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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
Physical Description: v. : ill. ;
Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Creation Date: June 7, 2013
Publication Date: 06-21-2013

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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lake Placid (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Avon Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Highlands County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Lake Placid
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
Coordinates: 27.495556 x -81.444444 ( Place of Publication )

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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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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Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000579631
oclc - 29858590
notis - ADA7478
lccn - sn 94003669
issn - 1074-8342
System ID: UF00028423:01326

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Preceded by: Sebring news (Sebring, Fla.)
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028423/01249

Material Information

Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
Physical Description: v. : ill. ;
Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Creation Date: June 7, 2013
Publication Date: 06-21-2013

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lake Placid (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Avon Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Highlands County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Lake Placid
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
Coordinates: 27.495556 x -81.444444 ( Place of Publication )

Notes

Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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.

Record Information

Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000579631
oclc - 29858590
notis - ADA7478
lccn - sn 94003669
issn - 1074-8342
System ID: UF00028423:01326

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Preceded by: Sebring news (Sebring, Fla.)
Preceded by: Avon Park sun


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C M Y K NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, June 21-22, 2013Volume 94/Number 74 | 50 cents www.newssun .com Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 9 9 5 5 ClassifiedsA7 Dear AbbyB9 Editorial & OpinionA3 Healthy LivingB5 ReligionB6 Movie ReviewB9 PuzzlesB9 Index T -storms in the PM High 91 Low 72 Is your pet making you sick?M aybe not. But it could if youre not c areful. Find out what disease to b e on the lookout for HEALTHYLIVING, B5Passing gradeSully and Mike m eet in Monsters U niversity REVIEW, B11TransitionS ebrings Dino Lower d oes well in first year a t college level SPORTS, B1 DETAILS, A10 By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING City council members unanimously approved a budget amendment request from SebringF ire Chief Brad Batz for a new fire truck during Tuesday evenings regular meeting. The new fire engine will b e purchased for a total of $525,000 and will replace an existing fire truck that will soon be taken out of regular service. eve been pre-planning ahead and over the past several years weve been allocating certain funds towards t he purchase. At this time its time for the replacement of one of the trucks that needs to be retired to the reserve status, Batz said. T he purchase of the apparatus was piggybacked from the Floridas Sheriffs Association contract, which laid out specifications andt ook in bids for the purchase. The engine was built by Ferrara Fire Apparatus Inc. The funds for the fire truck are broken down into four SFD getting new fire truck for $525,000 B y BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Abreak-in at t he Highlands County Sports Complex has put a number of Sebring youth sports pro-g rams in a bind. As much as $13,000 worth o f football equipment for Mighty Mite, Pee Wee, Juniors and Seniors divisions w as either stolen or vandalized in the June 14 break-in. Dozens of helmets, should er pads, jerseys and other equipment were stolen from the facility on Sheriffs Tower Road. e were hit the same n ight the county, said Sebring Youth Sports P resident Marilyn McNellis. The equipment was either stolen or damaged when theyb roke in. Acounty storage area cont aining mowers, tractors and other such equipment was reportedly burglarized the Youth football program clipped by break-in $13,000 worth of equipment stolen, damaged S ee THIEVES, A5 See SEBRING, A6 WORK NOW, PLAY LATER 079099401001 Heat doesnt stop volunteers at Masons Ridge playground project By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Volunteers braved the scorching heat Thursday morning at the Masons Ridge Community in the quest for a place to play. The group of volunteers broke ground Thursday on the first ever Masons Ridge playground. The improvement to the community has been in the works for several months following a grant proposal submitted by Habitat for Humanitys Director of Development and Communications Sarah Pallone. Once the Kaboom Grant was acquired, the vision for Masons Ridge was then put down on paper. Habitat Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Playmore Recreation installer Joey Perk, at left, looks over plans Thursday morning and coordinates with volunteers to assemble new playground equipment at Masons Ridge in Sebring. Rotary Club of Avon Park member Greg Gentry (top photoound equipment Thursday morning at Masons Ridge. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Scorching hot temperatures didnt deter volunteers from working hard Thursday morning in Sebring. See VOLUNTEERS, A6 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING For the second year in a row the School Board of Highlands County has approved major changes in school administrations. In addition, because of Rebecca Flecks retirement, Brenda Longshore was named the new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Management Information Systems. Her last assignment was as the principal of Park Elementary School. Andrew Lethbridge is now director for elementary education, a district-level position. Lethbridge has been the principal at the Kindergarten Learning Center since it opened. These new appointments, along with New administrators introduced as next generation takes over See SCHOOLS, A5 By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Another two-cycle continuance for murder defendant Kenneth Felipe Jr. was granted Thursday morning during a pre-trial conference. Circuit court Judge Angela Cowdens continuance marks the fourth continuance for Felipe this year. State attorneys office is working its way through depositions for both Felipe and his co-defendant Jonathan Rodriguez. Both are accused of first-degree murder in connection with the June 2012 death of Aaron Doty. The slow-moving case is likely to take several more months before a trial date is even set. Felipes next pre-trial conference is scheduled for Aug. 22 at 8:30 a.m.. Rodriguez was scheduled to appear before the judge Thursday, but had not been in court before press time. On Wednesday, Cowden advised attorneys to be mindful with Travis Makris and Giovanni Burgos, both charged with being accesDoty case continues to have slow pace Continuances granted to 4 defendants See DOTY, A5

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C M Y K Special to the News-SunS EBRING Cornerstone Hospice recently had the u nique opportunity to recognize not only all compassionate hospice nurses who work with patients facing life-limiting illnesses, buta lso to recognize a hospice patient who is a retired nurse herself plus a U.S. Navy veteran. Nearly 30 residents and s taff gathered at Crown Pointe Assisted Living in Sebring to honor four resident retired nurses along with Anna Ellis, a Cornerstone Hospice patient and nurse, during the observance of National Nurses Week. The program that day was opened in prayer by Cornerstone Hospice chaplain Ken Geren. Cornerstone Hospice nurses Sara Taylor, Holly Rines and Barbara Brock led the other resident nurses in the Florence Nightingale pledge. After the ceremony, the group enjoyed some time of socializing where the nurses were all able to share a little about themselves. It was during this time that Anna shared that she graduated from nursing school in the mid 1940s and shortly after enlisted into the United States Navy. During World War II she served as a lieutenant in New York where she was in charge of s everal other nurses caring for our wounded soldiers. I t was during this time that she met Paul Ellis. Paul was thought to be dead when he was brought to the military hospital in New Yorkw here Anna was working. He was lying there in a cot with a sheet pulled over his head, Ms. Ellis remembers. I pulled the sheetd own to see his face and he took in a deep breath. Paul did recover and on Jan. 20, Anna and Paul were married. After having two boys, Anna continued her nursing career at a hospital in New Jersey after the war. Annas life is so rich with American history, beauty and pride. For more information on how to assist patients like Anna as a volunteer, contact Cornerstone Hospice at 3824563 or stop in and see us at 209 N. Ridgewood Drive Suite 3, Sebring FL33870. Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., a notfor-profit, community organization since 1984, provides comfort and care to Central Florida families experiencing life-limiting illnesses. More than 5,000 people in Highlands, Hardee, Lake, Polk, Orange, Osceola and Sumter counties benefit from Cornerstone programs each year. Enhanced patient and family care is made possible t hrough the generous support of individuals and g roups. For more information, to donate, or to volunteer, call (888 www.cornerstonehospice.org Page A2News-SunFriday, June 21, 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 O nline Yes 28.2% No 71.8% Total votes: 188 This weeks question: Do you think George Zimmerman will be convicted of second-degree murder? www.newssun .comP oll open through Friday. M ake your voice heard at June 18 617344048MB: 30x:2Next jackpot $44 millionJune 14 25313334MB: 20x:4 June 11 1540455053MB: 28x:4 June 19 589122327x:2Next jackpot $25 millionJune 15 31619203252x:3 June 11 22935374142x:3 June 19 211151631 June 18 57232932 June 17 39102527 June 16 1213242728 June 19 (n 0342 June 19 (d 3889 June 18 (n 5450 June 18 (d 5698 June 19 (n 875 June 19 (d 278 June 18 (n 083 June 18 (d 211 June 18 1028344319 June 14 1517192810 June 11 124324314 June 7 921283712 June 19 746475257 PB: 17Next jackpot $127 millionJune 15 2836404855 PB: 1 June 12 1622234255 PB: 32 Lottery Center Hammock changes tram tour schedule SEBRING Highlands Hammock State Park Tram Tours during the slow sum-m er off-season are scheduled for 1:30p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Ticket cost is $5 per a dult, $3 per child ages 612 (5 and under free Ticketsare purchased on the tour day.No reservations or advanced sales aret aken for daily tours. Regularly scheduled Tram Tours running at 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and at 1 and 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays andS undays will resume the first weekend in October. S pecial trams for groups and organizations are reservable as private pre-a rranged toursand cost$70 plus tax. C allthe Ranger Station at 386-6094 for more information. Whats Up meeting to be held June 25S EBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agencyw ill host its monthly Whats Up Downtown S ebring? meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Palms of Sebring, 725 S. Pine St.R epresentatives from the Heartland Young Professionals will be the g uest speakers. There will also be discussion about the CRAs 2013-2014 marketing initiatives. These monthly Whats Up Downtown? meetings are open to the public. The meetings are to discuss e vents and happening withi n the Downtown Sebring area. Anyone with an interest in Downtown Sebring is encouraged to attend.Ballroom Dancers will sponsor Caladium danceLAKE PLACID The Lake PlacidBallroom Dancers will be sponsoring a Caladium Kick-Off D ance from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at theL ake Placid Elks Lodge on County Road 621. The dance group recently formed a partnership with the Elks, meeting with Don S ansoussi and Carol Smart, and will be holding dances once a month yearr ound.With the help of th e Ladies of the Elks, there will be light refreshments available, as well as dessert andcoffee.An earliern otice had the wrong date.Lefkowitz takes spotlight at Scribes S EBRING Local writer and long-term Scribes Night Out participant Art Community Briefs C ontinued on A6 By ROD LEWIS N ews-Sun correspondentLAKE PLACID Do you have a legal question, but cant afford the legala dvise that you need? From 1-5 p.m. on Wednesday, you may get the answers to your questions. The Highlands County Bar A ssociation and Florida Rural Legal Services are sponsoring an Ask-ALawyer Event at the RCMA building at 101 Robinson St.i n Lake Placid. e are sponsoring the event in the Lake Placid area b ecause it is under served, FRLS representative Alexandra Srsic said. Free legal advice will be given to those eligible withl ow income. Legal questions may be answered in the following categories: criminal cases, VAbenefits, bankruptcy, Social Security, familyl aw, Medicaid for nursing home care, real estate or probate, estate planning, wills and trusts, consumer services, and general civill itigation. e sponsor an event at least once a year during Prob ono week near the end of October, Srsic said. In 1966, Florida Rural Legal Services Inc. was founded as a private, non-p rofit corporation that provides free civil legal advice to those that need it, are in financial need and live in the 13 south-central Floridac ounties that they serve. The FRLS also provides migrant workers with legal assistance. In 2012, the firm claims to h ave closed more than 6,000 cases and provided over 10,000 people with free legal a dvice, according to its web page. To attend the event one must call (800 ext. 3048 to register andg uarantee eligibility. To be eligible, one must live in Highlands, Polk or Hardee counties and have income and asset require-m ents that match the criteria set by the FRLS. One must register to insure the requirements are met and that there is ade-q uate staffing for the event, Srsic said. Legal questions? Ask a lawyer for free Retired hospice nurse, WWII veteran, recognized during Nurses Week Courtesy photo Front row (from left): Amy Knighton, Cornerstone Hospice aide; Anna Ellis, patient; Holly Rines, Cornerstone Hospice aide. Back row: Cory Johnson, Nurse for Crown Pointe Assisted Living; Sara Taylor RN, Cornerstone Hospice; Rosie, Activities Director Crown Pointe Assisted Living; Jackie, RN for Crown Pointe; Barbara Brock, CSH RN, CorrineB elgarde, CSH Aide; Marva Fuhriman, CSHvolunteer; Autumn Egan, Cornerstone Hospice C linical Liaison; ThomFuhriman, CSH volunteer; Ken Geren, CSH Chaplain. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comS EBRING The annual Juneteenth Multicultural Festival will be held in Sebring at Firemens Field starting at1 0 a.m. on Saturday. Juneteenth is a celebrat ion of the emancipation of slaves and is recognized in a number ofs tates as a state holiday. Each year, organizers p resent an array of foods, music, games and activities that highlight not only A frican-American culture but many other minority and ethnic groups. Juneteenth organizers invite volunteers and ven-d ors to participate in the 14th annual event Saturday. Vendors may begin set up at 8 a.m. at FiremensF ield. Vendor booths are no cost and may be on d isplay throughout the allday event. Volunteers fors et-up, music, activities, games, etc. may arrive at 9 a.m. Event co-coordinator Bob Saffold is lookingf orward to another year of cultural fun and familyfriendly atmosphere. s going to be a great event and anyone whow ants to donate or volunteer are certainly welcome to do so, Saffold said. To donate or participate in the 14th annual Juneteenth Multicultural Festival, contact Saffold at 381-5166. Helpers, vendors sought for Juneteenth ORLANDO (AP Within an hour of the new Transformers ride opening at Universal Studios on Thursday, hundreds of people stood in the sweltering Florida heat to experience the intense, 3D thrill ride. Transformers: The Ride-3D is Universal Orlandos latest, hyperreal offering to park visitors. For those who like dazzling special effects, gut-wrenching drops and battling robots, the ride will not be a disappointment. The new attraction opened following an elaborate ceremony featuring pyrotechnics, a specially created Transformers song by the band Cheap Trick and a flyover by a formation of private jets an experience that one blogger described as having rocked our faces off! Hundreds of fans cheered the films stars as they walked the red carpet past the new attraction. New ride opens at Universal BOCARATON (APA suspended South Florida lawyer suspected of disappearing with more than $3 million from his law firms client accounts has turned himself in to the FBI. The Palm Beach Post reports FBI agents are interviewing 55-year-old Timothy McCabe of Boca Raton, who turned himself in Thursday morning. Federal agents filed a criminal complaint Wednesday against McCabe, charging him with wire and bank fraud. McCabes wife said he went missing April 2. His partner said McCabe had financial problems. Investigators have uncovered emails McCabe sent to his partner saying that he had committed unspecified wrongdoing. His wife told investigators her husband sent her an email saying he had made bad business decisions. Missing lawyer turns himself in

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C M Y K But most everybody knows that the state has no easy wayt o enforce the law, which requires retailers and e-companies with a physical pres-e nce in Florida to collect the 6 percent sales tax. The biggest loophole of a ll? The law gives a free ride to out-of-state companies f rom collecting and sending to Tallahassee sales taxes from Florida buyers. T hat loophole puts the government, through its tax p olicy, picking winners and losers. From a business viewpoint, out-of-state Web companies can price out brickand-mortar stores that hireF loridians thanks to the loophole. T hats unfair to Florida businesses, which makes U.S. Sen. Marco Rubioso pposition to a proposed federal law that would apply s ales taxes to most all interstate Internet sales particularly odd. H e says hes for consumers and no new taxes. Nice sound bite. What about tax fairness and closing loopholes that in essence punish the Sunshine S tates job-creators? The federal proposal would allow states to collect taxes on Internet purchases their residents make fromo ut-of-state companies. Thats long overdue. Gov. Rick Scott just may have nudged Florida in the right direction with lastw eeks announcement that Amazon will be opening two distribution centers in Florida a $300 million investment. Amazons physical presence will mean that, finally, theS eattle-based e-company will be required to collect sales t axes from Florida buyers. About 3,000 warehouse and distribution jobs would bec reated in the state, too. Initially, Gov. Scott was r eluctant to impose the sales tax obligation, and Amazon wanted a break for two years. Agovernors spokesperson now says Amazon will col-l ect the tax when the law requires it. T he bigger issue is the unfair playing field the states loophole has created.. .. As Internet sales grow, taki ng business away from Florida-based stores, the stakes are high. New York, C alifornia and Texas already collect sales taxes on Web sales. Florida is the only large state that doesnt. Plus, Amazon has struck tax deals in other states. Last s ummer it started collecting sales taxes in Texas after that state fought for $269 millioni t said Amazon owed the Lone Star State for sales t axes, interest and penalties. Its way past time for Florida to level the business t errain and end Internet companiesfree ride. An editorial from the Miami H erald. OTHERVIEWPOINTS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMR OMONA WASHINGTONP ublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGV ICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSE xt. 507mcollins@newssun.com B USINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com Editorial & Opinion www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, June 21, 2013Page A3 Its time to level the tax playing field Is Floridas big secret. The states residents are supposed to pay taxes for online purchases. A data breach of confidential information that threatens to undermine the publics already shaken confidence in a law enforcement tool thatt racks prescriptions for painkillers and other addictive drugs. Somehow, the names, addresses, phone numbers, pharmacies and drug dosages prescribed to about 3,300 Floridians found their way into the hands of lawyers involved in the prosecution of six prescription-drug fraud cases in central Florida. The fallout has prompted a lawsuit and flurry of public records requests from the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, which is seeking answers. The responsibility for the breach lies squarely with the F lorida Department of Health, the agency that oversees the database and has done too little to protect it. Florida has seen a 17 perc ent drop in deaths due to Oxycodone and a 58 percent reduction in doctor shopping cases since the database began operationst wo years ago, according to Health Department statistics. These are the kind of promising results that supporters of the database, including us, hoped for when the state launched it in 2011. Still, the breach casts a dark cloud over the databases mechanics, specifically any safeguards to ensure privacy. Recently, the database suffered another setback when federal officials chided the state Board of Pharmacy with statistics showing that only a third of pharmacists and roughly 10 percent of physicians are using it. For a program designed to help doctors and pharmacists root out scammers, the figures are disappointingly low. The data breach, however, is more troubling. T he public deserves a nswers to its questions, including: Who had access to the pill-mill database? What prompted Health Department officials to release the infor-m ation? How did it select the 3,300 names released? What procedures are in place to prevent data breaches and how could they be improved? Was this particular breach unique, or more common than we dare think? Unfortunately, there are far more questions than answers, and thats the problem. Answers must come from the Health Department sooner rather than later. An editorial from the Orlando Sentinel. Answers needed in pill mill case data breach Floridas pill mill database has sprung an embarrassing leak. EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Yes, it is possible. You can pursue the Americand ream. And maybe even be on your way to achieving it b y age 11. That wont necessarily stop comments by racists or cretins who think i s cool and intelligent to stereotype, belittle and insult. But they cant stop a proud and determined kid from marching, head heldh igh, straight towards that American dream. And thats the story of San Antonios Sebastien De La Cruz, a youngs inger who sang his heart out on Americas Got T alent and at other venues, pouring virtually his entireb eing into his vocal renditions, proving that some people are imbued with almost angelical artistic sensitivity. If De La Cruz is liv-i ng the American dream, the Internet get-a-lifers who went after him due to his high profile seemed to be talking in their racist sleep and lost big time in the end. News accounts note that at age six, De La Cruz wanted to learn how to sing mariachi songs. And since most kids are little sponges, with work and practice he honed his craft and soaked up what he needed to know. He sang at community events, and with his beautiful, proud, strong voice soon became known in Texas as: El Charro de Oro (the Golden Mariachi). He was also the virtual embodiment of a slogan, Anything You Can Imagine, You Can Do, Californias Camp Axios uses for its young campers. Each summer, the San Pedro-based non-denominational camping program provides a week of free camping for inner city at risk kids 9 to 13. They fill the days with fun activities and motiv ational segments to teach kids that if they can think it a nd dream it, they can do it. And boy is De La Cruz d oing it. Last year, at age 10, he made through the brutal initial auditions to get onto Americas Got Talent. Heb egan to cry when telling the judges that by being up there he felt closer to his goal of winning so he could get the money to help hisb rother have an operation for a hearing problem. He sang the old-time favorite Besame Mucho, backed by a Mariachi band, then threw a rose to Sharon Osborne. He was later called back and did a mariachi version of Frank Sinatras New York New York. In the end, he made it to the semifinals. If he didnt win the whole contest, he won a national audiences hearts. And it was NOTjust his age: it was his clear talent, sincerity, and commitment to his cherished art. During Game Three of the NBAfinals country artist Darius Rucker was delayed, so De La Cruz agreed to do the Star Spangled Banner on short notice. He wowed the stadium and home audiences. And then came Twitter: This lil Mexican snuck in the country like 4 hours ago no he singing thea nthem wrote one..(De La Cruz was born here) Why t hey got a Mexican kid singing the national anthem, wrote another ( apparently forgetting about Americas millions of Mexican-Americans). t believe they had the nerve to have a beaner singt he national anthem of AMERICA... (De La Cruzs father served in the Navy). Was De La Cruz crushed? N o. He sent his own Tweet: Please do not pay attention t o the negative people. I am an American living theA merican Dream. This is part of the American life. News reports carried Spurs coach Gregg Popovichs reaction: Hes ac lass act. Way more mature than most his age. And as much as those comments by the idiots saddens you about your country, he makes youf eel that the future could be very bright. And so the Spurs invited him back to do the anthem in Game Four. And he wowed the team and audience again. Which goes to prove: if you can imagine the American Dream, and dont let anyone steal it, you can do it. I suspect well hear a lot about De La Cruz in future years long after the Tweeting racists and cretins who had their names displayed next to their Tweets will be deservedly forgotten. Joe Gandelman is a veteran journalist who wrote for newspapers overseas and in the United States. He can be reached at jgandelman@themoderatevoice.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Sebastien De La Cruz, the bigots and the American dream Independents Eye Joe Gandelman

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C M Y K Associated PressSANFORD George Z immermans defense attorney asked a pool of 40 potential jurors on Thursday whether they truly believed a defendant was innocent untilp roven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, the first time t he defense has questioned those who made it to thes econd round of jury selection. Defense attorney Mark OMara said screening the prospective jurors for anyb iases or prejudices is probably as critical if not more critical than the evidence. If you bring that into the courtroom, then what wec ant get is a fair verdict, he said. Zimmerman, 29, says he acted in self-defense in shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in the central Florida community of Sanford where Zimmerman lived. Martins shooting death on Feb. 26, 2012 and the initial decision not to charge him led to public outrage and demonstrations around the nation, with some accus-i ng Sanford police of failing to thoroughly investigate the shooting. Prosecutors have said Zimmerman, while a neigh-b orhood watch volunteer for his community, profiled the b lack teenager as Martin was walking back from a conven-i ence store to the home of his fathers fiancee. Zimmerman identifies himself as Hispanic. Prosecutors and defense a ttorneys are trying to pick six jurors and four alternates this week so they can start opening statements early next week. P rosecutor Bernie de la Rionda began the second round of more intensive, personal questioning Wednesday with the potential jurors, whose names are kept confidential. The final jury will be sequestered throughout the trial. Several jury candidates were involved with rescuing animals, and the pool included people who compete in arm-wrestling, fishing and b arbecue competitions. Seven potential jurors said they had previously beena rrested, but they said their cases had been dropped and they thought theyd beent reated fairly. Fourteen candidates said they had been victims ofc rimes, including four whod been victims of violent crimes. Awhite woman in her 50s said it would be diff icult for her to keep her e xperience with a violent crime out of the courtroom. Its always in my mind, s he said. Twenty-seven of the 40 potential jurors are white,s even are black, three are mixed race and three are Hispanic. Twenty-four are women and 16 are men. Page A4News-SunFriday, June 21, 2013www.newssun.com GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 6/21/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 6 6 7 7 0 0 By MICHAELJ. MISHAK A ssociated PressMiami (AP voters give Sen. Marco Rubio negative marks for his handling of immigra-t ion and gun issues in Washington but still hold favorable views of the rising Republican star, a statewide poll released Wednesday shows. T he Quinnipiac University poll finds 41 p ercent disapprove of Rubios handling of an immigration over-h aul in the Senate that would give an e stimated 11 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally a path to citizenship. The random tele-p hone survey of 1,176 registered voters t aken June 11-16 shows 33 percent approve. Rubio, a tea party f avorite and possible GOP presidential candidate, is o ne of the authors of the far-reaching immigration proposal but has refused top ledge support for the measure without tougher border security provisions a nd stricter standards for who qualifies for governm ent programs. He also wants immigrants to prove they are proficient in English before receiving permanent legals tatus. The poll found that 58 percent of Florida voters back a path to citizenship for those here illegally. As perhaps the bestknown Hispanic-Americani n national politics, Sen. Marco Rubio has a tightrope to walk between k eeping the folks back home happy and serving as a high-profile symbol for the GOPnationally, said Peter A. Brown, assistantd irector of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. Overall, a slim majority of Florida voters 51 percent approve of thej ob Rubio is doing as the states junior senator. O n gun issues, 49 percent of voters said they view Rubio lessf avorably after he voted against a prop osal that would have required background checks on people buying firearms at guns hows or online, compared to 10 percent w ho view him more favorably. Thirty-eight percent said t he vote made no difference. A n overwhelming majority of voters strongly support backgroundc hecks, including 63 percent of gun owners. Meanwhile, Hillary C linton remains a heavy early favorite among F lorida voters in a hypothetical 2016 presidential matchup against either Rubio or former Gov. Jeb Bush. Republicans arem ore competitive against Vice President Joe Biden. The survey, which has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.9 percentage points, shows Bush beating Biden, 47-43. Rubio is in as tatistical tie with the vice president. J oe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/MCT Sybrina Fulton, from left, and Tracy Martin, (aboveents of slain teen Trayvon Martin, with their attorney Benjamin C rump, watch potential jurors arrive in the courtroom Wednesday. Below, George Zimmerman talks to co-counsel Don West. State News Zimmerman jurors quizzed on presumption of innocence Testimony could begin as early as Monday in trial Poll: Rubio gets negative marks on immigration R ubio MIAMI (AP Dade County officials say they wont charge a 19-yearold in the fatal shooting of an unarmed burglar. Wednesdays announcement came after prosecutors concluded they couldnt prove Jordan Beswicks guilt under Floridas stand your ground self-defense law. Beswick faced seconddegree murder charges in the January death of 22-year-old Bryan Antonio DeJesus. State Attorneys Office spokesman Ed Griffith told The Miami Herald the very nature of the break-in gave Beswick legal justification. Police say Beswick was home alone when someone knocked on the door. He then heard someone coming through the sliding door. He grabbed a gun and when DeJesus emerged from the bedroom, Beswick fired. The shots missed DeJesus, and Beswick ran outside. When he saw DeJesus move the blinds to come out the window, he fired the fatal shot. Charges dropped in Miami stand your ground case MIAMI (APAcouple has filed a lawsuit against a South Florida sports bar where a deck collapsed into Biscayne Bay last week. A14-page complaint claims Shuckers Bar & Grill in North Bay Village had a duty to properly maintain its property. The complaint was filed in Miami-Dade Circuit Court this week by Reynaldo Reyes and Flavia Guisella Ellemberger. Officials say about 100 people many watching the Miami Heat play the San Antonio Spurs were on Shuckerswooden deck Thursday night when it gave way. Two dozen people sustained injuries. Couple in deck collapse sues sports bar owners

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C M Y K c hanges among school principals and assistant principals, a re partly due to a generation of educators reaching retirement and partly due to the new direction education is taking in the country. The nation-a l movement toward stricter teacher standards, higher e xpectations of students and a focus on critical and analytical thinking, while not new,r equires a different approach and renewed energy. T he excitement was palpable in the school board room Tuesday night. Longshore b eamed as she shook hands with board members at the announcement of her appointment. I am so, so excited, she s aid, and honored to be moving to the district. There is a new feeling of change for the better, she added, not just in Highlands County, but in thef ield of education as a whole. She was proud, Longshore s aid, to work in a district that put its students first. T he new principals and assistant principals were introduced to the school board Tuesday night. Most of the administrators were reassignedf rom other districts schools. Only three schools retain the same principal and assistant principal from 2012-2013: Lake Placid Elementary( Carey Conner), Lake Placid Middle (Julia Burnett Lake Placid High School (Toni Stivender). Five schools have new principals: Lake Country (Carla Bell), Memorial, Park (Kaye Bowers), Woodlawn (Melissa Blackman) elementary schools and the KLC (Seth Lambert The most changes are at the assistant principal level, where 12 schools will see new faces: Avon Elementary, Avon Park High School, Avon Middle, Cracker Trail Elementary, Fred Wild, Hill-Gustat Middle, Memorial Elementary, ParkE lementary, Sebring Middle, Sun N Lake, and Woodlawn E lementary schools. Sebring High School is adding an additional assistant principal, for a total of four twice as many as any other school. This is because Sebring has by far the largests chool population and is the home of several special, count y-wide programs. Several veteran administrators retired this year, including Judy Dyer, Ruth Handley, Stu Guthrie and Margie Rhoades. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, June 21, 2013Page A5 MARTIAL ARTS (pp camp; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 2 2 0 0 heartland biz spotlight; 3.639"; 8"; Black plus three; p rocess, heartlands biz spotli; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 4 4 2 2 6 6 POLK, CAROLE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; main rhr top listing on lakevi; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 6 6 3 3 1 1 Get The BEST Coverage in Highlands County Subscribe to the C ontinued from A1 News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Brenda Longshore is the new assistant school superintendent. She is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating district curriculum. Andrew Lethbridge is the districts new director of elementary education. School Board gets to meet new administrators same evening. Afence apparently was knocked down as part of that incident. At least some of that equipment, including two lawn mowers and a tractor has since been recovered. Two Sand Pro raking machines, a pair of lawn mowers and other equipment still are missing. McNellis already has been contacting community businesses in an effort to find those who would donate cash or equipment to get the teams back in gear. ere going to have a car wash on June 29 to help raise money, she said. Those with information on the crime are asked to call the Highlands County Sheriffs Office at 402-7200. Anyone wishing to help the Sebring Youth Sports Program may call McNellis at 633-9998 Continued from A1 Thieves steal football equipment

