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NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 192750 Sebrings Blount brings home blingA9Family seeks golf cart solution in Avon Park LakesA3 VOL. 95 NO. 52 Mostly sunny and warm High 91 Low 67 Details on B12Celebrations ................ B7 Classi eds ................... B8 Clubs ......................... B4 Dear Abby ..................... B2 Friends & Neighbors ..... B6 Obituaries .................. A6 Lottery Numbers .......... A2 Sports on TV .............. A10 Sudoku Puzzle.............. B2 B1 Teen musical is on stage at HLT May 9-10A2 facebook.com/ newssun twitter.com/ thenewssun www.newssun.com Wednesday-Thursday, May 7-8, 2014 An Edition of the Sun BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterSEBRING A man who lent rides around Sebring on Monday to someone he met that morning found himself attacked by the man the same evening. He had to force the man out of his car and away from him with a machete he kept for protection, but in the process, the rider took and lost the mans ignition key. Sebring police then arrested Samuel Toby Collins Jr., 40, of 4103 Santa Barbara Drive in Sebring on charges of burglary with assault or battery and damage to property, of less than $200. He was taken to Highlands County Jail Monday Man uses machete to fend off attacker Phil Attinger/News-SunSebring police take Samuel Toby Collins Jr. into custody after a ght Monday near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Lemon Street in Sebring. According to arrest reports, 40-year-old Collins of Sebring had been given rides around town by Ryan Rawlings, 29, of Lake Placid, but when they arrived in the Sebring neighborhood and stopped in a dirt lot, Collins began hitting Rawlings, reports said. Rawlings forced Collins out of the car with a machete that he keeps for protection, but Collins took Rawlings keys. Reports said Rawlings got the keys back, but the ignition key was missing. As police attempted to arrest Collins, he complained of chest pains, and was transported by Highlands County Emergency Medical Services.Man says he was attacked after giving susect several rides BY BARRY FOSTERNews-Sun CorrespondentSEBRING Highlands County commissioners Tuesday morning voted to send a letter to the USDAs National Resources Conservation Service saying they would consider entering into a partnership for rehabilitating the Fisheating Creek Marsh Watershed Project. Moreover, the plan would involve the county assuming responsibility for operation and maintenance of the project. What were doing is expressing an interest not taking on an obligation, Commissioner Jack Richie said. The project was initially created in 1957 in cooperation with the USDAs Soil Conservation Service. It was designed to provide a solution to ood water damage on pasture land as well as drainage of wetlands on the upper 20 miles of the creek. It starts at the headwaters of Fisheating Creek, said Highlands County Lakes Manager Clell Ford. It was channelized rather extensively in order to provide so landowners could farm in the area. However, Ford indicated that 55 years after the initial construction the primary structure is in a poor state of repair. Additionally, the report stated that channels in the project are in need of maintenance.Fisheating Creek back on county radar BY SAMANTHA GHOLARStaff WriterSEBRING Get your island shirts and sandals ready for the annual Escape to Kokomo fundraiser Friday from 6-11 p.m. at Island View Restaurant in Sun N Lake for its 16th year. Kokomo, a local favorite, gives attendees the chance to kick back relax and enjoy the island life right here in Highlands County all while bene tting a great cause. Each year, the event Escape to Kokomo Friday benefits Arc BY SAMANTHA GHOLARStaff WriterSEBRING The wine will be owing, the music will be pumping and downtown Sebring will be lled with hundreds of young ladies, women and guys too looking to enjoy the Girls Gone Wine and Culinary Festival this weekend. Last years very rst Wine Walk held on Mothers Day weekend sparked a great interest and lled a social void for Sebring residents, and with that comes an expanded wine festival for all to enjoy. Beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, visitors to downtown Sebring can enjoy all the perks of the reoccurring Two-day Girls Gone Wine Festival set to take over downtown Eat, drink and be merry in Sebring this weekend SEE ATTACK | A6SEE CREEK | A6SEE WINE | A7SEE KOKOMO | A7 MOSES BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterAVON PARK The motive might have been a bad drug deal, simple anger or druginduced violence, according to con icting statements about the shooting death of Dwayne Council Jr. One thing thats for certain, according to the warrant afdavit, Council might have lived for as long as two minutes after being shot at or about 3:19 a.m. Nov. 23, 2013. He received multiple gunshot wounds, including the fatal wounds to his lung and heart, according to the autopsy ndings covered in the warrant. Council, 21, was a former homecoming king at Avon Park High School, but according to the af davit, he was with 19-year-old Javon Douryan Moses and a third man in the area of Hal McRae Boulevard and Delaney Avenue the night prior to the shooting. Moses has since been charged with Councils murder as well as with possession of a rearm by a convicted felon. The three drove in the third mans van to a Motive unclear in Council shootingSEE COUNCIL | A8 WCool downwith delicious_ ice cream treats1 'AllN i SL5 'JRLCJOcMITYviw r00NTLIToTEDowntown Sebring _GiRIW cmLSute & uf ina 4e i a
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ROMON aA W aA SHINGTON Publisher and Executive Editor romona.w firstname.lastname@example.org 385-6155, ext. 515 NEWS-SSUnN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 LOTTERY LL OTTOSaturday, May 3 9-17-19-27-31-43 X-2 Next Jackpot: $42 million PP OWERBALLSaturday, May 3 5-15-16-46-49 PB-26 X-4 Next Jackpot: $70 million MM EGA MM ONEYFriday, May 2 13-14-20-42 PB-6 Next Jackpot: $500,000 MM EGA MM ILLION sS Friday, May 2 1-18-26-35-40 PB-13 X-5 Next Jackpot: $92 million CA sS H 3 Saturday, May 3 Day: 7-1-7 Night: 9-1-8 Sunday, May 4 Day: 2-4-7 Night: 2-6-2 Monday, May 5 Day: 1-7-1 Night: 6-0-5 PP LAY 4Saturday, May 3 Day: 8-0-7-8 Night: 9-0-0-3 Sunday, May 4 Day: 4-8-0-1 Night: 1-0-1-0 Monday, May 5 Day: 0-4-9-0 Night: 4-0-9-4 FF ANTA sS Y 5 Saturday, May 3 14-19-20-22-35 Sunday, May 4 9-16-22-23-33 Monday, May 5 12-22-23-24-33 BY RORO D L EE WISNews Sun CorrespondentSEBRING Evan nds himself in a very precarious position. His parents are getting a divorce, his mother relocated with him fr om M anhattan, New York, to Indiana, and his bar mitzvah is coming quickly. Fitting in to his new life new school and new role as an adult is a challenge that is explored at Highlands Little Theatre May 9-11 with the teen musical I watched the Broadway version of over and over again, said Jonathon Acosta, who plays E v an. It is an honor to play the lead role. Acosta started his career at HLT as a monkey in the Jungle B ook. In addition to being in the theater, Acosta leads a very active life for a 14-year-old high school freshman. He is active in FFA, soc cer and swimming and in his fr ee time r eferees at the YMCA. He said he is also active at the Avon Park Lakes Bap tist Church. The whole cast is pretty close, said Acosta. My sister got me interested in the theater and said that I would make a lot of new friends. Acostas character has a friend in the play named Patrice, who is played by Nala Price. They are also friends in real life. This is a lot of fun, said Price. Many of my friends still go to mid dle school and it is nice spending time with them. The difference between this production and Yearbook, which she starr ed in last summer, is that Yearbook had younger cast members. This pr oduction s cast ranges in age from 11 to 17. The high notes in the score were chal lenging, said Price, but after pr acticing, I got them. Price won Heartland Idol in 2010 and 2013 and has a Zenon (Highlands Little Theatres award) for The M agic Garden, which is also her favor ite play. P r ice, whose delivery of Jason Robert Browns music and lyrics in is spot on, is the youngest female to win the Zenon. Mark Reyes, who plays Archie, has been nominated for a Ze non for his role as y oung P atrick in Auntie Mame. Reyes, 12, is in the sev enth gr ade at Sebring Middle School. Archie is a blackmailer, he stalks people. I think hes cool, said R ey es. There is something I like about him. Reyes prepared for his role a little differently than the other actors. I took advice from people about what to do and r an with it. The play runs from May 9-11 at the Lakefront Playhouse in Sebring. T o see coming attr actions, tickets or more infor mation call (863) 382-2525 or stop by the box ofce at 356 West Center Ave. or vis it www.highlandslittletheatre.org. TT een musical 13 at H ighlands Little TT he atre RR od LL ewis/ NN ews-SunThe cast of , which will be on stage at Highlands Little Theatre May 9-11. RR od LL ewis/ NN ews-SunEvan, played by Jonathon Acosta and Patrice, played by Nala Price, sing What It Means To Be A Friend during at Highlands Little Theatre.Manholes to be replacedSEBRING Excavation Point will be starting man hole replacement at intersection of S ebring Parkway and Longview Road for the city of Sebring. Final completion date is currently scheduled for May 16. All temporary traf c control devices will be posted pr ior to start of construc tion. Eastbound trafc will be merged into one lane and shifted into center tur n lane. Westbound trafc will not be affected. For further information, call Excavation P oint I nc. at (863) 471-1997.Volunteers sought for Guardian ad Litem programSEBRING The Guardian ad Litem program, which serves abused and neglected children across H ighlands C ounty, is seeking volunteers. Volunteer guardians help represent children who are involved in dependency cour t. Guardians must be at least 21 years old and undergo background checks and a certication process. F or mor e information about the program, call Dawn S hinskey at (863) 5344597 or email D awn. Shinskey@gal..gov.LPHS seniors to be awarded scholarshipsLAKE PLACID At 7 / p .m. Thursday in the Lake Placid High School Commons, graduating seniors from LP HS l will be awarded over $250,000 in local scholarships These will be presented to the seniors b y r epresentatives of over 50 organizations, businesses and individuals S eniors who have received scholarships offers from colleges and universities will also be recognized on Thursday evening. Seniors will also re ceive cords, honor tassels and N ational Honor Society collars will also be handed out. The public is invited to attend as the accomplishments of the Class of 2014 ar e recognized.LPPD extends fingerprintingLAKE PLACID After receiving requests for ngerprinting after ofce hours, the Lake P lacid P olice Department will begin staying open one hour later until 6 / p .m. Wednesdays to accommodate anyone needing ngerpr inting and cannot make it dur ing r egular ofce hours. Appointments will also be considered for those who cannot make W ednesdays. If it is necessary to be ngerprinted at a time other than 8 / a.m. to 5 / p .m. MondayFriday or until 6 / p .m. Wednesdays, that a call to the police de partment be made at least 48 hours in advance to give staff an oppor tunity to make arrangements. MM EAL sS ON WW HEEL sS PLAN sS LL O W COUNTRY BB OILCourtesy photoThe Avon Park Meals on Wheels is having a fundraiser on Saturday, May 10. The event will be held at the Big T Tire Event Center Oasis, 1125 Paul St. in Avon Park. The event will be a Low Country Boil and will consist of shrimp, corn, sausage, potatoes and, of course, Cajun seasonings. There will be music, beverages, dinner and dessert, all for the price of $35. Tickets are available at Heartland National Bank in Avon Park. More information available with Paul Devlin at 443-1191. 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www.newssun.comWednesday, May 7, 2014 | NE wW SSS U nN | A3 SUMMER CAMP 2014Monday-Friday 7am-6pm 20 Free Backpacks student that sign up! 863-382-0818 BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterAVON PARK Readers have come out in suppor t of a y oung handicapped man who cant go shing because he cant walk or dr iv e to his local lake. Some have criticized golf cart enforcement as being heavy-handed. M eanwhile the family of 23-year-old Brandon Bennett has stayed busy o v er the past dozen days looking for a solution at the county level. P eggy B ennett, his stepmother, said she met with county ofcials on Monday and hopes to meet with or hear back fr om county ofcials today about a way to allo w B randon to ride his offr oad modied electr ic golf cart on roads in Avon Park Lakes so he can reach the banks of Lake Olivia to go shing. B r andon Bennett has Kniest dysplasia, a genetic bone disorder that limits his mo v ement through swollen joints and arthritis. It also damages his sight and hear ing, so he cant get a drivers license. H e had been r iding to the lake in his golf cart for 18 months. But since none of the roads in Avon Park Lakes are designated as safe for golf carts, a Highlands County sheriffs deputy told him on April 26 to park his cart. Peggy Bennett said she had heard from Highlands County Community Programs Manager Christo pher Benson and Melissa Bruns, the countys Americans with D isabilities A ct compliance coordinator, that they ar e looking at what steps she might take to get an exemption, or get roads there designated for golf car ts. They conferred with County Engineer Ramon Gavarrete, who said it inv olv es a petition, engineering and tr afc studies including r eview by the sher iff s ofce and a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners. The petition helps make sure most of the people want it: Be tween 60 percent and 75 per cent. N o community is 100 percent for golf car ts Gavarrete said. Even those that hav e been designated as golf car t communities still have complaints. C ollector r oads usually have too much tr afc to get appr oved, he said, but if a road has low speed, low trafc volume, few or no heavy tr ucks and a well-maintained road with good view, his report may say OK. If not, he would r ecommend denial. I t s up to the County Commission after that. Also, in response to an inquiry by Bruns, Gavarrete said the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued guidance stating that agencies do not hav e to provide pedestrian facilities. However, when a public agency does make a sidewalk or multi-use path, efforts must be made, within reason, to make it accessible to persons with disabili ties. T o date Gavarrete said, only ve Highlands County communities have golf cart designation: H ighlands H ammock Subdivision I stokpoga S hores & Ranch Subdivision Kissimmee River Estates Knoll-Century Hill Subdivision Sudan Interior Mission Gavarrete said a pe tition is in the works no w fr om residents of Lake Josephine Drive. The County Commission asked Istokpoga Shores to pay the county to install the golf car t warning signs, so he expects any new approvals will have to pay for signs, too. One place not on the list of approved com munities is Fairmont Estates but one r esident there said that doesn t stop her neighbors from using the car ts both in the par k and either on or along surrounding feeder roads. Pamela Mitchell, who said shes moving back to Indiana in J une after 20 y ears in Sebring, said she has complained about golf carts being driven in the park, along Schumacher Road, over in the W almar t parking lot and as far away from the park as Bob Evans Restaurant, all in heavy trafc areas along a major highway. Over the years, how ever, she lost faith in law enfor cement and stopped calling because nothing would change Then on Sunday, she became infuriated upon hearing of B ennett s case. That story broke my heart, Mitchell said. They will enforce that and not enforce this, and that makes me an gry. S ev eral other readers wrote on Facebook in suppor t of B ennett, saying riding in the bike lane on U.S. 27 is more dangerous and asking whether or not Bennett could use a mobility chair. Unfortunately, Peg gy Bennett said, a mobility chair wouldnt help N ot only is it less visible on Avon Park Lake roads, it wont traverse the sandy ground ar ound the lake and her step-son would be stuck.Family seeks golf cart solutionsCounty engineer explains process GoogleEarth.comA GoogleEarth map shows the part of Avon Park Lakes that 23-yearold Brandon Bennett would usually travel to go shing from his house on Seville Drive (bottom) to Lake Olivia (top) to go shing. He has Kniest dysplasia and cant walk that distance, so he has used a golf cart for 18 months. However, none of the roads in Avon Park Lakes are designated as safe for golf carts, so he was told by a Highlands County Sheriffs deputy to park his cart. County Engineer Ramon Gavarrete said he can apply for a designation, but rst he needs to know which of the nearby roads Bennett has used or wants to use. Courtesy of Peggy BennettBrandon Bennett, 23, sits on his mobility scooter at Lake Olivia while his golf cart (background) sits idle. Bennett needs some form of mobility to overcome Kniest dysplasia, a rare bone disorder resulting in shortened stature and painfully enlarged joints, but has been told by a Highlands County Sheriffs deputy not to drive the golf cart in Avon Park Lakes or face a ticket. His mobility scooter cannot actually take him this close to the lake where he likes to sh. Getting this photo required pushing the scooter across sandy soil and lifting it several times when it got stuck.BRADENTON Two Bradenton police detectives are accused of br eaking into city hall to use the bathroom and leaving the building unsecured for an entir e w eekend. Ofcials told the Bradenton Herald that R oss J ohnson is no longer employed by the depar tment. The other detective, whose name was redacted from an investigative report, has a pre-disciplinary hear ing scheduled in June. B oth wor ked for the narcotics division. According to the re port, the two detectives manipulated a door lock to get inside the building on Feb. 7. Report: Cops broke into city hall to use bathroom AT CH ICA FSof00CHICANEs RESTAURANT & BARPoi GOLFVIEw DRIVE SEBRING, FLrle8633140348LIKE US ON FACE BOOKFop SPECIAL OFFERSINow matter how you read thenews, we've got you coveredIn print or onine, the NewsSun 1is your hometown news source ,, EWSUNtjt4lVERSAL CENTROF,,"iTURAL MARTIAL Wlifft0
