Chicago2330.43412 Milwaukee2033.37715 West Division WLPctGB Arizona3024.556 San Francisco2925.5371 Colorado2827.5092.5 San Diego2529.4635 Los Angeles2330.4346.5 ___ Thursdays Games Texas 9, Arizona 5 Chicago Cubs 8, Chicago White Sox 3 Seattle 7, San Diego 1 San Francisco 5, Oakland 2 Boston 9, Philadelphia 2 Cleveland 7, Cincinnati 1 Pittsburgh 1, Detroit 0, 11 innings N.Y. Mets 3, N.Y. Yankees 1 Baltimore 2, Washington 0 Tampa Bay 5, Miami 2 Atlanta 11, Toronto 3 Minnesota 8, Milwaukee 6 Kansas City 4, St. Louis 2 Houston 7, Colorado 5 L.A. Angels 3, L.A. Dodgers 2 Fridays Games Chicago Cubs 7, Arizona 2 Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 0 Milwaukee 8, Philadelphia 5 Miami 5, N.Y. Mets 1 Washington 3, Atlanta 2 San Francisco at St. Louis, ppd., rain L.A. Dodgers 7, Colorado 5, 10 innings San Diego 4, Toronto 3, 17 innings Saturdays Games Milwaukee at Philadelphia, late L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, late N.Y. Mets at Miami, late Arizona at Chicago Cubs, late Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, late San Francisco at St. Louis, late Washington at Atlanta, late Toronto at San Diego, late Sundays Games N.Y. Mets (Harvey 5-0) at Miami (Slowey 1-5 Cincinnati (Latos 5-0 (J.Gomez 2-0 Milwaukee (Fiers 1-3 (Lee 6-2 Washington (Karns 0-0 (Maholm 6-4 San Francisco (Gaudin 0-1 (Lyons 2-0), 2:15 p.m. Arizona (Corbin 8-0 (E.Jackson 1-7 L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 6-2 (J.De La Rosa 6-3 Toronto (Morrow 2-3 (Volquez 4-5), 10:10 p.m.NATIONAL CONFERENCECentral Division WLTPctPFPA Chicago550.500542542 San Antonio450.444392423 Iowa460.400464464 West Division WLTPctPFPA Arizona910.900679468 San Jose720.778475424 Spokane730.700662548 Utah450.444469468AMERICAN CONFERENCESouth Division WLTPctPFPA Jacksonville730.700520446 Tampa Bay640.600574528 Orlando270.222444537 New Orleans180.111346546 Eastern Division WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia540.556531461 Pittsburgh360.333345461 Cleveland270.222407534 ___ Saturdays Games Arizona at Philadelphia, late Pittsburgh at Jacksonville, late Chicago at Orlando, late Cleveland at New Orleans, late Tampa Bay at Iowa, late San Jose at Spokane, late Mondays Game Utah at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League CLEVELAND INDIANSAgreed to terms with RHP Chris Jakubauskas on a minor league contract and assigned him to Columbus (IL NEW YORK YANKEESActivated 1B Mark Teixeira from the 60-day DL and 3B Kevin Youkilis from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Ivan Nova and LHP Vidal Nuno to Scranton-Wilkes-Barre (IL OAKLAND ATHLETICSActivated OF Josh Reddick from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Luke Montz to Sacramento (PCL TAMPA BAY RAYSOptioned RHP Alex Colome to Durham (IL Jeff Beliveau from Durham. TEXAS RANGERSSent RHP Alexi Ogando to Frisco (Texas) on an injury rehabilitation assignment. Reinstated INF Mike Olt from the Round Rock (PCL National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKSPlaced 3B Eric Chavez on the 15-day DL. Activated INF-OF Willie Bloomquist off the 15-day DL. LOS ANGELES DODGERSSelected the contract of RHP Peter Moylan from Albuquerque (PCL Transferred LHP Scott Elbert to the 60day DL. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIESReleased RHP Chad Durbin. Recalled LHP Joe Savery from Lehigh Valley (IL PITTSBURGH PIRATESRecalled OF Alex Presley from Indianapolis (IL Optioned INF Josh Harrison to Indianapolis. Activated INF Chase d'Arnaud from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Indianapolis. ST. 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C M Y K w ww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 2, 2013Page B3 YMCA flag; 5.542"; 5"; Black; YMCA flag football sponsorship; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 5 5 8 8 He declined comment on Friday. MLB spokesman Michael Teevan praised West and his crew for handling a challenging situation very well. e appreciate the efforts of both clubs, the umpires and particularly the Cardinalsgrounds crew, and we are glad that the game was played to completion, he added. Chicago Cubs manager D ale Sveum shrugged off any concerns about sleepd eprived umpires calling Friday afternoons game against Arizona. The Cubs extended their winning streak to five with a 7-2 victory. Sometimes we get in at 3:15 in the morning. They dont have to get to the park that early, so they get plenty of sleep, Sveum said. Thats not something thats going to dictate the game. The near-capacity crowd of 43,916 in St. Louis was down to a couple hundredh ardy souls when the game ended. Joe West did a tremendous job, said Royals manager Ned Yost, whose team snapped an eight-game skid with the victory. He was ready to wait as l ong as we could. He just felt that we were getting close to that point. He came into the office, Joe, weve got 15 minutes of rain left and its gone.He goes, well, thats not what I heard. Look, lets go outside.And we went outside, and it stopped raining. Cardinals manager Mike M atheny and general mana ger John Mozeliak lobbied during the delay for an eight-inning St. Louis win. W est said the Cardinals did not express their frustrations to him directly, made no statement and did not lodge a protest. E ither way, Matheny sounded less than thrilled with the decision to wait out the rain. Im not going to sit here and start bashing the league for whats going on, he said. But we certainly ended up on the short end of that and we can be paying for it for a couple of days here. There must be a bigger reward out there that I dont see. Mozeliak said he was concerned about players getting injured because of the delay and the wet condi-t ions, although he praised the grounds crew and added it would have been a PR nightmare if they had to r evert back to the eighth inning. I did feel compelled that we try to get this game in because that would have been unfair to them had it just reverted back to the eighth, Mozeliak said. For the Royals, the long night wasnt their first this week. They endured one getting to St. Louis after Tuesdays game against the Cardinals i n Kansas City. Problems with their plane forced them to take a bus across the state, and they didnt arrive until 5 a.m. On Thursday, Royals catcher Adam Moore said no one took a nap during the long delay. Instead, they played cards. Until we saw that window come, and then they came in and gave us a heads up, that we may have a time frame to go back out there, he said, we were just kind of hanging out in the clubhouse, trying to stay loose as best as we could. AP Sports Writers Ronald B lum and Mike Fitzpatrick in N ew York, Stephen Hawkins in A rlington, Texas, Tom Withers in Cleveland and Bernie Wilson in San Diego, and freelance writers Brian Sandalow in Chicago and Jason L. Young in St. Louis contributed to this r eport. Continued from B1 Delays wreak havoc with travel plans Associated Press BLOOMINGTON, Ind. Michael Davis hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift second-seeded Austin Peay to a 4-3 win over thirdseeded Florida in the first game of an NCAAregional Friday. With runners on second and third and one out in the inning, Davis who was hitless entering the at-bat ripped a towering flyball to left field that carried over the fence with the help of a strong wind. It was the 16th consecutive win for the Governors (46-13 Florida (29-29 the sixth when Casey Turgeon and Taylor Gushue drew one-out walks from Zach Hall, and Justin Shafer of Lake Wales followed with a three-run homer off reliever Lee Ridenhour. Davis HR helps Austin Peay beat Florida 4-3 B y BRENTKALLESTAD Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Stephen McGee hit a tworun homer to cap a five-run second inning as Florida State routed Savannah State 10-0 Friday in openinground play of the NCAA regionals. Scott Sitz (10-1 seven hits and struck out eight before leaving with one out in the eighth. In his last three postseason appearances, Sitz has fanned 24 in 18 innings and allowed just two runs. Florida State roughed up Savannah State ace Kyle McGowin (12-2 in the first three innings. Marcus Davis drove in four runs for the Seminoles (45-15 bles and a single, while D.J. Stewart knocked in three runs with a double and two singles. Florida State, the No. 7 seed, extended its regional tournament winning streak to 17, dating to 2008. The Seminoles were to meet Troy in Saturdays winnersbracket, while Savannah State (33-22 take on Alabama in an elimination game. Sitz sharp as Florida St tops Savannah St 10-0 By BETH HARRIS APRacing WriterThirty-five years. Thirtysix by the time the Belmont Stakes rolls around next June and theres a chance maybe of horse racings first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed. Its the longest dry spell in history. Everyone who loves the sport has a theory on why a 3year-old thoroughbred hasntb een able to sweep the K entucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont. Changes in breeding. Atougher road to the Derby. Bigger fields in the three races. And then theres luck. It takes a special horse, s aid Steve Cauthen, who rode Affirmed in 1978. And you need things to not go wrong for you. Its not impossible, or at least it wasnt. Since Sir Barton won what later became known as the Triple Crown in 1919, 10 other thoroughbreds have completed the feat, including three each in the s, s and s. M ost recently, Secretariat set track records on the way to his sweep in 1973, followed by Seattle Slew in andA ffirmed the next year. Back then, the question was w hether the series had become too easy. Not anym ore. Sure, there have been 11 T riple possibilities since Affirmed, and there could have been 12 except that Ill Have Another was scratched the day before the Belmont last year with a tendon injury. Hopes were dashed again this year, as Kentucky Derby winner Orb lost in the Preakness to Oxbow, leaving next Saturdays Belmont Stakes almost an afterthought despite its $1 million purse. It would be great for racing if a horse wins it and at the same time the fact no one has been able to do it for so long makes it that more exciting, that much more intriguing, said trainer Todd Pletcher, who won the 2010 Derby with Super Saver. The Triple Crown is run on a compressed schedule, just five weeks from start to finish. Each race varies in distance, from 11/4 miles at the Derby to 1 3/16 miles at the Preakness to 11/2 miles at the Belmont different tracks and crowded fields, with 20 horses typically contesting the rough-and-tumble Derby. To understand what a Triple try means to racing fans, just look at Belmont attendance. The track on Long Island might draw in the neighborhood of 50,000 fans when racings greatest prize isnt on the line. But when it is, the numbers soar. From 2002-04, the race attracted its three largest crowds more than 100,000 each year and in 2008, more than 94,000 packed Belmont Park only to see Big Brown fail to finish his Triple bid as DaTara pulled off an upset. Those years also netted the most eyeballs for NBC and ABCs telecasts of the race. The networks posted monster viewership each year, with the highest number of 21.86 million tuning in for Smarty Jonesattempt in 2004. The small colt helped bring in a record 120,139 fans to Belmont that day. Seattle Slew is the only Triple Crown winner to account for one of the top-10 crowds on Belmont day. His winning bid in 1977 attracted 71,026 back when the feat wasnt as publicized because TVwas primarily three channels, cable was in its infancy, and the Internet and social media didnt exist. Thats not all that has changed about the racing landscape. Tracks were once among the few outlets for gambling but now casinos dot the landscape, wagers can be placed online from home, poker tournaments air in prime time and lottery jackpots are in the hundreds of millions. I s easy to make a case that i s become harder to win a Triple Crown since the 1970s, too. Under a new system instituted this year by Churchill Downs, there is increased pressure to qualify for the Kentucky Derby by racking u p points in designated races. If a horse doesnt have enough points, then those prep races turn into mustwins. Qualifying was previously based on earnings in graded stakes races, a bigger pool. Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, who owns a record 14 victories in Triple Crown races, views the series as five races, including a couple of preps, instead of justt he Derby, Preakness and Belmont. s becoming increasingly more difficult to perform, he s aid. You cant take a soft approach to the Derby. Youve got to have two or three tough r aces to get into the darn thing. When you get here (at t he Derby), youve used up a certain amount of energy S till, horses today have lighter schedules than their ancestors, with trainers choosing to run their horses sparingly and allowing ample time between races. Orb made just three starts this year before winning the Derby, typical of many Triple Crown contenders. Verrazano, who finished 14th in the Derby, didnt run at all as a 2-year-old. They dont seem to be overall quite as tough or durable as horses in the past, said Cauthen, who now breeds horses on his farm in Verona, Ky. Affirmed ran nine or 10 times as a 2-yearold and he thrived on his racing. Thirty years ago, it was nothing to race a horse every couple of weeks and sometimes you might race them twice in a week. You dont see that much anymore. Im not saying theyre wrong, but its a different mindset. They want their horses to be as fresh as possible and are priming them for a certain race, and some of the horses are racing just four or five times (overall to the Derby By comparison, 1948 Triple Crown winner Citation raced 16 times before the Kentucky Derby. Secretariat raced 12 times before the Derby, while Seattle Slew raced six times. I have so much respect for those (11) horses, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said. They were not only fast and really good horses, they were made of iron. Trainers have to adjust their methods to their horses, making sure the four-legged athletes are rested yet fit enough to run on the three big days. Once you get into the Triple Crown series then it is really difficult to keep the energy level up, the soundness, keep them focused and keep them happy, Lukas said. Time is your ally when youre training horses and you dont get it. If we had more spacing it would be a lot easier. It makes it difficult and thats why the Triple Crown is such a special and hard-toachieve honor Breeding has changed since the glut of Triple Crown winners in the 1970s, when the industry was focused on breeding horses to race them as opposed to todays emphasis on sales. I think thats legitimate and that goes to the whole sales theory that you have to have something perform quickly for the new buyer said Ogden Mills Dinny Phipps, a prominent breeder and co-owner of Orb. That can be a small thing, but I dont think its THE reason. While foal crops are greater these days, the number of horses being bred and trained to race has been dropping in the last five years due to the recession, reduced purse money, breeding fees and sales prices. The guys in Kentucky have figured out that the horses that sell well, those are the ones they want to breed, Lukas said. They dont get too concerned about step two, thats how are they going to turn out as racehorses. They want them to look good, and they breed them that way Yet even with racing deemphasized, the horses competing for the Triple find the going tougher. Previous winners faced m uch smaller fields, creating fewer traffic problems. I dont like 20-horse fields, Phipps said. I dontt hink its fair on the horse, and I dont think it always creates the right winner Only Omaha (1935War Admiral (1937Assault (1946Triple Crown bid in a Kentucky Derby that had more than 15 starters. Affirmed faced 22 rivals in the whole series. Big Brown? Try 38. There also have long been questions about how medications affect racing, not only illegal drugs but those allowed on race day, including Lasix, an anti-bleeding medication. There has been a movement to ban Lasix in the U.S. like it is in other countries but prominent Kentucky veterinarian Dr. Larry Bramlage doesnt think it has affected the Triple Crown. I dont think on that issue that its played any role at all, he said. Its duration is so short-lived that as long as the horse is eating a normal diet and has access to water, it would never have a residual effect from the Derby to the Preakness and to the Belmont Stakes to affect the likelihood of a Triple Crown winner Bad racing luck, however, has done in some potential history-makers. Anose was all that separated Real Quiet from racing immortality. He was beaten by the smallest of margins in the 1998 Belmont, when Victory Gallop stuck his nose in front at the wire. Real Quiet is the one Ive always felt got away from me, said Baffert, who also had his Triple Crown hopes dashed in 1997 with Silver Charm. He was ready to do it. On the morning of the 1979 Belmont, a safety pin was discovered embedded in Spectacular Bids hoof. He didnt appear lame, so he ran in the race. His teenage jockey, Ron Franklin, gunned the colt to the early lead before he eventually faded to third. In the end, it may just come down to waiting for a horse thats more durable and tougher than all the competition. e havent had a dominant horse like Secretariat or Slew lately, Lukas said. ell get a Triple Crown winner when we get a dominant horse. Myriad factors lead to Triple Crown drought

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C M Y K Page B4News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013w ww.newssun.com Airboat Show; 5.542"; 5"; Black; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 theyll have a good group of kids to work with. ASebring native, Rapp is the son of legendary Blue Streak coach Gary Rapp, and graduated in .before starring at North Florida for the Ospreys. And while he acheived the dream of coaching his alma mater, things often change as one gets older, and Rapps coaching dream has changed as well, for the time being. Im looking forward to being a T-Ball, Pitching Machine coach, he said, with the thought of his young sons soon beingr eady to get their start in the game. And so the search for the new Sebring varsity baseball coach will commence It was a great experience to be able to coach here, and now Im excited for what the future holds, Rapp said. And whether they get three bids on the job, or 33, I know theyll pick someone t hat will keep the program moving in the right direction. Continued from B1 beginning with the season. She had opportunities to return to Lake Placid during her six years at SFCC, as Jones asked her a number of times to come back to be an assistant. But it wasnt quite the path she wanted at the time. I lived in Sebring and was coaching at the college, she said. As much asI ve always dreamed of g oing back home to coach, I never really wanted to leave the college job, where I was learning so much, to be an assistant or junior varsity coach. She did leave the job at SFCC after the 1 season a nd spent the last two falls heading up the Sebring Middle School volleyball team, and then the path back to Lake Placid started to take shape. First, her former Athletic Director and teach Toni Stivender became the new principal at Lake Placid and then head coach Linnette Wells stepped aside after this past season after twos trong years at the helm. And so, over the spring it became official and now the work for the fall season hasb egun. My goal in the next few y ears is to make it past regionals, she said. Lake P lacid has done well in the past, but only made it so far. M y job is to prepare them to win and thats what I think I bring to the table. Clanton Bauder comes in at a good time with a squad that started out last year young and inexperienced, but saw things come together and improve rapidly as the season went on. I lost only two seniors from that team and could have as many as 10 back, she said. Weve had someo pen gym sessions and theyre really responding well. But, as I believe (legendary Green Bay Packer h ead coach) Vince Lombardi said, Everyone h as the will to win, but few h ave the will to prepare to win.Were going to work hard this summer to be prepared for the fall. To which she pulled out another quote to emphasize her mindset and aim, this from ancient Chinese military strategist and philosopher Sun Tzu, author of The Art of War Most battles are won before they are fought, she cited. And so Charlotte Clanton B auder returns to lead the team that began her volleyball journey, with an added twist that truly brings it all f ull circle. Ironically, my junior v arsity/assistant coach will b e Kim Smoak, the lady who started it all for me, she said. Ive had a lot of experience at all levels of the game and Ive learned from some of the greatest coaches, Kim being one of the biggest. Continued from B1 News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE C harlotte Clanton Bauder both played and coached at S outh Florida, and will complete the circle at Lake Placid as the new head coach of Lady Dragon volleyball. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Buck Rapp wont be making any pitching changes in the forseeable future, as his next coaching stops will likely be at the T-Ball and Pitching Machine level. LP welcomes Clanton Bauder back into the fold Rapp looks forward to future

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True Believers, Darius Rucker 5 Excuse My French, French Montana 6. Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend 7. The 20/20 Experience, Justin Timberlake 8 Fix Me Up (feat. Zach Sobiech & Sammy Brown), A Firm Handshake 9 Night Visions, I magine Dragons 10. LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS, Thirty Seconds toM ars i PhoneTop paid iPhone apps 1 WhatsApp Messenger (WhatsApp Inc. 2. Heads Up! (Warner B ros.) 3 Minecraft Pocket Edition (Mojang 4. A Beautiful Mess (Red Velvet Art LLC) 5. Downhill Supreme (Reinholds Berzins) 6. Survivalcraft (Igor Kalicinski) 7. AfterLight (Simon Filip 8. Sleep Cycle alarm clock (Maciek Drejak Labs 9 Plague Inc. (Ndemic Creations) 10. Kick the Buddy: No Mercy (Crustalli Top free iPhone apps 1. Candy Crush Saga ( King.com Limited) 2 Tetris Blitz (Electronic Arts) 3. Fast & Furious 6: The Game (Kabam 4 Vine (Vine Labs, Inc. 5 Guncrafter (Naquatic LLC) 6. Little Dentist Kids Games (George CL 7. Angry Birds Space (Rovio Entertainment Ltd. 8. Running with Friends (Zynga Inc. 9. Snapchat (Snapchat, I nc.) 1 0. YouTube (Google, I nc.) ConcertsPollstars top tours Ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket p rice for shows in North America. The previousw eeks ranking is in parentheses. 1. (1aylor Swift; $1,761,963; $81.86. 2. (2 $ 1,741,784; $96.53. 3 (4 $1,532,732; $76.97. 4. (3 $1,447,682; $83.42. 5. (5 $ 76.84. 6 (6 $909,545; $66.80. 7. (New $867,253; $55.19. 8. (9 $ 56.31. 9 (10 $499,280; $109.36. 10. (11 Underwood; $478,814; $58.43. B est-SellersW all Street Journal FICTION 1. Inferno by Dan Brown (Doubleday 2 And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini( Riverhead) 3. Oh, the Places Youll Go! by Dr. Seuss (Random House Childrens Books) 4. th of Never by James Patterson, Maxine P aetro (Little, Brown 5. Dead Ever After: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel by Charlaine Harris (Ace 6. Silken Prey by John Sandford (Putnam 7. The Hit by David B aldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 8. Theodore Boone: The Activist by John Grisham (Dutton Books 9. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (DuttonB ooks) 1 0. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey (Putnam Publishing Group) NONFICTION 1. Happy, Happy, Happy: M y Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander by Phil Robertson and Mark Schlabach (Howard Books 2. Eleven Rings by Phil J ackson (Penguin Press 3. Lean In by Sheryl S andberg (Knopf 4. Jesus Calling: Enjoy Peace in His Presence by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson Publishers) 5. The Duck Commander F amily by Willie Robertson ( Howard Books) 6 s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris (Little, Brown 7. Keep it Pithy: Useful Observations in a Tough World by Bill OReilly (Crown-Archetype) 8 The Guns at Last Light by Rick Atkinson (Henry Holt & Co.) 9. The 100 by Jorge Cruise (William Morrow 1 0. My Greek Drama by G ianna Angelopoulos ( Greenleaf Book Group) FICTION E-BOOKS 1. Inferno by Dan Brown (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 2. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead 3 The Great Gatsby by F. S cott Fitzgerald (Scribner 4. The Hit by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 5. Dont Say a Word by B arbara Freethy (Barbara Freethy) NONFICTION E-BOOKS 1. Ill See You Again by Jackie Hance and JaniceK aplan (Gallery Books) 2. Eleven Rings by Phil J ackson, Hugh Delehanty (Penguin Group 3. Lets Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris (Little, Brown 4. Happy, Happy, Happy: M y Life and Legacy as the D uck Commander by Phil R obertson and Mark Schlabach (Howard Books 5. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg (Knopf Doubleday A ssociated PressN EWYORK While astronaut Buzz Aldrin enjoys movies about space, he doesnt always think they get it right. Aday after attending the New York premiere of the post-apocalyptic thriller, AfterE arth, he admits the film was a great family drama, but the space scenes were not realistic. His main point of contention: There was a lot of noise. In space, you dont get that much noise. Aldrin, who followed Neil Armstrong onto the surface of the moon during the historic Apollo 11 landing in 1969, says that noise d oesnt propagate in a vacuum. We talked over headsets. Fortunately, we were free of static. We could communicate with each other pretty clearly, and mission control, though we were5 0,000 miles away And who does he think perfected the realistic telling of space stories? Arthur C. Clarke added a bit of reality to the genre with the (function people flying out in space on a mission, Aldrin said. Aldrin: After Earth noisier than traveling in space really is

