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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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Also published for Avon Park.

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C M Y K B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comS EBRING County administrator June Fisher pulled no punches pres enting the county commission the recommended budget for 2013-2014 fiscal year during the commissionsr egular meeting Tuesday morning the county faces yet another year of d ropping revenue and rising costs. She said her preview was a highlevel overview, not a finished product. Thec ommissioners mainly listened. This budget year will be no different than those in recenth istory, she said. The county will collect less in property tax revenue a nd the cost to maintain existing services will increase. Housing prices are not yet reboundi ng in the county. In fact, Fisher said, the property appraisers office reports properties have devalued 2.59 percent c ountywide. Ad valorem taxes will only produce a bout 41 percent of needed revenue. Fisher recommended a 1 percent rise in the millage rate and more spending cuts. NEWS-SUNH ighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 W ednesday-Thursday, July 17-18, 2013Volume 94/Number 85 | 50 cents w ww.newssun .com 079099401001 Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip low down ; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 7 7 7 7 PMstorms High 89 Low 72Details, A10 ClassifiedsA7 ClubsB6 Community BriefsB2 Crossword PuzzleB9 Dear AbbyB9 Editorial & OpinionA3 Friends & NeighborsB8 ObituariesA6 Sudoku PuzzleB9 Whats CookingB8 IndexStaying alive at stateHeartland Dixie Majors and Pre-Majors, Sebring Ozone All Stars battling for trips to World Series SPORTS, B1 Create bold flavors tha t take almost no time in the kitchen WHATSCOOKING, B8 Elegant entertaining By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Generosity, with a side of hope, is whats being served up at IHOP Restaurants across the Sunshine State over the next few weeks, and Highlands Countys local restaurant is enthusiastically taking part in the initiative. The IHOPE (Helping Others Prosper Everyday) Charity has teamed up with Boys and Girls Clubs for the Hope in a Box, Sneakers for Students. Beginning July 15, IHOP restaurants will collect new and unused shoes to be handed out to local students for the upcoming school year. The project is a first for the Highlands County location. e were contacted by corporate office and of course we jumped right on the band wagon for this, said Sebring IHOPGeneral Manager Anthony Gullory. Gullory is excited to be a part of the sneaker drive for the first time and is looking forward to the month-long initiative. Ive spoken to other general managers in the district and they are all participating, so we are right on board with it too, Gullory said. IHOPis no stranger to charity work, Gullory said. Throughout the year, the IHOPE charity participates in several local and national fundraisers the Childrens Miracle Network Local Local IHOP teams with Boys & Girls Club Metro IHOP in Sebring will be collecting shoes for the local Boys & Girls Club through Aug. 11. Get free pancakes when you donate shoes for students See IHOP, A6 D EET and dress: Spray clothes and exposed skin with mosquito repellent containing DEET. If weather allows, wear long sleeves, pants and socks. Dont applyr epellents containing p ermethrin directly to skin. A void peak hours: Mosquitoes are particularly active around dawn and dusk. Consider avoiding outdoor activities during those times. G ood screens: Nothing is worse than hearing that buzzing sound in your ear while trying to sleep. Keep the screens on your windows and doors in good conditiona nd fitting tightly. N o standing water : Eliminate standing water such as in watering cans, wheelbarrows, old tires, stagnant birdbaths, clogged gutters anyplace water sitss hould be cleaned out. Ways to squash your chances of being pestered Source/photo MCT BUZZING&BITING By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comN o one knows how many billions, probably zillions, of mosquitoes make mammals, birds and reptilesm iserable in the world, but with all the rain weve had in the past few w eeks, you can expect there to be a lot more around. No one even really knows how m any species there are. One source says there are 2,500 species, another says 3,000. According to www.mosquitoes.org, there are approximately 150 species in the United States,a nd about 80 species in Florida more than in any other state. Of the 80 species, 33 can cause pest problems for mammals and 13 can pass on pathogens. M ost of those different mosquitoes live happily all over the state, b ut some live only in the Panhandle or southern counties like Monroea nd Miami-Dade counties. Highlands County is home to most. And the invasion of giant mosquitoes that youve been likely reading about online? They are Psorophorac iliata more commonly called gallinippers and theyve been around central Florida all the time. There just might be a few more of them this year. W ater is the key to a mosquitos More rain is good, but it also means even more mosquitoes See MOSQUITOES, A5 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK The city coffers grew by $12,815 thanks to a payment in lieu of taxes or PILOT presented by the Avon Park Housing Authority at Thursday nights special city council meeting. Because a previous city council had forgiven the PILOTprogram for the citys housing authority, Avon Park Housing Authority Executive Director Larry Shoeman pointed out that these PILOT payments now are voluntary. ere in much better shape now, he said. The situation has turned around since then. The payment represents a total of money collected at some of the 237 units that the authority oversees in Delaney Heights, Lakeside Park the Ridgedale Apartments and at North Central Heights. Shoeman told council members that 104 new families had gone into assisted housing throughout the three operations over the course of the past year, although more than 300 families had applied AP Housing Authority makes payment to city $12,815 in lieu of taxes See HOUSING, A4 Commissioners get overview of daunting budget F isher County ready to count pennies See COUNTY, A6

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C M Y K By ROD LEWIS N ews-Sun correspondentLAKE PLACID The Caladium Arts & Crafts CoOp at 132 E. Interlake Blvd. has been closed for remodel-i ng. It will reopen Monday, just in time for the Caladium F estival. The Co-Op is a unique place to purchase one-of-a-kind items. L ee Ann Hinskey, vice president of advertising, s aid, We take everything out and put it in the back room; all the props comeo ut. We freshen, paint, and clean the carpets while everything is out. W hen everything is put back into place it is set in an a rea, kind of like a department store, explains Hinskey. Each department is decorated and someone is responsible for the area.W hen a member brings in an item it is set in an area that would compliment the item. There are about 56 artists, but we are always looking for new artists, Hinskey said. T he different departments include: a Christmas departm ent, which showcases more than 100 ornaments; a ladies department, which has Tshirts, purses and all kinds of fun things; a bathrooms ection that has soaps, towels, and painted basins. e have a childrens department that includes little chairs and tables. Weh ave a garden shop that has vases and flower arrangements, painted rocks. One of the newest members does tan hiding. He has some very eclectic items. There are Gatorland and Seminole land that has paraphernalia for both. There is a section where one can get a card made from paintings. There is an area where the artist does stained glass, painting on palm fronds. The Man Cavehas paper mache masks and wire art. We also have three different jewelry artists. Therea re quilts that are one of a kind. There is a gallery that d isplays pictures from the artists that include different types of medium. There are several giclees, which are a print or a copy of the origi-n al work. There are caladium-themed areas that are the focal points when guests come in the store. The grapevine tree will also fea-t ure caladiums. The tree changes dcor with season. Hinskey said, Some people love it and some people hate it, but the tree has been there for years. Peggy Taylor is the vice president of Decorating and said, I think I have been envisioning the store since I was elected, which was about April 30. This is such a huge task. Judy Nicewicz is the president for the year and says that she is responsible for making sure everything goes smoothly. She also makess ure that the store is staffed accurately and that the store o pens and closes on time. Nicewicz states that one must be a member in order to show their wares at the Co-op. There are dues to bea member and there are hours that must be spent in the store, additionally, the ware cannot duplicate other peoples work. For morei nformation on that, contact the Lake Placid Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-op. There may be some artists receptions and night classes that include art as well as a class in scrap booking in order to bring people to the Co-op. Nicewicz also said, We are going to try to coordinate a first Friday event with the art league and the clowns. Hinskey adds that there may be something like Destination Downtown from Sebring in the future. For more information a bout the Lake Placid Caladium Arts & Crafts CoO p visit them at 132 E. Interlake Blvd. in Lake Placid or online at: http://www.caladiumarts.org/. Page A2News-SunWednesday, July 17, 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 This weeks question: Do you think cable news channels have spent too much time talking about the Zimmerman case and not enough time covering other important issues? Online Yes 94% No 6% Total votes: 134 www.newssun .comP oll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at July 12 45252751MB: 10x:3Next jackpot $20 millionJuly 9 321434548MB: 14x:2 July 5 223414754MB: 42x:4 July 13 21011414253x:4Next jackpot $37 millionJuly 9 131720232430x:2 July 6 1735394347x:3 July 15 78112832 July 14 345829 July 13 1116293133 July 12 16222336 July 15 (n 4210 July 15 (d 7729 July 14 (n 4018 July 14 (d 4054 July 15 (n 106 July 15 (d 419 July 14 (n 311 July 14 (d 735 July 12 219374313 July 9 1218283922 July 5 617394115 July 2 192324432 July 13 28223537 PB: 6Next jackpot $116 millionJuly 10 3031455559 PB: 27 July 6 213353652 PB: 11 Lottery Center News-Sun/Rod Lewis Peggy Taylor, Pat Keesling, Patsy Peters; standing: LeeAnn Hinskey, Judy Nicewicz, Maureen Fulgiriti, Chris Filip, and Ester Hamill. News-Sun/Rod Lewis The Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-Op Building at 132 E. Interlake Blvd. in Lake Placid will reopen to the public on Monday, just in time for the upcoming Caladium Festival. Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-Op grand re-opening set for Monday By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING In the wake of his town hall meeting, the Highlands County Voters League willh ost Highlands County Commissioner Don Elwell at their session this Thursday night. e thought it would be g ood to have him, especially in light of all the newspaper and radio coveraget he budget has received since that time, said Voters League spokes-w oman Nell Roberts. Im sure people now will have m ore questions than they did the first time they saw it. E lwell made a presentation last week on the count s proposed 2013-2014 budget. It was formally presented to Highlands County commissioners at their Tuesday morningm eeting. Workshops have been planned to deal with a b udget shortfall expected to be $3.5 million, which is nearly twice last years $2m illion gap. However, Roberts said s he expects there will be discussion about more than the proposed county budge t, noting that questions on the countys Economic DevelopmentC ommission/Industrial Development Authority and t he Tourist Development Council also are expected. Anew feature of the V oters League meeting will be reports from other citiz en groups, with representatives of the Highlands Tea Party,The Group for Better Government and Citizens for GovernmentA ccountability invited to attend. T here may also be time for spokespeople from the local Republican andD emocrat parties to give updates on their activities. We want to give as much information as possible, Roberts said. Elwell to speak at next Voters League meeting E lwell Community Briefs In a story regarding allegations by private investigator and former Avon Park police officer Dan Burke against Avon Park City Manager Julian Deleon in regards to use of city vehicles, the fuel cost figure calculated by Burke was $1,488, not $4,488 as reported. The News-Sun regrets the error and appreciates the opportunity to set the record straight. Correction SFSC offers Alcohol Drug Accident Prevention TrainingSouth Florida State Colleges Community Education Department is offering a series of Alcohol Drug Accident Prevention Training (ADAPT for first-time drivers license applicants. The four-hour courses will be held 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at the SFSC DeSoto Campus, 2252 N.E. Turner Ave., Arcadia; and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at the SFSC Hardee Campus, 2968 U.S. 17 N., Bowling Green. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $42 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 Department at 784-7388 or via email at CommunityEducation@south florida.edu.Airport, Swamp Buggy Show planned at festivalLAKE PLACID Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce second Caladium Festival Annual Airboat and Swamp Buggy Show will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28 in DeVane Park.First-, secondand third-place trophies will be awarded for airboats and swamp buggies, plus peoples choice award. Free admission for the event.Entertainment and food vendors are available. For information, visit www.visitlakeplacidflorida.c om, email chamber@lpfla.com or call 465-4331.Entries needed for Caladium Festival Floral Design CompetitionLAKE PLACID On behalf of the Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, 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 Continued on A6

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C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMR OMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELE ditor Ext. 516editor@newssun.comD AN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGV ICKIE WATSONE xt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com Editorial & Opinion www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, July 17, 2013Page A3 Enough of the accusations already. Enough of the law-s uits. Time that should be spent on city business is spent instead on preparing for depositions. For heavens sake, everyone, back to your corners.T hanks to the banner competition they are easy to find: C ity manager supporters stand under their banner over here, and supporters oft he city councilor at war with the city manager under h is banner over there. Wed say its bordering on the ridiculous, but that border was crossed long ago. Unfortunately, as it turns o ut, this nonsense is selfdestructive. It hampers p rogress. It reflects poorly on Avon Park. We understand that people are deeply divided and emo-t ions intense. We understand why. After decades of slow decay and good-old-boy back room politicking, city councilors, through severale lection cycles, began to turn things around. This was n ot done smoothly, or even particularly well, but it got done. T he real changes started when the current city manage r took over and did what was necessary. Those things were all traumatic and painful: Amajor downside in personnel, jobd escriptions with larger work loads, higher expectat ions and new, tighter rules instituted. These difficult circumstances were made worse by the sometimes ruthless way in which the city manager went about his work; nor didh e always control his temper. People became defensive. I ssues became personal, making everything worse. Now, instead of constructive dialogue about the issues, too much time is s pent in arguments that devolve into what basically amounts to kids arguing int he back seat on a long car r ide: I know you are, but what am I? and He keeps looking at me! Doesnt anyone in Avon P ark understand? The last thing we need to be doing is persisting in these individual v endettas at the expense of the citys future. Its over. Its done. Stop a lready with the seemingly e ndless back and forth accusations. Enough is enough. Enough is enough Things have gotten entirely out of hand in Avon Park. Enough is enough already. Talk about e mbarrassing. National leaders are ignorant of historyEditor: In the News-Sun, July 14, page 8A was information that should have been the front page headline! Nigerian extremist: Burn schools, kill teachers. The article quoted Islamic radical Abubakar Sheau, leader of Nigerias extremist Islamic sect, School teachers who are teaching Western education? We will kill them! We will kill them. This man was not an extremist or a radical Muslin, but true to his leader, Mohammed. Peace loving Muslims are offensive to and a betrayer of the cause of Mohammed and his book, the Quran. Read it. Tolerance equals death, destruction and defeat. Our nations founding fathers were aware even then of the danger of Islam. Apparently our national leaders from the While House down are ignorant of history. Wake up America. Frank Parker Sebring Deleon proud to be part of Avon Parks teamEditor: I want to personally thank the city council, the residents and the business community for their continued support. At (a recent presented a banner from the community supporting the citys continued progress. I appreciate the efforts of Doris Miller and Dora Smit in providing this sentimental award. Working together with the council, we have accomplished a lot of good for the city. The annexation of South Florida State College was monumental in anchoring the city limits. For this fiscal year, the council passed a 39 percent tax reduction. For the following fiscal year, we are proposing another large taxable millage reduction. The city is scheduled to be 100 percent debt free by December of 2013. Our finances are strong, and I am pleased to be a part of the team. Julian Deleon, PE City Manager City of Avon ParkPool alarms can help promote drowning prevention awarenessEditor: Last week the Florida Dept of Children and Families reported an alarming number of child drowning in Florida, and asked for everyone to promote drowning prevention awareness. In addition to all of the items noted in the Tallahassee article, the one most readily available now is a pool alarm, which instantly alerts everyone in the area, inside the home and outside, that someone has fallen into the pool. That someone may be your child, an elderly person who may not remember how to swim, or an animal.The solid state devise sounds an alarm up to 200 feet from the pool, and is easy to install.It is also easily removed when adults are present to monitor the activity in the pool, and then replaced when the pool is no longer monitored. There is no monitory value to saving a life.The cost of a pool alarm is so reasonable, there is no logical reason to be without it, no matter how large or small the area of concern. Special pricing available through July by New Concepts, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the developmentally delayed, veterans and seniors of Highlands County.Call now for more information, 402-0048. Charleen CharlieStroup LMHC, LPN, CAP, BCPC George Zimmermans trial seemed to raise as many questions asi t answered, but one thing was proved convincingly: television in courtrooms canh ave damaging effects. The jury had barely been seated when observers wondered whyd efense attorney Don West opened with a tasteless knock-knock joke. Wouldh e have tried such a ploy if he werent playing to a national television audi-e nce? Florida was among the f irst states to permit televised trials, beginning in 1979. Notably, there hadb een a four-year delay because it proved impossib le to get participants in trials to grant permission for the presence of cameras. Only after the states Supreme Court removedt he need for such waivers did telecasts finally begin. I n its ruling 34 years ago Floridas high court declared, We are persuad-e d that on balance there is more to be gained than l ost. The justices noted that their prime motivating consideration was a commitment to open government. However, that finding could also be used to argue against cameras in court. Isi t acceptable for anything whatsoever to be lost in providing a fair trial? Is open government, while undeniably important, real-l y the prime factor in the criminal justice process? H aving spent much of my career studying thec ontrasts in behavior between those who are aware they are on television and those who are not, I am convinced that thep resence of cameras is inhibiting. It can also encourage grandstanding, as Johnnie Cochran & Co. demonstrated in O.J.S impsons 1995 courtroom debacle. In the Zimmerman trial, televised testimony by prosecution witness Rachel Jeantel led to a raft of harsh comments about her in social media. Jeantel, who was only 17 at the time of Trayvon Martins death, had been reluctant to testify and her media experience is unlikely to inspire witnesses to come forward in the future. Zimmerman never testified, and as it turned out he didnt need to. But Robert Shapiro, another cast member from the O.J. trial, told CNN that he would have advised Zimmerman not to take the stand because TV might make him nervous. Imagine that: a man faces decades in prison, and a notable attorneyb elieves his big worry should be television. Ironically, federal courts, up toa nd including the U.S. Supreme Court, have resisted TVcoverage, despite the fact that citizens wouldp robably benefit by watching the proceedings. Trials like Zimmermans, on theo ther hand, are of dubious educational value; the real beneficiaries are TVnet-w orks. As Zimmermans attorn eys wrapped up their case, the nation got a glimpse of the next unwelcome chap-t er in video justice. The defense played a computer a nimation video in its closing argument, employing Hollywood technology like that used in the film Iron Man. In the video, Martinp unches Zimmerman in the face at the start of their c onfrontation, even though no witness actually saw such a scene. W hile Zimmermans lawyers argued that digital i mages are simply modern extensions of in-court diagrams, its hard to imagine t hat after watching the video jurors didnt begin to feel they had actually witnessed something in real life. T elevisions poor performance at Zimmermans trial even turned laughable at one point, when a witness for the prosecution,P rof. Scott Pleasants, testified via webcam. In a m oment certain to live on YouTube for eternity, tele-v ision viewers flooded Pleasantscomputer with random messages, causing such a disruption that Judge Debra Nelson had toc ut the feed. As technology improves and distribution via the Internet and cable-TV expands, there is ana ssumption that the negative impact of media gradually fades, while its utility expands. In fact, just the opposite seems true. Modern trials now involve not only the pressure of live TV, but also Hollywood style recreations, as well as instant second-guessing across a broad swath of social media. Tabloid interests are being served, but not necessarily justice. 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. TV on trial Candid Thoughts P eter Funt 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. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as any community leader or government official, so consider this a personal invitation to get your two cents in. The News-Sun has a long history of encouraging public discussion through letters, guest columns, and Readers Response questionnaires. Providing this forum for our readers is a pleasure, not an obligation.

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C M Y K Page A4News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 7/3,17,31; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 7 7 6 6 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 8 8 4 4 K ATARASIMMONS/News-Sun Grant Saunders, 10, plays kickball Tuesday morning at Max Long Recreation Complex in S ebring. A group of youngsters were on an outing with Universal Center of Martial Arts day camp and participate in a variety of activities throughout the week. For more information a bout the camp, call Steve Weed at 382-0818. Get your kicks for residency. The more than 100 people who m oved in also represents a like number of families that moved out of public h ousing, he said. Shoeman said about a quarter of the families that had moved out had been p art of a new homeless program operated by the housing authority. The 16 units are designed to be short-term housing of no more than 12 months. We get them a number of resources and get them back on their feet, he said. It is what public housing originally designed to be. Shoeman said that the voluntary P ILOTtraditionally represents 25-30 percent of what would be a normal ad v alorem tax payment. Continued from A1 Housing Authority makes big payment Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Roughly 100 protesters a re staging a sit-in at the office of Florida Gov. Rick Scott over the not-guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman. T he group asked to meet with the governor and then vowed to stay in Scotts office o vernight when they were told he wasnt there. Scotts schedule shows that he is in New York City. P rotesters say they want Scott to call a special session and ask state legislators to change laws that they say harm blacks. One they want repealed is the states stand your ground law that allows people to used eadly force if they believe their life is in danger. Zimmerman shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who was unarmed, during a February 2012 confrontation in Sanford, Fla. Zimmermans aid he fired his gun in self-defense. Asixmember jury on Saturday cleared Zimmerman o f all charges in Martins death. Gov. Scott target of Zimmerman verdict protest

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C M Y K life cycle. Even mosquitoes t hat lay their eggs in the soil do it in areas that get wet. The overwhelming number of mosquito species lay their eggs on the surface of stag-n ant water. The eggs are laid one at a time, to drift indiv idually or stuck together in rafts. Most eggs hatch into larvae within two days. Thel arvae grow and molt their skin four times. The process t ypically takes one to weeks. On the fourth molt, the insect turns into a pupa. Thisi s a resting, non-feeding stage that lasts from one to four days. The pupa is turni ng into an adult. When the growth is complete, the pupa m olts one last time and emerges a full fledged adult. Males generally live about a week, females about one month. O nly female mosquitoes seek blood, the males who lack the biting body parts content themselves with flower nectar and plant juices. Females are also vegetarian, they do not drinkb lood for nourishment. They need the protein to form t heir eggs. According to the National Geographic, females actually stab two tubes into the skin. One delivers an enzyme to keept he blood from clotting, the other to suck the blood into their bodies. Most mosquitoes are harmless if annoying, buts ome spread diseases like malaria, West Nile virus, encephalitis and heartworms, which affect dogs. Ask anyone what good mosquitoes serve and most will say, Not a darn thing. In fact thats wrong. Mosquitoes fill a huge step low in the food chain, eaten by many animals like frogs, birds, bats and dragonflies. Florida is a haven for mosquitoes, due to the mild climate and many water sources. Some counties have more problems than others. There are 61 mosquito control districts in the state. Some comprise only one county, others are a partnership of several. Highlands County is not currently a member of any mosquito control district. B ecause they are a public health hazard, the Florida D epartment of Health was tasked with mosquito oversight, but state statutes mandate guidelines, standards and set rules for pesticidesa nd spraying. Protection against mosquitoesE xpert opinion is unanimous that draining standing w ater prevents mosquitoes from breeding in the first place. M osquito.org warns that it doesnt take much water for mosquitoes to breed. Asmall p uddle in a garbage cans dented lid is enough to prod uce hundreds of the annoying pests. The site recommends: Drilling holes in outdoor containers. Checking and emptying childrens toys. Cleaning pet water dishes often. Clearing roof gutters of debris. Getting rid of tires w ithout dumping them somewhere else. R epairing leaky outside faucets. The National Geographic, on its web site, said mosquitoes are attracted to exhaledc arbon dioxide, body orders, temperature and movement t o hone in on a target. This is why pregnant women are more susceptible and chil-d ren less so than adults. Experiments have shown, m osquito.org writes, that dark-colored clothing seems to attract the insects, whilel ighter colors do not as much. Mosquito can bite through t ight clothing. It is best to wear something loose fitting c lothes. When possible wear long sleeves and pants and avoid going outside at sun rise or sun set. T here are only three types of approved repellents: DEET, Picaridin and oil of lemon eucalyptus. Each should be used carefully. Read the directions. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, July 17, 2013Page A5 P UBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 100912 publix liquors; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 9 9 1 1 2 2 M ARTIAL ARTS (pp ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 9 9 9 9 0 0 HIGHLANDS LITTLE THEATRE PP; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, double your fun; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 0 0 4 4 8 8 Continued from A1 T HE HUNTA mosquito has many ways of finding you by sight, smell, chemical sig-n als and body heat. C onfusing the signals with D EET is one of the best solutions. Look at the wily ways she finds you: A CHEMICAL SENSORS: T hey can sense carbon dioxide and lactic acid up to 100 feet away. Sweat also seems to attract mosquitoes people whod on't sweat much dont get as many bites. B HEAT SENSORS: M osquitoes detect heat, so they can zero in on warmblooded animals. Staying cool at least cooler than the person sitting next toy ou may help avoid b ites. C VISUAL SENSORS: Dark clothing makes you stand out and attracts mosquitoes. Try wearing lightcolored clothes. Movement also attracts them. A B C Katara Simmons/News-Sun O ld tires, like this one in the South Sebring Hills area, collect water and provide a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. Mosquitoes will be abuzz after rains MCT 2 cops fired amid sex scandalLAKELAND (APTwo sergeants have been fired for their part in a widespread sex scandal involving nearly a dozen Lakeland police officers after a civilian crime analyst detailed trysts with the men in police and fire stations, patrol cars, motels and even in a parking lot after a memorial service for a slain officer. Sue Eberle told officials she had consensual and sometimes coerced sex with the officers and a firefighter, and that she once was propositioned by a city worker. Eberles accounts were largely corroborated by her sexual partners and others.

