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Butler (Dem.) of Clewiston is
being challenged by Jennifer
Davis (Rep) of LaBelle.
The travelling "Uncom-
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2008 by the LaBelle Heritage
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Maddox backs out of race
W.T. "Bill" Maddox has an-
nounced he will not seek re-
election to his seat as County
Commissioner from District 3
in order to spend more time on.
his ministry. His term will expire
the Tuesday following the Nov.
4 General Election. He has sub-
mitted the following letter to the
February 5, 2008
To the Hendry County Citi-
zens of District 3,
Today, with mixed emotions,
I have decided to withdraw my
name from the Hendry County
District 3 County Commission
As you know, I have suc-
cessfully served almost eight
years as a Hendry County Com-
missioner. It has been exciting,
rewarding and has given me a
sense of satisfaction to have
played a small part in directing
Hendry County's destiny. I have
been blessed with true support-
ers who have stood by me even
when I had to stand firm on un-
popular issuess. I am proud to
have always stayed true to my-
Education: Kisela earns
self and cast my vote on what I
felt as right. I served in a good
time with good commission-
ers as well as a good staff all
of whom I have the utmost re-
The county government is
getting more demanding of its
elected officials which is great
and exciting but First Christian
Church is getting more de-
manding of its pastor and that
is a blessing. I have served as
pastor of the church for the past
four years, First Christian has
grown and continues to grow. I
Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
2008 Golden Apple Teacher Ginger Kisela of LaBelle Elementary School is congratu-
lated by Superintendent of School Tom Conner. The prestigious event took place at the
LaBelle Civic Center Feb. 7.
Golden Apple Teacher honored'
2007 Golden Apple Teacher Meghan Greenleaf recounts
her year as Hendry County's top teacher during this
year's program on Feb. 7.
By Patty Brant
It was a night Ginger Kisela
will never forget -- one of the
highlights of a career in educa-
tion that has spanned 28 years
-- so far. The jpy, the pride of be-
ing named 2008 Golden Apple
Teacher for Hendry County was
deepened by the fact that she
was introduced by her daugh-
ter, Katie, and nominated by
her aunt and mentor, former
LaBelle Elementary School
Principal Joanne Patterson.
"I thought I knew every-
thing," she said through tears of
joy, referring to her first teach-
ing experience, fresh from col-
lege. She learned from her men-
tors and the "most wonderful"
See Teacher Page 2
have been blessed to see it grow
spiritually as it has started many
new classes and programs, all of
which puts more demands on
me as pastor good demands,
but demands just the same.
All too often my two positions
become demanding simultane-
ously making it difficult to tend
to both. In addition to these re-
sponsibilities, I also have a cattle
operation which in itself is very
demanding of my time. And last
of all, I have other challenges in
See Maddox Page 5
W.T. "Bill" Maddox
By Stankeisha Burchell
Special to the Clewiston News
CLEWISTON -- Amid nearly
30 concerned constituents gath-
ered at Clewiston City Hall, the
Hendry County Board of Com-
missioners reviewed important
matters on the agenda.
On February 12, 2008, a
proclamation was adopted.
Dedicated to Florida Thomas of
Hendry' County Libraries, Jes-
sica White, a Clewiston High
School senior, presented both
the Board and constituents alike
with a Black History Month
proclamation to be displayed
in both Harlem and Clewiston
Signed by Board Chair Ja-
net B. Taylor and Clerk Barbara
Butler, the proclamation was
presented to Hendry County
Librarian Florida Thomas to
be displayed in both Clewiston
and Harlem libraries.
flvin Jackson from the
So th Florida Water Manage-
mejt District presented projec-
tiorn relating to restoration of
In doing so, the SFWMD
plans to provide community -+-
outreach by helping small busi-
nesses, creating jobs and train-
See Agenda Page 6
water plant, lines
By Han Mouthaan
Glades County appointee to
the PLUS Advisory Board
The following report was
submitted to the Glades County
Commission on Feb. 12.i
The Port LaBelle Utility Sys-
tem recently completed two
major projects -- the construc-
tion of a water treatment plant
and the construction of a trans-
mission and service pipe net-
work for Banyan Village.
The first project, a newly
constructed water treatment
plant located at 6002 Cedar-
wood Parkway, was fully
completed in October 2007. It
replaces the previous plant on
the same site. The new plant
went on line in late July 2007.
The new plant can deliver
0.90 million gallons per day
(GPD) of potable water, with
a maximum expansion capac-
ity of 1.8 million GPD to supply
future demand. The old plant is
off-line and will be dismantled.
The new plant was designed
by Craig A. Smith & Associates
and built by Encore Construc-
See Water Page 2
Ben Daley signs
By Patty Brant
Wednesday, Feb. 6, was an
exciting day at LaBelle High
School. Senior Ben Daley #81
committed himself to study and
play-football for Fordham Uni-
versity. The prestigious school
was apparently very taken with
Ben. His academic record at
LHS matches his athletic record
-- both are exceptional. So is
the opportunity he's being giv-
en. Fordham University Ram's
head football coach Tom Ma-
sella was named the American
Football Coaches Association's
2007.Region I Co-Coach of the
Year. The New York academic
center is one of the nation's top
Ben comes from a very
close family. His parents, Pas-
tor Carl Daley of the First Apos-
tolic Church of Northeast Cape
Coral; his wife, Maxeine; grand-
mother, Sylvia Powell; and,
younger brother Emmanuel
were on hand for the signing.
See Fordham Page 2
Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
Ben Daley Cowboy #81 signed with Fordham University last week. He will be receiving a
full scholarship to the prestigious university to study and play football. Seated from left:
Ben Daley's dad Pastor Carl Daley, Ben, and his mother Maxeine Daley. Coach Ron Dunbar
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teaching team, she said -- but
she admitted that over the years
"the children have taught me the
most." She said children come to
their teacher with big eyes, wait-
ing for them to fulfill their expec-
tations. It's the teacher's job to
take their dreams a step further,
Superintendent of Hendry
County Schools Tom Conner told
the audience that the ten teach-
ers being recognized that evening
represented some of the best
of 520 district teachers respon-
sible for educating some 7,000
students. Melissa Cabral, Eye on
Education reporter for WINK TV,
took over the announcing chores
from there, welcoming everyone
to the 15th annual Golden Apple
Speaker Noreen Thomas, Dis-
trict Provost an Chief Operating
Officer for Edison College, pro-
vided some insight into the world
of a child from a different culture
striving to achieve in an Ameri-
can school. The daughter of Leb-
onese immigrants, Ms. Thomas
compared her experience, to that
of many Hendry County students
and shared how important the
role of teacher is, not just to those
students but to their families as
She took the time to point out.
some of the striking individual
traits of each of the county's ten
school Golden Apple teachers.
To summarize, Ms. Thomas told
teachers to be proud of being edu-
cators; that education is a tremen-
dous responsibility to prepare stu-
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tion under the supervision of
Tetra Tech at a total cost of $6.41
million. The project was financed
through USDA grants and loans
totaling $5.97 million, supple-
mented by Hendry County funds
The new plant supplies po-
table water to current residents
of Port LaBelle in Hendry and
Glades Counties, as did the de-
commissioned plant, and will
service future residents of Hendry
and Glades County. The Indian
Hills community elected .hot to
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Older sister, Tiffany, could not be
there. Emmanuel will be a fresh-
man at LHS next year. He's also a
football player. Tiffany is studying
music at Edison College.
Carl Daley told the group of
teammates, students, coaches
and teachers assembled in the
library for the signing that this is
just the first step for his son. "The
sky's the limit," he said, empha-
sizing that life requires "the whole
package" not just athletic ability.
Ben was raised in the church
and, by all accounts, is an up-
standing young man. His dad
coached him in soccer and also
helped out in Pop Warner, so he
knew Ben had the ability to go far
and always kept his mind to what
he was doing. He said from the
first day Ben stepped out on the
football field with Pop Warner he
was a standout a natural.
Cowboy Coach Ron Dunbar
all but glowed, talking about Ben
and his accomplishments. He
said this honor student is a per-
fect example of a dedicated stu-
dent athlete, respectful and very
coachable. He said, "Ben is one
of the most dedicated players of
my career." He added that coach-
ing Ben was thoroughly enjoy-
able and the young man is a great
example. "He never asked why
-- just 'how do you want me to do
As a Cowboy, Ben was a de-
fensive end, wide receiver and
was one of the key aspects of the
LHS defense. He was respected
on the field by opponents and
was double teamed often.
There are a lot of good foot-
ball players, but Ben has it all.
Coach Dunbar said that Ben's first
step caught Fordham's attention.
"Others are quick but Ben's like
a Mercedes. He gets started in a
hurry and has the grades, too."
For a school like Fordham, aca-
demics are as important as ath-
letic ability. "Ben has good feet.
He's quick and has great instincts.
He's going to have a great career,"
Coach Dunbar said, adding that
he believes Ben may be playing
a linebacker position at Fordham.
He noted that Fordham will pro-
vide Ben with a tremendous ath-
letic and academic opportunity.
He also brought a balance
to the Cowboys, said teammate
and friend since sixth grade Ma-
rio Gonzalez "Ben deserves it
because he has the grades. His
family struggled for a long time.
He's an aggressive leader.' When
we were down, fighting among
ourselves, Ben would always be
Ginger Kisela and her aunt and mentor, former LES Princi-
pal Joanne Patterson, could barely contain their joy after the
Golden Apple Teacher program was over.
dents for the next step; and that
the satisfaction of successfully
teaching is indescribable.
Each Golden Apple nominee
was introduced by a current or
former student. LES' Ginger Kise-
la was introduced by her daugh-
ter, Katie, who is now a junior at
LaBelle High School. Katie told
the audience her mother keeps
a journal of precious moments
with her students.
Matthew Robertson said his
teacher, Alice McVay, taught him
to be a good friend and student.
EES's Mike Hubbard was intro-
duced by Amanda Ortiz who said
he is an outstanding teacher who
helps untangle the confusion of
school work and has taught her
the importance of recycling.
LHS student Brittany Baker
heaped praise on her math teach-
er, Joy Bridwell, who she said
shares her passion for math and
gets her students excited about
the subject while setting a Chris-
be included in the service plan.
The Port LaBelle Ranchettes com-
munity was never included in the
PLUS service area.
The new plant currently draws
its water supply from the Sand-
stone Aquifer. Application has
been made to the SFWMD for an
additional well to support future
The second project, Banyan
Village, included the installation
of a 16-inch diameter delivery
pipeline and a 6-inch return line.
Both are underground lines, locat-
ed on the south side of, and run-
ning parallel to SR 80. The project
also included installing all of the
service lines and fire hydrants in
the one to settle it."
Teammates Josh Allen and
Lucas Pratt agreed. They all un-
derstand that "it doesn't come
easy" and that Ben will make the
most of his opportunities.
This well rounded young man
is a Tampa Bay Buccaneer fan
CHS student Brandon Pena
told the audience he's never met
anybody like his Golden Apple
teacher, Mike Kemp, who teaches
his students to do the right thing
for the right reasons. He said you
can't help but pay attention to Mr.
Kemp's teaching delivery which
includes everything from jump-
ing on tables to a few inept dance
UES second grader Kayley
Boddy won the crowd's heart
with her lively introduction of
Kerry Mayo -- complete with sev-
eral "queen of". sashes, a crown
and roses for her favorite teacher.
Anna Jo Springfield introduced
Kimberly Scruggs as a beautiful
teacher who has inspired her. "I
love you, you are the best," she
Westside Elementary student
Tyler Clements said Terry Hatcher
is a Golden Apple teacher be-
cause he doesn't put pressure on
Banyan Village, an area of 3,600
residential lots in Hendry County.
Construction was completed on
February 5, 2008.
The Glades County portions
of the PLUS service area include
1350 lots in Unit 102, between the
Ranchettes and Hwy. 80, as well
as an undeveloped area called
Unit 101, which includes another
375 platted lots that were part of
the old golf course. Fully populat-
ed, Glades County could accom-
modate another 5,000 people in
Port LaBelle with absolutely no
changes to land use designations
or zoning. Also, PLUS recently
approved a water service letter
for 500 proposed residences in
his students to compete against
each other, only to do their best.