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C M Y K LOS ANGELES (AP Nicki Minaj is following Mariah Carey out the door on American Idol. The hip-hop diva posted Thursday on Twitter that it was time to focus on the music, just a few hours after Carey announced she wasnt coming back to the Fox talent competition so that she could focus on her upcoming tour. Minaj and Carey became new judges on Idol this season, along with country singer Keith Urban. Minaj and Carey frequently bickered on the show, creating a feud that was uncomfortable for both viewers and contestants. Fox and Idol producer FremantleMedia said in a statement Thursday that Minaj was a superstar who brought a level of honesty and passion to the show and that Carey will remain an inspiration to Idolhopefuls for many seasons to come. Randy Jackson, the shows lone remaining original judge, announced earlier this month that he was leaving the show ahead of its 12th season finale, which crowned Candice Glover. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The C aladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative is hosting an a rtisans evening, from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 6. We are inviting all local artists and crafters to come visit the Arts Cooperative in LakeP lacid to see if they would like to become members and place their art or craft for sale in the large showroom. Tours will be available of the 10,000-square-foot facility as well as some light refresh-m ents. Alocal treasure for more t han 20 years, the Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative has had the opportunity to have many local artists as members over the years.L ocal founders had the insight many years ago that artisans throughout Central F lorida needed an avenue to which to sell their creations. T he large classroom has afforded many well-known artists to offer classes throughout the years, such as Mara Trumbo and TerryS mith, just to name a few, as well as member artisans. Local artist and current Arts Co-Op president Judy Nicewicz explains, Our area has exploded with amazing artists over the last few years.W e want them to know we are here to help them sell t heir works of art or crafts daily. We do jury everything that comes into the Arts Coop to be sure it is up to our jury standards. This helps usk eep quality work on our floor and in our gallery. Our customers come from a ll over Florida to see Lake Placids 44 beautiful murals. T hey come on bus tours, motorcycle groups or just for a one tank trip, and every one of them stops in the Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-o perative for a unique shopping experience. This makes our artists wares seen more often than in an average shop, according to Tish Pike, vice-president elect. And now that Lake Placidw as chosen as Readers Digest Most Interesting T own in America, everyone in Florida wants to see for themselves what Lake Placid is all about. Everyone is encouraged to v isit the Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative to experience the beautifully decorate d showroom and find a oneof-a-kind unique gift made b y local artisans. Artisans are invited to come by the Caladium Arts& Crafts Cooperative from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 6 toi nquire about becoming a member. The Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-operative is at 132 E. Interlake Blvd. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING Fred Wild Elementary School student David Reyes is in the runningf or a big win at the Rotary Elementary School Art Contest after winning third place on May 20. The contest is a part of the Peace through Service program that local and regional rotary clubs are sponsoring.R eyes is one of the many fourthand fifth-graders that participated in the contesta nd following his win, will move on to the district comp etition. Reyes received $100 for his third place win. Hisi nstructor, Janet Harris, received a $150 cash prize. P articipants in the contest were given guidelines on what to submit for the cont est. Under the Peace through Service theme, young artists were asked to choose their artwork based on the ideas of world peace,s ervice to the community. Students could also create a piece based on the overall theme of peace itself. All of the winners have b een invited to display their artwork during the Rotary district conference in Tampao n Saturday. The conference will feature the artwork of all of the winning contestantst hroughout rotary district 6890. Nearly 50 Rotary clubs w ill be represented during the conference, including seven from HighlandsC ounty. Reyes is the first local stud ent to be invited to the Rotary district art contest in several years. Page B6News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com TOBACCO FREE/BETHANY COZ; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 3 3 2 2 DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; accepting new patients; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 9 9 9 9 Arts & Entertainment Courtesy photo D avid Reyes, student at Fred Wild Elementary, is the r ecent winner of the Rotary Elementary School Art Contest. Reyes was named third place winner of the contest. Sebrings Reyes earns spot in Rotary district art contest Caladium Co-op plans artisans evening June 6 Courtesy photo The Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative is hosting an artisans evening on June 6 to encourage other artists to join and take advantage of the Co-Ops showroom. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The Greater Lake PlacidC hamber of Commerce invites the public to partici pate in the Caladium Festival Art Competition, but artists have a little timeo n their hands. Artwork should be delive red to the Caladium Arts and Crafts Co-op, 132 E. Interlake Blvd. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July. 22-24. This time frame is strictlye nforced. Entries must be complete u pon submission. All artwork must feature caladiums. Any medium( oil/acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mixed media) will b e accepted as long as it is on a flat surface and is not three-dimensional. A ll entries must be professionally framed and ready to hang with wire n o sawtooth hangers (cardboard backs not accepted). A ll entries may be priced for sale during the 2013 Caladium Festival. All artwork will be on display at the CaladiumA rts and Crafts Co-op throughout the festival from July 26-28. The festival draws more than 20,000 visitors. The winning artwork in t he T-shirt/poster competition will be will be on display at Heartland National Bank, Lake Placid office during the forthcomingy ear. The bank contributes $125 to the winner. The winning Peoples Choice Award artwork will be on display at HighlandsI ndependent Bank, Lake Placid office during the f orthcoming year. The winner will receive $125 from the bank. T here will also be awards for the Co-ops fest ival art competition. All artwork must be picked up by Aug. 3. Prizes and ribbons will be awarded in the cate-g ories of oils/acrylics, pastels/water colors, and phot ography/miscellaneous as long as there are at least four entries in each catego-r y. For further information, c ontact Margie Callas at 441-0585 or Joyce DeSmet at 633-9096. T he childrens Tshirt/poster competition for second through fifth grades i s only conducted through the Highlands County publ ic and private school system. Childrens artwork entries are turned into their school. Wauchula State Bank, L ake Placid where the art work will be displayed during the forthcoming year, contributes $50 to the winner. Search begins for caladium art for posters, T-shirts Cash prizes available; deadline is July 24 Minaj, Carey not returning to Idol

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C M Y K Special to the News-SunThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC celebrating a freshwater license-free fishing day June 8. License-free fishing days are a great opportunity for Floridas residents and visitors to cast a line into the water and get hooked on saltwater and freshwater fishing. Anglers are not required to have a freshwater recreational fishing license on June 8. e hope visitors and residents alike will be able to join in the excitement of Floridas saltwater and freshwater fishing this year by participating in one of our license-free fishing days or attending an event surrounding the days, said FWC Executive Director Nick Wiley. This is an excellent opportunity to share the fun and togetherness of a fishing trip with the entire family or to introduce someone to a lifetime hobby of fishing. All bag limits, seasons and size restrictions still apply to all anglers on the license-free fishing days. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, June 2, 2013Page B7 CENTRAL SECURITY; 3.639"; 3"; Black plus three; process, new #11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 6 6 0 0 INFINITY MARKETING, INC.; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, IO023762 6 /2/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 5 0 0 Arts & Entertainment Outdoors News-Sun staffSEBRING For years, C arol Kline has entertained audiences with her beautiful voice as she sang in church concerts and on cruise ships. Now she is entertaining to ad ifferent audience in a different fashion. The Sebring resident started writing childrens books by accident. The first one, An Unlikely Pair, is dedi-c ated to her daughter, retired Air Force Major Kristine R atliff. Kline has written four News-Sun articles about Ratliffs tragic accident andh er ongoing treatment. She has also written and illustrate d a second childrens book that is now with Lighthouse24, the design company working with Kline. T he second book, Miss Maggie Down On Main S treet, is expected to be completed later this year. During Ratliffs recovery f rom the traumatic brain injury she suffered in the A pril 2010 auto accident, Kline would often make up little tunes and funny versest o make her daughter laugh. Prior to even being fully out of a coma, she would watch m e and listen, and she would smile. It meant the world to m e! It gave me hope! Kline writes on her website at carolkline.net. Still learning to speak again, Ratliff continues tol augh when Kline repeats many of the poems and stories. I decided to continue making up verses to Im a gnuand Im a gnatand then having the book published, Kline said. W ith that exchange and Ratliffs reaction, Klines c reative juices began to flow in the direction of writing. An Unlikely Pair is a h umorous tale about the unlikely friendship between a g-nat named Pat and a g-nu named Stu. The book is dedicated to Ratliff for her service to our country, for being a dedicatedn urse, wife and mother, daughter and sister, and for b eing the greatest inspiration of courage and hope I have e ver known, Kline writes. An Unlikely Pair is suitable for ages 2-6, pre-schoola nd first grade. It is now available on A mazon.com, as well as many book stores. Autographed copies can be ordered by emailing Kline directly atc akl45@comcast.net. Kline writes childrens book T hat long-necked bird youve seen swimming with its head out of water or sun-n ing on a log with outstretched wings is most l ikely an anhinga. Sometimes called snakebirds, darters or water t urkeys, anhinga are birds that enjoy warmer waters. They are commonly seen in Florida swamps, lakes and waterways. T he name anhinga originates from the Brazilian Tupi language and it is defined as devil or snake bird. T he anhinga is somewhat unusual because their feathe rs are not waterproof. Other types of birds, such asd ucks, produce oil from a gland which allows their feathers to repel water and dry out. Since the anhinga doesnt have this feature,t heir feathers easily become waterlogged and it is difficult for them to float upon the water once they are saturated. However, this doesa llow them the ability to be excellent swimmers and divers under the water. When these birds need to dry out, they stretch their wings and tails out to allow the sun to soak up the excess water. The anhinga is not able to fly well until the drying process is accomplished. Anhinga live near shallow, slow-moving waters where trees and vegetation provide perches for the bird to dry. Hunting involves diving underneath the water and swimming slowly in search of fish. Usually the prey is located in and around submerged vegetation. Anhinga dine on smallto mediumsized fish or may make a m eal of crustaceans,f rogs, insects a nd invertebrates. O nce the fish is spotted, the stealthyb ird spears it with its partially opened sharp bill using a quick thrust. T he anhinga is a large bird, measuring approxim ately 3 feet from beak to tail. They are dark in col-o ration and can appear green or blue with silverlike markings on their wings. The bill is long and straight. Anhinga havew ebbed feet and a long neck that appears to form a Z shape. The tail is made up of a dozen quill feathers and is very obvious because ofi ts length. Anhinga sport pink eyes with green skin around them. Nesting generally occurs in a tree overhanging the water. The male starts building the nest before he meets his mate. He gathers sticks and vegetation and places them in a tree. Once he has chosen a mate, the female will finish the nest. Both parents incubate the eggs, usually from three to six, which will hatch in about 30 days. When the chicks are born, they are blind with no feathers. After about six weeks, they begin to grow feathers and then venture out on their own. Although the anhinga is protected in the U.S. under t he Migratory Bird Treaty A ct, their abundant populations seem healthy and theya re frequently seen in many areas of the world. Anhinga facts (from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology) Mating generally o ccurs in February with egg-laying occurring throughout the spring and early summer. Nests are built in shoreline trees 15 to 2 0 feet high. Anhinga are frequently seen soaring high in the sky. They are graceful fliers and can travel long distancesw ithout flapping their wings. Anhinga often breed near other birds such as herons, egrets, storks, cormorants and ibises. Theyh ave also been known to breed in salt water colonies and feed in fresh water. The anhinga swims lower in the water than many other birds due to itsr educed buoyancy a result of wetted plumage and dense bones. Anhinga will often s earch for food in small groups. The vertebrae in the Anhingas neck are structured in such a way as to allow the powerful stabs needed to spear fish with their sharp bill. Young Anhinga can swim before they can fly, and will jump in the water to avoid danger. Corine Burgess is and Environmental Specialist for the Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. The anhinga is an unusual bird commonly found in Florida Courtesy photo Since the feathers of the anhinga are not waterproof, when they need to dry out, they stretch their wings and tails out to allow the sun to soak up the excess water. N ews From The W atershed Corine Burgess Courtesy photo C arol Klines childrens book An Unlikely Pair is dedicated to her daughter, Kristine Ratlff. Fish license free on June 8 CR OSSWORDSO LUTION Story inspired by daughters recovery

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C M Y K Page B8News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com P P l l a a c c e e s s t t o o W W o o r r s s h h i i p p i i s s a a p p a a i i d d a a d d v v e e r r t t i i s s e e m m e e n n t t i i n n t t h h e e N N e e w w s s S S u u n n t t h h a a t t i i s s p p u u b b l l i i s s h h e e d d F F r r i i d d a a y y a a n n d d S S u u n n d d a a y y . T T o o f f i i n n d d o o u u t t m m o o r r e e i i n n f f o o r r m m a a t t i i o o n n o o n n h h o o w w t t o o p p l l a a c c e e a a l l i i s s t t i i n n g g i i n n t t h h i i s s d d i i r r e e c c t t o o r r y y , c c a a l l l l t t h h e e N N e e w w s s S S u u n n a a t t 3 3 8 8 5 5 6 6 1 1 5 5 5 5 , e e x x t t . 5 5 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 S pecial to the News-SunA VON PARK Jazz band Emanon, along with special guest Terry Myers, are performing a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8i n the South Florida State College University Center Auditorium, Avon Park. All the proceeds from this performance go to theS FSC Foundation, Inc. to benefit the newly established Dr. Norman L. Stephens Jr. Endowment. Emanon is a group of local jazz musicians found-e d by Dave Naylor, who plays trumpet, piccolo trump et, and flugelhorn. Naylor is a longtime music teacher and was a featured soloisti n the Presidential U.S. Navy Band in Washington, D .C. during the Kennedy years. Manny Patio (bass has more than 50 recordings and has performed with Ed Calle, Arturo Sandoval, Gloria Estefan, and James B rown. Martin Rimoldi (guitar many well-known groups in his native Argentina. Doug Andrews (keyboardb een a music instructor and performer for many years and is SFSCs dean of Cultural Programs.B ill Anderson (drums recorded and played profession-a lly with many orchestras and bands o ver the years and has been the director of Music Ministries at First UnitedM ethodist Church of Sebring for more than 20 y ears. Joining Emanon for this special event is guest artist Terry Myers (reeds The Dr. Norman L. Stephens Jr. Endowment h as been set up through the SFSC Foundation, Inc. as a means to continue to provide funds for scholarships, equipment, the establish-m ent of endowed teaching chairs, and support for faculty, staff, and program mini-grants. Tickets to this evening of j azz with Emanon and special guest artist Terry Myers are $15 or $20. Tickets are available at www.performances.southflorida.edu or by calling theS FSC Box Office at 7847178. SFSC Box Office h ours are 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. T ickets are also available by visiting the Box Office d uring business hours. The Box Office is in front of the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, 600 W. College Drive. Emanon jazz concert to benefit Stephens Endowment at SFSC Courtesy photo The Cracker Trail Elementary School Spring Concert, under the direction of Esther P. Rodriguez, was on May 23 for the school assembly, and that same evening for parents and the community. The Mustang Chorus and the Fifth-Grade Handbell Choir beautifully performed a variety of songs. The theme of the concert was Music Matters. Education CTE holds spring concert S tephens

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, June 2, 2013Page B9 E E P P I I S S C C O O P P A A L L S S t t . A A g g n n e e s s E E p p i i s s c c o o p p a a l l C C h h u u r r c c h h 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. M idweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a .m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. 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 Courtesy photo Lake Placid Middle School held a celebratory luncheon at Peppercors Restaurant, for their eighth-grade students who successfully maintained a 4.0 grade point average throughout their middle school years. Six of 218 students achieved this special recognition. Many thanks to The Blueberry Patch and 1 Park Place for donating gifts to recognize their comm endable achievement. Pictured are Katie Knipper (from left), Katie LeBlanc, Kylie Daum, Hannah Thompson, Katie Dye and Mason Million. Education Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Despite state appropriation chal-l enges, South Florida State College will have a 2013-14 budget that allows it to continue educating the residents of its service district ofH ighlands, DeSoto and Hardee counties and to focus on meeting employer and resident needs for quality educational programs int he coming academic year. During its May 22 meeting, the South Florida StateC ollege District Board of Trustees adopted an operating budget and capital out-l ay budget for 2013-14. Two days prior to the meeting, F lorida Governor Rick Scott vetoed a legislatively approved tuition increase of 3 percent, so the proposed SFSC budget was presenteda nd approved with no tuition increase. The budget development process was difficult and confusing, said Dr. NormS tephens, SFSC president. Difficult, because certain expenses are increasing beyond our control, and there are insufficient rev-e nues to support many new initiatives. As everyone knows, this is not a uniqueo utcome. Confusing, because complicated legislation and conflicts betweent he Legislature and the governor caused last minute c hanges to our budget proposal. Nevertheless, we have a budget that allows us to continue our core mission and to serve our studentsa nd our communities. While the overall state appropriation for the Florida College System (FCS increased by $52 million( 4.9 percent), only $13.3 million of that is actually distributed through the allocation model to the 28 colleges in the FSC. SFSCss tate appropriation increased by $584,336, or 3.9 percent, to $15,741,771. T he larger share of the increase was provided by the Florida Legislature toc over mandatory Florida Retirement System (FRS e mployer contribution rate increases. SFSC meets demand despite challenging appropriation Straight-A students honored

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C M Y K By Annysa Johnson Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MOORE, Okla. Jeff A kin walks through this suburban neighborhood of twisted and flattened homes, handing out sandwiches and water from a Styrofoam cooler. H e invites those he meets down to a nearby church w here they can find meals and clothes and tetanus shots, and he offers hisp rayers. God bless you people, h e calls out to the families and workers clearing debris left by the tornado that ripped through this swath of Oklahoma, killing 24 peoplea nd causing as much as $2 billion in damage. I cant believe this; Im almost in tears, says Akin as he surveys the oftenu nrecognizable mounds of fallen bricks and splintered w ood that stretched for blocks. Im just so grateful that I could be here. A kin arrived in Moore last week with a team of volunteers from Feed My Sheep, p art of an ambitious disaster relief ministry at Elmbrook C hurch in Brookfield, Wis., that grew out of its volunteer efforts in the years after Hurricane Katrina decimated the Gulf Coast in 2005. P artnering with other faith-based groups, such as the international relief agency Samaritans Purse and Virginia-based Mercy Chefs, Elmbrook has dispatched first responders andf ood workers to disaster sites around the country since t hen. And nearly 20 volunteers headed to Oklahoma City in separate teams last week. s just one of those t hings that kind of evolved over the years, said the Rev. Michael Murphy, an associate pastor at the Elmbrook, Wisconsinsl argest church with about 7,000 worshippers on a weekend. When youre a large church, youre able to respond in unique ways because you have so many people with a variety of expertise. But thats for the Glory of God, said Murphy. Not the Glory of Elmbrook. Volunteers with Feed My Sheep, the first Elmbrook crew to arrive in Moore last week, teamed with Mercy Chefs to feed the families, volunteers and others working to rebuild the community.The larger team, which hit the road early Saturday, will help homeowners sift through the rubble of their homes. s great to work alongside people who really have a heart for this, said Feed M y Sheep founder Dave Van Abel, who likes to call his ministry catering for God. Feed My Sheep is more than just putting food down i n front of people. Its about meeting their needs. In Moore, that is under w ay on the grounds of Southgate Baptist Church, where Pastor Doug Brewer h as welcomed a vast assortment of relief workers, from n urses staffing a health tent to clean up crews and FEMA personnel, even massage therapists who are donating their services to relieve thea ches born of the often 16hour shifts. Throughout the day, gifts of food, clothing and household items arrive by the vanloads at the churchs community center, where theya re stacked and made available for families in need. F ueling this massive operation are hundreds of volunteers from around the country who are feeding nearby residents and corps of reliefw orkers. ou just want to help. Thats what its all about, said Gail Moses of New Berlin, Wis., a Feed MyS heep volunteer who has traveled with Elmbrook for missions in Biloxi, Miss., and Joplin, Mo. Jesus tells us to love one another, and you show your love by what youre doing, she said. Dave is always telling us, Just love on the people. Many in Moore, shaken by the destruction and deaths, which included 10 children, said they were grateful for the kindness. s been awesome the way people have taken care of us, said a tearful Kimberly Flanagan, who survived the wreckage of her home, only to face the cries of distress from nearby Plaza Towers Elementary School, where seven of the children died. Ive never heard or seen anything like it in my life. A nd when I went out on that front porch, I could hear those babies crying and hol-l ering at the school, said Flanagan, trembling as she s poke. Friend Gracie Guerra, a mother of three with twing irls due any day, took her into her home, and the women had come to pick up m eals for their families. Guerra, who began cont ractions the night before, wrapped her arms around her friend as they stood outsidea battered pickup truck, and a passer-by stopped to ask if h e could pray with them. They bowed their heads, and he gave thanks for their lives and their strength to endure.. The weeping lasts for a night, he told them, but mercy comes in the morn-i ng. Amen, said Guerra.Inspired by compassionIt is that spirit of compass ion and hope that inspired Van Abel of Feed My Sheep a nd R. Gary LeBlanc of Mercy Chefs to found their respective organizations int he aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Van Abel, of West Allis, W is,, had gone to the Gulf Coast with a relief team f rom Elmbrook when he stumbled onto Gods Katrina Kitchen, a makeshift operation run by a guy from Kentucky with a charcoalg rill that was feeding 3,000 people a day. When he returned home, Van Abel quit his job with Aramark and headed back to Mississippi, where he would work the next five months. A New Orleans native whose daughter lost her home to Katrina, LeBlanc had also come to help, through Operation Blessing,a relief organization founded b y his father-in-law, televangelist Pat Robertson. LeBlanc met Van Abel at Gods Katrina Kitchen. Amanaging partner of three Hilton Hotels inC hesapeake, Va., LeBlanc shared his vision of staffing e mergency kitchens that could be dispatched at a moments notice in disasters. I said great, how do I join? recalled Van Abel. And he said you just did. Since then, the men have collaborated on relief efforts around the country. Van Abel put out the call t o Feed My Sheep volunteers at 9 p.m. Monday and they w ere on the road by the following afternoon. Theyve seen a lot over t he years, but were still stunned by the devastation. I remember thinking, death came through here, said Karen Moses of NewB erlin, Wis., and Feed My Sheep, who handed a stack of boxed meals to Flanagan a nd Guerra. But its so cool to see e veryone come together trying to help. Death came through here, but were here to represent life.Love and foodIf love and food are essent ial to life, there was a lot of it going on inside the c ramped quarters of Mercy Chefsmobile kitchen set upo n the grounds at Southgate Baptist on Friday. Volunteers, including Akin, scoop heaping spoonfuls of cheesy egg strata and slabs of sausage into boxes, thenp ass the boxes through the open window to Karen Moses Gails daughter and John OMalley. They add fruit and utensils and stack the boxes for pickup ord elivery. e had our first cheesy m eal today; the Wisconsin contingent has taken over the kitchen, said Van Abel,t rading a steaming tray of strata for Akins now empty t in. This is cooking on a grand scale. The mornings breakfast consumed about 1,000 eggs and 30 pounds ofc heese, according to Van Abel. Later, workers would c hop and roast 300 pounds of potatoes to accompany thick slices of ham toppedw ith grilled pineapple. Not everybody is a k itchen worker. Jim Burns, a semi retired electrician, is often busy working on them echanicals that keep the mobile kitchen operating. Im the busy fixer, said B urns, who was working on the generator Saturday after t he kitchen temporarily lost power. Despite the damage, there are signs of hope and even humor. An American flagw hips in the wind amid the debris of a flattened home. A banner announcing The Partys Here! stretches in front of another. Homeowners count their blessings, saying it couldh ave been worse, or thank God, we have our children. Page B10News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 6/2/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 4 4 9 9 SEBRING PAIN MANAGMENT; 3.639"; 4"; Black; 6/2,16; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 5 6 6 Annysa Johnson/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/MCT Samaritan's Purse volunteers from Brookfield's Elmbrook Church recover items from the remains of Kathy and Don Easter's home on Monday in Moore, Okla. 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C M Y K D earAbby: We moved my elderly parents into an adult assisted-living center last year because they were no longer able to safely caref or themselves or their home. They have now decided to put their house up for sale. Our problem is that sometimes when we haved riven by the house to check that everythings OK, we h ave found some of the neighbors enjoying the after-n oon sitting on my parents front porch. The house has been shown three times, and one of the times another neigh-b or was in the backyard sitting on the deck. Another time, a neighbor walked into the house during a private showing. We have been asp olite as possible in requesting them to please not do this. We finally told them plainly to stay off the property. But it continues. We would hate to post No Trespassing signs for fear that a prospective buyer may think there are problems with the neighborhood, and I dont think a sign would deter these perpetrators. Any ideas on how to get them to stay in their own homes? My sisters and I are starting to think the neighbors dont want the house to sell so they can enjoy it themselves. Fed Up In Tennessee DearFed Up: Because of the long relationship your parents may have had with these neighbors, ask them once more, firmly and politely, to stop using the property as an extension oft heirs. If the request is ignored, it will be time to i nvolve your lawyer, who will have to write these nervy people a strong letter on your behalf. Not only is what they are doing illegal,b ut if an accident should happen while they are on your property, your family would be liable. D earAbby: Living in New York City, public transport is the way to travel. After picking up my 5-yearold from school, we took the train home as usual. During the ride, my son fell asleep and his head happened to rest on the arm of another passenger a middle-aged man who was sitting next to us. As my sons head rested on the man's arm, he reacted b y pushing my sons head up violently, waking him from his sleep. Disgusted by the mans reaction, I lost my cool and yelled at him,a lmost forgetting my screaming 5-year-old. Other passengers expressed their feelings, too, and the man left the train earlier than hew anted. After my boy calmed d own, I had time to reflect and concluded I didnt han-d le the situation correctly. The other passengers suggested I hadnt been assertive enough. What should I have done? Commuter Mommy in Brooklyn DearCommuter Mommy: Your seat partner clearly overreacted to havingh is space invaded. But by screaming at him, you escalated the situation. So your little boy wasnt caught in the crossfire, it would have been better to have moved your seats. If that wasnt possible, you should have switched seats with your son so he wouldnt be near that volatile individual. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, June 2, 2013Page B11 HA IRMA JESTYB y MARK BICKHAM A CROSS 1 Profitable venture 9 Bombay bigwigs 1 5 Fox role 2 0 "My pleasure!" 21 Region north of Morocco 22 Finnish architect Alvar __ 23 Punkish accessory 24 Leader of the Wild Bunch gang 26 Plush floor covering 28 Asian region, with "the"29 Lhasa __ 30 Wilmington's st. 31 Short 32 "Silent Spring" subj. 33 "Bossypants" writer Fey3 5 Loses one's cool 39 She played Molly in "Ghost" 41 Ready to shoot4 4 Contact, nowadays 45 Walton of Walmart 47 Two bells, in the Navy 50 Old pool ball material5 1 Oahu's __ Stadium 53 Greet from a distance 56 Hotel team5 7 Apportioned, with "out" 58 Nickname for Margaret 59 Start of something big? 61 Devotee6 2 Safari sightings 64 Is aware of 66 Star 69 Notes comprise them7 1 It's over a foot 73 Amazingly enough 76 Mythical giants 78 Newspaper section 80 Hardly a guffaw 82 Graceful male swimmer 85 Aware of 87 Double-check 89 Burns a bit 90 "Our Gang" series creator Hal 93 Dreaded musician? 95 Common newspaper name 96 Bother 97 Video game pioneer 98 Site of heavy traffic, with "the" 100 Wind indicator 101 City on the Tigris 103 Acronym that includes middle sch. 1 06 Tinactin alternative 1 08 Evidently are 1 09 Engine housing 1 11 Takes too much 1 13 Xi preceders 114 "Madama Butterfly" w ardrobe items 1 16 Did perfectly 118 Low-altitude delivery agent 122 Fetal metaphor 125 Uncommon thing 127 Playground rejoinder1 28 Company promoted by a nine-month-old financial wizard1 29 Theft target 130 Beach shoe 131 Pastry-making aid 132 Like some loafers DOWN 1 Sling ingredient 2 Zoo animales 3 Like some lawns 4 Hopes it never happens 5 Big deal 6 Winter spikes 7 "Peter Pan" pooch 8 Many Caltech grads 9 Outback order 1 0 Be next to 11 Fast flier 12 Like a parabola 13 Percussion kit item14 Egg holders 15 Parental nicknames 16 Eponymous 18th-century adventurer 17 One way to decide 18 Old Fords 19 Toy on a string 25 Envelope abbr. 27 Postgrad degree 32 More than just eat 34 "__ any judge of character ..." 35 Philatelist's find 36 Catchers with pots 37 Strikingly strange38 "Hi and Lois" pooch 40 Scenic Massachusetts route 41 Daughter in Shakespeare's "Cymbeline" 42 Pakistani language 43 Part of CBS: Abbr.4 6 Blemish 48 Lumber tree 4 9 Blind-from-birth pianist Templeton 52 British singer with the ager elated albums "19" and "21" 54 __ cava 55 Berkshire jackets 60 Almost all the time 63 "The X-Files" org. 65 More sneaky 6 7 Put in power 68 Four Corners nickname7 0 Sailor from Basrah 72 It has both Hebrew and English letters on its planes 74 Medicine man 75 Still 77 Stains on a red suit? 79 Perfect place 8 1 Cambridgeshire neighbor 82 Grump8 3 O'Neill's daughter 84 Rams 86 Pistons' org. 88 Added highlights to, in aw ay 91 Strong team quality 92 Stevenson villain 94 TV role for Bamboo Harvester 99 Grants academic security to 102 Latin trio member 104 Good boy of verse 105 Response known to preclude its question 107 Lazy __: trays 109 Golfer Calvin 110 Reasons to clean 112 Sail-extending pole 114 Late notice? 115 Foundation plant 117 Stylish eatery word 118 Give up 119 Anti-art movement 120 Bad doings 121 Altar event 123 Holiday quaff 124 Piece of winery equipment 126 Guitarist Barrett Solution on page B7 Diversions/Puzzles Neighbors continue to drop in even after couple moves out Metro News ServiceAries (March 21-April 20) Dont make assumptions this week, Aries. You just cant trust your gut instincts too much right now. Its better to get all of the facts and act accordingly. Taurus (April 21-May21 Playing matchmaker isnt so easy, Taurus. You have to understand when people are compatible and when there just isnt a spark. Let this one go. Gemini (May 22-June 21 Gemini, you may have to pull back your focus on a problem in order to see it in a new light. Take some time away to regroup and then you can come back at full strength. Cancer(June 22-July 22 Aromantic relationship can be a balancing act, Cancer. You will learn this first hand this week when you have to come to a compromise with your partner. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23 Leo, dont apologize if you feel like you have to go your own way this week. Even when everyone seems to be going in another direction, sometimes you just have to set your own course. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22 Virgo, while others may not be able to handle the confusion this week, you are fully capable of multi-tasking and making it through unscathed. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Libra, you may feel more emotionally charged this week but you still have to think with your head and not your heart. Afinancial decision may need to reassessed. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Scorpio, look at a situation with a practical eye. Is this really the best answer for the time being? Although you may be leaning one way, you might want to reconsider. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Sagittarius, you need to get work done this week and that cant happen when you are continually distracted. You might have to nip this one in the bud quickly. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Afriend needs your support more than ever, Capricorn. Go to great lengths to give this person what they need, even if it means rearranging your schedule. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) An email or other correspondence from a past friend could stir up feelings you werent ready to deal with right now, Aquarius. Put this on the back burner until you are ready. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Pisces, you are more interested in independence this week than hanging out in large groups. This includes hanging out with your spouse or partner. Famous birthdaysJune 2 Zachary Quinto, actor, 36; June 3 Anderson Cooper, TVhost, 46; June 4 Bar Refaeli, model, 28; June 5Mark Wahlberg, actor, 42; June 6 Paul Giamatti, actor, 46; June 7 Dave Navarro, musician, 46; and June 8 Eion Bailey, actor, 37. Capricorn needs to be a true friend this week H iking alongside babbling brooks or gushing streams fills me with energy. I love listening to the water sing as it spills over the pathway ofr ocks and boulders. When we last visited Colorado, we hiked in Rocky Mountain National Park. We could hear the sound ofw ater sometimes trickling like musical pianissimo, other times like a crescendo. However, when we reached the waterfall and sata longside, it was like a whole symphony flowing out from a source whose begin-n ing was still unknown to us.And it reminds me of how Gods Word is like thatf or me. God is the source of life, p ower, wisdom, strength, peace and joy. He has no beginning or end. And hei nvites me and you to sit beside him and get to know h im better by studying and memorizing Scripture. As I learn a verse, then another, and another, it has a cumulative effect in my soul.L ike the trickling effect of one whose thirst is quenched s ip by sip, Gods Word seeps into my soul.S cripture memorization started out in Sundays chool and Vacation Bible School and continued over the years. By learning verses one by o ne, a storehouse of refreshment built within me. How often certain verses come tom ind at just the right time. Sometimes Im neither searching nor hoping fori nspiration. But the Holy Spirit within me recalls to m y memory the truths from the Bible I need at the moment. T hrough the years I committed more and more S cripture to memory. I do not say this boastfully, but thankfully. For my memorization is far from that of many. I have a friend whoh as memorized chapters. But, the point is, that God r efreshes us with the living water of his Word when we drink from the fountain of life he provides. When I sip water througho ut the day, I feel the refreshment within my whole body. Gods words are like that.My heart and mind are continually refreshed ash is wisdom and truth permeate every crevice. In Psalm 42 we read how the deer pants for the water brooks. The Psalmist thend eclares that his soul pants for the living God. He wants his living water. And whent he Psalmist feels cast down, h e reminds himself in verse 7, NKJV, Deep calls unto deep at the noise of Your waterfalls; all Your wavesa nd billows have gone over m e. Let the cumulative effect of learning Gods Word be like a refreshing waterfall supplying the well of yours oul.Selah J an Merop of Sebring is a NewsSun correspondent. From trickles to waterfalls Pause And C onsider Jan Merop Horoscope Dear Abby