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C M Y K participate. Entries must be all cut f resh flower material with no less than 80 percent caladiums in the design. There w ill be ribbons and cash awarded for first, second, t hird, and peoples choice. Arrangements must be dropped off at the Caladium Co-op on Interlake Boulevard on Thursday, July2 5 between the hours of 1 and 3 p.m.; judging will take place after all the arrangements are placed. All entries will be displayed at the Caladium Arts & Crafts CoOp throughout the festival,J uly 26-28. All entries must be picked u p by 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28. For more information and to pre-register by Friday, call 531-0060 or 699-2981, or emailg stahr211@aol.com.Meeting sheds light on homeschoolingSEBRING A Homeschooling Informational Meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Highlands Family YMCA. Come and learn about homeschooling in Highlands County and the state of Florida. T his meeting is sponsored by Christian Home Educators Fellowship ofF lorida (CHEFF snacks will be provided. AWAREness Day is July 24AVON PARK Central Florida Parent Center, the parent training and information center for central andn ortheast Florida that helps parents of children with disabilities, will have a Highlands County AWAREness Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 24 at the Avon Park Library. C FPC is funded by the U.S. Department of Educations Office ofS pecial Education Programs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. P arent Centers serve families of all ages (birth to 26 a ll disabilities completely free of charge. Parent Centers are staffed by parents and other family-members of children and adultsw ith disabilities. Do you have a child in Exceptional Student Education? Are you trying to have your child evaluated? Join in a fun and relaxed environment to learn how to minimize frustration andh elp your child maximize opportunities. For the Individual Evaluation Plan Clinic, brin g t wo copies of the childs IEP, current evaluations, and other documents if you have them. To pre-register for a specific time to attend the clin ic, email Doreen Franklin atd oreen@CFLparents.org or call (772 rt her information, visit www.cflparents.org or www.myhlc.org, or call 888 612-9273. Page A6News-SunWednesday, July 17, 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 UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 7/17/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 7 7 5 5 C ontinued from A2 Community Briefs Hospitals its most wellknown. That fundraiser alone has raised approximately $1 million over the last two years. Gullorys IHOPis one of 155 IHOPRestaurants throughout Florida and Southern Georgia that will be participating in the event, according to Silvia Reyes, marketing assistant at IHOPs Florida operation headquarters in Sunrise. The Sebring IHOPwill collect shoes through Aug. 11. Each week, Boys and Girls Club representatives will pick up the shoes and disperse them to members of the club. The Boys and Girls Club currently serves approximately 135,000 underprivileged children within the state of Florida. Gullory and his 29 employees are thrilled to be a part of the project and look forward to helping out in the community through the project. s definitely something that is needed here, Gullory said. Donated shoes should be for students ages 5-16 (elementary through high school age). No particular brands or styles are specified, patrons may donate whatever they wish for the cause. IHOPwill honor each patron that drops off a pair of new or unused sneakers at restaurants with a short stack of buttermilk pancakes. Gullory stated that sneakers may be dropped off anytime during regular business hours at the Sebring IHOP. ere open 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 24 hours on the weekend. Anytime we are open people can drop off the sneakers, said Gullory. Continued from A1 JAMES HULEN J ames Lee Hulen, 82, of Avon Park, Fla., passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013, atG ood Shepherd Hospice Somers House in Sebring. He was born April 23,1 931 to Henry and Flora (Brown County, N.C., and had beena resident of Avon Park since 1971, coming from W yoming. He received an Associate Degree in Accounting from SouthF lorida Junior College and in 1974 received a bachel ors degree from the University of Florida, Tampa Campus, in Business and Accounting. He operated J.L. HulenA ccounting and J. Lee H. Insurance Agency, Inc. f rom 1974-1989 on Main Street in Avon Park, and remained an independenti nsurance agent at 27 Palm Circle until 2009. H e was appointed as pastor of Deliverance Temple C .O.G.I.C. in Clewiston, Fla. on Sept. 11, 1974 and remained there for 26 years, then wasa t Greater Love C.O.G.I.C. in Lake Placid, Fla. for 12 years.He served as executive secretary of the Eastern Florida Jurisdictionu ntil 2011 and Sebring District Superintendent f rom 1999 until his death. He was a veteran of two b ranches of the U.S. Military, serving in the U.S. Army from May 28, 1951 to May 25, 1961 and the U.S. Air Force fromM ay 31, 1961 to June 30, 1971, retiring after serving a total of 20 years.During his military service he was awarded the CombatI nfantry Badge, Korean Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and the U.S. Air Force Combat Service Award with two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters. He is survived by his wife, Arnetta G. Hulen; sons, Thomas I. (Mary H ulen of Avon Park, Curtis R. (Mamie Bern, N.C., and was preceded in death by son Gene K. Hulen and is survivedb y Genes wife, Aida, of Fredrick, Md. He is also survived by his sister,J eane C. Hulen of Middle River, Md.; aunt, Juanita Hill of Pollocksville, N.C.;t wo uncles, Robert Brown of Newark, N.J. and Jonas B rown of Greensboro, N.C.; mother-in-law, Celestine C. Graham ofA llendale, S.C.; sisters-inlaw, Eva M. Leaks, B arbara J. Higgs. Gloria J. (Burnett Myrtle J. Graham, all of Allendale, S.C.; grandchildren, Thomas I. (MandyH ulen Jr.,James L. (AshleyAlicia O (Mauricearren, Loren A. Hulen and Royal A. Taylor; and 10 great-g randchildren. The family will r eceive friends from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2 013, at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring.Afuneral service will be held a t 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Bountiful Blessings Church of God in Avon Park, with Superintendent SylvesterW right officiating, Superintendent Rayfield S howers, Eulogist and The Right Reverend Dr. JacobC ohen, Jurisdictional Prelate. Interment will be at Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL34241.F riends may contribute in memory of Superintendent Hulen to Greater Love C.O.G.I.C., P. O. Box 2695, Lake Placid, FL3 3852 or Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave., Auburndale, FL33823, www.chaptershealthorg, (863 Arrangements have been entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Fla. 33870 (863 LOUISE DUMM L ouise M. Dumm, of Hammock Estates in Sebring, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Louise was originally fromC hicago. She moved to Hialeah, Fla. in 1950, then to Sebring in 1979. She was a long-time volunteer at Highlands Regional Medical Center. S he is survived by her d aughter, Denise Glaser, and grandson, Michael Huber of Miramar, Fla. L ouise loved to play cards and the slot machines. We hope she is winning big at the casino in the sky. Obituaries Hulen IHOP collecting shoes for local students The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN T ALLAHASSEE (AP Florida is going ahead with last-minute changes to the formula used to calculate annual school grades. T he decision could mean that more than 100 schools will avoid getting an F grade this year. The State Board of E ducation on Tuesday voted 4-3 to approve the formula change pushed by Education Commissioner Tony Bennett. E ach year the state hands out A-to-F grades that are used to reward top schoolsa nd sanction those that get failing marks. But Bennett on Friday r ecommended a temporary rule that would limit a s chool grade from dropping more than one letter at a time. B oard members opposed to the change said they w ere manipulating and disguising the true academic performance of the states schools. M iami-Dade schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho, however, called the change the right approach.Flood insurance changes hit resistance, face possible delayWASHINGTON (AP Hundreds of thousands of homeowners facing higher federal flood insurancep remiums under reforms passed last year would win a temporary one-year r eprieve under a measure thats beginning its advance through theS enate. The relief would go to h omeowners in low-lying areas of Louisiana, Florida and other states where newg overnment surveys could produce flood insurance p remium increases so big that they might be no longer able to afford their homes. There are three areas in particular that will be much more expensive than last year, she said. T he Florida Retirement System raised the insurance premiums drastically. This is an added expense that will be felt not just in the countya dministration office, but through all the constitutional offices as well. The county will be paying 5 percent more for utilities t his year and fuel costs are being estimated at $3.50 a gallon. T he long and short of it, Fisher said, is a proposed budget of slightly more than$ 123 million, which is up from about $116 million in 2 012-13. The commission will have to look for ways to make up a $6.1 millions hortfall in revenue. Every constitutional office a sked for more this year mostly because of an increase in county contributions to the Florida Retirement System, utility h ikes and the cost of fuel. FRS has clobbered us, Jack Richie, the commissions chairman said. The FRS requires an additional$ 276,000 from board departments, and more than $600,000 from the sheriffs office. The sheriff, whose allocat ion is the countys largest expenditure, has asked for $1 million more than last year. The property appraisers budget rose more than$ 270,000, the clerk of courts more than $220,000, the supervisor of elections moret han $180,000 and the board attorney slightly more than $31,000. The tax collectorso ffice supports itself and is not a part of the county b udget. There was little discussion Tuesday. The point of thep resentation was to give the commissioners an idea of l ies ahead. There will several workshops and further meetings during which the difficult decisions will be made. C ontinued from A1 County takes first step in budget procees Education board OKs school grade change

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013Page A7 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice of Public Sale of the contents of self-storage unit(s 83:801-809. Units will be sold by sealed bid at 10:00 A.M. ON FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013, at Highlands Self Storage Inc. 7825 S. Georage Blvd. Sebring, FL 33872. All units contain household goods unless otherwise noted. Any vehicle within units sold for parts only. UNIT #73 July 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-260 IN RE: ESTATE OF PHILIP L. MACHLER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of PHILIP L. MACHLER, deceased, whose date of death was August 11, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 10, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ George P. Machler 5152 S. 425 W LaPorte, Indiana 46350 /s/ Emmy LeDonne LaPorte County July 30, 2013 Attorney for Personal Representatives: /s/ William J. Nielander WILLIAM J. NIELANDER Florida Bar Number: 0386014 172 E. Interlake Boulevard Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: wjn@nielander.com July 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 12-1107-GC FRANCIS W. BURKE, as Successor Trustee to Leonard M. Burke, Under Trust Agreement dated April 2, 1996, Plaintiff, vs. HARRY EUGENE HANEY, a single man, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: HARRY EUGENE HANEY ADDRESS UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Highlands County, Florida, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses to it, if any, to: JAMES L. SCHMIDT, II, ESQUIRE 6725 US Hwy. 27 South Sebring, Florida 33876 on or before July 31, 2013, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court, at the Highlands County Courthouse, 590 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida 33870-3867, either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; or a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. WITNESS my hand and Seal of this Court on July 3, 2013. CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk July 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-282 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF RUTH H. SNEDEKER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RUTH H. SNEDEKER, deceased, whose date of death was May 28, 2013, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-8326, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 17, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Frank Ollweiler 6750 U.S. 27 North, V-2C Sebring, FL 33870 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863 Facsimile: (863 Email: livingston@livingstonpa.com July 17, 24, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-230 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF JACK F. SPITZNER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JACK F. SPITZNER, deceased, whose date of death was January 26, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 10, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: marider@mariderlaw.com July 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 13-544 FC JOY L. CLEARY, Petitioner and RODNEY CLEARY JR., Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO: RODNEY CLEARY JR. LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 7600 boul Parent Trois Rivieres, district De Trois Rivieres Qc Canada 69A 5E1YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on, Joy L. Cleary, whose address is 2247 Arbuckle Creek Rd., Sebring, FL 33870, on or before August 2, 2013 and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal property should be divided: None.Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request.You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office.WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED: July 8, 2013.CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Alice Perez Deputy Clerk July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE No.: 28-2012-CA-001039 SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. HOSSAIN JABBAR, et al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure or Order dated July 9, 2013, entered in Civil Case Number 28-2012-CA-001039, in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, wherein SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. is the Plaintiff, and HOSSAIN JABBAR, et al., are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 29, IN BLOCK 57, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES, SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at Jury Assembly Room, in Basement of Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33871 at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of August, 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 pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED: July 9, 2013. Highlands County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak ``In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7 contact the Administrative Office of the Court, Highlands County Courthouse, 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, telephone 9863) 402-6594, TDD 1 800 955 8771 or 1 800 955 8770 via Florida Relay Service''. Ca10-13233/DB July 17, 24, 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-000879 PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., FORMERLY KNOWN AS NCMC NEWCO, INC., SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASIGNEEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, OF DIANA LINZER, DECEASED; ROB HARVELL, HEIR; ALICIA CASAS, HEIR; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THEIR RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S TIONAL BANK; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF DIANA LINZER, DECEASED; ROB HARVELL, HEIR Whose residence is/are unknown. YOU ARE HERBY required to file your answer or written defenses, is any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619-1328, telephone (813813 thirty days of the first publication of this Notice, the nature of this proceeding being a suit for foreclosure of mortgage against the following described property, to wit: LOT 28, BLOCK 86, SIXTH ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF SEBRING, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 180, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO C OUNTY, FLORIDA (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART) AND IN TRANSCRIPT BOOK, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. AND LOT 29, OF A RE-SUBDIVISION OF LOTS 29, 30 AND 31, BLOCK 86, OF THE TOWN OF SEBRING, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 3A, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you fail to file your response or answer, if any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Dr., Tampa, Florida 33619-1328, telephone (813 ile (813 publication of this Notice, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. DATED at HIGHLANDS County this 2nd day of July, 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 auxillary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. July 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-340-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD D. DiSTEFANO, GABRIEL ARROYAVE, STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SYSCO CENTRAL FLORIDA, INC. f/k/a SYSCO FOOD SERVICES OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, INC., a Florida corporation, and UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, THE ESTATE OF DOMINIC B. DiSTEFANO, DECEASED, 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 July 1, 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 30, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.: EXHIBIT ``A'' Lot 20, in Block 175, of PLACID LAKES SECTION SEVENTEEN, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 40, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. The Real Property tax identification number is C143729-17017500200. 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 July 10, 17, 2013 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA FILE NUMBER 12003671CP02 NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN RE: ESTATE OF VICTORIA H. DeANGELIS, Deceased. N OTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of VICTORIA H. DeANGELIS, whose date of death was May 22, 2012, File Number 12003671CP02, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FLorida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All of the creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice has been served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE D ATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estates must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 17, 2013. Louis DeAngelis Personal Representative 2211 Palm Tree Drive Punta Gorday, Florida 33950 DANIEL GASS, ESQUIRE Attorney for Petitioner 10001 Northwest 50 Street, Suite 204 Sunrise, Florida 33351 Florida Bar Number 19569 July 17, 24, 2013 1050Legals F ree 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. The customer can list a set for 1 price, i.e. Bedroom set ... $100 is allowed; Chairs (22o list an ad stating Each, the ad must be charged at the non-discounted rate, using the Open Rate pricing. No commercial items are allowed to be placed under our Bargain Buys specials. Items must be common household items. 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C M Y K Page A8News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com LPN F/T3-11 & PRN P/T Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults is seeking nurses for all shifts. Casual work environment, benefit package and paid training. Call Melissa or Angelina 863-452-5141 FLORIDA MENTORis looking for an Area Director/Administrator for the Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled. This 24-bed residential facility serves people with developmental disabilities with medically complex needs in a quiet park like setting. Candidates must have at a minimum a Bachelor's degree in Human Services, 5 years of Managerial experience, 1 year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities and knowledge of ICF/DD regulations is preferred. Florida MENTOR offers full benefits including health insurance, dental, vision, matching 401k, short/long term disability, life insurance and more. Please apply at http://jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida/healthcare-management/jobid3776067-area-director-jobs EEO/AAE FARM SUPERVISORwith exp. & knowledge of running and operations of a Citrus Grove. Send resumes to tdurbin@cutrale.com EXPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper. If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort Keepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 DIRECT SUPPORTPROFESSIONALS wanted for Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults. HS diploma or 1 year associated experience, valid FL Drivers License and clean criminal background req. Please complete application at www.jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida863-452-5141 DAWG HOUSEPET RESORT Has 2 p/t openings for "Kennel Assistant". Duties include feeding, walking, and general care of our pets. Successful candidate must have reliable transportation, enthusiastic attitude and ability to work with pets. Weekend and holiday hours will be expected. 25-30 hours per week minimum. $9.00 p/h. Send resume to: finchmichael69@gmail.com ACCOUNTANT (F/T Application review begins: 7/18/13. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132 EA/EO/VETEREN'S PREF 2100H elp Wanted 2000 E mploymentBLONDE LADYI Talked with in Walmart in reference to Beautician. Please call 863-471-3647 1150Personals 1 100AnnouncementsCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified DUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013Page A9 Contact UsBy Phone( 863) 385-6155By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/1997 ESCORTWAGON 5 Speed 90K miles. New Tires and Other Parts. A Must See! $2200. obo 863-202-6394 9450Automotive for Sale2011 KAWASAKI900 CLASSIC LT LIKE NEW! 4,200 miles, LOADED WITH EVERYTHING. $5850. obo 863-202-6394 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 TransportationCAMPING TRAILER,30' in excellent condition "Kingsport by Gulf Stream 2008. Location: Lake Placid, Fl. For more information call at: 863-840-2311 or 863-840-2209. Price: $6,000.00 8400RecreationalVehicles 8000 RecreationNOTICEF lorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies SEBRING ESTATESALE Fri. July 19th & Sat July 20th. Twin Wicker bedrooms, 4 Curios, oak TV wall unit with fire place, Kitchen set, tables, couch & chair, vintage glassware, Wueen bedroom set, Wicker patio furniture, patio glider, Danbury mint cars, Angel collection, Dolls, scads of vintage jewelry, lamps, collector plates, quilts. Some coins, Bavarian, Mikasa, Hall. 79 Buick Regal 2dr. Way too much to list!! S ale starts @ 8am to 2pm. Friday & Satureday. 4218 Wood Ave. 27 & Hammock Rd. West to left on Lockman across from the Golf Hammock enterance-go to the end then right on Wood Ave. Follow signs!! Sale being conducted byTRANSITIONS NOW LLC"Assisting with life's changes" SEBRING BIGSALE! Thur. Sat. 7 ? No earlier please. 225 Swallow Ave. Bunk beds, household items, clothes & much more. SEBRING -409 Grand Prix Dr., Sat. July 20, 8am-? Books, Household items, Clothes, Sm. appliances, Yard tools, Electronics. Too Much To List! LAKE PLACIDFri. 7/19 & Sat. 7/20 8-2pm. 620 CR 29 Pier 1 Dining room table, decorator chest, plus additional furn., household items, treadmill, clothing & much more. H UGE ESTATESALE... Saturday Sunday July 20 July 21 Starts at 9:00AM 2120 West Avon Blvd. Avon Park, FL 33825 Everything must go!! 7320Garage &Y ard Sales SONY CDCHANGER Holds 200 CD's includes manual, remote, hooks to your stereo. 863-441-2443 SEWING MACHINESinger table top. $50. obo. Call 863-835-1734 A NTIQUE BREAKFASTSET W/Pitcher. $50. obo. Call 863-835-1734 7310Bargain Buys TOOLS -Sm. Compressor, New Victor torch set-in pkg., Tanks etc., New 5HP Lawnmower-push, New Snapper 4 stroke, Weedeater, Black & Decker 18 volt tools. Many-Must See Golf Clubs Name Brands! 863-202-6394 *QUEEN SIZEBED* Complete with Frame, Mattresses White Headboard. Also, Mattress cover, Coverlet in Tan Design with 3 Decorative Pillows. $200. 863-382-9289 7300Miscellaneous 7000 M erchandise SEBRING 3BR/2BA Lakefront home w/pool. Many upgrades. Nice yard. Boating, fishing & swimming, in your back yard! $1100 per mo 1st./2mo. sec. 863-446-1861 or 321-452-7090 SEBRING ** COTTAGE * 1BR / 1BA, W/ Carport, Nice,Private Woodlawn area. Air & Heat, W/D hookup. No Pets. Lawn Service included. $375/mo plus $250 Security Deposit. Call 863-465-9100 LAKE PLACID3/2 131 Loquat Rd. Screened patio. $700/mo. + $1,000. security. Call 305-804-5464 6300U nfurnished Houses 6300Unfurnished Houses SEBRING -DINNER LAKE AREA 1BR, 1BA Apartments for Rent. $425.00 / mo. Includes water. Large rooms, fresh paint & tile floors. Call Gary Johnson @ 863-381-1861 LAKE PLACID* Placid Lakes Nice, Lg. split plan, 2BR, 2BA, W/D hookup, Screen porch, Fenced yard. Near Golf. Water incl. $550 mo. C/H/A. Excellent Cond. 954-695-8348 A VON PARK* LEMONTREE A PTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 SUMMERSPECIALS 1BR & 2BR Avon Park / Lake Placid / Sebring $375 and Up. Call For More Info 863-243-9191 or 863-244-2577 Or Visit www.mylakeplacid.com 6200UnfurnishedApartments SUN-N-LAKES, L.P.2/2 Duplex 226 Deerwalk Ave, Patio, tile floors, W/D, A/C, sm. dog ok, no cats. $475 mo. + $500 sec. Text 954-829-1641/email: tlb2go@aol.com to apply PLACID LAKESNice, Lg. split plan, 2/2, W/D hookup, screen porch, fenced yard. Near Golf. Water incl. $500 mo. C/H/A. Excellent Cond. 954-695-8348 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals 5000 M obile HomesAVON PARK* SELL / LEASE OPTION 3BR, 2BA. Just Remodeled! Large Corner Lot. Lake View. $137,500. Owner Will Finance if needed. 954-270-5242 4060Homes for SaleAvon ParkIN 55+COMMUNITY-BEAUTIFUL2 bedroom 2 bath home in Village Setting with all of the amenities and s ecurity for an active and serene senior lifestyle on the historic Suwannee RIVER. A few amenities are: *Planned Activities, Social Clubs Church Groups *Medical Pharmacy available *Fitness and Wellness Center Nature Trail *Village Square Shops and Services *Conference Retreat Center *Village Lodge/Other Guest Accommodations *Artist Series Please visit www.acfillage.net for a complete list of amenities. CALL TODAY! Hallmark Real Estate, Janet Creel @ 1-877-755-6600 or visit www.hallmarklakecity.com 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial TEACHERS NEEDEDfor a Christian School in Avon Park Pre-K & Elementary Classes avail. Certified & UN-Certified welcome to apply, F/T. 863-453-8687 SEEKING WELLExp. Medical office help. Exc. billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are a MUST Fax resume to: 866-593-0635 or email to: medicalofficebilling@yahoo.com SEBRING NEWHAIR SALON. Hair Stylist needed. Booth Rental $110 per week. Call 863-385-2728 or 863-414-6903 ROYAL CAREOF AVON PARK Is expanding its Rehab Department, With our New Rehab Building due to open in August CURRENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE Physical Therapist Physical Therapist Assistant Come and be a part of an experienced and dynamic rehab team. SNF experience a plus! Competetive Salaries, benefits and flexible schedules. Contact Maria Perez, HR Director (863 QC MANAGERneeded for local precast hollowcore company. Experience with precast, quality control & concrete testing required. PCI Level I&II & ACI Certified REQUIRED.Email resume/salary requirements to jmachia@spancrete.com, Fax: 863.655.1215 PHYSICAL THERAPYDIRECTOR An opportunity for a strong therapist looking to run a rehab department in Avon Park, Fl. This position requires a minimum of 1 year of SNF experience and management experience is preferred. Ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and a desire to grow with this department. Candidate also needs to have an understanding of the rules and regulations of medicare as they pertain to therapy. If you are interested in this great opportunity, please send resume with salary requirements to hr@rcavonpark.com or apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd., Avon Park, Fl. 33825 EOE/MF/DFWP P/T DRIVERWanted for local deliveries with small dump truck, also, some lifting and use of small loader. Must have clean driving record. Apply at Butwell Stone & Soil Inc. 300 W. Lake Isis Ave. Avon Park. FL. 33825 2100H elp Wanted Classified ads get fast results Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 CITY OF SEBRING 2X3 AD # 00031172 HIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFFS DEPT. 2X5 AD # 00031182AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00030703 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00030702

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C M Y K Page A10News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com W ELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used cars p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 8 8 5 5

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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK It has been a busy few days asH ead Field plays host to the Dixie Pre-Majors and Majors S tate Tournaments, with a local All-Star squad involved w ith each. The Heartland Majors t eam took a tough, 1-0 loss to Hernando Monday night, but remained alive with a scheduled match up against Spring Hill Tuesday afternoon. In Saturdays opening round, Hendry County had edged Wahneta 8-7, while Spring Hill was shut out byt Hernando County, 3-0. Team Heartland, with a mix of players from Avon Park, Lake Placid and Sebring, then sent Hendry into the consolation bracket with an 8-0, rain-shortened win on Sunday, while Spring Hill bounced Wahneta with a 12-1 trouncing. Alight rain greeted the players shortly after the start of Sundays contest, but some major control issues began the torrent of runs Heartland would put up. The first three hitters, Seth Abeln, Josh Townsend and Brandon Rhea all were plunked to load the bases. Lane Crosson then ripped a two-run double down the first-base line before a wild pitch during Josh Babers at bat allowed Rhea to score. Baber then powered one into the left-center field gap for an RBI double. After Josh Gomez was hit by another pitch, the Heartland All-Stars pulled off a double steal, with Gomez getting caught, but allowing Colton Brock, running for the catcher Baber, to come in and make it a 5-0 lead. Nate Green took the mound for Heartland and breezed through a one, two, three bottom of the first with two strike outs, but the offense would be halted in the second. Townsend reached on a one-out single through the left side, but a flair to center off Rheas bat was snared with a diving catch and Townsend was left in nomans land for an inningending double play. Hendry would threaten, putting two runners on, in itshalf of the second, but Green worked out of it before his offense tacked on two more runs. With one out in the top of the third, Baber walked and was run for again by Brock, who promptly stole second SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Wednesday, July 17, 2013 NASCAR This WeekPAGEB3 DAN HOEHNE News-Sun Above: Kyle Cunningham slides in safely with a stolen base in Team Heartlands 8-0 win over Hendry Sunday in the Dixie Majors State Tournament. Below: Daniel Simons pitched five strong innings against Chipley Monday, allowing just two hits and striking out six for t he Pre-Majors All-Stars. LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun Luis Rivera looks in for the sign Monday night at the Dixie Ozone State Tournament in Lakeland. B y LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun correspondentLAKELAND After narrowly defeating Marianna by a score of 4-2 Saturday night and earning a bye for Sunday, the Sebring Ozone All-Star team took on Hardee Monday night in the winners bracket of the State Tournament. With a noticeable height advantage and with some of the Sebring kids having travel ball teammates on the Hardee roster, it was evident that this matchup was going to be a good showdown. In the earlier innings, Hardee held to this expectation by simmering theS ebring offense and allowing minimal scoring opportunities. Sebring, however, was quick to adjust to some stellar pitching and found their grove later in the game to rally for a 15-5 win. The third batter in the lineup, Davon Terry, set the pace for the night as he blasted the first pitch hurled at him for his first of two home runs. Despite having the bases loaded later in the inning, w ith the two outs and a full count on one Hardee batter, starting pitcher Luis Perez sent him back to the dugout as he watched the third strike cross the plate. As a result, Hardee was unable to respond to Terrys run in the next two innings, keeping Sebring at a 1-0 advantage. I n the top of the third, Drew Smiths single was b rought in by Josh Rivera to add to Sebrings lead, putting the score at 2-0. Hardee managed to tie the game in the bottom of the inning with and RBI single and the efforts of one base runner who capitalized on a missed Sebring pickoff attempt. Sebring bounced right b ack in the fourth as they brought in six more runs. Making their way around the bases in this inning were Rivera, Perez, Smith, George Martinez, Drew Morris and Jacob Regino. H ardee followed with two runs of their own in an attempt to close the gap. With neither team producing any rums in the fifth, the board was at 8-4 as the final inning began. Rivera and Carson Angell reached on a single and a walk, respectively, before Terrys second home run drove them in to now see an 11-4 lead. Next, Martinez drew a walk, Perezs grounder slipped past the Hardee second baseman, and Danny Cordoso also drew a walk to load the bases. Morris then drew the fourth walk of the frame to b ring in another run before Hardee made a pitching Sebring still going strong at State Heartland hanging on See DIXIE, Page B4 See OZONE, Page B4 Courtesy photo Country Club of Sebring tennis teaching pro Horace Watkis, Highland County tennis association board member Mickey Wright, and former Sebring High School No. 1 tennis player, Michael Reed, were featured guests on Ed Lynchs Sports Talk show on Saturday, July 13. The Sports Talk show airs Saturdays immediately following the noon news on WWTK 730-AM. Scheduled guest for July 20 is former Sebring High School football player, Brannen Doorman. Talkin tennis By PAULNEWBERRY Associated PressGULLANE, Scotland Tiger Woods said his ailing left elbow is good t o go for the British Open, and he insisted T uesday theres no loss of confidence despite the longest stretch of his career without a major title. Woods held his regular session with the media ahead of the British Open at Muirfield, where he resumes his quest for a 15th major title. Once considered a lock to break Jack Nicklaus record, he hasnt won one of golfs biggest events since the 2008 U.S. Open. I feel very good about my game, Woods said. I feel very, very good going into major championships. Ive had a pretty good year this year so far won four times. Even though I havent won a major championship in five years, Ive been there in a bunch of them where Ive had chances. I just need to keep putting myself there and eventually Ill get some. The biggest question mark for Woods at this major is his health. He strained his elbow at last months U.S. Open, playing in visible pain while struggling to a 32nd-place finish. He hasnt played since Merion, even skipping his own tournament to give the injury time to heal. The elbow feels good, Woods said. Its one of the good things of taking the time off to let it heal and get the treatment and therapy on it. The main reason was that coming over here, the ground is going to be hard, obviously. And Im going to need that elbow to be good. And just in case the rough was, well r eports were it was going to be high, and it was g oing to be lush. I needed to have this thing set and h ealed. And everything is good to go. W oods has dealt with several injuries, a swing change and major distractions in his personal life since winning at Torrey Pines five years ago. Not like he hasnt been in contention. Woods has eight top-10 finishes in the majors since his last victory, but he hasnt been able to break his drought. Now hes returning to a course where he shot his worst round as a professional, an 81 in miserable conditions during the third round of the 2002 British Open. s just a shot here and there, he said. Its making a key up-anddown here or getting a good bounce there, capitalizing on an opportunity here and there. Woods is again the worlds top-ranked player, and no one comes close to his 13 PGATour victories over the last five years. But he knows better than anyone that major titles are what will determine his legacy. These are the tournaments he gears his entire season around, the ones he wants more than any others. In his eyes, its just a matter of time before he wins another one. s not much, Woods said. It could happen on the first day, it could happen on the last day. But its turning that tide and getting the momentum at the right time or capitalizing on our opportunity. Thats what you have to do to win major championships. Woods says elbow fine, no loss of confidence MCTphoto Tiger Woods says hes ready for this weeks British Open.

