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NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 192750 Sebring Dixie Boys stunned in nal day of state tourneyA7 B1 VOL. 95 NO. 85 Some sun with a T-storm around later High 93 Low 74 Details on B10Classi eds ................... B7 Dear Abby ..................... B2 Healthy Living ............... B3 Lottery Numbers .......... A2 Obituaries .................... A6 Puzzles ........................ B2 Religion ....................... B4 Sports on TV ............... A8 Viewpoints ................... A5 Bizarre, but often entertaining, Lucy fails to deliver 100 percent of promise LUCY NOT A LUCY NOT A LUCY NOT A BRAIN TEASER BRAIN TEASER BRAIN TEASER B2 www.newssun.com Friday-Saturday, July 25-26, 2014 Caladium Festival musical scheduleA4 An Edition of the Sun facebook.com/ newssun twitter.com/ thenewssun I dont know how I thought of it. I wanted to propose in a unique way, Tim Langston said. He and his wife, Jennifer, had been dating for six months they met on July 4, 1991. Now married 22 years, they have three boys: Tyler, 18; Chase, 16, and Bryce, 14. Tim Langston works for Highlands County Emergency Medical Services, Jennifer Langston is a guidance counselor at Avon Park High School and they have split up housework in teamwork fashion. Today marks their 22nd wedding anniversary. They plan on going to a nephews wedding tomorrow on Little Gasparilla Island. The proposal almost didnt take place. It was a comedy of errors, Jennifer Langston said. With a chuckle, Tim Langston recalled how he had climbed the citys 110foot water tower several times when he was younger. The city didnt like young people doing that, he said. Courtesy photosJennifer and Tim Langston take a wedding photo on July 25, 1992, by the sign that started it six months before the big day, hanging from the city water tower in Avon Park. The couple still has the 5 foot wide by 10 foot long sign, Tim Langston said, which they bring out on special anniversaries.Love was in the air BY PHIL ATTINGER STAFF WRITER AVON PARK Hanging a marriage proposal banner from the Avon Park city water tower wasnt Tim Langstons only challenge 22 years ago: He also had to get Jennifer Couch to look at it, and then say, yes. BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterSEBRING Coyotes have been spotted in local suburban areas, but state of cials say they wont be a nuisance if humans behave. Gary Morse with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission said residents can best control coyotes if they never feed them, secure their garbage and bring small pets and pet food at night. He said there have been only BY BARRY FOSTER NEWS-SUN CORRESPONDENT SEBRING Its hard to believe, but it was just a year ago the Circle Theatre opened its doors to the public with a champagne gala. We have come a long way, but we still have a long way to go, said Champion for Children Foundation CEO Kevin Roberts. He described the inaugural year of operation as a roller coaster, with a wide array of different events at the facility ranging from weddings, banquets and meetings to a series of movies, plays and public speakers lling the historic site. There has been a lot of exhilaration and a lot of excitement, but there also has been a learning curve, he said. There also has been a challenge in getting the word out about the theater and how it can be used. One of the bigger hurdles came midway through the year when the theaters rst manager, Brenda Heston, left the key position. She got married and got a new direction in life, Roberts explained.Opened a year agoSEE MARRY | A3 Coyotes spotted in Lake Haven EstatesFWC o cials advise awareness, education MCTCoyotes like this one, which was trapped near Orlando, have become more common in urban areas, and have been spotted near Lake Huckleberry in Sebring.Circle Theatre comes full circle Kirsten Scarborough/News-Sun/The Champion for Children Foundations Circle Theatre opened a year ago at 202 Circle Park Drive. BY LARRY GRIFFINStaff WriterAVON PARK The long-standing Adult High School (AHS) program was of cially discontinued at a Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday evening at South Florida State Colleges Highlands Campus. But fear not seeking adult education in Avon Park is actually becoming easier and more ef cient. In the past, dropouts or adults who never received degrees could come to SFSC and use the AHS program to take classes and receive a high school degree. Most students who used the program were between 16 and 18. Since one can legally drop out of the public education system at 16, many would drop out of the public school system and come to the Adult High School program instead, where they would take high school classes on the SFSC campus, taught by actual high school Adult education program improving at South FloridaCollege ended Adult High School program Wednesday nightSEE ADULT | A6SEE CIRCLE | A6SEE COYOTES | A6
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GLEN N N ICKERSON President firstname.lastname@example.org 385-6155, ext. 536 RR OMON a A W aA SHIN g G TON Publisher and Executive Editor email@example.com 385-6155, ext. 515 NEWS-SSUnN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 BB ack to School Jam F F e st is SaturdaySEBRING A Back to School Jam Fest will be held on Saturday at 2 / p.m. at the Sun N Lake Community Center. There will be school supply giveaways, re freshments, door prizes, youth praise and worship bands and much more. For more information, call The Faith and Family Worship Center at 863-385-1800.Depot MM useum open during Caladium FF e stivalLAKE PLACID Dont miss seeing Lake Placids historic train station during the Caladium Festival this weekend. Wild animals, musi cal instruments, tools, local y earbooks, indus trial tools and many photos fr om the past make fun viewing for all ages. The museum also has books by noted author Nancy Dale and local honey and water available for purchase. Museum hours are 10 / a.m. to 3 / p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11 / a.m. to 3 / p.m. on Sunday. The muse um is 12 Park St. West. V isit www.lphsdepot museum.org to see m ore.Christian rock concert plannedSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCA will host a Christian rock con cert at 7 / p.m. today at G race Bible Church. The concert will fea ture Love Like Gravity which has posted four singles that made it into the top 20 on the Billboard Christian rock chart. Special guests will include Scarlet Fade and Nala Price. Tickets are $5 and are available at the YMCA, Dees Place or at the door. LPLP TT ax O O ffice to close for Caladium FF e stivalLAKE PLACID The Highlands County Lake Placid Tax Ofce will be closed today to accom modate the crowds at the C aladium Festival. Tax ofces in Sebring and Avon Park will be open for business that day. Contact the Tax Collectors Ofce at 402-6700. MM cKenna to speak to Democratic WW omenSEBRING The Highlands County Democratic Womens Club will meet on Saturday at 10 / a.m. at party headquarters on the Sebring Parkway (next door to Ruby Tuesdays). Dr. Maureen McKenna will be the featured speaker and will discuss her rst six months as President on the Democractic Womens Club of Florida. There will be a continental break fast at 9:30. Please call 471-9979 for mor e information. LL ivingston s peaking to FF ull G G o spel BB usinessmens FF ellowshipSEBRING Randy Livingston will be the guest speaker for the monthly Full Gospel Businessmens Fellowship meeting on Aug. 5 at 7 / p.m. at Homers Restaurant, 1000 Sebring Parkway. Livingston will share how the Lord spared his life three times when he served in Desert Storm. He be came addicted to alcohol and lost everything dear to him, including his family. After receiv ing Jesus Christ, God br ought restoration to his family. He is now working as a registered nurse.Sebring VV illage t o host summer dance SaturdaySEBRING Larry Musgrave will place for the summer dance hosted by Sebring Village at 7 / p.m. Saturday. Cost is $5. The dance will be at the clubhouse, 4343 Schumacher Road, just behind Walmart about a half a mile on the left.Historical Society to hear about R R C MAM A SEBRING The Sebring Historical Society will host its members and inter ested persons in the community at a co v ered dish luncheon and meeting held at the Sebring (Jack Stroup) Civic Center this Saturday at noon. All attendees are asked to bring a dish to share and $2 each for bever age and table service, which ar e provided. Featured speaker for the event is Barbara Mainster, executive di rector of the Redlands Chr istian Migrant Association (RCMA). RCMA is a non-prot early child care provid er and a leader in high quality early childhood services for rural, lowincome children, main ly children of migrant far m workers. Mainster has been with RCMA for 42 years and has served 25 years as executive di rector. She is a graduate of Michigan State U niversity, and has studied anthropology at Cornell University, with a specialty in cross-cultural child rearing practices. She and her husband joined the Peace Corps in 1964 and served in Arequipa, Peru. 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BY PHIL ATTINGER STAFF WRITER AVON PARK People paying water bills to A von Park will get to take advantage of new hours. Changes going into effect on Aug. 1 will shift billing pay ment hours to 9 / a.m. thr ough 5:30 / p.m., keeping the payments desk at city hall open longer to allow cus tomer to come pay bills after wor k. City Manager Julian Deleon has also been encouraging custom ers to enroll in automated clearing house (A CH) payments with the incentive of re ceiving $12 off their bills per y ear for as long as they partici pate. H e said the pro gram would help customers avoid late fees since funds would be automati cally deducted from their accounts with receipts mailed di rectly to the customer. C ustomers may also pay water bills with major credit cards at www.avonpark.cc, Deleon said.Avon Park changes utility hours BY PHIL ATTINGER STAFF WRITER AVON PARK Deputies responded to three different lo cations Tuesday evening two in Avon P ark and one in Se bring after receiving a bomb threat on the dollar store on U.S. 27. The Highlands County Sheriffs Of ce sent deputies to F amily Dollar at 101 U.S. 27 N. in Avon Park, Dollar Gener al at 904 U.S. 27 S. in A von Park and Dollar General at 104 Tan glewood Drive in Sebring. N o bombs were found, said Nell Hays, Sheriffs Ofce public information ofcer. Both Sebring and Lake Placid police de partments said they didn t get any similar calls about the Family Dollar or Dollar Gen eral stores in their jurisdictions. Aside fr om that, Hays said she didnt have any details about the investiga tions, which drew questions fr om com muters who saw patrol cars at the stores as they headed home Tuesday evening.HCSO: Suspicious incident was bomb threat BY PHIL ATTINGER STAFF WRITER SEBRING A man who allegedly cursed and yelled at police, then threatened to re lease his pit bull on the ofcer ended up in jail on Sunday. Keith Anthony Drake, 23, of 2121 Melady Ave. in Sebring also allegedly threatened to harm the ofcer the next time he visits the Sebring area full-service restaurant where Drake works. Drake has been charged with assault on an ofcer and resisting an ofcer without vio lence in an incident that occurr ed at 7:11 / p.m. when the ofcer arrived at 2119 Melady Ave. to investigate a trespass ing complaint. The ofcer found Drake screaming and cursing at the 27-yearold female victim, and asked Drake to calm down so he could com plete an investigation, but D rake reported ly continued to be loud and then cursed at the ofcer. The ofcer told him to calm down and warned Drake he would go to jail if he didnt stop interfering. Other peo ple on scene also told D rake to calm down, but he wouldnt, arrest reports said. Then, while he was walking away, Drake al legedly said Im going to r elease my dog so he could (expletive) you up. Knowing Drakes dog is a pit bull and be ing in fear for his safety, the ofcer put Drake in handcuffs behind his back and put him in the back of his patrol car, reports said. The ofcer then con tinued to investigate, but hear d a loud bang ing from the back seat of his patr ol car, which was moving side-toside, reports said. When the ofcer opened the back door, he saw Drake was trying to slide his legs through the handcuffs and move them to the front of him. At that point, reports said, the ofcer had to take Drake to the High lands County Jail. O nce at the jail, Drake allegedly threatened to harm the ofcer the next time the ofcer goes to lunch at the res taurant where Drake wor ks.Threat of pit bull attack on officer leads to arrest
www.newssun.comFriday, July 25, 2014 | NEWSSS U nN | A3 283US27North,VillageFountainPlazaSebringrfnt Weareaonestopforallyourlighting bfntrtntffBulbsBallastsSecurityLightingFluorescentFixturesMirrorsTable&FloorLampsCeilingMedallionsLampShadesLightFixturesCeilingFansAccessoriesAndmore! WeareanHGTV HomeRetail Showroom!TheonlyHGTVlighting dealerinHighlandsCounty!3053056 VotedFASTEST OILCHANGE 12Yearsina Row!WESERVICE DIESELS ANDSEMIS. FLEET ACCOUNTS WELCOME.MOTORHOMES,OILCHANGE, FULLSERVICE:471-0700|3447U.S.South,Sebring(acrossfromDunkinDonuts)RACETHRU KWIKLUBE RACETHRU KWIKLUBE$39.95AND UP 3053054 3060960 AMERICA FIRST A/C; 2 x 2; Color; 3061432; 912; Display Ad On Jan. 19, 1992, though, he had a 5-foot-tall by 10-footlong banner that read Will you marry me, Jennifer rolled up and slung over his shoul der, he said. It was a covert mis sion, Jennifer Langston recalls: He was w earing all dark cloth ing that night for some r eason. Once he got it at tached to the railing, he had to get her to look at it, which was easier said than done They had gone to church that morn ing in separate cars. T im Langston had the ring in his car, but she wanted to drive her car to meet their parents for lunch. None of parents were in on it, he said, so they were waiting on them. First, Tim Langston came up with a sto ry about checking the computers at NAP A Auto Parts, his fami lys business, to get her do wntown. The water tow er, since dismantled, stood behind the J ahna Concrete plant near the railroad crossings on Main Street. It was in plain view of Muse um Avenue, but since she was dr iving, he had to trick her into stop ping there. Then, as she ap proached Museum Avenue, she passed another motorist and missed the tur n. He said, You messed it up. Turn around, Jennifer Langston said. Once he got her to Museum Avenue, he pretended she had car trouble, and had to coax her out of the car to look up at the wa ter tower while he got on his knees and pr o posed. The pr oposal became a part of local histo ry when young NewsS un reporter Romona Washington snapped a photo of the ban ner that same day and wonder ed in the news paper cutline what Jennifers answer was. N ot only did Jenni fer say yes, she became J ennifer Langston less than six months lat er on July 25, 1992. She was 22; he was 29. They even had the banner displayed at the wed ding, she said. Her father, Pastor S.C. Couch of F aith Christian Church insisted on it. Getting the banner down from the tow er was more of a challenge than hanging it, Tim Langston said: The wind caught it and snagged it on the crossbars. When he went to NAPA to get materials for a pole to help dis entangle it, police were called because the stor e was supposed to be closed that day and someone thought he was a burglar, Jennifer Langston said. Now more than two decades later, they still pull it out for special occasions, especially anniversaries. When the city dis mantled the tower, they also got a piece of it Tim Langs tons sister is married into the J ahna family. A 1-foot-by-2-foot slab of the metal tank al most half an inch thick inscr ibed with The Langstons and their wedding date, stands on the mantlepiece in their home. When asked why the piece wasnt any larger, Tim Langston said the steel was so thick, they couldnt have lifted it otherwise. MARRY FROM PAGE A A 1 Phil Attinger/News-SunNow, 22 years later, Jennifer and Tim Langston have a unique souvenir of a marriage proposal that got written into local history when Tim hung it from the Avon Park water tower. Jennifer jokes that their in-laws, the Jahnas, suggested they buy the water tower when it was dismantled a few years ago and construct it in their yard. Instead, they were happy to just have a small piece of the tower displayed in their living room. Phil Attinger/News-SunA 1 foot wide by 2 foot long sheet of metal declares when the Langstons were married. Its a piece of the Avon Park water tower after the city tore it down, the same tower from which Tim Langston hung a banner asking Jennifer Couch, now Jennifer Langston, to marry him. BY BARR YY FOSTER NEWS-S SUn N CORRESPOn N DEn N T SEBRING There will be one less name on the Aug. 26 prima ry ballot. Chr istine Trakas Thornhill reported ly has ended her run for the 10th J udicial Circuit Group 2 seat amid charges of al leged campaign nance irregularities. Chief Assistant S tate Attorney Brian Haas at State Attorney Jerry Hills ofce in Bartow indicated that his of ce currently is investigating a complaint on the matter but gave no details. Its still an open matter. Theres noth ing I can say beyond that, he said. Haas declined to say how his ofce be came aware of the complaint. Lakeland lawy er Mi chelle Pincket now r emains as the only candidate in that race, so she automatical ly will be awarded the seat. The cir cuit judge position came open with the impending retire ment of R oger Al cott. The 39-yearold Thornhill could not be reached for comment. Both her election Web and Facebook pages have been taken down. This was not Thorn hills rst run for a seat on the bench. I n 2012, she threw her hat in the ring for Cir cuit Judge Group 7. H owever, William Bill Sites got that seat in a runoff.Thornhill pulls out of judge race THOR nN H illILL SSPEc C IAL TO THE NEWS-S SUn N SEBRING Azure College, one of the ed ucators for working adults has appointed Johanna Johnston as the assistant campus director for its Sebring campus. In her new posi tion, Johnston will o versee all adminis trative departments, including admissions student services, ed ucational programs and community and business relations. The role of an as sistant campus director requires an individual who can str ategically lead the planning and engage ment of the College as w ell as provide edu cational leadership to faculty and staff, said Jhonson Napoleon, president of Azure. In accepting her po sition, Johnston said, I am excited by the opportunity to be part of a college so dedi cated to supporting adults on their jour ney to achieving their academic and car eer goals. Johnston earned a bachelor of science in business administra tion with a concentration in marketing fr om California State University Monterey Bay. She has experi ence working with adult education and a strong background in marketing and stra tegic management. Earlier in her car eer she was a program specialist for South Florida State College (SFSC) Agriculture Programs. She also worked in advertising.Azure appoints new assistant campus director BY LARR YY GRIFFINStaff WriterSEBRING Sebrings unemployed ar e about to get a huge pick-me-up from Agero Inc., which is set to hire between 150 and 200 people this year. Agero current ly employs around 500 people in S e bring and wants to expand to o ver 600 this year. The jobs will come mostly in the form of call-center work at 3310 U.S. 27 South. Agero a provider of driving safety, security and information servic es needs people who ar e attentive and willing to work hard. The call volume has seen an in crease, according to the S ebring sites HR director, Judy Stone. The need for more employees is not the result of one central issue. Its a lot of things, she said. Its the increase in clients, the increase in products and ser vices ... there are a lot of things that come into play. The majority of new hires thus far have come from Highlands Coun ty, though a few are fr om surrounding areas such as Tam pa and other places, S tone said. This will help the unemployment rate, Stone said. It is a stable job. Agero to hire over 100 peopleCompany plans to increase local roster by 12 percent NEWS-SUN BY PHIL ATTINGER SSTAFF W WRITER SEBRING A 21-year-old man is fac ing charges that he had sex with a 13-y ear-old girl last year after she snuck out of her home early one morning and met him. William Gorby, of 3748 Sebring Parkway, has been charged with lewd and lascivious be havior on a victim between the ages of 12 and 16. Allegedly he and she began texting and talking through Facebook for a month before having sex on Jan. 20, 2013, when he was 20 and the girl who allegedly had told him she was 17 was 13. Arrest reports state that the girl snuck out of her home at 3 / a.m. Jan. 20, 2013, and he picked her up in a red car with a black top. She told deputies that they went to a Cir cle K convenience store to buy cigar ettes, then drove to Lake Istokpoga Park at 720 Access Road in Lorida and had sex on a park bench, arrest reports said. When questioned by a Highlands Coun ty Sheriffs deputy and sho wn the girls Face book prole, Gorby allegedly said he didnt kno w who she was and that he wasnt involved with her. However, after the deputy said the girl had told him they talk ed online, he admitted to kno wing her, reports said. Gorby told the dep uty he had just nished hog hunting at 2 / a.m. or 3 / a.m. and got a call from the girl, ask ing him if he wanted to hang out. So, he said he picked her up in his mothers car. He told the deputy that while they were sit ting in his car, the girl said she wanted to hav e sex, and he agreed. According to her statement, she told Gorby how old she was at that time, and he told her not to tell any one they had sex. However, he told deputies he didn t learn of her age until later, through friends.Man charged with sex with 13-year-old