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C M Y K Page B12News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com Living F AMILYFEATURES It takes seconds to form a first impression. Ask yourself this what kind of firstimpressionisyourhomemaking?Is your yard helping or hurting you in getting top dollar this home buying season? The majority of homeowners (71 percent) agreed that curb appeal is important in choosing their home, according to the new TruGreen Home Features Report con-d ucted by the National Association of Realtors.Most of the homeowners surveyed reported purchasing a home with a healthy, green lawn (71 percent maintained landscaping (72 percent Healthy lawns can drive up home values. In TruGreens new Lawn Lifestyles National Survey of America conducted from January 3 to January 9, 2013, using the field services of ORC International (Opinion Research Corporation), 79 percent of homeowners reported, having a healthy, green lawn contributes to the overall value of a home. In fact, 53 percent of those surveyed said, the quality of the homeo wners lawn can tell you a lot about the q uality of the home overall. If your home is on the market, you should know that curb appeal, or that initial feeling homeowners get when looking at the outside of a home, is important when choosing the right home to buy said Jason Cameron, a licensed contractor and television host. Cameron and TruGreen have teamed up to provide helpful tips for achieving a beautiful, lush lawn and enhanced curb appeal. To get more tips, survey methodology, and to watch Jason Cameron in seasonal webisodes on curb appeal, visit www.TruGreen.com.Weed ControlWater, fertilizer and weed control are the three keys to an ideal lawn. According to Ben Hamza, Ph.D., TruGreen expert and director of technical operations, if you mow correctly, feed y our lawn and water the right way, then weed management will be much easier. Grass competes with weeds for space and nutrients, Hamza said. Strengthening the health of turf will help your lawn win the war against weeds, such as dandelions. Watering BasicsKnowing how to effectively water your lawn is critical to the overall health of your turf. Water your lawn only when it needs it, usually about one inch a week. The first three to four inches of soil below the grass should be dry before you water. Use a trowel or a screwdriver to open the soil and feel it with your finger. Another way to t est when your lawn needs water is to step on the grass. If you can easily flatten the grass with your foot, you should water it. If the grass regains its form quickly after you step on it, wait before watering. Watering in the cool of early morning is best as watering later in the day may leave sitting water and cause problems with root rot or fungal diseases. Never water on a windy day. Also, be aware of local water restrictions, usually posted online.FertilizerFactsGrasses should be fertilized when theyre actively growing So, its important to consult a lawn expert to determine wha t typeofgrassyouhaveandwhen growthoccurs.Together,homeownersandlawnexpertscan createaplantokeepgrassgrow ingatitsbestallseasonlong. Beautiful, lush and naturallooking lawns are an importan t part of our image of what a home should be. Cameron encourages homeowners to invest in a lawn they love and make sure their homes first impression is positive. Attracting Attention OutsideTake as much time as necessary (and as little money as possible) to maximize your homes exterior appeal:Dress up the front door with a new welcome mat or potted plants. Clean up the front and back yards by removing any toys, decorations, debris or broken tree limbs. S harpen the mower blade for a cleaner c ut and better looking lawn to help g et top dollar when selling your home.Closely inspect the hardware around your house. Things like doorbells, house numbers, guttering and mailboxes should be in good repair and have a fresh coat of paint.Add or update landscape lighting and consider easy-to-install solar options. In addition to providing safety and security, lighting can add attractive accents to walking paths and plantings. Punch up your landscape with color. R emove any dead or withered plants and fill in bare spots with large, blooming annuals.Make sure the driveway and sidewalks are free of cracks or crumbling concrete. Nothing makes an older house look new again like a fresh coat of paint. Repair any rotting wood, caulk windows, spruce up wood trim and then update the color of your home.



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C M Y K News-Sun StaffThe Class of 2013 was sent out into the world Friday and Saturday with s ome words of advice and a lot of cheers. Avon Park High School celebrated graduation Friday night, Sebring High School S aturday morning and Lake Placid High School Saturday afternoon. Parents, families and friends cheered themselves hoarse, while the graduates veered between thrilled and overwhelmed. LPsenior class president Erik Yakes said he had been asked to give some advice. I dont know what advice to give, he said. Im an 18year-old kid just graduating high school. But then he gave excellent advice, quoting Wayne Coyne, Happiness is not a situation to be longed for or a convergence of lucky happenstance. Through the power of our own lives we can help ourselves. APsenior Tyler Ridgeway delivered a similar message is his student address. There is no path, he said. You make a trail. Dont let life get you down. Become a master of your own destiny. Most of all, be happy. Be yourself. Lets go out there and make the world great. At Sebring, Matthew NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, June 2, 2013 Volume 94/Number 66 | 75 cents www.newssun .com Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 Online: www.newssun.com 099099401007 HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 5 7 7 Arts & EntertainmentB6 Classifieds A9 Crossword PuzzleB11 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA3 Education B8 HoroscopeB11 Obituaries A4 Outdoors B7 Pause & ConsiderB11 Sports B1 Sudoku PuzzleB11 The ListsB5 Index T-storms Low 90 High 73Details, A12 Coaching changesSHS baseball coach Brian Rapp (left) steps down; Charlotte Clanton Bauder hired as LPHS volleyball coach SPORTS, 1DA time of needRelief groups bring care, f ood and prayer to the victims of the tornado in Moore, Okla. PAGEB10 Curb appealHow to spruce up your homes look before potential buyers come calling LIVING, B12 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK Using superlatives to describe how well last years change-over has gone from the Avon Park police department to law enforcement coverage by the Highlands County Sheriffs office, the Avon Park city council Tuesday night unanimously approved modifications to their interlocal agreement. The measure both cleaned up language in the pact as well as set the budget for the ongoing arrangement. Reportedly, certain sections of the accord had become moot, so changes were suggested. Among them were a longer time frame for contract termination. The previously agreedupon 90-day dissolution time was extended to one year. Avon Park City Manager Julian Deleon said the provision gives the city more stability, providing an opportunity to put a police department back in place and Avon Park happy with HCSO deal Deleon says city saving $530,000 Deleon See AVON, A5 Inside: AP officials say driving marked cars would be safety issue Page A4 GLAD GRADS t t o o b b e e News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Sebring High School graduates throw their caps in the air following their graduation ceremony Saturday morning at the convention center at Firemens Field. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Now Avon Park High School graduates, the former students celebrated their hard work. So did parents in the standing-room-only audience. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief was one of the popular attractions at Woodlawn Elementary Schools living wax museum Thursday night. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Students at Woodlawn Elementary School brought literature to life Thursday evening during the third gradersannual ALiving Wax Museum night. Just more than 100 third graders participated in the reoccurring event, showcasing not only their reading skills but their acting skills as well. Third-grade instructors Candice Dickens, Jaci Stocking, Sheryl Vretta and Denise Franzes students brought to life some of the most well-known childrens literature novels, using quotes from the books to entertain the many visitors on campus Thursday. The wax museum featured the many characters from four books: Alice in Wonderland, Charlottes Web, Maniac Magee, and Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief. Franzes class also depicted several of the characters from the most well known Dr. Seuss tales, for Seussical. Franze was excited about the addition of the Seuss stories for this years wax museum. We didnt have Seuss last year and I was Stories come to life at Woodlawn Elementary Students stage living wax museum See STUDENTS, A4 More photosPAGEA7 News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Lake Placid High School senior class president Eric Yakes thanks parents, teachers and families for their support and urges his classmates to set goals and work hard. Class of 2013 heads into the unknown See GRADUATIONS, A4

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C M Y K ByBARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING At their Tuesday night session, Highlands County commissioners put off approving a new distribution plan for the Tourist Development Commission, saying they wanted feedback from the TDC members on five alternate suggestions put forward by County Commissioner Don Elwell. The commission first discussed the option of leaving the current plan in place or going to a TDC-suggested plan in which administration costs would be set aside with 70 percent ofthe balance allocated to marketing and promotion any time year round, 20 percent then would be dedicated to grants for local events of any type with the final 10 percent earmarked to be spent on local lakes. Elwell, who also chairs the TDC board, then showed aPowerpoint presentation with five different alternatives although he said there literally weredozens of other permutations and variations possible. At their Thursday morning meeting at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agri-Civic Center, TDC members discussed the different proposals at length, approving what had been designated as Alternative Plan 4 by a 4-2 vote. Figuredon a collection rate of 2 percent, the tourist tax could generate an estimated $305,000 over the next fiscal year. Of that total, 10 percent would be shaved off for state mandated lakes maintenance with another $125,000 deducted for administrative costs. From the remainder, estimated to come in at around $150,000, 20 percent (roughly $30,000) would be earmarked for arts and culture with the balance put forward for marketing and events promotion. The TDC board initially had leaned toward Alternative 5, which was similar, but would have removed the 20 percent for Arts & Culture, putting all of the remaining $150,000 towards general marketing and events of all types. That opinion shifted after much discussion, including a presentation by Highlands County Citizens for Government Accountability member Bill Youngman. Heindicated that option was based on trust. The lack of trust and a track record was what appears to have prevented a hike in the tourist tax at Tuesday nights four-hour county commission session. In making their remarks, both dissenting commissioners Don Elwell and Jack Richie made mention of the trust and accountability factors. Nevertheless, the TDC boards Thursday vote for option number four was not unanimous. It passed by a 4to-2 margin. Chateau Elan general manager Reinhard Haubner and Avon Park City Councilman Terry Heston cast the dissenting votes. Three of the TDCs nine members reportedly were absent from the Thursday morning session. In other action, the TDC board decided that they would allow for a 5 percent leeway on room nights for organizations that failed to provide enough room nights to match their stated goal for aparticular event, however that would be granted only if they were able to verify 95 percent of their goal. This was done to address concerns that tourists may stay in Highlands County for aparticular event, but not announce the fact nor book their accommodation in the groups block of rooms. City boards look for volunteer membersAVON PARK The city of Avon Park is looking for volunteers to serve on a number of boards. One regular and one alternative board member is needed for the Airport Advisory Committee. Two regular and two alternative board members are needed for the Main Street CRA Advisory Board. Three positions are needed for the Recreation Board. One member is needed for the Police Pension Board. Anyone interested in serving on one of the boards is encourage to contact the city clerks office at 452-4403.Dementia and Driving workshops set for this monthSEBRING Today, more than 5 million people in the United States suffer from dementia, with Alzheimers disease being the most common form. And this number is expected to grow as the population ages. Do you have a relative with dementia whos still driving? Do you worry about him or her driving? If you have a loved one diagnosed with dementia, youll struggle with the number of caregiving challenges from medical and daily care to financial and legal matters. Driving, of course, can be an immediate and life-threatening issue making it a family priority. Change Of Pace is offe ring three two-hour workshops June 7 will be Driving and Dementia; June 14 is Building Famil y Cooperation; and June 21 is Knowing Your Options All workshops will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 3821188 to RSVP. The workshops will be at Change of Pace (inside Sebring Christian Church ), 4514 Hammock Road.Moose Lodge plans Member AppreciationSEBRING The Moose Lodge 2259 on U.S. 98 will host a Member Appreciation Day at 4:30 p.m. today. Aspaghetti di nner will be served and music will be supplied by the Moose Jam Band. The lodge is open to all members and qualified guests.SFSC offers Concealed Weapons Permit courseAVON PARK South Florida State Colleges Public Service Academy will offer a Concealed Weapons Permit course from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 17 at the academy on the Highland s Campus. 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Make your voice heard at This weeks question: Should armed drones ever be used in U.S. airspace? www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Next question: Are you worried about the prediction of a busy hurricane season? Community Briefs By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK Avon Park High School senior Erik P arker is the first Boy Scout in Highlands County to become an Eagle Scout this year. Julie Diaz, executive director of the Boy Scouts of Americas Gulf Ridge C ouncil, Calusa District, said Parker, who belongs to Troop 156, was elevated in a cerem ony May 18. It took years of work and c ommitment to earn the rare distinction. In 2012, only 7 percent of all Boy Scouts became eagles. Parker said a candidate must earn 21 merit b adges, spend six months in a troop management position, t ake part in a scoutmaster conference, complete a special service project and successfully complete a Eagle Scout board of review. The review is an oral exam, the questions based on the Boy Scout organization, current events and citizenship. Parkers interest in scouting began for real in the seventh grade. He spent a little time as a Cub Scouts when he was younger, but it didnt hold his interest. The older scouts, however, spent a lot of time outdoors. Parker loved it. It was amazing, he said, I just kept coming back. Its just so much fun. Hes been to Ocala to go bird watching, canoed along rivers and camped out. In 2010, he attended the National Jamboree. For his special project, Parker collected disaster supplies for The Salvation Army. In three months, Parker collected 2,500 pounds of goods. He arranged with businesses to let him set up crates for donations. He collected and kept track of the food and supplies, did all the paperwork and accounting, and directed his three volunteers. Asked what Boy Scouts need most, Parker answered immediately. Adults who stay, he said. Leaders who commit over time. Avon Parks Parker earns Eagle Scout Courtesy photo Erik Parker (left) gets help from his brother Dominick Hutchins collecting disaster supplies for the Salvation Army. Parkers supply drive helped him become an Eagle Scout in May. TDC OKs spending plan Elwell Special to the News-SunLAKEPLACID On M ay 4, Tracy Reed contacted the Highlands County Sheriffs Office to report that her 2011 Jaguar XF had been s tolen from her residence. Later that same day the burnt vehicle was located at Morningside Drive and Morning Mist Avenue in Lake Placid. Further investigation by the Highlands County Sheriffs Office r esulted in Reed being arrested and charged with second degree arson, grand theft of less than $5,000, burning with i ntent to defraud an insurer, insurance fraud of less than $20,000, a second count of insurance fraud of less than $100,000 and false report of a crime. Reed, 45, of Sebring, has been released on $42,000 bond. Woman charged in theft of own car Reed Continued on A4 News-Sun staffLAKE PLACID A 50-year-old Lake Placid man was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl on May 23. According to a Highlands County Sheriffs Office report, the victim told investigators that Coy Lee Bellamy, a family friend, forced himself on her at her home. She said Bellamy was mowing the yard at around 4:30 p.m. when she got out of the shower with a towel wrapped around her. When she went into her bedroom, Bellamy walked in, locked the door and raped her while covering her mouth with his hand. She said she was afraid to report the incident because Bellamy threatened he. Bellamy denied raping the girl or touching her in any way, the report said. He is being held on a $200,000 bond. LP man charged with rape

