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N EWS -S UN Friday-Saturday, January 10-11, 2014 Volume 95/Number 5 | 50 cents www.newssun .com Classifieds A7 Community BriefsA2 Dear Abby B9 Editorial & OpinionA4 Healthy LivingB5 Obituaries A6 Puzzles B9 Religion B6 Sports B1 Index Showers possible High 82 Low 65Details, A10 Battery, robbery Blowout Fells wont run again Another store robbed in Avon Park Fells Clark Shoop only one to file for mayor race County to restart housing assistance program Harold Waters, 48, points out where he banged on the side door of 3320 Main Ave. and got his neighbor out just before the mobile home became fully engulfed in flames. Fairmont Mobile Estates is a close-knit community, Waters said, and he knew his neighbor across the street was probably asleep, alone and didnt know she was in danger. Country Club Utilities asks for more time Says district had errors in its report Harris Neighbor saves woman from mobile home fire Fire in same community where four pedestrians were hit by truck Saturday Surprise registers on the face of Luci Torres, Lake Placid High School senior, as she and Avon Park High School senior Jovani Hernandez learn they both received $40,000 Leader 4 Life Fellowships. Pictured are (from left) Lucis father Jos Torres; Luci; Jovani, and Highlands County Superintendent of Schools Wally Cox. Two local students receive rare $40K honor Torres, Hernandez earn Take Stock In Children Leaders 4 Life Fellowships

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Page A2 News-SunFriday, January 10, 2014 www.newssun.com Lottery Center Expect delays on Marguerite Historical Society winter meeting set Dance Club hosts The Skylarks Showcase of Talent this weekend Music comes to Under the Oaks Opry Legion hosts Oratorical contest Womans Club hosts appraisal event Sebring Hills host pancake breakfast Cheerleaders serve lasagna EAA hosts pancake breakfast Community Briefs Case Western Reserve University students Katie Kleinberg and Kate Lupica work to build a bench in the amphitheater at Highlands Hammock State Park Wednesday along side their fellow Habitat for Humanity volunteers. Students help spruce up Hammock amphitheater Fetters featured at HAL reception today Question: Do you think legalized marijuana will cause trouble in Colorado and Washington? Yes 52.8% No 47.2% Total votes: 248 www.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at City denied full request for legal fees

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ANOTHERVIEWPOINT Editorial & Opinion 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.watson@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.comTERRI LEEExt. 509terri.lee@newssun.com Page A4 News-SunFriday, January 10, 2014 www.newssun.com Yoho, R-Gainesville, last m onth introduced two measu res related to the A ffordable Care Act. Not s urprisingly, theyre more a bout firing up his tea-party b ase than seriously addressi ng the countrys challenges i nvolving health care covera ge and costs. The Nullifying the U nconstitutional Mandate B y Evaluating Results, or N UMBER, Act would repeal t he Affordable Care Act if t he Obama administration f ails to meet its goal of 7 m illion people being e nrolled in health-care e xchanges by March 31. The Government Lacks Insight To Choose Health, or GLITCH, Act would implement a 5 percent salary cut for Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for each month that the heathcare.gov website isnt fully functional. Were all for holding Sebelius or another administration official accountable for the disastrous rollout of the website. In fact, Yoho had a strong case in joining 33 other House Republicans in calling for Sebeliusresignation. But cutting her pay is politics at its most petty. Yohos first bill is similarly silly. Its not as if he hopes the measure will create pressure that leads to the enrollment goals being met. Instead, hes rooting for the Affordable Care Acts failure without offering any alternative that covers millions of uninsured Americans. While we dont expect Yoho to become a cheerleader for the Affordable Care Act any time soon, he should lay off legislation that lacks even a remote shot of becoming law. Throwing bombs at the presidents signature achievement may please the tea party, but it does nothing to improve the lives of Yohos constituents. An editorial from the Gainesville Sun. Throwing bombs at Obamacare not helping I f only U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho put as much energy into writing bills with a realistic shot at becoming law as he d id crafting clever acronyms. As the dust settles over A&Es Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertsons interview in GQ, Id like to offer a challenge to all who defended his right to wax nostalgic about how happy black people were before the civil rights era (also stating that Shintoism is basically Nazism and homosexuality is basically bestiality). To all those who rushed to Robertsons defense invoking the First Amendment of the Constitution, specifically free speech in an effort to immunize against any repercussions Id like to dare you folks to defend controversial speech that doesnt fit your worldview. If you really believe in free speech, if you really think its in danger of being abridged, if you really believe its an absolute right of living in a free country then stand up for liberals who say dumb things too. Rally for Alec Baldwin. How about the governor of Louisiana spend an afternoon tweeting support for Martin Bashirs alleged right to a basic cable show. Get some Change.org petitions going. Get these people back on TV! In 2010, Sarah Palin called for President Obamas then chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, to be fired because he privately used the word retarded. Palin was so offended by the word retard she equated it to the N-word (then later passionately defended the use of the Nword when Dr. Laura was the one slinging it across the airwaves). Palin cited her child with Down Syndrome as the reason Rahm should lose his job for his potty mouth. She wrote on Facebook: I would ask the president to show decency in this process by eliminating one member of that inner circle, Mr. Rahm Emanuel, and not allow Rahms continued indecent tactics to cloud efforts. I have no idea what indecent tactics to cloud efforts means but I defend her right to use her random thesaurus generator app to create fake controversies against her political enemies. Corporations should not have to sponsor people who say things which will hurt their brand. Thats their choice. Its, in the literal sense, their business. The Constitution is about what the government can and cant do not what A&E execs can and cant do. Thats the issue I have with privatization: It erodes liberties ensured by the government. But also, my telling you to shut up is not infringing on your constitutional rights. There is no law or ordinance against private citizens telling each other to shut their yap traps, nor should there be. The First Amendment is about the government specifically Congress not creating laws to curb speech. That being said you the chattering class of conservative culture war mer cenaries; you the Trumpedup, tooth-bleached, memodriven, outrage industrial complex genuflectors; you the good-old-days evangelizing, controversy-touting, overly aghast gasbags: You dont actually believe in free speech. So shut up. Why am I convinced Americas right wing is n ot a bastion of unfettered uninterrupted speech impunity? Ill sum it up in one name: Shirley Sherrod. There was no 24-hour news cycle defense of Shirley Sherrod being able to say whatever she wanted without consequence. No. Her words were taken out of context edited with an agenda and she lost her job as Georgia State Director of Rural Development along with her reputation. Did anyone at Fox News stand up and raise an inaccurate interpretation of the scope of the First Amendment to defend Ms. Sherrod? No. Theyre for selective free speech. Its like sayin g everyone has an absolute right to own a gun as long as youre a Republican. Then you are not actually for the absolute right to own a gun. Youre for the absolute rights of Republicans. So heres my plea to the decency police Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, Gov. Bobby Jindal and their many parrots: Defen d speech you dont agree with. Stand up for the right to an opinion you dont share. Phil Robertson isnt the first right wing public figure to say racist and flatly stupid things in a magazine profile. He wont be the last. But if Free Speech is actually something you believe in then youll be for it when speech is offe nsive to you, not just when its offensive to those you oppose. Tina Dupuy is a nationally syndicated op-ed columnist, investigative journalist, awardwinning writer, stand-up comic, on-air commentator and wedge issue fan. Tina can be reached at tinadupuy@yahoo.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. OK, GOP, defend speech you dont agree with Guest Column Tina Dupuy 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 400 words. 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. d by the same writers, letters are limited to two pe r month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opin ion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun. Congratulations, Mr. O bama, sequestration has b een your most successful f ederal program! Thats what some pundits a re saying in response to the P residents report that our n ational deficit is less than h alf of what it was four y ears ago. On the surface, this cert ainly would be worthy of n ational applause for the s equester cuts in spending. However, not every journ alist accepted the White H ouse deficit report as truthf ul. Some went digging. One of those diggers is F iscal Times reporter Tom B lumer. Mr. Blumer has been bori ng into the boring numbers o f financial statements and r eports for years. Here is w hat he found with the O bama Administrations f inal Monthly Treasury S tatement of fiscal 2013: They used phony numbers i n the early years to make O bamas numbers look good. In the world of politics, t hough, this isnt considered lying. Its puffery, even i f the outcome is the same as a lie. Lets start with the big p uff: The Obama A dministration claims they c ut the deficit, which is simp ly how much more money t he federal government s pends than it takes in, by o ver half of what it was four y ears ago. The current d eficit is reported as 680 billion dollars. Tom explains that while the Obama Administration is quick to remind everyone that the President inherited a deficit of over a trillion dollars, they also frontloaded the 2009 numbers to include over $170 billion in phantom paper losses and other gimmicks. Tom writes, Until March of 2009, the government had treated TARPmonies lent or invested in financial institutions and other entities as direct outlays. In April (2013), it retroactively began accounting for those amounts, totaling over $350 billion, as investments. Accounting for TARPas a collection of investments separate from the day-to-day operations of the rest of the government was a defensible move. What was not proper was Treasurys arbitrary decision at the same time to record an estimated loss of $178.2 billion on those investments as an additional government outlay. Since outlays are supposed to represent disbursements of cash, the unrealized TARPloss was not an outlay in any real sense. This non-cash accounting entry served a useful administration purpose, namely to push as much bad newsas possible into fiscal 2009 so that subsequent years might look better. But wait, theres more. Treasury then downsized the TARPlosses to just $41.6 billion and the Obama administration simply ignored this and kept the larger $178.2 billion in the 2009 report. Wow. Instant $137 billion dollar improvement in the deficit without having to actually do anything except fudge the numbers. Treasury did enter some reductions in 2010, making it look like there was improvement. Then, the Treasury entered a one-time payment by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to their bottom line. How much? $97 billion according to Blumer. Problem is, that 97 billion dollars is not going to recur and so does not affect the deficit. Then the Obama Administration added about 300 billion dollars more spending to the 2009 numbers, which was actually his own stimulus spending, not that of President Bush. Blumer also reports the supposed $1.238 trillion Bush deficit was not even close to $1.238 trillion. Plus, spending under President Obama has increased from $2.7 trillion in 2008 to $3.3 trillion. The deficit reduction is nowhere near half. Closer to 0-16 percent. As for the sequester, well, thats really a separate topic. There were some economists who predicted early on in 2013 that the sequester cuts could throw the country back into recession. Many were recruited by the liberal activist Roger Hickey, president of Campaign for Americas Future, to even sign onto a public statement claiming it actually would. Lets just say that signing onto a statement about the economy written by Campaign for Americas Future sure hasnt helped the credibility of those economists who did. Not only did another recession not occur, most economists are now predicting more growth in 2014. Lets hope there is real improvement this year in the real world, not just the alternate universe of White House press releases. Rick Jensen is Delawares award-winning conservative talk show host atreaming live on WDEL.com from 1-4 p.m. Contact Rick at rick@wdel.com, or follow him on Twitter @Jensen1150WDEL/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. The Big Puff: Obamas shrinking deficit Guest Column Dr. Diana Carr

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www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, January 10, 2014 Page A5 Kara Nichole Bodiford Victor Lee Bautista Two charged with beating, robbing man in front of son County gets back into housing assistance program Election qualifying ends Jan. 17 in Sebring Store robbed in AP A mobile home now sits as a pile of soot and rubble at 3320 Maine Ave. in Fairmont Mobile Estates in Sebring. Florida Fire Marshals are investigating the blaze, which occurred Tuesday night, less than a week after the closeknit community saw two people killed and two seriously injured after a Ford Ranger pickup ran down four pedestrians on Seattle Ave. Fire destroys mobile home in Sebring

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Page A6 News-SunFriday, January 10, 2014 www.newssun.com Smith Obituaries Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Athletic Association hosts Mardi Gras McIntyre to talk about Florida Crackers McIntyre Community Briefs Country Club Utilities asking for more time from SWFWMD Phil Attinger can be reached at phil.attinger@newssun.com or 385-6155, ext. 541 and followed on Twitter @PhilAttinger. First mower races of season Saturday Two students win $40K for college Avon Park High School Principal Tealy Williams (left) hugs senior Jovani Hernandez after Superintendent of Schools Wally Cox (right) announced Hernandez was one of two recipients in Highlands County for a $40,000 Leader 4 Life Fellowship, in addition to his Take Stock in Children scholarship. Henandez said he hopes to study computer engineering at the University of Florida in the fall. Nelson Torres hugs his little sister, Luci Torres, after she not only earned a Take Stock in Children scholarship, but also a $40,000 Leader 4 Life Fellowship to assist with college expenses.

