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SPORTS, B1 By PHILATTINGER email@example.comAVON PARK If youve ever wondered how many units the U.S. Army has created over the years, you might arrange a visit to the Avon Park National Guard Armory. Theres a collection there of approximately 2,000 insignia pins, framed under glass. Old vets come in to find their unit, said Sgt. 1st Class James Metz. Metz said he hopes to catalog the collection, complete with information sheets on each insignia and photographs. Without photos, hed have no idea how to put it back together, he said. The only man who could help him do that is 1st Sgt. Edwin J Kurabieski, who amassed the collection during and in between three wars: World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Kurabieski, since 2005, has been resting at Arlington National Cemetery, joined by his wife, Jennie J., in 2007, and their beloved dog, Benjamin, whose ashes were tucked under Kurabieskis arm before his funeral, said their son, Bob. Bob Kurabieski donated the collection to the Armory because he wanted a place where it could be both appreciated and kept safe from harm. Ed was meticulous with these. He Jackson began chemotherapy for her cancer treatment in July. As the weeks went by, the most noticeable and well-known side effect from the chemo began. Her hair was falling out in fistfuls, said Stewart. She decided she wanted to shave it because she was losing so much of it so quickly. Stewart and Mandy Guthrie, also one of Jades aunts, decided they would also shave their heads in order to support their ailing niece. Jade shaved her head on a Wednesday. We arrived in Sebring that weekend. It was a Saturday and our brother-in-law Travis (Crosson) shaved our heads, Stewart said. After the shaving was done, family gathered to inspect Beths freshly-bald head. Beth and I are both active, rough girls growing up, so were looking at her head, checking for scars and war wounds and we see this spot. It wasnt actually a spot, though. We knew it wasnt a mole or a scab (but) I dont really know how you would describe it, Guthrie said. Once the head survey was done, they moved on to Guthries new haircut and the spot was soon forgotten. It was a very passive, non-aggressive moment Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 O nline: www.newssun.com 099099401007 N EWS -S UNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, October 20, 2013 Volume 94/Number 126 | 50 cents www.newssun .com HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 3 2 7 9 3 Business B5 Classifieds A9 Crossword PuzzleB11 Dear Abby B11 Editorial & OpinionA4 Food B6 Obituaries A8 Pause & ConsiderB11 Places to WorshipB8 Sudoku Puzzle B11 Index Partly sunny with a T-storm possible High 93 Low 73Details, A12 A von Park28 L aBelle31 Lake Placid 3 Clewiston46 Sebring0 Winter Haven43 Fri d ays scores BALDISBEAUTIFULC a n c e r s a v e s a l i f e AVON PARKheres usually nothing good to say about cancer. Especially when its a 14-year-old girl who is fighting brain cancer. But Jade Jacksons cancer actually turned out to be a lifesaver for her aunt. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR firstname.lastname@example.org T See CANCER, A5 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Budget talks may be over for the county this year, but finances still will be on the minds of Highlands County Commissioners when they meet Tuesday evening. One item on the agenda will be a presentation by Highlands County Administrator June Fisher on the establishment of municipal service benefit units (MSBUs) or municip al service taxing units (MSTUs) to help fund different facets of the countys operation. There are significant difference s between an MSBU and an MSTU, Fisher told commissioners. County to look at funding By PHILATTINGER email@example.comAVON PARK Avocal majori ty won over the Avon Park Communi ty Redevelopment Agency Board on Thursday. The Board, consisting of the members of the Avon Park City Council, voted to reject the previo us vote to have the CRAsponsor the event. Instead, they have asked Southside Avon Park community members to bring their plans for the event to the next CRAmeeting at 5 p.m. on Oct. 28. CRA gives MLK Day back to community City cancels plans for large festival By PHILATTINGER firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING A26-yearo ld man who allegedly sexua lly battered a minor six m onths ago has been arreste d and charged after the c hild was found to be pregn ant. The father, arrest reports s aid, was a family acquaint ance, Sandes Etienne of 1 209 Citroen Drive in S ebring. He has been c harged with lewd and lasc ivious behavior. Arrest reports state the v ictim was 12 at the time of t he incident. Amonth ago, on Sept. 11, a woman reported to the Highlands County Sheriffs Office that a 1 3-year-old girl had been the v ictim of sexual battery. Names of the girl and her a ssociates are being withheld i n an effort not to identify t he victim. According to reports, the g irl had been doing poorly in s chool sometime before that, s o the woman had sent her to l ive with another woman in M oultrie, Ga. The woman later visited h er shortly before the beginn ing of September, and n oticed the girl looked a litt le larger. However, she b elieved the girl may have o nly gained a little weight. However, on Sept. 11, the w oman called the girls s chool in Georgia and was Man jailed for having sex with 12-year-old Charged after girl found to be pregnant Etienne Delicious HalloweenEasy, edible decorations FOOD, B7Collar duty VIDEOGAMES, B10 See MAN, A5 See MLK, A8 See COUNTY, A8 W.W. II vets collection donated to Armory See MEDALS, A6 Katara Simmons/News-S un Bob Kurabieski talks about his fathers collection of U.S. Army insignia pins that was donated to the Avon Park National Guard Armory. Courtesy photo Mandy Guthrie (left) and Beth Stewart (right) each shaved their head in support of their 14-year-old niece, Jade Jackson (center), who is undergoing treatment for cancer. Beths decision to shave her head turned out to be an extremely lucky one, since it revealed melanoma on her scalp that would have gone undetected. Courtesy photo Beth Stewart had an area of melanoma removed from her scalp after it was revealed when she shaved her head in support of her niece, Jade Jackson, who is undergoing treatment for cancer.
By PHILATTINGER email@example.comAVON PARK For H alloween this year, V eterans of Foreign Wars P ost 9853 has sent in the c lowns. This years haunted house i ncludes a circus theme. Volunteer Crystal Vines s aid she, her husband and d aughter and volunteers f rom the VFWand from H ighlands Lakes Volunteer F ire Department have bande d together again to put on t he annual fundraiser. At $3 per person, Vines s aid it's among the least e xpensive live-performer H alloween events in H ighlands County. All proceeds go to the V FWto help local veterans, s he said. We do it for the local v eterans, Vines said. Both she and her husband a re members of the posts a uxiliary, since both of their f athers served in the U.S. A rmy. Several of the volunteer a ctors are from the fire d epartment, she said. Having l ive performers allows them t o ramp up or tone down a p erformance based on the n ext group that comes t hrough the house. People do jump out, Vines said, but they can adjust it to any audience. Last year, the performers adjusted their performance for a group from the Ridge Area Arc. Vines said she may have to work on that. The scary clown mask she and her husband got this year scares her, even when her husband is wearing it. As in years past, the VFW Haunted House will be selling drinks and food hamburgers, hot dogs and shrimp and will have candy bags for the kids. Kids may get stuffed animals and other prizes if they have a really good costume, or if they are very wellbehaved, Vines said. If you go, the VFW Haunted house is from 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 75 N. Olivia Drive in Avon Park, just off State Road 64. For details, contact Vines at 449-0617. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South Florida State College will host Food Day, a nationwide celebration and a movement toward more healthy, affordable and sustainable food cultivating. Food Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on on Thursday, Oct. 24, in the SFSC University Center auditorium and lobby. The event is free and open to the public. The event, sponsored by SFSCs allied health department, is a chance to celebrate what our food system does right and take action to bring us closer to real food that is produced with care for the environment, animals, and the women and men who grow, harvest, and serve it. SFSCs allied health programs all share a common interest in nutrition, said Rebecca Sroda, associate dean of allied health. This event is a great way to get the campus and community involved. Students will have the opportunity to practice and teach the public what they have learned about nutrition and how it relates to their profession. The event will feature healthy cooking and gardening demonstrations, student videos, sidewalk art, a movie screening, and several informational booths. Local farmers will provide fresh fruit and vegetables available for purchase. SFSCs chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges will hold a food drive during the event and will accept healthy, nonperishable food items including boxed, bagged, and canned food. Donations can be dropped off anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more information on Food Day or to participate, contact Sroda at 863-7847021 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Schedule of events: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Farmers Market: fresh fruits and vegetables available for sale Cooking Demonstrations: learn how to prepare healthy meals and snacks: Cooking grass-fed beef (presented by Publix); Foodscaping (presented by master gardener David Austin); Caribbean Chicken (presented by caterer Asten Waugh); Infused water. Informational booths and demonstrations: Backyard gardening (starter kits provided by Home Depot); the effects of soda on tooth enamel; fats in foo d and artery-clogging effects Organic Co-op: Purpl es and Greens Organics, a 100 percent certified organic produce delivery service fo r Highlands, Hardee and Polk counties. Food drive: SFSC Chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Hungry for Change: Documentary exposes the deceptive strategies of the diet weight loss and food industry and reveals how you can escape the diet trap forever. 10:30 a.m. 2:15 p.m. Food Day Student Video Contest: Viewing from 10:30-11:45 a.m.; Judging from 1:15-2:15 p.m. 3 p.m. Student Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest judging. Page A2 News-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 2 6 4 0 3 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; above lottery social security; 0 0 0 3 2 6 7 2 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; below lottery genreal; 0 0 0 3 2 8 4 7 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Just like the citrus f orecast, it appears that the monthl y unemployment report, which w as due out Friday, will be delayed f or a time. The so-called governm ent shutdown is being blamed f or the lag in the release of joblessn ess numbers for the month of S eptember. Astatement from the D epartment of Economic O pportunity indicated it is being a ttributed to to the federal governm ents shutdown saying in part; ... the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics suspended all data collection activities. Officials of the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) did not indicate how long it might take for the bureau to obtain the survey figures they use to determine the unemployment estimates released monthly for cities and counties throughout the Sunshine State. The data that we use to process the states unemployment and job creation figures come from the U.S. Department of Labors Bureau of Labor statistics, said DEO spokeswoman Jessica Simms. They collect the data that we use to process those numbers. That is done through a survey process of phone and records sampling which they use to arrive at their estimates of the numbers of people that are employed, unemployed and in the labor force. That then is used in a formula to determine a joblessness number. Nevertheless, there are job indicators available from the private sector as Florida heads back into the season of tourists and citrus harvesting. According to the ADPRegional Employment report released earlier this month, Florida added 16,640 jobs during September. Noted as a leading provider of human capital management, ADPdid the study in connection with Moodys Analytics. That survey indicated some 13,120 of those jobs came from the service providing sector, with the remainder from goods-producing services. More specifically, the break down included 4,310 in trade transportation and utilities, 2,970 in professional and business services, 2,840 in natural resources, mining and construction with the final 690 in the manufacturing section. Meanwhile, DEO officials said it appeared that unemployed Floridians are beginning to file for jobless claims again. Anew $63 million system used to process unemployment insuran ce claims came online earlier this week. The old system used by the sta te was shut down last week. An estimated 235,000 people in Florida receive unemployment be nefits every two weeks. 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Roads re-opened LAKE PLACID The W ashington B oulevard/Ixora Street area f looding in Highlands Park E states has been resolved. L ilac Street and Oleander S treet have been reopened. For further information, c ontact the Highlands C ounty Engineering D epartment at 402-6877. Florida Folk Art Faces workshop set SEBRING Divinely D riven Awareness Center, 2 819 State Road 17 North, w ill host a Florida Folk Art F aces Art Workshop from 6 -9 p.m. Tuesday and again O ct. 29. Bring a picture of t he face youd like to paint self, animal or other. If y ou cant think of a face, t he artists will provide one f or you. All supplies are provide d. Refreshments will be p rovided by 27 Degrees N orth. Cost of the workshop is $ 25. The workshop size is l imited. Call 273-3766 for i nformation. Tea Party meets Tuesday SEBRING The H ighlands Tea Party will m eet at 5 p.m. Tuesday at t he Highlands County B oard of County C ommission meeting at the H ighlands County G overnment Center board r oom, 600 S. Commerce A ve. W orkshops set for caregivers LAKE PLACID C hange 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 863382-1188. The first workshop will be Monday 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.Bunco set at Highlands Shrine ClubSEBRING The public is invited to play Bunco at the Highlands Shrine Club, 2604 State Road 17 South, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Cost is $4 per person. Phone 382-4111 for information.Tanglewood announces showsSEBRING Tanglewood will host Phantom, Phunny, Phabulous on stage Nov. 17. The variety show features musical comedians, Amazing Homer Noodleman, Sally Langwah and Cliff Ritchie, for 90 minutes of flawless vocal impression, mesmerizing duets, visually exciting costumes and hilarious comedy routines. All Tanglewood shows start at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. along with the snack bar. Tanglewood is on U.S. 27, a half mile north of Walmart. Show tickets are $10. Season Thursday will be Food Day at SFSC Community Briefs Continued on A8 VFW 9853 hosts haunted house
By PHILATTINGER email@example.comSEBRING Deputies have arrested and charged a husband and wife believed to be part of a four-month ring of fraudulent returns at JCPenney at Lakeshore Mall. Christopher Michael Thomas, 32, and Nancy Jeanne Thomas, 30, have been charged each with a count of grand theft, dealing in stolen property and fraud by swindling. Nancy Thomas is in Highlands County Jail in lieu of $184,500 and Christopher Thomas is in jail in lieu of $122,000. During the investigation, deputies learned that a cashier hired in late April was involved in a scheme to return merchandise without store receipts in exchange for gift cards. According to reports, Christopher Thomas was involved in at least eight transactions from May 11 through July 28, 2013, adding up to a total of $1,958.30. Reports also connect Nancy Thomas with 12 incidents from May 11 to July 27, 2013, adding up to a total of $1,446.22. The scheme, according to reports, also included another man and two other women, along with the cashier. Reports do not indicate whether they all have been arrested or charged at this time. Reports state that it turne d out the items were never even purchased in the store and the value of the gift cards was often more than the value of the clothes. After people involved in the scam received the cards the cards were then sold at a local gold buyers store for half of the loaded value of the cards, reports said. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 Page A3 JC PENNEY; 7.444"; 15"; Black plus three; process mainA IO085091358136#1; 0 0 0 3 2 4 6 6 MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; rhr top of ad stack; 0 0 0 3 2 6 8 4 ORANGE BLOSSOM TOURS; 3.639"; 4"; Black plus three; process, main rhr top salvidor; 0 0 0 3 3 0 5 6 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Highlands C ounty Economic D evelopment commission m embers met this past W ednesday for their annual r etreat and officials say t hey plan to stay the course i n spite of financial chall enges. Those funding chall enges were handed to the E DC by the Highlands C ounty Commission during S eptember budget hearings, w hen commissioners voted t o let the organization live o n its savings and solicit s upport from the local c ommunity. Wednesday began with t he EDCs monthly busin ess meeting then transf ormed into the retreat w here goals and a strategic p lan for the upcoming m onths were formulated. Paul McGehee, who c hairs the EDC board, said t he purpose of the retreat w as to obtain both a view o f the operations current s tatus and then turn toward t he future, both short and l ong term. Quite frankly, we wante d to have a positive outl ook and plan for three to f ive years out, he said. The only thing that makes a strategic plan work is s trategic thinking. The board arrived at t hree goals: to strengthen t he economic base of the c ounty, to collaborate with o ther area entities to elimin ate duplication of effort a nd to consider improvem ents to infrastructure and s ustainability in the county. From those goals, a more s pecific action plan will be d rawn. We will established a s ub-committee to develop t he actual action steps, M cGehee said. He said that method both w ould help keep the EDC o n its path as well as e nable it to provide quart erly reports to county commissioners who want to track the groups progress. During the business meeting, members were told about a couple of potential business prospects for the county. We are hearing they both are interested in the same location, McGehee said. Due to confidentiality restrictions, he could neither reveal the entities nor the location they had been eying. One is a distribution company, I can tell you that much, he said. As you know, some of these projects can take a bit of time from the first contact to completion. The group also discussed a new metal roofing company slated to relocate to the Sebring Regional Airports industrial park and adopted their budget, at least until April. We are going to maintain our allocations for Floridas Heartland Rural Economic Development Commission (FHREDI) for small business development and for the Sebring airport, McGehee said. The board was unanimous in saying they wanted to continue with those relationships. McGehee also revealed the EDCs fundraising drive, which reportedly had been on the back burner, will again be revitalized. He said each member of the board had been tasked with making personal contacts. We should be out advocating in the community, he said Aplan to develop informational materials, such as a pocket card with The 5 Good Reasons for Joining the EDC also is in development. So far, the organization has taken in about $8,000 in membership fees. Retreat produces goals, strategy for county EDC News-Sun staff reportAVON PARK The H ighlands County NAACP a nd the League of United L atin American Citizens C ouncil 7203 have invited r esidents to get to know t heir candidates at a f orum on Tuesday. It will start at 6:30 p.m. a t the Avon Park C ommunity Center, 310 W. M ain St., with a focus on Building a Better Avon P ark. The candidates are M ayor Sharon Schuler running for re-election, Greg Bubba Warner running for mayor, Councilman Parke Sutherland running for re-election and Jonathan Remick, running for Sutherlands same seat. As with the forum last Tuesday, the event will run for two hours, with each candidate giving an introduction, answering questions from the moderator, taking questions from the audience and making closing remarks. The election is Nov. 5. NAACP, LULAC to host Avon Park candidate forum Deputies bust fake store returns ring M. Thomas N. Thomas Husband, wife arrested r
