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The news-sun
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C M Y K NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 W ednesday-Thursday, August 7-8, 2013Volume 94/Number 94 | 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, low down pymnt front; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 5 5 5 5 7 7 What does failing grade mean for schools students? Katara Simmons/News-Sun Memorial Elementary School in Avon Park received an F in the latest school grades, making it the first c ounty school to get the failing mark. More T-storms High 92 Low 74Details, A12 CelebrationsB6 ClassifiedsA9 ClubsB6 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA3 Friends & NeighborsB5 ObituariesA5 PuzzlesB11 Whats CookingB9 Index By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comAVON PARK Following the Florida Department of Educations release of the statess chool grades last week, concerns with the FCATtesting a long with wariness about the future of schools in Highlands County has emerged among parents and local residents. Memorial Elementary School w as graded an F, the first in the school districts history since the state testing has been implemented. Statewide, 262 schools were slated to be get an F, but just over 100 ended up with one due to the DOEs padding of the grades in light of changes to the test. Just like on a students report c ard, an F grade is the lowest a school can receive from the D epartment of Education. According to DOE website, schools that have consistently scored Ds or Fs will receive assistance from the state to helpt hem serve students. The website also states that the 100 lowest performing reading results for elementary schools will receive assistance to implement additional help for its students. The Florida DOE has also set up what is known as an Opportunity Scholarship. If a child attends a failing s chool they (parents opportunity to request to be t ransferred, Highlands County Deputy Superintendent of Schools Dr. Rodney Hollinger said. The students has to be transferred to a school that has aC or better. The school district designates what school or schools the transfers can go to Parents can request transfer to school with better grade K atara Simmons/News-Sun W hile abundant showers have m any places in Highlands County c overed in water, officials say the r ains have still not made up for the y ears of drought that lowered a quifer levels. By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Heavy rains have b lanketed Highlands County over the past few weeks, flooding streets and threatening homes. However, local officials say the problem may be more with the frequency of the rain rather than the amount. e need a few days of sunny w eather to allow some of this wate r to evaporate or sink into the ground, said Highlands CountyE ngineer Ramone Gavarette. H e said there are a number of bowls in Highlands county, especially in the southern portion, wherel and elevations allow water to accuRains still havent caught up to drought By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK The N ews-Sun has obtained a copy of the letter, signed by seven current City of Avon Park employees and one who was fired on Aug. 2, request-i ng the city council put City Manager Julian Deleon on administrative leave while they investigate his management style. R ichard K. Sullivan, an attorney from LaBelle who represents the group, presented their request for a investigation Thursday. The issue will be addressed at Mondays city council meeting. The letter, dated Aug. 1, states in part, It is apparent to us through his actions that the city manager doesnt trust much of his staff ... we are continuously ridiculed, picked on and constantly tarLetter details issues in AP Employees want Deleon to be placed on leave Courtesy photo Donna Doubleday is the new CEO of the Heartland Workforce. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Donna Doubleday has taken the reigns as CEO of Heartland Workforce, following in the footsteps of the recently retired Roger Hood. Doubleday has been running Heartland Workforce since early July and has continued the longstanding tradition and mission of the company. The new CEO is no stranger to the field of workforce training and counseling. Doubleday has decades of experience under her belt. I have been working in Workforce for the majority of my career. I began almost just out of high school teaching work habits, work ethics and job-seeking skills to people with disabilities. Some of my college classes focused on conducting vocational assessments and vocational evaluations, moving me more in the direction of workforce, Doubleday said. Some of Doubledays former positions include vocational evaluator, transitional employment coordinator, rehabilitation counselor, CEO Doubleday brings plenty of experience to Heartland Workforce See RAINS, A7 S ee FAILING, A4 See NEW, A4 Deleon Special to the News-SunSEBRING In June 2013, Push Event Productions, a collaboration between Gray Dog Communications (Casey Wohl) and Plan B Promotions (Lora Todd),received partnership commitments from the Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency, the City of Sebring and the Highlands County Convention and Visitors Bureau to produce, manage and promote six, multi-day festivals in historic Downtown Sebring in the next year. ADowntown Sebring Online Event Survey was taken to find out what eventgoers wanted in regards to Survey results used to create downtown festivals News-Sun file The annual Roaring 20s festival draws a good crowd to downtown Sebring in February, and will return in 2014 as part of a six-event schedule developed by Push Event Promotions. See SIX, A5 See LETTER, A7 NASCAR This WeekPAGEB3

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C M Y K Sebring Chamber seeks volunteersSEBRING Would you l ike to spend a morning, or afternoon, one (or more days a week in an interest-i ng and fun environment? If you like variety, this is d efinitely for you. The Sebring Chamber of Commerce is in need of volunteers to help staff the chambers Welcome Centero ffice at 227 U.S. 27 North and at the downtown locat ion. These volunteer positions are not for those who like to push the same but-t on day after day. However, those who are: a people p erson, someone who enjoys helping others, are familiar with the HighlandsC ounty area or willing to learn (training provided are encouraged to stop i n. One does not need to b e a computer genius. Skills will be assessed to find what duties one is best suited for. Most chamber volunteers haveb een on the job for several years. Call 385-8448, or stop by the office in the Village Fountain Plaza. Peppers collecting school suppliesS EBRING Doctors John and Kelly Pepper are sponsoring a school supply drive to help the Boys and Girls Club of Highlands County. The children are in need ofe verything that fills a backpack for kindergarteners t hrough seniors. In exchange, Affinity Health Professionals willr eturn a gift of its own, a 15-minute relaxation mass age. The drive begins today and will end Thursday, Aug. 15. Drop off supplies at the office, 2827 Alt. U.S. 27 South.Galvano to speak at chamber luncheonLAKE PLACID The G reater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce M embership Luncheon will take place at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14at theL ake Placid Elks Lodge, 200 County Road 621 East. Senator Bill Galvano will be the guest speaker. T he luncheon is sponsored by MidFlorida Cred it U nion.Cost is $10 per person.Call the chamber to r eserve a seat on or before Friday at c hamber@lpfla.com or call 465-4331. Highlands/Hardee hospice training classes scheduledS EBRING Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Cares eeks volunteers in the Highlands and Hardee c ounties area to help hospice patients and theirl oved ones. Volunteer acti vities include staying with a p atient to give a caregiver a Page A2News-SunWednesday, August 7, 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 Aug. 2 821232539MB: 4x:2Next jackpot $20 millionJuly 30 2527364244MB: 39x:3 July 26 422232738MB: 42x:4 Aug. 2 345394748x:5N ext jackpot $47 millionJuly 31 4817205152x:2 July 27 61018272851x:5 Aug. 5 116182236 Aug. 4 214172125 Aug. 3 411133436 Aug. 2 511212431 Aug. 5 (n 9529 Aug. 5 (d 1580 Aug. 4 (n 5461 Aug. 4 (d 2455 Aug. 5 (n 13 1 Aug. 5 (d 502 Aug. 4 (n 711 Aug. 4 (d 214 Aug. 2 1819273521 July 30 6941442 July 26 14294310 July 23 51417216 Aug. 3 2124364245 PB: 15Next jackpot $400 millionJuly 31 824394959 PB: 5 July 27 923405358 PB: 6 Lottery Center This weeks question: Should Floridas school grading system be reviewed in the wake of the scandal in Indiana that caused Florida Education Commissioner Tony Bennett to resign last week? Online Yes 84.1% No 15.9% Total votes: 63 w ww.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at B y BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Following a Friday night meeting at the Sebring BeefO Bradys restaurant, members of Citizens for Government Accountability have decided to push ahead with a petition drive to get the matter of the retention of at ourist tax on a ballot initiative. The action comes in the wake of resident Bill Youngmans attempt to have Highlands County commissioners put it up as a citizens referendum. The measure is designed to let voters decide whether or not there should be a sunset on the levy, in much the same manner thatt he extra one-cent sales tax is reviewed periodically by the electorate. The group now needs to collect the signatures 10 percent of ther egistered voters who would like to see the tax put up on a ballot for the people to decide. According to the Florida Division of Elections, the way the statute is written, we have no time limit on this. Then, when we get the completed petitions the commissioners will be compelled to puti t up for a vote, and that could mean a special election, said CFGAspokeswoman Mary Begnston. Because commissioners have b een told the insertion of a sunset provision is not possible, the petition instead calls for the outright repeal of the tax, which is assessed on accommodations on hotels, motels, apartments, rooming houses, condos, time shares or RVpark spaces which are rented, leased or leased for considerations on stayso f six months or less. Critics of the tourist tax say that for more than a decade those in charge have had little to show for claims of bringing visitors into thea rea, especially during the summer months, which was the original promise. Moreover, opponents have been critical of the way the Tourist Development Commission has been run, pointing out that they had not spent the money in the areas that were outlined as targets when thet ax was passed more than a decade ago. In recent months, the commission had changed the way the money could be distributed to morea ccurately reflect the way the money currently is being spent. The Citizens for Government Accountability meet the first Friday of each month. Citizens group plans push for tourist tax repeal Community Briefs Continued on A5 S pecial to the News-SunAVON PARK Educational growth and creativity for Walker Memorial Academy studentsw ill be enhanced this school year with the opportunity to use Apple iPads as an additional academic tool, principal Bill Farmer said. He adds, We believe we are the first school in HighlandsC ounty to incorporate this educational tool into our a cademic program on a oneto-one initiative. Every sevenththrough 1 2th-grade student will have an Apple iPad for individual academic use. Even students in prekindergarten through sixthg rade will have access to iPads for classroom projects and units. After careful study by a Walker faculty committee and with approval by its school board, the schoole ntered into a lease arrangement with the Apple C orporation in order to make the program affordable. The schools network a dministration will be r esponsible for installing all apps on the iPads as well as the security management system for the individual devices. I want to emphasize that i Pads do not replace computers or the importance of teacher and student interaction. In fact, the iPad replaces nothing. Agood analogy is to compare ani Pad to a new tool added to the learners tool box, Farmer said. Apple iPads arrive at Walker Memorial Academy C ourtesy photo W alker Memorial Academy students Lisette Marasigan (from left), Nestlee Bautista, and J ada Taylor try out the new iPads that the student body will be using this coming school y ear. B y SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING The Boys and Girls Club of Sebring is gearing up for its annual Back to School Bash to benefit local youth in need of school supplies and a lastminute bit of fun. The Sebring Boys and Girls Club will host the bash for the 14th year and provide music, games and activities for students in the community. Florida Sportsmens Association and the Washington Heights Concerned Citizens Group are co-sponsoring this years events. Past Back to School Bash events have brought more than 200 students to the Boys and Girls Club to receive free backpacks and school supplies. Florida Sportsmen Association president and chair of the Back to School Bash Robert Saffold is hoping to top previous years numbers. e are needing about 300 backpacks with school supplies, Saffold said. Along with the free supplies, students will be able to receive health immunizations from the Highlands County Health Department, free haircuts and physical exams. Sponsors are still being accepted for the Back to School Bash. To sponsor or donate contact Saffold at 381-5166 or mail donations to 608 Bowman Ave. Sebring, FL33870. Checks should be made payable to the Florida Sportsmen Association. The FSAwill also hold its annual Back to School shopping spree for Boys and Girls Club members. This year, the FSAwill take 45 students and chaperones to the Mall at Millenia in Orlando for their shopping experience. s just a chance to get the ones (kids never been on a train or out of town to do something new. Were taking them to the big mall in Orlando. Well take the Amtrak train up to Orlando then we have arranged a bus to take us over to the mall, Saffold said. The cost of the trip is $10 per child. The cost covers transportation and four hours of shopping. Sponsors are also being accepted for the shopping spree. If interested in sponsoring or donating, contact Saffold at 381-5166. Back to School events slated for Boys & Girls Club MIAMI (APThe FBI has arrested two South Florida mayors on bribery-related charges. The Miami Herald reports agents arrested Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi and Sweetwater Mayor Manuel Manny Marono at their officers on Tuesday morning. Both were expected to appear in federal court for first appearance hearings Tuesday afternoon. Pizzi is in his second term as mayor. Hes an attorney who once worked for a high-profile criminal defense firm in Miami. He was elected in 2008. Marono, a member of the Sweetwater City Commission since 1995, became mayor in 2003. He currently serves as president of the Florida League of Cities. He played a role in Gov. Rick Scotts transition team in 2011. FBI arrests 2 South Fla. mayors

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C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIALLE TTER 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155S COTT DRESSELEditor E xt. 516editor@newssun.comD AN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com V ICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com A DVERTISING Editorial & Opinion www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, August 7, 2013Page A3 Camper Corrals office c aught fire, possibly due to a lightning strike during Fridays violent thunderstorm. The blaze was a huge concern not only do flammable recreation vehiclesa nd mobile homes fill the lot, but propane tanks dotted t he area. The risk of explosions was high. Which is why, despite the r ain and continuing lightning for a time the ladder t ruck could not be used due to the danger around 40 firefighters from 10 volunteer fire departments and the City of Sebring and City ofA von Park put themselves at risk to contain the flames. Despite the conditions, the c ombined group had the fire under control within 90 minutes. Such professionalism, courage, skill and dedication must be recognized. If thef ire had gotten out of hand the explosions would have t hreatened vehicles on the highway and anyone in the vicinity. W e thank the firefighters involved in the fight, espec ially the volunteers who left the safety of their homes for no reward other than pride in doing their job well. The fire serves as a warni ng about the dangers of lightning. A ccording to the National Geographic, lightning is the second largest weather-related killer the first being flooding. So far in 2013t here have been 14 fatalities in nine states. Three have been in Florida, which is called the lightning capital of the country. People havee ven been killed while sunning on the beach. Amain reason people get struck is that they wait for lightning to occur before taking shelter. The fact isl ightning often strikes between five and 10 miles a way from the thunderstorm itself and can sometimes travel as much as 15 miles. A ccording to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric A dministration, if you can hear thunder it means lightning is close enough to strike you. Take shelter immediately, i nside a substantial building or a metal topped vehicle w ith the windows rolled up. Small sheds, porches, isolated trees and rock overhangs do not provide protection. Immediately get out and away from pools, ponds, lakes and other bodies of water. Stay away fromo bjects that conduct electricity like golf clubs, metal swing sets, barbed wire fences and power lines. Never lie flat on the ground. In the house, unplug electrical appliances, computersa nd television sets. Do not use corded telephones and avoid sinks, metal pipes and concrete walls. N ASAestimates there are 2 5.3 lightning strikes per s quare mile in Florida, or 1.45 million strikes a year. The Weather Channel reports a lightning bolt is 50,000 degrees Fahrenheit. At that heat not even the quickest and bravest of firefighters can save you. Dont underestimate danger of lightning Only a quick response and coordinated fire fighting saved Highlands County from a major conflagration Friday night. We cannot praise the people who responded to the emergency enough. Get this: Happiness amongh uman beings peaks at age 23, t anks at 55, then peaks again at 69. So says a study b y the Center for Economic P erformance at the London School of Economics, asr eported by the U.K.s Daily Mail newspaper. T he findings make sense to me. A t 23, you are brimming with life. You are confident your future includes