The news-sun

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Title:
The news-sun
Uniform Title:
News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title:
Sunday news-sun
News sun
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v. : ill. ;
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English
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Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication:
Sebring Fla
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June 7, 2013
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Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lake Placid (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Avon Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Highlands County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Lake Placid
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
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27.495556 x -81.444444 ( Place of Publication )

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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
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Also published for Avon Park.

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University of Florida
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HeartlandLocally Owned, Locations National Bank Community Minded www.heartlandnb.com Location: Put Address and telephone Add FDIC and Equal Housing Lender Send a copy of the final add to jwalker@heartlandnb.com locally owned community minded HeartlandLocally Owned, Locations National Bank Community Minded www.heartlandnb.com Location: Put Address and telephone Add FDIC and Equal Housing Lender Send a copy of the final add to jwalker@heartlandnb.com HeartlandLocally Owned, Locations National Bank Community Minded www.heartlandnb.com Location: Put Address and telephone Add FDIC and Equal Housing Lender Send a copy of the final add to jwalker@heartlandnb.com Avon Park800 West Main St.863.453.6000Lake Placid600 U.S. Hwy 27 N.863.699.1300Sebring327 U.S. Hwy 27 N.863.386.1300Sun n Lake North5033 U.S. Hwy 27 N.863.386.1322www.heartlandnb.com NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 192775 Gift ideas for moms who like to cookB1Chasing Tails puppy store now openB5Three bids submitted for clay pit targeted as gun range in APA6 VOL. 95 NO.48 Return of the 90s; T-storm possible High 90 Low 68 Details on B12Arts/Entertainment B3 Business ................ B5 Classi eds .............. B8 Dear Abby ................ B2 Obituaries .............. A6 Lottery Numbers ...... A2 Religion .................. B6 Sports on TV ......... A10 Sudoku Puzzle......... B2 facebook.com/ newssun twitter.com/ thenewssun Three-run sixth inning propels Avon Park to victory in 9-4A title game against McKeel Academy DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT CHAMPS CHAMPS CHAMPS A9 www.newssun.com Sunday, April 27, 2014 BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterLAKE PLACID Deputies didnt have to wait long to nd their shooting suspect: Travis Devon Wiggins, 41, turned himself in at 9:45 a.m. Friday. Deputies had announced on Wednesday that they were looking for the Lake Placid man in connection with the shooting death of Lee Andrew Thomas Jr., 34, of Moore Haven during an early-morning party Monday in the Highway Park area. Wiggins, of 108 Aaron Dr. Apt. 20, Lake Placid, is charged with second degree murder and possession of a rearm or ammunition by a convicted felon. He is currently being held in the Highlands County Jail under a no bond status. Deputies issued a warrant for Wiggins after investigating the case for less than two days. The shooting took place at or shortly before 2 a.m. in the area of Highway Park Caf, an unmarked business near the corner of Vision Street and Crestmore Street. Deputies gave Thomas rst aid and called for an ambulance, but he died from his injuries at Florida Hospital Special to the News-SunAVON PARK More than a dozen students have completed South Florida State Colleges (SFSC) rst bachelors degree program, the Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management (BASSM), and plans for the future are as varied as their individuality. Students Juana Ayala, Michael First bachelors degree students set to graduate from SFSC Courtesy photoSouth Florida State Colleges rst Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management (BAS-SM) graduates will celebrate Commencement on May 6. Front row, from left are Michael Gergen, Hope Kraft, Juana Ayala, Teresa Miranda and Francisco Lozano. Second row, from left are Austin Mock, Melony Hughes, Gaylin Thomas and Gail Cushing. Third row, from left are Clark Zelyk, Andrew Foreman, Lauren Beasley, Kayla Woods and Dusty Mendoza. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK A new bachelors degree will be available at South Florida State College that is geared towards working adults seeking to earn a bachelor of science in nursing degree (BSN). The college launches the new degree program in fall 2014 at SFSCs Highlands Campus. SFSCs BSN program is a limited-access, twoyear program for students who hold an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or its equivalent and a Registered Nursing (RN) license in Florida. The program will incorporate prior nursing education and experience with advanced nursing practice, theory, concepts, and leadership skills. BSN course work will address topics related to leadership and management, informatics, community SFSC to offer bachelors degree in nursing Shooting suspect turns himself in WIGGINSSEE STUDENTS | A6SEE NURSING | A6An Edition of the SunSEE SUSPECT | A6 BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterAVON PARK Almost all students at Walker Memorial Academy are passing classes this year. Principal Bill Farmer thinks it has to do with their iPads. We run a D and F list in high school (classes), but the list is almost gone, Farmer said. I have to think there is something there. Something has turned them on. That something, he said, is putting an iPad in the hands of every one of the private schools seventh through 12th grade students approximately 110 devices as well as in the hands of every teacher and a supply of 30 available at iPads stretch minds, grades at Walker Memorial Academy Phil Attinger/News-SunCameron Willis, sophomore at Walker Memorial Academy, demonstrates how Schoology assignment management app for iPad allows him to save an assignment in several formats and send it to the server for his teachers to see and grade. Theyre not playing games SEE WALKER | A4 BY BARRY FOSTERNews-Sun CorrespondentSEBRING There will be an emergency situation in Highlands County next week, but its all part of a plan. Actually, it will be a disaster drill designed to provide hands-on training for county employees, rst responders and personnel at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Also participating in Tuesday mornings exercise will be the Highlands County Sheriffs Of ce, Sebrings police and re departments, the Aeromed II helicopter, the Highlands County Health Department, Highlands County Emergency Management operations, HRMC staff as well as various members of the local news media. People are going to be seeing a lot of activity around the hospital that morning, said Highlands County Public Information Of cer Gloria Rybinski. We just want people to know that this is just a Sebring facing disasterBut its just a drill planned for TuesdayMother sues HRMC after daughter has sex in ICUA3SEE DRILL | A4

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A2 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com Mark KaylorKaylor, Kaylor, & Leto P.A. Social Security Disability 863-382-1900 www.KKLLaw.com Mark KaylorKaylor, Kaylor, & Leto P.A. Workers Compensation Law 863-382-1900 2141 Lakeview Dr., Sebring www.KKLLaw.com http//:www.newssun.com The News-Sun (USPS ISSN 0163-3988) is published every Sunday, Wednesday & Friday. Periodical 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 Sun Newspapers. Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the written 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 ACCURACYThe 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.OFFICE 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: 385-2453SUBSCRIPTION RATESHome 12 mos. T ax T otal $72.22 $5.06 $77.28 In Florida mail 12 mos. T ax T otal $107.24 $7.51 $114.75 Out of Florida mail 12 mos. T ax T otal $122.41 $8.57 $130.98 Your newspaper is delivered by an independent contractor. If you do not receive your home delivered newspaper by 6 a.m. on any publication date, please phone the circulation department before 10 a.m. on Wednesday and Friday, and before 11 a.m. Sunday. A replacement copy will be delivered to you. Subscribers who notify us after said times will be issued an account credit. Deadlines for subscription changes are noon Tuesday for the Wednesday edition, noon Thursday for the Friday edition and noon Friday for the Sunday edition. Changes received after the times stated will be processed on the following publication date.OBITUARIES AND ANNOUNCEMENTSEmail all obituaries and death notices to obits@newssun.com Email all other announcements to editor@newssun.comPLACE A CLASSIFIED ADFrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F (863) 385-6155, ext. 505 or (863) 314-9876RETAIL ADVERTISINGMitch Collins 386-5626 mitch.collins@newssun.com Vickie Watson 386-5631 vickie.watson@newssun.com Terri Lee 386-5628 terri.lee@newssun.comLEGAL ADVERTISINGJanet Emerson 385-6155, ext. 596 legals@newssun.comNEWSROOM 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 Writer, 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 WASHINGTON Publisher and Executive Editor romona.washington@newssun.com 385-6155, ext. 515 NEWS-SSUnN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927LOTTERYen CASH 3 Wednesday, April 23 Day: 6-3-4 Night: 5-2-0 Thursday, April 24 Day: 3-8-7 Night: 1-4-8 Friday, April 25 Day: 1-8-3 Night: 6-4-8 PLAY 4Wednesday, April 23 Day: 2-1-9-6 Night: 6-3-7-8 Thursday, April 24 Day: 3-3-0-8 Night: 6-2-0-0 Friday, April 25 Day: 4-9-8-0 Night: 0-4-0-9 FANTASY 5 Wednesday, April 23 19-22-26-31-32 Thursday, April 24 12-17-21-22-27 Friday, April 25 2-4-11-18-32LOTTOWednesday, April 23 22-23-35-39-48 X-3 Saturdays Jackpot: $38 millionPOWERBALLWednesday, April 23 19-25-29-36-48 PB-12 X-4 Saturdays Jackpot: $40 millionMEGA MONEYFriday, April 25 18-21-31-42 PB-18 Todays Jackpot: $1.2 millionMEGA MILLIONSFriday, April 25 3-11-18-20-66 PB-9 X-2 Todays Jackpot: $68 million CENTRAL FL HEARING SERVICES Dr. Andrea LivingstonBoard Certied Doctor of Audiology863-386-9111 Gossett retires from National GuardSEBRING Lieutenant Colonel Gary R. Gossett Jr. recently retired from the Florida Army National Guard after more than 30 years of military ser vice. During his tenure, Gossett served on active duty with the U.S. Army during Desert Storm, the IRAQ Invasion, the Global War on Terror, and recently during the Syrian Crisis. He served the state of Florida on active duty dur ing every major state disaster since 1985. This ser vice included Hurricane Andrew and the historic hurricanes of 2004-2005. Locally, Gossett commanded artillery batteries in Avon Park and Wauchula. He was also recently awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal by Headquarters, U.S. European Command for his active service in the Missile Defense Division of that Command during 2012 and 2013.Whats Up meeting to be heldSEBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will host its monthly Whats Up Downtown Sebring? meeting at 5:30 / p.m. Tuesday at the Highlands Museum of the Arts (MoTA), 351 W. Center Ave. (behind Library) in Downtown Sebrings Cultural Center. Visit www. DowntownSebring.org.Highlands Hammock summer tram schedule setSEBRING Highlands Hammock State Parks guided, narrated tram tour tht runs through the park and into restricted areas where visitors may observe alligators, water birds, and other wildlife will be limited to running at 1:30 / p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays effective April 28 through the summer months. The regular schedule will resume in the fall at which time the tram will run at 1 / p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Tickets may be pur chased at the Ranger Station on the day of tour and are $5 per adult and $3 for children aged 6-12 years. Children under 6 are free. Special trams for groups may be requested in advance and booked for a cost of $74.90. The tram is wheelchair accessible. Park entry fees of $6 per vehicle (including up to eight people) and $4 per single occupant apply.Creative Kids Camp scheduledSEBRING The Highlands Art Leagues 2014 Creative Kids Camp will be sponsored by Agero. The camp will span four weeks in June and July and provide kids ages 6-12 the opportunity to learn new skills in the creative arts while advancing their art education focus. Themes for the weeks include: Beachy Art Week, Multimedia Madness, Holiday Happenings and Mimicking the Masters. Students will learn about various artists and techniques that are used to create different styles of art. Schedule options include: a full day from 8 / a.m. to 5 / p.m. (four ses sions), morning half day from 8 / a.m. to noon, and afternoon half day from 1-5 / p.m. (each two sessions). The camp sessions will be held Monday-Friday: June 9-13 Mimicking the Masters; June 16-20 Holiday Happenings; July 7-11 Multimedia Madness; and July 14-18 Beachy Art Week. Camp registration is $60 for a half day each week or $100 for a full day each week. Register at www. HighlandsArtLeague.org or call 385-5312.OES serves ham lunchSEBRING Sebring 126 Order of the Eastern Star will host a ham lunch from 11 a. m. to 2 / p.m. today at the Masonic Lodge, 1809 Home Ave. (corner Home Avenue and the Sebring Parkway). Cost is $8 each. The menu includes ham, sweet potato casserole, green beans, apple sauce, dessert and beverage. Take out is available.FHREDI to meetSEBRING The Florida Heartland Regional Economic Development Initiative board of directors will meet at 10 / a.m. Monday at Heartland Workforce, 5901 U.S. 27 South. Contact Gina Reynolds at 385-4900. SNAPs S HOTs S LOCAL NEWS BY SAMANTHA GHOLARStaff WriterAVON PARK The sounds of bluegrass and children playing lled Donaldson Park Satur day under perfectly blue skies during the fourth annual Blueberry and Bluegrass Festival. Hundreds of attendees lounged in chairs and benches listening to the Flatland Bluegrass band, munching on blueber ry pie and awaiting the blueberry mufn contest that took place at noon. Dozens of tents and booths were lled with everything from local, fresh honey to blue tinted fresh popcorn for attendees to purchase. Guests ocked to Milton Farms tent where blueberries from Lake Wales were being sold by the container or by the at. Its $3 a container and $30 for a at, said Milton Farms owner Dan Milton. Weve been here the last few years trying to hit the magic number when it comes to at sales. Last year we brought too many, this year we brought 136 ats. This year they are ying a lot faster than they were last year. Milton explained the blueberry season in the state of Florida and how much of a time crunch farms are in getting fresh, local berries to stores and customers. Throughout the park, blueberries were seen. Bounce houses lled with children whose faces were painted with butteries, tiger whiskers and much more. Heartland Horses for the Handicappeds pony rides were a huge hit drawing a long line of youngsters waiting for a ride. It was so much fun. Ive rode one other horse before, said 5-year-old Bradley Pollard. Pollard enjoyed the festival alongside hundreds more, many of whom like Sebring residents Dom Amiott and Anna Mancuso were rst-time attendees of the festival. Funds raised through the festival will go back to the Avon Park Noon Rotary to help various needs in the local community.Samantha Gholar can be reached at samantha.gholar@newssun.com or 385-6155 ext: 526.Perfect day for the blues Samantha Gholar/News SunDom Amiott (right) purchases a at of fresh blueberries from the Milton Farms tent at the fourth annual Rotary Blueberry and Bluegrass Festival Saturday at Donaldson Park in Avon Park. Samantha Gholar/News SunAnna Mancuso of Sebring picks out fresh fruits and veggies from the McKracken Farms booth at the fourth annual Blueberry and Bluegrass Festival Saturday at Donaldson Park.

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www.newssun.comSunday, April 27, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | A3 BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterSEBRING A local mother was not happy to learn her 15-year-old daughter was having sex with an older boy, but she was livid to learn that it oc curred while the girl was on pain medications in the intensive care unit at High lands Regional Medical C enter. According to offense re ports from the Highlands C ounty Sheriffs Ofce, the mother was the hospitals nursing supervisor at the time and had told the boy, then 16, not to visit her daughter in the hospital. The mother left the hos pital for a short while, offense reports said, and when she r eturned, a member of hospital staff told her of nding a used condom in the daugh ters hospital bed. Other accounts in the same r e port said the staff member found a condom wr apper. When the mother ques tioned the daughter, the girl ev entually admitted that she and her boyfriend had sex at the hospital. The mothers name, al though available in public r ecords, is not being used here in an effort to protect the identity of her daugh ter, who was the victim of a sex cr ime. The boyfriend was iden tied as Jesse Maness, now 18, of 250 H orn Road in Ve nus, since he was charged with thir d-degree felonies. Further details on his case were not available from the 10th Judicial Cir cuit Clerk of Courts since it was a juv enile record. Ac cording to Assistant State A ttorney Steve Houchin in Sebring, Maness plead ed in October 2013 to lewd batter y for the times the couple had sex and was given probation. The mother retained Sam Heller of Heller/Gold berg Attorneys & Advisors at Law last fall, and is su ing HRMC and its parent company Health Manage ment Associates Inc. Details of the complaint were unav ailable Friday from Heller or the Highlands County Clerk of the Courts. It is our rms practice not to comment substan tively on active litigation, H eller said in an emailed statement. However, in this particular case, the al legations speak for themselves and show an incomprehensible betrayal of tr ust. He asserts that without that trust, the best course of action is to do every thing possible to ensure that something like this can never happen again. Neither the mother nor HRMC ofcials were avail able Friday for comment. S heriffs deputies rst started investigating the matter in September 2012, when the mother rst learned her daughter had had sex at least twice with Maness. Arrest reports said the rst of those was May 21, 2012, at the girls home and the second was July 13, 2012, while the daugh ter was at HRMC and the mother w ent home to shower and rest. NO DEALER FEES NO DEALER FEES SINCE 1931* PLUS TAX + TAG, W.A.C. CHRYSLER CAPITAL. EXP. 3/31/14NEW 2014 1500 EXPRESS *HEMI* 4x4$28,999NEW 2014 1500 BIG HORN SAVE UP TO$9,201HEAVY DUTY SAVINGSUP TO $8,000 OFF!UP TO$5000 OFF! UP TO$3000 OFF! UP TO$2500 OFF! 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Participants were adorned in -H green shirts with the words years of Extension. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Florida partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientic knowledge and expertise to the public. During 4-H Day at the Capitol, youth demonstrated their knowledge of whats going on in their communities and the challenges they face and met with elected ofcials. Pictured here meeting with Rep. Cary Pigman (left) are Highlands County representatives Shanyll Jones, DaJor Jones and Charlie Reynolds4-H DAY hH EL dD IN TALLA hH ASSEE BY BARR YY FOSTERNews-Sun CorrespondentSEBRING When they are singing Old folks At Home at Churchill Downs on Saturday, lo cals will be watching as par t of an inaugu ral Kentucky Derby Par ty organized by Meals on Wheels The event will be at St Agnes Episcopal Church on Lakeview Drive in Se bring from 4-8 / p.m. and will featur e a number of racing-related events in cluding a ladies hat contest and a toy pony race. We will have three cat egories for the hat contest. They will include the pr ettiest hat, the one that that most represents the Kentucky Derby and the hat that most represents Meals on Wheels, said Director of Operations Mary Margaret Staik. She said she got the idea from her daughter, who observed a similar charitable event in Port Charlotte. Food for the party will be a combination of fare produced by Chef Mac from the Palms of Se bring and food provided b y Meals on Wheels vol unteers. T ickets for the event are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. They are available by calling 4021818 We will have the tele vision on so people can see all of the D erby events as well as the run ning of the race, Staik said. P roceeds from the event will go to fund the daily expenses of Sebring Meals on Wheels. The groups volunteer driv ers deliver hot nutritious dinners on scheduled routes Monday through Friday, including holi days.Meals on Wheels plans Kentucky Derby event Mother suing HRMC over daughter having sex in ICU

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A4 | NEWSSS U nN | SS unday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com Royal Care of Avon ParkSkilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center1213 West Stratford Rd. Avon Park, FL863-453-6674Tours available daily.Why go anywhere else, when we are so close!Only 9 miles from Frostproof, 21 miles from Wauchula, and 6 miles from Sebring!Brand new 3,300 sq. ft. Rehabilitation Facility. Inpatient and Outpatient Services. Youre InvitedPlease join us as we celebrate our newly constructed Rehabilitation Center Royal Care of Avon Park, Highlands County Largest Rehabilitation Facility RSVP (863) 453-6674 Hors doeuvres and Beer/Wine Bar Thur., May 8th, 20141:30-5:30 pm Ribbon Cutting at 2:30 pm school to elementary students. Its easier to carry them than books, said fresh man Monica Elskamp. I n addition to that, the iPads help students ex plore their creative sides in their wor k. Cameron Willis, sophomore, partic ularly likes using the Key note audio-visual application in his humanities class It gives the person who does not know how to use technology an easy way to start, Willis said. For me, Im not as much of a cre ative person. This has allowed me to reach inside and br ing out my creativ ity. The school leases the devices from Apple under a program that also pays for the apps. Parents pay a user fee for their kids devices and both parents and students sign a use agreement with the school that the devices will be used properly, not abused or broken and will be kept with the students at all times. That ensures that the students will use every op portunity to get their work done whether they are in range of wireless Internet or not, Farmer said. They enjoy looking up (information) immediate ly, Farmer said. The lease pr ogram costs $25,000 per year for three years, Farmer said. While its roughly the same as paying $75,000 up front for the same num ber of iPads, Farmer said the lease includes main tenance, apps and upgrades, which outright pur chases wouldnt pro vide. The devices hav e re walls. If they are misused or stolen, the school can shut them down remote ly, and students could face having them conscated for up to a week for mis use. However, students hav e taken care of the de vices have even helped tr ain the teachers, who only started working with the devices over the sum mer before fall classes began, Farmer said. J udy Johnson, human ities teacher, said its a giv e and take of lessons learned between teach ers and students. While she s still a big believer in hands-on, paper-andpen work, she wont hand out worksheets. Instead, she asks her students to use their interactive note books. I n a recent class, stu dents chose which Greek mythological char acter they wanted to research. One student wrote each students choice into her iPad, and the list was in stantly displayed on the A pple TV projection screen. Science teacher Gordon Davis had freshmen take a camping trip to Cum berland Island, Ga., where they camped and com posed lms in camp using photos and video shot on the trip. When it rained, they worked on the mov ies in their tents to keep the iP ads dry. Theyre not playing games. Theyre just more productive, Davis said. Willis said an app called Schoology helps stu dents retrieve homework assignments and sub mit nished work from in class at home or out in the community. He often takes a screenshot pho to of an assignment so he can look it o ver and work on it when hes not online, he said. Sophomore Rotarick Baldwin said research is easier because not all books are up to date or have the information he needs. Not everyone can go home and have a laptop so they can work on it, said classmate Brittney French. She also nds work is easier to present without needing a ash drive: Just throw it up on the screen. Baldwin said Johnson will let students take feed back from classmates and submit an impr oved ver sion. Its not about points, Johnson said. Its about learning. Lets get them to learn to do this. WALKER FROM PAGE A A 1 Phil Attinger/News-SunSophomore students Brittney French and RR otarick Baldwin take notes during a break in a documentary on AA lexander the GG reat, shown in their humanities class at W alker M M emorial A A cademy in A A von P P ar k. The school has recently contracted to lease more than 100 i P P ads from A A pple, enough to assign one to each student.We run a D and F list in high school (classes), but the list is almost gone, Farmer said. I have to think there is something there. Something has turned them on.Bill Farmer Walker Memorial principaltraining exercise it is only a test. During the scenario, the Aeromed II helicop ter will land and take off fr om the Highlands County Fairgrounds. As extensive as it is, HRMC Public Informa tion Ofcer Susan Reed said that the exact na ture of the drill is not being r eleased in an ef fort to make the exer cise as realistic as possible. We have alerted our patients that there might be some unusu al or sudden noises that could simulate w eapons re, she said. Reed emphasized that there would be no inter ruption in patient care. Our patients are our number one priority, she said. Rybinski added that as part of the activi ties in the area Tuesday mor ning, a media cen ter would be set up to handle reporters. That will also involve a num ber of agency public information ofcers including the hospital, the county the health de partment and the Highlands County Sheriffs Ofce In fact, the sheriffs ofce will take the lead on that part, Rybins ki said. The dr ill is set to get underway at 9 / a.m. Tuesday and is slated to run about three hours and will wrap up by noon. DRILL FROM PAGE A A 1

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www.newssun.comSunday, April 27, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | A5 NEWS-SSUnN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927Romona Washington Publisher publisher@newssun.com Scott Dressel Editor editor@newssun.com VIEWPOINTS OUR VIEW YOUR VIEWSTuesday the United States Supreme Court heard arguments regarding an Ohio law aimed at keeping political candidates from knowingly telling lies during an election campaign. Ohio is not the only state to enact such legislation ... so have at least 15 others. In a development that will surprise only those who still believe in the tooth fairy, the idea of keeping candidates honest is stirring up a ruckus. So much so that the court has been asked to allow the law to be challenged even though no one has yet been charged under it, let alone found guilty. We think the unseemly haste is a sign of how seriously worried politicians are about having to tell the truth, but its only a small part of our concern. What has us collectively grinding our teeth in frustration is the courts reluc tance to accept that candidates for ofce should be held accountable for their claims In another chilling example of irratio nal thinking and double speak, it seems the U nited States Supreme Court leans toward the notion that willfully lying is protected free speech, at least for politi cians. I f candidates had to constantly wor ry they be might have to appear before a state commission to justify something they said during an election campaign, the Supreme Court justices fretted, their speech would be stied, their constitu tional rights infringed. The phr ase that kind of thinking brings to mind is unsuitable for publication. Since when is holding someone re sponsible for his or her words a violation of fr ee speech? Isnt the American jus tice system built on telling the truth, the whole tr uth, and nothing but the truth? The court decided long ago that there are limits to some things we can say yelling re in a theater is one example. An even better one is the Truth in Ad vertising laws enacted to protect Ameri can citizens from fraud and deception. A ccording to the Federal Trade Commis sions website, ... federal law says that (an) ad must be tr uthful, not misleading, and, when appropriate, backed by scien tic evidence. F orgive us if we are a little confused. If it is not an infringement of free speech when a company (which the Supreme Court has ruled is a person) is held to the truth while advertising its product, how can it be an infringement of free speech to ask the same of a person advertising his or her candidacy? And that doesnt touch on the great moral issue: Where is democracy going if we knowingly allow candidates for public ofce to cynically manipulate us? What will happen if we remain blind? We will be in danger of losing ourselves. Repeat a lie long enough and soon it is accepted as the truth like the lie about how being honest infringes on a political candidates freedom of speech.Like most other women, I wear a lot of hats. Ther es Laura the col umnist, Laura the ction writer, and Laura the wife to name a few of them. There is also, of course, Mom (sor ry John and James, but ev en though you dont live with me anymore I still worry about you and want to help you). Add to that a whole host of other job descrip tions and I could list an impr essive resume, as long as being paid for these jobs wasnt a re quirement. T oday, I want to focus on one of those jobs. One that has taken up a good part of my life in the past few months. That job? It is chauffeur. We currently have two cars. Don of course lays claim to one, given that he has a job that he cant do from the house and needs to be able to get around. That leaves me with custody of the other one. We have three oth er people living in the house One is my moth er-in-law, who hasnt dr iven in years. The oth er two are young men who for v arious reasons are making their home with us (God seems to think I dont need an empty nest, since He keeps putting new birds into it). Neither young man has a vehicle at the moment, and both have jobs. Thus it falls to me, if I want to keep control of my car, to drive people to various places. While Don tries to lend a hand from time to time, his schedule doesnt permit him to do very much to help. Given that part of my job description is exible work hours I am in a much better po sition to make sure people get where they need to be Yesterday, while not a typical day, shows how this can go. I got up ear ly in the morning to dr ive young man No. 1 to his workplace. We get along well because we both hate getting up early and usually dont expect coherent conver sation during this drive. After coming home for a bit I dropped young man No. 2 off so he could run some er rands while my mother-in-law and I went to Ladies B ible Class. Af ter class, we picked up y oung man No. 2 and drove him to work in Lake Placid before grab bing some lunch and heading home After lunch, it was back in the car for a doctors appointment for mother-in-law. Af terwards, we ran some err ands of our own, in cluding a stop at Brewsters Coffee House (all this r unning around de manded sustenance). W e then picked up young man No. 1 from work and headed back for home. Later on, I picked up young man No. 2 from work and I was nally done driving for the day. I guess I could com plain about all this driving, but Im not going t o. Yeah, I spend a lot of time in the car, but it could be worse. The people riding with me usually dont tell me how to drive and are grateful for what I do. Sometimes I get treated to a soda or a coffee or even lunch a nice lit tle thank you from others that I appreciate. I ve learned to use the time driving. In the mornings, I tune in to WWOJ to catch Libbys Genius Awards. If Im not chatting with my passengers or listening to talk radio, I plug in my iPod to catch up on my audio books. At some point down the line, the transpor tation issues will probably get sorted out. One or both y oung men will get vehicles or alterna tive means of transpor tation. Who knows? B ut meanwhile I will add Chauffeur to that resume Im planning. Hopefully my passen gers will give me good r eferences if I need them.Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady@em barqmail.com Visit her website at www .laurahware.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the staff of the News-Sun.My other job LAURAS L ooOO KLaura Ware The working classIt seems a full court press against government work ers is once again under way. C ounty Commissioner (Don) Elwell wants to reduce the wages of county employees, proposing a wage study, sev en rms competing for a lucrative contract for planning plo ys to reduce employee wages. Perhaps the county should take a hard look at all of its privatized arrangements whereby the private sector can take a bite out of govern ment revenues while helping to dismantle a civil ser vice system, which was built to take fav oritism out of gov ernment. Meanwhile the top cats are doing just ne. Pension plans are again un der scrutiny, with legislative attempts to weaken (and ev entually dismantle) the Florida State Pension Sys tem, which provides for county and municipal employees as w ell as state employees. Al though the system is viable, so much so that past legis latures have raided surpluses over the years without any attempt to make r epayment, they express concern for pos sible bad times in the future. N o concern for nding addi tional funds for pensions in that ev ent. The Congress has raided the Social Security trust fund for its surpluses without arrang ing for appropriate recompense, doubtless the model Tallahassee now wants to emulate What gets lost in all of the dialogue about gov ernmental philosophy and pr ivate sector comparisons is that civil servants, teach ers, police ofcers, state and county wor kers in a great vari ety of occupations, have foresworn the opportunity for big pay offs offered to the win ners in the private sector and instead commit themselv es to a career of service, accepting smaller salaries and expecta tions and an eventual guarantee of a decent income at retirement time. I n times of economic dif culty, the wages and pensions of the wor king class should be the last target, rather than the rst, to achieve governmental savings. Look instead to the priva tization craze where government can farm out their r esponsibilities to some forprot entity, and relieve itself of the responsibility to super vise and manage functions that ar e properly theirs to per form, not create some bonanza for the private sector. RR AND yY LUDACERLake Placid Since when is it OK to flat-out lie?

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A6 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com Would Dad have wanted it that way?Serving our community since 1925. Locally owned & operated. www.stephensonnelsonfh.comSebring, FL 33870 385-0125 Avon Park, FL 33825 453-3101Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home & CrematoryPreplanning a funeral is not something you do for yourself Its something you do for your family. It spares them from making emotional decisions decisions that may not be consistent with your own wishes. We specialize in prearrangements for your familys sake.Proud to serve Sebring, Lake Placid & Avon Park Gergen and Gaylin Thomas will initially apply what theyve learned to their current jobs. Others will continue their education taking advantage of the bachelors degree as a prerequisite for entering a masters degree program. While their plans vary, the program chosen for the rst bachelors degree can be applied to many careers and that, the graduating students say, benets all students as does the proximity of the college offering the opportunity. SFSC rst offered the BAS-SM in fall 2012. The 14 graduates of the program will celebrate Commencement on May 6 at the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, SFSC Highlands Campus. Kevin Brown, dean of Applied Sciences and Technology, said he has seen a lot of new programs and expansions during his many years in education, but the bachelors degree was, a mammoth leap into a new realm. What it does for students is offer the whole package. The associate degree was only halfway. Everybody embraced the bachelors degree. The college, the community, and I have never been prouder of a group of students than I am of these, he said. The initial focus of the four-year degree has been business. The focus is applicable and adaptable to many areas, according to Dr. Tina Cardenas, lead instructor of the program. But Brown said the emphasis is evolving, based on the needs of the local business community, and he mentioned a growing need for bachelor-educated students in the areas of criminal justice and agriculture. Thomas said the bene ts of the bachelors degree were improvements in her writing and speaking techniques, critical thinking skills and, as a non-traditional adult student, the opportunity to learn how the younger generation thinks, lives, and operates. My love has always been education, said the grandmother of three. She not only made education her career but has worked to further her own education over her lifetime. Ayala is the assistant town clerk for the city of Zolfo Springs and the mother of four. She said a supportive family, friends, and husband made it possible to achieve her goal to earn the bachelors degree. She hopes to someday work in nance for a large company. Gergen works at the Fairmont Cinema in Sebring. He loves and respects the family-owned operation, has learned from it and from his continued education, and hopes to continue in the commercial theater industry. Austin Mock wants to apply his degree to government work overseas, with a preference for Germany, where he spent much of his life. Ive had a life, been married, had babies, and loved my job at Blockbuster, said Gail Cushing. Her plans are now to move toward a masters degree. Course work in the BASSM program has tested students in a positive way. Cushing described an eight-week writing session as brutal but bene cial. It was very exciting, but it was not easy, she said. Franciso Lozano echoed her sentiments. It was challenging and seemed impossible. But the more I wrote, the more ef cient I became. My spelling and vocabulary improved. The way you speak improves. Now I get a sense of relaxation from writing. He said some of the research into large, successful corporations and smaller, local companies was particularly inspiring. Lozano mentioned Ford Motor Company and the early development of Disney World in Florida. He said that numerous methods and strategies can be learned from those and other endeavors. Some, he said, are the same that are applied to local businesses. The BAS-SM degree program is open to students who have earned an associate degree. The upper-level work teaches methods of applying management practices, leadership development, nance, and basic humans relations practice and prepares students for supervisory and management opportunities within their technical elds. Dr. Cardenas said that applications for the BASMS for fall term 2014 are being accepted through August. Other bachelors degree opportunities available at SFSC in the fall are the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. For information about the BAS-SM degree program, call the SFSC Advising and Counseling Center at 784-7131. STUDENTS FROM PAGE A1and public health, nursing theory, and research. A bachelors degree in nursing opens doors to higher paying nursing positions by expanding the types of nursing duties RNs can perform and preparing them for positions in management and health education. Obtaining a bachelors degree in nursing can also qualify students for admission to a graduate nursing program. Nursing offers unlimited paths to a rewarding career. Once nurses obtain essential degrees and certi cations, they can branch out into any number of specialties, such as surgery, emergency and trauma care, neonatal, pediatrics, geriatrics, hospice, or mental health. Nurses may discover their calling in caring for elderly patients in a rural hospice, providing critical care and emotional support to victims of natural disasters, or vaccinating children in places where preventative care is scarce. Some make a career of traveling the globe and taking short-term assignments where the need is greatest. According to Florida Jobs by Occupation for Workforce Region 19, health care is a major industry in DeSoto, Hardee, and Highlands counties and accounts for 10 percent of the jobs in the region. Registered nursing has grown at an annual rate of nearly three percent over an eight-year period, higher than all other health care-related occupations. The opportunity for higher education among nurses answers a need and a preference among health care providers both locally and nationwide, said Dr. Leana Revell, vice president for educational and student services at SFSC. There is a growing trend to hire bachelors degree-prepared nurses while the same is actually required by some states accreditation processes. There is the basic demand for nurses, and there are multiple opportunities available to them. This continued education expands their experience and their value. SFSC completed a signi cant amount of background research and data collection to provide exactly what prospective students wanted and needed from the program. Dr. Michele Heston, director of nursing education for the college, said that research and surveys were done largely with the input of graduates of SFSCs Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program. It is exciting to see the level of interest our graduates have for the new bachelors program, she said. They are out there working, and theyre excited to be coming back. Their input is essential. They are a reection of our community, and they re ect the needs of this comNURSING FROM PAGE A1 BY BARRY FOSTERNews-Sun correspondentSEBRING Bids were opened Thursday for those interested in the possible lease and use of a county-owned clay pit north of Avon Park. Three entities submitted formal requests for proposal including Boom Booms Guns & Ammo, The Heartland Gun Club and a trio of individuals simply known as The Team, which is a group out of Avon Park. Once touted as a stateof-the art BMX bicycle racing facility, the clay pit has fallen into disrepair due to vandalism and lack of use. During its creation, organizers told the county commission that the BMX racing facility would be a great draw for competition cyclists from all over the state and the nation, bringing in notoriety and tourist dollars. The commission at that time not only gave use of the property to be developed and managed by ofcials of the Highlands County YMCA but also helped the group obtain grants and even donated county workers and equipment to groom the property for bicycle racing. However, current commissioners have taken a more stern view of a proposal to turn the overgrown and abandoned facility into a target range, putting it out to proposal twice for those interested in its use. The bids will now will go to a three-member evaluation committee made up of county Road & Bridge Department Director Kyle Green, Zoning Supervisor Linda Conrad and Parks & Recreation Director Vicki Pontius. The group reportedly will meet early next month to begin a review process. They then will present a recommendation to the county commission for their consideration.3 bids put in for clay pit in APFormer BMX track targeted as gun rangeTERRY HINOTETerry L. Hinote, age 68, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014 in Miami. Terry was born on Aug. 16, 1945 in Miami, to Roy W. and Ella Marie Blakeney. Terry worked at the Highlands County Sheriffs Of ce as a Detention Deputy beginning Aug. 15, 1986 and retired on July 19, 2005. She received a Valor award in 1994 for saving the life of another. Throughout her time serving the community at the Sheriffs Of ce, Terry received numerous recognitions and letters of appreciation from supervisors and citizens. She is survived by her daughters, Robin Hinote of Avon Park and Kim Hinote of Sebring; son, Craig Hinote of Lecanto, Fla; ve grandchildren, Joshua Catarelli, Lee Hinote, Kiana Antone, Gina Catarelli and Mya Antone; anc, Warner Graham; and brother, Roy C. Blakeney. A celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014 from noon 3 p.m. at the Sebring Civic Center at 355 W. Center Ave., Sebring, on beautiful Lake Jackson. Terrys children are requesting the presence of all family and friends who wish to honor Terrys memory. Casual attire; lunch will be served. In lieu of owers, for her love of animals, memorial contributions in Terrys name may be made to the Highlands County Humane Society. HINOTEGERALD MCKENZIEGerald Edson McKenzie, 84,of Sebring died April 25,2014. He was a native of Brownsville, Alberta, Canada, moving to this area in 1989. He welded on the rst diesel locomotive in London, Ontario, Canada. He owned a sod farm and landscaping business. He moved to Plantation in 1976. In the Fort Lauderdale area, he started a roof painting company. For several years he bought and sold homes after remodeling. He worked in visual graphics and was an avid golfer and RVer. He is survived by his wife, Isobel E. McKenzie. A memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, April 28 at the Morris Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. In lieu of owers, memorials may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring. OBITUARIES Lake Placid, said Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton. Deputies reported arguments erupting at the scene between Lake Placid and Moore Haven groups, she said. Law enforcement has had problems over the last ve years with street parties that follow Highway Parks annual family-oriented Easter Sunday celebrations, Benton said. The car gatherings with dance music have also included public drinking into the night and have been heavily advertised, with Highway Park and the event itself referred to as Hushmouth Flawda. While the car show has fallen by the wayside in the last couple of years, public drinking has not, Benton said. She had concerns because a similar event years ago in Clewiston had a shooting death, and the local sheriff had to call her department for reinforcements. At Highway Park, Benton set up a command post with deputies patrolling the area. However, this years event had no high-prole advertising, so Benton did not set up a command post. She said she assigned two deputies on overtime to patrol close to Highway Park, and they were rst to respond to the shooting. SUSPECT FROM PAGE A1

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www.newssun.comSunday, April 27, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | A7 863-402-2786 702 US 27 North Avon Park, FL 33825 Phone: (863) 452-2906 Fax: (863) 452-1147 E-Mail: hiltoncpa@embarqmail.com May 1 ...........5pm 7pm Tri-Chamber Mixer at Florida Hospital Sebring Where: Florida Hospital Sebring Main Lobby Description: Tri-Chamber Mixer being held at Florida Hospital in Sebring. This event for Chamber members onlyMay 9 ...........6pm 11pm Escape to Kokomo Where: Island View Restaurant at Sun n Lake, Sebring, FL Description: A night of tropical fun! Margaritas, beer, dinner & dancing (music of GrooVus). Silent auction/ door prizes/raffle and other exciting activities. For more info, contact Conna Walker 863-452-1295 ext 106May 14 ..........11:45am 1pm LP Chamber Membership Luncheon Where: LP Camp & Conference Center, 2665 Placid View Drive, Lake Placid Description: Luncheon Arrive 11:45 Meeting begins at 12 Noon.May 15 ..........4:00pm 6pm LP Chamber Membership Luncheon Where:Lake Placid Health Care Center, 125 Tomoka Boulevard South, Lake Placid Description: Food & Music Festival Enjoy food samples from around the world. Free to the community. For more info, call Michelle 465-7200. May 9 .......... Kokomo May 15 ........ Annual Chamber Banquet 24 HOUR R OAD SERVICE 1109 W. MAIN STREET A VON PARK452-2031 April 27 .............. 1pm 2pm Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group Where: Sebring Christian Church on Hammock Road Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 2 ................. All Day The Musical (Youth Production) Where: Highlands Little Theatre Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 3 ................. All Day The Musical (Youth Production) Where: Highlands Little Theatre Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 3 .................4pm 8pm Sebring Meals on Wheels Kentucky Derby PartyWhere: St. Agnes Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 4 ................. All Day The Musical (Youth Production) Where: Highlands Little Theatre Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 9 ................. 5pm 8pm Downtown Sebring Wine Walk Where: Historic Downtown Sebring Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 9 ................. 5pm 8pm Reception at the Yellow House Gallery & Gift Shop Where: Highlands Art League Inc. West Center Avenue Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 10 ............... 10am 4pm Girls Gone Wild Festival Where: Historic Downtown Sebring Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 10 ............... 5pm 8pm Saturday Night Cruise Where: Historic Downtown Sebring Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 15 ............... 1pm 2pm Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group Where: Sebring Christian Church on Hammock Road Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 17 ............... 7am 1pm Community Sidewalk Sale Where: Downtown Sebring Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 17 ............... 7pm 9pm Music in the Park Where: Highlands Hammock State Park Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 18 ............... 7pm 9pm Music in the Park Concert Series Where: Highlands Hammock State Park Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com Funding for this material was made possible by Grant # D04RH23580 from HRSA. The views expressed in written materials do not necessarily re ect the of cial policies of HRSA or the Department of Health and Human Services. WILLIAM R. LEVESQUEAssociated PressTAMPA The U.S. Air Force can throw a mighty arsenal at its enemies. Smart bombs. Bunker busters. Fighter jets. Fly ing gunships. Atomic bombs What weapon does the worlds most powerful Air Force pull out of its mul titrillion-dollar inventory to keep air craft-damaging birds away from MacDill Air Force Base? Its got a tail, hates thunder and loves a car ride Sonic, a border collie with gumption. Shes a great tool, said Sonics handler, ecolo gist Lindsey Garven, who quickly corr ected herself. Not a tool. Shes a coworker. The military hon cho who decided before W orld War II that it was a good idea to put an air strip on a coastal wetland pr obably wasnt think ing about birds. They dominated the skies o ver South Tampa long before the KC-135 aerial refuel ing aircraft that today y out of M acDill. More than many Air Force bases, MacDill is in a continuous state of war against dozens of species of birds, from menacing vultures (akin to a ying bowling ball) to quacking ducks and dozens of spe cies in between. G arven, 29, and Sonic, a dog rescued from a shel ter who is between 6 and 9 y ears old, are the last defense, the team that patrols MacDill chasing birds away from runways. Both are civilians em ployed by Birdstrike Control Program of Willis, T exas, a private company hired by the Air Force. Its work that is critical ly important, according to M acDill pilots whose aircraft risk a crash if a bird is sucked into and disables a jet engine or pops a hole in the fuse lage. K eeping birds at bay is incredibly important at MacDill because of the migratory bird pop ulation. Weve got coastal birds. And you cant get M acDill away from coast line, said Lt. Col. Jake H artigan, 39, a MacDill pilot. Any bird, tiny or huge, is a potential problem, Hartigan said. Sometimes planes will suck small birds into their engines, he said, and the pilot doesnt even realize it. Then there are days like May 24, 2012. A Royal Canadian Air Force jet struck several vultures during a landing approach at MacDill. One of the birds hit the jets nose, punching a hole in the fuselage. In the cock pit, warning lights began blinking. E lectrical sys tems failed. The crew said damage was massiv e. But the jets engines didnt quit, and the plane landed safely. Garven, Sonics han dler, said she sometimes uses loud p yrotechnics to scare birds off runways or adjacent grounds. She even ies a small, re mote-controlled airplane into ocks of cir cling vul tures to shoo them off. B ut the dog is her best weapon combating a wide variety of species because birds view a ca nine as a predator and so ar e less likely to return, Garven said. Sonic loves the job. Its not work to her. She tends not to play with the plas tic toys Garven keeps for her back at their M acDill ofce. Who needs them with a base full of fowl? She loves chasing birds, Garven said. Shes very passionate about it. This is her play. So Garven and Son ic patrol the entire 5,767acr e base, sometimes on foot, sometimes in a sport utility vehicle and, once in a while, in a ca noe to visit isolated spots. B ird lovers need not worry. Sonic rarely catch es anything. O n a recent day, Gar ven spotted cattle egrets not far fr om the run way. She stopped her vehicle, let Sonic out the back. The dog sprinted to the ock. Garven uses a high-pitched whistle to try to direct the dog. But the border collie seems to know, by instinct, when to generate a burst of speed to chase the birds away. Go get them! Garven called. Come on, Sonic! Good girl. Annoyed birds scam pered. We actually like it when we have more freethinking dogs . that have a natural passion for birds, Garven said. You can send them out and they judge for themselves where they need to go by looking at the birds.At MacDill Air Force Base, Sonics bark is better than a boom AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Skip ORourkeSonic and Lindsey Garven rest after Sonic did a good job chasing birds off of a eld near MacDills runway, April 7, 2014. Sonic and Garven work together to keep birds off of the MacDill aireld. Sonic loves to chase the birds. The birds are a hazard to aircraft, they can cause damage or ingested in the engines could cause a crash. Garven is the 6th Air Mobility Wing Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) contractor.