A4 | NEWSSS U nN | WW ednesday, May 7, 2014 www.newssun.com May 9 -11Somebodys Growing Up!Music & Lyrics Jason Robert Brown Book Dan English and Robert Horn Director Lindsay LynchProduced by special arrangement with Music Theatre InternationalSUITABLE FOR AGES 6 AND OLDER...Clever lyrics and genuinely funny jokes... NY Times A funny, exciting love letter to childhood Splash Magazine The target audience for should have no trouble identifying with the characters onstage as they tunefully reect friendship, crushed, popularity, (and) acceptance. Variety TICKETS: Youth $8, Adult $15 Lakeside Playhouse 356 West Center Ave., Sebring Friday & Saturday Evening 7:30pm Sunday Matinee 2:30pm BUSINESS BY CAROL KLINENews-Sun correspondentSEBRING A young entrepreneur opened a new jewelry boutique recently just off The Cir cle in the hear t of downtown Sebring, but her story is one of hard work and deter mination, and actually began many y ears ago Lavernia Bueford presently works full time as Dining Services Manager at the Palms of Sebring, a retire ment and rehab health car e community her e. With dedication and determination, she has successfully managed to open a shop at the same time offer ing lovely jewelry and specializ ed accent appar el. This enterpr ising young lady also runs the Palms Catering Service in addition to being a wife and mother. S he believ es her career at The Palms of S ebr ing helped give her the condence and courage to take on this new venture, and her dream to own her own business came to frui tion just a few weeks ago There seems to be no stopping this young woman. Bueford became in terested in wearing beautiful jew elr y and dressing stylishly many years ago because of someone very dear to her. My great-grand mother was always fashionably dr essed, said Bueford, and I wanted to be just like her. She lived in the Bronx, New York, and worked at an elite fash ion boutique herself. Lav er nia Bueford opened Precious Collections on Friday, A pr il 4, 2014. She has worked very hard for many years in order to make this lifelong dream come true. This has always been a dream of mine, said Bueford. Ive loved high fashion since I was a little girl, and I could envision myself doing this for so many years. Included in the line of high fashion but reasonably priced jew elry is a line of sandals, dress and casual shoes, a wide variety of accent and innity scarves, as well as handbags Ladies you will not believe the selection of handbags! Bueford carries a very special line of handbags for those somewhat eccentric ladies licensed to carr y their own small handguns. Smartly decorated with rhinestones and other beading, they are designed to carry your choice of person al weaponry, and they ev en hav e matching wallets. Lavernia Bueford is from Queens, New York, and she brought her dream all the way to Sebring. She has worked very hard at The Palms of Sebring for 11 years, starting as a cook, then became clinic dietician and working her way up to Dining and Ca tering Services Manager. S he is no w a Certied Dietician Manager. Bueford never gave up the desir e to hav e a high fashion boutique of her own, and actually started selling jewelry on the side two y ears ago Now it would appear her dedication, deter mination and cour age along with lots of har d wor k paid off. Her dream has come true. If you have ques tions, call the Precious C ollections boutique at 863-835-3675. If a man should answer, that would be S ean B ueford, Lavernias husband. He kindly offer ed to ll in temporarily until more help is hired. He believes in my dream, too said Lavernia, smiling, and I m v ery grateful for his help and support. Precious Collections is located at 112 S. Ridgewood D r ive, just off the circle in downtown Sebring. Her hours are 11:00 to 6:00, Monday through Saturday, and 12:00 to 5:00 on Sundays. Visit Precious Col lections and see this beautiful new line of handbags jewelry, and much more.Precious Collections: New highfashion boutique comes to Sebring BUEFORD Special to the News-SunSEBRING Dr. Diana D. Carr, a longtime Sebring orthopaedic surgeon and r esident, has been named as a Top Doctor by US News & W or ld Report. She has been on this list since 1999. Dr. Carr treats patients at The Hand & Shoul der Specialists offer ing specialty car e close to home with a concentr ation on xing shoulder, elbow, wr ist and hand pr oblems. She is certied by the American B oar d of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic S ur geons. Dr. Carrs long list of achievements include being the ar eas only orthopaedic sur geon cer tied as a hand specialist. This means Dr. Carr has a subspecialty certi cate in surgery of the hand that can only be achiev ed by board certied orthopae dic surgeons who have demonstr ated qualications in hand sur ger y beyond those expected of other or thopaedic surgeons b y vir tue of additional training, a practice char acter ized by a majority of cases in hand sur ger y, and passing a rigor ous exam. I am honor ed to be chosen for this recognition, Carr said. Or thopedics is a great specialty because we can x injur ies and wear and tear that is becoming more frequent with the aging population. This allows patients to return to the enjoy ment of their leisure activities and to pr oductiv e work. F or mor e infor mation, please visit http://hand-shoulder specialist.com or call (863) 382-7777.Local surgeon named as top doctor againDr. Carr honored by UU SS News & WW orld Report DD R. DD IANA CARR t t f1B1N the IQbels"rt.+ iast a GfetuleCROWNPOINTE "SecuredMemoryCareRR WingSafe and SecuredMemory Care WingStaffed with Full TimeLicensed NursesMemory FocusedDaily Social ProgramsCall to make lunch reservationsto visit our building!Please contact Renee Marley orTina Thompson at Crown Pointe ALFfor additional information.863-386-1060CROWNPOINTE www.cpcommunities.com5005 Sun IN Lake Blvd. Sebring, FL 33872ALn9i56
www.newssun.comWednesday, May 7, 2014 | NE wW SSS U nN | A5 NEWS-SSUnN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927Romona Washington Publisher email@example.com Scott Dressel Editor firstname.lastname@example.org VIEWPOINTS OUR VIEW YOUR VIEWS Regular readers of the Lake Placid Journal and the Highlands Jour nal along with faithful NewsSu n readers will likely have noticed something a little different. The three newspapers are starting to share news stories, photos and some other resources. While it was not unusual to see shared news between the Lake Plac id Journal and Highlands Journal, the scope of sharing has expanded with the News-Sun being recently pur chased by Sun Coast Media Group, the same parent company that o wns the two Journals in Highlands County. For decades, or perhaps generations, the Journal brand and the News-Sun were competitors. It was common to see reporters and photographers from both newspapers at the same events and meetings. Now that seems an unnecessary duplication of efforts. The goal is to bring more valuable news to the readers of all three news papers. How editors will decide which stories to shar e and how to designate those remains a work in progress. A good example is this week with the Lake Placid Journal and High lands Journal welcoming stories from the News-S un, as well as a state track meet story written about a Lake Placid athlete but authored by a sports writ er from our Port Charlotte Sun team. Stor ies originating from our sister newspapers are designated as such. Just look for the byline the authors name at the top of the story. Just be low the writers name will be Jour nal Staff, Journal Correspondent, N ews-Sun Staff, Charlotte Sun Staff, etc. The same will hold true in the NewsSun. Bylines from Lake Placid Journal and Highlands Journal staff members and correspondents will appear there, too. There will be a bit of a learning curve as the staffs of our sister newspapers get to know one anothers strengths and weaknesses. But the results, even from our earliest efforts, will result in more value for our readers. Were continuing to grow and ex pand our resources in Highlands County to ser ve you, the reader, with more complete and comprehensive news coverage from all the communities we serve. We see ex citing times ahead for re porters, editors and, more importantly, for our combined readership. We urge y ou to join with us in the excite ment. Share with us your thoughts and opinions. We promise well listen. You just might see your idea incorpo rated into the pages of our Highlands County family of newspapers .An editorial from the Lake Placid Journal.Exciting times ahead for sister newspapersBenghazi games continueLike a rematch of a game of pin the tail on the donkey, chairman (Darrell) Issa ... paraded a former Air Force Brigadier Robert Lovell, who testied somewhat v aguely that more should have been done to help Ambassador Stevens and his three-man team. The former Africom J2, who was stationed in Stuttgart, Ger many, during the time in question, testied that military assets were in fact not available any closer than A viano Air B ase in northeast Italy, nearly 1,000 miles away. The American embassy, located in Tripoli, the capital of Lib ya, some 550 miles distance from Benghazi, lacked forces adequate to affect any change, particularly in view of the dis tance. Ultimately Lovells testimony was that he regretted that mor e was not done never focusing on the absence of assets in the ar ea. A pparently Ambassador Ste vens was visiting Benghazi with a view to visiting the newly established consulate there, which was as y et not pr operly staffed nor protected. Despite being fully aware of the status of security Stevens, the ranking U.S. representative in Libya, chose to go for war d with this visit ...Some members of Issas committee are enthusiastically contending that State Department failed to adequately provide for an at ready extraction for ce for the Ambassador, but this view is totally at odds with the facts on the ground at the time... However, Issa and his stalwarts, Mica, Chaffetz, and others, with near hysteria and emotional toning, gave rambling accusator y statement, which had little to do with the gener als statements or with any real bear ing on the question RR AND yY LUDACERLake PlacidHappy anniversary, Change of PaceTwo years ago, we opened the doors of Change of Pace, a nonprot daytime activity center for adults with Alzheimers or relat ed dementias. Our prime focus at the time was to giv e the car egiver a day of much needed rest. W e pr ovided the clients with a safe environment and a variety of planned activities to stimulate their minds and to keep them active. We have learned so much dur ing the past two years, one thing being, the clients hav e indeed beneted as much as the caregivers. The socialization with other clients as w ell as our wonder ful volunteers and staff has giv en them an oppor tunity to maintain their dignity. Change of Pace is hosted by Sebring Christian Church, which provides us with the space to operate the center. Two years ago we opened with three cli ents and some very nervous staff and v olunteers this week our daily average is 19 clients a day and staff and volunteers who are condent of a job well done. We are so proud of the ser vice that we offer to Highlands C ounty Change of P ace, Inc. Day Care/Activities Center for Adults with Alzheimers or Dementias at 4514 Hammock Road (863382-1188). Happy anniversary, Change of Pace.JEAN MAASChange of PaceHave you seen the YouTube video called Look Up by Gary Turk? As of Tuesday morning, he had more than 20 million views of this ve-minute video. The message is profound and much what so many of us feel and often commu nicate between our selves. Perhaps to some in our close cir cle of fr iends, but rarely to anyone else. Turk talks about the 422 people he calls friends and how he talks to them daily but v er y few really know him. Hes talking, of course, about this thing called social media ... F acebook, Twitter, Instagram, the list goes on, especially if youre a mem ber of the younger generation. Like T urk, I have noticed how many people seem to have their eyes glued to a smartphone, or walk around with an electronic notepad in their hands. Some ar e simply scanning, while others are texting or playing games. I often can be sitting in a restaurant and start to chuckle while looking ar ound and seeing patr ons of all ages with their noses stuck in their phones r ather than talking to the per son sitting across the table from them. I v e threatened my own children more than once that they can start eating alone if they arent going to converse with me ... and I dont mean by text messages. I get really aggravated when my son will be in one room and send me a text message asking me to bring him something to drink. I didnt raise a lazy child, so what the heck!? Im sure not a servant. Of course, I know now that a lot of times hell ask me for something via a text message just so he can see me get irri tated. And I will admit to loving those little text messages I get long after I think he s asleep that simply say one more time, Goodnight Mom. I love you. My oldest is also real good to send me a text letting me know she has arrived at work, or whatever her destination is. T ext messaging is OK in some instances, but its also one of those social media sources that has been overabused ... at least in my opinion. Ive heard from more than one person whose children will sit in the same room with them and communicate only through a text message. Whats wrong with that?! Turks video goes on to show two young ladies sitting on a bench, both on their smart phones, when a third young lady comes o v er to sit down. They look up at her and instant ly go back to their smartphones. N o hello No acknowledgement. Nothing. Thats another scene Ive witnessed too often. What does that third young lady do? She sits there with her hands in her pockets and just looks around. Probably wishing she had someone to talk to. Social media does serve a purpose, but dont get sucked in to it to the point that it con sumes you. C ommunicate Speak to the person sitting across the table from you at dinner. Talk with your children, or your parents, even your siblings. Pick up the phone and call someone rath er than send them a text message. You may not be looking into their ey es but you can at least hear a voice. Take more than a minute to send someone a handwritten note instead of an email. Disconnect. Silence your phone and set it aside. Turn off the computer. Get outside or even dust off an old board game and challenge your family to a night of fun and popcorn. You might learn something from them. Lets not become a nation of dumb people just because we have smart phones.Romona Washington is publisher and executive editor at the News-Sun. She can be contacted by email at romo email@example.com, or call her at (863) 385-6155, ext. 515.Smart phones. Dumb people. AA T RR AND omOM Romona Washington 7EATN PENALTYefha( Zne'dion. CerhaC Non-injec o27byn }oNEVER,VACUNATEpM' `SCOTTrAO!K......................................................................
A6 | NEWSSS U nN | WW ednesday, May 7, 2014 www.newssun.com EV eE LYN MAY eE TT eE Evelyn Marie Mayette, 77 of Sebring, died April 28, 2014. She was born March 14, 1937 in Madrid, New York, the daughter of Clifford and Myrtle (Irish) Mayette. In addition to her parents, she was prede ceased by her sister Marion Vallance of Madrid, New Yo r k She is survived by her three sons, David Carr, Donald Carr Jr., and Douglas Carr; a daughter, Elaine (Car r) Maple, all of Sebring; her sisters, Pat Sharlow of Waddington, New Y or k, Lois Mayette of Watertown, New York, Margaret Harvey of Madrid, New Y or k, and Bonnie McElwain of Waddington, New York; her brothers, Fred Mayette, Terry Mayette and Junior Mayette, all of Waddington, New Y or k; her six grandchildren, Jason Carr, and Joshua Carr, both of Odgensburg, New York, Kayla Carr, Kate lyn Carr, Kaleb Carr and Kira Car r all of Sebring. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date in Waddington. Those who wish to remember Evelyn in a special way make do nations in her memory to NuHope Elder Care Services, Inc., 6414 US Hwy 27 S., Sebring FL 33876. Morris Funeral Chapel, morrisfuneralchapel.com. OBITUARIES night, where he was being held without bond until his rst hearing with a judge. Police arrived shortly after 6:30 / p.m. at the area of M artin Luther King Boulevard and Lemon Avenue on reports of a ght with a w eapon, but didn t nd any crowds. They found Ryan Rawlings, 29, of Lake Placid, standing disheveled and out of breath beside a blue 2004 Dodge N itro. According to police reports, Rawlings said he met a man called Sam that morning on Grapefruit Avenue in Sebring, near Para dise Apartments, and had agr eed to giv e him a ride to the north end of Sebring. Rawlings told police he got a call from S am later identied as Collins later that day, asking for another r ide Rawlings said he took Collins to several places before Collins then asked to go to his br other s house in the area of MLK Boulevard and Lemon Avenue in Se bring, reports said. As they arr iv ed in the area at 6:20 / p .m., Collins asked him to stop in a dirt lot near the intersection. When they stopped, Rawlings said, Col lins went crazy and star ted hitting R awlings in his head and chest, y elling at him about how Rawlings thought Collins was a piece of (expletive deleted). C ollins then r eached into the back seat toward two gas cans, thr eatening to bur n up the car, reports said. Rawlings told police he was able to push Collins away from the cans, but Collins then started pulling apart dashboard and cen ter consoles, causing appro ximately $100 in damage. As this was happening, Rawlings was telling Collins to get out of the v ehicle and said he was forced to grab a machete he keeps for protection to threaten Collins to leave. However, as he left, Collins grabbed the keys from the ignition and tossed them on the ground. Rawlings told police he found his keys, but the igni tion key was missing. S ev eral witnesses, who did not give names to police said they saw the ght inside the Dodge and saw Toby Collins middle name get out with a set of keys and thr ow them in the dirt behind the car. They said the ght continued outside the car until the driv er went back into the car for a machete and w ent after Collins before several men in the ar ea surr ounded him and kept him from getting to Collins. A police ofcer retrieved the machete and secur ed it in a patr ol car while investigating the scene. N o char ges were led on Rawlings. Sebring Cmdr. Steve Carr said Florida law permits self-defense against a physical attack. Another ofcer saw Collins walking on MLK Boulevard toward Lemon Avenue during the investigation. The ofcer detained Col lins, but as he was being detained, Collins complained of chest pains The ofcer called for Highlands County Emergency Medical Services. Both EMS and S ebr ing Fire and Rescue responded. Collins was taken to H ighlands R egional Medical Center Emer gency Room, where he was medically clear ed and then taken to jail. ATT aA CK FR omOM paPA G eE A1 Phil AA ttinger/ NN ews-SunSebring police speak with RR yan RR awlings, 29, of Lake Placid after a ght Monday near Mar tin Luther King Boulevard and Lemon Street in Sebring. According to arrest reports, RR a wlings had helped Samuel Toby Collins, 40, of Sebring with rides around town, but when they arrived in the Sebring neighborhood and stopped in a dirt lot, Collins began hitting him, reports said. RR a wlings told police he forced Collins out of the car with a machete that he keeps for protection, but Collins took RR a wlings keys, losing the ignition key in the commotion.As part of the effort, the NRCS is applying for a Florida Depart ment of Agriculture grant which r equir es as an entity to assume the operation and maintenance of the structure. How much that will cost remains to be seen. Commissioners were assured that aspect would be brought back to the board for additional consideration following a feasi bility study. Ford gave a primary estimate of betw een $1,000 and $10,000 annually depending on the type of structure built. Additionally, the lakes manager estimated that management of inv asiv e aquatic plants could run as much as $35,000 a year. Commissioner Jim Brooks noted that in documents he found from June of 1960, it was indicated that maintenance funds were to be raised by spe cial taxation levied on the landowners in the watershed. Those would be assessed b y the boar d of county commissioners. Highlands County administrator June Fisher indicated that although ther e is a special taxing distr ict still in existence, ther e had been no r ecent collections. That has been set up , she said. I understand there are some funds that still exist in it but it has not been collected in several years. The Fisheating Creek has nearly a quarter century of legal disputes between conservation ists and Lykes Brothers dating back to 1989. The issue r evolves around the publics ability to sh and boat on the Lake O keechobee tr ibutary. In 1997, a jury concluded that Fisheating Creek is a naviga ble waterway and ordered that boaters not be blocked fr om using the cr eek. I n J uly of last year, an admin istrative judge ruled against the F lor ida Department of Environmental Protection, indicating the state agency could not block off the cr eeks navigation chan nel. CREEK FR omOM paPA G eE A1 BY BARR YY FOSTERNews-Sun CorrespondentSEBRING A Tallahassee-based rm has been r ecommended to do a salary study for Highlands County. Evergreen Solutions topped the list of a half dozen rms which ap plied to do the work. The company has par tner ed with various agencies r anging fr om school districts, municipalities, non-profit organizations and ev en state entities to do compensation and classication studies. They most recently were retained by Miami-Dade County to conduct a compensation survey. As requested in Highlands, ranges there are scheduled to be analyz ed in both the public and private sector to determine the appropriate pay levels for all included jobs. Recommendations then will be provided to improve the fair ness and equity in the curr ent system. Plans for such an analysis in Highlands County surfaced after commissioner Don Elw ell asked that the number of the existing pay grades and their r anges her e be reviewed. I tr uly do feel that we have too many pay grades and the ranges in each of them is astr onomical, Elwell said at the time. His comments came following back-to-back employee requests from Highlands Coun ty Emergency Services Director Harvey Craven and Highlands C ounty P arks & Recreation Director Vickie P ontius County administrator June Fisher told the boar d the action alr eady was under way. E v ergreen Solution President Dr. Linda Re cio said her organization uses a number of tools dur ing such salar y studies, including survey techniques, compar ison for mulas, questionnaires and ev aluation tools Its one of our core competencies, Recio said. Since we created the rm in 1994 we have done mor e than 350 projects and better than 300 of those were salary and classication studies. N egotiations with E vergreen could begin sometime after county commissioners decide whether or not the want to pr oceed. Firm picked to conduct county salary study Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Lifesaving techniques, crime solving and the culinary arts are some of the fun and educational activities in store for children, ages 6-12, who come to South Florida State Colleges Camp Ad venture. C amp A dventure will be in session June 9-July 24, and young adventurers meet Monday through Thursday, 8 / a.m. to 7 / p .m., at the SFSC Highlands Campus. An optional Friday program takes camp ers on eld trips to local attractions. The rst w eek, J une 9-12, begins with beautiful smiles and healthy bodies, an educational glimpse at what health care professionals do and what SFSC students learn in nursing and dentistry about radi ography, phlebotomy, and more Students who are mad about science, will get a look at working in a science lab, discovering cause and effect, chemical reactions, and creat ing the campers very o wn concoction, during the second week of Camp Adventure, June 16-19. The optional F r iday eld trip travels to MOSI in Tampa. June 23-26 is about public safety and crime solving. Camp ers will learn about collecting data and evidence to solv e the crime of the Case of the Missing Popsicles. SFSC Law Enforcement Academy cadets and EMS/EMT students will shar e their daily drills. The Friday eld trip is a tour of the Highlands County Courthouse. The week of July 7-10, the Junior Chefs Culinary Academy features Chef Brown, who will share how cooking combines science, math, read ing, health, and social skills in ev er y recipe. Thursday, the campers open the doors of their r estaur ant to faculty, parents, and staff to enjoy an Italian lunch. The K ids G arage and Soapbox Der by is July 14-17, and y oung adv enturers will get hands-on experience in auto mechanics and collision. D ur ing the nal week, July 21-24, camp features a ride in an SFSC semi-tr uck and a rst-hand look at the college electrical programs bucket truck as it reaches for the sky. 