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News-Sun staffAVON PARK A13-yearold boy was injured when he apparently tried to dodge a train in downtown Avon Park. According to Nell Hays of the Highlands County Sheriffs Office, the boy was running alongside the train at around 3:15 p.m., trying to beat it, and stumbled as he was trying to da rt in front of the northbound Amtrak train near Main Street. Avon Park Middle School is in 07 9099401001 Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 O nline: www.newssun.com Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Wednesday-Thursday, December 18-19, 2013 Volume 94/Number 150 | 50 cents www.newssun .com CelebrationsB6 Classifieds A7 Clubs B6 Crossword PuzzleB9 Dear Abby B9 Editorial & OpinionA3 Friends & NeighborsB8 Sudoku PuzzleB9 Whats CookingB10 Index Sunny & nice High 72 Low 48Details, A12 WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip low down; 0 0 0 3 4 1 4 5 By PHILATTINGER phil.attinger@newssun.comSEBRING Aman who dresses like a w oman and doesnt like being called sir w as jailed Sunday night on a battery c harge. Joseph Patrick Bueche, 25, of 442 Lime S t. in Sebring allegedly hit a convenience s tore clerk over the head with a bottle a fter she forgot his gender preference. He was found a short time after the event at his home in Sebring, thanks to a witness who followed his car. The witness, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said she arrived at the store at 9:20 p.m. Sunday the parking area was very packed and as she was walking toward the door, she could see through the M a n d r e s s e d l i k e w o m a n a r r e s t e d f o r b a t t e r y o n c l e r k By PHILATTINGER phil.attinger@newssun.comAVON PARK Sheriffs investigators say Javon Douryan Moses, 19, was walking with Dwayne Terrance Council Jr. moments before witnesses heard shots in that area. Awitness, unidentified in arrest reports, reported seeing Council, 21, hand Moses a pistol to Moses just minutes before hearing shots between 3-4:30 a.m. Nov. 23, and that the two had been walking together towa rd the 200 block of East State Street in Avon Park. It was the same area where Council was discovered at 4:30 a.m. that day, wounded from gu nshots. Council former Avon Park High School football star and 2009 homecoming king was taken to a hospital, but died of his wounds, according to the Report: Council gave gun to Moses before being shot N EWS -S UN Moses charged with tampering with evidence for burning clothes Reportedly offended at being called sir See MAN, A5 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING While shoppers are looking for values this Christmas season, officials of the Highlands County Clerk of Courts office say deals on tax certificate and foreclosure sales are regular bargains at their offices. We have auctions almost every week, said Antonia Rivera. Our next one will be on Wednesday, Jan. 8. Rivera said there are between 10 and 40 files set for each auction, which is for properties that have been delinquent in their property taxes. The property descriptions are available online so residents may see the offerings before they go up on the block. Rivera said at this time, most of the properties have been vacant lots in Tax deed auctions a regular event See TAX, A5 Katara Simmons/News-Sun Steve Gornack of the Florida Wildlife Commission adds buckets of grass carp to Lake June on Tuesday in Lake Placid. About 2,500 of the fish were added to the lake in an effort to curb the growth of Illinois pondweed, a native plant that has grown to problematic proportions in the lake. Katara Simmons/News-Sun Biologist Kelle Sullivan holds a handful of pond weed Tuesday morning at Lake June in Lake Placid. Fishy reinforcements By PHILATTINGER phil.attinger@newssun.comSEBRING Residents in cent ral Florida may want to watch out f or two crime trends that have b egun to increase: Stolen tractor t railers and vehicle burglaries. The Polk County Sheriffs O ffice has reported semitrailers s tolen from overnight parking at s uch places as hotels and big-box r etailers, such as The Home Depot a nd Lowes Home Improvement. Recent thefts have occured in Bartow, Dundee, Haines City and Lake Wales. Polk deputies also ask anyone who sees something suspicious surrounding a semitrailer to report it as soon as possible. Here in Highlands County, semitrailer thefts have been on a brief hiatus, according to Public Information Officer Nell Hays of the Highlands County Sheriff's Office. She said there hasnt been a rash of such thefts in months, although a flatbed did have items stolen off it one to two weeks ago. She still cautions semitrailer drivers and owner-operators to be alert and use caution. However, Hays said Highlands County has seen far more automobile burglaries resulting in stolen purses, bags, phones and other valuables. Often the problem is people Semis, purses targeted by thieves See THIEVES, A5 B y SAMANTHAGHOLAR samantha.gholar@newssun.comLAKE PLACID T heres something fishy g oing on in Lake June, but i ts all happening to benefit r esidents. About 2,500 grass carp w ent flipping and flopping i nto Lake June bucket by b ucket-full Tuesday morning a s the Invasive Plant M anagement Highlands C ounty office took a big step i n the direction of controll ing the despised Illinois p ondweed that sprung up a ggressively back in May. Kelle Sullivan, biologist f or the Highlands County Invasive Plant Management office, was on site at Lake June Tuesday morning along with a handful of Lake June residents awaiting the arrival of the truck load of carp that will help regulate the pond weed growth. Were going to be stocking 2,500 grass carp into the lake. These carp are sterile so that they dont reproduce. This is an integrated approach to support the herbicide work that has been going on. These fish like to eat young, new -growth plants. Pondweed is on the Carp join pondweed fight in Lake June See CARP, A3 Bueche BOYHITBY TRAIN INAP Phil Attinger/News-S un A Highlands County Sheriffs Office patrol car sits next to a stopped Amtrak train Tuesday afternoon in Avon Park near Main Street and Central Avenue. A 13-year-old boy was injured when he stumbled on the tracks while trying to dart in front of the northbound train. See BOY, A5 13-year-old tried to beat Amtrak See COUNCIL, A5

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By PHILATTINGER phil.attinger@newssun.comAVON PARK City Manager Julian Deleon has cleared a legal hurdle in getting reimbursed for legal fees in ethics complaints against him. Based on word that the Florida Commission on Ethics had found probable cause to support his allegations that statements made in testimony during his ethics hearing were false, the Ethics Commission has now forwarded Deleons case to the Division of Administrative Hearings, which would need to review his case before it proceeds. The case was transferred Wednesday, Dec. 11 and announced by Deleon late Friday evening. Deleon is seeking reimbursement for legal fees incurred by ethics complaints against him by Councilman Garrett Anderson. Deleon said in mid-August that those costs were $8,500 and received a 4-0 vote from the Avon Park City Council in late September to reimburse him should he be unable to recover costs directly. Anderson abstained from the vote, but not from comments. He said he believes Avon Park has seen more lawsuits in Deleons two years as city manager than in the last 20, and didnt believe city taxpayers should pay Deleons legal bill. However, City Attorney Gerald Buhr said the city is obligated under Florida law to provide an attorney or pay for one to defend a public official who incurs legal fees from an investigation and is cleared of those allegations. Buhr also said that he would review any list of expenditures Deleon submits to determine if the legal fees meet the citys standard of reasonable fees. Andersons original complaint was dismissed by the Ethics Commission for not meeting the threshold for probable cause. In his complaint, Anderson claimed that Anderson Arms Inc., his ammunition manufacturing business, came under investigation in retaliation for his questioning of why Deleon should be allowed to live in Lake Placid while serving as Avon Park city manager. According to the Division of Administrative Hearings, Deleons case was filed out of Lake Placid, still his place of residence. Anderson claimed his business received visits from both the county building inspector and city fire department inspector shortly after his initial criticism of Deleon. Anderson alleged that both men told him they were instructed to find something wrong. However, when questioned during the ethics investigation, both inspectors denied being sent by Deleon or telling Anderson their jobs were threatened if they didn t find violations. Deleon has claimed he had acted on a complaint th at Andersons business had been improperly wired for manufacturing and was a hazard. Anderson, in turn, has said inspectors and an investigation by the city found nothing wrong. Page A2 News-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 2 6 4 0 3 Road closed for construction AVON PARK West B ell Street in Avon Park w ill be closed from U.S. 2 7 (northbound line) to S outh Anoka Avenue from T hursday through Friday f or road construction duri ng daytime hours. For further information, c all Excavation Point Inc. a t 471-1997. Local author to visit area libraries AVON PARK Local a uthor Millie Richmond w ill make her rounds to a rea libraries this week. F rom 2-5 p.m. today she w ill be at Lake Placid M emorial Library. At 2 p .m. Thursday, she will be A von Park Public Library. Richmond, the author of s everal childrens books, w ill discuss the writing and p ublishing process. A r etired elementary school t eacher and reading spec ialist with more than 40 y ears of classroom experie nce, her goal is to encoura ge young people to read a nd write their own stories. Richmond is a two-time w inner of the Florida W riters Associations R oyal Palm Literary Award f or her books Hildy and Did You Do Your H omework Last Night? H er website is www.mill ierichmond.com. Richmonds books can b e purchased from Amazon o r Barnes and Noble, and a re also available through t he Highlands County L ibrary System. The book signing is free a nd open to the public. The A von Park Public Library i s at 100 N. Museum Ave. F or more information, cont act the library at 452-3803 o r visit the librarys webs ite at www.myhlc.org. Promenaders plan holiday dance SEBRING The Pine R idge Promenaders will c elebrate the holidays with a Christmas Square Dance o n Thursday. Nelson W akeman will begin calli ng at 7:30 p.m. Visitors are always welc ome and square dance a ttire is optional. The d ance is at the Sunshine R VResort on State Road 7 0, 1,000 yards east of U .S. 27, south of Lake P lacid. For more informat ion, call 465-1737. There w ill be no dance on T hursday, Dec. 26. Miss 12 Hours interviews set SEBRING Interviews f or the Miss 12 Hours of S ebring will be held at 4 :30 p.m. today in the S ebring International R aceway boardroom. C ontestants must be a resid ent or have attended s chool in Highlands or H ardee County, be between t he ages of 21 and 27, and s till single. Miss 12 Hours will repr esent the Raceway at vario us events during the 62nd M obile 1 12 Hours of S ebring. Call Sharon K eiber at 381-3369 (cell), o r email sgkeiber@earthl ink.net to schedule an i nterview. Eastside Christian hosts benefit concert LAKE PLACID E astside Christian Church i nvites all to attend Grace H armonys 13th Annual C hristmas Benefit Concert a t 6:30 p.m. today. Food a nd fellowship will follow t he concert in the fellows hip hall. Admission is o ne or more non-perishable food items to help stock the shelves of Mannas Ministries food pantry. A love offering will be taken to benefit Manna Ministries and The Potters House. Eastside Christian Church is at 101 Peace Ave., two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621. The phone number is 465-7065.HIP distributes free telephonesSEBRING Hearing Impaired Persons will distribute free amplified telephones from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday to Florida residents who have a hearing or speech loss. The distribution will take place in the conference room at NuHope Elder Care Services, 6414 U.S. 27 South. Distribution is by appointment only. Call (941) 7438347.Low Vision Group, Red Cane Club meetSEBRING The Low Vision Information Group and the Red Cane Club in Sebring will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Highlands Community Church for introductions, sharing experiences, and singing Christmas tunes. The lecture for this month is scheduled for noon with Dr. Mark Sevigny from Sevigny Associates Eye Care. He will speak about Healthy Food to Eat. Sevigny is a Board Certified Optometric Physician, specializing in primary medical eye care, evaluation of cataracts and macular degeneration, glaucoma and children's vision. His special area of interest is glaucoma. Sevigny trained with many of the top doctors in the world at Bascum Palmer Eye Institute, which is rated U.S. News No. 1 Eye Hospital in the world. Take time to visit at Highlands Community Church, 3005 New Life Way. To be on the mailing list for notification of the meetings and guest speakers, call HALLO at 3851196, emailhalloinc@embarqmail.com,or write H.A.L.L.O., P.O. Box 7082, Sebring, FL33872. Reflections plans New Years danceAVON PARK Reflections on Silver Lake will host a New Years Eve dance featuring singer/DJ Travis Golden from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. Take your own drinks and snacks. Ice, champagne toast at midnight, and party favors will be provided. Cost is $15 and tickets are now on sale to the public. Tickets will not be sold at the door. For more information, call 452-5037.Legion Post 25 plans galaLAKE PLACID American Legion Placid Post 25 will host a gala New Years Eve Dance Party from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31 at the American Legion Post 25, 1490 U.S. 27 North. Music will be by Frank E. Light snacks and champagne at midnight included. Tickets are $15 per person and are on sale at American Legion Post 25 office. Seating is limited, so get tickets early. For more information, call 4650975. 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Make your voice heard at Deleons quest to get legal fees repaid forwarded by Ethics Commission By PHILATTINGER phil.attinger@newssun.comAVON PARK Surveillance tapes, lottery tickets and tattoos helped deputies identify one of the two men believed to have robbed the M&H Food Store in Avon Park. Mariano Rios Huertes, 42, of 113 Shannon Way in Sebring, has been charged with robbery with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment. There is no word on how close deputies are to finding the second suspect. The robbery took place at 11:20 a.m. Dec. 9 at the M&H Store, 2532 County Road 17 S. in Avon Park. According to arrest reports, two unidentified men walked into the store one in a bright yellow and green hoody jacket and the other in a bright orange hoody. One had a knife in his hand. The store clerk said that they approached her behind the cashier counter. She told deputies she was afraid for her life as one of them held a knife to her head and walked her to the register and stole less than $100 in cash, reports said. At one point, reports said, one of the men stood next to her ordering her to keep her head down while the other suspect stole Florida Lottery scratch-off tickets, loose change, several $1 and $5 bills that werent in the cash register and several packs of Newport cigarettes. The victim also reported the two men grabbed and took her gold necklace and religious bead necklace from her neck valued at more than $2,500, reports said. Video surveillance tapes showed that the man in the orange hoody was also wearing gloves, dark-colored pants and dark-colored tennis shoes and held the knife on the victim. The one in the yellow and green hoody had gloves, tight dark pants and white tennis shoes, reports said. Deputies recovered the hoody jackets along with black gloves and panty hose within a few minutesdriving distance from the scene. They traced the jackets as being stolen less than an hour before the robbery from the Dollar General Store at 904 U.S. 27 S. in Avon Park. Surveillance tapes at the Dollar General showed two Hispanic men stealing what appeared to be the same hoodies, along with gloves and panty hose. Deputies also learned that someone tried to cash in the stolen lottery tickets less than five hours after the robbery. Video footage at the Circle K at 3030 U.S. 27 S. in Sebring showed an Hispanic man wearing a T-shirt similar to one worn by one of the two men wh o stole hoodies from the Dollar General, reports said. The man at Circle K was wearing dark-color tennis shoes with white soles and appeared to have a tattoo on the top of his right forearm and a tattoo on his left forearm, reports said. Deputies were able to identify that man as Huertes. The investigation on the M&H Store robbery is still open. Anyone who has information is asked to contact Detective Jason Mulligan at 863-2531266 or contact Heartland CrimeStoppers at 1800-226-TIPS (847 7) or www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com to leave an anonymous tip and be eligible for a cash reward. Man charged in store robbery Phil Attinger/News-Sun Deputies respond to M&H Food Store at 2532 County Road 17 on Dec. 9 following an armed robbery. Huertes Deleon Anderson

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list of things they eat, Sullivan said. The plan to add the carp to the lake was a calculated move for a number of reasons. Sullivan and the other members of the planning team weighed the pros and cons of bringing the nonnative fish to the lake. Its been an ongoing planning process. Weve thought about lots of different scenarios. Theres other plants they could eat in the lake besides the pondweed. The biggest worry is that the fish could actually leave the lake. These fish are most effective between three to eight years, so in about a year and a half we will know how well its worked. There will be regular checks twice a year, but its not at all a real quick process. We kind of have to sit back and wait, said Sullivan. Lake June has been treated since the pondweed became a problem earlier this year, prompting an outcry from residents who live around and play in the lake. Sullivan is confident the herbicide treatment in midOctober will slow down the regrowth so that treatment wont be necessary as often. Some residents came out to see the truck load of fish being added to the lake. We were two of the ones instigating this whole thing, said Sandy Pelski. Me and Peggy (Gray) went to several meetings and told everyone about this. Its good to see something being done. I live over in the cove and when I first started seeing it, Id pull it out and it just comes back with a vengeance. It really didnt do much good because if your neighbor didnt get rid of theirs, it came right back. I didnt herbicide it or anything. I didnt want to do that. Its just disgusting and annoying. I couldnt use any of my water crafts, my Seadoos, kayaks. Its been a real problem. The cost of the herbicide, which was sprayed in n several parts of the lake, specifically the navigation access areas, was $150,000. Each of the 2,500 carp costs approximately $6, bringing the total for the entire shipment of fish to $16,200. Well be able to see what theyre doing in the next year or two. We monitor the lake two times each year. The next one will be in a few months, around April and then again next October. We use sonar to create and image and keep track of the vegetation. This helps us see if we need to do any further treatments, or what steps to take next. This has worked successfully in other lakes in the county, Sullivan said. Carp have been integrated into Lake Clay, Huntley and Glenada, Sullivan said. Glenada and Huntley, the two most recent projects, have been very successful according to Sullivan. All three lakes are currently stocked with carp for hydrillia overgrowth issues. The carp were transported from Cordele, Ga., by driver Harold Hembria. Hembria stated that he had been transporting fish from the hatchery since 1995. Carp entering the water were approximately 1 foot long. The fish can grow up to several feet and live nearly 20 years. Residents and Lake June visitors are encouraged not to catch the carp. The nonnative fish are for the lake vegetation regulation only. Youre not allowed to catch these at all, Sullivan said. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 Page A3 MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 5.542"; 5"; Black plus three; process, rhr top of ad stack; 0 0 0 3 4 5 9 6 Continued from A1 Katara Simmons/News-Sun About 2,500 grass carp were added to Lake June on Tuesday. Katara Simmons/News-Sun Truck driver Harold Hembria unloads grass carp that he drove from Georgia to Lake June in Lake Placid. Carp added to Lake June Kelle Sullivan wildlife biologistThere will be regular checks twice a year, but its not at all a real quick process. We kind of have to sit back and wait News-Sun staffSEBRING The Boys & Girls Club of Highlands County now has yard signs for sale reminding Christmas celebrants to Keep Christ in Christmas. Wally Randall, director of community relations, said the 12-inch-by-24-inch signs with wire stands are similar to ones sold in previous years. They are $5 and are now available for the first time at the Boys & Girls Club Emporium thrift store at 248 Pomegranate Ave. in Sebring. Keep Christ in Christmas signs for sale again By SAMANTHAGHOLARsamantha.gholar@newssun.comSEBRING The F lorida Sportsmens Inc. a nnual Christmas shopp ing spree benefiting l ocal underprivileged y outh is soon to be under w ay and the group is s eeking sponsors and a ssistance from the comm munity once again this y ear. The annual event gives l ocal children and teens t he opportunity to buy n ecessities during the h oliday season that will c arry them through the n ew year and remainder o f the school year. Last year, $60 was g iven to each of the 180 c hildren and they were t aken to the mall to shop. A s always, our emphasis i s on necessities, not toys items such as underw ear, shoes, socks, clothi ng and personal hygiene p roducts are things every c hild needs and should h ave, Florida S portsmens President R obert Saffold said. Saffold said that an i nflux of applicants for t he annual shopping o pportunity has created a n issue. With the numb er of applicants growing t his year, the possibility o f every child being h elped this year is slim. This is where your b usiness can help, S affold said. Any assistance you c an give would impact t he lives of the children r ight here in our commun ity. Any help would m ake a huge difference to t hese families. This Christmas shopp ing spree is in its 32nd y ear and Saffold and the r est of the Sportsmen h ope to make this holiday s eason one to remember f or each and every applic ant. Over these years, C hristmas has been made b righter for hundreds of c hildren and families. N ow, more than ever, y our help is needed to c ontinue this tradition a nd help these kids get t he Christmas they d eserve and things they n eed, said Saffold. Each child is given a g ift card to purchase i tems at a selected store. T he store offers discounts o n select items to help t he children make the m ost of every dollar. Children are allowed to p urchase items of their c hoice during the shopp ing spree and are e ncouraged to by necessit ies for themselves. Any individual, busin ess or organization w ishing to provide a s hopping spree for one or m ore children may d onate $60 (tax d eductible) per child or m ore to the Florida S portsmens Association. Checks may be mailed t o Florida Sportsmens, A ssociation 608 Bowman A ve., Sebring, FL33870. C hecks should be made p ayable to Florida S portsmens Inc. For more information, c ontact Saffold at 2147 700. Help needed for kids shopping spree Sportsmen seeking donations for 32nd event JACKSONVILLE (AP) AFlorida school board has decided to end a decades-long controversy and rename a high school now named for a Confederate general and honorary Ku Klux Klan leader that some historic al records say ordered the execution of hundreds of black Union soldiers. The Duval County School Board said it was following the will of its students Monday when it voted unanimously to change the name of Nathan B. Forrest High in Jacksonville. The change will take place next year once a new name is chosen, said Superintendent Nikolai Vitti. What I want is for students at Nathan Bedford Forrest to use this as a civics lesson, Vitti said. He said he hopes student s realize that they can make a difference. Vitti said a majority of students surveyed voiced support for dropping Forrests name, given his history as a slave trader and some accounts that blame him for issuing an order to execute captured black Union soldiers during the Civil War. Vitti said he will now conduct a survey to decid e the schools new name. The school board is expected to decide the new name early next year. Everybody is glad about it, Dejia Boatwright, a 15-year old 10th grader at the school. About half of the faculty and a majority of alumni surveyed disagreed wi th the name change, but 64 percent of students at the black-majority high scho ol were in favor of dropping the name. The school board said it based its decision on what the students wanted. The name of the school has been a source of con troversy for decades, with school officials continuously refusing to change it despite numerous protests. Forrest High opened as an all-white school in the 1950s. Its name was suggested by the Daughters of the Confederacy, who saw it as a protest to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that eventually integrated the nations public schools. Born poor in Chapel Hill, Tenn., in 1821, Forrest amassed a fortune as a plantation owner and slave trader, importing Africans long after the practice had been made illegal. School named for Confederate general to be changed

