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NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 192750Smoking is bad for the bones, studies showB3Rock N Heartland youth triathlon series ready for new yearA7 VOL. 95 NO. 50 Heavy thunderstorms possible High 85 Low 70 Details on B10Classi eds .............. B7 Dear Abby ................ B2 Healthy Living .......... B3 Obituaries .............. A6 Lottery Numbers ...... A2 Movie Review .......... B2 Religion .................. B4 Sports on TV ........... A8 Sudoku Puzzle......... B2 newssun B1 Friday-Saturday, May 2-3, 2014 AP man facing harsher child porn chargesA5 An Edition of the Sun thenewssun BY BARRY FOSTERNews-Sun correspondentSEBRING It was a year ago that board members of the Greater Avon Park Chamber of Commerce announced that they had selected Tori Trinder as their executiv e director. Since then, Trinder has taken the opportunity to expand on her business plan which included a heavy emphasis on electronic and social media. To help members make better use of the Internet for marketing, Trinder both has created Web pages and linked existing pages to the chamber s site in an effort to drive additional traf c to the area businesses. It worked out pret-Trinder looks backward and forward after 1st year at chamber BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterAVON PARK After what would seem to be a lull in convenience store robberies, Avon Park saw another store robbed Wednesday night. Highlands County Sheriffs deputies have arrested Jalen Dandre Williams, 17, of 23 N. Prospect Ave., Avon Park on charges of robbery without a rearm, possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana and probation violation. He was booked into the Highlands County Jail but has since been turned over to juvenile authorities. The robbery was at the Shell gas station at 998 U.S. 27 N. just befor e 10 p.m. Wednesday. A heavily redacted report listed a 23-year-old woman as a victim and stated she had received minor injuries in the incident, and was treated on scene. Deputies Mike Parker, David Pearlman and Cory Tomblin reviewed store surviellance tapes along with Detective Hank Smith, and they were able to identify Another AP store robbed17-year-old jailed shortly after crime BY BARRY FOSTERNews-Sun CorrespondentSEBRING Of cials from CareerSource Heartland have announced they are expanding their neverending search to match employers and employees by going to the Worldwide Web. They began by opening up a Facebook page. It may be found by going to Facebooks search bar and typing in CareerSource Heartland. Those who like the page will be able to see all of the organizations upcoming events as well as other postings. Weve been looking at it for quite a while, said CareerSource Heartland President/CEO Donna Doubleday. Now we can use this to show what events are coming up, the hot job offerings and all the other things businesses and job seekers are looking for. The project was done in cooperation with the Business Management and Administration discipline at South Florida State College, which made the initial recommendation to go to Facebook. The students in that program are instructed in how to work with how to resolve problems in the business world and thats how we got the assistance from them, Doubleday said. They really helped us in determining our options in regard to social media. Once concerns about security and maintenance were resolved, CareerSource Heartland launched their Facebook presence.CareerSource Heartland using Facebook as tool for job seekers BY PHIL ATTINGERphil.attinger@newssun.comAVON PARK City of cials have still taken no action on whether or not to have treated wastewater sprayed onto open areas of the Avon Park Airport. On Monday, City Manager Julian Deleon advised the Avon Park City Council to approve using Still no action taken on AP spray field SEE TRINDER | A5SEE ROBBERY | A5SEE SPRAY | A6 SEE JOBS | A6 BY BARRY FOSTERNews-Sun CorrespondentSEBRING Rainy weather on Tuesday and Wednesday gave way to sun and partly cloudy skies on Thursday morning for the annual National Day of Prayer observance on the lawn of the Highlands County Courthouse. We have been doing this for 20 years and this is one of the largest crowds I have ever seen, said Highlands County Clerk of Court Bob Germaine. Indeed, every one of the chairs put out by the Highlands County Parks & Recreation Department was full, dozens of other residents had brought lawn and camping chairs and dozens more were standing in the back for the dur ation of the ceremonies. I am going to break protocol and ask Rev. Todd Patterson to come up her e and say a prayer for the Maxcy family, said Highlands County Tax Collector Eric Zwayer, who was scheduled to open with an invocation. He was Guys pastor. C. Guy Maxcy, a longtime Highlands County commissioner, passed away earlier this week from complications after undergoing knee surgery in Port Charlotte. His services are set for Saturday Hundreds turn out for Day of Prayer Katara Simmons/News-SunThe Day of Prayer ceremony has taken place for 20 consecutive years on the Highlands County Courthouse lawn in Sebring.We are here to pray for youSEE PRAYER | A6Katara Simmons/News-SunAvon Park Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tori Trinder has been on the job for a year. What makes a horse a horse.,.4.T L v.x ux __1't:'a1/kZuIIII/ff//4iIiliii! III irwFS_?Estiifi : ''iins::'QJG !W Iq a?! I`.7 i'


A2 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, May 2, 2014 Placid Lakes owners to meetLAKE PLACID Members of the Placid Lakes Home and Property Owners Association will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, May 19 at Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. The guest speaker will be Highlands County Commissioner Jack Richie and Lake Placid Police Chief James Fansler. Items on the agenda in clude bylaw revisions, the purchase of picnic tables and grills for Tobler Park, and the purchase of a WeeDoo for canal and lake maintenance.Kids Get Frozen at the Highlands Art LeagueSEBRING The Highlands Art League will expand its Mommy and Me toddler art classes for ages 5 and under. These classes were created to encourage parents (or grandparents) to explore art with their children at an early age. On Saturday, May 10, HAL celebrates the popu lar movie Frozen as the theme for the class. Kids will build a snowman, create a troll, paint with snow paint and paint a character from the movie. During these classes, students will create four or ve small art projects, designed by instructor Cheyenne Reeves, with their parent. Mommy and Me classes are held on the second Saturday of every month at 10 a.m. in the Visual Arts Center, which is located behind the Yellow House on the shores of Lake Jackson in Downtown Sebring. The classes are $15 per child for HAL members and $20 for non-members. Parents must stay for the duration of the classes. Private group classes and kids birthday parties also available. For more information or to register, visit www. (Creative Expressions) or call (863) 385-6682.UDC to meet May 13LAKE PLACID The Capt. John Wesley Whidden Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, will meet at Beef OBradys in Lake Placid on Tuesday, May 13, at 11 a.m. Joyce Sizemore, director of the district for Florida UDC will install ofcers for the 2014-16 term. Call 4716499 or 465-5667.Habitat representative to speakSEBRING A representative from Habitat for Humanity will speak Monday at the next Highlands County Democratic Party meeting. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. the rst Monday of the month at party headquarters, 4216 Sebring Parkway, beside Ruby Tuesday. The public is welcome to attend.Sebring Middle School choral concert setSEBRING Sebring Middle School will be having its Spring Choral Concert on Tuesday, May 20, at 7 p.m., in the SMS in the commons. The community, friends, and family are all invited. http// The News-Sun (USPS ISSN 0163-3988) is published every Sunday, Wednesday & Friday. Periodical postage paid at Sebring, FL and additional entry ofce(s). All material contained herein is the property of the News-Sun, which is an afliate of Sun Newspapers. Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the written permission of the publisher. All material submitted for publication becomes the property of the newspaper and may be edited for clarity and space, as well as reprinted, published and used in all media. Postmaster: Send address change to: News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 S., Sebring, FL 33870.COMMITMENT TO ACCURACYThe News-Sun promptly corrects errors of fact appearing in its news stories. If you believe we have made an error, call the newsroom at (863) 385-6155, ext. 516. If you have a question or comment about coverage, write to Scott Dressel, editor, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; email; or call (863) 385-6155.OFFICE Location: 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday Phone: (863) 385-6155 Main Fax: (863) 385-1954 Newsroom Fax: 385-2453SUBSCRIPTION RATESHome 12 mos. Tax Total $72.22 $5.06 $77.28 In Florida mail 12 mos. Tax Total $107.24 $7.51 $114.75 Out of Florida mail 12 mos. Tax Total $122.41 $8.57 $130.98 Your newspaper is delivered b y an independent contractor. 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Changes received after the times stated will be processed on the following publication date.OBITUARIES AND ANNOUNCEMENTSEmail all obituaries and death notices to Email all other announcements to editor@newssun.comPLACE A CLASSIFIED ADFrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F (863) 385-6155, ext. 505 or (863) 314-9876RETAIL ADVERTISINGMitch Collins 386-5626 Vickie Watson 386-5631 Terri Lee 386-5628 terri.lee@newssun.comLEGAL ADVERTISINGJanet Emerson 385-6155, ext. 596 legals@newssun.comNEWSROOM Call 385-6155 Scott Dressel, Editor, ext. 516 or Phil Attinger, Staff Writer, ext. 541 or phil.attinger@newssun. com Samantha Gholar, Staff Writ er, ext. 526 or samantha.gholar@ Dan Hoehne, Sports Editor, ext. 528 or daniel.hoehne@newssun. com Katara Simmons, Photographer, ext. 538 or katara.simmons@ ROMONA WASHINGTON Publisher and Executive Editor 385-6155, ext. 515 NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 LOTTERYLOTTOWednesday, April 30 12-28-34-40-42-47 X-4 Saturdays Jackpot: $41 millionPOWERBALLWednesday, April 30 2-9-11-19-50 PB-32 X-3 Saturdays Jackpot: $60 millionMEGA MONEYTuesday, April 29 8-11-13-24 PB-10 Todays Jackpot: $1.5 millionMEGA MILLIONSTuesday, April 29 7-43-59-61-66 PB-3 X-3 Todays Jackpot: $81 million CASH 3 Monday, April 28 Day: 4-0-9 Night: 1-6-5 Tuesday, April 29 Day: 8-3-9 Night: 1-9-6 Wednesday, April 30 Day: 8-1-4 Night: 1-6-4 PLAY 4Monday, April 28 Day: 1-2-8-1 Night: 5-8-6-1 Tuesday, April 29 Day: 6-0-4-8 Night: 9-2-9-7 Wednesday, April 30 Day: 1-8-0-5 Night: 8-7-4-7 FANTASY 5 Monday, April 28 13-8-13-21 Tuesday, April 29 3-24-26-29-32 Wednesday, April 30 2-11-23-24-29 (863)667-0068 TOLLFREE (800)741-0068 SeHablaEspaol WeSimplyOerThe BestEnergyEcient ReplacementWindow& TheVeryBestPrice25YearsServingFloridaSNAPSHOTS LOCAL NEWS Phil Attinger/News-SunStars bearing students names drift around in rainwater that soaked Tuesday nights would-be end-of-year festivities at Avon Park High School. Assistant Principal Jessica Thayer said students had prepared for months to showcase their talents and achievements over the past year, but the downpour effectively canceled the outdoor events and school ofcials didnt want to risk students safety, even indoors, during a lightning storm.SOGGY STARS News-Sun staffAVON PARK A man got stabbed with a hunting trophy Monday during a ght with his wife. Now shes facing a felony aggravated do mestic battery charge. Both names are available on the arrest report, but neither name will be printed here in an effort to protect the identity of the victim. They also have a child in common who was not identied and was not present at the time of the incident. According to arrest reports, the 31-yearold man and 29-yearold woman got into an argument between 9-11:50 a.m. Monday at their Avon Park home about how they were cheating on each other. 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A4 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, May 2, 2014 NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927Romona Washington Publisher Scott Dressel Editor VIEWPOINTS OUR VIEWGet this: People are becoming addicted to their smartphones. According to a report from Flurry Analytics, says The Washington Posts Style Blog, the average mobile consumer checks his phone 150 times a day. A mobile addict is de ned as someone who launches apps more than 60 times a day 10 times as often as the average smartphone user. The number of addicts is growing rapidly. Flurry Analytics said there were 79 million mobile addicts in March 2013. By March 2014, the number had soared to 176 million. Mobile addicts are growing at a rate ve times that of regular users. And that is causing many people a bit of grief. A smartphone, for those of you over 55, is a cellphone that is also a minicomputer. It allows people to search the web, run a variety of applications and text (the act of pressing both thumbs against a miniature keypad to bastardize the English language). According to Psychology Today, Many suffer from anxiety if they lose their phone, even if only for a few minutes. We rely on it to do everything from saying I love you to breaking up, from checking bank balances to investing, from sharing photos of the grandchild to sexting. We can carry out a plethora of daily tasks, right from the palm of our hand. So important have smartphones become, psychologists have coined a name for the fear of being without them: nomophobia. Psychology Today cites a list of symptoms: You are anxious whenever your phone is not in your possession. You constantly check your phone for texts and feel compelled to respond immediately. You are halfway to the store, realize you forgot your phone and turn around to go get it. Some people are suffering from phantom cellphone vibration. This is when they think their phone is vibrating and it turns out to be a false alarm. Havent we all encountered a person who is sitting right across from us, but is so focused on checking Facebook or texting friends, he or she doesnt hear a word you say? Dont get me wrong technology has brought about awesome improvements to my life. I have quick and easy access to tremendous amounts of information. Thanks to my computer and smartphone, Im able to make a good living from my home. But as we continue to gain mastery over our physical world, maybe we need to refocus on our emotional and spiritual worlds. I think about the way my grandfather lived in the 1920s and s. Houses were close together then. Large porches were built on the front, and people sat out at night and talked. On Saturdays, my grandfather and his sisters strolled over to their mothers house. They played cards, sang and told stories. But today, we shut ourselves inside air-conditioned homes. Our garages are in the front and our porches are hidden in the back. Heck, many neighbors in transient neighborhoods dont know each other or even say hello. And thanks to our smartphones, we further isolate ourselves in the vacuum of cyberspace communicating electronically with cyberfriends far more often than we do in person. The Style Blog summarized the problems of smartphone addiction with a quote from Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows. The smartphone, more than any other gadget, steals from us the opportunity to maintain our attention, to engage in contemplation and re ection, or even to be alone with our thoughts. Technological innovation is a wonderful thing, but we just need to keep an eye on it before it allows us to become dull, detached and less able to enjoy genuine interaction with our fellow human beings. Tom Purcell, author of Misadventures of a 1970s Childhood and Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty! is a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review humor columnist and is nationally syndicated exclusively by Cagle Cartoons Inc. Send comments to Tom at Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staffPhone addiction not so smart GUEST COLUMNTom Purcell LETTERS TO THE EDITORShould be 250 words or less and must contain the writers full name, address and telephone number for veri cation. We reserve the right to edit or reject letters for clarity, length, taste and libel. Submission does not guarantee publication. Only two letters per month per writer will be accepted. Send letters to:EMAILeditor@newssun.comMAILLetters to the Editor 2227 U.S. 27 SouthSebring, FL 33870 We extend our condolences to the Maxcy family and send our collective prayers to Jacque Maxcy and Chet, Caitlin and Carolyn Louise and everyone else who is as shocked and saddened by his death as we are. We can only imagine the depth of their loss, and thank them for sharing Guy with us for so many years. He was a true servant leader. Open and approachable, Guy believed in public access to government. Ask anyone to describe him and the answer invariably begins, He was such a wonderful man... We will miss his outlook, his counsel, his experience, generosity and smile. Born and raised in Sebring, Guy was a third-generation Floridian. His grandfather, Guy Maxcy, arrived in Central Florida in the 1920s when he emigrated from Tennessee with his three older brothers. One became a rancher, another a banker, and the third owned a citrus packing company. Guys grandfather became a citrus grower. Over the years the Maxcys became leaders in the community. Guy could have coasted on his familys reputation, but he set out to make a name of his own. After establishing the Maxcy Insurance Group, Guy began his second career of giving back to the community. His volunteer work is legendary he served on a wide variety of boards, from the Library Advisory Committee to the Health Care Council and Rural Health Network and spent 18 years as a county commissioner. From the moment he took of ce as a commissioner back in the day before the government center was built and the county commission met in the jury selection room in what is now the state attorneys of ce he cared about his constituents and the people employed by the county. He once said, Ive always tried to vote the will of the people. Just turned 60, Guy had not begun to slow down. In 2011, when DeSoto County needed a new administrator in dif cult circumstances, he stepped forward helping elected of cials return the county government to order. His unexpected death is a shock. His loss leaves a gaping hole because Guy was more than good company, he was a model of an engaged and caring citizen who got things done. The world could use more people like Guy Maxcy. We will de nitely miss him.Maxcy will be missed by many T1aERE. J(ST TO WARN YOU, ON 'LCaQau APOUT ONE gAR KEMININCW W/ u P G I t1G I LI7,1101I ,-`, /=Th1n.k _,\ -,......................................................................I'LL SHOW = r--You HoWIT'S BONE -y,uW` qpaTOUS. CaNN G-T E _'FlR5T 1NiNG 1'M PaNG WdEN I GET OFF 1NIS 13uND r r M A PfES\DENTIAI. 1_= 5 SEXPLW2AFaRY CoM14111EE..." ce ecar1c scorn ccurant.cemtxbcg A FO,