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www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, January 10, 2014Page A7 rffntbffnf n frnffn f ffnfffnnnnn nnnfnffnnnbn f bfffnffbf fnbfnb f fn rff nt bf t f tf f rf ntbn rfntfrb btbfntf fbtbf tff fbftbfbnbfb bbbbbbnrbtn brfbbbnbbrftrfb fbbbttnbbtnftfbfrrb ntftffbfntftbbnb trfnt Classifiedtn bfbrbrnfnbnbffbftrb bbttnbbntbntrnbrffbb fnrfntntftbnrfbrfb bfbtbfbf bbfbtntftrfbntnbnn nnntnrnfftnbrbbbrnnf nntnfrbnrrbrbn btfrftrbfntrfbtftb bbtnntbbnftftb bffbnrftrbfrftrbbnnrbb bfntfbbbnrnbbttbf tbrftbnb rfffntbtbt ttn tbnnbbtnfntbntn nbn ttf IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:28-2009-CA-000079 LASALLE BANK,NA AS TRUSTEE FOR WASHINGTON MUTUAL MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES WMALT SERIES 2006-AR1 TRUST, Plaintiff, vs. SHELLEY L.MIELE; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR SUNTRUST MORTGAGE,INC.; SEBRING RIDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) NKA JOHN NEWBOLD; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale dated the 19th day of December,2013,and entered in Case No.28-2009-CA-000079,of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein U.S. BANK,NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR WAMU MORTGAGE PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES FOR WMALT SERIES 2006-AR1 TRUST is the Plaintiff and SHELLEY L.MIELE,MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS,INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR SUNTRUST MORTGAGE,INC.,SEBRING RIDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC.and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) NKA JOHN NEWBOLD N/K/A JOHN NEWBOLD IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE,430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 24th day of January,2014, the following described property as set forth IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case No.13-579GCS LESLIE A.GIBSON and BRENDA L.GIBSON, Plaintiffs, vs TAMYRA PIERCE,UNKNOWN TENANT #1 and UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated December 16, 2013,in the above-styled cause,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida at 11:00 A.M.on January 22,2014,the following described property: Lot 24,Block 290,Lake Sebring Subdivision,Sheet 1,according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2,Page 12,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. DATED this 16th day of December,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Cler k January 3,10,2014 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. January 10,17,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.:GC 13-718 WAUCHULA STATE BANK Plaintiff, PORFIRIO VIGIL and NINFA VIGIL,husband and wife, 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 January 7,2014,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 February 12, 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: Lots 1 and 2,Block B,West Avon Park Mahan Syndicate,according to the plat thereof,as recorded in Plat Book 2 Page 68A,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. AND A parcel of land known as Mahan Avenue located in Subdivision known as West Avon Park Mahan Syndicate,according tot he plat thereof,as recorded in Plat Book 2,Page 68A,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Parcel Id:C-20-33-28-050-00B0-0010 Commonly known as:2001 SR 64,Avon Park,FL 33825 Dated this 7th day of January,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,Clerk of Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.2011-475GCS DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY,AS TRUSTEE FOR GSAA HOME EQUITY TRUST 2006-13,ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-13, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES ANTHONY MORENO AKA JAMES A.MORENO,ET.AL. Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that,in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated December 18,2013,in the above-styled cause,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM of the Courthouse,located at 430 S.COMMERCE AVE.,SEBRING,FLORIDA 33870,at 11:00 AM on January 24, 2014,the following described property: LOT 24 AND 25,BLOCK 115,LAKEVIEW PLACE ADDITION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 58,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Property Address:1305 KATCALANI AVENUE,SEBRING,FL 33870,HIGHLANDS 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:December 19,2013 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled,at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance. To request such an accommodation,please contact Court Administration at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving a notification of a scheduled court proceeding if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days.Complete the Request for Accommodations Form and submit to 800 E.Twiggs Street,Room 604,Tampa,FL 33602.ADA Coordination Help Line (813) 272-7040; Hearing Impaired Line 1-800-955-8771; Voice Impaired Line 1-800-955-8770. /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy of Court (COURT SEAL) 11-03615 January 3,10,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.28-2011-CA-000713 WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A. Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS,GRANTEES, DEVISEES,LIENORS,TRUSTEES,AND CREDITORS OF DEVEDA E.MARTIN, DECEASED; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES,DEVISEES,LIENORS, TRUSTEES,AND CREDITORS OF JAMES A.MARTIN,DECEASED; SANDRA L. COCHRAN; EDWIN MARTIN,JR.; JANICE KAY BURCH; DENISE DENE KOVATCH; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SANDRA L. COCHRAN; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S),WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANTEES,ASSIGNEES, LIENORS,CREDITORS,TRUSTEES, SPOUSES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; SEBRING HILLS ASSOCIATION,INC.; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that,pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on August 26,2013,and the Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale entered on December 17,2013,in this cause,in the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida, the clerk shall sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida,described as: LOT 18,SEBRING HILLS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGE 2,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 109 ROBIN AVE.,SEBRING,FL 33870-8534 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder, for cash,in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse,located at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870-3867,on January 24,2014. 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,Florida,this 17th day of December,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the 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.Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice,please contact the Court Administration Office at (863) 534-4690.If you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V),88110705 January 3,10,2014 24,2014. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents,must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness,my hand and seal of this court on the 17th day of December,2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 (voice),(863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service),as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible.Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. January 3,10,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.28-2010-CA-000755-XXAX-MX NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. DELORES A.JACOBS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DELORES A.JACOBS; GEORGE N.JACOBS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GEORGE N.JACOBS; IF LIVING,INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S),IF REMARRIED,AND IF DECEASED,THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,CREDITORS,LIENORS,AND TRUSTEES,AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK; MEADOWLAKE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION,INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING,TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,CREDITORS,LIENORS,OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,THROUGH, UNDER,OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that,pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause,in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County,Florida,I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County,Florida,described as: LOT 16,BLOCK B,MEADOWLAKE SUBDIVISION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15,PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. at public sale,to the highest and best bidder, for cash,In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring,Florida at 11:00 A.M.on January NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that Sebring Mini Storage,Too and Sebring Mini Warehouse intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property under the Florida Self Storage Facility Act Statues (section 83.80-83.809).The owner will sell at public auction on or after January 17,2014 at 10:00 a.m.at 1500 Lakeview Dr.,1251 Hawthorne,542 Lemon,and 531 O-mul-la-oee. NAME UNIT Wayne,Saffold #3 Dennis,Terrance M1 Build Unit #7 Robert,Saffold 12,20 Richard Swann 26 Joseph,Cannie 63 Marilyn,Jones 79,84 Micheal Grant 81 Edwin,Mays 93 Connie,Uptgrow 96 Lisa,Long 110 Units are said to contain household goods. The sale may be cancelled in the event of settlement.Should it be impossible to dispose of the goods on the day,the sale will be continued on such succeeding sale days thereafter as may be necessary to be completed. January 3,10,2014 A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990,persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse.Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring,Florida,on December 17,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE As Clerk,Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp AS DEPUTY CLERK 1162-111576 January 3,10,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.282011CA000733XXXXXX THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWALT,INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-OA21, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OA21, Plaintiff, vs JOHNNY HARRISON; Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated March 20,2012 and an Order Resetting Sale dated December 17,2013 and entered in Case No. 282011CA000733XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWALT,INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-OA21, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OA21,is the Plaintiff and JOHNNY HARRISON; UNKNOWN TENANT NO.1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO.2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY,THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION,OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED,are Defendants,I will sell,pursuant to Chapter 45,Florida Statutes,to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse,430 S. Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870,on the 24th day of January,2014,at 11:00 am,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE NORTH 1/2 OF LOT 4304 AND ALL OF LOTS 4305 AND 4306,AVON PARK LAKES,UNIT NO.14,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGE 7,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 CITIFINANCIAL SERVICES,INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 are the Defendant(s).Robert Germaine as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 S.COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FL 33870 AT 11:00 A.M.on January 24,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LAND, SITUATED,LYING AND BEING IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA TO WIT: LOT 4,BLOCK 1 LAKE JOSEPHINE HEIGHTS,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 92 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. TAX ID C3335290300000040 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 19th day of December,2013. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled,at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator,(863) 534-4690,at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. 11-14435 January 3,10,2014 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.11829GCS WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A., A S TRUSTEE FOR OPTION ONE MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-5, A SSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-5 Plaintiff, vs. KEVIN SPRINGSTEEN A/K/A KEVIN C. SPRINGSTEEN AND MELINDA SPRINGSTEEN F/K/A MELINDA PUGH A /K/A MELINDA L.SPRINGSTEEN F/K/A MELINDA L.PUGH,et.al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated December 18,2013,and entered in Case No. 11829GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida,wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A., A S TRUSTEE FOR OPTION ONE MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-5,ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2007-5,is the Plaintiff and KEVIN SPRINGSTEEN A/K/A KEVIN C. SPRINGSTEEN; MELINDA SPRINGSTEEN F/K/A MELINDA PUGH A/K/A MELINDA L. SPRINGSTEEN F/K/A MELINDA L.PUGH; 1050Legals 1000 AnnouncementsIN THECIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-473 Division Probate IN RE:ESTATE OF CAROL ANN ORTH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Carol Ann Orth,deceased,whose date of death was June 9,2012,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring,Florida 33870-3867.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 A FTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS 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 January 10,2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Donna Hickson 180 Lake Hayes Road Oviedo,Florida 32765 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ John P.Maas John P.Maas,Esquire A ttorney for Donna Hickson Florida Bar Number:435910 44 N.E.16th Street Homestead,FL 33030 Telephone:(305) 247-7132 Fax:(305) 247-7176 E-Mail:info@maaslaw.com January 10,17,2014

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Page A8News-SunFriday, January 10, 2014www.newssun.com NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE Please take notice that Ordinance No.1370 will be presented to the City Council for adoption upon its second and final reading at the City Council Chambers,368 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring, Florida 33870,on the 21st day of January,2014, at 6:00 p.m.A copy of the proposed Ordinance can be obtained from the office of the City Clerk.Any person may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance.The proposed Ordinance is entitled as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SEBRING, FLORIDA FURTHER AMENDING THE CITY OF SEBRING MUNICIPAL FIREFIGHTERS' PENSION PLAN,RESTATED PURSUANT TO ORDINANCE NO. 1307,AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED; AMENDING SECTION 1,DEFINITIONS; AMENDING SECTION 27, DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105 of the Florida Statutes,as amended,the City Council hereby advises that if any interested person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at the proceedings,he will need a record of the proceeding and that,for such purpose,he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. THE CITY OF SEBRING DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S DISABILITY STATUS.THIS NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE CITY'S FUNCTIONS,INCLUDING ONE'S ACCESS TO, PARTICIPATION IN,EMPLOYMENT OF,OR TREATMENT IN,ITS PROGRAMS AND/OR ACTIVITIES.IN A CCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT,PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT KATHY HALEY,CITY CLERK,AT 368 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FLORIDA 33870,TELEPHONE (863) 471-5100,NOT LATER THAN TWENTY-FOUR (24) HOURS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING.IF HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, PLEASE CALL THE CLERK THROUGH FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE:(TDD) 1-800-955-8771,OR VOICE (V) 1-800-955-8770,VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. This notice shall be published on January 10, 2014. /s/ Kathy Haley Kathy Haley,City Clerk City of Sebring,Florida Robert S.Swaine Swaine & Harris,P.A. 425 South Commerce Ave. Sebring,FL 33870-3702 City Attorney January 10,2014 ************************************* **** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ************************************* **** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty Legals Notice is hereby given that the following vehicles will be sold at public auction pursuant to F.S.713.585 on the sale dates at the locations below at 9:00 a.m.to satisfy labor and storage charges.1990 Dorsey Trailer 1DTP10W20LP028517 Total Lien: $2425.00 Sale Date:01/27/2014 Location:A & J A uto Repair 610 Lime St Sebring,FL 33870 863-253-0041 Pursuant to F.S.713.585 the cash amount per vehicle would be sufficient to redeem that vehicle from the lienor.Any interested party has a right to a hearing prior to the sale by filing a demand for the hearing with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in Highlands and mailing copies of the same to all owners and lienors.The owner/lienholder has a right to recover possession of the vehicle by posting bond pursuant to F.S.559.917 and if sold any proceeds remaining from the sale will be deposited with the Clerk of Circuit Court for disposition. January 10,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 13-512 Division Probate IN RE:ESTATE OF FLORENCE G.BENNETT a.k.a.FLORENCE GERALDINE BOMAN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of FLORENCE G.BENNETT a.k.a.FLORENCE GERA LDINE BOMAN,deceased,whose date of death was September 11,2013,and whose social security number is XXX-XX-4275,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS A FTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is January 10,2014. Personal Representative: /s/ David A.Bennett 905 South Avon Estates Blvd. Avon Park,Florida 33825 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ David F.Lanier E-Mail Address:lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No.045399 DAVID F.LANIER P.O.Box 400 A von Park,Florida 33826-0400 Telephone:(863)453-4457 January 10,17,2014 in said Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 22,BLOCK 4,SEBRING RIDGE,SECTION G,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF A S RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12,AT PAGE 28,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF 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 assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice),(863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service),as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible.Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 20th day of December,2013. Robert W.Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By:/s/ Priscilla Michalak 08-66953 January 3,10,2014 1050LegalsDUMMY 2014 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00034894