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C M Y K Page A6News-SunFriday, June 21, 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 ICS CREMATION; 1.736"; 3"; Black; obit page tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 4 4 0 0 1 1 SHAMBLIN, SHIRLEY; 9.347"; 2"; Black; front section; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 6 6 7 7 4 4 Lefkowitz steps up as featured reader at Sundays SNO event at 6 p.m. at Brewsters Coffee House.H ell be reading his short story called What Happened to Mikey? an example, he says, of his Flash Fiction-style ofw riting: tight, crisp, to the point and without a lot of description to hamper the action. I want to quickly bring the reader to a sur-p rise, twisted or humorous ending. The evening promises an Open Mike portion to allow others to read from their works. Another localw riter, Carolyn Henderson, will keep the ball rolling as m oderator. Listeners are also invited. For the benefit of newc omers, Lefkowitz offers some pointers: SNO events a re held the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 6 p.m. at Brewsters (2191 U.S. 27 North, just south of HomeD epot). Admission is free and the public is welcome. T o be a future featured reader, see the moderator, and to take part in OpenM ike, sign up on arrival. SNO welcomes a wide r ange of literature, but it is not a platform for religious or political issues. SNOe vents are open to anyone 18 and over. Brewsters will be selli ng refreshments. For information, call Lefkowitz at 3 85-1554. Youth For Christ plans Fun-RaiserS EBRING Youth For Christ will hold a Camp Fun-Raiser from 6-9 p.m. today at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center to help send kids to camp. There will be a dine-in or carry-out dinner for $8, a silent auction and line d ancing. For more information, call 386-0005.Garden Club plans plant saleSEBRING The Garden C lub of Sebring will have its plant sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Alligator Antiques, 2651 U.S. 27 South, across from SunsetG rille. There will be a large variety of plants tropica l, n ative and butterfly attractors. All plants will be priced at $3 or less, with all proceeds going toward t he clubs scholarship fund.STR8 UP plans car washLAKE PLACID STR8 U PYouth Ministry Car Wash will be from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday. Com e and support the youth at 1 13 S. Main Ave. All proceeds will go directly back into the ministry for specialp rojects and summer prog ramming. For more information call the office at 863-6991 480.A MVET Ladies plan spaghetti dinnerSEBRING AMVET Ladies Auxiliary will host a spaghetti dinner from 5-7p .m. Saturday. Donation is $6. Karaoke with BilDi from 6-9 p.m.Man searching for step-sonA man called the NewsSun saying he is trying to reach his step-son. Jack H ands said he is trying to contact Aaron Hawk in Avon Park and would like him to call 314-8464. C ontinued from A2 different categories: $255,000 was allocated from general fund dollars, infrastructure fund provided $195,000 and another $75,000 was appropriated from the assigned fund balance designated for future truck purchase within infrastructure fund. Budgeted funds totaling $7,108 will be used to purchase additional equipment once the truck is purchased. s a big truck, Batz said with a chuckle. We are looking to move one of the trucks to retirement on reserve status with the purchase of this apparatus. Present council members John Clark, Scott Stanley and Andrew Fells unanimously approved the motion. Council members also approved the designation of Wall Street as a fire lane and the installation of signs to that effect in the area. It doesnt impact any current parking or any routes, just the parking directly in the middle of Wall. Were hoping that with signage and whatnot this will be a visual indicator that people dont park in that area. The normal primary route around the Circle, it limits where vendors can be placed, so in an effort to expand that and give more area for vendors to go were trying to make Wall our primary and Circle our secondary, Batz said. Councils concerns regarding the placement of the signs and view obstruction came up following Batzs request. I can see, theoretically, you could put it (signage the buildings along the wall, Fells said. Batz stated that he would be meeting with Public Works Director Ken Fields to discuss the placement of the signage on the buildings, which are private property. ere working with Ken and city staff to see what the best placement would be, Batz said. Continued from A1 M cGee was thrilled with the turnout on the first day of construction. The Playworld System playground set was constructed from the ground up. The playground set was put together b y the small group of volunteers led by Playmore Recreation Products and Services professional installer Joey Perk of Cape Coral. McGee was impressed with the hard w ork the volunteers were displaying in the mid-morning heat. e have about 25 volunteers today. There are high school students from the Avon Park Key Club, theres a couple of Rotary members here, we had Home Depot come out in a big way and there are a couple of regular volunteers who heard about the project and just showed up, McGee said. The group took pains to make sure that the job is done right to ensure the safety of the children that will soon be playing on the equipment. ou see a play set and think that it isnt that hard of a job, but it is really tedious. You have to dig holes to a specific depth and they have to be level. Then you have to place the brick in the hole for the foundation and it has to be level. They even brought out the laser level, so its a lot of work but everyone is working together and getting it done, said McGee. Weve never done a playground before so the families here are excited and theyve beena nticipating it. Currently, Masons Ridge has 16 homes built on the property. There are 13 families living in the community with a total of 12 children. T he placed playground is just a small part of what Habitat for Humanity is planning to bring to Masons Ridge. The playground was placed in a specific lot to set the tone for the future community center building that is also in the works. The Masons Ridge playground installation project will continue today. New volunteers are welcome to join Habitat and the other volunteers at the site between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Volunteers are also welcome in other areas of the organization, including the store and rehabilitation of homes. To volunteer at the playground or any other projects contact McGee at 385-7156. Continued from A1 sories after the fact. Makris and Burgos were not present in theH ighlands County courtroom Wednesday, however defense attorney Bill Fletcher spoke on behalf of his two clients. Im just kind of following the lead of lawyers in the murder case and continuing the (depositions are relevant to my accessory after the fact case. Its going to be a long process, Fletcher stated. The States Attorney offered no objection to another continuance. C owden granted another continuance but asked the attorneys to be attentive. I want you to keep a short leash on those cases ... and keep them updated Cowden stated. No plea deals were discussed in the courtroom Wednesday. Cowden set the next pretrial hearing for Burgos and Makris for July 17 at 8:30 a.m. C ontinued from A1 N ews-Sun photo by C HRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Norman Stephens, retiring president of South Florida State College, is honored by The School Board of Highlands County Tuesday night. Stephens was praised for his leadership in growingt he college while adjusting t o local business needs, e nhancing advanced academics and creating partnerships with the district a nd high schools. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY School Board Attorney John McClure serenades Connie Scobey before the boars Tuesday meeting in honor of herr etirement Friday. Scobey is headed to Tennessee. McClure reminded her about the wonder of moonshine in his lyrics. Scobey, Stephens honored at School Board meeting Community Briefs Doty case plods along Sebring council approves new fire truck Volunteers assembling new playground News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Rotary Club of Highlands County member Scott Fettinger tightens a bolt Thursday, while volunteering his time to help Habitat for Humanity at Masons Ridge in Sebring. Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 21, 2013Page A7 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-193 IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT R. KING, JR. a.k.a. ROBERT RUTLEDGE KING, JR. Deceased. Division PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROBERT R. KING, JR. a.k.a. ROBERT RUTLEDGE KING, JR., deceased, whose date of death was April 9, 2013, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-8671, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF 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 June 14, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Robert R. King, III P.O. Box 430 Avon Park, Florida 33826 Attorney for Personal Representatives: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 Telephone: (863 June 14, 21, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000973 JAMES B NUTTER & COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. VIRGINIA MAE MOODY, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST VIRGINIA MAE MOODY A/K/A VIRGINIA M. MOODY, DECEASED LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in HIGHL ANDS County, Florida: LOT 5, WALLACE STEVENS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, AT PAGE 91, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 10th day of June, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Cler k Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 NUTTER-FNMA-R-pschriber-Team 4-F12015359 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special a ccommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (8137 prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. June 14, 21, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case #: GC 13-68 Judge: ELIZABETH WILLIAMS Petitioner ELIJAH FOGLE, THERESA JOHNSON, CARETHA WASHINGTON FOGLE, CORELL BYRD, JEREMIAH FOGLE, HAZIKIAH FOGLE, MALACHI FOGLE, SYVALIEN MATHEWS, MARY PERRY, ELICLAY FOGLE and DELORIS ANDERSON Respondents NOTICE OF ACTION PROPERTY TO: Caretha Washington 1309 S. Verona Blvd. Avon Park, FL 33825 Theresa Johnson P.O. Box 151332 Ely, NV 89315 Elijah Fogle 9403 Waldstrasse Ct. Orlando, FL 32825 Mary Perry 203 S. Wells Ave. Dundee, fL 33838 or if any of the aforesaid persons is dead, then his or her unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grantees; and any and all other persons or parties claiming by, though, under or against them; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status, if known, claiming under any of the above named or interest in and to the lands hereinafter described. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Action to Cancel a Mortgage for the following described property in Highlands County, Florida, to wit: Lot 24, Block 4, Hatchell's Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Transcript Book, Page 19, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any to it, on the Plaintiff(s dress is: David F. Lanier, Esq., P.O. Box 400, Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or before July 24th, 2013, otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on June 10, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk June 21, 28; July 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: GC 13-525 TD BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. ESTATE OF GEORGE FILIP a/k/a GEORGE W. FILIP; HEIRS AT LAW OF GEORGE F ILIP a/k/a GEORGE W. FILIP; H. CHRISTINE FILIP a/k/a CHRIS FILIP; UNKNOWN SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE(S THE GEORGE W. FILIP REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST DATED OCTOBER 2, 2006; PLACID LAKES AVIATION ESTATES ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida non-profit corporation; and TENANT #1 and TENANT #2, unknown parties in possession, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ESTATE OF GEORGE FILIP a/k/a GEORGE W. FILIP2 09 Fiji Way NE Lake Placid, FL 33852 -andH EIRS AT LAW OF GEORGE FILIP a/k/a GEORGE W. FILIP 209 Fiji Way NE Lake Placid, FL 33852 -andUNKNOWN SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE(S GEORGE W. FILIP REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST DATED OCTOBER 2, 2006 209 Fiji Way NE Lake Placid, FL 33852 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, to foreclose a Mortgage recorded on August 23, 2006 in Official Records Book 2001, Page 890 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida (the ``Mortgage'' the following real property situated, lying, and being in Highlands County, Florida, and more particularly described as: Being Lot Number 5, 7, 9, 10 and 11, Block 240 in Placid Lakes Section Twenty as shown in the recorded Plat/Map thereof in Plat Book 9, Page 31 of Highlands County Records together with all existing or subsequently erected or affixed buildings, improvements, and fixtures (the ``Property'' dress of 225 Easter Way NE, Lake Placid, FL 33852. You are required to file your written defenses, if any, to it with the Clerk of the above-styled Court and to serve a copy thereof on Noelle P. Pankey, Esquire, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is Akerman Senterfitt, 222 Lakeview Drive, Suite 400, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401, within thirty (30 cation of this Notice of Action. If you fail to do so, Judgment by default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in t he Complaint. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in The News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and seal this 12th day of June, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE (Court Seal By: /s/ Brenda Liz Jimenez Deputy Clerk (2653114;1 June 21, 28, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282013CA000194GCAXMX CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. SAMANTHA BABCOCK, et al Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION T O: SAMANTHA BABCOCK and HEATHER USELTON RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 302 EAGLE AVENUE, APT D, PHILADELPHIA, NY 13673 TO: UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF KAREN BABCOCK, DECEASED; RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 4410 LAFAYETTE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33875-5215 Y OU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: Lot 4, Block 9, Unit 1, QUAIL RUN VILLAS, LAKE HAVEN ESTATES, SECTION 1, according to t he plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 100, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan PLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address if 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before or immediately thereafter, July 3, 2013 otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This notice shall be published one a week for two consecutive weeks in The News-Sun. DATED: ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of the Court Movant counsel certifies that a bona fide effort to resolve this matter on the motion notice has been made or that, because of time consideration, such effort has not yet been made but will be made prior to the scheduled hearing. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts Systems, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of our 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 14, 21, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2013-CA-000125 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Plaintiff, vs. MELANIE S. EILAND, ET AL, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION To: Melanie S. Eiland The Unknown Spouse of Melanie S. Eiland Tenant 1 Tenant 2 Last Known Address: 3005 Skipper Ct, Sebring, FL 33875-9683 Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 5, BLOCK 37, OF ORANGE BLOSSOM COUNTRY CLUB COMMUNITY, UNIT 15, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3005 Skipper Ct, Sebring, FL 33875-9683 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with this Court either before July 23, 2013 service on Plaintiff's attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 7th day of June, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 014416F01 **See the Americans with Disabilities Act If you 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 14, 21, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-001153 REVERSE MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS, INC. Plaintiff, vs. JO ANN MCLAUGHLIN F/K/A JO ANN ACHESON, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JO ANN MCLAUGHLIN F/K/A JO ANN ACHESON, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed June 3, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 28-2012-CA-001153 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 4th day of October, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lots 9035, 9036 and the NW 1/2 of Lot 9037, Avon Park Lakes Unit no. 28, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 28, 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 this 5th day of June, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak DEPUTY CLERK 1463817 12-04843-1 June 21, 28, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-001110 ALLY BANK, PLAINTIFF, VS. WAYNE H. GRAHAM, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 5, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-001110 in the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein ALLY BANK was the Plaintiff and WAYNE H. GRAHAM, ET AL., the Defendant(s bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 on the 8th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said F inal Judgment: THE SOUTH HALF OF LOT 16, BLOCK C, SERENITY SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 1, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS C OUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 16, BLOCK C; THENCE RUN SOUTH 79 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 16, BLOCK C, FOR A DISTANCE OF 130.00 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 16, BOCK C; THENCE RUN NORTH 10 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 16, BLOCK C, FOR A DISTANCE OF 38.135 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN NORTH 80 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 01 SECOND WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 125.11 FEET TO A POINT OF INTERSECTION WITH THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 16, BLOCK C; THENCE RUN SOUTH 17 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 01 SECOND WEST ALONG THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 16, BLOCK C, FOR A DISTANCE OF 37.38 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS OF THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER, AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk, Circuit Court /s/ Brenda Liz Jimenez 12-01069 gg-fl Deputy Clerk June 14, 21, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001716 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. ANNE S. HARRIS A/K/A GEORGIANNE HARRIS A/K/A GEORGIANNA S. HARRIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE RAYMOND M. HARRIS REVOCABLE TRUST DATED JULY 7, 1991 AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on May 23, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 12, OF FRANSVILLA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 120 LAKE FRANCIS DR, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on July 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 11th day of June, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk June 14, 21, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000293 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2, Plaintiff, vs. CHERYL L. WARD A/K/A CHERYL WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN RAY; ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 3, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000293, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2 is Plaintiff and CHERYL L. WARD A/K/A CHERYL WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN RAY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CHERYL L. WARD A/K/A/ CHERYL WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN RAY; UNKNOWN TENANT(S POSSESSION N/K/A JESSICA WARD; are defendants. The Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, bidding begins at 11:00 A.M., Eastern Time, on the 5th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 25, BLOCK 54, OF SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE(S LANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A /K/A 4316 Talbot Street, Sebring, FL 33872 Dated this 4th day of June, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk In accordance with requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA Highlands County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities. 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 provisions of certain assistance. 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C M Y K Page A8News-SunFriday, June 21, 2013www.newssun.com NOTICE OF INTENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHL ANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OR AMENDMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CODE OF CONDUCT A ND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING N OTICE is hereby given that THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY intends to adopt School Board Code o f Conduct at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room, G eorge Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. The proposed changes to the handbook shall be effective upon adoption. Pursuant to S ection 120.54, Florida Statutes, any affected person has t wenty-one (21 quest the opportunity to present evidence and argument to t he School Board of Highlands County, Florida regarding the proposed manual. Such hearing must be requested in w riting and received by Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870, within 21 days after p ublication of this notice. If such hearing is requested, it will be held Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at 5:45 p.m. Any p erson desiring to attend such a hearing is requested to call the Superintendents office to verify whether such h earing has been requested. The purpose and effect of the proposed manual is to modify the Code of Conduct to update in accordance with annual review and implement statutory changes and other corrective measures as deemed necessary. The following topics will be amended: 1. Student Dress Code (p.171jw ear clothing or display jewelry, buttons or any other items ( including tattoos) with words, phrases, symbols, pictures, patches or graphics which are indecent, distractive or disruptive to the learning environment. This includes anything that is hazardous, offensive or suggestive. Para-g raph (1h Punishment (p.20 tend any school-sponsored activity the day they receive corporal punishment. 3. Alcoholic Beverages, Drugs, (p.31): 1. Possession i) K-2 and any other synthetic compound used in an attempt to obtain an altered state of consciousness. 4. Tobacco (p.32): c) Possessing or using electronic cigarettes/nicotine delivery systems. 4. Electronic Communications (p.33 vice use by a student during an unauthorized time will result in the teacher or administrator directing the student to turn off the device and to put it away. Administration will be notified by referral. Repeated use of an electronic device may result in an administrator confiscating the device and returning it to the parent after a parent/administrator conference. Any failure to comply with a directive by a teacher or administrator for the student to shut off and put away the device shall result in a referral for Defiance of Authority. 5. Other Dangerous Objects (p.38 guns are added to the list of prohibited dangerous objects. The specific legal authority includes Article IX Section 4(b Constitution of the State of Florida; Sections 1001.32, 1001.41, 1001.43, 1006.07, 1006.15, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office (Attn. Connie Scobey Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday HIGHLANDS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD, BY: Wally Cox, Superintendent & ex officio secretary June 21, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-215 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF MARION J. FRANCIS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARION J. F RANCIS, deceased, whose date of death was March 16, 2013, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-8214, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 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. A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, 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 June 21, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ David Ross Francis 2400 North Roxbury Road Avon Park, Florida 33825 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 Telephone: (863 June 21, 28, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-231 IN RE: ESTATE OF LAWRENCE WESLEY MERTZ aka LAWRENCE MERTZ, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of LAWRENCE WESLEY MERTZ aka LAWRENCE MERTZ, deceased, File Number PC 13-231, by the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was May 17, 2012; that the total value of the estate is $5,000.00; and the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address James A. Mertz 2909 6th Street NE Hurdsfield, ND 58451 J effrey L. Mertz 2911 6th Street NE Hurdsfield, ND 58451 ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and persons havi ng claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payments was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 DENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is June 14th, 2013. Person Giving Notice /s/ James A. Mertz 2909 6th Street NE Hurdsfield, ND 58451 Attorney for Person Giving Notice /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 (863 June 14, 21, 2013 1050L egalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 21, 2013Page A9 Contact UsBy Phone(863By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/ 9000 TransportationASSORTED ALLIGATORPRODUCTS Wallets, Money Clips, Key Chains, Knives and Fishing Gear. Call for more information. 863-471-3273 8350Sporting GoodsSEADOO '01GTS, 3 passenger w/galvenized trailer. Good cond. $2000 obo. Call 863-441-2065. 8050Boats & Motors 8000 R ecreationNOTICEFlorida 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 SEBRING, HUGEGARAGE SALE! Sat. 7 12noon. 221 Kite Ave. Knick knacks, wall decor, kids clothing, women's & men's clothing, tools, baby items, toys, shoes, purses & more. SEBRING 6409Old Orchard Ave., Sat & Sun, June 22 & 23, 9am 2pm. Something For Everyone! SEBRING *MOVING SALE 1905 Bignonia Dr. Fri & Sat, June 21 & 2 2, 8am 2pm. Furniture, Household Items, Tools. Too Much To List! SEBRING *GRAND YARD SALE 3304 Sparta Cir., Fri & Sat., June 21 & 22, 7am ? Furniture, Tools, Household Items, Clothes, Electronics, Bicycles, Outdoor Furn., Scooter. Much More! SEBRING FRI.& Sat. 7:30 1:30pm. 1201 Patricia St. Boat, motor, trailer, ATV, tools, pond, gardening, electronics & clothing. SEBRING -4321 Maserati St. (behind Wal-Mart) Fri & Sat, June 21 & 22,. 8AM-3PM. Everything Priced To Sell! Something For Everyone!! Too Much To List!!! LORIDA -Church of God of Prophecy 1808 US HWY 98 Fri & Sat 6/21 & 22, 8am-? Sat. 11am serving BBQ Ribs & chicken plus swamp cabbage. Dinners $7. Baked goods, homemade jellies, Knick Knacks & misc. Much More! 7320Garage &Yard Sales LAKE PLACIDFri. Sat. 8 2pm. 1503 Coverdale Ct. Sylvan Shores. Lowrey Organ. DON'T MISS THIS ONE!! CHEAP! CHEAP! CHEAP! LAKE PLACID* HUGE ESTATE SALE 3101 Timberline Ave (Leisure Lakes & Sat, June 21 & 22, 7am 2pm. Furn., Tools, Yard Equip., Household Items, Electronics, Decor. misc., & MORE!! 7320Garage &Y ard Sales 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 TOASTER OVEN4 slice, Black & Decker. Never opened. Asking $60. obo. Call 863-446-0849. SET OFCHINA/Gold rim. 50 pieces. Perfect cond. $50. 863-453-3104 OCCASIONAL CHAIRGreen, perfect cond. $45. 863-453-3104 MOUTAIN BIKE/ Men's 26 Inch / 18 Speed / Good Condition. $40. 863-402-2285 COLEMAN LANTERNS(4 MANTLE. All 4 for $40. Will separate. 863-402-2285 7310B argain BuysGAS GRILL,Perfect Flame 4 burner LP, w/side burner & 2 propane tanks. Like new. $140. 863-465-9408. 7300MiscellaneousESTATE OFDUKE B. BAILEYAUCTION!980 + Farm / Ranch Acres 11AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 29 Livestock / Crop Potential Property site 2786 SR 29 S, LaBelle, FL. PREVIEW: 11am 2pm Saturday, June 22HIGGENBOTHAM AUCTIONEERS800-257-4161higgenbotham.com M.E.Higgenbotham CAI, CES, AARE FL, Lic# AU305 AB158 7020Auctions 7000 M erchandiseAVON PARKFemale Roommate to share a 3 bedroom house. $450/mo. Call 863-449-0118. 6450R oommates Wanted SEBRING 3BR(Possible 4 BR Large Fenced Yard. Nice area, Indian Streets off Lakeview Dr. $700 Mo., Terms Negotiable. 863-446-1861 SEBRING 3BR/2BA Lakefront home w/pool. Many upgrades. Nice yard. Enjoy boating, fishing & swimming, right in your own back yard! $1200 per mo 1st./last/sec. 863-446-1861 LAKE PLACID3/2 131 Loquat Rd. Screened patio. $700/mo. + $1,000. security. Call 305-804-5464 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. plus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses SEBRING -DINNER LAKE AREA 1BR, 1BA Apartments for Rent. $425.00 / mo. Includes water. Large rooms, fresh paint & tile floors. Call Gary Johnson @ 863-381-1861 LAKE PLACID1 & 2 BR, APTS. RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE, FORECLOSURES WELCOME THORNBURY APARTMENTS TTY 800-955-8771 863-465-4526RELAX ATLake Isis Villas** Luxurious ** 1 BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting.RENTED!!!! 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING 2/1Nice, large Duplex, newly remodeled, screen porch, $550/mo. + $500 dep. 1919 Wightman Ave. Call for details. 863-381-0357 or 863-446-2838. 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 R entalsVENUS -New 4BR/2BA (jacuzzi in Master) A/C, tile, W/D, porch, w/option 20 acres. 8 horse barn, privacy fence, 1 bl. from Hwy 27. 731 CR 201. 786-370-2778 or 305-725-0301 5150Mobile HomesFor Rent4/2 STOCKSequoia 2,200 sq. ft. $12K OFF! TEXT STORE 126A TO: 313131 Call John Lyons @ 800-622-2832 ext 210 for details 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 M obile Homes LAKE PLACID* NICE / FURNISHED 2BR/2BA/2 CG. All Carpet, w/ Vinyl Kit. Quiet Neighborhood. Boat Slip avail. 16 Lake Side Trl. / Country Walk Sub. $115,000. 863-465-1321 To View. BEAUTIFUL 3/2w/1.5 Car Garage-Lake Placid. Built in 2007 located in a nice quiet neighborhood. The home features ceramic tile throughout the main living area, carpet in bedrooms. Split floor plan with living room, dining room, kitchen nook & separate laundry room w/washer & dryer. Ceiling fans in every room, marble bathroom tops solid surface kitchen counter tops. Call 863-465-0320 or 863-441-5625. 4100Homes for SaleLake PlacidIN 55+COMMUNITY-BEAUTIFUL2 bedroom 2 bath home in Village Setting with all of the amenities and security for an active and serene senior lifestyle on the historic Suwannee RIVER. A few amenities are: *Planned Activities, Social Clubs Church Groups *Medical Pharmacy available *Fitness and Wellness Center Nature Trail *Village Square Shops and Services *Conference Retreat Center *Village Lodge/Other Guest Accommodations *Artist Series Please visit www.acfillage.net for a complete list of amenities. CALL TODAY! Hallmark Real Estate, Janet Creel @ 1-877-755-6600 or visit www.hallmarklakecity.com 4040Homes For Sale 4000 R eal Estate 3000 F inancial TREE SERVICEIS SEEKING Exp. Tree Worker. Drivers License required Leave detailed message at 863-465-7491 T EACHERS NEEDEDfor a Christian School in Avon Park Pre-K & Elementary Classes avail. Certified & UN-Certified welcome to apply, F/T. 863-453-8687 STANELY STEEMERNow Accepting Applications for Cleaning Technician. Good Driving Record, People Person. Drug Free Work Place. Call 863-655-2158 SEEKING WELLExp. Medical office help. Exc. billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are a MUST Part-time. Fax resume to: 866-593-0635 or email to: medicalofficebilling@yahoo.com RN NEEDFOR DIALYSIS UNIT. Experienced preferred, but will train the right person. Excellent Benefits and Salary. Contact Peggy at (863 (863 LAKE PLACID,ASSISTANT CREW LEADER NEEDED. Must have clean driving record, operate fork lift & lay sod. Must be familiar with Highlands County. Bilingual a must. Call 863-699-5300 for info. INSURANCE OFFICEneeds Licensed CSR. 4-40 license minimum requirement. Personal Lines experience preferred, Commercial Lines Experience a plus. Part-Time hours are 10am 5pm., Mon.-Fri. Will eventually be Full Time position. Must have dependable transportation and good driving record. Send Resume to HR Dept., P.O.Box 1745, Sebring, Fl. 33871-1745 or fax to 863-385-2570. AVON PARK,ROOFER WANTED. Must have valid Drivers License. & pass Drug Screen. Call 863-382-1333 2100H elp WantedCINS/FINS NON-RESIDENTIAL Counselor/Case Manager Exciting opportunity for a dedicated professional to join our Family Help CINS/FINS program based in Highlands County. We are looking for an experienced and dynamic professional with a strong commitment to work with youth, families and community partners to prevent and/or remediate truancy and other problems that place youth at risk for delinquent behavior. MA/MSW preferred; BA/BSW r equired. Services will include both home-based and school visits. Professional must be able to work collaboratively with the school system, law enforcement and other county officials to ensure that the service needs of youth and families are met. The successful candidate will be responsible for case staffing and court processes under the CINS/FINS statutes. The position is responsible for conducting outreach activities as needed. Demonstrated case management skills and experience working in a counseling environment with children and families a must. Knowledge of family systems preferred. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, documentation skills and the ability to work independently and effectively manage time Salary based on education and experience. No person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination under any p rogram or activity receiving or benefiting from federal financial assistance and administered by the Youth and Family Alternatives. Foreign language and sign language interpreters will be made available at no charge to the client upon their request or establishment of need. This communication as well as any attachments contains privileged and confidential information intended only for the use of the addressee above. 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If We can assist you, please call us: 314-9876 News-Sun Classified 1100Announcements NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE P lease take notice that Ordinance No. 1357 will be pres ented to the City Council for adoption upon its second and final reading at the City Council Chambers, 368 South C ommerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on the 2nd day of July, 2013, at 6:00 p.m.. A copy of the proposed O rdinance can be obtained from the office of the City C lerk. Any person may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance. The proposed Ordinance is ent itled as follows: A N ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 9-32 AND 1 9-33 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF S EBRING REGARDING MAINTENANCE OF REAL PROPERTY; REQUIRING LANDOWNERS TO MAINTAIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY ABUTTING THEIR REAL PROPERTY; PROV IDING THAT DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE CITY TO LANDS CAPING IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY SHALL BE REPLACED WITH SOD; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING F OR CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105 of the Florida Statutes, as a mended, the City Council hereby advises that if any intere sted person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at the proceedings, he will need a record of the proceeding and t hat, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verb atim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. THE CITY OF SEBRING DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON T HE BASIS OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S DISABILITY STATUS. THIS N ON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE CITY'S FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING ONE'S ACCESS TO, PARTICIPATION IN, EMPLOYMENT OF, OR TREAT-M ENT IN, ITS PROGRAMS AND/OR ACTIVITIES. IN ACCORD ANCE WITH THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT, P ERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT KATHY HALEY, CITY CLERK, AT 368 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870, TELEPHONE (863T WENTY-FOUR (24 I F HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, PLEASE CALL THE CLERK THROUGH FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE: (TDD 1-800-955-8771, OR VOICE (V FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. This notice shall be published on April 7, 2013 and again on June 21, 2013. / s/ Kathy Haley Kathy Haley, City Clerk C ity of Sebring, Florida R obert S. Swaine Swaine & Harris, P.A. 4 25 South Commerce Ave. S ebring, FL 33870 City Attorney J une 21, 2013 **************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** The following legal notices are from the H ighlands County Board of County Commissioners and are beng published in the f ont, size, and leading as per t heir specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsNOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING by HEARTLAND FOOD RESERVOIR Summary: T he Heartland Food Reservoir will conduct a public i nformation meeting regarding the proposed project to r elocate the Heartland Food Bank to an existing warehouse l ocated at 928 SR 17 in Sebring. Representatives from t he Heartland Food Reservoirs Board of Directors will be available to answer questions and provide information r egarding economic and environmental impacts, service area and alternatives to the project. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comFormer Lady Blue Streak Dino Lower went through a f ew transitions during her freshman year of college at Thomas University. Of course there was the adjustment to a higher level of play on the softball field, along with being out on her own, away from family for the first time. But though she had avoided it thus far, Lower also had to face the inevitable transition of her f irst major injury. Not quite midway through her inaugural camp aign with the Night Hawks, under head coach Bill Wilson, Lower hurt her knee to a degree where she was inactive for a long stretch of the season. I was rehabbing for more than a month before I was cleared for the final tournament of the season, she said. Id been starting the majority of the games up until then, and it was tough because Ive never been injured to where I couldnt play. It was very difficult being at practice and games and not being able to play The fact that she was getting solid playing time her freshman season was impressive in and of itself, given the Thomas roster that was heavy with upper classmen. Of the 20 players listed on the roster, two were sophomores two were freshman, on a team that went 22-25 overall and 9-10 in Sun Conference play. And though she earned her playing time early, there were still some early struggles as Lower hit .243 in her 24 games overall, 13 starts, with one home run This week, June 17-23, m arks the longest days of sunlight for the year. The summer solstice, or the first day of summer, is June 21, and from there until December 20 the days will start getting shorter. The daytime temperatures have been 90+ degrees by mid-afternoon and for those of us who spend time on the water, fishing early in the day is most successful, and certainly more comfortable. In the past week, Ive fished Lake Istokpoga, Lake Walk-in-Water, Lake Jackson, Lake Glenada and yesterday, the Istokpoga Canal leading into the K issimmee River. To say fishing has been tough is an under-statement. First light, around 6:15 a.m. is a great time to be on the water. Theres typically no wind and the air temperature is a comfortable 70 72 degrees. And for the first couple of hours, the water seems to come alive with fish hittingt he surface and everything seemingly waking up. Seldom do you have anything but a clear blue sky, light winds and comfortable temperatures. The problem is, it just doesnt last long enough. By 10 a.m., the sun is b earing down and the temperatures begin to rise quickly, driving even the most die-hard fishermen off the lake in search of air-conditioning and a cold bevera ge. And so it has been for me t his past week. Afew early morning hours on a half dozen lakes, looking for a few random fish to make my trip successful. I dont very often fish for blue-gills, but I was out on L ake Jackson and saw what appeared to be hundreds of s chooling bluegills in one area of the lake and I had nothing with me to throw at them. I went back the next day to the same spot and they were gone. In hindsight, I dont think they were bluegills. I think they might have been Tilapia, a vegetarian panfish that Ive caught in the past out of Lake Jackso n, and a fish that has really done well in this clear water lake. Picking up some crickets from the Lorida General Store, I spent a few hours catching bluegills and shellcrackers along the shoreline of the Istokpoga Canal as it winds its way into the Kissimmee River. What a beautiful area a great boat ramp and parking area just off Rt. 98, with lots of scenic spots along the winding canal. I m not a big fan of crickets, but theres no question how effective they can be in fishing for all most types of p anfish. Tilapia, on the other hand t ypically wont take a cricke t. In fact, unless they happen to be on their beds, they generally ignore small worms, waxworms, maggots or any type of artificial fly you might offer them. Instead, if you want to catch tilapia, small doughballs made of bread seem to be the most effective bait. And for the record, these panfish, most often found in grocery stores with a hefty price-tag, can grow much larger than bluegills or even shellcrackers, often ranging from 1 1/2 to 3 pounds. They can be a lot of fun catching them with a small ultra-light outfit. Last Saturday was my sons birthday, so we made the trip over to Jupiter to spend the day with him and his family. The highlight of the trip SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, June 21, 2013 Page B4 Fishin Around... Don Norton Double Whammy See FISH, Page B3 Courtesy photo Even as a Thomas University freshman on a roster laden with upper classmen, Dino Lower had earned herself plenty of playing time, until a knee injury sidelined her. Dino Lower takes well to transition MCTphoto Actor Patrick Dempsey is getting geared up for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. alms.comBRASELTON, Ga. Hollywood and the 24 Hours of Le Mans have a relationship that stretches back more than 40 years. The late Steve McQueen starred in the 1971 film titled, Le Mans, which utilized footage from the 1970 race at the Circuit de La Sarthe, with sports car legends Jo Siffert and Brian Redman driving the car McQueen is depicted as racing in the film. McQueen clearly had affection for motorsports, as did Paul Newman, another Hollywood superstar. Newman competed in the 1979 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Dick Barbour Racing Porsche alongside co-drivers Rolf Stommelen and Dick Barbour. Newman and his teammates finished second overall and first in class, an impressive performance in what would be Newmans only attempt at Le Mans. Todays resident Hollywood motorsports enthusiast is Patrick Dempsey, star of Greys Anatomy and many popular films. Dempsey has been an active participant in sports car racing for nearly a decade, racing in both the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrn. This weekend, hell join longtime co-driver and motorsports business partner Joe Foster and Porsche factory Patrick Dempsey living Le Mans dream See ALMS, Page B4 News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN Will Bennett tees off on the 10th hole at the Country Club of Sebring Thursday morning as the Sertoma Junior Tour held its second event of the summer season. See Sundays News-Sun for a recap of the day of golf. Sertoma comes to Country Club C ourtesy photo Tammy Hutchins and Sumintra Williams jump off the diving during a break at swim camp in the Avon Park High School pool. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK It is only midway through June and it seems that the dog days of summer have already arrived. Temperatures have reached the midto high90s and the w eather forecast seems to be on a daily repeat of sweltering heat and chance of afternoon thunderstorms. But in Avon Park, there is a place to stay cool, a place to relax and be with friends and schoolmates as Avon Park High School opened the gates to the pool for public use during the summer. Managing the pool for the summer is Avon Avon Park opens pool to the public See POOL, Page B4 See LOWER, Page B3