TODAYSEDITORIAL SCOTT DRESSELEditor firstname.lastname@example.orgDAN HOEHNESports Editor email@example.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONlegals@newssun.com NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor firstname.lastname@example.org VICKIE WATSONvickie.email@example.comMITCH COLLINSmcollins@newssun.com ADVERTISING Editorial & Opinion Page A4 News-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 www.newssun.com This followed an equally c ontentious CRASouthside A dvisory Board meeting F riday. As if being unable to cond uct civil meetings wasnt e nough, attitudes during d ebate revealed an alarming i solationism and prejudice a mong many present. We do not refer to racial t ensions, but to the stubborn i dea that only someone born a nd raised in Avon Park can h ave the citys best interests a t heart. The issue arose during d ebates about how to celeb rate Martin Luther King Jr. D ay in January. Discussion devolved into shouting back and forth; Monday, Mayor Sharon Schuler had to threaten expulsion in order to quiet the chamber. Some members of the Southside Advisory Board want to hire a planner, spend $10,000, have a parade and a three-day celebration downtown. Other members want to keep the celebration small and focused on education. They want to have the celebration on Kings birthday, and confine it to that day as a neighborhood event in the Southside area. They suggest a budget of $3,000. We find it hard to understand why such a seemingly simple conversation could become so hostile so quickly. We were taken aback, for example, when the professional event planner was taken to task for not being an Avon Park native. Even more astonishing was a similar attack on a long time Southside activist who, while spending most of his life here, was born in Wauchula. Avon Park has worn blinders for many generations. Too many people living in the city look with suspicion on anyone from somewhere else. Ideas proposed by outsiders are rarely taken seriously, especially if their plans include change. Things are never going to get better in Avon Park with that kind of thinking. It is what you do that makes the difference, not where youre from. The idea that only a life-long resident can be true to the city is preposterous. Its like saying you cant really love your husband or wifes family because you werent born into it. In fact, it can be argued that new residents are more connected because they can compare Avon Park to other places and see its beauty and opportunity with fresh eyes. The city needs new energy, new investment and more ideas. If it is to attract larger companies with more to offer the community, its leaders and residents have to move into the 21st century and recognize the global economy. This means we have to outgrow our xenophobia and accept people for who they are. Remember, that person from far away may have the key to the citys future. Time to get rid of the blinders C itizens, appointed board members and elected representatives joined in another acrimonious meeting at t he Avon Park Community R edevelopment Agencys meeting M onday evening. Now that the budget crisis is over (or on temporary hold) it is time for us to turn our attention to a real problem looming over the horizon. Aproblem that both Democrats and Republicans can unite to solve because the issue is so far above petty politics. What am I talking about? The looming chocolate crisis, of course. I am not kidding. According to an article I read on www.indianexpress.com, some industry experts are concerned that the worlds cocoa supply will not be able to keep up with the rising demand. At a recent meeting at the British Library in London, these people even projected a date when the world will run out of cocoa. If youre marking your calendars, its Oct. 2, 2020. Chocolate expert and taster Angus Kennedy is quoted in the article, saying that much of the space that was used for cocoa plantations is no longer there. While there isnt much growth for cocoa consumption predicted for Europe and the Americas Kennedy is expecting there to be a huge amount of growth in Asia. As a confirmed chocoholic, I am taking this report very seriously. Run out of cocoa in less than seven years? This cant be allowed to happen! I dont remember a time when I didnt like chocolate. Yes, I know the warnings about pimples and weight gain and all sorts of other dire things. When it comes to chocolate, Im willing to take my chances. When it comes to candy, I love dark chocolate. I was very happy when news came out that dark chocolate could be good for you. Doctors agreeing that I could eat chocolate? Oh, yeah. But I dont limit myself to candy. For a long time my favorite Dairy Queen Blizzard flavor was German Chocolate Brownie, though the quality of the concoction varied depending on if whoever was making Blizzards that day remembered how to create this one (its not a regular flavor). Then last month they came out with Choco-covered Cheesecake Blizzard and a new love was born. At my favorite coffee shop, Brewsters, I indulg e in their signature Brewsters Mocha white chocolate and caramel. Purists will argue that white chocolate isnt reall y chocolate at all. These pe ople need to shut up and have a Brewsters Mocha. I havent even gone into all the other ways one can feed their chocolate habit pies and cakes and even chocolate milk. And there are hot fudge sundaes with sliced banana (dont knock it until youve tried it). Andand The point is that running out of cocoa is a Bad Thing. And we need to do what we can to stop it. How? Obviously we need more cocoa plantations. Since it takes four years to get cocoa beans from a cocoa plant, we must start now and not wait until the last minute. Start what, you ask? Annexing land for cocoa plantations, thats what. Why is there less land for these necessary locations anyway? What got put in their place? Condos? Now the problem is that cocoa plants have to be grown near the equator. So we cant exactly use our own United States to resolve the crisis. We mus t head south. Surely theres somethin g we can offer those who own prime cocoa growing land. Maybe a chance to be the 51st state? An all expenses paid trip to Disneyworld? Congress? (On second thought, who would want our Congress in its current state?) Call your Senator! Call your representative! Demand they deal with the impending chocolate shortage before its too late! I plan to join you, as soon as I finish up this hot fudge sundae and chocolate milk. Yum. Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady@ embarqmail.com Visit her website at www.laurahware.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the staff of the NewsSun. The looming chocolate crisis Lauras Look Laura Ware Burgess will be missed E ditor: It was with shock and dismay t hat a Farewell Article was publ ished in the News-Sun, Oct. 13, p enned by Corine Burgess, environm ental specialist for the Highlands C ounty Parks and Natural Resources D epartment. You can easily see t hat it was a difficult farewell as she found the words to explain why this happened and what the future holds. The articles written by Ms. Burgess were always well researched, accurate and interesting. Apparently our county commissioners were not advised in advance of the move as I know that they looked to Ms. Burgess for help in trying to answer environmental questions, posed to them be constituents. Whoever was responsible for having Ms. Burgess discontinue her fine articles, should be made to testify before the county commissioners and give their reason for the action. After all, this is a taxpayer funded agency whose expertise concerning environmental concerns is always sought after. I would bet dollars-todough-nuts that many citizens of our county never knew we had a Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department, until Ms. Burgess started writing her most informative, interesting articles. Ms. Burgess should have been receiving a bonus for all the extra work she had to do in writing the articles. My dear wife, Ruth (residing now in Heaven), and I were happy to writ e wildlife and bird articles for the News-Sun for many years, and know from that experience how great it was to know we were educating readers. The Corine Burgess articles will be sorely missed! Hank Kowals ki Lake Plac id LETTERTOTHEEDITOR There are so many reasons why some D emocrats quietly confess they would n ow very much like to postpone the r ollout of the Affordable Care Act. The massive failure of the entire s oftware backbone, the extraordinary 3 00 percent increases in costs to famil ies who buy their own insurance, peop le losing their doctors, insurance plans b eing denied to people and insurance c ompanies actually leaving many states d ue to Obamacare are just a few. It looks like most Americans have a lready decided Obamacare is such an a bject failure that they arent even g oing to try to sign up. How else would you explain the foll owing? Health and Human Services S ecretary Kathleen Sebelius put togethe r an Obamacare Road Show featuring t he Pittsburgh SteelersChairman, Dan R ooney. An ad campaign swooned with S ebelius crowing, We had some early g litches. Its getting better every day. M eanwhile, ITexperts explained to A merica that the real trouble is the e ntire code. Rooney opened Heinz Field to S ebelius, who brought in nearly two d ozen of the best-trained, elite O bamacare technical specialists to get p eople signed up for their health insura nce policies. Signs and banners greeted Sebelius a nd her laptop-swinging sherpas with a t hrong of media, all awaiting the crowd o f Pennsylvanians so hungry for afforda ble major medical health insurance p olicies that some wondered if Heinz S tadium, which holds 65,000, would be a large enough venue. About 100 people showed up. Yup. Heinz had plenty of room. Ready to show the world that O bamacare is ready to serve America, t he 100 people sat down in their turns w ith the 20 specially trained expert O bamacare navigators. Expectations were high. Confidence o verflowed. They were sitting with the b est of the best, one-on-one, in a high p rofile setting with the woman whose j ob it is to make sure everything works a s advertised. Everyone knew that they w ould be leaving the stadium with an a ffordable insurance policy and a great s tory of how the very best of the D emocratic Party personally led them t o the great manna of health care. What could possibly go wrong? Hours later, none of the now lesst han-enthusiastic Obamacare supporters got online. They waited hours and hours to see error 404 messages and blank white screens on the laptops. When asked how this could happen to the highest ranking leader of the agency leading the way with 20 of the most rigorously trained navigators, Sebelius murmured, I dont know. ALexis-Nexis search shows the mainstream media decided not to publish or broadcast the results. ITexperts have an explanation: the code is sloppy. The whole thing has to be rewritten. Oops. Aetna, Blue Cross, and Coventry are being denied to policyholders by Obamacare in many states. Some of these companies are actually leaving states because the rates paid by the federal government through the exchanges are so low that the companies can no longer provide the level of services that bring them so many customers. The President admonished, You can keep your doctor. You can keep your health insurance. You may have to move to another state to do so. For example, Obamacare is denying sick children in Missouri to be treated at the best childrens hospital in the state. As reported in Kaiser Health News, The network for the Anthem BlueCross BlueShield plans, which will be sold through Missouris Obamacaremarketplace, does not include BJC HealthCare and its 13 hospitals among them Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the areas premier academic medical center, and St. Louis Childrens Hospital. In California, The Daily Caller reports, ,000 will lose their plans to Obamacare. Oh, well. Blame it on Democrat Nancy Pelosi who insisted on opening the genies bottle. Obama spokesweasel Jay Carney needs to craft a spin that assures us that losing our doctors and insurance plans doesnt mean losing our doctors and insurance plans. Either that or craft a message by January 15th that those evil Republicans have used their wiley ways to force a year-long suspension of the Obamacare rollout and work like crazy behind the scenes to fix these endemic problems which are obviously more substantive then mere glitches. #Obamacare = #EpicFail Rick Jensen is Delawares award-winning conservative talk show host streaming live on WDEL.Com from 1-4 p.m. Contact Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter@JensenVoiceover/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. The epic failure of Obamacare Guest Column Rick Jensen
Page A6 News-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 www.newssun.com CITY OF AVON PARK; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main A call all vendo; 0 0 0 3 2 9 3 8 FLORIDA BLUE/AGENTI; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main A IO4222316; 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 3 k ept records, said Bobs wife, D awn Kurabieski. Bob Kurabieski said his f athers hobby of collecting i nsignia pins was a labor of l ove, in part for the men he s erved with and to ferret out f akes at veterans events and s wap meets. He could tell, Bob K urabieski said. His father stayed close to t he men with whom he served, h e said, including fellow Dd ay veterans who landed at N ormandy and were honored b y the French government 12 y ears ago for helping liberate F rance. When the French Consulate a sked to honor 63 veterans on F lag Day, June 14, 2001, Bob K urabieski wanted to tell the p ress about his father, but his f ather was reluctant. However, Bob Kurabieski i nsisted and gave detailed i nformation about his fathers s ervice to a reporter. His f ather kept the writers article a nd didnt make any comp laints about it a first, Bob s aid. Ed Kurabieski joked with b rothers in arms that day that i f any of them knew they w ould have lived so long, they w ould have taken better care o f themselves. He did live a little while l onger. Ed Kurabieski died at a ge 83 on May 1, 2005, a lmost four years after receivi ng thanks from the French. He was in active combat in E urope from June 6, 1944, u ntil May 8, 1945, ultimately s pending more than two years i n France. He served with the U.S. A rmy 15th Cavalry R econnaissance Squadron M echanized and received a P urple Heart for a gunshot w ound in his ankle in S eptember 1944 but not r ight away. Ed Kurabieski was tight with his fellow soldiers and didnt want to be reassigned to another unit after a stay in a hospital, so he hid his wound. He said walking on it was like having a stick shoved through his ankle. Bob Kurabieski cant imagine how his father marched on a bullet wound. Ed Kurabieski later served with the 40th Tank Battalion in Korea and with the 4th Infantry Division 1st Cavalry 2nd Squadron in Vietnam. His son, Daniel, was a Spec 4 with the 78th Artillery Unit at Fort Hood, Texas, during the Vietnam War and got orders to deploy. Since the rules still prohibited two family members from being in the same theater of war at the same time, his father with 25 years in the military took the orders instead. That tour ended in 1968. Bob Kurabieski, more than three years younger than Daniel, served in Vietnam from 1971-72 as a helicopter pilot chief warrant officer of ACompany of the 229th Assault Helicopter Battalion 1st Cavalry Division. His aviation unit pin may not be in the collection, he said, but his father definitely had pins for infantry, armored and artillery units. Metz said some units were added for the buildup after 9/11. With the drawdown, theyre talking about folding some of those flags, Metz said. He couldnt recall how many total units the Army had and still has. Keeping track of the right pins is important, Bob Kurabieski said, because when a soldier is killed in combat he or she must be buried with their correct pins and the funeral director cant wait for their effects to be sent home. For Ed Kurabieskis funeral, he was buried in his old dress blue uniform, the new standard for dress uniforms, Metz said an homage to the Union Army of the Civil War. He never asked anything of his family, said Dawn Kurabieski, except to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Of course, they honored his wish, she said. Each year they visit his father and put a cigar in the ground by his grave for him. As for his fathers award from the French, Bob Kurabieski said that will go to his grandson his fathers great-grandson to honor family history. Continued from A1 Medals, insignia pins on display Katara Simmons/News-Sun A portion of the U.S. Army insignia pins on display at the Avon Park National Guard Armory.
www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 Page A7 BROWN, JEN FOUNDERS DAY CELEBR; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main A founder's buy3; 0 0 0 3 3 0 1 7 Chateau Elan Hotel; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, comedy buy 3 #3; 0 0 0 3 3 0 6 4 Katara Simmons/News-Sun Hundreds of youngsters and their parents particpated in the costume parade Saturday morning during the the third annual Harvest Festival on Main. The event featured inflatables, a pumpkin patch, games, food, games, pony rides and more. Katara Simmons/News-Sun Park Elementary School students provide entertainment during the Harvest Festival event in Avon Park. The event was presented by both Avon and Park Elementary Schools. Katara Simmons/News-S un Kendall Gall, 8, (center) rides a unicycle with the help of her sister Cameron Gall, 11 and Miss Lauren Gilson on Saturday during the Harvest Festival in Avon Park. Katara Simmons/News-Sun Kasen Jackson, 2, surveys the parade route from his tank during the costume parade Saturday morning in Avon Park. Harvest on Main Katara Simmons/News-S un Kaliee Durkin, 6, of Avon Park tosses a ring toward a scarecrow Saturday morning during the Harvest Festival on Main Street in Avon Park.
