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By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Crimson-colored leaves, festive decor and those mouth-watering apple dumplings will take over The Palms of Sebring Wellness Center for the 17th year this week as the annual Apple Harvest Festival brings autumn into the Heartland. The annual festival is a long tradition at The Palms. It was created by the late Lester Kesselring, who had a love of all things fall and autumn. After his many travels to the more autumn prone areas of the northeast, Kesselring thought it would be a good idea to bring fall to Central Florida for all to enjoy. Through Kesselrings passion, the Apple Harvest Festival continues to ring in fall in Highlands County each year. Apples take center stage as the Palms Chef Mac creates one-of-a-kind desserts, treats and sweets for patrons to enjoy that drive home the fall feel. Macs famous app le dumplings are sure to continue to make their way home with residents and visitors alike. For the past few years, nearly 3,000 apple dumplings have been baked up and sold during the PalmsApple Harvest Festival. Other foods such as sauces, jams, pies, cookies will also be for sale. N EWS -S UNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Wednesday-Thursday, September 25-26, 2013 Volume 94/Number 115 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 O nline: WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, low down front strip; 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 4 Success storiesSpecial section highlights local businesses INSIDETHISISSUEThe grid is setUnited SportsCar series unveils 2014 schedule SPORTS, B1 Heavy rain High 93 Low 73Details, A12 CelebrationsB7 Classifieds A9 Clubs B6 Crossword PuzzleB11 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA3 Friends & NeighborsB9 Sudoku PuzzleB11 Whats CookingB12 Index UNSUNGHEROES Katara Simmons/News-Sun file A ll things fall will be featured at The Palms of Sebring this w eek during the annual Apple Harvest Festival. Doors open Thursday for 17th annual event By PHILATTINGER pattinger@newssun.comAVON PARK The Avon Park City Council agreed Monday to reimburse City Manager Julian Deleon for legal fees from fighting an ethics complaint. Councilman Garrett Anderson, who filed ethics complaints against Deleon, abstained from the vote. Deleon had given his attorneys fees as $8,500 in mid-August, but an itemized account was not included with Mondays agenda. Councilman Parke Sutherland said he wanted to see an itemized bill. Deputy Mayor Brenda Giles also said she would like to be sure the bill isnt as much as $50,000 or $100,000. City Attorney Gerald Buhr said he, as city attorney, would review any itemized list and determine what are reasonable legal fees. Deleon also asked the city not to seek reimbursement from him unless he was able to get reimbursement from Anderson through Floridas Commission on Ethics. Sutherland expressed concern that the city might prompt the Ethics Commission to not seek pa yment from Anderson by paying Deleon now. However, Buhr said the city is obligated under Florida law to provide an attorney or pay for one to Council to cover Deleons lawyer billsOne perspectiveJulian Deleon gives his view of situation in Avon Park PAGEA3 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Pamela Kay-Salvo is t he News-Suns Unsung Hero for S eptember. She created Praz Kids Inc., a nonp rofit organization providing scholars hips to individual children so they c an take advantage of the countys m any art programs for young people. The name comes from the way s ome young children spell the word praise, Kay-Salvo said. It means we praise God at all times. We give scholarships to pay for a childs participation (in a program) for a full year. Its paying it forward for kids. We find childrens needs and give them an outlet in the arts. The goal is to set up kids for success, to keep them from falling between the cracks. Despite the rain on Tuesday, KaySalvo was at the Champion for Children Circle Theater discussing future plans with Trish Davis, director of the theaters school of the arts and founder of Simple Arts. Kay-Salvo says she has been awed and grateful for the response shes received from local artists, teachers and groups like the Highlands Art League, Highlands Little Theatre and the Circle Theater. There have been Creating opportunity for young artists and actors Katara Simmons/News-Sun Praz Kidz Founder Pamela Kay-Salvo standing near a mural painted by Artist James R. Hahn on Tuesday morning at the Circle Theatre in Sebring. Hahn and Kay-Salvo will be working together to help promote childrens involvement w ith the arts. See PRAZ, A4 Palms Apple Harvest Festival rings in fall See APPLE, A8 See COUNCIL, A8 By PHILATTINGER pattinger@newssun.comAVON PARK Although Greg Warner was not present at Mondays meeting, the Avon Park City Council voted 3-1 to remove him as chairperson of the Police Pension Board. They also asked City Attorney Gerald Buhr to send a letter to the pension board asking members to comply with the citys request for public records by Oct. 11. If not, Buhr has been authorized to sue for release of those records when he returns from vacation on Oct. 12. Councilman Garrett Anderson dissented and Mayor Sharon Schuler abstained from voting since she is running against Warner for mayor this November. Buhr said he would be willing to work on the matter while he is on vacation. Warner removed from AP Police Pension Board post Warner See WARNER, A8


Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South Florida State College will use a recently awarded $1 million grant for programs in logistics and cybersecurity. South Florida State College is one of 11 Florida College System institutions that will receive grant funding through the U.S. Department of Labor to prepare workers in growing industries. The colleges will use the funding to design training programs that students can complete in two years or less. The funding will be used to build capacity and infrastructure, leverage distance learning, develop training modules that respond to business and industry needs and expand career pathways tied to high-skill jobs. SFSC is a member of a seven Florida college consortium that was awarded a total grant of $10,950,000 for Project XCEL-ITto accelerate and improve efforts to deliver workforce training in rural, economically challenged portions of the state. SFSCs $1 million portion of the grant will be allocated over a three-year period. That consortium, led by the College of Central Florida, includes Brevard Community College, Edison State College, North Florida Community College, Palm Beach State College, and St. Johns River State College. According to Kevin Brown, dean of the Division of Applied Sciences and Technologies, SFSC will use the grant monies for programs in logistics and cybersecurity, in tandem with the six other colleges in the consortium. This is a great opportunity for SFSC to continue in its efforts to both meet the needs of our communities and bring cutting edge opportunities in education to them, he said. Our primary focus is to train people for new jobs. The grant money comes from the U.S. Department of Labor and was allocated to help people get new jobs when their existing jobs may have been shipped overseas or lost due to the downturn in the economy. SFSC will develop a program in logistics that emphasizes handling inventories, such as transportation of inventories and product distribution. Today, companies want inventory on demand, Brown said. For instance, Boeing may prefer to have parts for its planes delivered within a particular timeframe rather than having a stockpile of them sitting around their own facility. So, for Boeings suppliers, its important to understand accurate vehicle tracking and package tracking. The college is currently researching where in its service district of DeSoto, Hardee, and Highlands counties the logistics program will have the greatest impact. Acybersecurity program will address reducing the risk of computer security breaches. The part of the program on forensics for information technology will be embedded within SFSCs Criminal Justice program. Students would learn the techniques of securing admissible evidence of IT devices, such as those techniques seen on the television show CSI. Another part of the program will be delivered through the colleges Computer Science Department. The logistics and cybersecurity programs will hav e credit programs, allowing students to earn associate degrees. The associate degrees can become pathways toward earning bach elors degrees. Training for non-credit will be availabl e as well. Someone who is working for a business that needs more secure firewal ls on its computer system, for instance, will be able to take a class within the cybersecurity program. The seven colleges in the consortium will share the responsibility of developing the curriculum and best practices for these program s and will mentor each other on providing them to a po pulation that goes beyond their own service districts. They will provide consistency of information so that every college maintains th e same standard of educatio nal experience. For more information about SFSC and its workforce training programs, visit http://www.southflori or call 863-453-666 1. 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Make your voice heard at Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Broken Road band will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Circle Theatre in downtown Sebring. Broken Road is a newly formed local contemporary folk rock band that focuses on the music genre of the 1960s and 1970s plus other contemporary folk songs. They perform great hits from the s and s such as Knocking on Heavens Door, The Weight, For What Its Worth and Pancho & Lefty. Contemporary folk songs such as Untitled Love Song by Romany Rye, Wagon Wheel by Old Crow Medicine Show and many more are also part of their repertoire. Erin Sena, originally from the Carolinas but now an Avon Park resident, is one of the featured vocalists. She was a contestant of Americas Got Talent during this last season. Sena also plays keyboard and acoustic guitar. Adam Martin, of Avon Park, shares the spotlight with Sena in singing lead vocal. He also plays lead guitar. On bass guitar and singing vocals is David Hale, of Avon Park. Ryan Hall, who just moved from the Carolinas to Avon Park, is the drummer. Seating will be general admission. Doors open at 7 p.m. The concert will be from 7:30-9 p.m. with a brief intermission. Tickets for the show are $10 in advance and $12.50 at the door. Tickets are available by calling David Hale at 414-1205 or the Circle Theatre of Sebring at 3810417. Tickets can also be purchased at the theater off the Circle in downtown Sebring from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday or go online at Broken Road performing at Circle Theatre Courtesy photo Broken Road, a newly formed local contemporary folk rock band, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Circle Theatre in downtown Sebring. They play a variety of 1960s and 1970s hits. Members of the band are Erin Sena, (top row, from left) Ryan Hall, David Hale and Adam Martin. SFSC awarded $1 million grant toward workforce training SFSC offers Pre-SAT class AVON PARK South Florida State College's Community Education Department is offering a PreSATPrep class. The morning session covers math topics, and the afternoon session covers language arts. Both sessions will cover test-taking tips. A breakout session will be held noon to 1 p.m., with lunch on your own. The class is offered on Saturday, Sept. 28, 9 4 p.m., at the Highlands Campus, in Building T, Room 05. The cost is $39, and the course number (CRN) is 11366. The class does not include the book. The book to purchase for this class is The Official SATStudy Guide 2rd Edition, College Board [Paperback], ISBN-13:9780-87447-852-5. Register for classes in Building B, at the Highlands Campus or at any SFSC campus or center. For more information, please email CommunityEducation@south or call 784-7388. Guardian ad Litem volunteer information availableThe Guardian ad Litem program, which serves abused and neglected children across Highlands County, is seeking volunteers. Dawn Shinskey, a recruiter for the program, will have information about becoming a volunteer from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Lake Placid Memorial Library and from 1-3 p.m. Thursday at the Sebring Library. Stop by with any questions. If unable to attend this orientation session, call Dawn Shinskey at (863) 534-4597 or email closures for concertSEBRING The Circle of Truth Ministries has been approved to hold a concert on Saturday. The concert begins at 7 p.m. and should end by 10 p.m. Due to the length of time it will take for event setup, local roads within the event area will be closed at 8 a.m. Detours will be established and will remain in effect for the duration of the event to aid motorists with circumventing the event area. The following road closures and parking restrictions will be implemented in conjunction with the concert. On Saturday at 8 a.m. North Ridgewood Drive will be closed from North Pine Street to Circle Drive and North Mango Street will be closed from North Ridgewood Drive to the Community Briefs Continued on A7 News-Sun staffAVON PARK H ighlands County sheri ffs deputies are looking f or information on an a rmed robbery at Avon P ark gas station on S unday. According to a press r elease from the H ighlands County S heriffs Office, a man a rmed with a knife robbed t he Sunoco store at 999 U .S. 27 South at closing t ime. Deputies were called at a round 11:30 p.m. and the v ictim told them that at c losing time, the suspect f orced his way into the s tore and ordered the vict im to open the cash regi ster. The clerk was ordered t o get on the floor and w aited a few minutes a fter the suspect left b efore calling deputies, t he report said. Asearch b y K-9 deputies was u nable to locate the susp ect. The suspect, described a s white or Hispanic, a bout 6 feet tall with a b ulky build and wearing a b lack hooded sweatshirt a nd black pants, spoke b oth English and Spanish. Anyone with informat ion pertaining to this c rime is asked to contact t he Highlands County S heriffs Office, Criminal I nvestigations Units Det. N athan Coogan at 4027 250. Anyone wishing to r emain anonymous and be e ligible for a cash reward i s asked to call Heartland C rime Stoppers at 1-8002 26-TIPS (8477) or visit w ww.heartlandcrimestopp AP store robbed by man with a knife ORANGE CITY(AP) Residents may soon g et the chance to change t he name of their central F lorida city. On Tuesday evening, t he Orange City Council w ill consider a proposal t o change the citys name t o Blue Spring. Thats the n ame original townspeop le chose back in 1876. B ut the postmaster decide d his choice Orange C ity would draw more a ttention, so he wrote O range City on the paperw ork. The Daytona Beach N ews-Journal reports C ouncilman Michael W right first raised the n ame change idea in J une. He believes naming t he city after its most valu ed asset Blue Spring S tate Park will attract m ore eco-tourists. The goal is to do s omething for economic d evelopment and make O range City a better p lace, Wright said. It w ould be interested to m ake something correct t hat went against democr acy. The name change w ould require a vote by r esidents and that likely w ouldnt take place until a t least the second half of 2 014. Mayor Tom Laputka s aid hes willing to let the i ssue be debated. Orange City to consider name change


TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. ADVERTISINGVICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSExt. BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. Editorial & Opinion www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 Page A3 People now in their 60s a nd 70s can remember the d ay of the hand-pushed lawn m ower and the rhythmic w hir of its blades. In those d ays, while potentially dang erous, mowers were fairly b enign. The main threats to h ealth were cardiac arrest a nd dehydration. It took until after World W ar II for the motorized m ower industry to take off, t he result of expanding subu rbs and breakthroughs in p lastic, small engines and g asoline products. By the 1960s, riding mowe rs were on the market and h ave been refined ever since. T oday there are fast-moving l awn mowers that turn on a d ime. Cutting blades typicall y spin at 160 mph. According to Total L andscape Care Magazine, it f ield tested a Dixie Chopper Xcaliber in 2007, mowing a 60-acre field in five hours. All of which is to say lawn mowers have evolved into serious machines. The proof is in the increasing number of serious injuries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as many as 16,000 children under the age of 19 are injured every year in mower accidents. There have been three accidents in the news since April, one of those a 2-yearold boy from Lake Placid who was backed over by a mower while he rode his bike. He suffered severe leg injuries. What this means is we have to take greater care. It is no longer safe to ride on granddads lap or to let the children play in the yard while the mower is in use. Be sure young children and pets are safely in the house. Between the speed of the mower, its noise and the dulling routine, it is too easy to lose concentration and put others at risk. Even a wellbehaved child can take a surprising turn and run in just the wrong direction at just the wrong time. Never let a child ride in your lap. People have died like that. Be sure teenagers understand the no passenger rule. Dont let anyone under the age of 16 drive a highpowered mower and be sure they wear sturdy shoes when they do. Dont just look over your shoulder when preparing to go in reverse, check more than once. Whenever a terrible accident happens, like the 2year-old who lost her feet when her father accidentally ran over them, our typical reaction is shock that it happened to us. This is one tragedy that be avoided by simply being careful. Be mindful when mowing T echnology has overwhelmed us again, in an area we dont usually associate with invention maint aining our yards. Mother Earth lost a friend in Williams E ditor: It was with profound sadn ess that I felt when reading a bout the death of Willie W illiams. I knew this fine e nvironmentalist for many y ears and was always happy t o interact with him. He was t he kind of kindred soul that m ade you feel special b ecause you chose to be like h imself a protector of the e nvironment and willing to d o what was necessary to a chieve goals. I knew him as a leader in the Native Plant S ociety, and an expert in sett ing up and maintaining Blue B ird trails. The remarkable w ork he did in that field at t he Avon Park Bombing R ange was a good example o f this mans dedication to a j ob that could be the envy of o thers who had similar proje cts. There was a time when I w as helping the Archbold B iological Station collect c ertain environmental data at a wonderful piece of propert y off Lake Mirror Drive, in L ake Placid, owned by A rchbold. Some of the p lants found there were so s uperb that I invited Willie t o visit. He did so, and baref ooted (!), soaked up the b eauty of certain plants; m aking the kind of enthusia stic comments you would e xpect from a person that l oved the Creators work. O ne tree stood out in particular for Willie and he sounded like he just discovered gold! He jumped up and down and said, That tree! That tree! Its a real special tree! I will have to inform the right people about it and have it placed in the National Registry of Outstanding Specimens! Well, he did, and it was. The tree, by the way, was a Black Gum. Im sure others have similar stories about Willie Williams, giving you a better insight into this wonderful environmentalist. I take notice that his remains have been buried in the Fort Kissimmee Cemetary at the Avon Park Air Force Base. In my opinion, a better resting place could not be found, as it will be not too far from his beloved Blue Bird Trail. Hank Kowalski Lake PlacidFighting cancer at home and in Washington, D.C.Editor: Romona Washington 9/23/13 w/pic As a survivor of cancer, I know that public policy can be a vital tool in the fight against cancer. I have been working with other people touched by cancer in Florida to educate our elected officials how their decisions can help people prevent and fight the disease. Last week, I traveled to Washington, D.C., to represent the voice of cancer survivors and patients in Congressional District 17. When I met with Congressman Tom Rooney, I told him that continued support of research funding and prevention programs is critical to finding cures and stopping cancer before it starts. Without adequate federal funding, potential discoveries in research labs across the country may be trapped in beakers and test tubes while families sit waiting for treatments that could save the life of their loved one. Our elected officials need to hear from the nearly 14 million cancer survivors in this country. I know I made a difference this past week, and I encourage everyone to get involved. Visit to be connected to people like me in your community. Let us work togetheracross the country to finish the fight against cancer. Cheryl Dent Volunteer, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Lake Placid Courtesy photo Heather Wildermuth, Director of Government Relations, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, poses with Contressman Trey Radel, District 19, Becky MacKenzie, ACT Lead for ACS Can, and Cheryl Dent, ACT Lead for ACS CAN, Dist. 17. I would like to respond and offer a different perspective to your (Sunday) editorial Time to break bread in Avon Park. Here is the bottom line: the City has dealt with a number of frivolous employment lawsuits and regulatory complaints. These complaints have finally started working ... through the legal and regulatory system. As the complaints have been fully examined and investigated the City of Avon Park has prevailed against all charges on every single instance. We have not lost a single complaint yet. As previously stated, their batting average remains a flat zero. All of the unsuccessful complainants are inter-related and have retained the same attorney for legal advice. One recent example is the federal lawsuit filed by Sally Perry, which was dismissed by the judge. Another example is the E.E.O.C. charge filed by Joy Estredge, which was investigated and dismissed. Another example is the Florida Department of Environmental Protection complaint filed by Union President Tammy Macklin, which was investigated and dismissed. Similarly, Councilman (Garrett) Anderson, without any basis of fact, signed, notarized and swore to an affidavit with reckless disregard for the truth. His frivolous complaint against me was independently investigated twice and dismissed twice. He is having difficulty understanding this reality and refuses to accept it. More importantly, here are the pieces to the puzzle, which your paper needs to connect and inform the public. As Union President, Tammy Macklin campaigned for Mr. Anderson on election day with a loud bullhorn just outside the election precinct. Other high ranking union officials campaigned for Anderson right on Main Street. Some of the necessary measures taken to stabilize the citys finances from bankruptcy have been highly unpopular with the citys labor unions in the losing of 50 jobs and lack of pay raises. It is my opinion that the councilman may feel some level of devotion towards those associations and affiliations which helped him get elected. The objectives of smaller leaner government are sometimes contradictor y to unions when 50 jobs are cut. ...The big picture from 2009 is a municipality that was on the brink of bankruptcy with financial troubles and furthermore could not even pay monthly bills The City of Avon Park, as an organization, has bee n transformed. Not only have we established a reserve fund for emergencies, but also provided a 95 percent property tax cut in relief for city residents and businesses, and passed a 20 percen t garbage rate reduction, grown the city limits by more than 2 square miles (and) established many public and private partnerships which have increased efficiencies and increased the levels of services provided. More importantly, we have the distinguished bragging rights of being debt free this coming December. This is a unique position to attain in the past two years. Please understand that going from bankruptcy to being debt free with reserve funds requires heavy lifting and restructuring of the entire organization. These organizational changes involved difficult and controversial decisions by administration and the city council. This is why w e have lawsuits and controversy but overall has our financial position and standing improved? While breaking bread is fine with me, turning a blind eye to misfeasance, malfeasance, charter and ordinance violations is not. There is a difference, and it is important for your readers to fully understand this difference. City ordinance and state law requires building permits to be pulled on new construction. Councilman Anderson failed to pull permits when he acquired and converted a common materials storage warehouse into an ammunition manufacturing factory. When his factory equipment went damag ed as a likely result of faulty electrical wiring, he then expected a local licensed contractor to help him file Deleon: a different perspective Guest Column Julian Deleon See DELEON, A4