He admires Mr. Hatcher because
he takes risks, just as he asks his
Marcus Simmons, now a
freshman at LHS, introduced his
former teacher Connie Carter
language arts teacher at LaBelle
Middle School. He recalled how
the students learned "not to mess
with" Ms. Carter and how effec-
tive it was when she looked over
her glasses at you when you were
doing something wrong.
Mario Dixon, now a canine
officer with the Osceola County
Sheriff's Office, introduced his
former teacher, Laworne Dixon,
saying she didn't just teach typ-
ing. She taught life's lessons, in-
cluding believing that you can do
anything you want to.
The 2007 Golden Apple Teach-
er Meghan Greenleaf explained
what a wonderful honor and op-
portunity she has lived for the past
year. She told the ten nominees
for 2008 that they were wonder-
ful, effective teachers and that she
is so proud of her role in educat-
The Golden Apple teacher re-
ceives a $1,700 voucher to attend
the Summer Collegium on Sani-
bel, $500 from the Florida Depart-
ment of Education, $750 from
Macy's (which also provides $250
to the teacher's school) and she
will participate in the State Teach-
ers of the Year program.
Aides from Congressman Al-
cee Hastings and Congressman
Tim Mahoney made a few com-
ments and Cong. Mahoney's aide
presented each honored teacher
with a Certificate of Congressio-
nal Recognition. ,
Glades County on the Port LaBelle
Marina lands, with development
subject to state approval.
A formal ribbon cutting dedi-
cation ceremony for the water
plant and pipeline projects is
scheduled for the latter part of
March 2008. Invitations to attend
the ceremony will be mailed out
at the appropriate time.
The Port LaBelle Utility System
operates under the direction of
Mr. Roger Greer whose offices are
located at 3130 Utility Drive.
The PLUS Advisory Board's Fa-
cilitator is Dr. John Capece, whose
most appreciated assistance en-
abled me to prepare this report
for the Glades County BOCC.
and Miami Dolphin Jason Taylor
because, he said, he is tall, fast
and a defensive end.
Ben plans to study accounting
and business at Fordham but said
the most important thing he's
learned is "to keep your friends
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Conmmnity Christian Honor Roll
K5 Grade A
Nadia Castillo, Cutter Cochran, Downing George, Katelyn
Mann, Lauren O'Donnell, Anthony Pequeno, Charne' Van
Rensburg, Jacob Farewell, Casi Wilson, Ricky York
1st Grade A
Myra Banda, Rachel Dipofi, Bruce Hanshaw, Brent Hicks,
Benjamin Molina, Jadon Molina, Hunter O'Donnell, Jordyn
Perkins, Zachary Reyna, Britten Williams, Gracie Willis,
4th Grade A
Sean Carnevalino, Wesley Huffman, Matthew Reyna,
Madison Schaaf, Christian Skinner
6th Grade A
Tapan Patel, Faith Sherrod
KS Grade A/B
Mason Davis, Matthew Whited, Sebastian (C i. forf 1, Daniel
1st Grade A/B
Jadan Alderman, Meaghan Batton, Cole DaJ\, Robert
2nd Grade A/B
Wyatt Corbitt, Monica Banda, Brandon Carnevalino, Aaron
Catala, Taylor Randant, Weston Randant
3rd Grade A/B
Teddy Rickman, Deedra Shackford
4th Grade A/B
Dusty Ann Catala, Jimmy Davis, Chelsey Ford, Cole Hamil
5th Grade A/B
Austin Farewell, Olivia Molina, Vrraj Patel
6th Grade A/B
Larry Collins, Taylor Corbitt, Dalton Longenecker
7th Grade A/B
Amber Eagler, Bianca Hernandez, Luis Luna, Mariah Molina
LaBelle Elementary School Honor Roll
Myaa Barnhart, Patricia Barrios, Victoria Bass, Jacob Burns,
Glenn Burton, Brent Carmona, Angel "AJ" Caseres, Jr., Diana
Escobedo, Leslie Escobedo, Natali Escobedo, Joanna Flores,
Lauren Fotta, Alondra Frausto, Mariano Hernandez, Brittany
Lee, Maura Lofton, Samuel Maciel, Meghan Martin, Baylen
McCormick, Brandynn Marroquin, Annalysa Montes, Macy
O'Ferrell, Megan Price, Isaac Reyes, Hugo Vargas, Emma
Allie Anderson, Abby Arnold, Cleyver Avila, Eloy Aviles, Zack
Ballard, Anthony Barnett, William Barrett, Jesus Benavides,
Josue Briones, Angel Browning, Nicholas Browning, Jesus
Callejas, Liliana Carranza, Morgan Carter, Armando
Castaneda, Kylie Casten, Anthony Cisnero, Tommy Cisnero,
Sandra Dallas, Andrea Deras, Kaylee Dobbins, Tracey
Dominguez, Patricia Earnest, Amanda Escobedo, Jessenia
Escobedo, Myrna Escobedo, Eli Galbreath, Jordan Gallegos,
Hernan Garcia, Jose Gaspar, Andres Gomez, Cinthia Gomez,
Manuela Gomez, Sonia Gomez, Arnoldo Gonzalez, Dania.
Granados, Naesa Guajardo, Josh Gutierrez, .Aaron Hand,
Chloe Harrington, Estefani Hernandez, Wilmer Ixmay,
Enrique Jimenez, Jose Jimenez, Benito Juarez, Joseph
Kennedy, Lizbeth Lopez, Liliana Luna, Charlie Lynn, Karen
Maciel, Elena Madrid, Jennifer Mendez, Maranda Mills,
Manuel Mingf~ia` fifdne \n,.lr:g. ', Antlibhy'Moreno,
Joel 'Moreh b 'Dane Mburfield, Estefaii Nino, Arely Perez,
Damion Perez, Missy Perez, Kara Pittman, Matthew Price,
Ernesto Ramos, Jose Ramos, Justin Reyes, Esmeralda
Rodriguez, Aspen Rowe, Xavier Ruiz, Hipolito Salinas, Julio
Sanchez, Adriana Saucedo, Eduardo Saucedo, Bianey
Serrano, Jerica Simms, Esai Solis, Evelyn Soto, Monica
Toledo, Eduardo Torres, Elizabeth Urbanoski, Emerald
Williams, Hannah Williams, Araceli Zuinga
Maria Benitez, Victor Flores, Marisol Gonzalez, Michelle
Gonzalez, Alex Ramos, Jeremy Smith
Upthegrove Elementary School Honor Roll
1st Grade A
Joel Betancourt, Miles Cole, Marycruz Deras, Daisy
DeSantiago, Madison Franco, Jessica Gomez, Leah
Gutierrez, Kiara Hernandez, Emily Hudson, Delaney Marsh,
Gracyn Mayo, Ashley McElveen, Thomas, Mims, Tyler Mims,
Nancy Narez,.Rikki Pack, Carlos Puente, Fernando Santiago,
Mark Shepard, Grayson St. John, Zachary Tanner, Kenzie
Tindall, Donshamar Wagner, and Carl Willis.
1st Grade A-B
Kobie Adams, Jesus Beltran, Tierra Boyce, Kallie Cockram,
Sergio Coronado, Laisha Garcia, Raymundo Gonzalez,
Kameron Higginbotham, David Maxwell, Stephanie
Mendoza, Marlusous Mitchell, Arleth Ortiz, Kaitlin Peet,
Jennifer Perle, Imelda Resendiz, Reanna Rivas, Haley Valdez,
Gerardo Vasquez, Dylan Villa, Roberto Vizcarra, Camrann
White and Brandon Zantizo-Aybar
2nd Grade A
Morgan Beakley, Jessica Beltran, Kaley Boddy, Jordan
Decker, Gabrielle Home, Krystal Maldonado, Odalys
Martinez, Josh Miller, Marquis Mitchell, Jose Moreno-Trejo,
Bryon Morstatter, Jose Perez-Gonzalez, Sarah Perry, Marshall
Platt, Adrian Raya, and Emily Royal
2nd Grade A-B
Diego Bustamante, Kohl Carmona, Bryan Cornejo, Jake
Coronado, Isaiah Devisme,Jaileen Galaviz, Mercedes Garcia,
Navidad Garcia, Karli Henry, Dalton Hunter, Maddie
Johnson, Angela Leos, Giselle Mendoza, Dustin Padgett,
Alfredo Padilla, Gabriel Paz, Pamela Tully, Austin Villa and
3rd Grade A
Brice Beakley, Jasmine Craft, Thalia Esquivel, Bianca
Mendoza, Pete Rios and Brooke White.