www.newssun.comFriday, May 2, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A5 CARPET MART, INC $ 299 5500 SAVE $200 ty well and has helped us get a lot of members back on board over the past year, she said. It was well received. The directory is located on the chambers Web page at with mini-web pages created for members. These then link to web sites created by members for their goods or services. There were a lot of businesses that didnt know how to do it, Trinder explained. They knew they needed to be there but didnt know how. I told them No problem, the chamber is here to help you. Response was good, with businesses report ing the number of hits on their pages had increased. A lot of people are getting run over on the information superhighway and they dont know how to nd stuff. As a result, they call us here at the chamber so well give them the web site and the companys phone number or other infor mation that helps them connect, she said. We get a number of people who say I just cant deal with the Internet. When she took over, Trinder had announced that getting the cham bers nancial situation in order was her rst task, followed by an effort to increase the membership rolls. Both of those items seem to have been ac complished, with membership up by 25 percent, Facebook members up by 31 percent and the number of hits on the chambers site at over 180,000 in the past year. That was more than we had for the oth er Website for the entire time we had it. We have also increased our marketing as far as the Website, our members and the city in general is concerned we have done all of that, she said. One of her rst big tasks when Trinder took over the executive direc tors post last year was the annual banquet that now is the next big event on her schedule. That will be on May 15 at the Jacaranda Ho tel, she said. We wanted to do it in Avon Park and we are going to have a 1920s theme, so it should t perfectly. During the get together the Business of the Year, Director of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award and Beautication Award will be handed out. Tickets for the event are $40 and are on sale at the chamber ofces on Main Street. In June, the chamber will be hosting Florida State Representative Cary Pigman and Florida State Senator Denise Grimsley. They will report on accomplishments during this years legislative session in what is being called a Tallahassee Wrap-Up. TRINDERCONTINUED FROM A1 BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterAVON PARK A man already under arrest for possession of child pornography is facing enhanced charges in that case. Members of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement found the videos on a USB drive incorporated into an orange wristband. The wristband was found inside the bedroom closet of Jeffrey Alan Weed, 44, of 1738 Crocus Road in Avon Park. Since the USB drive had ve video les on it, he was originally charged in late March with ve counts of possession of obscene material that depicts or promotes children in sexual conduct one count for each video on the dr ive. A further examination of one of the videos has revealed a compilation of numerous videos showing prepubescent girls conducting sexual acts with adult males, as well as preteen girls committing various sex acts with each other. Additional charges may be made after FDLE further examines the thumb drive, reports said. Weeds arrest was part of the National Task Force, Inter net Crimes Against Children (I.C.A.C) Task Force, which investigates internet crimes against children, child pornography and other related offenses. Task force members obtained a search warrant on March 24 for Weeds home, through Curcuit Court Judge Peter Estrada in Highlands County, then ser ved the war rant at 9 a.m. March 25. Ryan Weed, a relative, was at home, reports said. Special Agents Larry Long and Tracey Rousseau identied themselves and told Ryan Weed they had a warrant. A short time later Jeffrey Weed arrived and agreed to be interviewed, reports said. His statements were redacted from reports. The wristband was found in Jeffrey Weeds bedroom closet during the search and a preview of the USB drive found ve vid eo les of children engaged in sexual acts, reports said. Phil Attinger can be reached at or 385-6155, ext. 541 and followed @PhilAttinger.Avon Park man facing higher child porn charges WEED Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID May 8 is the date for the big wr ap up party for the Lake Plac id Relay For Life event. Many folks from the community gathered at the high school football eld on April 4 to participate in the annual Relay For Life celebration, and the wrap up party is an opportuni ty for participants to look back at what made the event successful.. There will be awards for the various teams and team captains. Although only 13 teams actually set up campsites at the event, there were 18 local teams involved in fundraising. So far, there has been almost $60,000 raised, with several fun draisers still happening. The party will take place at the Holiday Inn Express in Lake Placid from 5:306:30 p.m. Thursday, May 8. Contact Cheryl Hender son at Cheryl.henderson@ lykesranch.comLake Placid Relay for Life wraps it up May 8 Williams from the images. They and Tomblins K-9 partner Remco went to Williams address and found him at home, re ports said. Nell Hays, Sheriffs Ofce public information ofcer, said there had been several convenience store robberies in the Avon Park area over a six-month period from September 2013 to February 2014. After the city saw four in a row, Sheriff Susan Benton began putting the Avon Park armed robbery cases under one detec tive in hopes of similarities creating more leads. Benton also said she reached out to other agencies to see if they had similar robberies. Many communities have rules requiring con venience stores open after certain hours to staff two people in the store or lock the main doors, Benton said. She said in October 2013 that one clerk had avoided a robber by shut ting down the store and locking the doors. Anyone with infor mation on the latest incident is requested to contact the Highlands County Sheriffs Ofce Criminal Investigations Unit at (863) 402-7250. Anyone with informa tion who wants to remain anonymous and eligible for a cash reward is asked to contact Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800226-TIPS (8477) or www. heartlandcrimestoppers. com. ROBBERY FROM PAGE A1 News-Sun Staff ReportsSEBRING Deputies want to know how and why a wiman ended up dead in a cow pasture Wednesday night. Deputies got a call at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday about a person dead in a pasture at 1226 Farm Road. They have identi ed the victim as 33-yearold Jessica Dawn Norman of that address. She had not been seen by her family for a couple of days, but there was no report to law enforcement about her being missing, the HCSO said in a press release. Investigators are not releasing any other information at this time. Anyone with information is requested to contact Detective Bob Neale at the Highlands County Sheriffs Ofce Criminal Investigations Unit Det. Bob Neale at (863) 402-7250. Anyone who wants to remain anonymous and eligible for a cash reward is asked to contact Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8447) or found dead in cow pasture lo,r 4rFr --r_,,,,,soon41k 41Get Noticed.mot dvci-tise Today!N E WSSuN


A6 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, May 2, 2014 MARY L. BOYDMary L. Boyd, 76, of Venice, died Sunday, April 27, 2014. She is survived by a lov ing husband George W. and daughters Donna Boyd of Venice, and Denise DeLoach Middleeld, Ohio, grandchil dren Michael Schoeld Barracks, Hawaii, Courtlund of Avon Park, and Katlin Deloach Weirton, West Virginia, and two great grandchildren sister Jean (Jake) Saylor Mt. Joy, Pennsylvania, and brother Dale Hagerstown, Maryland, and many nieces and neph ews. She was a life-long servant of the church starting with BVS right after graduation, when she came to Sebring she went to work for the Church of the Brethren Nursing Home, now known as the Palms of Sebring. She was a Sunday school teacher and a deacon at Sebring Church of the Brethren. After retiring from nursing, she become a minister and pastor the Venice Church of the Brethren for 12 years and remained member of the Ven ice church until her death. She was also active in disaster child care ministries. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, May 5, at Morris Funeral Home, 307 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, with Rev. James Graybill ofciating. Interment to follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens Avon Park. In lieu of owers memorials donations may be made to Venice Church of the Brethren, 263 Tamiami Trail South, Venice FL 43285.C. GUY MAXCYC. Guy Maxcy, 60 of Sebring, died April 29, 2914 in Port Charlotte. Guy was born in Avon Park, son of the late James G. and Louise (Cope) Maxcy. He had an A.S. degree from Polk Com munity College and a bachelors degree from Warner Southern. Guy was founder and President of The Maxcy Group and proudly served as a Highlands County Commissioner for 18 years and during his tenure he served on many committees. A sample of those are: Health Care & Rural Network Commit tee, Heartland Library Cooperative, Library Advisory Board, Historic Preservation, Small County Coalition Board of Directors, Insurance committee, and Workforce Investment Board. Guy was also the President of the Florida Association of Counties for a term. Guy has served as County Administra tor for DeSoto County since 2011. He was a member of Sebring Kiwanis Club, Sebring Firemen Inc. and a faithful member and Deacon at Bible Fellowship. He was an avid outdoorsman and served as director of the Maxcy Memorial Fishing Event. He also enjoyed coaching Little League baseball. Guy was a true family man who will be missed by his loving wife, Jacqueline G. Maxcy; son, Chet (Jennifer L.) Maxcy, of Lake Placid; daughters, Caitlin Laura Maxcy, Miami, and Caroline Louise Maxcy of Sebring; brother, James G. (Nancy) Maxcy Jr. of Sebring; grandchildren, Alexis Maulden, Daniel Maulden and Hunter Maxcy and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 12-2 p.m. Saturday with ser vices to follow at Highlands Today Center, Sebring Firemens Field, 781 Magnolia Ave. Burial to follow at Pinecrest Cemetery. Morris Funeral Chapel www.morrisfuneralchapel. com.EDWIN TOWNSEND SR.Edwin P Eddie Townsend Sr., age 65, passed away Mon day, April 28, 2014 in Sebring Mr. Townsend was born in Key West to George and Hazel Marie (Lightsey) Townsend Sr. He was a block mason, and served in the United States Marines dur ing Vietnam. He was a Cub Scout leader, member of the Florida Cracker Trail Associa tion, a member of Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church and a resident of Avon Park since 1949, coming from Key West He is survived by his wife, Peggy Townsend of Avon Park; daughter, Paula Boyd (Bobby) of Avon Park; sons, Edwin P. Townsend Jr., R.L. (Mandi) Townsend, Al bert L. (Crissy) Townsend and Jonathan Townsend, all of Avon Park; mother, Hazel Townsend of Avon Park; sister, Gwen Zander of Avon Park; brothers, G.L. Townsend (Becky) of Avon Park and Luke Townsend of Avon Park; 11 grandchildren, along with numerous neph ews and nieces. He was preceded in death by Baby Boy Townsend (his rst son) and his father, George Light Townsend Sr. Visitation will be held Sat urday, May 3, 2014 from 1011 a.m. at Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church with funeral service to begin at 11 a.m. with Rev. George Hall ofci ating. Arrangements entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home of Avon Park (863) 453-3101 OBITUARIES GERALDINE ANN LAVELYGeraldine Ann Lavely, 78, of Avon Park, Fpassed away April 26, 2014 at her residence. She was born Oct. 31, 1935 in Detroit to the late Joseph J. and Helen Gladis (Huhn) Gat tler. Geraldine worked as a school bus driver for 23 years in Romeo, Michigan. She is survived by her lov ing husband, Wilbert F. Lavely Jr. Additional survivors include her son, Wilbert Lavely III and his wife Barbara; her daughter, Tina Terry and her husband John; her three granddaughters: Amy Lavely, Daniell Terry and Jessica Terry; her grandson, Wilbert Lavely IV; her four great-grandsons: Brenton Baker, Nathan Anderson, Tyler Lavely and John Alex Kaleugher; and her great-granddaughter, Aurora Lavely. undeveloped areas of the airport as a spray eld for efuent from the citys wastewater treatment plant as a way of helping empty the citys wastewa ter settlement ponds. However, the council, acting as the Community Redevelopment Agency Board, didnt discuss or vote on the matter. Deleon had previous ly stated that the citys wastewater settling ponds were only rated by the Florida Department of Environmental Protec tion to take 800,000 gallons per day of treated efuent, while the wastewater treatment plant was currently treating 700,000 gallons per day. While most of that is local customers, Deleon estimated for the NewsSun that the plant in s cal year 2013 processed 20,022 gallons per day in sewage and semi-treated efuent from other cities and commercial sites. The combined rev enue from the outside sources, he said, was $412,125, while the citys direct sewer customers paid a total of $1.5 mil lion during the year to process their daily waste. The plant is rated to process 1.5 million gallons per day, but that growth cannot happen without more capacity. Concerned that running out of capacity at the plant may hurt development, the City Council has given Deleon permission to look at a spray eld and other options to increase capacity. We are in the process of drafting a land purchase agreement for 70 acres for settlement ponds, Deleon said Monday in an email. Once I have a land pur chase contract for the (City) Council to consider, I will bring it forward. It remains a priority on my radar. Whether or not the city uses the airport for a spray eld or purchases 70 acres to build ponds, he said it would be a high-cost project, mainly because of the pipes and pumps needed to send the treated water from the plant near the U.S. National Guard Armory on U.S. 27 to either site. It is about the same distance to move water, Deleon said. I would rather purchase the land than be dependent on the airport; nonetheless, everything boils down to the economics behind the decisions. Deleon presented the option of a spray eld to the Airport Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board at its Feb. 17 meeting. Although board member Pat Dan zey moved to approve the spray eld between runways 10/28 and 05/23, pending approval by the Federal Aviation Administration, the motion died for a lack of a second. John Barben, advisory board chairman, has said the board has worked on a master development plan to make the air port an economic engine, and he wants to review any plans Deleon has on a spray eld, to make sure economic initiatives arent hampered. Jerry Wise, board alter nate, has said efuent on the ground would attract bugs, which would attract birds and increase the risk of bird strikes on aircraft. Sprinkler heads on posts could puncture fuel tanks if a plane leaves the runway, Wise said, increasing the risk of re and explosions. Phil Attinger can be reached at phil.attinger@newssun. com or 385-6155, ext. 541 SPRAY FROM PAGE A6In the meantime, CareerSource has launched an online research survey. It is being conducted through Survey Monkey and is designed to gain insight into the needs of both businesses and job seekers in the area. Doubleday said the anonymous survey will aid them in developing future training based on what they see. It can be accessed by going to the organizations web site at Ca and going to the Employers/Business Survey. The participation deadline is May 15. That date will coincide with a Hiring Expo to be held at the CareerSource Heartland center at 5901 US 27 South in Sebring. We will have around 20 em ployers at that event, Doubleday said. Since we will be moving into the slower hiring time of year, we wanted to focus on employers who currently are having difculty ll their year-round open positions. As in the past, veterans will get the rst opportunity, having exclusive access to the oor from 11-11:30 a.m. Then, all job seekers then will be able to talk with employer participants until it closes at 2 p.m. In addition to the employers on site, there also will be the full spectrum of job hunting opportu nities available by using computers at the ofce and talking with CareerSource personnel. Numbers released