A4 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, July 25, 2014 www.newssun.com 3053050 FRIDAY, JULY 25 MASTER OF CEREMONY MARTI CAPODIFERRO9:55 a.m. National anthem by Marti Capodiferro 10 a.m. Nala Price and Sydni Hornick 10:20 a.m. Sharon English 10:40 a.m. SwampGrass Tunes with JD and Zetha Lewis 11:10 a.m. Music for the Soul with Marry Wooten and Michael Tamayo 11:35 a.m. The New Floridians with Joe and Twanda Long, Richard Joynes and Kim Zeh 12:05 p.m. Marti Capodiferro 12:30 p.m. Classic Country Band with Lou Ann Cardinal, Bubba P, Gene Longo, David Mains, Dick Taylor, Marti Capodiferro and guest Sweetpea Jones 1:30 p.m. Fire N Steel Band with Walker Memorial Academy conductor Leonard Cann 2:15 p.m. Medley of Music Festival closes at 4 p.m.SATURDAY, JULY 26 MASTER OF CEREMONY DON ELWELL9:45 a.m. National anthem by Nala Price 9:50 a.m. Nala Price and Sydni Hornick 10:05 a.m. Mountain Dew Cloggers with Tana Looney, Sylvia Moore, Lori Tant, Nancy Stowell and Becca Glenn 10:20 a.m. Lake Placid High School JV Cheerleaders with coach Tanya Slade 10:35 a.m. Mountain Dew Cloggers 10:45 a.m. Showtime Cloggers 11:05 a.m. The New Floridians 11:30 a.m. Julie and Becca Temple 12 p.m. Nancy Stacy Rector 12:15 p.m. Young String Artists Orchestra with conductor Peggy Essex-Klammer 12:35 p.m. Marti Capodiferro 1 p.m. RedNeck Joe Band with CJ Hughes, Sweet Pea, Bubba P and Otis E. Love 1:45 p.m. SwampGrass Tunes 2:15 p.m. Rock N Roll Twins 2:30 p.m. Medley of Music Festival closes at 4 p.m.SUNDAY, JULY 27 MASTER OF CEREMONY MARLENE BARGER10:55 a.m. National anthem by Richard Joynes 11 a.m. Sharon English 11:30 a.m. Nala Price 12 p.m. The New Floridians 12:30 p.m. Medley of Music Festival closes at 3 p.m.24th annual Lake Placid Caladium Festival entertainment schedule Classic Country Band Marti Capodiferro JD and Zetha Lewis Nala Price Nancy Stacy Rector Marry Wooten and Michael Tamayo Julie and Becca Temple LPHS Junior Varsity Cheerleaders Mountain Dew Cloggers Rock N Roll Twins Showtime Cloggers Redneck Joe Band Fire N Steel Band Sydni Hornick Young String Artists Orchestra The New Floridians
www.newssun.comFriday, July 25, 2014 | NEWSSS U nN | A5 NEWS-SSUnN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927Romona Washington Publisher firstname.lastname@example.org Scott Dressel Editor email@example.com VIEWPOINTS ANOTHER VI eE W YO UR VI eE WSIf you were asked to name the great est long term problem facing Florida, w hat would it be? Education? Transportation? Tax poli cy? Governance? When that question was put to S tate Rep. Ben Albritton recently at a Tiger Bay Club meeting in Bartow, he quickly answered: Water. At rst blush, it doesnt sound like an exciting topic. Water doesnt prepare todays young people for success in the workplace. Water has an insignicant impact on transportation within the state. Water, selling for pennies a gallon (unless you insist on the bottled stuff) doesnt rep resent much potential as a tax source. And water doesn t offer a political ad vantage; there is no such thing as Dem ocratic or Republican water, liberal or conser vative water. As long as clear, potable water comes out of the spigot every time we turn the faucet, we dont give it much thought. But water, more than any other re source, places limits on everything fr om residential development to agri culture to industry. And as difcult as it may be to gr asp, it is not an inexhaust ible resource. Ask long-time P olk Countians to name their favorite recreation venues of the 1950s and earlier, and the odds are great that Kissengen Spring will be at or near the top of the list. The spring, located between Bartow and Fort Meade, was the most popular not to mention the coldest swim ming hole in the southern end of Polk C ounty. But in the 1950s, Kissengen Spring went dry. It was commonly believed at the time that the underground river feeding the spring was cut by phosphate mining. Instead, scientists are more likely to look at the disappearance of Kissengen Spring, and other less well known wa tering spots, as the result of a falling wa ter table. The blame is shared by heavy industr y (mainly phosphate mining), agriculture, and residential develop ment. S o what to do to ensure an adequate supply for future generations? Albritton is quick to admit that he doesnt have an answer. But he pro poses that the Legislature assemble a body of exper ts who are smarter than your average legislator to recommend a comprehensive water policy. He be lieves that the House leadership in 2015 will make this a major pr iority. We hope he is correct. Developing water policy that will solve long-term problems will require not only a lot of smart people, but a will ingness for each major water consump tion group to compromise. It will not be easy ; indeed, it will barely be possible. But we share Albrittons belief that it is the most important issue Florida must resolve.Glen Nickerson President firstname.lastname@example.org J oO I nN T heHE CO nveN VE RS atA T I onO N Letters to the editor should be 250 words or less. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, content, clarity and libel. Submission of a letter does not guarantee publi cation. All letters should include name, address and phone number Anonymous letters will be rejected. Two letters per month per writer are allowed. Guest columns may be submitted once a month. All letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Submissions can be made via two methods:O nN LI neNE At http://www.newssun.com/site/forms/ or email edi email@example.comM aA IL/DR oO P OFF2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, Fla., 33870Long-term water policy is a must An editorial from The Lake Wales News. I understand why Peter Pan didnt want to gr ow up; he didnt want to become a victim of adolescents nor another mime in the order of so ciety, he didnt want to get a job or mo ve out. What Peter wanted was to stay back and not worry about what lies ahead lose foot and fancy free...forever. I get that, and good for Pete. But guess what? Hes ction. If I could just stay young forever, sounds like the far-fetched notion Ponce de Leon thrived on. It just doesnt work like that, and as far as I know science hasnt g ured out a way to preserve youth yet. Funny, because on the ip side there are plenty people who are just longing to get out of their Pampers and jump into their big girl/boy pants. And for each situa tion, do you know what I hav e to say? Deal with it, because every small, frustrating detail of life is precious. There is beauty in being young; there is beauty in being old; as there is a down side to both. Its natural to want to just get out there and do what you want to do, live your life. I have yet to meet a person my age that hasnt had thoughts like that, be cause honestly I have those moments ev ery once in a while. But why make haste toward the future if you are unable to enjoy the present? And for those who wish they were in their youth and had no worries, I say the same to you. Whether you are a wary parent, an ail ing being, or an in-debt consumer ther e is a time when the parent will become proud, the being will be in peace and the consumer will be free of his worldly burdens, so accept your circumstance. Im not really there yet, and soon I will know what all the things grown-ups do, right now I can see this entire adult perspective from a vicarious point of view, but I surely know in youth we learn; with age we under stand, as put by Marie v on Ebner-Eschenbach. In truth, you will nev er be younger than you are right now. While we long for goals that we cannot reach, set those that you can. The most important objective is to reect on your life and make the best of what you have now.Gauri Persad is a Sebring High School student. The News-Sun encourages stu dents to express their opin ions, which are those of the writer and not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff.Make the best of what you have now GUEST COLUMNGauri Persad Be careful what you wish forThere have been several calls lately to impeach President Obama. There is also a move on to sue him. Speaker John Boehner wants to sue the ip pant man for his running roughshod over the C onstitution with his executive orders. Its about time someone ran with the ball to stop the ve-year run-away train. Obamas famous com ment at the last State of the U nion address, I have the pen and the phone and I will do it without Congress, shows how arrogant the man is. Obamacare was passed by Congress as law. After a lot of hue and cry from different groups about some of the law, Obama simply amended those parts that werent working with his executive pow ers. Folks, those of you that r emember your eighth-grade civics class know the President has only two options when a bill is sent to his desk: (1) sign it into law or (2) veto it, make chang es on a legal pad and send it back to C ongress to be reworked before he signs it in to law. He cannot change it. This guy simply does as he pleases with the advise of his senior ad visor Valerie Jarrett. She is r eally the power be hind the throne. Impeachment is for treason or criminal acts. Obama is simply a poor executive and impeach ing him gets us Joe B iden as his replace ment. B ob Gates, former De fense Secretary, referred to B iden as the joke of Washington. Be careful what you wish for.HAL GRAVESSebringNot voting for CristAn open letter to Charlie Crist: Im a lifelong Demo crat, which you are not. What a gr ave tactical er ror youve just committed! You have lost two v otes, and hopefully the election, by your actions supporting the invasion on our Southern border. If you became gover nor there is no doubt y ou would welcome the invaders to Florida. We have enough crime, homeless, drug ad dicts and disease here in F lorida without add ing thousands more to the w elfare lists and prison system. Havent you seen those people in other states holding signs, stopping busses loaded with the invad ers? They dont want them and neither do we. Those children have parents, and its their re sponsibility to support them, not ours We have a system for those who wish to enter the United States legal ly; my father did it when he came her e from Eng land in the early 1900s, when the inv aders get older then they too can legally apply, but while back in their own coun tries, not after they have cr ossed our borders. The National Guard should have been called up months ago to stop this plague of unwant ed children and others cr ossing our borders. How many thousands have already gotten in without being appre hended? We will never know. Unfortunately, most of the money these illegals ear n is sent back to their home countries, not spent here, and you can be sure no taxes will be paid. I will never vote for a Republican, but I could not and will not support your actions by voting for you. SS ANDY O O LEESKYSebringMany help with Caladium danceWe would like to thank the following wonderful, support ive people who helped to make the C aladium Kick-Off Dinner/Dance one of the most mem orable experiences the Lake P lacid Ballroom Dancers has put togeth er in their three years in existence Close to 100 packed the Elks Lodge this past Saturday not only to usher in the Caladium Festival, but to hon or the rst anniversary of the par tnership with the Elks and Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers. The hall was hand somely decorated with silv er panels and cala dium decor made possible by Don and Gail S ansoussi, the Ladies of the Elks, and a lot of able-bodied Elk volun teers. The Potter Girls, along with M arge Hol brook served a piping hot meal to all, with M ayor John Holbrook making sure the coffee was ready, along with bussing tables. Happi ness Farms made it possible for everyone to take home a Doggie Bag of Bulbs, and Bates Sons & Daughters sup plied four huge pots of caladiums for doorpr iz es and all the caladium leav es for the center pieces. B ig thanks go to the Worker-Bees: Olive and Dave Jackson, Bar bara High and Chet Merino, Sandy and Dave Allen, M ary Cooper, Kinga Bee, Benny Mal loy, Bill Ringo and Shir ley Hall, Chrissy and her M usic and Personality, and the Queen Bee from New York, our daughter Debbie Milstein. And thanks to all for your support. LL ARRY AND S S U SIE L L E ELake Placid Ballroom Dancers
A6 | NEWSSS U nN | Friday, July 25, 2014 www.newssun.com ics cremationservinghighlandscounty &alloforidaPlusCostofDeath Certicates*NoAdditionalCosts*Contact: LindaONeal LakePlacid: 863-441-2514 $89500|$79500(SpecialHospicePatientPrice) 3053047 3054108 3053050 teachers brought in for the program. Over the years, though, interest in the program waned and it morphed into some thing more akin to dual enr ollment taking college class es in order to receive a high school diploma, which could have been done the exact same way while still enrolled in a regular public high school. The reason for the dip in attendance was that the program was not exible the adults who needed the program werent available to take class es during the 8 / a.m. to 3 / p.m. schedule the AHS program worked within so rigidly. Be cause of this, the only ones utilizing the pr o gram were high school dr opouts and former ly home-schooled students looking to fur ther their education. Needs change, peo ple change and times change , said SFSC Chief Information Of cer Chris VanderKaay. Working adults couldnt be here from 8 to 3 every day. Interest was low, with only about 10 stu dents using the program on average in its nal y ears. Financial ly, SFSC could no longer justify paying for the high school teach ers to continue coming to campus and so the AHS program was ter minated as of Wednesday evening. R eplacing the AHS program is the Adult Basic Education (ABE) program, which op erates in a more nuanced and exible manner Students will rst take an exam called the Test for Adult Basic Educa tion (TABE), which will gauge their skills at reading, math and language to nd out where remediation is needed. Some students will only need remedia tion in one subject and some will not need any remediation if they score high enough on every subject these students can move di rectly onto the GED test, with no A dult Ba sic Education classes needed. S ome adults need more extensive help with basic literacy, which VanderKaay said was a need in the Avon Park community. We had people call ing and coming in, saying they had a har d time reading, he said. The age range for the ABE program is much wider than the AHS program was drawing, with stu dents anywhere between the ages of 16 and 70. A big plus for many adults was the heightened exibili ty under the ABE program as compared to its predecessor now, classes are offered at differing times (eve ning classes are available as well as vary ing three-hour block times dur ing the day) and different locations in Lake Placid, Bowl ing Green and Sebring, for students unable to commute to the SFSC Highlands campus. The last full report ing year yielded enrollment numbers showing strong interest in each pr ogram, with 510 students utilizing the ABE program, 90 working on their GEDs and 189 in the ESOL program, which helps students who do not speak English as a rst language obtain fur ther education. These students have had challeng es, VanderKaay said. They come to us for another chance at ed ucation. at 863-385-6155, Ext. ADULT FROM PAGE A A 1Enter Susan Macool, who has now taken the reins and with the help of Trish Davis. The pair since has worked to provide the citizen ry with a place to stage all manner of activi ties. They also have initiated a unique afterschool pr ogram. Over the past year, there have been sever al capacity and nearcapacity cr owds. Early on, the Highlands Tea Party brought in Den nis Michael Lynch, who spoke on the pr oblem of illegal immigration. He will be coming back for a repeat perfor mance on Aug. 20. We also have had a big chamber mixer here, there was a huge New Years Eve gath ering, several of our concer ts, weddings, graduation events and retirement parties have had capacity crowds, he said. We even had our 20th anniversary of the Champion for Chil dren Award here. M ore recently, the Ju nior Achievement program held a banquet at the facility What does the future hold? Among other things, Roberts hinted at the possibility of a vintage movie se ries to draw seniors. The exibility of the venue has been one of the more surpris ing features, with Roberts saying he has been shocked at how dif ferent groups have been able to change the appearance of the threatre simply be the use of the differing decorations and colors they have chosen. The plays that Sim ple Acts United have staged hav e been really special, he said. Roberts said one of the most rewarding features of the refur bished building has been the success of The Sweet Shop. Once opened just for special events, it now has been operating on a more regular basis with an expanded menu. We have some vol unteers and paid employees from AARP and H eartland Career Con nections so we have been able to go longer hours, said Roberts. It has far exceeded our expectations. Although the theater has been fully opera tional for a year, it has been a pr oject that has consumed well over 36 months, with the Chil drens Services Foundation rst acquiring then r efurbishing a fa cility that dates back to 1923. There still are a lot of creaks and moans in this 10,000-squarefoot building. Keeping everything operating smoothly all the time has been a challenge. It is a large physical plant, Roberts said. All in all, despite a few more gray hairs on my head, the rst year has gone better than I ex pected. CIR cC LE FROM PAGE A A 1two fatal attacks by coyotes in the Unit ed States in the last 60 y ears. They are even more afraid of us than bears are, Morse said. They rarely cause problems, as long as you secure your trash and pets. Ray Napper of Lake Haven Estates saw an old coyote about 20 feet away from him two weeks ago. On Tuesday, he heard a pack mak ing a kill in 440 acres of conser vation land be hind his house. Before the build ing going on, this was a wildlife corr idor, Nap per said. I havent seen any since (r ecently). Im hoping not to. Canis latrans, which means barking dog, resembles a small Ger man shepherd weighing between 15-30 pounds according to www.myfwc.com. East ern coyotes have more r ed fur than their west ern cousins. Typically shy and elusive, coy otes travel alone or in small packs and help control rodent popula tions. F loridas coyotes were thought to be ex tinct, said Highlands C ounty Property Ap praiser Raymond McIntyre, who hunts the animals for lo cal ranchers and dairy o wners when packs at tack livestock. He said the r ed wolf drove coy otes toward extinction, but after it died off in 1990, people started seeing coyotes again by 1996. In the last 10 years, with no natural preda tors, the population in this par t of Florida has grown exponentially, McIntyre said. He gets calls as often from sub urban residents now as r anchers. He harvests 4050 each year, and af ter four years hunting them, their numbers have not decreased. They reproduce as fast as we can harvest them, McIntyre said. Theyre becoming a nuisance. Theyre even in downtown St. Pete. Morse said FWC studies urban coy otes, because of their nuisance potential: Pi nellas County has had them for 30 y ears. The best way to control their populations is not over-hunt them. When their numbers drop too low, coyotes hormones surge and they mate more often with more pups per litter, Morse said. California tried to eradicate coyotes and ended up with more of them, he said. Florida doesnt tally its coyote population. They arent threatened and may be hunted as long as the method is legal and safe to the public. When hes in open country, McIntyre uses high-powered ries, but around residences, trapping is the only ef fective way, if it works. It takes a long time to trap them because they are so smart, Mc Intyre said. Its hard to get them to go into a trap. Morse said not only do coyotes avoid the traps, but traps arent species specic they also catch cats, dogs, raccoons and other animals. McIntyre said state studies have shown Floridas coyotes feed on insects, plants/ber ries and mammals r odents, deer, livestock and pets. Both McIntyre and Napper bring animals in after dusk. I wont go looking for (coyotes), because theyve got big teeth, Napper said. Morse said if there is an immediate public safety issue, the FWC would respond imme diately alongside local law enfor cement. Otherwise, both he and McIntyre advise residents with ques tions to call Wildlife Assistance Biologist Angeline Scotten at the FW C Lakeland ofce at 863-648-3200. COYOTES FROM PAGE A A 1HELEN C. KORBHelen C. Korb of Avon Park died July 22, 2014. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., she had been a resident of Avon Park since 1987 coming from Fort Lauderdale. She retired from Broward Communi ty College Library. She was Past Pres ident of Zonta Club in Fort Lauder dale. She is survived by her husband, Raymond of 71 years, children, Diane Wiseman of Fort Lauderdale and Ron ald E. Korb of Lake Placid, plus three grandchildren: Debbie Costello of Ft. Lauderdale, Ronald E. Korb Jr of Ra leigh, N.C., and Jessica Korb of Lake Placid and three great grandchildren. She was of the Methodist faith. No services will be conducted. Arrange ments were made by Stephenson-Nel son Funeral Home, Avon Park. OBITUARIES BY PHIL ATTINGER STAFF WRITER To live with coyotes in Florida, take some ba sic precautions to prevent creating the conditions that could lead to them be ing a nuisance.KEEP YOUR PETS SAFECoyotes can and do prey on domestic cats and small dogs. Dont allow pets them to roam freely, especially either at night or at dusk or dawn. Dur ing these times, be careful walking your pet in wood ed areas or in heavily-foli age areas where coyotes might hide. NN EVER FEED cC O YOTESDont place food out doors that will attract wild animals. Clean up pet food, fallen fruit, and bird seed around feeders. Secure garbage cans and compost in ani mal-proof containers.KEEP YOUR DISTAN cC EDont try to pet a coyote and teach children not to approach any unfamil iar animal. With coyotes, teach children to recog nize and not to run from them. If children are ap proached, have them move slowly into a house or climb up on a swing, tree or deck, and yell. Frighten away coyotes by making loud noises and acting aggressively, such as waving your arms in the air, throwing sticks or spraying them with a hose. Dont attempt to hurt the animals, however, be cause injured animals are more likely to attack. BB EWAREBe aware of unusu al coyote behavior, such as approaching people, stalking pets, chasing jog gers/bikers or attacking leashed pets. Close of f crawl spaces under porches and sheds. Coyotes and other ani mals use such areas for resting and raising young.Prevent animal nuisances GAINESVILLE (AP) Police say an intox icated man was run o ver by his own pickup truck after he got into a road rage incident dur ing a rainstorm. The incident hap pened Tuesday evening in G ainesville. The Gainesville Sun reports 48-year-old Jo seph Carl drove into a v ehicle stopped at a red light. He got out of his truck without put ting it in park and began banging on the windo w of a womans car. When the fright ened woman drove away there was noth ing holding his truck in place The truck rolled into Carl. A police report says he was taken to the hospital where he was treated for frac tures in his hand and foot. H es charged with DUI and DUI prop erty damage. It wasnt kno wn whether hes obtained a lawyer.Drunk man run over by own pickup truck
