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Title:
The Arcadian
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Arcadian (Arcadia, Fla.)
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
Language:
English
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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27.2175 x -81.86

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Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier:
aleph - 000579554
oclc - 33424602
notis - ADA7400
lccn - sn 95047230
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UF00079901:00069

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Serving DeSoto County since 1887 ARCADIANThursday, October 3, 2013 24 pages / 50 centsA MAN ON A MISSION Dr. Vaidy Nathans work has brought leading medical advances to DeSoto. PAGE 5 A section of the SunINSIDE Arcadian 50 Editorial ...............4 Calendar ..............6 Family Album ..........7 Police Beat ............8 Obituaries ............ 9 Religion ..............10 Agriculture ...........13 Sports ...............14 MARKET RETURNS: The downtown Farmers Market and Art Walk return to the Tree of Knowledge ...... 3 SENIOR VIEWPOINT: Not your usual tourist trap glimpse of a favorite tree ............................. 10 ROCKY MOUNTAIN TRAIN RIDE: Take a trip with Carol Mahler through Americas tallest mountains .......... 22 As part of the city councils annual reorganization, Councilwoman Alice Frierson was appointed as Arcadias new mayor. The appointment came after Councilman Joe Fink nominated Councilman Keith Keene to serve as mayor for another term. I appreciate the nomination, Councilman Fink, but I will have to decline, he said. Fink asked Keene to reconsider, saying, I think you have done a fine job as mayor, and if its not broke then why fix it? Please reconsider, for the sake of the city. After an extended pause by Keene, he again declined, saying, I appreciate your confidence in me, Joe, but I will have to say no. Keene then nominated Frierson for mayor which was seconded by Councilman Robert Heine, and after pausing, she said, I have a really time-consuming commitment. Ill take it, but I may have to call on council members to help. The council then voted unanimously to appoint her to the position. Keene also nominated Fink for the position of deputy mayor, which after another long pause was seconded by Frierson. The council then voted 4-1 to approve the appointment, with Heine casting the lone dissenting vote.Residents voice support for JankoskyDuring the public comments period, several residents scolded members of the council for comments made during its Sept. 17 meeting, and accused certain members of pressuring City Administrator Judith Jankosky to resign her position after the firing of two long-time city employees. Business owner Martha Craven said she was appalled by the councils recent conduct. What were you thinking last week? Why would you put such pressure on her? she asked. I dont understand whats going on here. Firing people is hard, but in business you have to make hard decisions. Im very sad at what you did.Frierson chosen as new mayorBy STEVE BAUERARCADIAN ASSISTANT EDITOR DRAWING PROVIDEDTeam Arcadia presented this rendering of proposed improvements to the Lake Katherine Park to City Council Tuesday night. It includes two new playgrounds, a gazebo with native plantings, a picnic area and an observation dock, plus additional parking. The concept plan is intended to improve Lake Katherines appearance so visitors to Arcadia from the west will see an attactive park as they enter town.NEW | 2 CORRECTIONIn the Sept. 26 issue of the Arcadian, it was incorrectly stated that County Commissioner Jim Selph is currently receiving county retirement benets. Although Selph is eligible for some county benets, he currently does not utilize any of them. We apologize for any confusion this might have caused. -0fFtCl X I ) I ANr-44,1LAKE KATHERINE PARKM `asawn M THE MOWC COMPANYFOUNDATION d 7p HEALTH-AKTj lL ?Q16TING 1 fIGVLM OEVMTIiNr ,_ 4 1 ,41 .you .<
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Arcadian | Page 2 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 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 The DeSoto County Education Foundation took advantage of the most recent partnership to highlight the many projects of which they are involved. Hosting the Chamber of Commerces Noontime Networking luncheon on Sept.18, the foundation announced the latest collaborative project addressing hunger of DeSoto Countys children through the BackPack program. September is recognized as Hunger Action Month and a new relationship has been formed to provide backpacks of food for children in the elementary and middle school, as well as continuing the Food Pantry at the local high school. Since May, the high school pantry has served more than 600 adults and children. BackPack volunteers distributed almost 3,500 backpacks to students at Nocatee and Memorial Elementary schools last school year and expect to distribute more than 7,000 backpacks this year with the addition of West Elementary and DeSoto Middle schools. The project was initiated with a designated sponsorship from Mosaic to All Faiths Food Bank. The foundation also received a grant from Walmart and local sponsorship by individuals. This partnership between All Faiths Food Bank, Mosaic, the DeSoto County School District and the DeSoto County Education Foundation enables children at all DeSoto County schools to be served. The BackPack program is just one of the many projects that the foundation sponsors. The organization works with the community and the schools to meet unmet needs of teachers and children in DeSoto County. For more information on how you can help, email Martha Jo Markey, Executive Director of the foundation, at mjmarkey1@gmail.com.Education Foundation helps hungry children SUBMITTED BY MARTHA JO MARKEY PHOTO PROVIDEDThe School District, the DeSoto Education Foundation, All Faiths Food Bank and Mosaic work together to provide food to hungry children. From left: Debby Snyder, DeSoto County School Board vice chair; Dr. Karyn Gary, superintendent of DeSoto County Schools; Pat Symons, director to the DeSoto County Education Foundation Inc.; Ann Ryals, chairperson of DeSoto County Educa tion Foundation, Inc.; Jennifer Hayes, Outreach Programs coordinator for All Faiths Food Bank; Heather Nedley, public aairs manager, The Mosaic Company. History behind hospital ARCADIAN PHOTO BY CAROL MAHLERGordon Mac Martin and his mother, Genie Martin, pose by a painting of Simmons Sani tarium, which Dr. D. L. McSwain (Macs great-grandfather and Genies grandfather) helped found along with Dr. J. A. Simmons in 1912. It later became Arcadia General Hospital and served until DeSoto Memorial Hospital was built in 1968. Businesswoman Janie Watson also chided the council, saying she thought Jankosky had done a good job moving the city forward. I think youve made a terrible, terrible mistake in letting Ms. Jankosky go, she said. Resident Charles Conklin took issue with the council members he suspected of pressuring Jankosky to resign. The same three, Mr. Allen, Mr. Heine and Ms. Frierson, who gave her so much praise and hired her are now the ones who dont agree with the firings (of former city employees) and want her gone, he said. Frierson was quick to reply that she should not be included in that group, saying his accusations were based on rumors and speculation. When Conklin continued to criticize the members, Frierson told him she had heard enough and attempted to move to the next speaker, but was told by City Attorney T.J. Wohl she had to allow Conklin to finish speaking.Pension reform optionsThe council heard from pension reform attorney Glenn Thomas on the citys current fire and police pension situation, who presented an analysis of the current pension payments and ways to reduce the cost to the city. Since 2007, the citys fire and police pensions have risen more than 200 percent, and the pension payments were higher and vested earlier than the state average under the Florida Retirement System. Thomas then presented alternatives for the city, NEWFROM PAGE 1with one option being join to FRS. He suggested before any action is taken, however, the city should talk with its actuary to consider its options. Obviously this is something that you will want to take some time to think over, have a discussion with your actuary and go from there, he said. There are pros and cons to changing to a different system such as FRS, but if you stay on your current course your pensions will be more than 100 percent of your payroll, which will cause the city to shut its doors. The council agreed to review the numbers presented by Thomas, and would discuss the matter at its next meeting. City mattersJankosky informed members of an agreement the city was entering into with an Internet provider to make wireless connections available at the city mobile home park. Residents who wish to utilize the service must pay for it, but Jankosky stressed there would be no cost to the city. In fact, this could be a source of revenue, she said. If the company providing the service exceeds $10,000 in revenue, then from that point the city receives 10 percent of all future sales. The council unanimously approved the agreement. She also recommended the council use the Range Riders to assist the city in finding its next administrator. The group consists of former municipal administrators or managers who assist and advise cities without charge in matters such as hiring city administrators. As you make this transition I highly recommend you use their services to your advantage, she said. Councilman Keene agreed, saying, Lets make use of this. Its in the best interest of everyone here to get the best administrator possible. Several council members agreed with Keene, and reached a consensus to utilize the group. Wohl told the council he had spoken to its employment attorney regarding its involvement in the recent firings of two city employees, and was advised to let the appeals process run its course. It was suggested the council not get involved in this process at this time, he said. The council also heard from Team Arcadia President John Super and Vice President Bruce Neveau, who displayed a conceptual rendering of the Lake Katherine improvement plan. They noted the organization had a long way to go until completion, but wanted the council to see what the organizations final vision for the park would be. Right now we are working on improving the water quality in the lake, attempting to get it back to the blue color many residents say it used to be, Neveau said. This is a long process, but we are excited about the future and wanted to share our vision with you. Luke Wilson gave the council a brief history of the Tree of Knowledge, which is celebrating its 75th anniver ary this year. According to Wilson, the current tree located on Oak Street and U.S. Highway 17 was planted in 1938 after the original oak tree that was planted in 1899 died from disease. Plans are in place for Team Arcadia to collect the acorns from this years crop and sell the seedlings to individuals as Knowledge Oaks. SAVE $$$$$$Shop theClassifieds I I

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The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 3 | Arcadian Starting in January, GED Testing Services will begin the 2014 GED series. As a result, the current test will end. Susan Barnes, GED Examiner at the Family Service Center, encourages any DeSoto County resident who has nished sections of the current GED but has not passed the entire test to nish it by the end of the year. All sections of the test must be passed by December 2013 to earn a diploma. If the entire test is not passed by this time, all scores will be void and they will have to begin the new test in January. The 2014 series GED will match the consistency of the Common Core State Standards. In addition, the new test will only be offered on a computer, rather than a choice of computer or paper. The price to take the GED is also going up, from the current $70 to $120 in January. GED Testing Services said candidates who have taken the test on the computer are scoring higher than those individuals who have taken the same test on paper. Additionally, individuals receive their test results as soon as they nish the test rather than having to wait 3-4 weeks. The exception to this is the writing portion; results from this test will be made available 2-3 days after testing. For more information call the staff at the Family Service Center at 863-993-1333.Changes coming for GEDSUBMITTED BY DESOTO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT Farmers Market, Art Walk resume ARCADIAN PHOTO BY SUSAN E. HOFFMAN, shoffman@sun-herald.comMark Moulton, with help from DeSoto Sign Co., places the sign announcing the weekend Farmers Market sponsored by Arcadia Main Street. The markets start up again Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring a variety of fresh produce, prepared sauces, preserved foods, crafts, and more. This weekend the market will be joined by DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council which resumes its Art Walks for the season. The Market and Art Walk take place at the Tree of Knowledge Park. Residents Rights Month is an annual event celebrated nationally each October to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. Its a time to focus on and promote the dignity, respect and value of each individual resident. The theme for Residents Rights Month 2013 is Speak Out Against Elder Abuse. The goal is to educate and encourage residents and others to speak out against all types of abuse. Residents rights are guaranteed by federal and state legislation. These laws requires nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes to promote and protect the rights of each resident and place a strong emphasis on individual dignity and self-determination. A person living in a long-term care facility maintains the same rights as an individual in the larger community, but often faces special chal lenges due to chronic conditions and limitations to activities of daily living. The larger community owes all of our long-term care residents another voice speaking out to protect their rights. The Florida Ombudsman Program is proud to contribute to that effort. A Long-term Care Ombudsman is a volunteer who helps to improve the lives of Floridians who live in long-term care settings including nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. Currently there are over 4,000 long-term care facilities and 170,000 long-term care residents in the state of Florida.The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is supported by more than 350 volunteers ombudsmen who are passionate about improving the quality of life for residents. It takes a special kind of person to commit to such a mission. This is a unique program thats success depends on the energy, compassion and skills of trained volunteers. These special individuals dedicate thousands of unpaid hours each year to ensuring that the voices of Floridas longterm care facility residents are heard. For more information on the Ombudsman Program, contact Barbara Pohl at 239338-2563 or pohlb@elderaffairs.orgLong-term residents rights monthBy BARBARA POHLFLORIDA OMBUSMAN PROGRAM ARCADIAN PHOTO BY SUSAN E. 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VIEWPOINT DeSoto The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 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 Arcadia needs continued strong leadershipOur Position: We urge City Administrator Judi Jankosky to withdraw her resignation and stay to help Arcadia heal. Well, City Council, youve done it again. Youve lost another city administrator the third in ve years. Judi Jankosky, who has served as administrator for just over a year (and was assistant administrator before that), managed to accom plish a lot of good things for the city before she threw in the towel. She balanced the citys budget. She put money back into city reserves, instead of taking it out. She reduced the water and sewer fund decit from $3.2 million in the hole to $1.4 million, with plans to nally achieve a positive cash balance in the next scal year. She made some critical hires and put the golf course on a track to make money for the city, instead of being a cash drain. The golf course, mobile home park and airport together now bring money in to the city. She was instrumental in nding ways to reduce general fund operating expenses by $1.4 million over the past three years. She and Finance Director Renee Green even found a way to set aside $400,000 for some paving something that hasnt been done in almost two decades. She and Green reviewed the utility funds and found more than $1.2 million that was being lost due to faulty meters, incorrect billing and failure to collect late charges. She oversaw the audit of the citys workers comp program and got the city a $21,000 refund; they also got a $6,000 refund from Century Link and found another $24,000 savings by auditing the phone bills. Every year she has been able to save from 2 percent to as much as 24 percent in insurance costs. She helped secure more than $1 million in federal grants for the municipal airport. (The last time the airport won a federal grant was in 1992.) She and Green discovered discrepancies in Arcadia Police Departments books, prompting an FDLE investigation which resulted in the arrest of former Marshal Charles Lee on charges of fraud and grand theft. And before she withdrew herself from consideration, the Bunnell City Commission rated her among the top three candidates (out of 83) for its new city manager. In short, she was in the process of righting a listing ship. But City Council giveth with one hand and now wants to taketh away with the other, it seems. Just a month ago, council gave the city administrator the power over hiring and ring employees without them having to look over her shoulder. She hired a handful of capable administrators, including Green and Cathy Miller in Public Works. Under the authority council gave her, two long-time city employees were red. The reasons were documented in reports in their personnel les. But when both of those employees spoke out at the Sept. 17 City Council meeting, three council members stuck up for them and all but demanded they be given their jobs back that, despite the fact that two of the three had not even read the employee les. Councilman Bob | LETTERS TO THE EDITORA crying chief in ArcadiaEditor: Whenever I think of the coming destruction of western DeSoto County at the hands of Mosaic, I remember an early 1970s public ser vice announcement called Crying Chief. It showed an actor, dressed as a Native American, paddling a canoe through a trash-lled creek; he emerges from the creek and stands on the side of a road only to have garbage thrown from the window of a passing car land at his feet. A close-up of his face shows that he is crying. I cant help but think that Native Americans must have been told,Dont worry about the animals and the land; well take care of every thing for you. Now just go and live on the nice reservation. I also think about the wildlife that currently calls the almost 18,300 acres of the DeSoto mine site their home. They will not be getting any windfall prot from selling their home and land to Mosaic, and they will not be getting a gigantic paycheck by annihilating every living life form on the mine site, completely destroying what nature has taken hundreds and sometimes hundreds of thousands of years to sculpture no, the paycheck part is for Mosaic. So, what does the wildlife get? They get to die. Or, if they are among the lucky few, such as the gopher tortoise, many of them will get captured and sent hundreds of miles away to compete with others in what can most accurately be described as a refugee camp or more precisely a reservation. Like the Native Americas, theyll be happy there. Wouldnt you? So, what can you do? Get angry! The time to act is now. If you wait until the trees are cut down and huge piles of them start burning for days on end, and eventually drag lines turn the land into a moonscape, it will be too late. Call 863-993-5959 or email us at robertnavin@yahoo.com for more information. Finally, if you think that everything is going to be taken care of by our Board of County Commissioners and the DeSoto County Phosphate Mining Ordinance, remember the old quote by Henry Ford: Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the American Government take care of him, better take a closer look at the American Indian. I suggest starting with Crying Chief.Friends of Horse Creek Bob Navin ArcadiaThe great escape of Wandering WillyI had the doggonedest dilemma last week, so I gured I might as well at least get a column out of it. It involved my dog being gone, of course. Woolly Willy Wilson the Wonder Whelp and Wee Wookie has been a yard dog since I rst got him in 2011, content to live out his life within the connes of the chain link fence that surrounds my property. At least until last week. I was quietly enjoying yet another day of retirement here in PJ-ville, drinking coffee and watching reruns of Daniel Boone when I heard a rapping on my back door. It was our neighbor Kelly from down the road, and she said shed seen my dog running around her house and then down the road. She also said my gate was open. Of course, I knew better than that, but there it was wide open. And then I knew Willy was gone with the wind. He loves to go for walk in all directions on a leash, so I can only imagine the unbridled freedom he was experiencing. I got in my truck and rode for blocks around, yelling for him and whistling until I thought my tired lips were going to fall off. In fact, they got so much exercise that I could probably do push-ups with them now. I stopped everywhere I saw somebody, and no one had seen him. I was surprised at how many people were doing lawn edging that day nobody told me Thursday was lawn-edging day. So now I guess I need to get me an edger. One 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.GRIT & PIECES | 10 OUR VIEW | 8 LETTERS | 12 LEW L A CADIATNeK ATof(TN ALL of 6U1fINANC(AL WOES, CA ? PETUAL Hurt SEAT CAICITYOFMIGNr NOT BETS BEST FfRCADIAwYFoRTKCTYTGET -FRC AA DST RANG FoR ITS BUCK RFTc-(Z nRttsKY-LIJILIN15TtZA oRJATRtIT16' 3 /3