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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 two sessions are complete with the third session July 8-July 19 and the fourth from July 22-August 2. Registrations are being taken at the front office of Sebring High School during the day from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., where office secretaries can sign you up. Emails can also be sent to catonp@highlands.k12.fl.us The Sebring High School pool is currently open Monday through Friday from 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3 p.m. Additional hours will be added once s chool is out for the summer. C ost is $2 per swimmer, and family passes are available at $50 for first family member and $15 for each additional. Water aerobics are also underway, meeting on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at $2 per class. Those with a summer pass can take the c lass for $1 per. Sebring Summer Swim Program The Summer Swim Program will again offer four (4 Each will last two weeks and the swim class meets each weekday, Monday through Friday. The Program will offer eight (8 of instruction: Adult Beginner: Adults Only. For the novice-no experience necessary. Parent and Tot: Water Orientation. Mother/Father must partici-p ate with child. (6 months to 2 years of age.) Level I: Introduction to Water Skills. Students first water orientation without Mother/Father. P art A--Preschool Aquatics (2-4 years of age) Part B-School Age (4-5 years of age L evel II: Fundamental Aquatic Skills. Students do not need M other/Father in pool. (4-5 years of age. Level III: Stroke Development. S tudents 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 Sand CampAVON PARK Lady Panther Volleyball has one more Sand Camp remaining for players from Grade 6 and up who wish to learn the game and sharpen their skills for the upcoming fall seasons. Out on the sand volleyball courts at SFSC, there will be one more Friday session, meeting from 9:30-11:30 a.m., witha cost of $30 for the daily session. The meeting date for the camp is Friday, July 19. For more information, contact Lady Panther head coach Kim Crawford at Kimberly.Crawford@southflorida.edu or (863NAACP GolfSEBRING The Highlands County NAACPinvites the community to take part in its first golf tournament on Saturday, July 20 at the Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start time of 8 a.m. The event will include closest to the pin, hole in one, raffle and door prizes. An awards ceremony and lunch will follow. The tournament is a four-person scramble. Registration is $60 per player/$240 per foursome includes green fees, golf cart, post eent luncheon, prizes, beverages on the course and more. For more information, to register, sponsor or donate to this event, contact Art Williams at 873-5031, Jim Windsor at 414-8471 or Leon Thomas at 414-4005.STR8 UP seeks helpLAKE PLACID As STR8 UPYouth Ministry in Lake Placid celebrates its oneyear anniversary as a ministry, they are looking for ways to enhance their programs in order to maintain and challenge the influx of teenagers that enter the ministry. Mr. Greg Foster of GSF Enterprises has been gracious enough to incorporate his lot into our lease, on which we would like to construct a NBA-regulation size basketball court, STR8 Up president Sammy Telesco said. This will be a oneof-a-kind, outdoor, regulation-sized court in Lake Placid. The youth currently play basketball on the back parking lot area and have long since outgrown it. T hey 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 .14th Annual Firemen MemorialSEBRING As one of their biggest fundraisers of the year, Sebring Firemen,I nc. will hold the 14th Annual Memorial Golf Classic on Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Sun NLake Golf and Country Club. Presented by AXAAdvisors, LLC and H ome Depot, the day-long tournament will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. a nd cannon start at 8:30 a.m. T he format is a 4-person Scramble, flighted by handicap, utilizing both the Deer Run and Turtle Run courses, and the entry fee remains at $75 per player. And though the fee has not gone up, it still includes golf cart, one mulligan, range balls and prizes, while food and beverages will be provided on the courses. There will also be contests for Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin and Hole in One, with unbelieveable prizes attached. As is their nearly 90-year old custom, the Firemen seek to raise funds to help all area student-athletes and athletic programs. And in so doing, make it a fun and memorable event for all those involved. The festivities, in fact, begin the night before at the Pre-Tournament Mixer on Friday, Aug. 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the Sun N Lake restaurant for early registration anda heavy dose of hors doeuvres. Deadline for entry is Thursday, Aug. 8, and checks should be made payable and remit to Sebring Firemen, Inc., P.O Box 1981, Sebring, FL33871, (8635. Team entry agreements can also be faxed to Sebring Firemen, Inc. at (863 385-7773. Last years field of more than 250 golfers set a new high for the everexpanding fundraiser, so make sure to get those entries in to be part of a great day of helping the Firemen give back. American Legion Baseball TripSEBRING American Legion Post 25 will be hosting its5th Annual Baseball Trip on Sunday, Aug. 25, to Tropicana Field to see the Rays vs. Yankees. Cost is $45 per person for tickets and bus trip, with money due by Wednesday, July 24. For more information, call Robert at the American Legion between 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at 465-0975.APHS Pool ScheduleAVONPARK Beginning Tuesday, July 16, the Avon Park High School Pool will be open Monday-Friday 9-11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. The cost is $2 per swimmer.LP Cheer Car WashLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid High School Cheerleaders are having a Car Wash on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Seacoast Bank, 199 US 27 N, Lake Placid. We will be washing cars for donations, while also selling hot dogs, baked goodies and drinks to help raise monies for transportation to away games. Please come out and support the Cheerleaders. If you have any questions you may contact Sharon Reid (Varsity Coach) at 863840-1379. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston5839.598 Tampa Bay5541.5732.5 Baltimore5343.5524.5 New York5144.5376 Toronto4549.47911.5 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit5242.553 Cleveland5144.5371.5 Kansas City4349.4678 Minnesota3953.42412 Chicago3755.40214 West Division WLPctGB Oakland5639.589 Texas5441.5682 Los Angeles4449.47311 Seattle4352.45313 Houston3361.35122.5 ___ Saturdays Games Minnesota 4, N.Y. Yankees 1 Chicago White Sox 5, Philadelphia 4, 11 innings, 1st game Toronto 7, Baltimore 3 Tampa Bay 4, Houston 3 Cleveland 5, Kansas City 3 Texas 7, Detroit 1 Philadelphia 2, Chicago White Sox 1, 13 innings, 2nd game Oakland 3, Boston 0 Seattle 6, L.A. Angels 0 Sundays Games Cleveland 6, Kansas City 4 Minnesota 10, N.Y. Yankees 4 Detroit 5, Texas 0 Philadelphia 4, Chicago White Sox 3, 10 innings Baltimore 7, Toronto 4 Tampa Bay 5, Houston 0 Oakland 3, Boston 2, 11 innings Seattle 4, L.A. Angels 3 Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Games All-Star Game at New York (Mets p.m. Wednesdays Games No games scheduledLEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Cabrera, DET36273132.365 Trout, LAA37065119.322 Mauer, MIN35350113.320 Ortiz, BOS2874991.317 Pedroia, BOS37657119.316 A. Beltre, TEX37454118.316 HOME RUNS Davis, BAL37 Cabrera, DET30 Encarnacion, TOR25 Dunn, CHW24 Ibanez, SEA24 RUNSBATTEDIN Cabrera, DET95 Davis, BAL93 Encarnacion, TOR72 Cruz, TEX69 Fielder, DET69 SLUGGING PERCENTAGE Davis, BAL.717 Cabrera, DET.674 Ortiz, BOS.606 Ibanez, SEA.578 Trout, LAA.565 ON-BASE PERCENTAGE Cabrera, DET.458 Mauer, MIN.402 Ortiz, BOS.402 Trout, LAA.399 Pedroia, BOS.396 WON-LOST Scherzer, DET13-1 Moore, TB13-3 Colon, OAK12-3 Tillman, BAL11-3 Hernandez, SEA10-4 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Hernandez, SEA2.53 Kuroda, NYY2.65 Colon, OAK2.70 Lackey, BOS2.78 Sale, CHW2.85 STRIKEOUTS Darvish, TEX157 Scherzer, DET152 Hernandez, SEA140 Masterson, CLE137 Sale, CHW131 SAVES J. Johnson, BAL33 Nathan, TEX30 Rivera, NYY30 Balfour, OAK25 Reed, CHW24NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta5441.568 Washington4847.5056 Philadelphia4848.5006.5 New York4150.45111 Miami3558.37618 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis5736.613 Pittsburgh5637.6021 Cincinnati5342.5585 Chicago4251.45215 Milwaukee3856.40419.5 West Division WLPctGB Arizona5045.526 Los Angeles4747.5002.5 Colorado4650.4794.5 San Francisco4351.4576.5 San Diego4254.4388.5 ___ Saturdays Games Chicago White Sox 5, Philadelphia 4, 11 innings, 1st game Atlanta 5, Cincinnati 2 L.A. Dodgers 1, Colorado 0 Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Mets 2 Chicago Cubs 6, St. Louis 4 Miami 2, Washington 1, 10 innings Philadelphia 2, Chicago White Sox 1, 13 innings, 2nd game Arizona 5, Milwaukee 4 San Francisco 9, San Diego 0 Sundays Games Washington 5, Miami 2, 10 innings Philadelphia 4, Chicago White Sox 3, 10 innings Cincinnati 8, Atlanta 4 N.Y. Mets 4, Pittsburgh 2 Colorado 3, L.A. Dodgers 1 Milwaukee 5, Arizona 1 San Diego 10, San Francisco 1 St. Louis 10, Chicago Cubs 6 Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Games All-Star Game at New York (Mets p.m. Wednesdays Games No games scheduledL EAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Molina, STL32340110.341 Craig, STL34850116.333 Cuddyer, COL2854494.330 Segura, MIL37254121.325 Posey, SF32338105.325 HOME RUNS Gonzalez, COL25 Alvarez, PIT24 Brown, PHL23 Goldschmidt, ARI21 Beltran, STL19 Bruce, CIN19 RUNS BATTED IN Goldschmidt, ARI77 Phillips, CIN74 Craig, STL74 Brown, PHL67 Bruce, CIN66 SLUGGING PERCENTAGE Gonzalez, COL.610 Cuddyer, COL.568 Goldschmidt, ARI.557 Posey, SF.536 Brown, PHL.535 ON-BASE PERCENTAGE Votto, CIN.434 Choo, CIN.425 Wright, NYM.396 Posey, S-F.395 Goldschmidt, ARI.395 WON-LOST Zimmermann, WAS12-4 Wainwright, STL12-5 Corbin, ARI11-1 Lynn, STL11-4 Lee, PHL10-3 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Kershaw, LAD1.98 Locke, PIT2.15 Corbin, ARI2.35 Harvey, NYM2.35 Wainwright, STL2.45 STRIKEOUTS Harvey, NYM147 Kershaw, LAD139 Wainwright, STL130 Samardzija, CHC128 Latos, CIN127 SAVES Grilli, PIT29 Mujica, STL26 Kimbrel, ATL26 Soriano, WAS25 Chapman, CIN21 Romo, SF21NATIONAL CONFERENCECentral Division WLTPctPFPA Chicago970.563870840 San Antonio970.563710779 Iowa6100.375741774 West Division WLTPctPFPA y-Arizona1420.8751077758 x-Spokane1240.7501060823 x-San Jose1240.750925772 Utah5110.313793901AMERICAN CONFERENCESouth Division WLTPctPFPA y-Jacksonville1060.625831790 Tampa Bay790.438878880 Orlando6100.375832925 New Orleans5110.313742940 Eastern Division WLTPctPFPA y-Philadelphia1150.688959754 Cleveland3130.188736937 Pittsburgh3130.188635916 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division ___ Saturdays Games Spokane 62, Jacksonville 40 Orlando 55, Iowa 41 San Jose 78, Pittsburgh 20 Chicago 68, Cleveland 32 San Antonio 68, Tampa Bay 42 Arizona 79, New Orleans 42 Friday, July 19 San Antonio at Spokane, 10 p.m. Saturday, July 20 Jacksonville at New Orleans, 6 p.m. Orlando at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Utah at Iowa, 8:05 p.m. Chicago at Arizona, 9 p.m. Philadelphia at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Atlanta103.769 Chicago104.714.5 Washington77.5003.5 New York68.4294.5 Indiana58.3855 Connecticut49.3086WESTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Minnesota113.786 Los Angeles104.7141 Phoenix87.5333.5 Seattle68.4295 San Antonio410.2867 Tulsa313.1889 ___ Saturdays Games Indiana 74, New York 53 Minnesota 86, Tulsa 75 Sundays Games Connecticut 86, San Antonio 84 Los Angeles 88, Phoenix 76 Seattle 73, Atlanta 65 Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Games San Antonio at Washington, late Wednesdays Games Tulsa at Seattle, 3 p.m. Atlanta at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BOSTON RED SOXAssigned RHP Alfredo Aceves outright to Pawtucket (IL NEW YORK YANKEESSent 3B Alex Rodriguez to Trenton (EL assignment. TEXAS RANGERSSent OFs Craig Gentry and Jeff Baker to Frisco (TL rehab assignments. TORONTO BLUE JAYSSent OF Melky Cabrera to New Hampshire (EL rehab assignment. National League COLORADO ROCKIESTraded RHPs Parker Frazier to Cincinnati for RHP Armando Galarraga. MIAMI MARLINSOptioned LHP Duane Below to New Orleans (PCL Jose Ceda to the GCL Marlins for a rehab assignment. MILWAUKEE BREWERSOptioned OF Khris Davis to Nashville (PCL ST. LOUIS CARDINALSSent RHP Chris Carpenter to Springfield (TL rehab assignment. Optioned RHP Keith Butler to Memphis (PCL American Association GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGSSigned C Charlie Neil, INF Austin Newell and LHP Gabe Garcia. Released INF Frazier Hall. SIOUX CITY EXPLORERSSigned RHP Nathan Stewart. WINNIPEG GOLDEYESTraded INF Nick Liles to Gary SouthShore to complete an earlier trade. Can-Am League NEW JERSEY JACKALSAcquired RHP Wes Roemer from St. Paul (AA player to be named. Frontier League FRONTIER GREYSReleased C Chris Kay and RHP Coty Saranthus. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERSPlaced INF Carlos Colmenares and OF Tyler Hall on the suspended list. Released RHP Michael Hepple.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association ATLANTA HAWKSSigned F Elton Brand. BOSTON CELTICSWaived F Kris Joseph. DETROIT PISTONSSigned F Luigi Datome and G Will Bynum. HOUSTON ROCKETSSigned G Isaiah Canaan. Agreed to terms with F Robert Covington and G B.J. Young. Waived G/F James Anderson and C Tim Ohlbrecht. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIESRe-signed G Tony Allen and F Jon Leuer to multiyear contracts. SACRAMENTO KINGSSigned F Carl Landry to a four-year contract.FOOTBALLNational Football League CINCINNATI BENGALSSigned TE Tyler Eifert to a four-year contract. DENVER BRONCOSSuspended director of player personnel Matt Russell indefinitely and director of pro personnel Tom Heckert one month for suspicion of drunken driving. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARSSigned WR/PR Ace Sanders. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERSSigned P/K Colton Schmidt to a three-year contract.HOCKEYNational Hockey League ANAHEIM DUCKSRe-signed D Mat Clark to a one-year contract. CAROLINA HURRICANESSigned F Elias Lindholm to a three-year, entrylevel contract. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSSigned D David Savard to a one-year, two-way contract. FLORIDA PANTHERSAgreed to terms with G Jacob Markstrom on a two-year contract. LOS ANGELES KINGSAgreed to terms with D Alec Martinez on a two-year contract. MONTREAL CANADIENSAnnounced the retirement of F Blake Geoffrion. Signed F Sven Andrighetto to a threeyear, entry-level contract. NEW YORK ISLANDERSAgreed to terms with LW Josh Bailey on a fiveyear contract. PHILADELPHIA FLYERSNamed Ron Hextall assistant general manager and director of hockey operations. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNINGRe-signed F J.T. Brown to a one-year, two-way contract.LACROSSENational Lacrosse League MINNESOTA SWARMTraded F Ryan Benesch and T Andrew Watt to Buffalo for 2015 and 2016 first-round and 2017 third-round draft picks.COLLEGEAUBURNNamed Greg Norton hitting coach. AUSTIN PEAYNamed Josh Richards wide receivers coach. ELONNamed Alex Smyth volunteer assistant cross country coach. FLORIDA INTERNATIONALDismissed RB Kedrick Rhodes from the football team. HARDIN-SIMMONSNamed Melanie Chonko womens basketball coach. SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD W W N N B B A A T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . Phoenix at Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2Times, games, channels all subject to change G G O O L L F F T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . L PGA Marathon Classic . . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . 2 013 Open Championship . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 4 4 p p . m m . P GA Sanderson Farms Championship . 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C M Y K Page B4News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013w ww.newssun.com heartland 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 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 11.25"; 4"; Black plus three; process, p/u 6/26/13 99293; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 9 9 0 0 9 9 and moved to third on a Gomez ground out. While Trey Marley was working a walk, a wild pitch brought Brock home, and through a combination of wild pitches and an error, Marley would work his way around to score and put the lead at 7-0. H eartland would add one more in the fourth, on a Crosson sacrifice fly, but as the rains grew heavier and f lashes of lightning were seen, play was halted and the g ame eventually called. T hat paved the way for Mondays slate, with Heartland unable to get any offense going against Hernando, while Spring Hill continued itsresurgence with a 12-2 win over Hendry. This puts Hernando in the drivers seat as the only undefeated team left in the bracket, and Heartland and Spring Hill, with one loss each, battling to claim a spot in the title game. Tuesdays contests were played after press time, with results being available in the Friday edition of the NewsSun.Pre-Majors The tournament for the younger, Pre-Majors AllStars also saw itsshare of back and forth contests that had the Heartland All-Stars sitting pretty at the end of Mondays action. Saturdays opening round saw Chipley top Hernando by a 5-4 score, DeSoto edged Okeechobee 6-5 and Team Heartland shocked East Polk, 6-3. The Polk squad looked loaded, with players from a variety of high schools being represented. And when a titanic, firstinning home run was put into orbit, it looked like Heartland had itshands full. But starting pitcher Heath Harris quickly settled down and mowed through the order, giving his squad the chance to come back and get the win. The victory gave the team Sunday off to watch Chipley top Desoto by a 13-8 score, and Hernando knock Okeechobee out of the tournament with a 9-8 win. Polk then got back on track Monday morning, ousting Hernando by a 5-0 score, with Heartland then stoppingC hipley, 4-0. Daniel Simons got the start for the red-clad home squad, and worked around at wo-out single in the first to retire the side. A lfred Red Brown then got the offense started with a l ead-off double into the leftfield corner. A fter stealing third, Brown would come in on an Alex Gomez grounder to stake Heartland out to the early lead. The second inning went by quickly, with three-up, three-down for both sides, but Chipley looked ready to make some noise in the top of the third. After a lead-off walk, Simons struck out the next batter, and threw to first on a sacrifice bunt to get the second out. But an infield single then put runners on the corners and had the slim lead in jeopardy. But a fly ball to left-center was tracked down by Kyle Thompson to keep Simons shutout intact. Heartland couldnt get anything going in their half of the third, though the defense again stepped up in the top of the fourth to maintain the lead. With a runner on and nobody out, Gomez made a nice stab in the hole at short and quickly fired to Trey Frazier at second for a fielders choice force out. Then, on a smash to third, Harris grabbed and gunned to Frazier at second, who fired to first for the inningending double play. This seemed to light the spark Heartland needed as Simons, Kyle Kelley and Harris all reached to load the bases with one out in the bottom of the fourth. Thompson then launched one over the left fielders head for a two-RBI double that bumped the lead to 3-0. Simons then saved his best work for his last inning, retiring Chipley in order, with two strike outs, in the top of the fifth. Some aggressive base running then got an insurance run across in the bottom oft he fifth. Luis Martinez reached on an infield single and was moved to second on a G omez bunt. When Simons grounded out to third, Martinez broke f or third on the throw across. A nd when the return throw trying to nail him got a way, it was an easy scamper home for the 4-0 lead. Red Devil southpaw Kenny McGrath then came on in relief, worked a perfect sixth and worked around a lead-off walk in the seventh to retire the side with two strike outs and a comebacker to the mound. Kennys been doing that for us for four years now, coming out of the bullpen like that, head coach Whitt Cornell said. And he came up huge for us again. It was a great job by Daniel (Simons continued. His fastball and change were working really well, and his control was great. He threw 45 strikes and just 21 balls. Cornell, also the head coach for the Avon Park varsity squad, is getting a good look at both the present and future for his high school team. Simons is coming into his freshman year and were excited about what hell bring, he said. And Red (Brown ing seniors and his leadership is really starting to show and that will be big for us. The win set up a rematch with East Polk Tuesday in a game also played after press time. See Fridays News-Sun for a recap of the action. Continued from B1 change. Regino repeated the performance to walk in a run of his own with the score now at 13-5. Continuing the rally was Smiths fielders choice and Riveras sac fly to peak Sebrings 15-4 lead. Hardee was only able to manage one run in their last at bat as a balk drove in one base runner, and with the last out Sebring assured their position in the winners bracket for one more day. They have hard throwe rs, said Sebring coach Anthony Gaines, tipping his hat to the Hardee team. The only thing you can do against hard throwers is put the ball in play. s baseballit is never a guarantee. Youve just got t o go out there and lay it all on the line; you have got to show up ready to play Watching this team play, even in warmups, it is evident that they are being taught to show up ready as they always remain focused and never fall complacent. e dont show up to try to worry about what everybody else is doing, we try to show up for what we can control. The win slotted Sebring to play West Seminole Tuesday night, both with no loses and both with a lot of motivation to win. s going to be a good game, Gaines promised. Be sure to check the Friday issue of the NewsSun to see the progress of Sebring as they battle through the Ozone State tournament the rest of this week. Continued from B1 Ozone All-Stars hammer Hardee DAN HOEHNE/News-Sun Trey Frazier makes the relay throw to first for a double play in Heartlands Pre-Majors State Tournament win over Chipley Monday. Dixie keeping Heartland busy L AUREN WELBORN, News-Sun Carson Angell takes his place on first after drawing a walk, moments ahead of Davon Terrs second home run of the game in Sebrings 15-5 win over Hardee Monday. Associated PressTORONTO Call me maybe just not to throw o ut a first pitch. Canadian pop star Carly R ae Jepsen had a good l augh at herself after she spiked the ceremonial first pitch at a Tampa Bay Rays game on Sunday. J epsen, best known for the catchy Top-40 hit Call M e Maybe, posted a textm essage conversation between her and her brother on Twitter that had the hash tag sticktoyourdayjob. S he also posted: So apparently I made ESPN w ith my fail of a pitch. LolD addy must be so proud. Jepsen has fun with first-pitch fail

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, July 17, 2013Page B5 h ealth page; 11.25"; 16"; Black plus three; process, health page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 3 3 9 9 9 9 Courtesy photo The Rotary Club of Sebring, the Highlands County Rotary Club and the S ebring Sunrise Club are sending parcels to the troops overseas.Pictured above isC esar Martinez of Sebring with his troop holding up a Bike Sebring Rotary shirt a nd two Rotary weekly bulletins that were packed inside the box with spices, hots auces, red licorice, hard candy, beef jerky, ball hats, recent magazines, tooth b rushes and paste, flavored coffee,curr y p owder, chili peppers, and hygiene items.The clubs currently are mailingp arcels to Martinez, State Representative Dr. Cary Pigman, and Morgan W hitbeck.To assist, purchase items and drop them off with Joyce Fettinger at the c hamber of commerce offices of Sebring or send a check to the Rotary Club of S ebring, P.O. Box527, Sebring, FL 33871.The clubs will purchase items for for the troops or use the funds to mail the parcels.If a donor would like a tax receipt, make the check out to the Rotary Club of Sebring, Charities Inc.Call Joan Fisher, 385-3829, for more details. Clubs & Organizations Rotary clubs sending packages to troops overseas TOPS 632LAKE PLACID The meeting was called to order by leader Judy OBoyle with 17 members present. Members recited the Pledge of Allegiance, after which the KOPS and TOPS said their respec-t ive pledges. Carolyn Mead led the song for the day. Phyliss Hieronymous brought a guest, Susan Bates, and there were four members of TOPS #209 who came to hear the area director speak. OBoyle introduced the area captain, Cindy D eweese, who opened by saying that TOPS is wonderful, a place to make new friends and actually accomplish weight loss. She then began the program, Real People, Real Weight Loss, assisted by Carolyn Mead. K aren Goodwin called the roll. The club had a good loss for the week and the best losers were Vi Christian and June elam. Karen presented the best loser in June award to Fay Nut, who was ill last week. Yes-yesses for the coming week avocados and t omatoes, and the no-no is fried chicken. Hieronymus kept the four weeks in a row travel g ift for losing her third week in a row. If she loses next week, she wins the prize.

