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079099401001 Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 O nline: NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Wednesday-Thursday, November 20-21, 2013 Volume 94/Number 139 | 50 cents www.newssun .com CelebrationsB7 Classifieds A9 Clubs B8 Crossword PuzzleB9 Dear Abby B9 Editorial & OpinionA4 Friends & NeighborsB10 Gardening B5 Obituaries A6 Index Warm High 81 Low 66Details, A12 WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, low down front strip; 0 0 0 3 3 4 7 7 Off to a good startRed Devils get another win in Tip-Off Classic SPORTS, B1 Save the best for last Delight your guests this holiday by serving a decadent dessert bar WHATSCOOKING, B10Majestic marchersClydesdales to be in Sebring parade PAGEA3 MCT W ildlife officials urge residents to not feed black bears. One had to be euthanized recently due to a local resident offering it food. By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Officials of the F lorida Fish and Wildlife C onservation Commission report they h ad to euthanize a bear last week a fter it was found to have been fed on a regular basis by a resident in the S ebring area. We had a person purposefully f eeding bears here. The bear became h abituated to people it had lost its f ear and was associating human d evelopment with a feeding opportun ity, said FWC spokesman Gary M orse. We cannot relocate those b ears. All we do is relocate a problem t o another area and that problem gene rally will get worse over time. It goes for bears, sand hill cranes, c oyotes, alligators, even raccoons, M orse said. In short, a fed bear is a d ead bear. We must euthanize them. Although Morse said it appeared A fed bear is a dead bear Officials had to put down bear being fed by local By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Highlands County Commissioners approved a request made Tuesday by Sheriff Susan Benton to apply to the Florida Department of Children and Familie s for a Criminal Justice, Mental Heal th and Substance Abuse Reinvestment grant. The proposal could provide funding for the planning and implementation as well as the funding for a num ber of new initiatives, in addition to financing the expansion of some existing programs. Under the program, the county may apply for up to $400,000 each fiscal year for three years, meaning that there ultimately could be as much as $1.2 million available. The sheriff told the board while no cash match is part of the program, a 50 percent in-kind match is required. Benton said the goal was twofold to minimize the costs associated with cases of substance abuse and t he mentally ill and also to begin development of a mufti-disciplinary receiving facility here in Highlands County Driving the effort is an everincreasing caseload. The number of mental health calls has increased tremendously, Benton told the board. From 2012 to Oct. 31 of this year we have phys Sheriff to seek grant for mental health, drug abuse Benton says current system is inadequate and failed Benton Katara Simmons/News-Sun Highlands County Sheriffs Office Crime Scene Investigator Jeff Fennell shows students a fingerprint kit Tuesday morning at Sebring Middle School. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR samantha.gholar@newssun.comSEBRING Students used their science skills to investigate a robbery that took place at Sebring Middle School Tuesday morning. The project was part of the sixth gradersCSI (Crime Scene Investigation) Day at the school as a science integration project. Instructor Angie Porter linked up with the Highlands County Sheriffs Office CSI Unit to provide a mock crime scene for students to use as an engaging tool for science and writing. The students began their week Monday by studying and reading a CSI article in the classroom. The instructors spoke to students about using their observations to make inferences about a place or crime scene. Porter found the assignment served a dual purpose for the students. With this new common core curriculum, we have to do a lot more writing. By using the crime scene scenario, the kids use their observations to make inferences and then they right a report about the scene. The CSI officers express the importance of getting the report correctly. They learn that the report is used sometimes in court cases and if its wrong it could hurt or lose the case for someone, Porter said. HCSOs CSI Unit created the mock robbery in the commons on the school grounds. Areal robbery, which was unsolved and took place in CSI: Sebring Middle Students study mock bank robbery scene as a science, writing lesson See STUDENTS, A5 See SHERIFF, A5 See BEARS, A5 Katara Simmons/News-Sun Students at Sebring Middle School learned the basics of fingerprint identification during their investigation of a mock crime scene at the school on Tuesday. By PHILATTINGER phil.attinger@newssun.comAVON PARK City M anager Julian Deleon a nnounced Monday that all f our members of the citys p ublic safety department are b eing cross-trained. Public Safety Director J ason Lister, Police Cmdr. B rian Robinson, and Public S afety Officers Seth H enderson and Chris W atkins have completed f our months of training in F ire Fighting Standards. Robinson said the course is also called Fire 1, and they are set to begin training in Fire 2. All but Watkins have completed EMTtraining, and Henderson, newly hired, is completing law enforcement training, Robinson said. Were on our way, Robinson said with a chuckle. It never ends. Youre always going to training. Lister said they have all the training they would need to be volunteer firefighters now. Fire 2 is required in Florida for all paid firefighters, which they will be. EMTtraining took five months at South Florida State College. Fire 1 training started in June at DeSoto City Volunteer Fire Department and ended last week, Lister said. He said having the extra training helps him understand the spectrum of services the city is providing, since he oversees the citys airport, remaining police force, fire department and AP Public Safety officers trained as firefighters See PUBLIC, A5 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Highlands County Commissioners this morning elected a new chair and vice chair Tuesday morning, and they also eliminated the monthly night meetings and further cut back their monthly meetings. The session began wi th outgoing Highlands County Commission Chairman Jack Richie calling the session to order. Today is called the election of chair and vic e chair and the graduation of Jack Richie, said Commissioners do away with night meeting Harris elected chairman See COUNTY, A8


Arcs Fall Festival Hoedown is SaturdayAVON PARK The public is invited to Ridge Area Arcs Fall Festival Hoedownfrom 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Arcs main campus, 120 W. College Drive. There will be thousands of items to purchase such as arts and crafts, homemade jellies, jewelry, T-shirts, garage sale items, lawn equipment, household items, toys, wooden decorations and Christmasitems. Several charities will have prizes to raffle and literature to hand out. Adam Martin will play folk, rock and country music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a free concert for the public. Lunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. by the Aktion Club of Highlands County. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs and bratwurts with potato salad served for $5. The club is raising funds for the Family Safehouse in Highlands County. South Florida State College Volleyball Challenge will be going on at the volleyball net. Serve a ball and hit a target for a prize. Players get three balls for $5. Serve all three balls consecutively into three different targets and win $100 Wal-Mart gift card. Proceeds benefit Special STARS. The Xcel Volleyball Club will also be selling items to raise money to help local volleyball players. The festival is a fundraiser for Ridge Area Arc, a nonprofit organization providing services for people with disabilities in Highlands County. For more details, call 452-1295, ext. 124.Cold Protection Seminar setSEBRING The Highlands County and UF/IFAS extension will hold a Cold Protection Seminar at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agriculture Center auditorium from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. The seminar will Page A2 News-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 2 6 4 0 3 This weeks question:Do you think there is a war on Christmas in the United States? Yes 74.4% No 25.6% Total votes: 117 www.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. 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The center, located on the Sebring Regional Airport flight line, continues to support youth aviation education with hands-on technical learning. Many early aircraft were covered with fabric to save weight and make repairs easier. Using a state-of-theart fabric covering system, students are using new technology to breathe new life into two classic aircraft. The age of an aircraft means little to the airworthy status as long as it passes a rigorous annual inspection conducted by a certified FAAinspector. Although there is no immediate timeline for the completion of the restoration, we will take as long as we need to do a quality job meeting FAAaircraft certification standards, said John Rousch, EAAChapter 1240 Youth Program coordinator and LPHS aerospace instructor. It is amazing how quickly work can get done when you have interested and motivated youth working on a project. They were like a swarm of hungry locusts taking off the fabric, all the while working carefully with precision. EAAChapter 1240 Aviation Development Center is a community resource and is part of a world-wide association dedicated to advancing general aviation through home-built aircraft, aircraft restoration, promoting aviation education and safety and providing programs to encourage more youth to be actively engaged in aviation. EAAChapter 1240 meets at 6 p.m. every third Thursday at the center. After the business meeting, an aviation program or activity is offered. At 6:45 p.m. this coming Thursday, the program speaker is Bill Brennard, retired Air Racer, protg of Steve Whitman, and long-time EAAmember. An aircraft restoration expert, Brennard led the restoration of a 1931 Stinson Tri-Motor. For more information about EAAChapter 1240 programs, visit or email Rousch at LPHSAerospace students work on classic aircraft Courtesy photo Lake Placid High School students and volunteers work on an aircraft wing at the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1240 Aviation Development Center Saturday. Community Briefs News Sun StaffSEBRING Sundays New-Sun article regarding the countys three Christmas parades included errors on the dates of the Sebring and Avon Park parades. The News-Sun staff writer regrets these errors and appreciates the opportunity to correct the mistake. The three county Christmas parades will take place in the coming weeks, one less than two weeks away. Avon Park is up first with its Christmas parade being held on Main Street at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, the first Monday after Thanksgiving. The date has been confirmed by Avon Park Chamber of Commerce Director Tori Trinder. We are taking applications up till Nov. 22, Trinder said. Applications for the parade can be found and downloaded at http://avon s/ view/Christmas-Parade/ The correct date for the city of Sebrings Christma s parade is Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. The Sebring Christmas parade will take to the streets of downtown on its traditional route down Ridgewood and around the Circle. Anyone looking for information on floats or applications may contact the chamber of commerce at 385-8448. (The date printed for th e Lake Placid Christmas parade in Sundays edition is correct, Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.) The News-Sun apologizes for the errors and is grateful for the opportunit y to set the record straight. Sebring, Avon Park Christmas parade dates correction Special to the News-SunSEBRING Elizabeth W addell, president of the l ocal WAVES Highlanders U nit 88, has announced t hat the Unit members will h ost a Pearl Harbor R emembrance Ceremony a t the Sebring Sea S ervices Museum, 1402 R oseland Ave., just off K enilworth Boulevard. The program is slated to b egin at 1 p.m. Saturday, D ec. 7 and includes the N avy Bell Tolling ceremon y. The guest speaker will b e Gerry Harvey, U.S. M arine Corps master gunn ery sergeant (retired) and p resident of the Veterans A dvisory Board. Special recognition will b e given for those World W ar II veterans in attend ance, with a moment of s ilence held to honor the w ar heroes, military and c ivilian, who died in the a ttack or the ensuing a ftermath. The Sea Services M useum will be open for t ours following the cerem ony, and will serve as h ost for the refreshments. The solemn ceremony is s ponsored by the WAVES a nd the Veterans Council o f Highlands County, hono ring those who perished a t Pearl Harbor seventyt wo years ago when the U nited States was attacked b y the Imperial Japanese N avy in a surprise assault t he early morning hours of D ec. 7, 1941. Eight U.S. Navy battles hips stationed at B attleship Row at Pearl H arbor were damaged, w ith four sinking. Two of t hese ships were later r aised, and following e xtensive repairs, with the r emaining four, returned t o service during the war. The Japanese damaged o r sank three cruisers, t hree destroyers, an antia ircraft training ship, and o ne minelayer. Some 188 U .S. aircraft were d estroyed, most while still o n the tarmac. Over 2,400 A mericans were killed and 1 ,282 wounded during the a ssault that lasted just two h ours. The USS Arizona, suff ered the most human c asualty, with more than 1 ,177 sailors trapped i nside her hull as the mass ive ship sunk to the bott om of the harbor. A m emorial was later built a cross the hull and dedic ated in 1961, 20 years f ollowing the attack. Oil c ontinues to seep from her h ull. The Japanese attack on P earl Harbor was not the o nly preemptive strike t hat day, as simultaneous a ssaults by the Japanese w ere carried out at the U .S. held Philippines and o n the British Empire in M alaya, Singapore, and H ong Kong. The surprise a ttack by the Japanese was a military attempt to prev ent the U.S. Pacific Navy F leet from interference w ith their attacks in S outheast Asia and against t he overseas territories of t he United Nations and the N etherlands. As a result of the attack o n Pearl Harbor by the J apanese, President F ranklin D. Roosevelt d eclared war on Japan. In r eturn, Germany and Italy d eclared war on the U nited States, propelling t he United States into W orld War II. Sources:;; Pearl Harbor ceremony planned Continued on A6 News-Sun staffAVON PARK An Avon Park woman was killed Tuesday in a singlevehicle crash near Frostproof. According to a release from the Polk County Sheriffs Office, 53-yearold Sharon Williams was heading south on U.S. 27 at around 7:45 a.m. when her silver 2003 Toyota Matrix mini-van entered the grass median and the the northbound turn lane just south of Xerisxape Nursery Road. According to witnesses and the investigation, it appears Williams then over-corrected and, in an attempt to return to the southbound lanes, the min ivan struck the concave po rtion of the median, becam e airborne and rolled, ejecting Williams, who was no t wearing a seat belt. Williams was the sole occupant of the minivan. Speed appears to be a factor. No other vehicles were involved in the accident, which closed the roa d for several hours. AP woman dies in rollover crash on U.S. 27 in Polk Co. Sharon Williams, 53, killed when van flipped Tuesday


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 Page A3 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars p/u; 0 0 0 3 3 4 9 1 Special to the News-SunSEBRING As part of the H eartland Holiday Festival, P ush Event Productions is p leased to announce that the D ec. 6 Sebring Christmas P arade which is organized b y the Heartland Young P rofessionals will feature a s pecial appearance by the w orld famous Budweiser C lydesdales. These Gentle Giants, as t hey are often referred to, are a symbol of quality and tradit ion for Anheuser-Busch s ince 1933. Their appearance i n the parade coincides with a s pecial presentation to Bernie L ittle Distributors for winn ing Anheuser-Buschs A mbassadors of Excellence a ward. The eight-horse hitch will be harnessed and hitched to the famous red beer wagon at the Sebring Fairgrounds starting at 5:30 p.m. until they depart for the parade, which begins at 7 p.m. The Clydesdalesappearance in Sebring is one of hundreds made annually by the traveling hitches. Canadians of Scottish decent brought the first Clydesdales to America in the mid-1800s. Today, the giant draft horses are used primarily for breeding and show. Horses chosen for the Budweiser Clydesdale hitch must be at least three years of age, stand approximately 18 hands or six feet at the shoulder, weigh an average of 2,000 pounds, must be bay in color, have four white legs, and a blaze of white on the face and black mane and tail. Agentle temperament is very important as hitch horses meet millions of people each year. Asingle Clydesdale hitch horse will consume as much as 20-25 quarts of feed, 40-50 pounds of hay and 30 gallons of water per day. Each hitch travels with a Dalmatian. In the early days of brewing, Dalmatians were bred and trained to protect the horses and guard the wagon when the driver went inside to make deliveries. The annual Christmas Parade, which is held in downtown Sebring each year, will feature the theme A Classic Christmas. The parade will start at 7 p.m. and the route will run south starting at the corner of Sebring Parkway and North Ridgewood Drive, around the Circle, to South Commerce Avenue. It will end at McClain Lane by Firemens Field. Applications can be found at, along with step-by-step instructions on how to become a parade participant. Deadline to register is Nov. 27. For more information and a Schedule of Events for the four-week Heartland Holiday Festival, visit www.HeartlandHolidayFest.c om. Budweiser Clydesdales to appear in Sebring Christmas parade Dec. 6 Courtesy photo T he world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be special guest stars in the Sebring Christmas parade, which is set for 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 in downtown Sebring. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South Florida State Colleges (SFSC) Performing Arts is celebrating its 30th Artist Series season with a diverse lineup of amazing performances. Michael McDonalds: This Christmas An Evening of Holiday and Hits will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m., in the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts. McDonald, winner of five Grammy awards, first rose to fame in the mid 1970s when he joined up with the Doobie Brothers as a lead singer and songwriter. It was with the Doobie Brothers where he wrote some of his bestknown hits, like TakinIt To The Streets and What AFool Believes. After the Doobie Brothers disbanded in 1982, McDonald went on to begin a successful solo career. Some of his biggest hits include I Keep Forgettin and duets like This Is It and On My Own. Individual tickets for McDonald are $42, $53 and $63. They are available for purchase online at or at the SFSC Box Office, 863-784-7178. SFSC Box Office hours are 11:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m., Monday Friday. The box office is in front of the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, 600 W. College Drive, Avon Park. This Artist Series performance in sponsored by Bill and Lisa Jarrett, Florida Hospital Heartlan d Medical Center, and Dr. David and Allison Willey. An hour prior to the performance, audience members can visit the Images of Florida exhibition at the SFSC Museum of Florida Art and Culture (MOFAC). Images of Florida features the photography of Lee Dunkel. MOFAC is open to the public from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, one hour prior to each Artist and Matinee Series performance, and by appointment for group tours. For more information about the museum or its exhibitions and workshops or to request a museum tour, contact Mollie Doctrow, curator, MOFAC, at 863-784-7240 or visit the SFSC MOFAC website at Michael McDonalds coming to rock the holidays at SFSC Courtesy pho to Five-time Grammy Award winner Michael McDonald will perform at SFSC on Dec. 11. Concert set for Dec. 11


TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS SCOTT DRESSELEditor editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor BUSINESS OFFICEJANET NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor VICKIE WATSONvickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH ADVERTISING Editorial & Opinion Page A4 News-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 The departments reasoning is i ncluded in the letter sent to parents w ith each report of a traffic violation. Vehicle crashes are the number one c ause of deaths among young adults. T eens are more likely to be killed in an a utomobile crash than any other way, i t says. There are several factors that result i n such a heartbreaking reality. First, and unfortunately, we all pass t hrough trying, but essential, years w hile maturing to adulthood the t ime between 12 and 22, when we feel i nvincible and smarter than anyone e lse. Add peer pressure into the mixt ure, plus a dash of rebellion and a lack o f experience and you end up with young people who are frustrating, arrogant and unwilling to listen, but paradoxically, healthily age-appropriate. Its one of the great cosmic jokes we all have to be know-it-alls and make stupid mistakes before we can begin to gain wisdom. Even the most well-meaning teens can make bad judgments or get caught up in lies. Even teens from tight, loving families sometimes withhold the truth. Think back to when you were young. Did you admit everything to your parents? This is why parents should be kept informed of how their children are doing on the road. Infractions might signal a misunderstanding of traffic rules or a lack of skill when driving clues parents can use to improve their childrens driving habits and abilities. Or infractions can reveal a risk takers pattern of driving too fast or not paying the needed attention to traffic lights and stop signs. The notification, in other words, provides opportunities for early intervention from the family and not the legal system. By alerting parents to potential dangers, the LPPD improves a young drivers chances of survival or avoiding a crash in the first place. We hope this policy is embraced by the other law enforcement agencies in the county. We hope parents make use of critical information not to punish, but to improve. And we hope young drivers themselves will be open enough to learn from their mistakes. LPPDs new traffic violation policy protects young drivers W e thank the Lake Placid Police Department for what we think is an excellent new policy: Parents of drivers 21 or younger will now be n otified by mail of any traffic infractions committed b y their children, whether or not a citation is served. Massachusetts Democrat Barry Greenfield is pushing for legislation to allow police to enter your home unannounced, without warrant, and take your guns. Greenfield actually believes it is a problem that police dont have the authority to enter peoples homes and inspect their firearms to ensure their guns are safely secured. Massachusetts law requires guns to be locked in containers or equipped with trigger locks. James Madison fought for protection from a tyrannical government that would order their police to enter peopleshomes and search for evidence of any incriminating behavior and succeeded with The Bill of Rights. The Fourth Amendment protects you from any personal attacks from Greenfields Police by demanding authorities have reasonable evidence that you are breaking a law of the land. What kind of country is dreamt of by people such as Greenfield in which uniformed, helmeted police can storm their way into peopleshomes during dinner or disrupting the kids study time, demanding you show them your legal guns under the very real threat of the weapons they themselves are displaying? How many times will we have to bear with the apology of police who shot a little boy to death because he helpfully ran down the stairs with his BB gun in a way that made the police feel threatened? All of this because a Big Government Democrat decided he knows better than you how you should live your life? Transfats are being outlawed. Is it really so absurd to consider the Gun Police might also search your home for transfats? It isnt. Prosecutors load up on charges to get some sort of conviction and finding anything in your home that seems not to be in accord with local and federal laws would surely qualify. How might a special division of Greenfields gun police enter the home of Olympic shotgun competitors, local pistol champions, duck hunters and moms protecting their kids? Anyone think theyll simply knock politely? Okay, maybe once. New York City violated the Fourth Amendment for years with Stop and Frisk even though a federal judge ruled it unconstitutional. Stop and Frisk was the federal crime committed by New York police wherein they searched anyone regardless of whether they believe a crime has been committed Mayor Bloomberg appealed, saying the tactic was an important part of [the NYPDs] record of success. These are not isolated incidents of Big Government intrusions into your life. While Greenfield and Bloomberg represent the worst of overtly bullying citizens into obedience, the Democratic Partys top leadership has already been entering your home, office, cell phones and laptops for years. Spying on you and your family, having access to your phone calls (not just the numbers you call), Skype sessions and emails is not just a symptom of accidental overreach. This is the vision of the national leaders of what used to be a party dedicated to freedom. Were all of this being done by Republicans, I truly believe from recent history there would be great outrage rightfully whipped up by the nationa l media. Is the lack of national media outrage due to fear that the Department of Justice continues to spy on them and, in one instance, the family of a journalist? Do they feel a lack of enthusiasm for criticizing a political party with which they agree? I hope local police around the country rebel against this nightmare of constitutional destruction. After all, they, too, have families to protect and are sworn to uphold the constitution, not the illegal directives of local liberal politi cians. Rick Jensen is Delawares award-winning conservative talk show host streaming live on from 1-4 p.m. Contact Rick at, or follow him on Twitter @Jensen1150WDEL/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. The death of personal freedom Guest Column Rick Jensen Clearing up previous letter E ditor: Corrections to We the P eople Speak Termination o f Vincent Ahkimie I. The luncheon for the Taking Back Our Cities E ffort Initiative will be held a t the Heartland Workforce C onference Room at 5901 U .S. 27 South, Sebring on F riday, Dec. 6 at noon with g uest speaker Jeff Cottrell of D ayton, Ohio on Getting A merica Back to Work. No l unch. Meeting only. It will n ot be held at the Avon Park C ity Public Works C onference Room. II. The faith-based meeti ng for all churches, congreg ations, businesses, and c ommunity will be held at t he Primera Iglesia Hispana D iscipulos De Cristo Church o n 3700 Schumacher Road, S ebring. It will begin at 7 p .m. with guest speaker E vangelist Jeff Cottrell of D ayton, Ohio. It will not be h eld at the Avon Park H oliness Camp in Avon P ark. III. The street service with o ur Footmen will be held on S aturday, Dec. 7. IV. For those individuals t hat are not aware of street o utreaches, the terminology aggressively taking by f orce does not mean physic al force but supernaturall y and spiritually pulling d own strongholds of the e nemy of God. For we w restle not against flesh and b lood, but against principali ties, against powers against t he rulers of the darkness of t his world against spiritual w ickedness in high places. E phesians 6:12. For more information conc erning this initiative, or if you would like to attend any of these events, you may call: Reverend Barbara J. Robinson or Pastor Mary Coston at (863) 243-1054 or (561) 767-1778. Blessings. Rev. Barbara J. Robinson on behalf of the Christian Community and Taking Back Our Cities Initiative effortAg Venture is a treat for all agesEditor: My husband and I just moved to Sebring this past June, and thanks to a wonderful neighbor, Ruth Handley, we learned of Ag Adventure, bought two tickets, and went with her to the appreciation day and dinner held at the fairgrounds right after the event. We were thrilled with what we saw and learned. The kids did a grand job, and the adults were to be commended for the guidance and effort put into the teaching and presentations we saw on the tour. It was very obvious that a lot of time and work was spent on this event by all of the folks involved. The dinner was very nice, and we met some terrific new friends. We come from Southeast Florida, and Sebrings Ag Adventure was an event to be treasured by all the children, teachers, mentors, participants and residents of the Highlands County area. We are looking forward to seeing much more of this as long as we live here, which hopefully will be for many more years. Congratulations on a job well done. Kathy and Bob Rabatie Sebring BouquetLPHS cheerleaders thank sponsorsEditor: Lake Placid High School Varsity Cheerleaders would like to thank their Club Sponsors for the 2013-2014 season. With your help we were able to travel to all of the away football games. ABig Shout out to: Affordable Termite & Pest Control; Allaires Hair & Nail Designs; Anderson Animal Clinic; Bates Sons & Daughters; Bevis Construction; Blinds ASAP! Of Sebring; BPOil Company; Central Security & Electronics, Inc.; Citrus Animal Clinic; Eastside Christian Church; Golden Corral; Green Dragon Bowling Team; GSF Enterprise; Head 2 Tail Taxidermy; Highlands Propane Services; Jean Deuth, Re/Max Realty Plus 11; Lake Placid DeMolay; Lake Placid High Art Dept.; Lake Placid Historical Society; LPHS Band Boosters; Luis Alonso Cutting Horses; M2 Citrus & Cattle; Mountain Top; Paula Saap Photography; Pugh Utilities Service, Inc.; Race Way of Lake Placid; Charles and Nancy Dye; David and Linda Veley; Dolak Family; Jan and John Shoop; Louis and Vicky Rivera; Michael and Kris Rider; Nathan Stanley 2013; and T.J. and Silvia Swaford. Sharon Reid Lake Placid


H ighlands County eight years a go, was the inspiration b ehind the studentscrime s cene. CSI unit members Jeff F ennell and Jon Wilkinson s howed students the types of i tems that are normally used a t a crime scene fingerp rint dust, crime scene tape, m easuring tools and the CSI t ruck, which was parked outs ide. Back at the crime scene, R oss Porter of the HCSO e xplained how the students i nteracted with the mock s cene. We let them walk through h ere at a slow pace so they c an look and see everything. W e have a fingerprint there, t here we have a shoe print a nd down here theres a tire p rint. We let them look and o bserve and write down what t hey notice, then the CSI g uys come up and tell them w hat they should have n oticed in the scene and why t hey would need that piece of i nformation, Porter e xplained. The CSI guys, Fennell and W ilkinson, went over the m any types of evidence and h ow it is all used during an i nvestigation. We told them about fing erprints and their identifiers, w hether its a loop or a w horl. We go over how the s hoe print can be matched to a suspects shoe, Fennell said. Angie Porter felt the experience was a great way to mesh with the DNAstudies the children have been going over in the classroom. This helps us to incorporate what theyve been learning about DNAin the classroom with a real-life example, Porter said. The SMS students will continue their studies on DNAthroughout the week including their very own fingerprint study and observation in class today. ically taken into custody and transported to receiving facilities 1,031 persons here in Highlands County. That number, she said, does not reflect substance abuse calls. The sheriff deemed the current system inadequate and failed, saying it provides less service while costing taxpayers a lot of money. Benton described it as a revolving door for local substance abusers and the mentally ill. She told the board that those with specific problems are currently farmed out to different facilities throughout the area, including Polk and Hillsborough counties. Moreover, the cases are time-intensive, taking deputies away from their patrol duties for hours at a time. While some of those transported are taken to mental health or substance abuse facilities, others simply are brought to the Highlands County jail, making it an ersatz holding facility. Tri-County Human Services CEO Bob Rihn compared the new initiative to the award-winning in-jail substance abuse treatment program, also known as JASA. What we are trying to do is extend that further, especially since we have become involved in the mental health area, taking over responsibilities from the Marge Brewster Center, he said. Rihn said the idea would be to reduce recidivism through follow-up and the inclusion of other facilities into the program. There are a lot of pieces that still are empty, but we do have the staff available to do what Im saying through our side, he said. Commissioner Don Elwell asked Benton about the proposed in-kind match, My concern is providing in-kind services for year three and what our exposure is for cash, he said. Benton explained that there are no long-term commitments as part of the program and that the money would be rolled into regular operations. It would be a slow assim ilation of costs, she said. Apublic safety coordinating council also will be appointed to monitor the grant process. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 Page A5 MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 4"; Black; main A rhr top of ad stack ; 0 0 0 3 3 4 3 8 VILLAGE INN/DOW SHERWOOD CORP.; 9.347"; 6"; Black plus three; process, main A; 0 0 0 3 3 6 0 2 Continued from A1 t hat the resident had been f eeding the bear out of the g oodness of his heart, the p roblems associated with f eeding bears are just too m uch to overcome. Morse declined to release t he name of the resident or t he specific area of the incid ent, pending further investig ation of the matter. Aflap erupted last year over the feeding of feral cats and dogs. Currently, the practice is permissible to people on their own property or who have permission to put the food out on other land. However, Morse said, many times the food put out for feral cats is consumed by wildlife. If you are putting out food for feral cats, you are liable to create a problem with a large number of species, he said. There are a half dozen species of wildlife in Florida that are illegal for humans to feed, including alligators, bears, coyotes, foxes, sand hill cranes and pelicans. Over the past three years, the problems with bears has increased in Highlands County to such a point that FWC officials have held special workshops on the issues. Continued from A1 Katara Simmons/News-Sun More than 100 students and teachers took part Friday morning in the second annual Stride for Pride W alk-a-Thon event at Highlands University Preparatory School in Sebring. Participants were either sponsored per lap by f riends and family or a flatrate donation could be made. Students and staff completed 1,470 laps, w hich equated to 367.5 miles during the one hour event. Contributions will be used to provide student scholarships and to update computer/technology equipment. Katara Simmons/News-Sun Kindergarten student Kaitlynn Williams is all smiles Friday morning during the Stride for Pride W alk-a-Thon at Highlands University Preparatory School in Sebring. Students Stride for Pride Continued from A1 code enforcement. Its all about the delivery of service, Lister said. It provides more trained personnel who are available to respond to incidents. For example, a structure fire call must have at least four firefighters on scene so two can go in while two others wait outside to relieve them, Lister said. Avon Park shifts typically have three firefighters, so they cant send anyone inside until other firefighters arrive. He and his officers just became those extra firefighters, Lister said. Lister said he also he learned a firefighter has to know what a fire is doing and plan how to attack. For example, firefighters might attack a garage fire from inside the house. That prevents fire crews from pushing the fire into the house and burning it down. I enjoyed going to fire school, Lister said. The hands-on work was fun. You learn an awful lot that you dont know. Theres a lot more to it than putting water on (a) fire. Robinson said the plan, since the city converted to having the Highlands County Sheriffs Office provide law enforcement on Oct. 1, 2012, was to have the remaining city officers cross-trained and support the city fire department as they now support the Sheriffs Office. Both Lister and Robinson said Deleon and Lister regularly meet with Capt. Jeff Barfield regarding the state of city law enforcement, crime and public safety. Julian (Deleon) and I are in constant contact with Capt. Barfield, Lister said. (We) talk with him once a week. According to contract, the Sheriffs Office handles emergency calls law enforcement, fire and medical and dispatch the calls to the appropriate stations and personnel while the city officers provide extra personnel, if needed, and handle traffic enforcement and community policing. Lister said its been a good partnership for the past year. Technically, the Sheriffs Office doesnt report to his office or his t o them, but they work togeth er. Deleon praised public safety department personne l for getting multiple-discipline credentials and for attending school on their own time, which saved the city overtime pay. This simply translates into (their) commitment to the organization, Deleon said. Also, Deleon said while he is paying the same employees the same salaries, they have more skills and can perform mor e functions in an emergency. Deleon said its importa nt for the city to manage human resources as the city continues to expand. Avon Park is in the process of annexing Crystal Lake Golf Club, a manufactured home park with 850 residents in 513 home sites. Continued from A1 Public Safety officers in AP get cross training as firefighters Sheriff to seek multi-year grant Bears in danger if fed by humans Students study crime scene


give tips and techniques on protecting landscape plants from frost and freeze.Proper plant choices, placement, and winterizing will be covered in this two-hour short course. There is no charge, but frost cloth will be available for purchase through the Master Gardener program.Call the Extension office at 402-6540 to reserve a spot.Promenaders host dance ThursdayLAKE PLACID The Pine Ridge Promenaders would like to invite all square dancers to the next dance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday to celebrate Thanksgiving. Sonny McCartney will be calling and snacks will be served. The dance will be held at Sunshine RVPark on State Road 70, 1,000 yards east of US 27, south of Lake Placid. There will be no dance on Thanksgiving evening. Chamber lunch is ThursdayAVON PARK The Avon Park Chamber of Commerces business luncheon will be at noon Thursday at the Hotel Jacaranda on Main Street. The luncheon cost is $11. Life Link is the sponsor and main speaker this month. Call the chamber at 4533350 for a reservation today.Guests are welcome and encouraged to attend. Dec. 5 will be a breakfast meeting, also at the Hotel Jacaranda on Main Street at 7:30 a.m.The sponsor is Highlands Independent Bank.Tanglewood Cancer Concert is ThursdaySEBRING Tanglewood is holding a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday to raise funds for cancer research. Doors open at 6:15. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door starting at 6 p.m. The show is sponsored by Newsom Eye and features an amazing lineup of local talent: The Sebring High School Show Choir, Heartland Idol finalists Ashley Elder, Gary Johnson, Adam Meredith, Nala Price and Lindsey Sears, plus special guest Matthew Wacaster. Light snacks and cold drinks will be on sale. As well, there will be a 50/50 draw. Tanglewood is on U.S. 27 one half mile north of the Sebring Walmart, across from Dennys. Legion Ladies plan saleLAKE PLACID American Legion Placid Post 25 Ladies Auxiliary will host its annual flea market at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Post 25 is at 1490 U.S. 27 North. This is always a huge event with lots of undiscovered treasure offered for sale. Table fees are $10 and you can reserve a table by calling the post at 465-0975 or 6554253. Donuts, breakfast sandwiches and coffee will also be available. Proceeds provide support for veterans activities in Highlands County. Garden Club hosting Holiday Home and Garden TourLAKE PLACID Lake Placid Garden Club presents four beautiful lakefront homes and gardens to be open for tour from 1-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. Free refreshments and poinsettia sale will be held at the clubs Holiday Cafe in the pavilion at Stuart Park. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the park on the day of the tour. Tickets will also provide map. For tickets or further information contact Peggy Alexander at 465-1269 or Connie Watson at 465-0487. Proceeds from this event will be used to fund college scholarships and civic projects in the Lake Placid community.Moose Riders host fish fry and karaokeSEBRING The Moose Riders at Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 on U.S. 98 are holding their bi-weekly fish fry on Thursday.Fish baskets will be served from 5-7 p.m. by JTand his crew. Karaoke byJewells will begin at 6 p.m. and a 50/50 will be drawn. Net profits from all Moose Rider functions are donated to Moose and local charities. Moose members and guests are welcome.Friends of Istokpoga Fall meetLORIDA The Friends of Istokpoga Lake Association, Inc. will hold its fall general membership at the Lorida Community Center at 7 p.m. Thursday. It is the start of a new season on Lake Istokpoga. The main speaker for the evening will be Gary Ritter, SFWMD Okeechobee office service director. He will give an insight into how they handled all the water this summer and give a progress report on the Northern Everglades project. Directo r Bill Dwinell will give an update on the new emergency response program th e board is working on. There will also be some represent atives from local agencies to up date members on projects happening on Lake Istokpoga. Refreshments will be served beginning at 6:45 p.m. Mark your calendar fo r this informative evening. A table be set up to collect 2014 dues. Audubon speaker on Ridge and scrub-jayLAKE PLACID The Highlands County Audubon Society will meet Thursday featuring speaker Nicole Ranalli, the lead biologist for the Lake Wales Ridge Wildlife Environmental Area. Ranalli will inform attendees about The Lake Wales Ridge and the Florid a Scrub-jay. The social and potluck dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7:15 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 106 N. Main St. Join in the fun and learn more about whats happening on the wonderful Lake Wales Ridge and with the beloved Florida scrub-jay. Those attending dinner a re asked to bring a dish and their own service. Drinks a re provided. Ashort meeting will follow the program, ending with a drawing. Members and guests are we lcome to come at any time, before or after dinner. For information, call 465-2468. Continued from A2 Page A6 News-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page; 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 2 UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 3.639"; 5"; Black; 11/13,20,27; 0 0 0 3 3 6 5 0 CHICANES; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 11/20,22,24; 0 0 0 3 3 6 5 1 DUDLEYPALMER Dudley A. (Doug) Palmer, beloved dad, educator and f riend, passed away peacef ully on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2 013 at the age of 81. Born i n Cleveland, Ohio, Doug w as raised in Miami where h e graduated Miami Senior H igh School in 1950 and m arried Dawn Rollins and w as married for 28 y ears. He was a m ember of the U nited States Air F orce where he p layed the sousap hone in the Air F orce Band. After h is military service h e graduated from the U niversity of Florida in 1 959 with a degree in E ntomology and joined the S tate of Florida Department o f Agriculture Division of P lant Industries as plant i nspector. Later, Doug e njoyed a teaching career s panning 28 years at B roward Community C ollege in Davie, Fla., w here he established the f irst Pest Control T echnology Program in the s tate and also the F umigation School. He successfully maintained a second career as owner of the Pest Control Tutoring School where Doug taught and mentored countless students seeking state certification for more than 40 years. Doug is survived by his longtime friend and companion, Letty Long of Avon Park, FLla.; his three loving children, Hank (Deborah) of Charlotte, N.C., Arden (Mark) Griffith of Windermere, Fla., and Susan Palmer of Plantation, Fla.; his grandchildren, Matthew (Natalie) of Birmingham, Ala., and Garrett of Charlotte, N.C.; and his great-grandchild, Mason of Birmingham, Ala. Acelebration of life will be held on Monday, Nov. 25, in the Olmsted House at Bok Tower Botanical Gardens 1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL33853 at 12 p.m. Agraveside service will be held the same day at 10 a.m. for family and close friends at the Lakeview Memorial Gardens, 854 Memorial Drive, Avon Park, Fla. Palmer Community Briefs Obituaries Special to the News-Sun AVON PARK Wells M otor Company, the local C hrysler Group dealership, h elped to raise $2,510 in f unding for Avon E lementary School and key a wareness for bullying prev ention with Chrysler b rands Drive for the Kids p rogram. The fundraising e vent was held Oct. 19 in c onjunction with the Avon E lementary School C arnival. The Chrysler brand and o ur local dealerships are c ommitted to giving back t o the communities where w e do business, said Al G ardner, director at the S outheast Business Center f or Chrysler Group LLC. We are extremely proud to s upport both schools and o rganizations, as they e ncourage student developm ent and growth. Participants earned a $10 c ontribution to the school o n their behalf from the C hrysler brand by taking a b rief test drive in a 2013 m odel Town & Country minivan highest ranked in loyalty 11 years in a row, as well as other Chrysler vehicles made available for test drives thanks to Wells Motor Company. In partnership with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, those who participated also received important information about RFK Project SEATBELT(Safe Environments Achieved through Bullying Prevention Engagement Leadership Teaching Respect). At the conclusion of the program, the school with the highest number of test drives in each one of the five geographic regions (Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Central, and West) will win an additional $5,000, for a total of $25,000 in additional funding from Chrysler through the Drive for the Kids program. Chrysler introduced Drive for the Kids in 1993. Wells Motor Co. raises $2,510 for Avon Elementary bullying prevention MEDLEY(AP) Thieves took off about $500,000 worth of Red Bull energy drinks from a South Florida warehouse. The Miami Herald reports the theft occurred sometime over the Veterans Day weekend at a warehouse that opened just a few months ago in Medley, near Miami. When the workers arrived in the morning, they found that the alarms had been disconnected, said Medley police detective Lourdes Muniz. She said the warehouse was locked at 4 p.m. on Nov. 9 when workers left for the weekend. The thieves apparently had a key to the OHL, Inc. warehouse and disconnected the alarm system, said Muniz. A security company remotely monitors the building. Muniz said that once inside, the thieves used four forklifts to move 108 pallets. There were no surveillance cameras at the warehouse, so investigators have no visual way to identify the thieves or the type of vehicle they left in. I have talked to our police command in order to reinforce security in those industrial areas, said Medley Mayor Robert Martell. Thieves take $500,000 worth of energy drinks