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www.newssun.comWednesday, May 7, 2014 | NE wW SSS U nN | A7 Special to the News-SunSEBRING Area young people ages 8-17 will have one last chance this school year to take to the skies on Saturday as Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1240 hosts the nal Y oung Eagles F light Rally of the season at Sebring Regional Air port from 8 / a.m. to noon. The rally is par t of the EAA Young Eagles Program, created to in terest young people in aviation. S ince the pr ogram was launched in 1992, V olunteer EAA pilots have own more than 1.5 million young people who reside in more than 90 countries. F ree airplane rides are just part of the Flight Rally, said John Rousch, spokesman for the event. We hope to build one-to-one rela tionships between pilots and young people, giving a new gener ation a chance to lear n mor e about the possibilities that exist in the world of aviation. Pilots at the ev ent will also explain more about their airplanes allowing young people to discover how air planes work and how pilots ensur e safety is the prime concern be fore every ight. Follo wing the ight, each young person, will receive a certicate making them an ofcial Y oung Eagle. Their name will then be entered into the Worlds Largest Logbook, which is on per manent display at the EAA Air A dv enture Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The EAA chapter 1240 will be host ing a pancake breakfast at the EAA Aviation D ev elopment Center (ADC). All the proceeds of the breakfast will support youth aviation pr ogr ams. The EAA ADC is at the south end of the ight line through gate 24. Follow the signs around the airport access road. The proceeds of the breakfast suppor t y outh aviation educational programs. Flights will begin at 8 / a.m. with r egistra tion closing at 11 / a.m. Young Eagles must have a parent or legal guardian sign the registration form to be able to y A dditional information about EAA and the EAA Y oung Eagles program is available at www.eaa.org or www. youngeagles.org. 5500 SAVE $200 / / / / / / Samantha Gholar can be reached at email@example.com WINE FROM PAGE AA 1gives back to the Ridge Area Arc non-prof it and provides funds for the ev er yday procedures and running of the or ganization. Ridge Ar ea Arc CEO Rhonda Beckman is looking forward to Fridays event. This all star ted 16 years ago with Mor ris Adams. He worked with the Ar c and did a lot of work in Avon Park. Weve run every year with the exception of one year, but this y ear w e are back at the Island View Resta ruant, said Beckman. W e really enjoy us ing that facility for Kokomo. It ts perfectly with our theme Games, entertainment by Groovus, free mar gar itas and beer and a Caribbean buffet await. Were going to have lots of rafes and prizes during the event. They ll be games and cornhole boards set up just outside the restaurant. People can go in and out and sit and enjoy the view back there if they d like Im excited about it. I just heard back fr om the beer guy this morning so things are going well, Beckman said. A goal of $25,000 has been set to r aise in hopes of providing plenty of funds for Ridge Ar ea Ar c operations. Each year approximately 230 attendees enjo y the fundr aiser and this year should be no different. Were very close to selling out already, said Beckman. Any one wishing to pur chase a ticket should call the ofce and speak to C onna (Walker) to see about ticket av ailability . Tickets are $45 per person and the price includes beer, margar itas and food throughout the evening. For ticket infor mation contact Walker at the Arc ofce 452-1295, E xt 106.Samantha Gholar can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 385-6155 ext: 526. KOKOMO FROM PAGE AA 1 Katara Simmons/News-SunHighlands University PP reparatory School seventh-grader RR achel Babar (from left, back row); fthgrader Teh ya Fulcher; fth-grader Catrina Lim; sixth-grader Kassandra Cruz; eighth-grader Camila Lim; sixth-grader Brennan AA r nold; seventh-grader Cort Sapp; eighth-grader AA ly Strength third-grader Kaden RR ober ts (from left, front row); and third-grader AA ndre w AA yala par ticipated Friday in the AA CSI MM ath OO lympics in F ort MM yer s. Students were required to solve difcult math problems in a limited time period. Fulcher received a rst place ribbon; Catrina Lim received third place; Camila Lim received third place; Strength received fourth place; RR ober ts earned second place and AA yala ear ned fth place. AA n a verage of 20 students competed against each other at each grade level. Not available for the picture were eighth-grader Sami Nortelus, eighth-grader Sarah Nortelus and fourth-grader Westin Jefferies.U nN IVER sS ITY PRE pP MATH OLY mpMP IC sS Flight rally, pancake breakfast is Saturday FyA 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, PA.863-386-0786Get your spots checked today.Dr. Darrin A. RotmanJulie L. lellimo, P.A.-C.Jennifer A. Wolf, P.A.-C.Mohs`Be Skin SurgerySKISSmartFellowAmerican InsffluLeofC lanrrtatob yy413109 Medical Way Sebring, 338701'7)'1 l
A8 | NEWS-SUN | Wednesday, May 7, 2014 www.newssun.com In Stock Berber Carpetper sq. ft. (plus installation and padding) Shaw Anso Nylon Carpetper sq. ft. (installed with padding) In Stock No Wax Vinyl 12ft. and 13ft wideper sq. ft. (plus installation) In Stock Oak Vinyl Plankper sq. ft. (plus installation) Outdoor Carpetper sq. ft. In Stock Boat Carpet-Many Colors 6ft and 8ft wideper sq. ft. CARPET MART, INC Special to the News-SunVENUS Does nature inspire you to make art? From 7:1510:45 a.m. Saturday, visitors of all ages are invited to meet up and make art at Archbold Biological Station. Visitors are encouraged to photograph, draw, or paint along the nature trails, or to participate in an art activity using found natural objects. A tour will be offered at 10 a.m. for those interested in how art is used in Archbolds research, conservation, and education. Archbolds education coordinator, Dustin Angell, is hosting the event. Im hoping we get some visitors who are new to the Florida scrub. Just one visit can get an artist hooked, especially when they start to learn about how unique and threatened this habitat is. We are all artists, and whether you are making an oil painting or arranging pinecones into an interesting design, art making is a great way to interact with nature and spend a Saturday morning. This program is free of charge and open to all ages. Archbold Biological Station is eight miles south of Lake Placid at 123 Main Drive. The entrance is 1.8 miles south of State Road 70 on Old State Road 8. Be aware that multiple locations are listed for Archbold when using GPS. Use the directions listed here to locate the Learning Center. Archbold Biological Station is an independent, not-for-pro t research facility located on the Lake Wales Ridge and lies within the headwaters of the Everglades, the lands that drain south into Lake Okeechobee. The Station is dedicated to long-term ecological research, conservation, and education. Its all part of the global effort to understand, interpret and preserve the worlds natural heritage. Visit www.archboldstation.org or visit on Facebook. For more information, call (863) 465-2571.Make art at Archbold Biological StationTAMPA (AP) Jurors in the trial of a mother accused of killing her two children saw photos of various items around the familys home. Monday was the rst day in the trial of Julie Schenecker, who has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to two counts of rst-degree murder. Police say Schenecker fatally shot her teenagers in January 2011 while thenhusband was deployed overseas. After prosecutors and attorneys gave opening statements, a crime scene technician told the court about notes and journal entries found in the house, including a sticky note on a calendar that detailed where the teens bodies were. Scheneckers attorneys say their client was profoundly mentally ill and they plan to use an insanity defense.Jury hears graphic details in double murder trial File photoHighlands County Sheriffs Of ce investigators tape off the area of East State Street in Avon Park where Dwayne Council Jr. was found in the street with fatal gunshot wounds on Nov. 23.convenience store that night, then drove to Gwen Hill Street, one street north of where Councils body was eventually found. Moses and Council exited the van and the man witnessed Council giving Moses a pistol, later identi ed as belonging to Council. He told investigators that Moses said they were going to meet some Hispanics for a drug transaction. Moses and Council began walking south toward the basketball court on East State Street, according to the af davit, while the witness moved the van to Lassiter Street, one street south of where the shooting would be. A few minutes later, he heard several gunshots from the area where the two men had been. The witness drove the van around to East State Street and saw a body lying in the roadway, but he couldnt tell if it was Council or Moses. He didnt see anyone else going in or out of the area after the shots, the af davit said. When he saw Moses the next morning in the area of Hal McRae Boulevard and South Delaney Avenue, Moses was acting strange and nervous and had changed clothes. When he asked Moses about Council, Moses said the deal went bad and people started shooting. He said he got one shot off at the others and both he and Council ran in different directions. However, investigators didnt nd any evidence in the area of the shooting to support multiple gunshots from any other guns than Councils pistol or anyone else being in the area, report said. Investigators learned that Moses was at a friends house 20 minutes after the shooting, out of breath, acting nervous, and asking for something to start a re. Af davits said they saw Moses take off his outer clothing shorts, T-shirt, jacket, bandana and gloves and burn it behind their home while talking on a cell phone. He then left on foot. Highlands County Sheriffs deputies later found the charred clothing. During their investigation, deputies discovered shoes at Moses house that matched shoe impressions left at the scene, as well as information from another friend, who Moses called several times during the night before the shooting. The friend told investigators he didnt answer the phone, but had listened to the voice mails, stating Moses had left something under the air conditioner outside his home. It was a black handgun, reports said. He then borrowed two ankle socks to conceal the gun and left town with it, af davits said. According to af davits, Moses told his friend he had shot Council one or two times. Investigators arrested Moses on Dec. 13, 2013, on charges of tampering with evidence. He was unable to post bond and stayed there. During that time, a letter sent from Moses cell block appeared to contain code telling where the gun was hidden, and asked the recipient to retrieve the gun. Following those directions, detectives found the pistol, wrapped in two ankle socks and buried in an orange grove near Moses mothers house. The friend con rmed that the pistol and socks were the same he had seen with Moses. He also said Moses had tried to get him to buy the pistol from Council. Deputies also had sworn statements from a fellow inmate of Moses, who said Moses told him he had emptied the gun into Council while high on drugs. Another inmate told investigators that Moses told him on April 5, 2014, about how when Council rounded a corner on the night of the shooting, Moses shot him two or three times in the face and ve or six times in the chest. Moses reportedly told the inmate he hid the gun in an orange grove, burned his clothes and bathed in bleach before running to Polk County. The inmate asked Moses if he stole anything from Council, and Moses said he hadnt, af davits said. When investigators showed Moses the gun concealed inside black socks, he said it was Dwayne Councils gun, af davits said. Investigators said only someone with personal knowledge could have known it was a gun and whose gun it was. COUNCIL FROM PAGE A1 Y I;:. _i'V + a'-E tFl.! -L I...//.r7 ,// ///JGet Notfcedacr..ea terse rocruy
www.newssun.comWednesday, May 7, 2014 | NE wW SSS U nN | A9 SPORTsS BY DAN HOEHNEdaniel.email@example.comSEBRING Blue Streak junior Jordyn Blount capped off quite a season Satur day, bringing home a fth-place medal in the FHSAA Class 3A S tate Finals long jump. Three Sebring student-athletes competed amid horrid weather conditions at the N or th Florida campus in Jacksonville. It was in the 50s, heavy rains and gusting winds, head coach C ynthia C ook said. They kept stopping and starting the pole vault because of the winds, but everything else was going off as scheduled. The off and on delays wreaked havoc in the pole vault as four competitors, including two that had come in seeded at 13-feet and 13feet, 6-inches failed to clear the 12-foot opening height. Among those four unfortunately, was Blue Streak Byron Cobb. But with this experience gained under such harsh conditions and being just a junior, Cobb now knows to expect and be pr epar ed for anything as he looks to make a r etur n trip. S ebr ing senior Gary Demarest wont have that chance as he fell short of his goal of Blount brings home some hardware Dan Hoehne/News-SunJordyn Blount shows off his fth-place medal in the long jump from the FHSAA State Finals, which has him motivated to go back for more next year. SEE BLOUNT | A12 BY DAN HOEHNEdaniel.firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Sweet Frogs Yogurt certainly has milk, and their Dixie Boys baseball team had plenty of r uns Monday night as they topped Got Milk? by an 18-4 score. Jorge Martinez got the start on the mound for the Frogs and set the milkmen down in order, with two strike outs, in the rst. The offense then hopped to it as Clint Patrick lead off with a double to left and came in on a Dalton Whitman single. J osh Riv era then reached on an error before Gabe Gomez blasted an RBI double. Lefty L uis P erez laced a double of his own to push two more across. Later, a Michael Brod elders choice would bring Perez in and the lead stood at 5-0 after one. Got Milk got one of those runs back in the second as Gavin Szoka reached on an error and with one out Hunter Jolly walked. The two baser unners Sweet Frogs have answer for Got Milk? Dan Hoehne/News-SunClint Patrick sets to connect for one of his three doubles in Sweet Frogs big win Monday night in Dixie Boys baseball action. SEE BOYS | A12 BY LAUREN WELBORNNews-Sun correspondentSEBRING An ear ly jump in the rst inning helped to keep Rotary above the efforts of the E lks M onday night in Dixie Ozone baseball action, seeing a nal score of 8-5. C r ossing the plate for Rotary in the top of the rst was Kevin Myers, Hunter Vanderpool, Connor Delaney, Cole Vanderpool and Ty son Bentley. Among those r uns included a home r un blasted by Hunter Vanderpool to set the pace for the r est of the inning. The Elks were able to re spond with one run in the bottom of the rst after an attempted elder s choice brought Matt Jones safely home. Trey Bender and Chris Cardoso were in scoring position, but were unable to follow teammate Jones, leaving the score at 5-1 at the end of the inning. Both teams were able to bring in two runs apiece in the second inning. After an error on a tag, Rotarys Zach Taylor reached rst base and lat er scrambled to second and thir d on passed balls Taylor was later brought home before Meyers reached rst himself. Meyers stole second and third before being brought in by a single from Gunner Leonard. Leonard and Hunt er Vanderpool were both in scor ing position as the Elks made the third out. The team of Chance and Cash Smoak led things off in the bottom of the second for the Elks, with Chance reaching on a walk before Cashs hit found the gap in rightcenter eld to put him on second base. Grifn Hall drew anoth er walk to load the bases before Cope Brewer r eached rst on a elder s choice that brought in Chance S moak. J oness shot to right eld Rotary rallies past Elks Dan Hoehne/News-SunHunter Vanderpool hammers this pitch over the fence for a rst-inning home run as Rotary stayed ahead of Elks with an 8-5 win Monday night. SEE OZON EE | A12R otOT AR yY 8E lL K sS 5 CLIFF BRUNTAssociated PressOKLAHOMA CITY Kevin Durant has plenty of scoring titles. Now, he nally has an MVP trophy to go with them. The Oklahoma City Thunder star won the NBAs top individual honor Tuesday, grab bing 119 rst-place v otes Miamis LeBron James, who had won the last two MVP awards and four of the previous ve, nished second with six rstplace votes and Blake Grifn of the Los An geles Clippers was thir d. D urant, a 6-foot9 forward, won his fourth scoring crown in ve years this season by averaging 32 points per game He helped the Thunder nish the regular season with a 5923 r ecor d, second-best in the league, despite playing much of the season without threetime All-Star Russell Westbrook by his side because of a nagging knee injury. Hes been the most consistent guy all sea son long, Westbrook said at the end of the r egular season. Hes done a great job of leading us to where we are now. Hes basically put himself in front of everybody else in the league and shown that hes the best player in the world. James agreed, say ing Monday: Much r espect to him and he deserves it. He had a big-time MVP season. 