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C M Y K Page B6News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 7/17,24,31; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 7 7 3 3 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 7/17/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 7 7 6 6 Courtesy photo GFWC Lake Placid Womans Club held its third annual summer Murder Mystery on July 13. .Hulas and Homicide was set on the fictional island Kikiwaii, Hawaii. Pictured:Mikaluki (Lots-a-Hatsrator Marge Tousignant; Lonnie Law (Chief I nspector) Mary Meisenheimer; Bea Keannie (Beach Bum Rumbles (Drummer) Maureen Raymond; Carrie Oakley (Entertainer)Peg Vachon; Flora F auna (Floozy Floristerry Reese; Hanna Hulander (Baseball Player P aris Tilton (Owner of the hotelol Spear; Sheila Sways (Hula Champion T arabori; Sue Yu (OwnerHula Dance School)Rose-Mary Pinto; Director Norma S heeran, Producers Sandy Davis and Becky Ludacer. News-Sun classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Clubs & Organizations Hulas and Homicide Courtesy photo Stephanie Bennett (from left), Ashton Abela and A bigail Samperi were the g uest speakers at the Lake P lacid Noon Rotary Clubs luncheon on July 11. They spoke to Rotarians about their week long stay at the S eminar For Tomorrows L eaders that was held in L akeland at Florida Southern College from June 15-22. The Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club sponsored two Lake Placid High School students to attend this worthwhile camp so they might come back to Lake Placid and practice their leadership skills. They all statedt hat it was a trip of a lifet ime and they will always be thankful that they attended. LP Rotary hears from S4TL students FAMERMEWLADAPTBULL INONEOCHOLIMOUSINES LITUPUHOHUPTONOGOOD LMORENOMAAMLAPD ARENDTENGINESHUTUP ETHTERAENACTOMORE LIONCUTUPUMOREMAGE MOMAISOBARITONYSER ONEUPHMOREBALTITOE RESLISTGLOMEND BUTWAITTHERESMORE ALACAPNYALEBRA SONORLONPLAITEGBDF SUNGTOROEMINEMOREO AVEOHMOREEMORENOSE IRREGBUTNOTRAMKTS LESSISTHATSAONAGER LAMPBOOMERCLIOS PARANORMALLOKIKENYA APOSTROPHEARESLATEX DEBTEDGARRESTEMORE CROSSWORDSOLUTION Courtesy photo Sebring Elks 1529 is a proud sponsor Highlands Little Theatre Summer Institute.Not only did the Elks support them financially, but have members interacting at the theatre. Pictured are Mike Brannen and Jim Mason painting ceiling tiles and props. The camp culminates with a short play performed on Thursday and Friday. Tickets can be purchased through the theatrs box office. Elks support HLT

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C M Y K LAKE PLACID The P lacid Lakes Social Circle held their meeting last Tuesday night at Cozs Bowling Center and came through with an ambitiousf all schedule that packs in a lot of activity and fun. Sioux Hurley, our chief travel consultant, completely outlined our travel cruise inM arch of 2014, including a pay as you go plan that is entirely her own arrangement. Call Joyce Briski at 699-6331, or Sioux at (941 484-0728 for reservationi nfo.There are still reserved cabins available; this will be o n the Norwegian Dawn sailing onMarch 2, 2014 out of Tampa.Sioux is makinga rrangements for a shuttle bus. T he Hand and Foot card night is set for Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Joyce and Bonnie Bailey are thecontacts, Bonnie can be reached at theT own Hall at 465-4888 after Aug. 1. Space is limited, but w e still have room for a few more. We are getting a bowling g roup together and will get more details from Cozs as t o how and when before our next meeting Aug. 6. Getting into September, the Gangw ill be having their second International Sausage Festival, and we promise not t o run out of sausage. There will be Portuguese, Italiano, F rench, German, and of course, All-American Hotdogs. October will bring a potluck supper, always aw inner. November well be GoinToThe Dogs Day Trip to the dog track in Fort Myers, and December another day trip to Fishermens Village for the Christmas Light Cruise.Were alsoh oping to have our Christmas Decor Contest in P lacid Lakes. Joe Briski will be the chauffeur for the judges. Talk about the most interesting town, Lake Placid,F la.made the news on USANews as one of the vacation spots in America, mentioning Lake Clay. LAKE PLACID The Mens Friendly Pancake Breakfast was held July 6. It was a pleasant morning and 58 took advantage of the breakfast. Jim Hogan has handed his responsibility for the Mens Pancake Breakfast down to Derek Willeke. Derek will now be in control of the Mens Pancake Breakfast Crew. We thank you Jim for the years that you gave to making our pancakes, with blueberries or without. Tom and Pat Slango set up and hosted the coffee. They had a pretty display of goodies for our coffee hour. Peggy Sue Teague emceed. She called on our manager, Jodi Susco, for comments on the park. Jodi said that the new lawn service would con-t inue working on Wednesdays in the park. Peggy Sue read the names of the birthdays and anniversaries for the week but sincen o one was present other than Marilyn Cromers husband, Ed Cromer, so she played the piano for him and we sang. M arysue Willeke, our present sunshine person, gave her report. There is a Thinking of You card to sign for Mary Brown and forG eorge Kelleher, who had a short stay in the hospital. Brenda Knoche announced t he name of the movie, Life of Pi, that will be shown this month on July 28. It isd irected by Ang Lee and it is a computer animated drama f ilm. It was picked out by Marilyn Cromer. Coffee and cake will be served beforet he Sunday afternoon movie at 3 p.m. T here are so many activities in the clubhouse during the summer months: bridge, dominos, Mexican train, mens poker, pinochle,e uchre, chicken foot, hand and foot, and tuc. Just check y our Tropical Topic for the day and the time. Judy Muise is still holding art classes in her home on Thursdays at 10 a.m. and at1 p.m. If you are interested, call her at (863 The Nu-Hope Sewing group has taken on a new project this summer. Theya re making girls dresses out of pillowcases. If anyone has pillowcases that they do not need, we would appreciate receiving them. We havem ade 15 dresses and they really are very attractive. They will be sent to a distribution center and then the dresses will go wherevert hey are needed. Tuesday Morning Ladies Coffee was made by CarolynR eece and she also led the meeting. Marilyn Cromer gave the monthly and trea-s ures report. Remember, weather permitting, there is a pool party every Thursday at 5 p.m. except the night of the carry-in dinner. Bringy our snacks and something to drink. There will be a c arry-in dinner on the 25th at 6 p.m. Judy Muise is in the planning stage of a Craft Show and Sell for Nov. 16, whichw ill be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. You crafters, get your p rojects made so you will be able to have a table. You will hear more about this as time progresses. For a good time, dont forg et the Caladium Festival, which is held in Lake Placid on July 26-28. It always is a very interesting and entertaining festival. T he non carry-in took place on July 9. How so many people can miss out on this good food in this friendly atmosphere remains am ystery. It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future, and impossible to live in the past. JimB ishop. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, July 17, 2013Page B7 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; july ads p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 6 6 9 9 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; 7/17/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 7 7 4 4 LAMPE & KEIFFER; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 7/17/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 7 7 7 7 Friends & Neighbors P lacid Lakes Party Line B y Susie Lee Tropical Harbor Estates By Arlene Clouston Courtesy photo On July 11, the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club presented perfect attendance pins to 13 club members (front row, from left) Lorraine Hutchins, Luis Ojeda, Norma Rizer, Margaret Ellerbee, and Merry Cresswell; (back row, from left) Eduardo Maldonado, Bruce Stratton, C.B. Brewer, Donald Elliott, Bill Richter, Maria Chenique, and Jim Carroll. Not pictured is Pam Brewer. Clubs & Organizations Perfect attendance pins awarded at LP Noon Rotary Special to the News-SunS EBRING Cathy Schreima was recently pre-s ented with her Distinguished Toastmaster medallion by District 48 Governor Ron Rice at a Leadership Seminar inB randon. Schreima had to complete several speech manuals and leadership projects, including serving as a dis-t rict officer in order to earn the award. The DTM is the highest award that Toastmasters International Awards. Only one half of one percent of all Toastmaster members ever finishes all the requirements to their DTM.. She is a charter member of Heartland Talk of the Town Toastmasters in Sebring. She started her Toastmasters journey in Ohio in 1994 and moved to Sebring in 2008. T he DTM is the highest award that ToastmastersI nternational Awards. Only one half of one percent of all Toastmasters ever finishes all the requirements to earn this award. T oastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that helps its members develop public speakinga nd leadership skills. The organization has more than 280,000memberships in 13,500clubs in 116 countries. Heartland Toastmasters meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road in Sebring, in Community Room 101. Guests are always welcome. For more information contact Linda Udall, 386-6495 pr visitwww.toastmasters.org/ Schreima earns Distinguished Toastmaster medallion C ourtesy photo Cathy Schreima of Sebring received her DTM Medallion from District 48 Governor Ron Rice at a Toastmaster Leadership Seminar in Brandon. CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes announcements about clubs and organizations on Wednesdays.Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Forms are available at the News-Sun. The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesdas paper. Submit items to the News-Sunfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail toeditor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. With few exceptions, there is only one road and it is up to motorists and bicyclists to treat each other with care and respect. Adherence to the law is the foundation of respect.

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C M Y K Page B8News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com Whats Cooking I dont know about you but I think wrapping brie cheese with puff pastry and baking it untilg olden brown is wonderful. It is also a very easy appetizer to m ake for your next dinner party. Brie is a soft cows milk cheese named after the French region from which it originated.I t is pale in color with a slight grayish tinge under a rind of w hite mold. The whitish moldy rind is typically eaten, and its flavor quality depends largelyu pon the ingredients used and its manufacturing environment. N utritionally, Brie has 100 calories, five to six grams of protein and about 8.5 grams off at per ounce, so dont over indulge with your Brie. It pairs well with sweet fruits w ith high acidity like ripe cherries or red grapes. Toasted nuts l ike pecans, walnuts or almonds are also a nice compliment to the Brie. It is a great food to pair with wine, as well. I suggest you make your baked briea nd get out the best Chardonnay or white Burgundy you have and enjoy the harmony between the dish and the wine. So this week, I have a Brie recipe that has what we haveb een talking about and I encourage you to prepare this d ish in your kitchen. Cheers, Chef.Baked Brie1 tbs. Butter, Unsalted 1 oz. Nuts, Walnuts, Halves & Pieces, Chopped 1 oz. Nuts, Pecan Pieces, Chopped 8 oz. Cheese, Brie 1/2 cup Preserves, Red Raspberry, Canned 2 each Egg, Fresh, Beaten 1 each Dough, Puff Pastry Sheets, Frozen Preparation 1. Defrost one sheet of puff pastry for approximately 15 to 20 minutes and unfold (place remaining sheet in freezer for later use). 2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Saut nuts in butter until golden brown, approximately five minutes. 3. Place nuts on top of Brie and spread jam on top of nuts. 4. Gently roll pastry with a rolling pin to increase the size of the sheet 1 to 2 inches in each direction. Brush both sides of the sheet with beaten egg. 5. Center the wheel of Brie on top of the pastry sheet. Bring all four corners of the sheet together above Brie and twist slightly to form a bundle. Tie gathered pastry with kitchen/cooking string (tie string in the form of a bow), Place bundle on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 20 to 25 minutes until pastry is golden brown. Serve with top-quality crackers. 6. Place golden brown baked Brie on serving tray. Arrange crackers around or onside of tray. Tim Spain is System Executive Chef with Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center and Morrison Healthcare Food Service. He can be reached at tim.spain@ahss.org/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Bake that cheese Chefs Corner Tim Spain F AMILYFEATURES Summer entertaining is easy with simple, crowd-pleasing recipes from light bites to sweet delights that require almost no time in t he kitchen. Invite over a few of your closest friends, heat up the grill and set out your favorite wines for a truly memorable outdoor dinner party. Select simple recipes that can be prepared ahead of time and quickly seared on the grill once your guests have arrived. E veryone will enjoy the food and youll love that youre not trapped in the kitchen. Prep, chop and marinate everything then store it all in containers. Continue the trend of simplicity by serving foodfriendly wines, such as those from Las Rocas. Las Rocas, which literally means the rocks because of the rocky soil where the grapes are grown, produces an incredibly vibrant Garnacha and refreshing Ros that pair wonderfully with these dishes. Make the occasion truly special by beginning the festivities at sundown to take advantage of the cool breezes and beautiful sunset. Line the tables with a row of small candles, hang sparkling white lights from the trees and put on your favorite music. Your guests may never want to leave. For more information, visit www.lasrocaswine.com.P an Seared Rib Eye with Balsamic G laze and Crispy Salted Potato WedgesServe with Las Rocas Garnacha, a vibrant and versatile red wine with rich dark berry flavors and aromas. Yield: 4 to 6 servingsF orCrispy Fingerling Potatoes 1pound small Yukon gold potatoes cut into wedges Koshersalt and freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon roughly chopped fresh rosemary leaves, plus a couple of sprigs ForSteaks Kosherorcoarse salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 3/4-pound bone in rib-eye steaks, about 1 inch thick 1 large shallot, thinly sliced 1/2 cup aged balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons unsalted butter For potatoes: Place the potatoes in saucepan and cover with cold, salted water. Set over high heat and bring to boil. Cook until potatoes are fork tender, about 10 minutes depending on size of potatoes. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Pat potatoes dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper to taste. Set potatoes aside and begin steak. For steak: Sprinkle large cast-iron skillet with kosher or coarse salt; heat skillet over high heat for about 8 minutes, then add steaks. Sear until steaks are crusted brown, about 4 minutes; turn steaks. Sear to desired doneness or about 6 more minutes for medium rare. Transfer to cutting board and let rest while you make sauce. Wipe out pan and add shallot; cook, stirring, about 1 minute. Slowly add vinegar and 1 tablespoon of water and bring to a boil. Stir continuously until reduces and thickens, about 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat, swirl in butter, and season with pepper to taste. Drizzle sauce over steaks just before serving. To finish potatoes: Heat olive oil in large skillet over high heat. When hot, add seasoned potatoes, cut side down, and rosemary. Cook until golden and crispy, about 2 minutes per side. Sprinkle with additional salt and pepper to taste. Goat Cheese Crostini with Grilled Peaches, Serrano Ham and Marcona Almonds Serve with Las Rocas Ros, a fruitforward seasonal wine with notes of raspberry and strawberry. Yield: 1 dozen crostini 12 slices French bread, sliced on the diagonal into 1/2-inch-thick slices Extra virgin olive oil Koshersalt and freshly ground black pepper 12 thinly sliced pieces Serrano ham 2 ripe peaches, halved, pitted and sliced onto 12 thin wedges 2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled (about 1/4 cup 1 tablespoon roughly chopped Marcona almonds Preheat grill. Brush each slice of bread on one side with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Grill, oil-side down until lightly golden brown, about 3 minutes. Remove from grill and place a piece Serrano ham on each. Drizzle peaches with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle with saltandpeppertotaste.Grillpeaches untilgrillmarksappear,turningonce, about 1 to 2 minutes per side. Place warm grilled peaches on top of each crostini and sprinkle each with crumbled goat cheese and Marcona almonds. Drizzle them lightly with additional olive oil. Serve.Red Wine and Vanilla Bean Panna CottaYield: 6 servings 1 orange 1 cup blackberries and or raspberries 1 vanilla bean, cut in half 3 cups Las Rocas Garnacha wine 2/3cup sugar 1 cup whole milk 1 1/4-ounce packet unflavored powdered gelatin 2 cups whole Greek style yogurt Fresh mint sprigs forgarnish Remove a wide, 2-inch-long strip of zest from orange with sharp paring knife. Peel and segment orange and toss with blackberries, cover and refrigerate. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean. Place seeds and pod in small saucepan. Add wine, 1/3 cup sugar and orange zest strip. Simmer over medium-low heat until reduced to 1 1/4 cups, about 35 minutes. Discard vanilla bean pod and zest strip. Cool completely. Set aside 1/4 cup for serving. Combine milk with remaining 1/3 cup sugar in medium saucepan. Sprinkle in gelatin and let stand, undisturbed, until gelatin softens, about 4 minutes. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until gelatin and sugar are just dissolved (do not boil cool. Whisk in 1 cup of wine reduction and yogurt until smooth. Pour into six 6-ounceramekinsorjars,coverandrefrigerate until set, at least 3 hours or overnight. If using ramekins, dip bottom of each ramekin in warm water to loosen. Invert each panna cotta onto a plate. If using jars, skip this step. Drizzle panna cottas with reserved wine reduction and garnish with oranges and berries and sprig of fresh mint.

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I want desper-a tely to protect them from making the same mistakes I did. I feel like the best w ay to prevent this is to speak openly about sex. The closest anyone ever c ame to speaking to me about sex was my grandfat her (of all people! gave me a Dear Abby booklet that was written toi nform kids about sex. Even though I was embarr assed when he gave it to me and I ran back to my room to hide, I still read the whole thing from front to back. It was interesting,b ut unfortunately, it was too late. I have always w ished I would have been given that booklet a couple of years sooner. T his was about 15 years ago. Is there any chance y ou know the book Im talking about and where I could find a few to pass on t o my children? Obviously, the family around me were not comfortable speaking of sex. Please know how grateful I am even all thist ime later that you provided my grandfather with a way to reach out to me. Grateful in Houston DearGrateful: Many p arents find the subject of sex a difficult one to raise w ith their children, so they postpone it. As happenedi n your case, that discussion often comes after it is too late. Because children are now maturing at earliera ges, these discussions should be part of an ongoing dialogue that begins before puberty. My booklet is written to help breakt he ice and start the discussion more easily. It can be ordered by sending your name and address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds Abby Teen Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Shipping and handling are included in the price. It would be helpf ul for you to review the booklet again so you can prepare beforehand toa nswer questions or guide the conversation. A mong the important topics included in my booklet are: How old musta girl be before she can get pregnant? How old must a boy be before he can father a child? What time of the month is a girl 100 percent safe? and Can a girl get pregnant the firstt ime she has sex? Also included is a sect ion on various sexually transmitted diseases and what to do if you think youm ay have one. This is extremely important b ecause STDs need to be treated right away, and not doing so can have lifelong c onsequences. Knowledge is power. The more information children receive, the better they will be prepared for makingi ntelligent, informed decisions. DearAbby: My husband passed away 10 weeks ago.I plan on wearing my wedding ring for the remainder o f my life. Your opinion would be appreciated. Grieving Widow in Texas DearGrieving Widow: Allow me to offer my sympathy for the loss of yourh usband. Because the ring brings you comfort, you may wear it as long as you wish. D ear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was found-e d by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 9 0069. Teach children about sex before they become active Dear Abby GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE Procrastination has been a way of life for most of us. When we think a job is going to take longer than weh ave time for then we put it off. That is our perfectionism. We have been taught since the day we were born that if we cant do somethingr ight dont do it at all! We listened! We may not have heard much else that was said but that stuck in our minds. Coupled with the pain of having to redo things over and over again when they were not up to the perfectionist standards, we just gave up before we ever got started. Alot of times we dont know where to start. This is the perfectionism monster again. The perfect place to begin. When we can let go of perfectionism, we can stop going down the path of procrastination. I give you a place. Go shine your sink. It is a simple action that starts you in a direction toward peace. This is our very first habit. Keeping your sink clean and shiny is all you have to do. That shiny sink puts a smile on your face each morning. It is the only thing you have to do. With this one habit you are being kind to yourself. You are not piling on with a huge list. As this one habit becomes automatic you can add another habit. Slow and steady relieves the guilt. This is being patient with yourself. You dont have to be perfect. You just have to do something instead of wring your hands and say I dont have time. When you hear those words come out of your mouth, set your timer and do two minutes. You will be sos urprised at what you can accomplish in those short two minutes. Dont allow your perfectionism to push you too hard or keep youf rom starting. We have all heard the story of the tortoise and the hare. The hare procrastinated. He played and put things off because he felt like he had plenty of time to beat that slow tortoise. In the end he lost the race. Just imagine his stress level when he looked around and saw the tortoise winning. All of a sudden he got in a hurry. What happens when you get in a hurry. Procrastination places guilt on our heads. We dont do well with this guilt and the stress that comes from waiting till the last minute. This stress is pushing our adrenaline buttons to put us into overdrive. So instead of taking your time and doing what you can, when you can, you are speeding down the highway to a head-on collision. Y our adrenaline super fuel i s what causes you to crash and burn. That flash in the pan burns out your engine and disables your thinking ability. You become the victim of your own procrastination. Please stop procrasti-n ating. If you will only take BabySteps your journey will be slow and steady. Your home did not get dirty in a day and it will not get clean overnight. BabySteps will help you find the peace you are searching for. Progress not perfection. For more help getting rid of your clutter and CHAOS, check out her website and join her free mentoring group at www.FlyLady.net or read her book, Sink Reflections published by Random House. Help build a Habitat Home this year, http://www.share.habitat.org/flyladybuildproject. Bless others with your clutter by donating it to a Habitat for Humanity Restore near you. Copyright 2013 Marla Cilley. Used by permission in this publication. Are you a collision course? FLY Lady Leanne Ely LONDON (APs Globe theater is about to take the Bards words literally All the worlds a stage. The London theater announced Tuesday that it plans to tour a production of Hamlet to every country in the world, some 205 nations and territories in all. The small-scale production, performed by a cast of eight, will tour the world between April 2014 and April 23, 2016 the 400th anniversary of Shakespeares death. By train, coach, plane and boat, we aim to take this wonderful, iconic, multifarious play to as many fresh ears as we possibly can, said artistic director Dominic Dromgoole. The target of 205 nations and territories could vary a little, and exactly what constitutes a country is in some cases contested. The United Nations has 193 member states, while there were 204 teams in the London Olympics. e are aware that it is insanely ambitious, said Globe spokeswoman Emma Draper. But she said the company and the British Council, a government-backed agency that will support the tour believed it was possible. Venues have yet to be determined, but will include Helsingor in Denmark also known as Elsinore, where Shakespeares tragedy is set and Kenyas Rift Valley. The tour will start and end at Shakespeares Globe, a replica Elizabethan playhouse on the south bank of the River Thames in London. The tour is the flipside of last years Globe to Globe festival, which brought troupes from around the world to London to perform Shakespeares plays in 37 languages. Theater director Peter Brook said Hamlet was the most all-encompassing and universal of Shakespeares plays. The six simplest words in the English language are to be or not to he said. There is hardly a corner of the planet where these words have not been translated. Globe taking Hamlet around world

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C M Y K By DERRIK J. LANG APEntertainment WriterT he cause of Glee actor Cory Monteiths death remained unclear Monday, a nd authorities in Canada said it could take several days before toxicology test results are in. V ancouver police Sgt. Randy Fincham said theres nothing to indicate the death was due to illicit drug use. M onteith, 31, was found dead in his Vancouver, B ritish Columbia, hotel room on Saturday, according to police, who have ruled out foul play. P olice said Monteith had been out with people earlier, but video and electronicr ecords from the hotel indicated he returned to his roomb y himself early Saturday. He was believed to be alone when he died. M onteiths passing recalls the lives of Heath Ledger, Corey Haim and River Phoenix actors who batt led substance abuse and died in their 20s and 30s.M onteith talked bluntly about struggling with addiction since he was a teenager, calling it a serious problem and telling Parade magazine in 2011 he was lucky to be alive. M onteith admitted himself to a treatment facility in April for substance addiction and asked for privacy as he took steps toward recovery, a representative said at the time. Lea Michele, M onteiths Glee co-star and real-life girlfriend, told People magazine that shel oved and supported him and was proud he was seeking help. It was not Monteiths first time in rehab. He also r eceived treatment when he was 19. M ichele was asking that everyone respect her privacy during this devastating time, said her representative, Molly Kawachi of ID-PR. T he Fox network and the producers of Glee, including 20th Century Fox Television, called Monteith an exceptional performer and an even more exceptional person. Michele asked for privacy upon hearing the news of his death. Monteith had recently shot a Canadian film called All the Wrong Reasons, with actors Kevin Zegers, Karine Vanasse and Emily Hampshire, slated to debut on the festival circuit this fall. Gia Milani, who produced, directed and wrote the screenplay, said Monteith portrays a ruthless department store manager who shows a unique vulnerability when he helps his wife deal with post-traumatic stress disorder. She said Monteith connected with the role because he had retail experience, working in a Walmart in Vancouver when he was younger. There were some risque moments in the film and hes very intense in it and passionate, Gilani told Canadian Press in a telephone interview from just north of Shediac, New Brunswick, her voice still shaky from the shock of Monteiths death over the weekend. He pulled it off flawlessly Milani said Monteith seemed healthy when she last saw him four weeks ago in Los Angeles to screen the film for him. He looked super fit and he was energetic and excited. He was really good, she said. She said Monteith showed no signs of a substance abuse problem while shooting the film a year ago in Halifax,N ova Scotia. He was shooting Glee at the same time and would take a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Halifax on Sundays, arrive-m id-morning and still know his lines and still be fresh and focused, she said. He had amazing ideas and he brought a lot to the role, said Milani. He had just ano utstanding work ethic. Milani said Monteith told h er he felt like he had achieved so much with Glee that it gave him permission tod o other things, including smaller films such as hers. O ff the set, Monteith was always gracious in accommodating fans when they approached him as he dined in restaurants, said Milani. Never one time was he rude, never one time did he s ay no, she said. He was a super accessible guy, which is just all the more painful. O utside the Vancouver hotel, Monteiths fans created a makeshift memorial.. (hash (hasht rending topics on Twitter. In England, what was supposed to be a weekend celebration of Glee turned intoa n impromptu memorial after news of Monteiths death r ocked a fan convention. The news was devastating. No one had any ideaw hat to say or do, said Chloe Harvey, an 18-year-old f an from Portsmouth, England. It just shows how much of a truly amazing guyC ory was that everyone was so shocked and emotional about the news. Glee, with its catchy s ong-and-dance numbers and high-profile guest stars like G wyneth Paltrow and Britney Spears, became an instant hit when it debuted in2 009 and made celebrities of Montieth and the rest of the r elatively unknown cast. Monteith served as the shows resident hunk with ah eart of gold. Page B10News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com hometown biz; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 3 3 9 9 7 7 Entertainment More tests needed for cause of Monteiths death MCT Glee star Cory Monteith was found dead in a hotel room on Saturday. He was 31. LOS ANGELES (AP Michael Jackson couldh ave earned $1.1 billion or more if he had performed a worldwide concert tour and created a Las Vegas show before his death, ana ccounting expert familiar with the singers earning potential told jurors Monday. Arthur Erk, a certified public accountant who con-d ucts royalty audits for musicians, told jurors that J ackson might have earned $1.5 billion for the shows if he had charged highert icket prices during later shows on the This Is It t our. Erk said he was using conservative estimates to figure Jacksons earning potential if he had lived fors everal more years, completed a worldwide tour a nd created a Las Vegas show based on his music. The estimates took intoa ccount endorsements and royalties that Jackson could h ave earned and are heavily dependent on the idea that Jackson would havep erformed a 37-month, 260-concert world tour. AEG Live defense attorn ey Sabrina Strong questioned Erks assumption during cross-examination because Jackson had never completed a tour that longa nd hadnt performed a tour in more than a decade. Strong also questioned Erk about three instances where Jackson got into legal disputes over canceled per-f ormances, but the accountant said those didnt factor i nto his analysis. He needed to work, Erk said. H is testimony was meant to show jurors the supers tars earning potential in the case brought by Jacksons mother against concert promoter AEG Live LLC. K atherine Jackson claims AEG Live is liable f or her sons death because it failed to properly investigate the doctor convictedo f giving the singer an anesthetic overdose. 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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING County administrator June Fisher pulled no punches presenting the county commission the recommended budget for 2013-2014 fiscal year during the commissions regular meeting Tuesday morning the county faces yet another year of dropping revenue and rising costs. She said her preview was a highlevel overview, not a finished product. The commissioners mainly listened. This budget year will be no different than those in recent history, she said. The county will collect less in property tax revenue and the cost to maintain existing services will increase. Housing prices are not yet rebounding in the county. In fact, Fisher said, the property appraisers office reports properties have devalued 2.59 percent countywide. Ad valorem taxes will only produce about 41 percent of needed revenue. Fisher recommended a 1 percent rise in the millage rate and more spending cuts. NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 W ednesday-Thursday, July 17-18, 2013Volume 94/Number 85 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 Online: www.newssun.com WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip low down ; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 7 7 7 7 PMstorms High 89 Low 72Details, A10 Classifieds A7 Clubs B6 Community BriefsB2 Crossword PuzzleB9 Dear Abby B9 Editorial & OpinionA3 Friends & NeighborsB8 Obituaries A6 Sudoku PuzzleB9 Whats CookingB8 IndexStaying alive at stateHeartland Dixie Majors and Pre-Majors, Sebring Ozone All Stars battling for trips to World Series SPORTS, B1 Create bold flavors tha t take almost no time in the kitchen WHATSCOOKING, B8 Elegant entertaining By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Generosity, with a side of hope, is whats being served up at IHOP Restaurants across the Sunshine State over the next few weeks, and Highlands Countys local restaurant is enthusiastically taking part in the initiative. The IHOPE (Helping Others Prosper Everyday) Charity has teamed up with Boys and Girls Clubs for the Hope in a Box, Sneakers for Students. Beginning July 15, IHOP restaurants will collect new and unused shoes to be handed out to local students for the upcoming school year. The project is a first for the Highlands County location. We were contacted by corporate office and of course we jumped right on the band wagon for this, said Sebring IHOPGeneral Manager Anthony Gullory. Gullory is excited to be a part of the sneaker drive for the first time and is looking forward to the month-long initiative. Ive spoken to other general managers in the district and they are all participating, so we are right on board with it too, Gullory said. IHOPis no stranger to charity work, Gullory said. Throughout the year, the IHOPE charity participates in several local and national fundraisers the Childrens Miracle Network Local Local IHOP teams with Boys & Girls Club Metro IHOP in Sebring will be collecting shoes for the local Boys & Girls Club through Aug. 11. Get free pancakes when you donate shoes for students See IHOP, A6 DEET and dress: Spray clothes and exposed skin with mosquito repellent containing DEET. If weather allows, wear long sleeves, pants and socks. Dont apply repellents containing permethrin directly to skin. A void peak hours: Mosquitoes are particularly active around dawn and dusk. Consider avoiding outdoor activities during those times. Good screens: Nothing is worse than hearing that buzzing sound in your ear while trying to sleep. Keep the screens on your windows and doors in good condition and fitting tightly. No standing water : Eliminate standing water such as in watering cans, wheelbarrows, old tires, stagnant birdbaths, clogged gutters anyplace water sits should be cleaned out. Ways to squash your chances of being pestered Source/photo MCT BUZZING&BITING By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comNo one knows how many billions, probably zillions, of mosquitoes make mammals, birds and reptiles m iserable in the world, but with all the rain weve had in the past few w eeks, you can expect there to be a lot more around. No one even really knows how m any species there are. One source says there are 2,500 species, another says 3,000. According to www.mosquitoes.org, there are approximately 150 species in the United States, a nd about 80 species in Florida more than in any other state. Of the 80 species, 33 can cause pest problems for mammals and 13 can pass on pathogens. Most of those different mosquitoes live happily all over the state, b ut some live only in the Panhandle or southern counties like Monroe a nd Miami-Dade counties. Highlands County is home to most. And the invasion of giant mosquitoes that youve been likely reading about online? They are Psorophora c iliata more commonly called gallinippers and theyve been around central Florida all the time. There just might be a few more of them this year. W ater is the key to a mosquitos More rain is good, but it also means even more mosquitoes See MOSQUITOES, A5 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK The city coffers grew by $12,815 thanks to a payment in lieu of taxes or PILOT presented by the Avon Park Housing Authority at Thursday nights special city council meeting. Because a previous city council had forgiven the PILOTprogram for the citys housing authority, Avon Park Housing Authority Executive Director Larry Shoeman pointed out that these PILOT payments now are voluntary. Were in much better shape now, he said. The situation has turned around since then. The payment represents a total of money collected at some of the 237 units that the authority oversees in Delaney Heights, Lakeside Park the Ridgedale Apartments and at North Central Heights. Shoeman told council members that 104 new families had gone into assisted housing throughout the three operations over the course of the past year, although more than 300 families had applied AP Housing Authority makes payment to city $12,815 in lieu of taxes See HOUSING, A4 Commissioners get overview of daunting budget Fisher County ready to count pennies See COUNTY, A6