3rd Grade A-B
Paola Anaya, Sergio Arrieta, Ryley Bowen, Ricky Denton,
Sandy Dossou, Kaitlyn Ecker, Bobbi Erwin, Anthony
Mackey, Sanjuana Morales, Anabel Navarro, Sabrina Partin,
Allison Peet, Dillon Powell, Alexandria Ramirez, Araseli
Reyna, Yozeli Reynoso, Cristian Urias, Tylor Vetten, Kishuana
Wade, Brady Walker, Elyssa Willis, Damian Wilson and
4th Grade A
Jason Banky, Edwin Gonzalez, Michael Hernandez, Pam
Johnson, Rebekah Lapp, Caitlyn Mayo, Courtney Perry,
Clayton Upthegrove and Cole Upthegrove
4th Grade A-B
Jose Beltran, Sierra Boyce, Emma Cahoon, Cheyanne
Davenport, Diego DeSantiago, Alyssia Facundo, Gladimir
Fajardo, Zenaida Garcia, Jacob Gutierrez, Julisia Hernandez,
Tiffany Home, Stephanie Johnson, Ebelinda Martinez, Devin
Meloy, Jessie Miller, Marcellous Mitchell, Jackson Royal,
Gladiola Trejo, Mykala Williams and Trystan Yzaguirre
5th Grade A
Brandon Gomez, Caroline Johnson and Maliri Kelting
5th Grade A-B
Paola Alvarado, Kylie Bancroft, Sergio Bustamante, Natalie
Cantu, Garrett Coker, Tony Cornejo, Zulema Dominguez,
Landy Dossou, Daniel Garcia, Homer Garcia, Christian
Gause, Christina Haberkorn, Sheena Heuer, Melanie Lopez,
Michael Martinez, Patricia Martinez, Vanessa Mendoza, Sal
Molina, Chrissy Partin, Mayra Ramirez-Reyna, Myranda
Reinard, Kaleb Rosbough, Hunter Spargo, Alexis Timms,
Elizabeth White and Logann White
Country Oaks Elementary School Honor Roll
1st Grade A
Ezequiel Aguilar, Thomas Aispuro, Omar Alvarado, Adah
Andrade, Julissa Andrade, Abigail Barraza, Elmer Carranza,
Sara Cordova, Jasmine Corker, Darius Daharry, Ana
DeSantiago, Jacob Earnest, Eric Escobedo, Jose Esquivel,
Ashley Fletcher, Tylor Gallegos, Kiara Gamez, Vanessa
Garcia, Briana Guijosa, Novie Kohutek, Edith Madrid,
Dedrick McClain, Kaylin Murphy, Jeneeri Mustafa, Melody
Paz, Maison Piedra, Myra Prince, Awad Qaqi, Alejandro Rivas,
Jason Rodriguez, Joseph Rodriguez, Andy Rosado, Shareefa
Saheed, Blaine Steverson, Ernesto Tamayo, Chelsea Trejo,
Citlalli Velasquez, Chelby Villanueva, Taylor Villareal, Allyson
Wilkes, and Gene Yelling
1st Grade A-B
Alejandro Abrego, Taylor Alexander, Alexis Arenivar, Hugo
Armijo, Eric Berkheiser, Joana Cruz, Fredrick Davis, Marc
Delgado, Veronica Gomez, Emily Grant, Clayton Griffin,
Dayne Grimaldo, Enrique Hernandez, Bryce Herrera, Sherry
Homer, Jason Imsdahl, Nain Jaimes, Jennifer Jimenez,
Stephanie Jimenez, Jessica Koff, Jazmine Lamkin, Timothy
Lawton, Leily Lopez-Ramos, Lisandra Martinez, Nancy
Martinez, Ethan McClain, Karla Morales, Alejandra Moreno,
Ezequiel Moreno, Santos Pegueros, Esdiel Plaza, Emiliano
Ramirez, Jaqueline Ramirez, Austin Revels, Matthew
Robertson, Gisselle Robles, Omar Salas, Jade Villarreal, and
2nd Grade A
Emma Bridwell, Gabriel Calderon, Nicholas Castillo,. Diana
Espinoza, Ivan Espinoza, Vanessa Fernandez-Gamez, Ruby
Figueroa, Eric Garza, Melanie Garza, Kayla Hood, Emily
Juarez, Jocelin Nunez, Lorena Ortega, Mirgie Pardo, Jaxon
Purvis, Zeida Rabelo, Kassidy Redish, Neydel Rego, Michael
Rothenhoefer, Lazaro Sandoval, Caleb Stitt, and Mark
2nd Grade A-B
James Alegria, Tyler Banning, Alberto Cabana, Steven
Calderon,Nellanie Cantu, Destiny Cornelius, Paige
Danforth, Cesar DeSantiago, Jose Espinoza, Chloe Garcia,
Joshua Garcia, Eric Geronimo, Eduardo Gomez, Iscel
Gomez, David Gonzalez, Enrique Gonzalez, Jailine
Gonzalez, Viviana Guerrero, Maggie Harris, Brianna
Hernandez, Alex Ibarra, Corbyn Kohutek, Kobe Locklear,
Leandro Madrid, Victoria Magana, Samantha Martinez, Jason
Mathis, Chandler Moulds, Taylor Nees, Benjamin Nieves,
Donavan Noguero, Philip O'Bannon, Raymond Orengo,
Ariel Perez, Daniel Pinero, Valerie Preciado, Jose Ramos,
Alondra Reyna, Abbigail Sigala, Aubriana Talamentez, Alyssa
Torres, Erika Venegas, Areli Villeda, Maria Villeda, Katherine
Whited, Kinsey Winstead, and Juan Zamora,
3rd Grade A
Hannah Andrews, Lexy Barraza, Guadalupe Guillen, Jeffery
Harris, Brendon Herrera, Kayla Howard, Joel Jimenez,
Joselin Mancilla, Raul Pardo, Estefania Rodriguez, Jordan
Russell, Emily Schwarz, and Miriam Villegas
3rd Grade A-B
Julian Arteaga, Courtney Blanset, Uriel Borja, Adriana Coria,
Eduardo Cruz, Blanca Flores, Estefania Hernandez, Laura
Hernandez, Angelica Jimenez, Skylar Kovarik, Juan Leal,
Elizabeth Marquez, Jocelyn Martinez, Michael Mears, Anahi
Montalvo, Jonathan Morales, Elisa Moreno, Luis Nunez,
Beverly Paz, Alex Santiago, Chasity Smith, Daisy Soto, Rosa
Suarez, Mireya Vasquez, Daniel Villeda, and Jakob Wagner
4th Grade A
Daynara Cox, Brianna Herrera, Jody Leon, Denise Moreno,
and Ricardo Rodriquez
4th Grade A-B
Yarely Acevedo, Amy Akin, Esmerelda Alaniz, Jessica
Almaguer, Omar Bahamundf, Eduardo Benitez, Adriana
Cardenas, Emileigh Eiden,.Thalia Encarnacion, Alma Flores,
Jazmin Flores, Jessica Gonzalez, Stefani Guijosa, Erick
Hernandez, Anthony Jean-Baptiste, Ariel Jimenez, Kaitlin
Lawton, Margarita Madrid, Karol Martinez, Tania Martinez,
Esmerelda Mendez, Abraham Ortiz, Erick Pena, McKenzie
Redish, Adrian Rivera, Luis Rojas, Sujeivelis Rueda, Thelma
Santiago, Natalie Simmons, Luke Story, Carolina Teijeiro,
Kayla Wilkes, Ernan Zuniga
5th Grade A
Natalie Abo, Skylar Bell, Beatriz Cardoza, Angelica Castillo,
Jasmine DeLeon, Juana Gomez, David Herrera, Roel Karr,
Diana Mustafa, Cassidy Pascher, and Tania Santiago
5th Grade A-B
Olympia Abrego, Eduardo Alcaraz, Fernando Bedolla,
Breanna Brown, Alicia Castillo, Kyle Comanic, Yasmin
Cortez, Lorena Cruz, Jessica Cumbee, Ryan Drapal, Melanie
Forehand, Christian Galvez, Miranda Garcia, Freddie
Gomez, Norma Grifaldo, Mariby Hernandez, Blaine Howell,
Jorge Jimenez, Daniel Keller, Jessica Leal, Juliana Leon,
Sylicia McKenzie, Kasandra Melgoza, Gerardo Moreno, Tyler
Music, Nadia Nunez, Jaime Olguin, Jusue Orduna, Michael
Pepitone, Dalila Perez, Amanda Phipps, Esteban Plaza,
Jordan Rice, Sandra Romero, Aymee Salazar, Kassie Squires,
Alondra Villa, Doug West, Monique Williams, and Maria
LaBelle Middle School Honor Roll
6th Grade A
Alvarado Cindy, Dimas Pedro, Dominguez Yoana, Hernandez
Jhovany, Hinson Dylan, Lopez Anna, Miller Jarred, Mourfield
Arika, Ramirez Albar, Rampersaud Maniram, Thorn Katelyn,
6th Grade A/B
Aguillon Elizabeth, Aleman Kati, Arellano Aida, Briones
Lillian, Chavez Flor, Coria Maria, Cruz Mayra, Cuellar Nikolas,
De La Rosa Blanca, Deras Ernestina, Dobbins Brianna,
Erreguin Yesenia, Figueroa Anaelia, Fiore Jordan, Flack Tyler,
Foutch Alari, Garcia Rafael, Gonzalez Alondra, Gonzalez
Jasmin, Gonzalez Thalia, Guerrero Katie, Hernandez
Giovanni, Inman Courtney, Jimenez Jasmine, Jones Tyra,
Juarez Ezequiel, Lara Tammy, Lazalde Alexandra, Lucas-
Garcia Jennifer, Mack Julia, Madrid Clarissa, Magana
Alejandra, Maldonado Luis, Marquis Martina, McVay James,
Mendez Luis, Ortiz Maria, Qaqi Rawan, Reinard Nicholas,
Resendiz Celia, Rivera Kendrick, Sanchez Robert, Santillan
Yarithza, Sloan Mark, Soto Tania,'Stephens Haley, Williams
7th Grade A
Bass Derek, Bennett Trisha, Cottrell Caroline, Frausto
Jennifer, Gilbertson Daniel, Gomez Sergio, Hicks Brittany,
Lapp Sarah, Leos Cesareo, Lutkenhaus Andrea, McVey
Brennah, O'Ferrel Tyler, Parker Tabitha, Pepitone Morgan,
RenteriaJocelyn, Rodriguez Diana, Schauer Jeremiah, Smith
Jessica, Talada Suzanna, Walls Peyton
7th Grade A/B
Alhinido Ricardo," Aenivar Ahabel, Aiv'bi' Dylfin, Bedollii
Jose; Benkert AndrewV, Bonnet Shannon, Burton Alton,
Burton Ronald, Cooper Matthew, Crossno Christopher, Cruz
Tania, Desantiago Jacqueline, Dimas Valeria, Escobedo
Milagros, Franco Kyle, Garcia Diana, Garcia Jessica, Gielow
Michelle, Hernandez Alexander, Keller Kayla, Lopez Flavio,
Maldonado Giovana, Mancilla Cesar, Marroquin Elanee,
McCormick Margaret, Mendoza Alexander, Miller Daniel,
Owens Kendall, Patel Prit, Pelaez Jose, Ramirez Adan, Rewis
Daniel, Rodriquez Miguel, Roman Jeremiah, Sanchez
Mildred, Sprangler Flory, Stansly Philip, Suarez Carlos, Taylor
Cory, Torres Nathan, Toulis Brandon, Valentin Guillermina,
Vasquez Even, Walls Brooklin, Wegscheid Nicholas, Zapata
Stacey, Zendejas Edgar, Zuniga Beatriz
8th Grade A
Allen Madison, Burke Kaylee, Deras Brittany, Dossou
Jinique, Goodwin Winston, Hernandez Keilani, Howard
Jena, Howard Myles, Marotti Kendall, Pena Alexa, Phillips
Jordan, Salinas Humberto, Samerdyke Shamus, Santillan
Carlos, Trejo Daisy, Trejo Maria
8th Grade A/B
Alderman Dan, Alexander Atia, Antunez David, Bledsoe
Margot, Bridwell Chandler, Bridwell Chelsea, Castro
Alejandra, Coderre Conor, Cordes Stacia, Crumbley Elora,
Cruz Maria, Cuellar Miquela, Deres Isael, Diaz Emanuel,
Escalante Nancy, Garcia Yeraldin, Garza Marilu, Garza Nancy,
Gee Lauren, Golemme Ashley, Guerra Jose, Hernandez
Melissa, Jones Cordaryl, Lawmaster Brytani, Leon Heydhy,
Lowery Travis, Lucas-Garcia Araceli, Lynn Wolfgang, Martinez
Alberto, McAvoy Andrew, Meador Robert, Owens Tyler,
Pequeno Ruby, Perez Eden, Perez Yeseni, Phillips Justin,
Raulerson Gennifer, Raulerson Laura, Raya Deycy, Redish
Tanner, Santiago Cynthia, Van Wagner Leah, Zamora
Anamin, Zavala Karla
LaBelle High School Honor Roll
9th Grade A
Alexia Arellano, Amanda Bailey, Caleb Baker, Elizabeth
Burns, Angela Carmona, Braidon Cooper, Steven Fiore,
Rebecca Fletcher, Stephen Lapp, Jonathan Lott, Elizabeth
Marcotte, David Miller, Robert Morrison, Brianna Ramos,
Laura Reed, Santiago Reyes, John Roddenberry, Asma
Saheed, Rachel Schauer, Richard Talada, Sara Urbanowski,
Maria Valentin, Noelia Zuniga.