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A10 | NEWSSS U nN | WW ednesday, May 7, 2014 www.newssun.com SNAPs S HOTs S SPORTSHighlands 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 in formation please call B ob K eefe at 863-3818284, 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 B arbecue on F riday, 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 pay able to Sebring F ir emen 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 per son, with a maximum of four people per team, with all r egistered team members r eceiving a fr ee 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, thr ee tr ash sh, heaviest bass and heaviest tr ash sh. All sh must be aliv e at weigh-in. Registration dead line is May 1, which guar antees a shir t, registrations after that, up thr ough the day of the tournament, arent guaranteed a shirt. To register, or for more information, contact Sarah Clev eland at (352) 2149883, or R ebekah Wills at (863) 273-0208.SHS Summer SwimSEBRING Sebring High School will be offering swimming lessons with four sessions to choose from. The rst session begins Monday, June 9 and r uns thr ough Friday, June 20. The second session runs from June 23July 3, the third session July 7-July 18 and the four th fr om July 21-August 1. Registrations are being taken, beginning Monday, May 5, at the fr ont 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 471-5500, ext. 229, or 381-7092 and leave a message for Ms. Pat. Emails can also be sent to catonp@high lands.k12..us. The S ebr ing High School pool will be open on Wednesday, May 1, Monday through Friday from 6-7:30 / p .m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3 / p .m. Additional hours will be added once school is out for the summer. Cost is $2 per swim mer, and family passes are available at $50 for rst family member and $15 for each additional. S ebr ing Summer Swim Program The Summer Swim Program will again offer four (4) instruc tional sessions. Each will last two w eeks 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 orienta tion without Mother/ F ather 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 ele mentary 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 min utes, backstroke 100 yar ds Will learn basics of diving. Part B Fitness Swimmer/Diving Fundamentals. Students will learn necessary skills to make swimming part of their exercise pro gram. Will learn basics of diving. Ther e 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 re funds after completion of registration and payment of fees unless the swim class is cancelled. Ther e 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-per son Scramble with an 8 / a.m. shotgun star t. Cost is $240 per team, which includes green fees, cart, range balls, lunch and oncourse 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 sin gle entry, and a $340 hole sponsor which includes a team entr y. Sign-up is available online at www. sebringsunriser otar y. com. Make checks pay able to Sebring Sunrise F oundation, 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 camp er, with registration and check-in star ting at 8 / a.m. walk-ups are accepted. Campers should bring glove, cap, bat and any softball attire desired. The SFSC Softball Camps are designed to provide quality soft ball 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 C arlos Falla, who will serve as camp director. Lady Panther assistant coach Heather B ar nes and members of the 2013-14 SFSC softball team will serve as instructors. To pre-register online, go to www.southorida.edu/athletics/ softball and pr int out application form. For more information, call the schools athletic ofce or email fallac@southorida. edu .Panther Baseball Youth Summer CampsAVON PARK Spring is here and summer is just around the corner, which means the annual Panther Baseball S ummer Y outh 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.-N oon, with a cost of $80 per week, or $150 for both weeks. For addition al campers from the same family $5 discounts do apply All campers will r eceiv e a camp T-shirt. R egistr ation 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 in struction given from assistant coach Andy P olk and members of the Panther baseball team. Campers should bring a glove, cap and any baseball attire de sired, including bathing suit and towel. R egister b y phone by calling the SFSC Baseball ofce at (863) 784-7036, or register the morning of the rst camp session. W alk-up r egistra tions are accepted. A pplications can be found at www.southorida.edu/athletics/ baseball .TODAYMAJOR LEAGUE BASE bB A llLL Baltimore at Tampa Bay 7 p.m. SUN Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox 8 p.m. ESPNNB AA P lL AYOFFSWashington at Indiana 7 p.m. TNT L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City 9:30 p.m. TNT tT HURSDAYGO lL FPGA The Players Championship 1 p.m. GOLF mM AJOR lL EAGUE bB ASE bB A llLL Baltimore at Tampa Bay 7 p.m. SUN Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox 8 p.m. WGN nbNB A P lL AYOFFSBrooklyn at Miami 7 p.m. ESPN2 Por tland at San Antonio 9:30 p.m. ESPN2N FF L2014 NFL Draft 8 p.m. ESPNS pP O rtsRTS OnON tT V S cC O rR E bB OA rR DNB AA Playoff GlanceFIRST R OO UN DD (Best-of-7) EAEA ST EE RN C OO NF EE R EE NC EE Indiana 4, Atlanta 3 Miami 4, Charlotte 0 Brooklyn 4, Toronto 3 Washington 4, Chicago 1 W EE ST EE RN C OO NF EE R EE NC EE San Antonio 4, Dallas 3 Oklahoma City 4, Memphis 3 L.A. Clippers 4, Golden State 3 Portland 4, Houston 2 C OO NF EE R EE NC EE S EE MIFIN AA LS (Best-of-7; x-if necessar y) EAEA ST EE RN C OO NF EE R EE NC EE Miami vs. Brooklyn Tuesda y: Brooklyn at Miami, late Thursday, May 8: Brooklyn at Miami, 7 / p.m. Saturda y, May 10: Miami at Brooklyn, 8 / p.m. Monda y, May 12: Miami at Brooklyn, 8 / p.m. x-W ednesday, May 14: Brooklyn at Miami, TBA x-Friday, May 16: Miami at Brooklyn, TBA x-Sunday, May 18: Brooklyn at Miami, TBA Washington 1, Indiana 0 Monday: Washington 102, Indiana 96 Wednesday, May 7: Washington at Indiana, 7 / p.m. F riday, May 9: Indiana at Washington, 8 / p.m. Sunda y, May 11: Indiana at Washington, 8 / p.m. x-T uesday, May 13: Washington at Indiana, TBA x-Thursday, May 15: Indiana at Washington, TBA x-Sunday May 18: Washington at Indiana, TBA W EE ST EE RN C OO NF EE R EE NC EE San AA ntonio vs. P ortland Tuesday: Portland at San Antonio, late Thursday, May 8: Portland at San Antonio, 9:30 / p.m. Saturda y, May 10: San Antonio at Portland, 10:30 / p.m. Monda y, May 12: at San Antonio at Portland, 10:30 / p.m. x-W ednesday, May 14: Portland at San Antonio, TBA x-Frida y, May 16: San Antonio at Portland, TBA x-Monday, May 19: Portland at San Antonio, TBA L. AA Clipper s 1, OO klahoma City 0 Monda y: L.A. Clippers 122, Oklahoma City 105 Wednesday, May 7: L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City, 9:30 / p.m. F riday, May 9: Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 / p.m. Sunda y, May 11: Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 / p.m. x-Tuesda y, May 13: L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City, TBA x-Thursday, May 15: Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, TBA x-Sunday, May 18: L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City, TBANHL Playoff GlanceFIRST R OO UN DD (Best-of-7) EAEA ST EE RN C OO NF EE R EE NC EE Boston 4, Detroit 1 Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 0 Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 2 N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 3 W EE ST EE RN C OO NF EE R EE NC EE Minnesota 4, Colorado 3 Chicago 4, St. Louis 2 Anaheim 4, Dallas 2 Los Angeles 4, San Jose 3 S EE C OO N DD R OO UN DD (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EAEA ST EE RN C OO NF EE R EE NC EE Montreal 1, Boston 1 Thur sday: Montreal 4, Boston 3, 2OT Saturday: Boston 5, Montreal 3 Tuesday: Boston at Montreal, late Thursday, May 8: Boston at Montreal, 7:30 / p.m. Saturda y, May 10: Montreal at Boston, TBA x-Monday, May 12: Boston at Montreal, TBA x-Wednesday, May 14: Montreal at Boston, TBA Pittsburgh 2, N.Y Rangers 1 Friday: N.Y. Rangers 3, Pittsburgh 2, OT Sunday: Pittsburgh 3, N.Y. Rangers 0 Monday: Pittsburgh 2, N.Y. Rangers 0 Wednesday, May 7: Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 / p.m. Frida y, May 9: N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7 / p.m. x-Sunda y, May 11: Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, TBA x-Tuesda y, May 13: N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, TBA W EE ST EE RN C OO NF EE R EE NC EE Chicago 2, Minnesota 0 F riday: Chicago 5, Minnesota 2 Sunday: Chicago 4, Minnesota 1 Tuesday, May 6: Chicago at Minnesota, late Friday, May 9: Chicago at Minnesota, 9:30 / p.m. x-Sunda y, May 11: Minnesota at Chicago, TBA x-Tuesday, May 13: Chicago at Minnesota, TBA x-Thursday, May 15: Minnesota at Chicago, TBA Los AA ngeles 2, AA naheim 0 Saturda y: Los Angeles 3, Anaheim 2, OT Monday: Los Angeles 3, Anaheim 1 Thursday, May 8: Anaheim at Los Angeles, 10 / p.m. Saturda y, May 10: Anaheim at Los Angeles, TBA x-Monday May 12: Los Angeles at Anaheim, TBA x-Wednesda y, May 14: Anaheim at Los Angeles, TBA x-Frida y, May 16: Los Angeles at Anaheim, TBAMajor League Baseball AA merican League EE ast W L Pct GB Baltimore 15 14 .517 New Y ork 16 15 .516 Boston 15 17 .469 1 Tampa Ba y 15 17 .469 1 Toronto 15 17 .469 1 Central W L Pct GB Detroit 18 9 .667 Minnesota 15 15 .500 4 Chicago 16 17 .485 5 Kansas City 14 17 .452 6 Cleveland 13 19 .406 7 West W L Pct GB Oakland 19 13 .594 Texas 17 15 .531 2 Los Angeles 16 15 .516 2 Seattle 15 15 .500 3 Houston 10 22 .313 9 Monday s Games Minnesota 1, Cleveland 0, 10 innings Toronto 3, Philadelphia 0 Detroit 2, Houston 0 Chicago White Sox 3, Chicago Cubs 1, 12 innings Colorado 8, Texas 2 L.A. Angels 4, N.Y. Yankees 1 Seattle 4, Oakland 2 San Diego 6, Kansas City 5, 12 innings Tuesdays Games Minnesota at Cleveland, late Toronto at Philadelphia, late Houston at Detroit, late Baltimore at Tampa Bay, late Cincinnati at Boston, late Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs, late Texas at Colorado, late N.Y. Yankees at L.A. Angels, late Seattle at Oakland, late Kansas City at San Diego, late Wednesdays Games Seattle (F.Hernandez 3-1) at Oakland (Straily 1-2), 3:35 / p.m., 1st game Kansas City (Shields 3-3) at San Diego (Cashner 2-4), 3:40 / p.m. Minnesota (Nolasco 2-3) at Cleveland (Salazar 1-3), 7:05 / p.m. Seattle (E.Ramirez 1-3) at Oakland (Leon 0-0), 7:05 / p.m., 2nd game Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 3-2) at Toronto (Buehrle 5-1), 7:07 / p.m. Houston (P eacock 0-2) at Detroit (Porcello 4-1), 7:08 / p.m. Baltimore (B.Nor ris 2-2) at Tampa Bay (C.Ramos 1-1), 7:10 / p.m. Cincinnati (Leak e 2-3) at Boston (Peavy 1-1), 7:10 / p.m. Colorado (J.De La Rosa 3-3) at T exas (Lewis 2-1), 8:05 / p.m. Chicago Cubs (T .Wood 2-3) at Chicago White Sox (Joh.Danks 2-2), 8:10 / p.m. N.Y Yankees (Nuno 0-0) at L.A. Angels (H.Santiago 0-5), 10:05 / p.m. National League EE ast W L Pct GB Washington 18 14 .563 Atlanta 17 14 .548 Miami 17 15 .531 1 New Y ork 16 15 .516 1 Philadelphia 15 15 .500 2 Central W L Pct GB Milwauk ee 22 11 .667 St. Louis 17 16 .515 5 Cincinnati 15 16 .484 6 Pittsburgh 12 20 .375 9 Chicago 11 19 .367 9 West W L Pct GB San Francisco 21 11 .656 Colorado 20 14 .588 2 Los Angeles 18 15 .545 3 San Diego 15 18 .455 6 Arizona 11 24 .314 11 Monda ys Games Washington 4, L.A. Dodgers 0 San Francisco 11, Pittsburgh 10, 13 innings Toronto 3, Philadelphia 0 Miami 4, N.Y. Mets 3 St. Louis 4, Atlanta 3 Chicago White Sox 3, Chicago Cubs 1, 12 innings Milwaukee 8, Arizona 3 Colorado 8, Texas 2 San Diego 6, Kansas City 5, 12 innings Tuesdays Games L.A. Dodgers at Washington, late San Francisco at Pittsburgh, late Toronto at Philadelphia, late Cincinnati at Boston, late N.Y. Mets at Miami, late St. Louis at Atlanta, late Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs, late Arizona at Milwaukee, late Texas at Colorado, late Kansas City at San Diego, late Wednesdays Games San Francisco (Lincecum 2-1) at Pittsburgh (Cole 2-2), 12:35 / p.m. N.Y Mets (Z.Wheeler 1-3) at Miami (Koehler 3-2), 12:40 / p.m. L.A. Dodger s (Haren 4-0) at Washington (Strasburg 2-2), 1:05 / p.m. Arizona (Ar royo 2-2) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 4-1), 1:10 / p.m. Kansas City (Shields 3-3) at San Diego (Cashner 2-4), 3:40 / p.m. Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 3-2) at Toronto (Buehr le 5-1), 7:07 / p.m. Cincinnati (Leak e 2-3) at Boston (Peavy 1-1), 7:10 / p.m. St. Louis (W ainwright 5-2) at Atlanta (Minor 0-1), 7:10 / p.m. Colorado (J.De La Rosa 3-3) at T exas (Lewis 2-1), 8:05 / p.m. Chicago Cubs (T .Wood 2-3) at Chicago White Sox (Joh.Danks 2-2), 8:10 / p.m. Now matter how you read thenews, we've got you coveredIn print or online, the News-Sun N"'SUNis your hometown news source Rh,,,,a, -, -,n,-f,,,,
www.newssun.comWednesday, May 7, 2014 | NE wW SSS U nN | A11 QUESTIONS & ATTITUDEL ` r Compelling questions ... IIIL and maybe a few actual answersIl :n lL:w TSPEED FREAKSA couple questions wehad to as< ourselves AP/RAINIER EHRHARDT11 With the exception of hungry tow-EYEINGTHE truck drivers, no one was happywith Brad Keselowski,Does the Talladega win finally getDenny Hamlin's season pointed inthe right direction?AP/RAINIER EHRHARDT You're tempted to say yes, ofWorried? Does FUTUR course, because the good vibes alwaysJimmie look worried? get in high gear when you spend aSunday evening picking champagne-How many friends Dale Earnhardt Jr. Was the odds-on favorite to CONTRACT-YEAR RACIN' soaked confetti out of your hair. Butdid Brad Keselowski win Sunday's Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superlet's temper the "Here Comes Denny'"make at Talladega? speedway. He led 26 of 188 laps in his No. 88 Greg Biff le is giving it all he's got and then some. talk for a couple of reasons. 1. It wasGODSPEAK: "Bad Chevrolet, but late in the race gave up the lead to He was disappointed he didn't get the win at TalBrad" still has wingman make a pit stop for tires and fuel. He didn't have ladega, finishing second to Denny Hamlin on a Talladega. Surely we've all learnedJoey Logano, and don't enough gas to finish the 500-mile race. last-lap yellow flag. The 44-year-old driver is in a that you can't equate restrictor-plateEarnhardt's game plan at that point was to make contract year, and a few wins would make negotiasuccess with overall NASCAR mastery;forget that Juan Pablo p Montoya will be making a late charge through the field, but he didn't get tions much easier. He scored three wins over the and 2. It was Denny Hamlin. Given his2012-13 Cup Series seasons. run of "luck" the past couple of years,a couple of Team Penthe chance because there were just too many carsske starts this season. on the lead lap. The Daytona 500 champion wound "We still have some work to do, but it sure would you might want to take a wait-and-seeKEN'S CALL: He's not up finishing 26th in one of the fastest cars on the have been nice to get a win toward the Chase, but approach.in it for friends, it ap2.66-mile tri-oval. we've got some great race tracks coming up as Where's Keselowski pointed?pears. And that's a good "You have to have that track position at the end well," he said. That would have been nice." Somewh erething. He messed up in and we just didn't have it," Earnhardt said. "I knew we hope, for far from f s harm's s was way,Bradp we were to be sifting there in 15th at the end Keselowski r might eoa pretty big way. going g glead the free worldand get boxed in or wrecked.Are they getting the "We missed a lot of guys that crashed and didn't in Twitter followers, but he gained noleast bit nervous on tear up our car, so we will go to Daytona with this friends Sunday at Talladega. First, hethe No. 48 team? appeared to cut down too soon oncar and try to manage a strategy where we are notGODSPEAK: I don't giving up 25 positions in the last 30 laps of the P <. Danica Patrick while passing for thethink nervous, but there race.".;+ lead cops. Then, in a move thatappeared to be a touch And this is where you sense a little irritation only a die hard Kez fan would love, heof concern emanating in Earnhardt's voice. was racing for all he's worth amongfrom crew chief Chad You have to be up front the entire race ifs` .'the lead pack, late in the race, whenKnaus on Sunday. you can ," he said. "Those guys at the end, he spun and ruined plans for a lot ofKEN'S CALL: Settle the No. 15 (Clint Bowyer), No. 16 (Greg contenders. Oh, did we mention hedown, the 48 will make Biffle) and No. 11 (Denny Hamlin), well was six laps down at the time?the Chase, even winless. the 15 drove up through there. But the 11 Careless, or just competitive?Trust me. and the 16 those guys managed it realgood." When you think about it, the lineONLINE EXTRAS Earnhardt said he didn't want to wreck between the two really isn't that thin.a car capable of winning July's Daytona.. When battling to win at Talladega,Coke Zero 400.( ) news-journalonline. it might be a tightrope, but six lapsv com/nascar "Talladega is three-wide forever," he r et 7r` _a. down, the margin of error is widersaid. You know they' re going to crash, and than 1-95. Get out of the way nextfacebook.com/ I can't afford to wreck anymore here. So, time.nascardaytona you've just got to pick your battles." ra-Avnascardaytona APOLOGY ACCEPTED? Ken Willis has been covering NAS. CAR for The Daytona Beach News-Brad Keselowski triggered a wicked multi car = Journal for 27 years. Reach him atFEEDBACK accident by racing aggressively with the leaders ken.willisr news-jrnl.cornDo yo_, have cuestions or despite being six laps down after an early tangokcofnlr Ults about NASCAR with Danica Patrick. Matt Kenseth was elimi-e ly at godwi at godwint.kellyanell01newswlnK nated in the melee. "Well, I will say one FEUD OF THE WEEKKelly fjrnl.com or Ken Willis at ken, thing: If it was the other way around andwillsanewsjrnl.com it was anybody else except for him, we'dall be getting lectured." Kenseth said o fCUP POINTS Keselowski.1. Jeff Gordon 347 Keselowski didn't apologize until he2. Matt Kenseth 344 left the track and sent out this tweet: I '3. Kyle Busch 343 "Hate causing the big one" and "Been4. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 3284. Carl Edwards 328 on the other side of the shoe and6 Joey Logano 305 it stinks." We will see how bad it7. Jimmie Johnson 304 and :MATT BRAD8. Greg Biftle 300 stinks Saturday night at KansasT` Kr. KENSETH KESELOWSKI10 B Brian New Vickers Newman 297 299 Speedway. ,. Matt Kenseth vs. Brad Keselowski:1e11. Brad Keselowski 29412. Denny Hamlin 292 PBAR Keselowski was six laps down, spun13. Kyle Larson 286 AP/RAINIER EHRHARDT ` OC 'A, :+. 41F in the lead pack late in the race and14. Austin Dillon 281 swept Kenseth's No. 20 Toyota off the15. AJ Allmendinger 279 The good news:i 6. Marcos Ambrose 26a Junior avoided track.5 1 oue at 9. K evin Hare cx 258 tions were running high, but no20. Kasey Karre 252 Talladega. The punches were thrown in the Talladega21. Case Stevan 24421. Casey Mears 244 bad news: He was garage area this time."23. Aric AlmV-,la 242 so far back, the24. Jamie McMurray 24125. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 218 late wrecks were26. Martin Truex Jr. 209 ` .. WHAT'S ON TAP727. Kurt Busch 196 practically over28. Justin Allgaier 190 the horizon.29. Danica Patrick 176 1 A SPRINT CUP: 5-Hour Energy 40030. David Gilliland 152 SITE: Kansas Speedway31. Michael Annett 144 1' L SCHEDULE: Friday, practice (Fox32. Alex Bowman 132 Sorts 1, noon and 2:3033. Reed 33. Cole Whittnson 131 131 GODWIN'S KANSAS PICKS ing p (Fox Sports _, 6:40 p.m). . qualify-33. Saturday,33. David Ragan 131 d36. Josh Wise. n9 race (Fox, coverage starts at 7 p.m.,37. Ryan Truex 77 Go,jv ri KrIly is the Daytona Winner: Greg Biffle Disappointment: Clint Bowyer green flag at 7:46 p.m.).38. Travis Kvapil 72 3eadi News-Journal's Rest of the top five: Carl First one out: Brad Keselowski CAMPING WORLD TRUCKS SFP 20039. Parker Kligerman 54 notorspcxts editor and has Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Iv1att Don't be surprised if: KeselSITE: Kansas Speedway40. Michael McDowell 49 capered NASCARI-3041. Terry Laborite 44 years. Reach him atgcdwi Kenneth, Kyle Busch owski gets some payback for his SCHEDULE: Friday, race (Fox Sports42. David Reutimann 37 keltynews-rml.oom Dark horse: Marcos Ambrose Talladega blunder.8 p.m)43. Bobby Labonte 29\NA.i All,0 (9DIt,rln 1pypTA 1 TOYOTA1 14 1 KIMfor 'Dega strategy not sticking who's hangingdowner the best ROM around on2 fool M9 10:Following his first top-five finish, Dinger talks DeltaThey say everybody loves an underdog, and Tell us about the last few laps of that Menard. He just kept shoving me all the what we have seen in the past?Talladega Superspeedway seems to bring race and how wild it was. way up through the inside of guys. I'm just "These cars ... the package we have nowout the best in the teams that otherwise have "Yeah, first off I have to thank everybody proud of everybody on this team. I've got drafts so well. I kept waiting for everybodylittle or no chance at victory on a week-toat RCR and ECR motors. Just so much to thank everybody that helps us get to this to kind of calm down and single-file out. Iweek basis. speed in the race car. I've got to thank evrace track and all the great sponsors we went to the back at one point, like every-Talladega's Cinderella story Sunday erybody at the No. 47 shop for doing such have on this team. body is going to calm down, and it neverwas AJ Allmendinger, who scored his first hard work and preparing this car so well. We are slowly getting there each step, day happened. About 50 to go, I was Iike, 'AlITop-five finish in the No. 47 Chevrolet. The previous restart, the outside lane had by day. I'm just proud to be on this team right right, I guess it's time to get crazy with ev-Allmendinger finished fifth, with his hopes such a run. I kept inching, inching and then now." erybody.' I hope the fans enjoyed it. It wasof victory dashed by a last-lap yellow flag. I just waited too late and I got shuffled. awesome to see all the fans come out and'Dinger was mobbed by the media after the "I really thought I had messed us up there Was the racing typical Talladega or how packed the grandstands were here at500-mile race. and that last restart, I've got to thank Paul were there things a little bit different than Talladega."
