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25 ¢ The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area JANUARY 31 – FEBRUARY 13, 2014 2014, Snook Publications P O Box 617, Everglades City, FL, 34139 Volume VIII Issue #204 VOTE EVERY DAY FOR EVERGLADES CITY! Everglades City is one of fifteen finalists nominated by Budget Travel magazine for the title of America’s Coolest Small Town 2014. Everyone can vote once each day until the contest closes February 25 The top town will receive extensive recognition from Budget Travel and also from many other national media outlets that will report on the contest results. Visit www.BudgetTravel.com and click on Vote for America's Coolest Small Town 2014. Please get on board by voting daily and sharing this message with your friends, family and customers. FESTIVAL NOTICES (See regular schedule on page 11) Right Choice Supermarket Hours: Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Special Church Services for Festival Everglades Community Church will not have Sunday School on Sunday, Feb. 9 and Worship Service will be at 9:00 a.m. Holy Family Catholic Church will hold two Masses: 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. SEAFOOD FESTIVAL ENTERTAINMENT – 2014 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7 5:30 p.m. Opening Ceremonies 5:45 – Houston Brown 6:50 – The Dance Company (from LaBelle, FL) 7:30 – Let’s Hang On 9:00 – Keirstein Patt 10:00 – Tim Elliott SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8 10:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremony 10:30 – The Dance Company (from LaBelle, FL) 12:00 – Grayson Rogers Band 1:00 – Them Hamilton Boys 2:15 – Brad Anderson 3:30 – Casey Weston 4:30 – Parmalee (Nashville) 6:30 – Angela Marsaglia with South 41 7:45 – Keirstein Patt 9:00 – Tim Elliott SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9 11:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremony 11:30 – The Gladezmen 12:45 – Wendell Ray 2:00 – The Tim Charron Band 3:15 – Tim Elliott 4:30 – Jimmie van Zant For more info, see www.evergladesseafoodfes tival.org or stop by the real estate office behind Island Caf or call (239) 695-2277. PANCAKE BREAKFAST Everglades Community Church will offer pancakes and sausages, with coffee and juice, on Saturday, February 8, from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. Cost is $6 per adult, $3.50 kids under 10 years old. TIDE TABLE RESTAURANTS CONTENTS Calendar p. 2 Parks p. 8 Events p. 3 Gulf Coast p. 8 School p. 5 Sheriff’s Report p. 8 Taxing p. 7 Florida Tales p. 9 Health p. 7 Museum p. 9 Boat Lift p. 7 Book Review p. 9 Fishing p. 8 Savannah p.10 TIDES & RESTAURANTS p.11 CLASSIFIED p.12 FEATURE: Belle Starr, p.10 If you have news, photos, announcements, or articles ... email mulletra pp er @g mail.com or phone 695-2397.

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The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area JANUARY 31, 2014 email: mulletrapper@gmail.com PAGE 2 www.evergladesmulletrapper.com March 8: Walking Tour of Historic Chokoloskee, Art-in-the-Gla des March 14: Movie Night March 19: Fak Cruise April 13: Everglades Bike Ride April 26: Museum Birthday May 1: National Day of Prayer THRIFT SHOP: Tues, Thurs, Sat, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm SKATING RINK: Fri, Sat, 7-10 pm DR DEMARTINO: Fri, 1:30 to 4:30 pm LITTLE GATOR CLINIC: Tues, Feb 11 & 18, 5 to 7 pm FOOD PANTRY: Sat, 8:30 to 10:30 am, Community C hurch HIGHWAY CLEAN-UP: Thursday, 8 am AA: Wed, 5:00 pm, Community Church AL-ANON: Thurs, 12 noon, Community Church NA: Sat, 11 am, Community Church MUSEUM: Tues-Fri, 9 am to 5 pm; Sat, 9 am to 4 pm SMALLWOOD STORE: Daily, 10 am to 4 pm VETERANS SUPPORT: Fri, Feb 14, 10 a.m. WEIGHT LOSS: Tues, 5 to 6 pm, Community Church CARNESTOWN Recycle and Trash: 2nd Sat, 9 am to 1 pm SHERIFF AT CITY HALL: See notice on door in City Hall for February dates. POST OFFICE HOURS: Everglades City 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4:30 p.m.; Sat: outside pick-up 3:30 p.m. ; Chokoloskee 9 a.m. to 12 noon; 1 to 3 p.m. Sat: outside pick-up 3:30 pm; Ochopee 8 to 10 a.m.; 12 noon to 4 p.m. Sat: Open for service 10 to 11:30 a.m. SHERIFF: 252-9300 CITY HALL: 695-3781 PUBLIC LIBRARY: 695-2511 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 695-3941 AIRPORT: 695-2778 FAKAHATCHEE: 695-4593 BIG CYPRESS: 695-2000 EVG NATIONAL PARK: 695-3311 CURBSIDE TRASH PICKUP (FRIDGES, WASHING MACHINES, TVS): 252-2380 COLLIER COUNTY: 252-8999 SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT JAN 26 27 Hour of Prayer Chokoloskee Church of God 7 pm 28 29 Ladies Coffee Havana Caf 8 am new moon 30 RAPPER 31 FEB 1 Chokoloskee Church of God Winter Festival see p.3 Starry Night see p.3 2 Super Bowl Sunday at City Seafood Sports Bar 6 pm 3 Hour of Prayer Holy Family Catholic Church 7 pm ESHP Mtg City Hall, 8:30 a.m. 4 Weight Loss see p.7 5 Ladies Coffee Island Caf 8 am 6 Panther Mtg see p.9 7 Seafood Festival see p.1 8 Seafood Festival see p.1 Bluegrass Festival see p.3 9 Seafood Festival see p.1 Bluegrass Festival see p.3 10 Hour of Prayer Everglades Community Church 7 pm OFCD Mtg Chamber Mtg Island Caf, 6 pm 11 Congressional Aide Visit see p.3 City Council 5:30 pm Kids’ Clinic see p.3 12 Ladies Coffee City Seafood 8 am Full Moon Canoe Trip see p.3,8 13 Lion’s Club Oyster House 5:30 pm Full Moon Canoe Trip see p.3,8 full moon 14 RAPPER Valentines Day Veterans Support see p.3,8 Movie Night see p.3 15 Clyde Butcher Open House see p.3,7 Art Reception see p.3 Kids Fishing see p.5 16 Clyde Butcher Open House see p.3, 7 Gospel Music Night see p.3 17 Presidents’ Day Hour of Prayer Copeland Baptist Church 7 pm 18 Reach Out Mtg City Hall, 8:30 am MSD Festival see p.9 Fak Cruise see p.3 Kids’ Clinic see p.3 19 Ladies Coffee Sweet Mayberry’s Caf 8 am MSD Festival see p.9 Wine Wed see p.3 20 Everglades Book Club see p.3 MSD Festival see p.9 SAC Mtg Media Ctr,6 pm 21 MSD Festival see p.9 22 MSD Festival see p.9 Pancake Fly-In Art-in-theGlades Everglades Ultras see p.3 23 24 Hour of Prayer Chokoloskee Church of God 7 pm 25 26 Ladies Coffee Havana Caf 8 am 27 RAPPER 28 Historical Talk MAR 1 new moon ORA Bazaar FEBRUARY 2014

