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At A Glance
Hendry looks to D.C. for aid
Come to men's
health fair June 1
What's your blood pres-,
sure? Have you had it
checked? Is it normal or high?
What is a normal blood pres-
sure? What's your body fat
density? What is the percent-
age of fat versus muscle in
your body? Have you had a
PSA test for prostate cancer?
How about your cholesterol?
What is a good cholesterol
Do you need some tips on
being a good father, heart dis-
ease and stroke, diabetes and
pre-diabetes, HIV prevention
or just taking care of yourself?
Some information on what to
do and know after a hurricane
These questions and more
can be answered for you at
the Second Annual Men's
Health Fair at the Hendry
County Health Department on
June 1 from 4-7 p.m. Local
health professionals will help
you celebrate National Men's
Health Week by offering free
screenings and lots of health
This is an easy. way to take
advantage of the opportunity
to receive good information at
no cost. What \ou don't kno(:
can hurt you. Be a take charge
'u\ and bring :our friends and
loin us in learning how to take
care of you. Please plan to join
in the celebration of Men's
Health Week. For more infor-
mation call 674-40-11 Ext 127
(Mary Ruth Prouty).
Rep. Grimsley sets
local office hours
Denise Grimsley Legislative
Aide Marty Mielke,will hold
office hours Tuesday, May 30,
at the Hendry County Court-
house Room 130 from 9 a.m.
to noon and 1:30-3 p.m. Any-
one needing assistance with a
state problem can either visit
at this time or may call (866)
888-6516 for immediate assis-
SDid you sustain
If you've been temporarily
displaced from your home-
steaded property due to storm
damage or other serious
calamity, please notify the
Property Appraiser's Office, so
they will not remove your
exemptions if your renewal
mailing is returned. Also, if
you purchased and moved
into a home intended as your
permanent residence before
January 1, 2006, but were dis-
placed as of January 1 due to
,severe storm damage, you are
still eligible to file for a new
homestead exemption on
Additionally, if you believe
your property was so signifi-
cantly damaged as to drop the
value as of January 1,.please
call them at '675-5270 to
inquire about having your
property reinspected. Please;-' .
act promptly; any delays may i
jeopardize your opportunity
Classifieds ..... .12-19
Editorial ............ .4
Speak Out ...........4
Social News ......... .5
Sports ............. 7
See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.
Community Links. Individual Voices.
III 161 101 1 11
8 16510 00019
By Patty Brant and
Faced with unprecedented
growth and all the issues that sur-
round it, Hendr\ County officials
are looking for all the help they
Washington. D C, is a long
way away from this south central
Florida community, but locals
have caught US Congressman
Mark Foley's ear.
Lake Okeechobee's problems'
seem to be multiplying. For
months West Coast residents
have been accusing water releas-
es from the lake of damaging the
estuaries along the Gulf Coast,
even threatening legal action to
stop the releases and suggesting
flooding areas around.the lake as
Now, concerns that the Her-
bert Hoo\ei Dike could fail,'
resulting in devastation for sur-
rounding, corfmmunities, haie
been added to the overall issues
Corps of Engineer models slho
that approximately 25 percent of level through more frequent
Hendry Cournty's structures are releases. He said capping the
located within a 21-foot reach lake level at 11 feet all year round
flood model about 90 percent would make sense. The lake has
of Clewiston's structures. previously been held at the 15-16'
At a quick stop in LaBelle May level, he said. With the rainy sea-
15, Congressman Foley heard son only a few weeks away, he
some of-these'local concerns, added the process needs to begin'
omecer oon. It takes ten ds for the
Hendry County Commission lake level to diop -2 inches.
Chairman Darrell Harris asked
the congressman to run interfer-
ence for the area on several
issues number one being keep-
ing the lake waters at a lower
Memorial Day: Renieml)bering our heroes
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The three Eagle Squadrons RAF 71, 121 and 133 transfer to US service 334, 335, 336
Squadrons in Debden, England.
A study in American heroism
SMost of us now reaching what
is known as "middle age" grew
up with World War II veterans as -
our heroes. Maybe we didn't real-
ize for a long time that they were so
our'heroes they were, after all,
very close to us. They were our
fathers, our uncles, our teachers,
the mailman just ordinary folks
who carried the burden for us
while we were children. Like all
young people we were some-
times cute; sometimes insuffer-
able, sometimes downright rebel-
lious, but they never wavered in "
showing us how to be adults.
Generations after the category
known as Baby Boomers (born in
the years following WWII when
men and women were making
up for four years'of lost time) are
further rem ovedQand / therefore
have a different, less personal
connection with them. Those
men and women who saw this
country, and the world, through
Through the ringer. Maj. Henry L. "Hank" Mills after
See Memorial Page 2 returning from a mission.
SBy Patty Brant '
S'; WVhat is a new chance at life
W vorth? And who deserves one?
; ',People who. are fortunate
eflough to receive organ trans-
plants know these questions,
although they may not be able to
Answer them. People like Rudy
Now 60 years old, Rudy can be
found this time of year doing
what he loves best coaching the
Little League Marlins at Davis-
Pratt Field. A trim 125 pounds, he
looks healthy and vital, watching
his boys play and offering them
the advice he's been lovingly dis-
pensing for many years. He looks
pretty much the same, but inside
he's a changed man in several
You see, Rudy received a dou-
ble lung transplant in August of
2002 a gift he tries every day to
be worthy of.
"Pulse" releases would also
push less polluting nutiients -
much of w which filters do\ n fror
North Florida and the Orlando
area to the estuary. These nutri-
ents accumulate in the lake and
are flushed out through releases
down the Caloosahatchee River,
\whiich has been named the num-
bei 7 on Ihe top ten most endan-
gered ri\ eis in the country.
The congiessman assured
officials that the kcnig tlem plans
for the lake are "piett good,"
although he declined to elabo-
rate. He said the Corps of Engi-
SeeFoley -Page 2
By Patty Brant
With those words, Col.
Robert Carpenter, Ai ri\ Corps of
Engineers Jackson ille District
Commander, did his best to
assuage people's fears concern-
ing anr potential cr:rnpromilslng
of the Herbert Hoover Dike. He
spoke at the c:unty commission
we're e here to tell you the
facts," Col. Carpenter said. Col.
Carpenter said the dike is safe up
to a level of 21 foot. The highest
it's ever been is 18.8 feet. Current-
it is 12.8 feet.
The ongoing $O0 million ren-
ovation project w ill take some 20
Nears to complete; five years if the
Money is made available. After
the reno\'ation, the dike \ill \wth-
stand a 26 foot lake level, he stat-
ed, and a new water release
schedule through the Caloosa-
hatchee River is to be in effect
next January and will also help
by keeping the water level lower.
At this time, the dike could
Sithstand a direct onslaught by a
massive hurricane, he said.
There is no comparison with
what happened in NewO Orleans
during Hurricane Katrina. That
dike was only 7 fooit tall. 20 foot
thick, and the sui rounding area is
below sea level The Herbert
Hoover dkie is -0 tall, 250 ifo,:t
thick and the surrounding area
18 foot abo\t sea le el It stretch-
es 143 rniles arou nd the lake. The
dike is also maintained 24 hours
a da\, 7 days week, he noted.
SHe said if piessuie inside
forced water over the top of the
dike, tdie sui rounding area would
be inundated and watei would'
fan out to the canals. In Ihe
unlikely event an evacualion
would be necessary, he said
therei :uld be several da\s noti-
fication kVhen residents should
evacuate.' Col. Carpenter said it
.would be a local decision, but
that it would be if the lake
reached the 21-foot level. He said
the \ easiest side of dike is at Port
Myaca; followed by Clewiston,
then Moore Haven.
take final walk
2006 LHS Graduation day.
By Kristin Hr ,H' .. Sen ir President Raymond
Marroquin introduced the
Two hundred anditvio schooll Board and Faculty Mem-
Two hundred'and iitv- t'o e uls
graduating seniors E atr leid on
the LHS football field to bte hor Salutat:, ian Ryan Parrish
ored May 20 as the sun shone was up next. His speech was
brightly. It was a beautiful hot short and sweet, saying this was
day with a large, noisy crowd. the tfilst l irn:l h has been up
The LHS band played while the earl; i:,n Siatu dad without get-
seniors walked out onto the:'ing paid He said that they
football field. Mallory would d all reminisce on their
Williamson was the first stu- .own time since they would all
dent to speak starting with a have different memories. He
prayer thanking friends and mentioned that they were a
family, teachers and God for
helping them make it to this See Grads -Page 2
He had trouble breathing for a
good three years before he was
diagnosed with lung disease. In
1995 it began to bother him at
work; he'd been running heavy
equipment at Duda's farm for 35
years. He began missing work
and getting weaker. One night his
wife, Carmelh, took him to the
emergency room, but the doctor
never mentioned a lung problem
- he was simply diagnosed with
When Rudy and Carmela
finally went to a specialist in Fort
Myers, they were told it was too
late for a transplant. Unwilling to
accept that answer, Carmela got a
second opinion. This doctor
advised them to stop all the med-
ications Rudy was taking because
he said they weren't doing any
good and they got him to Shands
Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
See Lung Page 7 Rudy Grimaldo with some of his beloved Marlins.
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2 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, May 25, 2006
Conthied S e
neers and SouW Florida Water
Management District still have to
sort out who controls the lake
waters. He assured-local officials,
however, that a solution is under
way and that the levy is undergo-
ing daily inspections.
They also discussed the ability
of deploying services and equip-
ment in the eveht of a' emer-
Congressman Foley said he
has talked to Senators Nelson and
Martinez, who will support a bid
for more federal money for Ever-
glades Restoration. They also dis-
cussed competition from Califor-
nia in the citrus industry;
additional funding for small coun-
ty health departments and mental
,aloosa Delle/r'risan nunier
From left: County Engineer Shane Parker, Superintendent of
Schools Tom Conner, Director of Public Safety and Mayor of
LaBelle Rangy Bengston, LaBelle City Commissioner Hilda
Zimmerly, Congressman Mark Foley and County Commis-
sion Chairman Darrell Harris.
Although the congressman
said he could not help with
money for a badly needed new
jail, he did point out that after
Hurricane Wilma he, got funding
for the Hendry County Sheriff's
Office communications system:
Additional subjects included
federal money for local road and
bridge projects, particularly the
completion of four-laning SR 80, a
main hurricane evacuation route.
Commissioner Harris pointed
out that SR 29, also an evacuation
route, is packed. The LaBelle
Bridge is an issue of itself. It will
take two years just for a study and
seven years to build a new one.
Meanwhile, there are still times
when you can't get across it -
either because of traffic back up
or a malfunction:.
Hendry County Director of
Public Safety Randy Bengston
pointed out how that affects
emergency vehicles. If the
LaBelle Bridge is inoperable,
emergency vehicles must go all
the way to CR 31 in Lee County or
to Moore Haven, since they.are
too heavy for the Fort Denaud or
Those bridge problems will
only be .exacerbated as both,
western Hendry and western
Glades counties experience
Other topics included afford-
able housing, pandemic precau-
Homeland Security inequities,
strings attached to No Child Left
Behind funding; services for for-
eign language speakers in local
school. According to Superinten-
dent of Schools Tom Conner,
LaBelle area schools are now
about 60 percent Hispanic;
Clewiston area schools about 40
It was also pointed out that
Gov. Bush promised some $1.3
million for a much-needed
Emergency Operations Center
for Hendry County when he visit-
ed the makeshift EOC at the
sheriff's office in LaBelle after
Hurricane Wilma, which has not
appeared in the Legislative budg-
Continued From Page 1
the biggest crises of the 20th Cen-
tury (including the Great Depres-
sion) are growing fewer and
fewer. It's a group made up of
heroes, great and small. In that
Henry L. Mills was a standout.
Memorial Day is a. fitting time to
recall men like Maj. Mills, and all
those who, throughout the years,
have simply yet nobly "done their
duty" to this country.
He was born in New York City
in 1915, but for the last 15 years of
his life he called LaBelle home.
He was the product of a privileged
background, having been reared
in his grandmother's Georgian
house on a Connecticut hillside
with grounds leading to the Long
Island Sound "under the tutelage
of governesses with all the trap-.
pings of wealth," according to his
daughter, Shelley., -
He attended military schools
and graduated from Dartmouth
Continued From Page 1
class which changed the dress
code that banned backless shoes.
He said that the years of sitting in
class from 7-2 were over and life
after high school was about to
begin. He said they should smile
at what they'd all been through.
He told his class congratulations
and wished them good luck. -
Valedictorion Kenny Martinson
referred to graduation as a special
day where two worlds collide. It
was the end of their high school
years and the beginning of some-
thing new. He had mixed feelings
about graduiatiig:and wondered
"where did the time go?" He used
John F. Kennedy's quote "Ask not
what your country can do for you,
but what you can do for your coun-
try." He told his class not to forget a
sense of humor because it is better
to laugh than to cry. He mentioned
that life after high school will come
with more freedom but with more
freedom comes more responsibili-
ty; that we learn by making mis-
takes and moving on. He used Isa-
College in 1939. Perhaps it was
the military school training or per-
haps he felt an obligation to help
support Britain in Its most trying
time, standing alone against Hitler
and his Nazi war machine Shel-
ley isn't sure because her father
never talked much about "the
War." She said, "Sympathetic
pilots like my father made their
way to England, via Canada,'to fly
and fight in the Royal Air Force.
Hazarding the dangerous water of
the North Atlantic and a U-boat
infested blockade of England,
they went in twos and threes to go
to the aid of a country they
believed in need of any help they
She continued, "They flew
Hurricanes and Spitfires and later
Mustangs, They flew in British
squadrons ... wore British uni-
forms" and "came together in
what Was to be come known as
Eagle Squadrons." Once America
became embroiled in the war,
these Eagle Squadrons became a
combat entity of America's Army
Air Corps, now the US Air Force.
They transferred into the 4th
iah 40:31 which says: "But they that
wait upon the Lord shall renew
their strength; they shall mount up
with wings as eagles; they shall
run, and not be weary; and they
shallwalk, and not be faint."
Fly like eagles and soar, he said
adding that the past is behind us
but the present lies before us.
Principal Paul Puletti present-,
ed the diplomas saying that this
Hank Mills became the second
pilot in his new squadron, the
334th Fighter Squadron, he
become an "Ace." "By the Spring
of 1944 he attained the rank of
major and commander of the
334th Squadron, a P51 Mustang
Squadron," Shelley said.
March 6, 1944, Maj. Mills shot
down a German P109 west of
Brandenburg, Germany, but in a
few short minutes engine trouble
forced him to bail out. He was
captured and held as a Prisoner of
War. For months he was listed as
"Missing in Action," and impris-
oned in Stalag Luft II and Ill. In
early 1945 he and fellow prisoners
were force-marched in the bitter
cold and snow to another camp.
As the Russian Army closed in,
prisoners were locked in boxcars
for days with "neither food or
water nor sanitation." It was then
that Maj. Mills made his first
escape attempt. It failed and he
was placed in solitary confine-
ment with reduced rations. After
another failure, his third attempt
was finally met with success. Maj.
was the largest, best, greatest and
brightest class ever produced by
LHS. He mentioned a quote from
an old television show saying,
"Happy trails to you until we meet
Superintendent Tom Conner
certified the Class of 2006, saying
that all students were qualified by
the state of Florida standards.
In the benediction by class sedc
Mills and a fellow prisoner, Lt.
Col. Donald Hillman, convinced a
Luftwaffe interrogator and anoth-
er German soldier that Germany
was losing .the war. The two
enemy soldiers disguised the two
Americans as French displaced-
persons brought to do farm labor
in Germany. They left the prison
camp, eventually meeting up with
an advance American patrol. Both
the German soldiers later became
American citizens and Maj. Mills
went on to establish a successful
electrical manufacturing compa-
His LaBelle neighbors, for the
most part never knew about his
singular war record. The men
who actually "get the job done"
are often the ones who speak the
least about it, but Maj. Mills
received the Distinguished Flying
Cross with three oak leaf clusters,
the Air Medal with three oak leaf
clusters, the EAHE Campaign
Medal with bronze star and the
Monday, May 29, is Memorial'
retary Tiffany Daley she said that
"Knowledgg comes from learn-
ing, but wisdom comes from
The senior quote sums it all
up: "As our final year comes to an
end, we pause to reflect upon
many memories. We came to
this place together, to learn, to
grow, to share...Time and space
may., separate -us but wherever
our, pathways take us, we'll
always.be the Class of 2006."
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Seniors anxiously anticipating the moments ahead, pose for
a picture right before heading out of the gym and onto the
football field. They are, from left: Valedictorian Kenny Martin-
son, Jeremiah Williams, third in class Matthew and Mallory
Williamson, Salutatorian Ryan Parrish.
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, May 25,2006
Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
The fire alarm at Upthegrove Elementary School brought
emergency teams scrambling while children and teach-
ers were evacuated from the buildings around noon May
17. It turned out to be a faulty air handler motor in the air
conditioning system and no one was injured. Smoke and
a burning odor remained in some of the classrooms, but
the evacuation of the school went very smoothly. Pictured
from left: Firefighter Matt Coker, Capt. Gary Williams,
Richard Hill with school board maintenance and Lt.
Mike )sceola,ige 68, passed
away Friday, May 19, 2006. He
was born November 29, 1937, in
Fort Meade. He was a member of
S.Palmdale Baptist Church and
had retired from Lykes Brothers
after 25 ears. He liked to fish
and enjo!'ed being with friends
He is survived by his wife of
38 \ears: Sandy; son: James
Osceola of Palmdale, Son: Bryant
Osceola and wife Deanna of
Houston, Texas; daughter: Judy
and husband Michael of Staton,
Kentucky; brothers: Lester Cor-
bitt of Tennessee, Kenneth Cor-
bitt of Florida, Wylie and Danny
Clay of Texas and Carl Pender-
grass of Canada; one sister:
Doreen Poncier of Florida;
numerous nieces and nephews;
12 grandchildren and two great-
grandchildren. Viewing is Thurs-
day, May 25, at noon at Palmdale
Baptist Church. Services will be
immediately following at I p.m.
Burial will be at 4 p.m. in Oak
Grove Cemetery in 'Wachula.
Jarrett Lee Gilbert, of
LaBelle, was arrested May 20, and
charged with driving while on a
Miguel Angle Rosado, 30, of
LaBelle, was arrested May 20, and
charged with driving while on a
Melody Marie Ramsey, 35, of
Lehigh Acres was arrested May
22, and charged with a Ist offense
A 14-year-old LMS student
was arrested on May 19 and
charged with aggravated battery
causing bodily harm or disability,
and firing a weapon missile into
Larry Wayne Royalty, 52, of
Muse was arrested on May 16 and
charged with driving on a perma-
nently revoked license, burglary
of structure conveyance unarmed
without a person inside and deal-
ing in stolen property.
Ethel Mae Horsey, 44, of
LaBelle was arrested May II and
charged with possession of
cocaine and possession of narcot-
Mario Perez, 42, of LaBelle
was arrested May 14 and charged
with DUI and driving with a sus-
Robert Lawrence Koff, 28,
and Larry Wayne Royalty, 52, of
LaBelle were arrested May 16 and
charged with one count of burgla-
ry of a structure/conveyance and
one count of dealing in stolen
property. Royalty was also
charged with driving on a perma-
nently revoked driver license and
possession of narcotic parapher-
nalia. Bond on Royalty was set at
$26,750 and Kofi at $18,500.
Albert Lee Ward, 50 of
Clew iston was arrested on May 17
and charged with battery from
bodily harm or disability.
Clarence Coney, 50, of Belle-
Glade, was arrested May 20 in
Clewiston, and charged with driv-
ing while on a suspended license-
SA Clewiston juvenile female
was arrested on May 19 and
charged with aggravated assault
with a deadly weapon without
intent to kill, aggravated battery
causing bodily harm or disability,
damage to property criminal mis-
chief over $200 and under $1,000,
burglary of a dwelling, structure
or conveyance armed and burgla-
ry of a dwelling unarmed no
assault or battery.
Oreste Perez, 23, of Clewis-
ton was arrested May 14 and
charged with one count of aggra-
vated assault with a deadly
weapon without intent to kill, one
count of battery touch/strike, one
county of child neglect without
great harm and one count of
resisting an officer/obstructing
Steve Ruiz, 29 of Clewiston
was arrested May 15 and charged
with four counts of aggravated
assault with intent to commit a
felony, on count of battery
touch/strike, one count of battery
without great bodily harm and
two counts of child neglect with-
out great harm.
Bassam A. Khalafallah, 22, of
Clewiston was arrested May 18
and charged with driving with a
Dorothy A. Vasquez, 42, of
Clewiston was arrested May 15
and charged with one count of
aggravated battery causing bodily
related and one count of firing a
weapon/missile into a dwelling.
The Hendry/Glades State
Attorney's Office announces that
Justin Connell was convicted by
a Hendry County jury of one
count of Driving Under the Influ-
ence' of Alcohol. The trial was
conducted by Hendry County
Judge James Sloan on May 1.
The case was prosecuted by
Assisted State Attorney Rebecca
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school to begin
LaBelle Middle School's sum-
mer school hours 1ll be from 7:30
a.m. till 2 pm It begins May 30 and
runs through June 15. Breakfast,
lunch and busing are provided.