10th Grade A
Christopher Bennett, Martha Blanco, Vanessa Cantu, Tiffany
Freeman, Jose Garcia, Emily Hull, Samson Lehman, Mario
Lopez, Lizabeth McKinney, Dora Moreno-Gomez, Briana
Pascher, Adrian Pefia, Daniela Pimental, Rosa Ramirez,
Candelaria Rodriguez, Savannah Smith, Lori Spangler, Justin
Walker, Nathan Willis, Stephanie Yanes
11th Grade A
Bryan Crockett, John Doak, Irene Garza, Stephen Ingber,
Leah Kitchenhoff, Cecilia Leos, Daniel Moreno, Jacqueline
Moreno, Sergio Olvera, Kayla Pittman, Shayla Ramirez,
.Griselda Santiago, Stephanie Serrano, Abygale Shupe,
Jameeka' Stephens, Marcos Villeda, Jordan Walls, Alfredo
Zamarron, Gregory Zimmerly
12th Grade A
Yuridia Arroyo, Brittany Baker, Thomas Bennett, Bob
Brogdon, Rhonda Burton, Teresa Delgado, Ricardo
Enriquez, Daphne Glisson, Margarita Juarez, Patricia Karr,
Julian Keen, Keyla Lora, Paul Mears, Gabriel Puente, Esteban
Raya, Tiffany Roberts, Arianna Rodriguez, Melissa Santiago,
Jacob Sawatzky, Nicholas Tanner, Daisy Vargas, Mario Zelaya
9th Grade B
Eduardo Andrade, Alicia Arroyo, Victoria Becerra, Staci Berg,
Seth Billig, Matthew Billings, Courtney Burke, Cassandre
Casseus, Thomas Cottrell, Benjamin Cuellar, Kandy Dimas,
Susana Fernandez, Jose Garcia, Cecilia Gomez, Maria
Gomez, Maria Gomez, Nora Gomez, Judith Gonzalez, Mayra
Gonzalez, Daniel Hernandez, Mariana Hernandez, Beatriz
Jimenez, Harmony Keating, Monica Ledesma, Emily Leon,
Amanda Lopez, Rigoverto Madrid, John Marotti, Joshua
Martinez, Susana Martinez, Vanessa Martinez, Johnathan
Mendez, Alma Moreno, Marlana Nelson, Kane Owens, Ana
Pefia, Michael Pittman, Eduardo Ramirez, Angelica Resendiz,
Yesenia Resendiz, Alayna Ridgdill, Lizet Rodriguez, Trevor
Selph, Brittany Smith, Bruce Tanner, Michael Terrell, Kindall
Tindall, Alexandra Tittle, Stephen Whidden, Grady Willis,
10th Grade B
Daniela Aguas, Marlen Alaniz-Diaz, Amanda Alderman,
Kirsten Anders, Katie Barnes, Jessica Barron, Danielle
Bennett, Meagan Bledsoe, Alexandro Caraballo, Beatriz
Carranza, Annalicia Cavazos, Janie Delatorre, Pedro Deras,
Roberto Deras, Jennifer Escobedo, Jesus Gamez, Sandra
Gamez, Yesmin Garcia, Anilu Gomez, Jose Gomez, Juan
Gonzalez, Marvin Gonzalez, Joshua Hernandez, Elice
Hoffman, Tamika Jackson, Taurean Johnson, Monica Juarez,
Kaylee Lai, Chelsea Lewis, Miriam Lora, Olivia Luckey,
Katherine Lynn, Alejandro Macias, Kayla Maldonado, Melissa
Mears, Sanjuana Minguela, Sabrina Morales, Yesenia
Moreno, Miguel Olvera, Kimberly Paz, Jonathan Ramos,
Lucia Rico, Brianna Sanchez, Nora Santiago, Claudia
Santillan, Carlos Saucedo, Stephanie Schafer, Jerrica Shearer,
Courtney Smith, Tomas Soliz, Amber Stevens, Alexia Storey,
Shawn Tittle, Tonie Tolar, Anthony-Vene-ianMyra Zamar-en-
11th Grade B .
Maamoon Abueluf, Lindsey Atkins, Michael Barnhart, Jessica
Bednar, Guadalupe Bedolla, Sierra Brown, Tiffanie Cain,
Mercedes Cantu, Noe Cantu, Darrell Cash, Ivana Castro,
Tiffany Cordes, Gavin Corey, Dallas Cotton, Bonnie Davis,
Maria Erreguin, Juan Esquivel, Bridget Facundo, Ashley
Farabee, Nicole Fiore, Timothy Fromm, Elyssa Grant, Jacob
Greene, Keisha Hernandez, Marlena Herrera, BrytnieJasiak,
Jeffery Johnson, Hannah Kitchenhoff, Anthony Lee, Jose
Lucas, Karina Marinez, Jennifer Mason, C'Leena McLymont-
Birch, Anthony Monacelli, Samantha Morales, Darvin
Nelson, Lewis Nobles, Stephanie Pack, Palak Patel, Ashley
Pittman, Davina Prasad, Chelsey Ramos, Roxana Razo, Ryan
Rhoden, Alyssa Rivas, Danielle Robinson, Ricardo Rodriguez,
Stacia Simmons, Jacob Stephens, Colton Summerlin, Bryan
Trejo, Stephanie Vargas, Nancy Vazquez, Nereida Zuniga
12th Grade B
Daruis Adderly, Diana Aguas, Carlos Albert, Chelsey
Anderson, Gelmir Arellano, Juana Arroyo, Blake, Barnes,
Amanda Barron, Jessica-Anne Bechtel, Rachel Boy, Ashley
Brown, Kevin Burke, Jocelyn Catlett, Enrique Corona,
Angelica Coronilla, Aaron Cruz, Michelle Davila, Robert
Delacruz, Brandon Dietze, Tony Dominguez-Giron, Aaron
Dyess, Mayte Escobedo, Margaret Fries, Amber Furman,
Anahi Guerra, Arisha Gunsby, Samantha Hawkins, Reynaldo
Hernandez, Evan Hoffman, Jonathan Hudson, Demi
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Rodriguez, Timothy Rose, Tiffany Santiago, Jacy Sealy,
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Putting others first:
The heart of a happy
By Dr. Les Morgan
Caloosa Baptist Church
Last Sunday I gave a conclud-
ing story in my sermon that is
powerful. The story, very moving
that it is, was not
original with me.
It is taken from
a book written
by Dale Gal-
Dream a New i-, 7
us to- wrap our Dr. Les
arms around the Morgan
real focal point
of Valentine's Day, showing love
to others in a selfless way. That,
after all, is the true meaning of
love, is it not?
Here is the story.
Little Chad was a shy, quiet
young fella. One day he came
home and told his mother he'd
like to make a valentine for ev-
eryone in his class.. Her heart
sank. She thought, "I wish he
wouldn't do that!" because she
watched the children when they
walked home from school. Her
Chad was always behind them.
They laughed and hung on to
each other and talked to each
other. But Chad was never in-
cluded. Nevertheless, she decid-
ed she would go along with her
son. So she purchased the paper
and glue and crayons. For three
whole weeks, night after night,
Chad painstakingly made thirty-
Valentine's Day dawned, and
Chad was beside himself with
excitement! He carefully stacked
'them up, put them in a bag, and
bolted out the door. His mom
+ decided to bake him his favor-
ite cookies and serve them up
warm and nice with a glass of
milk when he came home from
school. She just knew he would
be disappointed ... maybe that
would ease the pain a little. It
hurt her to think that he wouldn't
get many valentines -- maybe
none at all.
That afternoon she had the
cookies and milk on the table.
When she heard the children
outside, she looked out the win-
dow. Sure enough here they
came, laughing and having the
best time. And, as always, there
was Chad in the rear. He walked
a little faster than usual. She fully
expected him to burst into tears
as soon as he got inside. His
arms were empty, she noticed,
and when the door opened she
choked back the tears.
"Mommy has some milk and
cookies for you."
But he hardly heard her words.
He just marched right on by, his
face aglow, and all he could say
"Not one ... not a one."
Her heart sank.
And then he added, "I didn't
forget a one not a single one!"
That is a powerful story, isn't?
I believe it is gripping because it
highlights genuine love and sin-
cerity of a giver. And when you
think about it, who is a greater
giver than God? And when you
think about that, isn't it logical
that He too, is the author of'love
- genuine love, selfless love?
Let that be a great example for
Happy Valentine's Day!
Dr. Les Morgan is pastor of
the Caloosa Baptist Church, lo-
cated 200 yards behind Flora &
Ella's fn LaBelle.
By Pudge Lehman
The average person sheds
about one and a half pounds of
skin particles a year. By the time
you reach 72 years old you will
have shed over 100 pounds of out-
er skin. My question, of course, is
why am I not 100 pounds lighter?
For a quick facial put a thin
coat of Pepto-Bismol on your face
and let dry. Rinse off with warm
water and pat dry.
Buy great smelling fabric soft-
ener sheets and rub over your hair
to lubricate and tame the frizzies.
If there are women thAt would
like to attract men with perfume
then someone should develop a
few new scents how about: Pep-
peroni Pizza, New Car Interior, or
Chocolate Chip Cookie.
Hairspray and perfume can
damage real pearls. Be sure to
put them on at least five minutes
before you put the pearls on. This
gives the alcohol 'a chance to
If I buy a big bottle of Coke or
Pepsi, it is guaranteed to go flat
before I use it up. Pour it into your
toilet bowl and let sit for an hour
or so. Flush and see the porcelain
sparkle. My question is, if Coke'
will loosen rusty bolts and clean
your toilet, why are we still drink-
Werds fer the Week: Saucered
and blowed Cool down your
Letters to the Editor
As I write this article, the Repub-
lican Florida Primary election is five
days away and all the polls say that
it is a dead heat for the lead. Since
I'm not competing for anything ex-
cept your attention to this article, I
thought it might be fun to lighten
up the mood.
For example, have you ever'
wondered how the candidates can
maintain such a frantic pace, day af-
ter day? It reminds me of that ques-
tion about if you spin an Oriental
around and around several times,
does it become disoriented? Or is it
like running in front of a car where
you eventually can get "tired"? Or if
falling behind, you risk getting "ex-
If you try to fail, and succeed,
which have you done and to be a
politician you must be an egotist
.mastering the art of not talking
about other people.
Try as I may, I can't help but
think of the story about Farmer
John who was in the fertilized egg
business. Now you might ask what
does this have to do with running
for political office.
Well, if you think of voters as a
flock, then like Farmer John's chick-
ens, the politician has to make sure
his flock produces votes, just like
Farmer John's flock has to produce
Farmer John had several hun-
dred young laying hens called "pul-
lets", and ten roosters, whose job it
was to fertilize the eggs.
In order to survive Farmer John
had to keep records, polls, if you
will, as to which roosters were do-
ing their job and fertilizing those
eggs. If a rooster, voter if you will,
wasn't performing, Farmer John
would replace it. This took a lot
of time and it was very difficult to
keep up with which roosters were
performing. So he happened onto
the idea of attaching little tiny bells
of different tones around each
rooster's neck. This gave him a
minute by minute report on how
and when each different rooster
was performing. Like the polls, this
gave him time to sit back and make
his selective decisions on which
rooster's, stayed or were dropped.
Just like in any "fertilizing event,"
much like a "political contest," fa-'
vorites do have a way of emerging.
In farmer John's case, it was roost-
er-Big Al, and a fine performer he
was. But on this particular morn-
ing with bells going off merrily, Big
Al's bell hadn't rung at all. So when
Farmer John went to investigate,
he found that Big Al had his bell in
his beak, allowing him to sneak up
on the pullets and perform with-
out having to chase them. Farmer
John was so proud of Big Al, that
he entered him in the "fertilizing,
contest" at the State Fair, not unlike
a "Presidential Primary," and he be-
came an overnight sensation with
the judges, outperforming every
rooster in the state.
The result was that the judges,
like an electorate, awarded can-
didate Big Al, the "No Bell Piece
Prize!", and to top it off created a
new category award, the "Pullet-
surprise" as well!
Without a doubt Big Al was a
politician in the making, and way
ahead of the rank & file. Who else
but a politician could figure out
how to win two of the most highly
coveted awards on our planet by
being the best at sneaking up on
the populace and screwing them
when they weren't paying atten-
No matter what happens in the
Primaries and for whom the 'Bell
Tolls', in November, as the "Big
Al or Alice" .go for the "Gold", lis-
ten closely, since all bells are not
always AUDIBLE, during the PER-
T. W. Bill Neville
The 2008 Lakeport Sour Orange
Festival is now history. This was our
17th year for the festival.
We thank you for your help in
promoting our festival through The
Glades County Democrat.
The people who attended had a
good time, but many people chose
to support other attractions out of
the county. This was also true at
the Ortona Cane Grinding Festival.
These small communities do their
very best to have a fun filled festi-
val for the public and still be able to
support our causes with the money
we make. It takes many people to
really make these festivals a true
To all the people who did attend
we truly thank you for coming,
The quilt show, photography and
Glades history displays were all
done with perfection. The band
was well received as was the other
entertainment. There was a good
variety in the vendor tables. Food;
especially the sour orange pie and
swamp cabbage were a big hit. ,
Our goal for the Our Orange
Festival is to make enough money
to support our youth of Lakeport,
We have an after school program
that is run by volunteers with 28
children enrolled. We want to sup-
port our graduating seniors with
scholarship money and help all the
children in Lakeport who need us
We need the support of our locaR
people to make our efforts a big
Again we thank you at the
newspaper for doing your share in
promoting our festival. We thank
everyone who came to help us. To
all the local people who did not at
tend, we missed you.