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The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 5 | Arcadian A quick glance around Dr. Vaidy Nathans cluttered ofce gives visitors a clear idea of the many plates the longtime DeSoto physician is juggling. Its been very busy lately; I havent had time to catch up on my reading, he says with a wry smile. As Nathan sits at his desk, he is dwarfed by bookshelves packed to the brim with reading materials and stacks of papers scattered throughout the room. Youll have to excuse him if he doesnt have time to tidy his ofce, considering his balancing act of maintaining a private practice, participat ing as a member of DeSoto Memorial Hospitals board of directors, helping to run the DeSoto Memorial Hospital Foundation and helping establish and maintain the countys only nuclear medicine laboratory.Nuclear knowhow Although he is a licensed physician in both internal medicine and geriatrics, Nathans latest passion has been nuclear medicine, a eld he is accredited in that focuses on achieving higher prediction rates for potential cardiac problems than traditional methods such as standard stress tests provide. For typical stress tests, the average rate of positive predictive value is around 60 to 65 percent, he said. With nuclear medicine our tests have a predictive value near 90 percent. That is a signicant advantage when it comes to preventative care for at-risk cardiac patients. With the help and encour agement of others, Nathan has established the rst and only nuclear cardiology lab in DeSoto County. The lab is located in DeSoto Memorial Hospital and was rst accredited in 2010. It recently was re-accredited and Nathan is hoping more patients will be able to utilize it in the future. We are very proud of it, and it is a fantastic tool to have for cardiac treatment in this community, he said.A focus on DMHs futureOne of Nathans other passions is his involvement with the DeSoto Memorial Hospital Foundation and as a member of its board of directors. Nathan is the founding chairmen of the Foundation, which focuses on helping the hospital obtain new equipment, upgrade facilities and improve patient care. After 14 years of doing this, Im happy to say the Foundation is still going strong, he said. Weve been able to build a lot of support from the community, and Taking DeSoto medicine to a new levelBy STEVE BAUERARCADIAN ASSISTANT EDITOR ARCADIAN PHOTO BY STEVE BAUERDr. Vaidy Nathan has been a physician in DeSoto County for two decades, and is the founding chairman of the DeSoto Memorial Hospital Foundation. PHOTO PROVIDEDOne of Dr. Nathans favorite hobbies is golng, and he even practices his skills at the oce.MEDICINE | 12 EyeEx am sMedicalEyeCa re Sur ge ry Fu ll Op ti ca l Bo utique Co ntact Le ns es We acceptMedic ar e,Medic ai d,BlueCr os sandall ma jor me dicalplans863.491.7777 2442NEHighw ay 70,Ar ca dia (acr oss fr om Wa lgr ee ns) Dr. Ro na ldO.Se vi gn y Dr. Ma rk D.Se vi gn yRonaldO.Sevigny,O.D. Mark D. Sevigny,O.D. RobynRussell,O.D. Daniel We lch,M.D.Ha blamosEspaol Do ct orson si te EV ERYDA Y, Mond ay through Fr id ay 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.(24HourADayEm er ge ncyEyeCa re )www .7e ey e.comIs yo ur child st ru gg lingin sc hool?We ma y ha ve theansw er Call To da y!We fi llMedic ai dEy eg la ss Pr es criptions.50457049 Blin ky 1 *1 17SEVIGNYASSOCIATES o.a.,eagYEYE REV I G NYCARE' .Mar! Sa+pny J 4g85

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Arcadian | Page 6 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 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. FRIDAY A yard sale for the benefit of Jackie Angelico, who needs a double lung transplant, will be held today and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fort Ogden Baptist Church, corner of Senate St. and U.S Highway 17. Donations can also be made to the Jackie Angelico Transplant FUnd though First State Bank of Arcadia. For details call Lisa at 567-224-3858, Rebecca at 444-4555 or Jennifer at BP/Amoco in Arcadia. Tickets will also be sold for a spaghetti dinner on Oct. 13 for her benefit. Friday Night Live the City Takers for Christ presents Friday Night Live with Rev. Troy Rowe, every Friday. Come and experience what God is doing in this season through His word and praise and worship. 37 W. Magnolia St. (across from SunTrust drive-through). For information call 244-4341. 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 A yard sale for the benefit of Jackie Angelico, who needs a double lung transplant, will be held today from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fort Ogden Baptist Church, corner of Senate St. and U.S Highway 17. Donations can also be made to the Jackie Angelico Transplant FUnd though First State Bank of Arcadia. For details call Lisa at 567-224-3858, Rebecca at 444-4555 or Jennifer at BP/Amoco in Arcadia. Tickets will also be sold for a spaghetti dinner on Oct. 13 for her benefit. Central Florida Poultry Breeders Association host a Poultry Show at the Turner Center on Oct. 5. Gates open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call Cindy Kinard at 990-2324. The Olde Town Market and MainStreet Farmers Market are held the first Saturday every month in downtown Arcadia from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fresh produce,pickled products,jams, jellies, homemade granola bars, baked goods, fresh and dried herbs, arts, crafts, woodworking, quilts, sewing, plants and other goodies. For vendor info call the Arcadia Main Street office at 494-2020. Boaters Get-Together meets at 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month at Nav-A-Gator Grill, 9700 S.W. Riverview Circle (off Kings Hwy/C.R. 769). For more information, call 941-627-3474. DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council Art Walks take place on the first Saturday of each month from October to April at the Tree of Knowledge Park in downtown Arcadia. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meet local artists and authors. For more information see www.desotoartscouncil.org. DeSoto County Library story time is at 10:30 a.m. at 125 N. Hillsborough Ave., Arcadia. The first Saturday of every month is Book Buddies, when children read to dogs. 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 4-H county council, leaders and volunteers meet at 6 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the DeSoto County Turner Center extension office. The AA G.I.R.L.S. business meeting is held the first Monday at 7:15 p.m. at St. Edmunds Episcopal Church, 327 W. Hickory St. The Arcadia Garden Club meets at noon on the first Monday of each month Oct. through June at its office, 1005 W. Magnolia St. Bring a covered dish to share. 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 941-426-7655 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 Sierra Club is sponsoring a hike at Deep Creek Preserve 8:30-11 a.m. Oct. 8 with Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds. Hike through pine flatwoods, wetland marshes and hardwood hammocks. Voluntary donations to Charlotte Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468. DeSoto County Commission Board meets at 9 a.m. at the County Administration building, Room 103, 201 E. Oak St., Arcadia. DeSoto County School Board meets at 5:30 p.m. at the School Board meeting room of the DeSoto County School District, 530 La Solona 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. 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 Nature Talk: Gil MacAdam, designing gardens to attract butterflies and birds, 10 a.m. on Oct. 9 at DeSoto County Library. Free. Free Food Distribution the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Arcadia Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2865 S.E. Ami Drive (off State Road 31 near Walmart), from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. By the All Faiths Food bank. Call 494-3262 for more information. Been There Ranchers and Farmers Club meets every second and fourth Wed. through April at 1 p.m., first clubhouse inside South Entrance Arcadia Village Country Club. North of Walmart, State Road 70. Call Max R. Fitzpatrick at 863-4946257. Free. Tours, speakers, conversation, friends, fun all welcome. The DeSoto County Ministerial Association will meet at 8:30 a.m. for prayer and 9 a.m. for the meeting at the Housing Authority, on Booker T. Washington St. Pastors or representatives of all denominations and churches are invited to attend as we address community challenges and coordinate worship services to serve county residents. Narcotics Anonymous meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Arcadia Oaks Multipurpose Room at 1013 E. Gibson St., Arcadia. Open to the public. 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 Greater Venice Dog Club and the Greater Naples Dog Club will be hosting another great show from Oct. 10-13 at the Turner Center. Shows run from 8 a.m. to 5 or 6 p.m. each day. Admission is Free. Parking will be $5. For more information call Donna Kranzberg at 941-923-2855. TEAM Arcadia meets on the second Thursday of the month at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Margaret Way Building, 23 N Polk Avenue. The purpose of TEAM Arcadia is to unite community organizations and coordinate community improvement efforts. DeSoto County Historical Society meets at noon every second Thursday monthly at the Family Service Center annex, 310 W. Whidden St., Arcadia. Lunch is available for $5 at 11:30 a.m. Arcadia-DeSoto County Habitat for Humanity meets at 6 p.m. second Thursdays monthly at the Habitat ReStore, 111 N. Polk Ave. Call 494-4118 or desotohabitat@embarqmail.com for more information. American Red Cross Youth Corps of DeSoto County meets second Thursdays monthly from 3:30-5 p.m. at DeSoto County High School. For more information, call at 494-2348. Gastric bypass support group meets at 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays monthly at Mardis Citrus on U.S. 17 S. For more information, call 990-0082 or 494-5700. 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. NOTE: All area codes are 863 unless otherwise indicated. 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 interesting topic. Classes are two hours long, for four weeks in duration. To learn more visit www.lifelonglearning-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. TODAY 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. The 4-H Stitch in Time sewing club meets every first Thursday at 5 p.m 2940177 a m0 /ve 0///s/o.it and Refinish,f1lipou love cars, you'recreative, and you likeworking with your hands.South Florida StateCollege's AutomotiveCollision Repair andRefinishing program can, help you put it all together.IV Ofti! \ ,r.You'll earn an occupationalcertificate in a little over ayear.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 CAMPUS1 FLORIDA 2251 N.GTurner Ave., Arcadia453Discover a New World www.soutitflorida.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. 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The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 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 PROVIDEDThe DeSoto County Chamber of Commerce will take part in the grand opening ceremony for Waters Edge Dermatology at 8 a.m. on Oct. 10. The public is invited. The new oce location is at 163 North Brevard Avenue. Waters Edge Dermatology oers complete adult and pedi atric dermatology services and a full complement of anti-aging and cosmetic treatments and products. For more information, call Waters Edge Dermatology at 863-491-6418 or the Chamber at 863-494-4033. Waters Edge plans grand opening PHOTO PROVIDEDLast week, GEO Care became a Community Sponsor of Links2Success by donating $1,000 to its programs. GEO Cares generous donation will allow the local nonprot to implement their three educational programs in 2014. These programs include the second Leadership & Career Exploration Conference for middle school students, the Post-Secondary Education Prep Program for high school juniors and seniors, and the First Year Retention Program for selected DeSoto graduates attending South Florida State Colleges DeSoto Campus. To become a sponsor or learn more about Links2Success and their programs, contact Board President Ashley Coone at 863-990-0527 or visit the website at www.links2success.org. Shown in the photo is Coone, right, with GEO Care administrative sta: Craig Belo, Paul Pye, Brian Masony, Bill Price, Dr. Rebecca Jackson, Rich Miraglia and Dr. Donald Sawyer.GEO Care helps local youth Your clutter may be someone elses treasure, so consider donating your gently used items to the DeSoto County Historical Society for its annual Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Fairgrounds Exhibition Building, 124 Heard St., Arcadia. Drop o your donations on Thursdays before 1 p.m. at the Howard and Velma Melton Historical Research Library in the Ingraham Seed House, 120 W. Whidden Street, or call 863-494-6607 or 863-494-4325. All proceeds will benet the Societys eorts to preserve and promote the history of DeSoto County for future generations.Historical Society plans yard sale SeriousMedicineforYourSkinrfrfrrfntrbbrrntbffbtt tbnt ScanwithyourSmartphone formoreinformation. frtrrnrrrn 50457048 WA7EP'S EDGE DERAAA70LOOYE Cypress St4 4 'jm D rZLewellyn Cassels Dr John Minni Hickory St 71ARNP