Page A4 News-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 9/25/13; 0 0 0 3 2 5 4 3 a n insurance claim. The cont ractor refused to participate i n the insurance filing, and i nstead filed a complaint i ndependently with the buildi ng official for the county, t he citys fire marshal, and t hen lastly filed a complaint w ith the city managers o ffice. I had nothing to do w ith these activities. On the s urface, this appeared as an i nsurance impropriety, and it w as relayed as such to the c ity when the unpermitted w ork is what likely caused t he $100,000 in damages to t he equipment. As city manager, I do not h ave the authority to grant a s itting councilman a hallway p ass for not complying with c ity ordinance or state law r elative to unpermitted cons truction work. I consulted w ith the city attorney when t he complaint was filed and a cted on his advice on how to p rocess. This is not about breaking b read, it is about C ouncilman Anderson having t o follow the same laws and r ules as the citizens. Given t he explosive nature of the a mmunition making process, h e should have known better a nd safeguarded the public w elfare by not cutting corn ers, hiring professionals and s ecuring the proper building p ermits required for electric al, mechanical and structural w ork constructed at his bullet m aking factory. In a related matter, in viol ation of the citys charter, C ouncilman Anderson r efused to participate and a nswer any questions relative t o the investigation authori zed by the city council. To t his very day, several issues r emain unsubstantiated or u nanswered given his failure t o participate in the city c ouncils charter authorized i nvestigation. Being elected to public office does not place Councilman Anderson above the law or above other citizens. If the law requires him to pull a building permit for electrical, mechanical and structural elements constructed at the Anderson Arms Factory, then he should have done so, especially given that his line of work deals with highly flammable explosives in the ammunition making process. If the city charter requires for Councilman Anderson to cooperate in an investigation authorized by the city council, then he should have cooperated. Instead he refused to participate and left many questions regarding his conduct unanswered. Similarly, if he receives a traffic citation from a deputy, if necessary, he should challenge this citation through the proper venue, in court like the rest of us, and not through a sheriffs captain cell phone on a late Saturday afternoon. His overall conduct appears as someone who is expected to be given a pass due to his elected position. When I would not turn a blind eye to his misconduct, he opted to punish me by filing a blatantly false complaint with the Commission on Ethics. Yes, after being exonerated from two separate investigations, I believe that I am entitled to attorneys fees, specifically when a complaint is filed as part of my job duties as city manager for Avon Park. As for parting bread, this is real wishful thinking on the papers part given the history and evident motivations. Julian Deleon is city manager of Avon Park. Assertations of fact and opinion are strictly those of the author, not those of the News-Sun. Continued from A3 Editorial & Opinion Deleon: a different perspective EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun. All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as any community leader or government official, so consider this a personal invitation to get your two cents in. The NewsSun has a long history of encouraging public discussion questionnaires. Providing this forum for our readers is a pleasure, not an obligation. News-Sun classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 n o lack of volunteers, she s aid. Davis has the same admir ation for Kay-Salvo. Pamela is amazing, she s aid. She never gives up on t he kids. You can always c ount on her. She just doesn t give up. Jan Merop, who read to c hildren while the Praz Kids c offee shop was open, says m uch the same thing. I saw h er love for kids and the a rts, she said, and her e fforts to bring them togethe r. Deep in heart she wants t o be a blessing for child ren. Kay-Salvo needs that e nthusiasm and perseverance. She began her work in 2008, and learned a lot along the way. Starting with a coffee shop in Lake Placid, KaySalvos first idea was to raise money for scholarships through the shops sales. The effort, however, was not productive so she did away with the shop, redesigned her plan, and is expanding her board of directors whose function will be to raise money. In January 2014, she expects to have a website up and running and will work with the school district to identify more students. So far ,12 scholarships have been awarded. The goal is to significantly increase that number. Praz Kids also offers tutoring, especially for students with learning disabilities. Joe Salvo, Kay-Salvos husband, is a retired teacher with 30 years of experience. As a mark of his support he is volunteering to tutor, too. This program may seem small at the moment, but it has the potential to reach many children. More to the point, Kay-Salvo embodies the kind of person who deserves recognition as a quiet individual who saw a need and is working on a solution. For more information about volunteering, donating or looking for help for a child call her at 991-2134. If there is no answer leave a name and contact number. Continued from A1 KataraSimmons/News-Sun Praz Kidz Founder Pamela Kay-Salvo and Circle Theatre School of the Arts after school program director Trish Davis chat T uesday morning about upcoming opportunities for kids inside the Sweet Shoppe at Circle Theatre in downtown Sebring. Unsung Heroes award sponsored by the heroes at Agero. Praz Kids aims to help young talents get artistic scholarships Special to the News-SunSebring Friends and family coming to visit Florida this winter should plan now to attend the 10th annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, Jan. 16-19, at Sebring Regional Airport. Its a great time to enjoy a post-holiday getaway to an area that offers adventure for every member of the family. With Orlando, Tampa, and Fort Myers each about a two-hour drive away, families can choose to visit the major Florida family attractions or spend a few days on the beach while visiting our event, Expo director Jana Filip said. The exhibition-only event, provides opportunities for visitors to see, try, fly, and buy anything related to homebuilt, sport, and light-sport aircraft. This year, the Expo is extending a special welcome to owners and enthusiasts of homebuilt aircraft to participate in the event. Weve noticed a lot of crossover in avionics and other equipment between light-sport aircraft and homebuilts, and were seeing more experimental light-sport aircraft kits coming into the marketplace, so it makes sense to reach out to the homebuilt community, Filip said. Were also planning to conduct our first homebuilding workshops this year. Stewart Systemsfabric covering experts have committed to presenting a workshop demonstrating its FAR Part 23 and STCapproved, people-safe covering process. Expos forums also will focus on various aspects of kit buil ding aircraft, with six new forum presenters slated to provide more information about homebuilding. Flight Design USAhas signed on as an Elite Sponsor for 2014. Tom Peghiny, president of Flig ht Design USA, said, Flight Design has become a spon sor of the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo for several reasons.The show is very productive for finding qualified buyers. It is held during the pa rt of the year when people a re starting to make their purchase decisions, and the Expo has created a fresh image of sport aviation that our company wants to be associated with. The Expo is the right balance between a trade show for professionals and a fun show for aviation enthusiasts and the public. Tampa General Hospital AeroMed has also confirmed as a new Elite Sponsor and will display i ts emergency response helicopter throughout the weekend. Learn more about the 2014 U.S. Sport Aviation Expo at, follow the event on Facebook (like U.S. Sport Aviation Expo) or on Twitter at #USAviationExpo. Avation Expo: A great addition to a winter vacation


Associated PressBOSTON Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products. The letter says e-cigarettes are being marketed to children through cartoon-like advertising characters and by offering fruit and candy flavors, much like cigarettes were once marketed to hook new smokers. At the same time, e-cigarettes are becoming more affordable and more widely available as the use of regular cigarettes decline as they become more expensive and less socially acceptable. Unlike traditional tobacco products, there are no federal age restrictions that would prevent children from obtaining e-cigarettes, nor are there any advertising restrictions, DeWine wrote. Electronic cigarettes are metal or plastic battery-powered devices resembling traditional cigarettes that heat a liquid nicotine solution, creating vapor that users inhale. Users get nicotine without the chemicals, tar or odor of regular cigarettes. E-cigarettes are being advertised during prime-time television hours at a time when many children are watching, according to the letter, which has led a surge in sales and use. The health effects of e-cigarettes have not been adequately studied and the ingredients are not regulated, the letter said. Special to the News-SunLAKE WALES Rising 205 feet over central Floridas rolling hills of citrus is one of the great achievements of Americas golden age of architecture Edward W. Boks art deco, neo-Gothic Singing Tower, which houses one of the worlds finest carillons and serves as the iconic focal point of Bok Tower Gardens. No other setting like it exists anywhere in the world, and no other book explores the story of this extraordinary public monument like Bok Tower Gardens: Americas Taj Mahal by Kenneth Treister and David Price, set for official release this October. According to Price, coauthor and president of Bok Tower Gardens, Boks story is one of appreciation and giving back to the country that afforded him so much over his lifetime. Bok wanted to create a place of beauty as a gift to the American people, and the culmination of his lifes work was the dedication of the gardens and tower in 1929, Price said. Its part of American history, a story that deserves to be told. Built in 1929 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1993, Bok Tower Gardens is an architectural and landscape masterpiece. Publisher, philanthropist, and naturalist Edward Bok commissioned two esteemed designerslandscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and architect Milton B. Medaryto create a sanctuary that would preserve the areas natural beauty and become a haven for birds and wildlife. The result is a meandering, historic landscape garden in a contemplative and informal woodland setting offering a series of romanti c recesses and tranquil restin g spots, picturesque vistas and breathtaking views of Bok s 60-bell, marble and coquina Singing Tower carillon. Millions of visitors from all over the world have traveled to Bok Tower Gardens over the years to experience Boks vision first hand. Now co-authors Treister and Price, in conjunction with former Harvard University president Derek Bok, former Florida governor and senator Bob Graham, and architectural photographer Dan Forer bring this story to life in Bok Tower Gardens: Americas Taj Mahal, the first book of its kind about this unique destination. Author-signed copies are available now in the Tower & Garden Gift Shop, or online at www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 Page A5 MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; top rt hand pg main A; 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 7 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page sept ads; 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 LAMPE & KEIFFER; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 9/25/13; 0 0 0 3 2 5 4 2 Obituaries LASSITER BEASLEY Lassiter Alred Beasley, 56, of Plant City passed away Sept. 13, 2 013 after a long battle w ith cancer. He is survived by his m other, Jewel Snellgrove; h is three children, Sean, M ara and Hunter Beasley; s isters, Missee Morris, D ede McClernan, Renea Mathews, and Tanya White; and a brother, Sam White. He also leaves a grandchild and many nieces and nephews. Mathews, of Sebring, said her brother will be greatly missed. He was an Army veteran, loved blues music, playing his guitar, traveling, cook-outs and the Bucs, she said. There will be no service. RICHARD MATHIASEN Richard W. Mathiasen, age 76, of Sebring, Fla., passed a way Sunday, Sept. 22, 2 013 in Sebring.He was b orn Jan. 26, 1937 to W alfred and Dr. Helena M athiasen in Long Island, N .Y., and had been a resid ent of Sebring since 1994, c oming from Hyde Park, N .Y. He was employed by I BM as a repair technician, s erved in the U.S. Air Force d uring peacetime and was o f the Protestant faith. He is survived by his w ife of 36 years, Patricia M athiasen of Sebring; d aughters, Jean Mathiason O Donnell of Fishkill, N.Y., a nd Linda Mathiason of N ew Bern, N.C.; sons, J ames Mathiasen of W appingers Falls, N.Y., and Timko Mathiasen of Alaska; sister, Liz McKinnon of Winder, Ga.; brother-in-law, Donald Tilliets of Palatka, Fla.; grandchildren, Amy (Chris) ODonnell Eddy of New York, Angela Lozowski of North Carolina, Andrew ODonnell of New Jersey, and Timothy Mathiasen of North Carolina; and greatgrandson, Landon Michael ODonnell. Amemorial service will be held at a later date in New York.Memorial donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL33870. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Fla. 33870 (863) 385-0125 MAE McGOWAN Mae Lois McGowan, 71, w ent home to be with the L ord on Sept. 21, 2013. U pon her passing she was h ome, surrounded by famil y. She was in born in 1942 i n Lyons, Ga., where she w as also raised. She lived i n Sebring more than 40 y ears, where she was marr ied to the late Willie M cGowan. She leaves two sisters, one sister-in-law, two children and a host of grandchildren and great-grands, nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed. Her funeral service will be Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Bountiful Blessings Church on Martin Luther King Boulevard. Services will be conducted under Swann Mortuary in Sebring. BURDETTE MYERS Burdette Orin Myers, age 83, of Avon Park, Fla., passed a way Thursday, Sept. 19, 2 013 in Sebring, Fla. He w as born March 10, 1930 t o George W. and Alice ( Schmelling) Myers in W abeno, Wis. and had been a resident of Avon Park s ince 1973, coming from M iami, Fla. He was a past ry chef and was of the L utheran faith.Burdette w as a veteran of the K orean War and served in t he U.S. Navy on the USS P hilippine Sea CV-47 and t he USS Pickaway APA2 22 from July 2, 1947 to M arch 7, 1952. He felt fort unate to have sailed with A dmiral Byrd. He was an a ctive member of the Avon P ark VFW, Loyal Order of t he Moose, the American L egion and the NRA.He w as very artistic, enjoyed w orking with stained glass a nd also loved music and p layed several instruments. H e built his own cabin in N orth Carolina and enjoyed g ardening and sharing his p roduce with his neighbors. H e was an avid Packers fan a nd enjoyed making moons hine and sharing it with f amily and friends. As a p astry chef, he was known w orldwide for his pecan s ticky buns. He loved his f amily and his springer s paniels. Burdette was preceded in death by his parents; brother, George Wayne Myers; first wife, Bonnie Jean Myers; daughter, Suzanne (Nano) Myers and granddaughter, BreAnne McDonald. He is survived by his wife, Mary Myers; sister, Eileen (Dave) DeNoble; brother, Gerald (Jeanette) Myers; daughters, Charlene Edwards, Katricia (Tim) Phillips, and Sengsong Thear (Andrew) Ticas Lin; sons, George (LeeAnn) Myers, Burt (Yvonne) Myers, Dennis (Suzanne) Myers, Dwayne (Madeline) Myers, Ben (Michelle) Myers, Richard McDonald, Michael (Jackie) McDonald, Greg (Lynn) McDonald, and Chris (Marina) McDonald; 29 grandchildren, 22 greatgrandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Burdette will be tremendously missed by his family and many, many friends in Avon Park, Fla. and Blowing Rock, N.C.Dad and Grandpa -We love you very much and will always remember what you taught us about life, adventure, taking risks and loving. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Amemorial service will be held at a later date. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Fla. 33870 (863) 385-0125 New book explores story of Bok Tower 40 state AGs urge tight regulation of e-cigarettes MIAMI (AP) Asettlem ent agreement requires the U .S. Fish and Wildlife S ervice to decide whether n ine species need protection u nder the Endangered S pecies Act. The Center for B iological Diversity petit ioned in 2010 and 2011 for p rotection for three freshwat er species, a fox, two birds a nd three other animals. The w ildlife service will make a decision about whether to declare each species to be threatened or endangered. The agreement includes the bridled darter, the Panama City crayfish, the Suwannee moccasin shell mussel, the eastern hellbender salamander, the Florida Keys mole skink, MacGillivrays seaside sparrow, boreal toad, the Sierra Nevada red fox and Bicknells thrush. 9 species may be added to protected list