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C M Y K S HS SwimSEBRING Sebring High School will be offering swimming lessons with three more sessions to choose from. The first session is complete with the second session running from June 24-July 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 can 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 T he Summer Swim Program will again offer four (4 E ach will last two weeks and the swim c lass meets each weekday, Monday through Friday. The Program will offer eight (8 of instruction: Adult Beginner: Adults Only. For the novice-no experience necessary. Parent and Tot: Water Orientation. Mother/Father must participate with child. (6 months to 2 years of age.) Level I: Introduction to Water Skills. Students first water orientation without Mother/Father. Part A--Preschool Aquatics (2-4 years of age) Part B-School Age (4-5 years of age Level II: Fundamental Aquatic Skills. Students do not need Mother/Father in pool. (4-5 years of age. Level III: Stroke Development. Students must be comfortable in water. Level IV:Stroke Improvement. Students must be able to swim 10 yards, do a front dive, and float on their backs. Level V:Stroke Refinement. Students must be able to swim 50 yards, tread water 30 seconds, and elementary back stroke 25 yards. Level VI:Part APersonal Water Safety/Diving Fundamentals. Students must be able to swim 100 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, backstroke 100 yards. Will learn basics of diving. Part B Fitness Swimmer/Diving Fundamentals. Students will learn necessary skills to make swimming part of their exercise program. Will learn basics of diving. There will be a $50 fee for the twoweek session and students will be enrolled on a first come, first served basis. For questions, call 471-5500, ext. 229, or 381-7092 and leave a message for Ms. Pat.SFSC Volleyball CampsAVON PARK Lady Panther Volleyball 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 are three different four-day sessions left to choose from, with separate times for those from grades 6-8 and those from grades 9-12. The remaing three sessions will run June 24-27, July 8-11 and July 15-18, 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 four more 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 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. 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 C oach Avirett at 381-4098, or Coach Harris at 381-8898.N AACP GolfSEBRING The Highlands County NAACPinvites the community to take part in its first golf tournament on Saturday, July 20 at the Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. with a s hotgun start time of 8 a.m. The event will include closest to the pin, hole in one, raffle and door prizes. An awards ceremony and lunch will follow. The tournament is a four-person scramble. Registration is $60 per player/$240 per foursome includes green fees, golf cart, post eent luncheon, prizes, beverages on the course and more. For more information, to register, sponsor or donate to this event, contact ArtW illiams at 873-5031, Jim Windsor at 414-8471 or Leon Thomas at 414-4005.Lake Placid Youth FootballLAKEPLACID Lake Placid Youth F ootball and Cheer will be holding their registrations at the Lake June Ball Fields e very Monday in June and the week of J uly 8th 12th from 5:30-7 p.m. Cost for Flag Football is $50 ($30 if you played Spring Ball), Flag ages are 5 and 6 years old as of August 1, 2013 Cost for 6th grade and under tackle is $100 ($80 if you played Spring Ball Cost for 6th grade and under Cheer is $125 (price to include Cheer T-shirt, shoes and game hair bow) Cost for 7th and 8th grade tackle is $35 Cost for 7th and 8th grade cheer is $60 (price to include Cheer T-shirt, shoes and game hair bow). Go to www.lpyouthfootball.com or like us on Facebook to download the forms, as well as find additional information. Current physicals are needed and no incomplete packages will be accepted. We encourage everyone to come and register early as teams are filling up quickly.STR8 UP seeks helpLAKE PLACID As STR8 UPYouth Ministry in Lake Placid celebrates its oneyear anniversary as a ministry, they are looking for ways to enhance their programs in order to maintain and challenge the influx of teenagers that enter the ministry. Mr. Greg Foster of GSF Enterprises has been gracious enough to incorporate his lot into our lease, on which we would like to construct a NBA-regulation size basketball court, STR8 Up president Sammy Telesco said. This will be a oneof-a-kind, outdoor, regulation-sized court in Lake Placid. The youth currently play basketball on the back parking lot area and have long since outgrown it. They need the challenge of a full court and higher goals. William E. Lewis and Associates have donated the NBA-style fiberglass goals. Bevis Construction and Concrete has once again partnered with the program to provide the labor for this considerable project. STR8 UPis seeking to raise $7,500 for 80 yards of concrete. STR8 UPis asking for donations towards the goal one quarter of a yard of concrete is $25, half a yard is $50, and one yard of concrete is $100. All donations are welcome. Please make checks payable to STR8 UPYouth Ministry P.O. Box 654 Lake Placid, FL33862 or PayPal can be used from their website www.str8up.org .Sebring Elks GolfThe Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, July 1, 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. FINALS(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) San Antonio 3, Miami 3 Thursday, June 6: San Antonio 92, Miami 88 Sunday, June 9: Miami 103, San Antonio 84 Tuesday, June 11: San Antonio 113, Miami 77 Thursday, June 13: Miami 109, San Antonio 93 Sunday, June 16: San Antonio 114, Miami 104 Tuesday, June 18: Miami 103, San Antonio 100, OT Thursday, June 20: San Antonio at Miami, lateSTANLEYCUP(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Boston 2, Chicago 2 Wednesday, June 12: Chicago 4, Boston 3, 3OT Saturday, June 15: Boston 2, Chicago 1, OT Monday, June 17: Boston 2, Chicago 0 Wednesday, June 19: Chicago 6, Boston 5, OT Saturday, June 22: Boston at Chicago, 8 p.m. Monday, June 24: Chicago at Boston, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 26: Boston at Chicago, 8 p.m.AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston4430.595 Baltimore4231.5751.5 New York3932.5493.5 Tampa Bay3735.5146 Toronto3536.4937.5 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit3931.557 Cleveland3635.5073.5 Kansas City3436.4865 Minnesota3236.4716 Chicago2940.4209.5 West Division WLPctGB Oakland4331.581 Texas4032.5562 Los Angeles3240.44410 Seattle3241.43810.5 Houston2746.37015.5 ___ Tuesdays Games Boston 5, Tampa Bay 1, 1st game Cleveland 4, Kansas City 3 L.A. Dodgers at New York, ppd., rain Toronto 8, Colorado 3 Baltimore 5, Detroit 2 Boston 3, Tampa Bay 1, 2nd game Oakland 6, Texas 2 Minnesota 7, Chicago White Sox 5 Houston 10, Milwaukee 1 Seattle 3, L.A. Angels 2, 10 innings Wednesdays Games N.Y. Yankees 6, L.A. Dodgers 4, 1st game Baltimore 13, Detroit 3 Cleveland 6, Kansas City 3 L.A. Dodgers 6, N.Y. Yankees 0, 2nd game Toronto 5, Colorado 2 Tampa Bay 6, Boston 2 Texas 9, Oakland 4 Minnesota 7, Chicago White Sox 4 Milwaukee 3, Houston 1 L.A. Angels 1, Seattle 0 Thursdays Games Chicago White Sox at Minnesota, late Oakland at Texas, late Milwaukee at Houston, late Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, late Boston at Detroit, late Seattle at L.A. Angels, late Fridays Games Houston (Keuchel 4-3 (Garza 1-1), 2:20 p.m. Minnesota (Deduno 3-1 (Kazmir 3-4 Tampa Bay (Ro.Hernandez 4-7. Yankees (D.Phelps 4-4 Baltimore (Hammel 7-4oronto (Dickey 6-8 Boston (Lester 6-4) at Detroit (Fister 64), 7:08 p.m. Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 2-5 Kansas City (Guthrie 7-4 Texas (D.Holland 5-4 (Lyons 2-3), 8:15 p.m. Pittsburgh (Cole 2-0 (Weaver 1-3), 10:05 p.m. Oakland (Colon 9-2 (Iwakuma 7-2NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta4330.589 Washington3536.4937 Philadelphia3538.4798 New York2741.39713.5 Miami2249.31020 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis4626.639 Cincinnati4429.6032.5 Pittsburgh4230.5834 Chicago2941.41416 Milwaukee2941.41416 West Division WLPctGB Arizona3933.542 San Francisco3734.5211.5 Colorado3736.5072.5 San Diego3636.5003 Los Angeles3040.4298 ___ Tuesdays Games N.Y. Mets 4, Atlanta 3, 1st game Philadelphia 4, Washington 2 L.A. Dodgers at New York, ppd., rain Toronto 8, Colorado 3 N.Y. Mets 6, Atlanta 1, 2nd game Pittsburgh 4, Cincinnati 0 Houston 10, Milwaukee 1 Chicago Cubs 4, St. Louis 2 Arizona 3, Miami 2 San Francisco 5, San Diego 4 Wednesdays Games N.Y. Yankees 6, L.A. Dodgers 4, 1st game Arizona 3, Miami 1 San Francisco 4, San Diego 2 L.A. Dodgers 6, N.Y. Yankees 0, 2nd game Washington 6, Philadelphia 2, 11 ings Toronto 5, Colorado 2 Atlanta 5, N.Y. Mets 3 Cincinnati 2, Pittsburgh 1, 13 ings Milwaukee 3, Houston 1 St. Louis 4, Chicago Cubs 1 Thursdays Games Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, late Milwaukee at Houston, late Colorado at Washington, late N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, late Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, late L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, late Miami at San Francisco, late Fridays Games Houston (Keuchel 4-3 (Garza 1-1), 2:20 p.m. Colorado (Chatwood 4-1 Washington (Strasburg 3-6 N.Y. Mets (Hefner 1-6 (Hamels 2-10 Atlanta (Teheran 5-3) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 4-8), 8:10 p.m. Texas (D.Holland 5-4 (Lyons 2-3), 8:15 p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 4-0) at Arizona (Miley 4-6), 9:40 p.m. Pittsburgh (Cole 2-0 (Weaver 1-3), 10:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 5-4 Diego (Richard 2-5 Miami (Nolasco 4-7 (Lincecum 4-7NATIONAL CONFERENCECentral Division WLTPctPFPA Chicago760.538726701 San Antonio660.500516588 Iowa670.462636630 West Division WLTPctPFPA x-Arizona1210.923872588 Spokane940.692855693 San Jose840.667656626 Utah570.417615632AMERICAN CONFERENCESouth Division WLTPctPFPA Jacksonville850.615686632 Tampa Bay760.538738699 Orlando480.333616703 New Orleans390.250525702 Eastern Division WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia750.583712602 Pittsburgh390.250468658 Cleveland2100.167535702 x-clinched playoff spot ___ Fridays Game Utah at Spokane, 10 p.m. Saturdays Games Iowa at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. Cleveland at Jacksonville, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Orlando, 7 p.m. Chicago at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. San Antonio at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Arizona at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Atlanta61.857 Chicago42.6671.5 New York42.6671.5 Washington42.6671.5 Connecticut25.2864 Indiana15.1674.5WESTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Minnesota51.833 Los Angeles32.6001.5 Seattle33.5002 Phoenix34.4292.5 San Antonio24.3333 Tulsa17.1255 ___ Tuesdays Games Seattle 96, Washington 86, OT Wednesdays Game Minnesota 80, Phoenix 69 Thursdays Game Chicago at Tulsa, late Fridays Games Seattle at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Washington at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Minnesota at Los Angeles, 11 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BOSTON RED SOXSigned LHP Trey Ball, OF Forrestt Allday, RHP Kyle Martin, RHP Taylor Grover, INF Carlos Asuaje, C Jake Romanski, OF Bryan Hudson, RHP Joe Gunke, INF Reed Gragnani, INF Jantzen Witte and C Daniel Bethea to minor league contracts. MINNESOTA TWINSSigned RHP Kohl Stewart, C Stuart Turner, LHP Stephen Gonsalves, C Brian Navaretto, RHP Brian Gilbert, C Mitch Garver, RHP C.K. Irby, INF Nelson Molina, RHP Ethan Mildren, RHP Brandon Peterson, OF Zach Granite, LHP Derrick Penilla, RHP Tanner Mendonca, SS Ryan Walker, RHP Jared Wilson, OF Jason Kanzler, RHP Tyler Stirewalt, C Alex Swim, RHP Zach Hayden, LHP Brandon Easton, OF Chad Christensen, 2B Tanner Vavra and SS Carlos Avila Jr. to minor league contracts. National League CHICAGO CUBSSigned RHP Trey Masek to a minor league contract. HOUSTON ASTROSSigned RHP Mark Appel to a minor league contract. NEW YORK METSOptioned RHP Zack Wheeler to Las Vegas (PCL OF Andrew Brown from Las Vegas. Placed RHP Scott Atchison on the 15day DL. Designated OF Collin Cowgill for assignment. SAN DIEGO PADRESRecalled OF Jaff Decker from Tucson (PCL Everth Cabrera on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 17. SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD N N H H L L P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . Boston at Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CB B O O X X I I N N G G F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . R ances Barthelemy vs. Fahsai Sakkreerin.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p . m m . Paul Malignaggi vs. Adrien Broner. . S S H H O O W WM M O O T T O O R R C C Y Y C C L L E E R R A A C C I I N N G G S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . AMA Motocross Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CT T R R A A C C K K A A N N D D F F I I E E L L D D S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . U.S. Outdoor Championships . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2M M L L B B F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 4 4 p p . m m . Houston at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . . . . 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C M Y K was a visit to Books-AMillion, a large retail book store that had advertised a book signing by one of my favorite authors, Carl Hiasson. My daughter-in-law had picked up tickets, so when we arrived, unlike everyone else who lined the store aisles with book in hand for an autograph, we were at the front of the line when Mr. Hiasson arrived. One of my favorite books, Double Whammy, wasw ritten two decades ago by H iasson and features a storyline of tournament bass fishing, corruption and strangely weird characters that only he could imagine, centered in South Florida. If youve never read this book and you live in Florida a nd youre a fisherman, youll love this work of comedy and drama. Hiasson, an award winning columnist for the Miami Herald, has written over a dozen books as well as a number of books for children, all featuring the great state of Florida with incredible characters and a strong story line. Acouple of his novels have been made into movies, t he most famous being Strip-Tease starring Demi Moore and Burt Reynolds. I had met him once before, but it was a still a thrill to have my wife, son, daughter-in-law and granddaughters all carry in copies of my Hiasson novels and have each personally autographed. Getting my picture taken with him was icing on the cake! S o as we move into the dog days of summer and the heat drives you off the lake by lunch-time, you might want to pick up a copy of Double Whammy by Carl Hiasson. I guarantee you a fun read and a strong desire to read even more of his books. Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He lives in the Golf H ammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie, and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 863-273-4998 or 216-339-6571 or by email atd onorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanf isherman.com. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 21, 2013Page B3 Continued from B1 C ourtesy photo A trip to Jupiter netted Don and son a big catch, a book signing and photo op with author C arl Hiasson. Fish the topic of a great book Associated PressTAMPA The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed veteran free agent cornerback Michael Adams. Adams started seven of 74 games hes appeared in with the Arizona Cardinals over the past six seasons. He has three career interceptions, one forced fumble and four fumble recoveries. Bucs sign CB Adams and seven RBI. The pitching speed was not much different from what I was used to, she said. But the control the pitchers had was much greater and their ability to throw a variety of pitches accurately was challenging. All of the coaches track you and give other coaches s couting reports so they know your weak spots, she continued. Which just made me want to work even harder so I wouldnt struggle hitting a specific pitch. Which she was in the process of doing when the injury occurred and sat her down. It was hard, but I had the support of my team and coach and they helped me through it, she said. I went to rehab every day and slowly built my muscle back up. Which gave her a chance to appreciate the choice she had made to come to the school in Thomasville, GA. One of my main reasons in choosing Thomas was because of coach Wilson, she said. He is tough butv ery positive and will let you know exactly what he thinks. And if you need anything, he will be the f irst to help. The adjustment to the s chedule of a college student-athlete was another transition for Lower, but one that actually suited her quite well. My schedule w as i nsane, which I really liked, she said. I would have workouts at 6 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, class Monday through Thursday and practice Monday through Friday. It kept me really busy, and I had a lot of fun. Then, of course, the re was the transition to being on her own, away from her f amily, for the first time. It was difficult at fir st, because Im so close with my family, she said. But m y roommates became my family away from home and it didnt take long for us to become as close as sisters. A nd so year one is complete for Dino Lower. Atime of challenges and transitions that leave her with fond memories and a bright and determined look ahead. Im sad my freshman year is over because I had so much fun and made some great new friends, she said. Im doing my s ummer workout that the trainers made for us. I go to the fields pretty often to practice up for next season. I feel really positive and am determined to stay healthy a nd injury free. Continued from B1 Lower looks eagerly ahead Associated PressNEWYORK The daughter of former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre made a quick-thinking save Wednesday when she caught a baby who had tumbled off of a second-floor Brooklyn a partment's fire escape, the baseball great has confirmed. Cristina Torre did not respond to a request for comment. Police said a 44-year-old woman caught a 1-year-old boy who fell from a fire e scape outside a Brooklyn apartment building but did not identify the bystander. They said the baby somehow climbed out of the apartment onto the fire escape and tumbled from above. Thats when Torre caught t he baby as she walked on the sidewalk below. The baby is in stable condition, police said, while the parents were charged with reckless endangerment and acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17. Ex-manager Torres daughter catches falling baby

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C M Y K driver Patrick Long in the No. 77 Dempsey Del PieroProton Porsche 911 GT3 RSR in the GTE Am class. The trio is the only allAmerican driver lineup in the 90th Anniversary 24 Hours of Le Mans. And true to his Hollywood roots, cameras will be rolling throughout for a four-part documentary series to air later this summer on Discoverys Velocity channel. lot of our documentary is about McQueen and Newman and their passions for racing, Dempsey said. I think thats what we share; a real love for racing, a real love for this event, and I really want to do well. Dempseys chances of doing well will be enhanced by the addition of two-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner and five-time ALMS champion Long to the driver lineup. The Porsche factory driver turned thethird-fastest lap in the GTE Am class at the oneday Le Mans pre-test on June 9, and likes what he sees in his first time as teammates with Dempsey and Foster. The pre-test here wasnt the easiest day with mixed conditions and a lot of rain, so we didnt get a ton of track time, but both of them got right up to speed, Long said. Honestly, I think weve taken a lot of the fellow competitors by surprise. lot of guys have come up to me that Ive raced against or with in the past, and they didnt have us as the favorites in the class or one of the favorites. Seeing Joe and Patricks pace in the pretest, theyve sort of adjusted their odds. Dempsey and the team have some momentum on their side heading to Le Mans. He came within a lap of his first career victory in the ALMS GTC class alongside co-driver Andy Lally in the No. 27 Tullys Coffee Porsche 911 GT3 Cup before finishing second. That performance was a shot in the arm for the team, which raced in the ALMS P2 class last year before switching to a two-car Porsche effort in GTC shortly before the start of the 2013 season. Definitely the program this year has taken a step up in terms of our relationship with Porsche and ALMS and at Le Mans, said Foster. e had a pole position [at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida in March] and both cars led for quite a while at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Patrick (Dempsey fantastic job early in the race coming back from two laps down and it gave Andy a chance to win. We actually started the last lap in the lead and got helped off the road by a prototype, but its been a great year If things go according to plan this weekend, it could be an even greater year for Dempsey and the team. But regardless of performance, Dempsey cherishes the Le Mans experience. s an incredible honor to be over here, to be invited to race in this event, he said. I think anybody whos a road racer wants to race here. Having done it in the past and coming back and doing it with an all-American driver lineup with Patrick Long and Joe Foster and with a great team at Dempsey Del PieroProton, its a tremendous honor. It means everything to us. Its humbling, its exciting, its inspirational and its so moving to be a part of this event. Its a dream come true to come back here. The next event for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrn is the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park on Saturday, July 6. It will be the fourth round of the 2013 championship. Page B4News-SunFriday, June 21, 2013w ww.newssun.com MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 3.639"; 3"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 9 9 9 9 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 Golf HammockLast Monday, June 17, the Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am Points at the Golf Hammock Country Club. Mike Winchester scored plus 4 to take first place in A group with Les Campbell coming in second place at even. In B group Johnny McEachren came i n first place at plus 1 and Doug Haire in second place at even. In C group Phil Raymond was even that was good for first place and Pat Dell was at minus 1 for second place. Pete Mezza was even and that was good for first place in D group with Ken Porter and Earl Bittaker in second place at minus 1, Dave Hankinson shot a plus 2 to take first place in E group and Ralph Pickering at minus 2 for third place. Dick Lindsay scored a whopping plus 7 for first place in F group and newcomer Debbie Mathews in second placed at minus 1. Next Monday the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock CV beginning at 7:45 a.m. For more information call Pete at 382-1280.Lake June WestA Scramble was played on T hursday, June 13. Dick Denhart, Don Boulton, Betty Billau and John and Glorida Huggett took first with a 54, while Joe Swartz, John and Sue Ruffo, Joanna McGill and Margaret Schultz were second with a 56. K en Rowen, Charlotte Mathew and Larry and Chris Heath were third with a 58. Mathew had closest to the pin for the ladies, getting to 8-feet, 6inches from No. 8, while Rowen got to 10feet, 1-inch from No. 2 and to 21-feet, 7-inches from No. 4. The Mens League p layed on Wednesday, J une 12, with the trio of Dick Denhart, Bill F owler and Fred Neer getting the win with a score of 45 N orm Grubbs, Don Bouldon, John Ruffo and Larry Heath tooks econd with a 48, with Joe Swartz, DickR eaney and Jack Maginnis taking third with a 55. Neer had closest to the pin on No. 4, getting to 33-feet, 3-inches, while Denhart was closest at No. 2, 10-feet, 8-inches, and No. 8, 9-feet.Placid LakesA One Best Ball tournament was played on Wednesday, June 12, by the Mens Golf Association and saw three teams come in with -13 scores, forcing a match of cards. Gene Ransom, Jack Hoerner and a blind draw came out on top, with Ed Bartusch, Bud Snyder and Bob Sheets second and Bob McMillian, Jack Marceau and Wayne Wood third. Hoerner had closest to the pin on the day, hitting to 15-feet, 2i nches from No. 2. The Womens Golf Association played a O ne Best Ball tournament on Tuesday, June 11, and also saw a tief or first at -13. Going to the match of cards, Sue Mackey, G loria Ziegler, Narola Rosenberg and Carol Jones were rewarded with the win, with Bobbie Miller, Karen W allin, Handan Schneider and Jeanne Ransom getting second. One shot behind, at 12, were Gail Ladig, Pat Haas and Ellie Shaw. Ziegler had closest to the pin, getting to 10-feet, 1-inch from No. 2.River GreensThe Morrison Group got onto the course on Monday, June 17, and saw Butch Smith get the win with a 61. Jim Cercy and Cliff Steele each came in with 63s, Joe Graf carded a 64 a nd Tim Thomas brought in a 65. A Mens Day event was played on Saturday, June 15. The team of Russ Rudd, Tim Thomas, Neil Purcell and Cecil Lemons took the win. For closest to the pin on the day, Purcell got to 11-feet, 6-inches from No. 3, Bob Streeter got to 5-feet, 11i nches from No. 5, and Joe Graf was closest on two holes, getting to 10feet, 7 1/2-inches from No. 12 and to 14-feet, 6-inches from No. 17. A Ladies Pro-Am was played on Thursday, June 13. Elaine Keppler, Carole McClay, Barb Stuber and Donna Johnson got the team with +4 1/2 points. Individually, Jody Ethun was first with +5, Keppler second with +3 1/2 and McClay third with +2 1/2. T he Morrison Group played a twoman event on Thursday, June 13, with the duo of Ken Koon and Fred Evans coming in with a 63 for the win. B utch Smith and Joe Graf were second with a 69. A Mens Pro-Am was played on Wednesday, June 12. Pete March, Gil Heier and Cecil Lemons totaled +3 for the team win, with Terry Lewis, Cliff Steele, Lefty St.Pierre and Ken Koon next at -3 1/2. I n A Flight, Steele won with +3 1/2 with March and Dick McClay tied for f irst in B Flight with + 1 1/2 each. Continued from B1 ALMS sees Dempsey in McQueen, Newman footsteps P arks swim team head coach Tracy Lee and assistant coach Marsha May. May was the head coach t wo years ago, but stepped aside for personal reasons. S he took that time to change for diet and start a rigorous exercise program to get herself and her husband healthier and in shape. Lee, who was Mays assistant coach, stepped in as the head coach last year. This year she called May and asked her to reconsider about coming back to the swim team as an assistant coach. Together they decided to volunteer their time to open the pool up for the summer in a different manner than it has been run in the past. In the mornings, they would hold a swimming camp and three days a week in the afternoon, they would open the pool to the public. The first of two swimming camps started on last Monday and will run for two weeks, ending on June 28. The second camp starts on July 1 and ends on July 12. Cost of the swim camp is $50.00. The camps themselves are split into two groups. Children that are in Kindergarten through fifth grade will have camp from 910 am. Kids that are in middle and high school have camp from 10 am to noon. It is a swim camp, we work on their stroke techniques and we try to put it ina fun environment so it is not so much as work, said May. But they are learning how to swim in a game style. It seems we are having a really good turnout and the kids are loving it. May also stated that Lee did a great job in building the Avon Park swim team last year, which at one time had as many as 32 swimmers. I think our swim team is going to be awesome this year, said May. They are motivated kids and a lot of new and young kids that are coming into high school this year They are seeing from the other kids on the swim team about how positive and well behaved they are and it is spreading like wildfire, continued May, I think our swim team is going to grow and they have great attitudes. This is the first year that they have conducted an actual swim camp. e wanted to do something different than swim lessons and we are trying to e ncourage the middle and high school kids, said Lee. So that is why we are going more with fun stuff, but they are still getting their technique. Lee stated that the biggest improvement she has seen in those that have attended the camp this week is self-motivation. They do not have to come out here, said Lee. They want to improve themselves. Originally, they were just going to hold camps on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. But the team wanted to go everyday so they changed the camps to be held in the morning, Monday through Friday and so far the kids have been there and ready to go. I see that they are more like a family, said Lee. The veteran swimmers are taking the younger ones under their wing. They are family. They all get along, they all have a good time, they teach, they cheer people on, and I think a lot of that goes back to the Leader in methat the schools are doing now. They are becoming leaders and putting themselves in the other persons shoes. Lee is hoping that this leadership will help build this years team to 40 members. With the mornings dedicated to those attending swim camp or swim lessons, the afternoons on three days a week and Saturday are opened to the public. From 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. 2 p.m. on Saturdays, the pool is opened to the public for a nominal fee of $2 per timeslot. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. May and Lee thoug ht about opening the pool every day, but did not know if enough would show up to pay for lifeguards every day, sot hey scaled it back to three days plus Saturday. It should also be noted that even though the lifeguards do get paid, the coaches and teachers that help to manage and open the pool do so as volunteers. They hope the public takes advantage of bringing their kids to a safe place to go swimming and have some fun in the sun. Continued from B1 C ourtesy photo Avon Park assistant swim coach Marsha May gives swimming lessons to 3-year old Hazin C obb. Pool good place to cool off in Avon Park