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The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area JANUARY 31, 2014 email: mulletrapper@gmail.com PAGE 3 www.evergladesmulletrapper.com Chokoloskee Winter Fest The annual Church of God Winter Festival will be Saturday, February 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with sale items, raffles, and fish fry. Call 695-3735. STARRY, STAR RY NIGHTS Ranger-led astronomy program Saturday, February 1, at 7:00 p.m. in Big Cypress National Preserve at the end of Seagrape Drive. For more info, call 695-1107. “Jammin” in the Hammock 7th Annual Bluegrass Festival Collier-Seminole State Park Saturday, February 8, 10 am to 5:30 pm Sunday, February 9, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm www.floridaparks.org or (239) 394-3397. CONGRESSIONAL VISIT Monica Maziarz, Aide to Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, will be in City Hall on Tuesday, February 11 at 3:00 p.m. For info, call 348-1620 or (305) 470-8555. Collier-Seminole Canoe Trips The next Full Moon Canoe Trips will be at 7:30 p.m. on February 12 & 13 Call (239) 394-3397 for more info ( see p. 7 ). Veterans Support Group The VA Support Group will meet Friday, February 14, at 10:00 a.m. For more information, see page 8 Romantic Movie Night Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Lauren Bacall & Humphrey Boga rt at Historical Movie Night on Friday, February 14, at 5:30 p.m. Free popcorn & sodas (and Valentine’s surprises!) in the Jinkins Fellowship Hall behind Everglades Community Church. Featured movie is “Key Largo” Reservations required. To book your places, call 695-2905 for info. FAKAHATCHEE CRUISE Visit the past on Tuesday, February 18, an exclusive chartered boat trip to historic Fakahatchee Island where a naturalist will point out rare plants not seen on the mainland as you are led up the shell mound to the old cemetery. The tour starts at 2:30 p.m. at Everglades National Park. Cost is $75/person and reservations are required. Book at www.orchidswamp.org. For information, call (239) 695-1023. Meet Clyde Butcher February 15 16 See page 7 for more details Everglades Arts Varick Niles Studio “Say It with Flowers” Reception: Sat, Feb 15, 12 n – 4 p.m. www.varickniles.com (239) 261-9592 GOSPEL MUSIC NIGHT 1st Baptist Church of Everglades City will host a community gospel sing on Sunday, February 16 (refreshments following). Public welcome. Call Pastor Jim Fross for more information at 695-3871. Annual MSD Festival February 18 22 Museum of the Everglades see page 9 for more details WINE WEDNESDAY Driftwood Spa to host Wine Wednesday on February 19 at Everglades Isle. All invited. Call 695-0069 for information. EVERGLADES BOOK CLUB Thursday, February 20 "Miss Dreamsville & The Collier County Literary Society" Call Sue at 695-9173 for more info PANCAKE FLY-IN A pancake breakfast hosted by Wings 10,000 Islands Tours will take place at Everglades Airpark on Saturday, February 22, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Everyone welcome. Call 695-3296. ART-IN-THE-GLADES Support local vendors on Saturday, February 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Art-in-the-Glades in McLeod Park with live music (Snooker Joe Stem) and food for sale. Everyone is welcome: set up a table at no charge for a bake sale or craft works to sell. Phone Marya at 695-2905. Everglades Ultras Trail Race thru the Everglades Saturday, February 22: 50 miles, 50 km, and 25 km. For more information, visit www.evergladesultras.com, or telephone (954) 439-2800. __________________________________________________________________________________________ OCHOPEE FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT 01/14/14: Vehicle Accident, 72 MM I-75 01/15/14: Emergency Med, Everglades City 01/15/14: Emergency Med, Everglades City 01/15/14: Emergency Med, Port of Islands 01/16/14: Emergency Medical, Chokoloskee 01/16/14: Emergency Med, Everglades City 01/17/14: Vehicle Fire, 74 MM I-75 01/17/14: Vehicle Accident, 72 MM I-75 01/17/14: Emergency Med Everglades City 01/17/14: Fire Alarm, Port of the Islands 01/18/14: Vehicle Accident, 54 MM I-75 01/19/14: Propane Investigation, Ochopee 01/20/14: Emergency Med, Everglades City 01/21/14: Emergency Medical, Bear Island 01/21/14: Vehicle Fire, 80 MM I-75 01/21/14: Emergency Med, Copeland 01/23/14: Emerg. Med, Everglades City 01/22/14: Emerg. Medical, Copeland 01/25/14: Brush Fire, Everglades City 01/25/14: Fire Alarm, Port of the Islands 01/25/14: Vehicle Accident, Ochopee 01/25/14: Emerg. Med, Everglades City 01/26/14: Emergency Med, Chokoloskee The next Ochopee Fire Control District Advisory Committee Meeting will be Monday, February 10, at 4:00 p.m. in the Port of the Islands Realty Office at 24998 Tamiami Trail, East Naples. DOCTOR’S CLINIC Dr. Kirk DeMartino will see patients in Everglades City ev ery Friday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the office behind the Fire Station. If you have any questions, call (239) 642-5552. Little Gator Clinic The free walk-in clinic behind the youngsters will be open Tuesday, February 11 and 18, from 5 to 7 pm when Dr. Barnard and Kathy will see patients aged 18 and under. There are no drugs on the property but Dr. Barnard can write prescriptions. THRIFT SHOP HOURS During the week of the Seafood Festival, the Thrift Shop will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Regular days/hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Annie at the Thrift Shop. NEW DIRECTORY! The new Everglades Area Mini-Directory with local phone numb ers and addresses is now available at Right Choice Supermarket, City Hall, and the Thrift Shop. Copies cost $5. You can also order online at www.reach outeverglades.org (click on Books)..

