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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
Publication Date: 07-05-2013
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
semiweekly[ former 1988-1996]
three times a week
regular
Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.

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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: UF00028423:01331

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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
Publication Date: 07-05-2013
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
semiweekly[ former 1988-1996]
three times a week
regular
Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.

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: UF00028423:01331

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


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C M Y K 079099401001 Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip goals; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 9 9 5 5NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 w ww.newssun com F riday-Saturday, July 5-6, 2013 Volume 94/Number 80 | 50 cents Three easy ways to turn inexpensivepool noodles into cool backyard toys FAMILYFUN, B10 BYSAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comAVON PARK Its not about m e; its about letting the people in the community know what we are doing here at the c ollege, South Florida State C olleges new president Dr. Thomas Leitzel said Tuesday. The new presid ent sat comfortably in a chair in his bare office midmorning on his second day on the job. The room didnt have a personalf eel just yet, but theres no doubt that Leitzel will b ring his personality not only to the presidents office, but to SFSC as well. The Pennsylvania native chatted excitedly about his new position at t he institution, exuding confidence and a strong work ethic. After a phone call from a search c onsultant, interviews and a tour of the SFSC facilities, Leitzel became very interested in the p residents position. The search cons ultant was right. Its an outstanding college with good, solid leadership in the past ... I wasntf orced to move, it was just an opportunity. My faith leads me, so it wasnt something I took lightly and this is a faithful adventure.I t was with a lot of thought, preparation and prayer and g ut instinct that I arrived here, Leitzel said. The 56-year-old has a strong L L e e i i t t z z e e l l t t a a k k e e s s h h e e l l m m a a t t S S F F S S C CThis is a faithful adventure News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Dr. Thomas Leitzel wasnt looking for a new job, but when the opportunity presented itself, he felt he was called tot he position as South Florida State College president. Dr. Thomas Leitzel n ew president of South Florida State CollegeIt was with a lot of thought, preparation and p rayer and gut instinct that I arrived here. ClassifiedsA7 Crossword PuzzleB9 Dear AbbyB9 Editorial & OpinionA3 Healthy LivingB5 ReligionB6 Movie ReviewB9 SportsB1 Sudoku PuzzleB9 Index P.M. storms High 91 Low 74Details, A10 More Minion mayhem Gru and his faithful servants are back for another adventure in Despicable Me 2 REVIEW, B9 See LEITZEL, A5 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING While the county commission will bring the subject up for discus-s ion again, the members unanimously agreed Tuesday to continue the work of w riting a policy for invocations before commission meetings. Currently there is no policy at all, only tradition with no r hyme nor reason as to how invocation speakers are selected. Aset policy, County Attorney Ross Macbeth told the commission, pro-t ects the county from potential lawsuits looking to stop prayer at public meetings. Macbeth said there have been many oft hese type of suits and there are likely to be more. They are federal court suits, he a dded, meaning they take more time to go through the process and cost more tod efend. Those governments whose policies survived court challenges in the past all had a written policy, Macbeth said. In addition, each had a formal protocol for invitingc lergy to speak and the prayer was offered Attorney: Meetings need policy on prayers Having written rules could prevent lawsuit, Macbeth tells board Macbeth By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Commissioners unanimously approved the subcontract agreement between the county and the Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida at their regular Tuesday morning meeting. The agreement ensures the Healthy Family program continues to provide services in Highlands County. With the agreement comes a $312,800 state grant to help pay for the program. The county has to match that amount with a minimum 25 percent cash and in-kind match. County Administrator June Fisher told the commission, Our cash match is $$41,266 and the in-kind match is $36,934. She added that after deep cuts, which reduced Healthy Families staff, the state was giving more money. Demographic studies show a growing need for early intervention with families at risk. Healthy Families works with those referred by the Health Department or local hospitals. They join the program voluntarily receiving weekly home support visits. Counselors visit and interact with the family weekly observing, providing guidance, and teaching how to parent effectively, organize their lives and deal with stress. Certain steps have to be reached before a family graduates County agrees to continue as part of Healthy Families program See COUNTY, A6 See HEALTHY, A6 Associated PressTALLAHASSEE As law enforcement agencies around the country are starting to recover from budget cuts in a struggling economy, Florida has found its dropping crime rate is partly responsible for a law enforcement training trust fund being at an all-time low. Florida partly relies on court fees to build its training trust fund, and there are fewer offenders paying into it because the number of crimes committed has dropped 18 percent since 2008. Its a Catch 22 as Florida officers, deputies and troopers get better at preventing crime, less money is available to give them the latest training, which they say could make it harder to keep crime rates low in the future It doesnt help that another major source of money for the trust fund comes from a portion of traffic tickets issued, and officers are writing far fewer since the Legislature raised fines in an attempt to increase revenue. The stiff fines combined with the bad economy are makingLess crime, fewer tickets means less training money available for cops next year See STATE, A6

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C M Y K By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Sebring Mayor George Hensley rec-o gnized Tommy Dunn for his 35 years of service to the City of Sebring as a member of the Sebring Fire Department during a cere-m ony at Tuesday nights city council meeting. Dunn retired recently and was the former Deputy Chief of the department. Hec ame to the SFD in 1978 and worked his way through the ranks before becomingd eputy chief. ommy always has a smile on his face, saidH ensley. Hensley commended D unn on a job well done and thanked him for his many, many years ofu pstanding service to the Sebring community. H ensley presented Dunn with a Sebring Fire Department plaque which spelled out his many years of service along with a Cityo f Sebring gold pocket watch. A n emotional Dunn was humbled by the recognition and thanked everyone fors howing their support of his retirement. Dunn spoke pass ionately about his life as a firefighter. Id rather jump in the f ire than stand at the podium, Dunn started off. I thank God for giving me the ability to be a fir fighter. I thank God for giving me thea bility to help others. I want to thank my wife, Erica, for 29 years. Wow.What a wonderful woman she is and if you turn that word upsided own, wow, you have mom. What a wonderful mother s he is. I want to say thanks to my kids for all the times Im issed growing up. They always knew what I was doing and why and thats really important. Dunn spoke highly of the c ity officials that he has worked with so closely over the past three decades. Id like to thank Chief D ettman for all the cooperation. Mayor Hensley youre t he best, said Dunn. The recent retiree also thanked other departmentsi n Sebring including the Public Works Department, U tilities Department and more for their work with the fire department over the years. Thats what makes S ebring so special. Its this tight-knit group of departm ents we have here, Dunn said. C ouncil members denied the request from a Verizon W ireless representative from Jacksonville to recalculate and revise the monthly fees f or its six lines currently placed within the city. H eather Brown, of Excel Communications, explained t hat Verizon wished to lease three additional lines (for a total of nine) at the Verizonw ater tower for $50 each for a total of $150. B rown stated that the current lease cost of $475 monthly is a miscalculation on the citys part and asked that it be reduced to $325p er month per Verizons calculations. C ouncil members stated that it was up to Verizon to either accept or deny thel ease at the current terms of $475 per month. C ouncil member Bud Whitlocks motion to deny Verizons request was a pproved unanimously. Page A2News-SunFriday, July 5, 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 July 2 3642515253MB: 40x:4Next jackpot $79 millionJune 28 815354652MB: 38x:4 June 25 35283351MB: 16x:2 June 29 135142832x:3Next jackpot $30 millionJune 26 51318283143x:3 June 22 2731404652x:3 July 2 522273034 July 1 1213212732 June 30 313172536 June 29 822242535 July 2 (n 7640 July 2 (d 9658 July 1 (n 5294 July 1 (d 6286 July 2 (n 848 July 2 (d 684 July 1 (n 435 July 1 (d 481 July 2 192324432 June 28 1224324314 June 25 211242810 June 21 222234112 June 29 828305356 PB: 16Next jackpot $60 millionJune 26 118333946 PB: 33 June 22 1319233357 PB: 28 Lottery Center Guardian ad Litem program needs school suppliesSEBRING The Highlands Guardian ad Litem program is in need of school supplies, plus backpacks, for children who are represented by the program. Those interested in donating can call 402-6969 or drop items off at the office located in the Childrens Advocacy Center, 1968 Sebring Parkway. School supplies will be collected until Aug. 9.Entries needed for Caladium Festival design competitionLAKE PLACID The Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerceand the Lake Placid Garden Club would like to invite everyone to enter a floral arrangement in the Caladium Festivals floral design competition. The Garden Club has been asked to chair this event and is hopeful that everyone who is interested in floral arrangement and design will participate. Entries must be all cut fresh flower material with no less than 80 percent caladiums in the design. There will be ribbons and cash awarded for first, second, and third place. Aribbon will also be awarded for the design voted as the Peoples Choice. Arrangements must be dropped off at the Caladium Co-op on Interlake Boulevard on Thursday,July25, between the hours of 1 and 3 p.m.; judging will take place after the arrangements are placed. All entries will be displayed at the Caladium Arts& Crafts Co-Op throughout the festival onJuly 26-28. All entries must be picked up by 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28. For more information and to pre register byJuly 19, call 699-2091. Community Education offers Advanced Driver ImprovementAVON PARK South Florida State Colleges Community Education Department will offer a 12hour Advanced Driver Improvement course for drivers who have a suspended license or have too many points on their license. The course will be held from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, July 2325 at the SFSC Highlands Campus. Pre-registration is required. The course fee is $145 and may be paid by cash, check, or credit card. Participants may register in Building B on the Highlands Campus or at any SFSC campus or center. For more information, contact the Community Education office at 784-7388 or email communityeducation@southflorida.edu. Chamber plans membership lunchLAKE PLACID The Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce July Membership Luncheon will take place at noon Wednesdayat the Lake Placid Elks Lodge, 200 County Road 621 East. The luncheon is sponsored by Highlands Independent Bank. Presentation will be made by the bank and a special Christmas In July holidaycash grab will be part of the luncheon.The menu selectionis roast beef. Cost is $10 per person. RSVPto chamber@lpfla.com or call 465-4331 today.MegaSoundz plays at AMVETSSEBRING AMVETS Post 21 will have karaoke with Mega Soundz from 6-9 p.m. Saturday. Pizza will be available. Community Briefs B y KIMBERLYLEATHERMAN Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID As Lake Placid gears up f or its annual Caladium Festival next month, STR8 UPhas been pitching in. The youth, with mentor supervision, have been busyp lanting caladium bulbs around town. The first stop was the Womans Club of Lake P lacid, then the public library, the Noon Rotary Park and also its own Youth House. The festival is very important to Lake P lacid and we want the town to look its best, said Sammy Telesco, president. The youth of STR8 UPwill also be responsible for maintaining the Noon Rotary Park on a monthly basis. We may not all have green thumbs, but we have willing hearts and hands, said Dana Telesco, STR8 UPs vice president. STR8 UPrecently helped with the Heartland Triathlon. Several young people f rom the ministry spent a weekend helping t o set up the triathlon site. When it was over, t hey cleaned up and assisted with the breakd own. It was very rewarding to see our kids giving back. With every service project we u ndertake there are all kinds of learning opportunities, Dana said. e are always looking for new service project opportunities. It is important that thek ids of STR8 UPYouth Ministry give back to the community. If anyone has a service project that we can help with please call the o ffice or use the contact form on our webs ite, urges Sammy Telesco. T he contact information for the ministry is 6 99-1480 or visit www.str8up.org. STR8 UP lends a hand C ourtesy photo STR8 UP Ministries volunteers Prentiss Legree, Latarius Johnson, Sammy Telesco, Tameko McKeithan, and Nyquan Johnson helped plant caladium bulbs last week in preparation of the upcoming annual Caladium Festival. Group pitches in for C aladium Festival preparation work Special to the News-SunSEBRING Nu-Hope E lder Care Services Inc. announced Tuesday that Florida Senator Denise Grimsley will be presented with the 2013 CommunityL eadership in Aging Services Award at the July 11 meeting of the board of directors. The meeting will be held at the administrativeo ffices, 6414 U.S. 27 South and will begin at noon. The Community Leadership in Aging Services Awards highlights t he important role that seniors and those who servet hem have within the community. Awards are presented in four categories: Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Service. Thea wards are designed to publicly honor those who have significantly enhanced the lies of seniors and strengthened the ability of the com-m unity to address their needs. The Leadership Award is being presented to Grimsley in recognition of her efforts t o secure continued state funding for senior services,a s well as her lifelong dedication to addressing the needs of seniors. Grimsley serves as the chair of the SenateA ppropriations Health and Human Services Committee and as a member of the Children, Families, and Elder Affairs SenateC ommittee. From 20042012, she was the Representative for District 77 in the Florida State House of Representatives. Grimsley to receive Community Leadership in Aging Services Award Dunn retires after 35 years at fire department This weeks question: Do you agree with the Supreme Courts opinion that married gay couples should receive the same federal benefits as all married couples? O nline Yes 32.8% No 67.2% Total votes: 229 www.newssun .comP oll open through Friday. M ake your voice heard at N ews-Sun photo Former Deputy Chief Tommy Dunn is recognized for his s ervice to the Sebring Fire Department during Tuesdays monthly city council meeting. Dunn became a member of t he SFD in 1978. Dunn retired this week after over 30 years of service in the community. Dunn is joined by Mayor George Hensley (leftefighters at Tuesdays meeting.

