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The news-sun
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News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
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Heartland Cultural Alliance Zoom! Art of the Automobile opens March 1 and will feature work of Karen BarrowB3 NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 192775 Get moving for a healthy heartB1Cat ran away? Check close to homeB9 www.newssun.com Sunday, February 23, 2014 VOL. 95 NO 20 Warm with a storm possible in the PM High 85 Low 64 Details on A14Arts/Entertainment .. B3 Business ............... A7 Classied ............... B10 Crossword ................. B2 Dear Abby ................ B2 Horoscope ............ B2 Obituaries ............. A8 Lottery Numbers ..... A2 Sports on TV .......... A9 facebook.com/ newssun twitter.com/ thenewssunTHE ART OF SPEED BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterAVON PARK City Manager Julian Deleon wants some legal defense provisions in his contract. His three-year contract is up for renewal in September. He would like the Avon Park City Council to extend his contract terms to ve years to end Aug. 31, 2019 and require the city to pay his le gal defense for cases that the citys insurance company doesnt cover. Deleon stated in an agenda item for Mondays meeting that he has dealt with Deleon wants lawsuit clause DELEON BY SAMANTHA GHOLARStaff WriterSEBRING Congratulations are in order for Cracker Trail Elementary School Assistant Principal Jeannie Inagawa, who was awarded the title of Outstanding Assistant Principal for the state of Florida in early February by the Florida Department of Education. Inagawa had already been named the Highlands County School Districts Assistant Principal of the Year, so to have the honor of the state being in agreement with her district peers and superi ors was just icing on the cake. The district awarded me the title earlier in the school year, but when the state chose me ... I was just shocked, Inagawa said. After qualifying for the state title by being named the district winner, Inaga wa didnt just sit back and relax and wait for a phone call. She had work to do. Basically I had to write and demonstrate what Ive been doing at the school in regards to being a leader and instructor. I had to explain how Ive helped with the Common Core implementation, the administration work, just lots of things went into it to show my work, In agawa said. I talked a lot about my job as an instructional leader and Cracker Trails Inagawa named states top assistant principal Phil Attinger/ News-SunCracker Trail Elementary School Assistant Principal Jeannie Inagawa talks to the school board about winning the title of Outstanding Assistant Principal for the state of Florida. BY BARR Y FOSTERNews-Sun CorrespondentSEBRING Farming out many services to the private sector was on the minds of Highlands County Commissioners when they met for a goal-setting session on Tuesday. The nearly two-hour session dealt pri marily with the possibility of privatizing a number of county services, although some currently pending issues such as EMS, attorney top county goals listSEE INAGAWA | A9SEE GOALS | A8SEE DELEON | A9 CSI:Creating Student InvestigatorsSimons pitches Red Devils to winB10 BY SAMANTHA GHOLARStaff WriterSEBRING Blood, ngerprints and evidence tape could be found all over Hill Gustat Middle Schools common area Saturday morning. There was no crime. In stead, 100 of the Heartland Educational Consortiums brightest high schoolers were there to get a lesson in crime scene investigation. Students from six counties gathered for a lesson in CSI Saturday morning as part of the Consortiums third annual CSI STEM (Science, Technology, Engineer ing and Mathematics) Day. The gifted learners were invited from throughout the Heartland in order to get some insight into the workings of a crime scene investigators day-to-day routine. Highlands County Sher iffs Ofce CSI Unit members were out in full force at the event to educate and hopefully spark a fuse of inspiration. Jeff Fenell, Kathy Per ez, John Wilkinson, Stacy Andrews Mike Helms and Manny Gonzales used their skills to demonstrate to the students a number of CSI hands-on opportunities including: ngerprinting, making plaster molds of tire tracks and footprints, as well as forensics such as blood splatter calculations. STEM learners get hands-on experience, lessons Katara Simmons/News-SunHighlands County Sheriffs Ofce crime scene investigator Kathy Perez talks to students about how to investigate a crime scene. SEE CSI | A6

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A2 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com Roundabout traffic pattern changesLAKE PLACID - The trafc pattern of West Interlake Boulevard will change at the Park Drive roundabout, effective Monday. Vehicles approach ing the circular intersection from West Interlake Boulevard or any other side streets must wait for a gap in the circulating ow, and yield, before entering the roundabout. For further information you may contact Kenya A. Anderson, project Manager, at 402-6877 or via email at kanderso@ hcbcc.org.Nature Walk at Hammock on MondaySEBRING The Monday Morning Nature Walk at Highlands Hammock State Park will be on the Cypress Swamp Trail from 9:30-10:30 a.m. this Monday Join volunteers Brian and Susan Woodworth at the Cypress Swamp Trail and take a leisurely stroll on a boardwalk through a bald cypress swamp. The walk is free. Regular park admission of $6 per vehi cle (up to eight per car) or $4 per vehicle (one per son) applies.Pioneer Lake boat ramp closedAVON PARK Pioneer Lake boat ramp at 100 Lake Pioneer Boat Ramp Road will be closed for repair and maintenance from Monday through Thursday, March 27. The ramp is scheduled to reopen Friday, March 28. For further information on boat ramp closings contact the Highlands County Parks and Recreation Department at (863) 402-6812.Brooks, Bohn appear at ReflectionsAVON PARK Bill Brooks and Lucas Bohn will be appearing at Reections on Silver Lake at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The rst half of the show will feature Bill Brooks, a very talented entertainer who performs the tunes of singers such as Jim Reeves, Johnny Cash, Conway Twitty, Marty Robbins, Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, George Strait, and Randy Travis. After a short intermis sion, Lucas Bohn, an energetic comedian who has shared the stage with Dave Chapelle and Jimmy Fallon, will take the stage. Bohns high-energy shows and hilarious impersonations make him an instant hit. Tickets are $8 and the public is welcome.Rotary Clubs prepare for Honor FlightThe seven Rotary Clubs in Highlands County and the Hardee County Rotary are sponsoring the third annual, day long Honor Flight trip to Washington D.C. Fundraisers are planned to pay for the trip and sponsors are needed to donate to help send a veteran or guardian. For more informa tion about the Honor Flight go to www.honor ight.org/. This will be rst come, rst served. The cost for each veteran is the same as the guardian cost. The clubs are budgeting $500 per per son to include the round trip bus to Fort Myers; the round trip plane ticket for Washington D.C.; lunch and dinner; the bus while in Washington D.C.; and Honor Flight T-shirts, plus other incidentals. Anyone is welcome to donate to wards or sponsor a guardian or a veteran a check for $500. This year veterans from the Korean War as well as World War II are being included. For information, see a Rotary Club member.FHREDI board meetsSEBRING A public meeting of the board of directors for Floridas Heartland Regional Economic Development Initiative, Inc. and Floridas Freshwater Frontier, Inc. will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Heartland Workforce, 5901 US 27 South. FHREDI/FFF and other related board issues will be discussed. Call Gina Reynolds at 385-4900.Travis on stage at Sebring Village MondaySEBRING Sebring Village presents The Jimmy Travis Show at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Jimmy Travis is a comedian, singer, songwriter and musician. As a multitalented performer, he constantly proves you can be funny, informative and entertaining without being offensive. He offers great comedy, great music, great show. Tickets are $10. To pur chase tickets, call 386-0045 or 273-0875.Shrine Club hosts buncoAVON PARK The public is invited to play bunco at the Shrine Club, 2604 State Road 17 South, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Cost is $4 per person. Call (863) 991-1298 for information.Elks plan breakfast buffetSEBRING Sebring Elks 1529 will have a breakfast buffet open to the public from 8:30-11:30 a.m. today. Cost is $7 and includes eggs your way, sausage gravy, ham, bacon, pan cakes, french toast, biscuits and much more. http//:www.newssun.com The News-Sun (USPS ISSN 0163-3988) is published every Sunday, Wednesday & Friday. Peri odical postage paid at Sebring, FL and additional entry ofce(s). All material contained herein is the property of the News-Sun, which is an afliate of Halifax Media Group. Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the writ ten permission of the publisher. All material submitted for publication becomes the property of the newspaper and may be edited for clarity and space, as well as reprinted, published and used in all media. Postmaster: Send address change to: News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 S., Sebring, FL 33870.COMMITMENT TO A CC URACYThe News-Sun promptly corrects errors of fact appearing in its news stories. If you believe we have made an error, call the newsroom at (863) 385-6155, ext. 516. If you have a question or comment about coverage, write to Scott Dressel, editor, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; email editor@newssun.com.; or call (863) 385-6155.O FFI CE Location: 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday Phone: (863) 385-6155 Main Fax: (863) 385-1954 Newsroom Fax: (863) 3852453SUB SC RIPTION RATE SHome 12 mos. Tax Total $72.22 $5.06 $77.28 In Florida mail 12 mos. Tax Total $107.24 $7.51 $114.75 Out of Florida mail 12 mos. Tax Total $122.41 $8.57 $130.98 Your newspaper is delivered by an independent contractor. 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Changes received after the times stated will be processed on the following publication date.O BITUARIE S AN D A NNOUN C EMENT SEmail all obituaries and death notices to obits@newssun.com Email all other announcements to editor@newssun.comP LA C E A CLA SS IFIE D ADFrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F (863) 386-6155, ext. 505 or (863) 314-9876RETAIL AD VERTI S INGMitch Collins 386-5626 mitch.collins@newssun.com Vickie Watson 386-5631 vickie.watson@newssun.com Terri Lee 386-5628 terri.lee@newssun.comL EGAL AD VERTI S INGJanet Emerson 385-6155, ext. 596 legals@newssun.comNEW S ROOM Call 385-6155 Scott Dressel, Editor, ext. 516 or scott.dressel@newssun.com Phil Attinger, Staff Writer, ext. 541 or phil.attinger@newssun. com Samantha Gholar, Staff Writ er, ext. 526 or samantha.gholar@ newssun.com Dan Hoehne, Sports Editor, ext. 528 or daniel.hoehne@newssun. com Katara Simmons, Photographer, ext. 538 or katara.simmons@ newssun.com. ROMONA W A SHINGTON Publisher and Executive Editor romona.washington@newssun.com 385-6155, ext. 515 NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927LO TTER YL OTTOWednesday, Feb. 19 9-14-29-31-32-36 X-2 Saturdays Jackpot: $12 millionP OWERBALLWednesday, Feb. 19 1-17-35-49-54 PB-34 X-3 Saturdays Jackpot: $40 millionMEGA M ONEYFriday, Feb. 21 8-19-20-22 PB-22 Tuesdays Jackpot: $500,000MEGA M ILLION SFriday, Feb. 21 23-29-32-45-46 PB-15 X-5 Tuesdays Jackpot: $195 million CAS H 3 Thursday, Feb. 20 Day: 4-3-0 Night: 2-2-1 Friday, Feb. 21 Day: 7-7-6 Night: 4-3-0P LAY 4Thursday, Feb. 20 Day: 3-1-1-5 Night: 4-6-1-0 Friday, Feb. 21 Day: 7-5-9-9 Night: 1-0-4-4F ANTA SY 5 Thursday, Feb. 20 5-7-15-22-23 Friday, Feb. 21 1-13-27-29-33 SNAPSHOTS LOCAL N EW S Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Florida Department of Elder Affairs SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Program is available to provide free, unbiased infor mation and assistance to Florida Medicare beneciaries as they carefully evaluate their health care options. The SHINE Program, operat ed locally by West Central Flor ida Area on Aging, is pleased to announce the offering of its Medicare 101 presentation. This presentation, which is free and open to the public, will take place Tuesday at Sebring Public Library, 319 W Center Ave. in Se bring, from 5-6 p.m. The Medicare 101 presentation, conducted by specially trained volunteers of the SHINE Program, will provide detailed information on the basics of the Medicare program, including Medicare supplement insur ance, Medicare Advantage plans, and nancial assistance programs. SHINE volunteers will also be available to answer questions and provide enrollment or benet application assistance. There will also be a presentation done by a representative from Social Security. To RSVP or to learn more about the SHINE Program, please call the local Elder Helpline at 1-800-963-5337.Vis it www.FloridaSHINE.org for details.Free Medicare presentation set Tuesday Special to the News-SunSEBRING Fifty-three Kids Tag Art Awards of Distinction winners were recognized for their artistic creativity at a reception hosted by the Highlands County Tax Collector on Feb. 13 at the Circle Theatre in downtown Sebring. The winning designs were selected from more than 1,000 entries created in fth-grade classrooms earlier this year and chosen by a panel of judges organized by the Highlands Art League. A crowd of nearly 200 proud parents, siblings, grandparents, teachers, principals and local dignitaries were in attendance to see the winning students accept their awards. Three of the talented win ners were selected to receive the Tax Collectors Choice, Alan Jay Choice and Champion for Children Foundation Choice awards. Each winner was the recipient of a framed copy of their design and a $50 gift card. The winner of the Tax Collectors Choice Award, presented by Eric Zwayer, was Jose Vasquez from Avon Elementary School. Kaylub Lindsey from Memorial Elementary School received the Champion for Children Foundation Choice Award from CEO Kevin J. Roberts, and Don Elwell, director of marketing and pub lic relations for Alan Jay Automotive Network, presented another Memorial Elementary student, Taivion Coston, with the Alan Jay Choice Award. After the ceremony, each presenter attached the winning tag to the front of their vehicles where it will remain for an entire year. Kids Tag Art is a countywide art program of the Highlands County Tax Collector and sponsored by the Champion for Children Foundation and Alan Jay Automotive Network, in conjunction with The School Board of Highlands County, Highlands Art League and Douglass Screen Printers. License plates designed in the classroom can be produced and sold as front-end vanity plates with the proceeds from the sale going to the schools art pro gram. Kids Tag Art plates can be purchased for $25 by going to www. hctaxcollector.com and selecting the Kids Tag Art link. For more information about the program, call Karen Jackson at the Highlands County Tax Collectors ofce at 402-6695.Kids Tag Art Choice Award winners announced Courtesy photoThe winner of the Tax Collectors Choice Award, presented by Eric Zwayer, was Jose Vasquez from Avon Elementary. Kaylub Lindsey from Memorial Elementary, received the Champion for Children Foundation Choice Award from the CEO Kevin J. Roberts (left), the Tax Collectors Choice Award presented by Eric Zwayer went to Jose Vasquez from Avon Elementary (center) and Don Elwell, director of Marketing and Public Relations for Alan Jay Automotive Network, presented another Memorial student, Taivion Coston, with the Alan Jay Choice Award.53 Awards of Distinction and three Choice honors presented to students M C Y K

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A4 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927Romona Washington Publisher publisher@newssun.com Scott Dressel Editor editor@newssun.com VIEWPOINTS The Colossus of Rhodes toppled into the sea thousands of years ago. The Hang ing Gardens of Babylon has been gone so long not even its dust remains. Even the pyramids are slowly wearing away. In other words, nothing lasts forever Harder Hall never became the eighth wonder of the world, but it remains a beau tiful example of Spanish rococo architecture a pink cake of a building with grace ful proportions and a tower rising high above Lake Jackson. It has been a landmark in Sebring for nearly 90 years, and is listed on the national historical register. No one wants to lose it. Unfortunately, Harder Hall built as a luxury hotel in the 1920s has remained empty and unattended for what seems like forever as a parade of hopefuls failed over and over again to make a success out of it. Today, after decades of neglect, Hard er Hall may be beyond saving. The costs of renovation are prohibitive, and there is a serious question of how the large, multistoried building could be put to use. Not to mention the impact its having on the City of Sebrings bank account. Despite our nostalgia and Harder Halls good looks, something has to be done one way or another. While its a heartbreaker, we do have a suggestion. If we cant save Harder Hall, lets give the pink dowager a send off to re member. Remove Harder Hall from the national register and advertise its availability to movie producers and directors. For $4 mil lion, a movie production company can use the building in any way they like, including blowing it up. The clean-up would be up to them. Imagine it: Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks, playing half-brother CIA agents who dont get along, chasing Angelina Jo lie playing a mad bomber with a chip on her shoulder as she prepares to blow up a Caribbean dictators palace. The ten sion grows until Washington and Hanks barely escape with their lives the palace (starring Harder Hall) exploding all around them. What a moment to remember. If we cant save Harder Hall, we ought to let her go with a bang.Let Harder Hall go out with a bangOUR VIEWLike many people, I like to wear T-shirts. Theyre comfortable, easy to throw on, easy to care for. Nice for when Im having a casual day at home, or typing away at Brewsters or may be working at my congregations clothing room. Several of my T-shirts have come to me courtesy of the blood bank. They are sometimes given to say thank you for coming in and letting them poke you with a needle to get your blood. While I do nate whether or not someone tosses a T-shirt my way, I have to admit they have some pretty neat ones. My current favorite has a picture of a zombie on it with the phrase, Save the Humans Donate Blood. I have one my sisters sent me. It reads, Careful or youll end up in my novel. Wise people should keep this in mind even when Im not wearing that particu lar shirt. I have religious T-shirts that Ive gotten from at tending certain functions. One has the name of my congregation on the front with a scripture quotation on the back. None of my T-shirts have raised any eyebrows or caused someone to get mad at me. I suppose the religious ones might offend someone who has some thing against religion, but thus far no one has come up to me yet to complain about what is on my shirt. Now there are some T-shirts out there that are provocative; shirts I couldnt wear, not without a lot of blushing, anyway. Tshirts that are shocking in what they display. Apparently Utah mom Judy Cox ran into some of these T-shirts on display in the window of a PacSun store. According to the story I read at www.foxnews.com, Judy Cox was shopping with her 18-year-old son at a mall in Orem, Utah, a town about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City. She spot ted the shirts, which allegedly had pictures of scantily dressed models in provocative poses. Cox was so disturbed by this that she went into the store to complain about the display. She was told that the shirts couldnt be tak en down without corporate approval. At this point some people wouldve sighed and moved on, guring there was noth ing else to be done. Not Cox. She promptly bought up all 19 of the shirts that the store had in stock, pay ing over $500 to do so. According to the article, Cox plans to return the shirts within the store chains 60-day return policy. But she hopes that what she did will inspire others to speak out when they see inappropriate displays. You dont have to pur chase $600 worth of Tshirts, Cox supposedly wrote in an email, but you can express your concerns to businesses and corporations who promote the display of pornography to children. I should mention that PacSun sells beach clothes for teenagers and young adults. The chain issued a statement that said in part that while they appreciated customer feedback, they remained committed to what they sold in their stores. Whether you agree with Cox or not about the appropriateness of the shirts, you have to give her some credit. The woman was willing, at least in the short run, to put her money where her mouth was. How many of us wouldve taken that particular step? Anyway, she gets a tip of the hat from me for being willing to stand up for what she believes in. Dont like that? Its your right to dis agree with me. Just be careful: you could end up in my novel.Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady@embarqmail.com. Vis it her website at www.laurahware. com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the staff of the News-Sun.Taking a stand on T-shirts LAURAS L OOKLaura Ware Midterm elections will bring out Hollywood celebrities supporting lots of glad-handing politicians, attracting the least informed voters: the People/US/ Entertainment Weekly crowd. And rightfully so. While some in Hollywood and D.C. strive for nancial responsibility, there are those who have no understand ing of the concept. M.C. Hammer blew $33 million on helicopters, parties and an entourage, not knowing fuel and repairs are pretty expen sive while employees are usually the largest expenditure on every balance sheet. We spent $1.4 billion on the Obamas in 2012 alone. Yup, people and their transportation can be pricey. Remember Kim Basinger buy ing a small town in Georgia? She went bankrupt four years later. When Joe Biden went all swanky and upscale to London and Par is, the bill was for over a million dollars. At least Basinger owned something for a while. Nicolas Cage went all GSAin-Vegas, buying 15 homes, including two castles, a couple of mansions and the ever-so-necessary Malibu beach house. And to think the Government Ser vices Agency only wasted about a million dollars on their lavish Las Vegas conference, including penthouse suites, a mind reader, a clown, a bicycle training exercise and expensive catering. Billy Joel had a lousy money manager (ala Senator and Governor Jon Corzine) who mismanaged 90 million of his dollars into dust. Big deal. We, the taxpayers, buried $7 billion worth of military equipment in the Afghan sand because, well, even though its perfectly good and useful, its really heavy and it might cost as much as a con gressional junket to bring it back. Youre starting to see the similarities, right? We expect a few relatively inexpensive tubs of lard in the pork barrel like a $98,000 outhouse on a deserted Alaskan trail, a million dollar heated bus stop in Arlington, Va., that fails to keep people warm, ten grand for utility pole performance art, $335,000 for a study that shows couples are happier after an argument when the woman calms down (duh), and a million dollars for a stack of at rocks called art at an embassy. What we should not accept is electing or re-electing peo ple who think its perfectly reasonable to spend $2.6 million of your money on teaching Chinese prostitutes how to drink responsibly or send a group of federal government employees connected with the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force to enjoy a trip to St. Croix, courtesy of taxpayers, that auditors cant decipher be cause the cost has been shifted around to many different agencies. Its not just these behaviors but this kind of thinking that has us over $17 trillion in debt.Rick Jensen is Delawares award-winning conservative talk show host. Contact Rick at rick@wdel.com, or follow him on Twitter @Jensen1150WDEL. Guest col umns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-SunWashington keeps looking more and more like Hollywood GUEST C OL UMNRick Jensen M C Y K

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A5 A mug bog event in Indiana advertised an obstacle course for the whole family. In a large pickup truck, the driver would be blindfolded. The good news is that the navigator, in the passenger seat, wouldnt be blindfolded. The notice goes on to say that you can have kids in the back seat as long as they are strapped in. Personally, I dont get it. While the county com mission did not change the zoning on Swamp Hammock, they suggested that the applicant pursue a Temporary Use Permit and I hear that Planning and Zoning is working on this. Maybe P&Z can tell us if blindfolded drivers are being considered. Since the Swamp Ham mock property has 34 wetlands surrounded by berms, this could be a drowning hazard. A child who goes in the water or falls in might not be found for some time be hind a berm. There was a stabbing at the Redneck Yacht Club Mud Park in Punta Gorda on Feb. 9. The victim was apparently trying to break up a ght when she was stabbed ve times by another woman with a pocketknife. Both were hospitalized and the stabber charged with aggravated battery. A while back, the same club had a car crushing. A monster truck attened an unoccupied car and the driver was arrested. The Redneck Yacht Clubs calendar has upcoming events like Mud Mayhem. In Newport, N.C., in Au gust 2012, a man was cutting doughnuts in the parking lot of Little Doo Mud Bog. A crowd objected to messing up the parking lot. The man hit one person with his truck, then red three shots into the crowd with a .40 cal iber pistol. He was ar rested, facing numerous charges. In White Springs, six people were hospitalized after a truck rollover accident at the Woodpecker Mud Bog. This happened on June 17, 2013, less than a year ago. The next month, on July 9, a middle-aged man was killed in an accident at the same location. No charges were led. One mud bog accident in South Carolina left two victims hospitalized with burns on 40 percent of their bodies. A mud bog racers truck ipped, land ing in a pond full of swimmers, in Palymra, Va. The driver died but none of the swimmers were hurt. Five people were hospital ized after a truck plowed through a crowd at the Pioneer Mud Bog Days event in Eau Claire, Wis. These incidents were in 2012. A sand rail buggy ipped multiple times, killing the driver, at the Summer Thunder Mud Bog in Holland, Mich., in July 2012. The driver was highly experienced, and we are told that he entered the mud pit going 70 mph. Many believe there should have been more precautions in place. It is well known that mud bogging is destructive to the land. Mud bogging is illegal on feder al lands, including those managed by the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management, with nes up to $5,000. Near Columbus, Ga. mud bogging with ATVs and trucks led to ero sion, almost exposing a gas pipeline. The South ern Natural Gas Company spent more than $100,000 to prevent this activity and the Muscogee County sheriff threatened violators with arrest. The point has come up at hearings on mud bog events. The clubs dont always succeed, but the damage to the land will be around for decades. A mud bogging club in Fellsmere zzled after a couple of events. At Swamp Hammock, the mud bog pit will be 12 acres. If a truck ips in the middle of 12 acres of mud, how will EMTs res cue them? I dont think our ambulance services are ready for this.Dale Gillis lives in Sebring and is a member of Highlands Audubon, which has voted to oppose the Swamp Hammock Mud Bog Park. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not neces sarily that of the News-Sun.Blindfolded drivers only one danger in mud bogging VIEWPOINTS GUEST COLUMNDale Gillis M C Y K

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A6 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterAVON PARK In a saga that began more than a year ago, Yudith Fernan dez and the city of Avon Park have settled the matter over her desire to set up a boarding house. Fernandez declined to give comment herself, deferring all questions to her attorney, John de Leon in Miami. He said the settlement reached through closed-door mediation will pay Fernandez $30,000 and allow her to have a new public hearing with the Avon Park Planning & Zoning Board. The board meets at 5 p.m. the second Tues day of each month, but Fernandezs new hearing hasnt been scheduled yet. City Manager Julian Deleon said city staff would facilitate that. In a settlement reached on Jan. 10, de Leon said Fernandez expects to receive a license to open a boarding house at her property, the Touchton Building at 1 W. Main St. We are looking forward to our clients being able to open a vacant building to revitalize Avon Park, de Leon said. Its been a difcult, long, drawn-out battle. Fernandez had been try ing since 2012 to turn her property into a boarding house for agricultur al workers. After sever al attempts to get proper zoning, rst through the Highlands County Depart ment of Planning and Development Services and later through the city, Fer nandez led a federal complaint against the city, claiming the Avon Park City Council and city administration had worked to thwart her plans through discrimination against Hispanics. The situation prompted the city to revise its Land Development Code in September 2012 to align with the county code in regard to boarding houses and farm worker housing. Like Zolfo Springs, the city opted to assign zoning for farm worker housing closer to existing orange groves to make it easier for the workers to get to their jobs. However, community activist Patricia Austin saw it as a repeat of the citys 2006 attempt to penal ize or disallow businesses that hire illegal immigrants. Victor Valdes, nation al civil rights commissioner for the League of Latin American Citizens, took part in a meeting in September 2012 with City Manager Julian Deleon, Austin and a member of the U.S. Justice Department, taking part by phone. For his part, Deleon said at the time that the county had mismanaged Fernandezs application, including three different opinions sent in three different letters to her over three months. To comply with the in formation received from the county, Fernandez bought property in November 2012 to provide room to meet parking requirements, only to be told by the county in December 2012 that there were no parking requirements. This is just not right, Deleon told the city council in January 2013. Fernandez led her for mal complaint on May 13, 2013, and a closed door mediation between Fer nandez and the city was scheduled and began Aug. 2. The parties, according to City Attorney Gerald Buhr, were sworn to condentiality so they could speak their minds freely. Nothing said during negotiations was allowed to leave the room for use by either party against the other, not even in court. Calls for comment from the citys attorney, George Bo Belohlavek of Rop er & Roper law rm in Or lando, have not been returned. Deleon said Friday that mediation is common, and that the citys insur ance company hired an attorney and did a feasibility study. Deleon said it was not his decision to settle. My preference is not to settle anything, Deleon stated in an email. However, the specic case was decided by the insurance company.Avon Park, boarding house owner reach agreementThe forum also featured two impor tant issues in todays world computer and cell phone technology. Perez was busy showing the proper technique when searching for DNA samples at a crime scene portraying a break-in that left a bludgeoned victim and pieces of carpet that had been cleaned of the blood stains. These chemicals are used. This is going to attach to the amino acids. Its still going to show me (evidence) even though this person cleaned up the area, Perez said. Students got to take their own n gerprint samples with Fennell and learned all about cell phone technolo gy with Helms. Friends Hanna Livingston, Erin Bonini and Jacob Schlosser dusted cups and bowls for ngerprints during their turn at the station, though the process was much harder than it appears on TV. I like this a lot, said Livingston, a Sebring High sophomore. Its my rst year at this event. Event coordinators and Consortium employees John Varady and Lisa Shin were excited about the students get ting so much exposure to different elds of science. The experience is part of an ongoing program that hosts six forums annually that get the Consortiums 400 students closer to science, technology, mathematics and engineering. The events are funded by a Race to the Top grant acquired three years ago. These are for gifted and talented students in small and rural districts to get more exposure to STEM. We arent like these big districts Tam pa, Orlando, Miami where they can get to the universities and businesses much easier for exposure, Varady said. These kids in our six dis tricts may never get the exposure they need and instead of choosing a major and a career in the sciences or math they choose something else because they arent familiar enough and leave the state. That leaves a big hole and makes businesses have to look out of state for employees for those jobs. We have talent here that needs to be nurtured, that needs to stay here. Shin explained that the importance of events like CSI Day is that they allow students to become familiar with a wide array of elds of study and careers. They may go to a forum that has to do with computers and hate it but love this, and thats OK. Finding out what you dont like is just as impor tant as knowing what you do, Shin said. We have to take the kids who have a lot of strength and potential and help them. These forums are great. Not only do they get hands-on experience and exposure to many different things and go to colleges for events that they might have not of ever heard of otherwise, they meet friends here. They dont have to feel like theyre the only special kid around. Students from high schools in High lands, Hardee, Okeechobee, Glades, Hendry and DeSoto counties enjoyed their day learning about CSI. Varady watched as students took on the task that could well be some of their future careers. The goal is to level the playing eld a little bit, Varady said. Our kids are just as good, if not better (than those in bigger cities).Samantha Gholar can be reached at samantha. gholar@newssun.com or 385-6155 ext: 526. CSI FROM PAGE A1 Katara Simmons/News-SunHighlands County Sheriffs Ofce crime scene investigator Jon Wilkinson uses Hunter Siver to help with a ngerprint demonstration Saturday morning at Hill-Gustat Middle School in Sebring. M C Y K

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A7 BUSINESS Special to the News-SunWINTER HAVEN To say Wendy Hender son is a multi-tasker is an understatement. The recently transplanted Lakeland residents resume lists a wide variety of roles including property appraiser, marketing director, fundraiser, and event planner all accomplished concurrently for different organizations. Henderson, who moved to Polk County in May 2013, served as a board member for the local Boys & Girls Club in California and ultimately became their rst Director of Development. She received her cer tication in Fundraising and Institutional Advancement from Cal ifornia State University, Northridge. During this time, she also served as executive director of the Central California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. When the real estate boom hit in California, she became a residential real estate appraiser, following in her fathers footsteps and working with her husband in their appraisal rm. An avid University of Southern Califor nia booster, Hender son got involved with the fundraising committee, which led to leadership roles coordinating large scale events, including one fundraiser for a local non-prot hospice orga nization. Now the regional development director for Cornerstone Hospice Foundation, Henderson is looking forward to applying her various mar keting skills and talent for building relationships to benet the local nonprot. I dont want anyone to say who is Corner stone Hospice, said Henderson, who manages Cornerstone Hospice Foundation efforts in Highlands, Hardee and Polk counties as well as community outreach. Our people are so amazing and caring and I want the community to know the extensive array of services and programs available in this community. Wendy has proven results in running large, successful fundraising events, said Deborah Harley, executive director. She will be a tremendous asset in identifying new opportunities to raise awareness about Cornerstone Hospice and the important role we play in our communitys health care system. Wendy and her husband, Jim, have been married 27 years. They have two sons, Blake, a Petty Ofcer, third class in the U.S. Navy and Joshua, a Senior Airman in the U.S. Air Force.Henderson to lead regional development for Cornerstone Courtesy photoWendy Henderson has joined Cornerstone Hospice as its new regional Director of Development in Highlands, Hardee and Polk counties. In this role, she will oversee fundraising activities that support hospice programs in the area as well as identify new community relationships while strengthening existing ties. Courtesy photoSeacoast Nationals Alison Lofton is having some fun with Reliable Insurance Agencys Robert Moriarity during the recent Business Networking Breakfast at the Lake Placid Branch Seacoast National Bank on Thursday. The breakfast is an opportunity for local businesses to exchange business cards and gain referrals. It is held on the third Thursday of every month. The next one will be March 20. Business owners enjoyed homemade pancakes thanks to Lofton and Moriarity and sausage made by Tina Cantwell.BUSINESS NETWORKING BREAKFAST JOAN LOWYAssociated PressWASHINGTON It looks like the government is more conicted about cellphones on planes than most travelers. Even as one federal agency consid ers allowing the calls, another now wants to make sure that doesnt happen. Passengers particularly those who y often oppose allowing calls in ight, polls show. In line with that sentiment, the Department of Transpor tation signaled in a 22page notice posted online Friday that it wants to retain a ban on the calls. But the notice comes just two months after the Feder al Communications Commission voted to pursue lifting the ban. Transportation regulates aviation consumer issues. The FCC has responsibility over whether the use of cellphones in ight would interfere with cellular networks on the ground. Congress is also getting into the act. Lawmakers are pushing legislation to require transportation regulators to implement a ban on the calls. Echoing some travelers concerns, the Transportation Department said in its notice on Friday that it believes allowing passengers to make cellphone calls may be harmful or injurious to other passengers. This is because people tend to talk louder on cellphones than when theyre having face-to-face conversations, the department said. They are also likely to talk more and fur ther increase the noise on a ight, as passengers would not be simply talking to the persons sitting next to them but can call whomever they like. Some planes already have seat-back phones in place, but they are rarely used, it said. The concern is not about individual calls, but rather the cumulative im pact of allowing in-ight calls in close quarters, the department said. In an Associated Press -GfK poll three months ago, 48 percent of those surveyed opposed let ting cellphones be used for voice calls while planes are in ight, while 19 per cent were in favor and 30 percent were neutral. Among those whod own four or more times in the previous year, the rate of opposition soared to 78 percent. Delta Air Lines told the government last year that 64 percent of its passen gers indicated that the ability to make phone calls in ight would have a negative impact on their onboard experience. Among the most ardent opponents of lifting the current ban are ight attendants, who worry that phone conversation will spark arguments between passengers and even acts of violence. Allowing passengers to use cellphones dur ing commercial ights will add unacceptable risks to aviation security, compromise a ight attendants ability to maintain order in an emergency, increase cabin noise and tension among passengers and interfere with crewmembers in the performance of their duties as rst responders in the cabin, said Corey Caldwell, a spokeswoman for the Association of Flight Attendants, which represents nearly 60,000 ight attendants at 19 carriers. The current FCC ban was adopted in 1991 based on concern the calls planes might interfere with cellular networks on the ground, but techno logical advances have resolved those worries. Cellphone calls on planes? Dont ask the feds M C Y K

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A8 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com the proposed animal control ordinance and the countys recycling pro gram also were discussed. When it came to the idea of privatizing or farming out services, Board Chariman Greg Harris told the board that everything the county does conceivably could be turned over to the pri vate sector. I dont think we should look at everything, but if we can save a substantial amount of money, I think we should have staff look at it, he said. Highlands County Ad ministrator June Fisher said she recently had attended a seminar where privatization of services was discussed, noting that some counties have farmed out tasks such as human resources, jani torial services, building permitting and inspection, animal services, eet maintenance, accounting and nance, planning, contract insurance, code enforcement, recycling and the landll operation. Commissioners Jim Brooks and Ron Hand ley brought up the issue of privatizing Emergency Medical Services. Several citizens have asked that local businesses such as Positive Medical Transportation give presentations to the commission such as have been given by Highlands County EMS Director Harvey Craven in the past. Privatizing EMS is not as simple as privatizing janitorial services, said Brooks, The county is responsible. We have to supervise them. Brooks added there was low morale among the EMS workers due to the uncertainty of the situation and called on commissioners to deal with the matter quickly. He also pointed to the pending construction of three new station houses as a matter commissioners needed address. Commissioner Jack Richie weighed in on that subject, pointing to stra tegically-placed volunteer re department stations. We are under utilizing our re stations. Many of them have kitchens, showers, rooms to sleep, and were not taking ad vantage of that, he said. There is duplication of services and building space. Commissioner Don Elwell suggested a needs analysis be considered in an effort to deter mine how many EMS stations might be needed and where those might be placed for optimum ser vice, saying there had not been one done in two decades. The last time we did this, the county may have been growing in different areas, this would be good for a long-term look, he said. Craven told the com mission that such a sur vey would cost in the area of $50,000 and probably would not produce more information than he already could provide. A suggestion was made that instead of looking at a scenario where the ser vice was all county or all private, a blended service be considered, where private services might act as a force multiplier to provide increased service to citizens. Were not only looking at ways to save money, were looking at ways to improve Highlands Coun ty in the long run, said Elwell. The commission also again looked at investigating the efcacy of using a staff attorney versus contracting the service out. Such a study was done two years ago, with commissioners at that time deciding to retain Ross Macbeth. Commissioners Brooks and Handley asked that the issue once again be researched in an effort to check for greater service. Pointing to the fact that Macbeth has his own pri vate practice, Handley ar gued that it might be time for legal counsel which would be immediately available. I think that we have come to the point where we need that service; where if we have a ques tion, we can step in and ask it, Handley said. Harris suggested that Macbeth had intangibles such as a history with the county that could not be quantied in dollars. The commission agreed to address the issue at length at a March 4 workshop. Richie called on commissioners to again determine core services, reading through a list of necessary services, start ing with health and safety, moving to quality-oflife issues and then to nice-but-not-essential items. Brooks asked staff members to get the commission a list of mandated items so that during upcoming budget discussions commissioners might know what they are required to do and what programs or departments would be on the table for consideration. Another goal set by commissioners was to get an inventory of coun ty-owned properties so commissioners could determine their future use. Fisher reported that sev eral departments already are in the process of nding and consolidating a universal list. Commissioners also decided to tag a recycling workshop onto the March 4 agenda, to help move that process along. GOALS FROM PAGE A1ROBE R T CAPPELR obert P Cappel, age 86, passed away on Feb. 20, 2014 in Sebring. He was born on A pril 17, 1927 in Elderon, Wis. to the late Henry R and E lsa L. (P lowman) Cappel. He has been a resident of Sebring since 1985, coming from Wittenberg, Wis. He was a member of St. John United M ethodist Church in Sebring. He is survived by his wife, Irene E Cappel; children, Kevin (M ary) Cappel of Wino na, M inn. and Karen (Walter) Wolfe of Sebring; brothers, Donald (G erda) Cappel of LaLuz, N.M and Darrel (June) Cappel of Wautoma, Wis.; sister-in-law, E loise Cappel of Wittenberg, Wis.; grand children, Nic (Tashia) Cappel and Carly Cappel. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry R and E lsa L. Cappel, and brothers, Neal and R ichard Cappel. There will be a memorial service on Saturday, M arch 1, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at St. John United M ethodist Church, with R everend R on ald DeG enaro Jr. ofciating. M emorial contributions can be made in his memory to St. John United M ethodist Church M usic Department, 3214 G rand P rix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872; G ood Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock R oad, Sebring, FL 33872 or your local humane society. A rrangements entrust ed to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home stephensonnelsonfh.comJANE M C KAYJane M cKay 79, of Lake P lacid, passed away suddenly on Feb. 6, 2014 with her family at her side. Jane is now with G od and reunited with her husband, Lloyd M cKay. Jane was born June 25, 1934 in Torrington, Conn. She met and married Lloyd R M cKay. They went to Florida on their honeymoon and never left. Jane and Lloyd had four children, Bruce (P enny) M cKay, Barb (Kevin) P ritchard, Jim (P atty) M cKay, and John (Loretta) M cKay. In addition to her children, Jane is survived by 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, who will all miss their G ram. Jane was an avid tennis player, enjoyed daily walks, and was active at the gym. Jane loved watching nature and completing her cross word puzzles. She was also very generous with her time and talents with volunteer work at her church, St. James Catholic Church. Jane was most proud of being a good mother, loving G ram, and loyal and car ing friend. Jane worked as a R eg istered Nurse for over 25 years. She worked in P ediatrics at Broward Health (Broward G eneral) M edical Center in Fort Lauderdale and then in the E mergency Department at Florida Hospital Heartland M edical Center at Lake P lacid. She was known for her calm, soft voice and kindness to patients and staff. Janes life will be cele brated at a memorial service on M arch 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Saint James Catholic Church, Lake P lacid. Donations may be made in her memory to the A merican Cancer Society at donate.cancer.org, a cause close to her heart. OBITUARIES BRENDAN FARRINGTONA ssociated P ressTALLAHASSEE Tax cuts, stiffer sex offender laws, expanding school vouchers and, as always, the state budget will be among the issues Florida legislators will consider over their annual 60-day session that begins shortly. But so will legalizing half-gallon beer growlers, raising the speed limit to 75 mph in some areas and nally making it legal for unmarried men and women to have sex in the homes they share. Hundreds of bills have already led for the ses sion beginning March 4 some mundane, some making a political point, some dealing with major policy changes and some that could affect Floridians everyday lives. And most will never make it to Gov. Rick Scotts desk when lawmakers go home the rst weekend in May. The House and Senate leaders say, though, they will not be taking a step back and coasting dur ing an election year, when many contentious issues are often left for another time. We really wanted to continue to push the envelope this year and not waste a session, House Speaker Will Weatherford said. Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz have laid out a ve-point work plan for the session deal ing with education; making the state more military friendly; making broadbased tax cuts; protecting children, the elderly and other vulnerable Floridians; and addressing government pension costs and ethics. The thought was we wanted it to be bigger and broader and hopefully bolder than the agenda we had last year, said Weath erford, R-Wesley Chapel. But one issue that seems to be debated every year at the Capitol gambling wont be high on the prior ity list of either lawmaker. Were both very skepti cal about gambling, said Gaetz, R-Niceville. There will be a push to create casino resorts, par ticularly in Miami, as there have been the last few years. Gaetz and Weath erford arent closing the door to the idea, but Gaetz said there rst needs to be a holistic look at Floridas gambling industry in general to clean up laws and regulations that have been patched together over the years. And theres also the compact with the Seminole Indian Tribe that allowed exclusive gambling rights for their casinos in exchange for whats approaching $1 billion in payments to the state over the last four years. A portion of the agreement allowing blackjack and other card games at the tribes casinos expires in August 2015. How Scott handles negotiations with the tribe could also affect what the legislature does. More important to the leaders are changes in other policy, like expand ing a corporate tax credit for companies that give private school vouchers to low-income students. They also want changes in the state retirement system similar to a failed proposal last year that would have required all future public employees to have individual investment accounts similar to 401 (k) plans instead of a guaranteed pension. They want to build on ethics laws passed last year by further strength ening penalties for those who dont follow them and to apply standards re quired of elected state ofcials to local ofcials.Legislative session to be a mix of prioritiesEthics, schools, military, sexual predator bills among top issues M C Y K NEWS-SUN