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C M Y K TRENTON, N.J. (AP If doctors and patients used prescription drugs more wisely, they could save the U.S. health care system at least $213 billion a year, by reducing medication overuse, underuse and other flaws in care that cause complications and longer, more-expensive treatments, researchers conclude. The new findings by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics improve on numerous prior efforts to quantify the dollars wasted on health care. Numerous experts previously have estimated that tens of billions, perhaps hundreds of billions of dollars, could be better used each year to improve patient care and outcomes and to slow down spending by government health programs, insurers and consumers. The institute, part of data analysis and consulting firm IMS Health, used its proprietary data on prescriptions written by doctors many of which patients never fill plus other information to produce a current, more reliable estimate of avoidable costs. IMS arrived at the $213 billion figure based on six categories in which doctors, patients or both could be making better use of medication, from getting a prompt diagnosis when new symptoms arise to taking medicines as directed by the doctor. Across the six categories, the researchers generally focused on spending on a handful of very common or very expensive diseases from high cholesterol and blood pressure to HIVand diabetes for which costs of care and complications are well documented. Theres even larger avoidable costs if we were to look at all disease areas where patients arent getting optimal care, said Murray Aitken, the institutes executive director. Free class in July to deal with diabetesSEBRING The Florida Department of Health in Highlands County is offering Diabetes SelfManagement Education classes as part of its Wellness and Diabetes Education Program. This program serves Highlands County residents of all ages, especially those with diabetes or at risk for developing diabetes. Education is the key to success for diabetes control and for the prevention of complications. These classes are free. Classes in English are scheduled in Sebring from 8:30-11:30 a.m. July 15-17, and from 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 29-31 at the Florida Department of Health in Highlands County, 7205 S. George Blvd., Conference Room A. Enrollment is limited and registration is required. To register and for more information, contact the Florida Department of Health in Highlands County at 382-7294. Outreach events Comprehensive Healthcare plans the following community outreach events for the coming week: Tuesday 12:30 p.m., health fair, Groves, behind Sebring Diner, U.S. 27, Sebring. Wednesday 1 p.m., health fair, Tanglewood, U.S. 27, Sebring. Thursday 1 p.m., caregivers support group, Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community, Sun N Lake Boulevard, Sebring. DearPharmacist: I read your article on Bartonella, and how pets can indirectly give it to you. What otherd iseases do pets transmit? Are there antibiotics? S.J., Orlando A nswer: Great question since pet lovers dont connect their illness to pets, but zoonotic infections are certainly possible. And yes, t here are antimicrobials but the exact kind is based upon your illness. This will freaks ome of you out:Cat scratch feverDont play rough with k itty or let him lick your wounds because about 40 p ercent of cats are a natural reservoir of Bartonella henselae, an organism thatsa lso transmitted by ticks. Growing up, my rather sava ge cat named Sugar attacked me all the time. I was lucky! I f youre not, cat scratch disease causes swollen lymph nodes, headaches, f atigue, low appetite and/or fever. Its almost impossible t o eradicate and can cause life-long problems: anxiety, panic attacks, seizure disorder, encephalopathy, memory problems, fog, chronicf atigue, joint pain, rheumatoid-like pain and foot pain. Ive archived an article about this at my website. HookwormsT his intestinal parasite has mouth hooks and latches on to your gut. Puppies and kittens may have it until theyre dewormed, but thatsn ot 100 percent insurance so be careful changing the litter box, or picking up dog poop, or letting your child play in sandboxes. Hookworms arep assed by the fecal-oral route and can cause skin rashes, intestinal bleeding a nd abdominal pain. Toxoplasma gondii, another cat and dog-trans-m itted parasite is associated with schizophrenia. Lyme DiseaseI s not a zoonotic disease but its epidemi c, so it gets honorable mention. Borrelia burgdorferi causesL yme and it travels with other pathogens l ike Bartonella, Babesia or Rickettsia. Pets carry ticks,w hich jump on you and bite (you will never feel it, and r arely see it). Hundreds of s ymptoms can occur, causing you to get misdiagnosed with any one of 300d isorders, mainly autoimmune or fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue. Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMVIf you love your guinea pig, hamster or mouse watch out, this virus is transmittedf rom rodent urine, droppings or saliva. No bite is necessary, LCMVcan be transmitted into your mouth, nose, eyes or broken skin. W hen I was 18, I had a pet hamster named Tootsie (a left-over from my science project). He was cute and f uzzy so I know these critters are hard to resist. Still, dont kiss them, and use gloves when cleaning their cage. SalmonellosisSalmonella is associated with contaminated food but your pet dog, cat, horse, turtle, snake, gecko or farma nimal can pass salmonella into their feces. Touch it and you could get it. Great time to remind parents to keep an eye on your kids at the pet-t ing zoo. Symptoms include diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps. If it gets into the blood stream its bad news. Parrot feverC aused by an organism called Chlamydophila p sittaci, this can cause diarrhea, low appetite, weightl oss, weakness, difficulty breathing, and eye infections. Its dangerous and in some cases fatal. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real S olutions. For more information, visit www. D earPharmacist. com. This i nformation is not intended to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure your condition. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, June 21, 2013Page B5 MOBILITY EXPRESS; 3.639"; 6"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 9 9 6 6 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 9 9 7 7 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 9 9 8 8 Healthy Living Can your pet cause illness? Dear Pharmacist S uzy Cohen Tampa Bay R aysthird baseman Evan Longoria has been suffering from plantar fasciitis inh is right foot causing him to be slotted as the Tampa Bay Rays designated hitter in recent games. Im kind of getting to the point where I r eally dont feel like Im doing it any good to go out there and run around on it,s o I can DH and still be effective, Longoria said. L ongoria described the sensation as pretty painful. The plantar fascia is the thick band of tissue run-n ing on the bottom of the foot connecting the heel b one to the toes runs on the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone toy our toes. Plantar fasciitis involves pain and inflamm ation of the thick band of tissue and is one of the most common causes ofh eel pain. Stabbing pain typically occurs with first steps in the morning or a fter prolonged period of time sitting. It can also be t riggered by long periods of standing. Plantar fasciitis, common in runners, also occurs with overweight people,w omen who are pregnant and someone working while wearing inadequate support Typical treatment options include: Nonsteroidal antii nflammatory drugs (NSAIDs i buprofen or naproxen can ease the pain and inflammation Anti-inflamm atory injections decreased the inflammation in the plantar fascia Physical Therapies include e xercises to stretch the tight plantar fasc ia and Achilles tendon. Stretching and strengthening exercises or use ofs pecialized devices may provide symptom relief. Arch supports to help distribute pressure to your feet more evenly. Extra corporeal shock wave therapy directss hockwaves to the heel pain area stimulating heeli ng. Surgery to detach the plantar fascia from the heelb one. Its generally reserved when the pain is s evere and all else fails. Fortunately for Evan Longoria and the majorityo f people suffering with this condition, they can recover with conservative t reatments in just a few months. I f plantar fasciitis has benched you, contact your podiatrist to get you back in the game. Dr. Olga Garcia Luepschen a nd Gentle Foot Care Center are located on US 27 and can be reached at 863-314-9255 or www.Gentlefootcarecenter.com/. This information is not intended to prevent, diagnose, t reat or cure your condition. Plantar fasciitis benches Rays Evan Longoria F ootprints Dr. Olga GarciaL uepschen MCT Evan Longoria has been hampered by plantar fasciitis, limiting him to DH duties for the Tampa Bay Rays. Snapshots Study: Wiser medication use could cut health costs by $213 billion

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C M Y K Page B6News-SunFriday, June 21, 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 E. 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 (September to May Sunday for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 9th and up, 6:30-8:30 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 ofR econcilliation: 7:15-7:45 a.m. first F 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 P lacidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father 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 E aster 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 H all)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 , 1 01 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 w eek 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way, Truth and LifAlive and Worth 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 S t., 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. F orest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O. Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening wors hip is 6 p.m. Bible class 9 a.m. Sundays a nd 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 , 3 800 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 , C hurch of God, Anderson, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sunday, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F N N A A Z Z A A R R E E N N E E F F i i r r s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e N N a a z z a a r r e e n n e e o o f f A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k , P.O. Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Randall Rupert, Pastor. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries. If you need any more information, call 453-4851. F F i i r r s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e N N a a z z a a r r e e n n e e o o f f L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d , 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor.C C H H U U R R C C H H E E S S O O F F C C H H R R I I S S T T I I N N C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N U U N N I I O O N N C C o o m m m m u u n n i i t t y y B B i i b b l l e e C C h h u u r r c c h h C C h h u u r r c c h h e e s s o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t i i n n C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n U U n n i i o o n n , (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck routePark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor. Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP Religion Atonement Lutheran Church, ELCASEBRING June 23 is the fifth Sunday after Pentecost. Rev. Jefferson Coxs sermonw ill be based on Luke 8:2639. Following the morning worship service on June 30 is the dedication of the newM emorial Garden in honor of Lois Anderson by Jack Anderson and of June Follien by Carol Pollard and Family. J uly 7 is the church picnic following morning worship service to celebrate the Fourth of July. Invite family and friends. Enjoy a great meal and some games. Hotd ogs and hamburgers will be provided; bring a dish to s hare.Avon Park Church of the NazareneA VON PARK Guest minister on Sunday will be Chaplain David L. Cowles. He will provide special music and preach on Easters Restoration, based upon John 21:1-19. C ontact the church at 4534851. Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled Arms Outstretched, God CallsU s! The church is at 1320 County Road 64, east of the Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Form ore information, call 4712663 or search online at christlutheranavonpark.org.C hristian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson s ermon on Sunday morning is titled Is the Universe, Including Man, Evolved byA tomic Force?. The key note is from Proverbs 3:19, The Lord by wisdom founded the earth; By understanding He established the heavens. The church is at 154 N. F ranklin St.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled GloriousC hange: Part 4 at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study is the Gospel of John. Church of Buttonwood BaySEBRING Pastor Cecil Hess is observing Christmasi n June with the subject Merry Christmas. The service is non-denominational, and open to all. The church meets on U.S. 27, four miles south ofH ighlands Regional Medical Center. Call 382-1737 for i nformation.Emmanuel United Church of ChristS EBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the sermon I AM Ready with scripture from Isaiah 65:1-9 on Sunday morning. T he church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Baptist ChurchLAKE PLACID Sunday morning, Pastor BillC ole continues in his series Unpacking the Great Commandment with his sermon Loving God with all Your Strength fromM atthew 22:37. Sunday evening, Pastor Bill will be preaching Nicks Excellent Question continuing in his series The Other Gospel from John3 :1-21. Pastor Bill's sermons are now online at w ww.faithbaptistchurchLP.co m/. Every Wednesday we meet f or a time of prayer and Bible study. F or further information about activities of the Faith Baptist, please call the church office at 465-0060 or visit the website. The churchi s at 660 Holmes Ave.First Baptist ChurchAVON PARK Rev. Jon Becks Sunday morning sermon topic is Dealing with Sin from Psalm 51. For more information, call 453-6681 or email info@fbcap.net.First Christian Church AVON PARK Wednesday evening will be dessert time along with a special time of forgiveness. Are you asking what forgiveness and dessert night will be all about? The answer is simple: finding forgiveness or extending forgiveness to others. No, this is not a time w hen you will be asked to c ome share openly something of a personal nature. Itw ill be a time for each one t o come and leave their burdens with Jesus. Beforec oming to church that night, w rite down on a piece of paper those burdens. Placet hat paper in a sealed envel ope and bring it to church. Do not write or use an enve l ope that has any identifying writing or names on the outside. At a given time, all envelopes will be prayed over and then burned. F ellowship and dessert will follow the time of prayer and forgiveness. First Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W.C amphor (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 453-5334 or email firstchristianap@embarqmail.com with any questionso r to request information. The church website is www.firstcchristianap.com.F irst Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)S EBRING The pastors sermon for Sunday is titled For My Yoke Is Easy fromM atthew 11:28-30. Assisting the pastor during t he communion service will be Elders Juanita Roberts and Linda Ellis. Deacons for the day are Catherine Baker, Church News Continued on B7

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, June 21, 2013Page B7 E E P P I I S S C C O O P P A A L L S S t t . A A g g n n e e s s E E p p i i s s c c o o p p a a l l C C h h u u r r c c h h 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 3 3870. Sunday Services: Holy E ucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages a t 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. V isitors are always welcome. Church office 385-7649, for more information. S S t t . F F r r a a n n c c i i s s o o f f A A s s s s i i s s i i A A n n g g l l i i c c a a n n E E p p i i s s c c o o p p a a l l C C h h u u r r c c h h , 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Summer Sunday s chedule, 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., June 2-Sept. 1, 10 a.m. Bible study. 6 p.m. Wednesday: Holy Communion with healing service, 9 a.m. Thursday. St. Francis Thrift S hop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. MondayFriday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (863E 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 , 1 005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Office Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ hotmail.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.orgG G R R A A C C E E B B R R E E T T H H R R E E N N G G r r a a c c e e B B r r e e t t h h r r e e n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org .I I N N D D E E P P E E N N D D E E N N T T F F i i r r s s t t C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863 Web at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events.I I N N T T E E R R D D E E N N O O M M I I N N A A T T I I O O N N A A L L W W o o r r l l d d H H a a r r v v e e s s t t a a n n d d R R e e s s t t o o r r a a t t i i o o n n M M i i n n i i s s t t r r i i e e s s , (non-denominational 2200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 453-3771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers.L L U U T T H H E E R R A A N N A A t t o o n n e e m m e e n n t t L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( E E L L C C A A ) ) , 1178 S.E. Lakeview D rive., Sebring. David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, t hird 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 m onth. Council meeting on the first Tuesday of month; Ladies G roup 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 , 1 320 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 tradi-t 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 Dr, Sebring Church phone: 385-7848 F aith Child Development Center: 385-3232. Summer Sunday Worship Service: 10 a.m. Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 9:00 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 10 a.m. on WITS 1 340AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies, Faiths C loset Thrift Store (385-2782 open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Family of Faith. G G o o o o d d S S h h e e p p h h e e r r d d L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( A A A A L L C C ) ) A A m m e e r r i i c c a a n n A A s s s s o o c c i i a a t t i i o o n n o o f f L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h e e s s , 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 385-2346. N N e e w w L L i i f f e e E E v v a a n n g g e e l l i i c c a a l l L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELSellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSorship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlifesebring.com R R e e s s u u r r r r e e c c t t i i o o n n L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h E E L L C C A A 324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, AvonPark. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Fragrance Free Service Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Open Communion celebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. T T r r i i n n i i t t y y L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h L L C C M M S S , 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director; and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December: Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m. Worship schedule for January through Easter: Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and 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 H ammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign L anguage: First Worship sermon, s ongs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship s ervice, 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 morni ng worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening servi ce, 6 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church waiting for your visit. C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n T T r r a a i i n n i i n n g g M M i i n n i i s s t t r r i i e e s s I I n n c c . , on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p .m. A nursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, caseydowning@hotmail.com. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www. ctm forme.com C C r r o o s s s s r r o o a a d d s s o o f f L L i i f f e e , 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863-655-9163. The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you. With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity. What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life. We teach, train and send forth to win souls. You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter. We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails G G r r a a c c e e B B i i b b l l e e C C h h u u r r c c h h , 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872. Phone, 382-1085. Dustin Woods, lead pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org F F a a i i t t h h C C e e n n t t e e r r W W e e s s t t M M i i n n i i s s t t r r y y , Restoring Lives, Families & Communities. In the Banyan 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 F olsom. 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. C ontemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett. Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m. and9 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 P astor 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 s chool and high school age), 3:306:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Wednesday: A dult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. N ursery 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.R ay 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., n ursery 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. SundayS chool, 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 5:30p .m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, 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,S abbath 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 S chool, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bibles tudy, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meet-i ngs are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. U U N N I I T T E E D D M M E E T T H H O O D D I I S S T T F F i i r r s s t t U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 1 05 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at8 :10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at9 :30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youthd irector. 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 , 2 00 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. (863 Jarrett, Pastor. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: www.fumcap.org. M M e e m m o o r r i i a a l l U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL,3 3852. Rev. John A. Bryant, pastor. Rev. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Rev. JerryM cCauley, visitation pastor. Sunday worship services: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. We offer Christcentered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that wants to know Christ and make Him known. Check out our church website at www.memorialumc.com or call the church office at 465-2422. Lakeview Christian School, VPK to Grade 5, 465-0313. S S t t . J J o o h h n n U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 3821736. www.stjohnsebring.org S S p p r r i i n n g g L L a a k k e e U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church office phone: 655-0040.U U N N I I T T E E D D C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F C C H H R R I I S S T T E E m m m m a a n n u u e e l l U U n n i i t t e e d d C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we. Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive. Were at the corner of Hammock and Hope. Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999; sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP Fran Goff and Chris Baker. Greeting the congregationw ill be Tim Wheaton and serving as acolyte will be Daniel Thibodeau.First Presbyterian ChurchSEBRING Rev. Darrell A. Peers sermon on Sunday will be Calling for Time. J une 24-28, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., will be Youth Summer Camp for grades sixth through eighth. Lunch and snacks will be provided.C ampers will meet in fellowship hall for devotions, crafts and sports. Field tripsw ill be taken Friday. Registration is required. Call Reid Thayer, Director ofC hristian Education. Session meeting is at 4 p .m. Monday in the conference room. The church is at 319 P oinsettia Ave. For informat ion, call 385-0107.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday, Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon is titled Forgive based on Colossians 3:12-17. The adult Sunday school class has been viewingv ideos sponsored by Focus o n the Family. These videos a re narrated by Ray Vander Laan and filmed on location. Sundays video is titled By E very Word Striking the Rock and is filmed in T imnah. S pecial music will be prov ided by Margaret Phillips singing The Next Time HeC omes. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with twoe ntrances on Lagrand S treet). For questions, call 4 53-3242 or check the webs ite at avonparkapchurch.com.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING Rev. A. C. Bryants sermon is titled Pray for Deliverance withs cripture taken from M atthew 6:13. W ednesday is family night with food, fun and Bible study. L isten Live on WITS-AM 1340 each Sunday to hear t he 10:50 am worship servi ce. T he church is downtown at 126 South Pine St. Visitt he website at www.sebringfirstumc.com or call the c hurch office for information at 385-5184.H eartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this weekw ill be All the Church has is JESUS with scripture from Matthew 28:16-20. Thes ervice will include Roland Bates singing Walk All O ver Heaven With You. The church is at 2705 A lternate Route 17 South (behind Publix 9693.M emorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Rev. J ohn Bryant will preach on Have Faith, Love God, Enjoy Life with the scrip-t ure lesson from I Thessalonians 5:12-19. T here will be fellowship and refreshments after wors hip service Sunday with Rev. John and Barbara Bryant in Rob Reynolds Hall, as this is their last Sunday with the congrega-t ion as interim pastor. The newly appointed pastor by the Methodist Conference, the Rev. Tim Haas, will begin his ministry Sunday,J uly 7. The church is at 500 Kent Ave. For information, phone 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, The Glorious New Creation, ist aken from Isaiah 65 and will be brought by Pastor J im Scaggs. Sunday, June 30 will be Continued from B6 Religion R ELIGION GUIDELINES: The N ews-Sunp ublishes relig ion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be c onsidered for publication in the following Fridas paper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail to editor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,NewsSun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Continued on B8

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C M Y K B y JAKE COYLE APEntertainment WriterN EWYORK Brad Pitt wanted to build a better blockbuster. During the years Hollywood shifted towardi ncreasingly bigger spectacles and superhero tentpoles, one of the movies biggest stars largely stayed on the sidelines, focusingi nstead on ambitious ensembles (The Tree of Life, InglouriousB asterds) and unlikely dramas (Moneyball But the zombie apocal ypse World War Z, which opens Friday, is P itts bold, long-gestating, big-budget effort to enter the franchise fray. Its hisa ttempt to engineer not just a disaster thrill ride like 1 974s The Towering Inferno (a beloved film to Pitt, who saw it repeatedly as a kid growing up in Missouri), but to make at hought-provoking action flick filled with geopolitic al questions. Its been a humbling crusade. These films are much more difficult than I reali zed, Pitt said in a recent interview over coffee at a restaurant off Times S quare. Based on the 2006 sci-fi novel World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks (sono f Mel), the $200 millionplus film has had a rocky path to theaters. Its gone through a swarm of screenwriters, several key crewc hanges, a postponed release date and, most n otably, a reshot ending. But most moviegoers that m ake it to the film far from the flop many predicted will likely wonder what all the fuss was about. As Pitts producing partnerD ede Gardner points out, no one ever says: Honey, lets go to this movie this Friday. I swear it was onbudget and on-schedule. T he reviews have largely been positive for World War Z, a riveting, brisk thriller with a refreshingly and, for summer movies, atypically human protagonist who relies purely on his intellect and experience as he shuttles around the world trying to solve the zombie pandemic thats engulfed most of the planet. Pitts former United Nations investigator has no superpowers, no gun, and as Pitt says, cant even run that fast. It may sound paradoxical, but though World War Z is awash with gruesome hordes of snarling zombies, it is alongside Superman and Godzilla-sized sea monsters one of the most human-scaled blockbusters of the summer. While Hollywood awaits the films box office performance with bated breath, P itt is confident. Hes shaped the film as a producer since his productionc ompany, Plan B, acquired the book rights in 2006. I know it works, the 49-year-old actor says. I know everyone involved is g oing to be happy. Its just a question of how happy. Were proud of it. When you get involved with a film like this at this scale,a t this cost, theres more responsibility to meet that number immediately. Not unlike his character, Pitt has been flying aroundt he world to promote orld War Z. He spent F athers Day with his family, but at 40,000 feet, hes ays. Ive got a few countries to go, he says with a grin. Though he acknowledges the film has been a learn-i ng experience, hes upbeat, repeatedly citing the good fun of making a big movie for the multiplexes. Adapting the book a series of first-person dispatches from around the globe required not just finding a narrative drive to the story, but capturing the novels theorizing of how self-interested nations would fare in a global catastrophe. (Faring well, f or example, is walled-off Israel, the location of the films most extreme setp iece, shot in Malta with some 900 extras.) B ut in the end, the principles of making a popcornfriendly movie often bested t he filmmakershigher ambitions. Much of the allegory had to be cut. It got too dense, Pitt s ays. We got too weighed down on it. We spent a couple years on it. We couldnt get it into one movie. We had to walk a line betweenu sing the film as a Trojan horse for some of that, but t hese things have to be fun. And we were bored, our-s elves. Instead, the filmmakers, including director Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace, Stranger ThanF iction), wrestled with finding what Pitt calls the pace of the summer action film, the cadence it needs. Movies have a DNA, s ays Gardner. They have their own identity. This one just fought back. It fought back, ultimately, in a way that I really appreciate because it sort of met our ambitions for it with its own ambitions. Page B8News-SunFriday, June 21, 2013www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; 6/21/13 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 6 6 7 7 3 3 the end-of-the-month sing a nd fellowship. The church is at 3413 S ebring Parkway. For further information, call 382-3552 or 273-9819.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING Pastor David L. Smalleys sermon on Sunday will be on FIlledW ith the Fruits of the Spirit and his scripture will be on Galatians 5:22-26. C all 385-1597 for information.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Lay Speaker Agatha Johnson will bring the message, AGentleW hisper, with scripture from I Kings 19 on Sunday. Participants in the service will be Earl Dungan, organist; Jim Angtevine, acolyte;L inda Spear, worship leader; Judy Clark, prayer time; Norm Spear, special music; M arvin Clark, offertory prayer. V isitors are welcome. The spring Lake UnitedM ethodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane, just off U.S. 98 at Spring Lake Village IV (across from U-HaulSt. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING On Sunday, the Rev. Ronald De Genarosm essage will be God of the Whisper. Biblical reference is from 1 Kings 19:1-15. Continued from B7 Church News It was a cold winters day that Sunday, and the parking lot was filling up quickly.O ne woman noticed as she got out of her car that others seemed to be whispering among themselves as they walked into the churchb uilding. As she got closer, she noticed the object of their whispering. Aman was leaning against the outside wall of thec hurch building. He was almost lying down, as if he w as asleep. He had on a long, trench coat that was almost in shreds, and a hatt opped his head. It was pulled down, so no one c ould see his face. He wore shoes that looked very old and too small for his feet. His toes stuck out through holes in them. The womana ssumed the man was homeless and asleep, so she w alked on by and through the doors of the church building. I nside, the woman and others visited for a few minu tes, and someone brought up the man outside. People snickered and gossiped, butn o one bothered asking him to come in. Afew moments later, the worship service b egan. The people were waiting f or the preacher to take his place and teach them the good news of Jesus when the doors to the auditorium o pened. In came the homeless man. He walked down t he aisle with his head down. People gasped, whispered, and made faces. He made hisw ay down to the front where he took off his hat and coat. T he woman and the rest of the congregation were shocked to see the preacher standing before them. He was the homeless man! Noo ne said a word. The preacher picked up h is Bible and laid it on the podium. Folks, I dont think I have to tell you whatI will be preaching about today E ven Christians do not always behave like Christians ought to behave.H owever, that does not mean that we should stop trying. We simply must try to do b etter. We must never stop taking advantage of the o pportunities that God gives us to serve Him and those around us. Do not forget the words of Jesus in Matthew 25:42-45. W hen describing those who claimed to be righteous on the outside but inwardly were far from it, He said, for I was hungry, and you g ave Me nothing to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me nothing to drink; I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in; naked, and you did not clothe Me; sick, andi n prison, and you did not visit Me.Then they thems elves also will answer, Lord, when did we see Youh ungry, or thirsty, or a s tranger, or naked, or sick, o r in prison, and did not take care of YouThen He will answer them, Truly I say to y ou, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the l east of these, you did not do it to Me. L et us each strive to be t he kind of person that God wants us to be: righteous b oth on the outside and on the inside. Consistency, after all, is Christ-like. K evins Komments, by Kevin Patterson, is presented by the Sebring Parkway church of Christ, assembling at 3800 Sebring Parkway.Find the church on the internet at w ww.sebringcoc.com, or e-mail sebringparkway@sebringcoc.com /. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily t hose of the News-Sun staff. Are you righteous outside and inside? Religion Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine starts VBSLAKE PLACID First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine begins its Vacation Bible School for preschool children, elementary children and adults on Sunday through Friday, June 28 from 6-8:30 p.m. every night. Kids come on out & invite a friend!!! Pre-registration is at 4 p.m. Sunday with a big slide. Colossal Coaster World, Facing Fear, Trusting God from 2 Timothy 1:17 will be the theme for this years VBS. There will be Bible stories, crafts, music, recreation, missions and food. There will be a yummy snack on Sunday night, and light sandwich suppers Monday through Thursday. Friday night is Family Night with a hotdog supper and program by the kids. First Baptist Lake Josephine is at 111 Lake Josephine Drive. Call 6551524 for more information. Reach for the Summit with Upward Bound VBSLAKE PLACID Lace up your hiking boots! Its nearly time to hit the trail with Upward Bound, First Presbyterian Churchs Vacation Bible School backpacking expedition to the heights of Gods glorious Kingdom. All Backpackers from 4 years old through fifth grade are invited to join on this trek from 9 a.m. to noon July 15-19. The church is at 118 N. Oak Ave. Registration forms are available at the church office. For more information call 465-2742. Wober to offer Bible study for Spanish speaking peopleSEBRING The Rev. Dr. Felipe S. Wober will start a Bible study for Spanish speaking people children, young adults and adults from 9-10 a.m. Sundays at Christ Fellowship Church, 2935 New Life Way. He will also have a prayer group from 6-7 p.m. Sundays. For information, call 4710924. Brad Pitt tries to build a better blockbuster Entertainment M CT B rad Pitt stars in, and co-produced, World War Z. Snapshots ORLANDO (APThe president of a leading Christian ministry dedicated to helping gays repress their sexual urges through prayer has apologized to the gay community and says the group is shutting down. Alan Chambers said on Exodus Internationals website Thursday that the group wants to apologize to the gay community for years of undue suffering and judgment at the hands of the organization and the church as a whole. Chambers also says he is sorry the group promoted sexual orientation change efforts and apologized for not challenging Christians who called gays names like sodomite. Phone messages left at the groups Orlando headquarters were not immediately returned Thursday. Exodus International was founded 37 years ago. It claimed 260 member ministries around the U.S. and internationally. Christian group apologizes to gay community, is shutting down The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, June 21, 2013Page B# Solution, B8 Diversions/Puzzles DearAbby: I was t aken away from my parents at 13 and placed into foster care, where I stayed until I aged out at 21. My b iological mother is a d rug addict who aband oned me to my father w hen I was 11. She never t ried to contact me while I was in care. I am now 24 and she wont leave me alone. She sends Facebook messages t hat alternate between begging me to let her get to know me, and condemning me for being vindictive and not having forgiveness in my heart. A bby, this woman exposed me to drugs and a ll manner of seedy people and situations. I was molested and beaten by some of the men she picked up to pay the bills. A m I a horrible person f or ignoring her? Im close to losing my temper and letting her know exactly how angry I am, b ut I know it would do no g ood. I just want to move on with my life and advance in my profession without having to worry about this. What do you t hink? Stalked in New York DearStalked: Silence sends a strong message. I think that when the harassment started, you should have immediately blocked this woman on Facebook. Its not too late to do that now. If she continues to annoy you, con-s ider getting a restraining order. Because you are on a path to success, allow nothing to divert you. DearAbby: Im 59 years old and still take my baseball mitt with me when I go to games in hopes of catching a ball. At what age should a guy stop doing it? (We usually sit in the lower level near the front.) Minnesota Twins Fan DearTwins Fan: Stop taking it when you have grown so aged and feeble that when the ball comes your way, you can no longer fend off the younger fans who are also diving for it. And not one moment sooner. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. For an excellent guide to becoming a better conversationalist and a more sociable person, order How to Be Popular. Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds, Popularity Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) Mom who abandoned daughter now a pest Dear Abby By JAKE COYLE APEntertainment WriterIn Pixars Monsters University, a prequel to2 001 Monsters, Inc., our expert scarers to be the w isecracking pipsqueak Mike Wazowski and the burly James B. Sullivan a re college freshmen with high aspirations. Monsters University is neither a bold return to form nor another misfire, but ac harming, colorful comingof-age tale that would be a less qualified success for all b ut Pixar. The profusion of sequels is indeed dismaying f or a studio that so frequently has prized originality. But Monsters University is nevertheless pleasant, amiably animated family enter-t ainment. Abig reason is because Wazowski and Billy Crystal remain one of the best toonvoice actor combinations in animation. Alime green ball with spindly appendages,h s little more than one big eyeball. But its Wazowskis m outh thats his dominant feature. Hes ceaselessly chipper, with a stand-ups penchant for sarcasm. He arrives on campus an eager, retainer-mouthedb ookworm with his heart set on becoming a star pupil in Monster Universitys prestigious and competitive Scare Program, and moving on to his dream career at Monsters, Inc. F or Sully (John Goodman), such a future is p resumed. Hes a Sullivan, a legacy, the son of a famous scarer. Blessed with a powerful roar, he boasts all the natural talent Wazowski lacks. One a jock of privi-l ege, the other a wide-eyed aspirant: Neither can stand t he other. But both find themselves kicked out of the ScareP rogram by the cruel Dean Hardscrabble (Helen M irren), a kind of winged centipede. Shut to the doors of the cool kids frat, RoarO mega Roar (captained well by Nathan Fillions chestpumping Johnny W orthington), Wazowski and Sully have no recourse but t o join the motley gang of misfits at Oozma Kappa ere OK! they shout). Their only way back in is to win the Scare Games, aH arry Potter-like tradition of competing fraternities. If Monsters, Inc. was workplace whimsy, Monsters University is campus comedy. Characters widely varied in both s kill sets and biology are finding their path, often a h appy deviation from their expected one. M CT Sully (voiced by John Goodmanazowski (voiced by Billy Crystal) meet in college in Monsters University Monsters University gets a passing grade Movie Review Monsters U niversity R ating: G Running time: 103 minutes R eview: (of 4 By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated PressMINNEAPOLIS Bestselling author Vince Flynn, who wrote the Mitch Rapp counterterrorism thriller series and sold more than 15 million books in the U.S. alone, died Wednesday in Minnesota after a more than two-year battle with prostate cancer, according to friends and his publisher. He was 47. Flynn was supporting himself by bartending when he self-published his first novel, erm Limits, in 1997 after getting more than 60 rejection letters. After it became a local best-seller, Pocket Books, a Simon & Schuster imprint, signed him to a twobook deal and Term Limits became a New York Times best-seller in paperback. The St. Paul-based author also sold millions of books in the international market and averaged about a book a year, most of them focused on Rapp, a CIAcounterterrorism operative. His 14th novel, The Last Man, was published last year. As good as Vince was on the page and he gave millions of readers countless hours of pleasure he was even more engaging in person, said Carolyn Reidy, president and CEO of his publisher, Simon & Schuster. Yes, we will miss the Mitch Rapp stories that are classic modern thrillers, but we will miss Vince even more. Flynn died at a hospital in St. Paul, surrounded by about 35 relatives and friends who prayed the Rosary, said longtime family friend Kathy Schneeman. She said his deep Catholic faith was an important part of his character. Thats what he would have liked. He talks about his faith just as much as he would talk about politics and current events with our group of friends, Schneeman said. Flynn was born to an Irish Catholic family in St. Paul, the fifth of seven children. After graduating with an economics degree from the University of St. Thomas in 1988, he went to work as an account and sales marketing specialist with Kraft General Foods. That marketing background later came in handy as he promoted Term Limits. Wanting a new challenge, Best-selling author Vince Flynn dies from cancer at age 47 Flynn

