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The Arcadian
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DeSoto sun herald
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Title:
The Arcadian
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Arcadian (Arcadia, Fla.)
DeSoto sun herald
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Newspaper
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Publisher:
DeSoto County Pub. Co., Inc.
Place of Publication:
Arcadia DeSoto County Fla
Creation Date:
December 30, 1964
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weekly[jan. 13, 1927-<1997>]
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United States -- Florida -- De Soto -- Arcadia
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University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
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All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
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oclc - 33424602
notis - ADA7400
lccn - sn 95047230
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UF00079901:00068

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Serving DeSoto County since 1887 ARCADIANThursday, September 26, 2013 24 pages / 50 centsCARS, ICE CREAM IN ARCADIAOld fashioned ice cream social and Classic Car Show held Saturday.PAGE 12 A section of the SunINSIDE Arcadian 50 Editorial ...............4 Calendar ..............6 Family Album ..........7 Police Beat ............8 Obituaries .............9 Religion ..............10 Sports ...............14 Agriculture ...........18 POW/MIA: County ceremony honors the missing ....................................................... 2 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH: September students honored at Chamber ..................................... 5 PLANTING YOUR FALL GARDEN: Start planning now for fall, winter crops .................................... 18 ARCADIA DeSoto County Commissioner related the 2013-14 county budget to the Apollo 13 mission. When the astronauts said, Houston, we have a problem, the NASA engineers knew they had to solve the problem with only the materials available to the astronauts in space. Not one more screw, not one more screwdriver. If this budget had been Apollo 13, Miller said, the astronauts didnt make it. And for that reason, he said, he was the lone commissioner who voted against the proposed budget. The 2013-14 DeSoto County budget includes a millage rate of 8.4810, a hike of almost 2 mills from last year. A mill is equal to $1 of ad valorem tax for every $1,000 of taxable value. The total county budget is $11,394,886. Taxpayers will be paying a higher millage rate, but the actual amount of taxes due will depend on their property values, which have generally declined in the past year. The other four commissioners James Selph, Gabriel Quave, Elton Langford and Buddy Manseld all BOCC passes 20% mill hikeBy SUSAN E. HOFFMANARCADIAN EDITOR COUNTY | 8 A tax increase now is devestating. How many wont be able to pay their taxes? And how will that help the county?Bobby Avant Roughly a year after taking over as Arcadias city administrator, Judith Jankosky has resigned her position effective Oct. 18. The move comes amid rumors several city council members were looking to remove Jankosky over her handling of the Arcadia Police Departments budget and the ring of two long-time city employees by Public Works Director Cathy Miller. Jankosky is the third administrator to either resign or be terminated by the city in the past ve years (or fth, including interim administrators). Prior to that Ed Strube had been the city manager for more than 25 years. The longest-tenured administrator since Strube retired was Lawrence Miller, who held the position from July 2010 to June 2012. Jankosky was hired by the city in July 2012 after Miller was terminated. In her resignation letter to the council, Jankosky defended herself against accusations she initiated the movement to dissolve the APD, saying she was merely following councils request to investigate what eliminating the department could provide the city in potential savings. So now I have the APD that thinks I am out to get them, and them campaigning on Facebook and telling citizens it is I who wants them gone; and them ghting any requests that I or Jankosky resigns as city managerBy STEVE BAUERARCADIAN ASSISTANT EDITOR ARCADIA CITY ADMINISTRATORS Ed Strube Retired Dec. 2008 after more than 25 years in office Joe Fink Interim Administrator, Jan.-March 2009 Markae Rupp March 2009-Jan. 2010 Shelly Bauman Interim Administrator Jan.-July 2010 Lawrence Miller July 2010-June 2012 Judi Jankosky July 2012-Oct. 2013RESIGNS | 3 JANKOSKYArcadia Youth Rodeo season opener Steer Riders Steven Ames, Wyatt Willis and Zachary Hall were on hand to represent DeSoto County. ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY HAYLEY MERCERBronc Rider Caleb Lewis listens as older brother, Justin, oers last minute advice. The Arcadia Youth Rodeo Association season opener had more than 300 boys and girls competing, ranging in age from 6 to 18 years old. The Arcadia Youth Rodeo Association, Inc. is dedicated to helping its youth set goals and work to achieve them through a sport they truly enjoy, team roping is one of many. Events take place monthly and are free for spectators. imp,+r.. tiFtc l 1) I ANf t%! 4 '-Awl'k .ANA_' ie''I' 'iSQL fI{it_J9.---fi>ttaiF "f r _m .new sir _V f.. a r7 @'05252"516216

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Arcadian | Page 2 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 The DeSoto Board of County Commissioners met Tuesday at a workshop to discuss the rising costs of subsidizing dependent health care and life insurance for county employ ees and retirees. Human Resources Director Don Kesterson gave a brief history of insurance benets and the changes made to the program since 1986, including a life insurance benet option for retirees ranging from $5,000 to one times their annual salary, a 50 percent subsidy paid by the county for employee dependent insur ance, and a 2008 agreement that gave employees with 16 or more years of service with the county full health benets upon retirement. The nal amendment was revoked in 2009, but employ ees who were either vested or hired at that time continue to be eligible to receive full health insurance. Councilman Bob Miller expressed concern with the wide disparity in life insurance benets among employees, and that the health insurance benets for those in 2008 were more a gratuity than a condition of employment. Im worried if we continue to fund this gratuity, it is going to increase to $600,000 to $700,000 a year. Its our job to work in the best interests of the people of this county, and asking for a millage increase and allowing this subsidy to continue is certainly not in their best interests, he said. Commissioner Elton Langford responded to Miller, saying, Im betting the employees who are here who received that benet in 2008 would say that it most denitely is a part of their employment package. County Attorney Donald Conn advised caution when considering removing the benets, saying there are cases which focus on the difference between a contractual obligation or a detrimental reliance. There may be cases in this county where employees who were hired in 2008 may have a case of action regarding detrimental reliance. Commissioner Buddy Manseld felt the county should honor the agreement made with employees in the past. I think these people deserve something; around here a handshake and a promise mean something. Commissioner Gabriel Quave seemed to share Millers concerns but was not willing to remove the benets. He noted he was greatly bothered County addresses insurance benefitsBy STEVE BAUERARCADIAN ASSISTANT EDITOR ARCADIAN PHOTO BY SUSAN E. HOFFMANHuman Resources Director Don Kesterson speaks to DeSoto County Commissioners before a crowd in county commis sion chambers Tuesday.BENEFITS | 13 POW/MIA Recognition Day is set as Sept. 20, when prisoners of war and those in military service who were lost in action are honored. To commemorate the day, at Tuesdays regular Board of County Commissioners meeting, Veterans Service Ofcer Lee Gallagher introduced a brief ceremony. Participating in the POW/MIA Table Setting Ceremony were Tim Martin and Harlan Wilson of the Vietnam Brotherhood. They recreated a single place setting at a small table, with a red rose to represent the blood shed, salt representing the tears of family members of those who did not come home, and an inverted glass, showing the missing serviceman cannot drink. The audience gave a standing ovation at the conclusion. BOCC attorney Don Conn reported that the county is negotiating an agreement with CSX, the company responsible for the cleanup at the Superfund Site along Hull Road in Nocatee. Because there is some contamination that lies under a portion of the existing roadway, Conn said the road is going to be realigned, with a curve to go around that area. As a result, CSX which owns the land where the new roadway will be intends to convey that portion of land to the county, and in turn, the county will convey a portion of the existing roadway to CSX so the remedia tion work can be done. The county will require CSX to pay for lighting and signs to inform drivers of the change in the roadway, so they will not be surprised and miss the curve. CSX will agree to maintain the lighting and signs for ve years, which Conn said should be plenty of time for drivers to become accustomed to the new roadway. Conn also noted CSX has agreed to change the existing water lines that serve that area by creating a looped system, which will eliminate the need to dispose of more than 100,000 gallons of treated water every day. This will serve the Magic Circle area and some additional locations along Hull Road. The project is expected to be put out for bid in October. Utilities Director Eddie Miller proposed that the commissioners allow certain large potential utility customers, such as Big Tree and Tobys RV resorts, to pay a deposit toward their ultimate connection with the county utilities. At present, these big potential customers are expected to pay a monthly charge based on the amount of the utilities they will eventually utilize; that pay ment would reserve the capacity for them. But because the county does not know when this work will be done, it is not fair for these customers to pay large amounts of money when the delay is not theirs, but the countys. Commissioners agreed it was not reasonable to pay huge sums every month, but wanted their payments to be large enough to ensure they are serious about connecting to the utilities whenever they become available. Conn will help draft language for utility agreements to be fair when the delay is not due to the customer, yet be large enough to assure they will connect when the work is done. The commissioners approved awarding the Lettuce Lake Boat Ramp and Floating Dock contract to Marine Contracting Group Inc. Parks and Recreation Director Tara Anderson reported this project does not include paving the parking lot or constructing restroom facilities there.BOCC honors POWs/MIAs, OKs Hull Road changeBy SUSAN E. HOFFMANARCADIAN EDITOR Friends gather to share memoriesFriends from the DeSoto County High School Class of 1957 gathered on Sept. 17 to welcome one of their own. Calvin Waldron came to Arcadia for a visit. Many of his high school classmates joined him for dinner at the Magnolia Street Seafood and Grill in Arcadia. From the DHS Class of 1957 were: Robert Trump, Jerry Howell, Rodger Jordan, Thomas Simmons (not pictured but in attendance), Nancy Boggess, Malcolm Johnson, Direlle Baird, Jerry Moore, Scotty Turner, Ruth Reynolds Dunn, Shirley Howard Platt, Glenda Livingston Geneit, George Boring Jr., Sandra Welles, Jane Tyree Adams, Ann Holloman Ryals, Geraldine Barnwell, Richard (Dickie) Smith, Eddie Rushing, Calvin Waldron, Freddie Keene Conner, and Jackie Kelly Waters. 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The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 3 | Arcadian DeSoto General Manager .................. Joe Gallimore .........................................863-494-2434 Arcadian Editor / Art Director ............. Susan E. Hoffman .................................863-494-0300 Assistant Editor .................................... Steve Bauer ............................................863-494-0300 Office Manager / Advertising ........... Tami Jewell ...........................................863-494-2434 Graphic Artist / Customer Service ..... Jackie Bierman ......................................863-494-2434 Graphic Artist / Page Designer .......... Kyle Gallimore .......................................863-494-0300 SUN NEWSPAPERSMember of the Audit Bureau of Circulation DeSOTO CIRCULATIONCustomer Service863-494-2434Fax: 863-494-3533 tjewell@sun-herald.com jbierman@sun-herald.com DISPLAY ADVERTISINGDeSoto ...............................863-494-2434 Joe Gallimore jgallimore@sun-herald.com Susan Hoffman shoffman@sun-herald.com Steve Bauer sbauer@sun-herald.com Tami Jewell tjewell@sun-herald.com Jackie Bierman jbierman@sun-herald.com Kyle Gallimore kgallimore@sun-herald.com DEADLINESEditorial: Monday Noon Classified & Legal Ads: Wednesday 11 a.m. Display Ads: Friday 5 p.m. (or Noon Monday for camera ready ads only) Classified & Legal Advertising 863-494-2434Fax: 863-494-3533 jbierman@sun-herald.com ONLINE www.yoursun.net Like The Arcadian on Facebook ARCADIA As part of an ongoing effort to help DeSoto residents stay healthy, Florida Department of Health in DeSoto County invites private well owners to learn about radium. Radium is a naturally occurring element found in rock, soil, water, plants and animals. Radium is one of several types of substances known as radionuclides. Certain rock types found in Florida contain naturally occurring radionuclides. Wells for drinking water are often drilled into water-bearing formations containing these radionuclides, and these geologic materials can get into wells and drinking water. For drinking water standards, the level of radium is measured to indicate the maximum acceptable amount of such contaminants for daily consumption. Drinking water that contains naturally occurring radium represents a very small percentage (less than 1 percent) of the amount of naturally occurring radiation. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has determined the maximum Learn about radium in the waterBy IOANNIS GOUNTASSTATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHacceptable level for radium to be 5 picocuries (pCi) per liter of water. The EPA estimated that drinking water containing 5 pCI of radium at the rate of two liters per day for 70 years has an additional risk for developing cancer no greater than 1 in 10,000. Short term consumption of water with higher concentrations of radium does not signicantly change that estimated lifetime cancer risk. Water used externally for showering and bathing is not considered consumption and does not increase health risks. The best way to determine radium presence in your well is to have it tested by a certied laboratory, said Keith Keene, Environmental Administrator for the Florida Department of Health in DeSoto County. To remove radionuclides from well water, the EPA recommends installing home point of entry treatment systems such as reverse osmosis and ion exchange lters. Common water softeners are also used to remove radionuclides. Such devices are readily available from a variety of reliable vendors. For more information about radium, call the Health Departments Environmental Health Ofce at 863-993-4601, ext. 120, the Florida Department of Health, Radon and Indoor Air Program at 1-800-543-8279, or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencys Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791. For more information, visit the Florida Department of Healths website. (Finances Director Renee Green) make. And I was told by a council member it was to show us who has more power in the city. My ght is not about power, it is about helping Arcadia recover. Jankosky also says in her letter that neither Councilmen Bob Heine or Bob Allen has talked to her to review the personnel les of former employees Steve Underwood and Jerry Cordes, although they both objected to the rings in the last council meeting. She also noted Councilwoman Alice Frierson believes Cathy Miller should be red, and because Jankosky refused to do so, Frierson thinks it is dismissive of the councils directives. It takes a majority vote/consensus to create a council directive, and council does not direct the hiring and ring of my staff, except I guess they can re me without cause if they do not like my choices, she said. Its really not a valid reason, but its one nonetheless. She continued, When I make decisions or support decisions that are in the best interest of the city and most importantly the taxpayers, my job gets put on the line. No city administrator is going to put up with the continual threat of their job and not have authority over their staff. A manager has no credibility when they have no authority. Jankosky said she would be staying out of the public sector in the near future, and has secured a private sector job. Because of all we have accomplished and all that we have on our plates I do nd it hard to make this decision but because of all the instability, unnecessary drama and potential unlawful conduct I will be going back into the private sector. She recommended Green as interim administrator, saying she is aware of the projects and other issues Jankosky has been involved with in the past year. She also suggested the council go through proper channels with their next administrator hire. I hope and pray that you will at least use the services of the Range Riders to assist you in nding a qualied, experienced city administrator and you accept nothing less, she said. Arcadia is moving in the right direction but this will not continue if you hire the wrong person. Local is not always the preferred or correct choice. When reached for comment on Jankoskys resignation, Councilman Joe Fink said, I think its another sad day for Arcadia. The council has done this to itself again. They never allowed the process to work in the rst place. We are right back where we started.RESIGNSFROM PAGE 1 Gerald Keith and Zellisha Burges-Tyler, on behalf of Walmart Transportation #7823, donated $2,000 to the Memorial Elementary School fth grade class. 