The Hendrv Counit Food Bank
will be distributing ILiDA c'Arn'
mbdities to each individtuafoffi-Tfi-
ly that qualifies on Thtda6, May
25, 2006 from noon to 3 p.m. at
Our Lady of Heaven Catholic
Church, 355 south Bridge Street.
Client eligibility car be one of the
following: Food Stamp Recipient,
Temporary Assistance to Needy
Families TAN F, Supplemental Secu-
rity Income .SSI) Medicaid, Resi-
dence Hosing founded by Munici-
pal;, County, State of Federal
Government, Self Declaration of
Need by the client IBased on the
Department of Health and Human
Services Poverty come Chart).
Observe Memorial Day
On Monday, May 29, Dana-
Howard-Weekly American Legion
Post 130, American Legion Auxil-
iary Unit 130, American Legion
Riders 130 and the Sons of The
American Legion Squadron 130
will hold two services in memory
of our country's veterans. The first
will be at the Felda Cemetery at 9
a.m., followed by a service at Fort
Denaud Cemetery at 11 a.m. After
both services there will be a buffet
served in the American Legion
Hall, located at 699 State Road 80
Remember "All gave some" and
"Some gave all." We as Americans
should never forget our Veterans
contributions to these United
States of America.
GED test available
The LaBelle Adult School will
be offering the GED Test, June 5-7.
Sign up at the LaBelle Adult School.
If you have any questions please
contact the LaBelle Adult School at
674-4118 for more information.
Free Hendry County
Household Hazardous Waste
Collection Days for LaBelle and
Western Hendry County will be
June 9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the
Recycling Center on 1360 Forestry
Division Rd. South off of Cowboy
Way, East of the LaBelle Airport.
In Clewiston and Eastern
Hendry County: June 10 from 9
a.m.-2 p.m. at the Cle%%islon Coun-
t Barn 1381 Evercane Rd (CR
For .more information call
Hendry County Waste Manage-
ment Departments 674-4162 or
675-5252 or 983-1582.
Hey kids, you'll go baananas for
Son Treasure Island, a fun 'and
exciting tropical atmosphere
where children will have a great
time, singing, watching skits, creal-
ing crafts and playing games.
Son Treasure Island takes place
June 12-16. 6:30 p.m.-9p.m. at 725
W Hickopoochee Ave.
SAhoy, Maties! You are invited to
a Vacation Bible School you will
never forget. Son Treasure Island
features music, games, snacks, and
crafts. But most importantly, you'll.
discover the treasure of God's
amazing love. Son Treasure Island
will be June'19th 23 rd from 6:30-
9 p.m. for kids completing Kinder-
garten through 5th grade. The
church is located across from
LaBelle's Rodeo Grounds on High-
way 29. For information, please
phone the church at 675-0938
between 9 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. on
Monday, Tuesda., Thursday, or Fri-
day. Kids, be prepared for an awe-
out to women
Reaching Within is a help min-
istry for women of all ages who
have been or may be hurt, lonely,
abused or confused. This ministry
is committed to meeting the needs
of women through Jesus Christ
and his Word. The next meeting
will be Thursday, May 25, from 7-8
p.m. come for a helping hand, a
hearing ear, a shoulder to lean on
and the knowledge of a way out
through God. For more informa-
tion call 612-9899.
plans May picnic
Everyone is invited to attend a
special picnic under the mighty
oak trees along the river at the Bob
Mason Park for the Wednesday,
May 31, meeting of The Greater
LaBelle Garden Club. Bob Mason
Park is on the north side of the river
on CR78 West, just west of the boat
ramp. The pot luck picnic will
begin at 6 p.m. Bring a favorite dish
to share and chairs.
Bring plants to share, for a
plant exchange. The club has
already begun massive planting of
bromeliads in the park. We will
begin a Memorial Garden in honor
of three members who have
passed away in the last six months:
SHenry -Kirby, Joe Risley and Ken
;Zaenler. Bring special plant for
the garden 'which' will be planted'
under 3 oak trees along the river.
Shovels will be provided, bring
gloves if you want to participate in
working with the plants.
The Glades County Board of
County Commissioners'along with
Glades County Public Safety has
implemented a burn ban. This is
for all fires within Glades County
boundaries with the exception of
the Brighton Reservation. Exam-
ples of fires that are banned
include burning yard waste and
trash or open campfires. This does
not include any burning permitted
by the Division of Forestry (DOF).
This ban is in effect until further
notice. (Very important- we are on
high alert for fire danger. We are
served by hardworking volunteer
fire departments. So please obey
The Caloosahtchee Folk Club
will host an open mic Saturday,
May 27, at Bridge St. Coffee and Tea
Co. beginning at 6:30 p.m. Call
SMina at 674-0104 or 239-324-2767
Youth ages 8-13 as of Septem-
ber 1, 2006, interested in overnight
camping may attend a fun filled
week of activities at 4-H Camp
Cloverleaf June 19-23 in Lake
Placid. Cost of camp is $165. For
more information, ,contact the 4-H
Office at 674-4092 or 983-1598.
Sonja C. Crawford 4-H Coordi-
nator/Livestock PO Box 68 LaBelle,
FL 33975 (863)674-4092 (863)674-
Camp July 3-8
A traditional camping experi-
ence with plenty of outdoor recre-
ation and lessons that focus stu-
dents on the Creator by studying
His creation. At Mission/Immersion
Camp July 9-15 children will spend
at least half of each day away from
camp participation in hands on
ministry opportunities in the local
Both camps are for 6th-8th
gradexs,For more information call
Coo Coo Cabarron Kid's
Caf June 22-July 20
The Coo Coo CaBarron Book
Feast is at the Barron Library every
Thursday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. It
will be lots of fun for all ages. There
will be songs, games, stories and
entertainment for the whole fami-
ly! Some exciting guests are
A volunteer position as a court-
appointed juvenile arbitrator for..
the 20th Judicial Circuit in LaBelle
is available. This person will be
responsible for imposing sanctions
on first-time juvenile offenders. If
interested, please call 239-458-
Local agency seeks
The Area Agency on Aging, a
not-for-profit organization, seeks
enterprising leaders to fill vacancies
on the Board of Directors. Serving
seven counties, the agency admin-
isters services for seniors utilizing
public funds. Board meetings are
held bi-monthly with per diem
reimbursements for mileage. To
receive application, call Brenda
Kellogg at 239-332-4233 or 1-800-
at First Baptist
Artic Edge: Where Adventure
Meets Courage: Trekkin' north
through Alaska to the Arctic Region
in a land of contrast and extremes
requires courage to face harsh con-
ditions. Courage is the virtue that
makes other virtues like integrity,
compassion, and honesty, possi-
ble. This trip will take place: June 5-
9 from 9 a.m.-noon at First Baptist
Church, 330 N. Main Street.
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IN MEMORY OF
A SPECIAL FATHER THAT WILL
NEVER BE FORGOTTEN
ROBERT JAMES RENALDI
May 21 of 1996 it was time for you to be with the Lord.
It's been a long ten years but it seems like you just left
yesterday. It takes a special person to be a father and a
daddy like you were. You will always be that special
father to me, that meant so much and always will, you
will always be in my heart and I thank God for giving me
such a special dad like you. No one will ever take the
place of you Daddy, I miss you dearly and love you so
much but now you are at peace.
Love your daughter
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What do you do when you are being threatened by a man from out
of the country? I have suffered every day from this man. Immigration
won't come pick him up. What can I do? The law cannot help me.
Reading the Caloosa Belle's city commission story in the May 18
edition, under "In other business" it says the city collected $380 in traf-
fic citations from October 1 through April 11; 185 were moving viola-
tions and 195 were non-moving violations. Either there's some fuzzy
math going on here or the Caloosa Belle got it %wrong.
(You've 'got good, sharp eyes and area thorough reader! The
Caloosa Belle did goof on that one the total of the two sets ol viola-
tions is 380- not $380.)
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Legion poker run
The American Legion Riders of
Post 130 LaBelle would like to
thank the following sponsors for
their support of our 3rd Annual
Poker Run held April 23: Al Rum-
felt-Attorneys at Law, MC Ventures
Truck Bodies Inc., Live Oak
Lounge, Gator Bait Pub, Para-
mount Chemical, Meril Petroleum
Co., LaBelle Plumbing Corp., Long
Branch Bar, Big V Restauraunt, Bill
Maddox, Langford Ford Inc., Cen-
tral Sheds/Trailors, Harley-David-
son of Fort Myers, Banana Branch
Fruit, Wayne Wilkins, Donna Kane,
Orica USA, Rhodes Aluminum &
Concrete, K&B Pump, Inc., Il-Save
Supermarket, ATV & Cycle-Tim
and Riverside Marine.
A special thank you to Tim
Denardis, owner of LaBelle ATV
and Cycle for his raffle donation of
a 4-Wheeler which brought in
The monies raised will be used
to benefit the National Child Wel-
fare Foundatiornand the local Com-
COES field day fun
Country Oaks Elementary Sec-
ond Grade Teachers (Ms. Gonser,
Ms. Bennett, Ms. Brookins, Mrs.
Condon, Mrs. Fromm, Mrs. Taylor,
and Mrs. DeLance, Para-profes-
sional.i)would like to thank the
managers at.LaBelle's Save-A-Lot,
U-Save, and Winn Dixie grocery
stores for their generous donations
of icv pops in support of our
school's field day events. Also,
many thanks go to Mrs. Brenda
Whitman and her COES cafeteria
staff for letting us use freezer space
for icy pop storage, and to Ms.
Matilda Ortiz, the 5th grade stu-
dents, and our high school helpers
for their assistance with our icy
pops sales. All proceeds will
enhance our curriculum.
FDLRS Heartland would like to
extend a Special thank you to
everyone who contributed to the
FDLRS Heartland Associate Cen-
ter's recent parent conference "Six
Hours of Effective Parenting" fea-
turing Dr. Paul Hofacker on May 5,
at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricul-
tural Building. The conference was
a success and the following busi-
ness contributions assisted in mak-
ing that day a success for the fami-
lies that participated.
The businesses in Hendry
County who helped make that day
a success were: Ace Hardware
LaBelle, Azteca Super Centro 2000,
Body Sparkle, Dallas B. Townsend
Agricultural Center, Dollar General
Corp., Food Fiesta Market, LaBelle
First Baptist Church, Langford
Ford, Inc., O'Ferrells Florist, U-Save
Supermarket, USDA- Natural
Resource Conservation Service
and Winn Dixi. ..
F.D.L.R.S. Heartland Associate
Center will continue to offer active.
ties in the fodcountV[ervice area
which includes Highlands, Hendry,
DeSoto and Glades counties and
within the four functions of Child
Find, Human Resource Develop-
ment, Assistive Technology and
May 25: Gladys Denning, Stan
Wegscheid, Lydia Davis, Jimmy
Wilkison, Dave Basquin, John Har-
rison, Essie Mae Jones, Doyle Bed-
ingfield, Shirley Reed, Rhonda
Maddox, Thomas Loux, Betty
Stansbarry, Paul Kidwell
May26: Marie Hughes, Dick Sar-
gent, Geraldine Rue, Betty Hire,
Jimmy Orlinski, Jr., Jayme Calvert,
May 27: Bruce Beer, Billie Ruth
Gibson, William Stephens, Joseph
Hogan, Donald Leon, Lisa Martin,
Sixto Rodriguez, Steve Manuel, Ray
Marin, Jr., Gwen Corker, Fernando
Martinez, Joey Alexander, Kevin
Drummond, Stiphani Bryan
May 28: Kenneth. Sargent,
Henry Gresham, Tonya Troutman,
Walter Whitt, Katherine Waller
Roseng, Lil Mendoza, Bryan Sheets
May29: Marjorie Felton, Joanne
Patterson, Vicki Patton, Calvin
O'Bannon, Mary Wilson, Rose Fur-
man, Marlon Ergle, Brenda El Khat-
ib, Brenda Hill, Mike Pittman,
David Pittman, Jason Bischel, Amy
Browning, Laura Beck
May 30: Lisa Mosely, Adele
Crews, Keith Zehntner, Sam Patter-
son, Essel Kelly, Ada Little, Ida
Munsey, Gloria Thompson, Teddy
White, Jr., Lisa Conyers, Debra
Daniels, Brandi Sanders, Robert
Burg, Keith White, Jr., Benito
May 31: Joseph Risley, Jr., Arlen
Ross, John Skinner, Jean Kelly,
Arline McGill, Amy O'Ferrell,
Stephanie Carlton, Amy Cox, Tere-
sa Loux, Travis Daniels, Cindy Mar-
tin, Nikki Agnew, Brenda Kay
McWilliams, Adrian Calfee, Mari-
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Oil crisis calls for adjusting our sails
Following up on my article
"Gas Pains," it has come to my
attention that to quote the Beverly
Hillbillies, "It's that bubbling
crude" that's to blame. It got them
to Beverly Hills, but at the current
pace of things, it's probably going
to get a lot of us a walk to the poor
Let's look it how we got into
this mess. How did we come to
have an oil shortage?
Once you've gotten by the
Is your worl
Get Involved U
emotional aspect of the word
"shortage" and applied rational
judgment and reasoning, it's very
simple. Nobody has bothered to
Check the oil!
Why? How could his happen?
Because it's a geographical issue.
All the U. S. oil is in Alaska, Cal-
ifornia, Coastal Florida, Coastal
Louisiana, Kansas, Oklahoma,
Pennsylvania and Texas. But, all
our "dip sticks" are in Washing-
ton, D. C.
I don't know how many of you
are brave enough to watch your
Federal Government, Senators or
Congressmen, in action on C-
Span, but it is a challenge.
It has occurred to me that I
wish there was a control on the
TV to control intelligence. I can
tell you from experience the
"brightness" control doesn't hack
it. Someone once told me that
"We cannot direct the "wind," but
\ve can "adjust" the sails."
So, if certain issues and con-
cerns aren't controlled, come this
November I believe serious con-
sideration should be given to
"adjusting" the sails.
T. W, Bill Neville (Hendry
County Citizen and Taxpayer)
Tax certificates a form of investment
It is that time of the year again
when Tax Certificates are being
sold. How much do you know
about them? This is just a primer,
as this column is not long enough
to cover much of what should be
said about them, but hopefully
this will peakyour interest.
All counties need to collect ad
valorem property taxes on real
estate in order to pay their bills.
Did you know that some people
think the government can just
print money! (Please don't com-
ment out loud!)
When property owners don't
pay their taxes on time, govern-
ment revenue from that source
just stops. However, government
obligations don't, so they need a
w'ay to obtain that missing rev-
enue. What is the answer? Sell off
certificates to the public for the
amount of unpaid taxes, with the
land serving as collateral.
The property owner who is
delinquent on paying his or her
taxes can go to the county court-
house and redeem that certificate
(this is a major lien against the
property) by paying the amount
of the certificate, plus accrued
interest, plus county court costs. If
the property owner does not do
that within two years, in the State
of Florida the person owning the
certificate at anytime after the
two-year period can force the
land to legally be sold at public
auction to get paid back the
money they are due. When that
happens, you see Tax Deed Auc-
tions being advertised.
More often than not, the certifi-
cates are redeemed before a Tax
Deed Auction occurs. Here is
why. The property owners usually
have equity in their land, and they
don't want to lose it. And, during
the time the certificate is out-
standing, the value of the land
continues to appreciate. There-
fore, most purchasers of Tax Cer-
tificates get their money back
with interest, and the county
courthouse staff collects it for
them. Do remember that these
certificates are not liquid! If you
invest in them, you must wait
until some uncertain date to get
your money, or you may force,
through court proceedings after a
two-year wait, the land be sold
and then likely get either your
money or the ownership of the
land. You should have an attorney
representing you at that time.
IMPORTANT DETAIL: The date
of the next Tax Certificate sale is
upon us... starting on Wednesday,
May 24, 2006, at 10 a.m. at the
Hendry County Courthouse.
There is no set time for the sale to
end. It often lasts for 2-3 days and
can go longer. It depends on how
many people show up to bid,
how fast or slow the bidding goes
and how many parcels of land are
Public bid literally determines
the interest rates earned on the
certificates. Bidding is done in one
quarter percentage points. They
vary from as high as 18 percent to
all the way down to 0 percent.
That only happens when some-
one just wants the opportunity to
purchase the land at a later date
and doesn't care about the inter-
est. More often than not, the cer-
tificates give a good rate of return
considering that they offer rather
good safe' of principal. Personal
checks are accepted and no bid-
ding deposit is required. Howev-
er, if your bid is accepted, you do
need to be able to pay for it by
cash or check promptly.
Our Tax Collector is Peggy
Hampton. Her office phone is
863-675-5280. She anp her staff
do excellent work, so If you have
any questions, call them or go to
their office at the Hendry County
Courthouse. Time is now of the
essence. Good Luck, Wayne C.
CREW: Storm recovery will take years
Trish Adams, LCSW
CREW has been helping peo-
ple throughout our community
(Hendry and Glades counties)
and identifying others that need
help for several months. Over the
next three months, CREW has
already scheduled three volunteer
crews from Lakeland, Pennsylva-
nia, Ohio and Indiana who are
volunteering their times, donating
supplies and costs or transporta-
tion and personal costs to come
to our community to help rebuild
homes and mend lives. CREW
has identified a lot of people with
needs and it will take a long time
to meet all their needs, obviously
the more volunteers we have and
the more donations we have, the
quicker this process will be.
Many other long term recovery
groups that have helped commu-
nities like ours recover have found
it takes years. CREW expects the
I wanted to take the time to
acknowledge the many people
who have helped get us to where
we are today. I think it is impor-
tant that the community knows
how local individuals and busi-
ness have helped us, as well as
those from far away. Crystal
Strickland, Patricia and David
Adams, AGAPE home, and Bab-
cock Furniture donated mattress
for people whose mattresses
were destroyed in the
hurricane. Rawl's Real Estate
donated office furniture. The
Career and Service center has
donated office equipment and
supplies. Blue tarps were donated
from tne Corps of Engineers, New
Harvest Church, and the First
United Methodist Church. Lum-
ber was donated by Ronald
Rounds, who also volunteered
time and skilled labor. Bentley
Killmon donated useof a truck.
Carson Killmon, Miguel Herrera
and Tracy Rounds donated time
and labor. Veronica Gambel
donated drywall as did David-
son's Dry Cleaners who also gen-
'erously donated paneling ard cai-
pet. David and Tommy McClussky
donated time and labor. Wanda
Banks donated a hot water
heater. David Adams volunteered
time and skilled labor and use of
materials. The City of Clewiston
has provided us office space, and
City Building anid Zoning Depart-
ment has provided invaluable
advice and feedback for us as we
prepare to help clients rebuild
their homes. The First United
Methodist Church also has donat-
ed a lot of time, food, and office
space and office supplies and cov-
ered a lot of our start up costs, as
well as hosting several volunteer
groups. Pastor and Kathy Hicks,
of this same church, also provid-
ed numerous hours of volunteer
time and professional expertise,
as well as furniture. The Commu-
nity Presbyterian Church donated
a Shed and volunteer time. The
First Baptist Church donated time
Friday, May 26
American Legion Fish Fry: 5-7
p.m. Legion Post 130, Highway 80
VFW 10100 Aux.: Friday meal,
$6, 5-? p.m., post home on SR 29S
AA: Step 11 Meditation Meet-
ing 7 p.m. Episcopal Church of
the Good Shepherd,
Collingswood & Eucalyptus, Port
LaBelle, open meeting
Bingo! Our Lady Queen of
Heaven Catholic Church, Early
bird 6:45, Regular at 7 p.m. NO
Sunday, May 28
AA: 7 p.m. Episcopal Church
of the Good Shepherd,
Collingswood & Eucalyptus, Port
LaBelle, open discussion
Monday, May 29
Teen Center: Hendry County
Health Dept., 325 Pratt Blvd., 3-7
Weight Watchers: Weigh in
and registration at 5:30 p.m.,
meeting at 6 p.m., First Christian
Church, Social Hall, 138 Ford
Bingo: 6:30 p.m. American
Legion Hall, Hwy. 80W
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m.
Episcopal Church of the Good
Shepherd, Collingswood & Euca-
lyptus, Port LaBelle, open meet-
**Only for October, November
& December: SCF Meeting, 7
p.m. LaBelle City Hall, Hwy. 80,
Tuesday, May 30
LaBelle Kiwanis Club: 7 a.m.,
Flora and Ella's, Hwy. 80
Hobby Class: 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Woman's Club, Hwy. 80W
Rotary Club: Boo Boo's
F/S Park Community Meeting:
Daniels SchoolCommunity Cen-
ter, 6:30 p.m.
AA: 12 Step/Big Book study
group 8 p.m. First Christian
Church, Ford Avenue, open meet-
In addition, we have lots of
exciting things happening. We
are hoping to assist at least five
families living in condemned trail-
ers apply for new donated ones,
assist a volunteer group and fami-
ly build a home from the ground
up, repair interior damage for
those whose insurance only cov-
ered their roofs, repair and
replace roofs, referral and advo-
cacy as well as case management
services to families, education.
and many other services. We
have volunteer groups coming in.
from Lakeland, Ohio, Indiana and
Pennsylvania. We also hope to
increase our volunteer labor by
recruiting local individuals and
organizations to assist as well.
Question of the Week: Are you pre-
pared/concerned for this hurricane
season? Where will you stay?
