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079099401001 Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 O nline: www.newssun.com N EWS -S UNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Wednesday-Thursday, October 16-17, 2013 Volume 94/Number 124 | 50 cents www.newssun .com WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip low down ; 0 0 0 3 2 6 6 2 CelebrationsB8 Classifieds A7 Clubs B5 Crossword PuzzleB9 Dear Abby B9 Dinner DivaB7 Editorial & OpinionA4 Friends & NeighborsB8 Obituaries A5 Sudoku PuzzleB9 Whats CookingB10 Index Partly sunny, rain in spots High 88 Low 68Details, A10Warner respondsGreg Warner gives his side of events in AP INSIDE, A4 Dragons dominateLake Placid boys 1st, girls 2nd at Heartland SPORTS, B1Fall flavorsCreate a memorable and flavorful gathering WHATSCOOKING, B10Bullying arrests2 charged for driving young girl to suicide PAGEA5 B y SAMANTHAGHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING The trial o f a man accused of l eaving his 2-year-old d aughter in his truck w here she died from heat s troke last September has b een delayed due to the d ifficulty of finding a j ury. Clerk of Courts Bob G ermaine said Tuesday that a new panel will need to be brought in after a jury couldnt b e seated on Monday for t he trial of Christopher K ing, 34. They didnt finish up y esterday. We have to h ave a separate panel c ome in. This is going to b e a rough case, so were b ringing in a separate p anel to handle this, G ermaine said Tuesday m orning. Jury selection for the t rial began late Monday. K ing is facing felony c harges following the Jury hard to find for King trial New panel needed for case of father charged in death of 2-year-old girl King See KING, A5 By PHILATTINGER firstname.lastname@example.orgAVON PARK The City Council ha s scheduled two hotly contested issues for discussion starting at 5 p.m. Thursday. The first is a joint meeting with the Avon Park Police Pension Board, followed at 6:30 p.m. by a special meeting of the Community Redevelopment Agency Board to make a decision on funding events for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January. The MLK Day event choices and requests include a $10,000 downtown event covering the entire weekend or a Southside community request to host a $3,000 event and parade on Jan. 20, 2014. The City Council, sitting as the CRA Board, might also choose to do some combination of the two. Meanwhile, the city council has also wanted to hold a joint meeting with mem bers of the pension board to clear up Pension Board, CRA meetings set Thursday See AVON, A5 By SAMANTHAGHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING Costume-clad children hoping to fill their buckets and bags with candy will fill the streets throughout Highlands County for trick or treating in just a couple of weeks. However, the dates for the countys trick or treating are not unanimous this year. Lake Placid Police Chief James Fansler had no problem throwing a curveball when it came to choosing the date for the citys designated trick or treating. Over the past several years, the new tradition of holding trick or treating the Saturday before Halloween if the holiday does not fall on a Saturday that year has become, in Fanslers opinion, odd. Im a traditionalist. I grew up going trick or treating on the day of Halloween. It didnt matter if it was a week day or a Saturday, Fansler said. Fansler was the deciding facto r on which day the city would hold Halloween actually on Halloween for LP kids Trick or treat dates A von Park Saturday, Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m. Lake Placid Thursday, Oct. 31, 6-9 p.m. Sebring Saturday, Oct. 26, 6-9 p.m. By PHILATTINGER firstname.lastname@example.orgAVON PARK What started as a call for help from a suspicious incident at an apartment building ended with an Avon Park man jailed Tuesday on charges of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman. The Highlands County Sheriffs Office said suspect Arcadio Torres Jr. knows the woman, but in an effort to protect the victims identity the News-Sun is withholding the nature of that relationship. Deputies reported that the victim had a n injunction for protection order against the man at the time. The victim is safe and the suspect at the jail, Sheriff Susan Benton said. W oman sa f e after being kidnapped Torres By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Highlands County Commissioners spent much of their Tuesday morning meeting struggling again with traffic patterns on the Sebring Parkway Phase II. In the end, they chose to put off making any major changes to the area, deciding instead to wait and hear from the owners of Yarbrough Tire & Services Inc., who own a pair of lots at the intersection of Youth Care Lane and the Parkway where turn lanes have been suggested. It was just over a year ago the board instructed staff members to redesign the parkway from Youth Care Lane to DeSoto Road. In particular, they had asked that the plan eliminate a multi-use path, do away with a continuous southbound left turn lane and utilize the existing right of way. We went back to the drawing board, and under our new design we still would be able to have a sidewalk on the west side of the road, Highlands County Engineer Ramon Gavarette told the board Tuesday. The cost of the action would run in the neighborhood of $516,000, but could increase with attorney fees. The money would come from an FDOTfund set aside for improvements to the Parkway. Several logistical issues confront the commissioners in terms of making the traffic flow more smoothly in the area. It would involve the purchase of additional land for a northbound right turn lane onto Youth Care Lane as well as the relocation of a driveway which currently sits on Yarbroughs property just at the intersection of the parkway and County talks about tricky Parkway plans Katara Simmons/News-Sun The driveway for Yarbrough Tire that empties into Youth Care Lane a short distance from the Sebring Parkway is one of the sticking points in the redesign of the Parkway expansion. See COUNTY, A6 See TRICK, A3 See ARREST, A6 Youth Care lane intersection proving problematic HCSO says she was returned to the scene by suspect By SAMANTHAGHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING Ag-Venture is just t wo short weeks away and every t hird-grader in the county is likely l ooking forward to a long-time H ighlands County tradition. Approximately 1,200 third graders f rom every school in the district is i nvited to participate in the three-day p rogram set for Oct. 29-31 at the c ounty fairgrounds which teaches s tudents an appreciation for local a griculture. To run an event of this size calls f or some big help and Danielle D aum, Ag-Venture co-founder, c ouldnt be more thrilled about all t he helping hands this year. As far as volunteers, were good. Katara Simmons/News-Sun Highlands County third-graders will get some hands-on agricultural education at the annual Ag-Venture in Sebring Oct. 29-31. Volunteers step up to help annual Ag-Venture event Set for Oct. 29-31 at county fairgrounds See AG-VENTURE, A6
Special to the News-SunSEBRING Highlands County Sheriffs Office dispatch received a call at about 4 a.m. Friday that a burglary had just occurred. The victims reported that they were asleep in their room when they were awakened by a light being turned on in their bedroom. The caller stated that she saw a slim male standing in front of her dresser. When the suspect saw them, he ran. The victims then noticed items, including a shotgun missing. Also found in their home was a backpack that did not belong to them. Deputy Ross Porter arrived and began an investigation, requesting K-9 to respond. Deputy Dusty McGee and K-9 Billy arrived and established a track that lead to an address nearby where information was developed that ultimately helped detectives identify the intruder and make an arrest. Rodney Phelps, 18, of 17500 Broadwing Lane, Okeechobee, was arrested and booked into the Highlands County Jail with charges of occupied burglary, grand theft, and grand theft of a firearm. His bond is set at $8,000. All of the victimsproperty was recovered and returned, and thankfully no one was injured. Detective Bret Hinkle took over the case from patrol and made the arrest. Great team work; patrol, K-9, and investigations, said Sheriff Susan Benton. Thank you K-9 Billy for leading the way. Anyone with information regarding this or any crime in Highlands County is asked to call the Sheriffs Office Criminal Investigations Unit at 4027250. Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477), or on the Internet visit www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com. Anonymity is guaranteed. 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Make your voice heard at Road re-opensLAKE PLACID The Highlands County Road and Bridge Department has re-opened Rebel Avenue. For more information, call 402-6529.Audubon presents program for childrenLAKE PLACID Through the Eyes of a Child will be presented at the Highlands County Audubon meeting by Katherine Sands. Her talk will be about different revelations she experienced on her trip to camp in Ohio by explaining a childs view versus an adults view on life. Sands is a fifth-grade teacher at Memorial Elementary School, the 3-5 Science Connections team member, a member of the PTO and in her eighth year of teaching. Obtain valuable information applicable to your children or grandchildren. Sands received the 14th annual Miriam Beck Environmental Educational Award to attend the Educators Week designed for teachers at Camp OtyOkwa in Ohio. Miriam Beck was a teacher, naturalist and journalist who left her home in Lake Placid to the Highlands County Audubon. The home was sold and an award established for teachers in her memory. An awards committee selects a teacher who exhibits enth usiasm and interest in learning about the natural world and inspires students to learn more about the environment. The meeting will be held Thursday at the Masonic Hall, 106 Main St. (by the Historical Museum in the former train station) in Lake Placid. There is a covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m. with the program beginning at 7;15. Bring table service for dinner. A ll meetings are free and open to the public. For information, call Helen Obenchain at 465-2468. Wetlands Class returns to RiverwoodsLORIDA Riverwoods Field Lab, on the Kissimmee River in Highlands County, is offering the Florida Master Naturalists Wetlands Clas s for residents and visitors interested in learning mor e about Floridas native upland habitats.The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is a statewide adult education program developed by the University of Florida/IFAS.It is a fun Community Briefs Continued on A5 Courtesy photo Annette Hebert, hairstylist from Today's Creations in Sebring was the winner of the 1st Friday Tour Lake Placid gift basket presented by Peggy Taylor, VP Decorator at the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative. Annette and her sorority sisters of Xi Nu Sigma came down and had a great time visiting all the groups on the Tour. The gift basket contained items from the sponsoring five non profit groups in Lake Placid, which are the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative, the Lake Placid Art League, the Mural Society, the Historical Train Depot and Museum and Tobys Clown School and Museum. The next event will be Nov. 1, from 4-8 p.m. with the local merchants joining in with a Street Fair from 59 p.m. 1st Friday Tour has second winner By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING The Highlands Voters L eague entertains representatives of the H eartland Workforce Investment Board T hursday evening to talk about jobs. The Highlands County Voters L eague meets the third Thursday of e ach month at the Homers Restaurant i n the Sebring Square shopping plaza. D inner is at 5 p.m. with the meeting to c ommence at 6 p.m. The Heartland Workforce is a notf or-profit corporation which helps pair j ob seekers with area job openings. Alot of people dont know were a p ublic-private partnership, they think w e are a government organization, s aid Heartland Workforce Executive D irector Donna Doubleday, who is slate d to address the groups monthly session. Oversight for the operation is provided by a board comprised of local elected officials from Highlands, Hardee and DeSoto counties. We are delighted to have Donna and the other representatives as part of our October program, said Nell Roberts of the Voters League. There are so many people who hear these numbers issued each month but dont understand how they are figured. We are hoping to get the answers to those and other questions. Voters League meetings are comprised of a brief address by the guest, followed by an extended question-andanswer session from the audience. We do that so people can get the information they desire, Roberts said. We have some really great sessions that way. The program comes the day before the monthly report from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, which issues a recap of previous month jobless figures as well as a synopsis of job movement throughout the Sunshine State. Last month, for instance, statistics showed that of the 39,699 people listed in the Highlands County workforce, there were 3,478 out of work, which translated to a 7 percent unemployment rate. Doubleday is expected to discuss how those numbers are derived for Highlands and other counties as well as the operation locally in dealing with both employers and job seekers. Doubleday to speak to Voters League Doubleday Burglary suspect nabbed quickly Special to the News-SunSEBRING The eighth a nnual Benefit Military B al, has been set for Feb. 2 2, 2014, and promoters p lan to make this years e vent a standout winner. According to the plann ing committee, the fest ivities are slated to be h eld at the Island View R estaurant in Sun N L ake. Formal or dress b lues attire for the e vening is strongly e ncouraged. Semi-formal o r unit colors are also a cceptable. While some v eterans may not have a d ress uniform, they are e ncouraged to wear their m edals. While the Military Ball i s to recognize and supp ort veterans and military p ersonnel, the public is i nvited to attend and supp ort the Benefit Military B all. The ball will begin at 5 p .m. with a social, continu ing with the opening c eremony beginning at 5 :30. The formal dinner b anquet will be served at 6 p.m., along with a milit ary cake cutting ceremon y. Plans call for awards f or the Outstanding V eteran Organization, O utstanding Veteran, and O utstanding Non-Veteran, e ach representing the g reatest contributions to e ducation, promoting p atriotism and support of t he activities of the V eterans Council. Musical entertainment t his year is provided by B ob Weed. There will be a silent a uction, paper-bag auct ion, door prizes and a r affle. Proceeds from the e vent support the activit ies of the Veterans C ouncil of Highlands C ounty and the Veterans A ssistance Fund. Corporate sponsors are e ncouraged. Asponsor t able is $500, with the s ponsor receiving eight M ilitary Ball tickets and r ecognition in the ball p rogram. A$300 level s ponsor will receive four M ilitary Ball tickets and r ecognition in the prog ram. Any $150 sponsors w ill receive two tickets to t he Military Ball and prog ram recognition, while t he $100 sponsors receive p rogram recognition and o ne Military Ball admiss ion ticket. Tickets, which must be p urchased in advance, are $ 35, with $10 of the ticke t price going toward the b enefit. Tickets can be purc hased from any veteran o rganization, or by mail: V eterans Council, P.O. B ox 8201, Sebring, FL 3 3872. Military Ball set Feb. 22 Special to the News-SunWASHINGTON, D.C. Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, has appointed Gina Reynolds, IOM, Chief Executive Officer of Floridas Heartland Regional Economic Development Iniative, Inc. (FHREDI), to the Southeast Board of Regents. As a member of this board, Reynolds will implement the policies created by Institutes National Board of Trustees. Astrong Board of Regents is essential to Institutes success, said Raymond P. Towle, IOM, CAE, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundations vice president of Institute for Organization Management. These volunteers drive site attendance, provide recommendations for program improvement, and serve as an on-site resource for Institute participants. Since its commencement in 1921, the Institute program has educated tens of thousands of association, chamber, and other nonprofit leaders on how to build stronger organizations, better serve their members, and become strong business advocates.The Institutes five Boards of Regents serve on behalf of the National Board of Trustees. FHREDIs Reynolds picked by national foundation
Special to the News-SunSEBRING Highlands Art Leagues paint-along program Art Uncorked celebrated two significant milestones on Thursday, Oct. 10. Not only did the Pink Hibiscus class with Linda Kegley mark the beginning of the second year of the program, but the 1,000th customer was honored. Sherri Crow was the lucky person who registered for the 1000th seat in the classes. Also present at the first Art Uncorked class in October of 2012, Crow was presented a gift basket of wine and art supplies, along with a memory book that highlighted her past classes and the year in review. Other artists were honored with a hand-painted wine glass from Linda Kegley as Prolific Picassos, those ladies who have attended the most classes: Cheryl Oxsalida, Lynda Owen Smith, Gingerlee Mitchelllindo, Christine Pletcher, Dawn Dell and the most prolific of all, Jane Bayless. Don Elwell, co-chairman of the HALBoard of Directors, made the presentations along with co-chair Barb Hall and Board Members Suzanne Wright, Patty Palmer, Nancy Palmer and Mona Sutphin ONeill. Kegley was honored with a proclamation from the Board of Directors for her role in developing and growing the program and Alice Hansen was honored along with Kegley with an appreciation gift for all the work that has gone into making a success of the program. Merideth Wohl was recognized as the person who brought the idea for the program to the Art League. Many budding artists have cut their teeth on Art Uncorkeds premier picture from Oct. 9, 2012, the Happy Tree. Nearly 200 Happy Trees have been painted and it is still one of the most requested classes. Teachers Megan Ekenstedt, Sally Lemke and Jack Smile have recently joined Kegley and Hansen in teaching the popular twoto three-hour sessions where students complete a painting in one sitting at the Visual Arts Center in the HALArtists Village on the east side of Lake Jackson. Private parties, available for 12 or more students, are a popular draw for birthdays, bridal showers, team building exercises and just getting away for a girls night out. All of the classes and the gallery of Art Uncorked paintings are available to see on www.HighlandsArtLeague.or g as well as Facebook. Pre-registration is required as limited space is available and classes fill quickly. To register or place your name on the waiting lists, visit the website or call 863385-5312. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, October 16, 2013 Page A3 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 11.25"; 4"; Black plus three; process, 102859 price messaagi; 0 0 0 3 2 8 5 7 Courtesy photo After the reception, 25 artists got down to the serious business of painting Pink Hibiscus after Georgia, an homage to Georgia OKeefe by Linda Kegley. Courtesy photo Linda Kegley, Alice Hansen, Patty Palmer and Suzanne Wright celebrate with 1000th Customer Sherri Crow (far left) at Art Uncorked. Art Uncorked celebrates second anniversary By PHILATTINGER firstname.lastname@example.orgAVON PARK Deputy Mayor Brenda Giles asked for and got a special meeting of the citys Community Redevelopment Agency set for Thursday. Giles said Monday that issues brought up at last Fridays Southside CRA Advisory Board meeting needed to be handled by the Mothership Board, the CRAboards nickname among city officials. She originally asked for today or Friday, but Councilman Garrett Anderson suggested the meeting be added to Thursdays joint meeting with the Avon Park Police Pension Board. Council members and staff agreed to add it before the meeting until Arnold Davis, an alternate for the Southside advisory board, asked to have it later to allow working people and parents a better chance to attend. The City Council then decided to move the CRA special meeting to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, after the pension board joint meeting. Councilman Heston was not present Monday. The CRAmatter involves conflicting plans for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 20, 2014. The Southside advisory board has arranged through an event planner to put on a threeto four-day downtown event with a festival atmosphere and a budget of $10,000. Meanwhile, Southside community members would prefer a neighborhood and volunteer event staged mostly in the Southside community on the holiday itself with a maximum $3,000 budget. Advisory Board Chairman Gerald Snell told the City Council on Monday that he wanted to have a unified event, but would accept and support their decision on Thursday whatever it may be and pledged to continue volunteering with the city and the MLK Day events, however needed. The advisory board meeting on Friday often dissolved into raised voices between advisory board and audience members, including two audience claims that one city resident should not be on the board because he was born and raised in Wauchula in Hardee County, not in Avon Park. Snell, speaking as a resident during Mondays City Council meeting, decried those comments and other forms of intolerance. He said the advisory board member volunteers in many local organizations more often than some other residents and said Travis Garcia, event planner hired by the Southside advisory board to arrange MLK Day events, has been reviled, too. Although he is of the same skin color of most of the residents of the Southside community, apparently that is not enough to be accepted by some who were born in the Southside, Snell said. He said some who have moved away and returned to Avon Park have not been accepted, either. Snell said one northside resident said those not born in Avon Park dont deserve to work for the city because their heart wasnt born in Avon Park. Also, Snell said he was subject to racial ignoran ce and bigotry from another resident two weeks ago while walking out of a city council meeting. I was hugely disappointed more so because this person betrays kindness in public, Snell said. I question the true motives of some who say certain things publicly yet their actions say somethin g entirely different in private. Mayor Sharon Schuler also made a plea for civil ity when she opened Mondays meeting. The city council meetings (have become) a yelling match, Schuler said. We will not be allowing that at this time or from now on. She said residents may fill out slips of paper to speak if they wished and said that they would be heard. But if you start holler out back and forth, I will hit the gavel (and) you w ill be escorted out of the chambers, Schuler said. This goes for council members and city manager. Councilman Parke Sutherland also asked if the City Council would be willing to compare the citys public participation policy to the Highlands County Commissions po licy. He said he wasnt sure if it was necessary for mem bers of the community to have to sign a sheet just to address the council on matters of city concern at the end of a meeting. City Attorney Gerald Buhr said the main conce rn is that the city make sure citizens have input on matters up for a vote by the city council. AP mayor, CRA advisory chair ask for civility By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING It appears the combinat ion of pumping and the lack of rain has r esulted in a reduction in the flooding t hat had plagued the Highlands Park a rea near Lake Istokpoga in recent w eeks. I believe most of this is due to evapo ration, said Highlands County E ngineer Ramon Gavarette. We have h ad no rain in nine days and only a h alf-inch of rain in 15 days. Primary efforts to pump the area had n ot been as successful as county offic ials had hoped. They then moved the pumps and lines to a different location in an attempt to deal with topography in the area. Gavarette showed commissioners new photographs demonstrating the abatement of the flooding. You can see how the water levels are down tremendously, he said. Theres a lot more road visible. Even with the focused effort the costs were kept relatively low, with Gavarette estimating the homeownersassociation to be charged a little more than $5,000 including engineering, surveying as well as some inspection and permitting costs. Gavarette and Highlands County Road and Bridge Director Kyle Green apparently were confident enough to recommend that pumping be stopped and the pumps removed unless and until there is another inundation of rainfall. Agreat, great job by everybody involved, said Highlands County Commission Chairman Jack Richie, adding that records kept by staff have established a history in case the problem surfaces again. Commissioners agreed that the pumping could be stopped, hoses moved and that Washington Boulevard could be reopened soon. Flood waters recede in Highlands Park Associated PressAreview of a deadly p olice chase in Cleveland n early a year ago has led t o suspensions for 63 p atrol officers who viol ated orders and departm ent rules, the citys p olice chief said Tuesday. Afleeing driver and p assenger were killed w hen officers fired 137 s hots at them in the 23m inute chase that i nvolved five dozen c ruisers and wove t hrough residential neighb orhoods before ending i n gunfire. Police Chief Michael M cGrath said the suspens ions were the result of d isciplinary hearings, and v iolations ranged from i nsubordination to drivi ng too fast during the c hase. The hearings did not i nvolve any of the offic ers involved in the s hooting because a count y grand jury is investig ating possible criminal w rongdoing among the 1 3 officers who fired t heir weapons. No w eapon or shell casings w ere found in the fleeing c ar. An initial review of the c hase found 75 patrol o fficers violated orders, b ut the disciplinary heari ngs reduced that number t o 64 officers. All but o ne received a suspens ion, with the longest b eing 10 days, McGrath s aid. None of the violations w as so serious it warrante d termination. Some of t he officers received a w ritten warning. Police previously a nnounced punishments f or 12 supervisors stemm ing from the chase. O ne sergeant was fired. A captain and lieutenant w ere demoted, and nine s ergeants were suspende d. The nighttime chase b egan last November w hen an officer thought h e heard a gunshot from a car speeding by the p olice station in downt own Cleveland Ohio police suspend 63 officers over chase
The former believe each i ndividual is responsible for h is or her self. They believe g overnment is wasteful and c annot be trusted. The latter b elieve individuals accomp lish more when they help e ach other and work togethe r. They see government as a t ool created to enhance and i mprove life for as many p eople as possible. It seems to us that a societ y thrives with a mixture of b oth: Self-disciplined people w orking together for the g ood of the whole. There has been a practical c onsequence as government b udgets have been cut back stopping taxpayer subsid ies to non-profit private a gencies. Partly as a result, nonp rofit agencies need to plead f or private donations more t han ever before. Most of us have probably been overwhelmed by requests to donate to worthy causes. And most of us have probably vowed to never write another check again at some time or point. Here comes the silver lining to the current black cloud of political discontent forced to revolutionize, many non-profit agencies found new approaches to spotlight their causes and get people involved. Two of the best are walka-thons and 5K races. They combine the best of the two prevailing world views individuals challenge themselves to better performances while maintaining their health while at the same time gathering with others in support of a common cause. The idea is catching on. In Highlands County within the last few weeks, people walked to raise awareness for Alzheimers disease and breast cancer. When the three cities hold their Rallies for Life next spring, participants will walk 18 miles. There are 5K races held all year. Just the idea of getting outside is healthy, especially for the children. Doing a good deed at the same time is an important bonus. This could be just the beginning. Imagine an Old Fashioned Race Day fundraiser, complete with box lunches for sale. Participants could take part in spoon races, potato sack racks, three-legged races, wheel barrow races, a tugof-war and more. Or there could be a volleyball tournament, a paddle board race or a skateboard competition to get young people involved. The more individuals work together locally, the sooner the nation can regain its balance. We may be surrounded by lemons, but its time to turn them into lemonade. TODAYSEDITORIAL 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. email@example.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.orgDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. email@example.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE WATSONExt. firstname.lastname@example.orgMITCH COLLINSExt. email@example.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. firstname.lastname@example.org Editorial & Opinion Page A4 News-SunWednesday, October 16, 2013 www.newssun.com It is time to set the record straight. I have not conspired, contracted, solicited, or in any way shape or form attempted to close or terminate the City of Avon Park Police Officer Pension Fund. I was first elected to the pension board in 1986 and, with the exception of a twoyear span, have been a board member since that time. I have been the chairman for the past 13 years. In October of 2012, the city council and city manager terminated all but three Avon Park Police officers. There was no merging of departments, there were no promises or guarantees for employment. Those officers had to apply for positions with the Sheriffs Office, go through the hiring process, and hopefully gain employment. The actions of the council and city manager (Julian Deleon) created concern for the survival of the pension plan by terminated vested and current retirees. The concerns of a conspiracy to terminate this plan, as so eloquently express by our current city manager, are a misrepresentation of the facts. The facts are this: Aperson, unknown to me, contacted the State of Florida division of retirement inquiring as to whether or not the actions taken by the Avon Park City Council and the city manager (turning the law enforcement duties over to the S.O.) closed or terminated the pension plan. The Division of Retirement contacted the pension board attorney, Scott Christiansen. Scott contacted the city manager for the job descriptions of the few remaining officers as requested by the Division of Retirement. The e-mails that have been provided to the city manager are copies that were sent to me keeping me informed, as the chairman, of all matters pertaining to the plan. To share this information with the other trustees would have me violating the Sunshine Law. There is not one e-mail sent from me to anyone suggesting closing or terminating the plan. The allegations made against me are unsubstantiated. There is no evidence or justification for them other than the fact that I have chosen to run for public office (mayor of Avon Park). The city manager approached the plan complaining about the administrative costs and attempted to get the board to turn over the adminstrative duties of the plan to The Florida League of Cities. He then presented a program to city council praising the Florida League of Cities and how the league could drastically reduce those cost. In their presentation, the league stated that this plan was 92 percent funded and very few Florida plans were in this good of shape (if it aint broke, don,t fix it). When these attempts failed, (Deleon) began to attempt to discredit Carol Knapp, who has been the pension board administrator for some 26 years. This plan has grown from $300,000 to $5.4 million under Mrs. Knapps watchful eye. Mr. Deleon then came to the board with a presentation where the board would loan the city $1 million to purchase a water system and be guaranteed an 8 percent return. This request was denied by recommendation of the board attorney as this constitutes a breach of fiduciary responsibilty. Mr. Deleon stated that he began to have suspicions when his officers were asked about their job descriptions in depositions with Bob Grizzard (a man I have only met once). If he had suspicion then, why did he wait until he found out that I was running for mayor to bring these allegations? Was it to attempt to defame my name and destroy my character prior to the election? I attended a council meeting and did in fact address the council. I explained to them what I knew and that I have never been an advicate of terminating the pension. They did not listen, nor was one word of what I said printed in either Highlands County newspapers. I am sure that Mr. Deleon will have a totally different perspective on this matter, as he always does, but given 8,000 pages of emails and picking only 67 to present, I would bet that anyone could concoct any type of story that they choose. I entered the Board of Trustees position fully aware of what my fiduciary reponsibilities were. I accepted them willingly and took them very seriously. My responsibilties were to the members of the pension plan. It was never to do the bidding of the city or the city manager. My job was to protect each party equally. I believe I did just that. The plan is healthy and solvent and needs to remain so. This is about the future of every terminated vested and current retiree. These officers have dedicated their lives to this community and deserve the retirements tha t they have earned. These officers have families, wives and children that depend on this benefit. I wonder if Mr. Deleon thought about the families of the 60-plus employees he let go, or if this move was just good for business and better for politics? In the past two years, I have been cut to part time (29 hours a week), cut again to 24 hou rs a week, and once the code enforcement position was reinstated to full time, I was told I would have to reapply for a position that I already hold or be terminated, as the part-time position is being deleted. Attempts have been made to slander, degrade and humiliate me before city council in an obvious mov e to destroy my character before this election. Now even my campaign signs have begun to disappear from private property. Although I am disappointed in the actions of some people, I stand firm on my convictions. I have broken no laws. I upheld my fiduciary responsibilities and my character is intact. I have been accused of running for mayor to oust the city manager. If the city manager does his job and fulfills his obligations to the city coun cil as well as the citizens of Avon Park, he has nothing to fear. It should be noted that this election is not about the city manager. It is about selecting the right person to take this city forward and return her to the City of Charm as she used to be. The negative pubicity has to stop. We need to start anew and change the way the pe ople of Highlands County view our city, re-estabish community partnerships, promote growth and bring new business to Avon Park I know that there are people that will respond to this and that they will adequately enforce their views and positions. I know that they will give a rational explaination on how their cause is right and everyone elses is wrong. So be it. W e are all entitled to our own opinions. Greg Warner is an Avon Park resident who is currently running for mayor. 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questions of what public record email messages the city needed from Plan Administrator Carol Knapp and other board members and what those messages contained. However, Councilman Parke Sutherland expressed concerns that no one from the pension board might attend Thursdays meeting and that might cost the city in legal fees. He said he anticipates that Scott Christiansen will attend for the pension board itself and attorney Matt Mierzwa would be there in regard to the public records request from the city. However, he said he received a letter, as pension board liaison, that Knapps personal attorney, Robert Grizzard, would attend in her place. Sutherland said he didnt know if past chairman Greg Warner would attend or not. Given that attorneyscosts would be paid, at least in part, by the city through the pension boards, Sutherland wondered if the city should hold Thursdays meeting at all. Councilman Garrett Anderson said he would have no problem with cancellation as long as the city council would state it decided to cancel and that it was not someone elses fault. He also suggested that pension board members may have authorized their attorneys to answer all questions of the board. Deputy Mayor Brenda Giles asked if the state had a minimum time limit to cancel a meeting, and City Attorney Gerald Buhr there wasnt as long as the city gives enough time for other participants to alter their plans, including canceling their attorneysattendance. She then asked to have Buhr consult with other attorneys to make sure the meeting is still in effect and report to Sutherland. The City Council then voted that if Buhr and Sutherland cant get confirmation that Knapp or Warner would attend, the city would cancel the meeting. While that move might save part of the citys legal costs, the City Council Monday reconfirmed its decision to pay legal costs for City Manager Julian Deleon. Deleon had asked for and got approval on Sept. 23 to have the city reimburse him for attorneys fees incurred while defending against an ethics complaint filed by Anderson. Anderson was the one dissenting vote on that motion. In reviewing minutes on Monday, Anderson noted the text didnt record a dollar amount for Deleons compensation and asked that minutes be amended to include that. His recollection was that Deleon had asked for $8,500, and that if the city council wanted to approve that request, the amount should be in the minutes. However, Buhr said the decision of the council was to approve Deleons reques t subject to review by him. Im just saying if thats what we did, we need to pu t it in there, Anderson said. Sutherland moved to mak e an amendment to the minutes and it passed 4-0. Councilman Terry Heston was not present Monday. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, October 16, 2013 Page A5 biz spotlight; 5.542"; 8"; Black plus three; process, heartland biz spotlig; 0 0 0 3 2 6 4 1 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page; 0 0 0 3 2 6 6 3 MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; rhr top of ad stack; 0 0 0 3 2 6 8 4 ELIZABETH STEWART Elizabeth Stewart, 95, b eloved mother, grandm other, great grandmother, a nd sister, went to be with t he Lord on Sunday, Oct. 1 3, 2013. Elizabeth was b orn in Watervliet, N.Y., to H arry and Lily Newnham D oust and graduated from R ussell Sage College. Prior t o her marriage to Edward S tewart, she taught high s chool business courses. W hen her youngest child e ntered school, Elizabeth t aught kindergarten and l ater first grade until her r etirement. In 1988, she and E dward moved to Sebring. F ollowing her husbands d eath, Elizabeth went t hrough the first Good S hepherd Hospice volunt eer class in Highlands C ounty and was a volunteer f or many years. She also w as a volunteer in the PreK indergarten Migrant Class a t Woodlawn Elementary f or more than 15 years. An a vid golfer, she was a form er member of the Golf H ammock 9 Holers. Elizabeth remained an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Sebring until her death. Elizabeth is survived by her four children, Diane Flack (Ned), Barbara (Fred Trippensee), Edward Jr. (Leslee), and Robert (Claudia); six grandchildren, Deborah Richey (Brett), Susan Lutz, Edward III (Catherine), Sean (Elizabeth), Ryan (Marissa), and Katelyn Sypher (Matt); six greatgrandchildren; sister, Dorothy Walsh; and sisterin-law, Mary Elizabeth Stewart. Amemorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19 at noon at First Presbyterian Church of Sebring, 319 Poinsettia Ave. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to: Good Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL33870 or a charity of your choice. www.morrisfuneralchapel.c om SALLYPHARES Sally Ann Phares of S ebring, Fla., passed away o n Oct. 7, 2013 at the age o f 79. She passed at H ighlands Regional M edical Center with her l oving family by her side. She is proceeded in death b y her loving husband, R obert Lewis Phares; her p arents, Josephine and W illiam Riach; her siblings, R ichard Clark, Fred Clark, D iane Clark and Don M enke (half brother); and h er great-grandson, Devon C hristopher. Sally was a loving mothe r to whom she is survived b y Stephen Phares, Bryce P hares, Diane (Richard) M oore, Thomas (Julieann) P hares, and Brett Phares. S he was a proud grandm other of Stefanie C hristopher, Danielle Y acopino, Robert Fach, D enise Sain, and Matthew, B ryan, and Kellie Phares. S ally is further survived by her dear friends, Jan Ryan, Elizabeth Stewart, and Margaret Thompson. Sally Phares was a woman of God. She was an amazing wife and loving mother, and enjoyed spending time with her family. She was loving and caring. Sally also enjoyed volunteer work such as Little Lambs Prison Ministry, Meals on Wheels, and the Special Olympics. She was also a proud member of Bible Fellowship Church. Sally Phares will always be loved and greatly missed by her family and friends. She will always be in our hearts. Amemorial service will be held on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL33872. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to Little Lambs Inc., 710 S. Eucalyptus St., Sebring, FL33870. Obituaries By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated PressWINTER HAVEN Two g irls were arrested in a F lorida bullying case after o ne of them admitted online o ver the weekend that she h arassed a 12-year-old girl w ho killed herself last m onth, Polk County Sheriff G rady Judd said Tuesday. Judd said they arrested a 1 4-year-old girl because they w ere worried she would cont inue cyberbullying other g irls. The girl is accused of t hreatening to beat up 12y ear-old Rebecca Sedwick, t elling her to drink bleach a nd die and saying she s hould kill herself, the sheri ff said. After nearly a year of bull ying by as many as 15 girls, a uthorities said Rebecca climbed a tower at an abandoned concrete plant Sept. 9 and hurled herself to her death. Judd said police arrested the 14-year-old girl after she posted Saturday on Facebook that she bullied Rebecca and she didnt care. We decided that we cant leave her out there. Who else is she going to torment, who else is she going to harass? Judd said. Police also arrested a 12year-old girl who is accused of bullying Rebecca. Both have been charged with felony aggravated stalking. Judd said the bullying began after the 14-year-old girl started dating a boy that Rebecca had been seeing. She didnt like that and began to harass and ultimately torment Rebecca, Judd said. Aman who answered the phone at the 14-year-olds Lakeland home said he was her father and told The Associated Press none of its true. My daughters a good girl and Im 100 percent sure that whatever theyre saying about my daughter is not true, he said. Amessage left at the 12year-old girls home was not immediately returned. The girls were arrested Monday night and released to their parentscustody. They remain on home detention. The 12-year-old girl was Rebeccas former best friend, but the sheriff said the 14-year-old girl turned her against Rebecca. Other girls also stopped being friends with Rebecca in fear of being bullied, the sheriff said. Judd said he was upset the girls still had access to social networks after Rebeccas suicide. If we can find any charges we can bring against their parents, we will, Judd said. Judd said neither girls parents wanted to bring their daughters to the sheriffs office, so detectives went to their homes and arrested them. Judd said the 14-year-old suspect was very cold, had no emotion at all upon her arrest. Two girls arrested for stalking in Lakeland bullying case AP/Lakeland Ledg er Twelve-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick jumped to her death at this abandoned cement plant in Lakeland on Sept. 10. Two girls have been arrested in her death. Officials say she committed suicide after being bullied online for nearly a year. The Polk County Sheriffs Office on Monday arrested two girls, ages 12 and 14, for bullying Sedwick. Charged with bullying 12-year-old girl who jumped to her death in September d eath of his then 24-montho ld daughter Amelia King. T he toddler suffered from a h eat stroke after being left i n her fathers vehicle for an extended period of t ime, according to police r eports. The temperature t hat day was in the 90s. King was charged with a ggravated manslaughter of a child and child neglect resulting in great bodily harm. Clerk of Courts Bob Germaine said Monday afternoon that the jury selection for the King trial stared late in the day due to a busy court docket. There were a bunch of trials (Monday) that pushed it back, Germaine said. The jury selection will resume Monday, Oct. 28 Continued from A1 King trial jury slection delayed Continued from A1 Avon Park council sets two special meetings