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ANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS SCOTT DRESSELEditor editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor daniel.hoehne@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONlegals@newssun.com NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor publisher@newssun.com VICKIE WATSONvickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSmcollins@newssun.com ADVERTISING Editorial & Opinion Page A4 News-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 www.newssun.com Im turning into my father. About this time every year, my father pulls me aside and asks me to tell my five sisters that he doesnt need any gifts for Christmas and, for Godsakes, please tell your sisters I dont need more sweaters. I cant wear the sweaters I have now. Use the money to get something nice for your mother! Nonetheless, every Christmas, my father receives five sweaters (I usually get him things like lug nuts), and we always get something nice for my mother. At 51, I am beginning to hold similar sentiments about gift-giving. There is nothing I want that I cant buy myself. And I dont want others to dig into their funds just to give me a gift. Truth be told, Christmas makes me a little bit somber as I get older. Sure, I enjoy the large gathering every year at my parents house I enjoy going to church, too but I cant help but look back and miss the things and people that are no longer here. I vividly remember one Saturday in December 1967, when I was 5. It was uncharacteristically warm in Pittsburgh that year. My father was 34 (hes 80 now) and his hair was black as coal. He stood nearly 6foot-2, a powerful man. As he lifted our Christmas tree off the roof of our station wagon, I marveled that his biceps and forearms were bigger than Popeye the Sailor Mans! My mother was, and still is, extremely cheerful during Christmas. She still whistles while she decorates. She was a master at building up mystery and suspense. And as our family decorated our tree, she took time to explain the meaning behind old family ornaments. I remember the excitement my family felt when the Charlie Brown Christmas special aired every year a show that captured half the viewing audience when it first ran on Dec. 9, 1965, and still delivers big ratings. It was an event to gather our family togeth er to watch the show I remember ou r old wooden stereo console that play ed Christmas albums nonstop during the Christmas season Holiday SingAlong with Mitch Miller, Christmas with the Chipmunks, Snoopy vs. the Red Baron and Bing Crosby records. Stereo technology has improved significantly over the years, but I still miss the sound of scratched vinyl. I remember the many family members who are n o longer with us. And I kno w, as we all age, that there will be a time when my mother and father are no longer with us when we can no longer enjoy large, wonderful gatherings at their home. I know we should look forward, not backward particularly at Christmas. We must be grateful for o ur blessings and, despite our countrys woes, we still enjoy many of those. Looking forward this Christmas, then, all I want is good health for my family. I want every child to be blessed with parents like mine, whose love and sacrifice implanted so many Christmas memories in m e. Looking forward, here are the gifts I pray for: That our country comes together, solves its problems and thrives again. And, though I know it is trite to say, that we end strife and expand peace. And I ask that any funds set aside to buy gifts for me be donated instead to the needy thats the kind of Christmas gift I really enjoy now. Like I said, I am turning into my father. Tom Purcell, author of Misadventures of a 1970s Childhood and Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty! is a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review humor columnist and is nationally syndicated exclusively by Cagle Cartoons Inc. Send comments to Tom at Purcell@caglecartoons.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Looking forward this Christmas In 2009, President Obama a nd automotive executives p romised taxpayers would g et back all of the bailout m oney they provided, and t hen some. Muller explained w hy the repayment seemingl y came up $11 billion short b ut actually accrued in taxp ayersfavor. Astudy r eleased by the Center for A utomotive Research conc luded that the government b ailout of GM spared 1.2 m illion jobs in 2009 and pres erved $39.4 billion in pers onal and social insurance t ax collections in 2009 and 2 010, she wrote. That assertion requires a h ealthy dose of skepticism. F or one thing, the Center for A utomotive Research receives 20 percent of its funding from the automotive industry, according to financial writer Paul Ebeling, so its researchers were motivated to paint the brightest possible picture of the bailout and its aftermath. Moreover, the centers findings are speculative. Had GM and Chrysler been allowed to slip into conventional bankruptcy, their strongest units for example, GMs Chevrolet and Cadillac divisions, and Chryslers Jeep and Ram truck operations would have been snapped up by healthier automakers. The job-preservation and tax-collection priorities pursued via the bailout strategy would have been achieved by different means. Aconventional bankruptcy would have been devastating to the United Auto Workers union a circumstance that helps explain why the unionfriendly Obama administration chose the strategy that it did. The trend in the auto industry has been to build cars and light trucks in nonunion factories in right-towork states such as Georgia and Alabama. Automotive entrepreneurs picking the bones of GM and Chrysler surely would have followed the well-worn path to these and other states and succeeded extravagantly, since the most popular brands would have retained their cachet. For many decades, America grew thanks in part to a process known as creative destruction, under which some companies died as demand for their products waned, or others came up with ways to build better products at lower cost. Today, the government picks winners and losers, often for reasons rooted in corruption or ignorance, and the result is manifest in the nations persistently sluggish growth. GM and Chrysler may be doing better than they were in the dark days of 2008 and but thanks to government intervention, well never know how vigorous the American auto industry might be today if the government had simply let the automakers live or die on their own. An editorial from The Republican American of Waterbury, Conn. Government Motors is gone, but tricky math means its not forgotten G overnment Motors is no more. The U.S. Treasury sold its remaining shares of General Motors common stock Monday Dec. 9. Taxpayers recouped about $39 billion o f the $50.1 billion pumped into GM in late 2008 and 2009, J oanne Muller of Forbes magazine reported. Guest Column Tom Purcell EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include you r address and phone number. Anonymous letters will b e automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 40 0 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letter s of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, F L 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954 ; or e-mail editor@newssun.com. Letters are limited to two per month and a guest co lumn can be submitted once every three months. Remember to yield to pedestrians E ditor: I just read the editorial from (John) G reene (Sunday, Dec. 15). I have L indas Books, which is at Mango and N orth Ridgewood Drive. I was very h appy to see the officers here. This c rosswalk has been a big problem for a nyone who wishes to cross this street o r any of the crosswalks. We have parents with children trying t o go to the Childrens Museum or o lder people trying to cross to go to D ees. The big parking lots are on M ango and on Pomegranate, so if you a re going anywhere on the west or east s ide of North Ridgewood you have to c ross it. I have seen parents with child ren in their arms, standing waiting to c ross and no one stops. One day it was r aining and a young mother was trying t o cross with two children and no one w as stopping; I went out and stopped c ars. The law is to yield or stop for pedest rians in the crosswalk. I am sorry you g ot a ticket but thats the law. But dont t he blame the businesses downtown. W e have a lot of walking traffic and t hey cross a lot of crosswalks; the p olice just want to keep them safe. And r emember to shop your small business. Merry Christmas and Happy New Y ear. Linda Tucker Sebring A mericas red-headed stepchildren E ditor: The United States Marines, first to f ight, last in line for military disability b enefits if at all. America has always had rivalry with a ll branches of service. The military has always tried to do away with the Marine Corps after every war. The last time was 1947. The general I served under in China, General Thomas, a man who rose from private to general, had quite a political punch. He traveled around the world with the presidents son, Jimmy Roosevelt, who himself was part of the Carsons Raiders in the war in the Pacific and Burma. Being last in line for up-to-date equipment in all wars made all Marines feel like a red-headed stepchild. President Harry Truman, an Army officer in World War I, hated the Marine Corps with a passion. After calling up the inactive Marine Reserve, an illegal act as the Korean War was only a police action, his own words, and leave the active reserve at home, he made this statement: The Marine Corps has a bigger propaganda machine than the Soviet Union, maybe that is why the letters USMC stand for Uncle Sams Misguided Children. The being left behind in disabled benefits for the Marine Corps has to change. There are no second class military disabled veterans in America. Those profiting at the expense of our disabled veterans must be prosecuted to the fullest extent of our laws. Also our first to fight must be given the most up-to-date weapons, not hand me downs. Billie E. Jewett Sebring BouquetPanera a big supporter of communityEditor: Panera Bread has always been such a help. Sebring High Schools National Art Honor Society would like to thank the manager, Mary, for allowing us to come out and sell pottery for the past five years. Although without the communitys support in coming out every year, we would not be able to do art projects with the elementary schools, face paint at local events and schools, or aid local students suffering from hard times at our Soup Up the Arts event in February. We are blessed to have Panera Bread and a supportive community. Lacey Clark Sebring

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By SHARON COHEN APNational WriterIts the ultimate fantasy: Walk into a store, plunk down a dollar, and with nothing but luck really extraordinary luck you win a giant lottery. Suddenly, youre rich as a sultan with enough money to buy an NBAteam or your own island. The odds of that happening, of course, are astronomical. But tell that to the optimists and dreamers across the country who lined up at gas stations, mini-marts and drug stores Monday for the last-minute buying frenzy in the Mega Millions jackpot. The jackpot was estimated at $636 million Tuesday afternoon, just hours before the drawing. So what drives people to play, and what makes them think their $1 investment among the many, many millions will bring staggering wealth? Its the same question as to why do people gamble, said Stephen Goldbart, author of Affluence Intelligence and co-director of the Money, Meaning & Choices Institute in California. Its a desire to improve your life in a way thats driven by fantasy. ... The bigger the fantasy, the tastier it gets. In a piece called Lottery-itis!, Goldbart and co-author Joan DiFuria wrote on their blog last ye ar on the Psychology Today website that in times of ec onomic stress, playing the lottery is a way of coping with financial anxieties and uncertainty. We may seek a magic pill to make us feel better, they wrote. Ah yes, buy a lottery ticket. Feel again like you did when you wer e a child, having hope that a better day will come, that some big thing will happen that will make everything right, set the course on track. The U.S. record of $656 million was set in a March 2012 drawing. The new huge prize stems from a major game revamp in October that dramatically reduced the odds of winning. If no one won Tuesday night and the jack pot rolls over past the next drawing scheduled Friday, it will reach $1 billion, according to Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and Mega Millionslead director. Between 65 and 70 percent of roughly 259 millio n possible number combinations were expected to be in play Tuesday night. l eaving items in plain sight o n seats, dashboards and f loorboards with car doors u nlocked in their driveways, s he said. Polk deputies warn that i ts not just the malls or s hopping centers where cars a re getting burglarized. O ther locations have include d martial arts studios, doct or's offices, daycares, parks, p arking garages, health cent ers, rehab facilities, schools, gyms and dog groomers. It only takes 60 seconds for a bad guy to smash your car window, grab your purse, and start using all those credit cards you carry, said a Polk County Sheriffs Office notice on Facebook. Both agencies advise motorists, whether in trucks or cars, to stay alert this season, to lock their doors and to keep valuables either with them or out of sight. w indow that a hand was s triking something. Then a person walking out b umped into her as she w alked in. At first she thought it was a woman in a sundress, but t hen she saw the broad should ers from the back and males tyle Nike slippers and knew h e was a man. The clerk also described B ueche as 5-foot-8 with red, c urly, shoulder-length hair, a t hin build and a flowery d ress. The clerk told police she w as behind the counter putt ing together cash for a drop i nto the store safe when she s aw a person walk up and began to say Sir, Ill be with you in a minute. However, she immediately recognized Bueche as a regular customer who prefers to be addressed as a woman, so she stopped mid-sentence and said, Maam, Ill be with you in a minute. According to reports, Bueche yelled, You damn well better call me Maam, and threw a bottle of Mio water flavoring at her from a display on the counter. The clerk told police he threw it hard enough to cause pain. She immediately grabbed the phone to call police and Bueche fled, bumping into the witness on the way out, reports said. Believing Bueche had robbed the store, the witness took note of his appearance and car a midnight-blue Jeep Liberty and then followed him. She told the News-Sun that she was feeding information to a 911 operator while following him to his house, located in the neighborhood immediately behind the downtown Sebring Police Station. Im laughing, the witness said, when she realized how easy he would be to catch.Once police began to arrive at his home, the witness returned to the store and gave a statement to officers there. Three officers arrived at Bueches home, but he appeared to have escaped through a window, was running toward the area of Mae Lees Deli on North Ridgewood Drive, then jumped the fence at Rons Automotive, report said. Officers yelled at him to stop, but were forced to chase him down and detain him. When officers had the clerk identify him, she said she was percent positive that was him, reports said. Sebring Police Cmdr. Steve Carr said the witness observations helped police catch Beuche quickly. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 Page A5 CARDIOLOGY ASSOCIATES; 5.542"; 5"; Black plus three; process, main A erectile dysfu; 0 0 0 3 4 0 7 9 CENTRAL SECURITY; 3.639"; 3"; Black plus three; process, main A #15 (new); 0 0 0 3 4 4 8 4 Continued from A1 Phil Attinger/News-Sun W est Sebring volunteer firefighters look on Monday night as a Florida Highway Patrol trooper pushes a crippled Kia sedan out of the intersection of U.S. 27 and Thunderbird Road in Sebring. A two-car wreck closed southbound lanes at the intersection for almost an hour. The Kia sedan was southbound in the inside lanes when a northbound Cadillac sedan turned left in front of it. Drivers only received minor injuries, but charges are pending investigation. By PHILATTINGER phil.attinger@newssun.comSEBRING Alate rushh our wreck on U.S. 27 M onday held up traffic at T hunderbird Road for almost a n hour. The two-car wreck had o nly minor injuries, but took s ome time to clear from the s outhbound lanes while H ighlands County Sheriffs d eputies redirected traffic around the wreckage. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, a black 2003 Cadillac sedan driven by Rebecca Lynn Bronstein, 20, of Sebring was in the northbound left turn lane, waiting to turn west on Thunderbird Road. Meanwhile a black 2002 Kia sedan driven by Aaron Thomas Ramsey, 20, of Wauchula was heading south on U.S. 27 in the inside lane. Bronstein tried to make a left turn, FHPsaid, but turned directly in front of the Kia, which hit her car in the right side, rotating her counter-clockwise and sending her 30 feet southwest to the outside southbound lanes, facing south. Ramseys car also spun clockwise traveled 20 feet and stopped in the inside southbound lane, facing north. Both drivers reported minor injuries, but only Bronstein was transported to Florida Hospital Heartland Division. Charges are pending investigation. After investigating the scene, FHPhelped clear the intersection by pushing the crippled Kia out of the traffic lanes with the front of a patrol car. Wreck snarls U.S. 27 at Thunderbird t he Sun N Lake Improvement district. Although the descriptions are online, I nternet bidding is not yet available. R ivera said she hoped that feature will b e offered sometime in the near future. Currently, the auctions are performed W ednesday mornings at 10 a.m., d epending upon the availability of p roperties. They are conducted in the c ounty commission chambers at the H ighlands County Government Center. Staff handles the auctions. If there a re bidders present we hold an auction. I f not, we hold the properties for the n ext offering, she said. The balance of December auctions h ave been postponed due to the C hristmas season. There currently are about two dozen cases set for the Jan. 8 auction. Highlands County Clerk of Courts Bob Germaine said that as of Monday, the clerks web page has been updated to include foreclosure sales along with the tax deed auctions. Once a case has gone to judgment and a sale date has been set, it now will be posted to the clerks web site. The listing will include a case number, the plaintiff and defendant, the amount of judgment and the sale date among other things. It will give you a bit of the legal to get folks started, he added. Germaine cautioned that when residents come to the Highlands County Courthouse to purchase a piece of property it is buyer beware. We always suggest that people contact their attorney or a title company to check out each piece of property. He said. We dont guarantee title and the court doesnt guarantee it. Germaine said that residents are expected to do their own due diligence such as a records search before bidding on property. He noted that instructions, bid sheets and explanation on such sales are available on the clerks web page at www.hcclerk.org under foreclosure sales. I was getting calls all the time about whats being sold and what was going up for sale. So now we update it every night, he said. And we already put our tax deed sales up there. Continued from A1 Tax deed auctions held on regular basis Continued from A1 Man in dress jailed for battery on clerk Thieves targeting big and small Why do lottery players think they can defy odds? the area where the boy was struck. The boy, whose identity was not relased, was airlifted to an appropriate medical facility, Hays said, with an injury to his leg that she said was believed to be non life-threatening. Robert Hendrix, who has a son in middle school, to ld the News-Sun that he had seen a group of middle school-aged boys playing chicken with trains in that area in the past. There was no update on the boys condition at press time. Continued from A1 Sheriffs Office. Two other witnesses saw Moses burning the clothes he had been wearing when he was with Council, according to arrest reports. Law enforcement officers were able to recover the clothes and match them with witnesses descriptions. Deputies issued a warrant on Moses, of 448 W. Perry St., for tampering with physical evidence a third-degree felony. However, he turned himself into the Highlands County Jail at 1:29 p.m. Friday. To date, he is only charged with evidence tam pering. Sheriffs Chief Deputy Mark Schrader advised tha t detectives are diligently fo llowing up on all leads in the homicide investigation. Anyone with information in this case is requested to contact Detective Hank Smith at 863 402-7250 or 863381-2814. Anyone who wants to remain anonymou s and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477) or www.heartlandcrimesto ppers.com Continued from A1 Moses Boy inured by train Council was with Moses before shooting, HCSOsays