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The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area JANUARY 31, 2014 email: mulletrapper@gmail.com PAGE 4 www.evergladesmulletrapper.com Daily Weekly Monthly Rentals River Wilderness WATERFRONT VILLAS FREE WI-FI SCREEN PORCH CANOES SWIMMING POOL BOAT RAMP DOCK OUTDOOR BBQ 210 Collier Ave. Everglades City, FL 34139 239-695-4499 riverwilderness@localline2.com Triad Seafood Market & Caf 10:30 am – 6:00 pm; daily Full Table Service Stone Crabs Shrimp Conch Crab Cakes Homemade Key Lime Pies Orlo & Pam Hilton (239) 695-2662 “On the River behind the School” O p en 6 am WANT ED CASH REWARD Antique & Used Fishing Tackle Buy & Sell – Reels, Wood Rods, Lures, Fish Mounts, Tackle Boxes, Fly Rods & Reels, Gaffs, Fighting Chairs, Nets, Nautical Items Old Rod & Reel Collector 239.695.4288 mulletmanrech@gmail.com Free Appraisals “Say it with Flowers” Show dates Jan. 31 – March 1 Reception Saturday, Feb 15 Everglades Art Varick Niles Studio 110 Camellia Street Fridays & Saturdays, 11:00-4:00 p.m. www.varickniles.com ( 239 ) 261-9592

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The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area JANUARY 31, 2014 email: mulletrapper@gmail.com PAGE 5 www.evergladesmulletrapper.com SCHOOL NEWS Everglades City School phone: 377-9800 www.evg.collierschools.com TAYLOR’S CORNER On Friday, January 17, Everglades City School had our homecoming game and dance! Our boys played a hard game. Congratulations to Colman Strickland, the homecoming king, and to Kristin McMillin, the homecoming queen. Nice work to everyone in our after school program that earned enough points for attending and will go on a special field trip on January 31. A small group (including my brother) will get to go to an FGCU basketball game and take a tour of the campus. The boys’ district basketball championship will be at home, Wednesday, February 5 at 7:00 p.m. They’ve had a great season so far and hopefully they will go all the way! Please come out and support our Gators! I am so excited for the Seafood Festival! This is my first one all my friends are talking about it; they all say that it’s astounding. I can’t wait to ride all the rides! My dad says that I can play a game where you throw a ping pong ball into a fish bowl. Family night starts on Friday February 7. I will see you there! Taylor Dahlke is 10 years old and in the 4th grade at Everglades City School. She is the reporter for the elementary school. Homecoming King Colman Strickland and Queen Kristin McMillin Day Care Center on Hold The opening of a nursery at Everglades City School is currently on hold. We are seeking an outside provider who has experience with grant writing. This will hopefully allow us to provide this service to our community at a reduced cost. High School Students attend the Forum Club Luncheon The Forum Club of Naples shares its interest in meeting and hearing distinguished speakers with the youth of Collier County each year. The club invites outsta nding students and their school counselor to luncheon programs as its guests. The criterion includes academic excellence and demonstrated community civic responsibility by the chosen students. The luncheon was held at the Naples Beach Hotel on January 10, 2014. Everglades City School is very proud to introduce the four high school students who met the criteria as Kristin McMillin, Christen Steffen, Colman Strick land and Trevor Ann Daniels. They were accompanied by School Counselor Glenna Potter. The students were elated to talk with and learn from the distinguished General Kevin P. Chilton, an officer highly decorated for distinguished service in the United States Air Force. He has been responsible for the plans and operations for all U.S. forces conducting strategic deterrence and Department of Defense space and cyberspace operations (NASA). In remembrance of the Forum Club founder Bill Gentry, the Board of Directors established the William S. Gentry Student Scholarship Award that is presente d each year to one senior from each Collier County high school, in his memory. One of the four students attending the luncheon will be the recipient of the scholarship. Everglades City School is very grateful to the Forum Club for their support of our students over many years. 8th ANNUAL KIDS LOVE FISHING Collier County Junior Deputy League Saturday, February 15 • 8 a.m. – 12 Noon Lake Price at Camp Discovery Collier Blvd. & Rattlesnake Hammock Rd (Next to Swamp Buggy Grounds) A responsible Adult must accompany Kids! EVERYTHING is FREE! •Catch & Release Fishing •Pet an Alligator •Giant Tortoise Rides •Climbing Wall •Bait Provided •Knot Tying •Fire Truck •Fly Rod Casting •Food •Drinks •Spin & Bait Casting Demos •Fly Tying •Cast Net Demos BOYS BASKETBALL VARSITY DISTRICT FINALS AT EVG Monday, Feb. 3, at 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. IMPORTANT DATE Friday, Jan. 31 FGCU trip for Determined City Gators

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The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area JANUARY 31, 2014 email: mulletrapper@gmail.com PAGE 6 www.evergladesmulletrapper.com Tri-County Cooling & Refrigeration, Inc. Sales Service Maintenance CALL ANYTIME 239-253-4860 Licensed CAC 1817126 Driftwood Spa Massage Therapy and Spa Services 239-695-0069 Please come and see us at our new location inside Everglades Isle Motorcoach Retreat, just South of the Bridge coming into Everglades City, across from Jungle Erv's Airboat Tours. Hand made soaps Soy candles Unique Gifts www.driftwoodspa-everglades.com BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER

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The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area JANUARY 31, 2014 email: mulletrapper@gmail.com PAGE 7 www.evergladesmulletrapper.com TAXING THINGS by Mike the Tax Guy The Taxpayer Advocate Service is an independent organization within the IRS and is the taxpayer’s voice at the IRS. TAS employees help taxpayers who are experiencing financial di fficulties, such as not being able to provide necessities like housing, transportation, or food; taxpayers who are seeking help in resolving problems with the IRS; and taxpayers who believe an IRS system or procedure is not working as it should. National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson released her 2013 annual report to Congress, urging the Internal Revenue Service to adopt a comprehensive Taxpayer Bill of Rights – a step she said would increase trust in the agency and, more generally, strengthen its ability to serve taxpayers and collect tax. Ms. Olson also expressed deep concern that the IRS is not adequately funded to serve taxpayers, pointing out that the IRS annually receives more than 100 million telephone calls from taxpayers and that, in fiscal year 2013, the IRS could only answer 61 percent of calls from taxpayers seeking to speak with an IRS customer service repres entative. Olson made clear that the deficiencies in taxpayer service are attributable primaril y to a lack of funding resources. Regardless of cause, she wrote, “it is a sad state of affairs when the government writes tax laws as complex as ours – and then is unable to answer any questions beyond ‘basic’ ones from baffled citizens who are doing their best to comply.” If you believe you are eligible for TAS assistance, they can be reached at (877) 777–4778. On another note; the rules have changed for taxpayers who plan to itemize 2013 medical deductions. Most people may now deduct only the amount of the total unreimbursed allowable medical expenses that exceeds 10% of adjusted gross income. This is an increase from prior years’ 7.5% cutoff. There is a temporary exemption for individuals age 65 and older, and their spouses, who may continue to deduct total medical expenses that exceed 7.5% of their adjusted gross income through 2016. And, just in case it applies, when federally recognized tribes send taxable gaming distributions to their Tribal members, they must report these distributions to the IRS. They must also report to the Tribal members on Form 1099-MISC. Tribal members need to follow specific instructions when reporting these distributions on their 2013 federal tax returns to avoid delay. Read the January edition of the Indian Tribal Governments News to find out more. The IRS office of Indian Tribal Governments encourages including the article in the January edition when sending Tribal members their Form 1099-MISC. Health, Wellness, and Green Living by Shannon Snyder Orzo Super Salad in a Quest for More Veggies! Sometimes it is hard to get your veggies in, but with a dish like this it is fast and easy. This dish is great wa rm, cold, or just at room temperature. You can double or triple this recipe to serve more of a crowd. This recipe also works great with brown or white rice, or a chunky pasta like rigatoni or rotini. Ingredients: 1 cup dried regular or whole wheat orzo pasta 8 10 medium asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch segments 1/2 a medium head of broccoli (or broccolini), cut into small trees a small handful of cilantro (or mint if you prefer), chopped 1 small clove of garlic, mashed with a big pinch of salt and chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil a small handful of sprouts 1/3 cup almonds, toasted 1/2 small cucumber, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 1 medium avocado, sliced into sma ll pieces 1/4 cup feta, crumbled Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Salt generously and boil the orzo per package instructions. (If you are using a different pasta or rice, again, cook to package instructions.) Avoid over boiling, you want your orzo to be cooked through but maintain structure. About 30 seconds before the orzo is finished cooking, stir the asparagus and broccoli into the orzo pot. Cook for the final 30 seconds, drain and run under a bit of cold water, just long enough to stop the cooking. In the meantime, whisk together the garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and more salt (if needed) into the dressing. Set aside. When you are ready to serve the salad, toss the orzo, asparagus, broccoli, and cilantro with about ha lf the dressing. Add more dressing if needed, and toss well. Now add the sprouts, almonds, cucumber, avocado, and feta. Very gently toss a couple of times to distribute those ingredients throughout the salad and serve. If you are not serving right away, wait and add the almonds, cucumber, and avocado. Enjoy! Shannon Snyder lives in Everglades City with her husband Billy, their two sons and their dog Ruby. She is the owner of Driftwood Spa offering massage therapy and spa services. WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT GROUP Success Weight Loss class is being held every Tuesday from 5:00 6:00 p.m. at the Community Church. Christian based support gr oup for wellness. The public is welcome and there is no charge. Contact Kathy Kronk (573) 619-9929 for more information. BOAT LIFT RESTORATION This historic boat lift at the Rod & Gun Club will soon be getting a facelift. The colors have faded since it was first painted in 2006. Although famed colorist Kenneth Noland has passed away, his design will remain the same. The following was written about the dedication on April 13, 2007: BOAT LIFT DEDICATION The Boat Lift on the Barron River at the end of Broadway was transformed last year from a rusty eyesore constructed 50 years ago for charter fishing guides into an outdoor sculpture, thanks to the design of renowned artist Kenneth Noland. ESHP hosted the dedication on April 13, with champagne on the lawn followed by drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the Rod & Gun Restaurant. Olga Hirshhorn, who was instrumental in organizing the project, placed a plaque at the base of the boat lift after cutting the ribbon.