Page A6 News-SunWednesday, October 16, 2013 www.newssun.com a nd educational program t hat is perfect for anyone i nterested in learning more a bout Florida's natural envir onments and conservation i ssues. The class will be offered f or six weeks from 8:30 a .m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays s tarting Oct. 30, Nov. 3, 13, 2 0 and Dec. 4 and 11. The l ast day to register online is O ct. 23. The class consists of m orning presentations by R iverwoods staff and envir onmental experts, and a fternoon field trips to e xplore local wetland habit ats.Weekly field trips i nclude boat tours on the r estored Kissimmee River a nd on Lake Okeechobee, a nd hikes to explore local s wamps, marshes (at a s tormwater treatment area) a nd to a wildlife rehabilitat ion center. This class is $225. P articipants must register o nline at w ww.MasterNaturalist.org Check under Current C ourse Offering F reshwater Wetlands H abitat Highlands County (10/30 12/11/13). For more information c heck the website at c es.fau.edu/riverwoods/fmn p .php. Sweet Adelines prep for fashion show LAKE PLACID Heart o f Highland, Sweet A delines, Show Chorus p resents Adelines Fashions O n Parade, a fashion show a nd luncheon. The event w ill be at the Lake Placid E lks Lodge, 200 County R oad 621 East on Saturday, N ov. 23. Doors open at 11 a .m.; lunch at noon. Tickets a re $25. Models will represent: A mber Louise, Lake Placid, B onWorth, Dress Barn, a nd Sues Cubby Hole, all i n Sebring. For tickets, call 6991 288, 414-4914, 452-1927, o r in Polk County (863) 6 38-1598. SFSC Dental Education Clinic offers free oral cancer screenings AVON PARK South F lorida State Colleges D ental Hygiene program w ill hold oral cancer s creenings from 3-6 p.m. T hursday in Building T, S FSC Highlands Campus. The screening is by appointment only, is open to the public, and is free. The screening is a simple process that only takes about 15-20 minutes. After a brief medical history, patients will undergo a head and neck evaluation. When needed, the visual exam is followed by a VELscope examination in which a florescent light is shown into the mouth and helps to detect abnormal cells that are not visible to the naked eye. Even people who wear dentures should have an oral cancer screening every year, said Dr. Deborah Milliken, department chair, Dental Education. Dental hygienists and dental assistants tend to be communityminded individuals and Oral Cancer Screening is only one of the many ways they serve in their communities. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation and Oral Cancer Consortium, oral cancer is more deadly than Hodgkin's lymphoma, cervical, thyroid, and skin cancers, and kills one person every hour of the day, but when found early, oral cancer patients have a 90 percent survival rate. Oral cancer risk factors include alcohol and tobacco use, advancing age, sun exposure, a diet low in fruits and vegetables, and the human papilloma virus (HPV), which presents a five-times increase in occurrence in people under the age of 40. To make an appointment, call SFSC Dental Education at 784-7020. TwoLowVisiongro upsjoiningforcesSEBRING H.A.L.L.O.s Low Vision Information Group has joined efforts withTheRedCane Club. The decision to merge the two groups will allow their combined efforts to offer information that will reach more people in the community who are living every day with vision loss or are blind. The group meets every third Thursday of the month at Highlands Community Church, 3005 New Life Way. Beginning on Thursday,both groups will meet to share their experiences. H.A.L.L.O.s group has adopted the agenda: Meeting starts at 11 a.m. for introductions, sharing experiences, tips and announcements. At noon the guest speaker will be introduced and lecture is until 1 p.m. The lectures will have subject matter pertinent to people living with low vision or loss, but anyone that is interested in the topic is welcomed to attend.Thursdaysguest speaker will be Niki Kissel from the Lighthouse of Manasota giving an overview of the Lighthouse services and a Discussion on Coping with Vision Loss. The purpose of the group is to encourage people with low vision or those that are legally blind to share their experiences and to understand that there are many ways to help keep ones independence and continue to do nearly all of their daily activities that they have done in the past.To be on the mailing list for notification of the meetings and guest speakers, call HALLO at 385-1196, firstname.lastname@example.org,or write H.A.L.L.O., P.O. Box 7082, Sebring, FL33872.Volunteers sought for Guardian ad Litem programThe Guardian ad Litem program, which serves abused and neglected children across Highlands County, is seeking volunteers. Volunteer guardians help represent children who are involved in court proceedings. Guardians must be at least 21 years old and undergo background checks and a certification process. Call Dawn Shinskey at 863-534-4597 or email me at Dawn.Shinskey@gal.fl.gov.Workshops set for caregiversLAKE PLACID Change of Pace Adult Day Care Center will present two caregiver workshops in from 10-11:30 a.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave. RSVPat 863-382-1188. The first workshop will be Oct. 21 Caring For The Caregiver Dealing with Caregiver Stress & When Is It Time to Share the Care. The second workshop is Oct. 28 Understanding Challenging Behaviors and Making Connections. Continued from A2 Community Briefs Youth Care Lane. As a professional engineer, my recommendation is to close the driveway there at the intersection, Gavarette told the board. Floyd Yarbrough, one of the owners of Yarbrough Tire & Service, told commissioners that moving both their access points already had been part of their plans but actual implementation was another matter entirely. We have had engineers out, but they all tell us, You have a bigger problem than we thought, he said. The relocation of the driveways also means a change in the traffic patterns at the business as well as major changes in their utility services. (People) say thats an awful lot of money for that little piece of property, but the cost of the land is just a drop in the bucket, he said. Its all this other stuff that has to be done. Commissioner Ron Handley also suggested that county could put off current changes and instead look to the future, using countyowned property to the north of Fred Wild Elementary School to relocate an access road and change the traffic pattern to the school. We could live with what we have for the time being until we really need to do something, he said. Then we could use the property so they could loop the driveway around and drop it back onto Youth Care Lane. There is a traffic signal there. Handley said that land also could provide additional space to enlarge the building in the future should that be needed. But, he pointed out, one of the issues revolving around the plan was that of projected growth, a notion he does not agree with. Whave shrunk over the past six years. Its pie in the sky as to how far out it is that we really need this, Handley said. That idea was countered by Yarbrough. You have a problem (at the intersection) now, he said. If you doubt it, just g o out there and spend some time. Yarbrough cited not only school traffic problems in the early morning and late afternoon, but also southbound drivers who end up i n the left-turn-only lane. Every day there is an occurrence. People cutting people off; sometimes you think theres going to be a fight. Another issue that was discussed would be the pos sible effect that the drivewa y relocations would have on extending school zones. Th at might end up being significant with zones possibly stretching from north of Sebring High School to south of Fred Wild Elementary. No date for another discussion on the matter was set. Continued from A1 Torres, 30, has been charged with kidnapping, sexual battery and violation of injunction for protection. He is in the Highlands County Jail without bond. The call came in at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday from the Las Palmas Resort Apartments on in Avon Park. At first deputies thought it was a suspicious incident, but residents told them someone may have been kidnapped. Witnesses said Torres had forced the victim into his car and left the area. Deputies looked up Torres on in-car computers and began checking known addresses and searching for his car. About the time that detectives and the sheriffs crime scene analysts arrived at the apartments, Torres and the victim returned, arrest reports said. Reports said detectives detained Torres and assisted the victim, who said she felt ill. Emergency Medical Services arrived and took her to the hospital, reports said. There, she told detectives that Torres forced her into his car and immediately began to hit her and pull her hair repeatedly. While yelling and cursing at her, according to reports, he drove to an orange grove and sexually assaulted her. It appears that this victim took as much precaution as possible, (but) even with an injunction for protection in place, the suspect ... was able to take her, Benton said. Seek every possible protection if you find yourself in the cycle of domesti c violence. The local help number is 863-386-1167 and the Florida Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-500-1119, she said. Anyone with information on a serious domestic violence situation or in need of help due to domestic violence is encouraged to call the Highlands County Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit at 863-4027357. Anyone with information who wants to be anonymou s and eligible for a cash reward may contact Heartland Crime Stoppers a t 1-800-226-8477 (TIPS) or at www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com/. Continued from A1 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING It appears t hat Highlands County will h ave two new grocery stores s ometime next year. But they w ill be new in name only. Grocery giant Bi-Lo H oldings is in the process of c ompleting their buy-out for D elhaize Group. The B russels-based firm is the p arent company of the S weetbay, Harveys and R eids supermarket chains. Once the sale is completed, the two Sweetbay supermarkets in Highlands county will be rebranded into WinnDixie locations. Sweetbay spokespersons say the deal still is under regulatory review and until any sale is complete they remain competitors in the marketplace. Officials from Bi-Lo have indicated they expect the transaction could be completed in the first quarter of next year. Until such time, company officials said they could not provide information on conversion dates. They say store-specific information regarding offerings, layout and personnel numbers would be revealed as soon as the regulatory review process has been completed. I can say that we are expecting to welcome approximately 10,000 employees into our family upon completion of the transaction, said Corporate Communications Manager Kelly Bell. We intend to cause as little disruption as possible and to continue to provide many of the same products that customers have grown accustomed to. One change shoppers reportedly could see would be at the cash register as the stores adopt the Winn-Dixie pricing strategy. The chain uses a membership card system which offers discounts on select items as well as gasoline discounts through their Fuel Perks program, which is based on grocery products. There are two Sweetbay supermarkets in Highlands county. One is located at the DeSoto Square shopping plaza in south Sebring, the second is located on U.S. 2 7 just south of Lake Placid. Sweetbays to become Winn Dixies Katara Simmons/News-Sun The Sweetbay at Desoto Square Shopping Center and the Sweetbay location in Lake Placid will become Winn Dixie next year. t rick or treating and chose from 6-9 p.m. T hursday, Oct. 31, the actual date of H alloween. Trying to take it to the closest Saturday, i ts just an odd place to put it. Its a week a head of Halloween and if you put it the S aturday after then youre into November. E veryones forgotten about Halloween by t hen. Theyre in Thanksgiving mode, F ansler said. Fansler admitted he has gotten many q uestions on why he broke tradition and h eld the citys Halloween festivities on H alloween this year. Fansler had one simple answer. Its about the kids. If they look on the calendar and see that its Oct. 31 and they arent going out trick or treating, youre probably going to have more of a headache than you would if you just took them out and let them stay out and eat candy until 9 oclock, Fansler said. Some people that wish they had kids, myself included, are wanting to go out and have fun and celebrate. Its Oct. 31, its Halloween, lets go out and lets do it. Both Sebring and Avon Parks trick or treating days and times will be Saturday, Oct. 26. Avon Park trick or treat hours are 6-8 p.m., while Sebrings are 6-9 p.m. Continued from A1 Trick or treating Oct. 31 in LP County commission discusses Parkway expansion plans Man jailed for kidnapping woman Weve got a lot of great volunteers this year, Daum said. Normally around this time of year were a little anxious and kind of worried, but weve got lots of great people. More than 100 Future Farmers of America (FFA) members and student give their time to the program. A total of 150 adults volunteer each year to ensure the program remains successful. Ag-Venture has become a widely recognized program in the county, attracting more and more sponsors and volunteers each year. Students will learn about things from alligators to citrus, soil and water conservation to grapes in the hands-on stations. The students will visit seven of the 14 stations during the program, Daum said. Ag-Venture is not only for students but for families and friends as well. Night Time Ag-Venture is set for Oct. 29. This years barbecue dinner will take place from 4:306:30 p.m. Live music will be provided by local music group Shady Creek. Its Gary Dressels band. Im really excited because hes trying to get Logan to come sing as well. Hopefully he will, Daum said. The BBQ dinner will feature $12 plates for adults and $6 plates for children. Dinner includes steak, baked potato, green beans, corn on the cob, roll and desert. All of the money raised at the dinner will go directly back into A gVenture. We dont make a profit or anything on the dinner but i t does bring a lot of new people out to the program. They go on the guided tours and they see how fun it is and love it and they wind up coming back to volunteer an d help the next year, said Daum. Tickets for the Night Tim e Ag-Venture event can be purchased at Happiness Farms, 704 County Road 621 East in Lake Placid. For more information on volunteering or tickets, call Danielle or Darlene Phypers at Happiness Farms at 465-231 3 or Judy Bronson at 655-012 3. Continued from A1 Ag-Venture ready for influx of 1,200 eager third-graders
www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, September 22, 2013Page B5 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-403 Division IN RE:ESTATE OF DON W.MARINE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DON W.MARINE,deceased,whose date of death was August 18,2013,and whose Social Security Number is xxx-xx-7185,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 October 9,2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Donna S.Compher /s/ Michael Ann Phillips 756 Ocean Parkway Berlin,MD 21811 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:email@example.com October 9,16,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:28-2009-CA-001109 BANK OF AMERICA,N.A. Plaintiff, vs. BRUCE ROGERS aka BRUCE E.ROGERS; JO Y L.ROGERS,BANK OF AMERICA,NA; ELIZABETH MORGAN; SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS,AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given,pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on October 2,2013,in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County,Florida,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida described as: LOTS 10886,10887,10888,10889, 10890,UNIT 33,AVON PARK LAKES,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGE 37,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as:3198 N BUCKINGHAM ROAD,AVON PARK,FL 33825-9460; including the building,appurtenances,and fixtures located therein,at public sale,to the highest and best bidder, for cash,Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870,on November 1,2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 2nd day of October,2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W.GERMAINE By:/s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Cler k 324400.090104A/rph October 9,16,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO:2013-CA-000409 DIVISION: UCN:282013CA000409XXCICI U.S.BANK,N.A.,AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF MID-STATE TRUST XI BY GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC,,A FOREIGN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AUTHORIZED TO DO BUSINESS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA AS SERVICER WITH DELEGATED AUTHORITY Plaintiff, vs. JESSICA N.VIDAL; RAUL VIDAL; CITIFINANCIAL,INC.; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT,PURSUANT TO THE JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE ENTERED IN THE ABOVE CAUSE,I WILL SELL THE PROPERTY SITUATED IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA,DESCRIBED AS: LOT 21,BLOCK 141,SUN N LAKE ESTATES,SECTION 15,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 84,PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. AT PUBLIC SALE,TO THE HIGHEST AND BEST BIDDER,FOR CASH, ON NOVEMBER 1,2013,AT 11:00 AM AT HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE,SEBRING,FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED,AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE.PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR AT (863)534-4686 AT LEAST SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE,OR IMMEDIATELY UPON RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION IF THE TIME BEFORE THE SCHEDULED APPEARANCE IS LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED,CALL 711.I DATED:October 2,2013. CLERK OF THE COURT By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk FILE NO:FC-13719 October 9,16,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:28-2013-CA-000107 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY Plaintiff, vs. GREGORY D.LUCE A/K/A GREGORY LUCE, KATARZYNA LUCE AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given,pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on October 2,2013,in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County,Florida,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida described as: THE WEST 10 FEET OF LOT 32 AND ALL OF LOT 33,IN BLOCK 4,OF ERIN PARK,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGE 77,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as:951 SHAMROCK DR.,SEBRING,FL 33875; including the building,appurtenances,and fixtures located therein,at public sale,to the highest and best bidder,for cash,Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870,on November 1,2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 2nd day of October,2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W.GERMAINE By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 266400/1219056/tio October 9,16,2013 (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. October 16,23,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.:28-2013-CA-000620 DIVISION: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. VICENTE HERNANDEZ A/K/A VICENTE HERNANDEZ CRUZ,et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION To: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF VICENTE HERNANDEZ A/K/A VICENTE HERNANDEZ CRUZ Last Known Address:1500 West Batavia Rd Avon Park,FL 33825 Current Address:Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER,AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address:Unknown Current Address:Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County,Florida: LOTS 13429,13430 AND SOUTH ONE-HALF LOT 13431,AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 42,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 89,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 1500 WEST BATAVIA RD AVON PARK,FL 33825 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication,if any,on Albertelli Law,Plaintiff's attorney,whose address is P.O.Box 23028, Tampa,FL 33623,and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney,or immediately thereafter; otherwise,a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 9th day of October,2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O.Box 23028 Tampa,FL 33623 CD-13-112380 **See the Americans with Disabilities Act If you a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 150.02 feet to a point on the present right-of-way line of Lakeview Drive; thence run South 45 degrees 10'39'' West along the Northwesterly right-of-way line of Lakeview Drive for a distance of 150.29 feet; thence run North 44 degrees 59'16'' West for a distance of 150.00 feet; thence run North 45 degrees 10'29'' east for a distance of 152.99 feet to the Point of Beginning. This conveyance does not include any rights or interest to any property on the lake side of Lakeview Drive. AND That portion of Lot 15,lying Southeasterly of Lakeview Drive,Lake Jackson Cove,according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 6,Page 22,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Address:3530 and 3531 Lakeview Drive, Sebring,FL 33870. Real Property Tax ID Numbers: S-23-34-28-020-00M0-0061; S-24-28-040-0000-0150 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. 