last month by the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics for March showed that jobless numbers were down just 1/10th of 1 percent from Febru arys report in the county. At the time, local ofcials from CareerSource Heartland described the number as basically at. Visit or call 385-3672. JOBS FROM PAGE A1 at the Highlands County Fairgrounds Convention Center. Zwayer then offered thanks for a county where such a prayer service could be held, then prayed for leaders ranging from local to national and nished up by quoting from 2 Chronicles 7:14. If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselv es and pray and seek my face and turn from their wick ed ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land, he read. It was not the last time that the verse would be cited Rev. Ted Moore also quoted the verse while giving a talk about the Christian under pinnings of the United States. Moore pointed to Founding Father Benjamin Franklins call for prayer as the Continental Congress worked on the United Sates Constitution. Former Highlands County Clerk of Courts Luke Brooker, who originated the local observance, was the master of ceremonies. He introduced his pastor Matt Crawford by saying Young, isnt he? A focus on the youth was another ongoing theme, as youngsters from St. Catherine Cath olic Church in Sebring were called up twice, once to help Circuit Court Judge Peter Estrada lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the opening and again at the close to assist Highlands County Facilities Manager David Flowers who led the crowd in singing God Bless America. Crawford called upon Christians to unite regardless of their demographics, pointing to the Apostle Pauls letter to the Ephesians. He talks about unity, Crawford said. It is not based on watering down truth but holding onto truth. Dr. Eugene Bengston, retired, of Bible Fellow ship Church, addressed the youth directly, reecting on his own childhood and visits to the Highlands County courthouse. He then invoked local pastors to be bold. We have become afraid of the system. We need fearless pastors, he said. He urged the crowd to lift up their pastors and told youngsters that they are the hope of the fu ture. We are here to pray for you, he said. Circuit Court Judge Anthony Ritenour closed the proceedings with the benediction reminding the crowd that our rights come from God and not from government and exhorting them to live exemplary lives. Following the Day of Prayer observance, the Highlands Universi ty Preparatory School held an Adopt-a-Leader prayer luncheon. Highlands County Commissioner Jim Brooks was the keynote speaker there, echoing Day of Prayer speakers in noting the steady decline of values and mor als in America. Now is not the time to grow weary, now is not the time to give up, he said, urging audi ence members to pass on Christian principals to their children. He closed his remarks with a passage from Philippians which he cited as a favorite of football star Tim Tebow. Dont be afraid of your enemies; always be courageous, and this will prove to them that they will lose and that you will win, because it is God who gives you the victo ry, he said. PRAYER FROM PAGE A1 Katara Simmons/News-SunValerie Keene of Sebring raises her hands in prayer Thursday morning during the annual National Day of Prayer ceremony on the lawn at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring. nra.oiThe Least ExpensiveFuneral I Ionic in PolkCounty is offering thesame great services inI lighlands County Too!!Grave Side Service$3,995Includes: Casket. 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www.newssun.comFriday, May 2, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A7 SPORTS Whats for dinner? If you are a largemouth bass, the answer might be easy: anything that doesnt try to eat you rst. Thats good news if y ou like to catch bass because with so many food choices, nding a lure that works is sometimes as easy as nding one that looks good to you. Biologists who study largemouth bass sometimes examine the stomach contents of sh to learn more about them. They look at what bass eat to deter mine the health not only of the individual sh, but all the bass that live in the same body of water. According to John Odenkirk, a sheries biologist with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, there are three things that determine the overall health of a lake or ponds bass population: recruitment, which is how many baby bass grow to adults; growth, or how fast they grow and how healthy they are as they grow; and mortality. In other words, what kills bass? Most of the time, bass do pretty well on their own, but occasionally there is a need to stock forage sh to supplement their food sources. Almost every lake, stream, pond or river has at least some food sour ce that bass will eat since the largemouth bass will eat just about anything. (By the way, if youre worried about that bass that swallowed your bait, hooks generally disintegrate in their stomach, thanks to the strong acid that helps digest food, bones and ns). Odenkirk says what he nds in bass stomachs is limited only to what foods are available in their respective waters, and what they can t in their mouths. Insects, craysh, frogs, lizards, snakes and even baby birds end up on the dinner menu. Bass will also eat each other. The name of the game is survival, and if a bass has to eat another bass in order to live, he wont think twice about it. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist Fred Cross says bass are opportunistic feeders So what they eat is often determined by what swims by. In other wor ds, they eat whatevers available in their area. Hes found eels, snakes, other sh and even baby ducks in bass stomachs Bass also choose their food based on their size. The bigger the bass, the bigger the meal. If they are available, threadn shad are probably the favorite food of largemouth bass. We nd them in bass stomachs more than anything else , says Cross. Shad are softrayed sh, which means their ns arent as spiny as, say, a bluegills. Softrayed sh are easier to swallow. But threadn shad and other shad dont live in every lake or body of water In fact, they need water with plankton in order to survive. Plankton are tiny plants that suspend or oat in the water. Most lakes have plenty of plankton, although water color plays an important part. Lakes with green or light brown tint probably have plankton, but clear lakes dont. Most biologists agree that insects are a vital food source for young bass. Without bugs, baby bass cant grow into big bass. Most lakes have an abundance of aquatic insects living above and below the water. Largemouth bass switch from a diet of mostly insects to a diet of sh and other larger prey when they reach about eight inches long, says Cross. The good news for shermen is they dont have to match real sh and other cr eatur es perfectly to catch bass. Years ago, I lived in Jupiter, Florida and we had What bass eat FISHIN AROUNDDon Norton BY LAUREN WELBORNNews-Sun correspondentThis past weekend, three Highlands County riders loaded up their trailers and headed out to the Tampa State Fair Grounds to compete in the Area E 4-H Horse Show. The show is an annual event, bringing together top riders from DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Manatee, Martin, Okeechobee, Pinellas, Sarasota and St. Lucie. There are many factors that play into the show. Riders have only four classes with the addition of one optional sho wmanship class in which they can compete to earn points. In other shows, the classes are unlimited. In addition, ther e is generally tougher competition and more riders at the Area E show. Tack on the fact that horses and general showing situations can be unpredictable, and it safe to say that this show denitely packs on the pressure. Equestrian sports are not for the faint-hear ted for this reason, yet riders Micaela Buchanan, Morgan Gibbs and Brooke Moon step up to the challenge readily. The three all managed to beat out the competition, bringing home honors. Moon aboard Dont Trump My Ace placed 10th in Hunter Type Geldings, 8th in Jr. Showmanship, and 4th in Jr. Hunter Under Saddle. Buchanan placed 6th in Hunter Type Mares, a class based on the o verall conformation of the horse, with her partner Something Wicked This Way Comes. Buchanan, who is still training her horse, was extremely pleased with her behavior during this event. Micaela needs some time to nish breaking her and getting it together with her. But next year they should be quite the team, shared her proud mother Lisa Buchanan. Gibbs and teammate Detail Express placed 10th in Sr. Hunter Showmanship, 6th in Sr. Horsemanship and 7th in Sr. Hunter Under Saddle. Highlands is a well-recognized county at the event, and these three riders continued to pr ove that legacy with their winnings and overall dispositions.Highlands trio rides proud Courtesy photoMicaela Buchanan, along with partner Something Wicked This Way Comes and 93-year old grandfather Antonio De Oca. Courtesy photoBrooke Moon and her riding partner, Dont Trump My Ace, still have some work to do, but have the makings of a ne team. Courtesy photoMorgan Gibbs and her ride, Detail Express, had three top-10 nishes this past weekend. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South Florida State College will play host to the season-opener of the Rockn Heartland Youth Triathlon Series, in its third year of promoting healthy lifestyles for children and their families via non-prot Julies Funds for Kids. RHYTS is structured to challenge beginners and experienced riders alike, while promoting a sporting discipline they can enjoy for a lifetime. Laid out on the beautiful campus of SFSC, RHYTS features a pool swim and controlled cycling and running courses. Distances vary based on three age divisions. Juniors (5-8 years) swim 50 meters, bike for two miles and run a half-mile; 9to 11year old Intermediates race on a course that is a 100-meter swim, fourmile bike ride and onemile run; seniors (12-16) swim 150 meters, bike six miles and run 1.5 miles. This is the rst of three races in the RHYTS Points Series. The second race is in conjunction with the Heartland Triathlon on Saturday, June 14, and the series returns to South Florida State College on Saturday, Aug. 16, for the nale. Online registration for the rst race, on Saturday, May 10, closes at Midnight on Thursday, May 8. Registration is open until 7:30 a.m. Awards are given three deep per age division at each race and ve deep at the end of the series in August. To register, go to and search heartland. Must register separately for each race.Rockin Heartland Tri Series getting underway Courtesy photoThe Rockn Heartland Youth Triathlon Series is a great time for kids of all ages and skill levels. Courtesy photoDon holds up two, big ve-pounders caught on a recent outing. SEE BASS A9 Y yclri4&r4 > "r. J /)?r4tA T[f \%_( 4 a'I ` !U.:HiV!_ p _-_`.:& a >: A1K-x:K Firr/^`' C{-Ji\RRLTI FA FOU NDATIO FO U N _--Iq. SIZf


A8 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, May 2, 2014 SNAPSHOTS SPORTS COMING UPTrack and Field Today Lake Placid at Class 2A State Finals, Jacksonville, 9 a.m. Saturday Sebring at Class 3A State Finals, Jacksonville, 9 a.m. TODAYGOLF EuroPGA The Championship 9 a.m. GOLF LPGA North Texas Shootout 12:30 p.m. GOLF PGA Wells Fargo Championship 3 p.m. GOLF PGA Insperity Invitational 7:30 p.m. GOLFMLB Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees 7 p.m. SUNNBA PLAYOFFS Toronto at Brooklyn 7 p.m. ESPN2 San Antonio at Dallas 8 p.m. ESPN Houston at P ortland 10:30 p.m. ESPNSATURDAYAUTO RACING NASCAR Aarons 499, Qualifying 1 p.m. FOX NASCAR Aarons 312 3 p.m. ESPNCOLLEGE BASEBALL LSU at Texas A&M 1 p.m. ESPN2 Arkansas at Mississippi 4:30 p.m. SUN Florida International at East Carolina 6:30 p.m. SUNCOLLEGE SOFTBALL Florida at Arkansas 7:30 p.m. ESPNGOLF PGA Wells Fargo Championship 1 p.m. GOLF PGA Wells Fargo Championship 3 p.m. CBS LPGA North Texas Shootout 3 p.m. GOLF PGA Pnsperity Invitational 6:30 p.m. GOLFMLB Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees 1 p.m. SUN Chicago White Sox at Cleveland 6 p.m. WGNNBA PLAYOFFS Memphis at Oklahoma City, if necessary 8:30 p.m. TNTSPORTS ON TV SCORE BOARDNBA Daily Playoff GlanceFIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Sunday, April 27 Washington 98, Chicago 89 Golden State 118, L.A. Clippers 97, series tied 2-2 Toronto 87, Brooklyn 79, series tied 2-2 Portland 123, Houston 120, OT, Portland leads series 3-1 Monday, April 28 Miami 109, Charlotte 98, Miami wins series 4-0 Atlanta 107, Indiana 97, Atlanta leads series 3-2 San Antonio 93, Dallas 89, series tied 2-2 Tuesday, April 29 Washington 75, Chicago 69, Washington wins series 4-1 Memphis 100, Oklahoma City 99, OT, Memphis leads series 3-2 Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 San Antonio 109, Dallas 103 Toronto Houston 108, Portland 98 Thursday, May 1 Indiana at Atlanta, late Oklahoma City at Memphis, late L.A. Clippers at Golden State, late Friday, May 2 Toronto at Brooklyn, TBA San Antonio at Dallas, TBA x-Houston at Portland, TBA Saturday, May 3 x-Atlanta at Indiana, TBA x-Memphis at Oklahoma City, TBA x-Golden State at L.A. Clippers, TBA Sunday, May 4 x-Brooklyn at Toronto, TBA x-Dallas at San Antonio, TBA x-Portland at Houston, TBANHL Daily Playoff GlanceFIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Sunday, April 27 N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 2 Chicago 5, St. Louis 1, Chicago wins series 4-2 Anaheim 5, Dallas 4, OT, Anaheim wins series 4-2 Monday, April 28 Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 3, Pittsburgh wins series 4-2 Minnesota 5, Colorado 2, series tied 3-3 Los Angeles 4, San Jose 1, series tied 3-3 Tuesday, April 29 Philadelphia 5, N.Y. Rangers 2, series tied 3-3 Wednesday, April 30 Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Colorado, 9:30 p.m. Los Angeles at San Jose, 10 p.m. SECOND ROUND Thursday, May 1 Montreal at Boston, lateMajor League BaseballAmerican League East W L Pct GB New York 15 11 .577 Baltimore 12 12 .500 2 Boston 13 14 .481 2 Toronto 12 14 .462 3 Tampa Bay 11 16 .407 4 Central W L Pct GB Detroit 13 9 .591 Minnesota 12 11 .522 1 Kansas City 13 12 .520 1 Chicago 14 14 .500 2 Cleveland 11 16 .407 4 West W L Pct GB Oakland 17 10 .630 Texas 15 12 .556 2 Los Angeles 13 13 .500 3 Seattle 11 14 .440 5 Houston 9 18 .333 8 Wednesdays Games Detroit 5, Chicago White Sox 1 L.A. Angels 7, Cleveland 1 Pittsburgh at Baltimore, ppd. rain. Seattle at N.Y. Yankees, ppd. rain. Tampa Bay at Boston, ppd. rain. Oakland 12, Texas 1 L.A. Dodgers 6, Minnesota 2 Kansas City 4, Toronto 2 Washington 7, Houston 0 Thursdays Games L.A. Dodgers at Minnesota, 1st game, late Pittsburgh at Baltimore, late Seattle at N.Y. Yankees, late L.A. Dodgers at Minnesota, 2nd game, late Tampa Bay at Boston, late Toronto at Kansas City, late Fridays Games Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Oakland at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Baltimore at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Detroit at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Seattle at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Texas at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. National League East W L Pct GB Atlanta 17 8 .680 New York 15 11 .577 2 Washington 15 12 .556 3 Philadelphia 13 13 .500 4 Miami 12 14 .462 5 Central W L Pct GB Milwaukee 20 7 .741 St. Louis 14 14 .500 6 Cincinnati 12 14 .462 7 Pittsburgh 10 16 .385 9 Chicago 8 17 .320 11 West W L Pct GB San Francisco 16 11 .593 Colorado 16 12 .571 Los Angeles 14 12 .538 1 San Diego 13 15 .464 3 Arizona 8 22 .267 9 Wednesdays Games St. Louis 9, Milwaukee 3 N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, ppd. rain. Pittsburgh at Baltimore, ppd. rain. Miami 9, Atlanta 3 Chicago Cubs 9, Cincinnati 4 L.A. Dodgers 6, Minnesota 2 Washington 7, Houston 0 Arizona 5, Colorado 4 San Francisco 3, San Diego 2 Thursdays Games L.A. Dodgers at Minnesota, 1st game, late Pittsburgh at Baltimore, late Atlanta at Miami, late L.A. Dodgers at Minnesota, 2nd game, late Milwaukee at Cincinnati, late N.Y. Mets at Colorado, late Fridays Games St. Louis at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Miami, 7:10 p.m. San Francisco at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Arizona at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. YMCA Flag FootballSEBRING The YMCA/ Eagle Youth Flag Football League for ages 5-14 registration deadline is Monday, May 5. For questions or more information, call 382-9622.Sebring Elks Golf TournamentThe Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, May 5, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $30, which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at or leave a message on (863) 471-3295. Check in not later than 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop.Highlands County Summer LeaguesSEBRING The Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department announces that the 2014 Summer Leagues will start the week of May 12. Leagues will include Womens, Church and Recreational A and B Leagues and are open to all adults and youth 16 years and older. Registration and fees are due by Wednesday, May 7, no exceptions. Fees are $360 and $15 sanctioning fee for the year. For any further information please call Bob Keefe at 863-381-8284, Dustin Ridenour at 381-8269 or the Sports Complex at 863-402-6755.Firemens BBQSEBRING The Sebring Firemen Inc. will be hosting their 4th Annual Barbecue on Friday, May 16, from 4-6 p.m. at Firemens Field to benet Sebring High School Football. Dine in or drive through and enjoy a half-chicken dinner or a third-pound pulled pork sandwich, both with two sides, for $8. Make checks payable to Sebring Firemen Inc./ Football Fund. Come for the food and stay for the Spring Blue and White game following the dinner.Bass N Trash TournamentSEBRING The Sebring Sr. FFA will host the First Annual Bass N Trash Fishing Tournament on Saturday, May 17, on Lake Jackson at the Veterans Beach boat ramp. Cost is $25 per person, with a maximum of four people per team, with all registered team members receiving a free T-shirt and lunch. Meet time is 7 a.m. and shing will get underway at 7:30 a.m. Weigh-in takes place at Noon. Cass prizes will be given to heaviest total of three bass, three trash sh, heaviest bass and heaviest trash sh all sh must be alive at weigh-in. Registration deadline is May 1, which guarantees a shirt, registrations after that, up through the day of the tournament, arent guaranteed a shirt. To register, or for mor e information, contact Sarah Cleveland at (352) 2149883, or Rebekah Wills at (863) 273-0208.SHS Summer of SwimSebring High School will be offering swimming lessons with four sessions to choose from. The rst session runs from Monday, June 9 to Friday, June 20. The second session runs from June 23-July 3, the third session July 7-July 18 and the fourth from July 21-August 1. Registrations are being taken, beginning Monday, May 5, at the front ofce of Sebring High School during the day from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., where ofce secretaries will be able to sign you up. For questions, call 4715500, ext. 229, or 381-7092 and leave a message for Ms. Pat. Emails can also be sent to catonp@highlands.k12. .us. The Sebring High School pool will be open on Wednesday, May 1,Monday through Friday from 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3 p.m. Additional hours will be added once school is out for the summer. Cost is $2 per swimmer, and family passes are available at $50 for rst family member and $15 for each additional. Sebring Summer Swim Program The Summer Swim Program will again offer four instructional sessions. Each will last two weeks and the swim class meets each weekday, Monday through Friday. The Program will offer eight types of instruction: 1. Adult Beginner: Adults Only. For the novice-no experience necessary. 