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C M Y K By ROD LEWIS News-Sun correspondentLAKE PLACID The Caladium Arts & Crafts CoOp at 132 E. Interlake Blvd. has been closed for remodeli ng. It will reopen Monday, just in time for the Caladium F estival. The Co-Op is a unique place to purchase one-of-a-kind items. Lee Ann Hinskey, vice president of advertising, s aid, We take everything out and put it in the back room; all the props come o ut. We freshen, paint, and clean the carpets while everything is out. When everything is put back into place it is set in an a rea, kind of like a department store, explains Hinskey. Each department is decorated and someone is responsible for the area. W hen a member brings in an item it is set in an area that would compliment the item. There are about 56 artists, but we are always looking for new artists, Hinskey said. The different departments include: a Christmas departm ent, which showcases more than 100 ornaments; a ladies department, which has Tshirts, purses and all kinds of fun things; a bathroom s ection that has soaps, towels, and painted basins. We have a childrens department that includes little chairs and tables. We h ave a garden shop that has vases and flower arrangements, painted rocks. One of the newest members does tan hiding. He has some very eclectic items. There are Gatorland and Seminole land that has paraphernalia for both. There is a section where one can get a card made from paintings. There is an area where the artist does stained glass, painting on palm fronds. The Man Cavehas paper mache masks and wire art. We also have three different jewelry artists. There are quilts that are one of a kind. There is a gallery that displays pictures from the artists that include different types of medium. There are several giclees, which are a print or a copy of the original work. There are caladium-themed areas that are the focal points when guests come in the store. The grapevine tree will also feature caladiums. The tree changes dcor with season. Hinskey said, Some people love it and some people hate it, but the tree has been there for years. Peggy Taylor is the vice president of Decorating and said, I think I have been envisioning the store since I was elected, which was about April 30. This is such a huge task. Judy Nicewicz is the president for the year and says that she is responsible for making sure everything goes smoothly. She also makes sure that the store is staffed accurately and that the store opens and closes on time. Nicewicz states that one must be a member in order to show their wares at the Co-op. There are dues to be a member and there are hours that must be spent in the store, additionally, the ware cannot duplicate other peoples work. For more information on that, contact the Lake Placid Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-op. There may be some artists receptions and night classes that include art as well as a class in scrap booking in order to bring people to the Co-op. Nicewicz also said, We are going to try to coordinate a first Friday event with the art league and the clowns. Hinskey adds that there may be something like Destination Downtown from Sebring in the future. For more information about the Lake Placid Caladium Arts & Crafts CoOp visit them at 132 E. Interlake Blvd. in Lake Placid or online at: http://www.caladiumarts.org/ Page A2News-SunWednesday, July 17, 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 This weeks question: Do you think cable news channels have spent too much time talking about the Zimmerman case and not enough time covering other important issues? Online Yes 94% No 6% Total votes: 134 www.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at July 12 45252751MB: 10x:3Next jackpot $20 millionJuly 9 321434548MB: 14x:2 July 5 223414754MB: 42x:4 July 13 21011414253x:4Next jackpot $37 millionJuly 9 131720232430x:2 July 6 1735394347x:3 July 15 78112832 July 14 345829 July 13 1116293133 July 12 16222336 July 15 (n) 4210 July 15 (d) 7729 July 14 (n) 4018 July 14 (d) 4054 July 15 (n) 106 July 15 (d) 419 July 14 (n) 311 July 14 (d) 735 July 12 219374313 July 9 1218283922 July 5 617394115 July 2 192324432 July 13 28223537 PB: 6Next jackpot $116 millionJuly 10 3031455559 PB: 27 July 6 213353652 PB: 11 Lottery Center News-Sun/Rod Lewis Peggy Taylor, Pat Keesling, Patsy Peters; standing: LeeAnn Hinskey, Judy Nicewicz, Maureen Fulgiriti, Chris Filip, and Ester Hamill. News-Sun/Rod Lewis The Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-Op Building at 132 E. Interlake Blvd. in Lake Placid will reopen to the public on Monday, just in time for the upcoming Caladium Festival. Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-Op grand re-opening set for Monday By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING In the wake of his town hall meeting, the Highlands County Voters League will host Highlands County Commissioner Don Elwell at their session this Thursday night. We thought it would be good to have him, especially in light of all the newspaper and radio coverage the budget has received since that time, said Voters League spokeswoman Nell Roberts. Im sure people now will have more questions than they did the first time they saw it. Elwell made a presentation last week on the countys proposed 2013-2014 budget. It was formally presented to Highlands County commissioners at their Tuesday morning meeting. Workshops have been planned to deal with a budget shortfall expected to be $3.5 million, which is nearly twice last years $2 million gap. However, Roberts said she expects there will be discussion about more than the proposed county budget, noting that questions on the countys Economic Development Commission/Industrial Development Authority and the Tourist Development Council also are expected. Anew feature of the V oters League meeting will be reports from other citizen groups, with representatives of the Highlands Tea Party,The Group for Better Government and Citizens for Government Accountability invited to attend. There may also be time for spokespeople from the local Republican and Democrat parties to give updates on their activities. We want to give as much information as possible, Roberts said. Elwell to speak at next Voters League meeting Elwell Community Briefs In a story regarding allegations by private investigator and former Avon Park police officer Dan Burke against Avon Park City Manager Julian Deleon in regards to use of city vehicles, the fuel cost figure calculated by Burke was $1,488, not $4,488 as reported. The News-Sun regrets the error and appreciates the opportunity to set the record straight. Correction SFSC offers Alcohol Drug Accident Prevention TrainingSouth Florida State Colleges Community Education Department is offering a series of Alcohol Drug Accident Prevention Training (ADAPT) courses for first-time drivers license applicants. The four-hour courses will be held 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at the SFSC DeSoto Campus, 2252 N.E. Turner Ave., Arcadia; and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at the SFSC Hardee Campus, 2968 U.S. 17 N., Bowling Green. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $42 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 Department at 784-7388 or via email at CommunityEducation@south florida.edu.Airport, Swamp Buggy Show planned at festivalLAKE PLACID Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce second Caladium Festival Annual Airboat and Swamp Buggy Show will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28 in DeVane Park.First-, secondand third-place trophies will be awarded for airboats and swamp buggies, plus peoples choice award. Free admission for the event.Entertainment and food vendors are available. For information, visit www.visitlakeplacidflorida.c om, email chamber@lpfla.com or call 465-4331.Entries needed for Caladium Festival Floral Design CompetitionLAKE PLACID On behalf of the Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, 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 Continued on A6

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C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com Editorial & Opinion www.newssun.comNews-SunW ednesday, July 17, 2013Page A3 Enough of the accusations already. Enough of the laws uits. Time that should be spent on city business is spent instead on preparing for depositions. For heavens sake, everyone, back to your corners. T hanks to the banner competition they are easy to find: C ity manager supporters stand under their banner over here, and supporters of t he city councilor at war with the city manager under h is banner over there. Wed say its bordering on the ridiculous, but that border was crossed long ago. Unfortunately, as it turns o ut, this nonsense is selfdestructive. It hampers p rogress. It reflects poorly on Avon Park. We understand that people are deeply divided and emotions intense. We understand why. After decades of slow decay and good-old-boy back room politicking, city councilors, through several election cycles, began to turn things around. This was not done smoothly, or even particularly well, but it got done. The real changes started when the current city manager took over and did what was necessary. Those things were all traumatic and painful: Amajor downside in personnel, job descriptions with larger work loads, higher expectations and new, tighter rules instituted. These difficult circumstances were made worse by the sometimes ruthless way in which the city manager went about his work; nor did he always control his temper. People became defensive. Issues became personal, making everything worse. Now, instead of constructive dialogue about the issues, too much time is spent in arguments that devolve into what basically amounts to kids arguing in the back seat on a long car ride: I know you are, but what am I? and He keeps looking at me! Doesnt anyone in Avon Park understand? The last thing we need to be doing is persisting in these individual vendettas at the expense of the citys future. Its over. Its done. Stop already with the seemingly endless back and forth accusations. Enough is enough. Enough is enough Things have gotten entirely out of hand in Avon Park. Enough is enough already. Talk about e mbarrassing. National leaders are ignorant of historyEditor: In the News-Sun, July 14, page 8A was information that should have been the front page headline! Nigerian extremist: Burn schools, kill teachers. The article quoted Islamic radical Abubakar Sheau, leader of Nigerias extremist Islamic sect, School teachers who are teaching Western education? We will kill them! We will kill them. This man was not an extremist or a radical Muslin, but true to his leader, Mohammed. Peace loving Muslims are offensive to and a betrayer of the cause of Mohammed and his book, the Quran. Read it. Tolerance equals death, destruction and defeat. Our nations founding fathers were aware even then of the danger of Islam. Apparently our national leaders from the While House down are ignorant of history. Wake up America. Frank Parker Sebring Deleon proud to be part of Avon Parks teamEditor: I want to personally thank the city council, the residents and the business community for their continued support. At (a recent) council meeting, I was presented a banner from the community supporting the citys continued progress. I appreciate the efforts of Doris Miller and Dora Smit in providing this sentimental award. Working together with the council, we have accomplished a lot of good for the city. The annexation of South Florida State College was monumental in anchoring the city limits. For this fiscal year, the council passed a 39 percent tax reduction. For the following fiscal year, we are proposing another large taxable millage reduction. The city is scheduled to be 100 percent debt free by December of 2013. Our finances are strong, and I am pleased to be a part of the team. Julian Deleon, PE City Manager City of Avon ParkPool alarms can help promote drowning prevention awarenessEditor: Last week the Florida Dept of Children and Families reported an alarming number of child drowning in Florida, and asked for everyone to promote drowning prevention awareness. In addition to all of the items noted in the Tallahassee article, the one most readily available now is a pool alarm, which instantly alerts everyone in the area, inside the home and outside, that someone has fallen into the pool. That someone may be your child, an elderly person who may not remember how to swim, or an animal.The solid state devise sounds an alarm up to 200 feet from the pool, and is easy to install.It is also easily removed when adults are present to monitor the activity in the pool, and then replaced when the pool is no longer monitored. There is no monitory value to saving a life.The cost of a pool alarm is so reasonable, there is no logical reason to be without it, no matter how large or small the area of concern. Special pricing available through July by New Concepts, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the developmentally delayed, veterans and seniors of Highlands County.Call now for more information, 402-0048. Charleen CharlieStroup LMHC, LPN, CAP, BCPC George Zimmermans trial seemed to raise as many questions as it answered, but one thing was proved convincingly: television in courtrooms can have damaging effects. The jury had barely been seated when observers wondered why defense attorney Don West opened with a tasteless knock-knock joke. Would he have tried such a ploy if he werent playing to a national television audience? Florida was among the first states to permit televised trials, beginning in 1979. Notably, there had been a four-year delay because it proved impossible to get participants in trials to grant permission for the presence of cameras. Only after the states Supreme Court removed the need for such waivers did telecasts finally begin. In its ruling 34 years ago Floridas high court declared, We are persuaded that on balance there is more to be gained than lost. The justices noted that their prime motivating consideration was a commitment to open government. However, that finding could also be used to argue against cameras in court. Is it acceptable for anything whatsoever to be lost in providing a fair trial? Is open government, while undeniably important, really the prime factor in the criminal justice process? Having spent much of my career studying the contrasts in behavior between those who are aware they are on television and those who are not, I am convinced that the presence of cameras is inhibiting. It can also encourage grandstanding, as Johnnie Cochran & Co. demonstrated in O.J. Simpsons 1995 courtroom debacle. In the Zimmerman trial, televised testimony by prosecution witness Rachel Jeantel led to a raft of harsh comments about her in social media. Jeantel, who was only 17 at the time of Trayvon Martins death, had been reluctant to testify and her media experience is unlikely to inspire witnesses to come forward in the future. Zimmerman never testified, and as it turned out he didnt need to. But Robert Shapiro, another cast member from the O.J. trial, told CNN that he would have advised Zimmerman not to take the stand because TV might make him nervous. Imagine that: a man faces decades in prison, and a notable attorney believes his big worry should be television. Ironically, federal courts, up to and including the U.S. Supreme Court, have resisted TVcoverage, despite the fact that citizens would probably benefit by watching the proceedings. Trials like Zimmermans, on the other hand, are of dubious educational value; the real beneficiaries are TVnetworks. As Zimmermans attorneys wrapped up their case, the nation got a glimpse of the next unwelcome chapter in video justice. The defense played a computer animation video in its closing argument, employing Hollywood technology like that used in the film Iron Man. In the video, Martin punches Zimmerman in the face at the start of their confrontation, even though no witness actually saw such a scene. While Zimmermans lawyers argued that digital images are simply modern extensions of in-court diagrams, its hard to imagine that after watching the video jurors didnt begin to feel they had actually witnessed something in real life. T elevisions poor performance at Zimmermans trial even turned laughable at one point, when a witness for the prosecution, Prof. Scott Pleasants, testified via webcam. In a moment certain to live on YouTube for eternity, television viewers flooded Pleasantscomputer with random messages, causing such a disruption that Judge Debra Nelson had to cut the feed. As technology improves and distribution via the Internet and cable-TV expands, there is an assumption that the negative impact of media gradually fades, while its utility expands. In fact, just the opposite seems true. Modern trials now involve not only the pressure of live TV, but also Hollywood style recreations, as well as instant second-guessing across a broad swath of social media. Tabloid interests are being served, but not necessarily justice. 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. TV on trial Candid Thoughts Peter Funt 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. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as any community leader or government official, so consider this a personal invitation to get your two cents in. The News-Sun has a long history of encouraging public discussion through letters, guest columns, and Readers Response questionnaires. Providing this forum for our readers is a pleasure, not an obligation.

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C M Y K Page A4News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 7/3,17,31; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 7 7 6 6 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 8 8 4 4 KATARASIMMONS/News-Sun Grant Saunders, 10, plays kickball Tuesday morning at Max Long Recreation Complex in Sebring. A group of youngsters were on an outing with Universal Center of Martial Arts day camp and participate in a variety of activities throughout the week. For more information about the camp, call Steve Weed at 382-0818. Get your kicks for residency. The more than 100 people who moved in also represents a like number of families that moved out of public housing, he said. Shoeman said about a quarter of the families that had moved out had been part of a new homeless program operated by the housing authority. The 16 units are designed to be short-term housing of no more than 12 months. We get them a number of resources and get them back on their feet, he said. It is what public housing originally designed to be. Shoeman said that the voluntary PILOTtraditionally represents 25-30 percent of what would be a normal ad valorem tax payment. Continued from A1 Housing Authority makes big payment Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Roughly 100 protesters a re staging a sit-in at the office of Florida Gov. Rick Scott over the not-guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman. The group asked to meet with the governor and then vowed to stay in Scotts office o vernight when they were told he wasnt there. Scotts schedule shows that he is in New York City. Protesters say they want Scott to call a special session and ask state legislators to change laws that they say harm blacks. One they want repealed is the states stand your ground law that allows people to use d eadly force if they believe their life is in danger. Zimmerman shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who was unarmed, during a February 2012 confrontation in Sanford, Fla. Zimmerman s aid he fired his gun in self-defense. Asixmember jury on Saturday cleared Zimmerman o f all charges in Martins death. Gov. Scott target of Zimmerman verdict protest

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C M Y K life cycle. Even mosquitoes t hat lay their eggs in the soil do it in areas that get wet. The overwhelming number of mosquito species lay their eggs on the surface of stagn ant water. The eggs are laid one at a time, to drift indiv idually or stuck together in rafts. Most eggs hatch into larvae within two days. The l arvae grow and molt their skin four times. The process t ypically takes one to weeks. On the fourth molt, the insect turns into a pupa. This i sa resting, non-feeding stage that lasts from one to four days. The pupa is turni ng into an adult. When the growth is complete, the pupa m olts one last time and emerges a full fledged adult. Males generally live about a week, females about one month. Only female mosquitoes seek blood, the males who lack the biting body parts content themselves with flower nectar and plant juices. Females are also vegetarian, they do not drink b lood for nourishment. They need the protein to form t heir eggs. According to the National Geographic, females actually stab two tubes into the skin. One delivers an enzyme to keep t he blood from clotting, the other to suck the blood into their bodies. Most mosquitoes are harmless if annoying, but s ome spread diseases like malaria, West Nile virus, encephalitis and heartworms, which affect dogs. Ask anyone what good mosquitoes serve and most will say, Not a darn thing. In fact thats wrong. Mosquitoes fill a huge step low in the food chain, eaten by many animals like frogs, birds, bats and dragonflies. Florida is a haven for mosquitoes, due to the mild climate and many water sources. Some counties have more problems than others. There are 61 mosquito control districts in the state. Some comprise only one county, others are a partnership of several. Highlands County is not currently a member of any mosquito control district. Because they are a public health hazard, the Florida Department of Health was tasked with mosquito oversight, but state statutes mandate guidelines, standards and set rules for pesticides and spraying. Protection against mosquitoesExpert opinion is unanimous that draining standing water prevents mosquitoes from breeding in the first place. Mosquito.org warns that it doesnt take much water for mosquitoes to breed. Asmall puddle in a garbage cans dented lid is enough to produce hundreds of the annoying pests. The site recommends: Drilling holes in outdoor containers. Checking and emptying childrens toys. Cleaning pet water dishes often. Clearing roof gutters of debris. Getting rid of tires without dumping them somewhere else. Repairing leaky outside faucets. The National Geographic, on its web site, said mosquitoes are attracted to exhaled carbon dioxide, body orders, temperature and movement to hone in on a target. This is why pregnant women are more susceptible and children less so than adults. Experiments have shown, mosquito.org writes, that dark-colored clothing seems to attract the insects, while lighter colors do not as much. Mosquito can bite through tight clothing. It is best to wear something loose fitting clothes. When possible wear long sleeves and pants and avoid going outside at sun rise or sun set. There are only three types of approved repellents: DEET, Picaridin and oil of lemon eucalyptus. Each should be used carefully. Read the directions. www.newssun.comNews-SunW ednesday, July 17, 2013Page A5 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 100912 publix liquors; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 9 9 1 1 2 2 MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; july ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 9 9 9 9 0 0 HIGHLANDS LITTLE THEATRE PP; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, double your fun; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 0 0 4 4 8 8 Continued from A1 THE HUNTA mosquito has many ways of finding you by sight, smell, chemical signals and body heat. Confusing the signals with DEET is one of the best solutions. Look at the wily ways she finds you: A CHEMICAL SENSORS: They can sense carbon dioxide and lactic acid up to 100 feet away. Sweat also seems to attract mosquitoes people who don't sweat much dont get as many bites. B HEAT SENSORS: Mosquitoes detect heat, so they can zero in on warmblooded animals. Staying cool at least cooler than the person sitting next to you may help avoid bites. C VISUAL SENSORS: Dark clothing makes you stand out and attracts mosquitoes. Try wearing lightcolored clothes. Movement also attracts them. A B C Katara Simmons/News-Sun Old tires, like this one in the South Sebring Hills area, collect water and provide a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. Mosquitoes will be abuzz after rains MCT 2 cops fired amid sex scandalLAKELAND (AP) Two sergeants have been fired for their part in a widespread sex scandal involving nearly a dozen Lakeland police officers after a civilian crime analyst detailed trysts with the men in police and fire stations, patrol cars, motels and even in a parking lot after a memorial service for a slain officer. Sue Eberle told officials she had consensual and sometimes coerced sex with the officers and a firefighter, and that she once was propositioned by a city worker. Eberles accounts were largely corroborated by her sexual partners and others.

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C M Y K 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, third, and peoples choice. Arrangements must be dropped off at the Caladium Co-op on Interlake Boulevard on Thursday, July 25 between the hours of 1 and 3 p.m.; judging will take place after all the arrangements are placed. All entries will be displayed at the Caladium Arts & Crafts CoOp throughout the festival, July 26-28. All entries must be picked up by 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28. For more information and to pre-register by Friday, call 531-0060 or 699-2981, or email gstahr211@aol.com.Meeting sheds light on homeschoolingSEBRING A Homeschooling Informational Meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Highlands Family YMCA. Come and learn about homeschooling in Highlands County and the state of Florida. This meeting is sponsored by Christian Home Educators Fellowship of Florida (CHEFF). Lights snacks will be provided. AWAREness Day is July 24AVON PARK Central Florida Parent Center, the parent training and information center for central and northeast Florida that helps parents of children with disabilities, will have a Highlands County AWAREness Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 24 at the Avon Park Library. CFPC is funded by the U.S. Department of Educations Office of Special Education Programs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Parent Centers serve families of all ages (birth to 26) and all disabilities completely free of charge. Parent Centers are staffed by parents and other family-members of children and adults with disabilities. Do you have a child in Exceptional Student Education? Are you trying to have your child evaluated? Join in a fun and relaxed environment to learn how to minimize frustration and help your child maximize opportunities. For the Individual Evaluation Plan Clinic, brin g two copies of the childs IEP, current evaluations, and other documents if you have them. To pre-register for a specific time to attend the clin ic, email Doreen Franklin at doreen@CFLparents.org or call (772) 284-4458. For fu rther information, visit www.cflparents.org or www.myhlc.org, or call 888 612-9273. Page A6News-SunWednesday, July 17, 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 UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 7/17/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 7 7 5 5 Continued from A2 Community Briefs Hospitals its most wellknown. That fundraiser alone has raised approximately $1 million over the last two years. Gullorys IHOPis one of 155 IHOPRestaurants throughout Florida and Southern Georgia that will be participating in the event, according to Silvia Reyes, marketing assistant at IHOPs Florida operation headquarters in Sunrise. The Sebring IHOPwill collect shoes through Aug. 11. Each week, Boys and Girls Club representatives will pick up the shoes and disperse them to members of the club. The Boys and Girls Club currently serves approximately 135,000 underprivileged children within the state of Florida. Gullory and his 29 employees are thrilled to be a part of the project and look forward to helping out in the community through the project. Its definitely something that is needed here, Gullory said. Donated shoes should be for students ages 5-16 (elementary through high school age). No particular brands or styles are specified, patrons may donate whatever they wish for the cause. IHOPwill honor each patron that drops off a pair of new or unused sneakers at restaurants with a short stack of buttermilk pancakes. Gullory stated that sneakers may be dropped off anytime during regular business hours at the Sebring IHOP. Were open 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 24 hours on the weekend. Anytime we are open people can drop off the sneakers, said Gullory. Continued from A1 JAMES HULEN James Lee Hulen, 82, of Avon Park, Fla., passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013, at G ood Shepherd Hospice Somers House in Sebring. He was born April 23, 1 931 to Henry and Flora (Brown) Hulen in Jones County, N.C., and had been a resident of Avon Park since 1971, coming from W yoming. He received an Associate Degree in Accounting from South F lorida Junior College and in 1974 received a bachel ors degree from the University of Florida, Tampa Campus, in Business and Accounting. He operated J.L. Hulen A ccounting and J. Lee H. Insurance Agency, Inc. f rom 1974-1989 on Main Street in Avon Park, and remained an independent i nsurance agent at 27 Palm Circle until 2009. H e was appointed as pastor of Deliverance Temple C .O.G.I.C. in Clewiston, Fla. on Sept. 11, 1974 and remained there for 26 years, then was a t Greater Love C.O.G.I.C. in Lake Placid, Fla. for 12 years.He served as executive secretary of the Eastern Florida Jurisdiction u ntil 2011 and Sebring District Superintendent f rom 1999 until his death. He was a veteran of two b ranches of the U.S. Military, serving in the U.S. Army from May 28, 1951 to May 25, 1961 and the U.S. Air Force from M ay 31, 1961 to June 30, 1971, retiring after serving a total of 20 years.During his military service he was awarded the Combat I nfantry Badge, Korean Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and the U.S. Air Force Combat Service Award with two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters. He is survived by his wife, Arnetta G. Hulen; sons, Thomas I. (Mary) Hulen of Avon Park, Curtis R. (Mamie) Hulen of New Bern, N.C., and was preceded in death by son Gene K. Hulen and is survived by Genes wife, Aida, of Fredrick, Md. He is also survived by his sister, Jeane C. Hulen of Middle River, Md.; aunt, Juanita Hill of Pollocksville, N.C.; two uncles, Robert Brown of Newark, N.J. and Jonas Brown of Greensboro, N.C.; mother-in-law, Celestine C. Graham of Allendale, S.C.; sisters-inlaw, Eva M. Leaks, Barbara J. Higgs. Gloria J. (Burnett) Harvey and Myrtle J. Graham, all of Allendale, S.C.; grandchildren, Thomas I. (Mandy) Hulen Jr.,James L. (Ashley) Hulen II, Alicia O. (Maurice) Warren, Loren A. Hulen and Royal A. Taylor; and 10 greatgrandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring.Afuneral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Bountiful Blessings Church of God in Avon Park, with Superintendent Sylvester W right officiating, Superintendent Rayfield Showers, Eulogist and The Right Reverend Dr. Jacob Cohen, Jurisdictional Prelate. Interment will be at Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL34241. Friends may contribute in memory of Superintendent Hulen to Greater Love C.O.G.I.C., P. O. Box 2695, Lake Placid, FL 33852 or Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave., Auburndale, FL33823, www.chaptershealthorg, (863) 297-1880. Arrangements have been entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Fla. 33870 (863) 385-01215 LOUISE DUMM Louise M. Dumm, of Hammock Estates in Sebring, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Louise was originally from C hicago. She moved to Hialeah, Fla. in 1950, then to Sebring in 1979. She was a long-time volunteer at Highlands Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her daughter, Denise Glaser, and grandson, Michael Huber of Miramar, Fla. Louise loved to play cards and the slot machines. We hope she is winning big at the casino in the sky. Obituaries Hulen IHOP collecting shoes for local students The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN T ALLAHASSEE (AP) Florida is going ahead with last-minute changes to the formula used to calculate annual school grades. The decision could mean that more than 100 schools will avoid getting an F grade this year. The State Board of Education on Tuesday voted 4-3 to approve the formula change pushed by Education Commissioner Tony Bennett. Each year the state hands out A-to-F grades that are used to reward top schools and sanction those that get failing marks. But Bennett on Friday recommended a temporary rule that would limit a school grade from dropping more than one letter at a time. Board members opposed to the change said they were manipulating and disguising the true academic performance of the states schools. Miami-Dade schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho, however, called the change the right approach.Flood insurance changes hit resistance, face possible delayWASHINGTON (AP) Hundreds of thousands of homeowners facing higher federal flood insurance premiums under reforms passed last year would win a temporary one-year reprieve under a measure thats beginning its advance through the Senate. The relief would go to homeowners in low-lying areas of Louisiana, Florida and other states where new government surveys could produce flood insurance premium increases so big that they might be no longer able to afford their homes. There are three areas in particular that will be much more expensive than last year, she said. The Florida Retirement System raised the insurance premiums drastically. This is an added expense that will be felt not just in the county administration office, but through all the constitutional offices as well. The county will be paying 5 percent more for utilities this year and fuel costs are being estimated at $3.50 a gallon. The long and short of it, Fisher said, is a proposed budget of slightly more than $123 million, which is up from about $116 million in 2012-13. The commission will have to look for ways to make up a $6.1 million shortfall in revenue. Every constitutional office asked for more this year mostly because of an increase in county contributions to the Florida Retirement System, utility hikes and the cost of fuel. FRS has clobbered us, Jack Richie, the commissions chairman said. The FRS requires an additional $276,000 from board departments, and more than $600,000 from the sheriffs office. The sheriff, whose allocation is the countys largest expenditure, has asked for $1 million more than last year. The property appraisers budget rose more than $270,000, the clerk of courts more than $220,000, the supervisor of elections more than $180,000 and the board attorney slightly more than $31,000. The tax collectors office supports itself and is not a part of the county budget. There was little discussion Tuesday. The point of the presentation was to give the commissioners an idea of lies ahead. There will several workshops and further meetings during which the difficult decisions will be made. Continued from A1 County takes first step in budget procees Education board OKs school grade change

