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By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING September is national coupon month, but a couple of local women have been celebrating the practice for years. Michelle Leicht and Liz Epps have also started helping others to mine newspaper gold by clipping and redeeming coupons. The major vehicle they use to swap tips and information about money saving offers is a Facebook page called Highlands Coupon Moms. That group has 176 members. Although most are local, Leicht said there are some from out of the area as well, weighing in on different money-saving opportunities as well as asking questions about different store policies and coupon applications. Leicht and Epps met through a parent-teacher organization at their kidsschool. The two later became friends and subsequently engaged in the world of couponing. She would tell me what she was doing, then I started couponing and then we decided to share what we knew with others, Leicht said. Earlier this month, the duo held a couponing seminar in a meeting room at the Sebrings Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. They first discussed the best way to obtain coupons, By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Plans are under way to improve the Highlands County Medal of Honor Park. County commissioners Tuesday, by consensus, gave a conditional go-ahead to Medal of Honor Park Foundation members Harry Oakley and Don Laycock to continue development of a preliminary concept and enhancement plan that could see a new road built and the addition of new structures. The proposal would expand the park on 72,000 square feet of property currently unused on the grounds that house the Highlands County Veterans Service Office and the Highlands County Health Department. What I think theyre asking is a consensus from us that we will work with them on it, County Commissioner Ron Handley said. It may not be 72,000 square feet by the time we get done. Commission Chair Jack Richie echoed those sentiments. I dont see any reason not to WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 3 2 1 5 5 N EWS -S UNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, September 20-21, 2013 Volume 94/Number 113 | 50 cents www.newssun .com Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 O nline: www.newssun.com Classifieds A7 Community BriefsA2 Crossword PuzzleB9 Dear Abby B9 Editorial & OpinionA3 Healthy LivingB5 Movie ReviewB9 Religion B6 Sudoku PuzzleB9 Index 079099401001 P.M. storms High 90 Low 70Details, A10Dragons drop DevilsLake Placid edges rival Avon Park in battle of volleyball unbeatens Tuesday SPORTS, B1 Clipping out savings News Sun staffLAKEPLACID Two women were killed and another was seriously injured in a head-on collision on State Road 70 on Wednesday. Seminole Fire and Rescue workers pronounced Ruby Powell, 74, of West Palm Beach, and Mary L. Bell Miller, 79, of Delray Beach dead when they arrived on the scene of the crash at 5:40 p.m. Christina Maria Kern, 37, of Ortonville, Mich., remains in serious condition at the Lawnwood Fort Pierce Hospital. The Florida Highway Patrol reported Kern abruptly veered left into the westbound lane into the path of the Toyota Scion being driven by Powell. The report said Powell veered right to avoid a collision, however Kerns 2002 Jeep Liberty collided head on with the Scion in the westbound lane of S.R. 70, just east of Kemper Terrace. The Scion traveled north after the collision into a water-filled ditch, com to rest on the right side, the FHPreport said. All three were wearing seat belts, the FHPreported. It is unknown if alcohol played a role in the crash. Two killed in S.R. 70 head-on crash By PHILATTINGER firstname.lastname@example.orgAVON PARK In what was essentially a landslide vote, residents of the Lacey Hills neighborhood decided against joining the city of Avon Park. The vote was 15-1 among the 16 voters who turned out between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday, said Supervisor of Elections Penny Ogg. That was an 18 percent turnout at the South Florida State College library from the 86 registered voters in Lacey Hills, she said. We knew it would be a smaller election, Ogg said. Presidential elections dra w an average of 60 percent of registered voters, she said, while mid-term/gubernatori al elections draw 48 percent, on average. Because the city chose to do the Lacey Hills annexation under Florida Statute 171, the residents only had to come to a majority decision. I am disappointed with the outcome of the election , City Manager Julian Deleon said Wednesday in an email. The statute says that majo rity rules, so Lacey Hills will Lacey Hills says no to Avon Park annexation bid By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Earlier this year, Highlands County Tax Collector Eric Zwayer revealed his intention to take over collection of the countys tourist tax. Tuesday, it was announced that the Department of Revenue now will relinquish those duties to the local office. It is one of a number of new functions Zwayer has assumed over the past several months. Those include the issuance of birth certificates and the administration of drivers licenses. Zwayer will begin ramping up the new tax collection program with a number of Zwayer to take over tourist tax collection Zwayer See TOURIST, A6 See LACEY, A5 Medal of Honor Park gets cautious go-ahead for revovation plans Katara Simmons/News-Sun The plans to expand the Medal of Honor Park south of Sebring got the OK from the county commission Tuesday to move forward. See MEDAL, A6 Katara Simmons/News-Sun I spend about 30 minutes a week clipping coupons, Michelle Leicht said Thursday morning in Sebring. Highlands Coupon Moms offer advice on how to save big bucks Katara Simmons/News-Sun Liz Epps (left) and Michelle Leicht find coupons in newspapers as well as online. They also take advantage of rewards cards issued by many stores. See COUPON, A5Boy injured by mowerWoman backs over 2-year-old Lake Placid PAGEA2
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Make your voice heard at Sept. 137 615273139MB: 25x2Next jackpot $145 millionSept. 13 922284854MB: 8x4 Sept. 10 212185456MB: 1x3 Sept. 18 141523364950x:4Next jackpot $8 millionSept. 14 151722404145x:3 Sept. 11 32636374344x:5 Sept. 18 717252936 Sept. 17 315213436 Sept. 16 1113233134 Sept. 15 113141630 Sept. 18 (n) 1252 Sept. 18 (d) 1218 Sept. 17 (n) 1854 Sept. 17 (d) 6297 Sept. 18 (n) 788 Sept. 18 (d) 073 Sept. 17 (n) 883 Sept. 17 (d) 887 Sept. 17 614193921 Sept. 13 420303920 Sept. 10 1214274019 Sept. 6 11830372 Sept. 18 710223235 PB: 19Next jackpot $40 millionSept. 14 117253744 PB: 20 Sept. 11 1119334252 PB: 33 Lottery Center Local mystery writer to appear at Scribes Night OutSEBRING Suzanna Harvill, an Avon Park writer, will be the featured reader at Scribes Night Out at Brewsters Coffee House at 6 p.m. Sunday. Shell be reading from her latest novel, No Place Like Home, a bawdy tale of the misadventures that take place when a group of laid-off telephone employees open a house of ill repute. This book, like all her others, is a mystery. I dont write poetry, science fiction, or memoirs, she says. I just write mysteries. In an unusual twist, the moderator for the evening will be Bruce Rogers, owner of the coffee house located just south of Home Depot. Hell be introducing the featured speaker, along with those writers who have signed up for the open mike portion. Rogers will also share his passion for art and culture and his mission to employ art as a tool in the fight against breast cancer. The public is invited at no charge, although refreshments will be on sale. For more information, call SNO Facilitator Art Lefkowitz at 385-1554. Get old family Bibles documentedLAKE PLACID Mike Flood of Highlands Coun ty GenWeb will be in the meeting room at Lake Placid Memorial Library from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, Sept. 21 to photograph family informatio n found in old family Bibles. The information collected will be put on the Highlands County GenWeb page to share with others searching for their family roots. Anyone with a Bible containing family births, marriages and/or deaths is invited to come and bring their Bible. The family doesnt have to be a Highlands county or Florida family. All bible records, no matter where the family lived, are welcome. No person born in 1900 or later will have hi s or her informatoin put online, so there will be no privacy issue. This is a wonderful opportunity to have your priceless record s preserved for future generations. Highlands County GenWeb is a free site, par t of the flgenweb.org project. The Highlands County Home page contains many links to other Florida records of interest to fami Community Briefs Continued on A6 Courtesy photo Roberta Flowers, Historical Society of Avon Park board secretary, takes the inaugural walk on the completed ramp. News-Sun staffLAKE PLACID A2-year-old boy r un over by a lawn mower on W ednesday is in critical but stable cond ition in the pediatrics unit at Tampa G eneral Hospital and may require more s urgery on his leg. According to the Highlands County Sheriffs Office, Maria Isabel Huerto Bello, 23, was mowing the yard at 445 Hayride Ave. in Lake Placid Wednesday morning while Anthony Meza was riding his bike. Bello put the mower in reverse and ran over Mezas leg. The child was brought in to Florida Hospital Lake Placids emergency room at 10 a.m. Wednesday with serious injuries to his leg. According to officials at Tampa General Hospital, Meza may require further surgery on the leg, but a final determination had not yet been made by press time on Thursday. Toddler run over by lawn mower Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Handicap access ramps are a common sight at public buildings, but for the Historical Society of Avon Park Depot Museums Silver Palm Dining Car an access ramp only recently became a reality. Anumber of years in the planning and soliciting funds and donations made the ramp possible. The Depot Museum owes a huge gratitude of thanks to the following groups and organizations who devoted a week to the construction: Avon Park Noon Rotary and Highlands Habitat for Humanity for the overall planning and construction; Cool and Cobb Engineering for the design plans; the Avon Park Correctional Institution for providing working volunteers; Bagwell Lumber of Avon Park for providing the materials at a reduced cost; and last but not least, Norma Jean Jordan, vice president of the Avon Park Historical Society, for her untiring and relentless pursuit of bringing it all together. The Silver Palm Dining Car is not open to the general public but is available for private functions by reservation only. Aseating capacity of 40 makes it adequate for many functions. The dining car is in full compliance with Department of Health regulations and the volunteers that staff the events have completed the required hours for food handling to the public. For reservations to schedule an event call the museum at 453-3525 and speak with Elaine Levey, museum director. Contact the Depot Museum at 453-3525 or 4143316. Ramps make it easier to access Silver Palm Dining Car Special to the News-SunSEBRING On Sept. 14, The Highlands Tea Party shipped approximately 190 pounds of goodies to the local men and women stationed in Afghanistan. Included in the packages were: socks, assorted candies, beef jerky, Pop Tarts, Bond Powder, baby powder, body/hand lotions, aloe vera, razors, tooth brushes, tooth paste, soap-bars/liquid, shower gel, deodorant, eye drops, nose saline spray, Swizzles, peanut butter cracker snacks, combs, sunscreen, Chapstick, mouth wash, Pringles, Wet Ones, AAand AAAbatteries, tuna lunch packs, pocket tissues, shampoo, conditioners, nut variety packs, various toiletries, various over-thecounter medications and bandage supplies, and a special request four 12-ounce bottles of Tabasco sauce suggested by Representative Cary Pigman. Pigman told Tea Party members recently that food there is very bland and hot sauce would be very welcomed. John Nelson, chair of the Highlands Tea Party, said, I would also like to recognize and extend our appreciation to GoingPostal for including many pre-paid phone cards for the unit. I want to express a special thanks to the young ladies from Sebring High School, Savannah and April, who volunteered to help inventory, pack, and complete the paper work to ship these items. They spent a busy four hours getting everything ready to ship. Their only reward was lunch on behalf of the Tea Party, and appreciation of their assistance in helping the men and women in the service from Highlands County. Tea Party sends boxes to troops Courtesy photo Two students from Sebring High School help Karen and John Nelson, Highlands Tea Party chair, deliver about 190 pounds of goods to be send to the troops overseas. The items were collected by the Party members. B y SAMANTHAGHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING The City o f Sebring elections will r emain in the month of M arch after the council v oted down a proposal to m ove the election date to N ovember to coincide w ith gubernatorial and p residential elections. The 3-2 vote came after a month of council meeti ngs and tabled discussion w eighing the pros and c ons of moving the city e lections to the fall. Scott S tanley, John Griffin and B ud Whitlock cast the no v otes while Andrew Fells a nd John Clark cast yes v otes. The motion to move the e lection date died at the S ept. 3 council meeting d ue to a tie vote. Griffin, w ho was not present at the S ept. 3 meeting and won h is seat in March by four v otes, was Tuesdays t iebreaker on whether or n ot the members were e ven interested in adding t he proposed election date c hange to an upcoming a genda. Fells asked the memb ers during the council m embers if any of the m embers would be intere sted in adding the prop osed change to the next m eeting agenda. Fells and Clark have b oth been very vocal a bout disappointment in v oter turnout over the past f ew years and argued that t he proposed change is w hat the residents wanted, t hough Griffin disagreed. Im not saying theyre n ecessarily complaining J ohn, Fells said to G riffin. Im just asking f or this council to give t hem (voters) the opportun ity to say if they want it o r not. Theyre happy with the w ay things have been runn ing, said Griffin. (The) o nly thing youre going to g et if you change it to a g eneral election is your g oing to get more people g oing to the polls because i ts a bigger election but t heyre going to have to g o further into the ballot t o get to that item. I dont s ee any sense in changing i t. (There) doesnt seem t o be a lot of interest, or p eople are basically satisf ied, so they forget about i t because its not a high p riority, but I think if y oure there youre going t o vote, said Mayor G eorge Hensley, who d oesnt have a vote. Griffin stated that the e xceptionally low voter t urn out for the March city c ouncil elections was a r esult of little to no advert ising in local publications o r media outlets. There are 5,501 regist ered voters in the Sebring c ity limits, but just 278 v oted in the city council e lections in March. Sebring elections staying in March Proposal to move vote to fall denied r
ANOTHERVIEWPOINT SCOTT DRESSELEditor firstname.lastname@example.orgDAN HOEHNESports Editor email@example.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONlegals@newssun.com NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor firstname.lastname@example.org VICKIE WATSONvickie.email@example.comMITCH COLLINSmcollins@newssun.com ADVERTISING Editorial & Opinion www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, September 20, 2013 Page A3 The Legislatures attempt t o amend Floridas C onstitution to override O bamacare an effort that, h ad it not been rejected by v oters, would have been c learly unconstitutional w as just silly. The states r ejection of about $5 billion i n federal money to expand M edicaid to more than a mill ion Floridians may prove to b e terribly ill-advised. But now, an order issued l ast week by the state D epartment of Health, proh ibiting county health d epartments from allowing so-called navigators to help low-income people sign up for subsidized health insurance, is simply mean spirited. C. Meade Grigg, deputy secretary for statewide services at the Department of Health, told 60 local health department directors that they may accept materials from the navigators. However, navigators will not conduct activities on the grounds of the health departments, he wrote. Gov. Rick Scott and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi have said the navigators counselors hired under the Affordable Care Act could threaten the private information of people trying to get health insurance. In August, Gov. Scott said he wanted to know how this information will be shared among federal agencies or if the federal government will also distribute it to outside groups. If you already have health insurance, you know how confusing it can be to examine the many options each year and navigate the signup process. It will be that much harder for people who never have had health insurance to understand the health exchanges and other options under Obamacare. Dr. Marc Yacht, retired director of the Pasco County Health Department and an occasional My View writer for the Democrat, called the order cruel and irresponsible and said it would significantly compromise a multitude of needy Floridians from getting critical health care. The mission of the Florida Department of Health is To protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida. With about 3.8 million Floridians living without health insurance, the governor and Department of Health should reverse this directive immediately. An editorial from the Tallhassee Democrat. Citizens suffering as state resists the Affordable Care Act F loridas leadership in an ill-fated quest to stop Obamacare in the courts was a legitimate effort that l ed to a landmark Supreme Court ruling. The Idiots Against Guns in the media a nd Congress overdid it this time. Not wanting to miss a chance to p oliticize a shooting tragedy, the antig un nuts went berserk Monday when n ews broke that a man had gone on a r ampage at a D.C. naval base and killed 1 2 people. Long before the facts were known or c lear, The Washington Post, The New Y ork Times, CNN and their liberal c ousins launched their latest gun-cont rol jihad. Seizing on an early report from the s cene that Aaron Alexis used an AR-15 a ssault rifle, the Idiots Against Guns p ulled out their hymnbooks and sang t heir favorite tune all day. Forget the madman who pulled the t rigger. It was the evil AR-15 assault rifle t hat was responsible for his killing s pree. And here was the latest proof t hat this demonic weapon of death s hould be banned by the federal gove rnment. We now know the killer didnt buy a n AR-15 in Virginia, legally or illegall y. We know he didnt pick up an AR-15 d uring his rampage. And we now know the AR-15 never e xisted. But the nonexistent AR-15 proved to b e a godsend to the liberal media and t he professional gun-grabbers in C ongress. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Dick D urbin were at the top of their political g ame. They leaped in front of the TV c ameras, blamed the slaughter on a military assault rifle and called for more gun control almost before the blood of the victims stopped flowing. In the media, CNN won worst prize. It was so hung up on pushing the AR-15 angle that on Tuesday, after the FBI reported Alexis had used a shotgun to do his killing, CNNs journalists invented a new weapon, the AR-15 shotgun. Meanwhile, Monday nights performance by Piers Morgan was pathetic. CNNs prime-time hysteric was so irrational, so emotionally revved up about the AR-15 being to blame for yet another mass shooting, he could barely blather about Americas need for greater gun control or interrupt his guests. Youd think charter members of Idiots Against Guns like Morgan, Durbin and the editorial writers at The Washington Post would know by now to get the basic facts of a shooting straight before they begin politically exploiting these tragedies. But that assumes they are interested in finding truth, not spreading propaganda. Facts and nuance and complexity mean nothing to the IAG crowd. All mass shooting are the same to them. Its always the guns that are to blame, not the troubled humans who pull their triggers. And their simplistic solution to stop future mass shootings is always to call for new laws to ban military-style guns like the AR-15. But whatever we do, well never stop every mass shooting. Ive said before, as one of my fathers Secret Service men once told me, You cant defend against the crazies. Alexis in Navy Yard, as well as Holmes in Aurora, Harris at Columbine, and many other mass shooters, were crazies. They each had serious mental problems. Did they turn violent because they were naturally psychotic, or were they twisted by the side effects of the powerful anti-depressant drugs they were taking? Could their rampages have been prevented by better medical care, better ways to keep guns out of the hands of crazy people, more armed guards in public places, or by ending the gun-free zones that attract young men bent on mass murder? I dont know if any of these common-sense methods would prevent or reduce future mass shootings. The Idiots Against Guns in government and the mainstream media obviously dont know, either. But they dont want to find out. For them its always the gun thats to blame even when it doesnt exist. Michael Reagan is the son of President Ronald Reagan, a political consultant, and the author of The New Reagan Revolution (St. Martins Press). He is the founder of The Reagan Legacy Foundation. Send comments to Reagan@caglecartoons.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Media pulls trigger too soon on Navy Yard shootings Making Sense Michael Reagan So much for voters being poised to show that they dont care about sex scandals anymore. Forget about former South Carolina governor Mark Sanfords surprise May election to the House of Representatives despite the sex scandal stemming from his lie about hiking on the Appalachian trail rather than being in Latin America visiting his girlfriend. This year voters made humiliating examples of the Three Stooges of sex scandals Bob Filner, Elliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner and politicians everywhere, beware. Voters sent a strong message that said: You can run again and we might give you a second look, but if you mess up again we wont want you and if we have someone who hasnt messed up before well probably pick them over you no matter what you say. Give it your best shot but dont quit your day job. At one point it seemed each of the three would survive, but their political storms proved to have been hurricanes, leaving shattered political dreams. Sanford had indeed survived. He was seriously mentioned as a likely contender for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination, had headed the Republican Governors Association and had been praised by Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele as someone to watch. Sanfords extra marital affair ended the buzz, impeachment efforts failed, and he finished his term in disgrace in January 2011. Still, his Appalachian trail fiasco left a narrow enough path for a comeback trail. Perhaps its because his biblical and political sin was more accessible to many Americans: he seemed to clearly mean it when he said that Argentian Mara Beln Chapu was the love of his life, and later confirmed it when he married her. His scandal wasnt terribly quirky, or shocking, or messy like former North CarolinaSenator John Edwardsaffair while Edwards wife had terminal cancer. Many voters wouldnt do what Sanford did, but they might understand how he felt, and why he did what he did. Spitzer, Filner and Weiner werent as lucky. Until he lost the New York City Comptroller nomination to Scott Stringer in early September in what The Huffington Post called a stunning rebuke, Spitzer seemed destined to becom e the next Mark Sanford. Early polls showed the former governor who had resigned in the face of a prostitution scandal had a 19 point lead By election day polls narrowed: Stringer had hit him on the poor judgment shown by Sptizers private stimulus program for pricy call girls, and his refusal to turn over his tax returns. San Diego Mayor Bob Filner probably could have survived one allegation of sexual harassment and perhaps even a lawsuit litigate d by Gloria Allred. But he couldnt survive the virtual parade of respected San Diego women stepping forward to accuse him in often graphic detail of being a serial sexual harasser. He became a major national punch line for comedians, viral satires, and target for bloggers taking cheap shot s. (Ill NEVER do that even if he starts a rump roast company...). Polls showed voters, Democrats and Republicans wanting him out ASAPand he resigned. But the worse humiliatio n was reserved for former Rep. Anthony Weiner whose sexting made his name branding in more ways one. He was ahead in his race for the Democrati c mayoral nomination until it was revealed he had sexted again. After over-the-top behavior, verbal abuse from voters, and a shameful badgering interview by MSNBCs Lawrence ODonnell seemingly doing a Bill OReilly impression, Weiner ended the race with just 5 percent and gave th e finger to a reporter as his exit gesture. Just as voters had given theirs to him. Filner, Spitzer and Weiner later earned an honor: they were listed in Shalom Lifes Top 10 Jewish Scandals list. The good news? 2013s voters signaled there are limits in American politics And future politicians can and will ignore them. At their political careers serious risk. Joe Gandelman is a veteran journalist who wrote for newspapers overseas and in the United States. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and can be booked to speak at www.mavenproductions.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Voters message: consequences for sex scandals Guest Column Joe Gandelman
Archer's Art; 5.542"; 10.5"; Process color; -; 0 0 0 3 2 2 9 0 Jen Brown; 5.542"; 10.5"; Process color; -; 0 0 0 3 2 4 4 7 Page A4 News-SunFriday, September 20, 2013 www.newssun.com By SAMANTHAGHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING City Public W orks Director Ken Fields r equested the city councils i nput and direction regarding t he long, drawn-out issue of t he Solid Waste Department r ates and other department i ssues during Tuesday e venings regular council m eeting at City Hall. Fields stated that the solid w aste issues are time cons uming, and he has gathered m uch information regarding t he waste schedule and rates f rom neighboring cities, c ounties and other regions of t he country in hopes of gett ing a clearer view of which d irection the department s hould be headed. Wed like the councils g uidance with working t hrough this, Fields said. Were requesting that counc il provide assistance t hrough either a committee, a workshop or some sort of c ombination. City staff wants to adjust t he schedule to include bigg er waste cans with fewer pick-ups, which is the opposite of what is being encouraged by residents. The way its currently structured, people are encouraged to get smaller containers with more frequent pick-ups and staff wants to do the exact opposite, said Fields. During this process weve encountered some issues. Council President Andrew Fells quickly suggested a workshop that would include council members. I think all of us may have different ideas of where wed like to see this go, whatd wed like to see done and what level of service solid waste should provide to the city. I would implore council to go with a workshop route so we could all be involved in this decision, Fells said. Council member John Griffin disagreed slightly regarding the forming of a committee regarding the solid waste department and its issues. I dont think a workshop is the way to go. Some of us know a little bit more than the other council members because weve gone through these committee meetings for the last nine or 10 months. Id like to see a committee hold one or two meetings, then hold a workshop, Griffin stated. After discussing more options, a suggestion was made to hold a special meeting. Aspecial meeting would provide the complete council the ability to take any action they deem necessary during the meeting, unlike at a workshop, where no action can be taken until the issues are placed on an agenda for a regular meeting. Griffin made a motion to hold a special meeting to discuss solid waste commercial rates and other issues; the motion was approved unanimously by the full council. Adate is in the works to be set for the solid waste special meeting. Special meeting for solid waste issues, rates set Courtesy photo Dr. Charlotte Pressler, Director of the Honors Program at South Florida State College, and 17 honors students were guests recently of the Historical Society of Avon Parks Depot Museum. Jim Deal led a history discussion of Avon Park with group participation. At the end of the discussion the students were given a one question oral examination. The question was ... who was the founder of Avon Park? All students passed with flying colors. The group then boarded the Silver Palm Dining car for refreshments provided by Thetis Casey, board member and museum volunteer. To celebrate the occasion of Presslers birthday, she was given a birthday cupcake with candle and the students sang happy birthday greetings to her. SFSC honors students tour Depot Museum Special to the News-SunFlorida Hospital, with l ocations in Sebring, Lake P lacid and Wauchula, is g earing up for the Pink A rmy Campaign to fight b reast cancer. As the second m ost common form of canc er found in women, breast c ancer is a formidable e nemy, but one that can be b eat. The Pink Army is a s tatewide campaign to i ncrease breast cancer a wareness and raise mamm ography funds for women i n need, all while having a f un time. When someone enlists in the Pink Army ( which is free to join), they r eceive a set of specialty dog t ags. They have the opportun ity to move up the ranks t hrough different missions, l ike enlisting additional sold iers, volunteering, and by a ttending events and hosting a Pink Party. As they comp lete missions, they move up t he ranks and receive r ewards like Swarovski n ecklaces, Vera Bradley wall ets, drink tumblers, tee s hirts, umbrellas and more. T he dog tags are also good f or discounts, specials or f ree gifts through local and s tatewide participating vend ors. The Pink Army is also raising tax deductible donations. With the help of Samaritans Touch Care Center and the Florida Hospital Heartland Mammography Fund, all money raised here will stay here for Highlands and Hardee county residents that need mammograms they could not otherwise afford. To join, donate or learn more about the Pink Army campaign, go to www.JoinThePinkArmy.com. Pink Army marches in Highlands, Hardee Courtesy photo Pink Army 2013 Ambassador and Vice President/North Sebring Branch Manager SunTrust Robin Scheck.
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He said the city paid less than $2,000 to have the election, which he characterized as a minimum cost. In the past two years, the city has annexed more than two square miles, the biggest addition being South Florida State College. Deleon also said the city hopes to expand by considering approval of a proposed expansion of Tire Terminal on U.S. 27, across from the citys public works complex. That vote is expected to come before the Avon Park City Council on Monday, Sept. 23. Continued from A1 which transcends newspapers. There are sources ranging from online printouts to in-store sources such as tearpads and dispensers known as blinkies because of the flashing red light on the box. Some stores also have special credit cards as well as the option of electronic coupons through the use of smart phone technology. That information was followed by an instructional on the ways coupons may be used for maximum savings by matching them with store sales and other offers to get the lowest price. Although they are not extreme couponers, they did advocate stocking up on various kinds of merchandise to take further advantage of retailers12-week sale cycles. Leicht said the Facebook group has a constant stream of newcomers asking basic questions on the best way to apply their coupons at individual stores. The most important thing I can tell you is to be familiar with each stores couponing policy, she said. Some of them actually will change from month to month. She also recommended interested people could find additional information and tips on the Internet at such web sites as www.krazycouponlady.com, www.raininghotcoupons.com and www.truecouponing.com Their initial seminar was a great success, drawing nearly two dozen people. That surprised Leicht. I thought it would be mainly my friends from church but we actually had more non-church members than church members, she said. The pair now plan a second seminar and coupon swap. That will also be held at Sebrings Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and will run from 1-3 p.m. on Sept. 28. That one will deal with how to cash in on register rewards, and extra cash back credits issued by local drug stores as part of their efforts to lure cost-conscious shoppers. While some people charge to teach such classes, the local women dole out their information at no charge. Leicht and Epps also appear the first Friday of each month at 9 a.m. on WWTK 730 AM, where they give out information and answer call-in questions. Continued from A1 Katara Simmons/News-Sun Some coupons can be downloaded and used via smart phones. Coupon Moms use papers, internet to find big savings Lacey Hills annexation bid gets no from 15 out of 16 who voted Deleon Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 MIAMI (AP) Tubing can be a dangerous water sport that leads to accidents on the water, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Tuesday in a message to boaters to be safe while towing passengers on the inflatable tubes. The popular boating item known as inner tubes, towables or inflatable tubes has led to several recent accidents across the state, the commission said in a statement, adding that passengers on tubes have crashed into docks, channel markers or even other boats. Last year, five people were injured and two were killed in these types of accidents. Boaters can take safety precautions to keep those tubing safe. When you are operating a boat that is towing passengers on a tube or something similar, their fate is in your hands, said Maj. Richard Moore, head of the commissions Boating and Waterways Section. They are not able to steer themselves in a safe direction and must rely on you to keep them safe. The main safety consideration is keeping them away from all other objects. Although there isnt a required specific distance to keep away from fixed objects or other boats, the commission said operators should avoid pulling the tuber close enough to any thing it can crash into. One good rule of thumb is: Twice the line should be fine, or keep the boat at least two lengths of the towline away from all objects. Tubers should also wear a life jacket, but not the inflatable kinds. Another tip is for there to be a spotter on the boat, or another person besides the driver to monitor the tuber and alert the driver of any issues. FWC urges safety while tubing Maj. Richard Moore FWC Boating & Waterways headThe main safety consideration is keeping them away from all other objects. By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated PressORLANDO H ousehold income r emains stagnant in F lorida almost five years f rom the depth of the r ecession as the states l argest cities rank at the b ottom in income levels f or the nations most popu lous metro areas, a ccording to U.S. Census f igures released T hursday. Floridas median h ousehold income in 2 012 of over $45,000 d ecreased slightly from t he previous year, but the c hange was statistically i nsignificant. However, F loridas median househ old income is down m ore than 11 percent f rom when it was $ 50,700 in 2000. Only s even other states had h igher decreases in the p ast dozen years, the C ensus figures showed. Nationally, the median h ousehold income was $ 51,371 in 2012. Of the n ations 10 most popul ous states, Floridas m edian household income w as the lowest. Among the states hit h ardest by the recession, F lorida has yet to make u p for lost ground and t hat is reflected in the h ousehold income, econo mists say. This recovery is still a w ork in progress, said S ean Snaith, an econom ist at the University of C entral Florida. It may b e four and a quarter y ears old, but in many w ays its still embryoni c. The slow recovery has c reated a cycle of cons umer caution that helps t ap down household i ncome. Even though F lorida had some of the n ations largest job gains i n July, the unemploym ent rate was still 7.1 p ercent. The slack labor m arket creates little room t o negotiate higher wages a nd consumers end up s pending less money, S naith said. You kind of keep m oving long and waiting f or some lift to come a long but it doesnt a ppear to be along the n ear horizon, he said. Three Florida metro a reas ranked at the bott om of the list for househ old income in the n ations 25 most popul ous cities. The Tampa m etro area was last with a median household i ncome of about $44,000 half that of W ashington, D.C., the c ity at the top of the list. M etro Orlando was the n ext lowest at $46,000, f ollowed by South F lorida made up of M iami, Fort Lauderdale a nd West Palm Beach a t $46,600. Those figures w ere unchanged from the p revious year. Metro Tampa, which i ncludes St. Petersburg a nd Clearwater, has a h igher percentage of resid ents on Social Security t han the national rate. Census: Income stagnant in Fla.