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Page A6 News-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 www.newssun.com PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 11.25"; 4"; Black plus three; process, 104776-GA card center; 0 0 0 3 4 5 0 8 Rod Lewis/News-Sun No Lake Placid parade would be complete without clowns, especially Big Al, shown here waving to the crowd. Lake Placid Christmas parade Rod Lewis/News-Sun Dancers from Dance Unlimited entertain the crowd at Saturdays Lake Placid Christmas parade. Rod Lewis/News-Sun The Lake Placid High School marching band provided music along the parade route. Rod Lewis/News-Sun T he Grinch may have tried, but he couldnt steal the Christmas spirit from those who watched Lake Placids Christmas Parade on Saturday. Rod Lewis/News-Sun Junior Miss Highlands County Kiersten Waldron (left) and Miss Highlands County Ashley Townsend ride in the Lake Placid Christmas parade Saturday night. Rod Lewis/News-Sun A barbershop quartet kept parade attendees entertained Saturday in Lake Placid. Rod Lewis/News-Sun T he Heartland National Bank Express was just one of the many floats in Saturdays Lake Placid Christmas parade. Rod Lewis/News-Sun Cheerleaders kept the crowd cheering for the Green Dragons during Saturday nights parade. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Death, devices and celebrity drove the quest for more information on Googles search engine this year. Three of the worlds four fastest-rising search requests on Google were triggered by the deaths of famous men. Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died earlier this month, occupied the top spot, followed by Fast & Furious movie star Paul Walker, who died in a Nov. 30 car crash. Glee TVseries cast member Cory Monteith, who died of a drug overdose in July, ranked fourth in an annual retrospective released Tuesday. The Boston Marathon bombings in April that killed three people ranked sixth. The iPhone 5S, the latest upgrade in Apples most popular product line, finished third in Googles rankings. A rival smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S4, took the eighth spot. PlayStation 4, Sony Corp.s newest video game console, held the ninth position. The Top 10 was rounded out by the Harlem Shake, a song that inspired a procession of amusing dance videos, at No. 5; royal baby Prince George, the heir to Englands throne, at No. 7; and North Korea, whose saber-rattling has become a source of international tension, at No. 10. Googles review follows annual round-ups compiled during the previous two weeks by its main search rivals Microsoft Corp.s Bing, Yahoo Inc. and Ask.com. Although its list usually comes last each year, Googles breakdown typically provides the greatest insight into the worlds collective mindset because the companys technology processes about two out of every three search requests made on the Internet. Bing ranks a distant second with 18 percent of the U.S. search market, and even less in most other countries. Yahoo, which relies on Bings technology, handles the third most requests. Because the same inquiries tend to crop up from one year to the next, Google tries to keep its list fresh by focusing on the queries that post the biggest annual gains a measurement that the Mountain View, Calif., company calls trending. Google also is slicing its vast database of search requests into a hodgepodge of other categories spanning 72 countries, up from 55 last year. In the U.S. alone, Google is compiling more than 90 different lists examining the hottest inquiries about everything from finances to pop culture. Ahandful of the rankings are based on the total number of requests entered into Googles search engine, instead of breaking them down by the variance from last year. Googles pecking order of the most-searched people in the U.S. consists exclusively of singers, with the exception of reality-TVshow star Kim Kardashian, who is engaged to be married to one of her peers on the list, hip-hop artist Kanye West (she ranks No. 3, while he came in at No. 10). The top spot is held by Miley Cyrus, who also was No. 1 in Yahoos search rankings for this year (Kardashian ranked second on Yahoos list). Cyrus, Kardashian and Justin Bieber were the only three people to appear in each of the most-searched lists from Google, Bing and Yahoo. The lists of mostsearched people on Google and Bing shared the most in common, with six stars appearing in both categories. Beside Cyrus, Kardashian and Bieber, the other three to make the cut on both Googl e and Bing were Beyonce Knowles (No. 1 on Bing, N o. 5 on Google); Rihanna (No. 3 on Bing, No. 6 on Google); and Taylor Swift (No. 4 on Bing, No. 7 on Google). The Web surfers who use Bing evidently have quite different tastes in television from those who search on Google. Only two series, Big Bang Theory and Big Brother appeared in each of the two rivals rankingsof the years most-searched TV shows. Big Bang Theory ranked first on Bings list, a distinction held by Breaking Bad in Googles rankings. The two search engines couldnt agree on the most popular morning news show either, with NBCs Today Show making it on Bings list of most frequent TV requests and ABCs Good Morning America securing a spot on Googles list. Google was on its own list of trending stocks this year, ranking No. 4. Thats not a big surprise, given the companys market value has surged by about 50 percent so far this year, its biggest gain on Wall Street since 2008. That was still not enough to surpass Google rival Facebook Inc. on the list of trendiest stocks. Facebooks shares have more than doubled so far this year. After Facebook came electric car maker Tesla Motors, whose stock has more than quadrupled this year, and online messaging service Twitter Inc., whose stock has more than doubled since its Wall Street debut last month. Googles top searches peer into societys mindset Mandela, Walker and Monteith deaths were top rising searches

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By DAVID CRARY APNational WriterNEWYORK The numb er of U.S. children victimi zed by abuse and neglect h as dropped for the sixth s traight year, but child fatalit ies linked to maltreatment i ncreased by nearly 4 perc ent, according to the latest f ederal data. According to the annual r eport released Tuesday by t he Department of Health a nd Human Services, the e stimated number of victimi zed children in the 2012 fisc al year was 686,000. Thats d own from 688,000 in 2011 a nd from 723,000 in 2007. But the report found that f atalities attributable to child a buse and neglect increased f rom 1,580 in 2011 to 1,640 i n 2012. HHS said further research w ould be needed to determ ine whether this represente d a real increase in child f atalities or reflected i mprovements in how states i nvestigate and report these c ases to determine which can b e attributed to abuse. Two years ago, a G overnment Accountability O ffice report asserted that s tates used flawed methods t o tally and analyze the d eaths of children who have b een maltreated. It said annual estimates of s uch deaths were likely too l ow. About 70 percent of the 2 012 fatalities involved child ren younger than 3, and p arents were the perpetrators i n 80 percent of the cases. T exas reported the most f atalities, with 215, followed b y Florida with 179 and C alifornia with 128. Overall, white children a ccounted for about 44 perc ent of the victims of malt reatment, black children a bout 21 percent and H ispanic children about 22 p ercent; 78.3 percent of the v ictims suffered neglect, 1 8.3 percent were physically a bused and 9.3 percent were s exually abused. The report tallied 62,936 children who were sexually abused in 2012 up slightly from 2011 but down considerably from the peak of about 150,000 in 1992. The report, formally known as the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, is based on input from child protection agencies in every state. Sociologist David Finkelhor, director of the University of New Hampshires Crimes Against Children Research Center, said the changes from 2011 to 2012 appeared to be minor, which he took as a positive sign. The key thing everyone has been on the lookout for is whether several years of economic stress and high unemployment have been taking their toll on family life and increasing the inclination to take it out kids, while state budget cuts make protection less available, Finkelhor wrote in an email. Given the pessimistic expectations, Finkelhor wrote, the minimal change depicted in the report is good news. Jim Hmurovich, president of Prevent Child Abuse America, said he also was pleased by the steady decrease in maltreatment reports, but expressed some regret that the department did not provide more insight on what factors might be driving that trend. Its hard to evaluate whether were making a difference, or how were making a difference, he said. By PHILATTINGER phil.attinger@newssun.comSEBRING Tis the seas on to spend time with famil y and money on gifts and f estivities. Its also a season for s cams. Nell Hays, crime prevent ion specialist for the H ighlands County Sheriffs O ffice, and Lt. Karl H ogland, over the Sebring P olice Criminal I nvestigations Division, both s aid con artists use several t ypes of scams through the y ear, not just in the holiday s eason. People can do a lot to prot ect themselves if they r emember three basic rules, H ays said. If it sounds too good to b e true, it is. If theres a sense of u rgency do it today or t his week theres somet hing wrong. If theres a sense of s ecrecy, then be ready to tell s omebody first. Talking to someone helps a potential victim realize its a scam, and avoid it, Hays s aid. Scammers most often targ et seniors, she said, b ecause most elders were r aised to trust and follow i nstructions. The FBI also reports those r aised in the 1930s, 1940s a nd 1950s were taught to be p olite, a trait con artists e xploit to keep them talking u ntil closing the scam. According to w ww.fbi.gov, scammers target the elderly because elders have a savings/investment nest egg along with excellent credit, may not realize they were swindled until weeks or months later, may be too embarrassed to report it, wont know which agency to call or may have trouble recalling detail. As much as seniors may not like having their children involved in their affairs, Hays also said its also a good idea for children to get involved and build trust so their parents will call them to discuss a purchase before spending money on it.Online shoppingWhen shopping online, use reputable sites and be suspicious of anyone who offers to make special arrangement to pay for an item, Hoglund said. Hays said a potential victim could be selling an item through eBay.com or another legitimate site, but if the buyer sends a check for more than the amount and asks the seller to send back the difference, its a scam. Dont do it. Regardless of what (amount) they send you, the check will bounce, Hays said. Never take a check and then send money back. There are fraudulent websites at this time of year offering unbelievable deals on popular items, Hoglund said. If its too good to be true, it probably is, Hoglund said. Crooks know what items are trending. Giving a credit card number to unfamiliar or unprotected websites is basically giving people the right to commit identity theft, he said.Soliciting donationsHogland said the police department hasnt had any reports of false charities. He hopes not to have any. The potential is also there, he said, for someone to make off with a donation box or bell-ringers kettle. Nothing like that has happened, either. Id love to (reflect) at the beginning of January (and say) we had nothing, Hoglund said. That would be great.GrandchildAperson might get a phone call from a grandchild in an emergency room, repair shop or in jail someplace out of state or out of country. The caller may also ask the grandparent not to call their mom or dad. Call Dad, Hays said. Do what they tell you not to do. Local seniors seldom fall for that one anymore, Hays said. They know if someone says grandma and the grandchildren call them something else, its wrong. There was a case within the last six months of a grandson calling for bail money in Mexico, Hoglund said, but someone in the family took a step back, and called the grandson first. He was still safe at college and hadnt gone anywhere, Hoglund said.Secret shopper/ LotteryMuch like the scam of sending back change from a check, secret shopper and lottery scams depend on people sending money to g et something. The potential victim gets a letter asking them to become a secret shopper at high-end stores, or telling them theyve won a lottery even when they havent entered one. However, they must first pay a fee or a tax to get the winnings. (You) never have to pay money to get a prize, Hay s said. Unfortunately, people will spend money to get more money, as much as $90,000 Hays said. Hoglund said a man approached a group of Hispanics not long ago and convinced them to withdraw savings to claim lottery win nings. When one ATM wouldnt let them withdraw enough, the man took them to another. 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Page A8News-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013www.newssun.com CLASSIFIEDS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-499 Division Probate IN RE:ESTATE OF HELEN L.COMPTON, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of HELEN L.COMPTON,deceased,whose date of death was October 21,2013,and whose social security number is XXX-XX-6222,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COP Y OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is December 11,2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E.Livingston 445 S.Commerce Ave. Sebring,FL 33870 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E.Livingston Florida Bar No.0031259 445 S.Commerce Avenue Sebring,Florida 33870 Telephone:(863) 385-5156 December 11,18,2013 /s/ Kenna Lee Johnson 827 Crabapple Court West Chicago,IL 60185 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E.Livingston Florida Bar No.0031259 445 S.Commerce Avenue Sebring,Florida 33870 Telephone:(863) 385-5156 December 18,25,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-482 Division Probate IN RE:ESTATE OF LIGIA I.JOHNSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LIGIA I. JOHNSON,deceased,whose date of death was October 24,2013,and whose social security number is XXX-XX-9456,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is December 18,2013. Personal Representative: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-477 Division IN RE:ESTATE OF ROBERT B.YARNALL Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROBERT B.YARNALL,deceased,whose date of death was August 14,2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring, FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is December 18,2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Judith A.Koval 629 Flamingo Street Philadelphia,Pennsylvania 19128-3120 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Pamela T.Karlson Florida Bar Number:0017957 301 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid,FL 33852 Telephone:(863)465-5033 Fax:(863) 465-6022 E-Mail:pam@karlsonlaw.com December 18,25,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-470 Division IN RE:ESTATE OF LISA N.EARLE,a/k/a ELIZABETH N.EARLE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LISA N.EARLE a/k/a ELIZABETH N.EARLE,deceased,whose date of death was September 22,2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is December 11,2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Julia A.Ruden 513 Hillside Avenue Lake Placid,Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Pamela T.Karlson Florida Bar Number:0017957 301 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid,FL 33852 Telephone:(863)465-5033 Fax:(863) 465-6022 E-Mail:pam@karlsonlaw.com December 11,18,2013 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid,FL 33852 Telephone:(863) 465-1111 Fax:(863) 465-8100 E-Mail:marider@mariderlaw.com December 18,25,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-504 Division IN RE:ESTATE OF GROVER M.GOODALL Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of GROVER M.GOODALL,deceased,whose date of death was January 9,2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring, FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is December 18,2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Troy Preston 394 Sharon-Bedford Road West Middlesex,Pennsylvania 16159 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A.Rider MICHAEL A.RIDER Florida Bar Number:175661 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.:28-2012-CA-000973 DIVISION: JAMES B.NUTTER & COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. VIRGINIA MAE MOODY,et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated December 04,2013 and entered in Case No.28-2012-CA-000973 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida wherein JAMES B.NUTTER & COMPANY is the Plaintiff and THE UNKNOWN HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES,ASSIGNEES,LIENORS,CREDITORS, TRUSTEES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER,OR AGAINST VIRGINIA MAE MOODY A/K/A VIRGINIA M. MOODY,DECEASED; RUSSELL E.HOWARD AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF VIRGINIA MAE MOODY A/K/A VIRGINAL M.MOODY,DECEASED; LINDA MOODY WILLIAMS A/K/A LINDA M.WILLIAMS A/K/A LINDA CAROL WILLIAMS A/K/A LINDA S.WILLIAMS A/K/A LINDA WILLIAMS AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF VIRGINIA MAE MOODY A/K/A VIRGINA M. MOODY,DECEASED; JANET M.MOODY A/K/A JANET MARIE MOODY AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF VIRGINIA MAE MOODY A/K/A VIRGINIA M.MOODY,DECEASED; MARY V.THORLTON A/K/A/ MARY VIRGINIA THORLTON AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF VIRGINA MAE MOODY A/K/A VIRGINIA M. MOODY,DECEASED; MICHAEL HARMON; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER,AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OF ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE,HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF U.S.DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; BARNETT RECOVERY CORPORATION; are the Defendants,The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM,on the 6th day of January,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 5,WALLACE STEVENS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,AT PAGE 91,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 1733 LA GRANGE AVENUE,SEBRING,FL 33870 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on December 5,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates,P.L. P.O.Box 25018 Tampa,Florida 33622-5018 F12015359 NUTTER-FNMA-jnutt-Team 2-F12015359 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act,persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates,P.A.,P.O.Box 25018,Tampa, FL 33622-5018,telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding.If hearing impaired,(TDD) 1-800-955-8771,or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770,via Florida Relay Service. December 11,18,2013 WELLSLPS-CONV-R-rodriguez-Team 1-F11020670 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act,persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates,P.A.,P.O.Box 25018,Tampa, FL 33622-5018,telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding.If hearing impaired,(TDD) 1-800-955-8771,or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770,via Florida Relay Service. December 11,18,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.:28-2013-CA-000503 DIVISION: US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SG MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2006-FRE2,ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-FRE2., Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD PALMER,et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated December 04,2013 and entered in Case No.28-2013-CA-000503 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS TRUSTEE FOR SG MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2006-FRE2,ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-FRE2,is the Plaintiff and RICHARD PALMER,SR.A/K/A RICHARO PALMER,SR.A/K/A RICHARD PALMER; ELIZABETH PALMER; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS,INCORPORATED,AS NOMINEE FOR OCWEN LOAN SERVICING,LLC; are the Defendants,The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE,430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM,on the 6th day of January,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 17 AND 18,BLOCK 130,LAKE VIEW PLACE ADDITION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1,PAGE 58,PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 1600-1606 HITAKEE AVENUE,SEBRING,FL 33870 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on December 5,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates,P.L. P.O.Box 25018 Tampa,Florida 33622-5018 F11020670 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.282013CA000623 SEACOAST NATIONAL BANK Plaintiff, vs. BRUCE A.STOCKWELL,et.al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated December 4,2013,entered in Case No. 13-CA-623 in the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein Seacoast National Bank is Plaintiff and Bruce A.Stockwell,Highlands County,Florida,are the Defendants,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room,Highlands County Courthouse,430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870 at 11:00 am on the 7th day of January,2014,the following described property Highlands County,Florida: LOT 1 AND LOT 2,BLOCK 1,LAKEVIEW HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION,a subdivision according to the map or plat thereof recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court,in and for Highlands County,Florida,in Plat Book 7, page 70A. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 6th day of December,2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ Toni Kopp DEPUTY CLERK December 11,18,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.:13-606 GCS WAUCHULA STATE BANK Plaintiffs, VALERIE MARIE CLARK f/k/a VALERIE MARIE PITTS,ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTES CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a SUMMARY FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND TAXATION OF ATTORNEYS FEES AND COSTS dated December 5,2013,in the above styled cause,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM,BASEMENT,at the Highlands County Courthouse,located at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870,at 11:00 A.M.,on January 13, 2014,the following described property as set forth in said SUMMARY FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND TAXATION OF ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS,to wit: Lot 25,Block B,Silver Fox Ranch,according to the Plat thereof,as recorded in Plat Book 10,Page 41,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida.TOGETHER with a 1980 SKYL Mobile Home Certificate of Title #17281500 (VIN#01611695M). Parcel Id:C-22-35-28-020-00B0-0250 Commonly known as:9229 Canter Path, Sebring,FL 33875 Dated this 6th day of December,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,Clerk of Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT,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,tot he provision of certain assistance.Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator,255 N.Broadway Avenue,Bartow,Florida 33830,(863)534-4686,at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711. 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. December 11,18,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.:GC-12-001082 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK,NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. LYNCONYER F.SHOLTZ A/K/A LYNCONYER SHOLTZ; JONATHAN SHOLTZ A/K/A JONATHAN M.SHOLTZ; ; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; HIGHLANDS COUNTY,A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, and any unknown heirs,devisees,grantees, creditors,and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by,through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida,will on the 15th day of January,2014,at 11:00 o'clock A.M.at the in 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.,offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash,the following-described property situate in Highlands County,Florida: ALL OF LOT 17 AND THE NORTH 35 FEET OF LOT 18,BLOCK 263,LAKE SEBRING,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2,PAGE 16,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA,MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:COMMENCE AT THE POINT OF BEGINNING AT THE NE CORNER OF LOT 17,THENCE WEST ALONG THE NORTH LOT LINE OF LOT 17 A DISTANCE OF 135 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH ALONG THE WEST LINE OF LOTS 17 AND 18 A DISTANCE OF 85 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE EAST AND PARALLEL TO THE NORTH LINE OF LOT 18 A DISTANCE OF 134.72 FEET TO THE WEST R/W LINE OF COVINGTON ROAD,THENCE NORTH ALONG SAID ROAD A DISTANCE OF 85 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court,the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus,if any,resulting from the foreclosure sale,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens,mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 22nd day of November, 2013. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT.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,255 N.Broadway Avenue,Bartow,Florida 33830,(863)534-4686,at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled court appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing impaired,call 711. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL) 327416 December 18,25,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.28-2012-CA-001017 U.S.BANK,NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE SPECIALTY UNDERWRITING AND RESIDENTIAL FINANCE TRUST,MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-AB1, Plaintiff, vs. SUSAN M.GRANT A/K/A SUSAN MARIE GRANT,et.al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-001017 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida,wherein U.S.BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE SPECIALTY UNDERWRITING AND RESIDENTIAL FINANCE TRUST,MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-AB1,Plaintiff, and SUSAN M.GRANT A/K/A SUSAN MARIE GRANT,et.al.,are Defendants,The Clerk of Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash at,JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT COURTHOUSE,430 S.COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING,FL 33870,at the hour of 11:00 A.M.on the 15th day of January,2014,the following described property: LOT 17,IN BLOCK 167,OF LEISURE LAKES SECTION 3,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGE 25,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED at Sebring,Highlands County, Florida this 22nd day of November,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk Circuit 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 Clerk of the Court's disability coordinator at 590 S COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FL 33870, 863-534-4686 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 25963.0449/NWallace December 18,25,2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.:13000782GCAXMX U.S.BANK TRUST,N.A.,AS TRUSTEE FOR V OLT 2012-RPL2 ASSET HOLDINGS TRUST, Plaintiff, vs. ELIZABETH MENDOZA; LUIS A.MENDOZA; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION #1 and # 2,et.al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO:LUIS A.MENDOZA (Last Known Address) 2605 W KENT RD AVON PARK,FL 33825 1185 LEBANON ST,APT 4F BRONX,NY 10460 57 PITT ST,APT 112 NEW YORK,NY 10002 (Current Residence Unknown) if living, and ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES,including,if a named Defendant is deceased,the personal representatives,the surviving spouse,heirs,devisees,grantees,creditors, and all other parties claiming,by,through, under or against that Defendant,and all claimants,persons or parties,natural or corporate,or whose exact legal stats is unknown,claiming under any of the above named or described Defendants YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: THE WEST 1/2 OF LOT 4678,AND ALL OF LOTS 4679 AND 4680,OF AVON PARK LAKES,UNIT 15,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 8,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A:2605 W KENT RD,AVON PARK, FL 33825. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any,to it,on Brian L.Rosaler,Esquire,POPKIN & ROSALER,P.A.,1701 West Hillsboro Boulevard,Suite 400,Deerfield Beach,FL 33442,Attorney for Plaintiff, whose on or before January 14,2014,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 DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, Y OU ARE ENTITLED,AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE.PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT,590 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FL 33870,TELEPHONE NUMBER (863) 402-6591,WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR V OICE IMPAIRED,CALL TDD (863) 534-7777 OF FLORIDA RELAY SERVICES (800) 955-8770. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 5th day of December,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk 13-36432 December 11,18,2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:2011-CA-000650 PNC Bank,National Association, successor by merger to National City Mortgage a division of National City Bank Plaintiff, -vs.Tracy E.Bentley and Elsie L.Bentley, Husband and Wife; Heartland National Bank; Adventist Health System/Sunbelt,Inc. d/b/a Florida Hospital Heartland Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated November 21,2013,entered in Civil Case No.2011-CA-000650 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein PNC Bank,National Association,successor by merger to National City Mortgage a division of National City Bank,Plaintiff and Tracy E. Bentley and Elsie L.Bentley,Husband and Wife are defendant(s),I,Clerk of Court,ROBERT W.GERMAINE,will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash,AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., January 15,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: THE SOUTH 190 FEET OF THE NORTH 390 FEET OF THE WEST 105 FEET OF THE EAST 330 FEET OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH,RANGE 29 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. A NY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring, Florida 33870,telephone (863) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W.GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County,Florida By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk of Court A TTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO,FISHMAN & GACHE',LLP 2424 North Federal Highway,Suite 360 Boca Raton,Florida 33431 (561)998-6700 (561) 998-6707 10-199364 FC01 NCM December 18,25,2013 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-510 IN RE:ESTATE OF CAROL LEE KANFIELD aka CAROL KANFIELD, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of CAROL LEE KANFIELD,deceased,File Number PC 13-510 by the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was August 6, 2012; that the total value of the estate is $17,820.00,and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Charlene R.Davis PO Box 2066, Pocono Summit,PA 18346 Patricia A.Deal 10056 W.Collingwood Blvd Oak Harbor,OH 43449 Keith Spoores 2421 Outside Blvd, North Pole,Alaska 99705 ALL INTERESTED PARTIES 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 December 18,2013. Petitioner: /s/ Patricia A.Deal 10056 W.Collingwood Blvd. Oak Harbor,OH 43449 Attorney for Petitioner: /s/ Robert E.Livingston Florida Bar No.0031259 445 S.Commerce Avenue Sebring,Florida 33870 Telephone:(863) 385-5156 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000144TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:10108 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-32-35-29-020-0050-0140 Description of Property: LOT 14,BLOCK 5,LAKE VIEW VILLAGE,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGE 86 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: YANETH XIOMARA SANTOYO; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsSUBSCRIBE TO THE NEWS-SUN CALL 385-6155 TODAY!

