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p NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 192775 Lady Blue Streaks lock up top seed for district tourneyA7Walmart grant funds Healthy Eating Kitchen at YMCAA3 VOL. 95 NO. 118 Mostly sunny and hot High 90 Low 70 Details on B10Classi eds ................... B7 Dear Abby ..................... B2 Obituaries .................. A4 Lottery Numbers .......... A2 Movie Review ............... B2 Puzzles ........................ B2 Religion ....................... B3 Sports on TV ............... A8 Viewpoints ................... A5 Friday-Saturday, October 10-11, 2014 100 years old equals free food for lifeA2 An Edition of the Sun newssun thenewssun rrfnrrttn bnrnbntrnrtnntntr nnf r rtnftnntf nbnntnttfr 3088510 BY LARRY GRIFFIN STAFF WRITER SEBRING Tuesday nights school board meeting featured a presentation by two content specialists with the county on a mission to improve the instructional coaching program in Highlands County. Instructional coaches are professionals who specialize in helping teachers better perform their jobs in the name of helping children learn from even better instructors than they already have. Reading coach Tina Sterling and math coach Jen Westergom came before the board and spoke about a grant they were seeking to purchase video cameras for teachers to lm themselves and watch for things they can improve, as well as copies of author Jim Knights book Instructional Coaching. Knights book is a manual instructing coaches how to better aid the teachers they work with. Westergom said that while coaches were no doubt great at teaching children (otherwise they wouldnt be coaches), working with the adult teachers was a whole different animal. BY PHIL ATTINGER STAFF WRITER SEBRING Larry Ford of Sebring had a bear invade his garage and get into his garbage last weekend. Ford, who works as legislative assistant to Florida Senator Denise Grimsley, said he had seen a bear dragging his trash can a few days before at his home near Highlands Hammock State Park. So, he started keeping his garbage locked in his garage until pickup day. The other night, I had it in the garage and I forgot to drop the door, Ford said. The bear got the garbage and some feed Ford had in the garage. Bear populations have made a comeback, and the larger numbers have meant more encounters with humans. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission of cials held a workshop Tuesday night at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agriculture Center School board to look at refining instructional coaching program SEE COACH | A3 BY BARRY FOSTER NEWS-SUN CORRESPONDENT SEBRING Its time to throw out the ceremonial rst zombie as the Halloween season of cially gets underway in Highlands County tonight. There will be two events locally this evening. The rst will be the opening of the Terror Trail next to the Humane Society of Highlands County and the second, a Ghouls Night Out event in downtown Sebring. Staged by the Humane Society and a host of volunteers, the Terror Trail is back after a years absence. That, coupled with last weekends postponement due to wet weather, could mean a record crowd tonight. My phone has been ringing off the hook, said Humane Society President Judy Spiegel. Plus, we have that deal with Game Time at Lakeshore Mall. They get an hour free play there with a Terror Trail ticket purchase, which is like a $15 value. Our ticket price is only $12, so you do the math on that one. Spiegel said she had not received any indication on jostling to be the rst in line for opening night, however, she promised Halloween hits Highlands this weekend Terror Trail, Ghouls Night Out tonightSEE HALLOWEEN | A4Ideas to deal with bears shared Courtesy photoBrynda Porter of Lake Placid snapped this photo of a Florida black bear getting into garbage at her home. SEE BEARS | A4HCSO: Suspect was facing charge of raping victimWoman shot to death in Lake Placid home Katara Simmons/News-SunThe Highlands County Sheri s O ce waits to get a warrant Thursday morning to search the house where Sarah Abrams was shot to death. BY MAT DELANEY NEWS-JOURNAL EDITOR LAKE PLACID A woman was found dead at her Sun n Lake Estates home early Thursday morning following reports of a disturbance with gunshots red. In an ironic twist, her alleged killer was arrested in August and accused of sexual battery involving the same woman. Dead is 52-year-old Sarah Abrams of 256 Blue Moon Ave. She suffered at least one gunshot wound, according to Highlands County Sheriffs Of ce Public Information Ofcer Nell Hays. Arrested was William Glenn Sneed, 49, whose most recent address was 302 W. Broward St. in Bowling Green. He is charged with rst degree murder, burglary of an occupied dwelling, armed burglary and aggravated assault with a rearm. Sneed is being held in the Highlands County jail with no bond. There appears to be another twist to this senseless death, Sheriff Susan Benton HCSO photoWilliam Sneed rst degree murder, burglary of an occupied dwelling, armed burglary and aggravated assault with a rearm.SEE MURDER | A6 -ddrHianI o


A2 | NEWSSS U nN | Friday, October 10, 2014 http// The News-Sun (USPS 487-900 ISSN 10748342) is published ev ery Sunday, Wednesday & Friday by Romona W ashington at the Ne wsSun, 2227 U.S. 27 S., Sebring, Fla, 33870. Periodical postage paid at Lakeland, FL and additional en try ofce(s). All material contained herein is the proper ty of the Ne wsSun, which is an afliate of Sun Coast Media Group. Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden with out the written permission of the publisher All material submitted for publication becomes the property of the newspaper and may be edit ed for clarity and space, as well as reprinted, published and used in all media. Postmaster: Send address change to: News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870.COMMITMENT TO A ccC C UR A cC YThe News-Sun promptly corrects errors of fact appearing in its news stories. If you believe we have made an error, call the newsroom at 863-385-6155, ext. 516. If you have a question or comment about coverage, write to Scott Dressel, editor, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Se bring, FL 33870; email editor@ ne; or call 863-3856155. OO FFI cC E Location: 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 or 231 N. Main Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon day-Friday Phone: 863-385-6155 or 863465-2522 Main F ax: 863-385-1954SUB scSC RIPTION R ATE sS Home 12 mos. Tax Total $72.22 $5.06 $77.28 In Florida mail 12 mos. Tax Total $107.24 $7.51 $114.75 Out of Florida mail 12 mos. Tax Total $122.41 $8.57 $130.98 Your ne wspaper is delivered by an independent contractor. If you do not receive your home delivered newspaper by 6 a.m. on any publi cation date, please phone the circu lation department at 863-385-6155 before 10 a.m. on W ednesda y and Friday, and before 11 a.m. Sunday. A replacement copy will be delivered to you. Subscribers who notify us after said times will be issued an account credit. 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OO BITUARIE sS ANAN D AA N NOUN cC EMEN T sS Email all obituaries and death notices to Email all other announcements to PP LA cC E A C LA ssSS IF IE dD AdAD From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F 863-385-6155, ext. 505, 863314-9876 OR 863-465-2522 RETAILRETAIL AdAD VERTI sS IN GMitch Collins, 863-386-5626 Vickie Watson, 863-386-5631 Terri Lee, 863-386-5628 Nix Wellons, 863-465-2522 Kim Browning, 863-385-6155 LL EGAL AdAD VERTI sS IN GJanet Emerson 385-6155, ext. 596 NN EW sS ROOM Call 385-6155 Scott Dressel, Sebring Editor, ext. 516 or scott.dressel@news Mat Delane y Lake Placid Editor, 465-2522 or mdelaney@lakeplaci Phil Attinger Staff Writer, ext. 541 or Dan Hoehne, Sports Editor, ext. 528 or daniel.hoehne@news Katara Simmons, Photographer, ext. 538 or katara.simmons@ ne GLEN NN ICKERSON President glen.nick 385-6155, ext. 536 RR OMON aA W aA SHIN gG TON Publisher and Executive Editor romona.w 385-6155, ext. 515 NEWS-SSUnN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 UNS uU NG HEROPhil Attinger/News-SunUnsung Hero Jeanne Furman (second from right) is honored Tuesday for her work as a volunteer at Memorial Elementary School. With Furman is (from left) Judy Stone, director of human resources at Agero; June Bateman, Agero operations manager, and Glen Nickerson, president of Highlands Newspapers. LL OTTERY LL OTTOWednesday, Oct. 8 6-16-23-34-36-52 X-3 Next Jackpot: $35 million PP OWERBALLWednesday, Oct. 8 5-16-31-46-50 PB-18 X-3 Next Jackpot: $80 million LL U cC KY MM O NEYTuesday, Oct. 7 10-27-36-45 PB-4 Next Jackpot: $2 million MM EGA MM ILLION sS Tuesday, Oct. 7 16-29-46-48-55 PB-2 X-3 Next Jackpot: $150 million CAS hH 3 Monday, Oct. 6 Day: 0-3-5 Night: 6-8-9 Tuesday, Oct. 7 Day: 0-0-8 Night: 5-1-7 Wednesday, Oct. 8 Day: 1-3-8 Night: 9-4-2 PP LAY 4Monday, Oct. 6 Day: 4-3-7-1 Night: 9-8-8-4 Tuesday, Oct. 7 Day: 1-7-2-1 Night: 8-2-5-8 Wednesday, Oct. 8 Day: 2-4-7-4 Night: 1-0-7-9 FF ANTA sS Y 5 Monday, Oct. 6 5-7-23-30-34 Tuesday, Oct. 7 2-5-21-22-31 Wednesday, Oct. 8 1-4-5-15-35 BY LARR YY GRIFFIN STAFF WRITER SEBRING Theres a new member of Homers Original Smorgasbords Years Club Lillian Webb of Sebring. Webb, who turned 100 on Oct. 2, is only the second member of the club, which is a promotion al vehicle promising free meals at H omer s for the rest of her life. Webb attended her initiation ceremony Wednesday afternoon with two friends, Ellen McKissock and Tanya Kiel, both of whom were laughing and joking with her as restaurant owner Homer Duff presented her with her certicate. In her 100 years, Webb has been an arts and history teacher, played the organ, practiced wood carving and gotten a masters degree from the Catholic University in W ashington. N ow settled down in Sebring, she enjoys spending time with her friends and eating at local restaurants such as Homers. When asked how she made it to 100, Webb responded. Anything you do now, do later on. And stand up straight. SPECIAL TO THE NEws WS-SUn N LAKE PLACID Keep Highway Park Beautiful is the recipient of a Keep America Beautiful Community Paint Donation P r ogram grant, ac cording to Vincent H ill, pr esident. National nonprot Keep America Beautiful and Dow launched the mer it-based community grant program to suppor t KAB afliates efforts to build and sustain vibrant communities at a local level. G r ant awards are being used to purchase paint that featur es inno vative raw materials provided by Dow C oating M aterials. The Caring in Color program is an initiative of Keep Highway Park Beautiful to paint and r eno vate several public buildings that serve the r esidents of the H ighway Park Community. The goal is to assist in preserving and maintaining these impor tant buildings so that they continue to be available for use b y this community The objective is to maintain the usefulness of these buildings (S tar Center, George Washington Carver Elementary School classrooms, and select buildings on C restmore Drives commercial district). Keep Highway Park Beautiful is extremely grateful for the collabor ation and support of Dow Industries and Keep Amer ica B eautiful. Dow Industries has demonstrated that its belief about taking the extra step to be socially responsible, said Evelyn Colon, executive director. Dow is continuing to demonstrate its commitment to mak ing a difference in communities wher e it has a presence by donating materials for approximately 2,500 for mulated gallons of 100 per cent acr ylic inter ior paint for community improvement projects that KAB afliates and G reat American Cleanup participating organizations initiate in Dow communities. Thr iving communities are rooted in individual r esponsibility and action as w ell as public-pr ivate partnerships, said Becky Lyons, COO of Keep America Beautiful.Keep Highway Park Beautiful receives grant100-year-old woman gets free meals at Homers For the rest of her life, 100-year-old Sebring resident Lillian Webb will eat free at Homers Smorgasbord in Sebring as part of the 100 Years Club. She is only the second member. GG houls NN ight OO ut WW in e WW alk tonightSEBRING The Downtown Sebring Business Alliance will host a Ghouls Night Out wine walk in historic downtown Sebring from 5-8 / p .m. tonight. Join in the fun for the monthly sec ond Friday Wine Walk and dr ess up in y our favorite costume for a spooktacular good time and enjoy free wine at participating merchant locations. Coordinated by GBs Formal Wear. For more information, call 863402-1902 or visit www. destinationdown This ev ent is coor dinated and sponsored b y the Do wntown Sebring Business Alliance, which encourages everyone to B uy Downtown Sebring and support local businesses. A ccor ding to an economic analysis, for ev er y $100 spent at a locally-owned busi ness, $45 goes back into the community and local tax base and for every $100 spent at a non-local chain store, only $13 comes back to the local area. MM asons to serve s paghetti dinnerLAKE PLACID Placid Lodge 282 F&AM, 102 N. Main Ave. in Lake Placid, will serve a spaghetti and meatball dinner from 4-7 / p.m. Satur day, Oct. 11. This will include salad, bread, drink and desert and cost will be $7. All pr oceeds will be donated to the Lake Placid Town Halloween Trunk and Treat event scheduled on Oct. 31. You may eat in or take out. For more in formation, call 863-465-8185. APAP LL egion plans OO ct oberfestAVON PARK The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary of Unit 69 in Avon Park will hold an Octoberfest Country Fair on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 / a.m. to 6 / p .m. on the Legion grounds. This event is open to the public and the public is also invited to participate by sell ing their crafts. A donation will be $10 for a table I t is requested that one item per table be given for a rafe to be held. Food will be served and will con sist of bratwurst,and G er man potato salad. There will also be a dunk tank and a cotton candy machine. F or table r eservations, call the Post at 863-453-4553.40&8 VV oiture pl ans steak dinnerAVON PARK 40&8 Voiture 899 Highlands County is having a steak dinner on Sunday. The ev ent will be held at the Highlands County Moose Lodge on West Bell Street from 2-5 / p .m. and is opened to the public. The 40&8 is a veter ans organization committed to charitable and patr iotic aims A few of the programs include the Nurses Training Program and Child Welfare. The local Voiture meets the second Tuesday of the month at the Highlands County Moose Lodge. EE vening BB en eath the Stars setSEBRING Cornerstone Hospices inaugural Evening Beneath The Stars will be held at the home Peter and Karen Albert Oct. 30 from 6-9 / p .m. The events honoree will be Sebring Mayor John Shoop. Two auctions (live and silen) will be packed with treasures. All proceeds from the night will go to the Cornerstone Hospice Foundation, and will include the expansion of childrens bereave ment programs. T ickets for E vening Beneath The Stars are limited and are $75 per person. For infor mation and to pur chase tickets, call C or nerstone Hospice at 863-291-5571 or send an inquiry to Wendy Henderson at SNAPs S HOTs S LO cC A lL NN EWS,... ........................................................ .. .