www.newssun.comFriday, July 25, 2014 | NEWSSS U nN | A7 I must have been 6or 7-years old when I started my collection of old shing lures. My family, particular ly my dad and my uncle were fanatical bass sher men, and even at that young age I can remember spending hours in the wintertime sharpening hooks, painting lures and x ing whatever needed xed for our rst sh ing trip in the spring. Listening to their sto ries about the big sh caught and those lost gave the lures almost a magical history. My collection was small, mostly old, beat en up and scarred topwater lur es that needed hooks, paint or skirts, but I didnt care. I kept them in an old shoe-box, which Id spent hours making small compartments to hold each prized pos session. T o me, they all looked good enough to catch sh and every year Id do my best to get them in shape for the com ing season. B y the age of 12, my grandfather gave me his old Kennedy tack le box, full of Jitterbugs, H ula Poppers, John son Spoons and walleye rigs. M any looked brand new, and they probably were, since he wasnt as crazy about shing as my dad and my uncle, but he knew I was pas sionate about shing and collecting plugs Moving everything from the old shoe box to the Kennedy tackle box was a big deal. With dozens of com partments, my small collection of lur es bare ly took up half the space But that would change over the next few years as I began re pairing shing rods in ex change for lures. My collection grew into the hundreds. Back then, my fa ther rented a stake on one of the lakes and we kept a small 14 jon boat chained up on the shoreline and when I turned 16, my father gave me a key to the lock. Given a choice be tween school and driving my old Buick to the lake it was an easy decision. By the time I was a senior in high school, I skipped classes for a month straight before my father found out and he threatened to take back my key. As much as I hat ed school, the thought of losing my key to the boat and not being able to go shing was more than an idle threat. I knew my dad meant business, so Id go to school and dream about shing. After high school and a couple of years in the Army, my steady sh ing partner became my dad. W e shed as often as we could, often tak ing his buddy Joe along with us Without an elec tric motor, wed take tur ns rowing the 16 Sea Nymph until some one caught a bass, then w ed switch places. Around the early 70s, everyone was talking about a hot, new lure called the Big O. In those days there was no internet, sh ing tackle web sites or ev en much in the way of shing tackle stores. With no Bass Pro Shops or Cabelas to buy tackle, I was left to shop at our local bait and tackle that seldom carried more than a handful of shing lures. The professional tournaments were just getting started back in those days and as a member of B.A.S.S. I would devour ev ery page of the monthly publication, often sending in to v arious companies to get their catalog and mail order new plugs. It seemed we were al ways talking about the SPORTsS FISHIN AROUNDDon NortonFred Young and the Big O Courtesy photoThe Big O shing lure that was such a prized possession for a young Don Norton.SEE LUR EE | A9 BY JAMES TA YY LOR NEWS-S SUn N CORRESPOn N DEn N T SEBRING Four weeks from today 28 days. All throughout the landscape lights that sit high in the air on poles congured to il luminate a rectangular eld will be tur ned on. Bands playing, cheerleaders rooting for their team and the anticipation of the rst sound of pads hitting each as the hair stands on the back of your neck. For the athlete, four more weeks of sweat ing, lifting, drills and ev erything else may seem an eternity. For the three head coaches in Highlands County, 28 days will go by in a ash as they prepare their teams for the rst game and a new season. In Sebring on Tues day night; the Sebring B lue Streaks host ed 7-on-7 scrimmages with the Avon Park R ed Devils, Lake Plac id Green Dragons and H ardee Wildcats at tending. F or each head coach, the reasons for partici pating may be slightly differ ent as Sebring has a new offensive coor dinator and new offensive system, Avon Park is wor king on a mod ied offense but still hav e not decided on a Football teams test skills with 7-on-7s James Taylor/News-SunAvon Parks Ahmaad Smith ghts for the ball against these Hardee defenders.SEE S EE V EE NS | A10 BY DAN HOEHNE DAn N IEL.HOEHn N E@nN EWSSUn N.COM SEBRING They had been in the driv ers seat, the Sebring D ixie Boys All-Stars, having swept their way through the state tournament in domi nant fashion. B ut in Wednes days championship r ound, the tables were turned on them as Spring Hill took 4-0 and 14-10 wins to capture the state ti tle and head off to the D ixie World Series in Shreveport, Louisi ana. B eing the only un beaten team left, any team hoping to take the crown would have had to beat Sebring twice, but head coach Cesar Martinez saw some bad signs. It really started last night, he said of Se brings 13-6 win over W est Volusia Tues day to reach the title game. You see the scor e and think we won big, but we didnt play clean baseball. And heading into Wednesdays rst game, Martinez knew his boys faced a daunting task against Spring Hills lanky, left-hander J.P. Gates, who had been domi nant throughout the tour nament on the mound. Hes been the stud of the tournament, he said. And he proved it against us. That he did in strik ing out 11 Streaks in v e innings of work before giving way to reliever John Olivera who struck out three more over the nal two innings. The Spring Hill of fense scratched for a r un in the third, add ed two more in the sixth and one in the seventh. But only that rst one was needed as Sebring mustered less than a handful of hits. Facing a new pitcher in the rub ber-match, however, boded well for the nor mally high-pow ered Blue Streak bats. And that tur ned out to be the case as they put three on the board in the top of the rst. Spring Hill an swered with a twospot in their half and evened it with a run in the second. A scoreless third kept things even to add to the ten sion, but that would be seemingly eased when the Streaks put up four in the top of the fourth to make it a 7-3 contest. A lone run for Spring Hill in the bot tom half closed the gap a bit, but S ebring got that run back in the top of the fth to hold an 8-4 lead. But thats when the grip on the steering wheel came loose as a combination of time ly hitting and sloppy defense paved the way to a sev en-run bottom of the fth to put Spring Hill into the lead at 11-8. The Streaks scored twice in the sixth to close the gap to one, but three more Spring Hill runs came across to widen it out to what would be the nal 14-10 margin. We had three-run innings, four-run in nings, but were so used to busting it Sebring Boys stunned in State finale SEE STAT EE | A10Dan Hoehne/News-SunAbove: Josh Rivera got this throw just a split-second to late to nab Spring Hills Zack Funkhouser stealing second Wednesday. Right: Though Dalton Whitman put a good swing on the pitch Wednesday, Sebring had little production against Spring Hill lefthander J.P. Gates.
A8 | NEWSSS U nN | Friday, July 25, 2014 www.newssun.com Lake Placid AllSport Passes Lake Placid Lake Placid High School announced imme diate availability of All-S port Passes and football season tick ets; enabling students, fans and suppor ters to purchase discount ed passes to all home spor ting events and reserved seating at home football games. Many students and fans have already ben eted from purchasing All-Sport Passes. The All-S port Passes will grant admission to all regular season home contests host ed by Lake Placid High School. The student AllS port Pass sells for $50 and the adult All-Sport Pass sells for $75. The passes will al low Green Dragon fans to attend r egular season home contests at a great discount over paying individu al admission for each game Football Season tickets are now avail able for all regular season home football games. The season tickets allow fans to secure reserved seating to all regular season home football games (JV and Varsity). The cost for football season tickets is $35; however, if an indi vidual decides to pur chase an All-Sports pass they can add re served seating at Var sity football games for an additional $20. The All-S port Pass es and Football season tickets can be pur chased in the front ofce at the high school. Summer Sunrise 5K Series SEBRING The in augural Summer Sunrise 5K Series has one mor e race this sum mer, taking place Saturday, Aug. 16 at Highlands Hammock State P ark starting at 7 / a.m. The unique series will award trophies to winners in 5-year age divisions whose cu mulative times in all four r aces are the fast est. I ndividual races may be entered for $12, but will not be eligible for series awards or shirt. Entry forms at: cbro firstname.lastname@example.org at 385-4736. C ome test your skills in this exciting new race series! Sebring Summer of Swim Sebring High School will be offering swim ming lessons with one session left on the docket, running from July 21-August 1. Registrations are be ing taken at the front ofce of S ebring High School during the day from 9 / a.m.-2 / p.m., where ofce secretar ies will be able to sign y ou up. For questions, call 471-5500, ext. 229, or 381-7092 and leave a message for Ms. Pat. Emails can also be sent to catonp@high lands.k12..us The S ebring High School pool is open Monday through Fri day from 6-7:30 / p.m. and S aturdays and Sundays from 1-3 / p.m. Cost is $2 per swim mer, and family passes ar e available at $50 for rst family member and $15 for each addi tional. D r. Tom McDonald 5k Race set LAKE PLACID Beneting Samari tans Touch Care Center once more, the Dr. T om McDonald Cala dium Festival 5K Race will take place S atur day, July 26, in Lake P lacid. The race will begin in front of Lake Plac ids First Presbyterian Church located at 118 N. O ak Avenue at 7:30 / a.m. with regis tration taking place early that mor ning until 7 / a.m. The entry fee is $20 through Friday, July 18, and will rise to $30 thereafter. For more informa tion and pre-registration, contact 863-4652742, or email info@ fpclp.com There will be dri-t tee shirts available to the rst 150 paid en tries. As has been the case in previous years, there will be a Spa ghetti Dinner Fund R aiser and concert the evening before the race, Friday, July 25, at First Presbyterians Friendship Hall. The dinner costs $8 and is served from 4-6:30 / p.m. The concert is free, although a love offer ing will be received for S amaritans Touch. The event honors the memory of Dr. Tom McDonald, a be loved dentist who pr acticed for many years in Lake Placid. Dr. McDonald was an avid runner and athlete who conceived the idea of a 5K race to coincide with Lake Placids now famous Caladium Festival. Sponsors of the 5K race, in addi tion to First Presby terian Church, include Smoak Groves, F irst Baptist Church, Heartland Nation al Bank, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Leisur e Lakes Bap tist Church, Reynolds F arms, St. James Cath olic Church, SunRidge H arvesting Company and The McDonald Girls. Golf for Welborn SEBRING A golf tournament benet ing a local man recently diagnosed with M ultiple Myeloma will be held on Satur day, Aug. 2, at the Golf H ammock Country Club. A shotgun start at 8 / a.m. will kick off the Best-Ball tournament supporting Mike Wel born, former West Sebring Volunteer reman and long-time D ixie Youth Baseball coach. Registration will be gin at 7 / a.m. the same day with the cost be ing $50 per player and $200 per foursome Included in the cost is 18 holes, a cart and lunch. Players can pay $5 for a mulligan, and various prizes will be awarded through out the day, including a r afe, closest to the pin and a hole in one grand prize. For more informa tion or to sign up, please contact J im Higgins at 863-4143981. Anyone interest ed in making a donation can make checks payable to M ike Wel born and mail them to 708 P orsche Ave., Se bring, FL 33872 or go to H ighlands Indepen dent Bank. F iremen Memorial gearing up SUN N LAKE The 15th Annual Sebring Firemens Memori al Golf Classic is set to tee off S aturday, Aug. 9 at the Sun N Lake Golf and Country Club. The day-long tour nament, which serves as one of the big gest fundraisers of the y ear, begins with reg istration at 7:30 / a.m. and a cannon star t at 8:30 / a.m. The format is a Four-person Scram ble, ighted by handicap, utilizing both the D eer and Turtle Run courses. The entry fee re mains at $75 per play er and includes range balls lunch and a mulligan. For nearly 90 years, the Firemen have sought to raise funds to help all area stu dent-athletes and athletic programs, with this golf tour nament as one of the most fun and memorable fund raiser of the year. D eadline for en try is Thursday, Aug. 7, with a P re-tourna ment mixer taking place F riday, Aug. 8, at the Sun N Lake res taurant, beginning at 6 / p.m. for early regis tration and loads of hors d oeuvres. There are $100 hole sponsorships avail able, as well as $500 sponsorships that in clude signage on both courses and a fr ee team entry. Checks should be made payable and re mitted to Sebring Firemen, Inc., P.O. Box 1981, S ebring, FL 33871. Team entry agree ments can be faxed to the S ebring Firemen, Inc. at (863) 385-7773. The tournament is sure to draw an evergrowing eld of play ers, so make sure to get those entr ies in to be part of a great day of helping the Fire men give back. P anther Volleyball seeks announcer AVON PARK South Florida State College is looking for an an nouncer for the 2014 home V olleyball sea son which consists of 11 matches Match times are 7 / p.m. and are mostly Tuesday and Thursday nights, with the occa sional Friday. The announcer must be have some announcing experi ence, minor knowledge of sound systems, and possess a high lev el of verbal en thusiasm. F or more informa tion please contact H eather Schubert in the Panther Athlet ic department at (863) 784 7035. SFSC F all Baseball Clinics South Florida State College will host two fall pitching and hit ting clinics on Satur days Aug. 30 and Sept. 6 fr om 9-11:30 / a.m. Camp has 30 pitch ing spots, and 30 hitting spots open for each day Ages 5-14 for hitting clinic, ages 8-14 for pitching clinic. Cost is $25 per day for each camper. Applications and payment can be done the morning of the clinic. Call SFSC coach Rick Hitt to reserve your spot in the clinic today (863) 784-7036. todayTODAY BOXING % Antoine Douglas vs. Michel Soro 10 p.m. SHOWGOLF % LPGA International Crown 1 1:30 a.m. GOLF % Senior Open Championship Noon ESPN2 % PGA RBC Canadian Open 4 p.m. GOLFMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL % St. Louis at Chicago Cubs 4 p.m. WGN % Boston at Tampa Bay 7 p.m. SUNTENNIS % BB&T Atlanta Open 4 p.m. ESPN2 % BB&T Atlanta Open 4 p.m. ESPN2S aturdayATURDAY AUTO RACING % Global RallyCross Series, Charlotte 2 p.m. NBC-8 % NSACAR John W ayne 400, Qual. 2 p.m. ESPN % NASCAR Indiana 250 4:30 p.m. ESPN % NHRA Sonoma Nationals 7 p.m. ESPNBOXING % Daniel Geale vs. Gennady Golovkin 9:30 p.m. HBOCANADIAN FOOTBALL % Toronto at Saskatchewan 10 p.m. ESPN2GOLF % Senior Open Championship Noon ESPN2 % PGA RBC Canadian Open 1 p.m. GOLF % PGA RBC Canadian Open 3 p.m. CBS % LPGA International Crown 3 p.m. GOLF % USGA Girls Junior 8 p.m. GOLFMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL % Boston at Tampa Bay 7 p.m. SUN % Chicago White Sox at Minnesota 7 p.m. WGNSOCCER % Manchester United FC vs. AS Roma 4 p.m. FOX % Arsenal at New York 5 p.m. ESPN2 % T ottenham Hotspur at Chicago 8 p.m. ESPN2TENNIS % BB&T Atlanta Open 3 p.m. ESPN2VOLLEYBALL % Beach Volleyball World Series 4:30 p.m. NBC SS PORTS O O N T V SS CORE BOARDMajor League BaseballAmerican LeagueEast W L Pct GB Baltimore 55 45 .550 Ne w York 52 48 .520 3 T oronto 53 49 .520 3 T ampa Bay 49 53 .480 7 Boston 47 54 .465 8 Central W L Pct GB Detroit 56 42 .571 Cle veland 51 50 .505 6 Kansas City 50 50 .500 7 Chicago 48 54 .471 10 Minnesota 46 54 .460 11 W est W L Pct GB Oakland 62 38 .620 Los Angeles 60 40 .600 2 Seattle 53 48 .525 9 Houston 42 59 .416 20 T exas 40 61 .396 22 W ednesdays Games Minnesota 3, Cleveland 1 Kansas City 2, Chicago White Sox 1 Detroit 11, Arizona 5 N.Y. Mets 3, Seattle 2 N.Y. Yankees 2, Texas 1, 5 innings Toronto 6, Boston 4 Tampa Bay 3, St. Louis 0 L.A. Angels 3, Baltimore 2 Oakland 9, Houston 7 Thursdays Games Boston at Toronto, late Texas at N.Y. Yankees, late Houston at Oakland, late Chicago White Sox at Minnesota, late Cleveland at Kansas City, late Detroit at L.A. Angels, late Baltimore at Seattle, late Fridays Games Toronto (Buehrle 10-6) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 6-6), 7:05 / p.m. Boston (Lester 10-7) at T ampa Bay (Price 107), 7:10 / p.m. Oakland (Hammel 0-2) at Texas (Tepesch 3-6), 8:05 / p.m. Chicago White Sox (Joh.Danks 8-6) at Minnesota (Correia 5-12), 8:10 / p.m. Cle veland (Tomlin 5-7) at Kansas City (Ventura 7-8), 8:10 / p.m. Miami (Hand 1-2) at Houston (K euchel 9-6), 8:10 / p.m. Detroit (Smyly 6-8) at L.A. Angels (Skaggs 5-5), 10:05 / p.m. Baltimore (Gausman 4-3) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 11-2), 10:10 / p.m.National LeagueEast W L Pct GB W ashington 55 44 .556 Atlanta 55 46 .545 1 Ne w York 48 53 .475 8 Miami 47 53 .470 8 Philadelphia 43 58 .426 13 Central W L Pct GB Milw aukee 57 45 .559 Pittsburgh 54 47 .535 2 St. Louis 54 47 .535 2 Cincinnati 51 50 .505 5 Chicago 41 58 .414 14 West W L Pct GB San F rancisco 57 44 .564 Los Angeles 56 47 .544 2 San Diego 44 56 .440 12 Arizona 44 58 .431 13 Colorado 41 60 .406 16 W ednesdays Games Milwaukee 5, Cincinnati 1 Colorado 6, Washington 4 Detroit 11, Arizona 5 N.Y. Mets 3, Seattle 2 Pittsburgh 6, L.A. Dodgers 1 San Francisco 3, Philadelphia 1 Atlanta 6, Miami 1 Tampa Bay 3, St. Louis 0 San Diego 8, Chicago Cubs 3 Thursdays Games San Francisco at Philadelphia, late Miami at Atlanta, late San Diego at Chicago Cubs, late N.Y. Mets at Milwaukee, late Fridays Games St. Louis (J.Kelly 2-1) at Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 7-9), 4:05 / p.m. Arizona (Miley 6-6) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 4-10), 7:05 / p.m. Washington (Roark 9-6) at Cincinnati (Simon 12-4), 7:10 / p.m. San Diego (Undecided) at Atlanta (A.Wood 7-7), 7:35 / p.m. Miami (Hand 1-2) at Houston (Keuchel 9-6), 8:10 / p.m. N.Y. Mets (Za.Wheeler 5-8) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 5-5), 8:10 / p.m. Pittsburgh (Mor ton 5-9) at Colorado (B.Anderson 0-3), 8:40 / p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Greinke 11-6) at San Francisco (Lincecum 9-6), 10:15 / p.m.Major League SoccerEASTERN W L T Pts GF GA Spor ting Kansas City 10 5 5 35 29 18 D .C. 10 5 4 34 29 20 T oronto FC 7 5 5 26 26 23 Ne w York 5 6 9 24 32 31 Ne w England 7 10 2 23 24 31 Philadelphia 5 8 8 23 33 35 Columbus 5 7 8 23 23 26 Chicago 3 5 11 20 27 33 Houston 5 11 4 19 22 40 Montreal 3 10 5 14 18 31 WESTERN W L T Pts GF GA Seattle 12 4 2 38 35 24 FC Dallas 8 7 5 29 32 29 Real Salt Lak e 7 4 8 29 28 25 Los Angeles 7 4 6 27 26 16 Colorado 7 6 6 27 28 24 V ancouver 6 4 9 27 29 27 P ortland 5 6 9 24 32 33 Chivas USA 6 8 5 23 21 30 San Jose 5 8 5 20 22 20 NOTE: Three points for victor y, one point for tie. Wednesdays Games San Jose 5, Chicago 1 Thursdays Games Montreal at Real Salt Lake, late Fridays Games Chivas USA at Colorado, 9:30 / p.m. Saturdays Games Sporting Kansas City at Toronto FC, 7 / p.m. Columbus at New England, 7:30 / p.m. Sundays Games FC Dallas at Vancouver, 5 / p.m. Portland at Montreal, 8 / p.m.Arena Football LeagueNATIONAL CONFERENCE West W L T Pct PF P A z-Arizona 15 2 0 .882 1101 841 Los Angeles 3 14 0 .176 663 957 San Antonio 2 15 0 .118 743 1017 P acic W L T Pct PF P A y-San Jose 12 5 0 .706 927 680 x-Spokane 10 7 0 .588 912 803 x-Portland 5 12 0 .294 768 920 AMERICAN CONFERENCE South W L T Pct PF P A y-Orlando 10 7 0 .588 949 907 T ampa Bay 8 9 0 .471 855 897 Jackson ville 6 11 0 .353 826 826 Ne w Orleans 3 14 0 .176 735 973 East W L T Pct PF P A z-Cleveland 16 1 0 .941 935 733 x-Pittsburgh 14 3 0 .824 951 744 Philadelphia 9 8 0 .529 987 885 Iow a 6 11 0 .353 805 974 x-clinched pla yoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference Mondays Games Spokane 55, Tampa Bay 52 Saturdays Games Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 5 / p.m. Los Angeles at Jacksonville, 7 / p.m. Arizona at Orlando, 7 / p.m. Cleveland at Tampa Bay, 7:30 / p.m. San Antonio at New Orleans, 8 / p.m. San Jose at Iowa, 8:05 / p.m. Spokane at Portland, 10 / p.m.WNBAEASTERN W L Pct GB Atlanta 15 7 .682 Indiana 11 13 .458 5 W ashington 11 13 .458 5 Ne w York 9 13 .409 6 Connecticut 10 15 .400 6 Chicago 9 14 .391 6 WESTERN W L Pct GB x-Phoenix 19 3 .864 Minnesota 18 6 .750 2 San Antonio 12 12 .500 8 Los Angeles 10 13 .435 9 Seattle 9 16 .360 11 T ulsa 8 16 .333 12 x-clinched pla yoff spot Tuesdays Games Chicago 60, Indiana 57 Minnesota 112, Atlanta 108, OT San Antonio 95, Tulsa 93 Phoenix 89, Seattle 71 Wednesdays Games Washington 89, Connecticut 75 New York 66, Los Angeles 64 Thursdays Games New York at Seattle, late Phoenix at Los Angeles, late Fridays Games Tulsa at Washington, 7 / p.m. Chicago at Atlanta, 7:30 / p.m. San Antonio at Minnesota, 8 / p.m. SNAPs S HOTs S SPORTS This Date In BaseballJuly 25 1918 Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators pitched a four-hitter in 15 innings to beat the St. Louis Browns 1-0. The only hit off him in the rst 11 innings was a triple by George Sisler. 1930 The Philadelphia Athletics came up with a triple steal in the rst inning and again in the fourth against the Cleveland Indians. 1939 Atley Donald of the New York Yankees set a rookie pitching record in the AL when he registered his 12th consecutive victory since May 9, with a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Browns. 1941 Lefty Grove of the Boston Red Sox won his 300th and last game, beating the Cleveland Indi ans 10-6. 1961 En route to his 61-homer season, Roger Maris of the New York Yankees hit four homers against the Chicago White Sox in a doubleheader to give him 40 for the year. The Yankees took both games, 5-1 and 12-0, and Maris moved 25 games ahead of Babe Ruths 1927 pace. 1962 Stan Musial of St. Louis became the all-time RBI leader in the NL. His two-run home run, in a 5-2 loss to Los Angeles, gave him 1,862 RBIs, passing Mel Ott. 1978 Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds singled to left off New Y orks Craig Swan in the third inning to set a NL record of hitting safely in 38 consecutive games. The Mets won the game 9-2. 1991 Seattle s Jay Buhner hit a 479-foot homer over the left-eld bullpen at Yankee Stadium. 1996 Bruce Rufn of the Colorado Rockies struck out four batters in one inning. It was the 25th time in major league histor y four batters struck out in one inning. 1998 Nei Perez of the Colorado Rockies hit for the cycle against the St. Louis Cardinals. 2000 Mike Lansing of Colorado hit for the cycle. The Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 19-2. 2011 Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs as the Texas Rangers pounded out the most runs and hits in the majors this season with a 20-6 rout of the Minnesota Twins. The Rangers had 18 r uns by the fth inning as they scored three runs in each of the rst three innings. Texas added ve in the fourth and four in the fth.