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A8 | NEWSSS U nN | SS unday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com CARPET MART, INC AMERICAN GOLF CART Sales & Service 863-453-CART (2278) Family Owned Since 1981 2833 Hwy 27 S. Avon Park EZ-GO Dont get stranded. Let Trojan Golf Cart battery get you hopping! NEW & USED Tires Good Pre-owned Electric Carts Like us on WE BUY OLD GOLF CARTS! NEW & USED TIRES ELECTRIFY YOUR GAME WITH TROJAN BATTERIES! WE HAVE PARTS FOR ALL CARTS!Now may be the smart time to trade it in. Plenty of used carts to choose from. 3715 Thunderbird Hill Circle BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterSEBRING In a case involving shut-off water and domestic violence a wom an has been arrested and char ged with dealing in stolen property and grand theft of a rearm. Simone Mills, 30, of Se bring was arrested Tuesday in a case that dates back to Dec. 11-16, 2013. At that time, Mills water was shut off, so her boyfriend let her and her 10-year-old son move in at his home on Manor Circle, off Thunder bird Road in Sebring. He gav e her a key, as well, re ports said. H owever, they had an ar gument within two days and the man stor med out, telling Mills to leave before he returned. She was gone when he came back on the eve ning of Dec. 13, 2013, but the next mor ning, he no ticed items missing. He reported them missing to law enfor cement, but also confronted Mills over the phone. The two got into another argument on Dec. 15, which resulted in a do mestic battery charge on the bo yfriend. Deputies secured his home at that time, reports said. On that same day, a fe male friend of Mills contacted another friend to see if he could er ase all personal information from the hard drive of a comput er for Mills. When he told M ills he couldnt, she tried to sell him some items. He told deputies she had said she needed money to get out of town before the boy friend got out of jail. H e agreed to buy a .40-caliber Smith & Wes son M&P with two magazines for $100, reports said, but then contacted a fr iend in law enforcement to veri fy that the gun was not stolen. H e heard it was stolen the next day, reports said. Thirteen days later, after deputies tracked his inqui ry they met with the man to hav e him turn the hand gun over to them. He did not get his $100 back, r e ports said. D eputies were able to trace Mills back through her friend, reports said. Mills statement to depu ties was redacted from reports, but other information in the report indicated that she denied selling the gun and suggested the man who said he bought it had actually stolen the gun. Deputies told her it didnt make sense for him to run a check on a seri al number if he had stolen the gun.Sebring woman charged stealing gun, selling stolen property GAR YY FINEOUTAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the S eminole Tribe of Florida are close to reaching a new deal that could force leg islators to once again consider the future of gambling in the state. S o far there havent been any details released, but legislative leaders have conrmed that Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera met with them this week to let them know a deal with the Hard Rock hotel and casi no owner could be reached soon. We basically said, When you have a deal, let us know what it is, House Speaker Will Weath erford said Friday. Wed lo ve to look at it and well tell you what we think. A spokeswoman for Sen ate President Don Gaetz said that G aetz told LopezCantera he would be in terested in learning more if negotiations ar e nalized. A person close to the ne gotiations says the Scott administr ation is consid ering a May special session to consider a new compact with the tribe. The per son requested anonymity because the person isnt author ized to discuss the deal. A spokesman for the Seminole Tribe said they wouldnt comment. Frank Collins, a spokes man for Scott, emphasized that a nal deal has not been reached. There is no deal, and without a deal, there can not be any decision on ho w to ratify a deal, Col lins said. The S eminoles and Flor ida reached a deal in 2010 to giv e the Seminole exclu sive rights to have blackjack and other table games at thr ee Broward County casinos and others in Im mokalee and Tampa. Part of that deal expir es in 2015. That deal guaranteed more than $1 billion in revenue to the state. Florida legislators earli er this year were consider ing a comprehensive gambling bill that could have r esulted in competition for the tribe by allowing new resort casinos com ing to South Florida. But the legislation stalled after Weatherford said he want ed Scott to renegotiate the compact with the tr ibe be fore proceeding any fur ther. Weatherford also said he wants to place a consti tutional amendment before voters that would require any future gambling expansions to be appr oved by voters. Talk of the latest deal is coming when legislators are just days away from ending their annual ses sion on May 2. I f the governor asked legislators to consider a deal with the tribe next month it would come when he has the proposed $75 billion state budget on his desk. Scott has line-item veto power that gives him the ability to eliminate indi vidual spending items being sought by legislators. B ut that may not guar antee that lawmakers would go along with a new compact with the tribe. I dont see the Flori da House being leveraged into anything, Weather ford said. We have been v ery good to the governor this year. Some legislators may not consider giving a new deal to the tribe if legisla tors do not promise help to the state s existing dog tracks and horse tracks. And Democratic legislators say they may not vote for a compact if they arent in cluded in the negotiations. D emocrats are in the mi nority, but they may prove cr ucial in a vote on a new compact. In the past some Republicans have been unwilling to vote for any thing that could be viewed as condoning or expand ing gambling. Quite frankly, we dont have any motivation just to ratify what the governor does, said House Demo cratic Leader Perry Thur ston, D-Plantation. F lorida ranked fourth overall in gambling reve nue among Indian casinos with $2.2 billion in 2012, behind California, Oklaho ma and Washington. The gur e is a 3 percent in crease, the second straight y ear of growth after a de cline in 2010.Florida and Seminole tribe near new gambling deal

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www.newssun.comSunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A9 SPORTsS BY DAN HOEHNEdaniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING It can be a little daunting heading off to college for the rst time. It is exciting to get the chance to continue ones education and athletics career, but off on your own, stepping up to the next level brings its share of trepidation. Well, in the case of Sebrings Lindsey Whittington and Jordan Hinkle, they wont be going it alone as the pair both signed to attend and play volleyball at East Florida State College in Melbourne on Wednesday. Despite their lifelong friendship, this wasnt the initial intent, with each looking at various schools and receiving separate offers. I had offers from Savan nah State University, Santa Fe College and University of Albany, Hinkle said. I was able to view EFSC and also Warner but EFSC seemed more of a place I would feel comfortable in, especially school wise. Whittington had similar thoughts. I talked and visited some other schools in Florida, but after each visit, I felt like those schools still didnt compare to EFSC, she said. They were the only school that wanted us both, which makes it easier for me because I have her as familiarity but I can also meet new people. First-year head coach A Package Deal Dan Hoehne/News-SunJoined by former coach Vanessa Sinness and future coach Andrea Rass mussen, Lindsey Whittington and Jordan Hinkle decided to remain team mates as both signed to attend and play volleyball at East Florida State College. SEE SIGNING | A12 Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The South Florida State College Lady Panthers Volleyball team spiked a win during April as they taught volleyball lessons to consumers at Ridge Area Arc. The volleyball team offered training from 10-11 / a.m. for three Fridays in April at the Ridge Area Arc main cam pus. Arc provides services and training for adults with physical and mental dis abilities. I like playing volleyball, said Arc consumer John Smith. The girls make it fun. They are pretty too. Abbey Rouch, who is a sophomore and graduating this year from SFSC, expressed her joy in working with the consumers during an appreciation cer emony on April 18. She will be playing volleyball for an other college and hopes to see some of the consumers when she plays SFSC next year. Ridge Area Arc set up an outdoor vol leyball net for those who wanted to learn the game concept and proper hit ting techniques. For the consumers who have limited abilities or cant be outside, a classroom was set up indoors to teach ball tossing, SFSC volleyball spikes for a win at Arc Courtesy photoSouth Florida State College volleyball player Abbey Rouch teaches Ridge Area Arc consumer Alex Lopez how to properly pass a ball to a player on his team. BY DAN HOEHNEdaniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK Sometimes you dont realize all that these kids do as part of this program, Avon Park head coach Whit Cornell said Friday night. Weightlifting three times a week at 6 / a.m., sum mer tournaments and fall tournaments. These guys have worked hard together and been very dedicated to being a part of this team. It all paid off this night as the Red Devils laid claim to the District 9-4A crown with a 6-3 win over McKeel Academy. Kenny McGrath got the nod for the start and the southpaw set about his business in retiring the Wildcats in order in the top of the rst. And the Avon Park offense then jumped out to the early lead in the bottom half, with Tyrone Perry tripling to deep left-center to score Luis Martinez, who had drawn a walk. Mykel Gordon followed with a sacrice y to deep left to bring Perry home and give the Devils a 2-0 lead. McGrath got the rst two outs in second, but consecutive errors and a duck-snort single to right plated one run and cut the lead in half. McKeel third-baseman Joe Rivera then put a charge into one, smashing a screaming liner toward left, but it was right at J.C. Cobb, who hauled it in to retire the side. Cobb would then single with one out in the bottom of the second, steal second and move to third on Alfred Browns baseknock. With runners on the corners, Brown took off for second and when the throw down wasnt cut off, Cobb broke for home and scored without a play. Up 3-1, McGrath allowed a one-out single in the third, but was helped by a 5-4-3 double play from Martinez to Mason Jahna to Gordon to get out of it. And McGrath wasnt messing around in the fourth as he retired the side in order, striking out all three batters. But the Devil bats were also held in check those two innings, and things started to unravel in the Red Devils don district crown Dan Hoehne/News-SunThe 2014 District 9-4A champion Avon Park Red Devils captured the crown with a 6-3 win over McKeel Friday night and have made it to the State Tournament for a record 43rd time.AVON PARK6MCKEEL3SEE AP | A12 Dan Hoehne/News-SunShortstop Trey Frazier res to rst for the out, one of several stellar plays on the night for the freshman. SEE STARS | A12

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A10 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com SNAPs S HOTs S SPORTSSebring Elks Golf TournamentThe Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, May 5, beginning at 8 / a.m. Cost is $30, 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. Highlands County Summer LeaguesSEBRING The Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department announces that the 2014 Summer Leagues will start the week of May 12. Leagues will include Womens, Church and Recreational A and B Leagues and are open to all adults and youth 16 years and older. Registration and fees are due by Wednesday, May 7, no exceptions. Fees are $360 and $15 sanctioning fee for the year. For any further information please call Bob Keefe at 863-381-8284, Dustin Ridenour at 381-8269 or the Sports Complex at 863-402-6755.Firemens BBQSEBRING The Sebring Firemen Inc. will be hosting their 4th Annual Barbecue on Friday, May 16, from 4-6 / p.m. at Firemens Field to benet Sebring High School Football. Dine in or drive through and enjoy a half-chicken dinner or a third-pound pulled pork sandwich, both with two sides, for $8. Make checks payable to Sebring Firemen Inc./ Football Fund. Come for the food and stay for the Spring Blue and White game following the dinner.Bass N Trash TournamentSEBRING The Sebring Sr. FFA will host the First Annual Bass N Trash Fishing Tournament on Saturday, May 17, on Lake Jackson at the Veterans Beach boat ramp. Cost is $25 per person, with a maximum of four people per team, with all registered team members receiving a free T-shirt and lunch. Meet time is 7 / a.m. and shing will get underway at 7:30 / a.m. Weigh-in takes place at Noon. Cass prizes will be given to heaviest total of three bass, three trash sh, heaviest bass and heaviest trash sh. All sh must be alive at weigh-in. Registration deadline is May 1, which guarantees a shirt, registrations after that, up through the day of the tournament, arent guaranteed a shirt. To register, or for more information, contact Sarah Cleveland at (352) 214-9883, or Rebekah Wills at (863) 273-0208.SHS Summer of SwimSebring High School will be offering swimming lessons with four sessions to choose from. The rst session begins Monday, June 9 and runs through Friday, June 20. The second session runs from June 23-July 3, the third session July 7-July 18 and the fourth from July 21-August 1. Registrations are being taken, beginning Monday, May 5, at the front ofce of Sebring High School during the day from 9 / a.m.-2 / p.m., where ofce secretaries will be able to sign you up. For questions, call 4715500, ext. 229, or 381-7092 and leave a message for Ms. Pat. Emails can also be sent to catonp@highlands.k12. .us. The Sebring High School pool will be open on Wednesday, May 1,Monday through Friday from 6-7:30 / p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3 / p.m. Additional hours will be added once school is out for the summer. Cost is $2 per swimmer, and family passes are available at $50 for rst family member and $15 for each additional. Sebring Summer Swim Program The Summer Swim Program will again offer four (4) instructional sessions. Each will last two weeks and the swim class meets each weekday, Monday through Friday. The Program will offer eight types of instruction: 1. Adult Beginner: Adults Only. For the novice-no experience necessary. 2. Parent and Tot: Water Orientation. Mother/ Father must participate with child. (6 months to 2 years of age.) 3. Level I: Introduction to Water Skills. Students rst water orientation without Mother/Father. Part A--Preschool Aquatics (2-4 years of age) Part B-School Age (4-5 years of age) 4. Level II: Fundamental Aquatic Skills. Students do not need Mother/Father in pool. (4-5 years of age.) 5. Level III: Stroke Development. Students must be comfortable in water. 6. Level IV: Stroke Improvement. Students must be able to swim 10 yards, do a front dive, and oat on their backs. 7. Level V: Stroke Renement. Students must be able to swim 50 yards, tread water 30 seconds, and elementary back stroke 25 yards. 8. Level VI: Part A Personal Water Safety/ Diving Fundamentals. Students must be able to swim 100 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, backstroke 100 yards. Will learn basics of diving. Part B Fitness Swimmer/Diving Fundamentals. Students will learn necessary skills to make swimming part of their exercise program. Will learn basics of diving. There will be a $50 fee for the two-week session and students will be enrolled on a rst come, rst served basis. There will be no refunds after completion of registration and payment of fees, unless the swim class is cancelled. There must be at least four swimmers per class for the lessons to be taught.Sunrise Rotary Charity GolfSEBRING The Sebring Sunrise Rotary 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will tee off on Saturday, June 7 at Sun N Lake on the Turtle Run course. Format is a four-person Scramble with an 8 / a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $240 per team, which includes green fees, cart, range balls, lunch and on-course beverages. The Cohan Radio Group, SpringLake Hardware, Dixon Golf and the Alan Jay Automotive Network are Hole-In-One sponsors and Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center is a Trophy Sponsor. Other sponsorships are available, from a $100 hole sponsor, to a $160 hole sponsor which includes a single entry, and a $340 hole sponsor which includes a team entry. Sign-up is available online at www.sebringsunriserotary.com. Make checks pay able to Sebring Sunrise Foundation, P.O. Box 1363, Sebring, FL 33871.Panther Baseball Youth Summer CampsAVON PARK Spring is here and summer is just around the corner, which means the annual Panther Baseball Summer Youth Camps will be warming up before you know it. For youth players aged 5-13, there will be two camps. The rst meets Monday through Thursday, June 16-19, with the second the following week, June 23-26. The camps will go each day from 8:30 / a.m.-Noon, with a cost of $80 per week, or $150 for both weeks. For additional campers from the same family, $5 discounts do apply. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Registration each day is from 8-8:30 / a.m., with the camp then getting underway with all aspects of baseball fundamentals, pitching mechanics and games, with a dip in the SFSC pool to nish each day. SFSC head coach Rick Hitt will serve as camp director, with instruction given from assistant coach Andy Polk and members of the Panther baseball team. Campers should bring a glove, cap and any baseball attire desired, including bathing suit and towel. Register by phone by calling the SFSC Baseball ofce at (863) 784-7036, or register the morning of the rst camp session. Walk-up registrations are accepted. Applications can be found at www.southorida.edu/athletics/baseball.COMING UP High School Baseball Thursday Avon Park vs. Tampa Catholic, 7 p.m. Track and Field Saturday Sebring at FHSAA Finals, UNFJacksonville, 9 a.m. TODAYARENA FOOTBALL %  en Iowa at Philadelphia 4 p.m. ESPN2 AUTO RACING %  en NHRA OReilly Auto Parts SpringNationals 7 p.m. ESPN2 COLLEGE BASEBALL %  en Alabama at South Carolina 1 p.m. ESPN GOLF %  en PGA Zurich Classic of New Orleans 1 p.m. GOLF %  en PGA Zurich Classic of New Orleans 3 p.m. CBS %  en LPGA Swinging Skirts Classic 7 p.m. GOLF MLB %  en Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox 2 p.m. SUN %  en Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee 2 p.m. WGN %  en L.A. Angels at N.Y. Yankees 8 p.m. ESPN NBA PLAYOFFS %  en Chicago at Washington 1 p.m. ABC %  en L.A. Clippers at Golden State 3:30 p.m. ABC %  en Toronto at Brooklyn 7 p.m. TNT %  en Houston at Portland 9:30 p.m. TNT NHL PLAYOFFS %  en Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers Noon NBC %  en St. Louis at Chicago 3 p.m. NBC MONDAYMLB %  en Oakland at Texas 8 p.m. ESPN %  en Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox 8 p.m. SUN NBA PLAYOFFS %  en Miami at Charlotte 7 p.m. TNT %  en San Antonio at Dallas 9:30 p.m. TNT TUESDAYMLB %  en Tampa Bay at Boston 7 p.m. SUN NBA PLAYOFFS %  en Washington at Chicago 8 p.m. TNT %  en Golden State at L.A. Clippers 10:30 p.m. TNT SPORTS ON TV SCORE BOARD NBA Playoff Glance FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlanta 2, Indiana 1 Atlanta 101, Indiana 93 Indiana 101, Atlanta 85 Thursday: Atlanta 98, Indiana 85 Saturday: Indiana at Atlanta, late Monday, April 28: Atlanta at Indiana, 8 / p.m. x-Thursday, May 1: Indiana at Atlanta, TBA x-Saturday, May 3: Atlanta at Indiana, TBA Miami 2, Charlotte 0 Miami 99, Charlotte 88 Wednesday: Miami 101, Charlotte 97 Saturday: Miami at Charlotte, late Monday, April 28: Miami at Charlotte, 7 / p.m. x-Wednesday, April 30: Charlotte at Miami, 7 or 8:30 / p.m. x-Friday, May 2: Miami at Charlotte, TBA x-Sunday, May 4: Charlotte at Miami, TBA Brooklyn 2, Toronto 1 Brooklyn 94, Toronto 87 Toronto 100, Brooklyn 95 Friday: Brooklyn 102, Toronto 98 Sunday, April 27: Toronto at Brooklyn, 7 / p.m. Wednesday, April 30: Brooklyn at Toronto, 6, 7 or 8 / p.m. x-Friday, May 2: Toronto at Brooklyn, TBA x-Sunday, May 4: Brooklyn at Toronto, TBA Washington 2, Chicago 1 Washington 102, Chicago 93 Washington 101, Chicago 99, OT Friday: Chicago 100, Washington 97 Sunday, April 27: Chicago at Washington, 1 / p.m. Tuesday, April 29: Washington at Chicago, 8 / p.m. x-Thursday, May 1: Chicago at Washington, TBA x-Saturday, May 3: Washington at Chicago, TBA WESTERN CONFERENCE San Antonio 1, Dallas 1 San Antonio 90, Dallas 85 Wednesday: Dallas 113, San Antonio 92 Saturday: San Antonio at Dallas, late Monday, April 28: San Antonio at Dallas, 9:30 / p.m. Wednesday, April 30: Dallas at San Antonio, 7, 8:30 or 9:30 / p.m. x-Friday, May 2: San Antonio at Dallas, TBA x-Sunday, May 4: Dallas at San Antonio, TBA Memphis 2, Oklahoma City 1 Oklahoma City 100, Memphis 86 Memphis 111, Oklahoma City 105, OT Thursday: Memphis 98, Oklahoma City 95, OT Saturday: Oklahoma City at Memphis, late Tuesday, April 29: Memphis at Oklahoma City, 9 / p.m. x-Thursday, May 1: Oklahoma City at Memphis, TBA x-Saturday, May 3: Memphis at Oklahoma City, TBA L.A. Clippers 2, Golden State 1 Golden State 109, L.A. Clippers 105 L.A. Clippers 138, Golden State 98 Thursday: L.A. Clippers 98, Golden State 96 Sunday, April 27: L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 3:30 / p.m. Tuesday, April 29: Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 / p.m. x-Thursday, May 1: L.A. Clippers at Golden State, TBA x-Saturday, May 3: Golden State at L.A. Clippers, TBA Portland 2, Houston 1 Portland 122, Houston 120, OT Portland 112, Houston 105 Friday: Houston 121, Portland 116, OT Sunday, April 27: Houston at Portland, 9:30 / p.m. Wednesday, April 30: Portland at Houston, 9:30 / p.m. x-Friday, May 2: Houston at Portland, TBA x-Sunday, May 4: Portland at Houston, TBANHL Playoff GlanceFIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Boston 3, Detroit 1 Detroit 1, Boston 0 Boston 4, Detroit 1 Boston 3, Detroit 0 Thursday: Boston 3, Detroit 2, OT Saturday: Detroit at Boston, late x-Monday, April 28: Boston at Detroit, TBA x-Wednesday, April 30: Detroit at Boston, TBA Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 0 Montreal 5, Tampa Bay 4, OT Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 1 Montreal 3, Tampa Bay 2 Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 3 Pittsburgh 2, Columbus 2 Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 3 Columbus 4, Pittsburgh 3, 2OT Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 3 Wednesday: Columbus 4, Pittsburgh 3, OT Saturday: Columbus at Pittsburgh, late Monday, April 28: Pittsburgh at Columbus, TBA x-Wednesday, April 30: Columbus at Pittsburgh, TBA N.Y. Rangers 2, Philadelphia 2 N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 1 Philadelphia 4, N.Y. Rangers 2 N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 1 Friday: Philadelphia 2, N.Y. Rangers 1 Sunday, April 27: Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, Noon Tuesday, April 29: N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, TBA x-Wednesday, April 30: Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, TBA WESTERN CONFERENCE Colorado 2, Minnesota 2 Colorado 5, Minnesota 4, OT Colorado 4, Minnesota 2 Minnesota 1, Colorado 0, OT Thursday: Minnesota 2, Colorado 1 Saturday: Minnesota at Colorado, late Monday, April 28: Colorado at Minnesota, TBA x-Wednesday, April 30: Minnesota at Colorado, TBA Chicago 3, St. Louis 2 St. Louis 4, Chicago 3, 3OT St. Louis 4, Chicago 3, OT Chicago 2, St. Louis 0 Chicago 4, St. Louis 3, OT Friday: Chicago 3, St. Louis 2, OT Sunday, April 27: St. Louis at Chicago, 3 / p.m. x-Tuesday, April 29: Chicago at St. Louis, TBA Anaheim 3, Dallas 2 Anaheim 4, Dallas 3 Anaheim 3, Dallas 2 Dallas 3, Anaheim 0 Dallas 4, Anaheim 2 Friday: Anaheim 6, Dallas 2 Sunday, April 27: Anaheim at Dallas, 8 / p.m. x-Tuesday, April 29: Dallas at Anaheim, TBA San Jose 3, Los Angeles 1 San Jose 6, Los Angeles 3 San Jose 7, Los Angeles 2 San Jose 4, Los Angeles 3, OT Thursday: Los Angeles 6, San Jose 3 Saturday: Los Angeles at San Jose, late x-Monday, April 28: San Jose at Los Angeles, TBA x-Wednesday, April 30: Los Angeles at San Jose, TBAMajor League BaseballAmerican League East W L Pct GB New York 13 10 .565 Baltimore 11 11 .500 1 Toronto 11 12 .478 2 Boston 11 13 .458 2 Tampa Bay 10 13 .435 3 Central W L Pct GB Detroit 12 8 .600 Chicago 12 12 .500 2 Kansas City 11 11 .500 2 Minnesota 11 11 .500 2 Cleveland 11 12 .478 2 West W L Pct GB Oakland 15 8 .652 Texas 14 9 .609 1 Los Angeles 11 11 .500 3 Seattle 9 13 .409 5 Houston 7 17 .292 8 Sundays Games Boston (Lester 2-3) at Toronto (Dickey 1-3), 1 / p.m. Kansas City (Shields 2-2) at Baltimore (Mi.Gonzalez 1-1), 1:35 / p.m. Detroit (Verlander 3-1) at Minnesota (Gibson 3-1), 2:10 / p.m. Oakland (Milone 0-1) at Houston (McHugh 1-0), 2:10 / p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 3-1) at Chicago White Sox (Unde cided), 2:10 / p.m. Cleveland (Salazar 0-3) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 0-1), 4:05 / p.m. Texas (Harrison 0-0) at Seattle (Maurer 0-0), 4:10 / p.m. L.A. Angels (Richards 2-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 3-0), 8:05 / p.m. National League East W L Pct GB Atlanta 15 7 .682 New York 13 10 .565 2 Washington 13 11 .542 3 Philadelphia 11 12 .478 4 Miami 10 13 .435 5 Central W L Pct GB Milwaukee 17 6 .739 St. Louis 13 11 .542 4 Cincinnati 11 12 .478 6 Pittsburgh 9 15 .375 8 Chicago 7 15 .318 9 West W L Pct GB San Francisco 13 10 .565 Colorado 13 11 .542 Los Angeles 13 11 .542 San Diego 11 13 .458 2 Arizona 8 18 .308 6 Sundays Games Miami (Koehler 2-1) at N.Y. Mets (Gee 1-1), 1 / p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 2-2) at Atlanta (Teheran 2-1), 1:35 / p.m. San Diego (Kennedy 1-3) at Washington (Jordan 0-3), 1:35 / p.m. Chicago Cubs (Hammel 3-1) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 3-0), 2:10 / p.m. Pittsburgh (Volquez 1-1) at St. Louis (Wainwright 4-1), 2:15 / p.m. Cleveland (Salazar 0-3) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 0-1), 4:05 / p.m. Colorado (J.De La Rosa 1-3) at L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 3-1), 4:10 / p.m. Philadelphia (Burnett 0-1) at Arizona (McCarthy 0-4), 4:10 / p.m. This Date in BaseballApril 27 1918 The Brooklyn Dodgers got into the win column after a major league record 0-9 start, with a 5-3 victory over the New York Giants in the opening game of a doubleheader. 1929 Brooklyn relief pitcher Clise Dudley hom ered on the rst major league pitch he saw at Phila delphias Baker Bowl. 1947 Babe Ruth Day at Yankee Stadium drew a crowd of more than 58,000 to honor the ailing star. 1963 Two two-sport players pitched in the fourth inning in a game at Fenway park. NBA players Gene Conley of the Celtics and Dave DeBusschere of the Knicks pitched for their respective Major League Baseball teams, Conley for the Red Sox and DeBusschere for the White Sox. The Red Sox won 9-5. 1973 Kansas Citys Steve Busby pitched his rst of two career no-hitters with a 3-0 victory over the Tigers at Detroit. 1983 Walter Johnsons record of 3,508 career strikeouts was eclipsed by Houstons Nolan Ryan a record which stood for 56 years. Ryan fanned Montreal pinch-hitter Brad Mills in the eighth inning of the Astros 4-2 win over the Expos. 1996 Barry Bonds became the fourth major leaguer to amass 300 homers and 300 steals when he homered in the third inning of the San Francisco Giants 6-3 victory over the Florida Marlins. His father, Bobby Bonds, godfather Willie Mays and Andre Dawson are the only other players to reach 300-300. 2000 Chicago White Sox shortstop Jose Valentin hit for the cycle and drove in ve runs in a 13-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Valentin hit for the cycle in single, double, triple and home run order. 2003 Kevin Millwood pitched a no-hitter to lead the Philadelphia Phillies over the San Francisco Giants 1-0. Millwood struck out 10 and walked three. 2005 Mark Grudzielanek hit for the cycle in his rst four at-bats in St. Louis 6-3 victory over Milwaukee. 2005 Jose Mesa earned his 300th career save in Pittsburghs 2-0 victory over Houston. Mesa became the 19th pitcher in major league history with 300. 2007 Kirk Radomski, a former New York Mets clubhouse employee, pleaded guilty to distributing steroids to major league players for a decade and agreed to help baseballs steroids investigators. 2009 Colorados Dexter Fowler tied a modernday rookie mark with ve stolen bases in the Rock ies 12-7 win over San Diego.

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www.newssun.comSunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A11 www.newssun.com Ridge Area Arc & Waypoints FinancialInvite You ToEscape to KokomoIsland View Restaurant at Sun N LakeFree Margaritas and Beer(Cash bar and soft drinks also available.)Caribbean Buffet with Chicken and Ribs Music by GrooVus A Chance To Win$20,000 for a Great Cause!To purchase tickets, make a donation, or to help sponsor this event, please contact: Conna Walker at May 2ndTickets ANNE M. PETERSONAssociated PressPORTLAND, Ore. James Harden found his shot, and Troy Daniels made his. Harden scored a career playoff-best 37 points in Houstons 121-116 over time victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday night, narrowing Portlands play off advantage to 2-1 with Game 4 set for Sunday. But it was the rookie Daniels who nailed a 3-pointer with 11.9 seconds to go that pulled Houston out of a funk from losing the rst two games of the series at home. Means a lot to me that coach called my name, said Daniels, who spent time in the D-League this season and didnt make his pro debut until March 5. As a rookie, you never know when youre going to play. That shows how much condence he has in me. Dwight Howard added 24 points and 14 rebounds for the Rockets. Only three teams have come back to win after losing the rst two games of a seven-game series at home: The last was the 2004-05 Mavericks, who came back against the Rockets. LaMarcus Aldridge had more than 40 points in each of Portlands victories in the rst two games in Houston. But Omer Asik did a good job of shutting him down Friday night, holding the All-Star forward to 23 points. The Blazers were led by Damian Lillard with 30 points. Portland trailed by as many as 11 points in the nal quarter, but Nicolas Batum hit a 3-pointer with 41 seconds left to tie it at 110. Harden missed a halfcourt shot at the buzzer to send the game to overtime. Lillards layup gave Portland a 116-112 lead with 3:08 left in the extra period. Jeremy Lin hit a jumper from the top of the key before Hardens fadeaway tie it with 1:51 to go. Aldridge missed a jumper over Howard, but Lin missed a 3-pointer on the other end before Daniels nailed his 3-pointer. Daniels nished with nine points in the game, all 3s. Before the game, coach Kevin McHale told Daniels to be ready, the undrafted signee out of Virginia Commonwealth said. Batum missed a 3 with 4.9 seconds left and Harden made free throws for the nal margin. The Blazers hadnt opened a playoff series 2-0 since 1977, when they got the early jump on the Lakers en route to the Western Conference title. Portland went on to beat Philadelphia for its lone NBA championship. Houston coach Kevin McHale, who acknowledged before the game that his team was frustrated, tinkered with the lineup and started Asik in place of Terrence Jones. Asik did a good job in keeping Aldridge out of the paint and the Rockets responded by coming out with intensity. Patrick Beverleys 3-pointer gave the Rockets and early 19-13 lead before Harden nished off the rst quarter with a 3-pointer to put Houston up 35-24. Harden and Bever ley each nished the rst quarter with 11 points. Harden was the leagues top shooting guard in the regular season, but he was 14 of 47 from the eld in his opening two playoff games for his worst twogame stretch of the season. Lillards 3-pointer tied it at 38, but Mo Williams and Robin Lopez each hit baskets to put Portland in front and cap a 16-point run. Daniels 3 gives Rockets win MCT photo Dwight Howard had 24 points and 14 rebounds in the Rockets win Friday night. NOAH TRISTERAssociated PressIts fair to suspect that Michael Pineda isnt the only pitcher trying a few tricks on the mound from time to time. The Yankees pitcher was suspended for 10 games for having a glob of pine tar on his neck to rub on his hands to grip the ball on a chilly night. Here are ve reasons its not that easy to crack down on pitchers willing to bend Rule 8.02(b), which bars them from having any foreign substance in their possession or on their body during a game: ITS EASY TO GET Saliva, soap, Vaseline and yes, pine tar are all readily available. Pine tar is actually legal in baseball, but for hitters. According to the games ofcial rules, the bat handle can be covered with any material to improve a hitters grip as long as the substance doesnt extend past 18 inches. INDIFFERENCE IN THE LEAGUE Pine tar has rarely caused much of a stir unless its use is unusually blatant. Pineda was spotted with a brown gooey substance on his right hand in a game against the Red Sox on April 10. It was only after he took the mound Wednesday with an odd-looking streak on his neck again against Boston that the Red Sox asked an umpire to check him. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, a former catcher, said Thursday: I do think pitchers using pine tar isnt as big a deal as its being made out to be. Its more about getting a grip. ITS EASY TO HIDE Aside from constant, airport-style searches by umpires, its hard to think of a foolproof way to prevent doctoring the ball. In 1987, Philadelphia pitcher Kevin Gross was suspended 10 days after he was caught with sandpaper in his glove. That same year, Minnesotas Joe Niekro got 10 days for carrying an emery board and sandpaper in his pocket. But instances like that are rare and even with all the cameras at major league games now, hiding a tiny object used to scuff the ball wouldnt be impossible. STICKY SITUATIONS ARISE IN OTHER SPORTS, TOO Baseball players arent the only ones willing to go to creative lengths to get a grip. England cricket captain Mike Atherton was caught on television using dry soil from his pocket to rub into the ball during a 1994 inter national between England and South Africa. He was ned and insisted he had been using the soil to dry his hands on a humid day, but acknowledged he had not admitted to having soil in his pocket when questioned by a referee. Several international teams have also admitted to using candy to change the ball. Fielders suck on sugary candy and rub the saliva into the ball, creating a smooth and shiny surface. A shinyscuffed ball would not behave the same as an untouched ball and in theory be harder for the batters to hit. THERES A SLIGHT RISK, AND BIG REWARD Pitchers and batters, too have been trying to get an edge for decades, but in terms of long suspensions and public shame, doctoring a ball or corking a bat doesnt seem to resonate in the same way as the use of performanceenhancing drugs. Some pitchers may still feel they have little to lose by trying an illegal substance on the mound. Pineda was suspended for 10 games while drug suspensions can be far longer.Pine tar, Vaseline, spit all part of baseball