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VIEWPOINT DeSoto The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Arcadian | Page 4Derek Dunn-Rankin President David Dunn-Rankin Publisher Chris Porter Executive editor Brian Gleason Editorial page editor E-mail letters to letters@sun-herald.com | OUR VIEW | GRITS & PIECES Something smells to high heavenOur view: Elected council members must represent the publics best interests.Last week, as City Council heard statements by and about two city employees who were recently red, Councilman Bob Heine said, It smells to high heaven. He was right. But he should have checked his own shoes. City Council heard some heated debates last week about two long-time employees who were red in September. Just a few weeks ago, Council had given the City Administrator full authority to hire and re city staff. Thats a logical decision; its the way most corporations are run too, where the board of directors weigh in on the CEO, and the CEO in turn manages the staff on a day-to-day basis. But now that the citys CEO, if you will, decided to re two people who had several notices of violation in their employee records, some members of council want to have a special meeting about it. Heine, it seems, wanted to have a special meeting before last weeks council session. He reportedly asked City Marshal Matt Anderson to ask Mayor Keith Keene to schedule a special meeting. Anderson did call Keene, the mayor said, and told him what Heine had asked him to do. Keene, however, recognized there could be a Sunshine Law problem and he would rather not discuss it with him. Keene told The Arcadian he later asked the councils attorney whether a request for a council member through a third party could present a Sunshine Law problem; he learned that it could. Heine, for his part, may also have understood the potential for an issue, because when The Arcadian called him to ask about his request to the Mayor, Heine said, I dont have time to talk to you and abruptly hung up without even saying goodbye. When we tried to call him back immediately after, no one answered the phone; we are still waiting for someone to return our message from ve days ago. (Nor did Anderson respond to two messages left for him.) Floridas Government in the Sunshine Law assures citizens have the opportunity to hear discussions among their elected ofcials before they vote on city business. We elect them to work for us, and we have a right to know when theyre talking about city business which is, after all, our business. The Sunshine Law ensures there are no more secret deals made in the proverbial smoke-lled back rooms. It is intended to prevent city council members from meeting in private to decide city business such as ring the city manager. (Indeed, rumors were circulating last week that three council members were planning to do just that.) Heine went one step further last week. During the meeting, one of the red workers gave a statement about his situation. Heine, responding from the dais, said, If he aint hired back, I guarantee he needs to get him a good lawyer and just sue the hell out of us. For a sitting councilman, charged with overseeing and protecting the publics interest, such a statement is a breach of duciary duty. His duty as an elected ofcial is to manage the citys affairs, including its nances, with the public interest at heart. A duciary is dened as a person ... who has the power and obligation to act for another ... under circumstances which require total trust, good faith and honesty. http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com. He is not acting in the best interests of the public when he urges someone to sue the very | LETTERS TO THE EDITORKnow for whom you voteEditor: It is unfortunate that two long term employees were red. I did not have a problem with either employee during my tenure as the City Administrator; to the contrary, they were exemplary employees for me. However, the same City Council members who are complaining about these employees being red are the same ones who terminated my employment without cause. It is very ironic to see them now complain about fairness and due process. They hired Ms. Jankosky (who according to her resume did not have experience as a city administrator until I hired her as my assistant) and gave her the power she now enjoys, which I believe they would never have given me. The three City Council members in question are only seeing their chickens coming home to roost, so dont complain. You gave her the power, now live with it. The City of Arcadia deserves better. I hope that in the next election the citizens elect City Council members who truly reect the spirit of the city. In my estimation the level of elected ofcials competence is truly tied to whether citizens come out to vote in great numbers (reecting their concern for the city) and stay engaged with the governance of the government they elect. If you want good government, learn about the people you elect before you elect them and then show your support by voting and holding them accountable for their actions.Lawrence Miller, Ph.D. Former Arcadia City AdministratorResponse to Mary Lyne on POW agEditor: We have utmost respect for Mary Lyne and recognition of the good work she does for the community and the veterans. Her letter to the editor of Sept. 11 indicates a misunderstanding of the courtesy Some fun just never gets oldI am of the mind that a sense of humor is not only a fantabulous facet of life, but its a necessity in keeping ones sanity as well. And it sure does provide some fun memories to savor and share as we get older. Take for instance, playing pranks. Back in the day, the big joke to play on someone was executed by ipping through the phone book, picking a random number, and calling them to ask, Is your refrigerator running? Of course theyd reply that it was, and of course wed follow up with, Well then, you better go catch it! and hang up. Or you could call the local mom and pop store and ask, Do you have Prince Albert in the can? That was loose tobacco to make hand-rolled cigarettes, of course, and was sold in tins. The unsuspecting caller would conrm the product, and youd yell, Well you better let him out! before slamming the receiver down. Of course all that is out of the question these days due to caller ID. And you cant even slam the receiver anymore all you can do is push a button. Wheres the fun in that?! There was no shortage of fun stuff you could do to each other back in the day, and it seemed the more juvenile it was, the more fun it was. This included loosening the lid to salt and pepper shakers or tops to the squeeze bottles of ketchup and mustard in the school lunch room, and sitting back and waiting for some unsuspecting victim to ruin their meal. But considering what we thought of school lunches back then, it may have improved them. Sneaking into the bathroom and ushing the toilet while someone was in the shower was always good for a laugh. Good for a scream too, as the poor person behind the curtain would get a sudden scalding. All the more reason to take tub baths. And to keep the door locked! Heres a good one that you never want to get caught doing. Stretch clear plastic wrap (like you subdue leftovers with) over the toilet bowl, then put Grits & Pieces Luke Wilson troubador55@embarqmail.com | LETTER SUBMISSION POLICYLetters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. Please keep them to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name not initials. An address and telephone number must be included; they are not for publication, but must be provided so we may verify authorship if necessary. Due to the number of letters received, we reserve the right to run only one letter per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is intended as a public forum for community discourse and the opinions and statements made in letters are solely those of the individual writers. The Arcadian takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Arcadian, 108 S. Polk Ave., Arcadia FL 34266, or fax to 863-494-3533. Readers with access to the internet may e-mail Letters to the Editor at shoffman@sun-herald.com.LETTERS | 22 GRITS & PIECES | 22 OUR VIEW | 22 IB4 THINGS Ce iN T 2 9, / / / i /Hg'sHoPw'To5IsAswi ToAT/ET THERE aE swnsgojc-t'/ sE .bRK-ADIAht ARKRDinnJ

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Arcadian | Page 6 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 NOTE: All area codes are 863 unless otherwise indicated. TODAY The Annual DeSoto Charlotte Farm Bureau Meeting will be held at the Turner Agri-Civic Center on Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m. Ladies will again be bringing their wonderful side dishes. For details call the Farm Bureau at 494-3636. Caregiver support group meets at 1:30 p.m. at DeSoto Memorial Home Health Care at DeSoto Memorial Hospital Medical Plaza, 1006 N. Mills Ave., Arcadia. For more information, call DeSoto Memorial Home Health Care at 494-8432 or Hospice of Southwest Florida at 993-0662. The Family Safety Alliance meeting for DeSoto, Manatee and Sarasota counties is held the fourth Thursday of every month at 4 p.m. at the McClure Center, 4215 Concept Court, Lakewood Ranch. For information, call 941-316-6009. AA Second Tradition Anniversary Night is the last Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at St. Edmunds Episcopal Church, 327 W. Hickory St. Potluck/barbeque before the meeting. AA Second Tradition Anniversary Night is the last Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at St. Edmunds Episcopal Church, 327 W. Hickory St. Open speaker. Drop-in Yoga Class every Thursday, 5 p.m.-5:15 p.m., registration and yoga tea; 5:15-6:15 p.m., yoga class. Come enjoy an hour of serenity focused on breathing, gentle yoga poses, peaceful stretching and quiet relaxation. Held in the Health Dept,. conference room, 34 S. Baldwin Ave. Drop-in $7/class, 8-class package $40 ($5 per class). Bring your own mat. For more information, call Christine at 244-1925. DeSoto County Library story time is at 3 p.m. at 125 N. Hillsborough Ave., Arcadia. Call 993-4851 for more information. Cocaine Anonymous meetings are held every Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church. The first meeting is scheduled for Feb. 3. For information, call Charles Godwin at 941-357-3945, Mildred Daniels at 993-0373, or Curtis Clark at 263-2935. Faith Mission provides free lunches for anyone in need, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 1109 S.E. 9th St., Arcadia. Donations gratefully accepted. Alcoholics Anonymous Second Tradition meets at 7 p.m. at St. Edmunds Episcopal Church, 327 W. Hickory St. Arcadia Quilt Club meets from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Palace Dance Hall, 1627 N.E. Floridian Circle, Arcadia. Weight Watchers meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 1509 E. Oak St. For details visit www. weightwatchers.com and find a meeting or call 800-651-6000. ACCESS office is open from 1-4 p.m. today at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 319 S. Lee Ave., Arcadia. Call for appointments at 494-0320. FRIDAY Two bluegrass associations will host their annual joint weekend Sept. 27-28 at the recreation hall at Craigs RV Resort in Arcadia. Music begins Saturday at 1 p.m., with jamming Friday and Sat. nights. Donation $7 per person for nonmembers. For more information call 941-467-2051, visit www.heartlandbluegrass.org or email heartlandblue grass@gmail.com. Nature Walks: Morgan Park, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 27. Free. The AA G.I.R.L.S. Anniversary Night is at 6 p.m. on the fourth Friday of the month at St. Edmunds Episcopal Church, 327 W. Oak St. City Takers for Christ will be giving away free meals on the last Friday of every month, starting at 12:30 p.m. until everything has been distributed, at 607 S. Orange Ave. Faith Mission provides free lunches for anyone in need, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 1109 S.E. 9th St., Arcadia. Donations gratefully accepted. SATURDAY Fundraiser, Sat., Sept. 28, $5 pizza buffet (including beverage) at Arcadia Pizza Hut, 916 E. Oak St., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $3 of each order will be donated to the family of Jonah Garcia, an infant who unexpectedly passed away Sept. 19. Paynes Creek Historic State Park will celebrate Western Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 28. Admission $3/ vehicle, event admission $2/vehicle. Live music, vendors, storytelling, campfire, cow whip demos, horses, Lake Kissimmee Cow Camp, trail riding, food and more. 888 Lake Branch Rd., Bowling Green. 375-4717. The DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council, for its September member meeting, will visit the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota on Sept. 28. This is Free Museum Day and you can obtain two free tickets per household for the Ringling Museum at http://www. smithsonianmag.com/museumday/. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Arcadian, 108 S. Polk Ave., to car pool to the museum. The group will stop somewhere for Dutch treat lunch. DeSoto County Library story time is at 10:30 a.m. at 125 N. Hillsborough Ave., Arcadia. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 993-4851 for more information. SUNDAY Telephone Reassurance and Friendly Visitors available to those over 55 and homebound. Phone Senior Friendship Centers at 863-494-5965 to sign up for these free services, staffed by trained volunteers who have had background screenings. Phone also if interested in becoming a volunteer for either program. Alcoholics Anonymous Serenity Group meets at Grace Lutheran Church, W. Oak St. (State Road 70) at 8 p.m. Sunday. MONDAY AA Brown Bagger meetings are offered every Monday at noon at Trinity United Methodist Church, 304 W. Oak St. Women of Worship WOW Womens ministry meets at 6:15 p.m. Monday at Freedom Fellowship Christian Ministries, 1528 N.E. Turner Ave. All are welcome. A women-only G.I.R.L.S. AA meeting is held at St. Edmunds Episcopal Church at 6 p.m. on Monday at 327 W. Hickory St. Alcoholics Anonymous Second Tradition meets at St. Edmunds Episcopal Church at 8 p.m. Monday at 327 W. Hickory St. Al-anon, offering help for families of alcoholics, meets at 7:30 p.m. on Mondays at Fort Ogden Methodist Church, 6923 S.W. River St. in Fort Ogden. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the same time. For information call 941-4267655 or visit www.district13soflal-anon.org. The DeSoto County Homeless Coalition Community Resource Center is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1425 Martin Luther King St. The center provides referrals for mainstream resources, elderly food stamps (by appointment) and computer service. Salvation Army has office space on Wed. by appointment. For more information, call 491-5683. A faith-based addiction recovery ministry meets at 7:30 p.m. every Monday at the Nocatee Baptist Church (red brick church) on U.S. Highway 17 in Nocatee. TUESDAY Nature Walks: Morgan Park, 8:30 a.m. Oct. 1. With John and Forest Reynolds. Free. Arcadia City Council meets at 6 p.m. at the Margaret Way Building, 23 N. Polk Ave., Arcadia. Freedom Fellowship Christian Ministries Support Group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 1528 N.E. Turner Ave. The DeSoto Amateur Radio Club meets at 8 p.m. Tuesday (except the third Tuesday) of the month, on the 147.075, W4MIN repeater with a pl of 100. All amateurs are invited to participate. Faith Mission provides free lunches for anyone in need, at 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 1109 S.E. 9th St., Arcadia. Donations gratefully accepted. DeSoto County Library holds story time at 3 p.m. Tuesdays at 125 N. Hillsborough Ave., Arcadia. Call 993-4851 for more information. The Peace River Woodcarvers meet from 9 a.m. to noon every Tuesday at the Speer Center, U.S. Highway 17 North, Arcadia. For information, contact Bill Morse at 207-418-4687 or mamorse1953@gmail.com. ACCESS office is open from 9 a.m. to noon today at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 319 S. Lee Ave., Arcadia. Call for appointments at 494-0320. Alcoholics Anonymous Second Tradition meets at 8 p.m. at St. Edmunds Episcopal Church, 327 W. Hickory St. Suncoast Community Blood Bank is open from noon to 6 p.m. today at 710 N. Brevard Ave. (U.S. 17 North), Arcadia. For more information, call 993-9366. WEDNESDAY DeSoto County Homeless Coalition Mobile Pantry is on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Smith Brown Gym starting at 9 a.m. until the food is gone. The only requirement is to be a DeSoto County resident. Sponsored by the All Faiths Food bank of Sarasota. The AA Serenity Group Business Meeting is held at 7:15 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Grace Lutheran Church, 1004 W. Oak St. The Arcadia Writers Group meets from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Arcadia Village Clubhouse. For more information, call Sarah Hollenhorst at 244-1663. The Retired Law Enforcement Association of Southwest Florida meets first Wednesday monthly at the Fraternal Order of Police Hall, 23300 Harper Ave., Port Charlotte. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m.; meeting is at 7:30 p.m. For information, call 941-423-0902. DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council Artist Group is now meeting on Wednesday mornings, 9 a.m. to noon at the Arcadia Village Cantina Clubhouse. Call Linda at 494-7734 for more information. Free and open to the public. Hour of Power Prayer time is held at noon at Freedom Fellowship Christian Ministries, 1528 N.E. Turner Ave. AA Brown Bagger meetings are offered every Monday at noon at Trinity United Methodist Church, 304 W. Oak St. The Arcadia Eagles, 150 S. Polk Ave., now offers Bingo from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday evenings. Alcoholics Anonymous Serenity-Big Book meets at 8 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, W. Oak St. (State Road 70). Alcoholics Anonymous open discussion at Trinity Methodist Church, 304 Oak Street. Art for Kids is at 3 p.m. every Wednesday in the DeSoto County Librarys childrens wing. This program, sponsored by the DeSoto County Arts and Humanities Council, is for elementary school-aged children. THURSDAY The DeSoto Chamber of Commerce Early Bird Breakfast is at 8 a.m. Oct. 3 at First State Bank. The DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council Board of directors meets on the first Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m., at The Arcadian, 108 S. Polk. The DeSoto County Special Olympics committee meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday every month at Beef OBradys. The meeting is open to anyone who is interested in coaching or working with adults or youth in sports. For more information, call Joyce at 873-8219 or 494-3440. Chamber of Commerce Early Bird Breakfast is at 8 a.m. the first Thursday monthly. Each months location will be announced. The 4-H Stitch in Time sewing club meets every first Thursday at 5 p.m Drop-in Yoga Class every Thursday, 5 p.m.-5:15 p.m., registration and yoga tea; 5:15-6:15 p.m., yoga class. Come enjoy an hour of serenity focused on breathing, gentle yoga poses, peaceful stretching and quiet relaxation. Held in the Health Dept,. conference room, 34 S. Baldwin Ave. Drop-in $7/class, 8-class package $40 ($5 per class). Bring your own mat. For more information, call Christine at 244-1925. DeSoto County Library story time is at 3 p.m. at 125 N. Hillsborough Ave., Arcadia. Call 993-4851 for more information. Cocaine Anonymous meetings are held every Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church. The first meeting is scheduled for Feb. 3. For information, call Charles Godwin at 941-357-3945, Mildred Daniels at 993-0373, or Curtis Clark at 263-2935. Faith Mission provides free lunches for anyone in need, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 1109 S.E. 9th St., Arcadia. Donations gratefully accepted. Alcoholics Anonymous Second Tradition meets at 7 p.m. at St. Edmunds Episcopal Church, 327 W. Hickory St. Arcadia Quilt Club meets from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Palace Dance Hall, 1627 N.E. Floridian Circle, Arcadia. Weight Watchers meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 1509 E. Oak St. For details visit www. weightwatchers.com and find a meeting or call 800-651-6000. SPECIAL The Center for the Needy, at the corner of W. Pine St. and S. Orange Ave., is desperately in need of food, clothing, household goods (such as blankets, towels, cooking and eating utensils etc.),supplies anything a person in need might require. The center is dangerously low on food, its shelves are almost bare, and they need to replenish supplies before the colder months. Any donations are gratefully accepted, including cash, to help those in real need in our community. For more information, call 863-444-0499. Lifelong Learning Institute of Edison College, Punta Gorda, will present classes in Arcadia at South Florida State College starting the week of Jan. 20, 2014. LLI offers interesting, affordable, non-credit courses to retirees who want to keep mentally sharp. LLI is seeking instructors to present a class on an inter esting topic. Classes are two hours long, for four weeks in duration. To learn more visit www.lifelonglearn ing-charlotte.org, click on the 2013 Winter Program to learn about the types of classes offered and the duration of the class. For more information, call 941 637-3533 or email charlottelli@edison.edu. JEWISH HOLY DAYS Temple Beth El, North Port Jewish Center, 3840 S. Biscayne Drive, has listed information for the upcoming Jewish holidays: Sukkot second day service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19. Sabbath service begins at 8 p.Shmini Atzeret service begins at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 26; Yizkor will be recited. Sabbath service begins at 8 p.m. Sept. 27 with Oneg Shabbat. Sabbath service begins at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 28 with Kiddush to follow. For more information, call 942-423-0300 or visit www.templebethel-np.org. 2940177 lufomo five CoI/isVo.*1a a land Refinishinou love cars, you'recreative, and you likeworking with your hands.South Florida StateCollege's AutomotiveCollision Repair andRefinishing program canhelp you put it all together.You'll earn an occupationalcertificate in a little over a. ,. year.New classes begin on Oct. 21.Advisors are ready to help you apply foreducational grants and enroll in the program.Call us at 993-1757.SOUTH SFSC DESOTO CAMPUSTurner Ave., ArcadiaFLORIDA 2251 N.Tl453Discover a New World www.southflorida.eduSouth Florida State College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution.South Florida State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award theassociate and baccalaureate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call404-6734500 for questions about the accreditation of South Florida State College.