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www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013Page A9 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000174TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11364 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-150-1050-0210 Description of Property: LOT 21,BLOCK 105,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 15, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 17 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: AURA M.LUNA; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000173TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11344 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-140-0960-0180 Description of Property: LOT 18,BLOCK 96,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 14, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 19 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: TARPON IV LLC; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000172TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11332 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-140-0910-0270 Description of Property: LOT 27,BLOCK 91,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 14, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 19 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: ANNE DIPERSI TRUST; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 28th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000170TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11319 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-130-1680-0050 Description of Property: LOT 5,BLOCK 168,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 13, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 13 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: FRANK JACOBS; LEONA JACOBS; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000169TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11315 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-130-1600-0100 Description of Property: LOT 10,BLOCK 160,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 13, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 13 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: MARY OLDONI; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000168TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11311 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-130-1570-0210 Description of Property: LOT 21,BLOCK 157,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 13, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 13 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: MIKEL HUSBAND; KAFAYAT HUSBAND; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000167TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11310 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-120-1560-0080 Description of Property: LOT 8,BLOCK 156,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 12, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 8 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: TARPON IV LLC; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000166TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11306 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-120-1510-0190 Description of Property: LOT 19,BLOCK 151,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 12, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 8 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: JAMES G.WHITE SR.; RITA G.WHITE; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 30th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000165TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11302 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-112-2160-0320 Description of Property: LOT 32,BLOCK 216,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 11, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 77 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: PAUL MORRISON TRUST; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000164TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11291 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-110-1390-0400 Description of Property: LOT 40,BLOCK 139,PLACID LAKES SECTION 11, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 7 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: JAMES G WHITE SR; RITA WHITE; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000163TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11239 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-071-0800-0270 Description of Property: LOT 27,BLOCK 80,REPLAT OF RESUB SECTION 7, PLACID LAKES,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 42 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: GEORGE CARMICHAEL COKE; JACQUELINE MARIE MINTO; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 8th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000162TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11236 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-071-0790-0220 Description of Property: LOT 22,BLOCK 79,A RESUBDIVISION OF PLACID LAKES SECTION 7,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 72 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: LIZ ERNA COLLINS; SHELY LLANES; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000161TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11223 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-062-0580-0170 Description of Property: LOT 17,BLOCK 58,PLACID LAKES SECTION 6 RESUB,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 42 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: C C ZIMMERMAN; ANNIE R ZIMMERMAN; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 8th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000160TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:1121 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-22-33-28-010-0290-0030 Description of Property: THE NORTH ONE-HALF OF LOT 3,BLOCK 29,SECTION 22,TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH,RANGE 28 EAST, TOWN OF AVON PARK,AS RECORDED IN OR BOOK 1767 PAGE 1729 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: MICHAEL MARSHALL; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 8th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000159TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11199 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-050-0370-0800 Description of Property: LOT 80,BLOCK 37,PLACID LAKES SECTION 5,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,PAGE 65 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: BHARATI HARPARSAD; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000158TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11154 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-010-0100-0050 Description of Property: LOTS 5 AND 6,BLOCK 10,PLACID LAKES SUBDIVISION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGE 4 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: GGH 18 LLC; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000157TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11146 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-010-0050-0170 Description of Property: LOT 17,BLOCK 5,PLACID LAKES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGE 4 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: LEE UNDERWOOD; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000156TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11145 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-010-0050-0130 Description of Property: LOT 13,BLOCK 5,PLACID LAKES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGE 4 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: MIKEL L HUSBAND; KAFAYAT HUSBAND; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000155TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11137 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-010-0020-0030 Description of Property: LOT 3,BLOCK 2,PLACID LAKES SECTION 1,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGE 4 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: JUDITH A WALTER TRUST; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000154TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11136 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-010-0020-0020 Description of Property: LOT 2,BLOCK 2,PLACID LAKES SUBDIVISION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGE 4 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: FRANK JACOBS; LEONA JACOBS; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000153TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11014 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-22-36-29-020-0000-0130 Description of Property: LOT 13,GROVE ON LAKE FRANCIS,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16,PAGE 68 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: WILLIAM E.LEWIS JR.; JENNIFER LEWIS; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000152TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11013 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-22-36-29-020-0000-0120 Description of Property: LOT 12,GROVE ON LAKE FRANCIS,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16,PAGE 68 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: WILLIAM E.LEWIS JR.; JENNIFER LEWIS; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000151TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:1054 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-21-33-28-010-0160-0013 Description of Property: THE EAST 105 FEET OF THE SOUTH 110 FEET OF LOT 1,LESS THE NORTH 50 FEET THEREOF,BLOCK 16,TOWN OF AVON PARK,FLORIDA.THEREOF IN SECTION 21,TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH,RANGE 28 EAST,AS RECOREDED IN OR BOOK 1686 PAGE 1950 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: LINDA J.SINGLETARY; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 8th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000150TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:10230 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-03-36-29-090-0640-0270 Description of Property: LOTS 27 AND 28,BLOCK 64,SEBRING LAKES UNIT 4C,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 32 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: NEVILLE DEMPSTER; OSWALD DEMPSTER; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000149TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:10210 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-03-36-29-060-0390-0010 Description of Property: LOTS 1 THRU 5 AND LOTS 87 THRU 90,BLOCK 39, SEBRING LAKES UNIT 3,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,PAGE 11 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: JEAN MONTIQUE; ORION SEWELL; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 8th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000148TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:10209 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-03-36-29-060-0370-0040 Description of Property: LOTS 4 TO 16 INCLUSIVE,BLOCK 37,SEBRING LAKES UNIT 3,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF A S RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,PAGE 11 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: LESSONN VEDRINE; MIFRANE VEDRINE; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000147TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:10126 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-32-35-29-050-0200-0260 Description of Property: LOT 26,BLOCK 20,OAK BEACH COLONY 1ST ADDITION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,PAGE 26 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: RONALD C.BROOMHALL; SONDRA L.BROOMHALL; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000146TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:10125 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-32-35-29-050-0190-0010 Description of Property: LOT 1,BLOCK 19,OAK BEACH COLONY 1ST ADDITION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,PAGE 26 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: Y VON DAMOUR; GERMAIN MICHELE; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 4,11,18,25,2013 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsINVITATION TO BID CITY OF SEBRING SEBRING,FLORIDA The City of Sebring will receive sealed bids in the City Purchasing Department for: ITB# 14-012 WATER PLANT #4 200,000 GALLON CONCRETE GROUND STORAGE TANK Specifications & General Terms and Conditions may be obtained from our website at: mysebring.com.or by contacting Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB by phone 863-471-5110,Fax 863-471-5168,or email: kirkzimmerman@mysebring.com,at the City purchasing office located at 368 South Commerce A venue,Sebring,FL 33870.If obtaining documents via the website,it shall be the bidders responsibility to check for amendments/changes made to the document.There will be a pre-bid conference at the water plant site 1037 U.S.27 South,Sebring (under the blue elevated tank on Lake Jackson) at 10:00 A M,Wednesday,December 18,2013,for all perspective bidders to examine the site if they desire. 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 10:00 AM, Thursday,January 9,2014,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. The submitting firm will be required to comply with all applicable laws,regulations,rules and ordinances of local,state and federal authorities having j urisdiction,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 December 11,18,2013SUBSCRIBE TO YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER THE NEWS-SUN TODAY! CALL 385-6155 CLASSIFIED ADS GET FAST RESULTS

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Page A10News-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013www.newssun.com NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000179TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11432 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0110-0100 Description of Property: LOTS 10,11 AND 12,BLOCK 11,PLACID LAKES, SECTION 19,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF A S RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: QUALITY ENGINEERING INTL INC.; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000178TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11427 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0080-0020 Description of Property: LOT 2,BLOCK 8,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: ROBERT T.WHITE JR.; PEGGY H.WHITE; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000177TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11423 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0020-0060 Description of Property: LOTS 6 AND 7,BLOCK 2,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: G CHAMBERS INC.; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000176TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11403 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-180-1900-0010 Description of Property: LOT 1,BLOCK 190,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 18, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 41 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: TARPON IV LLC; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000175TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11390 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-170-1700-0750 Description of Property: LOTS 75,76 AND 77,BLOCK 170,PLACID LAKES, SECTION 17,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF A S RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 40 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: GEORGE B.BARKER; FREDA A.BARKER; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsCLASSIFIED ADS GET FAST RESULTSDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404