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C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com VICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com ADVERTISING Editorial & Opinion www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 2, 2013Page A3 As readers of this column know, I am mother to two young men. I call them young men because that is what they are, though to me they are and will ever be my boys. If youre a parent, you know that you are handed this life with very little to go on. Even if you read up beforehand and practice with your friends kids you are going to find yourself at times with no clue how to deal with this tiny human being who is in your care. So you do the best you can. You struggle along, trying different things in an effort to mold this child into (hopefully) a responsible adult. Or at least someone you can let loose on society. And lets be honest, you make mistakes. I know there are times Don and I really messed up when it came to James and John. Times we were not the perfect parent. When someone couldve taken us to task for what we did or didnt do. Fortunately, John and James appear to have turned out to be pretty decent adults despite the mistakes of their parents. I am grateful to God for that, because I personally believe He had a hand in the kind of men they have become. But lets be clear. There are mistakes, and there are all out horrible things that people do to children. It is a sad fact of life that some parents do unspeakable things to their children. These are not mistakes. These are criminal. For example, I came across a story on Facebook today that illustrates this point. According to an article on www.opposingviews.com (and also on the Huffington Posts website and www.cbsnews.com) a man named Tyler Deutsch was caring for his six-week-old daughter, who was crying at their home in Roy, Wash. Now I know that a baby crying can be a frustrating thing when you cant figure out what the problem is. At six weeks old, a kids ways to communicate are limited, and crying has to fill in for a lot of stuff. But Deutsch decided to deal with the problem in a n astonishing way he allegedly put the baby in a freezer, then went and took a nap. You read that right. He put a six-week-old infant in a freezer. For an hour. The childs mother came home just as Deutsch was taking the girl out of the freezer. She managed to contact police, who arrested Deutsch on suspicion of attempted murder. According to the articles I read, the baby was taken to the hospital not only with severe hypothermia (her body temperature dropped to 84 degrees; a body temperature of below 95 degrees is considered a medical emergency) but she had several broken bones. She is expected to recover. Deutsch has pled innocent to the charges against him, which include child assault and criminal mistreatment. According to the articles, he admitted placing the baby in the freezer but was subsequently remorseful. This is not something that can be brushed aside with an Im sorry. This is not a mistake. This was deliberate putting a child in harms way. f guilty, Deutsch needs to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law and not be allowed near another child for the rest of his life. Parents can and do make mistakes. But sometimes that mistake is being a parent in the first place. Some people just shouldnt be parents. It looks like Tyler Deutsch is one of those people. 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. Some people shouldnt be parents Part of the problem the TDC brought on itself by i gnoring disbursement guidelines set by the County Board of Commissioners. For example, for years it did not support art and cultural events as it was supposed to do. Lack of transparency and inefficient management over a decade made matters worse. The TDC, however, did not operate in a vacuum. Several c ounty commissions let matters slide, also contributing to the situation. Now the current TDC and the current county commissioners do not trust each other. Unfortunately, this comes just at a time when Highlands County should be positioning itself for the future studying demographic trends and investing in marketing campaigns. That takes working together, however, something that is not happening now. In fact, the county commission has so little faith in the TDC it would not agree to raise the tourist tax from 2 to 3 percent. We have to say we understand. For one thing, the TDC asks for more money when it has nearly $650,000 in unspent funds. For another, the administrative portion of the budget has soared to 42 percent of estimated revenue. It was supposed to be less than 30. We agree with those who feel the TDC needs to prove itself. Unlike some, we believe it will. The individuals involved care as much about the countys future as anyone else. Let them have a chance to set things right and improve always following President Ronald Reagans advice to trust but verify. If the TDC continues to fail, the county commission will have to take action. Hopefully that wont happen. The work is too important. Our biggest cause for optimism is that the County Tax Collector Eric Zwayer will now be collecting the tourist tax. His office works well with others, is well managed, open and efficient an excellent example of good government. The rest of you, please pay attention. TDC has to earn trust Highlands Countys tourist tax, and the Tourist Development Commission that oversees the tax, c ontinue to be sources of ill will and argument. 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. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com. Veteran claims should be first priorityEditor: Those House and Senate have their priorities mixed up. The President and the gang of eight are misusing the American tax dollars in the trillions of dollars. As a national newscasters so eloquently identified our House and Senate. Indoctrinate the Rev. Wright sure did a job of brainwashing on the President of these United States. Why should the Senate and the House be wasting millions of hours debating and rewarding citizenship to millions of illegals when we have millions of our veteran citizensclaims of injury while protecting our nation with their very lives being put at the bottom of their agenda? This Memorial Day let your congressman and senator know your thoughts on the subject of veterans claims being put at the bottom of their agenda. The veterans claims should be Americas first priority along with securing our borders and no amnesty. Billie E. Jewett SebringIs there a double standard for justice?Editor: Four interesting letters to the editor appeared in the News-Sun May 22, 2013. In my view, all were truthful and appropriate. The Benghazi witch hunt designed to give President Obama a political black eye and to sour our people against Hillary Clinton from running for President in 2016 against governor Christie of New Jersey. We shouldnt worry about anything the GOPprattles about. The republican party deserves an Aplus for their negativity pertaining to their working record and their stories are no better. Given enough rope they will hang themselves. They are doing a pretty good job of it right now. Jeb Bush will tire himself out as he struggles to swim against the current. Does America need another Bush in the Oval office? Sandy Aleesky asks, Why no investigation into Bushs War in Iraq? I ask, why has Geroge W. not been tried in a court of law for starting an unnecessary war, killing thousands of people as a result of his lies? Is he not a war criminal? What about Dick Cheney, Wolfowitch, Rumsfeld, Carl Rowe and the list goes on? Do we have a double standard of justice here, or is there only a Harvard standard? United States is widely known for its tenacity to search out and hunt down war criminals all over the world no matter how many years it takes. We catch and punish them even if they are half dead from disease and old age. So why have we not punished every one of Geroge W. and his gang of crooks? Why have we not fined them and taken back some of the money theyve stolen from us? We hunted down Matoff and all the heads of big corporations, Freddie Mack and Fannie Mae, Bank America and others. So we count money more valuable than human lives. Those in high places hide out behind their desks while young men and women, those of less significance, face the bullets. There is little to be proud of in our judicial system today. If we are not honest enough to admit and correct our mistakes how can we brag of our honesty and integrity, what a fair and believable nation we are? Weve all seen an example of the Power of God in Hurricane Sandy and increasingly in Moore, Okla. Shouldnt that make us a little bit afraid of Judgment Day? The signs of the times are increasing in intensity. Our world teeters on a very fine line between life and Armageddon. We are in the time of sorrows all Biblical predictions will be fulfilled, then God will level the playing field and each of us, no matter who we are or from what high standard of wealth or depth of poverty, He will see that we go to the place He prepared for each and every Soul. No partiality will be shown. Una V. McLaughlin Sebring

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C M Y K weapon or firearm license in Florida. Topics covered will include Florida Statutes, use of deadly force, carry restrictions and a live fire exercise. Cost is $50 per person and includes materials and equipment. Registration must be complete before the start of the course. Register in Building B at the Highlands Campus or any SFSC campus or center. For more information, contact the SFSC Public Service Academy at 784-7285 or visit www.southflorida.edu/public service. Independent Baptist Church celebrates anniversarySEBRING Independent Baptist Church will celebrate its 29th anniversary today. Former members and visitors are invited to be a part of this special celebration. There will also be a special day Each 1 Reach 1 Sunday. The church website is at ibcsebring.com for additional information.Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK VFWPost 9853 will have NASCAR on the screen at 1 p.m. today. The House committee meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Fish fry from 57 p.m. Friday for $7. Music by Big Freddie from 5-8 p.m.Karaoke by Peg & Perry from 5-8 p.m. Saturday. LAKE PLACID VFWPost 3880 Mens Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. Thursday. Crown roast of pork served at 5:30 p.m. Friday for $8. Music by Bud Followell. Breakfast from 811 a.m. Saturday. Horse races at 5:30 p.m. SEBRING Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 monthly golf at 8 a.m. Monday at Golf Hammock. Board meets at 5 p.m. Activity committee meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Wacky W ednesday from 5-6 p.m. with rubens for $6.50; dancing only is $3. Music by Allen from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday Buffet from 5-6 p.m. Stuffed peppers with homemade macaroni salad for $10; dancing only is $3. Music by Don and Allen from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 will have NASCAR at Dover on the screen at 1 p.m. Sunday, followed by a member appreciation spaghetti dinner and jam session at 4:30 p.m. Women of the Moose meet at 6 p.m. Monday. Ribs/french fry basket will be served from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday with music by Pete Ruano from 5-9 p.m. Moose riders fish fry from 5-7 p.m., and karaoke at 6 p.m. Thurday. Meatloaf plate menu from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday with music by Red Neck Joe Band from 7-10 p.m. Music by Gary & Shirley from 7-1 0 p.m. Saturday. VFWPost 4300 will have Karaoke by BilDi from 5-8 p.m. Sunday. Honor guard meeting is at 1 p.m. Monday. Ladies Auxiliary meets at 6:30 p.m. House committee meets at noon Tuesday. Big tacos will be served from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. Music by Todd Allen will b e placed from 5-8 p.m. Music by Jim Duke from 6-9 p.m. Friday. Beef tips and noodl es for $7 will be served from 57 p.m. Saturday; music by Pete Ruano Duo from 6-9 p.m. Page A4News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 2 2 4 4 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 6/2/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 4 4 6 6 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 5 1 1 Continued from A2 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK The City of Charm could be debt free by the end of the year. City Manager Julian Deleon told council as staff members began preparing this years financial statements, they realized there was more than $825,000 of restricted cash on the books due to a 2003 water and sewer bond. Deleon said although it would cost $1.1 million to defease the bond. However, it could save the city some $285,000 by paying it off two years ahead of schedule. We have the money available in the utilities fund to do that and it would save the utilities fund approximately $52,000, the city manager told council. Deleon said the action would set the city to be debt-free two years ahead of schedule. That means that as of December of this 2013, the city of Avon Park doesnt owe anybody anything and thats a major accomplishment in these difficult economic times, he said. Avon Park should be debt free by December THELMABRAXTON Thelma Braxton, 92, a former resident of Sebring, Fla., passed away Monday, May 20, 2013 in B radenton, Fla. She was an active member of Kirkwood Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in d eath by her husband, Rex Braxton. She is survived by daughter, Cheryal (Wayne) Bowers of West Virginia; son, Michael Braxton of Bradenton, Fla.; sisters inlaw, Sybil Laye of Avon Park, Fla., Mary Shields of Alabama, Patsy (John) Riffey of Naples, Fla., and Joyce Braxton of North Carolina. Amemorial service was held on May 25, 2013 at Brown & Sons Funeral Home, Bradenton, Fla. JERRYCOULLIETTE Mr. Jerry Lee Coulliette went to heaven on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from Hospice of the Comforter in Orlando. He was 69 years young. He was born on April 21, 1942 in Tallahassee, Fla. He was a loving husband to Joyce Coulliette for 34 years. He was a caring Dad to Maureen, Kelly, Jason and John. His grandchildren are Patrick, Aubrey, Brianna, Thomas, JohnPaul, Mindy, Skyler, Phoenix, Jenda, Sean and Fiona. His surviving brother is John. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Merle. Celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Community Bible Church, 1400 County Road 17AN., Avon Park, FL33825. JOAN VOLTMER Joan Virginia Houlehan Lawrence Voltmer, age 82, went home to be with the Lord on May 25, 2013. Beloved mother of Mark, Kent (Liz), and Scott Lawrence, Dawn (Joe), and Wendi Voltmer, she is also survived by her brother, Robert Houlehan; cousin, Rosemary Trella and family; niece, Trisha Signs and family, as well as, numerous adopted family and great friends. She was preceded in death by husband, Dean Voltmer, and husband, Edwin Lawrence. Joan held the first female competition racing license in Michigan and was an avid race worker and fan. Her family invites friends to a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at Waterford Hills Race Track (Turn 6) on the grounds of the Oakland County Sportsmen's Club, 4770 Waterford Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, on Friday, June 7 at 5 p.m. with a dinner to follow. In lieu of flowers, a donation to continue support of Waterford's Memorial Trophies and the tracks worker fund can be made to Waterford Hills Road Racing (mailed c/o Wendi Voltmer 5236 Pine Knob Trail, Clarkston, MI 48346). To send a condolence to the family go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.co m/obituaries/. Obituaries Community Briefs Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun really pulling for it this year. These stories are classic and are great to read for the students, Franze said. The Seuss portion of the wax museum was a huge hit with students reciting lines from Yertle the Turtle, Horton Hatches an Egg, Oh, The Places You Will Go, The Lorax, and The Big Bragg. The mission behind the wax museum is to raise money for the African water well project. Attendees of the museum were armed with loose change, which is used as pay (donations) to activate the museum sculptures. Guests drop pennies, quarters, etc. into the containers next to the characters in order to bring them to life. The students were remained in character during their lines, and fall peacefully back into their wax sculpture slumber until the next guest pays their money. Some of the more entertaining characters, with several attendees in line waiting to hear what the characters had to say, were from the Maniac Magee book. Crowd favorite Mars Bars Johnson, played by Quashan Hamilton, intimidated guests with his interactive routine, threatening anyone who dared to cross him again. Other favorites included Yertle the Turtle actors Michael Leone, Austin Mann, Keyshawna Moree, Hannah Roberts and Freddy Pearson. All of the funds raised during the wax museum event will go directly to the Africa water well fund to help African villages in their endeavors to construct water wells in poverty stricken villages and countries. Continued from A1 Students put on living wax museum at Woodlawn Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed a bill that removes the ability of state regulators to challenge health insurance rates for a two-year period. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson had called for the bill to be vetoed, saying the legislation was unconscionable. The GOP-controlled Florida Legislature passed the bill (SB 1842) in response to President Barack Obamas federal health care overhaul. The bill is designed to bring state insurance codes into harmony with the federal law. The insurance bill was one of four bills signed by the Republican governor. Another repeals a state law that requires gasoline to be blended with up to 10 percent ethanol. Scott rebuffs Nelson on health insurance rate bill A ltman reminded his classmates that, Education is not limited to the confines of Sebring High School or whatever college you attend. I am thankful for the education I received here but I refuse to let that be the last of it. Do not forget those that you are connected to, t hey have made you who you are today. At Avon Park, three special distinctions were awarded to four students. The Citizenship Award went to G ayla Barrett and Gilan Asuncion for their outstandi ng community involvement. Lindsey Moffatt was named the Senior Honor Student a n award reflecting excellence in leadership, academi cs and athletics. Gayla Barrett was honored a second time. Her classmates voted her the Bailey Medal for being the most considera te of others. At Sebring, Juliette Perez a nd Larry Scott Jr. both received the Bailey Medal and the SBHC Citizenship a ward. The News-Sun had to go t o press before the Lake Placids ceremony ended. Alan Jay Wildstein said t he Sebring Class of 2013 set a record for As dropped off at the Alan Jay A utomotive Network. One hundred and seventeen stud ents submitted a total of 1,598 As for the Wheels for Asprogram. Avon Park also did well, he said 58 students entered the contest, s ubmitting 726 As. Kathryn Welch from Avon Park, Dylan Ewing of Sebring and Tiffany Smith of Lake Placid were the lucky winners of new cars in the contest. The majority of graduates are going to college, interested in all kinds of careers from event planning to sports management, to computer sciences. Many want to become nurses and family councilors, several plan to become physicians. Some are entering the military. Students talked about their feelings before the ceremonies. APgraduate Markeith Jones wasnt focused on the future, which includes college. It feels good to graduate; 13 years is a long time, he said. LPgraduate Alexandra Torres was relieved. Weve made it so far, she said. Standing next to her, Elisabeth Severance wistfully asked if she could go back to pre-school, until she was reminded shed have to do it all over again. APgraduate Kiana Garcia was especially excited. She graduated from the Career Academy certified as a medical administration specialist. It feels wonderful to be done (with school). She laughed, Well, Im coming back to become an R.N. APgraduate Darrius Hinson was philosophical. We came far and it took a lot to get here, but we knew it was a job that had to be done, he said. For parents the moment was bittersweet. Pride mixed with disbelief the moment had arrived. Orpha Hernandez, whose son William Hernandez is now a graduate of LPHS, shook her head in disbelief. It went by in the blink of an eye, she said. Continued from A1 Graduations mark end and beginning for seniors News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Larry Scott III receives both the Bailey Medal Award and the School Board Citizenship Award. Jan Shoop of the School Board of Highlands County presented Scott with the citizenship award.

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C M Y K By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Council members will tackle a full agenda during Tuesday evenings meeting. Old business includes re-hashing Sadie Khan Park issues and voting to appropriate funds for the renovation of the park. The Highlands County YMCAwill address council for permission to construct a volleyball court on the premises while Rotary member Dusty Johnson will give council members a rundown of the upcoming Fourth of July celebration information as well as discuss firework show costs and contributions. CRAExecutive Director Robin Hinote, along with marketing and public relations specialist Casey Wohl, will address council give the city council an update on the CRAs 20-year redevelopment plan. The plan is currently approaching its 10year mark and Hinote wishes to highlight the progress of the plan as well as showcase future goals and milestones. Wohl will discuss public relations initiatives through a Powerpoint presentation. Abudget amendment for the Civic Center is also on the agenda for Tuesday. City administrator Scott Noethlich will close out the meeting with a discussion on the revamping of the City of Sebring logo. The logo was changed last year as an enhancement to the Citys Centennial, now city officials wish to return the logo to its prior state. Noethlich will ask the council for input during Tuesdays meeting. The Sebring city council meeting will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 2, 2013Page A5 HEALTHY LIVING & MORE LLC; 5.542"; 4"; Black; main, new ad; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; summer camps, rhp, top 3 or 5; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 5 5 6 6 DR. LEE, IKE; 1.736"; 3"; Black; 6/2/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 4 4 7 7 Courtesy photo The Highlands County Family YMCA Bicycle Safety Day on May 25 was a success with 125 kids coming out. The Sebring Police Department brought bikes out and set up a course to go through. The department donated bicycle helmets and safety gear, and the Highlands Peddlers helped fit safety helmets and handout gear. BFC sold food with the proceeds benefiting The Haiti Mission Fund. Sponsors were the Sebring Police Department, Highlands Peddlers, TD Bank, Trinder Family, Taylor Lawn Care, Drug Free Highlands, John Palmer Electric, Fast Lane Promotions, Party Monsters, Aldi, Taylor Rental and Walmart. allowing for an orderly transfer of power back from the sheriffs office. The method of payment also is changed from a single lump sum to 12 equal monthly payments over the balance of the year. As part of the provisions, the sheriffs office will continue to provide uniform patrol, investigation, crime scene, K-9 officers and school resource officers, among other things. The accord also indicates the sheriffs office will provide records retention but will not be the custodian of any records public or otherwise or of any evidence related to investigations by the citys police department. That will be the citys responsibility. Moreover, the sheriffs office no longer will provide administrative or management assistance to the citys police department. Additionally, the pact provides for two uniform patrol units which stay inside the city limits. In making the presentation, Deleon told the council that based on preliminary estimates the city would save some $530,000 in year two of the contract. How are we saving that much money? questioned Avon Park councilman Garrett Anderson. Deleon responded that the estimated cost by the sheriffs department would be about $1.1 million, up from the preliminary figure of $938,000. He told the council at full operation, the former police department cost about $2 million to run. But we do have some additional operating expenses this year, Deleon said. Most all the council members had good things to say about the arrangement. Councilman Parke Sutherland said he had received nothing but positive feedback both from citizens and from the officers that transitioned from the municipal force to the countys department. Mayor Sharon Schuler concurred, saying her conversations with former officers found them very happy with the opportunity to being able to develop their skills and be promoted to the sheriffs office rather than in the police department. Ill tell you what, from the citizens on the south side theyre very, very happy, very pleased with the sheriffs department," said councilwoman Brenda Gray. The presence is there. They have busted several different peoples houses where they found a lot of stuff that was stolen and it was right in the neighborhood. So its worth the money to me. Continued from A1 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK At the beginning of Tuesday nights Avon Park City Council meeting, a proclam ation declaring May as Civility Month was read. However, those provisions seemed to fade somewhat at the end of the session w hen the topic of marking city vehicles was introduced. The contentious remarks began after resident Tom Macklin asked council m embers about a policy regarding signage on m unicipal vehicles. I believe the policy began when (former) city m anager C.B. Shirey and (former) fire chief Terry F eikert were questioned about not having the city logos on their Crown Victorias, Macklin said. Council members then e nacted mandates that all city vehicles, with the e xception of police investigative units, be required to carry city branding. We now have a Jeep Cherokee and a Dodge D urango neither of which have any kind of markings. The Durango does not even h ave a tag that identifies it as a city vehicle. I think as nice as they are, it would be a benefit that when they are driving around that p eople would recognize the equipment that we have, Macklin said. My concern is why arent they duly marked and what steps can b e taken to bring them into compliance? The response from Avon Park City Manager Julian D eleon said the issue was security concerns. I can tell you that my vehicle has been tagged. One individual was trying t o grab video of me while he was running me off the road, he said. Deleon at the time reported the situation to both Avon Park P ublic Safety Director Jason Lister and Detective Nate Coogan. Coogan is one of the former Avon Park police officers who subsequently transferred to the Highlands County Sheriffs Office. Deleon told council under his tenure he had made sure that any city department head with an assigned vehicle used it strictly for business purposes. He then told council how he had heard that while Macklin served as mayor there had been department heads that took their vehicles out of the area as a regular occurrence. In fact, he was told some had gone as far as North Carolina. The city manager neither indicated what department heads had been involved nor who had shared the information with him. That doesnt happen under my watch. City vehicles are strictly used for city purposes, Deleon reiterated. When asked by Avon Park Mayor Sharon Schuler if the vehicles could carry the municipal logo under the councils current policy, Deleon responded, Mayor, we can look at it. Macklin reminded council that Deleons city manager predecessors, Bruce Behrens and C.B. Shirey, both had been required to drive marked vehicles. Avon Park Administrative Services Director Maria Sutherland said she too had been threatened. She told council members that an exA von Park police officer, under oath in a subpoena, not only had threatened her family, but that he had gone to her house and to her husbands office and seen her vehicle. To drive a car around with an insignia that says here I amis really scary to me, she said. Sutherland said getting a civilian tag instead of a municipal tag was a cost savings concern, telling the council it was less expensive to purchase a white tag for two years than a yellow tag for one year. According to the Highlands County Tag Agency, a yellow tag is a permanent tag and does not have a recurring fee. Council took no action on the issue. AP officials dont want to drive marked cars Maria Sutherland administrative services director To drive a car around with an insignia that says here I am is really scary to me. Busy agenda for Sebring council Bicycle Safety Day Avon Park council amends contract with sheriffs office Schuler Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876

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C M Y K Page A6News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Summa Cum Laude graduate Samantha Phypers presents the 2013 senior class history for Lake Placid High School. Class of 2013 Graduations News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Samantha Alamo is recieives her diploma with a big smile Saturday morning during the Sebring High School graduation ceremony. Alamo, who has Down Syndrome, was named homecoming queen during the school year. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY A von Park High Schools class of 2013 become graduates Friday night at the South Florida State College Performing Theater for the Arts. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Tyler Ridgeway gives the student speech at the APHS graduation. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Sebring Magna Cum Laude graduate Olivia Hitt shows off the paper airplane she made from the graduation program. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Gayla Barrett delivers the history of APs Class of 2013. She echoed the sentiment heard at all three graduations. Do not give up, she said, engaging the audience to repeat the phrase with her. Do not give up. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Axnelis Gonzalez helps Jose Heredia adjust his motarboard. Gonzalez is going to school to become a dental hygentist. Heredia has enlisted in the Army. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Lake Placid High School graduates are all smiles Saturday during the ceremony in Avon Park. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Summa Cum Laude graduate Victor Lopez III shares a smile with Penny Decker before walking to receive his diploma.