10/9/13 BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County,Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk October 16,23,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.2013-CA-000039-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. CHERYL L.SPARKS,an individual, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CHERYL L. SPARKS,an individual,UNKNOWN TENANT, ADVENTIST HEALTH SYSTEM/BELT,INC. d/b/a FLORIDA HOSPITAL HEARTLAND DIVISION,a Florida non-profit corporation, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Compalint'' (the "Final Judgment''),entered in the above-styled action on September 3,2013, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida,as described in the attached Exhibit ``A'' at a Public Sale,to the highest bidder,for cash,at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870,on November 12, 2013,at 11:00 a.m.: EXHIBIT ``A'' A portion of Lots 6 and 7,Block M,Lake Jackson Boulevard Subdivision,according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 63,of DeSoto County,Florida (of which Highlands County was formerly a part),and Transcript Book Page 10,of the Public records of Highlands County,Florida,being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the most Northerly corner of Lot 7,Block M,of the aforementioned Lake Jackson Boulevard Subdivision; thence run South 43 degrees 57'27'' East along the Northeasterly line of said Lot 7,Block M,for a distance of 233.60 feet for the Point of beginning; thence continue South 43 degrees 57'27'' East along said line for a distance of IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-406 IN RE:ESTATE OF ERNEST A.RZEZNIK a/k/a ERNEST A.RZENIK,SR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of Ernest A.Rzeznik a/k/a Ernest A.Rzenik,Sr.,deceased,File Number PC 13-406,by the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was May 30,2013; that the total value of the estate is exempt and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name and Address Gail Camp Hester 2 Carol Drive Oxford,MA01540 Ernest A.Rzeznik,Jr. 126 Bedford Road Merrimack,NH 03054 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE.ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD,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 October 9,2013. Person Giving Notice: Gail Camp Hester 2 Carol Drive Oxford,MA 01540 Ernest A.Rzeznik,Jr. 126 Bedford Road Merrimack,NH 03054 BREED & NUNNALLEE,P.A. Attorneys for Person Giving Notice: 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING,FL 33870 By:/s/ E Mark Breed III E.MARK BREED III Florida Bar No.338702 E-Mail Address:firstname.lastname@example.org October 9,16,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.2012-CA-000293 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS,INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2007-2, Plaintiff, vs. CHERYL L.WARD A/K/A CHERYL WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN RAY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CHERYL L.WARD A/K/A CHERYL WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN RAY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL 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; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 3, 2013,and Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated September 17,2013,both entered in Case No.2012-CA-000293,of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida.THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS,INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2007-2 is Plaintiff and CHERYL L.WARD A/K/A CHERYL WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN RAY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CHERYL L.WARD A/K/A/ CHERYL WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN WARD A/K/A CHERYL LYNN RAY; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION N/K/A JESSICA WARD; are defendants.The Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM,BASEMENT,430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring, FL 33870,bidding begins at 11:00 A.M., Eastern Time,on the 19th day of December, 2013,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 25,BLOCK 54,OF SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION THREE,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE(S) 6,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 4316 Talbot Street,Sebring,FL 33872 Dated this 17th day of September,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE As Clerk of said Court By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk In accordance with requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA),Highlands County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services,programs,or activities.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 provisions of certain assistance.Please contact Melissa Bruns,ADA Coordinator,at 863-402-6509 (Voice),via Florida Relay Services 711,by e-mail email@example.com,by regular mail at 600 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870 request for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the services. 11826.1845 October 16,23,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.28-2011-CA-000927 U.S.BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. A NTHONY W.MCCRANIE A/K/A ANTHONY WAYNE MCCRANIE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF A NTHONY W.MCCRANIE A/K/A ANTHONY WAYNE MCCRANIE; FAITH MCCRANIE; IF LIVING,INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S),IF REMARRIED, A ND IF DECEASED,THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES, A SSIGNEES,CREDITORS,LIENORS,AND TRUSTEES,AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER OR A GAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); TD BANK,NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO RIVERSIDE NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, A SSIGNEES,CREDITORS,LIENORS,OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,THROUGH, UNDER,OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT # 2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that,pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause,in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County,Florida,I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County,Florida,described as: LOT 1,BLOCK 2,PALM HAVEN,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10,PAGE 17,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. To include a: 2001 FTWD VIN FLFLY70A28371LP31 0086082381 2001 FTWD VIN FLFLY70B28371LP31 0086082562 A /K/A -31 Palm Leaf Lane.Lake Placid,FL 33852 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder, for cash,In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring,Florida at 11:00 A.M.on November 12,2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents,must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness,my hand and seal of this court on the 9th day of October,2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 (voice),(863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service),as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible.Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. 82370 dcs October 16,23,2013 1050LegalsSUBSCRIBE TO THE NEWS-SUN CALL 385-6155 www.newssun.com News-Sun Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Page A7
Page B6News-SunSunday, September 22, 2013www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.12868GCS JC GEMINI III,LLC, Plaintiff, vs. DAVID HENLINE,et al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO:DAVID HENLINE A/K/A DAVID E.HENLINE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DAVID HENLINE Whose residence is/are unknown. YOU ARE HERBY required to file your answer or written defenses,is any,in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court,and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's attorney,Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra,9204 King Palm Drive,Tampa, FL 33619-1328,telephone (813)915-8660, fascimile (813)915-0559,within thirty days of the first publication of this Notice,the nature of this proceeding being a suit for foreclosure of mortgage against the following described property,to wit: PARCEL ONE (1),AS SHOWN ON PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 91,PAGE 84 AND RE-RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 193,PAGE 624, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; SAID PARCEL LYING IN AND COMPRISING A PART OF LOT 2,BLOCK ``E'',OF LAKESIDE SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH,RANGE 29 EAST,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1,PAGE 43,PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. If you fail to file your response or answer, if any,in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court,and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's attorney,Law Offices of Daniel C.Consuegra,9204 King Palm Dr., Tampa,Florida 33619-1328,telephone (813)915-8660,facsimile (813)915-0559, within thirty days of the first publication of IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:282012CA001162GCAXMX JPMORGAN CHASE BANK,NATIONAL A SSOCIATION,SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST BY PURCHASE FROM THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION,AS RECEIVER OF WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK F/K/A WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK,FA Plaintiff, vs. DIANE W.DAVIES,et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated October 2,2013,and entered in Case No.282012CA001162GCAXMX 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 DIANE W.DAVIES,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 1st day of November,2013,the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 5,BLOCK 214,A RESUBDIVISION OF PLACID LAKES SECTION SEVEN,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 72,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring,HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida,this 2nd day of October,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 #30737 October 9,16,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-382 IN RE:ESTATE OF CONRAD R.ARMSTRONG Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CONRAD R.ARMSTRONG,deceased,whose date of death was May 31,2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring, FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS A FTER 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 October 16,2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Laurie Whitney 8869 Darby Dan Lane Germantown,Tennessee 38138 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ W.Roy Wilkes A ttorney for Laurie Whitney Florida Bar Number:0608475 202 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid,Florida 33852 Telephone:(863)699-2222 Fax:(863)465-1857 E-Mail:firstname.lastname@example.org October 16,23,2013 1050LegalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404 Page A8 News-Sun Wednesday, October 16, 2013 www.newssun.com
www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, September 22, 2013Page B5 DODGE STRATUS2006. 6cyl. Fully Loaded. Factory new cond. 21,150 mi. $6800. Call 863-385-2613 CADILLAC STSV8 '06. 1 Owner. Diamond White. Loaded, All power, Navigation & Sunroof. Excel cond. $10,500. Priced to sell FAST!!!!. SOLD!!!! CADILLAC STSV8 '06. 1 Owner. Diamond White. Loaded, All power, Navigation & Sunroof. Excel cond. $10,500. Priced to sell FAST!!!!. 863-243-3035 9450Automotive For Sale 9000 Transportation 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eigh t weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies SPRING LAKESAT. 10/19, 8AM-? 104 Friendly Circle. Mens/ladies clothes & items, household, misc., tools, fishing items. SEBRING FRI.SAT. 8 2pm. 901 S. Egret St. Multi-Family Sale! Household, vintage costume jewelry, toys, tools, clothes, furn., Race & Coke collectibles, Christmas items & yard figurines, sunflower plants, porch swing & more! SEBRING -MULTI-FAMILY SALE. 3710 Osca St., behind Wal-Mart, corner of Grand Prix and Osca. Thurs.-Fri.-Sat.10/17-18-19, 8am-? Something for everyone. SEBRING -2-FAMILY, Fri.-Sat. 10/18-19, 8am-2pm. 4600 & 4610 Tarrega St., Sun 'n Lake. Tools, household, trains, Harley items, Xmas, antiques, comic books, toys, clothes. Too much to list! SEBRING *YARD & GARAGE 532 Cherry Tree Dr., Fri & Sat, Oct. 18 & 19, 8am 1pm. TOO MUCH TO LIST! LAKE PLACIDSat. Only! 10/19. 8 2pm. 779 Lake August Dr. Furn., clothing & more! Something for Everyone!! LAKE PLACIDMulti-Family Sale! FRI. SAT. 8:30 2pm. 620 CR 29. Computer desk, entertainment console, vanity table w/stool, clothes & misc. household items. LAKE PLACID* MOVING SALE 8 Charlton Dr. (by Water Edge) Fri & Sat, Oct 18 & 19, 8am 3pm. Furn., Sm. appliances, TV, Household Items, Lnens, Women's Clothes sizes 16-18, Books. Much More! AVON PARKHuge 3 Family Yard Sale. Oct 18th/19th. 8-3 Fri/Sat. Native American belts/jewelry. Tools, Hot Wheels in case, rare barbies, antiques, WWII documents, 100 new Foster Grant shades $1 each, lots more. 3003 N Lowell Rd off W County Line Road. AVON PARKFri. Sat. 8 4pm. 130 E. Circle St. Christmas items, lift chair & more! AVON PARKFri. & Sun. 2650 US HWY 27N. Hair Depot. Humongous Moving Sale! Everything Must Go! Antiques, furn., lamps, pictures, bikes, collectibles, tools, etc. AVO PARK*MULTI FAMILY SALE* 4 Whitner St. (off Lake Ave.) Sat. Oct. 19, 8am 2pm. Gun cabinet, Motorcycle Gear, Harley Davidson misc, Baby misc, Household items. 7320Garage &Yard Sales SMALL ANIMALTRAP paid $80.00. Used once. Like new. $75. Call 863-465-5210. MOUNTAIN BIKE16" by Pacific. Includes Helmet. Like new. $40. 863-443-6470. JOGGING STROLLERTike Tech, all terrain. Great cond. $75. Cash. Call 863-443-6470 CURIO CABINET,glass, mirror, gold trim, 6' x 2', 4 shelves. $60. 863-385-0000. 7310Bargain BuysWAGON *AGRI FAB H.D.2000 (4 wheeled) Capacity up to 2,000 lbs. max., 61" long X 37" wide w/ 14" high sides, Removable tailgate. Very Nice! $150.00. Phone 863-453-7027 7300MiscellaneousWIG SELLOUT and Beauty Shop Equip. Hair Depot. 863-453-8955 or 863-453-0392 7280Office & BusinessEquipmentSLEEPER SOFAQueen Size, La-Z-Boy. Excel cond. Very Clean. $350. Call 863-453-5216. 7180FurnitureHD TV65" Mitsubishi DLP two lamps, remote and HDMI connections; stereo speakers. Low price $250.00 Call 863-214-3178. 7100TV, Radio & Stereo 7000 MerchandiseWISH TORENT A COMPLETELY FURNISHED HOME in Lake Placid area for January March 2014. Call 765-505-0305 6650Wanted to Rent SPRING LAKE3BR, 2BA, 2CG, CHA, patio, ceramic tiled living, dining, kit., bath & halls, SS appliances, refrigerator w/ water on door, micro., W/D hook up. No pets or Smokers. 863-835-0061 SEBRING. 2BR/1.5 BA $700/month, 1st, last, sec $350. App Fee $35.00. Most pets ok w/extra dep. 3326 Sparta Circle. See full listing on zillow.com Call 863-273-9377, lv. msg. SEBRING -Large 4BR, 2BA, Living rm., Dining rm., Laundry rm., Mostly tiled floors throughout. Fenced yard. $700. Monthly. 321-452-7090 or 863-446-1861 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 SEBRING 2 STORY TOWN HOME 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, 1 CG $800/Monthly No Smoking, No pets. 863-402-1142 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 6300UnfurnishedHouses SEBRING *DINNER LAKE AREA 2BR, 1 1/2 BA, Apartments for Rent. Large rooms, Fresh paint & Tile, Includes water. $550/mo. Call Gary Johnson @ 863-381-1861 BEAUTIFULAPTSSEBRING2BR/1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping. $595/mo. 863-446-1822AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo.+ $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING DUPLEX2/1. Clean & Available now. Tile floors, washer/dryer hook up, CHA, no smoke/pets. $525 per mo. + $400 sec. Call 863-655-0982 6050Duplexes for RentSEBRING 2/1 2202 Wightman Ave. $500/mo. & $300 sec. dep. Nice & large. 2019 Wightman Ave. $550/mo. & $300 sec. dep. New kitchen, new tile, totally remodeled. Call for details. 863-381-0357 or 863-446-2838. 6000 RentalsPALM HARBORFACTORY LIQUIDATION SALE 6 MODELS TO CHOOSE FROM 1200 sq. ft. ..$12K off! John Lyons @ 800-622-2832 ext. 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesSEBRING SUN-IN-LAKES,2/2/2. Very cozy home. Nicely furnished. Everything Like new. All you need is a toothbrush. 863-471-2961 4080Homes for saleSebring 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial THE OAKSAT AVON Has the following Positions available: *CNA'S Full Time. Interested Applicants may apply at 1010 Hwy. 27 N, Avon Park, FL.33825 or Fax Resume to: TAMMY PADILLA @ 863-453-5308 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 UPSCALESALON Needs Nail Tech Immediately to take over Clientele. & Hair Dresser Needed. Call 863-385-2728 or 863-414-6903 LIL WIZARDSACADEMY Is Looking for VPK Child Care Teachers. VPK Endorsement, Service Hours, CPR & First Aid required. 863-381-9676 or email email@example.com HIGHLANDS RIDGEGOLF COURSE currently has restaurant and golf shop positions available at both the North and South Courses. Interestedapplicants should apply, in person, by visiting the golf shop at the NorthCourse, 4100 Carter Creek Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825. For more information,please contact Mike Lamere at 863.471.2299 2100Help WantedEXPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper. If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort Keepers. 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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK,CUSTODIAN FOR TRC-SPE,LLC 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.:9308 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-21-34-29-080-0050-0010 Description of Property: LOT 1 BLOCK 5 LUCAS LAKES ESTATES,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8 PAGE 55 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: DEBBIE MASSALINE; All 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 6th day of November, 2013. Dated this 23rd day of August,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk October 2,9,16,23,2013 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000111TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK,CUSTODIAN FOR TRC-SPE,LLC 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.:13579 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-22-37-30-040-0200-0170 Description of Property: LOT 17 BLOCK 20 SUN N LAKES ESTATES SUBDIVISION SECTION 4,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8 PAGE 34 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: JAVIER LAZANO; All 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 6th day of November, 2013. Dated this 26th day of August,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk October 2,9,16,23,2013 NOTICE OF PERSONAL PROPER TY FOR SALE BY COMPETITIVE BID YOU ARE HEREBY notified that the sale of the following described personal property,to wit:Franklin travel trailer and metal structure attached thereto,charbroil grill,garbage canisters,cooler,patio chair,water pump, air conditioning unit,all previously owned by Jason Bachove who formerly resided at 33 Betty Dr.,Lake Placid,FL 33852,will be offered for sale by competitive bid at 33 Betty Dr.,Lake Placid,FL 33852.The sale will be held on October 23,2013 at 3:00 p.m. Property may be subject to ownership rights, liens and security interests which may have priority by law. October 9,16,2013 this Notice,a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. DATED at HIGHLANDS County this 11th day of October,2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice),(863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service),as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible.Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxillary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. rda/JCG/134907 October 16,23,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.282012CA000863GCAXMX FLAGSTAR BANK,FSB, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES HARRISON A /K/A JAMES D.HARRISON A ND DONNA HARRISON A /K/A DOONA D.HARRISON,et.al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 8,2013,and entered in Case No. 282012CA000863 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB,is the Plaintiff and DONNA HARRISON A /K/A DONNA D.HARRISON; UNKNOWN TENANTS are the Defendant(s).Robert Germaine as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 S.COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FL 33870 AT 11:00 A.M.on December 11, 2013,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 17,BLOCK ``E'',LAKE JACKSON BOULEVARD SUBDIVISION,LESS AND EXCEPT THE SOUTH 10 FEET AND LESS AND EXCEPT THE WEST 215 FEET THEREOF,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3,PAGE 63,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA,OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA,WAS FORMERLY A PART. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 8th day of October,2013. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator,(863) 534-4690, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. 12-07624 October 16,23,2013HAVING SOMETHING TO SELL AND NOT ADVERTISING IS LIKE WINKING IN THE DARK. 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By DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgThe junior varsity football Blue Streaks are going for broke, yet again, when they face off against visiting Clewiston Thursday night. After going undefeated a season ago, Sebring has seen its unbeaten streak continue to go throughout the 2013 campaign. The season opener saw a 28-20 win against county rival Avon Park, followed up by a 24-6 win over the other county rival, Lake Placid, a week later. Then came dominating wins at DeSoto, 42-0, and against Mulberry, 28-6, to push their record to 4-0. On Thursday, Sept. 26, it was a rough-and-tumble battle at Faris Brannen Stadium against the Frostproof Bulldogs. But the Streaks hung on for a 34-30 win to keep their roll going. Against similarly tough competition, Sebring held on for nail-biting wins against Hardee at home and on the road at Fort Meade. But closing out the season undefeated will be no easy task as the Tigers come in sporting a strong record themselves. At 5-1, Clewistons only loss thus far came at the hands of Plantation America n Heritage, and they sport wins over the likes of Okeechobee and Fort Lauderdales Archbishop McCarthy. It promises to be a great match-up at Firemens Field with a lot on the line as these two junior varsity powerhou ses square off. News-Sun Wednesday, October 16, 2013 BSection Sports D ISTRICT S POTLIGHT (through Preseason)D ISTRICT 11-6A Dist. Ov er all PF P A Sebring1-05-115657 Winter Haven1-05-2187 152 Lake Gibson0-13-220492 Lake Region0-13-3107 194 Last Weeks Scores Sebring 42,Tenoroc 7 Winter Haven 22,Lake Wales 10 Lake Gibson 52,Auburndale 9 Idle: Lake Region This Weeks Games Sebring at Winter Haven,7 p.m. Lake Gibson at Lake Region,7 p.m. D ISTRICT 6-4A Dist. Ov er all PF P A Clewiston1-05-122271 LaBelle1-02-5211 225 Lake Placid0-12-395 158 Avon Park0-1 0-7 40 288 Last Weeks Scores Hardee 56,Avon Park 0 Clewiston 62,Bishop Verot 17 Riverdale 48,LaBelle 7 Idle: Lake Placid This Weeks Games Lake Placid at Clewiston,p.m. Idle: Avon Park,LaBelle Class 8A 1.Manatee (12)7-01381 2.Miramar (2)7-01272 3.Apopka 6-11043 4.Dr.Phillips7-0944 5.South Dade7-0806 6.Fort Pierce Central6-0795 7.Lake Mary6-0527 8.Plant 5-1-1428 9.Deerfield Beach6-0369 10.Charles Flanagan7-07NR Others receiving votes: Vero Beach 6, Park Vista Community 3,First Coast 2. Class 7A 1.Dwyer (5)7-01312 2.St.Thomas Aquinas (9)5-11301 3.East Lake7-01123 4.Lakeland7-0855 5.Fleming Island6-0736 6.Niceville7-0717 7.Sickles 5-1484 8.Fletcher5-1448 9.Lincoln 4-2269 10.Kissimmee Osceola5-22010 Others receiving votes: Port Charlotte 13,Pinellas Park 7,Plantation 5, Melbourne 3,Tampa Bay Tech 2. Class 6A 1.Miami Central (12)5-11291 2.Armwood (2)6-01283 3.Heritage7-01094 4.Venice 6-1875 5.Jefferson5-1666 6.Hallandale7-0607 7.Columbia6-1492 8.Mainland6-1379 9.Ed White5-131NR (tie) Largo5-1318 Others receiving votes: Escambia 21, Citrus 13,Ida Baker 7,Miami Carol City 2. Class 5A 1.West Florida (9)6-01311un 2.Godby (4)5-11192 3.Plantation Amer Her6-11013 4.Pensacola Catholic7-0964 5.Merritt Island (1)6-0905 6.Cardinal Gibbons6-0777 7.Rickards6-0528 8.Bishop Kenny5-0389 9.South Sumter7-03410 10.Miami Jackson3-3116 Others receiving votes: Wakulla 10, Immokalee 8,Palm Bay 2,Bishop Moore 1. Class 4A 1.Miami Washington (14)7-01401 2.Fort Lauderdale Univ.6-01262 3.Cocoa 5-11124 4.Raines 4-2873 5.Fort White4-071NR Others receiving votes: Bolles School 12,Space Coast 6,Gulliver Prep 6. Class 3A 1.Tampa Catholic (11)5-11282 2.Clearwater Cent Cath5-11103 3.Trinity Christian-Jax (2)5-1981 4.Pahokee (1)5-1955 5.Melbourne Cent Cath6-056NR Others receiving votes: Westminster Christian 37,Lakeland Christian 29,Ocala Trinity Catholic 7. Class 2A 1.Champagnat Cath (13)7-01392 2.Warner Christian6-11203 3.North Florida Christian5-1891 4.University Christian (1)4-2844 5.Glades Day6-0795 Others receiving votes: First Baptist 43,Indian Rocks 6. Class 1A 1.Blountstown (13)7-01391 2.Dixie County (1)5-01272 3.Union County5-11054 4.Liberty County6-1995 5.Trenton 4-184NR Others receiving votes: Northview 6.F LORIDA P REP S T A TE P OLLS NASCAR This Week PAGEB3 Courtesy photo Dragon swimmer Walker DeLoach takes a quick breath during the freestyle at Saturdays Heartland Invite. By DAN HOEHNE email@example.comLake Placid swimming c ontinued itsstrong seas on over the weekend by w inning the overall point t otal in the Heartland I nvitational, with the boys t opping the seven-team f ield and the girls taking a c lose second to Bishop V erot. The Lady Vikings total o f 566 edged the Lake P lacid ladies 546 as well a s Sebrings third-place t otal of 357 and Avon P arks 259 for fourth. For the boys, the D ragons totaled 592 for t he win, with the Red D evils second at 368 and t he Blue Streaks third at 3 39. Saturdays swimming s tarted with the Girls 200 M edley Relay and saw Bishop Verot get the win. But barely two seconds behind, for second, was the Lake Placid foursome of Courtney Sapp, Rachel Shattler, Katie Dye and Shelby Allcorn. Sebrings quartet of Gabriella Dion, Clara Simpson, Dominique Juliano and Rachel Todd were fourth and Avon Parks Mikaela Talley, Hannah Farr, Kasey Starling and Tammy Hutchins were fifth. On the boys side of the event, Highlands County took four of the top five spots. The Dragon team of Dalton Lambert, Andrew Brown, Clay Sapp and Travis Peeples got the win, with Blue Streaks Samuel Smith, Jacob Livingston, Jack Edgemon and Tevin Bullard second. Lake Placids other entry, consisting of Mason Million, Brock Yates, Travis Russell and Alex Miller then took fourth, with Avon Parks Domonic Hutchins, Josh Williams, Josh Gaidos and Koy McGrath finishing fifth. It was then on to the 200 Freestyle, where Lady Dragon Katie Dye took third, with teammate Allcorn finishing fifth. Andrew Brown got a win for the Dragons on the boys side, with Avon Parks Koy McGrath taking fourth and Lake Placids Alex Miller fifth. Anne Weber-Callahan got a second place for the Lady Dragons in the Girls Swimming Dragons take Heartland See SWIM, B4 Junior Blue Streaks look to go undefeated again Dan Hoehne/ News-Sun files Mary Grace Bates and the Lady Dragons pushed their winning streak to nine straight with a sweep of visiting Lake Wales Monday night. After two close, come-frombehind wins, 25-21 and 25-22, Lake Placid completely dominated the final set and held the Lady Highlanders to single digits in the 25-7 win. The Dragons looked to atone for one more of their three losses on the season Tuesday night, celebratin their Senior Night with a match against Sebring. See Fridays News-Sun for a recap of the contest. Nine straight for Lake Placid By FRED GOODALL Associated PressTAMPA The losses are mounting and the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers are running out of explanations for why their season has gone sour and what they can to do to turn it around. A31-20 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles dropped the Bucs to 0-5, and the team has dropped 10 of 11 dating to last year. The offense has struggled to score points, and an improved defense has been unable to protect second-half leads in four of the teams five losses. Coach Greg Schiano was jeered as he left the field at Raymond James Stadium. He says he understands fans are frustrated, but remains confident he can get the Bucs headed in the right direction soon. It doesnt matter if you lose by one or you lose by 21, a loss is a loss, Schiano said Monday. But when you say, What makes you feel like youre going to win?it is that we had plenty of opportunities to win every football game weve been in this year and we have found ways to lose them, the second-year coach added. I am accustomed to being on the team that finds ways to win them. So, Im not doing my job and Ive done it before and need to do it again, where we expect it and we go do those little things that allow you to win. Schiano is 7-14 since leaving Rutgers to take over a team that lost the final 10 games of 2011. The Bucs have spent generously to upgrade talent, bringing in Darrelle Revis and Dashon Goldson on offense and Vincent Jackson and Carl Nicks on defense, but have gotten little for their investment in terms of victories. Players say its a time to stick together instead of pointing fingers. And Schiano said the team cannot allow distractions onand off-the-field to disrupt its focus. In addition to dealing with a messy split with quarterback Josh Freeman, who wa s benched and later released, the Bucs have also been cop ing with three members of th e team being diagnosed with MRSA, a staph infection thats difficult to treat because it is resistant to man y common antibiotics. This is the most competitive sports league in the world and we have to find a way to win, Schiano said. Whatever the distraction s are, we collectively have to push them to the side, the coach added. It doesnt mean you dont care about them. It doesnt mean you dont do the things that are needed to be done. But were here for a reason. To win football games. We need to do that. We havent, but were going to. It wont be easy with a rookie quarterback. Mike Glennon, a thirdround draft pick out of North Carolina State, made his second pro start against Philadelphia. He threw for 273 yards, two touchdowns and one Struggling Schiano, Bucs searching for answers See BUCS, B4 KAREEM COPELAND Associated PressTALLAHASSEE F amous Jameis versus T he Tajh Mahal of F ootball. Hyped freshman versus d ecorated senior. Heisman hopefuls J ameis Winston and Tajh B oyd will duel in an A tlantic Coast Conference s howdown Saturday when N o. 5 Florida State travels t o Death Valley to meet N o. 3 Clemson. Theres not much diff erence in the signal c allers. At least not to a couple o f former NFLexecut ives. This will be a game that will match up probably the two best quarterbacks on the field at one time this season, said Gil Brandt, NFLMedia senior analyst. I dont know of (another matchup) that will have two quarterbacks that are as good as these guys. Brandt helped build the Super Bowl-winning Dallas Cowboys as vice president of player personnel from 1960 to 1989. He said both of the ACC QBs have promising NFLfutures. I dont think in the long run you can go wrong on either one. Both of them will be players on Sunday, Brandt said. Boyd is a shorter guy. When youre a little shorter, you look like youre a better athlete. But I think that theyre both very, very good athletes. Both have that very good speed for the position. I think Winston just may have a little stronger arm. Both of those guys have got enough talent that it doesnt make any difference what offense theyre running. As quarterbacks, theyre athletic, theyre strong-armed, theyve got accuracy, theyve got everything that you want. Boyd (6-foot-1, 225 No. 5 Florida St, No. 3 Clemson features QB duel See DUEL, B4
Golf FOREHomesSEBRING Mountain Top Productions present the Golf FORE Homes tournament on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Country Club of Sebring, to benefit the Highlands County Habitat for Humanity. Registration is at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Four-person teams will be flighted by handicap. The entry fee of $260 per team includes a complimentary practice round and reception on Friday, Oct. 18, at the Country Club Grill. Entry also includes continental breakfast, goodie bags, prizes, snacks and beverages on the course, lunch and awards following play. Entries with hole sponsorships are also available for $300. There will also be a $2,000 hole-inone prize sponsored by Cohan Radio Group and a chance to win a new vehicle sponsored by Alan Jay Automotive Network. Download entry form at www.habitathighlands.org. Contact Habitat for Humanity at 3857156 for more information. Email team information to firstname.lastname@example.org.FDEP Halloween 5KBOWLING GREEN The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, State Parks, are hosting a 5 and 10K timed trail run or walk on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Paynes Creek Historic State Park in Bowling Green in support of the Friends of The State Parks. The Park is located at 888 Lake Branch Rd. The race, themed as the Haunting of Fort Chokonikla Halloween Run for Your Life, starts at 5 p.m., ends at 7:30 p.m., with awards then being presented to the winnder in various age groups for both male and female. The course will be a thrilling experience, great Halloween fun and supporting a great group of volunteers Pre-register at www.endurancesportstiming.com or you can register the day of the race. There are family, military and senior discounts. The Friends of the State Parks are a non-profit, volunteer group that help with park education, festivals and park improvements. They do make our visit to state parks more enjoyable.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 doubles and each eight-game match will be played with a different partner against different opponents. In addition to fun tennis, participants will receive goodie bags, have opportunities 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. 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 email@example.com or 425-214-3996. Please preregister by October 21.LP Baseball/SoftballLAKEPLACID Lake Placid You th Baseball and Softball are holding the ir Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 1 6, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lake June Spor ts Complex, upstairs in the board room. Any interested coaches and parents a re invited to attend.Youth BasketballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis conducting a sign up for their Youth Basketball League ages 415. Questions please call 382-9622.McGuire 5K RaceSEBRING The Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce will host the Annual Maj. Thomas McGuire 5K Walk/Run and Veterans 1-Mile Honor Walk. The race will take place at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Highlands Hammock State Park. Registration will take place starting a t 6:30 a.m. and conclude at 7:20 a.m. on the day of the race This race will include a 1 mile veterans honor walk open to all registrants in honor of veterans serving past and present whose courageous support of our nation in peace and war continue through to this day. You do not need to be runner just reg ister and walk to show your support for our veterans. All veterans registering for the event will receive a special red race shirt recognizing them for their service to our country. The early entry fee is $20, which includes a commemorative t-shirt if you register by October 12th. Entries will be accepted up to the day of the race, and on the day of the race, for $25, however a t-shirt is not guaranteed. Highlands Hammock Park will not be charging admission fees to participants of the race. For more information, registration, an d sponsorship information go to www.chamber5k.com or please contact the Chamber at 385-8448 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If your business would like to become a corporate sponsor for this special event and show your support, please contact the Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce. Join us for this exciting event! Aportion of race entry proceeds will be donated to sponsoring Veteran Honor Flights to Washington D.C. in 2014. DIVISION SERIES(Best-of-5; x-if necessary)AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 3, Tampa Bay 1 Detroit 3, Oakland 2NATIONAL LEAGUESt. Louis 3, Pittsburgh 2 Los Angeles 3, Atlanta 1LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)AMERICAN LEAGUEAll games televised by Fox Detroit 1, Boston 1 Saturday: Detroit 1, Boston 0 Sunday: Boston 6, Detroit 5 Tuesday: Boston at Detroit, late Wednesday, Oct. 16: Boston (Peavy 125) at Detroit (Fister 14-9), 8:07 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17: Boston at Detroit, 8:07 p.m. x-Saturday, Oct. 19: Detroit at Boston, 4:37 p.m. x-Sunday, Oct. 20: Detroit at Boston, 8:07 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEAll games televised by TBS St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1 Friday: St. Louis 3, Los Angeles 2, 13 innings Saturday: St. Louis 1, Los Angeles 0 Monday: Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 0 Tuesday: St. Louis at Los Angeles, late Wednesday, Oct. 16: St. Louis at Los Angeles, 4:07 p.m. x-Friday, Oct. 18: Los Angeles at St. Louis, 8:37 p.m. x-Saturday, Oct. 19: Los Angeles at St. Louis, 8:37 p.m.WORLD SERIES (Best-of-7)All games televised by Fox Wednesday, Oct. 23: at AL Thursday, Oct. 24: at AL Saturday, Oct. 26: at NL Sunday, Oct. 27: at NL x-Monday, Oct. 28: at NL x-Wednesday, Oct. 30: at AL x-Thursday, Oct. 31: at ALAMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England510.83312597 Miami320.600114117 N.Y. Jets330.500104135 Buffalo240.333136157 South WLTPctPFPA Indianapolis420.66714898 Tennessee330.500128115 Houston240.333106177 Jacksonville060.00070198 North WLTPctPFPA Cincinnati420.667121111 Baltimore330.500134129 Cleveland330.500118125 Pittsburgh140.20088116 West WLTPctPFPA Kansas City6001.00015265 Denver6001.000265158 San Diego330.500144138 Oakland240.333105132NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Dallas330.500183152 Philadelphia330.500166179 Washington140.200107143 N.Y. Giants060.000103209 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans510.833161103 Carolina230.40010968 Atlanta140.200122134 Tampa Bay050.00064101 North WLTPctPFPA Detroit420.667162140 Chicago420.667172161 Green Bay320.600137114 Minnesota140.200125158 West WLTPctPFPA Seattle510.83315794 San Francisco420.667145118 St. Louis330.500141154 Arizona330.500111127 ___ Thursdays Game Chicago 27, N.Y. Giants 21 Sundays Games Carolina 35, Minnesota 10 Kansas City 24, Oakland 7 St. Louis 38, Houston 13 Green Bay 19, Baltimore 17 Philadelphia 31, Tampa Bay 20 Pittsburgh 19, N.Y. Jets 6 Cincinnati 27, Buffalo 24, OT Detroit 31, Cleveland 17 Seattle 20, Tennessee 13 Denver 35, Jacksonville 19 San Francisco 32, Arizona 20 New England 30, New Orleans 27 Dallas 31, Washington 16 Open: Atlanta, Miami Mondays Game San Diego 19, Indianapolis 9 Thursday, Oct. 17 Seattle at Arizona, 8:25 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Chicago at Washington, 1 p.m. Dallas at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. New England at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Miami, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Carolina, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Detroit, 1 p.m. San Diego at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Tennessee, 4:05 p.m. Houston at Kansas City, 4:25 p.m. Cleveland at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m. Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 4:25 p.m. Denver at Indianapolis, 8:30 p.m. Open: New Orleans, Oakland Monday, Oct. 21 Minnesota at N.Y. Giants, 8:40 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Toronto510102315 Detroit42081615 Montreal32061710 Boston3206128 Tampa Bay32061814 Ottawa12241116 Florida24041324 Buffalo0 611718 Metropolitan Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh41082013 Carolina22261318 N.Y. Islanders22151613 Columbus22041110 Washington24041722 New Jersey03331121 N.Y. Rangers1 402925 Philadelphia1 502817WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Colorado50010184 St. Louis4008197 Minnesota31281613 Chicago31171513 Winnipeg33061716 Dallas2 204911 Nashville2 304915 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA San Jose50010247 Anaheim41081812 Calgary30281817 Phoenix42081717 Los Angeles42081614 Vancouver33061720 Edmonton14131929 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Saturdays Games Boston 3, Columbus 1 Toronto 6, Edmonton 5, OT Detroit 5, Philadelphia 2 Pittsburgh 5, Tampa Bay 4 Colorado 5, Washington 1 Chicago 2, Buffalo 1 St. Louis 5, N.Y. Rangers 3 Nashville 3, N.Y. Islanders 2 Minnesota 5, Dallas 1 Montreal 4, Vancouver 1 San Jose 3, Ottawa 2 Sundays Games Phoenix 5, Carolina 3 Los Angeles 3, Florida 0 Winnipeg 3, New Jersey 0 Anaheim 4, Ottawa 1 Mondays Games Detroit 3, Boston 2 Washington 4, Edmonton 2 Minnesota 2, Buffalo 1 Tuesdays Games Minnesota at Toronto, late Buffalo at N.Y. Islanders, late Vancouver at Philadelphia, late Chicago at Carolina, late Edmonton at Pittsburgh, late Los Angeles at Tampa Bay, late Columbus at Detroit, late San Jose at St. Louis, late Florida at Nashville, late Montreal at Winnipeg, late Dallas at Colorado, late Ottawa at Phoenix, late Wednesdays Games N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 8 p.m. Calgary at Anaheim, 10 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA x-New York1598535039 x-Sporting KC15107524429 Houston13109483937 Montreal13117464846 Chicago13127464447 Philadelphia121010464040 New England12119454536 Columbus12155414042 Toronto FC51611262946 D.C.3227162156WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Portland13514534933 Real Salt Lake15107525540 Seattle15116514139 Los Angeles14116485137 Colorado13109484233 San Jose13118473341 Vancouver12119454842 FC Dallas101111414550 Chivas USA6188262960 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. xclinched playoff berth ___ Saturdays Games New England 1, Montreal 0 D.C. United 1, Philadelphia 1, tie Chicago 3, FC Dallas 2 Sundays Games Portland 1, Seattle FC 0 Wednesdays Game Montreal at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Fridays Game D.C. United at Sporting Kansas City, 8 p.m. Saturdays Games Philadelphia at Montreal, 2 p.m. Seattle FC at FC Dallas, 2:30 p.m. Vancouver at Colorado, 6 p.m. Columbus at New England, 7:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Portland, 10:30 p.m. Sundays Games New York at Houston, 5 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Brooklyn201.000 Toronto 21.667.5 New York11.5001 Philadelphia12.3331.5 Boston 03.0002.5 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 301.000 Atlanta 12.3332 Orlando 12.3332 Washington01.0002 Charlotte02.0002.5 Central Division WLPctGB Chicago 201.000 Cleveland201.000 Detroit 01.0001.5 Indiana 03.0002.5 Milwaukee02.0002WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB New Orleans401.000 Houston21.6671.5 Dallas 12.3332.5 San Antonio02.0003 Memphis02.0003 Northwest Division WLPctGB Minnesota201.000 Oklahoma City101.000.5 Denver 21.667.5 Utah 11.5001 Portland12.3331.5 Pacific Division WLPctGB Phoenix 201.000 Sacramento21.667.5 L.A. Clippers11.5001 L.A. Lakers22.5001 Golden State12.3331.5 ___ Sundays Games Houston 107, Indiana 98 New Orleans 105, Atlanta 73 Phoenix 106, San Antonio 99 Mondays Games Brooklyn 127, Philadelphia 97 Orlando 102, Dallas 94 Denver 98, San Antonio 94 Sacramento 99, L.A. Clippers 88 Tuesdays Games Golden State vs. L.A. Lakers at Beijing, China, late Miami at Washington, late Charlotte vs. Cleveland at Canton, OH, late Boston at Brooklyn, late Milwaukee at Memphis, late Denver at Oklahoma City, late L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, late Wednesdays Games Boston at Toronto, 7 p.m. Dallas at Indiana, 7 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 8 p.m. Orlando at Houston, 8 p.m. Portland at Utah, 9 p.m.BASEBALLNational League ATLANTA BRAVESNamed Brian Snitker manager of Gwinnett (IL) and Doug Dascenzo third-base coach. American Association ST. PAUL SAINTSExercised the 2014 option on OF Buddy Sosnoskie.