A12 | NEWSSS U nN | WW ednesday, May 7, 2014 www.newssun.com Shareyourfood. Shareyourheart.HelpStampOutHungeronSaturday,May10,2014.Placeabagofnon-perishableitemsbyyourmailboxinthemorning, andyourlettercarrierwillcollectanddonateittoalocalfoodbank. 50466741 reaching the medal stand in the discus though it cer tainly wasnt for lack of effort. I actually almost think he overtrained for it, Cook said. He wanted it so bad and he was working so hard on it, but the distanc es were coming back a bit. And while he didn t reach his ultimate goal, being a two-time state qualier is something Demarest will be able to look back upon with pride. As for Blount, the season was one of sparks that continued through this penulti mate stage. H e competed with us last year, but he wasnt that focused on it, Cook said. He was in other sports and would just kind of drop by and do his events. But something sparked him this year to really dedicate him self and the results wer e great, she continued. He went thr ough the whole season undefeated in the long jump then won district and regionals too. Blount was the fourth seed heading in, within just a few inches of the top, giving him the sense that he had a chance. I was excited be cause I knew I was close, Blount said. But it was also pret ty nerve-wracking because it was such a huge facility with so many mor e people than Im used to. Then, of course, there was the weather and the resulting conditions. Ther e was a good amount of water under the board where theyd jump from, Cook said. So whenever they would hit that board to take off, there would be a big splash. It was of little sur prise then that the distances were wildly var ying among all the jumpers. Eventual champion Tyler Byrd of Naples ev en fouled on one attempt, but did explode on one jump for a distance of 23-feet, 7 1/2-inches Blounts jumps were more consistent, and got him as high as a third seed. But Tampa Jeffersons Deiondre Porter, who also had an early foul, pulled off a jump of 23feet, 6-inches on his last attempt. And Mosleys Nat Dixon, who also had a couple of fouls, went for 22-feet, 3 1/2-inch es on his nal jump to knock Blount do wn to fth in the nal standings. Which only pr ovides him with anoth er spark. I t was a great experience to make it there and compete against the best in the state , Blount said. And it only makes me want to get back there next year. BLOUNT FROM PAGE AA 9 By DAN HOEHNEemail@example.com GG avin Szoka heads home while Jalen Wheelock rounds second on his RR BI triple for GG ot MM ilk MM onda y night. then pulled a double steal, with the throw to third getting away to allow Szoka to race home. But the Frogs got another double from Patrick and an RBI single fr om Riv era to get the ve-run margin back at 6-1. Two more came across in the bottom of the third to push it to 8-1, though an RBI tri ple from Jalen Wheelock in the top of the four th scor ed Szoka to make it 8-2. But in the bottom of the inning, the Frogs spilled the Milk to the tune of 10 runs to put it away. Andrew Dula start ed it with a double and P atr ick followed with his third double of the day. Whitman reached to put runners on the corners, with Patrick soon coming in on a wild pitch. One out later, Go mez hit an RBI single, P er ez walked and Mar shall Bond singled to load the bases W ith two out, walks to Brod and Danny Cardoso scored Gomez and Perez. C or t Sapp was then hit by a pitch to bring Bond in. Dula drew a walk to score Brod and Patrick got plunked to score Cardoso. Whitman then sin gled home Sapp and the mar gin stood at 18-2, leaving the Frogs needing three outs to get the mercy rule and end it early. Got Milk needed sev en runs to prolong it, and they did get things going with J ace Lewis and Luke Dickens hitting back-to-back singles to start the fth. P hillip H amilton patiently drew a walk to load the bases and Lewis came in on a L ucas Missall elders choice J.C. C renshaw then singled to score Dickens, but Brod would r etir e the next two batters on a y to right and gr ounder to shor t to secure the win. Got Milk was back in action Tuesday night against Howard Fertil zer while Sweet Frogs hits the eld again Thursday against B evis Construction in Lake Placid. BOYS FROM PAGE AA 9escaped the reaching glove of a Rotary play er to allo w Hall to cross the plate for Elks, seeing the score now at 7-3 still in favor of Rotary. After a scoreless third inning, Rotary tacked on one more run in the top of the fourth. Zach Miller reached on a single before making his way to third with the help of a stolen base and Taylor. A passed ball saw an opportunity to score, which Miller was able to capitalize on. The Elks were un able to respond to this r un in the bottom of the inning, but they were able to ward off any more Rotary runs in the top of the fth. In the bot tom of the fth, the E lks added two more r uns to the board. Jones reached on a dropped third strike, followed by a single up the mid dle by Bender. A call on catcher interference put Payton S pencer on rst with the bases now loaded. Dalton Green drew a walk to bring in Jones, adding another run for the Elks. Cash Smoak managed a one-RBI single to bring in Bender to br ing the score to 8-5. Unfortu nately for the E lks this would be the last run to cross the plate, nalizing a win for R otar y. I tell the boys, when you put the ball in play, good things happen, said Elks coach JJ Bender. And indeed they did for the Elks, as key hits did allow for them to creep on Rotarys lead despite the games end result. One thing I am proud of is that even the boys who struck out went down swing ing. They w ere aggressive at the plate, and those ar e the things I like. The boys keep play ing hard, commended Bender. They believe in themselves and they r e having fun. Thats what its all about. Rotary went on to play Elite Plumbing on Tuesday night while the Elks took on Horn ick Homes. OZONE FROM PAGE AA 9 Dan Hoehne/News-Sun PP ayton Spencer delivers a pitch for EE lks MM onda y night in Dixie OO zone action at the MM ax Long RR ecreational Complex.They were aggressive at the plate, and those are the things I like.JJ Bender Elks head coach Dan Hoehne/News-Sun lesJordyn Blount has the motivation to return to state next year. NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONOF LETTER CARRIERSFOOD DRIVEryPubIixWHERE SHOPPING IS A PLEASURE
LIVING BWednesday, May 7, 2014 Family Features You can turn any summer day into a special occasion with a cool ice cream treat. From classic fa vorites to innova ti ve new avors, it only takes a scoop or two to bring out plenty of smiles. For kids, summer time is about chilling out, and theres no better way to enjo y this slowed down pace than with a refreshing, frosty treat. Celebrate birthday parties, holiday gatherings or days that end in y with special ice cream concoctions that are destined to create sweet memor ies Celebrate summerGrab a spoon and dig into these scrumptious recipes, featuring delicious Blue Bunny ice cr eam avors. These treats make it easy for everyone to customize to their own sweet pr efer ence, whether its pairing creamy B lue B unny ice cream with the gooey goodness of freshly-baked chocolate cake the buttery nish of a aky pie crust or in a classic, richly adorned parfait. For other great ideas to cool down your summer days and nights, visit www.Blue Bunny.com. ICE CC REAM CC UPCAKESYield: 18 to 20 cupcakes % Cupcake liners % 1 1/8 cups all-purpose our % 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder % 1 teaspoon baking soda % 1 teaspoon salt % 1/2 cup butter, soft ened % 1 cup white sugar % 1 egg % 1 teaspoon vanilla ex tract % 1 cup brew ed coffee % 1 container Blue Bun ny Caramel Fudge Brownie Sundae, V anilla or your favorite Blue Bunny avor % Decorations (such as sprinkles, cupcake skewers, cherries) 1. To mak e cupcakes, preheat oven to 350F. Place cupcake liner s in cupcake pan. 2. Sift together our, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Set aside. In medium bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and uffy Add egg and vanilla and beat well. Add our mixture, alter nating with coffee. Beat until just incorporated. 3. Fill cupcak e liners about 1/3 full to allow for ice cream. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cupcak es cool. 4. Using round ice cream scoop, scoop out rounds of ice cream and set on baking sheet in freezer. Once ice cream scoops are frozen, care fully place one into each cup cake and top with fun decorations. 5. Note: Though the recipe calls for brewed coffee, the cupcakes wont take on its strong avor. PP EANUT BUTTER SS UND AE PP AR FA iI T SYield: 10 to 12 sundae parfaits % 6 wafe or sugar cones % Chocolate cake or brownies % Chocolate chip cookies % Blue Bunny P eanut Butter Panic Ice Cream % Maraschino cherries, sprinkles or cupcake pompom topper for garnish 1. Break up wafe cones, chocolate cake or brownies and chocolate chip cookies into bite-size pieces and place in individual containers or cupcake cups. Or use favorite cake or cookie avors to customize. 2. Layer ice cream, wafe cone pieces, cake pieces and cookie pieces into mini parfait glasses, or any small glass or bowl. Garnish with Maras ch ino cherry, sprinkles or cupcake pom pom topper. 3. Tip: Other fun mix-in ideas include pretzels, chocolate candies, marsh mallows, graham crack ers, fudge sauce or caramel sauce. The skys the limit when it comes to the nishing touches of your favorite ice cream treats. Whether youre indulg ing in a decadent parfait or simply dishing out a couple of scoops, its easy to get every one in volved in a topping soiree. A topping station is the perfect activi ty for birthday parties or other kid-oriented summer celebrations. Just make sure the station is easily accessible at their le vel and place each topping in its own special bowl or serving dish along with a spoon. Also, be sure to label each topping in case any one has a food allergy, especially when ser v ing nuts and fr uits. The little ones will have a blast mixing different tastes for the perfect sw eet combina tion. Here are some tasty top ping ideas to take your ice cream top ping bar to a whole ne w le vel: % Colorful sprinkles % Maraschino cherries % Icing % Mini chocolate chips % Gummy bear s % Chocolate candies % Strawber ry slices % Pineapple chunks % Banana chunks % Chopped pecans, peanuts or almonds % Crushed cookies % Crushed mint can dies % Fr uit preserves % Whipped cream % Hot fudge or cara mel MiMI N iI ICE CC RE AM PiP I ESYield: 10 mini pies % 2 round pie crusts, thawed % 1 3 1/2-inch round cookie cutter % 10 2to 3-inch scalloped tart shells % 3 cups chocolate chips % Blue Bunny Bunn y Tracks Ice Cream % 1/2 cup chopped peanuts 1. Preheat oven to 425F Roll out round pie crusts and use round 3 1/2-inch cookie cutter to cut out cir cles from pie dough. Round cookie cutter should be slightly larger than top of tart shell. 2. Cut out 5 rounds from each pie crust. Grease tar t shells and place pie dough rounds down into tart shells, carefully pressing dough into scalloped edges and bottom of tart shell. Pierce bottom of tart shell with fork to pre vent it from baking too high. 3. Bake tar tlet shells for 8 to 9 min utes or until golden brown. Remo ve from oven and allow to cool before ipping out onto work surface. Melt chocolate chips in microwave-safe bowl or double broiler. 4. Carefully dip scalloped edges of tart shells into chocolate and ip over to let cool. 5. Scoop mini balls of ice cream into shells. Top with drizzle of warm, melted chocolate chips and garnish with chopped peanuts. Layer Up with a Topping Station NOWCool downwith deliciousicecreamtreats'lopIL AOM',>I Jr447 1
B2 | NEWS-SUN | Wednesday, May 7, 2014 www.newssun.com ACROSS 1 Docks 6 Fill 10 Where auto racers retire? 14 Bayonets, say 19 That Old Black Magic composer 20 Bit of riding gear 21 Big acronym in energy 22 Actress Parker 23 The paparazzo 26 Da de San Valentn owers 27 Catchy pop ditties 28 Back from vacation, say 30 Santa Baby singer 31 New York Citys ___ River 32 Bad points 33 Division in biology 35 The demolitionist 40 Fund-raising event 41 Simple tune 42 Roll in a disaster supply kit 44 Christmas wrapper? 