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C M Y K TALLAHASSEE (AP) Florida counties will have to pay an additional $264 million into the state pension system under a rate increase passed by the Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott. While the increase affects all areas of government, counties werent given money to cover the costs, unlike school districts, universities and state agencies, The Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald reported. Now counties are trying to figure out how to cover the additional costs, which some officials say was unexpected. Ill be looking to see if this is another shell game, said Hillsborough County Commissioner Victor Crist, a Republican former state House and Senate member. Thats an old game thats been played for decades. Its called cost-shifting. Hillsboroughs cost will be $7 million. The Legislature passed the rate increases unanimously with little discussion on the last day of its annual session, though one lawmaker said he would have cast a no vote had he known the impact on counties. Its hypocritical that the Legislature and governor say they dont want tax increases but are pushing a bill through the backdoor that would require a tax increase on the local level, said Rep. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, who during debate asked bill sponsor Seth McKeel if rates were going up and whether counties would be affected. McKeel, R-Lakeland responded, They are the same rates that they were originally. If he had said rates were going up, it wouldnt have just been me voting against it, Fasano said. McKeel explained he thought Fasano was asking if the rate had been changed since the bill was originally approved by the House the month before, when Fasano voted no. The bill came back to the House after the Senate amended it. McKeel seemed rankled that the increase was an issue more than a week after the governor signed it into law and pointed out that the additional cost has been known since April. If Fasano and the counties didnt read the bill analysis, Im sorry, McKeel told the Times/Herald. Miami-Dade County, the states largest, will have to contribute an additional $21.2 million into the retirement system, Mayor Carlos Gimenez said during a budget presentation earlier this month. By ELIOTKLEINBERG The Palm Beach Post/MCTPALM BEACH In August 2000, virtually every computer model tracking Hurricane Debby was calling for it t o intensify. Managers already had begun evacuating the Florida Keys. Then, somewhere over Hispaniola, Debby vanished, a mere two hours after posted forecast tracks had it striking e ither South Florida or the Bahamas. Two months later, Keith strengthened in a mere 12 hours from a minimal s torm to one almost as strong as Category 5 Andrew as it neared Belize. More than a dozen people died in C entral America and Mexico. While the science of forecasting w here a storm will go has made dramatic leaps, we havent made much progress over the decades in predicti ng changes in a storms strength, said James Franklin, the National Hurricane C enters chief of forecast operations. That finally may be changing. Computer models have become more adept at using data from the Doppler weather radar mounted on planes that f ly into tropical systems, Franklin said. That means forecast models could show i mprovement in measuring a storms intensity as early as this hurricane season, which starts Saturday. The Doppler data which now dates to 2010 and soon to 2008 will l et forecasters base their predictions off facts instead of what amounts to a phony storm, Franklin said. If you cannot accurately depict the arrangement of wind, he said, you are almost hopeless in trying to predict that structure in the future. In most cases, forecasters cant prov ide substantial data on a tropical systems birth or early life. So in the past, Franklin said, theyve had to generate a standard vortex.Abogus, if you will, is put in there. It may bear very little resemblance to the structure. Its no wonder these m odels have struggled, because theyre starting with bad information. The P3-Orion research planes that fly into storms have been armed with Doppler radar for years, Franklin said. But the computers and forecast models only recently have gained enough p ower and sophistication to digest and use the Doppler data. We havent had the computer power to ingest the volume of observations, Franklin said. Now we have a snapshot and a model that can actually make use of that snapshot. Forecasters feed that Doppler data into computer models run by the National Weather Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations Miami-based Hurricane Research Division, as well as another operated by Penn State University. Franklin called the results to date intriguing but added they pose a question: Is it the Doppler data thats giving us improved intensity forecasts, or can you do just as well with the flight data we already have? If the Doppler proves not to be crucial, its hard to justify the millions that would have to be spent to mount Doppler units on every research plane, especially in a time when researchers are fighting for every federal dollar, Franklin said. While Franklin doesnt expect substantial results this year, were on the verge of seeing some significant improvements over the next few years. he said. As a rule, forecasters bump up their strength forecasts 4 percent. Emergency managers go one step further, planning and evacuating for an entire category higher on the SaffirSimpson scale, which ranks hurricanes in categories from 1 to 5. If the storm jumps up a category at the last minute, we want to make sure weve planned for that, Palm Beach County Emergency Manager Bill Johnson said. Because of the clearance times that are required in order to evacuate the numbers of people that we have to, we need to be judicious in our decision-making. The hurricane season runs through Nov. 30. Page A8News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 2 2 7 7 American Golf Carts; 5.542"; 5"; Black; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 Planning for the worst Improved computer models helping forecasters better predict hurricane strength By JEFFAMY Associated PressGULF SHORES, Ala. When Stan Virden moved into his 2,400-square-foot house overlooking a rocklined canal in 1996, he paid less than $1,000 a year for homeowners insurance. Now, as he seeks to move to Atlanta to be near family, Virden says potential buyers for the house are being scared off by the annual premium, which has skyrocketed to $5,000. We feel like were prisoners here now because the market is so screwed up because of this, the 80year-old retired Navy captain said. From Cape Cod to the southern tip of Texas, rates for homeowner coverage have risen sharply since 2003, pinching homeowners financially, forcing them to take greater risk by accepting higher deductibles and sparking outrage as insurance companies report profits higher in many coastal states than inland. Nationwide, the cost of homeowners insurance rose 36 percent from 2003 to 2010 almost double the rate of inflation. Of the 15 states where rates increased by the largest percentages in that time, 14 border the Gulf of Mexico or the Atlantic Ocean, according to an analysis of National Association of Insurance Commissioners figures by The Associated Press. All those states saw rates go up at least 44 percent. Rates in Florida rose 91 percent, most in the nation, while rates in Rhode Island went up 62 percent. Insurers say the increases are necessary to offset the risk they take in insuring millions of homeowners in harms way, but their increasingly angry customers question how they calculate rates and whether state officials in charge of balancing public and corporate interest are being too favorable toward the companies. Its hard to see how the insurance companies can justify the kind of premiums we have to pay down here, Virden said. Rate increases have leveled off in recent years, and some homeowners have even found cheaper policies. But its clear prices arent going back to where they were before the spike following the expensive hurricane seasons of 2004 and 2005. Overall, coastal homeowners in 18 states along the Gulf and Atlantic pay about $4 billion more than inland residents for insurance against hurricane winds, according to APcalculations using comparisons of coastal and inland rates in states where theyre available. Worsening the situation: premiums for the federally run National Flood Insurance Program whose policies many coastal homeowners also must buy are scheduled to shoot up Oct. 1. Ahomeowners policy typically covers wind, but not flood damage. Some critics also say insurers are inflating the insured value of houses, saying they would cost more to rebuild, thus raising the total bill each year without raising rates. Weve had insurers applying a 10 percent to 12 percent inflation factor every year to dwelling value, said Willo Kelly, who lobbies for real estate agents and homebuilders on North Carolinas Outer Banks. Every increase that company applies to dwelling value is an increase in the premium, an increase in the deductible and an increase in the agents commission. A study by consulting group Towers Watson showed the cost of the goods and services insurers typically buy to pay a homeowners claim has actually declined from 2009 to 2012. That reflects falling building costs, said Towers Watson risk consultant Jeremy Pecora. Its still unclear how the $19 billion in privately insured damages caused by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 will hit policyholders. In the Northeast, insurers started seeking higher rates after Tropical Storm Irene in 2011 and continue to seek increases of up to 10 percent. Industry advocates say the increases were inevitable. Insurance rates in hurricane areas were too low for too long, said libertarian-leaning Eli Lehrer of the Washington, D.C.based R Street Institute. Coastal residents stagger under insurance costs Stan Virden coastal homeownerIts hard to see how the insurance companies can justify the kind of premiums we have to pay down here. Counties seek ways to pay pension cost hike

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 2, 2013Page A9 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) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS 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 the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000848 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. BEATTY, LEERIE L., et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000848 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, and BEATTY, LEERIE L., et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT COURTHOUSE, 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870, at the hour of 11:00 A.M. on the 9th day of July, 2013, the following described property: TRACT 5, BLOCK 4 OF FLORIDA HIGHLANDS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE(S) 64, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2003 SKYLINE WINNER MOBILE HOME ID# 8D-61-0298-R 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, Highlands County, Florida this 24th day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k 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 Clerk of the Court's disability coordinator at 590 S COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 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. (23472.2420/PR) June 2, 9, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000637 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. BOHANNON, AARON, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000637 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, and BOHANNON, AARON, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT COURTHOUSE, 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870, at the hour of 11:00 A.M. on the 10th day of July, 2013, the following described property: LOT 46, BLOCK 19, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48, 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. DATED at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida this 24th day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak 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 Clerk of the Court's disability coordinator at 590 S COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 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. (23472.3738/PRivera) June 2, 9, 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 23rd day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLER K 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 (863) 534-4686 (voice), (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. June 2, 9, 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. 28-2011-CA-000227 CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. SYLVIA FRANKLIN-BROWN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SYLVIA FRANKLIN-BROWN; L.E. SELPH, JR.; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF L.E. SELPH, JR.; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); 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: THAT PORTION OF FRANCES STREET (NOW VACATED), OF EAST-PALMHURST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 72, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ALL BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 1 IN BLOCK 234; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 28'06'' WEST, A DISTANCE OF 50.00 FEEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 6, IN BLOCK 232; THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 40'13'' EAST, A DISTANCE OF 140.54 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 27'31'' EAST, A DISTANCE OF 50.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 40'12'' WEST, A DISTANCE OF 140.55 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A -3547 Ellington Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 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 20th day of June, 2013. 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), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; 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), via Florida Relay Service. 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. 28-2010-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), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); 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 19, BLOCK 17, HYDE PARK, 2ND REPLAT, 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 16th 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 (863) 534-4686 (voice), (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. May 26; June 2, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282009CA001553AOOOXX U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR GSR 2006-9F, Plaintiff, vs. LARENCE CHARLES PARKER; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED, AS A NOMINEE FOR HOMEFIELD FINANCIAL, INC.; MARIA RIVERA PARKER; NADINE A. SMITH; STEVEN E. SMITH;UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure Sale dated the 24th day of May, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282009CA001553AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE GSR MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-9F is the Plaintiff and LARENCE CHARLES PARKER; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED, AS A NOMINEE FOR HOMEFIELD FINANCIAL, INC.; MARIA RIVERA PARKER; STEVEN E. SMITH; NADINE A. SMITH and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) 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 25th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT ``A'' Exhibit ``A'' Legal Description: A portion of the South 350 Feet of the North 600 feet of the fractional Southeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 8, Township 37 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of the Southeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 8; thence run South 00 degrees 00'00'' West along the East line of said Section 8, a distance of 449.96 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 00 degrees 00'00'' West along said line a distance of 149.95 feet; thence North 88 degrees 29'00'' West a distance of 452 feet more or less to the waters edge of Lake Huntley; thence Northwesterly along the waters edge of Lake Huntley a distance of 166 feet more or less; thence South 87 degrees 18'57'' East, a distance of 479 feet more or less to the Point of Beginning. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs 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 (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 24th day of May, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp 09-48448 June 2, 9, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 282011CA000809XXAXMX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP; Plaintiff, vs. HOMER RAY DORSEY AKA HOMER R. DORSEY, ET AL; Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 23, 2013, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, on July 9, 2013 the following described property: LOT 1731 AND LOT 1732, OF AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 92, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 2495 N HIGHLANDS BLVD, AVON PARK, FL 33825-0000 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand on 24th day of May, 2013. /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court, Highlands County (COURT SEAL) 11-06411 June 2, 9, 2013 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 POSSESSION 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 (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12000034GCS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. PAUL GOSNEY A/K/A JOHN GOSNEY A/K/A JOHN P. GOSNEY, ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated May 21, 2013 and entered in Case No. 12000034GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A., is Plaintiff and PAUL GOSNEY A/K/A JOHN GOSNEY A/K/A JOHN P. GOSNEY; PATRICIA GOSNEY; EAGLE NEST HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the named defendants, whether living or not, and whether said unknown parties claims as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, or in any other capacity, claiming by, through under or against the named Defendants are the Defendants, I 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., on the 20th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 4, EAGLES NEST ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE(S) 14, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Street Address: 2582 Abell Road, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. 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C M Y K Page A10News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com 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. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is 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 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 The 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. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 26, 2013. Personal Representative: Polly Riddell 15 Twin Lakes Road Lake 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 CASE NO. 282012CA000827XXXXXX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs ELIZABETH MOMPLAISIR; et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated May 21, 2012 and entered in Case No. 282012CA000827XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff and ELIZABETH MOMPLAISIR; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ELIZABETH MOMPLAISIR; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. 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 Michalak AS DEPUTY CLERK May 26; June 2, 2013 LOTS 2096, 2097 AND 2098, AVON PARK 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 DAY OF May, 2013. By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA May 26; June 2, 2013 1050LegalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 2, 2013Page A11 Contact UsBy Phone(863) 385-6155By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/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. 7520Pets & Supplies VCR TAPESApprox. 45 Assorted! Suspense, Comedy, Horror etc. All Good. $15. 863-402-2285 UPRIGHT VACUUMBAGLESS Completely Reconditioned. 30 Day Guarantee! $25. 863-402-2285 MOUTAIN BIKE/ Men's 26 Inch / 18 Speed / Good Condition. $40. 863-402-2285 ELECTRIC WEEDWACKERS $10 EACH. 863-386-0873. COLEMAN LANTERNS(4) DUAL MANTLE. All 4 for $40. Will separate. 863-402-2285 7310Bargain Buys 7000 Merchandise SUN NLAKES 2/1, 1 Car garage, Fenced Yard. Central Air. $600/mo. 917-657-3701. SEBRING ** COTTAGE * 1BR / 1BA, Carport, Nice,Private Woodlawn area. Air & Heat, W/D hookup. No Pets. Lawn Service included. $400/mo. plus $300 security deposit. Call 863-465-9100 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 AVON PARKLakes Estate 3/3, wood fenced back yard, .02 miles walking distance to lake. 4.5 miles to 27 North. $650/mo. + dep. Limited pets. 865-207-8279 or 863-257-5432. 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. plus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses 6200UnfurnishedApartments BEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING2BR/1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping. RENTED! 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 386-503-8953RELAX ATLake Isis Villas** Luxurious ** 1 BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartments 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 AVON PARKBeautiful Lake View. 2BR/1BA. Includes Water & Garbage. Washer & Dryer connection. Safe neighborhood. Dead End St. Pets allowed. No Pitt Bulls. $450 + Deposit. 863-453-4914 or 863-414-2871 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 NEW PALMHARBOR MOBILE CONDO $39,900 http://www.palmharbor.com/modelcenter/plantcity/ John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesSIGN/GRAPHICS BUSINESS FOR SALE. Includes: Equipment/Inventory/Bucket Truck. Owner relocating. $35K. Call 863-873-1181 or 863-452-5668. 3050BusinessOpportunities 3000 Financial SPANISH INSTRUCTOR(F/T) Application deadline: 6/20/13. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132. EA/EO 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) 382-9443 or Fax resume to (863) 382-9242 MANAGEMENT COUPLENEEDED for a beautiful manufactured home community in Sebring, Fl., $2000.00 monthly salary plus a commission on all sales. Housing and basic utilities included. A stable prior work history is required. Fax resume to Scott @ 941-794-0246. 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 atwww.jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida (Avon Park) LOOKING FORRECEPTIONIST/DATA ENTRY P/T, may turn into full time, for busy Insurance Agency. No experience needed. Detail oriented, responsible, computer literate, bi-lingual preferred. Please contact Julie or Eva @ 863-402-0603 or email resume to: sebringinsurance@gmail.com. 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 www.jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida863-452-5141 DIESEL MECHANICNEEDED for local hollowcore precast company. Welding/Electrical skills required. Competitive benefit package. Email resume/salary requirements to juliem@floridaprecastind.com. Fax: 863-655-1215 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 IF 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. FULL TIMESTAFF ACCOUNTANT wanted by local CPA firm. Send Resume to Box #128 The News-Sun, 2227 US 27 S. Sebring, FL, 33870 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment 1100Announcements Notice is hereby given that Downtown Mini Storage LLC will sell at public auction at 195 S. Railroad Ave., Avon Park, Florida 33825 at 1:00 P.M. Saturday 15th June 2013 to the highest bidder. Items held for Shiretta Moses: vacuum, suitcase, kids electric trike, child seat, boxes & bags of unknown contents. Items held for Rhonda Washington: sombrero, boys bike, instrument cases, bed frame, fishing rod, cooler, boxes & bags of unknown contents. Items held for Kicha Hester: pool ladder, Christmas tree, 2 coolers, cabinet, golf clubs, fan, boxes and bags of unknown contents. Items held for Brittany Wall: 2 strollers, couch, lamp, tv table, ladder, nightstand, wicker end table, clothing, porch table. June 2, 5, 2013 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engagein business under the fictitious name of FIREHOUSE DIGITAL BILLBOARDS located at 1025 US 27 South, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 30th day of May, 2013. Charles A. Lowrance June 2, 2013 Notice Under Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of ``Spires Construction'' located at 9570 Payne Road, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33875 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 20th day of May, 2013. SAS Roofing and Home Improvement, LLC June 2, 2013 Florida Bar Number: 10756 Reed & Mawhinney, P.L. 1611 Harden Blvd. Lakeland, FL 33803 Telephone: (863) 687-1771 Fax: (863) 687-1775 E-Mail: andy@polklawyer.com Secondary E-Mail: linda@polklawyer.com May 26; June 2, 2013 1050Legals 2100Help WantedCHECK 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. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified 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(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; COUNTRY CLUB VILLAS I OF SPRING LAKE HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION, INC.; 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), via Florida Relay Service. May 26; June 2, 2013AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00030300 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00030301

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C M Y K Page A12News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com WARREN'S AUTO SALES #2; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, weather page; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 2 2 8 8 BOWYER PHYSICAL THERAPY; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, weather page; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 5 5 5

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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING Anew coaching search is on as Sebring baseball front man Buck Rapp has turned in his resignation of the post. Eight years after coming back to the program he once played in, two years after taking over for retired Hall of Famer Hoppy Rewis, Rapp found himself being tugged i na different direction. I want to take time to be dadfor a while, instead of Coach Rapp, he said. Ive got two young boys, ages 5 and 2, and I realized, I can always come back to coaching at some point, but I can never get back the time I might miss with my kids. My wife would have been supportive either way, as B ear Bryant once said, Theres a special place in Heaven for coaches wives, he continued. But I think she was pretty happy with the decision I made. In his first season at the helm a year ago, the Blue Streaks went 17-9, 6-0 in District 9-6Aplay and claimed a spot in the state playoffs. This past season saw a bit of a dip, as the ebb and flow of prep sports is wont to do, w itha 10-18 overall record and 3-3 mark in the district. But again, the squad qualified for the state playoffs and played a tough Mitchell team close, falling by a 4-1 score before the Mustangs went on to reach the Elite Eight. This team will be returning a good nucleus with a lot of young talent coming up the next few years, Rapp said. Ill still be around the program some to help ease the transition for the next coach that comes in, and SPORTS B SECTION Inside This Section Seminoles get NCAA win . . .B3 Gators fall to Austin Peay . . .B3 Triple Crown drought . . .B3 News-Sun Sunday, June 2, 2013 News-Sun file photo by SCOTTDRESSEL After eight seasons with the Blue Streak program, the last two as head coach, Buck Rapp has decided to resign his duties for now. Courtesy photo From her days starring for the Lady Dragons, Charlotte Clanton Bauder is now taking the helm as the head coach of Lake Placid volleyball. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAs Buck Rapp leaves the helm of the team he once played for, Charlotte Clanton Bauder is just now entering into the dream scenario as she embarks on her first season at the helm of the Lady Dragon volleyball team. A1999 graduate after starring on the varsity squad, Clanton-Bauder went on and played two seasons at SFCC under head coach Karen Hollar. And while she had a scholarship offer to continue playing, a look toward the future altered her path. I had a scholarship to play at Palm Beach Atlantic, but decided not to play, Clanton Bauder said. As much as I loved playing, I was ready to finish school and move on. Move ahead was more like it, as she certainly wasnt intending to move on from the game. I was the player that didnt just play, she said. I liked the whole aspect of the game and was always studying it. In my mind, I guess Ive always wanted to be a coach as my way to stay in the game. And so she did. After moving back to the area in Clanton Bauder assisted former Lake Placid head coach Marilyn Jones for a year before moving to Sebring and starting the Club Crush travel team. Then it was on to South Florida Community College where she was an assistant to Kim Crawford Clanton Bauder returns to lead Lady Dragons Out with the (not so) old, In with the (not so) new Rapp resigns from Blue Streaks baseball See RAPP, Page B4 See LP, Page B4 By ANDREWSELIGMAN Associated PressTwo endings around 3 a.m. and another game that took 17 innings. Several big league teams definitely went deep this week deep into the night, that is. It all started Thursday night in St. Louis when what appeared to be a routine interleague game turned into something else. Thanks to a marathon rain delay and a decision to wait it out, the Kansas City Royals wound up beating the Cardinals 4-2 after 3 oclock in the morning. It was interesting. But for us, its good, Royals outfielder Jeff Francoeur said. Calling it a long night would be an understatement. Francoeur noticed the sun rising Friday as Kansas Citys plane landed in Texas and saw people having breakfast as the Royals arrived at their hotel near Dallas. By late Friday, overnight baseball had turned into a trend. The Tampa Bay Rays endured nearly five hours of rain delays in Cleveland before beating the Indians 92 for their sixth straight win in a game that began on Friday night in May and ended early Saturday in June. Scheduled to start at 7:05 p.m., the game was delayed three times before finally resuming at 12:13 a.m. 2 hours, 39 minutes after the third and longest delay. Its a very awkward way to do this, said Rays manager Joe Maddon, who spent the weather stoppages monitoring the storms on an iPad in his office. But if youre going to stick around that long you might as well win. The teams were delayed a total of 4:49, long enough for the calendar to change before nine innings were played. It ended at 2:53 a.m., giving them a short turnaround before a 1:05 p.m. start on Saturday. About 20 minutes after the final out in Cleveland, the San Diego Padres pulled out a 4-3 victory over Toronto on Jesus Guzmans run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning. The winning hit came three innings after the 14th-inning stretch. The game lasted 4:58 and concluded after midnight on the West Coast. Clayton Richard (1-5), who had been scheduled to start Saturday night, entered in the 16th and pitched two scoreless innings for the win in his first relief appearance since May 2009 with the Chicago White Sox. I was hoping I would get a win today. I was assuming it was going to be later in the day, Richard said. Thats the crazy thing about baseball. You never really know what youre going to get. You come to the park thinking youve got a plan and it gets turned upside down. It was fun, though. Thats part of the fun of the game is being in situations where something different happens. The Royals and Cardinals should have known something was up Thursday when the first pitch was delayed an hour by rain. The game moved quickly after that right up until the top of the ninth inning, with the Royals leading and the rain back in force. Umpire crew chief Joe West had a decision to make. With the game the last meeting between the two teams this season, a new rule added this year gave West the choice to call the game in a decision that would wipe out the top of the ninth and give the Cardinals a 2-1 win, based on the score from the previous completed inning. West chose to wait out the rain. And wait. And wait some more. After 4 1/2 miserable hours, the game resumed shortly after 3 a.m. CDTand the final out came at 3:14 a.m. Kansas City left for a series in Texas and the Cardinals went home to sleep a bit before a home series against San Francisco. The opener was postponed by inclement weather Friday night no rain had fallen at Busch Stadium before the game was called that included tornado warnings in the area. The teams were to play a day-night doubleheader Saturday. Meanwhile, the weary Royals were beaten 7-2 by the Rangers. And the umpiring crew from St. Louis? They had a matinee in Chicago, with the first pitch scheduled just 10 hours after the final out early Friday at Busch Stadium. We worry about that game when we get to that one, West told a pool reporter after Thursday nights game. We had to worry about this game. Rain delays, extra innings keep MLB up late MCTphoto The Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer hits a two-run double to give his team the lead in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, May 30, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Rain delays would make the two teams wait 4 1/2 hours before the ninth inning, and game, could be completed. See DELAYS, Page B3 Associated PressCHAPELHILL, N.C. Andrew Parker hit a three-run homer in the sixth while starter Mike Volpe allowed one unearned run in seven innings to help Towson beat Florida Atlantic 7-2 on Friday in the NCAA tournaments Chapel Hill Regional. Parkers blast capped a five-run inning for the third-seeded Tigers (3028) in their first NCAA appearance in 22 years. Volpe (10-3) allowed four hits and threw 120 pitches before leaving with a 7-0 lead after walking the leadoff batter in the eighth. Peter Bowles and Dominic Fratantuono also drove in runs in the sixth for Towson, while Brendan Butler added a solo homer in the eighth. Jeremy Strawn (5-3) allowed seven hits and five runs in five innings for the second-seeded Owls (39-21), who had won 11 straight including a run to the Sun Belt Conference tournament title. Tyler Rocklein and Brendon Sanger drove in the Owlstwo eighthinning runs after Volpes exit. Towson beats Florida Atlantic 7-2 in NCAAs Associated PressLOUISVILLE, Ky. Chris Diaz struck out 10 in seven shutout innings and Garrett Kennedy homered as No. 2 seed Miami cruised past Oklahoma State 7-0 in the first game of the Louisville regional Friday. The Hurricanes (37-23) were without coach Jim Morris, who did not make the trip to Louisville due to pneumonia. He has been hospitalized in Durham, N.C., since Saturday. Assistant coach Gino DiMare led the team Friday. Diaz made things pretty easy for DiMare as he pitched out of trouble a few times. The left-handed sophomore loaded the bases in the second and fifth innings, but escaped with inning-ending strikeouts. Miami took an early lead on Kennedys solo homer in the bottom of the second, and a four-run fifth was too much for the Cowboys (39-18) to overcome. Oklahoma State start er Jason Hursh gave up five runs three earned and seven hits in 4 1/3 innings. Diaz solid as Miami shuts down Oklahoma St. 7-0