great riches and fame, a lovely wife and a perfect familya nd home. As you move along, though, it doesnt take long for the disappointments to begin piling up. The study concludes that most 23year-olds overestimate theirf uture life satisfaction by about 10 percent or cons iderably more than that. Pretty soon, your life is filled with meanie bosses who are under pressure to turn a profit thats if youa re able to find a job in our stammering economy weighted down by government rules, penalties and costs. S till, when youre young, you think you have lots of time to figure it out. But, as it turns out, you have way less time than you think. One day, youre just out of college, trying to extend your active college social life. Pretty soon, your focus shifts to making something of yourself. You are either at work or school all the time. Before you know it, you are 30. The college kids you were once among now view you as an old-timer. You dont feel old, though. Youre still living in Mom and Dads basement! And while you try to find your way through your 30s marriage and children and lots more debt suddenly, you are 40. How did that happen? For a few years, you remain calm. You are still somewhat young still have your dreams to chase. But as life which involves speeding tickets, colds, high tax bills, unexpected household expenses and a dizzying mix of highs and lows takes over, you realize you have little spare time. And then, you are 50. Good God, a half-century? Ahalf-century is supposed to be a long time but it didnt take so long at all. Y our expectations for the future a re not what they once were. You spend less timel ooking forward and more time l ooking back. Your mistakes and regrets comei nto sharp focus. If only you had done this or that. If you are lucky e nough to still have your parents, as I am, you are s ad to see what age is doing to them. You long for your childhood when they were young and strong when timesw ere simpler, and they surely were if you were lucky enough to grow up in the s. (I had a grand time writing and publishing a book about my experience, Misadventures of a 1970sC hildhood.) You worry about the f uture more than you ever have. You are wiser and pay attention to the news. You are saddened, even angered, by our countrys inability toa ddress its core problems spending, debt, deficit, money-printing. You worry about the future that your childrena nd grandchildren will know. Will they live in a country with fewer freedoms, lots more government rules and a perpetually stagnant economy, as is the case in Western Europe? So it makes sense that ones happiness would tank at 55. We celebrated my fathers 80th birthday on Sunday. He told me that when he hit 50, time took off like a rocket. That makes me cranky, too. Its going by too fast. Im not accomplishing enough. My country is not accomplishing enough. If I can hang on until Im 69, will my happiness peak again? I hope so. I hope our country comes to its senses and is able to unleash the ingenuity and prosperity we need to pay for all the promises we have made. But at 51, I have my doubts, which is troubling I still have four years to reach my peak crankiness. Tom Purcell is nationally syndicated exclusively by Cagle Cartoons Inc. Send comments to Tom at Purcell@caglecartoons.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. The age(s happiness Guest Column T om Purcell Make 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, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. 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 EDITORIALPAGEPOLICY Does America regress to vigilante justice?Editor: I dont know what I can say regarding the killing of Trayvon Martin that hasnt already been said. G eorge Zimmerman ... is not a free man. The remainder of his life he will live in fear and look over his shoulder. ... It would behoove American people t o examine the reason our judicial system has become so sloppy in gathering evidence, using our state-of-the-art equipment and knowledge to determine the facts. The Sanford PoliceD epartment apparently thought it no big deal that a young black child had b een shot to death. Forty-four days the killer was allowed to go free until pub-l ic pressure sent the police scurrying to save their jobs. O.J. Simpson (was accused of tally stabbing to death two people and walked away free because the jury mayh ave been paid, may have been ignorant or they may have been homesick. As a result of whatever their reasons, a killer was set free to repeat the crime if he so chose. T hen there was beautiful little 3year-old Kaylee. Her mother repeatedly lied to authorities and was acquitted. Now Trayvon Martins killer is acquitted while authorities and media pundits make light of the truth and conjure up reasons justice was following the law. Is this the beginning of an epidemic? We seemingly no longer value human life in this country. ... We need to bear in mind America is saturated with racism. The election of a black president has brought to surface the hatred white people have for their former slaves. The truth of the matter is not all voters believed a black man would ever become president in this country. The reality that more than half of the majority of Americans came to love and appreciate this hard-working, intelligent leader, voting him in for a second term is as salt rubbed into the oppositions wound, inflaming racism. ... After he was elected president the first term his opponents threatened to destroy his administration. Our president has always presented himself as a true statesman, a gentleman, calm and absorbent of the blatant abuse, without answering back. Blessed with an excellent education and genetically endowed, despite the blocking of all his plans and ideas, our President, a black man, has successfully guided our country through the worst recession since 1929. Thanks to George W. Bushs law, Stand Your Ground, some see it as an invitation to regress to vigilante justice, thus the killing of Trayvon Martin, armed only with a bag of candy and a can of soda pop. Uma McLaughlin Sebring

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C M Y K b ased on enrollment numbers. A n F grade at any schools merits immediate notifica-t ion to parents of the students who are enrolled. Hollinger stated that letters to parents of Memorial students were mailed out onT hursday. Once they receive the letters, if the parents want, they have to set up an appointment at Memorial and fillo ut some paperwork. Once they have spoken to administrators, the paperwork is sent to the district, Hollinger said. One of three requirements must be met in order for a parent to request an Opportunity Scholarship for their child: By assigned school attendance area or by special assignment, student spent the prior school year in attendance at a public school that has been designated as earning a grade of F or three consecutive Ds, The student has been in attendance elsewhere in the public school system and has been assigned to such school for the next school year The student has been assigned to such school for the next school year. Hollinger did not comment on whether or not the district is concerned about Opportunity Scholarships being requested from Memorial students and parents. Hollinger did however, speak confidently about the new administration and faculty that will be starting up the new school year at Memorial. Laura Waldon is the new principal there. Shes hired a lot of new staff and she hasa new administration, Hollinger said. Itll be like starting over with a new school. Waldon, who has been open about the state of Memorial and about walking into her first year as principal at the newly-designated failing school, was unavailable for comment. Florida schools that repeatedly receive Fs are at risk of a number of things, according to the DOE. Repeat F schools are closely monitored by the departmenta nd given requirements to comply and work towards improvement of the school. Schools that fail to improve or do not comply with requirements can face restructure (new faculty, principal, administration,e tc.), a private management contract or closure. Page A4News-SunWednesday, August 7, 2013www.newssun.com GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 8/7/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 5 5 5 5 1 1 Romona Washington/News-Sun Missy Albritton (third from left) receives the the Aegero sponsored, News-Sun Unsung H ero award for July. (From left) Christopher Tuffley of the News-Sun; Cheryl Sharp and Sally Durban of Agero. Samantha Gholar/News-Sun News-Sun editor Scott D ressel (rightesents B ruce Rogers of Brewsters Coffee House with a plaque honoring him as the May winner of the News-Suns U nsung Hero award. Unsung Heroes honored Continued from A1 case manager, program monitor, regional director and career counselor. Heartland Workforce is a lso no stranger to Doubleday. She has spent several years of her career working in this community with local people, includ-i ng Hood. Doubleday has worked for HWF since 1993, taking two brief hiatuses from the company but both times returning. T he many years of experience are invaluable, but love for the community isw hat Doubleday feels makes the job worth it. I love my job, said D oubleday. I enjoy the interaction with a variety o f people and personalities and I enjoy being able to make a difference, to giveb ack to this community. Every job has a task or two t hat may be not the most favorable. I see those tasks as challenges and opportunities to learn and grow As Doubleday knows t here are a few tasks at hand that have to be taken h ead on in order to provide better services for those in need. We have not done a great job of educating the p ublic about what workforce development is or how Heartland Workforce i s truly involved in the community. One of my first priorities is to better inform our public, to dispel misperceptions and pro-m ote a better understanding of who we are and what we do, said Doubleday. I am not facing these challenges alone.W e have a dedicated Board of Directors, a tremendous s taff and numerous partners who are diligently working toward the solu-t ions for these issues. Heartland Workforces m ission is maximize development and improve the quality of life for residents through growth and better employment. Doubleday isf ocused on what it takes to make that mission a reality. The alignment of talent development, economic development and sustain-a ble growth within our tricounty region and the clear i dentification of targeted industries would assist with better identification of t raining needs, allowing for more focused job training and talent development. We have a very caring staff that offers people encour-a gement and reinforcement of skills and personal value, said Doubleday. Continued from A1 Donna Doubleday Heartland Workforce C EOO ne of my first p riorities is to better inform our public, to dispel m isperceptions and p romote a better u nderstanding of w ho we are and what we do. N ew Workforce CEO ready for challenges Failing school a first for Highlands County district Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN Special to the News-SunBARTOW The TriCounty Drug Free Coalition Partnership between Hardee CountyA lliance for Substance Abuse and Pregnancy Prevention, Drug Free Highlands and StandUP Polk is proud to presentt he fourth Annual Drug Summit on Thursday, Sept. 12 at the BartowC ivic Center, 2250 S. Floral Ave. This collaborative event is being heldt o inform the community about the latest trends in p rescription drug abuse, and develop proactive measures to prevent sub-s tance abuse in our families, schools and busin esses. Event check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. Perdue Pharmaceuticals will begin the day with at hree-hour presentation covering safety and secur ity, Rx patrol, lawful prescribing and much more. The afternoon ses-s ion includes a Medical Examiner presentation, a t ri-county sheriffs panel and a community panel that will include R epresentative Cary Pigman, Judge John K. Stargel, Mulberry Pharmacy and a representative from Teen Court. A dmission is $25 and also covers CEUs, Certificate of Attendance, breakfast and lunch. Advanced registration isr equired as seating is limited. V isit https://secure.qgiv.com/for /standup to register online, or call Hardee County ASAPP, (863 767-0401 (to Suzanne Lambert); Drug FreeH ighlands, 382-2138 (to Aisha Alayande); or Stand UPPolk at (863 802-0777 (to Juli Davis Tickets on sale for Drug Summit Associated PressPORTCHARLOTTE ACharlotte County Sheriffs sergeant was fatally shot while investigating a domestic disturbance at an apartment complex. The shooting occurred Monday night at the Lakes of Tuscana Apartments in Port Charlotte. Officials say Sgt. Michael Wilson, a 20-year veteran, was responding to a fight involving 49year-old Jay Vanko, his wife and son. Police say Vanko immediately shot Wilson from the top of a second-story stairwell, striking him in the chest above his bullet-proof vest. Officials believe Vanko then turned the gun on himself. Deputies, with assistance from the Sarasota County Sheriffs Office SWATteam, found the suspect dead inside the apartment. Police also found two weapons on the scene. They say Vanko had no criminal history. The 42-year-old Wilson is survived by his wife and three children. Charlotte deputy killed Was shot above vest

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C M Y K Associated PressFORTHOOD, Texas T he Army psychiatrist accused in the 2009 shooting r ampage at Fort Hood targeted his fellow soldiers in am eticulously planned attack that included stockpiling bullets and researching Taliban leaders calling for jihad, a military prosecutors aid Tuesday during the opening day of the longawaited trial. Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan spent time at a shootingr ange and purchased a pistol and extender kit to hold more ammunition before carrying out his plan to kill as many soldiers as he could, Col. Steve Henricks told jurors. The shooting, which killed 13 people and injured dozens more, remains the deadliest mass shooting ever on a U.S. military installation. Acting as his own attorney, Hasan told jurors that evidence would clearly show he was the gunman. But he said the whole story wouldnt be revealed during the trial, which is under heavy security including armed guards and 15-foottall stacks of shock-absorbing barriers on the Texas military post. On the day of the attack, Hasan sat among his fellow soldiers preparing to deploy at a building on the sprawling Army base. He had masked the sound of his equipment by stuffing paper towels into the pockets of his cargo pants, Henricks said. All those fully loaded magazines do not clink, do not move, do not give him away, the prosecutors told jurors, all military officers, during his opening statement. He sits among the soldiers hes about to kill with his head down. Hasan tried to clear the area of civilians, even walking over to a civilian data clerk to tell her she was needed elsewhere in the building because a supervisor looking for her. The prosecutor said the clerk thought that was odd butw ent anyway. He then yelled Allahu a kbar!and opened fire on unarmed, unsuspecting andd efenseless soldiers, Henricks told the jury, noting that one of the soldiers who was killed ran after Hasan armed with nothingb ut a chair. When Hasan left the building, a civilian approached him and asked what was going on. Hasant old him not to worry about it, and the civilian walks away from the encounter unscathed, the prosecutor said. Hasan allegedly told another civilian that there was a training exercise going on and he was carrying a paintball gun. Hasan only shot at one civilian who tried to stop him, Henricks said. Henricks also said Hasan picked the date of the attack Nov. 5, 2009 for a specific reason, though he didnt immediately reveal details. H asan spoke for less than 2 minutes during his openi ng statement, which offered few details but touched onh is religion. The evidence will clearly show that I am the shooter he said, adding later that it also would show that wea re imperfect Muslims trying to establish the perfect religion... I apologize for any mistakes I made in this endeavor. H asan, an American-born Muslim, is charged with numerous counts of murder and attempted murder. If convicted, he would face the death penalty. Hasan had tried to plead guilty, but military law requires a not-guilty plea in death penalty cases. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, August 7, 2013Page A5 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page august ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 4 4 1 1 8 8 MARTIAL ARTS (pp read top after school; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 4 4 3 3 6 6 VETERANS OUTREACH; 3.639"; 4"; Black; 8/2/13 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 4 4 9 9 2 2 break, presenting Cornerstone SALUTES! veteran recognition ceremonies, assisting with pet care, helping staff during special events or providing administrative support at the Sebring office. All Cornerstone Hospice volunteers must attend training. Classes are set from 5-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 20-29 at Cornerstone Hospice, 209 Ridgewood Drive, Suite 3. Sandwiches, snacks and drinks will be provided. All four evenings of training are required. Pre-register by calling Cornerstone Hospice volunteer specialists Dorothy Harris at 253-1611, or tollfree at 888-728-6234 Elks Day at the Rays plannedSEBRING Tickets are now on sale for Elks Day with the Tampa Bay Rays coming Aug. 18. This sixth annual Florida Elks fundraiser is open to all members and guests. Cost of the tickets is $50 and includes transportation and ticket. From each ticket, $5 will go to support the Harry-Anna Fund. Everyone participating in this fundraiser will receivea Rays/Elks tote bag. Call Angie Warchak, 471-2150, for reservations.Volunteers sought for Guardian ad Litem ProgramSEBRING The Guardian ad Litem program, which serves abused and neglected children across Highlands county, is seeking volunteers. Volunteer guardians help represent children who are involved in court proceedings. Guardians must be at least 21 years old and undergo background checks and a certification process. For more information about the program, call Dawn Shinskey at (863 534-4597 or email Dawn.Shinskey@gal.fl.org. Continued from A2 Downtown Sebring events. T he July 3-11 survey received responses from m ore than 220 people who commented on everything from the event activities, type of music and time of year. S urvey highlights for events in Downtown Sebring i ncluded: 62 percent of respondents would like better/qual-i ty events. 86 percent of respond ents would like more live music and performances. 