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a lley adjacent to the utilities d epartment. Parking restrictions will b e implemented for all parki ng spaces along the above c losed roads. All above road closures w ill be reopened by midn ight. Detours will be establ ished so that vehicles trave ling downtown may circ umvent the event areas. Questions relating to this r oad closure may be directed t o Karl Hoglund of the S ebring Police Department b y email at k m or by telephone at (863) 4 71-5108. Event related q uestions should be directed t o Dee Andrews at (863) 4 71-2228. Palms Apple Festival set for weekend SEBRING The 17th a nnual Palms Apple Festival w ill feature all of the popul ar seasonal items it has in t he past. Great new apple a nd seasonal country collect ion products will dazzle all a ttending. Chef Mac will be in the P alms kitchen, baking the e ver famous apple d umplings. There will also b e apple pies, apple cakes, a pple and pumpkin breads, c akes, cookies and more. M any will be available in r educed sugar. The Palms Mercantile will a lso offer a variety of used n otions and collectables, i ncluding lighted Christmas V ilage houses, churches, s tores and more. The festival will begin at 8 a.m. daily Thursday t hrough Saturday, ending at 7 p.m. Thursday, 5 p.m. F riday and noon Saturday. LPHS homecoming parade route set LAKE PLACID The L ake Placid High School H omecoming Parade will s tart at 10 a.m. Friday at the s chool, will go around the c ircle and up Interlake B oulevard. The Student Government A ssociation will have a float i n honor of Manna M inistries and will be a ccepting food donations a long the parade route. Empty Bowls Luncheon benefits Food Bank SEBRING The H eartland Food Bank is having its major fundraiser, the Empty Bowls Luncheon, at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agri Civic Center, U.S. 27 South, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18. Cost is $10 per person. Enjoy bidding on the silent auction items or buy a $5 ticket to possibly win a colorful, decorative bag containing an item worth more than $5; feast on the unique lunch menu; and enjoy listening to the Sebring High School Show Choir, Walker Academy Steel Drum Band, and soloist Nala Price.Saturday Morning vendors neededLAKE PLACID The Saturday Morning Market, which is sponsored by the Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, will commence on Saturday, Oct. 12 in Stuart Park. Avendor application is available on the chamber website at www.visitlakeplacidflorida.c om or by calling the Lake Placid Chamber at 465-4331.SFSC holds Early Childhood Education Conference AVON PARK South Florida State Colleges Corporate and Community Education Department will hold its annual Early Childhood Education Conference from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the SFSC Highlands Campus. The conference is open to the public and anyone who works with or cares for children. The day will be filled with speakers who will present fun, interactive, and educational ways to engage with children. Jane Kitson, also known as Mother Goose, will be the keynote speaker. She is the author of more than 350 original songs and fingerplays that have been shared with over 100,000 early childhood professionals in 47 states and Canada. Participants will leave with dozens of activities they can use right away. To learn more about Kitson, visit her website at, and check out her Facebook page, Jane Kitson/Pocket Productions. The conference cost is $39.50 and may be paid by cash, check, or credit card. The course number (CRN) is 10869. Participants may register in Building B on the Highlands Campus or at any SFSC campus or center. For more information, contact Debbie Gutierrez, program specialist, at 784-7032 or email www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 Page A7 lindsey's wish; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, lyndsey's wish; 0 0 0 3 1 9 7 4 biz spotlight; 5.542"; 8"; Black plus three; process, heartland biz spotlig; 0 0 0 3 1 9 7 5 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 102480-publix liquors; 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 9 Continued from A2 Community Briefs MIAMI (AP) Police s ay a motorist is dead after h er car struck a man who h ad stopped beside Floridas T urnpike to rescue a cat. The Florida Highway P atrol told The Miami H erald that 35-year-old M ichael James Schneider of T equesta was northbound on t he turnpike in Broward C ounty when he noticed the c at Monday afternoon. He p arked by the roadway and w alked back toward the cat. APatrol statement says S chneider was hit by a n orthbound car. Police say t he female driver, whose n ame wasnt released, went o ff the road with Schneider o n the hood before hitting h is parked car and a g uardrail, tossing him to the s houlder. Police say the m otorist was later pron ounced dead and Schneider w as in critical condition. Police told The Herald the c at died. Police: Deadly turnpike crash after cat rescue attempt


NEWYORK (AP) Burger King wants people to feel less guilty about gobbling up its french fries. The worlds No. 2 hamburger chain is launching a new crinkle-cut french fry on Tuesday that it says has about 20 percent fewer calories than its regular fries. The chain says a small order of the new Satisfries clocks in at 270 calories because of a new batter that doesnt absorb as much oil. By comparison, a small order of its regular fries, sans crinkles, has 340 calories. The concept of taking an indulgent food and removing some of the guilt isnt new, of course. Supermarkets are filled with baked potato chips, 100-calorie packs of popular treats. Such creations play on peoples inability to give up their food vices, even as they struggle to eat better. The idea is to create something that skimps on calories, but not on taste. Burger King executives say people wont be able to tell that Satisfries are lower in calories. The Pension Board is autonomous from the city, but Warner was the city councils appointed representative to the board. The city council had hoped to see Warner or another trustee Monday, but City Manager Julian Deleon told the council Warner had said in an email that he was not interested in having a joint meeting with the city. Deleon wanted to remove Warner at a special meeting on Sept. 4, but was told no by the council on the grounds that Warner was not there to speak for himself. Instead, the city council set joint meeting with the police pension board on Oct. 14. Anderson said Monday that the city should stick with that plan, especially since pension board members wanted to wait until their attorney could be present. So, if we already made provisions to make a meeting, lets do what we said we were going to do, give these people the respect they deserve the benefit of the doubt and have the meeting, Anderson said. Deleon said he got documents from the City of Bartow within a week of asking because a member of the police pension board there had been copied on the emails. Through those emails, Deleon said Warner and Police Pension Board Administrator Carol Knapp have been maneuvering to terminate the police pension system without other pension board members knowing about it. Deleon said he wanted Knapps records to find out who else was informed. He said that although many people in the plan might not be old enough to retire, closing the plan means each vested member would get a lump sum check based on expected life span. That could easily run into the tens of millions of dollars, said Brian W. Koji with Allen, Norton & Blue, a labor and employment law firm in Tampa. Deleon also accuses Knapp, Warner and others including Anderson of intentionally bypassing Sunshine laws by using per sonal email accounts to com municate with each other. Anderson was copied on emails while Councilman Parke Sutherland liaison to the pension board was not. Anderson said he turned in all copies of those emails and broke no laws. Deleon asked Anderson to enlighten us since you have a direct pipeline, but Anderson said he had no answers for pension board members intentions. Sutherland said he was concerned the issue has dragged on for eight weeks without meaningful response and didnt believe a joint meeting would be useful if the board chair had refused to attend a joint meeting. Buhr said the meeting was to explain what was being said, but had nothing to do with the records request. He said it appeared to be an intentional delay of releasing documents. Continued from A1 F lavorful treats arent just l imited to apple either; some o f falls most well-known f lavors are known to make a ppearances at the festival e ach year. Sugar-free items w ill also be available for the m ore health conscious p atrons. Hundreds of decor items w ill be on display for purc hase at the festival, many c oming from Kesselrings o wn collection of fallt hemed items. Dishes, statu es, tea sets and much more w ill be available for purc hase throughout the threed ay event. Kesselrings vision continu es to live on under the d irection of Wellness D irector Adele Dornheim. D ornheim began taking over t he preparation for the event s ince Kesselrings passing a lmost two years ago. We are very busy and very excited about this years festival. Its looking good. We have had several residents, staff and friends donate items for the festival. Weve got some interesting and unusual items that we found from all over the place, said Dornheim. The festival is just warm and inviting. You get the oranges and all the colors from the leaves, of course you get the smells, the apples, the cinnamon. We want the people who arent used to the season to experience the warmth of fall that we all know as northerners. Once you get in here, you just love it. The Palms Apple Harvest Festival will take place Thursday through Saturday. The festival is open and free to the public; items for purchase are priced at various prices. The festival will be held in the Wellness Center of the Palms (725 S. Pine St.) and will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and closes out Saturday, 8 a.m. until noon. For more information contact Dornheim at the Palms at 385-0161. Page A8 News-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 LAKEVIEW PHARMACY; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 11 of 15; 0 0 0 3 1 9 9 2 SEBRING HILLS ASSOCIATION; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 9/25,27 entertainment section; 0 0 0 3 2 2 3 0 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; 9/25/13; 0 0 0 3 2 5 4 0 Continued from A1 d efend a public official w ho incurs legal fees from a n investigation and is c leared of allegations. Anderson said he b elieves Avon Park has s een more lawsuits in D eleons two years as city m anager than in the last 20, a nd didnt believe didnt b elieve city taxpayers s hould pay Deleons legal b ill. Mayor Sharon Schuler s aid that if Deleon were to s eek funds through the E thics Commission, the s tate would seek payment f rom Anderson. Anderson said thats fine. Why do the citizens of A von Park have to pay t hat? Anderson asked. Anderson said that if the c ity sets a precedent, it w ould need to pay his a ttorney fees both for the e thics complaint and the i nvestigation done at the c ity managers request w hich found nothing a gainst Anderson. The reason there were n o findings is because you d idnt cooperate with the i nvestigation, Buhr said. Amidst rumbling from o ther council members, A nderson said that was o nly Buhrs opinion, since h is actions did not stop the i nvestigation. He also said his legal f ees stemmed from being o n the city council and the c ity council authorizing an i nvestigation. Deleon said that when the city asked for an investigation, he cooperated fully and Anderson flat out refused. By direction of legal council, Anderson said. Sutherland said the reason Anderson would not be entitled to recoup funds is because no one filed an ethics complaint or lawsuit against him. An audience member called Sutherlands statement an opinion. He said he was elected to give his opinion and welcomed her to the podium, if she had asked permission to speak. He also said Anderson didnt have anything on the agenda asking for reimbursement and would need to submit that for a future meeting. Anderson asked if the city council could vote to reimburse his expenses upon seeing receipts. Sutherland said it would need to be reviewed and voted on at that time. Anderson also asked, since the Ethics Commission is not an actual court, if it was necessary for Deleon to hire an attorney. Buhr declined to answer, but suggested Andersons own attorney could look into that matter and bring a lawsuit. But Im saying hes going to be wasting his time and your money by doing so because youre not entitled to any money or attorneys fees from this panel, Buhr said. Complaints by Anderson were dismissed by the Ethics Commission for not meeting the threshold for probable cause. In his complaint, Anderson claimed that his ammunition manufacturing business Anderson Arms Inc. was investigated in retaliation for questioning why Deleon should be allowed to live in Lake Placid while Avon Parks city manager. Anderson claimed his business received visits from the county building inspector and city fire department inspector shortly after that, both of whom told him they were instructed to find something wrong. However, when questioned during the ethics investigation, both inspectors denied being sent by Deleon or telling Anderson their jobs were threatened if they didnt find violations. Deleon also said he couldnt direct the county official. In other communications with the News-Sun, Deleon also claimed that he had acted on a complaint from a member of the public that Andersons business had been improperly wired for manufacturing and was a hazard. Anderson said Monday that inspectors and an investigation by the city found nothing wrong at his business. Continued from A1 Apple Festival starts Thursday Warner removed from pension board post by AP city council By PHILATTINGER pattinger@newssun.comAVON PARK The Avon Park City Council approved its 2013-14 budget Monday with no discussion from council members or the public. The $17.3 million budget includes cuts in property taxes and garbage fees and a plan to eliminate debt by December. The property tax rate is 30 cents per $1,000 of taxable property value, meaning that a homeowner with a $125,000 home and one homestead exemption would only pay $30 in property taxes. The citys expected tax revenue, according to City Manager Julian Deleon, would be $63,830 for the 2013-14 fiscal year. Deleon said the city will manage on that amount thanks to reduced expenses, a reduced workforce from 103 to less than 50 employees news areas annexed into the city limits for water and sewer service and a reduction in the law enforcement contract with the Highlands County Sheriffs Office of $553,000 since last year. Overall, the city would have $4.94 million in revenue in the coming fiscal year with a total general fund budget of $9.88 million. Deleon said city would have a revised general fund contingency of $255,000 still more than 2011s budg et of $148,000 and more than two and a half months of operating revenue in reserves: $3 million. Deleon has also expresse d concern over pension costs, such as $130,000 for the police pension and more than $357,000 for the fire pension, which made up almost half of the citys $744,000 payroll. He has been in negotiations with pension boards t o lower those costs. However strife between Deleon and officials with the police pension board have left those negotiations at a standstill. AP approves 2013-14 budget Phil Attinger/News-Sun A von Park City Councilman Parke Sutherland (left) listens as fellow Councilman Garrett A nderson speaks during a debate about the city reimbursing City Manager Julian Deleon f or legal fees he encountered while defending himself from an ethics complaint filed by A nderson in March. Council votes to pay Deleon for legal fees Burger King offers lower-calorie french fry


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013Page A9 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-394 Division: Estrada IN RE: ESTATE OF MARVIN F. SCHULER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARVIN F. SCHULER, deceased, whose date of death was February 18, 2013, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-4807, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 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 FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 25, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Mark J. Schuler N5501 Willow Road Plymouth, Wisconsin 53073 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Nicholas G. Schommer Attorney For Personal Representatives Florida Bar No. 221090 Email: or 329 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Phone: 863-385-5139 Fax: 863-385-2566 September 25; October 2, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-392 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF GEORGE L. ARMAS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of GEORGE L. ARMAS., deceased, whose date of death was June 25, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 18, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Edward Armas 3545 Breakneck Road Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Pamela T. Karlson Florida Bar Number: 0017957 301 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863)465-5033 Fax: (863) 465-6022 E-Mail: September 18, 25, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-380 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF RICHARD ALLEN WHITE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RICHARD ALLEN WHITE, deceased, whose date of death was February 27, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 25, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Carol Zuelene Kesterson 13600 S. Jefferson Ave. Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Pamela T. Karlson Florida Bar Number: 0017957 301 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863)465-5033 Fax: (863) 465-6022 E-Mail: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 13-361-PC Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT L. FLETCHER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROBERT L. FLETCHER, deceased, whose date of death was June 11, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 25, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Douglas L. Fletcher 425 Ed Carter Street Avon Park, Florida 33825 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ James V. Lobozzo Jr. James V. Lobozzo, Jr., Esq. Attorney for Douglas L. Fletcher Florida Bar Number: 274178 MCCLURE & LOBOZZO 211 S. Ridgewood Drive Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863) 402-1888 Fax: (863) 471-0751 E-Mail: Secondary E-Mail: September 25; October 2, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-404 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF RUTH F. CARR Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RUTH F. CARR, deceased, whose date of death was July 13, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 25, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Thomas R. Carr 1860 Georgiana Dr. NE Atlanta, Georgia 30329 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863) 465-1111 Fax: (863) 465-8100 E-Mail: September 25; October 2, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-374 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF ROGER L. SMITH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROGER L. SMITH, deceased, whose date of death was July 16, 2013, and whose Social Security Number is xxx-xx-0837, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 18, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Ruth E. Smith 119 Washington Blvd. Lake Placid, FL 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863)465-1111 E-Mail: September 18, 25, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282013CA276 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. LONNIE THOMPSON A/K/A LONNIE R. THOMPSON AKA LONNIE RICHARD THOMPSON; DIANE THOMPSON A/K/A DIANE L. THOMPSON; EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure Sale dated the 10th day of September, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282013CA276, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is the Plaintiff and LONNIE THOMPSON A/K/A LONNIE R. THOMPSON AKA LONNIE RICHARD THOMPSON, DIANCE THOMPSON A/K/A DIANE L. THOMPSON, EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA and UNKNOWN TENANT NKA MIKE LEE IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 10th day of October, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 380, WEST SEBRING ESTATES, SECTION B, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (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. Dated this 10th day of September, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak 11-08505 September 18, 25, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2013-CA-000426 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION TRUST 2007-CH4, ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-CH4, Plantiff, vs. RUBEN A. BOUZA, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ALEXIA ACOSTA-BOUZA Last Known Address: 3015 JAPONICA AVENUE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Also Attempted At: 215 TO TO LO CHEE DRIVE, HIALEAH, FL 330105237 Also Attempted At: 872 SE 9TH CT, HIALEAH, FL 33010 Current Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 18, IN BLOCK 65, OF LEISURE LAKES, SECTION TWELVE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 66, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Choice Legal Group, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before October 22, 2013, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in THE NEWS SUN and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (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 your believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 12th day of September, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk File 11-16260 September 18, 25, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2010CA000991A DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD D. LEE, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure Sale dated September 13, 2013 and entered in Case No. 2010CA000991A of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and RICHARD D. LEE; PAMELA A. LEE; HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 16th day of October, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 11 AND 12, BLOCK 427, SEBRING SUMMIT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 62, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1728 ROBERTA AVE., SEBRING, FL 33870 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 sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on September 13, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10108937 COUNTRY-FHA-R-vocasio-Team 2 F10108937 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. September 18, 25, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. GC13-287 SECTION NO. MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION F/K/A MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. ROBERT L. TANKERSLEY; LINDA TANKERSLEY; TENANT #1; TENANT #2; SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC.; and ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS 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, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment entered on September 10, 2013 in this case in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, the real property described as: LEGAL: LOTS 6 AND 7, BLOCK M, OF SPRING LAKE VILLAGE VI, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AT PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 21, IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ADDRESS: 2816 Duane Palmer Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 will be sold at public sale to the highest and best bidder for cash, on 16th day of October, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at the Jury Assembly Room of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce A venue, Sebring, Florida 33870. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk DATE: September 10, 2013 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 SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. ` `IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR, 863-534-4690 AT LEAST 7 DAYS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE, OR IMMEDIA TELY UPON RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION IF THE TIME BEFORE THE SCHEDULED APPEARA NCE IS LESS THAN 7 DAYS; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 711.'' September 18, 25, 2013 1050Legals 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 1050LegalsNOTICE OF FINAL AGENCY ACTION BY THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT Notice is given that the Districts Final Agency A ction is approval of the application for a Water Use Permit to serve Industrial/Commercial & Agricultural activities. The total authorized withdrawal is 87,000 GPD, Peak Months is 320,100 GPD, and Maximum is 2,736,500 GPD. The project is located in Highlands County, Section(s) 04, Township 33 South, Range 28 East. The permit applicant is Cargill Juice North America, Inc., whose address is P.O. Box 2000, Frostproof, FL 33843. The Permit No. is 20 004086.211. The file(s) pertaining to the project referred to above is available for inspection Monday through Friday except for legal holidays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) 170 Century Boulevard, Bartow, Florida 33830-7700. NOTICE OF RIGHTS A ny person whose substantial interests are affected by the Districts action granting this exemption may request an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes (F.S.), and Chapter 28-106, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), of the Uniform Rules of Procedure. A request for hearing must (1) explain how the substantial interests of each person requesting the hearing will be affected by the Districts action, or final action; (2) state all material facts disputed by each person requesting the hearing or state that there are no disputed facts; and (3) otherwise comply with Chapter 28-106, F.A.C. A request for hearing must be filed with and received by the Agency Clerk of the District at the Districts Brooksville address, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, FL 34604-6899 within 21 days of publication of this notice. Failure to file a request for hearing within this time period shall constitute a waiver of any right such person may have to request a hearing under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Districts final action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice of final agency action. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the District on the application have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation pursuant to Section 120.573, F.S., to settle an administrative dispute regarding the Districts final action in this matter is not available prior to the filing of a request for hearing. September 25, 2013 Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youre doing, but no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876