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A12 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com Sweetbay is now Winn-Dixie.Welcome to a whole new experience with new items and hundreds of new ways to save at your neighborhood store at 3250 US 27 same great service youve come to expect with a few more ways to save. Now thats making healthy easy. Because were not just changing the name. Were changing the way you shop. For the better. SebringNewsSun-GO6ROP-11.25X10.5 Shes been giving you great service for years. Andrea Rassmussen was grateful to bring the pair in among her recruiting class of six players. Jordan has such great court awareness, she said. Shes always got her eye on whats happening all over the court. Shes also very versatile, so if any position has an injury, I can just plug her in with no drop off. And Lindsey is a very talented setter and she can work a fast offense, which is what we will be doing, Rassmussen continued. And with her length and athleticism, she can do other things to score as well. The Lady Titans are coming off a 13-23 season, which means there is work to be done to turn things around. But it also means there will be opportunities for both Hinkle and Whittington to earn time on the court. I want the girls to compete for playing time, Rassmussen said. We keep stats in practice each week and whoever earns it is going to play. And if having each other to ease the transition wasnt enough, another familiar face will be on hand as former Lake Placid standout Alana Nielander just nished her two years as a player and will be the teams student assistant. The chance to head to the coast was not lost on this dynamic duo either. The Melbourne campus is per fect. It isnt too big and it isnt too small. Plus there is a lot to do in Melbourne, Whittington said. And the beach is just over the bridge in Merritt Island. Hinkle had a back-up offer in hand, from War ner, before getting the call from East Florida, and that sealed her decision. Coming from someone who grew up in Sebring her whole life. Living 30 minutes away just didnt seem far enough, she said with a laugh. All my hard work has paid off in the end, and I can now ofcially say Im a college volleyball player. And in so doing, her and Whittington have given East Florida quite a package deal. SIGNING FROM PAGE A9 fth. Trent Garcia pushed a bunt between the mound and the rst baseline and was able to beat it out. Brian Barbosa then followed with a single to left, with the runners both stealing to get into scoring position. Rivera then hit a y ball to center, scoring Garcia and moving Bar bosa to third with the tying run, and ended McGraths night. He pitched a really good game, but this was the third time theyve seen him this season and they were coming through the order again, Cor nell said. So I brought Tyrone (Perry) in to give them a different look. But coming in from four innings in the outeld to the mound wasnt quite a smooth transition at rst, as a wild pitch sent Barbosa racing in with the tying score. He soon settled in, however, and got a grounder to short and a strike out to limit the damage. The Devils kept swinging, but luck wasnt on their side in the fth, as two, hard-hit balls off Martinez and Perrys bat were right at McKeel defenders and the game remained tied. The Wildcats did put a runner on in the top of the sixth when Sean Asher reached on an error with one out. Perry struck out the next batter, though Asher stole second in the meantime. Then, with two outs, a wild pitch moved Asher to third and Clark Grenfell hit a high chopper toward Frazier at short. Had Frazier hesitated, he would have been faced with a tricky, short-hop and McKeel could have taken the lead. But he charged hard and snared it before the short-hop, then red across the diamond for out number three. Avon Park then got the offense going to put this one away. Jahna and Kyle Kelley started the sixth with back-to-back singles and Alex Gomez drew a walk to load the bases with nobody out. Cobb then came through with a single to bring Jahna in, with Kelley soon coming home on a passed ball. Later, with two outs and two on, Martinez and Perry were patient in working the count and drew consecutive walks to force a run home and put the lead at 6-3. McKeel had come back early in the season with a six-run seventh inning to hand Avon Park its only district loss, and they showed signs again. With one out, Barbosa lined a single to center, and with two out, Brandon Smith took a base on balls. Bryce Barter then smashed a scalding shot headed to right, but rst baseman Gordon gloved it and got to the base in plenty of time for the game-clinching nal out. Im real proud of my guys for getting it done, Cornell said after the team accepted their championship trophy. And this was a good game for us heading into the playoffs. McKeel is a very good, very well-coached team and they werent going to quit, he continued. Id rather have a game like this, where we had to battle, and give us a wake-up call as we head to our next game. That next game will be the rst round of the Class 4A playoffs, which Avon Park (20-4) will host against District 10 runner-up Tampa Catholic (16-9). They are always a good match-up, and it will be a game between two traditionally strong programs, Cornell said. I think they have one more state championship than us and we have the most tournament appearances, so there is some history there too. Game time against the Crusaders is 7 / p.m. Thursday at Head Field. AP FROM PAGE A9 Living 30 minutes away just didnt seem far enough.Jordan Hinkle EFSC signee Dan Hoehne/News-SunJ.C. Cobb races to the plate for a second-inning run and would add three hits and an RBI in the Red Devil win.passing and other skills. There was something offered at all levels of disabilities including those in wheelchairs. SFSC volleyball play ers who came out to work with Ridge Area Arc consumers were Allison Tay lor, Evin Foster, Darby Jones, Kendall Baum, Melanie Sandoval, Breighly Bolton, Jasmine Kelly, Brianne Ballow, Jada Spano, Madison Bitton and Abbey Rouch. STARS FROM PAGE A9 Id rather have a game like this, where we had to battle, and give us a wake-up call as we head to our next game.Whit Cornell Avon Park head coach

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B2 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com ACROSS 1 Spanish desserts 6 Loads of fun 11 Loaded, in Limoges 16 Local geog. division 19 Bar Mitzvah reading source 20 Help with the kids 21 Words after make or devise 22 Member of the ock 23 Organic farming staple 25 Co-bene ciary 27 Honshu city 28 Regarding 30 Pleads not guilty 31 Flimsy 33 Minimal effort 34 Salt in chem class 35 Like some access 38 Batsmans protection 44 Hydrocarbon suf x 45 Second-smallest st. 47 Keema __: meat-stuffed bread 48 Compact coloring 49 Slim down and shape up, say 54 Devices that can correct diplopia 57 Single, for one: Abbr. 58 s Super! 59 Shows of support 61 Gar elds purebred clown 62 Energizes, with up 63 Emulated a pirate 64 Puts up 66 Food critics criticism 68 The Snows of Kilimanjaro author 72 Water, often 75 Needles 76 Drifters 80 Respond to Lets hear it ... 81 Response to a capitn 84 Picked at random 85 Comfort 86 Antz effects, for short 87 Opera set on Cyprus 89 Stand up to 91 Thats __!: directors cry 93 Separate mil. service since 1947 95 Thai language 96 Latin I verb 97 Government appropriations session 102 More signi cant 105 Switch back? 106 Hungarian castle city 107 Ranking symbol 108 Actor born Alphonso DAbruzzo 112 Jacksonvilles county 114 Will of Blue Bloods 117 Became discouraged 119 Floor-warming technique 122 Make a scene? 123 Dangerous snake 124 Idyllic regions 125 Stagger 126 Cross-country need, perhaps 127 Needless __ ... 128 Tailors tucks 129 Cropped up DOWN 1 Consumer protection org. 2 Get a load of that! 3 Multitude 4 City mentioned in the song Thats Amore 5 Aimed for 6 Tiny Amazon 7 Good one! 8 Be right with ya 9 Even (with) 10 Enters 11 Indian friend of TVs Sheldon and Leonard 12 It can help you carry a tune 13 Customer 14 Steel Magnolias actress Daryl 15 Decoys 16 Golf bag items 17 Big con ict, brie y 18 Flippant 24 Eventually 26 You there? 29 Sports news staple 32 Pulitzer-winning biographer Leon 35 Hose in a shell 36 Motionless 37 Ditto 39 Big name in syrups 40 Oklahoma city named for a Tennyson character 41 Inspiration sources 42 Karnaks country 43 Wound up 46 Parsecs 3.26, roughly: Abbr. 50 Hide 51 Chris known for her ground strokes 52 Auto antifreeze brand 53 Regatta entry 55 Joins the chorus 56 Catty remark? 60 Mount 62 Radio bribe 64 Like many King novels 65 Excessive attery 67 Lake near Squaw Valley 69 Tweet source 70 Uh-huh 71 Handrail post 72 1983 Mr. T comedy 73 20th-cen. largely female labor org. 74 Scottish landowner 77 Lacking a knack for 78 Carol opening 79 Tijuana title 82 Swing around 83 To whom Rick said Well always have Paris 85 Cut 87 Collapsible headgear 88 Propelled in a regatta, maybe 90 Follows (along) 92 Deal sealer 94 Exactly what I thought 98 City on Lake Erie 99 Sur ng wannabes 100 More than 70% of its population lives in Clark County 101 Landscaping machine 103 Stand and Deliver Calif. setting 104 Gar elds successor 108 Quaint plaint 109 It may be picked 110 Piedmont product 111 Forte 113 Fluffy stuff 115 First name in Finnish American architects 116 Egg holders 118 Not give up 120 Balaams mount 121 Featured article hidden in this puzzles nine longest answers FEATURED ARTICLE BY GAIL GRABOWSKISolution on B5 Metro News ServiceARIES Aries, your energy needs an outlet. Exercise is a productive way to expend yourself, so stretch at your desk, skip the elevator for the stairs or take a walk at lunchtime. TAURUS Untangle yourself from con icts at work, Taurus. This is not the time to get involved in anything that may put your chances for a promotion in jeopardy. GEMINI You are full of intellectual energy, Gemini. Answers to trivia show questions come easily to you and youre ready to solve the worlds most pressing problems. CANCER Cancer, give your nances serious consideration this week. Find a solid plan for saving and stick with it because you are going to need extra funds in a few months. LEO Expect some great news to come your way this week, Leo. This news may impact your personal or professional life, or even both. Ready yourself. VIRGO Virgo, be exible with your schedule so you can go with the ow as much as possible this week. Try something silly that will put you in a good mood. LIBRA Dont sweat the small stuff, Libra. Others are more focused on the bigger picture so you dont need to fret over everything. Relax and things will come together nicely. SCORPIO Watch out for any impulses that are out of character for you, Scorpio. You could be feeling like abandoning your usual modus operandi in favor of taking a more risky approach. SAGITTARIUS You have lots of social energy this week, Sagittarius. Others are relying on you, and you are likely to have many admirers by the weeks end. Take this opportunity to impress. CAPRICORN Capricorn, daily life can be tiring, but you need to nd a way to muster a little more energy. Get adequate rest and eat right so you have the energy you need in the week ahead. AQUARIUS Life gets a bit interesting this week, Aquarius. Embrace change, even if the concept of change is alien to you. It is good to get out of your shell. PISCES Pisces, now might be a good time to reect and take a break from the hustle and bustle. See if you can y solo for a little while.FAMOUS BIRTHDAYSApril 27; Cory Booker, Politician (45); April 28, Penelope Cruz, Actress (40); April 29, Jerry Seinfeld, Comic (60); April 30, Johnny Galecki, Actor (39); May 1, Emilia Clarke, Actress (27); May 2, Donatella Versace, Designer (59); May 3, Eric Church, Singer (37).Dont sweat the small stuff, Libra; take a break, PiscesDEAR ABBY: I have worked in a pharmacy for 30 years, and every summer its the same story. People forget their medication and leave it at home. Why do people not realize that their meds should be one of the FIRST things they pack? Yes, we can call their pharmacist back home to get a transfer, but if the prescription was just lled, their insurance will not go through, or theyll have to wait while we call for a vacation override. Please, people remember your medications, and if you dont plan on spending a while sitting around our pharmacy waiting for us to call your hometown pharmacy, and possibly your insurance company, then dont get angry at us when it takes longer than the 15 minutes you expected. I love my job. But Im beginning to dread irresponsible, crabby tourists who know they need their blood pressure meds every day and expect us to drop whatever were doing to take care of them. PHRUSTRATED PHARMACIST IN MONTANADEAR PHARMACIST: I sympathize with your phrustration, so Im printing your heartfelt letter, hoping it will help you to lower YOUR blood pressure. I dont think the people you describe are irresponsible as much as they may be disorganized. The way I have solved this problem is to keep multiple copies of a printed list of items I must have when I travel. As I pack, I check them off my list and before I close my travel bag, I doublecheck to make sure nothing has been forgotten. Perhaps others will nd this helpful. DEAR ABBY: Whats up with penmanship these days? A few years ago, my mother gave me some old letters written by my grandfather to my grandmother. Some of them are treasures because the written words are not only loving and endearing, but the penmanship is beautiful. The script writings are actually examples of art in this modern age. I work at a bank, Abby, and many of the signatures I see every day are illegible. Is written communication becoming obsolete? With the electronic age and schools going paperless, will penmanship become unnecessary? MARY IN HUNTSVILLE, ALA.DEAR MARY: Years ago, penmanship was routinely taught in the public schools, and students spent nearly an hour a day practicing how to write legibly. Today, I am told that 10 minutes is devoted to teaching students to PRINT. If the emails I receive are any indication, capitalization and punctuation are also being jettisoned. And if the electric grid ever goes down and battery power runs out, well have to start over with stone tablets and chisels. DEAR ABBY: I know its rude to ask workers how much money they make, but does that also apply to asking a student what his or her grades are? Aside from parents and teachers, I dont think its anybodys business how Im doing academically. In my opinion, asking, How are your grades? is as rude as asking, How much money do you make? What do you think? MATT IN EUGENE, ORE.DEAR MATT: Im with you. How about coming back with, Ill forgive you for asking if youll forgive me for not answering.Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.Medications left at home cause vacation headaches DEAR ABBYJeanne Phillips WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

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B4 | NEWSSS U nN | SS unday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com ASSISTED LIVING 863-386-1060 www.cpcommunities.com Safe and Secured Memory Care Wing Staffed with Full Time Licensed Nurses Memory Focused Daily Social ProgramsCall to make lunch reservations to visit our building!Please contact Renee Marley or Tina Thompson at Crown Pointe ALF for additional information.Secured Memory Care Wing AL#9756 Presents Courtesy photoKrikitt Courtesy photoSimplicity Courtesy photoWinners of the 2014 Red Nose Awards for Tobys Clown Foundation and School are Christine Krikitt Gribenas and Caitrina Simplicity Monoco. The recognition given these clowns is well deserved due to their devotion to clowning over the past year. Simplicity, a hobo clown, has developed an exciting character performing many functions, explaining the art of the hobo clown and specializes in ballooning. For information about the next clown class on June 20-22, call Tobys Clown Museum and School at 465-2920 or go to the website at www.tobysclownfoundation.orgRED NOSE AW arAR D P rR ESE nN TEDWelcome to the roost! Good news for all read ers who have been following the Bud Warren saga. B ob Hummel, president of the Highlands County Audubon Society, reports that the entire member ship is in support of honoring the memory of Bud b y naming the bluebird trail at the Royce Ranch Preserve, the Bud Warren Bluebird Trail. Now comes the hard part. The Fish and Wildlife folks will have to come on board, and get permission from higher up to erect the plaque and to have it placed on the road. All progress will be duly re ported here in our column. W e will not highlight one specic bird to report on as other important busi ness should be addressed. O ne of these items is to re iterate how important it is to include all childr en in the basics of our natural world and how we all must agree to live in harmony; co-existing with all that swim, ies, crawls (above and below), all that we ad mit to be created (or by other means as one sees t). The fact of the matter is that there are wonder ful and amazing creatures in our world. I f we, the adults, do our job right, the children we educate today will be the champi ons of nature preservation tomorr ow. There are certain people who have devoted their lives to ensure that chil dren in their sphere of inuence receive as good an education r egarding our natural world as possible. One of these outstanding individuals is Nancy Dey rup, who has been associated with the Archbold B iological Station in Lake Placid for about 30 years. As a matter of fact, other important people thought enough about Nancys work and nominated her for the Judge Clifton M. Kelly Champion for Chil dren Award in 2002. That par ticular year saw some very important people nominated for this pres tigious award. Some of them w ere Judge J. Da vid Langford, Highlands C ounty Sheriff Susan Ben ton, Childrens Museum of the H iglands found er Linda Crowder, retired H ighlands County Clerk of Courts L.E. Luke Brook er, Cindy Marshall (advocate for people with disabilities), and Donald H ansen, an educator for 35 years who served tire lessly on statewide councils to teach youth environmental protection and conser vation ethics. The winner that year was Sandra Lopes, founder and director of Alpha Ome ga Crisis Center, Potters H ouse, American Heri tage School and the Children of Promise Programs, a ministr y for child care, foster care, and adoption. She was also the recipient of the Governors Point of Light Award in 2002. Other high-prole peo ple could be named, however we should not forget all the many v olunteers who give so many hours and days of their lives to make it all work, just like the behind-the-scenes folks who are important to the nal curtain, but are never seen. Volunteers do it for the love of it, which brings to mind my wife, Ruth, who so enjoyed working at the Archbold Station. Her job was to be at the lab and answer any and all questions regarding what the children were seeing at the lab. Ruth so enjoyed taking the Florida corn snake out its connement and allowing to wrap it self around her neck for all the childr en to now ask all about snakes. She would always encourage the vis iting children to touch the snake to pr ove to them selves that the snake was not slimy and was r eally very people oriented. Now was the time to educate the kids about poison ous and non-poisonous snakes in F lorida. One of my jobs at the station was at the cleared area where all kinds of an imals would leave their footpr ints. The days expe rience left us exhausted, but with a lot of satisfac tion knowing we did our par t. As stated previously, to morrow belongs to the childr en of today, who will become the champions of the environment they will inherit. And that is why our articles always end by saying get out there and enjoy the Creators out doors; its a quality of life activity that will add y ears to your life and life to your years.Hank Kowalski lives in Lake Plac id and is a graduate of the Dr. Reed Bo wman Bird Study Course, given at South Florida State Col lege. He is a past commissioner of the Natural Resources Advisory Commission (NRAC). He is also a past pr esident of the High lands County Audubon Society and a past pr esident of the Heartland Environmental Council, Inc. Email him at hankwildbird@htn.net.Children need to learn about all creatures Archbold Biological SS tation/Courtesy photoRuth Kowalski always enjoyed spending time with the children at Archbold Biological Station. Many times she would use a Florida corn snake to lead the children to ask questions about snakes. BI rR DS & OO T HE rR WI WI L DD THI THI NG SS Hank Kowalski

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www.newssun.comSunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B5 Quality Work at a Reasonable Price ROOFING SPECIALIST 863-385-4690 FULLY LICENSED & INSUREDState Lic # RC 0066817 CROSSWORD SOLUTION BUSINESS BY SAMANTHA GHOLARStaff WriterSEBRING Robert Kresge is surrounded by cute, cuddly puppies every day at his new business, Chasing Tails, in Sebring. I love animals, said Kresge. Thats why Im doing this. Im helping to make families feel more complete. Chasing Tails offers approximately 20 puppies of various breeds and sizes for sale. Kresge houses the puppies, most which are nine weeks in age or younger, in the store for customers to hold and play with at their leisure. Families come in and the kids are just so excited. I like watching them come in and pick out a puppy. Im not doing this to get rich, I just want to see these puppies go to great homes, Kresge said. All of the puppies are vaccinated and have health certi cates mandatory in the state of Florida in order to sell canines, Kresge said. Since opening one month ago, Chasing tails has seen 20 puppies come and go through its doors to new owners. People do come in looking for different breeds but we dont really keep a certain type of breed here. If someone asks for something we dont have, we take their name and number in case we do happen to come across one, said Kresge. Chasing Tail is at 2191 U.S. 27 North (next to Dominos Pizza and Brewsters) in the Central Shopping Plaza across from Burger King. It is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., Saturday noon until 8 p.m. and Sunday noon until 5 p.m. (closed Tuesdays). For more information, call Kresge at 414-7447.Samantha Gholar can be reached at samantha.gholar@newssun. com or 385-6155 ext: 526.Chasing Tails opens for puppy sales Samantha Gholar/News SunKendra Hobbes checks out a young puppy at Chasing Tails in Sebring Thursday evening. Hobbes came in to look at puppies but may have found her new puppy love. Samantha Gholar/News SunPuppies such as this one await potential new homes at Chasing Tails. Special to the News-SunTAVARES For the second consecutive year, Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. has been named a 2014 Hospice Honors recipient, a prestigious award recognizing hospices providing the best patient care as rated by the patients caregiver. Cornerstone Hospice in Highlands, Hardee and Polk counties is the only hospice in Central Florida to achieve this award. Established by Deyta, this prestigious annual honor recognizes hospices that continuously provide the highest level of satisfaction through their care as measured from the caregivers point of view. Deyta used the Family Evaluation of Hospice Care (FEHC) survey results from more than 1,700 partnering hospice agencies contained in Deytas FEHC database with an evaluation period of October 2012 through September 2013. Deyta identi ed Hospice Honors recipients by evaluating hospices performance on a set of eighteen satisfaction indicator measures. The set of questions included only indicator measures, omitting qualifying, leader and demographic questions. Individual hospice performance scores were aggregated for the evaluation period and were compared on a question-by-question basis to a national average score calculated from Deytas FEHC database. We are thrilled to present Hospice Honors for the second year in a row. We are honored to serve such a dedicated industry, and we look forward to recognizing top performers each year for their hard work and dedication, said Kevin Porter, president and CEO of Deyta. Partnering with thousands of hospice, home health, and healthcare organizations, Deyta simplies data-driven management, enabling our clients to overcome the mountains of data that cloud good judgment. With Deytas High De nition Success Guidance solutions and services, healthcare leaders make proactive The medical team, support staff and volunteers who make up Cornerstone are incredibly dedicated to ensuring quality hospice care is available to anyone who needs it, said Chuck Lee, CEO of Cornerstone Hospice. It is an honor to be recognized as the only hospice in our service area to achieve this award complimenting their hard work but I suspect the greatest reward is the daily interaction with patients and their families and the knowledge that we are providing compassionate care with dignity to those who are at end-of-life.Cornerstone receives Hospice Honors for 2nd straight yearNEW YORK (AP) The stock market fell sharply Friday, dragged down by disappointing quarterly results from Amazon and Ford. Escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine also weighed on the market. Worried investors sold their risky assets and moved into the traditional safe havens: bonds, gold and stocks that pay high dividends like utilities. The Standard & Poors 500 fell 15.21 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,863.40. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 140.19 points, or 0.9 percent, to 16,361.46 and the Nasdaq composite lost 72.78 points, or 1.8 percent, to 4,075.56. Fridays sell-off was enough to push the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq into the red for the week. Technology stocks, which have been volatile for the last two months, were once again a hotbed of selling. Amazon, the worlds largest online store, sank $33.32, or 10 percent, to $303.83. Amazon reported late Thursday an increase in rst-quarter pro t, but the company also said that spending on investments will likely lead to an operating loss in the second quarter. The retail giant dragged the rest of the technology sector lower, making it one of the worst performing sectors in the S&P 500. Stocks drop sharply; Amazon, tech shares drop

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B6 | NEWSSS U nN | SS unday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com PLACES TO WORSHI pP Places 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 aA NNew LL ife AA nglican Fellowship, 10 N. Main A ve. (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 Commu nion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pas toral and Spiritual.ASSEMB LL Y OF G G O D CC hrist Fellowship CC hurch ( AA ssembly of God) 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Await ing His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in T ruth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morn ing Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. W ednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 471-0924. First A 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 II ST AA von Park L L akes Baptist C C hurch, 22600 N. Highlands Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery fa cilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunda y and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible class es at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunda y. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist C C hurch (G AR AR B C 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 (20 s+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.betha nybaptistap.com or call the church ofce at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist C 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 inter pretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist C C hurch, 1000 Max well St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunda y School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Wor ship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Tele phone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: ofce@apfellowship.org; W eb site, www.ap fellowship.org. F irst Baptist C C hurch of A A von P ark, N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 453-6681. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Rev. Johnattan Soltero, His panic pastor; Joy Loomis, director of music. Sunda y Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Wor ship, 10:45 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.; Y outh Choir, 4:30 p.m.; Evening Wor ship, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for both services. Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Children s Choir, 5:45 p.m.; Youth Activities, 6 p.m.; Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mis sion Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., wor ship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bi ble study at 7 p.m. To watch services online, go to the w ebsite at www.fbcap.net. In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist C C hurch of L 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 star ts 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 chil dren. Call the church at 655-1524. F irst Baptist C C hurch of L L ake Placid, Know ing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Ro yal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Website: www.fbclp.com. Email: information@fbclp.com. Sunday ser vices Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary 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. Ro yal Palm St., Lake Placid. For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. First Baptist C C hurch of L 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 pro vided 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 disco ver Gods love. For more information about the church or the minis tries offered, call 655-1878. F irst Baptist C C hurch, S 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.; Blend ed 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 A venue Baptist C 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.; Sun day Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunda y Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children and youth at 6 p.m. and for adults at 6:30 p.m. II ndependent Baptist C 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. W ednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. LL eisure L L akes Baptist C C hurch, 808 Gar denia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the w est 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 Eve ning 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 C hurch (G AR AR B C C ), 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morn ing Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-w eek service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist C C hurch, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Wel come to the church where the Son always shines. Sunda y 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: 214-3025. Afliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. SS parta R R oad Baptist C C hurch, ( S S B C 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. SS outhside Baptist C C hurch (G AR AR B C 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 kinder garten through fth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Mid week Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Ofce phone, 385-0752. SS pring L L ake Baptist C 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; Mor ning 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 ser vices. SS unridge Baptist C C hurch, ( S S B C 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. CC ATHO LIC LICOO ur LL ady of Grace CC atholic CC 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; Sunda y 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 (Sep tember to May) are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. SS t. C C atherine C C atholic C 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-Fri day. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com or 385-0049; Parochial V icar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 385-3993; Assist ing Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, 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. (F rench 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. Monda y-Friday. SS t. James C C atholic C C hurch, 3380 Placid view Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Sun day 8 a..m. and 10 a.m. year round. Sat urday Vigil 4 p.m. Weekdays 9 a.m. Holy da ys 9:30 a.m. (Vigil evening before at 7 p.m.) First Saturday of each month: Healing Mass, 9 a.m. CC HR II ST II A NNCC ornerstone CC hristian CC hurch, (Saxon Hall) 1003 W. Pine St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Lo ve Christ Love People. Jon Carter, Music Minister. Sunday, 9 a.m. Bible Study; 10 a.m. Worship; Communion avail able each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellowship Group. For more information call 4537679. SS ebring C C hristian C C hurch, 4514 Ham mock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher. Kristy Marvin, Child rens Director. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunda y School, 11 a.m.; Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Phone 382-6676. First C C hristian C C hurch (Disciples of CC hrist), 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-0358 or 385-3435. The Re v. 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. CC HR II ST II A NN & M I I SS II O NN A RY A LLILLI A NCN C E TT he AA lliance CC hurch of SS ebring, 451 Spar ta 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. CC HUR CC H OF BRETHRE NNCC 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. CC HUR CC H OF C C HR II S T AA von Park C C hurch of C C hrist, 200 S. Forest Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunda y 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. HH eartland church of C 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. LL ake Placid C C hurch of C 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 e venings 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/. SS ebring Parkway C C hurch of C C hrist, 3800 Se bring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443. Minister : Kevin Patterson. Times of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. CC HUR CC H OF G G OD CC hurch on the RR idge, Church of God, Ander son, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sun day, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, W ednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863) 382-0773. CC HUR CC H OF N N A ZARE NN EFirst CC hurch of the Nazarene of AA 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. CC hurch of the Nazarene of L L ake Plac id, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Adult Sunda y school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday evening: All church meal, 6 p.m.; Christian Life Study, 6:45 p.m. Winter Life groups pend ing. Call 446-1339. Pastor Tim Taylor. CC HUR CC HES OF C C H R II S T IN IN CC HR II ST II A NN U NIN I O NN CC ommunity Bible CC hurch CC hurches of CC hrist in C C hristian Union, (Orange Blos som Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (tr uck 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. Sun day School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (T ransportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednes day evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. W ednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor. Phone 453-6052.EP II S CC OPA LLEE piscopal CC hurch of the RR edeemer AA von P ark, 910 W. Martin St., Avon Park, FL 33825 (U.S. 27 across from Wells Mo tor Co.). Rev. Canon George Conger. Sun day services: Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m.; Bible study W ednesday at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Come and wor ship 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 hour s open and donation pick up at 664-9668 or 453-5664. SS t. A A gnes E E piscopal C C hurch, 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Fa ther Scott Walker. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucha rist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on W ednesday 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 Bi ble study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always w elcome. Church ofce 385-7649, for more information. SS t. Francis of A A ssisi A A nglican E E pis copal CC hurch, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Worship: Sun day, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sun day Bible study at 9:15 a.m. Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. W ednesday Wor ship 6 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m. Holy Communion with Healing Call the thrift store for hours open 699-0221.EVA NGNG E LICLIC A LL FREE C C H UR CC H O F AMER ICIC A TT he CC hurch of the Way EE F CACA 1005 N. Ridge wood 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 gather s for contemporary worship, teach ing of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come ear ly and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Ofce Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ hotmail.com. Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GG RA CC E BRETHRE NN Grace Brethren CC hurch, 3626 Thunder bird Road, (863) 835-0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednes day services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Children s Ministry throughout all ser vices, and there are variosu other class es for teens, married couples, primetimer s, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and AfterSchool Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org. ININ DEPE NN DE NN TFirst CC hristian CC hurch, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the W eb at www.rstchristi anap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at F irst Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Se nior Minister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Wor ship 10 a.m.; Wednesday studies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events. ININ TERDE NN OM INI N A T II O NN A LL World H H arvest and R R estoration Minis tries, (non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd.,(non-denominational) 2200 N. A von Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. Phone: 4529777 or 453-3771. Sunday service: Sun day School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. W ednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meet ing/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers. LL UTHERA N NAA tonement LL utheran CC hurch ( ELCAELCA ), 1178 S.E. Lak eview Drive., Sebring. Rev. Sha ron Dorr and Deacon David Thoresen will be the Spiritual Leader s, alternating Sundays. 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. Jesus went to the temple in a robe and san dals. Quilting classes every Monday at 6 p.m. Looking for quilter s or people willing to learn. Call 840-3303. CC hrist L L utheran C C hurch A A von P ark LCLC M S S 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sunday Divine Wor ship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated e very week with tradition al Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. F ellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come wor ship and fellowship with us. For informa tion call Pastor Scott McLean at (863) 471-2663 or see christlutherana vonpark. org. Faith L L utheran C C hurch LC LC M S S ,2740 Lakeview Dr, Sebring; Church phone: 3857848; Faith Child Development Center: 385-3232. Sunday Traditional Worship Ser vice: 8 a.m.; Sunday Praise Worship Service: 10:30 a.m.; Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunda y. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 9:15 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 8 a.m. on WITS 1340AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include week ly adult Bible studies, Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. All are warmly wel come in the Family of Faith. Good S S hepherd L L utheran C C hurch (AALC) American Association of Luther an Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Se bring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. W orship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bi ble Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. So cial activities: Choir, Missions, Evange lism. Phone 385-2346. Ne w L L ife E E vangelical L L utheran C C hurch, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangeli cal Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Wor ship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more infor mation, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www. newlifesebring.com. RR esurrection L L utheran C C hurch ELCA ELCA 324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, Avon Park. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sun day worship 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Worship Ser vice is at 7 p.m. Open Communion cel ebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. TT rinity L L utheran C C hurch LC LC M S S 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director Education Hour, 8:45 a.m.; Worship service, 10 a.m. Holy Com munion each rst and third Sunday. Chil drens Church scheduled during worship ser vice, 4-year-olds through fth grade. Nursery provided during worship service for infants to 3-year-olds. Seasonal MidWeek Services each Wwednesday eve ning during Advent and Lent. Call church ofce at 465-5253 or visit the w ebsite at www.Trinitylutheranlp.com. Other ac tivities and groups include: Choir; Ladies Guild and L WML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies; Trinity Tots Pre-school, and Youth Group. NN O NN -DE NN OM INI N A T II O NN A LL Bible Fellowship CC hurch, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: F irst 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 Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Children, ages 4 yrs through 5th grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church of ce 385-1024. CC alvary C C hurch, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An inde pendent community church. Sunday morn ing worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunda y evening service, 6 p.m. Pas tor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church w aiting for your visit. CC hristian T T raining Ministries I I nc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. A nursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Chris tian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadown ing@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associ ate minister, caseydowning@hotmail.com. Church phone: 314-0482. W eb site: www. ctmforme.com CC rossroads of L L ife,148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863655-9163. The place of your Divine ap pointment. We expect our supernatural God to transfor m our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you. With His plan we re ceive His provision along with His per fect timing and opportunity. What you ha ve longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life. We teach, train and send forth to win souls. You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter. We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Faith & Familylife Worship C C enter, Pastors Leroy and JoAnn Taylor invite you to discover one of Sebrings hidden trea sures at 2349 U.S. 27 South (Banyan Plaza off Spar ta Road and Lake Jackson). We provide biblical solutions for every day challenges through our multicultur al worship services available on Sun days at 11 a.m. and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Child care is a vailable for all who at tend. For more information, all 385-1800. Plan your r st visit. Matthew 7:7 says, Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will nd; knock and the door will be opened to you. Our guests are very im portant, so please let us know how we can meet your need b y emailing theffwc@ gmail.com. Our mission at Faith & Fami lylife is centered around Restoring Lives, F amilies and Communities. Grace Bible C 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, 5:307:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org HH ighlands C C ommunity C C hurch, a ca sual contemporary church, meets at 3005 Ne w 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 C hurch of S S ebring, worshiping at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor Gary Kindle. Bible study every Sunday, 9 a.m. Blended Church Service, 10:15 a.m. Phone (863) 835-2405. newbeginningschurchofsebring.com Be gin your week with us. TT he L L ords S S entinel Fellowship C C hurch, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tues day, 7 p.m. More information at www.juan itafolsomministries.com. Union C 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. Contemporar y Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church available. Wednesday night worship with Pastor Ti ger Gullett and CrossTalk with Pastor Bill Bre ylinger at 6 p.m. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Ofce: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org. Unity L L ife E E nrichment C C entre,new lo cation, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.uni tyofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Cel ebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. W eekly Classes, Christian Book store and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life En richment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinar y to extraordinary. RELIGION

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www.newssun.comSunday, April 27, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | B7 PRESBYTERIANCovenant Presbyterian Church (PCA), 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. Pastor Tom Schnei der. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunda y morning worship: Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday eve ning Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 3853234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail: covpres@strato.net; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org. Ofce hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday.Avon Park 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 p.m. each Wednesday; Children Ministry and Youth Group, 6 p.m. each Sunday; 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. Lake Placid First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 117 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 4652742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday Traditional Worship, 9 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. In addition, childrens church (K-2nd grade) will be provided during the 11 a.m. worship service, and childrens junior church (3rd-5th grade) is at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evenings: Adult small group Bible Study 7 p.m. (Nursery available), Youth Group (612th grades) 7 p.m., nursery and childrens ministry, 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. Sebring 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, 3:30-6:30 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. 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 lacesLACES t T O W O rsRS H I pP Inspirational RELIGION Dear Aunty and Uncle, began the letter from our sponsor ed child in In dia. Loving greetings to y ou. I am ne, I hope the same from youI love you so much. Always I pray for you. That is something I sometimes forget. This pre cious little child prays for us A child who requires so little to make her happy prays for us. I dont recall how many years ago it was that I wrote a story about Com passion International. People were reaching out to r escue children from pov erty, one child at a time. H opelessness would be turned to hopefulness be cause of these caring sponsors. That was the beginning of our sponsoring chil dren in foreign countries, pr aying for them, writing to them, sending birthday and Christmas gifts and small tokens of remem brance that could t in an env elope. Through pictures, I look into the faces of these chil dren and see them grow. The light of jo y sparkles in their eyes. Genuine smiles grace their faces. Aunty and Uncle here in the States are blessed be yond measure. Though it is doubtful I will ev er meet them here on earth, I know that one day I will embrace them in heaven. May is Compassion month and this year the day chosen for Compas sion Sunday is May 4. But each chur ch can choose a date best for them. And so we will do a presentation on May 18. At that time, packets with childrens pictures who are awaiting sponsorship will be presented. When we tell a child, Im here for you, hopelessness ees and a budding hope fulness takes up residence in hear ts. They cannot speak for themselves. Their needs and those of their fami lies are so great, they just liv e moment by moment to survive. But, we can help change thatand we are encouraged in Proverbs 31:8-9, NIV, to do just that. Speak up for those who cannot speak for them selves, for the rights of all who ar e destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. One day these little ones will be adults. We can help them grow physical ly, emotionally, mentally and spir itually so that they will no longer be children of hopelessness, but chil dren with hopeful hearts, dr eams and bright futures. Lets open our hearts to a child of Compassion. SelahJan Merop of Sebring is a News-Sun correspondent.From hopelessness to hopefulness P auseAUSE & C onsiderONSIDER Jan Merop Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Beth Courys second grade class was hosted on a eld trip to Ole South Auto Salvage on April 16. The owners, the Thomp son family, had a handson exper ience prepared for each student. The eld trip was planned as a part of the Reusing, Reducing, and Recycling unit that the students have been studying in science. The class saw how the Thompsons take the cars apart and reuse the parts that still work. Each stu dent got to crush a car that will be r ecycled. The students were tak en around in a trailer to sho w them the business. Each student was given a souvenir bag to remem ber the trip. After r eturning to school the students wrote about the eld trip and what they had learned. Donovan Lusby said, I loved smashing the cars. I learned that you can recycle cars, said Cara Rhodes. Allie Mines added, I learned that you can use things that are broken. Walker Krueger thought the ride was fun and he liked to look at the cars. It was awesome! said Lowyn Harrison. Viviana Barajas said, It was fun. Maybe Finn Taylor summed up the feelings of everyone including the chaperones by saying, This was the best eld trip ever.Lakeview Christian class gets recycling lesson Courtesy photoLakeviews second grade class attended Ole South Auto Salvage as a Reusing, Reducing and Recycling eld trip. Making the trip were (front row, from left) Viviana Brarjas, Allie Mines, Nissa Budhraj, Lwyn Harrison, Kara Rhodes, Briana Behrman, (back row) Walker Krueger, Rachael Bellinder, Donowan Lusby, Kade Layton, Jason Wyland, Ohm Patel, Finn Taylor and Marko Carrillo.Takes eld trip to Ole South Auto Salvage Courtesy photoAktion Club of Highlands County members assist the Easter Bunny as he gives Lauren Stinson, age 3, a big hug when she came up to get her basket. Aktion Club members (from left ) Eva Monk, Kerrie Baker and Ilana Levy hand out 106 baskets with the help of their other club members at the Avon Park Community Child Development Center prior to the Easter holiday. They also gave special cards and treats to all the teachers and staff at the day care. The club lled all the baskets with toys and candies for the kids. Aktion Club consists of adults with disabilities who do civic projects in the community.AK tionTION filledFILLED E asterASTER