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C M Y K In a state system that rewards high-scoring schoolsw ith more money and penalizes lower-performing s chools by withholding funds, the new state standards will do damage not just to institutions of learning. The quality of schools is al arge factor in home values. An A school that plummets to a C will ding values throughout a neighborhood. Florida wants its students t o perform ever better on standardized tests such as the FCAT a laudable goal. Butf or the past few years, it has taken a wrongheaded approach. T he state has continually fiddled with the school-gradi ng formula, making more than a dozen changes this year alone. The grading stan-d ards have been changed midstream, and it stands to d emoralize teachers and students even if students have tested better than the previous year and send horrified parents in search ofe ducational alternatives. Unfortunately, Florida c ontinues to tamper with the school grading formula, despite the objections of dist rict superintendents, teachers and parent groups. T here is still a sliver of hope that education officials can be talked back from thisl edge. An 11-member advisory group, which includes M iami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, will meet Monday, to begin a review of the states accountability systema nd recommend changes before school grades are i ssued this summer. The state Department of Education and the Florida Association for D istrict School Superintendents created the t ask force. Education officials should scrap the provision that fac-t ors the scores of students at alternative centers and spec ialized exceptional education centers into the scores at their would-be neighborhood school. ... Theres still time to recons ider these onerous changes, and retract them. An editorial from the Miami Herald. ANOTHERVIEWPOINT 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155S COTT DRESSELEditor E xt. 516editor@newssun.comD AN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com V ICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com A DVERTISING Editorial & Opinion www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, July 5, 2013Page A3 School grading system still doesnt pass the test Too many students are being set up to think they are failures by the very people who say they are pushing s tudents to excel. Their teachers will see their hard work in front of the class undercut. And pare nts will think, wrongly, that their children are attending substandard schools. George Z immermans trial is far from over, but for a national audience that hast been soe ngrossed and emotionally divided about a murder trial since O.J. Simpsons 1995c ourtroom debacle, much is already known. F irst, well never know for sure what happened the night Zimmerman shotT rayvon Martin. Without a solid eyewitness, or a vict im who lived to tell his side of the story, no amount of testimony about muffleda nd unidentifiable screams or vague recollections of s hadowy figures tussling in the night will be conclusive. In the end, the nation will view this as a racial matter, as it has ever sincet he shooting in February of 2012, and few will alter t heir views based upon evidence presented in the Sanford courtroom. T here is little chance Zimmerman will be conv icted of second-degree murder, although a manslaughter conviction r emains a possibility. Most glaring in this case is the need for revision of Stand Your Ground laws, like the one in Florida. Aj ury might conclude that Zimmerman believed he faced great bodily harm, but the law should not make it so simple for a per-s on in that position to shoot an unarmed foe. W hat are jurors to think of someone who disobeysi nstructions from a police dispatcher and walks into harms way, only to find himself in a situation where the law suggests he mays hoot to kill? Also clear after just one week of this exercise is that lawyers, even in high profile cases, are at timess tunningly inept. Defense attorney Don Wests attempt at humor in his opening statement to the jury was a gaffe so profound that Zimmerman could probably cite it on appeal if ever convicted. Then there was the mishandling by both sides of key prosecution witness Rachel Jeantel. Prosecutors erred by not carefully prepping such a young and vulnerable participant, who was only 17 at the time of the shooting. Defense lawyers, on the o ther hand, were allowed to badger the young woman in ways that seemed to fare xceed their rights in cross examination. Although the defense has yet top ut on its case, it has already scored many points simply based on the w eak presentation of the prosecutions witnesses. As viewers, we are r eminded, too, of the serious racial divides in our n ation. Aneighborhood volunteer finds a black teenager with a hoodie suspicious, while the boy looks upon the watchman a s a creepy-ass cracker Also on trial, as it always is in sensational cases, is television. Although Ive found thec overage riveting and at times even educational, I c ontinue to believe that justice is not served by the glare of TV. The publicsr ight to know can never be deemed more important t han a defendants right to a fair trial, and there is little about the intensity of T Vthat promotes fairness. No witness, no lawyer, no judge, is likely to be unaffected by the pressure of performing on national tel-e vision. Perhaps attorney West would have thought differently about his knockknock joke if he werentp resenting it for the cameras. Hes certainly aware, f or example, that one of the analysts covering the triali s Marcia Clark, the lawyer who parlayed her performance in the O.J. Simpson trial into high paying media jobs. A s we enter summers dog days, this long anticipated but relatively minor trial is taking place at a time of overwhelminglyi mportant news in the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill, and around the globe. Yet, well remain fixated on the Florida courtroom, where one mans fate will be decided, while little is learned, and not much will change. Peter Funts new book, Cautiously Optimistic, is available at Amazon.com and CandidCamera.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Fog in the Sunshine State Candid Thoughts Peter Funt In the course of human events it is necessary, now and again, to reaffirm some of the thoughts and principles we have lost sight of. And so it is that we need to renew our independence. More than 55 percent of Americans now receive some form of federal government benefit and many of us need to get off the dole. I cite the findings of Richard Vedder, a professor emeritus of economics at Ohio University and an adjunct scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. In The Wall Street Journal, Vedder argues that more Americans are not only becoming more dependent on government benefits, but that their dependence is adversely affecting the growth of our economy. Consider: From the mid17th century to the late 20th century, Vedder says, the American economys growth averaged a robust 3.5 percent a year. Compare that to economic growth for the last quarter, which was revised down to 1.8 percent. Akey reason for the stumbling economy: Fewer ablebodied Americans are working because government programs give them incentive not to. Vedder offers four examples: Food stamps, now known officially as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Approximately 48 million Americans receive food stamps 30 million more than in the year 2000. Social Security Disability. This program was established for people with genuine needs, but its numbers are soaring. In 1990, 3 million Americans received such payments; today, there are nearly 11 million 6 million have been added since 2009 despite widely reported fraud and abuse. Pell Grants, which pay people to go to college instead of entering the workforce. The concept sounds reasonable enough educate people so they get better jobs and pay more taxes but Vedder says nearly half of college graduates now work in jobs that require no college degree. Extended unemployment benefits. Vedder says that since the 1930s, unemployment insurance has been about lending a short-term hand to folks losing their jobs. But in the past four years, the traditional 26week benefit has grown to a year or more peaking at up to 99 weeks in some states. Vedders argument makes sense. When government incentivizes people to stay home rather than seek work when it gives them the opportunity to avoid jobs where pay and conditions do not meet their expectations they will avoid work, and that will have a negative impact on the economy for all of us. Which is why we need a renewed declaration of independence from our own government. The American dream has long been about the freedom to pursue ones own passion and success not about being lured into the trap of getting by on a variety of federal and state programs. And make no mistake, many more Americans are enjoying expensive government goodies grants and tax breaks for crony capitalists, health insurance provided to employees tax-free, low-interest mortgages and deductions for vacation homes backed by Uncle Sam, etc. than we like to admit, and these costs are killing us. The American dream requires a robust economy that affords every American an opportunity to find meaningful work, but an undisciplined government carrying high debt and deficits stands in the way of a robust economy. Heck, our government was formed to secure our unalienable rights, among them life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness not to inhibit them. If we have any hope of carrying on the American dream, we have to declare our independence from government all over again. We all have to get our hands out of the government cookie jar and scale back government goodies across the board. I hope and pray that we have the will to get our affairs in order, so that younger generations may freely pursue their dreams, but I worry plenty these days. Tom Purcell, author of Misadventures of a 1970s Childhood and Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty! is a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review humor columnist and is nationally syndicated exclusively by Cagle Cartoons Inc. Send comments to Tom at Purcell@caglecartoons.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Declare independence from government Guest Column Tom Purcell EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com. 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.

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C M Y K background in higher education and was in his former position as president of the Technical College of theL owcounty in Beaufort, S.C. for five years before deciding t o brave the waters of Central Florida. Leitzel laughed and smiled a s he watched a thunderstorm emerge just outside his office a nd stated moving to Florida in the middle of hurricane season is just a part of the a dventure. Leitzel is thrilled that he is backed by a stellar board of trustees, instructors, faculty and community organiza-t ions. Whats really neat about this college are all the opportunities that already exist and what I can bring to it is as pirit of team leadership. Right now this institution is i n the process of going to baccalaureate programs.W hat a great place to be at where they are kind of changing the landscape of the future for the students, for everybody. Were movingf orward with a new set of operational primers, Leitzel said. With new territory usually comes challenges or con-c erns, however Leitzels positive attitude is a refreshing, and contagious, part of what makes him who he is. When asked if he had any worries or concerns about stepping into the giant shoes of long-time former president Dr. Norman Stephens, Leitzel answered with confidence. Im not worried about too much. We just plan together and we lead together. There arent problems, just opportunities. Theres always that curiosity though, you know? Whats the new guy like? Does he have a sense of humor? Leitzel said with a smile. Community relations director Deborah Latter said that the college is in great financial state for a new president coming into his position. The college is in great shape financially and in addition of financially, tremend ous leadership and support from the board of trustees. Thats really important. We have a board that just upholds our mission andv ision and they will do whatever they can to support stud ents ... Theyre outstanding, Leitzel said. Leitzel hasnt set any part icular goals yet, though he does have plans to get out a nd get involved with the organizations and community and especially the stud ents. The college is in fine shape, so theres no sense of urgency, but thats not to say we dont develop these goals.W e will make sure that we examine what we need to do in our academic programs, look for opportunities to make sure were successfuli n our expanded baccalaureate degree programs, but at t he same time I want to make sure that we are responsive tot he community. Part of my job will be to get to know members of the community ... and then we talk about needs and wheret he community sees us going, Leitzel said. So immediate goals, no, because well work on that with time and well make sure we dot hat from what we call a strategic perspective. SFSCs new president is confident that things will continue to go smoothly at the institution and is focused on the students achieving degrees and learning skills so that they can come to work in t his community. Leitzel commends SFSC for having a small student/instructor ratio in which students can get tok now their instructors and have mentors, which he b elieves is very important. This institution, at its last SACS (Southern Associationo f College Schools) evaluation, was given zero recomm endations. None. Thats incredible. My former college is going through this right n ow and its doing great but I dont think that it will come back with no recommendations, so that is saying a lot about this institution and itsa dministration and faculty Leitzels enthusiasm for SFSC shows evident in his words and emotions. The new Florida resident referred toh imself as the colleges biggest cheerleader now that h e has taken over as president. Its just perfect. I have a beautiful view, nice office, great staff and really wonderful people in the community. What the community can bea ssured of what they will see from South Florida State College is a continuance of excellence, Leitzel said. Leitzel and his family are e xcited about the new opportunity in their lives. Leitzels daughter is entering into her freshman year at the University of South Carolina and Leitzels wife and dog will be joining the new SFSC president in Florida in the coming weeks. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, July 5, 2013Page A5 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; 7/5/13 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 9 9 4 4 MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 5.542"; 21.5"; Black plus three; process, 6/30 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 9 9 6 6 7 7 MARTIAL ARTS (pp ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 9 9 9 9 0 0 C ontinued from A1 News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS D r. Thomas Leitzel is all smiles Tuesday morning during his second day on the job as president at South Florida State College in Avon Park. Leitzel ready for future at SFSC