Caloosa Belle/Kristin Hunter
SJean Vallo: "I'm always prepared. I
have water, canned food, dog food
for my puppy and my medicine ready
just in case. I live at LaBelle Com-
mons and I-will stay there because I
feel pretty secure there. I'm always
concerned about hurricane season
because I used to work with the
county in the planning department,
where I had hurricane duty answer-
ing phones for rumor control."
Clara Perez: "We should be .;
concerned about every hur-
ricane. I also live at the .
LaBelle Commons. My ...
daughter helps me prepare'
for the hurricanes. I just
pray and hope for the best."
Maria Hoppe: "I am not prepared
because I leave it in God's hands. I
live in Port LaBelle, however, I will
stay with my friend, Liz, because I
do not have homeowners insurance
because it is too expensive. I lost
S shingles last year, but I won't be
able to afford too much damage. I
may also move to New York with my
., friends this summer so I may not
have to worry about it."
Liz Midea: "Oh yesl I have everything
prepared in case of a hurricane. I have
a generator, a portable toilet, a portable
T.V., batteries, food, water, etc. I will stay
at home and babysit my two cats, my -t
friend Marie and possibly my grandchil-
dren. I have to hold down the fort. If it's "" ..i
gonna come, it's gonna come. You have
to be prepared just in case because you l
never know. My son and daughter-in-
law are paramedics in Clewiston, and
my son is also a firefighter in LaBelle so
they make sure that I am prepared."
Marguerite Kosier: "I am very afraid
of storms. I have lived in Aqua Isles
for 30 years and have been through
1H two storms. I will go to a church
shelter to be safe. I feel as pre-
S pared as anyone else. I have a box
4. full of hurricane stuff to grab and
: go when it's time for a hurricane."
Use styrofoam packing
peanuts instead of rocks for
drainage in the bottom of your
pots. The pots aren't as heavy to
move either. Put a coffee filter
over the drainage hole before fill-
ing the pot with soil. Also use a
coffee filter when draining used
cooking oil to save. Works better
if the oil is warm.
Before you put your heavy
jackets away be sure they're clean
seam in the
middle of an
slip over a clothes hanger) and
use this as a cover instead of plas-
tic. Sayin' of the Week: Whatever
hits the fan will not be evenly dis-
tributed.... Or... Life is ours to be
spent, not to be saved.
Caloosa Belle, Thursday, May 25, 2006
Caloosa Belle, Thursday, May 25, 2006
center gets funding
Submitted to the Caloosa Belle/Gail Waters Pellegrino
Jesse Cuello, left, and Gail Waters Pellegrino.
Pellegrino, Cuello to wed
Gail Waters Pellegrino and
Jesse Cuello will celebrate their
wedding at Holy Mass on Saturday,
May 27, 2006, at 2 p.m. at Our Lady
Queen of Heaven Catholic Church
in LaBelle. A reception will follow
at Boo.Boo's Riverfront Restaurant
at 675 Hickopoochee Ave. LaBelle.
The bride is the daughter of
Oda Higgins of LaBelle. She has
lived 'n LaBelle for over 30 years.
She is the owner of Sal Cal Pizza,
has been active in Out Lady Queen
of Heaven parish activities and is
most recently one of its organists.
The groom is the son of
Gabriele R. Cuello of Del Rio,
Texas. He is self employed in
kitchen design and equipment
sales. He has lived in LaBelle for
ten years and has served in numer-
ous organizations at O.L.Q.H.,
including being a choir member
After the wedding, the couple
will reside in LaBelle.
Ken Holley, Board President
of Hendry-Glades Behavioral
Health Center, announced that
the Southwest Florida Commu-
nity Foundation. has awarded a
grant in the amount of $20,000
to supplement county and state
funding for children's mental
health outpatient services for
the.upcoming fiscal year. Mr.
Holley said, "In these challeng-
ing times, health care funding is
tight and funding for mental
health services in particular is
suffering due to the new
changes in the Medicaid reim-
bursement system. The Com-
munity Foundation recognizes
this need and we certainly
appreciate their help for chil-
dren's outpatient services."
Joe Hosick, Executive Direc-
tor of the center, added that
Health Center was one of 81
applicants requesting more
than $1.6 million in assistance.
Forty-five applications were
accepted and funded for a total
of $585,765 in total awards dur-
ing the foundation's winter
grant cycle. Mr. Hosick added,
"The Community Foundation
Kiwanis scholarship for applications for the '06-07 year is
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Women's Health Fair
Over 100 women showed up last week for the
Hendry/Glades Forth Annual Women's Health Fair. Free
mini physical, including vision and hearing screenings,
loads of free written information in both English and
Spanish, healthy snacks and even free bike helmets were
given away to those who participated. Registered nurse
Susan Holland is shown providing hemoglobin, blood
pressure and cholesterol screenings for Women's Health
Fair participant Regina Williams. Blood glucose readings
were also checked.
Plan for hurricane now
As the June I start date of hurri-
cane season nears, the U.S. Depart-
ment of Homeland Security's Fed-
eral Emergency Management
Agency (FEMA) reminds residents
,living in hurricane prone areas to
prepare their families and homes
to reduce the risk of damage and
loss to lives and property.
"It's not just the wind that pro-
duces the damage, but the water.
Hurricanes can produce wide-
spread torrential rains that car
cause flooding the most deadly
and destructive result of hurri-
canes," said Michael D. Brown,
Under Secretary of Homeland
Security for Emergency Prepared-
ness and Response.
FEMA recommends the follow-
ing preparedness steps in prepara-
tion for hurricanes:
oDiscuss with your family what
to do should a hurricane come
ashore and where you might go -
to a shelter, a hotel or to stay with
friends or relatives.
eMake sure that children know
to stay 'inside even when the winds
die down the eye may just be
passing over and the storm will
*Review your evacuation
routes and remember to NEVER
drive through high water.
identifyy a friend or relative in
another state or city to serve as a
point-of-contact in case family
members are separated
Pull together a disaster kit and
store it.in a portable container that
you can take with you should you
need to evacuate.
*Three-day supply of food and
*Manual can opener
*Battery powered radio and
flashlights with extra batteries
*First aid kit and any medicines
needed for family members
*Duct tape, plastic sheeting and
eHygiene and personal care
*Supplies for pets
*Emergency contact list and
eCopies of important papers
Stay informed about hurricane
preparedness and know your risks
due to hurricanes or potential
*Determine your risk. Know
the difference between a hurricane
watch and a hurricane warning
and take the necessary precau-
tions. If-you live on the coast or in a
vulnerable area, you may already
know you are at risk for wind
*Take action to reduce poten-
tial water damage. Consider
obtaining flood insurance, raising
utilities or appliances or even ele-
vating your home.
eKeep out the wind. If you can
keep your roof on, your windows
intact and your garage door in
place, you should stand a good
chance of findmig your home
standing even after a severe hurri-
*Hurricane straps and hurri-
cane shutters are cost-effective
measures. Consult a building con-
tractor, home improvement store
of the FEMA Web site
(www.fcma.gov) for specifics.
For more information on hurri-
cane preparedness, visit
www.Ready.Gov. To learn more
about your risk and flood insur-
ance, visit wwwfloodsmart.gov or
call (800) 427-4219.
Rumors vs Reality:
The Arrival of the
Seacoast National Name
The merger ofBig Lake National
Bank and Seacoast National Bank
brings with it a wealth of additional
,services and benefits to customers.
Joe Mullins, Big Lake's president
for the past 18 years, knows that
a merger also brings rumors. The
following is an open letter from
Joe to Big Lake National Bank
Joe Mullins, Regional President, SeacoastNational Bank
To our customers and the communities we serve,
I've heard all the rumors, how fees will rise,
accounts will change and the phone will no
longer be answered by a person. Nothing could
be further from the truth. The integration of Big
Lake National Bank and Seacoast National Bank
will be completed on June 5, and is a "win-win"
for Big Lake National Bank customers.
The same employees will be servicing you,
service charges will not change and loan
decisions will still be made locally.
The merger with Seacoast will only
enhance our customers' banking experience.
New services will include free online banking
and bill pay, and a Telephone Banking Center
with extended weekday and Saturday hours
where customers can call and speak with a live
banking representative. Cash management,
marine financing, investment products, trust
and estate planning and annuities are
additional services that will be available to
you. We will have an expanded network with
41 Florida offices for greater convenience. The
automated MoneyPhone, formally known as
BLISS, will also be available 24/7.
Seacoast National Bank is known for
providing big bank services with small bank
attention, which means they are able to provide
a larger variety of financial services often
offered by the large mega-banks, with the
personal service associated with smaller
community banks. It's truly the best of both
worlds for our customers.
Seacoast National Bank has a long history of
supporting community events and employee
involvement with charities. Just as you've
always been able to find Big Lake National
Bank employees on hand to help out at
Customers will see that only positive
changes are coming their way. More services,
more flexibility, more convenience. And yes,
there will still be a live person answering
All of us at Big Lake National Bank and
Seacoast National Bank are excited about
the opportunity to continue serving your
financial needs and look forward to seeing you
in our branches and around town. Just as
before, our bankers' hours don't stop at the
office door. We are committed to serving our
customers now more than ever.
By the way, if you have a question or
concern you'd like to share with us, call your
local Big Lake National Bank office or call me at
863-467-4663. Our lines are open and will
be answered by a live person not a machine.
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and I appreciate the Founda-
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programming. The funding will
be used to supplement our slid-
ing scale fee system which is
based on the Federal Poverty
Index to make our therapy
services affordable. Mostly it
will permit us to maintain our
current children's therapy staff
for the foreseeable future."
The Southwest Florida Com-
munity Foundation has admin-
istrative offices located in Ft.
Myers and serves the surround-
ing multi-county Southwest
Florida area. They are affiliated
with the Bonita Springs corm-
munity Foundation and Com-
munity Foundation of Sanibel-
Captiva. Persons interested in
contacting the foundations can
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State Attorney expands
Open for business
Century 21 Sunbelt Realty is proud to announce the
opening of their new office in LaBelle at 777 West High-
way 80. There will be an Open House from 5-7 p.m. on
Thursday, May 25. The evening is being held in' con-
junction with the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce busi-
ness card exchange and the Hendry County Economic
Development Council. There will be a beer and wine
bar with all donations equally split between the Cham-
ber and the Council. Pictured in front of their new
office, from left:Trace Pfluge Broker/Manager, Paula
Blanco, Jill Dillman, Maria Musler, Janet Papinaw, Eric
Pfluge. From left: Robin Zimmerman, Daisy Cisnero,
Nancy Lou Smith, Vicki Austin, Nancy Calderon,
"Satch," and Patricia Price. Missing are: Michael
Rodriguez, Nick Smith, George Walker, Virginia
Andrade and Tonya Hernandez.
Taking life easy
Mel Karau, President of the Rotary Club of LaBelle along
with Barb Maves, Rotary member from Muncie, Ind., take
a moment and enjoy a view from one of the Rotary
Benches recently placed in the LaBelle Nature Park. The
placement of Rotary benches in the park is in continuing
support of the Rotary Club of LaBelle's, Centennial
Nature Park Project started in 2004 in recognition of
Rotary International's 100th birthday.
The Rotary benches were purchased with a matching
Grant from Rotary District 6960 and monies generated
from the Armadillo Races at the annual Swamp Cabbage
Festival. The benches are placed along the park trails for
those that want to enjoy the scenic views, activities of
birds and other animals or just take a moment and relax.
State Attorney Steve Russell has
announced the expansion of the
Division of Volunteer Services to
include greater volunteer opportu-
nities within the Office of the State
Attorney. The Division, which is
staffed by professionals and com-
munity volunteers, is recruiting
enthusiastic people to become
involved in a wide variety of pro-
grams within the Charlotte, Collier,
Hendry, Glades and Lee offices of
the State Attorney, 20th Circuit.
Opportunities exist for people of
various backgrounds, skill levels
and experiences. Some of the areas
include: clerical support, victim
advocacy, paralegal, administration
and information technology. Col-
lege students, retired persons and
interested community members
are given a great opportunity to be a
part of the exciting world of the
Criminal Justice System.
The criminal justice system is
one the fastest growing sectors of
today's society. Rapid population
growth has resulted in an increas-
ing caseload. In expanding the vol-
unteer program, the office will be
able to reach out to the community
and will provide a win-win situation
for those working or volunteering
within the 20th Judicial Circuit.
For more information regarding
the volunteer program, please con-
tact Nancy Cruz, Volunteer Coordi-
nator at 239-335-2770.
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con el agua
La Ciudad de La Belle ha dado la
orden Siguiente para economizar el
aua desde el 13 de abril.
Los residences que Lengan sus
direcciones con los numerous termi-
nados en (1, 3, 5, 7 9) podran uti-
lizar el agua para regar la yarda o las
plants los dias miercoles de las 4
hasta las 8 a.m. Los residences que
tengan las direciones con los
numerous terminados en (0,2, 4, 6,
8, ) podran utilizar.el agua los
jueves y de la4 a las 8 a. m. Bajo
estas restricciones lave el carro el
dia y a la hora que esta permitido
en el zacate no en el cemento.
La multa para el primer aviso
sera de $25, el segundo $50, el ter-
cero $75y elcuarto $500. Asi que va
se le anuncio los dias, las horasylas
consecuencias si no sigue las reglas
para economnizar el agua. La
misma regla es aplicable para los
que tienen pozos de agua privados.
Para la mayoria de los jovenes
que fueron a una mission a Costa
Rica en marzo, esta fue la primera
vez que salieron a otro pais. Trece
personas incluyendo seis jovenes y
una senora de 80 anos fueron a
Costa Rica para compartir el Evan-
gelio de Cristo.
Desde el 19 hasta el 26 de marzo
bajo el patrocinio de Misiones Pura
Vida y las ofrendas de la iglesia
Metodista en LaBelle, ellos hicieron
un campamento para ninos en
diferentes localidades de n San
Ramon, Costa Rica. Tambien
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LES Citizens and Safety
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Gomez, Jaime Rios, Leonardo Beltran, Jesus Tamez,
Brleanna Cox, Jazmin Mejia, Adrian Gomez; Row 2:
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LHS football team
The LaBelle High School foot-
ball team is having their annual
watermelon sale at the U-Save
from 8a.m.-2p.m. Saturday. May
27. All proceeds will go towards
football camp at USF
LaBelle High School will host a
Summer Basketball Camp for K-9
from Monday, May 29 through Fri-
day, June 2, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30
p.m. The cost is $55 dollars for
one child, $85 dollars for two chil-
dren, $105 dollars for three, and
only $115 dollars for four children
and up. There will be a free t-shirt
or ball provided, lunch, awards
and concession stand will be
open. Please contact Coach David
Kelley for further details at LaBelle
High School, 674-4120.
LMS basketball camp
Instructional Camp Grades 3-8
June 19-23,2006 at 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
LaBelle Middle School will
host its first instructional basket-
ball camp for boys and girls
grades 3rd through 8th grade (Fall
of 2006-07). This camp is
designed to develop campers into
better basketball players through
skill development and mental
preparation. This. camp will be
limited to 40 campers, on a first-
come, first-serve basis. The first
-10 campers to register and pay the
fee will be admitted. Complimen-
tary lunch and a concession stand
will be available each day for
snacks. Each camper will receive
a T-shirt at the conclusion of
camp. Applications are being
accepted at LMS. The applications
are available at the schools and
This will be June 19th 23rd,
from 8 a.m. to noon. This camp is
limited to 40 campers and will be
on a first-come first serve basis.
Our applications are available
online, at http://lms.hendry-,
Paddle with the
Estero Bay Buddies
A guided kayak/canoe trip will
be offered on the Estero River
starting at 9 a.m. The paddle will
last approximately 3 hours. Prior
to leaving the boat launch area,
paddlers will be given an instruc-
tional demonstration on paddling
techniques for kayaks and
All participants must pre-regis-
ter by contacting Estero River Out-
fitters at 992-4050.
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Hospital in Gainesville.
It took another two years but
Rudy was finally approved for a
lung transplant. Still, Rudy held
back; he just wasn't ready. When
theywere told that, at best, he only
had seven or eight months to live,
he finally said okay to a transplant.
By then his breathing was so diffi-
cult he was on oxygen 24-hours a
day. Then it was time to wait.
When the good news came that
he was moved up to the top of the
list for a transplant, it was tem-
pered by the knowledge that, by
that time, doctors said he only had
four weeks to live.
A staunch Christian, Carmela
trusted in God, praying for the man
she was not ready to live without.
"Rudy amazed us," she recalls, "he
never seemed nervous or scared
when the doctor told us. It was me
that got sick."
Rudy: "I was getting worse and
worse... on oxygen 24 hours, get-
At any moment a lung could
collapse. It was almost impossible
to walk and I couldn't sleep lying
It was about 8 a.m. August 21,
2002, when the phone rang at the
Grimaldo home. Carmela was out-
side mowing and Rudy was alone
in the house when the ringing
awoke him. He struggled out to the
phone in the kitchen, but it quit as
he finally got there. In just a few
minutes it was ringing again --
Shands Hospital. They had a donor
for him a 17-year-old boy some-
where in North Florida. Angel
Flight, a group of volunteer private
pilots who offer their services and
their planes to ferry emergency
medical patients like Rudy, would
be at LaBelle Airport in 15 minutes
to fly him to Gainesville. It would
be Rudy's first airplane flight.
It was 1 p.m. when he arrived at
Shands, where they prepped him
and waited for the doctor to return
from Pensacola with the transplant
lungs. By 4 p.m. he was in surgery.
The operation went very well -
only 5 and one-hall hours for what
was expected to be an eight hour
His recovery was more difficult.
Rudy was in ICU for 21 days three
or four is usual, he said.
"When they took the mask off I
thought I was drowning," Rudy
recalls, "I could not breathe. I had
to sit up to breathe." Concerned,
the doctor said Rudy would need
another surgery to allow his
diaphragm to expand, but Carmel-
la finally.got to tell him something
she'd been trying to ror months -
that it had been months since her.
husband had been able to sleep or
breathe sitting up. The doctor then
realized Rudy's diaphragm was
paralyzed from the lack of oxygen.
More proof to the Grimaldos
that God was watching out for
Rudy: the doctor told them if he
had known about Rudy's weak
diaphragm he would have stopped
the surgery. Carmela firmly
believes that God kept the doctor
from listening to her concerns
aboutRudy's inability to sleep ying
down so the surgerywould go on.
After the surgery, the road didn't
get any easier. By then his weight
had dropped to 99 pounds. Thera-
py was hard, hard work, but it
made Rudy strong again. Progres-
sively, he got off the life support
machines. He continues to exer-
cise, uses weights and takes seven
kinds of medications. He has had
no problems with his body reject-
ing the lungs.
The Grimaldos have great
respect for Shands Hospital and its
staff. "They treated us like family,"
they say. Carmela adds that, a few
times she "jumped on people" -
nerves played on the normally mild
woman but they never took
offense. Even so, she always apolo-
Rudy also lost his voice for
months after the surgery. Like his
diaphragm, his vocal cords
became paralyzed. Fortunately, he
got his voice back just in time to
avoid more procedures.
nate they are. They've faced losing
a loved one and trying to under-
stand why it is a young man died
and Rudy is still with them. They've
supported each other through the
dark times before and during his
surgery and the long, tiring months
of his recovery. They lost their car
and came within a day of losing
their home because of medical
bills. They are grateful to the resi-
dents of LaBelle, who they say were
always there for them.
A new chance at life. That's
what Rudy Grimaldo has. It's a spe-
cial gift that comes with a big
responsibility. Rudy is determined
to live up to it.
Last year was Rudy's first sea-
son back on the Little League field -
oxygen tank and all. He just could-
n't stay away. His son, Eric, is now
24. He said this experience has
changed his life, too, and he's con-
sidering becoming an organ donor
himself. Eric is on the field helping
out, too. Rudy has also coached
Pop Warner football and Junior Pro
basketball. Rudy stays active coach-
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work, he stays active coaching and
fishing. He just can't go overboard
and can't do any heavy lifting. He
says he still has some pain.
Rudy said he got through it all by
praying. He found God and was
ready to go when God said it was
time. But he was spared, so he said
he knows there is something left for
him to do in this world.
Rudy is an active member of the
Organ Transplant Recipients of
Southwest Florida, Inc. The group
meets monthly to talk about who's
on the transplant list and what
they've done. They also set up pre-
sentations at area high schools to
talk about the importance of being
an organ donor. Rudy hopes to set
such a presentation up at LaBelle
The Grimaldos know how fortu-
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* $588,000 PRICE REDUCEDI 3BDR2BA home on
2.34+/- acres in Naples. Home features a pole barn, screen
lanai, security system, dual fireplace, eat-in kitchen.
Owner/Agent bring any serious offer.
* $526.000 PRICE REDUCED! 4BD BA h.. t.c .'-i,
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a garden tub and dual sinks. Carpet and tile throughout. This
is a must see!
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currently being used as a rental park. Please call for r.-.ic
* $1,500,000 Hwy 27 frontage. Currently Auto Sal. c.
$* 1,250,000 16.04+/- Acres Great Developr.,il
Opportunity! Close to schools, recreational park, t...
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IN PORT LABELLE. MONTURA
AND LEHIGH ACRES
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plai, formal dining room, inside, utility room, open
kitchen, bar, and breakfast nook, 10 foot ceilings
scape and a back porch you won't want to leave.
e pl a detached gge 625,000.