www.newssun.comFriday, October 10, 2014 | NEWSSS U nN | A3 3096326 Youre not an administrator, and youre not in the classr oom anymore, so you have to partner with a teacher in a very unusual way, Westergom said. The key she said, was collaborating with teachers, rather than talking down to them. Talk less, she said. Hear what they have to say. Youre dealing with people. Most of the time, we want to live in a place where youre looking at the facts and asking what do you see? Youre working together and having a dialogue to come up with a plan for that teacher. With a smile, she said the advice she just gave would also help in marriages. You have to be con structive, Westergom said. You have to explain what you saw, and y ou hav e to recognize when to stop, because it isnt working or is causing fr ustr ation (with the teacher). The pr esentation ended with statistics of which coaches worked at which schools in the county. Every elementary school in Highlands County has a r eading coach, accor ding to data presented b y S terling, though not many of them have coaches for math, science or other subjects those ar e sav ed for middle schools and high schools, which have a generally wellrounded team of coaches. While not every school has a coach for every subject, Assis tant Superintendent B r enda Longshore said they have general coaches who can help out with multiple subjects. I n the long ter m, Longshore said she wanted every school to have a coach for every specic subject. This, she said, could only ensure even better student performances and outcomes B etter coaching will lead to better teachers, which will in turn lead to better students. The philosophy, Wester gom stressed continually, was not just about doing a job but about a peaceful state of mind when doing it. Be ambitious and push, but also be hum ble, she said. Sometimes you dont get the big hurr ah. Take care of yourself. Find positives in your day. at 863-385-6155, Ext. COA cC H FROM PAGE A A 1 BY LARR YY GRIFFIN STAFF WRITER SEBRING What do the YMCA and Walmart have in common? They both want to see less obesity in Highlands County. This is why the YMCA opened the Healthy Eating Kitchen Thurs day afternoon. W almar t has donated $25,000 through the W almar t Foundations State Giving Program to fund the building of a new kitchen at the Highlands County Fam ily YMCA, to be used for an after -school cooking program for children. It will be used to teach children about healthy eating recipes as well as get them ac quainted with using a kitchen. YMCA P r ogram Di rector Dave Scheck said the county s obesity r ates are higher than the national av er age citing 26.9 percent of adults in Highlands County as being obese and 20 percent of children, with 13.9 percent of adults having high blood pr essure. One less obvious danger to these sta tistics, Scheck said, is that many childr en ar e now coming down with adult conditions such as high blood pressure. Its scary, because kids are on medica tions they shouldnt be taking until they r e adults, if at all, he said. His solution was to go to Walmart and ask for funding for the Healthy Eating Kitchen. Were going by the YMCA Healthy Eat ing, Physical Activity standard, Scheck said. Were teaching them to have a fruit or vegetable with every meal they eat plus just eating mor e healthy food in general. Scheck said a big part of teaching children to eat healthier is through better snacks instead of their parents buying them a candy bar, he said they should have something like raisins or graham crackers. A lot of them are resistant and dont want to change Scheck said. But then they realize (the healthy food) is pr etty good. Laura VanFleet, who hosts the after-school program at the YMCA, said the kitchen was a great opportunity to ed ucate on healthier eating and living choices. They re not going to like everything we show them, she said. But a lot of the time they do. In addition to the kitchen, Scheck is also introducing a garden where the children in the after-school pro gram can plant their o wn v egetables and eat them later. It should be very effective, he said. If they gr o w it themselves, theyll want to eat it more. Theres more ownership involved. For more information, contact the YMCA at 863-382-9622. at 863-385-6155, Ext. Walmart grant funds YMCA Healthy Eating Kitchen YMCA instructor Laura VanFleet and one of the students in the after-school program, Tristan, at the opening of the Healthy Eating Kitchen Wednesday afternoon.CAR VS. I cC E MA cC HINELt. Ryan Feickert and reghter/EMT Darren Lamb, both of the Sebring Fire Department, help clean up Thursday after a car crashed into an ice machine in front of the Family Dollar store in Sebring. No injuries were reported and the ice machine absorbed the impact and cushioned the crash. The news is just a click away! NEWS-SUN JoUfldlitiOflFLORIDA HOSPITAL It FLORIDA HOSPITALIII I IFARTIAND AMFDICAI CFNTFR It WAUCI IULApresentsTfl( T((DPTATK)nS2OTfl 4nnu4I 'Black Tie Dinner,Silent Auction &ConcertThursday, Nov 13Golf TournamentFriday, Nov 14ALA 5k Run/Walk & 10kSunday, Nov 162014 Ticket PricesUltimate Fan Seating $75Gold Seating: $45Silver Seating: $40Bronze Seating: $35t S d(863) 402-5525 or


A4 | NEWSSS U nN | Friday, October 10, 2014 rf rntrbf t b bfr rrfrtrrttrtftr r f r f rfn tbf b rfnntbbbb 3090947 GraveSideService 3090082 GLENN O. MURPHYGlenn O. Murphy, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 in Sebring. He was born on June 27, 1929 in Alturas to the late Oakley Gerald and Alma Lois (Howze) Mur phy. Glenn had been a resi dent of Highlands County since 1941, coming from Polk County He was a veteran with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a rancher in the cattle and citrus industry. Glenn was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joy Mur phy of Avon Park; daugh ter Janice Brownell (Don ald) of Avon Park; son Del Murphy (Kathy) of A von Park; sister Joyce Ann Rice of Ft. Myers; and half-sister Gwendolyn Par rish, 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Sunday Oct. 12, 2014, from 5-7 / p.m. at Stephenson-Nelson Fu neral Home in Sebring. Funeral service will take place on Monday Oct. 13, 2014, beginning at 11 / a.m. with Bishop Steven B. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3235 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring. Burial will be at Bou gainvillea Cemetery in A von Park immediately fol lowing the service. Memo rial contributions may be made in Glenns memory to: Good Shepherd Hos pice, 1 110 Hammock Rd., Sebring, FL 33870 www Arrangements entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, 863-3850125. Online condolenc es may be left at OBITUARIES that anybody who wanted to go through the trail would have plenty of opportunity. We sell tickets right up until 10 / p .m. and we dont stop until the last person gets back, she said. Those planning to attend are re minded that parking this year will be at the S ebr ing International Raceway. Cars will park in the lot at Gate Three, and people will be shuttled over to the Terror Trail, a short distance away in the woods off Haywood Taylor Boulevard. Also this evening will be the monthly Destination Downtown Sebring event, this month dubbed Ghouls Night Out. Patterned af ter the Girls Gone Wine event that made its debut in downto wn Sebring last year, the event will permit shoppers to carry alcohol around with them in the City on the Circle as they browse through some of the stores. Organizers are urging shoppers to join the monthly Wine Walk and dress up in their favorite costume for a Spooktacular good time. There will be free wine at partici pating merchant locations while others plan to hav e juice soda or other non-alcoholic fare. The downtown Sebring event is the beginning of an activitypacked weekend, which also will include the monthly Second Sat urday car cruise from 5-8 / p.m. and the annual Pink Army S trut for Breast Cancer Awareness. Those involved in the Strut will gather on the Circle for a number of activities at 4 / p .m. Saturday. Af ter participants march from Cir cle Park to the Allen Altvater Cul tural Center, the Highlands Art League will offer pink br east cancer awar eness art and craft activities. HALLOWEEN FROM PAGE A A 1 in Sebring so interested parties could come up with solutions W ade Ulrey, doing a study for the University of Kentucky, has found himself enlisted by the FWC to help monitor tally and manage the local bear population. He has tracked bears forg ing north-south cor ridors in undeveloped ar eas east of S ebring and Lake Placid, and also trekking from ar eas west of Lake Placid north to Highlands H ammock S tate Park. The bears are counted using hair snares, said M ike Orlando FWC bear management coordinator. Thr ee tr ees are encir cled with a couple of str ands of barbed wir e, and baited with a treat. Bears walk through the wire to get the treat and leave tufts of fur on the wire. The sam ples are sent to a genetics lab and coded to see ho w many individual animals visited the snar e From that, Ulrey was able to devise a rough estimate of 100 bears in Highlands County he hopes to have a more accurate number by the end of the year with a map showing how far bears are rang ing. Females tend to stay in relativ ely small areas while males explore, he said. B est of all, Orlando said, researchers dont have to trap, tranquilize and collar bears to tr ack them. B rian Pinson, High lands Hammock manager, said the park is getting a ton of bears. We had an adolescent (bear) licking the (campsite cooking) gr ills, Pinson said. Orlando said bears especially at this time of year are try ing to amass 30,000 calor ies per day to store fat for winter hibernation, which is why high-calor ie human food garbage is so attr activ e to them. He told Pinson that to repel bears from Dumpsters or campsites, they could use a high-concentr ation pepper spray called bear spray or paint-ball guns. How ever, he said hungry bears will come back if garbage or other food sources are not se cured. Pinson said he is looking for funding for bear-resistant Dump sters, and Orlando said FW C has gr ants for that. Other solutions include using electric fences fueled b y solar panels in r emote ar eas and better communication with trash collection services to ensure garbage nev er stays unpr otected long enough to attract animals. Angelina S otten, FWC wildlife biologist, said there was a problem recently in Highlands Park Estates and S ylv an Shores where garbage was not being picked up in a timely manner. Bears had all day to get into it, she said. Stakeholders asked about relocating bears, but Orlando said thats not very effective. Not only are bears effective at migrat ing back to their home r ange male bears range over 60 miles, which means any relocation would put them close to their home r ange. Bryda Porter of Highlands Park Es tates in Lake Placid has scar ed bears away with loud noises and has secured her gar bage. Her motto is respect a bear from a distance but has had bears come within 2025 feet of her while she worked in her garden. We have a higher bear count (through) our yard I believe due to it being a pathway into the state-owned lands beyond, Porter said. I nd them very in teresting to look over, and identify ones who hav e visited before. Porter said she would love to see more wild animal education, even in the schools be ing able to have FWC come in and explain local wildlife Other solutions offered for deterring bears included or dinances or homeowner covenants to br ing in animal food at night, using bird seed for parrots because it contains peppers, which bears dont like and placing nail beds under windo ws, but only in rural areas that dont have neighborhood children. BEARS FROM PAGE A A 1 Phil Attinger/News-SunMike Orlando, bear management coordinator for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, explains to a group of bear stakeholders on Tuesday night that securing their garbage, such as in a locking roller can as the one beside him, is the only certain way to keep bears from their home. However, he also said that bears that have been food-conditioned, they will look for human food garbage at someone elses home. BY BARR YY FOSTER NEWS-S SUn N CORRESPOn N DEn N T SEBRING Sebring City Council members have taken the next step in the construction of a tness trail and disc golf course at the Max Long Recreation complex, as well as the installation of a new picnic pavilion at Veterans Beach Park. At its Tuesday night session, the council ap proved an interlocal agr eement that will see the city reimbursed up to $17,728 for the capital costs. According to the contract, $16,581 of that total will come from im pact fee dollars set aside for r ecr eation in the Sebring area. The idea initially was intr oduced back in May by Sebring Mayor John Shoop, who serves on the Highlands County Recreation and Parks A dvisor y Council. Shoop told the council he had discovered the city had $9,230 in money set aside in county recreation impact fees for the curr ent scal y ear. If we dont use it, it will just go back to the county, he said at the time. Shoop later report ed an additional $7,000 was av ailable that also could be funneled into the projects. The proposed tness trail and disc golf course is slated to be built on land adjacent to the YMCA and soccer elds at the Max Long. The trail would con sist of a running course with as many as 20 tness stations. Under ter ms of the accord, the trail would be built b y the YMCA and jointly maintained by the YMCA and the city. The city reportedly will purchase materials for the trail, including such things as pressuretreated lumber, galva nized pipe, concrete and har dwar e for the tness stations as well as baskets for the proposed disc golf course.Sebring recreation projects move forward Courtesy photoAktion Club of Highlands County teamed up Saturday, Oct. 4, with members of the South Florida State College Circle K International to pull invasive and poisonous plants out of the Heartland for Horses & Handicapped pasture in Avon Park. Claire Miller (in front) leads the CKI in the project. Other CKI members attending were (from left) Olivia Sanchez, Jose Sanchez and Kenia Villalva. Aktion Club member Eva Monk (second from right) works with the team. CKI and Akion Club are sponsord by Kiwanis Club of Sebring.TEAMWORK The Least ExpensiveFuneral I Ionic in Polk( Dorm is 011*0-iIII-I tile"reat Service-; illHiLhlands County I ou!!Full Service BurialIncludes: All Scrv ices.Casket & VaultI'ac yOur Re.pcclNot 'Our Life Sav im,:sCremator} on premises.Phone 24 HOUrs Dail\(863) 669-1617N\'0911 East I-d,-,ctinod I)r.Lakeland. Floridal EUn rvdlk1,(l I-f I 1,C


www.newssun.comFriday, October 10, 2014 | NEWSSS U nN | A5 NEWS-SSUnN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927Romona Washington Publisher Scott Dressel Editor VIEWPOINTS ANOTHER VIEW Y OO UR VIEWS Its been one year since the federal govern ment stumbled out of the gate enrolling c i tizens under the Affordable Healthcare Act, known to many as Obamacare. The initial computer glitches were report ed with glee by opponents of the healthcare plan. But, after those challenges w ere met, the program has proven to make a real dif ference in states that elected to expand Med icaid for their under-insured or uninsured. U nfor tunately, Florida was not one of those states. As our Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott sit determined not to accept billions of dollars in federal aid for our working poor and un employed, other states are reaping the ben ets. O n the O ct. 1 anniversary of the ACAs birth, the Department of Health and Hu man Services and the Kaiser Family Foundation released their ndings on the impact of Obamacar e as outlined by writer Jonathan Cohn. They concurred that: Medicaid eligibility levels, uninsured admis sions to hospitals had fallen by 30 percent. Nevada for having the highest rate of unin sured residents about 20 percent in 2013. buted a year ago, 10-12 million more Americans have health insurance. ACA are less likely to experience nancial distress and much more likely to report bet ter mental health, according to a study in Or egon. pected an even higher enrollment in 2015. Califor nia is the exception and that state has the highest enrollment numbers now. skyrocketed in the past 20 years, the 20-year projection by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services show a much slower rise in rates projected to be only 1.1 percent between 2012 and 2023. est targets for its opponents. But, according to the C ongr essional Budget Ofce, for ev ery dollar in new spending, there has been at least one dollar in new r ev enue or spend ing cuts. According to the Committee for a R esponsible F ederal Budget, the total bill for federal health care programs will be lower than predicted when the ACA became law. The popular cry by lawmakers in the most conservative states such as South Carolina and Florida, about the government going bankrupt because of Medicaid expansion, will prove to be nothing more than political hyperbole. ly, those already sick and the unemployed str uggle to nd insur ance or give up and take advantage of hospital emergency rooms for treatment, those in other states are se cure with their healthcare. And the billions of dollars that would have been headed our way, are being spent in other states. ers continue to stubbornly cling to a stance on M edicaid expansion that is being proven short-sighted and just plain wrong.An editorial from the Polk County Democrat.Glen Nickerson President JOIN TT HE C OO N vV ER S aA TIO NLetters to the editor should be 250 words or less. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, content, clarity and libel. Submission of a letter does not guar antee publication. All letters should include name, address and phone number Anonymous letters will be re jected. T wo letters per month per writer are allowed. Guest columns may be sub mitted once a month. All letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writer not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Submissions can be made via two methods: OO NLINEAt forms/ or email editor@newssun.comM aA IL/DROP OO FF2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, Fla., 33870Obamacares birthday not celebrated here EE co-playgrounds o r food? one would think our state should buy up agricultural land, convert it to conser v ation land, and let it lay fallow and unproductive. Thats what Amendment 1 will do. Amendment 1 specifically names rural and agr icultur al lands as prime targets for Flor ida Forever conservation land purchases and for ces the legislatur e to set aside $500 million a y ear $19 billion over 20 years, to pur chase it. Agr iculture is the backbone of Floridas understand Amendment 1 will put farmers, r anchers and green houses out of production and, thus, out of business These ar e the people who produce our food and much of the r est of the nations food. force us into a situation where we must pay mor e to impor t food we are capable of producing in our own back yar d. we will lose. Our nurseries produce ornamental and landscape plants that ar e a top ranked cash crop, contributing hundreds of millions of dollars and thousands of pr ivatesector jobs to our state economy. Floridians must reject Amendment 1. O ur state is not just for tourists, and our states productive agricultur al land should not be conv er ted to eco-tour ple need to work, and people need to eat. N o farms, no food. Remember, it will take a 60 percent yes vote to get it added to take 60 percent to get it removed. Dont let them do it. Vote No.JEANNE PARZYGNATSebringEver have to eat on the y? How about on the quiet? / ter my son goes to sleep crib after pacing him around the house, softpad to the kitchen like a cat on the coun tertop, and gently remove food from the fr idge or pantr y like a Jenga player making his next move. carry boxes, bags, car tons and bottles to another part of the house to x my food, because the kitchen is too centr al and too loud. D r apes and carpets beat tile and Formica. how to gather plastic forks, spoons, plates and bowls for my ear ly morning dinner/ br eakfast/snack. They are lighter and dont clang, clatter, ring or gong when you set them down too two of Cheerios into those two hours from babys asleep until dawn. Thats nothing new. meals at odd hours. Breakfast has some times been at noon: A doughnut and coffee or whatev er crackers were in my desk. L unch has been a sandwich, well after the evening deadline. Leno or Letterman. Since the arrival of our little boy, my wife while she eats, then she holds and feeds Occasionally hes sits in a baby seat between us. Those of you with children realize that they know when Mom and Dad are alone to gether. C omedian J eff Fox worthy theorized that childr en can sense when parents are alone, and will wake up wanting a drink of water. Our boy just has a good sense of this. He can either hear or smell when dinner is ready and wants to eat when we eat. Or he may just want to check out the refrig erator, looking expectantly at my tacos con salsa v er de.... him his own fridge now before he hits 13 vegetable garden and Phil Attinger can be reached at phil.attinger@newssun. com or 385-6155, ext. 541 and followed @PhilAttinger.Ill sneak a snack REAL LL IFEPhil Attinger ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. ..................... ......... ...........................................................................................................................................PSdkli?JUflScuMtN,r''Gdr1112 J y\CNA 'SING...........................................................U IV Y ^ n AND THIS GUY ISREP, E H( WEARING Boo1saTUECuND.,.r art rw F


A6 | NEWSSS U nN | Friday, October 10, 2014 Scott Dressel/News-SunDeputies place a man into the back seat of a patrol car Thursday morning in Sebring. The man, whose identity was not released, was reportedly suering a medical issue as he was driving very slowly southbound on U.S. 27. He had almost caused several accidents but wouldnt stop when the rst deputy tried to pull him over. It took six units before the mans blue pickup truck was stopped in front of 2003 U.S. 27 South in Sebring. The man was transported from the scene in an ambulance.SLOW-MOTION PUR sS UIT END sS sS AF eE LY II N S eE BRING SPECIAL TO THE NEWs S-SUn N TALLAHASSEE The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced today that the F lor ida Forest Ser vice is now accepting applications for the C ogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program. Invasive cogongrass spreads quickly and aggressively and can cause long-term prob lems if left untreated, said S tate F orester Jim Karels. In addition to reducing the productivity and value of for ests and rangelands, it can gr eatly incr ease the risk and severity of wildre. Cogongrass is an invasive, non-native grass that occurs in F lor ida and sever al other southeastern states C ogongrass infestations negatively affect tree regeneration, growth and sur viv al, as well as wildlife habitat, native plant diversity, forage quality and property values. They also increase the risk of wildres and alter re behavior. The C ogongr ass Treatment CostShare Program is of fered for non-industrial private lands in all F lor ida counties. It provides reimburse ment of 50 percent of the cost to tr eat C ogongrass infestations for two consecutiv e years. Applicants who wish to conduct treatments in 2014 may ap ply through Oct. 3. Applicants who wish to conduct tr eatments in 2015 may apply from through Feb. 27, 2015. To learn more about this program and obtain an application for m, contact a local Florida Forest Service ofce or visit www. FreshFromFlorida. com/Divisions-Ofces/Florida-ForestS er vice. All qualifying applications will be evaluated and ranked for approval. This program is supported thr ough a gr ant from the U.S. Forest Ser vice. The F lor ida For est Service manages mor e than 1 million acres of public for est land while protecting 26 million acres of homes for estland and natural resources from the devastating effects of wildre. Cogongrass Treatment program accepting applications from residentssaid. Detectives have learned that our victim was currently the victim of a sexual abuse case with the same man as the offender Sneed was arrested on Aug. 27 and accused of sexual battery on the victim. He was initially held with no bond, but that was changed to $100,000 at which time he bonded out of jail. As a condition of bond, S need was as signed a public defender was to have no contact with the victim, was only allowed to travel within H ighlands and H ardee counties and was r equir ed to turn in all travel documents. Sneed appeared at a court arraignment on that charge on Sept. 29 and a pre-trial confer ence was set for Nov. 18. O ctober is Domestic Violence Awareness M onth and this case only spotlights the ser ious problem of dating and family violence. It is possible that our victim was murdered so that she could not testify against this guy s violence Be a voice against violence and domestic abuse and make a difference for a victim, Benton said in a press release. At least one neighbor reported that Abrams housemates said the woman was killed ex ecution-style when a man br oke into the house and opened r e while she was in a bathroom preparing to go to work. One of the housemates reportedly was home at the time and chased the shoot er as he ed, smashing the windshield of the getaway vehicle with a beer bottle HCSO got a call to the emergency dispatch center about a disturbance with gunshots at the Abrams home shor tly about 7:45 / a.m. H ays said deputies arrived on scene and found the womans body inside the two-story home. A bulletin was re leased that an armed and danger ous suspect had ed the scene in a bluish-gr een v ehicle with a broken windshield, likely headed nor th on U.S. 27 to ward Avon Park. As law enforcement re ceived additional information, specic addresses in and out of the county w er e targeted for surveillance. The F lor ida Highway Patrol located a possible vehicle in DeSoto County matching the descr iption. Troopers detained that vehicle and driver until it was deter mined b y detectives that this person and vehicle were not linked to the killing. HCSO Det. Sgt. B r ian Kramer went to a home in Avon Park the suspect was known to frequent and located a vehicle that matched the suspect car. De tectives and deputies surr ounded the house and the suspect came out and surr endered to law enforcement, Hays said in a press release. Yellow crime scene tape blocked the 200 block of Blue Moon Avenue much of the day Thursday A HCSO mobile command center took up a position in the middle of the r oad as deputies awaited a sear ch warrant before entering the house to gather evidence S earch warrants were also requested for the suspect vehicle and the home where the suspect was located. I t is important to follow procedure and not get in a hurry with a case like this to ensure a good identication and prosecution, said Benton. An unexpected surpr ise came when Ralph R osenber g, who bicycles on Blue Moon Avenue daily, spotted a spent shell casing on the edge of the r oad. H e picked up the brass casing and handed it to a sheriffs deputy who examined it and said it was from a 9-mm weapon. The deputy bagged the shell casing as evidence, indicating that might have been the same caliber as the murder weapon. Rosenberg said he bikes on that road dai ly and was condent the shell casing was not ther e a day earlier A neighbor living about a block to the east of the cr ime scene said he saw a car matching the descr iption of the suspect vehicle drive by his house befor e 8 / a.m. The neighbor, who identied himself only as R obert, said he didnt hear or see anything unusual until a bevy of sheriffs vehicles arrived on scene. A neighbor a block to the w est said he saw and hear d nothing unusual Thursday morning. He said he didn t know the victim but that they often exchanged friendly waves as she drove past his house The sher iff said anyone with information on this or any other domestic violence case should be sur e to call the HCSO C riminal Investigations Unit at 863-402-7250. Any one with information who wants to r emain anonymous and be eligible for a cash r eward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800226-TIPS(8477), or visit www.heartland Anonymity is guar anteed. MURDER FROM PAGE A A 1 Katara Simmons/News-SunHighlands County Sheris Oce detective Nathan Coogan (left) and crime scene investigator Stacy Andrews talk to Ralph Rosenberg on Thursday during a homicide investigation at Sun N Lake in Lake Placid. Rosenberg lives nearby the crime scene and found a shell casing (below) that he thought might be related during his morning bike ride. SPECIAL TO THE NEWs S-sS Un N KOA and Lazydays RV Partner For First Oktoberfest at O keechobee Rally in Florida October 17-20 This October, the Okeechobee KOA Campground will be trans formed into a Bavarian festival for the rst K O A/Lazydays RV Oktoberbest at Okeechobee RV Rally. The event will be held Oct. 1720 at the campground, one of KOAs agship locations in Flor ida. The rally will include more than 350 sites at the K O A and will have fun activities, work shops, cooking demontrations, enter tainment, a Lazy days RV show and catered meals. Oktoberfest at Okeechobee is a joint effort between KOA and Lazydays, in partnership with Fantasy RV Tours. The event is part Expo, part carnival. The price of the rally includes access to all Oktoberfest events, including catered pool par ties and meals, the Oktoberbest Beer G arden, daily live enter tainment, prize drawings, a ten nis tournament and clinic, water aerobics classes, a Lazydays R V sho w, RV tips and tricks seminars, cooking and photography wor kshops a pet parade, Bingo for KOA Care Camps for chil dren with cancer, open house tours of K O A deluxe cabins and park models, special craft classes and a last-day mimosa brunch. This will be a great chance for campers to enjoy a true rally atmosphere while staying at one of our best KOA campgrounds, said KOA CEO Jim Rogers. KOA camping is all about relation ships and the fun of interacting with other campers. Rallies like O ktober fest at Okeechobee can be a showcase for great KOA camping. Lazydays is proud to be partnering with KOA to present this incr edible r ally to our loyal cus tomers, said John Lebbad, chief mar keting ofcer for Lazy days RV. Costs are $495 for two people with an RV; $395 for one person with an RV; and $235 for each additional person. For more information, call 1-866-265-7289.Inaugural Oktoberfest at Okeechobee planned at KOA campground Oct. 17-20 _L t POlldiIRIFFswnmr 1 4... .................................................... ...


p www.newssun.comFriday, October 10, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | A7 BY BRITTANY WHITTINGTON NEWS-SUN CORRESPONDENT SEBRING An important night was at hand for the Lady Blue Streaks Tuesday night. After a slow night on Monday against Moore Haven, the Streaks knew it was crucial to pick up the pace if they wanted to grasp the rst place in their district. And they did just that, beating Lemon Bay 18-25, 25-20, 2515, 25-21 to lock up the top seed. We were a little slow the rst game, after recovering from a really slow game against Moore Haven Monday night. But we picked up the energy and got some momentum in the second game. We were neck and neck the entire time, but we nished strong and won the second, third, and fourth, said Sebring senior Caylin Webb. Now we are the No. 1 seed in our district. It felt so awesome. It was a really exciting win. We just have to keep working in order to win districts now. The Streaks will be looking to score their rst district title since 2003. They host the District 11-5A tournament starting Oct. 20. The Lady Streaks were in hot pursuit of district title last season, but came up just short to Lemon Bay. Sebring traveled up the road Thursday night to challenge county rival Avon Park. Pick up Sundays edition of the NewsSun for results. SPORTS Last Saturday night marked the beginning of what should be some of the best bass and crappie shing of the year. Overnight temperatures dipped down to 59 degrees locally, and the entire week was forecasted to have milder, overnight lows in the 60s. For many of us, weve been waiting for this change in air temperatures because it typically begins to cool the water temperatures from their highs in the mid-80s and low-90s to a more respectable, and perhaps more comfortable, water temperature for bass and crappie. As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, these cool overnight temperatures will have a dramatic impact on all game sh. Many will return from the deeper water, where theyve spent much of the summer months feeding voraciously in preparation for the upcoming spawn. Bass shermen often look forward to spring and the spawning season when the bass move shallow in search of areas to build their beds and lay their eggs. But here in Highlands County, that could be anywhere from December to May, and as many of you know, thats a long period of varying weather conditions when the shing is often good, but often frustrating. In the fall, the window of opportunity is much shorter. And unlike the spawning period when small buck bass will strike anything near their nest and the big females often suffer from lockjaw, everybody puts on the feedbag after a long, hot summer. Daytime highs will continue to be in the mid to upper 80s all week, but with longer nights in the 60s, waters will cool and shing should get better and better. Typically, as the cold fronts begin passing through, wind Good fishing starts now FISHIN AROUNDDon Norton FRIDAY NIGHT PREVIEW BY JAMES TAYLOR NEWS-SUN CORRESPONDENT AVON PARK The Avon Park Red Devils travel to Wauchula tonight to face a team that is much better than their 2-3 record may indicate in the Hardee Wildcats. The Red Devils have played a tough schedule to this point of the season and it does not get any Avon Park facing tough test tonight in Hardee James Taylor/News-SunAvon Parks Darius Council continues to improve at quarterback, according to head coach Wade Jackson. BY DAVID DEGENARO NEWS-SUN CORRESPONDENT SEBRING The Sebring Blue Streaks are coming off a very tough loss against Lake Region a close game which was only decided by three points in the nal seconds. The 22-19 score was surprising, considering the 300 yards of penalties against the Blue Streaks. The Streaks have shown Blue Streaks looking for homecoming win Toni Jenkinsand the Streaks hope to rebound from last weeks tough loss and get a homecoming victory tonight CHARLES ODUM ASSOCIATED PRESS ATHENS, Ga. An important Southeastern Conference Eastern Division showdown is being overshadowed this week by another deluge of compelling SEC West games. The only ranked teams from the SEC East will meet on Saturday when No. 13 Georgia visits No. 23 Missouri in a game which could provide some clarity in the muddled East race. The game has been set for an early 11 a.m. CDT kickoff as if to serve as a warmup for offerings from the West the nations most powerful division. Georgia receiver Michael Bennett insists hes not insulted by the powerful West overshadowing the East in the regular season. He said the East will have its chance to shine in the SEC championship game. Bennett said he hopes the heavyweights in the West bludgeon each other before the Dec. 6 title game in Atlanta. They can have all their fun right now, but all that matters is once we get to Atlanta, whoever wins that game is SEE DON | A10SEE AVON | A10SEE STREAKS | A10SEC West hogging spotlightSEE SEC | A10 MARK LONG ASSOCIATED PRESS GAINESVILLE Florida coach Will Muschamp is dealing with two off-theeld issues, a sexual assault allegation he called a very serious charge and a ght between teammates he labeled a tremendous misunderstanding. You handle things in life and you move forward, Muschamp said Wednesday. Thats what were going to do. Muschamp made his rst public comments since it was announced Monday that freshman quarterback Treon Harris had been suspended inde nitely while authorities investigate sexual assault allegations made against him. Its a very serious charge and theres been no change in his status, Muschamp said. I feel very comfortable in how weve approached this situation. The program banned Harris from all team activities during the investigation. The school said a female student accused Harris of sexually assaulting her Muschamp: Harris facing serious chargeCoach very comfortable with how Florida handling Harris sexual assault investigation MCTThe headaches continue for Will Muschamp and the Gators, who face LSU on Saturday. Streaks top Lemon Bay to clinch district top seed Dan Hoehne/News-SunHannah Gotsch hammers one past this Lemon Bay defender Tuesday night. SEE UF | A9 t' x F-' fVIAp8... .................................................... ....