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C M Y K By JOHN HEILPRIN Associated PressGENEVA Global warming accelerated since the 1970s and broke morec ountriestemperature records than ever before in the first decade of the new millennium, U.N. climate experts said Wednesday. A new analysis from the World Meteorological Organization says average land and oceans urface temperatures from 2 001 to 2010 rose above the previousd ecade, and were almost a h alf-degree Celsius above the 1961-1990 global average. The decade ending in 2 010 was an unprecedented era of climate extremes, the agency said, e videnced by heat waves in Europe and Russia, droughts in the Amazon Basin, Australia and East Africa, and huge stormsl ike Tropical Cyclone Nargis and Hurricane Katrina. D ata from 139 nations show that droughts like those in Australia, East Africa and the Amazon Basin affected them ost people worldwide. But it was the h ugely destructive and deadly floods such as those in Pakistan, Australia, Africa, India and Eastern Europe that were the most frequente xtreme weather events. Experts say a decade is about the minimum length of time to study when it comes to spotting climate change. F rom 1971 to 2010, global temperatures rose by an average rate of 0.17 degrees Celsius per decade. But g oing back to 1880, the avera ge increase was .062 percent degreesC elsius per decade. T he pace also picked up in recent decades. Average temperatures were 0.21 degrees Celsius warmer t his past decade than from 1991 to 2000, which were in turn 0.14 d egrees Celsius warmer than from 1981 to 1990. Natural cycles between atmosphere and o ceans make some years cooler than others, but during the past decade there was n o major event associated with El Nino, the phenomenon characterized by unusually warm temperatures in the equatorialP acific Ocean. officers more sympathetic to speeders. Money available per officer through the trust fund isa bout a third of what it once was, leaving some agencies c oncerned theyll have to make cuts elsewhere to keepo fficers trained. The trust fund issue, thats unique, said John Firman, the research center director at the InternationalA ssociation of Chiefs of Police, who said other states are starting to see a recovery thats seeing an increase in training money. Its a fairly significant piece of where y ou get your money from for training, so its a big deal. Floridas fund used to provide $110 for advanced and specialized training for everyl aw enforcement officer in the state. It was down to $67 p er office last fiscal year and is now at $40. T he number of felonies committed in Florida in 2012 was 157,961 fewer than 2008. And the number of traffic t ickets written has dropped dramatically since the Legislature raised fines in a special session in 2009. The idea was to raise money, but it backfired. After steadily increasing in previous years, the number oft ickets written in 2009 dropped by more than 300,000. And in 2012, there were about 700,000 fewer tickets written than the year before fines were increased. You almost feel bad writing a ticket ... when you stopa mom with two kids in the car for driving too fast, said H ighlands County Sheriff Susan Benton, who is presid ent of the Florida Sheriffs Association. The fees, some of them are way more than $300.W ere writing way more warnings than weve ever written before simply because we understand thee conomy, we understand the situation and they upped those fees so much. And it doesnt help that lawmakers have raided the trust fund for other purposes, said Benton. If that money was back in the trust fund, we wouldnt necessarily be in this terrible situation, Benton said. It shouldnt be touched, b ut apparently it can be. from the program. Chris Benson, administrative projects manager, explained that in 2012-2013 Healthy Families worked with 60 families. In 20132014 it expects to provide services to 92. We need to bring (Healthy Families to full staff, he said. Right now, the staff is four people; it will have to be doubled. The larger grant this year makes that financially feasible, he said. Several private citizens in the audience were strongly opposed to spending money on the Healthy Families program. For example, Dick Nobel said, These are wonderful programs, but they all come down to money. The county government has got to slow down (its spending John Drennan scolded the commission. What is this program? he asked. Is this about girls getting pregnant? Is that what this is about? Are you getting any money from these people? Government shouldnt be getting into this stuff. It makes me sick to my stomach. Commissioner Greg Harris said Healthy Families was an important and special program producing exponential benefits. He said Healthy Families is a prevention program to keep child abuse or neglect from happening in the first place. The taxpayers save money through the years, he said, spending less for remedial education, health care, law enforcement and the Department of Corrections. before the business meeting began. Awritten protocol makes a case easier tod efend and discourages lawsuits. Inviting litigation is not good policy, Macbeth said, adding that nothing would change except thew ay clergy speakers were chosen. I think we need to be proactive, Commissioner Greg Harris said. C ommissioner James Brooks was less sure. I have mixed feelings aboutt his, he said. Do we need a written policy? We could still be sued. We worry toom uch about being politically correct. S ome commissioners and citizens had specific concerns. C ommissioner Don Elwell proposed that because the p rayer was for the benefit of the council, it should be spoken in English so the members could understand it. The commission agreed. A citizen, Gene Reece, asked if the invocations c ould be kept to a time limit. Please make them be pertinent and quick, he said. No one has the time to hear them rant on and on. We are trying to develop a policy; this is not the final v ersion, Commission Chairman Jack Richie said. Changes have to be made, but we have a starting point. We want to do the rightt hing, he said. We need to hear from the public. And they did. George Hall, pastor of Avon Park Lakes BaptistC hurch, said, I disagree with the whole premise. There are more counties that d ont have a written policy than there are counties that do. Its opening up a can ofw orms, crossing a line from where God rules to where m an rules. I respect the county attorney, but he brought the resolution to you, it wasnt asked for. I respectfully ask you to don othing. John Drennan was blunt. So what if they sue us; why not sue them? This is throwing God under the bus. I know you have a responsibility, Graydon L ord, a veteran of both World War II and Korea, s aid, ... (butt let the men and women who fought for freedom of religion die in vain. Tom Macklin also argued i n favor of the status quo and against a written policy. Fear makes us do a lot of things we dont want to do, he said. He pointed out thed ate on the resolution itself ended with the initials A.D.ou know what that stands for, Macklin said. If anno Domini (meaning yearsa fter Christ) was on an official document, he asked, why exclude Jesus Christ att he official meeting? Rick Ingram, who had delivered the innovationb efore the meeting that morning, thought a written p olicy was a smart idea. He believes in the separation of church and state, but also int he guiding power of prayer. e should avoid the probl em (of a lawsuit argued, and have paperwork to back up our policy. I dont trust the judges. The audience and commiss ion were taken aback when Bill Youngman, a vocal citiz en who often disagrees with elected officials, said, t fall out of your chair,b ut theyre right. This is something we need to do, R oss. Good job. Page A6News-SunFriday, July 5, 2013www.newssun.com CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page july ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 7 7 5 5 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 7/5/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 9 9 2 2 ICS CREMATION; 1.736"; 3 "; Black; obit page tv p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 8 8 0 0 4 4 Continued from A1 Continued from A1 Continued from A1 C ounty to continue looking at policy for pre-meeting prayers Ross Macbeth c ounty attorneyI nviting litigation is not a good policy. Healthy Families program to continue State funds for police training to be less next year UN: Past decade shows faster warming trend More countries b roke their record temperatures from 2001-10

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, July 5, 2013Page A7 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000458 CENLAR FSB Plaintiff, vs. DIANE M. CREEL, SUNRISE POINT VILLAS, INC., HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, 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 June 20, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: BEGIN AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 21, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 30 EAST AND RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 21, 1,291.53 FEET; THENCE NORTH 18 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 55 SECONDS WEST 170.93 FEET; THENCE NORTH 58 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 55 SECONDS WEST 343.34 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 31 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 05 SECONDS WEST 12.00 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 31 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 05 SECONDS WEST 80.65 FEET; THENCE NORTH 58 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST 49.01 FEET; THENCE NORTH 31 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 05 SECONDS EAST 80.68 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 58 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 55 SECONDS EAST 49.01 FEET OT THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ALSO KNOWN AS PARCEL 8, OF SUNRISE POINT VILLAS UNRECORDED AND BEING A PART OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES HOLIDAY VILLAGE AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 27, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 114 COUNTRY CLUB DR, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the buildIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2011-CA-000027 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CREDIT SUISSE FIRST BOSTON ARMT 2005-11 Plaintiff, v. GRACE MUNOZ; ERNESTO MUNOZ; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(SIS/ARE KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; D efendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 20, 2013, in this cause, I will sell the property situatedi n HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: LOT 17 AND THE EAST 15 FEET OF LOT 16 AND THE WEST 15 FEET OF LOT 18, AND THE EAST 40 FEET OF LOT 14 AND THE WEST 40 FEET OF LOT 20, BLOCK 71, LAKEWOOD TERRACES, SHEET 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 50, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 3413 GOLFVIEW ROAD, SEBRING, FL 33875 at public sale on September 26, 2013, at eleven o'clock a.m., in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, F L 33870-3867, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any. other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 20th day of June, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLER K Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Within two (2 working days of your receipt of this notice, please contact the Court Administration Office at (863 534-4690. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V 885101243 June 28; July 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2011-CA-000006 OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. KIMBERLY M. HALL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KIMBERLY M. HALL; CAROL CATHCART; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CAROL CATHCART; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S HOME AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S SONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: LOT 5, BLOCK 99, PLACID LAKES SECTION 14, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 19, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A -552 Lake August Dr., Lake Placid, FL 33852 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M. on August 21, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 24th day of June, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. 80718-T dcs 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2010-CA-001041 FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. ARTHUR A. BRAND A/K/A ARTHUR A. BRAND, JR.; et al., Defendant(s AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Summary Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded on June 3, 2013 in Civil Case No. 28-2010-CA-001041, o f the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, is the Plaintiff and ARTHUR A. BRAND A/K/A ARTHUR A. BRAND, JR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ARTHUR A. BRAND A/K/A ARTHUR A. BRAND, JR.; AVON PARK LAKES ASSOCIATION; are Defendants. The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, at 11:00 A.M. on the 26th day of July, 2013, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOTS 7238, 7239 AND 7240, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT NO. 23, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 19, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 2350 N SHAMROCK RD, AVON PARK, FL 33825 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. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on July 1, 2013. IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863 534-4686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. CLERK OF THE COURT Robert Germaine By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 1091-1276 July 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 13-000112-GC HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. DAVID M. POTEAT, individually, KATHY L. POTEAT, individually, and THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on June 20, 2013, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described in the attached Exhibit ``A'' at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on July 19, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.: EXHIBIT ``A'' Lot 2, Block 142, NORTHSIDE SUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, pages 32 and 33, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Address: 6602 Old Orchard Avenue, Sebring, FL 33876 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk April 24; May 1, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12000946GCAXMX BANK OF AMERICA, NA Plaintiff, Vs. KARI L. BURNETT; MICHAEL BURNETT A/K/A MIC HAEL W. BURNETT, JR.; FRED ERIKSEN; TIRE MAN INC D/B/A BIG T TIREMAN; ADVENTIST HEALTH SYSTEM/SUNBELT, INC. D/B/A FLORIDA HOSPITAL HEARTLAND; AVON PARK LAKES ASSOCIATION; SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 20, 2013, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the h ighest and best bidder for cash beginning at 11:00 A.M. in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on July 19, 2013, the following described property: LOT 7366 AND 7367, AVON PARK LAKES UNIT 23, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 19, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 2290 N Cochrane Rd, Avon Park, FL 33825 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on June 24, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Of Court (COURT SEAL 12030196 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 12-699-gcs WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. DENNIS C. HESTON; WAUCHULA STATE BANK; BRENDA C. HESTON; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure Sale dated the 20th day of June, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-699gcs, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. is the Plaintiff and DENNIS C. HESTON, WAUCHULA STATE BANK, BRENDA C. HESTON and UNKNOWN TENANT(S ERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 18th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 13, IN BLOCK 6, OF ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES UNIT NO. 7, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 26, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 20th day of June, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp 11-17719 IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 12-652-GCS Division No. Section. ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC. Plaintiff(s vs. YVONNE LOFORTE, et al, Defendant(s RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated June 21, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-652-GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC. is the Plaintiff and YVONNE SUAREZ A/K/A YVONNE LOFORTE; AMAURIS LOFORTE; AND UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TAMMY L. LABRADOR; and UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ALEJANDRA LABRADOR SR; and UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ALEJANDRA LABRADOR JR are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the main entrance of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 23rd day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: L OT 7, BLOCK 7, SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES ACRES, SECTION 27, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 24, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT A PORTION OF LOT 7, BLOCK 7, OF SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES ACRES, SECTION 27, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 24, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 7, THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 52'31 EAST ALONG THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF POLK STREET FOR A DISTANCE OF 165.624 FEET TO THE P OINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 07'54 EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 264.004 FEET, THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 52'31'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 165 FEET TO A POINT ON THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 7, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 07'54 EAST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 7 FOR A DISTANCE OF 264.004 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 7, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 52'31 WEST ALONG THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF POLK STREET FOR A DISTANCE OF 165.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS AND EXCEPT A PORTION OF LOT 7, BLOCK 7, OF SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES ACRES, SECTION 27, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 24, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 7, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 07'18 EAST A DISTANCE OF 435.50 FEET, THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 55'50 EAST A DISTANCE OF 100.076 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 07'54 WEST A DISTANCE OF 435.50 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 52'31 WEST A DISTANCE OF 100.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO AND TOGETHER WITH A 25 FOOT EASEMENT OVER THE EAST 25.00 FEET AND THE SOUTH 35 FEET FOR ROAD ACCESS. INCLUDES A 2001 LIMI MOBILE HOME, SERIAL NUMBER FLA14616038A & FLA14616038B IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHTS TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BEEN TITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORDS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at HIGHLANDS County, Florida, this 21st day of June, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, Clerk HIGHLANDS County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 517333.000311 July 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No.: 11-237 GCS WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF JULY 1, 2006 SECURITIZED ASSET BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC TRUST 2006-FR3 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-FR3, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN SCIACCA, ELEANOR SCIACCA AND UNKNOWN TENANT #1, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 20th, 2013, and entered in Case No. 11-237 GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF JULY 1, 2006 SECURITIZED ASSET BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC TRUST 2006-FR3 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-FR3, is Plaintiff and ELEANOR SCIACCA AND JOHN SCIACCA, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL at 11:00 o'clock A.M. on the 19th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 3, BLOCK ``EE'', SPRING LAKE VILLAGE V, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 23, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. STREET ADDRESS: 625 WOODMONT STREET, SEBRING, FL 33876 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, this 24th day of June, 2013. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk June 28; July 5, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 10001352GCS SUNTRUST BANK Plaintiff, vs. ARMANDO SEGUI; SEGUI MARIA, UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, AND UNKNOWN T ENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in t his cause on June 20, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 16, BLOCK 237 OF SUN N LAKES ESTATES SECTION 18, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 87, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 216 SILVER COURT, 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 Courth ouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on July 19, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 24th day of June, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 327628/1107155/anp June 28; July 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10000917GCAXSX DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES INC., ASSET-BACKED PASST HROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-R8 PLAINTIFF, VS. CAROL A. SALTSGIVER, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 26th day of June, 2013, and entered in Case No. 10000917GCAXSX, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room, 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867 at 11:00 A.M. on the 23rd day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE LAND REFERRED TO IN THIS EXHIBIT IS LOCATED IN THE COUNTY OF HIGHLANDS AND THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN DEED BOOK 1682 AT PAGE 490 AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT 8, OF SUNVIEW ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 15, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. 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 (863l east 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 27th day of June, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of The Circuit Court Robert W. Germaine By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk File #: C27.0921 (Circuit Court Seal July 5, 12, 2013 1050Legals Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads placed under t he Bargain Buys discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. 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C M Y K Page A8News-SunFriday, July 5, 2013www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000939 OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. JAY E. STAMBEK A/K/A JAY STAMBEK, DISCOVER BANK, HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAY E. STAMBEK A/K/A JAY STAMBEK Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed June 20, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 28-2012-CA-000939 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000853 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. CLAUDIA C. VASSILAKOPOULOS; COURTYARDS BLOCK 249 ASSOCIATION, INC.; GEORGE VASSILAKOPOULOS; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure Sale dated the 20th day of June, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2 8-2012-CA-000853, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. is the Plaintiff and CLAUDIA C. VASSILAKOPOULOS; COURTYARDS BLOCK 249 ASSOCIATION, INC., UNKNOWN TENANT and GEORGE VASSILAKOPOULOS and UNKNOWN TENANT(S SION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 18th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN LAND SITUATE IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA, VIZ; THE WEST 1/2 OF LOT 6, BLOCK 249, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 13, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 71, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 20th day of June, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp 12-12396 June 28; July 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C ase No.: 28-2012-CA-000783 Division: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE UNDER POOLING AND SERVICING A GREEMENT DATED AS OF APRIL 1, 2007 SECURITIZED ASSET BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC TRUST 2007-BR2, Plaintiff, v. TIFFANY LYNN HARE; et. al., Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated June 20, 2013, entered in Civil Case No.: 28-2012-CA-000783, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE UNDER POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF APRIL 1, 2007 SECURITIZED ASSET BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC TRUST 2007-BR2, is Plaintiff, and TIFFANY LYNN HARE, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TIFFANY LYNN HARE, UNKNOWN PERSON(S THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, are Defendant(s ROBERT W. GERMAINE, the Clerk of Court shall sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room in the Basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, 33870 on the 21st day of August, 2013, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 47, LESS AND EXCEPT THE NORTHERLY ONE FOOT THEREOF, AND THE WESTERLY 27.05 FEET OF LOT 46, LESS AND EXCEPT THE NORTHERLY ONE FOOT THEREOF, SEBRING SHORES DEVELOPMENT SECTION 3, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 55, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. The property is located at the Street address of: 100 SPRING GARDEN RD, SEBRING, FL 33870 If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on June 20, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL Attorneyfor Plaintiff: Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. 350 Jim Moran Blvd, Suite 100 Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 Telephone: (954 Facsimile: (954 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to p articipate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at not cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (8632 ing days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired call TDD (863 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. July 5, 12, 2013 ing, 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 19, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 24th day of June, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk 327470/1205882/anp June 28; July 5, 2013 1050L egalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404