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A9 what I do to help the instructors be even greater. We have some great teachers here (at Cracker Trail) and throughout our district, but there is always something we can do to be better. Thats what I do. I help the teachers and the classrooms grow. One of three nalists, Inagawa evidently impressed the DOE with her work ethic and drive to make her school, students and instructors the best. After being awarded her distinction in early Feb ruary, Inagawa was again put in the spotlight on Tuesday. I just got back from Or lando a couple of hours ago. I was there for a state board meeting this morning. I was again recognized as the Outstanding Assistant Principal of the year by the Florida Department of Education State Board. Im still in shock. It is quite an honor. There are so many outstanding educators across this district, across this state, Inagawa said. Inagawa thanked her faculty and fellow administrators for their hard work and support. She also noted that Principal Dr. Richard Demeri is a big supporter of her and the entire faculty. We are all in this together; the credit goes to everyone. It is nice to be recognized for the countless hours and the behindthe-scenes work, Inagawa said.Samantha Gholar can be reached at samantha.gholar@newssun. com or 385-6155 ext: 526. INAGAWA FROM PAGE A1 several personal lawsuits while city manager. While some of those lawsuits had related complaints lodged against the city, Deleon has had to pay legal costs for many of the complaints lodged against him. Among the lawsuits Deleon listed were: Joy Estredge, whose lawsuit Deleon lists as pending. She alleges age discrimination and a hostile work environment while working under Deleon at the Public Works Department. Michael Rowan, former police chief, whose lawsuit Deleon also lists as pending. Deleon also listed three dismissed lawsuits from former employee Sally Per ry, alleging civil rights violations; from downtown building owner Yudith Fer nandez, alleging discrimination, and from Councilman Garrett Anderson alleging ethics violations. A settlement to the Fer nandez case in January will pay her $30,000 and schedule a new Planning & Zoning Board hearing for her request to establish a boarding house in the historic downtown. Deleon said those costs will come from the insurance com pany, which insisted on settling. The city council voted in September to pay Deleons legal fees in relation to Andersons complaint. Anderson abstained from the vote, but said during discussions that he didnt think the city should pay Deleons bill. In his memorandum to council members, Dele on said the defense costs to the ethics complaint are now up to $12,000. He claims his salary level wont cover those costs. The clause he wants in cluded in his contract would specify that the city would provide an attor ney for any legal actions against him based on allegations related to per formance of his duties, particularly if the citys insurance company doesnt provide an attorney. The proposed contract amendment also states that Deleon would be obligated to reimburse the legal expenses to the city if the representing counsel or city attorney nd that paying the attorneys fees dont serve a public pur pose, if his actions violated the Avon Park City Charter or if his actions were suf cient to justify being red without severance pay or benets. Despite the above nancial threats, I have continued to perform my job regardless of personal consequences, he wrote. DELEON FROM PAGE A1 Katara Simmons/News-SunAustin Brown shoots and scores Saturday morning with some encouragement from volunteer Judy Bassett during the Second Annual Bo Alvarez YMCA Youth Olympics.YMCA YOUTH OLYMPICS Katara Simmons/ News-SunJaden Bolin thinks before he shoots Saturday morning during the Second Annual Bo Alvarez YMCA Youth Olympics in Sebring. About 100 youngsters participated in events such as an obstacle course, football throw, strength competition, agility course, shuttle run and basketball shootout. The event was a fundraiser to support the Bo Alvarez Foundation. M C Y K

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A10 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com SPORTS BY DAN HOEHNEdaniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING A new track and eld season dawned Thursday evening as the Blue Streaks hosted a fourteam invitational at Firemens Field. And while the season is just beginning, some athletes seem in midseason form as the Sebring boys took the team win easily, totaling 113 points while the nearest runner up, Hardee, nished with just 53. DeSoto took third with 48 and Moore Haven fourth with 45. On the girls side, Hardee eked out the win with 81.17 points, just ahead of the Lady Streaks 79.83. Moore Haven was third with 59.5 and DeSoto fourth with 36.5. The Sebring girls got a win from Denise Constant in the 200-yard dash and as part of the 4X400 relay team that also featured Katie Stoll, Sarahi Rivera and Kaytlyn Cooper. Rivers and Stoll also teamed up with Christian Pyles and Kimber Harris to get a win in the 4X800 relay. Stoll also took second in the 800 and Cooper third in the 1,600. Another win came from Sheliah Harris, who won the discus with a toss of 99-feet, 9-inches. Constant came in third in the discus with a throw of 92feet, 7-inches. Ashley White tied for rst in the high jump, clearing Streaks start track season strong Dan Hoehne/News-SunDespite a tweaked ankle, Imani Powell won the triple jump and took second in the long jump on Thursday. SEE TRACK | A12 BY DAN HOEHNEdaniel.hoehne@newssun.comLAKE PLACID While most of Avon Parks lineup struggled to solve Lake Placid ace Tyler Carr, Luis Martinez picked up the slack in the Devils 5-1 win Friday night at Scarbor ough Stadium. Martinez reached base all four times up, garner ing half of Avon Parks hit total, and scored all but one of the Devil runs. Otherwise, Carr was nearly untouchable as he only surrendered two other hits, walked none and struck out a whopping 15 batters in six innings of work. Weve seen a few real good pitchers already this year and Tyler is right there with them, Avon Park head coach Whitt Cornell said. But it was nice to see our guy match him and give us a chance. That guy would be freshman Daniel Simons who, while not putting up the gaudy strike-out numbers that Carr did, also only surrendered ve hits and through the rst six innings allowed just two runners to reach as far as second base. The Devils, courtesy of Martinez, struck rst as he lead off with a single up the middle, stole second and third and came in when Mykel Gordon reached on an error. Carr limited it to that lone run as he struck out the side, and repeated the effort in the second, a one-two-three inning with three strike-outs. But Martinez struck again in the third, leading off with a shot into the left-eld gap for a double. Alfred Brown then reached on an error, sending Martinez to third. Carr struck out the next batter, but Gordon again brought Martinez in on a ground-out to rst. Mason Jahna then hit a shot to third that couldnt be handled, allowing Brown to come in and give the Devils a 3-0 lead. Simons, meanwhile, was working through the Dragon line-up, working around a walk to Isaiah Velasquez and single to Justin Mason in the rst, and a single to Alex Miller in the second. He worked one-twothree innings in the third, fourth and fth and left Laine Daum stranded after a two-out single in the sixth. I really wanted to let him nish, Cornell said. But he started to tire a little in the seventh and we brought Kenny (McGrath) in. By then, Martinez had singled in the fth, was moved to second on a Brown bunt and scored on a Tyrone Perry single. Then in the top of the seventh, with two out and Justin LaRosa on in relief, Martinez drew a walk, stole second and scored on Browns double to leftcenter. With a 5-0 lead, Simons went out for the bottom of the seventh, but Jacob Martinez helps Red Devils overcome Dragons, Carr Dan Hoehne/News-SunAbove: Luis Martinez laces a double into the left-center eld gap in the third inning Friday night, one of three hits he would have in the Red Devil win. Below: Tyler Carr struck out 15 batters in six innings, walking none, but came out on the losing end to Avon Park. SEE DEVILS | A12 Dan Hoehne/News-SunSebring senior Nisha Patel took the No. 1 Singles title at this weekends Heartland Conference Tournament. See Wednesdays NewsSun for a recap of the two-day event.PATEL POWERS TO WIN Dan Hoehne/News-SunLake Placid pitcher Ashley Royce res to rst Friday night, but Mulberry would come out on top of the district tilt, 10-2. It was a tough end of the week for area softball as Avon Park lost to McKeel Friday and Sebring fell 8-5 to Clewiston Thursday night and 9-3 at Okeechobee Friday. LATE WEEK ROUGH FOR SOFTBALL AVON PARK 5 LAKE PLACID 1 Special to the News-SunHighlands County Senior Softball would like to pay tribute to the men in blue, those oft-maligned umpires, Don Thomas, Jim Cissell, Steve Englebert and especially Tom Gaiownik. The latter played softball for several years and made many friends. He contacted a rare disease called Guillain Barre syndrome which paralyzed him from the neck down. After two years of prayer and therapy he is back on the eld as an umpire. The umpires code is we may not always be right but were never wrong. On the eld in the 60s league Mondays results were as follows. The Alan Jay Red Sox upended the Fairmount Services 11-5. Led by Wayne McNett with three hits and John Boom-Boom Bujas four hits. The losing Fairmount Services had Jim Holmes and Steve Blazing with two hits each. The other game had league-leading Reections (7-4) all over the VFW White Sox 18-14. Reections Orioles had Bill Kelsey with four hits (double), Don Cunningham and Ron Rieches with three hits, each with a double to their credit. Orlando and Dick Osterich added three hits apiece. Greg Ramos added a pair of doubles. The White Sox Don Dobbert had four hits, including a double. Tom McNally had three hits with a bases loaded double. Roy Oke and Jesse Hathaway had two hits each with a triple for both batters and ve more players added two hits each. On Wednesday the VFW 4300 White Sox rallied to beat the Alan Jay Red Sox 17-14. The White Sox had spectacular plays by Roy Oke and Don Dobbert. Bill Wilson had ve hits with a three-run home run. The elding stars, Roy Oke and Don Dobbert, had four hits each. John Miller added three hits and Woody Woodward with great relief pitching took the win. The hitting stars for Alan Jay were Jamie Lopez and John Smutnik with four hits each.Highlands Seniors honor men in blueSEE SENIORS | A13 MCYK

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A11 COMING UPHigh School Baseball Monday Lake Placid at Lakeland Christian, 7 p.m. Tuesday Avon Park vs. Fort Meade, 7 p.m.; Sebring at Lake Placid, 7:30 p.m. College Baseball Monday SFSC at Seminole State, 3 p.m. Wednesday SFSC at State College of Florida, 6 p.m. High School Softball Monday Lake Placid at Dunbar, 6 p.m. Tuesday Avon Park vs. All Saints Academy, 6 p.m.; Sebring at Clewiston, 5:30/7:30 p.m. College Softball Tuesday SFSC at Palm Beach State, 5 p.m. Boys Tennis Tuesday Sebring vs. George Jenkins, 3:30 p.m. Thursday Lake Placid vs. DeSoto, 4:30 p.m.; Sebring vs. Lemon Bay, 4 p.m. Girls Tennis Tuesday Sebring vs. George Jenkins, 3:30 p.m. Thursday Lake Placid vs. DeSoto, 4:30 p.m.; Sebring vs. Lemon Bay, 4 p.m.TodayAuto Racing NASCAR Daytona 500 1 p.m. FOX NHRA CARQUEST Auto Parts Nationals 8 p.m. ESPN2 College Basketball Michigan State at Michigan Noon CBS Seton Hall at Creighton 5 p.m. SUN Golf PGA WGC Accenture Match Play Championship 9 a.m. GOLF LPGA Honda LPGA Thailand 1:30 p.m. GOLF PGA WGC Accenture Match Play Championship 2 p.m. CBS NBA L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City 1 p.m. ABC Chicago at Miami 3:30 p.m. ABC Houston at Phoenix 9 p.m. ESPN Olympics Cross Country Skiing, Bobsled 2 p.m. NBC Closing Ceremony 8:30 p.m. NBC Womens College Basketball Duke at Notre Dame 1 p.m. ESPN Florida at South Carolina 1 p.m. SUN Tennessee at Missouri 2 p.m. WTTA Kentucky at Texas A&M 2 p.m. ESPN2 Oklahoma State at Texas Tech 3 p.m. SUN Maryland at Georgia Tech 4 p.m. ESPN2MondayCollege Basketball Syracuse at Maryland 7 p.m. ESPN Oklahoma at Kansas 9 p.m. ESPN Womens College Basketball Penn State at Nebraska 7 p.m. ESPN2 Wake Forest at Miami 9 p.m. SUNTuesdayCollege Basketball Florida at Vanderbilt 7 p.m. ESPN Kansas State at Texas Tech 7 p.m. ESPN2 Clemson at Wake Forest 7 p.m. SUN Indiana at Wisconsin 9 p.m. ESPN Wichita State at Bradley 9 p.m. ESPN2 NBA Chicago at Atlanta 7:30 p.m. WGNSPORTS ON TV SCORE BOARD Blue Streak Tennis Camp SEBRING The Sebring High School girls tennis team will be hosting their 2nd Annual Tennis Camp on Saturday, March 8. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to Noon at the Thakkar Tennis Center located in the Country Club of Sebring. The camp is open to girls and boys ages 4 to 18. Instruction will be available for all levels of play. Lunch will be provided and all participants will receive a camp t-shirt. Cost is $25 per student with family discounts available. Pre-registration is en couraged. For registration and/ or more information call Coach Hollinger at 4715513. SFSC hosts Panther 5K AVON PARK On your mark, get set, go! Registration for the 5th annual Panther 5K Run/ Walk is now available online at www.southorida. edu/panther5k. This annual family event will take place on Saturday, March 1, and benets the South Florida State College (SFSC) Athletic Department. The Panther 5K Run/ Walk will take participants on a path through the beautiful SFSC Highlands Campus and along College Drive. Participants can choose to run the 5K as a race or to take a more leisurely, family-friendly walk four-legged friends and strollers are welcome. This event helps us to promote health among our community and raise funds to help support SFSC athletics, said Rick Hitt, SFSC athletic director and head baseball coach. We will earmark a portion of the raised funds to go toward the Panther Fieldhouse fundraising effort, which is our effort to supply the softball, baseball and future cross country team with a dressing facility located down on the athletic complex grounds. Other funds raised will be earmarked for things that may arise during the year outside of our normal budget. The entry fee for the SFSC Panther 5K Run/ Walk is $25 for adults, $20 for students with a cur rent I.D., and $15 for children ages 6-12. Children under the age of 6 are admitted free with a completed form, but do not receive a shirt. The rst 200 registered runners receive a goody bag and an ofcial Panther 5K dri-t shirt for adults and students. Children receive a Tshirt. The entry fee remains the same through race day. Sizes cannot be guaranteed for those who enter on or after Feb. 9. Registration is 7 -7:45 a.m. on race day and the race begins at 8 a.m. Scrambled eggs and fruit will be available to participants after the race. A special awards ceremony will follow the race. Awards will be given to the rst three nishers in each age (6 and up) and gender category as well as Overall and Masters. The annual Panther 5K race is sponsored by the SFSC Foundation, Inc. and the Jarrett Family Foundation. Entry forms are available online at www.southorida.edu/panther5k. For information about the SFSC Panther 5K Run/Walk or to become a sponsor, call the SFSC Foundation at 863-4533133. Sebring Elks Golf Tour nament The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, March 3, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $34, which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on (863) 471-3295. Check in not later than 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop. Art League golf tournament SEBRING The 4th Annual Highlands Art League (HAL) Golf Classic, sponsored by Barben Fruit Company, will be held on Saturday, March 8, at Pinecrest Golf Club in Avon Park. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start will be at 8:30 a.m. Additional sponsors include a $2,000 Hole-InOne sponsored by Cohan Radio Group and a $250 Closest to the Pin sponsored by Alan Jay Automotive. The tournament is a four-person scramble. Entry is $60 per per son made payable to the Highlands Art League. The entry includes golf, cart, refreshments on the course, prizes and a postgolf meal in the clubhouse. Individuals welcome. There will be a 50/50, other contests, a great day of golf, rafe prizes, mulligans and fun for a good cause to support art education in our community. Proceeds benet HAL, which provides art classes, programs and workshops to youth and adult students, as well as art exhibits in the Highlands Museum of the Arts (MoTA). An application and entry form can be obtained online at www.HighlandsArtLeague.org, by emailing Manager@HighlandsArtLeague.org, by calling Barb Hall at (863) 4520512 or the Clubhouse at (863) 453-7555. Deadline for entry is Thursday, March 6. $100 hole sponsorships are available. LP Project Graduation LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid High School Project Graduation 2014 Golf Tournament will tee off on Saturday, March 29, at the Placid Lakes Golf Course. Registration begins at 7 a.m. before a shotgun start kicks off play at 8 a.m. Cost is $60 per person, $240 per team, and includes greens fee, cart and meal. There will be a 50/50 drawing, a rafe, straightest drive and closest to the pin contests and a $2,000 Hole in One prize sponsored by Cohan Radio Group. For more information, contact Charlotte McQuillen at 633-8450. Eagles looking for coaches AVON PARK 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 to 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 863-2537070, or Melissa Lane at 863-381-9325. Wings of Faith Golf SEBRING The Wings of Faith Christian Worship Center will be hosting their 4th Annual Scholar ship Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 26, at Sun N Lake. Format is a four-per son scramble with handicapped ights. Entry fee is $65 per person, which includes greens fee, golf cart and lunch. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. the day of the tournament, with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Please submit entries by Thursday, April 24. Make checks payable to Wings of Faith CWC Scholarship Fund. All proceeds go to benet college-bound senior graduates for the class of 2014. For questions, call Alvin Walters at 381-5706 or 381-6578. Samaritans Touch Golf Tournament SEBRING Its Just What the Doctor Ordered! Samaritans Touch Care Center (STCC) presents the 2014 Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, March 1, at the Sun N Lake Golf Club of Sebring. All proceeds will benet STCC, a faith-based, nonprot healthcare center, providing free comprehensive medical care to our uninsured, nancially struggling neighbors in Highlands County. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Four person-teams will be ighted by handicap. Entry fee includes continental breakfast, fabulous prizes, refreshments on the course, lunch and awards following play. There will be a $2,000 hole-in-one sponsor ed by Cohan Radio Group. Entry fee is $260 per team or $350 for team and hole sponsorship. Download entry form at www.samaritanstouch. org. For additional infor mation, please contact Heather Stephenson at (863) 471-1870 ext. 210 or (863) 214-0340, or by email at ops.director@samaritanstouch.org. For every $1 dollar collected during this golf tournament, STCC is able to provide patients with over $10, in health care services. Heres how far your support will go $100 hole sponsorship will provide a patient with $1,000 in health care services, a $260 team will provide a patient with $2,600 in health care services and a $350 team and hole sponsorship will provide a patient with $3,500 in health care services. SNAPSHOTS LOCAL SPORTS National Basketball AssociationEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic W L Pct GB Toronto 30 25 .545 Brooklyn 25 27 .481 3 New York 21 34 .382 9 Boston 19 37 .339 11 Philadelphia 15 41 .268 15 Southeast W L Pct GB Miami 39 14 .736 Washington 26 28 .481 13 Charlotte 26 30 .464 14 Atlanta 25 29 .463 14 Orlando 17 40 .298 24 Central W L Pct GB Indiana 41 13 .759 Chicago 29 25 .537 12 Detroit 23 32 .418 18 Cleveland 22 34 .393 20 Milwaukee 10 44 .185 31 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest W L Pct GB San Antonio 40 16 .714 Houston 37 18 .673 2 Dallas 33 23 .589 7 Memphis 31 23 .574 8 New Orleans 23 31 .426 16 Northwest W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 43 13 .768 Portland 37 18 .673 5 Minnesota 26 28 .481 16 Denver 25 29 .463 17 Utah 19 35 .352 23 Pacic W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 37 20 .649 Phoenix 33 21 .611 2 Golden State 33 22 .600 3 L.A. Lakers 19 36 .345 17 Sacramento 18 36 .333 17 Thursdays Games Miami 103, Oklahoma City 81 Denver 101, Milwaukee 90 Golden State 102, Houston 99, OT Fridays Games Orlando 129, New York 121,2OT Dallas 124, Philadelphia 112 Charlotte 90, New Orleans 87 Toronto 98, Cleveland 91 Detroit 115, Atlanta 107 Chicago 117, Denver 89 Memphis 102, L.A. Clippers 96 Phoenix 106, San Antonio 85 Portland 102, Utah 94 L.A. Lakers 101, Boston 92 Saturdays Games New Orleans at Washington, late Memphis at Charlotte, late Dallas at Detroit, late New York at Atlanta, late Indiana at Milwaukee, late Minnesota at Utah, late Boston at Sacramento, late Brooklyn at Golden State, late Sundays Games L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City, 1 p.m. Chicago at Miami, 3:30 p.m. Washington at Cleveland, 6 p.m. Orlando at Toronto, 6 p.m. Sacramento at Denver, 8 p.m. Brooklyn at L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m. Minnesota at Portland, 9 p.m. Houston at Phoenix, 9 p.m.National Hockey LeagueEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 57 37 16 4 78 176 125 Tampa Bay 58 33 20 5 71 168 145 Montreal 59 32 21 6 70 148 142 Toronto 60 32 22 6 70 178 182 Detroit 58 26 20 12 64 151 163 Ottawa 59 26 22 11 63 169 191 Florida 58 22 29 7 51 139 183 Buffalo 57 15 34 8 38 110 172 Metropolitan GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 58 40 15 3 83 186 138 N.Y. Rangers 59 32 24 3 67 155 146 Philadelphia 59 30 23 6 66 162 167 Columbus 58 29 24 5 63 170 161 Washington 59 27 23 9 63 171 175 Carolina 57 26 22 9 61 144 158 New Jersey 59 24 22 13 61 135 146 N.Y. Islanders 60 22 30 8 52 164 200 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central GP W L OT Pts GF GA St. Louis 57 39 12 6 84 196 135 Chicago 60 35 11 14 84 207 163 Colorado 58 37 16 5 79 174 153 Minnesota 59 31 21 7 69 145 147 Dallas 58 27 21 10 64 164 164 Winnipeg 60 28 26 6 62 168 175 Nashville 59 25 24 10 60 146 180 Pacic GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 60 41 14 5 87 196 147 San Jose 59 37 16 6 80 175 142 Los Angeles 59 31 22 6 68 139 128 Phoenix 58 27 21 10 64 163 169 Vancouver 60 27 24 9 63 146 160 Calgary 58 22 29 7 51 137 179 Edmonton 60 20 33 7 47 153 199 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Thursdays Games No games scheduled Fridays Games No games scheduled Saturdays Games No games scheduled Sundays Games No games scheduledWinter Olympic Medals TableAt Sochi, Russia (3 of 8 events Saturday (91 of 95 events) Nation G S B Tot Norway 11 5 9 25 Russia 10 10 7 27 Canada 9 10 5 24 United States 9 7 11 27 Germany 8 5 5 18 Netherlands 6 7 9 22 Switzerland 6 3 2 11 Belarus 5 0 1 6 France 4 4 7 15 Poland 4 0 0 4 Austria 3 7 4 14 China 3 4 2 9 South Korea 3 2 2 7 Sweden 2 6 6 14 Czech Republic 2 4 2 8 Slovenia 2 2 4 8 Japan 1 4 3 8 Finland 1 3 0 4 Britain 1 1 2 4 Ukraine 1 0 1 2 Slovakia 1 0 0 1 Italy 0 2 6 8 Australia 0 2 1 3 Latvia 0 1 2 3 Croatia 0 1 0 1 Kazakhstan 0 0 1 1 NASCAR-Sprint Cup-Daytona 500 Lineup After Thursday qualifying; race Sunday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach Lap length: 2.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 196.019 mph. 2. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 195.852. 3. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 194.574. 4. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 194.477. 5. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 194.544. 6. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 195.042. 7. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 194.894. 8. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 194.078. 9. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 195.211. 10. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 194.919. 11. (98) Josh Wise, Ford, 192.061. 12. (33) Brian Scott, Chevrolet, 194.776. 13. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 194.658. 14. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 194.334. 15. (47) A J Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 194.108. 16. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 194.41. 17. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 193.736. 18. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 193.732. 19. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 195.707. 20. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 194.523. 21. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 193.365. 22. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 192.695. 23. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 192.538. 24. (32) Terry Labonte, Ford, 192.135. 25. (16) Greg Bife, Ford, 195.818. 26. (52) Bobby Labonte, Chevrolet, 191.493. 27. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 194.38. 28. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 194.582. 29. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 189.685. 30. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 195.712. 31. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 192.798. 32. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 194.637. 33. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 195.296. 34. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 195.004. 35. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 194.582. 36. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 194.574. 37. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 194.502. 38. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 194.422. 39. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 194.066. 40. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 193.815. 41. (30) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 193.594. 42. (66) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 193.428. 43. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 192.328. Failed to Qualify 44. (83) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 190.347. 45. (95) Michael McDowell, Ford, 192.291. 46. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 190.48. 47. (93) Morgan Shepherd, Toyota, 189.542. 48. (35) Eric McClure, Ford, 192.905. 49. (77) Dave Blaney, Ford.NASCAR-SPRINT CUPDAYTONA 500 LINEUP M C Y K

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A12 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com Dan Hoehne/News-SunJordyn Blount has an eye on the Sebring high-jump record after clearing 6-feet, 4-inches in Thursdays seasonopening meet. 4-feet, 8-inches, along with Hardees Brooklyn Graham, while Ali Black man was third at 4-feet, 6-inches. Blackman also won the pole vault, clearing eight feet, with Shannon Bloemsma tying for sec ond with a vault of six feet. Imani Powell won the triple jump and second in the long jump, leap ing to distances of 30feet, 8-inches and 14feet, 1-inch, respectively, though an ankle injury prevented her from great er distances. It was hurting me on Wednesday, but felt all right today, she said. But I tweaked it during warm ups, so I didnt jump as well as I could have. But that doesnt dim her high hopes for the season. Im very close to the school record in the triple jump, Powell said. And Im going to break it this year. Another record that looks in danger of fall ing this season is the boys high jump, set at 6-feet, 6-inches just two years ago by Donovan White on his way to a state champi onship. Thats because in the rst meet of his junior season, Jordyn Blount cleared 6-feet, 4-inches to get the win by six inches. Byron Cobb took second at 5-feet, 10-inches, but then went and won the pole vault by a wide margin, clearing 12-feet, 6-inches while the rest of the eld couldnt get past 10-feet. Blount would also win the long jump with a leap of 21-feet, 4-inches, and would be part of the 4X100 relay team that got a win along with Willie Allen, Desmond Edwards and Brian Dixon. The Blue Streak boys also won the 4X400 relay with the foursome of Jar vis Bridges, Luke Smith, Kelvin Brown and Samuel Smith nishing with a time of 3:45.72, almost 10 seconds ahead of the eld. Dixon, Bridges and Edwards went rst, second and third in the 200-yard dash, with Damian Foster then winning the 800. Sebring also took the top three spots in the 1,600, with the Foster brothers, Eric and Damian followed by Malcolm Holdman. Eric and Holdman then took the top two spots in the 3,200 to continue the distance domination. Cameron Cobb then won the 300-yard hurdles with a time of 42.51 and Edwards placed third in the 100-yard dash, breaking the 11-second mark at 10.96. And Gary Demarest got a off to a good start on a return to the state meet, where he placed 12th last season in Class 3A ,by win ning the discus with a toss of 121-feet, 4.5-inches. TRACK FROM PAGE A10 Dan Hoehne/News-Sun Daniel Simons went 6 1/3 innings Friday night, striking out seven and allowing just one run, in Avon Parks 5-1 win at Lake Placid.Cram greeted him with a shot into the gap for a double and Miller followed with a walk. Simons did strike out the next batter, his seventh of the game, but LaRosa singled to left, scoring Martinez and bringing in McGrath, who struck out the next two to end it. Luis really sparked the offense for us tonight, Cornell said. Which was big because I was a little disappointed with our hitting. We were fouling a lot of pitches off that we should be squaring up, he continued. But thats the thing about baseball, theres always something to work on. The Devils face Fort Meade in a non-district contest Tuesday at home and host district foe Frostproof Friday at Head Field. Lake Placid travels to face Lakeland Christian Monday, host Sebring Tuesday and have a road date at DeSoto Friday. DEVILS FROM PAGE A10 But thats the thing about baseball, theres always something to work on.Whit Cornell Avon Park head coach MCYK www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A13Special to the News-SunMichigan native and Tigers/Wolverines devotee Doran Quigg worked 37 years as a maintenance supervisor for Corning Glass in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. In his spare time he played semi-pro baseball and fast pitch softball. He estimates he played against The King and His Court 30 times. At age 83 he is the second oldest player in the Lake Placid league, and imparts his years of wisdom on the diamond by managing the Yates Insur ance team. His favorite player was Hank Greenberg, and he vividly remembers when the Tiger hero returned from the battleelds of World War II to help lead his Tigers to victory in the 1945 World Series. Greenberg was an American hero in every sense of the word, Quigg recently reminisced over hot dogs at the post-game grill. On Monday, Manager Quigg led his Yates 11 to a 25-17 victory over First Half Co-Champion Seminole Tire. The Insurers pounded out 39 hits, with Howard Carney (double) and Brian Heaphy each recording four apiece. For The Noles, Wahoo Stanley and Tom Ashley notched four hits each, while Ed Engler logged six RBI. First Half Co-Champion Central Security routed Schoonis Restaurant 27-8. Mel Gross paced the Securitymen with ve hits, while JC Brown (three doubles), Moe Pier, Lar ry Oser and Fred Moore (double) had four hits each. For Schoonis, Elston Hedges (double, triple) had four hits. On Wednesday, the Quiggmen made it two in a row with a 21-15 triumph over Schoonis (02). Quigg (triple), Richard Rucker (double) and Howard Carney (double) each had four hits, while Bill Gallagher slugged a double and triple. For Schoonis, Elston Hedges slugged a home run and Norm Grubbs hit three doubles. Central Security also made it two in a row with a 26-16 win over injurydepleted Seminole Tire (0-2). The game was close until a last-inning uprising by Central plated 11 runs to seal the victory. Pacing the Security men with ve hits each were owner Dana Hurlbut and Dick Cook. Joe Hedges hammered a triple and a home run, while Woody Hoffman and Dave Londo had four hits each. For Seminole Tire, Skip Raller had ve hits and Wahoo Stanley smashed a grand slam home run. For further league information, visit lpsoftball. com.Quigg leads Yates to win in LP Senior league playThe other game had the Cubs (6-5) over Farimount Services (6-5). The Cubs had Jim Kahn with four hits, Bill Scrase, Dennis Mitchell and JR Reed contributed three hits each. Rudy Pribble had the win on the mound. Fairmount Services stars were John Smutnik with three hits, including an out-of-park home run. Larry Allen and losing pitcher Bob Poulin had three hits apiece. Four players added two hits each as the nal score was 12-10 favor of Cubs. The Reections are one game ahead after 11 games. Tuesday was a makeup day with all doubleheaders. First place KFC got wins over a ghting Buttonwood Bay team that gave KFC two hardfought games. The rst game saw KFC take it by a 12-7 score, while the second game had KFC squeaking by Buttonwood Bay 17-16. KFCs leading hitters were Ed Lindberg, Ron Lewis, Jerry Kaufman, Don Lariviere and John Schmidt. Rudy Pribble won both games on the hill. Buttonwood, in the rst game, had R. Vancuren and Fred Richardson with three hits each. The second game saw J. Noviss get three hits with a triple and John Degnen add two hits, one that went for three bases. Highlands Ridge also won a doubleheader. The rst game went 1110 over Silent Salesmen. The hitters for Highlands Ridge were Bill Toad Todd with three hits, Doug Hammond added four hits with a double, Charlie Quinn had three hits, Doran Quigg had a home run and Ross Anderson laced a triple. Pete Mathews was the winning pitcher. Silent Salesman had Woody Woodward with three hits.(double), Dale Demeer with three hits and Dick Schlitz with two. In the second game, Highlands Charlie Quinn shutout the Silent Salesmen 7-0. Highlands attack had Bill Toad Todd and Mel Gross with three hits apiece, Dennis Burkholtz and Bob Richards added two each. The Silent Salesmen were led by Woody Woodwards three hits, while Dick Schlitz and Ken Crandell added two each. On the other diamond, there was another doubleheader sweep as the VFW 4300 took two over Royal Palms. The rst game had VFW 4300 over Royal Palms 13-1. Curt Brown had four hits, Don Cunningham added three with a home run. Winning pitcher John Kloet had three singles. Gen Phillips had a home run among his two hits and Gary Tankersley added two with a triple. Royal Palms Moe Pier had a pair of hits. The second game had little hitting with VFW 4300 edging Royal Palms 2-1. Fred Moore, Marv Kunella and Don Cunningham had two hits each, while Royal Palms Bob Flodine and Jim Hensley each had two hits. On Thursday VFW 4300 came from behind to eke out a 14-13 game over Highlands Ridge. Gene Hamford had a big bat with two homers and six RBI. Andy Timmermanis and Curt Brown pitched in with three hits each. Dale Baughman had two doubles and John Kloet got the win on the mound. Highlands Ridge Bill Toad Todd had four hits with a triple, Bob Richards had three hits and Charlie Quinn added a triple and single. Royal Palms had Gallo Gonzalex shutting out Buttonwood Bay 11-0. Royal Palms Victor Rodriguez had a home run and single, Dick Osterich had a double and two singles and Earl The Pearl Evans had two hits with a double. The nal game of the day had KFC slipping by Silent Salesmen 15-14. KFC s Jerry Kaufman, Bob Fox, Jose Torres and Rudy Pribble led the winning attack. Silent Salesmen had Harry Bell with ve hits, Dick Schlitz with four hits, two for doubles and one a triple. Harold Bacome, Kyle Saunders and Ken Crandell all had four-hit games. Fred Kreig and Dale Demar connected for three hits each. KFC sits atop the stand ings with six games left.SENIORS FROM PAGE A10MIKE TULUMELLOAssociated PressMESA, Ariz. The Chicago Cubs need a breakout season from Anthony Rizzo. Whatever that might be is a good topic for discussion when it comes to Rizzo, the rst baseman who has been in the limelight far more and far longer than your average 24-year-old baseball play er. Is he a budding star or the .238 career hitter hes been so far? Rizzo is coming off a much-scrutinized, so-so 2013 season in which he hit .233 with 23 homers and 80 RBIs. More was expected in light of his 2012 numbers: a .285 batting average with 15 home runs and 48 RBIs in more than a half-seasons work. In some respects, per haps Rizzo was criticized a bit much. After all, he put up 65 extra base hits (sixth in the National League) and drew 76 walks (fth). Yet, theres little question the Cubs need more from the player who is supposed to be a Cubs cornerstone for the next few years. His seven-year, $41 million contract says as much. I think a break-out year for anyone is doing what theyre capable of doing, Rizzo said. Its about putting all the pieces of the game together, offense, defense, base-running, being a good teammate. Thats what denes a break-out year. Everyone this time of year is optimistic and excited. Its just about being consistent. If I keep my head down one game at a time, after 162plus, everything will be good. Manager Rick Renteria judged Rizzos 2013 as pretty consistent with previous years in terms of power numbers, that his run production was not bad for a club that really didnt score a whole lot of runs. The biggest thing is to continue to improve his approach at the plate, stay within himself, hit pitches he can handle more consistently over an extended period of time, Renteria said. When he does that, I think he has a chance to hit for a higher average and more productivity. Rizzo was diagnosed with cancer at age 18, shortly after he was drafted out of high school in Florida by the Boston Red Sox. He beat the disease and remains healthy today. He was a celebrated call-up to the San Diego Padres in 2011 after a great start in Class AAA Tucson. But Rizzo struggled and, after a month, was sent back down. Both moves were orchestrated by Jed Hoyer, then the Padres general manager and now the Cubs GM. Hoyer later said he rushed Rizzo, who disagreed. Renteria was there to see all this as the bench coach for the Padres. At that moment and time, that wasnt indicative of who he ultimately was going to be, said Renteria, who urged Rizzo to stay positive. With all this as background, its not surprising that Rizzo can keep a level head. He is not going to judge himself by shortterm numbers. If hes learned any lesson at all, he says, You just enjoy it, enjoy every second of it .Whether its a 4-for-4 game with a couple of homers or its an 0-for-4 game with people breathing down your back, just enjoy it. Ive heard so many older guys say it, he said. (Derek) Jeter said it at his press conference the other day, that he wished hed enjoyed it more. A lot of older guys say, Enjoy it because its going to go fast. I remember signing when I was 18. Im already six years older. He doesnt seem to have any particular theory on why his batting average dropped in 2013, other than good pitching. Its just a matter of me staying with my approach, he said. Theyre going to make mistakes. You need to capitalize. And perhaps even to break out.Cubs eager for breakout season from 1B Rizzo MCYK

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A13 Special to the News-SunMichigan native and Tigers/Wolverines devotee Doran Quigg worked 37 years as a maintenance supervisor for Corning Glass in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. In his spare time he played semi-pro baseball and fast pitch softball. He estimates he played against The King and His Court 30 times. At age 83 he is the second oldest player in the Lake Placid league, and imparts his years of wisdom on the diamond by managing the Yates Insur ance team. His favorite player was Hank Greenberg, and he vividly remembers when the Tiger hero returned from the battleelds of World War II to help lead his Tigers to victory in the 1945 World Series. Greenberg was an American hero in every sense of the word, Quigg recently reminisced over hot dogs at the post-game grill. On Monday, Manager Quigg led his Yates 11 to a 25-17 victory over First Half Co-Champion Seminole Tire. The Insurers pounded out 39 hits, with Howard Carney (double) and Brian Heaphy each recording four apiece. For The Noles, Wahoo Stanley and Tom Ashley notched four hits each, while Ed Engler logged six RBI. First Half Co-Champion Central Security routed Schoonis Restaurant 27-8. Mel Gross paced the Securitymen with ve hits, while JC Brown (three doubles), Moe Pier, Lar ry Oser and Fred Moore (double) had four hits each. For Schoonis, Elston Hedges (double, triple) had four hits. On Wednesday, the Quiggmen made it two in a row with a 21-15 triumph over Schoonis (02). Quigg (triple), Richard Rucker (double) and Howard Carney (double) each had four hits, while Bill Gallagher slugged a double and triple. For Schoonis, Elston Hedges slugged a home run and Norm Grubbs hit three doubles. Central Security also made it two in a row with a 26-16 win over injurydepleted Seminole Tire (0-2). The game was close until a last-inning uprising by Central plated 11 runs to seal the victory. Pacing the Security men with ve hits each were owner Dana Hurlbut and Dick Cook. Joe Hedges hammered a triple and a home run, while Woody Hoffman and Dave Londo had four hits each. For Seminole Tire, Skip Raller had ve hits and Wahoo Stanley smashed a grand slam home run. For further league information, visit lpsoftball. com. Quigg leads Yates to win in LP Senior league playThe other game had the Cubs (6-5) over Farimount Services (6-5). The Cubs had Jim Kahn with four hits, Bill Scrase, Dennis Mitchell and JR Reed contributed three hits each. Rudy Pribble had the win on the mound. Fairmount Services stars were John Smutnik with three hits, including an out-of-park home run. Larry Allen and losing pitcher Bob Poulin had three hits apiece. Four players added two hits each as the nal score was 12-10 favor of Cubs. The Reections are one game ahead after 11 games. Tuesday was a makeup day with all doubleheaders. First place KFC got wins over a ghting Buttonwood Bay team that gave KFC two hardfought games. The rst game saw KFC take it by a 12-7 score, while the second game had KFC squeaking by Buttonwood Bay 17-16. KFCs leading hitters were Ed Lindberg, Ron Lewis, Jerry Kaufman, Don Lariviere and John Schmidt. Rudy Pribble won both games on the hill. Buttonwood, in the rst game, had R. Vancuren and Fred Richardson with three hits each. The second game saw J. Noviss get three hits with a triple and John Degnen add two hits, one that went for three bases. Highlands Ridge also won a doubleheader. The rst game went 1110 over Silent Salesmen. The hitters for Highlands Ridge were Bill Toad Todd with three hits, Doug Hammond added four hits with a double, Charlie Quinn had three hits, Doran Quigg had a home run and Ross Anderson laced a triple. Pete Mathews was the winning pitcher. Silent Salesman had Woody Woodward with three hits.(double), Dale Demeer with three hits and Dick Schlitz with two. In the second game, Highlands Charlie Quinn shutout the Silent Salesmen 7-0. Highlands attack had Bill Toad Todd and Mel Gross with three hits apiece, Dennis Burkholtz and Bob Richards added two each. The Silent Salesmen were led by Woody Woodwards three hits, while Dick Schlitz and Ken Crandell added two each. On the other diamond, there was another doubleheader sweep as the VFW 4300 took two over Royal Palms. The rst game had VFW 4300 over Royal Palms 13-1. Curt Brown had four hits, Don Cunningham added three with a home run. Winning pitcher John Kloet had three singles. Gen Phillips had a home run among his two hits and Gary Tankersley added two with a triple. Royal Palms Moe Pier had a pair of hits. The second game had little hitting with VFW 4300 edging Royal Palms 2-1. Fred Moore, Marv Kunella and Don Cunningham had two hits each, while Royal Palms Bob Flodine and Jim Hensley each had two hits. On Thursday VFW 4300 came from behind to eke out a 14-13 game over Highlands Ridge. Gene Hamford had a big bat with two homers and six RBI. Andy Timmermanis and Curt Brown pitched in with three hits each. Dale Baughman had two doubles and John Kloet got the win on the mound. Highlands Ridge Bill Toad Todd had four hits with a triple, Bob Richards had three hits and Charlie Quinn added a triple and single. Royal Palms had Gallo Gonzalex shutting out Buttonwood Bay 11-0. Royal Palms Victor Rodriguez had a home run and single, Dick Osterich had a double and two singles and Earl The Pearl Evans had two hits with a double. The nal game of the day had KFC slipping by Silent Salesmen 15-14. KFC s Jerry Kaufman, Bob Fox, Jose Torres and Rudy Pribble led the winning attack. Silent Salesmen had Harry Bell with ve hits, Dick Schlitz with four hits, two for doubles and one a triple. Harold Bacome, Kyle Saunders and Ken Crandell all had four-hit games. Fred Kreig and Dale Demar connected for three hits each. KFC sits atop the stand ings with six games left. SENIORS FROM PAGE A10 MIKE TULUMELLOAssociated PressMESA, Ariz. The Chicago Cubs need a breakout season from Anthony Rizzo. Whatever that might be is a good topic for discussion when it comes to Rizzo, the rst baseman who has been in the limelight far more and far longer than your average 24-year-old baseball play er. Is he a budding star or the .238 career hitter hes been so far? Rizzo is coming off a much-scrutinized, so-so 2013 season in which he hit .233 with 23 homers and 80 RBIs. More was expected in light of his 2012 numbers: a .285 batting average with 15 home runs and 48 RBIs in more than a half-seasons work. In some respects, per haps Rizzo was criticized a bit much. After all, he put up 65 extra base hits (sixth in the National League) and drew 76 walks (fth). Yet, theres little question the Cubs need more from the player who is supposed to be a Cubs cornerstone for the next few years. His seven-year, $41 million contract says as much. I think a break-out year for anyone is doing what theyre capable of doing, Rizzo said. Its about putting all the pieces of the game together, offense, defense, base-running, being a good teammate. Thats what denes a break-out year. Everyone this time of year is optimistic and excited. Its just about being consistent. If I keep my head down one game at a time, after 162plus, everything will be good. Manager Rick Renteria judged Rizzos 2013 as pretty consistent with previous years in terms of power numbers, that his run production was not bad for a club that really didnt score a whole lot of runs. The biggest thing is to continue to improve his approach at the plate, stay within himself, hit pitches he can handle more consistently over an extended period of time, Renteria said. When he does that, I think he has a chance to hit for a higher average and more productivity. Rizzo was diagnosed with cancer at age 18, shortly after he was drafted out of high school in Florida by the Boston Red Sox. He beat the disease and remains healthy today. He was a celebrated call-up to the San Diego Padres in 2011 after a great start in Class AAA Tucson. But Rizzo struggled and, after a month, was sent back down. Both moves were orchestrated by Jed Hoyer, then the Padres general manager and now the Cubs GM. Hoyer later said he rushed Rizzo, who disagreed. Renteria was there to see all this as the bench coach for the Padres. At that moment and time, that wasnt indicative of who he ultimately was going to be, said Renteria, who urged Rizzo to stay positive. With all this as background, its not surprising that Rizzo can keep a level head. He is not going to judge himself by shortterm numbers. If hes learned any lesson at all, he says, You just enjoy it, enjoy every second of it .Whether its a 4-for-4 game with a couple of homers or its an 0-for-4 game with people breathing down your back, just enjoy it. Ive heard so many older guys say it, he said. (Derek) Jeter said it at his press conference the other day, that he wished hed enjoyed it more. A lot of older guys say, Enjoy it because its going to go fast. I remember signing when I was 18. Im already six years older. He doesnt seem to have any particular theory on why his batting average dropped in 2013, other than good pitching. Its just a matter of me staying with my approach, he said. Theyre going to make mistakes. You need to capitalize. And perhaps even to break out.Cubs eager for breakout season from 1B Rizzo M C Y K