A8 | NEWSSS U nN | Friday, October 10, 2014 High School Football Tonight Avon Park at Hardee, 7:30 p.m.; Tenoroc at Sebring, 7:30 p.m. College Volleball Saturday SFSC at Lake Sumter State College quad match, 11 a.m. Thursday Lake Placid at Sebring, 4 p.m. TODAYAUTO RACING CC OLLEGE FOOTBALL GOL fF MAJOR LEAGUE PLAYO ffFF S SATURDAYAUTO RACING COLLEGE fF OO TBALL GOL fF mM AJOR LEAGUE PLAYO ffFF S NN H LL SpSP ORTS OO N TV CC O mM ING UU P YY M CACA YY out h BB ask etball registering now SEB RR ING TT he Highlands C ounty Family YY MC AA is conducting a sign-up for their YY outh B asketball Program for children ages 4-15. AA ny questions call 863-382-9622. NUNU -H OO P EE Fu n SS ho ot is SS at urdayLI TT HI AA TT he N UU H OO P E Fun Shoot, presented by Mosaic, will be held on S atur day at FishHawk Sporting Clays in Lithia. RR egistration opens at 8:30 / a.m., with the competition begin ning at 9 / a.m. Entr y fee is $75 per shooter and includes a great steak and shrimp lunch, sponsored by Lykes Bros. P r oceeds from this event will benet N UU -H OO P E Elder Care Services and be used to enhance services for seniors. For more informa tion, please contact Laur ie M urphy at 863382-2134 or via email at MurphyL@nuhope. org YY ou may also visit www .nuhopeelder car for additional information and a cop y of the r egistra tion form. SS unrise RR ot ary 5K is SS at urdaySEB RR ING TT he Sebr ing Sunrise RR otary will be having their 2nd annual RR ed, White and B lue 5K RR un, W alk or Stride event on Saturday at Highlands Hammock State Park. Check-in begins at 6:30 / a.m., with the race starting at 8 / a.m. AA ll pr oceeds will benet the Honor Fights Network for local veterans. Entry fee paid on the day of the race is $25. For more informa tion, please call RR amon at (863)381-6875. GG olf F OREORE Ho mes coming upSEB RR ING Mountain TT op P roductions presents the annual Golf F OROR E H omes tour nament on Saturday, OO ct. 18, at Countr y Club of Sebring, benetting Highlands C ounty H abitat for Humanity. RR egistration is at 7:30 / a.m. and shotgun start at 8:30 / a.m. F our-person teams will be ighted by handicap. Entry fee includes a complimentary prac tice round and reception on Friday, OO ct. 17, at the C ountry Club Grill. Entry also includes continental breakfast, goodie bags, prizes, snacks and beverages on the course. AA $2,000 hole-inone sponsor ed by Cohan RR adio Gr oup and chance to win a new vehicle spon sored by AA lan Jay AA utomotive N etwork. Entry fee is $75 per player, $300 per team or $350 for team and hole sponsorship. DD o wnload entry form at www.habitathigh P lease contact Habitat for Humanity at 863-385-7156 for additional information or email team infor mation to GG reen Dragon 5 K is OO ct 18L AA KE PL AA CI DD TT he Lake P lacid High School Green DD ragons Cross Country team is having their 4th AA nnual G reen DD ragon 5K RR un/Walk on Saturday, OO ct. 18, at 8 / a.m. P lease visit the high schools webpage for an entry form and more information. TT he cost is $20 and includes a DD ry -Fit shirt all K-12 stu dents are $10. AA ll pr oceeds support this years team.Haunted Halloween 5K/10K set AA V OO N P ARAR K RR idge AA r ea AA r cs Sixth AA nnual H alloween 5K/10K RR ace will have a haunted twist this year on Saturday, OO ct. 25, at 8:30 / a.m. in Highlands Hammock State Park. TT he r ace, coordi nated by Chet Brojek, will benet RR idge AA r ea AA r c, providing oppor tunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities TT her e will also be a OO ne Mile F un RR un for kids under 10. AA wards will be giv en to the 5K and 10K overall male and fe male winners; rst, second and thir d place nishers in each age category; partic ipant with the most money r aised for the AA r c; and the best Halloween Costume. Early entry fee is $20, which includes a DD ri-F it shirt through OO ct. 21, when the fee goes up to $25. S hirts are guaranteed for early registrations only. Children 10 and under may participate for $10, but a shirt is not included at this rate. TT he registration fee also includes ad mission to the park. Checks should be made payable and mailed to RR idge AA r ea AA r c, 120 W. College DD riv e, AA von P ark, FL 33825. DD onations r aised may be turned in the day of the race. Entry forms and pledge sheets are available at the AA r c, on Facebook at RR idge AA r ea AA r c, at www., or by e-mail at rbeckman@ For questions, call RR honda B eckman at 863-452-1295, ext. 112. SS ebring CC h amber GG lo w GG olf on tapSEB RR ING TT he Gr eater Sebring Chamber of Commerce will hold its inaugural Shot in the DD ark G low Golf TT ournament, pr esent ed by Positive Medical TT ranspor t, on Friday, Nov. 7, at Sun N Lake Golf Club. Golfers are challenged by playing nine holes in the dar k of night, guided by glow sticks throughout the course, and a glow-inthe-dark golf ball. TT he tour nament be gins in the early evening with nine holes of tr aditional golf, a break for dinner and cocktails, then golfers head back out for the back nine glow style. TT he ev ent is a fourperson scramble with handicapped ights. TT her e will be cash prizes: $2,000 for hole-in-one, $250 for longest drive and $250 for closest to the pin. Entry fee is $70 per player, or $250 for a four-person team, and includes greens fee, cart, drinks on the course, dinner and snacks. Corporate sponsor ship include a fourperson team and hole sign for $325. H ole sponsor signs are only $100. RR egistration is at 2 / p .m., and a shotgun start at 3 / p .m. AA ll pr oceeds benet the Sebring Chamber of Commerce. For questions, call 863-385-8448 or email information@sebring. org. TT o register visit bringchamberglowgolf.Meals OO n Whe els GG ol f tourney is NN ov. 22SEB RR ING TT he 15th AA nnual S ebring Meals OO n Wheels G olf TT ournament will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Golf Hammock Country Club. AA continental br eak fast starts the morning with a shotgun star t at 8 / a.m. AA luncheon will follo w the tournament. E ntr y fee is $65 per player, or $260 a team in the charity tournament. Each player receives 18 holes of golf, con tinental breakfast, lunch, and is eligible to participate in the hole-in-one challenges, putting contest, door prizes, 50/50 dr awing, and silent auction mulli gan tickets will also be av ailable Corporate sponsors, hole sponsors, door prizes and silent auction items are needed. TT wo corporate sponsorship packages ar e av ailable: G old sponsors are $500, and receive a sign with the sponsor s name or company logo, complimentary four some and two carts for the tour nament; and Platinum sponsors, $1,000, receive signage two complimentar y foursomes, and four car ts for the event. Hole sponsors are $100 per hole. For more information about supporting or participating in this ev ent, contact the DD irector of OO perations Mary Margaret Staik, at 863-402-1818. Volunteers are needed, not just for the golf tour nament, but all year to deliver meals. Please consider volunteering if you have r eliable tr ansportation and a good driving record. TT o become a volunteer or to sign up as a client for the meal delivery, call 863-4021818. LOCAl L SPORTs S SNAPs S HOTs S National Football LeagueAll Times EDT AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Buffalo 3 2 0 .600 96 89 New England 3 2 0 .600 123 107 Miami 2 2 0 .500 96 97 N.Y. Jets 1 4 0 .200 79 127 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 3 2 0 .600 156 108 Houston 3 2 0 .600 104 87 Tennessee 1 4 0 .200 88 139 Jackson ville 0 5 0 .000 67 169 Nor th W L T Pct PF PA Cincinnati 3 1 0 .750 97 76 Baltimore 3 2 0 .600 116 80 Pittsburgh 3 2 0 .600 114 108 Cle veland 2 2 0 .500 103 105 W est W L T Pct PF PA San Diego 4 1 0 .800 133 63 Denver 3 1 0 .750 116 87 Kansas City 2 3 0 .400 119 101 Oakland 0 4 0 .000 51 103 NA TIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Philadelphia 4 1 0 .800 156 132 Dallas 4 1 0 .800 135 103 N.Y Giants 3 2 0 .600 133 111 W ashington 1 4 0 .200 112 136 South W L T Pct PF PA Carolina 3 2 0 .600 104 120 Atlanta 2 3 0 .400 151 143 Ne w Orleans 2 3 0 .400 132 141 T ampa Bay 1 4 0 .200 103 156 Nor th W L T Pct PF PA Detroit 3 2 0 .600 99 79 Green Ba y 3 2 0 .600 134 106 Minnesota 2 3 0 .400 101 126 Chicago 2 3 0 .400 116 131 W est W L T Pct PF PA Arizona 3 1 0 .750 86 86 Seattle 3 1 0 .750 110 83 San F rancisco 3 2 0 .600 110 106 St. Louis 1 3 0 .250 84 119 Thur sdays Game Green Bay 42, Minnesota 10 Sundays Games Cleveland 29, Tennessee 28 New Orleans 37, Tampa Bay 31, OT Dallas 20, Houston 17, OT Carolina 31, Chicago 24 Philadelphia 34, St. Louis 28 N.Y. Giants 30, Atlanta 20 Buffalo 17, Detroit 14 Indianapolis 20, Baltimore 13 Pittsburgh 17, Jacksonville 9 Denver 41, Arizona 20 San Francisco 22, Kansas City 17 San Diego 31, N.Y. Jets 0 New England 43, Cincinnati 17 Open: Miami, Oakland Mondays Game Seattle 27, Washington 17 Thursday Indianapolis at Houston, late Sunday Jacksonville at Tennessee, 1 / p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 1 / p.m. Baltimore at T ampa Bay, 1 / p.m. Den ver at N.Y. Jets, 1 / p.m. Ne w England at Buffalo, 1 / p.m. Carolina at Cincinnati, 1 / p.m. Pittsburgh at Cle veland, 1 / p.m. Green Ba y at Miami, 1 / p.m. San Diego at Oakland, 4:05 / p.m. Dallas at Seattle, 4:25 / p.m. W ashington at Arizona, 4:25 / p.m. Chicago at Atlanta, 4:25 / p.m. N.Y Giants at Philadelphia, 8:30 / p.m. Open: Kansas City New Orleans Monday San Francisco at St. Louis, 8:30 / p.m.Major League SoccerAll Times EDT EASTERN W L T Pts GF GA x-D .C. 15 9 7 52 46 34 New England 15 13 3 48 46 43 Sporting Kansas City 13 11 7 46 45 37 New York 11 9 11 44 49 46 Columbus 11 10 10 43 44 38 Toronto FC 11 13 7 40 42 49 Houston 11 14 6 39 36 51 Philadelphia 9 10 12 39 46 45 Chicago 5 8 18 33 38 46 Montreal 6 18 7 25 34 54 WESTERN W L T Pts GF GA x-Seattle 19 9 3 60 61 47 x-Los Angeles 17 5 9 60 66 31 Real Salt Lake 13 8 10 49 50 39 FC Dallas 14 11 6 48 52 42 Por tland 11 9 12 45 59 52 Vancouver 10 8 13 43 40 40 Colorado 8 15 8 32 42 58 San Jose 6 14 11 29 35 47 Chivas USA 7 18 6 27 26 58 NOTE: Three points for victory one point for tie. xclinched playoff berth Wednesdays Games Houston 1, Toronto FC 0 Portland 3, San Jose 0 Todays Games Chicago at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 / p.m. V ancouver at Seattle FC, 10 / p.m. Saturda ys Games New England at Montreal, 4 / p.m. Columbus at Philadelphia, 7 / p.m. T oronto FC at New York, 7 / p.m. San Jose at Real Salt Lak e, 9:30 / p.m. Colorado at Chivas USA, 10:30 / p.m. Sunda ys Games D.C. United at Houston, 3 / p.m. Los Angeles at FC Dallas, 7 / p.m. Thur sday, Oct. 16 New England at Houston, 8 / p.m. F riday, Oct. 17 Real Salt Lake at Portland, 10 / p.m. Saturda y, Oct. 18 Montreal at Toronto FC, 2 / p.m. FC Dallas at Colorado, 3 / p.m. Spor ting Kansas City at Philadelphia, 7 / p.m. Chicago at D .C. United, 7 / p.m. V ancouver at San Jose, 10:30 / p.m. Sunda y, Oct. 19 Columbus at New York, 3 / p.m. Seattle FC at Los Angeles, 8:30 / p.m. NEWSSUNNo matter how you read thenews, we've got you coveredHighlands County's Hometown Newspaper Since


www.newssun.comFriday, October 10, 2014 | NEWSSS U nN | A9 Voted FASTEST OIL CHANGE 12 Years in a Row!WE SERVICE DIESELS AND SEMIS. FLEET ACCOUNTS WELCOME.MOTOR HOMES, OIL CHANGE, FULL SERVICE:471-0700 | 3447 U.S. South, Sebring (across from Dunkin Donuts)RACE THRU KWIK LUBE RACE THRU KWIK LUBE$39.95AND UP 3092947 283US27North,VillageFountainPlazaSebringrfnt Weareaonestopforallyourlighting bfntrtntffBulbsBallastsSecurityLightingFluorescentFixturesMirrorsTable&FloorLampsCeilingMedallionsLampShadesLightFixturesCeilingFansAccessoriesAndmore! WeareanHGTV HomeRetail Showroom!TheonlyHGTVlighting dealerinHighlandsCounty! 3088933 Golf HammockLast Monday, Oct. 6, the Mezza Group played Indi vidual Pro-Am Points. In A group Mike Anselm won with +5 and Jim Gulick took second place with +2. B group was won by Bob Trier at +3 and Bob Troup took second place with a -4. In C group Les Camp place while John Robert sons -1 placed him in sec ond. D group was won by Dan ny Geier with a +11 easily outpacing David Mulligans +5 who took second place. E group saw Joe Hyz nys +7 take top honors while T erry Y andle grabbed second place with +6 and Dave Hankinsons -1 gave him third place. Delbert Nelson won F group with a +3 and Kenny Porter took second place with a -2. In G group Bob Hughes place at +4. Finally, H group also saw Doug Haire and Dick Lind say both with +2. Next Monday Oct. 13, the Mezza Group will continue to play at Golf Hammock beginning at 7:45 / a.m. Please arrive by 7:30 / a.m. For more information and to sign up to play call Pete at 863-382-1280 or 863414-2110.Harder HallA hole-in-one was record ed on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Paul Stout, as witnessed by James Bateman, used a hybrid 4, sent his shot on the 154-yard No. 5 hole onto the green and into the cup. Congratulations to Paul achievement.Lake June WestIn the Mens League on Oct. 8, the foursome of Norm Grubbs, Jack McGin nis, Dick Reaney and John and the foursome of Rick Loomis, Neil Isett, Don Bolton and Bruce Myers was second with 43. Closest to the pin on No. 2 was Jack McGinnis at 20-feet-8, on No. 4 was Dick Reaney at 23-feet4 and on No. 8 was Artie Mau at 10-feet-8. A Mixed Scramble was played on Thursday, Oct. 2. The Eades, Doyan and Donna, teamed with Don Boulton and Barb Syden stricker to score a 52 and get the win. The Heaths, Larry and Chris, joined Bob and Elaine Orr and carded a 58 for second, while John and Gloria Huggett played with Margaret Schultz and Charlotte Mathew to come in with a 62 for third. In closest to the pin, John Hugett hit to 30feet, 8-inches from No. 4, Donna Eades to 12-feet, 4-inches from No. 2 and Sydenstricker to a mere 3-feet, 9-inches from No. 8. LOCAl L GOl L F SCOREs S around 3 / a.m. Sunday hours after he helped F lor ida (3-1, 1-1 Southeastern Confer ence) rally to beat Tennessee 10-9 in Knoxville. The Associated P r ess does not identify people who say they ar e victims of sexual assault. The univ ersity r eleased an 18-page incident report Wednesday after noon, but the major ity of it was redacted, with ofcials citing privacy laws. One of the few par ts that w ere viewable provided Har ris height, weight, hair color ey e color and date of birth. University of Florida spokeswoman Janine Sykes also outlined the steps for the school s student code of conduct review, which is required under a De partment of Education T itle IX feder al statute. Even if Harris faces no criminal charges, he could still face student code of conduct sanctions. M uschamp declined to answer several ques tions about the Harris case including when he found out about the incident, what he told the team and whether he thought Harris has any character aws. He said he felt hav ing a news conference was a little insensitive considering the cir cumstances but he expressed a need to move forward and manage your football team. He later added that its always tough seeing his players deal with adversity. It always hurts any time a young man goes through a tough situation, Muschamp said. I m not referring to that situation individually, but anytime you see our play ers hur t, you see a young man hurt, you spend a lot of time with him, its hard, its very hard. You get emotionally attached in all situations, abso lutely. H arr is might have been named the starter Monday, although Mus champ said Wednesday that str uggling four thyear junior Jeff Driskel would have played against the LSU Tigers (4-2, 0-2). Now, Driskel will start and highly touted freshman Will Grier will compete with Skyler Mornhinweg for the backup role. Driskel, who has started 19 games over the last three seasons, has completed 48 per cent of his passes in confer ence play for 447 yards, with four touch downs and six interceptions. UF FROM PAGE A A 7 Contact Us.13yR 1(863) 385-6155385-6155Uy maii2227 US Hwy 27SSebring, FL 33870by 1-IVKJwww newssun,com/contact/+JanK 9tM\www.newssunaJLN EWS SLNHighlands County's Hometown Newspaper Since 1927/C_