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INTERVIEWERS WESTATseeks motivated, detail-oriented individuals to work part time on an important study, the National Study of Health-Related Behaviors (NSHB lect information from respondents about tobacco use and its effects on health. Interviewers will show respondents how to collect cheek cells and urine samples using a self-collection kit and coordinate appointments for a b lood sample to be taken by a trained health professional. To learn more about this position and apply, go to www.westat.com/fieldjobs and enter Job ID 6345BR. WESTAT EOE HEALTHY PERSONto sleep in room in home in Sun In Lakes Sebring to assist wife with dressing, bedding & bathroom. Sun. Thurs. 9pm. 6:30am. Call 863-314-0066. CAREGIVER NEEDED Part Time for Avon Park. Must have clean background and driving record 813-737-6706 2100H elp Wanted 2000 EmploymentFOUND DOG6/26, Black & Tan Australian Shepherd mix on N. Ridgewood by The Blue Crab. 863-382-8952 1200L ost & Found 1100Announcements***************************************** H IGHLANDS COUNTY L EGAL NOTICES **************************************** T he following legal notices are from the H ighlands C ounty Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per t heir specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsNOTICE OF DISPOSITION ACCORDING TO THE FLORIDA SELF STORAGE FACILITY ACT THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOCATED AT THE STORAGE PLACE OF AVON PARK, 395 CR 17A WEST, AVON PARK, FL 33825 WILL BE DISPOSED OF ON JULY 23, 2013 AT 10:00 AM. ALL UNITS ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHER WISE STATED. Names and unit numbers are as follows: NAME UNIT NUMBER Leo Harris Adams 342 DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORDS LIEN MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS, UNDER FLORIDA LAW, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE IN CASH. July 5, 12, 2013 1050L egals Notice is hereby given that Downtown Mini Storage LLC will sell at public auction at 195 S. Railroad Ave., Avon Park, Florida 33825 at 1:00 P.M. Saturday 13th July 2013 to the highest bidder. Items held for Juatevin Hicks: Mirror, dresser, headboard, full size bed. Items held for Yamila Escalett: Outdoor storage box, office chair, file cabinet, computer, battery charger, air conditioner, security box, pac-man arcade game, fishing rods, refrigerator, slate pool table, stereo, lamps, shelf, cabinet, boxes of unknown contents. July 5, 7, 2013 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engagein business under the fictitious name of MOLLY'S PLACE CUPCAKES & ICE CREAM located at 210 N. Main Street, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Lake Placid, Florida 33852, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, this 2nd day of July, 2013. Mark Pearman, Kathy Baxter July 5, 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 E lijah 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. Y OU 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 IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-12-000677 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. YANCY GUTIERREZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF YANCY GUTIERREZ; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 19th day of July, 2013, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Aven ue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 14, BLOCK 3, LAKE JOSEPHINE HEIGHTS, S ECOND ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 24th day of June, 2013. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863 least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL June 28; July 5, 2013 pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 24th day of June, 2013. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863 least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak D eputy Clerk (COURT SEAL B&H #294683 July 5, 12, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-12-000573 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC Plaintiff, vs. GEORGE I. SANTOS; AMANDA SANTOS; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 21st day of August, 2013, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 32, BLOCK 50, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECOND TWO, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 34, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282012CA001046 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P. MORGAN M ORTGAGE ACQUISITION TRUST 2007-CH5, ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-CH5 Plaintiff, vs. CHERYL S. MARTZ A/K/A CHERYL MARTZ; SEBRING HILLS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT(S OF CHERYL S. MARTZ A/K/A CHERYL MARTZ; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale dated the 21st day of June, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282012CA001046, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION TRUST 2007-CH5, ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-CH5 is the Plaintiff and CHERYL S. MARTZ A/K/A CHERYL MARTZ, SEBRING HILLS ASSOCIATION, INC. and UNKNOWN TENANT(S POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 26th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 887, OF SEBRING HILLS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate int he court program or service. Dated this 25th day of June, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 11-18245 June 28; July 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000971 SEC.: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, v. ASHLEY N. HILL; GERALD D. ROWE; AND ANY ANDALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING B Y,THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THEHEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, O R OTHER CLAIMANTS; STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 21, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 28-2012-CA-000971 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 19th day of July, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: THE WEST 72 FEET OF LOT 11 OF HEIRING'S SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION OF LOT 8, BLOCK 2, SECTION 23, AND TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 27, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property o wner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proc eeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Office of the Court Administrator 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830 Phone: (863 TDD: (863 DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 24th DAY OF JUNE, 2013. By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA June 28; July 5, 2013 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 23rd day of July, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 20, Block 48, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION TWO, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 34, 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 25th day of June, 2013. ROBERT W. 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C M Y K Page A10News-SunFriday, July 5, 2013www.newssun.com COWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 7/5/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 9 9 3 3 LEUPSCHEN, LAWRENCE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main A; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 9 9 4 4 7 7 5

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C M Y K B y DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comOne step of her collegiate journey is complete, and Amanda Grimaldo is ready for the next. The former, multi-sport Blue Streak standout is fresh off her second year at Gulf Coast State in Panama City, and her second straight strong season as part of the Commodore softball program. Looked upon as a leader during what would be a huge transition year for most programs, Grimaldo certainly proved her leadership on the field in helping Gulf Coast to a top-ranking in the state and second in the nation during the season. e had a team with only three true sophomores that had been with the program, she said. Three transfers came in, 15 new players in all, who didnt know what to expect of Gulf Coast. It was a transition, but we set goals and pushed each other every day in the classroom, the gym and at practice. B y LAUREN WELBORN N ews-Sun correspondentRain rain, go away, the Dixie All-Stars want to play. The summer rains struck again Tuesday night, delaying the Dixie Youth AAA matchup between Avon Park and Okeechobee fort he third time this week. P reviously, the game got underway Monday night, yet it was halted due to wet field conditions and rescheduled for Tuesday night. With only an inning and a half left and with O keechobee trailing by three, the winner of the game would roll into a double header against undefeated Sebring. On the other side of the field, the Ozone boys were slotted for the championship game, only one day behind schedule. This game would have been a competition between Sebring and Lake Placid. H owever, Mother Nature seemed to have other plans in mind. The games were called off once again and rescheduled for Wednesday night at6 p.m., with the hopes of f inally being able to complete the seemingly neverending tournament. And while the weather keeps pushing games back, the Fourth of July holiday is pushing print deadlines for-w ard, with this Friday issue having gone to press Wednesday afternoon. For recap and results of this Dixie tournament action, whenever it gets completed, see the Sundaye dition of the News-Sun. Whoever said Florida is the sunshine state wasnt here this past week. W eve had rain and more rain, some days starting e arly and raining most of the day. For some fishermen, the rain has provided some relief from the hot, humid d ays weve seen for the past month or so, but for others, the threat of lightning and s udden downpours has kept them off the water. T he lakes are filling up quickly, the rains cooling the water and creating new habitats for the bass to explore. But in most of the lakes, the fish have sought heavy cover or deep water and as a result, have been tough to find and catch. Like most area fishermen, Ive been driven off the lakes almost daily due to the storms, but the fish are out there if youre willing to give it a try and you dont mind getting wet. Ive been out on Lake Jackson, Lake Glenada, Lake Josephine and Walk-inWater over the past week or so and most of the fish Ive caught have been in deeper water. In some cases as deep as 22 feet, while other areas in the 8-10 foot range have produced as well. T his time of the year, locating underwater structure is the key. Agood depthfinder, combined with a GPS and a couple of marker buoys are essential if you want to catch fish in deeper water. I f you dont know where the structure is located, s pend some time cruising the lake and watching for underwater blips on the screen. Typically, brushpiles, rockpiles and even sunken boats will show up well on the screen, and in most cases, thats where the fish will be. Underwater humps and holes will also hold fish, as well as deep drop offs, points and bars. Once you locate a promising area, drop a marker buoy and fish the area out. I prefer to start with a Carolina rig which is nothing more than a worm weight (often with rattles about two feet above the hook. I like to use a light J hook, size 1/0, with a floating plastic worm or creature bait. The idea is to cast out over or beyond the structure, allow the bait to sink, and then begin a slow retrieve. This rig allows the weight to dig into the soft sand bottom, creating a disturbance, with the plastic bait trailing a foot or two above the bottom. It can be a very productive tactic when fished properly. Drop-shotting is another useful technique when fishing structure. The technique is pretty simple. Attaching a weight to the e nd of your line, you tie the hook a few feet above the weight and literally fish vertically, jigging the bait up a nd down. This is an extremely effect ive method of locating the d epth of suspending fish. In many cases, the fish will be suspending at different depths in and around the structure. When this happens, the best approach is often a deep diving crankbait. Obviously the challenge with a crankbait that typically has a couple sets of treble hooks is snagging onto the brushpile or structure. Choosing the right crankbait is important since some will dive only a couple of feet while others, with huge lips will dive to 20+ feet and stay there. Choosing the crankbait that will dive to the right depth is far more important than the color of the lure. Square billed cranks can often be more productive since they often have the ability to bounce off the structure as opposed to snagging up on it, but most will not dive as deep as the long billed deep diving cranks. Choosing the right crankbait for the situation will often require numerous SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, July 5, 2013 Page B3 Fishin Around... Don Norton Courtesy photo Harry Ervin with a 6.6-pound bass. Cranks and Worms See FISH, Page B3 News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN The Dixie fields were lonely and wet Tuesday night as both the AAA and Ozone District T ournaments were once again washed away. The old man snoring strikes again Courtesy photo Amanda Grimaldo made the most of her two years at Gulf Coast State, and is now moving on to Stetson University. Grimaldo ready for next step Courtesy photo Matthew Jordon and his daughter Elizabeth,both of Sebring,provided a martial arts demonstration during the Aktion Club meeting in May at Ridge Area Ars workcenter. Elizabeth is also a member of the club. The Jordons will be offering martial arts classes, which will teach students aboutdiscipline. Aktion Club is a civic club for people with disabilities and it meets every third Thursday of the month at Arc. For more details, call 452-1295, ext. 124. Jordons mix it up with Aktion Club See STEP, Page B4