www.newssun.comFriday, July 25, 2014 | NEWSSS U nN | A9 Golf Hammock Last Monday, July 21, the Mezza Group played individual ProAm Points. A group was won by Tim McBue with a +8, Jim Gulick took second place with a +4, and Don Brewer came in third with +1 Johnnie McEachren took rst place in B group with his +3, fol lowed by a tie for second place between Jan N igh and Rick Culver house at -2. C gr oup saw a win by Len Westdale at +5, with Billy Parr taking second with a +1. Bob Troup won D group with a -1, Bob Topel took second with -2, and Dave Hankin son grabbed third with -4. E gr oup was won by Terry Yandle with +4, and there was a tie for second between Tony Frances and John Rob ertson at -3. J ack Carlton grabbed rst place in F group with -1, followed by a tie for second be tween Joe Hamilton and Doug H aire at -2. Sam Spades +4 eas ily took rst place in G gr oup, followed by Bill Woudenberg at +3. Frank Branca had +1 for a rst place nish in H group and Lar ry Spry took second place with -3. N ext Monday the Mezza group will con tinue to play at Golf H ammock beginning at 7:45 / a.m. Please arrive ear ly due to a big eld of play ers. For more informa tion, call Pete at 3821280 or 414-2110. Lake June West The Mens League took to the course on Wdnesday, July 23. The team of Dick Denhart, Mike Rogers, Bill Fowler, Fred Neer, Dick Thole and Dick Reaney got the win by carding a 40. Rich Livingston, Norm Grubbs, Jay Janz and Don Bolton came in second just one shot behind at 40. For closest to the pin, Reaney hit to 6-feet, 3-inches from No. 2, Rogers to 2-feet, 11-inches from No. 4 and Janz to 2-feet, 11-inches from No. 8. A Mixed Scramble was played on Thurs day, July 17, with the foursome of Do yan Eades, Margaret Schul tz, Mike Rogers and Don B oulton coming away with a 55 for the win. Dick Denhart, Char lotte Mathew, along with J ohn and Glo ria Huggett carded a 58 for second and B arb Sydenstricker, Artie and LeAnn Maul and Joanne McGill were at 59 for third. In closest to the pin, Artie Maul hit to 25feet, 9-inches from No. 4, Margaret Schultz to 16-feet, 4-inches from No. 8 and John Hug gett to 11-feet, 4-inches fr om No. 2. SNAPs S HOTs S GOLF Saturday, July 26 Bike Ride on Fort Frazer trail followed by lunch at Palace Pizza. Location: Highland City Trailhead; 4st St SE; Highland City. Description: Driv ing south of Polk P arkway on US 98 look for signs for trailhead. Left turn to get to trailhead is at intersection of Club house Road (CR540). N ote, on right is the Highland City Town Center. We will be biking on the Fort Frazer trail, then all are invited to lunch at Palace Pizza in the shopping center. Bike ride approxi mately 14 miles B ring bicycle, wa ter, snacks, sun and insect pr otection. Helmets advised for all but required for anyone under 16. If you are joining us for lunch, please bring money. Contact Eileen Va lachovic at 863-9562145 or email: ei email@example.com for meet up time and other information. Sunday, June 27 Hike at Circle B Bar Location: Circle B Bar Reserve; 4399 Winter Lake Road (SR 540); Lakeland, FL This is a moderate ly paced walk with lots of oppor tunity to observe wildlife. We will see the new ex hibit on the Florida citr us industry along the Lost Bridge Trail. It will be a two-part walk. The rst half will be approximate ly 2.5 miles. Those wishing to leav e at this point may. The second half of the hike will be ap proximately 2 miles. M eet at the Nature Center parking area. Please be prompt. Pets are not allowed. Bring hiking shoes, brimmed hat, water, sun and insect pro tection Binoculars and/or camer as may be useful. Contact Jan Wells at 863-608-2046 (no texts) or bkpkn firstname.lastname@example.org for meet up time and other information.Florida Trail Association, Heartland July Activities Big O when one day my uncle decided to drive to Tennessee and get a couple of these amaz ing lures. The rst few w ere sold for $15, but my un cle conrmed the price was no w up to $25 and likely to go up again. Today, $25 doesnt seem like that much money (although many would argue that theyd never spend that much on a single lure), but in the early 70s, it was close to a days pay. I was making $3.36 an hour back then, and for most blue-collar jobs, factory jobs, that was considered to be pretty good money. A few days went by and my uncle returned with a Big O for himself, my dad and me. It was like Christ mas and that crankbait quickly became my pride and joy. I couldnt wait to sh with it. When I nally did, I wasnt disappointed. It was incredible. I think even the sh were impressed with its beauty. I shed with it so much that after a few months, most of the paint had chipped off, but the bass didnt seem to mind. I painted it a couple of times but the col or didnt seem to matter. It was that incredible wiggle that got the sh s attention. Then the inevitable happened. I hooked a large bass and as I was bring ing the sh in, my line br oke. It was my own fault. My father had told me dozens of times that I needed to re-tie after catching a few sh, but I just hated to stop sh ing. I t was the rst time in my life I quit shing early. Fred Young eventual ly sold the rights to his lur e to a large manufac turing company, Cotton Cordell. They began pr oduc ing thousands of the bait in a plastic mod el and although they caught sh, they w ere never as good as the original, hand-carved beauties. Years went by and like many bass shermen; I fell in love with the plastic worm and other new and exciting baits that seemed to be com ing from everywhere. F ishing tournaments all over the country, I eventually forgot about the Big O. Then, a few years ago, I dug out my old Ken nedy tackle box and remembered the special slot I kept just for my Big O. Thinking back to those days I decided to go on the internet and see if I could nd one of the original lures. As I expected, there were plenty of Cotton Cordell Big Os adver tised, but I only found one original, handcarved lure made by Fred Young and it was on Ebay. There were only a few days left on the auction, but the lure was already bid up to over $800. It was obvious to me that they had become extremely rare and the likelihood of me ever owning another one was pretty slim. But I did take the op portunity to read up on F red Young and how he started whittling these phenomenal crank-baits. Fred had worked for the Atomic Ener gy Commission in Oak Ridge Tennessee and suffered spinal injuries that left him in a body cast. With time on his hands and a keen in terest in shing, he decided to create his own lur es. He had always been intrigued, watching small sh scatter when hed throw gravel into the waters edge al ways swimming with a tight wiggle, and g ured he could make a lur e do the same thing. He experimented with different types of wood; cedar, white pine, yellow poplar and even redwood, but found that only balsa gave his lure the action he was looking for. The lip, which al lowed the bait to dive and wiggle was also a challenge. He tried em ery boards, plastic plug bo xes, paint can lids and aluminum, before settling on pieces of old circuit boards. Unable to sh the lure himself, he de pended on his brother Odis to eld test the l ure. Odis was a good sh erman and often came back with suggestions on how to improve the lure. Fishermen would of ten ask Odis what he was catching his sh on and when he showed them his homemade lure, many made fun of the fat, over-sized body. But no-one could deny that Odis was catching a lot of sh considerably more than every-one else. Another sherman, Bill Nichols started us ing the plug and people began to notice that he was winning a fair number of local tour naments. B ut it wasnt until Nichols introduced the lure to shing legend Billy Westmoreland that it began to gain nation al attention. W estmoreland en tered one of the ear ly B.A.S.S. tournaments on Lake Sidney Lanier in early 1972 where the rst place prize was a check for $10,000. He didnt win the event but he was a close second, insuring the value of the home made plug would continue to soar. B ass shing profes sionals were actually renting the lure out by the hour, often re quiring a hefty deposit in the ev ent it was lost or broken. Soon the lure was fetching $50 dollars, and then $100, and of ten the wait could take up to 6 months Fred eventually sold the homemade plug and all rights to it to the Cotton Cordell Com pany, but not before renaming it after his 6 6 brother Odis who, with out his help, the lure would hav e never be come famous. T oday I have hun dreds, maybe even thousands of old lur es. Many with the bat tle scars and memories fr om bass, muskies and walleyes. But the most elusive bait of all is still miss ing. The B ig O.Don Norton is a professional LURE FROM PAGE A A 7
A10 | NEWSSS U nN | Friday, July 25, 2014 www.newssun.com quarterback and Lake Placid, in which every thing is basically new and slightly behind the curve. We have had a good turnout, some new energy, said rstyear Lake Placid head coach Jason Robin son. Right now we ar e just trying to get in shape for the season. We missed spring and half of summer, but it is what it is and we will make the best of it. Robinson noted that they have some catch ing up, showing that they w ere still calling plays by using chart that showed play di agrams because the play ers do not know them all yet. We are really we are out here to practice, continued Robinson. I want to see the kids compete, see them against some compe tition going on, somebody besides our selves at practice and see what w e are made of under a little bit of re. Robinson believes that with their sched ule, they have a good chance to be in foot ball games in the four th quarter and with that they will have a chance to win. Looking at last year, we have to play a much better de fense and take care of the ball on of fense, remarked Robinson. Those are the two things that stood out from last year in watching the lm. Those will points of emphasis for us come August, put our best players on defense and go from there. For the moment, se nior Foster Walker has been slated as the starting quarterback for Lake Placid. Walker played run ning back last and may also play some fr ee safety on defense this year. Travis Wiggins will be the starting running back for the Green Dragons this year. We will lean on him to tote the rock, said Robinson. Well be a ground and pound team, I dont think we will be throwing the ball too much ear ly. Hopefully by the time w e get to district games, we will have everything in and run ning more smoothly. As for Lake P lacids offensive and defen sive lines, Robinson indicated that they have pr etty good size on both sides of the eld. Size wont be a problem, asserted Robinson. Its get ting stronger and more physical. I think they spent more time in the weight room the last three weeks than they did the last three months combined. Avon Park knows what they want to do, right now they have not decided on who will at the helm in the quarterback position. These 7-on-7s helps us get into our scheme in what we want to do, said Avon Park head coach Wade Jackdon. It gets us out here competing against other teams. We have been lifting weights all summer long and the walls are starting to close in and we are getting tired of it. So its good to come out here to compete against other teams and see where we are at. Though Jackson stat ed that he was pleased with the effor t, they obviously still have some things to work on like making sure they follow their as signments. I like to see us be a little more aggressive, added Jackson. But overall I am pleased where we are at. Jackson said he was not surprised how fast the competitive juic es started to ow within not only his players, but all the play ers in volved. Our kids like to compete and I know the other kids like to compete, commented Jackson. Some of the kids run their mouth a little bit, but I like that. If you cant come out here to compete, then why come out. Though there are no linemen during 7-on7s, Jackson does not feel that is much of a factor as these scrim mages are designed mor e for timing and assignments. You only have four and a half seconds to throw the ball, said Jackson. Everything we can do out here will be something positive that we can build on during the season. As for the linemen, Jackson declared that they have a pretty good offensive line. They have been in the weight room get ting stronger and wor king on foot work, he said. For Sebring head coach LaVaar Scott, who is now the senior high school football coach in Highlands County, a new offen sive coordinator and offensiv e system will bring change to en hance to speed and abilities of the play ers. These 7-on-7s help us continue to work on our passing game, specied Scott. Get out here and be able to throw the ball and compete. That is the biggest thing, you get to go against oth er guys and getting in plays . For Scott, having a faster team is not a major adjustment in scheme. He maintains that it is getting players in the right spots and nding a way to use them. Though he is satis ed about how competitive his team is, Scott is mor e pleased when they do things right. We put in different stuff every day and we bring it out here to see if we can execute it, Scott said. We started off bad today, but they have progressively got ten better in their execution. That is what we look for We have a new co ordinator, new offense, so ev ery day we are in stalling something new that w e are throwing at them and we want to see it. Avon Park will host the next round of 7-on7s next week, though Sebring will not be a part of it. Sebring will travel to Lakeland Christian High School tomorrow to compete in a 20team, 7-on-7 tourna ment. O n Friday, Aug. 22, Lake Placid travels to Okeechobee to play the Brahams. Sebring travels to Mulberry to face the Panthers and Avon Park will host the Tenoroc Titans. Friday Night Lights 2014 version premieres in four weeks or 28 days. SEVENS FROM PAGE A A 7 open with even bigger innings, Martinez said. But we just couldn t get it going. And they scored 10 runs in the last two in nings, and thats just not S ebring baseball, he continued. But this is a great group of kids who battled and Spring Hill is a quality team to represent Flor ida in Shreveport. STATE FROM PAGE A A 7 Dan Hoehne/News-SunClint Patrick ranges over into left-center to haul in this y ball Wednesday. James Taylor/News-SunAbove: Sebring quarterback Jair Watson looks to propel the Blue Streaks as he learns a new oense during a 7-on 7-scrimmage Tuesday night. Right: Sebrings Marvin Jones makes the catch despite tight coverage by the Lake Placid defender. FRED GOODALL ASSOCIa A TED PRESS TAMPA Lovie Smith talks about making the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rele vant again. And, the thir d coach the struggling fran chise has hired to tr y to end a playoff drought thats grown to six seasons doesnt think it will take near ly as long as last years 4-12 nish might sug gest. S mith not only has a proven track record as an NFL head coach, but inherited a talent ed nucleus the club began accumulating under Raheem Morris and later Greg Schia no, who was red after going 11-21 during a tumultuous twoy ear stint. Players have em braced the change, w elcoming Smiths calm, low-key style af ter feeling stied by Schiano the ex-Rut gers coach whose hands-on, in-y ourface approach seemed more suited for col leges than the pros. Im not going into meetings saying: Hey guys, we were 4-12 last year, weve got to get to 5-11, weve made improvement, said Smith, who went 81-63, won three divi sion titles, advanced to two NFC cham pionship games and made one S uper Bowl appearance in nine seasons with the Chi cago Bears from 20042012. No, you talk about winning the division, making Raymond James Stadium a place that people dont want to come and play at, he added. Its all about winning. Smith and new gen eral manager Jason Licht discar ded Pro Bowl cornerback Dar relle Revis and his $16 million annual salar y, providing addition al salary cap space to o verhaul the roster in free agency. Quarterback Josh McCown, pass rush er Michael Johnson, cor nerback Alter raun Verner, defensive tackle Clinton M c Donald, and offensive linemen Anthony C ol lins and Evan Dietrich-Smith were key additions. The team s top three draft picks receiv er Mike Evans, tight end A ustin SeferianJenkins and running back Charles Sims also gure to get op portunities to contribute to an offense that r anked 30th in scoring and dead last in pass ing and total yardage in 2013. Chicago ex celled on defense under Smith, who hopes to lead the Bucs back to promi nence with a version of the C over 2 scheme Tampa Bay popu larized under Tony D ungy in the late 1990s before winning the franchises only Super Bowl cham pionship under Jon G ruden 12 years ago. The Bucs havent won a playoff game since. Smith is count ing on the 35-yearold M cCown, a career backup coming off his best pro season while lling in for an injured Jay Cutler, to make a difference on offense. Hes a vet. He knows how to lead, Smith said. We feel like we have the right guys competing for certain positions, Smith said. Theyre denitely ready to change the culture and become a rele vant team again.Smith confident Bucs can make quick turnaround
Photo courtesy of Getty ImagesCut back on entertainmentDo you have a cable package with all the bells and whistles? Is your entire family on a rst-name basis at the local movie theater? Consider reducing your enter tainment expenses and opt instead for less expensive, family-friendly activities, such as camping trips, hiking adventures or visiting a free art gallery. These activities are typically more enriching on a physical, intellectual and emotional level and increase family bonding which is always a great thing.Reap the rewardsFrom grocery store chains that offer gasoline discounts to clothing retailers who offer special member incentives, rewards programs provide truly great perks for families trying to save some dough. Even popular search engines are joining in on the fun of rewarding members for their loyalty. For example, when people sign in to their Microsoft Account to search for any thing on Bing.com, they can earn Bing Rewards credits. These credits can be redeemed for everything from air line miles, gas points, summer blockbuster entertainment and gift cards to major retailers and restaurants. On average, people can earn credits worth the equiva lent of more than one coffee per month with Bing Rewards.Buy usedFrom clothing to cars, you can typically nd a gently used version of something you need at a much better price. Look for specialty stores who sell used video games for the little ones. Or, if youre in the market for furniture or unique gifts, the local antique dealer or ea market is a great place to check out. Tech-Savvy SavingThe Internet is a great resource for many things especially when it comes to searching for good deals. Check out these ideas to put your time online to good use: USED GOOD S musical instru ments and appliances.S AVE BY S EARCHIN G your favorite retailers.A MAZIN G A PPSThere are numerous apps that work hard to save you cash. Look for those that Get rid of unused itemsEncourage every family member to clean out their drawers, closets and spaces to get rid of things they no longer use. Start a yard sale or take the items to a consignment shop to earn ex tra cash. You can also donate the items to a local charity for a tax deduc tion. If you nd that sentimental attach ment keeps you holding on to too many items, ask yourself if the item has been used within the last six months. If it hasnt, that usually means its time to let it go.Travel smartAdjusting to a budget doesnt mean you have to cut out the many joys of traveling. For a fun weekend getaway, look for camping sites at the local state park. If roughing it isnt your thing, there are many websites that showcase rooms or homes you can rent for vaca tion. These options are usually run by the homeowner and offer an affordable and unique alternative to a mundane and often overpriced hotel room.Purchase hand-me-downsFor growing families, clothing purchases can add up fast, especially with multiple kids. While shop ping, choose clothing in colors suit able for boys and girls, such as green, yellow and orange. You can then pass down this wardrobe to the next child in line, limiting the amount of money you spend on clothing they will quickly outgrow.Give homemade giftsFamily life comes with its many giftgiving opportunities from birthdays to holidays to special life milestones. Because these occasions happen often, all of the purchases can add up. Put your creative juices to work and visit your local craft or hobby store for homemade gifts your family and friends will treasure. Whether its a bauble-adorned picture frame, a dozen fresh-baked cookies or a dip mix in a jar, gifts made by hand show that you put time and thought into creating them. For a nishing touch, include a special hand-written note along with the gift. You can also give the gift of your ser vice or time through acts such as babysitting, housesitting or taking care of a pet while a loved one is out of town.Be smart with utilitiesEncouraging your family members to adopt small, money-saving practices can save you big on monthly expenses. Simply turning off lights when they arent in use, reducing shower times and using a clothesline are just a few ways to reduce overall household consumption. These activities also offer an important lesson to children about conservation and sustainable practices. For more tips, visit www.Bing.com.FAMILY FEATURES The average family is always looking for ways to save a little bit of cash. While some efforts to save money may seem small and insignicant, its bene cial to look at the big picture. By saving here and there where you can, the amount can really start to add up. From eating out less often to selling unwanted items in a garage sale, there are many ways to keep more of your hard earned money in your pocket. Here are several ideas for families who wish to be wiser with their dollars: L IVING B Friday, July 25, 2014