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A14 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com TODAYSome sun, a t-storm in the p.m.85 / 64Winds: SSW at 4-8 mphPartly sunny, a t-storm in the p.m.83 / 63Winds: W at 4-8 mphMONDAYVariable clouds, a t-storm possible83 / 63Winds: WSW at 4-8 mphTUESDAYPartly sunny, a t-storm possible78 / 52Winds: W at 8-16 mphWEDNESDAYChance for a couple of showers68 / 47Winds: NNW at 6-12 mphTHURSDAY High .............................................. 2:37 a.m. Low ............................................... 8:26 a.m. High .............................................. 2:46 p.m. Low ............................................... 8:59 p.m. High .............................................. 7:45 p.m. Low ............................................... 3:02 a.m. High ..................................................... none Low ...................................................... none Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 13.99 Normal ............................................... 14.51 High Tuesday ......................................... 83 Low Tuesday .......................................... 46 High Wednesday .................................... 84 Low Wednesday ..................................... 49 High Thursday ....................................... 85 Low Thursday ........................................ 63 Heat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayMakes it feel like .................................... 82 BarometerTuesday ............................................... 30.12 Thursday ............................................. 29.98 PrecipitationTuesday ............................................... 0.00 Thursday ............................................. 0.00 Month to date ..................................... 1.73 Year to date ......................................... 4.68Sunrise 6:55 a.m. 6:54 a.m. Sunset 6:24 p.m. 6:25 p.m. Moonrise 1:36 a.m. 2:34 a.m. Moonset 12:42 p.m. 1:41 p.m.Albuquerque 63/39/s 65/40/pc 64/37/s Atlanta 70/44/c 64/44/pc 66/36/c Baltimore 58/32/pc 43/25/pc 38/24/c Birmingham 70/40/c 63/45/pc 60/30/sh Boston 48/30/pc 34/19/pc 31/22/pc Charlotte 70/42/pc 61/35/pc 62/37/sh Cheyenne 40/28/pc 42/13/c 26/16/sn Chicago 25/9/pc 23/11/c 22/2/pc Cleveland 34/15/c 25/17/sf 27/11/sn Columbus 40/18/sn 31/21/c 32/12/sn Dallas 71/41/pc 54/47/pc 52/31/sh Denver 48/29/pc 55/19/pc 34/20/sn Detroit 29/14/pc 24/14/pc 28/10/sn Harrisburg 53/28/pc 34/23/pc 35/23/sn Honolulu 82/67/pc 80/65/s 78/66/pc Houston 77/59/sh 72/58/c 76/47/c Indianapolis 35/13/sn 31/18/c 30/6/pc Jackson, MS 70/47/sh 62/45/pc 63/36/sh Kansas City 38/19/pc 40/19/c 28/8/sn Lexington 48/20/sh 40/25/pc 43/12/c Little Rock 59/31/c 51/37/pc 49/28/sh Los Angeles 70/54/pc 70/54/pc 71/54/pc Louisville 48/23/sn 41/26/pc 44/14/c Memphis 63/31/c 56/38/pc 50/26/sh Milwaukee 21/6/pc 20/8/c 18/1/pc Minneapolis 14/-2/pc 11/-7/c 8/-11/pc Nashville 60/26/c 52/32/pc 48/19/sh New Orleans 74/59/r 69/57/pc 69/49/sh New York City 53/32/pc 38/24/pc 32/24/sn Norfolk 64/42/pc 51/32/s 52/34/r Oklahoma City 51/30/pc 51/35/pc 43/22/sh Philadelphia 55/32/pc 38/24/pc 34/23/sn Phoenix 80/55/s 80/55/s 80/57/s Pittsburgh 40/18/c 28/17/pc 31/15/sn Portland, ME 42/25/c 30/11/pc 28/12/pc Portland, OR 52/38/c 52/38/r 46/38/c Raleigh 72/42/pc 57/33/pc 52/34/r Rochester 36/17/sf 23/14/sf 24/15/c St. Louis 40/20/c 37/23/c 34/8/pc San Francisco 64/46/pc 66/49/pc 66/53/pc Seattle 45/34/sn 49/35/r 49/38/c Wash., DC 62/34/pc 45/31/pc 43/32/c Cape Coral 84/65/t 82/64/t 82/65/pc Clearwater 78/64/t 75/63/t 76/63/c Coral Springs 85/69/pc 85/70/pc 85/67/pc Daytona Beach 80/63/t 75/62/pc 78/62/c Ft. Laud. Bch 83/71/pc 83/72/pc 83/70/pc Fort Myers 85/66/t 83/65/t 83/66/pc Gainesville 76/59/t 74/57/pc 76/60/c Hollywood 85/68/pc 84/68/pc 84/66/pc Homestead AFB 83/68/pc 82/68/pc 83/67/pc Jacksonville 73/59/t 70/56/pc 76/60/c Key West 81/72/pc 80/70/pc 80/70/s Miami 85/71/pc 84/71/pc 84/69/t Okeechobee 84/64/t 82/63/t 81/62/pc Orlando 84/64/t 81/63/t 82/63/c Pembroke Pines 85/68/pc 84/68/pc 84/66/pc St. Augustine 73/61/t 69/61/pc 75/62/c St. Petersburg 80/64/t 77/63/t 77/63/pc Sarasota 78/63/t 76/63/t 77/63/pc Tallahassee 71/60/r 73/53/pc 76/56/sh Tampa 79/64/t 75/63/t 77/62/c W. Palm Bch 84/69/pc 84/69/pc 84/68/pc Winter Haven 83/65/t 81/63/t 81/63/c Acapulco 90/73/s 90/70/s 89/70/pc Athens 65/54/pc 57/48/r 58/43/pc Beirut 70/56/s 70/55/pc 64/53/r Berlin 49/35/s 51/35/s 51/39/pc Bermuda 71/66/sh 72/59/sh 66/60/pc Calgary -3/-8/c 9/-8/c 21/10/s Dublin 50/40/r 48/39/sh 48/35/c Edmonton -2/-14/pc 10/-18/pc 6/-3/s Freeport 82/71/pc 79/69/pc 78/72/pc Geneva 50/31/s 53/35/s 49/38/r Havana 89/65/s 88/64/s 90/65/s Hong Kong 70/63/s 70/65/pc 73/66/pc Jerusalem 59/48/pc 64/46/s 58/44/sh Johannesburg 79/59/t 75/59/pc 74/56/t Kiev 40/30/c 39/27/s 34/28/c London 56/44/c 53/44/pc 52/42/r Montreal 27/10/c 19/3/sf 18/3/pc Moscow 36/29/r 36/25/c 35/20/s Nice 60/44/s 58/45/s 58/43/pc Ottawa 26/12/sf 19/1/sf 18/1/c Quebec 25/9/sf 18/0/sf 16/-6/pc Rio de Janeiro 91/74/pc 91/76/c 91/75/pc Seoul 50/30/s 52/32/s 54/34/s Singapore 86/75/c 88/75/pc 88/77/pc Sydney 77/66/pc 81/66/pc 82/66/pc Toronto 28/18/c 20/5/sf 20/3/c Vancouver 38/29/c 39/30/c 44/35/c Vienna 52/34/s 52/40/s 54/38/s Warsaw 46/30/s 43/29/pc 43/31/s Winnipeg 4/-11/pc 0/-27/pc -5/-23/sf Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Showers and thunderstorms will are up across the Gulf Coast today as a stationary front remains in place over the area. Heavy downpours will soak folks from New Orleans to Tallahassee. Mild conditions will invade southern Texas while the northern half turns rather breezy. Dry conditions will hold across Tennessee to the Carolinas. However, a little snow and rain will fall across the Ohio River Valley to the I-95 corridor. Winds will be rather strong across New England and the Great Lakes, but the area will remain dry. National Forecast for February 23 Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, rrain, sf-snow urries, sn-snow, i-ice. Clouds and sun today; patchy morning fog, then a shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon. Partly cloudy tonight. Partly sunny tomorrow with a shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon. A blizzard on Feb. 23, 1936, in Donner Pass, Calif., trapped more than 750 motorists; seven died. Fog this morning, then a thunderstorm. Winds west-southwest 4-8 mph. Expect 2-4 hours of sunshine with a 60% chance of precipitation and average relative humidity 70%. Sunday. and Saturday. a.m. and after 4 p.m. LastNewFirstFull Feb 22Mar 1Mar 8Mar 16 Today MondayForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 73/59 76/59 78/62 80/63 84/64 83/65 79/64 78/64 80/64 78/63 85/66 83/65 84/64 84/69 83/71 85/71 71/60 68/60 68/58 84/65 85/64 85/64 86/63 86/63 85/64 81/72 TemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidRelative humidity .................................. 72% Expected air temperature ....................... 79 Wednesday ......................................... 30.11 Wednesday ......................................... 0.00 Five-Day forecast for Highlands County Almanac U.S. Cities World Cities National Summary Tides UV Index Today Weather History Farm Report Sun and Moon Florida Cities Water Restrictions Regional Summary Lake Levels Shown are noon postions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. Readings at Palm Beach Readings at St. Petersburg The higher the AccuWeather.com UV Index number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection.0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme Readings as of 7 a.m. yesterday 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. Jacksonville Gainesville Ocala Daytona Beach Orlando Winter Haven Tampa Clearwater St. Petersburg Sarasota Fort Myers Naples Okeechobee West Palm Beach Fort Lauderdale Miami Tallahassee Apalachicola Key West Avon Park Sebring Lorida Lake Placid Venus Brighton PensacolaCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W M C Y K

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LIVING BSunday, February 23, 2014 BY JAN JARVISFort Worth Star-TelegramUnless you live on an other planet or under a rock, you probably know by now how impor tant exercise is to overall tness and heart health. It is a message that is hard to escape these days. There is plenty of research to suggest that exercise can reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and some cancers. It can also help lower high blood pressure and lift your mood. And it has been shown to im prove self-esteem and help with weight loss. Yet despite the many studies backing the role exercise plays in heart health, a lot of adults arent listening. Two-thirds of them are considered over weight and one-third fall into the obese category with a body mass index over 30. For many, getting t and healthy might seem like an unachievable goal, but experts say you dont have to spend hours at the gym to see the benets of exercise. A minimum of 30 minutes of cardio exercise can do the trick. It doesnt matter what type, as long as you do it, said Dr. Daniel Cleareld, Cowtown Medical director and a sports medicine and primary-care physician. Ideally, you should do it ve days a week, but even two is benecial. Casual exercising is not going to do the trick, said Dr. Benjamin Levine, di rector of the Institute of Exercise and Environmen tal Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Texas Health Resources. It has to be something that you are committed to doing on a regular basis. Exercise should be part of hygiene, just like brushing your teeth, said Levine, who is also a pro fessor of medicine and car diology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Running and swimming are excellent. But cy cling, walking on a treadmill or working out on an elliptical can also be benecial. Even yoga or tai chi can make a difference if the workout is strenuous enough to elevate your heart rate. Any combination of endurance exercises that get the large muscle groups moving is going to get results. Whatever exercise you choose, you should be moving enough to produce a sweat. Runners should be moving at a clip that is fast enough to make talking possible but not easy. A Zumba class can get you the same results, if you are moving fast enough. Anything that gets your heart rate up, makes you sweat a little and makes you short of breath, Levine said. To improve your over all health and keep your ticker pumping effectively, add strength and stretching exercises to a cardio routine one or two days a week. Yoga is great for stretching, and you can build strength with or without the use of weights. Commit to exercising regularly and your body will respond. The heart is a muscle, so you want to strengthen it, but you also want to tone the arteries around the heart, just like you would tone your arms, Cleareld said. When you work your bi ceps, youll nd it easier to lift things, he said. Its the same thing with your heart. With regular exercise, the heart starts pumping more efciently and your stami na improves. That can pay off in big ways. If someone is sedentary and one day has to run hard to catch a bus, he may end up having a heart attack, Levine says, as an example. But for someone who is t, thats barely a blip, he said. Although the young er you start exercising, the better, you are never too old to get into shape. Someone who is really committed to tness when they are young could have a heart that is as youth ful as a 30-year-old later in life. If you start at 70, you wont be able to protect against arteriosclerosis, but you can protect your heart against sudden death and see the health benets of regular exer cise, such as lower blood pressure, Levine said. It takes about six weeks to start seeing an improvement in physical tness, but the payoff continues over a lifetime, Cleareld said. Exercise is great at combating obesity and keeping the heart healthy, he said. In the long run that can mean more years of life. PHOTOS BY KHAMPAH B OUAPHANH/ FORT WORTH START-TELEGRAM/MCT MCTCount the number of hear tbeats dur i ng part of a minute then multiply; use an y of these methodsSource: The Whartons Cardio-Fitness Book by Jim and Phil Wharton15 seconds Multiply by 4(1/4 minute )Multiply by 3Multiply by 2(or multiply by 2, then double that)30 seconds(1/2 minute )20 seconds(1/3 minute )Heartbeat 101Man y people do not measure their ow n pulse duri ng exercise because the y are unable to do it easily, eff ective ly or accurately .T wo good pulse pointsInner wrist towa rd thumb Fe el with index and middle fingertips of right hand (left if you are left-handed) and press gently Throat on left side of neck (right side if yo u are left-handed), just behind windpipe Knowing your heart rate will help you know how hard to push yourself when working out. If youre just starting to exercise, youll nd your heart has to work hard to keep up with your bodys needs for oxygen and blood. Then, the more you work out, the more efcient your aerobic system will get, and the more you will need to challenge yourself. The easiest way to measure your heart rate is to wear a monitor. You can also go online and nd a calculator at sites such as www.mayoclinic.org One easy method is to subtract your age from 220 (226 for women) to cal culate your maximum heart rate. Then nd your training zones based on that number. Here is another option: 1. Find your heartbeat on the carot id artery in your neck by placing your index nger on the side of your neck, between the middle of your collarbone and your jaw line. 2. Count the beats for a full 60 sec onds or count for six seconds and add a zero at the end. 3. The longer you count, the more ac curate the reading.TRAINING ZONES Healthy heart zone (warm-up) 5060 percent of maximum heart rate: This zone helps decrease body fat, blood pressure and cholesterol. The percent of fat calories burned is 85 percent. Fitness zone (fat-burning) 6070 percent of maximum heart rate: This zone is more intense and burns more total calories. The percent of fat calories is still 85 percent. Aerobic zone (endurance training) 70-80 percent of maximum heart rate: This zone will improve your cardiovascular and respiratory system and increase the strength of your heart. Anaerobic zone (performance training) 80-90 percent of maximum heart rate: In this zone, your endurance improves and you will be able to ght fatigue. Youll burn more calories, 15 percent from fat.We asked three tness pros from a Fort Worth, Texas, YMCA to demonstrate three ways to kick off a healthy routine that includes cardio, strength and stretching.S tretchingYoga is one of the best ways to stretch the body, but a lot of people steer clear of this type of exercise because they are afraid it is just too hard to get into those pretzel-like poses. But you dont have to be lim ber like a rubber band to benet from yoga. Poses can be modied, and most teachers are more than willing to do what it takes to make yoga accessible. Yoga is all about focusing on your mat and not worrying about how exible your neigh bor is. The best way to enjoy the many heart-healthy benets of yoga, including stress reduction and lower blood pressure, is to just do it. Yoga is how you get exible, said Lisa Rodriguez, a train er and instructor at the YMCA. You dont have to start off exible to do it. Two to try at least twice a week:1. Downward-facing dog(W atch your dog stretch for hints on how to do this)What it does: Strengthens shoulders and back. Stretches hamstrings and calves.What to remember: Breathe through your nose. Keep your core muscles tight, your spine long and your shoul ders down. Kneel on all fours with your hands providing support and your ngers spread like starsh. Lift your hips so your tailbone is pointed toward the ceiling. Your body should be in an upside-down V shape. Shoulders should be down. Your hands and feet should be your foundation. If your hamstrings are less exible, you can bend your knees to lift your hips up and back. Listen to your body, and only stretch as far as you are comfortable.2. Side gateWhat it does: Increases strength, balance and exibility. Opens hips.What to remember: Maintain your alignment so you dont injure your rotator cuff. From all fours, turn toward one side, bend one leg and use it for support. Raise the other leg, pushing the heel forward and keeping it exed. Raise your arm to the ceiling, keeping your hand and shoulder aligned, ngers spread. Hold the position for a few sec onds.S trength3. LungeWhat it does: Strengthens glutes, thighs and calves.What to remember: Keep your knee behind your toes when bending. Standing tall, step forward with one leg, bending at the knee. Drop the other leg toward the oor, then slowly return to starting position. Repeat on the oth er side, working up to 12 reps. If this is too easy, try holding light weights in each hand.4. PushupWhat it does: Strengthens chest, triceps and shoulders.What to remember: Keep core muscles tight. Start on all fours with your spine in a neutral position and hands spread wide apart. Drop toward the oor, keeping your spine straight. Repeat.Cardio5. RunningWhat it does: Improves endurance, stamina and heart health.What to remember: Start off slowly and gradually build up. You need to walk fast or run about 30 minutes ve times a week for heart health. For tness, you need to move fast enough to sweat for 30 minutes. For interval training, alternate between 1 to 2 minutes of running at 85 per cent of your maximum heart rate and 2 to 3 minutes at 65 percent of your maximum heart rate. Repeat for up to 30 minutes. Jan Jarvis P AUL T RAP/MCT 2 3 4 1 5Get moving for a healthy heartLearn to measure your heart rateExpert tips on starting a healthy exercise routine

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B2 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com ACROSS 1 Reach across 5 Scraps 10 Resort city along the Roar ing Fork River 15 Harbor vessel 19 Hokkaido native 20 Words to a hopeful traveler 21 Make a point 22 Asian beef center 23 Current designation 24 Down East university town 25 Plight when the caterer cancels? 27 Kit with a parachute? 30 One who shouldnt be look ing 31 Fangorn Forest denizens 32 Publicized 34 Words on jackets 38 Strays on the range 41 Western formation 43 Most conceited 44 Spat end 45 River project evaluation? 49 Round g. 50 Multipurpose 52 Boss of Tammany Hall 53 Programmers output 54 Held in check 55 Rare indication? 56 Appears to be 57 Crowd, supposedly 58 Womans title 59 Doctor Who creatures 60 Rickman role in Harry Pot ter lms 61 Surrounded by 62 If only! 64 Oceans Eleven job 65 Recurring sequence 66 Tapered-top piece 68 Exhilarating 69 Contemporary of Bela and Boris 70 Gathering dust 73 Stock phrase 74 Shooting Starr 75 Front end? 76 Tutorial features 77 Soak up 78 Folksy accounts 79 Broadway designers jobs 81 They, in Calais 82 Psychiatrist who falls asleep during sessions? 85 Sault-Marie link 86 Santa portrayer in Elf 88 Woman in my dreams, in song 89 Commonly sculpted gures 91 Went wild on the drums, maybe 92 Diminishes 94 Nora was his mistress 95 Get the factory going again 97 Pedicured tootsy on a vid eo-sharing website? 103 Course for new cattle farmers? 107 Spin-off starring Valerie Harper 108 Arctic sight 109 Stroked tools 110 Arena for MacArthur 111 Doughnut-shaped 112 Do nothing 113 Kindergarten handful 114 Manner 115 Tried to wake, in a way 116 Seeing things DOWN 1 9-3 automaker 2 Type type 3 __ quote: 4 Cell centers 5 Gives an earful 6 New York and Los Angeles 7 Per 8 Turner on stage 9 Treaded transports 10 Grate refuse 11 Sharpshooters tool 12 Sat 13 Symphony in Black artist 14 Strip around a collar 15 Downhill course 16 NYSE listings 17 Its a cinch in Sapporo 18 Jazz guitarist Montgomery 26 Kindled anew 28 Eventually 29 Popular beach toy 33 Quit worrying 35 Scenes of Oscar Madisons room? 36 Theyre rarely hits 37 Bourbon __ 38 2001 British Open winner David 39 Jazz singer Adams who col laborated with Tears for Fears 40 Cleaning out a clothes clos et? 41 Barn dance seating 42 Like many auction items 43 Winning signs 46 Gaiety 47 Won every game 48 Internet __: fast-spread ing item 51 Come again? 53 Spicy pods 56 Cutting 57 HBO competitor 59 Mentalists claim 60 Mukluk material 61 Author Rand 63 Super nish? 64 Hunt of Cast Away 65 Pinkish shade 66 Treats carefully 67 I suppose thats okay 68 Prex with pad 69 Leave alone 71 Game rarely won 72 Fussy twosome? 74 Mystery writer Nevada 75 Help __ the way 76 Reduce in rank 78 Waterfront area 80 Recoups 82 Villainous look 83 Victimize, with on 84 Honeymoon destinations 87 Most angry 90 Fundraising event 92 Worn down 93 First name in nature pho tography 94 Speakers output 96 Conspiracy 98 Could be a problem 99 Mower maker 100 Big name in skin care 101 Trickle 102 Driving aids 103 Blubber 104 Car wash challenge 105 Notable time 106 MS. enclosureAGE ISNT EVERYTHING BY GAIL GRABOWSKISolution on B3 Metro News ServiceAries (March 21-April 20) Aries, you want more than you can acquire this week and your desires may lead you astray. It is important to exercise selfrestraint, even if you get a thrill from living on the edge. T aurus (April 21-May 21) Taurus, make a concert ed effort to improve your focus in the weeks ahead. There is much to lose if you cannot tackle the tasks at hand, particularly at the workplace. G emini (May 22-June 21) Gemini, its unlike you to slow down, so dont be surprised when friends start looking at you curi ously after you take your foot off the gas. Your free spirited nature will soon return. C ancer (June 22-July 22) Cancer, nd a routine that works for you and then stick with it. There is no need to reinvent the wheel, and when actions become automatic, you can focus on other things. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) A need for attention could get the better of you, Leo. A little humility goes a long way and can al ter others perceptions of you. You may end up being seen in a more positive light. V irgo (Aug. 24-S ept. 22) Virgo, you can differentiate between right and wrong, but your judgement might be off this week. Rely on your intuition, but dont make any big decisions without rst thinking carefully. Libra (S ept. 23-O ct. 23) Libra, it may seem like you are being led astray by one thing after another, when all you want is to focus on one task at a time. Find a way to block out any and all distractions. S corpio (O ct. 24-N ov. 22) Scorpio, work on a creative project with a sweetheart or friend early in the week. Ideas will ow easily and your imaginations will soar together. It is a productive pairing. S agittarius (N ov. 23-Dec. 21) This is not your week to mix love and mon ey, Sagittarius. In fact, keep the two as separate as possible, and exercise caution before lending anyone money. C apricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Capricorn, you want to play outside of the rules this week. You nor mally like to follow a relatively traditional course, so this catches others off guard. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) You dont always have the patience to stick with the same routine, Aquarius. That means oth ers cannot expect you to conform to their whims if they want you as a friend. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Pisces, you may need to sacrice some securi ty for a chance to have a memorable experience. Do something out of the ordinary.FAM OUS B IRTH DA YSFeb. 23 Emily Blunt, actress (31); Feb. 24 Jaymi Hensley, singer (24); Feb. 25 Rashida Jones, actress (38); Feb. 26 Michael Bolton, singer (61); Feb. 27 Josh Groban, singer (33); Feb. 28 Gavin Macleod, actor (83); March 1 Alan Thicke, actor (67). Leo should show a little humility right nowDear Abby: When my son was 17, he met an older girl who was 21 and began an on-again, off-again relationship with her. Fast-forward two years: He now has a felony and several misdemeanors for ghting with her, and they have a wonderful lit tle baby boy whom neither can take care of. I have been supporting the child. The young woman is schizophrenic and bipolar and will not stay on her meds. I feel torn because I dont want to be raising children at 49, but my son refuses to take care of the baby because he isnt ready to be a father. I cant leave my grandson with a mother who cant take care of him (her other child was taken away from her), and she cant hold a job because shes in and out of the hospital all the time. She wont feed him and treats him like a baby doll meaning she forgets about him and leaves. Im afraid my son would abuse the child if hes forced to be a father. The alterna tive is putting the baby up for adoption, which would break my heart. How can I make my son understand that this child is his responsibility and he needs to step up and be a dad? Desperate Grandma in IllinoisDear Desperate Grandma: Forgive me if this seems negative, but if you havent been able to do it by now, your grandchild may become a man before your son does. If you arent strong enough to assume responsibility for raising the little boy, then, as much as I hate to see another child go into the system, he should be made available for adoption. However, if you think you could manage it, then talk to an attorney about getting formal custody of your grandson, so you will be given the authority youll need to raise him without interference from either of his birth parents. Dear Abby: My ance and I have been together for four years now, and we have yet to set a wedding date because he has un resolved issues with my mother. Is there any way I can convince him to talk to her about them, or go to premarital counseling? Im ready to set the date. Unscheduled Bride in GeorgiaDear Unscheduled: Four years is a long time for issues to go unresolved. Are you sure this man still wants to marry you? If his behavior is any indication, this may be how he will deal with problems and disagreements after you are married and it isnt healthy. Before you devote any more time to this engage ment, ask him when he plans to accompany you to premarital counseling, because if hes waiting for your mother to die, it could be a long time before you make it to the altar. Dear Abby: Year after year, people are reminded to visit elderly people in nursing homes, taking cookies and entertainment like childrens choirs, etc. My mother used to work in a nursing home and she said it made her sad to watch the huge inux of people during December, only to see January roll around to nothing. Once Christmas is over, people go back to their lives, feeling good about their visit to the nursing home or shelter. But the residents are still there come February, June, Sep tember. Perhaps the directors, volunteers and families could spread their visits over the entire year instead of focusing only on December. Just a Thought in Lusby, Md.Dear Just: Your mother is a caring and sensitive per son. What she said is valid, and I hope it will be given serious consideration.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phil lips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abby shares more than 100 of her favorite recipes in two book lets: Abbys Favorite Recipes and More Favorite Recipes by Dear Abby. Send your name and mail ing address, plus check or money order for $14 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Cookbooklet Set, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and han dling are included in the price.)Parents irresponsibility could put son at the mercy of the state DEAR A BB YJeanne Phillips M C Y K

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B3 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Special to the News-SunSEBRING The work of Karen Koestner Barrow will be on display during March in Heartland Cultural Alliances Zoom! Art of the Automobile at the HCA Galleries of Fine Art in the Sebring Airport. The artists reception will be from 5-7 p.m. Satur day, March 1. Food will be provided. The reception is open free to the public. An award-winning artist as a teen, Barrow began painting in 2001 after raising her three children. She then attended Ringling College of Art & Design where her painting was included in The Best of Ringling juried show. She worked as an associate curator and art director for Naples area galleries while continuing to paint full time in her studio. Her work evolved from primitive gures to mixed media collage and bold paintings. Pulling inspiration from her upbringing in the auto-manufacturing hub of mid-Michigan and family weekends spent at Sebring International Raceway, Barrow focuses on the relationships that develop between people and cars. Her work layers im ages from vintage auto brochures, her own photographs, stencils, paint, mediums and sometimes auto parts. Borrowing some of her painting techniques from German artist Gerhard Richter, Barrow layers and scrapes clear mediums and paint, allowing chance to play an important role in her process. Her work encourages the discovery of both auto motive and personal history. Memories of the rst car you drove, the one you took to homecoming, the one you always wanted, the one you saw taking the checkered ag ... these machines tell the story of ones life. People, places and individual history are associated with the automobiles that we owned, loved, desired or fantasized about. The exhibit will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily for the month of March. For more information, contact Fred Leavitt at 402-8238 or email info@ heartlandculturalalliance. org/.Zoom! Art of the Automobile opens March 1 at HCA Gallery Courtesy photoAston Martin Racing by Karen Barrow Courtesy photoKaren Barrow will show some of her work in Heartland Cultural Alliances Zoom! Art of the Automobile exhibit, opening with a reception March 1. Special to the News-SunSEBRING The last three shows of the Tan glewood season are quickly approaching. March 9 will feature Will Yancy and Milt Abel. From Engelbert to Elvis, George Jones to Buddy Holly, Yancys smooth vocals move across the most favored musical genres to insure an unforgettable experience for all. He spends a great deal of time traveling and performing in various venues throughout the Midwest and Southern states. Abel is a hysterical stand-up comedian who is wonderfully clean, clever and always very funny. With more than 20 years of experience, Abels humor has always been devoid of stereo types, cheap shots, or laughter at anyones expense. With comedy material focusing on every day experiences about family, travel and people in general, audiences always come away feeling good. This stand-up comedian is squeaky clean humor at its best. The multi-talented Vincent Talarico appears at Tanglewood on March 23. Talarico dances, sings in three languages, is an accomplished drummer (and wows the audience when appropriate), and uses his outgoing per sonality to incorporate jokes and audience par ticipation. If there is a performer today that can make any audience laugh, cry, and be fully entertained in every sense of the word, it is Talarico. Brian Roman and Dan St. Paul will perform April 6. Roman is living the answer to a question that most are too afraid to ask: What if? Not that long ago, Roman was a salesman with a 9-5 job. Although he was successful, he was not fullled. One day he did something that most of us would never consider: He followed his dream. Although he looks like he just walked off the silver screen, Roman is not act ing, hes the real deal a gifted singer and born entertainer. St. Paul spent seven years headlining San Francisco comedy clubs before he launched his own solo act. He has appeared on A&Es An Evening at the Improv and FOXs Comic Strip Live. He has opened for such superstars as Jerry Seinfeld, Garry Shandling, Natalie Cole, Smokey Robinson, and Vince Gill. Doors for any of the performances and the snack bar open at 6:15 p.m. Shows start at 7 p.m. Cost is $10. Tickets can be bought at door or weekdays at the Tangle wood Clubhouse. For information, call 863-7125.Last Tanglewood shows of season to feature music, comedy CROSSWORD SOLUTION M C Y K

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B4 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The Sounds of Soul are bringing the classic music of Motown to the 2014 South Florida State College Matinee Series at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the SFSC Theatre for the Per forming Arts. The Sounds of Soul have been delighting audiences across the nation since 1996. The group is composed of six seasoned performers who have excelled as outstanding singers, dancers, and songwriters. Each member has shared the national re cording spotlight driven by the power of Capital Records, Big Apple Records, and R & S Records to name a few. The show is a combination of Motown classics mixed with some of the greatest songs of all time. Get ready to soak in the hits of The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, The Supremes, Lionel Richie, Tina Turn er, and more. The Sounds of Soul are known for their recognizable chore ography, distinct harmonies, and ashy, upscale stage persona. Individual tickets for The Sounds of Soul are $16, $18, and $20. Tickets are available for purchase online at www. performances.southor ida.edu or by calling the SFSC Box Ofce at 7847178. SFSC box ofce hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Tickets are also available by visiting the box ofce during business hours. The box ofce is in front of the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, 600 W. College Drive. The 2014 Matinee Se ries season sponsors are Dennis and Melanie Bassetti, Lampe and Kiefer Hearing Aid Center, Inc., Palms of Sebring Retirement Community, and the News-Sun.The Sounds of Soul are coming to SFSC Matinee Series Tuesday Courtesy photoThe Sounds of Soul will be featured in the 2014 SFSC Matinee Series on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 1:30 p.m., in the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative will have Cher rie Platt as the Artist of the Month. Cherrie is a Onestroke Painting Instructor and teaches classes at the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative. She will be at the 1st Friday event to show her exhibit of Decorative Painting. Herb Frazier and Jackie Hartzell, two Co-op members who have published books, will also be on hand for a book signing. Their books may be purchased to have autographed. The st Friday events are from 4-8 p.m. Light re freshments will be served at the Co-op and the showroom will be open for shopping. Other stops for the 1st Friday include the Mural Society, Historical Train Depot Museum, Lake Placid Art League, and Toby Clown Museum and School to enter into the drawing for a gift basket with items donated by all the non-prot groups. The Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-operative is at 132 E. Interlake Blvd. For information on becoming a member call 699-5940 or visit the www.caladi umarts.org/.Platt to be featured at Lake Placids next 1st Friday Associated PressSOCHI, Russia Nancy Kerrigan stood in front of a group of reporters, voice quiver ing and hands dgeting as she described her emotions after watching a one-hour retrospective on the gure skating scandal that shook the Olympic earth 20 years ago. There were only a handful of media members in the room with her Friday as opposed to the hundreds that hounded her in 1994 after rival skater Tonya Hardings ex-husband put together a hit squad to try to keep Kerrigan from skating against Harding in the Lillehammer Olympics. But as she fumbled with her cellphone and tugged at the bottom of her stylish jacket, it was clear that watching the events unfold again in a press conference room in Sochi all these years later brought bubbling back to the surface those same feelings of helplessness and bewilderment. It made me think about everything all over again, Kerrigan said af ter a screening of Nancy & Tonya, which will air on NBC tonigh. Its surprising how this whole event and being attacked, its changed not just skat ing, it changed my life. It changed tabloid journalism, reality television. That whole other aspect that I had no part of. It just moved the world, almost, in a different direction. Whether its for the better or not, who knows? It just changed everything. Kerrigan and Harding were two of the brightest stars in American gure skating when they arrived in Detroit for the U.S. championships in 1994, about six weeks ahead of the Lillehammer Games. Kerrigan was knocked out of the competition when an associate of Hardings ex-husband whacked her on the right knee with a baton. It touched off a staggering scandal that pushed gure skat ing into the mainstream and made the camerashy Kerrigan the uncomfortable subject of inter national fascination.Kerrigan looks back, 20 years after Harding dramaNancy & Tonya airs tonight on NBC M C Y K

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B5 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Americas longest running multicultural song and dance company, the Duquesne University Tamburitzans, returns to the South Florida State College Matinee Series on Tuesday, March 4, at 1:30 p.m., in the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts. This unique ensemble of talented young folk artists is dedicated to the performance and preservation of the music, songs, dress and dances of Eastern European and neighbor ing folk cultures. The ensemble, founded in 1937 at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Penn., takes its name from the tamburitza family of stringed folk instruments predominant in the music of Eastern Europe. Company members come from all corners of the United States, Canada and Eastern Europe. Brilliant colors, intricately embroidered textiles and dazzling accessories are all part of the excitement of the Tamburitzans show. Lush musical portraiture is complemented by breathtaking visual artistry as the Tamburitzans set the stage are in a blaze of color and style. Individual tickets for the Tamburitzans are $13, $16 and $19. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.performances.southorida. edu or by calling the SFSC box ofce at 863-784-7178. SFSC box ofce hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets are also available by visiting the Box Of ce during business hours. The box ofce is in front of the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, 600 W. College Drive The 2014 Matinee Series season sponsors are Dennis and Melanie Bassetti, Lampe and Kiefer Hearing Aid Center, Inc., Palms of Sebring Retirement Community, and the News-Sun.Tamburitzans bringing Eastern European dance to SFSC March 4 Courtesy photoThe Tamburitzans return to the South Florida State College Matinee Series on Tuesday, March 4, at 1:30 p.m. in the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts. Special to the News-SunFAIRFAX, Va. Hali Pollard, a student at Lake Placid High School, has been selected to represent Lake Placid as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2014 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Pollard joins a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media. Pollard was chosen based on academic ac complishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in jour nalism and media studies. National Youth Correspondents participate in hands-on, experiential learning through decision-making simulations that challenge them to solve problems and explore the cre ative, practical, and ethical tensions inherent in journalism and media. The experiential por tion of the program is complemented by speakers who are wellknown leaders in the media community. Presenters include prominent journalists, CEOs of major media outlets, researchers, and recent college grad uates successfully entering the field. Last years conference included Hoda Kotb, Candy Crowley, Brian Lamb and Neil Leifer. With distinguished faculty, guest speak ers, and direct access to elite D.C. practitioners, the Washington Jour nalism and Media Conference offers aspiring journalists and student leaders an unparalleled experience. The week-long program, held at George Mason Universitys state-of-the-art campus, will encourage and inspire young leaders from across the country who desire a unique experience focused on successful careers in this dynamic industry. The Washington Jour nalism and Media Conference will be held July 13-18.Lake Placids Pollard chosen as National Youth Correspondent EDUCATION Will attend conference in July NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Academy of Country Music will pay tribute to members of the armed forces with its annual television special. Merle Haggard, George Strait and Carrie Under wood are among the rst performers to sign on to ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops. The two-hour special will air May 20 on CBS. Each year, the acade my tapes a special a differ ent theme on the day after its awards show, which will be held April 6 in Las Vegas. Past shows have focused on Strait and honored the women of country music. Ticket sales for this years show at the MGM Grand will be donated to the academys charitable foundation ACM Lifting Lives. Other early performers announced include Lady Antebellum, The Band Perry and Florida Geor gia Line.Online: http://acmcountry.comTaylor appears in anti-fracking adRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Singer-songwriter James Taylor is starring in a tele vision ad for an environmental group urging North Carolina viewers to challenge efforts to allow natural gas exploration through hydraulic fractur ing in the state where he grew up. The Natural Resources Defense Council said the ad began running Thursday on Raleigh-Durham area television stations, as well as on cable TV and online.Academy of Country Music will salute troops on May 20Strait, Haggard, Underwood pitching in M C Y K

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B6 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com PLACES TO WORSHI PPlaces to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday. To place a listing in this directory, call the News-Sun at 3856155, ext. 596.ANGLIC ANNew L ife A nglican Fellowship, 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863) 243-3191; strhodes1020@yahoo.com. Sun day Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.ASSEMB L Y OF G ODC hrist Fellowship C hurch (A ssembly of God), 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Await ing 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 471-0924. First A ssembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Eve ning Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431.BAPT I STA von Park L akes Baptist C hurch, 22600 N. Highlands Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ cen tered 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. Bethany Baptist C hurch (GARBC ) 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., and evening worship service is at 6 p.m. On Wednes days, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20s+) 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 of ce at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist C hurch, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Wor ship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist C hurch, 1000 Max well St., Avon Park, 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: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: ofce@apfellowship.org; Web site, www.ap fellowship.org. First Baptist C hurch of A von Park, N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 453-6681. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Rev. Johnattan Soltero, His panic pastor; Joy Loomis, director of music. Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Wor ship, 10:45 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.; Youth Choir, 4:30 p.m.; Evening Wor ship, 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. Wednes day 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. First Baptist C hurch of L ake Josephine, 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 ser vices 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 meet ing at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist C hurch of L ake Placid, 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., Contem porary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Fam ily 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. First Baptist C hurch of L orida located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School be gins 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., fol lowed 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 minis tries offered, call 655-1878. First Baptist C hurch, S ebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Rev. Matthew D. Crawford, se nior 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 Florida A venue Baptist C hurch, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Gird ley, 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 and youth at 6 p.m. and for adults at 6:30 p.m. I ndependent Baptist C hurch, 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday wor ship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. L eisure L akes Baptist C hurch, 808 Gar denia 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 Wor ship 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 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist C hurch (GARBC) 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.; Eve ning 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 Mes senger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist C hurch, 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-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 2143025. Afliated with the National Associa tion of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. S parta R oad Baptist C hurch, (SBC) 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 infor mation, call 382-0869. S outhside Baptist C hurch (GARBC) 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 kin dergarten through fth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for under age 3 is avail able at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Ofce phone, 385-0752. S pring L ake Baptist C hurch, Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road; 6552610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 3861610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Vil lage II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednes day Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. S unridge Baptist C hurch, (SBC) 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 ATHO LICO ur L ady of Grace C atholic C hurch, 595 E. Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vig il 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. Sun day for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. S t. C atherine C atholic C hurch, 820 Hick ory St., Sebring. Parrish ofce/mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 3850049, 385-6762 (Spanish); fax, 385-5169; email, ofce@stcathe.com; website, www. stcathe.com. School Ofce/Mailing, Princi pal Dr. Anna V. Adam, 747 S. Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email school@stcathe.com. School ofce 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; De cons, 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: 7:157:45 a.m. rst Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Satur day and 9-9:45 a.m. Sunday. Ofce Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. S t. James C atholic C hurch, 3380 Placid view 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., rst Satur day at 9 a.m.C HR I ST IANC ornerstone C hristian C hurch, (Saxon Hall) 1003 West Pine St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Love Christ Love People. Jon Carter, Music Minister. Sunday, 9 a.m. Bi ble Study; 10 a.m. Worship; Communion available each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellowship Group. For more information call 453-7679. S ebring C hristian C hurch, 4514 Ham mock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Josh Knabel (812618-7118), Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sun day 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. Al zheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Ofce hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. First C hristian C hurch (Disciples of C hrist), 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. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.C HR I ST IAN & M I SS ION ARY A LLI A NC ET he A lliance C hurch of S ebring, 451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875. Call 3821343. 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); Wednes day Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m.C HR I ST IAN S CI E NC EC hristian S cience C hurch, 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, Sci ence 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 lesson-sermons.C HUR C H OF BRETHRE NC hurch of the Brethren, 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 HUR C H OF C HR I STA von Park C hurch of C hrist, 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 class es for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. H eartland church of C hrist, Lakeshore Mall Suite 42 (outside entrance), 901 U.S. Highway 27 N, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday worship, 9 a.m. to noon; Wednesday, Bible study, 7 p.m. Evangelist Carl Ford, (863) 4022159. L ake Placid C hurch of C hrist, 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. Bi ble 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 863465-4636 or visit the website www.thelord sway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. S ebring Parkway C hurch of C hrist, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 3857443. Minister: Kevin Patterson. Times of ser vice 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 HUR C H OF G ODC hurch on the R idge, Church of God, Anderson, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sun day, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863) 382-0773.C HUR C H OF N AZARE NEFirst C hurch of the Nazarene of A von Park P.O. Box 1118., Avon Park, FL 338251118. 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 453-4851. C hurch of the Nazarene of L ake Plac id, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednes day evening: All church meal, 6 p.m.; Christian Life Study, 6:45 p.m. Winter Life groups pending. Call 446-1339. Pastor Tim Taylor.C HUR C HES OF C HR I ST IN C HR I ST IAN U NI ON C ommunity Bible C hurch C hurches of C hrist in C hristian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), Avon Park. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eterni ty. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nur sery provided. Junior Church ac tivities 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.EP ISC OPA LE piscopal C hurch of the R edeemer A von Park, 910 W. Martin St., Avon Park, FL 33825 (U.S. 27 across from Wells Mo tor Co.). Rev. Canon George Conger. Sunday services: Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m.; Saturday Bible study at 2:15 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Come and worship with us; we would love to meet you. Church ofce, 453-5664; fax, 453-4853. Visit us at our website at redeemeravon park.com. Email redeemer1895@aol. com. Call the thrift store for hours open and donation pick up at 664-9668 or 4535664. S t. A gnes E piscopal C hurch, 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Father Scott Walker. Sunday Services: Holy Eucha rist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednes day 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 ofce 385-7649, for more information. S t. Francis of A ssisi A nglican E pisco pal C hurch, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051. Rev. Eliz abeth 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.EVA NG E LIC AL FREE C HUR C H OF AMER IC AT he C hurch of the Way EF CA, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunda1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednes days. 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 provid ed. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Ofce Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: the waychurch@ hotmail.com. Web site: www. TheWayChurch.orgG RA C E BRETHRE NGrace Brethren C hurch, 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 Chil drens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 3853111). Check us out on the Web at www. sebringgrace.org.INDEPE N DE NTFirst C hristian C hurch, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 4535334; on the Web at www.rstchristianap. com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Min ister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesday studies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events.INTERDE N OM IN AT IONAL World H arvest and R estoration Ministries, (non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd.,(non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. Phone: 4529777 or 453-3771. Sunday service: Sun day School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers.L UTHERANA tonement L utheran C hurch (ELCA) 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 rst Sunday of each month after the service. Council meeting is on the rst 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. Je sus 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 hrist L utheran C hurch A von Park LCMS 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 celebrat ed every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellow ship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863) 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org. Faith L utheran C hurch LCMS ,2740 Lakeview Dr, Sebring; Church phone: 3857848; Faith Child Development Center: 3853232. Sunday Traditional Worship Service: 8 a.m.; Sunday Praise Worship Service: 10:30 a.m.; Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sun day. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 9:15 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 8 a.m. on WITS 1340AM each Sunday. Educational op portunities 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. Good S hepherd L utheran C hurch (AALC) American Association of Lutheran Church es, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Ser vice, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3852346. New L ife E vangelical L utheran C hurch, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fel lowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more in formation, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 3852293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com. R esurrection L utheran C hurch ELCA, 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 Ser vice is at 7 p.m. Open Communion celebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. T rinity L utheran C hurch LCMS 25 Lakev iew St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots Pre-School director Edu cation Hour, 8:45 a.m.; Worship service, 10 a.m. Holy Communion each rst and third Sunday. Childrens Church scheduled dur ing worship service, 4-year-olds through fth grade. Nursery provided during worship ser vice for infants to 3-year-olds. Seasonal MidWeek Services each Wwednesday evening during Advent and Lent. Call church ofce at 465-5253 or visit the website at www.Trinity lutheranlp.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.NON -DE N OM IN AT IONALBible Fellowship C hurch, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed rst 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 Ser vice, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Children, ages 4 yr s 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 ofce 3851024. C alvary C hurch, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An indepen dent 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 hristian T raining Ministries I nc., on Se bring 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-denomi national ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, caseydowning@hotmail. com. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www.ctmforme.com C rossroads of L ife,148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863-655-9163. The place of your Divine appointment. We ex pect 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 interpret er. We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Grace Bible C hurch, 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 Pro grams, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Faith C enter West Ministry, Restoring Lives, Families & Communities. In the Ban yan 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. Min istries for youth, men and women are held throughout the month. Please attend these Spirit-lled services. Moving Forward in Uni ty. Church ofce, 385-1800 or 655-2748. H ighlands C ommunity C hurch, 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. New Beginnings C hurch of S ebring, wor shiping 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. newbeginningsch urchofsebring.com Begin your week with us. T he L ords S entinel Fellowship C hurch, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Fol som. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More infor mation at www.juanitafolsomministries.com. Union C hurch, 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday traditional wor ship 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. Wednes day night worship with Pastor Tiger Gullett and CrossTalk with Pastor Bill Breylinger at 6 p.m. Breakfast and lunch menus at Sol id Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Ofce: 453-3345. Web page at www.wea reunion.org. Unity L ife E nrichment C entre,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 Ser vice, 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 extraor dinary. RELIGION M C Y K