45 High-toned 49 U.P.S. driver assignments: Abbr. 50 Knock down a peg 52 Knock over 55 The civil engineer 57 Grab (onto) 58 One heading to the cape? 59 Kitchen tool 60 The lingerie manufacturer 63 Queen, e.g. 66 Emulate Harry Connick Jr. 68 ___ City, 1939 lm locale 69 The chicken farmer 71 ___ around around around around (repeated line in Dion and the Belmonts The Wanderer) 72 Suffers 73 Supporting force 74 The sound technician 79 Scale part 80 The Jungle Book bear 82 Gala 83 Fund for a third party 84 Whew! 85 Faultless 88 Dubais federation: Abbr. 89 Maximally hip 92 The lm director 96 Range of understanding 97 Pranksters patsy 98 Between continents, say 99 Magazine founder Eric 100 Execute perfectly 102 Motivates 106 Some hibernators 108 The soda jerk 111 Instruct 112 Twosome 113 Comics sidekick 114 Free-for-all 115 Trial gure 116 Houston pro, informally 117 Just 118 Showplace? DOWN 1 Pet door opener 2 Roman of wrath 3 Lohengrin lady 4 Greened up, perhaps 5 Winter vehicle 6 Like many candles 7 Xeric 8 Commercial tigers name 9 Oil-spill-monitoring org. 10 Cornmeal dish 11 Not for me 12 Trial 13 Word with color or rhyme 14 Origin of a stream: Abbr. 15 The ecdysiast 16 Birthplace of the Franciscan order 17 The percussionist 18 Operating procedures: Abbr. 24 Poet who wrote So Thomas Edison / Never drank his medicine 25 Leads, as a band 29 More than snacks 32 In a footnote, say 34 Pre x with -port 35 St. John Passion composer 36 Actress Taylor of Mystic Pizza 37 Quod ___ faciendum 38 Panel member 39 Twice tetra40 Monks grooves 43 America by Heart author, 2010 46 Drawn things 47 Polo, e.g. 48 Exclamation said before sticking out the tongue 51 Current amount 52 Prime seating area 53 Kind of tradition 54 William who played Hopalong Cassidy 56 Mend after further injury 57 Mops commercial partner 58 Place for a touchdown 60 Bribe 61 Hardly be deadpan 62 Little angels 63 Pratt Institute degs. 64 Bunch of stuff 65 Dickens orphan 66 Two points 67 Baseball great Campanella 70 Political muscle 71 PIN part: Abbr. 74 Basis for promotion 75 Going ___ 76 Mtley ___ 77 Paradox to be meditated on 78 Little ___ Pea 80 Hindu part of Indonesia 81 Have ___ for 82 Tutti-___ 84 The van driver 86 Capable of handling 87 Horrifying 89 The paper doll maker 90 Baroque 91 Some canap picks 93 Spot 94 Tremors 95 Cover completely 96 Short strokes 97 Big boo-boo 101 Not relaxed 102 Religious gure: Var. 103 Simon of Broadway 104 That seorita 105 Victory, to Wagner 107 Hit show sign 109 Fiscal exec 110 One may have a ball at the country club 12345 6789 10 11 12131415161718 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2930 31 32 3334 353637 3839 40 41 42 43 44 45 46474849 5051 525354 55 56 57 58 59 60 6162 636465 6667 68 69 70 71 72 73 7475 767778 79 8081 82 83 84 8586 87 88 8990 91 92 939495 96 97 98 99 100101 102103 104105 106 107108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 PREDICTABLE PAIRINGS BY JOHN LAMPKINSolution on B6 DEAR ABBY: Im the happily married mother of two teenage boys. The other day I overheard my older son (age 17) talking with a friend about twerking. I have never heard of it and now Im worried. Is twerking a drug term? Is it similar to tripping, getting high or cat shing? My 17-year-old is supposed to go to Princeton next year on a sports scholarship, and Im afraid twerking will derail him from his charted path. Thank you for any advice you may have. TROUBLED MOM IN CONNECTICUTDEAR MOM: Dont panic. Tripping and getting high, as you already know, refer to altered states of consciousness as the result of using drugs. Cat shing is something else. Its pretending to be someone you arent, creating a false identity on social media, usually to pursue a deceptive online romance. The twerking your son was referring to is a dance move recently made famous by Miley Cyrus in which the dancer (usually female) gyrates in a provocative, semi-squatting position that involves thrusting hip movements. DEAR ABBY: My husband and I are not big fans of his best friends wife. Aracely is extremely ill-mannered. She never says thank you, didnt even write thank-you notes for their wedding and baby showers, and when were at a restaurant will loudly announce that the food was disgusting. Aracely claims our baby cries too much. She arrived at my sons second birthday party with a hangover and so much more. She claims she doesnt observe our Southern ways because she comes from South America and has been in the United States for only eight years. We keep our interactions with her limited, but do not cut her off completely because my husband values his friendship with her husband. I told my husband Im considering giving her an etiquette book, but he said it would be rude. I disagree. I think it would nullify Aracelys argument that she doesnt understand our Southern manners. Do you agree that it would be rude? MANNERED SOUTHERN GALDEAR SOUTHERN GAL: Sorry, but I do agree, because the gift would be given with malicious intent, and Im pretty sure that while Aracely lacks polish, she isnt stupid. Her problem isnt that she doesnt understand good manners because shes from South America. I have met individuals from South America who are educated, cultured and whose manners are re ned. Obviously, Aracely does not come from this kind of background. ONLY if you could pull it off without sounding catty, the next time she hauls out the excuse for her deplorable manners, you might offer to buy her an etiquette book so she can learn the ways of her adopted country but dont expect her to take you up on it. DEAR ABBY: Would it be appropriate to send my future mother-in-law a Mothers Day card? I feel it would be a nice gesture to help start the relationship between us. NICK IN OMAHADEAR NICK: I concur. In fact, I suspect it will melt her heart to know you feel that way about her, even before you marry her daughter.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Good advice for everyone teens to seniors is in The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It. To order, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 610540447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.)Twerking isnt dangerous, just the latest dance fad DEAR ABBYJeanne Phillips Get NoticedAdvertise Today! a.NEWS-SUN
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That featur e closes the v ent and keeps dry air from getting to your produce so it can stay nice and hy dr ated down there. Keep the relative humidity set at 90 or 100 per cent, the setting wher e most of that pr oduce will be happiest. S peaking of that crisper drawer, some types of produce dont play nicely with others and should be stored separately. As vegetables and fruits ar e har vested, they will most often continue to ripen. When this happens, the food produces ethylene gas. This gas can negativ ely affect other fr uits and veggies. It can cause gr een v egetables to yellow, potatoes to sprout, carrots to tur n bitter and aspar agus to toughen. C ommon ethylene producers include apples, pears, plums, peaches and cantaloupes. K eep v eggies in one drawer and fruits in the other and you should be ne.Storing meat and eggsYour fridge probably has a meat keeper drawer. That is the coldest par t of y our fridge, so use it for your meat (which is likely the most perishable item in there any way). You can keep sh in ther e too, as long as you dont forget about it. Fresh sh really should be eaten the day y ou br ing it home, so you shouldnt have to worry about keeping it fresh for more than a couple of hours. Fridges used to come with little egg hold ers on the door some still do! B ut, y ou should never store your eggs there. Why not? You should never store anything highly perishable or items that ar e sensitiv e to temperature changes in the door of the fr idge Thats because each time the door of the fridge is opened, a blast of warm air hits that area. Eggs need to stay deep inside the fridge where theyll en joy a nice, even cold temper atur e. On that note, however, you should always br ing eggs up to r oom temperature before you cook them. 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B4 | NEWSSS U nN | WW ednesday, May 7, 2014 www.newssun.com GFWC Womans ClubSEBRING The members of the GFWC Womans Club of Sebring are not just pretty faces enjoying a monthly luncheon meeting. They are a vibrant organization of women who care about the people in the community. What did they do this year for the people in Highlands County? They supported the following charities with their money, talents, and time: % Safe H ouse do nated new household items and clothing; % American C ancer Society donation; % Lions Club collected used glasses; % Hear tland Food Reservoir monthly collection of canned goods; % Kenilwor th Nursing Care Center (presidents project) items sewn for patients; % Highlands R egional Medical Center teddy bears for children having outpatient sur ger y; % Fr ed Wild Elementary School collected Education Box Top coupons and members volunteered at the school; % South F lorida State College scholarship; % Knit for Kids members knitted clothing that was then sent to needy children; % Adopt a R oad members volunteered and cleaned trash from Golfview Road; % Sebr ing Christmas Parade volun teers took part in the par ade; % Bo ys & Girls Club of Highlands County monetary donation and items were donated to sell in their store; % Elementar y Back Pack Program members package food for 100 childr en; % Church S ervice Center of Avon Park clothing and household items were donated; % Oper ation Helmet funds were donated to purchase four helmet liners for the ser vice personnel; % The Salv ation Army donated childrens Christmas gifts; % Humane S ociety of Highlands County donation % Wr edes Wildlife Rescue donation; % Highlands C ounty Jail donated used books; % Hugh-OB rien sophomore student leadership award; and % Flor ida Hospital Heartland Medical Center newborn baby caps and volun teer members. If y ou think you would enjoy becoming a contributing member of The Womans Club of Sebring, attend the next meeting on Oct. 13 by calling Marjorie Blanda at (863) 4020654, for a reservation, information, or direc tions. The meetings consist of a social time, a delicious lunch, and a speaker followed by a business meeting. Being a community-minded organization, the club has various fundraising events fr om which por tions of the proceeds are donated to local charities and all members ar e expected to participate in these endeavors.TOPS 632, Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID The meeting of TOPS 632 was called to order by vice chair June Elam. All recited the pledge to the ag and the KOPS and TOPS each recited their pledges. Members sang Bring Back My Slim Body To Me, led by Ethel Emanuel. Nancy Reed pre sented the program titled Spices For Wellness. She told about the healthful benets of spices that can be used every day. Sever al have benets people may not be aware of. F or instance ginger improves digestion and alleviates gas. T umer ic reduces pain and stiffness in arthritis sufferers and lowers Alzheimer s symptoms. Cinnamon is helpful in treating Type II diabetes symptoms and decreases the L.O.L. levels in blood. The r oll was called b y Karen Goodwin, with 26 members present and one guest, Marty Hanna. There was a new member, Jeanie Penrod. The Best Loser of the week was June Elam. Mary Lou Lilja is in her second week on her four-week trek to win the travel gift. June explained to new members and guests what the travel gift is. Margaret Garas won the 50/50 rafe. The new contest will start next week. Each member will get a sheet of paper that has a map of Florida with every county in the state on it. If a member loses weight they color in two counties, and if a member calls anoth er member and drinks their water ev er y day, they color in one county for each of those. 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www.newssun.comWednesday, May 7, 2014 | NE wW SSS U nN | B5 Courtesy photoFriday, April 25th the Caladium Arts and Crafts Co-operative served their quarterly dinner and held their business meeting. Announcement of board members and chairpersons were made for the coming scal year. The board members for the Lake Placid Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative, chosen April 25, are: Judy Nicewicz, president; Carter Even, vice president; Joanne Abel, treasurer; Maureen Fulginiti, secretary; Joni Warner, board member, Harriet Porter, founder. The chairpersons are: Vince Connell, special events; Chris Filip, historian; Glenn Gonzales, advertising,; Cherrie Platt, class; Nancy Sanders, registered agent; BJo Summers, calender; and Peggy Taylor, decorating. For information on becoming a member, call 699.5940 or visit www.caladiumarts.org.CALADIUM CO-OP SELE cC TS BOARD MEMEBERS Courtesy photoOn Jan. 16 and May 1, the women from the GFWC Womans Club of Sebring, while chased by a squirrel, managed to clean the trash from the roadside on Golfview Road. Phyllis Summers, Bonnie Wiltgen, Johnell West, Dinah Metz, Pat Gangemi, Tootie Marschke, Barbara Norling, and Peggy Arnett donned orange safety vests and gloves, and had fun while performing a worthwhile community project. All the necessary supplies needed to clean the roadside were provided by Sandra Giegerich, an employee of the county Recycling Department on Skipper Road in Sebring. The Womans Club Road Crew included (from left) Wiltgen, Arnett, Norling and Gangemi.WOMANS CLUB cC LEANS UP ROADSIDE CLUBS & ORGANIZATIo O NS LPLP LL ADY EE LK OF THE MM ONTH FOR AA PRILCourtesy photoLady Elks President Vicci Grant (right) congratulates Lady Elk of the Month for April Elaine Holmes. Elaine works a Friday night Fish Fry, helps with the Monday night burgers, was involved with the set-up and setting out of the food for the Murder Mystery, volunteered for the Strawberry Shortcake Booth, and has helped with special events. Courtesy photoLady Elks of the Lake Placid Elks Lodge is pleased to announce the Lady Elk of Month for May, Pat Jones. She helps with Bingo snack bar, works Monday order taking and is a craft lady who makes a lot of crafts at home. She is very personable and will work when asked. MM AYS LL AKE PP LA cC ID LL AD Y EE LK OF THE MM ONTH LL AKE PP LA cC ID EE LK OF THE MM ONTHCourtesy photoLake Placid Elks wishes to announce its Elk of the Month for May Pat Baumbach. She has been a timeless volunteer and a tremendous cook and will work many of the lodges special events. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Kenny Gardner was the speaker at the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club meeting on M ay 1. G ardner recently came back from a tr ip that he attended on behalf of Rotary to Costa Rica, where he helped turn an empty eld with a concrete wall ar ound it into a childrens playground. Of course, he could not do this by himself he had helped from numerous other Ro tarians along with the R otar act Club from USF. He told Rotarians about how hard the ground was in Costa Rica. They rst tried to dig holes with a shovel and nally they had to get a pickaxe. The stu dents from USF were picking up the axe to their waist and then dropping it. Gardner asked if he could tr y it, and he picked it up over his head and brought it down and a whole chunk of rock came loose. Pretty good for a man who is over 70 compared to USF students in their 20s. The playground has teeter totters, slides, swings and murals painted all over the walls surrounding it, among other things. The children were very happy with the end results. Their enter tainment usually consists of sitting on their por ches and watching cars go by.Gardner shares tales of Costa Rica trip with Rotary Courtesy photoGary Cavasos (left) and Kenny Gardner, Lake Placid Noon Rotary. Gardner recently came back from a trip that he attended on behalf of Rotary to Costa Rica where he helped turn an empty eld with a concrete wall around it into a childrens playground. I Sa YoujVSGetI ................ leoIAt the NEWS-SUNI I I I (click on the Classifieds button on the top right of the page)and place your FREE 3 linemerchandise or vehicle ad.Your ad will run for 3 days in printand online.FREE ads are for merchandiseunder $500 or vehicles under$5,000 and your ad must beplaced online.One item per ad and the pricemust appear in the ad.Some restrictions applyLimit 3 ads per week.