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www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013Page A11 2002 DODGEVan 2500. Needs auto. transmission & battery. Engine Runs. $1100. obo Roof top Ladder rack/$50. Part rack for Van/$100 863-381-9699 1989 MERCURYMarquis GS, 4dr, A/C, power windows, automatic, 71,000 garage kept miles Good tires, regular service & oil change, Runs & Looks like New. $2950. Must Sell! 863-465-1713 or 863-465-9100 9450Automotive for SaleJEEP GRANDCHEROKEE 1999. $1500 obo. Call 863-253-1130 9440Sport UtilityVehiclesENGINE -Hoist (can be taken apart-smaller to transport). has engine lever. $300. obo / Gas engine air compressor (needs recoil & belt) $250. obo. 863-381-9699 9350Automotive Parts& Accessories 9000 Transportation88 CLUBCar DS in good condition. Runs well. headlights and taillights. shade and rear view mirrors. Asking $700. call 863-414-1227. 8500Golf CartsCAMPERBOLERFiberglass, 13 foot, ( can be towed by small car). Has A/C, Refrigerator, 3 Burner Stove, Sleeps 2 adults & 2 kids. Good tires & spare. $1500. 863-381-9699 8400RecreationalVehiclesLOUN BOAT9.9 Johnson Motor w/elec. start. Good cond. $1150 firm. Call 863-214-0461 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eigh t weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies SEBRING GIGANTIC2 Family Sale! Sat. 8 5pm. 1616 Crescent Dr. Designer shoes, purses & clothes & much more! SEBRING FRI.SAT. 8 4pm. 5808 Twisted Oaks Dr. Christmas wreaths, lights, decor, ribbon, craft items, washer/dryer, camp equip., 50amp surge protector, 30amp ext. cord, RV patio rugs, etc. SEBRING -MOVING SALE Dec. 21-22. Everything must go! That's it no more sales. Maryland & Kansas. From 8am to 5pm. Fairmont Park across from Walmart. SEBRING ** ESTATE SALE * Fri. Sat. & Sun., Dec. 20, 21, 22 8AM-4PM 3106 Medical Way, Apt. #10. US Hwy 27 to Desoto Rd (at new Burger King) or Highlands Avenue to Medical Way. Parking available at the Fitness Factory adjacent to apartment complex or on the street. Please do not use complex parking lot as spaces are designated for residents! Sleep sofa, loveseat, end tables, tall stained glass style lamp, fashion and vintage jewelry, beadcraft, hospital bed, day bed, Fiesta indiv. bakers, Correlle, Lock & Lock storage, pots/pans, microwave stand, rolling rack, file cabinets, books, Elvis, Snow Babies, floral chair, bureau, ladies 1X & 2X clothes, bookcases, stands, racks, toiletries, X long twin sheets, towels, storage containers of every shape, size color and material. Craftsman staple/nail gun, hand tools, sm tool boxes, label maker, very lg assortment of office supplies: paper, spiral, composition and legal pads, folders, notebooks, trapper keepers, pens, pencils, markers, highlighters used and in packages, staplers, rulers, clips, pins. View us on www .estatesales.net Donna Collins Estate Sales 7320Garage &Yard Sales BIG SALE*Fri & Sat, Dec 20 & 21, 8am-3pm. Avon Park, 222 S. Forest Ave, (turn south off Main St by Depot Restaurant, go 1/4 mile). Professional office furnishings, furn., full room of vintage rattan, cedar, antique. business desks, glass display case, fishing, art, toys, antiques. tools, household, computer cabinets, racks, servers, switches, network supplies, many high quality items, SEE CraigsList.com. AVON PARK* MULTI FAMILY 31 E Charles St., Sat & Sun, Dec 20 & 21, 8am 3pm. Furn., Clothing, Tools, Pet Supplies, Collectibles, Household Items. Much More! 7320Garage &Yard Sales TREADMILL EPICfolding model. Excel cond. $100. Must pick up. 863-699-0465 or 863-243-9384. RUBBER BEDMAT for a short bed pickup (Ford F150), in very good condition. $30. 863-453-7027 NEW SPARETire Carrier / Bolt or Clamp on for Trailers. $10. 863-453-7027 METAL CHOPSAW $30. 863-381-9699 FREON JUGRACK $50 863-381-8699 BABY CRIB* CHILDLINE Excellent Condition! Ivory color, Includes all Linens (Comforter, Bumper pads & Sheets) $75. 863-381-1467 7310Bargain Buys SECTIONAL SOFAW/recliner on each end. Very clean. Excel. cond. La-Z-Boy. $350. obo. Call 863-452-2443 DOUBLE RECLININGSOFA & LOVE SEAT La-Z-Boy. Earth tones. $500. 863-452-6439. 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseFULL KITCHENRESORT 2BR/2BA, with amenities $100 per day + $98 exchange fee. Stay in Kissimmee at Silver Lake or your choice of many top quality resorts worldwide. Contact 863-471-3587 6500MiscellaneousRentalsSEBRING SUNN Lake. Seasonal 4/2, 2 car garage. $2500. Call 920-459-8239. 6320Seasonal Property 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 PARK2 bedroom/1bath/carport.$650 per month,1st and last, plus $300security.863-257-0726 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 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR. Available immediately Washer/Dryer, Microwave & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 *NORTH AVONPARK* 1BR, 1BA, W/S/G paid, you pay electric. 1 Adult preferred. 1 yr. lease. Deposit $300. $350 Monthly. Call 863-873-5433 6200UnfurnishedApartments 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 6000 Rentals PALM HARBORFACTORY LIQUIDATION SALE 6 models to choose from 1200 sq. ft. up to 2400 sq. ft. 12K OFF! John Lyons @ 800-622-2832 ext 210 for details LEASE TOOWN 2/2 OR 2/1.5 mobile home. Completely remodeled. $500 per month $1000 security deposit. 3303 Highlander, 6126 or 6130 Oak Crest, Sebring. 863446-2414. DOUBLE WIDEmobile home on large lot in Paradise Village 55+ Park in Lake Placid. Freshly painted and cleaned throughout. New wood flooring. Great view of Lake Clay. Boating and boat slips available. New pavilion with activities. Sellers motivated and priced to sell. 517-260-1994 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 AVON MOBILEHOME PARK 55 PLUS. PARK MODEL, LOW LOT RENT. $4000. SORRY NO PETS. 863-449-1072 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesAVON PARK* Sell / Lease Option 3BR/2BA, 2 Car Garage. Just Remodeled! Large Corner Lot. $137,500. Owner Will Finance if needed. 954-270-5242 4060Homes for SaleAvon Park 4000 Real Estate 3000 FinancialGENTLEMAN -SITTER CAREGIVER looking for position. Experienced with References. 863-658-4837 2300Work Wanted SUNRISE COMMUNITY,INC. Is currently accepting applications for the position of: SUPPORTED LIVING COACH Qualified applicants must meet the following: 21 years old Valid FL drivers license B.A. degree in nursing; education; social behavioral or rehabilitative science Or experience in one of these fields year for year basis Must be able to pass Law Enforcement Background Screening and Drug Test ALL INTERESTED CAN APPLY IN PERSON AT: SUNRISE COMMUNITY, INC. 1014 6TH Avenue, South, Wauchula, FL 33873 OPHTHALMIC/OPTOMETRIC TECHNICIAN Seeking certified or experienced candidate to fill open position. Great benefits and pay. Email resume to: ewaterman@eyesfl.com CITY OFAVON PARK Utility Engineer. Salary $50,000. DOQ. More at: www.avonpark.cc Under employment. 2100Help Wanted HOUSEKEEPING INRetail Environment as well as other locations as specified. Full-time. Exp. required. High school education. Must be able to lift 25lbs. or more. Ref's required. Apply in Person. Turner Furniture @ 2900 HWY 27 South, Avon Park Tues. Fri. 10-3. No phone calls please. COMMUNITY OUTREACH WRITER (PT) Application Deadline: 1/3/14. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132. EA/EO. 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000192TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11474 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0460-0020 Description of Property: LOT 2,BLOCK 46,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: TARPON IV LLC; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000191TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11469 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0450-0080 Description of Property: LOT 8,BLOCK 45,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: TILMAN SCHUMACHER; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000190TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11468 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0450-0050 Description of Property: LOT 5,BLOCK 45,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: TARPON IV LLC; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000189TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11465 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0430-0150 Description of Property: LOT 15,BLOCK 43,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: TARPON IV LLC; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000188TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11464 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0430-0020 Description of Property: LOT 2,BLOCK 43,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: RICHARD A.MAYLOTT; LYNN M.MAYLOTT; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000187TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11459 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0400-0080 Description of Property: LOT 8,BLOCK 40,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: ALVARO OLIVEROS; PIEDAD M.OLIVEROS; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000186TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11458 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0400-0040 Description of Property: LOTS 4 & 17,BLOCK 40,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: QUALITY ENGINEERING INTL INC; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000185TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11457 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0380-0280 Description of Property: LOT 28,BLOCK 38,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: JOSE A.TORO-R; BEATRIZ PAGAN; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000184TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11453 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0370-0270 Description of Property: LOT 27,BLOCK 37,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: RAIMONDO FRITTITTA; MARIA S.FRITTITTA; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000183TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11451 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0360-0220 Description of Property: LOT 22,BLOCK 36,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: TARPON IV LLC; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000182TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11449 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0360-0080 Description of Property: LOT 8,BLOCK 36,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 AND OR BOOK 551, PAGE 920 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: ROBERT C.LUFKIN EST; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000180TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:11435 Y ear of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-14-37-29-190-0150-0020 Description of Property: LOT 2,BLOCK 15,PLACID LAKES,SECTION 19, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: TARPON IV LLC; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 15th day of January, 2014. Dated this 23rd day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk December 11,18,25,2013; January 1,2014 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000145TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:10121 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-32-35-29-040-0200-0080 Description of Property: LOT 8,BLOCK 20,OAK BEACH COLONY SUBDIVISION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,PAGE 20 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: RONALD C.BROOMHALL; SONDRA L.BROOMHALL; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy Clerk NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000143TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance,the description of the property,and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.:15712 Year of Issuance:06-01-2010 Tax ID:C-03-35-29-031-0000-00H0 Description of Property: LOT H,TIA JUANA VILLA AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS:A PORTION OF LOTS 3 AND 4, BLOCK 1016 AND A CLOSED STREET,TIA JUANA VILLA,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2,PAGE 80 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: SANDRA L.BROOMHALL; All of said property being in the County of Highlands,State of Florida.Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M.,or thereafter on 8th day of January, 2014. Dated this 7th day of October,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida Signature:/s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN,Deputy ClerkCLASSIFIED ADS GET FAST RESULTSCITY OF SEBRING 2X2 AD # 00034367 **PROCESS COLOR***** AVON MOBILE HOME PARK 2X4 AD # 00034550AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00034371 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00034370

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By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK The Red D evils are a work in p rogress, but are racking u p wins in the process. Monday nights contest w ith visiting Hardee did s ee the offense work more p atiently in a 64-52 win. Although early on, it was p erhaps a bit too patient as t he offense saw little r esults and the Wildcats j umped out to a 12-3 lead a fter eight minutes of play. They were working the o ffense well, but the shots j ust werent falling, head coach Marty OHora said. But thats when theyve got to know to be a little more aggressive, h it the boards harder, a ttack the basket more. Well, the Devils did get m ore aggressive, and the s hots did begin to fall as t he second quarter got u nderway. Recarus Burley got it s tarted with a three-pointer a nd Tyrone Perry got out o n the break for a lay-up. Burley hit another from b eyond the arc and then c onverted a three-point p lay to bring Avon Park all t he way back and give t hem a 14-12 lead. John Mason then hit the b oards and got a putback to a dd to the cushion, though E steve Matayer, who had s cored 10 of Hardees firstq uarter points, got inside f or two to keep the W ildcats within 16-14. Dameon Braswell d rained a trey, though it w as answered by a triple f rom Tyler Helms. Josh Jones split a pair at t he line and Burley layed one in off a turnover, but things came unglued a bit as Hardee hit three buckets in a row to briefly get the lead back. But Jones put back an offensive rebound to give the Devils a 24-23 lead at the break. The onset of the third quarter saw more misfires on both sides as the first two-and-a-half minutes went by without the score changing. The Wildcats drew first blood when Helms hit a three, with Alfred Brown answering with a tear drop News-Sun Wednesday, December 18, 2013 BSection Sports Courtesy phot os A bove left: Steve Sowards, center, won the Wild Turkey Taverns 2013 Stover Cup darts competition. Taking second, on right, was Noel Figuerres while Ben Stone, left, took third place. A bove right: In the Ladies Division of the Stover Cup at the Wild Turkey, Tisa Stone, center, took the championship and was followed by Joy Batten, right, in second and Linda Nichols, left, in third. This years event was the 27th Annual Toy Drive Dart Tournament and raised more than $5,000. Toy Drive Dart Tournament raises more than $5,000 Dan Hoehne/News-Sun fil es Carlos Santana had his foot involved with both Dragon scores in Mondays win at DeSoto. Dan Hoehne/News-Sun Tyrone Perry got the bucket and the foul on this fast break Monday night as the Devils powered past Hardee. News-Sun reportARCADIA An intercounty rivalry was all the heat needed to warm up a chilly night on the soccer field in Arcadia as Lake Placid eked out a 2-1 win over rival DeSoto Monday. Our players have played against them since their little league days, Dragon head coach James Ashley said. So every time we play them, we know were going to get their best. And that they did, as the two quads battled through a tough, physical first half that ended in a scoreless tie. Things began to tilt Lake Placids way in the second half courtesy of Carlos Santana whose slick kicks were reminiscient of his guitar playing namesakes smooth licks and lead to two goals. First, Santana booted a cross that Osvaldo Orduna redirected into the back of the net to put the Dragons up 1-0. Several minutes later, Santana battled for a loose ball and was able to get a shot off and past the diving DeSoto keeper. Still not out of it, and determined as ever to get on the board, the Bulldogs efforts were rewarded on a goal with just over four minutes left to play. But that would be it as the Dragon defense held them in check the rest of the way for the 2-1 win that puts Lake Placid at 9-0-1 on the season. Its special to beat DeSoto twice in one season, Ashley said. Its an accomplishment to know our best was enough to overcome such a competitive team. We were fortunate tonight, but we made that fortune by playing with hea rt and skill. The Dragons 6-0-1 record in district play has them atop the Distric t 10-2Astandings, saf ely ahead of Frostpro of (3-1-2) and Mulberry (3-2-1). And they hope to finish out strong in their last regular sea son district match Thursday against Mulberry at home. Lake Placid then finishes their 2013 schedule with Fridays match at Hardee. The Lady Dragons matched their male counter parts in also taking a 2-1 w in over the Lady Bulldogs Monday. And While Santana was the main weapon for the boys, Mary Grace Bates was the damage doer for the ladies as she score both Lak e Placid goals. This moves the Lady Dragons to 7-3-3 overall, 31-3 in district play and seeded a solid second behind McKeel (5-0-1) and ahead of Mulberry (3-3-1). Lake Placid hits the road the rest of this week, closing out the district schedule Thursday at Mulberry and ending their calender year Friday at Okeechobee. Dragons edge Bulldogs twice Lake Placid2DeSoto1 Devils work past Wildcats Avon Park64Hardee52 See DEVILS, B4 By BARRYFOSTER Special to the News-SunSEBRING This years M obil 1 12 Hours of S ebring will not only mark t he debut of the TUDOR U nited Sportscar C hampionship at the once a round the clock classic, it a lso will be the platform f or yet another class of n otables to be inducted into t he Sebring International R aceway Hall of Fame. Included in the class are P eter Gregg, Vic Elford, W ayne Taylor, Bob Tullius a nd Brumos Racing. Tullius is one of the best known names in this years group. Longtime fans will remember the familiar refrigerator-white with darkand lime-green stripe livery of Group 44. Although the XJR-7 Jaguar prototype fielded by the team is generally recognized as their signature car, many people do not know it was Tullius who pioneered the notion of professional motorsports. Tullius had 14 Starts at Sebring, beginning in 1963 when his group fielded a Triumph TR-4. That effort won the GTO division that year, finishing fourth overall in a 65-car field. The Sebring stalwart maintains a local presence to this day, with an aircraft and race car refurbishing business based in a hangar at the Sebring Regional Airport. Another well-known inductee this year will be the late Peter Gregg. It was Gregg that led another familiar team Brumos Racing through much of the 1970s and 80s. Gregg notched a win at the 12 Hours in 1973, in the Brumos No. 59 Porsche Carrera driving with current Hall of Famer Hurley Haywood and Dr. Dave Helmick. Gregg also has registered class wins at Sebring in and as well as a halfdozen International Motorsports Association championships and a pair of Trans-Am championships. New Hall of Fame class announced for SIR See SEBRING, B4 NASCAR This WeekPAGEB3More footballFACAAll-Star Classic returns to Sebring INSIDEONB4