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association NBASuspended Dallas F Devin Ebanks two games for pleading nolo contendere to driving under the influence of alcohol, in violation of the law of the State of California.FOOTBALLNational Football League BUFFALO BILLSSigned QB Matt Flynn. Placed DB Jonathan Meeks on injured reserve/ return. CHICAGO BEARSSigned DE Tracy Robertson to the practice squad. GREEN BAY PACKERSSigned WR Reggie Dunn to the practice squad.HOCKEYNational Hockey League ANAHEIM DUCKS_Recalled RW Devante Smith-Pelly from Norfolk (AHL). LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid THURSDAY: Volleyball at DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m.; Swim vs.Okeechobee,5:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Football at Clewiston,7 p.m. SATURDAY: Cross Country at Blue Streak Invitational,SFSC,8 a.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,McKeel Academy,TBD; Swim at District Meet,Winter Haven,TBD Sebring THURSDAY: JVFootball vs.Clewiston,7 p.m.; Volleyball vs.Avon Park,6/7:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Football at Winter Haven,7 p.m. SATURDAY: Cross Country hosts Blue Streak Invitational,SFSC,8 a.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,Lemon Bay,7 p.m. SFSC FRIDAY: Volleyball at Lake Sumter Tournament,vs.Eastern Florida,2 p.m.,vs.PascoHernando,4:30 p.m.; Baseball hosts Tri-Weekend,vs.Sante Fe,11 a.m.,vs.PascoHernando,1:30 p.m.,vs.Indian River,4 p.m. SATURDAY: Volleyball at Lake Sumter Tournament,vs.Lake Sumter,9:30 a.m.,vs. Pensacola State,1:30 p.m. Avon Park THURSDAY: JV Football at LaBelle,7 p.m.; Volleyball at Sebring,6/7:30 p.m. SATURDAY: Cross Country at Blue Streak Invitational,SFSC,8 a.m. MONDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,McKeel Academy,TBD TUESDAY: Swim at District Meet,Winter Haven,TBD N H L T H U R S D A Y 7 : 3 0 p m Minnesota at Tampa Bay . . . . . . S U N 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 Miami at North Carolina. . . . . . . E S P N M L B P L A Y O F F S W E D N E S D A Y 4 p m St. Louis at L.A. Dodgers, Game 5, if nec. T B S 7 : 3 0 p m Boston at Detroit, Game 4 . . . . . . F O X T H U R S D A Y 7 : 3 0 p m Boston at Detroit, Game 5 . . . . . . F O X Times, games, channels all subject to change N B A P R E S E A S O N T H U R S D A Y 8 p m Miami at Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . T N T G O L F T H U R S D A Y 9 a m EuroPGA Perth International . . . . G O L F 3 : 3 0 p m PGA Shriners Hospitals for Children Open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G O L F LIVESPORTSONTV MLB Playoffs NBA Preseason Transactions NHL NFL MLS Page B2 News-SunWednesday, October 16, 2013 www.newssun.com rf
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Page B4 News-SunWednesday, October 16, 2013 www.newssun.com PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 103400-publix liquors; 0 0 0 3 2 7 6 5 2 00 IM with Sebrings Dion t aking fifth, while Blue S treak Edgemon was second o n the boys side, with D ragons Mason Million and C lay Sapp taking third and f ifth, respectively. The 50 Free saw Lady D ragons Eden Taylor take t hird and Courtney Sapp f ifth, while Travis Peeples g ot the win for the Lake P lacid boys, Red Devil S teven New took second and B lue Streak Tevin Bullard f ourth. In the Girls 100 Butterfly, L ady Dragon Claire LeBlanc w as third and Sebrings D ominique Juliano was f ourth. On the boys side, Blue S treaks Samuel Smith and J ack Edgemon were third a nd fifth, sandwiching the f ourth-place finish by Lake P lacids Travis Russell. It was then on to the 100 F ree, which saw Dragons K atie Dye and Shelby A llcorn take first and fourth, w ith Lady Streak Kaitlyn S mith taking fifth. For the boys, it was a H ighlands County top three a s Green Dragon Peeples got t he win, Avon Parks New w as second and Sebrings B ullard third. LeBlanc and Hali Pollard t hen took third and fourth f or Lake Placid in the Girls 5 00 Free, with Lady Devil Hannah Farr taking fifth. Mason Million and Hilton Teal went second and fourth for the Dragons on the boys side, with Avon Parks Josh Gaidos finishing fifth. Highlands County took three of the top five in the Girls 200 Free Relay, with Lake Placids LeBlanc, Taylor, Allcorn and WeberCallahan getting the win. Avon Parks Talley, Hutchins, Starling and Farr were third and Sebrings Alexandria Blackman, Juliano, Simpson and Smith were fifth. For the boys, it was a pair of Dragon-Devil combos cluttering up the top five. Green Dragons Miller, Russell, Sapp and Lambert got the win by a whisper over Red Devils McGrath, Gaidos, Williams and New with dueling times of 1:40.18 and 1:40.31. Then, in the battle for fourth in the even, Lake Placids Pierce Cloninger, Bo Campbell, Luke Feagley and Isaac McLean got the edge over Avon Parks Hunter Collinsworth, James Anderson, Christopher Garcia and Zack Hutchins. Weber-Callahan then got a win in the 100 Back for the Lady Dragons, with Dion finishing fourth for Sebring. Blue Streak Smith took second in the boys event, and Lambert was fifth for the Dragons. Lake Placids Shattler got a second in the Girls 100 Breaststroke and Farr was fourth for the Lady Devils. For the boys side of the event, Brown got the win for the Dragons with Josh Williams getting third for Avon Park. The Lady Dragons then made a strong push in the meets final event, the 400 Free Relay, by taking both second and third. Dye, Pollard, LeBlanc and Webber-Callahan came in barely more than one second behind the Bishop Verot team. Then it was Kasey Williams, Taylor, Camille Shattler and Courtney Sapp taking third before Sebrings team of Dion, Cassady Hitt, Todd and Smith came in fourth. The Dragon boys won their side of the event, with Peeples, Russell, Sapp and Brown finishing in 3:44.55, and Sebring was third with Edgemon, Alexander High, Smith and Bullard touching in at 3:51.61, less than one second out of second place. I saw so many good things in the pool, Lake Placid head coach Tom Creel said. Strokes coming together, times dropping and confidence rising. Everyone performed well against tough competition. The Dragons were back in the pool Tuesday with a home dual meet with Sebring before hosting Okeechobee Thursday. Continued from B1 Courtesy photo Lady Dragon Missy Barajas powers through the butterfly event in helping Lake Placid get the overall win Saturday at the Heartland Invitational. Swim meet sees strong efforts from all county teams i nterception, but was unable t o generate more than a f ourth quarter field goal a fter halftime. Tampa Bay has failed to s core an offensive touchd own in the third or fourth q uarter this season, and have b een outscored 48-13 overall i n the second half. Rian Lindells 27-yard f ield goal finished a 16-play, 9 0-yard drive that lasted n early eight minutes and enabled the Bucs to pull within 21-20 on Sunday. The defense, however, couldnt do its part to keep it close. The Eagles needed just 76 seconds to move 80 yards in three plays, pulling away on Nick Folessecond TD pass to DeSean Jackson. Its the little things that we are not focusing on that we need to focus on. Weve got to be consistent throughout the whole game, Revis said. I dont think weve yet this year played a consistent game, where everybody is really in-synch playing from the first quarter to the fourth quarter. While he remains confident he can get the Bucs turned around, Schiano declined to discuss specifics of the message he gave to players when they gathered Monday. My belief, just in general, is to keep it real. This is where we are. This is what we did. Not they or us, we. And this is what we need to do, Schiano said. Knute Rockne stuff. Theres a time and a place for it, but theyre grown men that are busting their guts to win, Schiano added. Theyre as disappointed as I am. Our job as coaches is to decipher, look at and then give them constructive feedback, and help them move forward. Thats what were going to do. Continued from B1 Bucs, Revis look for consistency Associated PressDALLAS (AP) Victor Oladipo had 12 points and 11 rebounds and fellow rookie Manny Harris scored all nine of his points in the fourth quarter to help the Orlando Magic to a 102-94 preseason victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night. Maurice Harkless had 16 points for the Magic (1-2), while ETwaun Moore added 13, Tobias Harris 12 and Solomon Jones and Kris Joseph 11 apiece. Dirk Nowitzki had 24 points and Monta Ellis added 16 for the Maveric ks (1-2), who trailed by as many as 20 points in the first quarter but led 73-72 after three. Mavericks rookie Gal Mekel was the only starter who played in the fourth quarter. Orlando was 10 for 17 from the field (59 percent ) in the fourth quarter. Harris made a 3-pointe r and went 6 of 6 from the free throw line. Magic beat Mavericks p ounds) and Winston (6-4, 2 28) may be on opposite e nds of their collegiate c areers, but have the same m ission. The Tigers (6-0, 4-0 ACC) a nd Seminoles (5-0, 3-0) b oth have national champio nship aspirations. S aturdays winner moves a s tep closer at a title shot. Boyd, a senior, has edge i n experience and was the A CC offensive player of the y ear in 2012. He and Winston are either N o. 1 or No. 2 in the confere nce in total offense, total o ffensive touchdowns, yards p assing per game, pass effic iency, completion percenta ge and touchdown passes. That doggone guy is s trong, hes elusive, he m akes all the throws, said F lorida State coach Jimbo F isher, gushing over Boyd. Hes a leader. ... I mean, the g uy is an outstanding playe r. Boyd has moved up to No. 4 on the ACC career yards p assing list with 9,836 and i s on pace to finish No. 2 b ehind former North C arolina State quarterback Phillip Rivers. His 88 touchdown passes are seven shy of Riversconference record. Former Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Sam Wyche has watched Boyd closely while living in Pickens County, South Carolina. Hes impressed by Boyds growth into a fundamentally sound quarterback that leads with poise. Hes on time with his throws. He carries the ball in the correct position, Wyche said. Ive really been proud of him because of how hes handled his movement into stardom. Both QBs are mobile, but in different ways. Brandt said Boyd has a tendency to take off more. Hes three inches shorter and shiftier. Winstons size allows him to muscle out of sacks. He uses speed to find space while keeping his eyes downfield, a trait that resulted in weekly highlight touchdowns. Seminoles tackle Cameron Erving said Winstons directive is, Dont get beat inside, I wont get sacked. Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables described Winston as Adrian Peterson playing quarterback. Teammates say his competitiveness is unmatched. Hes going to be a ridiculous quarterback, Boyd said of Winston. Hes a great player, I love watching him play. Great competitor. He just goes out there and lays it on the line, thats what its all about. I dont like watching guys who dont go out there and compete. Does so much for his team, puts his team on his back and thats what its all about. Both Winston and Boyd have kept tabs on the other. Boyd wants to outperform the freshman while Winston insists hes not into the head-to-head hype. Teddy Bridgewater, Johnny Football (Manziel), Tajh, I always watch their stuff, said Winston, who also mentioned Peyton Manning, Michael Vick, Randall Cunningham and Joe Montana. Just to peep their game. People always talk about greatness. ... If you can see other things in other people that you can add to your game, thats how you get better. Im looking for extraordinary things. ... Things that they do that I feel I can do. Things that no one else can do, because those guys are unique in what they do. I just like watching and learning new things. Everything is new for Winston. This will be his first trip to Memorial Stadium, where the Seminoles havent won since 2001. The Tigers scoring defense ranks No. 10 in the country and will be the most talented unit Winston has faced. National and conference championships are on the line. I think the biggest thing for quarterbacks to excel, they have to learn to read defenses, Brandt said. And the way to learn to read defenses is to play a lot of snaps. That could give Boyd a slight edge over Winston. Everyone will have an eye on this highly anticipated matchup, including Heisman voters. Continued from B1 Duel between standout QBs on tap Saturday rf rnt
Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID STR8 U Pwill open on Wednesday n ights from 5-6:15 p.m. for e xtra tutoring. The ministry h as always offered free t utoring on Thursdays and F ridays after school. They a re expanding the hours of t utoring to Wednesday nights t o accommodate more stud ents. Wednesday nights will b e for academics only; no r ecreational pursuits will be a vailable. Teachers and volu nteers will be on hand to h elp students in all subjects; c omputers will be available f or academic use as well. T he program times are d esigned to enable the youth t o be able to get church on W ednesday nights. We decided to open an e xtra day when some of the a thletes told us the only free t ime they have is Wednesday n ights, said Sammy T elesco, president. STR8 UP has a major focus on academics and felt there was sufficient need to add the extra day. There are plans in the works for a second story to be added in the youth house for academics. The addition will have sound-proofing and more computers. The second floor will be used for studying and tutoring. It is a much needed area, as the kids need the quiet and few distractions while studying, said Dana Telesco, vice president. Please call the office at 699-1480 if you are interested in tutoring. The academic addition will cost the ministry dearly, but we feel it is worth it, said Sammy Telesco. There is a car wash to help defray some of the costs this Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Raceway from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. They will be accepting donations for the wash or donations can be sent by PayPal from their website at www.str8up.org/. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, October 16, 2013 Page B5 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 10/16/13; 0 0 0 3 2 9 8 8 Courtesy photo Carla Ball (from left), principal, Lake Country Elementary School, joins in the introduction of Melinda Devlin, Teacher of the Month, along with Lorraine Hutchins, Seacoast National Bank and director of the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club. Clubs & Organizations Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Melinda D evlin, Lake Country E lementary third-grade t eacher, was honored at the L ake Placid Chamber of C ommerce luncheon on Oct. 9 as Teacher of the Month f or the month of October by t he Lake Placid Noon Rotary C lub. She was presented w ith a certificate and $50 for h er award. Devlin has been a teacher f or 36 years. She really has b een teacher for longer than t his because she started teaching on a chalkboard in her bedroom along with her imaginary students, which were stuffed animals. Devlin said, Then and now it is a joy and desire of my heart to be able to help my students grow and succeed in all areas of their young lives. I want to show the love I have for my children through the words I speak and in my actions everyday. Providing a safe haven for my children, a place where they will feel secure and have peace in their hearts and minds is a desire of my heart. I continually pray to have wisdom and discernment to know how to assist and encourage each child with their individual goals and needs in all areas of their life. Carla Ball, principal at Lake Country Elementary School, said, Melinda has been teaching for many years and she still has the passion for teaching. We are very fortunate to have her at Lake Country Elementary. Devlin chosen as Teacher of Month by Rotary Club STR8 UP Youth Ministry opens for additional tutoring session TOPS 487 SEBRING The meeting f or Oct. 9 was called to o rder by leader Judy P hillips, with 15 TOPS and 6 K OPS reciting the pledges. T he yes-yess for the coming w eek were discussed; r emember to do some form o f exercise, and drink plenty o f water. The 25-cent contest had 1 9 in, with 13 winners, each r eceiving $.35. The 10-cent c ontest was won by Sandy P ower, who received $2. The m ystery gift was opened by G loria Cuddleback after four w eeks; she found a lovely d ecorated box, plus a set of n ote pads. Jackie Valdez r emoved a layer of paper f rom the attendance box, f inding more paper to unwrap. Roll call had the group losing 11 3/4 pounds and gaining 11 1/4 pounds, for a new loss of 3 1/2 pounds. The best loser of the week was Maryann Turkett, who lost 3 1/2 pounds. The new contest has started; the first person who has their pumpkin picture all colored will be the winner. Jackid Valdez was in charge of the program, Serving Sizes, and Eat More Veggies. She told of several different ways to fix veggies, to get more veggies into a diet. TOPS 487 meets on Wednesday morning at Whispering Pines Baptist Church. For more information, call 382-7716 or 2833255. rf By KRISTIN M. HALL Associated PressNASHVILLE, Tenn. Looking for the next big hit to come out of Nashville? You might want to watch the citys bustling food scene. Nashville has long lured musicians looking for a break, but lately the city has seen a rush of top notch chefs and restaurateurs, too. And its largely thanks to those same musicians. Not only did the music (industry) bring money, stable money, into this town, it also brought people, people from all over the country and the world, to live in Nashville, says Roderick Bailey, who recently was named the Southeasts best new chef by Food & Wine magazine. Those people brought worldly palates. And an expectation that those palates could be catered to. The Kings of Leon, for example. Band bassist Matthew Followill says the bands constant touring exposed its members to all manner of great food. And they wanted it when they came home to Nashville. Alot of the people in the food industry are also big music fans, Followill said at the bands Nashville studio. We kind of felt like Nashville didnt have a really good food scene going on. And it has changed for sure, in the past three, four, five years and there have been a lot of great restaurants that have come in. But for a while it was kind of lacking in that area compared to some of the other cities on the same scale. Thats changing. Fast. Last year alone nearly 75 new restaurants opened. Now Followills older brothers, Caleb and Nathan the foodies of the band are able to easily rattle off favorite Nashville eateries Husk, The Catbird Seat, Rolf & Daughters, City House and Baileys restaurant, Silly Goose, places that arent just great locally, but known nationally. And that has the players on the citys music scene lending a hand to spread the word that good eats have arrived. Bands and artists like Kings of Leon, Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys and even Taylor Swift have been talking up the citys fine restaurants and neighborhood favorites in national publications. And last month, the Followill brothers brought in top chefs from the Food Network, New York and Los Angeles to serve their creations alongside local restaurants and chefs at the bands inaugural Music City Eats festival. So now the theme has changed, now its a celebration of Nashville, Caleb Followill said of the festival. Cause we have a lot of young, great chefs that are trying to do something spe cial and I want Nashville to become one of the Southern food meccas that it has potential to be. City Houses Tandy Wilson, a Tennessee native who creates delicious Italian pastas and pizzas with Southern ingredients, said having musicians as regular customers fits into his style of dining. Its kinda opened some doors to a little bit of frien dship and you figure out tha t were not all that different, Wilson said. I find a lot of these guys we can have the same conversations. When they go to a different city, they go eat somewhere. They want to talk about that. Musicians play up Nashville food scene APPhoto/Mark Humphr ey People attend a Willie Nelson concert at the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival in Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 28. Events like the festival provide a link between the city's established music scene and its growing food influence.