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MYRTETUS; 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; 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 April 8,2014,in this cause,in the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida,the clerk shall sell the property situated in Highlands IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.28-2012-CA-000174 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC Plaintiff, v. DAVID G.ALLEN; ET.AL. Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment dated March 26,2014,entered in Civil Case No.: 28-2012-CA-000174,of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein GREENTREE SERVICING LLC,is Plaintiff,and DAVID G. ALLEN; BUFFY D.ALLEN; PRAIRIE OAKS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION,INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY,THROUGH,UNDER,AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANTEES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS,are Defendant(s). ROBERT W.GERMAINE,the Clerk of Court shall sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 a.m.in the Jury Assembly Room in the Basement of the Highlands County Courthouse,located at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida,33870 on the 20th day of May,2014,the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment,to wit: LOT 172,OAK BROOK,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15,PAGE 138,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. The property is located at the Street address of:3620 CREEKSIDE DRIVE,SEBRING,FL 33875. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale,you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale.If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days,only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on March 28,2014. CLERK OF THE COURT ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL) Attorney for Plaintiff: Elizabeth R.Wellborn,P.A. 350 Jim Moran Blvd,Suite 100 Deerfield Beach,FL 33442 Telephone:(954) 354-3544 Facsimile:(954) 354-3545 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 not cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator,255 N.Broadway Avenue,Bartow,Florida 33830,(863) 534-4686,at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711. FILE #8377ST-34048 April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.12-161GCS WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK,N.A. Plaintiff, vs. ACELIA ORTIZ,ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated April 3,2014 and entered in Case No. 12-161GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida,wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK,N.A.,is Plaintiff and ACELIA ORTIZ; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA & STATE OF FLORIDA,DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; all unknown parties claiming by, through,under or against the named defendants,whether living or not,and whether said unknown parties claims as heirs,devisees,grantees,assignees,lienors,creditors, trustees,or in any other capacity,claiming by,through,under or against the named Defendants are the Defendants,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida at 11:00 a.m.,on the 21st day of May,2014, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 19 A,PRAIRIE OAKS PHASE I,ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 14,PAGE(S) 29 THROUGH 30,INCLUSIVE,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street Address:3614 WYNSTONE DRIVE F/K/A 3614 RODEO DRIVE,SEBRING,FLORIDA 33875 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the Court this 4th day of April,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 (voice),(863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service),as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. 3156.91 WFBNA April 25; May 4, 2014 TANCE OF 1.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 42.05 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 07'49'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 2.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 3.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 07'49'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 7.50 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 3.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 07'49'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 2.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 26 DEGREES 04'53'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 3.80 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 10.90 FEE TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 07'49'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 11.90 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. and commonly known as:156 FAIRWAY DRIVE,LAKE PLACID,FL 33852; including the building,appurtenances,and fixtures located therein,at public sale,to the highest and best bidder,for cash,Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870,on May 20,2014 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 pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 28th day of March,2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W.GERMAINE By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 266400/1108077/abf April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:28-2012-CA-000580 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL BRIDGES,MELANIE C. PROCACCINI A/K/A MELANIE BRIDGES,FAIRWAY OAKS II HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC., 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 March 25,2014,in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida described as: UNIT 10 OF FAIRWAY OAKS I,ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF COVENANTS AND RESTRICTIONS RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 1014,PAGE 270,AND AMENDED IN DECLARATION RECORDED IN O.R.BOOK 1020,PAGE 596 AND SECOND DECLARATION RECORDED IN O.R.BOOK 1123,PAGE 131,SAID UNIT 10 HAVING BEEN ORIGINALLY DESCRIBED IN WARRANTY DEED DATED SEPTEMBER 30,1991,RECORDED IN O.R.BOOK 1156,PAGE 737,ALL OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA AS FOLLOWS: BEING A PORTION OF VACATED LOT 2, BLOCK 3,OF SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES HOLIDAY COUNTY CLUB SECTION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 92,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA.BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID VACATED LOT 2; THENCE NORTH 42 DEGREES 00'00'' WEST ALONG THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID VACATED LOT 2 FOR A DISTANCE OF 57.19 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 15.79 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' EAST ALONG THE PHYSICALLY LOCATED CENTERLINE OF THE COMMON WALL BETWEEN UNITS 9 AND 10,FOR A DISTANCE OF 62.05 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 42 DEGREES 07'49'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 26.06 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 8.05 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 42 DEGREES 07'49'' WEST FOR A DISIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA Case No:FC 14-284 SANTOS ZUNIGA, Petitioner and SONIA L.VAZQUEZ, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) TO:Sonia L.Vazquez 2106 Avalon Road,Sebring,FL 33870 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any,to it on Santos Zuniga,whose address is 2106 Avalon Rd.,Sebring,FL 33870,on or before May 22,2014 and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 590 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870,before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter.If you fail to do so,a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real property should be divided: None. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders,are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office.You may review these documents upon request.You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address.(You may file Notice of Current Address,Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office.WARNING:Rule 12.285,Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure,requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information.Failure to comply can result in sanctions,including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED:June 24,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ Odal Kronilro Deputy Clerk April 20,27; May 4,11,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.282011CA000745XXXXXX WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-7, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-7, Plaintiff, vs MICHAEL E.CROWE A/K/A MICHAEL EUGENE CROWE,et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated April 8,2014 and entered in Case No.282011CA000745XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-7,MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-7,is Plaintif and MICHAEL E.CROWE A/K/A MICHAEL EUGENE CROWE; DIMITRIOS VASSILAKOPOULOS; UNKNOWN TENANT NO.1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO.2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION,OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT,TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED,are Defendants,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse,430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870. Highlands County,Florida,11:00 a.m.on May 29,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 5,BLOCK 341,OF SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES OF SEBRING,UNIT 16,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10,PAGE 4,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. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990,persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse.Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring,Florida,on April 9, 2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE As Clerk,Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp AS DEPUTY CLERK 1396-107739 MB April 27; May 4,2014 558 S.Circle Dr.,East Warsaw,IN 46580 Daughter over 21 Eldon E.Hicks 409 N.Chauncey St. Columbia City,IN 46725 Son over 21 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the Estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the Estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is the 27th day of April,2014. /s/ Jennifer J.Warner Person Giving Notice: JENNIFER J.WARNER /s/ Katrina K.Reynolds KATRINA K.REYNOLDS /s/ Robert W.Segur Attorney for person Giving Notice ROBERT W.SEGUR,Esquire Telephone:941-473-8878 Florida Bar No.0700932 E-Mail Address:legal@segurlaw.com April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.13-436-PCAXMX IN RE:Estate of: JOHN R.HICKS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (summary administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the Estate of JOHN R.HICKS,Deceased,File Number 13-436-PCAXMX,by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County,Florida, Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was April 16,2013; that the total value of the Estate is exempt $65,000.00,and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such Order are: Name/Address Jennifer J.Warner 558 S.Circle Dr.,East Warsaw,IN 46580 Daughter over 21 Katrina K.Reynolds IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.13000831GCAXMX BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., PLAINTIFF, VS. ROBIN K.MESSENGER AKA ROBIN MESSENGER AKA ROBIN MESSINGER, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 10,2014 and entered in Case No. 13000831GCAXMX in the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.was the Plaintiff and ROBIN K.MESSENGER AKA ROBIN MESSENGER AKA ROBIN MESSINGER,ET AL.,the Defendant(s).I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash,beginning at 11:00 a.m.at the Jury Assembly Room,Basement, Highlands County Courthouse,430 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870 on the 12th day of May,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 9,IN BLOCK B,OF MEADOWLAKE SUBDIVISION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, PAGE 35,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS OF 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. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK Clerk,Circuit Court /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled,at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (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. 13-09222 April 20,27,2014 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring, Florida 33870,telephone (863) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W.GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County,Florida By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO,FISHMAN & GACHE',LLP 2424 North Federal Highway,Suite 360 Boca Raton,Florida 33431 (561)998-6700 (561) 998-6707 10-202643 FC01 CWF April 20,27,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:2011-CA-000741 Bank of America,National Association Plaintiff, -vs.Andres Rodriguez and Joselyn P.Rodriguez, Husband and Wife; Mortgage Electronic Registrations Systems,Inc.,as Nominee for Countrywide Bank,FSB Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dates April 10,2014 entered in Civil Case No.2011-CA-000741 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein Bank of America,National Association,Plaintiff and Andres Rodriguez and Joselyn P.Rodriguez, Husband and Wife are defendant(s),I,Clerk of Court,ROBERT W.GERMAINE,will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash,AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M.,May 12,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to-wit: LOT 183,OF WEST SEBRING ESTATES, SECTION B,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 43,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. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 14-131 IN RE:ESTATE OF ROLAND ODOM Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of ROLAND ODOM,deceased,File Number PC 14-131,by the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida, Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce,Sebring,Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was November 26,2013; that the total value of the estate is $43,000.00,and that the name and address of to whom it has been assigned by such order is:Valerie Taylor 208 Swallow Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD 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 April 27,2014. Person Giving Notice: /s/ Valerie Taylor Attorney for Person Giving Notice: ABLES & CRAIG,P.A. 551 South Commerce Avenue Sebring,Florida 33870 Telephone:(863) 385-0112 Fax:(863) 385-1284 E-Mail:service@heartlandfloridalaw.com By:/s/ Brandon S.Craig CLIFFORD M.ABLES,III Florida Bar Number:178379 BRANDON S.CRAIG Florida Bar No.:0085800 April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals 1000 Announcements

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www.newssun.com Sunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B9 NOTICE OF MEETING FOR THE TOWN OF LAKE PLACID Utilities Director Hiring Review Committee The Lake Placid Town Council appointed Utilities Director Hiring Review Committee will meet Tuesday,April 29,2014 at 4:00 PM in Town Hall,311 West Interlake Blvd.,Lake Placid,Florida. One or more members of the Town Council may attend and participate in this meeting. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled,at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the office of the Town Clerk (863) 699-3747 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8770. TOWN OF LAKE PLACID Eva Cooper Hapeman Town Clerk April 27,2014 INVITATION TO BID (ITB) The Board of County Commissioners (BCC),Highlands County,Sebring,Florida,will receive sealed bids in the County Purchasing Department for the following services: ITB 14-045 DETENTION FACILITY ELEVATOR MODERNIZATION Specifications may be obtained by downloading from the county website:www.hcbcc.net or the Highlands County Sheriffs website:www.highlandssheriff.org or by contacting:,Danielle Gilbert,CPPB,Purchasing Manager,Phone:863-402-6524,Fax: 863-402-6735 E-Mail:dgilbert@hcbcc.org,Highlands County Purchasing Department,4320 George Blvd.,Sebring,FL 33875-5803 Telephone: 863-402-6523. A MANDATORY PRE-BID meeting will be held at 1:00 P.M.on May 5,2014 at the Highlands County Sheriffs Office 2nd Floor Training Room,434 Fernleaf Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870.Responses will only be accepted from those companies which are listed on the Mandatory Pre-Bid meetings sign-in sheet. Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name so as to identify the enclosed submittal.Bids must be delivered to the Highlands County Purchasing Department,4320 George Blvd., Sebring,FL 33875-5803 so as to reach said office no later than 2:00 P.M.,Thursday,May 15,2014, at which time they will be opened.Bids received later than the date and time as specified will be rejected.The Board will not be responsible for late deliveries of bids that are incorrectly addressed,delivered in person,by mail,or any other type of delivery service.Please Note:Bids will not be accepted at the Highlands County Sheriffs Office. One or more County Commissioners may be in attendance at the proposal opening. Highlands County Local Preference Policy will apply to the award of this bid.Vendors submitting responses must submit bids on all work to receive consideration.A Bid Bond or Cashiers Check in an amount of five percent (5%) of the bid must be included on bids over $100,000.00.If the successful bid is greater than $200,000.00,a Public Construction Bond will be required of the Awarded Vendor. Bid must be accompanied by evidence of bidders qualifications to do business in the state of Florida, in accordance with F.S.489.The Highlands County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals or any parts thereof,and the determination of this award,if an award is made,will be based on the ranking of each vendors proposal which is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the RFP Specifications.The Board reserves the right to waive irregularities in the proposal.The Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County,Florida,does not discriminate upon the basis of any individual's disability status.This non-discrimination policy involves every aspect of the Board's functions,including one's access to,participation,employment or treatment in its programs or activities.Highlands County is an equal opportunity employer,a fair housing advocate and a handicap accessible jurisdiction.Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Section 286.26 Florida Statutes should contact Ms.Melissa Burns,ADA Coordinator at:863-402-6509 (Voice),863-402-6808 Fax,or via Florida Relay Service 711,or by e-mail: mburns@hcbcc.org.Requests for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the service.Board of County CommissionersPurchasing DepartmentHighlands County,Florida Website:hcbcc.net April 20,27,2014 ************************************* **** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ************************************* **** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsINVITATION TO BID (ITB) The Board of County Commissioners (BCC),Highlands County,Sebring,Florida,will receive sealed bids in the County Purchasing Department for the following services: ITB 14-044 DETENTION FACILITY ROOF REPAIR, PREVENTITIVE/PROACTIVE MAINTENANCE,SEALING,& COATING Specifications may be obtained by downloading from the county website:www.hcbcc.net or the Highlands County Sheriffs website:www.highlandssheriff.org or by contacting:Danielle Gilbert,CPPB,Purchasing Manager,Phone:863-402-6524,Fax: 863-402-6735 E-Mail:dgilbert@hcbcc.org ,Highlands County Purchasing Department,4320 George Blvd.,Sebring,FL 33875-5803 Telephone: 863-402-6523. A MANDATORY PRE-BID meeting will be held at 10:00 A.M.on Monday,May 5,2014 at the Highlands County Sheriffs Office 2nd Floor Training Room,434 Fernleaf Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870.Responses will only be accepted from those companies which are listed on the Mandatory Pre-Bid meetings sign-in sheet. Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name so as to identify the enclosed submittal.Bids must be delivered to the Highlands County Purchasing Department,4320 George Blvd., Sebring,FL 33875-5803 so as to reach said office no later than 2:00 P.M.,Thursday,May 15,2014, at which time they will be opened.Bids received later than the date and time as specified will be rejected.The Board will not be responsible for late deliveries of bids that are incorrectly addressed,delivered in person,by mail,or any other type of delivery service.Please Note:Bids will not be accepted at the Highlands County Sheriffs Office. One or more County Commissioners may be in attendance at the proposal opening.Highlands County Local Preference Policy will apply to the award of this bid. Vendors submitting responses must submit bids on all work to receive consideration.A Bid Bond or Cashiers Check in an amount of five percent (5%) of the bid must be included on bids over $100,000.00.If the successful bid is greater than $200,000.00,a Public Construction Bond will be required of the Awarded Vendor.Bid must be accompanied by evidence of bidders qualifications to do business in the state of Florida,in accordance with F.S.489. The Highlands County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals or any parts thereof,and the determination of this award,if an award is made,will be based on the ranking of each vendors proposal which is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the ITB Specifications.The Board reserves the right to waive irregularities in the proposal. The Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County,Florida,does not discriminate upon the basis of any individual's disability status.This non-discrimination policy involves every aspect of the Board's functions,including one's access to,participation,employment or treatment in its programs or activities.Highlands County is an equal opportunity employer,a fair housing advocate and a handicap accessible jurisdiction.Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Section 286.26 Florida Statutes should contact Ms.Melissa Burns,ADA Coordinator at:863-402-6509 (Voice),863-402-6808 Fax,or via Florida Relay Service 711,or by e-mail: mburns@hcbcc.org.Requests for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the service. Board of County Commissioners Purchasing Department Highlands County,Florida Website:hcbcc.net April 20,27,2014 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF LIEN SALE/DISPOSAL ACCORDING TO THE FLORIDA SELF STORAGE ACT,THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOCATED AT FIRST SECURITY SELF STORAGE,1866 S.WILBURN DRIVE,AVON PARK,FL 33825,WILL BE DISPOSED/SOLD ON MAY 5,2014 AT 10:00 AM.ALL UNITS ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED: UNIT NUMBERS AND NAMES ARE AS FOLLOWS: A010 Milton Lewis A004 Basil Makris A021 Darcel Dennis A023 Kimberly Swindle A024 Lori Alsabrook B017 Cleo Pyatt B046 Donald Cook Jr. B055 Michael Russell B078 Edna Santiago E028 Basil Makris F031 Roger Smith G008 Derrick Moses DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORD'S LIEN.MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS UNDER FLORIDA LAW.ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE IN CASH. April 20,27,2014 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned,pursuant to the provisions of the Fictitious Name Act,Section 865.09, Florida statutes,as amended,intends to register with the Secretary of State of the State of Florida,the fictitious name of JOSEPHINE LAKESIDE MOBILE HOME PARK, in Highlands County,Florida,under which the undersigned is engaged or will engage in business at:11501 US HWY 27 South, Sebring,FL 33870. That the party interested in said business enterprise is as follows:J.BARR LAND COMPANY,INC.,a Florida corporation. Dated at Sebring,Highlands County, Florida,this 24th day of April,2014. J.BARR LAND COMPANY,INC.,a Florida corporation By:/s/ John T.Barrett John T.Barrett,President April 27,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:282012CA000512GCAXMX WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A. Plaintiff, vs. GILBERTO CASTILLO,et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated October 30,2013,and entered in Case No.282012CA000512GCAXMX of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS COUNTY,Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.,is Plaintiff,and GILBERTO CASTILLO,et al are Defendants,the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash,beginning at 11:00 a.m.,in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM,BASEMENT,430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring, FL 33870,in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes,on the 12th day of May, 2014,the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 18,IN BLOCK 54,OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 5,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 51,PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Property lies within the Sun 'N Lake of Sebring Improvement District and said property is subject to taxes levied and special assessments made by said district,which Grantees herein,by acceptance of this Deed,expressly assume and agree to pay Parcel ID Number: C-04-34-28-050-0540-0180 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring,HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida,this 10th day of April,2014. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) Robert W.Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice),(863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service),as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible.Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. PH #50846 April 20,27,2014 NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.PC-14-76 Division PROBATE IN RE:ESTATE OF REYNALDO PEDRAYES Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of REYNALDO PEDRAYES,deceased,File Number PC-14-76,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870-3701.The name 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,including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims,on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE 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 the decedent's estate,including unmatured,contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims 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 April 27,2014. Personal Representative: Alvin Raymond Pedrayes c/o Alfredo Garcia-Menocal,P.A. 730 NW 107th Ave.,Suite 214 Miami,Florida 33172 Attorney for Personal Representative: Alfredo Garcia-Menocal Florida Bar No.533610 730 NW 107th Ave.,Suite 214 Miami,Florida 33172 Telephone:305-553-3464 April 27; May 4,2014 2715 Cheyenne Road Sebring,FL 33875 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E.Livingston Florida Bar No.0031259 445 S.Commerce Avenue Sebring,Florida 33870 Telephone:(863) 385-5156 Facsimile:(863) 385-1161 Email:livingston@livingstonpa.com April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 14-159 Division Probate IN RE:ESTATE OF MARJORIE L.HAYNES, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARJORIE L.HAYNES,deceased,whose date of death was April 9,2014,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida, Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870.The names and addresses of the co-personal representatives and the co-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 April 27,2014. Co-Personal Representatives: /s/ Linda Haynes Crisp 217 Seminole Drive Ormond Beach,FL 32174 /s/ Kenneth Gordon Haynes IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 14-98 Division IN RE:ESTATE OF TERRY RAY PATE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of TERRY RAY PATE,deceased,whose date of death was June 29,2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring, FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 27,2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Chris A.Pate 89 Eckhard Wood River,Illinois 62095 Attorney for Personal Representatives: PAMELA T.KARLSON Attorney for CHRIS A.PATE Florida Bar Number:0017957 301 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid,FL 33852 Telephone:(863)465-5033 Fax:(863) 465-6022 E-Mail:pam@karlsonlaw.com April 27; May 4,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 14-161 Division Probate IN RE:ESTATE OF RANDALL M.PEACOCK,SR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RANDALL M.PEACOCK,SR.,deceased,whose date of death was August 28,2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Ave., Sebring,FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 27,2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Vonda W.Peacock 4083 Santa Barbara Dr. Sebring,Florida 33875 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A.Rider MICHAEL A.RIDER Florida Bar Number:175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid,FL 33852 Telephone:(863) 465-1111 Fax:(863) 465-8100 E-Mail:marider@mariderlaw.com April 27; May 4,2014 tions and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.:28-2013-CA-000410 DIVISION: JAMES B.NUTTER & COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. AGNES M.MCMILLAN A/K/A AGNES PERRY,et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 1,2014 and entered in Case No. 28-2013-CA-000410 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida wherein JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY is the Plaintiff and AGNES M.MCMILLAN A/K/A AGNES PERRY; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF U.S.DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE,430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM,on the 21st day of May,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: A TRACT 80 FEET EAST AND WEST BY 150 FEET NORTH AND SOUTH IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 5,BLOCK 5, SECTION 22,TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH,RANGE 28 EAST,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 48 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO (NOW HIGHLANDS) COUNTY,FLORIDA,TOWN OF AVON PARK,HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 12 ELDER STREET,AVON PARK, FL 33825 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 3,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates,P.L. P.O.Box 25018 Tampa,Florida 33622-5018 F13005510 NUTTER-FNMA-kpeterson-Team 4-F13005510 **See Americans with Disabilities Act 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 limitaIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO:28-2013-CA-000709 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, 345 St.Peter Street 1100 Landmark Towers St.Paul,MN 55102, Plaintiff, v. JACK H.CORNETT, DOLORES V.CORNETT, THE UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF 955 KERRY DRIVE,SEBRING,FL 33870 N/K/A DANIEL MCCONNELL, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT,pursuant to Plaintiff's Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida,described as follows,to wit: LOTS 39 AND 40,BLOCK 3,ERIN PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT BOOK 5,PAGE 77 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Commonly known as:955 KERRY DRIVE, SEBRING,FL 33870 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder, for cash,at the Highlands County Courthouse,430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring, Florida 33870,at 11:00 AM (EST),on the 20th day of May,2014. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale.If you fail to file a claim,you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. If you are an individual with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding or other court service,program,or activity,you are entitled,at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Requests for accommodations may be presented on the form below,in another written format,or orally. Please complete the form on the website below (choose the form for the county where the accommodation is being requested) and return it as far in advance as possible,but preferably at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance or other court activity.Please see contact information below and select the contact form the county where the accommodations in being requested. http://www.ca.cjis20.org/home/main/adarequest.asp Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 27; May 4,2014 PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 1 2014,and entered in Case No. 2013-CA-00343 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF SG MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2007 AHL ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2007 AHL1,is Plaintiff and MIRIAM SUAREZ DE GONZALEZ AND ULRICO GONZALEZ RODRIGUEZ,are Defendants,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room,Basement 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL at 11:00 o'clock A.M.on the 21st day of May,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,to wit: Lot Thirty-Four (34) Block 25,Sun ``N'' Lake Estates of Sebring,Unit 2,according to the plat thereof,recorded in Plat Book 9,Page 48,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Street Address:4108 Tangier St,Sebring, FL 33872 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon,which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring,Highlands County,Florida,this 3rd day of April,2014. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE No.:GC 13-343 HSBC BANK USA,NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF SG MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2007 AHL1 ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007 AHL1, Plaintiff, vs. MIRIAM SUAREZ DE GONZALEZ AND ULRICO GONZALEZ RODRIGUEZ, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE No.:13-199 GCS HSBC BANK USA,NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE HOME LOAN SECURITIES TRUST SERIES 2004-2,MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-2, Plaintiff, vs. REBECCA L.THOMPSON,JERRY OWENS, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS,INC., AS NOMINEE FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE HOME LOAN,INC.,GREG OWENS, RACINE OWENS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 3 2014,and entered in Case No. 2013-CA-00199 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE HOME LOAN SECURITIES TRUST SERIES 2004-2, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-2,is Plaintiff and REBECCA L. THOMPSON,JERRY OWENS,MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.,AS NOMINEE FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE HOME LOAN,INC.,GREG OWENS,RACINE OWENS,are Defendants,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room,Basement 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL at 11:00 o'clock A.M.on the 21st day of May,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,to wit: Lot 13,In Block 2,of Lake Haven-Estates, Section One,according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7,Page 6,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Street Address:1502 Carrington Ave,Sebring,FL 33875. and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon,which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring,Highlands County,Florida,this 3rd day of April,2014. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk April 27; May 4,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION CASE NO.JP13-000615-XX IN THE INTEREST OF: A.R.02/15/2001 Minor children DOB SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF ADVISORY HEARING FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND GUARDIANSHIP THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO: TINA NUNN:DOB:6/27/1967Address UnknownYOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for Termination of Parental Rights under oath has been filed in the above-styled Court by the Department of Children & Families,seeking the termination of your parental rights to: A.R. a white male child born February 15,2001 father Alex Robinson and you are hereby commanded to personally appear before the Honorable Sheryl D.Snodgrass,a Magistrate/hearing officer in the Juvenile Division of the Circuit Court in and for Highlands County,State of Florida,on the 4th day of June,2014 at 10:00 A.M.,at the Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida,Courtroom 1A. YOU MUST PERSONALL Y APPEAR ON THE DAY AND TIME SPECIFIED OR YOU WILL LOSE ALL RIGHTS AS A PARENT TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE PETITION. YOUR FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR WILL BE DEEMED TO BE YOUR CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS TO THE CHILDREN NAMED IN THE PETITION.YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRESENT YOU IN THIS MATTER.IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN ATTORNEY,YOU MUST BE PRESENT AND REQUEST THAT THE COURT APPOINT AN ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF YOU WANT ONE.``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,590 South Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870 (863) 402-6565 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled court appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call (TDD) (1-800-955-8771) or Voice (V) (1-800-955-8770).'' ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK DATED THIS 25TH DAY OF APRIL,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK By:/s/ Lisa J.Bass Deputy Clerk (Clerk's Seal) April 27; May 4,11,18,2014County,Florida,described as: LOT 15,BLOCK 141,PLACID LAKES SECTION ELEVEN,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 7,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. a/k/a 114 SHEPPARD RD.N.W.,LAKE PLACID,FL 33852-8804 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder, for cash,in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse,located at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870-3867,on May 13, 2014 beginning at 11:00 AM. 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 9th day of April,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice,please contact the Court Administration Office at (863) 534-4690.If you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V),via Florida Relay Service. 888120639 April 20,27,2014 1050Legals Did YouKNOW?EMERGENCY VEHICLESUpon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle,while en route to meet an existing emergency,the driver of every other vehicle shall,when such emergency vehicle is giving audible signals by siren,exhaust whistle, or other adequate device,or visible signals by the use of displayed blue or red lights,yield the right-of-way to the emergency vehicle and shall immediately proceed to a position parallel to,and as close as reasonable to the closest edge of the curb of the roadway,clear of any intersection and shall stop and remain in position until the authorized emergency vehicle has passed,unless otherwise directed by any law enforcement officer.YOUCANBETICKETEDFORFAILINGTOPULL OVERANDSTOPWHENANAMBULANCE, POLICE, FIREOROTHEREMERGENCYVEHICLEIS TRAVELLINGTOMEETANEMERGENCY. 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B10 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com 6300Unfurnished Houses SEBRING *DINNER LAKE AREA 2BR, 1 1/2 BA, Apartments for Rent. Large rooms, Fresh paint & Tile, Includes water. $550/mo. Call Gary Johnson @ 863-381-1861 RELAX ATLake Isis Villas** Luxurious ** 1 BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartments NICE 1BRapt $775 mo., 300 dep., plus electric, other utl. incl.in rent. Close to town, train. Appliances included, shared laundry room, pet rent $20 sm, $49 lg. 847-344-1313. 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsLG. STUDIOapt., fully furn., Lake Placid. New flooring. Electric, water, pool, laundry facility incl. No pets, no smoking. $500 dep., $500 mo., credit check 863-243-4580. 6150FurnishedApartmentsCOUNTRY LIVINGlg. beautiful new studio apt. Fully furn., W/D, electric & cable included, first/last/security, background check required, 863-840-2405. 6150FurnishedApartments 6000 Rentals SEBRING SINGLEWide 1/2, 55+ MHP, 2 Screened porches, carport, utility room. Quiet Park, Close to Shopping. As Is. $5,999. 772-589-7465 leave msg. PALM HARBORHOMES limited time offer! $5K towards any exterior package. We have 24 wide, 26, 28 & 30 wide homes. 3 stock units reduced 26K, Homes from the $60's plantcity.palmharbor.com or 800-622-2832 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile Homes 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 FinancialEXPERIENCED CNAseeking a weekend job, willing to stay overnight. Hospital experience. Call 863-414-3520. 2300Work Wanted SWIMMING POOLmaintenance technician, PT/FT. Must have high school diploma or equivalent & good driving record. Exp. helpful but not necessary. Job is physically demanding. Email contact info & any qualifications to jkurtz101@aol.com for application. SUN 'NLAKE OF SEBRING Improvement District is seeking an Accounting/Human Resources Assistant. The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Relevant experience preferred. Full time position, including complete benefit package and competitive salary. Send resume and cover letter to Tanya Cannady, Sun 'n Lake of Sebring Improvement District, 5306 Sun 'n Lake Blvd, Sebring, FL 33872 or email tcannady@snldistrict.org. Closing date 5.9.14 SUNSHINE PAYDAYLOANS Looking for clerical help. 1 person store in Avon Park. Will train. Fax resume to: 866-491-8086 2100Help Wanted RETIRED PROFESSIONAL,looking for a part time Appointment Generator, prefer mechanical exp., customer friendly, to work at sales booth in a big box store. Please call 863 385-2665 or send resume to info@advancedairsebring.com FITNESS CENTERTRAINER (PT) Open until filled. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132.EA/EO. AUTO COLLISION REPAIR INSTRUCTOR (FT) Application review begins: 5/22/14. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132.EA/EO/VETERAN'S PREF. PEST CONTROLcompany seeking FT/PT technician. Must be 18 years old, w/good driving record. Fax resume to 863-465-1513. PARTTIMEChurch Secretary Wed to Fri (15 hours). Min 2 years clerical exp. Send resume to: stagnes@stagnessebring.or g. OUR AMAZINGteam at Dental Care of Mid Florida is seeking a new team member!!! If you are an experience office assistant with a knack for multitasking in a fast paced environment then we are looking for you!!! Candidate must bring a willingness to achieve and grow. Experience in scheduling, insurance verification is a must! A dynamic personality & bilingual communication skills are preferred!!! Call and/or email us today! 863-382-9090 dentalcareofmidflorida@gmail.com PETCO ISHIRING! Grooming Salon Manager Prior experience in all breed grooming and the ability to monitor and provide direction to grooming associates. Previous supervision experience and a background in the retail industry are preferred. You'll enjoy total rewards: Competitive compensation Excellent benefits (Partner discounts, flexible work schedule and PTO) On-going training Potential Hiring Bonus Apply at mypetcocareer.com or visit us at 11704 US 27 North in Sebring. EOE BUSY INSURANCEagency in Sebring looking for clerical/data entry person, 2-20 or 440 license preferred but not req. Great hours Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30. Call Eva 305-301-2744. 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:385-6155 News-Sun Classified 1100Announcements Did YouKNOW?70 DOES NOT ALWAYSMEAN 70Remember that speed limits show the fastest speed you may drive under good conditions. You are responsible for adjusting your driving speed to the road conditions. For example, if the weather is bad or there is a lot of traffic, you must drive more slowly than the posted speed. The safe speed is the one that allows you to have complete control of your vehicle. Florida Standard Speed Limits Municipal Speed Areas. . . .30 Business or Residential Areas. . .30 Rural Interstate Limited. . . .70 Limited Access Highways .......70 All Other Roads and Highways. . .55* School Zone. . . . . . .20 *The 55 MPH maximum speed limit is still in effect in Florida except where otherwise posted. Speed limits are 70 MPH on some rural interstate highways. Speed limits may be changed on other multi-lane highways. 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www.newssun.com Sunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B11 2006 EMERSON6X12 UTILITY trailer, rear gate, w/tool box, spare tire. Excellent condition, $950, 863-414-5378. 9220Utility Trailers 9000 TransportationCOLT .25auto, plus holsters, clips & ammo. $495. 863 465-6954 8270Firearms1992 STRATOS201, trailer and 1997 Evinrude 225 Vindicator. Many extras. Asking $6500, must see to appreciate. Call Robert at 847-623-7664 or 224-612-1417. 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies MOWER, HUSQVARNAtractor hydrostatic Kawasaki 24hp, 48'' fabricated deck, locking differential, 35 hrs, less than 2 yrs old, mulching kit, must see, $1895, 863-453-7027. 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 7400Lawn & GardenSPRING LAKE* ESTATE SALE 300 Glen Mar Circle. US 98E to Spring Lake Blvd. to L on Blossom to Coral Ridge to Glen Mar. Friday April 25, through Sunday April 27, 8am to 4pm. Clean and neat 2 BR home. Features Danish style BR furn, king platform beds and matching transitional like new sofa and loveseat. Matching deep wine swivel rockers by La Z Boy. Brand new Barbara Barry bedspread and shams in package, kitchen treasures, sm appliances, slow cooker, plastic ware, crystal, flatware, family room, linens, framed art, vintage golf bags and some clubs, Calphalon pans, stemware, Weber grills, VCR/DVD combo, Bose wave radio, Panasonic flat screen and conventional TVs, lamps, washer/dryer, novelty clock theme (clock needs work), curio cabinet, hand tools, office supplies, Garmin GPS system, guitar string and pics, nice collection guitar instruction books, wood work bench, vise, garden cart, small chest freezer. Check it out at www.estatesales.net Sunday is 1/2 price day on all items marked $1.00 and up. Donna Collins Estate Sales 7320Garage &Yard Sales SWIVEL ROCKER& recliner swivel rocker. Both blue, $30 each, 863-414-5378. GE SIDE-BY-SIDEWHITE FRIDGE WITH WATER AND ICEMAKER. Good cond., $150, 863-443-6470. CLASSIC BIKEFOR SALE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, $40 OBO. 863-657-2321 BOOKS, WESTERNSBOX OF 40 FOR ONLY $20. CALL 385-1563. 7310Bargain BuysUTILITY TRAILER Built up front & sides & 2 rear gates, 5' wide, 5' long, sides 3.5' high, $499. 863-699-1119 7300Miscellaneous 7000 MerchandiseR.V. LOTSfor rent daily, weekly, monthly, yearly. Nice friendly park, low rates. Ask about summer specials. Holiday Ranch R.V. Park, 1995 W. County Line Rd., Avon Park, FL 33825, 863-453-4468. 6500MiscellaneousRentals SEBRING 2BEDROOM/2 bath w/carport. New interior paint & appliances. Covered porch, inside utility rm. $650 month, $600 security, 1 yr. lease. 863-835-1196. 2 BEDROOM/1BATH, nice, near schools, front & rear yard, stove, refrig., washer/dryer. $450 mo., 1st & sec., available now, 954-562-1761 6300Unfurnished Houses Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155