2. Parent and Tot: Water Orientation. Mother/Father must participate with child. (6 months to 2 years of age.) 3. Level I: Introduction to Water Skills. Students rst water orientation without Mother/Father. Part A--Preschool Aquatics (2-4 years of age) Part B-School Age (4-5 years of age) 4. Level II: Fundamental Aquatic Skills. Students do not need Mother/Father in pool. (4-5 years of age.) 5. Level III: Stroke Development. Students must be comfortable in water. 6. Level IV: Stroke Improvement. Students must be able to swim 10 yards, do a front dive, and oat on their backs. 7. Level V: Stroke Renement. Students must be able to swim 50 yards, tread water 30 seconds, and elementary back stroke 25 yards. 8. Level VI: Part A Personal Water Safety/ Diving Fundamentals. Students must be able to swim 100 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, backstroke 100 yards. Will learn basics of diving. Part B Fitness Swimmer/Diving Fundamentals. Students will learn necessary skills to make swimming part of their exercise program. Will learn basics of diving. There will be a $50 fee for the two-week session and students will be enrolled on a rst come, rst served basis. There will be no refunds after completion of registration and payment of fees, unless the swim class is cancelled. There must be at least four swimmers per class for the lessons to be taught.Sunrise Rotary Charity GolfSEBRING The Sebring Sunrise Rotary 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will tee off on Saturday, June 7 at Sun N Lake on the Turtle Run course. Format is a four-person Scramble with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $240 per team, which includes green fees, cart, range balls, lunch and on-course beverages. The Cohan Radio Group, SpringLake Hardware, Dixon Golf and the Alan Jay Automotive Network are Hole-In-One sponsors and Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center is a Trophy Sponsor. Other sponsorships are available, from a $100 hole sponsor, to a $160 hole sponsor which includes a single entry, and a $340 hole sponsor which includes a team entry. Sign-up is available online at Make checks payable to Sebring Sunrise Foundation, P.O. Box 1363, Sebring, FL 33871.Lady Panther Softball CampAVON PARK South Florida Softball will be hosting its annual summer camp Tuesday and Wednesday, June 10 and 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day, for girls aged 6-18. Cost is $45 pr camper, with registration and checkin starting at 8 a.m. walkups are accepted. Campers should bring glove, cap, bat and any softball attire desired. The SFSC Softball Camps are designed to provide quality softball instruction, with emphasis on fundamentals and improvement in all areas of the game. Each day, campers will have the opportunity to improve their skills and softball knowledge with the help of SFSC head coach Carlos Falla, who will serve as camp director. Lady Panther assistant coach Heather Barnes and members of the 2013-14 SFSC softball team will serve as instructors. To pre-register online, go to athletics/softball and print out application form. For more information, call the schools athletic ofce or email Baseball Youth CampsAVON PARK Spring is here and summer is just around the corner, which means the annual Panther Baseball Summer Youth Camps will be warming up before you know it. For youth players aged 5-13, there will be two camps the rst meets Monday through Thursday, June 16-19, with the second the following week, June 23-26. The camps will go each day from 8:30 a.m.-Noon, with a cost of $80 per week, or $150 for both weeks. For additional campers from the same family, $5 discounts do apply. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Registration each day is from 8-8:30 a.m., with the camp then getting underway with all aspects of baseball fundamentals, pitching mechanics and games, with a dip in the SFSC pool to nish each day. SFSC head coach Rick Hitt will serve as camp director, with instruction given from assistant coach Andy Polk and members of the Panther baseball team. Campers should bring a glove, cap and any baseball attire desired, including bathing suit and towel. Register by phone by calling the SFSC Baseball ofce at (863) 784-7036, or register the morning of the rst camp session. Walk-up registrations are accepted. Applications can be found at www.southorida. edu/athletics/baseball. o0000000 0000r 0000f f 0M-BD LOBD 2 3 L IVMortgageGA Rate 4.25",,PORCH 30 Year LoanrL 11 Principle andInterest OnlyRACE THRU PENNZOILKWIK LUBE ii0aMOTOR HOMES, OIL CHANGE,FULL SERVICE:$39.95 ANDWE SERVICEDIESELSAND SEMIS. voted FASTESTFLEET OIL CHANGEACCOUNTS 12 Years in aWELCOME. Row!471-070013447 U.S. South, Sebring(across from Dunkin' Donuts) M-F: 8-5:30, Sat 8-2ind it!in t eCLASS S!


www.newssun.comFriday, May 2, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A9 Golf Hammock Last Monday, April 28, the Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am Points and saw Les Campbell take rst in A group with +5, Jim Gulick grabbed second with +1, and Dana Smith fell to third with Even. In B group, Al Muhlbauer was in rst with +6, Bob Trier in second with +2 and Jim Hammond in third with +1. C group had Mike Anselm and David Mulligan tied for rst at +6, while Ed Northrup took thir d with -3. Len Westdale grabbed rst in D group with +6, Dave Mangold in second with +4, Terry Yandle and Terri Trumbull tied for third with +3. In E group, Bob Hughs took rst with a +9, Tony Frances captured second with +5 and Joe Hamillton was in third with +3. F group saw Ken Porte take rst with a +4,D ave Hankinson and Jack Carlton tied for secondt at Even. And in G group, Richard Lindsay and P ete Mezza tied for rst with a +2, Frank Branca took third with a minus 2 Next Monday, May 5, the Mezza Group will continue to play at Golf Hammock beginning at 7:45 a.m. Please arrive early due to a big eld of players. For more information, or to join the group, call Pete at 382-1280. Please note, on Monday, May 12, the starting time will be 8:30 a.m. Lake June West The Mens League played on Wednesday, April 30. The team of Joe Swartz, Art Schmeltz, Jack McGinnis and Fred Neer got the win with a 41, just one shot ahead of the 42 carded by Ron Cobert, Dick Thole, Bob Berard and Larry Heath. For closest to the pin, Denny Mathew hit to 16 feet from No. 2, Dick Denhart to 12 feet from No. 4 and Thole to six feet from No. 6. The Monday Ladies hit the course on April 28 and saw Annie Hill, Betty Kinchloe and Chris Heath come in with a 34 for the win. Joyce Swartz, Marge Schultz, Beth Schueneke and Beryl Hansen shot a 37 for second and Helene Mellon, Janice Barringer, Carol Cobert and Pat Asmus carded a 42 for third. In closest to the pin, Hall hit to 23-feet, 11-inches from No. 8, Hansen to 18-feet, 2-inches from No. 2 and Barringer to 14-feet, 3-inches from No. 4. A Mixed Scramble was played on Thursday, April 24. Joe and Joyce Swartz teamed with Ron and Carol Cobert to card a 50 and get the win. Bob and Elaine Orr were joined by Art Schmeltz and Betty Billau and scored a 55 for second, while Dick Denhart, Charlotte Mathew, Don Boulton and Helene Mellon shot a 57 for third. John Huggett had both closest to the pins for the men, getting to 15 feet from No. 4 and 6-feet, 1-inch from No. 2, while Joann McGill was closest for the ladies, sticking her shot on No. 8 to just 5-feet, 8-inches from the cup. Placid Lakes The Mens Association played Individual Points with Handicap on Wednesday, April 30. Russ Isaacs grabbed the top spot with a 53-point total, while Tony Grande and John Goble each came in with 51, with Grande getting the tiebreaker for second place. Ed Bartusch was fourth with 50 and Bob McMillian fth with 49. Grande had closest to the pin for the day, hitting to within 8-feet, 3-inches from No. 11. The Womens Association played an Individual Low Net Even Holes event on Tuesday, April 29. Pam Thomas came in rst with a 31, with Joan Sniffen second at 34. Three ladies came in with 36s with the match of cards giving third to Rose Hunter, fourth to Narola Rosenberg and fth to Karen Wallin. Judy Thompson had closest to the pin, getting to 7-feet, 2-inches from No. 11, and Rosenberg had a chip-in on No. 10. The Mens Association played a One Best Ball plus Net Birdies event on W edensday, April 23, with Tony Grande, Bob McMillian and Gene Ransom taking the top spot with a -29. Carding a -27 for second was the team of John Goble, Ed Bartusch, Jack Hoerner and Wayne Wood. Finishing third, with a -25, were John Moss, Russ Isaacs, Bob Sheets and Bud Snyder. McMillian had closest to the pin on the day at No. 6. A Two Best Ball tournament was held by the Womens Golf Association on Tuesday, April 22. The team of Bobbie Miller, Barb Moriarity and Pat Haas took rst with a -27, while Alice Bitzer, Narola Rosenberg, Sue Mackey and Joan Sniffen shot a -25 for second. Taking third, with a -21, were Rose Hunter, Carol Olsen and Pam Thomas. Miller had closest to the pin on the day, sticking her shot on No. 2 to a mere one foot from the hole. SpringLake On Tuesday, April 29, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association spon sored a Four Man Team Three Best Balls competition on a bright and sunny Cougar Trail golf course. The winning team, with a 3 best ball score of 191, consisted of Jon Brower, Ken Rohr, Ed Clay and Charlie Keniston. Captain Browers teammates all shot in the net 60s and his was a respectable net 73, also. Two teams tied for second place six strokes back at 197. Joe Austin, Will David, Jim Foote and Larr y Colclasure tied with Jan Hard, Bill Lawens, Dave Docherty and Ray McKenzie for second honors. The team of Gerry Esty, Gary Behrendt, John Schroeder and Ed Grifth tied for fourth place at 199 strokes with Bo Bohanon, Gene Hearn, Larry Miesner and Dan Porter. about an acre pond in our yard. Of course I over-stocked the body of water with plenty of largemouth bass and it nally reached a point where I had to feed them store-bought smelt since theyd eaten everything but each other in the pond. But I used to amaze my friends and neighbors by cutting a small section of a branch and tying it onto my line. As quick as the stick hit the water, a bass would strike it. Once he realized it wasnt food, hed release it only to be struck by another bass. Just remember, bass arent pickytheyll eat just about anything! REDS Friday Bass Tournament on Istokpoga Last Friday, we held our weekly tournament on Lake Istokpoga, starting around 6:45 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m. JR Dyer and his partner Hunter Ison won the event with a whopping three-sh limit weighing in at 19.33 pounds. Three beautiful sh, the largest, a nice 7.9 pounder easily took the Big Bass Pot as well. Nice job guys! I shed alone and nished in second place with two bass weighing 11.43 pounds. Like everyone else, I lost a couple of good sh, but Id of had to have a solid eight-pounder to catch up to Dyer and Ison. It was a good tournament with some nice sh weighed in. Well be back out there again on Friday. Come by around 1 p.m. for our weigh-in. Entry fee is $30 per boat (one or two anglers) which includes a $10 BIG BASS pot. One to ve boats will pay 100-percent to rst place; 6-10 boats will pay 75-percent to rst and 25 to second; 11-15 boats will pay 60-percent to rst, 25 to second and 15 to third; 16-20 boats will pay 55-percent to rst, 20 to second, 15 to third and 10 to fourth. State exemption certicates will be issued for up to 30 shermen, three-sh limit and a 12-inch minimum. You can pay at the ramp the morning of the tournament. Once paid, you may begin shing. Come on out and join us!Don Norton is a professional tournament bass sherman, bass shing guide, and custom rod builder. He lives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie, and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He is also the owner of REDS II, a full-service shing tackle store located at 3603 Sebring Parkway, in Sebring, FL. You can reach him at 863-2734998 or by email at donorton13@ Visit his REDS FISHING facebook page or his website at or stop by the store to see him anytime. NO INTEREST IF PAID IN FULL WITHIN 15 MONTHS* (863) 699-5455 (863) 382-8488 CAC058675 SNAPSHOTS GOLF Courtesy photoJR Dyer and Hunter Ison won the Istokpoga Bass Tournament with a whopping three sh weighing in at 19.33 pounds. BASSFROM PAGE A7 IdaTE. d asa 1n!NMICEWRALAULINC.(863) 699-5455 (863) 382-8488yC .J i K. C r L J coMFORr :: i/ } ``` SPECIALfSNEWS-SUN 1111j]LER9Slira,,TuAL A JNc.www.MillersCentralAir.com20 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852Pa.r'1 it iii the _T ,ASS I III II I s m -aAGZZ 2UGZ t CiJ itO GIS tg


A10 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, May 2, 2014 OUR PATIENT'S SAFETYCOMES FIRSTThe only hospital within 50 miles toreceive an "A" rating from Hospital Safety ScoresmHOSPITALSAFETYSCORESTMSometimes there is safetyin letters, too.The 2014 "A" Hospital Safety Scoresm by the LeapFrogGroup proves it. Under the guidance of a blue ribbonpanel, the LeapFrog Group uses publicly available dataon patient injuries, medical errors and infections toletter grade the safety records of more than 1300hospitals nationwide. Our "A" represents our overallperformance in keeping patients safe frompreventable harm and medical errors.It's another reason why you can always trustFlorida Hospital Heartland Medical Center.Compare our score with other area hospitals at www.hospitalsafetyscore.orgFLORIDA HOSPITALHEARTLAND MEDICAL