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C M Y K NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, June 21-22, 2013 Volume 94/Number 74 | 50 cents www.newssun .com Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 Online: www.newssun.com WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 9 9 5 5 Classifieds A7 Dear Abby B9 Editorial & OpinionA3 Healthy LivingB5 Religion B6 Movie ReviewB9 PuzzlesB9 Index T -storms in the PM High 91 Low 72 Is your pet making you sick?Maybe not. But it could if youre not careful. Find out what disease to be on the lookout for HEALTHYLIVING, B5Passing gradeSully and Mike meet in Monsters University REVIEW, B11TransitionSebrings Dino Lower does well in first year at college level SPORTS, B1 DETAILS, A10 By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING City council members unanimously approved a budget amendment request from Sebring Fire Chief Brad Batz for a new fire truck during Tuesday evenings regular meeting. The new fire engine will be purchased for a total of $525,000 and will replace an existing fire truck that will soon be taken out of regular service. Weve been pre-planning ahead and over the past several years weve been allocating certain funds towards the purchase. At this time its time for the replacement of one of the trucks that needs to be retired to the reserve status, Batz said. The purchase of the apparatus was piggybacked from the Floridas Sheriffs Association contract, which laid out specifications and took in bids for the purchase. The engine was built by Ferrara Fire Apparatus Inc. The funds for the fire truck are broken down into four SFD getting new fire truck for $525,000 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Abreak-in at the Highlands County Sports Complex has put a number of Sebring youth sports programs in a bind. As much as $13,000 worth of football equipment for Mighty Mite, Pee Wee, Juniors and Seniors divisions was either stolen or vandalized in the June 14 break-in. Dozens of helmets, shoulder pads, jerseys and other equipment were stolen from the facility on Sheriffs Tower Road. We were hit the same night the county, said Sebring Youth Sports President Marilyn McNellis. The equipment was either stolen or damaged when they broke in. Acounty storage area containing mowers, tractors and other such equipment was reportedly burglarized the Youth football program clipped by break-in $13,000 worth of equipment stolen, damaged See THIEVES, A5 See SEBRING, A6 WORK NOW, PLAY LATER 079099401001 Heat doesnt stop volunteers at Masons Ridge playground project By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Volunteers braved the scorching heat Thursday morning at the Masons Ridge Community in the quest for a place to play. The group of volunteers broke ground Thursday on the first ever Masons Ridge playground. The improvement to the community has been in the works for several months following a grant proposal submitted by Habitat for Humanitys Director of Development and Communications Sarah Pallone. Once the Kaboom Grant was acquired, the vision for Masons Ridge was then put down on paper. Habitat Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Playmore Recreation installer Joey Perk, at left, looks over plans Thursday morning and coordinates with volunteers to assemble new playground equipment at Masons Ridge in Sebring. Rotary Club of Avon Park member Greg Gentry (top photo) volunteers to help assemble playground equipment Thursday morning at Masons Ridge. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Scorching hot temperatures didnt deter volunteers from working hard Thursday morning in Sebring. See VOLUNTEERS, A6 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING For the second year in a row the School Board of Highlands County has approved major changes in school administrations. In addition, because of Rebecca Flecks retirement, Brenda Longshore was named the new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Management Information Systems. Her last assignment was as the principal of Park Elementary School. Andrew Lethbridge is now director for elementary education, a district-level position. Lethbridge has been the principal at the Kindergarten Learning Center since it opened. These new appointments, along with New administrators introduced as next generation takes over See SCHOOLS, A5 By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Another two-cycle continuance for murder defendant Kenneth Felipe Jr. was granted Thursday morning during a pre-trial conference. Circuit court Judge Angela Cowdens continuance marks the fourth continuance for Felipe this year. State attorneys office is working its way through depositions for both Felipe and his co-defendant Jonathan Rodriguez. Both are accused of first-degree murder in connection with the June 2012 death of Aaron Doty. The slow-moving case is likely to take several more months before a trial date is even set. Felipes next pre-trial conference is scheduled for Aug. 22 at 8:30 a.m.. Rodriguez was scheduled to appear before the judge Thursday, but had not been in court before press time. On Wednesday, Cowden advised attorneys to be mindful with Travis Makris and Giovanni Burgos, both charged with being accesDoty case continues to have slow pace Continuances granted to 4 defendants See DOTY, A5

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C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING Cornerstone Hospice recently had the unique opportunity to recognize not only all compassionate hospice nurses who work with patients facing life-limiting illnesses, but also to recognize a hospice patient who is a retired nurse herself plus a U.S. Navy veteran. Nearly 30 residents and staff gathered at Crown Pointe Assisted Living in Sebring to honor four resident retired nurses along with Anna Ellis, a Cornerstone Hospice patient and nurse, during the observance of National Nurses Week. The program that day was opened in prayer by Cornerstone Hospice chaplain Ken Geren. Cornerstone Hospice nurses Sara Taylor, Holly Rines and Barbara Brock led the other resident nurses in the Florence Nightingale pledge. After the ceremony, the group enjoyed some time of socializing where the nurses were all able to share a little about themselves. It was during this time that Anna shared that she graduated from nursing school in the mid 1940s and shortly after enlisted into the United States Navy. During World War II she served as a lieutenant in New York where she was in charge of several other nurses caring for our wounded soldiers. It was during this time that she met Paul Ellis. Paul was thought to be dead when he was brought to the military hospital in New York where Anna was working. He was lying there in a cot with a sheet pulled over his head, Ms. Ellis remembers. I pulled the sheet down to see his face and he took in a deep breath. Paul did recover and on Jan. 20, Anna and Paul were married. After having two boys, Anna continued her nursing career at a hospital in New Jersey after the war. Annas life is so rich with American history, beauty and pride. For more information on how to assist patients like Anna as a volunteer, contact Cornerstone Hospice at 3824563 or stop in and see us at 209 N. Ridgewood Drive Suite 3, Sebring FL33870. Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., a notfor-profit, community organization since 1984, provides comfort and care to Central Florida families experiencing life-limiting illnesses. More than 5,000 people in Highlands, Hardee, Lake, Polk, Orange, Osceola and Sumter counties benefit from Cornerstone programs each year. Enhanced patient and family care is made possible through the generous support of individuals and groups. For more information, to donate, or to volunteer, call (888) 728-6234 or visit www.cornerstonehospice.org Page A2News-SunFriday, June 21, 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 Online Yes 28.2% No 71.8% Total votes: 188 This weeks question: Do you think George Zimmerman will be convicted of second-degree murder? www.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at June 18 617344048MB: 30x:2Next jackpot $44 millionJune 14 25313334MB: 20x:4 June 11 1540455053MB: 28x:4 June 19 589122327x:2Next jackpot $25 millionJune 15 31619203252x:3 June 11 22935374142x:3 June 19 211151631 June 18 57232932 June 17 39102527 June 16 1213242728 June 19 (n) 0342 June 19 (d) 3889 June 18 (n) 5450 June 18 (d) 5698 June 19 (n) 875 June 19 (d) 278 June 18 (n) 083 June 18 (d) 211 June 18 1028344319 June 14 1517192810 June 11 124324314 June 7 921283712 June 19 746475257 PB: 17Next jackpot $127 millionJune 15 2836404855 PB: 1 June 12 1622234255 PB: 32 Lottery Center Hammock changes tram tour schedule SEBRING Highlands Hammock State Park Tram Tours during the slow summer off-season are scheduled for 1:30p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Ticket cost is $5 per adult, $3 per child ages 612 (5 and under free). Ticketsare purchased on the tour day.No reservations or advanced sales are taken for daily tours. Regularly scheduled Tram Tours running at 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and at 1 and 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays will resume the first weekend in October. Special trams for groups and organizations are reservable as private prearranged toursand cost$70 plus tax. Callthe Ranger Station at 386-6094 for more information. Whats Up meeting to be held June 25SEBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency will host its monthly Whats Up Downtown Sebring? meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Palms of Sebring, 725 S. Pine St. Representatives from the Heartland Young Professionals will be the guest speakers. There will also be discussion about the CRAs 2013-2014 marketing initiatives. These monthly Whats Up Downtown? meetings are open to the public. The meetings are to discuss events and happening within the Downtown Sebring area. Anyone with an interest in Downtown Sebring is encouraged to attend.Ballroom Dancers will sponsor Caladium danceLAKE PLACID The Lake PlacidBallroom Dancers will be sponsoring a Caladium Kick-Off Dance from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the Lake Placid Elks Lodge on County Road 621. The dance group recently formed a partnership with the Elks, meeting with Don Sansoussi and Carol Smart, and will be holding dances once a month yearround.With the help of th e Ladies of the Elks, there will be light refreshments available, as well as dessert andcoffee.An earlier notice had the wrong date.Lefkowitz takes spotlight at Scribes SEBRING Local writer and long-term Scribes Night Out participant Art Community Briefs Continued on A6 By ROD LEWIS News-Sun correspondentLAKE PLACID Do you have a legal question, but cant afford the legal a dvise that you need? From 1-5 p.m. on Wednesday, you may get the answers to your questions. The Highlands County Bar A ssociation and Florida Rural Legal Services are sponsoring an Ask-ALawyer Event at the RCMA building at 101 Robinson St. i n Lake Placid. We are sponsoring the event in the Lake Placid area because it is under served, FRLS representative Alexandra Srsic said. Free legal advice will be given to those eligible with low income. Legal questions may be answered in the following categories: criminal cases, VAbenefits, bankruptcy, Social Security, family law, Medicaid for nursing home care, real estate or probate, estate planning, wills and trusts, consumer services, and general civil litigation. We sponsor an event at least once a year during Probono week near the end of October, Srsic said. In 1966, Florida Rural Legal Services Inc. was founded as a private, nonprofit corporation that provides free civil legal advice to those that need it, are in financial need and live in the 13 south-central Florida counties that they serve. The FRLS also provides migrant workers with legal assistance. In 2012, the firm claims to have closed more than 6,000 cases and provided over 10,000 people with free legal advice, according to its web page. To attend the event one must call (800) 277-7680, ext. 3048 to register and guarantee eligibility. To be eligible, one must live in Highlands, Polk or Hardee counties and have income and asset requirements that match the criteria set by the FRLS. One must register to insure the requirements are met and that there is adequate staffing for the event, Srsic said. Legal questions? Ask a lawyer for free Retired hospice nurse, WWII veteran, recognized during Nurses Week Courtesy photo Front row (from left): Amy Knighton, Cornerstone Hospice aide; Anna Ellis, patient; Holly Rines, Cornerstone Hospice aide. Back row: Cory Johnson, Nurse for Crown Pointe Assisted Living; Sara Taylor RN, Cornerstone Hospice; Rosie, Activities Director Crown Pointe Assisted Living; Jackie, RN for Crown Pointe; Barbara Brock, CSH RN, Corrine Belgarde, CSH Aide; Marva Fuhriman, CSHvolunteer; Autumn Egan, Cornerstone Hospice Clinical Liaison; ThomFuhriman, CSH volunteer; Ken Geren, CSH Chaplain. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING The annual Juneteenth Multicultural Festival will be held in Sebring at Firemens Field starting at 1 0 a.m. on Saturday. Juneteenth is a celebrat ion of the emancipation of slaves and is recognized in a number of s tates as a state holiday. Each year, organizers p resent an array of foods, music, games and activities that highlight not only A frican-American culture but many other minority and ethnic groups. Juneteenth organizers invite volunteers and vend ors to participate in the 14th annual event Saturday. Vendors may begin set up at 8 a.m. at Firemens F ield. Vendor booths are no cost and may be on d isplay throughout the allday event. Volunteers for s et-up, music, activities, games, etc. may arrive at 9 a.m. Event co-coordinator Bob Saffold is looking f orward to another year of cultural fun and familyfriendly atmosphere. Its going to be a great event and anyone who w ants to donate or volunteer are certainly welcome to do so, Saffold said. To donate or participate in the 14th annual Juneteenth Multicultural Festival, contact Saffold at 381-5166. Helpers, vendors sought for Juneteenth ORLANDO (AP) Within an hour of the new Transformers ride opening at Universal Studios on Thursday, hundreds of people stood in the sweltering Florida heat to experience the intense, 3D thrill ride. Transformers: The Ride-3D is Universal Orlandos latest, hyperreal offering to park visitors. For those who like dazzling special effects, gut-wrenching drops and battling robots, the ride will not be a disappointment. The new attraction opened following an elaborate ceremony featuring pyrotechnics, a specially created Transformers song by the band Cheap Trick and a flyover by a formation of private jets an experience that one blogger described as having rocked our faces off! Hundreds of fans cheered the films stars as they walked the red carpet past the new attraction. New ride opens at Universal BOCARATON (AP) A suspended South Florida lawyer suspected of disappearing with more than $3 million from his law firms client accounts has turned himself in to the FBI. The Palm Beach Post reports FBI agents are interviewing 55-year-old Timothy McCabe of Boca Raton, who turned himself in Thursday morning. Federal agents filed a criminal complaint Wednesday against McCabe, charging him with wire and bank fraud. McCabes wife said he went missing April 2. His partner said McCabe had financial problems. Investigators have uncovered emails McCabe sent to his partner saying that he had committed unspecified wrongdoing. His wife told investigators her husband sent her an email saying he had made bad business decisions. Missing lawyer turns himself in

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C M Y K But most everybody knows that the state has no easy way t o enforce the law, which requires retailers and e-companies with a physical prese nce in Florida to collect the 6 percent sales tax. The biggest loophole of a ll? The law gives a free ride to out-of-state companies f rom collecting and sending to Tallahassee sales taxes from Florida buyers. That loophole puts the government, through its tax p olicy, picking winners and losers. From a business viewpoint, out-of-state Web companies can price out brickand-mortar stores that hire F loridians thanks to the loophole. Thats unfair to Florida businesses, which makes U.S. Sen. Marco Rubios o pposition to a proposed federal law that would apply s ales taxes to most all interstate Internet sales particularly odd. He says hes for consumers and no new taxes. Nice sound bite. What about tax fairness and closing loopholes that in essence punish the Sunshine States job-creators? The federal proposal would allow states to collect taxes on Internet purchases their residents make from out-of-state companies. Thats long overdue. Gov. Rick Scott just may have nudged Florida in the right direction with last weeks announcement that Amazon will be opening two distribution centers in Florida a $300 million investment. Amazons physical presence will mean that, finally, the Seattle-based e-company will be required to collect sales taxes from Florida buyers. About 3,000 warehouse and distribution jobs would be created in the state, too. Initially, Gov. Scott was reluctant to impose the sales tax obligation, and Amazon wanted a break for two years. Agovernors spokesperson now says Amazon will collect the tax when the law requires it. The bigger issue is the unfair playing field the states loophole has created. ... As Internet sales grow, taking business away from Florida-based stores, the stakes are high. New York, California and Texas already collect sales taxes on Web sales. Florida is the only large state that doesnt. Plus, Amazon has struck tax deals in other states. Last summer it started collecting sales taxes in Texas after that state fought for $269 million it said Amazon owed the Lone Star State for sales taxes, interest and penalties. Its way past time for Florida to level the business terrain and end Internet companiesfree ride. An editorial from the Miami Herald. OTHERVIEWPOINTS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com Editorial & Opinion www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 21, 2013Page A3 Its time to level the tax playing field Its Floridas big secret. The states residents are supposed to pay taxes for online purchases. A data breach of confidential information that threatens to undermine the publics already shaken confidence in a law enforcement tool that t racks prescriptions for painkillers and other addictive drugs. Somehow, the names, addresses, phone numbers, pharmacies and drug dosages prescribed to about 3,300 Floridians found their way into the hands of lawyers involved in the prosecution of six prescription-drug fraud cases in central Florida. The fallout has prompted a lawsuit and flurry of public records requests from the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, which is seeking answers. The responsibility for the breach lies squarely with the Florida Department of Health, the agency that oversees the database and has done too little to protect it. Florida has seen a 17 percent drop in deaths due to Oxycodone and a 58 percent reduction in doctor shopping cases since the database began operations two years ago, according to Health Department statistics. These are the kind of promising results that supporters of the database, including us, hoped for when the state launched it in 2011. Still, the breach casts a dark cloud over the databases mechanics, specifically any safeguards to ensure privacy. Recently, the database suffered another setback when federal officials chided the state Board of Pharmacy with statistics showing that only a third of pharmacists and roughly 10 percent of physicians are using it. For a program designed to help doctors and pharmacists root out scammers, the figures are disappointingly low. The data breach, however, is more troubling. The public deserves answers to its questions, including: Who had access to the pill-mill database? What prompted Health Department officials to release the information? How did it select the 3,300 names released? What procedures are in place to prevent data breaches and how could they be improved? Was this particular breach unique, or more common than we dare think? Unfortunately, there are far more questions than answers, and thats the problem. Answers must come from the Health Department sooner rather than later. An editorial from the Orlando Sentinel. Answers needed in pill mill case data breach Floridas pill mill database has sprung an embarrassing leak. EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Yes, it is possible. You can pursue the American dream. And maybe even be on your way to achieving it by age 11. That wont necessarily stop comments by racists or cretins who think its cool and intelligent to stereotype, belittle and insult. But they cant stop a proud and determined kid from marching, head held high, straight towards that American dream. And thats the story of San Antonios Sebastien De La Cruz, a young singer who sang his heart out on Americas Got T alent and at other venues, pouring virtually his entire being into his vocal renditions, proving that some people are imbued with almost angelical artistic sensitivity. If De La Cruz is living the American dream, the Internet get-a-lifers who went after him due to his high profile seemed to be talking in their racist sleep and lost big time in the end. News accounts note that at age six, De La Cruz wanted to learn how to sing mariachi songs. And since most kids are little sponges, with work and practice he honed his craft and soaked up what he needed to know. He sang at community events, and with his beautiful, proud, strong voice soon became known in Texas as: El Charro de Oro (the Golden Mariachi). He was also the virtual embodiment of a slogan, Anything You Can Imagine, You Can Do, Californias Camp Axios uses for its young campers. Each summer, the San Pedro-based non-denominational camping program provides a week of free camping for inner city at risk kids 9 to 13. They fill the days with fun activities and motivational segments to teach kids that if they can think it and dream it, they can do it. And boy is De La Cruz doing it. Last year, at age 10, he made through the brutal initial auditions to get onto Americas Got Talent. He began to cry when telling the judges that by being up there he felt closer to his goal of winning so he could get the money to help his brother have an operation for a hearing problem. He sang the old-time favorite Besame Mucho, backed by a Mariachi band, then threw a rose to Sharon Osborne. He was later called back and did a mariachi version of Frank Sinatras New York New York. In the end, he made it to the semifinals. If he didnt win the whole contest, he won a national audiences hearts. And it was NOTjust his age: it was his clear talent, sincerity, and commitment to his cherished art. During Game Three of the NBAfinals country artist Darius Rucker was delayed, so De La Cruz agreed to do the Star Spangled Banner on short notice. He wowed the stadium and home audiences. And then came Twitter: This lil Mexican snuck in the country like 4 hours ago no he singing the anthem wrote one..(De La Cruz was born here) Why they got a Mexican kid singing the national anthem, wrote another (apparently forgetting about Americas millions of Mexican-Americans). Cant believe they had the nerve to have a beaner sing the national anthem of AMERICA... (De La Cruzs father served in the Navy). Was De La Cruz crushed? No. He sent his own Tweet: Please do not pay attention to the negative people. I am an American living the American Dream. This is part of the American life. News reports carried Spurs coach Gregg Popovichs reaction: Hes a class act. Way more mature than most his age. And as much as those comments by the idiots saddens you about your country, he makes you feel that the future could be very bright. And so the Spurs invited him back to do the anthem in Game Four. And he wowed the team and audience again. Which goes to prove: if you can imagine the American Dream, and dont let anyone steal it, you can do it. I suspect well hear a lot about De La Cruz in future years long after the Tweeting racists and cretins who had their names displayed next to their Tweets will be deservedly forgotten. Joe Gandelman is a veteran journalist who wrote for newspapers overseas and in the United States. He can be reached at jgandelman@themoderatevoice.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Sebastien De La Cruz, the bigots and the American dream Independents Eye Joe Gandelman

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C M Y K Associated PressSANFORD George Z immermans defense attorney asked a pool of 40 potential jurors on Thursday whether they truly believed a defendant was innocent until p roven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, the first time t he defense has questioned those who made it to the s econd round of jury selection. Defense attorney Mark OMara said screening the prospective jurors for any b iases or prejudices is probably as critical if not more critical than the evidence. If you bring that into the courtroom, then what we c ant get is a fair verdict, he said. Zimmerman, 29, says he acted in self-defense in shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in the central Florida community of Sanford where Zimmerman lived. Martins shooting death on Feb. 26, 2012 and the initial decision not to charge him led to public outrage and demonstrations around the nation, with some accusing Sanford police of failing to thoroughly investigate the shooting. Prosecutors have said Zimmerman, while a neighborhood watch volunteer for his community, profiled the black teenager as Martin was walking back from a convenience store to the home of his fathers fiancee. Zimmerman identifies himself as Hispanic. Prosecutors and defense attorneys are trying to pick six jurors and four alternates this week so they can start opening statements early next week. Prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda began the second round of more intensive, personal questioning Wednesday with the potential jurors, whose names are kept confidential. The final jury will be sequestered throughout the trial. Several jury candidates were involved with rescuing animals, and the pool included people who compete in arm-wrestling, fishing and barbecue competitions. Seven potential jurors said they had previously been arrested, but they said their cases had been dropped and they thought theyd been treated fairly. Fourteen candidates said they had been victims of crimes, including four whod been victims of violent crimes. Awhite woman in her 50s said it would be difficult for her to keep her experience with a violent crime out of the courtroom. Its always in my mind, she said. Twenty-seven of the 40 potential jurors are white, seven are black, three are mixed race and three are Hispanic. Twenty-four are women and 16 are men. Page A4News-SunFriday, June 21, 2013www.newssun.com GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 6/21/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 6 6 7 7 0 0 By MICHAELJ. MISHAK Associated PressMiami (AP) Florida voters give Sen. Marco Rubio negative marks for his handling of immigration and gun issues in Washington but still hold favorable views of the rising Republican star, a statewide poll released Wednesday shows. The Quinnipiac University poll finds 41 percent disapprove of Rubios handling of an immigration overhaul in the Senate that would give an estimated 11 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally a path to citizenship. The random telephone survey of 1,176 registered voters taken June 11-16 shows 33 percent approve. Rubio, a tea party favorite and possible GOP presidential candidate, is one of the authors of the far-reaching immigration proposal but has refused to pledge support for the measure without tougher border security provisions and stricter standards for who qualifies for government programs. He also wants immigrants to prove they are proficient in English before receiving permanent legal status. The poll found that 58 percent of Florida voters back a path to citizenship for those here illegally. As perhaps the bestknown Hispanic-American in national politics, Sen. Marco Rubio has a tightrope to walk between keeping the folks back home happy and serving as a high-profile symbol for the GOPnationally, said Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. Overall, a slim majority of Florida voters 51 percent approve of the job Rubio is doing as the states junior senator. On gun issues, 49 percent of voters said they view Rubio less favorably after he voted against a proposal that would have required background checks on people buying firearms at gun shows or online, compared to 10 percent who view him more favorably. Thirty-eight percent said the vote made no difference. An overwhelming majority of voters strongly support background checks, including 63 percent of gun owners. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton remains a heavy early favorite among Florida voters in a hypothetical 2016 presidential matchup against either Rubio or former Gov. Jeb Bush. Republicans are more competitive against Vice President Joe Biden. The survey, which has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.9 percentage points, shows Bush beating Biden, 47-43. Rubio is in a statistical tie with the vice president. Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/MCT Sybrina Fulton, from left, and Tracy Martin, (above) the parents of slain teen Trayvon Martin, with their attorney Benjamin Crump, watch potential jurors arrive in the courtroom Wednesday. Below, George Zimmerman talks to co-counsel Don West. State News Zimmerman jurors quizzed on presumption of innocence Testimony could begin as early as Monday in trial Poll: Rubio gets negative marks on immigration Rubio MIAMI (AP) MiamiDade County officials say they wont charge a 19-yearold in the fatal shooting of an unarmed burglar. Wednesdays announcement came after prosecutors concluded they couldnt prove Jordan Beswicks guilt under Floridas stand your ground self-defense law. Beswick faced seconddegree murder charges in the January death of 22-year-old Bryan Antonio DeJesus. State Attorneys Office spokesman Ed Griffith told The Miami Herald the very nature of the break-in gave Beswick legal justification. Police say Beswick was home alone when someone knocked on the door. He then heard someone coming through the sliding door. He grabbed a gun and when DeJesus emerged from the bedroom, Beswick fired. The shots missed DeJesus, and Beswick ran outside. When he saw DeJesus move the blinds to come out the window, he fired the fatal shot. Charges dropped in Miami stand your ground case MIAMI (AP) Acouple has filed a lawsuit against a South Florida sports bar where a deck collapsed into Biscayne Bay last week. A14-page complaint claims Shuckers Bar & Grill in North Bay Village had a duty to properly maintain its property. The complaint was filed in Miami-Dade Circuit Court this week by Reynaldo Reyes and Flavia Guisella Ellemberger. Officials say about 100 people many watching the Miami Heat play the San Antonio Spurs were on Shuckerswooden deck Thursday night when it gave way. Two dozen people sustained injuries. Couple in deck collapse sues sports bar owners

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C M Y K changes among school principals and assistant principals, are partly due to a generation of educators reaching retirement and partly due to the new direction education is taking in the country. The national movement toward stricter teacher standards, higher expectations of students and a focus on critical and analytical thinking, while not new, requires a different approach and renewed energy. The excitement was palpable in the school board room Tuesday night. Longshore beamed as she shook hands with board members at the announcement of her appointment. I am so, so excited, she said, and honored to be moving to the district. There is a new feeling of change for the better, she added, not just in Highlands County, but in the field of education as a whole. She was proud, Longshore said, to work in a district that put its students first. The new principals and assistant principals were introduced to the school board Tuesday night. Most of the administrators were reassigned from other districts schools. Only three schools retain the same principal and assistant principal from 2012-2013: Lake Placid Elementary (Carey Conner), Lake Placid Middle (Julia Burnett) and Lake Placid High School (Toni Stivender). Five schools have new principals: Lake Country (Carla Bell), Memorial, Park (Kaye Bowers), Woodlawn (Melissa Blackman) elementary schools and the KLC (Seth Lambert). The most changes are at the assistant principal level, where 12 schools will see new faces: Avon Elementary, Avon Park High School, Avon Middle, Cracker Trail Elementary, Fred Wild, Hill-Gustat Middle, Memorial Elementary, Park Elementary, Sebring Middle, Sun N Lake, and Woodlawn Elementary schools. Sebring High School is adding an additional assistant principal, for a total of four twice as many as any other school. This is because Sebring has by far the largest school population and is the home of several special, county-wide programs. Several veteran administrators retired this year, including Judy Dyer, Ruth Handley, Stu Guthrie and Margie Rhoades. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 21, 2013Page A5 MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; rhr top camp; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 2 2 0 0 heartland biz spotlight; 3.639"; 8"; Black plus three; process, heartlands biz spotli; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 4 4 2 2 6 6 POLK, CAROLE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; main rhr top listing on lakevi; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 6 6 3 3 1 1 Get The BEST Coverage in Highlands County Subscribe to the Continued from A1 News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Brenda Longshore is the new assistant school superintendent. She is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating district curriculum. Andrew Lethbridge is the districts new director of elementary education. School Board gets to meet new administrators same evening. Afence apparently was knocked down as part of that incident. At least some of that equipment, including two lawn mowers and a tractor has since been recovered. Two Sand Pro raking machines, a pair of lawn mowers and other equipment still are missing. McNellis already has been contacting community businesses in an effort to find those who would donate cash or equipment to get the teams back in gear. Were going to have a car wash on June 29 to help raise money, she said. Those with information on the crime are asked to call the Highlands County Sheriffs Office at 402-7200. Anyone wishing to help the Sebring Youth Sports Program may call McNellis at 633-9998 Continued from A1 Thieves steal football equipment