Special to the News-SunSEBRING The staff and v olunteers at Good Shepherd H ospice invite the communit y to a Veterans Day ceremon y to honor hospice patients w ho have served in the U nited States armed forces. T he event will be held on M onday, Nov. 11 at 8 a.m. o utside the Bud and Donna S omers Hospice House, 1110 H ammock Road. The event is free and open t o the public. The ceremony will comm ence with the raising of the A merican flag by cadets w ith the Sebring High S chool Jr. ROTC. Highlands C ounty Sheriff Susan Benton w ill lead the Pledge of A llegiance, Good Shepherd H ospice Chief Clinical O fficer Becky McIntyre will s ing the national anthem and G ood Shepherd Hospice C haplain Cecil Kent will l ead the benediction. A ssistant Veterans Service O fficer Carol West will welc ome guests and provide b rief remarks. The event moves indoors f or breakfast and honor pinn ing ceremonies for Good S hepherd Hospice patients w ho are also service vetera ns. It is a high privilege for G ood Shepherd Hospice to r ecognize the men and w oman who have served our c ountry at this stage of their l ives, said McIntyre. They h ave made great sacrifices in o rder to protect our freed oms, and this ceremony is j ust a small way to say, thank you for your servi ce. Good Shepherd Hospice staff and volunteers will also perform honor pinnings that day in the homes of patients who are unable to attend the public ceremony. Call 402-1066 for more information about the Good Shepherd Hospice Veterans Day Ceremony. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Chelsea L evine was inducted into the L ake Placid Noon Rotary C lub on Oct. 10 at the regul arly scheduled luncheon. L evine was sponsored by R otary president Margaret E llerbee. Levine currently is a m ember service representat ive specializing in commun ications/social media at G lades Electric Cooperative i n Lake Placid. When she is n ot at work she is in the c ommunity working with the Relay For Life at the Lake Placid committee. She is currently serving as the 2014 Lake Placid Relay For Life Event chairperson. Levine said, I truly enjoy being involved with community events and working with people. Ive recently became engaged and have three beautiful step-sons. Im very excited to see what my future in Rotary has in store for me, and I am thankful for the opportunity to be a Rotarian. Page B6 News-SunWednesday, October 16, 2013 www.newssun.com hometown biz; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz dummy; 0 0 0 2 6 3 9 7 Courtesy photo Merry Cresswell (left), director, Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club, introduces Chelsea Levine, new member of the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club. Levine joins LP Noon Rotary Club Clubs & Organizations Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Several of the members of the Avon Park Founders Garden Club attended an open house held at the Avon Park Correctional Institute plant nursery on Sept. 28. They were able to visit the green houses where a wide variety of plants were being raised by the inmates, under the supervision of Officer Tommy Sauls. House plants, outdoor plants, orchis, tropical plants, shrubs and ground covers were in abundance. Plants were available for purchase, and the garden club members came away with wagon loads of plants. The facility is open to the public twice a year so that everyone can see the work that is being done at the nursery. District IX of the Florida Federation of Gardeners supports this project, and the chair of the plant therapy program, Pat Shira, was at the nursery to greet everyone. District IX director Glenda Dawson toured the facility as well. Members of garden clubs as far away as Punta Gorda and Fort Myers came to purchase plants. The plants grown at the nursery are used to landscape government properties and are available to garden clubs for their landscape projects. The inmates are trained in cultivating, pruning, fertilizing, transplanting and general care of plants to enable them to have a career in the landscape field. Warden Tim Sheffield was also in attendance and commented that he is happy to be in this area, that he loves his job at APCI, and is proud of the job Sauls is doing with the plant therapy program. Sauls said his dream is to have a hydroponic garden at the facility. Pulled pork sandwiches made by Sheffield and baked beans prepared by Sauls were on the menu for the day. Cupcakes and brownies were baked by the mother of Sauls. The food was so delicious that it was sold out, leaving many wishing they had come earlier. The Avon Park Founders Garden Clubs next meetin g was Oct. 12 with a program on dragon fruit. For information call 452-1927. Founders Garden Club members take trip to APCI plant nursery Courtesy pho to Members of the Avon Park Founders Garden Club Martha Goode (from left), Char Truitt and Martha Williams are with Warden Tim Sheffield of the Avon Park Correctional Institute. Good Shepherd Hospice to honor veterans with ceremony, pins CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS GUIDELINES: The NewsSun publishes announcements about clubs and organizations on Wednesdays. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Forms are available at the NewsSun The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesdays paper. Submit items to the News-Sun from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 3852453; send e-mail to email@example.com ; or mail to Lifestyle Editor, News-Sun ,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. 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www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, October 16, 2013 Page B7 health page; 11.25"; 16"; Black plus three; process, health page dummy; 0 0 0 2 6 3 9 9 How many of us live in h ouseholds where the dinner p late consists of aserving of m eat, a starch and a small p ortion of vegetables? Now that I eat a Paleo d iet, my plate looks a lot diff erent than itonce did. No l onger do we eat rice, cousc ous or pasta at my house. When you live without g rains and avoid starchy f oods like potatoes,meals c an be a little bit challenging f or the first little while ..until you learn to think o utside the traditional side d ish. One of the best side e ffects of following a primar ily proteinandveggieb ased diet is that you get c reative with your produce because,well, you need something to fill up that plate. Vegetables around me live in fear because they know they will be eatenwith wild, reckless abandon. I want you to live with that same passionfor veggies so here?s a little inspiration to help you start thinkingbeyond starch.Non-starch side dishes to exploreBell peppers. Oh, how I adore a saut of bell peppers and onions.Cooked in some butter or coconut oil with a sprinkle of sea salt andsome ground pepper, this side dish is delicious with almosteverything, but especially with grilled meats. Greens. Look at salad as being worthy of taking up more space on yourplate. I have written about salads many times, but I encourage you toexperiment with the green stuff to see what you like best. Create akale salad. Wilt a variety of chard and beet greens. Enjoy dandeliongreens and spinach. There are more than enough greens to eat adifferent one each day. Cauliflower. Roast it, steam it and puree it into a mash. I love mycauliflower and you will never catch me without this deliciousvegetable in my fridge. Sweet potatoes. Yes theyre starchy, but their nutritional profilemakes sweet potatoes worthy of being enjoyed often. Roast them forbest results. Zucchini noodles. Did you know you can julienne zucchini into noodles?Its true. What a great way to get in some more veggies while cuttingout starchy sides. Mushroom and zucchini. Saut some zucchini and mushrooms together withwhatever seasoning you like for a tasty treat. This makes a nice sidedish for a spicy main. Sliced cucumbers. Cool and refreshing cucumbers make a wonderful sidedish for spicy curries. Why fill up on starchy rice when you can addmore veggies to your diet? Cabbage slaw. Finely sliced cabbage (red or green) mixed with adressing of Greek yogurt, cider vinegar, honey and some sea salt and freshly ground black pepper makes a fantastic side dish. Guilt free,too! What is your favorite nonstarchy side dish? 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 www.savingdinner.com. Think outside the side dish with non-starch sides Dinner Diva Leanne Ely Dinner Diva
LAKE PLACID The P lacid Lakes Social Circle w ill hold their next meeting o n Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. a t the newly reopened Placid L akes Country Club R estaurant on Placid Lakes B oulevard. There will be a Couponing Seminar on O ct. 27 at the town hall from 2 -4 p.m. JoLynne CroutD euiel, a well-seasoned c ouponner (you could say extreme), has a wellp lanned program to get you s tarted on your way to savi ng a lot of money.She says t o clip every coupon, put t hem in a shoe box along w ith a package of envelopes a nd it will be a great starter k it. This is a free adventure t o educate you to get all the f reebies available with just a l ittle time and a good pair of s cissors. Everyone is welc ome; call 465-4888 for i nformation. Bonnie is collecting PJs f or the needy kids in Lake P lacid. We can use them f rom infants to 11 years old; d rop them off at the office M onday-Friday. If you cant d eliver to the office, call B onnie at 465-4888 and s hell see that they are p icked up, one way or anothe r. And if you are fall cleani ng and want to discard some s tuff, the PLHOAis having i ts annual rummage sale in F ebruaryand you can drop o ff at the town hall, or call t he office for pick up. Joyce Briski is taking r eservations for the Nov. l3 GoinTo The Dogs day t rip, a chartered bus to the d og track in Fort Myers.It i ncludes everything your m eal, program, entrance f ees, soft drinks, tips and b us fare. Call Joyce at 699-6331. The Dec. 9 Christmas Light Dinner & Cruise day trip has a few openings left. Call 699-0886 for reservations. Dont miss The Grim Reaper and Wicked Witch of the North from Sebring. They make an unusual arrival in Lake Placid on Oct. 26.Very spooky. LAKEPLACID Octobers pancake breakfast was well attended. They all enjoyed the pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee. Do you know that this monthly pancake breakfast has been put on by the men since 1970? Luetta Kigers father, Claude Bowman, started the mens pancake breakfast in this park. He was also the first president of the home owner association in this park. Monday morning co-ed coffee was made by Donna and Kendall Kilbride. They hosted, serving many goodies. Peggy Sue Teague was the emcee and introduced our manager, Jodi Susco. It was good to see and hear from Jodi and she was her cheery self. Tree trimming will start around the middle of the month of October. Our sunshine person, Carol Noel, gave her report. Marion Rehbein, Lucille Aston, Fran Buero, and Ann Rissmiller have all been in the hospital and need our well wishes. The snowbirds are coming back. It is good to see their smiling faces and some have come here to stay winter and summer like the Beckers, Grace and Jim. Others are back for the winter months like Ruth Pilgun, Wilma Miller, Pat and Bob Smith, Linda and Greg Olex, and Burt and Ronnie Pritchett. It is so important that you have your picture taken for the park directory. Asitting is no cost to you. If you want to purchase a photo directory, it is $5 if youre a member and $8 otherwise. Rick Knoche is so obliging. You can even bring your pet. Pictures are taken Monday mornings in the clubhouse from 8:30-9:10. Rick is also working in the clubhouse on Thursdays from noon to 2 p.m. So have your picture taken. The Christmas Follies will be back. Please come to a short informative meeting in the clubhouse on Friday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. Rehearsals begin Thursday, Nov. 7 at 3:30 p.m. in the clubhouse. If you can sing, here is your chance to join the chorus. The Harbor Lits Book Group will have their first meeting on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. We will meet at Paula Bannisters house at 9 Austin Drive. The books that we will be discussing are Defending Jacob by William Landay and The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout. Hope you will get your books read by then. New members are welcome. The craft fair is Nov. 16. Crafters, if you would like a table to show and sell all your projects, call Judy Muise for more information at 260-0069. You can rent a table for $5, but the profits from your table will be yours. The rent from the table will go to Relay for Life. There will be a trash and treasure sale on Nov. 23 in the Tropical Harbor Clubhouse from 9 a.m. to noon if you want to rent a table to see your trash or treasure. Call Ingrid Taft at 465-4707. You know that what is your trash is someone elses treasure. Burt Pritchett wants everyone to know that darts starts at 1 p.m. in the clubhouse the first Tuesday in November. The men are going to Cozs Sports Bar and Bowl in Lake Placid for their lunch out on Oct. 15. Derek Willeke has made the arrangements. The first home owner association meeting of the season took place Oct. 7 with president Ed Cromer residing. This meeting followed the ice cream social that started at 6 p.m. Ladies Coffee was made by Carol Noel. Jean Noyes passed around homemade cookies that were a welcome treat. We had more snow birds at our meeting Wilma Miller, Grace Becker and Sandra Brown. The discussion covered a lot of subjects, the busy library, the winter schedule for the pool exercises that now start at 11, the big Halloween costume party coming up, the activities next month covering Thanksgiving, etc. Octobers noon carry-in was Oct. 8. The food is always good and so is the conversation. Marilyn Cromer extended a warm greeting and then said grace. We are happy to see those coming back, especially now to find out how their summ er went. In three words I can sum up everything Ive learned about life. It goes on. Robert Frost. Page B8 News-SunWednesday, October 16, 2013 www.newssun.com COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; oct p/u ads; 0 0 0 3 2 6 6 5 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; oct ads; 0 0 0 3 2 6 6 7 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; october ads; 0 0 0 3 2 8 3 2 Ruby Ford Crystal Dawn Ford of S ebring announces the birth o f a daughter, Ruby Keturah, a t 8:10 a.m. on Oct. 11, 2013 a t Highlands Regional M edical Center. Ruby weighed 6 pounds, 5 o unces and was 20 inches in l ength. Maternal grandparents are D onald Ford and Debra K ackley. Great-grandmother i s Frances J. Hill. Serani Jackson Texroy Jackson and M arjory Richards of Sebring a nnounce the birth of a son, S erani Amir Jackson, at 4:36 p .m. on Oct. 7, 2013 at H ighlands Regional Medical C enter. Serani weighed 12 p ounds, 1 ounce and was 22 1 /2 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Vivien Forbes, and Basil and Thelma Richards.Emily RandallBryan and JoAnna Randall of Avon Park announe the birth of a daughter, Emily Rose, on Oct. 2, 2013 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Emily weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Charles and Roselaine Bustin. Paternal grandparents are Rick Walters and Debbie Randall-Walters.Gavin StetsonMatthew Stetson and Tina Gonzales of Sebring announce the birth of a son, Gavin Bradley Stetson, at 1:58 a.m. on Oct. 4, 2013 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Gavin weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces and was 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparent is Cheryl L. King. Paternal grandparent is Gladys E. Sanders. Friends & Neighbors Placid Lakes Party Line B y Susie Lee Tropical Harbor Estates By Arlene Clouston Celebrations Births DASHBABARSTYESCALP EBAYOVINEMEETKATIE PERMANENTPRESTOIDOLS PLANTERSROLLINGPINTO BEDSPINTAOOZES UPROARRENDSJEFF GLOOMYGUSTOCUPOFTITO LEAKAMTSPOSERAGRA YAMBILBONOLTEFILET LAPELRABIDCANOES BUYONEGETONEFRITO DOLLEDSAUCYSOARS YIELDWELSHTERMSBAG ALEESHALECARTBONO NYPDBLUTOMASTERQUITO LIPSLANESEUCLID SPOONMOTORWEAK GARBAGECANTOMINILABS ASYETGUIDEDMISTLETOE WHOSEORZOLOSERURSA PAREDSEENEMORYPASS CROSSWORDSOLUTION ATLANTA(AP) Patti L abelle is a known diva and Q ueen Latifah does not cons ider herself one, but both w ill be among those honored a s part of the Black Girls R ock! awards show on BET. Black Girls Rock! founder B everly Bond announced the s hows honorees in a statement Monday. Other honorees include tennis champion Venus Williams, screenwriter-producer Mara Brock Akil, ballet dancer Misty Copeland, community organizer Ameena Matthews and childrens rights advocate Marian Wright Edelman. Actresses Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King return as hosts of the ceremony, which will air Nov. 3. Black Girls Rock! is an organization that mentors young black girls and works to fight negative images of black women in the media. http://www.blackgirlsrock.org Labelle, Latifah honorees of Black Girls Rock!