For instance, an MSBU is a special assessment. In o rder to be implemented, the a ssessed property must d erive a special benefit by t he improvement or service p rovided. Moreover, the assessment m ust be fairly and reasona bly appointed among the p roperties that receive the b enefit. According to the s tatutes, there must be a l ogical relationship between t he service and the benefit. While there generally is n ot a significant saving to t he general fund, it does s erve to redirect payment to t hose who receive the servi ce. Some examples of the s ervices permitted under an M SBU include fire or g arbage services and street i mprovements. On the other hand, an M STU may encompass the e ntire unincorporated area, a p ortion of the unincorporate d area or even all or part of t he boundaries of a municipality. However, to include any cities or towns, the councils of those municipalities also must consent to be included. Under the statutes, an MSTU is an ad valorem tax. That means the taxable values still would be subject to approved exemptions. It also permits the board to isolate the cost of services. Some examples of services allowed under an MSTU include law enforcement and libraries as well as parks and recreation. Fisher said that either an MSBU or and MSTU would have to be established within a time frame that would allow it to be included on the tax roll. Should the commission decide to pursue that course, the process would have to be completed by May. Also up on the Tuesday night agenda will be a fiscal year-end presentation by Tax Collector Eric Zwayer. That report is expected to cover the activities of Zwayers office over the past year, including such things as transactions, what they have done on the tax rolls as well as a number of new things that will be upcoming. Zwayer did indicate that although he would be returning some money to the board, it probably will not be as much as has been in years past. Last year we gave back to the board about $650,000, he said. But with the tax roll shrinking, it is going to be less this year. He said that commissions from the tax rolls represents nearly 70 percent of the revenue for his office. The meeting will get underway at 5 p.m. Tuesday evening in the Highlands County Government Center. Page A8 News-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 www.newssun.com ROTARY CLUB OF SEBRING; 5.542"; 5"; Black; main A; 0 0 0 3 2 8 9 5 Stephenson Nelson ****; 7.444"; 5"; Black; obit page vets ad; 0 0 0 3 3 0 8 0 t ickets for all nine shows a re $70 for Tanglewood r esidents and $80 for nonr esidents. Upcoming shows are : Dec. 15 Tim W ilkins (comedian) &and K atie Brooks (variety v ocalist) Jan. 5 Ron Rich ( John Denver tribute) and S usan Hudson Carman ( country vocalist) Jan. 10-11 S howcase of 30-plus entert ainers Jan. 19 The C orvettes (doo-wop revue S how) Feb. 9 Staying Alive ( BeeGees tribute show) Feb. 23 Lucas Bohn ( comedian) and Cindy M iller (vocalist) March 9 Milt Abel C omedy and Will Yancy S how (variety vocalist) March 23 Voice P lay (acapella show) April 6 Dan St. Paul ( comedian) and Brian R oman (variety vocalist) Cheerleaders plan big sale LAKE PLACID The L ake Placid High School V arsity Cheerleading S quad will have a rumm age sale on Saturday and S unday, Dec. 7-8 at the M asonic Lodge, 102 N. M ain Ave. The squad is looking for v endors to rent space and s upport the LPHS Varsity C heer Squad. Rent is $25 ( twotable space) inside t he building, or $20 (twot able space) outside the b uilding. There is a limited n umber of tables provided ( first come first served). O thers will need to bring t heir tables. Contact Sharon Reid, Varsity Cheer coach, at 840-1379 or email Sharon@delrayplants.com.Dancers plan Spooktacular DanceLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers will be having their Halloween Spooktacular Dance at the Elks Hall in Lake Placid from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Costumes are optional, and there will be prizes forthe most ghoulish, most foolish, and themost Boo-tiful. The highlight of the evening will be the arrival of the Sebring members at 6:30 p.m. led by The Grim Reaper and The Wicked Witch of the North, (Stormy Thompson and Angie Greene) leading the group in their Black Maria (a hearse). They will be making a lot of noise asthey make their approach to Lake Placid. The pumpkin decorating contest is cancelled, there is too much going on. The Ladies of the Elks will have their snack bar open at 6 p.m. Pete Ruano will be the musician of the night, and will be playing music on the soft side for your dancing pleasure. There will be a free dance lesson in the lounge at 5:30-6:15 p.m. with instructors, Walt and Susan Mirasky lending a hand this month to help with the basics. Admission is $5 for LPBD members and $7 for non-members, and everyone is welcome. Continued from A2 Board member Parke Sutherland said the Southside CRAAdvisory Board had planned on a four-day event starting on Jan. 17, 2014, and ending on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 20. However, approximately 25 community members at the special meeting said they want a one-day event on Jan 20. The voice from the majority of the community, those present, is that they wanted to take back the running of the Martin Luther King Jr. events, Sutherland said. They also want to reroute the parade. For the past two years, it started at Museum Avenue and then followed Main Street to Memorial Field, he said. They would rather have the parade march through the Southside community. The CRABoard asked community leaders to submit a proposal for the event, including any funding requests, in time for the boards regular meeting Oct. 28. At previous meetings of the advisory board, community members objected to the CRAplans which included a $10,000 budget and fundraiser on Nov. 1 on the basis that it made the event more of a carnival than an remembrance. They also objected to the high budget, stating those funds would be better served providing home repairs and infrastructure improvements in the Southside CRAdistrict. Arnold Davis, advisory board alternate, had submitted a request for a small( $3,000 or less) event to the advisory board. He was not available for comment Friday. However, Advisory Board Chairman Gerald Snell, who had originally supported the four-day event, told the City Council on Monday and the CRAboard on Thursday that he fully supported the CRAboards decision. Its all volunteers, and Im OK with that, he said in a phone interview Friday. The advisory board would still be meeting on Nov. 14, the second Thursday of the month, he said, if any one has requests for facade grants and other improvements to the Southside district. Administrative Services Director Maria Sutherland told the advisory board at previous meetings that the CRAhad already spent $3,500 to hire Travis Garcia as the event planner and $1,800-$2,000 to bring artist James Hahn to do a live-painting fundraiser on Nov. 1 at the Jacaranda Hotel. The fundraiser was meant to help offset the costs of the four-day event, since projected revenue from the event was estimated at $6,000 at $25 per ticket. Snell said, as far as he knew, the fundraiser was still scheduled and could easily pay for the communitys funding request, with a surplus. Continued from A1 Continued from A1 Fisher MARYB. DILLEY Mary B. Dilley, age 86, p assed away Thursday, Oct. 1 7, 2013 in Sebring. She was born in Urbana, O hio. Mrs. Dilley was a s chool teacher having taught a t Sun N Lake, Woodlawn a nd Avon Elementary for 43 y ears. She was a graduate of C apital University in C olumbus, Ohio, of the L utheran faith and had been a resident of Highlands C ounty since 1952, coming f rom St. Paris, Ohio. Mrs. Dilley is survived by h er husband, Roland L. Dilley of Sebring; son James R. Dilley (Linda) of Avon Park; daughters Nancy Bradley (Ward) of Sebring and Fran Phillips of Avon Park; seven grandchildren and thre great-grandchildren. Aprivate family service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Road, Sebring, Florida 33870. Arrangements entrusted to StephensonNelson Funeral Home in Avon Park. D eath noticeLewis ATaylor, 84, of Sebring, Florida passed away on T uesday, September 24, 2013. Arrangements were entrusted t o Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood. Obituaries County Commission meets Tuesday Community Briefs MLK Day celebration to be smaller in AP rf By TAMARALUSH Associated PressST. PETERSBURG Senior U.S. House Republican Bill Young was being remembered as a defense hawk, with a passion for looking after the needs of men and women in uniform and those of his constituents back in Florida. Young died Friday at age 82, a week after announcing from his hospital bed that he wouldnt seek a 23rd term. Its only been a week since we began trying to imagine the House without Bill Young an impossible task in its own right and now he is gone, House Speaker John Boehner, said in a statement. In our sorrow, we recall how not a day went by without a colleague seeking Bills counsel as he sat on his perch in the corner of the House floor. Looking out for our men and women in uniform was his lifes work, and no one was better at it. No one was kinder, too. Florida was always top priority. Young brought hundreds of millions of dollars in earmarks back to the Tampa Bay area in his 43 years in Congress, and built up a defense contracting industry in the region, creating jobs and stirring the economy. His loss is a great one for his constituents, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., said in a statement. For over 13 years, I considered Bill to be a dear friend and a colleague that could always be counted on to provide sage advice based on decades of experience. First elected to the House in 1970, Young was one of the strongest supporters in Congress of defense. So he made headlines in 2012 when he said the United States should withdraw its forces from Afghanistan. Young told The Associated Press at the time that were killing kids who dont need to die, and reflected the growing weariness with a conflict that had dragged on for more than a decade. Young, who had been involved in Florida politics since 1957, was considered the elder statesman of the states Republican Party and in the U.S. House of Representatives. In recent years, Young became increasingly frail and relied on a wheelchair. He was quoted by The Tampa Tribune recently as saying that his decision to retire an d not seek re-election in 2014 was based on both his healt h and a desire to spend more time with his family. His chief of staff, Harry Glenn, said in an email that Young died at 6:50 p.m. at Walter Reed Medical Cente r in Bethesda, Md. APphoto Rep. C.W. Bill Young, Florida's longest-serving member of Congress and a defense hawk who was influential on military spending during his 43 years in Washington, died Friday. He was 82. Bill Young remembered for his 43 years in Congress
www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 20, 2013Page A9 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-407 Division Probate IN RE:ESTATE OF ALBERT LOUIS SCARPATI, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ALBERT LOUIS SCARPATI,deceased,whose date of death was August 7,2013,and whose social security number is XXX-XX-7501,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COP Y 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NUMBER:GCS 13-21 HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. ISABEL VIERA,an unmarried woman, if alive and if not,her unknown spouse, heirs,devisees,grantees,creditors, or other parties claiming by,through, under or against ISABEL VIERA and all claimants under any of such party; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final judgment of foreclosure entered in the abovetitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida, described as: The Property:4105 Sebring Avenue,Sebring,FL 33875 Lot 27,Block 146,LAKEWOOD TERRACES,SHEET NO.3,according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2,Page 94, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Tax I.D.number is C-02-35-28-050-1460-0720 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder for cash,in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue,in Sebring,Florida at 11:00 A.M.on the 15th day of November,2013. SIGNED this 10th day of October,2013. (SEAL) ROBERT W.GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY:/s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Cler k 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,(9410 534-4690,within two (2) working days of publication of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (941) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8770. October 20,27,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.:28-2012-CA-000799 DIVISION: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWMB S,INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-OA1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OA1, Plaintiff, vs. SHAWN T.TOLER,et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated September 23,2013 and entered in Case No.28-2012-CA-000799 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida wherei THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWMB S,INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-OA1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OA1,is the Plaintiff and SHAWN T.TOLER; ELIZABETH R.TOLER; RICHARD E.TOLER; are the Defendants,The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE,430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM,on the 31st day of December,2013,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 22,BLOCK 255,SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES,SECTION 20,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 89,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 100 DREAMTIME AVENUE,LAKE PLACID,FL 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on September 24,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates,P.L. P.O.Box 25018 Tampa,Florida 33622-5018 F12011859 COUNTRY-CONV-R-vocasio-Team 2-F12011859 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act,persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates,P.A.,P.O.Box 25018,Tampa, FL 33622-5018,telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding.If hearing impaired,(TDD) 1-800-955-8771,or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770,via Florida Relay Service. October 13,20,2013 agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates,P.A.,P.O.Box 25018,Tampa, FL 33622-5018,telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding.If hearing impaired,(TDD) 1-800-955-8771,or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770,via Florida Relay Service. October 13,20,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.:28-2012-CA-000266 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK,NA, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN M.TANNER,et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale dated September 4,2013 and entered in Case No.28-2012-CA-000266 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,NA is the Plaintiff and JOHN M.TANNER; MELISSA S.TANNER; are the Defendants,The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM,on the 3rd day of December,2013,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 1,BLOCK 4,WEST SEBRING ESTATES SECTION A,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,PAGE 3,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 3610 ABERDEEN AVENUE,SEBRING,FL 33875-4402 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on September 4,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates,P.L. P.O.Box 25018 Tampa,Florida 33622-5018 F12001044 WELLSLPS-SPECFHLMC-R-bmeliette-Team 1-F12001044 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act,persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida described as: LOT 13,IN BLOCK 11,OF VACATION ESTATES,AS PER PLAT THEREOF,RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGE 11,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as:1506 LAKE CLAY DRIVE,LAKE PLACID,FL 33852; 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 December 31,2013 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 27th day of September,2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W.GERMAINE By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 320400/1102960/rph October 13,20,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:28-2012-CA-001115 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. KURT M.LACKORE /AK/A KURT LACKORE, TARA LACKORE 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 September 27,2013, IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:28-2012-CA-001105 CENLAR FSB Plaintiff, vs. JONATHAN GABRIEL ATWELL A/K/A JONATHAN ATWELL,HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA,SONYA CHAVEZ,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 16,2013,in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County,Florida,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida described as: LOT 16,BLOCK 124,LA PALOMA SUBDIVISION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 44,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. and commonly known as:321 HEMLOCK AVE,SEBRING,FL 33870; 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 14,2013 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 16th day of October,2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W.GERMAINE By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 327470/1216950/tio October 20,27,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.2012-CA-000373 SUNTRUST MORTGAGE,INC., Plaintiff, vs. DONNA L.SCHROCK AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO THE FLOSSIE JANE WILLIAMS REVOCABLE TRUST UTD 07/03/09; SUNTRUST BANK; UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE FLOSSIE JANE WILLIAMS REVOCABLE TRUST UTD 07/03/09; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; 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 6,BLOCK 2 OF TEMPLE TERRACE,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGE 36,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A -22 MIAMI DR.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 8th day of Octoberr,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. 141187 dcs October 13,20,2013 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 72,BUILDING A A/K/A LOT 72A,LAS VILLAS AT KENILWORTH SUBDIVISION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 17,PAGE 3,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A -1412 Las Villas Blvd.Sebring,FL 33870 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 8th 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. 121654 dcs October 13,20,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.28-2012-CA-000188 EVERBANK, Plaintiff, vs. LEE F.ROSS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LEE F. ROSS; TONI L.BENCHINA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TONI L.BENCHINA; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S),IF REMARRIED,AND IF DECEASED,THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES,ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS,LIENORS,AND TRUSTEES,AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); FLORIDA HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION N/K/A FLORIDA HOMELOAN CORPORATION; LAS VILLAS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION,INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING,TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES,ASSIGNEES,CREDITORS, LIENORS,OR TUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER,OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.:10-000742-GCS GOSHEN MORTGAGE LLC.As Separate Trustee for GDBT I Trust 2011-1 Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM J.MALANOT,CAROLE A. MALANOT,AVON PARK LAKES ASSOCIATION,CAPITAL ONE BANK,RJM ACQUISITIONS LLC,PALISADES COLLECTION,LLC,UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Publish in THE NEWS-SUN NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Stipulated and Agreed Final In Rem Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 24, 2013,and entered in Case No. 10-000742-GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit,in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida,where in GOSHEN MORTGAGE LLC.As Separate Trustee for GDBT I Trust 2011-1,Plaintiff and WILLIAM J. MALANOT,CAROLE A.MALANOT,AVON PARK LAKES ASSOCIATION,CAPITAL ONE BANK,RJM ACQUISITIONS LLC,PALISADES COLLECTION,LLC,UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,Defendant,I will to the highest bidder for cash on December 2,2013,at 11:00AM,AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT,430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FLORIDA 33870,the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment lying and being situate in HIGHLANDS County,Florida,to wit: Lots 2254 through 2259,all inclusive, and Lots 2285 through 2288,all inclusive, AVON PARK LAKES,UNIT 7,according to the Plat thereof,as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 98,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. and Lots 2260 through 2263,all inclusive, AVON PARK LAKES,UNIT 7,according to the Plat thereof,as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 98,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. THE CLERK SHALL RECEIVE A SERVICE CHARGE OF UP TO $70 FOR SERVICES IN MAKING,RECORDING,AND CERTIFYING THE SALE AND TITLE THAT SHALL BE ASSESSED AS COSTS.THE COURT,IN ITS DISCRETION, MAY ENLARGE THE TIME OF THE SALE.NOTICE OF THE CHANGED TIME OF SALE SHALL BE PUBLISHED AS PROVIDED HEREIN. DATED this 25th day of September,2013. Robert W.Germaine CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 11-020376-FC-MC October 13,20,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.28-2010-CA-000745 BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., PLAINTIFF, VS. CAROLYN B.RZESZEWICZ,ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 29,2013,in the above action,I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Highlands, Florida,on December 31,2013,at 11:00 AM,at Basement of courthouse in Jury Assembly Room 430 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870 for the following described property: LOT 5,6,19 AND 20,BLOCK 87,RED HILL FARMS SUBDIVISION,SECTION 18,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1,PAGE 60,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.The Court,in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale.Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED:August 30,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of the Court Prepared by: Gladstone Law Group,P.A. 1499 W.Palmetto Park Rd.,Suite 300 Boca Raton,FL 33486 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,255 North Broadway Avenue,Bartow,FL 33830 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711. File #10-002019 October 13,20,2013 after the sale. Witness,my hand and seal of this court on the 8th day of Octoberr,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. 104717 dcs October 13,20,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.12-542-GCS LPP MORTGAGE LTD., Plaintiff, vs. DON KECK; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DON KECK; CATHERINE E.KECK A/K/A CATHY KECK; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CATHERINE E. KECK A/K/A CATHY KECK; IF LIVING,INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S),IF REMARRIED,AND IF DECEASED,THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES,ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS,LIENORS,AND TRUSTEES,AND A LL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); HIGHLANDS COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS; PLACID LAKES HOME AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING,TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, A SSIGNEES,CREDITORS,LIENORS,OR TUSTEES 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: PARCEL I LOTS 29 AND 30,BLOCK 43,PLACID LAKES SECTION 5,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 65,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. PARCEL II LOT 3,BLOCK 22,HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES SECTION C,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4,PAGE 69,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. A /K/A -341 Johnson Ave Ne. 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:2012-CA-000006 BANK OF AMERICA,N.A.,SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING,LP,FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP Plaintiff, -vs.Gregg S.Foster and Brenda M.Foster, Husband and Wife; Lake Park Village Condominium Association,Inc.; Unknown Parties in Possession #1,If living,and all Unknown Parties claiming by,through,under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse,Heirs,Devisees,Grantees,or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2,If living,and all Unknown Parties claiming by,through,under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive,whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse,Heirs,Devisees,Grantees,or Other Claimants Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated October 8,2013,entered in Civil Case No.2012-CA-000006 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein BANK OF AMERICA,N.A.,SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP,FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP,Plaintiff and Gregg S.Foster and Brenda M.Foster,Husband and Wife are defendant(s),I,Clerk of Court,ROBERT W. GERMAINE,will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash,AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M.,November 13,2013,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to-wit: CONDOMINIUM PARCEL KNOWN AS UNIT 6-C,BUILDING 6,OF LAKE PARK VILLAGE CONDOMINIUM PHASE II,A CONDOMINIUM, A CCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM THEREOF,RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1478,PAGE 1233,AND ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA.TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS APPURTENANT THERETO. A NY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring, Florida 33870,telephone (863) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W.GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County,Florida By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court A TTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO,FISHMAN & GACHE',LLP 2424 North Federal Highway,Suite 360 Boca Raton,Florida 33431 (561)998-6700 (561) 998-6707 10-202241 FC91 CWF October 20,27,2013SUBSCRIBE TO THE NEWS-SUN CALL 385-6155HIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFFS DEPT. 3X10.5 AD # 00033024
Page A10News-SunSunday, October 20, 2013www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:09000635GCS BANK OF AMERICA,N.A.SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING,L.P. Plaintiff, vs. MERLIN R.BURGESS,et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated October 8,2013,and entered in Case No.09000635GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS COUNTY,Florida,wherein BANK OF AMERICA,N.A.SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING,LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING,L.P.,is Plaintiff,and MERLIN R.BURGESS,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 12th day of November,2013,the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 10,IN BLOCK 242,OF SEBRING HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2,PAGE 2,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 8th 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 #12032 October 13,20,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.12-985-GCS BANESCO USA, Plaintiff, vs. MARIE DENISE MATHURIN, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARIE DENISE MATHURIN,MONHAND MATHURIN,AVON PARK LAKES A SSOCIATION and UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in this cause,in the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida,Robert W.Germaine,the Clerk of Courts of Highlands County,Florida will sell the following property situated in Highlands County,Florida: Lot 8478 through 8482,AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO.26,according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 25,Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. at public sale,to the highest and best bidder, for cash,at public sale on December 3, 2013,at 11:00 a.m.in the Jury Assembly Room,Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870. A 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. ROBERT W.GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk M0587238.1 October 13,20,2013 NOTICE OF LANDOWNERS MEETING AND THE ELECTION OF ONE SUPERVISOR FOR THE SPRING LAKE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT The Spring Lake Improvement District will conduct a Landowners Meeting on Wednesday,November 13, 2013,10:00 a.m.at the District Office,115 Spring Lake Boulevard,Sebring,Florida 33876.An election shall be held for the purpose of electing ONE Supervisor to a Board of five Supervisors for a term expiring on the regular meeting date in November,2016 in accordance with the Florida Statutes,Chapter 90-434.The Landowners may vote in person or by proxy,in writing; Proxies are available at the District Office.At said meeting each landowner shall be entitled to cast one vote per acre of land owned and located within the District.Fractions of an acre shall be treated as one acre,entitling the landowners to one vote with respect thereto.The person receiving the highest number of votes for the office of Supervisor shall be declared elected.In addition to the voting,any other business relating to the Spring Lake Improvement District as may properly come before the meeting will be heard. EACH PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO A NY MATTER CONSIDERED AT MEETINGS IS ADV ISED THAT PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE,INCLUDING THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Joseph DeCerbo District Manager October 20,27,and November 3,2013 NOTICE OF SALE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO A manda Seloover that on 10/29/2013 at 11am at Dwight's Mini Storage at 1112 Persimmon Ave.Sebring,FL 33870.The personal property in Unit #39 of Amanda Seloover will be sold or disposed of PURSUANT TO F.S.83.806(4). October 20,27,2013 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 ABOVE,IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is October 20,2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Joan B.Scarpati 3141 Lakeview Drive Sebring,FL 33870 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ Robert E.Livingston Florida Bar No.0031259 445 S.Commerce Avenue Sebring,Florida 33870 Telephone:(863) 385-5156 October 20,27,2013 1050LegalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404
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If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified 1100AnnouncementsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:2011-CA-000897 BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, -vs.Gregg S.Foster and Brenda Marie Foster a/k/a Brenda Foster,Husband and Wife; Unknown Parties in Possession #1,If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through,under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive,whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse,Heirs,Devisees, Grantees,or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2,If living,and all Unknown Parties claiming by,through,under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse,Heirs,Devisees,Grantees,or Other Claimants Defendant(s). 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Inside This Section LP swim breaks three records .B3 UCF stuns Louisville . . .B3 This date in baseball . . .B4 News-Sun Sunday, October 20, 2013 BSection Sports BRITTANYWHITTINGTON News-Sun correspondentSEBRING It was an e motional night in the Blue S treak gym as the Lady S treaks welcomed back the A von Park Lady Red Devils b ack for the final time this s eason. Not only was it the final h ome game for the Streaks, b ut it was also Senior Night. Coming off of an emotiona l loss Tuesday night to the G reen Dragons, the two S ebring seniors, Jordan H inkle and Lindsey W hittington, did not want to r emember their senior regul ar season end with two losse s to county rivals. After being swept by the D ragons, the Streaks flipped t he script Thursday and stepped up to sweep the Devils. Its just frustrating, I feel like we never really got going tonight. I dont think we ever had focus, said Avon Park head coach Shane Wirries. The Streaks were off to a booming start with senior leader Hinkle at the front laying down kill after kill and forcing Avon Park to call a timeout down 5-0. ADevil kill put them up on the board for the first time right after the timeout. And this seemed to have given the Red Devils a shift in momentum as they started to close the gap on Sebring to an 11-10 lead, until a Hannah Gotsch kill tied the score at 11. Kills by Marina Torres and Harley Hutzinger put the Devils just one point behind the Streaks 18-17. Atricky tip by Hinkle pushed Sebrings lead to 2218, forcing Avon Park to use their second timeout. With Hinkle bringing in point after point, she was a key weapon Whittington used to keep her offense on top. Another Hinkle tip followed by a kill would end the set 25-18 with the Streaks on top. The Devils would be first on the board at the beginning of the second set as the two teams battled for the lead back and forth. An Imani Tate kill would decrease Sebrings lead over Avon Park by one 13-12. The Blue Streaks began to pull away by three, forcing the Red Devils to call a timeout at 17-14. An ace then kill by Hinkle would make the score 20-14. Astuffed block between Whittington and Cailyn Webb would add a point making the score 21-15. Another kill by Hinkle would add another point. With the Streaks within one point of stealing the second set Torres served an ace for the Devils keeping them alive 24-21. Asmart roll shot taken by Otaysha Smith would add another point 24-22, but a missed serve would end the Lady Streaks snap back, take Senior Night sweep Dan Hoehne/News-S un Jordan Hinkle came up big on Senior Night in helping the Streaks get past Avon Park. See SEBRING, B4 Dan Hoehne/News-S un The junior Blue Streak defense dodged some bullets and stayed strong throughout Thursday nights 8-7 win over Clewiston to close their season out undefeated for the second year in a row. By DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING One might c all it a junior varsity d ynasty as the Sebring JV f ootball team finished off t heir second straight undef eated season Thursday night w ith a grueling, 8-7 win over v isiting Clewiston. The Tigers came in with j ust one loss on the season t hemselves and would not m ake for an easy match. This is a big night for t hese kids, theyre part of s omething special here, h ead coach Dustin Woods s aid before the game. And i t wont be easy. These are t wo quality football teams g oing at it. But it was the junior Blue S treaks who jumped out quickly as, just over three minutes into the contest, running back Jalen Williams knifed through the line and broke into the open for a 45yard touchdown run. Quarterback Bobby Mathis then bulled into the end zone for what would turn out to be a crucial twopoint conversion. Clewiston then got their own drive going and were looking to match Sebrings score, but Jordan Acevedo stepped in front of a Tiger pass at the 11-yard line for an interception to thwart the threat. After trading possessions that moved the game into the second quarter, the Streaks faced a fourth down and set up to punt. But Clewiston broke through the protection, blocked the attempted boot and were able to corral the loose ball and take it 40 yards for a score. And while they matched Sebrings touchdown, for the extra point, the Tigers went more traditional and booted it through the uprights to narrow the gap to 8-7. The Streaks were able to dodge a couple bullets as Clewiston rode some big plays and seemed on the verge of scoring later in the period. They did reach the end zone on one play, in fact, but a penalty brought it back. Defensive back Wyatt Kinslow then halted the Junior Streaks stay unbeaten See STREAKS, B3 Paul Crate/News-Chief Blue Streak quarterback Jair Watson fires downfield Friday night, but the offense wouldnt be able to get much going in the 46-0 loss at Winter Haven. By HANNAH WALLER News-Sun correspondentCLEWISTON Dragons are fairy tales, a Clewiston sign read, proven false after the Friday night football game between the Lake Placid Dragons and the Clewiston Tigers. Although a final score of 46-3 in favor of the Tigers did little to prove this, the Dragons surely gave the Tigers a run for their money. Almost three minutes into the first quarter the Tigers crossed into the end zone with a touchdown by Lenorris Gaines, followed by an extra point kick by Brandon Torres. With a score of 7-0, it was the Dragonsturn to receive the kickoff, which Lake Placids Marquavein Copeland did and more. Copeland ran it back 55 yards and was barely stopped from running the leftover 45 yards by a Clewiston defender. Afumble a few plays later by the Dragons stopped their progressive run short, however. At the 3:37 mark of the first quarter the Tigers scored again when Derry West ran in the ball, making the score 14-0. The Tigers managed to squeeze in one more touchdown before the time ran out for the first quarter when Clewistons Tyrin Summers ran in a touchdown. With a 21-0 lead at the start of the second quarter, the Tigers switched to defense as the Dragons came in ready to score. Runs by Foster Walker and Copeland pushed the Tigers back bu t werent enough to make it to the end zone. After a punt by Eldon McKenzie, the Dragon defense came onto the field. Tackles by Malachi McLean, Nick Tuason, Tyler Farmer and Isaiah Velazquez put the pressure on the Tigers and resulted in an interce ption by the Dragons. Though they couldnt seem to reach the end zone, the Dragons Jorge Godinez kicked a field goal that finally put the Dragons on the scoreboard. Tigers too much for Dragons See DRAGONS, B4 Dan Hoehne/News-Sun fil es Alfred Brown ran for two scores and threw for another, but Avon Parks late comeback came up short Friday night. By DAN HOEHNE email@example.comAll season long, Avon Park head coach Wade Jackson has been looking for that spark. That big play that builds into another and soon becomes the norm, with wins following soon after. They didnt quite get there Friday night, but the Red Devils made some big steps in that direction as they fell just short against LaBelle, 31-28. Things didnt start off too well as a 12-yard gain on the Cowboys first play was extended by a horse collar penalty, and on the next play, running back Danny Robinson took it in from the 19 for a 7-0 lead. But the Devils quickly answered back and showed this was going to be a battle throughout. An 11-play drive was capped off by a one-yard Alfred Brown plunge at the 5:22 mark to tie it up after Brooks Whiddens extra point kick sailed true. LaBelle then stuck to Red Devil rally falls just short See DEVILS, B4 By BILLKEMP Ledger Media GroupWINTER HAVEN D efense wins championships b ut special teams had a big s ay in this one. Winter Haven sprinted a way with the District 11-6A c hampionship with one d istrict game still remaining o n its schedule with a 43-0 w in over Sebring in front of 2 ,100 homecoming fans F riday at Denison Stadium. The Blue Devils had 14-0 l ead before their offense e ver stepped on the field, c ourtesy of 56-yard punt r eturn by Kendrick Holland a nd a 71-yard punt return by D Angelo Gaines after S ebrings offense was s tymied and forced to punt o n its first two possessions. Sebring went to punt a gain on its third possession b ut the snap sailed away f rom the punter and Winter H aven recovered on the Blue S treaks14-yard line. Two plays later, Mario Leonard scored on a 3-yard run to give Winter Haven a commanding 21-0 first quarter lead. We wanted to clinch district so we wanted to put the game away early, Holland said. It was crazy. We wanted to get another (punt return) and keep it going and keep our offense off the field the whole game. Winter Haven scored two more times in the second quarter on a 3-yard run by Holland and a 23-yard pass from Darian Mills to Darius James to take a 36-0 halftime lead and force a second-half running clock. Through it all, Winter Havens defense held Sebring to 97 yards of total offense and picked up the shutout. Defense is about a mindset, Winter Haven head W inter Haven sprints past Blue Streaks See LOSS, B4
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-214-3996. Please preregister by October 21.Youth BasketballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis conducting a sign up for their Youth Basketball League ages 4-15. Questions please call 382-9622.SFSC Lady Panther Volleyball Digs PinkAVON PARK South Florida State Colleges Lady Panther volleyball teams Dig Pink match will continue its quest to raise breast cancer awareness by donating all proceeds to the Project Athena Foundation. The Lady PanthersDig Pink volleyball game will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m., versus Webber International University, SFSC Panther Gym, Highlands Campus. Admission is free. Donations to the Project Athena Foundation will be accepted and can be made at the rally by check or money order. One hundred percent of all donations made to Project Athena Foundation will be used to help survivors live their dreams.Lake June West Golf Club closed for nowLAKE PLACID Achange in ownership has the Lake June West Golf and Athletic Club closed for the time being. New owners Lane and Whitney Petersen of Coral Springs are taking the time for overall course renovations and equipment additions. Petersen, a contractor who also has a townhome near the course, is eyeing a Monday, Nov. 11, grand re-opening, wi th a potential soft opening the weekend before.Panther Fall Hitting CampAVONPARK South Florida State College will be hosting the 2013 Fall Baseball Hitting Camp on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 8:30 a.m.