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C M Y K Page A6News-SunFriday, June 21, 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 ICS CREMATION; 1.736"; 3"; Black; obit page tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 4 4 0 0 1 1 SHAMBLIN, SHIRLEY; 9.347"; 2"; Black; front section; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 6 6 7 7 4 4 Lefkowitz steps up as featured reader at Sundays SNO event at 6 p.m. at Brewsters Coffee House. Hell be reading his short story called What Happened to Mikey? an example, he says, of his Flash Fiction-style of writing: tight, crisp, to the point and without a lot of description to hamper the action. I want to quickly bring the reader to a surprise, twisted or humorous ending. The evening promises an Open Mike portion to allow others to read from their works. Another local writer, Carolyn Henderson, will keep the ball rolling as moderator. Listeners are also invited. For the benefit of newcomers, Lefkowitz offers some pointers: SNO events are held the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 6 p.m. at Brewsters (2191 U.S. 27 North, just south of Home Depot). Admission is free and the public is welcome. To be a future featured reader, see the moderator, and to take part in Open Mike, sign up on arrival. SNO welcomes a wide range of literature, but it is not a platform for religious or political issues. SNO events are open to anyone 18 and over. Brewsters will be selling refreshments. For information, call Lefkowitz at 385-1554. Youth For Christ plans Fun-RaiserSEBRING Youth For Christ will hold a Camp Fun-Raiser from 6-9 p.m. today at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center to help send kids to camp. There will be a dine-in or carry-out dinner for $8, a silent auction and line dancing. For more information, call 386-0005.Garden Club plans plant saleSEBRING The Garden Club of Sebring will have its plant sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Alligator Antiques, 2651 U.S. 27 South, across from Sunset Grille. There will be a large variety of plants tropica l, native and butterfly attractors. All plants will be priced at $3 or less, with all proceeds going toward the clubs scholarship fund.STR8 UP plans car washLAKE PLACID STR8 UPYouth Ministry Car Wash will be from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday. Com e and support the youth at 1 13 S. Main Ave. All proceeds will go directly back into the ministry for special projects and summer programming. For more information call the office at 863-6991480.AMVET Ladies plan spaghetti dinnerSEBRING AMVET Ladies Auxiliary will host a spaghetti dinner from 5-7 p.m. Saturday. Donation is $6. Karaoke with BilDi from 6-9 p.m.Man searching for step-sonA man called the NewsSun saying he is trying to reach his step-son. Jack Hands said he is trying to contact Aaron Hawk in Avon Park and would like him to call 314-8464. Continued from A2 different categories: $255,000 was allocated from general fund dollars, infrastructure fund provided $195,000 and another $75,000 was appropriated from the assigned fund balance designated for future truck purchase within infrastructure fund. Budgeted funds totaling $7,108 will be used to purchase additional equipment once the truck is purchased. Its a big truck, Batz said with a chuckle. We are looking to move one of the trucks to retirement on reserve status with the purchase of this apparatus. Present council members John Clark, Scott Stanley and Andrew Fells unanimously approved the motion. Council members also approved the designation of Wall Street as a fire lane and the installation of signs to that effect in the area. It doesnt impact any current parking or any routes, just the parking directly in the middle of Wall. Were hoping that with signage and whatnot this will be a visual indicator that people dont park in that area. The normal primary route around the Circle, it limits where vendors can be placed, so in an effort to expand that and give more area for vendors to go were trying to make Wall our primary and Circle our secondary, Batz said. Councils concerns regarding the placement of the signs and view obstruction came up following Batzs request. I can see, theoretically, you could put it (signage) on the buildings along the wall, Fells said. Batz stated that he would be meeting with Public Works Director Ken Fields to discuss the placement of the signage on the buildings, which are private property. Were working with Ken and city staff to see what the best placement would be, Batz said. Continued from A1 M cGee was thrilled with the turnout on the first day of construction. The Playworld System playground set was constructed from the ground up. The playground set was put together b y the small group of volunteers led by Playmore Recreation Products and Services professional installer Joey Perk of Cape Coral. McGee was impressed with the hard w ork the volunteers were displaying in the mid-morning heat. We have about 25 volunteers today. There are high school students from the Avon Park Key Club, theres a couple of Rotary members here, we had Home Depot come out in a big way and there are a couple of regular volunteers who heard about the project and just showed up, McGee said. The group took pains to make sure that the job is done right to ensure the safety of the children that will soon be playing on the equipment. You see a play set and think that it isnt that hard of a job, but it is really tedious. You have to dig holes to a specific depth and they have to be level. Then you have to place the brick in the hole for the foundation and it has to be level. They even brought out the laser level, so its a lot of work but everyone is working together and getting it done, said McGee. Weve never done a playground before so the families here are excited and theyve been anticipating it. Currently, Masons Ridge has 16 homes built on the property. There are 13 families living in the community with a total of 12 children. The placed playground is just a small part of what Habitat for Humanity is planning to bring to Masons Ridge. The playground was placed in a specific lot to set the tone for the future community center building that is also in the works. The Masons Ridge playground installation project will continue today. New volunteers are welcome to join Habitat and the other volunteers at the site between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Volunteers are also welcome in other areas of the organization, including the store and rehabilitation of homes. To volunteer at the playground or any other projects contact McGee at 385-7156. Continued from A1 sories after the fact. Makris and Burgos were not present in the Highlands County courtroom Wednesday, however defense attorney Bill Fletcher spoke on behalf of his two clients. Im just kind of following the lead of lawyers in the murder case and continuing the (depositions) that are relevant to my accessory after the fact case. Its going to be a long process, Fletcher stated. The States Attorney offered no objection to another continuance. Cowden granted another continuance but asked the attorneys to be attentive. I want you to keep a short leash on those cases ... and keep them updated, Cowden stated. No plea deals were discussed in the courtroom Wednesday. Cowden set the next pretrial hearing for Burgos and Makris for July 17 at 8:30 a.m. Continued from A1 News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Norman Stephens, retiring president of South Florida State College, is honored by The School Board of Highlands County Tuesday night. Stephens was praised for his leadership in growing the college while adjusting to local business needs, enhancing advanced academics and creating partnerships with the district and high schools. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY School Board Attorney John McClure serenades Connie Scobey before the boards Tuesday meeting in honor of her r etirement Friday. Scobey is headed to Tennessee. McClure reminded her about the wonder of moonshine in his lyrics. Scobey, Stephens honored at School Board meeting Community Briefs Doty case plods along Sebring council approves new fire truck Volunteers assembling new playground News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Rotary Club of Highlands County member Scott Fettinger tightens a bolt Thursday, while volunteering his time to help Habitat for Humanity at Masons Ridge in Sebring. Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 21, 2013Page A7 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-193 IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT R. KING, JR. a.k.a. ROBERT RUTLEDGE KING, JR. Deceased. Division PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROBERT R. KING, JR. a.k.a. ROBERT RUTLEDGE KING, JR., deceased, whose date of death was April 9, 2013, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-8671, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF 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 June 14, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Robert R. King, III P.O. Box 430 Avon Park, Florida 33826 Attorney for Personal Representatives: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 Telephone: (863)453-4457 June 14, 21, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000973 JAMES B NUTTER & COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. VIRGINIA MAE MOODY, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST VIRGINIA MAE MOODY A/K/A VIRGINIA M. MOODY, DECEASED LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN 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 SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: LOT 5, WALLACE STEVENS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, AT PAGE 91, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 10th day of June, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Cler k Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 NUTTER-FNMA-R-pschriber-Team 4-F12015359 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. June 14, 21, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case #: GC 13-68 Judge: ELIZABETH WILLIAMS Petitioner ELIJAH FOGLE, THERESA JOHNSON, CARETHA WASHINGTON FOGLE, CORELL BYRD, JEREMIAH FOGLE, HAZIKIAH FOGLE, MALACHI FOGLE, SYVALIEN MATHEWS, MARY PERRY, ELICLAY FOGLE and DELORIS ANDERSON Respondents NOTICE OF ACTION PROPERTY TO: Caretha Washington 1309 S. Verona Blvd. Avon Park, FL 33825 Theresa Johnson P.O. Box 151332 Ely, NV 89315 Elijah Fogle 9403 Waldstrasse Ct. Orlando, FL 32825 Mary Perry 203 S. Wells Ave. Dundee, fL 33838 or if any of the aforesaid persons is dead, then his or her unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grantees; and any and all other persons or parties claiming by, though, under or against them; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status, if known, claiming under any of the above named or interest in and to the lands hereinafter described. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Action to Cancel a Mortgage for the following described property in Highlands County, Florida, to wit: Lot 24, Block 4, Hatchell's Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Transcript Book, Page 19, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any to it, on the Plaintiff(s) attorney, whose name and address is: David F. Lanier, Esq., P.O. Box 400, Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or before July 24th, 2013, otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on June 10, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk June 21, 28; July 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: GC 13-525 TD BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. ESTATE OF GEORGE FILIP a/k/a GEORGE W. FILIP; HEIRS AT LAW OF GEORGE FILIP a/k/a GEORGE W. FILIP; H. CHRISTINE FILIP a/k/a CHRIS FILIP; UNKNOWN SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE(S) OF THE GEORGE W. FILIP REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST DATED OCTOBER 2, 2006; PLACID LAKES AVIATION ESTATES ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida non-profit corporation; and TENANT #1 and TENANT #2, unknown parties in possession, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ESTATE OF GEORGE FILIP a/k/a GEORGE W. FILIP 209 Fiji Way NE Lake Placid, FL 33852 -andHEIRS AT LAW OF GEORGE FILIP a/k/a GEORGE W. FILIP 209 Fiji Way NE Lake Placid, FL 33852 -andUNKNOWN SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE(S) OF THE GEORGE W. FILIP REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST DATED OCTOBER 2, 2006 209 Fiji Way NE Lake Placid, FL 33852 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, to foreclose a Mortgage recorded on August 23, 2006 in Official Records Book 2001, Page 890 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida (the ``Mortgage''), on the following real property situated, lying, and being in Highlands County, Florida, and more particularly described as: Being Lot Number 5, 7, 9, 10 and 11, Block 240 in Placid Lakes Section Twenty as shown in the recorded Plat/Map thereof in Plat Book 9, Page 31 of Highlands County Records together with all existing or subsequently erected or affixed buildings, improvements, and fixtures (the ``Property''), which Property has a street address of 225 Easter Way NE, Lake Placid, FL 33852. You are required to file your written defenses, if any, to it with the Clerk of the above-styled Court and to serve a copy thereof on Noelle P. Pankey, Esquire, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is Akerman Senterfitt, 222 Lakeview Drive, Suite 400, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401, within thirty (30) days from the first date of publication of this Notice of Action. If you fail to do so, Judgment by default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in The News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and seal this 12th day of June, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE (Court Seal) Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Brenda Liz Jimenez Deputy Clerk (2653114;1) June 21, 28, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282013CA000194GCAXMX CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. SAMANTHA BABCOCK, et al Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: SAMANTHA BABCOCK and HEATHER USELTON RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 302 EAGLE AVENUE, APT D, PHILADELPHIA, NY 13673 TO: UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF KAREN BABCOCK, DECEASED; RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 4410 LAFAYETTE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33875-5215 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: Lot 4, Block 9, Unit 1, QUAIL RUN VILLAS, LAKE HAVEN ESTATES, SECTION 1, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 100, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan PLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address if 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before or immediately thereafter, July 3, 2013 otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This notice shall be published one a week for two consecutive weeks in The News-Sun. DATED: ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of the Court Movant counsel certifies that a bona fide effort to resolve this matter on the motion notice has been made or that, because of time consideration, such effort has not yet been made but will be made prior to the scheduled hearing. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts Systems, 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 our 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 14, 21, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2013-CA-000125 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Plaintiff, vs. MELANIE S. EILAND, ET AL, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION To: Melanie S. Eiland The Unknown Spouse of Melanie S. Eiland Tenant 1 Tenant 2 Last Known Address: 3005 Skipper Ct, Sebring, FL 33875-9683 Current Address: Unknown 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 Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 5, BLOCK 37, OF ORANGE BLOSSOM COUNTRY CLUB COMMUNITY, UNIT 15, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3005 Skipper Ct, Sebring, FL 33875-9683 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with this Court either before July 23, 2013 service on Plaintiff's attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 7th day of June, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 014416F01 **See the Americans with Disabilities Act If you 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 14, 21, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-001153 REVERSE MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS, INC. Plaintiff, vs. JO ANN MCLAUGHLIN F/K/A JO ANN ACHESON, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JO ANN MCLAUGHLIN F/K/A JO ANN ACHESON, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed June 3, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 28-2012-CA-001153 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 4th day of October, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lots 9035, 9036 and the NW 1/2 of Lot 9037, Avon Park Lakes Unit no. 28, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 28, 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 this 5th day of June, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak DEPUTY CLERK 1463817 12-04843-1 June 21, 28, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-001110 ALLY BANK, PLAINTIFF, VS. WAYNE H. GRAHAM, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 5, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-001110 in the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein ALLY BANK was the Plaintiff and WAYNE H. GRAHAM, ET AL., the Defendant(s). I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 on the 8th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE SOUTH HALF OF LOT 16, BLOCK C, SERENITY SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 1, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 16, BLOCK C; THENCE RUN SOUTH 79 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 16, BLOCK C, FOR A DISTANCE OF 130.00 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 16, BOCK C; THENCE RUN NORTH 10 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 16, BLOCK C, FOR A DISTANCE OF 38.135 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN NORTH 80 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 01 SECOND WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 125.11 FEET TO A POINT OF INTERSECTION WITH THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 16, BLOCK C; THENCE RUN SOUTH 17 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 01 SECOND WEST ALONG THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 16, BLOCK C, FOR A DISTANCE OF 37.38 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS OF THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER, AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) 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. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk, Circuit Court /s/ Brenda Liz Jimenez 12-01069 gg-fl Deputy Clerk June 14, 21, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001716 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. ANNE S. HARRIS A/K/A GEORGIANNE HARRIS A/K/A GEORGIANNA S. HARRIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE RAYMOND M. HARRIS REVOCABLE TRUST DATED JULY 7, 1991 AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on May 23, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 12, OF FRANSVILLA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 120 LAKE FRANCIS DR, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on July 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 11th day of June, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk June 14, 21, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000293 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2, Plaintiff, vs. CHERYL L. WARD A/K/A CHERYL WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN RAY; ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 3, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000293, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2 is Plaintiff and CHERYL L. WARD A/K/A CHERYL WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN RAY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CHERYL L. WARD A/K/A/ CHERYL WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN RAY; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION N/K/A JESSICA WARD; are defendants. The Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, bidding begins at 11:00 A.M., Eastern Time, on the 5th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 25, BLOCK 54, OF SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE(S) 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 4316 Talbot Street, Sebring, FL 33872 Dated this 4th day of June, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk In accordance with requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Highlands County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities. 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 provisions of certain assistance. 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C M Y K Page A8News-SunFriday, June 21, 2013www.newssun.com NOTICE OF INTENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OR AMENDMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CODE OF CONDUCT AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY intends to adopt School Board Code of Conduct at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. The proposed changes to the handbook shall be effective upon adoption. Pursuant to Section 120.54, Florida Statutes, any affected person has twenty-one (21) days after publication of this notice to request the opportunity to present evidence and argument to the School Board of Highlands County, Florida regarding the proposed manual. Such hearing must be requested in writing and received by Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870, within 21 days after publication of this notice. If such hearing is requested, it will be held Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at 5:45 p.m. Any person desiring to attend such a hearing is requested to call the Superintendents office to verify whether such hearing has been requested. The purpose and effect of the proposed manual is to modify the Code of Conduct to update in accordance with annual review and implement statutory changes and other corrective measures as deemed necessary. The following topics will be amended: 1. Student Dress Code (p.17): (1)(j) Students may not wear clothing or display jewelry, buttons or any other items (including tattoos) with words, phrases, symbols, pictures, patches or graphics which are indecent, distractive or disruptive to the learning environment. This includes anything that is hazardous, offensive or suggestive. Paragraph (1)(h) shall be deleted in its entirety 2. Corporal Punishment (p.20): Students may not participate in or attend any school-sponsored activity the day they receive corporal punishment. 3. Alcoholic Beverages, Drugs, (p.31): 1. Possession i) K-2 and any other synthetic compound used in an attempt to obtain an altered state of consciousness. 4. Tobacco (p.32): c) Possessing or using electronic cigarettes/nicotine delivery systems. 4. Electronic Communications (p.33): Cell phone/Electronic Device use by a student during an unauthorized time will result in the teacher or administrator directing the student to turn off the device and to put it away. Administration will be notified by referral. Repeated use of an electronic device may result in an administrator confiscating the device and returning it to the parent after a parent/administrator conference. Any failure to comply with a directive by a teacher or administrator for the student to shut off and put away the device shall result in a referral for Defiance of Authority. 5. Other Dangerous Objects (p.38): Airsoft guns are added to the list of prohibited dangerous objects. The specific legal authority includes Article IX Section 4(b), Constitution of the State of Florida; Sections 1001.32, 1001.41, 1001.43, 1006.07, 1006.15, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office (Attn. Connie Scobey), George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday HIGHLANDS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD, BY: Wally Cox, Superintendent & ex officio secretary June 21, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-215 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF MARION J. FRANCIS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARION J. FRANCIS, deceased, whose date of death was March 16, 2013, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-8214, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 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 ABOVE, 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 June 21, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ David Ross Francis 2400 North Roxbury Road Avon Park, Florida 33825 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 Telephone: (863)453-4457 June 21, 28, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-231 IN RE: ESTATE OF LAWRENCE WESLEY MERTZ aka LAWRENCE MERTZ, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of LAWRENCE WESLEY MERTZ aka LAWRENCE MERTZ, deceased, File Number PC 13-231, by the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was May 17, 2012; that the total value of the estate is $5,000.00; and the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address James A. Mertz 2909 6th Street NE Hurdsfield, ND 58451 Jeffrey L. Mertz 2911 6th Street NE Hurdsfield, ND 58451 ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payments was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is June 14th, 2013. Person Giving Notice /s/ James A. Mertz 2909 6th Street NE Hurdsfield, ND 58451 Attorney for Person Giving Notice /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 (863)385-5156 June 14, 21, 2013 1050LegalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 21, 2013Page A9 Contact UsBy Phone(863) 385-6155By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/ 9000 TransportationASSORTED ALLIGATORPRODUCTS Wallets, Money Clips, Key Chains, Knives and Fishing Gear. Call for more information. 863-471-3273 8350Sporting GoodsSEADOO '01GTS, 3 passenger w/galvenized trailer. Good cond. $2000 obo. Call 863-441-2065. 8050Boats & Motors 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 SEBRING, HUGEGARAGE SALE! Sat. 7 12noon. 221 Kite Ave. Knick knacks, wall decor, kids clothing, women's & men's clothing, tools, baby items, toys, shoes, purses & more. SEBRING 6409Old Orchard Ave., Sat & Sun, June 22 & 23, 9am 2pm. Something For Everyone! SEBRING *MOVING SALE 1905 Bignonia Dr. Fri & Sat, June 21 & 22, 8am 2pm. Furniture, Household Items, Tools. Too Much To List! SEBRING *GRAND YARD SALE 3304 Sparta Cir., Fri & Sat., June 21 & 22, 7am ? Furniture, Tools, Household Items, Clothes, Electronics, Bicycles, Outdoor Furn., Scooter. Much More! SEBRING FRI.& Sat. 7:30 1:30pm. 1201 Patricia St. Boat, motor, trailer, ATV, tools, pond, gardening, electronics & clothing. SEBRING -4321 Maserati St. (behind Wal-Mart) Fri & Sat, June 21 & 22,. 8AM-3PM. Everything Priced To Sell! Something For Everyone!! Too Much To List!!! LORIDA -Church of God of Prophecy 1808 US HWY 98 Fri & Sat 6/21 & 22, 8am-? Sat. 11am serving BBQ Ribs & chicken plus swamp cabbage. Dinners $7. Baked goods, homemade jellies, Knick Knacks & misc. Much More! 7320Garage &Yard Sales LAKE PLACIDFri. Sat. 8 2pm. 1503 Coverdale Ct. Sylvan Shores. Lowrey Organ. DON'T MISS THIS ONE!! CHEAP! CHEAP! CHEAP! LAKE PLACID* HUGE ESTATE SALE 3101 Timberline Ave (Leisure Lakes), Fri & Sat, June 21 & 22, 7am 2pm. Furn., Tools, Yard Equip., Household Items, Electronics, Decor. misc., & MORE!! 7320Garage &Yard Sales 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 TOASTER OVEN4 slice, Black & Decker. Never opened. Asking $60. obo. Call 863-446-0849. SET OFCHINA/Gold rim. 50 pieces. Perfect cond. $50. 863-453-3104 OCCASIONAL CHAIRGreen, perfect cond. $45. 863-453-3104 MOUTAIN BIKE/ Men's 26 Inch / 18 Speed / Good Condition. $40. 863-402-2285 COLEMAN LANTERNS(4) DUAL MANTLE. All 4 for $40. Will separate. 863-402-2285 7310Bargain BuysGAS GRILL,Perfect Flame 4 burner LP, w/side burner & 2 propane tanks. Like new. $140. 863-465-9408. 7300MiscellaneousESTATE OFDUKE B. BAILEYAUCTION!980 + Farm / Ranch Acres 11AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 29 Livestock / Crop Potential Property site 2786 SR 29 S, LaBelle, FL. PREVIEW: 11am 2pm Saturday, June 22HIGGENBOTHAM AUCTIONEERS800-257-4161higgenbotham.com M.E.Higgenbotham CAI, CES, AARE FL, Lic# AU305 AB158 7020Auctions 7000 MerchandiseAVON PARKFemale Roommate to share a 3 bedroom house. $450/mo. Call 863-449-0118. 6450Roommates Wanted SEBRING 3BR(Possible 4 BR), 1BA., Large Fenced Yard. Nice area, Indian Streets off Lakeview Dr. $700 Mo., Terms Negotiable. 863-446-1861 SEBRING 3BR/2BA Lakefront home w/pool. Many upgrades. Nice yard. Enjoy boating, fishing & swimming, right in your own back yard! $1200 per mo 1st./last/sec. 863-446-1861 LAKE PLACID3/2 131 Loquat Rd. Screened patio. $700/mo. + $1,000. security. Call 305-804-5464 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. plus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses SEBRING -DINNER LAKE AREA 1BR, 1BA Apartments for Rent. $425.00 / mo. Includes water. Large rooms, fresh paint & tile floors. Call Gary Johnson @ 863-381-1861 LAKE PLACID1 & 2 BR, APTS. RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE, FORECLOSURES WELCOME THORNBURY APARTMENTS TTY 800-955-8771 863-465-4526RELAX ATLake Isis Villas** Luxurious ** 1 BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting.RENTED!!!! 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING 2/1Nice, large Duplex, newly remodeled, screen porch, $550/mo. + $500 dep. 1919 Wightman Ave. Call for details. 863-381-0357 or 863-446-2838. 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsVENUS -New 4BR/2BA (jacuzzi in Master) A/C, tile, W/D, porch, w/option 20 acres. 8 horse barn, privacy fence, 1 bl. from Hwy 27. 731 CR 201. 786-370-2778 or 305-725-0301 5150Mobile HomesFor Rent4/2 STOCKSequoia 2,200 sq. ft. $12K OFF! TEXT STORE 126A TO: 313131 Call John Lyons @ 800-622-2832 ext 210 for details 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile Homes LAKE PLACID* NICE / FURNISHED 2BR/2BA/2 CG. All Carpet, w/ Vinyl Kit. Quiet Neighborhood. Boat Slip avail. 16 Lake Side Trl. / Country Walk Sub. $115,000. 863-465-1321 To View. BEAUTIFUL 3/2w/1.5 Car Garage-Lake Placid. Built in 2007 located in a nice quiet neighborhood. The home features ceramic tile throughout the main living area, carpet in bedrooms. Split floor plan with living room, dining room, kitchen nook & separate laundry room w/washer & dryer. Ceiling fans in every room, marble bathroom tops solid surface kitchen counter tops. Call 863-465-0320 or 863-441-5625. 4100Homes for SaleLake PlacidIN 55+COMMUNITY-BEAUTIFUL2 bedroom 2 bath home in Village Setting with all of the amenities and security for an active and serene senior lifestyle on the historic Suwannee RIVER. A few amenities are: *Planned Activities, Social Clubs Church Groups *Medical Pharmacy available *Fitness and Wellness Center Nature Trail *Village Square Shops and Services *Conference Retreat Center *Village Lodge/Other Guest Accommodations *Artist Series Please visit www.acfillage.net for a complete list of amenities. CALL TODAY! Hallmark Real Estate, Janet Creel @ 1-877-755-6600 or visit www.hallmarklakecity.com 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial TREE SERVICEIS SEEKING Exp. Tree Worker. Drivers License required Leave detailed message at 863-465-7491 TEACHERS NEEDEDfor a Christian School in Avon Park Pre-K & Elementary Classes avail. Certified & UN-Certified welcome to apply, F/T. 863-453-8687 STANELY STEEMERNow Accepting Applications for Cleaning Technician. Good Driving Record, People Person. Drug Free Work Place. Call 863-655-2158 SEEKING WELLExp. Medical office help. Exc. billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are a MUST Part-time. Fax resume to: 866-593-0635 or email to: medicalofficebilling@yahoo.com RN 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 LAKE PLACID,ASSISTANT CREW LEADER NEEDED. Must have clean driving record, operate fork lift & lay sod. Must be familiar with Highlands County. Bilingual a must. Call 863-699-5300 for info. INSURANCE OFFICEneeds Licensed CSR. 4-40 license minimum requirement. Personal Lines experience preferred, Commercial Lines Experience a plus. Part-Time hours are 10am 5pm., Mon.-Fri. Will eventually be Full Time position. Must have dependable transportation and good driving record. Send Resume to HR Dept., P.O.Box 1745, Sebring, Fl. 33871-1745 or fax to 863-385-2570. AVON PARK,ROOFER WANTED. Must have valid Drivers License. & pass Drug Screen. Call 863-382-1333 2100Help WantedCINS/FINS NON-RESIDENTIAL Counselor/Case Manager Exciting opportunity for a dedicated professional to join our Family Help CINS/FINS program based in Highlands County. We are looking for an experienced and dynamic professional with a strong commitment to work with youth, families and community partners to prevent and/or remediate truancy and other problems that place youth at risk for delinquent behavior. MA/MSW preferred; BA/BSW required. Services will include both home-based and school visits. Professional must be able to work collaboratively with the school system, law enforcement and other county officials to ensure that the service needs of youth and families are met. The successful candidate will be responsible for case staffing and court processes under the CINS/FINS statutes. The position is responsible for conducting outreach activities as needed. Demonstrated case management skills and experience working in a counseling environment with children and families a must. Knowledge of family systems preferred. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, documentation skills and the ability to work independently and effectively manage time Salary based on education and experience. No person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination under any program or activity receiving or benefiting from federal financial assistance and administered by the Youth and Family Alternatives. Foreign language and sign language interpreters will be made available at no charge to the client upon their request or establishment of need. This communication as well as any attachments contains privileged and confidential information intended only for the use of the addressee above. If you are not the intended recipient, or a person responsible to transmit it to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination or copying of this information is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by telephone at (727) 835-4166 and return all originals to Youth and Family Alternatives Inc., 7524 Plathe Road, New Port Richey, FL 34653. 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentCHECK 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 1100Announcements NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE Please take notice that Ordinance No. 1357 will be presented to the City Council for adoption upon its second and final reading at the City Council Chambers, 368 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on the 2nd day of July, 2013, at 6:00 p.m.. A copy of the proposed Ordinance can be obtained from the office of the City Clerk. Any person may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance. The proposed Ordinance is entitled as follows: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 9-32 AND 19-33 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF SEBRING REGARDING MAINTENANCE OF REAL PROPERTY; REQUIRING LANDOWNERS TO MAINTAIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY ABUTTING THEIR REAL PROPERTY; PROVIDING THAT DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE CITY TO LANDSCAPING IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY SHALL BE REPLACED WITH SOD; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105 of the Florida Statutes, as amended, the City Council hereby advises that if any interested person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at the proceedings, he will need a record of the proceeding and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. THE CITY OF SEBRING DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S DISABILITY STATUS. THIS NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE CITY'S FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING ONE'S ACCESS TO, PARTICIPATION IN, EMPLOYMENT OF, OR TREATMENT IN, ITS PROGRAMS AND/OR ACTIVITIES. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT KATHY HALEY, CITY CLERK, AT 368 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870, TELEPHONE (863) 471-5100, NOT LATER THAN TWENTY-FOUR (24) HOURS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. IF HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, PLEASE CALL THE CLERK THROUGH FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE: (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, OR VOICE (V) 1-800-955-8770, VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. This notice shall be published on April 7, 2013 and again on June 21, 2013. /s/ Kathy Haley Kathy Haley, City Clerk City of Sebring, Florida Robert S. Swaine Swaine & Harris, P.A. 425 South Commerce Ave. Sebring, FL 33870 City Attorney June 21, 2013 ***************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are beng published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsNOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING by HEARTLAND FOOD RESERVOIR Summary: The Heartland Food Reservoir will conduct a public information meeting regarding the proposed project to relocate the Heartland Food Bank to an existing warehouse located at 928 SR 17 in Sebring. Representatives from the Heartland Food Reservoirs Board of Directors will be available to answer questions and provide information regarding economic and environmental impacts, service area and alternatives to the project. Date: July 3, 2013 Time: 9AM-10AM Location: 227 US 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 Phone: 863-385-7885 June 21, 2013 1050LegalsSubscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 Classified ads get fast results LOOKING FOR THAT SPECIAL HOME? Search the News-Sun Classifieds every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. HIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFFS DEPT. 3X4 AD # 00030644 HIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFFS DEPT. 3X5 AD # 00030645AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00030300 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00030301