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013Page A7 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice of Public Sale of the contents of self-storage unit(s) in default of contract per F.S. 83:801-809. Units will be sold by sealed bid at 10:00 A.M. ON FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013, at Highlands Self Storage Inc. 7825 S. Georage Blvd. Sebring, FL 33872. All units contain household goods unless otherwise noted. Any vehicle within units sold for parts only. UNIT #73 July 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-260 IN RE: ESTATE OF PHILIP L. MACHLER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of PHILIP L. MACHLER, deceased, whose date of death was August 11, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 10, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ George P. Machler 5152 S. 425 W LaPorte, Indiana 46350 /s/ Emmy LeDonne LaPorte County July 30, 2013 Attorney for Personal Representatives: /s/ William J. Nielander WILLIAM J. NIELANDER Florida Bar Number: 0386014 172 E. Interlake Boulevard Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863) 465-8181 Fax: (863) 465-5614 E-Mail: wjn@nielander.com July 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 12-1107-GC FRANCIS W. BURKE, as Successor Trustee to Leonard M. Burke, Under Trust Agreement dated April 2, 1996, Plaintiff, vs. HARRY EUGENE HANEY, a single man, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: HARRY EUGENE HANEY ADDRESS UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Highlands County, Florida, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses to it, if any, to: JAMES L. SCHMIDT, II, ESQUIRE 6725 US Hwy. 27 South Sebring, Florida 33876 on or before July 31, 2013, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court, at the Highlands County Courthouse, 590 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida 33870-3867, either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; or a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. WITNESS my hand and Seal of this Court on July 3, 2013. CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk July 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-282 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF RUTH H. SNEDEKER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RUTH H. SNEDEKER, deceased, whose date of death was May 28, 2013, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-8326, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 17, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Frank Ollweiler 6750 U.S. 27 North, V-2C Sebring, FL 33870 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-5156 Facsimile: (863) 385-1161 Email: livingston@livingstonpa.com July 17, 24, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-230 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF JACK F. SPITZNER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JACK F. SPITZNER, deceased, whose date of death was January 26, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 10, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863)465-1111 Fax: (863)465-8100 E-Mail: marider@mariderlaw.com July 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 13-544 FC JOY L. CLEARY, Petitioner and RODNEY CLEARY JR., Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) TO: RODNEY CLEARY JR. LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 7600 boul Parent Trois Rivieres, district De Trois Rivieres Qc Canada 69A 5E1YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on, Joy L. Cleary, whose address is 2247 Arbuckle Creek Rd., Sebring, FL 33870, on or before August 2, 2013 and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal property should be divided: None.Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request.You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office.WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED: July 8, 2013.CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Alice Perez Deputy Clerk July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE No.: 28-2012-CA-001039 SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. HOSSAIN JABBAR, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure or Order dated July 9, 2013, entered in Civil Case Number 28-2012-CA-001039, in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, wherein SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. is the Plaintiff, and HOSSAIN JABBAR, et al., are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 29, IN BLOCK 57, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES, SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at Jury Assembly Room, in Basement of Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33871 at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of August, 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 pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED: July 9, 2013. Highlands County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak ``In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Office of the Court, Highlands County Courthouse, 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, telephone 9863) 402-6594, TDD 1 800 955 8771 or 1 800 955 8770 via Florida Relay Service''. Ca10-13233/DB July 17, 24, 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-000879 PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., FORMERLY KNOWN AS NCMC NEWCO, INC., SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASIGNEEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, OF DIANA LINZER, DECEASED; ROB HARVELL, HEIR; ALICIA CASAS, HEIR; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THEIR RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF DIANA LINZER, DECEASED; ROB HARVELL, HEIR Whose residence is/are unknown. YOU ARE HERBY required to file your answer or written defenses, is any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619-1328, telephone (813)915-8660, fascimile (813)915-0559, within thirty days of the first publication of this Notice, the nature of this proceeding being a suit for foreclosure of mortgage against the following described property, to wit: LOT 28, BLOCK 86, SIXTH ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF SEBRING, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 180, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART) AND IN TRANSCRIPT BOOK, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. AND LOT 29, OF A RE-SUBDIVISION OF LOTS 29, 30 AND 31, BLOCK 86, OF THE TOWN OF SEBRING, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 3A, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you fail to file your response or answer, if any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Dr., Tampa, Florida 33619-1328, telephone (813)915-8660, facsimile (813)915-0559, within thirty days of the first publication of this Notice, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. DATED at HIGHLANDS County this 2nd day of July, 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 (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxillary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. July 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-340-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD D. DiSTEFANO, GABRIEL ARROYAVE, STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SYSCO CENTRAL FLORIDA, INC. f/k/a SYSCO FOOD SERVICES OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, INC., a Florida corporation, and UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, THE ESTATE OF DOMINIC B. DiSTEFANO, DECEASED, 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 July 1, 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 30, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.: EXHIBIT ``A'' Lot 20, in Block 175, of PLACID LAKES SECTION SEVENTEEN, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 40, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. The Real Property tax identification number is C143729-17017500200. 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 July 10, 17, 2013 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA FILE NUMBER 12003671CP02 NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN RE: ESTATE OF VICTORIA H. DeANGELIS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of VICTORIA H. DeANGELIS, whose date of death was May 22, 2012, File Number 12003671CP02, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FLorida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All of the creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice has been served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estates must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 17, 2013. 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C M Y K Page A8News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com LPN F/T3-11 & PRN P/T Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults is seeking nurses for all shifts. Casual work environment, benefit package and paid training. Call Melissa or Angelina 863-452-5141 FLORIDA MENTORis looking for an Area Director/Administrator for the Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled. This 24-bed residential facility serves people with developmental disabilities with medically complex needs in a quiet park like setting. Candidates must have at a minimum a Bachelor's degree in Human Services, 5 years of Managerial experience, 1 year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities and knowledge of ICF/DD regulations is preferred. Florida MENTOR offers full benefits including health insurance, dental, vision, matching 401k, short/long term disability, life insurance and more. Please apply at http://jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida/healthcare-management/jobid3776067-area-director-jobs EEO/AAE FARM SUPERVISORwith exp. & knowledge of running and operations of a Citrus Grove. Send resumes to tdurbin@cutrale.com EXPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper. If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort Keepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 DIRECT SUPPORTPROFESSIONALS wanted for Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults. HS diploma or 1 year associated experience, valid FL Drivers License and clean criminal background req. Please complete application at www.jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida863-452-5141 DAWG HOUSEPET RESORT Has 2 p/t openings for "Kennel Assistant". Duties include feeding, walking, and general care of our pets. Successful candidate must have reliable transportation, enthusiastic attitude and ability to work with pets. Weekend and holiday hours will be expected. 25-30 hours per week minimum. $9.00 p/h. Send resume to: finchmichael69@gmail.com ACCOUNTANT (F/T) Application review begins: 7/18/13. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132 EA/EO/VETEREN'S PREF 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentBLONDE LADYI Talked with in Walmart in reference to Beautician. Please call 863-471-3647 1150Personals 1100AnnouncementsCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified DUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013Page A9 Contact UsBy Phone(863) 385-6155By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/1997 ESCORTWAGON 5 Speed 90K miles. New Tires and Other Parts. A Must See! $2200. obo 863-202-6394 9450Automotive for Sale2011 KAWASAKI900 CLASSIC LT LIKE NEW! 4,200 miles, LOADED WITH EVERYTHING. $5850. obo 863-202-6394 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 TransportationCAMPING TRAILER,30' in excellent condition "Kingsport by Gulf Stream 2008. Location: Lake Placid, Fl. For more information call at: 863-840-2311 or 863-840-2209. Price: $6,000.00 8400RecreationalVehicles 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies SEBRING ESTATESALE Fri. July 19th & Sat July 20th. Twin Wicker bedrooms, 4 Curios, oak TV wall unit with fire place, Kitchen set, tables, couch & chair, vintage glassware, Wueen bedroom set, Wicker patio furniture, patio glider, Danbury mint cars, Angel collection, Dolls, scads of vintage jewelry, lamps, collector plates, quilts. Some coins, Bavarian, Mikasa, Hall. 79 Buick Regal 2dr. Way too much to list!! Sale starts @ 8am to 2pm. Friday & Satureday. 4218 Wood Ave. 27 & Hammock Rd. West to left on Lockman across from the Golf Hammock enterance-go to the end then right on Wood Ave. Follow signs!! Sale being conducted byTRANSITIONS NOW LLC"Assisting with life's changes" SEBRING BIGSALE! Thur. Sat. 7 ? No earlier please. 225 Swallow Ave. Bunk beds, household items, clothes & much more. SEBRING -409 Grand Prix Dr., Sat. July 20, 8am-? Books, Household items, Clothes, Sm. appliances, Yard tools, Electronics. Too Much To List! LAKE PLACIDFri. 7/19 & Sat. 7/20 8-2pm. 620 CR 29 Pier 1 Dining room table, decorator chest, plus additional furn., household items, treadmill, clothing & much more. HUGE ESTATESALE... Saturday Sunday July 20 July 21 Starts at 9:00AM 2120 West Avon Blvd. Avon Park, FL 33825 Everything must go!! 7320Garage &Yard Sales SONY CDCHANGER Holds 200 CD's includes manual, remote, hooks to your stereo. 863-441-2443 SEWING MACHINESinger table top. $50. obo. Call 863-835-1734 ANTIQUE BREAKFASTSET W/Pitcher. $50. obo. Call 863-835-1734 7310Bargain Buys TOOLS -Sm. Compressor, New Victor torch set-in pkg., Tanks etc., New 5HP Lawnmower-push, New Snapper 4 stroke, Weedeater, Black & Decker 18 volt tools. Many-Must See Golf Clubs Name Brands! 863-202-6394 *QUEEN SIZEBED* Complete with Frame, Mattresses White Headboard. Also, Mattress cover, Coverlet in Tan Design with 3 Decorative Pillows. $200. 863-382-9289 7300Miscellaneous 7000 Merchandise SEBRING 3BR/2BA Lakefront home w/pool. Many upgrades. Nice yard. Boating, fishing & swimming, in your back yard! $1100 per mo 1st./2mo. sec. 863-446-1861 or 321-452-7090 SEBRING ** COTTAGE * 1BR / 1BA, W/ Carport, Nice,Private Woodlawn area. Air & Heat, W/D hookup. No Pets. Lawn Service included. $375/mo plus $250 Security Deposit. Call 863-465-9100 LAKE PLACID3/2 131 Loquat Rd. Screened patio. $700/mo. + $1,000. security. Call 305-804-5464 6300Unfurnished Houses 6300Unfurnished Houses SEBRING -DINNER LAKE AREA 1BR, 1BA Apartments for Rent. $425.00 / mo. Includes water. Large rooms, fresh paint & tile floors. Call Gary Johnson @ 863-381-1861 LAKE PLACID* Placid Lakes Nice, Lg. split plan, 2BR, 2BA, W/D hookup, Screen porch, Fenced yard. Near Golf. Water incl. $550 mo. C/H/A. Excellent Cond. 954-695-8348 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 SUMMERSPECIALS 1BR & 2BR Avon Park / Lake Placid / Sebring $375 and Up. Call For More Info 863-243-9191 or 863-244-2577 Or Visit www.mylakeplacid.com 6200UnfurnishedApartments SUN-N-LAKES, L.P.2/2 Duplex 226 Deerwalk Ave, Patio, tile floors, W/D, A/C, sm. dog ok, no cats. $475 mo. + $500 sec. Text 954-829-1641/email: tlb2go@aol.com to apply PLACID LAKESNice, Lg. split plan, 2/2, W/D hookup, screen porch, fenced yard. Near Golf. Water incl. $500 mo. C/H/A. Excellent Cond. 954-695-8348 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals 5000 Mobile HomesAVON PARK* SELL / LEASE OPTION 3BR, 2BA. Just Remodeled! Large Corner Lot. Lake View. $137,500. Owner Will Finance if needed. 954-270-5242 4060Homes for SaleAvon ParkIN 55+COMMUNITY-BEAUTIFUL2 bedroom 2 bath home in Village Setting with all of the amenities and security for an active and serene senior lifestyle on the historic Suwannee RIVER. A few amenities are: *Planned Activities, Social Clubs Church Groups *Medical Pharmacy available *Fitness and Wellness Center Nature Trail *Village Square Shops and Services *Conference Retreat Center *Village Lodge/Other Guest Accommodations *Artist Series Please visit www.acfillage.net for a complete list of amenities. CALL TODAY! Hallmark Real Estate, Janet Creel @ 1-877-755-6600 or visit www.hallmarklakecity.com 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial TEACHERS NEEDEDfor a Christian School in Avon Park Pre-K & Elementary Classes avail. Certified & UN-Certified welcome to apply, F/T. 863-453-8687 SEEKING WELLExp. Medical office help. Exc. billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are a MUST Fax resume to: 866-593-0635 or email to: medicalofficebilling@yahoo.com SEBRING NEWHAIR SALON. Hair Stylist needed. Booth Rental $110 per week. Call 863-385-2728 or 863-414-6903 ROYAL CAREOF AVON PARK Is expanding its Rehab Department, With our New Rehab Building due to open in August CURRENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE Physical Therapist Physical Therapist Assistant Come and be a part of an experienced and dynamic rehab team. SNF experience a plus! Competetive Salaries, benefits and flexible schedules. Contact Maria Perez, HR Director (863) 453-6674 EOE/MF/DFWP QC MANAGERneeded for local precast hollowcore company. Experience with precast, quality control & concrete testing required. PCI Level I&II & ACI Certified REQUIRED.Email resume/salary requirements to jmachia@spancrete.com, Fax: 863.655.1215 PHYSICAL THERAPYDIRECTOR An opportunity for a strong therapist looking to run a rehab department in Avon Park, Fl. This position requires a minimum of 1 year of SNF experience and management experience is preferred. Ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and a desire to grow with this department. Candidate also needs to have an understanding of the rules and regulations of medicare as they pertain to therapy. If you are interested in this great opportunity, please send resume with salary requirements to hr@rcavonpark.com or apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd., Avon Park, Fl. 33825 EOE/MF/DFWP P/T DRIVERWanted for local deliveries with small dump truck, also, some lifting and use of small loader. Must have clean driving record. Apply at Butwell Stone & Soil Inc. 300 W. Lake Isis Ave. Avon Park. FL. 33825 2100Help Wanted Classified ads get fast results Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 CITY OF SEBRING 2X3 AD # 00031172 HIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFFS DEPT. 2X5 AD # 00031182AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00030703 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00030702

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C M Y K Page A10News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used cars p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 8 8 5 5

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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK It has been a busy few days as H ead Field plays host to the Dixie Pre-Majors and Majors S tate Tournaments, with a local All-Star squad involved w ith each. The Heartland Majors t eam took a tough, 1-0 loss to Hernando Monday night, but remained alive with a scheduled match up against Spring Hill Tuesday afternoon. In Saturdays opening round, Hendry County had edged Wahneta 8-7, while Spring Hill was shut out byt Hernando County, 3-0. Team Heartland, with a mix of players from Avon Park, Lake Placid and Sebring, then sent Hendry into the consolation bracket with an 8-0, rain-shortened win on Sunday, while Spring Hill bounced Wahneta with a 12-1 trouncing. Alight rain greeted the players shortly after the start of Sundays contest, but some major control issues began the torrent of runs Heartland would put up. The first three hitters, Seth Abeln, Josh Townsend and Brandon Rhea all were plunked to load the bases. Lane Crosson then ripped a two-run double down the first-base line before a wild pitch during Josh Babers at bat allowed Rhea to score. Baber then powered one into the left-center field gap for an RBI double. After Josh Gomez was hit by another pitch, the Heartland All-Stars pulled off a double steal, with Gomez getting caught, but allowing Colton Brock, running for the catcher Baber, to come in and make it a 5-0 lead. Nate Green took the mound for Heartland and breezed through a one, two, three bottom of the first with two strike outs, but the offense would be halted in the second. Townsend reached on a one-out single through the left side, but a flair to center off Rheas bat was snared with a diving catch and Townsend was left in nomans land for an inningending double play. Hendry would threaten, putting two runners on, in itshalf of the second, but Green worked out of it before his offense tacked on two more runs. With one out in the top of the third, Baber walked and was run for again by Brock, who promptly stole second SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Wednesday, July 17, 2013 NASCAR This WeekPAGEB3 DAN HOEHNE News-Sun Above: Kyle Cunningham slides in safely with a stolen base in Team Heartlands 8-0 win over Hendry Sunday in the Dixie Majors State Tournament. Below: Daniel Simons pitched five strong innings against Chipley Monday, allowing just two hits and striking out six for the Pre-Majors All-Stars. LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun Luis Rivera looks in for the sign Monday night at the Dixie Ozone State Tournament in Lakeland. By LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun correspondentLAKELAND After narrowly defeating Marianna by a score of 4-2 Saturday night and earning a bye for Sunday, the Sebring Ozone All-Star team took on Hardee Monday night in the winners bracket of the State Tournament. With a noticeable height advantage and with some of the Sebring kids having travel ball teammates on the Hardee roster, it was evident that this matchup was going to be a good showdown. In the earlier innings, Hardee held to this expectation by simmering the S ebring offense and allowing minimal scoring opportunities. Sebring, however, was quick to adjust to some stellar pitching and found their grove later in the game to rally for a 15-5 win. The third batter in the lineup, Davon Terry, set the pace for the night as he blasted the first pitch hurled at him for his first of two home runs. Despite having the bases loaded later in the inning, with the two outs and a full count on one Hardee batter, starting pitcher Luis Perez sent him back to the dugout as he watched the third strike cross the plate. As a result, Hardee was unable to respond to Terrys run in the next two innings, keeping Sebring at a 1-0 advantage. In the top of the third, Drew Smiths single was brought in by Josh Rivera to add to Sebrings lead, putting the score at 2-0. Hardee managed to tie the game in the bottom of the inning with and RBI single and the efforts of one base runner who capitalized on a missed Sebring pickoff attempt. Sebring bounced right back in the fourth as they brought in six more runs. Making their way around the bases in this inning were Rivera, Perez, Smith, George Martinez, Drew Morris and Jacob Regino. Hardee followed with two runs of their own in an attempt to close the gap. With neither team producing any rums in the fifth, the board was at 8-4 as the final inning began. Rivera and Carson Angell reached on a single and a walk, respectively, before Terrys second home run drove them in to now see an 11-4 lead. Next, Martinez drew a walk, Perezs grounder slipped past the Hardee second baseman, and Danny Cordoso also drew a walk to load the bases. Morris then drew the fourth walk of the frame to bring in another run before Hardee made a pitching Sebring still going strong at State Heartland hanging on See DIXIE, Page B4 See OZONE, Page B4 Courtesy photo Country Club of Sebring tennis teaching pro Horace Watkis, Highland County tennis association board member Mickey Wright, and former Sebring High School No. 1 tennis player, Michael Reed, were featured guests on Ed Lynchs Sports Talk show on Saturday, July 13. The Sports Talk show airs Saturdays immediately following the noon news on WWTK 730-AM. Scheduled guest for July 20 is former Sebring High School football player, Brannen Doorman. Talkin tennis By PAULNEWBERRY Associated PressGULLANE, Scotland Tiger Woods said his ailing left elbow is good to go for the British Open, and he insisted T uesday theres no loss of confidence despite the longest stretch of his career without a major title. Woods held his regular session with the media ahead of the British Open at Muirfield, where he resumes his quest for a 15th major title. Once considered a lock to break Jack Nicklaus record, he hasnt won one of golfs biggest events since the 2008 U.S. Open. I feel very good about my game, Woods said. I feel very, very good going into major championships. Ive had a pretty good year this year so far won four times. Even though I havent won a major championship in five years, Ive been there in a bunch of them where Ive had chances. I just need to keep putting myself there and eventually Ill get some. The biggest question mark for Woods at this major is his health. He strained his elbow at last months U.S. Open, playing in visible pain while struggling to a 32nd-place finish. He hasnt played since Merion, even skipping his own tournament to give the injury time to heal. The elbow feels good, Woods said. Its one of the good things of taking the time off to let it heal and get the treatment and therapy on it. The main reason was that coming over here, the ground is going to be hard, obviously. And Im going to need that elbow to be good. And just in case the rough was, well reports were it was going to be high, and it was going to be lush. I needed to have this thing set and healed. And everything is good to go. W oods has dealt with several injuries, a swing change and major distractions in his personal life since winning at Torrey Pines five years ago. Not like he hasnt been in contention. Woods has eight top-10 finishes in the majors since his last victory, but he hasnt been able to break his drought. Now hes returning to a course where he shot his worst round as a professional, an 81 in miserable conditions during the third round of the 2002 British Open. Its just a shot here and there, he said. Its making a key up-anddown here or getting a good bounce there, capitalizing on an opportunity here and there. Woods is again the worlds top-ranked player, and no one comes close to his 13 PGATour victories over the last five years. But he knows better than anyone that major titles are what will determine his legacy. These are the tournaments he gears his entire season around, the ones he wants more than any others. In his eyes, its just a matter of time before he wins another one. Its not much, Woods said. It could happen on the first day, it could happen on the last day. But its turning that tide and getting the momentum at the right time or capitalizing on our opportunity. Thats what you have to do to win major championships. Woods says elbow fine, no loss of confidence MCTphoto Tiger Woods says hes ready for this weeks British Open.