Page A10News-SunWednesday, September 25, m NOTICE OF DISPOSITION A CCORDING TO THE FLORIDA SELF STORAGE FACILITY ACT THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOCATED AT THE STORAGE PLACE OF AVON PARK, 395 CR 17A WEST, AVON PARK, FL 33825 WILL BE DISPOSED OF TO AN AUCTIONEER ON OCTOBER 15, 2013 AT 10:00 AM. ALL UNITS ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHER WISE STATED. Names and unit numbers are as follows: NAME UNIT NUMBER Kortney Wright 110 Caitlin Choquette 255 Calvin Crowell II 339 DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORDS LIEN MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS, UNDER FLORIDA LAW, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE IN CASH. September 25; October 2, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 10-000743 GCS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL A SSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST BY PURCHASE FROM THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE COMPANY AS RECEIVER OF WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK F/K/A WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA Plaintiff, vs. MARK R. DURHAM, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated September 10, 2013, and entered in Case No. 10-000743 GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST BY PURCHASE FROM THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION AS RECEIVER OF WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK F/K/A WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, is Plaintiff, and MARK R. DURHAM, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m., in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 10th day of October, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: UNIT D, BUILDING 3, COUNTRY CLUB DOWNS, A S PER THE DECLARATION OF COVENANTS AND RESTRICTIONS RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 1838, PAGE 136, AS AMENDED PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS ON EXHIBIT ``A'' A TTACHED HERETO. BUILDING 3, UNIT D: A PORTION OF PARCEL E AS DESCRIBED AND RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1795, PAGE 266, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWESTERLY CORNER OF SAID PARCEL; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF VAUGHN ROAD, A DISTANCE OF 143.00 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 43 SECONDS EAST, A DISNTACE OF 37.66 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 17 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 21.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 43 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 82.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 13.67 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 43 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 2.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 14.67 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 43 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 30.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 5.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 43 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 10.33 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 17 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 5.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 43 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 19.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 17 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 7.33 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 43 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 20.67 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 2,195 SQUARE FEET MORE OR LESS. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida, this 10th day of September, 2013. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) Robert W. Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As 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. PH #21664 September 18, 25, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 09-001073-GCS DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE IN TRUST FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CERTIFICATE HOLDERS FOR AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2006-M3, ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES ARSI 2006-M3, Plaintiff, v. IVETT BELLO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF IVETT BELLO; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Uniform Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure entered by the Court on the 1st day of June, 2012 in that certain cause pending in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee in Trust for the Benefit of the Certificate Holders for Ameriquest Mortgage Securities Trust 2006-M3, Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series ARSI 2006-M3, is Plaintiff, and Ivett Bello is the Defendant, in Civil Action Case No.: 09-001073-GCS, I Bob Germaine, Clerk of the aforesaid Court, will on the 15th day of October, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, offer for sale and sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at a foreclosure sale conducted at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, in the Jury Assembly Room located in the basement level of the Courthouse, the following described property as set forth in the Uniform Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure, situated and being in Highlands County, Florida, to wit: Lot 18, Block N, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE II, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 54, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Address: 312 Blazing Star Road, Sebring, Florida 33876. Said sale will be made pursuant to and in order to satisfy the terms of the Uniform Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the recording of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. Witness my hand and the seal of the Court this 5th day of September, 2013. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk {Seal} 23822612;1DUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013Page A11 EXERCISE BIKENordic Track Intermix Acoustic. Like new. Originally $450. Will sell for $250. Call 863-381-1867. 8150Fitness & ExerciseEquipment 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states tha t all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies SEBRING HAMMOCKESTATES 2937 John L St. Fri. 9/26 Sun. 9/29. Everything goes including the Mobile Home. Furn., linens, small appliances, dishes, collectibles. 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. LAKE PLACIDin Sylvan Shores! Multi-Family Sale! Fri.-Sat. 8 2pm. 1725 Cedarbrooks St. Too Much to List! No Junk! AVON PARKThurs.-Fri., 9/26-27, 9am-4pm, 207 E. Pine Street. Bookshelves, furn. hospital bed, Haviland & Noritake china, household items, electronics. 7320Garage &Yard SalesAVON PARK* ESTATE SALE * Fri. Sat. & Sun., Sept. 27, 28, 29 8AM-4PM 183 Hillcrest Dr. Rain or shine. La-Z-Boy rockers, round oak pedestal table w/claw foot feature & 4 roll about chairs, matching vintage glass shelf units w/chrome, Broyhill sofas, floral sleep sofa, cocktail, side & coffee tables, all wood tea cart, matching pink side chairs, velvet side chairs, rectangular DR set w/6 cane back chairs & china cabinet, wood desk and file cab., vintage media cainet, Serta twin bed, matching twin beds and painted, creamy ivory bureau & chest & stand w/tiny floral motif, French prov. kneehole desk. Master BR has Serta Queen w/double tower headboard, bureau & armoire chest. Noritake Prima Donna gold rose svc. for 12 china, Hummel figurines, tall decorative leaves accent lamp, vintage pole lamp w/conical shades, Guardian service ware, Corning, Sunbeam Mixmaster, lg. griddle, stemware, barware, vast array of imported, vinage Japanese Sakasi cut & etched crystal w/bamboo motif, silverplate flatware, stainless flatware, towels, sheets, comforters, tablecoths, books, fine men's wear and shoes (Footjoy, Florsheim, Lands End, Dobbs, LLBean, golf wear) lg. collection of instructional Spanish language materials. Lawn and garden chemicals, yard tools, lawn aerator, 50 gal Lesco tow sprayer, fridge w/icemaker, tvs, vcr & dvd players, golf clubs, hand tools, lawn furniture, hardware, lots of Christmas. Sunday is 1/2 price day. View us on Donna Collins Estate Sales 7320Garage &Yard SalesBARBER CHAIRS(3), 3 Hairstyling Chairs & Equipment. Best Offer. 863-453-0392. 7300MiscellaneousTABLE &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 MerchandiseWISH TORENT A COMPLETELY FURNISHED HOME in Lake Placid area for January March 2014. Call 765-505-0305 6650Wanted to RentSEBRING 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. RENTED! 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 HousesBEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING2BR/1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping. $595/mo. 863-381-1861 6200UnfurnishedApartments SEBRING DUPLEX.CUTE 2/1, Tile floors, W/D Hook up, fenced yard, most pets ok. $550/mo.+$300 security. 1926 Theodore. Call RENTED!!! SEBRING 2/1 Nice, Large, Newly remodeled, $500/mo.+ $500. sec. dep. 2202 Whiteman Ave. & 2019 Whiteman Ave. Call for details. 863-381-0357 or 863-446-2838. 6050Duplexes for RentPLACID LAKESNice, Lg. split plan, 2BR, 2BA, W/D hookup, screen porch, fenced yard. Near Golf. Water incl. $550 mo. Excel. Cond. 954-695-8348 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals 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. 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 SEBRING YARDWORK 3 hrs. every other week. $10/hr. Call 863-471-0974 SEBRING UPSCALESALON Needs Hair Dressers & Massage Therapist. Established Salon moved to new location. Reasonable Booth Rental Call 863-385-2728 or 863-414-6903 SEBRING BLOODBANK SUPERVISOR: To handle operations of Clinical Laboratory. Send resume to Highlands Regional Medical Center. Attn: John Ware, 3600 South Highlands Ave., Sebring Fl. 33870 SATELLITE INSTALLATIONTECH Needed, must have Truck / Van & basic tools, will train. Send resume to: RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION COORDINATOR (FT) Application deadline: Please visit 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. DR'S OFFICEin Lake Placid seeking MEDICAL ASSISTANT. Send reply to Box 128, The News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring FL,33870. DIRECT SUPPORTSTAFF NEEDED Qualified applicants must meet the following: 18yrs., High School Diploma or equivalent Valid Florida Drivers License 1 yr. verifiable experience in DD Field, Medical or Child Care Setting. Must pass Law Enforcement background screening and drug test. Apply in person at Sunrise Community Inc. 1014 6th Ave. South in Wachula. 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: BUILDING MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (FT) Application deadline: 10/3/13. Please visit 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 APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000109TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SCOTT DURBAN CROSS COUNTRY AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 11328 Y ear of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-20-36-30-030-0120-0060 Description of Property: LOT 6 BLOCK 12 HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES SUBDIVISION, SECTION C, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4 PAGE 69 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: MARY DANNER; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 16th day of October, 2013. Dated this 13th day of August, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk September 11, 18, 25; October 2, 2013 The City of Sebring will receive sealed bids in the City Purchasing Department for: ITB #13-037: AQUATIC SPRAYING OF CITY FACILITIES Specifications & General Terms and Conditions may be obtained from or by contacting Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB by phone 863-471-5110, Fax 863-471-5168, or email: at the City purchasing office located at 368 South Commerce A ve Sebring, FL 33870. If obtaining documents via the website, it shall be the bidders responsibility to check for amendments/changes made to the document. Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name as to identify the enclosed bid. Bids must be delivered to the City Of Sebring Purchasing Office A ttn: Kirk Zimmerman so as to reach the said office no later than 10:00 AM, Thursday October 3, 2013, of the official time clock in the purchasing office. Proposals received later than the date and time specified will be rej ected. The City will not be responsible for the late delivery of any bids that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail, of any other type of delivery service. The submitting firm will be required to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and ordinances of local, state and federal authorities having jurisdiction, including, but not limited to: all provisions of the Federal Government Equal Employment Opportunity clauses issued by the Secretary of Labor on May 21, 1968 and published in the Federal Register (41 CFR Part 60-1, 33 F.2 7804); all provisions of the Public Entity Crimes (Fla. Stat. §287.133, et seq, as amended) and the provisions in Fla. Stat. §287.134, et seq, as amended, regarding discrimination. The Sebring City Council reserves the right to accept or rej ect any or all bids or any parts Thereof; and the award; if an award is made, will be made to the most responsible bidder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the City of Sebring. The council reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB Purchasing Agent Sebring, Florida September 18, 25, 2013 ***************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** T he following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000464 PNC NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO. Plaintiff, vs. LEWIS A. TULLY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE LEWIS A. TULLY REVOCABLE TRUST DATED 24 JULY 2008, 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 10, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000464 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein PNC NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., is the Plaintiff and LEWIS A TULLY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE LEWIS A. TULLY REVOCABLE TRUST DATED 24 JULY 2008; HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK; A ND UNKNOWN TENANT(S), 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 10, 2013, the following described property set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 7, Red Water Point, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 11, Page 16, 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 10th day of September, 2013. Robert W. Germaine, Clerk Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk WWR #10083985 September 18, 25, 2013 1050Legals Classified ads get fast results Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 Classified ads get fast results **PLEASE USE FILLER*************AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00032008 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00032009


Page A12 News-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 9/4,18,25; 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 3 DR. SEVIGNY, MARK; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, trunk show; 0 0 0 3 2 4 3 5