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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. A dditional hours will be added once s chool is out for the summer. Cost is $2 per swimmer, and family passes are available at $50 for first family member and $15 for each additional. Water aerobics are also underway, meeting on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at $2 per class. T hose with a summer pass can take the class for $1 per. Sebring Summer Swim Program The Summer Swim Program will again offer four (4 Each will last two weeks and the swim class meets each weekday, Monday through Friday. The Program will offer eight (8 of instruction: Adult Beginner: Adults Only. For the novice-no experience necessary. Parent and Tot: Water O rientation. Mother/Father must participate with child. (6 months to 2 years of age.) Level I: Introduction to Water Skills. Students first water orientation without M other/Father. Part A--Preschool Aquatics (2-4 years of age) P art B-School Age (4-5 years of age Level II: Fundamental Aquatic S kills. Students do not need Mother/Father in pool. (4-5 years of age. L evel 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 two 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 two sessions will run 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 three 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 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 HopeF oundation. 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 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 scram ble. 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 Williams 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 theirr egistrations at the Lake June Ball Fields every 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 g ame 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 on eof-a-kind, outdoor, regulation-sized court in Lake Placid. The youth currently play basketball o n 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 AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston5134.600 Baltimore4737.5603.5 Tampa Bay4539.5365.5 New York4439.5306 Toronto4142.4949 Central Division WLPctGB Cleveland4538.542 Detroit4438.537.5 Kansas City3842.4755.5 Minnesota3644.4507.5 Chicago3347.41310.5 West Division WLPctGB Oakland4935.583 Texas4835.578.5 Los Angeles4043.4828.5 Seattle3647.43412.5 Houston3054.35719 ___ Tuesdays Games Detroit 7, Toronto 6 Boston 4, San Diego 1 Seattle 9, Texas 2 Chicago White Sox 5, Baltimore 2 Cleveland 6, Kansas City 5 N.Y. Yankees 7, Minnesota 3 Tampa Bay 8, Houston 0 Oakland 8, Chicago Cubs 7 L.A. Angels 5, St. Louis 1 Wednesdays Games Detroit at Toronto, late Baltimore at Chicago White Sox, late San Diego at Boston, late Seattle at Texas, late Cleveland at Kansas City, late N.Y. Yankees at Minnesota, late Tampa Bay at Houston, late Chicago Cubs at Oakland, late St. Louis at L.A. Angels, late Thursdays Games San Diego at Boston, late Baltimore at Chicago White Sox, late Cleveland at Kansas City, late N.Y. Yankees at Minnesota, late Tampa Bay at Houston, late Chicago Cubs at Oakland, late Detroit at Toronto, late Seattle at Texas, late St. Louis at L.A. Angels, late Fridays Games Detroit at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Minnesota at Toronto, 7:05 p.m. Seattle at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Houston at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Oakland at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Boston at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Cabrera, DET32365119.368 Davis, BAL3016099.329 Kendrick, LAA31637102.323 HOME RUNS Davis, BAL31 Cabrera, DET26 Encarnacion, TOR23 Dunn, CHW22 RUNSBATTEDIN Cabrera, DET85 Davis, BAL80 Encarnacion, TOR66 Fielder, DET63 WON-LOST Scherzer, DET12-0 Colon, OAK11-2 Moore, TB11-3 Tillman, BAL10-2 STRIKEOUTS Darvish, TEX151 Scherzer, DET131 Masterson, CLE125 Hernandez, SEA123 SAVES J. Johnson, BAL28 Nathan, TEX27 Rivera, NYY27 Reed, CHW22NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta4934.590 Washington4241.5067 Philadelphia4044.4769.5 New York3545.43812.5 Miami3052.36618.5 Central Division WLPctGB Pittsburgh5131.622 St. Louis4933.5982 Cincinnati4836.5714 Chicago3546.43215.5 Milwaukee3349.40218 West Division WLPctGB Arizona4241.506 Colorado4143.4881.5 San Diego4044.4762.5 Los Angeles3943.4762.5 San Francisco3944.4703 ___ Tuesdays Games Milwaukee 4, Washington 0 Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 1 N.Y. Mets 9, Arizona 1 Atlanta 11, Miami 3 Boston 4, San Diego 1 Cincinnati 3, San Francisco 0 L.A. Dodgers 8, Colorado 0 Oakland 8, Chicago Cubs 7 L.A. Angels 5, St. Louis 1 Wednesdays Games Milwaukee at Washington, late Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, late Arizona at N.Y. Mets, late Miami at Atlanta, late San Diego at Boston, late San Francisco at Cincinnati, late L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, late Chicago Cubs at Oakland, late St. Louis at L.A. Angels, late Thursdays Games Milwaukee at Washington, late Arizona at N.Y. Mets, late San Francisco at Cincinnati, late Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, late San Diego at Boston, late Chicago Cubs at Oakland, late Miami at Atlanta, late L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, late St. Louis at L.A. Angels, late Fridays Games Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 4:05 p.m. San Diego at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Atlanta at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Seattle at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. New York Mets at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Miami at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Colorado at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Molina, STL29435102.347 Cuddyer, COL2483884.339 Segura, MIL32646106.325 Votto, CIN31458102.325 HOME RUNS Gonzalez, COL22 Brown, PHL21 Goldschmidt, ARI20 Alvarez, PIT20 RUNS BATTED IN Goldschmidt, ARI69 Phillips, CIN63 Craig, STL63 Gonzalez, COL60 WON-LOST Zimmermann, WAS12-3 Wainwright, STL11-5 Lynn, STL10-3 Corbin, ARI9-1 STRIKEOUTS Harvey, NYM132 Kershaw, LAD126 Samardzija, CHC120 Lee, PHL115 SAVES Grilli, PIT27 Kimbrel, ATL23 Soriano, WAS21 Mujica, STL21NATIONAL CONFERENCECentral Division WLTPctPFPA Chicago860.571776750 San Antonio860.571607675 Iowa690.400700719 West Division WLTPctPFPA x-Arizona1220.857914660 Spokane1040.714935734 San Jose1040.714785717 Utah590.357705769AMERICAN CONFERENCESouth Division WLTPctPFPA x-Jacksonville1050.667791728 Tampa Bay770.500787749 Orlando590.357721800 New Orleans4100.286637812 Eastern Division WLTPctPFPA y-Philadelphia950.643832689 Pittsburgh3110.214557767 Cleveland2120.143633811 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division ___ Saturdays Games Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Arizona at Orlando, 7 p.m. Chicago at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Spokane at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at Utah, 9 p.m. San Antonio at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Atlanta101.909 Chicago74.6363 New York55.5004.5 Washington56.4555 Connecticut37.3006.5 Indiana37.3006.5WESTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Minnesota73.700 Phoenix84.667 Los Angeles64.6001 Seattle56.4552.5 San Antonio37.3004 Tulsa311.2146 ___ Tuesdays Games Connecticut 88, Tulsa 69 Seattle 69, Chicago 60 Phoenix 94, New York 87 Los Angeles 96, Minnesota 66 Wednesdays Games No games scheduled Thursdays Games New York at Los Angeles, late Fridays Games No games scheduledBASEBALLMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLSuspended Detroit RHP Rick Porcello six games for hitting Tampa Bays Ben Zobrist with a pitch. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLESOptioned C Steve Clevenger to Norfolk (IL Reinstated OF Nolan Reimold from the 15-day DL. CHICAGO WHITE SOXNamed Jim Thome special assistant to the general manager. DETROIT TIGERSOptioned C Bryan Holaday to Toledo (IL Alex Avila from the 15-day DL. Sent RHP Anibal Sanchez to Lakeland (FSL for a rehab assignment. HOUSTON ASTROSOptioned RHP Hector Ambriz to Oklahoma City (PCL Recalled LHP Brett Oberholtzer from Oklahoma City. MINNESOTA TWINSPlaced OF Josh Willingham on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Reinstated OF Aaron Hicks from the 15-day DL. NEW YORK YANKEESSent 3B Alex Rodriguez to Charleston (SAL rehab assignment. TAMPA BAY RAYSAgreed to terms with RHP Ramon Ramirez and RHP Ryne Stanek on minor league contracts. Optioned INF Ryan Roberts to Durham (IL the 15-day DL. National League CHICAGO CUBSTraded RHP Scott Feldman and C Steve Clevenger to Baltimore for RHPs Jake Arrieta and Pedro Strop and two international signing bonus slots. Optioned Arrieta to Iowa (PCLraded RHP Carlos Marmol to the L.A. Dodgers for RHP Matt Guerrier. Traded INF Ronald Torreyes to Houston for two international signing bonus slots. Placed OF Ryan Sweeney on the 60-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Recalled OF Dave Sappelt and LHP Chris Rusin from Iowa (PCL COLORADO ROCKIESPlaced OF Dexter Fowler on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 26. Reinstated RHP Edgmer Escalona from the 15-day DL. MIAMI MARLINSOptioned OF Jordan Brown to New Orleans (PCL 2B Donovan Solano from New Orleans. MILWAUKEE BREWERSAgreed to terms with SSs Henry Correa and Franly Mallen, C Johel Atencio, RHP Nelson Hernandez and OF Nicolas Pierre on minor league contracts. SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD B B O O X X I I N N G G F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p . m m . Alexander Brand vs. Andre Dirrell. . E E S S P P N N 2 2T T E E N N N N I I S S F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 8 8 a a . m m . Wimbledon, Mens Semifinals . . . . . . . . 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C M Y K Lake June WestA Mixed Scramble was played on Thursday, June 27. Ken Rowen, Mario Cappelletti and Larry and Chris Heath took the win with a 57 ahead of a pair of second-place 59s. The team of Dick Denhart, Norm Grubbs and Charlotte Mathew came in with one of those 59s, which was matched by Sue and John Ruffo, Joanne McGill and Don Boulton. Mathew had closest to the pin for the women, getting to 25 feet from No. 8. Grubbs was closest among the men, getting to 15-feet, 5-inces from No. 2. The Mens League played on Wednesday, June 26, and saw the trio of Dick Denhart, D on Boulton and Norm Grubbs eke out a one-stroke win with a 42. Paul Martin, Bill Fowler, Dick Reaney and Fred Neer nearly caught them with a 43, while Joe Swartz, Maio Cappelletti, Larry H eath and John Ruffo were a bit further back with a 50. For closest to the pin, Heath got to 5-feet, 2 -inches from No. 2, Neer to 9-feet, 9-inches from No. 4 and Grubbs to 6-feet, 1-inch f rom No. 8.River GreensThe Golfettes took to the course on Tuesday, June 25, with Jody Ethun, Dee P aul, Barb Plunkett and Kay Conkle teaming up to score a 122 for the win. A Mens Day event was played on Saturday, June 22. Clay Davis, Jim Cercy and Lefty St. Pierre won with a -31, while Cliff Steele, Joe Graf and Ron Jensen were one back at -30. Getting closest t o the pin on the day were Russ Rudd at both No. 3, 4-feet, 6 1/2inches, and No. 17, 12-feet, 1/4inch. Steele was 4feet away from No. 5 and Davis was 5-feet, 6inches from No. 12. A Ladies ProAm was played on Thursday, June 20. The team of Sally Dwerak, Kay Conkle and Elaine Kepplerg ot a win with +5 1/2 points. Individually, P at Graf and Conkle both totaled +1 and Karen Speaker came in even. A Mens Pro-Am was played on Wednesday, June 19. Don Ethun, Neil Purcell and Lefty St. P ierre won the team portion of the event with +8 1/2, over the +4 totaled by Gil Heier, Cecil Lemons, Al Farrell and Dick McClay. Lemons won A Flight, individually, with +3 1/2 and St. Pierre won B Flight with +5 1/2. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, July 5, 2013Page B3 attempts with different sized baits. But once you get a strike, or catch a fish, you can be pretty confident that youve found the depth the fish are holding at. Spinnerbaits can also be effective this time of the year in deeper water. Many fishermen think of a spinnerbait as a shallow water lure but usedp roperly in deep water, it c an often be more effective than a crankbait or plastic worm. The key to fishing a spinnerbait in deep water is to allow it to sink and then use a stop and go retrieve. T his allows the bait to rise up and away from the bottom, only to stop, flutter and fall before being retrieved again. Bass will typically strike the bait as it falls. I was out on Lake Glenada the other day when I ran into Harry and Josey Ervin. I had seen them out on the lake fishing the ridgea nd after fishing the mouth of the small inlet, Harry came by to show me a nice bass hed justc aught on a crankbait in 10 feet of water. I snapped a picture of the 6.6 lb bass as Harry r eleased it back into the lake as we compared n otes on what and where the fish were most active. The Ervins fish Lake Glenada quite a bit and Harrys got quite a log o f big bass hes caught in this lake. Shortly after going our own way, I caught and released two nice threepound bass on a similar crankbait in eight feet of water. The fish looked very healthy, and as often is the case, were very light colored indicating their preference for the deeper water. T he rains are going to be here for awhile, so if you want to get out and c atch some fish, be sure to take your rainsuit and watch out for lightning. Paul Tardiff and I will be starting our Wednesday morning bass tournaments next week so if you have the time, come out and join us. For more information c all Paul at 863-2734 062, or give me a call at 863-273-4998. Hope to see you there! 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 r od building company approp riately named The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 863-2734998 or by email at donort on13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. Continued from B1 Fish going deep with week of rain Special to the News-SunL AKE PLACID The Dr. Tom McDonald Caladium Festival 5k race honors the memory of a local, internationally ranked, runner who had the vision to begin this race as a part of the Caladium Festival, and once again have a 5k event in Lake Placid. Starting time for the 2013 race is 7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 27. Runners will meet at First Presbyterian Church, 117 N. Oak Ave. Registration forms are available at both the Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce and First Presbyterian Church offices. They may also be downloaded from the websites www.lpfla.com or www.fpclp.com. Entry fee is $20 through July 19 and $30 from July 20 through race day. Forms may be turned into the church office at 118 N. Oak Ave. or may be mailed to P.O. Box 326, Lake Placid, FL33862. From 4-6:30 p.m. Friday, J uly 26 a dine-in or take-out p asta dinner will be held. Cost of the meal is $8 and tickets can be purchased at the church office. All net proceeds will benefit Samaritans Touch Care Center. There will be a concert following the dinner at 7 p.m. in the church Sanctuary, where donations will also be accepted for STCC. Awards for the race acknowledge first place overall for men and women, as well as first place Masters Division (40-plus female. Custom medals for first through third place in each five-year age division, male and female, will also be awarded. Those wishing to participate as walkers are certainly welcome as well. New this year will be chip tabulation of results. The race is sponsored by the Lake Placid Christian Ministerial Association and benefits Samaritans Touch Care Center, Lake Placid. STCC provides free compreh ensive primary and speciali zed health care to medically underserved patients whose income is at or below 200 percent of the Federal poverty guidelines and who have no health insurance of any kind. These services are offered free of charge as part of the ongoing healing ministry of Jesus Christ. STCC, Sebring has been providing life saving services since May 2007. The ministry of STCC has been saving lives and enriching the health of hundreds of patients in Highlands County. The doors opened in Lake Placid to receive applications and begin the process of qualifying patients, as well as assessing their needs on July 11, 2011. The Lake Placid facility is at 300 W. Interlake Blvd. Samaritans Touch Lake Placid is primarily dependent on volunteers to offer these services, which include helping patients to make use of the prescription assistance p rogram for their medications. Controlling blood pressure and diabetes are two of the primary offerings that make a huge difference in a persons health, while doing so as cost-efficiently as possible. There are opportunities for volunteers with or without medical experience, and applications to volunteer are also available at the care center. A number of local churches and businesses have provided wonderful support for the Dr. Tom McDonald Caladium Festival 5k over the years. Funds for this years event are greatly needed for treati ng patients. New sponsors are welcome to join in the support of the race and Samaritans Touch Care Center. For more information on sponsorship, call 4652742. There will be no sign ups after 7 a.m. on race day. LP Christian Ministerial Association hosts 5K race to benefit Samaritans Touch Care Center Associated PressHOUSTON Tampa Bays Evan Longoria returned to the lineup Tuesday after missing three straight games with plantar fasciitis in his right foot. The All-Star third baseman was Tampa Bays designated hitter against Houston as he continued to struggle with the condition. Manager Joe Maddon says he did some early work on Tuesday before deciding if he could play and that for right now he feels pretty good. Maddon isnt sure when hell be able to play third base again, saying: you dont want him standing there all game and having that become even more flared up or aggravated. L ongoria, who played in all 80 of Tampa Bays game before the injury, entered Tuesday hitting .298 with a team-leading 17 homers and 47 RBIs. Rays Longoria back in lineup