A10 | NEWSSS U nN | Friday, October 10, 2014 conditions will change as well. Since most cold fronts come down from the north, prevailing winds will generally be from the north and northeast. These will also help to cool the water and push bass shallower in search of food. Crappies, as well, will begin schooling up in large numbers, remaining in deeper water fol lowing bait sh and constantly feeding. Bass sher men will nd bass in areas they havent frequented in months, and they will be much mor e aggr essive, often striking anything that moves. Plastic worms, jigs and spinnerbaits work exceptionally well at this time of the y ear Crankbaits, shed in 6-10 feet of water, will also produce well, particularly on long points and quick drop-offs. Crappie shermen will nd huge schools of these sh roaming in water from 8-15 feet and once found, a limit of 25 can be taken pretty quickly. Most crappie shermen drift sh or troll for crappies at this time of the year with minnows or small crappie jigs. My favorite area to sh in October is Lake Istokpoga for crappies. I can usually nd slab crappies on the north end of the lake in 6 feet of water just west of Little Grassy Island. Because crappie schools may number in the hundreds, once you hit a school, be ready to cash in. My setup includes a couple of rods rigged with crap pie rigs two snelled, longshanked hooks with a sinker on the bottom, baited with minno ws. I ll set the r ods up as I drift and at the same time, Ill cast and work a small crappie jig. Once the action starts, Im quickly forced to work only one rod. Most of the crappies I catch in Lake Istokpoga are in the 10to 12-inch range, although last year I did catch a few monsters over 14 inches. When youre shing a double hook rig such as the one I use, its not uncommon to catch two of these slabs at the same time. Its also pretty easy to lose a good sh boat-side due to their paper mouths. Always have a small net handy when crappie shing, because you never know when that big one decides to bite, and when he does, if you try to ip him in the boat, his sheer weight will often allow the hook to pull through. Ive lost some pretty nice crappies by not us ing a net. D r ift shing can be a lot of fun since youre likely to catch just about anything. Most sh eat minnows and, as a result, Ill typically catch catsh, bluegills, shellcrackers and ev en bass in my dr ifts for crappie. B ut usually once youve hit a school of crappies, its one af ter another, and theyre often the same siz e Bass on the other hand can still be unpredictable at this time of the year. Although they instinctively move shallow as the water cools not all bass ev er do the same thing at the same time. Fall can be a great time to work that water behind you. Buck Perry, the Father of Structure Fishing used to say, For most shermen, if theyd just turn around and sh out away from shore, theyd catch more sh. Water depths in the 8to 10foot range often are more pro ductive than shallow water, par ticularly at the start of the fall shing season. M any bass mo ve in from deeper water sanctuaries and stage in offshore water, then making daily runs into the shallow for food. This is not uncommon, and even going into the pre-spawn ing time period around December and January, this 8to 10foot water depth can pr oduce well. Crankbaits can be highly effective when used more as a sear ch tool, and once the bass are located, a Carolina rig or Jig & Pig work best. The fall shing season is short compared to other times of the year, but its often the best, so get out there and try your luck!Don Norton is a professional tournament Courtesy photoCrappies will begin schooling up in large numbers, remaining in deeper water following bait sh and constantly feeding. DON FROM PAGE A A 7easier with Hardee. Though Hardee has only won two games, the Wildcats are 1-1 in games against teams that have also played Avon Park, losing to Fort Meade, 26-9, and beating Frostproof, 21-14. They also have beaten the Sebring Blue Streaks, 23-13. They are much bet ter than what their r ecor d shows, said head coach Wade Jackson. They are a solid, typical Hardee football team. Jackson said the Devils dont plan any major changes on of fense in terms of the scheme or play calling, though some injuries have forced a shift in some position assignments, the most notable being that J osh Jones will be moved to running back. We are not sure how long Moise Sat ine will be able to go, said J ackson. Jones wanted the opportunity and he has been running hard in practice. Well see how it goes. Jackson noted that the Devils will have to hold on to the ball as well as move it to have any chance. Defensively, Jackson said the Devils have to focus on wrapping up and making tackles. (The Wildcats) have a couple of play ers that if you go high on, y ou ar e going to have a rough night, said Jackson. Jackson and the coaching staff are pleased how the younger players have matured during the year, despite the fact the team is still look ing for its rst win. (Dar ius) Council continues to get better, said Jackson of his sophomor e quar terback. He is not quite to the point wher e he can always read the defense and make adjustments, but he is progressing every game. Our players remain positive and are work ing hard, Jackson added. We will go to Wauchula, play hard and see what happens. S tar t time is 7:30 / p .m. at Wildcat Stadium in Wauchula. AVON FROM PAGE A A 7their grittiness, however, and expressed the ability to gr ind out the rest of the game to at least make somewhat of a comeback. W e are moving past last weeks loss. We made mistakes and we just didnt capitalize on our oppor tunities, said head coach LaV aar Scott. As a family, we came together and talked about the things we did wrong. We are getting our guys ready to handle the aspects of the game that they can control and let the rest fall where it may. The Streaks have been watching game lm intently to see what it is that they are doing and then see ing what the next opponent will offer for them. Tenor oc has had, to say the least, a less than satisfactory season so far. The T itans are 0-5 on the season while going 0-2 against teams in their district. As if the Streaks needed any more mo tivation to compete against T enor oc this week, it is homecoming week at Sebring H igh School. F ootball players who will skip the halftime break for the cer emonies will be Ladante Harris, Breon Jones, Jarvis Bridges, Hunter Livingston, S hawn S ucces, Bran don Rosenbaum, Gar ret Zeegers and Kolten H inkle All these players are vying to get a win on the eld and also to be crowned the homecoming king. The w eek of homecoming can always giv e the play ers and extra boost of energy and many are already feeling it. We are moving for ward from last week, said junior r unning back Toni Jenkins. We have been practicing hard and we have all been getting a good vibe because of home coming week. There isn t really any reason not to be hyped for our homecoming game . The Sebring Blue Streaks square off with the Tenoroc Titans tonight at Firemens F ield at 7:30 / p .m. STRE aA K sS FROM PAGE A A 7going to get the attention, Bennett said. The W est boasts four of the nations top seven teams in the Top 25. H aving those four teams come from only two states, Mississippi and Alabama, only makes the dr ama mor e difcult to ignore. The must-see SEC West showdowns this week include No. 2 Au burn at No. 3 Mississippi State and No. 3 Mississippi at No. 14 Texas A&M. Also N o. 7 Alabama plays at Arkansas. M eanwhile the SEC East race is up for grabs. Missouri (4-1, 1-0) is the divisions only team without a SEC loss. Florida, Geor gia and Kentucky are 2-1 in the SEC. T ennessee is 0-2 in the conference, but the Vols believe theyre still in the East race. Thats an advantage to playing in the SECs weaker di vision. I just kno w that we still have a good chance of winning the East, said Tennessee safety Brian Randolph. I think almost ev ery team on our side has a loss, so its not out of the question for us to make a comeback toward the end of the season. I t denitely gives us a little bit more motivation each day coming in. Asked to explain the po wer shift to the SEC West, Tennessee coach Butch Jones said I think some of it is cy clical. J ones said that doesnt mean the East is packed with pushovers. R eally, I believe the East is extremely competitive as well, Jones said. Its just the nature of the SEC. ... Every team is good. Every team is physical. Every team is well-coached, and every program has very good fan suppor t, so when you go on the road, every away game is a hostile environment. K entucky (4-1) is tr y ing to take advantage of the wide-open r ace in the East. It has back-toback conference wins over Vanderbilt and South Carolina and is moving closer to be coming bowl-eligible for the rst time since 2010. K entucky coach Mark Stoops said the Wild cats are part of a movement toward great par ity in the league. I ts a tough confer ence and theres not a heck of a lot of teams going backwar d, Stoops said. Everybody is trying to move forward like we are. We are trying to do everything we can to improve our program, and I think you see that from a lot of the teams in this league. S EE C FROM PAGE A A 7 MCTRunning back Todd Gurley (3) and the No. 13 Georgia Bulldogs take on the only other ranked team in the SEC East Missouri on Saturday NEWS-SUN Get Noticed.U.Advertise Today! 1,,',,'c


LIVING B Friday, October 10, 2014FAMILY FEATURES The holiday season is all about making fun memories. Why not wear some th ing no one will soon forget at your own ugly sweater party? Hosting one is simple have everyone show up in the tackiest holiday apparel they can nd, whether from their closet, at a thrift store or something they blinged on their own. With the party attire planned, try these easy and ugly dessert ideas from Wilton: Soft, sweet and so ugly cakes: If your guests apparel doesnt grab attention, your cake sure will. Use the Ugly Sweater Cake Pan to bake the cake. Style the decorating after your own gar ment use buttercream or fondant, holidayshaped spr inkles and icing decor ations to add some ugly to your cake. Cookie decorating fun: Bring the classic seasonal activity to your party by having guests decorate their own sweater cookies. Set up a decorating station with the Tacky Sweater Cook ie Kit. With 12 pre-baked vanilla cookies, a dozen of your friends can have a blast decorating with the included gr een and r ed icing and sprin kles. Set up a photo station so guests can take pictur es of their silly cookies to shar e online. Warm up with lattes: Who doesnt love sipping hot beverages by a warm re with fr iends? B rew delicious Spirit of the Season Mocha Lattes to toast a merry Christmas. Offer assorted liqueurs for an adults-only party. Its time to judge: At the end of the par t y, hold a contest for the ugliest sweater both r eal and cookie Award winners in different cat egories, such as All-Around Ugliest, Most Original, Funniest, Most Non-Ugly or Most Ridiculous. Get creative with the prizes, too. Find an inexpensiv e and unique white elephant gift, or hand out little rst place ribbons. Your party will be one to remember with these ideas. For more fun and festive party ideas, visit Peppermint Hot Chocolate Ugly Sweater Cake SS ervings: 10 1. Preheat oven to 325F. Spray Ugly Sweater Cake Pan with vegetable pan spray. 2. In large bowl, beat cake mix, hot cocoa mix, eggs, water vegetable oil and peppermint extract with electric mixer at low speed 30 seconds. Scrape bottom and sides of bowl; beat at medium speed 2 minutes. 3. Pour batter into prepared pan, spreading to even thickness. Bake minutes 44 47 minutes or un til toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling grid 10 minutes. Re move from pan; cool completely on grid. 4. With spatula, lightly ice cooled cake. Roll out red fondant 1/8 inch thick; cover cake. Knead small amount of white fondant into remaining red fon dant, white with small amount of yellow fondant, small amount of yellow fondant with green fon dant. Roll out all colors of fondant separately, 1/16 inch thick. Using holiday cutters, patterns or cut free-form, to make collar orna ments and sweater neckline, cuffs and bottom band. Use piping gel to attach licorice ornament hangers, sprinkles and sugars. Spirit of the Season Mocha Latte SS ervings: 8 1. In large bowl, pour coffee over dark cocoa Candy Melts candy; let sit to melt. 2. In large microwave-safe bowl, heat milk and chocolate syrup until steaming, about 4 minutes. Whisk milk vigor ously to froth. Whisk in candy mixture until combined. 3. Divide lattes evenly between eight mugs. If desired, add 1 ounce of your choice of liqueur to each drink.Peppermint Hot Chocolate Ugly Sweater Cake Eggnog Ugly Sweater Cake Spirit of the Season Mocha Latte Set up a sweater cookie decorating station Eggnog Ugly Sweater Cake SS ervings: 10 1. Preheat oven to 325F. Spray Ugly Sweater Cake Pan with vegetable pan spray. 2. In large bowl, beat cake mix, eggnog, oil, eggs and nutmeg with electric mixer at low speed 30 sec onds. Scrape bottom and sides of bowl; beat at me dium speed 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan, spreading to even thickness. 3. Bake 39 42 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling grid 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on grid. 4. With spatula, ice cooled cake. Using tip 233 and green icing, pipe tree on cake. Using tip 46 and red icing, pipe outline neck line, sleeve cuffs and bottom sweater band. Attach sprinkles. Deck the Hatts0With U 13 LySWEATERSHost an u l holiday sweater partygv Pv J-140*14&0boo44i w 1~. .................................................