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www.newssun.com Sunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B7 PRESBYTERIANCovenant Presbyterian Church (PCA), 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. Pastor Tom Schneider. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional ser vice, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Wednes day 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; e-mail: covpres@strato. net; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org. Ofce hours: 8:3012:30 a.m. Monday-Friday.First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, 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. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. 385-0107. 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, 3:306:30 p.m. Elementary School, 4-5:30 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 ofce for more information and other classes. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 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. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 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 through June. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. rst 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, 6550713; e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarqspace.com.SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTAvon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 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 rst 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 Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. 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.THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTSThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 3829092 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, 7-8:20 p.m. Scouts: rst and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.THE SALVATION ARMYThe Salvation Army Center for Worship. 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. UNITED METHODISTFirst United Methodist Church, 105 S. Pine St., 105 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor John A. Bryant. 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 The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 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. Memorial United Methodist Church, 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 ofce at 465-2422. Lakeview Christian School, VPK to Grade 5, 465-0313. St. John United Methodist Church, 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 Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 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 ofce phone: 655-0040.UNITED CHURCH OF CHRISTEmmanuel United Church of Christ, 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; sebringemmanuelucc.com.P LACES T O WO RS HI P RELIGION The sound of childrens laughter is music to my ears. The sound of my husbands voice saying, I love you, Im home, I need you, Youre an inspira tion, Thank you, You look lovely, That was a delicious meal, We did it! is music to my ears. How about you? Are there certain expressions that cause emotions to bubble up within you like music coming to the sur face and spilling over? When we see our children and grandchildren after a long span of time, their happy greetings cause a rhythm in my soul that pulsates like musical notes played expressively. Why is it that such pos itive declaration can be compared to music? Music has the ability to evoke emotion in us. It lifts the spirit, warms the heart, and quickens our steps maybe prompting us to dance across the room. I have been blessed to experience the sound of music that lifts praises to God. Through Scripture we are taught that God is pres ent in our praises. So, when we come together and wor ship God through the gift of song or when we listen to someone play an instrument and get lost in the music we are experiencing a divine musical blessing. But there is another place where I hear music. It is in nature. Walk along a nature trail in the fall and hear and feel the breeze as it blows through the trees. It is a song all its own. The shim mering leaves of Aspens in the Rockies are incredibly musical. Theres nothing like hiking alongside a river or stream that is gurgling and splashing over rocks and limbs to produce a movement that ows rhythmically. And should the climb lead to a waterfall, it is like a magnicent orchestra reaching a crescendo that touches eyes, ears, heart and soul. A while back, my hus band Ken and I were hiking in Pennsylvania. There hadnt been much rain, but still some waters owed from a once more power ful waterfall. However, the words imprinted near it spoke eloquently of what it must be like in its fullness as it depicted rushing waters and sighing winds combining in cadence. When I am out in the beauty of nature, it is music to my ears to my soul. Just like it says in Isaiah 55: 12, NKJV, For you shall go out with joy, and be led out with peace; the moun tains and the hills shall break forth into singing before you, and all the trees of the eld shall clap their hands. SelahJan Merop is a NewsSun correspondent.Its music to my ears P AUSE & C ONSIDERJan Merop BOOKS WALL STREET JOURNALFICTION1. Private L.A. by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan (Little, Brown) 2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Dutton Books) 3. Insurgent by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegan Books) 4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) 5. Allegiant by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 6. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss (Random House) 7. Hollow City by Ranson Riggs (Quirk Books) 8. One Fish Two Fish by Dr. Seuss (Random House) 9. Killer by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine) 10. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking Adult)NONFICTION1. Jesus Calling by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson) 2. Duty by Robert M. Gates (Knopf) 3. Things That Matter by Charles Krauthammer (Crown Forum) 4. Killing Jesus: A History by Bill OReilly & Martin Dugard (Henry Holt & Co) 5. Strengths Finder by Tom Rath (Gallup) 6. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XII by Piggyback (Piggyback) 7. David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown) 8. Grain Brain by David Perlmutter (Little, Brown) 9. The Body Book by Cameron Diaz (Harper Wave) 10. The Wimpy Kid Do-it-Yourself Book by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books)FICTION E-BOOKS1. Private L.A. by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan (Little, Brown) 2. Killer by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine) 3. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (Razorbill) 4. Divergent by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 5. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Duttons Children) 6. Insurgent by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 7. The Goldnch by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown) 8. Allegiant by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 9. Sycamore Row by John Grisham (Doubleday) 10. The Husbands Secret by Liane Moriarty (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam)NONFICTION E BOOKS1. The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel (Center Street) 2. Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup (HarperCollins) 3. Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson (Little, Brown) 4. The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes (Simon & Schuster) 5. Illusions II by Richard Bach (Richard Bach) 6. Journeys on the Silk Road by Joyce Morgan and Conrad Walters (The Lyons Press) 7. Drinking and Dating by Brandi Glanville (HarperCollilns) 8. The Norman Conquest by Marc Morris (Pegasus Books) 9. Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxas (Thomas Nelson) 10. Killing Jesus: A History by Bill OReilly & Martin Dugard (Macmillan)USA T ODAY1. Private L.A. by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan (Little, Brown) 2. Divergent by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 3. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Duttons Children) 4. Killer by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine) 5. Insurgent by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 6. Allegiant by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 7. The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel (Center Street) 8. The Goldnch by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown) 9. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (Razorbill) 10. Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson (Little, Brown) 11. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Knopf Books for Young Readers) 12. Sycamore Row by John Grisham (Doubleday) 13. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking Adult) 14. Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline (William Morrow Paperbacks) 15. Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo (Vintage) 16. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney (Am ulet Books) 17. The Husbands Secret by Liane Moriarty (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam) 18. Frostbite by Richelle Mead (Razorbill) 19. The Witness by Nora Roberts (Jove) 20. Winters Tale by Mark Helprin (Houghton Mifin Harcourt) 21. Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen (Random House) 22. Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead (Razorbill) 23. Six Years by Harlan Coben (Signet) 24. Hollow City by Ranson Riggs (Quirk Books) 25. Until the End of Time by Danielle Steele (Dell) B EST SELLERS MCYK

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B8 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com MOVIES GEOFF BERKSHIREVarietyLOS ANGELES Even international spies have trouble balancing work and family life, according to Days to Kill, the latest lightweight action pic from writer-producer Luc Besson, here forming an unlikely (or perhaps unholy) trinity with director McG and star Kevin Costner. Surely the goal of the re sulting tonal mishmash was to reignite Costners career a la what happened for Liam Neeson after Bessons Taken, but any possibility of sleeperhit status has been fatally compromised by watereddown ght scenes and misguided family man dramatics. The setup plays as if someone (presumably Besson, who is credit ed with the story and cowrote the script) decided to graft the central fatherdaughter relationship from The Descendants onto a Eurotrashy action framework. Superstar CIA eld agent Ethan Renner (Costner) spends so much time on the job that hes completely missed watch ing his daughter, Zooey (Hailee Steinfeld), blossom into a sophisticated teenager. After hes diagnosed with a fatal illness, Ethan retires and resolves to spend more time with his family in Paris, offering to watch Zooey for a week end while his estranged wife, Christine (Connie Nielsen), is away. But retirement isnt so easy for a man of Ethans skills, and hes promptly recruited by the mysterious Vivi (Amber Heard), who needs his help in the hunt for a ter rorist mastermind in exchange for experimental drugs that could give Ethan a second lease on life. The conict between the nesse Ethan demonstrates in his professional duties and the complete incompetence with which he approaches parenting is meant to be comedic, although the lm doesnt have the light touch of similar spy-family actionlaffers like Mr. and Mrs. Smith, True Lies or McGs own This Means War. Instead, Days to Kill proves surprisingly pofaced about trying to build the bond between Ethan and Zooey, even in the midst of moments as goofy as Dad consoling his daughter on a bad hair day, teaching her to dance or buying her a purple bi cycle just because that was her favorite color as a kid. The sentimental approach almost works, thanks to the best efforts of Costner and the naturally spunky Steinfeld, who may have made a respectable pair given better material to work with. As it is, the lukewarm family dynamics sit awkwardly alongside equally underwhelming action sequences. Recent supporting turns in Man of Steel and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit aside, Costner isnt generally associated with the action genre hes more of a Waterworld-Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves epic-adventure guy and the rote heroics he under takes here wont do much to change that. On multiple occasions, the audience simply witnesses the aftermath of Ethans handiwork as repped by bodies ly ing motionless on the oor. The notable exceptions arrive in a brief but slickly executed one-onone skirmish in a grocery stores deli section (complete with resourceful use of the meat grinder and panini press) and a bracingly staged car chase in the middle of a Parisian neighborhood inspired by Claude Lelouchs Rendezvous and John Frankenheimers Ronin. That chase makes a lovely pairing with McGs other standout sequence: a montage of Ethan riding the bike he bought for Zooey through the city streets and parking near the Eiffel Tower. Its a sweet divertissement for the typically boisterous director, who overall reins in the bombastic giddiness of his Charlies Angels pictures and abandons the soulless spectacle of Terminator: Salvation to make an action lm thats downright restrained by his standards. Unfortunately, in this case the restraint reads as overly safe. Days to Kill is quite literally bloodless the ght sequences in Taken packed a far more potent punch even with the same PG-13 rating which seems like a missed opportunity. The juxtapo sition of Ethans violent work and gentler pater nal side might have added some desperately needed intrigue to the banal story. Days to Kill, a Relativity release, is rated PG13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language. Running time: 113 min utes.3 Days to Kill a fatally compromised spy tale Julian Torres/Relativity Media/MCTAmber Heard, left, and Kevin Costner star in Days to Kill. MOVIE REVIEW CRITICS RAT ING: NEW YORK (AP) With nearly every joke substi tuted for a new one, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues will return to movie theaters for one week. Paramount Pictures an nounced Friday that an R-rated version of Anchorman 2 with 763 new jokes will play in the U.S. and Britain beginning Feb. 28. Director Adam McKay improvises heavily while making a lm, and found he could swap out prac tically every joke in the lm for an alternative. In a statement, McKay recommended die-hard Anchorman fans see the new version, but if youre not, stay very far away.Re-release of Anchorman 2 features 763 new jokes M C Y K

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B9 SUE MANNINGAssociated PressLOS ANGELES If a scared dog bolts from home, its likely to run as fast and far as it can. But if a house cat panics, its more likely to slink away and stop at the rst good hiding place it nds. Because the getaway is so different, the search has to be, too, said Nan cy Peterson, cat programs manager for the Humane Society of the United States and a registered veterinarian technician. Dont run to a shelter or post signs right away, she said. Immediately after you notice your pet is missing, search your yard, contact neighbors and show a photo to mail car riers, delivery drivers and paperboys. Most cats that escape or leave home wont go more than ve houses away, so you should go to neighbor homes and ask if you can check their backyards, she said. If the cat does get further, its because a dog or another cat chased it. Unfor tunately, the far ther away it gets, the harder it is for it to get home. The search for your feline friend tends to be tougher go ing than if you had lost a dog, experts say. Good Samaritans often come to the rescue of dog own ers, picking up pooches and making a call to the owner or taking them to a shelter. But there is no cavalry for cats, and domestic ones are not easily caught you cant just open a car door and coax it to hop in. But you can protect against the loss of your cat by microchipping it and strapping on an ID collar. Even long-lost cats can be found, a joy that Mick ey and June Wilson experienced. When an 8,700acre wildre came close to their Santa Barbara, Calif., home in May 2009, the couple grabbed their cat Morris and evacuated. For one night, they stayed in a motel in Buellton, about 45 miles northwest of Santa Bar bara. When Mickey Wilson went to get luggage from the car, Morris, rambling freely in the second-story room, escaped. Wilson searched everywhere, fol lowing several tips, but came up empty-handed. Heartbroken, Wilson and his wife returned home the next day without Morris. Relatives went up a few times after that to look but could not nd the cat. Four months later, Wilson got a call from a woman who found Mor ris behind a restaurant at a feral cat feeding station. The station is run by Cata lyst for Cats, Inc., a group of volunteers trying to control the feral cat pop ulation in Santa Barbara County by trapping, ster ilizing and returning and then feeding wild cats in the area. Owned, lost cats show up at feeding stations more often than one would imagine, said Mar ci Kladnik, a Catalyst for Cats volunteer and columnist for the Cat Writers Association. Morris was in good shape except for the tip of his tail, which was broken. If he hadnt had a name tag on his collar, we would never have seen him again, said Wilson, a re tired aircraft engineer. Wilson had to put Morris down about six months ago because of bladder problems. He was a special cat, Wil son said. And we enjoyed him up to the very end. Morris discovery shows even a long search isnt hopeless. Dont give up! Cats can return home months after being lost, Orange Coun ty Animal Control spokesman Ryan Drabek said. But he says that most of the cats the facility takes in each year are feral. Only a third of them are domesticated, he said. But theres always hope if a cat has ID, said Dr. Karen Doc Halligan, au thor and chief veterinary ofcer of the Lucy Pet Foundation. Both my cats have breakaway collars, tags and microchips. That is something all cat owners need to do for their cats, she said. If a lost cat doesnt nd its own way home the rst night, broaden the search. Start checking shelters, post iers and sign up on all the lost-pet apps avail able online. Dont wait too long, said Peterson of the Humane Society. Cats are creatures of habit. If they disappear one night and dont reappear by the next, something is probably wrong. If you nd your cat, it will probably be skittish. For a cat, danger comes from above so dont stand over a cat. ... Talk to it gently. Pet it, pet it, pet it, pet it, said Kladnik, the author. At home, the cat will be glad to get there. It might be a little needy and will purr and purr. Go back to your normal routine. Thats what the cat wants, she said.Online: www.catalystforcats. org; www.humanesociety.orgRunaway cats wont go far but may be hard to findHouse cats take hiding places over open spaces and are probably never far from home MetroInstead of posting signs right away if your cat goes missing, check the neighborhood. Chances are, it didnt stray very far from home. Most cats that escape or leave home wont go more than five houses away, so you should go to neighbor homes and ask if you can check their backyards.Nancy Peterson cat program manager for the Humane Society of the United States The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN M C Y K

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B10 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com rffntbffnfn frnffnf ffnfffnnnnn nnnfnffnnnbnf bfffnffbf fnbfnbf fn rff nt bf t f tf f rf ntbn rfntfrb btbfntf fbtbf tff fbftbfbnbfb bbbbbbnrbtn brfbbbnbbrftrfb fbbbttnbbtnftfbfrrb ntftffbfntftbbnb trfnt Classifiedtn bfbrbrnfnbnbffbftrb bbttnbbntbntrnbrffbb fnrfntntftbnrfbrfb bfbtbfbf bbfbtntftrfbntnbnn nnntnrnfftnbrbbbrnnf nntnfrbnrrbrbn btfrftrbfntrfbtftb bbtnntbbnftftb bffbnrftrbfrftrbbnnrbb bfntfbbbnrnbbttbf tbrftbnb rfffntbtbt ttn tbnnbbtnfntbntn nbn ttf IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 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 31st day of January,2014,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 7th day of March,2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 22,BLOCK 4,SEBRING RIDGE,SECTION G,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12,AT PAGE 28,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA Case No:FC 13-737 WALTER H.ROLLF,Petitioner and PAULA ROBIN ROLLF,Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION TO:Paula Robin Rollf YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any,to Walter Rollf, 1995 County Line Rd.,#5,Avon Park,FL 33825,on or before March 10,2014,and file the original with the Clerk of Court,430 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870,either before service on Petitioner,or immediately thereafter,otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. DATED 8/1/13 Robert W.Germaine,Clerk of Court By:E.Krumholz,As Deputy Cler k January,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLER K Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Cler k 888110684 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice,please contact the Court Administration Office at (863) 534-4690.If you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V),via Florida Relay Service. 665110997 February 16,23,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.28-2011-CA-000656 WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A. Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS,GRANTEES, DEVISEES,LIENORS,TRUSTEES,AND CREDITORS OF FRANCES I.DRIGGERS, DECEASED; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS,GRANTEES,DEVISEES,LIENORS,TRUSTEES,AND CREDITORS OF DEBORAH JEAN DRIGGERS, DECEASED; DUSTIN COLE DRIGGERS; JOHN BLAKE LOWRY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DUSTIN COLE DRIGGERS; 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; CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA; 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 January 28,2014,in this cause,in the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida,described as: LOT 15,BLOCK 5,OF SEBRING VILLAS SUBDIVISION,FIRST ADDITION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4,PAGE 83,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. a/k/a 4730 COCO PALM DR.,SEBRING,FL 33870-5301 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder, for cash,in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse,located at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870-3867,Highlands County,Florida,at eleven o'clock a.m.,on March 6,2014. 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 29th day of S P R I N G L A K E I M P R O V E M E N T D I S T R I C T R E Q U E S T F O R Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S F O R A N N U A L F I N A N C I A L A U D I T S E R V I C E S Proposals for Annual Financial Audit Services will be received in the Administrative Office,Spring Lake Improvement District,115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring,FL 33876 by no later than March 10, 2014. S C O P E O F S E R V I C E S :Spring Lake Improvement District is soliciting the services of an independent certified public accounting firm to provide annual external independent financial auditing services to the District for a period of up to five (5) years beginning with an audit of the financial statements of the District for its fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.The District desires the auditor to express an opinion on the fair presentation of the Districts basic financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles and any other value added services that may be part of the contract. Additionally,please include optional services in overseeing State and Federal Grants. C o n t a c t : J o e D e C e r b o D i s t r i c t M a n a g e r S p r i n g L a k e I m p r o v e m e n t D i s t r i c t 1 1 5 S p r i n g L a k e B l v d S e b r i n g F L 3 3 8 7 6 ( 8 6 3 ) 6 5 5 1 7 1 5 p h o n e ( 8 6 3 ) 6 5 5 4 4 3 0 f a x j d e c e r b o @ s p r i n g l a k e f l c o m O f f i c e H o u r s : M o n d a y F r i d a y 8 : 0 0 a m t o 4 : 3 0 p m Joe DeCerbo District Manager February 16,23,2014 February 16,23,2014pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 30th day of January,2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W.GERMAINE By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 327611/1024913/anp February 16,23,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:08000710GCS DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY,AS TRUSTEE FOR MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC TRUST 2006-NC4 Plaintiff, vs. MAYDELIS RODRIGUEZ, ALAIN GARCIA,UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MAYDELIS RODRIGUEZ, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ALAIN GARCIA,ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH, UNDER,AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHOA RE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS,DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, NEW CENTURY MORTGAGE CORPORATION,JOHN DOE, JANE DOE,AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given,pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on January 29,2014,in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida described as: LOT 10,IN BLOCK 14,OF ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES,UNIT 7,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGE 26,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as:5740 WOLF LAKE RD,SEBRING,FL 33875; including the building,appurtenances,and fixtures located therein,at public sale,to the highest and best bidder,for cash,Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870,on March 6,2014 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis DEVISEES,GRANTEES,ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS,LIENORS,AND TRUSTEES,AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED 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 145,LAKE SEBRING ESTATES,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4,PAGE 79,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 March 18, 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 13th day of February,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 (voice),(863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service),as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible.Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. February 23; March 2,2014 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-000095-XXAX-MX U.S.BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF CITIGROUP MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST INC.ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-AHL2 Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,CREDITORS,LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF DONNA F.CLUTE A/K/A DONNA LEE CLUTE,DECEASED; SAMANTHA THARPE,HEIR; SAMANTHA THARPE,PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE DONNA CLUTE; CHARLES BROCKUNIER,HEIR; ALEXANDER CLUTE,MINOR HEIR; SAMANTHA THARPE, AS PARENT OR NATURAL GUARDIAN OF ALEXANDER CLUTE; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S),IF REMARRIED,AND IF DECEASED,THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.13000527GCAXMX CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. VALERIE GOODE,et.al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 13,2014,and entered in Case No. 13000527GCAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY,is the Plaintiff and VALERIE GOODE; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,ACTION ON BEHALF OF THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) are the Defendant(s).Robert Germaine as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash,the Jury Assembly Room 430 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870, at 11:00 A.M.on March 18,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 7,BLOCK 215,OF A RESUBDIVISION OF PLACID LAKES SECTION SEVEN,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 72,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus 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 13th day of February,2014. 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. 13-00542 February 23; March 2,2014 By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the Clerk of the Court's disability coordinator at 590 S COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FL 33870, 863-534-4686 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 21844.0173/SDeGracia February 23; March 2,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.28-2013-CA-000176 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD A.BUSH,et.al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 28-2013-CA-000176 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida,wherein SRMOF II 2012-1 TRUST U.S.BANK TRUST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY AS TRUSTEE is the Plaintiff,and RICHARD A.BUSH,et.al.,are Defendants,I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at,JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT COURTHOUSE,430 S.COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING,FL 33870,at the hour of 11:00 A.M.on the 18th day of March,2014,the following described property: A PORTION OF LOTS 9,10,11,AND 14, BLOCK 92,OF LAKEWOOD TERRACES,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2,PAGE 50,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA,BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 11; THENCE NORTH 50 DEGREES 01'40'' EAST,ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF CIRCLE DRIVE,A DISTANCE OF 115.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 36 DEGREES 36'36'' EAST,A DISTANCE OF 146.18 FEET; THENCE NORTH 60 DEGREES 11'41'' EAST,A DISTANCE OF 162.31 FEET TO A POINT LYING ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF WESTMINISTER ROAD TO A POINT ON A NON-TANGENT CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OF 817.00 FEET,A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 01 DEGREES 03'13',AND A CHORD BEARING OF SOUTH 33 DEGREES 04'57'' EAST,15.02 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE ARC AND ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE,A DISTANCE OF 15.02 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 60 DEGREES 11'41'' WEST,A DISTANCE OF 262.31 FEET TO THE POINT LYING ON THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF WILSON AVENUE AND TO A POINT ON A NON-TANGENT CURVE TO THE LEFT,HAVING A RADIUS OF 558.80 FEET,A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 14 DEGREES 44'12'',AND A CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 42 DEGREES 26'51'' WEST,143.33 FEET; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG THE ARC AND ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE,A DISTANCE OF 143.72 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED at Sebring,Highlands County, Florida this 13th day of February,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court P.C.,Attorney for Plaintiff,whose address is 100 W.Cypress Creek Road,Suite 1045, Fort Lauderdale,Florida 33309 within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in THE NEWS-SUN,file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. 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,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863)534-4690,within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice of Action; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863)534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 14th day of February,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk File Number:12-15268 February 23; March 2,2014 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.:13000905CA WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2004-3,MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2004-3; Plainitff, vs. A NNALEIGH WINSTON ERDMANN A /K/A ANNALEIGH W.ERDMANN A /K/A ANNALEIGH P.WINSTON ERDMANN INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE A NNALEIGH WINSTON ERDMANN DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED OCTOBER 11,2007; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF A NNALEIGH WINSTON ERDMANN A /K/A ANNALEIGH W.ERDMANN A /K/A ANNALEIGH P.WINSTON ERDMANN; A NY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER AND A GAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS,DEVISEES, GRANTEES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CITY OF SEBRING,FLORIDA; FIRST NATIONAL BANK NORTH PLATTE; UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE ANNALEIGH WINSTON ERDMANN DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED OCTOBER 11,2007; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT #3 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT #4 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): UNKNOWN HEIRS,BENEFICIARIES,DEVISSES,ASSIGNEES,LIENORS,CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF ANNALEIGH WINSTON ERDMANN DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED OCTOBER 11,2007 Last Known Address UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 796,SEBRING RIDGE SECTION ``D'', A CCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE(S) 14,PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. a/k/a 2812 VALERIE BLVD,SEBRING,FL 33870 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any,to it,on Marinosci Law Group, 1050Legals rf

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w ww.newssun.com Sunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B11 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.28-2013-CA-000357 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, vs. SALLY FORD A/K/A SALLY M.FORD A /K/A SALLYE HART FORD, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SALLY FORD A /K/A SALLY M.FORD A /K/A SALLYE HART FORD, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed February 5,2014 in Civil Case No. 28-2013-CA-00357 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Sebring,Florida,the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes on the 7th day of March,2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 11840 and 11841,AVALON PARK LAKES,UNIT 37,according to plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5,Page 69,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens,must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 6th day of February,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.11000007 HOY FAMILY,LLC, vs. EDIBURGA DE JESUS,ADVANCED HOMEBUILDERS,INC.,UNKNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A ELIZABETH CRUZ, UNKNOWN TENANT #2 N/K/A ANGEL CRUZ, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed January 30,2014 in Civil Case No. 11000007 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Sebring,Florida,the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce A venue,Sebring,FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes on the 18th day of March,2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,to-wit: Lots 9 through 12,inclusive,in Block 78, A von Park Lakes Redhill Farms Addition,Unit No.``G'',according to plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 5,Pages 49 through 56,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens,must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19th day of December,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 2209279 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,within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. February 23; March 2,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:282010CA000282AOOOXX BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., Plaintiff, vs. GENE A.HENDRIX,JR.; MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; JODI L. HENDRIX; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); 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 13th day of January,2014,and entered in Case No.282010CA000282AOOOXX,of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein BANK OF AMERICA,N.A.is the Plaintiff and GENE A.HENDRIX,JR.,MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION,JODI L.HENDRIX and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) 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 18th day of March,2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 8,BLOCK M,SPRING LAKE VILLAGE II, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 43,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 13th day of January,2014. Robert W.Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 10-08258 February 23; March 2,2014 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 3rd day of February,2014. Robert W.Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp 08-66953 February 16,23,2014 1050LegalsDUMMY 2014 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00034894

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B12 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com CHECK YOUR ADPlease 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 1100AnnouncementsNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS AND INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE Please take notice that public hearings will be held at 6:00 p.m.on the 4th day of March,2014,and at 6:00 p.m.on the 18th day of March,2014,at the City Council Chambers,368 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870.After the second hearing,Ordinance No.1374 will be presented to the City Council for adoption upon its second and final reading.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 SUBSECTION 26-217(b) OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF SEBRING BY CORRECTING THE SCRIVENER'S ERROR OF CITING SUBSECTION 26-218(a) INSTEAD OF SUBSECTION 26-217(a); 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 ACCORDANCE 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 February 23,2014 and again on March 2,2014. /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 February 23; March 2,2014 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR A SPECIAL EXCEPTION REQUEST HEARING NO.1,746 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the HIGHLANDS COUNTY Board of Adjustment on the 11th day of March,2014,beginning at 3:00 P.M.,or as soon thereafter as possible,in the County Commissioners Board Room,Highlands County Government Center Building,600 South Commerce Ave.,Sebring,Florida,to consider a Special Exception to allow commercial activity directly serving agricultural pursuits and limited to the service of agricultural pursuits,within the area described as follows:An approximate 20.28 acre parcel located approximately 5.8 miles south of the intersection of US 27 and SR 70,on Leisure Lane; the address being 193 Leisure Lane,Venus,Florida; and legally described as follows:Lots 14 and 15,Sandy Pines Estates Unrecorded Subdivision,plus interest in access road to subdivision,Highlands County,Florida. Any person or persons interested or affected by this change are invited to attend this hearing.You may submit comments in writing to the attention of Linda Conrad,Zoning Supervisor,P.O.Box 1926, Sebring,Florida 33871-1926,or you may call (863) 402-6638,for further information.Please reference the above hearing number when calling or writing. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD AT THE TIME AND PLACE SPECIFIED ABOVE.ANY PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THIS COMMITTEE/GROUP,IN PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS,AND THAT,FOR SUCH PURPOSE,HE OR SHE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE,WHICH RECORD WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AND THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA,DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF ANY INDIVIDUAL'S DISABILITY STATUS.THIS NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE THE BOARD'S FUNCTIONS,INCLUDING ONE'S ACCESS TO,PARTICIPATION,EMPLOYMENT OR TREATMENT IN ITS PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES.ANYONE REQUIRING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OR SECTION 286.26,FLORIDA STATUTES, SHOULD CONTACT MRS.MELISSA BRUNS,ADA COORDINATOR AT 863-402-6509 (VOICE),VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE 711,OR BY E-MAIL: MBR UNS@HCBCC.ORG .REQUEST FOR CART OR INTERPRETER SERVICES SHOULD BE MADE AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE TO PERMIT COORDINATION OF THE SERVICE. ONE OR MORE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE MEETING. Rick Ingler,Chairman February 23,28,2014 NOTICE OF DISPOSITION ACCORDING TO THE FLORIDA SELF STORAGE FACILITY ACT THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOCATED AT THE STORAGE PLACE OF AVON PARK,395 CR 17A WEST,AVON PARK,FL 33825 WILL BE DISPOSED OF TO AN AUCTIONEER ON MARCH 17,2014 AT 10:00 AM.ALL UNITS ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHER WISE STATED. Names and unit numbers are as follows: NAME UNIT NUMBER Lela Davis 116 Carrie Cravey 216 DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORDS LIEN MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS,UNDER FLORIDA LAW, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE IN CASH. February 23; March 2,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 14-36 Division Probate IN RE:ESTATE OF JOAN FELLINGER CULLEN a.k.a.JOAN M.CULLEN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JOAN FELLINGER CULLEN a.k.a.JOAN M. CULLEN,deceased,whose date of death was January 3,2014,and whose social security number is XXX-XX-3518,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 430 S.Commerc 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 AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 16,2014. Personal Representative: /s/ C.David Dick 280 Aqua Marine Drive Oak Point,Texas 75068 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ David F.Lanier E-Mail Address:lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No.045399 DAVID F.LANIER P.O.Box 400 Avon Park,Florida 33826-0400 Telephone:(863)453-4457 January 26; February 2,2014OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION You are hereby notified that the public Logic and Accuracy (L & A) testing of the voting and tabulation equipment to be used for the March 11,2014 City of Sebring election will begin at 9:00 a.m.on Friday, February 28,2014 at 4500 Kenilworth Blvd.Suite 102,Sebring,FL.After testing at the warehouse is completed,the remainder of the testing will be at the Supervisor of Elections Office,located at 580 South Commerce Avenue,Room 201A,Sebring,FL on the same day. If you have any questions,please call the Supervisor of Elections office at 402-6655. Note:Any person who might wish to appeal any decision made at this meeting is hereby advised that he will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which will include the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based per Section 286.0105. Kathy Haley,CMC City Clerk City of Sebring February 23,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 14-61 Division IN RE:ESTATE OF HUGO T.PEREIRA Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Hugo T.Pereira,deceased,whose date of death was December 24,2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court,Florida, Probate Division,the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 16,2014. Personal Representative: Stephen Pereira 72 Tirrell Road Bedford,NH 03110 Matthew Pereira 13009 Shadow Ridge Road Lindale,TX 75771 BREED & NUNNALLEE,P.A. A ttorneys for Personal Representatve 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING,FL 33870 By:/s/ E Mark Breed III E.MARK BREED III Florida Bar No.338702 Email Address:service@bnpalaw.com February 16,23,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.13-526-CA SUNCOAST SCHOOLS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. CHRISTOPHER E.GOODWIN; JENNIFER NICOLE GOODWIN; Unknown Spouse of CHRISTOPHER E.GOODWIN,if any; Unknown Spouse of JENNIFER NICOLE GOODWIN,if any; WATERSEDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF LAKE PLACID,INC.; and A NY UNKNOWN PERSONS IN POSSESSION, Defendants. CLERK'S NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY given that pursuant to a Final Judgment in Foreclosure entered in the above-entitled cause in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,I will sell at public sale to the highest bidder for cash,at the Highlands County Courthouse,in the Jury Assembly Room,at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870,at 11:00 a.m., on the 18th day of March,2014,that certain parcel of real property situated in Highlands County,Florida,described as follows: Lot 19,of Watersedge Subdivision,according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 15,at Page 58,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. DATED this 13th day of February,2014. BOB GERMAINE,CLERK Circuit Court of Highlands County By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk February 23; March 2,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.12-001144 GCS M & T BANK, vs. JOSE M.RIESGO,BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,LAKE HAVEN ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC., UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2 N/K/A KENT LITTERFIELD,UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1 N/K/A SHANON LITTERFIELD,UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSE M.RIESGO N/K/A JANE DOE, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered January 29,2014 in Civil Case No. 12-001144 GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Sebring,Florida,the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes on the 6th day of March,2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,to-wit: Lot 5,Block 23,of LAKE HAVEN ESTATES SECTION TWO,according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 7,Page 61,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens,must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 30th day of January,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 2358119 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,within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. February 16,23,2014 2322787 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,within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. February 16,23,2014 1050Legals 2100Help Wanted 2100Help Wanted 2100Help WantedHIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFFS DEPT. 3X4 AD # 00036045 HIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFFS DEPT. 3X4 AD # 00036062

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w ww.newssun.com Sunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B13 FORD ASTRO1989. Runs good. Perfect for work truck. $700. Call 863-699-9429 or 863-243-4019 9450Automotive for SaleKAWASAKI VULCAN1500. 1988, Good condition, 20,000 miles, new tires, leather saddle bags. $1850.00 or best offer. 863-465-7112 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 TransportationWEIDER PROHOME GYM Weight System 38 Exercises. Like New / Hardly Used. $200. 863-452-1927 8150Fitness & ExerciseEquipmentTRACKER BASSPRO & Trailer, trim tilt, trolling motor. Many accessories. Excel cond. Custom cover included. $2750. SOLD!!!!! 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eigh t weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies CUB CADETLTX1040 MOWER AS GOOD AS NEW. SERVICED WITH NEW BATTERY AND CARBURETOR. THE CLOCK HAS LESS THAN 35HRS. CONTACT VIJAY ON 863-699-6923 BETWEEN 10AM AND 7PM PRICE $1000 CRAFTSMAN 42''CUT LAWN TRACTOR Very good condition with bag attachments in excellent condition, $450 OBO. 863-446-0034 CRAFTSMAN 42"Lawn Tractor 2012 ( Used 40 hrs) Still under Warranty) Complete w/ Trailer, Dump Cart & Mo Jack. Almost like new. $950. Firm. 863-402-2285 7400Lawn & GardenWANTED CHEVROLETS-10, 2 wheel drive, standard shift, in the 90's. Any engine, good or bad. Good body. 810-516-9152 7340Wanted to BuySEBRING -GREAT SALE Sat., March 1, 8400 Pine Glen Rd. Everything you could imagine! Pressure cleaner, baby beds, clothing for all ages! Something for the big girls too! Old toys! Bikes and hot wheels, Chevy truck engine. 7320Garage &Yard Sales WEIGHT BENCHwith 80 pounds. $75. Good Condition. 863-453-3398 PROJECTION T.V.60". Works. $100. Call 863-453-6391 NEW BLACKAND DECKER Hedge Trimmer $20. 863-243-8643 LOVESEAT /BEIGEEarth Tone Stripe, Upholstered w/2 Extra Pillows. ONLY $35 OBO (not a sleeper) Cash Only! 863-471-2502 KITCHEN TABLEw/6 chairs. Good cond. Light oak. $100. 863-453-6391 GOLF CLUBS(Full Set) Leather Trimmed Bag / Head Covers / Pull Cart w/ fold down attached seat. $40. 863-385-7295 FLAT SCREENTV SANYO H.D. 26 INCH. Good Condition. $50. 863-243-8643 FISHER PRICERain Forest Design Infant Swing and Activity & Gym. Very Good Condition. Both for $50. 863-381-2600 DRIVER /MEN'S NIKE $45. 863-453-3398 DINETTE SETBlond w/4 chairs. Excel. cond. Call 863-253-1667 BEIGE RECLINER$50. Great shape. Call 863-253-1667 7310Bargain Buys PEDESTAL TABLELt wood, w/ 2 chairs $200 / 2 Bars Stools, Dk wood 28" $40 / Computer Desk $35 / High Chair $30 / Pack N Play $35 / Tricycle $15. Call 863-453-3398 HOT TUB 4'9" x 6'7". Good cond. $700. Call 863-991-0584 7300MiscellaneousBEAUTIFUL GENTLYused home theater organ/bench. New price near $60,000, purchased locally from Fletcher Music. Top line model, still one of the best home instruments on the market From estate of home in Highlands Village, proceeds to church ministry. $9800 obo, no trades. Call Pastor Gerald Webber at 863-214-4859 for appointment. 7260MusicalMerchandise 7000 Merchandise SEBRING 3/2,1450 sq. ft. New A/C, 1 car over sized garage. 1 yr. Lease, 1st/last. $800/mo. + deposit. Includes lawn care, must have references. Call Tony 863-446-3082 SEBRING 2/1.5,garage, study room, new kitchen, tile floors, & basic appliances. CHA. $650/mo. 863-873-6099. SEBRING 1,2 & 3 BR Homes. $450 to $700 Per Month. First & Last Months Rent, Required. Call 863-655-3504 SEBRING *Woodlawn Elementary* Area 3BR, 1BA, Refurbished, Fenced in yard, New A/C/Heat, New paint. Section 8 approved. $200.00 Walmart Gift Card!! 863-646-2330 6300Unfurnished HousesRELAX ATLake Isis Villas** Luxurious ** 1 BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting.RENTED!!!! 6200UnfurnishedApartments 6000 RentalsSEBRING DOUBLE-WIDE28 x 40. 2/2. Well maintained. Open floor plan, w/vaulted ceiling. Heated pool, & other amenities. Oakridge MHP. $12,900. 863-471-6516 5050Mobile HomesFor SalePALM HARBORHOMES 2014 models are here! $8,500 Pre Construction Savings John Lyons @ 800-622-2832 ext 210 for details 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile Homes MAUSOLEUM UNITS.(2). Oak Hill Cemetery. Lake Placid. $900. Call 863-449-0101 LAKEVIEW MEMORIALGARDENS side by side Deluxe Companion External Crypts. $5,000. Call 863-452-5860 4280Cemetery LotsTHE BLUFFSOF SEBRING: For Sale by Owners: 55+, Amenities include stocked lake, heated pool spa, clubhouse, fitness room, tennis, chipping/putting area, library (books, videos, wi-fi stations). One unit is 2 BR/2BA, ground level, covered parking storage shed for $85K, second is 3 BR/2BA, ground level, lots of upgrades for $106K. Shown by appointment only, Phone 863-382-2853 or 863-385-4654 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial TREE COMPANYSEEKING F/T Employee. Experienced in Tree Work w/CDL. Call 863-655-1838 TESOL ADJUNCTINSTRUCTOR (P/T)Open until filled. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132.EA/EO. EXPERIENCED RESIDENTIAL ROOFERS NEEDED Call 863-402-9161 2100Help Wanted NIGHT AUDITOR, HOTEL JACARANDA Part-time, primarily 10 p.m. 2 a.m. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. Open until filled. 863-784-7132.EA/EO/VETERAN'S PREF. LOOKING FORLPN P/T for 24 bed ICF in Avon Park. We have a casual work environment with home-like setting. Apply online atwww.jobs.thementornetwork.com/floridaQuestions call 863-452-5141 ask for Angelina or Melissa LABORERS WITH CLEAN RECORD, Transportation, and No Wimps. Mid State Dewatering Call 863-385-2122 LABORERS WITHClean Record, Transportation, and No Wimps. Call 863-385-2122 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. 2100Help WantedFULL TIMEExperienced Hospitalist ARNP Needed for Local Sebring Hospital Please send resume to s.dyal@achhospitalist.com 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 ComfortKeepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 EXPANDING DAYSPA, Job Opportunity for a Massage Therapist, Stylist & Nail Tech. at a well Established & Successful Day Spa the Studio of Health & Beauty, MM21553. 1951 US 27 S. Sebring 33870. 863-386-0822. 2100Help Wanted DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS P/T, wanted for Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults. HS diploma or 1 year associated experience, valid FL Drivers License and clean criminal background req. Please complete application at www.jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida863-452-5141 CERTIFIED DIETARYMANAGER Royal Care of Avon Park currently has a FT position available for a CDM with long term care experience, computer experience a plus. Excellent benefit package available, salary based on experience. A pply in person at Royal Care of A von Park, 1213 W Stratford Rd., A von Park, FL (863) 453-6674. EOE, M/F, DFWP. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Independent Contractor wanted for FREE and established Mission Foods Direct Store Delivery (DSD) route in Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid areas. Product consists of tortillas and chips. Growth opportunity exists for qualified candidates with GOOD credit. If interested, please contact Robert Chencinski at (863) 640-3249 for more information. A /C INSTALLERw/at least 2yrs. experience. Electrician w/at least 3 yrs.+. Journeymen preferred. Pay negotiable. Bring resume to: Air & Electrical Services 4715 US HWY. 27S. Sebring HAIRSTYLISTS. YOUdon't need to pay outrageous booth rent to work in a beautiful salon. Great Location. Call Lois at 863-385-2728 or 863-414-6903 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment rf AGERO 3X10.5 AD # 00036107 SFCC-HUMAN RESOURCES 2X2 AD #00035971 SFCC-HUMAN RESOURCES 2X3 AD # 00035900DAWN DELL 1X4 AD # 00035559AT HOME PROFESSIONALS 2X3 AD # 00036081 BRENMAR ADVERTISING 2X5 AD # 00036110AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00035576 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00035577