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www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, January 10, 2014Page A9 r rf r nn fn tn tbn n bb n rt nr rf rrrrfrrn rt nt rrtn rrt nttnn rfWE BUYALL AUTOS with or without Title. Any Year / Make / Model / Condition. We will pay up to $20,000. Free Towing. Call Cindy 813-505-6935 9400Automotive WantedUTILITY TRAILERfor sale 6' x 12' single axle TSC utility box on front 863-257-0319 or 937-408-0244 $800.00 9220Utility Trailers 9000 TransportationCLUB CARgreat cond. Geared up for higher speed. $1595. Call 843-597-2234 8500Golf Carts FLAGSTAFF TRAVELTRAILER 2013, 34', 2 slides, elec. awning. Washer, outside grill, many extras, if left on lot. $28,000. Call 863-542-5194 1992 DODGEHorizon camper van with cabover bed, Coleman rooftop air conditioner and heater, refrigerator, microwave, toilet, propane stove, sink, side awning. 74,000 miles. Recent overhaul. $3,500. Located in Lake Placid. Call Chris at 850-320-3441. 8400RecreationalVehicles 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies SEBRING 860Killarney Dr., Sat. Jan. 11th, 8am 3pm. Lots Of Miscellaneous Items! SEBRING *HUGE SALE 462 Sunrise Blvd. Thurs & Fri, Jan 9 & 10, 8am-? Clothing, Household items & More. Too Much To List! SEBRING -MULTI-FAMILY SALE SAT., JAN. 11, 7am-noon. Sebring Mobile Estates off Kenilworth. Some tools, household, clothes, camping equipment. SEBRING -FUNDRAISER YARD SALE January 9-11, 8am-3pm. GIGANTIC SALE! Everything priced to sell! 1501 Randall Road (behind Wal-Mart off of Schumacher) LAKE PLACIDEstate Sale! Sat & Sun. 8 4pm. 126 Temptation Lane. Furn, kitchen & small appliances, household goods. Lots of stuff for all. AVON PARKMULTI FAMILY SALE 1150 W. Anoka Lane, Fri & Sat, Jan 10 & 11 8am -? Dishwasher, Refrig., Baby Items, Household Items. Too Much To List! AVON PARKMULTI FAMILY SALE 4 W Wolf St., Fri & Sat, Jan 10 & 11, 8am ? Lots Of Jewelry Household Items, Clothing, Sm. Appliances. Too Much To List! AVON PARKMULTI-FAMILY Sat., Jan 11, 8am-? 1263 Memorial Dr. Old furniture, glassware, fishing gear, coats, household, clothing, too much to list. 7320Garage &Yard Sales AVON PARKHuge Annual Community Center Yard Sale. Coffee, donuts, sloppy joes. Huge bake sale, tools, furniture, books, household, and lots of misc. Good prices. At The Knoll 1401 Monts-De-Oca Rd. Fri. & Sat. Jan. 10-11, 8-2. No early birds please. AVON PARK*Lake Bonnet Village* (off SR 17 between Avon Park & Sebring), Annual Baked Goods & Garage Sale. Coffee & Donuts & Special Funnel Cakes. Jan 11th, 8am 11am. AVON PARK*CLEAN UP SALE* 2090 N. Morningside Rd. (off Stryker Rd) Sat & Sun 1/11&12, 8am-2pm. Furn., New Pocket knives, Collectibles, Art & Kitchen Items, Yard tools (weed eater/ mower), Much More! AVON PARK* VILLA DEL SOL* (behind Winn Dixie) Park Wide Yard & Craft Sale! Sat. Jan. 11TH, 8AM-1PM. ONLY! Free Map at Clubhouse. 7320Garage &Yard Sales UPRIGHT VACUUMBAGLESS Completely Reconditioned. 30 Day Guarantee! $25. 863-402-2285 TWIN BED/ Ethan Allen Maple head & foot board, w/ Mattress & Box Springs. $100. 863-471-9341 TWIN BEDBook Case Headboard / Dark wood, with Mattress & Foundation Board. $100. 863-471-9341 TV CROSLEY19" with Remote. Excellent condtion. $12. (Golf Hammock Area) 269-830-2500 STUFFED ANIMALSVariety $5 and Up.863-381-1467 LOVESEAT /BEIGEEarth Tone Stripe, Upholstered with 2 Extra Pillows. $70. (not a sleeper) Cash Only! 863-471-2502 FIREPLACE -Portable / Fake Fire Looks Real / Queen Ann style feet. 35" H. 36" D & 76" W. Good Condition. $40. 863-402-2285 DOLL HOUSEFurniture, 30 yrs old, Handmade from balsa wood. Never used. 5 rooms & lots of accessories. $50. 863-402-2285 COMFORTER -Full (regular) Size, 2 Pillow Cases & Skirt, Tiger & Jungle scene, Like New Conditon. $20. 863-402-2285 CLOWN &DOLL Assortment. $25 and Up. Call 863-381-1467 7310Bargain Buys CALLAWAY DRIVERLadies 10 degree $40. Golf Hammock Area. 269-963-7817 BI FOLDDOORS (2) 75" long, 2 bi fold doors 64" long and 3 passage doors 30" wide. $40. the lot. 863-453-3104. 7310Bargain Buys TRAILER 6'X 12' / Continental Cargo / Single Axel. $1800. 863-414-1900 SKEETER BEATERElectric for 2 Car Garage / 16 foot Wide. $300 obo 863-471-9341 7300MiscellaneousMATTRESS SETSealy Posture Pedic King Mattress w/frame. Like new. $375. Call 863-471-3856 7180Furniture 7000 Merchandise SEBRING. 3/2/1Home built in 2006. 3424 Ellington Ave. $650/month and $650 security deposit. Call Richard 863-202-1175 6300Unfurnished Houses* SEBRINGCOUNTRY ESTATES Newer Home. 3BR/2BA/2CG. W/D Hoop up, Tile, Screened porch. Behind Walmart. 1st./security. $875 mo. 863-617-6231 6300Unfurnished Houses 6250Furnished Houses SEBRING *DINNER LAKE AREA 1 BR/ 1 BA Apartments for Rent. Large rooms, Fresh paint & Tile, Includes water. $400/mo. Call Gary Johnson @ 863-381-1861 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR. Available immediately Washer/Dryer, Microwave & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 6200UnfurnishedApartments 6000 Rentals WOODY'S RVRESORT 4414 US 27 S., SEBRING, FL 863-385-0500 441-1645 1999 Salem 35' park model, 2BR, remodeled, $21,000 1991 Skyline 36' PM, 2BR, $12,500 1990 Asteroid 39' TT, $2,000 1979 Hitchiker 5th wheel, $2500 1998 Sunline 33' park model, 1.5 bath, $22,500 1996 Peachtree 33' PM, $18,000 1995 Fleetwood-Oak Park 35' park model, $22,000 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. AVON PARK* Look! No Lot Rent. Furnished 2BR 2BA, Renovated & Painted, 2 Sheds. Not in a Park. 863-453-3261 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesLAKE PLACIDFLORIDA Country Walk Subdivision. 16 Lake Side Trail 2BR/2BA/2 CG. Furnished. Move right in! Boat slip avail. Call 863-465-1321 to view. 4100Homes for SaleLake PlacidAVON 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 ParkFROSTPROOF 4BR,2BA, on Lake Clinch, where a yearly bass fishing tournament is held. Completely remodeled, new roof, bathroom, kitchen, tile floor, French door, patio, very flexible Lease-Option, or sell price $117,500. Owner financing. 954-270-5242 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 FinancialQA SUPERVISORneeded for precast hollowcore company. Experience with precast, quality control & concrete testing required. PCI Level I&II & ACI Certificate REQUIRED. Competitive pay and benefit package.EEO and Drug Free Workplace. Email resume/salary requirements to jmachia@spancrete.com, Fax:863.655.1215 2100Help Wanted PRECAST ERECTORneeded for precast hollowcore company. Experience with precast concrete, precast installation and in state travel required. Competitive pay and benefit package. EEO and Drug Free Workplace. Email resume/salary requirements to jmachia@spancrete.com, Fax:863.655.1215 GENERAL LABORPOSITIONS Local Retailer hiring general laborers for project for 10+ weeks in Sebring. 2 shifts available immediately. 40 hours a week. Benefits offered Light cleaning, stocking shelves, moving equipment, and painting Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift 40 lbs. Please call 863-535-1318. Must be able to pass drug screening and background check, and have verifiable references. FRONT DESK/RECEPTIONIST (PT/FT) for Busy Electronic Imaging Facility. Experience Only Apply. Send resume to: PO Box 1923 Sebring, Fl. 33870. FIELD ASSISTANTneeded for precast hollowcore company. Experience with precast required. Knowledge of precast installation. Ability to read blue prints and available for in state travel. Competitive pay and benefit package. EEO and Drug Free Workplace. Email resume/salary requirements to jmachia@spancrete.com, Fax:863.655.1215 EXPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper. If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort Keepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us: 314-9876 News-Sun Classified 1100AnnouncementsFAIR HOUSING WORKSHOP The Town of Lake Placid is a fair housing advocate. The Town is holding a workshop to explain the Fair Housing Ordinance for all the protected classes (race,color,familial status,disability,national origin, religion and gender).The public is invited to attend. The workshop is scheduled for Monday,January 13, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.or as soon as possible thereafter in the Town Council Chambers of Town Hall,located at 311 West Interlake Boulevard,Lake Placid, Florida 33852. 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 Town Clerk (863) 699-3747 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8770. January 10,2014 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE Please take notice that Ordinance No.1373 will be presented to the City Council for adoption upon its second and final reading at the City Council Chambers,368 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring, Florida 33870,on the 21st day of January,2014, at 6:00 p.m.A copy of the proposed Ordinance can be obtained from the office of the City Clerk.Any person may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance.The proposed Ordinance is entitled as follows: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 18 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF SEBRING BY CLARIFYING THE DEFINITION AND PLACEMENT OF GARBAGE CONTAINERS; RESTRICTING THE AMOUNT OF HORTICULTURAL TRASH REMOVAL; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105 of the Florida Statutes,as amended,the City Council hereby advises that if any interested person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at the proceedings,he will need a record of the proceeding and that,for such purpose,he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. THE CITY OF SEBRING DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S DISABILITY STATUS.THIS NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE CITY'S FUNCTIONS,INCLUDING ONE'S ACCESS TO, PARTICIPATION IN,EMPLOYMENT OF,OR TREATMENT IN,ITS PROGRAMS AND/OR ACTIVITIES.IN A CCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT,PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT KATHY HALEY,CITY CLERK,AT 368 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FLORIDA 33870,TELEPHONE (863) 471-5100,NOT LATER THAN TWENTY-FOUR (24) HOURS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING.IF HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, PLEASE CALL THE CLERK THROUGH FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE:(TDD) 1-800-955-8771,OR VOICE (V) 1-800-955-8770,VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. This notice shall be published on January 10, 2014. /s/ Kathy Haley Kathy Haley,City Clerk City of Sebring,Florida Robert S.Swaine Swaine & Harris,P.A. 425 South Commerce Ave. Sebring,FL 33870-3702 City Attorney January 10,2014 rf AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00034870 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00034869