President of the Lakeport
Thoughtfulness ing, Dr. Jeffery Martin and his office ing much better. This is all due to volved in the planning and details
*. staff, Hugo and Natasha Vargas, all the prayers and support from ev- of the luncheon held at our home
appreciated Andy Higginbotham, MaryLee Bak- eryone. We had people praying all on January 12 as well as those
To all our extended family er, Amanda Nelson, all the faculty over the state, out of the state and who provided delicious meals over
and close friends, and staff at Upthegrove Elementary as far away as Thailand. God is still the past few weeks. We especially
We really need to praise the School, Lucretia Strickland, Vicki on the throne! want to thank all who made such
Lord for the healing that has taken and Larry Bennett, Chris Soud, If someone was left off, please generous donations to the Meghan
place in Bill's life. The doctors are Chamber of Commerce and the just know that we did appreciate all Kelly Woman's Soccer Scholarship
place in Bils life. The doctors are Economic Developmental Council. that was done by everyone. Fund.
s e ed and thae here uor A special thank you to LW and Seth All our thanks and love, Your kindness and sympathy
was removed and that he will ust Howard for the prayer that was said Pat and Bill McGill at this time are more appreciated
need follow up visits as of now. for Bill when all this started. than any words can ever express
During all these many months We would really like to thank Kell family healing My family and I find healing in
of treatments and doctor appoint- Jodi Bell, Mike Gann, Randy Dan- Kely family healing My family and I find healing in
ments that Bill has- gone through, iels, Hugo and Natasha Vargas and My family and 'I would like to knowing that so many loved and
we just wanted to let everyone Deborah White for being there thank everyone for your thoughts, cared for Meghan.
know how much their prayers and when Bill had his surgery. Mike prayers, beautiful floral arrange- Don't be afraid to let your famn-
support have meant to us. We have made. the trip down from North ments, cards, phone calls, words ily know how much they mean to
had so many help with' one thing Carolina just to be there for Bill. of comfort and support. We appre- you. Give an extra hug to your chil-
or another during this time: Randy Bill came through the surgery ciate all who were involved in the dren, family and friends every once
Daniels, Jodi Bell, Beth and Kevin with a great report. All the cancer arraignments of Meghan's services, in a while. Cherish every moment
Lutkenhaus, Mike and Jan Gann, is gone and he will not have to as well as pallbearers, soloists and you have. Thank you again,
Bobby and Deborah White, Alico, undergo any treatments. He is still those who spoke such kind words. Jenn Kelly Price
everyone at the Red Brick build- recovering from his surgery, but do- A special thank you to everyone in- and Family
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By Brenda Goodman churches. Thank you for letting the vival. Let there be a community ef-, are these services then? Security in
AtBarronPark,onThursday, Feb Caloosa Belle know of your efforts fort creating the structure to handle a community comes from within
7Atarona, onat Sakersaythe and times of distribution. A special these basic drives now, and avert ourselves, and by our action, com-
i, at p.m., at speakers Corner, the thanks to the Salvation Army for the threat of home invasions. Read munity stretches to help others less
discussion was initiated by Mike, their on going efforts. For those, the signs of the times! fortunate. This is the genuine love
a student at our local igh school. members of the community with A Veterans Disarmament Act is of community. Currently, people
An active participant in school poli- lots to share, I'm sure the Salvation pending (HR 2640). It denies law are paid to provide services to the
tics, he is in favor of abolishing the Army will welcome your food and abiding Americans the right to elderly and the young, but, if the
IRS with the Fair Tax Plan. He also money donations with open arms. own firearms. Go online and read dollar ceases, what happens?
spoke on how unfair it was to pun- With the cost of gas rising and what is happening. Be informed! I Can we dig deep into our hearts
ish property owners with higher higher priced groceries, it's a great urge all Americans to stand ready. toserve the need of the community
taxes when they improve their time to build, a community-based Be prepared. Activate your own for the community's ske? We can
property. What is happening in our food co-op. What is a food co-op? pioneer spirit. Remember your be a sustainable community, able
State legislature? Have you visited A group of local citizens band to- forefathers who fought the soil and be a sustainable community, able
www.florida.gov or www.florida- gether, creating a non-profit orga- carved out this beautiful communi- to provide for ourselves and others,
house.gov? When you do, just click nization, to purchase in bulk and ty. You govern your family. Step up at a better dollar rate, by establish-
on the legislative link. You can visit sell at a discount price, keeping the to the plate and govern your comrn- ing a group of concerned citizens,
the website of our representatives cost of food down and food avail- munity...not in political office,.but willing to share their knowledge
and find out what committees they able for all. All it takes is a job loss, a according to its needs. and expertise, to build a basic food
are on and just what they are voting death in the family, or illness, and a Lawmakers are cutting back co-op to feed our families and save
for. It is all public knowledge, and member of our community can ex- their funding in many departments. lives in times of disaster. Now, that's
you, the people, are the watchdog perience hunger. AND, if food does Many organizations are in place community!
of the lawmakers. not reach our grocery shelves, we providing community services. The Speakers Corner meets ev-
Some of our local banks are ini- could have a major problem. Learn from them. What happens ery Thursday at 7 p.m. in Barron
tiating food drives along with local Hunger is a basic need of sur- when the funding is pulled? Where Park. All are welcome.
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The Ortona Community Asso-
ciation will hold a spaghetti buffet
dinner on Friday, Feb. 15, from
5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Ortona
Community Center, Ortona Road
The all-you-can-eat meal fea-
tures pasta and delicious meat
sauce prepared by Glades County
Commissioner Donna Long Stort-
er. Also included is salad, garlic
toast, green beans, dessert, coffee
and iced tea for $6.00 (advance
tickets) and $7 at the door.
For advance tickets or further
information, contact: Fran Way
at (863) 675-7880 or e-mail her at
Talent show planned
The fun never stops at the Fire-
house Cultural Center, 241 Bridge
St., LaBelle. Skits, jokes, singing,
dancing and various musical acts
will light the stage for the Second
Annual Variety and Talent Show
on and Feb 14, 15, 16, at 7 p.m.
and Feb. 17, at 2 p.m.
Travis Dowhen returns as the
Announcer, and whatever else
he can get away with! Donna Ba-
ines, Director, hasn't turned in her
cleaning supplies. Curtis Selph
will once again sing and dance in
glittering Elvis style. The very tal-
ented Lynn Family will delight the
audience with musical variety.
A combination of returning
members and talent new to our
stage -- this should be a fully en-
tertaining performance. For reser-
vations call 863-675-3066.'
Steak by the ounce
Come to the American Legion
Post 130 Valentines Day steak by
the ounce dinner just one dollar
per ounce with a baked potato,
vegetable and roll. Dessert for $1
extra. Serving from 5-7 p.m. Bring
your honey to dinner.
Vets plan poker run
The American Legion Riders
Chapter 130 of LaBelle is sponsor-
ing a Poker Run on Sunday, Feb.
17. Registration starts at 8 a.m.,
with last bike out at 10 a.m. The
ride includes stops at: Seminole
Casino, Mary Lou's BP and will
end at Gator Bait Pub in Pioneer.
The cost is only a $10 dona-
tion. Proceeds from the Poker
Run will help fund donations that
assist veterans hi our community.
The Poker Run will start at The
American Legion Post 130 at 599
West Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle.
For more information, call (863)
2008 LaBelle Dixie
League sign ups
Sign-ups will be held for LaBelle
Dixie League on Feb. 17, at Davis
Pratt from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. You
may also sign-up at The Sun Tan
Shack on S.R. 80 across from Burg-
er King. Try-outs will be held on
Feb. 28, at 6 p.m. This will also be
the final sign-up opportunity. The
cost of registration is $50 per player.
If you have any questions, please
contact Anthony at (863) 449-0750
or Kim at (863) 675-8268.
Eye Care Center to
Family Eye Care will hold a
rummage sale Saturday, Feb. 16,
beginning at 7:30 am. All proceeds
will benefit the American Cancer
Society's Relay for Life to be held
March 8 and 9. Please join us in
our efforts to raise money for the
fight against cancer. Any questions
please call Family Eye Care at (863)
Benefit 'Rocks' for
Love Rocks! A celebration of
the 50s is planned for Sunday, Feb.
16, at the Barron H-louse, 904 Hick-
poochie Avenue, LaBelle, from 4
until 7 p.m.
Let's all dance under the stars'
with live entertainment taste of the
town and silent auction. The event
will benefit Healthy Families, Hope.
Connections and 32 other United
Way agencies in Hendry and Glades
Counties. Individual tickets are $50
per person. Sponsorships are avail-
able. For reservations or additional
information, please call Jennylyn
at (239) 433,200 ext. 226 or (863)
Help a veteran
Support our veterans on Poppy
Day, Feb. 16. Anyone who would
like to volunteer an hour or two of
their time to help a veteran is asked
to contact Diane Davis at (863)
674-1727 or sign up on the Legion
Auxiliary board at American Legion
Community Baby Shower
in Labelle on Tuesday, Feb. 19,
there will be two sessions limited
to 50 women per session. Session
1: 10:30-11:45 a.m. and Session
2: noon-1:15 p.m. at the Dallas
Townsend (Ag Bldg) for expectant
mothers and mothers of babies up
to 1 year old. This event is spon-
sored by the Family Service Net-
work. If there are questions please
contact Arlene Bettencourt at (863)
Caloosla Belle, Thursday, February 14, 2008
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Tour the Caloosahatchee
The Caloosahatchee River
is offering a guided boat cruise
on the Caloosahatchee River on
Saturday, Feb. 23, from 2:30-4:
p.m. Enjoy learning about the
river, its oxbows, plants and wild-
life while riding in a comfortable
pontoon boat from Manatee
World. Rae Ann Wessel, Natural
Resource Policy Director for the
Foundation and Riverwatch di-
rector, will be your tour guide,
providing an educational and
very entertaining narration that
both children and adults will
enjoy. This is a great opportunity
to bring your cameras and take
unique photographs of the Ca-
Tickets are only $20 per per-
son and will be available at the
Riverwatch Booth at the Festival,
or at the boat, which will be lo-
cated at the City Dock just under
the bridge from the Festival. You
can also contact Margaret Eng-
land at (863) 674-0695 for your
Submitted photo/Marti Daltry
Touring the Caloosahatchee is a unique experience never
to be forgotten. Catch the Riverwatch tour and don't forget
ticket purchase. Light refresh-
ments (water, soft drinks and
snacks) will be provided. Seat-
ing is limited so purchase your
While visiting the Riverwatch
Booth, check out the Mad River
Adventure 14 Canoe on display.
This sporty canoe will be raffled
off on Sunday, Feb. 24. Suggest-
ed donation for the raffle ticket
is only $5 per ticket or 5 tickets
for $20. Imagine yourself pad-
dling down the Caloosahatchee
in that yellow canoe that holds
two passengers arid plenty of
cargo! Raffle tickets will be avail-
able for purchase at the River-
watch Booth or from Margaret
England (863) 674-0695. Don't
miss the opportunity of owning
this great watercraft!
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my future I look forward to ex-
ploring. Therefore, my decision
not to run for re-election has
I truly enjoy being involved in
our local government and may
one day decide to seek another
public office, but for now I will
focus more on pastoring my
It is my desire that someone,
who cares as deeply for Hendry
County as I have and do, will
seek to fill my position. It is very
time consuming but also very
I pray that God will bless our
county in the days and years to
come. I am always available for
assistance should the need arise.
Thank yon again for allowing
me to serve you for these eight
Your friend in Christ,
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This column lists arrests,
not convictions, unless oth-
erwise stated. Anyone who is
listed and who is later found
not guilty or has the charges
against them dropped, is
welcome to inform the news-
paper. We will confirm the in-
formation and print it.
Two juveniles, a 14-year-old
and a 17year-old, were arrested
Feb. 8 and charged with being
fugitives-from justice on warrants
from Glades County for burglary
of a structure/conveyance and
theft between $300-$5,000. Cpl.
Jesus Olvera was arresting offi-
Juan Mendez Incenio, 27, was
arrested Feb. 10 and charged with
aggravated assault with a deadly
weapon without intent to kill. D/
S Jackie Garrett was arresting of-
John Craig Anthony Daniels,
39, was arrested Feb. 10 and
charged with damaging property
-- criminal mischief over $1,000;
burglary of a dwelling -- unarmed
without assault/battery; posses-
sion of burglary tools with intent
to use, larceny -- grand theft be-
tween $5,000-$10,000; and pos-
session/use of narcotic equip-
Robert Morales, 27, was ar-
rested Feb. 10 and charged with
public order crime -- accessory
after the fact third degree felony.