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B12 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com THE ROAD TO RECOVERYSTARTS HERE When the unexpected happens, were here with quality physical therapy.We pride ourselves on developing dynamic, individualized treatment plans that incorporate manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and other modalities to ensure the quickest and most complete recovery possible.Bowyer Physical TherapyKeith A. BowyerVoted Best Physical Therapist for the last 8 years Herdman Certied in Vestibular Rehabilitation License FL PT 16172 Shoulder, Hip, Knee, & Back Therapy Also treating dizziness & balance Visit us on the web: www.BowyerPt.comGetting you back on your feet is Just the First Step! TODAYAn afternoon thunderstorm in spots90 / 68Winds: SSE at 4-8 mphA t-storm in spots in the afternoon89 / 69Winds: S at 6-12 mphMONDAYPartly sunny, a t-storm in the p.m.91 / 70Winds: S at 6-12 mphTUESDAYPartly sunny with a stray t-storm91 / 69Winds: SSE at 6-12 mphWEDNESDAYAn afternoon thunderstorm in spots89 / 68Winds: SSW at 6-12 mphTHURSDAY High .............................................. 7:54 a.m. Low ............................................... 1:28 a.m. High .............................................. 8:28 p.m. Low ............................................... 1:49 p.m. High .............................................. 1:48 a.m. Low ............................................... 7:12 a.m. High .............................................. 1:22 p.m. Low ............................................... 8:16 p.m. Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 13.23 Normal ............................................... 14.51 High Tuesday ......................................... 83 Low Tuesday .......................................... 48 High Wednesday .................................... 88 Low Wednesday ..................................... 53 High Thursday ....................................... 90 Low Thursday ........................................ 55 Heat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayMakes it feel like .................................... 97 BarometerTuesday ............................................... 29.92 Thursday ............................................. 29.98 PrecipitationTuesday ............................................... 0.00 Thursday ............................................. 0.00 Month to date ..................................... 0.96 Year to date ......................................... 7.97Sunrise 6:52 a.m. 6:51 a.m. Sunset 7:55 p.m. 7:56 p.m. Moonrise 5:41 a.m. 6:23 a.m. Moonset 6:37 p.m. 7:36 p.m.Albuquerque 66/43/t 62/38/pc 61/40/s Atlanta 84/62/s 84/64/pc 82/64/t Baltimore 65/44/s 62/49/pc 55/48/r Birmingham 83/64/pc 84/68/t 78/61/t Boston 53/41/c 56/41/pc 51/41/s Charlotte 85/61/s 80/62/c 82/63/t Cheyenne 44/31/sn 39/29/c 48/31/r Chicago 58/52/r 54/51/r 66/49/r Cleveland 55/41/pc 64/55/r 70/54/r Columbus 68/51/pc 68/59/r 79/56/t Dallas 87/59/t 89/56/pc 79/52/pc Denver 52/31/r 51/29/c 55/30/r Detroit 56/41/pc 54/51/r 72/53/r Harrisburg 64/42/s 65/47/pc 57/50/r Honolulu 86/70/pc 83/69/pc 83/70/pc Houston 86/71/pc 90/70/t 88/58/s Indianapolis 72/58/sh 73/58/t 76/52/t Jackson, MS 80/70/pc 84/69/t 81/59/t Kansas City 75/51/t 70/45/t 62/42/sh Lexington 79/60/pc 77/60/t 80/56/t Little Rock 78/64/t 82/58/t 80/51/t Los Angeles 70/56/pc 77/58/s 90/60/s Louisville 82/63/pc 79/61/t 83/58/t Memphis 78/68/t 83/64/t 82/56/t Milwaukee 49/43/sh 54/46/r 56/44/r Minneapolis 51/43/r 58/44/r 49/40/r Nashville 83/62/pc 79/62/t 83/57/t New Orleans 81/71/pc 83/71/t 83/68/t New York City 61/45/pc 64/49/pc 54/48/r Norfolk 66/53/s 62/59/c 70/62/t Oklahoma City 81/51/t 79/46/pc 73/44/pc Philadelphia 65/45/s 65/48/pc 56/48/r Phoenix 79/64/s 86/65/s 88/63/s Pittsburgh 62/40/pc 66/47/r 65/53/r Portland, ME 54/36/c 59/37/c 54/37/pc Portland, OR 55/42/r 60/45/pc 73/47/pc Raleigh 82/58/s 75/63/sh 81/64/t Rochester 53/34/pc 58/45/pc 57/45/r St. Louis 79/63/t 81/56/t 75/51/sh San Francisco 62/47/pc 66/50/pc 75/54/s Seattle 53/42/r 58/42/pc 67/46/pc Wash., DC 68/52/s 65/53/pc 58/58/r Cape Coral 89/69/s 88/69/pc 89/71/pc Clearwater 86/70/s 86/71/pc 87/72/pc Coral Springs 88/72/s 86/75/pc 88/75/t Daytona Beach 84/66/s 85/68/pc 86/69/t Ft. Laud. Bch 86/75/s 85/77/pc 87/78/t Fort Myers 89/70/s 88/70/pc 89/72/pc Gainesville 87/63/s 87/65/pc 88/66/t Hollywood 88/72/s 86/75/pc 88/75/t Homestead AFB 85/73/s 84/75/pc 85/75/t Jacksonville 86/64/s 87/65/pc 88/67/t Key West 84/76/s 86/78/pc 86/78/s Miami 87/74/s 86/77/pc 87/77/t Okeechobee 86/68/t 86/71/pc 88/72/t Orlando 88/66/t 89/68/pc 90/69/t Pembroke Pines 88/72/s 87/75/pc 88/75/t St. Augustine 81/66/s 83/67/pc 83/70/t St. Petersburg 86/70/s 86/71/pc 88/72/pc Sarasota 84/68/s 85/70/pc 86/71/pc Tallahassee 87/62/s 88/65/pc 87/66/t Tampa 86/70/s 87/71/pc 87/72/pc W. Palm Bch 85/72/s 85/75/pc 86/76/t Winter Haven 89/68/t 89/70/pc 90/71/t Acapulco 91/73/pc 90/73/s 90/72/s Athens 69/54/r 73/56/sh 72/54/sh Beirut 74/59/s 76/60/s 74/58/s Berlin 70/50/pc 72/50/sh 71/48/r Bermuda 74/64/s 69/63/pc 71/65/pc Calgary 54/34/sh 50/35/c 56/37/pc Dublin 56/42/sh 58/42/pc 60/48/pc Edmonton 49/31/c 53/34/r 59/36/pc Freeport 82/72/s 82/73/pc 83/74/pc Geneva 55/46/r 54/46/sh 58/48/sh Havana 92/67/t 90/69/t 92/69/t Hong Kong 84/75/c 83/72/pc 79/73/pc Jerusalem 76/56/s 79/57/s 76/56/s Johannesburg 71/44/s 65/46/s 70/47/s Kiev 68/45/s 69/47/pc 67/52/pc London 60/50/sh 64/47/sh 66/48/sh Montreal 52/37/sh 57/41/c 57/45/pc Moscow 61/45/c 63/44/c 68/47/pc Nice 66/54/r 66/54/sh 67/55/pc Ottawa 53/35/pc 56/41/c 56/43/s Quebec 48/36/sh 52/37/c 52/37/pc Rio de Janeiro 74/65/pc 75/65/pc 76/65/s Seoul 59/54/r 60/49/r 71/46/pc Singapore 90/78/t 90/78/t 89/78/t Sydney 70/56/sh 74/55/c 80/60/pc Toronto 56/37/pc 55/41/pc 52/43/r Vancouver 54/42/r 54/42/c 59/47/pc Vienna 69/49/pc 70/53/r 69/53/r Warsaw 66/52/sh 66/46/pc 71/44/pc Winnipeg 49/31/c 44/34/r 50/35/pc Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Severe storms will rip across portions of the central Plains and Mississippi Valley today. Large hail, gusty winds, and tornadoes are all possible from Kansas City to Little Rock. Heavy rain and thunderstorms will soak the northern Plains and Upper Midwest where ooding is possible. Winds will turn rather strong during the day across most of the Plains, especially across western Texas where blowing dust may become a problem. Showers and rain will impact a large portion of the West. National Forecast for April 27 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. Warm with sun mixing with some clouds today; an afternoon thunderstorm in spots. A thunderstorm in spots early this evening. A shower or thunderstorm in spots tomorrow and Tuesday afternoon. On April 27, 1928, winter returned brie y to Bayard, W.Va. Over 34 inches of snow fell in 24 hours, West Virginias heaviest April snowfall ever. Warm today; an afternoon thunderstorm in spots. Winds south 4-8 mph. Expect 8-12 hours of sunshine with a 45% chance of precipitation and average relative humidity 65%. Sunday. and Saturday. a.m. and after 4 p.m. NewFirstFullLast Apr 29May 6May 14May 21 Today MondayForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 86/64 87/63 88/64 84/66 88/66 89/68 86/70 86/70 86/70 84/68 89/70 86/71 86/68 85/72 86/75 87/74 87/62 80/67 78/68 91/68 90/68 88/68 90/67 90/67 88/68 84/76 TemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidRelative humidity .................................. 53% Expected air temperature ....................... 90 Wednesday ........................................... N.A. 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. 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HeartlandLocally Owned, Locations National Bank Community Minded www.heartlandnb.com Location: Put Address and telephone Add FDIC and Equal Housing Lender Send a copy of the final add to jwalker@heartlandnb.com locally owned community minded HeartlandLocally Owned, Locations National Bank Community Minded www.heartlandnb.com Location: Put Address and telephone Add FDIC and Equal Housing Lender Send a copy of the final add to jwalker@heartlandnb.com HeartlandLocally Owned, Locations National Bank Community Minded www.heartlandnb.com Location: Put Address and telephone Add FDIC and Equal Housing Lender Send a copy of the final add to jwalker@heartlandnb.com Avon Park800 West Main St.863.453.6000Lake Placid600 U.S. Hwy 27 N.863.699.1300Sebring327 U.S. Hwy 27 N.863.386.1300Sun n Lake North5033 U.S. Hwy 27 N.863.386.1322www.heartlandnb.com NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 192775 Gift ideas for moms who like to cookB1Chasing Tails puppy store now openB5Three bids submitted for clay pit targeted as gun range in APA6 VOL. 95 NO.48 Return of the 90s; T-storm possible High 90 Low 68 Details on B12Arts/Entertainment B3 Business ................ B5 Classi eds .............. B8 Dear Abby ................ B2 Obituaries .............. A6 Lottery Numbers ...... A2 Religion .................. B6 Sports on TV ......... A10 Sudoku Puzzle......... B2 facebook.com/ newssun twitter.com/ thenewssun Three-run sixth inning propels Avon Park to victory in 9-4A title game against McKeel Academy DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT CHAMPS CHAMPS CHAMPS A9 www.newssun.com Sunday, April 27, 2014 BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterLAKE PLACID Deputies didnt have to wait long to nd their shooting suspect: Travis Devon Wiggins, 41, turned himself in at 9:45 a.m. Friday. Deputies had announced on Wednesday that they were looking for the Lake Placid man in connection with the shooting death of Lee Andrew Thomas Jr., 34, of Moore Haven during an early-morning party Monday in the Highway Park area. Wiggins, of 108 Aaron Dr. Apt. 20, Lake Placid, is charged with second degree murder and possession of a rearm or ammunition by a convicted felon. He is currently being held in the Highlands County Jail under a no bond status. Deputies issued a warrant for Wiggins after investigating the case for less than two days. The shooting took place at or shortly before 2 a.m. in the area of Highway Park Caf, an unmarked business near the corner of Vision Street and Crestmore Street. Deputies gave Thomas rst aid and called for an ambulance, but he died from his injuries at Florida Hospital Special to the News-SunAVON PARK More than a dozen students have completed South Florida State Colleges (SFSC) rst bachelors degree program, the Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management (BASSM), and plans for the future are as varied as their individuality. Students Juana Ayala, Michael First bachelors degree students set to graduate from SFSC Courtesy photoSouth Florida State Colleges rst Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management (BAS-SM) graduates will celebrate Commencement on May 6. Front row, from left are Michael Gergen, Hope Kraft, Juana Ayala, Teresa Miranda and Francisco Lozano. Second row, from left are Austin Mock, Melony Hughes, Gaylin Thomas and Gail Cushing. Third row, from left are Clark Zelyk, Andrew Foreman, Lauren Beasley, Kayla Woods and Dusty Mendoza. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK A new bachelors degree will be available at South Florida State College that is geared towards working adults seeking to earn a bachelor of science in nursing degree (BSN). The college launches the new degree program in fall 2014 at SFSCs Highlands Campus. SFSCs BSN program is a limited-access, twoyear program for students who hold an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or its equivalent and a Registered Nursing (RN) license in Florida. The program will incorporate prior nursing education and experience with advanced nursing practice, theory, concepts, and leadership skills. BSN course work will address topics related to leadership and management, informatics, community SFSC to offer bachelors degree in nursing Shooting suspect turns himself in WIGGINSSEE STUDENTS | A6SEE NURSING | A6An Edition of the SunSEE SUSPECT | A6 BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterAVON PARK Almost all students at Walker Memorial Academy are passing classes this year. Principal Bill Farmer thinks it has to do with their iPads. We run a D and F list in high school (classes), but the list is almost gone, Farmer said. I have to think there is something there. Something has turned them on. That something, he said, is putting an iPad in the hands of every one of the private schools seventh through 12th grade students approximately 110 devices as well as in the hands of every teacher and a supply of 30 available at iPads stretch minds, grades at Walker Memorial Academy Phil Attinger/News-SunCameron Willis, sophomore at Walker Memorial Academy, demonstrates how Schoology assignment management app for iPad allows him to save an assignment in several formats and send it to the server for his teachers to see and grade. Theyre not playing games SEE WALKER | A4 BY BARRY FOSTERNews-Sun CorrespondentSEBRING There will be an emergency situation in Highlands County next week, but its all part of a plan. Actually, it will be a disaster drill designed to provide hands-on training for county employees, rst responders and personnel at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Also participating in Tuesday mornings exercise will be the Highlands County Sheriffs Of ce, Sebrings police and re departments, the Aeromed II helicopter, the Highlands County Health Department, Highlands County Emergency Management operations, HRMC staff as well as various members of the local news media. People are going to be seeing a lot of activity around the hospital that morning, said Highlands County Public Information Of cer Gloria Rybinski. We just want people to know that this is just a Sebring facing disasterBut its just a drill planned for TuesdayMother sues HRMC after daughter has sex in ICUA3SEE DRILL | A4

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A2 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com Mark KaylorKaylor, Kaylor, & Leto P.A. Social Security Disability 863-382-1900 www.KKLLaw.com Mark KaylorKaylor, Kaylor, & Leto P.A. Workers Compensation Law 863-382-1900 2141 Lakeview Dr., Sebring www.KKLLaw.com 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 Sun Newspa pers. 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 ACCURACY The News-Sun promptly cor rects 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. OFFICE 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: 385-2453 SUBSCRIPTION RATES Home 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. If you do not receive your home deliv ered newspaper by 6 a.m. on any publication date, please phone the circulation department before 10 a.m. on Wednesday and Friday, and before 11 a.m. Sunday. A re placement copy will be delivered to you. Subscribers who notify us after said times will be issued an account credit. 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ROMONA WASHINGTON Publisher and Executive Editor romona.washington@newssun.com 385-6155, ext. 515 NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 LOTTERY CASH 3 Wednesday, April 23 Day: 6-3-4 Night: 5-2-0 Thursday, April 24 Day: 3-8-7 Night: 1-4-8 Friday, April 25 Day: 1-8-3 Night: 6-4-8 PLAY 4 Wednesday, April 23 Day: 2-1-9-6 Night: 6-3-7-8 Thursday, April 24 Day: 3-3-0-8 Night: 6-2-0-0 Friday, April 25 Day: 4-9-8-0 Night: 0-4-0-9 FANTASY 5 Wednesday, April 23 19-22-26-31-32 Thursday, April 24 12-17-21-22-27 Friday, April 25 2-4-11-18-32 LOTTO Wednesday, April 23 22-23-35-39-48 X-3 Saturdays Jackpot: $38 million POWERBALL Wednesday, April 23 19-25-29-36-48 PB-12 X-4 Saturdays Jackpot: $40 million MEGA MONEY Friday, April 25 18-21-31-42 PB-18 Todays Jackpot: $1.2 million MEGA MILLIONS Friday, April 25 3-11-18-20-66 PB-9 X-2 Todays Jackpot: $68 million CENTRAL FL HEARING SERVICES Dr. Andrea LivingstonBoard Certied Doctor of Audiology863-386-9111 Gossett retires from National Guard SEBRING Lieutenant Colonel Gary R. Gossett Jr. recently retired from the Florida Army National Guard after more than 30 years of military ser vice. During his tenure, Gossett served on active duty with the U.S. Army during Desert Storm, the IRAQ Invasion, the Global War on Terror, and recent ly during the Syrian Crisis. He served the state of Florida on active duty dur ing every major state di saster since 1985. This ser vice included Hurricane Andrew and the historic hurricanes of 2004-2005. Locally, Gossett com manded artillery bat teries in Avon Park and Wauchula. He was also recently awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal by Headquarters, U.S. European Command for his active service in the Missile Defense Division of that Command during 2012 and 2013. Whats Up meeting to be held SEBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will host its month ly Whats Up Downtown Sebring? meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Highlands Museum of the Arts (MoTA), 351 W. Center Ave. (behind Library) in Downtown Sebrings Cultural Center. Visit www. DowntownSebring.org. Highlands Hammock summer tram schedule set SEBRING Highlands Hammock State Parks guided, narrated tram tour tht runs through the park and into restricted areas where visitors may observe alligators, water birds, and other wildlife will be limited to running at 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays effec tive April 28 through the summer months. The regular schedule will resume in the fall at which time the tram will run at 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Tickets may be pur chased at the Ranger Station on the day of tour and are $5 per adult and $3 for children aged 6-12 years. Children under 6 are free. Special trams for groups may be requested in advance and booked for a cost of $74.90. The tram is wheelchair accessible. Park entry fees of $6 per vehicle (including up to eight people) and $4 per single occupant apply. Creative Kids Camp scheduled SEBRING The Highlands Art Leagues 2014 Creative Kids Camp will be sponsored by Agero. The camp will span four weeks in June and July and provide kids ages 6-12 the opportunity to learn new skills in the cre ative arts while advancing their art education focus. Themes for the weeks include: Beachy Art Week, Multimedia Madness, Holiday Happenings and Mimicking the Masters. Students will learn about various artists and tech niques that are used to create different styles of art. Schedule options in clude: a full day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (four ses sions), morning half day from 8 a.m. to noon, and afternoon half day from 1-5 p.m. (each two sessions). The camp sessions will be held Monday-Friday: June 9-13 Mimicking the Masters; June 16-20 Holiday Happenings; July 7-11 Multimedia Madness; and July 14-18 Beachy Art Week. Camp registration is $60 for a half day each week or $100 for a full day each week. Register at www. HighlandsArtLeague.org or call 385-5312. OES serves ham lunch SEBRING Sebring 126 Order of the Eastern Star will host a ham lunch from 11 a. m. to 2 p.m. today at the Masonic Lodge, 1809 Home Ave. (corner Home Avenue and the Sebring Parkway). Cost is $8 each. The menu includes ham, sweet potato casserole, green beans, apple sauce, dessert and beverage. Take out is available. FHREDI to meet SEBRING The Florida Heartland Regional Economic Development Initiative board of direc tors will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at Heartland Workforce, 5901 U.S. 27 South. Contact Gina Reynolds at 385-4900. SNAP S HOT S LOCAL NEWS BY SAMANTHA GHOLAR Staff Writer AVON PARK The sounds of bluegrass and children playing lled Donaldson Park Satur day under perfectly blue skies during the fourth annual Blueberry and Bluegrass Festival. Hundreds of attendees lounged in chairs and benches listening to the Flatland Bluegrass band, munching on blueber ry pie and awaiting the blueberry mufn con test that took place at noon. Dozens of tents and booths were lled with everything from local, fresh honey to blue tint ed fresh popcorn for at tendees to purchase. Guests ocked to Milton Farms tent where blue berries from Lake Wales were being sold by the container or by the at. Its $3 a container and $30 for a at, said Mil ton Farms owner Dan Milton. Weve been here the last few years trying to hit the magic number when it comes to at sales. Last year we brought too many, this year we brought 136 ats. This year they are ying a lot faster than they were last year. Milton explained the blueberry season in the state of Florida and how much of a time crunch farms are in getting fresh, local berries to stores and customers. Throughout the park, blueberries were seen. Bounce houses lled with children whose fac es were painted with butteries, tiger whis kers and much more. Heartland Horses for the Handicappeds pony rides were a huge hit drawing a long line of youngsters waiting for a ride. It was so much fun. Ive rode one oth er horse before, said 5-year-old Bradley Pol lard. Pollard enjoyed the festival alongside hun dreds more, many of whom like Sebring resi dents Dom Amiott and Anna Mancuso were rst-time attendees of the festival. Funds raised through the festival will go back to the Avon Park Noon Rotary to help various needs in the local com munity. Samantha Gholar can be reached at saman tha.gholar@newssun.com or 385-6155 ext: 526. Perfect day for the blues Samantha Gholar/News Sun Dom Amiott (right) purchases a at of fresh blueberries from the Milton Farms tent at the fourth annual Rotary Blueberry and Bluegrass Festival Saturday at Donaldson Park in Avon Park. Samantha Gholar/News Sun Anna Mancuso of Sebring picks out fresh fruits and veggies from the McKracken Farms booth at the fourth annual Blueberry and Bluegrass Festival Saturday at Donaldson Park.

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www.newssun.comSunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A3 BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterSEBRING A local mother was not happy to learn her 15-year-old daughter was having sex with an older boy, but she was livid to learn that it oc-curred while the girl was on pain medications in the intensive care unit at High-lands Regional Medical Center. According to offense re-ports from the Highlands County Sheriffs Ofce, the mother was the hospitals nursing supervisor at the time and had told the boy, then 16, not to visit her daughter in the hospital. The mother left the hos-pital for a short while, of-fense reports said, and when she returned, a member of hospital staff told her of nding a used condom in the daugh-ters hospital bed. Other accounts in the same re-port said the staff member found a condom wrapper. When the mother ques-tioned the daughter, the girl eventually admitted that she and her boyfriend had sex at the hospital. The mothers name, al-though available in public records, is not being used here in an effort to protect the identity of her daugh-ter, who was the victim of a sex crime. The boyfriend was iden-tied as Jesse Maness, now 18, of 250 Horn Road in Ve-nus, since he was charged with third-degree felonies. Further details on his case were not available from the 10th Judicial Cir-cuit Clerk of Courts since it was a juvenile record. Ac-cording to Assistant State Attorney Steve Houchin in Sebring, Maness plead-ed in October 2013 to lewd battery for the times the couple had sex and was given probation. The mother retained Sam Heller of Heller/Gold-berg Attorneys & Advisors at Law last fall, and is su-ing HRMC and its parent company, Health Manage-ment Associates Inc. De-tails of the complaint were unavailable Friday from Heller or the Highlands County Clerk of the Courts. It is our rms practice not to comment substan-tively on active litigation, Heller said in an emailed statement. However, in this particular case, the al-legations speak for them-selves and show an incom-prehensible betrayal of trust. He asserts that without that trust, the best course of action is to do every-thing possible to ensure that something like this can never happen again. Neither the mother nor HRMC ofcials were avail-able Friday for comment. Sheriffs deputies rst started investigating the matter in September 2012, when the mother rst learned her daughter had had sex at least twice with Maness. Arrest reports said the rst of those was May 21, 2012, at the girls home and the second was July 13, 2012, while the daugh-ter was at HRMC and the mother went home to shower and rest. NO DEALER FEES NO DEALER FEES SINCE 1931* PLUS TAX + TAG, W.A.C. CHRYSLER CAPITAL. EXP. 3/31/14NEW 2014 1500 EXPRESS *HEMI* 4x4$28,999NEW 2014 1500 BIG HORN SAVE UP TO$9,201HEAVY DUTY SAVINGSUP TO $8,000 OFF!UP TO$5000 OFF! UP TO$3000 OFF! UP TO$2500 OFF! 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UP TO$2500 OFF! UP TO$5000 OFF! 2013 DODGE CHARGER 2013 DODGE DART 2014 JEEP COMPASS 2014 CHRYSLER 200 TB008 TB029 TB058 TB066 NO DEALER FEESNO DEALER FEES SINCE 1931 PLUS TAX + TAG, W.A.C. CHRYSLER CAPITAL. EXP. 3/31/14NEW 2014 1500 EXPRESS *HEMI* 4x4$28,999NEW 2014 1500 BIG HORN SAVE UP TO$9,201HEAVY DUTY SAVINGSUP TO $8,000 OFF!UP TO$5000 OFF! UP TO$3000 OFF! UP TO$2500 OFF! UP TO$5000 OFF! 2013 DODGE CHARGER 2013 DODGE DART 2014 JEEP COMPASS 2014 CHRYSLER 200 TB008 TB029 TB058 TB066 0003401109-01 NEW 2014 JEEP PATRIOT FROM $ 15,982 NEW 2014 CHRYSLER 200SAVE UP TO $ 5,000 NEW 2014 CHRYSLER 300SAVE UP TO $ 3,250 NEW 2014 DODGE AVENGERSAVE UP TO $ 4,000 NEW 2014 DODGE JOURNEYSAVE UP TO $ 4,000NEW 2014 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN FROM $ 19,582 EXP. 4/30/14 Courtesy photoMore than 400 Florida 4-H youth and volunteers from as far south as Miami-Dade County and as far northwest as Escambia County arrived in Tallahassee Wednesday for 4-H day at the Capitol. Participants were adorned in -H green shirts with the words years of Extension. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Florida partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientic knowledge and expertise to the public. During 4-H Day at the Capitol, youth demonstrated their knowledge of whats going on in their communities and the challenges they face and met with elected ofcials. Pictured here meeting with Rep. Cary Pigman (left) are Highlands County representatives Shanyll Jones, DaJor Jones and Charlie Reynolds4-H DAY HELD IN TALLAHASSEE BY BARR Y FOSTERNews-Sun CorrespondentSEBRING When they are singing Old folks At Home at Churchill Downs on Saturday, lo-cals will be watching as part of an inaugu-ral Kentucky Derby Par-ty organized by Meals on Wheels. The event will be at St Agnes Episcopal Church on Lakeview Drive in Se-bring from 4-8 p.m. and will feature a number of racing-related events in-cluding a ladies hat con-test and a toy pony race. We will have three cat-egories for the hat con-test. They will include the prettiest hat, the one that that most represents the Kentucky Derby and the hat that most represents Meals on Wheels, said Director of Operations Mary Margaret Staik. She said she got the idea from her daughter, who observed a similar charitable event in Port Charlotte. Food for the party will be a combination of fare produced by Chef Mac from the Palms of Se-bring and food provided by Meals on Wheels vol-unteers. Tickets for the event are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. They are available by calling 4021818 We will have the tele-vision on so people can see all of the Derby events as well as the run-ning of the race, Staik said. Proceeds from the event will go to fund the daily expenses of Sebring Meals on Wheels. The groups volunteer driv-ers deliver hot nutritious dinners on scheduled routes Monday through Friday, including holi-days.Meals on Wheels plans Kentucky Derby event Mother suing HRMC over daughter having sex in ICU

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A4 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com Royal Care of Avon ParkSkilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center1213 West Stratford Rd. Avon Park, FL863-453-6674Tours available daily.Why go anywhere else, when we are so close!Only 9 miles from Frostproof, 21 miles from Wauchula, and 6 miles from Sebring!Brand new 3,300 sq. ft. Rehabilitation Facility. Inpatient and Outpatient Services. Youre InvitedPlease join us as we celebrate our newly constructed Rehabilitation Center Royal Care of Avon Park, Highlands County Largest Rehabilitation Facility RSVP (863) 453-6674 Hors doeuvres and Beer/Wine Bar Thur., May 8th, 20141:30-5:30 pm Ribbon Cutting at 2:30 pm school to elementary stu-dents. Its easier to carry them than books, said fresh-man Monica Elskamp. In addition to that, the iPads help students ex-plore their creative sides in their work. Cameron Willis, sophomore, partic-ularly likes using the Key-note audio-visual appli-cation in his humanities class. It gives the person who does not know how to use technology an easy way to start, Willis said. For me, Im not as much of a cre-ative person. This has al-lowed me to reach inside and bring out my creativ-ity. The school leases the devices from Apple under a program that also pays for the apps. Parents pay a user fee for their kids devices and both parents and students sign a use agreement with the school that the devices will be used properly, not abused or broken and will be kept with the students at all times. That ensures that the students will use every op-portunity to get their work done, whether they are in range of wireless Internet or not, Farmer said. They enjoy looking up (information) immediate-ly, Farmer said. The lease program costs $25,000 per year for three years, Farmer said. While its roughly the same as paying $75,000 up front for the same num-ber of iPads, Farmer said the lease includes main-tenance, apps and up-grades, which outright purchases wouldnt pro-vide. The devices have re-walls. If they are misused or stolen, the school can shut them down remote-ly, and students could face having them conscated for up to a week for mis-use. However, students have taken care of the de-vices have even helped train the teachers, who only started working with the devices over the sum-mer before fall classes be-gan, Farmer said. Judy Johnson, human-ities teacher, said its a give and take of lessons learned between teach-ers and students. While shes still a big believer in hands-on, paper-andpen work, she wont hand out worksheets. Instead, she asks her students to use their interactive note-books. In a recent class, stu-dents chose which Greek mythological character they wanted to research. One student wrote each students choice into her iPad, and the list was in-stantly displayed on the Apple TV projection screen. Science teacher Gordon Davis had freshmen take a camping trip to Cum-berland Island, Ga., where they camped and com-posed lms in camp using photos and video shot on the trip. When it rained, they worked on the mov-ies in their tents to keep the iPads dry. Theyre not playing games. Theyre just more productive, Davis said. Willis said an app called Schoology helps stu-dents retrieve homework assignments and sub-mit nished work from in class, at home or out in the community. He often takes a screenshot pho-to of an assignment so he can look it over and work on it when hes not online, he said. Sophomore Rotarick Baldwin said research is easier because not all books are up to date or have the information he needs. Not everyone can go home and have a laptop so they can work on it, said classmate Brittney French. She also nds work is easier to present without needing a ash drive: Just throw it up on the screen. Baldwin said Johnson will let students take feed-back from classmates and submit an improved ver-sion. Its not about points, Johnson said. Its about learning. Lets get them to learn to do this. WALKER FROM PAGE A1 Phil Attinger/News-SunSophomore students Brittney French and Rotarick Baldwin take notes during a break in a documentary on Alexander the Great, shown in their humanities class at Walker Memorial Academy in A von P ark. The school has recently contracted to lease more than 100 iP ads from Apple, enough to assign one to each student.We run a D and F list in high school (classes), but the list is almost gone, Farmer said. I have to think there is something there. Something has turned them on.Bill Farmer Walker Memorial principaltraining exercise it is only a test. During the scenario, the Aeromed II helicop-ter will land and take off from the Highlands County Fairgrounds. As extensive as it is, HRMC Public Informa-tion Ofcer Susan Reed said that the exact na-ture of the drill is not being released in an ef-fort to make the exer-cise as realistic as pos-sible. We have alerted our patients that there might be some unusu-al or sudden noises that could simulate weapons re, she said. Reed emphasized that there would be no inter-ruption in patient care. Our patients are our number one priority, she said. Rybinski added that as part of the activi-ties in the area Tuesday morning, a media cen-ter would be set up to handle reporters. That will also involve a num-ber of agency public in-formation ofcers in-cluding the hospital, the county, the health de-partment and the High-lands County Sheriffs Ofce. In fact, the sheriffs ofce will take the lead on that part, Rybins-ki said. The drill is set to get underway at 9 a.m. Tuesday and is slated to run about three hours and will wrap up by noon. DRILL FROM PAGE A1

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www.newssun.comSunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A5 NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927Romona Washington Publisher publisher@newssun.com Scott Dressel Editor editor@newssun.com VIEWPOINTS OUR VIEW YOUR VIEWSTuesday the United States Supreme Court heard arguments regarding an Ohio law aimed at keeping political candidates from knowingly telling lies during an election campaign. Ohio is not the only state to enact such legislation ... so have at least 15 others. In a development that will surprise only those who still believe in the tooth fairy, the idea of keeping candidates honest is stirring up a ruckus. So much so that the court has been asked to allow the law to be challenged even though no one has yet been charged under it, let alone found guilty. We think the unseemly haste is a sign of how seriously worried politicians are about having to tell the truth, but its only a small part of our concern. What has us collectively grinding our teeth in frustration is the courts reluc-tance to accept that candidates for of-ce should be held accountable for their claims. In another chilling example of irratio-nal thinking and double speak, it seems the United States Supreme Court leans toward the notion that willfully lying is protected free speech, at least for politi-cians. If candidates had to constantly wor-ry they be might have to appear before a state commission to justify something they said during an election campaign, the Supreme Court justices fretted, their speech would be stied, their constitu-tional rights infringed. The phrase that kind of thinking brings to mind is unsuitable for publication. Since when is holding someone re-sponsible for his or her words a violation of free speech? Isnt the American jus-tice system built on telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? The court decided long ago that there are limits to some things we can say yelling re in a theater is one example. An even better one is the Truth in Ad-vertising laws enacted to protect Ameri-can citizens from fraud and deception. According to the Federal Trade Commis-sions website, ... federal law says that (an) ad must be truthful, not misleading, and, when appropriate, backed by scien-tic evidence. Forgive us if we are a little confused. If it is not an infringement of free speech when a company (which the Supreme Court has ruled is a person) is held to the truth while advertising its product, how can it be an infringement of free speech to ask the same of a person advertising his or her candidacy? And that doesnt touch on the great moral issue: Where is democracy going if we knowingly allow candidates for public ofce to cynically manipulate us? What will happen if we remain blind? We will be in danger of losing ourselves. Repeat a lie long enough and soon it is accepted as the truth like the lie about how being honest infringes on a political candidates freedom of speech.Like most other wom-en, I wear a lot of hats. Theres Laura the col-umnist, Laura the c-tion writer, and Laura the wife, to name a few of them. There is also, of course, Mom (sor-ry John and James, but even though you dont live with me anymore I still worry about you and want to help you). Add to that a whole host of other job descrip-tions and I could list an impressive resume, as long as being paid for these jobs wasnt a re-quirement. Today, I want to focus on one of those jobs. One that has taken up a good part of my life in the past few months. That job? It is chauffeur. We currently have two cars. Don of course lays claim to one, given that he has a job that he cant do from the house and needs to be able to get around. That leaves me with custody of the other one. We have three oth-er people living in the house. One is my moth-er-in-law, who hasnt driven in years. The oth-er two are young men who for various reasons are making their home with us (God seems to think I dont need an empty nest, since He keeps putting new birds into it). Neither young man has a vehicle at the moment, and both have jobs. Thus it falls to me, if I want to keep control of my car, to drive people to various places. While Don tries to lend a hand from time to time, his schedule doesnt permit him to do very much to help. Given that part of my job description is exible work hours I am in a much better po-sition to make sure peo-ple get where they need to be. Yesterday, while not a typical day, shows how this can go. I got up ear-ly in the morning to drive young man No. 1 to his workplace. We get along well because we both hate getting up early and usually dont expect coherent conver-sation during this drive. After coming home for a bit I dropped young man No. 2 off so he could run some errands while my moth-er-in-law and I went to Ladies Bible Class. Af-ter class, we picked up young man No. 2 and drove him to work in Lake Placid before grab-bing some lunch and heading home. After lunch, it was back in the car for a doctors appointment for mother-in-law. Af-terwards, we ran some errands of our own, in-cluding a stop at Brew-sters Coffee House (all this running around de-manded sustenance). We then picked up young man No. 1 from work and headed back for home. Later on, I picked up young man No. 2 from work and I was nally done driving for the day. I guess I could com-plain about all this driv-ing, but Im not going to. Yeah, I spend a lot of time in the car, but it could be worse. The people riding with me usually dont tell me how to drive and are grateful for what I do. Sometimes I get treated to a soda or a coffee or even lunch a nice lit-tle thank you from oth-ers that I appreciate. Ive learned to use the time driving. In the mornings, I tune in to WWOJ to catch Libbys Genius Awards. If Im not chatting with my passengers or listening to talk radio, I plug in my iPod to catch up on my audio books. At some point down the line, the transpor-tation issues will prob-ably get sorted out. One or both young men will get vehicles or alterna-tive means of transpor-tation. Who knows? But meanwhile I will add Chauffeur to that resume Im planning. Hopefully my passen-gers will give me good references if I need them.Laura Ware is a Sebring resi-dent. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady@em-barqmail.com Visit her website at www.laurahware.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the staff of the News-Sun.My other job LAURAS L OO KLaura Ware The working classIt seems a full court press against government work-ers is once again under way. County Commissioner (Don) Elwell wants to reduce the wages of county employees, proposing a wage study, sev-en rms competing for a lu-crative contract for planning ploys to reduce employee wages. Perhaps the county should take a hard look at all of its privatized arrangements whereby the private sector can take a bite out of govern-ment revenues while help-ing to dismantle a civil ser-vice system, which was built to take favoritism out of gov-ernment. Meanwhile the top cats are doing just ne. Pension plans are again un-der scrutiny, with legisla-tive attempts to weaken (and eventually dismantle) the Florida State Pension Sys-tem, which provides for coun-ty and municipal employees as well as state employees. Al-though the system is viable, so much so that past legis-latures have raided surplus-es over the years without any attempt to make repayment, they express concern for pos-sible bad times in the future. No concern for nding addi-tional funds for pensions in that event. The Congress has raided the Social Security trust fund for its surpluses without arrang-ing for appropriate recom-pense, doubtless the mod-el Tallahassee now wants to emulate. What gets lost in all of the dialogue about gov-ernmental philosophy and private sector comparisons is that civil servants, teach-ers, police ofcers, state and county workers in a great vari-ety of occupations, have fore-sworn the opportunity for big payoffs offered to the win-ners in the private sector and instead commit themselves to a career of service, accepting smaller salaries and expecta-tions and an eventual guaran-tee of a decent income at re-tirement time. In times of economic dif-culty, the wages and pensions of the working class should be the last target, rather than the rst, to achieve governmental savings. Look instead to the priva-tization craze where gov-ernment can farm out their responsibilities to some forprot entity, and relieve itself of the responsibility to super-vise and manage functions that are properly theirs to per-form, not create some bonan-za for the private sector.R AND Y LUDACERLake Placid Since when is it OK to flat-out lie?

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A6 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com Would Dad have wanted it that way?Serving our community since 1925. Locally owned & operated. www.stephensonnelsonfh.comSebring, FL 33870 385-0125 Avon Park, FL 33825 453-3101Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home & CrematoryPreplanning a funeral is not something you do for yourself Its something you do for your family. It spares them from making emotional decisions decisions that may not be consistent with your own wishes. We specialize in prearrangements for your familys sake.Proud to serve Sebring, Lake Placid & Avon Park Gergen and Gaylin Thomas will initially apply what theyve learned to their current jobs. Others will continue their education taking advantage of the bachelors degree as a prerequisite for entering a masters degree program. While their plans vary, the program chosen for the rst bachelors degree can be applied to many careers and that, the graduating students say, benets all students as does the proximity of the college offering the opportunity. SFSC rst offered the BAS-SM in fall 2012. The 14 graduates of the program will celebrate Commencement on May 6 at the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, SFSC Highlands Campus. Kevin Brown, dean of Applied Sciences and Technology, said he has seen a lot of new programs and expansions during his many years in education, but the bachelors degree was, a mammoth leap into a new realm. What it does for students is offer the whole package. The associate degree was only halfway. Everybody embraced the bachelors degree. The college, the community, and I have never been prouder of a group of students than I am of these, he said. The initial focus of the four-year degree has been business. The focus is applicable and adaptable to many areas, according to Dr. Tina Cardenas, lead instructor of the program. But Brown said the emphasis is evolving, based on the needs of the local business community, and he mentioned a growing need for bachelor-educated students in the areas of criminal justice and agriculture. Thomas said the bene ts of the bachelors degree were improvements in her writing and speaking techniques, critical thinking skills and, as a non-traditional adult student, the opportunity to learn how the younger generation thinks, lives, and operates. My love has always been education, said the grandmother of three. She not only made education her career but has worked to further her own education over her lifetime. Ayala is the assistant town clerk for the city of Zolfo Springs and the mother of four. She said a supportive family, friends, and husband made it possible to achieve her goal to earn the bachelors degree. She hopes to someday work in nance for a large company. Gergen works at the Fairmont Cinema in Sebring. He loves and respects the family-owned operation, has learned from it and from his continued education, and hopes to continue in the commercial theater industry. Austin Mock wants to apply his degree to government work overseas, with a preference for Germany, where he spent much of his life. Ive had a life, been married, had babies, and loved my job at Blockbuster, said Gail Cushing. Her plans are now to move toward a masters degree. Course work in the BASSM program has tested students in a positive way. Cushing described an eight-week writing session as brutal but bene cial. It was very exciting, but it was not easy, she said. Franciso Lozano echoed her sentiments. It was challenging and seemed impossible. But the more I wrote, the more ef cient I became. My spelling and vocabulary improved. The way you speak improves. Now I get a sense of relaxation from writing. He said some of the research into large, successful corporations and smaller, local companies was particularly inspiring. Lozano mentioned Ford Motor Company and the early development of Disney World in Florida. He said that numerous methods and strategies can be learned from those and other endeavors. Some, he said, are the same that are applied to local businesses. The BAS-SM degree program is open to students who have earned an associate degree. The upper-level work teaches methods of applying management practices, leadership development, nance, and basic humans relations practice and prepares students for supervisory and management opportunities within their technical elds. Dr. Cardenas said that applications for the BASMS for fall term 2014 are being accepted through August. Other bachelors degree opportunities available at SFSC in the fall are the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. For information about the BAS-SM degree program, call the SFSC Advising and Counseling Center at 784-7131. STUDENTS FROM PAGE A1and public health, nursing theory, and research. A bachelors degree in nursing opens doors to higher paying nursing positions by expanding the types of nursing duties RNs can perform and preparing them for positions in management and health education. Obtaining a bachelors degree in nursing can also qualify students for admission to a graduate nursing program. Nursing offers unlimited paths to a rewarding career. Once nurses obtain essential degrees and certi cations, they can branch out into any number of specialties, such as surgery, emergency and trauma care, neonatal, pediatrics, geriatrics, hospice, or mental health. Nurses may discover their calling in caring for elderly patients in a rural hospice, providing critical care and emotional support to victims of natural disasters, or vaccinating children in places where preventative care is scarce. Some make a career of traveling the globe and taking short-term assignments where the need is greatest. According to Florida Jobs by Occupation for Workforce Region 19, health care is a major industry in DeSoto, Hardee, and Highlands counties and accounts for 10 percent of the jobs in the region. Registered nursing has grown at an annual rate of nearly three percent over an eight-year period, higher than all other health care-related occupations. The opportunity for higher education among nurses answers a need and a preference among health care providers both locally and nationwide, said Dr. Leana Revell, vice president for educational and student services at SFSC. There is a growing trend to hire bachelors degree-prepared nurses while the same is actually required by some states accreditation processes. There is the basic demand for nurses, and there are multiple opportunities available to them. This continued education expands their experience and their value. SFSC completed a signi cant amount of background research and data collection to provide exactly what prospective students wanted and needed from the program. Dr. Michele Heston, director of nursing education for the college, said that research and surveys were done largely with the input of graduates of SFSCs Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program. It is exciting to see the level of interest our graduates have for the new bachelors program, she said. They are out there working, and theyre excited to be coming back. Their input is essential. They are a reection of our community, and they re ect the needs of this comNURSING FROM PAGE A1 BY BARRY FOSTERNews-Sun correspondentSEBRING Bids were opened Thursday for those interested in the possible lease and use of a county-owned clay pit north of Avon Park. Three entities submitted formal requests for proposal including Boom Booms Guns & Ammo, The Heartland Gun Club and a trio of individuals simply known as The Team, which is a group out of Avon Park. Once touted as a stateof-the art BMX bicycle racing facility, the clay pit has fallen into disrepair due to vandalism and lack of use. During its creation, organizers told the county commission that the BMX racing facility would be a great draw for competition cyclists from all over the state and the nation, bringing in notoriety and tourist dollars. The commission at that time not only gave use of the property to be developed and managed by ofcials of the Highlands County YMCA but also helped the group obtain grants and even donated county workers and equipment to groom the property for bicycle racing. However, current commissioners have taken a more stern view of a proposal to turn the overgrown and abandoned facility into a target range, putting it out to proposal twice for those interested in its use. The bids will now will go to a three-member evaluation committee made up of county Road & Bridge Department Director Kyle Green, Zoning Supervisor Linda Conrad and Parks & Recreation Director Vicki Pontius. The group reportedly will meet early next month to begin a review process. They then will present a recommendation to the county commission for their consideration.3 bids put in for clay pit in APFormer BMX track targeted as gun rangeTERRY HINOTETerry L. Hinote, age 68, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014 in Miami. Terry was born on Aug. 16, 1945 in Miami, to Roy W. and Ella Marie Blakeney. Terry worked at the Highlands County Sheriffs Of ce as a Detention Deputy beginning Aug. 15, 1986 and retired on July 19, 2005. She received a Valor award in 1994 for saving the life of another. Throughout her time serving the community at the Sheriffs Of ce, Terry received numerous recognitions and letters of appreciation from supervisors and citizens. She is survived by her daughters, Robin Hinote of Avon Park and Kim Hinote of Sebring; son, Craig Hinote of Lecanto, Fla; ve grandchildren, Joshua Catarelli, Lee Hinote, Kiana Antone, Gina Catarelli and Mya Antone; anc, Warner Graham; and brother, Roy C. Blakeney. A celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014 from noon 3 p.m. at the Sebring Civic Center at 355 W. Center Ave., Sebring, on beautiful Lake Jackson. Terrys children are requesting the presence of all family and friends who wish to honor Terrys memory. Casual attire; lunch will be served. In lieu of owers, for her love of animals, memorial contributions in Terrys name may be made to the Highlands County Humane Society. HINOTEGERALD MCKENZIEGerald Edson McKenzie, 84,of Sebring died April 25,2014. He was a native of Brownsville, Alberta, Canada, moving to this area in 1989. He welded on the rst diesel locomotive in London, Ontario, Canada. He owned a sod farm and landscaping business. He moved to Plantation in 1976. In the Fort Lauderdale area, he started a roof painting company. For several years he bought and sold homes after remodeling. He worked in visual graphics and was an avid golfer and RVer. He is survived by his wife, Isobel E. McKenzie. A memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, April 28 at the Morris Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. In lieu of owers, memorials may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring. OBITUARIES Lake Placid, said Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton. Deputies reported arguments erupting at the scene between Lake Placid and Moore Haven groups, she said. Law enforcement has had problems over the last ve years with street parties that follow Highway Parks annual family-oriented Easter Sunday celebrations, Benton said. The car gatherings with dance music have also included public drinking into the night and have been heavily advertised, with Highway Park and the event itself referred to as Hushmouth Flawda. While the car show has fallen by the wayside in the last couple of years, public drinking has not, Benton said. She had concerns because a similar event years ago in Clewiston had a shooting death, and the local sheriff had to call her department for reinforcements. At Highway Park, Benton set up a command post with deputies patrolling the area. However, this years event had no high-prole advertising, so Benton did not set up a command post. She said she assigned two deputies on overtime to patrol close to Highway Park, and they were rst to respond to the shooting. SUSPECT FROM PAGE A1