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The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 7 | Arcadian Family AlbumFAMILY ALBUM PHOTOSSend us a photo to celebrate a birth, birthday, engagement, wedding, anniversary, etc. The Arcadian will run it free. We must have it no later than noon on Monday. Bring your photo to the office or e-mail to Arcadian.editor@gmail.com PHOTO PROVIDEDAngie Lopez Biron August 2, 1933 September 23, 2011 The Lord took my mom home. She earned her wings and the right to be in heaven. No more sorrows or pain, just complete happiness and peace. Thats been in my hopes and prayers for you. I love and miss you, Mom. Your daughter, Bibi MorenoIn loving memory PHOTO PROVIDEDHappy 37th Birthday, Baby Girl, AKA Lisa on Sept. 25. May God bless you with many more!Happy birthday Auxillary honors volunteers Elvin Krueger has been so generous with the DeSoto Memorial Hospital Auxiliary during his tenure as head of the DMH Dietary Sta, and on his retirement at his last Auxiliary Meeting, the Auxiliary presented him with a cake as well as a picture of The Last Supper for his new dining room, yet to be built. Many thanks to Mr. Elvin; he will denitely be missed. With him is Nancy Fitzgerald. DeSoto Memorial Hospital Auxiliary honored its volunteers in September. Back row, from left: Shawn Himelright, 200 hours.; Dorothy Miller, 10 years; Jack Miller, 10 years; Jane Powers, 8,000 hours; Pat Posey, 2,000 hours; Janet Dunderman, 9,500 hours; and Sandy Mathys, 200 hours. Front: Nelda Hill, 20 years; and Phyllis Moore, 1,000 hours. DeSoto Memorial Hospital Auxiliary elected ocers for the new year, from left: Sherry Miraldi, Jackie Manget, Nancy Fitzgerald; Nominating Committee Vice-President Cindy Siegel; President Bob Siegel; Treasurer Janet Dunderman; and Secretary Jane Powers.PHOTOS PROVIDED BY JANE POWERS FREE KIDS VITAMIN PROGRAM PICK UP A FREE BOTTLE EVERY 30 DAYS! Not valid with other offers. Parent must come in and sign each child up for a 30 day supply of chewable vitamins. Chewable Multivitamins for every childs nutritional needs! C H I L D R E N S C H I L D R E N S CHILDRENS FREE! FRUIT FLAVOR Charlotte Pharmacy (941)889-7239 3231 Tamiami Trail, Ste-G, Port Charlotte, FL 33952 DeSoto Pharmacy (863)491-7415 301 N Brevard Ave. Ste-E, Arcadia, FL 34266 50449663 OCharlottePharmacyDesoto UUULIWLLLUPharmacy on.-YFondly PhamnoyJ Charlotte Dv Pharmacy vPhChewable AllMultivitamins_ .r.tnry Supplarnnt 30 Lblat.IA I :a 'v -fie'

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Arcadian | Page 8 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 The DeSoto County Sheriffs Ofce reported the following arrests: Cody Lee Avant, 27, 8300 block of S. Couty Road 760, Arcadia. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: none. Reynolds Stackdollars Brooks, 25, FCCC, Arcadia. Charge: battery on detention facility employee with uids. Bond: none. Marilynn Laverne Cosey, 50, 700 block of S. Orange Ave., Arcadia. Charges: battery and petty theft between $100-$300. Bond: $870. Franklin Von Faison Jr., 28, 1600 block of N.E. Hickory St., Arcadia. Charge: failure to appear. Bond: $2,000. Rainer Sage Incitti, 19, 100 block of N. Monroe Ave., Arcadia. Charges: unarmed burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and grand theft at dwelling between $100-$300. Bond: $9,000. Calvin Leon Jones, 27, 1900 block of S.E. Cherry Drive, Arcadia. Charges: aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability, and simple assault. Bond: $6,000. Rafael Juarez Jr., 36, Zolfo Springs. Charges: possession or use of drug equipment and sale of methamphetamine. Bond: $5,120. Fernando Lopez, 33, 300 block of Granada Ave., Arcadia. Charge: trespass. Bond: $250. Addie Lynn Nation, 41, Elkhart, IN. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: none. Hossain Joshua Nga, 35, 10000 block of S.W. Madison Ave., Fort Ogden. Charges: three counts of giving false information of ownership on pawn items under $300, and grand theft between $300-$5,000. Bond: $5,500. JosephEdward Patton, 33, rst block of Park Place, Arcadia. Charge: petty theft. Bond: $120. Joseph Cory Phillips, 23, Boynton Beach, Fla. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: none. Michael Duane Sesic, 26, FCCC, Arcadia. Charge: failure to appear. Bond: none. Wilford Lee Smith Jr., 32, 1400 block of N.E. Hickory St., Arcadia. Charges: resisting an ofcer without violence and three counts of failure to support spouse or child. Bond: $750. Purge: $4,600. Jose Valdez, 26, 4800 block of S.W. U.S. Highway 17, Arcadia. Charges: battery and violation of probation. Bond: none. Sammie Lee Brown Jr., 38, 500 block of W. Pine St., Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: $750. Sebastion Palermo Castanon, 31, 200 block of N. Luther Ave., Arcadia. Charge: driving without a valid license. Bond:$120. Ines Georgina Castillo, 23, 1300 block of N.E. Oak St., Arcadia. Charge: driving without a valid license. Bond: $120. Jessica Lynn Epifanio, 26, 1300 block of N.E. Oak St., Arcadia. Charge: driving without a valid license. Bond: $120. Scott Gordon, 57, Venice, Fla. Charge: DUI with alcohol or drugs. Bond: $500. Brittany Tashema Grant, 23, rst block of Park Place, Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: $750. Gail Marie Harris, 39, first block of Park Place, Arcadia. Charges: two counts of failure to support spouse or child. Purge: released on recognizance. Jessie Lynn Herman, 20, 6800 block of Albritton St., Arcadia. Charge: failure to appear. Bond: $2,000. Steven Jaquez, 24, Wauchula. Charge: habitually driving while license is suspended. Bond: $2,000. Raul Serrato Jaramillo, 39, 1900 block of Herald Court, Arcadia. Charges: driving while license is suspended, failure to support spouse or child and out-of-county warrant. Bond: $2,517. Taquita Jenee Leverett, 24, 700 block of S. Monroe Ave., Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: $120. Miguel Angel Pedroza, 23, 6100 block of S.W. Pensacola Ave., Arcadia. Charge: driving without a valid license. Bond: $120. Candi Seare Redding, 33, 600 block of Harris Road, Arcadia. Charge: failure to support child or spouse. Purge: $50. Patricia Ann Sosa, 41, Park Place Estate, Arcadia. Charges: forgery or alteration of public record, grand theft between $300-$5,000, and passing a forged or altered instrument. Bond: $3,000. Jared Strassle, 22, 600 block of W. Magnolia Ave., Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: $1,000. Robert Lee Ankrom, 18, 700 block of N. 17th Ave., Arcadia. Charge: petty theft, Bond: $120. Maurice Daniel Throw, 33, 400 block of Harris St., Arcadia. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: none. Aaron Dean Weeks, 26, 100 block of Baldwin St., Arcadia. Charge: out-ofcounty warrant. Bond: none. Jamie Dale Barber, 29, 2900 block of N.W. Eucalyptus Ave., Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: released on recognizance. Horri Leshadri Brown, 27, 4500 block of S.W. Holly Ave., Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: $750. Franklin Von Faison, 28, 1600 block of N.E. Hickory St., Arcadia. Charge: failure to appear. Bond: $2,000. Marian Evette Williams, 45, Bartow, Fla. Charge: battery. Bond: $120. The Charlotte County Sheriffs Ofce reported the following arrests: Jeamane Tyrone Evans, 35, 1400 block of E. Cypress St., Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: none. Compiled by Susan E Homan |POLICE BEATThe information for Police Beat is gathered from police, sheriffs office, Florida Highway Patrol, jail and fire records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction and guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. voted to approve the proposed budget. County Administrator C. Guy Maxcy said while the millage rate had gone down over the past several years, the costs of goods and services the county pays continue to rise. In the past, the county has drawn in reserves, but its unwise to continue doing that. Maxcy said the county needs a fiveyear outlook. There are some things coming in the future that we dont know how well pay for them, he said, including some unfunded state mandates: half a million dollars for state retirement and another half-million for Medicaid contributions. Several in the audience challenged the budget. Ed Johnson questioned why the county continues to pay toward health care benefits for commissioners dependents: presently, two on the board, Quave and Langford, receive county contributions toward their dependents care. Many other retired county employ ees, including Selph, are collecting benefits as well. While some commissioners opined earlier that day that those benefits were a perk the employees accepted as part of their employment benefits, Johnson noted most of them were on board when the benefit was added, and some who came after didnt receive the same benefit. Judy Berger agreed with Johnson, questioning why the county is paying for lifetime insurance for 33 employ ees and eight spouses, and dependent benefits which two commissioners are getting. Im retired. I have no health insur ance. People are broke, she said. Its Arcadia, not Naples. Polly Hines from Nocatee also questioned the insurance benefits. Each of you has a job or youre retired, yet you want us to pay your insurance? she asked commissioners. Bobby Avant said, People here are broke. They can barely survive. How many people wont be able to pay their taxes? And if they dont, how would that help the county? Avant said the county has to get back to bringing in more business so people have jobs. Carl Wiley worried about how the declining citrus industry could affect the county. If we lose a lot of citrus, well lose more employees; plants wont run as much and well lose jobs. He said he had been out of work five months and couldnt find a job even in the groves. He had to sell a car and is trying to support a family of six on $21,000 a year. In the good years, we squandered our money, Wiley said. We got a $1 million fire truck thats nothing more than a flagpole. George Lempeneau, who owns the Peace River Campground, said his business depends on bringing outsiders in. His customers are not as affluent as they used to be. I cant tell my remaining customers they have to pay more to make up for those who cant pay anymore, he said. We have to bring the countys expenses in line with its income.Commissioners commentLangford told the audience, Ive been here (on BOCC) longer than any of the others and this is the hardest budget Ive had to pass. He said none of the current board was in office when the benefits to employees dependents and retired staff were passed, but I and Commissioner Mansfield put a stop to that in 2009. But in his view, I think they (employees) deserved it because it was promised to them. He also urged voters to tell him what they would want to cut out of the budget. There are things that can be cut but I have to know what you want. Mansfield defended the $150,000 dedicated to economic development, saying, How can we ask someone to come here when we dont even invest in ourselves? Langford added, I can assure you, the money in our budget is not going overseas to someone who wants to kill us; its not going to farm subsidies. In other business, the board approved a special exception to allow a cemetery as an accessory use to a Mennonite Church complex.COUNTYFROM PAGE 1 In the good years, we squandered our money. We got a million dollar fire truck that is nothing more than a flag pole.Carl Wiley 50449664 Be sure and stop in and thank these local businesses who believe that a well-informed citizen is important for our community: Home Owners Supply DeSoto Automall Sevigny Eye Care & Associates These businesses have made 2,500 additional annual subscriptions to the weekly Arcadian Newspaper po ssible. SHOPSotO tiFor Your S upport Keep l'o`ur Dollars In DeSoto

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The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 9 | Arcadian | OBITUARIESLawrence A. GranthamLawrence A. Grantham, 78, of Port Charlotte, Fla. passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. He was born Feb. 7, 1935, in Live Oak, Fla. Lawrence lived in Wauchula, Fla., for awhile, prior to moving to Arcadia, Fla., 45 years ago. He worked as a supervisor for the Florida Department of Transportation, where he oversaw the maintenance of the highways. Lawrence enjoyed riding his golf cart around the neighborhood, meeting and making new friends and keeping up with old friends. He loved the times he spent with his family. Lawrence enjoyed gardening and doing things with his grandchildren. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and was of the Baptist faith, attending services at the Ft. Ogden First Baptist Church. He is survived by his beloved wife, Helen Grantham, of Arcadia; sons, David L. (Ellen McIntosh) Grantham, of Arcadia, and Tracy Lee (Dena) Grantham, of Dadeville, Ala.; daughter, Carolyn (Lowell Roberts) Rayl, of Sneads, Fla.; brother, Richard C. (Elizabeth) Grantham Sr., of Wauchula; sisters, Betty G. (James M. Mack) Windham, and Louise Grantham Marchesini, both of Warner Robbins, Ga.; ve grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Lawrence is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Clarence, and Dora Elizabeth Raulerson Grantham. Visitation was held Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, from the chapel of Ponger-KaysGrady Funeral Home, Arcadia, FL, with funeral services following, with Reverend Jerry Atkins ofciating. In lieu of owers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Mid-South Division, Inc., Attn: Shirley Waters, 1100 Ireland Way, Suite 300, Birmingham, AL 35205. Online condolences can be made at pongerkaysgrady.com. Arrangements are by Ponger-KaysGrady Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Arcadia, FL.Michael P. PayneMichael P. Mike Payne, 36, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at home, with his family by his side. He was born Jan. 22, 1977, in Bartow, Fla., and moved to Arcadia, Fla., in 1978 with his family from Fort Meade, Fla. He was of the Baptist faith, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Arcadia. To know Mike was to love him. He fought a long, hard battle with cancer. Mikes biggest concern has always been for his children, family and friends. He is going to be sorely missed by all. Michael worked as a corrections ofcer at GEO; he was an active member of B.P.O.E Elks Lodge 1524 in Arcadia, where he loved singing karaoke with everyone. He also enjoyed hunting, shing and cooking, and was a huge FSU fan. Mike is survived by his wife, Sara George Payne of Arcadia; four children, including sons, Austin L. Payne of Bradenton, Fla., and Logan M. Payne of Bethel Springs, Tenn.; and daughters, Sidney Payne of Bradenton, and Gracie Payne of Arcadia; parents, Lee E. (Oaurilee) Payne and Mary Ann (Joe Best) Bushy, all of Arcadia; two brothers, Steven F. (Kim Roberts) Payne of Arcadia, and Joseph W. (Sky) Payne of Bradenton; sister, Tammy Horner of Punta Gorda, Fla.; stepbrother, John Curtis of Virginia; stepsisters, Jennifer Hall, Corla Cisneros, Sara Curtis and Gail Dungerow, all of Arcadia; and numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation of family and friends was followed by the funeral service Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at the chapel of Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Homes, Arcadia. Pastor Matt Clayton ofciated. A Celebration of Michaels life will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at the Arcadia Moose Lodge. Please come and bring a covered dish. In lieu of owers, the family request donations be made in care of Carl Gause at the Arcadia Moose Lodge, 1121 W. Oak St., Arcadia, FL 34266. Online condolences can be made at www.pongerkaysgrady.com. Arrangements are by Ponger-KaysGrady Funeral Homes of Arcadia.Claude Elmer ThompsonClaude Elmer CE Thompson, 96, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Arcadia, Fla. He was born April 8, 1917, in Linden, Fla., and moved to Arcadia 40 years ago from Miami, Fla. During his working career, CE was a pipe tter for FEC Railroad. He was a veteran, serving our country in the United States Navy. In his retirement years he enjoyed gardening, playing croquet and horseshoes. CE is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Janice H. Matthews Thompson of Arcadia; two sons, Tommy (Bonnie) Thompson of High Pointe, N.C., and Evan (Ingrid) Thompson of Oregon; four daughters, Linda Willard of High Pointe, Joy (Marcus) Norman of Starke, Fla., Diane Whitmier of Atlanta, Ga., and Donna Weathersby of Tifton, Ga.; sister, Nell Csonka of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clayton and Sattsi Allen Thompson; and three siblings. The funeral services was held Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home, Arcadia. Burial was at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Arcadia. Online condolences may be made at www. pongerkaysgrady.com. Arrangements are by Ponger-KaysGrady Funeral Homes, Arcadia.Leona S. NautaLeona S. Nauta, 96, passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Arcadia, Fla. Arrangements are by Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home and Cremation Services.JessieLucille PalmerJessie Lucille Palmer, 84, passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Port Charlotte, Fla. She was born Sept. 14, 1929 in Fort Ogden, Fla. Jessie was a lifelong resident of Arcadia, Fla., and DeSoto County, Fla. She was a graduate of DeSoto County High School, class of 1948. Jessie was a homemaker; she was very devoted to taking care of the needs of her husband and her family. She enjoyed reading, cooking, shing, and spending quality time with her grandchil dren. Jessie was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her beloved husband of 64 years, Robert A Bob Palmer of Arcadia; son, Robert Lance (Sharon) Palmer of Arcadia; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Jessie was preceded in death by her parents, A. Dewey Nelson and Evelyn Battersby Nelson; and two sisters, Lois Carver and Margaret Durran. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. with memorial services to be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at the chapel of Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home, 50 N. Hillsborough Avenue, Arcadia. In lieu of owers, donations may be made to the Tidewell Hospice House, 917 N. Arcadia Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266 Online condolences may be made at pongerkaysgrady.com. Arrangements are by Ponger-KaysGrady Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Arcadia.Frances ParkerFrances Evelyn Parker, 89, of Arcadia, Fla., passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Arrangements are by Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Homes. Mt. Ephraim Baptist Church 2865 SW Co. Rd 661 Expository Preaching Sunday Prayer Time 9:20am Sunday School/Bible Study 9:45am Morning Worship 11:00am Evening Worship 6:00pm Wed. Fellowship Meal 5:45pm Prayer Meeting 6:30pm West on SR 70, left on SR 72, left on CR 661, 3.5 miles on right Office Phone: (863) 494-0307 See Your Church in this spot For Only $ 6 4 7 $6.47 a week! Call Tami at 4 9 4 7 6 0 0 494-7600 for more details. May the Lord fill your heart with love. First Baptist Church of Arcadia 1006 N. Brevard Ave. Loving God, Connecting with People, Expanding His Kingdom 9:30 Sunday School 10:45 Morning Worship 6:00 Evening Worship Wednesdays 6:00 AWANA & YOUTH 863-494-3622 www.firstbaptistarcadia.com Grace Lutheran Church 1004 W. Oak Street 494-7008 Pastor David E. Nabinger Saturday Prayer Service Starting at 4PM Sunday School 8:45 AM Sunday Worship 10 AM All Welcome! CHURCH OF CHRIST 710 W. Hickory St. Sunday Bible Study 9:30 AM Sunday Worship 10:30 AM Sunday Evening Worship 5:00 PM Wednesday Night Bible Study 6:30 PM 863-494-1522 Bible Questions? Pastor Ellis Cross 863-494-3455 Worship 11:00 AM Evening Worship 6:00pm Wednesday 6:30pm Thursday Youth Group 6pm North Hillsborough Baptist Church (253 N. Hillsborough Ave.) NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN CHURCH Evangelist D.W. Jackson 3877 Highway 70W (1 mile west of Hwy 72) 863-558-0982 Principal Worship 10:30 A.M. and 5:30 P.M. Wednesday Service 5:30pm FREEDOM FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC. Where the Holy Spirit Reigns Freely Worship Center located at: 1528 NE Turner Ave. 863-244-2933 SERVICE TIMES Sunday Bible Study @ 10:00am Sunday Worship Service @ 11:00am Monday Woman at Worship @ 6:15pm 2nd/4th Tuesday Support Group @ 6pm Wednesday Bible Study @ 6:00pm Thursday Choir Rehearsal @ 6:00pm Rev. Dr. Sharon T. Goodman, Pastor See your Church in our Directory for only $6.47 weekly 494-2434 Fort Ogden United Methodist Church 6923 SW River St. 863.494.3881 Sunday Worship 10:00am (Childrens Church Provided) Bible Study 5pm Mondays A.A. & Al-Anon Starting at 7:30pm Wednesdays Youth Ministries K-12 5:30 7:30pm Elizabeth M.B. Church A Place of Worship 101 S. Orange Ave. 9:30am Sunday School 11:00am Church Worship Wednesday 7:00pm Bible Study 993-4212 elizabethmissionarybaptistchurch.org Celebrative Worship Challenging Bible Study Connection With People Sunday: Life Groups 9:30 AM Morning Worship: 10:45 AM Evening Small Groups 5:30 PM Wednesday Activities 6:00 PM 863-494-4345 www.cbcarcadia.org 5104 NW Oak Hill Ave. 863-494-6224 Pastor Dr. Howell Upchurch Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Worship 11:00 am and 6:00 pm Wednesday 6:30 pm for Prayer Group, Youth & Children Arcadia, Florida FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 209 W est Hickory Street Mission: Take Jesus with you wherever you go Worship: 9:45am Sunday School 11:00am Traditional Worship Casual, Family Oriented Arcadia Church of the Brethren, est. 1915 Serving God.... Peacefully, Simply, Together Worship 11 a.m. Sunday School 10 a.m. 25 N. Mills Avenue Arcadia, Florida Rev. Joseph Longenecker Sr. Come worship Christ with us Sunday Morning Worship Starting at 9:30 am Sunday School 10:45 am Sun. 4:30 p.m. UMYF Wed. 6:30 pm Bible Study Nursery Available Pastor Jim Wade View Service at: trinityarcadia.com Trinity United Methodist Churc h To know Christ and to make Him know n 304 W. Oak Street 494-2543 St. Edmunds Episcopal Church 327 W. Hickory Street (70 W at Manatee) 863-494-0485 www.EpiscopalArcadiaFL.com HOLY EUCHARIST Sunday 8 & 10 am Misa en espanol Dom 6pm PINE LEVEL UNITED METHODIST CHRIST CENTERED, CHRIST LED. 9596 Pine Level St., Arcadia 863494-0044 Sunday School 10 AM Morning Worship 11 AM Childrens Church 11 AM Wednesday Adult, Youth & Childrens Programs 7 PM Nursery Always Available www.pinelevelumc.com DeSoto DeSoto Church Church Directory Directory ... And Make Your Choice from our Church Directory 50449694 iI A.PW -oilitIIo4 /