3.52 fenced acres in the Port aBelle Ranchettes. Home
wasbuilt foreasy living withlaminate woodfl oors, beau
i custom cabinet, solid sbrfasce oontek, ops,oft ceili
ingshout, new inound pool on screened lanai, 2 central a/c unit. $619,900
BRtI iINT F0OOR PLAN nl .HcH- i ifii ,.i]:':,
garage pluis a detached garage plu625,000. ....I..,r
located in Caloosa Estates. Soaring ceilings and a cozy
was built for Sy living kitchen boasts of Silestonea
Countertops, a vork island, R/0 water treatment and GE
appliances. Family room overlooks screened pool area,
quality shines through this CBS home with a mainte-
nance free metal roof All this and more at $469,900.
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SECLUDED BENLATH THE TFREES hr: .... II .
cover this darling 3BR/2Ba 2-story home situated on 3.59
acres. Family oriented home (ot'.' ...r.:'l :: ir d \I.
newer Kenmore kitchen appliances, metal roof and a
rocking chair ready front porch. 50X20 pole barn on con-
crete with a 12' workshop built in. Horses welcome with
this private setting.The peace that you need is here wait-
ing for you. $415,000. '
TUCKED UNDER THE OAKS is where you will find this
wonderful 3BR/2BA CBS, split floor plan home situated
on 4.82 acres. This spacious yard is fenced and the pas-
ture is cross fenced completed with a 2 stall barn and tack
room ready for your horses. The home offers vaulted ceil-
ings, living and family rooms, an expansive back porch
and a new roof in 06. $399,900.
NEW CONSTRUCTION 3BR/2Ba CBS home in small
residential subdivisi9,ntl ,'ii jIi.. ,loqt,,,near the
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wood floors. You don't see many floor plans this func-
tional & open. $389,900.
fASHIONABLE AND FUNCTIONAL new construction
CBS home on 12 acre in Quail Run S/D. 9" ceilings
throughout, long list of upgrades include granite coun-
tertops, stainless steel appliances. Hardwood and traver-
tine floors, large lanai under truss. Brick pavers in drive
and walkway. $339,000. '
QUALITY IS ON DISPLAY New construction homes
near the golf course and marina.These CBS homes are
livable, lovable and available. Each model will boast
unique features and qualities. Call for more detailed
LOCATION MAKES THIS IMPECCABLE 3BR/2BA
home a great place to live. Custom built to the highest
standards with a suspended soffit plant shelf, kitchen bar,
cathedral ceilings, charming window seat, jacuzzi tub, tile
floors, pole barn and Suncrest shed. This dazzling home
is located 300 ft. from the aloosahatchee River, allowing
you to enjoy the amenities of waterfront living.
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180 N. Bridge St.
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construction, 3BRl2Ba split floor plan, with great room
design makes this a darling deal. Home backs up to a
wide greenbelt. and is priced to sell! $199,900.
3BR/2BA HOME IN PORT LABELLE. $189,90Q.
PARTIALLY FURNISHED 3BR/2BA home with garage
and aluminum carport + storage shed. Home backs up to
greenbelt and canal and near community pool.
GREAT INVESTMENT rental property. Duplex located
on MIK, Jr. Rental income is $400 per month. Only
MUSE MINI RANCH provides maximum pleasure.
Almost new doublewide mobile home on 9.54+/- cleared
acres with a large stocked pond. Wooden fence sur-
rounds this immaculate ,Fr "F. I,,,-. k I.I; .. .., i.
family room, fireplace, 11..J .. ... i. '.:. iu.
Bring the family and horses. $475,000.
WATCH THE BIRDS & enjoy the peace and quiet of
your own sun room. Beautiful wooded 1.27 acre lot
3BR/2BA DW manufactured home and a 2BR/1BA S\V
manufactured home. Fenced yard w/irrigation system
and two storage sheds in Immokalce. $245,000.
3BR/2BA MANUFACTURED HOME Ft Denaud Acres,
Mint condition, pantry built in microwave, breakfast bar,
dual sinks, garden tub & separate shower. Storage shed &
carport. Land was raised and leveled, paved drive with 2
acres of bahia grass. $215,000.
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HORSESHOE ACRES 4 bedroom 4.5
bath concrete block, 22+OAK FILLED acre
ranch. High and dry, great horse ranch,
beautiful,quiet + peaceful setting.
LABELLE AND MUSE Ideal home for you
and your horses. 10.28 beautiful acres,
fenced, cross-fenced, exceptional pasture,
spring-fed pond. $599,900.
THIS BEAUTIFUL OLD FLORIDA STYLE
HOME HAS BEEN COMPLETELY
REMODELED AND UPGRADED It fea-
tures hardiboard siding,low-E windows,
new doors, hardwood flooring, and bead-
board walls. A must see! $449,900.
TURKEY CREEK BOATER'S PARADISE -
This CBS 2b/lb home is located near
Ortona Lock with direct access to the Gulf
of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.
BOATERS PARADISE! LOCATED IN
MOORE HAVEN Riverfront 4/3 single
family, large screen patio w/spa to river side,
55+ Community, 20'X6' dock w/electric &
water. $350,000. 601LB200613029
A MUST SEE FOR SERIOUS BOATER -
This CBS quaint cottage is located near
Ortona Lock with direct access to the Gulf
of Mexico and The Atlantic Ocean.
KELL MILL TERRACE DBL Wide Mobile
with Front and Back wood porches. Has
year old reroof Second structure is used as
a office! $239,000. 601LB200607400
HORSESHOE ACRES -Double wide manu-
factured home with attached carport and
bonus shed. Nicely furnished plus many
extras included. $129,900.
VACATION HOME 1/1 on small lot in
beautiful mobile park. Access to boat ramp
has access to Lake Okeechobee. A fisher-
mans delight. $54,900. 601LB200614378
1. FIX AND SAVE! Bring
your toolbox to this 1/1
gem in a convenient loca-
tion to town. Nice corner
lot w/ 5 feet fence. Offers
plenty of room to play.
Bargains like this don't
come along every day!
2. SPACIOUS LAKE-
VIEW HOME! This 3/2
open floor plan manufac-
tured home features a
wood burning fireplace
and.large master suite \vw
a garden tub and separate
shower. The home comes
complete w/ refrigerator,
microwave, and extra
storage shed outback.
3. WHY RENT? When
you can own this perfect
-2/2 starter home on an
oversized corner lot! This
property features old
oaks, a fenced backyard
w/ plenty of room for a
pool, and a large
4. MOBILE HOME WITH
APARTMENT! Enjoy this
nicely maintained 3/2
mobile home on 2 +/-
acres, w/ a Mother-in-Law
apartment, kitchen appli-
ances, two-bay pole barn
w/ attached office and
5. IN TOWN GETAWAY!
This 2/2 home on a .79+/-
acre park like lot has
been taken care of and
boasts a new metal roof,
new septic. system, new,
carport,--four zone sprin-
kler system, large custom
storage building w/ new
roof, fenced back yard
and much more.
6. BEAUTIFUL AND
INVITING! Be the proud
owners of this meticu-
lously maintained 3/2, 2
car garage contemporary
home which features a
spacious family room w/
cathedral ceilings, a
screened lanai, split floor
plan, breakfast room, and
lots of extras. $257,900
7. BEAUTIFULLY LAND-
SCAPED! Enjoy the
peacefulness of this 3/2
home on 1 +/- acre close
to the city and public boat
ramp! This home boasts
pecky cypress in the liv-
ing room and dining
room, new galvalume roof
and water heater, com-
pletely remodeled bath-
room, and new tile.
Located in Moore Haven.
8. LOCATED IN A
HOOD! Enjoy this lovely
3/2 home located close to
shopping, schools and
churches. This home
offers many extra features
including a spacious back
yard w/ room for a pool, a
lanai with Jacuzzi and all
9. "LIKE NEW" CBS
HOME! Beautiful 3/2
home w/ split design.
open floorplan, cathedral
ceilings, and a gourmet
kitchen! Rear lanai over-
looks great landscaping
and a full yard irrigation
system in Caloosa
10. NEW HOME IN FAM-
Spacious 4/3 split floor
plan home w/ a 2 car
garage and large screened
lanai w/ room for a pool
or hot tub! Stoneybrook
at GateiSay has great
amenities such as a club-
house w/ pool and an
inline skating facility!
Located in. Ft. Myers.
11. 3/2 HOME ON
home, w/ a 2 car garage,
on a deep water canal is
your dream home!
Boasting a new 2005 roof,
new 2004 central
air/heat, rear screened
porch, a reverse osmosis
water system, yard sprin-
kler system, and dock w/
electric. Located in Alva.
12. CUSTOM RIVER-
VIEW HOME! Enjoy liv-
ing in a deed-restricted
S/D with this 3/2 custom
built home on 3 lots.
Home boasts 2 single car
garages w/ center work-
shop and full bath a"
easy for conversion into
mother-in-law or guest
* Nice .13 +/- acre lot located in town. $30,000
* .33 +/- acre lot in a growing area in Lehigh Acres. $45,000
* Enjoy this lovely .32 +/- acre lakefront homesite in Clewiston. $49,000
* Buildable .50 +/- acre homesite in Indian Hills S/D. Golf course and pub-
lic boat ramp minutes away. $49,900
* .50 +/- high and dry acre corner lot ready for your dream home. Seller
* Fall in love with seclusion & serenity on this 2 +/- acre beautifully-wood-
ed homesite in the premier rural residential community of Flaghole.
* Enjoy the privacy of 5 +/- acres in a nice neighborhood in Moore Haven.
* 1 +/- acre homesite in deed-restricted Old Fort Denaud S/D. Community
boat ramp on the Caloosahatchee! $215,000
* Very desirable 4.16 +/- acres in deed-restricted Port LaBelle Ranchettes.
One horse per acre. $375,000
* Stunning 1 +/- acre cleared riverfront homesite in Hidden Hammock S/D,
boasts an astonishing 200' +/- of riverfront. $725,000
700 S. Main Street
LaBelle, FL. 33975
Realtors: Emily Ankeney
* Bonnie M. Denning, CPA
Art. Fry Joyce Gerstman
Tracey L. Williams
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, May 25,2006
Submitted to Ihe Caloosa Belle/Charlie Davis
Summer is soon approaching and the watermelons from
Duane Hobby Farms have arrived. Duane and Tracie
Hobby have been generously donating watermelon to the
students of Hendry County for years. Students and staff
have enjoyed the watermelons and greatly appreciate
their generosity. Food Service Director Charlie Davis
delivered the sweet treats to schools in Clewiston and
LaBelle. Pictured from left: Tracie Hobby, Jennifer
Acevedo and Briana Ramos.
DBankof America, SHIRLEY IMHOFF WILLIS
Sa o Mortgage Loan Officer
"'5 Consumer Real Estate
S Now with an office in LaBelle
at 415 W. Hwy 80
Call for an appointment
ASK ME ABOUT OUR SPECIAL
LOAN PROGRAMS FOR TEACHERS.
MEDICAL WORKERS. LAW ENFORCEMENT.
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Young Brian Hanshaw may not look too happy about it right Caloosa Belle!Kristin Hunter
now, but he'll soon be sporting a huge smile when he has his Alabama Watermelon Queen Catherine Grace Odom visited
picture snapped with the Florida Watermelon Queen! Miss Florida to find out just how watermelons are grown. Mr.
Katie Grantham of Arcadia stopped by the Community Chris- Tommy Smith of LaBelle, past watermelon grower and past
tian School on a tour of the area recently, owner of Plant World was her sponsor and guide.
REDUCED Port LaBelle unn 9-
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Salem Cir., close to schools and shop
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180 N. Bridge SL LaBelle, FL
(863) 675V6788 1-888-675-6762
39 ACRES IN MUSE 1.2 mile fi.:m paved road,
includes 2BR hunting cabin -i,500t young
live cak trees o'n 19 .Ire.s in be used lir rimu-
gauon Land has been Ifbsr l ekd and engil
needed for drainage 'Waiei permita in place
Get back to nature and eni)c endless prtiv-i
INCOME PRODUCING ORANGE GROVE
w'.5i't. hl:mhnin 5i'. .alenruij, r.inrous rt.qc.
m ,[ti.LIei irrig.i l,-.n 12- iila] .acite Ai.rei'e ciri
be spl in ti' aI 21 aj..re irj,.i nari ir I .,I':re i[f.jj.
tfr enrilcr buldindu po:,iLbiltnres 12,500 per
VERSATILITY ABOUNDSI i lai2acre, sl. l:s,
Finee, ,'ypiem. trees aind open pisrurre ret.a
grazing land r hir'ie, :ir battle Mariula'iurcd
Home io)ld as irt on itie, ciuh well and power
Pro:iperr) )zoned one i'h' meslne pci 1 i.i...
Peilei:[ placc to gerijwa) ali'd ,lcre.r it all
OAK HAMMOCK. CYPRESS AND PALMET.
TOS TREES grajie he lan.liipe of i rthis 1.1
.ares in Nluse Creek. runi throui'h the NE .ide
.1 [he proprerr, adding io the u-mnqudilr) ji ihi
pnire hac $1,100.000.
RETREAT FROM THE CITY r:' iltis -ai j.: p.ir.
,.el offt ell mairitaireJ dJirt r[ od i.ii,hn,,red
po r[crinail tf.,r a i ruri rn,:' tii ut.i hi ,Je.i-, ) ) A
steal at $30,000 per acre.
MANAGEABLE ORANGE GROVE olt iR I -
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NIKKI YEAGER, Sales Associate PAUL ROSE, Broker
2839/54-2005 cell 239/504-2002
30 BREATHTAKING ACRES IN MUSE :onr
uaved Silerljke Kd Thias aj.rage of:,ler
improved past urelar-d and tbe.iutiul nO-s,:dedi
areas on bouh ,sides of a) pi.rurcsque flcssinit
creek Camp Houre ari ja hIand ipunp ,well are
lui j tle o: the .anielnes5 thji mal;e [hi aj on:i
in a liletune i opporiruniry' 'i;,Jl :Jri ,a n ill s
ui.iruiue |lar.el f.i :oi 5$705.000.
PRISTINE AND GREEN PASTLRELANDI -l
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irc rarni -,',I rirm or p- ins. ,iitrijlTJ Zonied
r:ne horun: per ajcrei and ,:onverIierinih lo-jted
in Mu-e $660,000.
20 ACRES ON MAHOGANY AVENUE IN
MUSE. Plerr) of spad'. on [his, paf:el tr pc:l.
The perte:l hoime[sic' Enit\ ilhe quiei and
wvjr.:h lie ddlife J.is [he sunsets Pure Gold
C(-unirt laorij Ba: ni; up)10 LIc.s Brther' aridi
I. ricnJ orn three ,idc. $,98.000.
"A" RATED ACREAGE P'nme andJ .rdimO p.ri
t ii isrh be'r j! si lo 'io Jscrie ihti Ilrpe, lo:ely
hbinIe.ie .iuj can enlov iour horse miidtJ vi',ur
1 -nu r o t' his '".i + j.res in the itri L.iBelle
THIS EIE CATCHING '.2'+ icre- i Fi:r[
LaB.IIl. Pf:.]i.:he let. '..|uJld be r, si .: plj:c ,fi :.r
',-,"u [' build 1 u'r ne, home C :,unri's, cinri'_r
isrh i mrunnri :cII c:.Irb $359,900.
3.02 ACRES IN GLADES COUNTY
RANCHETrES. cleji-.J a.inr .idt tor luildr
L:,iaj[c.] :'r Fiorier (iii.le $345.000.
180 N. Bridge St.
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BRING THE KIDS, DOGS AND HORSES.
Beautiful 1 i j..re irj.:[ in ir, : on Feffir'voo' l
Ljae rihau is tri-n:eJ ind J,-ireid E..',dl,.r[ ri.rin.:h
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20 ACRES OF INVESTMENT PROPERTY IN
WESTERN MLUSE. \'jlh ijppre.tuil,. iand iIl.
uic. ni,1. is rthe rime t,- irs.,i r Siu-surround'1 b\t
i-,,'a e *4,.:.>c an uiidl.- $299,900.
5 ACRES WEST OF LABELLE E& Inli j h-or
Jist.,in l Fi M P ',.cr4 t .)js.. pr', .. palnsert[,,
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sa.:v Build isour, dreim hom he-re $269,900.
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5 SERENE 4CRES IN MUSE on j p.i-edl
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.jithe f:or in i n.rilmeni $200,000 each.
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r i ...i-, a jJ,". $165,000.
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rhl-l pir.-nlrul., J ,j i.ne $"'9.900.
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MONTLURA RINCH ESTATES -I .ti .:.! .I,
J': Ir.l $-17,500 to $6',500.
WIDE VARIETY OF HOMFSITES AMAI-
ABLE PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE OR
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FEFAiURFF OF THE T[EK
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WATERFRONT & PRIVACY AT IT'S BEST This
recently renovated 3BR/2BA home is located at
the Ortona Locks. Fish from your own private
dock. (Permit in place to add new dock w/ lift.)
Priced to Sell!!!
PECrACLILAR RIVRTrRONT ESTATE SITE
ir |i ., ,I i f l f .:[ I ... .l .ni R Jlnl i d jli j,., cpJ-d
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pristine across and up til: n',r Ir..rri rhir PF,:,ir '
on both the main river and the "Old River", which
features 60 feet of protected dockage. Rip Rap of
riverbank is in progress. There is NO "Corps
Setback" on either lot, which may allow houses
ind/nr nnno Ils unusllc v ncls t Riven r P.,eatiful
THIS IMMACULATE MANUFACTURED HOME
Ji ilU4Iucd '.'n diiJ Jed ,:i:rIZ Id :J l IrIn I'oiri Jn.j
,M,,rplrld) keni:cd H.-me fcaturc, pulled Lil-
ings, split floor plan, kitchen with pantry and
breakfast island. Front and back porches are great
for outdoor entertaining and enjoyment.
A GREAT RENTAL INVESTMENT OR STARTER
anu/ui puuis unusuaru ilos c uveEner. u n.uul
area of upscale homes within blocks of central HOMEI This 3BR/2BA manufactured home has a
LaBelle. $1,500,000 lot ot offer. It features a split floor plan, a deck for
GORGEOUS RIVERFRONTI This 1.04 acre lot is entertaining, a garden tub in the master bath, new
wooded and located on County Road 78. Build paint throughout and new carpet. This mobile is
your dream home on this narcel and eninv end- priced to sell!! $125.000.
less views of the Caloosahatchee River Price
SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR NATURE
LOVERS. This 2/2 CBS Home & Guest mobile is
QUIET COUNTRY RETREAT! Like new manufactured on Jacks,Branch with river access. This Unique
home on 2.82 acres in.quiet Ft. Denaud. This immacu- one of a kind property also has it's own private
late home offers vaulted ceilings, entertainment pack- ISLAND. Gorgeous property is covered with large
age includes a large screen television w/stereo andsur- oaks. Call for more details. This is a MUST SEE.
round sound, split floor plan, built in computer center, $475,000
large master bedroom and bath w/garden tub and sep- EXCELLENT BUYIIThis .84 +/- Acre creek front
rate shower. Upgraded appliances add a nice touch, to homesite is located on Pollywo Creek in beauti-
the large open kitchen w/ eat-in breakfast bar and for- ful river fr< ; your dream
mal dining. $212,500 home on thi )i Jlot which pro-
THIS IMMACULATE 2 BR /1.5 BA HOME IS located vides beautify ks access tote Caloosahatchee
in the center of town close to everything. What a terrif- River and some river views. Price Reduced
ic home for someone just setting out on their own or $149,900.
sizing down. Home is partially furnished and ready for BEAUTIFUL RIVERVIEWS from this waterfront
you! $159,900 homesite on dredged river oxbow w/private dock
WATERFRONT HOMES/LOTS in place. Homesite is located approx. 75 ft. from
LOCATION. LOCATION. LOCATIONII This 3 the main river in an area of nice homes. Permits
os- acrhpeninsula froas over 700' of are in place to re-dredge oxbow to 6-8 ft. depth.
Caloosahatchee River frontage with Hwy. 29 $499,000.
access. Zoned C-2 your possibilities are endless! H S L L
$3,300,000 HOMES IN LABELLE
ONE OF THE FEW RIVERFRONT PARCFLS on THIS CHARMING CEDAR HOME sits on an
the market. This stunning 10.7 Acres is very
unique with 600 +/- feet fronting on the beautiful
Caloosahatchee River. Look to the East and West
and enjoy endless views from the raised river-
bank. The waterfront piece features lakefront on
the South side and riverfront on the North. Build
your dream home and enjoy the peace and tran-
uility that LaBelle's Caloosahatchee has to offer.
oversized corner lot in the city. The 2BR/2BA
home has vaulted ceilings and tile in the living
area. French doors provide views to the outside.