,D/S Jackie Garrett was arresting
Samuel Jason Burnham, 28,
was arrested Feb. 7 and charged
as a fugitive from justice on a Lee
County warrant for felony grand
theft, burglary and petit theft. Cpl.
Donald Davis was arresting of-
Collin Nick Joseph, 31, was
arrested Feb. 7 and charged as
a fugitive from justice on an
Okeechobee County warrant. C/
O Patricia, Durrance was arresting
Agustin Rodriguez Cruz, 34,
was arrested Feb. 7 and charged
with damaging property -- crimi-
nal mischief under $200, burglary
of a structure/conveyance un-
armed without a person inside
and larceny-- theft between $300-
$5,000. D/S Terri Hessler was ar-
Nestor D. Gonzalez, 22, was
arrested Feb. 6 and charged with
larceny -- theft between $300-
$5,000. Cpl. Home was arresting
Mark James Gould, 29, was
arrested and charged Feb. 6 on a
warrant for VOP: felony or com-
munity control C/O Pam Capling
was arresting officer.
Sylvia M. Perez, 44, was arrest-
ed Feb. 5 and charged with VOP:
felony or community control. C/O
Kelvin Robinson was arresting of-
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Charlie Jones, 38, was arrested
Feb. 5 and charged with vehicle
theft -- grand third degree. D/S
Rick Perian was arresting officer.
A 14-year-old juvenile was ar-
rested Jan. 21 and charged with
grand theft vehicle third degree.
Inv. Mike Favara was arresting of-
A 14-year-old juvenile was ar-
rested Jan. 31 and charged with
larceny -- grand theft $5,000-
$10,000 and dealing in stolen
property. Cpl. Jesus Olvera was
Curtis Wade King, 46, was
arrested Feb. 4 and charged as
a fugitive from justice on a a St.
Lucie County warrant for failure
to appear. Cpl. Donald Davis was
Guadalupe Vasquez, 25, was
arrested Feb. 4 and charged with
FTA: felony offense. C/O M. Pow-
ell was arresting officer.
Cesar Astorza, 23, was arrest-
ed Feb 4 and charged with a non-
moving traffic violation -- driving
with a suspended license -- third
or subsequent offense. Sgt. Reed
was arresting officer.
Michael Joseph Wagner, 37,
was arrested Feb. 3 and charged
with resisting an officer without
violence, possession of marijuana
under 20 grams and smuggling
contraband into a detention facil-
Osvaldo Jose Gonzalez, 26,
was arrested Feb. 10 and charged
with aggravated battery- offender
knew or should have known the
victim was pregnant. D/S Nathan
Reed was arresting officer.
Rodrigo Hernandez, 30, was
arrested Feb.. 9 and charged on
a Bay County warrant for FTPF:
reckless driving and fugitive from
justice. C/O M Powell was arrest-
Tina Louise Horner, 35, was
arrested Feb. 7 and charged
with possession of cocaine, pos-
session of marijuana under 20
grams, opium or derivative traf-
ficking 4 grams to 30 kilograms,
possession/use of narcotic equip-
ment, fraud impersonating/giv-
ing a false ID to law enforcement.
She was also arrested on a Lee
County warrant for FTA: felony
possession of cocaine and VOP:
possession of cocaine. Cpl. Don-
ald Davis was arresting officer.
Darnell Downs, 23, was ar-
rested Feb. 7 and charged with
carrying a concealed weapon
-- firearm, possession of cocaine
with intent to sell, manufacture
or deliver, selling hallucinogens,
selling cocaine within 200 feet
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possession of marijuana under 20
grams. Sgt. Juan Soto was arrest-
Lee Edward Odoms, 19, was
arrested Feb. 7 and charged on a
warrant for sale of cocaine. Cpl.
Jesus Olvera was arresting offi-
Phillip Ray Summers, 52, was
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Come to Cancer Survivor Luncheon
The American Cancer Society is extending an invitation to all cancer survivors, caregivers
and their families to participate in the 2008 Relay For Life Cancer Survivor Luncheon to be
held Sunday, March 2, at 1 p.m. at the Woman's Club next to ACE Hardware. It will again
be a covered dish lunch, so bring your favorite dish -- or just come, there is always plenty
of food! Several meat dishes will be furnished. There will be door prizes, pictures, signing
the banners, telling stories and enjoying lunch. Survivor shirts will be presented. Come
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ing the workforce.
One of the most important el-
ements discussed was the desire
to hire locals to benefit from ,the
many employment opportunities
being created in connection with
the restoration effort.
"We put together partnerships
with educational institutions as
well as the workforce develop-
ment alliance," said Jackson. "To
date we have trained and gradu-
ated 41 construction workers and
over 150 equipment operators."
Keeping with the topic of con-
struction, the old sheriff's substa-
tion located at the fairgrounds in
Clewiston faces demolition.
Vice Chair Bill Maddox sug-
gested the building not be de-
molished. Maddox insists the
building is worth saving.
Other members of the Board,
however, agree that even if the
building is restored to accom-
modate operating standards,
the restoration costs outweigh
the advantages of erecting a
new substation. "We've had
two building officials and an ar-
chitect look at that building that
were all experts in their field and
all of them say you can't bring it
up to current codes," Commis-
sioner Kevin McCarthy stated.
"The building is over 50 percent
There were 11 bids that called
for the demolition of the old.
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Christina M. McCluskey and Randy Mark White, Jr.
Christina M. McCluskey and
Randall Mark White Jr. of La-
Belle are pleased to announce
their engagement and upcoming
wedding. The bride-to-be gradu-
ated from LHS in 2003 and is
the daughter of Mary Rader and
grand-daughter of Linda Rader.
She is currently employed as a
Deputy Clerk, for Hendry County,
Tax Deed Sales Dept. Mark gradu-
ated from LaBelle High School
in 1994 and is the son of Randy
White and Debbie Hammond.
Chrissy and Mark will be married
on March 29, 2008; at Port LaBelle
+ LavonneC. Cox
Lavonne C. Cox, age 83, of
LaBelle, died Feb. 7, 2008 in Ft.
She was born Apr. 16, 1924 in
Erie, W.Va., the daughter of the
late Charles Vincent and Nora Isa-
belle (Grose) Hensley.
She is survived by three sons,
Charles (Hazel) Cox of Lehigh
Acres, Clendo Cox, Tampa, Ken-
ny Cox, Lehigh Acres and two
daughters, Rachel (Ken) Wiley,
Dayton, Ohio, Judith (Roger)
Reinstra, Seattle, Wash. and four
sisters, six grandchildren, 14
great-grandchildren and three
Graveside services were held
Saturday, Feb. 9, at Fort Denaud
Cemetery with Pastor Bob Miller
All arrangements were under
the direction of Akin-Davis Funer-
al Home, LaBelle.
Dorothy M. Nipper
Dorothy M. Nipper, wife of Ray
M. Nipper, died on Friday, Feb. 8,
2008, at Hope Hospice after suf-
fering from a long illness. She
is survived by children that she
raised and loved including, James
L., Thomas R. and Lora M. Sells,
James R. and Rick L. Nipper and
James, Thomas and William Nip-
She was a long time LPN at
East Pointe Hospital in LeHigh
Acres where she enjoyed caring
and taking care of people. She
liked playing bingo and cooking
and could make a cherry cheese
cake like nobody else.
Gordon David Riegert
Gordon David Riegert, age 66,
died on Feb. 5, 2008. He was born
May 13, 1941.
He was preceded in death by
his parents: Myron and Lucille
Riegert and brother, Dennis Rieg-
He is survived by his children,
David (Vickie) Riegert, Rosemary
(Mark) Leone and Carol (Jim)
Nordberg, nine grandchildren;
two great-grandchildren; broth-
ers: Robert and Phillip Riegert
and step-son, Rob. Funeral ser-
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, February 14, 2008 SPORTS 7
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross is
having their Sixth Annual Golf
Tournament on Saturday, Feb.
23, at the Clewiston Golf Course.
Players may signup their own
three person team or be placed
on a team. To sign up for more
information call (863) 983-1448.
For information on how to be
a sponsor of the event call (561)
992-9703. Come out and support
your local American Red Cross.
Form a Kentucky
Kentuckians if you're inter-
ested in forming a state club,
please all Faye at (863) 675-3155
to RSVP before meeting at Flora
& Ella's at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb.
MCA to hold
The Muse Community Asso-
ciation will hold a special nomi-
nating meeting on Feb. 21, at
6:30 pm. The regular meeting
will follow at 7 p.m. Elections
'will also take place at this meet-
ing, please plan to attend.
The Widow's Support Group
Will meet at El Tarasco Mexican
Restaurant on Feb. 21, ,at 11:30
a.m. for lunch. All Widows wel-
Classes offered at
LaBelle Adult School
The LaBelle Adult School
will be offering, Conversational
Spanish class on Mondays and
ness Class on Tuesdays and Sub
Teacher Class on Thursdays.
Sign up at the LaBelle Adult
School for the New Winter Term.
If you have any question please
contact the LaBelle Adult School
at (863) 674-4118 for more info.
Cub Scouts meet
Cub Scout pack 9 meets on
Monday evenings from 6-7
p.m. at Carlson Memorial Unit-
ed Methodist Church 310 Camp-
bell St. in Labelle. Cub Scout is
K Ii11 l
for boys from first to fifth grade.
Call (863) 983-7719 for more in-
BINGO night open at
Monday night Bingo is back
at the American Legion Hall
on West Hickpoochie Avenue.
Early Bird Bingo starts at 6:30
p.m. and regular bingo begins
at 7 p.m.
All night packages start at
$15. The games are open to
anyone in a non-smoking at-
mosphere. Where else can you
have so much fun shouting, "B-
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On Wednesday, Feb. 20, and
Friday, Feb. 22, Cahal Dunne,
singer, songwriter, pianist will
perform at Aqua Isles club-
house. Tickets are still available
for $7 each. Please call Faye King
6th Annual American
Red Cross Golf Tourney
The American Red Cross is
having their Sixth Annual Golf
Tournament on Saturday, Feb.
23, at the Clewiston Golf Course.
Players may signup their own
three person team or be placed
on .a team.
To sign up for more informa-
tion call (863) 983-1448.
For more information on how
to be a sponsor of the event call
Come out and support your lo-
cal American Red Cross.
Old fashioned burgers
The Church of God, SR 80
and Elm Street, will be selling old
fashioned hamburgers, cole slaw,
chips and drinks for $6 Saturday,
Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m.
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The Kingdom Center of Labelle, would like to invite you to our
new early service @ 9:00a.m. were we will be worshiping the
Lord, with a mixture of styles, like southern gospel,
contemporary and country. Rocky Bratcher is the Worship
Minister for our early service, Rocky has been leading people
into Worship for approximately 20 years. He had the privilege to
lead Worship at La belle Church of God for 11 years, And 9 years
at Harvest Ministries in Lehigh Acres FI., Rocky has also lead
Worship conference's in the states and on the mission field such
as Dominican Republic. Pastor Shannon Craft is the Senior
Pastor of The Kingdom Center, were he ministers weekly to the
congregation. Pastor Shannon has a unique ability to preach and
teach the Word of God in a relevant, and exciting way. It is our
hearts desire to embrace you into our Church Family, so if you
do not have a church home, Come and experience the Love here
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8 Caloosa Belle,. Thursday, February 14, 2008
Join bikers poker run against cancer WW
By Patty Brant
Vroom vroom! You know
when the motorcycles have ifit
town! Impressive -- whether
you're a motorcycle nut or not.
Even more impressive is the
heart that many of these "Born
to Ride" biker dudes have -- tat-
toos, do-rags, chains and all. Ac-
tually, most are just regular folks
with regular jobs, who enjoy the
freedom of a ride in the open air.
The many charitable events they
participate in is a prime example
of where their hearts are.
Take this Swamp Cabbage. On
Sunday, Feb. 24, dozens of bikers
from all around the area will roar
into town for the first ever LaBelle
Swamp Cabbage Poker Run,
sponsored by the City of LaBelle.