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 Page A7 CENTRAL SECURITY; 3.639"; 3"; Black plus three; process, main A #6; 0 0 0 3 3 6 0 1 LAKELAND COMFORT SHOES; 7.444"; 15.75"; Black plus three; process, 11/17,20,22; 0 0 0 3 3 7 5 5 Courtesy photo Carlos Rodriquez, Arcs nursery operations manager, shows some of the peach trees that were recently delivered to the plant nursery. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Fruit trees h ave been added to the g rowing list of inventory at R idge Area Arcs Plant N ursery. The nursery serves a s both a revenue source and a training tool for some of t he participants in Arcs A dult Day Training program. T hey learn about seeding, rep otting, weeding, root cutt ing, and general plant maint enance. According to nursery o perations manager Carlos R odriquez, We just finished u nloading a delivery of p each trees. We now have a pple, pear, fig, avocado, nectarine, plum, persimmon, and pecan trees. Rodriquez was busy getting the new additions to the nursery ready for the Arcs Fall Festival. The festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The plant nursery, at 120 W. College, is made possible through Arcs partnership with South Florida State College. For more information on the nursery, contact Rodriquez at 452-1295. For more information regarding Ridge Area Arc call Rhonda Beckman at 452-1295, ext. 112, or e-mail her at Arcs Plant Nursery in Avon Park expands Special to the News-SunTAVARRES Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care has joined more than 60 hospices nationwide in becoming accredited with the National Institute For Jewish Hospice (NIJH). The accreditation links Cornerstone Hospice with NIJH which provides staff training, insights on treating Jewish patients who are terminally ill, and access to resources and education about Jewish custom and practice that may arise while caring for a hospice patient who is Jewish. The accreditation was earned after Cornerstones Spiritual Manager Rich Behers attended the NIJH 28th Accreditation Conference in New Jersey this month. The training and resources now available through NIJH enables Cornerstones interdisciplinary teams to provide specialized care to patients of the Jewish faith who are at the end of their life, Behers said. We can now offer appropriate emotional and spiritual support to our patients and their families as they go through this most difficult journey. The NIJH conference brought together people from hospices across the country in related fields, including rabbis, administrators, chaplains of all faiths, psychologists, nurses, bereavement counselor and social workers for an intensive day of sessions, presenting the best minds in the field to lecture and discuss all aspects of hospice and the Jewish terminally ill. We congratulate Cornerstone Hospice for earning this important accreditation, said Rabbi Maurice Lamm, founder and president of NIJH Cornerstone is now part of a databa se of accredited Florida hospices that NIJH will refer patients, families and rabbis to when they seek the best care for the Jewish terminally ill. NIJH was established in 1985 to help alleviate suffering in serious and terminal illness. Its 52,000 members are comprised of business and professional leaders, and a consortium of endowing foundations. NIJH serves as a resource and educational center for hospices, hospitals, family service, medical organizations and all healthcare agencies, educating them to the issues and challenges of serving the Jewish terminally ill. Cornerstone Hospice earns accreditation from NIJH Business Associated PressWASHINGTON J PMorgan Chase & Co. has r eached a record $13 billion s ettlement with federal and s tate authorities, resolving c laims over the banks sales o f low-quality, high-risk m ortgage-backed securities t hat collapsed in value duri ng the U.S. housing crisis. The agreement is the latest c hapter in the bursting of the h ousing bubble. Without a doubt, the cond uct uncovered in this invest igation helped sow the s eeds of the mortgage meltd own, Attorney General E ric Holder said. JPMorgan w as not the only financial i nstitution during this period t o knowingly bundle toxic l oans and sell them to unsusp ecting investors, but that is n o excuse for the firms b ehavior. The settlement announced T uesday requires JPMorgan t o pay $9 billion and provide $ 4 billion in consumer relief, i ncluding principal reduct ions and other mortgage m odifications for homeowne rs facing foreclosure. According to a Justice D epartment document filed a s part of the settlement, J PMorgan bundled low-quali ty loans, regraded them with b etter marks in order to m ake them more attractive a nd then sold them to i nvestors without informing t he buyers of the risk i nvolved. On Monday, the Justice Departments No. 2 official said too many financial institutions had failed in their duty to ensure that their businesses were run cleanly. Recounting the conduct common to many banks including JPMorgan, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told the American Bankers Association that too many supervisors incentivized excessive risk taking, knowing that risky products could be unloaded down the road, ... leaving someone else to deal with the consequences. The final issue in the settlement revolved around the $4 billion to compensate consumers. Some $1.5 billion will be a write-down to reduce the principal of homeowner loans; $300 million will enable homeowners to pay less now on their mortgages; and the remainder of the $4 billion will go toward reducing mortgage interest rates, originating new loans and helping revive blighted properties in some of the hardest hit areas of the housing crisis, such as Detroit. An independent monitor will be appointed to oversee the assistance to homeowners. The agreement eclipses the record $4 billion levied on oil giant BPin January over the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history. JPMorgan, feds finalize deal


Page A8 News-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 wild game; 5.542"; 5"; Black; lp rotary wild game dinner; 0 0 0 3 3 5 5 5 R ichie, who has held the p ost for the past two years. In a matter of minutes, the b oard tapped commissioner G reg Harris as the chairman f or the upcoming year, with c ommissioner Ron Handley s elected to serve as vice c hairman for the board. In a brief ceremony, R ichie was presented with a g avel and a plaque commemo rating his service over the p ast year. Its been a tremendous l earning experience, he s aid, thanking his fellow b oard members for serving w ith him, Now, lets go to w ork. At the end of the Tuesday s ession, commissioners rearranged their meeting schedule, voting to do away with the monthly nighttime session, a meeting designed to give residents with day jobs an opportunity to attend the commission sessions. It began with a discussion of a scheduled Dec. 24 session. Commissioner Don Elwell suggested that in an effort to get business done, they cancel the Christmas Eve meeting and move the schedule back to include a meeting on Dec. 10, as well as the scheduled Dec. 3 and Dec. 17 meetings. Commissioners also voted to do away with meeting on the fourth Tuesday of the month, which had been set aside for evening sessions and discussions of issues that would invite extensive public input, since many residents now cant attend due to the fact the start at 9 a.m. on a weekday. County officials say beginning next year, commissioners will meet on the first and third Tuesdays of the month beginning at 9 a.m. Any other meetings and times will be called at the discretion of Harris. Continued from A1 County commission cuts back on meeting schedule Richie Harris TAMPA(AP) Aclass a ction lawsuit against the P olk County Sheriff and the a gencys treatment of juven ile detainees is underway in f ederal court in Tampa. The Southern Poverty Law C enter filed the lawsuit a gainst Polk Sheriff Grady J udd and Corizon, a compan y the sheriff contracts with t o provide inmates with m edical care. The suit was filed in 2012 o n behalf of seven juveniles. T hey allege overly harsh c onditions at the jail caused b y poor supervision, inadeq uate rehabilitative programs a nd an overuse of pepper s pray. The jail typically h ouses 60 to 70 juveniles. Sheriff Grady Judd has d enied the allegations. The L akeland Ledger reports that J udd defends his use of pepp er spray as a last resort for j uveniles who refuse to obey c ommands. He credits it w ith ending confrontations b efore they turn physical. Lawyers for the Southern Poverty Law Center showed video captured at the Polk County Jail during the first day of testimony on Monday. The security video shows a young man in a yellow jail uniform virtually disappearing under the punches and kicks of cellmates. Polk County deputies rush into frame, one wielding a stream of pepper spray. The young man attacked in the video took the stand to describe the scene for Southern Poverty Law Center lawyers. Miriam Haskell, a Southern Poverty lawyer, told U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday in her opening statement that pepper spray only perpetuates violence. Its used at the jail to threaten and instill fear, Haskell said. Jonathan Trohn, a Lakeland lawyer representing the sheriff, argued the Southern Poverty Law Centers accusations arent constitutional violations as alleged. Juveniles rarely received objectively serious injuries at the jail, he told the judge, and pepper spray is used little more than three times a month. The judge must consider the predisposition of the juveniles, Trohn argued, showing a picture of a shank that a fight-prone boy made. If the judge thinks jailhouse fights and suicide attempts were caused by the sheriffs policies, he said, youre not seeing the whole picture. Merryday ordered the lawyers to refer to children involved in the case by their initials only because they were minors when incidents occurred. Trial underway over Polk County juvenile detainees 7 juveniles allege overly harsh conditions SANFORD (AP) G eorge Zimmermans girlf riend said he tried to choke h er about a week ago during a n altercation that wasnt init ially reported to police, a p rosecutor told a judge T uesday during his first court a ppearance on domestic viol ence-related charges. Assistant State Attorney L ymary Munoz said Z immermans girlfriend, S amantha Scheibe, feared for h er life because Zimmerman m entioned suicide and said h e had nothing to lose. Z immermans public defende rs said after the hearing that he didnt appear to be suicidal. Judge Frederic Schott set Zimmermans bond at $9,000 and ordered that Zimmerman stay away from Scheibes house, wear a monitoring device and refrain from contact with her. The judge says he cant possess guns or ammunition or travel outside of Florida. Zimmerman has been charged with aggravated assault, a third-degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison if convicted. He also has been charged with battery and criminal mischief, both misdemeanors. An arraignment was scheduled for Jan. 7. Schott said that Zimmermans previous brushes with the law werent a factor in the conditions he was imposing, but he did cite the new allegation of choking as a reason for the bond amount. Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges earlier this year in the fatal shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin in a case that drew worldwide attention. Zimmerman wore gray jail garments and handcuffs during the hearing and spoke only when answering yes or no to the judge. New troubles for Zimmerman


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013Page A9 rffntbffnfn frnffnf ffnfffnnnnn nnnfnffnnnbnf bfffnffbf fnbfnbf fn rff nt bf t f tf f rf ntbn rfntfrb btbfntf fbtbf tff fbftbfbnbfb bbbbbbnrbtn brfbbbnbbrftrfb fbbbttnbbtnftfbfrrb ntftffbfntftbbnb trfnt Classifiedtn bfbrbrnfnbnbffbftrb bbttnbbntbntrnbrffbb fnrfntntftbnrfbrfb bfbtbfbf bbfbtntftrfbntnbnn nnntnrnfftnbrbbbrnnf nntnfrbnrrbrbn btfrftrbfntrfbtftb bbtnntbbnftftb bffbnrftrbfrftrbbnnrbb bfntfbbbnrnbbttbf tbrftbnb rfffntbtbt ttn tbnnbbtnfntbntn nbn ttf IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.28-2012-CA-000623 DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS AS TRUSTEE RALI 2006-QS3 Plaintiff, v. CAMILO A.GUZMAN; UFRANCINDA C. GUZMAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CAMILO A.GUZMAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF UFRANCINDA C.GUZMAN; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S),WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANTEES,ASSIGNEES, LIENORS,CREDITORS,TRUSTEES, SPOUSES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION,INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that,pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on November 06,2013,in this cause,in the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida,the clerk shall sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida, described as: LOT 13,IN BLOCK C,OF SPRING LAKE SECTION ONE,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 23,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. a/k/a 5905 THUNDER RD,SPRING LAKE,FL 33870 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,Sebring,FL 33870-3867,Highlands County,Florida,at eleven o'clock a.m.,on January 13,2014. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale,you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale.If you fail to file a claim you IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-476 IN RE:ESTATE OF MARY ELLA MIDDLETON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that a Petition for Summary Administration has been filed in the estate of MARY ELLA MIDDLETON,deceased,in the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is Clerk of the Court,Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was August 20, 2012; that the total value of the estate is approximately $16,500.00 and the names and addresses of those to whom it shall be assigned by such order is:Karin Pickard, 6557 Ontario Center Rd.,Ontario,N Y 14519,Kris Middleton,13032 S.Butler Rd., South Butler,NY 13154 and Randy Middleton,10823 Lummisville Rd.,Wolcott,N Y 14590. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE.ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 20,2013. Attorney for Person Giving Notice: John K.McClure Attorney for Karin Pickard Florida Bar No.286958 MCCLURE & LOBOZZO 211 South Ridgewood Drive Sebring,Florida 33870 Telephone:(863) 402-1888 Fax:(863) 402-2436 Secondary Person Giving Notice: Karin Pickard 6557 Ontario Center Road Ontario,New York 14519 November 20,27,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.28-2012-CA-000274 SPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY,INC.F/K/A AMERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY,INC. Plaintiff, v. LAUREN MATHEWS A/K/A LAUREN REDICK SADOWSKI A/K/A LAUREN S.REDICK A/K/A LAUREN REDICK; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LAUREN MATHEWS A/K/A LAUREN REDICK SADOWSKI A/K/A LAUREN S. REDICK A/K/A LAUREN REDICK; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S),WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANTEES,ASSIGNEES,LIENORS,CREDITORS,TRUSTEES,SPOUSES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE COMPANY; KELLY B.HARDWICK,III Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that,pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on November 06,2013,in this cause,in the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida,the clerk shall sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida, described as: LOTS 2117 AND 2118,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. a/k/a 2073 W.FALCON RD,AVON PARK,FL 33825-8442 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,Sebring,FL 33870-3867,Highlands County,Florida,at eleven o'clock a.m.,on January 13,2014. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale,you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale.If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Dates this 6th day of November,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 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.Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice,please contact the Court Administration Office at (863) 534-4690.If you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V),via Florida Relay Service. 555110140 November 20,27.2013 AGAINST DARVILLE W.MCLEMORE,JR. A/K/A DARVILLE W.MCLEMORE A/K/A DARVILLE MCLEMORE,DECEASED; LILLIE MCLEMORE; JULIE STEELMAN; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE are the Defendants,I 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.,on the 10th day of January,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 10,BLOCK 2,ERIN PARK,ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGE 77,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street Address:1405 KILLARNEY DRIVE, SEBRING,FLORIDA 33870 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the Court this 1st day of November,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK By:/s/ Toni Kopp 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. 3119.63 WFBNA November 13,20,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.11000209GCS WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK,N.A. Plaintiff, vs. ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS,BENEFICIARIES, LEGATEES,DEVISEES,PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES,CREDITORS AND ANY OTHER PERSON CLAIMING BY,THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST DARVILLE W. MCLEMORE,JR.A/K/A DARVILLE W. MCLEMORE A/K/A DARVILLE MCLEMORE, DECEASED,ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated October 31,2013 and entered in Case No.of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida,wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK,N.A.,is Plaintiff and ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS,BENEFICIARIES,LEGATEES,DEVISEES,PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, CREDITORS AND ANY OTHER PERSON CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER OR IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:13000457GCAXMX BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., Plaintiff, vs. AULEGE JEAN-BAPTISTE A/K/A AULEGE JEAN BAPTIST A/K/A AULEGE JEAN BAPTISTE,et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: AULEGE JEAN-BAPTISTE A/K/A AULEGE JEAN BAPTIST A/K/A AULEGE JEAN BAPTISTE Last Known Address:141 AUDREY AVE NW LAKE PLACID,FL 33852 Also Attempted At:1156 MONROE BLVD LANTANA,FL 333462 Also Attempted At:1318 TRADEWINDS WAY LANTANA,FL 33462 Also Attempted At:6617 JESSICA COURT LAKE WORTH,FL 33467 Also Attempted At:6041 STRAWBERRY FIELDS WAY LAKE WORTH,FL 33463 Current Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 21 AND 22,BLOCK 170,PLACID LAKES SECTION SIXTEEN,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 18,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any,to it,on Choice Legal Group, P.A.,Attorney for Plaintiff,whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET,SUITE 120,FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before December 17,2013,a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in THE NEWS-SUN and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice),(863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service),as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible.Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that your believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 7th day of November,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk 10-65333 November 13,20,2013 WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 7th day of November,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk 13-01654 November 13,20,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:28-2013-CA-000682 U.S.BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS TRUSTEE,ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF THE ASSET BACKED SECURITIES CORPORATION HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES AEG 2006-HE1 ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES AEG 2006-HE1, Plaintiff, vs. HUMBERTO A.CESPEDES CARRILLO,et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: HUMBERTO A.CESPEDES CARRILLO Last Known Address:3833 PONCE DE LEON BLVD SEBRING,FL 33872 Also Attempted At:8690 SW 11TH ST PEMBROKE PINES,FL 33025 Also Attempted At:1918 BUCHANAN ST HOLLYWOOD,FL 33020 Current Residence Unknown NELLY MARGOTH CARRILLO Last Known Address:3833 PONCE DE LEON BLVD SEBRING,FL 33872 Also Attempted At:8690 SW 11TH ST PEMBROKE PINES,FL 33025 Also Attempted At:17399 SW 21ST CT MIRAMAR,FL 33029 5595 Current Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: NORTH 1/2 LOT 43,BLOCK 250,SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING,UNIT 13,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 71,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA.THE NORTH 1/2 OF LOT 43,BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE NORTHEASTERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT 43,AS POINT OF BEGINNING,SAID POINT OF BEGINNING ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF PONCE DE LEON BLVD; RUN THENCE SOUTHERLY ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE LEFT RADIUS 2935',DELTA 0 DEGREE 58'04'',ARC 49.580',CHORD 49.579',CHORD BEARING SOUTH 21 DEGREES 29'21'' WEST; THENCE RUN NORTH 68 DEGREES 59'40'',125.0 FEET; THENCE RUN ALONG THE REAR LOT LINE OF SAID LOT 43 ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE RIGHT RADIUS 3060.0', DELTA 0 DEGREE 58'04'',ARC 51.692', CHORD 51.69' CHORD BEARING NORTH 21 DEGREES 29'22'' EAST; THENCE RUN ALONG THE NORTHERLY LOT LINE OF SAID LOT 43,SOUTH 68 DEGREES 01'36'' EAST, 125.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any,to it,on Choice Legal Group, P.A.,Attorney for Plaintiff,whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET,SUITE 120,FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before December 17,2013,a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in THE NEWS-SUN and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice),(863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service),as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible.Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that your believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 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.Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice,please contact the Court Administration Office at (863) 534-4690.If you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V),via Florida Relay Service. 111120081 November 20,27.2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.2012-CA-000295 MIDFIRST BANK Plaintiff, v. KENT W.BOGGS; TAMMY BREWER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TAMMY BREWER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KENT W.BOGGS; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S),WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,LIENORS,CREDITORS,TRUSTEES,SPOUSES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that,pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on November 06,2013,in this cause,in the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida,the clerk shall sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida, described as: A PORTION OF VACATED OHIO STREET OF FAIRMOUNT MOBILE ESTATES,AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 12,PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA,AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 45 OF SAID FAIRMOUNT MOBILE ESTATES; THENCE NORTH 87 DEGREES 49'54'' EAST A DISTANCE 15.00 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 1 DEGREE 19'40'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 120.00 FEET TO THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF DELAWARE AVENUE; THENCE NORTH 87 DEGREES 49'54'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 10.00 FEET TO THE CENTER LINE OF SAID OHIO STREET; THENCE SOUTH 1 DEGREE 19'40'' EAST ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF OHIO STREET,A DISTANCE OF 120.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 49'54'' WEST,A DISTANCE OF 10.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. AND BEGIN AT THE SW CORNER OF LOT 45,GO EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT AND ITS STRAIGHT EXTENSION A DISTANCE OF 65 FEET; THENCE NORTH AND PARALLEL TO THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT,120 FEET TO A POINT,THENCE WEST ALONG NORTH LINE OF SAID LOT AND ITS STRAIGHT EXTENSION A DISTANCE OF 65 FEET TO THE NW CORNER OF SAID LOT, THENCE SOUTH ALONG WEST LINE OF SAID LOT TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING,ALL IN FAIRMOUNT MOBILE ESTATES,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 12,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1985 DUTCHMEN DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME WITH VIN #D25219521A,TITLE #42509930 AND VIN #D25219521B,TITLE #42497097; WHICH HAS BEEN RETIRED. a/k/a 3439 DELAWARE AVE.,SEBRING,FL 33872-2505 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,Sebring,FL 33870-3867,Highlands County,Florida,at eleven o'clock a.m.,on January 13,2014. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale,you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale.If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Dates this 6th day of November,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court BATE CODE.ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 20,2013. Attorney for Person Giving Notice: John K.McClure Attorney for Petitioner Florida Bar No.286958 MCCLURE & LOBOZZO 211 South Ridgewood Drive Sebring,Florida 33870 Telephone:(863) 402-1888 Fax:(863) 402-2436 Secondary Person Giving Notice: Katherine Wiseman,Petitioner 1109 Peace Pipe Pl.,Unit 102 Myrtle Beach,SC 29579 November 20,27,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-452 IN RE:ESTATE OF ROBERT F.MCCABE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that a Petition for Summary Administration in the estate of ROBERT F.MCCABE,deceased,has been filed with the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is Clerk of the Court,Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was June 30, 2013; that the total value of the estate is less than $75,000.00 and the name and address of whom it shall be assigned by an order is:KATHERINE WISEMAN,1109 Peace Pipe PL.,Unit 102,Myrtle Beach,SC 29579. A LL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROIN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-480 IN RE:ESTATE OF MARY C.STILL Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that a Petition for Summary Administration in the estate of MARY C.STILL,deceased,has been filed with the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is Clerk of the Court,Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring,Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was August 27,2013; that the total value of the estate is less than $75,000.00 and the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are:Caitlin Jean Still,1721 Marigold Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33875 and Candra Lee Polk,1721 Marigold Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33875. A LL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE.ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 20,2013. A ttorney for Person Giving Notice: John K.McClure A ttorney for Caitlin Jean Still Florida Bar No.286958 MCCLURE & LOBOZZO 211 South Ridgewood Drive Sebring,Florida 33870 Telephone:(863) 402-1888 Fax:(863) 402-2436 Secondary Person Giving Notice: Caitlin Jean Still 1721 Marigold Avenue Sebring,Florida 33875 November 20,27,2013 1050Legals 1000 AnnouncementsSUBSCRIBE TO THE NEWS-SUN CALL 385-6155