LIVING BFriday, May 2, 2014 Horse is fully airborne This is the sequence, based on Stanfords study, of a horse gallop (leading with the right leg).Push off from right foreleg Airborne phase; all four feet drawn together under horse Left rear leg is first to touch ground Support from left rear leg Both rear legs touch groundLeft rear leg lifts; left front leg touches ground Vaulting phase; weight transfers to front left leg, right front leg comes down as rear legs come up Weight rests on right front leg only; sequence repeats1. 6. .15. Illustration by Camille Weber/Lexington Herald-Leader 1There are 320,000 horses in the commonwealth of Kentucky. Only 25 percent are thoroughbreds.2A foal is any baby horse. A lly is usually a female horse younger than 4, although this age might be 2 or 3, depending on the breed. A colt is a male horse younger than 4 with the same caveat. A mare is a female adult horse. A stallion is a male adult horse that is capable of breeding. A gelding is a male adult horse that has been castrated to keep it from breeding.3Ponies are not baby horses. A pony is any of several breeds with a specic conformation and temperament. Ponies have thicker manes, tails and coats and shorter legs than horses. They are never taller than 14.2 hands. (But miniature horses are horses.)4Every horse has its own personality. Just like human children, they can easily get spoiled if they arent properly trained as youngsters. Generally, they like human attention. Theyre vegetarians, so they are not interested in eating you. But they are prey animals, meaning their ight response is well-tuned. It is best because of the placement of his eyes on his head to approach a horse from the side, touch his shoulder gently, then move to be in front of him. You might want to present the back of your hand to his nose so he may smell you. Always ask permission of a horses owner to touch or feed the horse, as some are more dangerous than you might think. Always hold your hand at when presenting a horse with a treat. The treats most likely to please: apples, carrots, peppermints and cookies.5They are measured in hands. A hand is equal to 4 inches. You measure from the peak of the withers (the highest point between a horses shoulder blades) to the ground. Horse size depends on breed. The largest ever was 21 hands. The average is 15.6Horses can sleep standing up. Some choose to lie down, but only if they feel very safe. Studies show that horses can sleep from a few minutes to several hours a day, nabbing their sleep in relatively small allotments throughout a 24-hour period.7They can live to be more than 40 years old, although that is quite rare. The average life span is 25 to 30 years. (You can calculate a horses age in human years by multiplying by 3 and adding 8.)8When a horse is foaming at the mouth, most of the time it is because he is wearing a bit in his mouth that is attached to the reins which helps in controlling the horse. The horses salivary glands respond by producing moisture, which is a good thing. If the horse is relaxed and its head is in the correct position, his saliva will ow, hence the foaming.9Horses come in a variety of colors such as gray, roan, black, brown, buckskin or dun, white and golden, i.e. Roy Rogers palomino Trigger. White thoroughbreds are extremely rare. Additionally, you will nd some breeds with distinctive colors and coat patterns such as spotted Appaloosas, and paints or pintos. Two of the most common colors you will see are bay (brown with a black mane, tail with black and/or white leg markings) or chestnut (reddish tan; can have white socks, stockings and/ or facial markings). A rusty-colored horse is a chestnut. No matter what color, they have no nerves in their manes or tails, so accidentally pulling on them is not painful.10 White fences around horse farms are not code for anything. White was a traditional color, but black paint came into favor because the paint was cheaper and black fences could hold up six or seven years between paint jobs. White fences needed a yearly update. Stallions usually have three-plank fencing; broodmares with babies get an additional plank to keep the little ones from rolling or diving under the lower plank. Some stallion farms dou ble-fence to keep the manly horses from ghting.Bonus fact: The Kentucky Derby is run one time a year, always on the rst Saturday in May. It is considered the most famous horse race in the world. An individual horse no matter how famous can run in the Derby only once because it is open to 3-year-olds only. The purse is $2 million, but the fame is forever. G. GIRTH: Here beats the heart of a champion, loyal worker or loving companion. Racehorses can run up to speeds of 45 mph. The only land animals faster are the cheetah and the gazelle. It was determined after 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariats death that his heart was about twice the size of an average horses heart.J. SOCKS (left), STOCKINGS (right): Horses wear one, two, three, four or none. They might be black and/or white, depending on their coat color.H. CHESTNUT: Vestige of a prehistoric toe. All horses have them on both inside front and back legs.K. HOOF: Did you know that a horse actually stands on his tippy toes? The horses hoof has evolved from 5 toes to one giant toe. The out side covering is made of keratin, a crack-resistant protein found ably will be dark gray or black. Whether the horse wears shoes or not, he needs his hooves picked and inspected daily, and trim med back about once every 6 weeks to prevent them from becoming too long, frail and uneven, causing them to crack and split, resulting in a lame horse.D. MOOD INDICATORS (ears): Those swiveling ears are great predictors of what hes thinking. Pricked forward means alert and interested, but pinned back watch out.F. WITHERS: The highest point of the horses shoulder. Horses are measured in height at this point in 4-inch increments called hands. The term hands came about in part because the width of the average persons hand was about 4 inches. Ponies are always 14.2 hands tall or shorter.L. BUSINESS END (better known as hindquarters): Caution: damage. Always approach horses from the side because they have a blind spot in the front and back and could startle easily if approached from behind. While most horses will run from danger, kicking with their hind feet is another response to danger. A. EYES: Largest of all land animals. Because horses eyes are set on the sides like all prey animals, they have monocular vision, giving them a blind spot in the front and back. So always approach a horse from the side so you do not startle him.B. BLAZE: Not too hot to touch. Horses might have a variety of facial markings, such as a stripe, star or snip.C. VELVETY NOSE: Great for kissing and soft to the touch, but make sure the horse is friendly because his nose. Did you know you can tell a horses age by the growth, wear and angle of its teeth? If you decide to feed a horse a treat, make the horse doesnt grab your them accidentally. E. MANE: Even on a badhair day, it protects his neck from biting insects.I. LEGS: A foals long spindly legs are almost as long at birth as an adults, allowing him to keep up with his mother and run from predators within hours after birth. By Amy WilsonMcClatchy NewspapersIts not as if we dont know horses. Four-legged, pretty, standing in elds, not cows. And yet, many people have never touched a horse or have any sense what the animal is like And that needs to be r ectied. We thought a little knowledge wouldnt be a bad thing either S o, with an assist from the United States Equestrian Federation and the Kentucky Horse Park, we present 10 things everyone should know about horses.10 things everyone should know before watching the Derby I K C B A D E F L H H J J G In 1892, Leland Stanford settled an argument about whether galloping horses were ever fully airborne. He paid photographer Eadweard Muybridge to devise an apparatus with multiple trip wires attached to camera shutters.SOURCE: BOWLINGSITE.MCF.COM/MOVEMENT/HGAL.HTML GRAPHIC: CAMILLE WEBER/MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERSCAMILLE WEBER/MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERSExamining equestrian anatomy from head to toeDo horses get airborne when they gallop?WHAT MAKES A HORSE A HORSE Io-. c 22


B2 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, May 2, 2014 PUZZLE CORNER Solution on B4DEAR ABBY: My wife and I both served in the military. When she returned from Egypt 19 months ago, she dropped a bomb on me, saying she didnt want to be married anymore. She said she had settled for second best all her life and thats what she had done with me. She went on to say she knows theres someone better than me out there, and shes going to nd him. All the evidence points to an affair, which she de nies constant trips out of town, emails and phone calls. We are now living paycheck to paycheck. We have no more savings and Im paying all the expens es when it comes to the kids. She retired a year ago and refuses to get a job worthy of her experience. The worst part is, our kids have suffered. We have been sepa rated ever since she got back. She says our kids arent worth her trying to save our marriage. Our close friends and family are still shocked, but no one more than me. It has been a struggle, which almost caused me to have a breakdown. Everything I do now is to lessen the impact on our kids. What advice can you offer me? TRYING TO COPE IN VIRGINIADEAR TRYING TO COPE: Please accept my sympathy. Your marriage is over and you have to ac cept it. If you havent consult ed a lawyer, you should do it NOW to gure out what your responsibility and HERS will be to the children once your divorce is nal. They should be cared for by the parent who is willing and able to give them stability, and the lawyer can help you determine this. From your description of your wife, that would be you, while she searches for someone she deserves. Personal ly, I hope she nds him, because the way she has treated you has been brutal. DEAR ABBY: Im a student in a community college. I enjoy the diversity of the students here; many are adults who are changing careers or getting the education theyve always wanted. One woman in my class has a habit of bringing her toddler with her. I under stand that sitters can be unreliable and child care is expensive, but this dis rupts the class and I know it distracts the mother, as well. She often has to get up mid-lesson when her child needs to use the restroom. I dont want to step on toes or intrude in peoples personal lives, but college is no place for an unruly toddler. How can I han dle this? STUDENT IN NEW YORKDEAR STUDENT: I wholeheartedly agree with you that toddlers do not belong in college lectures where they distract the students. This is some thing that should be discussed with whomever is conducting the class, and if that doesnt x the problem, with the dean. P.S. Some colleges have baby-sitting facilities on campus.Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.Kids collateral damage in wifes war on marriage DEAR ABBYJeanne Phillips Deep into The Amazing SpiderMan 2, my 11-year-old companion was confused about a certain plot point justiably, Id say and demanded an immediate and thorough explanation. Shh, not now. Later! I hissed. Because, though I didnt admit it, I really didnt want to miss an Andr ew Gareld-Emma Stone kiss. And who knew when the next one was coming? With great chemistry, you see, comes great kissing. Lets just say this unequivocally: Whether or not my young Spidey fan would agree, the best thing about the The Amazing SpiderMan 2, the second installment of director Marc Webbs series reboot, is that infectious chemistry between Gareld and Stone. In fact, given that this overstuffed, overly long lm is a sequel to a sequel, and that it spends a gazillion dollars r etelling a story (in 3-D and IMAX) that the world already knows, you could argue that the Gareld-Stone dynamic is the real justication for the whole enterprise. This isnt just because the two happen to be real-life partners though it cant hurt. Gareld is a sensitive actor who brings a quirky blend of intelligence and gooness to Peter Parker, and a welcome hip ster edge to the role that the wideeyed Tobey Maguire didnt have in the earlier incarnation of the Marvel character. As for Stone, shes just so darned charming. And though its again a stretch to imagine her as a high school student, heck, w ell take it. (In fact, Stone is 25 and Gareld is 30, so were just gonna have to give them a pass on this. At least they get their diplomas this time.) Another winning presence is that of Sally Field, touching as the nowwidowed Aunt May. The reliable Field gets one terrically emotional scene with Peter that may have you reaching for a tissue. As for the plot, though, that may have you reaching for a notepad. There are not one, not two, but three villains (at least!) here, and all sorts of backstories something for ev eryone, which means too much. The most important backstory involves Peters parents, and what really happened to them once they abandoned him as a tot (hint: it involves a very fast-paced plane ride). Back on terra rma, we start with an even faster-paced urban chase involving Spider-Man, a hammy, Russian-accented Paul Giamatti, and some plutonium, distr acting Peter/Spidey from Gwen, whos anxiously awaiting Peters arrival at their graduation. Peter does arrive, miraculously, but we quickly learn that the key obstacle to their relationship remains in place: Peters fear of putting Gwen in harms way. Haunted, Peter just cant commit (they always have an excuse, right?) Not surpris ingly, Gwen gets very charmingly annoyed, and kinda sorta breaks up with him. But these two cant stay apart for long. Meanwhile, there are big goings-on at Oscorp, that huge bioengineering corporation headed by Norman Osborn. With Norman on his deathbed, son H arry (Dane DeHaan) Peters old buddy, returns from boarding school. The pale, wiry DeHaan is entertainingly creepy as he descends into desperation. Then theres the unappreciated Oscorp employee Max Dillon (Jamie Foxx). When he falls into a vat of mutant electric eels (OSHA would have a eld day at Oscorp), he morphs into Electro, a glowing monster who can manipulate elec tricity and suck the power from a whole city (Foxx is more convincing as the villain than the self-effacing scientist). Where will it all end? Well, at least two more sequels (to the sequel, to the sequel) are planned, and any number of future confrontations loom. Which of the villains will reemerge to challenge Spidey? Shh, not now. Later! 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www.newssun.comFriday, May 2, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B3 Ridge Area Arc & Waypoints FinancialInvite You ToEscape to KokomoIsland View Restaurant at Sun N LakeFree Margaritas and Beer(Cash bar and soft drinks also available.)Caribbean Buffet with Chicken and Ribs Music by GrooVusA Chance To Win$20,000for a Great Cause!To purchase tickets, make a donation, or to help sponsor this event, please contact: Conna Walker at May 2ndTickets HEALTHY LIVING We all know that smoking is bad for lungs and hearts, but did you know it causes problems with your bones? A British study looked at more than 1,000 hip frac tures. Smoking increased the risk of hip fracture 1.59 times in men and 1.36 times in women. If they quit smoking, the risk for men equaled that of the nonsmoker after ve years. In women, it takes longer. Another recent study showed that the risk of spine fracture was also in creased by smoking. Overuse injuries (think weeding too long) are 1.5 times more common in smokers than nonsmokers. Smoking also slows healing. In a study of wrist fractures, smokers took two months longer to heal than nonsmokers. How does smoking cause so many problems? Nicotine slows the pro duction of osteoblasts (bone forming cells). With fewer osteoblasts, less bone is made to heal a fracture or to strengthen a bone to prevent the frac ture. Smokers also absorb less calcium, an essential building block for strong bones. Rotator cuff tears, the shoulder injury that in terferes with shing, golf and pickleball, are near ly twice as large in smokers than in nonsmokers. Smaller tears heal better than large ones. The larger tears in smokers are probably due to poor tendon quality. This also makes successful repair more dif cult Time to return to full activity is longer with the larger tears. Smoking makes sur gery riskier. Some of the small air sacs in the lung collapse (atelectasis). In some patients this can lead to fever and, in a few cases, pneumonia. Nico tine decreases the blood ow to wounds, slowing healing and leading to a higher risk of infection. Even without inju ry, smokers can develop chronic neck and back pain. Fifty percent of smokers have chron ic low back pain as opposed to 20 percent of non-smokers. The decreased blood ow to the discs causes degeneration and the osteoporosis (decreased bone) causes stress fractures in the ver tebrae. There is one study that suggests that smokers also have a lower pain tol erance. May is National Osteoporosis month so, if you are a smoker, do something nice for your bones and yourself. Talk to your primary care doctor about quitting.Dr. Diana D. Carr treats patients at The Hand & Shoulder Specialists offering specialty care close to home with a concentration on healing shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand problems. She is certi ed by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. For more information, please visit http:// or Smoking bad for the bones MetroStudies show that in addition to the damage it does to your lungs, smoking is also bad for your bones. GUEST COLUMNDr. Diana Carr D ear Pharmacist: Are there any natural remedies I can take for high blood pressure? I do take medicine but I want to get off because it makes me cough. Can you help? T.L., Dallas, TexasAnswer: Promise to remain supervised by your physician before going off your medicine, some have to be weaned, you cant suddenly stop. High blood pressure is one of those things I consider a symptom rather than a disease itself. It is silent meaning there are few obvious signs that you have it until a big event, for example a heart attck. As blood pressure rises, you may get headaches in the back of the head which may feel worse in the morning upon arising. You may also experi ence dizziness, blurred vision, ringing in the ears, fatigue, nosebleeds or the urge to urinate at night. So what are your op tions? Losing weight by exercising will help. A better diet is a must. Because hypertension is a risk factor for heart attack and stroke, physicians take quick action and prescribe medications to lower blood pressure: ACE Inhibitors: Popu lar ones are lisinopril, benazepril and enalapril. These medications block your ACE enzyme. Natural foods and supplements that do the same thing in a gentler way include garlic, seaweed, pyc nogenol, omega 3 fatty acids, egg yolks, zinc and hawthorn berries. Calcium Channel Blockers: Verapamil, amlodipine and nife dipine. Medications in this category cause relaxation of the blood vessels. Natural options are omega 3 fatty acids, calcium, magnesium, vitamin E, vitamin C, hawthorn berries, NAC and lipoic acid. You should also eat celery. Diuretics: Blockbusters like furosemide and hydrochlorothiazide, these medications cause you to urinate more which reduces the amount of uid in your blood vessels. When you reduce the squeeze in those tiny cramped vessels, pressure goes down. Natural, gentle water pills include vitamin C, potassium, vitamin B6, hawthorn berry, taurine and CoQ10. Celery too! Certain foods and supplements are direct vasodilators, meaning they open up the blood vessels, thus relieving some pressure. These include taurine, potas sium, omega 3 fatty acids, and you guessed it, celery! Even 4 stalks a week could help, more if you like it. Juice it, dip it in hummus or sunower butter, and if you just cant eat it, then consider supplements of celery seed extract. Compounds in celery like -n-butylphthalide are known to reduce blood pressure. In China, this compound (extracted from celery seed) is sold as a drug to reduce beta amylase-induced neuronal apoptosis, which confers protection for people with stroke, dementia and traumatic brain injury (TBI). The nal piece of the anti-hypertensive puz zle is the beautiful beet. Solid research shows that beets, and beetroot juice can help with blood pressure and cholesterol. Drink about a cup a day. I juice a beet quite often myself. Consider massage to control cortisol. And yoga, its another fun, non-pharmacologi cal way to reduce blood pressure and stress hor mones. Plus, it makes you more exible and strengthens your spine.Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more in formation, visit This information is not intended to treat, diag nose or cure your condition.Symptoms and solutions for high blood pressure DEAR PHARMACISTSuzy Cohen Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. With few exceptions, there is only one road and it is up to motorists and bicyclists to treat each other with care and respect. 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B4 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, May 2, 2014 Monday Night of Prophesy is MondaySEBRING Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum, from The Church of the Way at 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, will present the monthly Monday night prophesy at Homers Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. on May 5. He takes the current events happening around the world, especially the mid-east and relates them to biblical prophecy.Todd Bennet to speak at presentationSEBRING Todd Bennet will be the guest speaker at Tuesdays full gospel, Christian fellowship at 6 p.m. at Homers Restaurant. Bennet will testify at 7 p.m., God Is Not Dead. All men from the area are invited to at tend this presentation by Christian Businessmen of Highlands County. For further information, call 273-2083. RELIGION Christ Lutheran ChurchAVON PARK Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled Seeing Things Gods Way on Sunday. The church is at 1320 County Road 64, east of the Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. For more infor mation call 471-2663 or search online at of Butonwood BaySEBRING Pastor Cecil Hess is preaching on Time For An Election from Acts 1. The Church of Buttonwood Bay meets at Buttonwood Bay on U.S 27, four miles south of Highlands Regional Medical Center. For infor mation, call 382-1737.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the ser mon, Jumping for Jesus, from Luke 24:13-35. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanue Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday, the church celebrates The Third Sunday of Easter. Guest Pastor Tony Douches will deliver his sermon titled Walking With Jesus All The Way Home. Join in the celebration with Alexis Ebey in her Conrmation at the midmorning service. L.I.F.T. Ladies In Faith/Fellowship Togethers study is called Let Hope In. The study for 1 p.m. Monday will be on Hope Expressed. The biblical text is from Psalm 138:1-8. The point: Gratitude is our response to the hope we have in Christ. For more informa tion on any event, check the Facebook page: FaithLutheranSebring.First Baptist Church Avon ParkAVON PARK Rev. Jon Becks sermon on Sunday will be Running from God in Jonah 1. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. For more information, call 453-6681 or email Baptist Church of Lake JosephineSEBRING Sunday morning, the pastor will continue the Lighthouse Series, How We Work Within the Lighthouse from 1 Corinthians 3:410. Sunday evening he will preach How to Share the Light from Proverbs 11:30. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine is at 111 Lake Josephine Drive. For more information, call the church ofce at 655-1524.First Presbyterian ChurchSEBRING Rev. Darrell A. Peers ser mon on Sunday will be Hindrances to Growth. A Counselor Meeting and Luncheon will follow at noon in the fellowship hall. The church is at 319 Poinsettia Ave. Call 3850107 for information.First Presbyterian Church ARPAVON PARK On Sunday, Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon is titled So Send I You based on John 20:19-25. The choirs introit will be His Name is Wonderful and the an them, Here I Am, Lord. The adult Sunday school class is using the denominational quarter ly featuring lessons from the book of Matthew. Sundays lesson is titled Hypocrisy Exposed based on Matthew 23:1-36. Members are asked to bring non-perish able items for the Church Service Center. The Womens Ministries Executive Board will meet at 4 p.m. in the parlor. Wednesday morning, Johnson will lead Bible study from the book What is Spiritual Warfare? The church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two entrances on Lagrand Street). Call the church at 453-3242 or check out the website at avonparkap or check out the Avon Park Chamber website.New Life Evangelical Church (ELS/WLS_SEBRING Pastor Luke John Willitz will preach a sermon titled On the Road from Luke 24:13-35 on Sunday. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church is at 3725 Hammock Road.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, Victory Over Temptation, is taken from Deuteronomy 6 and Matthew 4. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the message. The church is at 3413 Sebring Parkway. Call 3823552 for information.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Sunday, Pastor Ronald De Genaro, Jr.s sermon topic will be Recognizing Jesus at the Table. Biblical reference is from Luke 24:13-35. Nursery is provided at all services. Communion will be served. Monday, Cub Scouts meet at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Mary Martha meets at 9:30 a.m., and Bible Study is at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Mens Fellowship Breakfast meets at 7:30 a.m., Crafters meet at 9:30, Children/Youth meet at 5:30 p.m. and Choir is at 7:00 p.m. Hope Circle meets at 9:00 a.m., Thursday.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane. Service starts at 9:55 AM. Holy Communion will be celebrated. Rev. Weavers sermon: The Heavenly Body. Fellowship follows the service. Due to issues with our email system, several churches are missing from this report. Any church news that comes in prior Friday at noon will be printed in Sun days edition. Sorry for the inconvenience. SNAPSHOTS CHURCH SERVICES How do you see the Biblical rapture? For most people the rapture is either a creation by some extreme fanatic Christian or an unkno wn mystery which we are not to know. Hi, my name is Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum from The Church of The Way, and I like a word with you. You see, the rapture or the snatching away of the believers as the English Bible puts it in 1 Thessalonians 4:17 is a clear teaching of the scriptures. It seems the idea of our physical bod ies being turned into spiritual bodies and suddenly, in the twinkling of an eye, snatched up to meet Jesus in the air, is just too fantastic to be real. But we need to remember that the Bible is full of fantastic stories.Bill ORiley discr edits the miracles of the O ld Testament, I guess it is just too unbelievable for him. So what about the New Testament? Should we really believe that Jesus overcame gravity and walked on water? Should we believe that Jesus reactivated all 11 body sys tems in Lazarus after he was dead for four days? The answer depends on one simple factor: Is Jesus the God-man or simply just a man? If he is God, he is the creator of gravity and thus can overcome it. If he is God, he created all 11 body systems to begin with, and thus can reverse them. And if Jesus is God, then he will keep his promise of 1 Thessalo nians 4:13-18 and come back to snatch us up from this earth and take all believers to be with him. So when will this incredible event take place? The Bible does not give us a single sign for it. However the bible gives us some 400 signs of the second coming of the Lord, which will take place seven years later. It is called the Seven-Year Tribulation period. Do we see such signs now? You better believe it! Israel is back in the Promised Land (1948, Ezekiel 36-37). All of Je rusalem is back in the hands of the Jews (1967, Zechariah 14:4). Knowledge will rapidly increase (Daniel 12:4). People will love only themselves and their money (2 Timothy 3:2). People will be lovers of pleasure rather then lovers of God (2 Timothy 3:4). People will have a form of godliness without the po wer (2 Timothy 3:5). Signs like earthquakes, wars and famines will increase like birth pains in intensity and frequency (Matthew 24:8). We could go on and on. While we do not know day or hour of the rapture (Matthew 25:13), we are told to know the season (Matthew 16:2-3). Yes, the stage is set for our rapture!Reinhold Buxbaum is P astor of The Church of the Way, he teaches An Evening in Bible Prophecy at Homers Restaurant every 1st Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Guest columns ar e the opinion of the writer, not neces sarily those of the News-Sun staff.The mystery of the rapture GUEST COLUMNReinhold Buxbaum SNAPSHOTS RELIGION NEWS The news is just a click away! NEWS-SUN A leopard sneaks up silently on its prey...So does skin cancer.The leopard cannot change its spotsYou CAN ... don't be the prey.The life you save could be your own.Run to American Institute of Dermatology, P.A.863-386-0786Get your spots checked today.r -.Dr. Darrin A. RotmanJulie L. lellimo, P.A.-C.Jennifer A. 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www.newssun.comFriday, May 2, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B5 PLACES TO WORSHIPPlaces to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday. To place a listing in this directory, call the News-Sun at 3856155, ext. 596.ANGLICANNew Life Anglican Fellowship, 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863) 243-3191; Sun day Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.ASSEMBLY OF GODChrist Fellowship Church (Assembly of God) 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Await ing His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 471-0924. First Assembly of God 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Eve ning Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431.BAPTISTAvon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 22600 N. Highlands Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ cen tered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C17A (truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., and evening worship service is at 6 p.m. On Wednes days, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20s+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.betha or call the church ofce at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Wor ship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church 1000 Max well St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail:; Web site, First Baptist Church of Avon Park, N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 453-6681. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Rev. Johnattan Soltero, His panic pastor; Joy Loomis, director of music. Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Wor ship, 10:45 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.; Youth Choir, 4:30 p.m.; Evening Wor ship, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for both services. Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 5:45 p.m.; Youth Activities, 6 p.m.; Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednes day Bible study at 7 p.m. To watch services online, go to the website at In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both ser vices with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meet ing at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all chil dren. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Website: www.fbclp. com. Email: Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contem porary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Fam ily dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. The church is at 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid. For information, call 465-3721 or go to First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School be gins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., fol lowed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more information about the church or the minis tries offered, call 655-1878. F irst Baptist Church, Sebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Rev. Matthew D. Crawford, se nior pastor; Rev. Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults; and Dixie Kreulen, preschool director. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Call 385-4704. Website Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Gird ley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children and youth at 6 p.m. and for adults at 6:30 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday wor ship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gar denia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Wor ship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC), 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morn ing Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Wel come to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 2143025. Afliated with the National Associa tion of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church, (SBC) 4400 Sparta Road. Evangelist Roger Jaudon. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For infor mation, call 382-0869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC), 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kin dergarten through fth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for under age 3 is avail able at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Ofce phone, 385-0752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road; 6552610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 3861610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Vil lage II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednes day Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church, (SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695.CATHOLICOur Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 E. Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vig il Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Sunday Life Teen Mass at 6 p.m. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. English confession at 3:30 p.m. Saturday; Spanish confession at 6:30 p.m. Religious Education Classes (September to May) are 9-10:20 a.m. Sun day for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. St. Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hick ory St., Sebring. Parrish ofce/mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 3850049, 385-6762 (Spanish); fax, 385-5169; email,; website, www. School Ofce/Mailing, Princi pal Dr. Anna V. Adam, 747 S. Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email School ofce hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Fri day. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 385-3993; Assist ing Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHED ULE: Saturday: 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish), 5 p.m. (Holy Fam ily Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. (French Mass). Daily Mass: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:157:45 a.m. rst Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Satur day and 9-9:45 a.m. Sunday. Ofce Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. St. James Catholic Church, 3380 Placid view Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Sun day 8 a..m. and 10 a.m. year round. Saturday Vigil 4 p.m. Weekdays 9 a.m. Holy days 9:30 a.m. (Vigil evening before at 7 p.m.) First Saturday of each month: Healing Mass, 9 a.m.CHRISTIANCornerstone Christian Church, (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 avail able each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellowship Group. For more information call 4537679. Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher. Kristy Marvin, Childrens Director. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-0358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCEThe Alliance Church of Sebring, 451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875. Call 3821343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednes day Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m.CHURCH OF BRETHRENChurch 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.CHURCH OF CHRISTAvon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered class es for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. Heartland church of Christ, Lakeshore Mall Suite 42 (outside entrance), 901 U.S. Highway 27 N, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday worship, 9 a.m. to noon; Wednesday, Bible study, 7 p.m. Evangelist Carl Ford, (863) 4022159. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O. Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m. Bi ble class 9 a.m. Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited to join us. For more information, call the church at 863465-4636 or visit the website www.thelord Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 3857443. Minister: Kevin Patterson. Times of ser vice are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF GODChurch on the Ridge, Church of God, Anderson, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sun day, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863) 382-0773.CHURCH OF NAZARENEFirst Church of the Nazarene of Avon Park P .O. Box 1118., Avon Park, FL 338251118. 707 W. Main St. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. If you need any more information, call 453-4851. Church of the Nazarene of Lake Plac id, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; 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.CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union (Orange Blos som Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), Avon Park. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eterni ty. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church ac tivities at same time for K-6 grade. 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.EPISCOPALEpiscopal Church of the Redeemer Avon Park, 910 W. Martin St., Avon Park, FL 33825 (U.S. 27 across from Wells Mo tor Co.). Rev. Canon George Conger. Sunday services: Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Come and wor ship with us; we would love to meet you. Church ofce, 453-5664; fax, 453-4853. Visit us at our website at redeemeravon Email redeemer1895@aol. com. Call the thrift store for hours open and donation pick up at 664-9668 or 453-5664. St. Agnes Episcopal Church, 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Fa ther Scott Walker. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bi ble study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. Church ofce 385-7649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Anglican Epis copal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Worship: Sunday, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday Bible study at 9:15 a.m. Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Wor ship 6 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m. Holy Communion with Healing. Call the thrift store for hours open 699-0221.EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICAThe Church of the Way EFCA, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunda1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednes days. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, 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: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ Web site: www.TheWayChurch.orgGRACE BRETHRENGrace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863) 835-0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, primetimers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and AfterSchool Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at 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.INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration 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. Rog ers.LUTHERANAtonement Lutheran Church (ELCA), 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. Rev. Sha ron Dorr and Deacon David Thoresen will be the Spiritual Leaders, alternating Sundays. Jim Helwig, organist. Worship service with the Holy Eucharist is at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday. Birthday Sunday is the rst Sunday of each month after the service. Council meeting is on the rst Tuesday of each month. WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of the month with a light lunch. Labyrinth Prayer Garden is open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When in need of prayers or to talk to God, come to the Garden. Come and grow with us; we would love to meet you and your family. Dont worry about how you look. Jesus went to the temple in a robe and san dals. Quilting classes every Monday at 6 p.m. Looking for quilters or people willing to learn. Call 840-3303. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sunday Divine Wor ship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come wor ship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863) 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark. org. Faith Lutheran Church LCMS,2740 Lakeview Dr, Sebring; Church phone: 3857848; Faith Child Development Center: 385-3232. Sunday Traditional Worship Ser vice: 8 a.m.; Sunday Praise Worship Service: 10:30 a.m.; Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 9:15 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 8 a.m. on WITS 1340AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include week ly adult Bible studies, Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. All are warmly wel come in the Family of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC) American Association of Luther an Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bi ble Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 385-2346. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangeli cal Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday 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. Resurrection Lutheran Church ELCA, 324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, Avon Park. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sun day worship 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Worship Service is at 7 p.m. Open Communion cel ebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director Education Hour, 8:45 a.m.; Worship service, 10 a.m. Holy Com munion each rst and third Sunday. Childrens Church scheduled during worship service, 4-year-olds through fth grade. Nursery provided during worship service for infants to 3-year-olds. Seasonal MidWeek Services each Wwednesday eve ning during Advent and Lent. Call church ofce at 465-5253 or visit the website at 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-DENOMINATIONALBible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed rst and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Children, ages 4 yrs through 5th grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site Church of ce 385-1024. Calvary Church, 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. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. A nursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Chris tian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, Casey L. Downing, associate minister, Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www. Crossroads of Life,148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863655-9163. The place of your Divine ap pointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you. With His plan we re ceive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity. What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life. We teach, train and send forth to win souls. You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter. We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Faith & Familylife Worship Center, Pastors Leroy and JoAnn Taylor invite you to discover one of Sebrings hidden trea sures at 2349 U.S. 27 South (Ban yan Plaza off Sparta Road and Lake Jackson). We provide biblical solutions for every day 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 im portant, so please let us know how we can meet your need by emailing theffwc@ Our mission at Faith & Fami lylife is centered around Restoring Lives, Families and Communities. Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872. Phone, 382-1085. Dustin Woods, lead pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Monday, 5:307:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. Highlands Community Church, a ca sual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. New Beginnings Church of Sebring, worshiping at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor Gary Kindle. Bible study every Sunday, 9 a.m. Blended Church Service, 10:15 a.m. Phone (863) 835-2405. Be gin your week with us. The Lords Sentinel Fellowship Church, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monda y Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tues day, 7 p.m. More information at Union Church, 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday traditional wor ship service is at 7:45 a.m. (October through Easter) and 9 a.m. Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church available. Wednesday night worship with Pastor Ti ger Gullett and CrossTalk with Pastor Bill Breylinger at 6 p.m. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Ofce: 453-3345. Web page at Unity Life Enrichment Centre,new lo cation, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail Web site, www.uni 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Book store and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary.RELIGION


B6 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, May 2, 2014 PRESBYTERIANCovenant Presbyterian Church (PCA), 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. Pastor Tom Schnei der. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday eve ning Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 3853234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail:; W eb site: Ofce hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday.Avon Park First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825. Phone: 453-3242. The Re v. Robert Johnson is the pastor Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6 p.m. each Wednesday; Children Ministry and Youth Group, 6 p.m. each Sunday; Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m. second Wednesday; Sarah Circle business meeting 4 p.m. second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. Lake Placid First Presbyterian Church, ARP,, 117 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 4652742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday Traditional Worship, 9 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. In addition, childrens church (K-2nd grade) will be pro vided during the 11 a.m. worship service, and childrens junior church (3rd-5th grade) is at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evenings: Adult small group Bible Study 7 p.m. (Nursery available), Youth Group (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. 385-0107. Email:, Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Fellowship Time, 10:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m. Tuesday: Youth Groups meet for devotions/Bible study, crafts, sport activities and dinner. Middle and high school, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Elementary School, 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Choir Rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. A nursery is available during worship. Call the church ofce for more information and other classes. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September through June. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. rst Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 6550713; e-mail,, Web site, ADVENTISTAvon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1410 West Avon Blvd., Avon Park. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail:, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. A sale takes place the rst Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Frank Gonzalez. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME. Associate Pastor is Ryan Amos. Website is Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Nathan Madrid.THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTSThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 3829092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:10-1p.m.; Primar y for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: W ednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. Scouts: rst and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.THE SALVATION ARMYThe Salvation Army Center for Worship. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODISTFirst United Methodist Church, 105 S. Pine St., 105 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor John A. Bryant. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. (863) 453-3759, Rev. Gary Pendrak, Pastor. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: www.fumcap. org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. Rev. Tim Haas, pastor. Rev. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Rev. Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor. Sunday worship services: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that wants to know Christ and make Him known. Check out our church website at or call the church ofce at 465-2422. Lakeview Christian School, VPK to Grade 5, 465-0313. St. John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring. org Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church ofce phone: 655-0040.UNITED CHURCH OF CHRISTEmmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we. Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is all-inclusive. Were at the corner of Hammock and Hope. Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999; TO WORSHIP RELIGION Many parents work hard trying to explain to their children and teens why some video games movies, music, books, or magazines are not good materials for them to see, hear or read. In fact, one parent came up with an original idea that was hard to refute. He listened to all the reasons that his children gave for wanting to see a particu lar PG-13 mo vie. They said that it had their favorite actors in it. They said that everyone else had been going to see it. They said that even church members had described it as great. They said that it was only rated PG-13 because of the suggestion of sex, and it never really showed anything specic. They said that the language was pretty good, and it only used the Lords name in vain three times during the whole movie. Even with all the expla nations for the rating, the father would not give in. He did not ev en give them the satisfaction of explaining why he said, No. He just said, No. It was a little bit later that same evening that the father asked his teens if they would like some brownies he had prepared. He explained that he had taken the familys favorite recipe and added some thing new. They asked what it was. He calmly replied that he had added a special ingredient dog poop. He stated that ther e was only a little bit. All the other ingredients were gourmet quality. He had taken great care to bake it at the precise temperature for the exact time needed. He was sure the brownies would be superb. However, even with all the explanations given for the high caliber of the brownies, the teens would not eat one. The father act ed surprised. There was only one little element that was causing them to act so stubbornly. He assured them that they would hardly notice the extra ingredient. They all held rm and would not taste the brownies. He then explained that the movie they had wanted to see was just like the brownies. He said, Sin enters our minds and our homes by deceiving us into believing that just a little bit of evil wont matter. With the brownies, just a little bit makes all the difference necessary to distinguish a gr eat brownie from a totally unacceptable product. He explained that even though the movie people would have us believe that many movies that are coming out are ne for adults and youths to see, the truth is that they simply are not. Paul wrote the Lords church in Colossians 1:912 and told them, For this reason also, since the day we heard of it we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be lled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understand ing, so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously giving thanks to the Father, who has qualied us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light. Let each of us strive to please God in all respects. No matter what we say or do, let us do it to glori fy Him and build up those around us. We must add the good ingredients to our lives and eliminate the bad ingredients from our lives. Then we will be tru ly pleasing in the eyes of God.Kevins Komments is written b y Kevin Patterson and presented by the Sebring Parkway church of Christ assembling at 3800 Se bring Parkway. On the Internet visit, or e-mail se ingredients really do matter! KEVINS KOMMENTSKevin Patterson Associated PressSALT LAKE CITY The historic increase in Mormon missionaries last year didnt lead to an immediate spike in converts, but church ofcials say its too early to draw conclusions. After lowering the minimum age for missionar ies, the number of proselytizing members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints increased by 41 percent in 2013, show gures released earlier this month from the Salt Lake City based faith. The number of converts, however, only increased by 4 percent last year. That means the average number of people converted per missionary, per year, dropped to 3.5 last year down from an average of 5 the previous decade, said Matt Martinich, a member of the LDS church who analyzes membership numbers with the nonprot Cumorah Foundation. It shows a pretty stark decline, said Martinich, while adding that it will take at least one mor e year of data to accurate ly assess the impacts The story was rst reported by The Salt Lake Tribune. Church leaders said it s problematic to draw conclusions about the impact of the increase in missionaries based on comparing conversion numbers from 2013 to the year. Much of last year was spent ramping up to be ready for the in crease, they said. I t was a major undertaking to get thousands of young men and women trained for their missions, get staff for 58 new missions created and to set existing missions for more missionaries, said church spokesman Eric Hawkins. Implementing some thing as large as this and seeing results takes time perhaps years, Hawkins said. The onslaught of new missionaries was triggered by the church announcing in the fall of 2012 that men could start missions at 18 instead of 19, and women at 19 instead of 21. Men serve two years, and women 18 months. The 85,000 prosely tizing members serving now around the world are far more than at any time in church history. There are currently 15 million members of the faith.More missionaries, slight rise in Mormon converts NEws SL NHighlands County's Hometown Newspaper Since I927d'