53 percent of respond ents would like b eer/wine/alcohol served. The No. 1 music preference was country music, fol-l owed by rock, pop, blues and jazz with several comm ents for bluegrass. 66 percent of respondents would like to participate in the Downtown Sebring events as attendees,2 3 percent as volunteers and 8 percent as sponsors. B ased on this feedback, PEPhas outlined the following six festivals to take placed uring the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Heartland Holiday Fest December 2013 Roaring s Festival F ebruary 2014 Girls Gone Wine F estival May 2014 Florida Flip Flop Festival June 2014 Red, White & Blues Festival July 2014 Florida Armadillo F estival August 2014 Additional information a bout these events along with websites, sponsorship a nd volunteer information w ill be available soon. For m ore information, contact Casey Wohl at 224-6326 or b y email at Casey.Wohl@Yahoo.com or L ora Todd at 381-6467 or by email at L oraTodd@Hotmail.com. C ontinued from A1 Katara Simmons/News-Sun Six events have been planned over the next year by Push Even Promotions to help breathe s ome life into downtown Sebring. Survey shows residents want music, drinks at festivals MARTHAEDMONDSON Martha L. Edmondson passed away on July 31,2 013. She was born in 1915, the daughter of Charles Hedley Lyne and Mattie Curry Lyne, a pioneer Florida family whos ettled in Miami in 1904. She spent her whole life in Miami until moving to Lake Placid in 1991. Her first love was her family.S he also enjoyed vacation cruises with family and friends. She was a longtime member of the Lake Placid Art League. A celebration of her life will be held at a future date. M artha was preceded in death by her husband, Kyle E. (Eif1 977 after 36 years of marriage. She leaves behind a son and daughter-in-law, John and PennyE dmondson; their sons, David (wife Kimberly Donald (wife Jenniferg randchildren, Ashley, Josh, Matt, Caitlyn, David Jr., Kyle and Emily; andg reat-grandchild Jacob. She also leaves behind a daughter and son-in-law,L ynn and Tom Waldon and their daughter Melissa. She is also survived by step-d aughter, Sandra Short, and her daughter Bobbi Lee Johnson; grandchil-d ren, Brittani Rogers and Savannah Nauta (husband Waltine). Arrangements entrusted with Scott Funeral Home 5 04 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL33852; 465-4134. Obituaries DUSTIN HUGULEY D ustin Eugene Huguley, age 25, of Lake Wales, F la., passed away Saturday, August 3, 2013. He was born Feb. 22, 1988 in Gainesville, Fla., and had been a lifelong resident ofS ebring.He was employed at Phosco E lectric in Mulberry, Fla. and was of the Protestant faith. Hel oved and was very active in sports, h unting and fishing. Dustin was a loving brother, son, uncle and f riend. He will be remembered for his easy going demeanor, contagious smile and zest for life. He is survived by his m other, Marcia and Ben Davis of Sebring; sister, Jennifer and Chuck Waltman of Sebring; brother, Ronnie and KristinH andley of Sebring; brother,Wade and Katelyn Davis o f Kansas City; sister, Ginger Davis of Baton Rouge, La.; nieces, Haley W altman, Camryn Handley and Sullivan Davis; and n ephews, Chaz Waltman and Tripp Handley. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 at S tephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, S ebring.Afuneral service will be held at 10 a.m.W ednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 at Bible F ellowship Church, Sebring, with Pastor Todd Patterson officiating. I nterment will follow at Pinecrest Cemetery, Sebring. Memorial donations may be made in Dustins memory to theD ustin Huguley Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1384, Sebring, FL33870. Arrangements have been entrusted to: S tephenson-Nelson Funeral Home S ebring, Fla. 33870 (863 Huguley MARIE PRILLWITZ Marie Prillwitz, 86, of Lake Placid, Fla. passeda way Aug. 4, 2013. Marie was born in Fayette, Ohio moving to Sebring in 1963 from Smithville, Ohio. She was preceded in d eath by her sons, Jim Moore and Earl D. Moore; husbands, Edgel Moore and Henry Prillwitz. Marie enjoyed bowling, shopping and traveling. She was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church, Lake Placid. She is survived by her daughters, Connie M. Richey of Lake Placid andT erry Griffin of North Royalton, Ohio; son, Edgel (Bobbie. of Aracdia, Fla.; seven grandchildren, 14 great-grand-c hildren, and several nieces and nephews. Aservice will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Morris Funeral Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave, Sebring. Interment to follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens. www.morrisfuneralchapel.com Community Briefs Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Maj. Hasan: Evidence will show I am the shooter at Ft. Hood Associated Press TALLAHASEE Duke Energys nearly 2 million customers in Florida will keep payingf or the utility giants now-shuttered and abandoned nuclear power plants for the next several years. A nd on Monday, that cost went up higher. State utility regulators v oted to let Duke Energy Florida raise rates 89 cents a month for thea verage customer to pay for its Crystal River P lant, in Citrus County. The charge, which would take effect inJ anuary 2014, would last up to seven years. I t would be in addition to a separate charge customers have been paying to build a nuclear power plant in Levy County inn orth Florida. Last week the C harlotte, N.C.-based company announced it was scuttling its plans tob uild the $24.7 billion plant, citing changes in t he energy market and regulatory hurdles at the state and federal level. T he company announced in February that it was closing the Crystal River nuclear plant, located near theG ulf of Mexico. Workers cracked a concrete containment building during an attempt to upgrade the plant in2 009. An attempt to fix the p roblem in 2011 resulted in more cracks. S tate Rep. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, blasted the decision to let Duke formerly known as ProgressE nergy collect even more money for the Crystal River plant. Every customer of Duke Progress Energys hould be absolutely outraged, Fasano said. 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C M Y K m ulate in the lower levels. You can see where even after the rains have stopped t he water levels continue to r ise. Thats the movement of groundwater there, he said. Gavarette said that many of the problem areas are what he termed repeato ffenders where crews trad itionally have problems when the amount of water comes too quickly for the land to absorb it or for the s tanding water to evaporate. But despite what seems like a huge amount of water falling from the skies lately, officials of local water man-a gement districts have indic ated that the recent deluges are just now making up for shortages of the past. They say previous drought c onditions will not be mitig ated with a few weeks and months of rain and have advised citizens to be careful of their use of water. According to the Southwest Florida Water M anagement Districts latest update, the aquifer in the southern portion of the state,w hich includes Highlands and six other counties, is risi ng, albeit slowly. August levels were set at 3.54 feet, up from Julys last reading o f 3.19 and significantly higher than last year, when the underground river sat at .84 feet. Officials set the July rainf all at 11.03 inches, well above the historic average of 8.21. Nevertheless, lake levels in the Lake Wales Ridge area including portions ofP olk and Highlands counties are still said to be more t han 2 feet below normal. Amore apparent indicator o f that might be that despite the fact there now is some water under the bridge between Lake Jackson and Little Lake Jackson, boatersh ave reported it still is not navigable with a watercraft. There has been plenty of rain over the past several weeks, which has caused b oth the South and Southwest Florida water management districts to lifts ome watering restrictions. Both water management d istricts have territory in Highlands County, so to avoid confusion Highlands C ounty commissioners in 2006 enacted an ordinance mandating that all residents abide by the whichever of the two regulatory agenciesh ad more stringent restrictions. The SWFWMD yearround water conservation measures went back intoe ffect Aug. 1. Under the local statue, those measures a pply to all of Highlands. Under the provisions, lawnw atering is limited to twice per week. Even addresses may water on Thursday and/or Sunday before 10 a.m. or after 4p .m. Odd addresses may water on Wednesday and/or Saturday before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. Locations without a discernible address, such as rights-of-way ando ther common areas inside a subdivision, may water on Tuesday and/or Friday before 10 a.m. or after 4p .m. Hand watering and micro-irrigation of plants( other than lawns) can be done on any day and any time. The South Florida Water Management District currently has no water shortage restrictions in place anywhere in its 16-county region, but officials there are recommending that residents and businesses continue to follow the districts year round landscape irrigation rule. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, August 7, 2013Page A7 C ITY OF AVON PARK; 5.542"; 10.5"; Process color; process, main A Avon Park Hist; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 3 3 8 8 8 8 Katara Simmons/News-Sun L ake Jackson has risen enough to put the volleyball courts behind Don Jose restaurant under water, but officials say the rise doesnt mean the aquifer has risen enough to counteract the years of less-than-average rainfall. Continued from A1 geted as though we are children in need of discipline and direction ... productivity has been greatly diminished due to the environment we work in and staff shortages. According to the letter, the human resources specialist resigned her position July 8 because she could no longer do her work due to the stressful conditions, and the utility supervisor resigned July 29 for the same reason. e cant understand why this is happening, as there is no opencommunication between the City Manager and staff.For example, on Monday morning July 1st,much of the City Hall staffwere told of yet more moves of offices, effective immediately, and told to start packing!, all due to the City Manager's insecurities, the letter says. e only want to be able to work in an atmosphere conducive to productivity; it is hard to do that when you are constantly being monitored, scrutinized and criticized. We cannot work under intimidation and fear any longer ... It has been a hostile workplace for many, many months ... our request to council is that the city manager be placed on administrative leave immediately until the internal investigation is completed. In an email to the NewsSun last week after Sullivan brought up the grievance with the council, Deleon defended his actions. The City was previously trending towards a steady decay and disintegration. I take nothing back, what I have done, is all in the public record. I will continue to do my job in a faithful manner despite the continued harassment from specific individuals, he wrote. I have made some very tough organizational changes, but these changes were absolutely needed to get on the organization back on track. Sometimes, the best interest of the tax payer conflicts with the interest of the collective bargaining units, whom are wanting more pay, and bigger benefits. Our mission is to provide core services. Lilyann Bermudez, budget supervisor, is one of the signatories of the letter. She received a letter of dismissal Aug. 2. Her termination letter was provided the News-Sun by Deleon. In it he told Bermudez the city missed the deadline to complete its fiscal audit by 30 days, which is in violation of state statute. He also said Bermudez had only recently told him the payroll accounts and accounts receivable had not been reconciled since October 2012. Bank statement reconciliations are also behind, Deleon said. There was a critical failure to communicate the backlog in work to my office, Deleon said. These problems are not new to the city. We have had accounting and finance procedure issues for years. While I believe that we have made some good progress, it is not to a standard for which I have comfort and confidence in our ability to remedy these long standing concerns ... I am opting to utilize our existing contract with Wicks Brown and Williams to bringa team of experts ... we will only keep the purchasing and accounts payable functions in house. All other accounting and financial duties will be contracted. Continued from A1 Rains raise surface water levels, but aquifer still catching up Letter to APcity council from city employeesWe only want to be able to work in an atmosphere conducive to productivity; it is hard to do that when you are constantly being monitored, scrutinized and criticized. Letter calls for Deleon to be placed on administrative leave TARPON SPRINGS (AP An 11-foot American crocodile captured last month in Lake Tarpon wasb orn near the Turkey Point nuclear plant in South Florida in 1999 and has apparently traveled quite a bit over the past few years. I n fact, it set a record for the farthest distance ever documented for a crocodile to travel in Florida from its birth-place in the Miami to Naples and then on toT arpon Springs in Pinellas County, said Florida Fish a nd Wildlife Conservation Commission spokesman Gary Morse. O fficials believe the croc had been in the lake for at l east a year before it was spotted by a resident in July. She called authorities who captured the 700pound creature. He didnt look anything like a gator, said Wanda V ekasi, who spotted the croc in the lake. She told the Tampa Bay Times he had big spikes sticking out of his tail. It just looked e vil. Wildlife experts know a little bit about him thankst o markings biologists carve into the scutes or armored tiles on the tails o f crocodiles born around Turkey Point. The carvings l eave a distinctive pattern officials can use to identify the crocodiles. Experts predict some 2,000 crocodiles live inF lorida, where they are classified as an endangered species. Most of the crocodiles live in the Crocodile Lake National Refuge in Key Largo or around Turkey Point, according to wildlife officials. But this crocodile apparently has wanderlust. I n 2008, the croc now dubbed the Lake Tarpon Crocodile was spotted on the golf course at Grey Oaks Country Club inN aples, Morse said. The state sent a trapper to catch it. Lindsey Hord, the states top crocodile expert, spotted the markings on its taila nd took note of its vital signs. At that point, it was 8 -feet-4 1/4 inches long. The crocodile was released into the Rookery BayN ational Estuarine Reserve south of Naples. A year later, it returned to the country club. Wildlife officials let it alone that time. Last year, residents in n orthern Pinellas County reported seeing a reptile n ear their docks on Lake Tarpon. The Times reports the croc showed up last fallo n a lawn in St. Petersburs Caya Costa, w hich is a gated community on Tampa Bay. Then it moved on to TarponS prings. Morse said its not uncommon for crocodiles to stray from the Turkey Point a rea. But they usually end up in swimming pools in M iami or on lawns in the Florida Keys. Occasionally animals will wander out of their traditional territory, Morses aid, pointing out that a manatee once ended up in Massachusetts. Officials took the crocodile to an area south of Homestead. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, August 7, 2013Page A9 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-288 IN RE: ESTATE OF WALTER EDWIN TATE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of WALTER EDWIN TATE, deceased, File Number PC 13-288, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Clerk of the Court, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was March 14, 2013; that the total value of the estate is $0 and the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Mary Wanda Hayes, 17911 W. Orangewood Place, Avon Park, Florida 33825. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORID A PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 7, 2013. Person Giving Notice: Mary Wanda Hayes 17911 W. Orangewood Place Avon Park, Florida 33825 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: John K. McClure Attorney for Petitioner Florida Bar No. 286958 MCCLURE & LOBOZZO 211 S. Ridgewood Drive Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: jkmpleadings@mllaw.net Secondary E-Mail: johnmc@mllaw.net August 7, 14, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2013-CA-000493 FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plantiff, vs. BECKY S. CRUZ AND ERNESTO CRUZ JR., et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: BECKY S. CRUZ Last Known Address: 258 CASPIAN TERN AVE, SEBRING, FL 33870 Also Attempted At: 1820 6TH ST SE, WINTER HAVEN, FL 33880 Also Attempted At: 930 BUTTERCUP DR, LAKELAND, FL 33801 Other: P.O. BOX 983, SEBRING, FL 33871 Current Residence Unknown ERNESTO CRUZ JR. L ast Known Address: 258 CASPIAN TERN AVE, SEBRING, FL 33870 Also Attempted At: 1820 6TH ST SE, WINTER HAVEN, FL 33880 Also Attempted At: 930 BUTTERCUP DR, LAKELAND, FL 33801 Other: P.O. BOX 983, SEBRING, FL 33871 Current Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 1, BLOCK 37, SEBRING HILLS SOUTH UNIT NO. 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 7, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Choice Legal Group, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before September 4, 2013, a date which is within thirty (30 THE NEWS SUN and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. 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 advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that your believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 25th day of July, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk July 31; August 7, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282013CA000006GCAXMX JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. CRYSTALLE J. GUTHRIE, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated July 30, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282013CA000006GCAXMX of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is Plaintiff, and CRYSTALLE J. GUTHRIE, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m., in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 3rd day of December, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 23, BLOCK 63, OF SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE(S LANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida, this 31st day of July, 2013. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2013-CA-000160 DIVISION: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGETRUST 2006-S2 Plaintiff, vs. DEBBIE HEARIN ALSO KNOWN AS DEBORAH J. HEARIN ALSO KNOWN AS DEBORAH HEARIN, et al, Defendant(s AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION To: Debbie Hearin also known as Deborah J. Hearin also known as Deborah Hearin The Unknown Spouse of Debbie Hearin also known as Deborah J. Hearin also known as Deborah Hearin Last Known Address: 4416 Medina Way, Sebring, FL 33875-5045 Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands C ounty, Florida: LOT 9, LESS THE SOUTH 10 FEET THEREOF AND THE SOUTH 15 FEET OF LOT 10, SCENIC ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 63, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 108 Karola Dr, Sebring, FL 33870-1078 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with this Court either before August 20, 2013 service on Plaintiff's attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 26th day of July, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 016345F01 **See the Americans with Disabilities Act If you a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. July 31; August 7, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282012CA001046 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION TRUST 2007-CH5, ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-CH5 Plaintiff, vs. CHERYL S. MARTZ A/K/A CHERYL MARTZ; SEBRING HILLS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT(S OF CHERYL S. MARTZ A/K/A CHERYL MARTZ; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. R E-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale dated the 30th day of July, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282012CA001046, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION TRUST 2007-CH5, ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-CH5 is the Plaintiff and CHERYL S. MARTZ A/K/A CHERYL MARTZ, SEBRING HILLS ASSOCIATION, INC. and UNKNOWN TENANT(S POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 29th day of October, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 887, OF SEBRING HILLS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 D AYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate int he court program or service. Dated this 31st day of July, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 11-182455 August 7, 14, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2011-CA-000843 The Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a The Bank of New York, as Trustee for the Certificateholders of CWABS, Inc., AssetBacked Certificates, Series 2007-11 Plaintiff, -vs.Arnold B. Toney and Mary Lee Toney a/k/a Mary L. Toney, Husband and Wife; Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated July 25, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2011-CA-000843 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein The Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a The Bank of New York, as Trustee for the Certificateholders of CWABS, Inc., AssetBacked Certificates, Series 2007-11, Plaintiff and Arnold B. Toney and Mary Lee Toney a/k/a Mary L. Toney, Husband and Wife are defendant(s Court, ROBERT W. GERMAINE, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., August 29, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 9 AND ALL OF LOT 10, BLOCK 427, OF SEBRING SUMMIT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 62, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF H IGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863 534-4690, within two (2 of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561 (561 11-229079 FC01 CWF July 31; August 7, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2009-CA-001798 BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P. Plaintiff, -vs.Miriam Santos Ortiz and Raymond Ortiz, Wife and Husband, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Ord er dated July 25, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-001798 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P., Plaintiff and Miriam Santos Ortiz and Raymond Ortiz Wife and Husband are defendant(s Court, ROBERT W. GERMAINE, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JUR Y ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., August 29, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 34, BLOCK 4, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION G, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 28, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA.A NY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863 534-4690, within two (2 of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561 (561 09-154367 FC01 CWF July 31; August 7, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 09001270GCS BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, v. JESUS M. BENITEZ A/K/A JESUS BENITEZ; MARCIA DE NARDO; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS NKA NATALIE LANG, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 2, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 09001270GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 5th day of September, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 2, IN BLOCK 1, OF PALM HAVEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 17, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A FLEE DOUBLEWIDE HOME, TITLE #16508961/16508962 I.D. #GAFL2A918052112/GAFL2B918052112, WHICH IS AFFIXED AND ATTACHED TO THE LAND AND IS A PART OF THE REAL PROPERTY. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830 Phone: (863 534-4686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Office of the Court Administrator FL Phone: (863 TDD: (863 DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 2nd DAY OF AUGUST, 2013. By: /s/ Toni Kopp, D.C. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA August 7, 14, 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 A10News-SunWednesday, August 7, 2013www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-283 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF LEONTINE ELAINE CARR a/k/a LEONTINE JONES CARR a/k/a LEONTINE J. CARR Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Leontine Elaine Carr a/k/a Leontine Jones Carr a/k/a Leontine J. Carr, deceased, whose date of death was April 18, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-319 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF WANDA L. MCKINNEY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of WANDA L. MCKINNEY, deceased, whose date of death was June 16, 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 August 7, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Teresa Dawn McKinney 140 Jamison Ave. Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Pamela T. Karlson Florida Bar Number: 0017957 301 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: pam@karlsonlaw.com August 7, 14, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-317 IN RE: ESTATE OF DONALENE RING Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DONALENE RING, deceased, whose date of death was June 16, 2013, 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 representatives and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. A ll 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 T HE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL 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 August 7, 2013. Personal Representatives: /s/ Donald C. Ring 3284 Golfview Road Sebring, Florida 33875 /s/ Cheryl Ann Ring Bateman 3284 Golfview Road Sebring, Florida 33875 Attorney for Personal Representatives: /s/ W. Roy WilkesA ttorney for Donald C. Ring Florida Bar Number: 0608475 202 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: wrw@wilkeslawfirm.com Secondary E-Mail: darah@wilkeslawfirm.com August 7, 14, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-312 IN RE: ESTATE OF SHEILA R. MINCKLER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of SHEILA R. MINCKLER, deceased, File Number PC 13-312, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Clerk of the Court, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was April 2, 2013; that the total value of the estate is less than $75,000.00 and the name and address of those to whom it has been assigned by such order is: Heidi Minckler, 4427 Selah Road, Sebring, Florida 33875. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the e state of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA P ROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 7, 2013. Person Giving Notice: Heidi Minckler 4427 Selah Road Sebring, Florida 33875 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: John K. McClure Attorney for Petitioner Florida Bar No. 286958 MCCLURE & LOBOZZO 211 S. Ridgewood Drive Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: efile@mllaw.net August 7, 14, 2013 1050L egalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, August 7, 2013Page A11 1999 TOYOTASIENNA White with cloth interior. $1700.00 OBO 863-385-5551 9450Automotive for SaleFORD RANGER1998. Good cond. Priced to sell. $2500 obo. 863-873-9058 9200Trucks 9000 T ransportationPISTOL 9MM.M45. Good Cond. $400. Call Ed 786-525-5928 8270FirearmsB &L Farms months experience needed20 Temporary workers needed in Vardaman, MS from approximately Sept. 13, 2013 Nov 3, 2013. Following Supervisors instructions the worker will be clearing ground of rocks sticks & roots by hand. General field & fence maintenance. Preparing the ground for planting. Covering potatoes with use of bedding machine & covering with plastic. Cut slips by hand with knife, place in boxes to load & unload onto trucks. Riding mechanical transplanter and loading slips in planting cups. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Divining plants by hand. Use of mechanical digging equipment to dig potatoes. May also harvest potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade & pack potatoes by size, quality or type. Load & unload boxes on trucks or trailers. Clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment (All tools will be provided at no cost to worker) Will also plant, cultivate & harvest purple hull peas. Will also plant, cultivate & harvest watermelons. Work in extreme weather conditions. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Two months experience needed for hand cutting slips and use of mechanical transplanter & mechanical diggers.. Workers will be paid the highest of $9.50 per hr or applicable piece rates depending on crop activity, ¾ guarantee, 35 hrs per week, housing, equipment and transportation provided at no cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of each work day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be reimbursed upon completion of 50% of the work contract or earlier if appropriate. We participate in the E-Verify program and workers must have valid identification for I-9 preparation when they report to begin work. Apply for this job at the State Workforce/Job Center office in your area, please call for the nearest office in your area MS 662-842-2175, A L 256-259-1835, LA 318-676-7705, FL 863-385-3672, using job order MS 79498. 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationMONARCH 'LARGE 'LIFT CHAIR Golden Monarch Sand Color 2 1/2 yrs old ( Only used 6 months Excellent Condition. $350. Call 863-382-9289 7560M edical Supplies& EquipmentNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520P ets & SuppliesRIDING MOWERMURRAY 46" 19hp, hydrostatic. New Belts and Battery Good Condition $375. obo. Call 863-471-2063 7400L awn & Garden SEBRING *MULTI FAMILY SALE 4509 Harder Ave., Sat. Aug 10, 8am 1pm. Appliances, Children's Cllothing, Household Items. Too Much To List! SEBRING *HUGE SALE 3518 Lister St, off Corvette Ave. Fri & Sat, Aug 9 & 10, 8am ?. ladies, men's & children's clothing, shoes & Much More! SEBRING FRI.Sat. 9 4pm. 3224 Mildred St. Lots of Antiques, crystal, clothing, shoes, purses, Christmas decor & more! Too much to list! 7320Garage &Yard SalesWESLO CADENCETREADMILL $80. Call 863-441-3364 TELEVISION ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Light color wood. $95. Call 863-441-3364 JUICEMAN JUICERLike New. $20. 863-414-0448 JEWELRY CHESTWith Drawers and Hooks for hanging chains.Nice. $20. 863-414-0448 7310Bargain Buys E LVIS PRESLEYCOLLECTABLES For sale, Sebring. Trading cards, magazines, a collectable coin, book. 1441 Whisper Lake Blvd. 863-471-0183. RYOBI 12"Precision surface planer w/sturdy stand. $250; DEWALT DW 706 12" chop saw 3 angle cut w/ $100 folding stand. $300; 10" Black & Decker table saw / stand w/retractable casters. $250. Call 850-384-9687 7300Miscellaneous 7000 M erchandiseSUN NLAKES SEBRING 2BR/2BA Home. $675 w/Lawn Care. 3913 Palazzo Dr. Call 301-401-5615 6300U nfurnished Houses SEBRING 2/1House, screened porch. Fenced back yard. Lawn care included. $600/mo. + security. Call 863-253-1029 or 863-381-7967 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. plus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses 6200U nfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING *CUTE 2 duplexes near mall, Both 2BR/1BA, tile floors, screened porch, W/D hookup: 1929 Theodore completely remodeled with new cabinets and fenced yard $590 mo: 1928 $550 mo./ 1st. mo rent and $300 sec deposit. MOST PETS OK. 863-446-7274 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals RANDOLPH MAINEBeat the Heat! 1987 Mobile Home w/2 car garage in 55+ Park. Complete renovation. 2/1, new floors, windows, doors, appliances, large deck w/gazebo. park rent $220/mo. Furnished. $29,000. Call 207-837-3708 PALM HARBORHOMES 4/2 Sequoia 2,200 sq. ft. $12K OFF! FOR FREE PHOTOS... Call John Lyons @ 800-622-2832 ext 210 for details 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesSEBRING 2/1Villa, 3018 Spinks Rd. $585/mo. $600 Security. No Pets. Call 863-385-3101 4120Villas & CondosFor Sale IN 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 R etreat 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 AVON PARK2/2, Florida Room. Completely remodeled. Owner Finance. Low down payment. 117 E. Canfield St. $33,000. Call 305-885-1621 or 305-888-4688. 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial ROYAL CAREOF AVON PARK Great career opportunity for an experienced detail oriented nurse in a leading long-term care facility. Minimum qualifications include wound care, excellent technical assessment, documentation and communication skills. We have an excellent benefit package. Apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd., Avon Park, Fl. 33825. EOE, M/F, DFWP. ROYAL CAREOF AVON PARK currently has FT and PT positions available for C.N.A.s to work 7 3 shift that have a willingness to give excellent loving care to our residents. We offer an excellent benefit package; performance incentives, staff recognition program and many others. If you want to become part of the Royal Care Team apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd., Avon Park, Fl. 33825. EOE, M/F, DFWP. PATIENT CARETECHNICIAN Needed for dialysis clinic Prefer certified, but will train right person with phlebotomy experience. Excellent benefits. Fax resumes to (863 or call (863 LOCAL DRIVERWANTED F/T for Parcel Delivery must have at least 1 year of verifiable driving experience (within the last 3 yrs. immediately preceding the d ate of hire). Must have experience in a 14,000 GWR to 26,000 GWR van or truck. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass background and drug screening, must be able to lift 7 0lbs., be dependable and 21 yrs. or older. Send resume or go to Heartland Workforce. 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 ASSISTANT DIRECTOROF NURSING Excellent opportunity for an experienced RN to be our ADON. The candidate must have knowledge of long-term regulations, strong management skills, M edicare experience and a willingness to go the extra mile to maintain a high standard of care to our residents. Excellent benefit package, please apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1 213 W. Stratford Rd., Avon Park, Fl. 33825. EOE, M/F, DFWP. (863-453-6674 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentN OTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000043TDS C HAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that A PERFORMANCE MAINT ENANCE CO, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. T he certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was ass essed are as follows: C ertificate No.: 14368 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-19-39-30-010-00E0-0010 Description of Property: A PORTION OF VENUS PARK PLAT NO. 2 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 P AGE 32 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND A PORTION OF TOWN OF VENUS A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN TRANSCRIPT BOOK 25 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY. Name in which assessed:V ENUS CARIBBEAN GROUP LLC; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed a ccording to law the property described in such certificate s hall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners B oardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 28th day of August, 2013. D ated this 11th day of June, 2013. R OBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk July 24, 31; August 7, 14, 2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SPRING LAKE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT The Board of Supervisors of the Spring Lake Improvement District will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at the Spring Lake Improvement District Office, 115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring, Florida, for the purpose of hearing comments from the public on the adoption of the proposed budgets for the Fiscal Year 2014, and to hear public comments of certain rates, fees, charges, and operating policies for the District's water utility system and lot mowing program. A copy of the budget is available at S pring Lake Improvement District Office, 115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring, Florida, as well as the District website at www.springlakefl.com The Board will also consider any other business which may properly come before it. EACH PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE MEETING IS ADVISED THAT PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE INCLUDING THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Joseph DeCerbo District Manager July 31; August 7, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-308 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF CLARA E. BAIR Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Clara E. Bair, deceased, whose date of death was May 12, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH 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 31, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Joan T. Winger 5128 Kay Lane Sebring, Florida 33875 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: James V. Lobozzo, Jr., Esq. Attorney for Joan T. Winger Florida Bar No. 274178 211 S. Ridgewood Drive Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: jvlpleadings@mllaw.net Secondary E-Mail: jlobozzo@mllaw.net July 31; August 7, 2013 the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 31, 2013. Personal Representative: Dabney J. Carr, IV 3 917 West Franklin Street Richmond, VA 23221 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representatve 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE S EBRING, FL 33870 By: /s/ E Mark Breed III E. MARK BREED III Florida Bar No. 338702 July 31; August 7, 2013 1050L egals Classified ads get fast results DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 314-9876Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youre doing, but no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000769 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP Plaintiff, vs. LUIS J. BARAJAS; SENDI BARAJAS, ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 29th day of August, 2013, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: LOTS 6010, 6011 AND THE EAST HALF OF LOT 6012, AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 19, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 14, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 26th day of July, 2013. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision o f certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863 least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notificat ion if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL B&H #333332 July 31; August 7, 2013 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09-385 GCS NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO. Plaintiff, vs. NORBY A. SOBALVARRO, et al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY given pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 25, 2013, and entered in Case No. 09-385 GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., is the Plaintiff and NORBY A. SOBALVARRO; CONSUELO P. DIAZ; HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK; AND CURRENT TENANT(S will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce A venue, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, on August 29, 2013, the following described property set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 10, Block 496, Sebring Manor, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 57, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 534-4686 (Voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the t ime before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at Highlands County, Florida, this 26th day of July, 2013. R obert W. Germaine, Clerk Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk WWR #10055815 July 31; August 7, 2013CITY OF SEBRING 2X2 AD # 00031484 CITY OF SEBRING 2X2 AD # 00031483AVON PARK HOUSING 1 X3 AD # 00031438 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00031439

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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING The time is upon us once again to be a part of one of the biggest community service events of the year on behalf of theS ebring Firemen. As one of their biggest fundraisers of the year, Sebring Firemen, Inc. will h old the 14th Annual Memorial Golf Classic this S aturday, Aug. 10, at the Sun N Lake Golf and Country Club. Presented by AXA Advisors, 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. Tournament organizer Tommy Lovett Sr. said there were currently around 170 golfers signed up to take part, which means there is plenty more room to join in. Last year we had 228 people play, and our record is 266, he added. But thats how it usually is. We normally get a lot of entries the last few days before the tournament. 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. 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 community knows the tradition of the Firemen, which is to raise money for the kids, plain and simple, Lovett said. Every dollar we bring in, goes toward them. Since the inception of SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Wednesday, August 7, 2013 NASCAR This WeekPAGEB3 D AN HOEHNE/News-Sun files Plenty of golfers will be working on their putting in the final moments before the 14th Annual Firemens Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday. Firemen Memorial tees off Saturday See GOLF, Page B4 Courtesy photo Special STARS swimmers Eva Monk (leftright the 25 meter noodle race on Saturday, July 27. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Special STARS athletes from Highlands and Hardee counties competed in swimming events on Saturday, July 27, at the Sebring High School pool. There were approximately 40 swimmers from both counties with disabilities who competed in a 25-meter lap or noodle races. Noodle races are done in the shallow water so swimmers can build up confidence in the water and race toward a person holding the noodles. Noodle racing was divided into two different lengths one race was 15 meters and one was 25 meters. In the 25-meter lap competition Ilana Levy, Nicole Lewis and Jospeh Gonzalez won first place. Jack Garnett, Shawn Squires and Bill Sobczak won second. A nnie Horn, Emily Lavely, Sylvia Gratz and Butch Riley won third while Rob Ward, Mac Smith and Greg Robinson won fourth. In the 25-meter noodle race, Stephanie Travi and Katie Gibson won first while Eva Monk and Ralph Meyers won second. John Smith and Alan Kufnowski won third. RobertL engyel won fourth. In the 15-meter noodle race, first place winners were Herb Adkins, Edrei Lopez, Megan Eisnaugle and Sue Egnoski. Second place winners were Kenny Roberts, Dustin Akey, Sue Randolph and Highlands and Hardee special athletes compete in swimming See STARS, Page B4 Courtesy photo MMA coach and trainer Steve Weed, front row left, along with MMA fighters, front row, Chris Miller, Noah Weed, back row, Brian Jean and Hale Kelly, were featured guests on Ed Lynchs Sports Talk show on Saturday, Aug. 3. They will be featured in the Sebring Swamp Brawl Saturday, Aug. 10, at Firemens Field. The Sports Talk show airs Saturdays immediately following the Noon News on WWTK 730-AM. Ed talks tough with MMA crew By FRED GOODALL Associated PressTAMPA Former 1,000yard rusher Peyton Hillis is hoping a change of scenery will help him get a oncepromising NFLcareer back on track. The sixth-year pro signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last month and is competing for a job to play behind Pro Bowl running back Doug Martin. Hillis rushed for nearly 1,200 yards and scored 13 touchdowns for Cleveland in 2010, however he hasnt been nearly as productive over the past two seasons with the Browns and Kansas City Chiefs. Martin ran for more than 1,400 yards as a rookie in 2012, but the Bucs dont have an established backup. They are giving Hillis, another veteran Brian Leonard and rookie Mike James a chance to earn the role. Im here, trying to do the best that I can, Hillis said. Ive been humbled over the past couple of years, and Im just happy to be in a place they want me to be and a place where I can try to produce again. Hillis entered the NFLas a seventh-round draft pick in 2008 and started eight games in two seasons with the Denver Broncos. He moved to Cleveland three years ago and flourished in a featured role with the Browns, rushing for 1,177 yards and catching 61 passes for another 477 yards. The 6-foot-2, 250-pound running back became a fan favorite during his breakout season and was selected to appear on the cover of the next years Madden video game. His career has been in decline ever since. Injuries have been a factor. And at least one former teammate, Cleveland offensive tackle Joe Thomas, was quoted last season as saying Hillisperformance with the Browns slipped after the running back eager to capitalize on his success from the previous year put his desire for a new contract Hillis excited to be in camp with Buccaneers See HILLIS, Page B4 Of all those penalized in baseballs biggest doping scandal, at least Nelson Cruz had a good story to tell. No, his drink wasnt spiked with testosterone in a bar one night by a Texas Rangers fan desperate for a World Series win. That would be a bit hard to believe now, w ouldnt it? W hat really happened was he had this mysterious illness called helicobacter pylori, or something like that. Hard enough to spell, even harder to prove, but a pparently the only known cure for it is to take performance enhancing drugs. Jhonny Peraltas story i s a bit simpler. He made a mistake, he said, before heading out of Detroit to take the rest of the summer off. Whats not to believe? After all, didnt we b elieve Peralta when he t old us back in February: I have never used performance-enhancing drugs. Period. Anybody who says otherwise is lying. No one, of course, believes anything Alex Rodriguez says. Not even when he went before the media Monday in Chicago in a performance that should be required viewing for any young actors looking to make their mark in Hollywood dramas. Im a human being, Rodriguez said, in what may have been the only truthful thing to come out of his appearance. Ive had two hip surgeries. Ive had two knee surgeries. Im fighting for my life. Heres something you can believe. Barring further injury, A-Rod will be playing third base and batting in the middle of the lineup for the rest of the season, trying his best to help the Yankees make a run into the postseason. You havent seen the last of Cruz and Peralta, either. Their teams are likely to make the playoffs and, if they do, both players are likely to join them when their 50-game suspensions conveniently end. Regrets, yes, they have a few. Theyll miss out on some money while gone, and theres only so much time a guy can spend hanging around the food court at the local mall. But if youre going to miss some games, the do g days of summer have to be the best time to take an enforced break. So go ahead and cheer Bud Selig for finally coming to his senses and realizing what drugs have done to the game hes paid millions to protect. Applaud the players who have finally come to their senses and are speaking out against the cheaters who threaten both their jobs and their health. But dont call what went down Monday as one of the great days in the game. Dont believe for a minute that this was a defining moment in the fight against drug cheats. Not when the penalty for juicing is 50 games, or less than a third of a season. Not when the player Major League Baseball believes is the worst cheater of them all will still be playing third base for the Yankees in the heat of the pennant race. And certainly not when Cruz and Peralta become free agents at the end of the season and half the teams in the big leagues chase after them with more money than theyve ever made in their careers. Baseball likes to tout its drug program as one of the best in sports and, to be fair, it has come a long way from a decade ago when players could load up on whatever they felt like and not worry about any penalties. But it remains a deeply flawed system that allows cheaters to remain ahead of the curve for the most part and rewards them even after theyve been caught. Blame the players and their union for a lot of it. They fought testing for years and were so powerful that owners didnt dare challenge them. But blame the owners, too. Time for baseball to really clean up act TIMDAHLBERG Associated Press See MLB, Page B4

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C M Y K Y MCA SoccerSEBRING The Highlands County YMCAis currently taking registrations for Fall Youth Soccer ages 3-14. Questions please call 382-9622.STR8 UP seeks helpLAKE PLACID As STR8 UPYouth Ministry in Lake Placid celebrates its one-year 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. 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 a nd 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 f or 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 MemorialG olf Classic on Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Sun NLake Golf and Country Club. P resented by AXAAdvisors, LLC and Home Depot, the day-long tournament w ill begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. and 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. 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 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 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. 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.Excel Volleyball ClinicsAVON PARK South Florida State Volleyball coach Kim Crawford will be offering six clinics for beginner/intermediate boys and girls interested in learning fundamental volleyball skills, loco-motor movements, eye/hand coordination and team building skills. Each clinic will meet one day for two hours, with a cost of $50 per clinic, or a six-clinic special of $250. Pre-register by Monday, July 22 and the cost will be cut down to $200 for al l six. The clinics will meet in the Panther Gym at SFSC on Saturdays Aug. 3 and 17, Sept. 7 and 21 and Oct. 5 and 12, from 9-11 a.m. each day. The clinic is perfect for middle-schoo l athletes preparing for the school season. Private, specialized training sessions with Coach Crawford will be available i mmediately following each clinic, from 11 a.m.-Noon, at $20 per athlete. For more information, contact Crawford at (863 craw f ord@xcelvolleyball.net .S ertoma Tourney approachingSEBRING The deadline for player entries in the 36th Annual Highlands Independent Bank/Sertoma Golf Tournament will be Monday, Aug. 12. This most popular tourney, which s ports a two-man best ball on Saturday and a two-man team scramble on Sunda y, will be held Aug. 24 and 25 at Sun N L ake Country Club. Entry fees and player options for this years event have remained unchanged. The individual player fee is still $155 w hile the entry fee for a golfer wanting to attend, with guest, the Saturday night Sertoma Luau, is still $205. Entry fees include all golf privileges for both days, plus a complimentary Friday practice round, post-tourney London Broil luncheon, complimentary b everages and sausage sandwiches, rang e balls, over $20,000 in prizes, along withf abulous trophies and hats. Saturday nights 16th annual Luau will feature the Blue Mason Barter Company band, heavy hors doeuvres, open bar, with dancing, fun and fellowship for all. Proceeds will continue to support the speech and hearing impaired, along with the Sertoma Junior Golf Tour. Currently, more than 150 players hav e committed to play, with the field limited to the first paid 232 golfers. For more information for player entries or business sponsorships, call Dusty Johnson at (863 Registration forms are also available at local golf pro shops.Coz Youth BowlingLAKE PLACID Cozs Youth Bowling League of Lake Placid, for age s 7 and up, starts itsnew season on Saturday, Aug. 24. New Bowlers are welcome with a $25 sign-up fee which includes a shirt. Bowling is Saturday mornings through Dec. 21, starting at 9 a.m. each day. Weekly cost is $11 and includes three games of bowling, shoes and prize fund. Pee Wees, ages 3-6, are also welcome and special rates apply. All Youth League bowlers are eligible for reduced rate open bowling (some restrictions apply) and free bowling with instruction on Fridays from 4:30-6 p.m. must be accompanied by an adult. Come out for instruction and a good time. Call Frank Peterson at 382-9541, or Donna Stanley at 441-4897 for more information.KOC Golf TourneyAVON PARK Knights of Columbus Avon Park Council 14717 will host the 58th annual State Golf Tourney on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29 a t Sun N Lake Golf Club. For further details, contact boss33@aol.com or call 414-7702, or email mcarls8@aol.com or call 4712134. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston6846.596 Tampa Bay6645.595.5 Baltimore6151.5456 New York5754.5149.5 Toronto5260.46415 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit6545.591 Cleveland6250.5544 Kansas City5752.5237.5 Minnesota4861.44016.5 Chicago4169.37324 West Division WLPctGB Oakland6447.577 Texas6350.5582 Seattle5260.46412.5 Los Angeles5160.45913 Houston3774.33327 ___ Sundays Games Detroit 3, Chicago White Sox 2, 12 innings Cleveland 2, Miami 0 Kansas City 6, N.Y. Mets 2 Boston 4, Arizona 0 Seattle 3, Baltimore 2 Tampa Bay 4, San Francisco 3 Minnesota 3, Houston 2 Toronto 6, L.A. Angels 5 Texas 4, Oakland 0 San Diego 6, N.Y. Yankees 3 Mondays Games Detroit 4, Cleveland 2 Houston 2, Boston 0 Kansas City 13, Minnesota 0 Chicago White Sox 8, N.Y. Yankees 1 Texas 5, L.A. Angels 2 Toronto 3, Seattle 1 Tuesdays Games Detroit at Cleveland, late Oakland at Cincinnati, late Boston at Houston, late Minnesota at Kansas City, late N.Y. Yankees at Chicago White Sox, late Tampa Bay at Arizona, late Texas at L.A. Angels, late Baltimore at San Diego, late Toronto at Seattle, late Wednesdays Games Oakland (Colon 14-3 (H.Bailey 6-10 Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 8-5 Diego (Stults 8-10 Toronto (Happ 2-2) at Seattle (Harang 5-10), 3:40 p.m. Detroit (Fister 10-5 (Salazar 1-0 Boston (Dempster 6-8 (Cosart 1-0 Minnesota (Deduno 7-4 (W.Davis 5-9), 8:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 9-10 Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 3-7 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Archer 6-4) at Arizona (Spruill 0-1 Texas (Ogando 4-3 (Hanson 4-2LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Cabrera, DET38778139.359 Trout, LAA42878141.329 Mauer, MIN39353126.321 HOME RUNS Davis, BAL40 Cabrera, DET32 Encarnacion, TOR29 RUNSBATTEDIN Davis, BAL102 Cabrera, DET99 Encarnacion, TOR88 SLUGGING PERCENTAGE Davis, BAL.672 Cabrera, DET.664 Ortiz, BOS.580 ON-BASE PERCENTAGE Cabrera, DET.454 Trout, LAA.423 Mauer, MIN.402 WON-LOST Scherzer, DET16-1 Moore, TB14-3 Colon, OAK14-3 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Hernandez, SEA2.30 Kuroda, NYY2.38 Colon, OAK2.50 STRIKEOUTS Darvish, TEX186 Scherzer, DET170 Hernandez, SEA166 SAVES J. Johnson, BAL38 Rivera, NYY35 Nathan, TEX33NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta6845.602 Washington5458.48213.5 Philadelphia5061.45017 New York4960.45017 Miami4367.39123.5 Central Division WLPctGB Pittsburgh6744.604 St. Louis6546.5862 Cincinnati6151.5456.5 Chicago4962.44118 Milwaukee4765.42020.5 West Division WLPctGB Los Angeles6249.559 Arizona5655.5056 San Diego5260.46410.5 Colorado5261.46011 San Francisco5061.45012 ___ Sundays Games Cleveland 2, Miami 0 Kansas City 6, N.Y. Mets 2 St. Louis 15, Cincinnati 2 Boston 4, Arizona 0 Pittsburgh 5, Colorado 1 Tampa Bay 4, San Francisco 3 Milwaukee 8, Washington 5 L.A. Dodgers 1, Chicago Cubs 0 San Diego 6, N.Y. Yankees 3 Atlanta 4, Philadelphia 1 Mondays Games Atlanta 3, Washington 2 L.A. Dodgers 3, St. Louis 2 San Francisco 4, Milwaukee 2 Tuesdays