informational gatherings so those who rent lodgings for six months or less will be familiar with the statutes. Were going to start with an educational open house on Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., he said. That will be at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Civic Center. The idea is to bring together those who have been remitting the tax, as well as those who want to learn more about what the levy is and how it operates. In addition to Zwayer and his staff, Highlands County Tourist Development Commission Executive Director John Sherlacher will be in attendance along with some of the countys TDC board. We really want to explain it and let people know who is part of this tourist tax. There are a lot of folks who may rent their house out for those coming to the 12 Hours of Sebring for instance and they need to know about the tax, he said. There are others who may be exempt and not know it. One example is an RVpark where more than 50 percent of the spaces are rented on a full-time basis. Owners of such facilities may be exempt from the tax when renting out remaining spaces on a short-term basis. It was this past April that Zwayer announced plans to take over the collection of the tax even though at first the cost collection might outweigh the revenue. At 3 percent of the total, we are only looking at about $9,000 a year to the tax collectors office. That is based on the Tourist Development Commissions current figures, he said. However, with local enforcement, Zwayer believes those numbers could increase when all of the entities that should be paying the tax are assessed for it. It wont be a money generator for the county but it could be self-sustaining and it would be good for the county as a whole, he said. Zwayer contended that by making certain of universal compliance, a level playing field would be created between competitors. He said there are professional lodging facilities that have told him that while they are remitting the tax, there may be some others who are not. That, he said, represented an unfair advantage. Rather than have a staff in the field, Zwayer said a vast amount of the work could be accomplished simply by utilizing technology. I want to do as much as we can from the office. We can look at how things are listed through the property appraiser, send out informa tion to folks and educate them. In addition to surveying those advertising lodging facilities, the tax collector wanted to establish a complaint-driven program wher e residents or business owners might inform his office of those who may not be in compliance. If people have folks in their neighborhood renting something out maybe they could let us know about that, he said. Zwayers office also is looking closely at a practic e where leases are set for six months and one day to escape the tax. Renters then may leave after only a few weeks, with the landlord then free to rent the proper ty again. If we find they are doing that, and doing it multiple times, they are going to be subject to a penalty, he said. l y historians. If you have a ny questions about the w orkshop or the website call M ike Flood at 471-6381. Jeffries to speak at Democratic Womens Club Saturday SEBRING On Saturday, t he Democratic Womens C lub of Highlands County w ill meet at 9:30 a.m. at the D emocratic Headquarters, 4 216 Sebring Parkway (next t o Ruby Tuesdays). F ollowing a continental b reakfast, Tara Jeffries from S outh Florida State C olleges Florida F armworker Jobs and E ducation Program will be p resenting. She will also b ring SFSC students with h er to share their stories w ith attendees. Jefferies joined SFSC in June 2009.She graduated from SFSC with an AA and obtained her bachel ors degree from Hodges U niversity. Jefferies is responsible for t he oversight of the F armworker Program grant h elping migrant and seasonal f armworkers and their d ependents in Highlands, D eSoto, and Hardee counties r eceive technical training a nd develop working skills f or a lucrative career. By p articipating in this program, m igrant and seasonal farmw orkers and their families c an achieve economic selfs ufficiency, better pay, and a s table employment future. After the presentation, a g eneral membership meeting w ill be held. All Democrats a re welcome to attend. Sale, market set for Saturday SEBRING Downtown S ebring will host its Community Sidewalk Sale & Farmers Market from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. To reserve a space, download an application at www.DestinationDowntown Sebring.com or contact Linda Tucker at 382-2649.Ballroom Dancers prepare for Terrible TwosLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers are celebrating their second anniversary with a Terrible Twos, DoubleTrouble dance from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday at the Elks Hall. Buddy Canova will be the featured musician. He is a multi-talented entertainer who plays the sax, flute, keyboard, and guitar and manages to sound like Elvis, Willie Nelson, Englebert and others of song. The Ladies of the Elks will have their snack bar stocked with freshly made sandwiches and desserts. There will be a free dance lesson in the lounge from 5:30-6:30 p.m. withan instructional DVD provided by the Elks. Admission is $5 for LPBD members; $7 for non-members. The Elks Hall is behind Winn-Dixie on County Road 621.Reality Ranch prepares for Buckle SeriesZOLFO SPRINGS Wild Cow Milking, Sorting, Team Roping & Branding, Mugging & Tying, and Ranch Bronc Riding are some of the events to be featured at the Realty Ranch Rodeo Buckle Series on Saturday, Sept. 28. The grand finale will be a Bull Riding event for contestants 15 years old and up. Reality Ranch is at 1980 State Road 66 in Zolfo Springs. The contractor producer for this event is Gethsemane Ranch, Okeechobee. For infromation, call (772) 597-0380.The Salvation Army helps with holidaysSEBRING The Salvation Army Church will begin taking assistance applications for Christmas on Oct. 7. Applications will be taken from 9-11:30 a.m. daily and 1-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 and 14; and from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Applications will be taken from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. only on Wednesdays. Assistance will be given through toys for children 12 years old and under only. All family members count for food box. For more information and details on what to bring, call 385-7548. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page sept ads; 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 ICS CREMATION; 1.736"; 3"; Black; obit page tv p/u; 0 0 0 3 2 1 7 1 HIGHLANDS LITTLE THEATRE PP; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; tenor; 0 0 0 3 2 4 0 0 Page A6 News-SunFriday, September 20, 2013 www.newssun.com Continued from A2 Community Briefs Jeffries Continued from A1 Tourist tax to be collected locally Eric Zwayer tax collectorWere going to start with an educational open house on Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. That will be at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Civic Center. p roceed just dont come t o the county asking for a ny money, he said. While expressing support f or the idea, Commissioner D on Elwell cautioned the c ommittee to take into cons ideration the possible f uture expansion of parking a t the facility as well as the b uilding itself. We dont want to paint o urselves into a corner, he s aid. I think there are an a wful lot of considerations h ere as this moves forw ard. County Facilities D irector David Flowers t old commissioners currentl y there is no master plan f or the property. In addition t o the Health Department a nd Veterans Services opera tion, it has been suggested t hat the Highlands County S heriffs Office could ultim ately be headquartered t here as well. Moreover, Flowers said, w hile it would be a beautif ul park and a wonderful t ribute, as presented, there w ere no provisions for restr ooms or for current or l ong-term maintenance of t he grounds, walks or monu ments. I am just trying to be r ealistic about this, he s aid. We do not have the s taff to maintain a park of t his magnitude. Laycock, a certified general contractor, showed the commission plans the group had laid out with the assistance of an architect. Laycock has done work on such projects as the Dollywood theme park. Among other things, the pair asked that the current road coming into the facility be named Medal of Honor Drive, to signal entrance into the park and requested the placement of a larger and bolder sign. There are 21 Florida veterans who have earned the Congressional Medal of Honor, dating back to the Indian Wars and extending up to the most recent recipient from the conflict in Iraq. Currently, all that is listed for those veterans at the countys facility are the name, the conflict, and dates served engraved on large granite stones. You dont get the feeling of what these men sacrificed their lives for, Laycock said. The new proposal would change that, with each of the veterans pictures added with a page-long description of the acts of valor performed by each of them. Those tributes would be enshrined in a gazebo, dubbed The Hall of Citations. Anumber of new flagpoles also have been suggested to carry flags depicting the three different incarnations of the medals of honor bestowed upon the servicemen over the years. Landscaping, said Laycock, would be provided by the Florida Native Plant Society, which has indicated they would help with the plan. Oakley told commissioners the local park is one of a kind, being the only Medal of Honor Park that represents only those recipients from the state. Continued from A1 Medal of Honor Park to get an upgrade Katara Simmons/News-Sun Proposed renovations would expand the Medal of Honor Park in Sebring to 72,000 feet.
www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, September 20, 2013Page A7 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-367 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF STANLEY TYLER JONES, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of STANLE Y TYLER JONES, deceased, whose date of death was November 4, 2012, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-2407, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 13, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Peggy Jones PEGGY V. JONES 6929 Pioneer Road Sebring, FL 33870 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-5156 September 13, 20, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-359 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF RUSSELL J. OLESON, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RUSSELL J. OLESON, deceased, whose date of death was July 28, 2013, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-5032, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 13, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Richard Miller 721 S.E. Turtles Turn Avon Park, FL 33825 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-5156 Facsimile: (863) 385-1161 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org September 13, 20, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2008CA000336GCS GOVERNMENT NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, INC., PLAINTIFF, VS. SAMUEL WIGGINS, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 13th day of September, 2010, and entered in Case No. 2008CA000336GCS, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867 at 11:00 A.M. on the 16th day of October, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE NORTH HALF (N1/2) OF LOTS 23 AND 24 OF BLOCK 88, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN CHANCERY ORDER BOOK NO. 3, AT PAGE 111, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE NORTHEASTERLY CORNER OF LOT 24, RUN THENCE IN A SOUTHEASTERLY DIRECTION ALONG PERSIMMON AVENUE, A DISTANCE OF SEVENTY-FIVE FEET (75') TO A POINT, THENCE IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION TO HIBISCUS STREET A DISTANCE OF ONE HUNDRED FEET (100') TO A POINT ON THE SOUTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY LINE OF LOT 23, THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG SAID BOUNDARY LINE A DISTANCE OF SEVENTY-FIVE FEET (75') TO THE NORTHWESTERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT 23, THENCE NORTHEASTERLY ALONG THE NORTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY OF LOTS 23 AND 24 A DISTANCE OF ONE HUNDRED FEET (100') TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 10th day of September, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of The Circuit Court Highlands County Clerk of Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk File #: C301.0079 (Circuit Court Seal) September 20, 27, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000440 SEC.: CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, v. LADONNA PAEDAE F/K/A LADONNA BURY N/K/A LADONNA RODRIGUEZ; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; SUNTRUST BANK; HIGHLAND INDEPENDENT BANK. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order on Plaintiff's Motion to Reset Foreclosure Sale dated September 10, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 28-2012-CA-000440 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 29th day of October, 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 7, OF BLOCK 418, HIGHLAND TOWERS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 101, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND ALSO THAT PART OF BLOCK "O", LAKE JACKSON BOULEVARD SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 PAGE 63, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART), LYING EAST OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF LAKE JACKSON BOULEVARD AND WEST OF THE WATERS OF LAKE JACKSON AND WITHIN THE PROJECTED LOT LINE COMMON TO LOTS 7 AND 8, OF BLOCK 418, OF HIGHLANDS TOWERS SUBDIVISION, AND THE CONTINUATION OF THE LOT LINE COMMON TO LOT 7, BLOCK 418, AND THE RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF GATEWAY AVENUE OF HIGHLAND TOWERS SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT THEREOF. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Office of the Court Administrator FL Phone: (863) 534-4686 TDD: (863) 534-7777 DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 10th DAY OF September, 2013. By: /s/ Toni Kopp, D.C. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA September 20, 27, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2012CA000702GCA THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-16, Plaintiff, vs. JOSE T. GAIPO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSE T. GAIPO; ELLEN J. GAIPO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ELLEN J. GAIPO; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); SUN 'N LAKE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: LOT 89, BLOCK 19, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A -4104 Capri St. Sebring, FL 33872 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M. on October 16, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 13th day of September, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 (voice), (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. 75584 dcs September 20, 27, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 282009CA000045XXAXMX DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR LONG BEACH MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-1, Plaintiff, vs. CAROL WELLER, et. al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 8, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282009CA000045XXAXMX of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR LONG BEACH MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-1, is the Plaintiff and CAROL WELLER; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CAROL A. WELLER; BAN K OF AMERICA, N.A.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 are the Defendant(s). Robert Germaine as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 AT 11:00 A.M. on October 23, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 74, COUNTRY CLUB LAKE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 44, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 17th day of September, 2013. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k As Deputy Cler k IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863) 534-4690, 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; Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. 13-08220 September 20, 27, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000005 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN A. BISHOP, III; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOHN A. BISHOP, III; SOLIMAR BISHOP; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SOLIMAR BISHOP; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: LOT 7 AND THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 8, BLOCK 54, LAKEWOOD TERRACES SHEET 3, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 94, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A -4506 Sebring Ave. Sebring, FL 33875 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M. on October 16, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 10th day of September, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 (voice), (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. 109757 dcs September 20, 27, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000649 DIVISION: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR AMERICAN HOME MORTGAGE ASSETS TRUST 2006-5, MORTGAGE-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2006-5, Plaintiff, vs. MICHELLE DIVEN FLYNN A/K/A MICHELLE DIVEN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated September 17, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2010-CA-000649 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY,A S TRUSTEE FOR AMERICAN HOME MORTGAGE ASSETS TRUST 2006-5 MORTGAGE-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2006-5, is the Plaintiff and MICHELLE DIVEN FLYNN A/K/A MICHELLE DIVEN, STEPHEN FLYNN, AND LEISURE LAKES HOME OWNERS CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC., are defendants, the Highlands County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 23rd day of October, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 131, BLOCK 3, OF LEISURE LAKES SECTION FOUR A, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 80, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A /K/A 3024 ASH ST., LAKE PLACID, FL 33852-8465 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. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 17th day of September, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk A lbertelli Law A ttorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813)221-4743 10-42949 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, (863) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice of Rescheduled Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel. (863) 402-6591; Fax (863) 402-6664. The above is to be published in the News-Sun 2227 US 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 September 20, 27, 2013 rffntbffnf n frnffn f ffnfffnn nnn nnnfnffnnnbn f bfffnffbf fnbfnb f fn rff nt bf t f tf f rf ntbn rfntfrb btbfntf fbtbf tff fbftbfbnbfb bbbbbbnrbtn brfbbbnbbrftrfb fbbbttnbbtnftfbfrrb ntftffbfntftbbnb trfnt Classifiedtn bfbrbrnfnbnbffbftrb bbttnbbntbntrnbrffbb fnrfntntftbnrfbrfb bfbtbfbf bbfbtntftrfbntnbnn nnntnrnfftnbrbbbrnnf nntnfrbnrrbrbn btfrftrbfntrfbtftb bbtnntbbnftftb bffbnrftrbfrftrbbnnrbb bfntfbbbnrnbbttbf tbrftbnb rfffntbtbt ttn tbnnbbtnfntbntn nbn ttf 1050Legals 1050Legals 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-370 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF MARY M. LUTZI Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Mary M. Lutzi, deceased, whose date of death was June 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 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 September 13, 2013. Personal Representative: Donald Krass 2692 S. Country Club Drive Avon Park, FL 33825 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representatve 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870 By: /s/ E Mark Breed III E. MARK BREED III Florida Bar No. 338702 Email Address: email@example.com September 13, 20, 2013Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155