The Friday morning bass tournament on Lake Glenada will end on Sept. 27, with the big bass pot no longer needing an eight-pound bass to win. The largest bass in that tournament will take home the big bass pot. Beginning Oct. 4, we will be holding a OneMan bass tournament on Dinner Lake. In addition to allowing only one person per boat, the weigh-in limit will go to five bass over 14 inches (or four bass over 14 inches and one bass over 22 inches). Most bass tournaments are team events, pairing a boater with a non-boater. Many of our fishermen enjoy fishing alone and often fish in the weekly tournaments by themselves anyway, so a one-man tournament is a little different approach. Unlike a team event, each angler must catch their own fish and the tournament is truly a test of skills for each angler. The cost will continue to be $20 per boat with a 100-percent payback to first and second place. First place will receive $15 per boat entry and second place will receive $5 per boat entry. In the event of a tie, the total pot will be split evenly between the two individuals with the same weight and no second place will be paid. The big bass pot will be $2 per week and will roll over from week to week until someone catches and weighs in a bass of 8 pounds or greater. Afew of the rules we follow include: Each fisherman must be at least 18 years old Life vests should be worn while operating the big motor or on rough water No airboats or pontoon boats Artificial bait only No getting out of the boat except for emerge ncies (i.e. rest room) All fish must be released in at least 4o f water, or you may keep your fish Use courtesy to all boaters Paul Tardiff of Sebring will be the tournament director and also the weigh-master. I will be responsible for checking livewells and keeping the correct time. All tournaments will start at 7:30 a.m. and end at Noon. Anyone coming in late will be disqualified .Crappie-Thon REDS II will be sponsoring a 3-month Crappie-thon beginning Tuesday, Oct. 1, and ending Monday, Dec. 30. There will be monthly winners of the biggest crappie as well as a monthly raffle. There will be no entry fee; however, contestants must register prior to weighing in their largest fish. There is no limit to how many fish you can weigh in and the biggest crappie each month will receive a $50 REDS II Gift Certificate. The person weighing in the biggest crappie for the entire 3 months will receive a custom S PORTS B SECTION News-Sun Wednesday, September 25, 2013 D ISTRICT S POTLIGHT (through Preseason)D ISTRICT 11-6A Dist. Ov er all PF P A Sebring0-03-17036 Winter Haven0-03-111691 Lake Region0-02-267 131 Lake Gibson0-01-18045 Last Weeks Scores Sebring 26,LaBelle 8 Winter Haven 28,Evans 0 South Lake 48,Lake Region 8 This Weeks Games Winter Haven at Kathleen,7 p.m. Lake Gibson vs.Palmetto,7 p.m. Lake Region at Mulberry,7 p.m. Idle: Sebring D ISTRICT 6-4A Dist. Ov er all PF P A Clewiston0-02-19041 Lake Placid0-01-24993 LaBelle0-01-384 164 Avon Park0-0 0-4 19 134 Last Weeks Scores Cardinal Mooney 28,Avon Park 0 Golden Gate 35,Lake Placid 14 Kings Academy 17,Clewiston 14 Sebring 26,LaBelle 8 This Weeks Games Avon Park vs.Lakeland Christian,7 p.m. Lake Placid vs.Poinciana,7 p.m. LaBelle at Bishop Verot,7 p.m. Clewiston vs.Dade Christian,7 p.m. Class 8A 1.Manatee (15)4-01851 2.Miramar (3)4-01644 3.Apopka (1)4-11492 4.Plant 3-0-11243 5.Oviedo 4-01135 6.Dr.Phillips4-01026 7.Fort Pierce Central3-0767 8.South Dade4-0608 9.Vero Beach3-0329 10.Lake Mary3-02510 Others receiving votes: West Orange 7,Deerfield Beach 5,Park Vista Community 2,Charles Flanagan 1. Class 7A 1.St.Thomas Aqnas (11)2-11721 2.Dwyer (8)4-01702 3.East Lake4-01633 4.Sickles 4-01264 5.Lakeland4-01175 6.Lincoln 3-1926 7.Fleming Island4-0738 8.Fletcher2-1399 9.Niceville4-034NR 10.Kissimmee Osceola2-22210 Others receiving votes: Plantation 17, Viera 9,Port Charlotte 7,Kathleen 2, Atlantic Coast 1,Royal Palm Beach 1. Class 6A 1.Miami Central (16)3-11841 2.Columbia (1)4-01613 3.Armwood (2)4-01592 4.Jefferson3-01314 5.Mainland4-01195 6.Heritage4-0827 7.Largo 3-1578 8.Venice 3-14410 9.Hallandale4-023NR 10.Lake Gibson1-1219 Others receiving votes: Naples 17, Citrus 10,Miami Northwestern 8,Miami Carol City 8,Seabreeze 7,Gainesville 6, Escambia 4,Ocala Vanguard 3,Bayside 1. Class 5A 1.Miami Jackson (10)2-11691 2.West Florida (7)3-01642 3.Pensacola Catholic4-01513 4.Godby (2)3-11295 5.Wakulla 4-01154 6.Plntatin Amer Heritage3-11006 7.Merritt Island4-0837 8.Cardinal Gibbons4-0648 9.Lakewood3-1269 10.Bishop Kenny2-02510 Others receiving votes: Bishop Moore 7,Rickards 6,Palm Bay 4,North Marion 2. Class 4A 1.Miami Washington (19)4-01901 2.Fort Lauderdale Univ4-01712 3.Cocoa 2-11385 4.Gulliver Prep4-01284 5.Raines 3-1113NR Others receiving votes: Bolles School 13,Madison County 7. Class 3A 1.Trinity Christ-Jax (19)3-01901 2.Tampa Catholic3-11515 3.Ocala Trinity Catholic3-11252 4.Clearwater Cent Cath3-11203 5.Delray Amer Heritage2-2644 Others receiving votes: Frostproof 41, Cardinal Mooney 20,Melbourne Central Catholic 18,Lakeland Christian 12,First Academy-Orlando 7,Fort Meade 6, Pahokee 6. Class 2A 1.University Christ (16)3-11831 2.North Florida Christ (3)3-01712 3.Champagnat Catholic4-01513 4.Warner Christian3-11264 5.Glades Day4-0875 Others receiving votes: First Baptist 42. Class 1A 1.Union County (17)4-01881 2.Blountstown (1)4-01692 3.Lafayette3-01273 4.Dixie County (1)3-01234 5.Liberty County3-01065 Others receiving votes: Chiefland 26, Trenton 8,Port St.Joe 7,Chipley 6.F LORIDA P REP S T A TE P OLLS NASCAR This WeekP AGE B4 Fishin Around... Don Norton One-Man Bass Tournaments By FRED GOODALL Associated PressTAMPA The Tampa B ay Buccaneers are winless a nd have scored one touchd own in the past two games, y et coach Greg Schiano r emains confident the team h as what it takes to be succ essful. Schiano reiterated Monday t hat Josh Freeman is his s tarting quarterback and that h e also has the utmost conf idence in offensive coordin ator Mike Sullivan. The Bucs (0-3) have lost e ight of nine games dating to l ast season, when they failed t o make the playoffs for the f ifth consecutive year. History says it will be diff icult to snap the streak this y ear. Since the NFLadopted a 1 6-game schedule in 1978, j ust five of 161 teams that h ave started 0-3 have gone o n to earn a postseason b erth. That includes the 1982 B ucs, who finished 5-4 in a s trike-shortened season. The 1998 Buffalo Bills, w ho went 10-6 before losing in the wild-card round, were the last team to do it. The NFLhas a lot of ups and downs, and starting off 0-3 is not one of the downs you want to get caught in, defensive tackle Gerald McCoy said. Its definitely difficult, but we have 100 percent confidence that we can bounce back from this. The have scored 34 points in three games, 27 by the offense. The teams last offensive touchdown a 5-yard pass from Freeman to Kevin Ogletree came during the opening quarter of a 16-14 loss to New Orleans, and the scoring drive covered just 35 yards. Schiano said the teams offensive woes arent solely related to the play of the struggling Freeman, who was 19 of 41 passing for 236 yards, no touchdowns and one interception during Sundays 23-3 loss at New England. The Bucs are tied with Jacksonville for fewest offensive TDs in the league with three. Oakland also had three entering its game Monday night against Denver. Hes done some good things, and hes done some things hed like to change and wed like to, said Schiano, who didnt fly home with the team Sunday, remaining behind to check on his dad, who became ill during the game. But its the whole offensive unit. We need to be more precise, added Schiano, who returned to Tampa on a later flight. We need to coach more precisely. Its everybody involved. ... If we just do our jobs, well score a lot of points. Freeman threw for more than 4,000 yards and 27 TDs a year ago, helping the Bucs set a franchise record for points scored. So, the slow start to this season was unexpected. Schiano said little details, which he declined to be specific about, are stopping the offense from performing like its capable. Penalties, dropped passes and other mistakes have been a factor. Nothing surprises me in this game, ever, the coach added of the struggles. Disappointed, yes not discouraged. Well get it. This is the 12th time the Bucs have started 0-3, and the 1982 strike-shortened season was the only time theyve rebounded to finish with a winning record. Schiano feels the team has good players, proven methods, good schemes and good coaches and can turn the season around by sticking with the plan he brought to Tampa Bay from Rutgers in 2012. And for at least the time being, that still includes Freeman at quarterback not rookie Mike Glennon. The coach said despite the offenses problems, there are things Freeman has been doing well. I think he understands what were trying to do with our offense. I think when hes in the pocket and feels comfortable, hes delivering Winless Bucs face uphill battle to make playoffs See BUCS, Page B3 MCTpho to Despite his and the teams slow start, Bucs head coach Greg Schiano says quarterback Josh Freemans job is safe. Special to the News-SunAfter months of waiting, I MSAreleased the 2014 T UDOR United SportsCar C hampionship schedule t oday, featuring nine full r ounds with all four classes p resent and three partial r ounds for a total of 12 e vents. With the three partial r ounds, each of the four U SCC classes will contest 11 r aces. Among the known changes f or 2014, the ALMS P1 class h as been deleted, replaced w ith a single top-tier class, P rototype, which combines A LMS P2 and Grand-Am D aytona Prototype machinery on spec Continental tires. Don Panozs DeltaWing is also included in the Prototype category. The ALMS LMPC class, which already uses Continental rubber, will continue as the renamed PC category. The ALMS GTclass, which transitions to its new GTLe Mans name (GTLM) in 2014, will continue unaltered. Grand-Ams Rolex GTcategory becomes GTDaytona (GTD), and will absorb the current GX cars. The need to re-sign every sanctioning agreement, recent changes in venue options, including the loss of the Baltimore Grand Prix and a proposed change for the third annual Brickyard Grand Prix were among the reasons for the delay in the schedule release, and after plenty of anticipation, the final roster of dates and venues is a close match what RACER and other outlets have predicted. 2014 United SportsCar Championship schedule unveiled See RACE, Page B3 See FISH, Page B3 By TIM REYNOLDS Associated PressMIAMI So long, J ames, Allen, Pierce a nd Garnett. King James, Jesus S huttlesworth, The T ruth and KG may be h eaded to the backs of N BAjerseys. Some members of t he Miami Heat have b een told the NBAis c onsidering having t hem and the Brooklyn N ets wear nickname j erseys in at least one o f their four matchups t his season. The NBAhas not a nnounced the plan, but t eams apparently have b een aware of the likel ihood of it happening f or at least several w eeks. For now, only the H eat and the Nets w ould be taking part. Its unclear how m any times those teams w ould wear the nickn ame jerseys, or if they w ould ever wear them a gainst other oppon ents. Heat, Nets may wear nicknames See NAMES, 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 Volleyball ClinicsAVON PARK South Florida State Volleyball coach Kim Crawford will be offering two more 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 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 .Coz Youth Bowling food saleLAKE PLACID Hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and sausage sandwiches will be featured at a food sale this Saturday, Sept 28, 11a.m. p.m. in front of Lake Placid Do It Best Quality Hardware in the Winn Dixie Plaza, Lake Placid. All of the proceeds benefit the youth bowlers scholarship program in which 30 youth bowlers are currently involved. So bring your family and friends to come buy lunch from the youth bowlers of Cozs in Lake Placid.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 at Sun N Lake Golf Club. For further details, contact or call 414-7702, or email or call 4712134.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 or 425-214-3996. Please preregister by October 21.Sebring Elks GolfSEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, Oct. 7, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $28, which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at or leave a message on 863 471-3295. Check in no later than 7:40 a.m. by th e Pro Shop.Dragon Tail 5KLAKEPLACID The 3rd Annual Dragon Tail 5K will go off on Saturday Oct. 12 at 8 a.m., starting from the Lake Placid High School Track Complex. The run will stretch through Lake June Ball Park, with the full course available for viewing at 55. Entry fee is $20 for adults and $10 for K-12 students, through Friday, Sept. 27 $25 on race day. All proceeds go to benefit the Green Dragon Boys and Girls Cross Country teams. Awards will go to the top two Male and Female finishers in each age category, and Dri-fit shirts will be available to the first 150 paid entries. For more information, contact Coach Morgan at (863) 699-5010, or AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB x-Boston9562.605 Tampa Bay8769.5587.5 New York8274.52612.5 Baltimore8175.51913.5 Toronto7185.45523.5 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit 9166.580 Cleveland8670.5514.5 Kansas City8373.5327.5 Minnesota6690.42324.5 Chicago6294.39728.5 West Division WLPctGB x-Oakland9463.599 Texas 8571.5458.5 Los Angeles7680.48717.5 Seattle 6889.43326 Houston51106.32543 x-clinched division ___ Sundays Games Cleveland 9, Houston 2 San Francisco 2, N.Y. Yankees 1 Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 3 Boston 5, Toronto 2 Tampa Bay 3, Baltimore 1 Kansas City 4, Texas 0, 10 innings Seattle 3, L.A. Angels 2 Oakland 11, Minnesota 7 Mondays Games Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 4 Texas 12, Houston 0 Minnesota 4, Detroit 3, 11 innings Chicago White Sox 3, Toronto 2 Oakland 10, L.A. Angels 5 Kansas City 6, Seattle 5, 12 innings Tuesdays Games Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, late Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, late Toronto at Baltimore, late Houston at Texas, late Detroit at Minnesota, late Boston at Colorado, late Oakland at L.A. Angels, late Kansas City at Seattle, late Wednesdays Games Oakland (Straily 10-7) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 10-8), 3:35 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Axelrod 4-10) at Cleveland (Salazar 1-3), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 8-8) at N.Y. Yankees (Undecided), 7:05 p.m. Toronto (Rogers 5-8) at Baltimore (B.Norris 10-12), 7:05 p.m. Houston (Keuchel 6-9) at Texas (M.Perez 9-5), 8:05 p.m. Detroit (Scherzer 20-3) at Minnesota (Correia 9-12), 8:10 p.m. Boston (Peavy 11-5) at Colorado (Oswalt 0-6), 8:40 p.m. Kansas City (E.Santana 9-9) at Seattle (Iwakuma 13-6), 10:10 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Cabrera, DET540103189.350 Trout, LAA575108187.325 Mauer, MIN44562144.324 A. Beltre, TEX60683192.317 Cano, NYY58680184.314 HOME RUNS Davis, BAL 52 Cabrera, DET44 Encarnacion, TOR36 Trumbo, LAA34 Dunn, CHW 32 Jones, BAL 32 RUNS BATTED IN Cabrera, DET137 Davis, BAL 136 Jones, BAL 106 Fielder, DET106 Cano, NYY 105 WON-LOST Scherzer, DET20-3 Colon, OAK17-6 Wilson, LAA17-7 Tillman, BAL16-7 Moore, TB 15-4 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Colon, OAK2.64 Sanchez, DET2.64 Iwakuma, SEA2.76 Darvish, TEX2.81 Sale, CHW 2.97 SAVES J. Johnson, BAL47 Holland, KC 45 Rivera, NYY 44 Nathan, TEX 40 Reed, CHW 39NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB x-Atlanta9264.590 Washington8473.5358.5 New York7185.45521 Philadelphia7185.45521 Miami 5899.36934.5 Central Division WLPctGB z-St. Louis9265.586 z-Cincinnati9067.5732 z-Pittsburgh9067.5732 Milwaukee7086.44921.5 Chicago6592.41427 West Division WLPctGB x-Los Angeles9066.577 Arizona 7977.50611 San Diego7383.46817 San Francisco7284.46218 Colorado7186.45219.5 z-clinched playoff berth x-clinched division ___ Sundays Games San Francisco 2, N.Y. Yankees 1 Cincinnati 11, Pittsburgh 3 Miami 4, Washington 2, 1st game N.Y. Mets 4, Philadelphia 3 Atlanta 5, Chicago Cubs 2 Arizona 13, Colorado 9 L.A. Dodgers 1, San Diego 0 Washington 5, Miami 4, 2nd game Milwaukee 6, St. Louis 4 Mondays Games Milwaukee 5, Atlanta 0 Cincinnati 3, N.Y. Mets 2, 10 innings Miami 4, Philadelphia 0 Pittsburgh 2, Chicago Cubs 1 St. Louis 4, Washington 3 San Diego 4, Arizona 1 Tuesdays Games Milwaukee at Atlanta, late N.Y. Mets at Cincinnati, late Philadelphia at Miami, late Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, late Washington at St. Louis, late Boston at Colorado, late Arizona at San Diego, late L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, late Wednesdays Games N.Y. Mets (Matsuzaka 2-3) at Cincinnati (G.Reynolds 1-2), 12:35 p.m. Washington (Zimmermann 19-8) at St. Louis (S.Miller 14-9), 1:45 p.m. Pittsburgh (Liriano 16-7) at Chicago Cubs (Arrieta 3-2), 2:20 p.m. Milwaukee (Lohse 10-10) at Atlanta (Maholm 10-10), 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Hamels 8-14) at Miami (B.Hand 1-1), 7:10 p.m. Boston (Peavy 11-5) at Colorado (Oswalt 0-6), 8:40 p.m. Arizona (Delgado 5-6) at San Diego (Kennedy 6-10), 10:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Nolasco 13-10) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 13-9), 10:15 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Cuddyer, COL47372158.334 C. Johnson, ATL49952163.327 Carpenter, STL608124197.324 McCutchen, PIT56794181.319 Werth, WAS44982143.318 HOME RUNS Goldschmidt, ARI35 Alvarez, PIT 34 Bruce, CIN 30 Brown, PHL 27 3 tied with 26 RUNS BATTED IN Goldschmidt, ARI123 Bruce, CIN 107 Freeman, ATL105 Phillips, CIN102 Gonzalez, LAD98 WON-LOST Zimmermann, WAS19-8 Wainwright, STL18-9 De La Rosa, COL16-6 Liriano, PIT16-7 Greinke, LAD15-3 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Kershaw, LAD1.88 Fernandez, MIA2.19 Harvey, NYM2.27 Greinke, LAD2.67 Bumgarner, SF2.77 SAVES Kimbrel, ATL49 Soriano, WAS42 Chapman, CIN38 Mujica, STL 37 Romo, SF 36AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England3001.0005934 Miami3001.0007453 N.Y. Jets210.6675550 Buffalo120.3336573 South WLTPctPFPA Houston210.6677082 Indianapolis210.6676848 Tennessee210.6676056 Jacksonville030.0002892 North WLTPctPFPA Cincinnati210.6677564 Baltimore210.6677164 Cleveland120.3334764 Pittsburgh030.0004276 West WLTPctPFPA Denver3001.00012771 Kansas City3001.0007134 Oakland120.3335767 San Diego120.3337881NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Dallas210.6678355 Philadelphia120.3337986 N.Y. Giants030.00054115 Washington030.0006798 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans3001.0007038 Carolina120.3336836 Atlanta120.3337174 Tampa Bay030.0003457 North WLTPctPFPA Chicago3001.0009574 Detroit210.6678269 Green Bay120.3339688 Minnesota030.0008196 West WLTPctPFPA Seattle3001.0008627 St. Louis120.3335886 San Francisco120.3334484 Arizona120.3335679 ___ Sundays Games Tennessee 20, San Diego 17 New Orleans 31, Arizona 7 Dallas 31, St. Louis 7 Cleveland 31, Minnesota 27 Baltimore 30, Houston 9 Carolina 38, N.Y. Giants 0 Detroit 27, Washington 20 New England 23, Tampa Bay 3 Cincinnati 34, Green Bay 30 Miami 27, Atlanta 23 Indianapolis 27, San Francisco 7 Seattle 45, Jacksonville 17 N.Y. Jets 27, Buffalo 20 Chicago 40, Pittsburgh 23 Mondays Game Denver 37, Oakland 21 Thursdays Game San Francisco at St. Louis, late Sunday, Sep. 29 N.Y. Giants at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Seattle at Houston, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Arizona at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Chicago at Detroit, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota at London, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Tennessee, 4:05 p.m. Washington at Oakland, 4:25 p.m. Dallas at San Diego, 4:25 p.m. Philadelphia at Denver, 4:25 p.m. New England at Atlanta, 8:30 p.m. Open: Carolina, Green Bay Monday, Sep. 30 Miami at New Orleans, 8:40 p.m. (x-if necessary)CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS(Best-of-3) EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlanta 2, Washington 1 Thursday, Sept. 19: Washington 71, Atlanta 56 Saturday, Sept. 21: Atlanta 63, Washington 45 Monday, Sept. 23: Atlanta 80, Washington 72 Indiana 2, Chicago 0 Friday Sept. 20: Indiana 85, Chicago 72 Sunday, Sept. 22: Indiana 79, Chicago 57 WESTERN CONFERENCE Minnesota 2, Seattle 0 Friday, Sept. 20: Minnesota 80, Seattle 64 Sunday, Sept. 22: Minnesota 58, Seattle 55 Phoenix 2, Los Angeles 1 Thursday, Sept. 19: Phoenix 86, Los Angeles 75 Saturday, Sept. 21: Los Angeles 82, Phoenix 73 Monday, Sept. 23: Phoenix 78, Los Angeles 77CONFERENCE FINALS(Best-of-3) EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlanta vs. Indiana Thursday, Sept. 26: Indiana at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29: Atlanta at Indiana, 3 p.m. WESTERN CONFERENCE Minnesota vs. Phoenix Thursday, Sept. 26: Phoenix at Minnesota, 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29: Minnesota at Phoenix, 5 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League TAMPA BAY RAYSDesignated RHP J.D. Martin for assignment. Reinstated RHP Jesse Crain from the 60-day DL. National League PHILADELPHIA PHILLIESPlaced RHP Kyle Kendrick on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sept. 14.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association GOLDEN STATE WARRIORSSigned C Dewayne Dedmon and G Cameron Jones. MIAMI HEATSigned G Larry Drew II.FOOTBALLNational Football League ARIZONA CARDINALSPlaced LBs Sam Acho and Lorenzo Alexander on injured reserve. Signed LB Dontay Moch from the practice squad. BUFFALO BILLSPlaced DE Alex Carrington on injured reserve. GREEN BAY PACKERSReleased WR Jeremy Ross. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARSSigned G Jacques McClendon. Waived WR Jeremy Ebert. MINNESOTA VIKINGSPlaced FB Zach Line on injured reserve. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSSigned DE Rob Ninkovich to a three-year contract extension through 2016. OAKLAND RAIDERSPromoted G Lamar Mady from the practice squad. Placed TE David Ausberry on injured reserve. PHILADELPHIA EAGLESSigned WR Will Murphy to the practice squad. Released OL Isaac Remington from the practice squad. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERSPlaced TE Luke Stocker on injured reserve. Activated RB Jeff Demps from the exempt/commissioners permission list. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid THURSDAY: Volleyball at Hardee,6/7:30 p.m.; Swim at All Saints,5:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Football vs.Poinciana,Homecoming,7 p.m. MONDAY: Volleyball at Lake Wales,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys/Girls Golf at Crutchfield Tournament,Sebring,9 a.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Frostproof,6/7:30 p.m.; Swim at Avon Park,5:30 p.m.; Girls Golf vs.Okeechobee,DeSoto,4 p.m. Sebring THURSDAY: JVFootball at Frostproof,7 p.m.; Boys Golf vs.Lake Gibson,Jenkins,4 p.m. MONDAY: Boys/Girls Golf hosts Crutchfield Tournament,9 a.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at Hardee,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Golf at Winter Haven,3:30 p.m.; Swim vs.Lake Region,6 p.m. SFSC THURSDAY: Volleyball vs.St.Petersburg,7 p.m. FRIDAY: Volleyball hosts SFSC Tournament,vs.St.Johns,1 p.m.,vs.Lake Sumter,7 p.m. SATURDAY: Volleyball hosts SFSC Tournament,vs.Eastern Florida,11 a.m.,vs. Clearwater Christian,3 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at Pasco-Hernando,7 p.m. Avon Park THURSDAY: JV Football at DeSoto,7 p.m.; Volleyball at Frostproof,6/7:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Football vs.Lakeland Christian,Homecoming,7 p.m. MONDAY: Boys/Girls Golf at Crutchfield Tournament,Sebring,9 a.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at Lake Wales,6/7:30 p.m.; Swim vs.Lake Placid,5:30 p.m.; Boys Golf vs.Lake Placid,4 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball at Hardee,6/7:30 p.m. C O L L E G E F O O T B A L L T H U R S D A Y 7 : 3 0 p m Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech. . . . . E S P N M L B W E D N E S D A Y 2 p m Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs . . . . . W G N 7 p m Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees . . . E S P N / S U N 1 0 p m L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco . . . . E S P N T H U R S D A Y 7 p m Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees . . . . . S U N Times, games, channels all subject to change W N B A P L A Y O F F S T H U R S D A Y 7 p m Indiana at Atlanta . . . . . . . . E S P N 2 9 p m Phoenix at Minnesota . . . . . . . E S P N 2 G O L F T H U R S D A Y 1 2 : 3 0 p m EuroPGA Dunill Links Championship G O L F 3 p m PGA Tour Championship . G O L F LIVESPORTSONTV Major League Baseball WNBA Playoffs Transactions National Football League Page B2 News-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 r