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By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING Sure, the c onditions were a bit on the c hilly side at the onset of W ednesdays tee-off for the 5 9th Annual Harder Hall W omens Invitational, but g enerally in a field as tale nted as the one this prestig ious tournament brings in, t hings usually heat up q uickly. Just last year, in similar c onditions, Mika Liu posted a n opening day 66, and on h er way to the champio nship in 2011, Ashleigh A lbrecht set a tournament r ecord on the opening day w ith a 63. That same day, three y ears ago, two other players s hot 65s and three more c arded 67s. This wasnt the case W ednesday as nobody could r eally get a good run going a nd just one player came in u nder par Shelby M artinek who carded a oneu nder par 71. The Tempe, Az native, n ow in her junior year at t he University of Arizona, w as at least consistent, fini shing the front nine at 35 a nd carding a 36 on the b ack. Among the next grouping o f players were a few that w ould be expected to play w ell in the cooler condit ions the UK connection. Englands India Clyburn a nd Samantha Fuller were just off the lead with a 72 and 73, respectively, while Scotlands Lauren Whyte and Eilidh Briggs came in at 73 and 74. Florida native, Meghan Stasi of Oakland Park, was also in the mix at 73 with a slew of players well within range. Emmy Martin of Odessa stood at 74, while Ansley Bowman, Tara JoyConnelly, Aurora Kan, Olivia Lavy, Hally Leadbetter, Kristina Merkle and Cecily Overbey all have 75s. Seven more players came in with 76s and another quartet stood at 76. And with Thursdays early morning mist and rain, scoring conditions werent exactly improving. Then again, it is often on such days that someone breaks away from the pack. The bulk of tee-times were pushed back to late morning Thursday, hoping for a break in the weather, leaving round two scores too late for deadline. See Sundays News-Sun to see who made their moves in the middle two rounds of the Harder Hall. Special to the News-SunAVONPARK After c ombining to score 58 points i n their previous two games, A von Park head coach Marty O Hora was a bit worried a bout his Devils offensively. Weve got to find a way t o score when were not hitt ing from the outside, he s aid after a 40-34 loss to S ebring on Friday, Jan. 3. The worry might have b een amped up some, cons idering they were entering a k ey district match-up against M cKeel, whom Avon Park ( 13-5, 6-1) had edged 70-68 a lmost exactly a month earlie r. But what the Devils neede d to do, they did and then s ome as the put the smackdown on the visiting Wildcats (9-3, 4-2) in a 7235 win. We didnt settle for jump shots, OHora said with relief after the blowout. We attacked the basket and hit our free throws. Avon Park didnt run away from the get go, as McKeel was pushing hard to break the tie atop the District 9-4Astandings and kept things even at 10-10 after the opening eight minutes. From there, however, the Red Devils exploded in a combination of tenacious defense and aggressive offense that had the Wildcats reeling. John Mason and Tyrone Perry combined for 14 second-quarter points and Avon Park rode a 13-0 run into the half for a 35-24 lead. And they were just getting started. An 19-11 margin in the third made it 5435, and in a most dominant display, the Devils shut out McKeel over the final eight minutes of play, scoring 18 points themselves to provide for the final, lopsided margin. Avon Park landed four players in double figures, with two more just a bucket away. Mason lead the charge with 20 points and 11 rebounds, while Alfred Brown added 13 points, 5 assists and three steals. Perry and Recarus Burley chipped in 10 each while Gus Owens and Ahmaad Smith each scored eight. We pushed the ball and kept our heads up, OHora said. It looked like we were having fun out there. That was the biggest difference. And its a difference, and bit of momentum, that the team hopes to keep going in the next big district contest, Friday at Frostproof. The Bulldogs gave the Red Devils their only district loss of the season, by a 4948 score on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Its hard to complain about our weather here in Highlands County in the last week or so when you see the entire nation gripped in a deep freeze but I owe it to all the die-hard fishermen to at least bring it up. Wind, and lots of it has plagued both crappie and bass fishermen over the past couple of weeks and Mother Nature added cold temperatures to the mix recently, keeping most of the fishermen off the water entirely. I had to reschedule two bass fishing guide trips as a result of the inclement weather. But the next 10 days is looking much better. Temperatures are projected to be in the 80s over the weekend, with a drop back into the 70s for early next week. Last Sunday we fished the fourth OkeechobeeIstokpoga Team Trail tournament on Lake Okeechobee or I should say, we showed up. My partner Nick DeSanta and I fished as hard as weve ever fished and it wasnt until 1 p.m. before either of us got our first hit. Asmall bass, maybe 13 inches, gobbled up my Yum Dinger to become the first and only bass to see our livewell. The day couldnt have been any nicer. Light wind, sunshine and a rising barometer promised us a much better day than what we received. Somebody always finds the fish though, and this tournament was no exception as 30 boats participated and Larry Bush and Kenny Harris won the event with five bass weighing in at 22.30 pounds. They earned a healthy $700 for their catch. Jimmy Bass and Charles Bass took second place honors with five bass weighing 21.88 pounds along with a check for $350. Third place was the team of Norris Newhouse and Mike Dillon with 19.40 pounds, and a check for $210, followed by Ken Karoll and Chris Crow with 19.32 pounds and $130. Big Bass was caught by John Saleeba and weighed 8.02 pounds earning him $375. Second big bass was caught by Gary Niemi weighing in at 7.82 pounds along with a check for $125. As usual, John Woods ran a great tournament and were all looking forward to the next event on Lake Istokpoga.Sebring BassMastersThe newly formed Sebrin g BassMasters held their first meeting of 2014 on Tuesday and drew partners for their first tournament this Sunday on Lake Istokpoga. Anyone interested in joining the club can give me a call for more information o r stop by REDS.Side View Depth Finders Like many fisherman, I like fishing shallow water. Shorelines, edges of grass beds, weedlines and reeds make up the majority of my time on the water. I guess you could say Im a sight fisherman. I like to be able to pick out a target to cast or flip to. As a result, I typically dont fish deeper water because theres generally n o target. The one exception would be spoonplugging, where Ill troll the entire water colum n with spoonplugs and stop only when I pick up a fish or two to cast jigs or worms. But as Buck Perry used to say, if you want to know where the fish are, turn around because most fishermen fish the shallows and the home of the fish is deep water. So Ive been thinking about getting a side view depthfinder. I have a couple of depthfinder/GPSs on my boat which help me to find and mark tree piles and oth er deep water structure, but Ive always wanted the abi lity to see not only what is under the boat, but whats o n either side. In the last few years manufacturers have come out with some incredible side viewing depthfinders and only recently, dropped their prices to make the purchase more attractive. From what Ive read and heard, most of the side view ing depthfinders will read out to around 150in both directions. That could be invaluable in a deep water search for News-Sun Friday, January 10, 2014 BSection Sports Fishin Around... Don Norton Changing weather equals tough fishing See FISH, B3 Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Lake P lacid Green Dragon S enior night was Icy Hot t he weather was cold, but t he Green Dragons were n ot as they took a 3-0 win. Six minutes into T uesdays match with visiti ng Hardee, Osvaldo Orduna slotted a ball through a tight Wildcat defense which was collected by Y oyi Gomez and placed p ast a diving goalie. The Dragon defense then h eld tight and kept the 1-0 l ead into the half. Lake Placid extended its l ead when Diego Mireles t hrew in and assisted a D any Resendiz blast into t he net. The third and final goal w as scored from a long d riven pass from Jorge G odinez to a running M ireles who pushed the ball past the goalie. The Green Dragon defense remained stingy, posting its sixth shutout of the season. Both Alfredo Aguillon and Adrian Barragan shared the 3-0 shutout over Hardee. Our seniors made the most of this night, Dragon head coach James Ashley said. Defensively, we posted a shutout. Every senior played an important role in tonights win. They either scored or assisted a score and they all shared in preserving the shutout. It takes 11 players to keep the opponent from scoring, he continued. This sport isnt a one man show and Im so proud of this group. There is no mistake in why this group remained undefeated at home and on the road. Their hard work and determination is special and has been fun to watch. We still have our season goal of a district tournament championship in sight and know we still have to fight hard to get there. The things we can control is our effort and attitude and this group seniors are setting the bar high. Lake Placid heads to the coast this weekend for the Jensen Beach Tournament, and return to regular season action Monday with a travel date at Sebring. Green Dragon soccer stays hot Dan Hoehne/News-Sun files Jorge Godinez assisted on a Dragon goal in Tuesdays 30 win over Hardee. Lake Placid3Hardee0 Avon Park72McKeel35 Dan Hoehne/News-Sun Above: Sagee Palavivatana of Sacramento State blasts out of the sand trap Wedensday in the opening round of the 59th Annual Harder Hall Womens Invitational. Right: Shelby Martinek hits her approach shot on the 18th hole Wednesday to cap off her first-round leading 71. Courtesy pho to Ahmaad Smith chipped in eight points, but there were plenty of Devils sharing the scoring load in Tuesdays blowout of McKeel. Red Devils romp to win Harder Hall off to sluggish start Page B3