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Heartland Cultural Alliance Zoom! Art of the Automobile opens March 1 and will feature work of Karen BarrowB3 NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 192775 Get moving for a healthy heartB1Cat ran away? Check close to homeB9 www.newssun.com Sunday, February 23, 2014 VOL. 95 N O 20 Warm with a storm possible in the PM High 85 Low 64 Details on A14Arts/Entertainment .. B3 Business ............... A7 Classied ............... B10 Crossword ................. B2 Dear Abby ................ B2 Horoscope ............ B2 Obituaries ............. A8 Lottery Numbers ..... A2 Sports on TV .......... A9 facebook.com/ newssun twitter.com/ thenewssunTHE ART OF SPEED BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterAVON PARK City Manager Julian Deleon wants some legal defense provisions in his contract. His three-year contract is up for renewal in September. He would like the Avon Park City Council to extend his contract terms to ve years to end Aug. 31, 2019 and require the city to pay his le gal defense for cases that the citys insurance company doesnt cover. Deleon stated in an agenda item for Mondays meeting that he has dealt with Deleon wants lawsuit clause DELEON BY SAMANTHA GHOLARStaff WriterSEBRING Congratulations are in order for Cracker Trail Elementa ry School Assistant Principal Jeannie Inagawa, who was awarded the ti tle of Outstanding Assistant Principal for the state of Florida in early Febru ary by the Florida Department of Education. Inagawa had already been named the High lands County School Districts Assistant Principal of the Year, so to have the honor of the state be ing in agreement with her district peers and superi ors was just icing on the cake. The district awarded me the title earlier in the school year, but when the state chose me ... I was just shocked, Inagawa said. After qualifying for the state title by being named the district winner, Inaga wa didnt just sit back and relax and wait for a phone call. She had work to do. Basically I had to write and demonstrate what Ive been doing at the school in regards to being a leader and instructor. I had to explain how Ive helped with the Common Core implementation, the administration work, just lots of things went into it to show my work, In agawa said. I talked a lot about my job as an in structional leader and Cracker Trails Inagawa named states top assistant principal Phil Attinger/ News-SunCracker Trail Elementary School Assistant Principal Jeannie Inagawa talks to the school board about winning the title of Outstanding Assistant Principal for the state of Florida. BY BARR Y FOSTERNews-Sun CorrespondentSEBRING Farming out many services to the private sector was on the minds of Highlands County Commissioners when they met for a goal-setting session on Tuesday. The nearly two-hour session dealt pri marily with the possibility of privatizing a number of county services, although some currently pending issues such as EMS, attorney top county goals listSEE INAGAWA | A9SEE GOALS | A8SEE DELEON | A9 CSI:Creating Student InvestigatorsSimons pitches Red Devils to winB10 B Y SAMANTHA GHOLARStaff WriterSEBRING Blood, ngerprints and evidence tape could be found all over Hill Gustat Middle Schools common area Saturday morning. There was no crime. In stead, 100 of the Heartland Educational Consortiums brightest high schoolers were there to get a lesson in crime scene investigation. Students from six coun ties gathered for a lesson in CSI Saturday morning as part of the Consortiums third annual CSI STEM (Sci ence, Technology, Engineer ing and Mathematics) Day. The gifted learners were in vited from throughout the Heartland in order to get some insight into the work ings of a crime scene investigators day-to-day routine. Highlands County Sher iffs Ofce CSI Unit members were out in full force at the event to educate and hopefully spark a fuse of in spiration. Jeff Fenell, Kathy Per ez, John Wilkinson, Stacy Andrews Mike Helms and Manny Gonzales used their skills to demonstrate to the students a number of CSI hands-on opportuni ties including: ngerprinting, making plaster molds of tire tracks and footprints, as well as forensics such as blood splatter calculations. STEM learners get hands-on experience, lessons Katara Simmons/News-SunHighlands County Sheriffs Ofce crime scene investigator Kathy Perez talks to students about how to investigate a crime scene. SEE CSI | A6

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A2 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com Roundabout traffic pattern changesLAKE PLACID - The trafc pattern of West Interlake Boulevard will change at the Park Drive roundabout, effective Monday. Vehicles approach ing the circular intersection from West Interlake Boulevard or any other side streets must wait for a gap in the circulating ow, and yield, before entering the roundabout. For further information you may contact Kenya A. Anderson, project Manager, at 402-6877 or via email at kanderso@ hcbcc.org.Nature Walk at Hammock on MondaySEBRING The Monday Morning Nature Walk at Highlands Hammock State Park will be on the Cypress Swamp Trail from 9:30-10:30 a.m. this Monday Join volunteers Brian and Susan Woodworth at the Cypress Swamp Trail and take a leisurely stroll on a boardwalk through a bald cypress swamp. The walk is free. Regular park admission of $6 per vehi cle (up to eight per car) or $4 per vehicle (one per son) applies.Pioneer Lake boat ramp closedAVON PARK Pioneer Lake boat ramp at 100 Lake Pioneer Boat Ramp Road will be closed for re pair and maintenance from Monday through Thursday, March 27. The ramp is scheduled to re open Friday, March 28. For further informa tion on boat ramp closings contact the Highlands County Parks and Recreation Department at (863) 402-6812.Brooks, Bohn appear at ReflectionsAVON PARK Bill Brooks and Lucas Bohn will be appearing at Reections on Silver Lake at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The rst half of the show will feature Bill Brooks, a very talented entertainer who performs the tunes of singers such as Jim Reeves, Johnny Cash, Conway Twitty, Marty Robbins, Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, George Strait, and Randy Travis. After a short intermis sion, Lucas Bohn, an energetic comedian who has shared the stage with Dave Chapelle and Jimmy Fallon, will take the stage. Bohns high-energy shows and hilarious imperson ations make him an instant hit. Tickets are $8 and the public is welcome.Rotary Clubs prepare for Honor FlightThe seven Rotary Clubs in Highlands County and the Hardee County Rotary are sponsoring the third annual, day long Honor Flight trip to Washington D.C. Fundraisers are planned to pay for the trip and sponsors are needed to donate to help send a veteran or guardian. For more informa tion about the Honor Flight go to www.honor ight.org/. This will be rst come, rst served. The cost for each veteran is the same as the guard ian cost. The clubs are budgeting $500 per per son to include the round trip bus to Fort Myers; the round trip plane ticket for Washington D.C.; lunch and dinner; the bus while in Washington D.C.; and Honor Flight T-shirts, plus other incidentals. Anyone is welcome to donate to wards or sponsor a guardian or a veteran a check for $500. This year veterans from the Korean War as well as World War II are being included. For information, see a Rotary Club member.FHREDI board meetsSEBRING A public meeting of the board of directors for Floridas Heartland Regional Economic Development Initiative, Inc. and Floridas Freshwater Frontier, Inc. will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Heartland Workforce, 5901 US 27 South. FHREDI/FFF and other related board issues will be discussed. Call Gina Reynolds at 385-4900.Travis on stage at Sebring Village MondaySEBRING Sebring Village presents The Jimmy Travis Show at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Jimmy Travis is a come dian, singer, songwriter and musician. As a multitalented performer, he constantly proves you can be funny, informative and entertaining without being offensive. He offers great comedy, great music, great show. Tickets are $10. To pur chase tickets, call 386-0045 or 273-0875.Shrine Club hosts buncoAVON PARK The public is invited to play bunco at the Shrine Club, 2604 State Road 17 South, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Cost is $4 per person. Call (863) 991-1298 for information.Elks plan breakfast buffetSEBRING Sebring Elks 1529 will have a breakfast buffet open to the public from 8:30-11:30 a.m. today. Cost is $7 and includes eggs your way, sausage gravy, ham, bacon, pan cakes, french toast, biscuits and much more. http//:www.newssun.com The News-Sun (USPS ISSN 0163-3988) is published every Sunday, Wednesday & Friday. Peri odical postage paid at Sebring, FL and additional entry ofce(s). All material contained herein is the property of the News-Sun, which is an afliate of Halifax Media Group. Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the writ ten permission of the publisher. All material submitted for publica tion becomes the property of the newspaper and may be edited for clarity and space, as well as re printed, published and used in all media. Postmaster: Send address change to: News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 S., Sebring, FL 33870.COMMITMENT TO A CC URA C YThe News-Sun promptly corrects errors of fact appearing in its news stories. If you believe we have made an error, call the news room at (863) 385-6155, ext. 516. If you have a question or comment about coverage, write to Scott Dressel, editor, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; email editor@newssun.com.; or call (863) 385-6155.O FFI C E Location: 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon day-Friday Phone: (863) 385-6155 Main Fax: (863) 385-1954 Newsroom Fax: (863) 3852453SUB SC RIPTION RATE SHome 12 mos. Tax Total $72.22 $5.06 $77.28 In Florida mail 12 mos. Tax Total $107.24 $7.51 $114.75 Out of Florida mail 12 mos. 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ROMONA W A SHINGTON Publisher and Executive Editor romona.washington@newssun.com 385-6155, ext. 515 NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927LO TTER YL OTTOWednesday, Feb. 19 9-14-29-31-32-36 X-2 Saturdays Jackpot: $12 millionP OWERBALLWednesday, Feb. 19 1-17-35-49-54 PB-34 X-3 Saturdays Jackpot: $40 millionM EGA M ONEYFriday, Feb. 21 8-19-20-22 PB-22 Tuesdays Jackpot: $500,000M EGA M ILLION SFriday, Feb. 21 23-29-32-45-46 PB-15 X-5 Tuesdays Jackpot: $195 million CAS H 3 Thursday, Feb. 20 Day: 4-3-0 Night: 2-2-1 Friday, Feb. 21 Day: 7-7-6 Night: 4-3-0P LAY 4Thursday, Feb. 20 Day: 3-1-1-5 Night: 4-6-1-0 Friday, Feb. 21 Day: 7-5-9-9 Night: 1-0-4-4F ANTA S Y 5 Thursday, Feb. 20 5-7-15-22-23 Friday, Feb. 21 1-13-27-29-33 SNAP S HOT S L OC AL N EW S Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Florida Department of Elder Affairs SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Program is available to provide free, unbiased infor mation and assistance to Florida Medicare beneciaries as they carefully evaluate their health care options. The SHINE Program, operat ed locally by West Central Flor ida Area on Aging, is pleased to announce the offering of its Medicare 101 presentation. This presentation, which is free and open to the public, will take place Tuesday at Sebring Public Library, 319 W Center Ave. in Se bring, from 5-6 p.m. The Medicare 101 presen tation, conducted by specially trained volunteers of the SHINE Program, will provide detailed information on the basics of the Medicare program, includ ing Medicare supplement insur ance, Medicare Advantage plans, and nancial assistance pro grams. SHINE volunteers will also be available to answer questions and provide enrollment or ben et application assistance. There will also be a presentation done by a representative from Social Security. To RSVP or to learn more about the SHINE Program, please call the local Elder Helpline at 1-800-963-5337.Vis it www.FloridaSHINE.org for details.Free Medicare presentation set Tuesday Special to the News-SunSEBRING Fifty-three Kids Tag Art Awards of Distinction winners were recognized for their artistic creativity at a re ception hosted by the Highlands County Tax Collector on Feb. 13 at the Circle Theatre in down town Sebring. The winning designs were se lected from more than 1,000 entries created in fth-grade class rooms earlier this year and chosen by a panel of judges or ganized by the Highlands Art League. A crowd of nearly 200 proud parents, siblings, grandparents, teachers, principals and local dignitaries were in attendance to see the winning students accept their awards. Three of the talented win ners were selected to receive the Tax Collectors Choice, Alan Jay Choice and Champion for Chil dren Foundation Choice awards. Each winner was the recipient of a framed copy of their design and a $50 gift card. The winner of the Tax Collec tors Choice Award, presented by Eric Zwayer, was Jose Vasquez from Avon Elementary School. Kaylub Lindsey from Memorial Elementary School received the Champion for Children Foun dation Choice Award from CEO Kevin J. Roberts, and Don Elwell, director of marketing and pub lic relations for Alan Jay Automotive Network, presented another Memorial Elementary student, Taivion Coston, with the Alan Jay Choice Award. After the ceremony, each pre senter attached the winning tag to the front of their vehicles where it will remain for an en tire year. Kids Tag Art is a countywide art program of the Highlands County Tax Collector and spon sored by the Champion for Children Foundation and Alan Jay Automotive Network, in con junction with The School Board of Highlands County, Highlands Art League and Douglass Screen Printers. License plates designed in the classroom can be produced and sold as front-end vanity plates with the proceeds from the sale going to the schools art pro gram. Kids Tag Art plates can be pur chased for $25 by going to www. hctaxcollector.com and selecting the Kids Tag Art link. For more information about the program, call Karen Jackson at the Highlands County Tax Col lectors ofce at 402-6695.Kids Tag Art Choice Award winners announced Courtesy photoThe winner of the Tax Collectors Choice Award, presented by Eric Zwayer, was Jose Vasquez from Avon Elementary. Kaylub Lindsey from Memorial Elementary, received the Champion for Children Foundation Choice Award from the CEO Kevin J. Roberts (left), the Tax Collectors Choice Award presented by Eric Zwayer went to Jose Vasquez from Avon Elementary (center) and Don Elwell, director of Marketing and Public Relations for Alan Jay Automotive Network, presented another Memorial student, Taivion Coston, with the Alan Jay Choice Award.53 Awards of Distinction and three Choice honors presented to students M C Y K

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A4 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927Romona Washington Publisher publisher@newssun.com Scott Dressel Editor editor@newssun.com VIEWPOINTS The Colossus of Rhodes toppled into the sea thousands of years ago. The Hang ing Gardens of Babylon has been gone so long not even its dust remains. Even the pyramids are slowly wearing away. In other words, nothing lasts forever Harder Hall never became the eighth wonder of the world, but it remains a beau tiful example of Spanish rococo architec ture a pink cake of a building with grace ful proportions and a tower rising high above Lake Jackson. It has been a landmark in Sebring for nearly 90 years, and is listed on the national historical register. No one wants to lose it. Unfortunately, Harder Hall built as a luxury hotel in the 1920s has remained empty and unattended for what seems like forever as a parade of hopefuls failed over and over again to make a success out of it. Today, after decades of neglect, Hard er Hall may be beyond saving. The costs of renovation are prohibitive, and there is a serious question of how the large, multistoried building could be put to use. Not to mention the impact its having on the City of Sebrings bank account. Despite our nostalgia and Harder Halls good looks, something has to be done one way or another. While its a heartbreaker, we do have a suggestion. If we cant save Harder Hall, lets give the pink dowager a send off to re member. Remove Harder Hall from the nation al register and advertise its availability to movie producers and directors. For $4 mil lion, a movie production company can use the building in any way they like, including blowing it up. The clean-up would be up to them. Imagine it: Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks, playing half-brother CIA agents who dont get along, chasing Angelina Jo lie playing a mad bomber with a chip on her shoulder as she prepares to blow up a Caribbean dictators palace. The ten sion grows until Washington and Hanks barely escape with their lives the palace (starring Harder Hall) exploding all around them. What a moment to remember. If we cant save Harder Hall, we ought to let her go with a bang.Let Harder Hall go out with a bangOUR VIEWLike many people, I like to wear T-shirts. Theyre comfortable, easy to throw on, easy to care for. Nice for when Im having a ca sual day at home, or typing away at Brewsters or may be working at my congrega tions clothing room. Several of my T-shirts have come to me courte sy of the blood bank. They are sometimes given to say thank you for com ing in and letting them poke you with a needle to get your blood. While I do nate whether or not someone tosses a T-shirt my way, I have to admit they have some pretty neat ones. My current favorite has a pic ture of a zombie on it with the phrase, Save the Hu mans Donate Blood. I have one my sisters sent me. It reads, Careful or youll end up in my novel. Wise people should keep this in mind even when Im not wearing that particu lar shirt. I have religious T-shirts that Ive gotten from at tending certain functions. One has the name of my congregation on the front with a scripture quotation on the back. None of my T-shirts have raised any eyebrows or caused someone to get mad at me. I suppose the religious ones might offend someone who has some thing against religion, but thus far no one has come up to me yet to complain about what is on my shirt. Now there are some T-shirts out there that are provocative; shirts I couldnt wear, not without a lot of blushing, anyway. Tshirts that are shocking in what they display. Apparently Utah mom Judy Cox ran into some of these T-shirts on display in the window of a PacSun store. According to the story I read at www.foxnews.com, Judy Cox was shopping with her 18-year-old son at a mall in Orem, Utah, a town about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City. She spot ted the shirts, which allegedly had pictures of scantily dressed models in provocative poses. Cox was so disturbed by this that she went into the store to complain about the display. She was told that the shirts couldnt be tak en down without corporate approval. At this point some people wouldve sighed and moved on, guring there was noth ing else to be done. Not Cox. She promptly bought up all 19 of the shirts that the store had in stock, pay ing over $500 to do so. According to the arti cle, Cox plans to return the shirts within the store chains 60-day return poli cy. But she hopes that what she did will inspire others to speak out when they see inappropriate displays. You dont have to pur chase $600 worth of Tshirts, Cox supposedly wrote in an email, but you can express your concerns to businesses and corpo rations who promote the display of pornography to children. I should mention that PacSun sells beach clothes for teenagers and young adults. The chain issued a statement that said in part that while they appreciat ed customer feedback, they remained committed to what they sold in their stores. Whether you agree with Cox or not about the ap propriateness of the shirts, you have to give her some credit. The woman was willing, at least in the short run, to put her money where her mouth was. How many of us wouldve taken that particular step? Anyway, she gets a tip of the hat from me for being willing to stand up for what she believes in. Dont like that? Its your right to dis agree with me. Just be careful: you could end up in my novel.Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady@embarqmail.com. Vis it her website at www.laurahware. com. Guest columns are the opin ion of the writer, not necessarily those of the staff of the News-Sun.Taking a stand on T-shirts LAURAS L OO KLaura Ware Midterm elections will bring out Hollywood celebrities sup porting lots of glad-handing politicians, attracting the least informed voters: the People/US/ Entertainment Weekly crowd. And rightfully so. While some in Hollywood and D.C. strive for nancial responsibility, there are those who have no understand ing of the concept. M.C. Hammer blew $33 mil lion on helicopters, parties and an entourage, not knowing fuel and repairs are pretty expen sive while employees are usually the largest expenditure on every balance sheet. We spent $1.4 billion on the Obamas in 2012 alone. Yup, people and their transportation can be pricey. Remember Kim Basinger buy ing a small town in Georgia? She went bankrupt four years later. When Joe Biden went all swanky and upscale to London and Par is, the bill was for over a million dollars. At least Basinger owned something for a while. Nicolas Cage went all GSAin-Vegas, buying 15 homes, in cluding two castles, a couple of mansions and the ever-so-nec essary Malibu beach house. And to think the Government Ser vices Agency only wasted about a million dollars on their lavish Las Vegas conference, includ ing penthouse suites, a mind reader, a clown, a bicycle train ing exercise and expensive catering. Billy Joel had a lousy money manager (ala Senator and Gov ernor Jon Corzine) who mismanaged 90 million of his dollars into dust. Big deal. We, the taxpayers, buried $7 billion worth of military equipment in the Afghan sand because, well, even though its perfectly good and useful, its really heavy and it might cost as much as a con gressional junket to bring it back. Youre starting to see the simi larities, right? We expect a few relatively in expensive tubs of lard in the pork barrel like a $98,000 out house on a deserted Alaskan trail, a million dollar heated bus stop in Arlington, Va., that fails to keep people warm, ten grand for utility pole performance art, $335,000 for a study that shows couples are happier after an argument when the woman calms down (duh), and a million dollars for a stack of at rocks called art at an embassy. What we should not accept is electing or re-electing peo ple who think its perfectly reasonable to spend $2.6 million of your money on teaching Chi nese prostitutes how to drink responsibly or send a group of federal government employees connected with the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force to enjoy a trip to St. Croix, courtesy of taxpayers, that auditors cant decipher be cause the cost has been shifted around to many different agen cies. Its not just these behaviors but this kind of thinking that has us over $17 trillion in debt.Rick Jensen is Delawares award-winning conservative talk show host. Contact Rick at rick@wdel.com, or follow him on Twitter @Jensen1150WDEL. Guest col umns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-SunWashington keeps looking more and more like Hollywood GUEST C OL UMNRick Jensen M C Y K

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A5 A mug bog event in Indiana advertised an obstacle course for the whole family. In a large pickup truck, the driver would be blindfolded. The good news is that the nav igator, in the passenger seat, wouldnt be blind folded. The notice goes on to say that you can have kids in the back seat as long as they are strapped in. Personally, I dont get it. While the county com mission did not change the zoning on Swamp Hammock, they suggested that the applicant pursue a Temporary Use Permit and I hear that Planning and Zoning is working on this. Maybe P&Z can tell us if blindfolded drivers are being considered. Since the Swamp Ham mock property has 34 wetlands surrounded by berms, this could be a drowning hazard. A child who goes in the water or falls in might not be found for some time be hind a berm. There was a stabbing at the Redneck Yacht Club Mud Park in Punta Gorda on Feb. 9. The victim was ap parently trying to break up a ght when she was stabbed ve times by an other woman with a pocketknife. Both were hospitalized and the stabber charged with aggravated battery. A while back, the same club had a car crushing. A monster truck attened an unoccupied car and the driver was arrested. The Redneck Yacht Clubs calendar has upcoming events like Mud Mayhem. In Newport, N.C., in Au gust 2012, a man was cutting doughnuts in the parking lot of Little Doo Mud Bog. A crowd ob jected to messing up the parking lot. The man hit one person with his truck, then red three shots into the crowd with a .40 cal iber pistol. He was ar rested, facing numerous charges. In White Springs, six people were hospitalized after a truck rollover ac cident at the Woodpecker Mud Bog. This happened on June 17, 2013, less than a year ago. The next month, on July 9, a middle-aged man was killed in an accident at the same location. No charges were led. One mud bog accident in South Carolina left two victims hospitalized with burns on 40 percent of their bodies. A mud bog racers truck ipped, land ing in a pond full of swimmers, in Palymra, Va. The driver died but none of the swimmers were hurt. Five people were hospital ized after a truck plowed through a crowd at the Pioneer Mud Bog Days event in Eau Claire, Wis. These incidents were in 2012. A sand rail buggy ipped multiple times, killing the driver, at the Summer Thunder Mud Bog in Holland, Mich., in July 2012. The driver was highly experienced, and we are told that he en tered the mud pit going 70 mph. Many believe there should have been more precautions in place. It is well known that mud bogging is destruc tive to the land. Mud bogging is illegal on feder al lands, including those managed by the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management, with nes up to $5,000. Near Columbus, Ga. mud bogging with ATVs and trucks led to ero sion, almost exposing a gas pipeline. The South ern Natural Gas Company spent more than $100,000 to prevent this activity and the Muscogee County sheriff threatened viola tors with arrest. The point has come up at hearings on mud bog events. The clubs dont always succeed, but the damage to the land will be around for decades. A mud bogging club in Fellsmere zzled after a couple of events. At Swamp Hammock, the mud bog pit will be 12 acres. If a truck ips in the middle of 12 acres of mud, how will EMTs res cue them? I dont think our ambulance services are ready for this.Dale Gillis lives in Sebring and is a member of Highlands Audu bon, which has voted to oppose the Swamp Hammock Mud Bog Park. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not neces sarily that of the News-Sun.Blindfolded drivers only one danger in mud bogging VIEWPOINTS GUEST COLUMNDale Gillis M C Y K

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A6 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterAVON PARK In a saga that began more than a year ago, Yudith Fernan dez and the city of Avon Park have settled the mat ter over her desire to set up a boarding house. Fernandez declined to give comment herself, de ferring all questions to her attorney, John de Leon in Miami. He said the settle ment reached through closed-door mediation will pay Fernandez $30,000 and allow her to have a new public hearing with the Avon Park Plan ning & Zoning Board. The board meets at 5 p.m. the second Tues day of each month, but Fernandezs new hearing hasnt been scheduled yet. City Manager Julian Dele on said city staff would facilitate that. In a settlement reached on Jan. 10, de Leon said Fernandez expects to re ceive a license to open a boarding house at her property, the Touchton Building at 1 W. Main St. We are looking forward to our clients being able to open a vacant building to revitalize Avon Park, de Leon said. Its been a difcult, long, drawn-out battle. Fernandez had been try ing since 2012 to turn her property into a board ing house for agricultur al workers. After sever al attempts to get proper zoning, rst through the Highlands County Depart ment of Planning and Development Services and later through the city, Fer nandez led a federal complaint against the city, claiming the Avon Park City Council and city ad ministration had worked to thwart her plans through discrimination against Hispanics. The situation prompted the city to revise its Land Development Code in September 2012 to align with the county code in regard to boarding houses and farm worker housing. Like Zolfo Springs, the city opted to assign zoning for farm worker housing closer to existing orange groves to make it easier for the workers to get to their jobs. However, community activist Patricia Austin saw it as a repeat of the citys 2006 attempt to penal ize or disallow businesses that hire illegal immigrants. Victor Valdes, nation al civil rights commissioner for the League of Latin American Citizens, took part in a meeting in September 2012 with City Manager Julian De leon, Austin and a member of the U.S. Justice Department, taking part by phone. For his part, Deleon said at the time that the county had mismanaged Fernan dezs application, including three different opinions sent in three different letters to her over three months. To comply with the in formation received from the county, Fernandez bought property in No vember 2012 to provide room to meet parking re quirements, only to be told by the county in De cember 2012 that there were no parking require ments. This is just not right, Deleon told the city coun cil in January 2013. Fernandez led her for mal complaint on May 13, 2013, and a closed door mediation between Fer nandez and the city was scheduled and began Aug. 2. The parties, according to City Attorney Gerald Buhr, were sworn to con dentiality so they could speak their minds freely. Nothing said during ne gotiations was allowed to leave the room for use by either party against the other, not even in court. Calls for comment from the citys attorney, George Bo Belohlavek of Rop er & Roper law rm in Or lando, have not been returned. Deleon said Friday that mediation is common, and that the citys insur ance company hired an attorney and did a feasi bility study. Deleon said it was not his decision to settle. My preference is not to settle anything, Deleon stated in an email. How ever, the specic case was decided by the insurance company.Avon Park, boarding house owner reach agreementThe forum also featured two impor tant issues in todays world computer and cell phone technology. Perez was busy showing the prop er technique when searching for DNA samples at a crime scene portraying a break-in that left a bludgeoned vic tim and pieces of carpet that had been cleaned of the blood stains. These chemicals are used. This is going to attach to the amino acids. Its still going to show me (evidence) even though this person cleaned up the area, Perez said. Students got to take their own n gerprint samples with Fennell and learned all about cell phone technolo gy with Helms. Friends Hanna Livingston, Erin Bo nini and Jacob Schlosser dusted cups and bowls for ngerprints during their turn at the station, though the pro cess was much harder than it appears on TV. I like this a lot, said Livingston, a Sebring High sophomore. Its my rst year at this event. Event coordinators and Consortium employees John Varady and Lisa Shin were excited about the students get ting so much exposure to different elds of science. The experience is part of an ongo ing program that hosts six forums annually that get the Consortiums 400 students closer to science, technolo gy, mathematics and engineering. The events are funded by a Race to the Top grant acquired three years ago. These are for gifted and talented students in small and rural districts to get more exposure to STEM. We arent like these big districts Tam pa, Orlando, Miami where they can get to the universities and busi nesses much easier for exposure, Varady said. These kids in our six dis tricts may never get the exposure they need and instead of choosing a major and a career in the sciences or math they choose something else because they arent familiar enough and leave the state. That leaves a big hole and makes businesses have to look out of state for employees for those jobs. We have talent here that needs to be nurtured, that needs to stay here. Shin explained that the importance of events like CSI Day is that they al low students to become familiar with a wide array of elds of study and ca reers. They may go to a forum that has to do with computers and hate it but love this, and thats OK. Finding out what you dont like is just as impor tant as knowing what you do, Shin said. We have to take the kids who have a lot of strength and potential and help them. These forums are great. Not only do they get hands-on experi ence and exposure to many different things and go to colleges for events that they might have not of ever heard of otherwise, they meet friends here. They dont have to feel like theyre the only special kid around. Students from high schools in High lands, Hardee, Okeechobee, Glades, Hendry and DeSoto counties enjoyed their day learning about CSI. Varady watched as students took on the task that could well be some of their future careers. The goal is to level the playing eld a little bit, Varady said. Our kids are just as good, if not better (than those in bigger cities).Samantha Gholar can be reached at samantha. gholar@newssun.com or 385-6155 ext: 526. CSI FROM PAGE A1 Katara Simmons/News-SunHighlands County Sheriffs Ofce crime scene investigator Jon Wilkinson uses Hunter Siver to help with a ngerprint demonstration Saturday morning at Hill-Gustat Middle School in Sebring. M C Y K

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A7 BUSINESS Special to the News-SunWINTER HAVEN To say Wendy Hender son is a multi-tasker is an understatement. The recently transplanted Lakeland residents re sume lists a wide variety of roles including prop erty appraiser, marketing director, fundraiser, and event planner all ac complished concurrently for different organizations. Henderson, who moved to Polk County in May 2013, served as a board member for the lo cal Boys & Girls Club in California and ultimately became their rst Direc tor of Development. She received her cer tication in Fundraising and Institutional Advancement from Cal ifornia State University, Northridge. During this time, she also served as executive director of the Central California Chap ter of the Appraisal Institute. When the real estate boom hit in California, she became a residen tial real estate appraiser, following in her fathers footsteps and working with her husband in their appraisal rm. An avid Universi ty of Southern Califor nia booster, Hender son got involved with the fundraising committee, which led to leadership roles coordinating large scale events, including one fundraiser for a local non-prot hospice orga nization. Now the regional de velopment director for Cornerstone Hospice Foundation, Henderson is looking forward to ap plying her various mar keting skills and talent for building relationships to benet the local nonprot. I dont want anyone to say who is Corner stone Hospice, said Henderson, who man ages Cornerstone Hospice Foundation efforts in Highlands, Hard ee and Polk counties as well as community out reach. Our people are so amazing and caring and I want the community to know the extensive array of services and programs available in this commu nity. Wendy has proven re sults in running large, successful fundraising events, said Deborah Harley, executive direc tor. She will be a tremendous asset in identifying new opportunities to raise awareness about Cornerstone Hospice and the important role we play in our communi tys health care system. Wendy and her hus band, Jim, have been married 27 years. They have two sons, Blake, a Petty Ofcer, third class in the U.S. Navy and Joshua, a Senior Airman in the U.S. Air Force.Henderson to lead regional development for Cornerstone Courtesy photoWendy Henderson has joined Cornerstone Hospice as its new regional Director of Development in Highlands, Hardee and Polk counties. In this role, she will oversee fundraising activities that support hospice programs in the area as well as identify new community relationships while strengthening existing ties. Courtesy photoSeacoast Nationals Alison Lofton is having some fun with Reliable Insurance Agencys Robert Moriarity during the recent Business Networking Breakfast at the Lake Placid Branch Seacoast National Bank on Thursday. The breakfast is an opportunity for local businesses to exchange business cards and gain referrals. It is held on the third Thursday of every month. The next one will be March 20. Business owners enjoyed homemade pancakes thanks to Lofton and Moriarity and sausage made by Tina Cantwell.BUSINESS NETWORKING BREAKFAST JOAN LOWYAssociated PressWASHINGTON It looks like the government is more conicted about cellphones on planes than most travelers. Even as one federal agency consid ers allowing the calls, another now wants to make sure that doesnt happen. Passengers particu larly those who y often oppose allowing calls in ight, polls show. In line with that sentiment, the Department of Transpor tation signaled in a 22page notice posted online Friday that it wants to re tain a ban on the calls. But the notice comes just two months after the Feder al Communications Commission voted to pursue lifting the ban. Transportation regulates aviation consumer issues. The FCC has responsibil ity over whether the use of cellphones in ight would interfere with cellular net works on the ground. Congress is also get ting into the act. Lawmakers are pushing legislation to require transportation regulators to implement a ban on the calls. Echoing some travelers concerns, the Transporta tion Department said in its notice on Friday that it believes allowing passen gers to make cellphone calls may be harmful or injurious to other passen gers. This is because people tend to talk louder on cell phones than when theyre having face-to-face con versations, the department said. They are also likely to talk more and fur ther increase the noise on a ight, as passengers would not be simply talk ing to the persons sitting next to them but can call whomever they like. Some planes already have seat-back phones in place, but they are rarely used, it said. The concern is not about individual calls, but rather the cumulative im pact of allowing in-ight calls in close quarters, the department said. In an Associated Press -GfK poll three months ago, 48 percent of those surveyed opposed let ting cellphones be used for voice calls while planes are in ight, while 19 per cent were in favor and 30 percent were neutral. Among those whod own four or more times in the previous year, the rate of opposition soared to 78 percent. Delta Air Lines told the government last year that 64 percent of its passen gers indicated that the ability to make phone calls in ight would have a neg ative impact on their onboard experience. Among the most ardent opponents of lifting the current ban are ight at tendants, who worry that phone conversation will spark arguments between passengers and even acts of violence. Allowing passengers to use cellphones dur ing commercial ights will add unacceptable risks to aviation security, compro mise a ight attendants ability to maintain order in an emergency, increase cabin noise and tension among passengers and in terfere with crewmembers in the performance of their duties as rst re sponders in the cabin, said Corey Caldwell, a spokeswoman for the As sociation of Flight Attendants, which represents nearly 60,000 ight atten dants at 19 carriers. The current FCC ban was adopted in 1991 based on concern the calls planes might interfere with cellular networks on the ground, but techno logical advances have resolved those worries. Cellphone calls on planes? Dont ask the feds M C Y K

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A8 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com the proposed animal control ordinance and the countys recycling pro gram also were discussed. When it came to the idea of privatizing or farming out services, Board Chariman Greg Harris told the board that everything the county does conceivably could be turned over to the pri vate sector. I dont think we should look at everything, but if we can save a substantial amount of money, I think we should have staff look at it, he said. Highlands County Ad ministrator June Fisher said she recently had at tended a seminar where privatization of servic es was discussed, noting that some counties have farmed out tasks such as human resources, jani torial services, building permitting and inspec tion, animal services, eet maintenance, accounting and nance, planning, contract insurance, code enforcement, recycling and the landll operation. Commissioners Jim Brooks and Ron Hand ley brought up the issue of privatizing Emergency Medical Services. Several citizens have asked that local busi nesses such as Positive Medical Transportation give presentations to the commission such as have been given by High lands County EMS Director Harvey Craven in the past. Privatizing EMS is not as simple as privatizing janitorial services, said Brooks, The county is re sponsible. We have to supervise them. Brooks added there was low morale among the EMS workers due to the uncertainty of the situa tion and called on commissioners to deal with the matter quickly. He also pointed to the pend ing construction of three new station houses as a matter commissioners needed address. Commissioner Jack Richie weighed in on that subject, pointing to stra tegically-placed volunteer re department stations. We are under utilizing our re stations. Many of them have kitchens, showers, rooms to sleep, and were not taking ad vantage of that, he said. There is duplication of services and building space. Commissioner Don El well suggested a needs analysis be considered in an effort to deter mine how many EMS stations might be needed and where those might be placed for optimum ser vice, saying there had not been one done in two de cades. The last time we did this, the county may have been growing in different areas, this would be good for a long-term look, he said. Craven told the com mission that such a sur vey would cost in the area of $50,000 and probably would not produce more information than he al ready could provide. A suggestion was made that instead of looking at a scenario where the ser vice was all county or all private, a blended service be considered, where pri vate services might act as a force multiplier to pro vide increased service to citizens. Were not only looking at ways to save money, were looking at ways to improve Highlands Coun ty in the long run, said Elwell. The commission also again looked at investi gating the efcacy of using a staff attorney versus contracting the service out. Such a study was done two years ago, with commissioners at that time deciding to retain Ross Macbeth. Commissioners Brooks and Handley asked that the issue once again be researched in an effort to check for greater service. Pointing to the fact that Macbeth has his own pri vate practice, Handley ar gued that it might be time for legal counsel which would be immediately available. I think that we have come to the point where we need that service; where if we have a ques tion, we can step in and ask it, Handley said. Harris suggested that Macbeth had intan gibles such as a history with the county that could not be quantied in dollars. The commission agreed to address the issue at length at a March 4 work shop. Richie called on com missioners to again determine core services, reading through a list of necessary services, start ing with health and safety, moving to quality-oflife issues and then to nice-but-not-essential items. Brooks asked staff members to get the com mission a list of mandated items so that during upcoming budget dis cussions commissioners might know what they are required to do and what programs or departments would be on the table for consideration. Another goal set by commissioners was to get an inventory of coun ty-owned properties so commissioners could de termine their future use. Fisher reported that sev eral departments already are in the process of nd ing and consolidating a universal list. Commissioners also de cided to tag a recycling workshop onto the March 4 agenda, to help move that process along. GOALS FROM PAGE A1ROBE R T CAPPELR obert P Cappel, age 86, passed away on Feb. 20, 2014 in Sebring. He was born on A pril 17, 1927 in E l deron, Wis. to the late Henry R and E lsa L. (P lowman) Cappel. He has been a resi dent of Sebring since 1985, coming from Wittenberg, Wis. He was a member of St. John United M ethodist Church in Sebring. He is survived by his wife, Irene E Cappel; children, Kevin (M ary) Cappel of Wino na, M inn. and Karen (Walter) Wolfe of Sebring; brothers, Donald (G erda) Cappel of LaLuz, N.M and Darrel (June) Cappel of Wautoma, Wis.; sister-in-law, E loise Cappel of Wittenberg, Wis.; grand children, Nic (Tashia) Cappel and Carly Cappel. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry R and E lsa L. Cappel, and brothers, Neal and R ichard Cappel. There will be a memorial service on Saturday, M arch 1, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at St. John United M ethodist Church, with R everend R on ald DeG enaro Jr. ofciating. M emorial contributions can be made in his memory to St. John United M ethodist Church M usic Department, 3214 G rand P rix Drive, Se bring, FL 33872; G ood Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock R oad, Sebring, FL 33872 or your local humane society. A rrangements entrust ed to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home stephensonnelsonfh.comJANE M C KAYJane M cKay 79, of Lake P lacid, passed away sud denly on Feb. 6, 2014 with her family at her side. Jane is now with G od and reunit ed with her husband, Lloyd M cKay. Jane was born June 25, 1934 in Torrington, Conn. She met and married Lloyd R M cKay. They went to Florida on their honey moon and never left. Jane and Lloyd had four children, Bruce (P en ny) M cKay, Barb (Kevin) P ritchard, Jim (P atty) M cK ay, and John (Loretta) M cKay. In addition to her children, Jane is survived by 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, who will all miss their G ram. Jane was an avid tennis player, enjoyed daily walks, and was active at the gym. Jane loved watching nature and completing her cross word puzzles. She was also very generous with her time and talents with vol unteer work at her church, St. James Catholic Church. Jane was most proud of be ing a good mother, loving G ram, and loyal and car ing friend. Jane worked as a R eg istered Nurse for over 25 years. She worked in P ediat rics at Broward Health (Broward G eneral) M edical Center in Fort Lauderdale and then in the E mergency De partment at Florida Hospital Heartland M edical Center at Lake P lacid. She was known for her calm, soft voice and kindness to patients and staff. Janes life will be cele brated at a memorial service on M arch 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Saint James Catholic Church, Lake P lac id. Donations may be made in her memory to the A mer ican Cancer Society at donate.cancer.org, a cause close to her heart. OBITUARIES BRENDAN FARRINGTONA ssociated P ressTALLAHASSEE Tax cuts, stiffer sex offend er laws, expanding school vouchers and, as always, the state budget will be among the issues Flori da legislators will consider over their annual 60-day session that begins short ly. But so will legalizing half-gallon beer growl ers, raising the speed limit to 75 mph in some areas and nally making it legal for unmarried men and women to have sex in the homes they share. Hundreds of bills have already led for the ses sion beginning March 4 some mundane, some making a political point, some dealing with major policy changes and some that could affect Florid ians everyday lives. And most will never make it to Gov. Rick Scotts desk when lawmakers go home the rst weekend in May. The House and Senate leaders say, though, they will not be taking a step back and coasting dur ing an election year, when many contentious issues are often left for another time. We really wanted to continue to push the en velope this year and not waste a session, House Speaker Will Weatherford said. Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz have laid out a ve-point work plan for the session deal ing with education; making the state more military friendly; making broadbased tax cuts; protecting children, the elderly and other vulnerable Floridi ans; and addressing government pension costs and ethics. The thought was we wanted it to be bigger and broader and hopefully bolder than the agenda we had last year, said Weath erford, R-Wesley Chapel. But one issue that seems to be debated every year at the Capitol gambling wont be high on the prior ity list of either lawmaker. Were both very skepti cal about gambling, said Gaetz, R-Niceville. There will be a push to create casino resorts, par ticularly in Miami, as there have been the last few years. Gaetz and Weath erford arent closing the door to the idea, but Gaetz said there rst needs to be a holistic look at Floridas gambling industry in gen eral to clean up laws and regulations that have been patched together over the years. And theres also the compact with the Semi nole Indian Tribe that allowed exclusive gambling rights for their casinos in exchange for whats ap proaching $1 billion in payments to the state over the last four years. A portion of the agree ment allowing blackjack and other card games at the tribes casinos expires in August 2015. How Scott handles negotiations with the tribe could also affect what the legislature does. More important to the leaders are changes in other policy, like expand ing a corporate tax credit for companies that give private school vouchers to low-income students. They also want changes in the state retirement sys tem similar to a failed proposal last year that would have required all future public employees to have individual investment ac counts similar to 401 (k) plans instead of a guaran teed pension. They want to build on ethics laws passed last year by further strength ening penalties for those who dont follow them and to apply standards re quired of elected state ofcials to local ofcials.Legislative session to be a mix of prioritiesEthics, schools, military, sexual predator bills among top issues M C Y K NEWS-SUN