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013Page B3 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars; 0 0 0 3 2 4 3 7 b uilt crappie fishing rod w ith their name, date and t he winning weight of their f ish. Anyone purchasing minn ows will receive a raffle t icket and each month, one t icket will be drawn and t hat person will also r eceive a $50 REDS II Gift C ertificate. Ive heard many crappie f ishermen complain that w e have all these bass fishi ng tournaments for bass f ishermen, but theres not m uch out there for people w ho prefer to fish for crapp ies. Well, heres an opportun ity over the next three m onths to catch that big c rappie and turn it into s ome quality fishing tackl e. Stop by REDS II and register. Ill be posting the results weekly in my Friday column. Good luck to everyone who participates. 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 863-2734998 or by email at Visit his American Fisherman Facebook page or his website at or stop by the store to see him in person. Continued from B1 Fish Tournaments not just for bass the ball. Its when things break down a little bit that it hasnt been as good as its been before. And it will be again, Schiano said. One of his strengths is extending plays. But again, when you have variables, where were not sharp enough on the details, its hard to be the trigger man when some things arent going the way theyre supposed to, Schiano said. There are 10 other guys out there. Without going into specifics, certainly everybody has some of the responsibility for us not scoring points right now, starting with me. Safety Mark Barron said the team still believes in themselves. I dont think we have a problem with confidence, the second-year pro said. We know what type of players we have on this team. ... We just have to pu t it all together. Continued from B1 Bucs need to buck big odds for postseason Courtesy photo Avon Park Boys Golf coach Jason Beatty and Lady Red Devil Cross Country coach Pakita Felix were featured guests on Ed Lynchs Sports Talk show Saturday, Sept. 21. The show airs each Saturday immediately following the Noon News on WWTK 730AM. Scheduled guests for the Sept. 28 broadcast are Lake Placid Volleyball coach Charlotte Bauder and Green Dragon Boys Golf coach Jon Million. Ed sees red in chat with Devil coaches 2014 USCC ScheduleRound 1, Daytona, Jan. 252 6: The season opens at the 2 4 Hours of Daytona, featuri ng Prototype, PC, GTLM and G TD. Although North A merican Endurance C hampionship (NAEC) e vents have not been nomin ated, the 24-hour race s hould serve as the first r ound. Round 2, Sebring, March 1 2-15: The familiar 12-hour r ace will includes Prototype, P C, GTLM and GTD, and s hould pay points as the seco nd NAEC event. Round 3, Long Beach, A pril 11-12: The Grand Prix a t Long Beach weekend will be shared with the IndyCar Series, featuring the first reduced event where only Prototype and GTLM will compete in a shortened twohour race. Round 4, Monterey, May 34: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will feature Prototype, PC, GTLM and GTD. Round 5, Detroit, May 30June 1: The shared IndyCar Series weekend has a conflict with the official test day for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, leaving the USCC to hold its second event with a limited offering of classes. Only Prototype, PC, and GTD will compete at Belle Isle as factory GTLM efforts from Corvette, SRTViper and possibly more head to France. Round 6, Watkins Glen, June 28-29: The six-hour race, which includes Prototype, PC, GTLM and GTD, should be the third NAEC event. Round 7, Mosport, July 1213: The USCCs lone trip north of the border includes Prototype, PC, GTLM and GTD. Round 8, Indianapolis, July 24-25: The run around Indys road course will include Prototype, PC, GTLM and GTD. Round 9, Elkhart Lake, Aug. 9-10: Areturn to the Kettle Moraine valley has been secured for Prototype, PC, GTLM and GTD. Round 10, VIR, Aug. 2324: One of the few surprises on the final calendar, Virginia International Raceway will host the third and final limited schedule, fielding split events for GTLM and GTD, and a standalone PC race. Round 11, Circuit of The Americas, Sept. 19-20: With individual visits to COTAby the ALMS and Grand-Am this year, the combined USCC event have the full slate of classes with Prototype, PC, GTLM and GTD. Round 12, Road Atlanta, Oct. 1-4: The final round of the season follows the traditional 10-hour/1000-mile format, and should mark the fourth and final NAEC round for Prototype, PC, GTLM and GTD. Continued from B1 Race schedule for next year revealed It shows growth in our league and it shows we do adapt to whats going on around us, said Allen, the Heat guard who plans to wear Shuttlesworth on his jersey, a nod to his character from the He Got Game film. And were still kids, playing a kids game. Even though were now men playing a kids game, we still remember where we come from. Everybody had a nickname and its a way to let the fans in a little bit more. The Heat and Nets are among the preseason favorites in the Eastern Conference, which Miam i has won in each of the past three seasons. Fans will like it and s o will a lot of the players, Allen said. Guys will ge t a good kick out of it. Some of the reaction around the league wasnt supportive of the idea. The nickname makes it more about the individual, Kendall Marshall o f the Phoenix Suns wrote o n Twitter. Its still a team sport. Represent your team, your family, and g o out there and play. Continued from B1 Names could get new twist for Heat


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Page B6 News-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 health page; 11.25"; 16"; Black plus three; process, health page dummy; 0 0 0 2 6 3 9 9 Clubs & Organizations Courtesy pho to Sandy Giggles Pelski and Al Big Al Pelski prepare for her paradeability routine called M y Palm Tree at the Southeast Clown Associations annual convention Sept. 4-8in Jacksonville. Several local clowns participated in many classes and competitions. Keith Toby Stokes was presented with the prestigious Presidents Award for his life of devotion and dedication to clowning and in competitions he won third place in paradeability. Giggles won third place in group skits, second in walk-arounds, and third in novice hand art and walk arounds. Crissy Mz. Daizy Melnitzke won first place in three competitions single skits, advanced hand and full face art and second in paradeability. She also won Best in Show in scrapbooks. Darrell Stringbean Jingst took home two medals for third in novice balloons and third in single skits. Local clowns shine at convention Courtesy photo On Sept. 11 the Sebring Elks 1529 participated in the Blessing of the Businesses Luncheon. The luncheon and the program was very nice and inspirational.Representing the Elks is Ronna Mason, the Exalted Ruler and Judy Hanson, the Leading Knight. Elks participate in blessing


Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Thirty t wo members and seven g uests attended the Lake P lacid Garden Clubs first m eeting of the 2013-14 seas on onSept. 11 at the Lake P lacid Womans Club. M embers also receivedtheir n ew yearbooks designed by S ue Rood. Devotion was givenby P eggy Branch,whoalso led t he Pledge of Allengiance t he Flag of the United States o f America. Caladiumcent erpieces designed by Marcia P rice and Luise Andrea a dorned every tableand a d elicious lunchwas catered b y Hartzell Catering. After lunch President A lice Stahr called the meeti ng to order and welcomed e veryone. Her theme for the n ew season is Putting D own Roots, Grow Where Y ou Are Planted. Stahr reco gnized her new board memb ers Sue Rood for doing t heYearbook, and Nina C oghlan for her help with t he Caladium Festival with Thank You pins.Stahr aso r ecognized and thanked M arciaPrice for taking the c hairmanship of Garden T herapy. Marshawas pres ented with an FFGC pin and a District IXpin. Marsha is also District IXGarden Therapychairperson. The program, Critter Camp/Camp Wekiva, was presented by garden club member Mary Misenheimer and her family. This summer, Mary and her husband, Jerry, volunteered at Camp Wekiva andthe Garden Club sponsored the grandchildren. Garrett went to Primitive Camp, Mason Critter Camp and Aubrey, shared their adventures, and sang their favorite song, Bazooka Bubble Gum, as well as a comical and informative presentation and all members enjoyed it immensely. Committee reports: Peggy Alexander reported on the Holiday Home Tour to be held from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 6. Tickets are $12tothe day of the tour and $15 day of the tour. The cafewill be set up in Stuart Park with cookies, coffee and poinsettias. Tickets are now on sale; for tickets and information call 465-0487 or 465-1269. Garden Club meets every second wednesday at the Lake Placid Womans Club. For moreinformation, call 465-6106. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 Page B7 hoewtown biz; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz dummy; 0 0 0 2 6 3 9 7 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 11.25"; 4"; Black plus three; process p/u 9/18/13 job#TBD; 0 0 0 3 2 0 7 3 Clubs & Organizations Courtesy pho to Volunteeres at CampWekiva Jerry Meisenheimer,Lake Placid Garden Club memberMary Meisenheimer and sponsered grandchildrenGarrett, Aubrey and Mason. Lake Placid Garden Club hears about Camp Wekiva experience Maya Combs Michael Combs and A ngela Kimbrell of Lake P lacid announce the birth of a daughter, Maya Rayne C ombs, at 11:25 a.m. on S ept. 21, 2013 at Highlands R egional Medical Center. Maya weighed 7 pounds, 1 3 ounces and was 21 inches i n length. Maternal grandmother is M ary Hancock. Paternal g randmother is Patricia S aldana. Hermonie Lee Allen Lee and Sabrina W atson of Avon Park a nnounce the birth of a d aughter, Hermonie Kia Y hanna Lee, on Sept. 19, 2 013 at Highlands Regional M edical Center. Hermonie weighed 6 p ounds, 13 ounces and was 1 9.5 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are W illiam and Angie Watson. Eli Ruiz Angel F. Ruiz and Cindy M arie Velez of Sebring a nnounce the birth of a son, E li Xavier Ruiz, at 3:28 p.m. o n Sept. 17, 2013 at H ighlands Regional Medical C enter. Eli weighed 7 pounds, 5 o unces and was 20 inches in l ength. Celebrations Births


Hibiscus Garden Club AVON PARK Hibiscus G arden Club of Avon Park m et in the home of Nina S eibold on Sept. 12. The a nnual sale of pecans during t he holiday season was disc ussed. The program was of Invasive Plants. Printed m aterial on two plants was p resented. Cogongrass, Imperata c ylindrica, non-native to F lorida, was introduced in 1 930-40s. This was thought t o be a potential forage and s oil stabilizer. However, it b ecame a serious pest. The p lant produces a seed/bloom p od and is spread by wind a nd animals. It can be cont rolled with chemical s prayed three times annually. Air potato, bioscorea b ulbifera, non-native, was f irst introduced to the A mericas from Africa and to F lorida in 1905. It is a twini ng vine with heart-shaped l eaves, grows rapidly on a nything it can reach. It prod uces a small potato on the v ine and has large tubers u nderground. Prevention is a k ey step in the management o f it. Harvest the potato, dig u p the tuber and destroy. Gainesville sponsored a Potato Roundup in 2003, h arvesting 13 tons of potat oes and other invasive p lants. Every home and gard en has some invasive p lants, purchased at local n urseries or shared by f riends. Be aware and keep c ontrol. Teri Semper was awarded a potted pink pentas. Next meeting will be Oct. 1 0 at the home of Sybil L aye. The programw ill be Propagation by air layeri ng. TOPS 632 LAKE PLACID The m eeting of TOPS 632 was c alled to order by secretary D onna Raaf. There were 19 m embers present. Carolyn M ead led singing Onward T OPS and KOPS. Karen Goodwin called the r oll with 19 members prese nt. Weight loss was very g ood last week and the best l osers were Vi Christian and P atti Hynes. Linda Haidle was presented a charm for being a KOPS for three years. Yes/yesses for the coming week are apples and pineapple, and the no/no is gravy. Patty Hynes lost weight this week and, if she loses for three more weeks, she wins the travel gift. Linda Haidle gave the program, which had a lot of good information on proper footwear. Joan Dunn read another article from her book on weight loss, which contained quite a bit of new information. The new contest began and articles beginning with A brought in by a team members were presented to the member of that team whod lost the most weight this week. Page B8 News-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; sept ads p/u; 0 0 0 3 1 9 9 7 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; sept ads; 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 verna flexon; 3.639"; 5"; Black; verna flexon; 0 0 0 3 2 5 5 8 Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club donated $100 to the Alzheimers Association on Sept. 19. Cindy Canales, program specialist for the Alzheimers Association, was the speaker at the meeting. She informed Rotarians on the services that were available for Alzheimer patients. There is a 24/7 confidential helpline available at 1-800272-3900 for all aspects of the Alzheimers disease and caregiver issues. They also have caregiver training where they have specialized training to help caregivers learn the best ways to care for their loved one while preserving their dignity and enhancing their quality of life. Typical topics include home safety, wandering, combative behavior, stress management and nutrition. The Alzheimers Association has a medic alert program designed to locate and safely return people with Alzheimer's disease who have wandered. In addition, should medical attention be required, access to a personal health record is immediately available. The nationwide program is supported bye the U.S. Department of Justice and many local law enforcement agencies. Acaregivers day out is provided for a fun-filled outing designed to provide a break for those caring for a loved one at home. A resource library is available, that includes an extensive collection of books, pamphlets and videos regarding memory loss diseases and caregiving. Presentations are available on a wide range of topics related to dementia, Alzheimers disease and care. If anyone feels that they might have the disease the association offers a free memory screening. The initial memory screenings are performed to provide the participant with baseline risk information to share with their physician for fu rther diagnosis. Afully accessible 30-foot RV, the memory mobile is a fullservice mobile office providing outreach to rural and underserved communities. Awalk to end Alzheimers will be held on Oct. 12 in downtown Sebring on the Circle. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 10 a.m. For more information call 1-800-272-3900 or the local number at 385-3444. Rotary hears about Alzheimers Association Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID S tephanie Wells, accompan ied by Susan Staffieri, gave a n awesome program to the R otary Club of Lake Placid a bout Nurse On Call Home H ealth Care. It is a M edicare-certified agency, s erving home health care s ince 1989. The Nurse On Call b rochure states they have a s trong reputation for providi ng physicians the profess ionalism they require for t heir patients. Their goal is toprovide t he best possible home h ealth care for the best poss ible recovery. With a corporate office in L ake Worth, services are a vailable inmost Florida c ounties and in other states. N urse On Call is the exclus ive provider of the Bionic L eg technology in Florida. T he Bionic Leg is a batteryo perated, smart device that i s activated by the patients i ntent to move, which helps the patient relearn how to use the affected limb. Combined with repetition, this concept supports the principles of neuroplasticity and active motor learning that has been shown to be highly effective and lasting. Specifically, this device is used by therapists with mobility impaired patients and is designed to strengthen stance, improve gait and enhance active motor learning while protecting its users. It is a therapy tool that can be used in conjunctions with nearly any existing therapy method or technology to optimize patient outcomes. For more information, call the Sebring office at 3854325 or visit The Rotary Club of Lake Placid meets at 6:44 a.m. Wednesdays at Platters Restaurant. Rotary Club learns about Nurse OnCall Clubs & Organizations Courtesy photo Susan Staffieri (from left) and Stephanie Wells spoke to members of the Rotary Club of Lake Placid about Nurse On Call. With them is Michelle Jackson-Keim, Rotary program chair for September. Snapshots Courtesy photo The Lady Elk for the month of September is Marianne Reason.She has been a volunteer for many years. Through the years, she has helped with almost everything at the lodge. She and her husband Don have been great supporters of Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661. Lady Elk of the Month rfnrt rbnrrtrr ntttbf nrtrr rtrrt rrttfr ftrbt rrrtrr tnr ttt fnttrr rrrtr rrrrtr rtr HOGAILSTHEMRAHCFO ALLUPSETROBEPROSHOP SEIZEHERSALADIMTHERE RADIXREILLYSAUCER ONESETAGEESHARIKIA ONOSOCKHERPLAYERHGT MANSLOSTALUMNABENE LADYBTUSCBER SCALYATLSHUTHERBUG STOPGOCHUMPLSAGONY EAURUBHERCHICKENAIM ARNIEIOSSOLEABORTS LETHERBOMBOERTARDY HONEIREDJAGS STEPGRATIABIEBOPAL TORLICKHERBOTTLEHBO APPIMACSTETSENTIRE BLAINECHACHADALES BIRDINGJUMPHERCABLES ENTENTEIKEAREALSIZE DESGSTGENLEARLPER CROSSWORDSOLUTION