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www.newssun.comSunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A7 863-402-2786 702 US 27 North Avon Park, FL 33825 Phone: (863) 452-2906 Fax: (863) 452-1147 E-Mail: hiltoncpa@embarqmail.com May 1 ...........5pm 7pm Tri-Chamber Mixer at Florida Hospital Sebring Where: Florida Hospital Sebring Main Lobby Description: Tri-Chamber Mixer being held at Florida Hospital in Sebring. This event for Chamber members onlyMay 9 ...........6pm 11pm Escape to Kokomo Where: Island View Restaurant at Sun n Lake, Sebring, FL Description: A night of tropical fun! Margaritas, beer, dinner & dancing (music of GrooVus). Silent auction/ door prizes/raffle and other exciting activities. For more info, contact Conna Walker 863-452-1295 ext 106May 14 ..........11:45am 1pm LP Chamber Membership Luncheon Where: LP Camp & Conference Center, 2665 Placid View Drive, Lake Placid Description: Luncheon Arrive 11:45 Meeting begins at 12 Noon.May 15 ..........4:00pm 6pm LP Chamber Membership Luncheon Where:Lake Placid Health Care Center, 125 Tomoka Boulevard South, Lake Placid Description: Food & Music Festival Enjoy food samples from around the world. Free to the community. For more info, call Michelle 465-7200. May 9 .......... Kokomo May 15 ........ Annual Chamber Banquet 24 HOUR R OAD SERVICE 1109 W. MAIN STREET A VON PARK452-2031 April 27 .............. 1pm 2pm Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group Where: Sebring Christian Church on Hammock Road Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 2 ................. All Day The Musical (Youth Production) Where: Highlands Little Theatre Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 3 ................. All Day The Musical (Youth Production) Where: Highlands Little Theatre Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 3 .................4pm 8pm Sebring Meals on Wheels Kentucky Derby PartyWhere: St. Agnes Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 4 ................. All Day The Musical (Youth Production) Where: Highlands Little Theatre Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 9 ................. 5pm 8pm Downtown Sebring Wine Walk Where: Historic Downtown Sebring Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 9 ................. 5pm 8pm Reception at the Yellow House Gallery & Gift Shop Where: Highlands Art League Inc. West Center Avenue Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 10 ............... 10am 4pm Girls Gone Wild Festival Where: Historic Downtown Sebring Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 10 ............... 5pm 8pm Saturday Night Cruise Where: Historic Downtown Sebring Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 15 ............... 1pm 2pm Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group Where: Sebring Christian Church on Hammock Road Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 17 ............... 7am 1pm Community Sidewalk Sale Where: Downtown Sebring Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 17 ............... 7pm 9pm Music in the Park Where: Highlands Hammock State Park Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com May 18 ............... 7pm 9pm Music in the Park Concert Series Where: Highlands Hammock State Park Calendar: Community Events Created by: chamberinformation@gmail.com Funding for this material was made possible by Grant # D04RH23580 from HRSA. The views expressed in written materials do not necessarily re ect the of cial policies of HRSA or the Department of Health and Human Services. WILLIAM R. LEVESQUEAssociated PressTAMPA The U.S. Air Force can throw a mighty arsenal at its enemies. Smart bombs. Bunker busters. Fighter jets. Fly-ing gunships. Atomic bombs. What weapon does the worlds most powerful Air Force pull out of its mul-titrillion-dollar inventory to keep aircraft-damaging birds away from MacDill Air Force Base? Its got a tail, hates thunder and loves a car ride Sonic, a border collie with gumption. Shes a great tool, said Sonics handler, ecolo-gist Lindsey Garven, who quickly corrected herself. Not a tool. Shes a coworker. The military hon-cho who decided before World War II that it was a good idea to put an air-strip on a coastal wetland probably wasnt think-ing about birds. They dominated the skies over South Tampa long before the KC-135 aerial refuel-ing aircraft that today y out of MacDill. More than many Air Force bases, MacDill is in a continuous state of war against dozens of species of birds, from menacing vultures (akin to a ying bowling ball) to quacking ducks and dozens of spe-cies in between. Garven, 29, and Sonic, a dog rescued from a shel-ter who is between 6 and 9 years old, are the last defense, the team that patrols MacDill chasing birds away from runways. Both are civilians em-ployed by Birdstrike Con-trol Program of Willis, Texas, a private company hired by the Air Force. Its work that is critical-ly important, according to MacDill pilots whose aircraft risk a crash if a bird is sucked into and disables a jet engine or pops a hole in the fuse-lage. Keeping birds at bay is incredibly important at MacDill because of the migratory bird pop-ulation. Weve got coast-al birds. And you cant get MacDill away from coast-line, said Lt. Col. Jake Hartigan, 39, a MacDill pilot. Any bird, tiny or huge, is a potential problem, Hartigan said. Sometimes planes will suck small birds into their engines, he said, and the pilot doesnt even realize it. Then there are days like May 24, 2012. A Royal Canadian Air Force jet struck several vultures during a landing approach at MacDill. One of the birds hit the jets nose, punching a hole in the fuselage. In the cock-pit, warning lights began blinking. Electrical sys-tems failed. The crew said damage was massive. But the jets engines didnt quit, and the plane landed safely. Garven, Sonics han-dler, said she sometimes uses loud pyrotechnics to scare birds off runways or adjacent grounds. She even ies a small, re-mote-controlled airplane into ocks of circling vul-tures to shoo them off. But the dog is her best weapon combating a wide variety of species because birds view a ca-nine as a predator and so are less likely to return, Garven said. Sonic loves the job. Its not work to her. She tends not to play with the plas-tic toys Garven keeps for her back at their MacDill ofce. Who needs them with a base full of fowl? She loves chasing birds, Garven said. Shes very passionate about it. This is her play. So Garven and Son-ic patrol the entire 5,767acre base, sometimes on foot, sometimes in a sport utility vehicle and, once in a while, in a ca-noe to visit isolated spots. Bird lovers need not worry. Sonic rarely catch-es anything. On a recent day, Gar-ven spotted cattle egrets not far from the run-way. She stopped her ve-hicle, let Sonic out the back. The dog sprinted to the ock. Garven uses a high-pitched whistle to try to direct the dog. But the border collie seems to know, by instinct, when to generate a burst of speed to chase the birds away. Go get them! Garven called. Come on, Sonic! Good girl. Annoyed birds scam-pered. We actually like it when we have more freethinking dogs . that have a natural passion for birds, Garven said. You can send them out and they judge for themselves where they need to go by looking at the birds.At MacDill Air Force Base, Sonics bark is better than a boom AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Skip ORourkeSonic and Lindsey Garven rest after Sonic did a good job chasing birds off of a eld near MacDills runway, April 7, 2014. Sonic and Garven work together to keep birds off of the MacDill aireld. Sonic loves to chase the birds. The birds are a hazard to aircraft, they can cause damage or ingested in the engines could cause a crash. Garven is the 6th Air Mobility Wing Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) contractor.

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A8 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com CARPET MART, INC AMERICAN GOLF CART Sales & Service 863-453-CART (2278) Family Owned Since 1981 2833 Hwy 27 S. Avon Park EZ-GO Dont get stranded. Let Trojan Golf Cart battery get you hopping! NEW & USED Tires Good Pre-owned Electric Carts Lik e us on WE BUY OLD GOLF CARTS! NEW & USED TIRES ELECTRIFY YOUR GAME WITH TROJAN BATTERIES! WE HAVE PARTS FOR ALL CARTS!Now may be the smart time to trade it in. Plenty of used carts to choose from. 3715 Thunderbird Hill Circle BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterSEBRING In a case in-volving shut-off water and domestic violence, a wom-an has been arrested and charged with dealing in stolen property and grand theft of a rearm. Simone Mills, 30, of Se-bring was arrested Tuesday in a case that dates back to Dec. 11-16, 2013. At that time, Mills water was shut off, so her boyfriend let her and her 10-year-old son move in at his home on Manor Circle, off Thunder-bird Road in Sebring. He gave her a key, as well, re-ports said. However, they had an ar-gument within two days and the man stormed out, telling Mills to leave before he returned. She was gone when he came back on the eve-ning of Dec. 13, 2013, but the next morning, he no-ticed items missing. He re-ported them missing to law enforcement, but also confronted Mills over the phone. The two got into another argument on Dec. 15, which resulted in a do-mestic battery charge on the boyfriend. Deputies secured his home at that time, reports said. On that same day, a fe-male friend of Mills con-tacted another friend to see if he could erase all personal information from the hard drive of a comput-er for Mills. When he told Mills he couldnt, she tried to sell him some items. He told deputies she had said she needed money to get out of town before the boy-friend got out of jail. He agreed to buy a .40-caliber Smith & Wes-son M&P with two maga-zines for $100, reports said, but then contacted a friend in law enforcement to veri-fy that the gun was not sto-len. He heard it was stolen the next day, reports said. Thirteen days later, after deputies tracked his inqui-ry they met with the man to have him turn the hand-gun over to them. He did not get his $100 back, re-ports said. Deputies were able to trace Mills back through her friend, reports said. Mills statement to depu-ties was redacted from re-ports, but other informa-tion in the report indicated that she denied selling the gun and suggested the man who said he bought it had actually stolen the gun. Deputies told her it didnt make sense for him to run a check on a seri-al number if he had stolen the gun.Sebring woman charged stealing gun, selling stolen property GAR Y FINEOUTAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE Flori-da Gov. Rick Scott and the Seminole Tribe of Florida are close to reaching a new deal that could force leg-islators to once again con-sider the future of gam-bling in the state. So far there havent been any details released, but legislative leaders have conrmed that Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera met with them this week to let them know a deal with the Hard Rock hotel and casi-no owner could be reached soon. We basically said, When you have a deal, let us know what it is, House Speaker Will Weath-erford said Friday. Wed love to look at it and well tell you what we think. A spokeswoman for Sen-ate President Don Gaetz said that Gaetz told LopezCantera he would be in-terested in learning more if negotiations are nalized. A person close to the ne-gotiations says the Scott administration is consid-ering a May special session to consider a new compact with the tribe. The per-son requested anonymi-ty because the person isnt authorized to discuss the deal. A spokesman for the Seminole Tribe said they wouldnt comment. Frank Collins, a spokes-man for Scott, emphasized that a nal deal has not been reached. There is no deal, and without a deal, there can-not be any decision on how to ratify a deal, Col-lins said. The Seminoles and Flor-ida reached a deal in 2010 to give the Seminole exclu-sive rights to have black-jack and other table games at three Broward County casinos and others in Im-mokalee and Tampa. Part of that deal expires in 2015. That deal guaranteed more than $1 billion in revenue to the state. Florida legislators earli-er this year were consider-ing a comprehensive gam-bling bill that could have resulted in competition for the tribe by allowing new resort casinos com-ing to South Florida. But the legislation stalled after Weatherford said he want-ed Scott to renegotiate the compact with the tribe be-fore proceeding any fur-ther. Weatherford also said he wants to place a consti-tutional amendment be-fore voters that would re-quire any future gambling expansions to be approved by voters. Talk of the latest deal is coming when legislators are just days away from ending their annual ses-sion on May 2. If the governor asked legislators to consider a deal with the tribe next month it would come when he has the proposed $75 billion state budget on his desk. Scott has line-item veto power that gives him the ability to eliminate indi-vidual spending items be-ing sought by legislators. But that may not guar-antee that lawmakers would go along with a new compact with the tribe. I dont see the Flori-da House being leveraged into anything, Weather-ford said. We have been very good to the governor this year. Some legislators may not consider giving a new deal to the tribe if legisla-tors do not promise help to the states existing dog tracks and horse tracks. And Democratic legislators say they may not vote for a compact if they arent in-cluded in the negotiations. Democrats are in the mi-nority, but they may prove crucial in a vote on a new compact. In the past some Republicans have been unwilling to vote for any-thing that could be viewed as condoning or expand-ing gambling. Quite frankly, we dont have any motivation just to ratify what the governor does, said House Demo-cratic Leader Perry Thur-ston, D-Plantation. Florida ranked fourth overall in gambling reve-nue among Indian casinos with $2.2 billion in 2012, behind California, Oklaho-ma and Washington. The gure is a 3 percent in-crease, the second straight year of growth after a de-cline in 2010.Florida and Seminole tribe near new gambling deal

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www.newssun.com Sunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A9 SPORTS BY DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.com SEBRING It can be a little daunting heading off to college for the rst time. It is exciting to get the chance to continue ones education and athlet ics career, but off on your own, stepping up to the next level brings its share of trepidation. Well, in the case of Se brings Lindsey Whit tington and Jordan Hin kle, they wont be going it alone as the pair both signed to attend and play volleyball at East Flori da State College in Mel bourne on Wednesday. Despite their lifelong friendship, this wasnt the initial intent, with each looking at various schools and receiving separate of fers. I had offers from Savan nah State University, San ta Fe College and Universi ty of Albany, Hinkle said. I was able to view EFSC and also Warner but EFSC seemed more of a place I would feel comfortable in, especially school wise. Whittington had similar thoughts. I talked and visit ed some other schools in Florida, but after each vis it, I felt like those schools still didnt compare to EFSC, she said. They were the only school that wanted us both, which makes it easier for me be cause I have her as famil iarity but I can also meet new people. First-year head coach A Package Deal Dan Hoehne/News-Sun Joined by former coach Vanessa Sinness and future coach Andrea Rass mussen, Lindsey Whittington and Jordan Hinkle decided to remain team mates as both signed to attend and play volleyball at East Florida State College. SEE SIGNING | A12 Special to the News-Sun AVON PARK The South Florida State College Lady Panthers Volleyball team spiked a win during April as they taught volleyball lessons to consumers at Ridge Area Arc. The volleyball team offered train ing from 10-11 a.m. for three Fridays in April at the Ridge Area Arc main cam pus. Arc provides services and training for adults with physical and mental dis abilities. I like playing volleyball, said Arc consumer John Smith. The girls make it fun. They are pretty too. Abbey Rouch, who is a sophomore and graduating this year from SFSC, expressed her joy in working with the consumers during an appreciation cer emony on April 18. She will be playing volleyball for an other college and hopes to see some of the consumers when she plays SFSC next year. Ridge Area Arc set up an outdoor vol leyball net for those who wanted to learn the game concept and proper hit ting techniques. For the consumers who have limited abilities or cant be outside, a classroom was set up indoors to teach ball tossing, SFSC volleyball spikes for a win at Arc Courtesy photo South Florida State College volleyball player Abbey Rouch teaches Ridge Area Arc consumer Alex Lopez how to properly pass a ball to a player on his team. BY DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.com AVON PARK Some times you dont realize all that these kids do as part of this program, Avon Park head coach Whit Cornell said Friday night. Weightlift ing three times a week at 6 a.m., sum mer tourna ments and fall tourna ments. These guys have worked hard together and been very dedicat ed to being a part of this team. It all paid off this night as the Red Devils laid claim to the District 9-4A crown with a 6-3 win over McKeel Academy. Kenny McGrath got the nod for the start and the southpaw set about his business in retiring the Wildcats in order in the top of the rst. And the Avon Park of fense then jumped out to the early lead in the bot tom half, with Tyrone Perry tripling to deep left-center to score Luis Martinez, who had drawn a walk. Mykel Gordon fol lowed with a sacrice y to deep left to bring Perry home and give the Devils a 2-0 lead. McGrath got the rst two outs in second, but consecutive errors and a duck-snort single to right plated one run and cut the lead in half. McKeel third-base man Joe Rivera then put a charge into one, smash ing a screaming liner to ward left, but it was right at J.C. Cobb, who hauled it in to retire the side. Cobb would then single with one out in the bot tom of the second, steal second and move to third on Alfred Browns baseknock. With runners on the corners, Brown took off for second and when the throw down wasnt cut off, Cobb broke for home and scored without a play. Up 3-1, McGrath al lowed a one-out single in the third, but was helped by a 5-4-3 double play from Martinez to Mason Jahna to Gordon to get out of it. And McGrath wasnt messing around in the fourth as he retired the side in order, striking out all three batters. But the Devil bats were also held in check those two innings, and things started to unravel in the Red Devils don district crown Dan Hoehne/News-Sun The 2014 District 9-4A champion Avon Park Red Devils captured the crown with a 6-3 win over McKeel Friday night and have made it to the State Tournament for a record 43rd time. AVON PARK 6 MCKEEL 3 SEE AP | A12 Dan Hoehne/News-Sun Shortstop Trey Frazier res to rst for the out, one of several stellar plays on the night for the freshman. SEE STARS | A12

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A10 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com SNAP S HOT S SPORTS Sebring Elks Golf Tournament The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, May 5, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $30, which in cludes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknju dy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on (863) 471-3295. Check in not later than 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop. Highlands County Summer Leagues SEBRING The Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department announc es that the 2014 Summer Leagues will start the week of May 12. Leagues will include Womens, Church and Recreational A and B Leagues and are open to all adults and youth 16 years and older. Registration and fees are due by Wednesday, May 7, no exceptions. Fees are $360 and $15 sanctioning fee for the year. For any further informa tion please call Bob Keefe at 863-381-8284, Dustin Ridenour at 381-8269 or the Sports Complex at 863-402-6755. Firemens BBQ SEBRING The Sebring Firemen Inc. will be host ing their 4th Annual Barbecue on Friday, May 16, from 4-6 p.m. at Firemens Field to ben et Sebring High School Football. Dine in or drive through and enjoy a half-chicken dinner or a third-pound pulled pork sandwich, both with two sides, for $8. Make checks payable to Sebring Firemen Inc./ Football Fund. Come for the food and stay for the Spring Blue and White game following the dinner. Bass N Trash Tournament SEBRING The Sebring Sr. FFA will host the First Annual Bass N Trash Fishing Tournament on Saturday, May 17, on Lake Jackson at the Veterans Beach boat ramp. Cost is $25 per person, with a maximum of four people per team, with all registered team members receiving a free T-shirt and lunch. Meet time is 7 a.m. and shing will get underway at 7:30 a.m. Weigh-in takes place at Noon. Cass prizes will be given to heaviest total of three bass, three trash sh, heaviest bass and heaviest trash sh. All sh must be alive at weigh-in. Registration deadline is May 1, which guarantees a shirt, registrations after that, up through the day of the tournament, arent guaranteed a shirt. To register, or for more information, contact Sarah Cleveland at (352) 214-9883, or Rebekah Wills at (863) 273-0208. SHS Summer of Swim Sebring High School will be offering swimming les sons with four sessions to choose from. The rst session begins Monday, June 9 and runs through Friday, June 20. The second session runs from June 23-July 3, the third session July 7-July 18 and the fourth from July 21-August 1. Registrations are being taken, beginning Monday, May 5, at the front ofce of Sebring High School during the day from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., where ofce secretaries will be able to sign you up. For questions, call 4715500, ext. 229, or 381-7092 and leave a message for Ms. Pat. Emails can also be sent to catonp@highlands.k12. .us The Sebring High School pool will be open on Wednesday, May 1,Monday through Friday from 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3 p.m. Additional hours will be added once school is out for the summer. Cost is $2 per swim mer, and family passes are available at $50 for rst family member and $15 for each additional. Sebring Summer Swim Program The Summer Swim Program will again offer four (4) instructional sessions. Each will last two weeks and the swim class meets each weekday, Monday through Friday. The Program will offer eight types of instruction: 1. Adult Beginner: Adults Only. For the novice-no experience necessary. 2. Parent and Tot: Water Orientation. Mother/ Father must participate with child. (6 months to 2 years of age.) 3. Level I: Introduction to Water Skills. Students rst water orientation without Mother/Father. Part A--Preschool Aquatics (2-4 years of age) Part B-School Age (4-5 years of age) 4. Level II: Fundamental Aquatic Skills. Students do not need Mother/Father in pool. (4-5 years of age.) 5. Level III: Stroke Development. Students must be comfortable in water. 6. Level IV: Stroke Improvement. Students must be able to swim 10 yards, do a front dive, and oat on their backs. 7. Level V: Stroke Renement. Students must be able to swim 50 yards, tread water 30 sec onds, and elementary back stroke 25 yards. 8. Level VI: Part A Personal Water Safety/ Diving Fundamentals. Students must be able to swim 100 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, back stroke 100 yards. Will learn basics of diving. Part B Fitness Swimmer/Diving Fundamentals. Students will learn necessary skills to make swimming part of their exercise program. Will learn basics of diving. There will be a $50 fee for the two-week session and students will be en rolled on a rst come, rst served basis. There will be no refunds after completion of reg istration and payment of fees, unless the swim class is cancelled. There must be at least four swimmers per class for the lessons to be taught. Sunrise Rotary Charity Golf SEBRING The Sebring Sunrise Rotary 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will tee off on Saturday, June 7 at Sun N Lake on the Turtle Run course. Format is a four-person Scramble with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $240 per team, which includes green fees, cart, range balls, lunch and on-course beverages. The Cohan Radio Group, SpringLake Hardware, Dixon Golf and the Alan Jay Automotive Network are Hole-In-One spon sors and Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center is a Trophy Sponsor. Other sponsorships are available, from a $100 hole sponsor, to a $160 hole sponsor which includes a single entry, and a $340 hole sponsor which in cludes a team entry. Sign-up is available on line at www.sebringsunri serotary.com Make checks pay able to Sebring Sunrise Foundation, P.O. Box 1363, Sebring, FL 33871. Panther Baseball Youth Summer Camps AVON PARK Spring is here and summer is just around the corner, which means the annual Panther Baseball Summer Youth Camps will be warming up before you know it. For youth players aged 5-13, there will be two camps. The rst meets Monday through Thursday, June 16-19, with the second the following week, June 23-26. The camps will go each day from 8:30 a.m.-Noon, with a cost of $80 per week, or $150 for both weeks. For additional campers from the same family, $5 discounts do apply. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Registration each day is from 8-8:30 a.m., with the camp then getting un derway with all aspects of baseball fundamentals, pitching mechanics and games, with a dip in the SFSC pool to nish each day. SFSC head coach Rick Hitt will serve as camp di rector, with instruction given from assistant coach Andy Polk and members of the Panther baseball team. Campers should bring a glove, cap and any base ball attire desired, includ ing bathing suit and towel. Register by phone by calling the SFSC Baseball ofce at (863) 784-7036, or register the morning of the rst camp session. Walk-up registrations are accepted. Applications can be found at www.southori da.edu/athletics/baseball COMING UP High School Baseball Thursday Avon Park vs. Tampa Catholic, 7 p.m. Track and Field Saturday Sebring at FHSAA Finals, UNFJacksonville, 9 a.m. TODAY ARENA FOOTBALL Iowa at Philadelphia 4 p.m. ESPN2 AUTO RACING NHRA OReilly Auto Parts SpringNationals 7 p.m. ESPN2 COLLEGE BASEBALL Alabama at South Carolina 1 p.m. ESPN GOLF PGA Zurich Classic of New Orleans 1 p.m. GOLF PGA Zurich Classic of New Orleans 3 p.m. CBS LPGA Swinging Skirts Classic 7 p.m. GOLF MLB Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox 2 p.m. SUN Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee 2 p.m. WGN L.A. Angels at N.Y. Yankees 8 p.m. ESPN NBA PLAYOFFS Chicago at Washington 1 p.m. ABC L.A. Clippers at Golden State 3:30 p.m. ABC Toronto at Brooklyn 7 p.m. TNT Houston at Portland 9:30 p.m. TNT NHL PLAYOFFS Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers Noon NBC St. Louis at Chicago 3 p.m. NBC MONDAY MLB Oakland at Texas 8 p.m. ESPN Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox 8 p.m. SUN NBA PLAYOFFS Miami at Charlotte 7 p.m. TNT San Antonio at Dallas 9:30 p.m. TNT TUESDAY MLB Tampa Bay at Boston 7 p.m. SUN NBA PLAYOFFS Washington at Chicago 8 p.m. TNT Golden State at L.A. Clippers 10:30 p.m. TNT SPORTS ON TV SCORE BOARD NBA Playoff Glance FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlanta 2, Indiana 1 Atlanta 101, Indiana 93 Indiana 101, Atlanta 85 Thursday: Atlanta 98, Indiana 85 Saturday: Indiana at Atlanta, late Monday, April 28: Atlanta at Indiana, 8 p.m. x-Thursday, May 1: Indiana at Atlanta, TBA x-Saturday, May 3: Atlanta at Indiana, TBA Miami 2, Charlotte 0 Miami 99, Charlotte 88 Wednesday: Miami 101, Charlotte 97 Saturday: Miami at Charlotte, late Monday, April 28: Miami at Charlotte, 7 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 30: Charlotte at Miami, 7 or 8:30 p.m. x-Friday, May 2: Miami at Charlotte, TBA x-Sunday, May 4: Charlotte at Miami, TBA Brooklyn 2, Toronto 1 Brooklyn 94, Toronto 87 Toronto 100, Brooklyn 95 Friday: Brooklyn 102, Toronto 98 Sunday, April 27: Toronto at Brooklyn, 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 30: Brooklyn at Toronto, 6, 7 or 8 p.m. x-Friday, May 2: Toronto at Brooklyn, TBA x-Sunday, May 4: Brooklyn at Toronto, TBA Washington 2, Chicago 1 Washington 102, Chicago 93 Washington 101, Chicago 99, OT Friday: Chicago 100, Washington 97 Sunday, April 27: Chicago at Washington, 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 29: Washington at Chicago, 8 p.m. x-Thursday, May 1: Chicago at Washington, TBA x-Saturday, May 3: Washington at Chicago, TBA WESTERN CONFERENCE San Antonio 1, Dallas 1 San Antonio 90, Dallas 85 Wednesday: Dallas 113, San Antonio 92 Saturday: San Antonio at Dallas, late Monday, April 28: San Antonio at Dallas, 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30: Dallas at San Antonio, 7, 8:30 or 9:30 p.m. x-Friday, May 2: San Antonio at Dallas, TBA x-Sunday, May 4: Dallas at San Antonio, TBA Memphis 2, Oklahoma City 1 Oklahoma City 100, Memphis 86 Memphis 111, Oklahoma City 105, OT Thursday: Memphis 98, Oklahoma City 95, OT Saturday: Oklahoma City at Memphis, late Tuesday, April 29: Memphis at Oklahoma City, 9 p.m. x-Thursday, May 1: Oklahoma City at Memphis, TBA x-Saturday, May 3: Memphis at Oklahoma City, TBA L.A. Clippers 2, Golden State 1 Golden State 109, L.A. Clippers 105 L.A. Clippers 138, Golden State 98 Thursday: L.A. Clippers 98, Golden State 96 Sunday, April 27: L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29: Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. x-Thursday, May 1: L.A. Clippers at Golden State, TBA x-Saturday, May 3: Golden State at L.A. Clip pers, TBA Portland 2, Houston 1 Portland 122, Houston 120, OT Portland 112, Houston 105 Friday: Houston 121, Portland 116, OT Sunday, April 27: Houston at Portland, 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30: Portland at Houston, 9:30 p.m. x-Friday, May 2: Houston at Portland, TBA x-Sunday, May 4: Portland at Houston, TBA NHL Playoff Glance FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Boston 3, Detroit 1 Detroit 1, Boston 0 Boston 4, Detroit 1 Boston 3, Detroit 0 Thursday: Boston 3, Detroit 2, OT Saturday: Detroit at Boston, late x-Monday, April 28: Boston at Detroit, TBA x-Wednesday, April 30: Detroit at Boston, TBA Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 0 Montreal 5, Tampa Bay 4, OT Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 1 Montreal 3, Tampa Bay 2 Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 3 Pittsburgh 2, Columbus 2 Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 3 Columbus 4, Pittsburgh 3, 2OT Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 3 Wednesday: Columbus 4, Pittsburgh 3, OT Saturday: Columbus at Pittsburgh, late Monday, April 28: Pittsburgh at Columbus, TBA x-Wednesday, April 30: Columbus at Pittsburgh, TBA N.Y. Rangers 2, Philadelphia 2 N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 1 Philadelphia 4, N.Y. Rangers 2 N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 1 Friday: Philadelphia 2, N.Y. Rangers 1 Sunday, April 27: Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, Noon Tuesday, April 29: N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, TBA x-Wednesday, April 30: Philadelphia at N.Y. Rang ers, TBA WESTERN CONFERENCE Colorado 2, Minnesota 2 Colorado 5, Minnesota 4, OT Colorado 4, Minnesota 2 Minnesota 1, Colorado 0, OT Thursday: Minnesota 2, Colorado 1 Saturday: Minnesota at Colorado, late Monday, April 28: Colorado at Minnesota, TBA x-Wednesday, April 30: Minnesota at Colorado, TBA Chicago 3, St. Louis 2 St. Louis 4, Chicago 3, 3OT St. Louis 4, Chicago 3, OT Chicago 2, St. Louis 0 Chicago 4, St. Louis 3, OT Friday: Chicago 3, St. Louis 2, OT Sunday, April 27: St. Louis at Chicago, 3 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 29: Chicago at St. Louis, TBA Anaheim 3, Dallas 2 Anaheim 4, Dallas 3 Anaheim 3, Dallas 2 Dallas 3, Anaheim 0 Dallas 4, Anaheim 2 Friday: Anaheim 6, Dallas 2 Sunday, April 27: Anaheim at Dallas, 8 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 29: Dallas at Anaheim, TBA San Jose 3, Los Angeles 1 San Jose 6, Los Angeles 3 San Jose 7, Los Angeles 2 San Jose 4, Los Angeles 3, OT Thursday: Los Angeles 6, San Jose 3 Saturday: Los Angeles at San Jose, late x-Monday, April 28: San Jose at Los Angeles, TBA x-Wednesday, April 30: Los Angeles at San Jose, TBA Major League Baseball American League East W L Pct GB New York 13 10 .565 Baltimore 11 11 .500 1 Toronto 11 12 .478 2 Boston 11 13 .458 2 Tampa Bay 10 13 .435 3 Central W L Pct GB Detroit 12 8 .600 Chicago 12 12 .500 2 Kansas City 11 11 .500 2 Minnesota 11 11 .500 2 Cleveland 11 12 .478 2 West W L Pct GB Oakland 15 8 .652 Texas 14 9 .609 1 Los Angeles 11 11 .500 3 Seattle 9 13 .409 5 Houston 7 17 .292 8 Sundays Games Boston (Lester 2-3) at Toronto (Dickey 1-3), 1 p.m. Kansas City (Shields 2-2) at Baltimore (Mi.Gonzalez 1-1), 1:35 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 3-1) at Minnesota (Gibson 3-1), 2:10 p.m. Oakland (Milone 0-1) at Houston (McHugh 1-0), 2:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 3-1) at Chicago White Sox (Unde cided), 2:10 p.m. Cleveland (Salazar 0-3) at San Francisco (Vogel song 0-1), 4:05 p.m. Texas (Harrison 0-0) at Seattle (Maurer 0-0), 4:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Richards 2-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 3-0), 8:05 p.m. National League East W L Pct GB Atlanta 15 7 .682 New York 13 10 .565 2 Washington 13 11 .542 3 Philadelphia 11 12 .478 4 Miami 10 13 .435 5 Central W L Pct GB Milwaukee 17 6 .739 St. Louis 13 11 .542 4 Cincinnati 11 12 .478 6 Pittsburgh 9 15 .375 8 Chicago 7 15 .318 9 West W L Pct GB San Francisco 13 10 .565 Colorado 13 11 .542 Los Angeles 13 11 .542 San Diego 11 13 .458 2 Arizona 8 18 .308 6 Sundays Games Miami (Koehler 2-1) at N.Y. Mets (Gee 1-1), 1 p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 2-2) at Atlanta (Teheran 2-1), 1:35 p.m. San Diego (Kennedy 1-3) at Washington (Jordan 0-3), 1:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Hammel 3-1) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 3-0), 2:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Volquez 1-1) at St. Louis (Wainwright 4-1), 2:15 p.m. Cleveland (Salazar 0-3) at San Francisco (Vogel song 0-1), 4:05 p.m. Colorado (J.De La Rosa 1-3) at L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 3-1), 4:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Burnett 0-1) at Arizona (McCarthy 0-4), 4:10 p.m. This Date in Baseball April 27 1918 The Brooklyn Dodgers got into the win col umn after a major league record 0-9 start, with a 5-3 victory over the New York Giants in the opening game of a doubleheader. 1929 Brooklyn relief pitcher Clise Dudley hom ered on the rst major league pitch he saw at Phila delphias Baker Bowl. 1947 Babe Ruth Day at Yankee Stadium drew a crowd of more than 58,000 to honor the ailing star. 1963 Two two-sport players pitched in the fourth inning in a game at Fenway park. NBA players Gene Conley of the Celtics and Dave DeBusschere of the Knicks pitched for their respective Major League Baseball teams, Conley for the Red Sox and De Busschere for the White Sox. The Red Sox won 9-5. 1973 Kansas Citys Steve Busby pitched his rst of two career no-hitters with a 3-0 victory over the Tigers at Detroit. 1983 Walter Johnsons record of 3,508 career strikeouts was eclipsed by Houstons Nolan Ryan a record which stood for 56 years. Ryan fanned Montreal pinch-hitter Brad Mills in the eighth inning of the Astros 4-2 win over the Expos. 1996 Barry Bonds became the fourth major leaguer to amass 300 homers and 300 steals when he homered in the third inning of the San Francisco Giants 6-3 victory over the Florida Mar lins. His father, Bobby Bonds, godfather Willie Mays and Andre Dawson are the only other players to reach 300-300. 2000 Chicago White Sox shortstop Jose Val entin hit for the cycle and drove in ve runs in a 13-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Valentin hit for the cycle in single, double, triple and home run order. 2003 Kevin Millwood pitched a no-hitter to lead the Philadelphia Phillies over the San Francisco Gi ants 1-0. Millwood struck out 10 and walked three. 2005 Mark Grudzielanek hit for the cycle in his rst four at-bats in St. Louis 6-3 victory over Milwaukee. 2005 Jose Mesa earned his 300th career save in Pittsburghs 2-0 victory over Houston. Mesa became the 19th pitcher in major league history with 300. 2007 Kirk Radomski, a former New York Mets clubhouse employee, pleaded guilty to distributing steroids to major league players for a decade and agreed to help baseballs steroids investigators. 2009 Colorados Dexter Fowler tied a modernday rookie mark with ve stolen bases in the Rock ies 12-7 win over San Diego.