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Eagles looking for coachesAVONPARK The Highlands Youth Football and Cheer Organization is accepting applications for football and cheer coaches at all age divisions for the 2014 season. If you are interested in coaching, you may go online at www.highlandseagles.com click on the Registration tab, and select Coach/Volunteer tab to view requirements and submit application. If you have any questions, you may contact Cliff Howell at 863-253-7070, or Melissa Lane at 863-381-9325.AP Softball sign-upsAVONPARK APSoftball will be holding registration for girls aged 4-15 on Saturdays, Jan. 11, 18 and 25, from 9 a.m.-1p.m. at the girls field on Anoka St. Need to bring a copy of birth certificate. Cost is $60. For more information, or any questions, call Cindy Bennett at 443-1663.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 Half Marathon and short-sleeve Dri-fit for the 5K. This years Half Marathon will also feature a team relay made up of up to four individuals running 3.0, 3.0, 3.0, and 3.1 mile sections. Relay entry rates apply to all relay team members and should be submitted together with team name by January 17 in order for proper awards to be ordered. Those desiring an entry form may contact race director Chet Brojek at cbrojek@comcast.net or by calling 385-4736 and leaving a message. Entry fee for the 5K is $20 thru January 17 and $30 after the 18th thru race day. Hammock Half Marathon fees are $35 thru January 17 and $45 after the 18th. Race day registration will be from 6:45-7:10 a.m. The race features custom trophies or plaques for overall, master and grand master champions, trophies for first thru third in 16 male and female age groups in the Half and Trophy to first in age groups and medals for 2nd and 3rd in the 5K Run/Walk. Chip timing will be provided by Central Florida Striders. The Half Marathon is made up of two 6.5 mile loops that utilize the trails and portions of the loop road. It is a challenging course, but provides you a chance to see areas of the park that you would not ordinarily see, said a Striders club member. The proceeds of the race benefit the Friends of Highlands Hammock State Park who provide thousands of dollars of support to the park each year. Visit friendsofhighlandshammock.org for more information. LP Dixie RegistrationLAKEPLACID Registrations for the upcoming 2014 Lake Placid spring season are now being taken. The open draft format will be held on Saturday, Jan. 16, at 1p.m. at Lake June Ballfields for ages 7-8 and 9-10 (baseball) and 7-8-9 (softball). No registrations will be taken after this date. The Players draft is mandatory. Any player not showing up for evalu ation will be randomly placed on a team. T-Ball and 30/30 teams will be announced at a later date. League age for T-Ball, 30/30 an d Baseball is childs age as of April 3 0, 2014. Baseball age groups are as follows : TBall (age 5), 30/30 (age 5-6), Baseball ( 78) and Baseball (9-10). League Age For Softball is childs a ge as of January 1, 2014. The Softball age groups are as follow s : Softball (7-8-9) Machine Pitch. Registration prices are as follows: TBall and 30/30 is $60 with Baseball an d Softball being $70. Those fees include the town of La ke Placid's mandatory $20 user fee for ea ch player. Registrations are available on t he leagues web site www.lpyb.net. Check out the leagues Facebook pa ge by searching LakePlacid BaseballSoftba ll for updated information also. The league is also looking for coache s, team sponsors or banner sponsors. The season will be kicking off o n Saturday, Feb. 8.AP Rotary Golf Tourney setAVON PARK The annual Dav id Doc Owen golf tourney hosted by t he Rotary Club of Avon Park will be held at Highlands Ridge North golf course o n Saturday, Feb. 22, with an 8:00 a.m. sho tgun start. This years tournament will be a fou rperson scramble format. Entry fee is $60 per person with chec ks made payable to Rotary Club of Avo n Park. An application and entry form may be obtained by emailing tourney direct or Chet Brojek at cbrojek@comcast.net or by calling him at 863-712-3524 (cell) or 385-4736 (land line). The entry fee includes golf, ca rt, refreshments on the course, prizes an d post golf meal in the clubhouse. There will be 50/50, closest to the pi n, putting contest, and other contests, plen ty of raffle prizes and a great day of golf. Proceeds benefit local charities su pported by the Avon Park Noon Rota ry Club. Entry will be limited to the first 10 0 paid participants. Hole sponsorships are available f or $100 by contacting Brojek at the abo ve telephone numbers.GOLS Indoor Soccer AVON PARK Registration for GOL S Indoor Soccer League is Saturday, Feb. 1, 9 a.m.-Noon at First Baptist Church of Avon Park. Sign-ups will take place in the Fami ly Life Center (old Avon Park Recreatio n Center across from the tennis cour ts downtown Avon Park.) The GOLS Indoor Soccer League is a co-ed league for 13to 18-year olds. Registration is $12 and is limited to t he first 40 players to sign up. Each team plays one game a week at 6:30 p.m. (either Tuesday or Thursda y) from Feb. 11 to Apr. 17, concluding wi th a tournament. GOLS (Goals Of Life and Soccer) is in its 11th year as a ministry of First Bapt ist Church of Avon Park. Indoor soccer is a valuable experien ce for improving passing and shooting skil ls. Participants learn soccer and tea m skills from certified coaches. For more information, contact Coa ch Severn at 452-1250 or Coach Virkler at 385-3235. WILD-CARD PLAYOFFSSaturday, Jan. 4 Indianapolis 45, Kansas City 44 New Orleans 26, Philadelphia 24 Sunday, Jan. 5 San Diego 27, Cincinnati 10 San Francisco 23, Green Bay 20DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFSSaturday, Jan. 11 New Orleans at Seattle, 4:35 p.m. (FOX) Indianpolis at New England, 8:15 p.m. (CBS) Sunday, Jan. 12 San Francisco at Carolina, 1:05 p.m. (FOX) San Diego at Denver, 4:40 p.m. (CBS)CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPSSunday, Jan. 19 AFC, 3 p.m. (CBS) NFC, 6:30 p.m. (FOX)PRO BOWLSunday, Jan. 26 At Honolulu TBD, 7:30 p.m. (NBC)SUPER BOWLSunday, Feb. 2 At East Rutherford, N.J. AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 6:30 p.m. (FOX)EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto1717.500 Brooklyn1421.4003.5 Boston 1323.3615 New York1222.3535 Philadelphia1223.3435.5 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 278.771 Atlanta 1917.5288.5 Washington1617.48510 Charlotte1521.41712.5 Orlando1025.28617 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 287.800 Chicago1518.45512 Detroit 1422.38914.5 Cleveland1223.34316 Milwaukee727.20620.5WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio288.778 Houston2313.6395 Dallas 2016.5568 New Orleans1519.44112 Memphis1519.44112 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City278.771 Portland279.750.5 Denver 1717.5009.5 Minnesota1718.48610 Utah 1225.32416 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers2513.658 Golden State2414.6321 Phoenix2113.6182 L.A. Lakers1422.38910 Sacramento1122.33311.5 ___ Wednesdays Games San Antonio 112, Dallas 90 Toronto 112, Detroit 91 Brooklyn 102, Golden State 98 Atlanta 97, Indiana 87 Houston 113, L.A. Lakers 99 Washington 102, New Orleans 96 Phoenix 104, Minnesota 103 Portland 110, Orlando 94 L.A. Clippers 111, Boston 105 Thursdays Games Miami at New York, late Oklahoma City at Denver, late Fridays Games Washington at Indiana, 7 p.m. Detroit at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Houston at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Charlotte at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Memphis, 8 p.m. Dallas at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Miami at Brooklyn, 8 p.m. Chicago at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m. Cleveland at Utah, 9 p.m. Orlando at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Boston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston281325812694 Tampa Bay2613456123102 Montreal2515555115106 Detroit19141048114121 Toronto2118547122132 Ottawa1918846129145 Florida1621638102136 Buffalo122642874118 Metropolitan Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh3212165147107 Philadelphia2317450117119 N.Y. Rangers2220347111121 Washington2016646128128 Carolina1816945105124 New Jersey1718943103113 Columbus1920442117126 N.Y. Islanders1622739124149WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago298967169127 St. Louis30756515597 Colorado2712458127111 Minnesota2317551108114 Dallas2015747123131 Nashville1919644105131 Winnipeg1922543125139 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim328569151113 San Jose2711660144114 Los Angeles261355711491 Vancouver2313955121113 Phoenix2112951129127 Calgary1522636100137 Edmonton1427533119161 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Wednesdays Games Philadelphia 3, Montreal 1 N.Y. Rangers 3, Chicago 2 Colorado 4, Ottawa 3, OT Thursdays Games Florida at Buffalo, late Dallas at New Jersey, late Toronto at Carolina, late Washington at Tampa Bay, late Anaheim at Nashville, late St. Louis at Calgary, late Minnesota at Phoenix, late Boston at Los Angeles, late Detroit at San Jose, late Fridays Games Dallas at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Toronto at Washington, 7 p.m. Carolina at Columbus, 7 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Colorado, 9 p.m. Pittsburgh at Edmonton, 10 p.m. St. Louis at Vancouver, 10 p.m. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Boys Basketball vs.Mulberry,7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball vs.Mulberry,6 p.m.; Girls Soccer vs.Moore Haven,7 p.m. SATURDAY: Boys Soccer at Jensen Beach Tournament,TBD MONDAY: Boys Soccer at Sebring,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Boys Basketball at DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Boys Basketball at Lemon Bay,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball vs.Lemon Bay, 6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer vs.Okeechobee,5/7 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Okeechobee,6 p.m. SATURDAY: Wrestling at Palmetto Invitational,10 a.m.; Girls Weightlifting host SubSectional Qualifier,9:30 a.m. MONDAY: Boys Soccer vs.Lake Placid,6/7:30 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Boys Basketball at Frostproof,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball vs.Frostproof, 6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer at All Saints,8 p.m.; Girls Soccer at All Saints,6 p.m. MONDAY: Girls Basketball vs.Hardee,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer at District Tournament, Mulberry,TBD N B A F R I D A Y 8 p m Miami at Brooklyn . . . . . . . . E S P N 1 0 : 3 0 p m L.A. Lakers at L.A. Clippers . . . . . E S P N C O L L E G E B A S K E T B A L L S A T U R D A Y 1 1 a m St. Louis at Dayton. . . . . . . . E S P N 2 N o o n Notre Dame at Georgia Tech. . . . . . 4 4 N o o n North Carolina at Syracuse . . . . . E S P N 1 p m Florida at Arkansas . . . . . . . E S P N 2 1 : 3 0 p m LSU at South Carolina . . . . . . . . 3 8 2 p m Kansas State at Kansas. . . . . . . E S P N 3 p m Memphis at Temple. . . . . . . . E S P N 2 3 : 3 0 p m Kentucky at Vanderbilt. . . . . . . . C B S 4 p m Alabama at Georgia . . . . . . . . . 3 8 5 p m Virginia at North Carolina State . . . E S P N 2 6 p m Texas A&M at Tennessee . . . . . . S U N P R E M I E R L E A G U E S O C C E R S A T U R D A Y 1 2 : 3 0 p m Manchester United vs. Swansea City . . N B C G O L F F R I D A Y 1 1 a m EuroPGA Volvo Golf Champions . . G O L F 7 p m PGA Sony Open in Hawaii . . . . . G O L F S A T U R D A Y 7 p m PGA Sony Open in Hawaii . . . . . G O L F W O M E N S C O L L E G E B A S K E T B A L L S A T U R D A Y 4 p m Texas-San Antonio at Southern Miss. . S U N Times, games, channels all subject to change B O X I N G F R I D A Y 9 p m Juan Rodriguez vs. Arash Usmanee . E S P N 2 H I G H S C H O O L B A S K E T B A L L S A T U R D A Y 4 p m Oak Ridge (Fl) at Montverde (Fl) . . . E S P N N H L S A T U R D A Y 1 p m Tampa Bay at Philadelphia . . . . . S U N N F L P L A Y O F F S S A T U R D A Y 4 : 3 0 p m New Orleans at Seattle . . . . . . . F O X 8 p m Indianapolis at New England . . . . . C B S LIVESPORTSONTV NFLPlayoffs NBA NHL Page B2 News-SunFriday, January 10, 2014 www.newssun.com By RICK BROWN THE LEDGERToes on the line. Never have four words m ore appropriately described t he tenure of an NFLhead c oach than when Greg S chiano uttered those words. Tampa Bays then-head c oach was trying to convey t hat by paying attention to the s mallest details will pay off i n the long run. But it came across as a c oach who was too controll ing. New Tampa Bay coach L ovie Smith wont be that w ay, according to former p layer Desmond Clark. Clark, a graduate of K athleen High School, played f or Smith in Chicago from 2 004 to 2010. Clark said playing for S mith was like playing for y our father. They got a good coach, Clark said. Lovie is a coach whos going to let his leaders lead. Hes going to let his leaders form the identity of the team. Of course, its going to be in his direction, but its not a dictatorship. In Chicago that worked. Smith had a good mixture of veterans and young players. The veterans took care of the locker room and shielded Smith from some of the mundane issues that occur with every team. Clark said his time in Chicago under Lovie, which included three playoff appearances and one Super Bowl appearance, was great and most of the team felt that way as well. When you have a good group of guys, his style works, Clark said. What we had in our locker room, we didnt want to mess that up. We had a lot of fun, and we were a close-knit team. That was what Lovie created. Clark warned Tampa Bay fans that if theyre looking for a Jon Gruden-type or Jim Harbaugh-type, a coach that shows a lot of emotions on the sidelines, then Smith is not that guy. He is cut from the Tony Dungy cloth. The one thing I always hated up here, fans would always say, Lovie doesnt show any emotion or he needs to do this or do that, Clark said. Youre not going to get that from him. Fans should understand, the best way to win a game is to control your emotions. If they understand that, they will appreciate Lovie. Clark shares Lovie experience rf

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www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, January 10, 2014 Page B3 SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports fri ads; 0 0 0 3 4 8 2 0 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 1/10/14; 0 0 0 3 5 0 3 3 Lake June West The Monday Ladies teed off on Jan. 6, and saw the team of Annie Hall, Verna Knishka, Barbara Kannheiser and Janice Barringer come in with a 37 for the win. A pair of 38s came in, with Helene Mellon, Patty Mancuso, Sylvia West and Kay Kalusniak getting the match of cards nod over Joanne McGill, Beth Schuenke, Charlotte Mathew and Beth Little. Marie Ailor hit to within 25feet of No. 8 in closest to the pin, while Wanda Jones got to 17-feet, 1/2-inch from No. 4 and Kalusniak to 5-feet, 2-inches from No. 2. A Mixed Scramble was played on Thursday, Jan. 2. John and Kim Givens teamed with Ralph and Beth Little to card a 51 and take the win. Lynn Husen was joined by the Byrons, John and Shelly, and the Schultzs, Tom and Margaret, to card at 53 for second place. Taking third with a 54 was Doris Weeks, Orville and Eva Huffman, Bob and Elaine Orr. For closest to the pin, Joanne McGill hit to 19-feet, 2-inches from No. 8, Larry Heath got to 18-feet, 4-inches from No. 4 and Eva Huffman to 5-feet, 3-inches from No. 2. A Mens Best Ball event was played on Wednesday, Jan. 1. Dick Denhart, Bill Fowler and Bob Knishka teamed up to card a 42 for the win, and Orville Huffman, Norm Grubbs, Porky Neur and John Ruffo were a shot behind at 43 for second. Bob Berard hit to 19-feet, 1inch from No. 8, Joe Swartz to 10-feet, 10-inches from No. 2 and Grubbs to 1-foot, 10-inches from No. 4. b oth bass and crappie. Humminbird, a brand Ive c ome to use and trust over t he years has a nice unit, the 6 98ci HD SI that is only $ 699.99 and Ive finally d ecided to take the plunge. I looked at a very similar u nit back in September for $ 999.99 and just couldnt j ustify the price. But this unit appears to do e verything Id want in a side v iew depthfinder so Ill soon h ave it mounted on my R anger. Ill probably still be more o f a shallow water fisherman b ut at least with a side view o f the bottom of the lake, I m ay be able to find more targets in deeper water and t ruly figure out if the fish do i n fact live in deep water. Ill let you know how it w orks out. REDS Big Bass tournament Saturday, Jan. 11, will be t he third REDS BIG BASS T ournament and the first in t he new year. In November w e fished Lake Jackson and t he winner took home $300 f or a 2.6 lb bass. Then, last month, we f ished Lake Lotela and the w inner took home $500 for 5 .8 pounder. Saturday, 15 boats and a bout 25 fishermen will a ttempt to catch the biggest b ass (hopefully it will be b igger than the November w inning fish). The tournament was open t o 15 boats, with either 1 or 2 fishermen per boat with each paying an entry fee of $25. We filled out the 15 boats and if we end up with 20 or more fishermen which we probably will the tournament will pay out 75-percent to first place and 25-percent to second. Only one bass can be weighed in per individual. The tournament will start at first light and end at 12 noon. The public is invited to attend the weigh-in. The winner of the tournament will choose the big bass lake for our next tournament in February. Ill post the results in next weeks column. Even with the rough weather the past couple of weeks, fishing is only going to get better. Temperatures should begin to level out and with the upcoming spawn, fishing should be outstanding! Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He lives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie, and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He is also the owner of REDS II, a full-service fishing tackle store located at 3603 Sebring Parkway, in Sebring, FL. You can reach him at 863-273-4998 or by email at donorton13@gmail.com. Visit his American Fisherman Facebook page or his website at theamericanfisherman.com. or stop by the store to see him anytime. Continued from B1 Fish results should rise with temperatures Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Lake Placid Senior Softball kicked off its 22nd season with a new format. The league is now 60 and over, and the season will be split in two, with champions in each session and trophies to the winning sponsors. Four teams will vie for the split season hardware. Adraft determined the team rosters, with the managers drawing their own names last. Games are Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 a.m. at the Lake June Ball Fields. On Wednesday, Seminole Tire (2-0) made it a winning week by upending Central Security (0-2) 17-10. The Noles turned two more double plays. Bob Roth (triple) and Paul Stephenson led the offense with four hits, while a quintet of hitters tallied three each. Joe Hedges and Dick Cook paced Central with three hits each, with Hedges slamming a home run. Yates Insurance (1-1) toppled Schoonis (1-1) 3117. Richard Rucker (two doubles), Bill Gallagher (double), Darrell Richards, Howard Carney, and Manager Doran Quigg had five hits each, while Brian Heaphy, winning pitcher Don Ward, and John McCallum logged four hits. For Schoonis, Wild Bill DeStefano homered. Pete Mathews (double) tallied four hits, while Kyle Saunders (double, triple) and Harvey Jones (double) had three hits each. Norm Grubbs connected for a double and a triple in the loss. In Monday action, Seminole Tire defeated three time defending league champion Yates Insurance 21-18. The stout Noles defense turned four double plays, with shortstop Bob Roth the catalyst three times. Winning pitcher Wahoo Stanley aided his own cause with a triple and home run, while Roth and Paul Stephenson each doubled twice. Ed Engler and rookie JR Garver had four hits apiece. For Yates, Richard Rucker (double, triple,), Bill Gallagher (two doubles), and Clff Bluml (double) had four hits each. Schoonis dispatched Central Security 21-15. The Restauranteurs wer e led by Paul Brand with four hits and Wild Bill DeStefano (double), Norm Grubbs (double), and Elston Hedges with three hits each. For the Securitymen, Ross Anderson and JC Brown had four hits, while Mel Gross, Dana Hurlbut, Joe Hedges, and Dick Coo k chipped in with three each. For further league information, visit lpsoftball.com. Senior softball starts up in Lake Placid Courtesy pho to Former Lady Dragon, and current Golden Eagle, Alex Coyne can be seen in action on TV this weekend. SUN Sports channel will be airing the Texas-San Antonio at Southern Miss womens basketball game at 4 p.m. Saturday. Check your provider for the channel number. I think its a good opportunity, Coyne said. Ive had such an amazing support group at home and its awesome they can catch a game. Alex Coyne gets some TV time r Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876