-Noon. The camp is for players ages 5-14, with a cost of $30 for the day. Campers will get hitting instructions from SFSC head coach Rick Hitt, assistant coach Andy Polk and various Panther players. There will be separate stations for the campers to go through and a game will be played. Register on site, or pre-register by calling the SFSC athletic office at 7847035.Lake Placid Youth Baseball, Softball meetingLAKEPLACID Lake Placid Youth Baseball and Softball are holding a mee ting on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Lake June Sports Complex, upstairs in the board room. Anyone is invited to attend. Arevision of the By-Laws will be done at this meeting.19th Annual Bill Jarrett Ford 5K/10K Run/WalkSEBRING Join the Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Foundation as they host the 19th Annual Bill Jarrett Ford 5K Run/Walk and 10K. This premier run will be held on Sunday, Nov. 17, at Florida Hospital Sebring and everyone is invited to register. Race registration opens at 6:30 a.m. and the run will start at 7:30 a.m. The tax deductible registration fee is $20 for all participants. Kids six and under are free. The first 400 registrants will receive a dri-fit long sleeve shirt. To register for the 5K/10K, log on to http://bit.ly/Gala5K. Registrations received after Novembe r 13 and on the day of the race will not b e timed. Please join us for this fundraiser benefiting the Florida Hospital Sebring Pediatric Unit and Florida Hospital Wauchula Linda Adler Mammography Center. For more information about this event or to donate, please contact the Foundation at (863) 402-5525. LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)AMERICAN LEAGUEAll games televised by Fox Boston 3, Detroit 2 Detroit 1, Boston 0 Boston 6, Detroit 5 Boston 1, Detroit 0 Wednesday: Detroit 7, Boston 3 Thursday: Boston 4, Detroit 3 Saturday: Detroit at Boston, late x-Sunday, Oct. 20: Detroit at Boston, 8:07 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEAll games televised by TBS St. Louis 4, Los Angeles 2 St. Louis 3, Los Angeles 2, 13 innings St. Louis 1, Los Angeles 0 Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 0 St. Louis 4, Los Angeles 2 Wednesday: Los Angeles 6, St. Louis 4 Friday: St. Louis 9, Los Angeles 0WORLD SERIES (Best-of-7)All games televised by Fox St. Louis vs. Boston-Detroit winner Wednesday, Oct. 23: St. Louis at Boston-Detroit winner, 8:07 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24: St. Louis at BostonDetroit winner, 8:07 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26: Boston-Detroit winner at St. Louis, 8:07 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27: Boston-Detroit winner at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. x-Monday, Oct. 28: Boston-Detroit winner at St. Louis, 8:07 p.m. x-Wednesday, Oct. 30: St. Louis at Boston-Detroit winner, 8:07 p.m. x-Thursday, Oct. 31: St. Louis at Boston-Detroit winner, 8:07 p.m.AMERICAN 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 Seattle610.857191116 San Francisco420.667145118 St. Louis330.500141154 Arizona340.429133161 ___ Thursdays Game Seattle 34, Arizona 22 Sundays Games 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 Mondays Game Minnesota at N.Y. Giants, 8:40 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Detroit620122218 Toronto620122919 Montreal520102513 Tampa Bay520102616 Boston42081510 Ottawa32282021 Florida26041831 Buffalo17131124 Metropolitan Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh610122716 Carolina32391823 N.Y. Islanders32282219 N.Y. Rangers24041125 Columbus24041517 Washington25041724 New Jersey04331326 Philadelphia17021124WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Colorado610122310 St. Louis511112719 Chicago412102018 Winnipeg44082122 Minnesota33281820 Nashville33171420 Dallas33061517 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA San Jose601133313 Anaheim610122416 Vancouver530102322 Phoenix422102224 Los Angeles530101920 Calgary31282020 Edmonton16132335 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Fridays Games Winnipeg 4, St. Louis 3, SO Anaheim 3, Phoenix 2, SO Saturdays Games Vancouver at Pittsburgh, late Edmonton at Ottawa, late Colorado at Buffalo, late Nashville at Montreal, late Boston at Tampa Bay, late Minnesota at Florida, late N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, late Carolina at N.Y. Islanders, late Columbus at Washington, late Toronto at Chicago, late Detroit at Phoenix, late Calgary at San Jose, late Dallas at Los Angeles, late Sundays Games Vancouver at Columbus, 6 p.m. Nashville at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. Dallas at Anaheim, 8 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA x-Sporting KC16107554529 x-New York1598535039 Houston13109483937 Montreal13127464847 Chicago13127464447 Philadelphia121010464040 New England12119454536 Columbus12155414042 Toronto FC51611262946 D.C.3237162157WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Portland13514534933 Real Salt Lake15107525540 Los Angeles15116515237 Seattle15116514139 Colorado13109484233 San Jose13118473341 Vancouver12119454842 FC Dallas101111414550 Chivas USA6188262960 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. xclinched playoff berth ___ Fridays Game Sporting Kansas City 1, D.C. United 0 Saturdays Games Philadelphia at Montreal, late Seattle FC at FC Dallas, late Vancouver at Colorado, late Columbus at New England, late Toronto FC at Chicago, late Real Salt Lake at Portland, late Sundays Games New York at Houston, 4 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto 41.800 Brooklyn41.800 New York22.5001.5 Philadelphia13.2502.5 Boston 15.1673.5 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 32.600 Charlotte32.600 Washington13.2501.5 Atlanta 13.2501.5 Orlando 14.2002 Central Division WLPctGB Chicago 501.000 Cleveland31.7501.5 Detroit 13.2503.5 Milwaukee04.0004.5 Indiana 05.0005WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB New Orleans501.000 Houston31.7501.5 Dallas 22.5002.5 Memphis22.5002.5 San Antonio12.3333 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City21.667 Minnesota21.667 Portland32.600 Denver 22.500.5 Utah 13.2501.5 Pacific Division WLPctGB Sacramento31.750 Golden State32.600.5 L.A. Clippers32.600.5 Phoenix 22.5001 L.A. Lakers24.3332 ___ Fridays Games Golden State 115, L.A. Lakers 89 Memphis 97, Orlando 91 Chicago 103, Indiana 98 Portland 94, L.A. Clippers 84 Saturdays Games Washington vs. New Orleans, late Dallas vs. Charlotte, late San Antonio at Miami, late Indiana at Cleveland, late Denver vs. L.A. Clippers, late Sundays Games Memphis at Atlanta, 3 p.m. Detroit at Orlando, 6 p.m. Boston vs. Minnesota at Montreal, Quebec, 6 p.m. Utah at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. Sacramento at Portland, 9 p.m.BASEBALLMajor League Baseball MLBSuspended Tampa Bay minor league RHP Taylor Guerrieri (Bowling Green-MWL) 50 games after a second positive test for a drug of abuse under baseball's minor league drug program. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TUESDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,McKeel Academy,TBD; Swim at District Meet,Winter Haven,TBD WEDNESDAY: Cross Country at District Meet,Tenoroc,5 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,McKeel Academy,TBD Sebring MONDAY: Boys Golf host Region 6-2A Tournament,Sun N Lake,8:30 a.m.; Girls Golf hosts Region 6-2A Tournament,Highlands Ridge North,9 a.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,Lemon Bay,7 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,Lemon Bay,7 p.m. SFSC TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Florida College,7 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball vs.Webber International JV,7 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball vs.Florida Chrisitan College,doubleheader,4 p.m. SATURDAY: Volleyball vs.Daytona State,1 p.m. Avon Park MONDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,McKeel Academy,TBD; Swim hosts District 9-2A Meet,Diving,9 a.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,McKeel Academy,TBD; Swim hosts District 9-2A Meet,Swimming,9 a.m. WEDNESDAY: Cross Country at District Meet,Tenoroc,5 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,McKeel Academy,TBD W O M E N S S O C C E R S U N D A Y 1 : 3 0 p m InternationalFriendly USA vs. Australia N B C C H A M P I O N S L E A G U E S O C C E R T U E S D A Y 7 p m Celtic FC vs. AFC Ajax. . . . . . . . S U N W O M E N S C O L L E G E V O L L E Y B A L L S U N D A Y 3 p m Texas A&M at Auburn . . . . . . . S U N T U E S D A Y 1 1 a m Iowa State at Texas . . . . . . . . S U N C O L L E G E F O O T B A L L T U E S D A Y 8 p m Louisiana-Lafayette at Arkansas State. E S P N 2 M L B P L A Y O F F S S U N D A Y 7 p m Detroit at Boston, Game 7, if nec. . . . F O X Times, games, channels all subject to change S K A T I N G S U N D A Y 4 p m ISU Grand Prix Skate America . . . N B C A U T O R A C I N G S U N D A Y 2 p m NASCAR Camping World RV Sales 500. E S P N G O L F S U N D A Y 9 a m EuroPGA Perth International . . . . G O L F 1 1 a m LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship G O L F 2 p m PGA Greater Hickory Classic . . . . G O L F 5 p m PGA Shriners Hospitals for Children Open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G O L F M L S S U N D A Y 9 p m San Jose at Los Angeles . . . . . . E S P N N F L S U N D A Y 1 p m Buffalo at Miami . . . . . . . . . . C B S 1 p m Tampa Bay at Atlanta . . . . . . . . F O X 4 : 2 5 p m Baltimore at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . F O X 8 : 2 0 p m Denver at Indianapolis . . . . . . . N B C M O N D A Y 8 : 2 5 p m Minnesota at N.Y. Giants . . . . . . E S P N LIVESPORTSONTV MLB Playoffs NHL NFL MLS NBA Preseason Transactions Page B2 News-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 www.newssun.com
www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 Page B3 gala golf; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, gala golf; 0 0 0 3 2 6 6 4 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; oct ads; 0 0 0 3 2 6 6 6 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; oct ads p/u; 0 0 0 3 2 8 3 3 s et 25-22. Avon Park would score f irst again with a Tate kill p utting the Devils up 2-0. AMaci Harris kill foll owed by another halting b lock between Whittington a nd Webb would put the S treaks up 10-7 making the R ed Devils use a timeout. The Streaks would score w ith three more kills two for H inkle and one for Gotsch keeping them ahead of the Devils by one 19-18, but a Tate kill would tie the score at 19. AHinkle ace would boost Sebrings lead 22-19 before yet another Tate kill would close the gap by one. But the rest of the points would all be scored by Sebring, with three kills between Samantha Allison and Webb finishing the match off with a Gotsch ace, 25-21. With districts coming up for both teams, moods have gone from fun to serious. One thing that both Whittington and Hinkle have expressed about their senior year is to bring home a district championship. Our girls had gotten really serious, and Ive been trying to get them to loosen up more, Sebring head coach Venessa Sinness said. We just need to be positive going into districts. Continued from B1 Sebring gets set for districts By DAN HOEHNE email@example.comIn their final tune-up b efore next weeks district m eet, the Lake Placid swim t eam not only picked up a nother dominating win, but b roke three school records in t he process. Hosting Okeechobee T hursday, the Lady Dragons w on by a 210-84 score, w hile the boys cruised to a 2 09-94 win, for a team total v ictory of 419-178. As for the records, junior A nnie Weber-Callahan had a h and in each as she bested h er 500 Free seed time by n early 11 seconds to break t he school mark for that e vent. She then teamed up with S helby Allcorn, Claire L eBlanc and Katie Dye to b reak the record in the 200 F ree Relay, and then with L eBlanc, Dye and Robbye T eal to best the mark in the 4 00 Free Relay that they set t hemselves a week earlier. Elsewhere, the Dragons w on all but two of the events o n the day, as the Brahmans g ot wins from Michael M uros in the 200 Free and B randon Ball in the 50 Free. Otherwise, it was all Lake P lacid. They took the top three s pots on both the girls and b oys side of the 200 Medley Relay, with Teal, Callie Bobo, LeBlanc and Allcorn getting the win for the Lady Dragons, and Dalton Lambert, Brock Yates, Pierce Cloninger and Alex Miller winning for the boys. Dye and LeBlanc finished first and second in the Girls 200 Free and Courtney Sapp, Rachel Shattler and Eden Taylor went first through third in the 200 IM. Brown and Lambert got first and third on the boys side, and Allcorn won the Girls 50 Free in 28.27 seconds. Clay Sapp finished second in the Boys 50 Free with a time of 25.16, before the swimming events took a break for diving. There, Teal and Phoebe Phypers were less than one point apart for the girls, finishing with scores of 115.95 and 115.00, respectively, for first and second. Jarred Browning, Walker DeLoach and Garret Main then took the top three spots for the Lake Placid boys. Back to the swimming and it was back to Dragon wins, as Hali Pollard won the Girls 100 Fly, with Alexandria Griffin taking third. Peeples, Brown and Travis Russell were then first through third in the Boys 100 Fly, before Dye and Clay Sapp won both sides of the 100 Free. Then there was Callahan setting the record pace in the Girls 500 Free, with Pollard, LeBlanc and Phypers taking the next three spots behind her. Mason Million won the boys side of the event with a time of 5:46.97, with Hilton Teal taking third. After the girls set their record in the 200 Free Relay, the boys foursome of Peeples, Russell, Brown and Lambert got a win in the boys race. Teal then won the Girls 100 Back and Million, Hilton Teal, Clayton Waldron and Mason Allcorn finished first through fourth on the boys side. Shattler, Kasey Williams and Bobo went top three in the Girls 100 Breaststroke and Brandon Skeen and Clayton Main and Miller went first and third for the boys. Finishing off the meet, the Girls 400 Free Relay record fell for the win and Brown, Sapp, Russell and Lambert won the boys side of the event with a time of 3:47.45. The regular season now behind them, the swimming Dragons head to Winter Haven for the District 6-1A meet Wednesday. Dragons swim to win, break three records Courtesy photo Dragon junior Annie Weber-Callahan broke one record on her own Thursday, and was part of two more record-breaking relay teams in the win over Okeechobee. rfntbr By GARYB. GRAVES Associated PressLOUISVILLE, Ky. Eighth-ranked Louisville couldnt believe how it let Central Florida slip from its grasp. Twice. Credit UCF quarterback Blake Bortles and the Knights for not giving up after falling behind, resolve that toppled Teddy Bridgewater and the Cardinals. Bortles threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Jeff Godfrey with 23 seconds remaining and the Knights stunned the Cardinals with a 38-35 victory on Friday night, ending Louisvilles perfect start. Much of the season remains for the Cardinals (6-1, 2-1) to fulfill their goal of winning the inaugural American Athletic Conference title before heading to the Atlantic Coast Conference next year. It will just involve chasing the Knights (5-1, 2-0) after coming unraveled in the second half. Our goals are still there and we still have a chance to win the conference, Louisville coach Charlie Strong said. Now, were one win behind them (UCF). Weve got to continue to play well and get better. We can improve. The Knights meanwhile are eager to see if things can get better after mounting two huge comebacks to beat the highest-ranked team they have ever faced. I said, Lets get some 2-minute calls ready, Bortles said. We knew we were going to have to go 2minute. ... Our offensive line did a great job and our receivers did a great job of getting yards after the catch. Down 28-7 midway through the third quarter, the Knights responded with three touchdowns in a 7:22 span. Storm Johnson had a 1-yard TD run and a 20yard reception for another score, and William Stanback ran 12 yards for the tying TD. UCF then went in front on Shawn Moffitts 34-yard field goal with 7:36 remaining. Louisville reclaimed the lead on Dominique Browns 15-yard run with three minutes to go, but the Knights drove 75 yards in 11 plays to take the lead for good on BortlesTD and then held off the Cardinalscomebac k attempt. Bridgewater made one last desperate heave into the end zone as time expired, but the Heisman Trophy contender was unable to find anyone. The Knights then rushed the field in jubilation as a sma ll gathering of fans in one section chanted UCF, UCF! What can you say? It was a heck of a game, Knights coach George OLeary said. Both teams played their hearts out. That was a great drive and it was a great win in a tough environment. Obviously, its a big win. Its a big win because of the conference. We had great effort and great execution. ... We could have hung our heads, but we go t after it. Bortles finished 21 of 32 passing for 250 yards and two touchdowns while Johnson rushed for 109 yards and a TD on 18 carries, leading a spirited comeback during which th e Knights outgained the Cardinals 269-210 in the second half to finish with a 446-445 edge. UCF upsets No. 8 Louisville
Oct. 201910 Philadelphias J ack Coombs, on one day of r est, had a complete-game v ictory to beat the Chicago C ubs 12-5 and give the A thletics a 3-0 lead in the W orld Series. Coombs also h ad three hits and drove in t hree runs in the game. 1972 In the fifth game o f the World Series, Pete R ose of the Cincinnati Reds h omered on the first pitch of t he game from Oaklands C atfish Hunter, and the Reds w ent on to win 5-4. 1973 Reggie Jackson o f Oakland had RBI doubles i n the first and third innings t o lead the As to a 3-1 victor y over the New York Mets a nd set up a seventh game in t he World Series. 1982 The St. Louis C ardinals beat the M ilwaukee Brewers 6-3 in G ame 7 to win the World S eries. 1988 Orel Hershiser p itched a four-hitter and M ickey Hatcher and Mike D avis hit two-run homers to g ive the Los Angeles D odgers a 5-2 victory over t he Oakland Athletics and t he World Series title in five g ames. Hershiser became o nly the third player to win t he MVPin both the playoffs a nd the World Series. 1990 The Cincinnati R eds completed one of the b iggest upsets in baseball h istory, beating the Oakland Athletics 2-1 to win the World Series in four games. 1993 Devon Whites two-run triple capped a sixrun eighth inning as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied for a 15-14 victory over the Phillies and a 3-1 World Series lead. The 29 runs shattered the series record of 22 set in Game 2 in 1936, when the Yankees beat the New York Giants 18-4. It was also the longest nineinning game in series history 4 hours, 14 minutes. 2004 Just three outs from getting swept in the AL championship series three nights earlier, the Boston Red Sox finally beat the New York Yankees, winning Game 7 in a 10-3 shocker to become the first major league team to overcome a 3-0 postseason series deficit. Boston didnt need any lateinning dramatics as David Ortiz, the series MVP, started it with a two-run homer in the first off broken-down Kevin Brown, and Johnny Damon quieted Yankee Stadium in the second inning with a grand slam on Javier Vazquezs first pitch. Page B4 News-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 www.newssun.com AMERICAN GOLF CARTS; 7.444"; 6"; Black; oct ads; 0 0 0 3 2 6 7 4 sesame street; 5.542"; 9.5"; Black; sesam street trade; 0 0 0 3 2 8 5 5 DR. LEE, IKE; 1.736"; 3"; Black; 10/20/13; 0 0 0 3 3 0 5 9 The Tigers finished out t he first half with a score by K eylando Scott and another t ouchdown when the Tigers q uarterback Davis Witt f ound Gaineshands, making t he score 34-3. Though tackles by Chase G riffin and McLean slowed t he Tigers somewhat, it wasn t enough to keep C lewistons Derrick Jackson f rom receiving a touchdown p ass at the 4:21 mark. After Lake Placid blocked the extra point kick attempt, the score sat at 40-3. Afumble in the fourth quarter by the Dragons temporarily delayed them before the DragonsRamon Galaviz-Rinald recovered a Clewiston fumble a few plays later. The Dragon offense forward procession was shortlived before the Dragons had to punt once again. The final score of the night came at 4:30 when Clewistons Tyrone Washington locked in the score at 46-3. The Dragons kept fighting until the last few seconds when quarterback Robert Walton connected with Alec Sassin, but the clock ran out before the Dragons could progress further. The Dragons will be traveling to Bishop Verot next Friday, and between then and now will be working on being more physical and not putting the ball on the ground as much, said quarterback Walton. Continued from B1 the ground for most of their next drive, with one eightyard pass play amid a 13play drive that bridged into the second quarter. Robinson again took it in for the score, this time from five yards out, to put the Cowboys up 14-7 with 9:22 left in the half. Avon Park went three-andout on their next series, but Josh Jones came up with a big interception to get the ball right back. Then, just three plays later, the Devils tied it up on a Lauer Lewis touchdown from the two. The teams traded possessions, but LaBelle got one more short drive in that resulted in a 31-yard field goal at the buzzer for a 17-14 lead at the half. The third quarter was all Cowboys as they looked to run away with it, scoring twice one a 22-yard Robinson run and an 82-yard burst up the middle by Jerome Baxter. Weve been working on our tackling and thought we had that taken care of, Jackson said. But were still too timid with our tackling. Down 31-14 into the fourth, Avon Park soon made things interesting. A10-play drive saw a mix of runs and passes, with Brown connecting for 16 and nine yards to freshman Moses Satine and Ahmaad Smith, respectively, before finding Satine again for a 12yard touchdown. This moved the score to 31-21 with 2:41 left, with the Devils then giving themselves a chance when they pounced on the ensuing onside kick. After a couple of incomplete passes and a 13-yard loss, Brown broke off runs o f 24 and 30 yards to bring it t o the Cowboy one. Brown then burst in with 51.8 seconds left to narrow the gap to 31-28. Another onside kick was tried, but the ball was ruled touched by Avon Park befor e it had gone the necessary 10 yards, giving the ball to LaBelle. Two kneel downs later an d the final seconds ticked off the clock to end the game. Were still getting down too much after a bad play or a turnover, Jackson said. They need to realize that th e big play happens on the nex t play. But I saw a lot of good things, a lot of guys had rea lly nice games and Im happy with the freshmen we brought up, they really contributed. Continued from B1 Devils take steps forward c oach Charlie Tate said. And its nice when you get a shutout so you can start p reaching that this is how y ou are supposed to play. G ood defenses win football g ames not great offenses. Its n ice to watch offense, but d efense wins. So it was nice f or those guys to build some c onfidence. Five miles away Lake G ibson beat Lake Region 52-0 to ensure the Blue Devils would win the district championship tie-breaker even if they lose to Lake Region on Nov. 1. I think we are getting healthy at the right time and I think our momentum is where it needs to be. And I think the rest will do us good. Tate said. Sebring looked pretty good on film and they had some wins stacked on top of wins. But I was pleased with the way our kids came out tonight and set a tone. Special teams jumped on them. For the Streaks, the loss drops them to 5-2 overall and 1-1 in district play, giving them a chance still to reach the playoffs. They will host Lely Friday for their own Homecoming game and then host Lake Gibson the following week, where a win would get them into postseason play. Continued from B1 Loss does not end playoff hopes d rive with an interception to k eep the slim lead protected. And it turned into a defens ive slugfest from that point o n, with Sebring turning b ack the Tigers time and a gain to keep their lead and u nblemished season intact. With their schedule now c omplete and the 8-0 record o ne for the books, many of t his standout squad will a ssuredly be called up to the v arsity level for the remaini ng three games to both h elp the varsity squad and g et themselves some valua ble experience for the comi ng seasons. Continued from B1 Dan Hoehne/News-Sun Jalen Williams breaks free for Sebrings lone, and winning, touchdown of the night in Thursdays victory over Clewiston. Streaks finish season 8-0 Dragons tamed by Tigers Today in Baseball history