Page A10News-SunWednesday, November 20, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.13000775GCAXMX SECTION NO. MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION FKA MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. KENNETH E.MCLEOD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KENNETH E.MCLEOD; TENANT #1; TENA NT #2; MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION FKA MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION and A NY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,AND UNDER,AND A GAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR A LIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO:ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,AND UNDER,AND IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-440 Division Probate IN RE:ESTATE OF MARGARET LOUISE SHAW, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARGARET LOUISE SHAW,deceased,whose date of death was October 5,2013,and whose social security number is X XX-XX-4701,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 A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS A FTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH 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 November 20,2013. Personal Representative: /s/ William Michael Shaw 2725 Cove Point Road Lusby,MD 20657 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ Robert E.Livingston Florida Bar No.0031259 445 S.Commerce Avenue Sebring,Florida 33870 Telephone:(863) 385-5156 November 20,27,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.28-2013-CA-000198 WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A. Plaintiff, v. EDNA M.HOSBACH A/K/A EDNA HOSBACH, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE HOSBACH FAMILY TRUST,DATED APRIL 23, 1994; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EDNA M. HOSBACH A/K/A EDNA HOSBACH; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; A ND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S),WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANTEES,ASSIGNEES,LIENORS,CREDITORS,TRUSTEES,SPOUSES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNITED STATES OF A MERICA DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING A ND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that,pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on November 06,2013,in this cause,in the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida,the clerk shall sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida, described as: LOT 39,BLOCK 119,LEISURE LAKES, SECTION ELEVEN,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,AT PAGE 25 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. a/k/a 1105 GREENFIELD ST,LAKE PLACID, FL 33852-9153 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,Sebring,FL 33870-3867,Highlands County,Florida,at eleven o'clock a.m.,on January 13,2014. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale,you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale.If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Dates this 6th day of November,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 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.Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice,please contact the Court Administration Office at (863) 534-4690.If you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V),via Florida Relay Service. 888123127 November 20,27.2013 will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Dates this 6th day of November,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 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.Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice,please contact the Court Administration Office at (863) 534-4690.If you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V),via Florida Relay Service. 617111665 November 20,27.2013 1050LegalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404


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Roll top desk w/ chair, jewelry cabinet, clothing (size 12), lots of drapes, Christmas decor & More! AVON PARK*RIVERGREENS* 1027 W. Lake Damon Dr., Fri & Sat, Nov 22 & 23, 8am-1pm. Hot tub, BBQ grill, Lg. doll house, Victorian parlor set, motorcycle helmets Pro pool cues, Mikasa dishes. AVON PARKLAKES 2047 Hartman Rd, Thur & Fri, 11/21 & 22, 8am 4pm. Folow signs from corner of Stryker & Olivia. Baskets, Pet items, Frog decor, diabetic cookbooks, L/XL clothing, lots of clean Household items. AVON PARK*MULTI FAMILY SALE* 404 Malcolm St.Fri & Sat, Nov. 22 & 23, 8am ?Wall Picture, Old furniture, Glassware, Fishing gear/rods/reels, clothing/ shoes / hats/ coats. Too Much To List. AVO PARK*LARGE FAMILY SALE* 416 W State St. (between S Waldon Ave & S Central Ave,). Fri & Sat 11/22 & 23, Household Items & Lots Of Misc.Gates open at 8 AM. 7320Garage &Yard Sales15TH ANNUALFall Garage Sale TANGLEWOOD RV RESORTSatur day November 23th, 2013 Doors open 8 a.m. 11 a.m. 125+ Family tables of tools, household, furniture, books, golfing, fishing, camping, clothing, decorations, dishes, crafts & sporting goods. Sale held indoors & in front of the Main Hall. Coffee & Donuts available. Tanglewood Resort 1/2 mile N. of Wal-Mart on US 27. 7320Garage &Yard Sales TIGER OAKChair Straight Back Old but in Excellent Condition, $50. 863-402-2285 TABLE /ROUND / WOODEN No chairs. $25.00 863-453-7622 ROCKING HORSEChildren's, Seat 18" high & Head 26" high. Looks like a Stuffed Pony. $20. 863-402-2285 LOVESEAT /BEIGE Earth Tone Stripe, Upholstered with 2 Extra Pillows. $70. (not a sleeper) Cash Only! 863-471-2502 LIFT CHAIR/ Neutral Fabirc. $40 OBO 863-243-8643 FISH TANKw/ stand / 55 gallon Complete w/ filter, gravel etc. $100. 863-453-7622 EXERCISE BIKE/ Schwinn Good condition. $30. OBO 863-243-8643 DISPLAY CASEGlass / Top & Front Middle Shelf Lighted. 48" X 24" X 36" H. $50 863-402-2285 DEEP FRYER/ Family Size Like New Used 3 Times. $25. 863-382-8647 COFFEE TABLEand 2 end tables. Glass tops, cream color, lacquer finish. $90. 385-8815 after 5pm or leave msg. CAMERA /FUJI 270 ZOOM 35mm Manual Plus Battery. $25. 863-382-8647 BRACELET -Silver 1880's Egyptian Revival with paste Sea Rabs in original box. $50. 863-402-2285 ANTIQUE BREAKFASTSET W/Pitcher. $50. obo. Call 863-835-1734 2 VEST-JACKETSw/ down lining reversible / Children's 1 lg.-1 sm. Both white & burgundy New! Ralph Laurenretail $90 ea. Sell 2/ $90. 863-381-9921 7310Bargain Buys TOW BARRoadmaster Tracker 2" w/all cables. $200. Value $400. Call Richard 740-398-2449 SLEEPER SOFAQueen Size Excellent Condition / Love Seat Tread Mill / Exercise Bike / Oreck Cleaner. Call for Prices & more info. 863-385-8532 COOLER -PERLICK 52" X 76" Stainless Steel with 2 Glass doors. Used for flowers. Needs some work. In as is condition. $250 863-257-0525 BRAKE SYSTEMfor Tow Vehicle. Brake Buddy. Like new. $550. Priced new $980. Call Richard 740-398-2449. 7300Miscellaneous 7000 MerchandiseMATURE COUPLESeeking a place to live. Willing to share home and to assist with Care taking and running errands. Call Lynda 302-258+5617 6650Wanted to RentFOR RENT:Lg furnished room w/private bath & entrance. Full house privileges, wi-fi. Non smokers only. $400/month + $200 security. Home is private residence on quiet St. Close to Lake Jackson & Downtown Sebring. Contact Johna 446-0354. 6400Rooms for Rent SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, 1 CG $800/Monthly No Smoking, No pets. 863-402-1142 NICE 3bedroom 2 bath house. new paint carpet & tile. near mall, $850. (561)662-7172 AVON PARK* VERY NICE 3BR / 2BA With Garage. No pets. Deposit required. 419-722-0179 6300Unfurnished HousesAVON PARK2/2, 1 car garage LARGE Kitchen, dining room, living room-bedrooms w/walk in closets, front & back porches, shed, appliances & lawn care provided. $650/mo + $650 sec. RENTED!!!! 6300Unfurnished HousesCOME ENJOYthe lifestyle on beautiful Lake June Available for either seasonal or annual rental (minimum of two months). Call Tony at 561-339-1859 6250Furnished Houses SEBRING -SILVER SANDS APTS. NOVEMBER SPECIAL 1BR. Move in for $155. 1st. mo. plus $595 Security Dp. with 1 year lease @ $595. Includes water & electric. 863-991-4347 SEBRING *DINNER LAKE AREA 1 & 2 BR Apartments for Rent. Large rooms, Fresh paint & Tile, Includes water. $400 $550/mo. Call Gary Johnson @ 863-381-1861 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING -2/1 Villa. Wood floors, new fans, W/D, fridge, tile floors, patio, newly renovated. Very Private & Nice. $550/mo. Call 561-967-7161/ 561-386-0051 6100Villas & CondosFor Rent SEBRING *NICE & LARGE 2BR, 1BA, 2202 Wightman Ave. $500/mo. & $300 sec. dep. Call for details. 863-381-0357 or 863-446-2838. LAKE PLACIDDuplex $475/MO. 2/1, Screened Patio overlooking beautiful Lake June. Available Dec. 1st. Call 863-655-0595. 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals SEBRING *VERY NICE 2BR, 1.5 BA, 2 Fla. Rooms, 2 Carports, Garage, 2 Sheds. 150' X 110' Own Lot / All Fenced. Call for Appointment. 863-385-2979 LAKE PLACID64' Single-wide Mobile Home. 55+ Park. 2/2, 2 enclosed sun rooms. Appliances & some furnishings incl. $5500. 609-540-4170 AVON PARK*PRICE REDUCED Furn. 2br / 2ba, w/ Land. Rent Free. Renovated / Painted / New Laminate / Carpets / Kit Cupboards. Just bring a toothbrush. 863-453-3261 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesLAKE PLACID* Nice / Furnished 2BR/2BA/2 CG. All Carpet, w/ Vinyl Kit. Quiet Neighborhood. Boat Slip avail. 16 Lake Side Trl. / Country Walk Sub. $110,000. Call to view 863-465-1321 4100Homes for SaleLake PlacidFROSTPROOF 4BR,2BA, on Lake Clinch, where a yearly bass fishing tournament is held. Completely remodeled, new roof, bathroom, kitchen, tile floor, French door, patio, very flexible Lease-Option, or sell price $117,500. Owner financing. 954-270-5242 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial WEST PALM& OKEECHOBEE, F/T Therapist, OT, $50/hr. COTA, $30/hr. 561-262-7522 Ask for Paul Winters. VERABAY -Looking to engage a business Sales/Marketing Associate for Sebring. Flexible days and hours. Call 407-641-1688 or email resume to TRUCK DRIVERClass A CDL, Fork lift certified. Clean driving record. Work is local also includes Warehouse activity. Call 863-735-2233 STAFF ASSISTANT, BIOENERGY (F/T) Application deadline: 12/2/13. Please visit for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132. EA/EO/VETERAN'S PREF. SEVERAL TUTORSNEEDED Monday Thursday after 3 for students in 9-12 grade. $25.00 $30.00 per hr. Please email resume to Must be able to do higher level math and AP courses. Position to start immediately. ROYAL CAREOF AVON PARK Isnt nice to be in high demand? Everyone wants to hire you, how do you choose? At Royal Care of Avon Park we are expanding our Facility and you will find the choice is easy. We offer an excellent benefit package. You can earn up to two weeks vacation, and that is only in your first year of employment plus eight holidays. Excellent health, dental benefits. Salary based on experience. C.N.A. Full Time 7 a 3 p Shift NURSES Full Time 7a 7p PRN 7a 7p and 7p 7a Apply in person At Royal Care of Avon Park 1213 West Stratford Road Avon Park, FL 33825 (863) 453-6674 EOE, M/F, DFWP PEST CONTROLTECH NEEDED Must be 18yrs. or Older, with Clean Driving record. Full Time. Fax resume to 863-465-1513. GENERAL MAINTENANCE(F/T) Application deadline: 12/3/13. Please visit for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132. EA/EO/VETERAN'S PREF. GENERAL LABORWORKERS for Meat Plant. Call 863-735-2233 2100Help WantedEXPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper. If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort Keepers. Apply online today at: 863-385-9100 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified 1100Announcements The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency will receive sealed bids for: ITB #14-014:REPLACE BRICK PAVERS ON DOWNTOWN SIDEWALKS Specifications & General Terms and Conditions may be obtained from by contacting Kirk Zimmerman,CPPB by phone 863-471-5110,Fax 863-471-5168,or at the City purchasing office located at 368 South Commerce Ave Sebring, FL 33870.If obtaining documents via the website, it shall be the bidders responsibility to check for amendments/changes made to the document. Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name as to identify the enclosed bid.Bids must be delivered to the City Of Sebring Purchasing Office Attn:Kirk Zimmerman so as to reach the said office no later than 2:00 PM,Thursday,December 19,2013,of the official time clock in the purchasing office.Proposals received later than the date and time specified will be rejected. The City will not be responsible for the late delivery of any bids that are incorrectly addressed,delivered in person,by mail,of any other type of delivery service.There will be a mandatory pre-bid conference held on at 10AM,December 10,2013 located at Sebring City Hall,368 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870. The submitting firm will be required to comply with all applicable laws,regulations,rules and ordinances of local,state and federal authorities having jurisdiction,including,but not limited to:all provisions of the Federal Government Equal Employment Opportunity clauses issued by the Secretary of Labor on May 21,1968 and published in the Federal Register (41 CFR Part 60-1,33 F.2 7804); all provisions of the Public Entity Crimes (Fla.Stat.§287.133,et seq,as amended) and the provisions in Fla.Stat. §287.134,et seq,as amended,regarding discrimination. The Sebring City Council reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or any parts Thereof; and the award; if an award is made,will be made to the most responsible bidder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the City of Sebring.The council reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. Kirk Zimmerman,CPPB Purchasing Agent Sebring,Florida November 20,27,2013 ************************************* **** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ************************************* **** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsNOTICE OF LIEN SALE/DISPOSAL ACCORDING TO THE FLORIDA SELF STORAGE ACT,THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOCATED AT FIRST SECURITY SELF STORAGE,1866 S.WILBURN DRIVE,AVON PARK,FL 33825,WILL BE DISPOSED/SOLD ON DECEMBER 2,2013 AT 10:00 AM.ALL UNITS ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED: UNIT NUMBERS AND NAMES ARE AS FOLLOWS: B050 Patricia Williams B083 Sharon Medlock C060 Michael Russell D044 Melissa McClellan D119 Robert Davidge E045 Joseph Naja F030 Kenneth Cook DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORD'S LIEN.MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS UNDER FLORIDA LAW.ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE IN CASH. November 20,27,2013 1050Legals NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Pursuant to a WRIT OF EXECUTION issued out of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit In and for POLK County,Florida,on the 11th day of October,2013,in the cause wherein MADAI DHANRAJ.,as Administrator of the Estate of Naraish D.Dhanraj,deceased,is Plaintiff, and ELDORADO HOMES,INC.,is Defendant, being Case No.2009-CA-008817 in the said Court,I,Susan Benton,Sheriff of Highlands County,Florida,have levied upon all of the Defendant,ELDORADO HOMES,INC., right,title and interest in and to the following described REAL property in Highlands County,Florida,to-wit: LOT 10,BLOCK 749,SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING,UNIT 15 R1,ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15,PAGE 64,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA,AND COMMONLY KNOWN AS 4605 NADENA DRIVE. and on the 11th day of December,2013,at the steps of the Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce Ave.,in the City of Sebring,Highlands County,Florida,at the hour of 10:00 a.m.,or as soon thereafter as possible,I will offer for sale all of the said defendant,ELDORADO HOMES,INC.,right, title and interest in the aforesaid REAL property at public outcry and will sell the same, subject to all prior liens,encumbrances and j udgments,if any,to the highest and best bidder or bidders for CASH,the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above-described execution. Dated this,October 31,2013 SUSAN BENTON,SHERIFF OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA By:/s/ Lt.Kenny Johnson #2081 Lt.Kenny Johnson, Judicial Process Unit In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act,persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the agency sending this notice at 434 Fernleaf A ve.,Sebring,FL 33870,Telephone 863/402-7228 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding.If hearing impaired, (TTD) 1-800-955-8771,or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770,via Florida Relay Service. Prepared by Lt.Kenny Johnson Highlands County Sheriff's Office 434 Fernleaf Ave. Sebring,FL 33870 November 6,13,20,27,2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice of Public Sale of the contents of self-storage unit(s) in default of contract per F.S.83:801-809.Units will be sold by sealed bid at 10:00 A.M.ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21,2013,at Highlands Self Storage Inc.7825 S.Georage Blvd.Sebring, FL 33872.All units contain household goods unless otherwise noted.Any vehicle within units sold for parts only. UNITS #21-43-25 November 13,20,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION CASE NO.JP13-000349-XX IN THE INTEREST OF: S.,K. 10/13/1998 S., A. 01/04/2000 Minor children DOB SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF ADVISORY HEARING FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND GUARDIANSHIP THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO: LEANDRO SEGURA DOB:08/16/54 or 08/15/53 Address unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for Termination of Parental Rights under oath has been filed in the above-styled Court by the Department of Children & Families,seeking the termination of your parental rights to: K.S. a white female child born October 13,1998 mother Kelly Meredith and A.S. a white female child born January 4,2000 mother Kelly Meredith and you are hereby commanded to personally appear before the Honorable Sheryl D.Snodgrass,a Magistrate/hearing officer in the Juvenile Division of the Circuit Court in and for Highlands County,State of Florida,on the 18th day of December,2013 at 10:00 A.M.,at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida, Courtroom 1A. Y OU MUST PERSONALL Y APPEAR ON THE DAY AND TIME SPECIFIED OR YOU WILL LOSE ALL RIGHTS AS A PARENT TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE PETITION. Y OUR FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR WILL BE DEEMED TO BE YOUR CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS TO THE CHILDREN NAMED IN THE PETITION.YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRESENT YOU IN THIS MATTER.IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN ATTORNEY,YOU MUST BE PRESENT AND REQUEST THAT THE COURT APPOINT AN ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF Y OU WANT ONE.In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act,persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at 1968 Sebring Parkway,Sebring FL 33870,Telephone (863)402-7722,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. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK DATED THIS 8TH DAY OF NOVEMBER,2013. By:/s/ Anita E.Reiley Deputy Clerk (Clerk's Seal) November 13,20,27; December 4,2013 A GAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose on the following real property in Highlands County,Florida: Lots 1908,1909,1910,1911,1912, 1913,1914,1915 and 1916,inclusive, A VON PARK LAKES UNIT NO.6,a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded at Plat Book 4,Page 93,in the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. A DDRESS:2576 N.Seneca Drive West, A von Park,FL 33825 has been filed against you in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit,Highlands County,Florida,and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses to the Complaint,if any,to Gregory A.Sanoba, Esq.,422 South Florida Avenue,Lakeland, Florida 33801,on or before December 17, 2013,and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise,a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATE:November 4,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK Clerk of the Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk ` `If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the office of the Court Administrator,863-534-4690 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711''. November 13,20,2013 1050LegalsCLASSIFIED ADS GET FAST RESULTSCLASSIFIED ADS GETFAST RESULTS CALL 314-9876AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00033436 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00033437DUMMY 2013 SALES REP 2X4 AD # 00033573