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Arcadian | Page 8 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 The DeSoto County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: Beverly Barrera, 39, 1400 block of S.W. Gross Drive, Arcadia. Charge: neglect of child without great harm. Bond: $2,500. William Philip Baucom, 48, 1000 block of S.E. Street, Arcadia. Charges: possession or use of drug equipment, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of a weapon or ammunition by a convicted felon. Bond: $5,240. James Murray Brannan Jr., 33, 1700 block of Bird Dog Drive, Arcadia. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: none. James Elmer Butts, 29, Swain Ave., Arcadia. Charge: failure to support child or spouse. Purge: $1,000. Robert Ray Coker, 32, 2400 block of S.W. Hillsborough Ave., Arcadia. |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.ARCADIA A 71-year-old man was arrested Tuesday evening on a charge of second-degree murder. The Arcadia Police Department arrested Arthur James Williams, of the 300 block of Pine Street, Arcadia, after he and the victim, Early Dupree, had an argument at the corner of Bond Street and Alabama Avenue. According to the arrest report, witnesses told APD the two men had been drinking and talking trash to each other. At one point, Dupree reportedly pulled a shovel back and Williams grabbed the end of it. As the two men struggled over the shovel, Williams pulled out a knife and stabbed Dupree, witnesses said. According to witnesses, Williams then stabbed Dupree a second time. Dupree was taken to DeSoto Memorial Hospital where he later died. When questioned, Williams told police Dupree had rst come after him with a shovel, hitting him on the head twice and once on his hand, prompting Williams to pull out his knife and stab Dupree, reportedly to protect himself. Williams was arrested and booked at the DeSoto County jail at 9:45 p.m. on a second-degree murder charge with no bail. According to the DeSoto County Sheriffs Ofce, Williams was arrested twice earlier this year, once on a charge of burglary with assault or battery and once for misdemeanor battery. Court records show he had a history of prior arrests for theft, reckless driving, battery, and weapons charges.Arcadia stabbing death leads to murder charge WILLIAMSCharge: failure to support child or spouse. Purge: $703. Sarah Elizabeth Cromwell, 30, 5900 block of N.W. Pine Hurst Drive, Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: none. James Herbert Duboise, 55, Brown Road, Arcadia. Charge: out-of-county warrant. Bond: none. Timothy Lee Evans, 19, first block of Park Place, Arcadia. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: none. Barbara Lynn Fulton, 39, first block of Maine St., Arcadia. Charge: out-of-county warrant. Bond: none. Adolfo Olvera Garcia, 19, 3200 block of S.E. Kabich Terrace, Arcadia. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: none. Anselmo Garcia, 40, Orlando. Charge: failure to support spouse or child. Purge: $1,100. Jessie Lynn Herman, 20, 6800 block of S.W. Albritton St., Arcadia. Charges: failure to appear and viola tion of probation. Bond: none. John Hornbake, 43, 2500 block of N.W. Howard Ave., Arcadia. Charges: criminal mischief with property damage under $200, possession or use of drug equipment, possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell or deliver, petty theft and trespass. Bond: $8,110. Kelly Huxford, 43, 2400 block of S.E. Quail Ave., Arcadia. Charge: outof-state fugitive. Bond: none. Leslie Fitzgerald Jennings Jr., 42, first block of Tillis St., Arcadia. Charge: driving while license is suspended. Bond: $120. Michael Lee Mathis, 18, first block of Park Place, Arcadia. Charges: dealing in stolen property and trespass. Bond: none. Steven Morales, 23, Park Place, Arcadia. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: none. Lonnie Ray Nair, 26, 2400 block of S.E. County Road 760A, Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: $2,500. Hamen Mathew Pettyjohn, 37, 2900 block of N.E. Ouray Drive, Arcadia. Charge: violation of domestic violence in junction. Bond: none. Christopher Michael Phillips Sr., 40, 1500 block of N.E. Strickland St., Arcadia. Charge: petty theft, third or subsequent offense. Bond: none. Melissa Ann Slaughter, 33, 1300 block of S.E. 4th Ave., Arcadia. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: none. Kimberly Ann Snow, 35, 1200 block of Esmerelda St., Arcadia. Charge: possession of a weapon or ammunition by a convicted felon. Bond: $5,000. Gregory Carl Tompkins Jr., 50, 3100 block of Swain Ave., Arcadia. Charges: unarmed burglary of unoc cupied conveyance and grand theft between $300-$5,000., Bond: none. Timothy Backer Jr., 33, 3900 block of N.E. Ashley Terrace, Arcadia. Charges: possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and driving while license is suspended. Bond: $240. Tiffany Francis Barfus, 27, 1900 block of S.E. West Ave., Arcadia. Charges: possession or use of drug equipment and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Bond: $1,120. Darius Jama Brady, 26, 300 block of McKinley Ave., Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: $2,500. Andrea Lynn Chickering, 28, 2300 block of S.E. Quail Ave., Arcadia. Charge: failure to support spouse or child. Purge: $500. Stephen James Coccarelli Jr., 21, 3rd Ave., Arcadia. Charge: driving while license is suspended, second offense. Bond: $500. Raymond Ashley Coleman, 41, 1200 block of S.E. Esmerelda Drive, Arcadia. Charge: possession or use of drug equipment and sale of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of specified area. Bond: $10,120. Timothy John Collins, 31, 2200 block of N.W. Garvin Ave., Arcadia. Charges: grand theft between $300$5,000 and trespass. Bond: $1,250. Manuel Fortanel, 21, 1200 block of S.E. Maple St., Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: $1,000. Julie Mearns Haga, 52, 1500 block of S.E. Cherry Drive, Arcadia. Charge: driving while license is suspended, second offense. Bond: $1,000. Pedro Hernandez, 38, 2800 block of N.W. Limestone Heights St., Arcadia. Charge: violation of probation. Released on recognizance. Shannon Nicole Irick, 26, 1200 block of S.E. Esmerelda Drive, Arcadia. Charges: three counts of possession or use of drug equipment, two counts of sale of methamphetamine within 1,000 ft. of specified area, possession of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of specified area, and sale of marijuana within 1,000 feet of specified area. Bond: $40,360. Darryl Moseley, 53, 300 block of N. 16th St., Arcadia. Charge: disor derly public intoxication. Bond: $120. Buck Roan, 37, 1400 block of N.E. Lincoln Drive, Arcadia. Charges: possession or use of drug equipment, sale of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of specified area and violation of probation. Bond: $10,120. Lasondra Lee Lynn Vooris, 25, 2200 block of N.W. Garvin Ave., Arcadia. Charges: grand theft between $300-$5,000 and trespass. Bond: $1,250. Aaron Dean Weeks, 26, 100 block of Baldwin, Arcadia. Charge: out-ofcounty warrant. Bond: none. Juan Antonio Hinojos, 27, 2500 block of S.W. Daytona St., Arcadia. Charge: failure to appear. Bond: none. Leigh Ann Lopez, 50, first block of Ohio Ave., Arcadia. Charge: failure to support spouse or child. Purge: not stated. Rockia Tchavaiianv Walker, 27, 400 block of Harris Road, Arcadia. Charge: driving while license is suspended. Bond: $500. Sarah Elizabeth Cromwell, 30, 5900 block of N.W. Pine Hurst Drive, Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: $120. Solomon L. Robinson, 31, 600 block of S. Dade Ave., Arcadia. Charges: possession or use of drug equipment and possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana. Bond: $240. Deborah Aiken, 50, 4900 block of N.E. County Road 660, Arcadia. Charge: aggravated battery when offender knew victim was pregnant. Bond: none. Hermillo Ramirez, 27, 1100 block of S.E. 7th Ave., Arcadia. Charge: battery. Bond: none. The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: Earlene Joan Aiken, 78, 12900 block of Kingsway Circle, Lake Suzy. Charge: petty theft between $100$300. Bond: $500. Todd Joseph Weller, 35, Zolfo Springs. Charge: petty theft. Bond: $500. The Sarasota County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrest: Andrea Lynn Scott, 29, 800 block of N. Arcadia Ave., Arcadia. Charge: grand theft between $300-$5,000. Bond: $10,000. Compiled by Susan E. Hoffman Heine even advised a red worker to sue the city. Council began undermining Jankosky during the Aug. 13 budget workshop. On August 3, council had held a public workshop that only two people attended. With virtually no audience, council discussed the possibility of dissolving the Arcadia Police Department. They asked Jankosky to analyze how that might help the city balance its budget. But the newly appointed marshal sensed his job might be threatened, and the APD drummed up a lot of public interest and comment, mainly through a Facebook campaign. Under the name Friends of Arcadia Police Department, they lured dozens of citizens to declare how much the people needed APD. Four of ve council members did an about-face, acting as though that Saturday meeting never happened. They placed the blame on Jankosky, making it look as though it were her idea to ditch the APD. That was the start of deterioration in the council/administrator relationship. As administrator, Jankosky serves at the pleasure of council. And after the APD protest, followed by the ring issue, she felt her authority had been challenged to the core. Whether she could continue to make progress in helping Arcadia get back on sound nancial footing may depend on whether council can move past these conicts and allow Jankosky to make key decisions. We understand she may no longer have the stomach for it. But we urge her to reconsider her decision, withdraw her resignation, and try to tough it out for the benet of our city. Shes achieved a lot in a few years and we feel theres more where that came from. And as to council, we urge them to own up to their own mistakes and vow to put the citys future above any personal feelings.OUR VIEWFROM PAGE 4 MariaGalimidiDPMPo diatryDipeshDerayMDInternalMedicineJamesDemlerMDUrologyVa sant Pa telMDGeneralSurgeryFa diKayaliMDHematology/OncologyWa elAlokehMDInternalMedicineARCADIAMEDICALASSOCIATESHIGHQUA LITYMEDICALCAREWEAREACCEPTINGNEW PA TIENTS MOSTINSURANCESACCEPTED (863)993-2966 50457054 44