The second Annual I nternational Festival was w ell attended, and the volunt eers from the Dalton Gang d id a marvelous job. We w ould have to give the MVP a wards to Kathy Graham and S cott Vite for helping the gals i n the kitchen and helping the g rill-master, Joe Briski.Kathy n ot only helped serve the m eal,she got the gang togethe r for some nice pictures. She i s the daughter of Joe and J oyce Briski. She and S cottwere here for the weeke nd to help the Dalton Gang a nd they earned their t itle.Thanks from all of us f or a job well done. If you are interested in l earning how to coupon and s ave a lot of money, we met a n almostextreme coupone r at the festival, and she is w illing to come to the town h all and teach us the coupon w ay to save money. She said t he first thing to do is get a s hoe-box and clip the Sunday p aper coupons for a start, and t hen come to her seminar to s ee how to really save m oney.We were shown her c arrying case of albums, all o rganized. She is not selling a nything, but just wants to s hare her expertise (and swap c oupons, too).CallBonnie at 4 65-4888 if you are interested i n couponing. If there are e nough people,JoLynnewill c ome and show us how, free o f charge. She is a teacher in A von Park, and very organi zed. The Nov. 13 day trip to the F ort Myers/Naples Dog Track w ill be leaving the town hall a t 9:30 a.m., a W ednesday.Everything is i ncluded lunch, entry fee, p rograms, gratuities, soft d rinks, all for $38. We have a c hartered bus that holds 46 p assengers, and we are a ccepting reservations. Call 6 99-6331. Well be in an airc onditioned Paddock Room, a nd we have heard the lunche s are terrific. The next meeting of the D alton Gang is on Oct. 1, a T uesday, at Beef OBradys at 5 :30 p.m. There will be signu p sheets for the dog races a nd the Christmas Light C ruise for sure this time. We w ill be having our pot luck s upper on Oct. 6 from 4-6 p .m. with music by Doreen. A nyone who wants to jam, f eel free to joinDoreen,and e veryone should bring a dish t o share.We have a sign-up s heet for that, too. We found out what that yellow flower is thanks to Ollie and Dave Jackson, who took a picture (and a leaf) to Robbins Nursery. It is Popcorn Cassia and can be native to Portugal and other foreign countries. It now has four blooms, and is gorgeous.Thanks to Ollie and Dave, the plant has found a good home but it does not like cold weather and must be covered if there is a threat of frost. Case closed. LAKEPLACID Autumn is here! Autumn marks the transition from summer into winter. We don't notice it here in Florida like we do in the northern states. The fall flowers are in full color like the Asters and Chrysanthemums. The trees have started to change color. Thursday, the Red Hatters went to the CangTong Chinese Restaurant for their September lunch out. We didn't know it but we were in for a fiery production that was enjoyed by all of us and so was the food. The summer pool exercise class had a pizza party following their noodle exercises on Sept. 13. What a happy get-together that was and the pizzas were good. The Monday morning coffee was set up and hosted by Bob and Lynne MacCarricke. Luetta Kiger was the emcee. We were happy to see new residents at the coffee, Greg and Linda Olex of 315 Beauville Street from New Jersey and Ohio. Luetta read the list of birthdays for the week and three were present, Judy Price, Rose Witten and Joy Dean. We sang happy birthday to them while Marilyn Cromer played the piano. Carolyn Reece wrote a report of their vacation so we all could enjoy it, as follows: Our road trip was wonderful first we covered Florida, then North Carolina, Virginia, Washington D.C., New York Alabama and New Orleans and back to Cocoa Beach for Labor Day. During this trip we spent time with all of our children, my mother and all of my sisters not to mention some of our best friends. The reason for New Orleans is our favorite foods are there. So we went there and indulged ourselves in fabulous food. Carol Noel, the Sunshine person, told us about the list of people that need cheering up and to sign the thinking of you cards for: Phyllis Willliams, Myrna Kniseley, Jim Marynard, Peggy Sue Teague, Millie Verbarg, Jacqueline Keen, Vincent Barnard, and Buddy Hodgdon. Jim Witten asked us to also include Jack and Kay Homes as they've had so much sickness. The monthly carry-in dinner will be Sept. 26. Bring a dish to pass and your table service. So many couples have come back, it will be fun to visit with all of them. Sunday afternoon, Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. is the free movie, Blazing Saddles. The NuHope ladies always serve dessert and coffee before the movies so come and enjoy. The Ladies Coffee was made by Marilyn Cromer and she led the meeting. We discussed the active use of the library. What to do with all the extra books? Call Marilyn Comer or Marysue Willeke. The Ladies Lunch Out was held at Coz's Sports Bar and Bowl in Lake Placid. Fran Buero made the arrangements and she had a good turnout. Fran hosted the luncheon at 11:30. Marilyn Cromer said grace. The men went to JR's Caf on the airport in Sebring. Robert Clouston made the arrangements and there was a good attendance. Next week is the start of October, already? There will be many activities for that month starting with the men's Breakfast Out on Oct. 1 at the Truck Stop. Call Charlie Price. The Men's Pancake Breakfast in the clubhouse on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 8 a.m. Bring your table service and an appetite. The first homeowners board meeting will take place on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m., following the ice cream social at 6. The Red Hats will have their October luncheon at the Watering Hole on Oct. 10. The Military Soup and Sandwich will be on Oct. 13. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 Page B9 DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; new ad w/sharon hoover; 0 0 0 3 2 2 7 8 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 9/25/13; 0 0 0 3 2 5 4 1 What did all the f amous authors do? W rote by hand with a quill pen, no less. D ip. Write. Run out o f ink. I think faster than I can write and then, w hen my hand can c atch up with my b rain, I have lost the t hought. Of course, I a lso use some shorth and (Pitman) and t hen cant transcribe it. Woe is me. The invention of the typew riter helped, and of course, t he computer really made it easy. Now I didnt need to know how to spell or capitalize, and I could go back and correct if I make a mistake. Then the calamity! All my stuff is on the computer and it crashed. My brains are in a box. What a terrible analogy. So this is a short very short column. Pearl Carter is a resident of Lake Placid. Email her at Do you read me? Pearls Pearls Pearl Carter Friends & Neighbors Placid Lakes Party Line B y Susie Lee Tropical Harbor Estates By Arlene Clouston I dont use a microwave and this has nothing to do with following aPaleo lifestyle. I started avoiding microwaves when I was a newmother. My distaste for microwaves actually came from a lactationnurse. A week after my son was born, he was in the hospital for a weekwith RSV. He was too sick to nurse, so I was pumping a lot. The nursesfroze the breast milk for me to take home with me, but I was giveninstructions to not microwave it, not even for 20 seconds. When I asked why, the nurse said that nuking it would kill all of thenutrients and enzymes in the milk and Id be left with nothing. If breast milk is stripped of its nutrients when microwaved, then whatabout vegetables, eggs and meat? Amicrowave is a nutrient zapper. Plain and simple. And when youredishing out a fortune on healthy foods, which we already know aredepleted of many of their minerals and vitamins by the time we buythem, why would you want to remove all that nutrition in the name ofconvenience? In fact, those nutrients that are removed from vegetablesthrough microwaving are transformed into carcinogenic free radicals. The Russians banned microwaves back in 1976. The following reasonswere cited in some very dated literature, so I cant know for sure howscientific these findings were, but they are enough for me to unplugthe microwave for good: Thawing frozen fruits in the microwave turned some of theircompounds into carcinogens Microwaved plants (especially root veggies) were found to havecarcinogenic free radicals Even short amounts of time in the microwave turned plant alkaloidsin cooked, raw and frozen veggies into carcinogens When microwaving grains and milk, amino acids were converted intocarcinogenic substances Russian investigators found carcinogens in almost all of themicrowaved food that they tested. I know what youre thinking ...But Leanne! How will I livewithout a microwave? You learn to get by! We didnt have microwaves in our kitchens priorto the mid to late s. We got by just fine back then! We should be eating raw foods more often anyway, so heres a goodexcuse to bulk up on the raw leafy greens with every meal (yes, evenbreakfast). Instead of sticking froze n food in the microwave to thaw it, use yourrefrigera tor. You can also use a bow l of cold water to thaw your food. Reheat foods in a toaster oven, a sauce pan or in the frying pan,depending on what youre dealing with. Casseroles do fine in the oven(reheat foods at a tem perature of 200-250), leftover pizza isdelicious reheated in the frying pan, and soups or coffee can beheated in a saucepan on the stove. Trust me when I tell you foodtastes better this way, too. Will it be hard to get used to life without the microwave? For a dayor two. But its like anything else. You will learn to adapt! Leanne Ely is a New York Times bestselling author of 'Body Clutter' and the Saving Dinner series. The Dinner Diva syndicated newspaper column appears in 250 newspapers nationwide. Learn how to cook great and save significant money with the Dinner Diva;s menus, recipes and shopping lists at Can you live without the microwave? Food Dinner Diva Leanne Ely r


Page B10 News-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used cars; 0 0 0 3 2 4 3 6 Courtesy photo T he Lake Placid High School drumline plays in front of Wendys during the first fundraiser there. Wendys Give Back Night is an ongoing fundraising event to be held once a month. Future dates are from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 22, Nov. 14 and Dec. 17. Wendys will donate 20 percent of its sales at this location when you mention the Lake Placid Marching Band. Courtesy photo T he Heartland Realtor Association recently had a food drive for the Humane Society. More than 2,500 pounds of food and $300 in cash was donated. Encore Respiratory helped bring the food to the shelter. The Humane Society deeply appreciates their generosity. The donation was presented to the Humane Society at the associationsannual meeting on Sept. 19. Judy Spiegel (front), president, Humane Society, is shown with Cindy Dutton, treasurer, Humane Society and Sue Clark (back row) ofRemax,Ed Goodyear of Compton Realty, CJ Hamil and Kathy Tirey of Remax. Clubs & Organizations Realtors help feed Humane Society pets Wendys helping LPHSmarching band Technology By ANICK JESDANUN APTechnology WriterNEWYORK Microsoft refreshed its Surface tablet computers Monday, giving them longer battery life and better comfort on laps as the software giant continues its transformation into a devices and services company. The company said it tried to address many shortcomings of the first-generation Surface models, sales of which have been slow. Microsoft needs to boost its tablet business to make up for sales declines in traditional desktop and laptop computers. The new models come with a better built-in kickstand so they can rest more firmly on userslaps while they sit on the couch. Microsoft is also making a docking station and a wireless mouse for business customers who need the mobility of tablets but also desire the traditional ways of using computers while in the office. Weve definitely gotten a year smarter, Brian Hall, general manager of sales and marketing for Surface, said in an interview. The redesigned Surface tablets come at a time of transition for Microsoft. Earlier this month, Microsoft struck a deal to acquire Nokias phone and services business for $7.2 billion. The company is also searching for a new CEO to replace Steven A. Ballmer, who announced last month that he plans to retire within the next year. The Surface Pro 2 is targeted at professionals who want the full power of a laptop in a tablet-style device. With a starting price of $899, the Pro 2 uses a full version of the upcoming Windows 8.1, meaning it can run any program written for Windows desktops and laptops. The Pro 2 promises 75 percent more battery life than the debut Pro model, which came out in February. The improvement comes partly from the use of Intels Haswell chip, which uses less energy. Theres also an optional Power Cover accessory that extends battery life even further. Acheaper model, Surface 2, offers a 25 percent improvement in battery life, which means it can get up to 10 hours of use. It also has a better screen compared with last Octobers Surface RT. It uses Windows RT8.1, meaning it can run only apps specifically designed for it. Microsoft said it now has 100,000 apps, or 10 times what was available last year. Like other RTtablets, Microsoft is including a version of its Office software for free with the Surface 2. But now, the package will have the Outlook email and calendar program, not just Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Microsoft is selling the Surface 2 starting at $449 and will continue to offer last years Surface RTfor $349. The Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2 will come with 200 gigabytes of free online storage through SkyDrive for two years, as well as free calls and Wi-F i hotspots through Skype for a year. The new tablets wi ll go on sale Oct. 22, a few days after Microsoft releas es its 8.1 update to its Windows 8 operating system on Oct. 17. The screen on both new models remains at 10.6 inches, measured diagonally. Microsoft unveils new Surface, fixes shortcomings APPhoto/Mark Lennih an Panos Panay, corporate vice president of Microsoft, introduces a new Surface tablet Monday in New York. Microsoft is introducing new Surface tablet computers and accessories, including a professional model that allows people to use it more like a laptop or a desktop.