www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, October 16, 2013 Page B9 Diversions/Puzzles T OETAGSBy PATRICK BERRY ACROSS 1 Tach site 5 Histoire de ___ (childrens classic) 10 Ocular ailment 14 Where roots grow 19 Tech company in the Fortune 500 20 Like Lincolns 21 Comply with 22 Holmes of Hollywood 23 Magic word that never loses its power? 26 Autograph seekers targets 27 Company with a monocled mascot 28 1970s Ford on the move? 30 Twins, possibly 31 Old trans-Atlantic voyager 32 Exudes 33 More than a murmur of discontent 36 Ruptures 37 Bezos who founded Amazon 39 Enthusiastic enjoyment of ones unhappiness? 41 The Josip Broz Memorial Trophy? 46 Lapse in secrecy 47 Balance sheet nos. 48 Stumper 49 Hindustan capital of old 50 Common ingredient in Nigerian cuisine 51 Bag End resident 53 North Dallas Forty star 54 Tenderloin cut 55 Hands-free microphones place 56 More than ardent 57 Camp rentals 58 Stingy snack vendors special offer? 61 Gussied (up) 63 Impertinent 64 Rises dramatically 65 Say uncle 66 Like the word cwm 67 Settlement stipulations 68 Capture 71 Away from the wind 72 Rock used for flagstones 73 Country club vehicle 74 Dublin-born musician 75 Big Apple cop whos looking to bust Popeye? 77 Learn all about the capital of Ecuador? 80 Conversation openers? 81 Track assignments 82 Teacher at Alexandria 83 Skimming utensil 86 Tootle 87 Unsound, as an argument 88 Portion of Dantes Inferno that was wisely excised? 91 Photo processing centers 95 To date 96 Christmas decoration that automatically steers toward lovers? 98 Here lies One ___ Name was writ in Water (words on Keatss tombstone) 99 Tiny pasta 100 Sad sack 101 Constellation animal 102 Whittled (down) 103 Spotted 104 Goizueta Business Schools university 105 Slip by DOWN 1 Peoples Sexiest Man Alive twice 2 Genesis victim 3 1979 Fleetwood Mac hit 4 Service manual? 5 Waterless 6 Maintains 7 Rubbermaid wares 8 Lead bug in A Bugs Life 9 You may have had issues with them in the past 10 Extracts metal from 11 Car company based in Palo Alto, Calif. 12 Seven-foot (or so) cryptid 13 English school 14 Leave surreptitiously 15 Southernmost province of Spain 16 Compensate (for) 17 Pleasant vocal qualities 18 Spanish weight 24 Elite squad 25 Sonata segment 29 Take a stab at 31 Genoese delicacy 33 Frightful 34 Defendants declaration 35 Incur cellphone charges, maybe 36 Model A features 37 Fitting punishment 38 Sport with a French name 40 Ancient Hellenic healer 41 ___ Kaepernick, Super Bowl XLVII QB for the 49ers 42 Spoils 43 Round house 44 Golfers obstacle 45 Stable diet? 48 Submarine 51 Sang in the moonlight, maybe 52 Player in a pocket 53 But of course! 54 Some fund-raisers 55 Pacified 56 Get more mileage out of 57 Learn fast, say 58 [unmentionable] 59 Wine Country surname 60 Area in which one shines 61 Cannon who married Cary Grant 62 Like sulfuric acid 66 Lick 67 Dart gun 68 Seethe 69 Prefix with septic or tank 70 Im glad! 72 Rock launcher 73 Make out 74 Drivers recommendation 76 Overlarge 77 Paint option 78 Orbital decay result 79 Small game 81 Three-time Olympics host 83 One of the Obamas 84 Seinfeld called him the Picasso of our profession 85 Overlarge 86 Mesoamerican crop 87 Tempered by experience 88 Stare stupidly 89 Impediments to teamwork 90 Medical breakthrough 91 ___ soup 92 Sensor forerunner 93 Give orders to 94 Poseidon ruled them 97 Pop lover 1234 56789 101112131415161718 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 333435 36 3738 39 40 41 42434445 46 47 48 49 50 5152 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 6162 63 64 65 66 67 686970 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 7879 80 81 82 838485 86 87 88 8990 91 929394 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 Solution on page B8 Have you ever thought about what happens to a coupon once you redeem it? Where does the coupon go? How does the store get paid? What about my store coupons? They are all such interesting questions. Who knew that in 1888 when Asa Candler created what we know believe was the first coupon (for a free glass of Coke) or in 1909 when C.W. Post created a coupon for $0.01 off his Grape Nuts cereal that in 2013 so much would go into redeeming a coupon like huge clearinghouses for coupon redemption, coupon laws, rebates etc. Ashort recap of last weeks column: Manufacturer creates the coupon, consumers clip and redeem the coupon at checkout, the store sends in the coupon for redemption and then the store gets paid back plus a handling fee from the manufacturer. With store coupons it is a bit different. It is a common misconception that the store is just offering a coupon and taking a loss just to sell more products or get the customer in the door. Coupons are a multi-billion dollar industry, from the manufacturer to the store level. It is a big business. Stores can get reimbursed from a variety of different ways. The only type of store coupon that does not apply is for the house brands. For example store brand bread for store brand cereal. The manufacturer can offer a discount for X amount of products with each store (example: Save 20 percent on Olay products.) And another way the manufacturer offers a discount is with in-house store coupons. This is the coupon you will find in the store sale ad. For example: Cheerios tells your local grocery store they can offer a $0.50 off per box with an in house (store) coupon. Your store sells 100 boxes of Cheerios with this coupon and 200 boxes without the coupon. Cheerios will reimburse t he store $50 for the sale/coupon and the store makes the profit off the 200 boxes of cereal sold at regular price. It is a winwin for the store as well. Many stores will offer other rewards like fuel perks, loyalty points, gift cards etc. It is very benef icial for the consumer as well as the store to offer and accept coupons. Remember to know your store coupon acceptance policy. This will aid you in becoming a Savvy Shopper. You can find all your local store coupon policies on www.DivineSavings.com under store policies. Happy shopping! I would love to hear your questions and saving stories. Email me at Tanya@DivineSavings.co m Classes are held all over Florida, if you would like a class, seminar or workshop for your church, business or group please let us know. Tanya Senseney has more than 16 years experience saving & 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 syndicated columnist and radio show personality. Tanya 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 Tanya@DivineSavings.com or visit www.DivineSavings.com for more information. A store coupons life cycle, Part 2 DearAbby: My 17-yearo ld daughter confided that s he has become sexually i nvolved with her boyfriend a nd asked if I would buy c ondoms for her. I agreed t hat she should protect hers elf and bought her a box of 1 2. Aweek later, she informed m e that she needed another 1 2-pack. When I asked why s he had run out so quickly, s he confessed that she has b een supplying them to her g irlfriends. Apparently they c ant confide in their moms t he way she can with me. My dilemma is that cond oms are expensive and, on o ne hand, I dont want to be t he one supplying a group of k ids. On the other hand, if I c an help to prevent an u nwanted pregnancy, maybe i ts worth it. What do you t hink I should do? Safe Sex Advocate in Illinois DearSafe Sex Advocate: I f your daughters friends a re old enough to be sexuall y active, they and their b oyfriends should also be r esponsible enough to prov ide their own birth control. G enerally, teens do not need t he permission of their pare nts to receive information about it. Because you want to help them avoid unwanted pregnancies (as well as STDs), direct them to the nearest Planned Parenthood Center for low-cost or nocost birth control and instruction on how to use it. There are 18 of these health centers in Illinois. To find the one closest to you, visit plannedparenthood.org. DearAbby: I am the mother of three wonderful girls. The problem is my husband thinks the way to make them love him is by allowing them everything I dont. Ill give you some examples: I dont let the girls eat anywhere except at the table, so my husband brings treats into the family room. I try to limit high-sugar/fat items like chips and candy, which he buys for them on a regular basis. I also try to adhere to a regular bedtime schedule, while he thinks nothing of stretching lights-out to an hour or more later. Then he complains that the girls wont listen to him, so I must be in charge of the discipline. While this makes him Fun Daddy in our house, it makes me Mean Mommy in Ohio DearMommy: It appears youre not just raising three wonderful girls, but also coping with an immature, overgrown boy. Parenthood is supposed to be a united, consistent partnership, a team effort. Your husband is sabotaging you and ignoring that one of the responsibilities of parenthood is establishing rules and limits that children should live with. Your husband needs parenting classes, and if thats not possible, some sessions with a child behavior expert who can explain the consequences of what hes doing to his daughters in the name of being Fun Daddy.From my perspective, there isn't anything funny about it. You have my sympathy. DearAbby: I work at a senior retirement community, and the residents have a Halloween party each year. In the past, there were prizes for the three best costumes. However, last year they stopped giving prizes because one of the residents is a professional artist and costume maker, and the association felt it would be unfair to the others to have him compete. This year it was decided not to hold the contest at all. The residents are disappointed. How can they continue to have the costume contest and include the professional? Dressed Up in Louisiana DearDressed Up: Ask the artist/costume designer to be the judge. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. To order How to Write Letters for All Occasions, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby Letter Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Shipping and handling are included in the price. Sexually active teens must be responsible for birth control Savings Diva Tanya Senseney Dear Abby BANGKOK (AP) Thai authorities h ave arrested a bar owner in connection w ith a lewd sex show mentioned in r acy tweets by pop star Rihanna during h er recent trip to Thailand, officials s aid Monday, two weeks after an I nstagram photo of Rihanna with a prot ected primate led to the arrest of two o ther men. Officials on the island of Phuket, 420 m iles south of Bangkok, said Monday t he bar owner faced charges of obscenit y and operating an entertainment venue without a permit. Local district chief Weera Kerdsirimongkon said the man was arrested Saturday as part of a crackdown on shows featuring naked dancers. Authorities found out about this bar the morning after Rihanna tweeted about it, but we were not able to catch them violating the law until Saturday night, Weera said. We had been waiting for them and finally caught them red-handed. Weera said the bar owner could face up to one months imprisonment and a fine of up to 60,000 baht ($1,900). This isnt the first arrest triggered by Rihannas postings on social media. A photo of her with a slow loris, a squirrel-like animal with big eyes, on Instagram led local police to arrest a 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy, who could face charges of possession of protected animals. The charge carries a penalty of up to four years in prison and a 40,000 baht ($1,300) fine. Thai bar owner arrested following Rihannas tweets
Page B10 News-SunWednesday, October 16, 2013 www.newssun.com W hats Cooking Last week, I was in the H eartland all week wrapping up l oose ends at the hospital and at h ome. I really enjoyed seeing e veryone at work and around t own. I got to play some golf w ith some of my great friends a nd spent some quality time with f amily as well. Now I am back up in T allahassee, starting to get settled h ere and starting to make some n ew friends. The house we got h as an outdoor kitchen and I must s ay that is what did it for me w hen we were shown the house. T he outdoor kitchen has a grill, a s moker, a large prep area and a s mall fridge to store our favorite b everages, so I am sure we will e ntertain folks in our back your o ften. As we were packing up the h ouse, we were buying many r eady-made foods from the local s upermarkets and stared to build u p leftovers. On the last night in t he house, I decided to see how w ell I could repurpose these s mall amounts of leftovers that w e had into one meal and it was p retty good, if I do say so myself. I started by getting out everyt hing that I wanted to use up and t hen thinking of how best to comb ine them. I had flour tortilla s hells, half of a roasted chicken, s ome curried white rice with g reen peppers and broccoli, some f eta cheese and two nectarines. I t hought some kind of taco or ques adilla was where I was going w ith this. I pulled the meat from t he chicken and folded it into the c urried rice. Then I sliced the n ectarine into wedges. I warmed the curry rice and c hicken mixture in the microwave w ith the tortilla shells and diced t he feta cheese into small pieces. We sat down and made tacos w ith our leftovers. I thought at f irst the flavor of the feta next to t he curry would be strange, howe ver with the added flavor of the n ectarine and small amount of fat f rom the chicken, they were awes ome. I love it when you discover n ew flavor combinations just by t rying new things or in the case using what you got. I will make this dish again for d inner for Lauren and I and our f riends could come dine with us. I f I were to make this again witho ut using leftovers, this would be t he recipe. Cheers, Chef. Curried chicken tacos 1 whole roasted chicken 1 package of 6 in. flourtort illas 1 package of curried rice ( enough to feed at least 4) 2 ripe nectarines 2 oz. Feta cheese Preparation: Pull meat from c hicken and set aside. Heat curr ied rice package according to i nstructions on package. Dice feta i n half-inch cubes. Slice nect arines into wedges. Fold pulled c hicken into heated curried rice. Place about 4 ounces of rice a nd chicken on your tortilla. Top w ith feta cubes. Top with nect arine wedges. Fold into taco. P lace in mouth and enjoy. Tim Spain is a System Executive Chef with Morrison Healthcare F ood Service. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun s taff. Use what youve got Chefs Corner Tim Spain Grilled Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potato-Balsamic Salad AChef Tim Love recipe Serves 4 Grilled chicken thigh s: 4 chicken thighs, skin removed Peanut oil 2 tablespoons Tim Love Poultry Rub (or yourfavorite poultry rub) Sweet potato-balsami c salad: 2 cups large dice sweet potatoes 3 strips cooked bacon, diced 1/2 cup julienned onio n 1/2 cup minced red pepper 1/2 cup Hellmann's orBest Foods Creamy Balsamic Mayonnaise Dressing Salt and pepper Preheat grill to 400 F. Rub thighs with peanut oil and poultry rub. Place thighs on grill and close lid for 5 minutes. Open grill lid and flip chicken. Close lid and let cook for five more minutes until chicken is done (168 F). Meanwhile, poach sweet potato in salted water for 5 minutes. Combine all ingredients and mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Balsamic Turkey Meatloaf AChef Tim Love recipe Serves 6 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey 1 cup bread crumbs 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 white onion, diced 1/2 cup Hellmann's orBest Foods Creamy Balsamic Mayonnaise Dressing 1 (8-ounce) can tomato juice 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce Salt and pepper Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix all ingredients, place in loaf pan and bake for 1 hour. Grilled Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Mayonnaise AChef Tim Love recipe Serves 4 20 Brussels sprouts 1/4 cup vegetable oil Salt and pepper 1 red chile, minced 1/4 cup Hellmann's orBest Foods Cream y Balsamic Mayonnaise Dressing Preheat grill to medium high. Fill large saucep an half full of water and bring to a boil. Add Brusse ls sprouts and simmer for 4 minutes. Make water ba th of half ice and water. Place sprouts in bath to co ol quickly. Cut in half lengthwise. Oil sprout halves. Seaso n with salt and pepper. Grill for 1 minute each sid e. Top with minced chile. Serve with mayonnaise. Family FeaturesAutumn brings colorful foliage and perfect weather for entertaining indoors and out. As you plan your fall gatherings, consider stopping by your local farmers market to pick up all the ingredients necessary for preparing a savory home cooked feast thats sure to please any crowd. See how local inspiration and fresh ingredients led celebrity Chef Tim Love to create his most recent recipes. Every fall, Chef Love takes inspiration from the end of summer harvest to create unique dishes, like his latest recipe for Balsamic Turkey Meatloaf with Balsamic Mayonnaise. Ripe fall vegetables are the inspiration for his Grilled Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potato-Balsamic Salad and his Grilled Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Mayonnaise. All three recipes include Hellmann's Creamy Balsamic Mayonnaise Dressing, which combines the rich, great taste of Hellmanns that you love with a touch of sweet, aged balsamic vinegar. Whether youre hosting a casual evening with friends or having the whole family over for a relaxing Sunday afternoon, these simple recipes are perfect for any occasion. Pair the dishes with clean table decor and your favorite refreshing beverages for an easy evening of entertaining. Carry a traditional theme throughout the tablescape by using mismatched plates, cutlery and glasses. Tie napkins and cutlery together with twine, and then tuck in a little bouquet of fresh herbs from the garden to add a dash of color and homegrown goodness. For a daytime gathering, take the dining table outside to enjoy the beautiful fall weather and final weeks of grilling season. Lay out a blanket for the kids to picnic, and add a few games to keep them entertained. Savor the season by enjoying delicious meals and lasting memories in the company of your loved ones. For more recipes, visit www.Hellmanns.com.