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Arcadian | Page 10 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 Following his adulterous affair with Bathsheba, King David felt miserable. Guilt, one of the most unpleasant human emotions, drained his life of the joy that had made him a composer and singer of sweet songs, a man whose heart was lled with praise. Now he lived under a threatening cloud every day. The guilty king felt older than his years. His thoughts were in turmoil and he had no peace. The one who had written about experiencing the constant care of his Lord now felt God had deserted him. Viewing beautiful, bathing Bathsheba from his housetop brought mighty David down. Lust accomplished in moments what the armies of his enemies had been unable to do in years of battle. David fell on his roof. Guilts anguish made him wish he had fallen off it. Sound familiar? Have you been there? Worse! Do you live there? Psychologist Gershen Kaufman wrote: Guilt refers to shame which is clearly about moral matters, a poignant disappointment in self owing to a sudden break with ones most cherished values in living. No wonder guilt feelings are so devastating! Davids immoral involvement with Bathsheba violated values that had been the very foundation of his life. During better days, he had pledged himself to purity. His mind had been occupied with thoughts of praise that have been preserved in the Psalms and are still treasured around the world because they lift those who read them to heights of joy in worship. Now his joy was gone. Lingering guilt can have devastating effects on its victims, bringing both emotional and physical illness. But there can also be a positive side to guilt. These unwelcome tormentors may move us to deal with the root cause of problems that would other wise remain unsolved. In these cases guilt feelings can move us to confess our sins so that we can experience the freedom that follows forgiveness. David confessed his sins to his Lord and was forgiven. Following his confession, he wrote, I acknowledged my sin to You, and my iniquity I have not hidden and You forgave the iniquity of my sin (Psalm 32:5). Forgiveness places the past forever behind us. And confession of sin always brings forgiveness: If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins (I John 1:9). Too often, being afraid to open up to God, we attempt to hide the real reasons for our guilt. Hoping to nd a way to relief other than facing our wrongdoings, we postpone accepting His forgiveness. But our refusal to expose our sins to the light only deepens our darkness and feeds our fears. Guilt makes cowards of us all, wrote Shakespeare. Sensing a troubled man was afraid he had done something for which he couldnt be forgiven, I told him to remember the Lord didnt come to rub it in; He came to rub it out. My simple statement about the purpose of God in redemption was all this guilty man needed to accept full forgiveness by faith. When his guilt met Gods grace, he was nally free. Roger Campbell is an author, a broadcaster and columnist who was a pastor for 22 years. He can be reached at rcministry@ameritech.netWhen grace meets guilt Roger Campbell This time of year s relatively quiet. Summer vacations and day trips are over, children are back at school and the bustle of holiday preparations has not started yet. It is also the time of year when groups which have not met during the summer months will soon resume meetings. That is when C.A.S.E. can be especially useful. As a quick review, C.A.S.E. Communities Against Senior Exploitation was originally intended as a way to provide information to older residents about scams and frauds. In the more than ve years it has been available in DeSoto, the scope has widened to all residents. As volunteer manager of the program, my main goals are to provide information however I can about the scams and frauds out there and ways to avoid becoming a victim of them. This monthly article is one of the ways I disseminate information. Each month Sheriff Wise sends out fraud information alerts. These are brief notices of something usually, but not always, pertaining to scams and frauds happening here in DeSoto County and surrounding counties. If you would like to be on the list to receive these alerts, or to receive more information about them, use the contact information at the end of this article. For me, the most satisfying way I have of sharing information is through the C.A.S.E. presentations I do for community groups. Available topics include Identity Theft, Mail, Telephone and Computer Fraud, Home Repair and Improvement Scams, and Caregiver and Financial Frauds, to name a few. In addition, I have developed seasonal presentations such as Avoiding Tax Scams and Tips for a Safer Holiday Season, as examples. Programs are tailored to the par ticular audience and are available during the groups customary meeting time. And the best part of the program is that it is free to the community. It is truly a joint effort between the DeSoto County Sheriffs Ofce and the community to minimize the chances of residents becoming victimized by scams and frauds. For more information, to sign up for the Alerts list, or to schedule a presentation for a group, call Lt. Curt Mays or Sheriff Will Wise at 863-993-4700 and they will be happy to help you.The C.A.S.E. Program a true community resource C.A.S.E. Manager Phyllis Schwartz DeSoto County Sheriffs Office While were very aware of the ooding agonies of our neighbors, we personally are completing one of the most beautiful summers ever. Usually, watering my little ower garden is a constant chore, yet this year, with our continuous daily rains, the only time I had to water was when I added some new blooms. And the lawn has never been more beautiful (on a four-day cutting schedule); the rose trellis is awash in blooms and I even transplanted an on-hold poinsettia plant so I should be well stocked for months. Im not exulting in our constant rains to jest at you who have had too much. I know, being a Florida resident for more than 20 years, that the welcome rain cycle could easily reverse, and Id be back to watering again, full time. But the reprieve is very welcome, and who knows what awaits us next year? We can cope with almost anything, except hurricanes. Our one experience with Charlie, which cost us a home, is enough to last a lifetime. And were also aware that the hurricane season doesnt ofcially end until Nov. 30, with September Floridas most active hurricane season. So enjoy the weather, but always be prepared for the unexpected (Ive been told). And an old English proverb adds: Dont be afraid of a day youve never seen. Sounds like good advice.Floridas weather roulette From a Senior Viewpoint Lois Hendricks loistom@embarqmail.com G e t H o o k e d G e t H o o k e d Get Hooked! R e a d W a t e r L i n e E v e r y T h u r s d a y o n l y i n t h e R e a d W a t e r L i n e E v e r y T h u r s d a y o n l y i n t h e R ead Wa terLine Every Thursda y only in th e The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission passed a rule this month prohibiting the impor tation of live captive deer into Florida from out-of-state sources. The rule was passed in an effort to reduce the chances of chronic wasting disease being introduced into the state. Eighteen other states, including Georgia and Alabama, also prohibit the importation of live cervids (deer, elk and moose). CWD is not known to affect people but it is a contagious neurological disease affecting cervids. It is always fatal, and there is no known cure or vaccine. So far, the disease has been discovered in 22 states, two Canadian provinces and in South Korea. To implement the decision immediately, the FWC also issued an executive order prohibiting importation of cervids effective Sept. 6. The order includes limited exemptions for reindeer and zoos. The commission also directed the executive director to create a working group to include the industry to develop other measures to safeguard the state from CWD. If these other measures are determined to be sufcient to adequately reduce risk, the Commission gives the executive director authority to then allow importation. Since the beginning of May, the FWC has received much public comment on this and answered questions and concerns. During this process, those who have deer farms and hunting preserves hunters and conservationists provided suggestions for additional prevention measures to consider. The Commission used this important feedback to guide its decision making. For more information on chronic wasting disease, this rule and the CWD Alliance, go to MyFWC.com/CWD. 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Arcadian | Page 12 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 Ice cream social wraps up good ol summertime Volunteers for Team Arcadia staged the Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social, oering homemade vanilla or chocolate with a variety of toppings. From left (seated): Renee Otto and Erin Kilkelly; (standing) Bruce Neveau, Dennis Tyson and John Super. Trudi Super enjoys a bowl of ice cream hand-made by Renee Otto. The cold treat was so popular, Team Arcadia ran out of ice cream a halfhour before closing hour. The ice cream social was paired with the Classic Car Show for a lively crowd Saturday evening. Families stroll among the classic autos parked along West Oak Street, which was blocked to ttrac Saturday night. Owners vied for trophies and bragging rights during the Classic Car Show, which takes place on the third Saturday of each month. Everything from Model Ts to a modern-day Lamborghini was on display.ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY SUSAN E. HOFFMAN, shoffman@sun-herald.comThree members of the Suncoast Dulcimer Society provided beautiful music, the perfect accompaniment for an old-fashioned ice cream social. Trenton Harris, 8, and his 6-year-old sister Shelby, pose by their favorite car, a 2005 Lamborghini. Savannah Drygal, 7, of Palmetto, adds sprinkles and whipped cream to her ice cream concoction during Saturdays Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social held at the Tree of Knowledge Park on Saturday. Sponsored by Team Arcadia, the ice cream sale featured homemade chocolate and vanilla. One of the most popular vehicles at Saturdays Classic Car Show was the 1968 VW Bus owned by Doug and Christine Currier. It features custompainted scenes with a Grateful Dead theme. Owner Roger Lang, left, and his brother Ray Lang of Fort Myers sit behind the showroom-perfect 1923 Bucket T, on display during the Classic Car Show on West Oak Street. The show paired with Team Arcadias Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social for a night of family fun. The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 13 | Arcadian Lakeland is not that far up County Road 661 from my house. Its close enough to make the bullying-induced suicide of one of their youngsters a chilling shock. Rebecca Sedwick was only 12 when cyber-bullies encour aged her to go kill herself. Just recently, I wrote a story for www. istopbullies.com/blog with eerily similar elements to a young girls suicide in England. Her name was Hannah, and she committed suicide at 14. She was cyberbullied and encouraged to kill herself as well. Both young ladies on-line use included the Latvia based http://ask.fm which allows anonymous posts. Cyberbullying includes the use of cell phones, tablets, laptops and the like to access social websites, blogs, chat rooms, and e-mail as communication channels for bullies. Technology can provide a buffer that can have an emboldening effect on youths. It removes the social norms of face to face contact and may allow bullies to attack without being identiable. This type of bullying is happening right now in DeSoto County. Just prior to writing this article, I was approached by a mother whose daughter was being threatened via facebook. She and I discussed several things at length that I outlined in my blog about Hannah. I would like to share these points since they could help you protect the youngsters in your life. Children (especially preteens/teens) are very susceptible to peer-level input and bullying. This is true no matter the method of communication verbal, written or cyber. Our technology can make children feel like they are unable to escape their tormentors. Many parents can remember the relief that they felt when arriving home and knowing they didnt have to see or hear their bully. Sweet respite. Now, kids cell phones, tablets and laptops follow them into the safety of their bedrooms. For many children, the power of the internet as a social medium is hard to escape. It can stimulate brains to a high level. This makes social media more attractive for some than other forms of interaction. As a result, cyberbullying may be more impactful than more traditional forms of bullying. Here are some additional thoughts that may be helpful to you and your child. The best anti-bullying immunization available is self-condence. Find activities that are designed to develop a childs condence like martial arts. Any activity that will raise a childs self-esteem will help them to shrug off negative communication from bullies. The next best way to fend off the bullies is uplifting relationships with family and friends. Talk to your child about what happened to Rebecca in an age-appropriate way. Explain that there are websites that allow users to act anonymously and without being held accountable for what is written. Give them the expectation that you will be monitoring internet usage sites, content, e-mail, etc. (You know your child best. Judge how much privacy you can safely give at the current level of maturity). Regularly check search histories on your childs devices. This can give you insight into your childs thoughts. In many bully-suicides, the target has been researching different ways to commit suicide. Rebecca did. Keep an ongoing dialogue with your child. Find ways to get him or her to open up about problems. Do this early on so it becomes habit by teen years. You can show some of this behavior by opening up to your parents or another adult about your social media issues with your child present. Model the type of behavior you want from them. Teach your child what is acceptable behavior on social media sites, when texting or with e-mail. This provides boundaries and helps your child to know when a person is being inappropriate or becoming a bully. Teach your child to inform you when a boundary is crossed. By becoming involved early, you can demonstrate how to handle the situation. Plus, it keeps your child from becoming emotionally intertwined and more vulnerable. Some types of cyberbullying are criminal in nature. It is a good idea to bring any types of cyberbullying to local law enforcement. Ensure that you document everything you can. While we work on the problem of bullying as a society, these points may help you armor the children you know. October is National Anti-bullying Month. Please try to nd a way to help. Mark Fusco is the owner of Fusco Full Circle Jiu-jitsu and Karate and the anti-bullying website www.istopbullies. com. His bullying expertise is sought out on local and national levels.Help your child deal with cyberbullying Full Circle Academy Mark Fusco Congratulations to Rosalynda Nunez-Padron and to Maria Bedolla for the amazing accomplishment of achieving their high school diplomas through the DeSoto Adult Education Program. They have been working hard on further ing their career pathways, and attaining these diplomas is a big step toward their continued success. Everyone at Heartland Workforce Youth Connections is so proud of these two young ladies. Also a big shout-out to participants who are working: LeeAnna Ford Bealls Outlet, Rosalynda Nunez-Padron Holiday Inn Express, Guiliani Gomez Carranza Arcadia Oaks, Kenny Kneeland Cod Fathers Bar and Grill, Miguel Torres Wendys, Jeadrian Quesada Wendys, John Koch Allied Recycling, Isabel Perez Winn Dixie, Meagan Arndt McDonalds, Dustin Stone Sorrels Grove, and Amy Herrera Family Dollar. These young people are gaining work experience and job skills which will benet them for the remainder of their careers. For more information on the Heartland Workforce Youth Connections program, call Theresa Collins-Hill at 863-517-5011.Youth working, earning diplomasSUBMITTED BY THERESA COLLINS-HILL PHOTOS PROVIDEDRosalynda Nunez-Padron Maria Bedolla with Theresa Collins-Hill. by current retirees having to go through weeks of wondering what the board would decide, but at the same time he acknowledged the potential costs in the future. I guarantee it will be around $10 million before this is said and done. I dont care for those of you who are working now and going to receive this (benet), not because I dont care for you ... but because of what its going to do for this county ... over the next 40 years, it has the potential to bring the county to its knees nancially. Quave then suggested seeking advice from the county attorney. Right now Im not for removing employee benets, but we do need to investigate the legal ramications of this further. The council did agree any employees and retirees wishing to receive life insur ance beyond the countys current $10,000 policy would have to seek it on their own. Thats how it works for most companies, and I think this is a fair option for everyone, Langford said. The board did not indicate when the insurance issue would be addressed again. Commissioner Jim Selph did not participate in the discussion because he is currently receiving county retirement benets. BENEFITSFROM PAGE 2 ARCADIAN PHOTO BY SUSAN E. 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SPORTS DeSotoEXTRA The Sun/Thursday, September 26, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Arcadian | Page 14JV GIRLS FINISH THIRD PAGE 17The junior varsity Lady Bulldogs volleyball squad placed third during a recent tournament in North Port. You cant make many mistakes and still hope to win a football game. You cant be pushed around and treated like somebodys little brother and still hope to win a football game. The DeSoto County football team learned this as they traveled to Booker High School September 20 for their first district 5A-13 game. The Bulldogs made the mistakes and were out-muscled by the Tornadoes in the 37-17 loss. The Bulldogs fumbled and lost a punt and a kickoff and had an interception and gave up a safety, and that was just in the third period! The mistakes started in the first drive of the game when the Bulldogs helped the Tornadoes with three penalties that led to a touchdown. Rosario Zavala kicked a 30-yard field goal midway in the second period to bring the Bulldogs to within four points, but it was all Booker after that. DeSoto County tried to narrow the halftime gap to four points but Terrell Gordon was pushed out of bounds on the two-yard-line as the time expired at the half. The Bulldogs only had one decent drive all game, and that came in the fourth quarter when they were down 30-3. Gordon scored from three yards out on an 11-play 80-yard drive. The other touchdown came on a 69-yard scoop and score by Tony Lee on a Booker fumble midway in the final period. Trailing just 30-17 with six minutes left, there was hope of a quick come back for the Bulldogs, but that ended on another touchdown pass at the two-minute mark for the Tornadoes to seal the 37-17 win. Gordon led the Bulldogs with 89 yards on 19 carries but most of those yards came on his pure strength and determination. The offensive and defensive lines that were so strong in the home opener a week before were pushed around all night. The Tornadoes werent any bigger or stronger than the Bulldogs, but you couldnt tell it by the way the action went on both sides of the line. Quarterback Kari Williams picked up 154 yards through the air on a 10for-28 effort, but was under constant pressure by the Tornadoes. Williams was picked off three times as he was forced to hurry his passes. Dawayne (Pooh) Hearns led the Bulldogs Bulldogs blasted in district lossBy STEVE KNAPPARCADIAN SPORTS DIRECTOR Senior lineman Austin Tompkins, playing his rst game of the season after suffering a leg injury in summer camp: I felt good coming back but I was tired in the rst half, then the adrenaline kicked in and the old Austin came out. I havent practiced much I was too slow out there. This game sure left a bad taste in my mouth. Line Coach Richard Koonce (six-foot, six inches and more than 300 pounds) was standing on the 15-yard-line, which is 10 yards past where the coaches box ends. When told to move back into the box he replied, Im in the box, Im just big, thats all. At halftime, quarterback Kari Williams was trying to get his team red up and get back into the game. He told the team, Nobody practices as hard as we do. Look at those guys over there, theyre gassed. Booker went on to outscore the Bulldogs 16-0 in the third period. Big defensive lineman Deionte Juice Turner told his teammates at halftime, Put your heads up. I dont want to see anybody with their heads down; were not done yet. After pulling a player out of the game because of pushing another player after the whistle had blown, Coach Darryl Nicklow said, If you arent going to hit him during the play, then why are you hitting him after the whistle? Tony Lee, who ran back a fumble for 69 yards and a touchdown, said about the play, It was a blitz so I had to ll in for the linebacker and when he fumbled the ball somebody hit it and one of our guys was trying to pick it (ball) up. He had trouble holding on to it so I just took it from him and started running. | SIDELINE CHATTERwith five catches for 88 yards. Tajahs Jackson had four grabs for 40 yards. Lee picked up the other 26 yards with one catch. As a team there were three fumbles with the Bulldogs losing two of them. The penalties were down to just seven for 70 yards on the night, but they came at inopportune times. ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.comDeSoto County quarterback Kari Williams releases a pass under pressure in the 37-17 loss at Booker High School September 20. The Bulldogs leading receiver Dawayne Pooh Hearns is surrounded after one of his teamleading ve catches for DeSoto County in their 37-17 district loss at Booker High School.BULLDOGS | 16 50449661 HARDEEDESOTO, fib' COUNTYCOUNTYWILDCATSBULLDOSince 192 rsus Hardee hasbeen the oldest high school footballrivalry in the state of Florida.Special Section Annoxznceznent!Memorabilia Section publishing inDeSoto County October andHardee County October 23.Can we Memorabilia?Contact us with anything related toFriday night football season. VVe wantto hear from cheerleaders, bandmembers, coaches and athletic direc-tors. We want to know about diehardDeSoto fans who supported the teamsthrough thick and thin. 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The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 15 | Arcadian Everything turned out just as it was planned for the DeSoto County Bulldogs volleyball team. After the Bulldogs suffered their rst district loss to Lemon Bay on a controversial call, the Mantas had to lose at Sebring on the night before DeSoto Countys district match with Hardee last week. As Hannibal Smith, from the mid 1980s TV show The A Team always said, I love it when a plan comes together. Sebring downed Lemon Bay 3-1 and the Bulldogs had an easy time with the Lady Cats in a three game sweep. That put all three teams in a tie at the top of the district with a 2-1 mark. They will all play each other again as the Bulldogs traveled to Sebring this past Tuesday and the Mantas come to DeSoto County next Tuesday, Oct. 1. The Bulldogs had no trouble with the Wildcats as they swept them in three games. The rst game was tied at four Varsity Bulldogs upend HardeeBy STEVE KNAPPARCADIAN SPORTS DIRECTOR Kacey Steyer gets up and tips the ball over the net and past the Lady Cats defenders in the district win for DeSoto County that put them in a three way tie for the lead. ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.comSenior Tishonna Riley gets everything into it as she picks up another of her teamleading 21 kills. After blocking one of Rileys shots, the Hardee player came out of the lineup and told her coach that her arm was tingling and it had gone numb for a couple of seconds.but then DeSoto County had two big runs as they scored nine of the next 11 points and 12 of the nal 16 points to win 25-10. The second contest saw the Lady Bulldogs again outscoring Hardee with another nine out of 11 points run. With the score 19-6, the Wildcats made a modest attempt to get back into the game as they rattled off six straight points to draw within seven points at 19-12. The Bulldogs pulled away with a 25-16 win. In the nale, the Bulldogs took a 16-6 lead when the Hardee coach called for a timeout. The Lady Bulldogs won by that same ten-point margin 25-15. The Bulldogs were coming off a ve-game tournament in Charlotte the previous Saturday and fatigue could have slowed the girls down. Senior outside hitter Casey Hall said, This was a slower paced game than what we played in the tournament so maybe fatigue played a part in the speed of the game. Well be ready for our next game and play a little faster. Hopefully we will rise to our competitions level instead of lowering ourselves to our competitions level. We are an up-and-down team but maybe now we are ready to take the district by storm. Bethany Bonville led the team with ve aces and 29 assists. Tishonna Riley had 21 kills and Lucero Perez sparked the team with 15 digs. DeSoto Countys Kaitlin Steyer takes aim on her shot against Hardee in the Bulldogs sweep 3-0. 50450931 MAKE THE SWITCH TOFREE SMART CHECKING!Open a FREE Smart Checking Account at Suncoast and receive:No monthly fees, minimum balance or direct deposit requirementsFree online banking and bill pay, mobile banking from your smartphone ortablet and text bankingFree access at hundreds of Suncoast ATMs including all Publix PrestoATMs and 28,000 more in our Network*Free box of checks each year**And more!Plus, every time you make a purchase with your free debit card, you earnScoreCard Rewards Bonus Points,*** redeemable for valuablemerchandise and exciting travel, and Suncoast also donates money tolocal public schools -more than $1.5 million to education annually!Suncoast Schools Federal Credit UnionWHERE SMART PEOPLE KEEP THEIR MONEY.Visit Us at:1711 East Oak St., Arcadia, FL 34266SUNCOASTCHECKING.COM 1 800 999 5887Credit qualification required. 'pd ron-& caast owned ATMs, withdrawals are free, inquiries will incur a fee -Su coast exclu ive check style. Onepoint is earned for every $3 spent.