Proceeds will benefit the Ameri-
can Cancer Society Relay for Life.
It's being planned as an annual
Bikers can pre-register for $20
on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the bike
event at 461 N. Main Street dur-
ing the. Swamp Cabbage Festi-
val. Registration on Sunday will
be $25. Registration fee includes
the poker run and a T-shirt. (Ad-
ditional T-shirts $12)
The first bike out will be at 9
a.m. and last one at 10:30 a.m.,
Un ciclista muri6 despu6s de
ser atropellado por un carro el
sabado 2 de febrero siendo la
primera fatalidad de trafico en El
Condado Hendry durante el afio
2008.De acuerdo con Los Patrul-
leros de Caminos, Roberto Estra-
da de edad desconocida, estaba
manejando una bicicleta en el car-
ril este de La Avenida Bryan a las
10:51 a.m cuando un carro Ford
sedan 1993 conducido por Car-
lene Whidden de edad 61 quiso
cruzar al carril oeste y de repente
Estrada se cruz6 al mismo carril
al frente del vehfculo de la sefiora
Whidden lo que ocasion6 que su
carro le diera a la llanta trasera de
la bicicleta y el senior Estrada fue
a parar al parabrisas del vehiculo.
La sefiora Whidden no sufri6 nin-
guna herida pero Estrada que fue
transportado al Hospital Memo-
rial falleci6 a las 4:25 p.m.
Estan dos candidates para Sec-
retario del Tribunal de Circuito:
Jennifer Davis, (Rep) Jennifer
Davis, (Rep) y Barbara Cox But-
Ahora hay cinco candidates
que quieren competir por la
posici6n de Alguacil en El Con-
dado Hendry. Kevin Nelson y el
actual alguacil Ronnie Lee son
Republicans, Steve Whidden,
Fred Dyess y Raul Fernandez son
los oponente Dem6cratas. En
caso de que Fernandez ganara la
candidatura 61 tendrfa que venir a
vivir a LaBelle ya que actualmente
reside en LeHigh.
R.Scott Cooper se ha postu-
lado como candidate Dem6crata
y el Republicano Robert J. Egley
para la posici6n de Supervisor Es-
colar ya que Tom Connor se retira
en noviembre del 2008. En cu-
anto a la posici6n De Valoraci6n
de Propiedades se encuentra la
actual Directora Kristina Kulpa
quien es Republicana y sus dos
oponentes Dem6cratas Mary S.
Harn y Michael John Iglesias am-
bos de LaBelle.
Don Davis y Raymond Pittman
son candidates para Comision
de Condado Distrito #3. W.C. Bo
Pelham tendra como oponente
a Karson Turner, todos ellos son
del Distrito # 3 mientras que en
el Distrito #2 los comisionados
Darrell Harris y Kevin McCarthy
no quieren ser reelectos. Las po-
ciciones como el Director de Elec-
ciones, El Contador del Condado,
Recolectador de Impuestos y Su-
ervisor del Consejo Administrati-
vo Escolar no han recibido ofertas
de ning6n candidadto.
Fechas para recorder:
El 26 de agosto: Elecciones Pri-
El 4 de Noviembre: Elecciones
Si usted esta registrado como
votante del Estado de La Florida,
usted debe de cambiar su direc-
ci6n para que pueda votar aquf
en su Condado Hendry y si esta
registrado en otro Condado o
nunca ha votado en Florida debe
de registrarse antes del 28 de julio
para que pueda votar en Las Pri-
marias del 26 de agosto
En las elecciones del 29 de
enero hubieron 4.839 votantes.
La mayorfa de los votantes es-
tuvo de acuerdo con la nueva
enmienda reguladora de impu-
estos. 1.919 votantes fueron Re-
publicanos mientras que 2.683
fueron DemocrAtas. 237 votantes
no tienen afiliaci6n con ninguin
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Aqua Isles quality riverfront commu-
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The SCF bike show and poker run will give bikers and en-
thusiasts a great opportunity to indulge in a little biker dude
fantasy like this way cool skeleton ornament on a bike at last
year's SCF bike show. Fast bikes, cool bikes, fancy bikes,
tricked out bikes -- if you're cool enough, head on over to the
big bike show Saturday, Feb. 23 -- even better join up with the
poker run to benefit the American Cancer Society on Sunday,
Feb. 24. Call Yvette at (863) 673-0138 or city hall at 675-2872
with the last to return by 1 p.m.
Bikers will stop at various places
along the route and pick up a card,
making a poker hand by the end
of the ride. Prizes include $100
for best hand $50 for second
best. (Additional hands $5.)
You won't want to miss the
big motorcycle show either. Bik-
ers will be showing off their pride
and joy at the Barron Library
parking lot Saturday. Last year's
motorcycle show was a major
hit elaborate and far out bikes
almost as far as the eye could
see. The show, pulled together by
Katie of Full Throttle magazine,
promises to generate lots of ex-
citement once again. You won't
have to look very hard to find
it, just listen for the rumble and
look for the glint of sunshine off
chrome near the Barron Library
on Main Street at the river.
Call Yvette at (863) 673-0138
or city hall at (863 675-2872 to
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, February 14, 2008 U
Clubs and meetings
booster club meeting
The LaBelle Longhorn Booster
Club regular board meeting sched-
uled for Feb. 14, is cancelled. Meet-
ings are on the second Thursday of
every month at 7 p.m. at the La-
Belle Recreation Building on Cow-
boy Way. The next meeting will be
on March 13.
Tickets on sale for Old
The LaBelle Heritage Museum-
sponsored "Old Timers Dinner" is
rapidly approaching -- Thursday,
Feb. 21, at LaBelle Civic Center.
Tickets are $18 each and are being
sold by most museum members;
tables for 10 are also available for
friends, family or to sell.
"Michelle's Catering" is serv-
-ing this year, with dining at 6 p.m.;
doors open at 4:30 for socializing.
Menu is: beef tenderloin or poppy
seed chicken, new garlic potatoes,
collard greens, salad, strawberry-
lemon cake or chocolate fudge
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Asking Price is $210,000
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2/1 DL Moore Haven $550/M
1/1/1 PROW TERR. $600/M
1/1 OXBOW DR. Condo $625/M
3/1 MLK JR.. BLVD For Sale Also $650M
2/1.5/2 N. EDGEWATER $700/M
BRYAN TOWNHOUSES $750/M
3/2/1 E. SUNFLOWER CIR $750/M
2/1 MAINSTAY- Pt. LaBelle $750/M
3/2 3rd AVENUE Duplex $800/M
3/2/1 ALBANY Rd Pt. LaBelle $800/M
3/2 BLUEBERRY LN Muse $800/M
3/2/1 ALBANY RD $850/M
3/2 HENRY ISLES BLVD. $900/M
3/2/2 S. LAKEWOOD RD $950/M
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2BR/2BA brick home with carport built in 1991 with 1,639
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Jan. 07 2008
,d 863 675- 4550
: 281 S. Bridge Street LaBelle
Rodnev Murray & Seth Howard
Lic. Reil Estate Brokers
Associates: I T,,,,, .. . i.; i -.
200 Acres w/3,000+/- ft. on Hwy 80. Will
divide. Owner financing.
173 Beautiful oak filled acres with nice
2/2 home. Fenced & cross fenced, cow
pens. Can be subdivided. 441 platted
lots. $3,400,000. Owner Anxious.
Very nice 3BR/2B brick home in
Riverbend Estates. Enjoy the large
screened patio or the peace & quite
under the beautiful oaks. Reduced
3BR/2BA home built in 2005. On large
corner lot. Owner anxious, price
reduced to $179,900.
61.25 acres. Improved pastures &
fenced. Only $11,000 per acre.
19 acre orange grove. Located in
Hendry Co. Reduced to $10,500 per
40 acre orange grove. Located in
Hendry Co. Reduced to $10,500 per
10.63 acres high and dry Fenced,,
cleared, with creek and pond. Owner
********** HOMES **********
* WATERFRONTI Picture Prefect! 3BR/2B custom
built home located in the Prestigious Caloosa Harbor
S/D. Features include an Oak filled lot w/ canal
frontage & direct access to the Caloosahatchee River,
porcelain tile, hardwood cabinets, granite counter
tops in the kitchen, a luxurious master suite with 2
walk in closets, and much more! $289,900
* Just completed beautiful 3BR/3BA home lots of
upgrades and lots of room, $195,000.
* REDUCED! The Price is Right!.., You could be
the proud new owner of this 3BR/2B CBS home.
Features include vaulted ceilings, split floor plan,
large master suite, 2 car garage,.and much, much
more! This showcase can be yours for only
* Great home for a great price! This 3BR/2B home
features a large master suite, spacious kitchen and an
attached carport. Only $139,000
* The Eliminator! Strike out the high prices. Take
control with the affordability of this amazing 3BR/2B
home, Remodeled kitchen and wonderful screened
lanai on the greenbelt. Seize your chance at only
* SHORT SALE! This 3BR/ 2B home is priced for a
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can turn this into your dream home. $115,000
* 1,446 sq. ft, under air. New carpet, corner lot.
* HANDY MAN SPECIAL! 2BR/2B home in Port
Lalkclec Only $65,000.
To see Pictures & Visual Tours of all Our
1 0+/- Listings of Homes, Property and Commercial/Industrial Sites.
* THIS IS A MUST BUY PRICE! 3/2 riverfront on
1 +/- acre with pool & dock. $550,000
* Hidden hideaway home in luscious Florida
foliage! History & Architecturel $650,000.
* Duplex for sale on river close to town.
Income possibilities!!!! $775,000
* Beautiful 3/2 open floor plan in great neigh-
borhood. Dock and view!!!! $799,900
* 3 Story with dock & great BBQ deck! Lush
landscaping with 3 car garage.$799,900
* Starter home 1/1 ready for you to love and
play house! $95,000
* 2/2 desires owner! Home will make you a
* 4 bedroom 2 bath with fenced back yard...
* Backs up to a Greenbelt! Spacious 3/2 home
with community pool. $155,000
* Two story 4/2.5 bath in town newly remod-
* 2.5+/- acres in the country. Cabbage palms
ready for human life! $29,900
* 1.00+/- acre cleared and ready for home. On
paved road in quite subdivision. $64,900
* 5.00+/- acres in the "outback". Privacy, pri-
vacy, privacy. Try it! You might like iti $69,900
* Horses or weekend get-away! 5.00+/- hidden
acres awaiting you! $148,900
Sherri Denning Licensed Real Es.iate Broker
Associates: Emily Ankeney, Tony Barnes, Giegory Bone, Lisa Cleghorn
MLS Bonnie Denning, Ward Dickinson, Paul Meador, Wayne McQuaig,
Southern Katie Solomon, Nancy Lou Smith, Tracey Williams'
fandl 700 S. Main Street
s Investments & Real Estate LaBelle, FL 33935
* Great investment potential! 1BR/1B home on a
corner lot. Homes needs some work... but is priced
to sell. $34,500
********** MOBILE HOMES **********
* Need more "living" room? 2,152 sq ft of luxurious
living. This 4BR/2B home on 10+/- acres has it all,
from it spacious family room w/stone fireplace, mas-
ter suite w/ office, covered porch, and fencing for
horses. This one is a steal @ only $425,000
* Size will surprise you! 2BR/2B home on 10+/-
acres is very well kept and former module home.
Features a warm comfortable living room w/ gas fire-
place, spacious kitchen, front & real covered porch-
* 3BR/2B manufactured home on 4.58+/- acres on
Evans Rd, This property features an additional home
site with a pad, septic and electric, You can live in the
existing home while you build or use it as a rental.
* Minutes from tranquility! Nice 3/2 manufactured
home on 2.41+/- acres. Ample kitchen, stone fire-
place and plenty of yard. $155,000.
* Want country living without the long drive tos the
city? Want country living without the long drive to
the city? Get the best of both worlds with this
3BR/2BA home on 2.29+/- acres on Case Road.Enjoy
the quiet & privacy plus a wood burning fireplace,
vaulted ceilings, and Texas sized rooms! $145,000.