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Alumni Hoops fundraiserAVON PARK Former Avon Park and Sebring girls basketball players will lace up their high-tops once again Saturday, Dec. 28, for the Old School Jump-Off Girls Basketball fundraiser. The action gets underway in the Avon Park High School Gym, with a youth game at 6 p.m. and the Alumni game at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $8 at the door, $5 for early ticket purchase. There will also be concessions, prizes and a halftime show. So come on out and see some of your former favorties renew old rivalries. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Coach Daley at (863) 873-3903.Senior 70s SoftballSEBRING The Highlands County Senior 70s plus league will start Tuesday, Jan. 7 at the Highlands Sports Complex. Sign up on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. For more information call John Kloet at 414-4245 or Bill Todd at 385-5632.Sebring Elks GolfSEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, Jan. 6, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $34 which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on (863) 471-3295. Check in not later than 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop.Hammock Half Marathon/5K SEBRING The 6th Annual Hammock Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk is set for Highlands Hammock State Park on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 with a 7:30 a.m. starting time. Custom long-sleeve Dri-fit for Ha lf Marathon and short-sleeve Dri-fit for t he 5K. This years Half Marathon will al so feature a team relay made up of up to fo ur individuals running 3.0, 3.0, 3.0, and 3 .1 mile sections. Relay entry rates apply to all relay tea m members and should be submitted toget her with team name by January 17 in ord er for proper awards to be ordered. Those desiring an entry form may co ntact race director Chet Brojek at cbr ojek@comcast.net or by calling 385-473 6 and leaving a message. Entry fee for t he 5K is $20 thru January 17 and $30 aft er the 18th thru race day. Hammock Half Marathon fees are $3 5 thru January 17 and $45 after the 18th. Race day registration will be fro m 6:45-7:10 a.m. The race features custom trophies or plaques for overall, master and gran d master champions, trophies for first th ru third in 16 male and female age groups in the Half and Trophy to first in age grou ps and medals for 2nd and 3rd in the 5 K Run/Walk. Chip timing will be provided by Centr al Florida Striders. The Half Marathon is made up of tw o 6.5 mile loops that utilize the trails an d portions of the loop road. It is a challen ging course, but provides you a chance to see areas of the park that you would n ot ordinarily see, said a Striders club mem ber. Astep beyond the ordinary, you shou ld try running the Hammock Half on Janua ry 25. The proceeds of the race benefit t he Friends of Highlands Hammock Sta te Park who provide thousands of dollars of support to the park each year. Visit friendsofhighlandshammock.o rg for more information. Come join the fun at our 6th Annu al Hammock Half Marathon and 5 K Run/Walk. AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England1040.714369311 Miami860.571310296 N.Y. Jets680.429246367 Buffalo590.357300354 South WLTPctPFPA y-Indianapolis950.643338319 Tennessee590.357326355 Jacksonville4100.286221399 Houston2120.143253375 North WLTPctPFPA Cincinnati950.643354274 Baltimore860.571296277 Pittsburgh680.429321332 Cleveland4100.286288362 West WLTPctPFPA x-Denver1130.786535372 x-Kansas City1130.786399255 San Diego770.500343311 Oakland4100.286295393NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia860.571364349 Dallas770.500393385 N.Y. Giants590.357251357 Washington3110.214305434 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans1040.714359270 Carolina1040.714328208 Tampa Bay4100.286258324 Atlanta4100.286309388 North WLTPctPFPA Chicago860.571406391 Green Bay761.536353362 Detroit770.500362339 Minnesota491.321363425 West WLTPctPFPA x-Seattle1220.857380205 San Francisco1040.714349228 Arizona950.643342291 St. Louis680.429316324 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division ___ Sundays Games Minnesota 48, Philadelphia 30 Atlanta 27, Washington 26 San Francisco 33, Tampa Bay 14 Seattle 23, N.Y. Giants 0 Chicago 38, Cleveland 31 Indianapolis 25, Houston 3 Buffalo 27, Jacksonville 20 Miami 24, New England 20 Kansas City 56, Oakland 31 Carolina 30, N.Y. Jets 20 Arizona 37, Tennessee 34, OT St. Louis 27, New Orleans 16 Green Bay 37, Dallas 36 Pittsburgh 30, Cincinnati 20 Mondays Game Baltimore 18, Detroit 16 Sunday, Dec. 22 Tampa Bay at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Denver at Houston, 1 p.m. Miami at Buffalo, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Carolina, 1 p.m. Dallas at Washington, 1 p.m. Cleveland at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Arizona at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Detroit, 4:05 p.m. Oakland at San Diego, 4:25 p.m. Pittsburgh at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m. New England at Baltimore, 4:25 p.m. Chicago at Philadelphia, 8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23 Atlanta at San Francisco, 8:40 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSAFC Quarterbacks AttComYdsTDInt Manning, DN58039348114710 Rivers, SD4823374048289 Rthlsbrgr, PIT525 34039152511 Smith, KC480 2923160236 Brady, NE578 35240492310 Rushers AttYds AvgLGTD Charles, KC24611814.804611 Mathews, SD23610124.29515 Moreno, DN224 9394.1925t10 Johnson, TEN230 8603.7430t5 Tate, HOU1817714.26604 Receivers NoYds AvgLGTD Johnson, HOU99129513.162t5 Brown, PIT95130713.8568 Edelman, NE8991410.3446 A. Green, CIN87126814.682t8 Wright, TN85100711.8452 NFC Quarterbacks AttComYdsTDInt Foles, PHI2661652398232 McCown, CHI2201471809131 Rodgers, GB2511682218154 Wilson, SEA357 2313077248 Brees, NO575 392 45003410 Rushers AttYdsAvgLGTD McCoy, PHI26913434.99 57t7 Peterson, MN26812214.56 78t10 Forte, CHI25812004.65 557 Morris, WAS23611254.7745t6 Lynch, SEA26010894.194311 Receivers NoYds AvgLGTD Garcon, WAS96114611.953t4 Marshall, CHI90118513.24410 Bryant, DAL81106113.17911 Jeffery, CHI80 126515.880t7 Graham, NO76 107114.156t14EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Boston 1214.462 Toronto 913.4091 Brooklyn915.3752 New York717.2924 Philadelphia719.2695 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 186.750 Atlanta 1312.5205.5 Washington1013.4357.5 Charlotte1014.4178 Orlando 817.32010.5 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 204.833 Detroit 1214.4629 Chicago 914.39110.5 Cleveland914.39110.5 Milwaukee519.20815WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio195.792 Houston169.6403.5 Dallas 1410.5835 New Orleans1111.5007 Memphis1013.4358.5 Northwest Division WLPctGB Portland214.840 Oklahoma City194.8261 Denver 149.6096 Minnesota1213.4809 Utah 621.22216 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers179.654 Phoenix149.6091.5 Golden State1312.5203.5 L.A. Lakers1113.4585 Sacramento715.3188 ___ Sundays Games Sacramento 106, Houston 91 Minnesota 101, Memphis 93 Portland 111, Detroit 109, OT Oklahoma City 101, Orlando 98 Phoenix 106, Golden State 102 Denver 102, New Orleans 93 Mondays Games Detroit 101, Indiana 96 Brooklyn 130, Philadelphia 94 Boston 101, Minnesota 97 Miami 117, Utah 94 Atlanta 114, L.A. Lakers 100 Washington 102, New York 101 Orlando 83, Chicago 82 L.A. Clippers 115, San Antonio 92 Tuesdays Games Portland at Cleveland, late Sacramento at Charlotte, late L.A. Lakers at Memphis, late Oklahoma City at Denver, late New Orleans at Golden State, late Wednesdays Games Utah at Orlando, 7 p.m. Indiana at Miami, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Toronto, 7 p.m. Detroit at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Sacramento at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. Portland at Minnesota, 8 p.m. New York at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Memphis at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. San Antonio at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Chicago at Houston, 9:30 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSSCORING FGFTPTSAVG Durant, OKC20620565628.5 Anthony, NYK22415263126.3 James, MIA22013760625.3 Love, MIN19714860125.0 Harden, HOU15815951824.7 REBOUNDS OFFDEFTOTAVG Love, MIN9423332713.6 Howard, HOU9223833013.2 Jordan, LAC10522633112.7 Drummond, DET13219532712.6 Aldridge, POR6021227210.9 ASSISTS GASTAVG Paul, LAC2528211.3 Wall, WAS232139.3 Curry, GOL221958.9 Holiday, NOR221788.1 Rubio, MIN251998.0EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston2292469270 Montreal20123438875 Tampa Bay19113419080 Detroit15119398994 Toronto171533798102 Ottawa141563499113 Florida121752978109 Buffalo7233175596 Metropolitan Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh241014910875 Washington181233910597 Carolina14137357994 N.Y. Rangers16171337691 Philadelphia14154327691 New Jersey13156327885 Columbus14164328795 N.Y. Islanders91962483118WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago247553135101 St. Louis22644811276 Colorado2291459475 Minnesota19115438181 Dallas15125359299 Nashville16143357792 Winnipeg151553593102 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim23755111189 Los Angeles2284489468 San Jose20764610882 Vancouver20105459883 Phoenix189541104100 Calgary131553186106 Edmonton112132593120 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Sundays Games Washington 5, Philadelphia 4, SO N.Y. Rangers 4, Calgary 3, SO Tampa Bay 3, Detroit 0 Florida 2, Montreal 1 Chicago 3, Los Angeles 1 Anaheim 3, Edmonton 2 Mondays Games Pittsburgh 3, Toronto 1 Winnipeg 3, Columbus 2 Ottawa 3, St. Louis 2, OT Colorado 6, Dallas 2 Tuesdays Games Calgary at Boston, late Winnipeg at Buffalo, late Florida at Toronto, late Tampa Bay at N.Y. Islanders, late Phoenix at Montreal, late Anaheim at Detroit, late Washington at Philadelphia, late San Jose at St. Louis, late Chicago at Nashville, late Vancouver at Minnesota, late Colorado at Dallas, late Edmonton at Los Angeles, late Wednesdays Games Ottawa at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, 8 p.m..SCORINGLEADERSGPGAPTS Crosby, PIT35192847 Kane, CHI36192645 Malkin, PIT3293241 Getzlaf, ANH32162339 Ovechkin, WAS31271037 Tavares, NYI34132437 Perry, ANH35211536 Backstrom, WAS3382836 Steen, StL32221335 Thornton, SJ3353035 Seguin, DAL30181533 Kunitz, PIT35171633 Sharp, CHI36161733 4 tied with 32 pts.FOOTBALLNational Football League JACKSONVILLE JAGUARSClaimed DE Gerald Rivers off waivers from St. Louis. Placed G Mike Brewster on injured reserve.COLLEGEFAUNamed Charlie Partridge football coach. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid THURSDAY: Boys Basketball at Frostproof,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball vs.Frostproof, 6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer vs.Mulberry,7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Mulberry,7:30 p.m. MONDAY,Jan.6: Boys Basketball vs.Okeechobee,7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball vs. Okeechobee,6 p.m.; Girls Soccer vs.Sebring,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY,Jan.7: Boys Soccer vs.Hardee,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Hardee,6/7:30 p.m. Sebring THURSDAY: Boys Soccer vs.Lake Wales,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Lake Wales, 6/7:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Boys Basketball vs.Tenoroc,7 p.m.; Wrestling at Immokalee Duals,3:30 p.m. SATURDAY: Wrestling at Immokalee Duals,9:30 a.m. THURSDAY,Dec.26: Boys Basketball hosts Taveniere Tournament,TBA Avon Park FRIDAY: Girls Basketball at Lake Region,6 p.m.; Boys Soccer at Ft.Meade,8 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Ft.Meade,6 p.m. THURSDAY,Dec.26: Boys Basketball at Taveniere Tournament,Sebring,TBA FRIDAY,Dec.27: Boys Basketball at Taveniere Tournament,Sebring,TBA SATURDAY,Dec.28: Boys Basketball at Taveniere Tournament,Sebring,TBA N B A W E D N E S D A Y 7 p m Indiana at Miami . . . . . . . . . E S P N 9 : 3 0 p m Chicago at Houston . . . . . . . . E S P N T H U R S D A Y 8 p m Chicago at Oklahoma City . . . . . . T N T 1 0 : 3 0 p m San Antonio at Golden State . . . . . T N T C O L L E G E B A S K E T B A L L W E D N E S D A Y 7 p m Texas at North Carolina. . . . . . E S P N 2 9 p m Stanford at Connecticut . . . . . . E S P N 2 9 : 3 0 p m Northwestern State at Baylor . . . . . S U N T H U R S D A Y 7 : 3 0 p m Duke at UCLA. . . . . . . . . . . E S P N W O M E N S C O L L E G E V O L L E Y B A L L T H U R S D A Y 7 : 3 0 p m NCAA Tournament Semifinal. . . . E S P N 2 9 : 3 0 p m NCAA Tournament Semifinal. . . . E S P N 2 W O M E N S C O L L E G E B A S K E T B A L L W E D N E S D A Y 7 p m Mississippi at Baylor. . . . . . . . . S U N Times, games, channels all subject to change H I G H S C H O O L B A S K E T B A L L T H U R S D A Y 9 : 3 0 p m Huntington Prep vs. Arsenal Tech . . E S P N G O L F T H U R S D A Y 1 p m Patriot Cup . . . . . . . . . . . G O L F N H L T H U R S D A Y 7 : 3 0 p m Nashville at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . S U N LIVESPORTSONTV NFL NBA NHL Transactions Page B2 News-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 www.newssun.com Dan Hoehne/News-Sun fil es While Avon Parks Lori-Ann Love, No. 3, leans in toward the ball, teammate Sara Becerra and Lady Dragon Brisia Fonseca both seem repelled by it in last Fridays cross-county soccer match. Soccer-ball repellent?

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By TIM REYNOLDS Associated PressMIAMI LeBron James d id not practice Tuesday b ecause of a sprained left a nkle and his status for M iamis game against I ndiana on Wednesday night i s unknown. James tweaked the ankle w ith under 2 minutes remaini ng of the third quarter in M ondays win over Utah. James returned to the g ame in the fourth and was a ble to finish, but woke up T uesday with soreness and p ain. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra s ays it was only a light w orkout that James missed, adding that the four-time NBAMVPwas better served spending that time getting treatment. Page B4 News-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 www.newssun.com SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports tv p/u ads; 0 0 0 3 4 1 5 6 UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 12/18/13; 0 0 0 3 4 6 0 4 Wednesday, Jan. 1 Activity: New Years Day H ike (approx. 7 miles) Location: Arbuckle W ildlife Management Area ( WMA) Located east of Avon Park i n Polk County 5 miles south of Frostproof and is part of the Lake Wales Ridge State Forest which was purchased by the state to protect numerous rare and endangered plants and animals. Meet at south gate entrance. Bring: Snacks, water, lunch sun and insect protection. Contact David Waldrop at 863-605-3587, or email: david_lwfl@yahoo.com for meet-up time and other details. Heartland Trail Association upcoming activities in the lane. Dustin Smith then gave Hardee a 29-26 lead with a trey, but that would be the Wildcats last score in the period and Avon Park began to pull away. Gus Owens and Brown got a bucket each and Tevion Chambers hit from beyond the arc before Perry hit a jumper from the top of the lane to finish the third with the Devils up 35-29. And though Hardee would get a three from Jordan Jones to open the fourth, and wouldnt quite ever fully go away, the Red Devils were never on the brink. Braswell answered Jones three with one of his own, and Brown scored six straight on a stop-andpop, a free throw and a triple to bump the lead out to 44-32. Hardee has their backs against the wall, I think theyre still looking for their first or second win, OHora said. So you know theyre not going to stop fighting and they kept hanging in there. They must have hit four or five threes in the fourth quarter. The actual count was three, coming from Matayer, Marco Deleon and Jones, but Avon Park got another from Braswell, along with a conventional three-point play, and enough scoring to keep the Cats at arms length before sealing the win. Matayer lead all scorers with 27 on the night, though he was the only Wildcat in double figures. The Devils, meanwhile, had four players in double digits. Brown lead the way with 13, Braswell had 12, Burley 11 and Owens 10, with Perry adding eight. We still need to be mentally tougher, OHora said. Theyll be playing good basketball, but then start doing their own thing. Weve dug ourselves out of early deficits, but we cant expect to do that, because there will be teams that if we get behind too much, wont let us come back. For now, the win has Avon Park tied for the District 9-4Alead with McKeel at 4-1, which they looked to add to Tuesday night on the road at Mulberry. The Devils will face Lake Region on the road Friday before sticking closer to home at next weeks Taveniere Tournament in Sebring. Continued from B1 Dan Hoehne/News-S un Recarus Burley lines up a three-pointer in the Devils win Monday night. Devils put four in doubles Courtesy photo T he Bill Jarrett Ford 70s Senior Softball team won their bracket in a recent tournament held in Tampa. They placed second overall in the state 70s division. Front row, left to right: Galo Gonzalez, manager Harry Bell, Ross McMinn, Victor Rodriguez and Wayne Hill. Back row, left to right: Bill Todd, Norm Grubb, Dick Schlitz, Harold Baucom, Ronnie Berkam and David Rosario. On the squad but not pictured are Bob Roth and Kyle Saunders. Swingin Seniors second in state Also entering the SIR Hall o f Fame this year will be W ayne Taylor, the South A frican native who now l ives in Florida. He won the 12 Hours in 96 aboard an Oldsmobilep owered Rielly and Scott M k III with co-drivers Eric v an de Poele and Jim Pace. Taylor also has scored w ins at the Petit Lemans and a t the Daytona 24. This year, Taylor will c ampaign a prototype in the n ew TUDOR United S portscar Champioinshp which will be driven by his two sons. Vic Elford, 1971 12 Hour winner, will also have his name emblazoned in the Hall of Fame in 2014. Elford, with co-driver Gerard Larousse, ran to victory aboard their Porsche 917. Elford was also a winner at the 24 Hours of Daytona and was a class victor twice at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It was in 2002, at the 50th Anniversary of the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, that fans were introduced to the SIR Hall of Fame, with race originators, promoters, series officials, teams and manufacturers included in the list of those who helped to build the 12 Hours of Endurance into an event recognized around the world. This year, the Hall of Fame banquet and induction will be held Friday, March 14, at the Chateau Elan Hotel and Conference Center located on the grounds of the Sebring International Raceway. Tickets are available for a $200 donation to the Sebring Raceway Hall of Fame. Continued from B1 Sebring Raceway adds to HOF Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Florida A thletic Coaches A ssociation, Sebring F ireman and TOTAL L OOK/ShieldSkin is thrilled t o announce the 59th Annual N orth South All Star F ootball Classic on Saturday, D ec. 21, at 4 p.m., at F iremans Field in Sebring. The game will also be s treamed live on The Prep Z one at www.foxsportsflorid a.com. This event is one of the o ldest high school All Star Games in country, beginning in 1949. The game had a five year absence in the early 2000s because all resources were dedicated to Florida All Stars playing against other states until its return in 2005. The North team will be coached by Nicevilles John Hicks. His assistant coaches will be Jimmy Norrell, Niceville; Matt Brunson, Baker; Tim Cokeley, Tallahassee-Leon; Chuck Gannon, Port St. Joe; Mark Whittemore, Gainesville-Buchholz; Buck Gurley, Lake Mary Prep; Paul Pierson, Jax-Ed White. Ft. MyersSammy Sirianni will coach the South team. The South assistant coaches are Don Weekley, Ft. Myers; Jeremy Earle, Tampa-Jefferson; Art Taylor, Everglades; Jamelle Cornelius, Ft. Meade; John Carter, Boynton Beach; Mike Thornton, Riverview; Raviel Maisonet, MiamiArchbishop Carroll. 59th Annual FACA Football Classic returns LeBron James misses Heat practice

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Special to the News-SunAVON PARK When l ooking for a prospect for the Y ard of the Month award t here are often more than one y ard in a neighborhood that c ould qualify. That is the case w ith this months award. The yard of Andrea and M ike Flowers, 608 Young A ve., is just around the corn er from a previous recipient. T he landscape is well d esigned and has possibilities f or changing plants to fit the s eason. At the time this yard w as recommended, there w ere many caladium plants i n full bloom. Along the w alkway to the home is an a rrangement of a mix of c olor and texture with varieg ated yellow and green ging er along with the pink, w hite and green of a snow on t he mountain bush, the b ronze color of loropetulum a nd a confederate jasmine t hat climbs up a trellis. Aspid er plant is flowing out of a c ontainer nestled in the corner of this arrangement. This plant was started by daughter, Olivia, as a project for FFA and was brought home in a small pot. Another spider plant is placed on the opposite side o the walkway. In an island towards the street, your eye is captured by a huge boulder and azalea bushes. Acape honeysuckle with its bright flowers, blooms at the mailbox. Astag horn fern hangs from one tree in the yard, while a swing is seen hanging from another, adding a nice touch to the look of the yard. Arail fence is at the corner of the lot, with several smaller rocks and firecracker plants. The fenced-in backyard is used as the family retreat, with a swimming pool, picnic table and fire pit. Apool with a waterfall flowing down over an arrangements of rocks is the focal point of this area. In one corner of the yard you find a Queen Victoria vine with purple flowers, a tibichina, golden dewdrop, gold mound, crepe myrtle, sage, thryallis, and confederate jasmine. In another corner is a plumbago bush with its lavender flowers. Finding the right plants for the right area has been a process of trial and error. The combination that is seen today is clean and fits the look of the house. The Flowersare gradually changing their home to be solar powered, with the air conditioning unit and the hot water heater already using the sun as their power source. If you would like to recommend a yard in Avon Park for the Yard of the Month award, call 452-1927. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 Page B5 hometown biz; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz dummy; 0 0 0 2 6 3 9 7 Flowers receives Yard of the Month in AP Courtesy pho to Olivia and Andrea Flowers, 608 Young Ave., accept the Yard of the Month award from Martha Goode (center), representing the Avon Park Founders Garden Club. Clubs & Organizations TOPS 487 SEBRING The meeting o f TOPS 487 was called to o rder by leader Judy P hillips, with 19 TOPS and e ight KOPS giving their p ledges. The newest Yes-Yes is Marry fitness; divorce the w eight. The 25-cent cont est had 27 members in and 1 6 winners, each receiving $ 45. Carolyn Patterson r emoved a layer of paper f rom the attendance box, f inding more paper to be r emoved. Sharon Flaherty has one m ore week to lose, then she c an open the attendance gift. Roll call had the chapter l osing 30 pounds and gaini ng 10 pounds for a net loss o f 20 pounds. Shirley Sherwood was the b iggest loser, losing 7.25 p ounds; Judy Phillips and R ita Merkley each lost 5.75 p ounds. The clubs Christmas p arty was held Dec. 18 at D ots Restaurant. Each memb er attending was asked to b ring a $1 gift. Three members are tied f or first place in the current c ontest, with one more week t o go. Faye Shumate had the prog ram for the week. It was f rom the newest TOPS maga zine, titled Marthas A mazing Ride. The article was about the j ourney in TOPS for the 97y ear-old member. One of the things that she d id after she lost her weight w as go for a motorcycle r ide. TOPS 487 meets at W hispering Pines Baptist C hurch on U.S. 27 North, j ust south of Home Depot. W eigh in starts at 8:15 a.m.; t he meeting starts at 9 a.m. I f interested in attending a m eeting or to get more inform ation, call 382-7716 or 2 83-3255. CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS 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 NewsSun from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail toeditor@newssun.com ; or mail to Lifestyle Editor, News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155, ext. 516.