Page A8News-SunFriday, September 20, 2013www.newssun.co m IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000428 HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR DEUTSCHE ALT-A SECURITIES MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2005-1 Plaintiff, vs. DIMITRIOS LINARDATOS, 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 September 13, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000428 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR DEUTSCHE ALT-A SECURITIES MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2005-1, is the Plaintiff and DIMITRIOS LINARDATOS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DIMITRIOS LINARDATOS, N/K/A JOYCE GODWIN; UNKNOWN TENA NT(S) 1, N/K/A KIM HENDRICKS; AND HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK, are the Defendants, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, on October 16, 2013, the following described property set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 17, in Block 251, of Sun 'N Lake Estates of Sebring, Unit 13, according to the plat thereof as IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-388 IN RE: ESTATE OF CAROL JEANETTE SECOR-CANON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CAROL JEANETTE SECOR-CANON, deceased, whose date of death was August 2, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, 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 served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE 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 September 13, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Joyce L. Ricart 4622 Queen Palm Dr. Sebring, Florida 33870 A ttorney for Personal Representative: CLIFFORD M. ABLES III, P.A. 551 SOUTH COMMERCE AVE. SEBRING, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-0112 Fax: (863) 385-2584 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Secondary E-Mail: email@example.com / s/ Brandon S. Craig A ttorney for Joyce L. Ricart Florida Bar Number: 0085800 September 13, 20, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-373 IN RE: ESTATE OF BEN F. HOOVER, JR. Division: Probate Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Ben F. Hoover, Jr., deceased, whose date of death was July 29, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 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) Y EARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 13, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Steven R. Yoder 1850 US Hwy 17 S., Lot Q 11 Avon Park, Florida 33825-8938 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ Charlotte Stone Charlotte C. Stone, Esq. A ttorney for Steven R. Yoder Florida Bar Number: 21297 STONE & WALDER, P.L. 3200 U.S. Hwy 27 S., Suite 307 Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863)402-5424 Fax: (863)402-5425 E-Mail: Charlotte@StoneLawGroupFL.com September 13, 20, 2013 1050Legals Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 DUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404
www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, September 20, 2013Page A9 SCOOTER "STREAMER Mobility Power Chair & Scooter. Brand New Assembled Never used. $850. Call 863-414-1212 7560Medical Supplies& Equipment SEBRING GARAGESALE : All proceeds go to a cancer patient without medical insurance. T.V's, furniture, clothes, and more. Come on down to 4201 Mackerel Dr. Sebring FL to check us out. Saturday possibly Sun. starting at 9 a.m. SEBRING -GARAGE / SIDEWALK SALE! DOWNTOWN at the CIRCLE. OVER 20 VENDORS SEPTEMBER 21ST., 7am 1pm. 7320Garage &Yard Sales VCR TAPESApprox. 45 Assorted! Suspense, Comedy, Horror etc. All Good. $15. 863-402-2285 UPRIGHT VACUUMBAGLESS Completely Reconditioned. 30 Day Guarantee! $25. 863-402-2285 KIDS CHOPPERBIKE, battery operated. $60. Call 863-382-0192 DEHUMIDIFIER -Maytag / Energy Star 45 pint capacity / Digital. Works Excellent. $30. 863-402-2285 COLEMAN LANTERNS(4) DUAL MANTLES. All 4 for $40. Will separate. 863-402-2285 BREAKFAST NOOKTable and Corner Bench. Seats 4, Black. $65 OBO. 863-381-2600 7310Bargain BuysTABLE &4 CHAIRS 4 ft. Table with claw foot, Oak. $175.00 / Couch & Coffee table (oval), 2 End tables (round) glass tops, 2 matching lamps. SET $200. OBO. Call 724-448-3153 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseHIGHLANDS COUNTY Single Family Commercial 1/; 2/2; 3/2. $400 $650 Commercial. $1500. Call 863-452-0101. 6500MiscellaneousRentalsSEBRING 2BR,2BA, laundry room w/W/D incl., office, Florida room, eat in kitchen, carport, C/H/A Nice quiet area across from Wolf Lake, near boat ramp. $700./ mo. 863-617-6231 6300Unfurnished Houses SEBRING 3/2/2,EXECUTIVE HOME. New construction. 10' ceilings, stainless steel appl. including dishwasher & built in microwave, tile & wood floors. Most pets ok. 7524 Sun In Lake Blvd. $850/mo.+ $400 sec. 863-446-7274 SEBRING 3/2,with shed. Includes Lawn Care. $675/mo. + security. Call 863-253-1029 or 863-381-7967. SEBRING 3/2Carva Hills. Central Air/Heat. Nice neighborhood. Large yard. Small Pets ok. $700/mo. + sec. 941-748-2184 SEBRING -3BR, 1BA, Fenced yard All appliances, C/H/A. 1120 Edgemoor Ave. Near Woodlawn Elem. School. $200 Walmart gift card. $595/mo. Call 863-682-3699 AVON PARKLAKES Quiet neighborhood. No pets. $650/month. $500/security. 863-257-0726 AVON PARKClean, 2/2, 1 car garage House in safe, quiet neighborhood. Refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, lawn service. No pets or Smoking. $700/mo. + $700 security. Call 863-452-5024 6300Unfurnished Houses UNIQUE 2NDstory 1 bedroom apt., private porch, lake view, small pet ok, water/laundry included, $450 mo., $250 deposit, flexible calendar. Call Tammy 863-257-4406. BEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING2BR/1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping. $595/mo. 863-381-1861AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING DUPLEX.CUTE 2/1, Tile floors, W/D Hook up, fenced yard, most pets ok. $550/mo.+$300 security. 1926 Theodore. Call 863-446-7274 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsPALM HARBORFACTORY LIQUIDATION SALE 6 models to choose from 1200 sq. ft. up to 2400 sq. ft. 12K OFF! John Lyons @ 800-622-2832 ext 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile Homes 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial SURVEY INSTRUMENTMAN For Local Land Surveying Co. Needs experience operating Topcon Total Station w/Recon & Trimble GPS. Apply in person w/resume at 16 North Lake Ave. Avon Park located on the Lake Ave. side of Hotel Jacaranda. 863-453-4113. SUNSHINE PAYDAY LOANS Full time clerk needed Must be organized and Have excellent Customer Service skills Fax resumes to: 863-678-2170 SHOP SUPERVISOR/MECHANIC to work on farm/ ranch equipment, diesel and gasoline engines, fleet maintenance, fabrication and electrical. Computer skills needed. Florida Driver License required. Pay based on experience. Drug-free workplace. Apply in person from 8am-11am & 1pm-4pm Monday thru Friday @ 109 Arron Drive, Lake Placid, FL 863-465-2821 CAREER OPPORTUNITY,Turner Furniture is seeking a highly motivated Furniture Sales Associate. Sales exp. pref. Unlimited earning potential, medical benefits avail. Please submit resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org SEBRING UPSCALESALON Needs Hair Dressers & Massage Therapist. Established Salon moved to new location. Reasonable Booth Rental Call 863-385-2728 or 863-414-6903 SATELLITE INSTALLATIONTECH Needed, must have Truck / Van & basic tools, will train. Send resume to: email@example.com RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION COORDINATOR (FT) Application deadline: Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132. EA/EO. PICKUP &DELIVERY DRIVER/Thrift Store worker Part time to full time. Primarily for pickup and delivery of donated items; also assist with other duties at thrift store. Must have a clean driving record. Apply in person at NU-HOPE Elder Care Services,Inc. 6414 U.S. 27 South, Sebring. EOE DFWP Level II Background screening. LOCAL DRIVERWANTED P/T seasonal for Parcel Delivery must have at least 1 year of prior driving experience within the last 3 yrs. of driving commercial cargo van or larger. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass background and drug screening, must be able to lift 70lbs., be dependable and 21 yrs. or older. Send resume or go to Heartland Workforce. DR'S OFFICEin Lake Placid seeking MEDICAL ASSISTANT. Send reply to Box 128, The News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring FL,33870. BUILDING MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (FT) Application deadline: 10/3/13. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132. EA/EO/VETERAN'S PREF. 2 P/TPositions 1) Administrative Clerical Off. Mgr. 1) Lounge Mgr. Work & Personal ref. req. Fax resume to 863-465-4233 or call 863-465-0975 9am 1pm. LP Am. Llegion Post 25.DOCTORS CHOICEHH Medicare Agency Needing RN LPN PT OT MSW HHA Excellent Pay & Benefits For new Sebring office Fax resume 941-727-4112 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentFOUND FEMALEGolden Retriever Across from Veterans Beach. Older, thin, clipped hair. Call 863-386-4383 1200Lost & FoundCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day y our ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us: 314-9876 News-Sun Classified 1100Announcements NOTICE OF SALE The following vehicle will be sold at public sale or auction to satisfy lien pursuant to Chapter 713.78(2) of the Florida Statutes at 10:00 a.m. on A t 1118 WEIGLE AVE., Sebring, Florida 33870. SALE DATE 10/08/13 2000 CHEVY VIN # 1G1NE52J4Y6119181 1993 NISSAN VIN # JN1EB31P1PU220959 September 20, 2013 recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 71, of the 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 (Voice) or (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at Highlands County, Florida, this 13th day of September, 2013. Robert W. Germaine, Clerk Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk WWR #10082507 September 20, 27, 2013 1050Legals Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 Classified ads get fast results Classified ads get fast results *****PLEASE USE FILLER***************AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00032008 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00032009
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By HANNAH WALLER News-Sun CorrespondentLAKE PLACID The t ension in Lake Placid H igh Schools gym was so t hick you could cut it with a knife as arch rivals Lake P lacid and Avon Park s tepped onto the volleyball c ourt Tuesday night. Both undefeated in dist rict play, the two H ighlands County volleyb all teams have been close c ompetitors on the volleyb all court for years, but it w as the Lake Placid D ragons who came out w ith a win of 3-1 over the R ed Devils. Lake Placid started off w ith service but the first p oint of the match went to A von Park. The Lady Dragons r esponded to that with a q uick eight-point run, with B reauna Corley getting a s pike and two blocks. By the time the Dragons h ad 18 points, the Red D evils were trailing far b ehind with only 8. Those numbers didnt s eem to sit well with Avon P ark, and it didnt take t hem long to shrink the gap f rom a 10-point gap to only a two-point lead for the D ragons, making the score n ow 18-16. This impressive comeb ack forced the Lady D ragons to pick up their g ame, and the final score o f the first set was 25-23. The Red Devils were once again first to make it on the scoreboard, but after a kill by Corley, the scoreboard read 2-1 with Avon Park in the lead. It seemed like a game of tag was occurring as points were traded back and forth between the two teams before reaching a score of 19-15, with Lake Placid ahead. Kills by Corley and Bella Caraballo got the score up to 21-15. But again, Avon Park wasted no time catching up to the Dragons after a block by Avon Parks Marina Torres and a wellplaced kill by Imani Tate, making the score 24-21. The fact that it was set point didnt seem to faze the Red Devils, as an extremely long volley between the two teams was finally finished with a kill by Avon Parks Otaysha Smith. Another point for Avon Park tied up the score, but a spike by Lake Placids Jacalyn Baldwin and a mishit by Avon Park finished the set 26-24. Athree-point run by Avon Park started out the third set, but was cut short with a spike by Corley. Neither team seemed to be able to get a grasp of things as points flipped back and forth, with Avon Parks Torres and Lake Placids Corley often at the front to finish the point off. Lake Placid struggled to stay up with the Lady Well, here it is, the third week of September, and the beginning for many of us to start fishing for crappie, or as the locals call them, specks. Ive been getting reports for the last few weeks of good crappie catches in Lake Istokpoga and Lake June as well as a few of the smaller lakes. Jigs, tipped with a minnow in 4-6of water have been working well, particularly on the south end of the big lake near the spillway. Acouple of guys showed me pictures last week of a 15 crappie, as well as a number of 13 and 14 inch fish theyd taken on deer hair jigs and minnows earlier this month from Istokpoga. Last year I started fishing for Crappie in midSeptember at Lake Isokpoga and I was able to find good, quality fish all over the north end of the lake. I like to fish with crappie rigs two snelled, long shank hooks with a weight on the bottom, drifting with a couple of rods in 4-6of water. I was catching most of them during the day, from about 9 a.m. to Noon, although Im sure the bite would have been better after dark. I did fish into the evening a couple of nights in October but the bugs were so bad that even with a headgear made of mosquito netting, theyd drive me off the water. The three lakes I fished for crappie last year and early this year were Lake Istokpoga, Lake Glenada and Lake Lotela. I know there are strong crappie populations in many other lakes in Highlands County, but of these three lakes, the largest crappies I caught came out of Lake Istokpoga. I fished there from September through the end of November and then switched over to Lake Glenada and Lake Lotela. The fish werent as large in Lotela and Glenada but they were much more plentiful. Although to be fair, I fished these two lakes after dark. The bugs were bad a few nights, but if there was any wind at all, the bugs were manageable and after the first hour theyd pretty much settle down and leave you alone. What was interesting is that in Lake Istokpoga I drift fished with crappie rigs in 46of water while at Glenad a and Lotela, I typically anchored in 2224of water and let the fish come to me. Bob Scranton of Avon Park would often take his boat and meet me at Lotela, setting up between 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Wed fish fairly close to each other and typically catch a few before dark, but once the sun went down the real action would get starte d. My depthfinder is set to beep when it scans a fish and by 6:30 p.m., it would be beeping like crazy as one school of crappies would swim by, followed by anoth er and another. We did catch a few really nice 13 inchers, but most were in the 10 to 12 rang e. Fishing with the crappie rig is a lot of fun and its not unusual to catch two crappies at the same time on the same rod. If theyre big ones it will feel like a real monster bringing them up from a 20+ depth. So get out your light action spinning rods and pick up some minnows. Its time to get out there and cash in on one of the best eating fish in Florida. Wednesday, Sept. 11, Bass Tournament We had seven boats show up for last Wednesdays bass tournament on Lake Jackso n. Everyone caught fish and most everyone weighed in their three-fish limit. Lots of fish are being caught on this lake but most S PORTS B SECTION News-Sun Friday, September 20, 2013 Sebring at LaBelle 7 p.m., Cowboy StadiumSebring 2-1, lost to Hardee, 21-0. LaBelle 1-2, lost to Lemon Bay, 56-21.Lake Placid at Golden Gate 7 p.m., Titan StadiumLake Placid 1-1, lost 44-7 to Cardinal Mooney Golden Gate -2, lost to Barron Collier, 42-13. Avon Park at Cardinal Mooney 7 p.m., Ed Smith StadiumAvon Park 0-3, lost 48-0 at Fort Meade Cardinal Mooney 3-0, beat Lake Placid 44-7. Friday Night Football Fishin Around... Don Norton Crappie Season is already here? Dan Hoehne/News-Sun J ada Spano of Brandon rises up for the Lady Panthers Tuesday night as South Florida gave Polk State all it could handle. By BRITTANY WHITTINGTON News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK Progress is surely being made and the results are beginning to show as the young South Florida volleyball squad is looking poised to make some noise. The Lady Panthers were back in action at home Tuesday night against Polk State after a long two weeks on the road, which included a rare win over a perennially tough Daytona State College team. Although they came up empty handed, they battled tooth and nail to the very end; and were even able to steal a set away from the Eagles. It was a slow start for the Panthers with Polk starting off with a run, but back-toback kills put them on the board trailing 7-3. Anice assisted block between Evin Foster, from Stuart, FL, and Madison Bitton, from Clinton, UT, added another score for South Florida. In the blink of an eye, the Panthers were tied up at 10 with the Eagles after a kill from Houston Texan Jasmine Kelly. Slowly, South Florida began to pull away from Polk and an ace by Abbey Rouch put the Panthers up 13-11, forcing the Eagles to call a timeout. There was no stopping the persistent Panthers as they continued to put up points on the board with the score now 14-12, but Polk gained a little momentum and tied the score at 15, causing the Panthers to use their first timeout. The momentum slowly shifted more and more towards the Eagles and they were able to take away the first set 25-18. South Florida came out strong and looking for a win in the second set. An assisted block between Jada Spano, from Brandon, and Bitton put the Panthers up 3-2. Multiple kills by Brianna Ballow, from Elkhart, IN, tied the score at 10. After these consecutive points, South Florida began to slowly ease away and in ch closer to taking the second set. The Eagles took a timeout at 16-14 to try and slow the run, but were unsuccessful when South Florida retaliated with another assisted block between Foster and Kelly, making the score now 20-14. Polk was able to score a few points to catch up, but a timeout called by head coac h Kim Crawford stopped the run at 21-17. South Florida was just tw o points away from victory when another timeout was called by Polk State at 23Lady Panthers are on the prowl See CRAPPIE, Page B3 See SFSC, Page B4 Dan Hoehne/News-Sun files Lake Placids Bella Caraballo came up with some big hits in Tuesdays district showdown with Avon Park. Dragons edge past Devils See MATCH, Page B4 Page B3
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. They need the challenge of a full court and higher goals. William E. Lewis and Associates have donated the NBA-style fiberglass goals. Bevis Construction and Concrete has once again partnered with the program to provide the labor for this considerable project. STR8 UPis seeking to raise $7,500 for 80 yards of concrete. STR8 UPis asking for donations towards the goal one quarter of a yard of concrete is $25, half a yard is $50, and one yard of concrete is $100. All donations are welcome. Please make checks payable to STR8 UPYouth Ministry P.O. Box 654 Lake Placid, FL33862 or PayPal can be used from their website www.str8up.org.Excel Volleyball ClinicsAVON PARK South Florida State Volleyball coach Kim Crawford will be offering four 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. The clinics will meet in the Panther Gym at SFSC on Saturdays Sept. 21 and Oct. 5 and 12, from 9-11 a.m. each day. The clinic is perfect for middle-school athletes preparing for the school season. Private, specialized training sessions with Coach Crawford will be available immediately following each clinic, from 11 a.m.-Noon, at $20 per athlete. For more information, contact Crawford at (863) 385-2377, or at firstname.lastname@example.org .Coz Youth BowlingLAKE PLACID Cozs Youth Bowling League of Lake Placid, for ages 7 and up, started 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 email@example.com or call 414-7702, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 4712134.Golf FORE HomesSEBRING Mountain Top Productions presents the 2013 Golf FORE Homes tournament on Saturday Sept. 21, at the Country Club of Sebrin g. The event benefits Highlands County Habitat for Humanity and the Masons Ridge project. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Four-person teams will be flighted by handicap. Entry fee includes a complimentary practice round, continental breakfast, goodie bags, prizes, snacks and beverages on the course and lunch and award s following play. A$2,000 hole-in-one is being sponsored by Cohan Radio Group and a chance to win a new vehicle is being sponsorted by Alan Jay Automotive Network. Entry fee is $260 per team, or $300 f or team and hole sponsorship. Download entry form at www.habitathighlands.org. Contact Habitat for Humanity at 3857156 for additional information, or email team information to email@example.com.Rally for the Cure TennisSEBRING The Highlands County Tennis Association (HCTA) will host its fourth annual Rally for the Cure tennis event at the Thakkar Tennis Center in the Country Club of Sebring Saturday, Oct. 26. Sign-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and play promptly at 9 a.m. The format is mens and womens do ubles. Each eight-game match will be played with a different partner against differen t opponents. In addition to fun tennis, participants will receive goodie bags, have opportun ities to win prizes and drawings, and receive a free annual subscription to a magazine of their choice. Lunch will be provided by Chicanes, Edible Arrangements and HCTAmembers. This event is a great way for men and women of all ages and levels of play to enjoy the game, to meet other tennis players, and to support a worthy cause. All proceeds go to the Rally for the Cure and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, a major fundraiser for breast cancer research and education. The registration fee is $25. To register or for more information, contact Judy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-214-3996. Please preregister by October 21. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston 9261.601 Tampa Bay8368.5508 Baltimore8170.53610 New York8072.52611.5 Toronto6982.45722 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit 8864.579 Cleveland8270.5396 Kansas City8072.5268 Minnesota6586.43022.5 Chicago6092.39528 West Division WLPctGB Oakland8963.586 Texas 8269.5436.5 Los Angeles7478.48715 Seattle 6785.44122 Houston51101.33638 ___ Tuesdays Games Toronto 2, N.Y. Yankees 0 Detroit 6, Seattle 2 Baltimore 3, Boston 2 Texas 7, Tampa Bay 1 Cincinnati 10, Houston 0 Cleveland 5, Kansas City 3 Chicago White Sox 4, Minnesota 3 Oakland 2, L.A. Angels 1 Wednesdays Games Minnesota 4, Chicago White Sox 3 L.A. Angels 5, Oakland 4, 11 innings N.Y. Yankees 4, Toronto 3 Seattle 8, Detroit 0 Baltimore 5, Boston 3, 12 innings Tampa Bay 4, Texas 3, 12 innings Cincinnati 6, Houston 5, 13 innings Kansas City 7, Cleveland 2 Thursdays Games Seattle at Detroit, late Houston at Cleveland, late N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, late Baltimore at Boston, late Texas at Tampa Bay, late Minnesota at Oakland, late Fridays Games Houston (Oberholtzer 4-3) at Cleveland (McAllister 8-9), 7:05 p.m. San Francisco (Lincecum 10-13) at N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 13-13), 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Rienzo 2-2) at Detroit (Scherzer 19-3), 7:08 p.m. Baltimore (Hammel 7-8) at Tampa Bay (Price 8-8), 7:10 p.m. Toronto (Rogers 5-7) at Boston (Lester 14-8), 7:10 p.m. Texas (M.Perez 9-5) at Kansas City (E.Santana 9-9), 8:10 p.m. Minnesota (A.Albers 2-3) at Oakland (Colon 16-6), 10:05 p.m. Seattle (E.Ramirez 5-2) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 10-8), 10:05 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Cabrera, DET524100182.347 Trout, LAA561108185.330 Mauer, MIN44562144.324 A. Beltre, TEX58781186.317 Cano, NYY57080177.311 HOME RUNS Davis, BAL 51 Cabrera, DET44 Encarnacion, TOR36 Trumbo, LAA34 Dunn, CHW 32 RUNS BATTED IN Davis, BAL 134 Cabrera, DET134 Encarnacion, TOR104 Cano, NYY 104 Fielder, DET102 Jones, BAL 102 WON-LOST Scherzer, DET19-3 Wilson, LAA17-6 Colon, OAK16-6 Tillman, BAL16-6 Moore, TB 15-3 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Sanchez, DET2.51 Colon, OAK2.73 Iwakuma, SEA2.76 Darvish, TEX2.79 Scherzer, DET2.95 SAVES J. Johnson, BAL47 Rivera, NYY 44 Holland, K-C43 Nathan, TEX 39 Balfour, OAK38 Reed, CHW 38NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta 9062.592 Washington8171.5339 Philadelphia7181.46719 New York6883.45021.5 Miami 5696.36834 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis8963.586 Pittsburgh8765.5722 Cincinnati8766.5692.5 Milwaukee6883.45020.5 Chicago6389.41426 West Division WLPctGB Los Angeles8765.572 Arizona 7774.5109.5 San Diego7180.47015.5 San Francisco7082.46117 Colorado6984.45118.5 ___ Tuesdays Games Washington 6, Atlanta 5, 1st game Washington 4, Atlanta 0, 2nd game Philadelphia 6, Miami 4 San Diego 5, Pittsburgh 2 San Francisco 8, N.Y. Mets 5 Milwaukee 4, Chicago Cubs 3 Cincinnati 10, Houston 0 St. Louis 11, Colorado 4 L.A. Dodgers 9, Arizona 3 Wednesdays Games Atlanta 5, Washington 2 Miami 4, Philadelphia 3, 10 innings San Diego 3, Pittsburgh 2 N.Y. Mets 5, San Francisco 4 Milwaukee 7, Chicago Cubs 0 Cincinnati 6, Houston 5, 13 innings St. Louis 4, Colorado 3 Arizona 9, L.A. Dodgers 4 Thursdays Games San Diego at Pittsburgh, late San Francisco at N.Y. Mets, late Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, late St. Louis at Colorado, late L.A. Dodgers at Arizona, late Miami at Washington, late Fridays Games Atlanta (Maholm 10-10) at Chicago Cubs (S.Baker 0-0), 2:20 p.m. Cincinnati (Latos 14-6) at Pittsburgh (Liriano 16-7), 7:05 p.m. Miami (Ja.Turner 3-7) at Washington (Zimmermann 18-8), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Matsuzaka 1-3) at Philadelphia (Hamels 8-13), 7:05 p.m. San Francisco (Lincecum 10-13) at N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 13-13), 7:05 p.m. Arizona (Delgado 5-6) at Colorado (Chacin 13-9), 8:10 p.m. St. Louis (S.Miller 14-9) at Milwaukee (Hellweg 1-4), 8:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Volquez 9-11) at San Diego (Erlin 2-3), 10:10 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Cuddyer, COL46872155.331 C. Johnson, ATL48350158.327 McCutchen, PIT55193180.327 Carpenter, STL586119190.324 Werth, WAS43078139.323 HOME RUNS Goldschmidt, ARI34 Alvarez, PIT 33 Bruce, CIN 30 Brown, PHL 27 J. Upton, ATL26 Gonzalez, COL26 RUNS BATTED IN Goldschmidt, ARI118 Bruce, CIN 103 Phillips, CIN101 Freeman, ATL100 Gonzalez, LAD98 WON-LOST Zimmermann, WAS18-8 Wainwright, STL17-9 De La Rosa, COL16-6 Liriano, PIT16-7 Greinke, LAD15-3 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Kershaw, LAD1.94 Fernandez, MIA2.19 Harvey, NYM2.27 Greinke, LAD2.75 Bumgarner, SF2.83 SAVES Kimbrel, ATL48 Soriano, WAS41 Mujica, STL 37 Chapman, CIN37 Romo, SF 35AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England2001.0003631 Miami2001.0004730 Buffalo110.5004546 N.Y. Jets110.5002830 South WLTPctPFPA Houston2001.0006152 Indianapolis110.5004141 Tennessee110.5004039 Jacksonville020.0001147 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore110.5004155 Cincinnati110.5004134 Pittsburgh020.0001936 Cleveland020.0001637 West WLTPctPFPA Kansas City2001.0004518 Denver2001.0009050 Oakland110.5003630 San Diego110.5006161NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Dallas110.5005248 Philadelphia110.5006360 N.Y. Giants020.0005477 Washington020.0004771 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans2001.0003931 Atlanta110.5004847 Carolina020.0003036 Tampa Bay020.0003134 North WLTPctPFPA Chicago2001.0005551 Detroit110.5005549 Green Bay110.5006654 Minnesota020.0005465 West WLTPctPFPA Seattle2001.0004110 St. Louis110.5005155 San Francisco110.5003757 Arizona110.5004948 ___ Thursdays Game Kansas City at Philadelphia, late Sundays Games San Diego at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Arizona at New Orleans, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Dallas, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Houston at Baltimore, 1 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Carolina, 1 p.m. Detroit at Washington, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at New England, 1 p.m. Green Bay at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Atlanta at Miami, 4:05 p.m. Indianapolis at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m. Jacksonville at Seattle, 4:25 p.m. Buffalo at N.Y. Jets, 4:25 p.m. Chicago at Pittsburgh, 8:30 p.m. Mondays Game Oakland at Denver, 8:40 p.m. (x-if necessary)CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS(Best-of-3) EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlanta vs. Washington Thursday, Sept. 19: Washington at Atlanta, late Saturday, Sept. 21: Atlanta at Washington, 7 p.m. x-Monday, Sept. 23: Washington at Atlanta, TBA Chicago vs. Indiana Friday Sept. 20: Indiana at Chicago, 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22: Chicago at Indiana, 3 p.m. x-Tuesday, Sept. 24: Indiana at Chicago, TBA WESTERN CONFERENCE Minnesota vs. Seattle Friday, Sept. 20: Seattle at Minnesota, 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22: Minnesota at Seattle, 5 p.m. x-Tuesday, Sept. 24: Seattle at Minnesota, TBA Los Angeles vs. Phoenix Thursday, Sept. 19: Phoenix at Los Angeles, late Saturday, Sept. 21: Los Angeles at Phoenix, 10 p.m. x-Monday, Sept. 23: Phoenix at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League DETROIT TIGERSAnnounced Toledo (IL) manager Larry Parrish will return next season. KANSAS CITY ROYALSPlaced LHP Danny Duffy on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sept. 8 and 1B Carlos Pena on the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Yordano Ventura from Omaha (PCL). Recalled 3B Irving Falu and LHP Chris Dwyer from Omaha (PCL). TAMPA BAY RAYSTransferred OF Brandon Guyer to the 60-day DL. Recalled SS Tim Beckham from Durham (IL). Selected the contract of OF Freddy Guzman from Durham. TORONTO BLUE JAYSPlaced 1B Edwin Encarnacion and LHP Brett Cecil on the 15-day DL.FOOTBALLNational Football League NFLReduced the one-game suspension of Tampa Bay S Dashon Goldson to a $100,000 fine. Fined Tennessee S Bernard Pollard $42,000 for his hit on Houston WR Andre Johnson. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Football at Golden Gate,7 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.McKeel Academy,6/7:30 p.m.; Swim vs.Avon Park,5:30 p.m.; Boys Golf at DeSoto,Bluffs,4 p.m.; Girls Golf vs.DeSoto,4 p.m.; Cross Country hosts meet,4:30 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball at Hardee,6/7:30 p.m.; Swim at All Saints,Winter Haven,5:30 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Football at LaBelle,7 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Golf at All Saints,3:30 p.m.; Girls Golf at Jenkins,4 p.m.; Swim at Lake Gibson,5:30 p.m. THURSDAY: JVFootball at Frostproof,7 p.m.; Boys Golf vs.Lake Gibson,Jenkins,4 p.m. SFSC FRIDAY: Baseball hosts Tri-Weekend,vs.St.Petersburg,11 a.m.,vs.State College of Florida,4 p.m. SATURDAY: Softball hosts Tr-Weekend,vs.Panthers Clint,11 a.m.,vs.Palm Beach State College,1 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at State College of Florida,7 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Football at Cardinal Mooney,7 p.m. MONDAY: Girls Golf vs.Auburndale,4 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Mulberry,6/7:30 p.m.; Swim at Lake Placid,5:30 p.m. C A N A D I A N F O O T B A L L L E A G U E F R I D A Y 8 p m Edmonton at Winnipeg. . . . . . . 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By FRED GOODALL Associated PressTAMPA Tampa Bays D ashon Goldson is proud of h is reputation as a hard-hitt ing safety, but concedes it b others him that theres a g rowing perception that hes a dirty player. Im an aggressive player, w e all know that. My intent ion is to never to go out and h urt anybody, the seventhy ear pro said Wednesday a fter the NFLreduced his o ne-game suspension for a h elmet-to-helmet hit on S aints running back Darren S proles to a $100,000 fine. I try to keep my hits w ithin the rules. Thats what I m going to do week in and w eek out, Goldson added. Im going to try to get guys o n the ground. But at the s ame time, Ive got to be c areful. The decision by Matt B irk, who handles appeals of d iscipline of on-field punishm ent for players for the l eague and NFLPlayers A ssociation, allows Goldson t o practice this week and p lay Sunday at New E ngland. The appeal went OK. I sat there and had a good argument, I felt, said Goldson, who suspended one game without pay Monday for flagrant and repeat violations of NFLsafety rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players. I explained my side, and they went and explained the rules. We met halfway on the deal pretty much, the twotime Pro Bowl selection said. The good thing is Im not suspended. I get to play this week, which was the most important thing. Goldson was flagged for unnecessary roughness in last weeks game against New Orleans for the hit, one of three helmet-to-helmet penalties called against the Buccaneers. Defensive end Adrian Clayborn was called for a head shot on quarterback Drew Brees, and safety Ahmad Black drew a penalty for hitting tight end Jimmy Graham in the helmet. The unnecessary roughness call on Goldson for hitting Sproles was the second against the safety in two weeks, and his fifth overall since 2011. Hes had a lot of those. He certainly has no regard for the rules in the middle. Hes going after guysheads. You can see it, Brees said. Obviously, $100,000 is a pretty hefty fine. And Im sure if it continues to happen itll be even greater punishment than that. Brees also was critical of Blacks hit on Graham, which came on an incompletion. I know its tough playing the safety position in the middle. Things happen fast, Brees said. But then again, theres some instances where you can see it was pretty obvious a guy was going at another guys head. And that happened on at least two occasions in our game. Since the start of the 2010 season, Goldson has drawn a league-high 15 major penalties, including three for unsportsmanlike conduct. Birk upheld a $30,000 fine for another Goldson hit two weeks ago against New York Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland. Ive got to take my shots when they present themselves, but theyve got to be clean. No launching, of course. No hats on hats, making sure I get the guy down and do it properly, Goldson said. I know theres going to be a lot of eyes on me from now on. And thats ok, he added. Ive just got to be smart. Im not trying to hurt our team. Im definitely not trying to hurt myself or another player. Commissioner Roger Goodell said he had not yet seen Birks decision, but noted that Goldson received a substantial fine that shows a violation of the rule has consequences. Players are adapting to the rules and techniques, Goodell said, adding the culture doesnt change overnight. Goldson was an All-Pro last season with San Francisco, helping the 49ers reach the Super Bowl. He joined Tampa Bay as a free agent, signing a fiveyear, $41.25 million contract. If the seventh-year pros suspension had been upheld it would have cost Goldson $264,705 in salary. Coach Greg Schiano welcomed the news that Goldson would be able to play Sunday. Dashons become a big part of our defense, obviously. Its great that we have him back. Were fortunate, the coach said, adding the coaching staff will continue to work with players and make sure they adhere to the rules. I dont want to be in this position. I know he doesnt want to be in this position, Schiano said. Its something weve got to work very har d on. ... Weve got to get it corrected because we cant afford to lose him, and we want to play the game with in the rules. The Bucs have committed a league-high 23 penalties for 220 yards in two games. Theyve been flagged for six personal fouls five for helmet-to-helmet contact an d the other for a late hit on Jets quarterback Geno Smith. Golf Hammock Last Monday, Sept. 16, the Mezza Group played Individual golf using Pro-Am Points. Jim Gulick scored plus 6 in A group for first place and Travis Fore came in second place with plus 2. In B group Doug Haire came in first place with plus 4 and Joe Hyzny in second place with plus 3. There was a tie for first place in C group between Richard Lucas and Jim Daigneault at minus 2. There was a three-way tie in D group at plus 3 between Jack Stafford, Pete Mezza and Joe Hamilton. Tony Frances scored plus 3 to take first place in E group and Bob Hughes came in second place with plus 1. In F group Dave Hankinson had plus 6 for first place and Ken Porter came in second place with plus 2. In G group Larry Spry came in first place with plus 2 and Ron Geouque in second place at even. Next week the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock beginning at 7:45 a.m. For more information, call Pete at 382-1280.Harder Hall The Mens Interclub tournament took place on Monday, Sept. 9 and saw Harder Hall take top team honors with +30. Golf Hammock was next at +24, followed by Sun N Lake at +22, Country Club of Sebring at +18, Pinecrest at +16, River Greens at +14, Sebring Municipal at +13, Bluffs at +12 and Highlands Ridge at +1. Individually, in A Flight, George Beres of Sun N Lake took first with +10, followed by a tie for second between Sebring Municipals Mike Lingenfelder and Sun N Lakes Bill Norcross at +4. Jim Corine, of the Muni, took fourth in the flight at +3. In B Flight, Golf Hammocks Gar Galle was first with +9, while Pinecrests Tom Hokenson was second with +7. Chuck Ford, of the Country Club of Sebring, was third at +6, with John Scott of Sebring Municipal fourth at +4. C Flight saw Bob Coleman of Harder Hall take first with +8, and another tie for second had Joe Hyzny of the Country Club and Chuck Rafatti of Sun N Lakes at +7 each. Bob Trier of Golf Hammock was fourth at +5. Gene Josey of Pinecrest won D Flight with a +6, followed closely by Highlands Ridges Brad Milsaps +5 for second. Pinecrest also took third in the flight, with Bill Ringo bringing in a +4, and Randy ONeil of the Country Club, Ron Jenson of River Greens and Dennis Berard of Golf Hammock all tied for fourth with +3. Closest to the pin saw Don Lamb of the Country Club of Sebring win A Flight, Chuck Ford of Pinecrest top B Flight, Josef Curiel of Sebring Municipal win C Flight and Jerry Havener of Harder Hall take D Flight. For longest drive, Mike Lingenfelder of the Municipal won A Flight, Keith Strickland of Pinecrest take B Flight, Jan Nigh of Golf Hammock top C Flight and Brad Milsap of Highlands Ridge win D Flight.Lake June WestA Mixed Scramble was played on Thursday, Sept. 12. The team of John and Gloria Huggett, Charlotte Mathew and Betty Billau came in first with a 56, while Dick Denhart, along with Larry and Chris Heath, teamed up for a 60 and second place. Taking third, with a 64, was the team of Margaret Schultz, Joanne McGill, Don Boulton and John Ruffo. In closest to the pin on the day, John Hugget got to 31-feet, 4-inches from No. 4 and to 14-feet, 10inches from No. 2. Margaret Schultz hit to 10-feet, 8-inches from No. 8. The Mens League hit the course on Wednesday, Sept. 11 and saw Dick Denhart, Norm Grubbs, Fred Neer and Larry Heath score a 45 for the win. Dick Reaney, Don Boulton, Jack Maginnis and John Ruffo combined for a 55 and second place. Reaney hit to an even 27 feet from No. 2 and Maginnis to 5-feet, 6-inches from No. 8.Placid Lakes The Mens Golf Association played a One Best Ball tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The trio of Lane Capp, Jack Hoerner and Bob Sheets came in first with a 16, while Bob McMillian, Ed Bartusch and Wayne Wood were second at -13. Coming in third, with a -10, were Russ Isaacs, Jack Marceau and Bud Snyder. The final standings for teh Mens Summer Business League showed Terry Coyne taking first in Flight 1, followed by Travis Harstine, Tony Mendez, Chris Hutchinson, Tom Janeczek, Larry Bush, Jack Marceau, Dana Harris, Vern McCoy and Jeff Harstine to round out the top ten. In Flight 2, Billy Bonecutter came out on top, followed by Scott Baker, Ron MacPherson, Dennis Rutledge, Jim DeRosa, Rick Jacks, Bill Johnson, Scott Canady, Tom Nemeth and Dave Thomas.SpringLake On Tuesday, Sept. 17, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association held a Four Man Team, 3 Best Balls competition on a newly aerated Cougar Trail golf course. There were four evenly matched teams competing. The team winning first place, with a net of handicap total of 187 strokes, included Rick Nelson, Vern Hoffman, Bob Rogers and Pat Shatney. Second place went to Jan Hard, Ed Clay, Jay Payne and Dan Porter, who scored 197 strokes. Third place was awarded to Joe Austin, Charlie Keniston, Jim Foote and Dave Docherty, based on their 200 strokes. MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 3.639"; 3"; Black; tv p/u; 0 0 0 3 2 1 7 2 www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, September 20, 2013 Page B3 a re in the 14-15 size range. Nick DeSanta and Roy C lark won the event with t hree fish weighing 6.50 p ounds, followed by Paul T ardiff with 6.32 pounds and D wight Ameling and Bob S tanley with 5.76 pounds. It was pretty tough fishing l ater in the morning with g ale force winds and rain f orcing most of us off the l ake early as the storm hit h ardest around 11:30 a.m. I caught a lot of bass but j ust couldnt find any big f ish. Friday, Sept. 13, Bass T ournament We had a few more boats j oin us on Friday the 13th at L ake Glenada. Although one of my f avorite big bass lakes, this l ake has been tough over the l ast couple of months for me and I was looking at trying a new strategy. Burt Watkins of Avon Park was my partner for the day and I shared with him that unlike the past few tournaments when Id fished a Bass Assassin or flipped the reeds with a Yum Dinger, today Id be throwing a white spinner bait with oversized, silver willow-leaf blades. On my fifth or sixth cast I was rewarded with a 4 3/4-lb largemouth, and a few minutes later, a chunky bass just under 3 pounds. Just as I was congratulating myself with picking the right lure for the day, Burt hooked into a good fish weighing almost 4 1/2 lbs with my go-to bait, a Bass Assassin Silver Phantom. So by 8 a.m., only 30 minutes into the tournament, we figured we had about 11 pounds and even if we didnt add any weight, it would surely be enough to win. Seeing as how it was my birthday, that seemed like a pretty good present. Although we did catch quite a few more bass throughout the rest of the morning, we never added to our weight and with great confidence, we carried our fish up to the scales to weigh them in. The total was 11.38 pounds, and then Dwight Ameling and Bob Stanley brought their fish to the scales and I knew as I looked into their bag, we were in trouble. Dwight and Bob had a nice 5 pounder, one around 4 1/2 pounds and a third just over 3 pounds. Their winning weight 12.02 pounds. The funny part to the story is they caught one of the larger fish at 11:30 a.m. and their biggest; the 5 pounder on what Dwight called his last cast. Nevertheless, it was a good tournament with some nice fish caught and released and everybody had a good time. And it was still a pretty good birthday for me. By the way, were only fishing a couple more Friday tournaments on Lake Glenada. Beginning on Friday, Oct. 4, we will be holding our Friday tournament on Dinner Lake. Lake Placid Team Trail The Lake Placid Team Trail held its first tournament of the 2013-2014 season on Lake June, Sunday, Sept. 15. I fished the event with Paul Tardiff and we had a total of 15 boats fish the event. The winning team of Converse and Frosour won with five bass weighing in at 18.82 pounds. They also won big bass with a 6.99 lb lunker. The team of Bennett and Moore came in second with 14.59 lbs and third place went to the team of George and Balog with 12.26 lbs. Fishing was tough for us. Paul knows the lake well and we fished a number of tree piles all day but couldnt catch anything but small fish. We weighed in five fish but we were a long way from the winning weight. The guys did a great job of running a truly professional tournament. Id have gotten some pic tures but a storm hit just as we were weighing in our fi sh and everybody scattered pretty quickly. Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He lives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie, and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He is also the owner of REDS II, a full-service fishing tackle store located at 3603 Sebring Parkway, in Sebring, FL. You can reach him at 863-273-4998 or by email at email@example.com. Visit his American Fisherman Facebook page or his website at theamericanfisherman.com. or stop by the store to see him in person. Continued from B1 Crappie season coming, Bass Tournaments still going Goldsons suspension reduced to $100,000 on appeal
GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 9/20/13; 0 0 0 3 2 4 2 5 Page B4 News-SunFriday, September 20, 2013 www.newssun.com 1 7. Two kills were counted as t he last two points for the P anthers with the first comi ng from Ballow at 24-17 a nd the final from Spano at 2 5-19. The third set would be s imilar to the first with the P anthers trailing the Eagles e arly on. The first timeout was used w ith the Eagles up 14-9, but S outh Florida still stayed on t he tail of the Eagles. ABitton kill would keep t he Lady Panthers alive still t railing 15-12. Crawford called a timeout a fter Polk went on a 3-1 run i n hopes to shift momentum. Another Ballow kill added a nother points for the P anthers making the score 1 8-14. The Panthers were slowly creeping their way back up to the lead with a 6-2 run over the Eagles, forcing Polk to call a timeout at 2220. An assisted block by Spano and Kelly closed the gap by one making the score 22-21. Akill from Spano would be counted as the last score for the Panthers with them down 25-23. The fourth set would be an almost replica of the third with the Panthers trailing but battling back to make it a nail-biting finish with the score 26-24. With our starting libero out, Darby Jones (from Okechobee), we had to make some adjustments, said Crawford. But we still played very well especially in defense, serve receive, and service. Continued from B1 Dan Hoehne/News-Sun Madison Bitton of Clinton, UT looks to tip this ball over the net in Tuesdays tough match with Polk. SFSC starting to show signs Devils, staying about four points behind a majority of the set, until it was 22-18, when Avon Park swept in and won the third set 2518. Since they couldnt finish it on the third set, the Lady Dragons were determined to finish the Red Devils on this fourth set. Several spikes by Avon Parks Tate kept the Red Devils right up with the Dragons, but they still lagged behind 14-10. There was a battle at the net as Caraballo spiked the ball, but a great block by Avon Park won them the point. It was all downhill from there for the Lady Devils, however, as the Dragons cleaned up house 25-16. They were on fire, said Lake Placid head coach Charlotte ClantonBauder, who is proud of their 4-0 district record. Though the loss was disappointing, Avon Park head coach Shane Wirries is confident in his teams abilities. We can beat them, they can beat us, he said. Tonight was their night. The Devils continued their district slate Thursday night with a trip to McKeel while the Dragons welcomed a non-district visit from DeSoto. Continued from B1 Dan Hoehne/News-Sun fil es Maria Tataris and the Lady Devils fell short of Lake Placid Tuesday in a match between the top two district contenders. Match goes to Lake Placid Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID On behalf of Miracle League for Highlands County I would like to extend an invitation to the opening day of our 2013 season on Saturday, Sept. 21. Miracle League, in its seventh season of play here in Highlands County, is a baseball league for children and adults with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. Currently the Miracle League field, located at the Lake June ball field complex in Lake Placid, sits quietly. That will change at 9 a.m. this Saturday when the cry Play ball echoes through the air and a record number of players take the field for opening day festivities. Miracle League is a noncompetitive baseball league, where the goal is for the athletes to have fun while developing the skills to play baseball as independently as possible. Each player works with a buddy for assistance. These Angels in the Outfield, as Miracle League buddies are called, assist the players to whatever the degree necessary. Some players require more support than others while some are able to play with minimal help. The games are played on a specialized field to ensure safety and accessibility for the players. The field is the only one of its kind in our region, and has made an amazing difference with regard to the independence the athletes enjoy, as many use adaptive walkers or wheelchairs for mobility. Opening Day ceremonies begin at 9 a.m., followed by two adult games and then a youth game. During the season, games begin at 9 a.m., with two adult games for varying ability levels, followed by a youth game at 11 a.m. Fans and buddies are greatly appreciated throug hout the season. For more information yo u can contact John Varady at 863-840-0482, or direct your browser to www.ml4hc.com for updated information. Also, find us on Facebook by searching for The Miracle League for Highlands County. Join us on Saturday, Sep t. 21, to cheer on the players as well as to treat yourself to a truly uplifting and pos itive experience. Miracle League set to start anew Saturday By DAVID BRANDT Associated PressOXFORD, Miss. Texas A &Ms Johnny Manziel has t he Heisman Trophy. A labamas A.J. McCarron h as the national champio nships. Those two are the S outheastern Conferences m ost famous quarterbacks, b ut theyre just the main h eadliners theres a host o f talented signal-callers that h ave offenses rolling across t he league Georgias Aaron Murray, L SUs Zach Mettenberger, M ississippis Bo Wallace a nd South Carolinas Connor S haw are among the many q uarterbacks who have had a g ood start this season. Last weeks ManzielM cCarron showdown, whose t eams combined for 1,196 t otal yards in the Tides 494 2 victory, demonstrated w hat a banner year this has b een so far for SEC offense s. The gaudy stats are popp ing up everywhere. Georgias Murray t hrew for 323 yards against C lemson and 309 yards a gainst South Carolina. Hes o n pace to become the only S EC quarterback in history t o have four straight 3,000y ard passing seasons. Mississippis Wallace t hrew for 177 yards and two t ouchdowns, and also ran for 5 7 yards and a touchdown, a s the Rebels walloped T exas 44-23. Wallace hasnt t hrown an interception this s eason. LSUs Mettenberger needed just 18 pass attempts to throw for 264 yards and three touchdowns against Kent State on Saturday. He has the highest efficiency rating in the SEC so far this season, completing nearly 65 percent of his passes for 797 yards, nine touchdowns and no interceptions. South Carolinas Shaw picked apart Vanderbilts defense, completing 21 of 29 passes for 284 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed for 84 yards. Even the Mississippi State-Auburn game provided offensive fireworks. Auburns Nick Marshall threw for a career-high 339 yards and two touchdowns while Mississippi States Dak Prescott countered with 213 passing yards, 133 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns. Quarterbacks will make this season awfully tough for proud, traditionally stout SEC defenses. What Ive noticed the most is that quarterbacks now in the SEC are becoming more and more mobile as the years advance, Tennessee senior defensive end Corey Miller said. I feel like these guys are now able to make plays not only with their arms but with their feet. Theyre able to get outside the pocket, prolong drives, prolong passing plays. Seven SEC teams averaged at least 30 points per game in 2012. So far this season, 10 teams are above that threshold. Manziel, McCarron headline crop of quality SEC QBs
DearPharmacist: I take a d ozen antibiotics per year d ue to frequent infections. W hat else can I take? Dont w orry, I take probiotics, w hat I want is a natural a ntibiotic. M.W., Santa Barbara, Calif. Answer: For millions of y ears, honeybees have prot ected themselves with a s ticky substance called p ropolis to coat and clean t heir hives. Call it bee g lue this compound has e xceptional medicinal benef its just like other tree saps s uch as Frankincense and M yrrh. Propolis has more than 2 00 active ingredients i ncluding cinnamic Acid d erivatives that cause cancer c ells inside you to kill thems elves (even leukemia). It h as antibacterial, antiviral, a ntiseptic, anti-fungal and a ntimicrobial effects. Im stocking up now b efore cough and cold seas on rolls in. The Brazilian s pecies, as in Brazilian green p ropolis, has higher amounts o f these healing compounds, s old at health food stores a nd online. When combined with vitam in D, probiotics, Matcha t ea, Maitake mushrooms and p rescribed low-dose naltrexo ne (LDN about 4.5mg at n ight), I am confident you w ill ramp up your immune s ystem. Talk to your doctor a bout these options. Now, Id like to focus on h ow propolis can rapidly c lear the body of dangerous p athogens, improve blood s ugar and cholesterol, all the while reducing pain-causing cytokines. Artepillin C, a compound in propolis shuts down NFKB, a metabolic pathway in your body that churns inflammatory compounds that make you hurt. So propolis is an anti-inflammatory. It supports healthy blood sugar levels, as well as blood lipids (like cholesterol). Ive always been somewhat afraid of these critters, but after studying this, lets hear it for the bees. As an antibiotic, propolis has been shown to kill H. pylori is implicated in gastric ulcers and colitis; also MRSA, as in the potentially fatal bug Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It acts on these pathogens without destroying your probiotic flora. Id still take probiotics, but its good to know propolis doesnt harm your gut like conventional antibiotics. That means no diarrhea, cramping and bloating like you get from antibiotics. As an anti-fungal, propolis has been shown to fight Candida strains of all sorts including C. albicans, C. glabrata and C. krusei. That last one is dangerous, and it occurs during production of chocolate and wine. Astudy compared natural propolis to the drug Nystatin, and they were equally effective. Propolis boosts your own macrophages to go and fight harder. One of the most difficult to treat viruses known to man is influenza, another one is herpes, and of course theres the infamous small pox. Would it shock you at this point if I told you various studies have shown antiviral capacity by propolis? Two separate studies have shown it work against HPV, or human papilloma virus, implicated in cervical cancer. Whenever I see hype about injecting little kids with vaccines for HPV, I wonder why propolis doesnt even get honorable mention? For enhanced immune benefits, youll see high quality brands combine the Brazilian green propolis with probiotics, astaxanthin or other immune-boosting antioxidants. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Large incisions make big gateways for infection, disturb normal tissues and prolong healing from surgery. Small incisions can help minimize some of these problems. Trying to diagnose and treat problems with little or no cutting dates back to Hippocrates, who e xamined hemorrhoids with a specul um. Laparoscopic trochars have been f ound in Roman ruins. Arab doctors in t he 16th century used sunlight focused t hrough flasks of water to examine n asal cavities. Their ideas were way a head of the available technology. In earlier times, there was no way to p revent injury to abdominal organs duri ng blind insertion of trochars for organoscopy, unreliable at-best light s ources, cautery for controlling bleedi ng often caused thermal injury. I nfection before antibiotics was always a threat. Bozzini in 1806 used wax cand les and mirrors to provide light to l ook in the bladder with an aluminum t ube. Nitze in 1877 made cystoscopes w ith a light source to look in the bladd er. Two years later he used the same s ystem to examine a knee. These systems and procedures were c uriosities and not widely used. The r eal breakthrough came in 1954 when L awrence Chutes showed that fine g lass tubes could carry light. B. H orowitz in 1957 used this fiber optic l ight with a flexible scope to examine t he esophagus and stomach. GYN surgeons were among the first t o take advantage by doing laparoscopi c tubal ligations and ovarian biopsies. When I was a general surgery resid ent, removing a gall bladder required a large incision, a multiple day hospital s tay and no eating for several days u ntil the colon started working again. N ow a laparoscopic gall bladder r emoval can, in many cases, be done as a n outpatient surgery through several s mall incisions. AJapanese scientist called Takagi b egan using a cystoscope (developed to look in to bladders) to study knees, but the World Wars intervened and it was not until 1957 that one of his students, named Dr. Watanabe, published the first atlas of arthroscopy. In 1976, Dr. Robert Jackson, an American student of Dr. Watanabe, published the first English atlas of arthroscopy. Two years later, when I was an orthopaedic resident, we were beginning to use this arthroscope to look in knees. There were no special instruments then, so we used dental drill bits on our drills, spinal biters (for removing ruptured discs) and long-handled knives through small incisions to smooth damaged joint cartilage and remove torn menisci. We had to lean over to look through the scope while manipulating the instruments. When we got a camera to attach to the eyepiece of the scope we were thrilled. It weighed 10 pounds and hung from a hook in the ceiling. We could watch everything on the TVmonitor. The miniaturization for NASAprojects brought us 2-ounce cameras with detailed pictures. New specialized knee instruments were developed. Knee surgery is now outpatient, and healing times for some reconstructions have been shortened because the normal muscle and uninjured structures do not have to be cut to get in to the knee. Scopes have been tried in almost all joints. In the shoulder, the outcome from arthroscopic repairs are nearly as good as those done with a very tiny open incision. Endoscopic carpal tunnels have not been as big an improvement as we would have hoped. Even on joints that are difficult to operate on such as hips, elbows and ankles we have learned a lot about what causes the pain. This helps us to devise new, more effective treatments. All of these advances cut down on complications, shorten hospital stays and get the patient back to healthy living, faster. Dr. Diana D. Carr treats patients at The Hand & Shoulder Specialists offering specialty care close to home with a concentration on healing shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand problems. For more information, visit http://hand-shoulder-specialist.com or call 382-7777. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure your condition. DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 3 2 1 5 6 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; tv p/u; 0 0 0 3 2 1 7 3 MOBILITY EXPRESS; 3.639"; 6"; Black; tv p/u; 0 0 0 3 2 1 7 4 DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; new ad w/sharon hoover; 0 0 0 3 2 2 7 8 www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, September 20, 2013 Page B5 Healthy Living Small incision, big surgery Metro Surgeons are constantly looking for ways to make procedures easier on their patients, and the use of laproscopic equipment has increased as a result. Guest Column Dr. Diana Carr Propolis is perfect for immunity, blood sugar Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Community Outreach events Ace Homecare community outreach activities for the coming week are: Monday 9:30 a.m., Music and Motion at Rest Haven (Zolfo Springs). Tuesday 10 a.m., Music and Motion at Change of Pace (Sebring). Thursday 8:30 a.m., Music and Motion at New Concepts (Sebring); 10 a.m., Music and Motion at Highlands Mobile Village (formerly OHRTS, Sebring); and 2:30 p.m., health fair at Castle Hill Apartments (Avon Park). Friday 10 a.m., health fair/Music and Motion at Highlands Village (Sebring). All programs are free of charge and are open to the public. Call ACE Homecare at 385-7058.New Stroke Recovery Group meetsSEBRING The Stroke Recovery Group a new self-help group for people who have had a stroke and are living with the effects, will meet from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1 at Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road. Karen Halvorsen, PharmD, CDE, CGPwill conduct a Medication Management Program called Be Medication Smart.During the presentation, she addresses the common problems that occur with medication use and safety, and focuses on medication effectiveness, side effects, drug interactions, and how to make the best treatment decisions. Following the program, Halvorsen will be available to meet individually with participants. The new Stroke Recovery Group is through H.A.L.L.O. (Handicapped Americans Love of Life Organization). To be on the email list for notification of the meetings and guest speakers, call HALLO at 385-1196; email firstname.lastname@example.org; o r write H.A.L.L.O., P.O. Box 7082, Sebring, FL33872. The group meets twice a month on the first and thi rd Tuesdays. The first Tuesday will be dedicated to a guest speaker who will facilitate the meeting. Printed information from the National Stroke Association will be distributed. The third Tuesdays will be reserved for movemen t therapy. Therapists adapted to working with people affected from stroke will take the group through different techniques of exercises depending on their ability to participate. Also on the third Tuesdays, students from Azure College will be taking blood pressure readings and pulse rates for those interested. Elder Affairs SHINE seeks volunteersTAMPA The Florida Department of Elder Affairs, along with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, invites you to join the award-winning SHINE team of volu nteers. This program helps elders make informed dec isions about Medicare, health insurance and prescription drug plans. SHINE volunteers provide individual counseling and assistance to elders an d their caregivers about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare plan choices, long-term care planning and prescription discount drug programs. Volunteers may also make educational presentations to community groups and participate in local health fairs, senior fairs and other outreach and educational events. Call the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging at (813) 740-3888, ext. 5593. Snapshots