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By BARRYFOSTER Special to the News-SunSEBRING The inaugur al test and tune session for t he TUDOR United Sports C ar Championship at the S ebring International R aceway got off to a quiet s tart with overcast skies and m ild temperatures. The gates opened to the t eams on Friday with 25 t eams finally signing up for t he two-day session at the h istoric airport circuit. It represents the first time c ars from both the former R olex Series and ALMS p articipate in open testing t ogether on the same circuit. The TUDOR C hampionship includes four c lasses of race cars. The lead Prototype class o f the unified series i ncludes GRAND-AMs D aytona Prototypes and the P 2 and DeltaWing cars from t he ALMS. The Prototype Challenge ( PC) and GTLe Mans ( GTLM) classes transition f rom the ALMS, while the GTDaytona (GTD) class includes cars formerly competing in the Rolex Series in addition to FIAGT3 cars with minimal modifications. Familiar faces include the Florida-basedtExtreme Speed Motorsports, as well as Level 5 Racing. Some Sebring veterans are sporting new vehicles, such as both Paul Miller Racing and Flying Lizard Racing which are fielding new Audi R8s. New teams at the circuit included Action Express Racings Corvette Daytona Protype. The morning session Saturday opened to some light sprinkles, which gave way to some mid-morning sun. Although most teams spent their time getting ready for the upcoming season, there were some times to report. Action Express Racing tuned a 153.266 around the 3.72 mile course, while the Rahal/Letterman BMWGT LeMans car ran the 17-turn circuit in 201.798. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK The Blue Streak basketball squad bounced back from Thursdays excrutiating loss in the Bill Jarrett Tip-Off Classic opener, to roll past the Thunder of Lake Region by a 68-47 score Saturday afternoon. The defense did what head coach Princeton Harris wanted, the offense was sharper and the free throw shooting, which had been dreadful in the opener, improved this time around. Oh we practiced our free throw shooting, Harris said. Even before we came here for the game today, I had them shooting free throws. The 60-percent mark on the day wasnt exactly burning up the nets, but it was a vast improvement over the sub-50-percent they had shot on Thursday. But it was the defense that was crucial in building a 10point lead at the half and holding the Thunder to just 24 first-half points. Were going to press the heck out of teams and work to get turnovers, Harris said. Its all about keeping your man in front of you. They can take a chance on a steal, so long as they keep in front of him. If they try for a steal and their man gets past, thats not defense. But were going to get after it because weve got the athletes and weve got depth to bring fresh players in, he continued. Sometimes there were some mismatches on switches, like when Gary Demarest was guarding one of their ball handlers. I want them to stay with the man and get used to covering different people so theyll be more used to it as the season goes on. The 34-24 lead at the half held at 10, 46-36 after three, but a quick surge to start the fourth pushed it to a 22point edge that would stand when the final buzzer sounded. Connor Cook lead the offense with 20 points, Keizhan Hester added 10 and Luke Ancrum and Quantrae Rouse had eight points apiece. Ancrum and Rolando Powery controlled the glass with each grabbing 10 rebounds and the pair also accounted for 14 blocked shots between them. Hester filled out his stat sheet with five assists and eight steals. After the tournament spli t, the Streaks have just one By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING As the seas on starts to heat up, the S ebring girls soccer team is a little banged up, but even s o, the Lady Streaks gave a s trong Mulberry squad all t hey could handle before s uccombing in a 3-2 loss M onday night at F iremens Field. The Lady P anthers came in w ith a 6-2-1 record a nd sporting wins o ver the likes of F rostproof, DeSoto a nd Lake Gibson, a nd drew first blood when f reshman phenom Kayla T illman found the back of t he net at the 22:58 mark. Tillman had 15 of M ulberrys 29 goals in nine g ames played leading into t he contest. She struck again in the 3 0th minute to put the P anthers up 2-0, but the l ead was halved four minu tes later. On a free kick, Haylee P eters outmaneuvered M ulberry keeper Francis Cantillano to make it a 2-1 margin the held into halftime. Then, early in the second half, in the 43rd minute, Peters came through with the equalizer. Charging in on a break from the left front of the goal, she deflty lofted a floater that just cleared Cantillanos outstretched hands and crossed the goal line to even it up at 2-2. From there, Sebring had its chances and kept the ball in the Panther zone a good portion of the time. But hesitant or indecisive finishes werent enough to add any more scores. It was tough, we were without Kiersten (Waldron) and Lacey Watson has a sore hamstring, so she was basically running on one leg, head coach Richie Birdsall said. We didnt have our usual forwards, so we werent finishing as strong as we could have. Then, the tie-breaker came in the 70th minute when Tillman earned her hat trick to provide for the final margin. For the match, the Streaks outshot the News-Sun Wednesday, November 20, 2013 BSection Sports Dan Hoehne/News-Sun Luke Ancrum goes up for two of his eight points, after pulling down one of his 10 rebounds, in Sebrings big Saturday win. Dan Hoehne/News-S un Gus Owens drives for two of his game-high 22 points in Avon Parks Saturday win to cap off the Bill Jarrett Tip-Off Classic. Dan Hoehne/News-Sun Haylee Peters added two goals to her season total, but it wasnt quite enough against Mulberry Monday night. Sebring stopped by Mulberry, Tillman Mulberry3Sebring2 See STREAKS, B4 Streaks storm back, Devils eke out win See HOOPS, B4 NASCAR This WeekPAGEB3 Courtesy photo Level 5 Racing was one of the familiar faces at Sebring International Raceway this weekend during the TUDOR practice series. TUDOR practice draws two dozen teams Courtesy pho to Lake Placid High School bowlers Savannah Connolly and Christian Dinapoli, along with Green Dragon bowling coach Dave Hapeman, were featured guests on Ed Lynchs Sports Talk show on Saturday, Nov. 16. The show normally airs Saturdays immediately following the Noon News on WWTK 730-AM. The Florida Gators football game broadcast will pre-empt the show on Nov. 2d. The scheduled guest for Nov. 30 broadcast is Lee Andrea, a former Milwaukee Brewers prospect. Ed strikes up Dragon bowlers Sunday, Nov. 17 Female Open Winner Name Chip Time Regan Davenport 45:44.5 Female 12 to 18 Allie Mann 50:50.1 Female 19 to 24 Ashley Waldon 54:57.1 Jennifer Waldon 55:12.5 Female 30 to 34 Amy Zwayer 56:31.4 Bonny Revell 1:02:20.2 Rebekah Adams 1:12:10.6 Kim Darrow 1:17:29.8 Female 35 to 39 Laura Van Fleet 58:35.4 Diorelly Marquez 1:02:46.7 Ginny Cox 1:05:15.4 Maria Sanchez 1:05:51.8 Female 40 to 44 Trudy Benton 52:58.7 Vicki Musselman 54:59.9 Cindy Kolostyak 1:01:39.7 Kathy Edgemon 1:01:40.8 Carla Miranda 1:03:37.4 Jennifer Canevari 1:08:43.0 Lori Ashworth 1:10:03.6 Eydee Grice 1:14:41.2 Brandi Rankin 1:15:47.8 Female 45 to 49 Jennifer Glassburn 51:06.1 Cherie Starr 55:34.5 Mary Ann Andrews 1:05:06.3 Theresa Elders 1:06:58.4 Deborah Witmer 1:10:12.9 Female 50 to 54 Cheri Weed 1:17:03.2 Dawn Simpson 1:17:29.3 Female 55 to 59 Martie Brooker 1:12:32.1 Shirley Whitsitt 1:21:47.9 Female 65 and over Mary Rucker 1:20:55.0 Male Open Winner Eric Foster 36:21.0 Male 12 to 18 Damian Foster 38:12.8 Lukas High 41:54.6 Zackary Durastanti 46:29.9 Male 25 to 29 Walter Stuart 56:20.7 Male 30 to 34 David Zoerb 53:15.3 Carlos Torres-Melendez 57:54.9 Male 35 to 39 Jayson Bass 38:49.6 Josh Zahller 40:40.3 Brian Van Fleet 56:13.6 Nick McGrath 59:11.6 Tony Darrow 1:00:23.0 Male 40 to 44 Sean Brown 42:30.3 Chris Doty 46:44.3 Steve Ashworth 1:03:41.6 Male 45 to 49 Michael Quigley 38:16.8 Jack Edgemon 50:38.8 Merly Correces 1:16:40.7 Bryan Weed 1:17:04.1 Male 50 to 54 Patrick High 37:15.0 Mike Lee 51:01.0 Darrell Jensen 54:47.9 Terry Elders 56:05.3 Lamonte Simpson 1:05:58.0 Nelson Pacheco 1:22:26.3 Male 55 to 59 Randy Grice 51:27.1 Chuck Best 52:06.8 James Hawker 54:02.7 Male 60 to 64 Thomas Lucas 46:32.4 Peter Lewia 53:15.0 Wesley Mercer 56:33.7 Male 65 and over Harold Smith 1:03:09.75 Florida Hospital 10K Courtesy pho to Allie Mann, Jennifer Waldon, Mike Lee and Ashley Waldon at Sundays Florida Hospital 10K.