B2 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, July 25, 2014 www.newssun.com DEAR ABBY: When my friend Fran and I get together with our kids, they often play games on her cellphone until the battery dies. If she tries to take the phone from her 6-year-old to make a call or recharge the phone, he starts yelling at her, pushes her, pulls her skirt and hits her. Her reaction is to hug him and start praying for the devil to get out of his body in Jesus name as he continues to hit her. While I respect Frans religion, Im appalled at his violent behavior, concerned that he will grow up thinking its OK to hit people, and I think this should be handled differently. What do you think? Should I say something? APPALLED BY THE VIOLENCE DEAR APPALLED: Surely by now Fran knows what will happen when she lets her son play with her cellphone. The boy may act this way because his mother never taught him how to deal with frustration in a healthy way. Whether his outbursts are the result of poor parenting or an emotional disability, be less concerned about hurting Frans feelings than about whether her son could seriously hurt her in another year or two. Tell her this and urge her to discuss the boys behavior with his pediatrician before his problems get worse and he becomes unmanageable. DEAR ABBY: I recently got married. The week before our wedding, my husband was so hateful and hard to get along with that I wasnt sure what was going on with him. When I asked if he still wanted to get mar ried, he would say yes. On the day of our wedding he brought up his ex-wifes name twice each time making snide remarks. Nonetheless, he married me. He has slept downstairs every night since our wedding, not in our bed. Our marriage has yet to be consummated. So tell me, Abby, whats his problem? MISERABLE BRIDE IN OHIO DEAR BRIDE: The only person who can answer that question is your husband. Clearly, he is not happy either. Tell him that you are worried about him and ask him to level with you. Offer him the option of marriage counseling, but if he refuses, then, frankly, you both may be better off if this marriage is annulled.Tyke becomes a terror when mom takes her cellphone DEAR ABBY Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. PUZZLE CORNER Movie ReviewCRITICS RATING So lets start with the enticing premise of Luc Bessons Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. Imagine what it would be like if we could access all of it? Well, wow. It would be sort of like ... nothing new. Because, it turns out, in real life, humans pretty much DO use their whole brains. DARN! Now, we could choose to be annoyed that Besson starts with a total myth. Or we could give him a pass because, hey, the movie is ction anyway. The more relevant question, though, is how much of your own brain you should use when watching Lucy a truly bizarre if often entertaining romp through, hmm, well, neuroscience, biochemistry, anthropology and basically the entire human experience, in 90 minutes. (Oh, plus a really cool car chase.) And heres another question: Just how much of his brain did Besson access when writing the dialogue? (That may sound nasty, but Mr. Besson, youre the one who got us thinking about cerebral capacity.) The director knows his way around a camera, and you can argue about the merits of the storyline. But the dialogue often sounds like it was produced by a primitive computer: Hammy and clunky. As for the name Lucy, it refers to the famous fossilized skeleton of a female estimated to have lived some 3 million years ago. Thank goodness that primitive woman has now evolved into a bleached blonde, airheaded student of some sort, living in Taiwan. Thats where we meet Johanssons Lucy, who at least seems more mature than her jerk of a boyfriend, who forces her to deliver a mysterious briefcase to a shady gang boss. Turns out, its a drug delivery a shiny blue crystal called cph4. Lucy and a few other unfortunates are the chosen mules, doomed to y to Europe with packages implanted in their stomachs. Only, theres a hitch. Roughed up by thugs, Lucy suffers blows to the abdomen, and the drug starts leaking into her system. Suddenly, shes writhing uncontrollably on the ceiling, no less. And then things get really weird. The drugs effect is to enhance Lucys brain capacity. As it starts to climb 20 percent, 30 percent, and so on Lucy can suddenly speak Chinese. She can shoot six guys at a time. She can hear and see and feel everything. She remembers being an infant. She calls her mother back home: I remember the taste of your milk in my mouth, she says, tearfully. Because shes becoming so smart Lucy uses two laptops at a time, furiously unlocking the secrets of science she knows that her condition gives her only 24 hours to live. Heres where you shouldnt get bogged down attempting logical analysis. As in, if Lucy can control movement and space and time, why cant she expand the 24 hours? And really, why does she need to y commer cial to Paris? Oh yes, Paris. Lucy heads there to meet Professor Norman, an expert on cerebral capacity (Morgan Freeman, in that gravelly voiced, level-headed role youve seen him play so many times). Simultaneously, shes trying to recover all the drug packets, with the help of a police detective (Amr Waked) who really doesnt know what hit him, but they do have an awesome car chase together. Professor Norman advises Lucy that, as she approaches 100 per cent capacity and death she should do something useful with all the precious knowledge shes acquiring. And we really didnt want to say this again, but: This is where it gets REALLY weird. We wont give away the frantic ending, and were not sure we could, even if we tried. At a certain point, the best strategy may be to just sit back, listen to the pounding music, admire those bright colors, and just shut that brain down entirely. Lucy, a Universal Studios release, is rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America for strong violence, disturbing images, and sexuality. Running time: 90 minutes. Lucy wont stretch your brain capacity By JOCELYN NOVECKASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO PROVIDEDScarlett Johansson stars in Lucy. Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN
Friday, July 25, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B3 www.newssun.com I didnt like tea growing up but now it is a passion. I often want a caffeinated drink that isnt coffee. I used to drink a lot of yerba mate tea, because it lights me and increases my mental focus and energy. Ive discovered Guayusa now. Guayusa is pronounced gwhyyou-suh and its been enjoyed for centuries in other parts of the world. Local growers who live in the Amazon rainforest grow this on small farms and I feel good about supporting them. Guayusa isnt technically a tea, its an herb that comes from the holly tree (Ilex guayusa), which has nothing to do with the tea plant Camellia sinensis that gives us black and green tea. Drink Guayusa early in the day because it gives you a lift similar to coffee but less jolt and jitters. It is not black tea, and its not green tea. This is an herbal tea so that should be okay for people with stones, however make sure you its right for you especially if you have hypertension, heart disease or kidney stones. Im an avid tea maker, and I have noticed that guayusa is a more forgiving of the cook time. By that I mean if I let the yerba mate boil too long, it gets very bitter. With guayusa, its still good if you overcook it. Its less grassy than yerba mate and sweeter, so I dont need to add too much honey which is nice for my insulin and glucose levels! It tastes more like green tea than anything else if I have to compare it to something. Guayusa is very healthy because it contains natural antioxidants and polyphenols. These ingredients are known to improve metabolism and blood sugar, and protect your cells from oxidation (cellular rusting). If youre on a budget, youll love guayusa because you can re-steep the herb numer ous times. So one tablespoon can be re-steeped six times. After that the flavor (and healing goodies) are all gone. The amount of focus and energy you get will also start to wane the more frequently you steep the same herb. My hope is that some of you addicted to caffeine and coffee might be able to break your addiction little by little by adding guayusa (or yerba mate). The potential for allergies with this herb exists, just like it does with any herb or drug. You can drink guayusa hot or cold. You can also add other herbals while brewing it, like a leaf of peppermint, or some ginger or cinnamon. If youre too busy to brew your own, just buy commercially prepared drinks. Look in the refrigerator section because some health food stores sell this bottled and chilled. You can buy prepared tea bags, instead of bulk herb. Ive tried Runa brand and appreciate all the flavors, and the fact that its non-GMO. I travel and find myself in different time zones, or on red-eye flights so theres always a teabag in my purse.Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. suzycohen.com. This information is not intended to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure your condition.Energy and focus in a tea bag Suzy CohenDEAR PHARMACIST METRO PHOTOGuayusa is an herbal tea so that should be okay for people with stones, however make sure you its right for you especially if you have hypertension, heart disease or kidney stones.In most things men and women are equal, but not in medicine. Aspirin helps prevent the risk of heart attack in men, but not women. It decreases stroke risk for women, but not for men. Osteoporosis (bone that is easier to break) affects women at an earlier age than men who do not catch up until they are in their 80s. Pacer debrillators, such as the device Dick Cheney had implanted, have life-saving benets in men, but none in women. Heart disease, not breast cancer, is the number one cause of death from disease in women. In fact, more women than men die of heart disease. Men have the classic symptoms of a heart attack crushing chest pain, often radiating down the left arm. Women more commonly present to the Emergency Department with nausea and lower abdominal pain and often are misdiagnosed. Seventy percent more women than men have depression (probably from putting up with men) and yet studies trying to understand related brain function have a male to female ratio of 5.5 males for every female. Nonsmoking women have three times the risk of developing lung cancer when compared to nonsmoking men. Women have a 1.5 to 1.7 times greater chance of an adverse drug reaction than men. Most drug studies are done on white males. Expanding the studies to include women costs more money that drug companies are not willing to spend. Even when studies have both males and females, the data is often not analyzed for gender differences. Some of the difference in drug response is that the average woman is smaller than the average man. Women, even thin ones, have a higher fat content. It is what gives women those nice curves. Drugs that are fat soluble may not be cleared as rapidly in women. Some enzymes work differently, causing differences in metabolism, and kidney ltering rates are different. After 20 years on the market, the sleep aid Ambien recently had the recommended dose for women cut in half because 15 percent of women had lingering side effects, including drowsiness sufcient to cause auto wrecks. Women have better response to psychiatric drugs and some colon cancer treatments. My own specialty of orthopedics has one of the most striking differences between men and women. Men have more traumatic injuries, but women have more disability from musculoskeletal causes. Scoliosis (cur vature of the spine), and injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee are more common in adolescent girls. Because women have looser ligaments, the joint at the base of the thumb wears out becoming painful and requiring reconstruction much more frequently in women. They also have more stress fractures (fractures that occur because of repetitive use rather than a single injury), osteoporotic fractures and osteoarthritis. In 1993, the National Institutes of Health mandated that all research on humans funded by them include men and women and that the data be analyzed for differ ences between the sexes. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons has asked that all presentations at the annual meeting address gender differences where appropriate and the FDA is asking for studies of gender differences in all new medications. Hopefully the new push for DNA person alized medicines and awareness of the problem will result in more effective treatment for women.Men and women not equal in medicine Dr. Diana CarrGUEST COLUMN Dr. Diana D. Carr treats patients at The Hand & Shoulder Specialists. She is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Visit http:// hand-shoulder-specialist.com or call (863) 382-7777. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure your condition. The best way to care for skin is to be smart about sun exposure. Too much unprotected exposure to the sun can cause a host of problems, from premature wrinkling to skin cancer. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, millions of cases of skin cancer are reported each year, and many more may go undetected. The best way to protect skin from the sun is to stay out of the sun. When that is not feasible, using a broad-spectrum sunscreen can guard against damage from ultraviolet radiation. Although sunscreen is an enormous help, it is not foolproof. Sunburns and skin damage can occur even when using sunscreen, and user error accounts for much of that damage. To get the best results from any sunscreen product, consumers can educate themselves about proper application and avoid certain information inaccuracies. Myth: The best sunscreen is the one with the highest SPF. Actually, the best sunscreen is the one you will use regularly. Make sure you like the scent and the feel of the sunscreen. Decide if you prefer a sunscreen that is grouped together with a moisturizer or a makeup foundation. Try sunscreens that are lotions or sticks to gure out which application works best for you. Once youve found a product you like, stick with it. But make sure the sunscreen has an adequate sun protection factor, or SPF. Myth: I only need sunscreen on sunny days. The sun can prove harmful even on cloudy days. You may not be safe indoors, either, particularly if you spend a good deal of time next to an open window. Window glass will only block certain types of UV light, making sunburn possible even if you are indoors or riding in a car. Its a good habit to apply sunscreen daily regardless of if you will be out in the sun. Myth: Spray sunscreens are as effective as the rest. Spray products may not deliver enough sunscreen to the skin because droplets are dispersed unevenly. Furthermore, the propellents used in spray sunscreens could be harmful if inhaled. Opt for sunscreens that are applied by hand and can be adequately coated over all areas of the skin. Myth: Sunscreen does not need to be reapplied, especially if its water-resistant. There is no such thing as a waterproof sunscreen. The Food and Drug Administration recently prohibited the use of the term waterproof because consumers falsely believed their sunscreen products would not wash off. Water-resistant sun screens will be effective for a certain number of minutes before they need to be reapplied, usually between 40 to 90 minutes. If you have been sweating profusely or have been in the pool or ocean for awhile, play it safe and reapply often. Myth: A little drop of sunscreen is all thats needed. Many people are applying far too little sunscreen to protect themselves from the sun. The average person needs about an ounce of lotion to cover his or her entire body. Think about the size of a shot glass and use that amount. Myth: Spending more money on SPF 50 will get me superior protection. The rate of protection from SPF 30 to SPF 50 is marginal. SPF 30 (when applied correctly) can protect against 97 percent of UVB rays. Thats adequate for many people. Its most important to choose a sunscreen that protects against UVA and UVB rays.Keep skin healthy by knowing sunscreen factsHEALTHY LIVING CROSSWORD SOLUTION 3054170
B4 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, July 25, 2014 www.newssun.com RELIGION 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 NewsSun at 385-6155, ext. 596.ANGLIC ANNew L ife A nglican Fellowship, 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863) 243-3191; email@example.com. Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.ASSEMB L Y OF G ODC hrist Fellowship C hurch (A ssembly of God), 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 471-0924. First A ssembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Roy al Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431.BAPT I STA von Park L akes Baptist C hurch, 22600 N. Highlands Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are avail able. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist C hurch (GARBC ) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A (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 eve ning worship service is at 6 p.m. On Wednesdays, 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.bethanybapti stap.com or call the church ofce at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist C hurch, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist C hurch, 1000 Maxwell St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sun day: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/ Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site, www.apfellowship.org. First Baptist C hurch of A von Park, N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 453-6681. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Rev. Johnat tan Soltero, Hispanic pastor; Joy Loomis, director of music. Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.; Youth Choir, 4:30 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for both services. Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 5:45 p.m.; Youth Activities, 6 p.m.; Prayer Meeting/ Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Worship Choir Prac tice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. To watch services online, go to the website at www.fbcap.net. In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist C hurch of L ake Jose phine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist C hurch of L ake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Plac id, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Website: www.fbclp.com. Email: email@example.com. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Family din ner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required dinner is not held during the summer). Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. The church is at 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid. For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. First Baptist C hurch of L orida located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more informa tion about the church or the ministries offered, call 655-1878. First Baptist C hurch, S ebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Rev. Matthew D. Crawford, senior pastor; Rev. Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults; and Di xie Kreulen, preschool director. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night pro grams at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Call 385-4704. Website www.fbsebring.com Florida A venue Baptist C hurch, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing ad dress is 710 W. Bell St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Eve ning Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children and youth at 6 p.m. and for adults at 6:30 p.m. I ndependent Baptist C hurch, 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sun day worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. L eisure L akes Baptist C hurch, 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meet ing and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist C hurch (GARBC) 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; 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 3824301. Parkway Free Will Baptist C hurch, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 2143025. Afliated with the National As sociation of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. S parta R oad Baptist C hurch, (SBC) 4400 Sparta Road. 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. For information, call 382-0869. S outhside Baptist C hurch (GARBC) 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kindergarten through fth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nurs ery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Ofce phone, 3850752. S pring L ake Baptist C hurch, Where the Bible is Always Open. Pas tor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road; 655-2610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Ser vice, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. S unridge Baptist C hurch, (SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Val erie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695.C ATHO LICO ur L ady of Grace C atholic C hurch, 595 E. Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Father Luis Pacheco parochial vicar. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. English confession at 3:30 p.m. Saturday; Spanish confession at 6:30 p.m. Religious Education Classes (September to May) are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. S t. C atherine C atholic C hurch, 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Parrish ofce/mail ing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanish); fax, 385-5169; email, firstname.lastname@example.org; website, www.stcathe.com. School Ofce/Mailing, Principal Dr. Anna V. Adam, 747 S. Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email email@example.com. School ofce hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MondayFriday. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., firstname.lastname@example.org or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 385-3993; Assisting Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday: 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish), 5 p.m. (Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. (French Mass). Daily Mass: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:15-7:45 a.m. rst Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Saturday and 9-9:45 a.m. Sunday. Ofce Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. S t. James C atholic C hurch, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 4653215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Sunday 8 a..m. and 10 a.m. year round. Saturday Vigil 4 p.m. Week days 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 I ST IANC ornerstone C hristian C hurch, (Saxon 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 available each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellowship Group. For more information call 453-7679. S ebring C hristian C hurch, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher. Kristy Mar vin, Childrens Director. Youth Minister Blake Rushing. 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 C hristian C hurch (Disciples of C hrist), 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (cor ner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-0358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.C HR I ST IAN & M I SS ION ARY A LLI A NC ET he A lliance C hurch of S ebring, 451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m.C HUR C H OF BRETHRE NC hurch of the Brethren, 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597.C HUR C H OF C HR I STA von Park C hurch of C hrist, 200 S. Forest Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facili ties are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. H eartland church of C hrist, Lakeshore Mall Suite 42 (outside entrance), 901 U.S. Highway 27 N, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday worship, 9 a.m. to noon; Wednesday, Bible study, 7 p.m. Evange list Carl Ford, (863) 402-2159. L ake Placid C hurch of C hrist, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O. Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m. Bible class 9 a.m. Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited to join us. For more infor mation, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website www.thelordsway. com/lakeplacidcofc/. S ebring Parkway C hurch of C hrist, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443. Minister: Kevin Patterson. Times of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednes day Bible Class, 7 p.m. C HUR C H OF G ODC hurch on the R idge, Church of God, Anderson, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sunday, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863) 382-0773.C HUR C H OF N AZARE NEFirst C hurch of the Nazarene of A von Park P.O. Box 1118., Avon Park, FL 33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednes day evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. If you need any more information, call 453-4851. C hurch of the Nazarene of L ake Placid, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednes day evening: All church meal, 6 p.m.; Christian Life Study, 6:45 p.m. Winter Life groups pending. Call 446-1339. Pastor Tim Taylor.C HUR C HES OF C HR I ST IN C HR I ST IAN U NI ON C ommunity Bible C hurch C hurch es of C hrist in C hristian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), Avon Park. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activi ties at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor. Phone 453-6052.EP ISC OPA LE piscopal C hurch of the R edeemer A von Park, 910 W. Martin St., Avon Park, FL 33825 (U.S. 27 across from Wells Motor Co.). Rev. Can on George Conger. Sunday services: Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Come and worship with us; we would love to meet you. Church ofce, 453-5664; fax, 4534853. Visit us at our website at redeemeravonpark.com. Email email@example.com. Call the thrift store for hours open and donation pick up at 664-9668 or 453-5664. S t. A gnes E piscopal C hurch, 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Father Scott Walker. Sunday Servic es: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:30 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Nursery available for the 10 a.m. service. Wednesday Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. Church ofce 385-7649, for more information. S t. Francis of A ssisi A nglican E piscopal C hurch, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Worship: Summer Sunday schedule, June 1-Sept. 1, 2014: 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.. Sunday School at 10 a.m. Wednesday Worship 6 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m. Holy Commu nion with Healing. Call the thrift store for hours open 699-0221.EVA NG E LIC AL FREE C HUR CH OF AMER IC AT he C hurch of the Way EF CA, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunda1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednes days. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Ofce Phone: 4716140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ hotmail.com. Web site: www.TheWayChurch.orgG RA C E BRETHRE NGrace Brethren C hurch, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863) 835-0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-tim ers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.6 p.m. (For registration call: 3853111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org.INDEPE N DE NTFirst C hristian C hurch, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at www.rstchristianap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesday studies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events.INTERDE N OM IN AT IONAL World H arvest and R estoration Ministries, (non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd.,(non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 453-3771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers.L UTHERANA tonement L utheran C hurch ( ELCA) 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. Rev. Sharon 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 sandals. Quilting classes every Monday at 6 p.m. Looking for quilters or people willing to learn. Call 840-3303. C hrist L utheran C hurch A von Park LCMS 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sun day Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863) 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org. Faith L utheran C hurch LCMS ,2740 Lakeview Dr, Sebring; Church phone: 385-7848; Faith Child Development Center: 385-3232. Sunday Worship Service: 9 a.m. Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 10 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 10 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 welcome in the Family of Faith. Good S hepherd L utheran C hurch (AALC) American Association of Lu theran Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 385-2346. New L ife E vangelical L utheran C hurch, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lu theran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlifesebring.com. R esurrection L utheran C hurch ELCA, 324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, Avon Park. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday worship 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Worship Service is at 7 p.m. Open Communion celebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. T rinity L utheran C hurch LCMS 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots Pre-School director Educa tion Hour, 8:45 a.m.; Worship service, 10 a.m. Holy Communion each rst and third Sunday. Childrens Church scheduled during worship service, 4-year-olds through fth grade. Nursery provided during worship service for infants to 3-year-olds. Seasonal Mid-Week Services each Wwednesday evening during Advent and Lent. Call church ofce at 465-5253 or visit the website at www.Trinitylutheranlp.com. Other activities and groups include: Choir; Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies; Trinity Tots Pre-school, and Youth Group.NON -DE N OM IN AT IONALBible Fellowship C hurch, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, 338724458. Sunday Summer schedule: 9:00 a.m. Worship service. Sermon & songs signed in American Sign Language. (Nursery & Sunday School for Kindergarten through 5th grade) 10:45 a.m. Sunday School for all adults in Sanctuary. (Nursery and Sunday School classes for Kindergarten through Youth). Evening Service, 6:00 p.m. Wednesday: Youth, 6:007:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Church ofce 863-385-1024. Website: bfcsebring.com C alvary C hurch, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church waiting for your visit. C hristian T raining Ministries 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 Christian Internation al Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadowning@ live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, caseydowning@hotmail. com. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www.ctmforme.com C rossroads of L ife,148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863-655-9163. The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you. With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect tim ing and opportunity. What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction C ontinued on next page
Friday, July 25, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B5 www.newssun.com RELIGION 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, Pas tors Leroy and JoAnn Taylor invite you to discover one of Sebrings hidden treasures at 2349 U.S. 27 South (Banyan Plaza off Sparta Road and Lake Jackson). We provide biblical solutions for everyday challenges through our multicultural worship services available on Sundays at 11 a.m. and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Child care is available for all who attend. 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 important, so please let us know how we can meet your need by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Our mission at Faith & Familylife is centered around Restoring Lives, Families and Com munities. 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, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Pro grams, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church, a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. New Beginnings Church of Sebring, wor shiping at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor Gary Kindle. Bible study every Sunday, 9 a.m. Blended Church Service, 10:15 a.m. Phone (863) 835-2405. newbeginningschurchofsebring.com Begin 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, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More information at www.juanitafolsomministries.com. Union Church, 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m. (October through Easter) and 9 a.m. Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church available. Wednesday night worship with Pastor Tiger Gullett and CrossTalk with Pastor Bill Breylinger at 6 p.m. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Ofce: 453-3345. Web page at www.wea reunion.org. Unity Life Enrichment Centre,new loca tion, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@ vistanet.net. Web site, www.unityofsebring. org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraor dinary.PRESBYTERIANCovenant Presbyterian Church (PCA), 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. Pas tor Tom Schneider. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Childrens/Youth Group, 6-7 p.m. Sunday. Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org. Ofce hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Mon day-Friday. Avon Park First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825. Phone: 4533242. 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; Chil dren 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 bibli cal truth. Lake Placid First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 117 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, asso ciate 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 avail able), Youth Group (6-12th 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. 3850107. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Fellowship Time, 10:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m. Summer camp for 6th to 8th graders, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.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, 8:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Nursery available. Session meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday 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. Adult Bible study is Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Pastors: John and Harriet Davis. Organist: Richard Wed ig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; 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: 4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail. com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednes day 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 Chris tian 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 LatterDay Saints, 3235 Grand Prix Dr. Sebring, Fl 33872; The Sebring Ward: (863) 273-2284 Steve Austin, Bishop; Del Murphy, 1st counsel or, Laris Keefer, 2nd bSunday Services: Sacrament Meetings, 9:00-10:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 10:20-11:00 a.m.; Priesthood/Relief Society, 11:10: to 12:00 noon; Primary for children, 10:15 a.m. to 12:00 noon; Youth Activities: Wednesdays 7:00-8:20 p.m. Scouts; First and third Wednesdays 7:00-8:20 p.m.; Activity Days 8-11 yr old Boys and and 4th Girls, 2nd The Church of Jesus Christ of LatterDay Saints, 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; The Lake Placid Branch: (863) 399-9066 Mark Swift, Branch President, Al len Short, 1st 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting 1:00 -2:10 p.m.; Gospel Doctrine 2:20-3:00 p.m.; Priesthood/Relief Society Meetings, 3:10-4:00 p.m.; Primary for children, 2:15-4:00 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays 7:00-8:20 p.m. Scouts; rst and third Wednesdays 7:00-8:20 p.m.; Activity Days 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. 7-8:20 p.m. Counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. counselor, Dan Ressler 2nd coun selor. Family History Center (863)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 in formation, visit the Web site www.salvationar mysebring.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 David Juliano. Traditional Worship Ser vice 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. Meth odist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays The 10:50 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available for the 9:30 and 10:50 a.m. services. First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. (863) 4533759, Richard Stackhouse, 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 Mc Cauley, 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.; Sun day 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 ser vice 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: 6550040.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 RSHIP Two boys were being chased across a eld by a goat. It seemed they would not make it to the fence and over it in time, so one boy hollered to the other, Why dont you start praying? What should I say? asked the second boy. Pray that prayer your dad says before you eat, came the reply. Out of breath and almost overrun by a goat, the second boy cried out in a loud voice, Father, make us grateful for that which we are about to receive! Prayer is a wonderful thing, but very often it used only in times of desperation when we feel that there is nothing else left to do. Many times, we resort to prayer when we see no other alternative. Instead, we should look for the opportunities to go to God in prayer whenever we are able. Paul wrote to some Christians in 1 Thessalonians 5:1618, Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is Gods will for you in Christ Jesus. As a Christian, I understand the power and the necessity of prayer. I also understand that God is always faithful in answering my prayers. At the same time, however, I know that God does not always answer my prayers in the ways that I want Him to. He answers them according to what He determines is best for my life. I just need to remember that He knows more about what I truly need than I do. So, how does one pray? And, can anyone pray to God? Does He listen to every prayer that is offered? In the coming weeks, we will try to answer these and other questions. In the meantime, know that a man without prayer is like a car without wheels he is going nowhere!The power of prayer Kevin PattersonKEVINS KOMMENTS Kevins Komments is written by Kevin Patterson and presented by the Sebring Parkway church of Christ assembling at 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Find them on the internet at www. sebringcoc.com, or e-mail sebring email@example.com. To those who know the power of the gospel of Jesus, the Christ (Romans 1:16,17), this may sound like a strange question. The accounts of the life of Christ (Matthew-John) tell us of many precious lives consumed by sins yet forgiven through Divine mercy and grace. The book of Acts relates to us also many lives, slaves to sins, forgiven in the message of the new birth. Yet, there are volumes of people today who believe they have so sinned that they can never be forgiven and come into a reconciled relationship with the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. To these we wish to speak! First, you must understand the following Truth: Say to them, As I live, says the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn, turn from your evil ways! For why should you die, O house of Israel? (Ezekiel 33:11). The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. (2 Peter 3:9). God did not create man for failure, but rath er for success and that includes you, i.e. ME! Consider carefully the person who said, But by the grace of God I am what I am. 1) This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I AM CHIEF (1 Timothy 1:15 emphasis added). 2) Indeed, I, myself thought I must do many things CONTRARY to the name of Jesus of Nazareth (Acts 26:9). 3) For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I PERSECUTED the church of God (1 Corinthians 15:9). Pauls conversion/ new birth is recorded in Acts 9 & 22 and he later wrote in Philippians 3:13,14, Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, FORGETTING those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. The church of Christ, the body of Christ in Corinth was reminded, And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctied, but you were justied in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God (1 Corinthians 6:11). What WERE some of you? Fornicators, idolaters, adulterers, homosexuals, sodomites, thieves, covetous drunkards, revilers and extortioners! (verses 9,10) Paul, on this second preaching tour, brought the good news of mercy and grace through the Christ to Corinth (Acts 18:1-11) and continued teaching for a year and six months. In his rst letter to them, Paul reminded the saints, Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received and in which you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast that word which I preached to you-unless you believed in vain (1 Corinthians 15:1,2). Philip went into Samaria and boldly preached the good news about the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ. When they believed the message of forgiveness, men and women alike were baptized including Simon. (Acts 8:4-13). Later, Simon, fell back into some of his old ways! Peter, through the power of the Holy Spirit, informed Simon of the seriousness of his spiritual situation, You have no part or portion in this matter, for your heart is not right before God. Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray the Lord that, if possible, the intention of your heart may be forgiven you (Acts 8:21,22). Remember Ezekiel 33:11 and 2 Peter 3:9 and the way of escape. A nal exhortation: For while we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. For one will hardly die for a righteous man; though perhaps for a good man someone would dare to die. But God demonstrated His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us (Romans 5:6-8). Reading suggestion: substitute the plural pronouns we, us with the singular I or me. Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!Frank Parker can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff.Can I be saved from my sins?Frank Parker GUEST COLUMN Great things come in threes!Start and end your week with us!Wednesday. Friday. Sunday.
B6 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, July 25, 2014 www.newssun.com AVON PARK David L. Cowles recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of his ordi nation as a minister of the Gospel. He was ordained a Deacon in July, 1964 and an Elder in July, 1965, at the Eastern Annual Conference of the Evangelical Methodist Church in Wilmore, KY. Cowles is a graduate of Azusa College (Now Azusa Pacic University), California (B.A.); Ashland Theological Seminary (M.A.); and Methodist Theological School of Ohio (M.Div.). He received certication as a Chaplain and Clinical Pastoral Education. He was a licensed social worker in Ohio and has had special training in fam ily systems therapy. Cowles has been engaged as a chaplain in varied health care settings, pastoral ministries in churches, adjunct college professor, pastoral counselor and social worker. He is founder and director of Pacer Ministries. In reection on his ministerial career, Cowles described a brief history of mental illness and hospitalization in his teen years. After his recovery he was concerned about whether this would affect his future education and ordination. Yet, during his chaplaincy ministry he has shared with hundreds of patients in psychiatric hospitals and in a local mental health center and it has had a positive impact on his ministry. Following his retirement and relocation in 2005, Cowles has continued to minister as a chaplain at the Oaks at Avon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and as a volunteer chaplain at the Avon Park Correctional Institute as well as sharing in music and pulpit supply at local churches and the Avon Park Camp services. He is also on the board of the Highlands County Coalition for the Homeless. Since September of 2005, he has resided with his wife, Beverly, at The Oaks Village, a Christian retirement community in Avon Park (www.pacer ministries.org).Cowles celebrates 50 years of ministrySPECIAL TO THE NEWS-SUN COURTESY PHOTODavid L. Cowles recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of his ordination as a minister of the Gospel. Placid Lakes Baptist starts Agency D3LAKE PLACID Agency D3 Vacation Bible School will be held at Placid Lakes Baptist Church from 6-8 p.m. Sunday to Friday, Aug. 3-8. A snack supper will be served at 5:15 each evening. Children entering kindergarten (age 5) through those entering grade 6 are invited to discover, decide and defend their faith. A special family night will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8. Food and special games will be available for all children and their families. Call the church ofce at 863-465-5126 for more information or to register. The church is at the corner of Cleveland Avenue NE and Washington Boulevard NE in Placid Lakes.Group gathers to study Son of GodSEBRING Son of God: The Life of Jesus in You by New York Times bestselling author Rick Warren challenges you to consider what would happen if you applied the lessons from events in Jesus life temptation, suffering, death, resurrection to your own? Would you come to know Him more intimately and with a greater understanding of your purpose? Would you embody more completely the mission, love, and mind of Jesus? This DVD small group study, based on pro ducers Mark Burnett and Roma Downeys major theatrical release, Son of God, features Warren as he explains how you can nd your purpose in studying the life of Jesus. Visit Faith Lutheran Church at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 for this study. This is a six-week study that will end Sept. 17. For more information, call 863-385-7848. SNAPSHOTS LO cC A L RE L I g G ION N EWS Avon Park Christian ChurchAVON PARK The pastor on Sunday will bring the sermon Leaving Yesterday; Entering Eternity as the congregation looks at the sermon series A Mature Church and James 1:2-8. Wednesday evening classes resume this week. The Weight Watchers group will meet here on Thursdays at 9 a.m. Avon Park Christian Church motto is at 1016 W. Camphor St. (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 863-453-5334 or email avonparkchristian email@example.com with any questions or to request information.Christ Lutheran ChurchAVON PARK Pastor Scott McLean will preach on Sunday a sermon titled Comforting Food: Water and Words. The church is at 1320 County Road 64, east of the Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. For more information call 863-4712663 or search online at christlutheranavonpark. org.Christian Training ChurchSEBRING The Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled Grace and Peace Multiplied: Part 4 at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study will not meet during July.Church of the BrethrenSEBRING On Sunday, Pastor Dave Smalley will preach on God Created Families. The scripture reading will be from Matthew 21: 12-17. The Sunday school theme will be Sharing Gods Grace. The scripture will be from Phillippians 1. The church is at 700 S. Pine St. Call 863-3851597 for information.Church of Buttonwood BaySEBRING The church of Buttonwood Bay will celebrate Christmas in July on Sunday with special music and hymns on that theme. Pastor Cecil Hess will preach on Christmas Year Round. The church is on U.S. 27, four miles south of Highlands Regional Medical Center. For information, call 863-382-1737.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the sermon, Breaking Bread, on Sunday. The scripture reference is Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road). Call 863-471-1999, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit sebringemmanuel ucc.com.Faith Baptist Church of Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID This Sunday, Pastor Bill Cole will preach Pauls Marriage Manual from the book of 1 Corinthians in the morning, and Now You See Him; Now You Dont from the book of John on Sunday evening. To listen to Faith Baptist Sunday morning sermons or for more information about the church, visit the website, www.faithbaptist churchLP.com, or call the church ofce, 863-465-0060.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING Sunday, the church celebrates Seventh Sunday of Pentecost. Guest speaker Bob Brumeld will deliver his sermon titled A Treasure Chest Of Blessing. The service can be heard on 1340 WITS. Adult Sunday school is studying the Book of Acts. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 6:30 p.m. Faith Lutheran will began a new study titled Son of God: The Life of Jesus in You. Bestselling author Rick Warren challenges you to consider what would happen if you applied the lessons from events in Jesus life temptation, suffering, death, resurrection to your own. First Baptist Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK The pastors sermon will be a continuation of The Church Our Foundation. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. For more information call 863-453-6681 or email email@example.comFirst Baptist Church of Lake JosephineSEBRING Bible study is at Lake Jo Caf! Pastor Kevin Ahrens is continuing his series on the 10 Commandments this Sunday with Honor Your Father & Your Mother. Simple Faith will present a concert Sunday evening. The church is at 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring. Call 863-655-1524.First Christian Church of Sebring (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING Sundays message, Jehoash King of Israel, will be presented by Pastor Ron Norton. The reference is from 2 King 13:4-7. Elders will be Sharron Campbell and Teresa Williams. The church is at 510 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring. Call 863-385-0352.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK Sundays guest speaker will be Rev. Ed Fleagle. His sermon is titled House of Prayer based on March 11:1518. Special music will be guest soloist Dan Burke singing Eternal Life A Prayer. The Youth Group will not meet this evening. Pastor and Mrs. Bob Johnson are attending the 100th anniversary of the Womens Ministries on July 27-28 at Bonclarken in Flat Rock, N.C. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with entrances on Lagrand Street). If you have questions, call the church at 863-453-3242 or check out the website at avonparkapchurch, or check out the Avon Park Chamber website.First Presbyterian Church of SebringSEBRING Rev. Don Davis, guest speaker, will present the sermon, Such a Deal, from Genesis 12:1-9 on Sunday. The church is at 319 Poinsettia Ave. in Sebring. Call 863-3850107 for information.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this week will be Seven Strange Preachers with scripture from Matthew 3:1-5. The service will include singing by Jewell Thomas, Flossi Moore, George Kelly and Greg Thomas. It is also time for annual Vacation Bible School program from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4-8. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South in Sebring (behind Publix). Call 863-314-9693 for information. SNAPSHOTS CHU rR C H S S E r R VICE SS C LASSIFIED NOTICE OFACTION16 ROBERT DOTTERY, ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ROBERT DOTTERY 2038 SCENIC VIEW LANE APARTMENT 5D, HELLERTOWN, PA 18055 OR 4103 PALAZZO STREET SEBRING, FL 33872 JESSICA DOTTERY A/K/A JESSICA A. DOTTERY 2038 SCENIC VIEW LANE APARTMENT 5D, HELLERTOWN, PA 18055 OR 4103 PALAZZO STREET SEBRING, FL 33872 GET RESULTS USE CLASSIFIED! NOTICE OFACTION16 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 13000400GCAXMX JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, VS. A Bargain Hunters Delight Check the Classifieds First! AWhole Marketplace of Shopping is right at your Fingertips! NOTICE OFACTION16 Dated: July 8, 2014. CLERK OF THE COURT Honorable ROBERT W. GERMAINE 590 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870-3701 By: /s/ Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 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. 