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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comFormer Lady Blue Streak Dino Lower went through a f ew transitions during her freshman year of college at Thomas University. Of course there was the adjustment to a higher level of play on the softball field, along with being out on her own, away from family for the first time. But though she had avoided it thus far, Lower also had to face the inevitable transition of her f irst major injury. Not quite midway through her inaugural camp aign with the Night Hawks, under head coach Bill Wilson, Lower hurt her knee to a degree where she was inactive for a long stretch of the season. I was rehabbing for more than a month before I was cleared for the final tournament of the season, she said. Id been starting the majority of the games up until then, and it was tough because Ive never been injured to where I couldnt play. It was very difficult being at practice and games and not being able to play. The fact that she was getting solid playing time her freshman season was impressive in and of itself, given the Thomas roster that was heavy with upper classmen. Of the 20 players listed on the roster, two were sophomores two were freshman, on a team that went 22-25 overall and 9-10 in Sun Conference play. And though she earned her playing time early, there were still some early struggles as Lower hit .243 in her 24 games overall, 13 starts, with one home run This week, June 17-23, marks the longest days of sunlight for the year. The summer solstice, or the first day of summer, is June 21, and from there until December 20 the days will start getting shorter. The daytime temperatures have been 90+ degrees by mid-afternoon and for those of us who spend time on the water, fishing early in the day is most successful, and certainly more comfortable. In the past week, Ive fished Lake Istokpoga, Lake Walk-in-Water, Lake Jackson, Lake Glenada and yesterday, the Istokpoga Canal leading into the Kissimmee River. To say fishing has been tough is an under-statement. First light, around 6:15 a.m. is a great time to be on the water. Theres typically no wind and the air temperature is a comfortable 70 72 degrees. And for the first couple of hours, the water seems to come alive with fish hitting the surface and everything seemingly waking up. Seldom do you have anything but a clear blue sky, light winds and comfortable temperatures. The problem is, it just doesnt last long enough. By 10 a.m., the sun is bearing down and the temperatures begin to rise quickly, driving even the most die-hard fishermen off the lake in search of air-conditioning and a cold beverage. And so it has been for me this past week. Afew early morning hours on a half dozen lakes, looking for a few random fish to make my trip successful. I dont very often fish for blue-gills, but I was out on Lake Jackson and saw what appeared to be hundreds of schooling bluegills in one area of the lake and I had nothing with me to throw at them. I went back the next day to the same spot and they were gone. In hindsight, I dont think they were bluegills. I think they might have been Tilapia, a vegetarian panfish that Ive caught in the past out of Lake Jackso n, and a fish that has really done well in this clear water lake. Picking up some crickets from the Lorida General Store, I spent a few hours catching bluegills and shellcrackers along the shoreline of the Istokpoga Canal as it winds its way into the Kissimmee River. What a beautiful area a great boat ramp and parking area just off Rt. 98, with lots of scenic spots along the winding canal. Im not a big fan of crickets, but theres no question how effective they can be in fishing for all most types of panfish. Tilapia, on the other hand typically wont take a cricket. In fact, unless they happen to be on their beds, they generally ignore small worms, waxworms, maggots or any type of artificial fly you might offer them. Instead, if you want to catch tilapia, small doughballs made of bread seem to be the most effective bait. And for the record, these panfish, most often found in grocery stores with a hefty price-tag, can grow much larger than bluegills or even shellcrackers, often ranging from 1 1/2 to 3 pounds. They can be a lot of fun catching them with a small ultra-light outfit. Last Saturday was my sons birthday, so we made the trip over to Jupiter to spend the day with him and his family. The highlight of the trip SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Friday, June 21, 2013 Page B4 Fishin Around... Don Norton Double Whammy See FISH, Page B3 Courtesy photo Even as a Thomas University freshman on a roster laden with upper classmen, Dino Lower had earned herself plenty of playing time, until a knee injury sidelined her. Dino Lower takes well to transition MCTphoto Actor Patrick Dempsey is getting geared up for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. alms.comBRASELTON, Ga. Hollywood and the 24 Hours of Le Mans have a relationship that stretches back more than 40 years. The late Steve McQueen starred in the 1971 film titled, Le Mans, which utilized footage from the 1970 race at the Circuit de La Sarthe, with sports car legends Jo Siffert and Brian Redman driving the car McQueen is depicted as racing in the film. McQueen clearly had affection for motorsports, as did Paul Newman, another Hollywood superstar. Newman competed in the 1979 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Dick Barbour Racing Porsche alongside co-drivers Rolf Stommelen and Dick Barbour. Newman and his teammates finished second overall and first in class, an impressive performance in what would be Newmans only attempt at Le Mans. Todays resident Hollywood motorsports enthusiast is Patrick Dempsey, star of Greys Anatomy and many popular films. Dempsey has been an active participant in sports car racing for nearly a decade, racing in both the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrn. This weekend, hell join longtime co-driver and motorsports business partner Joe Foster and Porsche factory Patrick Dempsey living Le Mans dream See ALMS, Page B4 News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN Will Bennett tees off on the 10th hole at the Country Club of Sebring Thursday morning as the Sertoma Junior Tour held its second event of the summer season. See Sundays News-Sun for a recap of the day of golf. Sertoma comes to Country Club Courtesy photo Tammy Hutchins and Sumintra Williams jump off the diving during a break at swim camp in the Avon Park High School pool. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK It is only midway through June and it seems that the dog days of summer have already arrived. Temperatures have reached the midto high90s and the weather forecast seems to be on a daily repeat of sweltering heat and chance of afternoon thunderstorms. But in Avon Park, there is a place to stay cool, a place to relax and be with friends and schoolmates as Avon Park High School opened the gates to the pool for public use during the summer. Managing the pool for the summer is Avon Avon Park opens pool to the public See POOL, Page B4 See LOWER, Page B3

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C M Y K SHS SwimSEBRING Sebring High School will be offering swimming lessons with three more sessions to choose from. The first session is complete with the second session running from June 24-July 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 can 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 Aquatic Skills. Students do not need Mother/Father in pool. (4-5 years of age.) Level III: Stroke Development. Students must be comfortable in water. Level IV:Stroke Improvement. Students must be able to swim 10 yards, do a front dive, and float on their backs. Level V:Stroke Refinement. Students must be able to swim 50 yards, tread water 30 seconds, and elementary back stroke 25 yards. Level VI:Part APersonal Water Safety/Diving Fundamentals. Students must be able to swim 100 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, backstroke 100 yards. Will learn basics of diving. Part B Fitness Swimmer/Diving Fundamentals. Students will learn necessary skills to make swimming part of their exercise program. Will learn basics of diving. There will be a $50 fee for the twoweek session and students will be enrolled on a first come, first served basis. For questions, call 471-5500, ext. 229, or 381-7092 and leave a message for Ms. Pat.SFSC Volleyball CampsAVON PARK Lady Panther Volleyball 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 are three different four-day sessions left to choose from, with separate times for those from grades 6-8 and those from grades 9-12. The remaing three sessions will run June 24-27, July 8-11 and July 15-18, 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 four more 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 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. 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.NAACP GolfSEBRING The Highlands County NAACPinvites the community to take part in its first golf tournament on Saturday, July 20 at the Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start time of 8 a.m. The event will include closest to the pin, hole in one, raffle and door prizes. An awards ceremony and lunch will follow. The tournament is a four-person scramble. Registration is $60 per player/$240 per foursome includes green fees, golf cart, post eent luncheon, prizes, beverages on the course and more. For more information, to register, sponsor or donate to this event, contact Art W illiams at 873-5031, Jim Windsor at 414-8471 or Leon Thomas at 414-4005.Lake Placid Youth FootballLAKEPLACID Lake Placid Youth Football and Cheer will be holding their registrations at the Lake June Ball Fields every Monday in June and the week of July 8th 12th from 5:30-7 p.m. Cost for Flag Football is $50 ($30 if you played Spring Ball), Flag ages are 5 and 6 years old as of August 1, 2013 Cost for 6th grade and under tackle is $100 ($80 if you played Spring Ball). Cost for 6th grade and under Cheer is $125 (price to include Cheer T-shirt, shoes and game hair bow) Cost for 7th and 8th grade tackle is $35 Cost for 7th and 8th grade cheer is $60 (price to include Cheer T-shirt, shoes and game hair bow). Go to www.lpyouthfootball.com or like us on Facebook to download the forms, as well as find additional information. Current physicals are needed and no incomplete packages will be accepted. We encourage everyone to come and register early as teams are filling up quickly.STR8 UP seeks helpLAKE PLACID As STR8 UPYouth Ministry in Lake Placid celebrates its oneyear anniversary as a ministry, they are looking for ways to enhance their programs in order to maintain and challenge the influx of teenagers that enter the ministry. Mr. Greg Foster of GSF Enterprises has been gracious enough to incorporate his lot into our lease, on which we would like to construct a NBA-regulation size basketball court, STR8 Up president Sammy Telesco said. This will be a oneof-a-kind, outdoor, regulation-sized court in Lake Placid. The youth currently play basketball on the back parking lot area and have long since outgrown it. They need the challenge of a full court and higher goals. William E. Lewis and Associates have donated the NBA-style fiberglass goals. Bevis Construction and Concrete has once again partnered with the program to provide the labor for this considerable project. STR8 UPis seeking to raise $7,500 for 80 yards of concrete. STR8 UPis asking for donations towards the goal one quarter of a yard of concrete is $25, half a yard is $50, and one yard of concrete is $100. All donations are welcome. Please make checks payable to STR8 UPYouth Ministry P.O. Box 654 Lake Placid, FL33862 or PayPal can be used from their website www.str8up.org.Sebring Elks GolfThe Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, July 1, 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. FINALS(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) San Antonio 3, Miami 3 Thursday, June 6: San Antonio 92, Miami 88 Sunday, June 9: Miami 103, San Antonio 84 Tuesday, June 11: San Antonio 113, Miami 77 Thursday, June 13: Miami 109, San Antonio 93 Sunday, June 16: San Antonio 114, Miami 104 Tuesday, June 18: Miami 103, San Antonio 100, OT Thursday, June 20: San Antonio at Miami, lateSTANLEYCUP(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Boston 2, Chicago 2 Wednesday, June 12: Chicago 4, Boston 3, 3OT Saturday, June 15: Boston 2, Chicago 1, OT Monday, June 17: Boston 2, Chicago 0 Wednesday, June 19: Chicago 6, Boston 5, OT Saturday, June 22: Boston at Chicago, 8 p.m. Monday, June 24: Chicago at Boston, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 26: Boston at Chicago, 8 p.m.AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston4430.595 Baltimore4231.5751.5 New York3932.5493.5 Tampa Bay3735.5146 Toronto3536.4937.5 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit3931.557 Cleveland3635.5073.5 Kansas City3436.4865 Minnesota3236.4716 Chicago2940.4209.5 West Division WLPctGB Oakland4331.581 Texas4032.5562 Los Angeles3240.44410 Seattle3241.43810.5 Houston2746.37015.5 ___ Tuesdays Games Boston 5, Tampa Bay 1, 1st game Cleveland 4, Kansas City 3 L.A. Dodgers at New York, ppd., rain Toronto 8, Colorado 3 Baltimore 5, Detroit 2 Boston 3, Tampa Bay 1, 2nd game Oakland 6, Texas 2 Minnesota 7, Chicago White Sox 5 Houston 10, Milwaukee 1 Seattle 3, L.A. Angels 2, 10 innings Wednesdays Games N.Y. Yankees 6, L.A. Dodgers 4, 1st game Baltimore 13, Detroit 3 Cleveland 6, Kansas City 3 L.A. Dodgers 6, N.Y. Yankees 0, 2nd game Toronto 5, Colorado 2 Tampa Bay 6, Boston 2 Texas 9, Oakland 4 Minnesota 7, Chicago White Sox 4 Milwaukee 3, Houston 1 L.A. Angels 1, Seattle 0 Thursdays Games Chicago White Sox at Minnesota, late Oakland at Texas, late Milwaukee at Houston, late Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, late Boston at Detroit, late Seattle at L.A. Angels, late Fridays Games Houston (Keuchel 4-3) at Chicago Cubs (Garza 1-1), 2:20 p.m. Minnesota (Deduno 3-1) at Cleveland (Kazmir 3-4), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Ro.Hernandez 4-7) at N.Y. Yankees (D.Phelps 4-4), 7:05 p.m. Baltimore (Hammel 7-4) at Toronto (Dickey 6-8), 7:07 p.m. Boston (Lester 6-4) at Detroit (Fister 64), 7:08 p.m. Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 2-5) at Kansas City (Guthrie 7-4), 8:10 p.m. Texas (D.Holland 5-4) at St. Louis (Lyons 2-3), 8:15 p.m. Pittsburgh (Cole 2-0) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 1-3), 10:05 p.m. Oakland (Colon 9-2) at Seattle (Iwakuma 7-2), 10:10 p.m.NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta4330.589 Washington3536.4937 Philadelphia3538.4798 New York2741.39713.5 Miami2249.31020 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis4626.639 Cincinnati4429.6032.5 Pittsburgh4230.5834 Chicago2941.41416 Milwaukee2941.41416 West Division WLPctGB Arizona3933.542 San Francisco3734.5211.5 Colorado3736.5072.5 San Diego3636.5003 Los Angeles3040.4298 ___ Tuesdays Games N.Y. Mets 4, Atlanta 3, 1st game Philadelphia 4, Washington 2 L.A. Dodgers at New York, ppd., rain Toronto 8, Colorado 3 N.Y. Mets 6, Atlanta 1, 2nd game Pittsburgh 4, Cincinnati 0 Houston 10, Milwaukee 1 Chicago Cubs 4, St. Louis 2 Arizona 3, Miami 2 San Francisco 5, San Diego 4 Wednesdays Games N.Y. Yankees 6, L.A. Dodgers 4, 1st game Arizona 3, Miami 1 San Francisco 4, San Diego 2 L.A. Dodgers 6, N.Y. Yankees 0, 2nd game Washington 6, Philadelphia 2, 11 ings Toronto 5, Colorado 2 Atlanta 5, N.Y. Mets 3 Cincinnati 2, Pittsburgh 1, 13 ings Milwaukee 3, Houston 1 St. Louis 4, Chicago Cubs 1 Thursdays Games Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, late Milwaukee at Houston, late Colorado at Washington, late N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, late Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, late L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, late Miami at San Francisco, late Fridays Games Houston (Keuchel 4-3) at Chicago Cubs (Garza 1-1), 2:20 p.m. Colorado (Chatwood 4-1) at Washington (Strasburg 3-6), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Hefner 1-6) at Philadelphia (Hamels 2-10), 7:05 p.m. Atlanta (Teheran 5-3) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 4-8), 8:10 p.m. Texas (D.Holland 5-4) at St. Louis (Lyons 2-3), 8:15 p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 4-0) at Arizona (Miley 4-6), 9:40 p.m. Pittsburgh (Cole 2-0) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 1-3), 10:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 5-4) at San Diego (Richard 2-5), 10:10 p.m. Miami (Nolasco 4-7) at San Francisco (Lincecum 4-7), 10:15 p.m.NATIONAL CONFERENCECentral Division WLTPctPFPA Chicago760.538726701 San Antonio660.500516588 Iowa670.462636630 West Division WLTPctPFPA x-Arizona1210.923872588 Spokane940.692855693 San Jose840.667656626 Utah570.417615632AMERICAN CONFERENCESouth Division WLTPctPFPA Jacksonville850.615686632 Tampa Bay760.538738699 Orlando480.333616703 New Orleans390.250525702 Eastern Division WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia750.583712602 Pittsburgh390.250468658 Cleveland2100.167535702 x-clinched playoff spot ___ Fridays Game Utah at Spokane, 10 p.m. Saturdays Games Iowa at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. Cleveland at Jacksonville, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Orlando, 7 p.m. Chicago at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. San Antonio at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Arizona at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Atlanta61.857 Chicago42.6671.5 New York42.6671.5 Washington42.6671.5 Connecticut25.2864 Indiana15.1674.5WESTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Minnesota51.833 Los Angeles32.6001.5 Seattle33.5002 Phoenix34.4292.5 San Antonio24.3333 Tulsa17.1255 ___ Tuesdays Games Seattle 96, Washington 86, OT Wednesdays Game Minnesota 80, Phoenix 69 Thursdays Game Chicago at Tulsa, late Fridays Games Seattle at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Washington at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Minnesota at Los Angeles, 11 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BOSTON RED SOXSigned LHP Trey Ball, OF Forrestt Allday, RHP Kyle Martin, RHP Taylor Grover, INF Carlos Asuaje, C Jake Romanski, OF Bryan Hudson, RHP Joe Gunke, INF Reed Gragnani, INF Jantzen Witte and C Daniel Bethea to minor league contracts. MINNESOTA TWINSSigned RHP Kohl Stewart, C Stuart Turner, LHP Stephen Gonsalves, C Brian Navaretto, RHP Brian Gilbert, C Mitch Garver, RHP C.K. Irby, INF Nelson Molina, RHP Ethan Mildren, RHP Brandon Peterson, OF Zach Granite, LHP Derrick Penilla, RHP Tanner Mendonca, SS Ryan Walker, RHP Jared Wilson, OF Jason Kanzler, RHP Tyler Stirewalt, C Alex Swim, RHP Zach Hayden, LHP Brandon Easton, OF Chad Christensen, 2B Tanner Vavra and SS Carlos Avila Jr. to minor league contracts. National League CHICAGO CUBSSigned RHP Trey Masek to a minor league contract. HOUSTON ASTROSSigned RHP Mark Appel to a minor league contract. NEW YORK METSOptioned RHP Zack Wheeler to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled OF Andrew Brown from Las Vegas. Placed RHP Scott Atchison on the 15day DL. Designated OF Collin Cowgill for assignment. SAN DIEGO PADRESRecalled OF Jaff Decker from Tucson (PCL). Placed SS Everth Cabrera on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 17. SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD N N H H L L P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . Boston at Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CB B O O X X I I N N G G F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . Rances Barthelemy vs. Fahsai Sakkreerin.. . ............................... E E S S P P N N 2 2S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p . m m . Paul Malignaggi vs. Adrien Broner. . S S H H O O W WM M O O T T O O R R C C Y Y C C L L E E R R A A C C I I N N G G S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . AMA Motocross Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CT T R R A A C C K K A A N N D D F F I I E E L L D D S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . U.S. Outdoor Championships . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2M M L L B B F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 4 4 p p . m m . Houston at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 7 7 p p . m m . Regional Boston at Detroit, Minnesota at . Cleveland orTexas at St. Louis . . . . . . . . F F O O X X 8 8 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NTimes, games, channels all subject to change C C O O L L L L E E G G E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . NCAA World Series, Game 11 . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 8 8 p p . m m . NCAA World Series, Game 12 . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . NCAA World Series, Game 13 . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 8 8 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . NCAA World Series, Game 14 . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NA A U U T T O O R R A A C C I I N N G G S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n NASCAR Sargento 200, Qualifying . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 2 2 p p . m m . Lucas Oil Off Road Racing . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 5 5 p p . m m . NASCAR Sargento 200 . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 8 8 p p . m m . NHRA New England Nationals, Qual. E E S S P P N N 2 2G G O O L L F F F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . EuroPGA BMW International Open . . . G G O O L L F F 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . PGA Encompass Championship . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . PGA Travelers Championship . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 6 6 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . LPGA NW Arkansas Championship . . . G G O O L L F FS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . EuroPGA BMW International Open . . . G G O O L L F F 1 1 p p . m m . PGA Travelers Championship . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . PGA Encompass Championship . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . PGA Travelers Championship . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 5 5 p p . m m . LPGA NW Arkansas Championship . . . G G O O L L F F LIVESPORTSONTV NBA Playoffs NHL Playoffs MLB WNBA Transactions Arena Football Page B2News-SunFriday, June 21, 2013www.newssun.com

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C M Y K was a visit to Books-AMillion, a large retail book store that had advertised a book signing by one of my favorite authors, Carl Hiasson. My daughter-in-law had picked up tickets, so when we arrived, unlike everyone else who lined the store aisles with book in hand for an autograph, we were at the front of the line when Mr. Hiasson arrived. One of my favorite books, Double Whammy, was w ritten two decades ago by H iasson and features a storyline of tournament bass fishing, corruption and strangely weird characters that only he could imagine, centered in South Florida. If youve never read this book and you live in Florida a nd youre a fisherman, youll love this work of comedy and drama. Hiasson, an award winning columnist for the Miami Herald, has written over a dozen books as well as a number of books for children, all featuring the great state of Florida with incredible characters and a strong story line. Acouple of his novels have been made into movies, the most famous being Strip-Tease starring Demi Moore and Burt Reynolds. I had met him once before, but it was a still a thrill to have my wife, son, daughter-in-law and granddaughters all carry in copies of my Hiasson novels and have each personally autographed. Getting my picture taken with him was icing on the cake! So as we move into the dog days of summer and the heat drives you off the lake by lunch-time, you might want to pick up a copy of Double Whammy by Carl Hiasson. I guarantee you a fun read and a strong desire to read even more of his books. Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He lives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie, and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 863-273-4998 or 216-339-6571 or by email at donorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 21, 2013Page B3 Continued from B1 Courtesy photo A trip to Jupiter netted Don and son a big catch, a book signing and photo op with author Carl Hiasson. Fish the topic of a great book Associated PressTAMPA The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed veteran free agent cornerback Michael Adams. Adams started seven of 74 games hes appeared in with the Arizona Cardinals over the past six seasons. He has three career interceptions, one forced fumble and four fumble recoveries. Bucs sign CB Adams and seven RBI. The pitching speed was not much different from what I was used to, she said. But the control the pitchers had was much greater and their ability to throw a variety of pitches accurately was challenging. All of the coaches track you and give other coaches scouting reports so they know your weak spots, she continued. Which just made me want to work even harder so I wouldnt struggle hitting a specific pitch. Which she was in the process of doing when the injury occurred and sat her down. It was hard, but I had the support of my team and coach and they helped me through it, she said. I went to rehab every day and slowly built my muscle back up. Which gave her a chance to appreciate the choice she had made to come to the school in Thomasville, GA. One of my main reasons in choosing Thomas was because of coach Wilson, she said. He is tough but very positive and will let you know exactly what he thinks. And if you need anything, he will be the first to help. The adjustment to the schedule of a college student-athlete was another transition for Lower, but one that actually suited her quite well. My schedule w as insane, which I really liked, she said. I would have workouts at 6 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, class Monday through Thursday and practice Monday through Friday. It kept me really busy, and I had a lot of fun. Then, of course, the re was the transition to being on her own, away from her family, for the first time. It was difficult at fir st, because Im so close with my family, she said. But my roommates became my family away from home and it didnt take long for us to become as close as sisters. And so year one is complete for Dino Lower. Atime of challenges and transitions that leave her with fond memories and a bright and determined look ahead. Im sad my freshman year is over because I had so much fun and made some great new friends, she said. Im doing my summer workout that the trainers made for us. I go to the fields pretty often to practice up for next season. I feel really positive and am determined to stay healthy and injury free. Continued from B1 Lower looks eagerly ahead Associated PressNEWYORK The daughter of former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre made a quick-thinking save Wednesday when she caught a baby who had tumbled off of a second-floor Brooklyn apartment's fire escape, the baseball great has confirmed. Cristina Torre did not respond to a request for comment. Police said a 44-year-old woman caught a 1-year-old boy who fell from a fire escape outside a Brooklyn apartment building but did not identify the bystander. They said the baby somehow climbed out of the apartment onto the fire escape and tumbled from above. Thats when Torre caught the baby as she walked on the sidewalk below. The baby is in stable condition, police said, while the parents were charged with reckless endangerment and acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17. Ex-manager Torres daughter catches falling baby

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C M Y K driver Patrick Long in the No. 77 Dempsey Del PieroProton Porsche 911 GT3 RSR in the GTE Am class. The trio is the only allAmerican driver lineup in the 90th Anniversary 24 Hours of Le Mans. And true to his Hollywood roots, cameras will be rolling throughout for a four-part documentary series to air later this summer on Discoverys Velocity channel. Alot of our documentary is about McQueen and Newman and their passions for racing, Dempsey said. I think thats what we share; a real love for racing, a real love for this event, and I really want to do well. Dempseys chances of doing well will be enhanced by the addition of two-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner and five-time ALMS champion Long to the driver lineup. The Porsche factory driver turned thethird-fastest lap in the GTE Am class at the oneday Le Mans pre-test on June 9, and likes what he sees in his first time as teammates with Dempsey and Foster. The pre-test here wasnt the easiest day with mixed conditions and a lot of rain, so we didnt get a ton of track time, but both of them got right up to speed, Long said. Honestly, I think weve taken a lot of the fellow competitors by surprise. Alot of guys have come up to me that Ive raced against or with in the past, and they didnt have us as the favorites in the class or one of the favorites. Seeing Joe and Patricks pace in the pretest, theyve sort of adjusted their odds. Dempsey and the team have some momentum on their side heading to Le Mans. He came within a lap of his first career victory in the ALMS GTC class alongside co-driver Andy Lally in the No. 27 Tullys Coffee Porsche 911 GT3 Cup before finishing second. That performance was a shot in the arm for the team, which raced in the ALMS P2 class last year before switching to a two-car Porsche effort in GTC shortly before the start of the 2013 season. Definitely the program this year has taken a step up in terms of our relationship with Porsche and ALMS and at Le Mans, said Foster. We had a pole position [at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida in March] and both cars led for quite a while at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Patrick (Dempsey) did a fantastic job early in the race coming back from two laps down and it gave Andy a chance to win. We actually started the last lap in the lead and got helped off the road by a prototype, but its been a great year. If things go according to plan this weekend, it could be an even greater year for Dempsey and the team. But regardless of performance, Dempsey cherishes the Le Mans experience. Its an incredible honor to be over here, to be invited to race in this event, he said. I think anybody whos a road racer wants to race here. Having done it in the past and coming back and doing it with an all-American driver lineup with Patrick Long and Joe Foster and with a great team at Dempsey Del PieroProton, its a tremendous honor. It means everything to us. Its humbling, its exciting, its inspirational and its so moving to be a part of this event. Its a dream come true to come back here. The next event for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrn is the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park on Saturday, July 6. It will be the fourth round of the 2013 championship. Page B4News-SunFriday, June 21, 2013www.newssun.com MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 3.639"; 3"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 9 9 9 9 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 Golf HammockLast Monday, June 17, the Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am Points at the Golf Hammock Country Club. Mike Winchester scored plus 4 to take first place in A group with Les Campbell coming in second place at even. In B group Johnny McEachren came in first place at plus 1 and Doug Haire in second place at even. In C group Phil Raymond was even that was good for first place and Pat Dell was at minus 1 for second place. Pete Mezza was even and that was good for first place in D group with Ken Porter and Earl Bittaker in second place at minus 1, Dave Hankinson shot a plus 2 to take first place in E group and Ralph Pickering at minus 2 for third place. Dick Lindsay scored a whopping plus 7 for first place in F group and newcomer Debbie Mathews in second placed at minus 1. Next Monday the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock CV beginning at 7:45 a.m. For more information call Pete at 382-1280.Lake June WestA Scramble was played on Thursday, June 13. Dick Denhart, Don Boulton, Betty Billau and John and Glorida Huggett took first with a 54, while Joe Swartz, John and Sue Ruffo, Joanna McGill and Margaret Schultz were second with a 56. Ken Rowen, Charlotte Mathew and Larry and Chris Heath were third with a 58. Mathew had closest to the pin for the ladies, getting to 8-feet, 6inches from No. 8, while Rowen got to 10feet, 1-inch from No. 2 and to 21-feet, 7-inches from No. 4. The Mens League played on Wednesday, June 12, with the trio of Dick Denhart, Bill Fowler and Fred Neer getting the win with a score of 45 Norm Grubbs, Don Bouldon, John Ruffo and Larry Heath took second with a 48, with Joe Swartz, Dick Reaney and Jack Maginnis taking third with a 55. Neer had closest to the pin on No. 4, getting to 33-feet, 3-inches, while Denhart was closest at No. 2, 10-feet, 8-inches, and No. 8, 9-feet.Placid LakesA One Best Ball tournament was played on Wednesday, June 12, by the Mens Golf Association and saw three teams come in with -13 scores, forcing a match of cards. Gene Ransom, Jack Hoerner and a blind draw came out on top, with Ed Bartusch, Bud Snyder and Bob Sheets second and Bob McMillian, Jack Marceau and Wayne Wood third. Hoerner had closest to the pin on the day, hitting to 15-feet, 2inches from No. 2. The Womens Golf Association played a One Best Ball tournament on Tuesday, June 11, and also saw a tie for first at -13. Going to the match of cards, Sue Mackey, Gloria Ziegler, Narola Rosenberg and Carol Jones were rewarded with the win, with Bobbie Miller, Karen W allin, Handan Schneider and Jeanne Ransom getting second. One shot behind, at 12, were Gail Ladig, Pat Haas and Ellie Shaw. Ziegler had closest to the pin, getting to 10-feet, 1-inch from No. 2.River GreensThe Morrison Group got onto the course on Monday, June 17, and saw Butch Smith get the win with a 61. Jim Cercy and Cliff Steele each came in with 63s, Joe Graf carded a 64 and Tim Thomas brought in a 65. A Mens Day event was played on Saturday, June 15. The team of Russ Rudd, Tim Thomas, Neil Purcell and Cecil Lemons took the win. For closest to the pin on the day, Purcell got to 11-feet, 6-inches from No. 3, Bob Streeter got to 5-feet, 11inches from No. 5, and Joe Graf was closest on two holes, getting to 10feet, 7 1/2-inches from No. 12 and to 14-feet, 6-inches from No. 17. A Ladies Pro-Am was played on Thursday, June 13. Elaine Keppler, Carole McClay, Barb Stuber and Donna Johnson got the team with +4 1/2 points. Individually, Jody Ethun was first with +5, Keppler second with +3 1/2 and McClay third with +2 1/2. The Morrison Group played a twoman event on Thursday, June 13, with the duo of Ken Koon and Fred Evans coming in with a 63 for the win. Butch Smith and Joe Graf were second with a 69. A Mens Pro-Am was played on Wednesday, June 12. Pete March, Gil Heier and Cecil Lemons totaled +3 for the team win, with Terry Lewis, Cliff Steele, Lefty St.Pierre and Ken Koon next at -3 1/2. InA Flight, Steele won with +3 1/2 with March and Dick McClay tied for first in B Flight with + 1 1/2 each. Continued from B1 ALMS sees Dempsey in McQueen, Newman footsteps P arks swim team head coach Tracy Lee and assistant coach Marsha May. May was the head coach t wo years ago, but stepped aside for personal reasons. She took that time to change for diet and start a rigorous exercise program to get herself and her husband healthier and in shape. Lee, who was Mays assistant coach, stepped in as the head coach last year. This year she called May and asked her to reconsider about coming back to the swim team as an assistant coach. Together they decided to volunteer their time to open the pool up for the summer in a different manner than it has been run in the past. In the mornings, they would hold a swimming camp and three days a week in the afternoon, they would open the pool to the public. The first of two swimming camps started on last Monday and will run for two weeks, ending on June 28. The second camp starts on July 1 and ends on July 12. Cost of the swim camp is $50.00. The camps themselves are split into two groups. Children that are in Kindergarten through fifth grade will have camp from 910 am. Kids that are in middle and high school have camp from 10 am to noon. It is a swim camp, we work on their stroke techniques and we try to put it in a fun environment so it is not so much as work, said May. But they are learning how to swim in a game style. It seems we are having a really good turnout and the kids are loving it. May also stated that Lee did a great job in building the Avon Park swim team last year, which at one time had as many as 32 swimmers. I think our swim team is going to be awesome this year, said May. They are motivated kids and a lot of new and young kids that are coming into high school this year. They are seeing from the other kids on the swim team about how positive and well behaved they are and it is spreading like wildfire, continued May, I think our swim team is going to grow and they have great attitudes. This is the first year that they have conducted an actual swim camp. We wanted to do something different than swim lessons and we are trying to encourage the middle and high school kids, said Lee. So that is why we are going more with fun stuff, but they are still getting their technique. Lee stated that the biggest improvement she has seen in those that have attended the camp this week is self-motivation. They do not have to come out here, said Lee. They want to improve themselves. Originally, they were just going to hold camps on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. But the team wanted to go everyday so they changed the camps to be held in the morning, Monday through Friday and so far the kids have been there and ready to go. I see that they are more like a family, said Lee. The veteran swimmers are taking the younger ones under their wing. They are family. They all get along, they all have a good time, they teach, they cheer people on, and I think a lot of that goes back to the Leader in methat the schools are doing now. They are becoming leaders and putting themselves in the other persons shoes. Lee is hoping that this leadership will help build this years team to 40 members. With the mornings dedicated to those attending swim camp or swim lessons, the afternoons on three days a week and Saturday are opened to the public. From 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. 2 p.m. on Saturdays, the pool is opened to the public for a nominal fee of $2 per timeslot. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. May and Lee thoug ht about opening the pool every day, but did not know if enough would show up to pay for lifeguards every day, so they scaled it back to three days plus Saturday. It should also be noted that even though the lifeguards do get paid, the coaches and teachers that help to manage and open the pool do so as volunteers. They hope the public takes advantage of bringing their kids to a safe place to go swimming and have some fun in the sun. Continued from B1 Courtesy photo Avon Park assistant swim coach Marsha May gives swimming lessons to 3-year old Hazin Cobb. Pool good place to cool off in Avon Park