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C M Y K SHS SwimSEBRING Sebring High School will be offering swimming lessons with three more sessions to choose from. The first two sessions are complete with the third session July 8-July 19 and the fourth from July 22-August 2. Registrations are being taken at the front office of Sebring High School during the day from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., where office secretaries can sign you up. Emails can also be sent to catonp@highlands.k12.fl.us The Sebring High School pool is currently open Monday through Friday from 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3 p.m. Additional hours will be added once school is out for the summer. Cost is $2 per swimmer, and family passes are available at $50 for first family member and $15 for each additional. Water aerobics are also underway, meeting on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at $2 per class. Those with a summer pass can take the class for $1 per. Sebring Summer Swim Program The Summer Swim Program will again offer four (4) instructional sessions. Each will last two weeks and the swim class meets each weekday, Monday through Friday. The Program will offer eight (8) types of instruction: Adult Beginner: Adults Only. For the novice-no experience necessary. Parent and Tot: Water Orientation. Mother/Father must participate with child. (6 months to 2 years of age.) Level I: Introduction to Water Skills. Students first water orientation without Mother/Father. Part A--Preschool Aquatics (2-4 years of age) Part B-School Age (4-5 years of age) Level II: Fundamental Aquatic Skills. Students do not need Mother/Father in pool. (4-5 years of age.) Level III: Stroke Development. Students must be comfortable in water. Level IV:Stroke Improvement. Students must be able to swim 10 yards, do a front dive, and float on their backs. Level V:Stroke Refinement. Students must be able to swim 50 yards, tread water 30 seconds, and elementary back stroke 25 yards. Level VI:Part APersonal Water Safety/Diving Fundamentals. Students must be able to swim 100 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, backstroke 100 yards. Will learn basics of diving. Part B Fitness Swimmer/Diving Fundamentals. Students will learn necessary skills to make swimming part of their exercise program. Will learn basics of diving. There will be a $50 fee for the twoweek session and students will be enrolled on a first come, first served basis. For questions, call 471-5500, ext. 229, or 381-7092 and leave a message for Ms. Pat.SFSC Sand CampAVON PARK Lady Panther Volleyball has one more Sand Camp remaining for players from Grade 6 and up who wish to learn the game and sharpen their skills for the upcoming fall seasons. Out on the sand volleyball courts at SFSC, there will be one more Friday session, meeting from 9:30-11:30 a.m., with a cost of $30 for the daily session. The meeting date for the camp is Friday, July 19. For more information, contact Lady Panther head coach Kim Crawford at Kimberly.Crawford@southflorida.edu or (863) 784-7037.NAACP GolfSEBRING The Highlands County NAACPinvites the community to take part in its first golf tournament on Saturday, July 20 at the Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start time of 8 a.m. The event will include closest to the pin, hole in one, raffle and door prizes. An awards ceremony and lunch will follow. The tournament is a four-person scramble. Registration is $60 per player/$240 per foursome includes green fees, golf cart, post eent luncheon, prizes, beverages on the course and more. For more information, to register, sponsor or donate to this event, contact Art Williams at 873-5031, Jim Windsor at 414-8471 or Leon Thomas at 414-4005.STR8 UP seeks helpLAKE PLACID As STR8 UPYouth Ministry in Lake Placid celebrates its oneyear anniversary as a ministry, they are looking for ways to enhance their programs in order to maintain and challenge the influx of teenagers that enter the ministry. Mr. Greg Foster of GSF Enterprises has been gracious enough to incorporate his lot into our lease, on which we would like to construct a NBA-regulation size basketball court, STR8 Up president Sammy Telesco said. This will be a oneof-a-kind, outdoor, regulation-sized court in Lake Placid. The youth currently play basketball on the back parking lot area and have long since outgrown it. They need the challenge of a full court and higher goals. William E. Lewis and Associates have donated the NBA-style fiberglass goals. Bevis Construction and Concrete has once again partnered with the program to provide the labor for this considerable project. STR8 UPis seeking to raise $7,500 for 80 yards of concrete. STR8 UPis asking for donations towards the goal one quarter of a yard of concrete is $25, half a yard is $50, and one yard of concrete is $100. All donations are welcome. Please make checks payable to STR8 UPYouth Ministry P.O. Box 654 Lake Placid, FL33862 or PayPal can be used from their website www.str8up.org.14th Annual Firemen MemorialSEBRING As one of their biggest fundraisers of the year, Sebring Firemen, Inc. will hold the 14th Annual Memorial Golf Classic on Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Sun NLake Golf and Country Club. Presented by AXAAdvisors, LLC and Home Depot, the day-long tournament will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. and cannon start at 8:30 a.m. The format is a 4-person Scramble, flighted by handicap, utilizing both the Deer Run and Turtle Run courses, and the entry fee remains at $75 per player. And though the fee has not gone up, it still includes golf cart, one mulligan, range balls and prizes, while food and beverages will be provided on the courses. There will also be contests for Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin and Hole in One, with unbelieveable prizes attached. As is their nearly 90-year old custom, the Firemen seek to raise funds to help all area student-athletes and athletic programs. And in so doing, make it a fun and memorable event for all those involved. The festivities, in fact, begin the night before at the Pre-Tournament Mixer on Friday, Aug. 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the Sun N Lake restaurant for early registration and a heavy dose of hors doeuvres. Deadline for entry is Thursday, Aug. 8, and checks should be made payable and remit to Sebring Firemen, Inc., P.O Box 1981, Sebring, FL33871, (863) 382-2255. Team entry agreements can also be faxed to Sebring Firemen, Inc. at (863) 385-7773. Last years field of more than 250 golfers set a new high for the everexpanding fundraiser, so make sure to get those entries in to be part of a great day of helping the Firemen give back. American Legion Baseball TripSEBRING American Legion Post 25 will be hosting its5th Annual Baseball Trip on Sunday, Aug. 25, to Tropicana Field to see the Rays vs. Yankees. Cost is $45 per person for tickets and bus trip, with money due by Wednesday, July 24. For more information, call Robert at the American Legion between 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at 465-0975.APHS Pool ScheduleAVONPARK Beginning Tuesday, July 16, the Avon Park High School Pool will be open Monday-Friday 9-11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. The cost is $2 per swimmer.LP Cheer Car WashLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid High School Cheerleaders are having a Car Wash on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Seacoast Bank, 199 US 27 N, Lake Placid. We will be washing cars for donations, while also selling hot dogs, baked goodies and drinks to help raise monies for transportation to away games. Please come out and support the Cheerleaders. If you have any questions you may contact Sharon Reid (Varsity Coach) at 863840-1379. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston5839.598 Tampa Bay5541.5732.5 Baltimore5343.5524.5 New York5144.5376 Toronto4549.47911.5 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit5242.553 Cleveland5144.5371.5 Kansas City4349.4678 Minnesota3953.42412 Chicago3755.40214 West Division WLPctGB Oakland5639.589 Texas5441.5682 Los Angeles4449.47311 Seattle4352.45313 Houston3361.35122.5 ___ Saturdays Games Minnesota 4, N.Y. Yankees 1 Chicago White Sox 5, Philadelphia 4, 11 innings, 1st game Toronto 7, Baltimore 3 Tampa Bay 4, Houston 3 Cleveland 5, Kansas City 3 Texas 7, Detroit 1 Philadelphia 2, Chicago White Sox 1, 13 innings, 2nd game Oakland 3, Boston 0 Seattle 6, L.A. Angels 0 Sundays Games Cleveland 6, Kansas City 4 Minnesota 10, N.Y. Yankees 4 Detroit 5, Texas 0 Philadelphia 4, Chicago White Sox 3, 10 innings Baltimore 7, Toronto 4 Tampa Bay 5, Houston 0 Oakland 3, Boston 2, 11 innings Seattle 4, L.A. Angels 3 Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Games All-Star Game at New York (Mets), 8 p.m. Wednesdays Games No games scheduledLEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Cabrera, DET36273132.365 Trout, LAA37065119.322 Mauer, MIN35350113.320 Ortiz, BOS2874991.317 Pedroia, BOS37657119.316 A. Beltre, TEX37454118.316 HOME RUNS Davis, BAL37 Cabrera, DET30 Encarnacion, TOR25 Dunn, CHW24 Ibanez, SEA24 RUNSBATTEDIN Cabrera, DET95 Davis, BAL93 Encarnacion, TOR72 Cruz, TEX69 Fielder, DET69 SLUGGING PERCENTAGE Davis, BAL.717 Cabrera, DET.674 Ortiz, BOS.606 Ibanez, SEA.578 Trout, LAA.565 ON-BASE PERCENTAGE Cabrera, DET.458 Mauer, MIN.402 Ortiz, BOS.402 Trout, LAA.399 Pedroia, BOS.396 WON-LOST Scherzer, DET13-1 Moore, TB13-3 Colon, OAK12-3 Tillman, BAL11-3 Hernandez, SEA10-4 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Hernandez, SEA2.53 Kuroda, NYY2.65 Colon, OAK2.70 Lackey, BOS2.78 Sale, CHW2.85 STRIKEOUTS Darvish, TEX157 Scherzer, DET152 Hernandez, SEA140 Masterson, CLE137 Sale, CHW131 SAVES J. Johnson, BAL33 Nathan, TEX30 Rivera, NYY30 Balfour, OAK25 Reed, CHW24NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta5441.568 Washington4847.5056 Philadelphia4848.5006.5 New York4150.45111 Miami3558.37618 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis5736.613 Pittsburgh5637.6021 Cincinnati5342.5585 Chicago4251.45215 Milwaukee3856.40419.5 West Division WLPctGB Arizona5045.526 Los Angeles4747.5002.5 Colorado4650.4794.5 San Francisco4351.4576.5 San Diego4254.4388.5 ___ Saturdays Games Chicago White Sox 5, Philadelphia 4, 11 innings, 1st game Atlanta 5, Cincinnati 2 L.A. Dodgers 1, Colorado 0 Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Mets 2 Chicago Cubs 6, St. Louis 4 Miami 2, Washington 1, 10 innings Philadelphia 2, Chicago White Sox 1, 13 innings, 2nd game Arizona 5, Milwaukee 4 San Francisco 9, San Diego 0 Sundays Games Washington 5, Miami 2, 10 innings Philadelphia 4, Chicago White Sox 3, 10 innings Cincinnati 8, Atlanta 4 N.Y. Mets 4, Pittsburgh 2 Colorado 3, L.A. Dodgers 1 Milwaukee 5, Arizona 1 San Diego 10, San Francisco 1 St. Louis 10, Chicago Cubs 6 Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Games All-Star Game at New York (Mets), 8 p.m. Wednesdays Games No games scheduledLEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Molina, STL32340110.341 Craig, STL34850116.333 Cuddyer, COL2854494.330 Segura, MIL37254121.325 Posey, SF32338105.325 HOME RUNS Gonzalez, COL25 Alvarez, PIT24 Brown, PHL23 Goldschmidt, ARI21 Beltran, STL19 Bruce, CIN19 RUNS BATTED IN Goldschmidt, ARI77 Phillips, CIN74 Craig, STL74 Brown, PHL67 Bruce, CIN66 SLUGGING PERCENTAGE Gonzalez, COL.610 Cuddyer, COL.568 Goldschmidt, ARI.557 Posey, SF.536 Brown, PHL.535 ON-BASE PERCENTAGE Votto, CIN.434 Choo, CIN.425 Wright, NYM.396 Posey, S-F.395 Goldschmidt, ARI.395 WON-LOST Zimmermann, WAS12-4 Wainwright, STL12-5 Corbin, ARI11-1 Lynn, STL11-4 Lee, PHL10-3 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Kershaw, LAD1.98 Locke, PIT2.15 Corbin, ARI2.35 Harvey, NYM2.35 Wainwright, STL2.45 STRIKEOUTS Harvey, NYM147 Kershaw, LAD139 Wainwright, STL130 Samardzija, CHC128 Latos, CIN127 SAVES Grilli, PIT29 Mujica, STL26 Kimbrel, ATL26 Soriano, WAS25 Chapman, CIN21 Romo, SF21NATIONAL CONFERENCECentral Division WLTPctPFPA Chicago970.563870840 San Antonio970.563710779 Iowa6100.375741774 West Division WLTPctPFPA y-Arizona1420.8751077758 x-Spokane1240.7501060823 x-San Jose1240.750925772 Utah5110.313793901AMERICAN CONFERENCESouth Division WLTPctPFPA y-Jacksonville1060.625831790 Tampa Bay790.438878880 Orlando6100.375832925 New Orleans5110.313742940 Eastern Division WLTPctPFPA y-Philadelphia1150.688959754 Cleveland3130.188736937 Pittsburgh3130.188635916 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division ___ Saturdays Games Spokane 62, Jacksonville 40 Orlando 55, Iowa 41 San Jose 78, Pittsburgh 20 Chicago 68, Cleveland 32 San Antonio 68, Tampa Bay 42 Arizona 79, New Orleans 42 Friday, July 19 San Antonio at Spokane, 10 p.m. Saturday, July 20 Jacksonville at New Orleans, 6 p.m. Orlando at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Utah at Iowa, 8:05 p.m. Chicago at Arizona, 9 p.m. Philadelphia at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Atlanta103.769 Chicago104.714.5 Washington77.5003.5 New York68.4294.5 Indiana58.3855 Connecticut49.3086WESTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Minnesota113.786 Los Angeles104.7141 Phoenix87.5333.5 Seattle68.4295 San Antonio410.2867 Tulsa313.1889 ___ Saturdays Games Indiana 74, New York 53 Minnesota 86, Tulsa 75 Sundays Games Connecticut 86, San Antonio 84 Los Angeles 88, Phoenix 76 Seattle 73, Atlanta 65 Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Games San Antonio at Washington, late Wednesdays Games Tulsa at Seattle, 3 p.m. Atlanta at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BOSTON RED SOXAssigned RHP Alfredo Aceves outright to Pawtucket (IL). NEW YORK YANKEESSent 3B Alex Rodriguez to Trenton (EL) for a rehab assignment. TEXAS RANGERSSent OFs Craig Gentry and Jeff Baker to Frisco (TL) for rehab assignments. TORONTO BLUE JAYSSent OF Melky Cabrera to New Hampshire (EL) for a rehab assignment. National League COLORADO ROCKIESTraded RHPs Parker Frazier to Cincinnati for RHP Armando Galarraga. MIAMI MARLINSOptioned LHP Duane Below to New Orleans (PCL). Sent RHP Jose Ceda to the GCL Marlins for a rehab assignment. MILWAUKEE BREWERSOptioned OF Khris Davis to Nashville (PCL). ST. LOUIS CARDINALSSent RHP Chris Carpenter to Springfield (TL) for a rehab assignment. Optioned RHP Keith Butler to Memphis (PCL). American Association GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGSSigned C Charlie Neil, INF Austin Newell and LHP Gabe Garcia. Released INF Frazier Hall. SIOUX CITY EXPLORERSSigned RHP Nathan Stewart. WINNIPEG GOLDEYESTraded INF Nick Liles to Gary SouthShore to complete an earlier trade. Can-Am League NEW JERSEY JACKALSAcquired RHP Wes Roemer from St. Paul (AA) for a player to be named. Frontier League FRONTIER GREYSReleased C Chris Kay and RHP Coty Saranthus. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERSPlaced INF Carlos Colmenares and OF Tyler Hall on the suspended list. Released RHP Michael Hepple.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association ATLANTA HAWKSSigned F Elton Brand. BOSTON CELTICSWaived F Kris Joseph. DETROIT PISTONSSigned F Luigi Datome and G Will Bynum. HOUSTON ROCKETSSigned G Isaiah Canaan. Agreed to terms with F Robert Covington and G B.J. Young. Waived G/F James Anderson and C Tim Ohlbrecht. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIESRe-signed G Tony Allen and F Jon Leuer to multiyear contracts. SACRAMENTO KINGSSigned F Carl Landry to a four-year contract.FOOTBALLNational Football League CINCINNATI BENGALSSigned TE Tyler Eifert to a four-year contract. DENVER BRONCOSSuspended director of player personnel Matt Russell indefinitely and director of pro personnel Tom Heckert one month for suspicion of drunken driving. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARSSigned WR/PR Ace Sanders. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERSSigned P/K Colton Schmidt to a three-year contract.HOCKEYNational Hockey League ANAHEIM DUCKSRe-signed D Mat Clark to a one-year contract. CAROLINA HURRICANESSigned F Elias Lindholm to a three-year, entrylevel contract. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSSigned D David Savard to a one-year, two-way contract. FLORIDA PANTHERSAgreed to terms with G Jacob Markstrom on a two-year contract. LOS ANGELES KINGSAgreed to terms with D Alec Martinez on a two-year contract. MONTREAL CANADIENSAnnounced the retirement of F Blake Geoffrion. Signed F Sven Andrighetto to a threeyear, entry-level contract. NEW YORK ISLANDERSAgreed to terms with LW Josh Bailey on a fiveyear contract. PHILADELPHIA FLYERSNamed Ron Hextall assistant general manager and director of hockey operations. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNINGRe-signed F J.T. Brown to a one-year, two-way contract.LACROSSENational Lacrosse League MINNESOTA SWARMTraded F Ryan Benesch and T Andrew Watt to Buffalo for 2015 and 2016 first-round and 2017 third-round draft picks.COLLEGEAUBURNNamed Greg Norton hitting coach. AUSTIN PEAYNamed Josh Richards wide receivers coach. ELONNamed Alex Smyth volunteer assistant cross country coach. FLORIDA INTERNATIONALDismissed RB Kedrick Rhodes from the football team. HARDIN-SIMMONSNamed Melanie Chonko womens basketball coach. SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD W W N N B B A A T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . Phoenix at Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2Times, games, channels all subject to change G G O O L L F F T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . LPGA Marathon Classic . . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . 2013 Open Championship . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 4 4 p p . m m . PGA Sanderson Farms Championship . 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C M Y K Page B4News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com heartland 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 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 11.25"; 4"; Black plus three; process, p/u 6/26/13 99293; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 9 9 0 0 9 9 and moved to third on a Gomez ground out. While Trey Marley was working a walk, a wild pitch brought Brock home, and through a combination of wild pitches and an error, Marley would work his way around to score and put the lead at 7-0. Heartland would add one more in the fourth, on a Crosson sacrifice fly, but as the rains grew heavier and f lashes of lightning were seen, play was halted and the g ame eventually called. That paved the way for Mondays slate, with Heartland unable to get any offense going against Hernando, while Spring Hill continued itsresurgence with a 12-2 win over Hendry. This puts Hernando in the drivers seat as the only undefeated team left in the bracket, and Heartland and Spring Hill, with one loss each, battling to claim a spot in the title game. Tuesdays contests were played after press time, with results being available in the Friday edition of the NewsSun.Pre-Majors The tournament for the younger, Pre-Majors AllStars also saw itsshare of back and forth contests that had the Heartland All-Stars sitting pretty at the end of Mondays action. Saturdays opening round saw Chipley top Hernando by a 5-4 score, DeSoto edged Okeechobee 6-5 and Team Heartland shocked East Polk, 6-3. The Polk squad looked loaded, with players from a variety of high schools being represented. And when a titanic, firstinning home run was put into orbit, it looked like Heartland had itshands full. But starting pitcher Heath Harris quickly settled down and mowed through the order, giving his squad the chance to come back and get the win. The victory gave the team Sunday off to watch Chipley top Desoto by a 13-8 score, and Hernando knock Okeechobee out of the tournament with a 9-8 win. Polk then got back on track Monday morning, ousting Hernando by a 5-0 score, with Heartland then stopping Chipley, 4-0. Daniel Simons got the start for the red-clad home squad, and worked around a two-out single in the first to retire the side. Alfred Red Brown then got the offense started with a lead-off double into the leftfield corner. After stealing third, Brown would come in on an Alex Gomez grounder to stake Heartland out to the early lead. The second inning went by quickly, with three-up, three-down for both sides, but Chipley looked ready to make some noise in the top of the third. After a lead-off walk, Simons struck out the next batter, and threw to first on a sacrifice bunt to get the second out. But an infield single then put runners on the corners and had the slim lead in jeopardy. But a fly ball to left-center was tracked down by Kyle Thompson to keep Simons shutout intact. Heartland couldnt get anything going in their half of the third, though the defense again stepped up in the top of the fourth to maintain the lead. With a runner on and nobody out, Gomez made a nice stab in the hole at short and quickly fired to Trey Frazier at second for a fielders choice force out. Then, on a smash to third, Harris grabbed and gunned to Frazier at second, who fired to first for the inningending double play. This seemed to light the spark Heartland needed as Simons, Kyle Kelley and Harris all reached to load the bases with one out in the bottom of the fourth. Thompson then launched one over the left fielders head for a two-RBI double that bumped the lead to 3-0. Simons then saved his best work for his last inning, retiring Chipley in order, with two strike outs, in the top of the fifth. Some aggressive base running then got an insurance run across in the bottom of the fifth. Luis Martinez reached on an infield single and was moved to second on a Gomez bunt. When Simons grounded out to third, Martinez broke for third on the throw across. And when the return throw trying to nail him got away, it was an easy scamper home for the 4-0 lead. Red Devil southpaw Kenny McGrath then came on in relief, worked a perfect sixth and worked around a lead-off walk in the seventh to retire the side with two strike outs and a comebacker to the mound. Kennys been doing that for us for four years now, coming out of the bullpen like that, head coach Whitt Cornell said. And he came up huge for us again. It was a great job by Daniel (Simons), Cornell continued. His fastball and change were working really well, and his control was great. He threw 45 strikes and just 21 balls. Cornell, also the head coach for the Avon Park varsity squad, is getting a good look at both the present and future for his high school team. Simons is coming into his freshman year and were excited about what hell bring, he said. And Red (Brown) is one of my returning seniors and his leadership is really starting to show and that will be big for us. The win set up a rematch with East Polk Tuesday in a game also played after press time. See Fridays News-Sun for a recap of the action. Continued from B1 change. Regino repeated the performance to walk in a run of his own with the score now at 13-5. Continuing the rally was Smiths fielders choice and Riveras sac fly to peak Sebrings 15-4 lead. Hardee was only able to manage one run in their last at bat as a balk drove in one base runner, and with the last out Sebring assured their position in the winners bracket for one more day. They have hard throwers, said Sebring coach Anthony Gaines, tipping his hat to the Hardee team. The only thing you can do against hard throwers is put the ball in play. Its baseballit is never a guarantee. Youve just got to go out there and lay it all on the line; you have got to show up ready to play. Watching this team play, even in warmups, it is evident that they are being taught to show up ready as they always remain focused and never fall complacent. We dont show up to try to worry about what everybody else is doing, we try to show up for what we can control. The win slotted Sebring to play West Seminole Tuesday night, both with no loses and both with a lot of motivation to win. Its going to be a good game, Gaines promised. Be sure to check the Friday issue of the NewsSun to see the progress of Sebring as they battle through the Ozone State tournament the rest of this week. Continued from B1 Ozone All-Stars hammer Hardee DAN HOEHNE/News-Sun Trey Frazier makes the relay throw to first for a double play in Heartlands Pre-Majors State Tournament win over Chipley Monday. Dixie keeping Heartland busy LAUREN WELBORN, News-Sun Carson Angell takes his place on first after drawing a walk, moments ahead of Davon Terrys second home run of the game in Sebrings 15-5 win over Hardee Monday. Associated PressTORONTO Call me maybe just not to throw out a first pitch. Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen had a good laugh at herself after she spiked the ceremonial first pitch at a Tampa Bay Rays game on Sunday. Jepsen, best known for the catchy Top-40 hit Call Me Maybe, posted a textmessage conversation between her and her brother on Twitter that had the hash tag sticktoyourdayjob. She also posted: So apparently I made ESPN with my fail of a pitch. LolDaddy must be so proud. Jepsen has fun with first-pitch fail

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunW ednesday, July 17, 2013Page B5 health page; 11.25"; 16"; Black plus three; process, health page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 3 3 9 9 9 9 Courtesy photo The Rotary Club of Sebring, the Highlands County Rotary Club and the Sebring Sunrise Club are sending parcels to the troops overseas.Pictured above is Cesar Martinez of Sebring with his troop holding up a Bike Sebring Rotary shirt and two Rotary weekly bulletins that were packed inside the box with spices, hot sauces, red licorice, hard candy, beef jerky, ball hats, recent magazines, tooth brushes and paste, flavored coffee,curr y powder, chili peppers, and hygiene items.The clubs currently are mailing parcels to Martinez, State Representative Dr. Cary Pigman, and Morgan Whitbeck.To assist, purchase items and drop them off with Joyce Fettinger at the chamber of commerce offices of Sebring or send a check to the Rotary Club of Sebring, P.O. Box527, Sebring, FL 33871.The clubs will purchase items for for the troops or use the funds to mail the parcels.If a donor would like a tax receipt, make the check out to the Rotary Club of Sebring, Charities Inc.Call Joan Fisher, 385-3829, for more details. Clubs & Organizations Rotary clubs sending packages to troops overseas TOPS 632LAKE PLACID The meeting was called to order by leader Judy OBoyle with 17 members present. Members recited the Pledge of Allegiance, after which the KOPS and TOPS said their respect ive pledges. Carolyn Mead led the song for the day. Phyliss Hieronymous brought a guest, Susan Bates, and there were four members of TOPS #209 who came to hear the area director speak. OBoyle introduced the area captain, Cindy D eweese, who opened by saying that TOPS is wonderful, a place to make new friends and actually accomplish weight loss. She then began the program, Real People, Real Weight Loss, assisted by Carolyn Mead. Karen Goodwin called the roll. The club had a good loss for the week and the best losers were Vi Christian and June elam. Karen presented the best loser in June award to Fay Nut, who was ill last week. Yes-yesses for the coming week avocados and t omatoes, and the no-no is fried chicken. Hieronymus kept the four weeks in a row travel g ift for losing her third week in a row. If she loses next week, she wins the prize.

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C M Y K Page B6News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 7/17,24,31; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 7 7 3 3 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 7/17/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 7 7 6 6 Courtesy photo GFWC Lake Placid Womans Club held its third annual summer Murder Mystery on July 13. .Hulas and Homicide was set on the fictional island Kikiwaii, Hawaii. Pictured:Mikaluki (Lots-a-Hats) Narrator Marge Tousignant; Lonnie Law (Chief Inspector) Mary Meisenheimer; Bea Keannie (Beach Bum)Mitzi Eggleston; Reba Rumbles (Drummer) Maureen Raymond; Carrie Oakley (Entertainer)Peg Vachon; Flora Fauna (Floozy Florist) Terry Reese; Hanna Hulander (Baseball Player) Joanne Haar; Paris Tilton (Owner of the hotel) Carol Spear; Sheila Sways (Hula Champion) Dora Tarabori; Sue Yu (OwnerHula Dance School)Rose-Mary Pinto; Director Norma Sheeran, Producers Sandy Davis and Becky Ludacer. News-Sun classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Clubs & Organizations Hulas and Homicide Courtesy photo Stephanie Bennett (from left), Ashton Abela and Abigail Samperi were the guest speakers at the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Clubs luncheon on July 11. They spoke to Rotarians about their week long stay at the Seminar For Tomorrows Leaders that was held in Lakeland at Florida Southern College from June 15-22. The Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club sponsored two Lake Placid High School students to attend this worthwhile camp so they might come back to Lake Placid and practice their leadership skills. They all stated that it was a trip of a lifetime and they will always be thankful that they attended. LP Rotary hears from S4TL students FAMERMEWLADAPTBULL INONEOCHOLIMOUSINES LITUPUHOHUPTONOGOOD LMORENOMAAMLAPD ARENDTENGINESHUTUP ETHTERAENACTOMORE LIONCUTUPUMOREMAGE MOMAISOBARITONYSER ONEUPHMOREBALTITOE RESLISTGLOMEND BUTWAITTHERESMORE ALACAPNYALEBRA SONORLONPLAITEGBDF SUNGTOROEMINEMOREO AVEOHMOREEMORENOSE IRREGBUTNOTRAMKTS LESSISTHATSAONAGER LAMPBOOMERCLIOS PARANORMALLOKIKENYA APOSTROPHEARESLATEX DEBTEDGARRESTEMORE CROSSWORDSOLUTION Courtesy photo Sebring Elks 1529 is a proud sponsor Highlands Little Theatre Summer Institute.Not only did the Elks support them financially, but have members interacting at the theatre. Pictured are Mike Brannen and Jim Mason painting ceiling tiles and props. The camp culminates with a short play performed on Thursday and Friday. Tickets can be purchased through the theatres box office. Elks support HLT