309150/1445367/ddc July 18, 25, 2014 NOTICE OFACTION16 OF FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN A DEED DATED 1/22/1993 AND RECORDED 1/25/1993 IN BOOK 1203 PAGE 1302 AMONG THE LAND RECORDS OF THE COUNTY AND STATE SET FORTH ABOVE: PARCEL ID NUMBER: C293531-A0001510000 commonly known as 443 RACOON LN, LORIDA, FL 33857 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Ashley L. Simon of Kass Shuler, P.A., plaintiffs attoney, whose address is P.O. Box 800, Tampa, Florida 33601, (813) 229-0900, on or before August 13, 2014, (or 30 days from the first date of publication, whichever is later) and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. NOTICE OFACTION16 Case No. 28-2014-CA-000189 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. MERRILL EUGENE GUTZMER, SR., et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MERRILL EUGENE GUTZMER, SR. CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS 507 RACOON LN LORIDA, FL 33857 Y ou are notified that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: ALL THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY SITUATED IN THE CITY OF LORIDA IN THE COUNTY OF HIGHLANDS AND STATE Seize the sales with Classified! 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Friday, July 25, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B7 www.newssun.com NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 N.A. is the Platiniff, and ARLINDO COSTELA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ARLINDO COSTELA; AND UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION are Defendants. The clerk of the court, Robert Germaine will sell to the highest bidder for cash the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE A VENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at 11:00 a.m. on the 5th day of August, 2014, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOTS 60 AND 61, BLOCK 7, SEBRING LAKES, UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 47, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 5418 Knight Avenue, Sebring, FL 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 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on June 17, 2014. Robert W. Germaine, Clerk Clerk of the Court By: /s/ To ni Kopp Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR, 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 TEH TIME BEFORE THE SCHEDULED APPEARNCE IS LESS THAN 7 DAYS; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 711. 1113-13276 July 18, 25, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12000289GCAXMX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., PLAINTIFF, VS. GODFREY RANGASAMMY, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated ,in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Highlands, Florida, on 8th day of August, 2014, at 11:00 AM, at Basement of courthouse in Jury Assembly Room 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 for the following described property: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS LOT 17, GREAT OAKS ESTATES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION, SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST ONE QUARTER OF SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 10 EAST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF THE NORTHWEST ONE QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 10, A DISTANCE OF 33.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LARSON DAIRY ROAD; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 53 EAST, ALONG SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 2211.19 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THAT PARCEL OF LAND AS DESCRIBED IN OFFICAL RECORDS BOOK 1875, PAGE 627, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, AS MARKED BY A 5/8 IRON ROD AND PLASTIC CAP STAMPED ``LB 5402; THENCE DEPARTING SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, NORTHERLY ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID PARCEL THE FOLLOWING COURSE AND DISTANCES: NORTH 00 DEGREES 06 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 2,016.32 FEET TO A 5/8 IRON ROD; SOUTH 89 DEGREES 46 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 399.08 FEET TO A 5/8 IRON ROD; NORTH 00 DEGREES 07 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 605.68 FEET TO A 5/8 IRON ROD; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 53 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 721.31 FEET TO A 5/8 IORN ROD AND PLASTIC CAP STAMPED ``LB 5402; THENCE NORTH 14 DEGREES 59 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 757.96 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 65 DEGREES 31 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 872.82 FEET; THENCE NORTH 22 DEGREES 31 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 475.76 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 71 DEGREES 22 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 926.88 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 22 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 460.53 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 14 DEGREES 59 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 170.67 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH AN EASMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITIES AS SHOWN OFN EXHIBIT ``B ATTACHED HERETO. SUJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITIES OVER THE WESTERLY 33.00 FEET THEREOF. CONTAINING 10.00 ACRES, MORE OR LESS AND A 66.00 FOOT WIDE INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITY EASEMENT L YING IN SECTION 3 & 10,. TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID EASEMENT LYING 33.00 FEET ON EACH SIDE OF, ADJACENT TO AND PARALLEL WITH THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED CENTERLINE: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST ONE QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 10, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 10 EAST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF THE NORTHWEST ONE QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 10, A DISTANCE OF 33.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LARSON DAIRY ROAD; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 53 EAST, ALONG SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 1551.21 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED CENTERLINE: THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 06 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 1,214.82 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVATURE WITH A CURVE TO THE LEFT HAVING A RAIDUS OF 200.00 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 33 DEGREES 31; THENCE NORTHLERY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CRUVE A DISTANCE OF 117.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 33 DEGREES 37 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 971.71 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVA TURE WITH A CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OF 200.00 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 56 NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 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 decedents 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 DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 25, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Karen M. Koskey P .O. Box 146 Negaunee, MI 49866 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 T elephone: (863) 385-5156 firstname.lastname@example.org July 25; August 1, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. PC 14-242 Division PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT HUGH SUTTON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS Theadministration of the estate of ROBERT HUGH SUTTON, deceased, whose date of death was April 30, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents 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 decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICTION 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 DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 18, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ William Williamson 2492 Busti Still Water Road Jamestown, New York 14701 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ C. Parke Sutherland C. PARKE SUTHERLAND, ESQUIRE Attorney for Petitioner Florida Bar Number: 0870781 900 W. Main St. Avon Park, FL 33825 T elephone: (863)452-6900 Fax: (863)452-5200 E-Mail: email@example.com July 18, 25, 2014 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09001194GCS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., PLAINTIFF, VS. HAROLD JETMORE, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated ,in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Highlands, Florida, on 1st day of October, 2014, at 11:00 AM, at Basement of courthouse in Jury Assembly Room 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 for the following described property: LOT 3, BLOCK 1, CIRCLE TERRACE SUBDIVISION OF BLOCKS 1, 2 AND 6 OF LAKE VERONA HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, P AGE 9, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time and sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: July 1, 2014 /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of the Court 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 Office of the Court Administrator at 863-534-4686, 255 North Broadway Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830 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. 09-003141-FST July 18, 25, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000558 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. RICHARD JUSTICE; et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Summary Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded on June 3, 2013 in Civil Case No. 28-2012-CA-000558, of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 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 OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 18, 2014. Personal Representative: MICHELE RENEE CREIGHTON 3906 NORBERT AVE WARREN, MI 48091 /s/ Michele Renee Creighton Attorney for Personal Representative: ABLES & CRAIG, P.A. 551 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 T elephone: (863) 385-0112 Fax: (863) 385-1284EMail:firstname.lastname@example.orgBy: /s/ Brandon S. Craig BRANDON S. CRAIG Florida Bar No.: 0085800 CLIFFORD M. ABLES, III Florida Bar No.: 178379 July 18, 25, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 14-237 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF MINNIE L. HALL Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MINNIE L. HALL, deceased, whose date of death was December 23, 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 representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents 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 decedents 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 DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 25, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Theresa Williams 114 Cochran Drive Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 T elephone: (863) 465-1111 Fax: (863) 465-8100 E-Mail:email@example.com July 25; August 1, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 14-258 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF DELBERT COLLETT STOVER aka COLLETT DELBERT STOVER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DELBERT COLLETT STOVER aka COLLETT DELBERT STOVER deceased, whose date of death was June 16, 2014, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-2263 is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents 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 decedents 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 DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 18, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Richard S. Pipkin 3616 Creekside Drive Sebring, FL 33875 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 T elephone: (863) 385-5156 July 18, 25, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 14-279 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF WILBERT AUGUST SPILKER a/k/a WILBERT A. SPILKER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of WILBERT AUGUST SPILKER a/k/a WILBERT A. SPILKER deceased, whose date of death was May 11, 2014, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-6663 is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents 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 NOTICE OFACTION16 against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. DATED this 10th day of July, 2014. BOB GERMAINE /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Clerk of the Court July 18, 25, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 28-2014-CA-000102 Section: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TURSTEE, IN TRUST FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I TRUST 2007-HE6, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-HE6 Plaintiff, v. STEPHANY S. ADKINS, et al Defendant(s).NOTICE OF ACTION FOR FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING-PROPERTY TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISESS, GRANTEES, LIENORS, AND OTHER PARTIES TAKING AN INTEREST UNDER GARY L. ADKINS, LAST KNOWN ADDRESS UNKNOWN Residence unknown, if living, inlcuding any unknown sposue of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendant(s) are dead, their respective unknown hiers, devisees, grantees, assingees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s); and the aforementioned named Defendant(s) and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant(s) as may be infants, incompetenets or otherwide not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to foreclose a mortgagte on the following real property, lying and being and situated in Highlands County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: LOT 279, OF SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION B, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 46, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 3602 Dolphin Drive, Sebring, FL 33870 This action has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, such Morris Hardwick Schneider, LLC, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 5110 Eisenhower Blvd, Suite 302A, Tampa, FL 33634 on or before August 13, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accomodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please conact 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. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 8th day of July, 2014. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Deputy Clerk FL-97001515-13 July 18, 25, 2014 NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 14-162 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF CECIL SMITH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CECIL SMITH, deceased, whose date of death was March 21, 2014, 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 representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents 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 decedents 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 DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 18, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Kathleen Harned Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 T elephone: (863) 465-1111 Fax: (863) 465-8100 E-Mail:firstname.lastname@example.org July 18, 25, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 14-265 IN RE: ESTATE OF EVELYN B. CLEMENTS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of EVELYN B. CLEMENTS, deceased, whose date of death was May 20, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents 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 persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN NOTICE OFACTION16 THE PURPOSE OF INGRESS EGRESS UTILITIES AND DRAINAGE, LYING IN SECTIONS 1 AND 12, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH RANGE 30 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING MORE P ARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEING THE EAST 70.00 FEET OF SECTIONS 1 AND 12, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH, RANGE 30 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND L YING IN SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH, RANGE 30 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING 35.00 FEET ON EITHER SIDE OF AND PARALLEL WITH THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED CENTERLINE: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 1: THENCE BEAR N00E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SECTION 1 FOR A DISTANCE OF 200.23 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-BEGINNING OF SAID CENTERLINE OF EASEMENT; THENCE BEAR N89 DISTANCE OF 5288.00 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 1. AND THE POINT-OF-TERMINUS OF SAID CENTERLINE OF EASEMENT; AND: L YING IN SECTION 1 AND 12, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH, RANGE 30 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING 35.00 FEET ON EITHER SIDE OF AND PARALLEL WITH THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED CENTERLINE: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 1; THENCE BEAR N00E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SECTION 1, FOR A DISTANCE OF 200.23 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE BEAR N89E FOR A DISTANCE OF 3056.61 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF SAID CENTERLINE OF EASEMNET; THENCE BEAR THE FOLLOWING BEARINGS AND DISTANCES ALONG SAID CENTERLINE OF EASEMENT: S08W FOR A DISTANCE OF 256.25 FEET TO A POINT: S39W FOR A DISTANCE OF 191.60 FEET TO A POINT; S26W FOR A DISTANCE OF 214.13 FEET TO A POINT; S33W FOR A DISTANCE OF 125.94 FEET TO A POINT; S54W FOR A DISTANCE OF 60.99 FEET TO A POINT; S72W FOR A DISTANCE OF 105.22 FEET TO A POINT; S89W FOR A DISTANCE OF 360.18 FEET TO A POINT; S75W FOR A DISTANCE OF 241.98 FEET TO A POINT; S14W FOR A DISTANCE OF 107.03 FEET TO A POINT; S05E FOR A DISTANCE OF 287.70 FEET TO A POINT; S24W FOR A DISTANCE OF 163.72 FEET TO A POINT; S00E FOR A DISTANCE OF 252.14 FEET TO A POINT; S26W FOR A DISTANCE OF 152.10 FEET TO A POINT; S10W FOR A DISTANCE OF 301.16 FEET TO A POINT; S07E FOR A DISTANCE OF 123.86 FEET TO A POINT; S32W FOR A DISTANCE OF 329.78 FEET TO A POINT; N84W FOR A DISTANCE OF 73.66 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTH AND HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 186.68 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 31, A CHORD BEARING OF S63W AND A CHORD DISTANCE OF 102.57 FEET; THENCE BEAR ALONG SAID CURVE FOR AN ARC LENGTH OF 103.91 FEET TO THE POINT-OF CURVA TURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST AND HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 143.13 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 69, A CHORD BEARING OF S12 W AND CHORD DISTANCE OF 163.01 FEET; THENCE BEAR ALONG SAID CURVE FOR AN ARC LENGTH OF 173.42 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE BEAR; S22E FOR A DISTANCE OF 309.76 FEET TO A POINT; S08E FOR A DISTANCE OF 292.18 FEET TO A POINT; S08W FOR A DISTANCE OF 198.17 FEET TO A POINT; S33E FOR A DISTANCE OF 134.22 FEET TO A POINT; S02W FOR A DISTANCE OF 266.15 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHEAST AND HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 139.87 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 70, A CHORD BEARING OF S30E AND A CHORD DIST ANCE OF 160.54 FEET; THENCE BEAR ALONG SAID CURVE FOR AN ARC LENGTH OF 170.99 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTH AND HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 111.85 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 64, A CHORD BEARING OF N81E AND A CHORD DIST ANCE OF 120.09 FEET; THENCE BEAR ALONG SAID CURVE FOR AN ARC LENGTH OF 126.77 FEET TO A POINT-OF-REVERSECURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTH AND HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 136.53 FEET. A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 49 A CHORD BEARING OF N74E AND A CHORD DIST ANCE OF 114.88 FEET; THENCE BEAR ALONG SAID CURVE FOR AN ARC LENGTH OF 118.57 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE BEAR: S80E FOR A DISTANCE OF 260.64 FEET TO A POINT; N86E FOR A DISTANCE OF 483.65 FEET TO A POINT; N70E FOR A DISTANCE OF 166.64 FEET TO A POINT; N52E FOR A DISTANCE OF 144.46 FEET TO A POINT; N51E FOR A DISTANCE OF 134.00 FEET TO A POINT; N17E FOR A DISTANCE OF 46.36 FEET TO A POINT; N14W FOR A DISTANCE OF 203.88 FEET TO A POINT; N02E FOR A DISTANCE OF 137.08 FEET TO A POINT; N07,26W FOR A DISTANCE OF 164.46 FEET TO A POINT; N45E FOR A DISTANCE OF 54.02 FEET TO A POINT; N81E FOR A DISTANCE OF 169.97 FEET TO A POINT; S63E FOR A DISTANCE OF 232.42 FEET TO A POINT; N84E FOR A DISTANCE OF 150.14 FEET TO A POINT; N37E FOR A DISTANCE OF 470.83 FEET TO A POINT; S81E FOR A DISTANCE OF 742.85 FEET TO A POINT; N59E FOR A DISTANCE OF 807.62 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 12, AND THE POINT-OF-TERMINUS OF SAID CENTERLINE OF EASEMENT. has been filed against you and you are r equired to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on JOHN JAY WATKINS, ESQUIRE, plaintiffs attorney, whose address is: Post Office Box 250, LaBelle, Florida 33975, on or before August 6 2014, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a Default will be entered NOTICE OFACTION16 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage coverIning the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: LOT 19, BLOCK 19, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are r equired to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Amanda A Shough, Butler & Hosch, P.A., 3185 South Conway Road, Suite E, Orlando, Florida 32812 and file the original with the Clerk of the abovestyled Court on or before 30 days from the first publication otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 7th day of July, 2014. A MERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assitance. 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 apperance, or immediately upon r eceiving this notification if the time before the scheduled apperance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Deputy Clerk 314007 July 18, 25, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: FC 13-0955 Division: MONIQUE D. SHOCKEY, Petitioner and P AUL DAVID SHOCKEY, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: Paul David Shockey 2225 East Oklahoma Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74110 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Monique D. Shockey, whose address is 2023 Hartt Road, Sebring, Florida 33870, on or before August 13, 2014, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at 430 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. Copies of all court documents in this case, including order, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. Y ou must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your curr ent 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 tot he address on record at the clerks office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, r equires certain sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Dated: July 09, 2014 By: /s/ Edsel Kromholg Deputy Clerk July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 2014CA210 MARK A. STEVENS, Plaintiff, vs. NYSOLA GRANT, etc., et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE PROPERTY TO DEFENDANTS, NYSOLA GRANT, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF MELTON G. GRANT, his heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, all parties claiming interest by, through, under or against them, and all parties having or claiming to have, any right, title or interest in and to the real property herein sought to be foreclosed, DIANA GRANT, DONNA GRANT FERNANDEZ, HILLARY M. GRANT, WINSTON GRANT, JR., ANTHONY GRANT, A ND D&F FINANCIAL SERVICES, AND A LL OTHERS WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a purchase money first mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: P ARCEL 9 BEING A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH, RANGE 30 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 12: THENCE BEAR N00,E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SECTION 12, FOR A DISTANCE OF 1479.69 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE N00E, A LONG SAID WEST LINE OF SECTION 12, FOR A DISTANCE OF 545.17 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE BEAR N89E FOR A DISTANCE OF 1631.94 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE BEAR S33E FOR A DISTANCE OF 55.34 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE BEAR S02W FOR A DISTANCE OF 266.15 FEET TO A POINT OF CURV A TURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHEAST AND HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 139.87 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 70, A CHORD BEARING OF S30E AND A CHORD DIST ANCE OF 160.54 FEET; THENCE BEAR ALONG SAID CURVE FOR AN A RC LENGTH OF 170.99 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE BEAR S83W FOR A DISTANCE OF 898.37 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE BEAR S89W FOR A DISTANCE OF 843.76 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH AND SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED EASEMENTS: A 50.00 FEET PERPETUAL NONEXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR RIGHT-OFW AY INGRESS EGRESS AND REGRESS LYING IN SECTIONS 1 AND 12, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH RANGE 30 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, A ND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS THE WEST 50.00 FEET OF SAID SECTIONS 1 AND 12 TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH, RANGE 30 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; A ND BEING 70.00 FEET EASEMENTS FOR