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The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 9 | Arcadian | OBITUARIESLeona S. NautaLeona S. Nauta, 96, of Arcadia, Fla., passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. She was born Oct. 18, 1916, in Key West, Fla. Leona had been living in DeSoto County, Fla., for the past 64 years, moving from Key West. She retired as a secretary for the DeSoto County School Board. Leona enjoyed cooking, crocheting, knitting and spending time with her family. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Arcadia. Survivors include her two children, Randy (Mona) Sturrup of Arcadia, and Linda Collier of Orange Park, Fla; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Leona was preceded in death by her parents, Urban B. and Myrtice V. Lowe Bethel; and two brothers, Charles U. Bethel and Harry U. Bethel. Memorial services were held Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Oak Ridge Cemetery, with the Rev. Jim Wade ofciating. Burial is at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www. pongerkaysgrady.com. Arrangements are by Ponger-KaysGrady Funeral Home and Cremation Services.Frances ParkerFrances Evelyn Parker, 89, of Arcadia, Fla., passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. She was born Feb. 20, 1924, in Fort Ogden, Fla., and was a lifetime resident of DeSoto County, Fla. Evelyn was of the Methodist faith, and was a member of Pine Level United Methodist Church in Arcadia. She was a volunteer at Memorial Elementary School for many years, and was awarded District Volunteer of the Year. Evelyn was a member of the Peace River Chapter 30 of the OES, and enjoyed shing, cooking, reading, collecting antiques, yard sales and bargain shopping. She was a very loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, and will be sorely missed by her family. She is survived by one son, Lewis Henry (Stella) Parker IV of Arcadia; two daughters, Karen P. (Barry) Raineri and Lauana Peppi Thompson, both of Arcadia; one brother, Homer E. Daughtrey of Tallahassee, Fla; one sister, Marguerite Arlen Ellerbee of Lake Placid, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Deidre Dee Dee Raineri, Asya J. Phillips, Travis Parnell Parker, Thomas Marion Parker III, Allen Eugene Smithers, Eric Vaughn Smithers and April Jean Parker; ve great-grand children; and numerous nieces and nephews. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Marion Parker Jr.; parents, Cecil C. and Gertrude Collins Daughtrey; and brother, Charles Daughtrey. Memorial services were held Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at Pine Level United Methodist Church, Arcadia, with Pastor Brian Russell ofciating. Online condolences can be made at www. pongerkaysgrady.com. Arrangements are by Ponger-KaysGrady Funeral Homes.Ernestine BrownErnestine Brown, 92, had her life come to an end Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, in Port Charlotte, Fla. She was born July 2, 1921, in Blaney, S.C., to Arnett and Della Johnson. Ernestine was a faithful member of Pleasant Hill United Church since childhood, and has been very active in many aspects of the church and the Girl Scouts. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1946. Ernestine was a graduate of Sunlight Beauty School in Tampa, Fla. She owned a beauty salon and worked as a beautician for over 37 years. Ernestine was also employed by Eugene and Nancy Turner of Turner Realty for over 20 years. She was married to Lt. George Brown for 38 years, before he preceded her in death. Visitation was held Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Hickson Funeral Home, 142 S. Orange Ave., Arcadia, Fla. Burial was at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Arcadia. Services were held Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Mount Zion AME Church, Arcadia. Arrangements are by Hickson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Arcadia.Wilma J. RevellWilma J. Revell, 93, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Arcadia, Fla. She was born June 26, 1920, in Lansing, Mich., moving to Arcadia, in the early 1930s. Wilma retired as a Certied Nurses Assistant from G. Pierce Wood Memorial Hospital. Upon her retirement, she began providing in-home nursing care. She enjoyed shing, crocheting, sewing and above all, she loved spending time with her family and her grandchildren. Wilma was devoted to her church and her Lord. She was a member of New Day Baptist Church, Arcadia. Wilma is survived by her daughter, Frances L. (Francis) Howard of Arcadia; brother, Robert Palmer of Arcadia; two sisters, Pauline Bareld and Janet (Red) Ballard, both of Arcadia; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Revadee Raymond Revell; her parents, Charles William and Elizabeth Coggins Palmer; two brothers, George Palmer and Raymond Palmer; and a sister, Esther Hinson. Visitation was held Monday evening, Sept. 30, 2013, at the funeral home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at the chapel of Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home, Arcadia, with the Rev. Ken Galloway ofciating. Burial was in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.pongerkaysgrady.com. Arrangements are by Ponger-KaysGrady Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Arcadia. OBITUARY POLICY Obituaries are accepted from funeral homes only. Theres no charge for publishing an abbreviated death notice. Full obituaries and repeat death notices will be subject to an advertising charge. Obituaries must be submitted to the Charlotte Sun; call 941-206-1000 for details. Please send e-mails to obituaries@sun-herald.com. The American ag accompanying and obituary indicates a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. For more Words of Comfort, go to www.inheavenshome.com Mt.Ephraim BaptistChurch2865SWCo.Rd661 ExpositoryPreachingSundayPr ay erTime9:20am SundaySchool/BibleStudy9:45am Morning Wo rship11:00am Evening Wo rship6:00pm We d. 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Arcadian | Page 10 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 woman I stopped to ask was pushing a toddler in a stroller while talking on her cell phone. She tried not to show it, but I saw that What if this guy who is asking me about his lost dog is really a serial killer? look in her eye, and stayed on the phone. I began to wonder why Willy went AWOL. Was it because it was National Dog Week and I didnt get him a gift? Had he been watching through the window from outside a few weeks ago when we saw the movie Call of the Wild, and he wanted to be like Buck and run with the pack? Was the taste of Ol Roy dog food no longer satisfying his palate? A couple of people I talked to asked what kind of dog he was. I had to stop and think, because Im not exactly sure. Some sort of terrier, Irish I think. All I could think to say was, I dunno, one of those Benji dogs, like from the movie! And theyd nod for one of two reasons because theyd seen the movie, or because they were placating my growing anxiety and wanted me to drive away. No luck. Finally I was agged down by some neighbors just around the block who had captured Willy, and I was glad to load him into the truck and get him home. I made sure the gate was closed and, in watching him from the window, was shocked that he went out to that gate and, after looking around to see if anyone was watching, started trying to open it himself. Hed jump up and use his paws and snout to try to lift the drop fork latch (the thing you raise and lower to operate a chain link gate with, and yes, I had to Google it to nd out what its proper name is). He was actually moving it some, much to my surprise horror. So I ran outside and chastised him, and then secured it with a good ol bungee cord. Thatll teach him! I began wondering where Id gone wrong. Was I foolish to let him see how I opened the gate in the rst place? I wasnt sure, since Id never used my snout to do that. Does this mean that were going to have to be careful about other stuff? What if he sees where we keep the extra key hidden outside, and we come home to nd him watching TV, eating our leftovers, or surng the Internet for one of those doggie dating websites? For now, Willy is still conned to the yard, probably planning another Free Willy adventure, and waiting to make his move. So while were both keeping a very close eye on each other, Im thinking that maybe I should give that diversifying devil his due by calling Slick Willy!GRITS & PIECESFROM PAGE 4 PHOTO PROVIDED Somebodys made a payment on my credit card. Risking sounding like Goldilocks, that was my conclusion after going over my monthly credit card statement. There it was: the amount of the generous payment; even the check number. Perhaps I had made the payment and neglected to record it in my checkbook; it wouldnt have been the rst time. But now the porridge thickened. After going over my check register, I discovered the check number listed on the credit card statement didnt correspond to any I had written; the payment credited to me had been sent by someone else. This unexpected windfall seemed too good to be true. And, of course, it was. A closer look at the statement revealed that the payment on this check had been stopped, the amount added back to my debt and I had been charged a $10 fee for stopping payment on a check I had neither sent nor stopped. Evidently my unknown (and temporary) benefactor had sent a payment on his or her account that was mistakenly applied to mine. When credit for the payment wasnt found on the next statement, payment on the check was stopped and another issued. So the mystery was solved. Almost. Dont forget I was still out $10. A call to the 800 number on my bill brought a customer service representative to the phone who was both helpful and apologetic. Best of all, she was quick to deduct the $10 stop payment charge from my account. When I expressed appreciation to this courteous customer service person, I asked a question to let her know I was not only grateful for her help with my problem but was interested in any she might be facing. That was when she told me about the grief she was feeling over the recent deaths of her two brothers. Now I knew that this mix-up on my account had happened so I could share the grief of a hurting woman in a distant state; comforting her, praying for her and sending her one of my books intended to bring faith to people going through tough times. While this experience had started with a mistake, it had placed me in the middle of a miracle, one arranged by our Lord to bring comfort to a person who needed someone to care. Sorrow frequently lurks behind smiles. We encounter troubled people every day but seldom sense their pain. Many feel like the prophet, Jeremiah, who, when everything was going, wrong, cried, Is it nothing to you who pass by? Caring for hurting ones demonstrates our faith is real (James 1:27). Since weve learned that God cares for us, were obligated to care for others. But there is another dimension to caring revealed by our Lord when He said: I was hungry and you gave me food: I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me (Matthew 25:35-36). Reaching out to troubled people has life-changing implications: every touch of compassion extended to others in the name of the Lord touches Him. Roger Campbell is an author, broadcaster and columnist who was a pastor for 22 years. He can be reached at rcministry@ameritech.net. The mistake that led to a miracle Roger Campbell When out-of-state visitors stop by, they usually have special Florida attractions they want to see, after which we invite them on our own small tour not the ballyhoo attractions, which are worth seeing of course, but our favorites, which, we think, are the real Florida. We start with our all-time favorite, a tour of nearby Myakka State Park, which contains all Floridas special gems trees and native foliage, with a variety of birds and animals, maybe even a view of sunning gators on the parks small river bank, and then a special view over the elevated walkway, high enough to Enchantment on Imogene Street The live oak on Imogene Street is one of the largest specimens of its kind in the county.PHOTO BY LOIS HENDRICKS From a Senior Viewpoint Lois Hendricks loistom@embarqmail.comENCHANTMENT | 11 50457052Besureandstopinandthanktheselocalbusinesseswhobelievethat awell-informedcitizenisimportantforourcommunity:HomeOwnersSupplyDeSoto Au tomall SevignyEyeCare&AssociatesThese bu sinessesha ve made2,500additionalannualsubscriptionstotheweeklyArcadianNewspaperpossible. SHOPFor Your SupportKeep Your Dollars In Desoto