B6 | NEWS-SUN | Wednesday, May 7, 2014 www.newssun.com Quality Work at a Reasonable Price ROOFING SPECIALIST 863-385-4690 FULLY LICENSED & INSUREDState Lic # RC 0066817 www.newssun.com FRIENDS & NEIGHBORS Placid Lakes Party LineBy Susie LeeLAKE PLACID After some major repairs to the siding of the town hall, the Placid Lakes Garden Club, under the direction of Ef e Voltz, have landscaped the front with new shrubbery. Come June, the group will be planting caladiums supplied by Happiness Farms and the PLHOA will join Lake Placids yearly contest. Ef e has her game plan ready to make the town hall one of the outstanding contenders. The trip to the dinner theatre is lled, and there is a waiting list. Tickets will be passed out at the June 5 meeting. The group will leave from the town hall on Wednesday, June 11 by bus. Time schedules will be available. This is a matinee performance. There will be a July 4 Cook-Out at Tobler Park for the members and quali ed guests starting at 1 p.m. The menu will be hot dogs, pasta salad, baked beans, potato chips and iced tea and water. The group may opt to go the ball elds to watch the reworks. Bring a chair for the cook-out. The Paddlewheel Cruise out of Fort Myers will be on Saturday, Aug. 9 and Princess Dianne Tours will be bussing us down there at 3:30 p.m. This is a dinner/dance cruise including the allyou-care-to-eat buffet, dancing, music, sunset. Meal includes everything. Flyers will be available at the June 5 meeting. Call Susie Lee at 699-0886 for reservation, etc. Payment by check or credit card. There is also a cash bar. The group voted to collect non-perishable box or canned goods at each meeting to help our local food bank in Lake Placid, Manna Ministries. Joyce Briski, Olive Jackson and Susie Lee delivered a trunkfull of food to Manna this past week, and were given a guided tour by Marlene showing the work of the many volunteers stocking the shelves, and lling the bags that are handed out to the needy. The Dalton Gang will continue their help stocking the shelves. Betty Hardy came up with some pictures of the Cat sh Creek bridge being built. Were starting to gather some good history, and the Pioneers are coming alive. The next meeting for the Pioneer group is May 15 at 11:30 a.m. A trip to the Keys is being checked out; nothing de nite yet. This will be by boat out of Fort Myers; well have info by June 5. We are prisoners of the Wood-Ducks; they rule. If we want to have them visit, we must stay out of sight and in the house. Dont make loud noises, but keep them fed. They love oatmeal, and their keeper has made an oatmeal trail from their nesting boxes on up to their dining room where the bird-feeders are; after that the keeper is exiled. Being ducks, the rain is no problem, and they have free range. Were the ones cooped up!Tropical Harbor EstatesBy Arlene CloustonLAKE PLACID The April 27 matinee was well attended. The movie, Secondhand Lion, kept everyone entertained. Coffee and cake is a good way to start the afternoon. More than $100 was donated to Nu-Hope Senior Care Services and we are so appreciative. The carry-in dinner on April 24 had more food than people. Those that came were happy that they did. Marilyn Cromer led the pledge to the U.S. ag and said Grace. Monday morning coffee on April 28 was made by Brenda and Rick Knoche. Peggy Sue Teague was the emcee. She introduced Jodi Susco, the park manager. Jodi said that the men would start working on the pools this week. Jodi also asked if we would appreciate the local police coming and speaking with us on a Monday morning, which we all were in favor of. From the hands that went up in response to Peggy Sues question, whos leaving?, the last of our snow birds will be leaving this week. The attendance to the Monday morning coffee has gone down and down. Peggy Sue then read the birthdays and anniversaries for the week and the only couple present were Carolyn and John Reece. We sang Happy Anniversary to Carolyn and John on their 33rd as Ruth Ann Walls played the piano. The Big Red Bus was here this morning for blood donations. Blood is always needed. Bill was introduced. He said for each donation, three peoples lives will be saved. Carol Noel gave the Sunshine Report: Sandy Doubek and James Lindgren were in the hospital with pneumonia but both are home. James Heth is now a hospital patient. We are sorry to hear that James Dean passed away. Evelyn Guineys memorial was May 4 in the clubhouse. Rick Knoche reminded everyone that watering at noon is against the law. You can water in the evening, but watering early in the morning is better for the plants. It also does away with mold that you may nd on or around your plants due to the fact that it cant dry when watering late in the day. Tuesday morning ladies coffee was made by Marysue Willeke, and Marilyn Cromer led the meeting. Marilyn mentioned that the pool parties have started on Thursday evenings. Bring a snack, something to drink, swim and visit with friends. Our Sunshine Lady, Carol Noel, mentioned that there are get-well cards to sign for Helen Burgan and Elaine Shell. Two occasions coming up this month are Mothers Day and Memorial Day. Plans were discussed and are being made. Mothers Day is May 11 and a dinner is planned to take place at 5 p.m. for $8. Memorial Day is May 26 and will be celebrated with a picnic lunch. Red Hats are going to Jaxsons on May 8 at 11:30 a.m. Weather permitting, we will be eating out on the deck. The noon carry-in will be May 13 in the clubhouse. The ladies lunch out will be at Red Lobster at 11:30 a.m. on May 20. Shari Kendall is planning it. We have heard from our eldest granddaughter, Dr. Chatel E. White, the archeologist, in regard to her summer schedule. She is ying to Greece on June 5. She will be working at a dig for Princeton University as she did last year. When this job is done, she will be ying to Istanbul, Turkey to teach in the summer study program for Harvard University. 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Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line have ve nominations each, and Urban and Taylor Swift are tied with four nominations. Urban found out he had earned two nominations for his music video, as well as two more for working with Tim McGraw and Swift on Highway Dont Care, while rehearsing on Monday for a musical bene t show for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Well, I love that those are for collaborative efforts, Urban said. Thats extremely gratifying.Lambert leads CMT nominations MCTMiranda Lambert earned six CMT award nominations. JLNEWS St NHiLdiland; ('ount'Hcn ietu\\ n Never p tper Since lO17Is
www.newssun.comWednesday, May 7, 2014 | NE wW SSS U nN | B7 The Hotel JACARANDA LPHS sS ABE laLA WIN sS sS C hH O laLA R shSH I psPSCC ourtesy photoAshton Drake Abela, a Lake Placid High School Class of 2014 honor student, Interact Club President, FBLA Secretary, National Honor Society Treasurer, and the Lake Placid High School Marching Dragon Bands drum major has been selected from thousands of applications nationwide to receive a $2,000 AXA Achievement Community Scholarship and a $1,000 Burger King McLamore Scholarship. His selection was based on his superior academic record, leadership accomplishments, and impressive school and community volunteering history, which includes spearheading and establishing a brand new chapter for the Order of DeMolay, a non-prot, international youth leadership organization, sponsored by the Lake Placid Masonic Lodge in 2013. Abela is the Lake Placid DeMolay Chapters founding youth member, its rst president, and he was elected and honored by the Orders State Delegates as State Scribe at this years DeMolay State Convention. For additional information, contact Adela Abela at 863840-2079, Ashton Abela at 863-840-3723, visit http://www. demolay.org/ and http://www.demolay.org/, or visit the Lake Placid Masonic Lodge on any second or fourth Monday of the month at 6:30 / p.m. The lodge is at 102 Nor th Main Ave. CELEBRATIONS FarabeeArmy National Guard Pvt. William J. Farabee has gradu ated from basic infantry training at Fort B enning, C olumbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and cer emonies, weapons, map r eading, tactics military courtesy, military justice, physical tness rst aid, and Army history, core val ues and traditions. A dditional tr aining included development of basic combat skills and battleeld oper ations and tactics, and exper iencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman. F ar abee is the son of Charlene Bergey of Bonita Springs. He is a 2010 graduate of Lake Placid High School. MI lL IT aA RY NN EW sS Konner MorrisKodi A. Morris and Cynthia S. Thompson, both of Lake Placid, announce the birth of a son, K onner Anthony Morris, at 8:44 / a.m. on May 2, 2014 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Konner weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches in length. Maternal grand parents are Bill and C athy Thompson. Paternal grandparents are Kip A. M orr is and Laura K. Mason. BB IRT hH AN NOUNCE mM EN T sS MARK SHERMANAssociated PressWASHINGTON A narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld decidedly Chr istian prayers at the start of local council meetings on Monday, declar ing them in line with long national tr aditions though the country has grown more religiously diverse. The content of the prayers is not signif icant as long as they do not denigr ate nonChr istians or try to win converts, the court said in a 5-4 decision backed by its conservative majority. Though the decision split the cour t along ideological lines, the Obama administration backed the winning side, the town of G r eece, N.Y., outside of Rochester. The outcome relied heavily on a 1983 decision in which the cour t upheld an opening pr ayer in the Nebraska Legislature and said pr ay er is part of the nations fabric, not a violation of the First Amendments guarantee of freedom of religion. W r iting for the court on Monday, Justice Anthony Kennedy said that for cing cler gy to scrub the prayers of ref erences to Jesus Christ and other sectar ian r eligious gures would tur n ofcials into censors Instead, Kennedy said, the pr ay ers should be seen as ceremonial and in keeping with the nations traditions. The inclusion of a brief, ceremonial prayer as part of a larg er exercise in civic recognition suggests that its purpose and effect ar e to acknowledge re ligious leaders and the institutions they r epr esent, rather than to exclude or coerce nonbelievers, Kennedy said. J ustice E lena Kagan, writing for the courts four liberal justices, said, I respectfully dis sent from the courts opinion because I think the Town of Greeces prayer practices violate that norm of religious equality the breathtakingly generous constitutional idea that our public institutions belong no less to the Buddhist or Hindu than to the M ethodist or E piscopalian. K agan said the case differs signicantly from the 1983 decision because Greeces to wn meetings inv olve participation by ordinary citizens, and the inv ocations giv en directly to those citizens w er e predominantly sectarian in content. Kennedy himself was the author of an opinion in 1992 that held that a Chr istian pr ayer delivered at a high school graduation did violate the Constitution. The justice said M onday ther e are differences between the two situations including the age of the audi ence and the fact that attendees at the council meeting may step out of the r oom if they do not like the prayer. In her dissent, Kagan said the council meeting prayers are unlike those said to open sessions of C ongr ess and state legislatures, where the elected ofcials are the intended audience. In Greece, the pr ayers there are directed squarely at the citizens, she said. Kagan also noted what she described as the meetings intimate setting, with 10 or so people sitting in front of the towns elected and top appointed of cials. Children and teenagers are likely to be present, she said. Kennedy and his four colleagues in the majority all are Catholic. They ar e: Chief J ustice John Roberts and Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia and Clar ence Thomas. K agan was joined b y Justices Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor. Of the four, three are Jewish and Sotomayor is Catholic. Senior counsel Da vid Cortman of the Alliance Defense Freedom, which r epr esented the town, applauded the court for afrm ing that Americans are fr ee to pr ay. Ayesha Khan, legal director for Americans United for Separation of Church and S tate said the court disregarded the inter ests of religious minor ities and nonbelievers. B ut Khan said she saw a silver lining in the outcome because the court rejected a more sweeping ruling that would have made it even harder to prove a violation of the Consti tution. A feder al appeals court in New York had ruled that Greece violated the Constitution b y opening nearly ever y meeting over an 11y ear span with pr ayers that focused on Christianity. F r om 1999 through 2007, and again from January 2009 through June 2010, every meeting was opened with a Chr istian-or iented invocation. In 2008, after residents Susan G allo way and Linda Stephens complained, four of 12 meetings were opened by nonChristians, including a Jewish layman, a Wic can priestess and the chair man of the local Bahai congregation. Galloway and Stephens are described in their court lings as a Jew and an atheist. A town employee each month selected clerics or lay people by using a local published guide of churches. The guide did not include non-Christian denom inations, however. The appeals cour t found that religious institutions in the town of just under 100,000 people ar e primarily Christian, and even Galloway and Stephens testied they knew of no non-Christian places of worship ther e The two residents led suit and a trial court ruled in the to wn s favor, nding that the town did not intentionally exclude non-Christians. It also said that the content of the prayer was not an issue because there was no desire to prose lytize or demean other faiths B ut a three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that even with the high cour t s 1983 ruling, the practice of having one Chr istian pr ayer after another amounted to the to wn s endorsement of Christianity. K ennedy however, said judges should not be involved in evaluating the content of pr ay er because that could lead to legislatures requiring chaplains to redact the religious content from their message in or der to make it acceptable for the public sphere. He added, Govern ment may not mandate a civic r eligion that sties any but the most gener ic r eference to the sacred any more than it may prescribe a religious orthodoxy. High court ruling favors prayer at local council meetingsChristian prayers to open council meetings dont violate the Constitution, SS upreme Court says Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) Naya Rivera is still a Gleek. There is no truth to the rumor Naya has been red from the show, the Fox Net work noted in a statement released to The Associated P r ess Saturday night, which concluded, She remains under contract to Glee. Rivera plays Santana Lopez, a lesbian glee club member on the popular musical drama. 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B8 | NEWSSS U nN | WW ednesday, May 7, 2014 www.newssun.com rffntbffnfn frnffnf ffnfffnnnnn nnnfnffnnnbnf bfffnffbf fnbfnbf fn rff nt bf t f tf f rf ntbn rfntfrb btbfntf fbtbf tff fbftbfbnbfb bbbbbbnrbtn brfbbbnbbrftrfb fbbbttnbbtnftfbfrrb ntftffbfntftbbnb trfnt Classifiedtn bfbrbrnfnbnbffbftrb bbttnbbntbntrnbrffbb fnrfntntftbnrfbrfb bfbtbfbf bbfbtntftrfbntnbnn nnntnrnfftnbrbbbrnnf nntnfrbnrrbrbn btfrftrbfntrfbtftb bbtnntbbnftftb bffbnrftrbfrftrbbnnrbb bfntfbbbnrnbbttbf tbrftbnb rfffntbtbt ttn tbnnbbtnfntbntn nbn ttf LEGAL NOTICES Effective on April 1, 2014, the office of Dr. J. Duane Davis, D.C. has been closed and is no longer in business. If you have been a patient of Dr. Davis and would like a copy of your medical r ecords please send a written request including appropriate contact information to Records Executor, 31332 Wrencrest Drive, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543. May 7, 11, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION CASE NO. JP13-000615-XX IN THE INTEREST OF: A. R. 02/15/2001 Minor children DOB SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF ADVISORY HEARING FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND GUARDIANSHIP THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO: TINA NUNN: DOB: 6/27/1967 Address Unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for Termination of Parental Rights under oath has been filed in the above-styled Court by the Department of Children & Families, seeking the termination of your parental rights to: A.R. a white male child born February 15, 2001 father Alex Robinson and you are hereby commanded to personally appear before the Honorable Sheryl D. Snodgrass, a Magistrate/hearing officer in the Juvenile Division of the Circuit Court in and for Highlands County, State of Florida, on the 4th day of June, 2014 at 10:00 A.M., at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, Courtroom 1A. YOU MUST PERSONALLY APPEAR ON THE DAY AND TIME SPECIFIED OR YOU WILL LOSE ALL RIGHTS AS A P ARENT TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE PETITION. YOUR FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR WILL BE DEEMED TO BE YOUR CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS TO THE CHILDREN NAMED IN THE PETITION.YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRESENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN ATTORNEY, YOU MUST BE PRESENT AND REQUEST THAT THE COURT APPOINT AN ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF YOU WANT ONE.``If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 590 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 (863) 402-6565 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon r eceiving this notification if the time before the scheduled court appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD) (1-800-955-8771) or Voice (V) (1-800955-8770). ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK DATED THIS 25TH DAY OF APRIL, 2014. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK By: /s/ Lisa J. Bass Deputy Clerk (Clerks PUTCLASSFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU! FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! FICTITIOUS NAME12 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURUSANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of ALL ABOUT YOU FREIGHT BROKERS located at 1700 N. Olivia Dr., in the County of Highlands, in the City of Avon Park, Florida 33825 intends to r egister the said name with the Division of Corporations of teh Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Avon Park, Florida, this 29th day of April, 2014. / s/ Katherine Allen and Amy Willis NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 14-170 IN RE: ESTATE OF CHOLISTA M. SMITH f/k/a CHOLISTA M. FARRIER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CHOLISTA M. SMITH f/k/a CHOLISTA M. FARRIER deceased, whose date of death was March 27, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN 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 May 7, 2014. Personal Representative: SUE ANN SANDLIN 100 KINGS CT., NW LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 /s/ Sue Ann Sandlin Attorney for Personal Representative: ABLES & CRAIG, P.A. 551 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 T elephone: (863) 385-0112 Fax: (863) 385-1284EMail:firstname.lastname@example.orgBy: /s/ Clifford M. Ables III CLIFFORD M. ABLES III Florida Bar No.: 178379 BRANDON S. CRAIG Florida Bar No.: 0085800 May 7, 14, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 14-127 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF MARY MARGARET ROUSE a/k/a MARY FINNERTY ROUSE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARY MARGARET ROUSE a/k/a MARY FINNERTY ROUSE, deceased, whose date of death was December 30, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida,Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal r epresentative 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 May 4, 2014. Personal Representative: NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 Brigitte T. Rouse 1900 Ocean Walk Lane #126 Pompano Beach, FL 33062 Attorney for Personal Representative: J. Timothy Sheehan SHEEHAN & CELAYA, P.A. 300 Dal Hall Blvd. Lake Placid, FL 33852 T elephone: (863)465-1551 By: /s/ Timothy Sheehan Florida Bar No. 184165 May 4, 11, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 28-2014-CP000101 IN RE: ESTATE OF RANDALL K. BARROW Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RANDALL K. BARROW deceased, whose date of death was January 3, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870-3867. 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 May 7, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Daniel A. Barrow 975 Pine Ridge Dr. Plantation, FL 33317 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Jason D. Weisser, Jason D. Weisser, Esq. Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser & Zoeller, P.A. Suite 4-D, Barristers Building 1615 Forum Place W est Palm Beach, Florida 33401 T elephone: (561)689-8180 May 7, 14, 2014 HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 13-436-PCAXMX IN RE: Estate of: JOHN R. HICKS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (summary administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: Y ou are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the Estate of JOHN R. HICKS, Deceased, File Number 13-436-PCAXMX, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedents date of death was April 16, 2013; that the total value of the Estate is exempt $65,000.00, and NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such Order are: Name/Address Jennifer J.Warner 558 S. Circle Dr., East W arsaw, IN 46580 Daughter over 21 Katrina K. Reynolds HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 13-436-PCAXMX IN RE: Estate of: JOHN R. HICKS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (summary administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: Y ou are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the Estate of JOHN R. HICKS, Deceased, File Number 13-436-PCAXMX, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedents date of death was April 16, 2013; that the total value of the Estate is exempt $65,000.00, and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such Order are: Name/Address Jennifer J.Warner 558 S. Circle Dr., East W arsaw, IN 46580 Daughter over 21 Katrina K. Reynolds IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 14-176 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF EDWARD E. CLAWSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of EDWARD E.CLAWSON, deceased, whose date of death was June 30, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida,Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.The names and addresses of the personal r epresentative 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 May 4, 2014. Personal Representative: MARK A. MCCULLOUGH 10075 Mansion Drive NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 Gibsonia, Pennsylvania 15044 Attorney for Personal Representative: MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 T elephone: (863) 465-1111 Fax: (863) 465-8100 E-Mail:email@example.com May 4, 11, 2014 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000638 DIVISION: US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SASCO MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-WF3, Plaintiff, vs. EVELYN E. RUDD A/K/A EVELYN ELZORA RUDD A/K/A EVELYN BARKER RUDD, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated April 22, 2014 and entered in Case NO. 28-2012-CA-000638 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SASCO MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-WF3, is the Plaintiff and EVELYN E. RUDD A/K/A EVELYN ELZORA RUDD A/K/A EVELYN BARKER RUDD; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS,DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,UNDER, OR AGAINST RAYMOND J. RUDD A/K/A RAYMOND JEWELL RUDD, DECEASED; EVELYN E. RUDD A/K/A EVELYN ELZORA RUDD A/K/A EVELYN BARKER RUDD, AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF RAYMOND J. RUDD A/K/A RAYMOND JEWELL RUDD, DECEASED; BRENT C. SCHEUERMAN F/K/A BRENT C. STALLONE F/K/A STEVEN RAY RUDD, AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF RAYMOND J. RUDD A/K/A RAYMOND JEWELL RUDD, DECEASED; ANITA J. CAMPBELL, AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF RAYMOND J. RUDD A/K/A RAYMOND JEWELL RUDD, DECEASED; JENNIFER RAE RUDD A/K/A JENNIFER R. RUDD, AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF RAYMOND J. RUDD A/KA RAYMOND JEWELL RUDD, DECEASED; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THORUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDATN(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OF ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; SEARS HOME IMPROVEMENT; RHS INDUSTRIES, INC. RETIREMENT FUND; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE AT 11:00AM, on the 23 day of May, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 20, BLOCK 270, PLACID LAKES, SECTION 20, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 31, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 FLORIDA. A/K/A 318 HONEYMOON STREET, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852-3677 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on April 22, 2014 Robert W. Germain Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 (voice), (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 9558770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. May 4, 11, 2014 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE TENTH JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVILACTION BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOAN SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. CHERYLL. HACK, et al, Defendant(s). _________/ CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000901 DIVISION: NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 2, 2014 and entered in Case No. 282012-CA-000901 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein EVERBANK, is the Plaintiff and CHERYLHACK A/K/ACHERYLL. HACK; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.polk.realforeclose.com at 10:00AM, on May 29, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 5619 AND 5620, AVON P ARK LAKES UNIT NO. 18, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 12, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A2472 W RUSS ROAD, AVON P ARK, FL33825 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on April 9, 2014. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P .O. Box 25018 Ta mpa, Florida 33622-5018 (813) 251-4766 (813) 251-1541 Fax By: Luke Kiel Florida Bar No. 98631 F11040117 FIDEVERHOMESPECFNMA-jnutt-Team 4F11040117 AVON PARK RENTAL HOUSINGNorth Central Heights Rent SubsidizedA "Rent Restricted" single funny 113 & 4 BR Apts in Central location.home development. Rents range from Scpeiatc Pamily & Elderly'"sabled$350 to $550mo. 2.3 and 4 BR with properties; Ridgedale Apts. Lakeside Park &rentacerage$350to$550 l)I ncvIlotsRentsBasedonhouseholdinconeDon' t 1)elaYl Appliv 7odal,'No Appplicalion Fee APHCall: TTY 800-955-8771