Games Atlanta at Washington, late Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia, late Miami at Pittsburgh, late Colorado at N.Y. Mets, late Oakland at Cincinnati, late L.A. Dodgers at St. Louis, late Tampa Bay at Arizona, late Baltimore at San Diego, late Milwaukee at San Francisco, late Wednesdays Games Oakland (Colon 14-3 (H.Bailey 6-10 Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 8-5 Diego (Stults 8-10 Atlanta (Medlen 8-10ashington (Zimmermann 13-6 Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 7-8) at Philadelphia (Hamels 4-13 Miami (Koehler 3-6 (Morton 3-3 Colorado (Bettis 0-1. Mets (Harvey 8-3), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Nolasco 7-9 (S.Miller 11-7 Tampa Bay (Archer 6-4) at Arizona (Spruill 0-1 Milwaukee (Gorzelanny 2-4) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 11-6 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA C. Johnson, ATL34242117.342 Cuddyer, COL33654111.330 Molina, STL36146119.330 HOME RUNS Alvarez, PIT27 Gonzalez, COL26 Goldschmidt, ARI26 RUNS BATTED IN Goldschmidt, ARI89 Craig, STL86 Phillips, CIN83 SLUGGING PERCENTAGE Gonzalez, COL.591 Cuddyer, COL.560 Goldschmidt, ARI.551 ON-BASE PERCENTAGE Votto, CIN.438 Choo, CIN.416 Cuddyer, COL.396 WON-LOST Lynn, STL13-5 Zimmermann, WAS13-6 Wainwright, STL13-7 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Kershaw, LAD1.87 Harvey, NYM2.21 Corbin, ARI2.33 STRIKEOUTS Harvey, NYM164 Kershaw, LAD156 Samardzija, CHC146 SAVES Harvey, NYM172 Kershaw, LAD161 Wainwright, STL156FIRST ROUNDThursday, Aug. 1 National Conference Spokane 69, Chicago 47 Saturday, Aug. 3 American Conference Philadelphia 59, Orlando 55 Jacksonville 69, Tampa Bay 62 Sunday, Aug. 4 National Conference Arizona 59, San Jose 49CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPSSaturday, Aug. 10 American Philadelphia at Jacksonville, 7 p.m. National Spokane at Arizona, 9:30 p.m.ARENABOWLat Orlando Friday, Aug. 16 American champion vs. National champion, 1 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Chicago136.684 Atlanta116.6471 Indiana910.4744 Washington912.4295 New York812.4005.5 Connecticut612.3336.5WESTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Minnesota163.842 Los Angeles137.6503.5 Phoenix1010.5006.5 Seattle811.4218 San Antonio713.3509.5 Tulsa715.31810.5 Sundays Game Los Angeles 75, Washington 57 San Antonio 69, Tulsa 65 Minnesota 90, Seattle 72 Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Games Washington at New York, late Los Angeles at Connecticut, late Indiana at Chicago, late Minnesota at San Antonio, late Seattle at Phoenix, late Wednesdays Games No games scheduledBASEBALLMajor League Baseball MLBSuspended New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez for 211 games from Aug. 8 through the remainder of the 2013 season and for the 2014 season for violations of the major league Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program and the Basic Agreement. Suspended Philadelphia LHP Antonio Bastardo, San Diego SS Everth Cabrera, New York Yankees C Francisco Cervelli, Texas OF Nelson Cruz, San Diego RHP Fautino De Los Santos (San AntonioTexas), Houston LHP Sergio Escalona (Corpus Christi-Texas), New York Yankees OF Fernando Martinez (Scranton/Wilkes-Barre-IL Jesus Montero (on option toTacomaPCL), free agent LHP Jordan Norberto, Detroit SS Jhonny Peralta, New York Mets OF Cesar Puello (on option to Binghamton-Eastern) and New York Mets INF Jordany Valdespin (on option to Las Vegas-PCL), 50 games each for violations of the major league Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Suspended Milwaukee minor league LHP William West (Arizona Brewers) 50 games after a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse. American League BOSTON RED SOXPlaced OF Daniel Nava on the paternity leave list. Recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Pawtucket (IL LOS ANGELES ANGELSReleased RHP Ryan Madson. NEW YORK YANKEESPlaced SS Derek Jeter on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 3. Recalled INF Dave Adams from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL INF Brent Lillibridge for assignment. Activated 3B Alex Rodriguez from the 60-day DL. TEXAS RANGERSSelected the contract of OF Joey Butler from Round Rock (PCL Round Rock. Designated INF Adam Rosales for assignment. National League CHICAGO CUBSClaimed OF Thomas Neal off waivers from the New York Yankees. Transferred RHP Rafael Dolis to the 60-day DL. LOS ANGELES DODGERSRecalled SS Dee Gordon from Albuquerque (PCL Optioned RHP Stephen Fife to Albuquerque.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association NBASuspended Portland G Terrel Harris five regular-season games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA anti-drug program.FOOTBALLNational Football League DETROIT LIONSSigned DB Brandon King. Released LB Alex Elkins and WR Devin Thomas. INDIANAPOLIS COLTSPlaced LB Monte Simmons on waivers. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARSWaived WR Taylor Price and G Stephane Milhim. 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C M Y K Page B4News-SunWednesday, August 7, 2013w ww.newssun.com UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 8/7/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 5 5 5 5 2 2 this tournament, Id guess weve given in the neighborhood of $275,000, probably more, he continued. And we wouldnt be able to do it without the support of the community and our partners. Of those partners, Lovett took time to especiallyp raise Home Depot for all the support they give to the Firemen throughout the year. Theyve been the a bsolute best fit for us in helping the kids, he said. Not just the money they d onate, or the prizes they give to us, but also the work they put in with all sorts of projects. And speaking of prizes, once again, there will be plenty to play for and bid on in the silent auction. Top of the line, 52-inch plasma TVs, cooking grills, golf clubs, gardening equipment, gift cards for both gas and groceries, along with the usual plethora of game tickets and memorabilia, including 40-yard line seats to both the Capital One and Russell Athletics bowl games courtesy of Citrus Sports and Steve Hogan. So while the day on the golf course is the main draw, the event offers a whole lot more. 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 NLake 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 7773. There are sure to be plenty of final-day entries as the tournament seeks to set a new high for the everexpanding fundraiser, so make sure to get signed up in order to help the Sebring Firemen do what they do best give back. Continued from B1 DAN HOEHNE/News-Sun files A cavalcade of carts will take to the fairways of Sun N Lake Saturday for the Firemens biggest annual fundraiser. DAN HOEHNE/News-Sun files As is the standard, there will be plenty of prizes to play for and bid on during Saturdays 14th Annual Firemens M emorial Golf Tournament. Golf is setting for annual fundraiser Charlie Hodgkinson. Third place winners were Minnie Sue Reid and Cole Germaine. Fourth place was won by Jim Kentfield and Ashlee Smith while Julie Kilbourne took fifth place. There were 15 other swimmers who just enjoyed aquacize during the three swimming sessions throughout July. Awards were presented after lunch, which was served after the competition Continued from B1 Courtesy photo Special STARS swimmer Greg Robinson reaches for the wall after his swimming competition on July 27. STARS day is a splash before the team. Hillis said his focus is on the future, trying to earn a job with the Bucs not w hat happened in Cleveland i n 2011 or last year in Kansas City, where the 27year-old played behind three-time 1,000-yard rusher Jamaal Charles and averaged a career-low 3.6 yards per carry while running for 309 yards and one TD. Some things in life theres no rhyme or reason. I just try to take one step at a time and try to re-evaluate the situation, Hillis said. I cant go back to my past and change things. I can only move forward. Thats w hat Im going to do. H illis is listed behind Martin, Leonard and James, a sixth-round draft pick, on the depth chart for Thursdays preseason opener against Baltimore. C oach Greg Schiano and general manager Mark Dominik were drawn to the running backs size, as well a s the success he enjoyed with Cleveland. Hillis started 23 games over two seasons with the Browns, rushing for 1,764 y ards and scoring 16 touchd owns 14 of them on the ground. I liked the way he played, and so did Mark. We f elt like he was a good fit for us right now with our running back and fullback situation. Hes a guy who brings some versatility to the position. He can be the ball carrier, I think he can block. Hes a bigger back, Schiano said. If he makes the team, Hillis could wind up playing a role similar to one filled a year ago by another former 1,000-yard rusher, LeGarrette Blount, who carried 41 times for 151 yards as Martins backup. Blount was traded to Ne w England this spring, leaving the Bucs in the market for a b ig back such as Hillis, and even the 225-pound Leonard, who signed with Tampa Bay as a free agent after spending the past fou r seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals. s done it in this league, and I think we need ed to create quality depth, Schiano said. We have our g uy in Doug, but we need to create quality depth and we need to create competition as well. Hillis, whos still learnin g the playbook, is excited about the opportunity. Im out here learning a little bit of everything tailback, fullback ... a little bit of everything, he said. Hopefully I will be able t o establish myself and help this team win. Continued from B1 Hillis eager to get back on track They made their money and got new stadiums while looking the other way as all those mammoth home runs soared out of the park. They keep throwing millions at players like Bartolo Colon and Melky Cabrera even after theyve been busted for juicing. Nothing will totally to stop doping because the rewards are so great and there will always be those who try. Thats true in many sports but especially baseball, where the money is so big. But heres a place to start if both owners and players w ant to show theyre really serious about cracking down: Make the penalty hurt. Fifty games is a joke, and clearly not a real deterrent. Make it a years suspension for the first offense, and a lifetime ban if youre dumb enough to be caught twice. est more. The biggest hole in the baseball drug program is during the offseason, when players face just a one-in-six chance of being tested. With those odds, why not take the chance of bulking up during the offseason? oid contracts. Ryan Braun is losing $3 million f or sitting out 65 games this season. Think he would be doping if he thought the r emainder of the $117 million on his contract could be voided for cheating? t reward juicers. Limit new deals for player s caught cheating to one-year contracts for the MLB minimum. If they play clean for that year, allow them to become free agents once again. Its all relatively easy stuff that could be settled over dinner between owners and players if the rhetoric you hear now about everyone wanting a clean game is really true. It wont be, because s ometimes reality doesnt m atch the rhetoric. In the meantime, I know a story about helicobacter pylori that youll really find interesting. Continued from B1 MLB has chance to clean up Associated PressJACKSONVILLE The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived receiver Taylor Price and guard Stephane Milhim. If they are not claimed off waivers in the next five days, both injured players will revert to the teams injured reserve. Price (foot (foot on the physically unable to perform list, both with stress fractures. Neither got healthy enough to practice before getting waived Monday. Price, a third-round draft pick by New England in 2010, had been considered a long shot to make the roster after Jacksonville added Ace Sanders in the draft and signed Mohamed Massaquoi in free agency. Milhim, a 300-pounder from Massachusetts, was an undrafted rookie free agent who signed with Jacksonville in April. The Jaguars now have 88 players under contract, leaving them with two open roster spots. Jaguars waive Price, Milhim GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE

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C M Y K LAKE PLACID The T own Hall office will reopen August 5th, welcome back, Bonnie.The number i s 863 465-4888.She and Joyce Briski have finalized the August 12th Hand and Foot card night, and a list of alternates were signed up att he August 6th meeting held Tuesday night at Beef O'Brady's.If you weren't at the meeting, and want to be on the alternate list, callB onnie at 465-4888 or Joyce at 699-6331. B onnie Thompson, one of our esteemed DaltonG ang members, is gathering a "Lover'ly Bunch of Coconuts" and a couple of grass skirts for the upcoming Luau on August 17th at theE lks.Bonnie wears many hats; she's known as "BonBon" a clown with Toby's Clowns, an avid ballroom dancer with the Lake PlacidB allroom Dancers, and a happy traveler with the Placid Lakes Social Circle,a member of the Lake Placid Womens Club,and is an active Red Hatter! The 2nd International Sausage Festival is coming up in September, Sunday the 15th from 1 to 4 p.m. featuring Portuguese, Italian, Polish, German and American.Meal includes sausage, chips, cole slaw, baked beans and beverage. Desserts and coffee also a vailable.And yes, sauerkraut, too.This is a h umdinger, dont miss it! The March cruise is starting to shape up nicely,c all Sioux Hurley at 941 484-0728 for reservations on the Norwegian Dawn March 2 -9, 2014. The cardinals, (birds, t hat is) are invading en masse on Coolidge Avenue. There must be at least eight families in the yard! Remembering the past, wew ere lucky to have one family, so we're loving it with these new tenants! See you next week, and don't forget to water those caladiums! LAKEPLACID Farmer Phils Catfish, Fish Fry wash eld in the park Tuesday at 5 p.m. Tables were set up after the ladies morning coffee, ice tea and lemon aide was made. At 4:45 the clubhousew as filling up with residents in anticipation. Phil Bennett said there would be as much fish as anyone wanted to eat and there was. Thank you Farmer Phil for a really nice dinner. Monday morning coffee w as made and hosted by Brenda and Rick Knoche. M arilyn Cromer, our emcee, opened our gathering with prayer. Announcements werem ade: The water was turned off just for the morning due to a break in the main water l ine. Brenda Knoche thanked people for coming to the S unday afternoon movie, Life of Pi, and donating to the Nu Hope Senior Care Service. We were happy to see that T ed and Karen Glass were back and will be spending several months with us. Phil Bennett is here and entered a car in the Caladium Car Show with which he received a third. Joan andJ erry Rau are back from their trip to Michigan, and J oan told that there would be a Military Soup and Sandwich meal on Aug. 11. Mark Anderson is here visiting his parents, Lowell andR ita Anderson. Marysue Willeke told us about the people in the park that need our prayers: Bob Taft, Ann Mac Neil, LouA ston, Joyce Wajtilla, Kendall Kilbride, and Charlie Price. We were sorry to hear that Mary Brown had passed away. Marilyn Cromer played the piano for Joan Raus birthday and John and Sylvia F itches wedding anniversary. Ahappy, happy greeting. M arilyn Cromer again reminded us to make preparations for this hurricanes eason. If you are leaving, have you made arrangements for leaving? Read the list of t hings to take in your July Tropical Topics. L adies Tuesday morning coffee was made by Carolyn Reece. She also held the meeting. We were glad that Carol Noel and BarbaraS weed were back from their travels along the east coast. Joy Dean asked that we remember Marge Perry in North Carolina with thinking-of-you cards. It was nice to see Peggy Sue Teague at o ur meeting. The Red Hats are going out to eat at C hicanes on Aug. 8 at 11:30 a.m. Joan Rau said that she is m aking tomato basil soup for the Sunday Military Soup and Sandwich meal on Aug. 1 1. Also on the menu will be chicken noodle soup and c hicken salad sandwiches. Ladies are always asked to please bring a cake for dessert. The noon carry-in lunch in t he clubhouse is Aug. 13. Bring a salad or hot dish for the buffet and your own place settings. Come and meet your neighbor. The Ladies Lunch Out will be Aug. 20 at the JRs C afe in Sebring at 11:30 a.m. Barb Myer and Susan B ury are the hostesses. Would you like to take a trip the first part of nexty ear? How about Jan. 25Feb. 2, 2014? Judy Muise and Mary Pelfrey are hosting a n eight-day Caribbean cruise. You will be leaving f rom Tropical Harbor to Fort Lauderdale and Ports of Call will be Grand Turks, San Juan, St. Thomas and St. Maarten. Anyone that isi nterested, call Judy at 2600069 for more information and price. Adeposit of $300 will be due by Aug. 28. The best way to get the last word is to apologize. Special to the News-SunS EBRING Joe Klocek feels he has been very fortunate in his life, experiencinga wide variety of learning opportunities. After retiringf rom New York in 2008, Klocek signed up to be a Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care volunteer. He had no previous exposure toh ospice care, but embraced learning all the ways he could make a difference vol-u nteering with Cornerstone Hospice. Klocek, who lives in S ebring, likes to visit with patients in their homes where h e engages them in conversations and learns about their lives while trying to maket hem laugh. Theyre wonderful peop le and you can learn so much from them, said Klocek who enjoys becominga companion to the hospice patients he visits. He speaks o f one man who he visited for more than three years. I visited him three times a week and we went for walks so he could get a break from the womenfor a little bit, said Klocek. I looked forward to those visits and I know it was as good forme as it was for him. He b ecame my good friend. Cornerstone Hospice seeks more volunteers likeK locek and has scheduled volunteer training in August. During the training sess ions, participants learn how hospice care benefits patients a nd their families, as well as the various ways our volunteers make a real differencei n someones life, said Dorothy Harris, volunteer s pecialist for Cornerstone Hospice. The training is scheduled over four evenings and is free. The next Highlands C ounty training is scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday, August 20, 22, 27 and 29, from 5-8:30 p.m. each evening in the Sebring area. V olunteer activities may include providing companionship to patients and their families, providing transportation to doctors appoint-m ents, helping to take care of the family pets, assisting staff at events, or at the officel ocated in downtown Sebring. There are a number of ways you can help and youd ont have to worry about feeling uncomfortable, said K locek. You can pick the volunteer activity that fits the time you have available. A nyone interested in volunteering for Cornerstone H ospice may visit the www.CornerstoneHospice.org or call Dorothy Harris at 863253-1611 to learn more. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, August 7, 2013Page B5 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; august ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 4 4 7 7 0 0 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; august ads p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 4 4 7 7 5 5 Courtesy photo Joe Klocek has been a Cornerstone Hospice volunteer since 2008. 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C M Y K Associated PressLONDON It took 45 s econds, but it was enough. Newborn Prince George, carried from the hospital to the royal car, appeared in a cotton swaddle with the tinyb irds on it. Mums-to-be around the world wanted to know: Who are you wearing? The answer shows what it i s like when a small company gets swept into the maelstrom of attention that comes from touching the golden hem of the House ofW indsor. Once the photos of the swaddle hit the Internet,s tyle bloggers and fashion writers identified the wouldbe kings new clothes asb eing from New York-based aden + anais. Within four h ours of Georges appearance, the website crashed. The next day, the sitec rashed again. In nine days, the company had 7,000 o rders a 600 percent increase in sales on that item. The company never even issued a press release.A nyone who wanted to know the manufacturer simply had t o type royal swaddle into Google, and up it came. Raegan Moya-Jones, the c hief executive of aden + anais, was about to start a m eeting when a colleague brought in the picture. She couldnt believe it. I thought it was photoshopped, she said. The company is still digging out from under a pile of orders for the swaddle, parto f the Jungle Jam pack of four that in Britain costs 44.95 pounds ($68 The average daily visits to its site were off the charts:I n Britain, they were up 1,960 percent; in Australia, u p 892 percent; in Japan 791 percent and in the U.S., up4 58 percent. So just be prepared to wait if you want to similarly swaddle your little prince or princess. Jungle Jam is soldo ut for now in Britain and the United States. Desperate swaddle searchers can find them on the companys Australian site if they hurry.S hipping fees are extra. And theres a factory run from China of 10,000. So hold on. People just want to be a p art of things says Cele Otnes, a professor of marketing at the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign and co-author oft he upcoming book Royal Fever: The British Monarchy in Consumer Culture. She said the rush to buy whatever the royals wear givesa dmirers a chance to participate in a big, happy event. This is history, she said. If you cant be there, if you cant have a royal baby yourself, you can buy thes waddle. The royals do grant warrants a mark of recognition of those who supplyg oods or services to the Royal Household. Fortnum & Mason has one for example, for being a Grocer & Provision Merchant to them onarch. But there are no royal adverts. Nonetheless the royals remain marketing gold. They have always been t rendsetters. Even Queen Victoria once promoted a ball to help the Spitalfields silk industry, Otnes said. More recently, PrincessD ianas every ruffled collar or bow-lined stocking could set off the cash registers. B ut Prince George is the first heir to the throne born in the Internet age. Newm ums and dads can see what Kate and Wills and now baby George are wearing and buy it instantly. T his goes way beyond commemorative china, tea towels and other trinkets the traditional sort of souvenir that shoppers can picku p at the Buckingham Palace gift store. Theres even a name for it: the Kate Effect. It started with the sapphire blue wrapd ress designed by Daniella Helayel that the then-Kate Middleton wore to announce her engagement and just kept going. Take the whited ress Kate wore in the couples engagement photo sold by UK retailer Reiss or Topshops black dress with a Peter Pan collar thats he wore for a video appeal. Fashionistas follow Kates every move. Every blouse, shoe, and bag the future queen of England wears isf odder for style bloggers and a money-spinner for retailers. Page B6News-SunWednesday, August 7, 2013www.newssun.com P UBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 101717 publix liqours; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 2 2 6 6 4 4 biz spotlight; 5.542"; 8"; Black plus three; process, heartland biz spotlig; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 4 4 4 4 8 8 MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 8/7,14,21; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 5 5 5 5 6 6 Tayten LadwigKeith Ladwig and Lindsey Wedemeier of Bowling Green announce the birth of their son, Tayten Noel Ladwig, at 1:55 p.m. on July 31, 2013 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Tayten weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21.5 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Melissa Wedemeier and Milton Wedemeier. Paternal grandparents are Roy Ladwig and Martha Ladwig.Karielys RomanAbimael Roman and Jackeline Navarro of Avon Park announce the birth of their daughter, Karielys Zenid Roman, on July 28, 2013 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Karielys weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and was 18.9 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Raul Navarro and Zenaida Medina. Paternal grandparents are Carmelo Roman and Abigail Figueroa. Celebrations Births Swaddle-maker swamped after UK princes photo-op

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C M Y K Page B8News-SunWednesday, August 7, 2013www.newssun.com S pecial to the News-SunL AKE PLACID The Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club donated $100 to the Lake Placid Band Boosters at their regularly scheduled luncheon on Aug. 1. Ashton Abela, drum major at Lake Placid High School Band, andJ osh Vaughn, Lake Placid High School band director, were the guest speakers. T he band department has come along way since Vaughn took it over four years ago. There are currently more than 45 members.F our years ago there were only around 25 members. V aughn does try to work around the schedule of athletics that would like to be in the band. V aughn graduated from the University of the Cumberland in Williamsburg, Ky. in 2 005 where he received a Bachelor of Music Education degree. His primary emphasis was instrumental conducting, as well as brass and percussion. Before Lake Placid High, Vaughn taught g eneral music at Lake Placid Elementary School. He has played in various ensembles f rom brass in pit orchestras for musicals to bass guitar in jazz Big bands and praise bands at church. T iffanie Cummings and Kayln Baker also came to the luncheon and mentioned that the c olor guards are also in need of new flags and gear. To help with either organization, contact Vaughn at 699-5010 or email him at v aughj@highlands.k12.fl.us. LPHS band featured at Noon Rotary meeting Clubs & Organizations Courtesy photo Tiffanie Cummings and Kayln Baker, Lake Placid High School Colorguards, joins Ashton A bela, LPHS drum major, and Josh Vaughn, LPHS band director, in accepting a $100 check from Margaret Ellerbee, Glades Electric and Lake Placid Noon Rotary president. Courtesy photo Sebring Elks 1529 is proudt o announce the selection of Darlene Quel as Elk of the M onth for August. Quel has a can do attitude, and seems to be everywhere there is a task to be done. Courtesy photo S ebring Elks 1529 enjoyed a Christmas in July dinner and dance with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Clause (Joyce and Ed Kaleita) enjoying the summer in Sebring. After having an enjoyable Christmas dinner, turkey a nd the trimmings, they handed out presents to all attending the dance. Sebring Elks Courtesy photo The Lake Placid High School Marching Band offered a huge thanks to the Noon Rotary Club for their support and monetary contributions to the continuing success of the band. Courtesy photo Pam Brewer, Lake Placid Holding Company, and C.B. Brewer, ERA Realty and director of the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club, were recently crowned top Dough King and Queen for their efforts at the Lake Placid Caladium Festival Funnel Cake booth. Dough King and Queen crowned Courtesy photo Lake Placid Elks welcomes new members to the lodge Jack Kettler (from left), Gerry Harvey, Carole Ray, and Cliff Quast. Bob Johnston is not shown in photo. C ourtesy photo Pat Maynardwas awarded Lake Placid Lady Elk of the Month. Pat is the chaplain for the Lady Elks and d oes email notices for the ladies to help get the word o ut. Lady President Vicci Grant says that Pat isa friendly and fun lady but she also attends all meetings, many dinners and other activities at the lodge. She supports the lodge in any way she can, all I have to do is ask and she is there for me. C ourtesy photo Lake Placid Elks LodgesElk of the Month for August is Dick Denhart. Exalted Ruler John Grants is proud to say that Dick works Monday night burgers, Thursday Bingo snack bar, and sets up and serves Leisure Lakes luncheon.Dick is there when you need him and has been a valuable volunteer for the lodge. Lake Placid Elks Tops Club 632LAKE PLACID The last meeting of TOPS Club 632 had 22 members present. The program, presented by Patty Hynes, was about the lack of calcium in most diets, which causes osteoporosis and possible bone fractures. To prevent osteoporosis one needs to consume 1200 mg of calcium per day, either through diets or by calcium pills. Karen Goodwin called the roll with 22 members present. The club had a good net loss, which encourages all to keep trying a little harder. The best losers of the week were a tie between Mary Lou Lilj a and Jean Ottoway. Yes/yesses for the coming week are watermelon and cabbage, and the no/n o is pie. Leader Judy OBoyle is on track to receive the travel gift if she has a loss for two more weeks. 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. NEWYORK (AP Barack Obama, the jokes on you. Astudy of gags by late-night comics during the first half of the year found an abrupt change from 2012. Now Obama and Democrats are providing the lions share of punch lines. Obama was the target of 288 monologue jokes made by Jay Leno, David Letterman, Jimmy Fallon, Craig Ferguson and Jimmy Kimmel, according to an analysis released Monday by the Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University. The next most joked-about individual was New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, at 120. His numbers are likely to jump fast, since the study period was before the second round of Weiners sexting scandal. In 2012, Mitt Romney was the butt of more than twice as many jokes as Obama, and Republicans were similarly the target of more than double the jokes that were made on Democrats. The findings dont illustrate any political change of heart among late-night comics, said Robert Lichter, the centers president. The jokes follow the news, and with Republicans receding after an election campaign, Obama presented more opportunities, he said. Theyre going after the most visible and powerful people that they can, Lichter said. Even Letterman, who is generally harder on Republicans, couldnt resist joining in this time. People always say to me, they say, Hey, Letterman,they say. Why dont you make jokes about Obama?And I say, All right, Ill tell you why. I dont make jokes about him because I dont want the FBI tapping my phone,he said. Leno tapped into the same idea with a different story: I was going to start off tonight with an Obama joke, but I dont want to get audited by the IRS, so forget that. Democrats were the target of 713 jokes between January and June 2013, compared with 417 gags about Republicans, the study said. Entertainment Late-night comics most often look to Obama, Democrats for humor

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, August 7, 2013Page B9 I am on a much-needed vacat ion this week. I should probably be calling it a staycation because I am not going anywhere. I am just spending some time outside fishing and playing golf. L ast week, we had visit from our Corporate Executive Chef F red Scherger and he did a core culinary review at all three of our campuses. The review uses a point system to give you your percentage of compliance witht he core culinary standards created by Morrison Healthcare. T he chef said 75 percent is passing and the unit is meeting the standards and running well. Ia m happy to say I have to take my toque off to the staff at all t hree units because in Wauchula the team received an 89 percent, while Lake Placid received an 85 p ercent and Sebring finished with 91 percent compliance. This was a great thing for us because not only did it show us how we are doing and where wec an improve, it also allowed us to do some team building by getting the team focused on making sure we are all working together to make the best food we can foro ur patients and customers and at the same time maintaining a c lean and safe kitchen. Summer salads are something I really enjoy eating and I have a recipe this week that would go well with a glass of dry white wine or maybe an aqua fresca. It is a salmon and fennel salad witha rugula. I hope you enjoy it. Cheers, Chef.Salmon Salad4 each Fish, Salmon, Loin, Wild, 4 oz 4 spray (1 sec/spray O live/Canola Oil 25/75 Blend 1/3 tsp. Salt, Kosher 1/8 tsp. Spice, Pepper, Black, Ground 1/3 cup Mustard, Whole Grain 2 2/3 tbs. Honey 1 1/3 tbs. Parsley, Fresh, Chopped 1/8 tsp. Spice, Pepper, Black, Ground 1 1/3 tbs. Water 2 2/3 oz. Lettuce, Arugula, Fresh 7 1/3 oz Grapefruit, Fresh, Peeled, Sections 2 cups Fennel, Fresh, Julienne Sliced, Fine Place the salmon filets onto a sheet pan lined with parchment. Spray the salmon with the oil, and season with the salt and pepper. Place in to a 400-degree oven and roast until it reaches an internal temperature of 145, remove from oven and chill. In a mixing bowl, combine the whole grain mustard, honey, chopped parsley and black pepper. Whisk together until well combine, add the water, whisk together and reserve for later use. For each serving, arrange one cup arugula on each chilled salad plate with approximately four grapefruit sections neatly in the center of the plate and top with a half cup of the shaved fennel. Place one piece of salmon on the plate with the salad. Drizzle 2 tablespoons of mustard sauce around the plate and over the salad and salmon. 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/. Summer salad Whats Cooking C hefs Corner Tim Spain FAMILYFEATURES Happy Hour. Atime of day renowned the world over for relaxing just before dinner with small bites and small pours. To create your own happy hour at home for family and friends, try a bite-sized menu like this one that pairs light, flavorful dishes with food-friendly wines, such as Mirassou Winerys new red blend, Sunset Red. This Pinot Noir-based red blend features fresh, dark fruit flavors of black cherry and blackberry with notes of caramel and brown sugar. The wines deep red color reflects shades of a bright California sunset and provides a perfect sipping experience as the day winds down and your happy hour begins. To explore more wine pairing options, visit www.mirassou.com. Sweet Potato Fries with Spiced Aioli Pairs with Mirassou Sunset Red Servings: 8 to 10 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Spice Mix: 2 teaspoons garam masala 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon curry 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic Aioli: 3 to 4 cloves garlic 2 egg yolks 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Freshly ground pepper to taste Fries: 2 pounds sweet potatoes 2 pounds yams Vegetable oil forfrying 1 teaspoon sea salt Stir together all spice mix ingredients in a small bowl; se t aside. Drop garlic cloves into a blender or food processor with the motor running. Add egg yolks and lemon juice and process briefly. Add oil in a slow, steady stream until mixture becomes thick and creamy Stir in 2 teaspoons of spice mix and season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. To prepare fries, peel potato es and cut into long 1/4to 1/2inch-thick strips; place in a large bowl of ice water to keep from browning. Remove a han dful at a time and pat very dry between paper towels. Drop into 1 inch of hot oil (oil is hot enough when a few drops of water added start to pop) and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Drain we ll on paper towels and repeat with remaining potatoes. (Keep warm in a 300F oven.) Place in a large bowl and toss with remaining sea salt an d spice mixture. Serve immediately with aioli. Cherry Bread Pudding Pairs with Mirassou Sunset Red Servings: 8 to 10 Prep time: 20 minutes Stand time: 2 to 8 hours Cook time: 30 to 35 minutes 3 1/3 cups half and half 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1teaspoon almond extract 4 eggs 8 cups (1-inch cubes orothersweet, eggy bread, lightly toasted 1 can (15 ounces cherries, well drained 3 to 4 tablespoons coarse sugar Whisk together half and half, sugar, extracts and eggs until well mixed. Place in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish and add bread cubes. Stir lightly and push cubes down to coat completely with mixture; cover and refrigerate for 2 to 8 hours. Preheat oven to 325F and lightly butter 8 to 10 small (about 1 cup ramekins. Fold cherries into bread mixture and spoon into ramekins; sprinkle with coarse sugar. Place on a baking sheet and cook for 30 to 35 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Sunset Sliders P airs with Mirassou Sunset Red Servings: 8 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 6 to 8 minutes 1 pound lean ground beef (preferably grass fed) 1/2 cup finely chopped baby portabella mushrooms 1/4 cup minced shallots or red onion 1/4 cupMirassouSunsetRed 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary 2teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Freshly ground pepper to taste 1/2 cup shredded aged Gouda cheese 8 brioche, ciabatta, or othersmall sliderrolls 8 thin Roma tomato slices 4 strips cooked cherry wood orapple wood smoked bacon, broken in quarters 5 to 6 baby arugula leaves Usingyourhands,mixbeef,mushrooms, shallots, wine, rosemary,Dijon, salt and pepper in a medium bowl.Shapeinto8veryflatpatties. Grill, broil or pan fry for 3 minutes. Turn and top with cheese; cook for 2 minutes more. Serve on lightly toasted rolls with tomato, bacon and arugula. Recipe Tip: Dress arugula with a bit of olive oil and balsamic for extra flavor.