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The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 11 | Arcadian view the surrounding countryside. Then, returning to Arcadia, we point out the plethora of antique shops, and the special block-length mural of the down-home Arcadia, on South Polk Street, across from the Arcadian ofce. But our favorite viewing in Arcadia is the unique tree on Imogene Street, spread out across the lot, with its knuckled support, a truly outstanding example of Floridas ecosystem. We were told it was a Southern live oak, and I conrmed that identication with a visit to Ken Johnson at the Extension Ofce. He agreed it was an impressive specimen and added that it was one of the biggest, and oldest, trees in Arcadia. So, when our most recent visitors, a niece and her husband, arrived from Wisconsin, a visit to Imogene Street was on the agenda, and they were impressed with our favorite trees unique beauty. They then continued their Florida trip, heading to the Everglades and the Keys, and told us later that they had seen, on a tour, a specimen resembling Arcadias live oak, but not as large. And she said she told the tour guide that there was a bigger tree on display in Arcadia (note the picture). Assuredly, Imogene Street will continue to be a very important stop on our tour.ENCHANTMENTFROM PAGE 10 Bishop Pastor D and Belinda West have become new pastors at the Placid Temple Church of God in Lake Placid. Pastor D, named as senior pastor, said he is excited and looks forward to the new position. The Placid Temple Church of God holds services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays, and at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. The church is at 51 Lake June Road in Lake Placid. Call 863-4654931 or visit Lake Placid Temple Church of God on Facebook.Pastor West takes over in Lake Placid The Twentieth Century Literary Club met at the home of Irene Pooser for the opening meeting of the year on Sept. 19. Co-hostesses were Dorothy Sellers and Frances Pooser. Following a blessing given by Linda Williams, the ladies enjoyed an autumn dinner of baked ham, potato salad, deviled eggs, chilled asparagus, yogurt fruit salad and ranch crescent rolls served with tea and coffee. A delicious dessert of chocolate three-layer pie topped off the meal. President Connie Bateman opened the meeting by welcoming everyone and expressing appreciation to the hostesses for their hospitality. Thanks were given to Shelly Baumann, Betty Aaron and Jolaine Konstantinidis for their assistance with the evenings repast. New members Lois Heine, Stephanie McAnly, Cynthia Mizell and Amy Sorrells received a heartfelt welcome. The secretary-treasurer called roll and read the minutes, nancial report and correspondence. The Constitution/Bylaws Committee presented the revised edition of the clubs documents. Following a thorough reading and discussion, the documents were accepted as presented. The new yearbooks were distributed by Vice-President and Program Chairman Lynn Ellen Shelfer. Club members agreed the yearbooks were beautifully done and among the best ever. Appreciation was expressed to Lynn Ellen for her efforts. Enthusiasm for the years theme, Oh, The Places You Will Go ... (with thanks to Dr. Seuss) was evident. Summer reading favorites were shared: Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom, Silver Star by Jeannette Walls, The Doll by Taylor Stevens, American Ghost by Janis Owens, Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro, Testimony of an Irish Slave Girl by Kate McCafferty, Inferno by Dan Brown, In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson, The Cooked Seed by Anchee Min, Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline, The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford, Orphan Master by Jean Zimmerman and the childhood favorite, Anne of Green Gables series by Lucy Maud Montgomery. The next meeting will be held Oct. 17 at Peddlers Boutique hosted by Linda Williams and Pam Ames. Ladies present were DeAnna Smith, Betty Aaron, Lynn Shelfer, Pam Ames, Dorothy Sellers, Connie Bateman, Irene Pooser, Shelly Baumann, Frances Pooser, Marcia Brown, Cynthia Mizell, Lavenia Carter, Stephanie McAnly, Ruth Dunn, Jolaine Konstantinidis, Debbie Hackney, Lois Heine, Amy Sorrells, Linda Williams, Terri Womack and Linda Waldron.20th Century club follows Dr. Seuss themeBy IRENE POOSER20TH CENT. LIT. CLUB Th e only source you ne ed f or bo ating, fi shing and outdoor news ev er y Th ursd ay only in TomPospichal,Manager MosaicAgriculturalOperations,Florida Thatsourpromise. Astheworldspopulationcontinuestoincrease,thedemandforaffordablefoodbecomes greaterandgreater.TheMosaicCompanyhelpstheworldgrowthefooditneedsby providingfarmerswithessentialphosphateandpotashcropnutrients.Today,morethan halfofthephosphatefertilizerusedbyfarmersintheU.S.isproducedrighthereinFlorida. 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Arcadian | Page 12 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 events like our Texas Hold Em fundraiser and the annual golf tournament are two great sources of fundraising for us. With the money raised through donations, the Foundation has helped the hospital on a number of projects, such as the purchase of two new birthing beds, a urodynamic machine, privacy doors for the emergency room and intensive care units, and a new website for the hospital, among others. Nathan says in the coming year the Foundation hopes to assist in remodeling the hospitals obstetrics unit. We have a lot of exciting projects planned, and we encourage anyone interested in helping to contact us. When asked what he sees as the main issues the hospital will face in the near future, Nathan says the two largest areas of change will be adjusting to the new national health care mandates and a greater focus on outpatient care. Its very hard to get a full under standing on how Obamacare will affect both physicians and the hospital at this point, he said. I worry about those who cannot afford health care now, and what will happen to them once some of the insurance requirements begin to kick in. One area Nathan is excited about is the transformation from long hospital stays after surgery to a new focus in the medical community toward limiting patient stays and getting them home for rehabilitation, even for major procedures. Its already happening now, but you will see an even bigger push toward out patient care in the near future, he said.Home sweet homeWhen hes not working, Nathan enjoys golng and traveling with his wife. When asked what his most memorable adventure was, he responded that a recent trip he took with his wife to Africa was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We went on safari, and it was so amazing to see these beautiful animals in their natural habitat, and you are right there next to them. That was incredible. Nathan, who has lived in DeSoto County for the past 20 years, says he loves being part of the community and its residents are some of the nicest hes ever met. I love the people of this community, he said. I have to say, when my children were younger they would never want to go shopping with me, because every time I go into a store so many people stop to say hi and chat. A simple ve-minute grocery run sometimes turns into an hour or more, and I really enjoy how personable everyone is. This is such a unique place and I am proud to call it home.MEDICINEFROM PAGE 5 A letter to City Council membersCouncil Members: I feel compelled to drop you a line and voice my disappointment with the Arcadia City Council. I cannot believe that you have allowed things to deteriorate so badly that Ms. Judi Jankosky has resigned. We finally had someone who, although she did not come into this position with a wealth of past experience, has made great strides in moving this city forward. You, as a council, just recently gave her the authority to hire and fire employees and now you allow a few (not all) council members to step in and interfere with her decisions. This is unacceptable. As usual, the City Council makes decisions, votes, passes things and then two meetings later, they go backwards and try to undo what was done unanimously before. For example, with the Arcadia Police Department, decisions were being made to move forward and do as other municipalities are finding themselves forced to do but when it came down to it, the council members did a complete turn-around and made a decision that was not in the best interest of the city but in the interest of just a minority of people who were loud and unruly during the decision-making process. This council did not hear from the citizens of Arcadia; I strongly object to Ms. Frierson and Mr. Allen stating that they had heard from the people. The approximately 70 people in attendance at the meetings, along with the phone calls received, surely do not constitute the entire population of the City of Arcadia. When vague threats are made on social media to people as to what would likely happen to them if they did, in fact, someday need the APD but they did not show support during the decision making process, it is also unacceptable. I can tell you that I was not comfortable voicing an opinion in that atmosphere. Many citizens of this town were in that same position and that should concern you. That same mindset was evident when Ms. Jankosky was being thrashed for doing her job. Either shes in charge or the council is micromanaging, you cant have it both ways and have it work! I also believe that Mr. Heine, especially, should step down and resign from his position. He made statements in the last council meeting that were totally out of line and he should be held accountable. There were still opportunities to cut the budget before it was passed but no one on the council wanted to accept the responsibility for doing the unpopular thing. It is shameful. Between the city and the county, I honestly do not know where you think that the tax-paying citizens are going to keep getting the funds to support these decisions. Thats one more thing, how many of these citizens you hear from actually pay city taxes? Its very easy to be free with some one elses money. This council needs to take a good, long, hard look at themselves. The decisions lately have been neither fair nor equitable but extremely biased and the silent citizens are watching closely. Thank you for your time.Mrs. Janie Watson Arcadia City Tax PayerLETTERSFROM PAGE 4 American Legion Auxiliary officers named PHOTOS PROVIDEDNew ocers of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit K11 were installed by Barbara Field (in back): Mary Skinner, Patricia Daughtrey, Jeanne Gray, Ruth Mixon, Marcella Beckwith and Julie Payne. Barbara Field, left, presents outgoing president Julie Payne an award for Auxiliary Member of the Year. Barbara Field, left, installs Jackie Tucker as President of the American Legion Auxiliary for the coming year. Art Council visits Sarasota museum ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY SUSAN E. HOFFMAN, shoffman@sun-herald.comJane Hilton, left, Karen Smoke and Becky Van Pelt look over the courtyard at the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota. DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council members Becky Van Pelt, left, Karen Smoke and Jane Hilton study the 1850 painting Ploughing at Nivermais by Rosa Bonehur at the Ringling Museum of Art. DAHC members took advantage of Free Museum Day on Saturday. The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 13 | Arcadian Gold is the color of fall. Sure, theres crimson and orange and deep burgundy, but many Florida owering native plants offer a spectacular gold display perfect for fall. Goldenrods (Solidago spp.) are wonderful in a natural landscape. Several species are found throughout the state. Thomas Edison cultivated many species at his estate in Fort Myers, hoping to use the plants in the production of rubber. All goldenrods have a milky sap that contains latex. Goldenrods are often falsely accused of causing hay fever, but it is the pollen of the green-owered ragweed that causes allergic reactions. Goldenrods bloom summer through fall. There are many different species: some grow tall and columnar, some with a broad brushy top, others with feathery arching stems. Goldenrod grows in open sunny or partially shaded locations, such as fence lines and roadsides. Youll nd it growing in dry to damp soils, but usually not ooded locations. Goldenrod is considered a perennial and comes back from the roots each year. Goldenrod spreads by underground runners, but is easily controlled by mowing. If you want goldenrod, encourage it to spread by not mowing until the seed heads have turned brown in late fall or winter. The seeds are airborne and will self sow, or gather seed and sow where desired. A word of caution with native plants: They call them wildowers for a reason. Natives thrive on their own terms. You may plant them in a ow erbed, only to nd them coming up in your driveway the next season, with nary a one in the owerbed. Likely, the owerbed was too coddled an environment. Plant natives where they can seek their own locale, and then appreciate them where they choose to grow. Just scratch the ground when planting seeds, and then rake lightly to barely cover seeds. Try planting in several different locations, and at different times of the year. Generally, when the seeds are dry on the plant is the ideal time to sow thats how nature would do it. Gather seed with the landowners permission. Gathering of any plant material on public lands is usually prohibited, but you can ask if seed collecting is allowed. Yellowtop (Flaveria linearis) is native to central and south Florida, and deserves to be more widely used in native plantings. It is similar in appearance to goldenrod, but has at branched heads with many small brush-like owers. It blooms mainly in fall and winter, but the plant with narrow 4-inch long leaves is attractive all year. It is found in pine atwoods, damp coastal sites, and even salt marshes. The owers provide nectar for butteries. Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) blooms year-round. It tolerates most conditions, but will look its best when in a rich moist but well-drained soil. Again, this is a roadside plant so plant it in open sunlight. The rough hairy stems arise from a rosette of leaves low to the ground. During drought if your Susans are looking poorly, give them some water and theyll respond. Coreopsis or tickseed (Coreopsis spp.) is out state ower. It actually blooms mainly in spring and summer, but youll nd some in bloom yearround. They reseed readily, and are also nectar plants for butteries. The Narrow-leaf Sunower or Swamp Sunower (Helianthus angustifolius) grows to six feet tall or more. It prefers moist soil. Flowers are bright yellow with purplish centers. Some folks call it sneeze weed, but like goldenrod, its pollen isnt an allergen. It looks great planted with a tall species of the purple owered Blazing Star (Liatris spp.) Beach or Dune Sunower (H. debi lis) is its prostrate cousin. It grows low to the ground and blooms year-round. The leaves are roughly triangular. It is a good replacement for the non-native invasive Wedelia. Unfortunately, it isnt as tough as Wedelia, and often has a difcult time in our wet summers. It is an annual, but readily self-sows. Every few years we get a start of Dune Sunower, but only manage to pull it through in dry years. Green Eyes (Berlandiera subcaulis) will grow in full sun to part shade. Plants reach about 18 inches tall, and the yellow green owers have eight petals and green centers. They bloom most of the year, and are drought tolerant. Starry Rosinweed (Silphium asteriscus) grows to 3 or 4 ft. tall. It will do well in part shade in moist to dry soils. In bloom from April to November, the bright yellow owers stand out well against a green background. Florida or Golden Aster (Chrysopsis spp.) has daisy-like yellow owers an inch or less in diameter, with several owers borne on a branching stem. Most bloom late summer into fall, some species may bloom year-round. Height varies from 18 inches to 3 ft. They are good for a casual garden, and are a good buttery attractor. Plant them in dry sandy locations. Blanket Flower (Gaillardia pulchella) grows to about 1 ft. The owers are 2 to 3 inches in diameter and range from orange to maroon with gold tips on the petals. Its an annual, and reseeds prolically. It makes a good cut ower. Remove spent blooms to encourage more owersbut let some set seed also. Firewheel is another name for this plant. The saints Saint Johns Wort, Saint Andrews Cross and others (Hypericum spp.) are semi-woody bushy small shrubs. They are a short-lived perennial, and thrive in sunny locations. Some species prefer wet areas, others are very drought tolerant. They are tough plants, and distinguishing among the species (at least 16) is not easy. All have yellow 4 or 5 petaled owers borne in clusters on the ends of branches. Height can range from 1 to 7 ft. Partridge Pea (Cassia fasiculata) is sometimes called sensitive plant, because the feather-like leaves will fold up when touched, or in drought to conserve water. The bright yellow owers have a touch of red at the base and it blooms from spring to early winter. It is an annual but readily reseeds. It is a larval plant for several kinds of butteries, and the peas are eaten by birds. Deer also love the entire plant. Privet Cassia (C. ligustrina) is a small shrub with clusters of yellow owers at the ends of the branches. The plants often die after a few years, but it is easily started from seed. 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 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For more information call 941-794-8773 or 941-955-8085 or go to www.SweetbayNursery.com for the plant list.Native plants for fall goldOver the Garden Gate Al & Karen Smoke ksmoke@embarqmail.com ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY AL SMOKEGoldenrods (Solidago spp.) are wonderful in a natural landscape. 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Arcadian | Page 14 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 Its beginning to sound like the same weekly explanation of how and why DeSoto County lost another winnable football game. The latest chapter is the 35-28 loss at home to North Port. The game also had an eerie number of similarities to last seasons loss at North Port. (Be sure to read the Game Replay section at the end of this story.) Deionte Juice Turner had an outstanding game with a couple of sacks, a forced fumble, and a blocked extra point kick along with seven solo tackles. Turner said, Oh man, it hurts deep inside. Weve just got to get away from the mistakes. Weve got to keep on pressing hard. Oscar The Cuban Assassin Alfonso, who had several big hits on defense and had a big ten-yard sack said, I thought we were going to pull it out, then the penalties just killed us. Weve got to come back next week harder. Ernest Robinson took over the center job and did very well returning to the position he had at the start of the season. Robinson said, The turnovers just killed us.Costly mistakesEach of them were correct in their reasons for the loss. Mistakes, penalties and turnovers did them in again. The defense did very well in stopping the extremely potent Bobcat offense. They would bend but did not break. This seems hard to believe about a team that gave up five touchdowns in a game, but continue reading for what Paul Harvey used to call The Rest of the Story. North Ports quarterback leads the area in passing yards and in touchdowns with nine and only one inter ception. Hes averaged 240 yards a game in the air. Against the Bulldogs he was held to just 169 yards. North Ports versatile Leonard Faison leads the area in receptions with an average of six a game and more than 100 yards per game receiving, along with averaging two touchdowns per game. The Bulldogs held him to just 50 yards on six receptions and one touchdown. He is also third in the area with an average of 80 yards rushing and a touchdown per game. Against the Bulldogs he had 93 yards but no touchdowns on the ground. So how can a team give up five scores while holding their opponents most potent weapons under their game averages? Mistakes, penalties and turnovers. Too many times the coaches had to ask a player where he was supposed to be on a play. They were either in the wrong place or failed to execute when they had the chance to make a play. They made their biggest mistakes on their own side of the field, and when the penalties and turnovers happened it gave the Bobcats a short field to work with. You know it is going to be a long game when even the ball boy picks up a penalty! The referee marched off 15 yards for a sideline infraction because the ball boy was questioning his calls. After the boy left the field the other ball boy told me they were just talking about several plays, but any referee will let that go until the comments get loud and directed toward him. There were a couple of calls that could have gone DeSotos way but they didnt and that is part of the game. One North Port running back lunged forward and drew the Bulldog defense offsides. The Bobcat players surrounded the running back and tapped him on the helmet as if to say Its OK. He even put his head down and slammed his helmet. But the call was made against the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs lost two fumbles and gave up two interceptions. The last interception came with the Bulldogs moving down field in the last minute of the game and trying for a game-ty ing touchdown. The pass was tipped at the line and picked off. DeSoto County coach Matt Egloff said, Im not upset with the way they played tonight. I thought they played hard. Its just the mistakes we constantly keep making. Some day, some way, somehow we have got to learn to stop making penalties. Thats what is killing us right now and it is really hard to overcome that. The Bulldogs had 15 penalties for 110 yards compared to North Ports seven for 30 yards.Back-and-forth scoringAfter a scoreless first period, the Bobcats scored twice in just over two minutes thanks to a turnover by the Bulldogs. The Dawgs then scored just before the half on a long 50-yard pass to Dequan Richardson. With neither team able to dent the scoreboard in the third quarter, Tajahs Jackson caught a 20-yard pass to tie the score in the final quarter. On the ensuing kickoff, Faison ran it back 94 yards for a touchdown to put the Bobcats back on top. After another North Port score, Terrell Gordon carried it in from ve yards out and DaWayne Hearns caught a 30-yard pass to tie the game at 28. Bulldogs mistakes cost them again Steve Knapp Arcadian Sports Director SBigDaddyKnapp@aol.com On the Bench with Big Daddy GAME REPLAYThere were so many things in common from last years 28-17 loss to North Port with the 35-28 game this season. Here are a few fast facts. *Both games had a scoreless rst quarter and the following week was homecoming. *Last year the Bulldogs committed 16 penalties for 125 yards, this year it was 15 penalties for 110 yards. *Last year North Port tried to kick a game-tying eld goal on the last play of the rst half. It was a bad snap so they threw a pass that was caught for a touchdown. This year with just under three minutes in the half they lined up to kick a eld goal but threw a pass for a touchdown. *Last year during the second half kicko, the Bobcats RoDereck Spears ran the kick back 88 yards for a touchdown. This year in the second half Leonard Faison ran a kicko back 94 yards for a touchdown. *Last year after the kicko return the Bulldogs fumbled the ball away on the second play. The Bobcats scored three plays later giving them 21 points in just over two minutes. This year another turnover after the kick return allowed North Port to score 14 points in a minute-and-a-half. *This year North Port scored another 14 points quickly in just over two minutes. That totals 49 points in just a six-minute-and-25-second span over two years. At that pace nearly 400 points would be scored in a complete game. *Last year Dequan Richardson had 91 yards in oense including a 47-yard touchdown run. This year Richardson had 85 yards in oense including a touchdown catch of 50 yards. *Last year the Bulldogs lost, this year they lost. Why couldnt the Bulldogs pull out a win like they did the last time North Port came to Arcadia? In that game Marquis (Boosie) Dickens recovered a state-tying record four fumbles. He ran 95 yards for a touchdown with the last fumble recovery in the closing seconds of the game to give the Bulldogs a 13-12 win. Quarterback Kari Williams picks up a few of his 25 yards rushing as he took control and twice tied the game after falling behind by 14 points. His 11-for-22 pass attempts are both DeSoto County records. His three touchdown passes ties the alltime game record for the Bulldogs and his 216 passing yards is good for second place all time. Taj Jackson (32), Arturo Remirez (64) and Chace Higgins (60) all help the referees make the call for a touchdown as Terrell Gordon stretches out to reach the goal line on a ve-yard touchdown run. ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.comDeSoto County line coach Richard Koonce gives Deionte Juice Turner a high ve after Turner blocked an extra point. 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The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 15 | Arcadian The DeSoto Youth Football League pee wee team had a tough defensive struggle with the Okeechobee Bramas Saturday, Sept. 28. On their third try from inside the 5-yard-line of the Bulldogs, the Bramass running back was tackled on the goal line for the only points scored in the game. When those points were scored there were only ve seconds left in the half, which would not have allowed the Bramas enough time to run another play had they not scored. With the loss the team falls to 3-4 on the season. They play their nal home game of the season this Saturday against Frostproof with action starting at 9 am. at Richard Bowers eld.Pee Wee team drops heartbreakerBy STEVE KNAPPARCADIAN SPORTS DIRECTOR The DeSoto Youth Football Pee Wee team is coached by Jorge Rios, Joe Bling Davis, Anthony Davis and Elias Richardson. The team mom is Ashley Davis. Turn to page 18 for more photos.ARCADIAN PHOTO BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.com They were tired! The DeSoto County junior varsity volleyball team had just completed their second tournament in two weeks. After playing four games in North Port Sept. 21, they came right back with another four games at Port Charlotte last weekend. Add in the game with Sebring on Tuesday night and youre looking at nine games in a week and a day! Coach Nora Cail said. Once they found out they were playing that nal game for medals, then they started winning. The Bulldogs nished third behind perennial power Venice and second place Port Charlotte. Starting at 9 a.m., the Lady Bulldogs scored the rst eight points against Sarasota Christian and continued to roll over them in two games. After their second-game victory over Everglades City, they ran into the Venice Indians. The Bulldogs suffered their rst loss of the tournament by the powerful and always tough Venice team. After the game Lexi Williams said to her coach and team, It Isnt fair that they brought their varsity team to a JV tournament. When the players found out the Indians JV volleyball brings home tourney medalsBy STEVE KNAPPARCADIAN SPORTS DIRECTOR ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.comLexi Williams gets a shot blocked as she goes up in the nal game against Sarasota in the tournament at Port Charlotte last weekend. Victavia Blanden proudly shows her plaque for being the Bulldog repre sentative for the All-Tournament Team at the Port Charlotte volleyball tournament.MEDALS | 16 FREEKIDSVITAMINPROGRAMPICKUPAFREEBOTTLEEVERY30 DA YS!Not va lidwithotheroffers. Pa rent mu stcomeinandsigneach ch ild up fo ra30daysupplyof ch ew ablevitamins.ChewableMultivitamins foreverychilds nutritionalneeds! FREE!FRUIT FLAVORCharlottePharmacy (941)889-7239 3231 Ta miami Tr ail,Ste-G, Po rt Charlotte,FL33952 DeSotoPharmacy (863)491-7415 301NBre vard Av e. Ste-E,Arcadia,FL3426650457083 CharlottePharmacy I7b rDesoto \Ph rmacy UUULbWLLWv your Frwrdly Pharmacy Charlotte DPharmacy \w,/PhChewableMultivitaminsDlct.ry Supp l.m.. 30 TWO, we na .a _