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NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Maxine Smith and Unknown Spouse of Maxine Smith Last Known Residence: Unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: LAND SITUATED IN THE CITY OF AVON PARK IN THE COUNTY OF HIGHLANDS IN THE STATE OF FL: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF BLOCK ``B, OF W.F. JOHNSONS FIRST ADDITION TO THE CITY OF AVON PARK, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 23, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF BLOCK ``B FOR A DISTANCE OF 492.00 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 25.00 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 0 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 43 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 133.23 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 25 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 25.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 43 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 133.23 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING. ALSO KNOWN AS UNIT 9D, THE MANORS II has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Aldridge Connors, LLP, Plaintiffs attorney, at 1615 South Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (Phone Number: 561392-6391), within 30 days of the first date of publication of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before May 27, 2014 on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated on April 15, 2014. Robert W. Germaine, Clerk As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk 1382-082B April 25; May 2, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 14-000036GCS SECTION NO. MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION F/K/A MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. KELLEN P. SANFORD A/K/A KELLEN PARIS SANFORD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KELLEN P.SANFORD A/K/A KELLEN PARIS SANFORD; LAKE NOTICE OFACTION16 JACKSON CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., A FLORIDA CORPORATION; TENANT #1; TENANT #2; and ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION TO: KELLEN P. SANFORD A/K/A KELLEN PARIS SANFORD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KELLEN P. SANFORD A/K/A KELLEN PARIS SANFORD AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose on the following real property in Highlands County, Florida: Unit 10, Building B, LAKE JACKSON CONDOMINIUM, as described in Condominium Declaration, recorded in O.R. Book 629, Page 686, and amended in O.R. Book 707, page 250, and O.R. Book 764, Page 92, and O.R. Book 1212, Page 762, and O.R. Book 1369, Page 742, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Said Unit being located on Lot 16, Block B, Lake Jackson Boulevard Subdivision, as shown on the plat recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 63, of the Public Records of DeSoto County, Florida, and in Transcript Book, Page 10, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. has been filed against you in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, Highlands County, Florida, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses to the Complaint, if any, to Gregory A. Sanoba, Esq., 422 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33801, on or before May 27, 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. DATE: April 16, 2014. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 25; May 2, 2014 NOTICE OFAUCTION19 Insight Auctioneers 5000 State Rd 66, Sebring FL 33875 SURPLUS PUBLIC AUCTION Vehicle, Equip, Misc. From: Highlands County School Board, City of Bartow, City of Avon Park, Hendry County School Board, and Glades Electric. Saturday, May 10th, 2014. April 30; May 2, 4, 2014 NOTICE OF DISPOSITION ACCORDING TO THEFLORIDA SELF STORAGE FACILITY ACT THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOCATED AT THE STORAGE PLACE OF AVON PARK, 395 CR17A WEST, AVON PARK, FL 33825 WILL BE DISPOSED OF TO AN AUCTIONEER ON MAY 16, 2014 AT 10:00 AM. ALL UNITS NOTICE OFAUCTION19 ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHER WISE STATED. Names and unit numbers are as follows: NAME UNIT NUMBER Konrod Clarke 230 Sammie Scrivens 364 DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORDS LIEN MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS, UNDER FLORIDA LAW, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE IN CASH. April 25; May 2, 2014 NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 14-106 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF EDNA M. FARIOLE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of EDNA M. FARIOLE, deceased, whose date of death was January 29, 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 April 25, 2014. Personal Representative: FLORENCE MARY RICHARD 350 Charles Street Apt 708 Malden,Massachusetts 02148 Attorney for Personal Representative: MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863) 465-1111 Fax: (863) 465-8100 April 25; May 2, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 14-148IN RE: ESTATE OF JACK E. KAMMERAAD, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JACK E. KAMMERAAD, deceased, whose date of death was January 15, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 Highlands Court, 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 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 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 April 25, 2014.Personal Representative: /s/ Maybelle Harvey 6902 Johnston Rd. Zolfo Springs, FL 33890Attorney for Personal Representative: ABLES & CRAIG, P.A. 551 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-0112 Fax: (863) 385-1284 Secondary By: /s/ Brandon S. Craig Attorney for Maybelle Harvey Florida Bar No.: 0085800April 25; May 2, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIALCIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 14-150 IN RE: ESTATE OF IRENE T. OROURKE, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of IRENE T. OROURKE, deceased, whose date of death was February 23, 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 served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and 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 SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 25, 2014. Personal Representative: STEPHEN P. OROURKE 14829 Eastway Drive Silver Spring, MD 20905 /s/ Stephen P. ORourkeAttorney for Personal Representative: ABLES & CRAIG, P.A. 551 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-0112 Fax: (863) 385-1284 E-Mail: By: /s/ Brandon S. Craig CLIFFORD M. ABLES III Florida Bar No.: 178379 BRANDON S. CRAIG Florida Bar No.: 0085800 April 25; May 2, 2014 Needa newJob? LookintheClassifieds! IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 14-139 IN RE: ESTATE OF MARY J. SILVAROLI Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARY J. SILVAROLI, deceased, whose date of death was February 28, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, 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 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 SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 25, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Joseph J. Horvath 7627 Norton Dr. Madison, OH 44057 Attorney for Personal Representative: ABLES & CRAIG, P.A. 551 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-0112 Fax: (863) 385-1284 E-Mail: Secondary E-Mail: By: /s/ Brandon S. Craig Attorney for Joseph J. Horvath Florida Bar No.: 0085800 April 25; May 2, 2014 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2011-CA-000255 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF INDYMAC RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE-BACKED TRUST, SERIES 2006-L1, RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-L1 Plaintiff, vs. TODD BRABEC; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TODD BRABEC; NANCY L. CUSHMANGOLDSEN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NANCY L. CUSHMAN-GOLDSEN; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 26, 2014, and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000255, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF INDYMAC RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE-BACKED TRUST, SERIES 2006-L1, RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-L1 is Plaintiff and TODD BRABEC; NANCY L. CUSHMANGOLDSEN; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA 33870-3867, at 11:00 a.m., on the 20th day of May, 2014, the following described property as set forth ins aid Final Judgment, to wit: THE EAST 1/2 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 LESS THE SOUTH 10 FEET EXCEPT THE EAST 30 FEET THEREOF, THE NORTH 100 FEET OF THE WEST 15 FEET OF THE EAST 30 FEET OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 BEING A PORTION OF TRACT 6, OF SAND PINE ACRES UNRECORDED, ALL BEING IN SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITIES OVER THE NORTH 100 FEET OF THE EAST 15 FEET OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4, OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. THE GRANTOR RESERVES AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITIES OF THE NORTH 100 FEET OF THE WEST 15 FEET OF THE EAST 30 FEET OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4, THE SOUTH 40 FEET OF THE EAST 30 FEET OF THE EAST 1/2 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4, OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 28th day of March, 2014. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a


B8 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, May 2, 2014 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Fl 33870, Phone No. (863)534-4690 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). File 10-17355 OCN April 25; May 2, 2014 NOTICE OFSALE30 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO: GC13-629 MELVIN MORENO and TERESA MORENO, his wife PLAINTIFFS, V S. A NGEL NEYRA; SHEHADE SHEHADE; and UNKNOWN TENANT #1 IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY DEFENDANTS. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above-entitled cause in the Cir cuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the pr operty situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT A EXHIBIT A A portion of Section 17, Township 39 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of said Section 17; thence South 00 degrees 05 East along the West line of said Section 17 a distance of 1306.55 feet; thence North 89 degrees 12 East a distance of 3473.84 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence North 00 degrees 28 West a distance of 660.35 feet; thence North 89 degrees 05 East a distance of 1452.40 feet to a point on the W esterly right-of-way of U.S. Highway No. 27; thence South 05 degrees 09 West along the W esterly right-of-way of U.S. Highway No. 27 a distance of 666.81 feet; thence South 89 degrees 12 West a distance of 1386.83 feet to the Point of Beginning. A lso known as Lot 2, Sunset A cres unrecorded. Subject to a 50 foot wide easement for ingress and egress being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of said NOTICE OFSALE30 Section 17; thence South 00 degrees 05 East along the West line of said Section 17, a distance of 1256.55 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence North 89 degrees 12 East a distance of 4865.27 feet to a point on the Westerly right-ofway of U.S. Highway No. 27; thence South 05 degrees 09 West along the Westerly right-ofway of U.S. Highway No. 27 a distance of 50.27 feet; thence South 89 degrees 12 West a distance of 4860.66 feet; thence North 00 degrees 05 West a distance of 50.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. TOGETHER with 2006 FTWD double wide mobile home,ID#FLFL570A32668LF31, Title #97548117 and ID#FLFL570B32668LF31, Title #97548168. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Jury Assembly Room of the Highlands County Courthouse, in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m., on the 22nd day of May, 2014. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. SIGNED this 17th day of April, 2014.ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURT BY: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 25; May 2, 2014 Employ Classified! 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 T o Obtaining Housing Because of Race, Color, Religion, Sec, Handicap, Familial Status Or National Origin. EQUAL HOUSINGOPPORTUNITY UNFURNISHED HOUSE FOR RENT1214 SEBRING 2 BEDROOM/2 bath w/carport. New interior paint & appliances. Covered porch, inside utility rm. $650 month, $600security, 1 yr. lease. 863-835-1196. UNFURNISHED HOUSE FOR RENT1214 SPRING LAKE 3BR, 2BA,2CG CHA, patio, ceramic, tiled living, dining, kit., bath & halls, SS appliances, refrigerator w/water on door, micro., W/D hook up. No pets or Smokers. 863-835-0061 FURNISHED APARTMENTS1322 COUNTRY LIVING lg. beautiful new studio apt. Fully furn., W/D, electric & cable included, first/last/security,background checkrequired,863-840-2405. LG. STUDIO apt., fully furn., Lake Placid. New flooring. Electric,water pool, laundry facility incl. No pets, no smoking. $500 dep., $500 mo., credit check 863-243-4580. 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Variety TICKETS: Youth $8, Adult $15 Lakeside Playhouse 356 West Center Ave., Sebring Friday & Saturday Evening 7:30pm Sunday Matinee 2:30pm TODAYHeavy thunderstorms85 / 70Winds: SW at 6-12 mphMostly cloudy, a couple of t-storms82 / 62Winds: SW at 6-12 mphSATURDAYLess humid with some sun84 / 61Winds: N at 6-12 mphSUNDAYBeautiful with plenty of sunshine87 / 63Winds: NE at 4-8 mphMONDAYMostly sunny, nice and warm87 / 65Winds: ESE at 6-12 mphTUESDAY High ............................................ 11:32 a.m. Low ............................................... 5:16 a.m. High ..................................................... none Low ............................................... 5:31 p.m. High .............................................. 5:52 a.m. Low ............................................... 9:23 a.m. High .............................................. 3:44 p.m. Low ............................................. 11:41 p.m. Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 13.10 Normal ............................................... 14.51 High Sunday .......................................... 93 Low Sunday ........................................... 60 High Monday ......................................... 93 Low Monday .......................................... 65 High Tuesday ......................................... 93 Low Tuesday .......................................... 69 High Wednesday .................................... 89 Low Wednesday ..................................... 68 Relative humidity .................................. 59% Expected air temperature ....................... 85 Makes it feel like .................................... 89 Monday ............................................... 29.81 Tuesday ............................................... 29.90 Wednesday ......................................... 29.93 Monday ............................................... 0.00 Tuesday ............................................... 0.94 Wednesday ......................................... 0.48 Month to date ..................................... 1.42 Year to date ......................................... 6.39Sunrise 6:48 a.m. 6:47 a.m. Sunset 7:58 p.m. 7:59 p.m. Moonrise 9:31 a.m. 10:21 a.m. Moonset 11:15 p.m. noneAlbuquerque 72/52/s 80/56/s 83/54/s Atlanta 71/49/pc 75/55/s 83/60/s Baltimore 68/48/pc 69/49/pc 71/44/pc Birmingham 72/46/pc 76/52/s 83/59/s Boston 65/48/pc 65/49/sh 66/44/sh Charlotte 71/47/pc 75/49/pc 83/54/s Cheyenne 71/40/pc 74/44/s 78/45/pc Chicago 59/44/c 66/43/pc 59/39/pc Cleveland 56/44/sh 62/43/pc 56/41/pc Columbus 60/45/c 68/48/sh 65/45/pc Dallas 80/49/s 87/60/s 89/62/s Denver 76/44/pc 80/48/s 85/48/pc Detroit 57/45/sh 62/42/sh 61/40/pc Harrisburg 66/44/pc 68/46/pc 68/40/pc Honolulu 87/72/pc 86/73/s 87/72/pc Houston 78/52/pc 85/58/s 87/61/s Indianapolis 59/45/c 68/48/pc 68/48/pc Jackson, MS 74/47/pc 79/52/s 86/57/s Kansas City 68/49/s 76/53/pc 81/56/pc Lexington 62/44/c 71/50/pc 76/52/pc Little Rock 73/49/pc 80/55/s 86/60/s Los Angeles 92/62/s 82/60/s 73/56/pc Louisville 64/47/c 74/54/pc 79/56/pc Memphis 71/49/pc 79/58/s 85/63/s Milwaukee 54/41/c 58/41/pc 54/37/pc Minneapolis 58/40/sh 59/39/pc 59/43/pc Nashville 67/46/c 76/53/s 84/58/s New Orleans 73/57/pc 79/61/s 83/63/s New York City 68/51/pc 67/50/pc 64/48/sh Norfolk 70/54/pc 72/56/pc 78/55/pc Oklahoma City 76/46/s 88/54/s 93/58/s Philadelphia 69/50/pc 70/51/pc 70/47/pc Phoenix 93/71/s 97/74/s 99/72/s Pittsburgh 59/44/c 63/45/sh 60/38/pc Portland, ME 64/41/c 64/43/c 62/40/r Portland, OR 76/53/pc 63/50/sh 61/48/sh Raleigh 70/50/pc 75/52/pc 81/54/s Rochester 57/42/sh 60/41/sh 56/36/c St. Louis 65/49/pc 74/55/pc 81/57/pc San Francisco 71/53/s 63/51/pc 64/52/pc Seattle 74/49/pc 60/47/sh 61/47/sh Wash., DC 70/49/pc 73/54/pc 74/48/pc Cape Coral 86/71/pc 83/65/t 86/62/pc Clearwater 81/69/t 79/65/t 81/66/pc Coral Springs 87/74/pc 87/69/t 83/69/pc Daytona Beach 77/66/t 72/58/t 79/59/pc Ft. 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Sun. Today Sat. Sun. Plenty of clouds and showers will linger across the Northeast today, along with an unseasonable chill to the air. Farther south, a few showers will occur in the Carolinas and Georgia, and there could be a couple of thunderstorms in Florida. Dry and mild weather will be found acros the central and southern Plains. In the northern Plains, light rain will fall from eastern Montana into the Dakotas and Montana. Summerlike heat and dry weather will continue across the West Coast. National Forecast for May 2Today 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. A couple of showers and a thunderstorm around, some can be heavy late today; clouds and sunshine. A shower or thunderstorm in spots this evening. A couple of showers and a thunderstorm tomorrow. New York usually has few tornado-related deaths. However, three people were killed on May 2, 1983. This was the most for the state in any month and the highest toll since 1926. A couple of showers and a heavy thunderstorm today. Winds southwest 6-12 mph. Expect 2-4 hours of sunshine with a 65% chance of precipitation and average relative humidity 75%. 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