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C M Y K Page B4News-SunFriday, July 5, 2013w ww.newssun.com c elebrate freedom; 5.542"; 8"; Black plus three; process, celebrate freedom; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 8 8 3 3 7 7 biz spotlight; 5.542"; 8"; Black plus three; process, heartland biz spotlig; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 swamp buggy; 5.542"; 5"; Black plus three; process, swamp buggy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 They must have, as the team went 43-13 on the regular season, 12-4 in Panhandle Conference play which netted them the conference title. Various minor injuries prevented Grimaldo from playing the full schedule, but in 53 games for the Commodores, she batted .372 with an on base percentage of .464 and slugging percentage of .581. S he scored 54 runs, belted 1 4 doubles, two triples and six home runs to go with 38 RBI. Her on base percentage was helped by her keen eye drawing 19 walks and the willingness to take one for the team as she was hit by a p itch 13 times. Grimaldo also had a mere 10 strike outs on the season. Riding high all season, the state tournament brought about a bitter end as the prohibitive favorites were stunned in the opening round by South Florida State College and then bounced in the next round by conference rival Northwest Florida State. We fell short of our main goal, winning state, but considering all we went through, we did win conference and succeeded in a lot of other aspects, she said. We also had nine of our players named first or second-team All State. G rimaldo herself was named to the first team. But with her two-year stint complete, she looks back on this first step taken. My time at Gulf Coast really helped me grow and find who I am as a person and a player, she said. Going eight hours away from home really gave me a lot of independence and helped me mature. lot of people want to go straight into a Division I program, but Jucos really help you adjust to what college life as an athlete is going to be like before youg et to the next big step, Grimaldo continued. And the academics there were great as well, with small classroom sizes and teachers who really want to help you succeed. Alot of my teach-e rs asked for schedules so they could come to our games and keep up with us. It was really awesome to have that support from our faculty And while succeeding in softball is nothing new, her time at Gulf Coast certainly helped her make some gains. As a player, Gulf Coast helped me a lot with dedication, putting in the extra time and trying things I hadt tried before, like leading off, playing different positions, she said. I became a much better player and got a new understanding for competition, leadership, responsibility and time management. I t sure sounds like G rimaldo took full advantage of all aspects of the opportunity, and is moret han ready to take the next step to Stetson University. s obviously a bigger program and Im ready for it, she said. I look forward to the new challenges and competition at that level of play to make me an even better person and player And while the distance from home provided itsbenefit at the start, the move closer to home for the next two years is something Grimaldo relishes now. Ill be just two hours from home, so I look forward to being able to have my family at a lot of my games, she said. I just cannot wait to be a part of the Stetson family Abig step successfully t aken, with more assuredly to come. Continued from B1 Courtesy photo Her usual smooth and steady self in the field, Amanda Grimaldo was also her normal self with the bat in putting up outstanding numbers for Gulf Coast State this past season. Step one complete, now on to Stetson for Amanda Grimaldo Courtsey photo T he Sebring Elks 1529 proudly sponsors a Dixie league baseball team. This year the E lk Team coached by Hector Rivera won the championship. Pictured here are the Elk members who were present to cheer the team on to victory. From left are Judy Hanson, Angie Green, Stormy Thompson, George and Darlene Quel, Ronna and Jim Mason, Paul Danelutti and Pearl Williams. Sebring Elks show support in Dixie Find hundreds of local cars in Highlands County. Centralfloridawheels.com

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C M Y K By MIKE STOBBE APMedical WriterATLANTA Overdose deaths in the U.S. are rising fastest among middle-agedw omen, and their drug of choice is usually prescription painkillers, the government reported Tuesday. Mothers, wives, sisters a nd daughters are dying at rates that we have never seen before, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,w hich compiled the data. The female overdose p roblem is one of the few health issues the CDC is working on that are clearlyg etting worse, he added. For many decades, the o verwhelming majority of U.S. overdose deaths were men killed by heroin or cocaine. But by 2010, 40 percent were women m ost of them middle-aged women who took prescript ion painkillers. Skyrocketing female overdose death rates are closelyt ied to a boom in the overall use of prescribed painkillers. T he new report is the CDCs first to spotlight how the death trend has been mored ramatic among women. The CDC found that the number and rate of prescript ion painkiller overdose deaths among females i ncreased about fivefold 1999 to 2010. Among men, such deaths rose about 3 1/2 times. Overall, more men still d ie from overdoses of painkillers and other drugs; there were about 23,000 such deaths in 2010, compared with about 15,300 for women. Men tend to take m ore risks with drugs than women, and often are more prone to the kind of workplace injuries that lead to their being prescribedp ainkillers in the first place, experts say. But the gap has been narrowing dramatically. Studies suggest that w omen are more likely to have chronic pain, to be prescribed higher doses, and to use pain drugs longer than men. Some research suggests women may be more likelyt han men to doctor shop a nd get pain pills from several physicians, CDC officials said. But many doctors may not recognize these facts aboutw omen, said John Eadie, director of a Brandeis University program that tracks prescription-drug monitoring efforts across theU nited States. The report highlights the need for a mindset change by doctors, who have traditionally thought of drug abuse as a mens problem,h e said. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, July 5, 2013Page B5 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 MOBILITY EXPRESS; 3.639"; 6"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 9 9 9 9 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 8 8 0 0 1 1 L AKELAND COMFORT SHOES; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 7/3,5; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 9 9 7 7 9 9 D earPharmacist: I use hydrocortisone cream for my bug bites. It works, but is there something else to manage this or the pain andi tch? Me and my kids get bit frequently and I dont l ike the idea of taking a bathin chemical creams. K.K., Tulsa, Okla. A nswer: I have other bath ideas to share with y ou. What you do for a bug bite depends on the type of critter. For example, bites f rom bees, wasps, yellow jackets and fire ants are the most common. Unless youre highly allergic, these bites can be treated ath ome. Bites from scorpions and certain spiders often require medical attention. Bites from ticks (if youre lucky enough to see it,b ecause you wont feel it) should be treated with pres cribed antibiotics for at least four weeks. L et me keep it simple today. Pharmacists like hydrocortisone cream because it works quickly, controls the itch, pain,s welling and redness. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream may help in this regard too. Lidocaine, or numbing sprays providey et another option to minimize pain. Here are other potential solutions: Ice pack The cold takes down swelling and pain. Baking Soda Right after you get bit, make a paste using baking soda and w ater, add in meat tenderizer if you have it. Wash the paste and reapply every 15 m inutes for about an hour. It helps with pain, itch and redness. The meat tenderizer neutralizes venom injected into you by the bug. Ibuprofen or acetaminophen Over-the-counter medications that temporarily control pain. Oral antihistamines B enadryl (diphenhydramine) is often used to c ontrol full-body itching. Dont say I didnt warn you( yawn); this stuff can knock you out. No driving! Toothpaste Fluoride in toothpaste seems to calm the sting. Essential oils Lavender oil is soothing and acts as a natural antiinflammatory and antivenom aid. Peppermint oila nd lavender both reduce risk of infection. Tea Tree oil may disinfect the area. These oils may sting if you apply undiluted. For some, a 50/50 mix with a carrier oil, like olive or coconut might be better. You can put essential oils in y our bath. Speaking of b aths... Peroxide and Epsom Salts Dump the whole four-pound bag of Epsom salts in warm (not hot water, along with a pint (or two) of hydrogen peroxide.T his home remedy has anecdotal evidence; its a v ery strong detoxifying b ath and might cause an unpleasant Herxheimer r eaction the first few times, s o get your doctors blessings. Its not right for everyone. Aveeno Oatmeal This i s 100 percent Colloidal Oatmeal that helps to control itching; you pour thef lakes under the faucet of your bath and soak in it. Think thats weird? Its not, compared to what I say next. Preparation H Hemorrhoidal Cream It contains pramoxine, which controls pain. Chiggerex Chiggers are immature mites and note asily seen. Their itch is diabolic, compared to their microscopic size!C higgerex is sold at pharmacies and brings quick relief. 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 t reat, diagnose or cure your c ondition. Bug bite remedies Healthy Living Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Metro There are several natural ways to help ease the itching from insect bites. Special to the News-SunComprehensive Homecare plans the following community outreach events for the coming week: July 8:8 a.m. Health Fair, Hammock Estates, Hammock Road, Sebring. July 9: 7:30 a.m. Health Fair, Lakeside Gardens, C.R. 621, Lake Placid; 9 a.m. Health Fair, Herons Landing, Herons Landing Lane, Lake Placid; 12:30 p.m. Health Fair, Groves, behind Sebring Diner, U.S. 27, Sebring. July 10: 8 a.m. Health Fair, Neiberts, U.S. 98, Lake Placid; 9 a.m. Health Fair, Palm Estates, U.S. 98, Lorida. July 11: 9 a.m. Health Fair, Maranantha, Coping with Transitions, Arbuckle Creek Road; 10:30 a.m. Caregivers support group, Balmoral Assisted Living, Lake Placid; 1 p.m. Caregivers support group, Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community, Sun N Lake Boulevard, Sebring Facility.First aid, CPRclasses plannedLAKEPLACID The Lake Placid Police Departments next free first aid class will be held July 17 at 5:30 p.m. ACPR class will be held at 5:30 p.m. on July 16. Private classes for medical offices and businesses are offered. For more information, call 699-3757 or visit www.lppd.com/ Outreach events planned Drug overdose deaths spike among middle-aged women News-Sun classified ads get results! Call 314-9876