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The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area JANUARY 31, 2014 email: mulletrapper@gmail.com PAGE 8 www.evergladesmulletrapper.com $5.00 off per Couple With this coupon Friends of Collier Seminole State Park Fishing Report by Captain Bill Lindsay Redfish, trout and sheepshead fishing is excellent at this time of year! Hailed as striped bandits or convict fish, sheepshead are excellent eating and can reach weights of over 10 lbs. They spawn in cold water around inshore and offshore struct ures, such as pilings, wrecks and oyster bars. They like to f eed on crustaceans and mollusks. Most people use shrimp or fiddler crabs fished on the bottom. Keep the slack out of your lin e so you can feel the bite. Redfishing has been better than usual during the month of January. Hopefully, this trend will go on for the month of February. As usual, trout can be caught in deep holes in the backcountry where you find some current. This is not to say the snook fishing is not good on some days. Many anglers report catching large snook in the backcountry using plugs and flies. Capt. Bill Lindsay lives in Chokoloskee and has been fishing in the Everglades National Park for over 35 years. In 1992 he was Master Angler of the MET Tournament. Captain Bill’s telephone number is (239) 695-0314. Collier Seminole State Park Canoe Trips Every Mon Tues Wed Fri Sat, 9:30 a.m. one trip a day $30 per person ages 6 yrs & and up Full Moon Trips: February 12 & 13 : 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. March 13 & 14 : 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. $35 per person ages 12 years & up Reservations: 239-394-3397, Entrance Fees Not Included Friends of the Florida Panther Refuge Annual Meeting (Membership not required) February 6 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. The Conservancy of SW Florida – Eaton Conservation Hall Featured Presenter: Refuge Wildlife Biologist, Larry Richardson Admission Fee of $10 is requested to reserve your place Email: info@floridapanther.org CLYDE BUTCHER BIG CYPRESS GALLERY February 15 & 16 Clyde will be giving one lecture each day at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Big Cypress National Preserve. Proceeds will go to support the education department of the Preserve. Seating is very limited. After the lecture he will be in the Gallery for a meet and greet from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and the staff will be leading swamp walks from 9:00 a.m. – 2: 00 p.m. each day. Call 695-2428 for information or visit www.clydebutcher.com. Living Gulf Coast by Charles Sobczak ( The Living Gulf Coast is available at the Big Cypress Swamp Visitor Center) Pompano ( Trachinotus carolinus) Other names: cobblerfish, common pompano, Florida pompano / Status: FL=stable, IUCN=NE / Life span: to 4 years / Length: 14-25 in. (35-64 cm) / Weight: 1-3 lb (.45-1.36 kg); Florida state record: 8 lb 4 oz, IGFA: n/a / Spawns: in offshore waters/ Found: Gulf of Mexi co, mostly along the beaches. A popular game fish and gourmet dinner fare, the pompano is a much sought-after member of the jack family. The pompano feeds almost exclusively on cr ustaceans and shrimp. This diet helps give it a unique, almost nut-like flavor, making it the highest-priced marine food fish in the U.S. A tough fighter, the pompano is a wary feeder and can be difficult to catch. The pompano is one of the smaller members of the Carangidae, or jack, family of fish. Worldwide there are 67 species of Carangidae, 23 of whic h are represented in U.S. coastal waters. They range in size from the greater amberjack, weighing in at more than 100 pounds, to the Atlantic leatherjacket, a minnow-sized jack sometimes acci dentally taken in cast nets locally. Other familiar jacks include the look-down, African pompano, almaco jack, permit, scad, and rainbow runner. Catching pompano is an art. Light tackle and no more than 20lb fluorocarbon leader is a must, along with small hooks (#1-#3 or smaller) and fresh shrimp. Jigging with a quarter-ounce yellow buck-tail jig in 6 to 15 feet of clear water will produce results, as will free-lining shrimp with little or no weight at the turn of the outgoing tide. Unlike some families of fish, such as snapper (Lutjanidae), jacks vary dramatically in food quality. Some are considered virtually inedible while others are a renowned delicacy. As anyone who has eaten one will tell you, pompano falls under the latter category. Pompano cooked (s teamed) in paper is a popular recipe. If there is one fish you should try dining in southwest Florida, pompano is that fish. Charles Sobczak lives and writes on Sanibel Island. To find out more about the author and his books, visit www.indigopress.net SHERIFF’S REPORT On January 14 a 28-year-old male from Chokoloskee was arrested and charged by the Collier County Sheriff’s Office for the sale and possession of hero in. Please remember to report any suspicious activ ity immediately to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 252-9300 or in an emergency by dialing 911. VA Benefits’ Information / Support Group Veterans in the Greater Evergl ades City Area: the VA has not forgotten you. We are in Everglades City every 2 weeks to answer questions regarding VA benefits, service connected disability claims, providing assistance with getting a copy of your DD214, help with using “ MyHealthyV et” We also offer a friendly Veteran support group for any interested Veteran in the area. The next VA information meeting and support group is Friday, February 14 at 10:00 a.m., in the fellowship hall of Everglades Community Church. For more information, please call Tina at the Naples’ Vet Center at (239) 403-2377.

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The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area JANUARY 31, 2014 email: mulletrapper@gmail.com PAGE 9 www.evergladesmulletrapper.com Florida Tales Bone Bonaparte Mizell .... (Part 2 continued from 12-20-2013) by Chester Keene Bone Mizell was quite a character. He drank heavy, partied heavy and liked to play cards. Poker was one of the games he was good at when sober, and he would win most of the time. One night he and some of my distant kinfolks, I was told, were playing poker for money. I won't name them to protect the guilty. The Sheriff got wind of the poker game; someone had turned them in and the sheriff rode out to investigate. He got there and was watching through a window at all the colored poker chips that were on the table along with some cash. He watched a few hands being played before making an entrance. He advised they were under arrest and started to gather up the money and chips. Not to leave empty handed, Bone had been putting the chip s in his pocket while playing. The next day in Court the Judge fined them each for gambling and they paid their fine. Well, Old Bone was the last to pay his fine and pulled out the poker chips and placed them on the table where the sheriff was sitting. He counted out the amount of the fine with different color chips, each with a certain cash value. The sheriff said "you can't pay with those chips; they are not money". Bone said "last night you said they were when you arrested me" and walked out of the court room with a smile on his and the Judge’s face. A local person here in Naples is kin to Morgan Bonaparte Mizell and that is Capt. John Morgan. He is shown (right) holding a portrait painted by Fredrick Remington of Bone that once hung in the lobby of the old Star Theatre in Arcadia, Fl. It was found in the str eet after Hurricane Donna destroyed it and given to him. Chester Keene is a retired law enforcement officer and Florida native. He retains the copyright to this article. MUSEUM of the Everglades Pauline Reeves Gallery February Artist For the month of February Stephen R. Shelley will be exhibiting his photographs in the Pauline Reeves Gallery. Shelley is a Fine Art Landscape photographer with a true passion for the Everglades. Shelley’s Exhibit “Favorite Times in the Glades” opens February 4. Stephen Shelley’s stunning photography highlights not only the majesty of the Glades but also his pass ion. He is a self-confessed outdoorsman and ardent supporter of the Everglades which is displayed in all his work. Shelley convincingly highlights his experiences, knowledge and enthusiasm through his photography. Please join us and come “Meet the Artist” from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, during the Seafood Festival. Visit www.stephe nshelleyphotography.com for more info. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival – February 18-22 Tuesday, Feb. 18: Opening Luncheon: Rick Hirsch, Managing Editor of the Miami Herald, will present “ Marjory and the Miami Herald,” followed by a re-enactment of Marjory Stoneman Douglas portrayed by actress Janina Birtola and a brief talk by Photographer Alan Maltz, “Journey through Paradise.” (Cost $25 non-members; $20 Friends of the Museum of the Everglades members) Wednesday, Feb. 19: Everglades Educational Day: Deep Lake Guided Walk with Lisa Andrews, Big Cypress National Preserve; Talks by Fakahatchee Strand Park Manager Renee Rau, Park Biologist Mike Owen, Fruit and Spice Park Manager Chris Rollins, Author Maureen Sullivan-Hartung, and Collier County Paradise Coast’s JoNell Modys Thursday, Feb. 20: Advent ures in the Everglades: Tram Tour or Fern Walk, Gladesmen Heritage Presentation with Ja ck Shealy, Eco-Heritage Swamp Walk; Talks by Everglades National Park Manager Susan Reese, Big Cypress Ranger Nicolette Riggins, Robert Fuchs of RF Orchids in Homestead and Everglades FWC Region Biologist Dennis Giardina and Everglades Animal Presentation with Otter John Friday, Feb. 21: Seminoles in the Everglades: Historical Guided Canoe Tour; Seminole At-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Presentations by Mr Willie Johns, historian and outreach specialist, Mr. Vandall Samuels, outreach specialist, and by Ch ris Kimball, researcher of Seminole history and culture Saturday, Feb. 22: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Art-in-the-Glades Day: Talks by Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance Director Tricia Rose, Collier County Extension Services Director Bryan Fluech and Big Cypress National Preserve Ranger Rader Lane. A Mini MSD Art Festival will be outside the Museum throughou t the day, filled with live music, food and arts and crafts booths. For more information, including reservations, call (239) 695-0008. Off th e Shelf Book Review "What Happened to Ochopee" by Jeff Whichello reviewed by Marya Repko Imagine being forced to sell your home and business when you're so happy there. That's what happened in Ochopee after the Big Cypress National Preserve was established in 1974. Jeff Whichello grew up in his family's Golden Lion Motor Inn where he learned to live with snakes, gators, and mosquitoes. He describes how the rural community soon experienced the determination of the National Park Service to keep land for wildlife and plants; people were only welcome when they visited for a few hours. Many historic buildings were obliterated, except for the Golden Lion wh ich became the Preserve's headquarters. There is also a detailed chapter about the formation of the Preserve after the threat of the Jetport near the Dade-Collier border. Whichello writes poignantly about his childhood and neighbors: Ma Watson's General Store, Forrest Harmon, Jeanie & Ken Weimer the Wooten’s, the Shealy’s, and his own family. He recalls the close community spirit, the fun they had in th at remote area, and describes those businesses still active in Ochopee. The book is available from the author at www.JFLU.org or you can buy a copy at the Seafood Festival where he will have a booth. Before that, on Friday, February 7 he will be signing books at Shealy's from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

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The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area JANUARY 31, 2014 email: mulletrapper@gmail.com PAGE 10 www.evergladesmulletrapper.com BELLE STARR – WAS IT EDGAR A. WATSON? by Charles Raney (Final continued from January 17 issue of The Mullet Rapper ) This author is convinced that the one man with the strongest motive, opportunity, and affinity to commit this murder of Belle Starr was Edgar A. Watson…Let us review Edgar Watson further. 1886. Edgar Watson had to leave Florida for attacking a lady and for killing a man. He made it to Franklin County, Arkansas, in the spring of 1888. Spent pa rt of the time there planting and raising a crop. 1888. Watson moved to Fort Smith and crossed the Arkansas River into Indian Territory in the autumn. He leased some land from Belle Starr adjoining her homestead property. Belle took pride in her fiery representation and was often obnoxious whether the situation called for it or not. Edgar Watson said Belle was the most shameless liar and nosey show -off he ever came across, bar none. Belle’s reputation as Queen of the Outlaws was born from her own lies. Mandy, Edgar’s wife, thought Belle had more good in her than others thought and needed a woman to confide in. Mandy let it slip to Belle that her husband ha d been unjustly accused of murder in Florida and was obliged to flee. Edgar thought that his stature was enhanced in the eyes of Belle when she learned that he might be a dangerous man, especially since Belle was a widow of two killers and living with a third. Edgar always made Belle furi ous, however, because he just ignored her outspoken attacks on him at times. In fact, Belle supposedly tore up Edgar Wats on’s lease and would not accept his payment for leasing the land another year. Belle no longer wanted to associate in any way with someone wanted by the law that could bring the law to her home. She had changed for the better. On the day of the murder, Watson was at the home of Mr. Hoyt as Belle made her way back home. Belle stopped over for a brief rest at the Hoyts and there encountered Watson who was there. Immediately an argume nt resumed between Belle and Watson. During the quarrel Watson made a remark how often the law seemed to be at Belle’s ranch. Belle responded by saying that perhaps the authorities in Florida would be interested in knowing where Watson was. Belle mounted her horse and headed back to Younger’s Bend. It was not too long after her departure that the fatal shots rang out. Supposedly, the tracks at the muddy scene were made by a small foot. Watson had small feet. Supposedly, the tracks leaving the scene were followed and led to within 100 yards or so of Watson’s home. When a person develops a reputation for using deadly force to take care of himself, it can become too attractive a problem -solver. Edgar Watson had carried this reputation with him to the Indian Territory. His actions after returning to Florida reflect someone with a violent temper and someone that may be willing to do whatever was necessary to resolve both internal and external conflicts. Did Edgar Watson murder Belle Starr? His family said no. This writer firmly believes he did. In Watson’s case, time will NOT tell as too much time and too few validated facts of the event 125 years ago are known. Was Watson capable