Fenced back yard and 8' x 10' shed for extra stor-
MOVE IN READY Newly remodeled 3BR/2BA
home located on large lot in the city. New carpet,
flooring and interior paint and spacious master
bedroom. Price reduced to sell $179,900
This pro:rpcir 1- !1 5 J':f-' in orre .-.t Ish -la
L'oi'.rlic .jre .i Gl.ladci C:unrin Surlioudid ,J71
Ilgc J.ij.recj ll'o, par..el h tv:b:er ..I andJ anJ
fenced. This custom built home is spacious and
very well kept. Over 3,400 sq.ft. split floor plan
features ceramic tile, 3 large bedrooms, walk-in
closets, and 2.5 spacious baths. The island kitchen
has walk-in pantry, breakfast area, and is open to
the large family room. The.master bedroom and
bath offer his and hers walk-in closets, garden tub,
separate shower, dual sinks and access to the
pool. Too many improvement to mention, call for
your private showing! $1,450,000.
3BR/1BA CBS HOME ON 8.8+/- ACRES
WELL MAINTAINED 1BR/2BA MANUFAC- fronting on paved road approx. 3 miles from
TURED HOME w/ office or possible 4th bed- town. Property is fenced & cross fenced w/gor-
room. Located within city limits, completely geous oaks and horse stable. $490,000.
fenced and priced to sell $99,900 18 +/. ACRES W/1BR/1.5BA COTAGE style home
located in Port LaBelle Ranchettes, one of LaBelle's
HOMES most desirable communities. Situated at the end of a cul
LIKE NEW THIS 3 BEDROOM. 2 BATH FEA- de sac provides a peaceful & private setting. Cathedral
TURES A LARGE BONUS ROOM. The home ceilings, ceramic tile throughout, open floor plan and
offers a split floor plan, upgraded appliances, wrap around porch. $469,900
pantry, laundry room, custom floors, and a large ACREAGE/LOTS
open patio. The landscaping is done and the cus- 40 ACRE- Gerber Grove $660,000
tom driveway adds a nice touch to this one of a 2.5 +/- ACRES stocked pond, partially fenced, unique
kind must see. $185,000. oak grove and ready to build. Great location on CR 78
4BR/2BA SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME features approx 2 miles from town. Seller motivated!
large kitchen, new a/c, upgraded appliances, jet 10 ACREARCEL located off Hwy 74 (Bermont Road)
tub and above ground pool. $174,900 in Charlotte County Property zoned agricultural. Price
SELLER RELOCATINGI Ready to move in and a Reduced $100,000
must see to believe! Located in a private country BEAUTIFUL OAK COVERED CITY OF LABELLE
setting in Horseshoe Acres Subdivision. This 2
bedroom, 1 bath manufactured home is situated
on over a half acre lot;.shaded screened deck,
with many fruit trees and partially fenced yard.
Dog on premises. Call ahead. $129,500.
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY! This 2 bedroom
1.5 bath mobile home is located in quiet River
Oaks Subdivision, Ortona Fl. Great investment for
the part-time Floridian, or a great get-away. The
home is being sold partially furnished, and offers
a split floor plan with vaulted ceilings. $58,500
HOMES ON ACREAGE
UNIOUE. DESIRABLE AND SECLUDED Less
than a mile from the new West Glades Elementary.
LOT. Located in established neighborhood. Build your
home on this .45 acre lot. Price Reduced $70,000
BEAUTIFUL 100' X 185' RESIDENTIAL HOMESITE
w/beautiful oaks located in the city of LaBelle and ready
to build! $89,900
OVERSIZED ,64 ACRE WOODED residential home-
site located in the city $89,000
1.25 ACRES LOT in growing Montura Ranch Estate
more lots available $49,500.
2 PORT LABELLE LOTS IN UNIT 102, located side
by side. Lots provide over V2 acre homesite. Partially
cleared, high and dry. Ready to build! $45,000 each
PRIME LOCATION! Business zoned property located
in Downtown LaBelle. Perfectly situated on the corner
of (Hwy 29) Bridge Street and Park Avenue thi proper- BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY ESTABLISHED IN 1984
ty has endless possibilities. "Old Historical Florida- THE GATOR BAIT PUB has been a thriving business in
Style" two story building, 1,846 sq. ft. w/ 122' frontage the Pioneer Community for many years. If you've ever
on Bridge Street and a "Quaint Old-Florida Cracker- wanted to run your own Restaurant and Lounge here's
Style" office fronting on Park Avenue. $1,200,000 your chance. This quaint establishment comes fully fur-
REDUCED PRICE $350.000111 RENOVATED nished with a completely equipped kitchen, and offers
BUILDING!ll READY FOR YOUR BUSINESSIII Need great start for any entrepreneur. Priced at $174,500
a place to locate your business. This is it! Highly vis- INDUSTRIAL
able, only 180 ft. East of Bridge Street. Totally remod- 4,14 ACRES ZONED INDUSTRIAL. Property fea-
eled building situated on .31 acre lot fronting on tures 80'x 100' hangar plus 1998 3BR/2BA- 2,200 sq. ft.
Washington Ave. across from bank drive thru. Property doublewide mobile home. Great investment... Great
is 175' deep which leaves room for future expansion. Location! $1,500,000 UNDER CONTRACT
Renovations include all new crown molding, ceramic NDUSTRIAL PROPERTY! Excellent investment
tile, siding, plumbing, electric and A/C. opportunity w/ 277' frontage on Hwy 29. 1.59+/- acres
BUSINESS ZONED! This 2BR/1BA home is situated on corner of Hwy 29 and N. Industrial Loop Road, 3
on a high traffic road in the city. Just 2 blocks north of steel buildings- (Warehouse-3,800 sq. ft.; shop 1,600
Hwy 80 and 1 block east of Bridge Street and surround- sq. ft. ; office building 2,520 sq. ft.) all currently leased.
ed by local banks and businesses. Price reduced $1,300,000
STOP BY AND VISIT US AT OUR NEW
LOCATION ON HWY 80
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10 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, May 25,2006
859+/- acres on CR 78 at the Lee/Hendry County line,
$40,000 per acre.
320+/- acres on CR 720 in Muse, Pollywog Creek flows
down the eastern boundary $30,000 per acre.
Two 6+/- acre homesites on CR 78 in Fort Denaud,
priced to sell at $75,000 per acre.
23+/- acres in Alva of Persimmon Ridge Road,
$42,000 per acre.
20+/- acres in Alva on Persimmon Ridge Road,
$2,ooo,o000, can split into 10 acre parcels.
Gorgeous ranch home on
1to/- acres in Alva. Fenced
and cross-fenced with 2
barns. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 3
car garage with extra guest
-room over garage. Home
has all the upgrades. Priced
j-to sellat, $1,600oo,ooo
825 E. Cowboy Way Suite 105
LaBelle, FL 33935
(The Wallace Plaza)
;rn Mary Diaz Lic. Real Estate Broker
j1 s M (561) 385-3282
REALTY call for available listings
580 S. Main St.
LaBelle, FL 33935
f you are thinking of buying
or selling, give us a call!
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frii banrl.g, shopping, schools and much more.
Thi. Bp ?R'8 home'has it all. From it's fenced back
Sii-l FpJ,'.'.us rooms; wood burning fireplace, new
ki1.t n tic r ,ii Jrl -i J id ,01-11. .- I I.l ji,1 i
a hlard d+ys il, -, 1:, ,i i .r *,,I 0, ,., I, iV 1, i6J
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yard. Priced @ $159,900.
Just like NEW! 3BR/1.5B CBS home within walk-
ing distance from shopping. Features include new
berber carpet, ceramic tile, all new cabinets and
much more. Priced to sell at only $119,900.
! *Runningour ..,, E.r i. r-;i "TI,; lI-. :-:
2005 -,4BRfiE nlunul.t-uid IriuIhlltc buj., ",;,
S sq ft of living space and sits on 2.34 fenced acres
g in the quiet rural community of Double J Acres.
o Country living just a hop-skip away from LaBelle
, or Ft. Myers makes this a perfect location!
e Running out of room for your family? This huge
2005 4BR/2B manufactured home boasts, 2,304 sq
Sft of living space and sits on 2.34 fenced acres in the
Quiet rural community of Double J Acres. Country
- living just a hop-skip away from LaBelle or.Ft. Myers
o makes this a perfect location! $269,900.
Back on the market! This 2.5+/- acre mini estate
u makes relaxing easy with a 3BR/2B manufactured
Riverfront 5 Acres with 215+/- feet of
frontage. High elevation reveals spec-
tacular views. $885,000 REDUCED
Riverfront 1.15 Acre homesite on presti-
gious Fort Denaud Rd. $575,000
More than Meets the Eyel Hard to find
home on deed restricted acreage
tucked neatly away yet seconds from
SR 80. Backs up to a pristine retention
lake with amazing sunsets. Low main-
tenance CBS/Stucco exterior with all
the details of a well designed country
home on the inside. Features include
tray ceilings. interior doors all custom
built, custom cabinets with tile back-
splash and granite countertops, all
windows have wood casing sur-
rounds, a brick fireplace, and wood
floors throughout -finish the look.
2 Acre Deed Restricted Homesite in
Oak Haven Estates. Oak filled and
backs up to beautiful sunsets over the
Be the.first to own thIis quality niev home.' Custom
beatrifil detail is what this builder had in mind when
creating this spacious .floor-plann ,dt fInctional decor.
Located in Ear LaBelle and Glades County- and in one
of the most desirable and appreciative neighborhoods
around. Miniiutes from downttown LaBelle and
the Caloosahatchee River. Priced to sell....$.249.000
Call Stephanie Weatherford at
* 3 Bedroom/2 Bath/2 Car Garage
* 1,608 Sq. Ft. Liv. Area 2,385 Total
* Ceramic Tile and Carpet Flooring
* Maple cabinets throughout home
* Large Master Bath with Garden Tub & Separate Shower
* Large Combined Laundry Room With Pantry
* IPLSr 200628737
- Port LaBelle Unit 102 Glades County
* H ld r ,, lJ. ul [ i.. .l .r LJ till,-
i.,ri $. 1 19.800
* Drop dead gorgeous! If you're looking for the dream
lot for your new home look no further. Located in the
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for your dream home. $54,900.
* Triple lot in Unit 6. $49,900 each
* Double lot in Unit 9. $49,900 each.
SBeautiful wooded 1+/- acre homesites! Outside
LaBelle limits but only minutes from town! ust offE
Road, Don't miss owning acreage close to LaBelle.
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Loaded with possibilities! 2 stcclbuildings with
over 5,800 sq ft of work area on 1+/- acre. Zoned
for Heavy Industrial use. Currently is fully rented
out to 3 businesses. Listed at only $525,000.
Prime 20+/- acre potential commercial parce
located near West Glades Elementary in Muse and
just minutes away from downtown LaBelle. $3.50
per square foot.
* Sable Palm R/V Campground truly a 50 acre gold
mine!! This beautiful property features a 10 acre 70
site RN campground located off US27 in the peace
ful country side of Palmdale. The park even has its
own fishing lake and grass landing strip. The remain
ing 40 acres could accommodate several hundred
additional RN/V sites. $2,800,000
* Loaded with possibilities! 2 steel buildings with
over 5,800 sq ft of work area on 1+/- acre. Zoned for
Heavy Industrial use. Currently is fully rented out to
3 businesses. Listed at only $525,000.
* 1.18+/- acres zoned C-1 commercial just South o
LaBelle with 175+/- feet of frontage on SR29 and
frontage on Luckey Street. Asking $450,000.
* Beautiful .25+/- acre corner lot in downtown
LaBelle w/great potential. Currently zoned fo
duplex or single family w/a possibility of rezoning to
home. Featuring ceramic tile, textured walls & spa-
cious kitchen. Only $179,900.
* Tired of the Circus? No clowning around about
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home with over 1100 sq ft of living area ready for
occupancy. SELLER FINANCING AVAILABLE!
* Location of a Lifetime! Generations will file past
well-traveled location of this 8+/- acres on SR 80 in
Alva. Over 1,000 ft.'of road frontage and 3 existing
entrances off of SR 80. Cleared with well and elec-
tric. Time's on your side in this investment!
* The opportunities are endless! Bring your invest-
ment dollars here. 25 beautiful acres wit/ Hwv 27
fontIMlERitclUt l fearedd
except for the majestic Live Oaks. Briig your ideas
and see! $650,000.
* 5+/- acres in Pioneer Plantation. Suitable for site
built home or manufactured. Only $170,000.
* Uncramp yourself on this spacious 2.5+/- acres
on Evans Rd. with a pond and fenced for livestock.
So say goodbye to city pressure and enjoy the coun-
* 1.84+/- acre located off Jacks Branch Rd. in Muse.
This property has lots of oaks, pines and palm trees.
Perfect for the nature lover. Priced at only $95,000.
* Genuine Country Feel! Days gone by are back!
Relive the best on this private & secluded 2+/- acs.
Fresh air special! $93,900.
* Call for prices on all our Montura Listings!
2 Story Home close Lo lown lust off Ft.
Denaud Rd. This amazing 3Bed/2Ba I1
home has it all. location charm.
Master suite with office screened
room and more $279,000 REDUCED. .y
sizf1 IUIRI Qr rAsr St. The front 2.7 Ac are zoned Light
Mobile on 1/2 acre south of LaBelle Industrial with the remaining 4 ac zoned
with lots of paving and a 26x53 pole Heavy Industrial. Great opportunity for
barn. $92,500. flex space development. Easy access to
LOTS AND LAND SR 29 and SR 80 located across from the
Development Potential 25 acres plustate Attorney's Office and close to
on Ft. Denaud Rd. Pair up with avail- Belle rport. $3,064
able waterfront (priced Commercial potential Located approx
Independently) for an upscale resi- 1 mile west of Cowboy Way with 800
Independently) for n upscale res- lineal ft on Hwy 80. Directly across
dental project $150,000 per acre. from the proposed future Wal-Mart
5 Beautiful Oak Laden Acres located location. $2,090,880.
East of LaBelle. Quiet County Living for
Over Half an acre in the cit. Complete
with fCldlcUlrll.lRt:ft, brush has fJ.. ----- "I
been clet~ U, R i-rlirin. Great buy PF
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ed in the city with easy access to SR 80. --i_
.75 Acres manicured and ready for ^ .4 : ^^^^^ ( ,a-l.
your dream home. Lots of oaks and
maples. $95,000. Light Industrial 4.65 Ac with 2400 Sq, Ft.
Port LaBelle Lots on the north side of Stel t
80, close to new development area & out l U
marina. Priced from $49,000 to $57,900. under current zoning. 5,O.
Call for inventory list. Over 60 sites to Heavy Industrial Site just south of the
pick from. city limits. Industrial Loop S/D. Easy
Seller Financing Available with 25% access to both SR 80 and Hwy 29.
down to qualified buyer. Port LaBelle Cleared, filled and culvert in. $299,000
1/4 ac. lot on the norht side of Hwy. 80. Profitable Towing Business established
Many new homes under construction with many revolving accounts &
in the immediate area. Asking $39,800. approved by all the major motor
INDUSTRIAL/COMMERCIAL clubs. Currently servicing LaBelle and
Prime Comer with approx. 590 ft. on well the surrounding area with a clean &
traveled Cowboy Way and 520 ft. on Elm reliable service record. Call for details.
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tures new oak cabines,with tile and granite countenops. 2 elegant
master suites- suite upstairsboasts a balconyoverlooking the river
large lanai for relaxing, as an in ground jacuzzi/spa. Boat Dock
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able spoil easement. $965,000.
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dock, well and electric. Over 160 ft of waterfronton this .50+/-
acre lot. $499,000;
240 FT OF BEAUTIFUL NAVIGABLE CREEK FRONTAGEwith
a view and access to the river. Dock permit in hand. Secluded loca-
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16631 675-6788 1.888.675-6762
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lorido 281 S. Bridge Street LaBelle
f.eal 3 Rodney Murray
R iL!S,: Real Estate Broker
stOe to. Assoclares. Seth Howard Phil Lewis. Tamra
i Franc,:,, Jim Codidington Kyndel Murray
3B "-q r reg".... x32
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3BR/2Bat1h recently renovated. Located in town on
nice lot w/trees. S239,500.
5BR/3Bath really nice manufactured home on 5
beautiful acres in Muse on Cypress Ave. $399,000.
3BR.3Bath on 4.ae, -it,1o30x42 pole barn &
24x36 horse barkl i7lJ I M -lle Ranchettes nice,
nice, nice. $695,000.
61.25 acres. Improved pastures & fenced. Only
$11,000 per acre.
68 a rl ~lMyl.j-ed.
Well maintained 4BR/2Bath home on beautifully
landscaped lot. With in town convenience. Deep
well irrigation, and large, orkjshop screened room
,and gazebo. PRICE REDUCED! $324,900.
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CINDY L. ALEXANDER
LIC. REAL-ESTATE BROKER.
ASSOCIATES: EDITH HACKMANN
SCOTn HACKMANN AND TIM SPENCER
233 N.'BRIDGE ST
On the comer of
BRIDGE ST & WASHINGTON
M0S. U SE HABLO ESPANOL
mrNs comIN AVAAIIInt $210,000.
3/1 ON MARTIN LUTHER IUNG BLVD. $750/M. NO IN PORT LABELFR rite'edoolm/2Bath, lcar garage
PETS plus den. Off Bisah& aW.$!n g $185,000.
3/2 DUPLEX IN TOWN. $800/M NO PETS IN COUNTRY VILLAGE 2BedroonV2.5Bath, 1 car garage.
BRAND NEW HOUSE IN PORT LABELLE All appliances Home has largefamily room thatcan easilybeconvertedinto
included and washer/dry 3/2/2 $1,700/M a 3rd bedroom. Asking $197,900.
3/1.5/1 W/POOL IN TOWN $1000/M NO PETS OFF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BLVD. 3Bedroom/lBath
HOMES rt n SAE CBS home with carport. New Upgrades! Priced at $129,900.
NEW LISTING IN FORT MYERS 3Bedroom/3Bath, 1 car LOCATED IN LEHIGH ACRES 3Bedroom/2Bath, 2 car
garage in a great location. Close to everything. Home has 2 garage built in 2001 and in excellent condition. Home over
master bedrooms, new roof, interior paint and A/C. Asking looks canal and located in agreatarea close to Ft. Myers but
IN9,900. out enough for peace and quiet. Asking $230,000.
ro. A g 1, nw 2BEDROOM/1BATH HOUSE in LaBelle. Being sold "As
IN PORT LABELLE 3Bedr pm2Bath, 2 car garage off Is. Asking $125,000.
School Circle, Ied fenced ins backyard and INw APE CORAL .,iboth sides, new roof,
a large shed. As i new plumbing and ti its. Asking $325,000.
OFF COWBOYIW ,Y,: lto Bath is currency used asC S
Oa residenYtial pvlBe d commercial. Asking IN PIONEER! 3Bedoom/2Bath, lage doublewide mobile
$145,000i home on fenced in 2.5 acres. Dual fireplace, walk-in cdosets,
IN LEHIGH ACRES This 4Bedroomn2Bath home has 2,288 outside buildings. Asking $199,900.
sq. ft. on a large corner lot that is fenced in. Home has many 2.5 ACRES in Pioneer Plantation. $79,000.
extras. Call for an appointment today. Asking $288,900. LOTSFORmJal
IN LEHIGH ACRES. Home has 1,900 sq ft with 2 master WE HAVE LOTS FOR SALE IN LABELLE, PORT
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Caloosa Belle. Thursday. May 25, 2006
Register now for local leadership class
Leadership Hendry & Glades
Counties is a new and exciting
program: designed to prepare
potential leaders to meet the chal-
lenges facing Hendry and Glades
counties and to provide current
leaders an exciting learning
Participants will explore criti-
cal issues and discover priceless
resources through, a-series of-
semiiinars and related activities.
Interaction with key decision
makers, experts, community
leaders and representatives to
local government assists partici-
pants in better understanding the
forces that impact their business,
community and daily lives.
SLeadership Hendry & Glades.
Counties believes the cooperative
effort of well-informed citizens is
the key to preserving and enhanc-
ing the quality of life that Hendry
and Glades county residents
The Leadership Program is
designed to be interactive in a
seminar format. Issues will be
presented in an open in-depth
manner. The program does not
advocate any one viewpoint but
will strive to provide all sides of
Beginning in October 2006
with an orientation "kick-off" din-
ner the program will consist of
one day a month (excluding
December 2006) for six informa-
live education days A June recog-
nition and graduation dinner \\ill
conclude the first "Pioneer Class"
Participates of the program
will experience such topics as.
judicial, business and agri-busi-
ness, growth management,
health and education, civic and
cultural and water and environ-
ment issues gaining deeper
Class of 2006
Maribel Gaucin Gomez daugh-
ter of Manuel and Manuela
years, and in
She enjoys run-
bel plans to Maribel Gaucin
work this sum- Gomez
mer and. save
up for a car.
Her future plans are to join the
Marine Corp. and further her stud-
Cantt .is the
daughter of Joe
and listening to
plans to spend Bernice
the summer- Cantu
before starting nursing school to
specialize in pediatrics.
Dusan Jovetic is an exchange
student from Montenegro, living
with-Roger and Debbie Greer
while in LaBelle. While at LHS he
has participated in basketball
and track and field. Dusan and
earned All State Honorable Men-
tion. He was a -
SWFL Mr. Bas-,
member of the
SWFL All. Star-
Team, Co-MVP .:.
for his LHS bas- ;
and he tied the
record for most Dusan
rebounds at 26 Jovetic
Dusan plans to visit Europe
over the summer. He earned a full
scholarship to Seminole Commu-
nity College to play basketball He
hopes to become a dentist.