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A9 what I do to help the instructors be even greater. We have some great teachers here (at Crack er Trail) and throughout our district, but there is al ways something we can do to be better. Thats what I do. I help the teachers and the class rooms grow. One of three nalists, Inagawa evidently im pressed the DOE with her work ethic and drive to make her school, students and instructors the best. After being awarded her distinction in early Feb ruary, Inagawa was again put in the spotlight on Tuesday. I just got back from Or lando a couple of hours ago. I was there for a state board meeting this morn ing. I was again recognized as the Outstanding Assistant Principal of the year by the Florida De partment of Education State Board. Im still in shock. It is quite an hon or. There are so many outstanding educators across this district, across this state, Inagawa said. Inagawa thanked her faculty and fellow admin istrators for their hard work and support. She also noted that Prin cipal Dr. Richard Demeri is a big supporter of her and the entire faculty. We are all in this to gether; the credit goes to everyone. It is nice to be recognized for the count less hours and the behindthe-scenes work, Inaga wa said.Samantha Gholar can be reached at samantha.gholar@newssun. com or 385-6155 ext: 526. INAGAWA FROM PAGE A1 several personal lawsuits while city manager. While some of those lawsuits had related com plaints lodged against the city, Deleon has had to pay legal costs for many of the complaints lodged against him. Among the lawsuits De leon listed were: Joy Estredge, whose lawsuit Deleon lists as pending. She alleges age discrimination and a hostile work environ ment while working under Deleon at the Public Works Department. Michael Rowan, former police chief, whose law suit Deleon also lists as pending. Deleon also listed three dismissed lawsuits from former employee Sally Per ry, alleging civil rights violations; from downtown building owner Yudith Fer nandez, alleging discrimination, and from Councilman Garrett Anderson alleging ethics violations. A settlement to the Fer nandez case in January will pay her $30,000 and schedule a new Planning & Zoning Board hearing for her request to establish a boarding house in the his toric downtown. Deleon said those costs will come from the insurance com pany, which insisted on settling. The city council voted in September to pay De leons legal fees in relation to Andersons complaint. Anderson abstained from the vote, but said during discussions that he didnt think the city should pay Deleons bill. In his memorandum to council members, Dele on said the defense costs to the ethics complaint are now up to $12,000. He claims his salary level wont cover those costs. The clause he wants in cluded in his contract would specify that the city would provide an attor ney for any legal actions against him based on al legations related to per formance of his duties, particularly if the citys in surance company doesnt provide an attorney. The proposed contract amendment also states that Deleon would be obli gated to reimburse the legal expenses to the city if the representing counsel or city attorney nd that paying the attorneys fees dont serve a public pur pose, if his actions violated the Avon Park City Charter or if his actions were suf cient to justify being red without severance pay or benets. Despite the above nancial threats, I have continued to perform my job regardless of personal consequences, he wrote. DELEON FROM PAGE A1 Katara Simmons/News-SunAustin Brown shoots and scores Saturday morning with some encouragement from volunteer Judy Bassett during the Second Annual Bo Alvarez YMCA Youth Olympics.YMCA YOUTH OL YMPICS Katara Simmons/ News-SunJaden Bolin thinks before he shoots Saturday morning during the Second Annual Bo Alvarez YMCA Youth Olympics in Sebring. About 100 youngsters participated in events such as an obstacle course, football throw, strength competition, agility course, shuttle run and basketball shootout. The event was a fundraiser to support the Bo Alvarez Foundation. M C Y K

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A10 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com SPORTS BY DAN HOEHNEdaniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING A new track and eld season dawned Thursday evening as the Blue Streaks hosted a fourteam invitational at Firemens Field. And while the season is just beginning, some athletes seem in midseason form as the Sebring boys took the team win easily, totaling 113 points while the nearest runner up, Hardee, nished with just 53. DeSoto took third with 48 and Moore Haven fourth with 45. On the girls side, Hardee eked out the win with 81.17 points, just ahead of the Lady Streaks 79.83. Moore Haven was third with 59.5 and DeSoto fourth with 36.5. The Sebring girls got a win from Denise Constant in the 200-yard dash and as part of the 4X400 relay team that also featured Katie Stoll, Sarahi Rivera and Kaytlyn Cooper. Rivers and Stoll also teamed up with Christian Pyles and Kimber Harris to get a win in the 4X800 relay. Stoll also took second in the 800 and Cooper third in the 1,600. Another win came from Sheliah Harris, who won the discus with a toss of 99-feet, 9-inches. Constant came in third in the discus with a throw of 92feet, 7-inches. Ashley White tied for rst in the high jump, clearing Streaks start track season strong Dan Hoehne/News-SunDespite a tweaked ankle, Imani Powell won the triple jump and took second in the long jump on Thursday. SEE TRACK | A12 BY DAN HOEHNEdaniel.hoehne@newssun.comLAKE PLACID While most of Avon Parks lineup struggled to solve Lake Placid ace Tyler Carr, Luis Martinez picked up the slack in the Devils 5-1 win Friday night at Scarbor ough Stadium. Martinez reached base all four times up, garner ing half of Avon Parks hit total, and scored all but one of the Devil runs. Otherwise, Carr was nearly untouchable as he only surrendered two other hits, walked none and struck out a whopping 15 batters in six innings of work. Weve seen a few real good pitchers already this year and Tyler is right there with them, Avon Park head coach Whitt Cornell said. But it was nice to see our guy match him and give us a chance. That guy would be freshman Daniel Simons who, while not putting up the gaudy strike-out numbers that Carr did, also only surrendered ve hits and through the rst six innings allowed just two runners to reach as far as second base. The Devils, courtesy of Martinez, struck rst as he lead off with a single up the middle, stole second and third and came in when Mykel Gordon reached on an error. Carr limited it to that lone run as he struck out the side, and repeated the effort in the second, a one-two-three inning with three strike-outs. But Martinez struck again in the third, leading off with a shot into the left-eld gap for a double. Alfred Brown then reached on an error, sending Martinez to third. Carr struck out the next batter, but Gordon again brought Martinez in on a ground-out to rst. Mason Jahna then hit a shot to third that couldnt be handled, allowing Brown to come in and give the Devils a 3-0 lead. Simons, meanwhile, was working through the Dragon line-up, working around a walk to Isaiah Velasquez and single to Justin Mason in the rst, and a single to Alex Miller in the second. He worked one-twothree innings in the third, fourth and fth and left Laine Daum stranded after a two-out single in the sixth. I really wanted to let him nish, Cornell said. But he started to tire a little in the seventh and we brought Kenny (McGrath) in. By then, Martinez had singled in the fth, was moved to second on a Brown bunt and scored on a Tyrone Perry single. Then in the top of the seventh, with two out and Justin LaRosa on in relief, Martinez drew a walk, stole second and scored on Browns double to leftcenter. With a 5-0 lead, Simons went out for the bottom of the seventh, but Jacob Martinez helps Red Devils overcome Dragons, Carr Dan Hoehne/News-SunAbove: Luis Martinez laces a double into the left-center eld gap in the third inning Friday night, one of three hits he would have in the Red Devil win. Below: Tyler Carr struck out 15 batters in six innings, walking none, but came out on the losing end to Avon Park. SEE DEVILS | A12 Dan Hoehne/News-SunSebring senior Nisha Patel took the No. 1 Singles title at this week ends Heartland Conference Tournament. See Wednesdays NewsSun for a recap of the two-day event.PATEL POWERS TO WIN Dan Hoehne/News-SunLake Placid pitcher Ashley Royce res to rst Friday night, but Mulberry would come out on top of the district tilt, 10-2. It was a tough end of the week for area softball as Avon Park lost to McKeel Fri day and Sebring fell 8-5 to Clewiston Thursday night and 9-3 at Okeechobee Friday. LATE WEEK ROUGH FOR SOFTBALL AVON PARK 5 LAKE PLACID 1 Special to the News-SunHighlands County Senior Softball would like to pay tribute to the men in blue, those oft-maligned umpires, Don Thomas, Jim Cissell, Steve Englebert and especially Tom Gaiownik. The latter played softball for several years and made many friends. He contacted a rare disease called Guillain Barre syndrome which paralyzed him from the neck down. After two years of prayer and therapy he is back on the eld as an umpire. The umpires code is we may not always be right but were never wrong. On the eld in the 60s league Mondays results were as follows. The Alan Jay Red Sox upended the Fairmount Services 11-5. Led by Wayne McNett with three hits and John Boom-Boom Bujas four hits. The losing Fairmount Services had Jim Holmes and Steve Blazing with two hits each. The other game had league-leading Reections (7-4) all over the VFW White Sox 18-14. Reections Orioles had Bill Kelsey with four hits (double), Don Cunningham and Ron Rieches with three hits, each with a double to their credit. Orlando and Dick Osterich added three hits apiece. Greg Ramos added a pair of doubles. The White Sox Don Dobbert had four hits, including a double. Tom McNally had three hits with a bases loaded double. Roy Oke and Jesse Hathaway had two hits each with a triple for both batters and ve more players added two hits each. On Wednesday the VFW 4300 White Sox rallied to beat the Alan Jay Red Sox 17-14. The White Sox had spectacular plays by Roy Oke and Don Dobbert. Bill Wilson had ve hits with a three-run home run. The elding stars, Roy Oke and Don Dobbert, had four hits each. John Miller added three hits and Woody Woodward with great relief pitching took the win. The hitting stars for Alan Jay were Jamie Lopez and John Smutnik with four hits each.Highlands Seniors honor men in blueSEE SENIORS | A13 M C Y K

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A11 COMING UPHigh School Baseball Monday Lake Placid at Lakeland Christian, 7 p.m. Tuesday Avon Park vs. Fort Meade, 7 p.m.; Sebring at Lake Placid, 7:30 p.m. College Baseball Monday SFSC at Seminole State, 3 p.m. Wednesday SFSC at State College of Florida, 6 p.m. High School Softball Monday Lake Placid at Dunbar, 6 p.m. Tuesday Avon Park vs. All Saints Academy, 6 p.m.; Sebring at Clewiston, 5:30/7:30 p.m. College Softball Tuesday SFSC at Palm Beach State, 5 p.m. Boys Tennis Tuesday Sebring vs. George Jenkins, 3:30 p.m. Thursday Lake Placid vs. DeSoto, 4:30 p.m.; Sebring vs. Lemon Bay, 4 p.m. Girls Tennis Tuesday Sebring vs. George Jenkins, 3:30 p.m. Thursday Lake Placid vs. DeSoto, 4:30 p.m.; Sebring vs. Lemon Bay, 4 p.m.TodayAuto Racing NASCAR Daytona 500 1 p.m. FOX NHRA CARQUEST Auto Parts Nationals 8 p.m. ESPN2 College Basketball Michigan State at Michigan Noon CBS Seton Hall at Creighton 5 p.m. SUN Golf PGA WGC Accenture Match Play Championship 9 a.m. GOLF LPGA Honda LPGA Thailand 1:30 p.m. GOLF PGA WGC Accenture Match Play Championship 2 p.m. CBS NBA L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City 1 p.m. ABC Chicago at Miami 3:30 p.m. ABC Houston at Phoenix 9 p.m. ESPN Olympics Cross Country Skiing, Bobsled 2 p.m. NBC Closing Ceremony 8:30 p.m. NBC Womens College Basketball Duke at Notre Dame 1 p.m. ESPN Florida at South Carolina 1 p.m. SUN Tennessee at Missouri 2 p.m. WTTA Kentucky at Texas A&M 2 p.m. ESPN2 Oklahoma State at Texas Tech 3 p.m. SUN Maryland at Georgia Tech 4 p.m. ESPN2MondayCollege Basketball Syracuse at Maryland 7 p.m. ESPN Oklahoma at Kansas 9 p.m. ESPN Womens College Basketball Penn State at Nebraska 7 p.m. ESPN2 Wake Forest at Miami 9 p.m. SUNTuesdayCollege Basketball Florida at Vanderbilt 7 p.m. ESPN Kansas State at Texas Tech 7 p.m. ESPN2 Clemson at Wake Forest 7 p.m. SUN Indiana at Wisconsin 9 p.m. ESPN Wichita State at Bradley 9 p.m. ESPN2 NBA Chicago at Atlanta 7:30 p.m. WGNSPORTS ON TV SCORE BOARD Blue Streak Tennis Camp SEBRING The Sebring High School girls tennis team will be hosting their 2nd Annual Tennis Camp on Saturday, March 8. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to Noon at the Thakkar Tennis Center located in the Country Club of Sebring. The camp is open to girls and boys ages 4 to 18. Instruction will be available for all levels of play. Lunch will be provided and all participants will receive a camp t-shirt. Cost is $25 per student with family discounts available. Pre-registration is en couraged. For registration and/ or more information call Coach Hollinger at 4715513. SFSC hosts Panther 5K AVON PARK On your mark, get set, go! Registration for the 5th annual Panther 5K Run/ Walk is now available online at www.southorida. edu/panther5k. This annual family event will take place on Saturday, March 1, and benets the South Florida State College (SFSC) Athletic Department. The Panther 5K Run/ Walk will take participants on a path through the beautiful SFSC Highlands Campus and along College Drive. Participants can choose to run the 5K as a race or to take a more leisurely, family-friendly walk four-legged friends and strollers are welcome. This event helps us to promote health among our community and raise funds to help support SFSC athletics, said Rick Hitt, SFSC athletic director and head baseball coach. We will earmark a portion of the raised funds to go toward the Panther Fieldhouse fundraising effort, which is our effort to supply the softball, baseball and future cross country team with a dressing facility located down on the athletic complex grounds. Other funds raised will be earmarked for things that may arise during the year outside of our normal budget. The entry fee for the SFSC Panther 5K Run/ Walk is $25 for adults, $20 for students with a cur rent I.D., and $15 for children ages 6-12. Children under the age of 6 are admitted free with a completed form, but do not receive a shirt. The rst 200 registered runners receive a goody bag and an ofcial Panther 5K dri-t shirt for adults and students. Children receive a Tshirt. The entry fee remains the same through race day. Sizes cannot be guaranteed for those who enter on or after Feb. 9. Registration is 7 -7:45 a.m. on race day and the race begins at 8 a.m. Scrambled eggs and fruit will be available to participants after the race. A special awards ceremony will follow the race. Awards will be given to the rst three nishers in each age (6 and up) and gender category as well as Overall and Masters. The annual Panther 5K race is sponsored by the SFSC Foundation, Inc. and the Jarrett Family Foundation. Entry forms are available online at www.southorida.edu/panther5k. For information about the SFSC Panther 5K Run/Walk or to become a sponsor, call the SFSC Foundation at 863-4533133. Sebring Elks Golf Tour nament The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, March 3, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $34, which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on (863) 471-3295. Check in not later than 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop. Art League golf tournament SEBRING The 4th Annual Highlands Art League (HAL) Golf Classic, sponsored by Barben Fruit Company, will be held on Saturday, March 8, at Pinecrest Golf Club in Avon Park. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start will be at 8:30 a.m. Additional sponsors include a $2,000 Hole-InOne sponsored by Cohan Radio Group and a $250 Closest to the Pin sponsored by Alan Jay Automotive. The tournament is a four-person scramble. Entry is $60 per per son made payable to the Highlands Art League. The entry includes golf, cart, refreshments on the course, prizes and a postgolf meal in the clubhouse. Individuals welcome. There will be a 50/50, other contests, a great day of golf, rafe prizes, mulligans and fun for a good cause to support art education in our community. Proceeds benet HAL, which provides art classes, programs and workshops to youth and adult students, as well as art exhibits in the Highlands Museum of the Arts (MoTA). An application and entry form can be obtained online at www.HighlandsArtLeague.org, by emailing Manager@HighlandsArtLeague.org, by calling Barb Hall at (863) 4520512 or the Clubhouse at (863) 453-7555. Deadline for entry is Thursday, March 6. $100 hole sponsorships are available. LP Project Graduation LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid High School Project Graduation 2014 Golf Tournament will tee off on Saturday, March 29, at the Placid Lakes Golf Course. Registration begins at 7 a.m. before a shotgun start kicks off play at 8 a.m. Cost is $60 per person, $240 per team, and includes greens fee, cart and meal. There will be a 50/50 drawing, a rafe, straightest drive and closest to the pin contests and a $2,000 Hole in One prize sponsored by Cohan Radio Group. For more information, contact Charlotte McQuillen at 633-8450. Eagles looking for coaches AVON PARK 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 to 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 863-2537070, or Melissa Lane at 863-381-9325. Wings of Faith Golf SEBRING The Wings of Faith Christian Worship Center will be hosting their 4th Annual Scholar ship Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 26, at Sun N Lake. Format is a four-per son scramble with handicapped ights. Entry fee is $65 per person, which includes greens fee, golf cart and lunch. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. the day of the tournament, with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Please submit entries by Thursday, April 24. Make checks payable to Wings of Faith CWC Scholarship Fund. All proceeds go to benet college-bound senior graduates for the class of 2014. For questions, call Alvin Walters at 381-5706 or 381-6578. Samaritans Touch Golf Tournament SEBRING Its Just What the Doctor Ordered! Samaritans Touch Care Center (STCC) presents the 2014 Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, March 1, at the Sun N Lake Golf Club of Sebring. All proceeds will benet STCC, a faith-based, nonprot healthcare center, providing free comprehensive medical care to our uninsured, nancially struggling neighbors in Highlands County. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Four person-teams will be ighted by handicap. Entry fee includes continental breakfast, fabulous prizes, refreshments on the course, lunch and awards following play. There will be a $2,000 hole-in-one sponsored by Cohan Radio Group. Entry fee is $260 per team or $350 for team and hole sponsorship. Download entry form at www.samaritanstouch. org. For additional infor mation, please contact Heather Stephenson at (863) 471-1870 ext. 210 or (863) 214-0340, or by email at ops.director@samaritanstouch.org. For every $1 dollar collected during this golf tournament, STCC is able to provide patients with over $10, in health care services. Heres how far your support will go $100 hole sponsorship will provide a patient with $1,000 in health care services, a $260 team will provide a patient with $2,600 in health care services and a $350 team and hole sponsorship will provide a patient with $3,500 in health care services. SNAP S HOT S LOCAL SPORTS National Basketball AssociationEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic W L Pct GB Toronto 30 25 .545 Brooklyn 25 27 .481 3 New York 21 34 .382 9 Boston 19 37 .339 11 Philadelphia 15 41 .268 15 Southeast W L Pct GB Miami 39 14 .736 Washington 26 28 .481 13 Charlotte 26 30 .464 14 Atlanta 25 29 .463 14 Orlando 17 40 .298 24 Central W L Pct GB Indiana 41 13 .759 Chicago 29 25 .537 12 Detroit 23 32 .418 18 Cleveland 22 34 .393 20 Milwaukee 10 44 .185 31 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest W L Pct GB San Antonio 40 16 .714 Houston 37 18 .673 2 Dallas 33 23 .589 7 Memphis 31 23 .574 8 New Orleans 23 31 .426 16 Northwest W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 43 13 .768 Portland 37 18 .673 5 Minnesota 26 28 .481 16 Denver 25 29 .463 17 Utah 19 35 .352 23 Pacic W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 37 20 .649 Phoenix 33 21 .611 2 Golden State 33 22 .600 3 L.A. Lakers 19 36 .345 17 Sacramento 18 36 .333 17 Thursdays Games Miami 103, Oklahoma City 81 Denver 101, Milwaukee 90 Golden State 102, Houston 99, OT Fridays Games Orlando 129, New York 121,2OT Dallas 124, Philadelphia 112 Charlotte 90, New Orleans 87 Toronto 98, Cleveland 91 Detroit 115, Atlanta 107 Chicago 117, Denver 89 Memphis 102, L.A. Clippers 96 Phoenix 106, San Antonio 85 Portland 102, Utah 94 L.A. Lakers 101, Boston 92 Saturdays Games New Orleans at Washington, late Memphis at Charlotte, late Dallas at Detroit, late New York at Atlanta, late Indiana at Milwaukee, late Minnesota at Utah, late Boston at Sacramento, late Brooklyn at Golden State, late Sundays Games L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City, 1 p.m. Chicago at Miami, 3:30 p.m. Washington at Cleveland, 6 p.m. Orlando at Toronto, 6 p.m. Sacramento at Denver, 8 p.m. Brooklyn at L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m. Minnesota at Portland, 9 p.m. Houston at Phoenix, 9 p.m.National Hockey LeagueEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 57 37 16 4 78 176 125 Tampa Bay 58 33 20 5 71 168 145 Montreal 59 32 21 6 70 148 142 Toronto 60 32 22 6 70 178 182 Detroit 58 26 20 12 64 151 163 Ottawa 59 26 22 11 63 169 191 Florida 58 22 29 7 51 139 183 Buffalo 57 15 34 8 38 110 172 Metropolitan GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 58 40 15 3 83 186 138 N.Y. Rangers 59 32 24 3 67 155 146 Philadelphia 59 30 23 6 66 162 167 Columbus 58 29 24 5 63 170 161 Washington 59 27 23 9 63 171 175 Carolina 57 26 22 9 61 144 158 New Jersey 59 24 22 13 61 135 146 N.Y. Islanders 60 22 30 8 52 164 200 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central GP W L OT Pts GF GA St. Louis 57 39 12 6 84 196 135 Chicago 60 35 11 14 84 207 163 Colorado 58 37 16 5 79 174 153 Minnesota 59 31 21 7 69 145 147 Dallas 58 27 21 10 64 164 164 Winnipeg 60 28 26 6 62 168 175 Nashville 59 25 24 10 60 146 180 Pacic GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 60 41 14 5 87 196 147 San Jose 59 37 16 6 80 175 142 Los Angeles 59 31 22 6 68 139 128 Phoenix 58 27 21 10 64 163 169 Vancouver 60 27 24 9 63 146 160 Calgary 58 22 29 7 51 137 179 Edmonton 60 20 33 7 47 153 199 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Thursdays Games No games scheduled Fridays Games No games scheduled Saturdays Games No games scheduled Sundays Games No games scheduledWinter Olympic Medals TableAt Sochi, Russia (3 of 8 events Saturday (91 of 95 events) Nation G S B Tot Norway 11 5 9 25 Russia 10 10 7 27 Canada 9 10 5 24 United States 9 7 11 27 Germany 8 5 5 18 Netherlands 6 7 9 22 Switzerland 6 3 2 11 Belarus 5 0 1 6 France 4 4 7 15 Poland 4 0 0 4 Austria 3 7 4 14 China 3 4 2 9 South Korea 3 2 2 7 Sweden 2 6 6 14 Czech Republic 2 4 2 8 Slovenia 2 2 4 8 Japan 1 4 3 8 Finland 1 3 0 4 Britain 1 1 2 4 Ukraine 1 0 1 2 Slovakia 1 0 0 1 Italy 0 2 6 8 Australia 0 2 1 3 Latvia 0 1 2 3 Croatia 0 1 0 1 Kazakhstan 0 0 1 1 NASCAR-Sprint Cup-Daytona 500 Lineup After Thursday qualifying; race Sunday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach Lap length: 2.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 196.019 mph. 2. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 195.852. 3. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 194.574. 4. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 194.477. 5. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 194.544. 6. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 195.042. 7. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 194.894. 8. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 194.078. 9. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 195.211. 10. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 194.919. 11. (98) Josh Wise, Ford, 192.061. 12. (33) Brian Scott, Chevrolet, 194.776. 13. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 194.658. 14. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 194.334. 15. (47) A J Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 194.108. 16. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 194.41. 17. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 193.736. 18. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 193.732. 19. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 195.707. 20. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 194.523. 21. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 193.365. 22. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 192.695. 23. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 192.538. 24. (32) Terry Labonte, Ford, 192.135. 25. (16) Greg Bife, Ford, 195.818. 26. (52) Bobby Labonte, Chevrolet, 191.493. 27. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 194.38. 28. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 194.582. 29. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 189.685. 30. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 195.712. 31. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 192.798. 32. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 194.637. 33. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 195.296. 34. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 195.004. 35. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 194.582. 36. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 194.574. 37. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 194.502. 38. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 194.422. 39. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 194.066. 40. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 193.815. 41. (30) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 193.594. 42. (66) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 193.428. 43. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 192.328. Failed to Qualify 44. (83) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 190.347. 45. (95) Michael McDowell, Ford, 192.291. 46. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 190.48. 47. (93) Morgan Shepherd, Toyota, 189.542. 48. (35) Eric McClure, Ford, 192.905. 49. (77) Dave Blaney, Ford.NASCAR-SPRINT CUPDAYTONA 500 LINEUP M C Y K

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A12 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com Dan Hoehne/News-SunJordyn Blount has an eye on the Sebring high-jump record after clearing 6-feet, 4-inches in Thursdays seasonopening meet. 4-feet, 8-inches, along with Hardees Brooklyn Graham, while Ali Black man was third at 4-feet, 6-inches. Blackman also won the pole vault, clearing eight feet, with Shannon Bloemsma tying for sec ond with a vault of six feet. Imani Powell won the triple jump and second in the long jump, leap ing to distances of 30feet, 8-inches and 14feet, 1-inch, respectively, though an ankle injury prevented her from great er distances. It was hurting me on Wednesday, but felt all right today, she said. But I tweaked it during warm ups, so I didnt jump as well as I could have. But that doesnt dim her high hopes for the season. Im very close to the school record in the triple jump, Powell said. And Im going to break it this year. Another record that looks in danger of fall ing this season is the boys high jump, set at 6-feet, 6-inches just two years ago by Donovan White on his way to a state champi onship. Thats because in the rst meet of his junior season, Jordyn Blount cleared 6-feet, 4-inches to get the win by six inches. Byron Cobb took second at 5-feet, 10-inches, but then went and won the pole vault by a wide margin, clearing 12-feet, 6-inches while the rest of the eld couldnt get past 10-feet. Blount would also win the long jump with a leap of 21-feet, 4-inches, and would be part of the 4X100 relay team that got a win along with Willie Allen, Desmond Edwards and Brian Dixon. The Blue Streak boys also won the 4X400 relay with the foursome of Jar vis Bridges, Luke Smith, Kelvin Brown and Samuel Smith nishing with a time of 3:45.72, almost 10 seconds ahead of the eld. Dixon, Bridges and Edwards went rst, second and third in the 200-yard dash, with Damian Foster then winning the 800. Sebring also took the top three spots in the 1,600, with the Foster brothers, Eric and Damian followed by Malcolm Holdman. Eric and Holdman then took the top two spots in the 3,200 to continue the distance domination. Cameron Cobb then won the 300-yard hurdles with a time of 42.51 and Edwards placed third in the 100-yard dash, breaking the 11-second mark at 10.96. And Gary Demarest got a off to a good start on a return to the state meet, where he placed 12th last season in Class 3A ,by win ning the discus with a toss of 121-feet, 4.5-inches. TRACK FROM PAGE A10 Dan Hoehne/News-Sun Daniel Simons went 6 1/3 innings Friday night, striking out seven and allowing just one run, in Avon Parks 5-1 win at Lake Placid.Cram greeted him with a shot into the gap for a double and Miller followed with a walk. Simons did strike out the next batter, his seventh of the game, but LaRosa singled to left, scoring Martinez and bringing in McGrath, who struck out the next two to end it. Luis really sparked the offense for us tonight, Cornell said. Which was big because I was a little disappointed with our hitting. We were fouling a lot of pitches off that we should be squaring up, he continued. But thats the thing about baseball, theres always something to work on. The Devils face Fort Meade in a non-district contest Tuesday at home and host district foe Frostproof Friday at Head Field. Lake Placid travels to face Lakeland Christian Monday, host Sebring Tuesday and have a road date at DeSoto Friday. DEVILS FROM PAGE A10 But thats the thing about baseball, theres always something to work on.Whit Cornell Avon Park head coach M C Y K www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A13Special to the News-SunMichigan native and Tigers/Wolverines devotee Doran Quigg worked 37 years as a maintenance supervisor for Corning Glass in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. In his spare time he played semi-pro baseball and fast pitch softball. He estimates he played against The King and His Court 30 times. At age 83 he is the second oldest player in the Lake Placid league, and imparts his years of wisdom on the diamond by managing the Yates Insur ance team. His favorite player was Hank Greenberg, and he vividly remembers when the Tiger hero returned from the battleelds of World War II to help lead his Tigers to victory in the 1945 World Series. Greenberg was an American hero in every sense of the word, Quigg recently reminisced over hot dogs at the post-game grill. On Monday, Manager Quigg led his Yates 11 to a 25-17 victory over First Half Co-Champion Seminole Tire. The Insurers pounded out 39 hits, with Howard Carney (double) and Brian Heaphy each recording four apiece. For The Noles, Wahoo Stanley and Tom Ashley notched four hits each, while Ed Engler logged six RBI. First Half Co-Champion Central Security routed Schoonis Restaurant 27-8. Mel Gross paced the Securitymen with ve hits, while JC Brown (three doubles), Moe Pier, Lar ry Oser and Fred Moore (double) had four hits each. For Schoonis, Elston Hedges (double, triple) had four hits. On Wednesday, the Quiggmen made it two in a row with a 21-15 triumph over Schoonis (02). Quigg (triple), Richard Rucker (double) and Howard Carney (double) each had four hits, while Bill Gallagher slugged a double and triple. For Schoonis, Elston Hedges slugged a home run and Norm Grubbs hit three doubles. Central Security also made it two in a row with a 26-16 win over injurydepleted Seminole Tire (0-2). The game was close until a last-inning uprising by Central plated 11 runs to seal the victory. Pacing the Security men with ve hits each were owner Dana Hurlbut and Dick Cook. Joe Hedges hammered a triple and a home run, while Woody Hoffman and Dave Londo had four hits each. For Seminole Tire, Skip Raller had ve hits and Wahoo Stanley smashed a grand slam home run. For further league information, visit lpsoftball. com.Quigg leads Yates to win in LP Senior league playThe other game had the Cubs (6-5) over Farimount Services (6-5). The Cubs had Jim Kahn with four hits, Bill Scrase, Dennis Mitchell and JR Reed contributed three hits each. Rudy Pribble had the win on the mound. Fairmount Services stars were John Smutnik with three hits, including an out-of-park home run. Larry Allen and losing pitcher Bob Poulin had three hits apiece. Four players added two hits each as the nal score was 12-10 favor of Cubs. The Reections are one game ahead after 11 games. Tuesday was a makeup day with all doubleheaders. First place KFC got wins over a ghting Buttonwood Bay team that gave KFC two hardfought games. The rst game saw KFC take it by a 12-7 score, while the second game had KFC squeaking by Buttonwood Bay 17-16. KFCs leading hitters were Ed Lindberg, Ron Lewis, Jerry Kaufman, Don Lariviere and John Schmidt. Rudy Pribble won both games on the hill. Buttonwood, in the rst game, had R. Vancuren and Fred Richardson with three hits each. The second game saw J. Noviss get three hits with a triple and John Degnen add two hits, one that went for three bases. Highlands Ridge also won a doubleheader. The rst game went 1110 over Silent Salesmen. The hitters for Highlands Ridge were Bill Toad Todd with three hits, Doug Hammond added four hits with a double, Charlie Quinn had three hits, Doran Quigg had a home run and Ross Anderson laced a triple. Pete Mathews was the winning pitcher. Silent Salesman had Woody Woodward with three hits.(double), Dale Demeer with three hits and Dick Schlitz with two. In the second game, Highlands Charlie Quinn shutout the Silent Salesmen 7-0. Highlands attack had Bill Toad Todd and Mel Gross with three hits apiece, Dennis Burkholtz and Bob Richards added two each. The Silent Salesmen were led by Woody Woodwards three hits, while Dick Schlitz and Ken Crandell added two each. On the other diamond, there was another doubleheader sweep as the VFW 4300 took two over Royal Palms. The rst game had VFW 4300 over Royal Palms 13-1. Curt Brown had four hits, Don Cunningham added three with a home run. Winning pitcher John Kloet had three singles. Gen Phillips had a home run among his two hits and Gary Tankersley added two with a triple. Royal Palms Moe Pier had a pair of hits. The second game had little hitting with VFW 4300 edging Royal Palms 2-1. Fred Moore, Marv Kunella and Don Cunningham had two hits each, while Royal Palms Bob Flodine and Jim Hensley each had two hits. On Thursday VFW 4300 came from behind to eke out a 14-13 game over Highlands Ridge. Gene Hamford had a big bat with two homers and six RBI. Andy Timmermanis and Curt Brown pitched in with three hits each. Dale Baughman had two doubles and John Kloet got the win on the mound. Highlands Ridge Bill Toad Todd had four hits with a triple, Bob Richards had three hits and Charlie Quinn added a triple and single. Royal Palms had Gallo Gonzalex shutting out Buttonwood Bay 11-0. Royal Palms Victor Rodriguez had a home run and single, Dick Osterich had a double and two singles and Earl The Pearl Evans had two hits with a double. The nal game of the day had KFC slipping by Silent Salesmen 15-14. KFC s Jerry Kaufman, Bob Fox, Jose Torres and Rudy Pribble led the winning attack. Silent Salesmen had Harry Bell with ve hits, Dick Schlitz with four hits, two for doubles and one a triple. Harold Bacome, Kyle Saunders and Ken Crandell all had four-hit games. Fred Kreig and Dale Demar connected for three hits each. KFC sits atop the stand ings with six games left.SENIORS FROM PAGE A10MIKE TULUMELLOAssociated PressMESA, Ariz. The Chicago Cubs need a breakout season from Anthony Rizzo. Whatever that might be is a good topic for discussion when it comes to Rizzo, the rst baseman who has been in the limelight far more and far longer than your average 24-year-old baseball play er. Is he a budding star or the .238 career hitter hes been so far? Rizzo is coming off a much-scrutinized, so-so 2013 season in which he hit .233 with 23 homers and 80 RBIs. More was expected in light of his 2012 numbers: a .285 batting average with 15 home runs and 48 RBIs in more than a half-seasons work. In some respects, per haps Rizzo was criticized a bit much. After all, he put up 65 extra base hits (sixth in the National League) and drew 76 walks (fth). Yet, theres little question the Cubs need more from the player who is supposed to be a Cubs cornerstone for the next few years. His seven-year, $41 million contract says as much. I think a break-out year for anyone is doing what theyre capable of doing, Rizzo said. Its about putting all the pieces of the game together, offense, defense, base-running, being a good teammate. Thats what denes a break-out year. Everyone this time of year is optimistic and excited. Its just about being consistent. If I keep my head down one game at a time, after 162plus, everything will be good. Manager Rick Renteria judged Rizzos 2013 as pretty consistent with previous years in terms of power numbers, that his run production was not bad for a club that really didnt score a whole lot of runs. The biggest thing is to continue to improve his approach at the plate, stay within himself, hit pitches he can handle more consistently over an extended period of time, Renteria said. When he does that, I think he has a chance to hit for a higher average and more productivity. Rizzo was diagnosed with cancer at age 18, shortly after he was drafted out of high school in Florida by the Boston Red Sox. He beat the disease and remains healthy today. He was a celebrated call-up to the San Diego Padres in 2011 after a great start in Class AAA Tucson. But Rizzo struggled and, after a month, was sent back down. Both moves were orchestrated by Jed Hoyer, then the Padres general manager and now the Cubs GM. Hoyer later said he rushed Rizzo, who disagreed. Renteria was there to see all this as the bench coach for the Padres. At that moment and time, that wasnt indicative of who he ultimately was going to be, said Renteria, who urged Rizzo to stay positive. With all this as background, its not surprising that Rizzo can keep a level head. He is not going to judge himself by shortterm numbers. If hes learned any lesson at all, he says, You just enjoy it, enjoy every second of it .Whether its a 4-for-4 game with a couple of homers or its an 0-for-4 game with people breathing down your back, just enjoy it. Ive heard so many older guys say it, he said. (Derek) Jeter said it at his press conference the other day, that he wished hed enjoyed it more. A lot of older guys say, Enjoy it because its going to go fast. I remember signing when I was 18. Im already six years older. He doesnt seem to have any particular theory on why his batting average dropped in 2013, other than good pitching. Its just a matter of me staying with my approach, he said. Theyre going to make mistakes. You need to capitalize. And perhaps even to break out.Cubs eager for breakout season from 1B Rizzo M C Y K

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A13 Special to the News-SunMichigan native and Tigers/Wolverines devotee Doran Quigg worked 37 years as a maintenance supervisor for Corning Glass in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. In his spare time he played semi-pro baseball and fast pitch softball. He estimates he played against The King and His Court 30 times. At age 83 he is the second oldest player in the Lake Placid league, and imparts his years of wisdom on the diamond by managing the Yates Insur ance team. His favorite player was Hank Greenberg, and he vividly remembers when the Tiger hero returned from the battleelds of World War II to help lead his Tigers to victory in the 1945 World Series. Greenberg was an American hero in every sense of the word, Quigg recently reminisced over hot dogs at the post-game grill. On Monday, Manager Quigg led his Yates 11 to a 25-17 victory over First Half Co-Champion Seminole Tire. The Insurers pounded out 39 hits, with Howard Carney (double) and Brian Heaphy each recording four apiece. For The Noles, Wahoo Stanley and Tom Ashley notched four hits each, while Ed Engler logged six RBI. First Half Co-Champion Central Security routed Schoonis Restaurant 27-8. Mel Gross paced the Securitymen with ve hits, while JC Brown (three doubles), Moe Pier, Lar ry Oser and Fred Moore (double) had four hits each. For Schoonis, Elston Hedges (double, triple) had four hits. On Wednesday, the Quiggmen made it two in a row with a 21-15 triumph over Schoonis (02). Quigg (triple), Richard Rucker (double) and Howard Carney (double) each had four hits, while Bill Gallagher slugged a double and triple. For Schoonis, Elston Hedges slugged a home run and Norm Grubbs hit three doubles. Central Security also made it two in a row with a 26-16 win over injurydepleted Seminole Tire (0-2). The game was close until a last-inning uprising by Central plated 11 runs to seal the victory. Pacing the Security men with ve hits each were owner Dana Hurlbut and Dick Cook. Joe Hedges hammered a triple and a home run, while Woody Hoffman and Dave Londo had four hits each. For Seminole Tire, Skip Raller had ve hits and Wahoo Stanley smashed a grand slam home run. For further league information, visit lpsoftball. com. Quigg leads Yates to win in LP Senior league playThe other game had the Cubs (6-5) over Farimount Services (6-5). The Cubs had Jim Kahn with four hits, Bill Scrase, Dennis Mitchell and JR Reed contributed three hits each. Rudy Pribble had the win on the mound. Fairmount Services stars were John Smutnik with three hits, including an out-of-park home run. Larry Allen and losing pitcher Bob Poulin had three hits apiece. Four players added two hits each as the nal score was 12-10 favor of Cubs. The Reections are one game ahead after 11 games. Tuesday was a makeup day with all doubleheaders. First place KFC got wins over a ghting Buttonwood Bay team that gave KFC two hardfought games. The rst game saw KFC take it by a 12-7 score, while the second game had KFC squeaking by Buttonwood Bay 17-16. KFCs leading hitters were Ed Lindberg, Ron Lewis, Jerry Kaufman, Don Lariviere and John Schmidt. Rudy Pribble won both games on the hill. Buttonwood, in the rst game, had R. Vancuren and Fred Richardson with three hits each. The second game saw J. Noviss get three hits with a triple and John Degnen add two hits, one that went for three bases. Highlands Ridge also won a doubleheader. The rst game went 1110 over Silent Salesmen. The hitters for Highlands Ridge were Bill Toad Todd with three hits, Doug Hammond added four hits with a double, Charlie Quinn had three hits, Doran Quigg had a home run and Ross Anderson laced a triple. Pete Mathews was the winning pitcher. Silent Salesman had Woody Woodward with three hits.(double), Dale Demeer with three hits and Dick Schlitz with two. In the second game, Highlands Charlie Quinn shutout the Silent Salesmen 7-0. Highlands attack had Bill Toad Todd and Mel Gross with three hits apiece, Dennis Burkholtz and Bob Richards added two each. The Silent Salesmen were led by Woody Woodwards three hits, while Dick Schlitz and Ken Crandell added two each. On the other diamond, there was another doubleheader sweep as the VFW 4300 took two over Royal Palms. The rst game had VFW 4300 over Royal Palms 13-1. Curt Brown had four hits, Don Cunningham added three with a home run. Winning pitcher John Kloet had three singles. Gen Phillips had a home run among his two hits and Gary Tankersley added two with a triple. Royal Palms Moe Pier had a pair of hits. The second game had little hitting with VFW 4300 edging Royal Palms 2-1. Fred Moore, Marv Kunella and Don Cunningham had two hits each, while Royal Palms Bob Flodine and Jim Hensley each had two hits. On Thursday VFW 4300 came from behind to eke out a 14-13 game over Highlands Ridge. Gene Hamford had a big bat with two homers and six RBI. Andy Timmermanis and Curt Brown pitched in with three hits each. Dale Baughman had two doubles and John Kloet got the win on the mound. Highlands Ridge Bill Toad Todd had four hits with a triple, Bob Richards had three hits and Charlie Quinn added a triple and single. Royal Palms had Gallo Gonzalex shutting out Buttonwood Bay 11-0. Royal Palms Victor Rodriguez had a home run and single, Dick Osterich had a double and two singles and Earl The Pearl Evans had two hits with a double. The nal game of the day had KFC slipping by Silent Salesmen 15-14. KFC s Jerry Kaufman, Bob Fox, Jose Torres and Rudy Pribble led the winning attack. Silent Salesmen had Harry Bell with ve hits, Dick Schlitz with four hits, two for doubles and one a triple. Harold Bacome, Kyle Saunders and Ken Crandell all had four-hit games. Fred Kreig and Dale Demar connected for three hits each. KFC sits atop the stand ings with six games left. SENIORS FROM PAGE A10 MIKE TULUMELLOAssociated PressMESA, Ariz. The Chicago Cubs need a breakout season from Anthony Rizzo. Whatever that might be is a good topic for discussion when it comes to Rizzo, the rst baseman who has been in the limelight far more and far longer than your average 24-year-old baseball play er. Is he a budding star or the .238 career hitter hes been so far? Rizzo is coming off a much-scrutinized, so-so 2013 season in which he hit .233 with 23 homers and 80 RBIs. More was expected in light of his 2012 numbers: a .285 batting average with 15 home runs and 48 RBIs in more than a half-seasons work. In some respects, per haps Rizzo was criticized a bit much. After all, he put up 65 extra base hits (sixth in the National League) and drew 76 walks (fth). Yet, theres little question the Cubs need more from the player who is supposed to be a Cubs cornerstone for the next few years. His seven-year, $41 million contract says as much. I think a break-out year for anyone is doing what theyre capable of doing, Rizzo said. Its about putting all the pieces of the game together, offense, defense, base-running, being a good teammate. Thats what denes a break-out year. Everyone this time of year is optimistic and excited. Its just about being consistent. If I keep my head down one game at a time, after 162plus, everything will be good. Manager Rick Renteria judged Rizzos 2013 as pretty consistent with previous years in terms of power numbers, that his run production was not bad for a club that really didnt score a whole lot of runs. The biggest thing is to continue to improve his approach at the plate, stay within himself, hit pitches he can handle more consistently over an extended period of time, Renteria said. When he does that, I think he has a chance to hit for a higher average and more productivity. Rizzo was diagnosed with cancer at age 18, shortly after he was drafted out of high school in Florida by the Boston Red Sox. He beat the disease and remains healthy today. He was a celebrated call-up to the San Diego Padres in 2011 after a great start in Class AAA Tucson. But Rizzo struggled and, after a month, was sent back down. Both moves were orchestrated by Jed Hoyer, then the Padres general manager and now the Cubs GM. Hoyer later said he rushed Rizzo, who disagreed. Renteria was there to see all this as the bench coach for the Padres. At that moment and time, that wasnt indicative of who he ultimately was going to be, said Renteria, who urged Rizzo to stay positive. With all this as background, its not surprising that Rizzo can keep a level head. He is not going to judge himself by shortterm numbers. If hes learned any lesson at all, he says, You just enjoy it, enjoy every second of it .Whether its a 4-for-4 game with a couple of homers or its an 0-for-4 game with people breathing down your back, just enjoy it. Ive heard so many older guys say it, he said. (Derek) Jeter said it at his press conference the other day, that he wished hed enjoyed it more. A lot of older guys say, Enjoy it because its going to go fast. I remember signing when I was 18. Im already six years older. He doesnt seem to have any particular theory on why his batting average dropped in 2013, other than good pitching. Its just a matter of me staying with my approach, he said. Theyre going to make mistakes. You need to capitalize. And perhaps even to break out.Cubs eager for breakout season from 1B Rizzo M C Y K