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C M Y K Page B6News-SunFriday, July 5, 2013www.newssun.com P P l l a a c c e e s s t t o o W W o o r r s s h h i i p p i i s s a a p p a a i i d d a a d d v v e e r r t t i i s s e e m m e e n n t t i i n n t t h h e e N N e e w w s s S S u u n n t t h h a a t t i i s s p p u u b b l l i i s s h h e e d d F F r r i i d d a a y y a a n n d d S S u u n n d d a a y y . T T o o f f i i n n d d o o u u t t m m o o r r e e i i n n f f o o r r m m a a t t i i o o n n o o n n h h o o w w t t o o p p l l a a c c e e a a l l i i s s t t i i n n g g i i n n t t h h i i s s d d i i r r e e c c t t o o r r y y , c c a a l l l l t t h h e e N N e e w w s s S S u u n n a a t t 3 3 8 8 5 5 6 6 1 1 5 5 5 5 , e e x x t t . 5 5 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. Rev. Matthew D. Crawford, senior 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 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 ChurchSEBRING Deacon David Thoresens sermon on Sunday will be based on Luke 10:1-11, 16-20.E veryone is invited to a church picnic following the morning worship service to celebrate the Fourth of July. Invite your family and friends. Meat (hot dogs and ham-b urgers) will be provided; bring a dish to share.Christ Lutheran ChurchAVON PARK Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled The Tumult and the Whisper. C hrist Lutheran Church is at 1320 County Road 64, east of the Avon Park High School past thef our-way stop sign. For more information call 471-2663 or search online atc hristlutheranavonpark.org. Christian Training Church S EBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message t itled An Overhanging Event at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study will not meet in July. Church of Buttonwood BaySEBRING Pastor Cecil Hess is b eginning a series on questions from the Bible titled Who is the Lord, that Ishould obey him? asked by Pharoah to Moses. The Church of Buttonwood Bay m eets in the clubhouse on U.S. 27, four miles south of Highlands Regional Medical Center. Call 3821737 for details.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the sermon, Freedom Comes In All Forms, on Sunday.S cripture will be from 2 Kings 5:114. T he church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Roado r visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Baptist ChurchLAKE PLACID Pastor Bill C ole will preach Freedom! from John 8:36. Sunday evening, he will preach The Best Place to Meet Shady Women continuing in his series The Other Gospel from John 4:1-26. The pastors sermons are now on t he website, check www.faithbaptistchurchLP.com. For further information on Faith Baptist, call the church office at 465-0060.First Christian ChurchS EBRING The pastors sermon Sunday will be titled The People Refuse to Believe from Matthew 13:53-58. Assisting the pastor during the Communion service will beE lder Linda Ellis and Elder Emeritus Dick Asmussen. Deacons for the day are Roger S ands, Carol Graves. Servers for the day will be Michelle Hare and Nelson Hare. Greeting the congre-g ation will be Richard Neff. Acolyte for the day is Brittania W hite.First Presbyterian of Avon ParkA VON PARK On Sunday, Rev. Pat Williams will be the guest speaker. His sermon is titled Bookends Part I Truth or C onsequences. The adult Sunday school class has been viewing videos sponsored by Focus on the Family. These videos are narrated by Ray VanderL aan and filmed on location. Sundays video is titled AWell Watered Garden filmed in Jerusalem. Special music will be provided b y Mary Ann Fleagle on piano and Cheryl Sanders on organ playing Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee. Holy Communion will be observed during the worship serv-i ce. Members are asked to bring non-perishable items for the Church Service Center. On Monday, the Action Crew will meet at 7 p.m. On Tuesday, the Deacons will meet at 6 p.m. T he church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two entrances on Lagrand S treet). For questions, call 4533242 or check the website avonparkapchurch.com.Grace Pointe MinistriesS EBRING Grace Pointe Ministries meets at 200 Lark Ave., S ebring Hills Association Clubhouse. Tuesday home Bible study series continues Messiah: Shadow To I mage. Then I said, Here I am, I have come ... it is written about me in the scroll. Hebrews 10:7. Call 658-2534 for directions and more information. S unday morning the Experience the Summer series continues with What Comes After After The Anointing?. There is a dimension in God that goes beyond what isc ommonly called The Anointing. Find out how you can live and flow in that dimension. Ustream available of all services. The churchs website is atw ww.gracepointeministries.net/.H eartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted M oores sermon this week will be Ive Gotta be Free with scripture f rom Deuteronomy 8:6-14 Communion is offered during the service week. The service willi nclude Beverly and David Knuske singing God Bless America and M ariyln Krug reading th of July. Vacation Bible School is set for July 29-Aug. 2. Church News Continued on B8

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, July 5, 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. M idweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. S unday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. Church o ffice 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. Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (863 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 fell owship time. Child care and childrens c hurch are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Office Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ h otmail.com Web site: w ww.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. 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, primetimers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and AfterSchool 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 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 f our-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: 3853232. 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 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 S ervice, 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 , 3 725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSorship a t 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, Avon Park. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m.;S unday 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; 4655253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots Pre-School 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. NonTraditional 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 Preschool, 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 Road17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. A nursery and childrens church are p rovided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadowni ng@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 , 1 48 E. Interlake B lvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863655-9163. The place of your Divinea ppointment. 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 h ave longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction youh ave been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for so long e mpowerment 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 G il 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 G athering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; W ednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. w ww.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 L ives, 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 s tudy and prayer. Children classes are available for all services. Ministries for youth, men and women are held througho ut the month. Please attend these Spiritfilled services. Moving Forward in Unity. C hurch 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. N N e e w w B B e e g g i i n n n n i i n n g g s s 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 meeting at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor Gary Kindle. Bible study every Sunday, 9 a.m. Blended Church Service, 10:15 a.m. Phone (863 beginningschurchofsebring.com Begin your week with us. 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, 338722113. 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; em ail: 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. T he Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. S unday 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. thirdT hursday. Be a part of a warm, caring c hurch family with traditional services, foll owing 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 P oinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. 3850 107. 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), 3:30-6:30 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 , w ww.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., Avon Park. 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 meeting7 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; 3852438. 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 Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863vices: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:10-1p.m.; P rimary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8 :20 p.m. Scouts: first and third W ednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 811 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 , 1 05 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 F LC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 a nd 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth F ellowship 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. L ake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. (863 4 53-3759, Devon Jarrett, Pastor. Sunday S chool 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. Tim Haas, 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 Christ-centered 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, 4650313. 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 382-1736. 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 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 all-inclusive. Were at the corner of Hammock and Hope. Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999; sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP Religion New pastor at Memorial United Methodist ChurchL AKE PLACID Memorial United Methodist Church is blessed to have been appointed a new senior pastor, Rev. Tim Haas. Haas was born in Iowa, and moved to Alabama when he was 2. He went to college at the University of Montevallo, just south of Birmingham, where he met his wife, Phyllis. They have two girls who are now adults. The oldest, Terri, willb e entering seminary at Boston U niversity in the fall and the y oungest, Kelli, does computer work at home so that she can be with their two grandchildren, N icky (125 they get home from school. H aas was called by God into the o rdained ministry once they moved t o Florida. He attended seminary at Candler, School of Theology inA tlanta. He has served as the associate pastor at Sanford First United Methodist Church for two years,F lagler Beach UMC for 10 years, F irst UMC in New Port Richey for n ine years and is just finishing up f our years at Keystone UMC in Odessa. H e and Phyllis are honored to be c alled by God to serve at Memorial UMC in Lake Placid. This will be his first Sunday at Memorial. A Pounding Party to welcome them will take place at noon Sunday, July 14 with a potluck lunch.St. John UMC prepares for Vacation Bible SchoolSEBRING Operation Overboard: Dare to Go Deep with G od is an opportunity for all children to dive into fun at St. John U nited Methodist Church Vacation B ible School. The free adventure r uns from 9 a.m. to noon MondayFriday, July 22-26. T here will be Bible fun, creative crafts, hands-on mission work, water science and great music. T o enroll, call Gwen Clark at 835-1233 or visit the church webs ite at stjohnsebring.org. The church is at 3214 Grand Prix Drive ( just behind Walmart). Upward Bound at First Presbyterian ChurchLAKE PLACID From July 1519 gear up for a fantastic week of challenge and adventure. Upward Bound takes young backpackers 4 years of age through fifth gradeo n a Vacation Bible School trek of fun and discovery following Jesus rugged and radical ascent to the Kingdom of God. Trained, caring guides at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Placid will use Bible stories and scripture, crafts, recreation and Trail Treats to create an exciting summertime experience. To register, call 465-2742 or stop by the church office. FirstP resbyterian Church is at 118 N. Oak Ave. VBS T-shirts will be a vailable for $5, so preregister to m ake sure your childs size is available. Meeting set to learn more about homeschoolingSEBRING An information meeting is set for 6 p.m. Thursday,J uly 25 for those interested in l earning more about a new homes chool-based community. The meeting will be held at Grace Bible Church. C lassical Conversations of Sebring is a local, Christian classic al home education community c ommitted to knowing God and m aking Him known. Structure, accountability, friendship and sup-p ort will be provided for likeminded families on their home e ducation journey. The mission of Classical Conversations is to assist parents in their endeavor to give their children the knowledge of God, the understanding of who Hei s, and the wisdom to obey Him. Due to the uniqueness of Classical Conversations, it is important to understand it is not a school. It is strictly a service top arents who want guidance in using a challenging Christian, classical curriculum and an opportunity for their students to practice their rhetorical skills while receivingt utoring in difficult subject areas. Classical Conversations communities exist to complement a homecentered education and connect participants with like-minded families. Each community is facilitatedb y a trained parent-director, and classes are led by trained parentt utors who model the classical tools of learning. Tutors have the Continued on B8 Religion Snapshots