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Page B6 News-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 www.newssun.com health page; 11.25"; 16"; Black plus three; process, health page dummy; 0 0 0 2 6 3 9 9 Clubs & Organizations Courtesy photo Sebring Elks 1529 participated in the Sebring Christmas Parade on Dec. 6. More than 20 Elks and helpers walked the route passing out 1,400 Just say No to Drugs bags containing literature on the subject and pieces of candy. Mascot Elroy walked alongpassing out candies to the young and old. Pictured holding the Elks banner are Inner Guard Don Amiott (from left), Mascot Elroy-aka Dan Negron, Bev Grayson, Gail Ramussen and Lecturing Knight Al Rasmussen. Courtesy pho to TheSpring Lake Homeowners Association had its annual food drive and the men brought the trucks loaded with the food to the Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 where it was left for the members of the Lodge to box.Food was sorted and boxed into boxes that will be given to 31 families.The Loyal Order of the Moose and the Women of the Moose, Chapter 873 also added gift cards to each box so that they may purchase fresh meat and produce.This is an annual tradition that takes care of the needy area families. Elks march in Sebring parade Spring Lake holds annual food drive r

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www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 Page B7 LAKE PLACID ROTARY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black; 12/18/13; 0 0 0 3 4 6 1 2 Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The L iteracy Promotion C ommittee for the Patriots C hapter, Daughters of the A merican Revolution read t o the Lake Placid RMCA c hildren once a month. R edlands Migrant Christian A ssociation serves nearly 8 ,000 children of migrant f arm workers and rural low i ncome families in more t han 75 centers throughout F lorida. The center in Lake P lacid, on Interlake B oulevard, has approxim ately 74 children. As many as 44 million a dults in this country cann ot read at levels necessary t o succeed in todays societ y. The National Society D aughters of the American R evolution (NSDAR) L iterary Promotion C ommittee was established i n 1989 to meet the needs of the increasing number of illiterate individuals. In the last year, more than 3,450 DAR members in 996 chapters accumulated 171,868 hours of volunteer service in the promotion of literacy among adults and children. Patriots Chapter Regent Polly Boyd believes that an introduction to reading, beginning in infancy, will instill a lifelong thirst for knowledge that will be gained through reading. DAR reads to RMCA children Courtesy photo Karen Lowe (back row, from left), RMCA mentor/teacher, and Julie Bartlett with Alice Hedges, (front row, from left), Polly Boyd, and Sheila Smith are the Literacy Promotion Committee for the Patriots Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. The committee reads to the Lake Placid RMCA children once a month. Clubs & Organizations Special to the News-SunSEBRING Honoring Pearl Harbor Day and all of the military and veterans, Randy Sallis, the commander for the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 74 of the American Legion Post 74 in Sebring, organized a pig roast on Pearl Harbor Day, Dec. 7 to remember the day and time that went down in infamy vividly. The pig roast was a joint venture by the Post, Sons and Ladies Auxiliary. Four members volunteered to smoke and man the pig for some 15 hours from Friday evening to Saturday afternoon. The dedicated watch showed its rewards with a perfect blend of flavors. The funds for the pig were donated by a very generous Sons member, and volunteers were ready and eager to help. Side dishes were donated and provided by the Ladies Auxiliary to include an award-winning potato salad and entertainment provided by the Post with Karaoke by Ron. The event was a complete sell out and a huge success with rave reviews from everyone who attended. The Sons also offered a 50/50 raffle with a second and third prize of orchids that were donated by one of the members. Sallis said, We would like to thank all the members that attended; all of the volunteers that helped in our efforts in supporting our veterans. The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 74 is always in the forefront when it comes to giving aid to our veterans whenever possible. This Christmas season the Sons donated $100 in food and gas cards to the Veterans Services Office, another $100 in food to the New Testament Mission on Sebring Parkway near Lemon Street as they do so much throughout the year to help the homeless (many are veterans) and two Christmas dinners from Publix for two needy families. Sallis said when the American Legion Post 74 heard that the Sebring Police Department had retired its K9 and were in need of a new police K-9, they were again there to help the community. The American Legion Post 74, Sons and Ladies Auxiliary equally donated $500 to the Sebring Police Department. He said, Aheartfelt thank you to the member of the Post who donated $100 to the Sons to help our efforts toward the purchase of the police dog for the Sebring Police Department. Earlier this year the Sons of the American Legion donated $250 to the Landstu l Hospital Care Project, a hospital in Germany where wounded military men and women are cared for and released back to battle or home in the States. Its all about our veterans and the military, Sallis said. Thats our purpose. More recently the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 74 are offering a laptop computer raffle starting the day after Christmas. The raffle will be held on St. Valentines Day, Feb. 14. We may not have had the privilege to wear a uniform or enlist in the Armed Force s, but certainly consider ourselves Heroes behind the Heroes. We are proud to do whatever we can to help support our Post, veterans and our community, Sallis said. Sons of the American Legion Post 74 remembers Pearl Harbor Day Courtesy photo Sebring Elks 1529 proudly announces the selection of A lex Whitbeck as Elk of the Month f or December. W hitbeck is one of our Featured Chefs of the kitchenand is very active in bingo. W hitbeck spends many hours in the Elks kitchen and bingo programs. Courtesy photo Sebring Elks 1529 is proud to initiateBill Feasbly as a new member for November 2013. Sebring Elks honor Whitbeck, Feasbly ABBAAMORESPAUKES BRACEROPERSHANGRILA LIBERTARIANCURVEBALL ELOSIMONLEBONIRA SLOWNINESUNSLENDER TONELESSATRESTEERO SEADOGEEKEGO LITTERMATEMAELSTROM ARABSILENTILDUCE LINESGASOHOLSTRETCH ANDRESSTIRSINZANILY WAYLAIDADOPTEDPAEAN IMLOSTBRITONMIND PENNYANTEEASTORANGE ELISKYAMYMAR WALKEXTRASCSIMIAMI SLEEKLYHERPAINELAM PIEFEATHERBEDBRA BATTLECRYHAPPYENDING BRAINDEADANSELARNIE CMONSOYSKITSJOES CROSSWORDSOLUTION

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I love leftovers. And one o f my favorite ways to use l eftovers is by turning them i nto a simple and satisfying h ash. (Heres a piece of trivia f or you! The word hash c omes from the french word hache, which means c hopped.) In foodie terms, hash is d efined as being a dish prep ared with cooked meat that h as been cut into small p ieces and cooked again w ith vegetables (most often p otatoes) and seasonings. Most of us are probably f amiliar with corned beef h ash, which is made from l eftover corned beef and m ashed potatoes and fried u p with onions to help Mom s tretch the grocery budget a l ittle bit. But, if you use your i magination and vary up the m eats and veggies you e mploy in your hash, you c an really liven up your l eftovers into a wonderful b reakfast, lunch or dinner.Healthy hash tipsTo make a great, nutritious hash, all you need is some leftover meat (or make a fresh dish by cracking open a package of ground meat or sausage), some vegetables and whatever spices you like. I have made delicious breakfast hash out of ground pork, sweet potatoes, spinach and apples. Ive also been known to fry up some Canadian bacon with purple potatoes, onions and cabbage, cracking a couple of eggs on the top and steaming them to a perfect sunny side up. Delicious! Sausage with squash and zucchini. Roast beef with turnip and potatoes. Leftover pulled pork with cabbage and apples. Bacon and Brussels sprouts with sweet potatoes, pecans and apples see how creative you can get with your combinations! If youre starting with cooked meat and leftover veggies, all you do is scramble everything together in a pan until its hot, and voila! Ready to eat. Ahash can still come together quickly if youre using raw ingredients, but take a little more care to build your layers of flavor. For example, if youre making a hash of ground pork, apples and sweet potatoes, you might want to cook the pork first. Then fry up some onion and sweet potatoes in the same pan with a bit of butter or bacon fat to get all the flavor of the brown bits at the bottom of the pan. When the sweet potato is half-cooked, add in some diced apple and maybe some leftover bacon (is there any such thing?). When that mixture is just about finished cooking, put the pork back in and toss in some diced apple. Season as you wish and enjoy. This is freestyle cooking at its best. Go ahead and experiment with combinations and come up with some new family favorites. Use last nights leftovers to save dinner tonight. Leanne Ely is a New York Times bestselling author of 'Body Clutter' and the Saving Dinner series. The Dinner Diva syndicated newspaper column appears in 250 newspapers nationwide. Learn how to cook great and save significant money with the Dinner Diva;s menus, recipes and shopping lists at www.savingdinner.com. Page B8 News-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 www.newssun.com DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; dec ads; 0 0 0 3 4 0 8 6 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 12/18/13; 0 0 0 3 4 6 0 3 Special to the News-SunSEBRING At the November meeting of the Womans Club of Sebring, Patricia Gangemi, corresponding secretary, read an article to the membership concerning Operation Helmet, regarding the blast and impact protecting helmet pads used by the troops to help prevent brain damage incurred in combat. The article stated that helmet pads originally requested by the military in their testimony to Congress in 2006 costing $35 each were rejected, and the government purchased substandard pads because they were cheaper. The cheaper helmet pads, still being distributed to the troops, are so hard that they cause migraine-type headaches, therefore the troops loosen the chin straps, which negates the effectiveness of the helmet pads. Agoodwill membership offering was taken, to which some additional money from the club treasury was added, and $140 was forward to Dr. Bob Meaders, retired U.S. Navy captain, to Operation Helmet in Montgomery, Texas. On Dec. 1, Gangemi received a letter of appreciation from Meaders, stating four helmet pads were purchased with the donation and they will be distributed to the troops. His letter also said, The claims of a small cost savings from using cheaper, harder helmet pads is false economy. The lifetime care of just one warrior disabled from a blast/impact brain injury exceeds $2.7 million, plus they are lost their families and to society. To date, due to donations from concerned America,s the number of troops who have received the potentially life-saving helmet pad is 68,000 men and women wa rriors. Interesting enough, thats the same number of combat troops currently servigin in Afghanistan. The GFWC Womans Clu b of Sebring welcomes the following nine new members who joined the final quarter of 2013: Sally Jo McDougall and Vera Hancock, sponsored by Barbara King and Bobbie Harrell; Marti Ann Mammarelli, sponsored by Betty Wickensimer and Phyllis Summers; Barbara Norling, sponsored by Judy Trier and Phyllis Summers; Barbara Sherr, sponsored by Vera Tague and Ann Tift; LuAnn Boudreau, sponsore d by Margie Bynum and Vicki Porter; Beverly J. SmithFord and Karen Bucklew, sponsored by Judy Trier and Barbara Norling; Helen McElroy, sponsored by Summers and Bonnie Wiltgen. If you think you would enjoy becoming a member of The GFWC Womans Club of Sebring, attend the next meeting on Jan. 13 by calling Margie Bynum, Membership chairwoman, a t 382-6007 for information or directions. The meetings consist of a social time, a delicious lunch, and a speak er followed by a business meeting. Being a community-minded organization, the club has various fundraising events from which portions of the proceeds are donated to fund local community organizations. GFWC Womans Club of Sebring holds November meeting Clubs & Organizations Lets hash it out! Food Dinner Diva Leanne Ely Emmanuel Guzman Maria del Carmen G uzman of Lake Placid a nnounces the birth of a son, E mmanuel Guzman on Dec. 1 3, 2013 at Highlands R egional Medical Center. Emmanuel weighed 7 p ounds, 8 ounces and was 1 9.5 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are E fyain Guzman and Zenaida O rozco. Kasynn Nobles Cynthia Denise Nobles of S ebring announces the birth o f a daughter, Kasynn Jo N obles, at 8:03 a.m. on Dec. 1 2, 2013 at Highlands R egional Medical Center. Kasynn weighed 7.8 p ounds and was 20 inches in l ength. Maternal grandparents are D ennis and Kim Nobles. Lucas Trevino Adam Trevino Jr. and Tiffany Keith of Frostproof announce the birth of a son, Lucas Reed Trevino, at 6:23 p.m. on Dec. 14, 2013 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Lucas weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19.25 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Maria and Dean Sylvester. Paternal grandparents are Dana Stiles, and Adam and Dolores Trevino. Births Celebrations Special to the News-SunSEBRING The GFWC W omans Clubhouse was b eautifully decorated with C hristmas trees, wreaths a nd poinsettias for the Dec. 9 meeting, which was hoste d by the Executive C ommittee Phyllis S ummers, Ruth Gault, T ootie Marschke, Vicki P orter, Johnell West, Pat G angemi, Dinah Metz and B onnie Wiltgen. The memb ers of the club filled two t ables with delicious tea s andwiches, punch, veggie t rays, candies and desserts. The business meeting w as replaced with a member gift exchange and a sing-a-long accompanied by Adam Ray on the piano. Margie Bynum, Membership chairwoman, presented this years new members with a tea cup and saucer from the Womans Club of Sebring. Major Vicki Stefanik, from The Salvation Army of Sebring, graciously accepted numerous unwrapped new toys for children up to 10 years of age that had been donated by the members in attendance. Phyllis Summers, club president, was surprised when the members presented her with a monetary gift in appreciation of her superior leadership and her endless efforts on behalf of the club. She said she hoped all return next year refreshed and ready to work on the upcoming fundraisers. 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Sebring Bridge Club Dec. 13 North/South Caroline Duncan and B arbara McNany first in A Bill George and Janet Lipe second in A Leila Reasbeck and Caryl B eckelman third in A Val Young and Pat S ickenger fourth in A Marilyn Miller and Bill S croggins second in B East/West June Smith and Diane K elsey first in A Shirley Holt and Arline H unter second in A Mary Beth Cordray and S teve Cordray third in A Jeri McDonald and Tom Staples fourth in A Karon Falk and Ron Bostic second in B Diane Beidler and Charles Terry second in C Dec. 11 North/South Diane Kelsey and Steve Cordray first in A Mary Ellen Anderson and June Smith second in A Leila Reasbeck and Val Young third in A Glenda May and Shirley Holt fourth in A Ethel Cronshaw and Dennis Larson third in B Ron Bostic and Judy Madeline second in C East/West Marilyn Redenbarger and Jim Pollard first in A Beth Sayre and Jack Sayre second in A Mike Hughes and Mary Beth Cordray third in A Jerry and Paula Brennan fourth in A Dec. 9 North/South Cordrays first in A M. Like/C. Tracy second in A Sayres third in A Lenhardts tied for fourth and fith in A E. Kearns/V. Young tied for fourth and fith in A Boyers second in C East/West R. Harris/M.E. Anderson first in A C. Terry/H. Lonstein second in A M. Hughes/W. George tied for third and fourth in A D. Kelsey/S. Popham tied for third and fourth in A K. Galk/K. Miller second in C LAKE PLACID The J an. 19 c ouponingmeetinghas been c ancelled and will be held o n Sunday, Feb. 16 instead. J oLynne will be giving i nstructions on making laund ry detergent for next to n othing.Stay tuned. We had a great response f rom the Village regarding t he best decorated homes, a nd the Dalton Gang made t heir rounds before the P LHOAmeeting to do the j udging. The winner was a nnounced Dec. 16, and r eceived a gift basket and p laque. Areminder about t ires:The haulers will pick u p six tires per year, per resi dent, free of charge. After t he limit of six is reached, t here will be a fee per tire. C all 655-0005 for pickup of o il, tires, batteries and applia nces. The town hall is not a d umping ground. We will h ave another litter campaign a t a later date, probably in M arch. We are having our rumm age sale in February, and w e welcome your cast-offs. C all Bonnie at 465-4888 if y ou need help with large a rticles. The Placid Lakes Social C ircle will be having their m eeting on Jan. 2 at the P lacid Lakes Country Club s tarting at 4 p.m. There will b e a day trip to the Sarasota D og Track on Jan. 20, with p ickup at the Publix parking l ot in Lake Placid. The Circle welcomes a nyone and everyone. It is n ot restricted to Placid Lakes r esidents, so come on down a nd join us. We have a great t ime all the time. Stay well! LAKE PLACID What w onderful weather central F lorida is having. It was s uch a pleasure to bike over t o the clubhouse Saturday m orning for the Mens P ancake Breakfast. They s erved 80 people. The Monday morning coff ee was made and hosted by D uane and Joy Dean. The emcee was Peggy Sue Teague. She introduced Jodi Susco, our manager, and she asked us to please, dont use your carport as a storage shed; and please, dont take your used furniture or appliance over to the Dumpster area as it is not our job to get rid of it. We were happy to welcome back Helen Todd from Canton, Ohio; Mick Willeke from Ohio; and Norma and Herman Smidler from Indiana. Marysue Willeke took Carol Noels place as the sunshine person and told that Fran Buero and Tom Hoover are in the hospital with heart trouble; Sharon Becan and Shirley Woodruff are also in the hospital. Be sure to sign the sheets for the Get Well cards. Stephanie Schechter stopped by and told that she is one of the youngest greatgrandmothers; Im sure that she probably is. Her granddaughter, Tori, the mother, and father Robbie are the parents of the great-grandchild, Leon Christopher Atkins. He was born Nov. 21 and weighed in at 7 pounds, 14 ounces. Dee Peterson has stepped in and is organizing the Christmas caroling in the park. It will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21. We will meet at the clubhouse. Bring finger food to go with hot chocolate to be eaten after caroling. Be sure to decorate your golf cart as it will give our traveling through the park an added touch. Remember last year, caroling was such a rewarding experience and we enjoyed it so. The Christmas dinner will be Christmas Day at 4 p.m. It will be a festive ham dinner with all the trimmings. You are asked to bring a dish to pass and hopefully you have bought your ticket so that youre expected. Door prizes can be won from those tickets. The New Years Eve party and dance will be Dec. 31. The social time will start at 7 p.m. Toney and Diana, DJs and karaoke, will supply the music and will start playing at 8 p.m. and will play until midnight. BYOB and hors doeuvre to share. Ice will be supplied. You can buy your tickets at the coffees on Monday or contact Arlene Dammer at 699-2875 or Shelly Bushman at (231) 742-0741 or Pat Smith at (931) 200-9764. The ladies coffee was made by Marilyn Cromer and she led the meeting. New faces at the meeting were Janet Tyre from Indiana and Pat Boggs from Illinois. We sang Happy Anniversary to Sandy Brown. Judy Muise told that she and Mary Pelfrey are hosting an eightday Caribbean cruise for Jan. 25-Feb. 2. The bus for the cruise will leave from Tropical Harbor to Fort Lauderdale. There are 54 people leaving from our park. Agood time will be had by all. Anyone else still interested, call Judy at 2600069. Diane Bennett asked us to save our milk jugs and buy candles for the luminaries for Christmas Eve. This is a big job and Diane needs street captains as well as a lot of help. We have around 2,500 luminaries in the park on Christmas Eve. Vickie Eckelberry is our go between for Straight Up. Each week we donate and Vickie takes the items to them. It was so good to see Cheron Piper, a former resident, in the park on Tuesday. She looked so great. Tuesday was the monthly noon carry-in. Grace Becker was in charge and said grace. We only had two tables and we could have had so many more. You dont know what your missing by not coming. We even trade recipes. The Holy child is waiting to be born in every instant, not just once a year. Page B10 News-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; dec ads; 0 0 0 3 4 0 8 1 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; dec ads p/u; 0 0 0 3 4 0 8 3 Courtesy photo Aktion Club of Highlands County members Ralph Meyers (left) and Eva Monk (right) drop off $200 insidetwo giant baby bottlestoFamily Safehouseshelter manager Christy Cheshire. The Aktion Club also donated two beds, a television and Welcome Home package filled with cleaning supplies, dishes and items for a mother and her children to start out in theirnew home. The club raised the money by serving barbecue lunches at the Ridge Area Arc Fall Festival Hoedown in November. The Safehouse used the money to buy diapers and other baby supplies for the children in the shelter. Friends & Neighbors Since April 6, 2005 I have been writing for the News-Sun on a monthly basis. Never in all that time added together did I ever set such a response as I did to last months Ink? ... In a Bottle? Emails and calls. Why do you suppose? Nostalgia? Did one have fond memories of getting ones braids dipped in the ink on the desk of the cute boy who sat behind you in school? Or are you that boy doing the dastardly deed? Was it the desire for the feel of a smooth writing instrument that responded to our old time cursive writing style? People sent me addresses of places where I could get my pens repaired; places where I could buy special inks. Another would send me ink if I liked. There were admonitions never to put India ink in my fountain pen. I feel touched and rewarded by the responses, but some people wanted to know about clock repair. I guess because the wording and terminology I used such as differentiate the difference between repair vs. restore and I used antique clocks as an example. So as a public service I am reprinting an article I wrote in Paumanok the Magazine of Long Island Living, Vol. 1, No. 6, November 1973. The 10 most common causes a clock wont run and what to do about it: 1. Clock not wound Wind! Most American clocks require eight to 14 quarter turns to be fully wound. When a clock is only partially wound, it tends to run slow and strike erratically. 2. Pendulum has not been given a good swing Push gently and listen for a tick. The variation in swings on an average clock is from 7-35 degrees. 3. Clock not in beat Even striking of the escape teeth on the entry and exit pallets is an indication of a good beat. To adjust on American, bend the crutch rod. On a better quality clock with a clutch on pallet rotate pallets Grandfather auxiliary adjustment at the bottom of crutch rod. 4. Suspension spring damaged, bent or incorrect strength Replace spring. 5. Dirty, rusty or gummy mainsprings (America n type-open) Let springs down and clean; then apply film of oil. See page 49 and 50 (Co6, 7, 8) 6. Dirty movement Clean mechanically with good commercial clock or watch cleaner. (See L&R Flyer) 7. Pallet bushings Bushings are critical at th e pallet assembly over .005 inches freedom is not allowable if the clock is to run. Ream, and replace (clock must be disassembled). (See page 37 and 3 9) 8. Escape wheel bushings Those on the escape wheel are critical .005 inches are not allowable. Rebush or close; clock must be disassembled. 9. Suspension rod play A. Hangs up in crutch Slip fit is required. Open crutch for proper fit. B. Too much play in the crutch Tighten to proper slip action. 10. Run side inoperative Remove pallet assembly Train should run free, if not, inspect all gears for damage. Check main barrel shaft for smooth slip fit action. Copywrite 1971 Edward B. Carter, Timely Organization, Inc. To answer the question of whom to take a clock for repair, I never recommend anyone because if it isnt done right, they might come back to Ed to fix. He wouldnt like that. I do say avoid the little old man who tinkers with movements or the guy who sug gests you replace the old works with an electrical movement. Sarasota, Orlando or Fort Pierce have competent people. It is a simple fact that with the best restoration i f when you place it on your wall or mantel it usually wont run less it is level in a plus position that is left to right and back to front. As to what time is it in our house ... any clock th at is wound and is not fast or slow tells time, but we use Eds Atomic watch. Pearl Carter is a resident of Lake Placid. Email her at timely87@comcast.net The most common reasons why a clock wont run Pearls Pearls Pearl Carter Placid Lakes Party Line B y Susie Lee Tropical Harbor Estates B y Arlene Clouston Aktion Club donates to Safehouse Scoreboard Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 r