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A14 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com TODAYSome sun, a t-storm in the p.m.85 / 64Winds: SSW at 4-8 mphPartly sunny, a t-storm in the p.m.83 / 63Winds: W at 4-8 mphMONDAYVariable clouds, a t-storm possible83 / 63Winds: WSW at 4-8 mphTUESDAYPartly sunny, a t-storm possible78 / 52Winds: W at 8-16 mphWEDNESDAYChance for a couple of showers68 / 47Winds: NNW at 6-12 mphTHURSDAY High .............................................. 2:37 a.m. Low ............................................... 8:26 a.m. High .............................................. 2:46 p.m. Low ............................................... 8:59 p.m. High .............................................. 7:45 p.m. Low ............................................... 3:02 a.m. High ..................................................... none Low ...................................................... none Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 13.99 Normal ............................................... 14.51 High Tuesday ......................................... 83 Low Tuesday .......................................... 46 High Wednesday .................................... 84 Low Wednesday ..................................... 49 High Thursday ....................................... 85 Low Thursday ........................................ 63 Heat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayMakes it feel like .................................... 82 BarometerTuesday ............................................... 30.12 Thursday ............................................. 29.98 PrecipitationTuesday ............................................... 0.00 Thursday ............................................. 0.00 Month to date ..................................... 1.73 Year to date ......................................... 4.68Sunrise 6:55 a.m. 6:54 a.m. Sunset 6:24 p.m. 6:25 p.m. Moonrise 1:36 a.m. 2:34 a.m. Moonset 12:42 p.m. 1:41 p.m.Albuquerque 63/39/s 65/40/pc 64/37/s Atlanta 70/44/c 64/44/pc 66/36/c Baltimore 58/32/pc 43/25/pc 38/24/c Birmingham 70/40/c 63/45/pc 60/30/sh Boston 48/30/pc 34/19/pc 31/22/pc Charlotte 70/42/pc 61/35/pc 62/37/sh Cheyenne 40/28/pc 42/13/c 26/16/sn Chicago 25/9/pc 23/11/c 22/2/pc Cleveland 34/15/c 25/17/sf 27/11/sn Columbus 40/18/sn 31/21/c 32/12/sn Dallas 71/41/pc 54/47/pc 52/31/sh Denver 48/29/pc 55/19/pc 34/20/sn Detroit 29/14/pc 24/14/pc 28/10/sn Harrisburg 53/28/pc 34/23/pc 35/23/sn Honolulu 82/67/pc 80/65/s 78/66/pc Houston 77/59/sh 72/58/c 76/47/c Indianapolis 35/13/sn 31/18/c 30/6/pc Jackson, MS 70/47/sh 62/45/pc 63/36/sh Kansas City 38/19/pc 40/19/c 28/8/sn Lexington 48/20/sh 40/25/pc 43/12/c Little Rock 59/31/c 51/37/pc 49/28/sh Los Angeles 70/54/pc 70/54/pc 71/54/pc Louisville 48/23/sn 41/26/pc 44/14/c Memphis 63/31/c 56/38/pc 50/26/sh Milwaukee 21/6/pc 20/8/c 18/1/pc Minneapolis 14/-2/pc 11/-7/c 8/-11/pc Nashville 60/26/c 52/32/pc 48/19/sh New Orleans 74/59/r 69/57/pc 69/49/sh New York City 53/32/pc 38/24/pc 32/24/sn Norfolk 64/42/pc 51/32/s 52/34/r Oklahoma City 51/30/pc 51/35/pc 43/22/sh Philadelphia 55/32/pc 38/24/pc 34/23/sn Phoenix 80/55/s 80/55/s 80/57/s Pittsburgh 40/18/c 28/17/pc 31/15/sn Portland, ME 42/25/c 30/11/pc 28/12/pc Portland, OR 52/38/c 52/38/r 46/38/c Raleigh 72/42/pc 57/33/pc 52/34/r Rochester 36/17/sf 23/14/sf 24/15/c St. Louis 40/20/c 37/23/c 34/8/pc San Francisco 64/46/pc 66/49/pc 66/53/pc Seattle 45/34/sn 49/35/r 49/38/c Wash., DC 62/34/pc 45/31/pc 43/32/c Cape Coral 84/65/t 82/64/t 82/65/pc Clearwater 78/64/t 75/63/t 76/63/c Coral Springs 85/69/pc 85/70/pc 85/67/pc Daytona Beach 80/63/t 75/62/pc 78/62/c Ft. Laud. Bch 83/71/pc 83/72/pc 83/70/pc Fort Myers 85/66/t 83/65/t 83/66/pc Gainesville 76/59/t 74/57/pc 76/60/c Hollywood 85/68/pc 84/68/pc 84/66/pc Homestead AFB 83/68/pc 82/68/pc 83/67/pc Jacksonville 73/59/t 70/56/pc 76/60/c Key West 81/72/pc 80/70/pc 80/70/s Miami 85/71/pc 84/71/pc 84/69/t Okeechobee 84/64/t 82/63/t 81/62/pc Orlando 84/64/t 81/63/t 82/63/c Pembroke Pines 85/68/pc 84/68/pc 84/66/pc St. Augustine 73/61/t 69/61/pc 75/62/c St. Petersburg 80/64/t 77/63/t 77/63/pc Sarasota 78/63/t 76/63/t 77/63/pc Tallahassee 71/60/r 73/53/pc 76/56/sh Tampa 79/64/t 75/63/t 77/62/c W. Palm Bch 84/69/pc 84/69/pc 84/68/pc Winter Haven 83/65/t 81/63/t 81/63/c Acapulco 90/73/s 90/70/s 89/70/pc Athens 65/54/pc 57/48/r 58/43/pc Beirut 70/56/s 70/55/pc 64/53/r Berlin 49/35/s 51/35/s 51/39/pc Bermuda 71/66/sh 72/59/sh 66/60/pc Calgary -3/-8/c 9/-8/c 21/10/s Dublin 50/40/r 48/39/sh 48/35/c Edmonton -2/-14/pc 10/-18/pc 6/-3/s Freeport 82/71/pc 79/69/pc 78/72/pc Geneva 50/31/s 53/35/s 49/38/r Havana 89/65/s 88/64/s 90/65/s Hong Kong 70/63/s 70/65/pc 73/66/pc Jerusalem 59/48/pc 64/46/s 58/44/sh Johannesburg 79/59/t 75/59/pc 74/56/t Kiev 40/30/c 39/27/s 34/28/c London 56/44/c 53/44/pc 52/42/r Montreal 27/10/c 19/3/sf 18/3/pc Moscow 36/29/r 36/25/c 35/20/s Nice 60/44/s 58/45/s 58/43/pc Ottawa 26/12/sf 19/1/sf 18/1/c Quebec 25/9/sf 18/0/sf 16/-6/pc Rio de Janeiro 91/74/pc 91/76/c 91/75/pc Seoul 50/30/s 52/32/s 54/34/s Singapore 86/75/c 88/75/pc 88/77/pc Sydney 77/66/pc 81/66/pc 82/66/pc Toronto 28/18/c 20/5/sf 20/3/c Vancouver 38/29/c 39/30/c 44/35/c Vienna 52/34/s 52/40/s 54/38/s Warsaw 46/30/s 43/29/pc 43/31/s Winnipeg 4/-11/pc 0/-27/pc -5/-23/sf Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Showers and thunderstorms will are up across the Gulf Coast today as a stationary front remains in place over the area. Heavy downpours will soak folks from New Orleans to Tallahassee. Mild conditions will invade southern Texas while the northern half turns rather breezy. Dry conditions will hold across Tennessee to the Carolinas. However, a little snow and rain will fall across the Ohio River Valley to the I-95 corridor. Winds will be rather strong across New England and the Great Lakes, but the area will remain dry. National Forecast for February 23 Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, rrain, sf-snow urries, sn-snow, i-ice. Clouds and sun today; patchy morning fog, then a shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon. Partly cloudy tonight. Partly sunny tomorrow with a shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon. A blizzard on Feb. 23, 1936, in Donner Pass, Calif., trapped more than 750 motorists; seven died. Fog this morning, then a thunderstorm. Winds west-southwest 4-8 mph. Expect 2-4 hours of sunshine with a 60% chance of precipitation and average relative humidity 70%. Sunday. and Saturday. a.m. and after 4 p.m. Last New First Full Feb 22 Mar 1 Mar 8 Mar 16 Today MondayForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 73/59 76/59 78/62 80/63 84/64 83/65 79/64 78/64 80/64 78/63 85/66 83/65 84/64 84/69 83/71 85/71 71/60 68/60 68/58 84/65 85/64 85/64 86/63 86/63 85/64 81/72 TemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidRelative humidity .................................. 72% Expected air temperature ....................... 79 Wednesday ......................................... 30.11 Wednesday ......................................... 0.00 Five-Day forecast for Highlands County Almanac U.S. Cities World Cities National Summary Tides UV Index Today Weather History Farm Report Sun and Moon Florida Cities Water Restrictions Regional Summary Lake Levels Shown are noon postions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. Readings at Palm Beach Readings at St. Petersburg The higher the AccuWeather.com UV Index number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection.0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme Readings as of 7 a.m. yesterday 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. Jacksonville Gainesville Ocala Daytona Beach Orlando Winter Haven Tampa Clearwater St. Petersburg Sarasota Fort Myers Naples Okeechobee West Palm Beach Fort Lauderdale Miami Tallahassee Apalachicola Key West Avon Park Sebring Lorida Lake Placid Venus Brighton PensacolaCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W M C Y K

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LIVING BSunday, February 23, 2014 BY JAN JARVISFort Worth Star-TelegramUnless you live on an other planet or under a rock, you probably know by now how impor tant exercise is to overall tness and heart health. It is a message that is hard to escape these days. There is plenty of research to suggest that exercise can reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and some cancers. It can also help lower high blood pressure and lift your mood. And it has been shown to im prove self-esteem and help with weight loss. Yet despite the many studies backing the role exercise plays in heart health, a lot of adults arent listening. Two-thirds of them are considered over weight and one-third fall into the obese catego ry with a body mass index over 30. For many, getting t and healthy might seem like an unachievable goal, but ex perts say you dont have to spend hours at the gym to see the benets of exercise. A minimum of 30 min utes of cardio exercise can do the trick. It doesnt matter what type, as long as you do it, said Dr. Daniel Cleareld, Cowtown Medical director and a sports medicine and primary-care physician. Ideally, you should do it ve days a week, but even two is benecial. Casual exercising is not going to do the trick, said Dr. Benjamin Levine, di rector of the Institute of Exercise and Environmen tal Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Texas Health Resources. It has to be something that you are committed to doing on a regular basis. Exercise should be part of hygiene, just like brushing your teeth, said Levine, who is also a pro fessor of medicine and car diology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Running and swim ming are excellent. But cy cling, walking on a treadmill or working out on an elliptical can also be bene cial. Even yoga or tai chi can make a difference if the workout is strenuous enough to elevate your heart rate. Any combination of en durance exercises that get the large muscle groups moving is going to get re sults. Whatever exercise you choose, you should be moving enough to pro duce a sweat. Runners should be moving at a clip that is fast enough to make talking possible but not easy. A Zumba class can get you the same results, if you are moving fast enough. Anything that gets your heart rate up, makes you sweat a little and makes you short of breath, Levine said. To improve your over all health and keep your ticker pumping effective ly, add strength and stretching exercises to a cardio routine one or two days a week. Yoga is great for stretching, and you can build strength with or without the use of weights. Commit to exercising regularly and your body will respond. The heart is a muscle, so you want to strengthen it, but you also want to tone the arteries around the heart, just like you would tone your arms, Cleareld said. When you work your bi ceps, youll nd it easier to lift things, he said. Its the same thing with your heart. With regular exercise, the heart starts pumping more efciently and your stami na improves. That can pay off in big ways. If someone is seden tary and one day has to run hard to catch a bus, he may end up having a heart attack, Levine says, as an example. But for someone who is t, thats barely a blip, he said. Although the young er you start exercising, the better, you are never too old to get into shape. Someone who is really committed to tness when they are young could have a heart that is as youth ful as a 30-year-old later in life. If you start at 70, you wont be able to pro tect against arteriosclerosis, but you can protect your heart against sudden death and see the health benets of regular exer cise, such as lower blood pressure, Levine said. It takes about six weeks to start seeing an improve ment in physical tness, but the payoff continues over a lifetime, Cleareld said. Exercise is great at com bating obesity and keeping the heart healthy, he said. In the long run that can mean more years of life. PHOTOS BY KHAMPAH B OUAPHANH/ FORT WORTH START-TELEGRAM/MCT MCTCount the number of hear tbeats dur i ng par t of a minute then multiply; use an y of these methodsSource: The Whar tons Cardio-Fitness Book by Jim and Phil Whar ton15 seconds Multiply by 4(1/4 minute )Multiply by 3Multiply by 2(or multiply by 2, then double that)30 seconds(1/2 minute )20 seconds(1/3 minute )Heartbeat 101Man y people do not measure their ow n pulse duri ng exercise because the y are unab le to do it easily eff ective ly or accurately .T wo good pulse pointsInner wrist towa rd thumb Fe el with index and middle finger tips of r ight hand (left if y ou are left-handed) and press gently Throat on left side of nec k (r ight side if yo u are left-handed), just behind windpipe Knowing your heart rate will help you know how hard to push yourself when working out. If youre just starting to exercise, youll nd your heart has to work hard to keep up with your bodys needs for oxygen and blood. Then, the more you work out, the more efcient your aerobic system will get, and the more you will need to challenge yourself. The easiest way to measure your heart rate is to wear a monitor. You can also go online and nd a calculator at sites such as www.mayoclinic.org One easy method is to subtract your age from 220 (226 for women) to cal culate your maximum heart rate. Then nd your training zones based on that number. Here is another option: 1. Find your heartbeat on the carot id artery in your neck by placing your index nger on the side of your neck, between the middle of your collarbone and your jaw line. 2. Count the beats for a full 60 sec onds or count for six seconds and add a zero at the end. 3. The longer you count, the more ac curate the reading.TRAINING ZONES Healthy heart zone (warm-up) 5060 percent of maximum heart rate: This zone helps decrease body fat, blood pressure and cholesterol. The percent of fat calories burned is 85 percent. Fitness zone (fat-burning) 6070 percent of maximum heart rate: This zone is more intense and burns more total calories. The percent of fat calories is still 85 percent. Aerobic zone (endurance training) 70-80 percent of maximum heart rate: This zone will improve your cardiovascular and respiratory system and increase the strength of your heart. Anaerobic zone (performance training) 80-90 percent of maximum heart rate: In this zone, your endurance improves and you will be able to ght fatigue. Youll burn more calo ries, 15 percent from fat.We asked three tness pros from a Fort Worth, Texas, YMCA to demonstrate three ways to kick off a healthy routine that includes cardio, strength and stretching.S tretchingYoga is one of the best ways to stretch the body, but a lot of people steer clear of this type of exercise because they are afraid it is just too hard to get into those pretzel-like poses. But you dont have to be lim ber like a rubber band to benet from yoga. Poses can be modi ed, and most teachers are more than willing to do what it takes to make yoga accessible. Yoga is all about focusing on your mat and not worrying about how exible your neigh bor is. The best way to enjoy the many heart-healthy benets of yoga, including stress reduction and lower blood pressure, is to just do it. Yoga is how you get exi ble, said Lisa Rodriguez, a train er and instructor at the YMCA. You dont have to start off ex ible to do it. Two to try at least twice a week:1. Downward-facing dog(W atch your dog stretch for hints on how to do this)What it does: Strengthens shoulders and back. Stretches hamstrings and calves.What to remember: Breathe through your nose. Keep your core muscles tight, your spine long and your shoul ders down. Kneel on all fours with your hands pro viding support and your ngers spread like starsh. Lift your hips so your tail bone is pointed toward the ceiling. Your body should be in an upside-down V shape. Shoulders should be down. Your hands and feet should be your foundation. If your hamstrings are less exible, you can bend your knees to lift your hips up and back. Listen to your body, and only stretch as far as you are comfortable.2. Side gateWhat it does: Increases strength, balance and exibility. Opens hips.What to remember: Maintain your alignment so you dont injure your rota tor cuff. From all fours, turn toward one side, bend one leg and use it for support. Raise the other leg, pushing the heel forward and keeping it exed. Raise your arm to the ceiling, keeping your hand and shoulder aligned, ngers spread. Hold the position for a few sec onds.S trength3. LungeWhat it does: Strengthens glutes, thighs and calves.What to remember: Keep your knee behind your toes when bending. Standing tall, step forward with one leg, bending at the knee. Drop the other leg toward the oor, then slowly return to starting position. Repeat on the oth er side, working up to 12 reps. If this is too easy, try holding light weights in each hand.4. PushupWhat it does: Strengthens chest, triceps and shoulders.What to remember: Keep core muscles tight. Start on all fours with your spine in a neutral position and hands spread wide apart. Drop toward the oor, keeping your spine straight. Repeat.Cardio5. RunningWhat it does: Improves endurance, stamina and heart health.What to remember: Start off slowly and gradually build up. You need to walk fast or run about 30 minutes ve times a week for heart health. For tness, you need to move fast enough to sweat for 30 minutes. For interval training, alternate between 1 to 2 minutes of running at 85 per cent of your maximum heart rate and 2 to 3 minutes at 65 percent of your maximum heart rate. Repeat for up to 30 minutes. Jan Jarvis P AUL T RAP/MCT 2 3 4 1 5Get moving for a healthy heartLearn to measure your heart rateExpert tips on starting a healthy exercise routine

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B2 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com ACROSS 1 Reach across 5 Scraps 10 Resort city along the Roar ing Fork River 15 Harbor vessel 19 Hokkaido native 20 Words to a hopeful traveler 21 Make a point 22 Asian beef center 23 Current designation 24 Down East university town 25 Plight when the caterer cancels? 27 Kit with a parachute? 30 One who shouldnt be look ing 31 Fangorn Forest denizens 32 Publicized 34 Words on jackets 38 Strays on the range 41 Western formation 43 Most conceited 44 Spat end 45 River project evaluation? 49 Round g. 50 Multipurpose 52 Boss of Tammany Hall 53 Programmers output 54 Held in check 55 Rare indication? 56 Appears to be 57 Crowd, supposedly 58 Womans title 59 Doctor Who creatures 60 Rickman role in Harry Pot ter lms 61 Surrounded by 62 If only! 64 Oceans Eleven job 65 Recurring sequence 66 Tapered-top piece 68 Exhilarating 69 Contemporary of Bela and Boris 70 Gathering dust 73 Stock phrase 74 Shooting Starr 75 Front end? 76 Tutorial features 77 Soak up 78 Folksy accounts 79 Broadway designers jobs 81 They, in Calais 82 Psychiatrist who falls asleep during sessions? 85 Sault-Marie link 86 Santa portrayer in Elf 88 Woman in my dreams, in song 89 Commonly sculpted gures 91 Went wild on the drums, maybe 92 Diminishes 94 Nora was his mistress 95 Get the factory going again 97 Pedicured tootsy on a vid eo-sharing website? 103 Course for new cattle farmers? 107 Spin-off starring Valerie Harper 108 Arctic sight 109 Stroked tools 110 Arena for MacArthur 111 Doughnut-shaped 112 Do nothing 113 Kindergarten handful 114 Manner 115 Tried to wake, in a way 116 Seeing things DOWN 1 9-3 automaker 2 Type type 3 __ quote: 4 Cell centers 5 Gives an earful 6 New York and Los Angeles 7 Per 8 Turner on stage 9 Treaded transports 10 Grate refuse 11 Sharpshooters tool 12 Sat 13 Symphony in Black artist 14 Strip around a collar 15 Downhill course 16 NYSE listings 17 Its a cinch in Sapporo 18 Jazz guitarist Montgomery 26 Kindled anew 28 Eventually 29 Popular beach toy 33 Quit worrying 35 Scenes of Oscar Madisons room? 36 Theyre rarely hits 37 Bourbon __ 38 2001 British Open winner David 39 Jazz singer Adams who col laborated with Tears for Fears 40 Cleaning out a clothes clos et? 41 Barn dance seating 42 Like many auction items 43 Winning signs 46 Gaiety 47 Won every game 48 Internet __: fast-spread ing item 51 Come again? 53 Spicy pods 56 Cutting 57 HBO competitor 59 Mentalists claim 60 Mukluk material 61 Author Rand 63 Super nish? 64 Hunt of Cast Away 65 Pinkish shade 66 Treats carefully 67 I suppose thats okay 68 Prex with pad 69 Leave alone 71 Game rarely won 72 Fussy twosome? 74 Mystery writer Nevada 75 Help __ the way 76 Reduce in rank 78 Waterfront area 80 Recoups 82 Villainous look 83 Victimize, with on 84 Honeymoon destinations 87 Most angry 90 Fundraising event 92 Worn down 93 First name in nature pho tography 94 Speakers output 96 Conspiracy 98 Could be a problem 99 Mower maker 100 Big name in skin care 101 Trickle 102 Driving aids 103 Blubber 104 Car wash challenge 105 Notable time 106 MS. enclosureA GE ISNT EVERYTHING B Y GAIL GRABOWSKISolution on B3 Metro News ServiceAries (March 21-April 20) Aries, you want more than you can acquire this week and your desires may lead you astray. It is important to exercise selfrestraint, even if you get a thrill from living on the edge. T aurus (April 21-May 21) Taurus, make a concert ed effort to improve your focus in the weeks ahead. There is much to lose if you cannot tackle the tasks at hand, particularly at the workplace. G emini (May 22-June 21) Gemini, its unlike you to slow down, so dont be surprised when friends start looking at you curi ously after you take your foot off the gas. Your free spirited nature will soon return. C ancer (June 22-July 22) Cancer, nd a routine that works for you and then stick with it. There is no need to reinvent the wheel, and when actions become automatic, you can focus on other things. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) A need for attention could get the better of you, Leo. A little humility goes a long way and can al ter others perceptions of you. You may end up be ing seen in a more positive light. V irgo (Aug. 24-S ept. 22) Virgo, you can differen tiate between right and wrong, but your judgement might be off this week. Rely on your intuition, but dont make any big deci sions without rst thinking carefully. Libra (S ept. 23-O ct. 23) Libra, it may seem like you are being led astray by one thing after another, when all you want is to focus on one task at a time. Find a way to block out any and all distractions. S corpio (O ct. 24-N ov. 22) Scorpio, work on a cre ative project with a sweetheart or friend early in the week. Ideas will ow eas ily and your imaginations will soar together. It is a productive pairing. S agittarius (N ov. 23-Dec. 21) This is not your week to mix love and mon ey, Sagittarius. In fact, keep the two as separate as possible, and exercise caution before lending anyone money. C apricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Capricorn, you want to play outside of the rules this week. You nor mally like to follow a relatively traditional course, so this catches others off guard. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) You dont always have the patience to stick with the same routine, Aquarius. That means oth ers cannot expect you to conform to their whims if they want you as a friend. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Pisces, you may need to sacrice some securi ty for a chance to have a memorable experience. Do something out of the ordinary.FAM O U S B IRTH DA YSFeb. 23 Emily Blunt, actress (31); Feb. 24 Jaymi Hensley, singer (24); Feb. 25 Rashida Jones, actress (38); Feb. 26 Michael Bolton, sing er (61); Feb. 27 Josh Groban, singer (33); Feb. 28 Gavin Macleod, ac tor (83); March 1 Alan Thicke, actor (67). Leo should show a little humility right nowDear Abby: When my son was 17, he met an older girl who was 21 and began an on-again, off-again relationship with her. Fast-forward two years: He now has a felony and several misdemeanors for ghting with her, and they have a wonderful lit tle baby boy whom neither can take care of. I have been supporting the child. The young woman is schizophrenic and bipo lar and will not stay on her meds. I feel torn because I dont want to be rais ing children at 49, but my son refuses to take care of the baby because he isnt ready to be a father. I cant leave my grand son with a mother who cant take care of him (her other child was taken away from her), and she cant hold a job because shes in and out of the hospital all the time. She wont feed him and treats him like a baby doll meaning she forgets about him and leaves. Im afraid my son would abuse the child if hes forced to be a father. The alterna tive is putting the baby up for adoption, which would break my heart. How can I make my son understand that this child is his responsibility and he needs to step up and be a dad? Desperate Grandma in IllinoisDear Desperate Grandma: Forgive me if this seems negative, but if you havent been able to do it by now, your grand child may become a man before your son does. If you arent strong enough to assume responsibili ty for raising the little boy, then, as much as I hate to see another child go into the system, he should be made available for adop tion. However, if you think you could manage it, then talk to an attorney about getting formal custody of your grandson, so you will be given the authori ty youll need to raise him without interference from either of his birth parents. Dear Abby: My ance and I have been together for four years now, and we have yet to set a wedding date because he has un resolved issues with my mother. Is there any way I can convince him to talk to her about them, or go to premarital counseling? Im ready to set the date. Unscheduled Bride in GeorgiaDear Unscheduled: Four years is a long time for is sues to go unresolved. Are you sure this man still wants to marry you? If his behavior is any indication, this may be how he will deal with problems and disagreements after you are married and it isnt healthy. Before you devote any more time to this engage ment, ask him when he plans to accompany you to premarital counsel ing, because if hes waiting for your mother to die, it could be a long time be fore you make it to the altar. Dear Abby: Year after year, people are remind ed to visit elderly people in nursing homes, taking cookies and entertainment like childrens choirs, etc. My mother used to work in a nursing home and she said it made her sad to watch the huge inux of people during Decem ber, only to see January roll around to nothing. Once Christmas is over, people go back to their lives, feeling good about their visit to the nursing home or shelter. But the residents are still there come February, June, Sep tember. Perhaps the directors, volunteers and families could spread their visits over the entire year instead of focusing only on December. Just a Thought in Lusby, Md.Dear Just: Your mother is a caring and sensitive per son. What she said is valid, and I hope it will be given serious consideration.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phil lips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abby shares more than 100 of her favorite recipes in two book lets: Abbys Favorite Recipes and More Favorite Recipes by Dear Abby. Send your name and mail ing address, plus check or money order for $14 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Cookbooklet Set, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and han dling are included in the price.)Parents irresponsibility could put son at the mercy of the state DEAR A BB YJeanne Phillips M C Y K

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B3 ARTS & ENT E RT A INM E NT Special to the News-SunSEBRING The work of Karen Koestner Barrow will be on display during March in Heartland Cul tural Alliances Zoom! Art of the Automobile at the HCA Galleries of Fine Art in the Sebring Airport. The artists reception will be from 5-7 p.m. Satur day, March 1. Food will be provided. The reception is open free to the public. An award-winning art ist as a teen, Barrow began painting in 2001 after raising her three children. She then attended Ring ling College of Art & Design where her painting was included in The Best of Ringling juried show. She worked as an associ ate curator and art director for Naples area galleries while continuing to paint full time in her studio. Her work evolved from primi tive gures to mixed media collage and bold paintings. Pulling inspiration from her upbringing in the au to-manufacturing hub of mid-Michigan and fam ily weekends spent at Sebring International Raceway, Barrow focuses on the relationships that de velop between people and cars. Her work layers im ages from vintage auto brochures, her own pho tographs, stencils, paint, mediums and sometimes auto parts. Borrowing some of her painting techniques from German artist Gerhard Richter, Barrow layers and scrapes clear mediums and paint, allowing chance to play an important role in her process. Her work encourages the discovery of both auto motive and personal history. Memories of the rst car you drove, the one you took to homecoming, the one you always want ed, the one you saw taking the checkered ag ... these machines tell the story of ones life. People, places and individual history are associated with the auto mobiles that we owned, loved, desired or fanta sized about. The exhibit will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. dai ly for the month of March. For more information, contact Fred Leavitt at 402-8238 or email info@ heartlandculturalalliance. org/.Zoom! Art of the Automobile opens March 1 at HCA Gallery Courtesy photoAston Martin Racing by Karen Barrow Courtesy photoKaren Barrow will show some of her work in Heartland Cultural Alliances Zoom! Art of the Automobile exhibit, opening with a reception March 1. Special to the News-SunSEBRING The last three shows of the Tan glewood season are quickly approaching. March 9 will feature Will Yancy and Milt Abel. From Engelbert to El vis, George Jones to Buddy Holly, Yancys smooth vocals move across the most favored musical genres to insure an un forgettable experience for all. He spends a great deal of time traveling and performing in vari ous venues throughout the Midwest and South ern states. Abel is a hysterical stand-up comedian who is wonderfully clean, clever and always very funny. With more than 20 years of experience, Abels humor has always been devoid of stereo types, cheap shots, or laughter at anyones ex pense. With comedy material focusing on every day experiences about family, travel and people in general, audiences al ways come away feeling good. This stand-up co median is squeaky clean humor at its best. The multi-talented Vincent Talarico appears at Tanglewood on March 23. Talarico dances, sings in three languages, is an accomplished drummer (and wows the audience when appropriate), and uses his outgoing per sonality to incorporate jokes and audience par ticipation. If there is a performer today that can make any audience laugh, cry, and be fully entertained in every sense of the word, it is Talarico. Brian Roman and Dan St. Paul will perform April 6. Roman is living the answer to a question that most are too afraid to ask: What if? Not that long ago, Roman was a salesman with a 9-5 job. Although he was successful, he was not fullled. One day he did something that most of us would never consider: He followed his dream. Although he looks like he just walked off the silver screen, Roman is not act ing, hes the real deal a gifted singer and born entertainer. St. Paul spent sev en years headlining San Francisco comedy clubs before he launched his own solo act. He has ap peared on A&Es An Evening at the Improv and FOXs Comic Strip Live. He has opened for such superstars as Jerry Sein feld, Garry Shandling, Natalie Cole, Smokey Robinson, and Vince Gill. Doors for any of the performances and the snack bar open at 6:15 p.m. Shows start at 7 p.m. Cost is $10. Tickets can be bought at door or weekdays at the Tangle wood Clubhouse. For information, call 863-7125.Last Tanglewood shows of season to feature music, comedy CROSSWORD S OLUTION M C Y K

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B4 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com ARTS & ENT E RT A INM E NT Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The Sounds of Soul are bring ing the classic music of Motown to the 2014 South Florida State Col lege Matinee Series at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the SFSC Theatre for the Per forming Arts. The Sounds of Soul have been delighting au diences across the nation since 1996. The group is composed of six seasoned performers who have excelled as outstand ing singers, dancers, and songwriters. Each member has shared the national re cording spotlight driven by the power of Capital Records, Big Apple Re cords, and R & S Records to name a few. The show is a combina tion of Motown classics mixed with some of the greatest songs of all time. Get ready to soak in the hits of The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, The Supremes, Lionel Richie, Tina Turn er, and more. The Sounds of Soul are known for their recognizable chore ography, distinct harmonies, and ashy, upscale stage persona. Individual tickets for The Sounds of Soul are $16, $18, and $20. Tickets are available for purchase online at www. performances.southor ida.edu or by calling the SFSC Box Ofce at 7847178. SFSC box ofce hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Tickets are also available by visiting the box ofce during business hours. The box ofce is in front of the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, 600 W. College Drive. The 2014 Matinee Se ries season sponsors are Dennis and Melanie Bas setti, Lampe and Kiefer Hearing Aid Center, Inc., Palms of Sebring Retire ment Community, and the News-Sun.The Sounds of Soul are coming to SFSC Matinee Series Tuesday Courtesy photoThe Sounds of Soul will be featured in the 2014 SFSC Matinee Series on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 1:30 p.m., in the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative will have Cher rie Platt as the Artist of the Month. Cherrie is a On estroke Painting Instructor and teaches classes at the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative. She will be at the 1st Friday event to show her exhibit of Deco rative Painting. Herb Frazier and Jackie Hartzell, two Co-op mem bers who have published books, will also be on hand for a book signing. Their books may be purchased to have autographed. The st Friday events are from 4-8 p.m. Light re freshments will be served at the Co-op and the showroom will be open for shopping. Other stops for the 1st Friday include the Mu ral Society, Historical Train Depot Museum, Lake Placid Art League, and Toby Clown Museum and School to enter into the drawing for a gift basket with items donated by all the non-prot groups. The Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-operative is at 132 E. Interlake Blvd. For information on becoming a member call 699-5940 or visit the www.caladi umarts.org/.Platt to be featured at Lake Placids next 1st Friday Associated PressSOCHI, Russia Nancy Kerrigan stood in front of a group of re porters, voice quiver ing and hands dgeting as she described her emotions after watching a one-hour retrospec tive on the gure skating scandal that shook the Olympic earth 20 years ago. There were only a handful of media mem bers in the room with her Friday as opposed to the hundreds that hounded her in 1994 af ter rival skater Tonya Hardings ex-husband put together a hit squad to try to keep Kerrigan from skating against Harding in the Lilleham mer Olympics. But as she fumbled with her cellphone and tugged at the bottom of her stylish jacket, it was clear that watching the events un fold again in a press con ference room in Sochi all these years later brought bubbling back to the surface those same feel ings of helplessness and bewilderment. It made me think about everything all over again, Kerrigan said af ter a screening of Nancy & Tonya, which will air on NBC tonigh. Its surprising how this whole event and being attacked, its changed not just skat ing, it changed my life. It changed tabloid journal ism, reality television. That whole other aspect that I had no part of. It just moved the world, al most, in a different direction. Whether its for the better or not, who knows? It just changed everything. Kerrigan and Harding were two of the bright est stars in American gure skating when they arrived in Detroit for the U.S. championships in 1994, about six weeks ahead of the Lilleham mer Games. Kerrigan was knocked out of the competition when an associate of Hardings ex-husband whacked her on the right knee with a baton. It touched off a staggering scandal that pushed gure skat ing into the mainstream and made the camerashy Kerrigan the uncom fortable subject of inter national fascination.Kerrigan looks back, 20 years after Harding dramaNancy & Tonya airs tonight on NBC M C Y K

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B5 ARTS & ENT E RT A INM E NT Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Americas longest running multicultural song and dance company, the Duquesne Uni versity Tamburitzans, returns to the South Florida State College Mati nee Series on Tuesday, March 4, at 1:30 p.m., in the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts. This unique ensemble of talented young folk artists is dedicated to the performance and preservation of the music, songs, dress and dances of Eastern European and neighbor ing folk cultures. The ensemble, founded in 1937 at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Penn., takes its name from the tam buritza family of stringed folk instruments predominant in the music of Eastern Europe. Company members come from all corners of the United States, Canada and East ern Europe. Brilliant colors, intricately em broidered textiles and dazzling accessories are all part of the excitement of the Tamburitzans show. Lush musical portraiture is comple mented by breathtaking visual artistry as the Tamburitzans set the stage are in a blaze of color and style. Individual tickets for the Tambu ritzans are $13, $16 and $19. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.performances.southorida. edu or by calling the SFSC box ofce at 863-784-7178. SFSC box ofce hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets are also available by visiting the Box Of ce during business hours. The box ofce is in front of the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, 600 W. Col lege Drive The 2014 Matinee Series season sponsors are Dennis and Melanie Bassetti, Lampe and Kiefer Hearing Aid Center, Inc., Palms of Sebring Retirement Community, and the News-Sun.Tamburitzans bringing Eastern European dance to SFSC March 4 Courtesy photoThe Tamburitzans return to the South Florida State College Matinee Series on Tuesday, March 4, at 1:30 p.m. in the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts. Special to the News-SunFAIRFAX, Va. Hali Pollard, a student at Lake Placid High School, has been se lected to represent Lake Placid as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2014 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Pollard joins a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media. Pollard was chosen based on academic ac complishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in jour nalism and media studies. National Youth Corre spondents participate in hands-on, experien tial learning through decision-making sim ulations that challenge them to solve problems and explore the cre ative, practical, and ethical tensions inherent in journalism and media. The experiential por tion of the program is complemented by speakers who are wellknown leaders in the media community. Presenters include prominent journalists, CEOs of major media outlets, researchers, and recent college grad uates successfully entering the field. Last years conference included Hoda Kotb, Candy Crowley, Brian Lamb and Neil Leifer. With distinguished faculty, guest speak ers, and direct access to elite D.C. practitioners, the Washington Jour nalism and Media Conference offers aspiring journalists and student leaders an unparalleled experience. The week-long pro gram, held at George Mason Universitys state-of-the-art cam pus, will encourage and inspire young leaders from across the coun try who desire a unique experience focused on successful careers in this dynamic industry. The Washington Jour nalism and Media Conference will be held July 13-18.Lake Placids Pollard chosen as National Youth Correspondent EDUC A TION W ill attend conference in July NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Academy of Coun try Music will pay tribute to members of the armed forces with its annual tele vision special. Merle Haggard, George Strait and Carrie Under wood are among the rst performers to sign on to ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops. The two-hour special will air May 20 on CBS. Each year, the acade my tapes a special a differ ent theme on the day after its awards show, which will be held April 6 in Las Vegas. Past shows have focused on Strait and honored the women of country music. Ticket sales for this years show at the MGM Grand will be donated to the academys charitable foundation ACM Lifting Lives. Other early performers announced include Lady Antebellum, The Band Perry and Florida Geor gia Line.Online: http://acmcountry.comTaylor appears in anti-fracking adRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Singer-songwriter James Taylor is starring in a tele vision ad for an environmental group urging North Carolina viewers to challenge efforts to allow natural gas exploration through hydraulic fractur ing in the state where he grew up. The Natural Resources Defense Council said the ad began running Thurs day on Raleigh-Durham area television stations, as well as on cable TV and online.Academy of Country Music will salute troops on May 20Strait, Haggard, Underwood pitching in M C Y K

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B6 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com PLACES TO WORSHI PPlaces to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday. To place a listing in this directory, call the News-Sun at 3856155, ext. 596.ANGLIC A NNew L ife A nglican Fellowship, 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863) 243-3191; strhodes1020@yahoo.com. Sun day Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.ASSEMB L Y OF G ODC hrist Fellowship C hurch (A ssembly of God), 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Await ing His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morn ing Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 471-0924. First A ssembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Eve ning Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431.BAPT I STA von Park L akes Baptist C hurch, 22600 N. Highlands Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ cen tered 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. Bethany Baptist C hurch (GARB 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., and evening worship service is at 6 p.m. On Wednes days, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20s+) 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 of ce at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist C hurch, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Wor ship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist C hurch, 1000 Max well St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Wor ship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: ofce@apfellowship.org; Web site, www.ap fellowship.org. First Baptist C hurch of A von Park, N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 453-6681. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Rev. Johnattan Soltero, His panic pastor; Joy Loomis, director of music. Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Wor ship, 10:45 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.; Youth Choir, 4:30 p.m.; Evening Wor ship, 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. Wednes day 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. First Baptist C hurch of L ake Josephine, 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 ser vices 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 meet ing at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist C hurch of L ake Placid, 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., Contem porary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Fam ily 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. First Baptist C hurch of L orida located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School be gins 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., fol lowed 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 minis tries offered, call 655-1878. First Baptist C hurch, S ebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Rev. Matthew D. Crawford, se nior pastor; Rev. Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults; and Dixie Kreulen, preschool direc tor. 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 Florida A venue Baptist C hurch, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Gird ley, 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 and youth at 6 p.m. and for adults at 6:30 p.m. I ndependent Baptist C hurch, 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday wor ship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. L eisure L akes Baptist C hurch, 808 Gar denia 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 Wor ship 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 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist C hurch (GARB 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.; Eve ning 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 Mes senger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist C hurch, 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-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 2143025. Afliated with the National Associa tion of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. S parta R oad Baptist C hurch, (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 infor mation, call 382-0869. S outhside Baptist C hurch (GARB 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 kin dergarten through fth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for under age 3 is avail able at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Ofce phone, 385-0752. S pring L ake Baptist C hurch, Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road; 6552610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 3861610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Vil lage II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednes day Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. S unridge Baptist C hurch, (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 ATHO LICO ur L ady of Grace C atholic C hurch, 595 E. Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vig il 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. Sun day for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. S t. C atherine C atholic C hurch, 820 Hick ory St., Sebring. Parrish ofce/mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 3850049, 385-6762 (Spanish); fax, 385-5169; email, ofce@stcathe.com; website, www. stcathe.com. School Ofce/Mailing, Princi pal Dr. Anna V. Adam, 747 S. Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email school@stcathe.com. School ofce 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; De cons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHED ULE: Saturday: 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish), 5 p.m. (Holy Fam ily 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: 7:157:45 a.m. rst Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Satur day and 9-9:45 a.m. Sunday. Ofce Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. S t. James C atholic C hurch, 3380 Placid view Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Sum mer (May 1 to Oct. 31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Week days, 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., rst Satur day at 9 a.m.C HR I ST I A NC ornerstone C hristian C hurch, (Saxon Hall) 1003 West Pine St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Love Christ Love People. Jon Carter, Music Minister. Sunday, 9 a.m. Bi ble Study; 10 a.m. Worship; Communion available each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellowship Group. For more information call 453-7679. S ebring C hristian C hurch, 4514 Ham mock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Josh Knabel (812618-7118), Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sun day 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. Al zheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Ofce hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. First C hristian C hurch (Disciples of C hrist), 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. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.C HR I ST I A N & M I SS I O N ARY A LLI A NC ET he A lliance C hurch of S ebring, 451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875. Call 3821343. 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); Wednes day Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m.C HR I ST I A N S CI E NC EC hristian S cience C hurch, 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, Sci ence 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 lesson-sermons.C HUR C H OF BRETHRE NC hurch of the Brethren, 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 HUR C H OF C HR I STA von Park C hurch of C hrist, 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 class es for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. H eartland church of C hrist, Lakeshore Mall Suite 42 (outside entrance), 901 U.S. Highway 27 N, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday worship, 9 a.m. to noon; Wednesday, Bible study, 7 p.m. Evangelist Carl Ford, (863) 4022159. L ake Placid C hurch of C hrist, 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. Bi ble 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 863465-4636 or visit the website www.thelord sway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. S ebring Parkway C hurch of C hrist, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 3857443. Minister: Kevin Patterson. Times of ser vice are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Ser vice, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. C HUR C H OF G ODC hurch on the R idge, Church of God, Anderson, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sun day, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863) 382-0773.C HUR C H OF N AZARE N EFirst C hurch of the Nazarene of A von Park P.O. Box 1118., Avon Park, FL 338251118. 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 453-4851. C hurch of the Nazarene of L ake Plac id, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednes day evening: All church meal, 6 p.m.; Christian Life Study, 6:45 p.m. Winter Life groups pending. Call 446-1339. Pastor Tim Taylor.C HUR C HES OF C HR I ST IN C HR I ST I A N U NI O N C ommunity Bible C hurch C hurches of C hrist in C hristian Union, (Orange Blos som Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), Avon Park. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eterni ty. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church ac tivities at same time for K-6 grade. Sun day School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday eve ning 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.EP I S C OPA LE piscopal C hurch of the R edeemer A von Park, 910 W. Martin St., Avon Park, FL 33825 (U.S. 27 across from Wells Mo tor Co.). Rev. Canon George Conger. Sunday services: Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m.; Saturday Bible study at 2:15 p.m. Ev eryone is welcome. Come and worship with us; we would love to meet you. Church of ce, 453-5664; fax, 453-4853. Visit us at our website at redeemeravon park.com. Email redeemer1895@aol. com. Call the thrift store for hours open and donation pick up at 664-9668 or 4535664. S t. A gnes E piscopal C hurch, 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Father Scott Walker. Sunday Services: Holy Eucha rist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednes day 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 ofce 385-7649, for more information. S t. Francis of A ssisi A nglican E pisco pal C hurch, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051. Rev. Eliz abeth L. Nelson, Rector. Worship: Sunday, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday Bi ble 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.EVA NG E LIC A L FREE C HUR C H OF AMER IC AT he C hurch of the Way E F CA, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunda1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednes days. 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 provid ed. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Ofce Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: the waychurch@ hotmail.com. Web site: www. TheWayChurch.orgG RA C E BRETHRE NGrace Brethren C hurch, 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 Chil drens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 3853111). Check us out on the Web at www. sebringgrace.org.INDEPE N DE N TFirst C hristian C hurch, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 4535334; on the Web at www.rstchristianap. com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Min ister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesday studies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events.IN TERDE N OM IN AT I O N A L World H arvest and R estoration Ministries, (non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd.,(non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. Phone: 4529777 or 453-3771. Sunday service: Sun day School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meet ing/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers.L UTHERANA tonement L utheran C hurch (ELCA) 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Tho resen 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 rst Sunday of each month after the service. Council meeting is on the rst 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. Je sus went to the temple in a robe and sandals. Quilting classes every Monday at 6 p.m. Look ing for quilters or people willing to learn. Call 840-3303. C hrist L utheran C hurch A von Park LCM 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 celebrat ed every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellow ship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863) 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org. Faith L utheran C hurch LCM S ,2740 Lakeview Dr, Sebring; Church phone: 3857848; Faith Child Development Center: 3853232. Sunday Traditional Worship Service: 8 a.m.; Sunday Praise Worship Service: 10:30 a.m.; Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sun day. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 9:15 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 8 a.m. on WITS 1340AM each Sunday. Educational op portunities 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. Good S hepherd L utheran C hurch (AALC) American Association of Lutheran Church es, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Ser vice, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3852346. New L ife E vangelical L utheran C hurch, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fel lowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more in formation, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 3852293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com. R esurrection L utheran C hurch ELCA, 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 Ser vice is at 7 p.m. Open Communion celebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. T rinity L utheran C hurch LCM S 25 Lakev iew St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots Pre-School director Edu cation Hour, 8:45 a.m.; Worship service, 10 a.m. Holy Communion each rst and third Sunday. Childrens Church scheduled dur ing worship service, 4-year-olds through fth grade. Nursery provided during worship ser vice for infants to 3-year-olds. Seasonal MidWeek Services each Wwednesday evening during Advent and Lent. Call church ofce at 465-5253 or visit the website at www.Trinity lutheranlp.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 -DE N OM IN AT I O N A LBible Fellowship C hurch, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: Ameri can Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed rst and second Worship ser vices. 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 Ser vice, 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 ofce 3851024. C alvary C hurch, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An indepen dent 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 hristian T raining Ministries I nc., on Se bring 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-denomi national ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, caseydowning@hotmail. com. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www.ctmforme.com C rossroads of L ife,148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863-655-9163. The place of your Divine appointment. We ex pect 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 interpret er. We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pasto ers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Grace Bible C hurch, 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 Pro grams, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Faith C enter West Ministry, Restoring Lives, Families & Communities. In the Ban yan 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. Min istries for youth, men and women are held throughout the month. Please attend these Spirit-lled services. Moving Forward in Uni ty. Church ofce, 385-1800 or 655-2748. H ighlands C ommunity C hurch, 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. New Beginnings C hurch of S ebring, wor shiping 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. newbeginningsch urchofsebring.com Begin your week with us. T he L ords S entinel Fellowship C hurch, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Fol som. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More infor mation at www.juanitafolsomministries.com. Union C hurch, 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday traditional wor ship 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. Wednes day night worship with Pastor Tiger Gullett and CrossTalk with Pastor Bill Breylinger at 6 p.m. Breakfast and lunch menus at Sol id Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Ofce: 453-3345. Web page at www.wea reunion.org. Unity L ife E nrichment C entre,new loca tion, 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 Ser vice, 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 extraor dinary. RELIGION M C Y K