Kourtenay M. Kelting is the
daughter of Ermin and Kandis
Kelting. Sh6 has participated in
FBLA (3 years; .
of the World
tory); and was
Honor Soci6ty Kourtenay
singing and has been a member
of the Lake Placid YouthBpwling,
League for-2 years and enjoys'
karate at Bushi-Kan Dojo. After a
break from school, Kourtenay
plans earn her RN at Edison Col-
lege, then pursue her master's
degree out of state.
Chelsea King is the daughter of
Todd and Rhonda King She par-
ticipated in the
Florida High "
2 years She .
ing, hanging '.
hunting. She Chelsea
attends Alva King
Church. After a
summer of having friends, she
plans to attend Edison College,
then transfer to a university to
study veterinary medicine.
Jacob Koby Charles Kisela has
played JV baseball and varsity
LHS. He enjoys ,.
trucks and ',
spending time .'I i
at the lake and i
working for the .
plans to atend
Edison. College JacobKoby
to .major in -- sea
business He is
he son of John and Ginger Kisela
VanCheska Chanel Koch has
been in the National Honor Soci-
ety at LHS;
been a cheer-
leader and on
the tennis teanm.
She ~\as pait of
gram: been on
Honoi Roll andVancheska
in \'ho's WhoVance
in American ChanelKoch
She enjoys reading, tennis, web
surfing and doing yoga and plates.
\anCheska has been a volunteer at
local medical facilities
She plans go to the beach, hang
out with friends anrd pack for col-
lege over the summer, then attend
the University of South Florida to
obtain a master's degree and
become an awesome nurse anes-
Jason Michael Soud, son of
Carey and Julie Soud, was in bas-
ketball-4 years, football-I year,
power lifting-l'year. He enjoys fish-
ing, playing bas-
ketball and ten-
nis \\iLh friends.
He is a member
Church in Ft.
plans to work
begin Edison in
the fall,, :and Jason
then transfer to MichaelSoud
Kiwanis donated two brand
new rugs to the Barron Library.
for the Youth and Children's
rooms. Upthegrove Elementary
students from Mrs. Jan Colbert
and Mrs. Cindy Whidden's first
grade classes were the first to
enjoy the new rug. Kiwanis
member Mary Ruth Prouty was
there to give the rug away.,
First, Mrs. Vicki Parrish gave
the students a tour of the library.
Then Lori Howard, Children's
librarian, read the story Cook-A-
Doodle-Doo to the children
while they sat on one of the new
rugs. The children were very
attentive during the story and
seemed to enjoythe story as
well as the new rug very much.
The rug will get a lot of use and
is a great enhancement to the
Caloosa Belle/Kristin Hunter
From left back row: first grade teacher Mrs. Whidden, Chil-
dren's librarian Lori Howard, first grade teacher Mrs. Colbert
and volunteer mom, Mary Coronado.
unity Links. Individual Voices.
from Edison College
insight into the special problems
and assets facing our counties.
If you are willing to commit to
serve the community, participate
in community activities or have
an interest in being a key volun-
teer or community leader, then
you may be a candidate for the
In addition to participants of
the class, Leadership Hendry &
Glades Counties is seeking spon-
sorships. Levels include Platinum
for $5,000, Gold at $2.500, Silver is
$1,000, and a Bronze sponsorship
is $500. Platinum, Gold and Silker
enable the sponsor to include one
person to participate in the "Pio-
neer Class." The\ also receive
recognition in all material adver-
tising the prograni and through-
out the series of classes. Bronze
members also are identified on
material promoting the program.
To receive more information
on ria sponsorship, contact Hendry
County Economic Development
Council by calling 863-675-6007.
A steering committee member
regarding sponsorship may also
notify businesses and groups.
Already on board are Lykes Bros.
and Alico with Gold Sponsorships
and Southern Gardens at the Sil-
Space is limited with only 20
participants to be selected
through application. Tuition is
$500. Scholarships for $250 are
available to those who prove
need. To be considered for the
"Pioneer Class" applicants may
pick-up and submit a completed
application to the Hendry County
Economic Development Council
Office in LaBelle, 125 E. Hick-
pochee Ave IChamber of Com-
merce Building), or call 863-675-
i-O07 to obtain an application
fo m to be mailed to you. Dead-
line is August 31, 2006. Once
accepted tuition is due. A high-
resolution photo %\ill be required
on the application.
Submitted to the Caloosa
From left: Dawn Jefferies,
Kiwanis Treasurer; Debbie
Woodford, President; Mary
Ruth Prouty, Chairman of
Young Children Priority One.
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Canal Point Pahokee Belle Glade South Bay
Cle.Jis.ton Moore Haven Ortona Muse North LaBelle
Felda LaBelle Immokalee Pioneer Plantation
Buckhead Ridge Okeechobee Basinger Frostproof
Kiwanis donates rug to Barron Library
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Rebecca Lynn Barnhart,
daughter of Ben and Robin
Barnhart,. is a 2006 home
ate and an
uate of Edi-
Ms. Barnhart M ;i
her Assbci- Rebecca Lynn
ale's in Arts Barnhart
Beck\ was involved in 4-H
and the Southwest Florida Sym-
phony Choir and is also a mem-
ber of Crossroads Baptist
Church in Fort Myers \\here she
is an active leader in the youth
and praise team. She has been
working as a math tutor student
assistant at Edison College for
the last two years. Her plans for
the summer are to work as a
counselor at a Christian camp
In the fall, Becky will be trav-
eling the U.S. and abroad as a
member of Encounter Revival
Ministries. E.R.M. is a mission
organization that seeks to serve
churches, schools and commu-
nities by conducting public
assemblies, counseling, Bible
studies and revivals. Becky
hopes to make a positive
impact in the lives of young
people through her singing and
various other talents and abili-
Woman's Club activities
S ".. ..
Submitted to the Caloosa Belle/Lynne Campbell
The LaBelle Community Woman's Club annual Service
Award for 2006 was awarded to Jean Staub.
The LaBelle Community Woman's Club held its end of the
year meeting on May 9. The installation of officers cere-
mony was conducted by Iris Varner, District 12 Director.
The new officers of the Woman's Club are, from left:
Lynne Campbell, Parliamentarian; Aurdey Romer, Trea-
surer; Linda Davidson, Secretary; Martha Raye
Humphries standing in for Diane Potocr, Vice President;
Carol Kraft, President.
12 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, May 25, 2006
Vanishing muck lowers land elevation
By Jose Jesus Zaragoza
BELLE GLADE The effects
of subsidence are clear.
At the Everglades Research
and Education Center in Belle
Glade, a graduated pole juts out
of the dirt to reach nine feet into
the air. Roman numerals mark
the depth of the pole at every
foot The remarkable thing
about the pole isn't the weath-
ered condition of it, or even that
it has stood at the site for many
decades, but that at one point in
time, the top of it was level with
Fifty years ago, some of the
top soil scientists in the area
famously predicted the demise
of farming as we know it in our
area. Pointing to the rapid
decline of the condition of the
soils in the Everglades Agricul-
ture Area, they said farming
would not be able to sustain
itself past the year 2000.
The agriculture industry that
year posted sales upwards of $1
Farming in the area has been
able to adapt to rapidly worsen-
ing conditions, partly by growing
sugarcane and implementing
rin techniques to stanch the
effects of subsidence.
But scientists say agricultural
companies can only stop time
for so long.
Subsidence occurs \hen
organisms feeding on the organ-
ic maternal convert that material
into water and carbon dioxide.
Sl u\\ly, the dirl made up mostly
ol organic material fades away.
The danger now\ rests on ho(-
much the soil will continue to
disappear in our area. W'llh a
hard limestone rock foundation
lust inches beneath the soil in
thri EAA., Iarming in shallow land
co:itinues t[o be a quarrelsome
Dr. George Snyder, a retired
scientist who worked at-the Uni-
versit\ of Florida research station
for much of his career beginning
in 1967, understands the prob-
lem well. He has seen first-hand
how new techniques have been
able to slow down the rate of
subsidence from an inch a year
decades ago to half an inch
today. The land continues to
slo\\l\ wither awa\,, but much
sl,.ver than originally predicted
Improved water control meas-
uies are among the primary rea-
sons why the subsidence has
"\\hat you'ree doing is hold-
ing back imne," Dr. Snyder said.
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once sat level with the ground.
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In this photo from 1947, the planters follow the machine, filling the rows with new celery
plants in the rich muck soil of the Everglades.
Near the subsidence post, li\-
ing facilities originally built for
staff at the research station can
be seen plopped up on pillars
rising many feet into the air
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also had once sat cleanly on the
ground, resting on the dirt. Now,
it seems as though the person
who ordered the homes built
wanted them high above the
land in case of a flood.
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badly the lands that were once
completely flooded have adapt-
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the soil is underwater, the organ-
isms that feed on it are not able
to capture the oxygen necessary
for them to live, so the result is
dirt unaffected by subsidence.
S But not all ol the land is sensi-
tive to subsidence
To rr\ Muck, the name glen
to the rich soil extending a mile
or further from the lake is in no
danger of disappearing anytime
soon. The fertile ground there, if
you ask Dr. Snyder, is the richest
in the country. The subsidence
threat only exists in about 80
percent of the EAA, on which
most farming companies
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as dire or filled with the promise
of fire and brimstone. While
researchers say that it is safe to
assume that 50 years from now\
farming as \e no\\ know it
would no longer be possible in
the area, they also say that histo-
ry has taught us that agricultural
companies have adapted to surg-
ing problems, and may very well
continue to adapt in the future.
"As a scientist, you can make
predictions about the soil depths,
but it's actually a matter of socio-
economics," Dr. Snyder said.
According to the doctor, the
farming lands in the EAA face a
bigger threat in the development
that seems slowly to be heading
west from coastal communities;
as well as increasingly] challeng-
ing government policy that is,
proving a growing concern for
the sugar industry in general.
Though the farming practices
that are currently in use are cer-
lain to no longer be able to sus-
tain the kind of harvest in the
future, if a market continues to
exist for sugar, and there is a
large enough demand for it here,
Dr. Snyder is confident that sci-
entists and technological
advancements can extend the
EAA's life cycle to well beyond 50
years into the future.
"If the price of sugarcane
were good enough, you could
grow it on that linoleum floor,"
Dr. Snyder said at the research
station's library last week.
Work at the present time else-
where in the area is concentrat-
ing on perhaps formulating an
enhanced sugar crop that can
survive larger amounts of water.
Theoretically, if a crop can be
grown in conditions with high
water tables, subsidence con-
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agree that only time will tell how
exactly agriculture will adapt to
subsidence in the area, or
whether factors that hate noth-
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ultimately be the deciding factor.
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from fourth grader Jade Rachelle Foryst.
Girl supports elderly
Last Friday morning at the
Roberts Center in; Immokalee a
remarkable nine-year old handed
Mildred Roberts Sherrod a check
for $700 to be spent for the elderly
who are served from the center.
Jade Rachelle Foryst, a fourth
grader at Immokalee's Highlands
Elementary School, also attends
Tae Kwon Do school in Lehigh
Acres. In years past the Tae Kwon
Do school and its students have
raised money for the Meals on
Wheels program in Lehigh Acres.
This year, however, things are dif-
Over the past four years Jade
herself has raised in Immokalee
more than $8,000 for the elderly in
Lehigh Acres. Recently, she
approached her Tae Kwon Do
teacher. Grandmaster Dew\ey Tay-
lor, with the suggestion that
money raised in Immokalee stay in
And he agreed. Grandmaster
Tyler then arranged for a percent-
age of the funds raised this year by
his school and its students to be
given to Senior Connections of SW
Fl, Inc. lastweek.
According to Christine Nolan,;
Executive Director of Senior Con-
nections, the money will help fund
the Enhanced Dining Project,
which is designed to improve the
nutritional health of the elderly in
the Immokalee area \\ho receive
home-delivered meals. "The proj-
ect will make it possible for us to
meals with staples not usually
included. We've found that .the
more variety our clients have, the
more likely they are to consume
the main items they've already
In 2005, Senior Connections'
Roberts Center provided 48,000
congregate and home-delivered
meals to' the elderly in the
Immokalee area. "And this year
we'll be able to provide even
more," added Ms. Nolan, "thanks
to this community's generosity
and to a young person's energy
and good ideas. Thankyou, Jade."
Jade's community activism,
however, doesn't end at the
Roberts Center. On May 2 she will
meel with Governor Bush in Talla-
hassee and wants to ask him why
her grandmother's prescriptions
cost so much.
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For other kids
Eleven-year-old Cheyenne Johnson had her very first
hair cut May 18. "It was a little scary," she admitted, but
you can see from her big smile that she was glad she did
it. Cheyenne donated her shorn locks ten inches to
the American Cancer Society's Locks of Love program,
which provides wigs for kids suffering the effects of can-
cer treatment. Cheyenne is in the fifth grade at LaBelle
Elementary School. Cheyenne was ready to part with
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From Donna Storter
Last Thursday evening Muse
Community Association hosted a
pot-luck dinner inviting Senator
Dave Aronberg as a special guest.
Following the MCA's brief busi
ness meeting, Sen Aronberg
addressed the group with obvious
genuine warmth and familiarity,
as he visits Muse often, even par-
ticipating in their famed karaoke
events. He stated that [he tremen-
dous gro\1Ih in Florida last year
had brought in much additional
revenue in the form of documen-
tary stamps and sales tax; he,
reported the legislature granted
$500k to Glades County for court-
house improvements, more than
any other county received; com-
munity hurricane shelters were
not funded, but money was
approved for upgrading the EOC
Center); also education got a 10
percent boost in funding. Sen
Aronberg spoke of his gratitude in
ser ing Glades County residents,
noting that appreciation for his
efforts seems to be more pro-
nounced in Glades County with
its small population because
though less money is appropriat-.
ed, it is needed more.
The program continued with
Ranger Luis Aguilar of Division of
Forestry in Palmdale giving an
interesting and informational talkl
Son services DOF provides Glades
County, as well as fire prevention
tips and literature. He urged peo-
ple to obey the current Glades
County burning ban and to pro-
tect their homes by removing any
type shrubbery (or debris) that
would'be a ready fire-fuel, t-ithin
a thirty foot buffer zone of a
Muse Community Association
voted to have a Fourth of July pic-
nic with karaoke.
Fran Koebert, former President
of MCA, in announcing his candi-
dacy for Glades CountN con-,mis-
sion seat District 2 stated he \ ill
be running as a Democrat in the
September 5th primary% to give the
people a choice. This is Mr. Koe-
bert's first venture into Glades
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Camp celebrates golden anniversary
By Donna Meister
'M4tha Pierce has officially
been named Riverside's
Retreat's Camp Director. The
camp has more than doubled its
occupancy rate since she came
on board as manager in April of
2000. It has also grown by 30
percent in popularity in just the
last year. Martha truly loves her
job, which makes her an excel-
lent public relations person.
Martha is a Master Naturalist,
with training from the University
of Florida. Martha said, "I wish
to enhance others' use of the
environment, along with pro-
tecting and restoring the habi-
tat." She is presently working on
her Camp and Retreat Ministry
CertifiCation, a master degree
level course which will take
about three years to complete.
She has worked in the past as a
Children's and Youth Minister
and also a Pastor's Assistant
through the Methodist Church.
A fifth generation Texan, Martha
has lived the last 20 years in
Florida. She raised her only
child, daughter Loena, in the
Melbourne/Merritt Island area.
Loena noW manages a Pet Super
Market on Merritt Island. Martha
enjoys directing and producing
plays at the Firehouse Cultural
Center. She also has acted, sang
Caloosa Belle/Donna Meister
Ms. Martha Pierce, Director
of Riverside Retreat.
and played piano during many
of their productions. Martha has
a soft heart for animals and
owns four large dogs and five
Ms. Pierce's mission state-
ment could be summed up this
way; "By being the best that I
can be, I want to encourage oth-
ers to be the best they can be. I
want to help others to discover
themselves and their surround-
ings." She hopes that the camp
will become a more integral part
of the LaBelle community.
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not familiar with it, Riverside
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South Florida United Methodist
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way 78, or North River Road.
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70,000 gallon swimming pool,
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this beautiful facility. People
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LaBelle, FL 33935
Office: (863) 674-0091
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433 W. Hwy. 80 (863) 675-1616
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statements, nam,-"' ard ,.:cr,
tent of an ad. a3r,' 5surr-.e.
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newspapers. 11 "d,..rh'tring
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Car Pool 110
Share a ride 115
Card of Thanks 120
In Memoriam 125
Give Away 140
Garage.'Yard Sale 145
Special Notices 155
900 Numbers 160
AUCTION Spectacular Home
with Mountain Vistas -'Cash-
iers, NC 6 bedrooms, 6-1/2
baths, 3 separate levels with
distinct living areas. Auction
June 16 at 5PM. Open
House: May 27,28, June 10,
11 and 16 from 1-4PM. Pho-
tos and details at
www.woltz.com. Woltz &
Associates, Inc., Brokers &
Auctioneers (NCAL #7560))
GIGANTIC 3-DAY auction May
31-June 1,2, 2006, Mont-
gomery, AL. Single, tandem
& tri-axle dumps (41 of
which are 2006-2007 year),
truck tractors, cowboys,
crawler loaders & tractors,
excavators, motor graders &
scrapers, backhoes, rubber
tired loaders, forklifts, paving
skidders, feller bunchers, log
loaders, farm tractors. J.M.
Wood Auction Co., Inc.
Wood AL LIC #1137.,
2 PLOTS- in Silver Hill Ceme-
tery in Frostproof. $600
BABYSITTER NEEDED, own
transportation and background
a must. (863)697-8299
Find I faster. Sell it soon-
er In the classified
Employment i Agriculture Recreation
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PIT BULL MIX:- Drown sper.i
ed vi: ul FI Denjud Call to
Time to clean out the
attic, basement and/or
garage? Advertise your
yard sale in the classl-
lieds and make your
clean un a breeze
PINTO GELDING- Grand-
daughters horse, tan &
white, vic of SW 10th St. &
SW 6th Ave. near the Victory
Baptist Church. Reward
634-7711 or 467-2888
PIT BULL- Female, spayed,
Fawn & white, "3 1/2 yrs.
Phillips Rd off of Rt. 80 since
BLACK LAB- Male, approx
6yrs. Very friendly Free to
Good Home Only! Needs
room run! (863)763-4083
KITTENS, 3 to good home, 1
female & 2 males. About 8 or
9 weeks old. (863)673-5206
KITTENS- 4 very cute, to good
homes only (863)763-1893
KITTENS, To good home. (4)
Tabby and calico.
LaBelle, 4972 County Road 78
Sat, May 27th, 8a.m. to??
Lots of toys, little girls clothes
& childs bedroom set.
LABELLE- Sat & Sun, May
27th & 28th, 8am-?, 968
Bryan Ave. Lots of stuff!!!
LABELLE- Sat. May 27th,
7am-?, 2701 Bee Branch
Lakes Dr. Furn, cars, appli-
ances, and much more!!
NEW HUNTING & POCKET
KNIVES- being sold at yard-
sale. Great for Fathers Day.
Thur 5/25 Sat. 5/27, 4004
Alamo Court. Port Labelle
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from home. *Medical, *Busi-
ness, 'Pardilega, *Comput-
ers *Criminal Justice. Job
placement assistance. Com-
puter provided Financial Aid
if qualimii Call
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERA-
TOR TRAINING FOR EM-
Backhoes, Loaders, Dump
Trucks, Graders, Scrapers,
Excavators; National Certifi-
cation, Job Placement Assis-
anrce; Associated Training
For Weddings, Parties,
Banquets & Quinceaneras. Call
Se Habla Espafiol
Job Information 225
Job Training 227
FT SALES ASSOCIATE:
Some Weekends & Nights
Offering Medical and
401 (k) plan.
Please apply within:
Vision Ace Hardware,
CASE MANAGER &
To work in Hendry and Glades.
Bachelor degree required.
Experience with elderly helpful.
Salary 27-34k. If interested
and qualified, please call
Senior Connections @
CONCRETE & ALUMINUM
In Metal Roofs Mandatory.
Please call (863)674-5775
for any personal items for sale under $2,500
More Papers Mean More Readers! |
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F.our newspaper network.
w Our newspaper network
consists of eight papers one
daily and seven weeklies. An ad run in all these newspapers will
reach more than 164,000 readers*!
Call Today For Details!
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To qualify, your ad
Must be for a personal item. (No commercial items, pets or animals)
Must fit into 1/2 inch
(that's 4 lines, approximately 23 characters per line) ,
'' Must include only one item and its price
(remember it must be $2.500 or less)
No Fee, No Catch, No Problem!
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and Construction, Inc.
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I Metal Rools Re-Poofs Roof Repairs
Pole Barns Vinyl Siding Soffit & Facia
Office (863) 675-7045
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PLACE YOUR AD HERE
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FOR MORE INFORMATION
starting at $3995
Shaping & Topping
Li.:erned and Ir. .ur,J
Ful Tie I'l
Drug Free Work Place
Excellent Benefits & Pay
401K, Paid Vacation, Paid Insurance
5701 Ft. Denaud Road
Gulfcoast Citrus Harvesting, Inc.
or call 863-675-4410
FOOD SERVICE PERSONNEL
Full Time positions for
Correctional Feeding Program
Food Production Exp.