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Arcadian | Page 16 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 The offense had been averaging 32 points a game and with a little protection from the boys up front, they can score at any time from any spot on the field. The weak spot for the Bulldogs has been their defense. Theyve got more holes than a cheese grater. They can make an average running back look like Barry Sanders and allow a quarterback to put up numbers like Peyton Manning. Bookers best running back, Marlon Mack, had totaled 165 yards in his previous three games. Against the Bulldogs he picked up 168 yards. Each week the feature back for the opponents has put up big numbers and the quarterback has had time to find open receivers because of a weak pass rush. Bookers quar terback is an average player but he lit up the Bulldogs secondary for 3 touchdown passes! It seems easy enough. The defensive ends must contain their area and push the play inside where there are several linemen and linebackers there to make the play. Too often a running back will juke the ends and get outside and go down the sidelines for a big gain. When the end does his job and pushes the action inside, failed arm tackles and the inability to wrap up and hit somebody with a shoulder has allowed the defense to look bad through the early part of the season. North Port will be visiting DeSoto County tomorrow night at 7 p.m. Going into this past weekend, their quarterback Brennan Simms was leading the area with eight touchdown passes and 577 yards with no interceptions. Their top two receivers, Leonard Faison and Sly Augustyn, have combined for 23 receptions and 362 yards and seven touchdowns. All five of the Bulldog receivers have combined for seven touchdowns and only 17 receptions. Not only does Faison lead the area in catches, yards and touchdowns, but he also is third in the area in rushing and has scored three times on the ground. If that name sounds familiar to Bulldog fans, thats because he was a big part of the three touchdowns scored last year before the half and in the first 2:25 in the third period that led to a Bobcat 28-17 win. In the past three seasons the Bulldogs were fortunate to have that big play linebacker that gave the offense problems. Last season it was Trea Tyler, before that it was Jonathan Richardson (J Black) and Cedrick Jackson. So far nobody has stood up on the defense and said Im the man, I am going to be the one they have to worry about. If that doesnt happen soon, it could be a long season. Fortunately the 5A-13 district doesnt have a powerhouse team. The Bulldogs have outscored every other team in the district, but only Southeast has given up more points than the porous Bulldog defense (129-119). There could be a two-way or even a three-way tie for the district championship. If the Bulldogs want to be part of that, they need to start now. DeSoto County head coach Matt Egloff told the team after the game, There arent a lot of good things to talk about. I hope you realize that it is just one loss. We have to get better. We still arent lining up right and arent doing the common sense things that we need to do. We need to regroup and we need to do the things that we know we can do to be better. BULLDOGSFROM PAGE 14 DeSoto County freshman Lexi Williams had just nished playing her best game of her young high school career. She had just one word for how she felt after her team ended their four-match losing streak with a win over district rival Hardee: Great! It was an important win, especially since it came against Hardee. After open ing the season with a win at home over North Port, the junior varsity Bulldogs lost matches on the road to Charlotte, Port Charlotte and Lemon Bay. They also lost to Sebring at home. They needed a good match before they headed into the JV tournament at North Port four days later and another tournament the following weekend at Port Charlotte. Game one seemed to be no problem for the Bulldogs as Alyssa McEwen started serving with the score knotted up at four. When her serve was nally broken the Lady Bulldogs had surged ahead 10-4. Another 5-1 run put the game out of reach at 15-5 and the Lady Dawgs coasted to an easy 25-8 victory. Game two didnt go as easily as the team fell back into the habit of playing down to their opponents level. Sarah Bennett put the girls in blue and white ahead with a quick 6-0 run. The Lady Cats rallied and tied the game at ten. The unforced errors and communication led to a 25-22 loss. There were problems with their serve, receive game and passing. Two balls hit the court as players gave each other a I got it, no you get it look. Game three found the Lady Bulldogs return to game one form as they closed out the night with a 15-9 win. Williams said, We just stayed up tonight after that second game. Our sets were awesome tonight, that was good. Bennett got all 13 of the teams assists. Williams led the team with three aces, seven kills and eight digs. Victavia Blandin nished second with ve kills, while both Cassidy Furr and Briana Harris had six digs each. Williams comes from an athletic family. Older brother Jimmy was a star football player and also shined on the basketball court. He is now at the University of Florida. Stefan plays guard on the Bulldogs football team and weightlifting team. When asked who is the best athlete in the family Lexi quickly answered, I am. I play volley ball, basketball, softball and I want to be on the weightlifting team this year so I am the most athletic. When Stefan, who was cheering his sister on at the game, heard that response, he rolled his eyes and said, She wishes.JV girls end skid against HardeeBy STEVE KNAPPARCADIAN ASSISTANT EDITOR Lady Bulldog Sarah Bennett gets one of her team leading 13 assists as she gets down low and sets it up for Lexi Williams (5). The Bulldogs beat Hardee 2-1 to end a four-match losing streak. ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.comDeSoto Countys Lexi Williams gets another of her team leading seven kills after Sarah Bennett (1) put up a good set near the net. The Bulldogs won game three to beat Hardee Sept. 17. DeSoto Countys Cassie Rodgers gets up and tips the ball back to the Hardee side of the court. The Bulldogs beat Hardee 2-1 at home Sept. 17. SPREAD THE NEWS! 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The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 17 | Arcadian The volleyball teams fared well last week as the junior varsity team beat Hardee 2-1 and then lost 2-1 against Lake Placid. In the tournament at North Port they nished third with a 3-1 record. Their only loss came against the eventual champion, Lakewood Ranch-A-team. The varsity volleyball team shut out Hardee 3-0 to gain a tie for the top spot in the district with Sebring and Lemon Bay. They also downed Lake Placid 3-1. The junior varsity football team notched their rst win with a 30-13 win over Fort Meade. The varsity football team lost to district rival Booker 37-17. The DeSoto County Middle School got their softball season By STEVE KNAPPARCADIAN SPORTS DIRECTOR ROUNDUP | 17 JV Bulldogs place third at tourney Lizzy Evans (16), Lexi Williams (5) and Jayla Cowell (8) turn and watch a shot hit the court in their win over the Manatee Heat. They ended up with a 3-1 record to nish third in the North Port tournament. DeSoto Countys Jayla Cowell passes the ball toward the setter with teammate Cassidy Furr behind her. The Bulldogs nished third at the North Port Tournament last weekend. Bulldogs Brianna Harris (left) and Alyssa McEwen both attempt to pass the ball in the North Port JV tournament. DeSoto Countys only loss came at the hands of the Lakewood Ranch -Ateam that won the tournament. Lady Bulldog Lexi Williams gets up and sends the ball back over the net in a game at the JV tournament at North Port. The Bulldogs will travel to Port Charlotte to play in another tournament this Saturday.ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.com SeriousMedicineforYourSkinrfnffnrrfnrtbfrfftbbb btb n frrnrbrfrrrftfnnrfftrnrn 50449660 A/ ,bhn Minnl W-WATEN"5 Epf1EneraAUTOoorpoE Cypress StI Q Q o a mz zHickory StLewellyn Cassels Dr John MinniARNP

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Arcadian | Page 18 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 The autumnal solstice was last week. Cooler drier weather will be on Mother Natures agenda, but we may have to wait a bit for it. It seems like we had a prodigious amount of rain this summer, but actually, we are just a bit above the normal mark for the year at this point. Soils in many parts of the county were saturated for a good part of the summer. Too much water can be as stressful for plants as too little. Tiny feeder roots begin to die when they are in saturated soil, and the plant suffers from a lack of oxygen. Meanwhile, above ground the plant is trying to put out new growth, and it just cant keep up. With cooler drier weather ahead plants naturally start to slow down growth. But fall is when most gardeners take renewed interest in working outdoors, and we want our landscapes to look their best. Gardeners rely on fertilizer to perk up plants, but go easy on fertilizer in the landscape in fall. Spring is the season for fertilizing lawns. Growth of Florida lawn grasses slows when temperatures dip below 80 degrees. If your lawn is looking poorly, a light application of fertilizer will help stimulate root growth, but dont expect it to look lush and green now. For general use, look for a fertilizer blend with a low middle number. Phosphorus is usually adequate in our soils, and excess P pollutes waterways. Also look for fertilizer with at least some slow release or organic nitrogen. Once fertilizer is exposed to air or wet, the nitrogen quickly dissipates. Now is a good time to evaluate your landscape and give it a bit of tender loving care. Go easy on both fertilizer and pruning, and try to get both done in the next few weeks. The object is to allow plants to have enough time to mature any new growth before cold weather hits. Pruning spring-blooming shrubs at this time will reduce next seasons owering. Perk up your landscape with some colorful annual owers. Use annuals like jewelry put them where theyll be noticed and dont overdo it. Good bedding plants for fall color include alyssum, ageratum, begonia, calendula, dianthus, gerbera daisy, impatiens, lobelia, salvia, snapdragon and zinnia. Later in the season add California poppy, delphinium, hollyhocks, ornamental kale and cabbage, pansies and violas (Johnny jump-ups), annual phlox, and million bells. Reduce your landscape fertilizer and water needs by planting Florida native plants. Plants that are native to our Florida environment have evolved to grow in our soils, and once established will thrive with little or no additional fertilizer or irrigation. Attend a native plant sale for excellent information and selection of plants. The Serenoa Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, Oct. 12. The sale will be held at Sweetbay Nursery,10824 Erie Road, Parrish. Take SR 70 west to I-75. Exit #224 east to 301 to Old Tampa Road/ Erie Road. Turn left (north) on Erie Road and go 4 miles to nursery. The hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call 941-794-8773 or 941-955-8085 or go to www.SweetbayNursery.com for the plant list. Many environmental groups will be on hand, including Sarasota Bay Estuary Program, Florida Native Plant Society, Audubon Society, Sierra Club, Buttery Club and more. Lots of volunteers will be available to answer your native plant questions. The Manatee County Master Gardeners will hold a plant sale on Saturday October 5 from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. or until sold out. The sale will be held at the Manatee Extension ofce at 1303 17th St W, Palmetto. From I-75, take Exit #224 (US-301 South), travel west toward Palmetto. Travel approximately 5 miles, cross under US-41, and the road becomes 10th Street West. Continue heading west on 10th Street. Turn right onto 14th Avenue West. At the stop sign, turn right onto 17th Street West. The Extension Ofce is on the right, approximately 6 miles from I-75. Selections of plants include natives, fruit trees, vegetables and herbs, ornamentals, perennials, annuals, and ornamental grasses. Get there early for the best selection. Fall begins our vegetable growing season also. New Florida gardeners are often confused about our growing season. Instead of thinking of it as one long growing season, think of it as three windows for growing either warm season or cool season crops. The fall warm window extends from mid August to mid-December the average date of our first killing frost. Our cool season window is mid-October to late March. Mid-February to mid-May is our second warm window. Indispensable for planning your garden is SP103 The Florida Gardening Guide, available at DeSoto County Extension or http://edis.ifas. ufl.edu/vh021. Most warm season crops should already be in the ground, but go ahead and plant a few tomato, pepper and eggplant if you havent already done so. All types of beans, cucumbers, squash and corn may be planted now until mid October. Turnip, mustard, collard, cabbage may be planted now. Wait until Oct. 15 to plant cool season crops such as broccoli, kale, snow pea. Unless you have built up your soil with plenty of organic matter and plan to add more natural supplements during the growing season, fertilizer is a must in the vegetable garden. Soil pH or level of acidity or alkalinity plays an important role in making fertilizer available to your plants. Pick up a soil test kit at DeSoto County Extension and mail in your sample for analysis. If lime is recommended, apply and work into the soil a few weeks before planting. Use only as much fertilizer as is needed to maintain steady growth. As in the landscape, several light appli cations through the season are better than applying the full amount of fer tilizer all at once. Most gardeners mix granular fertilizer into the soil before planting, and then side dress with a sprinkle of fertilizer every 4 weeks or so. When setting plants, water in with a dilute solution of soluble fertilizer, or place 1/2 tsp. of pelletized slow release fertilizer in the planting hole. Be a Florida-friendly gardener use fertilizer responsibly and water wisely.Renew your garden for autumnOver the Garden Gate Al & Karen Smoke ksmoke@embarqmail.com ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY AL SMOKEPlants need all the essential elements to grow. A soil high in organic matter contains microor ganisms and earthworms and helps to make the nutrients more available to your plants. Fertilizers with high levels of nitrogen may harm microorganisms, but their populations rebound. Fertilizer comes in many dierent forms and formulations. For general use, look for a fertilizer blend with a low middle number. Phosphorus is usually adequate in our soils, and excess P pollutes waterways. 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GENERAL2100 70 workers needed for Nestor Morales, to harvest citrus, 11/01/2013 to 6/30/2014, workers are paid various piece rates, but will be guaranteed $9.97 per hour, job location is in Desoto County Florida, this job opportunity is temporary, 36 hours per week guaranteeing at least ? of the time offered, free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day, transportation and subsistence expenses to the work site will be provided by the employer upon completion of the 50% of the work contract, tools, equipment and supplies will be provided at no cost, workers interested can apply for this job at the nearest State Work Agency with job order FL9812349 NOTICE OFACTION3116 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 14-2013-CA-000061 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Plaintiff, vs. PEDRO SANCHEZ A/K/A PEDRO SANCHEZ, JR.; REGINA B. WILLIAMS; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: REGINA B. WILLIAMS 2652 SW TERRELL STREET ARCADIA, FL 34266 OR 709 OLEARY DR ARCADIA, FL 34266 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN And any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under the above-named Defendant(s), if deceased or whose last known addresses are unknown. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND SITUATED IN BEING KNOWN AS ALL THAT CERT AIN LAND SITUATE IN DE SOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, VIZ: COMMENCE AT IRON STAKE IN ROAD AT CENTER POINT OF NORTH SIDE OF BLOCK 11, RAILROAD SURVEY OF NOCATEE, FLORIDA AND RUN SOUTH 315 FEET TO P.O.B. WEST 165 FEET, SOUTH 70 FEET, EAST 165 FEET, NORTH 70 FEET TO P.O.B. ALL IN DE SOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA. AND BEING MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN INSTRUMENT 200814000327 RECORDED ON 01/14/2008 AMONG THE LAND RECORDS OF DE SOTO COUNTY, FL. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Mikael L. Hirsch, Butler & Hosch, P.A., 3185 South Conway Road, Suite E, Orlando, Florida 32812 and file the original with the Clerk of the above-styled Court on or before 30 days from the first publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 9th day of September, 2013. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the DeSoto County Clerks Office, 115 East Oak Street, Arcadia, Florida 34266, (863)993-4876, at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon r eceiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Mitzie W. McGavic CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT NOTICE OFACTION3116 By: /s/ B. Wynn Deputy Clerk Published 9/19/13 & 9/26/13 109392 2941187 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE3122 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 2010 CA 001068 Division: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, v. JENNIFER A. FRAZHO; ET AL., Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated August 27, 2013, and a Final Judgment dated December 5, 2012, entered in Civil Case No.: 2010 CA 001068, of the Circuit Court of the TWELFTH Judicial Circuit in and for DESOTO County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, is Plaintiff, and JENNIFER A. FRAZHO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JENNIFER A. FRAZHO; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, are Defendants. MITZIE W. MCGAVIC, the Clerk of Court shall sell to the highest bidder for cash at the south door of the courthouse, 115 East Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, at 11:00 a.m. on the 3rd day of October, 2013 the following described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT B, OF BLOCK 15, RESURVEY OF LOTS 1,2,3,4,8,9, AND 10, BLOCK 15, ORIGINAL SURVEY OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA, A SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, P AGE 57, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 219 North Osceola Avenue, Arcadia, Florida 34266. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on 8/27, 2013. MITZIE W. MCGAVIC CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ B. Wynn Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. 350 Jim Moran Blvd. Suite 100 Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 T elephone: (954) 354-3544 Facsimile: (954) 354-3545 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact DeSoto County Clerks Office, 115 East Oak Street, Arcadia, Florida 34266, (863)993NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE3122 4876, at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published 9/21/13 & 9/26/13 296930 2941971 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2011-CA-000341-AX DIVISION: US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SASCO MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007WF2, Plaintiff, vs. LINDA DAVIS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated September 6, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2011-CA-000341-AX of the Circuit Court of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit in and for DeSoto County, Florida in which US Bank National Association, as Trustee for SASCO Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-WF2, is the Plaintiff and Linda Davis, Tenant #1 n/k/a Jordan Hester, Tenant #2 n/k/a Will Davis, are defendants, the DeSoto County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the DeSoto County Courthouse, 115 Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266; www.desotoclerk.com, DeSoto County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 10th day of October, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH, RANGE 25 EAST, DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 55 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 28, 42.38 FEET TO THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY OF STATE ROAD NO. 760; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAME LINE, 2640.20 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 05 SECONDS WEST, 789.55 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAME LINE, 685.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 02 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST, 653.10 FEET; THENCE NORTH 87 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 05 SECONDS EAST, 685.0 FEET, THENCE NORTH 02 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST, 653.10 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 5579 SE STALLINGS TER, ARCADIA, FL 342663254 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Hillsborough County, Florida on this 18th day of September, 2013. /s/ Megan Roach Megan Roach, Esq. FL Bar # 103150 Albertelli Law Attorne y for Plaintiff A "Serving DeSoto Countysince 1887" Nl-.Lftft.00000000ft.00000000, L wl*to_Cou nfryIdUb r--------------1L-------------JGIIcsg