Special to the News-SunSEBRING Good S hepherd Hospice hosted m ore than 40 healthcare and s ocial service professionals f rom across Highlands C ounty at the monthly InterA gency meeting on W ednesday at the Bud and D onna Somers Hospice H ouse in Sebring. At the m eetings, participants disc uss common issues, bring i tems of interest and share c ommunity information. Participants included repr esentatives from area h ealthcare organizations, home care agencies, social service agencies, transportation companies, elder law attorneys, elder care services and a rural legal aid society. Topics covered can include legislation, caregiver stress and community resources. Retired Good Shepherd Hospice Chaplain Jim Langham provided a presentation on spiritual stress. In addition, Good Shepherd Hospice Community Relations Representative Johnsie McAlister discussed her new role to develop new partnerships throughout Highlands County and to offer healthcare presentations for community, civic, social and church groups. Inter-Agency meetings are open to members in Highlands County. The next meeting is scheduled for noon on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at the Beef OBradys Restaurant in Sebring and will feature a presentation on Horses for Handicapped. For more information on attending Highlands County Inter-Agency meetings, please contact Donna Pontius at 863-465-0568. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 Page B5 church page; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy; 0 0 0 2 6 4 0 0 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; oct ads; 0 0 0 3 2 6 6 7 Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID A free seminar, Tax Free Investing: Its Not What You Make, Its What You Keep, will be offered at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Cheryl S. Brown, a representative from Edward Jones Investments will provide a free seminar about tax-free investment features, tax free-investments vs. taxable investment returns, how to purchase municipal bonds and goal achievement through taxfree investments. The second class, also offered by Brown, is Economic Outlook: Preparing for the Road Ahead about how to achieve economic recovery through progress, not perfection. The participants will find out how to review information about why high deficits and debt shouldnt prevent you from making investment decisions, how to hedge against changing interest rates, how to choose municipal bonds during budget woes and where to look for stock market opportunities. More Economic Outlook sessions will be offered the first Wednesday of the month at 11 am. Edward Jones has 12,000-plus financial advisors who work directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals from college savings to retirement and create long-term investme nt solutions that emphasize a well-balanced portfolio and a buy-and-hold strategy. Edward Jones embraces the importance of building long-term, face-to-face rel ationships with clients, helping them to understand and make sense of the investment options available today. Join Brown for these noobligation, cost-free sessions. The Lake Placid Memorial Library is locate d at 205 WInterlake Blvd., Lake Placid. Two free financial planning seminars set at LP library Good Shepherd Hospice hosts Inter-Agency meeting Courtesy photo Participants at the Highlands County Inter-Agency meeting listen as Retired Good Shepherd Hospice Chaplain Jim Langham discusses the topic of spiritual stress. Good Shepherd Hospice hosted the monthly event at the Bud and Donna Somers Hospice House in Sebring. Business Associated PressNEWYORK J.C. Penney is opening its doors on Thanksgiving evening to kick off the holiday shopping season, as the beleaguered retailer hopes to get back in the game for the crucial selling period. The Plano, Texas-based chain will open most of its 1,100 stores at 8 p.m. on the holiday, the same as rival Macys, and will be open 25 hours straight, closing at 9 p.m. the following day. The Thanksgiving evening opening is much earlier than last year, when Penney didnt open until 6 a.m. Friday. That made the retailer one of the laggards for the unofficial kickoff to the season. Penney is also bringing back a tradition it ditched last year: It will give away nearly 2 million holiday snow globes starting at 4 a.m. on the Friday after the turkey feast. Obviously, we were one of the last to open (last year), said Tony Bartlett, Penneys executive vice president of stores. But he noted this year, Were all in. He promised that Penneys deals will be at least as good as two years ago and will be much better than last year, when Penney gave away buttons tied to a prize giveaway. Penney is also hiring at least 35,000 seasonal work ers for the holidays, nearly 50 percent more than a year ago. The holiday plan is ye t another example of how Penney is unraveling the strategies of its former CEO Ron Johnson, who was ous ted in April after 17 months on the job amid a botched up plan to reinvent the retailer. Johnson was fired two months after the comp any announced horrific fourth-quarter results that covered the holiday shopping season. That ended a fiscal year n which the Penney amassed almost a billion dollars. J.C. Penney to open on Thanksgiving day By MICHAELLIEDTKE APBusiness WriterSAN FRANCISCO H eres a new twist on fantas y sports: a San Francisco s tartup is offering a chance t o bet on the moneymaking p otential of star athletes. The unusual investment o pportunity kicked off T hursday with an IPO filing p roposing to sell stock for a s take in the future income of t he Houston TexansArian F oster, a top running back in t he National Football L eague. The initial public offering h inges on a deal requiring F antex Holdings Inc. to pay F oster $10 million in return f or a 20 percent share of his remaining contract with the Texans, his endorsement income and any other future money tied to his football career. Those earnings could include potential broadcasting jobs that Foster gets after his playing career is over. It doesnt include money Foster would make if he pursues a career unrelated to football. Fantex plans to sell about 1 million shares at $10 apiece to pay Foster and cover other expenses. The tracking stock wont trade on a major stock exchange; instead, it will be bought and sold on a trading platform set up by Fantex, which was co-founded last year by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Buck French. Foster, who is in his fifth season with the Texans, is just the first player in what Fantex hopes will become a diversified line-up of star athletes. Foster declined to comment citing Securities and Exchange Commission regulations. The company is aiming to do IPOs featuring players in professional baseball, basketball, hockey and golf, as well. Our philosophy is to work with people who we believe have interesting brand attributes that we can work with and they can work with us, said French. IPO to give investors a stake in NFL running back
By J.M. HIRSCH APFood EditorNEWYORK Talk about a n unlikely recipe for success a cable network dedicated t o... food? It may not seem even a litt le preposterous today, but w hen Food Network l aunched 20 years ago A merica was sitting at a very d ifferent dinner table. After a ll, this was before wed l earned to fetishize cupcakes, b efore Instagram made our e very mouthful a shared e xperience, before vegetables h ad cult followings. And yet this backwater n etwork launched, plunking c ameras in front of chefs m any of them truly not ready f or prime time and hoping f or the best. The gamble paid off. Two d ecades on, the Food N etwork has morphed b eyond a television station t hat teaches us how to cook ( more about that in a m oment). It has become a l ifestyle, a marketing behem oth turning chefs and h ome cooks into househ old names even, if not espec ially, with people who never c ook. It surprised me at first. B ut I think now, it doesnt s urprise me, longtime netw ork star Bobby Flay said T hursday at a party to celeb rate the 20-year milestone d uring the New York Wine a nd Food Festival. When the network l aunched, Americans didnt t ake food seriously. Less than a decade later, a culinary a wakening fueled in part b y the network itself a llowed Food Network to s ucceed, Flay said. Food Network didnt i nvent the food celebrity t he fame of James Beard, J ulia Child and others predate i t by decades but it codif ied it into an industry. And it d id so with such efficiency, s pawning the likes of Flay, R achael Ray, Tyler Florence a nd Emeril Lagasse, that o ther networks were left s crambling. In many ways, the network w as in the right place at the r ight time. To Giada De Laurentiis, star of Giada at Home among other shows, the right time was 9/11 and the nesting instinct it triggered in so many Americans. I truly believe my success is because of 9/11. Had it not been for 9/11, I dont know that I would be here, she said. Today, of course, food television is a crowded field. Bravo helped redefine the reality segment with Top Chef and its various spinoffs. Gordon Ramsay spouts fire on Fox. ABC gave food a golden hour of daytime chat with The Chew. Even CNN and Travel Channel have pulled up a chair, snatching up Food Network alum Anthony Bourdain. Still, Food Network one of many lifestyle brands owned by Scripps Networks Interactive touts enviable numbers, reaching some 100 million U.S. households, never mind programming in more than 150 countries around the world. It has its own magazine, its own lines of cookware and kitchen gear. Want Food Network wine or tablecloths? Theres a product for that. Of course, thats broad strokes history. Theres also plenty in those 20 years the network would rather forget. Paula Deen (conspicuously absent from the party) speaking her mind, anyone? Or not minding her diabetes. And theres Robert Irvines little resume flub (the Dinner: Impossible star was fired for fabricating some of the more fantastic parts of his resume, but later returned with Restaurant: Impossible). Meanwhile, lower-tier talent love to grumble about stranglehold contracts that give the network near complete control over budding careers. And then theres the profitability algorithm, which goes something like: less cooking equals more viewers and sizzling ad dollars. It actually took years for the network to get profitable. And many say it did so by turning its back on some if its own fans and stars. In those early red ink years, the network was known mostly for food television with a how-to attitude aimed at people who cook. But on television, personality trumps talent, entertainment trounces know-how. That spelled the demise of shows with chefs offering teachable moments at the stove. To Irvine, it was a smart and necessary choice. Weve all got choices now. And our choices are very, very different from what they were 10 years ago, 20 years ago, he said. The television world has become so cutthroat, theyve got to continue coming up with better programing. So shows like Sara Moultons easy paced Cooking Live gave way to frenetic competitions like Iron Chef, Chopped and Rachael vs. Guy. The switch from chefs to personalities, from information to entertainment, got ratings and advertisers, but triggered an MTV-style backlash. Just as the music network was ridiculed for letting videos die, Food Network was ribbed for favoring reality TVover real cooking. Bourdain practically launched his post-Food Network career by bashing it as well as some of its less pedigreed stars. In response, much as MTV launched sister networks to recover its lost ground, Food Network in 2010 created The Cooking Channel, a back-tobasics, edgier sibling. What about the next 20 years? Its hard to imagine Americans tuning out foodas-entertainment. But that doesnt mean Food Network gets an easy ride. Some of their biggest properties are feeling stale, have been shown the door (Lagasse, for example), or in Deens case simply imploded on their own. Meanwhile, Food Network hasnt launched a major celebrity since Guy Fieri won The Next Food Network Star in 2006, a lifetime ago in TVyears. I think that Food Network is trying desperately to evolve, said De Laurentiis. They cannot stay the same. There is so much competition that there wasnt 20 years ago when they started. Page B6 News-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 www.newssun.com biz spotlight; 5.542"; 8"; Black plus three; process, heartland biz spotlig; 0 0 0 3 2 6 4 1 REFLECTIONS ON SILVER LAKE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, buy 3 get 1 free; 0 0 0 3 3 0 9 5 Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/A P Ted Allen, left, and Guy Fieri attend the Food Network's 20th birthday party on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in New York. Food Food Network: 20 years of changing food culture Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP Rachael Ray and her husband John Cusimano attend the Food Network's 20th birthday party on Thursday in New York. CROSSWORDSOLUTION
www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 Page B7 Chateau Elan Hotel; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, buy 3 get 1 free; 0 0 0 3 2 7 9 8 DR. BASSETTI, DENNIS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main A; 0 0 0 3 3 0 9 7 By J.M. HIRSCH APFood EditorWhipping up a batch of H alloween-inspired treats s houldnt require a scary a mount of time or energy. Because by the time y ouve carved an army of p umpkins, costumed your p int-sized ghouls, purchased b ushels of candy, and hung t he requisite number of fake s pider webs and black cat c utouts, time and patience f or cooking up spooky grub m ay be in short supply. So weve gathered a gagg le of ideas vampire d oughnuts, candied apple s kulls, goblet graves and d oughnut spiders from M atthew Meads new book, Halloween Spooktacular, f or setting a spooky tone for y our Halloween table witho ut setting you back. Goblet grave Head to the craft store (or o nline) and pick up a silic one skull and crossbones i ce cube tray. Fill each cavit y with plain Greek yogurt, t hen use an offset spatula to s mooth the tops and remove a ny excess yogurt from the t ray. Freeze until solid ( overnight is best). Let the cubes soften at r oom temperature for several m inutes, then remove the ice c ubes from the tray. Arrange t he cubes in a small bowl set o ver a larger bowl of c rushed ice. Serve alongside g oblets of grape juice. Candied apple craniums Wash and dry 6 Red D elicious apples. Insert a 6t o 8-inch crab apple twig ( cleaned) or a large frozen pop or candy stick. Set aside. Place 12 ounces of white candy melts in a medium heat-safe bowl. Set the bowl over a medium saucepan of simmering water. Stir until the candy has melted. One at a time, dunk each apple into the candy melts, spooning it up the sides and over the top for an even coating. Set the coated apples upright on a sheet of waxed paper to set. Meanwhile, use a rolling pin to roll out Tootsie Rolls until flat. Use a paring knife to cut round eyes and a heart-shaped nose from the flattened Tootsie Rolls. Glue the eyes and nose (mount the heart upside down) to the apples using piping gel or a bit of purchased frosting.Doughnut spiderSet a chocolate glazed doughnut in the center of a large serving platter. Place a chocolate cake doughnut up against it. The glazed doughnut forms the spiders body; the cake doughnut is the head. Place 2 chocolate doughnut holes on top of the cake doughnut to form eyes (use a dab of frosting to hold them in place). Top each doughnut hole with a dab of white or yellow frosting, then gently press a chocolate chip into each. For the legs, arrange three sets of three chocolate doughnut holes coming off of each side of the body doughnut. If desired, additional frosting can be used to keep the leg doughnut holes in place.Vampire doughnutsMake a stack of honeyglazed doughnuts on a large serving tray. Use a bamboo skewer to poke two fang holes in the top of each, then dribble red gel food coloring (sold in tubes in the grocers baking aisle) coming out of the holes and down the sides of the doughnuts. Food Easy, edible ideas for a delicious Halloween APphotos/Matthew Mead Candied apple craniums made from red apples dipped in white candy. A goblet grave (above) with yogurt frozen into the shape of a skull and crossbones floating in a glass of grape juice A glazed doughnut forms the doughnut spiders body, a cake doughnut is the head and doughnut holes form its eyes and legs. WHO IS TRICK OR TREATING IN TOWN?Subscribe today and nd out! Call 863-385-6155 for home delivery www.newssun.com
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YouTube, Google, Inc. T he Lists P l a c e s t o W o r s h i p i s a p a i d a d v e r t i s e m e n t i n t h e N e w s S u n t h a t i s p u b l i s h e d F r i d a y a n d S u n d a y T o f i n d o u t m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n o n h o w t o p l a c e a l i s t i n g i n t h i s d i r e c t o r y c a l l t h e N e w s S u n a t 3 8 5 6 1 5 5 e x t 5 9 6 A N G L I C A N N e w L i f e A n g l i c a n F e l l o w s h i p 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863) 243-3191; firstname.lastname@example.org. Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.A S S E M B L Y O F G O D C h r i s t F e l l o w s h i p C h u r c h ( A s s e m b l y o f G o d ) 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. F i r s t A s s e m b l y o f G o d 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431.B A P T I S T A v o n P a r k L a k e s B a p t i s t C h u r c h 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. B e t h a n y B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( G A R B C ) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C17A (truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m. On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. F a i t h M i s s i o n a r y B a p t i s t C h u r c h off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. F e l l o w s h i p B a p t i s t C h u r c h 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 4534256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f A v o n P a r k 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 453-6681. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Rev. Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor; Joy Loomis, director of music. Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.; Youth Choir, 4:30 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for both services. Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 5:45 p.m.; Youth Activities, 6 p.m.; Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. To watch services online, go to the website at www.fbcap.net. In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f L a k e J o s e p h i n e 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f L a k e P l a c i d Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Website: www.fbclp.com. Email: email@example.com. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. The church is at 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid. For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f L o r i d a located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 655-1878. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h S e b r i n g 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Rev. Matthew D. Crawford, senior pastor; Rev. Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults; and Dixie Kreulen, preschool director. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Call 385-4704. Website www.fbsebring.com F l o r i d a A v e n u e B a p t i s t C h u r c h 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. I n d e p e n d e n t B a p t i s t C h u r c h 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, missionminded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. L e i s u r e L a k e s B a p t i s t C h u r c h 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 6990671 for more information. M a r a n a t h a B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( G A R B C ) 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. P a r k w a y F r e e W i l l B a p t i s t C h u r c h 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-theMonth-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. S p a r t a R o a d B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( S B C ) 4400 Sparta Road. Rev. Mark McDowell, Pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 382-0869. S o u t h s i d e B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( G A R B C ) 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-ofhearing. Office phone, 385-0752. S p r i n g L a k e B a p t i s t C h u r c h Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road; 6552610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. S u n r i d g e B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( S B C ) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695.C A T H O L I C O u r L a d y o f G r a c e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h 595 E. Main St., AvonPark, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Sunday Life Teen Mass at 6 p.m. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. English confession at 3:30 p.m. Saturday; Spanish confession at 6:30 p.m. Religious Education Classes (September to May) are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. S t C a t h e r i n e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Parrish office/mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanish); fax, 385-5169; email, firstname.lastname@example.org; website, www.stcathe.com School Office/Mailing, Principal Dr. Anna V. Adam, 747 S. Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email email@example.com. School office hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., firstname.lastname@example.org or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 385-3993; Assisting Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday: 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish), 5 p.m. (Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. (French Mass). Daily Mass: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:15-7:45 a.m. first Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Saturday and 99:45 a.m. Sunday. Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. S t J a m e s C a t h o l i c C h u r c h 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct. 31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m.C H R I S T I A N C o r n e r s t o n e C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h (Saxon Hall)1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825. Love Christ Love People. Bill Raymond, Preaching Minister. Jon Carter, Music Minister. Sunday, 9 a.m. Bible Study; 10 a.m. Worship; Communion available each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Home Fellowship Group. For more information call 453-8929 or 449-0203. E a s t s i d e C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, pianist; and John Thomas, organist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way, Truth and Life! Alive and Worth the Drive! S e b r i n g C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Josh Knabel (812618-7118), Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. F i r s t C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h ( D i s c i p l e s o f C h r i s t ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-0358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m.C H R I S T I A N & M I S S I O N A R Y A L L I A N C E The A l l i a n c e C h u r c h o f S e b r i n g 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m.C H R I S T I A N S C I E N C E C h r i s t i a n S c i e n c e C h u r c h 154 N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school. Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday. A free public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers. All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lessonsermons.C H U R C H O F B R E T H R E N C h u r c h o f t h e B r e t h r e n 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597.C H U R C H O F C H R I S T A v o n P a r k C h u r c h o f C h r i s t 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. L a k e P l a c i d C h u r c h o f C h r i s t 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O. Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m. Bible class 9 a.m. Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited to join us. For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website www.thelordsway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. S e b r i n g P a r k w a y C h u r c h o f C h r i s t 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443. Minister: Kevin Patterson. Times of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. C H U R C H O F G O D C h u r c h o n t h e R i d g e Church of God, Anderson, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sunday, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863) 382-0773.C H U R C H O F N A Z A R E N E F i r s t C h u r c h o f t h e N a z a r e n e o f A v o n P a r k P.O. Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. If you need any more information, call 4534851. L a k e P l a c i d C h u r c h o f t h e N a z a r e n e o f L a k e P l a c i d 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday evening: All church meal, 6 p.m.; Christian Life Study, 6:45 p.m. Winter Life groups pending. Call 4461339. Pastor Tim Taylor.C H U R C H E S O F C H R I S T I N C H R I S T I A N U N I O N C o m m u n i t y B i b l e C h u r c h C h u r c h e s o f C h r i s t i n C h r i s t i a n U n i o n (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor. Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP
www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 Page B9 T he Lists T elevisionNielson Ratings Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 7-13. Listings include the weeks ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Washington vs. Dallas, NBC, 22.07 million. 2. NCIS, CBS, 18.33 million. 3. The Big Bang Theory, CBS, 17.64 million. 4. The Walking Dead, AMC, 16.11 million. 5. Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick, NBC, 16.02 million. 6. NCIS: Los Angeles, CBS, 14.84 million. 7. The Voice (Monday), NBC, 14.64 million. 8. The OT, Fox, 14.11 million. 9. Dancing With the Stars, ABC, 13 million. 10. Football Night in America, NBC, 11.78 million. 11. The Millers, CBS, 11.73 million. 12. Person of Interest, CBS, 11.65 million. 13. NFL Football: N.Y. Jets vs. Atlanta, ESPN, 11.45 million. 14. Blacklist, NBC, 11.18 million. 15. Criminal Minds, CBS, 10.98 million. Best-SellersWall Street Journal FICTION 1. "The Heroes of Olympus: The House of Hades" by Rick Riordan (Disney Press) 2. "Doctor Sleep" by Stephen King (Scribner) 3. "The Longest Ride" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) 4. "Storm Front" by John Sanford (Putnam) 5. "Gone" by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 6. "Starry Night" by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine) 7. "Doing Hard Time" by Stuart Woods (Putnam) 8. "Confessions" by James Patterson (Little, Brown) 9. "The Signature of All Things" by Elizabeth Gilbert (Viking) 10. "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green (Dutton Books) NONFICTION 1. "Killing Jesus: A History" by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard (Macmillan) 2. "David and Goliath" by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown) 3. "My Story" by Elizabeth Smart & Chris Stewart (St. Martin's Press) 4. "I am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb (Little, Brown) 5. "Si-cology 1" by Si Robertson (Howard Books) 6. "The Reason I Jump" by Naoki Higashida (Random House) 7. "Break Out" by Joel Osteen (FaithWords) 8. "Eat to Live Cookbook" by Joel Fuhrman (HarperOne) 9. "Jesus Calling: Enjoy Peace in His Presence" by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson Publishers) 10. "Guiness World Records: 2013" by Guinness World Records (Guinness World Records) FICTION E-BOOKS 1. "The Heroes of Olympus: The House of Hades" by Rick Riordan (Disney) 2. "Storm Front" by John Sandford (Penguin) 3. "Doing Hard Time" by Stuart Woods (Penguin) 4. "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty (Penguin Group) 5. "Confessions" by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro (Little Brown) 6. "Starry Night" by Debbie Macomber (Random House) 7. "Gone" by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 8. "Not Quite Enough" by Catherine Bybee (Montlake Romance) 9. "Doctor Sleep" by Stephen King (Scribner) 10. "The Longest Ride" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) NONFICTION E-BOOKS 1. "My Story" by Elizabeth Smart & Chris Stewart (St. Martin's Press) 2. "Killing Jesus" by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard (Hold, Henry & Co.) 3. "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb (Little Brown) 4. "365 Days of SlowCooking" by Karen Bellessa Petersen (Covenant Communications) 5. "David and Goliath" by Malcom Gladwell (Little, Brown) 6. "The Reason I Jump" by Naoki Higashida (Random House) E P I S C O P A L S t A g n e s E p i s c o p a l C h u r c h 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Father Scott Walker. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. Church office 385-7649, for more information. S t F r a n c i s o f A s s i s i A n g l i c a n E p i s c o p a l C h u r c h 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Worship: Sunday, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday Bible study at 9:15 a.m. Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Worship 6 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m. Holy Communion with Healing. Call the thrift store for hours open 699-0221.E V A N G E L I C A L F R E E C H U R C H O F A M E R I C A T h e C h u r c h o f t h e W a y E F C A 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Office Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ hotmail.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org G R A C E B R E T H R E N G r a c e B r e t h r e n C h u r c h 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863) 835-0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, primetimers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and AfterSchool Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org .I N D E P E N D E N T F i r s t C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events.I N T E R D E N O M I N A T I O N A L W o r l d H a r v e s t a n d R e s t o r a t i o n M i n i s t r i e s (non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 453-3771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers.L U T H E R A N A t o n e m e n t L u t h e r a n C h u r c h ( E L C A ) 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen will be the Spiritual Leader every Sunday for the next two months. Jim Helwig, organist. Worship service with the Holy Eucharist is at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday. Birthday Sunday is the first Sunday of each month after the service. Council meeting is on the first Tuesday of each month. WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of the month with a light lunch. Labyrinth Prayer Garden is open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When in need of prayers or to talk to God, come to the Garden. Come and grow with us; we would love to meet you and your family. Dont worry about how you look. Jesus went to the temple in a robe and sandals. Quilting classes every Monday at 6 p.m. Looking for quilters or people willing to learn. Call 840-3303. C h r i s t L u t h e r a n C h u r c h A v o n P a r k L C M S 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863) 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org. F a i t h L u t h e r a n C h u r c h L C M S 2740 Lakeview Dr, Sebring Church phone: 385-7848 Faith Child Development Center: 3853232. Summer Sunday Worship Service: 10 a.m. Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 9:00 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 10 a.m. on WITS 1340AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies, Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Family of Faith. G o o d S h e p h e r d L u t h e r a n C h u r c h ( A A L C ) A m e r i c a n A s s o c i a t i o n o f L u t h e r a n C h u r c h e s 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3852346. N e w L i f e E v a n g e l i c a l L u t h e r a n C h u r c h 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlifesebring.com R e s u r r e c t i o n L u t h e r a n C h u r c h E L C A 324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, Avon Park. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday worship at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 8:30 a.m. Fragrance Free Service Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Open Communion celebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. T r i n i t y L u t h e r a n C h u r c h L C M S 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 4655253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots Pre-School director; and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December: Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m. Worship schedule for January through Easter: Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday. NonTraditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday. Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent. Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services. Other activities and groups include: Choirs; Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Preschool, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates). Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com .N O N D E N O M I N A T I O N A L B i b l e F e l l o w s h i p C h u r c h 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Children, ages 4 yrs through 5th grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church office 385-1024. C a l v a r y C h u r c h 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church waiting for your visit. C h r i s t i a n T r a i n i n g M i n i s t r i e s I n c on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. A nursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, email@example.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, firstname.lastname@example.org. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www. ctm forme.com C r o s s r o a d s o f L i f e 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863655-9163. The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you. With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity. What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life. We teach, train and send forth to win souls. You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter. We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). G r a c e B i b l e C h u r c h 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872. Phone, 382-1085. Dustin Woods, lead pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Monday, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org F a i t h C e n t e r W e s t M i n i s t r y Restoring Lives, Families &Communities. In the Banyan Plaza at 2349 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. Pastors Leroy and JoAnn Taylor the public to worship on Sundays at 11 a.m. for Praise & Worship and on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for Bible study and prayer. Children classes are available for all services. Ministries for youth, men and women are held throughout the month. Please attend these Spiritfilled services. Moving Forward in Unity. Church office, 385-1800 or 655-2748. H i g h l a n d s C o m m u n i t y C h u r c h a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. N e w B e g i n n i n g s C h u r c h o f S e b r i n g worshiping at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor Gary Kindle. Bible study every Sunday, 9 a.m. Blended Church Service, 10:15 a.m. Phone (863) 835-2405. newbeginningschurchofsebring.com Begin your week with us. T h e L o r d s S e n t i n e l F e l l o w s h i p C h u r c h 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More information at www.juanitafolsomministries.com. U n i o n C h u r c h 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m. (October through Easter) and 9 a.m. Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church available. Wednesday night worship with Pastor Tiger Gullett and CrossTalk with Pastor Bill Breylinger at 6 p.m. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org. U n i t y L i f e E n r i c h m e n t C e n t r e new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail email@example.com. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. P R E S B Y T E R I A N C o v e n a n t P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h ( P C A ) 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 338722113. Pastor Tom Schneider. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; email: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org. Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. F i r s t P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h A R P 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 453-3242. The Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday; Children Ministry and Youth Group, 6 p.m. each Friday; Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m. second Wednesday; Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m. second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. F i r s t P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h A R P 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. 3850107. Email: email@example.com, Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Fellowship Time, 10:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m. Tuesday: Youth Groups meet for devotions/Bible study, crafts, sport activities and dinner. Middle and high school, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Elementary School, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Choir Rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. A nursery is available during worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. F i r s t P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h A R P www.fpclp.com, 117 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday Traditional Worship, 9 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. Wednesday evenings: Adult small group Bible Study 7 p.m. (Nursery available), Youth Group 6-12th grades) 7 p.m., nursery and childrens ministry, 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. S p r i n g L a k e P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h ( U S A ) 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site, http://slpc.embarqspace.com.S E V E N T H D A Y A D V E N T I S T A v o n P a r k S e v e n t h d a y A d v e n t i s t C h u r c h 1410 West Avon Blvd., Avon Park. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: email@example.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Frank Gonzalez. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME. Associate Pastor is Ryan Amos. Website is www.discoverjesus.org S e b r i n g S e v e n t h D a y A d v e n t i s t C h u r c h 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 3852438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Nathan Madrid.T H E C H U R C H O F L A T T E R D A Y S A I N T S T h e C h u r c h o f J e s u s C h r i s t o f L a t t e r D a y S a i n t s 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:10-1p.m.; Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 78:20 p.m. Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 811 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.T H E S A L V A T I O N A R M Y T h e S a l v a t i o n A r m y C e n t e r f o r W o r s h i p Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. U N I T E D M E T H O D I S T F i r s t U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. F i r s t U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. (863) 453-3759, Rev. John Bryant, Pastor. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: www.fumcap.org. M e m o r i a l U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. Rev. Tim Haas, pastor. Rev. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Rev. Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor. Sunday worship services: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that wants to know Christ and make Him known. Check out our church website at www.memorialumc.com or call the church office at 465-2422. Lakeview Christian School, VPK to Grade 5, 4650313. S t J o h n U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org S p r i n g L a k e U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church office phone: 655-0040.U N I T E D C H U R C H O F C H R I S T E m m a n u e l U n i t e d C h u r c h o f C h r i s t Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we. Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is all-inclusive. Were at the corner of Hammock and Hope. Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999; sebringemmanuel ucc.com. PLACESTOWORSHIP
By DERRIK J. LANG APEntertainment WriterLOS ANGELES His n ame is Riley. Unlike his squad mates in t he next installment of the r abidly popular Call of D uty series, hes not adept a t sniping enemy combatants o r piloting drones. He cant e ven pick up a gun. Call of Duty: Ghosts i snt due until November, but R iley has already become the b reakout star of the military s hoot-em-up. He even has an u nofficial Twitter account @ CollarDuty. Yup, Riley is a dog, and h es one of the largest and m ost popular technological l eaps forward in the next g eneration of Call of Duty. After footage released earl ier this year revealed that Ghosts would feature a f our-legged soldier, the I nternet uniformly wagged its t ail in anticipation. The mere t ease of a canine character i nspired fan art, doggy cosp lay and the unofficial T witter account, which has a ttracted over 28,000 followe rs. Ghosts executive prod ucer Mark Rubin said duri ng a recent visit to developer I nfinity Wards offices that t he German Shepherd origin ated as an idea on a notec ard during a brainstorming s ession. The developers didn t actually know anything a bout military service dogs, j ust that unleashing one on t he Activision Blizzard Inc. f ranchise was a cool idea. Call of Duty fans d rooled over Riley again last m onth when a new trailer r eleased for Ghosts feat ured him lunging at a helic opter, taking a bite out of t he human pilot and bringing t he chopper whirling down to t he ground. As Rileys fame u nexpectedly surged online, R ubin said the developers i nclination was to let the g ame go to the dog. There was a risk of shoeh orning the dog into scenes w here he wasnt originally g oing to be, he said. Fortunately, that only lasted f or a few weeks and everyb ody got back to concentrati ng on making the game. Its g reat that Riley is so popular, b ut lets focus on the game. L ets have Riley make sense a nd not just put him in space o r in a scuba suit. While canine companions h ave been featured in many g ames from Fable II to Grand Theft Auto V the d evelopers of Ghosts set o ut to create more than a nother best friend. They w anted a hero, a dog that w ould not only assist players b ut could be commanded at c ertain points throughout b oth the singleand multip layer modes. In the game, Riley is outfitted with several gadgets based on technology employed by his real-world counterparts. For players, Rileys battlefield perspective can be glimpsed through a camera mounted to the back of his tactical suit, and he can receive orders, such as creating distractions or taking down enemies, issued from afar by players. To make Riley as believable as possible, the gamemakers first met with a retired Navy SEALand his former military service dog to learn more about how soldiers and hounds work together. They later cast a pair of pooches, a German Shepherd named Ruger and a smaller Belgian Malinois called Rico, to be digitally captured for the game. We had several mo-cap (motion-capture) shoots, and some of them we just had to write off as learning experiences, said Ghosts lead animator Zach Volker. Ruger and Rico were outfitted with custom motioncapture gear made from form-fitting suits intended for dogs with skin conditions. Neversoft mo-cap supervisor Kristina Adelmeyer said they originally wore special booties on their paws so dozens of cameras could film their range of motion. However, they didnt act natural in their fancy footwear. We ended up using these pieces of tape that the mocap system could see as markers, said Adelmeyer. Rico provided the biting and tackling, while Ruger performed the movements. Chris Connell, Rugers trainer, said during a demonstration of his abilities at Neversoft earlier this month that the biggest challenge for the Schutzhund competition champion thats German for protection dog was playing make-believe. In this environment, we didnt have trees or grass, said Connell. It was like, OK, Ruger. Pretend were in a desert area and act accordingly.Ruger is like, Dude, this is a studio with mats like people do exercises on at the gym, and theres white lines on the ground.Just trying to get him to act as if it was a real environment was the hardest thing. Page B10 News-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 www.newssun.com GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 10/20/13; 0 0 0 3 3 0 5 8 Chateau Elan Hotel; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, octoberfest buy 3 #2; 0 0 0 3 3 0 6 5 Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Video Games Dog of War: Meet Call of Dutys new barkout star Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP T rainer Chris Connell gives prompts to his dog Rugger on a motion-capture stage at Neversoft Motion Capture Studio, in Los Angeles. After footage released earlier this year revealed that Call of Duty: Ghosts would feature a four-legged soldier, the Internet unif ormly wagged its tail in anticipation. Hes even got his own Twitter: @CollarDuty This photo released by Activision shows Riley, the canine star of the video game, Call of Duty: Ghosts. The new video game isnt due until November, but Riley has already become the breakout star of the military shoot-em-up.