Arc Volleyball ChallengeAVON PARK The public is invited to test their serving skills and take the South Florida State College Volleyball Challenge to win prizes. The Lady Panther volleyball team will be serving up a competition from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, at Ridge Area Arcs Fall Festival Howedown at 120 W. College Dr., Avon Park. It will be at the outdoor volleyball net on Arcs main campus. Participants can try their serving skills to try to win a $100 Wal-Mart gift card or other prizes. Individuals pay $5 for three balls that they serve over the net to hit targets on the other side to win a prize. Each target will be worth a prize. Those who serve all three balls consecutively into three different targets will win the $100 prize. Proceeds benefit Special STARS, a sports and recreational program for children and adults with disabilities in Highlands County. This fundraiser will kick off Special STARS effort to raise money to build a better volleyball surface for its athletes. The Xcel Volleyball Club will also be selling items to raise money to help local volleyball players. There will be music, food and drinks and various vendors selling crafts and other items. The festival is free to the public. For more details, call Cindy Marshall at 452-1295, ext. 124.Jingle Bell runAVONPARK The 2nd Annual Jingle Bell Fun 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run will take place Friday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Union Church, 106 Butler Ave., Avon Park. Adult entry fee, by Nov. 30 its $20 and up to Dec. 12, $25. There will be no race day registrations. Childs entry fee for the 5K is $10, for the 1-Mile Fun Run, $5. All proceeds will benefit the five Avon Park area schools as they partner together to develop leadership skills in the children of our community. Email questions to Karin Doty at Checks should be made payable to Jingle Bell Run, Attn: Lisa Jarrett and sent to 1305 US North 27, Avon Park, FL, 33825.19th 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 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 Registrations received after November 13 and on the day of the race will not be timed. 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.LP Elks Hoop ShootLAKEPLACID Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 announces their annual loc al Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Dec. 14, wher e Lake Placid youth ages 8-13 can show their free-throw talents. The competition is free. Acopy of the childs birth certificate will be required at registration. Registration forms can be obtained in advance at the Lake Placid Elks Lodge by calling 465-2661. Registration will also be held at 8 a.m., prior the contest at the Lake Placid High School. Boys and girls participate in separate contest/divisions and three age categori es per division: ages 8-9; 10-11, and 12-13 Contestants must be 8-years old and no more than 13-years old as of April 1, 2013, to participate. For state contests and beyond, the Elks National Foundation covers all program costs, including participant transportation, food and housing expenses. Lake Placid local winners of each div ision and age category advance through to the Florida District, State, Regional and National competitions. Names of the national winners will be inscribed on the Elks National Hoop Shoot plaque, on permanent display in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. and the contest begins at 9 a.m. Any questions, contact John Holbroo k at 465-5941. Meals on Wheels Golf TournamentSEBRING The 14th Annual Meals on Wheels Golf Tournament will be teeing off on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 8:30 a.m at the host Sun N Lakes Golf Course. The tournament will be a four-person scramble format and will include a $20,000 putting contest, Hole-in-One on all holes with a car sponsored by Alan Jay Automotive. The entry fee of $75 per player, $300 per team, includes golf, continental breakfast, lunch and awards. Proceeds from the event go to benefit Sebrings Meals on Wheels. For more information, call 202-6094.Doty Memorial Golf TourneySEBRING The Annual Brad and Aaron Doty Memorial Childrens Christmas Golf Classic will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at Sun N Lakes Golf and Country Club. The event will be a four-person scramble format, with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fee is $65, which includes greens fee and cart, lunch, beverages on and off the course, raffle and door prize s, range balls and lots of fun. The Cohan Radio Group will provide Hole-in-One prizes. Sponsorships are available, starting at just $100. The tournament benefits the Champions for Children foundation, helping less fortunate, local children du ring the Christmas season and throughout the year. For additional information, co ntact Kip Doty at 446-4008. AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England730.700254199 N.Y. Jets550.500183268 Miami550.500213225 Buffalo470.364236273 South WLTPctPFPA Indianapolis730.700252220 Tennessee460.400227226 Houston280.200193276 Jacksonville190.100129318 North WLTPctPFPA Cincinnati740.636275206 Pittsburgh460.400216245 Baltimore460.400208212 Cleveland460.400192238 West WLTPctPFPA Denver910.900398255 Kansas City910.900232138 Oakland460.400194246 San Diego460.400228222NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia650.545276260 Dallas550.500274258 N.Y. Giants460.400192256 Washington370.300246311 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans820.800288183 Carolina730.700238135 Tampa Bay280.200187237 Atlanta280.200214292 North WLTPctPFPA Detroit640.600265253 Chicago640.600282267 Green Bay550.500258239 Minnesota280.200240320 West WLTPctPFPA Seattle1010.909306179 San Francisco640.600247178 Arizona640.600214212 St. Louis460.400224234 ___ Sundays Games Chicago 23, Baltimore 20, OT Oakland 28, Houston 23 Buffalo 37, N.Y. Jets 14 Tampa Bay 41, Atlanta 28 Pittsburgh 37, Detroit 27 Philadelphia 24, Washington 16 Cincinnati 41, Cleveland 20 Arizona 27, Jacksonville 14 Miami 20, San Diego 16 Seattle 41, Minnesota 20 New Orleans 23, San Francisco 20 N.Y. Giants 27, Green Bay 13 Denver 27, Kansas City 17 Open: Dallas, St. Louis Mondays Game Carolina 24, New England 20 Thursday, Nov. 21 New Orleans at Atlanta, 8:25 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 Minnesota at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Houston, 1 p.m. San Diego at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Chicago at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Detroit, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Carolina at Miami, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Indianapolis at Arizona, 4:05 p.m. Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 4:25 p.m. Denver at New England, 8:30 p.m. Open: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Seattle Monday, Nov. 25 San Francisco at Washington, 8:40 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Tampa Bay1460286450 Boston1361275737 Toronto1271255747 Detroit957255460 Montreal1092225245 Ottawa884205862 Florida5124144670 Buffalo5161114168 Metropolitan Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh1380265948 Washington1281256959 N.Y. Rangers10100204250 Carolina894204059 New Jersey785194249 N.Y. Islanders8103196168 Columbus7103175257 Philadelphia7102163548WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago1434327861 Minnesota1344305544 St. Louis1333296646 Colorado1450285941 Dallas1172245856 Winnipeg10103236166 Nashville992204663 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim1562327259 San Jose1335317250 Phoenix1443317366 Los Angeles1461295846 Vancouver1183255658 Calgary7113175979 Edmonton5152125383 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Saturdays Games N.Y. Islanders 5, Detroit 4, SO Toronto 4, Buffalo 2 N.Y. Rangers 1, Montreal 0 New Jersey 4, Pittsburgh 1 St. Louis 4, Carolina 2 Nashville 7, Chicago 2 Phoenix 6, Tampa Bay 3 Florida 4, Colorado 1 Edmonton 4, Calgary 2 Sundays Games Columbus 4, Ottawa 1 Washington 4, St. Louis 1 Los Angeles 1, N.Y. Rangers 0 Chicago 5, San Jose 1 Minnesota 2, Winnipeg 1 Dallas 2, Vancouver 1 Mondays Games Calgary 5, Winnipeg 4, SO Boston 4, Carolina 1 Pittsburgh 3, Anaheim 1 Tuesdays Games St. Louis at Buffalo, late N.Y. Islanders at Toronto, late Ottawa at Philadelphia, late Minnesota at Montreal, late Nashville at Detroit, late Boston at N.Y. Rangers, late Chicago at Colorado, late Columbus at Edmonton, late Florida at Vancouver, late Tampa Bay at Los Angeles, late Wednesdays Games Minnesota at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Washington, 8 p.m. Columbus at Calgary, 10 p.m. New Jersey at Anaheim, 10 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Philadelphia57.417 Toronto 47.364.5 Boston 47.364.5 New York36.333.5 Brooklyn37.3001 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 73.700 Atlanta 64.6001 Charlotte56.4552.5 Orlando 46.4003 Washington27.2224.5 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 91.900 Chicago 63.6672.5 Cleveland47.3645.5 Detroit 36.3335.5 Milwaukee27.2226.5WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio91.900 Houston74.6362.5 Dallas 74.6362.5 Memphis65.5453.5 New Orleans46.4005 Northwest Division WLPctGB Portland92.818 Oklahoma City73.7001.5 Minnesota74.6362 Denver 46.4004.5 Utah 111.0838.5 Pacific Division WLPctGB Golden State83.727 L.A. Clippers74.6361 Phoenix 54.5562 L.A. Lakers57.4173.5 Sacramento27.2225 ___ Saturdays Games Dallas 108, Orlando 100 Cleveland 103, Washington 96, OT Miami 97, Charlotte 81 Atlanta 110, New York 90 Chicago 110, Indiana 94 Minnesota 106, Boston 88 Houston 122, Denver 111 New Orleans 135, Philadelphia 98 Oklahoma City 92, Milwaukee 79 Golden State 102, Utah 88 L.A. Clippers 110, Brooklyn 103 Sundays Games Portland 118, Toronto 110, OT Memphis 97, Sacramento 86 L.A. Lakers 114, Detroit 99 Mondays Games Portland 108, Brooklyn 98 Chicago 86, Charlotte 81 Oklahoma City 115, Denver 113 Dallas 97, Philadelphia 94 Golden State 98, Utah 87 Memphis 106, L.A. Clippers 102 Tuesdays Games Minnesota at Washington, late Atlanta at Miami, late New York at Detroit, late Boston at Houston, late Phoenix at Sacramento, late Wednesdays Games Miami at Orlando, 7 p.m. Toronto at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Washington at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Indiana at New York, 7 p.m. Brooklyn at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Detroit at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Portland at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Utah at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Boston at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Sacramento at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Houston at Dallas, 9:30 p.m. Memphis at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.KNOCKOUT ROUNDEastern Conference Houston 3, Montreal 0 Western Conference Seattle 2, Colorado 0CONFERENCE SEMIFINALSEastern Conference New York vs. Houston Leg 1Sunday: New York 2, Houston 2 Leg 2Wednesday: Houston 2, New York 1, (after extra time), Houston advances on aggregate 4-3 Sporting KC vs. New England Leg 1Saturday: New England 2, Sporting KC 1 Leg 2Wednesday: Sporting KC 3, New England 1, (aet), Sporting KC advances on aggregate 4-3 Western Conference Portland vs. Seattle Leg 1Saturday: Portland 2, Seattle 1 Leg 2Thursday: Portland 3, Seattle 2, Portland advanced on 5-3 aggregate Real Salt Lake vs. LA Galaxy Leg 1Sunday: LA Galaxy 1, Real Salt Lake 0 Leg 2Thursday: Real Salt Lake 2, LA Galaxy 0, OT, Real Salt Lake advanced on 2-1 aggregateCONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPEastern Conference Leg 1 Saturday, Nov 9: Sporting KC 0, Houston 0 Leg 2 Saturday, Nov. 23: Houston at Sporting KC, 7:30 p.m. Western Conference Leg 1 Sunday, Nov. 10: Real Salt Lake 4, Portland 2 Leg 2 Sunday, Nov. 24: Real Salt Lake at Portland, 9 p.m.MLS CUPSaturday, Dec. 7: at highest seed, 4:30 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BALTIMORE ORIOLESAgreed to terms with LHP Kelvin De La Cruz on a oneyear contract. DETROIT TIGERSNamed Omar Vizquel first base/infield/baserunning coach, Mick Billmeyer bullpen coach, Wally Joyner hitting coach and Matt Martin defensive coordinator. National League PITTSBURGH PIRATESNamed Jeff Branson hitting coach and Jeff Livesey coach. SAN DIEGO PADRESNamed Dave Roberts bench coach and Jose Valentin first base coach. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTSAgreed to terms with RHP Tim Hudson on a twoyear contract, pending the results of his physical. ST. LOUIS CARDINALSAgreed to terms with INF Scott Moore and C Ed Easley on minor league contracts.FOOTBALLNational Football League NFLSuspended Tampa Bay S Dashon Goldson and Indianapolis LB Erik Walden one game each for violations of NFL safety rules. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSActivated RB Shane Vereen from the injured reserve/return list. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERSSigned CB Dax Swanson to the practice squad. SEATTLE SEAHAWKSReleased G Zach Allen from the practice squad. Signed QB B.J. Daniels to the practice squad. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERSPlaced CB Michael Adams on the injured reserve list. TENNESSEE TITANSSigned QB John Skelton. Placed CB Tommie Campbell on the injured reserve list. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid THURSDAY: Boys Basketball at McKeel,7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at McKeel,6 p.m. FRIDAY: Boys Soccer at Hardee,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer vs.Hardee,6/7:30 p.m. Sebring THURSDAY: Boys Basketball at Ridge,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball vs.Okeechobee, 6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer at Tenoroc,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer vs.Tenoroc,6/7:30 p.m.; Wrestling vs.Bartow,7 p.m.; Girls Weightlifting vs.LaBelle,5 p.m. FRIDAY: Girls Basketball vs.Avon Park,6/7:30 p.m. Avon Park THURSDAY: Boys Basketball vs.Mulberry,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Mulberry, 6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer vs.Mulberry,8 p.m.; Girls Soccer vs.Mulberry,6 p.m. FRIDAY: Girls Basketball at Sebring,6/7:30 p.m. N B A W E D N E S D A Y 7 p m Indiana at New York . . . . . . . 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Friday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m. Activity: Trail Care Location: Green Swamp, L akeland. Meet at Rock R idge Rd. gate. Directions: From US-98 in n orth Lakeland turn east on R ock Ridge Rd., at fork bear l eft and continue 4.2 miles t o gate on your left. From SR-33 in Polk City t ravel north, turn left (west) o n Dean Still Rd., turn left o n Rock Ridge Rd., after 2 o r 3 miles gate will be on y our right. Bring sturdy shoes or b oots, recommend long s leeves and pants, water, sun a nd bug protection. Contact Janice Scroggie A nderson, phone 813-3451609 or email for meetup time and other information. Also, please RSVPto the chapter online Meet-up page at Panthers 13-7. That is a very good team and we stayed with them most of the night, and were not at full strength, so I feel pretty good about that, Birdsall said. We played well, really, until that last goal. After that we couldnt get back into it. We had a hard time controlling (Tillman), he continued. She is a special player and just a freshman. She was the fastest player out there. Now 6-2 overall, 2-0 in District 11-3A, Sebring jumped back into district play Tuesday with a date at Auburndale. The preseason district favorites, the Lady Bloodhounds (6-1-2, 1-0-1) were tied in a match again st Lake Wales on Nov. 14 and stood a half a game behind the Streaks heading into the match. Page B4 News-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 3.639"; 3"; Black; tv incl; 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 5 SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports, nov p/u no chg tv incl; 0 0 0 3 3 3 4 3 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; nov ads p/u; 0 0 0 3 3 4 0 1 Heartland Trail Association November Continued from B1 game this week, facing Ridge on the road Thursday. But the following week is a full one with a trip to Lake Placid Monday, Dec. 2, and home district games with DeSoto the next day and Lemon Bay on Fri. Dec. 6. In Saturdays finale, Avon Park outlasted Liberty in a defensive battle that came down to an Alfred Brown lay-up in the waning seconds for a 38-36 win. Brown actually started the Devil scoring as well, when after the Chargers got on the board first, he tossed in a tear-drop from along the baseline and then split a pair of free throws. But scoring was pretty much a forgotten commodity as both teams totaled just 13 first-quarter points, with Avon Park ahead 7-6. Liberty doubled itsscoring effort in the second quarter, netting 12, while the Devils totaled 10, all coming from Gus Owens on a variety of leaners, layups and free throws. The slogging slugfest continued with neither team able to pull away, with a combination of tough defense and turnovers keeping the scoring low throughout. Tied at 35-35 with less than a minute to play, Owens hit a free throw with Liberty then tying it up again on a split at the line. After a Devil turnover and foul, the Chargers missed their opportunity to regain the lead and it was Brown who then charged into the lane, lofted up a floater that rattled around the rim a bit before deciding to drop and giving Avon Park the win and a sweep of their own preseason tournament. It was back to the practice floor to tighten things up a bit for second-year head coach Marty OHora s squad before getting their regular season underway. The Devils were at Lake Placid Tuesday night and host Mulberry Thursday. Continued from B1 Dan Hoehne/News-S un Alfred Brown came up with the game winner Saturday to get the Red Devils a sweep of the Bill Jarrett Tip-Off Classic. Hoops tourney sees Devil sweep Dan Hoehne/News-Su n Lady Streak Mariana Becker and Mulberrys Susan Canales are intensity personified Monday night as a corner kick heads their way. Streaks cant stop Tillman Sunday, Nov. 17 Female Open Winner Place Name Age Chip Time 1 Krista Schult 30 21:01.0 Female 7 to 10 1 Zoe Wortinger 8 21:12.5 2 Victoria Allen 10 26:44.5 3 Shayla Cox 10 26:51.6 4 Cadence Osborne 9 31:42.6 5 Ellissa Nawrocki 8 40:51.5 6 Bria Barrera 8 40:53.8 7 Camryn Rigdon 9 40:55.3 8 Mallory Oliver 7 43:51.6 9 Shaira Arnan 9 45:39.8 Female 11 to 14 1 Savannah Oldfield 13 24:21.9 2 Madeline Whitney 12 29:49.8 3 Katelyn Van Fleet 12 29:52.8 4 Elisabeth Van Fleet 11 30:57.5 5 Isabelle Todd 12 31:32.2 6 Lyndsay Rigdon 13 33:31.1 7 Zoe Cosgrave 12 34:10.1 8 Gracie Cosgrave 13 36:23.4 9 Nyssa Gunthorp 13 40:43.1 10 Jaydee Hannah Grice 13 41:29.6 11 Ivy Main 11 47:50.1 12 Jasmine Main 11 47:51.6 13 Talaya Rhynes 11 54:48.1 Female 15 to 18 1 Dominique Juliano 18 30:50.4 2 Cassandra Hare 15 40:24.2 3 Alexandria Hornick 15 40:24.7 4 Avie Clark 15 40:28.1 5 Laurynn Blalock 15 55:42.6 6 Chelsea Bassett 17 58:44.7 7 Katelyn Blalock 17 1:02:54.4 Female 19 to 24 1 Ranae Ewing 24 24:05.5 2 Laura Lovell 22 25:42.1 3 Brandy Landers 21 30:19.8 4 Elke Tagesson 22 33:59.9 5 Cristina Pinillos 20 34:20.6 6 Heather Knoop 23 39:55.9 7 Charmaine Cruz 21 42:02.9 8 Jordan Jacobs 23 45:26.8 9 Leander Blalock 19 55:44.7 10 Alyssa Riffle 22 55:52.5 Female 25 to 29 1 Hilary Fiocca 25 24:42.4 2 Angela Stuart 27 31:17.1 3 Kimberley Wasdin 29 35:30.1 4 Bethany Harkey 27 38:30.5 5 Laura Kelly 25 39:43.9 6 Ashley Dingman 25 39:43.9 7 Precious Trono 25 44:11.3 8 Danielle Reschke 27 44:52.8 9 Maria Diaz 25 46:21.1 10 Desiree Vincent 29 47:10.3 11 Heidi Bateman 29 48:03.2 12 Brandy Hagwood 27 51:25.9 Female 30 to 34 1 Trisha Johnson 34 29:23.9 2 Deziree Rada 31 31:06.2 3 Michelle Sims 32 34:39.8 4 Corien Peavy 32 37:09.4 5 Heather Stephenson 32 41:10.4 6 NIckie Eason 31 44:37.5 7 Yessie Santos 33 46:21.3 8 Brandi Bower 33 49:51.3 9 Lyndsay DeLargy 30 50:08.5 10 Melissa Munson 32 50:47.0 11 Angela Salinas 31 51:26.0 Female 35 to 39 1 Marlene Brantley 36 26:18.7 2 Theresa Juliano 39 26:41.6 3 April Ricker 36 30:10.6 4 Heidi Stephens 37 31:46.8 5 Dawn Lightsey 38 33:50.3 6 Shannon Sapp 37 33:53.8 7 Mary Willis 35 35:53.6 8 Kelly Dressel 36 36:00.6 9 Kelly Cosgrave 35 37:49.4 10 Marivel Garza 39 38:11.7 11 Rebecca Kampman 37 38:38.0 12 Rosalie Oliver 38 43:51.4 13 Mary Roberts 35 45:57.8 14 Damara Hutchins 39 50:47.0 15 Jill Oshetsky 38 50:59.0 16 Sol Quinn 35 51:23.3 17 Karen Clogston 36 51:28.0 18 Anna Welker 37 55:03.3 19 Susan Hodo 38 55:16.3 20 Dana Davis 37 58:41.5 Female 40 to 44 1 Jennifer Gonzalez 41 28:26.9 2 Angel Harris 41 30:50.6 3 Jessie Migenis 40 33:28.4 4 Melynda Rigdon 41 34:24.2 5 Kim Dorman 44 36:56.5 6 Deanna Baucom 41 39:52.1 7 Marlene Rosario 40 42:00.8 8 Margo Delaney 41 43:27.8 9 Sharon Arnan 41 43:58.2 10 Sandy Stewart 41 47:44.1 11 Mindy Whitney 40 48:43.0 12 Tina Nelson 42 50:09.2 13 Tricia Riffle 42 55:51.8 14 Rebekah Blalock 41 58:41.2 Female 45 to 49 1 Heather Harshman 45 29:09.6 2 Dana ORourke 46 31:31.8 3 Jaci Foster 48 32:01.6 4 Tammy williams 46 35:02.9 5 Laura Waldon 47 35:11.7 6 Shari Flowers 47 41:18.4 7 Helen Burton 46 41:37.7 8 Sharon Gunthorp 48 42:11.5 9 Heidi Jacobs 48 45:26.3 10 Melissa Gonzalez 48 46:49.4 11 Maria Magana 49 47:04.0 12 Donna Scherlacher 48 49:35.8 13 Robin Scheck 46 50:28.4 14 Judy Lee Brown 47 50:28.4 15 Reesie Jones 47 50:46.3 16 Judy Bassett 45 51:25.3 17 Jennifer Rhynes 45 54:47.6 18 Theresa Beers 48 56:35.9 19 Ana Miller 48 57:00.6 20 Penny Smith 49 1:02:28.5 21 Deborah Sturgille 47 1:02:28.9 Female 50 to 54 1 Lisa Foster 52 26:41.6 2 Jude Stewart 50 29:23.6 3 Brenda Foster 51 31:19.5 4 Solesnir Pinillos 50 35:10.8 5 Emmie Marasigan 52 39:35.1 6 Mary Lester 54 45:37.1 7 Dawn Hanrahan 51 50:09.1 8 Elizabeth Rihner 52 53:11.2 Female 55 to 59 1 Debbie Webber 57 30:50.1 2 Susan DeNeve 58 31:34.7 3 Francis Stuart 58 37:07.2 4 Barb Sheasley 56 38:10.8 5 Rubeliza Rada 55 41:47.8 6 Lorie Guelff 56 46:12.6 7 Ramonita Pacheco 59 46:21.3 8 Nida Roquiz 59 47:28.5 9 Stephanie Delbert 57 48:14.9 10 Linda Tagesson 55 54:19.3 11 Maryann Hodge 59 55:52.0 12 Pat Engelhardt 58 56:35.0 Female 60 to 64 1 Rosa Gonzalez 60 28:26.6 2 Elizabeth Jereos 60 33:22.2 3 Ann Frakes 61 35:12.4 4 Dorie Roa 61 46:50.5 5 Carmelita Lim 61 47:28.3 6 Marge Feduchka 62 48:26.3 7 Martha Merrill 61 48:53.6 8 Judy Massam 64 49:03.1 9 Shirley Fidacan 62 51:10.7 Female 65 to 69 1 Mary Carol Plott 67 35:54.4 2 Jean Lund 65 41:09.7 3 Judye Mercer 65 45:07.4 4 Constance Johnston 65 47:53.6 5 Viny Crews 65 53:11.4 6 Sharon K. Borrell 66 53:33.8 7 Carol Clark 66 53:34.9 8 Tammy Naleid 66 53:36.0 9 Judy Bateman 67 54:21.3 Female 70 to 74 1 Nelda Walriven 72 38:32.3 2 Becky Farrens 71 39:34.0 3 Audrey Smith 74 41:30.3 4 Ampy Vicente 74 46:48.7 5 Ginger Keimel 71 49:20.3 6 Janice Stevens 70 50:03.8 7 Sara Goldstein 73 52:35.8 Female 75 to 79 1 Betty Howard 78 48:43.5 2 Charlotte Cooper 76 54:21.2 Male Open Winners Place Name Age Chip Time 1 Matt Schult 26 17:12.7 Male 3 to 6 1 Oliver Didenko 6 34:24.3 2 Zachary Oliver 5 55:58.4 Male 7 to 10 1 Zachary Van Fleet 8 23:53.6 2 Zander Durastanti 8 24:14.6 3 Ean Clemons 10 24:40.7 4 Damian Nawrocki 10 28:46.8 5 Bud Cox 8 29:26.7 6 Joshua Baucom 10 39:47.3 7 Kaleb Zahller 7 46:43.3 8 Jacob Baucom 8 47:48.6 Male 11 to 14 1 Dylan Branch 12 18:56.8 2 Chandler Gowan 13 19:08.6 3 Chase Doty 12 21:29.0 4 Samuel Aguilar 13 24:05.4 5 Mason Hutchins 13 26:22.2 6 Garret Main 14 27:36.7 7 Charles Cruz 11 29:47.1 8 Francis Arnan 13 37:55.0 9 James Arnan 12 45:39.0 10 Christian Juliano 12 46:07.5 11 Imanol Magana 13 54:55.5 12 James Tomblin 14 55:42.7 Male 15 to 18 1 Samuel Jacobs 18 23:34.7 2 Jacob Bateman 15 26:02.3 3 Tariq Ausaf 18 27:59.6 Male 19 to 24 1 Guilmon Marasigan 23 29:44.6 2 LB Pinder 24 30:49.6 3 Steven Guelff 22 41:50.8 4 David Scheck 20 57:00.0 5 Brandon Tucker 20 1:02:54.1 Male 25 to 29 1 Ryan Hart 25 21:57.2 2 Raul Garcia 26 23:32.8 3 Sean Smith 27 25:42.3 4 Roy Asumbrado 29 29:34.7 5 Cesar Bernardino 29 31:54.6 6 Joezzie Rivera 28 32:56.8 7 Mark Sturgille 25 56:49.3 Male 30 to 34 1 Ryan Willis 34 20:46.9 2 Julio Cruz 33 24:12.8 3 Hector Ramirez 34 27:20.6 4 Jarbien Pol Gulfan 31 28:19.1 5 Ron Rosana 33 30:55.8 6 Jeff McDonald 33 33:36.8 7 Jeremy Vincent 31 35:59.8 8 Hector Matute 34 42:01.9 Male 35 to 39 1 Jeremy Freeze 37 20:28.8 2 Dima Didenko 35 22:14.0 3 Antonio Vasquez 37 24:40.1 4 Erick Bond 38 25:32.2 5 Adam Greene 38 43:28.2 Male 40 to 44 1 Zbigniew Nawrocki 40 24:31.6 2 Bryant Musselman 42 26:34.9 3 Shannon Gonzalez 41 28:27.6 4 David Stewart 44 29:49.6 5 Ira Arnan 40 37:35.1 6 Michael Eastman 44 39:13.0 7 Fred Juliano 43 46:07.7 8 Brian Cosgrave 40 47:26.4 9 Edward Oshetsky 40 50:59.0 10 David Oliver 44 56:32.6 11 Dave Bassett 43 58:45.0 Male 45 to 49 1 Lou Aguilar 47 25:39.6 2 Curt Allen 46 27:58.3 3 Raul Magana 46 36:57.8 Male 50 to 54 1 Michael Sturgille Jr 51 56:49.5 Male 55 to 59 1 Mike DeNeve 59 24:43.7 2 John Shoop 55 25:48.8 3 Todd Foster 57 34:09.4 4 Israel Rada 59 40:45.3 5 Haroldo Salcedo 59 47:35.1 6 Dennis Crews 57 53:12.1 Male 60 to 64 1 Karl Janetzko 63 45:32.1 2 Oscar Ayala 61 49:03.7 3 Frank Hodo 63 50:43.7 Male 65 to 69 1 Terry Engle 66 22:32.5 2 Ronald Sevigny 66 37:20.8 3 Antonio Roa 66 41:41.7 4 Jun Jereos 69 48:52.5 Male 70 to 74 1 Eliezer Rada 74 47:37.1 Male 80 and over 1 Kenneth Filppula 84 46:30.8 2013 Florida Hospital 5K results


By DEAN FOSDICK Associated PressCompost or mulch? People o ften confuse the two, a lthough each fulfills a diff erent function in gardening. Which one you want d epends on your needs. Compost is used to feed c rops; mulch is used to supp ress weeds, said Daniel M cGrath, a horticulturist w ith Oregon State University E xtension. Compost is decomposed o rganic matter that is genera lly higher in nutrients and r elatively low in carbon comp ared to mulch. Mulch is r aw, un-decomposed organic m atter. Unlike compost, mulch is g enerally not mixed into the s oil, he noted, but is applied 2 to 4 inches deep on top of t he soil around a tree or s hrub. Mulch has fewer nutrients a nd is not meant to replace f ertilizer, which should be a dded as a supplement. M ulching does, however, m aintain soil moisture, prev ent most weed seeds from g erminating and keep soil t emperatures constant around p lants, said Martha Smith, an e xtension horticulturist with t he University of Illinois. Which kind of mulch you c hoose depends on what y oure growing and where. Some mulch, especially c rushed rock and commerc ially made, color-enhanced m ixtures, can beautify pathw ays, driveways and play a reas. Good mulch is easy to a pply and remove; is free of n oxious weeds, insects and d isease; and adds organic m aterials to the soil as it b reaks down. There are different b yproducts used across the U .S. based on local supply, S mith said. That includes pine needles in the South, hazelnut shells in the Northwest and buckwheat hulls in the Southeast. Some different mulch materials from which to choose:Shredded bark, wood chips and shavingsEasy to spread and longlasting, but can rob the soil of nitrogen and make landscape plants turn yellow. Look for arborist chips or ground-up tree branches that can make a good mulch and often are available for the asking from tree trimmers.Gravel and stonesStone doesnt have to be replaced like organic mulches, but it is expensive and will work into the ground. Stone is great for problem areas, though, like deep shade or in channels cut for stormwater runoff.Black plastic and strawBoth are commonly used in vegetable gardens and orchards. Plastics, however, prevent water from entering the soil, while straw contains grain seeds that can germinate.LeavesShredded leaves provide good insulation and weed control, although they wont allow much water to penetrate. Work them into the soil after they decompose. Others include newspapers (unattractive unless shredded), peat moss (inexpensive but acidic), shredded rubber (doesnt decompose but may smell) and landscape cloth (allows water to infiltrate but must be tacked down). Some materials to avoid: Grass clippings, especially any containing herbicides. Clippings are better left on lawns where they break down quickly and return some nutrients to the soil. Treated wood chips, charcoal and ash especially barbeque briquettes and coal ash may include compounds and chemicals harmful to pets and plants. Sawdust packs tightly and is unsightly. For more on mulches and mulching, see this Cornell University fact sheet: lchland.html www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 Page B5 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used cars p/u; 0 0 0 3 3 4 9 2 By Pearl Carter I am a nonagenarian, but I am not a fossil! However, when I went to Walmart to buy a bottle of ink for my real old-time fountain pens you know, the ones you used to get or give for gradation or bar mitzvah they looked at me as if I were a dinosaur. Ink? In a bottle? Let me get the lady who is in this department. So we waited while she called for an associate. Ink in a bottle? Let me call someone who is more familiar with this department. I have only been here for a month. So now we had three people looking for a bottle of ink. Number three researched the problem and told us that Walmart doesnt carry that item. But my husband, the genius, said lets look in the art or drafting supply store or a regular stationery store. So we went to a chain office supply store and inquired where they stocked bottles of ink. A bottle of ink? Ink in a bottle for a pen? Let me ask the manager. Ink in a bottle? The manager was a fresh-faced youth. Again, genius came to my aid, Do you have a drafting or art supply department? Oh that stuff. We went to the appropriate area, but still no dice. Genius said, Lets go to a real stationery store and not a chain. So we did, in Sebring. Nobody uses ink anymore. There is no call for it, so we dont stock it. See all these fine pens with no mess. The next place, the owner was not as old as I am but old enough to remember real fountain pens. I have India Ink. That should do the trick. We bought a bottle, only $3.47. The reason for the ink was so that I could test my old Parker pens if the bladder could still fill with ink and if the nibs were smooth or scratchy. The next step was to send them back to Parker Pens as I had in the past for restoration. However, when I contacted the manufacturer, they no longer had parts, but said they would send me a list of places that did repairs on such items. In due time I got the list, but no one was in Sebring not even in Highlands County. I am skillful on the telephone so I attacked the list. Of the 40 places, I selected two to call, one in Florida and one in Manhattan, thinking that at the New York address they would know everything. I am a New Yorker! Well, it was nice to hear a Manhattan accent. They were very helpful and even quoted me a price for restoration $145 for a gold nib and $69 for handling. What were they going to handle? One bit of important information they gave me was not to put India ink in the bladder. It would gook (their word not mine) up the works. The next call I made was to Fruitville. Here I hit the jackpot. How did I know? Well he used the word restore instead of repair. With my background in antique clocks I was impressed with the distinction. With old world Florida courtesy he was happy to help me and began to tell me how I could do it. He told me how to clean the bladder with a few tablespoons of ammonia and a cup of water, and that I didnt need ink to test the bla dder but could use plain water. He only charged $69 for gold nibs and $32 for steel but would replace whatever was on the pens now. Fortified with this information I wrapped the pens and sent them off. I will le t you know how they work when I get them back in 10-12 weeks. Again from my background in clock repair, I knew that restoration takes longer than repair. I did finally find ink at Home & Office Essentials Inc. on Main Street in Lake Placid. They didnt carry it, but they ordered it for me and I will have it on Monday. Love the hometown stores. In case you want to know why I would want to restore the old pens instead of buy ing a new one for $30 or $40 it is because I want to give my son and grandson the pens that Grandpa and Grandma used so they can hold in their hands what he touched and was given for his graduation. Pearl Carter is a resident of Lake Placid. Email her at Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Ink? In a bottle? Pearls Pearls Pearl Carter How to choose the right mulch Gardening Metro What kind of mulch you should use depends on what and where you are planting.