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www.newssun.com Sunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A11 www.newssun.com Ridge Area Arc & Waypoints FinancialInvite You ToEscape to KokomoIsland View Restaurant at Sun N LakeFree Margaritas and Beer(Cash bar and soft drinks also available.)Caribbean Buffet with Chicken and Ribs Music by GrooVus A Chance To Win$20,000 for a Great Cause!To purchase tickets, make a donation, or to help sponsor this event, please contact: Conna Walker at May 2ndTickets ANNE M. PETERSON Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. James Harden found his shot, and Troy Daniels made his. Harden scored a career playoff-best 37 points in Houstons 121-116 over time victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday night, narrowing Portlands play off advantage to 2-1 with Game 4 set for Sunday. But it was the rook ie Daniels who nailed a 3-pointer with 11.9 sec onds to go that pulled Houston out of a funk from losing the rst two games of the series at home. Means a lot to me that coach called my name, said Daniels, who spent time in the D-League this season and didnt make his pro debut until March 5. As a rookie, you nev er know when youre going to play. That shows how much condence he has in me. Dwight Howard added 24 points and 14 rebounds for the Rockets. Only three teams have come back to win after los ing the rst two games of a seven-game series at home: The last was the 2004-05 Mavericks, who came back against the Rockets. LaMarcus Aldridge had more than 40 points in each of Portlands victories in the rst two games in Houston. But Omer Asik did a good job of shutting him down Friday night, hold ing the All-Star forward to 23 points. The Blazers were led by Damian Lillard with 30 points. Portland trailed by as many as 11 points in the nal quarter, but Nicolas Batum hit a 3-pointer with 41 seconds left to tie it at 110. Harden missed a halfcourt shot at the buzzer to send the game to overtime. Lillards layup gave Port land a 116-112 lead with 3:08 left in the extra peri od. Jeremy Lin hit a jumper from the top of the key be fore Hardens fadeaway tie it with 1:51 to go. Aldridge missed a jump er over Howard, but Lin missed a 3-pointer on the other end before Daniels nailed his 3-pointer. Daniels nished with nine points in the game, all 3s. Before the game, coach Kevin McHale told Daniels to be ready, the undraft ed signee out of Virginia Commonwealth said. Batum missed a 3 with 4.9 seconds left and Hard en made free throws for the nal margin. The Blazers hadnt opened a playoff series 2-0 since 1977, when they got the early jump on the Lak ers en route to the Western Conference title. Portland went on to beat Phila delphia for its lone NBA championship. Houston coach Kev in McHale, who acknowl edged before the game that his team was frus trated, tinkered with the lineup and started Asik in place of Terrence Jones. Asik did a good job in keeping Aldridge out of the paint and the Rockets re sponded by coming out with intensity. Patrick Beverleys 3-pointer gave the Rock ets and early 19-13 lead before Harden nished off the rst quarter with a 3-pointer to put Houston up 35-24. Harden and Bever ley each nished the rst quarter with 11 points. Harden was the leagues top shooting guard in the regular season, but he was 14 of 47 from the eld in his opening two playoff games for his worst twogame stretch of the season. Lillards 3-pointer tied it at 38, but Mo Williams and Robin Lopez each hit baskets to put Portland in front and cap a 16-point run. Daniels 3 gives Rockets win MCT photo Dwight Howard had 24 points and 14 rebounds in the Rockets win Fri day night. NOAH TRISTER Associated Press Its fair to suspect that Michael Pineda isnt the only pitcher trying a few tricks on the mound from time to time. The Yankees pitch er was suspended for 10 games for having a glob of pine tar on his neck to rub on his hands to grip the ball on a chilly night. Here are ve rea sons its not that easy to crack down on pitch ers willing to bend Rule 8.02(b), which bars them from having any foreign substance in their possession or on their body during a game: ITS EASY TO GET Saliva, soap, Vaseline and yes, pine tar are all readily available. Pine tar is actually legal in baseball, but for hit ters. According to the games ofcial rules, the bat handle can be cov ered with any material to improve a hitters grip as long as the sub stance doesnt extend past 18 inches. INDIFFERENCE IN THE LEAGUE Pine tar has rare ly caused much of a stir unless its use is un usually blatant. Pine da was spotted with a brown gooey substance on his right hand in a game against the Red Sox on April 10. It was only after he took the mound Wednesday with an odd-looking streak on his neck again against Boston that the Red Sox asked an umpire to check him. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, a former catcher, said Thursday: I do think pitchers us ing pine tar isnt as big a deal as its being made out to be. Its more about getting a grip. ITS EASY TO HIDE Aside from constant, airport-style searches by umpires, its hard to think of a foolproof way to prevent doctoring the ball. In 1987, Philadelphia pitcher Kevin Gross was suspended 10 days af ter he was caught with sandpaper in his glove. That same year, Minne sotas Joe Niekro got 10 days for carrying an em ery board and sandpa per in his pocket. But instances like that are rare and even with all the cameras at major league games now, hid ing a tiny object used to scuff the ball wouldnt be impossible. STICKY SITUATIONS ARISE IN OTHER SPORTS, TOO Baseball players arent the only ones willing to go to creative lengths to get a grip. England cricket cap tain Mike Atherton was caught on television us ing dry soil from his pocket to rub into the ball during a 1994 inter national between Eng land and South Africa. He was ned and insist ed he had been using the soil to dry his hands on a humid day, but ac knowledged he had not admitted to having soil in his pocket when questioned by a referee. Several internation al teams have also ad mitted to using can dy to change the ball. Fielders suck on sugary candy and rub the sa liva into the ball, cre ating a smooth and shiny surface. A shinyscuffed ball would not behave the same as an untouched ball and in theory be harder for the batters to hit. THERES A SLIGHT RISK, AND BIG RE WARD Pitchers and bat ters, too have been trying to get an edge for decades, but in terms of long suspensions and public shame, doctoring a ball or corking a bat doesnt seem to reso nate in the same way as the use of performanceenhancing drugs. Some pitchers may still feel they have little to lose by trying an illegal sub stance on the mound. Pineda was suspended for 10 games while drug suspensions can be far longer. Pine tar, Vaseline, spit all part of baseball

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A12 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com Sweetbay is now Winn-Dixie.Welcome to a whole new experience with new items and hundreds of new ways to save at your neighborhood store at 3250 US 27 same great service youve come to expect with a few more ways to save. Now thats making healthy easy. Because were not just changing the name. Were changing the way you shop. For the better. SebringNewsSun-GO6ROP-11.25X10.5 Shes been giving you great service for years. Andrea Rassmussen was grateful to bring the pair in among her recruiting class of six players. Jordan has such great court awareness, she said. Shes al ways got her eye on whats happening all over the court. Shes also very versatile, so if any position has an injury, I can just plug her in with no drop off. And Lindsey is a very talented setter and she can work a fast offense, which is what we will be do ing, Rassmussen contin ued. And with her length and athleticism, she can do other things to score as well. The Lady Titans are coming off a 13-23 season, which means there is work to be done to turn things around. But it also means there will be opportunities for both Hinkle and Whitting ton to earn time on the court. I want the girls to com pete for playing time, Rassmussen said. We keep stats in practice each week and whoever earns it is going to play. And if having each oth er to ease the transition wasnt enough, another fa miliar face will be on hand as former Lake Placid standout Alana Nielander just nished her two years as a player and will be the teams student assistant. The chance to head to the coast was not lost on this dynamic duo either. The Mel bourne cam pus is per fect. It isnt too big and it isnt too small. Plus there is a lot to do in Melbourne, Whittington said. And the beach is just over the bridge in Merritt Island. Hinkle had a back-up offer in hand, from War ner, before getting the call from East Florida, and that sealed her decision. Coming from someone who grew up in Sebring her whole life. Living 30 minutes away just didnt seem far enough, she said with a laugh. All my hard work has paid off in the end, and I can now of cially say Im a college vol leyball player. And in so doing, her and Whittington have given East Florida quite a pack age deal. SIGNING FROM PAGE A9 fth. Trent Garcia pushed a bunt between the mound and the rst baseline and was able to beat it out. Brian Barbosa then fol lowed with a single to left, with the runners both stealing to get into scoring position. Rivera then hit a y ball to center, scoring Garcia and moving Bar bosa to third with the tying run, and end ed McGraths night. He pitched a really good game, but this was the third time theyve seen him this season and they were coming through the order again, Cor nell said. So I brought Tyrone (Perry) in to give them a different look. But coming in from four innings in the out eld to the mound wasnt quite a smooth transition at rst, as a wild pitch sent Barbosa racing in with the tying score. He soon settled in, however, and got a grounder to short and a strike out to limit the damage. The Devils kept swing ing, but luck wasnt on their side in the fth, as two, hard-hit balls off Martinez and Perrys bat were right at McKeel de fenders and the game re mained tied. The Wildcats did put a runner on in the top of the sixth when Sean Ash er reached on an error with one out. Perry struck out the next batter, though Ash er stole second in the meantime. Then, with two outs, a wild pitch moved Asher to third and Clark Gren fell hit a high chopper toward Frazier at short. Had Frazier hesitat ed, he would have been faced with a tricky, short-hop and McKeel could have taken the lead. But he charged hard and snared it before the short-hop, then red across the diamond for out number three. Avon Park then got the offense going to put this one away. Jahna and Kyle Kel ley started the sixth with back-to-back singles and Alex Gomez drew a walk to load the bases with nobody out. Cobb then came through with a single to bring Jahna in, with Kel ley soon coming home on a passed ball. Later, with two outs and two on, Martinez and Perry were patient in working the count and drew consecutive walks to force a run home and put the lead at 6-3. McKeel had come back early in the season with a six-run seventh inning to hand Avon Park its only district loss, and they showed signs again. With one out, Barbosa lined a single to center, and with two out, Bran don Smith took a base on balls. Bryce Barter then smashed a scalding shot headed to right, but rst baseman Gordon gloved it and got to the base in plenty of time for the game-clinching nal out. Im real proud of my guys for getting it done, Cornell said af ter the team accepted their championship tro phy. And this was a good game for us heading into the playoffs. McKeel is a very good, very well-coached team and they werent going to quit, he continued. Id rather have a game like this, where we had to battle, and give us a wake-up call as we head to our next game. That next game will be the rst round of the Class 4A playoffs, which Avon Park (20-4) will host against District 10 runner-up Tampa Catho lic (16-9). They are always a good match-up, and it will be a game between two traditionally strong programs, Cornell said. I think they have one more state champion ship than us and we have the most tournament appearances, so there is some history there too. Game time against the Crusaders is 7 p.m. Thursday at Head Field. AP FROM PAGE A9 Living 30 minutes away just didnt seem far enough. Jordan Hinkle EFSC signee Dan Hoehne/News-Sun J.C. Cobb races to the plate for a second-inning run and would add three hits and an RBI in the Red Devil win. passing and other skills. There was something offered at all levels of dis abilities including those in wheelchairs. SFSC volleyball play ers who came out to work with Ridge Area Arc con sumers were Allison Tay lor, Evin Foster, Darby Jones, Kendall Baum, Mel anie Sandoval, Breighly Bolton, Jasmine Kelly, Bri anne Ballow, Jada Spano, Madison Bitton and Ab bey Rouch. STARS FROM PAGE A9 Id rather have a game like this, where we had to battle, and give us a wake-up call as we head to our next game. Whit Cornell Avon Park head coach

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B2 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com ACROSS 1 Spanish desserts 6 Loads of fun 11 Loaded, in Limoges 16 Local geog. division 19 Bar Mitzvah reading source 20 Help with the kids 21 Words after make or devise 22 Member of the ock 23 Organic farming staple 25 Co-bene ciary 27 Honshu city 28 Regarding 30 Pleads not guilty 31 Flimsy 33 Minimal effort 34 Salt in chem class 35 Like some access 38 Batsmans protection 44 Hydrocarbon suf x 45 Second-smallest st. 47 Keema __: meat-stuffed bread 48 Compact coloring 49 Slim down and shape up, say 54 Devices that can correct diplopia 57 Single, for one: Abbr. 58 s Super! 59 Shows of support 61 Gar elds purebred clown 62 Energizes, with up 63 Emulated a pirate 64 Puts up 66 Food critics criticism 68 The Snows of Kilimanjaro author 72 Water, often 75 Needles 76 Drifters 80 Respond to Lets hear it ... 81 Response to a capitn 84 Picked at random 85 Comfort 86 Antz effects, for short 87 Opera set on Cyprus 89 Stand up to 91 Thats __!: directors cry 93 Separate mil. service since 1947 95 Thai language 96 Latin I verb 97 Government appropriations session 102 More signi cant 105 Switch back? 106 Hungarian castle city 107 Ranking symbol 108 Actor born Alphonso DAbruzzo 112 Jacksonvilles county 114 Will of Blue Bloods 117 Became discouraged 119 Floor-warming technique 122 Make a scene? 123 Dangerous snake 124 Idyllic regions 125 Stagger 126 Cross-country need, perhaps 127 Needless __ ... 128 Tailors tucks 129 Cropped up DOWN 1 Consumer protection org. 2 Get a load of that! 3 Multitude 4 City mentioned in the song Thats Amore 5 Aimed for 6 Tiny Amazon 7 Good one! 8 Be right with ya 9 Even (with) 10 Enters 11 Indian friend of TVs Sheldon and Leonard 12 It can help you carry a tune 13 Customer 14 Steel Magnolias actress Daryl 15 Decoys 16 Golf bag items 17 Big con ict, brie y 18 Flippant 24 Eventually 26 You there? 29 Sports news staple 32 Pulitzer-winning biographer Leon 35 Hose in a shell 36 Motionless 37 Ditto 39 Big name in syrups 40 Oklahoma city named for a Tennyson character 41 Inspiration sources 42 Karnaks country 43 Wound up 46 Parsecs 3.26, roughly: Abbr. 50 Hide 51 Chris known for her ground strokes 52 Auto antifreeze brand 53 Regatta entry 55 Joins the chorus 56 Catty remark? 60 Mount 62 Radio bribe 64 Like many King novels 65 Excessive attery 67 Lake near Squaw Valley 69 Tweet source 70 Uh-huh 71 Handrail post 72 1983 Mr. T comedy 73 20th-cen. largely female labor org. 74 Scottish landowner 77 Lacking a knack for 78 Carol opening 79 Tijuana title 82 Swing around 83 To whom Rick said Well always have Paris 85 Cut 87 Collapsible headgear 88 Propelled in a regatta, maybe 90 Follows (along) 92 Deal sealer 94 Exactly what I thought 98 City on Lake Erie 99 Sur ng wannabes 100 More than 70% of its population lives in Clark County 101 Landscaping machine 103 Stand and Deliver Calif. setting 104 Gar elds successor 108 Quaint plaint 109 It may be picked 110 Piedmont product 111 Forte 113 Fluffy stuff 115 First name in Finnish American architects 116 Egg holders 118 Not give up 120 Balaams mount 121 Featured article hidden in this puzzles nine longest answers FEATURED ARTICLE BY GAIL GRABOWSKISolution on B5 Metro News ServiceARIES Aries, your energy needs an outlet. Exercise is a productive way to expend yourself, so stretch at your desk, skip the elevator for the stairs or take a walk at lunchtime. TAURUS Untangle yourself from con icts at work, Taurus. This is not the time to get involved in anything that may put your chances for a promotion in jeopardy. GEMINI You are full of intellectual energy, Gemini. Answers to trivia show questions come easily to you and youre ready to solve the worlds most pressing problems. CANCER Cancer, give your nances serious consideration this week. Find a solid plan for saving and stick with it because you are going to need extra funds in a few months. LEO Expect some great news to come your way this week, Leo. This news may impact your personal or professional life, or even both. Ready yourself. VIRGO Virgo, be exible with your schedule so you can go with the ow as much as possible this week. Try something silly that will put you in a good mood. LIBRA Dont sweat the small stuff, Libra. Others are more focused on the bigger picture so you dont need to fret over everything. Relax and things will come together nicely. SCORPIO Watch out for any impulses that are out of character for you, Scorpio. You could be feeling like abandoning your usual modus operandi in favor of taking a more risky approach. SAGITTARIUS You have lots of social energy this week, Sagittarius. Others are relying on you, and you are likely to have many admirers by the weeks end. Take this opportunity to impress. CAPRICORN Capricorn, daily life can be tiring, but you need to nd a way to muster a little more energy. Get adequate rest and eat right so you have the energy you need in the week ahead. AQUARIUS Life gets a bit interesting this week, Aquarius. Embrace change, even if the concept of change is alien to you. It is good to get out of your shell. PISCES Pisces, now might be a good time to reect and take a break from the hustle and bustle. See if you can y solo for a little while.FAMOUS BIRTHDAYSApril 27; Cory Booker, Politician (45); April 28, Penelope Cruz, Actress (40); April 29, Jerry Seinfeld, Comic (60); April 30, Johnny Galecki, Actor (39); May 1, Emilia Clarke, Actress (27); May 2, Donatella Versace, Designer (59); May 3, Eric Church, Singer (37).Dont sweat the small stuff, Libra; take a break, PiscesDEAR ABBY: I have worked in a pharmacy for 30 years, and every summer its the same story. People forget their medication and leave it at home. Why do people not realize that their meds should be one of the FIRST things they pack? Yes, we can call their pharmacist back home to get a transfer, but if the prescription was just lled, their insurance will not go through, or theyll have to wait while we call for a vacation override. Please, people remember your medications, and if you dont plan on spending a while sitting around our pharmacy waiting for us to call your hometown pharmacy, and possibly your insurance company, then dont get angry at us when it takes longer than the 15 minutes you expected. I love my job. But Im beginning to dread irresponsible, crabby tourists who know they need their blood pressure meds every day and expect us to drop whatever were doing to take care of them. PHRUSTRATED PHARMACIST IN MONTANADEAR PHARMACIST: I sympathize with your phrustration, so Im printing your heartfelt letter, hoping it will help you to lower YOUR blood pressure. I dont think the people you describe are irresponsible as much as they may be disorganized. The way I have solved this problem is to keep multiple copies of a printed list of items I must have when I travel. As I pack, I check them off my list and before I close my travel bag, I doublecheck to make sure nothing has been forgotten. Perhaps others will nd this helpful. DEAR ABBY: Whats up with penmanship these days? A few years ago, my mother gave me some old letters written by my grandfather to my grandmother. Some of them are treasures because the written words are not only loving and endearing, but the penmanship is beautiful. The script writings are actually examples of art in this modern age. I work at a bank, Abby, and many of the signatures I see every day are illegible. Is written communication becoming obsolete? With the electronic age and schools going paperless, will penmanship become unnecessary? MARY IN HUNTSVILLE, ALA.DEAR MARY: Years ago, penmanship was routinely taught in the public schools, and students spent nearly an hour a day practicing how to write legibly. Today, I am told that 10 minutes is devoted to teaching students to PRINT. If the emails I receive are any indication, capitalization and punctuation are also being jettisoned. And if the electric grid ever goes down and battery power runs out, well have to start over with stone tablets and chisels. DEAR ABBY: I know its rude to ask workers how much money they make, but does that also apply to asking a student what his or her grades are? Aside from parents and teachers, I dont think its anybodys business how Im doing academically. In my opinion, asking, How are your grades? is as rude as asking, How much money do you make? What do you think? MATT IN EUGENE, ORE.DEAR MATT: Im with you. How about coming back with, Ill forgive you for asking if youll forgive me for not answering.Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.Medications left at home cause vacation headaches DEAR ABBYJeanne Phillips WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

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B4 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com ASSISTED LIVING 863-386-1060 www.cpcommunities.com Safe and Secured Memory Care Wing Staffed with Full Time Licensed Nurses Memory Focused Daily Social ProgramsCall to make lunch reservations to visit our building!Please contact Renee Marley or Tina Thompson at Crown Pointe ALF for additional information.Secured Memory Care Wing AL#9756 Presents Courtesy photoKrikitt Courtesy photoSimplicity Courtesy photoWinners of the 2014 Red Nose Awards for Tobys Clown Foundation and School are Christine Krikitt Gribenas and Caitrina Simplicity Monoco. The recognition given these clowns is well deserved due to their devotion to clowning over the past year. Simplicity, a hobo clown, has developed an exciting character performing many functions, explaining the art of the hobo clown and specializes in ballooning. For information about the next clown class on June 20-22, call Tobys Clown Museum and School at 465-2920 or go to the website at www.tobysclownfoundation.orgRED NOSE AWARD PRESENTEDWelcome to the roost! Good news for all read-ers who have been follow-ing the Bud Warren saga. Bob Hummel, president of the Highlands County Audubon Society, reports that the entire member-ship is in support of hon-oring the memory of Bud by naming the bluebird trail at the Royce Ranch Preserve, the Bud Warren Bluebird Trail. Now comes the hard part. The Fish and Wildlife folks will have to come on board, and get permission from higher up to erect the plaque and to have it placed on the road. All progress will be duly re-ported here in our col-umn. We will not highlight one specic bird to report on as other important busi-ness should be addressed. One of these items is to re-iterate how important it is to include all children in the basics of our natural world and how we all must agree to live in harmony; co-existing with all that swim, ies, crawls (above and below), all that we ad-mit to be created (or by other means as one sees t). The fact of the matter is that there are wonder-ful and amazing creatures in our world. If we, the adults, do our job right, the children we educate today will be the champi-ons of nature preservation tomorrow. There are certain people who have devoted their lives to ensure that chil-dren in their sphere of in-uence receive as good an education regarding our natural world as possible. One of these outstanding individuals is Nancy Dey-rup, who has been asso-ciated with the Archbold Biological Station in Lake Placid for about 30 years. As a matter of fact, other important people thought enough about Nancys work and nominated her for the Judge Clifton M. Kelly Champion for Chil-dren Award in 2002. That particular year saw some very important people nominated for this pres-tigious award. Some of them were Judge J. Da-vid Langford, Highlands County Sheriff Susan Ben-ton, Childrens Museum of the Higlands found-er Linda Crowder, retired Highlands County Clerk of Courts L.E. Luke Brook-er, Cindy Marshall (advo-cate for people with dis-abilities), and Donald Hansen, an educator for 35 years who served tire-lessly on statewide coun-cils to teach youth envi-ronmental protection and conservation ethics. The winner that year was Sandra Lopes, founder and director of Alpha Ome-ga Crisis Center, Potters House, American Heri-tage School and the Chil-dren of Promise Programs, a ministry for child care, foster care, and adoption. She was also the recipient of the Governors Point of Light Award in 2002. Other high-prole peo-ple could be named, how-ever we should not forget all the many volunteers who give so many hours and days of their lives to make it all work, just like the behind-the-scenes folks who are important to the nal curtain, but are never seen. Volunteers do it for the love of it, which brings to mind my wife, Ruth, who so enjoyed working at the Archbold Station. Her job was to be at the lab and answer any and all questions regarding what the children were seeing at the lab. Ruth so enjoyed taking the Florida corn snake out its connement and allowing to wrap it-self around her neck for all the children to now ask all about snakes. She would always encourage the vis-iting children to touch the snake to prove to them-selves that the snake was not slimy and was really very people oriented. Now was the time to educate the kids about poison-ous and non-poisonous snakes in Florida. One of my jobs at the station was at the cleared area where all kinds of an-imals would leave their footprints. The days expe-rience left us exhausted, but with a lot of satisfac-tion knowing we did our part. As stated previously, to-morrow belongs to the children of today, who will become the champions of the environment they will inherit. And that is why our articles always end by saying get out there and enjoy the Creators out-doors; its a quality of life activity that will add years to your life and life to your years.Hank Kowalski lives in Lake Plac-id and is a graduate of the Dr. Reed Bowman Bird Study Course, given at South Florida State Col-lege. He is a past commission-er of the Natural Resources Ad-visory Commission (NRAC). He is also a past president of the High-lands County Audubon Society and a past president of the Heartland Environmental Council, Inc. Email him at hankwildbird@htn.net.Children need to learn about all creatures Archbold Biological Station/Courtesy photoRuth Kowalski always enjoyed spending time with the children at Archbold Biological Station. Many times she would use a Florida corn snake to lead the children to ask questions about snakes. BI R DS & O THE R WI L D THING SHank Kowalski

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www.newssun.comSunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B5 Quality Work at a Reasonable Price ROOFING SPECIALIST 863-385-4690 FULLY LICENSED & INSUREDState Lic # RC 0066817 CROSSWORD SOLUTION BUSINESS BY SAMANTHA GHOLARStaff WriterSEBRING Robert Kresge is surrounded by cute, cuddly puppies every day at his new business, Chasing Tails, in Sebring. I love animals, said Kresge. Thats why Im doing this. Im helping to make families feel more complete. Chasing Tails offers approximately 20 puppies of various breeds and sizes for sale. Kresge houses the puppies, most which are nine weeks in age or younger, in the store for customers to hold and play with at their leisure. Families come in and the kids are just so excited. I like watching them come in and pick out a puppy. Im not doing this to get rich, I just want to see these puppies go to great homes, Kresge said. All of the puppies are vaccinated and have health certi cates mandatory in the state of Florida in order to sell canines, Kresge said. Since opening one month ago, Chasing tails has seen 20 puppies come and go through its doors to new owners. People do come in looking for different breeds but we dont really keep a certain type of breed here. If someone asks for something we dont have, we take their name and number in case we do happen to come across one, said Kresge. Chasing Tail is at 2191 U.S. 27 North (next to Dominos Pizza and Brewsters) in the Central Shopping Plaza across from Burger King. It is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., Saturday noon until 8 p.m. and Sunday noon until 5 p.m. (closed Tuesdays). For more information, call Kresge at 414-7447.Samantha Gholar can be reached at samantha.gholar@newssun. com or 385-6155 ext: 526.Chasing Tails opens for puppy sales Samantha Gholar/News SunKendra Hobbes checks out a young puppy at Chasing Tails in Sebring Thursday evening. Hobbes came in to look at puppies but may have found her new puppy love. Samantha Gholar/News SunPuppies such as this one await potential new homes at Chasing Tails. Special to the News-SunTAVARES For the second consecutive year, Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. has been named a 2014 Hospice Honors recipient, a prestigious award recognizing hospices providing the best patient care as rated by the patients caregiver. Cornerstone Hospice in Highlands, Hardee and Polk counties is the only hospice in Central Florida to achieve this award. Established by Deyta, this prestigious annual honor recognizes hospices that continuously provide the highest level of satisfaction through their care as measured from the caregivers point of view. Deyta used the Family Evaluation of Hospice Care (FEHC) survey results from more than 1,700 partnering hospice agencies contained in Deytas FEHC database with an evaluation period of October 2012 through September 2013. Deyta identi ed Hospice Honors recipients by evaluating hospices performance on a set of eighteen satisfaction indicator measures. The set of questions included only indicator measures, omitting qualifying, leader and demographic questions. Individual hospice performance scores were aggregated for the evaluation period and were compared on a question-by-question basis to a national average score calculated from Deytas FEHC database. We are thrilled to present Hospice Honors for the second year in a row. We are honored to serve such a dedicated industry, and we look forward to recognizing top performers each year for their hard work and dedication, said Kevin Porter, president and CEO of Deyta. Partnering with thousands of hospice, home health, and healthcare organizations, Deyta simplies data-driven management, enabling our clients to overcome the mountains of data that cloud good judgment. With Deytas High De nition Success Guidance solutions and services, healthcare leaders make proactive The medical team, support staff and volunteers who make up Cornerstone are incredibly dedicated to ensuring quality hospice care is available to anyone who needs it, said Chuck Lee, CEO of Cornerstone Hospice. It is an honor to be recognized as the only hospice in our service area to achieve this award complimenting their hard work but I suspect the greatest reward is the daily interaction with patients and their families and the knowledge that we are providing compassionate care with dignity to those who are at end-of-life.Cornerstone receives Hospice Honors for 2nd straight yearNEW YORK (AP) The stock market fell sharply Friday, dragged down by disappointing quarterly results from Amazon and Ford. Escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine also weighed on the market. Worried investors sold their risky assets and moved into the traditional safe havens: bonds, gold and stocks that pay high dividends like utilities. The Standard & Poors 500 fell 15.21 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,863.40. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 140.19 points, or 0.9 percent, to 16,361.46 and the Nasdaq composite lost 72.78 points, or 1.8 percent, to 4,075.56. Fridays sell-off was enough to push the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq into the red for the week. Technology stocks, which have been volatile for the last two months, were once again a hotbed of selling. Amazon, the worlds largest online store, sank $33.32, or 10 percent, to $303.83. Amazon reported late Thursday an increase in rst-quarter pro t, but the company also said that spending on investments will likely lead to an operating loss in the second quarter. The retail giant dragged the rest of the technology sector lower, making it one of the worst performing sectors in the S&P 500. Stocks drop sharply; Amazon, tech shares drop

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B6 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 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 Life Anglican 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 Commu-nion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pas-toral and Spiritual.ASSEMBL Y OF G ODChrist Fellowship Church (Assembly 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 Assembly 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 Lakes Baptist Church, 22600 N. Highlands Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery fa-cilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible class-es at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (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.betha-nybaptistap.com or call the church ofce at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, 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 Church, 1000 Max-well St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Wor-ship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Ser-vice, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Tele-phone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: ofce@apfellowship.org; Web site, www.ap-fellowship.org. First Baptist Church 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 servic-es. 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.; Mis-sion Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. His-panic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bi-ble 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 Church of Lake 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 chil-dren. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Know-ing 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 ser-vices 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, reserva-tions required). Prayer meeting, Youth Inter-sections, 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 Church of Lorida located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School be-gins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday wor-ship 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 Septem-ber 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 Church, Sebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Rev. Matthew D. Crawford, se-nior pastor; Rev. Nuno Norberto, associ-ate pastor, minister of music and senior adults; and Dixie Kreulen, preschool direc-tor. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blend-ed 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 Church, 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.; Sun-day 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. Independent Baptist Church, 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. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church, 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 Eve-ning 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 Church (GARBC), 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morn-ing Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Wel-come 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: 214-3025. Afliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church, (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. Southside Baptist Church (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 kinder-garten through fth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Ofce phone, 385-0752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, 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 Ser-vice, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church, (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 ATHOLICOur Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 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 (Sep-tember to May) are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. St. Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hick-ory St., Sebring. Parrish ofce/mailing ad-dress: 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., Se-bring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email school@stcathe.com. School ofce hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Fri-day. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., fr-jose@stcathe.com or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 385-3993; Assist-ing 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. St. James Catholic Church, 3380 Placid-view Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Sun-day 8 a..m. and 10 a.m. year round. Sat-urday Vigil 4 p.m. Weekdays 9 a.m. Holy days 9:30 a.m. (Vigil evening before at 7 p.m.) First Saturday of each month: Healing Mass, 9 a.m.C HR IST I A NCornerstone Christian Church, (Sax-on Hall) 1003 W. Pine St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Love Christ Love People. Jon Carter, Music Minister. Sunday, 9 a.m. Bible Study; 10 a.m. Worship; Communion avail-able each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellow-ship Group. For more information call 4537679. Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Ham-mock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher. Kristy Marvin, Child-rens Director. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 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 IST I A N & MISS IO N ARY A LLI A NC EThe Alliance Church of Sebring, 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 HUR C H OF BRETHRE NChurch 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.CHUR CH OF CHR I STA von Park Church of Christ, 200 S. For-est 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. Heartland church of Christ, 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. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 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/. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Se-bring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443. Minister: Kevin Patterson. Times of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. C HUR C H OF GODChurch on the Ridge, 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 Church 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. Church of the Nazarene of Lake Plac-id, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday evening: All church meal, 6 p.m.; Christian Life Study, 6:45 p.m. Winter Life groups pend-ing. Call 446-1339. Pastor Tim Taylor.C HUR C HES OF C HR I ST IN C HR IST I A N U NIO N Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian 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 evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednes-day 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 LEpiscopal Church of the Redeemer A von Park, 910 W. Martin St., Avon Park, FL 33825 (U.S. 27 across from Wells Mo-tor Co.). Rev. Canon George Conger. Sun-day services: Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Come and wor-ship 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 453-5664. St. Agnes Episcopal Church, 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Fa-ther Scott Walker. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucha-rist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bi-ble study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. Church ofce 385-7649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Anglican Epis-copal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Worship: Sun-day, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sun-day Bible study at 9:15 a.m. Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Wor-ship 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 AThe Church of the Way EFCA, 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, teach-ing of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Ofce Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ hotmail.com. Web site: www.TheWayChurch.orgG RA C E BRETHRE NGrace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunder-bird Road, (863) 835-0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednes-day services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all ser-vices, and there are variosu other class-es for teens, married couples, primetimers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and AfterSchool Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org.IN DEPE N DE N TFirst Christian Church, 1016 W. Cam-phor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at www.rstchristi-anap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Se-nior Minister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Wor-ship 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 Harvest and Restoration Minis-tries, (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 UTHERANAtonement Lutheran Church (ELCA), 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. Rev. Sha-ron Dorr and Deacon David Thoresen will be the Spiritual Leaders, alternating Sundays. 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. Jesus went to the temple in a robe and san-dals. Quilting classes every Monday at 6 p.m. Looking for quilters or people willing to learn. Call 840-3303. Christ Lutheran Church 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 Wor-ship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with tradition-al Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come wor-ship and fellowship with us. For informa-tion call Pastor Scott McLean at (863) 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark. org. Faith Lutheran Church LCMS,2740 Lakeview Dr, Sebring; Church phone: 3857848; Faith Child Development Center: 385-3232. Sunday Traditional Worship Ser-vice: 8 a.m.; Sunday Praise Worship Ser-vice: 10:30 a.m.; Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 9:15 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 8 a.m. on WITS 1340AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include week-ly adult Bible studies, Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. All are warmly wel-come in the Family of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC) American Association of Luther-an Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Se-bring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bi-ble Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. So-cial activities: Choir, Missions, Evange-lism. Phone 385-2346. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangeli-cal Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Wor-ship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www. newlifesebring.com. Resurrection Lutheran Church ELCA, 324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, Avon Park. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sun-day worship 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Worship Service is at 7 p.m. Open Communion cel-ebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. T rinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director Education Hour, 8:45 a.m.; Worship service, 10 a.m. Holy Com-munion each rst and third Sunday. Chil-drens Church scheduled during worship service, 4-year-olds through fth grade. Nursery provided during worship service for infants to 3-year-olds. Seasonal MidWeek Services each Wwednesday eve-ning during Advent and Lent. Call church ofce at 465-5253 or visit the website at www.Trinitylutheranlp.com. Other ac-tivities 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 Church, 3750 Ham-mock 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 Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Children, ages 4 yrs through 5th grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church of-ce 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An inde-pendent community church. Sunday morn-ing worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m. Pas-tor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian T raining Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. A nursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Chris-tian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadown-ing@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associ -ate minister, caseydowning@hotmail.com. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www. ctmforme.com Crossroads of Life,148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863655-9163. The place of your Divine ap-pointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you. With His plan we re-ceive His provision along with His per-fect timing and opportunity. What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life. We teach, train and send forth to win souls. You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter. We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Faith & Familylife Worship Center, Pastors Leroy and JoAnn Taylor invite you to discover one of Sebrings hidden trea-sures at 2349 U.S. 27 South (Banyan Plaza off Sparta Road and Lake Jackson). We provide biblical solutions for every-day challenges through our multicultur-al worship services available on Sun-days at 11 a.m. and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Child care is available for all who at-tend. For more information, all 385-1800. Plan your rst visit. Matthew 7:7 says, Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will nd; knock and the door will be opened to you. Our guests are very im-portant, so please let us know how we can meet your need by emailing theffwc@ gmail.com. Our mission at Faith & Fami-lylife is centered around Restoring Lives, Families and Communities. Grace Bible Church, 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, 5:307:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church, a ca-sual 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 Church of Sebring, worshiping at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor Gary Kindle. Bible study every Sunday, 9 a.m. Blended Church Service, 10:15 a.m. Phone (863) 835-2405. newbeginningschurchofsebring.com Be-gin your week with us. The Lords Sentinel Fellowship Church, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tues-day, 7 p.m. More information at www.juan-itafolsomministries.com. Union Church, 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. Wednesday night worship with Pastor Ti-ger Gullett and CrossTalk with Pastor Bill Breylinger at 6 p.m. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Ofce: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org. Unity Life Enrichment Centre,new lo-cation, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.uni-tyofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Cel-ebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Book-store and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life En-richment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Cony-er, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. RELIGION

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www.newssun.comSunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B7 PRESBYTERIANCovenant Presbyterian Church (PCA), 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. Pastor Tom Schnei-der. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday eve-ning Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 3853234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail: covpres@strato.net; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org. Ofce hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday.Avon Park 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 p.m. each Wednesday; Children Ministry and Youth Group, 6 p.m. each Sunday; 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. Lake Placid First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 117 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 4652742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday Traditional Worship, 9 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. In addition, childrens church (K-2nd grade) will be provided during the 11 a.m. worship service, and childrens junior church (3rd-5th grade) is at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evenings: Adult small group Bible Study 7 p.m. (Nursery available), Youth Group (612th grades) 7 p.m., nursery and childrens ministry, 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. Sebring 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, 3:30-6:30 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. 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 Inspirational RELIGION Dear Aunty and Un-cle, began the letter from our sponsored child in In-dia. Loving greetings to you. I am ne, I hope the same from youI love you so much. Always I pray for you. That is something I sometimes forget. This pre-cious little child prays for us. A child who requires so little to make her happy prays for us. I dont recall how many years ago it was that I wrote a story about Com-passion International. Peo-ple were reaching out to rescue children from pov-erty, one child at a time. Hopelessness would be turned to hopefulness be-cause of these caring spon-sors. That was the beginning of our sponsoring chil-dren in foreign countries, praying for them, writing to them, sending birthday and Christmas gifts and small tokens of remem-brance that could t in an envelope. Through pictures, I look into the faces of these chil-dren and see them grow. The light of joy sparkles in their eyes. Genuine smiles grace their faces. Aunty and Uncle here in the States are blessed be-yond measure. Though it is doubtful I will ever meet them here on earth, I know that one day I will embrace them in heaven. May is Compassion month and this year the day chosen for Compas-sion Sunday is May 4. But each church can choose a date best for them. And so we will do a presentation on May 18. At that time, packets with childrens pictures who are awaiting sponsorship will be presented. When we tell a child, Im here for you, hopelessness ees and a budding hope-fulness takes up residence in hearts. They cannot speak for themselves. Their needs and those of their fami-lies are so great, they just live moment by moment to survive. But, we can help change thatand we are encouraged in Proverbs 31:8-9, NIV, to do just that. Speak up for those who cannot speak for them-selves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. One day these little ones will be adults. We can help them grow physical-ly, emotionally, mentally and spiritually so that they will no longer be children of hopelessness, but chil-dren with hopeful hearts, dreams and bright futures. Lets open our hearts to a child of Compassion. SelahJan Merop of Sebring is a News-Sun correspondent.From hopelessness to hopefulness P AUSE & C ONSIDERJan Merop Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Beth Courys second grade class was hosted on a eld trip to Ole South Auto Salvage on April 16. The owners, the Thomp-son family, had a handson experience prepared for each student. The eld trip was planned as a part of the Reusing, Reducing, and Recycling unit that the students have been studying in science. The class saw how the Thompsons take the cars apart and reuse the parts that still work. Each stu-dent got to crush a car that will be recycled. The students were tak-en around in a trailer to show them the business. Each student was given a souvenir bag to remem-ber the trip. After returning to school the students wrote about the eld trip and what they had learned. Donovan Lusby said, I loved smashing the cars. I learned that you can recycle cars, said Cara Rhodes. Allie Mines added, I learned that you can use things that are broken. Walker Krueger thought the ride was fun and he liked to look at the cars. It was awesome! said Lowyn Harrison. Viviana Barajas said, It was fun. Maybe Finn Taylor summed up the feelings of everyone including the chaperones by saying, This was the best eld trip ever.Lakeview Christian class gets recycling lesson Courtesy photoLakeviews second grade class attended Ole South Auto Salvage as a Reusing, Reducing and Recycling eld trip. Making the trip were (front row, from left) Viviana Brarjas, Allie Mines, Nissa Budhraj, Lwyn Harrison, Kara Rhodes, Briana Behrman, (back row) Walker Krueger, Rachael Bellinder, Donowan Lusby, Kade Layton, Jason Wyland, Ohm Patel, Finn Taylor and Marko Carrillo.Takes eld trip to Ole South Auto Salvage Courtesy photoAktion Club of Highlands County members assist the Easter Bunny as he gives Lauren Stinson, age 3, a big hug when she came up to get her basket. Aktion Club members (from left ) Eva Monk, Kerrie Baker and Ilana Levy hand out 106 baskets with the help of their other club members at the Avon Park Community Child Development Center prior to the Easter holiday. They also gave special cards and treats to all the teachers and staff at the day care. The club lled all the baskets with toys and candies for the kids. Aktion Club consists of adults with disabilities who do civic projects in the community.AKTION FILLED EASTER