B2 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, October 10, 2014 DEAR ABBY: I am an adult heterosexual male who has discovered that I like wearing nail polish. I feel it should not be a matter of gender, but of taste and fashion. I wore a reasonably bold color in public for the first time a week before last. It was a light, metallic blue that changes to green in the sunlight. I got a few raised eyebrows and a few compliments in my conservative, small town. I was told, however, to leave the color red to the ladies. I know some companies are already marketing nail color for men, and I hope nail decor for both genders will one day become mainstream. I want to help that process along. What do you think, Abby? SHOWIN MY TRUE COLORS IN TEXAS DEAR SHOWIN: Although over the last few years I have seen males wear nail polish, it was usually a very dark color and the wearer was a rock star or a Goth. Frankly, I think that for an adult heterosexual male to wear light blue nail polish in public in the great state of Texas shows he is not only a trendsetter, but also has a lot of guts. DEAR ABBY: Im a 38-year-old woman who divorced four years ago. Im educated, attractive and have a successful career. My 18-year-old son lives with me and attends a junior college. I am having a hard time finding romance because most of the men want to survive on my income, or are put off that I have a son at home. I recently met a guy who seems to be head over heels in love with me. He has had little education and abused drugs and alcohol for a long time, but he has changed now. He has three children, but because he is unemployed, hes exempt from paying alimony, and he is fine with the idea. Hed like to have them on weekends, but the mother wont allow it. Should I go ahead and date him? He doesnt seem to mind that I have a child, but my intuition tells me he may be another fortune hunter. LONELY LADY IN NETHERLANDS DEAR LONELY LADY: Listen to your intuition and end this relationship now unless you want to support this man in perpetuity. The longer youre involved, the harder it will be to end it, so dont procrastinate.More than the stars shine brightly in the state of Texas DEAR ABBY Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Solution on B6PUZZLE CORNERJust put Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall in a room together and youll have a movie, a truism that The Judge does its damnedest to disprove. David Dobkins film doesnt leave a melodramatic stone unturned, adding to its courtroom drama a sentimental tsunami of story lines: a mothers funeral, a father-son reckoning, a fight with cancer, a dash of alcoholism, a custody battle, a mentally challenged younger brother, and a hint of possible incest, to boot. Objection! Badgering the moviegoer. But for a moment, the big-bud get sheen of The Judge and its contrived, kitchen-sink emotionality is forgotten. Downeys big-city, high-priced lawyer, Hank Palmer, helps his ailing father, Duvalls Judge Joseph Palmer, in an excrement-soiled bathroom, pulling him into the shower while they both struggle for an excuse to keep Hanks young daughter outside. Even with the scenes gratuitous realism, its the one natural moment in the otherwise schematic The Judge. As it is, the considerable appeal of seeing two fine actors as perfectly opposite each other like Duvall and Downey one a rigid old cowboy, the other a manic pinball is limited by the films ceaseless heart string-pulling. This is a movie that uses Bon Ivers mawkish Holocene the cheapest of ploys not once, but twice. Hank is a glib Chicago defense attorney (innocent people cant afford me) turns to his Indiana hometown for his mothers funeral and a reluctant reunion with his domineering father, from whom hes long been estranged. Despite being a community pillar, Judge Palmer is arrested for running over and killing a man he once put in jail. Hank defends him, along with a sheepish local lawyer (Dax Shepard) against a severe prosecutor (Billy Bob Thornton). The case is less the driver of the story than the frame for Hanks return to his roots (Vincent DOnofrio and Jeremy Strong play his brothers, Vera Farmiga his ex-girlfriend) and bonding with his father. Duvall (who perhaps ought to have had more scenes dishing out justice on the bench in a movie called The Judge) is in his wheelhouse, playing a tough-talking, joke-dishing old man, but one haunted by regret and humbled by encroaching old age. Downey, too, is in typical form, though hes never much tested to go beyond his easy, hyper-verbal charm. But his live-wire act remains a thing to behold. Where one actor reacts once, Downey reacts half-a-dozen times, alert to every word and gesture. Seemingly anxious that in todays cinema theres no place for a simple courtroom drama or a coming-home tale, The Judge fuses the two together. This is, after all, Downeys first drama since 2009s The Soloist; hes had Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes franchises to attend to. Dobkin (largely a director of broad comedies like Wedding Crashers) wont rest his constantly moving, always swooping camera. Large portions of the movie are over-lit by cinematographer Janusz Kaminski, who has shot some beautiful movies (Lincoln, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly), but his penchant for flares and blown-out windows here gives the film an artificial flatness. If in eight years, Downeys dramatic output amounts to The Judge and The Soloist, we can only feel that something is being squandered. 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Friday, October 10, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B3 RELIGION IN THE KITCHEN An older lady, who happened to be a very poor cook, gave a preacher and his family a homemade pie. The pie tasted so terrible that the preachers wife had no choice but to throw it in the garbage. The preacher wanted to thank the lady for the gift, but at the same time, he wanted to be truthful. After much thought, he sent the following note: Dear Mrs. Jones, Thank you for your kindness. I can assure you that pies such as you bake never last long around our house. The truth is sometimes a difcult thing for us to handle, and we often have just as much difculty administering it to others. No one would doubt that the Bible teaches us never to lie, but is there a wrong way to tell the truth? Yes! When telling Gods truth, we should never use the Bible as a club to beat someone over the head with what is right. We should always dispense His truth with loving-kindness. Paul gave the members of the church at Ephesus a very important instruction concerning the conveyance of Gods word. He told them in Ephesians 4:15 that they were to speak the truth, but they were to speak the truth in love. That is the only way we are to relate the truth of Gods word to others. Now, we are most certainly commanded to tell the truth. There is no exception to this rule. Lying will only get us in trouble, both presently and eternally (Revelation 21:8). But, when we tell the truth, there is a right way and a wrong way to go about it. If we use the right way that Paul outlined to the Christians in Ephesus, the truth may be used to turn a soul away from sin and to the love of God. However, if we use the wrong way and speak the truth out of pride, arrogance, or selshness, then the truth will have been spoken, but a soul may have been lost. So, remember to speak the truth always, but always speak the truth in love. Kevins Komments is written by Kevin Patterson and presented by the Sebring Parkway church of Christ assembling at 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Find them on the internet at www., or e-mail us at sebringparkway@ Kevin PattersonKEVINS KOMMENTS Dont speak the truth incorrectlyWe recently moved one of our associates into a new position in the kitchen that involves a lot of baking production, and I must say this young lady has already impressed me with what she has been making. Baking is more like chemistry than cooking to me in that if you do not have your measurements right, you often end up with an undesirable outcome. Trust me, I know this from my own mistakes, so you need to make sure to read the recipe closely and get the correct measurements when you are baking. Adrianna Ruiz was born in Columbia and came to America as a young adult, speaking little English. She invested in some language software to help her learn English as fast as possible, and if you ask me I think she probably speaks English better that I do. Adriannas role in my kitchen now is to make all of the Limited Time Only specials that we feature each month. This month, we feature pumpkins, so she has had to bake every day and every day I am watching her production get better. I really enjoy seeing someone develop their craft the way Ive seen her do it. She is very modest when I compliment her on a job well done. I think she likes baking but wont admit it. Another associate told me that the reason she is such a good baker is because she is the mother of two small children Cecilia and Santiago so she has all the patience in the world. So true. So all this talk about baking has me ready to get you a simple bread recipe that is so easy to make. Just be sure that you use measuring tools to get accurate amounts of ingredients. Once you see the outcome of this recipe, you might start to wonder what you could top it with. Im thinking it looks like the perfect place to put some sauted tomatoes, onions and garlic. Cheers, Chef. Homemade bread 1 12 pound whole wheat our58 ounce honey13 ounce sea salt14 ounce active, dry bakers yeast 1 23 cup water 1 18 tsp olive/canola Oil (25/75 blend) Preparation method 1. Combine all ingredients EXCEPT our in a mixer and blend. Once blended, pass our to mixture and continue to mix using dough hook attachment for 16 minutes on speed one. 2. Let the dough rest on a oured sheet pan or large bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and proof in cooler over night. Once proofed, portion and roll into desired shape. 3. After forming loaf, brush with olive oil immediately prior to baking. Bake at 450 degrees F for 8-10 minutes. After rst minute in the oven, pop air bubbles so that dough may stay uniform for baking.Baking your own bread tricky, but rewarding Tim SpainCHEFS CORNER Tim Spain is System Executive Chef with Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center and Morrison Healthcare Food Service. He can be reached by email at TimmieSpain@IamMorrison. com. Check out HIGHLANDS HEALTH To submit health-related press releases, events or articles to Highlands Health, email or To advertise your business in Highlands Health email kim.browning@newssun.comevery Wednesday in the Avon Park News-Sun, Sebring News-Sun, & Lake Placid News-Journal. Some of the content will also be shared with our free publication, the Highlands Sun on ursdays. 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B4 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, October 10, 2014 RELIGION Avon Park Christian ChurchAVON PARK Do you know the plans God has for YOU? Attend Sunday morning for Bible study and then Worship. The pastor is starting a new sermon series, Embrace What God has Planned for YOU? Wednesday evening adult Bible Study class is looking into the book of Amos. Avon Park Christian Church is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 453-5334 or email avonparkchristianchurch@ with any questions or to request information.Christian Training ChurchSEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled Salty Rebels: Part 7 at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study is the Gospel of John.Church of Buttonwood BaySEBRING Pastor Cecil Hess will preach Sunday on The Trip to Caesaraia. The church is on U.S. 27, four miles south of Highlands Regional Medical center. For information, call 863-382-1737.Faith Baptist Church of Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID Sunday morning, Pastor Bill Cole will preach The HOPE of the Resurrection from the book of 1 Corinthians, and Healing, Team Building, and Controversy from the Gospel of Mark in the evening. To listen to Faith Baptist Sunday morning sermons or for more information about our church, visit the website,, or call the church ofce at 863-465-0060. The church is at 660 Holmes Ave.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday, Faith Lutheran Church celebrates the 18th Sunday after Pentecost. Rev. Robert J. Maulella will deliver his sermon, The Fathers Heart for Us. A sermon series on prayer starts this week for the next few weeks. From 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 Faith Lutheran is hosting the Family Fun Fair with games, food and lots of fun for the family. For more information, call 863-385-7848. At 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 Faith Lutheran Church will host the Heartland Circuit Reformation Service and installation of Rev. Robert J. Maulella. Following the service there will be an Oktoberfest meal at the price of $5 per person.First Baptist Church Avon ParkAVON PARK Senior Pastor Jon Becks sermon will be from 1 Peter 2 : 1-10. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. For more information call 863-452-6681 or email Baptist Church of Lake JosephineSEBRING Sunday morning, Pastor Tony Martin, guest preacher, will bring the message on What Makes a Strong Church from Proverbs 2-3. Join church members Sunday evening for the movie, God is Not Dead. A hot dog and drink will be $2.50. The church is at 111 Lake Josephine Drive. For more information, call 863-655-1524.First Christian Church of SebringSEBRING Sundays message is from 2 Timothy 4: 2-5, In and Out of Season, and will be brought by Pastor Ron Norton. Greeting the congregation will be Terry Ducar. Elders will be Linda Ellis and Dick Asmussen. The church is at 510 Poinsettia Ave. Call 863-385-0352.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday, Rev. Ed Fleagles sermon is titled Persevere based on Revelation 3:11-20. This is Clergy Appreciation Month. Sunday is Clergy Appreciation Sunday. Rev. and Mrs. Fleagle are requesting that a donation be made in their name to either Outreach North America or World Witness. The choirs introit will be The Steadfast Love of the Lord and the anthem is God is So Good. The adult Sunday school class is using the adult quarterly. Sundays lesson is titled Rebellion in the Wilderness based on Numbers 14:1-38. On Monday, the church ofce will be closed. On Wednesday, family potluck is at 6 p.m. The Elders are in charge. The program will be Can You Remember?, which is similar to The Newlywed Game. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with entrances on Lagrand Street). If you have questions, call the church at 863-4533242 or check out the website at avonparkapchurch or check out the Avon Park Chamber website.First Presbyterian Church of SebringSEBRING Rev. Don Davis, guest speaker, will bring the sermon, Its Not How You Start, But How You ____ on Sunday. The church is at 319 Poinsettia Ave. Call 863-385-0107 for information.Grace Pointe MinistriesSEBRING The pastor continues the sermon series, Davids Church, on Sunday. Tuesday night Home Bible Study starts a new series, Things You Got To Know. Call the church ofce at 863658-2534 for directions. Contact the pastor at www.gracepointecog@ Grace Pointe Ministries meets at Sebring Hills Clubhouse, 200 Lark Ave.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this week will be The Application Tested with scripture from James 1:1-18. The service will include a special by Lindsay Martin. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South in Sebring (behind Publix). Call 863-314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Memorials pastoral assistant, Claude Burnett, will preach Recalibrating Our Vision using Revelations 2:1-6 on Sunday. Devotions to prepare for the sermon can be downloaded at www.memorialumc. com or picked up in the church ofce. For more information, call 863-465-2422. The churchs address is 500 Kent Ave., behind the tower.New Beginnings ChurchSEBRING On Sunday, Pastor Gary Kindles sermon is titled Is the Lord your Shepherd? based on Psalm 23. The churchs present location is the Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave. For more information, call 863-835-2405.New Life Evangelical Lutheran ChurchSEBRING Pastor Luke John Willitz will preach Buried with Christ from Colossians 2:6-15 on Sunday. The church is at 3725 Hammock Road. Call 863385-2293 or visit www. Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The scripture text for the Sunday morning Bible lesson, My Redeemer Lives, is taken from Job 19. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the message Sunday morning. Thursday Bible study continues in Romans. The church is at 3413 Sebring Parkway. Call 863-382-3552 for information.St. Agnes Episcopal ChurchSEBRING On Sunday, the church observes the 18th Sunday after Pentecost. The monthly meeting of the Vestry is on Wednesday. For more information about church activities, call the church ofce at 863-385-7649.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr.s sermon topic Sunday will be The Wedding Banquet. Biblical reference is from Matthew 22:1-14. An Amendment 2 presentation will be at 3 p.m. Thursday.Spring Lake Presbyterian ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake Presbyterian Church will host an Oktoberfest-Bingo & Hot Dogs at 5 p.m. today. The food will be $2 for adults and $1 for children. On Sunday, adult Sunday school will continue with the series Why? Making Sense of Gods Will. Pastor Harriet Davis will preach the ser mon, Go and Tell, with scripture from Luke 8:1-3. Fellowship will follow the worship service with cake for Pastor Appreciation and coffee. The church is at 5887 U.S. 98 in Sebring. Look for the big white cross. Contact the church at 863-655-0713 for additional information.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING The pastors sermon on Sunday is Ingratitude is Worse Than Leprosy. Fellowship follows the service. The church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. SNAPSHOTS CHUR C H SERVICES 3095029 Financing Available560 U.S. 27 North Sebring 385-4796www.CarpetPatioBlinds.comChamber of Commerce memberFamily owned & operated since 1978 rrrf rn trbrrr rbr r rfn rfr ntbrbbrrfnr f SETS STARTING AT $29999 3095539 ON O PMo..yam7-7-;Artw ork$6.)73.5370& "" 11ti, ,::aiIII 'f K __www. DestinationDownto wnSebring. comFind Linda's Art locally atFrames & Images Downtown SebringSwimming for the Cure" The Sunset Grille on Lake "GirIFINS at the Beach"