Oh, how I adore T hanksgiving. Family and f easting and giving thanks w hat could be better than t hat? Here in the United States, o ur Thanksgiving marks the u nofficial kick-off to the h oliday season, too, so it r eally is an exciting time. Thanksgiving is only a c ouple of weeks away, so its n ot too early to start thinki ng about the menu. If y ouve taken our 30-Day P aleo Challenge lately, you m ight be wondering how y oull survive this foodf ocused holiday without your n on-Paleo favorites, but have n o fear. Its not as difficult a s you might think to surv ive Thanksgiving as a P aleoista, and Im going to p rove that to you right now. So, lets take a look at s ome favorite traditional T hanksgiving standbys and I ll give you some Paleof riendly substitutes. Turkey: No need to t ake turkey off the menu, as y ou know. Youre free to add a s much butter and bacon to t hat bird as you like. Dressing: If you are a voiding gluten as part of a l ifestyle choice, and not b ecause of a celiac condit ion, you dont have to o ffend Grandma Mae at dinn er by skipping out on her f amous dressing. By all m eans, have a bite or two if i t wont do you too much h arm. But, if youre prepari ng the meal, go ahead and e xperiment. Dressing doesnt h ave to involve bread. Get c reative in the kitchen and s ee what you can do with s ome pork sausage, diced s weet potatoes and apples, p ecans, cranberries, mushr ooms, celery, etcetera, e tcetera. Start trying out s ome recipes now, so youll h ave the right one perfected b y the time your dinner rolls a round. Mashed potatoes: White p otatoes are one of those i tems that can cause debate b etween Paleoistas-some of u s eat them, some of us d ont. Ascoop of mashed p otatoes isnt going to send y ou to Paleo Prison, so if y ou feel so compelled, go a head and enjoy a bite. If y oure preparing the meal, s ee if you can find some p urple potatoes to boil and m ash to serve on your T hanksgiving plate. Purple p otatoes have more nutrition i n them than their white c ounterparts, and they are so p retty on the plate. If you w ant to avoid spuds all t ogether, whip up some fauxt ay-toes by steaming caulif lower and whipping with b utter, heavy cream and seas onings. Sweet potato casserole: B y all means enjoy a sweet p otato casserole for T hanksgiving this year. Just d ont add brown sugar and m arshmallows to it. Peel and s lice four or five sweet potat oes and toss into a baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt and lemon pepper. Add about half of a thinly sliced red onion on top so it looks like there are pretty purple ribbons on top of your sweet potatoes. Drizzle again with olive oil. Bake at 400 for about 35-45 minutes until everything is golden brown. Even non-sweet potato lovers love this. My own brother was tricked into thinking these were carrots at one Thanksgiving dinner. Cranberry sauce: Most homemade cranberry sauce is made from sugar with sugar added to sugar and more sugar. But what is Thanksgiving turkey without cranberry sauce? For a delicious Paleo-friendly cranberry sauce, add some fresh or frozen cranberries to a saucepan. Cover the berries with orange juice and add honey, maple syrup or coconut sugar to your taste. Add in lemon zest or orange zest for color and a bit of extra citrusy zing. Once you start making your own cranberry sauce, youll wonder why you havent always been whipping up this simple sweet dish. Turkey gravy: Many gravies involve cornstarch or white flour, and neither of those items are Paleo-friendly. Sometimes I like making a simple au jus out of pan drippings, butter and a bit of chicken broth. But you can find dozens of Paleo gravy recipes online. Again, start experimenting with recipes now, so you'll have just the right one down pat for your Thanksgiving dinner. Leanne Ely is a New York Times bestselling author of 'Body Clutter' and the Saving Dinner series. The Dinner Diva syndicated newspaper column appears in 250 newspapers nationwide. Learn how to cook great and save significant money with the Dinner Diva;s menus, recipes and shopping lists at Page B6 News-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 hometown biz; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz dummy; 0 0 0 2 6 3 9 7 Food Celebrate your Thanksgiving Paleo style Dinner Diva Leanne Ely Metro On a Paleo diet?Have all the turkey you want this Thanksgiving. But you might want to skip the dressing. BOSTON (AP) Its kind of a big deal that Emerson College is changing the name of its school of communicatio n. The college in Boston will rename the school for one day only the Ron Burgundy School o f Communication on Dec. 4 to honor the fictitious television anchorman. Actor Will Ferrell, in character, is scheduled t o share his path to journalism greatness with students. His visit will include a news conference, the renaming ceremony and a screening of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Ferrell, as himself, will introduce the movie. College President Lee Pelton says Burgundy understands the power of media, as well as hairspray, firsthand. Burgundy, known for telling people hes kind of a big deal, says he hopes to let students know how hard it is to make it to the top, in his words, especially if you dont have good hair. Emerson College to name school after Ron Burgundy


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 Page B7 health page; 11.25"; 16"; Black plus three; process, health page dummy; 0 0 0 2 6 3 9 9 Hodge-Bryant Brittany Niccole Hodge a nnounces her engagement to R onald Lee Bryant Jr, both of S ebring. Brittany is a 2006 graduate o f Avon Park High School a ndis employedat Marshalls i n Sebring. She is the daught er of Connie Hodge and G eorge Benton, both of S ebring,and Matthew Stadie o f Wauchula. Ron is a graduate of E verglades High School in E verglades City and is e mployed with Fields H uston Kia in Lake Wales. He i s the son of Ronald L. Bryant S r. and Brenda Bryant of S ebring. The wedding is planned for N ov. 24, 2013 at 5 p.m. at K enilworth Lodge Plantation B allroom. Celebrations Engagement Brittany Hodge and Ronald Bryant Jr. Special to the News-SunTALLAHASSEE Florida House on Capitol Hill recently named Alison Hancock to the newly-created Young Ambassadors Council. Hancock is a 2011 graduate of the University of Florida and a credit analyst at Farm Credit Florida in Sebring. Formed this year for people under 40 to promote the Florida House mission of education, business, hospitality and arts and culture, Hancock was selected by the 100-member board of trustees. Florida House on Capitol Hill is celebrating its 40th year of service to Floridians visiting Washington, DC. Florida is the only state to have an embassy in the nations capital. The non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)3 corporation accepts no state or federal funding and is supported by private contributions. Sebrings Hancock named to Young Ambassadors council CELEBRATIONSGUIDELINES: TheNews-Sunpublishes announcements about births,engagements,weddings and anniversaries on Wednesdays. Anniversaries are accepted starting at the 50th and then in five-year incriments. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Forms are available at the NewsSun. The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesdays paper. Submit items to the News-Sunfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516.


Page B8 News-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; nov ads; 0 0 0 3 3 3 4 1 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 11.25"; 4"; Black plus three; process, 104128 holiday dinner; 0 0 0 3 3 3 5 9 Courtesy photo Heart of Highland, Sweet Adelines Show Chorus has two new members who have joined its chorus. Savannah Sweeting (from left) is a 16-year-old student at Walker Memorial A cademy in Avon Park. She is a member of the Concert Band and Concert Chorus, as well as Scholar Contendo. She sings tenor and resides in Avon Park with her mother. Director Betty Meinholz also welcomes Nancy Davis. Davis is an ICU nurse and also a former Sweet A deline. She has sung with the Miami Magic Chorus and South Florida Jubilee Chorus, and has been very involved with music all her life. Davis also sings tenor and resides with her husband in Okeechobee. Heart of Highland, Sweet Adelines is always looking for new members, and invites females of all ages, who enjoy singing, to visit with them at 7 p.m. T hursdays at the Avon Park Rotary, 20 S. Verona Ave. For information, call 452-1927, 414-4914, 699-0743. Clubs & Organizations Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID James A shley was honored as T eacher of the Month at the L ake Placid Chamber of C ommerce luncheon held N ov. 13 at Lake Placid C amp and Conference C enter. The Lake Placid N oon Rotary donated $50 to A shley along with a certific ate proceeds came from the W orld Famous Wild Game D inner. Ashley earned his B achelor of Arts in E conomics, with a minor in H istory, from Maryville C ollege in Maryville, Tenn. H e then went on to earn his M asters of Education in C urriculum and Instruction f rom Radford University in R adford, Va. Ashley is currently a s ixth-grade math teacher at L ake Placid Middle School. Despite a relatively short t enure at LPMS he has been r ecognized by his peers as a n upcoming leader. He s erves as the Math D epartment team leader, as w ell as a member of the C urriculum Leadership team, a nd the district-wide Math C onnections committee. As L ake Placid High Schools v arsity soccer coach, he is r esponsible for all activities a nd practices related to the program. Due to his leadership and hard work, a program that was financially deficient has experienced a 900 percent increase in its funding. Success in Ashleys classroom has not been in short supply, either. For the 2011 FCATseason, his students achieved 85 percent growth. This followed a 74 percent student achievement growth in 2010. Ashley encourages each of his students to shake his hand upon entering his classroom. This provides him with a differentiated instruction, as is the daily brain engaged activity, which each student must complete independently. Lessons in Ashleys classroom are driven by data derived from an assessment at the beginning of the school year. He incorporates reading strategies for all math problems and uses the UNRAVELstrategy for vocabulary. To assist his lower level FCATstudents. Ashley has implemented the use of a red/green card. Every student has one on their desk to silently notify him if they understand or dont understand the concept being taught. The green card up signifies understanding, while the red card signifies they need more assistance. In addition to earning ESOLcertification Ashley also holds the Middle Grades Integrated 5-9 certification. Mary Pinson, the literacy curriculum resource teacher, said, As the reading coach, I am thrilled each time I observe in Jamesclassroom due to his incorporation of reading strategies for all math problems. Julia Burnett, principal, Lake Placid Middle School, explains part of the reason for his success. He consistently and aggressively explores strategies that will enhance his instructional delivery of the curriculum. His room is saturated in evidence of differentiated instruction, high levels of student engagement, clear objectives, and purposeful technology applications. Chris Doty, a principal from whom Ashley worked, said, He is not a clock watcher, but a task completer. James will do what it takes to get the job done, regardless of the time. Ashley has only been in Lake Placid for two years, but says he is here to stay. His wife is the assistant principal at Lake Country Elementary School and they were blessed with a little girl eight months ago. Ashley named Teacher of the Month in LP Courtesy photo Lorraine Hutchins (left), Director, Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club presents James Ashley, Lake Placid Middle School, with Teacher of the Month. CLUBS NEWS GUIDELINES: The News-Sun publishes announcements about clubs and organizations on Wednesdays. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Forms are available at the News-Sun. The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesdays paper. Submit items to the News-Sun from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail to ; or mail to Lifestyle Editor, News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. TOPS 487SEBRING The meeting was called to order by leader Judy Phillips, with 23 TOPS and 7 KOPS giving the pledges. The new yes-yes for the coming week is a bad attitude is like a flat tire, you cant got anywhere until you change it. Anew member, Debby Berman, was introduced to the group. The 25-cent contest had 26 people in, with 14 winners, each receiving $.45. The 10-cent contest was won by Rose Wall, who received $2.90. Terry Widmer has one more week to go then she can open the mystery gift. The attendance box had a layer of paper removed by Debby Berman, who found more paper to be removed. The club welcomed back some members who spend their summers in the north. The belt contest results as of Nov. 13 Genna Meissner and Rita Merkley are tied for fir st place, and Bette Gilette and Sue Willey ar e tied for second place. Anew contest will be held in December. The program for the week was given by Carolyn Patterson, which was taken from the current TOPS magazine. Never give up. What qualities do we need to have in ourselves in order to obtain the goals that we want to reach? Some habits may need to be changed in order to reach goals. TOPS 487 meets at Whispering Pines Baptist Church on U.S. 27 North, just sou th of Home Depot. Weigh in starts as 8:15 a.m.; the meeting starts at 9 a.m. If interes ted or for more information, call 382-7716 or 283-3255. Snapshots Courtesy pho to Sebring Elks 1529 was proud to participate in the City of Sebrings Founders Day Celebration on Oct. 26. Exalted Ruler Ronna Mason was going through some old files when she came across a 1927 Resolution regarding Sebrings founder George E. Sebring Sr. This resolution was written after Mr. Sebrings death, signed by then Exalted Ruler Ed Wolf and Secretary A.C. Altwater. Pictured is Sebring Elks Leading Knight Judy Hanson (left) presenting the plaque to Wanda Whitehouse representing the Sebring Historical Society where it will be on display for all to view. Elks donate piece of Sebring history to Historical Society New voices join Sweet Adelines rfntb t


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 Page B9 64 WEST COLLISION; 1.736"; 2"; Black plus three; process, tv incl; 0 0 0 3 3 4 6 4 SFSC-COMMUNITY RELATIONS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main A discover a new; 0 0 0 3 3 8 6 9 Courtesy pho to Four World War ll veterans are honored at VFW 4300 on Veterans Day. From left are Don Kennedy, Nick Vara, Fred Huston, and William DeFrees. VFW 4300 honors four World War II veterans Clubs & Organizations Courtesy photo George Robertson-Burnett (left), Rotary District 6890 Governor, chats with Bill Richter, member Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club, during a visit last week. Special to News-SunLAKE PLACID The L ake Placid Noon Rotary C lub had a surprise party N ov. 14 to celebrate Bill R ichters years of Rotary s ervice. Richter has been in R otary for more than 50 y ears. He joined Rotary u nder two classifications i n Morgantown, W.Va. in t he 1960s he was an auto r etailer and then he later b ecame a real estate broker i n Lake Placid. He was p resident of a club in M organtown with more t han150 members in 19781 979. Richters most stressful m oment in Rotary was w hen he received a visit f rom an International R otary president from Q ueensland, Australia. Richter was born in D etroit in 1924. He has b een married to Doris for m ore than 68 years. They h ave two children and three g randchildren. His son a ttended college at NADA in Michigan, and his daughter received her diploma from West Virginia University. Richter once caught a sailfish when he was about 100 miles out at sea from Key West. The sailfish weighed more than 500 pounds and was 14 feet tall. It took him 3 to 3 1/2 hours to reel it in. When he came to shore with the fish, the captain had radioed in to tell them that they would need a hoist and about 1,000 people were there to meet him and his fish. Richter worked at Tomoka Heights Realty in Lake Placid as a sales agent for about six years. He found out that a number of his friends had moved here from the Keys and were living in Tomoka Heights. Richter has been a loyal Rotarian, and his fellow Rotarians and his family are very proud of him and his accomplishments. Richters 50-plus years of Rotary service honored Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The Rotary Club of Lake Placid recently gave $600 to support the Lake Placid High School Band Program. Third year Music Director Josh Vaughn mentioned thathe is building a program of success for the LPHS music program by creating musicians, rather than merely playing instruments. He complemented strong parental support through the Band Boosters and strong community and school board backing. Having completed the Homecoming Parade, Vaughn is busy planning a December Holiday Show, the Christmas Paradeandan AprilSpring Concert, often including the entire music department of theband, the orchestra and the chorus. The Band Boosters are important because so much happens outside the classroom. Band Booster president Adela Abela mentioned just a few fundraisers: the Masonic Lodge sponsored spaghetti dinner, LPHS license plate sales,Caladium Festival, Thunder Night concessions, car washes, andrummage sales are just a few. Most recently, Wendys Restaurant in Lake Placid has been sharing 20 percent of its sales from 5-8 day a month with the band. The band currently has 40 members and always welcome new members. Work is ongoing in the elementary and middle school music programs to recruit and retain future band, orchestra and chorus members. As Drum Major Aston Abela said, the music must go on! For more information about the LPHS music program, Vaughn may be reached by email at The Rotary Club of Lake Placid meets every Wednesday at Platters Restaurant in Lake Placid at 6:44 a.m. Rotary Club donates to LPHSband Courtesy pho to Rotary Club of Lake Placid president Hugh Skip Dent (left) joins Rotarian Michelle Keim (right) in presenting a $600 check to Lake Placid High School Band Drum Major AstonAbela, LPHS Music Director and Band MasterJoshua Vaughn, and Band Booster President Adela Abela. Courtesy photo Olive and Dave Jackson pose with Tom who was the honored guest at the Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers Turkey Trot dance on Nov. 16. Tom will return to his home at Hartzells for the holiday. Courtesy photo J ames Fansler, Chief of Police Lake Placid Police Department, receives a $1,000 check f rom Bill Richter, oldest member of the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club. The club presented the check Nov. 14 to the LPPD for more security systems for the area on Thursday. The security system that is around the Rotary Park has been instrumental in solving many crimes. To make a donations to this cause, contact the LPPD at 699-3757 or mail a check to 8 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Like the department on Facebook to receive current updates on crimes or scams that are taking place in the Lake Placid area. Special guest for dance LP Rotary donates $1,000 to police department for more security systems SABENARESISTSAMATIS CRANESINUTEROSAVANT HIYOSILVERAWAYPRINCE UALSABEFLEXRETAKEN SNOBNONACIDAERATING SERUMLIAUMPSENSE LESSFATINBREDGEL THEBALCONYISCLOSED EAPDOORSDOLESCOTAN ASASTOTCINECAJOLE THTHTHTHTHATSALLFOLKS REHABSHOMOLAASTAT OSAGEOTERIAPINGELL SAYGOODNIGHTGRACIE MUSMELONSPLAYSUP ILESSATEFOEBEACH RATTAILSBADTRIPXERO ALBERTABARNAVEONOI GUARDSANDMAYGODBLESS EMINEMMAGENTAALEAST SELENETIERODSLASSES CROSSWORDSOLUTION rf