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C M Y K 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. Each day will have a different theme: Crafts/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.APHS Cheer ClinicA VONPARK The Avon Park High School Cheerleading Clinic will be held Monday-Thursday, June 10-13, from 8 a.m.-Noon each day in the high school gym. The clinic is open to ages 4 through 8th grade and the cost is $40, with second child in family at $20. Lunch is provided and all participants will receive a clinic T-shirt and will be invited to peform at the Red Devils first home football game. For more information, contact coach Rose Kirby or Tammy Williams.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. Emails 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. Additional hours will be added once school 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) instructional sessions. Each will last two weeks and the swim class meets each weekday, Monday through Friday. The Program will offer eight (8) types 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 Aquat ic 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.SFSC Volleyball CampsAVON PARK Lady Panther V olleyball is again offering summer camps, both indoor and out on the sand courts, for players from Grade 6 and up who wish to learn the game and sharpen their skills for the upcoming fall seasons. For the indoor camps, there will be five different four-day sessions to choose from, with separate times for those from grades 6-8 and those from grades 9-12. The first indoor session runs MondayThursday, June 10-13, with the younger players meeting from 9:30 a.m.-Noon each day, and the older campers meeting from 1:30-4 p.m. The remaing four sessions will run June 17-20, June 24-27, July 8-11 and July 1518, with the same time frames. Cost is $100 per session, or $30 per daily session. Out on the sand volleyball courts at SFSC, there will be five Friday sessions, meeting from 9:30-11:30 each day, with a total cost of $125, or $30 per daily session. The meeting dates for the sand camp are Fridays June 14, 21, 28, July 12 and 19. For both indoor and sand camps, there is a limit of 20 athletes per session. For more information, contact Lady Panther head coach Kim Crawford at Kimberly.Crawford@southflorida.edu or (863) 784-7037.Heartland Football CampSEBRING The 2013 Heartland Football Camp will kick off on Friday, July 5, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Highlands County Sports Complex in Sebring. The camp is for players from grades 412, as of the fall of 2013, with a cost of $35 per camper. Football fundamentals, speed and agility training, character development and guest speakers will make up the day, headed by Blue Streak head coach LaVaar Scott and assistants Mike Avirett and Princeton Harris. Former Miami Hurricanes and South Florida Bulls players and coaches on hand, along with many more college standouts that will be coaching the campers. Cost of the camp instruction as well as insurance, lunch, camp T-shirt, awards and gifts. Cash and/or checks are accepted, with checks made out to Wings of Faith Christian Worship Center, with check memo reading Mary Toney Hope Foundation. For more information, contact Coach Scott at 214-3880, LaV39@yahoo.com or Coach Avirett at 381-4098, or Coach Harris at 381-8898. CONFERENCE FINALS(Best-of-7) (x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEMiami 3, Indiana 2 Miami 103, Indiana 102, OT Indiana 97, Miami 93 Miami 114, Indiana 96 Tuesday: Indiana 99, Miami 92 Thursday: Miami 90, Indiana 79 Saturday: Miami at Indiana, late x-Monday, June 3: Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m.WESTERN CONFERENCESan Antonio 4, Memphis 0 San Antonio 105, Memphis 83 San Antonio 93, Memphis 89, OT Saturday: San Antonio 104, Memphis 93, OT San Antonio 93, Memphis 86CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEPittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1 Boston 4, N.Y. Rangers 1WESTERN CONFERENCEChicago 4, Detroit 3 Los Angeles 4, San Jose 3CONFERENCE FINALS(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEBoston vs. Pittsburgh Saturday: Boston at Pittsburgh, late Monday, June 3: Boston at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 5: Pittsburgh at Boston, 8 p.m. Friday, June 7: Pittsburgh at Boston, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, June 9: Boston at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. x-Tuesday, June 11: Pittsburgh at Boston, TBD x-Wednesday, June 12: Boston at Pittsburgh, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCELos Angeles vs. Chicago Saturday: Los Angeles at Chicago, late Sunday, June 2: Los Angeles at Chicago, 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 4: Chicago at Los Angeles, 9 p.m. Thursday, June 6: Chicago at Los Angeles, 9 p.m. x-Saturday, June 8: Los Angeles at Chicago, 8 p.m. x-Monday, June 10: Chicago at Los Angeles, 9 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 12: Los Angeles at Chicago, TBDAMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston3323.589 New York3123.5741 Baltimore3124.5641.5 Tampa Bay3024.5562 Toronto2332.4189.5 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit2924.547 Cleveland2925.537.5 Chicago2428.4624.5 Minnesota2329.4425.5 Kansas City2230.4236.5 West Division WLPctGB Texas3420.630 Oakland3224.5713 Los Angeles2530.4559.5 Seattle2431.43610.5 Houston1837.32716.5 ___ Thursdays Games Texas 9, Arizona 5 Chicago Cubs 8, Chicago White Sox 3 Seattle 7, San Diego 1 San Francisco 5, Oakland 2 Boston 9, Philadelphia 2 Cleveland 7, Cincinnati 1 Pittsburgh 1, Detroit 0, 11 innings N.Y. Mets 3, N.Y. Yankees 1 Baltimore 2, Washington 0 Tampa Bay 5, Miami 2 Atlanta 11, Toronto 3 Minnesota 8, Milwaukee 6 Kansas City 4, St. Louis 2 Houston 7, Colorado 5 L.A. Angels 3, L.A. Dodgers 2 Fridays Games N.Y. Yankees 4, Boston 1 Baltimore 7, Detroit 5 Tampa Bay 9, Cleveland 2 Texas 7, Kansas City 2 Seattle 3, Minnesota 0 Oakland 3, Chicago White Sox 0 Houston 6, L.A. Angels 3 San Diego 4, Toronto 3, 17 innings Saturdays Games Tampa Bay at Cleveland, late Seattle at Minnesota, late Chicago White Sox at Oakland, late Detroit at Baltimore, late Kansas City at Texas, late Boston at N.Y. Yankees, late Houston at L.A. Angels, late Toronto at San Diego, late Sundays Games Tampa Bay (Hellickson 2-2) at Cleveland (McAllister 4-4), 1:05 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 2-2) at Baltimore (Gausman 0-2), 1:35 p.m. Seattle (Bonderman 0-0) at Minnesota (Diamond 3-4), 2:10 p.m. Kansas City (E.Santana 3-5) at Texas (Darvish 7-2), 3:05 p.m. Houston (Lyles 2-1) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 4-3), 3:35 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Sale 5-2) at Oakland (Parker 3-6), 4:05 p.m. Boston (Buchholz 7-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 6-3), 8:05 p.m. Toronto (Morrow 2-3) at San Diego (Volquez 4-5), 10:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta3222.593 Washington2827.5094.5 Philadelphia2629.4736.5 New York2230.4239 Miami1441.25518.5 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis3518.660 Cincinnati3421.6182 Pittsburgh3421.6182 Chicago2330.43412 Milwaukee2033.37715 West Division WLPctGB Arizona3024.556 San Francisco2925.5371 Colorado2827.5092.5 San Diego2529.4635 Los Angeles2330.4346.5 ___ Thursdays Games Texas 9, Arizona 5 Chicago Cubs 8, Chicago White Sox 3 Seattle 7, San Diego 1 San Francisco 5, Oakland 2 Boston 9, Philadelphia 2 Cleveland 7, Cincinnati 1 Pittsburgh 1, Detroit 0, 11 innings N.Y. Mets 3, N.Y. Yankees 1 Baltimore 2, Washington 0 Tampa Bay 5, Miami 2 Atlanta 11, Toronto 3 Minnesota 8, Milwaukee 6 Kansas City 4, St. Louis 2 Houston 7, Colorado 5 L.A. Angels 3, L.A. Dodgers 2 Fridays Games Chicago Cubs 7, Arizona 2 Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 0 Milwaukee 8, Philadelphia 5 Miami 5, N.Y. Mets 1 Washington 3, Atlanta 2 San Francisco at St. Louis, ppd., rain L.A. Dodgers 7, Colorado 5, 10 innings San Diego 4, Toronto 3, 17 innings Saturdays Games Milwaukee at Philadelphia, late L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, late N.Y. Mets at Miami, late Arizona at Chicago Cubs, late Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, late San Francisco at St. Louis, late Washington at Atlanta, late Toronto at San Diego, late Sundays Games N.Y. Mets (Harvey 5-0) at Miami (Slowey 1-5), 1:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Latos 5-0) at Pittsburgh (J.Gomez 2-0), 1:35 p.m. Milwaukee (Fiers 1-3) at Philadelphia (Lee 6-2), 1:35 p.m. Washington (Karns 0-0) at Atlanta (Maholm 6-4), 1:35 p.m. San Francisco (Gaudin 0-1) at St. Louis (Lyons 2-0), 2:15 p.m. Arizona (Corbin 8-0) at Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 1-7), 2:20 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 6-2) at Colorado (J.De La Rosa 6-3), 4:10 p.m. Toronto (Morrow 2-3) at San Diego (Volquez 4-5), 10:10 p.m.NATIONAL CONFERENCECentral Division WLTPctPFPA Chicago550.500542542 San Antonio450.444392423 Iowa460.400464464 West Division WLTPctPFPA Arizona910.900679468 San Jose720.778475424 Spokane730.700662548 Utah450.444469468AMERICAN CONFERENCESouth Division WLTPctPFPA Jacksonville730.700520446 Tampa Bay640.600574528 Orlando270.222444537 New Orleans180.111346546 Eastern Division WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia540.556531461 Pittsburgh360.333345461 Cleveland270.222407534 ___ Saturdays Games Arizona at Philadelphia, late Pittsburgh at Jacksonville, late Chicago at Orlando, late Cleveland at New Orleans, late Tampa Bay at Iowa, late San Jose at Spokane, late Mondays Game Utah at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League CLEVELAND INDIANSAgreed to terms with RHP Chris Jakubauskas on a minor league contract and assigned him to Columbus (IL). NEW YORK YANKEESActivated 1B Mark Teixeira from the 60-day DL and 3B Kevin Youkilis from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Ivan Nova and LHP Vidal Nuno to Scranton-Wilkes-Barre (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICSActivated OF Josh Reddick from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Luke Montz to Sacramento (PCL). TAMPA BAY RAYSOptioned RHP Alex Colome to Durham (IL). Recalled LHP Jeff Beliveau from Durham. TEXAS RANGERSSent RHP Alexi Ogando to Frisco (Texas) on an injury rehabilitation assignment. Reinstated INF Mike Olt from the Round Rock (PCL) DL and transferred him to Frisco. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKSPlaced 3B Eric Chavez on the 15-day DL. Activated INF-OF Willie Bloomquist off the 15-day DL. LOS ANGELES DODGERSSelected the contract of RHP Peter Moylan from Albuquerque (PCL). Transferred LHP Scott Elbert to the 60day DL. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIESReleased RHP Chad Durbin. Recalled LHP Joe Savery from Lehigh Valley (IL). PITTSBURGH PIRATESRecalled OF Alex Presley from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned INF Josh Harrison to Indianapolis. Activated INF Chase d'Arnaud from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Indianapolis. ST. LOUIS CARDINALSOptioned RHP Mitchell Boggs to Memphis (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Keith Butler from Springfield (Texas).BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association NBASuspended Miami Heat F Chris Andersen for one game without pay and upgraded Andersen's foul to a Flagrant 2. MILWAUKEE BUCKSAnnounced they have reached an agreement in principle to hire Larry Drew as their coach. TORONTO RAPTORSNamed Masai Ujiri general manager.FOOTBALLNational Football League NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSReleased OL Tyronne Green and WR TJ Moe. SAN FRANCISC0 49ERSSigned RB Marcus Lattimore to a four-year contract. ST. LOUIS RAMSAnnounced RB Isaiah Pead was suspended for the season opener for violating the NFLs substance abuse policy.HOCKEYNational Hockey League CHICAGO BLACKHAWKSAgreed to terms with F Alex Broadhurst on a three-year entry-level contract. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 2, 2013Page B3 YMCA flag; 5.542"; 5"; Black; YMCA flag football sponsorship; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 5 5 8 8 He declined comment on Friday. MLB spokesman Michael Teevan praised West and his crew for handling a challenging situation very well. We appreciate the efforts of both clubs, the umpires and particularly the Cardinalsgrounds crew, and we are glad that the game was played to completion, he added. Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum shrugged off any concerns about sleepdeprived umpires calling Friday afternoons game against Arizona. The Cubs extended their winning streak to five with a 7-2 victory. Sometimes we get in at 3:15 in the morning. They dont have to get to the park that early, so they get plenty of sleep, Sveum said. Thats not something thats going to dictate the game. The near-capacity crowd of 43,916 in St. Louis was down to a couple hundred hardy souls when the game ended. Joe West did a tremendous job, said Royals manager Ned Yost, whose team snapped an eight-game skid with the victory. He was ready to wait as long as we could. He just felt that we were getting close to that point. He came into the office, Joe, weve got 15 minutes of rain left and its gone.He goes, well, thats not what I heard. Look, lets go outside.And we went outside, and it stopped raining. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny and general manager John Mozeliak lobbied during the delay for an eight-inning St. Louis win. W est said the Cardinals did not express their frustrations to him directly, made no statement and did not lodge a protest. Either way, Matheny sounded less than thrilled with the decision to wait out the rain. Im not going to sit here and start bashing the league for whats going on, he said. But we certainly ended up on the short end of that and we can be paying for it for a couple of days here. There must be a bigger reward out there that I dont see. Mozeliak said he was concerned about players getting injured because of the delay and the wet conditions, although he praised the grounds crew and added it would have been a PR nightmare if they had to revert back to the eighth inning. I did feel compelled that we try to get this game in because that would have been unfair to them had it just reverted back to the eighth, Mozeliak said. For the Royals, the long night wasnt their first this week. They endured one getting to St. Louis after Tuesdays game against the Cardinals in Kansas City. Problems with their plane forced them to take a bus across the state, and they didnt arrive until 5 a.m. On Thursday, Royals catcher Adam Moore said no one took a nap during the long delay. Instead, they played cards. Until we saw that window come, and then they came in and gave us a heads up, that we may have a time frame to go back out there, he said, we were just kind of hanging out in the clubhouse, trying to stay loose as best as we could. AP Sports Writers Ronald Blum and Mike Fitzpatrick in New York, Stephen Hawkins in Arlington, Texas, Tom Withers in Cleveland and Bernie Wilson in San Diego, and freelance writers Brian Sandalow in Chicago and Jason L. Young in St. Louis contributed to this report. Continued from B1 Delays wreak havoc with travel plans Associated Press BLOOMINGTON, Ind. Michael Davis hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift second-seeded Austin Peay to a 4-3 win over thirdseeded Florida in the first game of an NCAAregional Friday. With runners on second and third and one out in the inning, Davis who was hitless entering the at-bat ripped a towering flyball to left field that carried over the fence with the help of a strong wind. It was the 16th consecutive win for the Governors (46-13). Florida (29-29) led 3-1 in the sixth when Casey Turgeon and Taylor Gushue drew one-out walks from Zach Hall, and Justin Shafer of Lake Wales followed with a three-run homer off reliever Lee Ridenhour. Davis HR helps Austin Peay beat Florida 4-3 By BRENTKALLESTAD Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Stephen McGee hit a tworun homer to cap a five-run second inning as Florida State routed Savannah State 10-0 Friday in openinground play of the NCAA regionals. Scott Sitz (10-1) scattered seven hits and struck out eight before leaving with one out in the eighth. In his last three postseason appearances, Sitz has fanned 24 in 18 innings and allowed just two runs. Florida State roughed up Savannah State ace Kyle McGowin (12-2) for 10 runs in the first three innings. Marcus Davis drove in four runs for the Seminoles (45-15) with a pair of doubles and a single, while D.J. Stewart knocked in three runs with a double and two singles. Florida State, the No. 7 seed, extended its regional tournament winning streak to 17, dating to 2008. The Seminoles were to meet Troy in Saturdays winnersbracket, while Savannah State (33-22) will take on Alabama in an elimination game. Sitz sharp as Florida St tops Savannah St 10-0 By BETH HARRIS APRacing WriterThirty-five years. Thirtysix by the time the Belmont Stakes rolls around next June and theres a chance maybe of horse racings first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed. Its the longest dry spell in history. Everyone who loves the sport has a theory on why a 3year-old thoroughbred hasnt b een able to sweep the K entucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont. Changes in breeding. Atougher road to the Derby. Bigger fields in the three races. And then theres luck. It takes a special horse, s aid Steve Cauthen, who rode Affirmed in 1978. And you need things to not go wrong for you. Its not impossible, or at least it wasnt. Since Sir Barton won what later became known as the Triple Crown in 1919, 10 other thoroughbreds have completed the feat, including three each in the s, s and s. Most recently, Secretariat set track records on the way to his sweep in 1973, followed by Seattle Slew in and A ffirmed the next year. Back then, the question was w hether the series had become too easy. Not anym ore. Sure, there have been 11 Triple possibilities since Affirmed, and there could have been 12 except that Ill Have Another was scratched the day before the Belmont last year with a tendon injury. Hopes were dashed again this year, as Kentucky Derby winner Orb lost in the Preakness to Oxbow, leaving next Saturdays Belmont Stakes almost an afterthought despite its $1 million purse. It would be great for racing if a horse wins it and at the same time the fact no one has been able to do it for so long makes it that more exciting, that much more intriguing, said trainer Todd Pletcher, who won the 2010 Derby with Super Saver. The Triple Crown is run on a compressed schedule, just five weeks from start to finish. Each race varies in distance, from 11/4 miles at the Derby to 1 3/16 miles at the Preakness to 11/2 miles at the Belmont different tracks and crowded fields, with 20 horses typically contesting the rough-and-tumble Derby. To understand what a Triple try means to racing fans, just look at Belmont attendance. The track on Long Island might draw in the neighborhood of 50,000 fans when racings greatest prize isnt on the line. But when it is, the numbers soar. From 2002-04, the race attracted its three largest crowds more than 100,000 each year and in 2008, more than 94,000 packed Belmont Park only to see Big Brown fail to finish his Triple bid as DaTara pulled off an upset. Those years also netted the most eyeballs for NBC and ABCs telecasts of the race. The networks posted monster viewership each year, with the highest number of 21.86 million tuning in for Smarty Jonesattempt in 2004. The small colt helped bring in a record 120,139 fans to Belmont that day. Seattle Slew is the only Triple Crown winner to account for one of the top-10 crowds on Belmont day. His winning bid in 1977 attracted 71,026 back when the feat wasnt as publicized because TVwas primarily three channels, cable was in its infancy, and the Internet and social media didnt exist. Thats not all that has changed about the racing landscape. Tracks were once among the few outlets for gambling but now casinos dot the landscape, wagers can be placed online from home, poker tournaments air in prime time and lottery jackpots are in the hundreds of millions. Its easy to make a case that its become harder to win a Triple Crown since the 1970s, too. Under a new system instituted this year by Churchill Downs, there is increased pressure to qualify for the Kentucky Derby by racking up points in designated races. If a horse doesnt have enough points, then those prep races turn into mustwins. Qualifying was previously based on earnings in graded stakes races, a bigger pool. Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, who owns a record 14 victories in Triple Crown races, views the series as five races, including a couple of preps, instead of just the Derby, Preakness and Belmont. Its becoming increasingly more difficult to perform, he said. You cant take a soft approach to the Derby. Youve got to have two or three tough races to get into the darn thing. When you get here (at the Derby), youve used up a certain amount of energy. Still, horses today have lighter schedules than their ancestors, with trainers choosing to run their horses sparingly and allowing ample time between races. Orb made just three starts this year before winning the Derby, typical of many Triple Crown contenders. Verrazano, who finished 14th in the Derby, didnt run at all as a 2-year-old. They dont seem to be overall quite as tough or durable as horses in the past, said Cauthen, who now breeds horses on his farm in Verona, Ky. Affirmed ran nine or 10 times as a 2-yearold and he thrived on his racing. Thirty years ago, it was nothing to race a horse every couple of weeks and sometimes you might race them twice in a week. You dont see that much anymore. Im not saying theyre wrong, but its a different mindset. They want their horses to be as fresh as possible and are priming them for a certain race, and some of the horses are racing just four or five times (overall) before they get to the Derby. By comparison, 1948 Triple Crown winner Citation raced 16 times before the Kentucky Derby. Secretariat raced 12 times before the Derby, while Seattle Slew raced six times. I have so much respect for those (11) horses, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said. They were not only fast and really good horses, they were made of iron. Trainers have to adjust their methods to their horses, making sure the four-legged athletes are rested yet fit enough to run on the three big days. Once you get into the Triple Crown series then it is really difficult to keep the energy level up, the soundness, keep them focused and keep them happy, Lukas said. Time is your ally when youre training horses and you dont get it. If we had more spacing it would be a lot easier. It makes it difficult and thats why the Triple Crown is such a special and hard-toachieve honor. Breeding has changed since the glut of Triple Crown winners in the 1970s, when the industry was focused on breeding horses to race them as opposed to todays emphasis on sales. I think thats legitimate and that goes to the whole sales theory that you have to have something perform quickly for the new buyer, said Ogden Mills Dinny Phipps, a prominent breeder and co-owner of Orb. That can be a small thing, but I dont think its THE reason. While foal crops are greater these days, the number of horses being bred and trained to race has been dropping in the last five years due to the recession, reduced purse money, breeding fees and sales prices. The guys in Kentucky have figured out that the horses that sell well, those are the ones they want to breed, Lukas said. They dont get too concerned about step two, thats how are they going to turn out as racehorses. They want them to look good, and they breed them that way. Yet even with racing deemphasized, the horses competing for the Triple find the going tougher. Previous winners faced much smaller fields, creating fewer traffic problems. I dont like 20-horse fields, Phipps said. I dont think its fair on the horse, and I dont think it always creates the right winner. Only Omaha (1935), War Admiral (1937) and Assault (1946) began their Triple Crown bid in a Kentucky Derby that had more than 15 starters. Affirmed faced 22 rivals in the whole series. Big Brown? Try 38. There also have long been questions about how medications affect racing, not only illegal drugs but those allowed on race day, including Lasix, an anti-bleeding medication. There has been a movement to ban Lasix in the U.S. like it is in other countries but prominent Kentucky veterinarian Dr. Larry Bramlage doesnt think it has affected the Triple Crown. I dont think on that issue that its played any role at all, he said. Its duration is so short-lived that as long as the horse is eating a normal diet and has access to water, it would never have a residual effect from the Derby to the Preakness and to the Belmont Stakes to affect the likelihood of a Triple Crown winner. Bad racing luck, however, has done in some potential history-makers. Anose was all that separated Real Quiet from racing immortality. He was beaten by the smallest of margins in the 1998 Belmont, when Victory Gallop stuck his nose in front at the wire. Real Quiet is the one Ive always felt got away from me, said Baffert, who also had his Triple Crown hopes dashed in 1997 with Silver Charm. He was ready to do it. On the morning of the 1979 Belmont, a safety pin was discovered embedded in Spectacular Bids hoof. He didnt appear lame, so he ran in the race. His teenage jockey, Ron Franklin, gunned the colt to the early lead before he eventually faded to third. In the end, it may just come down to waiting for a horse thats more durable and tougher than all the competition. We havent had a dominant horse like Secretariat or Slew lately, Lukas said. Well get a Triple Crown winner when we get a dominant horse. Myriad factors lead to Triple Crown drought

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C M Y K Page B4News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com Airboat Show; 5.542"; 5"; Black; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 theyll have a good group of kids to work with. ASebring native, Rapp is the son of legendary Blue Streak coach Gary Rapp, and graduated in .before starring at North Florida for the Ospreys. And while he acheived the dream of coaching his alma mater, things often change as one gets older, and Rapps coaching dream has changed as well, for the time being. Im looking forward to being a T-Ball, Pitching Machine coach, he said, with the thought of his young sons soon being ready to get their start in the game. And so the search for the new Sebring varsity baseball coach will commence It was a great experience to be able to coach here, and now Im excited for what the future holds, Rapp said. And whether they get three bids on the job, or 33, I know theyll pick someone that will keep the program moving in the right direction. Continued from B1 beginning with the season. She had opportunities to return to Lake Placid during her six years at SFCC, as Jones asked her a number of times to come back to be an assistant. But it wasnt quite the path she wanted at the time. I lived in Sebring and was coaching at the college, she said. As much as I ve always dreamed of g oing back home to coach, I never really wanted to leave the college job, where I was learning so much, to be an assistant or junior varsity coach. She did leave the job at SFCC after the 1 season a nd spent the last two falls heading up the Sebring Middle School volleyball team, and then the path back to Lake Placid started to take shape. First, her former Athletic Director and teach Toni Stivender became the new principal at Lake Placid and then head coach Linnette Wells stepped aside after this past season after two s trong years at the helm. And so, over the spring it became official and now the work for the fall season has b egun. My goal in the next few y ears is to make it past regionals, she said. Lake P lacid has done well in the past, but only made it so far. M yjob is to prepare them to win and thats what I think I bring to the table. Clanton Bauder comes in at a good time with a squad that started out last year young and inexperienced, but saw things come together and improve rapidly as the season went on. I lost only two seniors from that team and could have as many as 10 back, she said. Weve had some open gym sessions and theyre really responding well. But, as I believe (legendary Green Bay Packer head coach) Vince Lombardi said, Everyone has the will to win, but few have the will to prepare to win.Were going to work hard this summer to be prepared for the fall. To which she pulled out another quote to emphasize her mindset and aim, this from ancient Chinese military strategist and philosopher Sun Tzu, author of The Art of War. Most battles are won before they are fought, she cited. And so Charlotte Clanton Bauder returns to lead the team that began her volleyball journey, with an added twist that truly brings it all full circle. Ironically, my junior varsity/assistant coach will be Kim Smoak, the lady who started it all for me, she said. Ive had a lot of experience at all levels of the game and Ive learned from some of the greatest coaches, Kim being one of the biggest. Continued from B1 News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Charlotte Clanton Bauder both played and coached at South Florida, and will complete the circle at Lake Placid as the new head coach of Lady Dragon volleyball. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Buck Rapp wont be making any pitching changes in the forseeable future, as his next coaching stops will likely be at the T-Ball and Pitching Machine level. LP welcomes Clanton Bauder back into the fold Rapp looks forward to future