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NOTICE OFSALE30 of July, 2014. /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court, Highlands County (COURT SEAL) MLG NO. 12-04525 July 25; August 1, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 2013 CA 000734 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.; Plaintiff, vs. SONIA PATINO AKA SONIA L. PATINO, ET. AL. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 8, 2014, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM of the Courthouse, lcoated at 430 S. COMMERCE A VE., SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870, at 11:00 AM on August 11, 2014, the following described property: LOT 61, BLOCK 182, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 10, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 60, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 7335 CORTEZ BOULEVARD, SEBRING, FL 338727914 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to access court facilities or participate in a court 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 apperance, 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. WITNESS my hand on the 9th day of May, 2014. /s/ T oni Kopp Deputy Clerk of Court, Highlands County (COURT SEAL) MLG NO. 13-06861/0 July 25; August 1, 2014 T AX DEEDS32 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000584 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that USAMERIBANK REF RMC USAB LIFT the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 8553 Y ear of Issuance 06-01-2011 T ax ID: S-34-29-070-0000-0190 Description of Property: P ARCEL 19 HIGHLANDS HOMES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4 PAGE 54 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: LAWRENCE A. FARRAR; CARMEN CARRERO; DAVID J. KIDD; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificates shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 13th day of August, 2014. Dated this 13th day of June, 2014. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk July 9, 16, 23, 30, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000586 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that USAMERIBANK REF RMC USAB LIFT the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 8882 Y ear of Issuance 06-01-2011 T ax ID: C-35-29-020-00B0-0010 Description of Property: LOT 1 BLOCK B ORANGE VILLA MOBILE HOME ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7 P AGE 39 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: MARGARET EHTEL FREELS ESTATE; ROBERT FREELS; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificates shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 13th day of August, 2014. Dated this 13th day of June, 2014. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk July 9, 16, 23, 30, 2014 1000REAL ESTATEWe Are Pledged To The Letter And Spirit of U.S. Policy For The Achievement Of Equal Housing Opportunity Throughout The Nation. We Encourage And Support An Affirmative Advertising And Marketing Program In Which there Are No Barriers To Obtaining Housing Because of Race, Color, Religion, Sec, Handicap, Familial Status Or National Origin. EQUAL HOUSINGOPPORTUNITY WA TERFRONT HOMES 1030 Must Sell!!!! 3/2 cabin on big 1.24 acre lot. Clear water/white sandy beach! $165,000 or best offer. Guy Williard PA 863 452-2299 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 DEGREES 03 MINUTES WEST A DIST ANCE OF 80.75 FEET THROUGH THE CENTER LINE OF A PARTITION WALL OF A BUILDING TO A POINT, THENCE SOUTH 17 DEGREES 57 MINUTES EAST A DISTANCE OF 28.0 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE NORTH 72 DEGREES 03 MINUTES EAST A DISTANCE OF 26.88 FEET ALONG THE CENTER LINE OF A PARTITION WALL OF A BUILDING TO A POINT, THENCE NORTH 17 DEGREES 57 MINUTES WEST CONTINUING ALONG THE CENTER LINE OF A PARTITION WALL OF A BUILDING A DISTANCE OF 10 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE NORTH 72 DEGREES 03 MINUTES EAST CONTINUING WITH THE CENTER LINE OF A BUILDING PARTITION OF A DISTANCE OF 48.02 FEET TO A POINT ON THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF GLENWOOD AVENUE, A DISTANCE OF 18.92 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 123 NORTH GLENWOOD A VENUE, 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 this Court on July 1, 2014. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk **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) 9558770 (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. F13010687 NATIONSTARSPECFHLMC-kpeterson-Team 4F13010687 July 25; August 1, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2009-CA-001483 BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES I LLC, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-HE10, Plaintiff, vs. PELLETIER, KIM M., et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001483 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein, BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES I LLC, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-HE10, Plaintiff, and PELLETIER, KIM M., et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT COURTHOUSE, 430 COMMERCE A VENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, at the hour of 11:00 A.M., on the 4th day of August, 2014, the following described property: LOT 29, BLOCK 63, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 51, 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 pedens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 1st day of July, 2014. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 590 S COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 863-534-4686 at least 7 days before your schedulede court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 25963.0699/BSmith July 18, 25, 2014 NOTICE OFSALE30 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-0000467WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.; Plaintiff, vs. P AULA RENEE PEREZ, ET AL; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 8, 2014, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM of the Courthouse, lcoated at 430 S. COMMERCE A VE., SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870, at 11:00 AM on August 8, 2014, the following described property: LOT EIGHTEEN (18) BLOCK TWO LAKE JOSEPHINE HEIGHTS, SECOND ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 122 SHARON A VE, SEBRING, FL 33875-6513 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to access court facilities or participate in a court 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 apperance, 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. WITNESS my hand on the 8th day NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 DEGREES 09; THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE A DISTANCE OF 196.03 FEET; THENCE NORTH 22 DEGREES 31 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 2,468.90 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVATURE WITH A CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A RAIDUS OF 200.00 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 87 DEGREES 2913; THENCE NORTHEASTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE A DISTANCE OF 305.39 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 67 DEGREES 29 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 589.04 FEET; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 27 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 183.27 FEET TO THE POINT OF TERMINUS. 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. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time and sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: July 8, 2014 /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of the Court If you are a perosn 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 Office of the Court A dministrator at 863-534-4686, 255 North Broadway Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830 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. 12-004305-FIH July 18, 25, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000670 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS INC., ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-6, Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTOPHER GARZA-GALVAN A/K/A CHRISTOPHER GARZA A/K/A CHRIS GARZA; HOPE GARZA A/K/A HOPE M. GARZA; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER A ND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, W HETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; HIGHLANDS COUNTY; HOUSEHOLD BANK (SB) N.A. N/K/A HSBC BANK NEVADA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 10, 2014, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000670, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW Y ORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS INC., A SSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-6, is Plaintiff and CHRISTOPHER GARZA-GALVAN A/K/A CHRISTOPHER GARZA A/K/A CHRIS GARZA; HOPE GARZA A/K/A HOPE M. GARZA; HIGHLANDS COUNTY; HOUSEHOLD BANK (SB) N.A. N/K/A HSBC BANK NEVADA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; are defendants. The Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 Commerce A venue, Sebring, FL 33870, bidding begins at 11:00 A.M., Eastern Time, on the 13th day of August, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOTS 123 AND 124, LAKESIDE HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 85, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 112 E. VIOLA STREET, AVON P ARK, FL 33825 Dated this 10th day of July, 2014. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Highlands County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of diability in its services, programs, or activities. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, youa re entitled,a t no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Melissa Bruns, ADACoordintor, at 863-4026509 (Voice), via Florida Relay Services 711, by e-mail email@example.com, by regular mail at 600 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 request for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the services. 11935.102 July 25; August 1, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2013-CA-000720 DIVISION: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. A NNA M. PARNELL, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated July 1, 2014 and entered in Case NO. 28-2013-CA000720 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, is the Plaintiff and ANNA M. PARNELL; ADAM J. SOUDERS A/K/A ADAM J. SOUNDERS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY A SSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE A VENUE AT 11:00AM, on the 14th day of August, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 8, BLOCK 60, AVON P ARK, FLORIDA, SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, AS SHOWN BY MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN A ND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART) IN PLAT BOOK 1, P AGE 58, THENCE SOUTH ALONG THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF GLENWOOD AVENUE A DISTANCE OF 128.30 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 72
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B10 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, July 25, 2014 www.newssun.com TODAY Some sun, a t-storm in the p.m.93 / 74Winds: SW at 3-6 mphPartly sunny, a t-storm in the p.m.93 / 75Winds: SW at 3-6 mphSATURDAYSome sun, a t-storm in the p.m.93 / 74Winds: SW at 3-6 mphSUNDAYA t-storm possible in the afternoon93 / 74Winds: W at 4-8 mphMONDAYClouds and sun, a t-storm in spots93 / 73Winds: WSW at 6-12 mphTUESDAY High .............................................. 8:04 a.m. Low ............................................... 2:06 a.m. High .............................................. 8:38 p.m. Low ............................................... 2:22 p.m. High .............................................. 3:28 a.m. Low ............................................... 6:52 a.m. High .............................................. 1:22 p.m. Low ............................................... 9:00 p.m. Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 13.72 Normal ............................................... 14.51 High Sunday .......................................... 93 Low Sunday ........................................... 69 High Monday ......................................... 94 Low Monday .......................................... 70 High Tuesday ......................................... 91 Low Tuesday .......................................... 68 High Wednesday .................................... 92 Low Wednesday ..................................... 69 Relative humidity .................................. 53% Expected air temperature ....................... 93 Makes it feel like .................................. 103 Monday ............................................... 29.92 Tuesday ............................................... 29.97 Wednesday ......................................... 29.94 Monday ............................................... 0.00 Tuesday ............................................... 0.16 Wednesday ......................................... 0.00 Month to date ................................... 12.10 Year to date ....................................... 29.65Sunrise 6:48 a.m. 6:49 a.m. Sunset 8:17 p.m. 8:16 p.m. Moonrise 5:43 a.m. 6:34 a.m. Moonset 7:18 p.m. 7:58 p.m.Albuquerque 95/71/pc 97/71/t 95/70/pc Atlanta 85/72/pc 88/73/pc 89/75/pc Baltimore 82/64/s 88/71/s 89/70/t Birmingham 90/71/pc 92/74/pc 93/75/pc Boston 79/64/s 83/69/s 80/70/t Charlotte 86/69/pc 91/72/pc 94/75/pc Cheyenne 87/61/pc 87/55/s 78/55/s Chicago 77/65/t 87/67/c 82/60/pc Cleveland 78/62/s 82/70/pc 80/63/t Columbus 80/65/s 87/72/t 80/67/t Dallas 98/77/s 100/77/s 100/78/s Denver 95/64/pc 92/61/t 86/61/s Detroit 79/64/s 82/69/t 84/63/t Harrisburg 80/61/s 85/69/s 84/68/t Honolulu 89/74/pc 89/76/pc 91/77/pc Houston 93/75/s 96/76/s 95/75/pc Indianapolis 79/65/pc 86/71/t 81/62/t Jackson, MS 90/70/pc 92/73/s 92/74/pc Kansas City 96/77/pc 96/74/pc 88/64/s Lexington 83/65/s 90/72/t 89/67/t Little Rock 88/71/s 94/75/s 94/73/pc Los Angeles 88/67/s 85/67/pc 85/69/pc Louisville 85/69/s 91/75/t 90/70/t Memphis 86/69/pc 93/77/pc 93/75/pc Milwaukee 75/64/t 85/66/t 83/60/c Minneapolis 84/68/c 88/63/pc 76/58/c Nashville 87/66/s 94/73/pc 95/73/t New Orleans 87/75/t 87/74/t 87/75/pc New York City 82/67/s 83/72/s 87/72/t Norfolk 83/69/pc 88/74/pc 94/77/t Oklahoma City 100/74/s 102/75/s 99/72/s Philadelphia 84/66/s 88/74/s 91/74/t Phoenix 110/91/pc 108/91/pc 108/94/pc Pittsburgh 78/60/s 82/69/t 78/65/t Portland, ME 79/58/pc 80/62/s 77/64/t Portland, OR 77/56/s 82/57/s 86/60/s Raleigh 86/68/pc 91/73/pc 95/75/pc Rochester 79/60/s 80/67/pc 83/63/t St. Louis 86/74/pc 96/77/pc 95/69/t San Francisco 84/61/pc 81/62/pc 79/60/pc Seattle 73/54/pc 78/54/s 79/58/s Wash., DC 85/70/s 91/76/s 91/76/t Cape Coral 91/75/t 92/76/t 92/76/t Clearwater 91/76/t 92/76/pc 91/78/pc Coral Springs 89/77/pc 90/78/t 90/78/t Daytona Beach 91/73/t 89/74/t 90/74/t Ft. Laud. Bch 90/78/pc 90/80/t 91/78/t Fort Myers 91/75/t 92/76/t 92/76/t Gainesville 88/71/t 89/72/t 91/73/t Hollywood 89/76/pc 89/76/t 89/76/t Homestead AFB 88/76/pc 88/76/t 89/76/t Jacksonville 91/72/t 92/73/t 94/74/t Key West 91/81/s 91/83/pc 91/82/t Miami 89/77/pc 89/77/t 89/77/t Okeechobee 90/73/t 89/73/t 89/72/t Orlando 91/74/t 92/75/t 92/75/t Pembroke Pines 89/76/pc 89/76/t 89/76/t St. Augustine 91/73/t 92/75/t 93/75/t St. Petersburg 90/76/t 91/76/pc 91/77/pc Sarasota 91/76/t 92/77/pc 91/77/pc Tallahassee 87/74/t 90/73/pc 90/74/pc Tampa 89/76/t 90/76/pc 90/77/pc W. Palm Bch 89/76/t 89/75/t 90/76/t Winter Haven 89/74/t 91/74/t 90/74/t Acapulco 90/79/t 91/78/t 90/78/t Athens 90/74/s 92/74/s 92/73/s Beirut 85/75/s 84/74/s 84/75/s Berlin 75/61/r 84/65/pc 82/64/t Bermuda 85/77/pc 81/71/r 84/76/pc Calgary 67/47/r 69/46/pc 76/50/s Dublin 73/54/s 71/51/sh 65/52/sh Edmonton 55/45/r 67/47/s 75/49/s Freeport 87/77/pc 87/76/pc 87/76/pc Geneva 80/58/pc 75/57/t 77/56/sh Havana 92/71/s 93/71/t 91/72/t Hong Kong 91/81/c 89/80/r 91/81/t Jerusalem 81/61/s 81/62/s 83/64/s Johannesburg 68/44/s 65/39/s 62/39/pc Kiev 83/60/pc 84/60/s 85/62/pc London 81/61/sh 82/62/pc 76/57/pc Montreal 77/63/pc 79/63/s 79/63/t Moscow 77/60/c 78/57/s 81/61/s Nice 78/69/pc 77/68/t 79/69/s Ottawa 81/57/pc 78/61/pc 78/58/t Quebec 77/55/t 77/60/pc 75/59/t Rio de Janeiro 76/67/r 74/67/r 75/67/r Seoul 85/75/r 79/70/r 82/73/pc Singapore 90/79/t 90/79/t 90/79/t Sydney 71/48/sh 68/50/pc 66/46/s Toronto 79/60/s 78/66/pc 79/62/t Vancouver 68/53/pc 72/54/pc 74/58/s Vienna 79/62/sh 83/64/t 79/64/t Warsaw 78/64/r 83/66/t 86/66/t Winnipeg 81/58/t 72/54/t 70/50/c Today Sat. Sun. Today Sat. Sun. A zone of high pressure will provide a dry and sunny end to the workweek from southern New England through the Tennessee Valley today. Spotty showers and thunderstorms will move into northern New England in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms are also expected over the Southeast with temperatures typical of late July. Summertime heat is in store for much of the Plains as showers and a few heavier thunderstorms track from the northern Plains into the Midwest. National Forecast for July 25 Today Sat. Sun. Today Sat. Sun. Today Sat. Sun. Today Sat. Sun. Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, rrain, sf-snow urries, sn-snow, i-ice. Sun and clouds today with a thunderstorm during the afternoon. A thunderstorm in the area in the evening; otherwise, partly cloudy tonight. Times of clouds and sun tomorrow and Sunday. The passenger ship Andrea Doria was moving west through fog near Nantucket Lighthouse, Mass., on July 25, 1956, when it collided with the Swedish liner Stockholm. A thunderstorm this afternoon. Winds light and variable. Expect 4-8 hours of sunshine with a 55% chance of precipitation and average relative humidity 65%. Sunday. and Saturday. a.m. and after 4 p.m. NewFirstFullLast July 26Aug 3Aug 10Aug 17 Today SaturdayForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 91/72 88/71 88/72 91/73 91/74 89/74 89/76 91/76 90/76 91/76 91/75 91/76 90/73 89/76 90/78 89/77 87/74 88/76 86/74 93/74 93/74 92/75 92/75 92/75 91/74 91/81 TemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidHeat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayBarometer PrecipitationFive-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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Page 2 Elease DeYoungRealtor www.midoridasales.com 5805 27 N. SebringCall today 863-414-1450 Email: email@example.com NEW LISTING SEBRING HILLSFantastic home, on nice landscaped lot,3/2/2 split oor plan, kitchen has stainless appliances, pantry and a breakfast bar. Spacious Master with french doors-onto large lanai, double sinks in bath rm. Room for RV and Boat parkingMLS 230514MOVE-IN READY3/2 with detached garage/workshop, split oor plan, great kitchen with top of the line appliances, spacious master bed room and bath room, screen porch, built in 2007, close to a lake and all shopping. MLS 229934OWNER FINANCE (Under Contract)Mobile home. And you will own a large lot, 2/2, Large Carport, split oor plan. Only 1 block from Lake Josephine and close to the boat ramoMLS 230395 $47,000MOVE-IN READY NEW LISTINGImmaculate home with 3/2/2 plus a large family room, split oor plan, double insulated windows, kitchen features wood cabinets, island breakfast bar, pantry. Shows like a model!MLS 230688 $138,400NEW LISTING SEBRING HILLSBuild your dream home on this 80 x 140 lakefront lot, closet to all shopping located in Sebring. MLS 229939 $32,000PEACEFUL COUNTRY LIVINGCBS home on 5 acres, 2 bed room 2 baths, 1 car garage in a secluded locationMLS 227728 PLEASE SUPPLY IMAGE Phone: (863) 385-6155 (863) 465-2522 Fax: (863) 385-1954 President Glen Nickerson firstname.lastname@example.org Publisher Romona Washington email@example.com NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927AVON PARK50 A Publication Of The Real Estate Showcase Great things come in threes!Start and end your week with us!Wednesday. Friday. Sunday.
Page 3 HIGHLANDS RIDGE $129,000 SEBRING$108,900 SEBRING$169,500 SEBRING$219,900 SPRING LAKE $57,900 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING$259,900 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING$234,900 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING$144,900 SEBRING$124,900 TANGLEWOOD $75,900 SEBRING$479,900 HIGHLANDS RIDGE $79,900 GOLF HAMMOCK $179,900 HIGHLANDS RIDGE $207,000 HIGHLANDS RIDGE $227,500 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING $228,900 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING$145,500 SEBRING$129,900 HIGHLANDS RIDGE $64,900 863-382-6575 SEBRING$132,000
Page 4 WelcometoA Gated, Lakeside Retirement Community 3 miles North of Lake Placid; West off US 27;entry at Tomoka Blvd. North863.465.6411 StatePointCurb appeal is important in setting a welcoming tone. And if your home is for sale, an attractive exterior becomes crucial. Realtors tell us that potential home buyers make a street decision in less than 12 seconds on whether or not to view a home, says Niki Decker of Fypon, a leader in the synthetic millwork industry. Thats a very short time to make a good impression. August marks the rst National Curb Appeal Month, a great time to focus on ways to add value and design appeal to your homes exterior, whether or not you have plans to sell. The experts at Fypon are offering their top exterior upgrade tips: tem with a new structural synthetic balustrade system that includes porch posts, top and bottom rails, balusters and all the other pieces essential to create a weather-resistant porch. crossheads for over a window and top with a solid, decorative or recessed panel keystone accent piece. On the sides and below the window, use moulding pieces with plinth blocks in the corners to eliminate miter cuts. louvers with low-maintenance polylouvers should have a noncorrosive berglass screen backing to keep insects out while allowing maximum air ow and ventilation to enter an attic. door may be inef cient, worn out or plain ugly. Consider replacing your old wooden door with a solid berglass door, which is up to four times more energy ef cient and resistant to rot, rust, dings and weather. Constructed as a complete system of components, Therma-Tru berglass doors, for example, are engineered to work together for lasting performance, security and energy ef ciency. Throughout August, homeowners can enter the online Door Do-Over a new Therma-Tru berglass entry door. To enter the sweepstakes, visit www.TodaysHomeowner.com/DoorDoOver. proven return on investment. For example, adding energy-ef cient vinyl Windows, as a mid-range project to a home can have a cost recoup value of 78.7 percent, while adding vinyl siding can have a 78.2 percent recoup rate, according to the 2014 Cost modeling magazine. home by starting with the roof. Polymer slate and shake roofs, like those from DaVinci Roofscapes, come in 49 standard colors and unlimited custom colors. ating curb appeal. Add and maintain colorful shrubbery and planters to give your exterior a natural burst of color. Look to the front door, your shutters and trim to add pops of color additions that complement the rest of the exterior. For more tips, visit www.fypon. com. Throughout August, Fypon will include daily curb appeal tips, along with detailed curb appeal information and color advice.Nat i onal Curb Appeal Month: T i ps to upgrade your homes exterior
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