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C M Y K TRENTON, N.J. (AP) If doctors and patients used prescription drugs more wisely, they could save the U.S. health care system at least $213 billion a year, by reducing medication overuse, underuse and other flaws in care that cause complications and longer, more-expensive treatments, researchers conclude. The new findings by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics improve on numerous prior efforts to quantify the dollars wasted on health care. Numerous experts previously have estimated that tens of billions, perhaps hundreds of billions of dollars, could be better used each year to improve patient care and outcomes and to slow down spending by government health programs, insurers and consumers. The institute, part of data analysis and consulting firm IMS Health, used its proprietary data on prescriptions written by doctors many of which patients never fill plus other information to produce a current, more reliable estimate of avoidable costs. IMS arrived at the $213 billion figure based on six categories in which doctors, patients or both could be making better use of medication, from getting a prompt diagnosis when new symptoms arise to taking medicines as directed by the doctor. Across the six categories, the researchers generally focused on spending on a handful of very common or very expensive diseases from high cholesterol and blood pressure to HIVand diabetes for which costs of care and complications are well documented. Theres even larger avoidable costs if we were to look at all disease areas where patients arent getting optimal care, said Murray Aitken, the institutes executive director. Free class in July to deal with diabetesSEBRING The Florida Department of Health in Highlands County is offering Diabetes SelfManagement Education classes as part of its Wellness and Diabetes Education Program. This program serves Highlands County residents of all ages, especially those with diabetes or at risk for developing diabetes. Education is the key to success for diabetes control and for the prevention of complications. These classes are free. Classes in English are scheduled in Sebring from 8:30-11:30 a.m. July 15-17, and from 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 29-31 at the Florida Department of Health in Highlands County, 7205 S. George Blvd., Conference Room A. Enrollment is limited and registration is required. To register and for more information, contact the Florida Department of Health in Highlands County at 382-7294. Outreach events Comprehensive Healthcare plans the following community outreach events for the coming week: Tuesday 12:30 p.m., health fair, Groves, behind Sebring Diner, U.S. 27, Sebring. Wednesday 1 p.m., health fair, Tanglewood, U.S. 27, Sebring. Thursday 1 p.m., caregivers support group, Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community, Sun N Lake Boulevard, Sebring. DearPharmacist: I read your article on Bartonella, and how pets can indirectly give it to you. What other d iseases do pets transmit? Are there antibiotics? S.J., Orlando Answer: Great question since pet lovers dont connect their illness to pets, but zoonotic infections are certainly possible. And yes, t here are antimicrobials but the exact kind is based upon your illness. This will freak s ome of you out:Cat scratch feverDont play rough with k itty or let him lick your wounds because about 40 p ercent of cats are a natural reservoir of Bartonella henselae, an organism thats a lso transmitted by ticks. Growing up, my rather sava ge cat named Sugar attacked me all the time. I was lucky! If youre not, cat scratch disease causes swollen lymph nodes, headaches, f atigue, low appetite and/or fever. Its almost impossible t o eradicate and can cause life-long problems: anxiety, panic attacks, seizure disorder, encephalopathy, memory problems, fog, chronic f atigue, joint pain, rheumatoid-like pain and foot pain. Ive archived an article about this at my website. HookwormsThis intestinal parasite has mouth hooks and latches on to your gut. Puppies and kittens may have it until theyre dewormed, but thats n ot100 percent insurance so be careful changing the litter box, or picking up dog poop, or letting your child play in sandboxes. Hookworms are p assed by the fecal-oral route and can cause skin rashes, intestinal bleeding and abdominal pain. Toxoplasma gondii, another cat and dog-transmitted parasite is associated with schizophrenia. Lyme DiseaseIts not a zoonotic disease but its epidemic, so it gets honorable mention. Borrelia burgdorferi causes L yme and it travels with other pathogens like Bartonella, Babesia or Rickettsia. Pets carry ticks, which jump on you and bite (you will never feel it, and rarely see it). Hundreds of symptoms can occur, causing you to get misdiagnosed with any one of 300 disorders, mainly autoimmune or fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue. Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV)If you love your guinea pig, hamster or mouse watch out, this virus is transmitted from rodent urine, droppings or saliva. No bite is necessary, LCMVcan be transmitted into your mouth, nose, eyes or broken skin. When I was 18, I had a pet hamster named Tootsie (a left-over from my science project). He was cute and fuzzy so I know these critters are hard to resist. Still, dont kiss them, and use gloves when cleaning their cage. SalmonellosisSalmonella is associated with contaminated food but your pet dog, cat, horse, turtle, snake, gecko or farm animal can pass salmonella into their feces. Touch it and you could get it. Great time to remind parents to keep an eye on your kids at the petting zoo. Symptoms include diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps. If it gets into the blood stream its bad news. Parrot feverCaused by an organism called Chlamydophila psittaci, this can cause diarrhea, low appetite, weight loss, weakness, difficulty breathing, and eye infections. Its dangerous and in some cases fatal. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure your condition. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 21, 2013Page B5 MOBILITY EXPRESS; 3.639"; 6"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 9 9 6 6 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 9 9 7 7 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 9 9 8 8 Healthy Living Can your pet cause illness? Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Tampa Bay Raysthird baseman Evan Longoria has been suffering from plantar fasciitis in his right foot causing him to be slotted as the Tampa Bay Rays designated hitter in recent games. Im kind of getting to the point where I really dont feel like Im doing it any good to go out there and run around on it, so I can DH and still be effective, Longoria said. Longoria described the sensation as pretty painful. The plantar fascia is the thick band of tissue running on the bottom of the foot connecting the heel bone to the toes runs on the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes. Plantar fasciitis involves pain and inflammation of the thick band of tissue and is one of the most common causes of heel pain. Stabbing pain typically occurs with first steps in the morning or after prolonged period of time sitting. It can also be triggered by long periods of standing. Plantar fasciitis, common in runners, also occurs with overweight people, women who are pregnant and someone working while wearing inadequate support Typical treatment options include: Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen or naproxen can ease the pain and inflammation Anti-inflammatory injections decreased the inflammation in the plantar fascia Physical Therapies include exercises to stretch the tight plantar fascia and Achilles tendon. Stretching and strengthening exercises or use of specialized devices may provide symptom relief. Arch supports to help distribute pressure to your feet more evenly. Extra corporeal shock wave therapy directs shockwaves to the heel pain area stimulating heeling. Surgery to detach the plantar fascia from the heel bone. Its generally reserved when the pain is severe and all else fails. Fortunately for Evan Longoria and the majority of people suffering with this condition, they can recover with conservative treatments in just a few months. If plantar fasciitis has benched you, contact your podiatrist to get you back in the game. Dr. Olga Garcia Luepschen and Gentle Foot Care Center are located on US 27 and can be reached at 863-314-9255 or www.Gentlefootcarecenter.com/ This information is not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure your condition. Plantar fasciitis benches Rays Evan Longoria Footprints Dr. Olga GarciaLuepschen MCT Evan Longoria has been hampered by plantar fasciitis, limiting him to DH duties for the Tampa Bay Rays. Snapshots Study: Wiser medication use could cut health costs by $213 billion

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C M Y K Page B6News-SunFriday, June 21, 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 E. 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 (September to May) are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 9th and up, 6:30-8:30 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 Religion Atonement Lutheran Church, ELCASEBRING June 23 is the fifth Sunday after Pentecost. Rev. Jefferson Coxs sermon w ill be based on Luke 8:2639. Following the morning worship service on June 30 is the dedication of the new M emorial Garden in honor of Lois Anderson by Jack Anderson and of June Follien by Carol Pollard and Family. July 7 is the church picnic following morning worship service to celebrate the Fourth of July. Invite family and friends. Enjoy a great meal and some games. Hot d ogs and hamburgers will be provided; bring a dish to s hare.Avon Park Church of the NazareneA VON PARK Guest minister on Sunday will be Chaplain David L. Cowles. He will provide special music and preach on Easters Restoration, based upon John 21:1-19. Contact the church at 4534851. Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled Arms Outstretched, God Calls Us! The church is at 1320 County Road 64, east of the Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. For more information, call 4712663 or search online at christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon on Sunday morning is titled Is the Universe, Including Man, Evolved by Atomic Force?. The key note is from Proverbs 3:19, The Lord by wisdom founded the earth; By understanding He established the heavens. The church is at 154 N. Franklin St.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled Glorious Change: Part 4 at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study is the Gospel of John. Church of Buttonwood BaySEBRING Pastor Cecil Hess is observing Christmas in June with the subject Merry Christmas. The service is non-denominational, and open to all. The church meets on U.S. 27, four miles south of Highlands Regional Medical Center. Call 382-1737 for information.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the sermon I AM Ready with scripture from Isaiah 65:1-9 on Sunday morning. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Baptist ChurchLAKE PLACID Sunday morning, Pastor Bill Cole continues in his series Unpacking the Great Commandment with his sermon Loving God with all Your Strength from Matthew 22:37. Sunday evening, Pastor Bill will be preaching Nicks Excellent Question continuing in his series The Other Gospel from John 3:1-21. Pastor Bill's sermons are now online at www.faithbaptistchurchLP.co m/. Every Wednesday we meet for a time of prayer and Bible study. For further information about activities of the Faith Baptist, please call the church office at 465-0060 or visit the website. The church is at 660 Holmes Ave.First Baptist ChurchAVON PARK Rev. Jon Becks Sunday morning sermon topic is Dealing with Sin from Psalm 51. For more information, call 453-6681 or email info@fbcap.net.First Christian Church AVON PARK Wednesday evening will be dessert time along with a special time of forgiveness. Are you asking what forgiveness and dessert night will be all about? The answer is simple: finding forgiveness or extending forgiveness to others. No, this is not a time when you will be asked to come share openly something of a personal nature. It will be a time for each one to come and leave their burdens with Jesus. Before coming to church that night, write down on a piece of paper those burdens. Place that paper in a sealed envelope and bring it to church. Do not write or use an enve lope that has any identifying writing or names on the outside. At a given time, all envelopes will be prayed over and then burned. Fellowship and dessert will follow the time of prayer and forgiveness. First Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 453-5334 or email firstchristianap@embarqmail.com with any questions or to request information. The church website is www.firstcchristianap.com.First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING The pastors sermon for Sunday is titled For My Yoke Is Easy from Matthew 11:28-30. Assisting the pastor during the communion service will be Elders Juanita Roberts and Linda Ellis. Deacons for the day are Catherine Baker, Church News Continued on B7

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 21, 2013Page B7 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 at9 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. Summer Sunday schedule, 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., June 2-Sept. 1, 10 a.m. Bible study. 6 p.m. Wednesday: Holy Communion with healing service, 9 a.m. Thursday. St. Francis Thrift Shop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. MondayFriday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (863) 840-3715.E E V V A A N N G G E E L L I I C C A A L L F F R R E E E E C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F A A M M E E R R I I C C A A T T h h e e C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e W W a a y y E E F F C C A A , 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Office Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ hotmail.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.orgG G R R A A C C E E B B R R E E T T H H R R E E N N G G r r a a c c e e B B r r e e t t h h r r e e n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863) 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 Dr, Sebring Church phone: 385-7848 Faith Child Development Center: 385-3232. Summer Sunday Worship Service: 10 a.m. Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 9:00 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 10 a.m. on WITS 1340AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies, Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Family 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 Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, 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 Fran Goff and Chris Baker. Greeting the congregation w ill be Tim Wheaton and serving as acolyte will be Daniel Thibodeau.First Presbyterian ChurchSEBRING Rev. Darrell A. Peers sermon on Sunday will be Calling for Time. June 24-28, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., will be Youth Summer Camp for grades sixth through eighth. Lunch and snacks will be provided. C ampers will meet in fellowship hall for devotions, crafts and sports. Field trips w ill be taken Friday. Registration is required. Call Reid Thayer, Director of C hristian Education. Session meeting is at 4 p .m. Monday in the conference room. The church is at 319 Poinsettia Ave. For information, call 385-0107.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday, Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon is titled Forgive based on Colossians 3:12-17. The adult Sunday school class has been viewing videos sponsored by Focus on the Family. These videos are narrated by Ray Vander Laan and filmed on location. Sundays video is titled By Every Word Striking the Rock and is filmed in T imnah. Special music will be provided by Margaret Phillips singing The Next Time He Comes. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two entrances on Lagrand Street). For questions, call 453-3242 or check the website at avonparkapchurch.com.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING Rev. A. C. Bryants sermon is titled Pray for Deliverance with scripture taken from Matthew 6:13. W ednesday is family night with food, fun and Bible study. Listen Live on WITS-AM 1340 each Sunday to hear the 10:50 am worship service. The church is downtown at 126 South Pine St. Visit the website at www.sebringfirstumc.com or call the church office for information at 385-5184.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this week will be All the Church has is JESUS with scripture from Matthew 28:16-20. The service will include Roland Bates singing Walk All Over Heaven With You. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South (behind Publix). Call 3149693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Rev. John Bryant will preach on Have Faith, Love God, Enjoy Life with the scripture lesson from I Thessalonians 5:12-19. There will be fellowship and refreshments after worship service Sunday with Rev. John and Barbara Bryant in Rob Reynolds Hall, as this is their last Sunday with the congregation as interim pastor. The newly appointed pastor by the Methodist Conference, the Rev. Tim Haas, will begin his ministry Sunday, July 7. The church is at 500 Kent Ave. For information, phone 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, The Glorious New Creation, is taken from Isaiah 65 and will be brought by Pastor Jim Scaggs. Sunday, June 30 will be Continued from B6 Religion RELIGION GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridays paper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail to editor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,NewsSun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Continued on B8

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C M Y K By JAKE COYLE APEntertainment WriterNEWYORK Brad Pitt wanted to build a better blockbuster. During the years Hollywood shifted toward increasingly bigger spectacles and superhero tentpoles, one of the movies biggest stars largely stayed on the sidelines, focusing instead on ambitious ensembles (The Tree of Life, Inglourious Basterds) and unlikely dramas (Moneyball). But the zombie apocalypse World War Z, which opens Friday, is Pitts bold, long-gestating, big-budget effort to enter the franchise fray. Its his attempt to engineer not just a disaster thrill ride like 1974s The Towering Inferno (a beloved film to Pitt, who saw it repeatedly as a kid growing up in Missouri), but to make a thought-provoking action flick filled with geopolitical questions. Its been a humbling crusade. These films are much more difficult than I realized, Pitt said in a recent interview over coffee at a restaurant off Times Square. Based on the 2006 sci-fi novel World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks (son of Mel), the $200 millionplus film has had a rocky path to theaters. Its gone through a swarm of screenwriters, several key crew changes, a postponed release date and, most notably, a reshot ending. But most moviegoers that make it to the film far from the flop many predicted will likely wonder what all the fuss was about. As Pitts producing partner Dede Gardner points out, no one ever says: Honey, lets go to this movie this Friday. I swear it was onbudget and on-schedule. The reviews have largely been positive for World War Z, a riveting, brisk thriller with a refreshingly and, for summer movies, atypically human protagonist who relies purely on his intellect and experience as he shuttles around the world trying to solve the zombie pandemic thats engulfed most of the planet. Pitts former United Nations investigator has no superpowers, no gun, and as Pitt says, cant even run that fast. It may sound paradoxical, but though World War Z is awash with gruesome hordes of snarling zombies, it is alongside Superman and Godzilla-sized sea monsters one of the most human-scaled blockbusters of the summer. While Hollywood awaits the films box office performance with bated breath, Pitt is confident. Hes shaped the film as a producer since his production company, Plan B, acquired the book rights in 2006. I know it works, the 49-year-old actor says. I know everyone involved is going to be happy. Its just a question of how happy. Were proud of it. When you get involved with a film like this at this scale, at this cost, theres more responsibility to meet that number immediately. Not unlike his character, Pitt has been flying around the world to promote World War Z. He spent Fathers Day with his family, but at 40,000 feet, he says. Ive got a few countries to go, he says with a grin. Though he acknowledges the film has been a learning experience, hes upbeat, repeatedly citing the good fun of making a big movie for the multiplexes. Adapting the book a series of first-person dispatches from around the globe required not just finding a narrative drive to the story, but capturing the novels theorizing of how self-interested nations would fare in a global catastrophe. (Faring well, for example, is walled-off Israel, the location of the films most extreme set piece, shot in Malta with some 900 extras.) But in the end, the principles of making a popcornfriendly movie often bested the filmmakershigher ambitions. Much of the allegory had to be cut. It got too dense, Pitt says. We got too weighed down on it. We spent a couple years on it. We couldnt get it into one movie. We had to walk a line between using the film as a Trojan horse for some of that, but these things have to be fun. And we were bored, ourselves. Instead, the filmmakers, including director Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace, Stranger Than Fiction), wrestled with finding what Pitt calls the pace of the summer action film, the cadence it needs. Movies have a DNA, says Gardner. They have their own identity. This one just fought back. It fought back, ultimately, in a way that I really appreciate because it sort of met our ambitions for it with its own ambitions. Page B8News-SunFriday, June 21, 2013www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; 6/21/13 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 6 6 7 7 3 3 the end-of-the-month sing a nd fellowship. The church is at 3413 S ebring Parkway. For further information, call 382-3552 or 273-9819.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING Pastor David L. Smalleys sermon on Sunday will be on FIlled W ith the Fruits of the Spirit and his scripture will be on Galatians 5:22-26. Call 385-1597 for information.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Lay Speaker Agatha Johnson will bring the message, AGentle Whisper, with scripture from I Kings 19 on Sunday. Participants in the service will be Earl Dungan, organist; Jim Angtevine, acolyte; Linda Spear, worship leader; Judy Clark, prayer time; Norm Spear, special music; Marvin Clark, offertory prayer. V isitors are welcome. The spring Lake United Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane, just off U.S. 98 at Spring Lake Village IV (across from U-Haul).St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING On Sunday, the Rev. Ronald De Genaros message will be God of the Whisper. Biblical reference is from 1 Kings 19:1-15. Continued from B7 Church News It was a cold winters day that Sunday, and the parking lot was filling up quickly. O ne woman noticed as she got out of her car that others seemed to be whispering among themselves as they walked into the church b uilding. As she got closer, she noticed the object of their whispering. Aman was leaning against the outside wall of the c hurch building. He was almost lying down, as if he w as asleep. He had on a long, trench coat that was almost in shreds, and a hat t opped his head. It was pulled down, so no one c ould see his face. He wore shoes that looked very old and too small for his feet. His toes stuck out through holes in them. The woman a ssumed the man was homeless and asleep, so she w alked on by and through the doors of the church building. Inside, the woman and others visited for a few minu tes, and someone brought up the man outside. People snickered and gossiped, but n oone bothered asking him to come in. Afew moments later, the worship service b egan. The people were waiting f or the preacher to take his place and teach them the good news of Jesus when the doors to the auditorium opened. In came the homeless man. He walked down the aisle with his head down. People gasped, whispered, and made faces. He made his way down to the front where he took off his hat and coat. The woman and the rest of the congregation were shocked to see the preacher standing before them. He was the homeless man! No one said a word. The preacher picked up his Bible and laid it on the podium. Folks, I dont think I have to tell you what I will be preaching about today. Even Christians do not always behave like Christians ought to behave. However, that does not mean that we should stop trying. We simply must try to do better. We must never stop taking advantage of the opportunities that God gives us to serve Him and those around us. Do not forget the words of Jesus in Matthew 25:42-45. When describing those who claimed to be righteous on the outside but inwardly were far from it, He said, for I was hungry, and you gave Me nothing to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me nothing to drink; I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in; naked, and you did not clothe Me; sick, and in prison, and you did not visit Me.Then they themselves also will answer, Lord, when did we see You hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not take care of You?Then He will answer them, Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me. Let us each strive to be the kind of person that God wants us to be: righteous both on the outside and on the inside. Consistency, after all, is Christ-like. Kevins Komments, by Kevin Patterson, is presented by the Sebring Parkway church of Christ, assembling at 3800 Sebring Parkway.Find the church on the internet at www.sebringcoc.com, or e-mail sebringparkway@sebringcoc.com /. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Are you righteous outside and inside? Religion Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine starts VBSLAKE PLACID First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine begins its Vacation Bible School for preschool children, elementary children and adults on Sunday through Friday, June 28 from 6-8:30 p.m. every night. Kids come on out & invite a friend!!! Pre-registration is at 4 p.m. Sunday with a big slide. Colossal Coaster World, Facing Fear, Trusting God from 2 Timothy 1:17 will be the theme for this years VBS. There will be Bible stories, crafts, music, recreation, missions and food. There will be a yummy snack on Sunday night, and light sandwich suppers Monday through Thursday. Friday night is Family Night with a hotdog supper and program by the kids. First Baptist Lake Josephine is at 111 Lake Josephine Drive. Call 6551524 for more information. Reach for the Summit with Upward Bound VBSLAKE PLACID Lace up your hiking boots! Its nearly time to hit the trail with Upward Bound, First Presbyterian Churchs Vacation Bible School backpacking expedition to the heights of Gods glorious Kingdom. All Backpackers from 4 years old through fifth grade are invited to join on this trek from 9 a.m. to noon July 15-19. The church is at 118 N. Oak Ave. Registration forms are available at the church office. For more information call 465-2742. Wober to offer Bible study for Spanish speaking peopleSEBRING The Rev. Dr. Felipe S. Wober will start a Bible study for Spanish speaking people children, young adults and adults from 9-10 a.m. Sundays at Christ Fellowship Church, 2935 New Life Way. He will also have a prayer group from 6-7 p.m. Sundays. For information, call 4710924. Brad Pitt tries to build a better blockbuster Entertainment MCT Brad Pitt stars in, and co-produced, World War Z. Snapshots ORLANDO (AP) The president of a leading Christian ministry dedicated to helping gays repress their sexual urges through prayer has apologized to the gay community and says the group is shutting down. Alan Chambers said on Exodus Internationals website Thursday that the group wants to apologize to the gay community for years of undue suffering and judgment at the hands of the organization and the church as a whole. Chambers also says he is sorry the group promoted sexual orientation change efforts and apologized for not challenging Christians who called gays names like sodomite. Phone messages left at the groups Orlando headquarters were not immediately returned Thursday. Exodus International was founded 37 years ago. It claimed 260 member ministries around the U.S. and internationally. Christian group apologizes to gay community, is shutting down The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 21, 2013Page B# Solution, B8 Diversions/Puzzles DearAbby: I was t aken away from my parents at 13 and placed into foster care, where I stayed until I aged out at 21. My b iological mother is a d rug addict who aband oned me to my father w hen I was 11. She never t ried to contact me while I was in care. I am now 24 and she wont leave me alone. She sends Facebook messages t hat alternate between begging me to let her get to know me, and condemning me for being vindictive and not having forgiveness in my heart. A bby, this woman exposed me to drugs and a ll manner of seedy people and situations. I was molested and beaten by some of the men she picked up to pay the bills. AmIa horrible person f or ignoring her? Im close to losing my temper and letting her know exactly how angry I am, b utI know it would do no g ood. I just want to move on with my life and advance in my profession without having to worry about this. What do you t hink? Stalked in New York DearStalked: Silence sends a strong message. I think that when the harassment started, you should have immediately blocked this woman on Facebook. Its not too late to do that now. If she continues to annoy you, cons ider getting a restraining order. Because you are on a path to success, allow nothing to divert you. DearAbby: Im 59 years old and still take my baseball mitt with me when I go to games in hopes of catching a ball. At what age should a guy stop doing it? (We usually sit in the lower level near the front.) Minnesota Twins Fan DearTwins Fan: Stop taking it when you have grown so aged and feeble that when the ball comes your way, you can no longer fend off the younger fans who are also diving for it. And not one moment sooner. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. For an excellent guide to becoming a better conversationalist and a more sociable person, order How to Be Popular. Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Popularity Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) Mom who abandoned daughter now a pest Dear Abby By JAKE COYLE APEntertainment WriterIn Pixars Monsters University, a prequel to 2001 Monsters, Inc., our expert scarers to be the wisecracking pipsqueak Mike Wazowski and the burly James B. Sullivan are college freshmen with high aspirations. Monsters University is neither a bold return to form nor another misfire, but a charming, colorful comingof-age tale that would be a less qualified success for all but Pixar. The profusion of sequels is indeed dismaying for a studio that so frequently has prized originality. But Monsters University is nevertheless pleasant, amiably animated family entertainment. Abig reason is because Wazowski and Billy Crystal remain one of the best toonvoice actor combinations in animation. Alime green ball with spindly appendages, hes little more than one big eyeball. But its Wazowskis mouth thats his dominant feature. Hes ceaselessly chipper, with a stand-ups penchant for sarcasm. He arrives on campus an eager, retainer-mouthed bookworm with his heart set on becoming a star pupil in Monster Universitys prestigious and competitive Scare Program, and moving on to his dream career at Monsters, Inc. For Sully (John Goodman), such a future is presumed. Hes a Sullivan, a legacy, the son of a famous scarer. Blessed with a powerful roar, he boasts all the natural talent Wazowski lacks. One a jock of privilege, the other a wide-eyed aspirant: Neither can stand the other. But both find themselves kicked out of the Scare Program by the cruel Dean Hardscrabble (Helen Mirren), a kind of winged centipede. Shut to the doors of the cool kids frat, Roar Omega Roar (captained well by Nathan Fillions chestpumping Johnny W orthington), Wazowski and Sully have no recourse but to join the motley gang of misfits at Oozma Kappa (Were OK! they shout). Their only way back in is to win the Scare Games, a Harry Potter-like tradition of competing fraternities. If Monsters, Inc. was workplace whimsy, Monsters University is campus comedy. Characters widely varied in both skill sets and biology are finding their path, often a happy deviation from their expected one. MCT Sully (voiced by John Goodman) and Mike Wazowski (voiced by Billy Crystal) meet in college in Monsters University. Monsters University gets a passing grade Movie Review Monsters University Rating: G Running time: 103 minutes Review: (of 4) By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated PressMINNEAPOLIS Bestselling author Vince Flynn, who wrote the Mitch Rapp counterterrorism thriller series and sold more than 15 million books in the U.S. alone, died Wednesday in Minnesota after a more than two-year battle with prostate cancer, according to friends and his publisher. He was 47. Flynn was supporting himself by bartending when he self-published his first novel, Term Limits, in 1997 after getting more than 60 rejection letters. After it became a local best-seller, Pocket Books, a Simon & Schuster imprint, signed him to a twobook deal and Term Limits became a New York Times best-seller in paperback. The St. Paul-based author also sold millions of books in the international market and averaged about a book a year, most of them focused on Rapp, a CIAcounterterrorism operative. His 14th novel, The Last Man, was published last year. As good as Vince was on the page and he gave millions of readers countless hours of pleasure he was even more engaging in person, said Carolyn Reidy, president and CEO of his publisher, Simon & Schuster. Yes, we will miss the Mitch Rapp stories that are classic modern thrillers, but we will miss Vince even more. Flynn died at a hospital in St. Paul, surrounded by about 35 relatives and friends who prayed the Rosary, said longtime family friend Kathy Schneeman. She said his deep Catholic faith was an important part of his character. Thats what he would have liked. He talks about his faith just as much as he would talk about politics and current events with our group of friends, Schneeman said. Flynn was born to an Irish Catholic family in St. Paul, the fifth of seven children. After graduating with an economics degree from the University of St. Thomas in 1988, he went to work as an account and sales marketing specialist with Kraft General Foods. That marketing background later came in handy as he promoted Term Limits. Wanting a new challenge, Best-selling author Vince Flynn dies from cancer at age 47 Flynn

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