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C M Y K By HOLBROOK MOHR A ssociated PressJ ACKSON, Miss. Women across the U.S. are risking their lives for black market procedures to make their buttocks bigger, ofteni nvolving home-improvement materials such as silicone injected by people with no medical training. Some want to fill out a b ikini or a pair of jeans. Others believe a bigger bottom will bring them work as music video models or adult entertainers. Whatever the reason, they are seekingc heaper alternatives to plastic surgery sometimes w ith deadly or disfiguring results. Deaths from black market b uttocks injections have been reported in Alabama, G eorgia, Florida, Pennsylvania, Nevada and New York. An interior decorator in Mississippi faces trial in the deaths of twow omen who were injected at her house. T hough there is little data on the procedures or injuries they cause, doctors anda uthorities say they are seeing them more often. Online f orums used to set up the illegal procedures have attracted thousands ofr esponses. Some men also seek out buttocks enhancements, but the procedures a re much more popular among women. V ery big buttocks have been popular in hip-hop videos for years, celebrated by songs like the 1990s hit Baby Got Back by SirM ix-a-Lot, with lyrics declaring, I like big butts and I cannot lie. But Dionne Stephens an assistant professor of psychology at Florida International University whos tudies race, gender and sexuality in hip-hop culture s aid celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce and Kim Kardashian have the shapely body part popular among an increasing numbero f women of all races and ethnicities. The problem is that some of them toss caution aside when black market proce-d ures are the only ones they can afford. It is very scary that this is happening, Stephens said. For 46-year-old Apryl Michelle Brown, the path toa black-market injection started with people teasing her as a child about having a pancake butt. Years later, a woman walked in Browns beauty salon in California and told her she could make her butt bigger with injections. It seemed like divine intervention, Brown recalls. It was just something I felt inside of me, that I felt would make me better. I just didnt want the pancake booty anymore, she said. The following week, she was at the womans house getting injections and followed up later with more. It wasnt long before the injection sites got hard and excruciatingly painful. Brown eventually began looking for doctors to remove the material, which she learned was an industrial silicone available at a home improvement store. After surgery in 2011, a staph infection left her near death. Both hands and feet were amputated. Today, Brown has a website and speaks on the topic, trying to convince others that they are beautiful the way they are. I would never want anybody else to go through this, not even lose one finger, much less all their limbs, she said. Despite a lack of hard numbers, theres anecdotale vidence that the illegal procedures are becoming more common. In April 2007, someone posted this question on thew ebsite Topix.com: is there any truth to this madness about some type of butt injections to make your butt bigger someone enlightenm e. There have been more than 14,000 responses, with new ones almost every day. Some of the responses are horror stories. More of themg o like this one, posted recently: Does anyone k now of a good injector in Los Angeles County? Or this one on July 10, Safe reliable injector will be in NJ the week of the 1 5th. Booking appointments now. Investigators say a Georgia woman who died after getting injections inM ississippi in 2012 used the Internet to find someone to i nject her. First, she connected with an adult entertainer and hiph op model named Natasha Stewart, who goes by the m oniker Pebbelz Da Model. The two met in New York and Gordon paid Stewart$ 200 for a referral, prosecutors say. Authorities say Gordon was told the injections would be performed bya trained medical professional. I n March 2012, Gordon drove with a friend from Atlanta to Jackson, Miss., tot he home of 53-year-old Tracey Lynn Garner, also k nown as Morris Garner, a floral and interior decorator with no medical training. The cost was $1,500. Early in the case, authoritiesr eferred to Garner as a man, but her attorney says she had s urgery to change gender. Gordon died of blood clots in her lungs a few daysl ater. There was so much of a silicone-like substance in h er buttocks that it spilled onto the floor and all over the place when a medicale xaminer cut into her during the autopsy, according to an investigators testimonyf rom September. Garner and Stewart, 40, are currently charged in Hinds County, Miss., with depraved-heart murder. Theyh ave pleaded not guilty. They are scheduled for trial next year. Agag order in the case prohibits attorneys fromc ommenting. Garner was later charged in the 2010 death of an Alabama woman and also pleaded not guilty to that charge. A uthorities havent said what substance Garner used, though industrial silicone has been used in other cases. Dr. John Martin, a plastic s urgeon in Coral Gables, Fla., said illicit cosmetic procedures have become common. Sometimes multiple people are injected inh otel rooms in pumping parties. Some people have silicone injected in their faces, where it can cause protruding, rock-hard nodules, but itse asier to treat than the large amounts injected into the buttocks. Its so difficult to remove very large amounts of silicone from the buttockst hat many doctors, including Martin, wont even try. When you put in a large amount of silicone, it can drift. If I fill your butt witht his huge amount of silicone, it can run down your leg and you have to get your leg amputated, Martin said. Page B10News-SunWednesday, August 7, 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 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black plus three; process, 8/7/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 5 5 5 5 3 3 Illegal buttocks injections kill, maim many women A pryl Michelle Brown l ost both hands and feet a fter injectionI wouldnt want a nybody else to go t hrough this, not e ven lose one f inger, much less a ll their limbs. Health

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, August 7, 2013Page B11 Diversions/Puzzles FA STWO RKB y ANDREWREYNOLDS ACROSS 1 Holiday cheer 7 Early round 13 Rock or rd Rock From the Sun 19 P.G.A. event played on Fathers Day 2 0 Company in a 2001 m erger with Chevron 2 1 Old TV component 2 2 See 36-Across 2 3 Tickles 24 Corrects 25 Bobble 27 Wordsworths ___ to Duty 28 Short race? 29 ___ Peninsula 3 1 Opposite of eternally 35 Suffix with green or bean 36 With 22-Across, shortly 37 Accident marker 39 Subject of many a war 42 Cobras foe 44 Melee45 Whole ___ 48 Stamp, perhaps 4 9 Express 50 GMC truck 5 1 GPS lines: Abbr. 52 Texas athletic site 5 4 Dive, maybe 55 Molding material 58 Robed ruler 59 Seminary subj. 60 New newt61 Cons 62 Like the 116-Across 6 7 Common pg. size 68 ___ magic 69 Auto safety feature, for short 7 0 Dead-end jobs, perh aps 7 1 Eye affliction 72 Pizza order 73 A computer may be in it 77 Seventh letter7 9 Con 81 Narrow valleys 82 Strong-smelling cheese 86 Lord or lady 87 Nifty! 88 How many Playboy bunnies dress 89 Generosity 91 Rise 92 No ___! 93 Furtive 95 N.F.L. owner who m oved the Cleveland B rowns to Baltimore in 1996 97 She outwitted Sherlock 99 ___ greens 102 Versailles resident 103 Is a poor night watchman, say1 05 Polo ground? 106 Gargoyle features, often 109 Showy shrub 112 Showy 113 Greets the day 114 Feeling Good chanteuse 115 Hide-and-seek cheater116 5-Down unit 1 17 Consumer Reports employee DOWN 1 Run smoothly 2 Bear, in Baja 3 2012 Emmy winner for O utstanding Drama Series 4 Africaine, e.g. 5 Business titan born July 30, 18636 Not conned by 7 Grp. that rarely meets during the summer 8 Take off 9 Give off 10 Light show light 11 Put away 12 Hip-hops ___ Def 13 Blasted 14 Garfield waitress1 5 Balcony, e.g. 1 6 Feature of a 57-Down 1 7 More curious 18 Unkempt 26 Genetic enzyme 2 8 Fictional character with steel pincers forh ands 29 Give the silent treatment? 3 0 Before long, poeticall y 3 2 Before, poetically 33 Words to live by 34 Exposed3 8 Failed investment 40 Off course 41 Tobiko, in Japanese cuisine 43 Bloody 44 A Beatle 46 Poorly insulated, say 47 He wrote, I exist, that is all, and I find it nauseating 49 Bobble 50 Hooks hand 52 Wake-up times, for short 5 3 Tolkien creatures 5 5 Impressive golf shot 56 Many a Dream Act beneficiary 5 7 5-Down innovation 5 8 Latin 101 verb 62 Get down pat6 3 Up to the task 64 Northeast universityt own 6 5 Getup 66 Pac-12 player7 1 Winter sprinkle 7 4 Discharge 75 Ending with cyto-7 6 Space rock, maybe 77 List ender7 8 116-Across, colloquially 80 Like 8 2 Shrew 83 Bit of TV real estate 84 Pearl Buck heroine 85 Where 5-Downs company gets an F? 87 Bookworm, maybe 88 Casting source for s ome Hwood comedies 9 0 Hose holder 91 Harvey of TaxiD river 9 3 Cone filler 94 The Big Bang Theory co-creator Chuck 96 Extinguish 98 Lots 100 Tip for a reporter, maybe 101 Status quo ___1 04 Brewery fixture 106 Cooke of soul 107 For1 08 Bygone flier 110 Phoenix-toAlbuquerque dir.1 11 ___ Lingus 123456789101112131415161718 192021 222324 25262728 2 9303132333435 363738394041 424344454647 484950 5 1525354 555657585960 61626364656667 6 8697071 72737475767778 7 9808182838485 868788 89909192 939495969798 9 9100101102103104 1 05106107108109110111 1 12113114 1 15116117 Solution on page B5 Most condiments that y ou find on your grocery store shelves are packedwith refined sugars, unhealthy oils and genetically modifiedvegetables.I f you were to read the ingredient labels on mostconventional salad dressings and condiments, including ketchup, youdsee a long list ofi ngredients that you cant pronounce. N obody wants to be putting chemicals, artificial flavorings and highfruc-t ose corn syrup into their bodies, or the bodies of t heirchildren. But who wants to give up ketchup? Especially in the summertime. Really, whats a barbecue withoutk etchup? Well guess what? M aking your own ketchup is easy, affordable, and itwill just plain old makey ou feel good because youre doing s omethinghealthy for yourself and your family.Making homemade ketchupI f you go through a copious amount of ketchup in y our home, you shouldconsider switching to homemade. If your kids eat ketchup oneverything, unless you buy organic,t heyre often getting a lot ofGMOs and high fructose corn syrup on their meals. Even when you buyorganic ketchup you have to look out for the amount of sugar thatsgoing into theirl ittle mouths. Making your own k etchup is easy as can be. All you really need istomatoes, some vinegar, something sweet (I like molasses) and somespices.E xperiment with recipes until you find one that your f amilyenjoys. My go to is a good scoop or two of organic tomato paste with adollop of organic molasses, some organica pple cider vinegar, a pinchof onion powder and g arlic powder, a pinch of allspice and some saltand pepper. Add a little bit ofw ater and bring to a boil. Simmeruntil it looks like k etchup! If you dont think your children will eat no namek etchup, just goahead and be sneaky, putting it in a familiar bottle T his should last a couple of weeks in the fridge, but i f its burgerseason, it wont make it that long. Do you have a ketchup recipe youd like to share? Let us know ono urFacebook page, www.facebook.com/savingdinner Leanne Ely is a New York Times bestselling author of 'Body Clutter' and the Saving D inner series. The Dinner Diva syndicated newspaper colu mn appears in 250 newspap ers nationwide. Learn how to cook great and save significant money with the Dinner Diva;s menus, recipes and shopping lists at www.savingdinner.com. Get caught up to speed on how to make ketchup Dinner Diva Leanne Ely DearAbby: I m hoping y ou will pass this on to your readers. Many of us these days have to work two jobs to make ends meet. In addition to a full-time job, Iw ork a second one in a call center. Yes, Im one of those dreaded people who call and ask you to do a phone survey. What I would like to remind everyone is that we are just people on the other end of the line. I have been cursed at and called names you cant print in your column. I have had the phone slammed in my ear. Alittle courtesy would go a long way. If you dont want to participate in the survey, thats fine. We understand that. But have the guts to say, Not interested or No, thank you, and show a little respect. Were simply trying to do a job, earn a living and pay our bills like everybody else. Happy to be Employed DearHappy to be Employed: I am not excusing poor manners, and I do sympathize with your position. But when companies make these incessant calls, they are entering peoples homes without being invited, and it can make some of them very angry, p articularly if they have been interrupted while were eating, working, napping or caregiving. T he people you call might be less hostile if they hadt been called repeatedly and asked to participate in these surveys after they had refused four, five or six times and had asked not to be called again. They might be more polite if they hadnt registered on a Do Not Call list that was ignored. DearAbby: I am recently retired. I enjoy it, and my daily routine is filled with activities that keep me busy. My problem is relatives who retired a few years ago who are bored out of their minds. They show up at my home unannounced at all hours of the day and disrupt my routine. They assume I have nothing to do like them. I am not interested in baby-sitting these people so their wives wont have to put up with them. What should I do? Retired in Boston DearRetired: Tell your relatives nicely that you have a definite routine and things scheduled t hat you must attend to. If you feel they would be receptive, suggest that they drop by a seniorc enter and ask about what activities it offers or look for volunteer opportunities in the community. Then suggest that instead of dropping by, they call first to see if you are available. DearAbby: My best friends mother has dementia. It is usually worse in the evenings, but she can function during the day somewhat. My friend and her husband both work, leaving the mother alone at home during the day with the door locked from the outside so she cant wander off. I have told my friend many times how dangerous this is, but she continues to do it. It makes me sick worrying about her mother, but I dont know what to do about it. Friend in Florida DearFriend: Your friend and her husband may have the best of intentions, but locking a demented person inside the house is not the answer to their problem. If a fire were to start, she might not be with it enough to know how to put it out or summon help. She could also fall and injure herself. A better solution would be to find a day-care program where the mother would have company, be entertained and safely looked after. Please suggest it to them. However, if they are not receptive, Adult Protective Services should be notified because the womans life could depend on it. To My Muslim Readers: Its time for the breaking of the Ramadan fast. Happy Eid al-Fitr, everyone. May God make yours a blessed feast. 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. Good advice for everyone teens to seniors is in The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It. To order, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Harried phone survey taker pleads for a little respect Dear Abby By RUSS BYNUM Associated PressSAVANNAH, Ga. ANew York man charged with trying to extort $200,000 from embattled celebrity cook Paula Deen has agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors, according to federal court records. Prosecutors filed a notice in U.S. District Court in Savannah last Wednesday saying 62-year-old Thomas George Paculis has signed his plea agreement. Achange-of-plea hearing was scheduled Friday afternoon before Judge William T. Moore Jr. No details of the agreement were given in the court filings. Paculisdefense attorney, Richard Darden, declined to comment Monday. James Durham, chief assistant prosecutor for the U.S. Attorneys Office in Savannah, also would not discuss the deal. Paculis of Newfield, N.Y., pleaded not guilty July 16 to two counts of using interstate communications to try to extort money from Deen. The FBI says he contacted one of Deens lawyers by email a few days after Deens culinary empire began to crumble when documents became public showing that the former Food Network star acknowledged using the N-word in the past. Deen made the statement under oath as she was questioned by attorneys in a 2012 harassment and discrimination lawsuit by former employee Lisa Jackson. Plea deal reached in Paula Deen extortion case WASHINGTON (AP The Republican National Committee wants NBC and CNN to cancel upcoming programs on Hillary Rodham Clinton and is threatening to blackball the networks from future Republican presidential debates if they fail to comply. RNC chairman Reince Priebus calls the programs political ads masquerading as unbiased productions. He vows not to partner with the networks on GOPdebates if they dont pull the programs. Clinton has not yet said whether shell run for president again in 2016. CNN Films is planning a feature-length film on the former first lady and secretary of state for next year. Republicans want NBC, CNN to pull Clinton programs

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