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MYRTETUS; 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; 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 April 8,2014,in this cause,in the Circuit Court of Highlands County,Florida,the clerk shall sell the property situated in Highlands IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.28-2012-CA-000174 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC Plaintiff, v. DAVID G.ALLEN; ET.AL. Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment dated March 26,2014,entered in Civil Case No.: 28-2012-CA-000174,of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein GREENTREE SERVICING LLC,is Plaintiff,and DAVID G. ALLEN; BUFFY D.ALLEN; PRAIRIE OAKS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION,INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY,THROUGH,UNDER,AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANTEES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS,are Defendant(s). ROBERT W.GERMAINE,the Clerk of Court shall sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 a.m.in the Jury Assembly Room in the Basement of the Highlands County Courthouse,located at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida,33870 on the 20th day of May,2014,the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment,to wit: LOT 172,OAK BROOK,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15,PAGE 138,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. The property is located at the Street address of:3620 CREEKSIDE DRIVE,SEBRING,FL 33875. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale,you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale.If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days,only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on March 28,2014. CLERK OF THE COURT ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL) Attorney for Plaintiff: Elizabeth R.Wellborn,P.A. 350 Jim Moran Blvd,Suite 100 Deerfield Beach,FL 33442 Telephone:(954) 354-3544 Facsimile:(954) 354-3545 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 not cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator,255 N.Broadway Avenue,Bartow,Florida 33830,(863) 534-4686,at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711. FILE #8377ST-34048 April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.12-161GCS WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK,N.A. Plaintiff, vs. ACELIA ORTIZ,ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated April 3,2014 and entered in Case No. 12-161GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida,wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK,N.A.,is Plaintiff and ACELIA ORTIZ; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA & STATE OF FLORIDA,DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; all unknown parties claiming by, through,under or against the named defendants,whether living or not,and whether said unknown parties claims as heirs,devisees,grantees,assignees,lienors,creditors, trustees,or in any other capacity,claiming by,through,under or against the named Defendants are the Defendants,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida at 11:00 a.m.,on the 21st day of May,2014, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 19 A,PRAIRIE OAKS PHASE I,ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 14,PAGE(S) 29 THROUGH 30,INCLUSIVE,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street Address:3614 WYNSTONE DRIVE F/K/A 3614 RODEO DRIVE,SEBRING,FLORIDA 33875 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the Court this 4th day of April,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 (voice),(863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service),as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. 3156.91 WFBNA April 25; May 4, 2014 TANCE OF 1.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 42.05 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 07'49'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 2.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 3.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 07'49'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 7.50 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 3.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 07'49'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 2.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 26 DEGREES 04'53'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 3.80 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 10.90 FEE TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 07'49'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 11.90 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. and commonly known as:156 FAIRWAY DRIVE,LAKE PLACID,FL 33852; including the building,appurtenances,and fixtures located therein,at public sale,to the highest and best bidder,for cash,Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870,on May 20,2014 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 pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 28th day of March,2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W.GERMAINE By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 266400/1108077/abf April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:28-2012-CA-000580 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL BRIDGES,MELANIE C. PROCACCINI A/K/A MELANIE BRIDGES,FAIRWAY OAKS II HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC., 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 March 25,2014,in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida described as: UNIT 10 OF FAIRWAY OAKS I,ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF COVENANTS AND RESTRICTIONS RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 1014,PAGE 270,AND AMENDED IN DECLARATION RECORDED IN O.R.BOOK 1020,PAGE 596 AND SECOND DECLARATION RECORDED IN O.R.BOOK 1123,PAGE 131,SAID UNIT 10 HAVING BEEN ORIGINALLY DESCRIBED IN WARRANTY DEED DATED SEPTEMBER 30,1991,RECORDED IN O.R.BOOK 1156,PAGE 737,ALL OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA AS FOLLOWS: BEING A PORTION OF VACATED LOT 2, BLOCK 3,OF SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES HOLIDAY COUNTY CLUB SECTION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 92,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA.BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID VACATED LOT 2; THENCE NORTH 42 DEGREES 00'00'' WEST ALONG THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID VACATED LOT 2 FOR A DISTANCE OF 57.19 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 15.79 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' EAST ALONG THE PHYSICALLY LOCATED CENTERLINE OF THE COMMON WALL BETWEEN UNITS 9 AND 10,FOR A DISTANCE OF 62.05 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 42 DEGREES 07'49'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 26.06 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 47 DEGREES 52'11'' WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 8.05 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 42 DEGREES 07'49'' WEST FOR A DISIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA Case No:FC 14-284 SANTOS ZUNIGA, Petitioner and SONIA L.VAZQUEZ, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) TO:Sonia L.Vazquez 2106 Avalon Road,Sebring,FL 33870 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any,to it on Santos Zuniga,whose address is 2106 Avalon Rd.,Sebring,FL 33870,on or before May 22,2014 and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 590 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870,before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter.If you fail to do so,a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real property should be divided: None. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders,are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office.You may review these documents upon request.You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office notified of your current address.(You may file Notice of Current Address,Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk's office.WARNING:Rule 12.285,Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure,requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information.Failure to comply can result in sanctions,including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED:June 24,2013. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ Odal Kronilro Deputy Clerk April 20,27; May 4,11,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.282011CA000745XXXXXX WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-7, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-7, Plaintiff, vs MICHAEL E.CROWE A/K/A MICHAEL EUGENE CROWE,et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated April 8,2014 and entered in Case No.282011CA000745XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-7,MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-7,is Plaintif and MICHAEL E.CROWE A/K/A MICHAEL EUGENE CROWE; DIMITRIOS VASSILAKOPOULOS; UNKNOWN TENANT NO.1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO.2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION,OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT,TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED,are Defendants,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse,430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida 33870. Highlands County,Florida,11:00 a.m.on May 29,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 5,BLOCK 341,OF SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES OF SEBRING,UNIT 16,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10,PAGE 4,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. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990,persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse.Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring,Florida,on April 9, 2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE As Clerk,Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp AS DEPUTY CLERK 1396-107739 MB April 27; May 4,2014 558 S.Circle Dr.,East Warsaw,IN 46580 Daughter over 21 Eldon E.Hicks 409 N.Chauncey St. Columbia City,IN 46725 Son over 21 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the Estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the Estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is the 27th day of April,2014. /s/ Jennifer J.Warner Person Giving Notice: JENNIFER J.WARNER /s/ Katrina K.Reynolds KATRINA K.REYNOLDS /s/ Robert W.Segur Attorney for person Giving Notice ROBERT W.SEGUR,Esquire Telephone:941-473-8878 Florida Bar No.0700932 E-Mail Address:legal@segurlaw.com April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.13-436-PCAXMX IN RE:Estate of: JOHN R.HICKS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (summary administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the Estate of JOHN R.HICKS,Deceased,File Number 13-436-PCAXMX,by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County,Florida, Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was April 16,2013; that the total value of the Estate is exempt $65,000.00,and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such Order are: Name/Address Jennifer J.Warner 558 S.Circle Dr.,East Warsaw,IN 46580 Daughter over 21 Katrina K.Reynolds IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.13000831GCAXMX BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., PLAINTIFF, VS. ROBIN K.MESSENGER AKA ROBIN MESSENGER AKA ROBIN MESSINGER, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 10,2014 and entered in Case No. 13000831GCAXMX in the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.was the Plaintiff and ROBIN K.MESSENGER AKA ROBIN MESSENGER AKA ROBIN MESSINGER,ET AL.,the Defendant(s).I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash,beginning at 11:00 a.m.at the Jury Assembly Room,Basement, Highlands County Courthouse,430 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870 on the 12th day of May,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 9,IN BLOCK B,OF MEADOWLAKE SUBDIVISION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, PAGE 35,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS OF 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. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK Clerk,Circuit Court /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled,at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (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. 13-09222 April 20,27,2014 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring, Florida 33870,telephone (863) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W.GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County,Florida By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO,FISHMAN & GACHE',LLP 2424 North Federal Highway,Suite 360 Boca Raton,Florida 33431 (561)998-6700 (561) 998-6707 10-202643 FC01 CWF April 20,27,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:2011-CA-000741 Bank of America,National Association Plaintiff, -vs.Andres Rodriguez and Joselyn P.Rodriguez, Husband and Wife; Mortgage Electronic Registrations Systems,Inc.,as Nominee for Countrywide Bank,FSB Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dates April 10,2014 entered in Civil Case No.2011-CA-000741 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein Bank of America,National Association,Plaintiff and Andres Rodriguez and Joselyn P.Rodriguez, Husband and Wife are defendant(s),I,Clerk of Court,ROBERT W.GERMAINE,will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash,AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE,SEBRING,FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M.,May 12,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to-wit: LOT 183,OF WEST SEBRING ESTATES, SECTION B,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 43,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. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 14-131 IN RE:ESTATE OF ROLAND ODOM Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of ROLAND ODOM,deceased,File Number PC 14-131,by the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida, Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce,Sebring,Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was November 26,2013; that the total value of the estate is $43,000.00,and that the name and address of to whom it has been assigned by such order is:Valerie Taylor 208 Swallow Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD 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 April 27,2014. Person Giving Notice: /s/ Valerie Taylor Attorney for Person Giving Notice: ABLES & CRAIG,P.A. 551 South Commerce Avenue Sebring,Florida 33870 Telephone:(863) 385-0112 Fax:(863) 385-1284 E-Mail:service@heartlandfloridalaw.com By:/s/ Brandon S.Craig CLIFFORD M.ABLES,III Florida Bar Number:178379 BRANDON S.CRAIG Florida Bar No.:0085800 April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals 1000 Announcements

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www.newssun.com Sunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B9 NOTICE OF MEETING FOR THE TOWN OF LAKE PLACID Utilities Director Hiring Review Committee The Lake Placid Town Council appointed Utilities Director Hiring Review Committee will meet Tuesday,April 29,2014 at 4:00 PM in Town Hall,311 West Interlake Blvd.,Lake Placid,Florida. One or more members of the Town Council may attend and participate in this meeting. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled,at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the office of the Town Clerk (863) 699-3747 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8770. TOWN OF LAKE PLACID Eva Cooper Hapeman Town Clerk April 27,2014 INVITATION TO BID (ITB) The Board of County Commissioners (BCC),Highlands County,Sebring,Florida,will receive sealed bids in the County Purchasing Department for the following services: ITB 14-045 DETENTION FACILITY ELEVATOR MODERNIZATION Specifications may be obtained by downloading from the county website:www.hcbcc.net or the Highlands County Sheriff's website:www.highlandssheriff.org or by contacting:,Danielle Gilbert,CPPB,Purchasing Manager,Phone:863-402-6524,Fax: 863-402-6735 E-Mail:dgilbert@hcbcc.org,Highlands County Purchasing Department,4320 George Blvd.,Sebring,FL 33875-5803 Telephone: 863-402-6523. A MANDATORY PRE-BID meeting will be held at 1:00 P.M.on May 5,2014 at the Highlands County Sheriff's Office 2nd Floor Training Room,434 Fernleaf Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870.Responses will only be accepted from those companies which are listed on the Mandatory Pre-Bid meeting's sign-in sheet. Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name so as to identify the enclosed submittal.Bids must be delivered to the Highlands County Purchasing Department,4320 George Blvd., Sebring,FL 33875-5803 so as to reach said office no later than 2:00 P.M.,Thursday,May 15,2014, at which time they will be opened.Bids received later than the date and time as specified will be rejected.The Board will not be responsible for late deliveries of bids that are incorrectly addressed,delivered in person,by mail,or any other type of delivery service.Please Note:Bids will not be accepted at the Highlands County Sheriff's Office. One or more County Commissioners may be in attendance at the proposal opening. Highlands County Local Preference Policy will apply to the award of this bid.Vendors submitting responses must submit bids on all work to receive consideration.A Bid Bond or Cashier's Check in an amount of five percent (5%) of the bid must be included on bids over $100,000.00.If the successful bid is greater than $200,000.00,a Public Construction Bond will be required of the Awarded Vendor. Bid must be accompanied by evidence of bidder's qualifications to do business in the state of Florida, in accordance with F.S.489.The Highlands County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals or any parts thereof,and the determination of this award,if an award is made,will be based on the ranking of each vendor's proposal which is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the RFP Specifications.The Board reserves the right to waive irregularities in the proposal.The Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County,Florida,does not discriminate upon the basis of any individual's disability status.This non-discrimination policy involves every aspect of the Board's functions,including one's access to,participation,employment or treatment in its programs or activities.Highlands County is an equal opportunity employer,a fair housing advocate and a handicap accessible jurisdiction.Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Section 286.26 Florida Statutes should contact Ms.Melissa Burns,ADA Coordinator at:863-402-6509 (Voice),863-402-6808 Fax,or via Florida Relay Service 711,or by e-mail: mburns@hcbcc.org.Requests for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the service.Board of County CommissionersPurchasing DepartmentHighlands County,Florida Website:hcbcc.net April 20,27,2014 ************************************* **** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ************************************* **** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsINVITATION TO BID (ITB) The Board of County Commissioners (BCC),Highlands County,Sebring,Florida,will receive sealed bids in the County Purchasing Department for the following services: ITB 14-044 DETENTION FACILITY ROOF REPAIR, PREVENTITIVE/PROACTIVE MAINTENANCE,SEALING,& COATING Specifications may be obtained by downloading from the county website:www.hcbcc.net or the Highlands County Sheriff's website:www.highlandssheriff.org or by contacting:Danielle Gilbert,CPPB,Purchasing Manager,Phone:863-402-6524,Fax: 863-402-6735 E-Mail:dgilbert@hcbcc.org ,Highlands County Purchasing Department,4320 George Blvd.,Sebring,FL 33875-5803 Telephone: 863-402-6523. A MANDATORY PRE-BID meeting will be held at 10:00 A.M.on Monday,May 5,2014 at the Highlands County Sheriff's Office 2nd Floor Training Room,434 Fernleaf Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870.Responses will only be accepted from those companies which are listed on the Mandatory Pre-Bid meeting's sign-in sheet. Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name so as to identify the enclosed submittal.Bids must be delivered to the Highlands County Purchasing Department,4320 George Blvd., Sebring,FL 33875-5803 so as to reach said office no later than 2:00 P.M.,Thursday,May 15,2014, at which time they will be opened.Bids received later than the date and time as specified will be rejected.The Board will not be responsible for late deliveries of bids that are incorrectly addressed,delivered in person,by mail,or any other type of delivery service.Please Note:Bids will not be accepted at the Highlands County Sheriff's Office. One or more County Commissioners may be in attendance at the proposal opening.Highlands County Local Preference Policy will apply to the award of this bid. Vendors submitting responses must submit bids on all work to receive consideration.A Bid Bond or Cashier's Check in an amount of five percent (5%) of the bid must be included on bids over $100,000.00.If the successful bid is greater than $200,000.00,a Public Construction Bond will be required of the Awarded Vendor.Bid must be accompanied by evidence of bidder's qualifications to do business in the state of Florida,in accordance with F.S.489. The Highlands County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals or any parts thereof,and the determination of this award,if an award is made,will be based on the ranking of each vendor's proposal which is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the ITB Specifications.The Board reserves the right to waive irregularities in the proposal. The Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County,Florida,does not discriminate upon the basis of any individual's disability status.This non-discrimination policy involves every aspect of the Board's functions,including one's access to,participation,employment or treatment in its programs or activities.Highlands County is an equal opportunity employer,a fair housing advocate and a handicap accessible jurisdiction.Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Section 286.26 Florida Statutes should contact Ms.Melissa Burns,ADA Coordinator at:863-402-6509 (Voice),863-402-6808 Fax,or via Florida Relay Service 711,or by e-mail: mburns@hcbcc.org.Requests for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the service. Board of County Commissioners Purchasing Department Highlands County,Florida Website:hcbcc.net April 20,27,2014 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF LIEN SALE/DISPOSAL ACCORDING TO THE FLORIDA SELF STORAGE ACT,THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOCATED AT FIRST SECURITY SELF STORAGE,1866 S.WILBURN DRIVE,AVON PARK,FL 33825,WILL BE DISPOSED/SOLD ON MAY 5,2014 AT 10:00 AM.ALL UNITS ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED: UNIT NUMBERS AND NAMES ARE AS FOLLOWS: A010 Milton Lewis A004 Basil Makris A021 Darcel Dennis A023 Kimberly Swindle A024 Lori Alsabrook B017 Cleo Pyatt B046 Donald Cook Jr. B055 Michael Russell B078 Edna Santiago E028 Basil Makris F031 Roger Smith G008 Derrick Moses DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORD'S LIEN.MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS UNDER FLORIDA LAW.ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE IN CASH. April 20,27,2014 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned,pursuant to the provisions of the Fictitious Name Act,Section 865.09, Florida statutes,as amended,intends to register with the Secretary of State of the State of Florida,the fictitious name of JOSEPHINE LAKESIDE MOBILE HOME PARK, in Highlands County,Florida,under which the undersigned is engaged or will engage in business at:11501 US HWY 27 South, Sebring,FL 33870. That the party interested in said business enterprise is as follows:J.BARR LAND COMPANY,INC.,a Florida corporation. Dated at Sebring,Highlands County, Florida,this 24th day of April,2014. J.BARR LAND COMPANY,INC.,a Florida corporation By:/s/ John T.Barrett John T.Barrett,President April 27,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:282012CA000512GCAXMX WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A. Plaintiff, vs. GILBERTO CASTILLO,et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated October 30,2013,and entered in Case No.282012CA000512GCAXMX of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS COUNTY,Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.,is Plaintiff,and GILBERTO CASTILLO,et al are Defendants,the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash,beginning at 11:00 a.m.,in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM,BASEMENT,430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring, FL 33870,in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes,on the 12th day of May, 2014,the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 18,IN BLOCK 54,OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 5,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9,PAGE 51,PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Property lies within the Sun 'N Lake of Sebring Improvement District and said property is subject to taxes levied and special assessments made by said district,which Grantees herein,by acceptance of this Deed,expressly assume and agree to pay Parcel ID Number: C-04-34-28-050-0540-0180 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring,HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida,this 10th day of April,2014. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) Robert W.Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice),(863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service),as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible.Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. PH #50846 April 20,27,2014 NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.PC-14-76 Division PROBATE IN RE:ESTATE OF REYNALDO PEDRAYES Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of REYNALDO PEDRAYES,deceased,File Number PC-14-76,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870-3701.The name 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,including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims,on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE 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 the decedent's estate,including unmatured,contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims 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 April 27,2014. Personal Representative: Alvin Raymond Pedrayes c/o Alfredo Garcia-Menocal,P.A. 730 NW 107th Ave.,Suite 214 Miami,Florida 33172 Attorney for Personal Representative: Alfredo Garcia-Menocal Florida Bar No.533610 730 NW 107th Ave.,Suite 214 Miami,Florida 33172 Telephone:305-553-3464 April 27; May 4,2014 2715 Cheyenne Road Sebring,FL 33875 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E.Livingston Florida Bar No.0031259 445 S.Commerce Avenue Sebring,Florida 33870 Telephone:(863) 385-5156 Facsimile:(863) 385-1161 Email:livingston@livingstonpa.com April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 14-159 Division Probate IN RE:ESTATE OF MARJORIE L.HAYNES, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARJORIE L.HAYNES,deceased,whose date of death was April 9,2014,is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County,Florida, Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870.The names and addresses of the co-personal representatives and the co-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 April 27,2014. Co-Personal Representatives: /s/ Linda Haynes Crisp 217 Seminole Drive Ormond Beach,FL 32174 /s/ Kenneth Gordon Haynes IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 14-98 Division IN RE:ESTATE OF TERRY RAY PATE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of TERRY RAY PATE,deceased,whose date of death was June 29,2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Ave.,Sebring, FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 27,2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Chris A.Pate 89 Eckhard Wood River,Illinois 62095 Attorney for Personal Representatives: PAMELA T.KARLSON Attorney for CHRIS A.PATE Florida Bar Number:0017957 301 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid,FL 33852 Telephone:(863)465-5033 Fax:(863) 465-6022 E-Mail:pam@karlsonlaw.com April 27; May 4,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.PC 14-161 Division Probate IN RE:ESTATE OF RANDALL M.PEACOCK,SR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RANDALL M.PEACOCK,SR.,deceased,whose date of death was August 28,2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 590 S.Commerce Ave., Sebring,FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 27,2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Vonda W.Peacock 4083 Santa Barbara Dr. Sebring,Florida 33875 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A.Rider MICHAEL A.RIDER Florida Bar Number:175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid,FL 33852 Telephone:(863) 465-1111 Fax:(863) 465-8100 E-Mail:marider@mariderlaw.com April 27; May 4,2014 tions and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.:28-2013-CA-000410 DIVISION: JAMES B.NUTTER & COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. AGNES M.MCMILLAN A/K/A AGNES PERRY,et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 1,2014 and entered in Case No. 28-2013-CA-000410 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County,Florida wherein JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY is the Plaintiff and AGNES M.MCMILLAN A/K/A AGNES PERRY; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF U.S.DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE,430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM,on the 21st day of May,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: A TRACT 80 FEET EAST AND WEST BY 150 FEET NORTH AND SOUTH IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 5,BLOCK 5, SECTION 22,TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH,RANGE 28 EAST,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 48 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO (NOW HIGHLANDS) COUNTY,FLORIDA,TOWN OF AVON PARK,HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 12 ELDER STREET,AVON PARK, FL 33825 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 3,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates,P.L. P.O.Box 25018 Tampa,Florida 33622-5018 F13005510 NUTTER-FNMA-kpeterson-Team 4-F13005510 **See Americans with Disabilities Act 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 limitaIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO:28-2013-CA-000709 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, 345 St.Peter Street 1100 Landmark Towers St.Paul,MN 55102, Plaintiff, v. JACK H.CORNETT, DOLORES V.CORNETT, THE UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF 955 KERRY DRIVE,SEBRING,FL 33870 N/K/A DANIEL MCCONNELL, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT,pursuant to Plaintiff's Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action,I will sell the property situated in Highlands County,Florida,described as follows,to wit: LOTS 39 AND 40,BLOCK 3,ERIN PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT BOOK 5,PAGE 77 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. Commonly known as:955 KERRY DRIVE, SEBRING,FL 33870 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder, for cash,at the Highlands County Courthouse,430 S.Commerce Avenue,Sebring, Florida 33870,at 11:00 AM (EST),on the 20th day of May,2014. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale.If you fail to file a claim,you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. If you are an individual with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding or other court service,program,or activity,you are entitled,at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Requests for accommodations may be presented on the form below,in another written format,or orally. Please complete the form on the website below (choose the form for the county where the accommodation is being requested) and return it as far in advance as possible,but preferably at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance or other court activity.Please see contact information below and select the contact form the county where the accommodations in being requested. http://www.ca.cjis20.org/home/main/adarequest.asp Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 27; May 4,2014 PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 1 2014,and entered in Case No. 2013-CA-00343 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF SG MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2007 AHL ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2007 AHL1,is Plaintiff and MIRIAM SUAREZ DE GONZALEZ AND ULRICO GONZALEZ RODRIGUEZ,are Defendants,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room,Basement 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL at 11:00 o'clock A.M.on the 21st day of May,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,to wit: Lot Thirty-Four (34) Block 25,Sun ``N'' Lake Estates of Sebring,Unit 2,according to the plat thereof,recorded in Plat Book 9,Page 48,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Street Address:4108 Tangier St,Sebring, FL 33872 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon,which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring,Highlands County,Florida,this 3rd day of April,2014. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk April 27; May 4,2014 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE No.:GC 13-343 HSBC BANK USA,NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF SG MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2007 AHL1 ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007 AHL1, Plaintiff, vs. MIRIAM SUAREZ DE GONZALEZ AND ULRICO GONZALEZ RODRIGUEZ, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE No.:13-199 GCS HSBC BANK USA,NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE HOME LOAN SECURITIES TRUST SERIES 2004-2,MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-2, Plaintiff, vs. REBECCA L.THOMPSON,JERRY OWENS, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS,INC., AS NOMINEE FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE HOME LOAN,INC.,GREG OWENS, RACINE OWENS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 3 2014,and entered in Case No. 2013-CA-00199 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County,Florida,wherein HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE HOME LOAN SECURITIES TRUST SERIES 2004-2, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-2,is Plaintiff and REBECCA L. THOMPSON,JERRY OWENS,MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.,AS NOMINEE FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE HOME LOAN,INC.,GREG OWENS,RACINE OWENS,are Defendants,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room,Basement 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL at 11:00 o'clock A.M.on the 21st day of May,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,to wit: Lot 13,In Block 2,of Lake Haven-Estates, Section One,according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7,Page 6,of the Public Records of Highlands County,Florida. Street Address:1502 Carrington Ave,Sebring,FL 33875. and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon,which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring,Highlands County,Florida,this 3rd day of April,2014. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk April 27; May 4,2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION CASE NO.JP13-000615-XX IN THE INTEREST OF: A.R.02/15/2001 Minor children DOB SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF ADVISORY HEARING FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND GUARDIANSHIP THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO: TINA NUNN:DOB:6/27/1967Address UnknownYOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for Termination of Parental Rights under oath has been filed in the above-styled Court by the Department of Children & Families,seeking the termination of your parental rights to: A.R. a white male child born February 15,2001 father Alex Robinson and you are hereby commanded to personally appear before the Honorable Sheryl D.Snodgrass,a Magistrate/hearing officer in the Juvenile Division of the Circuit Court in and for Highlands County,State of Florida,on the 4th day of June,2014 at 10:00 A.M.,at the Highlands County Courthouse,430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,Florida,Courtroom 1A. YOU MUST PERSONALL Y APPEAR ON THE DAY AND TIME SPECIFIED OR YOU WILL LOSE ALL RIGHTS AS A PARENT TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE PETITION. YOUR FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR WILL BE DEEMED TO BE YOUR CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS TO THE CHILDREN NAMED IN THE PETITION.YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRESENT YOU IN THIS MATTER.IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN ATTORNEY,YOU MUST BE PRESENT AND REQUEST THAT THE COURT APPOINT AN ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF YOU WANT ONE.``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,590 South Commerce Ave.,Sebring,FL 33870 (863) 402-6565 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled court appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call (TDD) (1-800-955-8771) or Voice (V) (1-800-955-8770).'' ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK DATED THIS 25TH DAY OF APRIL,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK By:/s/ Lisa J.Bass Deputy Clerk (Clerk's Seal) April 27; May 4,11,18,2014County,Florida,described as: LOT 15,BLOCK 141,PLACID LAKES SECTION ELEVEN,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8,PAGE 7,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY,FLORIDA. a/k/a 114 SHEPPARD RD.N.W.,LAKE PLACID,FL 33852-8804 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder, for cash,in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse,located at 430 South Commerce Avenue,Sebring,FL 33870-3867,on May 13, 2014 beginning at 11:00 AM. 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 9th day of April,2014. ROBERT W.GERMAINE,CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice,please contact the Court Administration Office at (863) 534-4690.If you are hearing or voice impaired,call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V),via Florida Relay Service. 888120639 April 20,27,2014 1050Legals Did YouKNOW?EMERGENCY VEHICLESUpon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle,while en route to meet an existing emergency,the driver of every other vehicle shall,when such emergency vehicle is giving audible signals by siren,exhaust whistle, or other adequate device,or visible signals by the use of displayed blue or red lights,yield the right-of-way to the emergency vehicle and shall immediately proceed to a position parallel to,and as close as reasonable to the closest edge of the curb of the roadway,clear of any intersection and shall stop and remain in position until the authorized emergency vehicle has passed,unless otherwise directed by any law enforcement officer.YOUCANBETICKETEDFORFAILINGTOPULL OVERANDSTOPWHENANAMBULANCE, POLICE, FIREOROTHEREMERGENCYVEHICLEIS TRAVELLINGTOMEETANEMERGENCY. 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B10 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 27, 2014 www.newssun.com 6300Unfurnished Houses SEBRING *DINNER LAKE AREA 2BR, 1 1/2 BA, Apartments for Rent. Large rooms, Fresh paint & Tile, Includes water. $550/mo. Call Gary Johnson @ 863-381-1861 RELAX ATLake Isis Villas** Luxurious ** 1 BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartments NICE 1BRapt $775 mo., 300 dep., plus electric, other utl. incl.in rent. Close to town, train. Appliances included, shared laundry room, pet rent $20 sm, $49 lg. 847-344-1313. 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsLG. STUDIOapt., fully furn., Lake Placid. New flooring. Electric, water, pool, laundry facility incl. No pets, no smoking. $500 dep., $500 mo., credit check 863-243-4580. 6150FurnishedApartmentsCOUNTRY LIVINGlg. beautiful new studio apt. Fully furn., W/D, electric & cable included, first/last/security, background check required, 863-840-2405. 6150FurnishedApartments 6000 Rentals SEBRING SINGLEWide 1/2, 55+ MHP, 2 Screened porches, carport, utility room. Quiet Park, Close to Shopping. As Is. $5,999. 772-589-7465 leave msg. PALM HARBORHOMES limited time offer! $5K towards any exterior package. We have 24 wide, 26, 28 & 30 wide homes. 3 stock units reduced 26K, Homes from the $60's plantcity.palmharbor.com or 800-622-2832 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile Homes 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 FinancialEXPERIENCED CNAseeking a weekend job, willing to stay overnight. Hospital experience. Call 863-414-3520. 2300Work Wanted SWIMMING POOLmaintenance technician, PT/FT. Must have high school diploma or equivalent & good driving record. Exp. helpful but not necessary. Job is physically demanding. Email contact info & any qualifications to jkurtz101@aol.com for application. SUN 'NLAKE OF SEBRING Improvement District is seeking an Accounting/Human Resources Assistant. The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Relevant experience preferred. Full time position, including complete benefit package and competitive salary. Send resume and cover letter to Tanya Cannady, Sun 'n Lake of Sebring Improvement District, 5306 Sun 'n Lake Blvd, Sebring, FL 33872 or email tcannady@snldistrict.org. Closing date 5.9.14 SUNSHINE PAYDAYLOANS Looking for clerical help. 1 person store in Avon Park. Will train. Fax resume to: 866-491-8086 2100Help Wanted RETIRED PROFESSIONAL,looking for a part time Appointment Generator, prefer mechanical exp., customer friendly, to work at sales booth in a big box store. Please call 863 385-2665 or send resume to info@advancedairsebring.com FITNESS CENTERTRAINER (PT) Open until filled. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132.EA/EO. AUTO COLLISION REPAIR INSTRUCTOR (FT) Application review begins: 5/22/14. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132.EA/EO/VETERAN'S PREF. PEST CONTROLcompany seeking FT/PT technician. Must be 18 years old, w/good driving record. Fax resume to 863-465-1513. PARTTIMEChurch Secretary Wed to Fri (15 hours). Min 2 years clerical exp. Send resume to: stagnes@stagnessebring.or g. OUR AMAZINGteam at Dental Care of Mid Florida is seeking a new team member!!! If you are an experience office assistant with a knack for multitasking in a fast paced environment then we are looking for you!!! Candidate must bring a willingness to achieve and grow. Experience in scheduling, insurance verification is a must! A dynamic personality & bilingual communication skills are preferred!!! Call and/or email us today! 863-382-9090 dentalcareofmidflorida@gmail.com PETCO ISHIRING! Grooming Salon Manager Prior experience in all breed grooming and the ability to monitor and provide direction to grooming associates. Previous supervision experience and a background in the retail industry are preferred. You'll enjoy total rewards: Competitive compensation Excellent benefits (Partner discounts, flexible work schedule and PTO) On-going training Potential Hiring Bonus Apply at mypetcocareer.com or visit us at 11704 US 27 North in Sebring. EOE BUSY INSURANCEagency in Sebring looking for clerical/data entry person, 2-20 or 440 license preferred but not req. Great hours Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30. Call Eva 305-301-2744. 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:385-6155 News-Sun Classified 1100Announcements Did YouKNOW?70 DOES NOT ALWAYSMEAN 70Remember that speed limits show the fastest speed you may drive under good conditions. You are responsible for adjusting your driving speed to the road conditions. For example, if the weather is bad or there is a lot of traffic, you must drive more slowly than the posted speed. The safe speed is the one that allows you to have complete control of your vehicle. Florida StandardŽ Speed Limits Municipal Speed Areas. . . .30 Business or Residential Areas. . .30 Rural Interstate Limited. . . .70 Limited Access Highways .......70 All Other Roads and Highways. . .55* School Zone. . . . . . .20 *The 55 MPH maximum speed limit is still in effect in Florida except where otherwise posted. Speed limits are 70 MPH on some rural interstate highways. Speed limits may be changed on other multi-lane highways. 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www.newssun.com Sunday, April 27, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B11 2006 EMERSON6X12 UTILITY trailer, rear gate, w/tool box, spare tire. Excellent condition, $950, 863-414-5378. 9220Utility Trailers 9000 TransportationCOLT .25auto, plus holsters, clips & ammo. $495. 863 465-6954 8270Firearms1992 STRATOS201, trailer and 1997 Evinrude 225 Vindicator. Many extras. Asking $6500, must see to appreciate. Call Robert at 847-623-7664 or 224-612-1417. 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies MOWER, HUSQVARNAtractor hydrostatic Kawasaki 24hp, 48'' fabricated deck, locking differential, 35 hrs, less than 2 yrs old, mulching kit, must see, $1895, 863-453-7027. 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 7400Lawn & GardenSPRING LAKE* ESTATE SALE 300 Glen Mar Circle. US 98E to Spring Lake Blvd. to L on Blossom to Coral Ridge to Glen Mar. Friday April 25, through Sunday April 27, 8am to 4pm. Clean and neat 2 BR home. Features Danish style BR furn, king platform beds and matching transitional like new sofa and loveseat. Matching deep wine swivel rockers by La Z Boy. Brand new Barbara Barry bedspread and shams in package, kitchen treasures, sm appliances, slow cooker, plastic ware, crystal, flatware, family room, linens, framed art, vintage golf bags and some clubs, Calphalon pans, stemware, Weber grills, VCR/DVD combo, Bose wave radio, Panasonic flat screen and conventional TVs, lamps, washer/dryer, novelty clock theme (clock needs work), curio cabinet, hand tools, office supplies, Garmin GPS system, guitar string and pics, nice collection guitar instruction books, wood work bench, vise, garden cart, small chest freezer. Check it out at www.estatesales.net Sunday is 1/2 price day on all items marked $1.00 and up. Donna Collins Estate Sales 7320Garage &Yard Sales SWIVEL ROCKER& recliner swivel rocker. Both blue, $30 each, 863-414-5378. GE SIDE-BY-SIDEWHITE FRIDGE WITH WATER AND ICEMAKER. Good cond., $150, 863-443-6470. CLASSIC BIKEFOR SALE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, $40 OBO. 863-657-2321 BOOKS, WESTERNSBOX OF 40 FOR ONLY $20. CALL 385-1563. 7310Bargain BuysUTILITY TRAILER Built up front & sides & 2 rear gates, 5' wide, 5' long, sides 3.5' high, $499. 863-699-1119 7300Miscellaneous 7000 MerchandiseR.V. LOTSfor rent daily, weekly, monthly, yearly. Nice friendly park, low rates. Ask about summer specials. Holiday Ranch R.V. Park, 1995 W. County Line Rd., Avon Park, FL 33825, 863-453-4468. 6500MiscellaneousRentals SEBRING 2BEDROOM/2 bath w/carport. New interior paint & appliances. Covered porch, inside utility rm. $650 month, $600 security, 1 yr. lease. 863-835-1196. 2 BEDROOM/1BATH, nice, near schools, front & rear yard, stove, refrig., washer/dryer. $450 mo., 1st & sec., available now, 954-562-1761 6300Unfurnished Houses Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN€385-6155

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TODAYAn afternoon thunderstorm in spots90 / 68Winds: SSE at 4-8 mphA t-storm in spots in the afternoon89 / 69Winds: S at 6-12 mphMONDAYPartly sunny, a t-storm in the p.m.91 / 70Winds: S at 6-12 mphTUESDAYPartly sunny with a stray t-storm91 / 69Winds: SSE at 6-12 mphWEDNESDAYAn afternoon thunderstorm in spots89 / 68Winds: SSW at 6-12 mphTHURSDAY High .............................................. 7:54 a.m. Low ............................................... 1:28 a.m. High .............................................. 8:28 p.m. Low ............................................... 1:49 p.m. High .............................................. 1:48 a.m. Low ............................................... 7:12 a.m. High .............................................. 1:22 p.m. Low ............................................... 8:16 p.m. Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 13.23 Normal ............................................... 14.51 High Tuesday ......................................... 83 Low Tuesday .......................................... 48 High Wednesday .................................... 88 Low Wednesday ..................................... 53 High Thursday ....................................... 90 Low Thursday ........................................ 55 Heat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayMakes it feel like .................................... 97 BarometerTuesday ............................................... 29.92 Thursday ............................................. 29.98 PrecipitationTuesday ............................................... 0.00 Thursday ............................................. 0.00 Month to date ..................................... 0.96 Year to date ......................................... 7.97Sunrise 6:52 a.m. 6:51 a.m. Sunset 7:55 p.m. 7:56 p.m. Moonrise 5:41 a.m. 6:23 a.m. Moonset 6:37 p.m. 7:36 p.m.Albuquerque 66/43/t 62/38/pc 61/40/s Atlanta 84/62/s 84/64/pc 82/64/t Baltimore 65/44/s 62/49/pc 55/48/r Birmingham 83/64/pc 84/68/t 78/61/t Boston 53/41/c 56/41/pc 51/41/s Charlotte 85/61/s 80/62/c 82/63/t Cheyenne 44/31/sn 39/29/c 48/31/r Chicago 58/52/r 54/51/r 66/49/r Cleveland 55/41/pc 64/55/r 70/54/r Columbus 68/51/pc 68/59/r 79/56/t Dallas 87/59/t 89/56/pc 79/52/pc Denver 52/31/r 51/29/c 55/30/r Detroit 56/41/pc 54/51/r 72/53/r Harrisburg 64/42/s 65/47/pc 57/50/r Honolulu 86/70/pc 83/69/pc 83/70/pc Houston 86/71/pc 90/70/t 88/58/s Indianapolis 72/58/sh 73/58/t 76/52/t Jackson, MS 80/70/pc 84/69/t 81/59/t Kansas City 75/51/t 70/45/t 62/42/sh Lexington 79/60/pc 77/60/t 80/56/t Little Rock 78/64/t 82/58/t 80/51/t Los Angeles 70/56/pc 77/58/s 90/60/s Louisville 82/63/pc 79/61/t 83/58/t Memphis 78/68/t 83/64/t 82/56/t Milwaukee 49/43/sh 54/46/r 56/44/r Minneapolis 51/43/r 58/44/r 49/40/r Nashville 83/62/pc 79/62/t 83/57/t New Orleans 81/71/pc 83/71/t 83/68/t New York City 61/45/pc 64/49/pc 54/48/r Norfolk 66/53/s 62/59/c 70/62/t Oklahoma City 81/51/t 79/46/pc 73/44/pc Philadelphia 65/45/s 65/48/pc 56/48/r Phoenix 79/64/s 86/65/s 88/63/s Pittsburgh 62/40/pc 66/47/r 65/53/r Portland, ME 54/36/c 59/37/c 54/37/pc Portland, OR 55/42/r 60/45/pc 73/47/pc Raleigh 82/58/s 75/63/sh 81/64/t Rochester 53/34/pc 58/45/pc 57/45/r St. Louis 79/63/t 81/56/t 75/51/sh San Francisco 62/47/pc 66/50/pc 75/54/s Seattle 53/42/r 58/42/pc 67/46/pc Wash., DC 68/52/s 65/53/pc 58/58/r Cape Coral 89/69/s 88/69/pc 89/71/pc Clearwater 86/70/s 86/71/pc 87/72/pc Coral Springs 88/72/s 86/75/pc 88/75/t Daytona Beach 84/66/s 85/68/pc 86/69/t Ft. Laud. Bch 86/75/s 85/77/pc 87/78/t Fort Myers 89/70/s 88/70/pc 89/72/pc Gainesville 87/63/s 87/65/pc 88/66/t Hollywood 88/72/s 86/75/pc 88/75/t Homestead AFB 85/73/s 84/75/pc 85/75/t Jacksonville 86/64/s 87/65/pc 88/67/t Key West 84/76/s 86/78/pc 86/78/s Miami 87/74/s 86/77/pc 87/77/t Okeechobee 86/68/t 86/71/pc 88/72/t Orlando 88/66/t 89/68/pc 90/69/t Pembroke Pines 88/72/s 87/75/pc 88/75/t St. Augustine 81/66/s 83/67/pc 83/70/t St. Petersburg 86/70/s 86/71/pc 88/72/pc Sarasota 84/68/s 85/70/pc 86/71/pc Tallahassee 87/62/s 88/65/pc 87/66/t Tampa 86/70/s 87/71/pc 87/72/pc W. Palm Bch 85/72/s 85/75/pc 86/76/t Winter Haven 89/68/t 89/70/pc 90/71/t Acapulco 91/73/pc 90/73/s 90/72/s Athens 69/54/r 73/56/sh 72/54/sh Beirut 74/59/s 76/60/s 74/58/s Berlin 70/50/pc 72/50/sh 71/48/r Bermuda 74/64/s 69/63/pc 71/65/pc Calgary 54/34/sh 50/35/c 56/37/pc Dublin 56/42/sh 58/42/pc 60/48/pc Edmonton 49/31/c 53/34/r 59/36/pc Freeport 82/72/s 82/73/pc 83/74/pc Geneva 55/46/r 54/46/sh 58/48/sh Havana 92/67/t 90/69/t 92/69/t Hong Kong 84/75/c 83/72/pc 79/73/pc Jerusalem 76/56/s 79/57/s 76/56/s Johannesburg 71/44/s 65/46/s 70/47/s Kiev 68/45/s 69/47/pc 67/52/pc London 60/50/sh 64/47/sh 66/48/sh Montreal 52/37/sh 57/41/c 57/45/pc Moscow 61/45/c 63/44/c 68/47/pc Nice 66/54/r 66/54/sh 67/55/pc Ottawa 53/35/pc 56/41/c 56/43/s Quebec 48/36/sh 52/37/c 52/37/pc Rio de Janeiro 74/65/pc 75/65/pc 76/65/s Seoul 59/54/r 60/49/r 71/46/pc Singapore 90/78/t 90/78/t 89/78/t Sydney 70/56/sh 74/55/c 80/60/pc Toronto 56/37/pc 55/41/pc 52/43/r Vancouver 54/42/r 54/42/c 59/47/pc Vienna 69/49/pc 70/53/r 69/53/r Warsaw 66/52/sh 66/46/pc 71/44/pc Winnipeg 49/31/c 44/34/r 50/35/pc Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Severe storms will rip across portions of the central Plains and Mississippi Valley today. Large hail, gusty winds, and tornadoes are all possible from Kansas City to Little Rock. Heavy rain and thunderstorms will soak the northern Plains and Upper Midwest where ooding is possible. Winds will turn rather strong during the day across most of the Plains, especially across western Texas where blowing dust may become a problem. Showers and rain will impact a large portion of the West. National Forecast for April 27 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. Warm with sun mixing with some clouds today; an afternoon thunderstorm in spots. A thunderstorm in spots early this evening. A shower or thunderstorm in spots tomorrow and Tuesday afternoon. On April 27, 1928, winter returned brie y to Bayard, W.Va. Over 34 inches of snow fell in 24 hours, West Virginias heaviest April snowfall ever. Warm today; an afternoon thunderstorm in spots. Winds south 4-8 mph. Expect 8-12 hours of sunshine with a 45% chance of precipitation and average relative humidity 65%. Sunday. and Saturday. a.m. and after 4 p.m. New First Full Last Apr 29 May 6 May 14 May 21 Today MondayForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 86/64 87/63 88/64 84/66 88/66 89/68 86/70 86/70 86/70 84/68 89/70 86/71 86/68 85/72 86/75 87/74 87/62 80/67 78/68 91/68 90/68 88/68 90/67 90/67 88/68 84/76 TemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidRelative humidity .................................. 53% Expected air temperature ....................... 90 Wednesday ........................................... N.A. 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