Page B6 News-SunFriday, September 20, 2013 www.newssun.com P l a c e s t o W o r s h i p i s a p a i d a d v e r t i s e m e n t i n t h e N e w s S u n t h a t i s p u b l i s h e d F r i d a y a n d S u n d a y T o f i n d o u t m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n o n h o w t o p l a c e a l i s t i n g i n t h i s d i r e c t o r y c a l l t h e N e w s S u n a t 3 8 5 6 1 5 5 e x t 5 9 6 A N G L I C A N N e w L i f e A n g l i c a n F e l l o w s h i p 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863) 243-3191; email@example.com. Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.A S S E M B L Y O F G O D C h r i s t F e l l o w s h i p C h u r c h ( A s s e m b l y o f G o d ) 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. F i r s t A s s e m b l y o f G o d 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431.B A P T I S T A v o n P a r k L a k e s B a p t i s t C h u r c h 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. B e t h a n y B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( G A R B C ) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C17A (truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m. On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. F a i t h M i s s i o n a r y B a p t i s t C h u r c h off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. F e l l o w s h i p B a p t i s t C h u r c h 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 4534256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f A v o n P a r k 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 453-6681. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Rev. Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor; Joy Loomis, director of music. Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.; Youth Choir, 4:30 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for both services. Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 5:45 p.m.; Youth Activities, 6 p.m.; Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. To watch services online, go to the website at www.fbcap.net. In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f L a k e J o s e p h i n e 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f L a k e P l a c i d Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Website: www.fbclp.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. The church is at 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid. For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f L o r i d a located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 655-1878. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h S e b r i n g 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Rev. Matthew D. Crawford, senior pastor; Rev. Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults; and Dixie Kreulen, preschool director. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Call 385-4704. Website www.fbsebring.com F l o r i d a A v e n u e B a p t i s t C h u r c h 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. I n d e p e n d e n t B a p t i s t C h u r c h 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, missionminded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. L e i s u r e L a k e s B a p t i s t C h u r c h 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 6990671 for more information. M a r a n a t h a B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( G A R B C ) 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. P a r k w a y F r e e W i l l B a p t i s t C h u r c h 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-theMonth-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. S p a r t a R o a d B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( S B C ) 4400 Sparta Road. Rev. Mark McDowell, Pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 382-0869. S o u t h s i d e B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( G A R B C ) 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-ofhearing. Office phone, 385-0752. S p r i n g L a k e B a p t i s t C h u r c h Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road; 6552610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. S u n r i d g e B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( S B C ) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695.C A T H O L I C O u r L a d y o f G r a c e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h 595 E. Main St., AvonPark, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Religious Education Classes (September to May) are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 9th and up, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. S t C a t h e r i n e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Parrish office/mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanish); fax, 385-5169; email, email@example.com; website, www.stcathe.com. School Office/Mailing, Principal Dr. Anna V. Adam, 747 S. Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email firstname.lastname@example.org. School office hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., email@example.com or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 385-3993; Assisting Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday: 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish), 5 p.m. (Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. (French Mass). Daily Mass: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:15-7:45 a.m. first Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Saturday and 99:45 a.m. Sunday. Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. S t J a m e s C a t h o l i c C h u r c h 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct. 31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m.C H R I S T I A N C o r n e r s t o n e C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h (Saxon Hall)1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825. Love Christ Love People. Bill Raymond, Preaching Minister. Jon Carter, Music Minister. Sunday, 9 a.m. Bible Study; 10 a.m. Worship; Communion available each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Home Fellowship Group. For more information call 453-8929 or 449-0203. E a s t s i d e C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, pianist; and John Thomas, organist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way, Truth and Life! Alive and Worth the Drive! S e b r i n g C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Josh Knabel (812618-7118), Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. F i r s t C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h ( D i s c i p l e s o f C h r i s t ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-0358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m.C H R I S T I A N & M I S S I O N A R Y A L L I A N C E The A l l i a n c e C h u r c h o f S e b r i n g 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m.C H R I S T I A N S C I E N C E C h r i s t i a n S c i e n c e C h u r c h 154 N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school. Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday. A free public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers. All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lessonsermons.C H U R C H O F B R E T H R E N C h u r c h o f t h e B r e t h r e n 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597.C H U R C H O F C H R I S T A v o n P a r k C h u r c h o f C h r i s t 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. L a k e P l a c i d C h u r c h o f C h r i s t 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O. Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m. Bible class 9 a.m. Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited to join us. For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website www.thelordsway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. S e b r i n g P a r k w a y C h u r c h o f C h r i s t 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443. Minister: Kevin Patterson. Times of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. C H U R C H O F G O D C h u r c h o n t h e R i d g e Church of God, Anderson, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sunday, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863) 382-0773.C H U R C H O F N A Z A R E N E F i r s t C h u r c h o f t h e N a z a r e n e o f A v o n P a r k P.O. Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Randall Rupert, Pastor. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries. If you need any more information, call 453-4851. L a k e P l a c i d C h u r c h o f t h e N a z a r e n e o f L a k e P l a c i d 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday evening: All church meal, 6 p.m.; Christian Life Study, 6:45 p.m. Winter Life groups pending. Call 4461339. Pastor Tim Taylor.C H U R C H E S O F C H R I S T I N C H R I S T I A N U N I O N C o m m u n i t y B i b l e C h u r c h C h u r c h e s o f C h r i s t i n C h r i s t i a n U n i o n (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor. Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP Religion Christ Lutheran Church SEBRING Pastor Scott M cLean will preach a sermon titled On the Edge of Disaster. The church is at 1320 County R oad 64, east of the Avon Park H igh School past the four-way stop s ign. For more information call 4 71-2663 or search online at c hristlutheranavonpark.org. Christian Science Church SEBRING The lesson sermon o n Sunday morning is titled Matter. The keynote is from I C orinthians 8:4 we, . . we k now that an idol stands for somet hing that does not really exist; we k now that there is only the one G od. The church is at 154 N. Franklin S t. Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. D owning will bring the message t itled God's Way at the Sunday m orning service. The Wednesday n ight Bible study is the book of J ohn.Church of the BrethrenSEBRING Pastor Dave Smalley will preach from I Corinthians 9:19-23 on Sunday. The title of his sermon will be To Reach Them Be Them. The theme for Sunday Bible study is Becoming Gods People, looking at the scripture of Deuteronomy 29:1-29. For information, call 385-1597.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the sermon, Say What?!, on Sunday with scripture from I Timothy 2:1-15. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Baptist Church of Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID Eddie Gilley, Baptist Campus minister, of University of Florida, will speak Sunday morning. Gilley is the director of the Collegiate Ministries Team and will share how this team coordinates a ministry to Floridas college and university students. Sunday evenings message will be Seeking Jesus for the Wrong Reasons from John 6. For further information about activities of the Faith Baptist, call the church office at 465-0060 or check out the website at www.faithbaptistchurchLP.com. The church is at 660 Holmes Ave.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday, the church celebrates the 18th Sunday after Pentecost. Guest Pastor Tony Douches will deliver his sermon, Outsmarting The World Commitment To Christ. Dave Ramseys Financial Peace University will start at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Call the church for more information at 385-7848, ask for Traci. This is a nine-week class. For more information check online at www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org.First Baptist Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK The Sunday morning message delivered by Rev. Jon Beck will be from Acts 25. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. For more information call 453-6681 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.First Baptist Church of Placid LakesLAKE PLACID On Sunday, Pastor Jeff Taylor will speak on One Another. The church group OASIS (Older adults Sharing in Service) meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The church is at the corner of Washington and Kemper avenues in Placid Lakes. For more inform ation, call 465-5126 from 8:30 a.m to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday.First Christian Church Avon ParkAVON PARK Looking ahead to Sunday, Sept. 29 the church wi ll have its Salads, Soups & Subs evening. It will be topped off with a family game time. First Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 453-5334 or email email@example.com/. The church website is www.firstcchris tianap.com.First Christian ChurchSEBRING The pastors sermo n on Sunday is Nathan Rebukes David from II Samuel 12:7-10. RELIGION GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridays paper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring, FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Continued on B7
www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, September 20, 2013 Page B7 E P I S C O P A L S t A g n e s E p i s c o p a l C h u r c h 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Father Scott Walker. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. Church office 385-7649, for more information. S t F r a n c i s o f A s s i s i A n g l i c a n E p i s c o p a l C h u r c h 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Worship: Sunday, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday Bible study at 9:15 a.m. Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Worship 6 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m. Holy Communion with Healing. Call the thrift store for hours open 699-0221.E V A N G E L I C A L F R E E C H U R C H O F A M E R I C A T h e C h u r c h o f t h e W a y E F C A 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Office Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ hotmail.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org G R A C E B R E T H R E N G r a c e B r e t h r e n C h u r c h 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863) 835-0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, primetimers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and AfterSchool Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org .I N D E P E N D E N T F i r s t C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events.I N T E R D E N O M I N A T I O N A L W o r l d H a r v e s t a n d R e s t o r a t i o n M i n i s t r i e s (non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 453-3771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers.L U T H E R A N A t o n e m e n t L u t h e r a n C h u r c h ( E L C A ) 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen will be the Spiritual Leader every Sunday for the next two months. Jim Helwig, organist. Worship service with the Holy Eucharist is at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday. Birthday Sunday is the first Sunday of each month after the service. Council meeting is on the first Tuesday of each month. WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of the month with a light lunch. Labyrinth Prayer Garden is open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When in need of prayers or to talk to God, come to the Garden. Come and grow with us; we would love to meet you and your family. Dont worry about how you look. Jesus went to the temple in a robe and sandals. Quilting classes every Monday at 6 p.m. Looking for quilters or people willing to learn. Call 840-3303. C h r i s t L u t h e r a n C h u r c h A v o n P a r k L C M S 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863) 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org. F a i t h L u t h e r a n C h u r c h L C M S 2740 Lakeview Dr, Sebring Church phone: 385-7848 Faith Child Development Center: 3853232. Summer Sunday Worship Service: 10 a.m. Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 9:00 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 10 a.m. on WITS 1340AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies, Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Family of Faith. G o o d S h e p h e r d L u t h e r a n C h u r c h ( A A L C ) A m e r i c a n A s s o c i a t i o n o f L u t h e r a n C h u r c h e s 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3852346. N e w L i f e E v a n g e l i c a l L u t h e r a n C h u r c h 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlifesebring.com R e s u r r e c t i o n L u t h e r a n C h u r c h E L C A 324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, Avon Park. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday worship at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 8:30 a.m. Fragrance Free Service Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Open Communion celebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. T r i n i t y L u t h e r a n C h u r c h L C M S 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 4655253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots Pre-School director; and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December: Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m. Worship schedule for January through Easter: Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday. NonTraditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday. Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent. Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services. Other activities and groups include: Choirs; Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Preschool, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates). Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com .N O N D E N O M I N A T I O N A L B i b l e F e l l o w s h i p C h u r c h 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Children, ages 4 yrs through 5th grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church office 385-1024. C a l v a r y C h u r c h 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church waiting for your visit. C h r i s t i a n T r a i n i n g M i n i s t r i e s I n c on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. A nursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, email@example.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, firstname.lastname@example.org. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www. ctm forme.com C r o s s r o a d s o f L i f e 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863655-9163. The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you. With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity. What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life. We teach, train and send forth to win souls. You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter. We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). G r a c e B i b l e C h u r c h 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872. Phone, 382-1085. Dustin Woods, lead pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Monday, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org F a i t h C e n t e r W e s t M i n i s t r y Restoring Lives, Families &Communities. In the Banyan Plaza at 2349 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. Pastors Leroy and JoAnn Taylor the public to worship on Sundays at 11 a.m. for Praise & Worship and on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for Bible study and prayer. Children classes are available for all services. Ministries for youth, men and women are held throughout the month. Please attend these Spiritfilled services. Moving Forward in Unity. Church office, 385-1800 or 655-2748. H i g h l a n d s C o m m u n i t y C h u r c h a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. N e w B e g i n n i n g s C h u r c h o f S e b r i n g worshiping at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor Gary Kindle. Bible study every Sunday, 9 a.m. Blended Church Service, 10:15 a.m. Phone (863) 835-2405. newbeginningschurchofsebring.com Begin your week with us. T h e L o r d s S e n t i n e l F e l l o w s h i p C h u r c h 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More information at www.juanitafolsomministries.com. U n i o n C h u r c h 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m. (October through Easter) and 9 a.m. Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church available. Wednesday night worship with Pastor Tiger Gullett and CrossTalk with Pastor Bill Breylinger at 6 p.m. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org. U n i t y L i f e E n r i c h m e n t C e n t r e new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail email@example.com. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. P R E S B Y T E R I A N C o v e n a n t P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h ( P C A ) 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 338722113. Pastor Tom Schneider. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; email: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org. Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. F i r s t P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h A R P 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 453-3242. The Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday; Children Ministry and Youth Group, 6 p.m. each Friday; Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m. second Wednesday; Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m. second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. F i r s t P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h A R P 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. 3850107. Email: email@example.com, Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m. Youth Group (middle school and high school age), 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Nursery available during worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. F i r s t P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h A R P www.fpclp.com, 117 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday Traditional Worship, 9 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. Wednesday evenings: Adult small group Bible Study 7 p.m. (Nursery available), Youth Group 6-12th grades) 7 p.m., nursery and childrens ministry, 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. S p r i n g L a k e P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h ( U S A ) 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site, http://slpc.embarqspace.com.S E V E N T H D A Y A D V E N T I S T A v o n P a r k S e v e n t h d a y A d v e n t i s t C h u r c h 1410 West Avon Blvd., Avon Park. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: email@example.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Frank Gonzalez. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME. Associate Pastor is Ryan Amos. Website is www.discoverjesus.org S e b r i n g S e v e n t h D a y A d v e n t i s t C h u r c h 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 3852438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Nathan Madrid.T H E C H U R C H O F L A T T E R D A Y S A I N T S T h e C h u r c h o f J e s u s C h r i s t o f L a t t e r D a y S a i n t s 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:10-1p.m.; Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 78:20 p.m. Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 811 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.T H E S A L V A T I O N A R M Y T h e S a l v a t i o n A r m y C e n t e r f o r W o r s h i p Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. U N I T E D M E T H O D I S T F i r s t U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. F i r s t U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. (863) 453-3759, Rev. John Bryant, Pastor. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: www.fumcap.org. M e m o r i a l U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. Rev. Tim Haas, pastor. Rev. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Rev. Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor. Sunday worship services: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that wants to know Christ and make Him known. Check out our church website at www.memorialumc.com or call the church office at 465-2422. Lakeview Christian School, VPK to Grade 5, 4650313. S t J o h n U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org S p r i n g L a k e U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church office phone: 655-0040.U N I T E D C H U R C H O F C H R I S T E m m a n u e l U n i t e d C h u r c h o f C h r i s t Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we. Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is all-inclusive. Were at the corner of Hammock and Hope. Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999; sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP Assisting during the C ommunion service will be E lders Sandra Laufer and L inda Ellis. Deacons for the d ay are Chris Baker and C atherine Baker. Deacons s erving will be Michael G raves and Carol Graves. G reeting the congregation w ill be Tim Wheaton. First Presbyterian Church of Avon Park AVON PARK On S unday, Pastor Bob J ohnsons sermon is titled To Encourage and Warn b ased on Proverbs 1:8-19. The choirs introit will be Come into His Presence a nd the anthem is Before t he Throne of God Above. There will be no Bible s tudy on Wednesday. Saturday, Sept. 28 is church work day from 8 a.m. until noon. Both men and women are asked to participate in both indoor and outdoor cleanup projects. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two entrances on Lagrand Street). For questions, call 453-3242 or check the website at avonparkapchurch. com or on the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce website, www.avonparkchamber.com. Click on the Chamber for Good logo or tab.First Presbyterian ChurchSEBRING Rev. Darrell A. Peers sermon on Sunday will be Can You Hear Me Now?. There will be a covered dish supper at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall. Beverages will be provided. The church is at 319 Poinsettia Ave. Call 3850107 for information.First United Methodist Church of Sebring SEBRING Guest speaker for all three services on Sunday will be Joann Springer. The church is downtown at 126 S. Pine St. Call the church office for information at 385-5184.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this week will be Chosen In Christ with scripture from Ephesians 1:3-4. The service will include Allen Warchak singing Room at the Cross. Tuesdays adult Bible study lesson will be Fallacies of the New Age Movement. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South (behind Publix). Call 3149693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Pastor Tim Haas will preach on the subject, Making Friends and Influencing People, on Sunday. The Scripture lesson will be from Luke 16:1-13. The church is at 500 Kent Ave. For information, 4652422.New Beginnings ChurchSEBRING On Sunday, the pastors sermon is titled You Cannot Serve God and Money, based on Luke 16:1-15. The churchs present location is The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave. For more information, call 8352405.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson will be An Everlasting Covenant from Genesis 9 (KJV) by Pastor Jim Scaggs. The Sept. 29 night service will be the end-of-the-mont h sing. The church is at 3413 Sebring Parkway. Call 3823552 for information.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING On Sunday, the Rev. Ronald De Genaro s message will be What Captivates Your Heart? Biblical reference is from Romans 6:15-23. Coupon Group will meet at 6 p.m. Monday.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING The pastors sermon on Sunday will be Outfit Yourselves With Gods Word.The church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. Continued from B6 Religion