of killing Belle? For sure! Even so, one of the great western mysteries will never be solved. My research and understanding is that Watson was guilty. There are many others who probably think differently. I am just not one of them. Watson was killed in 1910, but that is a whole different story. From Savannah’s Eyes It’s already the end of Ja nuary, and this year is flying by so fast! It seems like yesterday it was New Year’s Day. The Seafood Festival is coming up soon, and I can’t wait to see all the festivities and listen to Parmalee sing (but, of course, the real reason is because I get to wear my cowboy boots all we ekend long, Yee-Haw)! Plus, I really like to hang out w ith my friends and eat the great seafood that they have every year. As you all know, I was on Homecoming court this year and I was so honored to be one of the representatives for the junior class. Sitting up on stage, waiting for the curtain to be pulled as the girls with their elegant dresses talked among themselves while the boys huddled together laughing and joking. I looked down at my dress; plum purple as it was, with mirrored gems running down the sides forming a shape to the dress. I kicked out my leg and saw the little slits of tulle, also filled with the mirrored gems gleam as the light hit them. Finally, it was time. The curtains began to sweep open ever so slowly. The crowd started to cheer; the boys quickly rushed to their partners for the walk. Name after name was called and finally it was my turn. My escort, Dalton Patt, walked up to his spot on top of the stairs with a single rose to give. I hear the muffled voice of our teacher Mr. Major call “Savannah Oglesby.” I stand and g lide towards my escort as we slowly walk down the stairs and to the arch. Lights flashed everywhere in sight, and screaming rang throughout the gym. This is my moment, I thought to myself. Smiling ear to ear, I gracefully walked to my spot on the court to wait for the rest to be called. After they were all called, it was time to announce the Prin ce, Princess, King, and Queen. My escort had won prince so he left me to walk with the princess. Then it was time to announce the King and Queen. “Your Homecoming King is… Colm an Strickland!” The crowd goes wild; I look over and see his family and friends jumping up and down on the bleachers, screaming for joy. “And finally… your Homecoming Queen for 2014 is… Kristin McMillin!” The people go crazy, screaming and yelling as she walks down to the returning queen to receive her new crown. They walk up and down the court, smiles gleaming and faces bright as the music plays. Finally, it was my time to walk up but my escort left me. I look over and see Kristin’s escort Jacob Daffin standing alone. He looks at me, walks over, and escort s me back up the stairs. When we arrive back on stage, I qui ckly embrace each winner, as I was so proud my friends won. Then, of course, it was time to get switched out of my dress into my cheerleading uniform. That was a struggle, but I managed to get the top over my big, curly hair. It finally reached halftime of the varsity boys game; time for the cheerleaders to shine! We went ou t there and rocked our routine. After the game the Homecoming dance occurred in the Cafeteria, and I will say it was so much fun. I danced my pants off (only I didn’t wear pants, I wore a dress, haha). The decorations and DJ and basically everything was perfect, I loved it! All in all, I had the time of my life that night, a nd I can’t wait to see what happens next Homecoming! Excited for the Seafood Festival! Love, Savannah Savannah Oglesby is a student in the 11th grade at Everglades City School and a regular contributor to this paper.

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The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area JANUARY 31, 2014 email: mulletrapper@gmail.com PAGE 11 www.evergladesmulletrapper.com LIVEABOARD BOAT SLIPS – NAPLES Slip Sales Starting at $39,000 Slip Rental starts at $400/mo Contact: (239) 289 3143 or ( 239 ) 389 0367 RESTAURANTS Camellia Street Grill (695-2003): 12 noon – 9:00 pm; daily City Seafood (695-4700): 6:00 am – 6:00 pm; Mon thru Wed 6:00 am – 10 pm: Thurs thru Sun Super Bowl Sunday – 4 pm Everglades Seafood Depot (695-0075): 10:30 am 9:00 pm; daily Glades Haven Deli (695-2091): 6:00 am – 9:00 pm; daily Havana Caf (695-2214): 7:00 am to 3:00 pm; Sun thru Thurs 7:00 am to 8:00 pm; Fri-Sat Island Caf (695-0003): 6:00 am – 9:00 pm; daily Ivey House (695-3299): 6:30 – 9:30 am; daily Continental breakfast, box lunches Joanie’s Blue Crab Caf (695-2682): 11:00 am – 5:00 pm; Wed thru Mon Oyster House Restaurant (695-2073): 11:00 am – 9 pm; Sun thru Thurs 11:00 am – 10:00 pm; Fri, Sat Rod & Gun (695-2101): 11:30 am 9:00 pm; daily Subway at Gator Express (695-3937): 7:00 am – 7:00 pm; daily Sweet Mayberry’s Caf (695-0092): 8:00 am – 10:00 pm; daily; Wifi Triad Seafood (695-2662): 10:30 am – 6 pm; daily Right Choice Supermarket (695-4535): 9:00 am – 7:00 pm; daily Grimm’s Stone Crab (695-3222): 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, Mon-Sat Loco’s Fresh Produce (239-462-7050): ECity Post Office parking lot 7 am – 4 pm; Thurs, Fri, Sat SUNDAY CHURC H SERVICES Chokoloskee Church of God 10 am Sunday School, 11 am Sunday Worship Copeland Baptist Church 10 am School, 11 am Sunday Worship Everglades Community Church 9:45 am Adult Sun. School, 11 am Sunday Worship Everglades First Baptist Church 9:45 am School, 11 am Sunday Worship Holy Family Catholic Church 10:30 am Mass Bulldozer shown above at a wayside park along Tamiami Trail as work progresses to widen US41 east of SR951 (Collier Blvd). Florida Digital Newspaper Link To find The Mullet Rapper on t he Florida Digital Newspaper Library which provides access to the news and history of Florida, go directly to the following link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00019229. For other Florida newspapers, go to their Home page: http://ufdc.ufl.edu. TIDES FOR BARRON RIVER Lat: 25.87N Long: 81.37W http://TIDESANDCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV 01/31 Fri 02:02am 3.2 H 01/31 Fri 09:58am -0.6 L 01/31 Fri 03:21pm 2.5 H 01/31 Fri 10:06pm 0.2 L 02/01 Sat 02:52am 3.1 H 02/01 Sat 10:41am -0.5 L 02/01 Sat 03:58pm 2.5 H 02/01 Sat 10:54pm 0.1 L 02/02 Sun 03:44am 2.9 H 02/02 Sun 11:23am -0.3 L 02/02 Sun 04:37pm 2.6 H 02/02 Sun 11:44pm 0.0 L 02/03 Mon 04:40am 2.6 H 02/03 Mon 12:05pm -0.1 L 02/03 Mon 05:18pm 2.6 H 02/04 Tue 12:38am 0.0 L 02/04 Tue 05:42am 2.2 H 02/04 Tue 12:48pm 0.1 L 02/04 Tue 06:01pm 2.6 H 02/05 Wed 01:38am 0.0 L 02/05 Wed 06:48am 1.9 H 02/05 Wed 01:35pm 0.4 L 02/05 Wed 06:50pm 2.5 H 02/06 Thu 02:45am 0.1 L 02/06 Thu 08:03am 1.7 H 02/06 Thu 02:33pm 0.6 L 02/06 Thu 07:44pm 2.4 H 02/07 Fri 03:58am 0.1 L 02/07 Fri 09:41am 1.5 H 02/07 Fri 03:46pm 0.7 L 02/07 Fri 08:48pm 2.4 H 02/08 Sat 05:07am 0.0 L 02/08 Sat 12:51pm 1.6 H 02/08 Sat 05:01pm 0.8 L 02/08 Sat 09:56pm 2.3 H 02/09 Sun 06:07am 0.0 L 02/09 Sun 01:32pm 1.8 H 02/09 Sun 06:06pm 0.8 L 02/09 Sun 10:59pm 2.4 H 02/10 Mon 06:58am -0.1 L 02/10 Mon 01:47pm 1.8 H 02/10 Mon 07:00pm 0.7 L 02/10 Mon 11:50pm 2.5 H 02/11 Tue 07:42am -0.2 L 02/11 Tue 01:40pm 1.9 H 02/11 Tue 07:45pm 0.6 L 02/12 Wed 12:33am 2.6 H 02/12 Wed 08:21am -0.2 L 02/12 Wed 01:53pm 2.0 H 02/12 Wed 08:25pm 0.5 L 02/13 Thu 01:11am 2.6 H 02/13 Thu 08:57am -0.2 L 02/13 Thu 02:15pm 2.1 H 02/13 Thu 09:00pm 0.4 L NOW SERVING EVERGLADES CITY S.W. FLA’s Pest Authority since 1990 CALL 239-455-4300 SPIDERS 6-Month Guarantee CollierPestControl.com 3899 Mannix Dr #412 NOTE TO READERS: Captain Becky Campbell is guiding out of City Seafood docks. She can be reached at 695-2029.