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C M Y K privilege of encouraging stud ents toward becoming lifelong learners while also encouraging parents in the c lassical teaching of their children. Grace Bible Church is at 4453 Thunderbird Road. For information, contactF oundations/Essential Director Alison Schewe at 368-0355 or Challenge A Director Nikki Fillie at 3817475, or email ccofse-b ring@gmail.com. More information can also be f ound on the Internet at www.ccofsebring.com orl ook up Classical Conversations of Sebring Florida on Facebook.St. Agnes welcomes WalkerSEBRING The Rev. Scott Walker has been called to be the next Rector of St.A gnes Episcopal Church in Sebring. Walker is a graduate of Southern Methodist, Baylor University and Nashotah House. He has served as Priest in Charge of St. Alban's in Tokyo, Japan and has also taught in Tokyo. It is Tokyo where he met his wife, Akemi. The couple have a daughter, Raphaela. The Walkers anticipate moving to Sebring in July. He has begun his new ministry here.Bethel Baptist Church plans VBSLAKE PLACID Bethel Baptist Church, 216 E. Park St., will have Vacation Bible School from 10 a.m. to noon July 15-19. This years program is called Cross Training: Focus on the Finish. Boys and girls ages 4-12 are welcome to attend. There will be puppet skits, exciting missionary and Bible stories, and yummy snacks. VBS will close with a program at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 21. Admission is free. Brother Luke Knickerbocker will be the main speaker. He is the former pastor and is now a miss ionary to Nepal. Pastor John Hankins welcomes the children. Form ore information, call the church office at 633-9294.Gulf State Quartet plays at Leisure Lakes BaptistLAKE PLACID The Gulf State Quartet will play and sing Sunday during serv-i ce at Leisure Lakes Baptist Church of Lake Plaicd, as a part of the churchs 20th anniversary. The church first met at the 4-H camp on Cloverleaf Road, moving into the cur-r ent building for its first service on July 4, 1993. The c hurch was started as a mission of First Baptist Church of Placid Lakes. Also during Sundays service, a walk down memo-r y lane will feature the founding pastor, the Rev. Jack White. Following the morning service an old-fashion picnicf eaturing hamburgers and hotdogs with all the trimmings will be served in the fellowship hall. All are welcome. Former members and friends are especially invited. The church is at the western end of Lake June. From U.S. 27 take Lake June Road to Miller, turning north on W ildflower. For further information, contact the church office at 699-0671.The Church of the Way plans VBSSEBRING The Church o f the Way, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, invites all kindergarten through fifthgrade children to the Vacation Bible School/5 DayC lub planned for MondayFriday, July 8-12. Aclubhouse was built just for the occasion. Daily activities include Bible stories, crafts, Fascar Rally, missionary stories and snackt ime. Registration will be at 8 :30 a.m. Monday.Sebring Parkway church of Christ offers VBSSEBRING Join the folks at Sebring Parkway church of Christ for its Vacation Bible School at the CountyF air. Its a Blue Ribbon Life, a Study of the Fruit of the Spirit, from 6:30-8 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday, July 14-17. There will be classes for all ages including adults. Call 385-7443 for information or to pre-register. The church is at 3800 Sebring Parkway. Page B8News-SunFriday, July 5, 2013www.newssun.com MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 3.639"; 3"; Black; tv p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 8 8 0 0 2 2 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; tv p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 8 8 0 0 3 3 D R. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 7/3,5; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 9 9 6 6 6 6 T he church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South in Sebring (behind PublixC all 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchL AKE PLACID Newly appointed pastor, the Rev. Tim Haas will deliver his f irst local sermon on the subject Partners Pray and G o. The church is at 500 Kent Ave., overlooking Lake Clay. For information, phone 465-2422.New Beginnings ChurchSEBRING Pastor Gary Kindles sermon for the blended service will be The Harvest is Plentiful, But the Laborers are Few. T he sermon text is Luke 10:1-20. T he church is meeting at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave.Phone 835-2405.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday m orning Bible lesson, The Temple Restored, is taken from Ezra 3: 8-13 and will be delivered by Pastor JimS caggs. Wednesday evening Bible s tudy will continue in I John. The church is at 3413 S ebring Parkway. For info rm ation, call 382-3552. Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING Pastor David Smalley will preach from Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 on Sunday. His sermon is titled Sent 2 by 2. For information, call 385-1597.St. John United Methodist ChurchS EBRING On Sunday, the Rev. Ronald De G enaros message will be What Would You Do To Be Healed? Biblical refere nce is from 2 Kings 5:114. Continued from B6 Continued from B7 Religion R eligion Snapshots C hurch News A certain woman, preparing to entertain guests, went to a small grocery store to buy food. She stopped at the meat counter and asked thea ttendant for a large chicken. He reached down into the cold storage compartment, grabbed the last chicken he had, and placed it on thes cale. This one weighs four pounds, maam, he said. Im not sure that four pounds will be enough, the woman replied. Do youh ave a bigger one? The annoyed attendant put the chicken back into thec ompartment, pretended to search through the melting ice for another one, and thenb rought out the very same bird. Discreetly applying s ome finger pressure to the scale, he said to the woman with a smile, Ah, this onew eighs six pounds. Im still not sure that will b e enough, the woman said with a frown. Ill tell you what. Wrap both of them up for me, and Ill buy the two! You may have heard the o ld saying, Honesty is the best policy. Well, we live in an age when fewer and fewerp eople are adopting that policy. Some types of lying are even acceptable in the eyeso f some people. But, lying has never been acceptable in the eyes of God. We can calla lie by any other name (a little white lie, a well-intent ioned lie, a half-truth to spare anothers feeling, a lie of omission, etc.), but a lie iss till a lie, and lying has always been wrong. U nder the Old Testament in Exodus 20:16, God gave the following commandment to the Jews: You shall not bear false witness againsty our neighbor. In other w ords, do not lie. Now, we live under a different law that is found in the New Testament. Paul once told some Christians inC olossians 3:9-10, Do not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old self with its evil practices, and have put on the new self who is beingr enewed to a true knowledge according to the image of the One who created him. In other words, do not lie! There may be many ways t o tell a lie, but not one of them is right. To follow God, we must be seekers of thet ruth and not lovers of the lie. Next week, we will examine the topic of lying more close-l y, including its origin and its eternal consequences. Until t hen, remember: Honesty has been, is, and always will be the best policy. Seek thet ruth today. Kevin's Komments is presented b y the Sebring Parkway church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway. Visit www.sebringcoc.com or e-mail sebringpark-w ay@sebringcoc.com. A lie is a lie is a lie! Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson VATICAN CITY(AP Pope John Paul II hasc leared the final obstacle before being made a saint, awaiting just the final approval from Pope Francis and a date for the ceremonyt hat could come as soon as Dec. 8, reports said Tuesday. The ANSAnews agency reported that a commission of cardinals and bishops metT uesday to consider John Pauls case and signed off on it. AVatican official con-f irmed that the decision had been taken some time back and that Tuesday's meetingw as essentially a formality. One possible canonization d ate is Dec. 8, the feast of the Immaculate Conception, a major feast day for theC atholic Church. This year the feast coincidentally falls on a Sunday, which is when canonizations usually occur. T he official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he is not authorized by the church to discuss saint-making cases on ther ecord, confirmed reports in La Stampa newspaper that John Paul could be canonized together with Pope John XXIII, who called theS econd Vatican Council but died in 1963 before it was finished. There is reasonedp recedent for beatifying or canonizing two popes together, primarily to bal-a nce one another out. John Paul has been on the f ast track for possible sainthood ever since his 2005 death, but there remainss ome concern that the process has been too quick. Some of the Holy See's deep-seated problems c lerical sex abuse, dysfunctional governance and more recently the financial scandals at the Vatican bank essentially date from short-c omings of his pontificate. Defenders of the fasttrack process argue that people are canonized, not pontificates. B ut the Vatican in the past has sought to balance concerns about papal saints byg iving two the honor at the same time. Such was the case in 2000, when JohnP aul beatified John XXIII, dubbed the good pope, a longside Pope Pius IX, who was criticized by Jews for condoning the seizure ofa Jewish boy and allegedly referring to Jews as dogs. Vatican panel clears John Paul II for sainthood

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, July 5, 2013Page B9 Diversions/Puzzles Solution, B8 By MICHAELRECHTSHAFFEN The Hollywood Reporter LOS ANGELES Stealing the moon can be a t ough act to follow, as r eformed criminal masterm ind Gru and the creative t eam behind the $540-million-grossing 2010 smash Despicable Me discovered when it was time to dream up an encore. After all, it was no mean feat to successfully juggle all that lunar lunacy with a delightful companion plot involving a trio of orphaned girls who, in turn, steal G rus heart. While the new e dition doesnt quite catch that inspired spark, theres still plenty to enjoy here courtesy of those zippy visuals and a pitch-perfect voice cast led by the innately animated Steve Carell. E xpect the movies mini ons to once again turn up in droves in what is certain to b e a stellar Fourth of July holiday weekend. Despicable Me 2 finds Carells Gru more or less embracing his newly domesticated life after adopting Margo (Miranda Cosgrove Edith (Dana Gaier Agnes (Elsie Fisher swapping his more nefarious activities for a startup jellyand-jam-making operation. But he soon finds himself in a stickier situation when hes d ispatched by the top-secret Anti-Villain League to track down the perpetrator of a fresh heist involving a ginormous electromagnet. S etting up an undercover operation in a mall cupcake s hop, Gru is reunited with fresh AVLrecruit Lucy Wilde (Kristen Wiig, formerly the proprietor of Miss Hatties Home for Girls),w ith his suspicions set on the gregarious owner of a Mexican restaurant (a terrific Benjamin Bratt), who bears a nagging resemblance to El Macho, a notorious villain believed to have perished while riding a shark into a volcano with 250 pounds of TNTstrapped to his chest. Its those sort of details that lend the Despicable M e franchise an irresistible Looney Tunes-style nuttiness one even more prevalent t his time around in the a bsence of a more substantial plotline. Still, returning directors Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud and the returning writing team of Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul again maintain the energy at a brisk, b uoyant clip, while Carell a nd the rest of cast add an e xtra layer of dimension to those expressively drawnc haracters. Also amusingly returning to the fold is Russell Brand as rickety resident mad scientist Dr. Nefario, Steve C oogan as AVLhead honcho Silas Ramsbottom and Ken Jeong as Floyd Eagle-san,n ow the owner of a wig s tore. Back again to imbue the production with a pleasing visual and aural snap are production designer Yarrow Cheney and on-a-roll Pharrell Williams, whose springy songs blend nicely w ith Heitor Pereiras bright s core. Those who foolishly opt to leave at the start of the end credits will be missing out on another entertaining 3D demonstration again led by a handful of those wacky Minions. DearAbby: My husb and and I are the proud parents of beautiful 4y ear-old twins. After years of infertility, we found out that my hus-b and has a low sperm count. Additionally, I h ave very few eggs. Ultimately, we conceived our miracles with IVF and the help of a sperm donor. We do not want to keep t his a secret from our children. We want them to e ventually know, understand and be proud of the journey it took to bringt hem into this world. However, my husband a nd I are very private people. Weunderstand that once the dialoguew ith our children begins, others will naturally find out. M y husband still feels very uncomfortable disc ussing his condition. How do we explain to our children, friends and family without becoming the focus of gossip and whis-p ers? Proud Parents DearProud Parents: Infertility among couples is no longer a deep, dark or shameful secret, and the fact that you neededh elp to have your children shouldnt generate gossip o r whispers because, frankly, it isnt shocking or titillating anymore. When your children are old enough to be told thef acts of life, they can be told that they were conceived through in vitro fertilization. They do not have to be told everyd etail all at once. When they are older, they may ask questions about why it was necessary and when they do, their questions should be answered honestly and in an ageappropriate manner. DearAbby: I met this guy recently and I guess hes good-looking enough, but the thing is I really like his teeth. Like really, really like them for some reason. Theyre just so perfect, and I like the shape and everything. The thing is, Ive never actually paid that much attention to anyone elses teeth, just his. So does this count as a fetish or not? Am I Weird? DearAm I: No. If the only thing that attracted you about every man you met was his teeth, you might have a tooth fetish. But because its only this one set of choppers that turn you on, I wouldnt call that a fetish. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. To receive a collection of Abbys most memorable and most frequently requested poems and essays, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds Dear Abby Keepers Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Shipping and handling are included in the price. Twins birth causes whispers Dear Abby Despicable Me 2 is another zany escapade Movie Review Despicable Me 2 R ating: PG (for some rude humor and some milda ction) R unning time: 98 minutes Review: (of 4 Associated PressNEWYORK James Gandolfini has left the bulk of his estimated $70 million estate to his 13-year-old son and infant daughter. The late Sopranos star also left millions to his wife and relatives. The New York Post reports that a will dated Dec. 19 was filed Tuesday in Manhattan Surrogates Court. Gandolfinis son, Michael, is to get the largest chunk through a trust set aside for him until he turns 21. Hell split his fathers Italian property with his half-sister, 8month-old Liliana, when she turns 25. The newspaper says the remainder of Gandolfinis estate will be split among his wife, sisters and daughter. He left $200,000 each to his personal assistance and secretary. The will is the first and primary filing of his estate; more documents are expected to be filed. Gandolfini died June 19 while he was in Italy. Gandolfini leaves bulk of his estate to son Gandolfini C ourtesy photo Gru and his Minions return for another adventure in Despicable Me 2.

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C M Y K Page B10News-SunFriday, July 5, 2013www.newssun.com How to make a wicketUse a hammer to pound two chopsticks or 1/4-inch dowels (cut to 10 to 12 inches long) halfway into the ground about 30 to 40 inches apart, depending on how tall you want your wickets. Slide a hollow pool noodle in place. How to make a ringCut a toilet paper tube lengthwise. Roll up the tube and insert it into a thin (2-inch-wide) hollow pool noodle. Attach the other end of the noodle and secure it with duct tape. HOOPS COURSES et up a series of wickets for relay races, target p ractice, soccer croquet and more. Hurdle over them! Three easy ways to turn inexpensivepool noodles into cool backyard toysTARGET STATIONJoin rings into a colorful target for noodle javelins, flying disks, soccer balls and more.S takes keep the t arget upright. Dribble a ball through them! Lay the station on the ground to play beanbag toss or hopscotch, or use it for an agility course. Crawl under them! RING THINGSOur homemade noodle rings can be used to play a host of games, including catch and human ring toss. PUT IT TOGETHERDuct-tape six ringsto one another, then tape them to thicker (3-inch wide) hollow pool noodle posts.STAND IT UPRIGHTHammer two -inch dowels (ours were 48 inches long) securely into the ground and slide the posts on top.Assign different point values to the rings for an extra challenge. PHOTOS BYDAVID ROTH/FAMILYFUN MAGAZINE By Jordan D eFrank FamilyFun magazine Family Fun