Clean Background and Drug
Screening required for
863-674-4060 ext. 245
How do you find a Job In
market? In the employ-
ment section of the clas-
Marine Contracting Group is
hiring general laborers and
carpenters (dock building)
for marine construction work
in Labelle and Charlotte
County. We offertop wages
based on experience, paid
holidays and vacation.
(medical,dental & 401K)
CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY CLEANING
H-ANDYMAN REPAIRSANDAM L4NTENANCE
II1 .1 -A.-I I ~IaL I fII- I, .1.r
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QUALITY CONSTRUCTION, INC.1
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OFFICE ('86:3) 675 8314
SCall Kovijn'lownaa'nd c u@(863) 67:3 3783
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To assist LaBelle based SWFL Sales Territory
Manager. Learn LUCRATIVE Sales/Business
trade from TOP professional in construction
sales. Approximate 30 HRS per week in Ft.
Myers. 4-Days per week, perfect job for stu-
dent with plenty of study time between stops.
CALL C.W AT
Needed to work on equipment.
Pay rate from $17 to $22
hMy depending exp. Good in-
surance & pension. Work out
of Lehigh Acres.
239-369-1000 or Fax
resume to 239-368-1280
Mace Welding is now
accepting applications for
Apply within at:
90 Evans Rd, LaBelle
LABORERS: For Landscape &
Lawn Maintenance. Good pay.
Benefits included: Company
Payed Medical, Life & Dental.
(954)605-6951 or mail:
Reading a newspaper
helps you understand
the world around you.
No wonder newspaper
readers are more suc-
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Drua, F ie t'orAipc OE E
We are looking for a minimum CDL
S"B" with Hazmat who is looking for
:a better opportunity. Our starting
p pay is a minimum of $12+ hour
and we guarantee a minimum of 45
hours per week, plus quarterly cash
bonuses. In addition, we offer a
benefit package that includes Health,
Care, fully paid short and long term
Disability, life insurance and a 401 K
retirement program with matching
C employer contributions.
Cut out the long commutes and
i call this LaBelle company today.
BIG CYPRESS RESERVATION
High School diploma or GED. Associates
preferred. Min. 1 yr. retail exp. Excellent
communication skills. 2 yrs. supervisory
or management exp. Flex hrs., FL Drivers
license. Salary based on exp. with
benefits. Fax resume to 954-967-3477.
Must have advanced knowledge to troubleshoot,
make minor & major repairs to wiring, motors, elec-
trical components, panels and equipment and PM
throughout various departments in the plant. Basic
math and reading skills. Available to work extended
shift and days. Medical/dental/vision, company
matched 401K, holidays, vacation, sick, other bene-
fits available. Apply in person at 6007 S. Hwy 29,
LaBelle, FL (863-675-0336 ext/ 3538
A. Duda & Sons, Inc. Citrus Belle is EOE/Drug
Free Workplace compliant
Drug Free Work Place
Class A CDL. Excellent Benefits & Pay
401K, Paid Vacation, Paid Insurance
5701 Ft. Denaud Road
Gulfcoast Citrus Harvesting, Inc.
or call 863-675-4410
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FIND IT FAST DIRECTORY!
18 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, May 25, 2006
Full Time 020
Full Te 2
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK
High School Diploma or GED
minimum one (1) year exp.
-purchase orders, knowledge
of MS Excel & Word. Excellent
phone & Customer service skills.
Data entry exp. Fax resume
or application to:
Big Cypress Reservation
The Seminole Tribe of FL has an
immediate opening for a Receptionist.
Perform general and administrative
duties. Answer phones, maintain files,
process documents for payments.
Prepare and input payroll information.
High School dip./GED, Good typing &
computer skills. IMS Office) Good
interpersonal communication. Exp,
in clerical and customer service.
Fax resume to: 954-967-3477
REDLANDS CHRISTIAN MIGRANT
ASSOCIATION, the largest provider ol subsidized
child development services in the state of Florida,
is recruiting a Fiscal-Contract Specialist A two
year degree is preferred in Accounting, Finance,
or related field preferred with experience using Ex-
cel software and database systems. Position is lo-
cated in the Immokalee area. Salary based on
education and experience; competitive benefit
package. Send resume by May 19, 2006 to
Gilbert Flores and/or Charlene Edwards at the
Rollason State Office,
402 W. Main Street, Immokalee, FL 34142.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do
no discriminate on ihe basis of race, color, creed,
sex, sexual orientation, age or national origin, re-
ligion. or disabilities.
Join the most exciting attraction in SW Florida
Dining Room Hostess
Dining Room Server
TAD Floor Clerk
TAD Machine Technician
$9.50 per hour
$5.50 plus tips
$8.00 per hour
$5.50 plus tips
$7.50 per hour
$9.00 per hour
$28.00 avg. w/grats
$10.00 per hour
$12.00 + D.O.E.
$21.00 avg. w/grats
$12.50 per hour
We are also seeking candidates for these professional positions:
Financial Analyst i -
Security Supervisor ,
Benefits available for all employees
Apply in person at: 506 S. 1st St., Immokalee, FL
Tne Seminole Casino is a Drug-lree Workplace
The Okeechobee News is seeking an Ad
Services Team Member. This is a part time
position that could lead to full time
The right applicant will:
Have advanced PC computer skills
Have good people.skills
Be a team player
Be able to handle pressure
Be'a self-managed individual
Be able to handle deadlines
*-Have'previous sales experience with a
proven track record
Desire to be successful
Be able to work flexible hours
Quark or Pagemaker
The Okeechobee News offers:
Potential for advancement
A unique work environment where
employees are trusted and empowered
Competitive pay based on experience
Generous time off program
The Okeechobee News Is An Equal Opportunity Employer
wants to come to Labelle. FL.
If you're wondering how to increase the
sales and traffic flow of your existing
business, we may have the answer.
If you have just 800 sq. ft. of unused or under-
used retail space in your retail business, you
may be the perfect candidate. The RadioShack
Dealer Franchise division is seeking established
independent retailers interested in adding a
RadioShack Dealership to their retail business.
Here are just a few compelling reasons why
you should choose RadioShack:
SLow Investment Increased Traffic
For information, call Andy Borders.
Reg. #F-201. Vishi our website lor more info at
www radlosh3ck.com Francnise offerings are
made by prospectus (offering circular only
Candidates must have
a minimum of 3 years
teller experience and
supervisory skills as
obtained from 1 year
of related supervisory
with customers and
employees is a must!
Excellent salary &
benefit package. Apply
17 N. L~ee Street
IS YOUR LIFE
AFP&Q Industrial Main-
tenance proudly serving
the aggregate industry is
now hiring Welder/Main-
tenance Worker posi-
tions. Company shuttle
leaves from Moore
Haven area. Good pay,
health, bonus. DFWP.
Call (239)633-6717 or
SCALE OPERATOR and
Now being hired at
Ortona Sand Company
Seeking semi truck driver to
transport produce to vari-
ous FL locations. Must have
2 yrs. exp. Must be able to
work long hours,.and some
overnighttrips. Must have a
valid CDL class A driver's
license and an excellent
driving record. $11 -$15
/hour and OT.
To apply: complete an ap-
plication @ 805 E. Main
St., Immokalle or call Flor
Jimenez @ (239)657-4421
LPN's, CNA's, & HHA's
needed with clean background
screen. License #30211229.
Call (863)675-1231 between
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
One man's trash Is anoth-
er man's treasure. Tryln
your trash to treasure
with an ad In the classi-
is looking for an
Part tire time with
somewhat flexible hours
The ideal candidate will be
selt-motivated with .an outgoing
personality, more than average
computer skills, bilingual a plus,
understanding of digital photog-
raphy and reliable transportation.
The Caloosa Belle offers a
unique work environment where
employees are trusted
e-mail resume to:
DAILY WORK DAILY PAY
ALL TYPES OF WORK AVAILABLE
LABOR< FI NDERS
202 E. Sugiftand rwy.re fom Cleatoan nd
AMERICA'S DRIVING ACADE-
MY Start your driving career!
Offering courses in CDL A.
One tuition-fee! Many pay-
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Driver-'A HOMETOWN CARRI-
ER for Hometown Drivers!
Knight Transportation *2800
miles/week *2005/06 Volvos
(800)734-8169. 6 months
DRIVERS for Central Florida
Local & National OTR posi-
tions. Food grade tanker, no
hazmat, no pumps, great
benefits, competitive pay &
new equipment. Need 2
years experience. Call By-
num Transport for your op-
Drivers CDL A "Honey I'm
Great Pay & Benefits! Special
Orientation Pay for Exp. Driv-
ers!:Paid Training for School
Grads! Cypress Truck Lines,
DRIVERS. $1500.00 bonus
every'6 months. OTR, Excel-
lent home time, New Equip-
ment, 1 year Experience
Class A with tank & hazmat.
HOMETIME, MONEY & MORE!
.Home every weekend! Home
during the week! Excellent
pay! Solid weekly miles! 95%
no touch! Preplanned freight!
$.42 per mile. HEARTLAND
INTERESTED IN A POSTAL
JOB Earning $57K/yr Avg
SMinimum Pay? Our services
can help you prepare for the
Postal Battery Exam, Find
Out How! Call Today For
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NOW HIRING Civil Engineers,
Gebtechnical Engineers, and
Geologist. For more informa-
tion about the current job op-
portunities at CDG Engineers
& Associates visit
www.cdge.com or call
THERAPISTS WANTED- LI-
CENSED SLPS in Miami-
Dade and Broward counties.
Bilingual a plus. Per diet &
F/T. Bilinguals Inc. Child &
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Tax Preparation 315
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Could you use some extra
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Ranked one of the top ten
franchise opportunities in the
world. CEO named Entre-
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costs, growing market. Great
territories still available.
Also do handyman jobs
.children, etc. Only one sig-
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LLC. Established 1977.
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accepting all-major Credit
and Debit cards. 0% Dis-
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Free equipment upgrades!
Independent Newspapers will
never accept any advertise-
ment that is illegal or con-
sidered fraudulent. In all
cases of questionable val-
ue, such as promises of
guaranteed income from
work-at-home programs if
it sounds Ioo good Iobe
true, chances are that it is.
If you have questions or
doubts about any ad on
these pages, we advise that
before responding or send-
ing money ahead ol time,
you check with the Belter
Business Bureau at
772-878-2010 for previous
Some 800 and 900 telephone
numbers may require an
extra charge, as well as
long distance toll costs. We
will do our best to alert our
reader of these charges in
the ads, but occasionally
we may not be aware of the
charges. Therefore, if you
call a number out of your
area, use caution.
Receive checks in as lille as
60-90 days. $4 000+ a
rionth for 10-20 years from
an investment oft 25.000 in
011 and Gas Wells.
SSCASH NOWSS AS SEEN ON
TV. Prosperity Partneis pays
you the most for your luture
payments irom sedlements,
lawsuits, annuilies, and lot-
GAGE ANALYSIS and tree
appraisal with closing' ALL
CREDIT TYPES WELCOME
Option ARM's Siated,Re-
duced Income Commercial
SOUTHERN HORIZON FI-
Child Care Neded 410
Child Care Offered415
Sdavices Offered 425
CUSTOM HOME DESIGN &
Specializing in Country
Old Flonda style homes.
30 years expenence
Accurately & Economically
Tutoring in Word, Excel,
Power Point, Access, in
Will design spread sheets
etc upon request.
Call Lynne at.
trouble shooting, set-up,
Sup-grades, systems built,
tutoring. Win.95, 98,
2000. ME, XP licensed.
Call Gary 863-675-7925
Music for all occasions:
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CARGO: Be a Hendry
County School Board Bus
Driver. Contact the
Transportation Dept. at
Cheryl Jameson at
HUNT ELK, Red Stag, Buffalo,
hunting license $5.00; Sea-
son 8/25/06-3/31/07. We
have a No-Game-No Pay
policy. Book now! Days
WE BUY ALUMINUM, ALL
KINDS Copper &Brass.
Closed Sunday. Call first
WOLFF TANNING BEDS Buy
Direct and Save! Full Body
units from $22 a month!
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Higgin's Tree Service
25 years experience Free
estrimaes Lic. & insured
Air Conditioners 505
Ant ies 510
Appiane ., .515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supoplo.. 525
Books & Magazinee535'
Chldreh'W Items 555
China, Glassware Etc. 566
CIoth0 i 5
Drapes, Limns & Fabric.595
Fireplace Fxture 600
Health & FRed ing
Heatig Equipmen /0
Supplies :. ., ..25
Household Items 630
Luggage- .' 645
Medical Item 650
Musical Instmum' nts 660
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & SuppHes 685
Sewing Machins 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo *qulpment 710
Televi sio/Radio 715
Toys & Games 730
Wanted to Buy 740
'iLo os 0505'
A/C- For TravelTrailer, Dual
Therm, '05, 120v, 1 pnase,
1500 BTU Used 1!2 yr
3.5 ton package unit w/ heat,
new in box
ALL STEEL BUILDING SA IL
"Plus Free Bonus"' 20x2I' 3 I
Now $4200 25x32 $5800.
30x42 $9200. 40x62 ANTIQUE BUTTERFLY
$14,900. Extensive range of DRESSER AND MIRROR-
Ssizes. Front end optional, w/matching sleigh bed. $200
Pioheer (800)668-5422. (863)357-1867
The most important
20 minutes of your day
is the time spent reading
DINING ROOM TABLE, 100
yrs. old, $1500 or best offer.
DRESSING TABLE & MIRROR
AIR CONDITIONER & ELEC-
TRIC STOVE working condi-
tion. boin lo 1$175 or Dest
DISH WASHER- Estate, Good
condition. Top baskel need
to be replaced. $40.
Portable on wheels. Less
than 1 year old. $150.
FREEZER- Kenmore upright,
excellent condition, works
great. $125 (2391690-2055
FRIDGE, ADMIRAL 18.6 cu-
Dic h, Irostless/while, $75.
PORTABLE A/C UNITS- 2,
Good condition. 1-3/4 hp &
RANGE, AMANA Smoothe
black/white wlwhite Ken-
more range hood. $75.
REFRIGERATOR- White, Ken-
more 22 cu ft. Bonom free:-
er wTn ice maker, Exc condo.
$150. cash 863-357-3026
STOVE- Modern Whirlpool,
sell cleaning oven, Good
WASHER & DRYER: 6 mo's.
old. Excellent condition. $450.
WASHER & DRYER-
WASHER & DRYER, Wirl-
pool. Matching Set, Super Ca-
pacity. $100 for both
WASHER & DRYER- Whirl-
pool, white 2 yrs old, good
WASHER, DRYER & STOVE
All from Whirlpool. $100
WASHER OR DRYER
$100 each, 1 yr warranty
SCHWIN BICYCLE 1955 26".
like new, asking $700
i d- 0537
COMPAO PASARIO. Windows
98. Just upgraded. New CO
Burner, etc $200.
COMPUTER SYSTEM, Dell
Win XP + lots ot programs
& games $175.
DURON 1300- 12gb HD,256
Mem, keybrd, mouse, burn-
er. spkrs. Corel Draw 8. ex
cond. $239 (8663)763-4376
LAP TOP- Compaq Armada
E500, Win XP Home Edition.
DVD Player.CD Burner. dis-
kene $550 i86J3946-3769
LAP TOP- Sony Vaio, e:r
-ono.. Win XP Pro. DVD plyr.
CD burner many extras
$50 neg 1863)946-3769
LAPTOP, 1995 Toshiba
330CDX 64mo ram $300
ALUMINUM AWNING- 11,
Various sizes, 1'2' to 4', Ask-
ing $500 for all
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$
Buy Direct From Manufactur-
er. 20 colors in stock with all
Accessories. Quick turn
Toll Free (888)393-0335
ROOFING PANELS Alum., 6,
5. @ 10'x4', 1 @ 10'x18",
$600. Call 863-634-8608.
SHINGLES, (10) bundles 3-
tab. $75 (863)805-0272
WINDOW SILLS- (13 pc)ltal-
ian marble, 3/4" x 5" x 36",
while, $40 for all
BABY BLANKETS, $50 for all
or will separate
PLAYPEN, Eddie Bauer Pack
'n Play wivibration. Dassinel
changing able & play center
Like new. $80 (863)163-4271
PROM GOWN, F11ul length,
baby blue, size 20. Still has
tags on it. Paid $400, will sac-,
ifice $175. (863)763-3451
STAMP COLLECTION $30 or
AVON PRODUCT- big oox ol
olaer items $50
FOOTBALL & BASEBALL
CARDS(3-400 Racrin & ;
Comic. late 80s early 90s
Exc. cond $400 neg.
MICKEY MANTLE: Is. Home
Run Card. Stand & Plaque.
$28 will sep (863)467-1484
Caloosa Belle, Thursday, May 25, 2006
BAR L-shaped with 2 bar-
stools. Wood and leather. 44"
high, 22" wide, 7' and 5'
lengths. $150 (863)612-9233
BED, Single, Adjustable, Pil-
low Top w/remote. Excellent
condition. Only used once.
$400. (863)675-0514 LaBelle
BOOK CASE- Custom built for-
mica, w/sliding glass doors.
$100. or best offer.
BOOK SHELF $25 or best of-
BR SUITE- EthanAllen, pine, 2
chest w/bookshelf, desk, 3
position bed, bunk, trundle,
twin $395 (863)675-7664
BR SUITE- Wicker, queen size,
headboard, nile stand, chest
BUNK BED- beautiful, custom
made, all in one, w/desk &
dresser, solid wood $750
CHAIRS, Tub Style, (2) $40.
CHINA CABINET, Solid wood,
3 shelves, 2-piece. $650
COUCH Hide Away Bed, Floral
CURIO CABINET, Glass cas-
ing. Good shape. $160
DINETTE SET, 7 piece, heavy
pine. $400 (863)673-3585
DINETTE SET, Wall Unit, Large
Console TV & Recliner. All for
$725 will sep. Call Emily @
DINING ROOM SET. Entertain-
ment cir & Living room set.
$650 Will separate
Oak, 4 x 4. $35
GLASS TOP TABLE W,4
CHAIRS- brand new. $125
HEADBOARD, Queen. Nice
shape, light wood in color.
LIFT CHAIR, electric and bat-
tery powered, blue, excellent
LIVING ROOM SET, Sola. love
seal & chair Hunter green dno
ourgandy striped $250
OFFICE DESK- IKEA Beech
top. Very modern and beautiful
to look at. -$125.
RECLINER COUCH & LOVE-
SEAT- w/coflee table, $450
SECTIONAL SOFA, Multi Col-
ored. $150. (863)946-0749
Sleeper-Sofa- Queen, Castro
Convertible & 7-ft couch. .
$250. Will separate.
SLEIGH BED- complete, no
SOFA, 5 ft. fair condition. $25
Table, 6 chairs & China cabi-
TABLE SET, 3-piece w/2
matching lamps. Brand new.
$300 or best offer.
AUTOMATIC Blue Belguim
Browning Baby. Stopped mak-
ing in 1968 Asi.ng $400. Firm
12ga, like new, $400
a Em- 062I
GAZELLE- Tony Little, top of
the line, absolutely brand
new, 6 work out CD's $150
HARD CORE GYM cable sys-
tem, w/weights, flys,
down/up bars, legs, nice
$300 neg (863)697-2525
HOME GYM- 2 position, Wei-'
der Pro 9940 asking $100,
Call Mac (863)675-3889
VENITIAN BLINDS, (5), 29.5"
wide, (2) 60" wide. $25 or will
DIAMOND RING- 1/2 ct,
$500 (863)675-7105 or
SWING, 2 seat, with cover.
Good condition. $50
(863)675-6556 after 3 p.m.
BLOOD PRESSURE MONI-
TOR- Digital, Wrist, Brand
new. Never been used.
MEDICAL BED- Remote con-
trol. Mattress included.
WHEEL CHAIR, Electric, Like
new. Originally Cost $5500,
Asking $900. (863)675-0122
55 GAL. STEEL DRUMS- one
side open for burning $80 for
all will sell separately
GOODGUYS SPRING NATION-
ALS. May 26-28. Alltel Stadi-
customs, & classics thru
'72, exhibits, swap meet, en-
tertainment & More. Info:
HIGH GAS PRICES Ten year
company. $150 million sales
to foreign governments in-
cluding China, Peru, and
U.S. Military. NEW TO PUB-
LIC. Key distributorships
SNARE DRUM- with stand,
asking $50 (863)675-4098
Smith Corona display dic-
tionary. Like new, $50
BLUE EYED WHITE LION
HEAD BUNNY- $40
(863)675-4981 LaBelle area
CHIHUAHUA- male, CKC reg.,
1 yr old, cocoa color, hse
broke $350 (863)634-0517
COCKATIELS, 1 male & 1 fe-
male. Good for breeding. $80
will separate. (863)634-8118
DOG PENS, (2), Large w/gate.
$100 or *m separate Call
Rick (239)410-38-14 in La-
ENGLISH SPRINGER SPAN-
IELS blk & white, neutered
male, CHOCOLATE LAB, fe-
male 5 mros old, $100 ea.
POMERANIAN, male, white, 3
yrs old. $250.
JACK RUSSEL PUPS: Parents
on premises w/papers. $400.
JACK RUSSELL TERRIERS
PUPPIES. AKC $3.50 each
MIN-PIN PUPPIES- 8wks old,
CKC reg. & they have Health
(86363)3-052 or 634-3-69
POMERANIAN PUPPIES, 1
male & 1 female, purebred.