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Arcadian | Page 20 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE3122 P .O. Box 23028 T ampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com BM 10-57261 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the DeSoto County Courts ADA Coordinator at 115 E. Oak Street, Arcadia, Florida 34266, (863)993-4876 for voice or (800) 955-8771 for hearing impaired, within two working days of your r eceipt of this document. TDD users may also call 1-800-9558771 for the Florida Relay Service. To file response please contact DeSoto County Clerk of Court, 115 E. Oak Street, Room 101, Arcadia, FL 34266, Tel: (863) 993-4876; Fax: (863) 9934669. Published 9/26/13 & 10/3/13 272484 2943172 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 14-2012-CA-000068 DIVISION: 1 SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. CHAD KNIGHT et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated August 21, 2013 and entered in Case No. 14-2012-CA-000068 of the Circuit Court of the TWELFTH Judicial Circuit in and for DESOTO County, Florida wherein SUNTRUST BANK is the Plaintiff and CHAD KNIGHT; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CHAD KNIGHT N/K/A SALLY KNIGHT; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at DeSoto County Courthouse, 115 Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266 at 11:00AM, on the 8th day of October, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 10, BLOCK 1, OF SECTION 10A, OF SUNNYBREEZE HARBOR, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 84, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA. AND A PORTION OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 39 SOUTH, RANGE 23 EAST, DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, LYING NORTHERLY OF AND CONTIGUOUS TO LOT 10, BEING MORE SPECIFICALLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 10, MARKED BY AN 3/8 IRON ROD (NO ID); THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 27.09 FEET TO A DRILL HOLE IN A CONCRETE SEAWALL; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 00 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 0.5 1 FEET TO THE MOST NORTHERLY OUTSIDE EDGE OF A CONCRETE SEAWALL; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST, ALONG SAID SEAWALL, A DISTANCE OF 80.16 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 1.0 FEET TO A 5/8 IRON ROD (NO ID); THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 26.90 FEET TO A 1/2 IRON ROD PIPE (NO ID) AND THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 10; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 38 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID LOT 10, A DIST ANCE OF 80.16 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID LANDS CONTAINING 2196.38 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS. SAID LANDS SITUATE, L YING AND BEING IN DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 8580 SW RIVIERA DRIVE, ARCADIA, FL 34269 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE3122 HAND and the seal of this Court on August 23, 2013. Mitzie McGavic Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/B. Wynn Deputy Clerk See Americans with Disabilities ActIf you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Ms. Ann Olson P. O. Box 48927 Sarasota, FL 34230 Phone: 941-861-4813 Fax: 941-861-7810 Published 9/19/13 & 9/26/13 234766 2940425 ARE YOU ONLINE? INCREASE YOUR EXPOSURE! Add your internet address to your ad for a little extra! IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUITIN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2012CA000649AXMA DIVISION: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR LONG BEACH MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-2, Plaintiff, vs. AUGUSTINA PEREZ A/K/A AUGUSTINA DE PEREZ et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated on or about September 16, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2012CA000649AXMA of the Circuit Court of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit in and for DeSoto County, Florida in which Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as T rustee for Long Beach Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-2, is the Plaintiff and Augustina Perez a/k/a Augustina De Perez, Miguel A. Perez a/k/a Miguel Perez, are defendants, the DeSoto County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the DeSoto County Courthouse, 115 Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266; www.desotoclerk.com, DeSoto County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 24th day of October, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOTS 18 AND 20, BLOCK 6, TIER 6, ALBERT W. GILCHRISTS EAST END ADDITION TO ARCADIA, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 27. A/K/A 507 N 12TH AVE, ARCADIA, FL 34266-8966 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Hillsborough County, Florida on this 20th day of September, 2013. /s/ Megan Roach Megan Roach, Esq. FL Bar # 103150 Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P .O. Box 23028 T ampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com BM 11-74100 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the DeSoto County Courts ADA Coordinator at 115 E. Oak Street, Arcadia, Florida 34266, (863)993-4876 for voice or (800) 955-8771 for hearing impaired, within two working days of your r eceipt of this document. TDD users may also call 1-800-9558771 for the Florida Relay Service. To file response please contact DeSoto County Clerk of Court, 115 E. Oak Street, Room 101, Arcadia, FL 34266, Tel: (863) 993-4876; Fax: (863) 9934669. Published 9/26/13 & 10 / 3 / 13 272484 2943180 NOTICE OFSALE3130 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2009CA000145AX BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. PEGGY V. ELSBERRY; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PEGGY V. ELSBERRY; MURRAY GUINN BENTON; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MURRAY GUINN BENTON; DOROTHY L. WEBB; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DOROTHY L. WEBB; LINDA W. NIPPER; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LINDA W. NIPPER; HENRY R. NIPPER; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HENRY R. NIPPER; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Desoto County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Desoto County, Florida, described as: LOT 18 AND THE SOUTH 6 FEET OF THE EAST 1/2 OF LOT 4; TOGETHER WITH THE SOUTH THREE (3) FEET OF LOTS 5 AND 6, BLOCK 49, ORIGINAL SURVEY OF THE TOWN OF ARCADIA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 67, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DE SOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, South door of the courthouse facing Oak Street, Arcadia, Florida 33821 at 11:00 AM, on December 3, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 10 th day of September, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ B. Wynn Deputy Clerk THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY: Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive T ampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the DeSoto County Clerks Office, 115 East Oak Street, Arcadia, Florida 34266, (863)9934876, at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published 9/19/13 & 9/26/13 107236 2941094 Pursuant to the provisions of the Florida Self-Storage Facility Act (Statute 83.801-6) notice is hereby given that Secure Public Storage, 8890 NE Highway 17, Zolfo Springs, FL will conduct a sale or otherwise dispose of the unknown contents of: Unit #12 Alice Brown & Keyundre Clifton Said sale to be held no sooner than 15 days from the date of this notice. Published 9/26/13 & 10/3/13 357619 2942379 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2011-CA-000196 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. ANTONIO MARTINEZ, et al, NOTICE OFSALE3130 Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated September 6, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2011-CA-000196 of the Circuit Court of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit in and for DeSoto County, Florida in which Wells Fargo Bank, NA, is the Plaintiff and Carla Martinez a/k/a Carla Vanessa Martinez, Antonio Martinez, Atlantic Credit and Finance, Inc., State of Florida, Tenant #1 n/k/a Raul Hernandez, are defendants, the DeSoto County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the DeSoto County Courthouse, 115 Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266; www.desotoclerk.com, DeSoto County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 10th day of October, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 131, ELLER AND TURNER ESTATES, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT BOOK 6, P AGE 78. A/K/A 1245 SE OHIO AVE ARCADIA, FL* 34266-7621 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. /s/ Matthew Bronkema, Esq. FL Bar# 91329 Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P .O. Box 23028 T ampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com 11-74238 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the DeSoto County Courts ADA Coordinator at 115 E. Oak Street, Arcadia, Florida 34266, (863)9934876 for voice or (800) 9558771 for hearing impaired, within two working days of your receipt of this document. TDD users may also call 1800-955-8771 for the Florida Relay Service. To file r esponse please contact DeSoto County Clerk of Court, 115 E. Oak Street, Room 101, Arcadia, FL 34266, Tel: (863) 993-4876; Fax: (863) 9934669. Published 9/19/13 & 9/26/13 272484 2941185 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DE SOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 14/2011-CA-000858 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE STRUCTURED ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION MORTGAGE P ASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-BC4 Plaintiff, v. ROBBIE MOSELY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBBIE MOSELY; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CROWN BANK, A FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 3, 2013, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in DE SOTO County, Florida, described as: LOT 5, BLOCK G OF GOLDEN MELODY SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED, PLAT BOOK 9, P AGE 20, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 1052 S.W. RAINBOW AVENUE, ARCADIA, FL 34266 at public sale on October 15, 2013, at eleven o`clock a.m., at the South door of the Desoto NOTICE OFSALE3130 County Courthouse, 115 East Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Arcadia, Florida, this 6th day of September, 2013. Mitzie W. McGavic Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMODATION IN ORDER TO P ARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE DESOTO COUNTY CLERK`S OFFICE, 115 EAST OAK STREET, ARCADIA, FLORIDA 34266, (863) 9934876, AT LEAST SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE, OR IMMEDIATELY UPON RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION IF THE TIME BEFORE THE SCHEDULED APPEARANCE IS LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 711. Published 9/26/13 & 10/3/13 146641 2943405 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 14-2013-CA-000097 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff vs. V alentin M. Campos, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a judgment dated 9/6/13, entered in Civil Case Number 14-2013-CA-000097, in the Circuit Court for DeSoto County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff, and V ALENTIN M. CAMPOS, et al., are the Defendants, DeSoto County Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in DeSoto County, Florida, described as: LOTS 5, 6 AND 7 OF HIGGINBOTHAMS RESUB OF BLOCK 12 OF THE ORIGINAL SURVEY OF ARCADIA, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 59. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 115 East Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266 at 11am, on the 3rd day of December, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated: 9/10/13. FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC By: /s/ N. Daughtrey DeSoto County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT In accordance with the Americans W ith Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding contact the Administrative Office of the Court, 115 E Oak Street, Room 101, Arcadia, FL 34266, telephone (863) 993-4876, TDD 1 (800) 955-8771 or 1 (800) 955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. Published 9/26/13 & 10/3/13 276862 2943314 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DE SOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 14-2012-CA-000228 MIDFIRST BANK Plaintiff, v. FERNANDO ZAMORA; MARGARITA ZAMORA; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, purNOTICE OFSALE3130 suant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 3, 2013, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in DE SOTO County, Florida, described as: LOT 7 AND 8, BLOCK 19, OF FLORACADIA SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1994 MERITT DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME, VIN NO. FLHMLCP39711266A, TITLE NO. 66454212 AND VIN NO. FLHMLCP39711266B, TITLE NO. 66454214, WHICH HAS BEEN RETIRED. a/k/a 6201 SW SHORES AVE., ARCADIA, FL 34266 at public sale on October 15, 2013, at eleven o`clock a.m., at the South door of the Desoto County Courthouse, 115 East Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Arcadia, Florida, this 6th day of September, 2013. Mitzie W. McGavic Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ B. Wynn Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERT AIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE DESOTO COUNTY CLERK`S OFFICE, 115 EAST OAK STREET, ARCADIA, FLORIDA 34266, (863) 993-4876, AT LEAST SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE, OR IMMEDIA TELY UPON RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION IF THE TIME BEFORE THE SCHEDULED APPEARANCE IS LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 711. Published 9/26/13 & 10/3/13 146641 2943410 T AX DEEDS3132 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice is hereby given that TC T AMPA 1, LLC; PNC CUS TC T AMPA 1, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 1779 Issuance Date: MAY 27, 2011 T ax Deed File #: 13-34-TD Description of Property: LOTS 1 THROUGH 4, INCLUSIVE, WAY AND MCCHESNEYS ADDITION TO ARCADIA FLORIDA, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 140, LESS ADDITIONAL RIGHT-OF-WAY TO DESOTO COUNTY FOR HARGRAVE STREET AS RECORDED IN OR BOOK 356, PAGE 892, PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA Names in which assessed: CLAUDIO & MARIA BECERRA 8507 S US HWY 17 ZOLFO SPRINGS, FL 33980 All of said property being in the County of DeSoto, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Courthouse Door on OCTOBER 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 3RD day of SEPTEMBER, 2013. MITZIE W. McGAVIC CLERK OF COURT DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA By:CRYSTAL HENDERSON, Deputy Clerk Publication Dates: 9/12/13, 9/19/13, 9/26/13, 10/3/13 0IM