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www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 Page B11 Diversions/Puzzles T WOOUTSBy PATRICK BERRY ACROSS 1 Palindromic band name 5 Toscas feeling for Cavaradossi 10 Spring for a vacation 13 Hawaiian tourist purchases 17 ___ yourself 19 Cow catcher 20 Red-wine drinkers paradise? 22 Employee at the Ron Paul Archive? 24 Pitch that fixes everything? 25 Strange Magic band, briefly 26 Dollar bill featuring a portrait of Duran Durans lead singer? 28 IRS Form 5498 subject 29 Street caution 31 Ball with a yellow stripe 32 Shiner? 33 Willowy 37 Like a robots voice 39 Still 41 Architect Saarinen 42 Blue expanse 43 Follow closely 44 Hair-raising shout 46 ___ te absolvo (priests phrase) 47 The one puppy that can read? 53 Creator of perfect whirlpools? 56 Baath Party member 57 Uncommunicative 59 Political title of the 1930s-s 60 Counter formations 62 Mix in a tank 64 Overextend oneself? 68 Classical guitarist Segovia 70 Adds to the batter, say 72 In a kooky manner 73 Buttonholed 75 Given a home 77 Triumphant song 78 This isnt making sense 80 Whom John Bull symbolizes 82 Have an objection 83 Minor-league championship flag? 86 Alienate a New Jersey city? 88 Biblical priest of Shiloh 89 Blue expanse 90 Man of Steel actress Adams 92 Sully 93 Go on strike 95 Film crowd 97 CBS spinoff that ran for 10 seasons 102 How sports cars are contoured 105 Cover ___ Face (P. D. Jamess first novel) 106 Distress 107 Actor Jack of oaters 108 Cousin of a crumble 109 Begat a soft place to sleep? 112 Burlesque garment 113 Charge!, to Duracells? 117 Satisfying finale coming to pass? 119 Labeled idiotic? 120 First name in photography 121 Nickname for Palmer 122 Dont be a spoilsport! 123 Savory condiment 124 Variety-show fodder 125 Trader ___ DOWN 1 Most qualified 2 Relative of S.O.S 3 Galoot 4 One-hit wonder? 5 Friend of dArtagnan 6 Thick bunch? 7 Venture a thought 8 Unfeigned 9 Miranda of the Miranda warning 10 Avoid 11 Course listing 12 Percussion instrument in Maxwells Silver Hammer 13 Sophisticated 14 Automaker that started as a bicycle company 15 Bent pipe 16 Shes a good old worker and a good old pal, in song 18 Med. workplaces 20 Tea go-with 21 Days of Heaven costar 23 Would-be singers liabilities 27 Little town 30 Site of a 1963 J.F.K. speech 33 Chargers and coursers 34 Forest game 35 By that logic 36 Boarders domain 38 Director Daniels of The Butler 39 Of the lymph glands 40 Signet-ring feature 45 Dropper? 47 Steven Bochco series 48 Youngest of Chekhovs Three Sisters 49 Eldest Best Actress winner 50 Acronymic aircraft name 51 Wistful remark 52 With a will 53 Its well regulated in the Constitution 54 Quarrel 55 Lovergirl singer 58 Pulsation 61 Morally degraded 63 Fish hawks 65 Cross-promotion 66 Streetcar sound 67 Chrissie in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 69 Start of a George Eliot title 71 N.B.A. team originally called the Americans 74 Elephants opposite, symbolically 76 URL component 79 Zeus swore oaths upon it 81 Excited Oscars attendee 83 Nave furniture 84 Airline that doesnt fly on religious holidays 85 Khartoums river 87 Run headlong into 90 Datum in a house listing 91 ___ Vineyard 94 Confined 96 I thought ____ never leave! 97 Pile on the floor 98 Soothsayers of old 99 Person prone to sunburn 100 Last Hitchcock film with Tippi Hedren 101 Some Google search results 103 Hot pot locale 104 English film-festival city 106 It hits the spot, per old radio ads 109 Begin to show wear 110 Yarn quantity 111 Hair strands? 113 EastEnders network 114 Shot spot 115 Metaphysical concept 116 Fortune cover subj. 118 Longtime Sixers nickname 1234 56789 10111213141516 17 1819 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 3031 32 33 343536 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 4445 46 474849 505152 53 5455 56 57 5859 60 6162 63 64 656667 68 6970 7172 73 7475 7677 78 79 80 8182 838485 86 87 88 89 9091 92 93 94 9596 9798 99100101 102 103104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111112 113114115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 Solution on page B7 What happens when things do not go as planned at the checkout lane? Many couponers from beginners to pros stress over the checkout lane, afraid of what will happen, and it can be nerve racking if you are not prepared. Cashiers are the last person you see at the store and try to make it a nice experience. I love my cashiers, especially the ones that are just as excited to helping customers save money. It may not always happen this way, but by knowing how to react to a situation at checkout you can make it a good experience. Here are my top 5 checkout lane mishaps. 1. My coupon will not scan: Eek, what do you do when the coupon will not scan? Take a breath; the cashier should try to rescan the coupon. If that doesnt work check to make sure the product purchased matches the coupon. It is easy to miss the fine print with the correct size. Another possibility is the ink is too light on the coupon and not matter what the coupon just will not scan. At this point it is up to the store and their coupon policy. Some stores will not allow cashiers to manually override the coupon especially printable coupons. It will help to have the coupon policy handy or to know the policy for that store. 2. My coupon scanned, but the total did not change: Many coupons will still beep as if the amount has been deducted but it can happen ever-so often that the coupon will beep like it is being accepted and the money is not deducted from the total. It could be the register needs the cashier to type in a code, department name or information. Many things can cause this to happen, but remember to be calm and that more than likely is not the cashiers fault. If your receipt is incorrect, simply take it up with the customer service manager or store manager instead of the cashier. Savvy Savings Tip: Have an idea of how much you will save/spend. I like to give my coupons at the end of the transaction. If my kids are with me, they know this is quiet time. Having your coupons scanned at the end will help you watch the total and the coupon deductions. 3. My total is not correct: For many couponers new and old, there is nothing more embarrassing than getting up to the checkout lane at the store only to find out your total is much higher than expected. If your budget technique is cash only, this can be a pro blem. Have an idea of what your total will be after coupons so you can catch it before the end of the transaction. If something rang up wrong or they missed a coupon, take it up to customer service for the refund. 4. The cashierwill not take my coupon: Many coupons will print with a store logo on the coupon bu t if it says manufacturer coupon on the coupon it ca n be used at ANYstore. (not just the one pictured on the coupon). Explaining this nicely to the cashier will help, if not you may need a manager or wait until you checkout and take it to customer service for a refund. 5. Organization is key: Before heading to checkout take a minute and make sure your coupons are easy to access and if I am doing multiple transactions that everything is ready. Even with kids it is possible to have a little organization to your coupons. I am unorgan ized in most areas of my lif e except coupons. My coupon s look like Martha Stewart waved her magic wand over them :-) Don't forget to smile and be nice to your cashiers. A smile will usually make everything better even when you do not feel like smiling. It will make a difference in your life and even the cashier. Tanya Senseney has over 16 years experience saving & teaching others how to reduce their monthly grocery budget and give back to the community. Her focus and passion is to teach others how to never go without. In addition to her workshops, Tanya is a syndicated columnist and radio show personality. Tanya travels the country to speak at numerous workshops and events to teach, enlighten and engage audiences large and small on how to shop for FREE. Contact Tanya for more information at www.DivineSavings.com/. Top 5 checkout lane mishaps DearAbby: Acouple of years ago, my husband informed me that he likes to dress in womens clothing. Since then he has read books, is seeing a counselor, and the reality is, he is transgender. He now wears his hair long and has long fingernails. I have tried to be understanding and have gone places with him when he is dressed as a woman. He has met other transgender people who have either made the full transition or are content without it. I allow my husband time with these new friends without me. I did feel weird that he was clothes shopping and going to movies with his new friends. I have reconciled with these activities and Im OK with them so far. But I have told him that if he decides to change his gender to female, I will not be able to be married to him. Hes on hormones at the moment and has told me he plans to start testosterone blockers. I love him, Abby, but not the woman side of him. Am I unreasonable to put a boundary on my marriage? He thinks if he slowly eases me into the idea that it will be OK. He says I am his world and I should love him no matter what gender he is. Am I being selfish? Somewhere in the Northwest DearSomewhere: You appear to be a loving and accepting wife. You may be your husbands world, but his world is changing and along with it, so is yours. It is not selfish to take care of yourself. You did not enter your marriage to be partnered with another woman, and you should not be made to feel guilty remaining with one if its not what you want. Some spouses stay together; others just cant. If you havent heard of the Straight Spouse Network, it is a confidential support network of current or former heterosexual spouses or partners of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender mates. It was founded in 1991, and its mission is to help straight spouses or partners cope with coming-out issues, and help mixed-orientation couples and their children build bridges of understanding. To learn more about it and find a support group near you, visit www.straightspouse.org. DearAbby: I have always had an extremely close relationship with my little sister. Last year, I graduated from high school and left for university. It was hard for both of us. My college is an hour away from where my family lives, so even though I live on campus, I try to come home whenever I can to visit on weekends. Lately it seems like my little sister has emotionally distanced herself from me. She doesnt confide in me anymore, shows little interest in my life, and it has gotten to the point where she barely acknowledges me in public. I have tried talking to her about it and telling her how much it hurts me, but she tells me Im overreacting and to stop being stupid. My mom says she does this with everyone and that this is typical for a 14-yearold teenager, but it breaks my heart to be so excluded from her life. Is this just a phase I have to learn to deal with and accept? What should I do? Sad Big Sister in Switzerland DearBig Sister: Your sister is growing up, and part of that process means becoming an individual. Right now she is trying to figure out who she is, apart from the family she loves including you. Im sure she isnt intentionally trying to hurt your feelings. Because you were so close, she may have felt abandoned when you left for college. Your mother is right about this. Let your sister evolve. Shell be back. Accept it for now. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Good advice for everyone teens to seniors is in The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It. To order, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) Husband on gender journey wants his wife to go along Savings Diva Tanya Senseney Dear Abby ORLANDO(AP) M ore entertainers have c anceled their appeara nces at SeaWorld O rlando following the r ecent release of a docum entary that raises quest ions about the effects of c aptivity on whales. Representatives for T risha Yearwood and M artina McBride conf irmed Monday that the c ountry singers have j oined the ranks of r ecording artists who h ave pulled out of perf orming at the parks F ebruary concert series, B ands, Brew and BBQ. They joined Barenaked L adies, Willie Nelson and H eart in canceling their a ppearances. The documentary, Blackfish, explores w hat may have caused a 1 2,000-pound orca named T ilikum to kill veteran S eaWorld trainer Dawn B rancheau in 2010. T ilikum pulled her into a p ool. The orca was also i nvolved in two other d eaths. Beyonce sells 617,000 albums in 3 days on iTunes NEWYORK (AP) B eyonces new album has s old more 600,000 units i n its first three days. Beyonces fifth album w as released early Friday m orning exclusively on i Tunes. Apple said M onday that the album s old 617,213 in its U.S. i Tunes Store. Yearwood, McBride cancel at SeaWorld

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Page B12 News-SunWednesday, December 18, 2013 www.newssun.com This past weekend I was in M yakka City visiting my greatg randmother for our big family C hristmas. We always get the w hole family together on a Sunday b efore Christmas to celebrate so t hat the individual families can c elebrate at home on Christmas d ay. It was awesome to spend time w ith my great-gran, my grannie a nd my mom. Seeing the smile on G reat Grans face having all of her c hildren, grandchildren, greatg randchildren and great-greatg randchildren made me realize h ow lucky we are to have someone a s special as her in our lives. At 95 y ears young she seems like she is a lways having fun and is cracking j okes and putting smiles on every f ace she sees. The night before we went to M yakka, Lauren said she wanted s ome curry. We have a great Indian r estaurant that we could have gone t o, however I decided to just make i t myself. I went to the store and got some b asmati rice, cashews, yogurt, cott age cheese, green peas, carrots, a nd some red curry paste. I had some chicken at home a lready so I decided to make c hicken curry. First I made the s auce by heating the plain yogurt a nd adding the curry paste and the c ottage cheese. I let that simmer w ith the carrots and peas until the c arrots were tender. Then I cooked t he rice as directed on the packagi ng. It was raining out that night s o I didnt grill the chicken. I just p an roasted the chicken breast u ntil it reached an internal tempera ture of 165 degrees. I also had some broccoli in our f ridge, so I blanched the broccoli w hile the chicken was cooking. A fter everything was done I made a nice pile of rice on our plates, t hen sliced the chicken breasts into m edallions and fanned them a round the rice. Next, I topped the r ice with the broccoli and the s auce. I garnished the dish with t he cashews and some fresh c ilantro. It was a simple dish that we r eally enjoyed and I look forward t o making it again soon. I hope y ou make this dish and enjoy it w ith family and friends. Cheers, Chef. Curry chicken 2 boneless/skinless chicken b reast 1 ounce red curry paste 2 ounces whole cashews 1 cup basmati rice 8 ounces of broccoli florets 2 ounces of frozen green peas 2 ounces of diced carrots 6 ounces plain yogurt 2 ounces of cottage cheese 1/2 ounce fresh chopped c ilantro 1. Season chicken with salt and p epper then cook until it reaches 1 65 degrees internally 2. Heat yogurt with the curry, c arrots, peas and cheese 3. Cook rice as directed on the p ackage 4. Blanch the broccoli to your l iking 5. Chop cilantro 6. Slice cooked chicken and p late it with the rice 7. Top rice with broccoli, sauce, c ashews and cilantro Tim Spain is System Executive Chef with Florida Hospital Heartland M edical Center and Morrison H ealthcare Food Service. He can be reached by email at timmiespain@iammorrison.com/. Curry it up Whats Cooking Chefs Corner Tim Spain Family FeaturesStrawberries are a quick and easy snack for adults and children. Its no wonder why theyre a top fruit juice in kitchens and lunchboxes everywhere. Plus, these tasty fruits are packed with almost 140 percent of immune system boosting vitamin C. Strawberries always put a smile on my face, says Chef Justin Timineri, executive chef and culinary ambassador, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. My favori te recipe for them is to simply Rinse, eat and repeat. You can find more snack ideas and recipes at http://bit.ly/floridaberries. How to buy Choose strawberries that are plump, fragrant and firm, with no signs of bruising or leaking.How to store Its best to eat strawberries on the day of purchase. You can freeze strawberries by hulling, lightly washing and drying them. Arrange in a single layer before placing in the freezer. Hulling tips Never hull strawberries until after they have been washed or they will absorb too much water and become mushy. Strawberry Dessert Pizza Yield: 2 to 3 servings Crust: 1/2 pound butter, two sticks 2/3 cup sugar 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour Topping: 1 8-ounce package cream cheese 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons sugar 3 pints Florida strawberries Glaze: 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon water To make crust, cream together butter and sugar with mixer until fluffy. Add egg, baking powder, salt and vanilla extract until mixture is smooth. Add flour and mix until smooth dough is formed. Place finished dough in between two sheets of wax paper and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Remove from refrigerator and roll dough out to 1/4-inch thickness and in round shape. Place dough in greased 12-inch pizza pan and bake in preheated 350 F oven for 25 minutes or until crust is light brown. Cool completely. To make topping, combine cream cheese, honey and sugar until smooth. Spread evenly over cooled cookie crust, leaving 1/2-inch border uncovered. Place sliced strawberries around outside border; fill in middle of pizza. To make glaze, combine honey and water; brush over top of finished pizza. Kids Can: Glaze top of finished pizza. Place sliced strawberries on top of pizza. Grown Up Alert: Adults should help with oven.Strawberry-Mango Milkshake Yield: 3 servings 3 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup low-fat milk 6 ice cubes 1/3 cup plain yogurt 10 Florida strawberries, hulled 1 mango, peeled and sliced Garnish: 1 dollop whipped cream 1 Florida strawberry 1 slice of mango Put everything but fruit into blender; blend on low, gradually increasing speed. Once smooth, add fruit and finish blending until completely smooth. Pour into tall glass and enjoy. Fluffy Stuffed Strawberries Yield: 16 servings 1 pound Florida strawberries 8 ounces low-fat cream cheese, softened 3 ounces low-fat yogurt 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract Cut stems off strawberries and carefully scoop out 2/3 of inside with knife or spoon, creating a cup. Be careful not to make any holes. Cut piece off bottom tip of strawberries to allow them to stand up. Beat cream cheese and yogurt until fluffy. Fold in vanilla extract. Working in batches, place cheese mixture into pastry or sealable bag with small corner cut off. Fill strawberries with cheese mixture. Garnish with mint and serve. Kids Can: Place cheese mixture into pastry bag and fill strawberries. Grown Up Alert: Adults should stem the strawberries. Strawberry Muffins Yield: 12 servings 1 1/2 cups Florida strawberries, chopped 3/4 cup sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, unsifted 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Combine strawberries and 1/2 cup sugar in small bowl. Set aside for 1 hour. Drain and reserve liquid and strawberries separately. Preheat oven to 425 F. Combine flour, baking soda, nutmeg and salt. Set aside. Mix eggs, butter, vanilla extract, remaining sugar and liquid from strawberries in medium bowl. Add flour mixture. Stir until combined. Fold in reserved strawberries. Spoon into 12 greased muffin cups. Bake for approximately 20 minutes. Serve warm.