POT BELLY PIG BABIES- 1
WEIMARANERS PUPS: AKC.
Champ lines. All shots Mom
on site. Consdentious Breed-
er $700. (772)778-68-49
Get a quick response to
any item you may be sell-
inn with a classified ad.
Aerators 3), Captive Air Tanks
3) Waler Softener 1) Jacuzzi
pump 11 above ground pumps
2). 1000. (23i9.246-3549
Double Sink, Stainless steel,
33" x 22", w/all hardware,
noses & garbage disposal
1,456. nep i860i763-6216
ABOVE GROUND POOL- 24FT
Round, all equipment includ-
ed, good cond, $200
TV, 19", color, no remote. $25
8-15ft LITTLE GIANT A
FRAME LADDER- $800
BISCUIT SYSTEM- Sears
Craftsman, router, 1.5HP,
$50 or best offer
CHAINSAWS (2) & STRING
TRIMMERS (6) Weedeaters.
Need work. $75 for all.
GENERATOR, Coleman, Pow-
er Mate Maxa 3000, on cart,
will demonstrate. $225
HOBART STICK WELDER-
AC/DC, asking $500
MAC TOOLBOX- Economizer
4000, asking $800 or best
SAW- Craftsman 10" com-
pound radial. On table stand.
$200. 863-447-5649 or
SHOP VAC- Sears, heavy duty,
12 gal, with attachments, 4
HP, wet/dry, exc cond $30
TABLE SAWS, (2) Craftsman,
10", w/extensions & extra
blades. $199 for both.
TOOL COMBO KIT: All cord-
less, Meter Saw, Circular Saw,
Reciprocating Saw, light & 2
drills. $250 (239)246-3549
NASCAR RACING WHEEL &
PEDALS- computerized for
Windows 95 or dos. $25 neg
NEW COIN COLLECTOR want-
ing to add to my collection.
Please call to sell coins &
paper money 239-693-4891
Model, Diesel Tractor w/front
end loader. Needed work
makes you a more informed
and Interesting person. No
wonder newspaper readers
are more successfully
APPA. GELDING- wh./leopard
spot, 12yo, easy keeper,
good feet, blood ground
manners 1 200
HORSE TRAILER- Older moo-
el, 2 horse New Iloor $650
OLD SORREL GELDING, 2
-yrs., very gentle, no bad hab-
its, saddle & bridle broke, a I
shots. $1000 (863)673-0065
OLD SORREL MARE. 8 yrs
very gentle, good lor any rider
trailers well, all vaccinations
PALOMINO- 5 yrs, 153 hano,
Barn & pastured, Hol a. be-
ginner horse. $1800
34 TON LOG SPLITTER, 100.l.
TroyBilt Tiller rPnp $600
Lesco SS Pro Fertilizer
spreader $200, (2) Red
Max Trimmers $95 eajir
(2) Echo Slick Edgers $75
eacn. 1 Red Max Back Pack
Blower i200JU, Black Max 80
gal 220 Air Compressor
S.525 Miller ac/dc 220 amp
220 V. elec Stick Welder
$200. Triple lawn trailer
INT'L HARVESTER CUB CA-
DET #107, w/mower deck.
antique, exc. conad, $595
RIDING MOWER, MURRAY,
42" Cut., 17.5 hp. Only 1 year
old. 6 spd. $700 or best offer.
ROTOVATOR- 6hp, Troy-
Biltelec start, runs excellent,
$350 (863)763-9020 or
Market Sales every
Mon. 12pm & every
Business Places 910
Farm Property -
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
For Rent: 2/1, w/laundry
room, in town, $750 mo.
Call Home & Ranch Real Es-
LaBelle, 2BR/1 BA Located on
Okeechobee River. Gated
property. Completely furnished
w/washer & dryer. Patio &
dock. 1 yr. lease. No children
Sor pets please. Non-smoking
env. $1000/mo.,1st& last
Industrial Space for Lease
1080 Commerce Dr. Labelle
4000sf shop w/48v power
& 2T hoist, plus 2500sf fence
d yard, 750sf Office.
Earn some extra cash.
Sell your used Items in
IMMOKALEE, 2BR/2BA, Fur-
nished, washer/dryer. Includes
cable. $1300/month plus
Houses -Rent 093
looking for peace
and quiet? 3BR/2BA
home situated on
approx. 5 ac.
Screened porch, and
open deck. New
paint and tile floors.
Large workshop and
$900/m. Call Eric at
Century 21 Sunbelt
LABELLE, 1BR Cottage, fully
furnished, located at 81 Oak
St. $800/mo. includes some
utilities. Call (863)517-1000.
LABELLE- 3/2, nice duplex,
w/den/ofc area, new paint,
huge closets, many extras,
non smoking, no pets,
$950/mo (863)675-3251 or
LAZY T RANCH: 3 Bdrm.,
$1500 dep. & $150 weekly.
No dogs. (863)675-1614
LaBelle- 5 Acres- corner lot,
Crescent Ave SW & Fay St.
HOUSE SHARE IN LAKEPORT
2BR/1BA, Single female pref.,
No kids. $561/mo. Util. incl.
Ref. req. 863-946-0371 Okee.
Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed'Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Services Wanted 830
Lawn & Garden 850
Homes Irom $10,000' 1-3
bedroom available! HUD, Re-
pos, REO, etc. These homes
must sell! For listings call
Country Village, completely
remodeled, IBR/IBA, 1g. ful-
ly enl. Fla. rm.. many fruil
-.-trees in yard, Must See'
Price Just Reduced.
FROSTPROOF: Acre 2
Bdrm House @ 36 Murray
Lane Casn Sale Only
FOR SALE BY O NER
SCounlry Village 2br, Iba,
MUSE Country living at Its
best! 5 acres of tall pines,
large oaks, wildlife of all
kinds, seen from your morn-
ing room in your 2100 sq ft,
3 BR, 2 BA manufactured
home w/4 wrap around
porches + detached over-
sized 2 car garage w/work-
shop & carport, 12 x 12
pump house w/storage along
w/a stocked bass pond. Call
PORT LaBelle: Unit 4
Move In Today! -
Newly renovated, near schls.,
Large yards, New S/S Appl.
4/2 @$175,000. or
3/1 @ $142,000.
Call owner: 863-673-5071
Quick Sale Price
Will trade for
Lan a le I4
By Owner, 20+ acres in Muse
on Fernwood Lane, $25k per
acre. Call for details
FL LAND BARGAINS. Opportu-
nities to own your own farm,
ranch woodland or lakefront
homestead. Old Florida at its
best! Still affordable! Call
If you like peace and quiet, this
is the place for you, 7.08
acres of cleared land with
scattered oak and cabbage
trees. 3 miles north of LaBelle.
LeBelle, 2 acres For those
who love there privacy.
Great for horses. Build your
dream home or bring your
Mobile home to this unique
location in LeBelle. Just 3
mi. west of town Off Hwy
80 on Phillips Rd. 226.30'w
x385'd $155,000. neg.
LeBelle, 2.5 ac. in Ft Denauld
2005 MH 2/2 S/W. New
barn/fence/shed. Nice oaks.
PORT LABELLE Lot at 5030
Peachtree Ave. $39,500
Double Lot w/Mobile Home.
Need a few more bucks to
deer? Pick up some
extra bucks when you
sell your used Items in
New Ig. units avail., air
conditioned & non-air,
each unit alarmed, area
fenced& well lighted,
space for boats, trailers,
RV & trucks. Manager on-
site, 1025 Commerce Dr.,
LABELLE RENT-A-SPACE --
Cowboy Way & Kennedy
Blvd. 5'x10' $42.80 mo.incl.
la 8'<10' $53.50 mo. incl.
lax tO'xlO' $58.85 mo mncl
lax 8'x20'20" $85.60 mo
incl. tax 24 hr access $25
-elurnabie key deposil.
Business Places -
Property Sale 1010
Forms Sale 1020
Houses -.Sale 1025
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State ,
Property- Sale. 1055
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080
ASHEVILLE, NC AREA HOME-
SITES Sneak preview of
Phase II on now. Just 25
miles trom Asheville Over 4
miles of crystal clear river-
Ironl Incredible mountain
views. Riverwalk, custom
lodge, nature trails. Call
BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA.
ESCAPE TO BEAUTIFUL
WESTERIJ i1C MOUNTAINS.
FREE COLOR BROCHURE &
PROPERTIES W/ SPEC-
TACULAR VIEWS HOMES,
CABINS, CREEKS & INVEST-
MENT ACREAGE. Cnerokee
Mountain GMAC Real Eslale.
MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA
AAH COOL SUMMERS MILD
WINTERS AnordaDle Homes
& Mountain Cabins. Land
CALL FOR FREE BROCHURE
(877)837-2288 EXIT REAL-
Y MOUNTAIN VIEW PROP-
E R T I E S
NC Mountains. 1.90 Acres w/
75 mile view & hardwood
trees Financing available, at
$59,000 w/little down. Per-
fect for log cabin. This one
won't last call today
(800)699-1289 or www.riv-
NEW! ALABAMA WATER-
FRONT 2 hours to Atlanta &
the Coast. Waterfront com-
munity with incredible moss-
draped hardwoods. Planned
clubhouse, docks, & more.
1/2 to 3 acres from the
a50's Minutes to historic
Eufaula. Call owner
New, Pre-Construction Golf
gia. Large lots w/ deepwater,
marsh-, golf, nature views.
Gated, Golf, Fitness Center,
Tennis, Trails, Oak Park,
North Carolina 10 acre Gated
Equestrian Community with
riding trails. Never before of-
fered with 20% pre-develop-
ment discounts. 90%
NORTH GEORGIA New Homes
in a Gated Mountain Com-
munity nestled in the foothills
of the Appalachians. Golf,
Tennis, Lake, Pools. For info
Owner's Liquidation Sale by
Sealed Bid New homes and
acreage homesites in the
Blue Ridge Mountains of VA.
Sold "AS IS", 30-day close.
Restrictive Covenant Com-
munity. Deadline May 27th.
For details (800)420-2278
or visit www.Stoneridge-
LAKEFRONT Private lake-
front or view retreats. Rolling
hills, mild climate. 1 to over
40 acre sites from $40K. On
the border 90 min to Nash-
ville. Phase II selling now!
TN- Swan Ridge Lake Resort
on Dale Hollow Lake, a pri-
vate, gated community. En-
joy the best of both worlds...
Lake-View and Mountain-
VA MOUNTAINS 5 acres with
frontage on very large pris-
tine creek, very private, ex-
cellent fishing, canoeing,
good access, near New Riv-
er Trail State Park, $39,500.
Western New Mexico Private
74 Acre Ranch $129,990
Mt. views, trees, rolling hills,
pastureland, wildlife, borders
BLM. Picturesque homesite
at 6,700' elevation. Horse-
back riding, hiking, hunting.
Perfect family ranch, elec-
tricity. 100% financing.
Moble Home-.Lots '2005
Mobile Home Parts 2010
Mobile Homes Rsent215
Mobile Homes Stlq. 20
Mobile Home Space lor rent
Year must be at least 1996 or
Newer. Size 12.40 or Larger
(Larger preferred)., includes
waler, electric hook-
up & garbage removal.
$200 mo. (18631675-2968
LaBelle, 3 BR, 1 Ba, Fenced,
No pets. $200 wk. w/lsr, last
wk's & sec. Muse ave real's &
credit check. (863)675-010
Casa Manulacturada, 3/2 Ba-
nos, en acre de propedad
list para ser occupada. Fl-
Llamee al (863)675-8888
Casa Manufacturada, 4/2 BaL
nos, localizada en una seuva
area eniae immoKalee y La-
Belie. .5 acre Liamee
Casa Manufactureada, 3/2
Banos, list para ser occu-
pada con /2 acre de propa-
dad paquele complelo.
LaBelle, '80, 24x56, 3br, 2ba
In Great shape. New Kit.
cabinets & floor.$10,000
Manufactured Mobile Home,
3/2 Bath, located In LaBelle.
Financing Available, all
Manufactured Mobile Home,
3/2 Bath, with /2 porch on'.5
acre lot. Ready to be occu-
pied. Call (863)675-8888
Manufactured Mobile Homes,
3/2 Bath, located in a beauti-
ful new subdivision, home &
land available. Call
Manufactured Mobile Homes,
4/2 Bath. Land fully devel-
oped, pkg. deals available.
Mobile Home, 3 cuartos, 2
bans, localizada en Moore
Haven, lister para ser occu-
pada. Ltamee para mas in-
MOBILE HOME, 3/2 Bath, lo-
cated in Moore Haven, Fi-
nancing Available for Pkg.
Deal. Call (863)675-8888
PALM HARBOR HOMES Fac-
tory Model Center LARGEST
in Americal Modular and
SALE! Call for FREE Color
R i11111i i
CAROLINA SKIFF- '01, 17',
Excellent cond. Includes trailer,
70hp Suzuki 4 stroke motor.
$5900 neg. 863-634-2342
JAVELIN- 17', 150 hp Mercury
motor. Trailer included.
$4500. or best offer.
PROJECT BOAT, Mustang 24'
with metal cradle It sits on.
Need to move, its in the way.
$500 neg. (863)612-9233
Sea Ox, 20', c/c, fish finder,
175 Suzuki, w/trlr., good
cond., $5700 or best offer.
TRAVEL TRAILER, 1977 28',
no a/c, fair condition, $650.
Buying a car? Look in the
classifleds. Selling a
car? Look in the classi-
Reading a newspaper
helps you understand
the world around you.
No wonder newspaper
readers are more suc-
21/ acres on Case Road with
New 2006 4 Bdrm 3 Bath,
2,255 sq. ft; energy saver w/
2"x6" sidewalls, beautiful inside
& out w/lots of special touches.
Fenced and landscaped, $249,900.
Crescent Acres- 2 locations; New
Home & Land, 3 Bdrm, 2 Bath
$62,500. or 2 Bdrm, 2 Bath,
Felda Palm Harbor- 28'x72' 4br,
2ba includes developed lot
SUZUKI 3-WHEELER, 1983.
w/reverse Runs great. $550
WOODS JEEP, 4wa, auto.,
runs good. $1500
Aut4. antes b : :4010
Clatfsslela r -.:..4015
E~m a -. 4025
Fr :Cars 4030
Fa'heeal Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
ParIs Repairs. 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utipty 4055
Ufto T.rall.e. 4060W
a *, aB ll
$500 Police Impounds. Cars
Irom $500! Tax Repos, US
Marshal and IRS sales! Cars.
Trucks, SUV's,. Toyota's,
Honda's Chevy's and morel
For listings Call
CHEVY CAVALIER, '96 Auto-
matic, V6, 2.4L, 2dr, green,
CD, ac, $1250. Call
CHEVY MALIBU '97, Runs
good, needs some work. Ask-
ing $800 or best offer.
CHRY. NEW YORKER- '87-
i good on gas, clean, must be
seenll 3602 SE 23rd Ave
FLEETWOOD '92-2dr, SW edi-
tion, new starter, brakes &
headliner. Runs, looks great.
$2400 neg. (772)284-1194
LINCOLN CONTINENTAL '91 -
V6, auto, good shape, needs
transmission, $300. Call
BEDLINER for full size Ford
Pick up Truck. evei $100
or bestoiler (863)763-6747
BUGGY PARTS, 4spd. 1rans
new 12 1/2 1 slep-in Irjme
4 tires wint rims, 38.12 5e15.
$1000 neg (8631673-1501
CHEVY CAVALIER RIMS, 1.4)
and winston, winner ges thres
P215/60R/14, asking $150
MIRRORS: Set, Slock. Eleimc
w/delrost. For 2004- Dodge
Truck $100 (772)201-5689
POSI DIFF 8.5" GM $150 oc
best oiler Call
RIMS For S-o10 rurk. 18"
7 1!2" brand new. never on
truck., asking $700
TIRES (5) 17". Michelin,
Heavy Duty. for Dodge 2004
8 lug wheels Less Ihan 20K
TONNEAU COVER, Fiberglass,
fits 2001-03 F150 Super
Crew. Asking $450 neg.
7004.R $300 or Des i oner
r CaII( 863.1467.8-56
TRANSMISSION, Heavy Duty,
Dbl. Clutch, 10 spd. Spicer.
Recently rebuilt. Only $850.
VOLVO GLE 740 85- 1 ody
good, engine needs wiring,
parts only $300 firm
CHEVY 3500 1990, 1 Ton,
Crew Cab, 8 Ft Uliliy Bed,
new paint & clean. $4750.
FORD F150 '94, Bedliner, tool-
box, new tires, tow package.
Runs great, very clean. $4500
or best offer. (863)885-2445
FORD F250 '91, With Reading
utility bed. Rebuilt motor, as is.
$3500 neg. (863)674-0416
5TH WHEEL PLATE- for pick-
up truck, $125
SEA-DOO BOMADIER, Runs
great, new trailer. $1000.
AIRBOAT GRASS RAKE, fits
round nose fiberglass hull,
(Combee, big 0, etc.), $25.
BOAT TRAILER, Double axle
with title.$200 (239)410-3784
BMW K75 RT'92- 70K miles,
paOi $3500 asking $2500 firm
(863)634-9620 Okee area
HONDA SHADOW V4 500'85-
runs, needs work, $600 or
best offer, clear title
SUZUKI 85L '04- 10rs, like
new, $2000 (863)634-0856
Spora Ve i
FORD BRONCO, '93, engine
tr: uble i.3i11 as is.
JEEP 95, 4 yl, 5 speed o '
lift kit, custom bumpers. 8,000
pound wench, tow bar,
38.5.12 5 swamper bugger'
488 gears TnIs Jeep will uO
anywhere Asking l,7500
DUAL AXLE TRAILER- 14X7,
4FT si ds,. a13l ile riip. e.-
li i na3vv duly -ier rjea 'i
1.1 ,l0 lbt.;l234-1l230
EQUIPMENT TRAILER 20 -
ramps, toolbox, goose neck,
2 axles $2200 or best offer
SINGLE AXLE TRLR- win .a M ,
S 1131 be i ruck Oidy on 1i
nand win n ? 5.'16 tjll
$700 neg 8.3169y7-9704
TRAILER, For motorcycle or 4
wheeler, lowrider. $300
CHEVY VAN' 87- cold air, new
1..9. $790 196 1.0b'- "
DODGE CARAVAN '9- EI.el
len l u( ndilo, n '0 ..
DODGE CARGO VAN-'92, 3/4
ton, White, Runs well.:
$1200. 561-798-1 % r or
FORD AEROSTAR '94. needs';''
rocker panels, t.i500
Ford Hightop Van, '89, V8,
sofa bed, tow pkg., 178k
miles, $2000. LaBelle Area.
(863)675-4970 Iv. msg.
Earn some extra cash.
Sell your used items in
NEONS'96- (2) $800 FOR,
BOTH (863)983-9908 '
OLDS INTRIGUE GLS- '2000,
Low mi, Leather, Loaded. All
power, Prem. wheels, Spoil-
TIRES (2) 4 Lug for Ford Fo-
cus 2003 w/rims. $50. for
Looking io buy Antique Cjr /
Convertble / Truck Please s ll
CHEVY HJ FLEETLINE SPE-
CIAL, 1950, 216.5 6 cyl., 2
dr. sedan, 3 spd. column;
$10,000 neg 18631-67t625
FORD F350 DUMP TRUCK,
'80, $2500 or best offer.
Cross Stitch Puppies
This collection of adorable designs in counted cross
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puppies. "An Encyclopedia of Puppies," a 17-page
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Add a cheerful touch to an article of clothing or sur-
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The book includes full-size charts with color keys,
a guide to the stitches and more.
Cross Stitch Puppies (No. AN3734) ... $6.95
Puppy Love Cross Stitch guidebook
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Port LaBelle Lot. .25 acie in
growing area, close to
schools. 546.000 neg. Call
WEST OF LABELLE: Of 80
Nice 1,4 acre home sile.
Clioe to F Myers & Lenigh
w/Alva adOress. 38,888
North Carolina Gated Lake-
tronl Community 1.5 acres
plus, 90 miles o shoreline.
Never before oltered *win
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FORD BRONCO, '94, 4x4,
blue, exc. cond., $3300.
'a -sRe air
FORD F150 '97- V8, new mo-
tor/trans, 7" lift, 35" tires,
step bars, lights, brush
guard, chip, exhaust, rear
springs, sound system, tool
box, tinted. Great condition
$9500 neg. (772)409-31,82
FORD F150 XLT, '89, 2wd,.
new tires, clutch, great
FORD F150 XLT '91- runs &
looks good; new tires &
brakes, AC, tool box, long
bed, $2500 (863)467-7838
FORD RANGER XLP 88, 5sp,
runs & looks good; $1700.
MITSUBISHI P/U "88" Partition
or Whole with title; Clean.
Needs head job All ihere,
$600 Firm. it8,1805.87 89
TOOL BOX- dl3mnuid pljlr
good shape, silver, $50
TOYOTA '88, 4X4, Flat bed, 4
cyl., 5 spd., good work or play
irui(5 571 $950 neg.
TOYOTA PU 88- 4,A. 5 PD
with air, $2500
TRUCK BED- '95, F350, Dual
wheel. Excellent shape.
1.500. i:r tbeil ofier
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