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The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 21 | Arcadian T AX DEEDS3132 112132 2937904 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice is hereby given that TC T AMPA 1, LLC; PNC CUS TC T AMPA 1, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 1729 Issuance Date: MAY 27, 2011 T ax Deed File #: 13-35-TD Description of Property: LOTS 1-3 BLK 19, KING AND BAKER SUBDIVISION, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 105. TOGETHER WITH A 1986 COUN DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME. IDENTIFICATION #CM34820135A A ND IDENTIFICATION #CM34820135B. TITLE #46285486 AND TITLE # 46204469. RP#R399213 AND RP #R399212. NOTE: THESE MOBILE HOME TITLES ARE IN THE NAMES OF ETHAN E PINDER SR. AND VIVIAN M PINDER Names in which assessed: KIMBERLY & RICHARD PINDER 1112 SW MILLS AVE ARCADIA, FL 34266 A ll of said property being in the County of DeSoto, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Courthouse Door on OCTOBER 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 3RD day of SEPTEMBER, 2013. MITZIE W. McGAVIC CLERK OF COURT DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA By:CRYSTAL HENDERSON, Deputy Clerk Publication Dates: 9/13/13, 9/19/13, 9/26/13, 10/3/13 112132 2939365 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice is hereby given that TC T AMPA 1, LLC; PNC CUS TC T AMPA 1, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 981 Issuance Date: MAY 27, 2011 T ax Deed File #: 13-36-TD Description of Property: LOT 7 AND THE WEST 20 FEET OF LOT 8, BLOCK 4, DAVIS AND W RIGHT SUBDIVISION OF NOCATEE, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 80 AND IN PLAT BOOK C-5, PAGE 23, LESS STATE ROAD RIGHT OF WAY. Names in which assessed: ANTHONY HUESTON III 8792 E STATE ROAD 70 #B BRADENTON, FL 34202 A ll of said property being in the County of DeSoto, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Courthouse Door on OCTOBER 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 19th day of SEPTEMBER, 2013. MITZIE W. McGAVIC CLERK OF COURT DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA By:CRYSTAL HENDERSON, Deputy Clerk Publication Dates: 9/26/13, 10/3/13, 10/10/13 & 10/17/13 112132 2943202 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice is hereby given that TC T AMPA 1, LLC; PNC CUS TC T AMPA 1, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 1493 Issuance Date: MAY 27, 2011 T ax Deed File #: 13-37-TD Description of Property: LOT 1, BLOCK C, DESOTO MOBILE ESTATES, AS PER MAP T AX DEEDS3132 OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 37. TOGETHER WITH A 2005 SLVRCRK DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME. IDENTIFICATION #SCH01057773A AND IDENTIFICATION #SCH01057773B. TITLE #93747382 AND TITLE #93747456. RP#12238617 AND RP#12238619. Names in which assessed: REBECCA C SARGENT & LARRY T SARGENT 137 CLYDE AVE POPLAR BLUFF, MO 63901 All of said property being in the County of DeSoto, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Courthouse Door on OCTOBER 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 19th day of SEPTEMBER, 2013. MITZIE W. McGAVIC CLERK OF COURT DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA By:CRYSTAL HENDERSON, Deputy Clerk Publication Dates: 9/26/13, 10/3/13, 10/10/13 & 10/17/13 112132 2943219 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice is hereby given that TC T AMPA 1, LLC; PNC CUS TC T AMPA 1, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 450 Issuance Date: MAY 27, 2011 T ax Deed File #: 13-38-TD Description of Property: LOT 1, BLOCK B RICHARDS HALF ACRES, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 40. TOGETHER WITH A 1982 MANAC INC DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME. IDENTIFICATION #063851S7314A AND IDENTIFICATION #06381S7314B. TITLE #21811484 AND TITLE #21811483. RP #R036507 AND RP #R036506. Names in which assessed: HENRY ALLEN MCLELLAND 1490 SW SHADY OAKS AVE ARCADIA, FL 34266 All of said property being in the County of DeSoto, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Courthouse Door on OCTOBER 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 19th day of SEPTEMBER, 2013. MITZIE W. McGAVIC CLERK OF COURT DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA By:CRYSTAL HENDERSON, Deputy Clerk Publication Dates: 9/26/13, 10/3/13, 10/10/13 & 10/17/13 112132 2943224 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice is hereby given that TC T AMPA 1, LLC; PNC CUS TC T AMPA 1, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 630 Issuance Date: MAY 27, 2011 T ax Deed File #: 13-39-TD Description of Property: LOT 8, BLOCK P, A/W/ GILCHRISTS SUBDIVISION OF THE SE1/4 OF THE NW1/4 OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 24 EAST, DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT BOOK 1. PAGE 63 AND IN PLAT BOOK C-5, PAGE 52. Names in which assessed: ROBERT RIVERS & JACQULINE RIVERS 1248 SW HARLEM CIRCLE ARCADIA, FL 34266 All of said property being in the County of DeSoto, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the propert y described in such T AX DEEDS3132 certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Courthouse Door on OCTOBER 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 19th day of SEPTEMBER, 2013. MITZIE W. McGAVIC CLERK OF COURT DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA By:CRYSTAL HENDERSON, Deputy Clerk Publication Dates: 9/26/13, 10/3/13, 10/10/13 & 10/17/13 112132 2943234 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice is hereby given that TC T AMPA 1, LLC; PNC CUS TC T AMPA 1, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 357 Issuance Date: MAY 27, 2011 T ax Deed File #: 13-40-TD Description of Property: LOT 4 AND THE EAST 34 FEET OF THE WEST 50 FEET OF LOT 8 AND ALLEY BETWEEN, ALL IN BLOCK 40, ORIGINAL SURVEY OF TWON OF ARCADIA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN THE PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE(S) 67-T, PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA. Names in which assessed: CHARLOTTE S NYMARK 714 N MANATEE AVE SPT 2 ARCADIA, FL 34266 All of said property being in the County of DeSoto, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Courthouse Door on OCTOBER 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 19th day of SEPTEMBER, 2013. MITZIE W. McGAVIC CLERK OF COURT DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA By:CRYSTAL HENDERSON, Deputy Clerk Publication Dates: 9/26/13, 10/3/13, 10/10/13 & 10/17/13 112132 2943240 OTHER NOTICES3138 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF DESOTO CIVIL ACTION NO.: 2013-CA-290 P ARCEL NO.: 123, 125 STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Petitioner, -vsGILBERT E. COAN, A MARRIED MAN, JAMES G. CHATHAM, A MARRIED MAN AND STEPHEN L. DUKE, A SINGLE MAN; FLORISTS TRANSWORLD DELIVERY, INC.; J. STEVEN GRIBBLE; KATHRYN J. HILL, TAX COLLECTOR; NEWT KEEN, PROPERTY APPRAISER. Defendants. NOTICE TO SHOW CAUSE AND NOTICE OF SUIT STATE OF FLORIDA TO: J. Steven Gribble 38811 Cozy Cove Road Dent, MN 56528 Parcels 123 and 125 To all said defendants who are living, and if any or all defendants are deceased, the unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, lienors, or other parties claiming by, through, under, or against any such deceased defendant or defendants, if alive, and, if dead, their unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, legatees, grantees, creditors, lienors, or other parties claiming by, through, under, or against any such deceased defendant or defendants, and all other parties having or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in and to the property described in the Petition, to wit: F .P NO. 1938982 SECTION 04020-000 ST A TE ROAD 35 DESOTO COUNTY DESCRIPTION P ARCEL 123 ESTATE OR INTEREST TO BE OBTAINED: FEE SIMPLE RIGHT OF WAY Those portions of Lots 23 thru 25, Block B, Live Oak Estates, a subdivision in Section 13, Township 38 South, Range 24 East, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat OTHER NOTICES3138 Book 9, Page 39, Public Records of Desoto County, Florida. Being described as follows: Commence at the southwest corner of the northwest 1/4 of said Section 13; thence along the south line of said northwest 1/4, South 89 East a distance of 205.48 feet to the survey base line of State Road 35(US 17); thence along said survey base line North 18 East a distance of 776.19 feet; thence South 89 East a distance of 52.87 feet to the southerly existing right of way line of said State Road 35 (per R/W Map Section 04020-2520), also being the southwest corner of said Lot 23 for a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence along said southerly existing right of way line and the west line of said Lots 23 thru 25, North 18 East a distance of 317.08 feet to the northwest corner of said Lot 25; thence along the north line of said Lot 25, South 89 East a distance of 56.04 feet; thence South 18 West a distance of 317.08 feet to the south line of said Lot 23; thence along said south line North 89 West a distance of 56.04 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 16,805 square feet. F .P NO. 1938982 SECTION 04020-000 ST A TE ROAD 35 DESOTO COUNTY DESCRIPTION P ARCEL 125 ESTATE OR INTEREST TO BE OBTAINED: FEE SIMPLE RIGHT OF WAY That portion of Lot 27, Block B, Live Oak Estates, a subdivision in Section 13, Township 38 South, Range 24 East, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 39, Public Records of Desoto County, Florida. Being described as follows: Commence at the southwest corner of the northwest 1/4 of said Section 13; thence along the south line of said northwest 1/4, South 89 East a distance of 205.48 feet to the survey base line of State Road 35(US 17); thence along said survey base line North 18 East a distance of 1,356.81 feet; thence South 89 East a distance of 52.74 feet to an intersection with the southerly existing right of way line of said State Road 35 (per R/W Map Section 040202520) and the south right of way line of Mariposa Street also known as Mariposa Drive (per said plat), also being the northwest corner of said Lot 27 for a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence along said south right of way line and the north line of said Lot 27, continue South 89 East a distance of 55.91 feet; thence South 18 West a distance of 151.67 feet to the south line of said Lot 27; thence along said south line North 89 West a distance of 56.04 feet to said southerly existing right of way line of State Road 35 and the southwest corner of said Lot 27; thence along said southerly existing right of way line and the west line of said Lot 27, North 18 East a distance of 152.09 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 8,050 square feet. Y ou are each notified that the Petitioner filed its Petition and its Declaration of Taking in this Court against you as defendants, seeking to condemn by eminent domain proceedings the above described property located in the State of Florida, County of DeSoto. You are further notified that the Petitioner will apply to the Honorable Don T. Hall, one of the Judges of this Court, on the 18th day of November, A.D., 2013, at 2:00 oclock P.M., at the DeSoto County Courthouse, 115 Oak Street, Arcadia, Florida, for an Order of Taking in this cause. All defendants to this suit may r equest a hearing at the time and place designated and be heard. Any defendant failing to file a r equest for hearing shall waive any right to object to the Order of Taking. AND Each defendant is hereby r equired to serve written defenses, if any, and request a hearing, if desired, to said Petition: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Post Office Box 1249 Bartow, Florida 33831 c/o Mr. Kenneth L. Hadley Assistant General Counsel (863) 519-2623 OTHER NOTICES3138 Florida Bar No.: 176745 on or before the 28th day of October, A.D., 2013, and file the originals with the Clerk of this Court on that date, to show cause what right, title, interest, or lien you or any of you have in and to the property described in the Petition and to show cause, if any you have, why the property should not be condemned for the uses and purposes set forth in the Petition. If you fail to answer, a default may be entered against you for the r elief demanded in the Petition. If you fail to request a hearing on the Petition for Order of Taking you shall waive any right to object to said Order of Taking. IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN A COURT PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERT AIN ASSISTANCE: PLEASE CONTACT DESOTO COUNTY JURY OFFICE, 115 EAST OAK STREET, ARCADIA, FLORIDA 34266. TELEPHONE: (863) 993-4876. IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, PLEASE CALL 711. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL of said Court on the 16th day of September, A.D., 2013. MITZIE W. MCGAVIC CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ M. Harris Deputy Clerk Published 9/26/13 & 10/3/13 109283 2943124 NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS The City of Arcadia, Florida (the City) hereby provides notice, pursuant to section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem special assessments to be levied within the Incorporated area of the City, for the cost of providing fire and stormwater services commencing for the Fiscal Y ear beginning on October 1, 2014 and continuing until discontinued by the City. The City will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments authorized by section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 6:00 p.m. on October 1, 2013 at the Council Chambers, 23 N. Polk Avenue, Arcadia, Florida. Such r esolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contains the legal description of the real property subject to the levy, are on file at the Clerks office, City Hall, 23 N. Polk Avenue, Arcadia, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend. In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the City with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the r esolution at the above-referenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the City Clerk at (863) 494-4114 at least a week prior to the date of the hearing. DATED this 23rd day of August, 2013. By Order of: Gia Lancaster, City Clerk CITY OF ARCADIA, FLORIDA Published 9/5/13, 9/12/13, 9/19/13 & 9/26/13 114862 2932018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 12TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION NO.: 2013-CA-43 P ARCEL NOS.: 157/801 STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Petitioner, -vsJESUS MORALES AND MARIA T. LOPEZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE; SECURITY NATIONAL MORTGAGE COMPANY, A UTAH CORPORATION; UNKNOWN TENANT; UNKNOWN TENANT; UNKNOWN TENANT; KATHRYN J. HILL, TAX OTHER NOTICES3138 COLLECTOR; NEWT KEEN, PROPERTY APPRAISER Defendants, NOTICE TO SHOW CAUSE AND NOTICE OF SUIT STATE OF FLORIDA TO: Unknown T enant 1510 S.W. Forbes Road Arcadia, FL 34266 Parcels 157/801 Unknown T enant 1549 S.W. Forbes Road Arcadia, FL 34266 Parcels 157/801 Unknown T enant 1491 S.W. Forbes Road Arcadia, FL 34266 Parcels 157/801 To all said Defendants who are living, and if any or all Defendants are deceased, the unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, lienors, or other parties claiming by, through, under, or against any such deceased defendant or defendants, if alive, and, if dead, their unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, legatees, grantees, creditors, lienors, or other parties claiming by, through, under, or against any such deceased defendant or defendants, and all other parties having or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in and to the property described in the Petition, to-wit F.P. NO. 1938982 SECTION 04020-000 ST A TE ROAD 35 DESOTO COUNTY DESCRIPTION PA RCEL 157 ESTATE OR INTEREST TO BE OBTAINED: FEE SIMPLE -RIGHT OF WAY That portion of the southeast 1/4 of Section 1, Township 38 South, Range 24 East, Desoto County, Florida. Being described as follows: Commence at the southwest corner of the southeast 1/4 of said Section 1; thence along the south line of said Section 1, North 89 East a distance of 429.94 feet to the survey base line of State Road 35{US 17); thence along said survey base line North 19 East a distance of 868.85 feet; thence North 74 West a distance of 444.45 feet for a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue North 74 West a distance of 128.78 feet; thence North 66 West a distance of 142.00 feet; thence North 15 East a distance of 308.00 feet to the south line of the northwest 1/4 of the southeast 1/4 of said Section 1; thence along said south line North 89 East a distance of 280.00 feet; thence South 15 West a distance of 404.07 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 2.232 acres. F.P. NO. 1938982 SECTION 04020-000 ST A TE ROAD 35 DESOTO COUNTY DESCRIPTION PA RCEL 801 ESTATE OR INTEREST TO BE OBTAINED: PERPETUAL EASEMENT That portion of the southeast 1/4 of Section l, Township 38 South, Range 24 East, Desoto County, Florida. Being described as follows: Commence at the southwest corner of the southeast 1/4 of said Section 1; thence along the south line of said Section 1, North 89 East a distance of 429.94 feet to the survey base line of State Road 35(US 17); thence along said survey base line North 19 East a distance of 868.85 feet; thence North 74 West a distance of 33.09 feet to the northerly existing right of way line of said State Road 35 (per R/W Map Section 04020-2520) for a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence along said northerly existing right of way line South 19 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 76 West a distance of 286.00 feet; thence North 74 West a distance of 154.96 feet; thence South 61 West a distance of 14.40 feet; thence North 74 West a distance of 86.81 feet; thence North 15 East a distance of 50.00 feet; thence South 74 East a distance of 540.14 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 21,001 square feet. THE PURPOSE OF THIS PERPETUAL EASEMENT IS FOR PERMANENT DRAINAGE AND ACCESS EASEMENT TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN DRAINAGE PIPES AND LON Lftft ftft 00

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Arcadian | Page 22 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 policy of the Honor Guard. The Honor Guard needs to be invited to an event; otherwise their presence represents an intrusion into the scheduled program. It should also be noted that the ag display requires preparation before the ceremony. Nine ag poles and ags have to be transported and erected to complete the display. This unrecognized work was done by volunteer veterans who were members of both the Honor Guard and the Veterans Council. Since this was a ceremony to eulogize 9/11 fallen rst responders, it was elected that to make room for the 9/11 ag, so the POW/MIA ag was replaced for one day. I tried to call you on the phone but your phone was inoperative. Roger Bumgardner Commander, DeSoto County Honor Guard ArcadiaHospital should explain benetsEditor: If anyone has developed breast cancer, and youre not on Medicare, Medicaid or a federally funded healthcare program, you are eligible for re Xgeva First Step Program. Eligibility is not based on income. If your doctor tells you to take Xgeva shots, please call 1-888-657-8371 to obtain benets that pay $5,000 per patient per six-month calendar period. So why am I explaining this program? Because no one told me about this plan at the DeSoto Hospital. I had to inform the Patient Accounting Department. The people I talked to felt that they had no responsibility to inform patients about this program. When a hospital is in the red, you would think that they would use every available program to pay the high cost of these Xgeva shots. One Xgeva shot costs over $3,000 and tha patient who has insurance pays more than $500. Under the Xgeva program, a patient pays no more than $25 and the hospital will receive all of its money up front. The DeSoto Hospital is in compliance with this plan and I hope all cancer patients who are in need of nancial help will use the program. Visit www.myxgeva. com for more information.Larry Mroz ArcadiaPolice, re not only dangerous jobsEditor: Sometimes being politically correct goes way too far. I respect the job that rst responders do, but at times it is overblown. There are times when it makes headlines day after day. If you check the Internet for the top 10 most dangerous jobs in the U.S., police is number 10 and remen are number 11, now this does not take away from what they do but number 1 is shermen. Now we could do without sh, but we like sh. Number 2 is loggers. Try to build a home without lumber. Number 3 is pilots. How would we get around this world without pilots? Number 4 is steelworkers putting up our large buildings that we need but could get by without. Number 5 is farmers. Now trying to make it without food would be something I do not wish to think about. Number 6 is coal miners. Not only have a dangerous job but also a nasty job and depressing job working in the dark and damp conditions. Number 7 is roofers. If you have ever worked on the roof of a home it is a very hard job. A lot of heavy lifting and very hot in the summer time. Number 8 is sanitation. Not only is it dangerous but hard, smelly, heavy and pays very little. Number 9 is truck drivers. Can you imagine this country without all the things that trucks haul? Number 10 is police. This is not meant to take away from police and remen but we need to think about all the other people who have dangerous jobs. There is enough praise to go around, we just need to share with some of the others. I have served in the military and was never in a dangerous position so I do not need to be thanked, but sometimes people do.Billy Duncan ArcadiaLETTERSFROM PAGE 4the lid down. I dont need to tell you what that can result in, but I will add that it might lead to someone knocking some knots on your head if they nd out who was behind it. Some of the stuff we used to do to each other was downright mean. One prank was to sneak up behind someone on a sunny day with a magnifying glass. Held at just the right angle between them and the sun, you could burn them on the back of the neck or arm