Chapel broadcasts address from Salt Lake City SEBRING The womens R elief Society General C onference address of The C hurch of Jesus Christ of L atter-Day Saints will be b roadcast from Salt Lake C ity at 8 p.m. Saturday, S ept. 28 at the Sebring c hapel. Fellowship and refreshm ents will be shared at 7 p .m. in the Relief Society r oom before the broadcast. D ress casually. United Youth present Night of W orshipLAKE PLACID United Y outh of Lake Placid prese nts its first NonD enominational Youth Night o f Worship from 7-9 p.m. W ednesday at First A ssembly of God Lake P lacid gym. This is a night for youth a cross Lake Placid and H ighlands County to come t ogether and worship God a nd to see the chains of the e nemy broken. Nearly 200 youth from d ifferent denominations and e thnic backgrounds are e xpected to worship God and u nite to make Lake Placid a better place. Sean Nugent, youth pastor at First Assembly of God, said, This is a dream of mine coming true. I had envisioned this night many years ago and now you can be part of my dream becoming reality as we cast off denominational ties and come together unified for God. For more information, call (813) 928-6645.Coupon exchange meetings setLAKE PLACID Michelle Leicht and Liz Epps, known as the Coupon Moms, are holding monthly meetings at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to teach the ends-andouts of how to make coupon clipping pay off in big ways. These are also coupon exchange meetings. With todays soaring food prices and rising costs of other needed products, many in the community are anxious to take full advantage of the opportunity coupon clipping affords. The Coupon Moms meet with Barry Foster on his radio talk show on the first Friday of the month from 910 a.m. at 730 AM Station. They present a world of information and tips that help make couponing easier for collecting and organizing. The next meeting will be held from 1-3 p.m. Sept. 28. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is at 3235 Grand Prix Drive (first street south of Walmart). Get old family Bibles documentedLAKE PLACID Mike Flood of Highlands County GenWeb will be in the meeting room at Lake Placid Memorial Library from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, Sept. 21 to photograph family information found in old family Bibles. The information collected will be put on the Highlands County GenWeb page to share with others searching for their family roots. Anyone with a Bible containing family births, marriages and/or deaths is invited to come and bring their Bible. The family doesnt have to be a Highlands county or Florida family. All bible records, no matter where the family lived, are welcome. No person born in 1900 or later will have his or her informatoin put online, so there will be no privacy issue. This is a wonderful opportunity to have your priceless records preserved for future generations. Highlands County GenWeb is a free site, part of the flgenweb.org project. The Highlands County Home page contains many links to other Florida records of interest to family historians. If you have any questions about the workshop or the website call Mike Flood at 471-6381. E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; 9/20/13 p/u; 0 0 0 3 2 4 2 6 Page B8 News-SunFriday, September 20, 2013 www.newssun.com Religion Special to the News-SunSEBRING Friday, Sept. 2 7 Unity Life Enrichment C entre will once again open i ts doors to the community b y presenting Bob Sima live i n concert. Those who love t he musical stylings of Dave M athews, Martin Sexton, D avid Grey, Jack Johnson a nd James Taylor, are in for a treat. When Bob Sima (pron ounced sEYE-ma) opens h is mouth to sing what c omes out is far beyond t hehuman sounds of a warm a nd soulful voice. Beyond t he songs, beyond the voice, b eyond the stories.Sima e vokes soulful lessons, n udged from life, shares r eminders of the simple s plendors we all share.His g ift of music is a magnifying g lass to the soul, each song s incere and worth repeating f or alifetime. The seemingly c asual fashion that Sima m akes his guitar speak is not c oincidentally right i nrhythm with all of the toes t apping, tears dripping, and hands clapping in the room. Sima truly moves hisaudiences physically, emotionally, and spiritually. He is a different kind of musician and songwriter,with distinctive dreams and aspirations for his audience. To learn more about Bob Sima music, visitwww.bobsima.com. To download free Bob Sima music, visitwww.noisetrade.com/bo bsimamusic Doors open at 6 p.m. Enjoy The Most Amazing All American Hot Dog Bar.The Unity Teen Group will be raising funds for an upcoming rally by offering refreshments including all kinds of hot dogs, (pork, allbeef, turkey, chicken, veggie) and a huge variety of toppings, chips, sodas and desserts. All items offered ala-cart. The POSI Musicians will provide the opening act starting at 6:30 p.m.Do not miss the concert. Tickets are available for a $15 donation (however no one will be turned away) and are available by calling the Centre at 471-1122 or by emailUnity@vistanet.net. Community ticket outlet locations include Alligator Pack and Ship on the corner of the Sebring Parkway and Memorial Drive; the Sebring Chamber of Commerce in Fountain View Plaza; Halos Hair Designs, at the corner of U.S. 27 and Sparta Road; Beads (formally known as The Wild Artist Jewelry and Beads) across the street from Dees Restaurant, just off the Circle in Downtown Sebring; and Positive Outlooks Books and Gifts, within the Centre. The concert will be held at Unity Life Enrichment Centre, 10417 S. Orange Blossom Blvd., between State Road 66 and Lake Josephine Road. For more information contact Tena Conyer at 471-1122 or emailUnity@Vistanet.net. Artist Bob Sima to perform at Unity Centre Courtesy photo Bob Sima will be live in concert Friday, Sept. 27 at Unity Life Enrichment Centre. The fictional story is told of a group o f scientists who got together and d ecided that mankind had come far e nough on its own that it no longer n eeded God. So, they picked a representative from a mong their number to go and inform G od that they finally were through with H im. The scientist walked up and said, God, weve decided that we no longer n eed You. Were to the point that we c an clone people and do many amazing t hings by ourselves, so why dont You j ust go off and leave us alone. God listened very patiently to the s cientist, and when he finished talking, G od said, You believe that you do not n eed Me. I believe that you need Me. S o, let us resolve this dilemma the oldf ashioned way. Let us have a man-maki ng contest. The scientist replied, That sounds great! But, God q uickly added, Were going to do this j ust like I did it back in the days of A dam. We will make a man from the d ust of the Earth. The scientist agreed, b ent down, and grabbed a handful of d irt from the ground. God looked at h im and said, No, no! That will not work at all. You are going to have to create your own dirt! Genesis 1:1 reads, In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Therefore, we know that God is the Creator of all things. Exodus 20:11 reads, For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day ... Therefore, we know that God created all things in six days. Jesus said of mankind in Matthew 19:4, And He answered and said, Have you not read that He who created them from the beginning made them male and female. Therefore, we know that humanity has existed from the beginning. Romans 1:20 reads, For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse. Gods omnipotence (all-powerful nature) has been seen and understood by man since the creation of the world. It is so clearly evident that we are without excuse to believe anything else. My question is simple: Why would anyone want to believe anything else? If God tells me what He did (created everything) and how long He took to do it (six days), then that is good enough for me. Is Gods word good enough for you? Kevins Komments is written by Kevin Patterson and presented by the Sebring Parkway church of Christ assembling at 3800 Sebring Parkway. On the Internet visit at www.sebringcoc.com, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Is Gods word good enough for you? Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson Snapshots Entertainment By TODD McCARTHY The Hollywood ReporterLOS ANGELES Beholding the late James Gandolfini doing a lovely job in a change-of-pace role significantly intensifies the already funny/sad aspects of Enough Said, an engaging comic romance set amid the minefields that imperil starting up mid-life relationships. The title notwithstanding, writer-director Nicole Holofceners look at a 50-ish divorced mother with a daughter about to leave home is never at a loss for words, many of them quite amusing, making the film a leading contender for best girlsnight movie of the season. For their part, men will enjoy watching Gandolfini in a relaxed, regular guy performance. Employing to her advantage a more traditional story structure than is her norm, Holofcener builds her snappy social comedy around a key piece of information that her heroine doesnt know, that the guy shes beginning to date is the much-disparaged ex of her new best friend. This sort of trick has provided the trigger for rich farcical doings going back at least as far as Shakespeare, and Holofcener uses it as a springboard to look at a raft of self-absorbed, often myopic LAWestside types who have it together in some ways but not in others. Almost everyone here is divorced with an ex living nearby and one kid whos about to fly the coop for college. Eva (Julia LouisDreyfus) is a massage therapist who lugs her portable table to her clientshomes and is preparing emotionally for the looming moment when her smart daughter Ellen (Tracey Fairway) heads East for school. A crowded cocktail party provides a convenient way to start stirring the pot, as well as for the writer to show her knack for lively, acerbic banter, much of it coming from Eva, who early on decides that theres no one there she finds attractive. The man shes just met, Albert (Gandolfini), agrees. With her uncensored emotional expressiveness and ready humor, Eva is an instantly accessible protag onist, always ready to confide and/or make a joke about a situation or herself. No intellectual, she nonetheless strikes up a quick friendship with an odd bird, Marianne (Holofcener regular Catherine Keener), a divorced poet whose refine d lifestyle Eva admires and who speaks very openly about the many shortcomings of her unnamed former husband. The castoff, of course, is Albert, who, on a dinner date with Eva, proves to be spirited company. He is, admittedly, quite heavy (Im planning on losing some weight. I really need to, says Gandolfinis character, who has to work at not being a slob. But hes got a daughter (Eve Hewson) heading for college as well, he and Eva laugh easily together and there are no awkward silences. Promising. In what turns out to be his second-to-last film (Animal Rescue will be released next year), Gandolfini is quite wonderful playing a mensch with plenty of faults but an hon est, relaxed, slyly funny gu y whos reassuring to be around. Enough Said a winning comic romance Movie Review Enough Said Rating: PG-13 (crude & sexual content, comic vi olence, language, nudity) Running time: 93 minute s Review: (of 4)
www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, September 20, 2013 Page B9 Courtesy Jaap Buitendijk/MCT Chris Hemsworth stars as Englishman James Hunt in Rush, Ron Howard's big-screen recreation of the 1970s Grand Prix rivalry between Hunt and Niki Lauda. Diversions/Puzzles By JAKE COYLE APFilm WriterMaybe, just maybe, Ron Howard and screenwriter Peter Morgan are perfect opposites: one a swinging playboy, the other a cold calculator. They have twice now collaborated on what you might call coin-flip films: movies about dueling, diametrically opposed forces. Their latest, the Formula One thriller Rush, is a lot like their Frost/Nixon, only on wheels. Chris Hemsworth plays the English bounder James Hunt, a dashing head of blond hair whose daring-do and highclass accent turn women into mush. Daniel Bruhl plays Niki Lauda, an analytical Austrian with pointy front teeth and a complete dearth of what you might call people skills. Whereas Hunt is a classic, carousing, big-ego racer, Lauda is a methodical tactician. The film, based on the lives of the two famous racers, captures the climax of their collision in the 1976 world championship that came down to the final race and that also featured a crash that left Laudas face terribly burned. Just as Frost/Nixon marveled at the contrast of flashy TVnewsman David Frost and the curmudgeonly Richard Nixon, Rush (also set in the s) toggles between Hunt and Lauda. Howards film is propelled by the clash of styles that repels them from one another, even as their mutual dedication draws them closer. Racing films often speed inevitably toward clichis of fast-paced living catching up to the men behind the wheel. Rush has plenty of that the adrenaline-fueled death dance required for the checkered flag. (Hunt describes his car as a little coffin, really, surrounded by high-octane fuel.) But it veers toward something much sweeter: a simple ode to rivalry. Rush makes for a terrific double feature with the superb 2010 documentary Senna, about Brazilian Formula One racer Ayrton Senna, which Howard has said he studied in making Rush. Formula One, which engenders far more passion in Europe than in the NASCARfavored U.S., has otherwise seldom turned up in the movies. Most notably, there was the handsomely photographed Grand Prix (1966). While Rush has plenty of exciting, highly saturated racing scenes as it makes pit stops through famous Formula One courses, Howard (whose directorial debut, 1977s Grand Theft Auto, was a far less accomplished tale of car chases) is more concerned with the personality conflict, played out at high speed. Without Thors hammer in tow, Hemsworth looks particularly unburdened in a role perfectly suited to his talents and natural bravado. Bruhl, though, is even more compelling. The German-born actor (who also makes a strong impression in the upcoming WikiLeaks drama The Fifth Estate), makes Lauda, with a clipped Austrian accent, endearing in his obsessive pursuit. Howard, with cinematographer Anthony Dod Mantle, frames both actors in closeup, letting the ping pong of their competition fill the movie. There are other good supporting performances (Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara as the drivers wives), but the film belongs to Hemsworth and Bruhl as they weave through a tumultuous racing season. Its not only one of the better racing films, its one of Howards best. For Morgan, who also penned another distinct sports film, 2009s The Damned United, its yet another example of his great talent for taking seemingly minor true stories and expanding them operatically. Whatever the nature of Howard and Morgans collaboration, it seems to be pushing them like Hunt and Lauda to greater heights. Opposites attract at high speeds in Rush Movie Review Rush Rating: R (sexual content, nudity, language, disturbing images and brief drug use) Running time: 123 minutes Review: (of 4) Dear Abby: My father admitted to having an affair a few years a go. At the time, my m other was very upset a nd threatened to leave, b ut somehow they worked i t out. However, he is still s eeing this woman. They t alk on the phone for h ours, and he visits her h ouse frequently, leaving m y mother alone for e xtended periods of time. When I ask my mother w hy they are still in cont act, she doesnt want to t alk about it, and my f ather seems to think he i snt doing anything w rong. Normally I wouldn t get involved, but Im w orried about my mothe rs health, which wasnt q uite great to begin with a nd has gone downhill s ince this all started. Is t here anything I can do in t his situation? Worried About Mom DearWorried: It a ppears your parents m ade a deal with each o ther he would live his o wn life and they would r emain married. Because i t is affecting your mothe rs health, suggest that s he discuss this with her p hysician and perhaps get a referral to a therapist w ho can provide her with e motional support during t his difficult time. If she a grees, it could help her p hysically and emotionall y because stress and d epression have been k nown to make people s ick. DearAbby: My partn er, Rob, and I are d elighted we can finally m arry in our home state o f California. When we d o, how do you suggest w e answer the question t hat straight married coup les often get, How long h ave you two been marr ied? Rob and I have been t ogether for 17 years, and i ts not our fault that we d idnt get married many y ears ago. Without having to m ake a political statement e ach time were asked, s hould we simply tack on t he number of years w eve been together witho ut the benefit of marr iage? Im proud of the t ime weve been a couple, a nd even prouder that I l ove Rob as much today a s when we first fell for e ach other. What should the answer b e after we tie the knot? Ken in the Golden State DearKen: C ongratulations on your f orthcoming nuptials. The a nswer you should give is t he most accurate one: Rob and I have been m arried for (insert the n umber) years and togethe r for 17 years before t hat. To say that is not maki ng a political statement; i ts the unvarnished truth. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. B ox 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Fathers continuing dalliance takes a toll on moms health Dear Abby NEWYORK (AP) Scandal star Kerry Washington is the worlds best-dressed woman, according to People magazine. Washington, 36, has proved a red-carpet risk-taker, wearing up-and-coming designers and making atypical choices such as a crystal-covered coral Miu Miu gown for the Oscars. At Tuesdays pre-Emmy reception, she wore a hot-pink cocktail frock. Unlike her character on ABCs Scandal, Washington says she doesnt wear many power-broker pantsuits. Washington, selected by the magazine editors, works with stylist Erin Walsh. People then tapped other tastemakers to pick their favorites, including Jennifer Lawrence for her high-fashion style, Jessica Chastain specifically for her red-carpet looks, Kate Bosworth for street style and Zoe Saldana for her denim style. People picks Washington as best-dressed star Solution, B8
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