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www.newssun.com Sunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B7 PRESBYTERIANCovenant Presbyterian Church (PCA), 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. Pastor Tom Schneider. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional ser vice, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Wednes day 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; e-mail: covpres@strato. net; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org. Ofce hours: 8:3012:30 a.m. Monday-Friday.First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, 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. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. 385-0107. 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, 3:306:30 p.m. Elementary School, 4-5:30 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 ofce for more information and other classes. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 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. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 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 through June. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. rst 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, 6550713; e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarqspace.com.SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTAvon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 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 rst 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 Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. 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.THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTSThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 3829092 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, 7-8:20 p.m. Scouts: rst and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.THE SALVATION ARMYThe Salvation Army Center for Worship. 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. UNITED METHODISTFirst United Methodist Church, 105 S. Pine St., 105 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor John A. Bryant. 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 The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 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. Memorial United Methodist Church, 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 ofce at 465-2422. Lakeview Christian School, VPK to Grade 5, 465-0313. St. John United Methodist Church, 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 Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 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 ofce phone: 655-0040.UNITED CHURCH OF CHRISTEmmanuel United Church of Christ, 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; sebringemmanuelucc.com.P LACES T O WO RS HI P RELIGION The sound of childrens laughter is music to my ears. The sound of my hus bands voice saying, I love you, Im home, I need you, Youre an inspira tion, Thank you, You look lovely, That was a delicious meal, We did it! is music to my ears. How about you? Are there certain expressions that cause emotions to bubble up within you like music coming to the sur face and spilling over? When we see our chil dren and grandchildren after a long span of time, their happy greetings cause a rhythm in my soul that pulsates like musical notes played expressively. Why is it that such pos itive declaration can be compared to music? Music has the ability to evoke emotion in us. It lifts the spirit, warms the heart, and quickens our steps maybe prompting us to dance across the room. I have been blessed to experience the sound of music that lifts praises to God. Through Scripture we are taught that God is pres ent in our praises. So, when we come together and wor ship God through the gift of song or when we lis ten to someone play an instrument and get lost in the music we are expe riencing a divine musical blessing. But there is another place where I hear music. It is in nature. Walk along a nature trail in the fall and hear and feel the breeze as it blows through the trees. It is a song all its own. The shim mering leaves of Aspens in the Rockies are incredibly musical. Theres nothing like hik ing alongside a river or stream that is gurgling and splashing over rocks and limbs to produce a move ment that ows rhythmically. And should the climb lead to a waterfall, it is like a magnicent orchestra reaching a crescendo that touches eyes, ears, heart and soul. A while back, my hus band Ken and I were hiking in Pennsylvania. There hadnt been much rain, but still some waters owed from a once more power ful waterfall. However, the words imprinted near it spoke eloquently of what it must be like in its full ness as it depicted rushing waters and sighing winds combining in cadence. When I am out in the beauty of nature, it is music to my ears to my soul. 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Allegiant by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 7. The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel (Center Street) 8. The Goldnch by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown) 9. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (Razorbill) 10. Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson (Little, Brown) 11. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Knopf Books for Young Readers) 12. Sycamore Row by John Grisham (Doubleday) 13. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking Adult) 14. Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline (William Morrow Paperbacks) 15. Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo (Vintage) 16. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney (Am ulet Books) 17. The Husbands Secret by Liane Moriarty (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam) 18. Frostbite by Richelle Mead (Razorbill) 19. The Witness by Nora Roberts (Jove) 20. Winters Tale by Mark Helprin (Houghton Mifin Harcourt) 21. Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen (Random House) 22. Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead (Razorbill) 23. Six Years by Harlan Coben (Signet) 24. Hollow City by Ranson Riggs (Quirk Books) 25. Until the End of Time by Danielle Steele (Dell) B EST SELLERS M C Y K

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B8 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com MOVIES GEOFF BERKSHIREVarietyLOS ANGELES Even international spies have trouble balancing work and family life, according to Days to Kill, the lat est lightweight action pic from writer-producer Luc Besson, here forming an unlikely (or perhaps un holy) trinity with director McG and star Kevin Cost ner. Surely the goal of the re sulting tonal mishmash was to reignite Costners career a la what hap pened for Liam Neeson after Bessons Taken, but any possibility of sleeperhit status has been fatally compromised by watereddown ght scenes and misguided family man dramatics. The setup plays as if someone (presumably Besson, who is credit ed with the story and cowrote the script) decided to graft the central fatherdaughter relationship from The Descendants onto a Eurotrashy action framework. Superstar CIA eld agent Ethan Renner (Costner) spends so much time on the job that hes completely missed watch ing his daughter, Zooey (Hailee Steinfeld), blos som into a sophisticated teenager. After hes diagnosed with a fatal illness, Ethan retires and resolves to spend more time with his family in Paris, offering to watch Zooey for a week end while his estranged wife, Christine (Connie Nielsen), is away. But re tirement isnt so easy for a man of Ethans skills, and hes promptly recruited by the mysterious Vivi (Am ber Heard), who needs his help in the hunt for a ter rorist mastermind in exchange for experimental drugs that could give Ethan a second lease on life. The conict between the nesse Ethan demon strates in his professional duties and the complete incompetence with which he approaches parenting is meant to be comedic, although the lm doesnt have the light touch of similar spy-family actionlaffers like Mr. and Mrs. Smith, True Lies or McGs own This Means War. Instead, Days to Kill proves surprisingly pofaced about trying to build the bond between Ethan and Zooey, even in the midst of moments as goofy as Dad consoling his daughter on a bad hair day, teaching her to dance or buying her a purple bi cycle just because that was her favorite color as a kid. The sentimental ap proach almost works, thanks to the best efforts of Costner and the nat urally spunky Steinfeld, who may have made a re spectable pair given better material to work with. As it is, the lukewarm family dynamics sit awk wardly alongside equally underwhelming action sequences. Recent sup porting turns in Man of Steel and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit aside, Costner isnt general ly associated with the action genre hes more of a Waterworld-Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves epic-adventure guy and the rote heroics he under takes here wont do much to change that. On multiple occasions, the audience simply wit nesses the aftermath of Ethans handiwork as repped by bodies ly ing motionless on the oor. The notable excep tions arrive in a brief but slickly executed one-onone skirmish in a grocery stores deli section (com plete with resourceful use of the meat grinder and panini press) and a brac ingly staged car chase in the middle of a Parisian neighborhood inspired by Claude Lelouchs Rendez vous and John Frankenheimers Ronin. That chase makes a lovely pairing with McGs other standout sequence: a montage of Ethan rid ing the bike he bought for Zooey through the city streets and parking near the Eiffel Tower. Its a sweet divertissement for the typically boisterous di rector, who overall reins in the bombastic giddiness of his Charlies Angels pictures and abandons the soulless spectacle of Terminator: Salvation to make an action lm thats downright restrained by his standards. Unfortunately, in this case the restraint reads as overly safe. Days to Kill is quite literally bloodless the ght sequences in Taken packed a far more potent punch even with the same PG-13 rating which seems like a missed opportunity. The juxtapo sition of Ethans violent work and gentler pater nal side might have added some desperately needed intrigue to the banal story. Days to Kill, a Rela tivity release, is rated PG13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language. Running time: 113 min utes.3 Days to Kill a fatally compromised spy tale Julian Torres/Relativity Media/MCTAmber Heard, left, and Kevin Costner star in Days to Kill. MOVIE REVIEW C R I T I C S R A T ING: NEW YORK (AP) With nearly every joke substi tuted for a new one, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues will return to movie theaters for one week. Paramount Pictures an nounced Friday that an R-rated version of An chorman 2 with 763 new jokes will play in the U.S. and Britain beginning Feb. 28. Director Adam McKay improvises heavily while making a lm, and found he could swap out prac tically every joke in the lm for an alternative. In a statement, McKay rec ommended die-hard Anchorman fans see the new version, but if youre not, stay very far away.Re-release of Anchorman 2 features 763 new jokes M C Y K

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www.newssun.comSunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B9 SUE MANNINGAssociated PressLOS ANGELES If a scared dog bolts from home, its likely to run as fast and far as it can. But if a house cat panics, its more likely to slink away and stop at the rst good hiding place it nds. Because the getaway is so different, the search has to be, too, said Nan cy Peterson, cat programs manager for the Hu mane Society of the United States and a registered veterinarian technician. Dont run to a shelter or post signs right away, she said. Immediately af ter you notice your pet is missing, search your yard, contact neighbors and show a photo to mail car riers, delivery drivers and paperboys. Most cats that es cape or leave home wont go more than ve hous es away, so you should go to neighbor homes and ask if you can check their backyards, she said. If the cat does get further, its because a dog or another cat chased it. Unfor tunately, the far ther away it gets, the harder it is for it to get home. The search for your feline friend tends to be tougher go ing than if you had lost a dog, experts say. Good Sa maritans often come to the rescue of dog own ers, picking up pooches and making a call to the owner or taking them to a shelter. But there is no cavalry for cats, and do mestic ones are not easily caught you cant just open a car door and coax it to hop in. But you can protect against the loss of your cat by microchipping it and strapping on an ID collar. Even long-lost cats can be found, a joy that Mick ey and June Wilson experienced. When an 8,700acre wildre came close to their Santa Barbara, Calif., home in May 2009, the couple grabbed their cat Morris and evacuated. For one night, they stayed in a motel in Buellton, about 45 miles northwest of Santa Bar bara. When Mickey Wilson went to get luggage from the car, Morris, rambling freely in the second-sto ry room, escaped. Wilson searched everywhere, fol lowing several tips, but came up empty-handed. Heartbroken, Wilson and his wife returned home the next day with out Morris. Relatives went up a few times after that to look but could not nd the cat. Four months later, Wil son got a call from a woman who found Mor ris behind a restaurant at a feral cat feeding station. The station is run by Cata lyst for Cats, Inc., a group of volunteers trying to control the feral cat pop ulation in Santa Barbara County by trapping, ster ilizing and returning and then feeding wild cats in the area. Owned, lost cats show up at feeding stations more often than one would imagine, said Mar ci Kladnik, a Catalyst for Cats volunteer and col umnist for the Cat Writers Association. Morris was in good shape except for the tip of his tail, which was bro ken. If he hadnt had a name tag on his collar, we would never have seen him again, said Wilson, a re tired aircraft engineer. Wilson had to put Morris down about six months ago because of bladder prob lems. He was a special cat, Wil son said. And we enjoyed him up to the very end. Morris dis covery shows even a long search isnt hopeless. Dont give up! Cats can return home months after being lost, Orange Coun ty Animal Control spokesman Ryan Drabek said. But he says that most of the cats the facility takes in each year are feral. Only a third of them are domesticated, he said. But theres always hope if a cat has ID, said Dr. Karen Doc Halligan, au thor and chief veterinary ofcer of the Lucy Pet Foundation. Both my cats have breakaway collars, tags and microchips. That is something all cat owners need to do for their cats, she said. If a lost cat doesnt nd its own way home the rst night, broaden the search. Start checking shelters, post iers and sign up on all the lost-pet apps avail able online. Dont wait too long, said Peterson of the Hu mane Society. Cats are creatures of habit. If they disappear one night and dont reappear by the next, something is proba bly wrong. If you nd your cat, it will probably be skittish. For a cat, danger comes from above so dont stand over a cat. ... Talk to it gently. Pet it, pet it, pet it, pet it, said Klad nik, the author. At home, the cat will be glad to get there. It might be a little needy and will purr and purr. Go back to your normal rou tine. Thats what the cat wants, she said.Online: www.catalystforcats. org; www.humanesociety.orgRunaway cats wont go far but may be hard to findHouse cats take hiding places over open spaces and are probably never far from home MetroInstead of posting signs right away if your cat goes missing, check the neighborhood. Chances are, it didnt stray very far from home. Most cats that escape or leave home wont go more than five houses away, so you should go to neighbor homes and ask if you can check their backyards.Nancy Peterson cat program manager for the Humane Society of the United States The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN M C Y K

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B10 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com rffntbffnf n frnffn f ffnfffnn nnn nnnfnffnnnbn f bfffnffbf fnbfnb f fn rff nt bf t f tf f rf ntbn rfntfrb btbfntf fbtbf tff fbftbfbnbfb bbbbbbnrbtn brfbbbnbbrftrfb fbbbttnbbtnftfbfrrb ntftffbfntftbbnb trfnt Classifiedtn bfbrbrnfnbnbffbftrb bbttnbbntbntrnbrffbb fnrfntntftbnrfbrfb bfbtbfbf bbfbtntftrfbntnbnn nnntnrnfftnbrbbbrnnf nntnfrbnrrbrbn btfrftrbfntrfbtftb bbtnntbbnftftb bffbnrftrbfrftrbbnnrbb bfntfbbbnrnbbttbf tbrftbnb rfffntbtbt ttn tbnnbbtnfntbntn nbn ttf IN THE CIRCUIT COURT 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 31st day of January,2014,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 7th day of March,2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 22,BLOCK 4,SEBRING RIDGE,SECTION G,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12,AT PAGE 28,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA Case No:FC 13-737 WALTER H.ROLLF,Petitioner and PAULA ROBIN ROLLF,Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION TO:Paula Robin Rollf YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any,to Walter Rollf, 1995 County Line Rd.,#5,Avon Park,FL 33825,on or before March 10,2014,and file the original with the Clerk of Court,430 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870,either before service on Petitioner,or immediately thereafter,otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. DATED 8/1/13 Robert W.Germaine,Clerk of Court By:E.Krumholz,As Deputy Cler k January,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLER K Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Cler k 888110684 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice,please contact the Court Administration Office at (863) 534-4690.If you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V),via Florida Relay Service. 665110997 February 16,23,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.28-2011-CA-000656 WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A. Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS,GRANTEES, DEVISEES,LIENORS,TRUSTEES,AND CREDITORS OF FRANCES I.DRIGGERS, DECEASED; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS,GRANTEES,DEVISEES,LIENORS,TRUSTEES,AND CREDITORS OF DEBORAH JEAN DRIGGERS, DECEASED; DUSTIN COLE DRIGGERS; JOHN BLAKE LOWRY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DUSTIN COLE DRIGGERS; 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; CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA; 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 January 28,2014,in this cause,in the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida,described as: LOT 15,BLOCK 5,OF SEBRING VILLAS SUBDIVISION,FIRST ADDITION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4,PAGE 83,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. a/k/a 4730 COCO PALM DR.,SEBRING,FL 33870-5301 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder, for cash,in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse,located at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870-3867,Highlands County,Florida,at eleven o'clock a.m.,on March 6,2014. 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 29th day of S P R I N G L A K E I M P R O V E M E N T D I S T R I C T R E Q U E S T F O R Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S F O R A N N U A L F I N A N C I A L A U D I T S E R V I C E S Proposals for Annual Financial Audit Services will be received in the Administrative Office,Spring Lake Improvement District,115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring,FL 33876 by no later than March 10, 2014. S C O P E O F S E R V I C E S :Spring Lake Improvement District is soliciting the services of an independent certified public accounting firm to provide annual external independent financial auditing services to the District for a period of up to five (5) years beginning with an audit of the financial statements of the District for its fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.The District desires the auditor to express an opinion on the fair presentation of the Districts basic financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles and any other value added services that may be part of the contract. Additionally,please include optional services in overseeing State and Federal Grants. C o n t a c t : J o e D e C e r b o D i s t r i c t M a n a g e r S p r i n g L a k e I m p r o v e m e n t D i s t r i c t 1 1 5 S p r i n g L a k e B l v d S e b r i n g F L 3 3 8 7 6 ( 8 6 3 ) 6 5 5 1 7 1 5 p h o n e ( 8 6 3 ) 6 5 5 4 4 3 0 f a x j d e c e r b o @ s p r i n g l a k e f l c o m O f f i c e H o u r s : M o n d a y F r i d a y 8 : 0 0 a m t o 4 : 3 0 p m Joe DeCerbo District Manager February 16,23,2014 February 16,23,2014pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 30th day of January,2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W.GERMAINE By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 327611/1024913/anp February 16,23,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:08000710GCS DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY,AS TRUSTEE FOR MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC TRUST 2006-NC4 Plaintiff, vs. MAYDELIS RODRIGUEZ, ALAIN GARCIA,UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MAYDELIS RODRIGUEZ, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ALAIN GARCIA,ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH, UNDER,AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHOA RE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS,DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, NEW CENTURY MORTGAGE CORPORATION,JOHN DOE, JANE DOE,AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given,pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on January 29,2014,in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida described as: LOT 10,IN BLOCK 14,OF ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES,UNIT 7,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGE 26,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as:5740 WOLF LAKE RD,SEBRING,FL 33875; including the building,appurtenances,and fixtures located therein,at public sale,to the highest and best bidder,for cash,Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870,on March 6,2014 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis DEVISEES,GRANTEES,ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS,LIENORS,AND TRUSTEES,AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED 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 145,LAKE SEBRING ESTATES,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4,PAGE 79,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 March 18, 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 13th day of February,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 (voice),(863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service),as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible.Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. February 23; March 2,2014 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-000095-XXAX-MX U.S.BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF CITIGROUP MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST INC.ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-AHL2 Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,CREDITORS,LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF DONNA F.CLUTE A/K/A DONNA LEE CLUTE,DECEASED; SAMANTHA THARPE,HEIR; SAMANTHA THARPE,PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE DONNA CLUTE; CHARLES BROCKUNIER,HEIR; ALEXANDER CLUTE,MINOR HEIR; SAMANTHA THARPE, AS PARENT OR NATURAL GUARDIAN OF ALEXANDER CLUTE; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S),IF REMARRIED,AND IF DECEASED,THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.13000527GCAXMX CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. VALERIE GOODE,et.al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 13,2014,and entered in Case No. 13000527GCAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY,is the Plaintiff and VALERIE GOODE; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,ACTION ON BEHALF OF THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) are the Defendant(s).Robert Germaine as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash,the Jury Assembly Room 430 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870, at 11:00 A.M.on March 18,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 7,BLOCK 215,OF A RESUBDIVISION OF PLACID LAKES SECTION SEVEN,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 72,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus 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 13th day of February,2014. 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. 13-00542 February 23; March 2,2014 By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the Clerk of the Court's disability coordinator at 590 S COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FL 33870, 863-534-4686 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 21844.0173/SDeGracia February 23; March 2,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.28-2013-CA-000176 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD A.BUSH,et.al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 28-2013-CA-000176 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida,wherein SRMOF II 2012-1 TRUST U.S.BANK TRUST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY AS TRUSTEE is the Plaintiff,and RICHARD A.BUSH,et.al.,are Defendants,I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at,JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT COURTHOUSE,430 S.COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING,FL 33870,at the hour of 11:00 A.M.on the 18th day of March,2014,the following described property: A PORTION OF LOTS 9,10,11,AND 14, BLOCK 92,OF LAKEWOOD TERRACES,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2,PAGE 50,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA,BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 11; THENCE NORTH 50 DEGREES 01'40'' EAST,ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF CIRCLE DRIVE,A DISTANCE OF 115.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 36 DEGREES 36'36'' EAST,A DISTANCE OF 146.18 FEET; THENCE NORTH 60 DEGREES 11'41'' EAST,A DISTANCE OF 162.31 FEET TO A POINT LYING ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF WESTMINISTER ROAD TO A POINT ON A NON-TANGENT CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OF 817.00 FEET,A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 01 DEGREES 03'13',AND A CHORD BEARING OF SOUTH 33 DEGREES 04'57'' EAST,15.02 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE ARC AND ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE,A DISTANCE OF 15.02 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 60 DEGREES 11'41'' WEST,A DISTANCE OF 262.31 FEET TO THE POINT LYING ON THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF WILSON AVENUE AND TO A POINT ON A NON-TANGENT CURVE TO THE LEFT,HAVING A RADIUS OF 558.80 FEET,A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 14 DEGREES 44'12'',AND A CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 42 DEGREES 26'51'' WEST,143.33 FEET; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG THE ARC AND ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE,A DISTANCE OF 143.72 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED at Sebring,Highlands County, Florida this 13th day of February,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court P.C.,Attorney for Plaintiff,whose address is 100 W.Cypress Creek Road,Suite 1045, Fort Lauderdale,Florida 33309 within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in THE NEWS-SUN,file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. 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,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863)534-4690,within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice of Action; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863)534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 14th day of February,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk File Number:12-15268 February 23; March 2,2014 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.:13000905CA WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2004-3,MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2004-3; Plainitff, vs. A NNALEIGH WINSTON ERDMANN A /K/A ANNALEIGH W.ERDMANN A /K/A ANNALEIGH P.WINSTON ERDMANN INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE A NNALEIGH WINSTON ERDMANN DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED OCTOBER 11,2007; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF A NNALEIGH WINSTON ERDMANN A /K/A ANNALEIGH W.ERDMANN A /K/A ANNALEIGH P.WINSTON ERDMANN; A NY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER AND A GAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS,DEVISEES, GRANTEES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CITY OF SEBRING,FLORIDA; FIRST NATIONAL BANK NORTH PLATTE; UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE ANNALEIGH WINSTON ERDMANN DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED OCTOBER 11,2007; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT #3 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT #4 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): UNKNOWN HEIRS,BENEFICIARIES,DEVISSES,ASSIGNEES,LIENORS,CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF ANNALEIGH WINSTON ERDMANN DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED OCTOBER 11,2007 Last Known Address UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 796,SEBRING RIDGE SECTION ``D'', A CCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE(S) 14,PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. a/k/a 2812 VALERIE BLVD,SEBRING,FL 33870 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any,to it,on Marinosci Law Group, 1050Legals rf

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w ww.newssun.com Sunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B11 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.28-2013-CA-000357 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, vs. SALLY FORD A/K/A SALLY M.FORD A /K/A SALLYE HART FORD, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SALLY FORD A /K/A SALLY M.FORD A /K/A SALLYE HART FORD, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed February 5,2014 in Civil Case No. 28-2013-CA-00357 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Sebring,Florida,the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes on the 7th day of March,2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 11840 and 11841,AVALON PARK LAKES,UNIT 37,according to plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5,Page 69,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens,must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 6th day of February,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY:/s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.11000007 HOY FAMILY,LLC, vs. EDIBURGA DE JESUS,ADVANCED HOMEBUILDERS,INC.,UNKNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A ELIZABETH CRUZ, UNKNOWN TENANT #2 N/K/A ANGEL CRUZ, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed January 30,2014 in Civil Case No. 11000007 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Sebring,Florida,the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce A venue,Sebring,FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes on the 18th day of March,2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,to-wit: Lots 9 through 12,inclusive,in Block 78, A von Park Lakes Redhill Farms Addition,Unit No.``G'',according to plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 5,Pages 49 through 56,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens,must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19th day of December,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 2209279 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,within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. February 23; March 2,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:282010CA000282AOOOXX BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., Plaintiff, vs. GENE A.HENDRIX,JR.; MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; JODI L. HENDRIX; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); 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 13th day of January,2014,and entered in Case No.282010CA000282AOOOXX,of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein BANK OF AMERICA,N.A.is the Plaintiff and GENE A.HENDRIX,JR.,MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION,JODI L.HENDRIX and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) 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 18th day of March,2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 8,BLOCK M,SPRING LAKE VILLAGE II, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 43,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 13th day of January,2014. Robert W.Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 10-08258 February 23; March 2,2014 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 3rd day of February,2014. Robert W.Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp 08-66953 February 16,23,2014 1050LegalsDUMMY 2014 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00034894

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B12 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, February 23, 2014 www.newssun.com CHECK YOUR ADPlease 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 1100AnnouncementsNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS AND INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE Please take notice that public hearings will be held at 6:00 p.m.on the 4th day of March,2014,and at 6:00 p.m.on the 18th day of March,2014,at the City Council Chambers,368 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870.After the second hearing,Ordinance No.1374 will be presented to the City Council for adoption upon its second and final reading.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 SUBSECTION 26-217(b) OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF SEBRING BY CORRECTING THE SCRIVENER'S ERROR OF CITING SUBSECTION 26-218(a) INSTEAD OF SUBSECTION 26-217(a); 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 ACCORDANCE 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 February 23,2014 and again on March 2,2014. /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 February 23; March 2,2014 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR A SPECIAL EXCEPTION REQUEST HEARING NO.1,746 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the HIGHLANDS COUNTY Board of Adjustment on the 11th day of March,2014,beginning at 3:00 P.M.,or as soon thereafter as possible,in the County Commissioners Board Room,Highlands County Government Center Building,600 South Commerce Ave.,Sebring,Florida,to consider a Special Exception to allow commercial activity directly serving agricultural pursuits and limited to the service of agricultural pursuits,within the area described as follows:An approximate 20.28 acre parcel located approximately 5.8 miles south of the intersection of US 27 and SR 70,on Leisure Lane; the address being 193 Leisure Lane,Venus,Florida; and legally described as follows:Lots 14 and 15,Sandy Pines Estates Unrecorded Subdivision,plus interest in access road to subdivision,Highlands County,Florida. Any person or persons interested or affected by this change are invited to attend this hearing.You may submit comments in writing to the attention of Linda Conrad,Zoning Supervisor,P.O.Box 1926, Sebring,Florida 33871-1926,or you may call (863) 402-6638,for further information.Please reference the above hearing number when calling or writing. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD AT THE TIME AND PLACE SPECIFIED ABOVE.ANY PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THIS COMMITTEE/GROUP,IN PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS,AND THAT,FOR SUCH PURPOSE,HE OR SHE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE,WHICH RECORD WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AND THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA,DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF ANY INDIVIDUAL'S DISABILITY STATUS.THIS NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE THE BOARD'S FUNCTIONS,INCLUDING ONE'S ACCESS TO,PARTICIPATION,EMPLOYMENT OR TREATMENT IN ITS PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES.ANYONE REQUIRING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OR SECTION 286.26,FLORIDA STATUTES, SHOULD CONTACT MRS.MELISSA BRUNS,ADA COORDINATOR AT 863-402-6509 (VOICE),VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE 711,OR BY E-MAIL: MBR UNS@HCBCC.ORG .REQUEST FOR CART OR INTERPRETER SERVICES SHOULD BE MADE AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE TO PERMIT COORDINATION OF THE SERVICE. ONE OR MORE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE MEETING. Rick Ingler,Chairman February 23,28,2014 NOTICE OF DISPOSITION ACCORDING TO THE FLORIDA SELF STORAGE FACILITY ACT THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOCATED AT THE STORAGE PLACE OF AVON PARK,395 CR 17A WEST,AVON PARK,FL 33825 WILL BE DISPOSED OF TO AN AUCTIONEER ON MARCH 17,2014 AT 10:00 AM.ALL UNITS ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHER WISE STATED. Names and unit numbers are as follows: NAME UNIT NUMBER Lela Davis 116 Carrie Cravey 216 DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORDS LIEN MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS,UNDER FLORIDA LAW, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE IN CASH. February 23; March 2,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 14-36 Division Probate IN RE:ESTATE OF JOAN FELLINGER CULLEN a.k.a.JOAN M.CULLEN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JOAN FELLINGER CULLEN a.k.a.JOAN M. CULLEN,deceased,whose date of death was January 3,2014,and whose social security number is XXX-XX-3518,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 430 S.Commerc 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 AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 16,2014. Personal Representative: /s/ C.David Dick 280 Aqua Marine Drive Oak Point,Texas 75068 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ David F.Lanier E-Mail Address:lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No.045399 DAVID F.LANIER P.O.Box 400 Avon Park,Florida 33826-0400 Telephone:(863)453-4457 January 26; February 2,2014OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION You are hereby notified that the public Logic and Accuracy (L & A) testing of the voting and tabulation equipment to be used for the March 11,2014 City of Sebring election will begin at 9:00 a.m.on Friday, February 28,2014 at 4500 Kenilworth Blvd.Suite 102,Sebring,FL.After testing at the warehouse is completed,the remainder of the testing will be at the Supervisor of Elections Office,located at 580 South Commerce Avenue,Room 201A,Sebring,FL on the same day. If you have any questions,please call the Supervisor of Elections office at 402-6655. Note:Any person who might wish to appeal any decision made at this meeting is hereby advised that he will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which will include the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based per Section 286.0105. Kathy Haley,CMC City Clerk City of Sebring February 23,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 14-61 Division IN RE:ESTATE OF HUGO T.PEREIRA Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Hugo T.Pereira,deceased,whose date of death was December 24,2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court,Florida, Probate Division,the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 16,2014. Personal Representative: Stephen Pereira 72 Tirrell Road Bedford,NH 03110 Matthew Pereira 13009 Shadow Ridge Road Lindale,TX 75771 BREED & NUNNALLEE,P.A. A ttorneys for Personal Representatve 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING,FL 33870 By:/s/ E Mark Breed III E.MARK BREED III Florida Bar No.338702 Email Address:service@bnpalaw.com February 16,23,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.13-526-CA SUNCOAST SCHOOLS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. CHRISTOPHER E.GOODWIN; JENNIFER NICOLE GOODWIN; Unknown Spouse of CHRISTOPHER E.GOODWIN,if any; Unknown Spouse of JENNIFER NICOLE GOODWIN,if any; WATERSEDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF LAKE PLACID,INC.; and A NY UNKNOWN PERSONS IN POSSESSION, Defendants. CLERK'S NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY given that pursuant to a Final Judgment in Foreclosure entered in the above-entitled cause in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,I will sell at public sale to the highest bidder for cash,at the Highlands County Courthouse,in the Jury Assembly Room,at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870,at 11:00 a.m., on the 18th day of March,2014,that certain parcel of real property situated in Highlands County,Florida,described as follows: Lot 19,of Watersedge Subdivision,according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 15,at Page 58,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. DATED this 13th day of February,2014. BOB GERMAINE,CLERK Circuit Court of Highlands County By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk February 23; March 2,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.12-001144 GCS M & T BANK, vs. JOSE M.RIESGO,BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,LAKE HAVEN ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC., UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2 N/K/A KENT LITTERFIELD,UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1 N/K/A SHANON LITTERFIELD,UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSE M.RIESGO N/K/A JANE DOE, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered January 29,2014 in Civil Case No. 12-001144 GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Sebring,Florida,the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45,Florida Statutes on the 6th day of March,2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,to-wit: Lot 5,Block 23,of LAKE HAVEN ESTATES SECTION TWO,according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 7,Page 61,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens,must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 30th day of January,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 2358119 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,within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. February 16,23,2014 2322787 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,within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. February 16,23,2014 1050Legals 2100Help Wanted 2100Help Wanted 2100Help WantedHIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFFS DEPT. 3X4 AD # 00036045 HIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFFS DEPT. 3X4 AD # 00036062

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w ww.newssun.com Sunday, February 23, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B13 FORD ASTRO1989. Runs good. Perfect for work truck. $700. Call 863-699-9429 or 863-243-4019 9450Automotive for SaleKAWASAKI VULCAN1500. 1988, Good condition, 20,000 miles, new tires, leather saddle bags. $1850.00 or best offer. 863-465-7112 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 TransportationWEIDER PROHOME GYM Weight System 38 Exercises. Like New / Hardly Used. $200. 863-452-1927 8150Fitness & ExerciseEquipmentTRACKER BASSPRO & Trailer, trim tilt, trolling motor. Many accessories. Excel cond. Custom cover included. $2750. SOLD!!!!! 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eigh t weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies CUB CADETLTX1040 MOWER AS GOOD AS NEW. SERVICED WITH NEW BATTERY AND CARBURETOR. THE CLOCK HAS LESS THAN 35HRS. CONTACT VIJAY ON 863-699-6923 BETWEEN 10AM AND 7PM PRICE $1000 CRAFTSMAN 42''CUT LAWN TRACTOR Very good condition with bag attachments in excellent condition, $450 OBO. 863-446-0034 CRAFTSMAN 42"Lawn Tractor 2012 ( Used 40 hrs) Still under Warranty) Complete w/ Trailer, Dump Cart & Mo Jack. Almost like new. $950. Firm. 863-402-2285 7400Lawn & GardenWANTED CHEVROLETS-10, 2 wheel drive, standard shift, in the 90's. Any engine, good or bad. Good body. 810-516-9152 7340Wanted to BuySEBRING -GREAT SALE Sat., March 1, 8400 Pine Glen Rd. Everything you could imagine! Pressure cleaner, baby beds, clothing for all ages! Something for the big girls too! Old toys! Bikes and hot wheels, Chevy truck engine. 7320Garage &Yard Sales WEIGHT BENCHwith 80 pounds. $75. Good Condition. 863-453-3398 PROJECTION T.V.60". Works. $100. Call 863-453-6391 NEW BLACKAND DECKER Hedge Trimmer $20. 863-243-8643 LOVESEAT /BEIGEEarth Tone Stripe, Upholstered w/2 Extra Pillows. ONLY $35 OBO (not a sleeper) Cash Only! 863-471-2502 KITCHEN TABLEw/6 chairs. Good cond. Light oak. $100. 863-453-6391 GOLF CLUBS(Full Set) Leather Trimmed Bag / Head Covers / Pull Cart w/ fold down attached seat. $40. 863-385-7295 FLAT SCREENTV SANYO H.D. 26 INCH. Good Condition. $50. 863-243-8643 FISHER PRICERain Forest Design Infant Swing and Activity & Gym. Very Good Condition. Both for $50. 863-381-2600 DRIVER /MEN'S NIKE $45. 863-453-3398 DINETTE SETBlond w/4 chairs. Excel. cond. Call 863-253-1667 BEIGE RECLINER$50. Great shape. Call 863-253-1667 7310Bargain Buys PEDESTAL TABLELt wood, w/ 2 chairs $200 / 2 Bars Stools, Dk wood 28" $40 / Computer Desk $35 / High Chair $30 / Pack N Play $35 / Tricycle $15. Call 863-453-3398 HOT TUB 4'9" x 6'7". Good cond. $700. Call 863-991-0584 7300MiscellaneousBEAUTIFUL GENTLYused home theater organ/bench. New price near $60,000, purchased locally from Fletcher Music. Top line model, still one of the best home instruments on the market From estate of home in Highlands Village, proceeds to church ministry. $9800 obo, no trades. Call Pastor Gerald Webber at 863-214-4859 for appointment. 7260MusicalMerchandise 7000 Merchandise SEBRING 3/2,1450 sq. ft. New A/C, 1 car over sized garage. 1 yr. Lease, 1st/last. $800/mo. + deposit. Includes lawn care, must have references. Call Tony 863-446-3082 SEBRING 2/1.5,garage, study room, new kitchen, tile floors, & basic appliances. CHA. $650/mo. 863-873-6099. SEBRING 1,2 & 3 BR Homes. $450 to $700 Per Month. First & Last Months Rent, Required. Call 863-655-3504 SEBRING *Woodlawn Elementary* Area 3BR, 1BA, Refurbished, Fenced in yard, New A/C/Heat, New paint. Section 8 approved. $200.00 Walmart Gift Card!! 863-646-2330 6300Unfurnished HousesRELAX ATLake Isis Villas** Luxurious ** 1 BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting.RENTED!!!! 6200UnfurnishedApartments 6000 RentalsSEBRING DOUBLE-WIDE28 x 40. 2/2. Well maintained. Open floor plan, w/vaulted ceiling. Heated pool, & other amenities. Oakridge MHP. $12,900. 863-471-6516 5050Mobile HomesFor SalePALM HARBORHOMES 2014 models are here! $8,500 Pre Construction Savings John Lyons @ 800-622-2832 ext 210 for details 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile Homes MAUSOLEUM UNITS.(2). Oak Hill Cemetery. Lake Placid. $900. Call 863-449-0101 LAKEVIEW MEMORIALGARDENS side by side Deluxe Companion External Crypts. $5,000. Call 863-452-5860 4280Cemetery LotsTHE BLUFFSOF SEBRING: For Sale by Owners: 55+, Amenities include stocked lake, heated pool spa, clubhouse, fitness room, tennis, chipping/putting area, library (books, videos, wi-fi stations). One unit is 2 BR/2BA, ground level, covered parking storage shed for $85K, second is 3 BR/2BA, ground level, lots of upgrades for $106K. Shown by appointment only, Phone 863-382-2853 or 863-385-4654 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial TREE COMPANYSEEKING F/T Employee. Experienced in Tree Work w/CDL. Call 863-655-1838 TESOL ADJUNCTINSTRUCTOR (P/T)Open until filled. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132.EA/EO. EXPERIENCED RESIDENTIAL ROOFERS NEEDED Call 863-402-9161 2100Help Wanted NIGHT AUDITOR, HOTEL JACARANDA Part-time, primarily 10 p.m. 2 a.m. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. Open until filled. 863-784-7132.EA/EO/VETERAN'S PREF. LOOKING FORLPN P/T for 24 bed ICF in Avon Park. We have a casual work environment with home-like setting. Apply online atwww.jobs.thementornetwork.com/floridaQuestions call 863-452-5141 ask for Angelina or Melissa LABORERS WITH CLEAN RECORD, Transportation, and No Wimps. Mid State Dewatering Call 863-385-2122 LABORERS WITHClean Record, Transportation, and No Wimps. Call 863-385-2122 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. 2100Help WantedFULL TIMEExperienced Hospitalist ARNP Needed for Local Sebring Hospital Please send resume to s.dyal@achhospitalist.com 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 ComfortKeepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 EXPANDING DAYSPA, Job Opportunity for a Massage Therapist, Stylist & Nail Tech. at a well Established & Successful Day Spa the Studio of Health & Beauty, MM21553. 1951 US 27 S. Sebring 33870. 863-386-0822. 2100Help Wanted DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS P/T, wanted for Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults. HS diploma or 1 year associated experience, valid FL Drivers License and clean criminal background req. Please complete application at www.jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida863-452-5141 CERTIFIED DIETARYMANAGER Royal Care of Avon Park currently has a FT position available for a CDM with long term care experience, computer experience a plus. Excellent benefit package available, salary based on experience. A pply in person at Royal Care of A von Park, 1213 W Stratford Rd., A von Park, FL (863) 453-6674. EOE, M/F, DFWP. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Independent Contractor wanted for FREE and established Mission Foods Direct Store Delivery (DSD) route in Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid areas. Product consists of tortillas and chips. Growth opportunity exists for qualified candidates with GOOD credit. If interested, please contact Robert Chencinski at (863) 640-3249 for more information. A /C INSTALLERw/at least 2yrs. experience. Electrician w/at least 3 yrs.+. Journeymen preferred. Pay negotiable. Bring resume to: Air & Electrical Services 4715 US HWY. 27S. Sebring HAIRSTYLISTS. YOUdon't need to pay outrageous booth rent to work in a beautiful salon. Great Location. Call Lois at 863-385-2728 or 863-414-6903 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment rf AGERO 3X10.5 AD # 00036107 SFCC-HUMAN RESOURCES 2X2 AD #00035971 SFCC-HUMAN RESOURCES 2X3 AD # 00035900DAWN DELL 1X4 AD # 00035559AT HOME PROFESSIONALS 2X3 AD # 00036081 BRENMAR ADVERTISING 2X5 AD # 00036110AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00035576 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00035577

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