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C M Y K LAKE PLACID The Placid Lakes Social Circle held their meeting last Tuesday night at Cozs Bowling Center and came through with an ambitious fall schedule that packs in a lot of activity and fun. Sioux Hurley, our chief travel consultant, completely outlined our travel cruise in March of 2014, including a pay as you go plan that is entirely her own arrangement. Call Joyce Briski at 699-6331, or Sioux at (941) 484-0728 for reservation info.There are still reserved cabins available; this will be on the Norwegian Dawn sailing onMarch 2, 2014 out of Tampa.Sioux is making arrangements for a shuttle bus. The Hand and Foot card night is set for Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Joyce and Bonnie Bailey are thecontacts, Bonnie can be reached at the T own Hall at 465-4888 after Aug. 1. Space is limited, but we still have room for a few more. We are getting a bowling group together and will get more details from Cozs as to how and when before our next meeting Aug. 6. Getting into September, the Gang will be having their second International Sausage Festival, and we promise not to run out of sausage. There will be Portuguese, Italiano, French, German, and of course, All-American Hotdogs. October will bring a potluck supper, always a winner. November well be GoinToThe Dogs Day Trip to the dog track in Fort Myers, and December another day trip to Fishermens Village for the Christmas Light Cruise.Were also hoping to have our Christmas Decor Contest in Placid Lakes. Joe Briski will be the chauffeur for the judges. Talk about the most interesting town, Lake Placid, Fla.made the news on USANews as one of the vacation spots in America, mentioning Lake Clay. LAKE PLACID The Mens Friendly Pancake Breakfast was held July 6. It was a pleasant morning and 58 took advantage of the breakfast. Jim Hogan has handed his responsibility for the Mens Pancake Breakfast down to Derek Willeke. Derek will now be in control of the Mens Pancake Breakfast Crew. We thank you Jim for the years that you gave to making our pancakes, with blueberries or without. Tom and Pat Slango set up and hosted the coffee. They had a pretty display of goodies for our coffee hour. Peggy Sue Teague emceed. She called on our manager, Jodi Susco, for comments on the park. Jodi said that the new lawn service would continue working on Wednesdays in the park. Peggy Sue read the names of the birthdays and anniversaries for the week but since no one was present other than Marilyn Cromers husband, Ed Cromer, so she played the piano for him and we sang. Marysue Willeke, our present sunshine person, gave her report. There is a Thinking of You card to sign for Mary Brown and for George Kelleher, who had a short stay in the hospital. Brenda Knoche announced the name of the movie, Life of Pi, that will be shown this month on July 28. It is directed by Ang Lee and it is a computer animated drama film. It was picked out by Marilyn Cromer. Coffee and cake will be served before the Sunday afternoon movie at 3 p.m. There are so many activities in the clubhouse during the summer months: bridge, dominos, Mexican train, mens poker, pinochle, euchre, chicken foot, hand and foot, and tuc. Just check your Tropical Topic for the day and the time. Judy Muise is still holding art classes in her home on Thursdays at 10 a.m. and at 1 p.m. If you are interested, call her at (863) 260-0069. The Nu-Hope Sewing group has taken on a new project this summer. They are making girls dresses out of pillowcases. If anyone has pillowcases that they do not need, we would appreciate receiving them. We have made 15 dresses and they really are very attractive. They will be sent to a distribution center and then the dresses will go wherever they are needed. Tuesday Morning Ladies Coffee was made by Carolyn Reece and she also led the meeting. Marilyn Cromer gave the monthly and treasures report. Remember, weather permitting, there is a pool party every Thursday at 5 p.m. except the night of the carry-in dinner. Bring your snacks and something to drink. There will be a carry-in dinner on the 25th at 6 p.m. Judy Muise is in the planning stage of a Craft Show and Sell for Nov. 16, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. You crafters, get your projects made so you will be able to have a table. You will hear more about this as time progresses. For a good time, dont forget the Caladium Festival, which is held in Lake Placid on July 26-28. It always is a very interesting and entertaining festival. The non carry-in took place on July 9. How so many people can miss out on this good food in this friendly atmosphere remains a mystery. It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future, and impossible to live in the past. Jim Bishop. www.newssun.comNews-SunW ednesday, July 17, 2013Page B7 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; july ads p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 6 6 9 9 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; 7/17/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 7 7 4 4 LAMPE & KEIFFER; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 7/17/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 7 7 7 7 Friends & Neighbors Placid Lakes Party Line By Susie Lee Tropical Harbor Estates By Arlene Clouston Courtesy photo On July 11, the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club presented perfect attendance pins to 13 club members (front row, from left) Lorraine Hutchins, Luis Ojeda, Norma Rizer, Margaret Ellerbee, and Merry Cresswell; (back row, from left) Eduardo Maldonado, Bruce Stratton, C.B. Brewer, Donald Elliott, Bill Richter, Maria Chenique, and Jim Carroll. Not pictured is Pam Brewer. Clubs & Organizations Perfect attendance pins awarded at LP Noon Rotary Special to the News-SunSEBRING Cathy Schreima was recently pres ented with her Distinguished Toastmaster medallion by District 48 Governor Ron Rice at a Leadership Seminar in B randon. Schreima had to complete several speech manuals and leadership projects, including serving as a dist rict officer in order to earn the award. The DTM is the highest award that Toastmasters International Awards. Only one half of one percent of all Toastmaster members ever finishes all the requirements to their DTM.. She is a charter member of Heartland Talk of the Town Toastmasters in Sebring. She started her Toastmasters journey in Ohio in 1994 and moved to Sebring in 2008. The DTM is the highest award that Toastmasters International Awards. Only one half of one percent of all Toastmasters ever finishes all the requirements to earn this award. T oastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that helps its members develop public speaking and leadership skills. The organization has more than 280,000memberships in 13,500clubs in 116 countries. Heartland Toastmasters meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road in Sebring, in Community Room 101. Guests are always welcome. For more information contact Linda Udall, 386-6495 pr visitwww.toastmasters.org/ Schreima earns Distinguished Toastmaster medallion Courtesy photo Cathy Schreima of Sebring received her DTM Medallion from District 48 Governor Ron Rice at a Toastmaster Leadership Seminar in Brandon. CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes announcements about clubs and organizations on Wednesdays.Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Forms are available at the News-Sun. The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesdays paper. Submit items to the News-Sunfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail toeditor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. With few exceptions, there is only one road and it is up to motorists and bicyclists to treat each other with care and respect. Adherence to the law is the foundation of respect.

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C M Y K Page B8News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com Whats Cooking I dont know about you but I think wrapping brie cheese with puff pastry and baking it until golden brown is wonderful. It is also a very easy appetizer to make for your next dinner party. Brie is a soft cows milk cheese named after the French region from which it originated. It is pale in color with a slight grayish tinge under a rind of white mold. The whitish moldy rind is typically eaten, and its flavor quality depends largely upon the ingredients used and its manufacturing environment. Nutritionally, Brie has 100 calories, five to six grams of protein and about 8.5 grams of fat per ounce, so dont over indulge with your Brie. It pairs well with sweet fruits with high acidity like ripe cherries or red grapes. Toasted nuts like pecans, walnuts or almonds are also a nice compliment to the Brie. It is a great food to pair with wine, as well. I suggest you make your baked brie and get out the best Chardonnay or white Burgundy you have and enjoy the harmony between the dish and the wine. So this week, I have a Brie recipe that has what we have been talking about and I encourage you to prepare this dish in your kitchen. Cheers, Chef.Baked Brie1 tbs. Butter, Unsalted 1 oz. Nuts, Walnuts, Halves & Pieces, Chopped 1 oz. Nuts, Pecan Pieces, Chopped 8 oz. Cheese, Brie 1/2 cup Preserves, Red Raspberry, Canned 2 each Egg, Fresh, Beaten 1 each Dough, Puff Pastry Sheets, Frozen Preparation 1. Defrost one sheet of puff pastry for approximately 15 to 20 minutes and unfold (place remaining sheet in freezer for later use). 2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Saut nuts in butter until golden brown, approximately five minutes. 3. Place nuts on top of Brie and spread jam on top of nuts. 4. Gently roll pastry with a rolling pin to increase the size of the sheet 1 to 2 inches in each direction. Brush both sides of the sheet with beaten egg. 5. Center the wheel of Brie on top of the pastry sheet. Bring all four corners of the sheet together above Brie and twist slightly to form a bundle. Tie gathered pastry with kitchen/cooking string (tie string in the form of a bow), Place bundle on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 20 to 25 minutes until pastry is golden brown. Serve with top-quality crackers. 6. Place golden brown baked Brie on serving tray. Arrange crackers around or onside of tray. Tim Spain is System Executive Chef with Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center and Morrison Healthcare Food Service. He can be reached at tim.spain@ahss.org/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Bake that cheese Chefs Corner Tim Spain F AMILYFEATURES Summer entertaining is easy with simple, crowd-pleasing recipes from light bites to sweet delights that require almost no time in the kitchen. Invite over a few of your closest friends, heat up the grill and set out your favorite wines for a truly memorable outdoor dinner party. Select simple recipes that can be prepared ahead of time and quickly seared on the grill once your guests have arrived. Everyone will enjoy the food and youll love that youre not trapped in the kitchen. Prep, chop and marinate everything then store it all in containers. Continue the trend of simplicity by serving foodfriendly wines, such as those from Las Rocas. Las Rocas, which literally means the rocks because of the rocky soil where the grapes are grown, produces an incredibly vibrant Garnacha and refreshing Ros that pair wonderfully with these dishes. Make the occasion truly special by beginning the festivities at sundown to take advantage of the cool breezes and beautiful sunset. Line the tables with a row of small candles, hang sparkling white lights from the trees and put on your favorite music. Your guests may never want to leave. For more information, visit www.lasrocaswine.com.P an Seared Rib Eye with Balsamic Glaze and Crispy Salted Potato WedgesServe with Las Rocas Garnacha, a vibrant and versatile red wine with rich dark berry flavors and aromas. Yield: 4 to 6 servings ForCrispy Fingerling Potatoes 1pound small Yukon gold potatoes cut into wedges Koshersalt and freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon roughly chopped fresh rosemary leaves, plus a couple of sprigs ForSteaks Kosherorcoarse salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 3/4-pound bone in rib-eye steaks, about 1 inch thick 1 large shallot, thinly sliced 1/2 cup aged balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons unsalted butter For potatoes: Place the potatoes in saucepan and cover with cold, salted water. Set over high heat and bring to boil. Cook until potatoes are fork tender, about 10 minutes depending on size of potatoes. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Pat potatoes dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper to taste. Set potatoes aside and begin steak. For steak: Sprinkle large cast-iron skillet with kosher or coarse salt; heat skillet over high heat for about 8 minutes, then add steaks. Sear until steaks are crusted brown, about 4 minutes; turn steaks. Sear to desired doneness or about 6 more minutes for medium rare. Transfer to cutting board and let rest while you make sauce. Wipe out pan and add shallot; cook, stirring, about 1 minute. Slowly add vinegar and 1 tablespoon of water and bring to a boil. Stir continuously until reduces and thickens, about 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat, swirl in butter, and season with pepper to taste. Drizzle sauce over steaks just before serving. To finish potatoes: Heat olive oil in large skillet over high heat. When hot, add seasoned potatoes, cut side down, and rosemary. Cook until golden and crispy, about 2 minutes per side. Sprinkle with additional salt and pepper to taste. Goat Cheese Crostini with Grilled Peaches, Serrano Ham and Marcona Almonds Serve with Las Rocas Ros, a fruitforward seasonal wine with notes of raspberry and strawberry. Yield: 1 dozen crostini 12 slices French bread, sliced on the diagonal into 1/2-inch-thick slices Extra virgin olive oil Koshersalt and freshly ground black pepper 12 thinly sliced pieces Serrano ham 2 ripe peaches, halved, pitted and sliced onto 12 thin wedges 2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled (about 1/4 cup) 1 tablespoon roughly chopped Marcona almonds Preheat grill. Brush each slice of bread on one side with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Grill, oil-side down until lightly golden brown, about 3 minutes. Remove from grill and place a piece Serrano ham on each. Drizzle peaches with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle with saltandpeppertotaste.Grillpeaches untilgrillmarksappear,turningonce, about 1 to 2 minutes per side. Place warm grilled peaches on top of each crostini and sprinkle each with crumbled goat cheese and Marcona almonds. Drizzle them lightly with additional olive oil. Serve.Red Wine and Vanilla Bean Panna CottaYield: 6 servings 1 orange 1 cup blackberries and or raspberries 1 vanilla bean, cut in half 3 cups Las Rocas Garnacha wine 2/3cup sugar 1 cup whole milk 1 1/4-ounce packet unflavored powdered gelatin 2 cups whole Greek style yogurt Fresh mint sprigs forgarnish Remove a wide, 2-inch-long strip of zest from orange with sharp paring knife. Peel and segment orange and toss with blackberries, cover and refrigerate. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean. Place seeds and pod in small saucepan. Add wine, 1/3 cup sugar and orange zest strip. Simmer over medium-low heat until reduced to 1 1/4 cups, about 35 minutes. Discard vanilla bean pod and zest strip. Cool completely. Set aside 1/4 cup for serving. Combine milk with remaining 1/3 cup sugar in medium saucepan. Sprinkle in gelatin and let stand, undisturbed, until gelatin softens, about 4 minutes. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until gelatin and sugar are just dissolved (do not boil); let cool. Whisk in 1 cup of wine reduction and yogurt until smooth. Pour into six 6-ounceramekinsorjars,coverandrefrigerate until set, at least 3 hours or overnight. If using ramekins, dip bottom of each ramekin in warm water to loosen. Invert each panna cotta onto a plate. If using jars, skip this step. Drizzle panna cottas with reserved wine reduction and garnish with oranges and berries and sprig of fresh mint.

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunW ednesday, July 17, 2013Page B9 Diversions/Puzzles BONUSFEATURESBy JOELFAGLIANO ACROSS 1 Hall-of-___ 6 Cry like a baby 10 Evolve 15 Zodiac animal 19 Combined 20 Spanish skating figure 21 Long rides? 23 Suddenly smiled broadly 24 This might get ugly 25 Like a mischiefmaker 26 --27 Polite denial 29 Sgt. Fridays force 30 Philosopher Hannah 32 It may purr or roar 35 Zip it! 39 Archaic verb suffix 40 Prefix with byte 42 Pass 44--45 Front part of a chimera 47 Prankster 50 --52 Spell caster 53 N.Y.C. tourist attraction 54 Sign of pressure? 56 Get ___ (fight) 57 Battle of the ___, 1914 58 Best 60 --61Sun spot? 63 An extremity 64 ___ judicata (decided case) 66 Tick off 68 Grab, with onto 69 Extremity 70 Infomercial line with a hint to 10 answers in this puzzle 75 Where the Confederate flag was first flown: Abbr. 77 Cereal box title 78 Its a lock 79 Its uplifting 80 Sequel title starter 81 Synthetic fiber 83 Provide with cornrows, e.g. 86 Lines on a staff 90 Belted out 92 15-Across, in Spanish 93 Love the Way You Lie rapper 95 Snack item thats round on both ends? 96 Former Chevy subcompact 97 --99--100 What the hyphen in an emoticon often represents 101 Nonstandard: Abbr. 103 John Belushi catchphrase 105 Miners aid 107 Gold units: Abbr. 108 Minimalists philosophy 110 Dean Martin classic 113 Asian wild ass 115 Miners aid 117Baby ___ 119 Pitching awards 121 Spirited? 126 Mythical con man 127 Neighbor of Somalia 128 Will-o-the-wisp feature 129 God wounded by Diomedes in the Iliad 130 Glove material 131 Its not good when its outstanding 132 Exiled character in King Lear 133 Recharge, say 134 --DOWN 1 President who was not elected 2 Oscar feature subject since 2001 3 Snowbirds vehicle, maybe 4Toughen 5 Preachers exhortation 6 Its known for its big busts 7 Repeat word for word 8 Words of faux innocence 9 Freaky Friday co-star 10 Bauxite, e.g. 11 Highway caution 12 Something punched into an A.T.M.: Abbr. 13 Hotel amenity 14 Skipjacks and others 15 Chowderhead 16 Whats not yet due? 17 ___ McGarry, chief of staff on The West Wing 18 The U.S. banned it in 1968 22 Second or tenth, in a way 28 Gray 31 Numerical prefix 33 Oldest desert in the world 34 Environmental extremists acts 36 The you of Heres to you! 37 Cheer for 38 Used a keyhole, in a way 39 Neighbor of Dagwood, in the funnies 41 What the winged woman is holding in the Emmy statuette 43 Blog nuisances 46 Worlds smallest island nation 48 Fastener with two nuts 49 Equivalence 51 Treat like a pharaoh? 55 Transform 59 Retailer that sells grasshoppers as food 62 --65 College near Philadelphia 67 Go on 70 Gymnasium decorations 71Cool 72 Question to a poker player 73 Adjust, as a satellite dish 74 Tease 75 Go after 76 Where the Code of Hammurabi is displayed 82 Whats up? 84 How some N.F.L. games are resolved 85 Many an action movie villain 87 Entered violently 88 U.S.S. Ward, e.g. 89 Theyre not on your side 91 Headlines, as a band 94 Cussed 98 One who doesnt give tough love, say 102 Legend 104 Siouan speaker 106 White rapper with two #1 hits 109 --111 Sunny? 112 --114 Twinkle 116 Stick on the range? 118 Barely manages, with out 120 Old German duchy name 121 Digs 122 Parrot 123 Take the wrong way? 124 Important no. for car buyers 125 What this puzzle may make you say 12345 6789 101112131415161718 1 9 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 333435 363738 39 40 41 42 4344 45 4647 484950 5152 53 54 5556 57 58 5960 61 6263 6465 66 6768 69 70 7172 73 74 7576 77 78 79 80 81 8283 848586878889 90 9192 93 9495 96 97 9899 100 101 102103 104 105 106107 108 109110 111112113 114 1 15 116 117 118 119 120 121122123 124125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 Solution on page B6 DearAbby: I became sexually active at an extremely young age. I know my whole life would be different, as well as my childrens lives, had I just known better. I have a 4year-old daughter, a 7year-old son and a 12-yearold stepson. I want desperately to protect them from making the same mistakes I did. I feel like the best way to prevent this is to speak openly about sex. The closest anyone ever came to speaking to me about sex was my grandfather (of all people!), who gave me a Dear Abby booklet that was written to inform kids about sex. Even though I was embarrassed when he gave it to me and I ran back to my room to hide, I still read the whole thing from front to back. It was interesting, but unfortunately, it was too late. I have always wished I would have been given that booklet a couple of years sooner. This was about 15 years ago. Is there any chance you know the book Im talking about and where I could find a few to pass on to my children? Obviously, the family around me were not comfortable speaking of sex. Please know how grateful I am even all this time later that you provided my grandfather with a way to reach out to me. Grateful in Houston DearGrateful: Many parents find the subject of sex a difficult one to raise with their children, so they postpone it. As happened in your case, that discussion often comes after it is too late. Because children are now maturing at earlier ages, these discussions should be part of an ongoing dialogue that begins before puberty. My booklet is written to help break the ice and start the discussion more easily. It can be ordered by sending your name and address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds), to Dear Abby Teen Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Shipping and handling are included in the price. It would be helpful for you to review the booklet again so you can prepare beforehand to answer questions or guide the conversation. Among the important topics included in my booklet are: How old must a girl be before she can get pregnant? How old must a boy be before he can father a child? What time of the month is a girl 100 percent safe? and Can a girl get pregnant the first time she has sex? Also included is a section on various sexually transmitted diseases and what to do if you think you may have one. This is extremely important because STDs need to be treated right away, and not doing so can have lifelong consequences. Knowledge is power. The more information children receive, the better they will be prepared for making intelligent, informed decisions. DearAbby: My husband passed away 10 weeks ago. I plan on wearing my wedding ring for the remainder of my life. Your opinion would be appreciated. Grieving Widow in Texas DearGrieving Widow: Allow me to offer my sympathy for the loss of your husband. Because the ring brings you comfort, you may wear it as long as you wish. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Teach children about sex before they become active Dear Abby GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE Procrastination has been a way of life for most of us. When we think a job is going to take longer than we h ave time for then we put it off. That is our perfectionism. We have been taught since the day we were born that if we cant do something r ight dont do it at all! We listened! We may not have heard much else that was said but that stuck in our minds. Coupled with the pain of having to redo things over and over again when they were not up to the perfectionist standards, we just gave up before we ever got started. Alot of times we dont know where to start. This is the perfectionism monster again. The perfect place to begin. When we can let go of perfectionism, we can stop going down the path of procrastination. I give you a place. Go shine your sink. It is a simple action that starts you in a direction toward peace. This is our very first habit. Keeping your sink clean and shiny is all you have to do. That shiny sink puts a smile on your face each morning. It is the only thing you have to do. With this one habit you are being kind to yourself. You are not piling on with a huge list. As this one habit becomes automatic you can add another habit. Slow and steady relieves the guilt. This is being patient with yourself. You dont have to be perfect. You just have to do something instead of wring your hands and say I dont have time. When you hear those words come out of your mouth, set your timer and do two minutes. You will be so surprised at what you can accomplish in those short two minutes. Dont allow your perfectionism to push you too hard or keep you from starting. We have all heard the story of the tortoise and the hare. The hare procrastinated. He played and put things off because he felt like he had plenty of time to beat that slow tortoise. In the end he lost the race. Just imagine his stress level when he looked around and saw the tortoise winning. All of a sudden he got in a hurry. What happens when you get in a hurry. Procrastination places guilt on our heads. We dont do well with this guilt and the stress that comes from waiting till the last minute. This stress is pushing our adrenaline buttons to put us into overdrive. So instead of taking your time and doing what you can, when you can, you are speeding down the highway to a head-on collision. Y our adrenaline super fuel is what causes you to crash and burn. That flash in the pan burns out your engine and disables your thinking ability. You become the victim of your own procrastination. Please stop procrastinating. If you will only take BabySteps your journey will be slow and steady. Your home did not get dirty in a day and it will not get clean overnight. BabySteps will help you find the peace you are searching for. Progress not perfection. For more help getting rid of your clutter and CHAOS, check out her website and join her free mentoring group at www.FlyLady.net or read her book, Sink Reflections published by Random House. Help build a Habitat Home this year, http://www.share.habitat.org/flyladybuildproject. Bless others with your clutter by donating it to a Habitat for Humanity Restore near you. Copyright 2013 Marla Cilley. Used by permission in this publication. Are you a collision course? FLY Lady Leanne Ely LONDON (AP) Shakespeares Globe theater is about to take the Bards words literally All the worlds a stage. The London theater announced Tuesday that it plans to tour a production of Hamlet to every country in the world, some 205 nations and territories in all. The small-scale production, performed by a cast of eight, will tour the world between April 2014 and April 23, 2016 the 400th anniversary of Shakespeares death. By train, coach, plane and boat, we aim to take this wonderful, iconic, multifarious play to as many fresh ears as we possibly can, said artistic director Dominic Dromgoole. The target of 205 nations and territories could vary a little, and exactly what constitutes a country is in some cases contested. The United Nations has 193 member states, while there were 204 teams in the London Olympics. We are aware that it is insanely ambitious, said Globe spokeswoman Emma Draper. But she said the company and the British Council, a government-backed agency that will support the tour believed it was possible. Venues have yet to be determined, but will include Helsingor in Denmark also known as Elsinore, where Shakespeares tragedy is set and Kenyas Rift Valley. The tour will start and end at Shakespeares Globe, a replica Elizabethan playhouse on the south bank of the River Thames in London. The tour is the flipside of last years Globe to Globe festival, which brought troupes from around the world to London to perform Shakespeares plays in 37 languages. Theater director Peter Brook said Hamlet was the most all-encompassing and universal of Shakespeares plays. The six simplest words in the English language are to be or not to be,he said. There is hardly a corner of the planet where these words have not been translated. Globe taking Hamlet around world

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C M Y K By DERRIK J. LANG APEntertainment WriterThe cause of Glee actor Cory Monteiths death remained unclear Monday, a nd authorities in Canada said it could take several days before toxicology test results are in. V ancouver police Sgt. Randy Fincham said theres nothing to indicate the death was due to illicit drug use. Monteith, 31, was found dead in his Vancouver, B ritish Columbia, hotel room on Saturday, according to police, who have ruled out foul play. Police said Monteith had been out with people earlier, but video and electronic r ecords from the hotel indicated he returned to his room b y himself early Saturday. He was believed to be alone when he died. Monteiths passing recalls the lives of Heath Ledger, Corey Haim and River Phoenix actors who batt led substance abuse and died in their 20s and 30s. M onteith talked bluntly about struggling with addiction since he was a teenager, calling it a serious problem and telling Parade magazine in 2011 he was lucky to be alive. Monteith admitted himself to a treatment facility in April for substance addiction and asked for privacy as he took steps toward recovery, a representative said at the time. Lea Michele, M onteiths Glee co-star and real-life girlfriend, told People magazine that she l oved and supported him and was proud he was seeking help. It was not Monteiths first time in rehab. He also r eceived treatment when he was 19. Michele was asking that everyone respect her privacy during this devastating time, said her representative, Molly Kawachi of ID-PR. The Fox network and the producers of Glee, including 20th Century Fox Television, called Monteith an exceptional performer and an even more exceptional person. Michele asked for privacy upon hearing the news of his death. Monteith had recently shot a Canadian film called All the Wrong Reasons, with actors Kevin Zegers, Karine Vanasse and Emily Hampshire, slated to debut on the festival circuit this fall. Gia Milani, who produced, directed and wrote the screenplay, said Monteith portrays a ruthless department store manager who shows a unique vulnerability when he helps his wife deal with post-traumatic stress disorder. She said Monteith connected with the role because he had retail experience, working in a Walmart in Vancouver when he was younger. There were some risque moments in the film and hes very intense in it and passionate, Gilani told Canadian Press in a telephone interview from just north of Shediac, New Brunswick, her voice still shaky from the shock of Monteiths death over the weekend. He pulled it off flawlessly. Milani said Monteith seemed healthy when she last saw him four weeks ago in Los Angeles to screen the film for him. He looked super fit and he was energetic and excited. He was really good, she said. She said Monteith showed no signs of a substance abuse problem while shooting the film a year ago in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was shooting Glee at the same time and would take a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Halifax on Sundays, arrivemid-morning and still know his lines and still be fresh and focused, she said. He had amazing ideas and he brought a lot to the role, said Milani. He had just an outstanding work ethic. Milani said Monteith told her he felt like he had achieved so much with Glee that it gave him permission to do other things, including smaller films such as hers. Off the set, Monteith was always gracious in accommodating fans when they approached him as he dined in restaurants, said Milani. Never one time was he rude, never one time did he say no, she said. He was a super accessible guy, which is just all the more painful. Outside the Vancouver hotel, Monteiths fans created a makeshift memorial.. (hash)RipCoryMonteith and (hash)StayStrongLea became trending topics on Twitter. In England, what was supposed to be a weekend celebration of Glee turned into an impromptu memorial after news of Monteiths death rocked a fan convention. The news was devastating. No one had any idea what to say or do, said Chloe Harvey, an 18-year-old fan from Portsmouth, England. It just shows how much of a truly amazing guy Cory was that everyone was so shocked and emotional about the news. Glee, with its catchy song-and-dance numbers and high-profile guest stars like Gwyneth Paltrow and Britney Spears, became an instant hit when it debuted in 2009 and made celebrities of Montieth and the rest of the relatively unknown cast. Monteith served as the shows resident hunk with a heart of gold. Page B10News-SunWednesday, July 17, 2013www.newssun.com hometown biz; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 3 3 9 9 7 7 Entertainment More tests needed for cause of Monteiths death MCT Glee star Cory Monteith was found dead in a hotel room on Saturday. He was 31. LOS ANGELES (AP) Michael Jackson could have earned $1.1 billion or more if he had performed a worldwide concert tour and created a Las Vegas show before his death, an accounting expert familiar with the singers earning potential told jurors Monday. Arthur Erk, a certified public accountant who conducts royalty audits for musicians, told jurors that Jackson might have earned $1.5 billion for the shows if he had charged higher ticket prices during later shows on the This Is It tour. Erk said he was using conservative estimates to figure Jacksons earning potential if he had lived for several more years, completed a worldwide tour and created a Las Vegas show based on his music. The estimates took into account endorsements and royalties that Jackson could have earned and are heavily dependent on the idea that Jackson would have performed a 37-month, 260-concert world tour. AEG Live defense attorney Sabrina Strong questioned Erks assumption during cross-examination because Jackson had never completed a tour that long and hadnt performed a tour in more than a decade. Strong also questioned Erk about three instances where Jackson got into legal disputes over canceled performances, but the accountant said those didnt factor into his analysis. He needed to work, Erk said. His testimony was meant to show jurors the superstars earning potential in the case brought by Jacksons mother against concert promoter AEG Live LLC. Katherine Jackson claims AEG Live is liable for her sons death because it failed to properly investigate the doctor convicted of giving the singer an anesthetic overdose. AEG denies it hired the doctor or bears any responsibility for Jacksons June 2009 death at age 50. Expert: Jackson would have earned $1B on comeback