Friday, October 10, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B5 PLACES TO WORSHI PPlaces to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday. To place a listing in this directory, call the NewsSun at 385-6155, ext. 596.ANGLIC ANNew L ife A nglican Fellowship, 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863) 243-3191; Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.ASSEMB L Y OF G ODC hrist Fellowship C hurch (A ssembly of God), 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 471-0924. First A ssembly of God, 4301 Ke nilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431.BAPT I STA von Park L akes Baptist C hurch, 22600 N. Highlands Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are avail able. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist C hurch (GARBC ) We are located at the cor ner of SR17 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., and eve ning worship service is at 6 p.m. On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen min istry and the Catylist class (20s+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to or call the church ofce at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist C hurch, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist C hurch, 1000 Maxwell St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sun day: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/ Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail:; Web site, First Baptist C hurch of A von Park, N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 453-6681. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Dr. Howard Leman, as sociate pastor; Matthew Price, ministor of youth, Rev. Johnattan Soltero, Hispan ic pastor; Joy Loomis, director of music. Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.; Youth Choir, 4:30 p.m.; Eve ning Worship, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for both services. Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 5:45 p.m.; Youth Activities, 6 p.m.; Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m.; Ignite, 7:30 p.m. Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. To watch services online, go to the website at In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist C hurch of L ake Jose phine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist C hurch of L ake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Plac id, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Website: Email: Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations re quired). Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. The church is at 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid. For information, call 4653721 or go to First Baptist C hurch of L orida located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sun day worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more informa tion about the church or the ministries offered, call 655-1878. First Baptist C hurch, S ebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Tele phone: 385-5154. Rev. Matthew D. Crawford, senior pastor; Rev. Nuno Nor berto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults; Lonnie Hill, pastor of students, and Dixie Kreulen, preschool director. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Call 385-4704. Website Florida A venue Baptist C hurch, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing ad dress is 710 W. Bell St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children and youth at 6 p.m. and for adults at 6:30 p.m. I ndependent Baptist C hurch, 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sun day worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, missionminded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. L eisure L akes Baptist C hurch, 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meet ing and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist C hurch (GARBC) 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Web ber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist C hurch, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Af liated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. S parta R oad Baptist C hurch, (SBC) 4400 Sparta Road. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Wednesday Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For in formation, call 382-0869. S outhside Baptist C hurch (GARBC) 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kindergarten through fth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nurs ery for under age 3 is available at all ser vices. Pro visions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Ofce phone, 3850752. S pring L ake Baptist C hurch, Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valen cia Road; 655-2610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Ser vice, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. S unridge Baptist C hurch, (SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695.C ATHO LICO ur L ady of Grace C atholic C hurch, 595 E. Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. English confession at 3:30 p.m. Saturday; Spanish confession at 6:30 p.m. Religious Education Classes (Sep tember to May) are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:308:30 p.m. Wednesday. S t. C atherine C atholic C hurch, 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Parrish ofce/mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Span ish); fax, 385-5169; email,; website, School Ofce/Mailing, Principal Dr. Anna V. Adam, 747 S. Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email School ofce hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., fr or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 3853993; Assisting Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday: 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish), 5 p.m. (Holy Family Youth Cen ter), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. (French Mass). Daily Mass: MondayFriday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:157:45 a.m. rst Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Saturday and 9-9:45 a.m. Sunday. Ofce Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. MondayFriday. S t. James C atholic C hurch, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 4653215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Sunday 8 a..m. and 10 a.m. year round. Saturday Vigil 4 p.m. Week days 9 a.m. Holy days 9:30 a.m. (Vigil evening before at 7 p.m.) First Saturday of each month: Healing Mass, 9 a.m.C HR I ST IANC ornerstone C hristian C hurch, (Saxon Hall) 1003 W. Pine St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Love Christ Love People. Jon Carter, Music Minister. Sunday, 9 a.m. Bible Study; 10 a.m. Worship; Communion available each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellowship Group. For more information call 453-7679. S ebring C hristian C hurch, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher. Kristy Mar vin, Childrens Director. Youth Minister Blake Rushing. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Wednes day night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Phone 382-6676. First C hristian C hurch (Disciples of C hrist), 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-0358 or 3853435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Break fast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.C HR I ST IAN & M I SS ION ARY A LLI A NC ET he A lliance C hurch of S ebring, 451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m.C HUR C H OF BRETHRE NC hurch of the Brethren, 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597.C HUR C H OF C HR I STA von Park C hurch of C hrist, 200 S. Forest Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. H eartland church of C hrist, Lakeshore Mall Suite 42 (outside entrance), 901 U.S. Highway 27 N, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday worship, 9 a.m. to noon; Wednes day, Bible study, 7 p.m. Evangelist Carl Ford, (863) 402-2159. L ake Placid C hurch of C hrist, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O. Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862. Sunday morning wor ship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m. Bible class 9 a.m. Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited to join us. For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website www.thelordsway. com/lakeplacidcofc/. S ebring Parkway C hurch of C hrist, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443. Minister: Kevin Patterson. Times of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednes day Bible Class, 7 p.m. C HUR C H OF G ODC hurch on the R idge, Church of God, Anderson, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sunday, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863) 382-0773.C HUR C H OF NAZARE NEFirst C hurch of the Nazarene of A von Park P.O. Box 1118., Avon Park, FL 33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednes day evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. If you need any more information, call 4534851. C hurch of the Nazarene of L ake Placid, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday evening: All church meal, 6 p.m.; Christian Life Study, 6:45 p.m. Winter Life groups pending. Call 446-1339. Pastor Tim Taylor.C HUR C HES OF C HR I ST IN C HR I ST IAN U NI ON C ommunity Bible C hurch C hurches of C hrist in C hristian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C17A North (truck route), Avon Park. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning wor ship ser vice, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor. Phone 453-6052.EP ISC OPA LEpiscopal Church of the Redeemer Avon Park, 910 W. Martin St., Avon Park, FL 33825 (U.S. 27 across from Wells Motor Co.). Rev. Canon George Conger. Sunday services: Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Come and worship with us; we would love to meet you. Church ofce, 453-5664; fax, 453-4853. Visit us at our website at Email redeemer1895@aol. com. Call the thrift store for hours open and donation pick up at 6649668 or 453-5664. St. Agnes Episcopal Church, 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Father Scott Walker. Sunday Servic es: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:30 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Nursery available for the 10 a.m. service. Wednesday Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. Church ofce 385-7649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Anglican Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 4650051. Pastor: Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson. Sunday Worship: 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday Bible Study beginning in October. Call the ofce for date and time. Sunday School: 10:30 a.m. in the Youth Room. Holy Communion with Healing on Wednes day at 6 p.m. in the church and Thursday at 9 a.m. in the chapel. Call the thrift store for hours open 6990221.EVA NGE LIC AL FREE C HUR CH OF AMER IC AThe Church of the Way EFCA, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunda1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Ofce Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ Web site: www.TheWayChurch.orgG RA C E BRETHRE NGrace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863) 835-0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-tim ers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at www. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesday studies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events.INTERDEN OM IN AT IONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd.,(non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 453-3771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers.L UTHERA NA tonement L utheran C hurch (ELCA) 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. Rev. Sharon Dorr and Deacon David Thoresen will be the Spiritual Leaders, alternating Sundays. Jim Helwig, organist. Worship service with the Holy Eucharist is at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday. Birthday Sunday is the rst Sunday of each month after the service. Council meeting is on the rst Tuesday of each month. WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of the month with a light lunch. Labyrinth Prayer Garden is open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When in need of prayers or to talk to God, come to the Garden. Come and grow with us; we would love to meet you and your family. Dont worry about how you look. Jesus went to the temple in a robe and sandals. Quilting classes ev ery Monday at 6 p.m. Looking for quilters or people willing to learn. Call 840-3303. C hrist L utheran C hurch A von Park LCMS 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sun day Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863) 471-2663 or see Faith L utheran C hurch LCMS ,2740 Lakeview Dr, Sebring; Church phone: 385-7848; Faith Child Development Center: 385-3232. Sunday Worship Service: 9 a.m. Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 10 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 10 a.m. on WITS 1340AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies, Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Family of Faith. Good S hepherd L utheran C hurch (AALC) American Association of Lu theran Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nurs ery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3852346. New L ife E vangelical L utheran C hurch, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 3852293 or visit the Web site at www. R esurrection L utheran C hurch ELCA, 324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, Avon Park. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday worship 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Worship Service is at 7 p.m. Open Communion celebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. T rinity L utheran C hurch LCMS 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots Pre-School director Educa tion Hour, 8:45 a.m.; Worship service, 10 a.m. Holy Communion each rst and third Sunday. Childrens Church scheduled during worship service, 4-year-olds through fth grade. Nursery provided during worship service for infants to 3-year-olds. Seasonal Mid-Week Services each Wwednesday evening during Advent and Lent. Call church ofce at 465-5253 or visit the website at Other activities and groups include: Choir; Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies; Trinity Tots Pre-school, and Youth Group.NON -DE N OM IN AT IONALBible Fellowship C hurch, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, Songs signed rst & second Worship services. First Worship Service 9 a.m.; Second Wor ship Service 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and S.S. classes both hours. Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Church ofce 385-1024. Website: C alvary C hurch, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church waiting for your visit. C hristian T raining Ministries I nc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. A nursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian Internation al Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadowning@ Casey L. Downing, associate minister, Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: C rossroads of L ife,148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863-655-9163. The place of your Di vine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you. With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity. What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life. We teach, train and send forth to win souls. You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter. We look forward to fellow ship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails).C ontinued on next page RELIGION


B6 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, October 10, 2014 Faith & Familylife Worship Center, Pas tors Leroy and JoAnn Taylor invite you to discover one of Sebrings hidden treasures at 2349 U.S. 27 South (Banyan Plaza off Sparta Road and Lake Jackson). We provide biblical solutions for everyday challenges through our multicultural worship services available on Sundays at 11 a.m. and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Child care is available for all who attend. For more information, all 385-1800. Plan your first visit. Matthew 7:7 says, Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Our guests are very important, so please let us know how we can meet your need by emailing Our mission at Faith & Familylife is centered around Restoring Lives, Families and Communities. Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872. Phone, 382-1085. Dustin Woods, lead pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Monday, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Pro grams, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. Highlands Community Church, a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. New Beginnings Church of Sebring, worshiping at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Pas tor Gary Kindle. Bible study every Sunday, 9 a.m. Blended Church Service, 10:15 a.m. Phone (863) 835-2405. Begin your week with us. The Lords Sentinel Fellowship Church, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More information at www.juanitafolsomministries. com. Union Church, 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m. (October through Easter) and 9 a.m. Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church available. Wednes day night worship with Pastor Tiger Gullett and CrossTalk with Pastor Bill Breylinger at 6 p.m. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at Unity Life Enrichment Centre,new lo cation, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail Web site, 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary.PRESBYTERIANCovenant Presbyterian Church (PCA), 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 338722113. Pastor Tom Schneider. A Congrega tion of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Childrens/Youth Group, 6-7 p.m. Sunday. Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail:; Web site: Ofce hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. Avon Park First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on La Grande), Avon Park, FL 33825. Phone: 4533242. Rev. Ed Fleagle, Stated Supply Pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6 p.m. each Wednesday; Children Ministry and Youth Group, 6 p.m. each Sunday; Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m. second Wednesday; Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m. second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. Lake Placid First Presbyterian Church, ARP,, 117 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday Traditional Worship, 9 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. In addition, childrens church (K-2nd grade) will be provided during the 11 a.m. worship service, and childrens junior church (3rd-5th grade) is at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evenings: Adult small group Bible Study 7 p.m. (Nurs ery available), Youth Group (6-12th grades) 7 p.m., nursery and childrens ministry, 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. Sebring First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. 