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 2, 2013Page B5 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 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 5 4 4 S potifyMost streamed tracks 1. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton, Cant Hold Us (Macklemore) 2. Daft Punk, Get Lucky Radio Edit (Columbia Records) 3. Imagine Dragons, Radioactive (Interscope Records) 4. Justin Timberlake, Mirrors (RCA Records) 5. P!nk, Just Give Me a Reason (RCA Records) 6. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz, Thrift Shop (Macklemore) 7. Icona Pop feat. Charli XCX, I Love It (Original V ersion) (Big Beat Records/Atlantic) 8. Daft Punk, Give Life Back to Music (Columbia Records) 9. Daft Punk, Get Lucky (Columbia Records) 10. Selena Gomez, Come &GetIt (Hollywood Records) Most viral tracks 1. Zach Sobiech, Clouds (Rock the Cause) 2. Falling in Reverse, Fashionably Late (Epitaph) 3. Robin Thicke, Blurred Lines (Star Trak LLC) 4. Five Finger Death Punch, Lift Me Up (Prospect Park) 5. Daft Punk, Doin It Right (Columbia Records) 6. Lorde, Royals (Lava Music/Republic Records) 7. Daft Punk, Instant Crush (Columbia Records) 8. B.o.B., HeadBand (Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic) 9. Sleeping with Sirens, Alone (Rise Records) 10. Skillet, Rise (Atlantic Records) The Lists ITunesTop songs 1. Cant Hold Us (feat. Ray Dalton), Ryan Lewis, Macklemore 2. Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell), Robin Thicke 3. Just Give Me a Reason (feat. Nate Ruess), P!nk 4. Come & Get It, Selena Gomez 5. Clouds, Zach Sobiech 6. Get Lucky (Radio Edit) (feat. Pharrell Williams), Daft Punk 7. Radioactive, Imagine Dragons 8. Mirrors, Justin Timberlake 9. I Love It (feat. Charli XCX), Icona Pop 10. Cruise (Remix) (feat. Nelly), Florida Georgia Line T op albums 1. Random Access Memories, Daft Punk 2. The Great Gatsby (Music from Baz Luhrmanns Film), Various Artists 3. Trouble Will Find Me, The National 4. True Believers, Darius Rucker 5. Excuse My French, French Montana 6. Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend 7. The 20/20 Experience, Justin Timberlake 8. Fix Me Up (feat. Zach Sobiech & Sammy Brown), A Firm Handshake 9. Night Visions, Imagine Dragons 10. LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS, Thirty Seconds to Mars iPhoneTop paid iPhone apps 1. WhatsApp Messenger (WhatsApp Inc.) 2. Heads Up! (Warner Bros.) 3. Minecraft Pocket Edition (Mojang) 4. A Beautiful Mess (Red Velvet Art LLC) 5. Downhill Supreme (Reinholds Berzins) 6. Survivalcraft (Igor Kalicinski) 7. AfterLight (Simon Filip) 8. Sleep Cycle alarm clock (Maciek Drejak Labs) 9. Plague Inc. (Ndemic Creations) 10. Kick the Buddy: No Mercy (Crustalli) Top free iPhone apps 1. Candy Crush Saga (King.com Limited) 2. Tetris Blitz (Electronic Arts) 3. Fast & Furious 6: The Game (Kabam) 4. Vine (Vine Labs, Inc.) 5. Guncrafter (Naquatic LLC) 6. Little Dentist Kids Games (George CL) 7. Angry Birds Space (Rovio Entertainment Ltd.) 8. Running with Friends (Zynga Inc.) 9. Snapchat (Snapchat, Inc.) 10. YouTube (Google, Inc.) ConcertsPollstars top tours Ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous weeks ranking is in parentheses. 1. (1) Taylor Swift; $1,761,963; $81.86. 2. (2) Bon Jovi; $1,741,784; $96.53. 3. (4) Kenny Chesney; $1,532,732; $76.97. 4. (3) George Strait; $1,447,682; $83.42. 5. (5) Pink; $1,087,880; $76.84. 6. (6) Maroon 5; $909,545; $66.80. 7. (New) Jason Aldean; $867,253; $55.19. 8. (9) Muse; $523,368; $56.31. 9. (10) Leonard Cohen; $499,280; $109.36. 10. (11) Carrie Underwood; $478,814; $58.43. Best-SellersW all Street Journal FICTION 1. Inferno by Dan Brown (Doubleday) 2. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead) 3. Oh, the Places Youll Go! by Dr. Seuss (Random House Childrens Books) 4. th of Never by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown) 5. Dead Ever After: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel by Charlaine Harris (Ace) 6. Silken Prey by John Sandford (Putnam) 7. The Hit by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 8. Theodore Boone: The Activist by John Grisham (Dutton Books) 9. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Dutton Books) 10. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey (Putnam Publishing Group) NONFICTION 1. Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander by Phil Robertson and Mark Schlabach (Howard Books) 2. Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson (Penguin Press) 3. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg (Knopf) 4. Jesus Calling: Enjoy Peace in His Presence by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson Publishers) 5. The Duck Commander Family by Willie Robertson (Howard Books) 6. Lets Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris (Little, Brown) 7. Keep it Pithy: Useful Observations in a Tough World by Bill OReilly (Crown-Archetype) 8. The Guns at Last Light by Rick Atkinson (Henry Holt & Co.) 9. The 100 by Jorge Cruise (William Morrow) 10. My Greek Drama by Gianna Angelopoulos (Greenleaf Book Group) FICTION E-BOOKS 1. Inferno by Dan Brown (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 2. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead) 3. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (Scribner) 4. The Hit by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 5. Dont Say a Word by Barbara Freethy (Barbara Freethy) NONFICTION E-BOOKS 1. Ill See You Again by Jackie Hance and Janice Kaplan (Gallery Books) 2. Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson, Hugh Delehanty (Penguin Group) 3. Lets Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris (Little, Brown) 4. Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander by Phil Robertson and Mark Schlabach (Howard Books) 5. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg (Knopf Doubleday Associated PressNEWYORK While astronaut Buzz Aldrin enjoys movies about space, he doesnt always think they get it right. Aday after attending the New York premiere of the post-apocalyptic thriller, After E arth, he admits the film was a great family drama, but the space scenes were not realistic. His main point of contention: There was a lot of noise. In space, you dont get that much noise. Aldrin, who followed Neil Armstrong onto the surface of the moon during the historic Apollo 11 landing in 1969, says that noise doesnt propagate in a vacuum. We talked over headsets. Fortunately, we were free of static. We could communicate with each other pretty clearly, and mission control, though we were 50,000 miles away. And who does he think perfected the realistic telling of space stories? Arthur C. Clarke added a bit of reality to the genre with the (function) of the ship and people flying out in space on a mission, Aldrin said. Aldrin: After Earth noisier than traveling in space really is

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C M Y K LOS ANGELES (AP) Nicki Minaj is following Mariah Carey out the door on American Idol. The hip-hop diva posted Thursday on Twitter that it was time to focus on the music, just a few hours after Carey announced she wasnt coming back to the Fox talent competition so that she could focus on her upcoming tour. Minaj and Carey became new judges on Idol this season, along with country singer Keith Urban. Minaj and Carey frequently bickered on the show, creating a feud that was uncomfortable for both viewers and contestants. Fox and Idol producer FremantleMedia said in a statement Thursday that Minaj was a superstar who brought a level of honesty and passion to the show and that Carey will remain an inspiration to Idolhopefuls for many seasons to come. Randy Jackson, the shows lone remaining original judge, announced earlier this month that he was leaving the show ahead of its 12th season finale, which crowned Candice Glover. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The C aladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative is hosting an a rtisans evening, from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 6. We are inviting all local artists and crafters to come visit the Arts Cooperative in Lake P lacid to see if they would like to become members and place their art or craft for sale in the large showroom. Tours will be available of the 10,000-square-foot facility as well as some light refreshm ents. Alocal treasure for more t han 20 years, the Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative has had the opportunity to have many local artists as members over the years. L ocal founders had the insight many years ago that artisans throughout Central Florida needed an avenue to which to sell their creations. The large classroom has afforded many well-known artists to offer classes throughout the years, such as Mara Trumbo and Terry Smith, just to name a few, as well as member artisans. Local artist and current Arts Co-Op president Judy Nicewicz explains, Our area has exploded with amazing artists over the last few years. We want them to know we are here to help them sell their works of art or crafts daily. We do jury everything that comes into the Arts Coop to be sure it is up to our jury standards. This helps us keep quality work on our floor and in our gallery. Our customers come from all over Florida to see Lake Placids 44 beautiful murals. They come on bus tours, motorcycle groups or just for a one tank trip, and every one of them stops in the Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative for a unique shopping experience. This makes our artists wares seen more often than in an average shop, according to Tish Pike, vice-president elect. And now that Lake Placid was chosen as Readers Digest Most Interesting T own in America, everyone in Florida wants to see for themselves what Lake Placid is all about. Everyone is encouraged to visit the Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative to experience the beautifully decorated showroom and find a oneof-a-kind unique gift made by local artisans. Artisans are invited to come by the Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 6 to inquire about becoming a member. The Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-operative is at 132 E. Interlake Blvd. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Fred Wild Elementary School student David Reyes is in the running f or a big win at the Rotary Elementary School Art Contest after winning third place on May 20. The contest is a part of the Peace through Service program that local and regional rotary clubs are sponsoring. R eyes is one of the many fourthand fifth-graders that participated in the contest a nd following his win, will move on to the district comp etition. Reyes received $100 for his third place win. His i nstructor, Janet Harris, received a $150 cash prize. Participants in the contest were given guidelines on what to submit for the contest. Under the Peace through Service theme, young artists were asked to choose their artwork based on the ideas of world peace, service to the community. Students could also create a piece based on the overall theme of peace itself. All of the winners have been invited to display their artwork during the Rotary district conference in Tampa on Saturday. The conference will feature the artwork of all of the winning contestants throughout rotary district 6890. Nearly 50 Rotary clubs will be represented during the conference, including seven from Highlands County. Reyes is the first local student to be invited to the Rotary district art contest in several years. Page B6News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com TOBACCO FREE/BETHANY COZ; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 3 3 2 2 DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; accepting new patients; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 9 9 9 9 Arts & Entertainment Courtesy photo David Reyes, student at Fred Wild Elementary, is the r ecent winner of the Rotary Elementary School Art Contest. Reyes was named third place winner of the contest. Sebrings Reyes earns spot in Rotary district art contest Caladium Co-op plans artisans evening June 6 Courtesy photo The Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative is hosting an artisans evening on June 6 to encourage other artists to join and take advantage of the Co-Ops showroom. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce invites the public to participate in the Caladium Festival Art Competition, but artists have a little time on their hands. Artwork should be delivered to the Caladium Arts and Crafts Co-op, 132 E. Interlake Blvd. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July. 22-24. This time frame is strictly enforced. Entries must be complete upon submission. All artwork must feature caladiums. Any medium (oil/acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mixed media) will be accepted as long as it is on a flat surface and is not three-dimensional. All entries must be professionally framed and ready to hang with wire no sawtooth hangers (cardboard backs not accepted). All entries may be priced for sale during the 2013 Caladium Festival. All artwork will be on display at the Caladium Arts and Crafts Co-op throughout the festival from July 26-28. The festival draws more than 20,000 visitors. The winning artwork in the T-shirt/poster competition will be will be on display at Heartland National Bank, Lake Placid office during the forthcoming year. The bank contributes $125 to the winner. The winning Peoples Choice Award artwork will be on display at Highlands Independent Bank, Lake Placid office during the forthcoming year. The winner will receive $125 from the bank. There will also be awards for the Co-ops festival art competition. All artwork must be picked up by Aug. 3. Prizes and ribbons will be awarded in the categories of oils/acrylics, pastels/water colors, and photography/miscellaneous as long as there are at least four entries in each categor y. For further information, contact Margie Callas at 441-0585 or Joyce DeSmet at 633-9096. The childrens Tshirt/poster competition for second through fifth grades is only conducted through the Highlands County public and private school system. Childrens artwork entries are turned into their school. Wauchula State Bank, Lake Placid where the art work will be displayed during the forthcoming year, contributes $50 to the winner. Search begins for caladium art for posters, T-shirts Cash prizes available; deadline is July 24 Minaj, Carey not returning to Idol

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C M Y K Special to the News-SunThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will be celebrating a freshwater license-free fishing day June 8. License-free fishing days are a great opportunity for Floridas residents and visitors to cast a line into the water and get hooked on saltwater and freshwater fishing. Anglers are not required to have a freshwater recreational fishing license on June 8. We hope visitors and residents alike will be able to join in the excitement of Floridas saltwater and freshwater fishing this year by participating in one of our license-free fishing days or attending an event surrounding the days, said FWC Executive Director Nick Wiley. This is an excellent opportunity to share the fun and togetherness of a fishing trip with the entire family or to introduce someone to a lifetime hobby of fishing. All bag limits, seasons and size restrictions still apply to all anglers on the license-free fishing days. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 2, 2013Page B7 CENTRAL SECURITY; 3.639"; 3"; Black plus three; process, new #11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 6 6 0 0 INFINITY MARKETING, INC.; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, IO023762 6/2/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 5 0 0 Arts & Entertainment Outdoors News-Sun staffSEBRING For years, Carol Kline has entertained audiences with her beautiful voice as she sang in church concerts and on cruise ships. Now she is entertaining to a different audience in a different fashion. The Sebring resident started writing childrens books by accident. The first one, An Unlikely Pair, is dedicated to her daughter, retired Air Force Major Kristine Ratliff. Kline has written four News-Sun articles about Ratliffs tragic accident and her ongoing treatment. She has also written and illustrateda second childrens book that is now with Lighthouse24, the design company working with Kline. The second book, Miss Maggie Down On Main Street, is expected to be completed later this year. During Ratliffs recovery from the traumatic brain injury she suffered in the April 2010 auto accident, Kline would often make up little tunes and funny verses to make her daughter laugh. Prior to even being fully out of a coma, she would watch me and listen, and she would smile. It meant the world to me! It gave me hope! Kline writes on her website at carolkline.net. Still learning to speak again, Ratliff continues to laugh when Kline repeats many of the poems and stories. I decided to continue making up verses to Im a gnuand Im a gnatand then having the book published, Kline said. W ith that exchange and Ratliffs reaction, Klines creative juices began to flow in the direction of writing. An Unlikely Pair is a humorous tale about the unlikely friendship between a g-nat named Pat and a g-nu named Stu. The book is dedicated to Ratliff for her service to our country, for being a dedicated nurse, wife and mother, daughter and sister, and for being the greatest inspiration of courage and hope I have ever known, Kline writes. An Unlikely Pair is suitable for ages 2-6, pre-school and first grade. It is now available on Amazon.com, as well as many book stores. Autographed copies can be ordered by emailing Kline directly at cakl45@comcast.net. Kline writes childrens book That long-necked bird youve seen swimming with its head out of water or sunn ing on a log with outstretched wings is most l ikely an anhinga. Sometimes called snakebirds, darters or water t urkeys, anhinga are birds that enjoy warmer waters. They are commonly seen in Florida swamps, lakes and waterways. The name anhinga originates from the Brazilian Tupi language and it is defined as devil or snake bird. The anhinga is somewhat unusual because their feathe rs are not waterproof. Other types of birds, such as d ucks, produce oil from a gland which allows their feathers to repel water and dry out. Since the anhinga doesnt have this feature, t heir feathers easily become waterlogged and it is difficult for them to float upon the water once they are saturated. However, this does a llow them the ability to be excellent swimmers and divers under the water. When these birds need to dry out, they stretch their wings and tails out to allow the sun to soak up the excess water. The anhinga is not able to fly well until the drying process is accomplished. Anhinga live near shallow, slow-moving waters where trees and vegetation provide perches for the bird to dry. Hunting involves diving underneath the water and swimming slowly in search of fish. Usually the prey is located in and around submerged vegetation. Anhinga dine on smallto mediumsized fish or may make a meal of crustaceans, frogs, insects and invertebrates. Once the fish is spotted, the stealthy bird spears it with its partially opened sharp bill using a quick thrust. The anhinga is a large bird, measuring approximately 3 feet from beak to tail. They are dark in coloration and can appear green or blue with silverlike markings on their wings. The bill is long and straight. Anhinga have webbed feet and a long neck that appears to form a Z shape. The tail is made up of a dozen quill feathers and is very obvious because of its length. Anhinga sport pink eyes with green skin around them. Nesting generally occurs in a tree overhanging the water. The male starts building the nest before he meets his mate. He gathers sticks and vegetation and places them in a tree. Once he has chosen a mate, the female will finish the nest. Both parents incubate the eggs, usually from three to six, which will hatch in about 30 days. When the chicks are born, they are blind with no feathers. After about six weeks, they begin to grow feathers and then venture out on their own. Although the anhinga is protected in the U.S. under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, their abundant populations seem healthy and they are frequently seen in many areas of the world. Anhinga facts (from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology) Mating generally occurs in February with egg-laying occurring throughout the spring and early summer. Nests are built in shoreline trees 15 to 20 feet high. Anhinga are frequently seen soaring high in the sky. They are graceful fliers and can travel long distances without flapping their wings. Anhinga often breed near other birds such as herons, egrets, storks, cormorants and ibises. They have also been known to breed in salt water colonies and feed in fresh water. The anhinga swims lower in the water than many other birds due to its reduced buoyancy a result of wetted plumage and dense bones. Anhinga will often search for food in small groups. The vertebrae in the Anhingas neck are structured in such a way as to allow the powerful stabs needed to spear fish with their sharp bill. Young Anhinga can swim before they can fly, and will jump in the water to avoid danger. Corine Burgess is and Environmental Specialist for the Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. The anhinga is an unusual bird commonly found in Florida Courtesy photo Since the feathers of the anhinga are not waterproof, when they need to dry out, they stretch their wings and tails out to allow the sun to soak up the excess water. News From The W atershed Corine Burgess Courtesy photo Carol Klines childrens book An Unlikely Pair is dedicated to her daughter, Kristine Ratlff. Fish license free on June 8 CROSSWORDSOLUTION Story inspired by daughters recovery

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C M Y K Page B8News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com P P l l a a c c e e s s t t o o W W o o r r s s h h i i p p i i s s a a p p a a i i d d a a d d v v e e r r t t i i s s e e m m e e n n t t i i n n t t h h e e N N e e w w s s S S u u n n t t h h a a t t i i s s p p u u b b l l i i s s h h e e d d F F r r i i d d a a y y a a n n d d S S u u n n d d a a y y . T T o o f f i i n n d d o o u u t t m m o o r r e e i i n n f f o o r r m m a a t t i i o o n n o o n n h h o o w w t t o o p p l l a a c c e e a a l l i i s s t t i i n n g g i i n n t t h h i i s s d d i i r r e e c c t t o o r r y y , c c a a l l l l t t h h e e N N e e w w s s S S u u n n a a t t 3 3 8 8 5 5 6 6 1 1 5 5 5 5 , e e x x t t . 5 5 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 , 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863) 243-3191; strhodes1020@yahoo.com. Sunday W orship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.A A S S S S E E M M B B L L Y Y O O F F G G O O D D C C h h r r i i s s t t F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( A A s s s s e e m m b b l l y y o o f f G G o o d d ) ) , 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His 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 4710924. F F i i r r s s t t A A s s s s e e m m b b l l y y o o f f G G o o d d , 4301 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, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431.B B A A P P T T I I S S T T A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k L L a a k k e e s s B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. B B e e t t h h a a n n y y B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( G G A A R R B B C C ) ) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C17A (truck route) in Avon Park. 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 453-6681 for details. In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f L L a a k k e e J J o o s s e e p p h h i i n n e e , 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Sunday night worship at6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. 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) 465-3721, Website: www.fbclp.com. Email: information@fbclp.com. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. The church is at 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid. For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f L L o o r r i i d d a a located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 655-1878. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , S S e e b b r r i i n n g g , 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. 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, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, missionminded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. L L e e i i s s u u r r e e L L a a k k e e s s B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 6990671 for more information. M M a a r r a a n n a a t t h h a a B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( G G A A R R B B C C ) ) , 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. P P a a r r k k w w a a y y F F r r e e e e W W i i l l l l B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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-theMonth-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. S S p p a a r r t t a a R R o o a a d d B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , ( ( S S B B C C ) ) 4400 Sparta Road. Rev. Mark McDowell, Pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: 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 8a.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), 5 p.m. (Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. (French Mass). Daily Mass: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:15-7:45 a.m. first Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Saturday and 99:45 a.m. Sunday. Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. S S t t . J J a a m m e e s s C C a a t t h h o o l l i i c c C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct. 31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m.C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N C C o o r r n n e e r r s s t t o o n n e e C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h (Saxon Hall)1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825. Love Christ Love People. Bill Raymond, Preaching Minister. Jon Carter, Music Minister. Sunday, 9 a.m. Bible Study; 10 a.m. Worship; Communion available each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Home Fellowship Group. For more information call 453-8929 or 449-0203. E E a a s s t t s s i i d d e e C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way, Truth and Life! Alive 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: Church School, 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. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O. Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m. Bible class 9 a.m. Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited to join us. For more information, 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 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sunday, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863) 382-0773.C 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 route), AvonPark. 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 Special to the News-SunA VON PARK Jazz band Emanon, along with special guest Terry Myers, are performing a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8 i n the South Florida State College University Center Auditorium, Avon Park. All the proceeds from this performance go to the S FSC Foundation, Inc. to benefit the newly established Dr. Norman L. Stephens Jr. Endowment. Emanon is a group of local jazz musicians founde d by Dave Naylor, who plays trumpet, piccolo trump et, and flugelhorn. Naylor is a longtime music teacher and was a featured soloist i n the Presidential U.S. Navy Band in Washington, D .C. during the Kennedy years. Manny Patio (bass) has more than 50 recordings and has performed with Ed Calle, Arturo Sandoval, Gloria Estefan, and James Brown. Martin Rimoldi (guitar) has played with many well-known groups in his native Argentina. Doug Andrews (keyboard) has been a music instructor and performer for many years and is SFSCs dean of Cultural Programs. Bill Anderson (drums) has recorded and played professionally with many orchestras and bands over the years and has been the director of Music Ministries at First United Methodist Church of Sebring for more than 20 years. Joining Emanon for this special event is guest artist Terry Myers (reeds). The Dr. Norman L. Stephens Jr. Endowment has been set up through the SFSC Foundation, Inc. as a means to continue to provide funds for scholarships, equipment, the establishment of endowed teaching chairs, and support for faculty, staff, and program mini-grants. Tickets to this evening of jazz with Emanon and special guest artist Terry Myers are $15 or $20. Tickets are available at www.performances.southflorida.edu or by calling the SFSC Box Office at 7847178. SFSC Box Office hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. T ickets are also available by visiting the Box Office during business hours. The Box Office is in front of the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, 600 W. College Drive. Emanon jazz concert to benefit Stephens Endowment at SFSC Courtesy photo The Cracker Trail Elementary School Spring Concert, under the direction of Esther P. Rodriguez, was on May 23 for the school assembly, and that same evening for parents and the community. The Mustang Chorus and the Fifth-Grade Handbell Choir beautifully performed a variety of songs. The theme of the concert was Music Matters. Education CTE holds spring concert Stephens