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The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area JANUARY 31, 2014 email: mulletrapper@gmail.com PAGE 12 www.evergladesmulletrapper.com The MULLET RAPPER What’s Happening in the Everglades City Area PUBLISHER Patricia A. Huff, Snook Publications P O Box 617, Everglades City, FL, 34139 (239) 695-2397, mulletrapper@gmail.com EDITORS Patty Huff & Marya Repko CONTRIBUTORS to this Issue Helen Bryan, Taylor Dahlke, Chester Keene, Mike Klein, Bill Lindsay, Elaine Middelstaedt, Savannah Oglesby, Chuck Raney, Charles Sboczak, Shannon Snyder PRODUCTION layout: Marya Repko, printing: Hinson Studios PUBLISHER’S STATEMENT We aim to provide local news of interest to the extended community of Everglades City, Chokoloskee, Plantation Island, Lee Cypress, Copeland, Jerome, and Ochopee. We strive to present the facts accurately with no political bias or personal opinion. The views expressed in signed articles are not necessarily those of the editors or publisher. SUBSCRIPTION RATES 25¢ per issue or $40 per year by US Post 2014, Snook Publications. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without prior permission. www.evergladesmulletrapper.com SNOOK CLASSIFIEDS -----------------------------------------------------------FOR SALE : 1995 Suzuki 25 hp, long shaft, tiller, runs great. $500. Call (239) 695-2791. -----------------------------------------------------FOR SALE : Property in Copeland, site of old Bula Church. Call 695-3298 for more information. ---------------------------------------------------FOR SALE Manufactured Home, 3/2 on waterfront in Plantation Island: walkway / mooring to water. Pr ice $114,500. Call Pat (239) 352-7328. -----------------------------------------------------WANTED: All Motor Homes, 5th wheels and travel trailers. Any condition. Cash paid on the spot. Call Paul at (941) 347-7171. -----------------------------------------------FOR RENT: 10 x 10 Storage units at 103 S. Storter, $60 a month. Call Deb at 695-9267. ----------------------------------------------------FOR SALE OR RENT TO OWN: House & Barn on 1.02 Acres in Fakahatchee Strand State Park, $139,000 purchase or $1200 monthly Rent to Own. Call Don at 321-439-7635. See more info & pictures at www.DonsHouse.com. ------------------------------------------------FOR SALE Last of the old Chokoloskee Cruisers ALBATROSS II For details: (239) 455-1567 or captfrankadams@aol.com JOBS & SERVICES -----------------------------------------------Music Lessons and Tutoring for students: violin, piano, voice, history, English, writing, science, 5th grade subjects, 3rd grade subjects and "much more" Call Danielle Swis her at 280-8971 or email dmswishe r85@gmail.com. Year–Round Jobs: Camp Staff in nearby Ochopee. Drug/Background screens/H.S. or GED required. Send re sumes to bigcypressbm@amikids.org or call 695-1001 for info. -----------------------------------------------Notary Public Services Denise Johnson, By Appointment 308 Storter Ave South Everglades City, 239-465-1580 -----------------------------------------------Job Wanted: Pressure cleaning homes, boats, RV, store fronts, etc. Call Justin at 695-5930. -------------------------------------------------WANTED : Automotive Window Tinter Certain Requirements Apply. Call 695-3667. -------------------------------------------------WANTED : Full time seasonal sales assistant. Everglades Association. Call Jim (305) 247-1216. Horse Rescue South Florida Rehabilitation and Retraining of OffThe-Track Thoroughbreds For more information visit Tbredrescue@gmail.com ( 239 ) 963-7296 Everglades Area Hot Lines Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 313-530-3395 AlAnon 239-263-5907 Narcotics Anonymous (NA) 239-776-1525 12-Step Meeting Schedules are available in City Hall and Chokoloskee Post Offic e ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS date _______________________ Please make check payable to “Snook Publications” and send to Snook Publications, P O Box 617, Everglades City, FL, 34139 ___ The MULLET RAPPER by post ($40) ___ The MULLET RAPPER by email ($10) NAME ___________________________________________ EMAIL _______________________________________________ STREET / P.O.BOX: ALTERNATE ADDRESS _________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ CITY ____________________________________________ CITY _________________________________________________ STATE ________ ZIP ____________________________ STATE _________ ZIP _________________________________ MONTHS AT ALTERNATE ADDRESS __JAN __FEB __MAR __APR __MAY __JUN __JUL __AUG __SEP __OCT __NOV __DEC 1/17/14 PET PICS Mr. Fuego and little Mister Augustus Pierre taking a break during their weekly Frisbee/tennis ball match. Send us y our Pet Pics b y p ost or email. See the Rapper in full color! Visit our website.