385-0107. Email:, Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Fellowship Time, 10:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m. Tuesday: Youth Groups 3:30-6:30 p.m., middle and high school students (transportation avail able from Sebring and Hill Gustat Middle Schols and SHS); 4-5:30 p.m. Program includes devotions/Bible study, crafts, sports activities and dinner. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Choir rehersal, 5:30 p.m. A nursery is available during worship. Call the church ofce for more information and other classes. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 8:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Nursery available. Session meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month, Septem ber through June. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. rst Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday. Adult Bible study is Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Pastors: John and Harriet Davis. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, springlakepc@, Web site, http://slpc.em ADVENTISTAvon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1410 West Avon Blvd., Avon Park. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarq, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. A sale takes place the rst Sunday of each month. Senior Pas tor Frank Gonzalez. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME. Associate Pastor is Ryan Amos. Website is Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Nathan Madrid.THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTSThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Sebring Ward, 3235 Grand Prix Dr. Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 273-2284 Steve Austin, Bishop; Del Murphy, 1st counselor, Laris Keefer, 2nd Counselor. Family Histo ry Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meetings, 9:00-10:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 10:20-11:00 a.m.; Priesthood/ Relief Society, 11:10: to 12:00 noon; Primary for children, 10:15 a.m. to 12:00 noon; Youth Activities: Wednesdays 7:00-8:20 p.m. Scouts; First and third Wednesdays 7:008:20 p.m.; Activity Days 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Lake Placid Branch, 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 399-9066 Mark Swift, Branch President, Allen Short, 1st counselor, Dan Ressler 2nd counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Ser vices: Sacrament Meeting 1:00 -2:10 p.m.; Gospel Doctrine 2:20-3:00 p.m.; Priesthood/ Relief Society Meetings, 3:10-4:00 p.m.; Pri mary for children, 2:15-4:00 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays 7:00-8:20 p.m. Scouts; rst and third Wednesdays 7:00-8:20 p.m.; Activity Days 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. 7-8:20 p.m.THE SALVATION ARMYThe Salvation Army Center for Worship. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more in formation, visit the Web site or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODISTFirst United Methodist Church, 105 S. Pine St., 105 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor David Juliano. Traditional Worship Ser vice at 8:10 and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays The 11 a.m. Sunday worship ser vice is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available for the 9:30 and 11 a.m. services. First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. (863) 4533759, Richard Stackhouse, Pastor. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Plac id, FL, 33852. Rev. Tim Haas, pastor. Rev. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Rev. Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor. Sun day worship services: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sun day morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. We of fer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congre gation that wants to know Christ and make Him known. Check out our church website at or call the church of ce at 465-2422. Lakeview Christian School, VPK to Grade 5, 465-0313. St. John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnse Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship ser vice starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church ofce phone: 655-0040.UNITED CHURCH OF CHRISTEmmanuel United Church of Christ, Je sus didnt reject people, neither do we. Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is all-inclusive. Were at the corner of Hammock and Hope. Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999; LACES T O WO RSHIP RELIGION Lake Placid church retires debtLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Church of the Nazarene is celebrating the retirement of its debt at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The celebration will include music by several of its local people, an Old-Fashioned Day emphasis, and the mortgage burning ceremony. District Superintendent Brian Wilson will be ofciating at the ceremony, as well as serving as the main speaker of the event. The community is invited. Call 863-446-1339.Avon Park Camp hosts Ann Downing in concertAVON PARK Ann Downing, Dove Awardwinning Christian singer, author, and speaker, will present a concert at the Avon Park Holiness Camp Tabernacle at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. Downings career as a successful Christian recording artist has taken her from childhood on the family cotton farm in rural Mississippi to many of the nations largest venues. Ann Downing Ministries is also home to the Ms. Lillie Project, a service ministry to nursing homes, the goal of which is to provide televisions, DVD players, and Gaither Homecoming videos to facilities across the country. Contact Dean Gilkerson at 863-4534851 or 863-449-0578.First United Methodist hosts Harvest DinnerAVON PARK First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Lake Ave., will host a Harvest Dinner consisting of chicken and dressing, potatoes and gravy, squash, green beans, cranberry salad, beverages and desserts. Serving will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. Tickets must be pur chased in advance and cost $10. Contact the church ofce at 863453-3759 from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday. A pie auction will follow dinner.Atonement Lutheran plans OktoberfestSEBRING Atonement Lutheran Church, 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive, will have its Oktoberfest social at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 in the church fellowship hall. Tickets are $5 per person. All proceeds will go towards veterans in the local nursing homes and paint for the church. Bring a vegetable and/ or dessert to share. Sauerkraut and bratwurst will be provided.AP ministers meetAVON PARK All ministers in Avon Park are encouraged to attend the next Ministerial Association meeting at noon Monday in the conference room at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center. The group meets regularly on the second Monday each month. Lunch is provided by Florida Hospital.Memorial United Methodist plans Pumpkin PartyLAKE PLACID All children and their families are invited to Memorial United Methodist Churchs Pumpkin Party from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 18. Bring your own pumpkin and there will be everything needed to make it perfect. Lots of activities are planned: face painting, pumpkin cookie decorating, pumpkin carving, and much more. Plenty of food and fun for all. The church is located at 500 Kent Ave. Call 465-2422. S NAPSHOTS LOCA L RE L IGION N EWS We continue our examination of the important question asked by the jailor in Acts 16:30, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? In the previous article we considered the importance of the words Sirs and what. Each question must be considered and answered in the context of where and when it is asked. MUST The English dictionary denes this word as to be bound or obliged to by an imper ative requirement. The Greek word dei as used in our question under consideration is dened as it is necessary (Vines Complete Expository Dictionary). Common sense tells us that we are discussing something that cannot be avoided or evaded. This same word dei is used in the following: Do not marvel that I said to you, You must be born again (John 3:7) and But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him (Hebrews 11:6). These things (born again, believe) are necessary, required, a must to bring something about. I It is amazing what this man understood. He realized his personal accountability to the authorities for the prisoners under his watch. This is why he was willing to kill himself if the prisoners had escaped. More importantly, he understood his personal responsibility regarding salvation. At this moment, his question was not regarding his family, fellow guards or countrymen but self. This is where it starts, but of course, does not end here. Consider Jesus answer to the question, Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law? The answer was to love God with total self and love your neighbor as your self. (Matthew 22:3440) We are not going to love our neighbor until we love, i.e. understand the value of self. This individual response/accountability goes all the way back to creation with Adam and Eve (Genesis 3) and declared through the prophets: The soul who sins shall die. The son shall not bear the guilt of the father, nor the father bear the guilt of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself (Ezekiel 18:20). Observe the question, Men and brethren, what shall we do? and the answer in Acts 2:38 Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Did you note the plural question we and singular answer every one of you? The jailor had it right! DO Youth are taught earlier that this word is a verb and a verb is an action word. Vines gives us this information; poieo-to make; to do, i.e. to adopt a way of expressing by act the thoughts and feelings. Jesus made it very clear that mankind has a responsibility in Deitys plan of redemption: Not everyone who says to Me, Lord, Lord, shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven (Matthew 7:21). Then Jesus goes on to explain that powerful truth in a simple illustration of the wise and foolish builders. The jailors understanding of action on the part of the individual is clearly evidenced by others: Good Teacher, what good things shall I do that I may have eternal life? (Matthew 19:16); Lord, what do You want me to do? (Acts 9:6) Inspiration declares: For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men (Titus 2:11) and But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, for the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that He, by the grace God, might taste death for everyone (Hebrews 2:9). Truly, the indescribable gift of grace! And having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him (Hebrews 5:9, emphasis added). (to be continued) Frank Parker can be contacted at question of all questions, part 2Frank Parker GG U ESES T COCO LUM NN ............................................................................................................................................T A T S A L M T S PO L E O JIE L E O T A C OT A A L P A D E B A NE R D A K U A L B SC A L A T E SJ A M I A G A NU N S C R E W E R GT A B E S L Y S E DA T M T R E A C L ET H E G O O D W I F EA M A E M E N TT A O S R B I S A B E RW H U P M E G A L L I SE E L S 0 R E H A B E RE D 0 S S R H E L O


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B10 | NEWS-SUN | Friday, October 10, 2014 TODAYMostly sunny and warm90 / 70Winds: ENE at 6-12 mphPartly sunny90 / 69Winds: ENE at 4-8 mphSATURDAYPartly sunny, a t-storm in spots90 / 72Winds: E at 6-12 mphSUNDAYPartly sunny, a t-storm in spots89 / 74Winds: ESE at 7-14 mphMONDAYA couple of afternoon thunderstorms90 / 71Winds: SSE at 8-16 mphTUESDAY High ............................................ 10:30 a.m. Low ............................................... 4:12 a.m. High ............................................ 10:42 p.m. Low ............................................... 4:40 p.m. High .............................................. 2:50 a.m. Low ............................................. 10:06 a.m. High .............................................. 4:49 p.m. Low ............................................... 9:28 p.m. Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 15.61 Normal ............................................... 14.51 High Sunday .......................................... 82 Low Sunday ........................................... 59 High Monday ......................................... 87 Low Monday .......................................... 62 High Tuesday ......................................... 89 Low Tuesday .......................................... 70 High Wednesday .................................... 90 Low Wednesday ..................................... 65 Relative humidity .................................. 49% Expected air temperature ....................... 90 Makes it feel like .................................... 95 Monday ............................................... 29.93 Tuesday ............................................... 29.96 Wednesday ......................................... 29.97 Monday ............................................... 0.00 Tuesday ............................................... 0.00 Wednesday ......................................... 0.00 Month to date ..................................... 1.32 Year to date ....................................... 47.68Sunrise 7:22 a.m. 7:23 a.m. Sunset 7:03 p.m. 7:02 p.m. Moonrise 8:56 p.m. 9:45 p.m. Moonset 9:29 a.m. 10:29 a.m.Albuquerque 69/50/t 73/52/s 77/48/s Atlanta 85/68/pc 84/67/t 86/67/t Baltimore 62/50/r 63/44/r 59/51/c Birmingham 86/68/pc 84/67/t 85/68/t Boston 63/48/s 57/43/r 58/45/s Charlotte 83/64/pc 84/63/t 73/61/pc Cheyenne 56/37/pc 68/40/pc 53/33/c Chicago 58/38/pc 57/40/s 59/49/c Cleveland 57/41/c 54/37/pc 60/52/pc Columbus 61/44/r 61/45/pc 64/57/c Dallas 91/63/t 73/58/t 83/70/s Denver 56/40/r 72/46/s 59/36/c Detroit 58/39/pc 56/39/s 60/50/pc Harrisburg 60/48/r 64/41/r 61/50/pc Honolulu 88/77/pc 89/76/s 88/75/pc Houston 89/73/pc 86/71/pc 84/74/t Indianapolis 58/42/r 60/47/pc 64/55/r Jackson, MS 88/68/pc 86/69/t 86/69/t Kansas City 56/40/r 58/46/pc 67/51/pc Lexington 65/51/r 64/52/c 75/62/t Little Rock 87/60/t 68/60/t 78/65/sh Los Angeles 81/62/s 85/61/s 92/63/s Louisville 65/51/r 64/54/c 73/64/t Memphis 85/63/t 71/64/t 78/68/t Milwaukee 55/37/pc 54/39/s 57/48/pc Minneapolis 53/34/s 56/39/pc 60/46/pc Nashville 79/59/t 69/60/t 80/65/t New Orleans 87/70/pc 87/71/pc 85/73/s New York City 63/52/pc 62/48/r 62/52/pc Norfolk 79/64/pc 74/60/t 68/62/sh Oklahoma City 71/48/r 63/47/pc 79/55/s Philadelphia 61/53/r 64/50/r 63/54/pc Phoenix 88/69/s 93/68/s 91/68/s Pittsburgh 59/42/r 57/40/pc 59/51/c Portland, ME 60/42/s 57/38/pc 58/39/s Portland, OR 72/56/pc 70/53/pc 68/50/pc Raleigh 82/64/pc 83/59/t 71/61/c Rochester 58/40/pc 55/35/pc 61/46/s St. Louis 58/48/r 59/52/c 66/58/sh San Francisco 74/60/pc 78/60/s 86/64/s Seattle 66/56/pc 65/53/r 62/51/pc Wash., DC 68/57/r 66/51/r 62/56/c Cape Coral 89/71/pc 90/71/pc 90/73/t Clearwater 88/73/s 88/73/pc 89/74/s Coral Springs 88/75/pc 88/75/t 88/77/pc Daytona Beach 86/69/s 85/68/pc 85/72/pc Ft. Laud. Bch 88/79/pc 88/79/t 88/79/pc Fort Myers 88/71/pc 89/70/pc 89/73/t Gainesville 87/65/s 87/64/s 87/67/s Hollywood 88/76/pc 88/76/t 88/77/pc Homestead AFB 87/77/pc 87/77/t 88/77/pc Jacksonville 86/63/s 85/63/s 86/67/s Key West 88/80/pc 88/80/t 87/79/pc Miami 88/78/pc 88/77/t 89/77/pc Okeechobee 86/71/s 86/70/pc 86/74/pc Orlando 88/70/s 88/68/pc 88/71/s Pembroke Pines 88/76/pc 88/76/t 88/77/pc St. Augustine 84/68/s 83/67/s 83/71/pc St. Petersburg 89/72/s 88/72/pc 88/73/s Sarasota 89/71/s 89/69/pc 88/72/pc Tallahassee 89/64/s 89/66/s 87/66/s Tampa 89/71/s 89/70/pc 88/72/s W. Palm Bch 87/76/pc 87/75/pc 87/77/pc Winter Haven 89/69/s 89/69/pc 89/71/s Acapulco 88/77/t 87/77/t 87/77/t Athens 75/60/s 75/59/s 76/59/s Beirut 83/70/s 83/71/t 82/70/s Berlin 66/54/t 65/52/t 65/53/pc Bermuda 83/72/sh 79/72/sh 84/75/pc Calgary 69/42/pc 60/41/sh 58/34/c Dublin 57/39/t 56/38/t 55/40/pc Edmonton 67/41/s 62/39/pc 57/34/pc Freeport 87/74/pc 87/74/sh 88/74/pc Geneva 71/55/t 65/52/t 71/56/t Havana 89/72/pc 89/72/pc 88/71/pc Hong Kong 90/76/s 90/75/s 90/73/s Jerusalem 77/59/s 76/57/s 75/57/s Johannesburg 80/55/sh 72/56/t 79/59/t Kiev 64/43/s 66/43/s 67/46/s London 63/51/t 62/47/t 61/52/c Montreal 53/40/pc 54/37/c 56/43/s Moscow 56/48/r 58/45/pc 56/45/r Nice 77/64/pc 76/64/t 75/65/t Ottawa 54/35/pc 54/33/c 57/39/s Quebec 49/37/pc 50/33/c 51/34/pc Rio de Janeiro 86/70/s 88/71/s 87/73/s Seoul 78/51/s 76/52/s 77/55/pc Singapore 90/80/t 91/80/t 91/80/t Sydney 79/59/pc 82/60/s 83/64/s Toronto 55/37/pc 55/34/pc 55/49/s Vancouver 62/51/c 61/50/c 59/51/pc Vienna 70/55/s 69/56/pc 70/58/pc Warsaw 72/53/pc 71/55/pc 69/50/pc Winnipeg 48/35/pc 57/44/pc 59/40/sh Today Sat. Sun. Today Sat. Sun. Umbrellas will come in handy across the central Plains to the mid-Atlantic today. A strip of heavy rain will be featured along a stalled front, extending from Oklahoma to West Virginia. Some moisture from once tropical system Simon will enhance these downpours. Travel delays will impact many people through this area. Scattered thunderstorms will rumble across the lower Mississippi Valley as well. Rain will arrive in the afternoon across the mid-Atlantic and will increase as the night approaches. National Forecast for October 10 Today Sat. Sun. Today Sat. Sun. Today Sat. Sun. Today Sat. Sun. Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, rrain, sf-snow urries, sn-snow, i-ice. Mostly sunny and warm today. Mainly clear tonight. Partly sunny tomorrow. Sunday: partly sunny, warm and humid with a shower or thunderstorm in the area. Monday and Tuesday: clouds and sun. A World Series game was snowed out in Baltimore, Md., on Oct. 10, 1979. The early snowstorm dumped 12 inches on Webster County, W.Va. Mostly sunny and warm today. Winds east 6-12 mph. Expect 8-12 hours of sunshine with average relative humidity 65% and fair drying conditions. Mainly clear tonight. Sunday. and Saturday. a.m. and after 4 p.m. LastNewFirstFull Oct 15Oct 23Oct 30Nov 6 Today SaturdayForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 86/63 87/65 87/65 86/69 88/70 89/69 89/71 88/73 89/72 89/71 88/71 90/73 86/71 87/76 88/79 88/78 89/64 85/66 86/66 90/70 90/70 89/71 90/69 90/69 88/71 88/80 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. 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