DearAbby: I have two sisters and three brothers, ranging in age from 52 to 69. All of us except one are comfortable financially. The exception is our brother Jerry, who is homeless. He lives in a park and does odd jobs. He owes money for old student loans and probably back taxes, so hes hesitant about finding a real job and having to fill out a W-4 form. I believe he uses alcohol and marijuana, but not often. I am the only family member who is in contact with him, and I give him money occasionally. The others may not be aware of how bad his living situation is. I have no room for him in my house because my adult daughter and grandson moved in. We are not a close family, although we have no animosity. Should I send an email or letter to my siblings about our brother? Should I ask for suggestions on how to help him? How should it be worded? Sensitive Sis in California DearSensitive Sis: The answer to both questions is yes. Your message doesnt have to be long or fancy. If I were writing it, I would put it this way: Are you aware that our brother Jerry is homeless, living in a park and surviving on odd jobs? This is a disgrace to our family. Do you have any suggestions about how to help our brother? People who live on the streets (or in parks) usually have more problems than unpaid student loans and back taxes. There is often a significant mental health or substance abuse issue. My suggestion would be to involve a social worker in steering your brother toward the help he needs to get his life back. If there is money involved, wouldn't it be more wisely spent that way? DearAbby: I am a senior citizen and an above-theknee amputee. I wear a fullleg prosthesis and use crutches. I love being out and about, going to theaters, restaurants, outdoor markets, etc. How should I respond to the many people who ask me what happened? Did I break my ankle, have knee surgery or what? I know telling them the truth would embarrass them. Abby, please ask your readers to think twice before asking a stranger such a personal question. Amputee in New Jersey DearAmputee: OK, Ill try. Readers, I have advised many times that you not ask strangers personal questions, and this is yet another example. Now that I have repeated that advice, Ill offer some to you: Please do not worry about embarrassing the questioner. Feel free to tell the truth if you wish. It might teach the person a needed lesson when he or she gets more information than was bargained for. However, if you dont want to divulge, all you have to say is, Thats very personal, and Id prefer not to discuss it. DearAbby: Im getting married next year, and in my excitement, I asked four of my good friends to be my bridesmaids. As the date grows closer, I am realizing just how much a wedding really costs. Would it be wrong for me to change my mind about having bridesmaids? The girls havent paid for anything yet or wasted any time during the planning process. Please help me. I dont want to hurt anyones feelings, but I cant afford to have a wedding party. Southern Belle DearSouthern Belle: Contact your good friends individually and explain the situation just as you have explained it to me. Once they understand that financial constraints prevent you from having the wedding you fantasized about, none of them should feel slighted that you need to scale back. Frankly, I commend you on your good judgment in recognizing this now. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, aka Jeanne Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 Page B11 Diversions/Puzzles G RIDLINESBy JOHN FARMER ACROSS 1 Chocoholic, e.g. 7 Stadium near Citi Field 11 Young socialite 14 Corsica neighbor 18 Maternity dress choice 19 Agenda details 21 Actress Gardner 22 Cry out for 23 Borderline? 25 McCarthy era paranoia 27 "Citizen Kane" prop 28 Civil rights leader Chavez 29 Deadline? 31 Course expectation 32 Copier abbr. 34 Progressing according to plan 35 Natural selection adherent 40 Port for a mouse 42 Anger 43 Beeline? 45 Refrain syllable 46 Beaut 49 Arizona tribe members 50 Timber fungus 51 Remedy for wearing of the green? 52 Emerald City pooch 53 Precursor to rocksteady music 54 Airport accessible via BART 55 Almond-flavored cordial 57 She brought Tzeitel and Lazar together 60 Skyline? 64 Children's author Asquith 65 Apt. ad spec 66 Number on some watches 67 Chem. pollutant 68 Dateline? 74 Some former polliwogs 77 Get together at the factory, in a way 78 Words With Friends 10-pointer 79 Art to dye for? 80 Big biceps, at the gym 81 Reason for a 33Down 82 "The quality goes in before the name goes on" manufacturer 86 Pal of Porky 88 Old spy gp. 89 Raided the fridge 90 Neckline? 92 Cholesterol abbr. 93 "__-haw!" 94 Source of "helicopter seeds" 95 1989 Roseanne Barr title role 99 __ Paulo 101 Popular 102 Unemployment line? 104 Shrub in a patch 106 West Coast sch. 110 Spider-Man, for Peter Parker 111 Foul line? 114 MS Word files 115 Big time 116 Lucifer 117 What John has and Joan does not 118 Washed-out 119 "Do, or do not. There is no __": Yoda 120 Respond to flattery, maybe 121 Shown the door DOWN 1 Current units 2 __ citizenship 3 Bamboozle 4 Chatted with online 5 Mangy mutt 6 Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance 7 Feels bad 8 Underhand 9 Cupid's target 10 Ambulance letters 11 "Dream Lover" singer 12 It may be blessed 13 Reason to keep something under your hat? 14 Keep in a coop 15 Pull up stakes 16 Artist's headgear 17 Yemen coastal city 20 Six, in 6-Down 24 "... and that's final!" 26 California mission founder Junpero 30 Stage name of musician Richard Melville Hall 31 Fruity concoctions 33 Post-election election 35 Green Teletubby 36 How great minds think? 37 The Colosseum, the Forum, etc. 38 Ky. neighbor 39 __ La Table: high-end cookware shop 41 Words before keys or wheels 44 Approximately 45 Agee of '60s-'70s baseball 46 Defend 47 Response to a double-crosser 48 Atmosphere 51 2000 US Open champ Marat __ 52 AT&T, e.g. 56 Dept. store slip 58 TimeCutter mowers, e.g. 59 "A Season on the Brink" airer 60 Torino thanks 61 Show runner 62 J.A. Prufrock's creator 63 Egg: Pref. 68 Old Serbian auto 69 Heavy load 70 Source of patter? 71 Hall of Famer who played the same position as Pee Wee 72 Big name in little candy 73 Saks department 75 Green Goblin portrayer in Spider-Man films 76 Fashion 83 Forever celebrated 84 Constant Comment, e.g. 85 Character in "BenHur"? 86 "Happy Trails," e.g. 87 p.m. 89 Dangerous snake 90 Petty on a track 91 Medium-dry sherry 92 Charge against Galileo 95 Some parts of Handel's "Messiah" 96 Storage cabinet 97 Snap 98 Dramatic __ 100 Wind down 102 "Blah ..." 103 Skid row woe 105 "__ It Romantic?": Rodgers and Hart song 106 Roswell craft 107 Express lane roller 108 Diet-friendly 109 Yankee nickname 112 Play killer 113 Cal. column Solution on page 6B Crossroads. We reach them in lots of ways. Where to go to college when accepted at more than one? Where to live and settle when two equally good possibilities are available? Is a business opportunity right for you? You waver wondering if you should jump in, take the risk or stay with the status quo. You need wisdom. Proverbs has a lot to say about wisdom as does the book of James in the Bible. In Proverbs 2 2, NKJV were reminded, Incline your ear to wisdom and apply your heart to understanding. In Proverbs 4:11 we are shown two paths and two outcomes. The writer says, I have taught you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in right paths.When you walk, your steps will not be hindered, and when you run, you will not stumble. Take firm hold of instruction, do not let go; keep her, for she is your life. The verses that follow warn against the path of the wicked, of evil and we are told in verse 15, Avoid it, do not travel on it; turn away from it and pass on. It seems that in reading these verses, we see that the end of wisdom brings practical benefits. In fact, wisdom is often referred to as skillful living or truth applied. Life works best when we observe the outcomes of choices and stay away from negative paths. But what about a choice where there is no obvious negative path? Perhaps God is asking us to exercise freedom of choice while trusting him to clear the way or close the door. Whether a clear choice between right and wrong or between two rights,if w e only look to outcomes its like opening the last page of a book and seeing the end of wisdom. We must remember Proverbs 1:7, The fear of the Lord is th e beginning of knowledge. Ahealthy fear or reverence of God, for God and about God matters even more than the outcome or end of wisdom. It speaks of our relationship with our Creator and our desire to please him, factoring him into every decision. So when we seek who God is with awe and won der, we will come away with inspired thinking (wisdom).James 3:17 says, But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy. So remember the beginning of wisdom if you wa nt a godly, beneficial end. Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a News-Sun correspondent. Wisdom: beginning and the end Pause And Consider Jan Merop Metro News ServiceAries (March 21-April 2 0) Aries, its important t o know that someone close t o you supports you no matt er what. Dont let selfd oubt overwhelm you. O thers support you for a r eason. Taurus (April 21-May 2 1) Set your long-term g oals and work hard to m ake them a reality, Taurus. G oals can help you stay on t rack and provide muchn eeded motivation when y ou hit rough patches. Gemini (May 22-June 2 1) Gemini, even though y ou may not be getting all o f the recognition you h oped at work, others are p aying attention to your a ccomplishments. Just be a l ittle patient. Cancer(June 22-July 2 2) Romance could be h eading in your direction, C ancer. If you are in a relat ionship, then that relations hip might grow even s tronger. Plan a romantic g etaway soon. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) L eo, you may want to keep s ome thoughts to yourself t his week. Others may not b e fond of you rocking the b oat at this time, so let t hings settle down. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) Surround yourself with p eople who can make you f eel good and provide lots o f support, Virgo. This w eek you may need all of t he encouragement you can g et. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Expect a self-esteem b oost when you begin to f eel better about all of your o ptions, Libra. Although y ou may not be in love with all of the possibilities, many are very appealing. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Scorpio, you have an uncanny sense of imagination and your creativity will be running strong this week. Share some of your ideas with a trusted friend or family member. Sagittarius (Nov. 23Dec. 21) There are many cosmic energies working in your corner, Sagittarius. You just need to be in tune with the changes that are happening all around you. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Capricorn, anticipate some confusion regarding your social life this week. This can grow into a stressful situation if you let it. Instead, keep a level head and trust that things will work out. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) Aquarius, career concerns dominate your thoughts these next few days, but you have other things on your mind as well. Devote ample time to all of your concerns. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Pisces, exotic thoughts creep into your head, but you have some mundane chores that need tending to as well. Famous birthdaysOct. 20 Tom Petty, singer (63); Oct. 21 Carrie Fisher, actress (57); Oct. 22 Jeff Goldblum, actor (61); Oct. 23 Ang Lee, director (60); Oct. 24 B.D. Wong, actor (53); Oct. 25 Adam Pascal, singer/actor (43); Oct. 26 Antonio Pierce, athlete (35). Aries should not let self-doubt be overwhelming Sister looks for help to get homeless man off the streets Horoscope Dear Abby
Page B12 News-SunSunday, October 20, 2013 www.newssun.com A. Snow Flake C. Icicle B. Snowdrop D. Snow Bug A. The apple is dislodged from her throat while she is being transported in the glass coffin D. Amiracle by a Wise Woman A. Germanic Stories B. German Legends Household Tales D. Tales of Youth and Horror A. The Wise Women B. The Sleeping Princess C. The Sleeping Kingdom D. Little Briar-Rose A. One is missing B. The other Wise Women do not like one of them C. The king and queen only had 12 sets of golden plates D. One of them previously offended the king and queen A. He falls down her grand chimney and burns to death B. He drowns in a trough after falling C. He is killed by the huntsman D. Nothing; he eats Red-Cap A. Buries it in the woods B. Feeds it to bears C. Eats it D. Stomps on it A. Aurora C. Ilsebill B. Little Briar-Rose D. Grethel A. Adeer C. Abird B. The witch D. Breadcrumbs A. He is thrown against a wall B. The princess kisses him C. His leg is cut off with a knife D. The witch who cursed him is killed A. Asword C. Amantle B. Astick D. Ahorse A. Uses a drumstick C. Runs through the glass D. Cuts off her finger and uses it as a key A. The wife from The Fisherman and his Wife B. Astoryteller who provided many of the folktales for the collection C. Mother Grimm D. The witch from Snow White A. They live in a shoe B. They all are blind C. They all turn into white geese D. They are baby goats A. Dame Grethel C. Maleficent B. Dame Gothel D. Ursula A. Wine and spirits B. Diamonds and pearls C. Her necklace and ring D. Apair of her bracelets A. Rips himself in two B. Runs away C. Attacks the queen D. Destroys the silk he had spun into gold A. Rooster C. Cat B. Rabbit D. Donkey A. Her fairy godmother B. Talking mice, just like in the Disney movie C. Astepsister who helps her in secret D. Abird from the hazel tree over B. Cinderella forgives them but the stepsisters end up alone D. They are boiled alive Jace Evans, McClatchy-Tribune 1. B, 2. A, 3. C, 4. D, 5. C., 6. B, 7. C, 8. D, 9. C, 10. A, 11. A, 12. D, 13. B, 14. D, 15. B, 16. C, 17. A, 18. B, 19. D, 20. CSOURCES: THESTAR.COM (THE TORONTO STAR), PITT.EDU (GRIMM BROTHERS' HOME PAGE), NATIONALGEOGRAPHIC.COM, CLASSICLIT.ABOUT.COM/, LATROBE.EDU.AU, HTTP://CHNM.GMU.EDU, SUITE101.COM Living