LAKE PLACID There w ill be a Christmas D ecoration Contest in Placid L akes again this year. The g rand prize will be awarded a t the PLHOAChristmas p arty/meeting on Dec. 16. T he Dalton Gang Scouts will b e judging the entrants on D ec. 15. Please call Town H all if you think you have a w inning display or you see s omeones show of lights t hat is outstanding. The numb er is 465-4888, and Bonnie w ill see that all entries are c onsidered. The Hartzells big Tom T urkey showed up at the Turkey Trot dance last S aturday night. He almost g ot COPD moving around s o much. He had his place at t he Saturday Farmers M arket, then back to the base o f operation, and then S aturday at the Lake Placid B allroom Dancers dance, and t hen back for the T hanksgiving display at the s tore. Were collecting new PJs f or the kids in Lake Placid. B onnie will be collecting at T own Hall. We need the bigg er sizes now up to 11 years o f age, or donate money and B onnie will buy the PJs for y ou. The Manna Ministries w ill be in charge of getting t hese out to the kids in Lake P lacid. The Placid Lakes Social C ircle will be having their C hristmas meeting and party o n Thursday, Dec. 5 at the P lacid Lakes Country Club s tarting at 4 p.m.Itineraries a nd identification pins will b e given out for the Dec. 9 C hristmas Light Cruise. For t hose who cant make the m eeting, they will be given t o you the day of the trip. P lease bring a His and Her gift under $10; B arbara High has something c ooking for the gift e xchange. The group will eat f irst, and meet after. For your information, T hursday is Ribs night. T he PLCC is on Placid L akes Boulevard. SEBRING As I write t his, my sister posted on F acebook a wintry scene f rom the Adirondack (NY) f oothills showing probably s ix inches of freshly fallen s now; gorgeous on their pine t rees background. Our local r adio announcer called for t emps possibly reaching 60 a nd winds 20-25 mph from t he north. Were happy to l eave the 90 degrees, but f olks, this is Florida and only s econd week of November. A ppreciate the east-southeast b reezes, which did arrive s oon, Fall activities are well u nder way with the first H OAmeeting on Nov. 4. P resident Sims announced i ndividual board assignments w ith Ray Young responsible f or membership renewals; T oby Chapel coordinating m aintenance/utilities for the b oard; Marian Hibbard seeks v olunteer help for HOA a ctivities. Janet Johns remains our newsletter editor with Marge Cerda covering Meet Your Neighbor. Daphne Rigle will be updating the park directory.Shirley Lowe appealed to everyones generosity for The Salvation Army food box and Christmas toys for children. Thank you all for assistance. Wendy Johnson announced the first park breakfast and Mens Breakfast/Ladies Luncheon events. Claudette Boisvert will coordinate Ladies Luncheons, which occur second Wednesday monthly. Thanksgiving dinner will be served at the clubhouse on Nov. 28 at 1 p.m. Thank you to our park owner for providing the turkey. Please sign up for all upcoming special events. Wendy announced salad will be added to Tuesday lunches this season. Tuesday, Dec. 10 will feature Vendor Day in the clubhouse from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Several local vendors will be available to display their expertise. We were also requested to renew our FMO (Federation of Manufactured Homeowners) memberships for 2014, striving for 100 percent affiliation. Kim and Mike King, our new park managers, were introduced and praised by the HOApresident for their efforts in a short time span.Kim stated lot inspections are ongoing and outside photos of all homes will be taken and used as reference guides. We must get permission in writing prior to making any changes outside our residence. Suggestions may be placed in the drop box at the office. Pet owners were advised to pick up after their pets. Louise Mattson, Claudette Boisvert and Marian Farezoco volunteered to contact persons for board offices available in 2014 to include vice president, treasurer, and Trustee II. Thank you all. Several folks attended the Musical Salute to Veterans featuring the Heartland Pops ConcertBand this past Nov. 11 at First Baptist Church of Sebring.The group, in their fifth year,is directed by Anthony (Tony) Jones, director of bands at Avon Park High School. Several area high school and college students participate, and some members travel from Port Charlotte and Winter Haven.If you have not attended a performance by this marvelous group of volunteer musicians, their Christmas program will be at South Florida State College at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19.We were privileged to experience Retired Commander Allen E. Beck of the U.S. Navy Band in Washington, D.C. as guest director of part of the program. Our residents enjoyed a surprise 90th birthday celebration for Peggy George on Nov. 1 hosted by her devoted family and helpers. Although she has moved to Valrico with family, Peg will be loved and remembered as an integral part of Town and Country MHP. Congratulations to Peg on this accomplishment. Congratulations to Ray and Nancy Dubuque for their home selection as House of the Month for November. I recently had the privilege of serving as a volunteer with Highlands County AgVenture at the local fairgrounds, which was converted to an outdoor classroom for three days in October. This was the 14th annual event where 1,200 Highlands County third-graders spend a day learning and doing hands-on activities related to agriculture.The event provides opportunity for thirdgraders to gain experience, understanding and appreciation of local agriculture.Being a farm gal raised on a dairy farm in northern New York, I was completely impressed with the enormous planning, organization and smooth operation of this program and the delight these kids exhibited.Although I only helped one day, it was a happy and wonderful experience and will definitely enlist to help at next years event. Welcome to several snowbirds returning this month. We still have residents experiencing health problems to include Dolly Blonde, Allan Grosman, Jackie Wilson and Jerry Niedzelski. Our thoughts and prayers for all. Very best wishes to everyone for a wonderful Thanksgiving.We trust each family pauses a moment to thank our Creator for the rich blessings of each day. LAKE PLACID When I went grocery shopping this weekend I saw the seasonal cookie, Pfeffernusse, in the store. I was so pleased, I bought two boxes. For me, they are part of the holiday season, the aroma of molasses and species. If you like them too, Archway has its own little Christmas cookie stand in Publix. Nov. 10, Military Soup and Sandwich meal was very well attended. Peggy Sue Teague was the master of ceremonies. John Reece did several readings on Veterans Day and Marilyn Cromer said Grace. The meal of chicken noodle or potato soup with the pulled pork sandwich was so tasty. The desserts are always donated and there are always plenty of them. Nov. 11 was Veterans Day. We started the meeting by pledging allegiance to the U.S. flag. All veterans, including Canadians, were asked to stand and be honored. The coffee was made and hosted by Jim and Kitty Quartier, Carol Noel, Marcia and Mike Collier. The display of doughnuts, muffins and cookies for our coffee was in honor of Kitty and Carols birthday. Our clubhouse is now filled with all our winter residents. If you want a seat for Monday morning coffee, come early. Even our Canadians, like Marg Mulholland, are here to spend the winter with us. Our visitors this morning was Barbara Kellehers sister, Loretta Donaldson, from Sharpaburg, Ga., who is their house guest in honor of Barbaras birthday. They had not seen each other for four years. Carol Noel told us of the residents in the park who have recently had surgery or will have surgery this week. They are Eunice Brown, James Hogan, Vincent Barnard, Fran Turley and Brant Dixon. Sing the sheets so the people know that they are in our thoughts and prayers. Peggy Sue read all 22 names for the birthdays this week, and the following were present: Deanna Walton, Barbara Kelleher, Carol Noel, Kitty Quartier and Walt Gerano. We sang Happy Birthday to them with Marilyn Cromers assistance on the piano. Then we sang Happy Anniversary to George and Barbara Kelleher on their 62nd. Luette Kigers son and wife, Terry and Sheree Kiger, from Jacksonville were with her Sunday night. Monday they went to the National Cemetery in Bushnell for the Veterans Day ceremonies. Steve Jervie was the master of ceremonies for the day. Trash and Treasure Sale will be in the clubhouse Nov. 23. Anything and everything you ever wanted to buy Im sure youll find there. So come one, come all. The NuHope ladies will be selling coffee, goodies to go with your coffee. The money from this goes to Nu-Hope. The sale starts at 8 a.m. and goes until noon. Nov. 28 will be our wonderful Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings. They will be cooking and baking the turkey, ham, potatoes for mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing and rolls. Desert and drinks will also be furnished. The trimmings will be the dishes that we all bring. The month will end with the Welcome Back Dance a t 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. Nov. 12 Ladies Coffee w as made by Carol Noel. Marily n Cromer held the meeting. Betty Cosgrove and Joanne Fox are back and they are glad to be back. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be here from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 16. Barbara Meyer told of th e block party that they had on Belle Field Avenue. It was at the home of Bill and Ingrid Taft. They had such a great time eating and visiting. What a great way to really get acquainted with your ne w neighbors and reacquainted with your former neighbors. There is choral practice every Thursday at 3:30 p.m If you like to sing, join us and sing for the Christmas Follies on Dec. 21. Howeve r, if you just want to come on Dec. 21 to enjoy the show you must have a ticket. The tickets are free but you mus t have one as seating is limited. Any donation will go to Nu-Hope. The noon carry-in was held Nov. 12. Marilyn Cromer was the emcee and gave the prayer. These noon get-togethers are nice, just a chance to visit while you take a break. Friendship is God loving us through someone else.Bridge resultsThe snowbirds have returned, so Bridge has begun in Woodhaven. Here are this weeks scores: Party Bridge: 1st Ken Meyer 2nd Pauline Biggerstaff 3rd Roz Krahn Duplicate Bridge: 1st Laurie LaBerge and Jeanne Sisson 2nd Ray and Roz Krahn 3rd Pauline Biggerstaff and Ken Meyer Page B10 News-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 11/20/13; 0 0 0 3 3 6 0 9 DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sharon hoover; 0 0 0 3 3 8 7 6 Friends & Neighbors Placid Lakes Party Line B y Susie Lee Town and Country Mobile Home Park B y Janet Day Tropical Harbor Estates By Arlene Clouston Courtesy photo Virginia Kuhl of Lake Placid was the winner of the Gift Basket for the Nov. 1, 2013 1st Friday Tour Lake Placid. She visited each of the five non-profit groups and won a gift basket containing items donated from each of the groups. 1st Friday basket winner


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 Page B11 Diversions/Puzzles B YE-LINESBy ALAN OLSCHWANG ACROSS 1 Former Belgian national airline 7 Just says no 14 Cremona craftwork 20 Origami staples 21 1993 5x platinum Nirvana album 22 Wise guy 23 The Lone Ranger 25 Phillip, e.g., in Disneys Sleeping Beauty 26 Carrier inits. 27 Kemo ___ (the Lone Ranger) 28 Move a muscle? 29 No longer in enemy hands 30 Kind of appeal 32 Base, e.g. 34 Infusing with a soda maker 35 Hospital supply 37 ___ Fil, Irelands coronation stone 38 Strike callers 39 Massachusetts motto starter 40 Dietary claim 44 Deeply rooted 46 Toothpaste type 47 Roger Ebert 52 84-Down writers monogram 53 Opportunities, metaphorically 54 Hands (out) 55 Trig ratio 59 Old camera settings, for short 61 Add (up) 62 Franois Truffauts field 63 Sweet-talk 64 Porky Pig 69 Fixes up, as a rundown house 70 Catos man 71 When doubled, one of the Teletubbies 72 Now! 73 August: ___ County (2008 Pulitzer winner for Drama) 74 S.N.L. alum Cheri 76 Mimicry 78 July third? 79 George Burns 83 Genus of small rodents 86 Items sometimes sniffed at a supermarket 87 Highlights 88 Mille ___ (part of Qubec with a rhyming name) 90 Fill 91 Other side 92 Volleyball venue 96 Hair extensions? 98 Something you want to come down from quickly 102 Dry: Prefix 103 Home of Banff National Park 104 Animal house 105 2004 Chevy debut 107 ___ cant 108 Beefeaters, e.g. 109 Red Skelton 112 Record of the Year Grammy nominee for Lose Yourself 113 Primary pigment for printers 114 Rays div. 115 Lunas counterpart 116 Auto steering system components 117 Potential sweethearts DOWN 1 Downhill run 2 Massenet opera based on Greek myth 3 Bears home in Texas 4 2005 Drama Pulitzer finalist Will 5 Costner role 6 Like the origin of the food in many fusion restaurants 7 Pulled apart 8 Compass dir. 9 Nickname for Huntington Beach, Calif. 10 Bolognas place 11 Clinched, with up 12 Time ___ (bygone sci-fi series) 13 ___-based 14 Defames 15 One of the von Trapp girls 16 Do some banking, say 17 Going down in the rankings, say 18 Holy smoke 19 First Mets manager 24 CNBC news item 29 Mag proofs 31 Shallot, e.g. 33 Keyes and King 34 Mosey along 36 Beowulf quaff 38 Jesse and Leo of TV sitcoms 41 Poky sorts 42 Order to go? 43 Onward 44 Sees through 45 Latte option 47 pera venue 48 Chops up 49 S. ___ Merkerson, four-time N.A.A.C.P. Image Award-winning actress 50 Oscar-winning Forest Whitaker role 51 Judo gyms 56 Ancient Mexican 57 Base 58 Company that owns Gerber 60 Layered coifs 62 Groups of strings, maybe 63 Sword fight sounds 65 Letter-shaped bridge support 66 Mr. Right 67 Dominant 68 Church group 74 Black Hills native 75 Sweetie 76 Laces end 77 Vittles 80 Possible answer to Is that you? 81 Apple product 82 Extreme point 83 Sights not to be believed 84 Poem that ends, This ghoul-haunted woodland of Weir 85 What a judge might do during a hearing 89 A Sentimental Journey author 91 Thomas Jefferson or Jimmy Carter, once 93 Virgil hero 94 Bit of field sport equipment 95 Lifts 97 Where to find books in the running brooks, per Shakespeare 98 Star, maybe 99 Indian melodies 100 Nobelist writer Andric 101 Go by bike 104 Beginning of some temple names 106 Preceder of di or da in a Beatles song 109 Invoice fig. 110 Since 1/1 111 ___ SYLPHIDES (BALLET) 123456 78910111213141516171819 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 3132 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40414243 44 4546 474849 50 51 52 53 54 55565758 59 6061 62 63 64 65 66 6768 69 70 71 72 73 7475 76 7778 7980 81 82 83848586 87 88 8990 91 92939495 96 97 98 99100101102 103 104 105 106107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 Solution on page B9 When you think of Black Friday, you might think of it as the official launch to the Christmas buying season and you would be correct. Retail giants associate Black Friday to the biggest shopping day of the year. Did you know the term Black Friday was adopted from the accounting world, as in black ink means a positive profit margin and the months before most retailers are in the red or negative? This is the home stretch for retailers alike, just as it is for consumers too. Black Friday ads are being leaked left and right. This is strategic on the retailers part as they want you excited to shop their store. By leaking the ads now, you have time to do your research and develop your buying and gift giving list. My Christmas is going up this week and personally I cant wait for Thanksgiving week. Many stores like CVS, Walgreens, Kohls and Kmart will be open on Thanksgiving Day with early bird and night owl sales. Other stores will start as early as Wednesday with drastic price reductions in preparation for the big day. Take advantage of the tips below and be a success story next week! 1.Get your newspaper on Thanksgiving Day The newspaper on Thursday, Nov. 28 will be as stuffed with store sale flyers as your Thanksgiving turkey. It will be overflowing with ads, coupons, store ads and more. This is your number one source for Black Friday savings. 2.Make a list and check it twice Research your big ticket items now ahead of time and know what items you are going for. List what you are buying and pair it with the store of your choice. Items like electronics, toys, bedding, game consoles, phones, and more will be at an all time low. By doing your homework in advance, you will be confident in what you are buying. 3.Resist impulse buys It will be easy to be side tracked by the hot surprise deals on Friday, but if it isnt on your list resist the urge to buy. It could mean the difference between a budget buster or happy checkbook. 4.Early Bird gets the worm Take advantage of Night Owl and Early Bird discounts. If your store of choice advertises Night Owl discounts from 7-11 p.m., tak e advantage of that pricing and arrive early. Many stores will be open Thanksgiving Day. If you are shopping a big box super store giant, be prepared to arrive hours early for your place in line. The price will be worth the wait. 5.Online shopping Remember that most of the items on sale Black Friday week will be available online during the sam e hours and you can even choose site to store shipping for many stores. (Free shipping direct to the stor e) If the thought of shopping at home in your pjs and favorite coffee excites yo u, then this is the way to shop. will be full of deals every minute, every hour of the Thanksgiving week just for you. Next week we will continue Black Friday shopping tips. Make sure to pick up your Wednesday paper every week for Divine Savings. Tanya Senseney has more than 16 years experience saving and teaching others how to reduce their monthly grocery budget and give back to the community. Her focus and passion is to teach others how to never go without. In addition to her workshops, Senseney is a syndicated columnist and radio show personality. Senseney travels the country to speak at numerous workshops and events to teach, enlighten and engage audiences large and small on how to shop for free. Contact Senseney for more information at or visit for more information. Black Friday shopping, part 1 Savings Diva Tanya Senseney DearAbby: My husband and I want to start a family, but until now our circumstances have not made this possible. After a big move and starting a new business, we have decided its about time. My problem is my husband uses drugs to relieve stress. I dont feel he abuses them; it just takes the edge off after a hard days work like a glass of wine does for me sometimes. I would like him to stop taking the drugs while we are trying to conceive in case it could affect the baby. He is unwilling and it makes me crazy. I have decided that if he cant do this, he isnt ready to be a father. On the other hand, hes a hard worker, and I wonder if by asking him to do this I am being selfish. Please give me some advice. Ready for Motherhood in Mississippi DearReady for Motherhood: You are not being selfish, you are being prudent. According to Dr. June Reinisch, director emerita of the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction: There is some evidence that suggests certain drugs can attach to the sperm and therefore affect the fetus. So the best plan for a healthy baby would be for the man to be as cleanas possible before he starts to make a child. This is because sperm are produced about three months before they are released. DearAbby: One of my husbands relatives is filing for bankruptcy for the third time. His wife recently started to receive disability. I believe they are abusing the system. I know she was not truthful on her disability application. I work in the health care field and in the past have completed evaluations for disability claims. I know the only way she would meet the requirements would be if she misrepresented her current abilities. Everyone else in the family works hard to support themselves, so I cant understand how this attitude is tolerated. What has pushed me over the edge is they have announced theyre going to have a bankruptcy party. They have invited everyone over to enjoy food and beverages that will be purchased with a credit card they have no intention of paying. I feel an obligation to alert the disability office to her misrepresentation. My husband agrees that what theyre doing is wrong, but he doesnt want me to do anything about it. This has caused a problem between us because I no longer want to go to family dinners. I know if I keep going and have to listen to them laugh about using taxpayer dollars to support their laziness, I will eventually explode. What do you think about this? Somewhere in the U.S.A. DearSomewhere: I think your relatives are committing fraud and that it should be reported. Disability payments were meant for individuals who truly need them, not those who are gaming the system. And if you choose not to associate with these kinds of morally bankrupt individuals, you shouldnt have to. I can see how it would ruin your appetite. Shenanigans like this should be investigated and the abusers prosecuted to the full extent of the law. DearAbby: Well, here is a new one on me. I was walking through a Macys looking for my wife, and right there in front of me was a 40-something woman in her bra trying on a blouse! Please tell me is this the new normal? Greg in Gainesville DearGreg: Its unusual, but not unheard of particularly if all of the dressing rooms are in use. In order to prevent this from happening again, avert your eyes when youre in the womens department. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abby shares more than 100 of her favorite recipes in two booklets: Abbys Favorite Recipes and More Favorite Recipes by Dear Abby. Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $14 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Cookbooklet Set, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Wife hoping to get pregnant wants husband to stop using drugs Dear Abby Associated PressChoosing the tracks for The Hunger Games: C atching Fire soundtrack m ust have been a miniH unger Games in itself after t he wild success of the first f ilm. The victors offer a mix o f indie and mainstream, a dding a rounded, energetic a nd emotional dimension to t he film. One can see a shift i n tone from the first films T B one Burnett-produced s oundtrack from folky melanc holy to a slicker, more e ccentric offering supervised b y Alexandra Patsavas. Afew traces from the origi nal DNAremain with such t racks as the folky Lean by T he National, Devil May C ry by The Weeknd and the d ulcet tones of Gale Song b y The Lumineers. The lead s ingle Atlas, from British r ockers Coldplay, brings a l ow simmer resignation to b oil over into anger. Its a r esounding anthem to fighti ng against oppression and f eeling the weight of the w orld on ones shoulders in d ulcet piano tones. 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Page B12 News-SunWednesday, November 20, 2013 Yes, thats right. Sweet potato p ancakes. They are a great altern ative to your traditional breakfast h ot cake. They go great with m aple syrup and a dash of butter. They are also a great side dish t o serve for dinner with a piece of g rilled chicken or fish, and if you m ake some for your friends or f amily, I am sure they will be i mpressed with your presentation a nd great flavors. If you wanted to get kind of f ancy with your pancakes, you c ould make them and them place t hem on a cutting board and use a r ing mold to cut out circles and t hen stack them up with butter in b etween. As I am writing this, my wheels a re turning now about other things t o pair them with. I bet that if you p ut some Swiss cheese between t hem while they were hot and let i t melt, it would probably taste p retty good. I would definitely s erve that combo with a grilled c hicken breast with a nice piece of A rtisan bread. Another idea is to serve them as a sandwich. I think putting some d eli sliced turkey and maybe some c ranberry mayo with a slice of c heese would be a good sandwich, t oo. Just thinking about it right n ow is making me hungry. Hope y ou all are having a good week. Cheers, Chef. Sweet potato pancakes 1-1/8 oz. peaches, halves, juice p ack, canned, drained 2-1/4 oz. butter, softened 5/8 oz. sugar, brown, light 2-1/4 oz. nuts, pecan pieces, c hopped 1/8 oz. butter, unsalted 1/4 oz. honey 1/8 tsp. spice, pepper, cayenne 1/8 tsp. salt, kosher 5-3/4 oz. sweet potatoes, m ashed, frozen 1-3/4 oz. honey 7/8 tsp. spice, cinnamon, g round 1/8 tsp. spice, nutmeg, ground 6-1/4 oz. water, cool 5-3/4 oz. mix, pancake, butterm ilk Combine peaches, butter, and b rown sugar in a food processor. P ulse until well blended. Remove f rom blender and place in a cont ainer. Label and refrigerate until r eady to use. Heat skillet over medium heat. A dd pecans, cayenne pepper, salt, b utter and honey to skillet. Toast p ecan mixture for about 10 minu tes, until light brown and c aramelized. Remove from heat. S et aside. Combine sweet potatoes, honey, c innamon, nutmeg and water in m ixing bowl. Mix using wire whip until well b lended and smooth. Add pancake m ix. Mix using a wire whip until b atter is blended and smooth. D eposit 2 ounces of batter for e ach pancake onto a lightly g reased 375-degree griddle. Grill f or 1 1/2 minutes on each side or u ntil pancake turns golden brown a nd edges begin to dry. Portion s ize: 1 pancake, 1 tablespoon p each butter, 1 tablespoon spiced p ecans. Hold hot for hot service. Tim Spain is System Executive Chef with Florida Hospital Heartland M edical Center and Morrison H ealthcare Food Service. 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