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 Page B11 Diversions/Puzzles T HATGIRLBy JOE DiPEITRO ACROSS 1 Monopolizer 4 Isnt well 8 The people vs. us 12 When repeated, spirited 15 Fiscal exec 18 Hot and bothered 20 Luxury hotel amenity 21 Where to buy clubs at a club 23 Confiscate a chefs appetizer? 25 Count me in! 26 10, for the base 10 number system 27 Charles Nelson ___, old game-show staple 28 Spill catcher 29 Quick round of tennis, maybe 31 Pulitzer winner James 32 Lewis with 12 Emmys 35 Rondo maker 36 Performance artist with a palindromic name 37 Conk a coachs team member? 40 Drivers lic. info 41 Furnishes with soldiers 43 Clueless 44 Graduate from Barnard, say 45 Old Roman well? 46 Disney dog 48 HVAC measures, for short 49 Certain radio user 51 Like most fish 53 View from Long Is. 55 Close a VW Beetle owners car door? 60 Like much rush-hour traffic 61 Bud 63 Abbr. of politeness 64 You suffer when youre in it 65 Feu fighter? 66 Put a spice mix on a cooks piece of poultry? 70 Point 71 Immortal P.G.A. nickname 73 Island where Homer is buried, by tradition 74 Exclusive 75 Cancels, as a mission 77 Keep a bad comedian onstage? 80 Poetic preposition 81 Not prompt 82 Perfect 83 Wrathful 85 Some sports cars, informally 86 Bit of choreography 88 The g in e.g. 91 Baby singers nickname, with the 93 Off-white shade 97 Canadian N.B.A. team, on scoreboards 98 Find out what a babys milk tastes like? 101 True Blood network 102 ___ store 103 Apples introduced in 1998 104 Asian holidays 105 Full 107 Magician David 109 Latin dance 111 Valleys 112 Observation of cardinals, say 114 Hop over an electricians wires? 116 Alliance between nations 117 Crate & Barrel rival 118 Not magnified or reduced 119 Pariss Parc ___ Princes 120 Setting at 0long. 121 U.S.A.F. V.I.P. 122 Jimmy Carters middle name 123 A pop DOWN 1 Isnt cramped 2 1992 David Mamet play 3 Smoothly applied, as eye makeup 4 Tips 5 Suffix of imprecision 6 Creepy look 7 Barely moves? 8 Irish city near Killarney 9 Loudly dress down 10 uBid competitor 11 ___ school 12 N.Y. engineering school 13 Grabbing distance 14 Windbags output 15 Ensure a surfers safety? 16 Like many accents 17 Run 19 Commando movie accessories 22 ___ mai (dim sum dish) 24 Rifle attachment 30 See?! 32 Group of unsolicited manuscripts 33 ___ radio 34 We the Living author Rand 38 Like a coquette 39 Besides 42 [You cad!] 45 Sea lane danger 47 Love and Happiness singer, 1972 48 Vague memory 50 Squishy seat 51 Goggle 52 Take a mechanics inventory? 53 Allergic reaction 54 Band with a 1985 U.K. No. 1 album titled Meat Is Murder 56 Gut wrencher? 57 Such a pity 58 Agreement 59 Rooms with high ceilings 60 Security feature 62 Ones making intros 67 Shore dinner handout 68 Part of Obi-Wan Kenobis costume 69 Fit to be consumed 72 Blue-roofed chain 76 ___ I hear 78 Groups of troops 79 Relative of Camembert 84 One side in The War of the Worlds 85 Shade of black 86 Like Julius Caesar 87 Where to write your name on an I.R.S. form 89 Zenith competitor 90 Org. that registers pointers 91 Muff 92 Just arrived! 94 N.B.A. Hall-of-Famer nicknamed Handy Andy 95 Something easy as pie 96 Luck Be a Lady composer/lyricist 98 Jacket part 99 Cmon, help me out 100 Ultimate purpose 106 They make indents 108 Suffix with fluoror chlor109 Pickled veggie 110 Discipline 113 High-profile interviewee 114 Fiddlers tune, maybe 115 Sleeper, for one 123 4567 891011121314151617 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 3031 323334 35 36 3738 39 40 41 4243 44 45 4647 48 4950 5152 5354 555657 5859 60 61 6263 64 65 6667 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 7576 77 78 7980 81 82 8384 85 8687 888990 9192 93949596 97 98 99 100101 102 103 104 105106 107 108 109 110111 112 113114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 Solution on page B8 Teresa emailed her question this week and signed it, frustrated shopper Teresa. Recently I was in the supermarket and had a bad experience at checkout. I tried to use my store coupons and manufacturer coupons, but the cashier kept telling me that I couldnt do that. The manager ended up coming over and helping out, but I was embarrassed by that time. The store did take all my coupons, but I dont understand why the cashier didnt want to take the coupon. Can you tell me why? Store policies, if not in writing, can be a little unclear on what a shopper can and cant do. Another commonality is the cashier may not be fully educated on the store policy and what coupons he/she can actually accept. Check out your stores website for the policy, or next time you are in, ask the customer service counter if they have a printed coupon policy you can have. Most stores will have this readily accessible. Most stores do allow manufacturer-plus-store coupon at checkout. The store values this practice as it makes the consumer feel good about their savings and store experience. A happy experience means the consumer will most likely return again. Teresas store does allow the use of one manufacturer coupon and one store coupon on the same item. At the end of her transaction the manager came over and addressed the coupon issue and apologized. The manager later helped Teresa out with her groceries. There may be times when it is unclear to the cashier what to do and will have the manager give the final say. Annie experienced a similar situation at her local drug store. Tanya, I remember in your coupon seminar one of your top 10 tips were Keep pr print the store policies and carry them with you either bookmarked on my phone or in my organizer. I really wish I had done that. I am very sorry that I didnt because last week at the store I wanted to use two manufacturer coupons on products that were buyone, get-one free. The cashier would not let me use both coupons when they clearly stated $1 off any one. I was rushed and had my baby with me so I didnt wait for the manage r to fight this. The next day when I had time, I pulled out the copy of the policy and I was right. Had I kept that copy with me in my coupon binder I would of saved more Savvy Saving Tip: By having your coupon polic y on hand (either saved on your phone or a printed copy inside your coupon binder), you will be more knowledgeable and save time at checkout. You can access all your store coupon policies at We would love to hear from you. Feel free to wri te in your questions or send your shopping tips to Divine Savings, P.O. Box 695, Lady Lake, FL32158 Visit for more information and a list of your local stores offering printed store policies. Tanya Senseney has more than 16 years experience saving and teaching others how to reduce their monthly grocery budget and give back to the community. Her focus and passion is to teach others how to never go without. In addition to her workshops, Tanya is a syndicat ed columnist and radio show personality. She travels the country to speak at numerous workshops and events to teach, enlighten and engage audiences large and small on how to shop for free. Contact Tanya for more information at or visit for more information. Know your store policies DearAbby: Im 21, and my 16-year-old sister is out of control. She told me she smokes marijuana, drinks alcohol, abuses painkillers and recently mentioned she does coke. Abby, she is beautiful, and I dont want to see her do this to herself. Shes living with me about an hour away from my parents because Dad is an alcoholic and he abuses our mother. I brought my sister here to get her away from all that because I know what it was like growing up there. Im having trouble giving her advice to stay away from those things because I did them, and I feel like a hypocrite. My parents cant get through to her, either. Please help. Trying to be a Big Sis DearTrying: Youre lucky you were able to straighten out without becoming addicted to any of the substances you experimented with, but your sister may not be so lucky. Because shes out of control, you must step in and put a stop to it for her sake. Your sister needs counseling, and if she is going to remain your responsibility, it is imperative that you assert control. Talk to her school counselor about getting her the help she needs. You may have to drug-test your sister on a random basis as a condition of her continuing to live with you. Kits are available at your pharmacy. Stop feeling guilty, stay strong, and you may be able to steer your sister back on the right path. DearAbby: Im a 23year-old soldier in the Army, currently deployed overseas. Im less than a month away from returning home to my husband. However, I have not been faithful to him during my tour. I have had sex with several people over here, and if thats not complicated enough, I appear to be pregnant. I dont know what to tell my husband. I actually still kind of love him. Advice? Deployed and Pregnant DearDeployed: You need to make certain you are pregnant and that this is not a false alarm. Whether you are or not, you have some difficult decisions to make. While it wont be pleasant, you and your husband are due for an honest conversation upon your return. If you both still kind of love each other, forgiveness is possible, and couples have been known to get beyond this and have successful marriages. DearAbby: The rule that white pants can be worn only from Memorial Day to Labor Day needs to be amended. I love my white pants. They go with nearly everything, and I almost cry when they must be stored away for another nine months. Ridiculous! My proposal would be to extend the grace period so it begins on Easter Sunday and lasts until Halloween. How does that sound? Marilyn in San Marcos, Calif. DearMarilyn: You will be delighted to know that according to Emily Posts Etiquette, 18th Edition, that old rule about wearing white no longer applies. Whats important isnt the color, but the weight of the fabric. Here in Southern California, summer can start late and continue through October. Lightweight fabrics such as cotton and linen are acceptable during hot weather, and when the temperature drops, winter whites in wool, corduroy, silk and satin are common, although usually in off-white shades rather than a stark one. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Good advice for everyone teens to seniors is in The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It. To order, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) Sister whos out of control needs her reins pulled tight Savings Diva Tanya Senseney Dear Abby NEWYORK (AP) It m ay be one of the most b oring lines ever Leave a message after the b eep. But what if you m anaged to jazz up your p hones outgoing message w ith a celebrity? The advocacy group A utism Speaks is offering j ust that: custom-recorded m essages from Batman s tar Adam West, Breaking Bad star Bryan C ranston, singer Cher, a ctors Jack Black, Peter D inklage, Jim Parsons, Star Wars star Mark H amill, Star Trek actors M ichael Dorn and Zachary Q uinto, and broadcaster V in Scully. From Oct. 7-13, a limite d number of 20-second l ong MP3 messages you w rite will be recorded by e ach celebrity on a firstc ome, first-served basis f or fans to do with as they w ish. All requests must be o f the PG variety and each c osts $299. Last year, the fundraiser c reated some memorable m essages: Betty White w arned listeners to one p hone number, If I have t o tell you what to do at t he beep, then youre an i diot and shouldnt be u sing a phone in the first p lace. Patrick Stewart l ent his smooth British a ccent to one: You could l eave a message, he p urred, but we both know i t would be nowhere as a wesome as this greeting. Stars offer custom phone greetings


Page B12 News-SunWednesday, September 25, 2013 W hats Cooking Well, I am going into week four h ere in Tallahassee at Capital R egional Medical Center and we h ave made some great strides forw ard in our challenge of turning t his account into a premier a ccount in the region. Sells are up i n the Caf and there is a buzz g oing around about all the new f oods and flavors that we are i ntroducing to the staff and guests. Last week, I met with my R egional Director of Operations a nd we discussed a new opportunit y for me a regional executive c hef position in this area. After t hinking about it and talking it o ver with family, I have accepted t he position and will be moving to T allahassee around November f irst. I will be the executive chef of C apital Regional Medical Center a nd do the regional chef work for t his region. This is a big step and g reat opportunity for me. I have b een waiting for this and I am r eady for these challenges. I look forward to writing this c olumn each week. I will continue t o do so from this hospital and w ill be visiting Sebring once a m onth to see friends and family. I have enjoyed Tallahassee so f ar and there is so much to do duri ng my free time. There are many g reat places to eat and the golf h ere is good as well, but I do wish i t were only 5 miles from Sebring s o I could still see everyone all the t ime. So if you are coming up to T allahassee and want to know w here to eat, send me an email a nd I will help you find a good s pot to enjoy the local flavors of F loridas hill country. Last week I ate at a Caf called 1 01 in downtown Tallahassee. I s ubstituted mashed potatoes with m ashed cauliflower to avoid s tarch, and it was so good I t hought I would give you a recipe t his week. Its a great way to e njoy an alternative to starchy m ashed potatoes and full of flavor. Cheers, Chef. Cauliflower mash 1 pound fresh cauliflower, flor ets 1/4 tsp. chicken base 1 tbs. cream cheese, bulk 1/4 cup grated Parmesan c heese 1/2 tsp. peeled, fresh, minced g arlic cloves 1/8 tsp. white ground pepper 1 tbs. real sourcream 3 tbs. unsalted butter 1/2 tsp. precooked, chopped, s liced bacon 1/2 tsp. fresh minced chives Set a stockpot of water to boil o ver high heat. Clean cauliflower. Add to boili ng water and cook for 6 minutes, o r until done. DRAIN WELL; do n ot let cool. In a bowl with an immersion b lender, or in a food processor, p uree the hot cauliflower with the c ream cheese, sour cream, parmes an cheese, garlic, butter, chicken b ase and white pepper until s mooth. Serving size is half cup. Ensure i nternal temperature of 165 d egrees. Garnish with chives and c hopped bacon. Hold warm for s ervice. Tim Spain is System Executive Chef with Florida Hospital Heartland M edical Center and Morrison H ealthcare Food Service. He can be reached at Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun s taff. Making a change Chefs Corner Tim Spain FAMILYFEATURES This Halloween, throw a wickedly wonderful fete for family and friends. With help from the Wilton entertaining experts, youll have all the tricks to treat your guests to a spooky celebration that will leave them howling with delight. Halloweens not just for the kids anymore, so before you put on your costume, grab your baking and decorating supplies and get ready to let the creepy crawlers loose. Halloween is the one time of the year that you can take your decorating skills to the dark side, said Nancy Siler, vice president of consumer affairs at Wilton. From finishing pumpkin cookies with ghastly grins to creating creepy cakes decorated like graveyard skulls, its the perfect holiday to have some fun in the kitchen. Try these tips from the Wilton test kitchen for tasty and terrifying treats: Creepy Cupcakes: Transform traditional cupcakes into other worldly creations by decorating with eyeballs, spider webs or candy corn. Set up a decorating table during your Halloween party and let kids make their own creepy creations. Trick the Treat: Swap out the standard packaged treats for homemade sweets. Wrap cookies, pumpkin cake pops and lollipops in decorative party bags for a fearfully fun take-home treat. Mummy Wrap: Dress up your Halloween treats with themed baking cups. Pumpkins, mummies and ghosts are an instant way to give your party extra personality. Stack the Skulls: Turn the crouqueen-bouche, a popular French dessert, on its head by replacing cream puffs with miniskeleton skulls. To increase the scare factor, mix in bone-shaped cookies and antique the treats with Candy Melts candy and Color Mist food color spray. Try these recipes for Pumpkin Cake Pops and Graveyard Crouque-en-Bouche for a spook-tacular Halloween party. For more unique decorating ideas and recipes visit Jolly Jack-o-Lantern CookiesMakes about 2 dozen cookies 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 egg 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional) 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt Light Green, Black, Red and Orange Sparkle Gel Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly spray Easy Decorate Pumpkin Cookie Pan with vegetable pan spray. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg and extracts; mix well. Combine flour and salt; add to butter mixture. Beat until well blended. Press dough into cavities, filling 2/3 full. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown around edges. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn pan over; lightly tap pan to remove cookies. Cool completely on cooling grid. Decorate cooled cookies with Sparkle Gel, using light green for stem; black for eyes, mouths and mustaches; red for tongue; and orange for remaining pumpkin areas. Let set, about 1/2 hour. Skull Cakes: Makes 8 skulls 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 2/3 cups granulated sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves Pinch ground nutmeg 1-1/3 cups vegetable oil 4 eggs 2 cups applesauce Buttercream icing Preheat oven to 325F. Prepare Dimensions Mini Skull Pan with vegetable pan spray. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cloves and nutmeg. In small bowl, whisk together oil, eggs and applesauce. Add to dry ingredients, stirring until well combined. Fill each cavity about 2/3 full with 1/3 cup batter. Reserve remaining batter. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Remove to coolinggrid andcoolcompletely.Bakeremaining batter asabove. To assemble, cut the domes off of fronts and backs of skulls and sandwich with buttercream icing. Spirited Pumpkin Cake PopsEach pop serves 1 1 package (15.5 to 18.25 ounces) yellow cake mix Water, eggs and oil to prepare mix Orange, Black and White Candy Melts Candy Black/White Colored Lollipop Sticks Candy Eyeballs Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare 12-cavity Silicone Petite Pumpkin Mold with vegetable pan spray. Prepare cake mix following package instructions; fill silicone mold cavities 2/3 full with cake batter. Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from mold and cool completely. Melt orange Candy Melts candy following package instructions. Dip lollipop sticks in melted candy; insert into bottom of cakes. Using spatula or butter knife, spread melted candy onto backs of cakes; chill in refrigerator 5 to 10 minutes or until set. Place cooled cakesoncoolinggridpositionedovercookiesheet,candysidedown; spoon or pipe melted candy over cakes until well coated. Chill in refrigerator 10 to 15 minutes or until set. Repeat if desired. Melt black Candy Melts candy in disposable decorating bag; cut small hole in tip of bag and pipe mouth, nose and eyebrows on pumpkins. If desired, pipe melted white candy teeth. Attach candy eyeballs with dots of melted candy. Happily Haunted LollipopsEach lollipop serves 1 White, Light and Dark Cocoa, Yellow, Black and Limited Edition Pumpkin Spice or Orange Candy Melts Candy 11.75 inch lollipop sticks Melt Candy Melts candy as needed following package instructions. Pipe or brush details of Candy Corn/Pumpkin Lollipop Mold with melted candy; chill in refrigerator 5 to 10 minutes or until set. Fill candy mold cavities with contrasting melted candy. Place lollipop stick into mold, rotating the stick so it is completely covered with melted candy. Chill in refrigerator 10 to 15 minutes or until set. Remove from candy mold. NOTE: For simpler preparation, lollipops can be molded using a single candy variety. Cookie Bones: Makes about 3 dozen cookies 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 egg 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional) 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly spray Bones Cookie Pan cavities with vegetable pan spray. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg and extracts; mix well. Combine flour and salt; add to butter mixture. Beat until well blended. Press dough into prepared pan cavities, filling 2/3 full. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until light brown around edges. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn pan over; lightly tap pan to remove cookies. Cool completely on cooling grid. To decorate and assemble: Yellow candy colorfrom Primary Candy ColorSet, optional 3 (12-ounce) bags White Candy Melts Candy, melted 1 (12-ounce) bag Black Candy Melts Candy, melted Large Candy Eyeballs Brown ColorDust, optional Place assembled cakes and cookies on cooling grid positioned over cookie sheet. If desired, add yellow candy color to melted white candy; pour over cakes and cookies until well coated. Chill 10 to 15 minutes or until set. Repeat if needed. Using disposable decorating bag, pipe melted black candy face details on skull cakes; chill 5 to 10 minutes or until set. Attach candy eyeballs to skulls with dots of melted candy. If desired, brush Color Dust highlights on candy-covered bones and skulls. Using melted white candy, secure four decorated skull cakes to cake base or serving platter, hold until set; insert decorated bone cookies between cakes. Add second row of skulls, positioning between the skulls below and securing with melted candy; hold until set. Add bone cookies between skulls. Secure final skull to top of tower with melted candy; hold until set. Arrange remaining bone cookies around base of cake tower.Towerof HorrorTreats