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CHICAGO (AP) Antis moking measures have s aved roughly 8 million U.S. l ives since a landmark 1964 r eport linking smoking and d isease, a study estimates, yet t he nations top disease d etective says dozens of o ther countries do a better j ob on several efforts to cut t obacco use. The study and comments w ere published online T uesday in the Journal of the A merican Medical A ssociation. In one study, researchers u sed national health surveys a nd death rates to calculate h ow many deaths might have o ccurred since 1964 if A mericanssmoking habits a nd related deaths had cont inued at a pace in place b efore the report. More than 42 percent of U .S. adults smoked in years preceding the report; that rate has dropped to about 18 percent. The researchers say their calculation 8 million deaths equals lives saved thanks to anti-smoking efforts. Their report also says tobacco controls have contributed substantially to increases in U.S. life expectancy. For example, life expectancy for 40-year-olds has increased by more than five years since 1964; tobacco control accounts for about 30 percent of that gain, the report says. The conclusions are just estimates, not hard evidence, but lead author Theodore Holford, a biostatistics professor at Yale Universitys school of public health, said the numbers are pretty striking. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, January 10, 2014 Page B5 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 3 4 8 4 8 DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; main a jan ads; 0 0 0 3 4 8 6 6 SHAMBLIN, SHIRLEY; 9.347"; 2"; Black; main A; 0 0 0 3 4 9 2 3 Healthy Living Community outreach events planned Ace Homecare has schedu led the following communit y outreach events next w eek: Monday 9 a.m., Music a nd Motion, Rest Haven ( Zolfo Springs); and 10:30 a .m., health fair, Chatham P oint (Wauchula). Wednesday 1:30 p.m., G aming, Crosn Point A ssisted Living Facility (Sebring). Thursday 10 a.m., Music and Motion, Balmoral Assisted Living and Memory Care (Lake Placid). Friday 8:30 a.m., health fair, Covered Bridge Community (Lake Placid). All programs are free of charge and are open to the public. For more information, call ACE Homecare at 385-7058. Comprehensive Homecare has planned the following community outreach events for next week: Monday 6:30 a.m., Sebring Arc off Queen Palm Drive (Sebring); and 8 a.m., Hammock Estates off Hammock Road (Sebring). Tuesday 7:30 a.m., Lakeside Gardens off County Road 621 (Lake Placid); 9 a.m., Herons Landing next to post office (Lake Placid); and 12:30 p.m., Groves of Victoria Park (Sebring). Wednesday 8 a.m., Neiberts Fish Camp off U.S. 98 (Sebring). Thursday 8 a.m., Crystal Lake Park off State Road 17 (Sebring); and 10:30 a.m., Balmoral Caregiver Support Group (Lake Placid). Each site is hosting the events with using Comprehensive Homecare and is open to the public. DearPharmacist: My daughter has cervical dysplasia, and Im wondering if the HPVvaccine will protect her from getting cancer. Will it? How can a young woman protect against this cancer? J.D., Silver Springs Answer: No, its never been proven to prevent cancer. The HPVvaccine Gardasil protects against 2 strains of HPV, human papilloma virus, but there are approximately 40 strains that can be sexually transmitted. I couldnt possibly know what your daughter has been infected with, and for that matter, if she has been infected at all. You dont have to have HPVto have dysplasia, that is a big surprise to most people! The commercials for vaccines have convinced almost everyone that cervical dysplasia is caused by a virus, the HPV virus, but other situations can cause it to. I didnt vaccinate my daughter when she was of age, but the topic if vaccination is personal. Some women dont get any side effects while others react profoundly, with lifethreatening reactions. From the Gardasil website, The side effects include pain, swelling, itching, bruising, and redness at the injection site, headache, fever, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, and fainting. Fainting can happen after getting Gardasil. Sometimes people who faint can fall and hurt themselves. For this reason, your childs health care professional may ask to sit or lie down for 15 minutes after they get Gardasil. Some people who faint might shake or become stiff. Cervical dysplasia means there is extra cell growth in the cervical tissue, it doesnt necessarily progress to cancer. In fact, most of the time it does not. The risk factors that could cause it to progress to cancer faster include having multiple sexual partners, long-term use of oral contraceptive (longer than five years), drinking alcohol, smoking, eating poorly, having unprotected sex, and low immunity. One other factor is huge, but rarely discussed, and that includes a methylation defect, which has to do with B vitamins. You should read that article on folate and methylation posted at my website, Methylation Problem Leads to 100s of Diseases. If you have a methylation problem, your daughter probably does too. Many doctors use the wait and see approach if a woman gets an abnormal pap. I strongly disagree because the virus is prese nt and already causing abnormal cell growth in the cervix. Wait and see what?! This is precisely t he time to step in and do something to reduce your risk of cancer. You have many treatment options, medications and procedures, even simple things. For example, folate and B12 status can be determined and corrected (Im telling you, read that methylation article!). Stop smoking/drinking, evaluate vitamin Astatus because low serum retinol levels are linked to cervical cancer. One study found that broccoli extract indole 3 carbinol could cause regression of cervical dysplasia. Im out of space here, but I have more I want to tell you. Get my free newsletter (dearpharmacist.com) and Ill emai l a longer version of this in two weeks. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Is your daughter at risk for cervical cancer? Some of the most common resolutions involve diet and exercise. These are often hard to keep because many of us have the idea that the best diet is one that involves being hungry or eating a limited number of foods or subsisting on odd things like juice, paleo or raw f oods. When successful dieters (those that l ost weight and kept it off) were studi ed, they had one thing in common. T hey picked diets that were easy for t hem and incorporated these choices i nto their lifestyle. Thin people who w ere studied also had one useful habit i n common they stopped eating when t hey were full. The American Heart Association ( AHA) recommends less salt in our d iets. This is getting easier to do as m any foods have reduced salt versions. T rans fats (bad ones) are also disapp earing from foods. Reading labels w ill help you choose the healthiest f oods. Low fat versions of favorite f ood items often taste the same as the h igher fat versions. As they become m ore popular, the prices of the healthie r options are coming down. While the calorie savings for each p roduct are small, they are like the old j oke about federal spending a million h ere, a million there and pretty soon it a dds up to real money. The best advice I ever got about salt was to cook rice a nd many vegetables, like squash and g reen beans, in vegetable broth. This n ot only cuts down on salt, but makes t hem so flavorful that you can cut d own on butter, too. There are many good resources for c ooking advice magazines like C ooking Light, newspapers, online c ookbooks from places like the Mayo C linic (www.Mayoclinic.org) and TV c ooking channels. Ahealthy cooking c lass in one northern area found that n ot only did people get healthier as t hey learned a healthier diet, but their f ood bills also went down. Many people like losing weight with a friend or in a group. The Weight Watchers program is very helpful with strategies for eating out, as well as flexibility to use your daily calories to suit you. Remember the best diet is one you like and can do easily. Thomas Jefferson said, I have lived temperately, eating little animal fat and that as a condiment for the vegetables which constitute my principle diet. His gardens at Monticello introduced 330 vegetable varieties into the Virginia diet. The most common of these are tomatoes, okra, eggplant, lima beans, peanuts and peppers. (He also brought macaroni and cheese from France, but that is another story). The AHAis now recommending this diet eating small portions of meat combined with filling up on the healthier and less caloric vegetables and fruit. In Florida, we are lucky to have a wide variety of these available. Thirty minutes of moderate physical activity is still the recommended exercise. You need to push out of your comfort zone, but it should not hurt. Walking is still the best exercise as it helps your heart, strengthens your bones and anyone can do it. You just need a safe place to walk and a good pair of shoes. So get ready for your adventure in finding new foods and remember my personal motto: never eat a calorie you cannot taste. Hopefully, next year you will have developed such healthy habits you will not need resolutions. Dr. Diana D. Carr treats patients at The Hand & Shoulder Specialists offering specialty care close to home with a concentration on healing shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand problems. She is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Her long list of achievements include being an Orthopaedic Surgeon certified as a hand specialist. For more information, visit http://hand-shoulder-specialist.com or call 382-7777. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure your condition. How to have a healthier new year Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Guest Column Dr. Diana Carr Metro Easy New Years resolutions to keep you healthy include things like making better food choices and to stop eating when you are full. Snapshots Study: Tobacco control has saved millions