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Arcadian | Page 16 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 were actually the JV team they were stunned. There were comments from the players like, Dang theyre good! That loss set up the third-place match against Sarasota, where the winners would go home tired but with medals, and the losers would just go home tired. The Lady Bulldogs fell behind 4-1 but battled back to a 6-6 tie. From there it was nothing but Bulldogs, as the DeSoto County girls won the rst game 25-17. The second game found the Bulldogs trailing 11-8 before tying the contest at 11. Cassidy Furr and Sarah Bennett accounted for seven points from the service line as the Bulldogs outscored Sarasota 14-5 for a 25-16 win. I just hope we can carry their performance from today over to next week when we play Lemon Bay and Charlotte, Cail said. Lizzy Evans said, I think the competition was tougher this week than last week. These tournaments are good because they bring the team closer together and give us all a lot of playing time we dont all get during a regular match. Hannah Lambright, who is in her rst season playing volleyball, said, This was fun; maybe we could have done better but we all got to play a lot today. With the team choosing their representative for the All-Tournament Team award, they voted for Victavia Blanden. Im glad, I didnt think Id get it but it feels good, she said. I think we did better this week because we moved and talked better than last week. This should help us for next week.MEDALSFROM PAGE 15 ARCADIAN PHOTO BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.comThe DeSoto County JV volleyball team proudly display their medals for their third place nish at the Pirate JV Volleyball Tournament Sept. 28. They also nished third the week before at North Port. The DeSoto Middle School Panthers used a big ve-run second inning to defeat Sebring 8-3 September 23. After falling behind 1-0, the Panthers came to bat in the bottom of the rst inning. They answered Sebrings score with two runs to take the lead they never lost. Heather Murphy singled in Malyssa Jeter and Hannah England, who had both singled with two outs. The game-deciding second inning start ed when Stephanie Whitmore led off with a walk and stole second, then went to third on a wild pitch. She scored after escaping a rundown between third and home. Shea Lipe drew a two-out walk and was singled to third by Michela Cross. With runners on the corners, Jeter walked to load the bases. England singled in two runs and Murphy was hit by a pitch to reload the bases. Emma Heitman walked to score a run and Whitmore, while batting for the second time in the inning, singled in another run. The Panthers added a nal run on a double by Jeter in the fth. She went twofor-three on the day, including a walk, for the Panthers. England pitched ve innings and gave up three hits while striking out six. Whitmore came on in the sixth to close out the Blue Streaks. The win gives the Panthers a perfect 2-0 record this season. The Panthers will host Hardee at 5 p.m. tonight.Panthers use big inning to stay unbeatenBy STEVE KNAPPARCADIAN SPORTS DIRECTOR ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.comDeSoto Middle Schools Stephanie Whitmore slides cross an uncovered home plate after working her way out of a rundown between third and home. Her score started a ve-run second inning in the 8-3 Panther win over Sebring. Panthers shortstop Makayla Price puts the tag on a would-be base stealer in the 8-3 win over Sebring Sept. 23. The Panthers Hannah England res to the plate against Sebring. She held the Blue Streaks in check for ve innings and added a two-run single and scored the nal run in the ve-run second inning. Malyssa Jeter is greeted by rst base coach Brittany Hines after Jeters two-out single. Jeter scored the rst tun for the Panthers in an 8-3 win over Sebring on Sept. 23. Shea Lipe scoops a bunt and fires to first to retire the Blue Streaks batter in the DeSoto Middle Schools 8-3 win over Sebring. The win gives the Panthers a 2-0 record for the season. 2945862 MondayPRESENTS October 7IT'S 6-9pmisland view2estaurantS223 Sun'n LakeSebring. FloridaT U $ 6 in advanceI AI J Sat the door4 ls( EXPO' aJ t Wand View RestaurantGB's Formal Wear' Bobby rill Floristor call 863-382-1191l I I ffib_,,Inrm u,,,,Top Wedding Vendors Services Drawing for a F2 EE cruisePromotional Items Travel 2afflesDecorating Themes Ideas -Live'Entertainmentlair Makeup -Putting ContestGolf Tournament Ideas .'Event Tips from lrg*jstry 'Experts.and the Paparazzi TooHOSTED BY SPONSORSERNIElll) ITTLEdtJOHNSON BROTHERS JGB'S SUN 'N CAKE UIP. wFormal Wear Signature Salon Suites

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The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 17 | Arcadian The varsity football team lost to North Port 35-28. The junior varsity football team was defeated by Avon Park. The varsity volleyball team beat Sebring 3-1 to move into a two-way tie for rst place in the district. The varsity volleyball team also participated in the tournament at Riverdale. Casey Hall had a good series as she nished second in digs and kills. Tishonna Riley had 32 kills to lead the team, while Lucero Perez had a team-high 35 digs. The JV volleyball team lost to Sebring 2-0 but finished third in the Port Charlotte volleyball tour nament Sept. 28. Victavia Blandin was selected to the All-Tournament team.By STEVE KNAPPARCADIAN SPORTS DIRECTOR ROUNDUP | 18 There is only one more home game for the DeSoto Youth football league and its this Saturday, with the action starting at 9 a.m. at Richard Bowers eld. The Juniors played Okeechobee this past weekend as they tried to improve on their 1-5 record.Juniors football to play last home gameBy STEVE KNAPPARCADIAN SPORTS DIRECTOR The Juniors team is coached by Julio Gaitan, Steven Carroll and Richard Decoteau. The team mom is Heather Decoteau. ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.comNathan Rowe turns the corner on the way to the end zone to give the Bulldogs an early 6-0 lead. Turn to page 18 for more photos. a t H u n s a d e r F a r m s O c t 1 2 1 3 1 9 2 0 & 2 6 2 7 9 A M t o 5 P M Admission: $8 Children 12 and under FREE Parking: $5 22nd Annual Florida 50449672 Live Entertainment, 100 Plus Craft Booths, Great Food, And Exciting Shows All Day! Old-time American Fun For All Ages! All Days: 100 + Craft Booths* Live Music* Charity Pumpkin Games Pioneer Trades Village* Scarecrow Displays* Hayrides* Ponyrides Colossal Corn Maze Pumpkin Cannon-hourly* Petting Zoo* Barnyard Playground* Corn Cannons Frog Jumping Championships* Face Painting Rock Climbing Wall Power Jump Butterfly Experience Childrens Train Ride Juggler* Fresh Produce Pumpkin Pie Fresh Roasted Sweet Corn Swamp Buggy Rides *Free With Admission Musical Entertainment: Buffalo Country Band All Days Southern Express Bluegrass Oct. 13, 19, 20 Watching Wendy Band Oct 12, 26 Porchdogs Band Oct 27 Sweeney Family Band All Days Mean Mary Music Oct 26, 27 Mountain Brew Oct 12, 13 Old Time Music w/ Ed & Geraldine Oct 19, 20, 26, 27 Howie Banfield Folk Music Oct 12, 13 Bob & Tom the Band Oct 19 Rick the Trickster Oct 20 Other Entertainment: Gunslinger Monster Truck Show All Days Justino Zoppe: Magic & Beyond All Days Walker Brothers Circus All Days Farm-ly Feud Game Show All Days Fearless Flores Motorcycle Stunts All Days Collector Car Show Oct 13 Smage Brothers Stunt Show Oct 19, 20 Motocross Stunt Show Oct 26, 27 BMX Bike Stunt Show Oct 12, 13 Just For Kids: October 27 Childrens Costume Contest: Infants to 2 yrs. 1:00; 3 to 4 yrs. 1:30; 5 to 7 yrs. 2:00; 8 to 10 yrs. 2:30. October 27, 3-5 p.m Trick-or-Treat for all children in costume. Special Event: October 19 Buddy Walk www.ManasotaBUDS.org Located in East Manatee County on C.R. 675, halfway between S.R. 64 and S.R. 70, 10 miles East of I75. Heading north on I-75 take exit 217A or heading south on I-75 take exit 220 F o r M o r e I n f o C a l l 3 2 2 2 1 6 8 o r w w w h u n s a d e r f a r m s c o m F o r M o r e I n f o C a l l 3 2 2 2 1 6 8 o r w w w h u n s a d e r f a r m s c o m For More Info, Call 322-2168 or www.hunsaderfarms.com Check us out on Facebook! NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PERMITTED PepsiHUNSADER FARMS 20T" ANNUALO il+fIPKIN F1 f'rTlrumV Hunosdw VALp2ns na 2127 c, 7 Txpt 17,--, atT}111 1I 6L.[Fair More Ingog Cull tg&-S9 t@ air www.huneadoirgairme.com