www.newssun.comWednesday, May 7, 2014 | NE wW SSS U nN | B9 rfnttbftrfrrfnfnnff frntffrfn nnt nf ntnffrntf ffrftf nntf nff fffnnrff tnfnrfnffttn ntfffrf fff r f ntbb NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 C a s h i n w i t h C l a s s r fntn rbtn rtn tn nrntt CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-000287 DIVISION: NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE b rf rn n f r nrntt nnnnnn nttntn bbn nbnn ntrn nn ntn nntn nn bn tnnr b n rf LOT 5 IN BLOCK 182, OF WOODLAWN TERRACE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 96, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A1316 FERNVALE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL33870 n t n n b nt r r t r r n rt r NOTICE OFSALE30 r fntn rbtn rtn t nnbnbtt tntnn CASE NO. 08-CA-000912 Division No. Section. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 b rf rn n f r nnbnbtt tnt nn ntntnnfn tnt n rf ttt n n r bntrt rnntnb n brnb nrnt rtntnt rtnn nnrntr rntrtntntt tn nbrnr ntr nrnr tntn t nr n btbnnbn n n r n n n n rt r NOTICE OF SALE The following vehicles will be sold at public sale or acution to satisfy lien pursuant to Chapter 713.78(2) of the Florida statutes at 10:00 a.m. on at 1118 Weigel Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. SALE DATE 5/27/141998 JEEP 1J4FX58S7WC133901 1996 CHEVY 1GNDM19W1TB126337 1967 CHEVY 164877F150152May 7, 2014 NOTICE OFSALE30 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISIONCase No. 28-2010-CA-000563-XXAX-MXDivision: Civil Division OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC Plaintiff, VS. JEREMY ENDSLEY, DARLENE K. ENDSLEY; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OR SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); JOHN DOE; JANE DOE; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-style case, I will sell the property located in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: LOT 344, SEBRING HILLS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECOREDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, by electronic sale at IN THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA, beginning at 11:00 AM on May 23, 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. W itness, my hand and seal of this court on the 23rd day of April, 2014. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ To ny Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-3686 (voice), (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 9558770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. 80177-T seg 2 May 7, 14, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-001028 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. MARCOS ESTERMAN; ANN PANGMAN ESTERMAN; MARY PANGMAN SCHMITT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARY PANGMAN NOTICE OFSALE30 SCHMITT; UNKNOWN TENANT 1: UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH. UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES. LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on April 16, 2014, and the Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale entered on in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, the clerk shall sell the property situated in Charlotte County, Florida, described as: LOT 25, IN BLOCK 269, OF SUN N LAKES ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 13, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 71, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 4617 CALATRAVA A VE, SEBRING, FL 338721963 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at www.charlotte.realforeclose.com ; on May 22, 2014 beginning at 11:00 AM. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Dated this 16 day of April 2014. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the court administration office at (863)534-4690. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD 1-800-955-8771 OR 1-800-955-8770 (v), VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. 888121763 May 4, 11, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 28-2012-CA-000518 Section: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, v. RANDOLPH D. VANDER ZEE; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated Aril 2014, entered in Civil Case No. 282012-CA-000518 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the day of May 21, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33780, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 14, IN BLOCK 216, OF A REVISION OF A RESUBDIVISION OF A PORTION OF PLACID LAKES SECTION ELEVEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS REORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 77, OF THE PUBLCI RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863) 5344686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated at SEBRING, Florida this 3 day of April, 2014 Robert W. Germaine CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands COUNTY, FLORIDA May 4, 11 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 28-2012-CA-000556-GCAXMX Division: Civil Division GREEN TREE SERVICING, LLC Plaintiff, VS. JOSE G. ESQUILIN, et al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-style case, I will sell the property located in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: Lot 7, Block A, CHEROKEE HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 40, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property address: 411 E. Bell St. Avon Park, FL 33825 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, by electronic sale at IN THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 NOTICE OFSALE30 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA, beginning at 11:00 AM on May 21, 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. W itness, my hand and seal of this court on the 3 day of April, 2014. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By Tony Kopp Deputy Clerk May 4, 11 If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-3686 (voice), (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 9558770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 28-2013-CA-000349 GREEN TREE SERVICING, LLC Plaintiff, v. PA TRICIA A. SCOTT; PATRICIA ANN SCHUTZLER; ROBERT FRANCIS MCDONALD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PA TRICIA A. SCOTT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PA TRICIA ANN SCHUTZLER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBERT FRANCIS MCDONALD; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN P ARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on April 01, 2014, in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, the clerk shall sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 15, BLOCK 5, TEMPLE TERRACE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 36, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 47 LAKE HENRY DRIVE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, on May 21, 2014 beginning at 11:00 AM. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Dated this 3 day of April, 2014. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of Circuit Court By: Tony Kopp Deputy Clerk May 4, 11 IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE, PLEASE CONTACT THE COURT ADMINISTRATION OFFICE AT (863) 534-4690. IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL TDD 1-800955-8771 OR 1-800-955-8770 (V), VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case No.: GCS 13-667 Judge: Estrada MIGUEL GARCIGA (Plaintiff) vs. Y AMILA ESCALETT, STATE OF FLORIDA, Department of Revenue, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Department of the Tr easury, ROBERT W. GERMAINE, Clerk of Court and HIGHLANDS COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, Robert W. Germaine (Defendants) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida described as: The South 45 Feet of Lot 6, Block 44, TOWN OF AVON PARK, Section 22, T ownship 33 South, Range 28 East, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 58, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, 430 South Commerce Ave., Highlands County Courthouse, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. On the 6 day of June, A.D. 2014. WITNESS my hand and official seal of this Honorable Court, this 30 day of April, A.D. 2014. ROBERT W. GERMAINE (SEAL)As Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk May 4, 11, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000580 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL BRIDGES, MELANIE C. PROCACCINI A/K/A MELANIE BRIDGES, FAIRWAY OAKS II HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on March 25, 2014, in the Circuit Court of NOTICE OFSALE30 HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: UNIT 10 OF FAIRWAY OAKS I, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF COVENANTS AND RESTRICTIONS RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 1014, PAGE 270, AND AMENDED IN DECLARATION RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 1020, PAGE 596 AND SECOND DECLARATION RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 1123, PAGE 131, SAID UNIT 10 HAVING BEEN ORIGINALLY DESCRIBED IN WARRANTY DEED DATED SEPTEMBER 30, 1991, RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 1156, PAGE 737, ALL OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA AS FOLLOWS: BEING A PORTION OF VACATED LOT 2, BLOCK 3, OF SUN N LAKES ESTATES HOLIDAY COUNTY CLUB SECTION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 92, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID VACATED LOT 2; THENCE NORTH 42 DEGREES 00 WEST ALONG THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID V ACATED LOT 2 FOR A DISTANCE OF 57.19 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 47 DEGREES 52 EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 15.79 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 47 DEGREES 52 EAST ALONG THE PHYSICALLY LOCATED CENTERLINE OF THE COMMON WALL BETWEEN UNITS 9 AND 10, FOR A DISTANCE OF 62.05 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 42 DEGREES 07 WEST A DISTANCE OF 26.06 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 47 DEGREES 52 WEST FOR A DIST ANCE OF 8.05 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 42 DEGREES 07 WEST FOR A DISTANCE TANCE OF 1.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 47 DEGREES 52 WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 42.05 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 07 EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 2.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 47 DEGREES 52 WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 3.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 07 EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 7.50 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 47 DEGREES 52 EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 3.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 07 EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 2.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 26 DEGREES 04 EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 3.80 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 47 DEGREES 52 WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 10.90 FEE TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 42 DEGREES 07 EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 11.90 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. and commonly known as: 156 FAIRWAY DRIVE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on May 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 28th day of March, 2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 266400/1108077/abf April 27; May 4, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12-752-GCA PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. DOUGLAS R. FREED, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant tot he Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 22, 2014 entered in Case No. 12-752-GCA in the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, and DOUGLAS R. FREED, et al., are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 11:00 a.m. at Highlands County Courthouse, Basement of Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenuen, Sebring, FL 33870 on May 23, 2014, the following described real property situated in Highlands County, as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure, to wit: Lot 9, Block 90, Unit One or Lake Lillian Section Highlands Lakes Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof as r ecorded in Plat Book 2, Page 77, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Address: 2215 N. Holly Avenue, Avon Park, FL 33825 BOB GERMAINE, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Toni Kopp (SEAL) Deputy Clerk 13383524 1 May 7, 14, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000612 DIVISION: PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL HALL, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment dated December 18, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000612 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Cirucit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION, is the Plaintiff and DANIEL HALL, VICKIE HALL ALSO KNOWN AS VICKI HALL, are defendants, the Highlands County Clerk fo the Circuit Court will sell to teh highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 22nd day of May 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 5, IN BLOCK 3, OF HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES, SECTION E ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, AT PAGE 87, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 232 DARTMOOR AVE LAKE PLACID FL 33852-7700 Any person claiming an interst in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as fo the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 23rd day of January, 2014. LW' jjivj YKMJJ11IiIJ(j(IE=1,MTI F _E__
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Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, T el: (863)402-6591; Fax: (863)4026664. May 7, 14, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000485 DIVISION: W ELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO W ACHOVIA MORTGAGE, F.S.B. F/K/A WORLD SAVINGS BANK, F.S.B., Plaintiff, vs. KATHRYN BOBE, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment dated December 18,2 014, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000485 of teh Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Cirucit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Wells Fargo Bank, N. A ., successor in interst to Wachovia Mortgage, F.S.B. f/k/a World Savings Bank, F.S.B. is the Plaintiff and Kathryn Bobe, Richard R. Bobe; Tenant #1 also known as Caleb Voight, Tenant #2, The Unknown Spouse of Kathryn Bobe, are defendants, the Highlands County Clerk fo the Circuit Court will sell to teh highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 22nd day of May, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 2, BLOCK 1, CRESTVIEW SHORES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 5, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A /K/A 628 ARCOLA DR SEBRING FL 33875-9425 A ny person claiming an interst in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as fo the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 23rd day of January, 2014. Robert W. 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B12 | NEWSSS U nN | WW ednesday, May 7, 2014 www.newssun.com TODAYMostly sunny and pleasant91 / 67Winds: ESE at 6-12 mphMostly sunny91 / 69Winds: ESE at 8-16 mphTHURSDAYPartly sunny91 / 69Winds: ESE at 8-16 mphFRIDAYMostly sunny, a t-storm in spots89 / 70Winds: SE at 7-14 mphSATURDAYA t-storm in spots in the afternoon88 / 67Winds: ESE at 6-12 mphSUNDAY High .............................................. 3:09 a.m. Low ............................................... 9:26 a.m. High .............................................. 3:35 p.m. Low ............................................... 9:47 p.m. High ............................................ 10:37 a.m. Low ............................................... 3:11 a.m. High .............................................. 8:41 p.m. Low ............................................... 3:25 p.m. Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 13.09 Normal ............................................... 14.51 High Friday ............................................ 87 Low Friday ............................................. 67 High Saturday ........................................ 75 Low Saturday ......................................... 58 High Sunday .......................................... 84 Low Sunday ........................................... 48 High Monday ......................................... 89 Low Monday .......................................... 50 Relative humidity .................................. 34% Expected air temperature ....................... 90 Makes it feel like .................................... 90 Saturday ............................................. 30.04 Sunday ................................................ 30.05 Monday ............................................... 30.01 Saturday ............................................. 1.28 Sunday ................................................ 0.00 Monday ............................................... 0.00 Month to date ..................................... 3.43 Year to date ......................................... 9.34Sunrise 6:45 a.m. 6:44 a.m. Sunset 8:01 p.m. 8:01 p.m. Moonrise 1:44 p.m. 2:36 p.m. Moonset 2:02 a.m. 2:39 a.m.Albuquerque 72/47/s 68/47/pc 74/52/s Atlanta 86/58/s 87/64/s 83/63/pc Baltimore 68/54/pc 80/60/pc 83/59/pc Birmingham 87/58/s 88/66/pc 82/63/t Boston 65/47/s 62/49/c 56/54/c Charlotte 85/58/pc 90/59/s 89/60/pc Cheyenne 60/38/r 52/35/r 61/42/pc Chicago 82/61/t 82/61/c 74/51/c Cleveland 73/55/c 80/59/pc 77/56/t Columbus 83/58/t 85/61/pc 80/59/t Dallas 87/70/pc 85/69/t 88/66/t Denver 72/38/t 59/38/r 68/43/pc Detroit 67/54/pc 80/60/c 75/56/t Harrisburg 65/52/pc 71/58/pc 82/59/pc Honolulu 88/71/pc 87/71/pc 89/72/pc Houston 85/72/pc 87/71/pc 89/69/t Indianapolis 83/62/pc 83/61/c 74/59/t Jackson, MS 85/64/pc 82/68/pc 81/67/t Kansas City 94/66/pc 75/54/t 74/52/pc Lexington 85/57/pc 86/62/pc 78/57/t Little Rock 83/64/pc 80/65/t 80/65/t Los Angeles 69/58/pc 70/57/pc 73/59/pc Louisville 87/62/pc 88/65/pc 75/62/t Memphis 85/66/pc 84/67/pc 79/66/t Milwaukee 61/55/t 73/58/c 68/47/c Minneapolis 63/58/c 78/54/t 66/46/pc Nashville 87/58/s 87/64/pc 76/60/t New Orleans 83/69/pc 82/71/pc 81/70/t New York City 68/51/pc 61/52/r 63/58/c Norfolk 69/61/c 84/65/s 87/66/pc Oklahoma City 93/65/pc 83/60/t 86/58/s Philadelphia 69/53/pc 70/56/pc 78/58/pc Phoenix 78/63/s 84/67/s 90/68/s Pittsburgh 76/56/c 84/60/pc 81/58/c Portland, ME 63/38/pc 64/42/pc 57/48/pc Portland, OR 67/48/pc 63/51/c 60/46/r Raleigh 76/63/c 90/62/s 92/62/pc Rochester 62/45/pc 69/55/sh 82/57/t St. Louis 86/67/pc 84/66/c 80/61/t San Francisco 64/53/pc 63/54/pc 64/52/s Seattle 64/46/pc 63/49/pc 59/46/r Wash., DC 69/59/c 86/63/pc 87/65/pc Cape Coral 90/68/s 90/70/s 90/69/pc Clearwater 89/70/s 89/72/pc 88/72/pc Coral Springs 88/75/s 87/76/s 86/76/pc Daytona Beach 88/66/s 88/68/s 87/68/pc Ft. Laud. Bch 88/77/s 87/78/s 85/78/pc Fort Myers 91/69/s 91/71/s 90/70/pc Gainesville 91/61/s 90/65/s 91/65/pc Hollywood 89/74/s 88/75/s 86/75/pc Homestead AFB 88/74/s 87/75/s 85/77/pc Jacksonville 91/62/s 90/63/s 87/65/pc Key West 86/78/pc 86/77/s 86/78/pc Miami 88/76/s 88/78/s 87/77/pc Okeechobee 87/71/s 87/74/s 85/71/pc Orlando 91/66/s 91/69/s 89/68/pc Pembroke Pines 89/74/s 88/75/s 87/75/pc St. Augustine 85/64/s 85/68/s 84/68/pc St. Petersburg 89/70/s 89/72/pc 90/72/pc Sarasota 87/68/s 88/70/pc 89/70/pc Tallahassee 91/60/s 90/62/pc 88/65/pc Tampa 90/72/s 90/73/pc 90/71/pc W. Palm Bch 87/75/s 86/77/s 85/77/pc Winter Haven 90/68/s 90/70/pc 91/69/pc Acapulco 90/77/t 88/78/r 90/77/sh Athens 70/55/pc 74/57/pc 75/59/s Beirut 78/67/pc 73/64/t 71/62/pc Berlin 67/47/r 65/53/c 69/48/r Bermuda 73/61/s 71/60/s 72/64/s Calgary 47/30/pc 59/36/pc 60/37/pc Dublin 58/49/sh 62/44/r 58/46/sh Edmonton 46/28/s 57/34/s 56/35/c Freeport 85/73/s 85/74/s 84/74/s Geneva 64/42/r 71/45/pc 71/45/sh Havana 89/68/s 91/70/s 90/70/s Hong Kong 78/75/r 85/77/t 85/79/t Jerusalem 74/62/c 66/55/t 66/52/sh Johannesburg 66/46/s 67/47/s 70/50/s Kiev 65/44/pc 68/44/c 72/47/pc London 62/52/sh 66/51/r 63/50/sh Montreal 59/43/s 67/48/pc 65/50/sh Moscow 50/36/pc 66/48/c 70/45/pc Nice 72/58/pc 70/57/pc 71/59/pc Ottawa 60/44/s 68/47/c 67/52/sh Quebec 61/36/s 65/38/pc 63/47/pc Rio de Janeiro 85/72/pc 82/71/s 78/67/t Seoul 71/52/c 73/47/pc 76/50/pc Singapore 91/81/t 91/81/t 91/81/t Sydney 66/55/pc 68/55/sh 70/54/pc Toronto 53/43/pc 64/47/sh 69/54/t Vancouver 61/48/pc 61/49/pc 59/45/r Vienna 64/51/r 69/50/c 76/57/pc Warsaw 63/48/r 65/47/sh 71/55/sh Winnipeg 55/41/c 51/42/r 56/37/pc Today Thu. Fri. Today Thu. Fri. The heat will expand northward into the Midwest today as a warm front moves north. Showers and thunderstorms are likely to the north of this front across the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes. Some of those storms can contain damaging winds and large hail later in the day. High pressure will promote dry weather for much of the Northeast, but it will be unseasonably cool along the coast. Dry and warm conditions will persist across the Southeast. It will be another hot day in the southern Plains. National Forecast for May 7 Today Thu. Fri. Today Thu. Fri. Today Thu. Fri. Today Thu. Fri. Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, rrain, sf-snow urries, sn-snow, i-ice. Mostly sunny and pleasant today. Partly cloudy tonight. Mostly sunny tomorrow. Friday: partly sunny. Saturday: a shower or thunderstorm. Sunday: a shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon. The most deadly and destructive tornado in the United States occurred on May 7, 1840. The Great Natchez Tornado destroyed the town of Natchez, Miss., killing 340 people. Mostly sunny and pleasant today. Winds east-southeast 6-12 mph. Expect more than 10 hours of sunshine with relative humidity 70% early, 35% in the afternoon. Sunday. and Saturday. a.m. and after 4 p.m. FirstFullLastNew May 6May 14May 21May 28 Today ThursdayForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 91/62 91/61 91/61 88/66 91/66 90/68 90/72 89/70 89/70 87/68 91/69 89/70 87/71 87/75 88/77 88/76 91/60 84/66 82/67 91/68 91/67 90/70 90/66 90/66 89/69 86/78 TemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidHeat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayBarometer PrecipitationFive-Day forecast for Highlands County Almanac U.S. Cities World Cities National Summary Tides UV Index Today Weather History Farm Report Sun and Moon Florida Cities Water Restrictions Regional Summary Lake Levels Shown are noon postions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. 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