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Page B6 News-SunFriday, January 10, 2014 www.newssun.com P l a c e s t o W o r s h i p i s a p a i d a d v e r t i s e m e n t i n t h e N e w s S u n t h a t i s p u b l i s h e d F r i d a y a n d S u n d a y T o f i n d o u t m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n o n h o w t o p l a c e a l i s t i n g i n t h i s d i r e c t o r y c a l l t h e N e w s S u n a t 3 8 5 6 1 5 5 e x t 5 9 6 A N G L I C A N N e w L i f e A n g l i c a n F e l l o w s h i p 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863) 243-3191; strhodes1020@yahoo.com. Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.A S S E M B L Y O F G O D C h r i s t F e l l o w s h i p C h u r c h ( A s s e m b l y o f G o d ) 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. F i r s t A s s e m b l y o f G o d 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431.B A P T I S T A v o n P a r k L a k e s B a p t i s t C h u r c h 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. B e t h a n y B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( G A R B C ) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C17A (truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m. On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. F a i t h M i s s i o n a r y B a p t i s t C h u r c h off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. F e l l o w s h i p B a p t i s t C h u r c h 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 4534256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f A v o n P a r k 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 453-6681. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Rev. Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor; Joy Loomis, director of music. Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.; Youth Choir, 4:30 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for both services. Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 5:45 p.m.; Youth Activities, 6 p.m.; Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. To watch services online, go to the website at www.fbcap.net. In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f L a k e J o s e p h i n e 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f L a k e P l a c i d Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Website: www.fbclp.com. Email: information@fbclp.com. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. The church is at 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid. For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h o f L o r i d a located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 655-1878. F i r s t B a p t i s t C h u r c h S e b r i n g 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Rev. Matthew D. Crawford, senior pastor; Rev. Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults; and Dixie Kreulen, preschool director. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Call 385-4704. Website www.fbsebring.com F l o r i d a A v e n u e B a p t i s t C h u r c h 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. I n d e p e n d e n t B a p t i s t C h u r c h 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, missionminded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. L e i s u r e L a k e s B a p t i s t C h u r c h 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 6990671 for more information. M a r a n a t h a B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( G A R B C ) 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. P a r k w a y F r e e W i l l B a p t i s t C h u r c h 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-theMonth-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. S p a r t a R o a d B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( S B C ) 4400 Sparta Road. Evangelist Roger Jaudon. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 382-0869. S o u t h s i d e B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( G A R B C ) 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-ofhearing. Office phone, 385-0752. S p r i n g L a k e B a p t i s t C h u r c h Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road; 6552610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. S u n r i d g e B a p t i s t C h u r c h ( S B C ) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695.C A T H O L I C O u r L a d y o f G r a c e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h 595 E. Main St., AvonPark, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Sunday Life Teen Mass at 6 p.m. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. English confession at 3:30 p.m. Saturday; Spanish confession at 6:30 p.m. Religious Education Classes (September to May) are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. S t C a t h e r i n e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Parrish office/mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanish); fax, 385-5169; email, office@stcathe.com; website, www.stcathe.com. School Office/Mailing, Principal Dr. Anna V. Adam, 747 S. Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email school@stcathe.com. School office hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 385-3993; Assisting Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday: 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish), 5 p.m. (Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. (French Mass). Daily Mass: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:15-7:45 a.m. first Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Saturday and 99:45 a.m. Sunday. Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. S t J a m e s C a t h o l i c C h u r c h 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct. 31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m.C H R I S T I A N C o r n e r s t o n e C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h (Saxon Hall)1003 West Pine St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Love Christ Love People. Jon Carter, Music Minister. Sunday, 9 a.m. Bible Study; 10 a.m. Worship; Communion available each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellowship Group. For more information call 453-7679. S e b r i n g C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Josh Knabel (812618-7118), Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. F i r s t C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h ( D i s c i p l e s o f C h r i s t ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-0358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m.C H R I S T I A N & M I S S I O N A R Y A L L I A N C E The A l l i a n c e C h u r c h o f S e b r i n g 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m.C H R I S T I A N S C I E N C E C h r i s t i a n S c i e n c e C h u r c h 154 N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school. Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday. A free public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers. All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lessonsermons.C H U R C H O F B R E T H R E N C h u r c h o f t h e B r e t h r e n 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597.C H U R C H O F C H R I S T A v o n P a r k C h u r c h o f C h r i s t 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. L a k e P l a c i d C h u r c h o f C h r i s t 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O. Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m. Bible class 9 a.m. Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited to join us. For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website www.thelordsway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. S e b r i n g P a r k w a y C h u r c h o f C h r i s t 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443. Minister: Kevin Patterson. Times of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. C H U R C H O F G O D C h u r c h o n t h e R i d g e Church of God, Anderson, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sunday, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863) 382-0773.C H U R C H O F N A Z A R E N E F i r s t C h u r c h o f t h e N a z a r e n e o f A v o n P a r k P.O. Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. If you need any more information, call 4534851. L a k e P l a c i d C h u r c h o f t h e N a z a r e n e o f L a k e P l a c i d 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday evening: All church meal, 6 p.m.; Christian Life Study, 6:45 p.m. Winter Life groups pending. Call 4461339. Pastor Tim Taylor.C H U R C H E S O F C H R I S T I N C H R I S T I A N U N I O N C o m m u n i t y B i b l e C h u r c h C h u r c h e s o f C h r i s t i n C h r i s t i a n U n i o n (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor. Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP Religion Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The C ommunity Gospel Sing to be h osted at First Presbyterian C hurch at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, J an. 18 began six years ago as the f ulfillment of a long-term dream o f local resident Jan Schoonover. I just loved the good Southern G ospel music, she explains, and w e wanted to do something to h elp Manna Ministries. F ollowing the Gospel circuit for y ears had acquainted her with s ome of the local talent, so S choonover picked up the phone t o see if she could rally her cont acts to raise support for the food m inistry. Our first year, we had a group t hat was all made up of local past ors, she recalls. There was a b ig picture in the papers, and a c aption that read Pastors Q uartet. That was in 2008, and quite a f ew things have changed since t hen. Among other changes, S choonover no longer makes all the phone calls to line up the performers. Now people call us, she said. Singers and musicians come to the event from all over the county, from Venus, Lake Placid, and Sebring. None of the performers receive any compensation, as the love offering collected during the program is given to Manna Ministries in its entirety. Its all about Jesus, Schoonover said. We want to honor Him and help Manna and help people to enjoy helping Manna. One of the special features of the Gospel Sing is the signing provided throughout the program for the hearing impaired. This component began when a friend confided to Schoonover that she knew several people who would have attended the Gospel Sing if signing had been provided. Another friend put her in touch with Richard Swearingen, and the deliberate effort to involve those who have trouble hearing is bearing fruit. As an example of that, Schoonover says someone commented on the signing last year, You dont know how much I needed that. For Schoonover, the Gospel Sing is yet another way for her to give back to the community. Its my way of volunteering at Manna, she says with a smile playing around the corners of her mouth. Shes been in this community since she and her husband Stan left Michigan in 1973. We had a 10-foot trailer, two kids, no job, and no place to live, she remembers. We didnt have any money, but we knew how to work. That can-do spirit continues to motivate her today as she organizes local talent to help others. Weve got a lot of variety this year, she said. There are 13 groups this year, representing more than 25 performers. The concert will feature instrumentalists, vocal quartets, and soloists of all ages. Some of those involved include Charles Reynolds, Ren Haney, His Willing Vessels, Susan Patterson, R. T. Byrum, and the Finke and Sager sisters, members of Diane Osbornes Young Artists String Orchestra. As with any special event, community involvement has been crucial. We always have a good crowd, Schoonover says, but we could have more. Its good entertainment, and its a program you cant get anywhere else. Manna has a very important work. She is particularly grateful for the support of workers and helpers whose hard work helps to make the event possible, to Anthony Haney, who acts as announcer, and to the First Presbyterian Church, which has hosted the event since 2012. The Community Gospel Sing to benefit Manna Ministries will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Placid at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. The church is at 117 N. Oak Ave. between Dal Hall Boulevard and Interlake Drive. Call 465-2742. Gospel Sing in LP to showcase local talent, benefit ministry Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The Rob Mills Family from central Michigan will be at Leisure Lakes Baptist Church for the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Their style is fresh, entertaining, and often humorous, as well as inspirational. They specialize in following old hymns and transforming them through the decade of the 50s through current changes in modern musical forms. Along the way, they change their dress and style to match cultural swings of the period. They have been sought after by man y of the larger churches across the country. We are pleased, honored, and excited to have them join us at Leisure Lakes, in Lake Placid, as a part of our winter concert series, said Pastor Don Roberts. Following the morning service, everyone is invited to stay for an oldfashion dinner on the grounds in the church fellowship hall. All are welcome. The church is at the western end of Lake June. From U.S. 27 take Lake June Road to Miller, turning north on Wildflower. Call 699-0671 for details. Rob Mills Family to perform

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www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, January 10, 2014 Page B7 E P I S C O P A L S t A g n e s E p i s c o p a l C h u r c h 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Father Scott Walker. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. Church office 385-7649, for more information. S t F r a n c i s o f A s s i s i A n g l i c a n E p i s c o p a l C h u r c h 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Worship: Sunday, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday Bible study at 9:15 a.m. Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Worship 6 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m. Holy Communion with Healing. Call the thrift store for hours open 699-0221.E V A N G E L I C A L F R E E C H U R C H O F A M E R I C A T h e C h u r c h o f t h e W a y E F C A 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Office Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ hotmail.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org G R A C E B R E T H R E N G r a c e B r e t h r e n C h u r c h 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863) 835-0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, primetimers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and AfterSchool Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org .I N D E P E N D E N T F i r s t C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events.I N T E R D E N O M I N A T I O N A L W o r l d H a r v e s t a n d R e s t o r a t i o n M i n i s t r i e s (non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 453-3771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers.L U T H E R A N A t o n e m e n t L u t h e r a n C h u r c h ( E L C A ) 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen will be the Spiritual Leader every Sunday for the next two months. Jim Helwig, organist. Worship service with the Holy Eucharist is at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday. Birthday Sunday is the first Sunday of each month after the service. Council meeting is on the first Tuesday of each month. WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of the month with a light lunch. Labyrinth Prayer Garden is open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When in need of prayers or to talk to God, come to the Garden. Come and grow with us; we would love to meet you and your family. Dont worry about how you look. Jesus went to the temple in a robe and sandals. Quilting classes every Monday at 6 p.m. Looking for quilters or people willing to learn. Call 840-3303. C h r i s t L u t h e r a n C h u r c h A v o n P a r k L C M S 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863) 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org. F a i t h L u t h e r a n C h u r c h L C M S 2740 Lakeview Dr, Sebring; Church phone: 3857848; Faith Child Development Center: 385-3232. Sunday Traditional Worship Service: 8 a.m.; Sunday Praise Worship Service: 10:30 a.m.; Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 9:15 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 8 a.m. on WITS 1340AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies, Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Family of Faith. G o o d S h e p h e r d L u t h e r a n C h u r c h ( A A L C ) A m e r i c a n A s s o c i a t i o n o f L u t h e r a n C h u r c h e s 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3852346. N e w L i f e E v a n g e l i c a l L u t h e r a n C h u r c h 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlifesebring.com R e s u r r e c t i o n L u t h e r a n C h u r c h E L C A 324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, Avon Park. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday worship 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Coffee and fellowship following 10:30 a.m. service. Wednesday Worship Service is at 7 p.m. Open Communion celebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. T r i n i t y L u t h e r a n C h u r c h L C M S 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 4655253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots Pre-School director Education Hour, 8:45 a.m.; Worship service, 10 a.m. Holy Communion each first and third Sunday. Childrens Church scheduled during worship service, 4-year-olds through fifth grade. Nursery provided during worship service for infants to 3-year-olds. Seasonal Mid-Week Services each Wwednesday evening during Advent and Lent. Call church office at 465-5253 or visit the website at www.Trinitylutheranlp.com. Other activities and groups include: Choir; Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies; Trinity Tots Pre-school, and Youth Group.N O N D E N O M I N A T I O N A L B i b l e F e l l o w s h i p C h u r c h 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Children, ages 4 yrs through 5th grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church office 385-1024. C a l v a r y C h u r c h 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church waiting for your visit. C h r i s t i a n T r a i n i n g M i n i s t r i e s I n c on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. A nursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, caseydowning@hotmail.com. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www. ctm forme.com C r o s s r o a d s o f L i f e 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863655-9163. The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you. With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity. What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life. We teach, train and send forth to win souls. You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter. We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). G r a c e B i b l e C h u r c h 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872. Phone, 382-1085. Dustin Woods, lead pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Monday, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org F a i t h C e n t e r W e s t M i n i s t r y Restoring Lives, Families &Communities. In the Banyan Plaza at 2349 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. Pastors Leroy and JoAnn Taylor the public to worship on Sundays at 11 a.m. for Praise & Worship and on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for Bible study and prayer. Children classes are available for all services. Ministries for youth, men and women are held throughout the month. Please attend these Spiritfilled services. Moving Forward in Unity. Church office, 385-1800 or 655-2748. H i g h l a n d s C o m m u n i t y C h u r c h a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. N e w B e g i n n i n g s C h u r c h o f S e b r i n g worshiping at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor Gary Kindle. Bible study every Sunday, 9 a.m. Blended Church Service, 10:15 a.m. Phone (863) 835-2405. newbeginningschurchofsebring.com Begin your week with us. T h e L o r d s S e n t i n e l F e l l o w s h i p C h u r c h 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More information at www.juanitafolsomministries.com. U n i o n C h u r c h 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m. (October through Easter) and 9 a.m. Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church available. Wednesday night worship with Pastor Tiger Gullett and CrossTalk with Pastor Bill Breylinger at 6 p.m. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org. U n i t y L i f e E n r i c h m e n t C e n t r e new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. P R E S B Y T E R I A N C o v e n a n t P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h ( P C A ) 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 338722113. Pastor Tom Schneider. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; email: covpres@strato.net ; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org. Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. F i r s t P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h A R P 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 453-3242. The Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday; Children Ministry and Youth Group, 6 p.m. each Friday; Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m. second Wednesday; Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m. second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. F i r s t P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h A R P 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. 3850107. Email: faith@strato.net, Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Fellowship Time, 10:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m. Tuesday: Youth Groups meet for devotions/Bible study, crafts, sport activities and dinner. Middle and high school, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Elementary School, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Choir Rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. A nursery is available during worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. F i r s t P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h A R P www.fpclp.com, 117 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday Traditional Worship, 8 and 9:30 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Wednesday evenings: Adult small group Bible Study 7 p.m. (Nursery available), Youth Group (6-12th grades) 7 p.m., nursery and childrens ministry, 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. S p r i n g L a k e P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h ( U S A ) 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarqspace.com.S E V E N T H D A Y A D V E N T I S T A v o n P a r k S e v e n t h d a y A d v e n t i s t C h u r c h 1410 West Avon Blvd., Avon Park. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Frank Gonzalez. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME. Associate Pastor is Ryan Amos. Website is www.discoverjesus.org S e b r i n g S e v e n t h D a y A d v e n t i s t C h u r c h 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 3852438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Nathan Madrid.T H E C H U R C H O F L A T T E R D A Y S A I N T S T h e C h u r c h o f J e s u s C h r i s t o f L a t t e r D a y S a i n t s 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:10-1p.m.; Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 78:20 p.m. Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 811 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.T H E S A L V A T I O N A R M Y T h e S a l v a t i o n A r m y C e n t e r f o r W o r s h i p Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. U N I T E D M E T H O D I S T F i r s t U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. F i r s t U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. (863) 453-3759, Rev. Gary Pendrak, Pastor. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: www.fumcap.org. M e m o r i a l U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. Rev. Tim Haas, pastor. Rev. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Rev. Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor. Sunday worship services: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that wants to know Christ and make Him known. Check out our church website at www.memorialumc.com or call the church office at 465-2422. Lakeview Christian School, VPK to Grade 5, 4650313. S t J o h n U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org S p r i n g L a k e U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church office phone: 655-0040.U N I T E D C H U R C H O F C H R I S T E m m a n u e l U n i t e d C h u r c h o f C h r i s t Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we. Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is all-inclusive. Were at the corner of Hammock and Hope. Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999; sebringemmanuel ucc.com. PLACESTOWORSHIP Religion W hitley to speak at Bible Conference SEBRING Doug W hitley will be the guest s peaker for the January B ible Conference at M aranatha BaptistChurch, J an. 12-15. Meetings will be a t 6 p.m. each evening and a t 9 and 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Whitley uses his abilities and training in dramatic production to bring to life the testimonies and p reaching of godly leaders o f the past. In his characteriz ations, he becomes D. L. M oody, King David, Hudson T aylor, the apostle Paul, G eorge Mueller, Daniel, A ndrew Murray and through t hese characters preaches the Word. He is an actor, professor, preacher, and has appeared in three Christian films, as well as radio and television programs. He began this itinerant ministry in 1990, and this will be his second visit to Maranatha. The Maranatha congregation extends a cordial welcome to friends from the community to share in these meetings. The church is in Maranatha Village off Arbuckle Creek Road, two miles east of State Road 17 North. For more information call 382-4301 or 214-4859.Cameron starts mini-seriesLAKE PLACID Rev. Raymond W. Cameron of First Presbyterian Church will start a four-week miniseries on Why We Love Christs Church beginning Sunday. The series will explore a few of the reasons why Christians should love the church and why the message of the church is so vitally important. First Presbyterian Church is at 117 N. Oak Ave., between Dal Hall Boulevard and Interlake. Spring Lake UMC has garage, bake saleSEBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church will have its annual garage sale and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The church will also serve breakfast consisting of french toast and sasage and breakfast casserole, and lunch, consisting of vegetable beef soup, hot dogs and sloppy joes. The church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane, a quarter mile east of the hardware store on U.S. 98.Grace Harmony at Sebring Christian SEBRING Grace Harmony will be in concert at Sebring Christian Church at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. At 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 19 Tom Shelton will be in concert. There is no cost to attend these concerts, but a love offering for the artists is always gratefully accepted. The church has also begun collecting items for its Annual Relay For Life Yard Sale, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24-25. The church is accepting donations from the publicof yard sale type items.Allproceeds from the yardsale will go directly toRelay forLife. To donate items to the yardsale, call 382-6676 to set up a good time for drop off. weRcalled to be in concertLAKE PLACID What started out as a jam session in the family room led to the formation of a dynamic praise group. Calling themselves weRcalled, this band is composed of talented and professionally trained musicians whose passion is to spread the good news and truth from God through their music. Their upbeat rhythms and spiritual lyrics inspire and send listeners jumping and on their knees in praise. Be a part of this amazing musical event by watching them perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at the First Baptist Church of Placid Lakes, 116 Cleveland Ave. NE. They will also be spea king for a youth rally, so dont miss this event. Greg Buchanan to be in concertSEBRING The next performance of the St. John Concert Series will feature talented harpist Greg Buchanan. In his early years, Buchanan could do anything where music was involved. At age 3, his mot her sat him on her lap and began teaching him the piano. By age 9, he decided playing the harp was for him and began winning competitions from his tremendous music ability. As a young man Buchana n spent four years in the U.S. Navy Band in Washington, Whitley Continued on B8