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Arcadian | Page 18 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 The DeSoto Middle School football teams game was cancelled due to bad weather. The Panthers softball team kept rolling with an 8-3 win over Sebring and a 24-5 win over Hill-Gustat. The DeSoto Youth Football teams hosted the Okeechobee teams on Sept. 28 and lost one game by a point, another by two points and another by a touchdown.Upcoming gamesThe varsity football team will host Bayshore at 7 p.m. this Friday. Its homecoming week for the Bulldogs, and the game can be heard on WFLN 1480 am or via the Internet. The JV football team will be at Mulberry. The varsity and JV volleyball teams will host Charlotte at 6 p.m. tonight. On Monday both teams will host Port Charlotte, where former Bulldog great Brittany Muse is currently the JV coach. On Tuesday, Oct. 8, the varsity and JV teams will go to Hardee for a district match against the Wildcats. The varsity girls golf team will have their nal match of the season Tuesday, Oct. 8 at The Bluffs. The middle school football team will host Bok at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 8. The middle school Panthers softball team will host a 5 p.m. game vs. Hardee.ROUNDUPFROM PAGE 17 ARCADIAN PHOTO BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.comBulldog running back Terrell Gordon weaves his way through the North Port defense during last Friday nights game. Gordon scored a touchdown and picked up 116 yards on the night. Gordon is second in the Charlotte Suns sports coverage area rushing category. | FROM PAGE 17 DeSoto wide receiver Isaiah Rodriqez knocks the ball out of the hands of the defensive back. The underthrown pass forced Rodriqez to become a defensive player to prevent the intercep tion for the Bramas. Raeqwon Roberts gives a chest bump to Nathan Rowe after Rowes touchdown against Okeechobee. ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.comRunning back Raeqwon Roberts drops a shoulder on the Okeechobee tackler and delivers a big hit on the Bramas player. | FROM PAGE 15 ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.com Eliezer Diaz (2) and LaVarius Wesley (41) make a tackle on the Okeechobee running back in the Sept. 28 game at Richard Bowers eld. Three DeSoto Bulldogs bring down the Okeechobee running back. The Bulldogs will play their nal home game this Saturday with games starting at 9 a.m. Find The Perfect Companion... ...in the CLASSIFIEDS! Let The DONT BE LEFT IN THE DARK! Light Your Way! Your source for local, national & world news. WESPEAKSPANISHCentralFloridaImmigrationAlejandroSalgadoSantiagoImmigrationAttorney WeOerImmigrationLegalServicesIn: r WorkVisas,InvestorsVisas&Others fntbn fLawFirmYourSatisfaction isOurPride rfntbtb 2946280 bS I11.SUN?WSPAPELRS

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A Whole Marketplace of shopping is right at your fingertips! GENERAL2100 V alencia Harvesting 202 Temporary workers needed in Arcadia, FL from approximately Oct. 27, 2013 June 7, 2014 Following Supervisors instructions, the worker will place a picking sack over their shoulder and carry an 18 to 22 ladder from the field truck to the particular area of the grove to be harvested. (Equipment/tools provided at no cost to worker) A fully loaded sack weighs approximately 80 and 100 pounds, depending upon the size, condition and variety of fruit. W orker positions ladder against the tree and within reach of the fruit in a leaning position, taking care not to break limbs, damage the tree, knock off fruit, or interfere with other workers, in a secure position to prevent slipping or falling and possible injury to themselves or other workers. Remove fruit from the tree and place into pick sack. When picking sack is full take full sack to fruit container located in the grove and drop fruit from pick sack into container. In order to perform this kind of work, worker must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to repeat the picking process rapidly, working quickly and skillfully with their hands, and carrying a large number of sacks of fruit from the area in which the fruit is being harvested to the location of the container. Workers may be required to perform miscellaneous grove clean-up work. These activities may include removing ladders, debris, boxes, discarded fruit from fields to clean growing areas, pruning, painting trees, r epair and or replace irrigation equipment, may maintain fence lines. The highest of $9.97 per hr or applicable piece rates depending on crop activity, ? guarantee, 35 hrs per week, maybe required to work additional hours, housing and transportation provided at no cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent r esidence at the end of each work day, must be 18 years or older. T ransportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be r eimbursed upon completion of 50% of the work contract or earlier if appropriate. We participate in the E-Verify program and workers must have valid identification for I-9 preparation when they r eport to begin work. Apply or send resume to the nearest State W orkforce/Job Center in your area: FL 863-993-1008, AL 256259-1835, GA 404-656-6000, MS 662-842-4371, using job order FL 9809837. NOTICE OFACTION3116 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2013 CC 264 DENNIS PERRAULT, AS TRUSTEE OF U.M.S. TRUST #1436, 5824 Bee Ridge Road, PMB #182 Sarasota, FL 34233 (941) 926 8300 Plaintiff, VS. JOSEPH MARTIN and KAREN A. MARTIN, et al., 4597 Highland Street Arcadia, FL 34266 (863) 494 3303 Defendants. And STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES, Respondents AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DECLARA TOR Y NOTICE OFACTION3116 JUDGEMENT TO: Defendants, JOSEPH MARTIN AND KAREN MARTIN,4597 NW Highland Street, Arcadia, FL 34266. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Complaint for Declaratory Judgement has been filed against you concerning a mobile home on the property in DeSoto County, Florida at the following address: 4597 NW Highland Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, and is described as follows: a double wide Nobility Mobile Home; title number 14689424 and 14689425; with VIN# of N30291A and N30291B. Y ou are required to serve a copy of your written defenses or objections, if any, to Plaintiff, DENNIS PERRAULT, AS TRUSTEE OF U.M.S. TRUST #1436, c/o LAURIE B. SAMS, at 3859 Bee ridge Road, Suite 202, Sarasota, FL 34233, on or before November 4, 2013 and file the original with the Clerk of Court at 115 East Oak Street, Room 101, Arcadia, FL 34266, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. IF YOU FAIL TO DO SO, A JUDGEMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU FOR THE RELIEF DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT. Copies of all court documents in this case are available at the Clerks office. You may review these documents upon request. Dated 9/24/13 Mitzie W. McGavic, Clerk of Courts By: /s/ B. Wynn Deputy Clerk Published 10/3/13 & 10/10/13 125788 2944960 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE3122 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 ; NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE3122 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 Attorney for Plaintiff 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 12TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 14-2012-CA-000556 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. CLEMENTE, ROLANDO, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 142012-CA-000556 of the Circuit Court of the 12TH Judicial Circuit in and for DESOTO County, Florida, wherein, JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, and, CLEMENTE, ROLANDO, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, DESOTO COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 115 OAK STREET, ARCADIA, FL 34266 www.desotoclerk.com, at the hour of 11:OO A.M., on the 24th day of October, 2013, the following described property: LOT(S) 22 AND 23, WINDY PINE MANOR, AN UNRECORDED PLAT MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT 22 BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 24 EAST, THENCE SOUTH 0 EAST ALONG EAST LINE OF SAID TRACT, 98.30 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 5650 WEST 730.25 "Serving DeSoto County since 1887"ARCADIANo aVM4000000000001*4*1111*4*Aloil*AlNWIMSOOOOOOOOOOOLour dubRE,Dx[lkhet ti I i e 1'.a.'.newsp IThe diffe0 i3black ark] dlMi

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Arcadian | Page 20 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE3122 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SAME LINE 100.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 3743 24 WEST, 268.42 FEET, THENCE NORTH 6911 BY 100.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 3839 06 EAST 247.30 FEET TO A POINT OF BEGINNING. LOT 23 BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 24 EAST; THENCE SOUTH 006 EAST ALONG EAST LINE OF SAID TRACT, 98.30 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 5650 630.25 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SAME LINE 100.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 3339 06 WEST, 247.30 FEET; THENCE NORTH 6911 EAST, 100.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 3945 EAST, 226.25 FEET TO A POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A 1971 SOUTH MOBILE HOME ID#7425R, FLORIDA TITLE #4962621. 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 this 17th day of September, 2013. Mitzie McGavic Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ B. Wynn Deputy Clerk IMPORT ANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at DESOTO COUNTY JURY OFFICE, 115 EAST OAK STREET, ARCADIA, FL 34266, 8639934876. at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon r eceiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published 10/3/13 & 10/10/13 146548 2946140 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/ Me g an Roach NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE3122 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 14-2013-CA-000172 HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORP III, Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM HERMAN GRAY, JR. A/K/A WILLIAM H. GRAY, JR. A/K/A WILLIAM GRAY, JR., et.al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated 9/16/13, and entered in 14-2013-CA-000172 of the Circuit Court of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit in and for Desoto County, Florida, wherein HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORP III, is the Plaintiff and WILLIAM HERMAN GRAY, JR. A/K/A WILLIAM H. GRAY, JR. A/K/A WILLIAM GRAY, JR.; AMY N. GRAY; UNKNOWN TENANTS are the Defendant(s). Mitzie McGavic as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the South Door 115 E. Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, at 11:00 AM on October 24, 2013 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: BEGIN AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 36 SOUTH, RANGE 24 EAST DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING: THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 21 WEST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID TRACT, 135.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59 EAST AND PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID TRACT, 323.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 21 EAST AND PARALLEL TO THE WEST LINE OF SAID TRACT, 135.0 FEET TO THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID TRACT; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 59 WEST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE, 323.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO A 25 FOOT EASEMENT ALONG THE WEST SIDE THEREOF. ALL LYING AND BEING IN DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19 day of September, 2013. Mitzie McGavic As Clerk of the Court By:/s/ B. Wynn As Deputy Clerk IMPORT ANT 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. At least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days;If you are hearing NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE3122 or voice impaired, please call 711. Submitted by: Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, FL 33487 T elephone: 561-241-6901 Fax: 561-241-9181 Published 10/3/13 & 10/10/13 331723 2946495 NOTICE OFSALE3130 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 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 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 DE SOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. NOTICE OFSALE3130 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, 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 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 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, NOTICE OFSALE3130 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 Advertise Today! IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION Case No. 13-CA-231 VFC PARTNERS 3 LLC, Plaintiff, v. FEDCO INVESTMENT CORPORATION, UNKNOWN TENANT 1, a fictitious name intending to name as a party Defendant any person(s) or entity(ies) who may claim a right, title or interest in the subject property by virtue of occupancy thereof, or other rights claimed as a tenant, et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment entered September 25, 2013, in Case Number 13 CA 231, in the Circuit Court of Desoto County, Florida, the clerk shall offer for sale the property, situate in Desoto County, Florida, described as: Begin at the N 1/4 Corner of Section 1, Township 38 South, Range 24 East, Desoto County, Florida; thence S 89 E along the North line of said Section 1, 232.06 feet; thence S 0 55 E; 25.00 feet to South right-of way of Hargrave Street; thence S 89 E along South right-of way of Hargrave Street, 252.00 feet for Point of Beginning; thence continue same line 345.93 feet along said right-ofway; thence S 21 W, 171.46 feet; thence N 89 W, 291.63 feet; thence N 02 E, 160.17 feet to Point of Beginning. T ogether with all right, title and interest in and to all erected or affixed buildings, improvements and fixtures; all easements, rights of way, and appurtenances; all water, watercourses and ditch rights (including stock in utilities with ditch and irrigation rights); and all other rights, royalties, and profits relating to the real property, including without limitation all minerals, oil, gas, geothermal and similar matters. at Public Sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, on the south courthouse steps, Desoto County Courthouse, 115 Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, at 11:00 am on the 5th day of December, 2013.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.Dated: September 27, 2013 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ B. Wynn Deputy Clerk NOTICE: 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 JURY OFFICE, 115 EAST OAK STREET, ARCADIA, FL 34266, (863) 9934876, WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS DOCUMENT; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 711. Published 10/3/13 & 10/10/13 274145 2946721 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 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 AND 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 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: 9/13/13, 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 OI1