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 2, 2013Page B9 E E P P I I S S C C O O P P A A L L S S t t . A A g g n n e e s s E E p p i i s s c c o o p p a a l l C C h h u u r r c c h h 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. 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. Church office 385-7649, for more information. S S t t . F F r r a a n n c c i i s s o o f f A A s s s s i i s s i i A A n n g g l l i i c c a a n n E E p p i i s s c c o o p p a a l l C C h h u u r r c c h h , 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. 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, 9a.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. Reinhold 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) 8350869. 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) 453-5334; on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events.I I N N T T E E R R D D E E N N O O M M I I N N A A T T I I O O N N A A L L W W o o r r l l d d H H a a r r v v e e s s t t a a n n d d R R e e s s t t o o r r a a t t i i o o n n M M i i n n i i s s t t r r i i e e s s , (non-denominational) 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 the second and fourth Sunday of each month. Jim Helwig, organist/choir director. Worship service at 9:30 a.m.; Holy Eucharist is every Sunday. Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Tuesday of month; Ladies Group WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community. Come grow with us. Phone 385-0797. C C h h r r i i s s t t L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k L L C C M M S S , 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863) 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org F F a a i i t t h h L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h L L C C M M S S , 2740 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Reverend Robert Reinhardt, Pastor. Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232. Sunday Traditional Worship Service, 8 a.m.; Sunday Praise Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month. Sunday school and Bible classes, 9:15 a.m. Worship service is broadcast at 8 a.m. on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies. Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is 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 (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlifesebring.com R R e e s s u u r r r r e e c c t t i i o o n n L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h E E L L C C A A ,324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, AvonPark. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Fragrance Free Service Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Open Communion celebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. T T r r i i n n i i t t y y L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h L L C C M M S S , 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director; and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December: Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m. Worship schedule for January through Easter: Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and 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 Praise & Worship and on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for Bible study and prayer. Children classes are available for all services. Ministries for youth, men and women are held throughout the 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, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. T T h h e e L L o o r r d d s s S S e e n n t t i i n n e e l l F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p C C h h u u r r c c h h 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More information at www.juanitafolsomministries.com. U U n n i i o o n n C C h h u u r r c c h h 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett. Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m. and 9 a.m. Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sundays. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org U U n n i i t t y y L L i i f f e e E E n n r r i i c c h h m m e e n n t t C C e e n n t t r r e e , new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary.P P R R E E S S B B Y Y T T E E R R I I A A N N C C o o v v e e n n a a n n t t P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( P P C C A A ) ) 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 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 ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m. Youth Group (middle school and high school age), 3:306:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Nursery available during worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. F F i i r r s s t t P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , A A R R P P , www.fpclp.com, 117 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday Traditional Worship, 9 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. Wednesday evenings: Adult small 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 Avon 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) 382-1822. 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 Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. U U N N I I T T E E D D M M E E T T H H O O D D I I S S T T F F i i r r s s t t U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. F F i i r r s s t t U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. (863) 453-3759, Devon Jarrett, Pastor. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: www.fumcap.org. M M e e m m o o r r i i a a l l U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. Rev. John A. Bryant, pastor. Rev. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Rev. Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor. Sunday worship services: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. We offer 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) Sebring. The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church office phone: 655-0040.U U N N I I T T E E D D C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F C C H H R R I I S S T T E E m m m m a a n n u u e e l l U U n n i i t t e e d d C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we. Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is 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 Courtesy photo Lake Placid Middle School held a celebratory luncheon at Peppercorns Restaurant, for their eighth-grade students who successfully maintained a 4.0 grade point average throughout their middle school years. Six of 218 students achieved this special recognition. Many thanks to The Blueberry Patch and 1 Park Place for donating gifts to recognize their commendable achievement. Pictured are Katie Knipper (from left), Katie LeBlanc, Kylie Daum, Hannah Thompson, Katie Dye and Mason Million. Education Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Despite state appropriation challenges, South Florida State College will have a 2013-14 budget that allows it to continue educating the residents of its service district of Highlands, DeSoto and Hardee counties and to focus on meeting employer and resident needs for quality educational programs in the coming academic year. During its May 22 meeting, the South Florida State College District Board of Trustees adopted an operating budget and capital outlay budget for 2013-14. Two days prior to the meeting, Florida Governor Rick Scott vetoed a legislatively approved tuition increase of 3 percent, so the proposed SFSC budget was presented and approved with no tuition increase. The budget development process was difficult and confusing, said Dr. Norm Stephens, SFSC president. Difficult, because certain expenses are increasing beyond our control, and there are insufficient revenues to support many new initiatives. As everyone knows, this is not a unique outcome. Confusing, because complicated legislation and conflicts between the Legislature and the governor caused last minute changes to our budget proposal. Nevertheless, we have a budget that allows us to continue our core mission and to serve our students and our communities. While the overall state appropriation for the Florida College System (FCS) increased by $52 million (4.9 percent), only $13.3 million of that is actually distributed through the allocation model to the 28 colleges in the FSC. SFSCs state appropriation increased by $584,336, or 3.9 percent, to $15,741,771. The larger share of the increase was provided by the Florida Legislature to cover mandatory Florida Retirement System (FRS) employer contribution rate increases. SFSC meets demand despite challenging appropriation Straight-A students honored

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C M Y K By Annysa Johnson Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MOORE, Okla. Jeff A kin walks through this suburban neighborhood of twisted and flattened homes, handing out sandwiches and water from a Styrofoam cooler. He invites those he meets down to a nearby church w here they can find meals and clothes and tetanus shots, and he offers his p rayers. God bless you people, h e calls out to the families and workers clearing debris left by the tornado that ripped through this swath of Oklahoma, killing 24 people a nd causing as much as $2 billion in damage. I cant believe this; Im almost in tears, says Akin as he surveys the often u nrecognizable mounds of fallen bricks and splintered w ood that stretched for blocks. Im just so grateful that I could be here. Akin arrived in Moore last week with a team of volunteers from Feed My Sheep, p art of an ambitious disaster relief ministry at Elmbrook C hurch in Brookfield, Wis., that grew out of its volunteer efforts in the years after Hurricane Katrina decimated the Gulf Coast in 2005. Partnering with other faith-based groups, such as the international relief agency Samaritans Purse and Virginia-based Mercy Chefs, Elmbrook has dispatched first responders and f ood workers to disaster sites around the country since t hen. And nearly 20 volunteers headed to Oklahoma City in separate teams last week. Its just one of those t hings that kind of evolved over the years, said the Rev. Michael Murphy, an associate pastor at the Elmbrook, Wisconsins l argest church with about 7,000 worshippers on a weekend. When youre a large church, youre able to respond in unique ways because you have so many people with a variety of expertise. But thats for the Glory of God, said Murphy. Not the Glory of Elmbrook. Volunteers with Feed My Sheep, the first Elmbrook crew to arrive in Moore last week, teamed with Mercy Chefs to feed the families, volunteers and others working to rebuild the community.The larger team, which hit the road early Saturday, will help homeowners sift through the rubble of their homes. Its great to work alongside people who really have a heart for this, said Feed My Sheep founder Dave Van Abel, who likes to call his ministry catering for God. Feed My Sheep is more than just putting food down in front of people. Its about meeting their needs. In Moore, that is under way on the grounds of Southgate Baptist Church, where Pastor Doug Brewer has welcomed a vast assortment of relief workers, from nurses staffing a health tent to clean up crews and FEMA personnel, even massage therapists who are donating their services to relieve the aches born of the often 16hour shifts. Throughout the day, gifts of food, clothing and household items arrive by the vanloads at the churchs community center, where they are stacked and made available for families in need. Fueling this massive operation are hundreds of volunteers from around the country who are feeding nearby residents and corps of relief workers. You just want to help. Thats what its all about, said Gail Moses of New Berlin, Wis., a Feed My Sheep volunteer who has traveled with Elmbrook for missions in Biloxi, Miss., and Joplin, Mo. Jesus tells us to love one another, and you show your love by what youre doing, she said. Dave is always telling us, Just love on the people. Many in Moore, shaken by the destruction and deaths, which included 10 children, said they were grateful for the kindness. Its been awesome the way people have taken care of us, said a tearful Kimberly Flanagan, who survived the wreckage of her home, only to face the cries of distress from nearby Plaza Towers Elementary School, where seven of the children died. Ive never heard or seen anything like it in my life. And when I went out on that front porch, I could hear those babies crying and hollering at the school, said Flanagan, trembling as she spoke. Friend Gracie Guerra, a mother of three with twin girls due any day, took her into her home, and the women had come to pick up meals for their families. Guerra, who began contractions the night before, wrapped her arms around her friend as they stood outside abattered pickup truck, and apasser-by stopped to ask if hecould pray with them. They bowed their heads, and he gave thanks for their lives and their strength to endure.. The weeping lasts for a night, he told them, but mercy comes in the morning. Amen, said Guerra.Inspired by compassionIt is that spirit of compassion and hope that inspired Van Abel of Feed My Sheep and R. Gary LeBlanc of Mercy Chefs to found their respective organizations in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Van Abel, of West Allis, W is,, had gone to the Gulf Coast with a relief team from Elmbrook when he stumbled onto Gods Katrina Kitchen, a makeshift operation run by a guy from Kentucky with a charcoal grill that was feeding 3,000 people a day. When he returned home, Van Abel quit his job with Aramark and headed back to Mississippi, where he would work the next five months. A New Orleans native whose daughter lost her home to Katrina, LeBlanc had also come to help, through Operation Blessing, a relief organization founded by his father-in-law, televangelist Pat Robertson. LeBlanc met Van Abel at Gods Katrina Kitchen. Amanaging partner of three Hilton Hotels in Chesapeake, Va., LeBlanc shared his vision of staffing emergency kitchens that could be dispatched at a moments notice in disasters. I said great, how do I join? recalled Van Abel. And he said you just did. Since then, the men have collaborated on relief efforts around the country. Van Abel put out the call to Feed My Sheep volunteers at 9 p.m. Monday and they were on the road by the following afternoon. Theyve seen a lot over the years, but were still stunned by the devastation. I remember thinking, death came through here, said Karen Moses of New Berlin, Wis., and Feed My Sheep, who handed a stack of boxed meals to Flanagan and Guerra. But its so cool to see everyone come together trying to help. Death came through here, but were here to represent life.Love and foodIf love and food are essential to life, there was a lot of it going on inside the cramped quarters of Mercy Chefsmobile kitchen set up on the grounds at Southgate Baptist on Friday. Volunteers, including Akin, scoop heaping spoonfuls of cheesy egg strata and slabs of sausage into boxes, then pass the boxes through the open window to Karen Moses Gails daughter and John OMalley. They add fruit and utensils and stack the boxes for pickup or delivery. We had our first cheesy meal today; the Wisconsin contingent has taken over the kitchen, said Van Abel, trading a steaming tray of strata for Akins now empty tin. This is cooking on a grand scale. The mornings breakfast consumed about 1,000 eggs and 30 pounds of cheese, according to Van Abel. Later, workers would chop and roast 300 pounds of potatoes to accompany thick slices of ham topped with grilled pineapple. Not everybody is a kitchen worker. Jim Burns, a semi retired electrician, is often busy working on the mechanicals that keep the mobile kitchen operating. Im the busy fixer, said Burns, who was working on the generator Saturday after the kitchen temporarily lost power. Despite the damage, there are signs of hope and even humor. An American flag whips in the wind amid the debris of a flattened home. A banner announcing The Partys Here! stretches in front of another. Homeowners count their blessings, saying it could have been worse, or thank God, we have our children. Page B10News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 6/2/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 4 4 9 9 SEBRING PAIN MANAGMENT; 3.639"; 4"; Black; 6/2,16; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 5 6 6 Annysa Johnson/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/MCT Samaritan's Purse volunteers from Brookfield's Elmbrook Church recover items from the remains of Kathy and Don Easter's home on Monday in Moore, Okla. 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C M Y K DearAbby: We moved my elderly parents into an adult assisted-living center last year because they were no longer able to safely care for themselves or their home. They have now decided to put their house up for sale. Our problem is that sometimes when we have driven by the house to check that everythings OK, we have found some of the neighbors enjoying the afternoon sitting on my parents front porch. The house has been shown three times, and one of the times another neighbor was in the backyard sitting on the deck. Another time, a neighbor walked into the house during a private showing. We have been as polite as possible in requesting them to please not do this. We finally told them plainly to stay off the property. But it continues. We would hate to post No Trespassing signs for fear that a prospective buyer may think there are problems with the neighborhood, and I dont think a sign would deter these perpetrators. Any ideas on how to get them to stay in their own homes? My sisters and I are starting to think the neighbors dont want the house to sell so they can enjoy it themselves. Fed Up In Tennessee DearFed Up: Because of the long relationship your parents may have had with these neighbors, ask them once more, firmly and politely, to stop using the property as an extension of theirs. If the request is ignored, it will be time to involve your lawyer, who will have to write these nervy people a strong letter on your behalf. Not only is what they are doing illegal, but if an accident should happen while they are on your property, your family would be liable. DearAbby: Living in New York City, public transport is the way to travel. After picking up my 5-yearold from school, we took the train home as usual. During the ride, my son fell asleep and his head happened to rest on the arm of another passenger a middle-aged man who was sitting next to us. As my sons head rested on the man's arm, he reacted by pushing my sons head up violently, waking him from his sleep. Disgusted by the mans reaction, I lost my cool and yelled at him, almost forgetting my screaming 5-year-old. Other passengers expressed their feelings, too, and the man left the train earlier than he wanted. After my boy calmed down, I had time to reflect and concluded I didnt handle the situation correctly. The other passengers suggested I hadnt been assertive enough. What should I have done? Commuter Mommy in Brooklyn DearCommuter Mommy: Your seat partner clearly overreacted to having his space invaded. But by screaming at him, you escalated the situation. So your little boy wasnt caught in the crossfire, it would have been better to have moved your seats. If that wasnt possible, you should have switched seats with your son so he wouldnt be near that volatile individual. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 2, 2013Page B11 HAIRMAJESTYBy MARK BICKHAM ACROSS 1 Profitable venture 9 Bombay bigwigs 15 Fox role 20 "My pleasure!" 21 Region north of Morocco 22 Finnish architect Alvar __ 23 Punkish accessory 24 Leader of the Wild Bunch gang 26 Plush floor covering 28 Asian region, with "the" 29Lhasa __ 30 Wilmington's st. 31 Short 32 "Silent Spring" subj. 33 "Bossypants" writer Fey 35 Loses one's cool 39 She played Molly in "Ghost" 41 Ready to shoot 44 Contact, nowadays 45 Walton of Walmart 47 Two bells, in the Navy 50 Old pool ball material 51 Oahu's __ Stadium 53 Greet from a distance 56 Hotel team 57Apportioned, with "out" 58 Nickname for Margaret 59 Start of something big? 61 Devotee 62 Safari sightings 64 Is aware of 66 Star 69 Notes comprise them 71 It's over a foot 73 Amazingly enough 76 Mythical giants 78 Newspaper section 80 Hardly a guffaw 82 Graceful male swimmer 85 Aware of 87 Double-check 89 Burns a bit 90 "Our Gang" series creator Hal 93 Dreaded musician? 95 Common newspaper name 96 Bother 97 Video game pioneer 98 Site of heavy traffic, with "the" 100 Wind indicator 101 City on the Tigris 103 Acronym that includes middle sch. 106 Tinactin alternative 108 Evidently are 109Engine housing 111 Takes too much 113 Xi preceders 114 "Madama Butterfly" wardrobe items 116 Did perfectly 118 Low-altitude delivery agent 122 Fetal metaphor 125 Uncommon thing 127 Playground rejoinder 128 Company promoted by a nine-month-old financial wizard 129 Theft target 130 Beach shoe 131 Pastry-making aid 132 Like some loafers DOWN 1 Sling ingredient 2 Zoo animales 3 Like some lawns 4 Hopes it never happens 5 Big deal 6 Winter spikes 7 "Peter Pan" pooch 8 Many Caltech grads 9 Outback order 10 Be next to 11 Fast flier 12 Like a parabola 13 Percussion kit item 14Egg holders 15 Parental nicknames 16Eponymous 18th-century adventurer 17 One way to decide 18 Old Fords 19 Toy on a string 25 Envelope abbr. 27 Postgrad degree 32 More than just eat 34 "__ any judge of character ..." 35 Philatelist's find 36 Catchers with pots 37 Strikingly strange 38"Hiand Lois" pooch 40 Scenic Massachusetts route 41 Daughter in Shakespeare's "Cymbeline" 42 Pakistani language 43 Part of CBS: Abbr. 46 Blemish 48 Lumber tree 49 Blind-from-birth pianist Templeton 52 British singer with the agerelated albums "19" and "21" 54 __ cava 55 Berkshire jackets 60 Almost all the time 63 "The X-Files" org. 65 More sneaky 67 Put in power 68 Four Corners nickname 70 Sailor from Basrah 72 It has both Hebrew and English letters on its planes 74 Medicine man 75 Still 77 Stains on a red suit? 79 Perfect place 81 Cambridgeshire neighbor 82 Grump 83 O'Neill's daughter 84 Rams 86 Pistons' org. 88 Added highlights to, in a way 91 Strong team quality 92 Stevenson villain 94 TV role for Bamboo Harvester 99 Grants academic security to 102 Latin trio member 104 Good boy of verse 105 Response known to preclude its question 107 Lazy __: trays 109 Golfer Calvin 110 Reasons to clean 112 Sail-extending pole 114 Late notice? 115 Foundation plant 117 Stylish eatery word 118 Give up 119 Anti-art movement 120 Bad doings 121 Altar event 123 Holiday quaff 124 Piece of winery equipment 126 Guitarist Barrett Solution on page B7 Diversions/Puzzles Neighbors continue to drop in even after couple moves out Metro News ServiceAries (March 21-April 20) Dont make assumptions this week, Aries. You just cant trust your gut instincts too much right now. Its better to get all of the facts and act accordingly. Taurus (April 21-May21) Playing matchmaker isnt so easy, Taurus. You have to understand when people are compatible and when there just isnt a spark. Let this one go. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Gemini, you may have to pull back your focus on a problem in order to see it in a new light. Take some time away to regroup and then you can come back at full strength. Cancer(June 22-July 22) Aromantic relationship can be a balancing act, Cancer. You will learn this first hand this week when you have to come to a compromise with your partner. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Leo, dont apologize if you feel like you have to go your own way this week. Even when everyone seems to be going in another direction, sometimes you just have to set your own course. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) Virgo, while others may not be able to handle the confusion this week, you are fully capable of multi-tasking and making it through unscathed. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Libra, you may feel more emotionally charged this week but you still have to think with your head and not your heart. Afinancial decision may need to reassessed. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Scorpio, look at a situation with a practical eye. Is this really the best answer for the time being? Although you may be leaning one way, you might want to reconsider. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Sagittarius, you need to get work done this week and that cant happen when you are continually distracted. You might have to nip this one in the bud quickly. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Afriend needs your support more than ever, Capricorn. Go to great lengths to give this person what they need, even if it means rearranging your schedule. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) An email or other correspondence from a past friend could stir up feelings you werent ready to deal with right now, Aquarius. Put this on the back burner until you are ready. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Pisces, you are more interested in independence this week than hanging out in large groups. This includes hanging out with your spouse or partner. Famous birthdaysJune 2 Zachary Quinto, actor, 36; June 3 Anderson Cooper, TVhost, 46; June 4 Bar Refaeli, model, 28; June 5 Mark Wahlberg, actor, 42; June 6 Paul Giamatti, actor, 46; June 7 Dave Navarro, musician, 46; and June 8 Eion Bailey, actor, 37. Capricorn needs to be a true friend this week Hiking alongside babbling brooks or gushing streams fills me with energy. I love listening to the water sing as it spills over the pathway of rocks and boulders. When we last visited Colorado, we hiked in Rocky Mountain National Park. We could hear the sound of water sometimes trickling like musical pianissimo, other times like a crescendo. However, when we reached the waterfall and sat alongside, it was like a whole symphony flowing out from a source whose beginning was still unknown to us.And it reminds me of how Gods Word is like that for me. God is the source of life, power, wisdom, strength, peace and joy. He has no beginning or end. And he invites me and you to sit beside him and get to know him better by studying and memorizing Scripture. As I learn a verse, then another, and another, it has a cumulative effect in my soul. Like the trickling effect of one whose thirst is quenched sip by sip, Gods Word seeps into my soul. Scripture memorization started out in Sunday school and Vacation Bible School and continued over the years. By learning verses one by one, a storehouse of refreshment built within me. How often certain verses come to mind at just the right time. Sometimes Im neither searching nor hoping for inspiration. But the Holy Spirit within me recalls to my memory the truths from the Bible I need at the moment. Through the years I committed more and more Scripture to memory. I do not say this boastfully, but thankfully. For my memorization is far from that of many. I have a friend who has memorized chapters. But, the point is, that God refreshes us with the living water of his Word when we drink from the fountain of life he provides. When I sip water throughout the day, I feel the refreshment within my whole body. Gods words are like that.My heart and mind are continually refreshed as his wisdom and truth permeate every crevice. In Psalm 42 we read how the deer pants for the water brooks. The Psalmist then declares that his soul pants for the living God. He wants his living water. And when the Psalmist feels cast down, he reminds himself in verse 7, NKJV, Deep calls unto deep at the noise of Your waterfalls; all Your waves and billows have gone over me. Let the cumulative effect of learning Gods Word be like a refreshing waterfall supplying the well of your soul.Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a NewsSun correspondent. From trickles to waterfalls Pause And Consider Jan Merop Horoscope Dear Abby

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C M Y K Page B12News-SunSunday, June 2, 2013www.newssun.com Living F AMILYFEATURES It takes seconds to form a first impression. Ask yourself this what kind of firstimpressionisyourhomemaking?Is your yard helping or hurting you in getting top dollar this home buying season? The majority of homeowners (71 percent) agreed that curb appeal is important in choosing their home, according to the new TruGreen Home Features Report conducted by the National Association of Realtors.Most of the homeowners surveyed reported purchasing a home with a healthy, green lawn (71 percent) and wellmaintained landscaping (72 percent). Healthy lawns can drive up home values. In TruGreens new Lawn Lifestyles National Survey of America conducted from January 3 to January 9, 2013, using the field services of ORC International (Opinion Research Corporation), 79 percent of homeowners reported, having a healthy, green lawn contributes to the overall value of a home. In fact, 53 percent of those surveyed said, the quality of the homeowners lawn can tell you a lot about the quality of the home overall. If your home is on the market, you should know that curb appeal, or that initial feeling homeowners get when looking at the outside of a home, is important when choosing the right home to buy, said Jason Cameron, a licensed contractor and television host. Cameron and TruGreen have teamed up to provide helpful tips for achieving a beautiful, lush lawn and enhanced curb appeal. To get more tips, survey methodology, and to watch Jason Cameron in seasonal webisodes on curb appeal, visit www.TruGreen.com.Weed ControlWater, fertilizer and weed control are the three keys to an ideal lawn. According to Ben Hamza, Ph.D., TruGreen expert and director of technical operations, if you mow correctly, feed your lawn and water the right way, then weed management will be much easier. Grass competes with weeds for space and nutrients, Hamza said. Strengthening the health of turf will help your lawn win the war against weeds, such as dandelions. Watering BasicsKnowing how to effectively water your lawn is critical to the overall health of your turf. Water your lawn only when it needs it, usually about one inch a week. The first three to four inches of soil below the grass should be dry before you water. Use a trowel or a screwdriver to open the soil and feel it with your finger. Another way to test when your lawn needs water is to step on the grass. If you can easily flatten the grass with your foot, you should water it. If the grass regains its form quickly after you step on it, wait before watering. Watering in the cool of early morning is best as watering later in the day may leave sitting water and cause problems with root rot or fungal diseases. Never water on a windy day. Also, be aware of local water restrictions, usually posted online.FertilizerFactsGrasses should be fertilized when theyre actively growing So, its important to consult a lawn expert to determine wha t typeofgrassyouhaveandwhen growthoccurs.Together,homeownersandlawnexpertscan createaplantokeepgrassgrow ingatitsbestallseasonlong. Beautiful, lush and naturallooking lawns are an importan t part of our image of what a home should be. Cameron encourages homeowners to invest in a lawn they love and make sure their homes first impression is positive. Attracting Attention OutsideTake as much time as necessary (and as little money as possible) to maximize your homes exterior appeal:Dress up the front door with a new welcome mat or potted plants. Clean up the front and back yards by removing any toys, decorations, debris or broken tree limbs. Sharpen the mower blade for a cleaner c ut and better looking lawn to help get top dollar when selling your home.Closely inspect the hardware around your house. Things like doorbells, house numbers, guttering and mailboxes should be in good repair and have a fresh coat of paint.Add or update landscape lighting and consider easy-to-install solar options. In addition to providing safety and security, lighting can add attractive accents to walking paths and plantings. Punch up your landscape with color. Remove any dead or withered plants and fill in bare spots with large, blooming annuals.Make sure the driveway and sidewalks are free of cracks or crumbling concrete. Nothing makes an older house look new again like a fresh coat of paint. Repair any rotting wood, caulk windows, spruce up wood trim and then update the color of your home.