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DC. Following military service, he experienced professional success in southern California. Unfortunately being introduced to alcohol and later drugs, Buchanan found himself in and out of mental hospitals and jails. He enrolled in college, determined to reconstruct his life. Due to a friends invitation to a Christian concert, Jesus Christ entered his heart that night. God is given all the credit for the triumphant life Buchanan now lives. This outstanding concert will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at St. John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive. Call the church at 382-1736 for information. Adonation will be taken. Youth For Christ announces Prayer VigilSEBRING Youth For Christ Highlands County announces its annual Community Wide Prayer Vigil to be held from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19. The focus of these non-denominational vigils is to pray for the youth of the county by focusing on the areas that impact them: church, family, business, government and school. Each topic will be briefly addressed by various community leaders, followed by an adult and a youth prayer warrior.Uplifting worship music will prepare all hearts for worship, prayer and praise of our Lord. The Prayer Vigil will take place at Wings of Faith Worship Center, 4348 Schumacher Road. Worship music will be led by the Wings of Faith choir. Call 386-0005 for more information.Church hosts Ladies Birthday PartyAVON PARK The women of Avon Park Christian Church will have its annual Ladies Birthday Party at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at the church, 1016 W. Camphor St (behind McDonalds). All women are invited to attend. Bring your mother, daughter, sister, aunt, grandmother, friend, neighbor, or someone new. There will be entertainment, good food, fellowshi p, door prizes and fun for all who attend. The theme is Walking with the Lord and the guest speaker is Denise Williams, Highlands Countys Veterans Services Officer. Williams has served in active duty in the U.S. Army and is now in the Army Reserves. She has served in Iraq in 2011 and Afghanista n in 2012. Tickets for the birthday party are $3 each and can be purchased at the church office from 8 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday or by calling 453-5334 or 443-1658. A von Park Christian Church AVON PARK Pastor G reg Ratliff will preach out o f James 1 on Sunday. The s ermon is Listen C arefully with the theme b eing Listen and Obey W hat You Hear. Wednesday Movie Night s tarts at 6 p.m. If unable to a ttend due to transportation n eeds, contact the church in a dvance to get a ride. Avon Park Christian C hurch is at 1016 W. C amphor (behind the Wells F argo Bank). Call 453-5334 o r email a pcc.2014@yahoo.com/. T he church website is w ww.avonparkchrist ianchurch.com/. Christ Lutheran Church LCMS AVON PARK Pastor S cott McLean will be p reaching a sermon titled It I s Safe Now to Go Back i nto the Water. The church is at 1320 C ounty Road 64, east of the A von Park High School past t he four-way stop sign. For m ore information, call 4712 663 or search online at c hristlutheranavonpark.org. Christian Science Church SEBRING The lesson s ermon on Sunday morning i s titled Sacrament. The k eynote is from Palms 67:6 G od, ... God, even our own G od, shall bless us. The church is at 154 N. F ranklin St. Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M Downing will bring the m essage titled Promises to K eep at the Sunday morni ng service. The Wednesday n ight Bible study is the G ospel of John. Church of Buttonwood Bay SEBRING Continuing t he series on Profiles in C ourage, Pastor Cecil Hess w ill preach Sunday on James Call Me If You N eed Me. Special music w ill be by the adult choir a nd the male quartet. Sunday night, Leisure A cres is hosting B uttonwood Bay choir and o ther musical groups for its 7 p.m. worship service. Buttonwood Bay is four m iles south of Highlands R egional Medial Center on U .S. 27. Call 382-1737. Emmanuel United Church of Christ SEBRING Rev. George M iller will deliver the serm on, Then ... with script ure from Psalm 29 and M atthew 3:13-17. The church is 1.7 miles w est of U.S. 27 on County R oad 634 (Hammock Road). C all 471-1999 or visit s ebringemmanuelucc.com. Faith Baptist Church LAKE PLACID This S unday, Pastor Bill Cole w ill preach Victory! from t he book of Romans. At 6 p .m., he will preach The B urning Question" from the G ospel of John. Vvisit the website w ww.faithbaptistchurchLP.c o m or call the church office a t 465-0060. Faith Lutheran Church SEBRING T hisSunday,thechurchcele bratesBaptism of Our L ord.GuestPastorFLGA D istrict President Greg W altonwill deliver hisserm on based on the readings o f the day from Psalm 29, Isaiah 42:1-9, Romans 6:111 and Matthew 3:13-17 Friday mornings the new study group, Malachi: A Love That Never Lets Go by Lisa Harper, will meet. The group is on its second week, so it is not too late to join. L.I.F.T. Ladies In Faith/Fellowship Together has changed its study days to Friday. The study is called Do Over: Experience New Life In Christ and will meet at 1 p.m. Friday,Jan.17. Thisweek the churchwill studyRenewal from Romans 8:8-17, 26-27.First Baptist Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK Rev. Jon Beck will preach from James 2:14-26 on Sunday. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. For more information, call 453-6681 or email info@fbcap.net.First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING The pastors sermon on Sunday will be Pauls Chains Advance the Gospel, with scripture from Philippians 1:12-18. Assisting during the Communion service will be Elders Howard Lewis and Diane Beidler. The deacon for the day is Carol Chandler. Greeting the congregation will be Diane Beidler. AAmeetings for the public are held from 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday, Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon is titled Fear and Knowledge based on Proverbs (select verses from 1:7 to 31:30). The choirs introit will be Be Still, for the Presence of the Lord and the anthem, Ascribe to the Lord with a flute solo by Kathleen Richards. The adult Sunday school class is using the denominational quarterly. The theme this quarter is the Gospel of Matthew. Sundays lesson is titled Jesus Begins His Public Ministry based on Matthew 4:1-25. Monday through Wednesday the Womens Ministries will have their annual Week of Prayer. Continental breakfast will be at 9:30 a.m. and the program from 10-11 a.m. Each day there will be speakers, with Jean Lund as a special guest speaker on Tuesday. There will also be the singing of hymns and an offering each day for Outreach North America. The public is invited. On Wednesday evening, a family potluck will be held. The program will feature guest harpist Vicknel Berrios. Bring a meat or vegetable dish, a salad or dessert. Table service and beverages will be provided. The public is invited. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. Call 453-3242 or check the website, avonparkapchurch.com/.First Presbyterian ChurchSEBRING Rev. Darrell A. Peers sermon on Sunday will be Give God All the Glory. The Womens Ministries Board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday. The church is at 319 Poinsettia Ave. Call 3850107 for information.First United Methodist Church of Sebring SEBRING The Rev. John Bryant will bring the message and the Adult Vocal Ensemble will provide the anthem on Sunday. The Fine Food and Fellowship Dinner will be served following the church services. The church is downtown at 126 S. Pine St. Call the church office for information at 385-5184.Grace Pointe MinistriesSEBRING The beginning of every month was a reason to celebrate in the Jewish tradition. This month is Shevat Rosh Chodesh. God predetermines your time and your boundaries (see Acts 17:24-29). He has pre-appointed times ... seasons, year, month, week, day, night, hour, moment. Word of the week is Art of Imitation Luke 6:60. Tuesday evening, the pastor will teach on the tribe Asher. Call the church at 658-2535 for location and direction to the Bible study.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Pastor Tim Haassermon on Sunday will be Making Dad Proud using Psalm 29:1-2. Music will be provided by the choir and the praise band. Memorials worship service at Lake Placid Health Care Center will be led by Pastor Jerry McCauley at 3:45 p.m. on Sunday. Elevate, a group for middle school girls, meets from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, call 465-2422. The church is at 500 Kent Ave. behind the Tower.New Beginnings ChurchSEBRING On Sunday, Pastor Gary Kindles sermon is titled Baptism, dead to sin, alive to God based on Romans 6:1-11. The churchs present location is The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave. For more information, call 835-2405.New Life Evangelical Lutheran ChurchSEBRING Pastor Luke John Willitzs sermon on Sunday will be The Savior is Revealed! from Matthew 3:13-17. The church is at 3725 Hammock Road. Call 3852293 or visit www.newlifesebring.com/.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING Pastor Jim Scaggs will deliver the Sunday morning sermon, Living As Gods People. The church is at 3413 Sebring Parkway. Call 3823552 or 273-9819.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING On Sunday, Pastor Ronald De Genaro Jr.s message will be The Baptism of Jesus. Biblical reference is from Matthew 3:13-17. Page B8 News-SunFriday, January 10, 2014 www.newssun.com BROWN, JEN; 3.639"; 2"; Black; tv incl; 0 0 0 3 4 8 5 7 Pastor Bill Bailey; 3.639"; 5"; Black; -; 0 0 0 3 5 0 5 0 Religion Church News Asmall farming community once found itself in the midst of a severe drought. If rain did not come soon, the crops would surely die. Seeing the despair all around him, the local preacher called upon the power of prayer. Quoting Jesus in Matthew 21:22, the preacher said, And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive. With those words, he encouraged all of the townspeople to join him that evening to pray that God might send the rain they so desperately needed. That night, every man, woman, and child for 20 miles showed up at the church building. All were ready to engage themselves in hours of prayer, if that was what was necessary to relieve the drought. When it was time to begin, the preacher stood up and told everyone to go home. There will be no prayers offered here tonight, he said. Shocked at what they had just heard, the crowd asked the preacher why there would be no time of prayer. The reason, he replied, is simple. There is no faith in this room. Angered at what seemed to be a rather judgmental answer, the people demanded that the preacher justify such a harsh statement. The preacher calmly responded, Every one of you came here tonight to ask God to help you by sending rain. Yet, not one of you showed up with enough faith to bring an umbrella. Most everyone who believes in Christianity claims that faith is essential if one wants to be saved, and that is certainly true. But, what is faith? Faith is defined in Hebrews 11:1 as the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. In other words, once we know the facts that God has spelled out for us so plainly in the Bible, we then have a decision to make: Do we believe those facts or not? Obviously, if we choose not to believe Gods word, then our discussion ends there. However, if we choose to believe the scriptures, then we must do so with a biblical faith, being assured and convicted of the saving truth that has been put before us in Gods holy word. But, is faith really that important? Hebrews 11:6 reads, And without faith it is impossible to please Him for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. Faith is the most basic building block for anyone who desires to develop a relatio nship with the Almighty God. Without it, nothing else works. But, is faith alone sufficient? Many people believe that faith by itself is enoug h to save them. The problem arises when one reads the Bible and finds out that Gods word teaches just the opposite. Next week, we w ill discuss what else, in addition to our faith, is necessa ry in order to be saved. Hint: James 2:24. Kevins Komments is written by Kevin Patterson and presented by the Sebring Parkway church of Christ assembling at 3800 Sebring Parkway. Visit www.sebringcoc.com, or e-mail sebringparkway@sebringcoc.com Do you have the most basic building block? Continued from B7 Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson Snapshots

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