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The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 21 | Arcadian T AX DEEDS3132 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 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 W ITH A 2005 SLVRCRK DOUBLE W IDE MOBILE HOME. IDENTIFICATION #SCH01057773A AND IDENTIFICATION #SCH01057773B. TITLE #93747382 AND TITLE #93747456. RP#12238617 A ND RP#12238619. Names in which assessed: REBECCA C SARGENT & LARRY T SARGENT 137 CLYDE AVE POPLAR BLUFF, MO 63901 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 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 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 T AX DEEDS3132 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 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 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 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: 1028 Issuance Date: MAY 27 2011 T AX DEEDS3132 T ax Deed File #: 13-41-TD Description of Property: THE WEST 114 YARDS OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED TRACT OF LAND: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NW1/4 OF THE NE1/4 OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH, RANGE 24 EAST; RUNING THENCE EAST 138 YARDS; THENCE NORTH 70 YARDS; THENCE WEST 138 YARDS; THENCE SOUTH 70 YARDS TO THE POINT OF THE BEGINNING. BEING A PART OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH, RANGE 24 EAST, DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF SHORES A VENUE ALONG WEST SIDE AND MIXON ROAD ALONG THE SOUTH SIDE. Names in which assessed: ANDREW P FIRK 2460 SW MIXON STREET 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 NOVEMBER 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 27th day of SEPTEMBER, 2013. MITZIE W. McGAVIC CLERK OF COURT DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA By:CRYSTAL HENDERSON, Deputy Clerk Publication Dates: 10/3/13, 10/10/13, 10/17/13 & 10/24/13 112132 2946124 OTHER NOTICES3138 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION Case No. 14012DP000100 IN THE INTEREST OF: D.B., 07/01/1999 H.B., 03/18/2004 D.B., 12/08/2005 Child(ren). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Rebecca Bonilla a/k/a Rebecca Bennett, mother James Fain, father Alberto Bonilla a/k/a Alberto EspinoBarros Bonilla, father and/or any UNKOWN PARENT father/mother YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for Termination of Parental Rights on D.B.; H.B., D.B., has been filed against you. Y ou are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Brian L. Gillis, Esq. of the Department of Children and Family Service, Petitioners attorney, whose address is 805 North Mills Avenue, Arcadia, Florida 34266, on or before November 14, 2013 at 9:00AM and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Petitioners Attorney or immediately thereafter. Failure to appear at this hearing constitutes consent to the termination of parental rights of this child (or these children). Pursuant to Sections 39.802(4)(d) and 63.082(6)(g), Florida Statutes, you are hereby informed of the availability of private placement with an adoption entity, as defined in Section 63.032(3), Florida Statutes WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL of this Court on this 30th day of September. Mitzie W. McGavic As Clerk of the Court By: Jo Rowan Deputy Clerk Published 10/3/13, 10/10/13, 10/17/13 & 10/24/13 322378 2946636 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. OTHER NOTICES3138 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 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 OTHER NOTICES3138 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 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 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, 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 OTHER NOTICES3138 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 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 1ftwooN%wooo

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Arcadian | Page 22 www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 Having traveled extensively is the contributing factor to the diversity of Becky Van Pelts art. She has traveled from Key West to Alaska and most states in between. Becky has visited France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Canada, Monaco, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Virgin Islands. When Becky isnt painting, shes studying art or reading books on artists. She is mostly inuenced by Picasso, Pollock and Van Gogh. Becky is an 18year breast cancer survivor. She has three adult children, eight grandchildren and expecting a great-grandchild in 2014. Becky enjoys painting en plein air using oils, acrylics or water color. She paints still life and landscapes in impressionism style as well as realist. She considers herself to be a self-taught artist. Her abstractism art is a vivid mix of hues uidly applied over what most would consider a nished painting. The outcome is a burst of vibrant colors juxtaposed, rendering a magnicent composition of tranquility. Becky suggest that you not look at the painting, but look through it theres a painting under the painting. One becomes mesmerized as you journey into the canvas. Becky Van Pelt is a member of the DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council, Visual Art Center, and Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte County, and participates in Art Walks, the Fine Art Festival and Art In Public Places. Becky recently received a Proclamation from the Charlotte County Commissioners for her art, which is a once-in-a-lifetime achievement. Becky is the founder of The Opera House Artists, a group of artists whove set up an art gallery in the Old Opera House in down town Arcadia. Becky will be at the Art Walk on Saturday at the Tree of Knowledge Park. She would love to meet you and discuss her art. Becky will also donate original art to the DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council for their future fundraisers. You may view samples of Beckys art at www. arcadiaoperahouseartists.com and www.beckyvanpelt.com.Becky Van Pelt: Opera House ArtistBY JANE HILTON Becky Van Pelt creates exuberant astract images, painting over previously painted work. A discerning viewer may sense the underlying painting beneath the swirls of color. PHOTOS PROVIDEDBecky Van Pelt works in oils, acrylics and watercolor, and paints a variety of sujects from portraits to landscapes and abstract themes. Her work hangs in the Opera House in downtown Arcadia. The rst train arrived in Arcadia on March 4, 1886, and for many decades, the railroad provided the main means of transportation in DeSoto County and around the United States. Passenger service to Arcadia was discontinued in the 1970s. My 86-year-old mother had never been west of the Mississippi River and had always wanted to traverse the Rocky Mountains by train. We could have started our journey by rail in Winter Haven or Sebring as my daughter once did and ended it four days later in San Francisco. However, we opted to catch the California Zephyr in Denver, Colorado. We ew to the milehigh city and stayed in the Queen Anne Bed and Breakfast, a beautiful Victorian home built in 1879 and on the National Register of Historic Places. We felt at home in the living room when we saw the two statues by Frederick Remington who had visited and written about Arcadia and Punta Gorda in 1895. We spent one day exploring the Denver capitol building, and the next morning, we boarded the train. Our room on the upper oor of the sleeping car had a huge picture window, so we watched the scenery in comfort. Other travelers enjoyed the observation/sight-seeing car, but we heard it was crowded, plus Mom didnt feel comfortable walking through the cars. As we ascended through a canyon, the tracks curved, so that I could photograph the locomotive. We also passed through many tunnels, including the 6.2 mile Moffat Tunnel opened in 1928. It was the only one announced, and many other, shorter tunnels sur prised us with sudden darkness. We ate lunch in the dining car which luckily adjoined ours. Sharon and Tony were seated at our table and happened to be from Punta Gorda. We enjoyed a delicious lunch and good conver sation plus incredible views of the Glenwood Canyon. Tony quipped of the wild Colorado River, It looks just like Peace River. After lunch, we returned to the picture window in our room. When the train stopped at stations, sometimes we were invited to stretch and breathe some fresh air and other times, the conductor insisted we stay on the train unless it was our destination. Mom and I ventured out at Grand Junction, Colorado, and our luncheon acquaintance, Sharon, took our photograph. In Utah, we passed through Ruby Canyon with its beautiful red sandstone for mations. By sunset, we were into desert country. To my mothers dismay, we were in the last seating around 9:30 p.m. for supper, but we happily shared our table with honeymooners Emma and Kieran from Ireland. We returned to our room, and the assistant conductor folded out the bed, and we went to sleep. The train which had slowly climbed up and down grades and around curves all day, now hurtled through the desert. The gentle rocking that lulled us during the day became a jarring rumble that often woke us during the night. At rst light, the tracks paral leled an interstate highway, and I watched as the train passed the semi-trailers and other trafc. The assistant conductor had quoted 79 m.p.h. as the trains top speed. At other times, freight trains passed us, and we often slowed or stopped for them to do so. We breakfasted with Vi and Ray from Scotland, who had visited the United States many times over the years, beginning when Ray worked on his MBA at the University of Indiana at Bloomington. We arrived at Reno, Nevada, the nal destination of many of our fellow travelers, and where Linda seated with us for lunch boarded. A native San Franciscan, she was on her way home. In California, we ascended into the Sierra Nevadas and enjoyed views of Donner Lake, named for the group stranded there during the winter of 1846-47. Then we descended into Californias central valley and saw many cultivated elds (mostly rice), crossed the Sacramento River, and then the southern part of San Francisco Bay. The end of the line is Emeryville, but travelers may continue on to San Francisco via bus. After 33 hours on the train, we were happy to wait for my cousin who drove us to his home. We stayed a few days: riding a cable car and touring the cable car museum, exploring the Ghirardelli chocolate factory, walking through a redwood forest, and visiting Alcatraz. However, Mom and I agreed that the best part of our trip was the Rocky Mountains by rail quite a change of scenery for two gals from Florida.The Rocky Mountains by railBy CAROL MAHLERARCADIAN CORRESPONDENT ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY CAROL MAHLERPat Mahler and Carol Mahler in front of the Amtrak sleeping car parked at Grand Junction, Colorado. The train passed through Ruby Canyon in Utah, named for the red rock formations. The trip took Carol and her mother along the Colorado River in Colorado. OTHER NOTICES3138 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. 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The Sun / Thursday, October 3, 2013 www.sunnewspapers.net Page 23 | Arcadian Another 18-yard pass for a touchdown put the Bobcats ahead 35-28. With just under a minute left Kari Williams launched a long pass to Tony Lee near the North Port 20 yard line. It appeared as if Lee may have been interfered with but nothing was called. On the next play the pass was tipped and intercepted and ended any Bulldog comeback hopes. Gordon picked up 116 yards to give him 678 for the season. He remains second in the area. Hearns again led the receiving corps with four catches and 96 yards. He leads the team with 273 yards, and should move up from seventh to third in the area in both yards and touchdowns. Williams won the Beef OBradys athlete of the week with his three touchdown passes and 216 yards in the air. The three touchdown passes ties a DeSoto County record (according to Maxxpreps, which only keeps records back to 2005). Williams set a DeSoto County record for most completions with 11 and most attempts with 22. His 216 yards is the second highest in the history of DeSoto County football. Williams is only 99 yards behind Brennan Simms of North Port for the lead in passing yards and is second with ten touchdown passes, just two behind Simms.MISTAKESFROM PAGE 14 The Mitey Mites lost a close game to the Okeechobee Bramas this past Saturday 14-13. Tocarrum Brown ran for two 80-yard touchdowns, but a missed extra point cost the Bulldogs the game. These players have a lot of heart, as they have been play ing short-handed all season. With only eight players on the roster, they all have played the entire game unless injured. The DeSoto Youth Football season is coming to a close with just one more home game scheduled for this Saturday. The four teams that make up the league will host the Frostproof Bulldawgs at 9 a.m. at Richard Bowers eld.Mitey Mites suffer tough lossBy STEVE KNAPPARCADIAN SPORTS DIRECTOR ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.comThe DeSoto Youth Football Mitey Mites team gets together after a tough loss. They are Uryan McMillian (3), Tocarrum Brown (6), Gershon Galloway (14), David Holland (22), Davion Lowery (31), Easton Rodriguez (37), Johnny Hernandez (56), Shane Galloway (70) and Andrew Harris (87). They are coached by Elias Richardson, Jose Cantu, Sammie Brown and Brandon Shirley. The team mom is Norma Farias. The cheerleaders are, from left: Valentino Garibay, Shantashia Northern, Makenzi Wyas, Jackie Gaitan, Astraea Cromwell and Brasaya Wiley. Gershon Galloway makes a shoe string tackle for the Bulldogs on the Okeechobee running back. The Bulldogs lost 14-13. Their nal home game will be this Saturday at 9 a.m. COMPUTERSERVICES Arcadia,FL34265Ph:(863)491-0497 www.pcsolutionsco.com mike@pcsolutionsco.comComputerService&Repairs, SalesAndNetworkingP. C. SOLUTIONSMobileBusinessService Microsoft Pa rt ner DellRegistered Pa rt ner 863-491-0497 Visitthe fo llowingbusinessesandshoplocal fo rqualityserviceandcustomerservice. LAWNEQUIPMENT BOWLINGGREEN SMALLENGINESERVICE,INC.LAWNANDGARDENEQUIPMENT (863)375-4056 POBox309 (863)375-4057 4702 U. S.Hwy17N. Mon.-Fri.8-5:30 BowlingGreen,FL33834 Sat.8-12 foronly$12.50aweek! foronly$12.50aweek!Contact ContactTa miat494-2434 Ta miat494-2434formoreinformation formoreinformation Pro Tu rfLawnCareLawnMaintenance,Mulch Installation,Irrigation Repair,FreeEstimates Residential&Commercial Licensed&Insured Arcadia,FL34266(863)990-7774 LAWNCARE AU TO MOTIVE Pe rf or mance Au to mot iv e To tal Ca r&Light Tr uck Se rv ice F R E E F r o n t E n d I n s p e c t i o n FREE Fr on t-End In sp ec ti on505 S. Bre va rd Av e. ,Arcadia 863-491-8500 WEOFFER4-WHEELFRONT-END ALIGNMENTANDWE WO NT STEER YO UWRONG!Complet e computercapabilitiesonall ve hicles ADVERTISEHERE!foronly$12.50aweek!ContactTa miat494-2434formoreinformation STORAGE COMMUNICATIONS PHILSAU TO MOTIVE AU TO MOTIVEDomestic/Foreign Ti re sBrakes A/CRepair Wh eelAlignment Computer/Electrical DiagnosticsCoolingSystems Steering&Suspensions 3193NEHwy17 Arcadia863-993-1141 #1two ye arsrunning! GLASS Yo urHometownFurnitureStore QualityFurnitureatAffordablePrices! BESTPRICES ANYWHERE! 126 S. Pa rk er Av e.(1BlkSMooseClub) Thur-Sun10am-6pmFURNITURE WELDING 863-231-250450457056 e W re at Your S e r V iceC J `lL'JN/Ci113 1C]('LL-JEim /lQj(AUTHORIZED RETAILis 1I Ra? TF .1 C(1dGQ7111DIkECTVli o a o e prDESOTO GLASS 8, MIRROR, INC.135 N. Volusia Ave. / Arcadia, Florida 34266All Phases of Glass WorkCOMMERCIAL and RESIDENTAILrI'1MOBILE AUTO GLASSWe come to you!(863) 494-2683Ron & Lorrie Collins 24-Hour EmergencyTARGETED r7-71 ff-;Trurr-.16 ADVERTISINGI I I I 1 A. Welding WORKS YOUR B U S I N E S SCall for move in specials COMPETITIVE PRICESP1ca Nlarket Every Saturday17 Mobile Welding Custom WeldingRepairs Trailers Built24 hour Access1443 NW Pine Creek Ave.SECUREDHui' 17 North of Arcadia Isaias Avila Arcadia, FL 34266PUBLIC STORAGE 863-993-1355 Lwneroperated

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