pretty fast. And youd better be fast on your feet when they came after you! Perhaps the cruelest of confrontations when it came to sibling rivalry was to get someone on the ground, at on their back, while you straddled them and pinned their arms down. Thats when youd pretend you were going to spit on them by working up a mouthful of saliva and letting a little dangle from your lips, as if you were going to let it drip on them. There were those who actually followed through with the threat, but of course that wasnt me. It was truly an art to see how far you could make the string of slobber dangle over their screaming faces before sucking it back into your mouth. We had fun getting one another in side headlocks and using our knuckles to grind our friends hair into tangles. Or you could say to a friend, Let me show you a trick! and lay your palm on the hairy part of their forearm and press down, making tight little circles. This balled the hair into tiny tangles that were quite irritable and memorable, so there were no repeat victims I ever knew of. This behavior followed us into our teenage and young adult life; wed ride around with three guys in the front seat of somebodys car, and the prankster sitting on the passenger side would wait until a crowd of people was nearby before making his move. Hed duck down quickly, reach over and blow the horn, and make bystanders look to see two guys sitting next to each other as if they were a couple. Of course, this cured a lot of us from sitting in the middle ever again. I could go on and on about snipe hunting, or the old aming sack of dog droppings on the front porch trick, but youve heard it all before. And have possibly partaken. So Ill close now and let you remember some of the tricks you used to pull on others. Remember, youre never too old to play a joke on someone, or to be the victim of someone elses jocular juvenile jesting!GRITS & PIECESFROM PAGE 4 city he represents. Its a slap in the face to the voters who elected him. We understand the two fired employees had many friends in the city and among fellow employees, and it is understandable some people might be upset over their terminations. But the city administrator must be allowed to take charge of hiring and firing without interference from council; otherwise, in a small town like Arcadia, it would be nearly impossible for the administrator to make changes.OUR VIEWFROM PAGE 4 OTHER NOTICES3138 APPURTENANCES, MAINTAIN AN EXISTING DRAINAGE DITCH, TO RESURFACE A PORTION OF THE EXISTING ROADWAY (FORBES STREET) AND TO PROVIDE INGRESS AND EGRESS FROM US 17 (SR 35) TO THE STORMWATER MANAGEMENT FACILITY (S.M.F. POND 6). Y ou are each notified that the Petitioner filed its sworn Petition and its Declaration of Taking in this Court against you as defendants, seeking to condemn by eminent domain proceedings the above described property located in the State of Florida, County of DESOTO. Y ou are further notified that the Petitioner will apply to the Honorable Don T. Hall, one of the Judges of this Court on the 18th day of November 2013, at 2:30 P .M., at the Desoto County Courthouse, 115 East Oak Street, Room 101, Arcadia, Florida, for an Order of Taking in this cause. All defendants to this suit may r equest a hearing at the time and place designated and be heard. Any defendant failing to file a r equest for hearing shall waive any right to object to the Order of T aking. AND Each defendant is hereby r equired to serve written defenses, if any, and request a hearing, if desired, to said Petition on: STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL 801 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830 c/o Kenneth L. Hadley, Assistant General Counsel (863)519-2623 on or before the 21st day of October and file the originals with the Clerk of this Court on that date, to show cause what right, title, interest, or lien you or any of you have in and to the property described in the Petition and to show cause, if any you have, why the property should not be condemned for the uses and purposes set forth in the Petition. If you fail to answer, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. If you fail to request a hearing on the Petition for Order of Taking you shall waive any right to object to said Order of Taking. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL of said Court on the day of 11 day of September, A.D., 2013. Mitzie W. McGavic CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Marlene Harris Deputy Clerk (S E A L) IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN A COURT PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE: PLEASE CONTACT DESOTO COUNTY JURY OFFICE, 115 EAST OAK STREET, ARCADIA, FLORIDA 34266. TELEPHONE: (863) 993-4876. IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, PLEASE CALL 711. Published 9/19/13 & 9/26/13 109283 2941078 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 12TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION NO.: 2013-CA-572 P ARCEL NO.: 135 & 139 STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Petitioner, -vsAMVETS POST #60, INC.; CHRISTINA BOHANNAN; MARTHA BOHANNAN DESOTO COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; KATHRYN J. HILL, DESOTO COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR; NEWT KEEN, DESOTO COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER; JAMES M. OLEARY; THE FIRST STATE BANK OF ARCADIA, Defendants. NOTICE TO SHOW CAUSE AND NOTICE OF SUIT STATE OF FLORIDA TO: Christina Bohannan 1725 Windsor Court Iowa City, IO 52245 Parcel 135 and 139 Martha Bohannan 1513 Hollywood Boulevard Iowa City, IO 52245 Parcel 135 and 139 To all said Defendants who are living, and if any or all Defendants are deceased, the unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, g rantees, creditors, lienors, or OTHER NOTICES3138 other parties claiming by, through, under, or against any such deceased defendant or defendants, if alive, and, if dead, their unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, legatees, grantees, creditors, lienors, or other parties claiming by, through, under, or against any such deceased defendant or defendants, and all other parties having or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in and to the property described in the Petition, to-wit F .P NO. 1938982 SECTION 04020-000 ST A TE ROAD US 17 DESOTO COUNTY DESCRIPTION P ARCEL 135 ESTATE OR INTEREST TO BE OBTAINED: FEE SIMPLE RIGHT OF WAY That portion of Lot 41, Mockingbird Manor, a subdivision in Section 12, Township 38 South, Range 24 East, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 41, Public Records of Desoto County, Florida. Being described as follows: Commence at the southwest corner of said Section 12; thence along the south line of said Section 12, South 89 East a distance of 1,101.16 feet to the survey base line of State Road 35(US 17); thence along said survey base line North 18 East a distance of 927.29 feet; thence South 88 East a distance of 34.60 feet to the southerly existing right of way line of said State Road 35 (per R/W Map Section 04020-2520) for a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence along said southerly existing right of way line North 18 East a distance of 133.96 feet to the north line of said Lot 41; thence along said north line South 89 East a distance of 73.90 feet; thence South 18 West a distance of 135.58 feet to the south line of said Lot 41; thence along said south line North 88 West a distance of 73.40 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 9,434 square feet. F .P NO. 1938982 SECTION 04020-000 ST A TE ROAD US 17 DESOTO COUNTY DESCRIPTION P ARCEL 139 ESTATE OR INTEREST TO BE OBTAINED: FEE SIMPLE RIGHT OF WAY That portion of the southwest 1/4 in Section 12, Township 38 South, Range 24 East, Dosoto County, Florida. Being described as follows: Commence at the southwest corner of said Section 12; thence along the south line of said Section 12, South 89 East a distance of 1,101.16 feet to the survey base line of State Road 35(US 17); thence along said survey base line North 18 East a distance of 827.72 feet; thence South 69 East a distance of 33.01 feet to the southerly existing right of way line of said State Road 35 (per R/W Map Section 04020-2520) for a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence along said southerly existing right of way line North 18 East a distance of 110.91 feet to the south line of Lot 41, Mockingbird Manor, a subdivision, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 41, Public Records of Desoto County, Florida,; thence along said south line South 88 East a distance of 73.40 feet; thence South 18 West a distance of 134.95 feet; thence North 69 West a distance of 70.03 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 8,605 square feet. Y ou are each notified that the Petitioner filed its sworn Petition and its Declaration of Taking in this Court against you as defendants, seeking to condemn by eminent domain proceedings the above described property located in the State of Florida, County of DESOTO. Y ou are further notified that the Petitioner will apply to the Honorable Don T. Hall, one of the Judges of this Court on the 19th day of November, 2013, at 10:00 A.M., at the Desoto County Courthouse, 115 East Oak Street, Room 101, Arcadia, Florida, for an Order of Taking in this cause. All defendants to this suit may request a hearing at the time and place designated and be heard. Any defendant failing to file a request for hearing shall waive any right to object to the OTHER NOTICES3138 Order of Taking. AND Each defendant is hereby r equired to serve written defenses, if any, and request a hearing, if desired, to said Petition on: STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL 801 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830 c/o Kenneth L. Hadley, Assistant General Counsel (863)519-2623 on or before the 28th of October and file the originals with the Clerk of this Court on that date, to show cause what right, title, interest, or lien you or any of you have in and to the property described in the Petition and to show cause, if any you have, why the property should not be condemned for the uses and purposes set forth in the Petition. If you fail to answer, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. If you fail to request a hearing on the Petition for Order of Taking you shall waive any right to object to said Order of Taking. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL of said Court on the 17th day of September,A.D., 2013. MITZIE W. MCGAVIC CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ M. Harris Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN A COURT PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE: PLEASE CONTACT DESOTO COUNTY JURY OFFICE, 115 EAST OAK STREET, ARCADIA, FLORIDA 34266. TELEPHONE: (863) 993-4876. IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, PLEASE CALL 711. Published 9/26/13 & 10/3/13 109283 2943096 C a s h i n w i t h C l a s s ARCADIAAREA GARAGE SALES6001 SAT 8 am? 1761 Se Cherry Dr. Proform Croswalker 390 treadmil, tool s and a much more! AUCTIONS6020 Farm, Ranch, Construction Misc tools, Equip Auction Saturday, October 5th 9amNOW ACCEPTING EQUIPMENT CONSIGNMENTSLee Civic Center 11831 Bayshore Rd. N. Ft. Myers, FL 333917 Frank E Land, Auctioneer www.landauctionservice.com (239) 936-4121 AB2084/AU2814 YOU DONT WANT TO MISS! UPCOMING HUGE AUCTION! FURNITURE6035 Y our Hometown Furniture Store Quality Furniture at affordable prices! Best Prices Anywhere! 126 S. Parker Ave. (one blk S. of Moose Lodge) AUTOS WANTED7260 WE BUY & PICK UP JUNK CARS 941-661-1928 Cash in wi(Class?LWI*Lll.

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The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 23 | Arcadian Candy Kendricks has ArmCandy. No, shes not strutting around with a piece of beefcake by her side. Candy makes ArmCandy. And she is the September Artist of the Month. ArmCandy is her name for fabulous, one-of-a-kind purses, bags and clutches which she creates by hand in her spare time. As part of the Human Resources team at DeSoto Memorial Hospital and also running her boarding home, she hasnt got a lot of spare time, but she does manage to make good use of it. Funky, spunky and fun, ArmCandy creations are made from upcycled materials. Books, records, neckties and blue jeans are all elements repurposed to new use. In Los Vegas, once a dealer uses a deck of cards, he must dispose of them. Candy turns them into handbags. Protecting the environment is important to her and repurposing items is a great way to do so. Like many artists, Candy loves doing artistic things. This past summer she was a counselor at a summer art camp for kids in Port Charlotte. It was a very rewarding experience and she was oored by what the kids could do. One project was to recreate Leonardo daVincis Mona Lisa which would be a daunting task even for experience artists. But the kids didnt know that it was difcult and put out some amazing work. Candys face lights up when she talks about teaching kids about art. Candy nds relaxation in working with her hands, satisfaction in creation. Many artists talk about going into a zone where everything else goes away. Its a sort of peaceful concentration that is good for the soul. ArmCandy can be seen in the lobby of Desoto Memorial Hospital for the month of September. Come by and take a look; you may be inspired. For more information regarding the artist of the month program, call Jane Hilton at 863-494-0630 or email janehilton57@gmail.com.ArmCandy on display for SeptemberBy JANE HILTON DESOTO ARTS & HUMANITIES COUNCIL Candy Kendricks makes her ArmCandy purses of interesting materials, such as silk ties she repur poses to create whimsical handbags. Candy Kendricks makes purses from upcycled materials, such as colorful fabrics salvaged from other items. Her ArmCandy creations are on display in September at DeSoto Memorial Hospital. For Candy Kendricks, a deck of cards and some poker chips become a handbag, as does an old LP record. You can see her whimsical creations on display at DeSoto Memo rial Hospital this month. Candy Kendricks ArmCandy is a collection of handmade purses made of dierent recycled mate rials, from rich colorful fabrics to records to playing cards.ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY JANE HILTON COMPUTER SERVICES Arcadia, FL 34265 Ph: (863) 491-0497 www.pcsolutionsco.com mike@pcsolutionsco.com Computer Service & Repairs, Sales And Networking P.C. SOLUTIONS Mobile Business Service Microsoft Partner Dell Registered Partner 863-491-0497 Visit the following businesses and shop local for quality service and customer service. LAWN EQUIPMENT BOWLING GREEN SMALL ENGINE SERVICE, INC. LAWN AND GARDEN EQUIPMENT (863) 375-4056 PO Box 309 (863) 375-4057 4702 U.S. Hwy 17 N. Mon.-Fri. 8-5:30 Bowling Green, FL 33834 Sat. 8-12 for only $12.00 a week! for only $12.00 a week! Contact Contact Tami at 494-2434 Tami at 494-2434 for more information for more information Pro Turf Lawn Care Lawn Maintenance, Mulch Installation, Irrigation Repair, Free Estimates Residential & Commercial Licensed & Insured Arcadia, FL 34266 (863) 990-7774 LAWN CARE AUTOMOTIVE Performance Automotive Total Car & Light Truck ServiceF R E E F r o n t E n d I n s p e c t i o n FREE Front-End Inspection 505 S. Brevard Ave., Arcadia 863-491-8500 WE OFFER 4-WHEEL FRONT-END ALIGNMENT AND WE WONT STEER YOU WRONG! Complete computer capabilities on all vehicles ADVERTISE HERE! for only $12.00 a week! Contact Tami at 494-2434 for more information STORAGE COMMUNICATIONS PHILS AUTOMOTIVE AUTOMOTIVE Domestic/Foreign Tires Brakes A/C Repair Wheel Alignment Computer/Electrical Diagnostics Cooling Systems Steering & Suspensions 3193 NE Hwy 17 Arcadia 863-993-1141 #1 two years running! GLASS Your Hometown Furniture Store Quality Furniture at Affordable Prices! BEST PRICES ANYWHERE! 126 S. Parker Ave. (1Blk S Moose Club) Thur-Sun 10am-6pm FURNITURE WELDING 863-231-2504 50457035 We're at Your S e r V iceC J `/ n F 1 oFR E18 Fei1ty-2im/ ]f1m pecdoz ALFFHORIZEi RETAILo o V e eAM=K PDESOTO GLASS & MIRROR, INC.135 N. Volusia Ave. I Arcadia, Florida 34266All Phases of Glass WorkCOMMERCIAL and RESIDENTAIL, MOBILE AUTO GLASSr1 !+' ,r We come to you!(863) 494-2683Ron & Lorrie Collins 24-Hour Emergency6. 1,'r7 7 e TARGETED ADVERTISINGI I14 i I I 1. A. Welding THU WORKS FOR YOUR BUSINESSCall for move in specials COMPETITIVE PRICESPlea Market Every Saturday1 Mobile Welding Custom WeldingRepairs Trailers Built24 hour Access1443 NW Pine Creek Ave.SECUREDH% %, 17 North of Arcadia Isaias Avila Arcadia, FL 34266PUBLIC STORAGE 863-993-1355 owner Operated ___j A111111111111111111r,

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Arcadian | Page 24 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, September 26, 2013 D e S o t o C o u n t y H i g h S c h o o l D e S o t o C o u n t y H i g h S c h o o l DeSoto County High School B u l l d o g F o o t b a l l B u l l d o g F o o t b a l l Bulldog Football PHILS AUTOMOTIVE Full Service Auto Care Phil & Weldon 3193 N.E. Highway 17, Arcadia, FL 34266 863-993-1141 Have the Arcadian delivered to your home every Thursday morning for one year FREE!! Call: 863-494-2434 Email: jbierman@sun-herald.com Arcadia, FL 34265 Ph: (863) 491-0497 www.pcsolutionsco.com mike@pcsolutionsco.com Computer Service & Repairs, Sales And Networking P.C. SOLUTIONS Mobile Business Service Microsoft Partner Dell Registered Partner 863-491-0497 www.geogroup.com The Last Pest Control Company You Will Ever Have To Call PEST CONTROL, INC Of Florida Charlotte DeSoto Hardee Counties E. L. Wilson Owner Telephone (863) 494-7173 BUMPER BUMPER TO Auto Parts Specialists Fender Auto Parts Rodger B. Fender 4460 S Hwy 17 Nocatee, FL 863-494-1866 TREASURE ALLEY 215 West Oak Street, Arcadia WE HAVE BULLDOG COLLECTIBLES! G o D o g s h a v e a g r e a t s e a s o n 494-4848 www.desotoautomall.com We HELP the world GROW the FOOD it needs www.mosaicfla.com We help the world grow the food it needs www.mosaicco.com/florida DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME Us Them Aug. 23 Port Charlotte Away 7:00p 15 19 Aug. 30 Lake Region Away 7:00pm 18 19 Sept. 6 Lehigh Acres Away 7:30pm 36 35 Sept. 13 East Lee County Home 7:00pm 47 28 Sept. 20 Booker Away 7:30pm 17 37 Sept. 27 North Port Home 7:00pm DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME Us Them Oct. 4 Bayshore Home 7:00pm Oct. 11 Frostproof Home 7:00pm Oct. 18 Southeast Home 7:00pm Nov. 1 Hardee Away 7:00pm Nov. 8 Braden River Home 7:00pm The Bulldogs take a break at halftime to try and figure out what went wrong in the first half against Booker. The DeSoto County players congratulate the Booker players at the end of the game. From the look on (21) Jacarius Slugga Thomas face it is easy to see who won the game. DeSoto County coach Richard Koonce talks to his linemen to make adjustments for the second half. Photos provided by: Steve Big Daddy Knapp sbigdaddyknapp@aol.com Come and support the Bulldogs at HOME t omorrow! Fri day, September 27th 50457033 r7vAV,V'j' sUttice: (8b3) 375-4056X/ R Monday-Friday 3OSFLiUI Cr e ekSaturday -ro y8m12 Noon LJ +p.JAIJE FRICKE UAR7/N BROKER, GRIRte, 863-990-7112k) j a n e 0 jos h u ac re e k re a I ty. comwling Green Small Engine Service, Inc. www.joshuacreekrealty.comLawn & Garden Equipment4702 US Hwy 17 N Bowling Green. FL 33834 jL 6C3 E. ti a iClia S1.4 read a. FL 34260Hcrc s t0 cl bi'( pit Sn Boo) M, hCMUSM ALBRITTUseason! glfQmGea;tinc: u:Go Bulldogs!!! Reliabiiit# (863) 993-4101Dr. Karyn Gary 301 N Brevard Ste B P.O. Box 1733Sllj)CI'111tC11(Ilt Arcadia. FL 34266 Wauchula. FL 33873MosaicSTUDENTS WORKING AGAINST TOBACCOO $ aF ARCADIAN "Sc reinUeSu1u C uuniv since ISS7VolJIBEAUTYSALO\'416 N. Brevard Ave. 863-494-4835