* Relax the rural way! Situated on 1.25 acs in grow-
ing Montura, beautiful new 2006 3/2 manufactured
home with over 1100 sq ft of living area ready for
occupancy. SELLER FINANCING AVAILABLE!
* Let's make a deal! You'll kick yourself later if you
don't take advantage of this GREAT DEAL! This 3
bedroom 2 bath home features built in cabinets,
large master bath, spacious kitchen, and plenty of
elbow room thru the rest of the house. Outside you
will find a fenced yard and storage shed. $120,000
* Home Sweet Home! Affordable, completely
remodeled 3BA/2B home in town close to schools,
restaurants, shopping, etc. Upgrades galore will
make you happy to be home! $80,000.
* 313R/2B manufactured home has been recently
renovated and is priced to sell! Would make a great
starter home or rental property. $79,900
* Looking to invest in some income producing
property? Tired of renting and ready to own? This
2B1/1B homeon .22 acre Is the perfect answer! Only
********** ACREAGE ********** '
* Best Bargain for Miles! 3.74+/- acres of tranquility
Suitable for site built or manufactured homes.
Located in Ft. Deanaud Acres. Only $142,000.
* 2.5 acres on Case Rd. cleared and ready for your
dream home only $125,000.
* Beautiful 2.88 acres on Evans Rd. $95,900.
* 5+/- acres in Pioneer Plantation. Suitable for site
built home or manufactured. Only $85,000.
* Call for prices on all our Montura Listings!
********** LOTS **********
* .29 +/- acte in Belmont S/D. Priced to sell at only
$43,900. Possible seller financing.
* Call about our Port LaBelle lots!
********** COMMERCIAL **********
* Log Cabin BBQ "founded in 1980" is a well estab-
lished business in LaBelle. It will comfortably seat 65
people, has a fully equipped kitchen with a custom
built smoker and drive thru window for conven-
ience, It is centrally located in LaBelle with 167+/-
feet of frontage on SR80. Possible Seller financing,
call for terms. $549,000- REDUCED!
* 1.18+/- acres of land with road frontage of 175+/-
feet on SR 29 and 200 feet on Lucky Street with cen-
tral water available. Currently zoned Cl. $499,000.
* Commercial Property located in the heart of
LaBelle! This commercial building currently houses
one restaurant and two offices. No two ways about it
this is a great buy, rent them all or open your own
* REDUCEDI Great investment property! Located
just feet from SR80 in LaBelle. The building has over
1800 square feet of police space and has plenty of
room for parking. Tl . ..|i I,, i,. ,, ,, ,. a I
being able to be spl. ,",** i.. ' ."a ,, .
while still providing a common lobby area, There is
also an additional building that would be ideal for a
small private office. $398,900
* Prime 20+/- acre potential commercial parcel
located near West Glads Elemeniary in Muse and just
minutes away fom downtown LaBelle. $3.50 per
* Invest now build later! Corner lot outsidCle city lim-
its near town. $155,000.
180 N Bridge St. LaBelle, FL
Donna Karnt, Broker, Assocjaes. TInIha
Arnold, Denise Walker,
Beverly Curus, Parry Walker, Wayne
Simmons, Charlene Bowecn
4/2 '02 doublewide M/H, on 9.54 ac w/stocked
pond. Wooden fence, family room, & wood burning
'97 3/2 Palm HatSO LD.... $299,900
Hushed privacy & huge Staghorn ferns grace the
oaks on this 5 ac. 3/2 partially furnished M/H, dou-
ble wrap insulation ono \wlls, insulated galvalume
roof, large front porch, & over 1000 ft of wood
decking. w/a little TLC the other M/H could easily
be a rental/guest home. One of the prettiest 5 ac in
the area. $225,000
3/2 MH w/pond on 5 +/- ac. in Muse. Large master
bath hias separate tub & shower $225,000
5 +/- ac. '87 2/2 M/H on a paved road, minutes from
LaBelle & Alva. Completely fenced. $199,900
Spacious 1809 sq.ft. 3/2 on 1 ac. Vaulted ceilings,
breakfast bar, formal living/dining rooms, family
room, & large master suite w/enortmous tub.
Fully furnished 2/2 mobile home on cleared & land-
scaped 2.5 ac. Barn, shed, & back deck only a few of
the many added features. $153,500
Newer 3/2 w/beautiful fireplace in family room.
Large kitchen will delight all. Close to schools.
4/2 M/H on fenced .50 ac, Concrete parking.,
Separate laundry room, security windows, & water
3/2 doublewide M/Hl on 2.5 +/- ac in Pioneer.
Enjoy the quiet of a tree filled V". +/- ac in town
.53 +/- ac in the city on the North side of SR 80.
.40+/- ac lot off CR 78 in nice established neighbor-
hood. Cleared lot with trees that skirt the property.
,40+/- ac lot across from Caloosa Estates S/D. 20x20
metal shed, well on property, underground electric
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62 ac +/- Quail Run S/D $45,000
Indian Hills .23 to .50 ac+/- $43,000 to $55,000
.60 +/- ac close to town. $40,000
.60 +/- ac zoned for mobile home $40,000
.23 +/- ac on Shady Lane in Ortona. $35,000
Many to choose from 1/4 +/- ac. lots in Lehigh
Acres, $24,000 and up
.21 +/. ac. Residential lot in topical Gulf Acres in
Punta Gorda. Backs up to a canal. Priced to sell.
Wide variety of homesites in all units of Port
LaBelle. Something for everyone 1/4 ac. to 1/3 +/-
ac. Starting at $11,500.
3.09+/- ac R-3 zoned. 19 recently remodeled 2/2
apartments & 1 SF home. Apartment complex has
pool & laundry room. Lots of potential in area of
future development with a supply constriction.
Development potential 8.2 +/- ac of high density
future land use. 4975,000
1.15 +/- ac of commercial property w/Cowboy Way
4.61 +/- ac zoned 1-2. $550,000
Located one block south of Hwy 80 on Bridge St
this .62 ac parcel has great potential in city limits
with B-1 zoning. $465,000
Ideal business corner w/potential for growth.
Additional building site to the east. Building previ-
ously used as attorney's office. 16x12 Storage shed.
Centrally located one block off SR80 & one block
from Hendry Co.:Courthouse. $350,000
Located in the LaBelle Courthouse business District
just one block north of HWY 80 w/B-1 zoning, this
well maintained home offers endless possibilities.
Call Now! $199,900
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help. High school/college stu-
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CUR DOG Female, Found
near Central Elementary. No
collar. Call to identify.
CAT Reward wh.w/brown,
near Case Rd & Fossil Grade
Rd. around Perkins Nursery.
CUR DOG Lrg, male, yellow
w/long tail, leather collar, vic
of Eagle Bay & Wolfe Road.
ENGLISH BULL DOG Female.
Brown & White. Vic. of Flag-
hole. Dearly missed. Needs
BLUE TICK HOUND MIX Neu-
tered, To Good Home! Needs
room to run. Housebroken.
Has Avid chip 239-369-3986
BOXERDOODLE 2 yrs. old
male, black w/white under
chin, great w/kids, to good
home only. (443)521-9257
CURR MIX PUPPIES, (4) -
male and female, 8 weeks
old, to good home only.
FREE 29' TRAILER w/room
addition, good hunting camp.
You move, located Lake
Breeze RV (863)946-3111
JACK RUSSEL & CORGI MIX -
black & white, 10 mos. old,
very playful, to good home
only. (863)357-1229 eves.
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Valid FL lic. Min 3yrs exp., ACL. PALS reoQ
Perdlem RN Nursing Supervisor
Valid FL RN lic. 5 + yrs. clinical exp. Must have 3 yrs charge or supervisory
status. ACLS PALS re
Per Diem- C.NA Monitor Tedi (Night Shin)
Must possess a aid C.NA Cert. and op. monitoring rhythm recogrtion.
Full time Registered Nurse
Must possess a valid FL license w/ at least I yr. exp in area of
Full time HIM Supervisor
RHIA with two+ yrs sup exp or RHIT sith three+ yrs sup exp. Must
demonstrate an excellent command of the ICD-9-CM Classification
system and DRG mehthodolg Must have abityto use computerized
medical record abstract and encoder, and possess good'technical skills.
Full Ume Medical Office Manager (LaBelle Clinic)
Candidate should have a min of 3yrs medical office management
experience in a physician's office. This position requires skill in
developing and maintaining effective relationships iith medical and
administrative staff, patients, and the public.
Per diem Laboratory Assistant
Previous experience with specimen collection preferred
Full time Foundation/Marketing Coordinator
Previous ap in maleting preferred. Must hav exp Wilt MS Office applications
and possess a high degree of clerical and oganizationalskils ih strong comllu-
nication and interpersonal shis.
Full time Housekeeper
(Tlhurs/ Fri 6:00am -2:30pm, Sal/Sun 6:00am 6:30pm)
Prey housekeeping exp in a hospital or hotel pref. Must maintain a
safe, sanitary environment.
Full Utime- Advanced Registered Nurse Practdltoner/ARNP
This position will require flexible scheduling. Candidate must possess a
Florida ARNP License. 2+ years exp in a family
practlce/pediatric/urgent care setting pref. Must possess excellent
communication skills to Interact with patients, staff, and the community.
Phone: 863-902-3023 or Fax resume to: 863-983-0805
Drug Free Workplace EOE
There are two positions open
at A. Duda & Son's INC. One
for a mechanic and one for a
welder. Pay depends on expe-
rience. Excellent benefits.
Apply in person at 12250 S. SR
29, Felda, FL or call for an
appointment at 863-675-0545
M/F/V/-H/ElOE/Dbrug Free Workplace
CITRUS GROVE MECHANIC
FULL TIME- preferably with 5 years experience
working with citrus grove equipment, air conditioning,
welding and fabrication. Repair and maintain
agricultural equipment. Inspect, diagnose and repair
equipment such as pumps, and other equipment used
in the groves. Must have tools. Offers health, life, dental
insurances, 401K, paid vacations and holidays.
Resumes will be received via fax # 239-369-2267
or mailed to PO BOX 3175, Immokalee, Florida 34143
or you may inquire via phone #239-340-4737.
KITTENS 1 orange female &
2 males, tiger striped & 1
bik. w/white face, to good
home only. (863)801-3561
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LABELLE Sat., 2/16,
8am-1pm, 4091 East
Sunflower Circle. Nice
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LaBelle, Fri. & Sat., Feb. 15th
& 16th, 7am-1pm, 1523 Ute
St. Clothes, Home Interior
Items & Much, Much Morel
Bedroom set, dining room
set, TV & more!
Everything must go!II
Ful im 00
Hourly Rate $21.19
*Safely fabricate, install, inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and
repair conveyors, hydraulic systems, gear boxes, pumps, tur-
bines, steel structures, chutes, fans, pipelines, valves, vessels,
WELDING SKILLS-PASS 6G WELDING TEST
*Utilize miscellaneous metal working equipment and process-
es such as arc welding, oxygen/acetylene, MIG, TIG and plas-
ma methods to perform welding functions.
United States Sugar Corporation is one of America's largest di-
versified, privately held agribusiness firms. Employee owned
with great benefits including outstanding medical, 401K, and
retirement income and employee stock ownership.
Send resume or brief paragraph of experience to:
Apply online at www.ussugar.com
Stop at the Employment Center on WC Owen Drive.
HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIAL-
IST (Community/Social Service Specialists..
All Other L3) (#64002107 & 64081579)
*Anticipated vacancy* two outreach posi-
tions one each at Hendry & Glades County
Health Department working with tobacco &
chronic disease prevention; requires self
starter, community involvement with teaching
ability & computer skills; Bachelors Degree or
equivalent experience in human services, out-
reach, health care; must have ability to flex
work schedule & travel when needed; tobac-
co free position; Bilingual English & Spanish
helpful; Background screening/fingerprinting
Apply on line:
Call Mary Ruth @ 863-674-4041 x 127
for more details
LaBelle, Sat., Feb. 2nd
9am-2 pm @ Formerly Yours
Located on 42 Howe Ave.
Next to Hungry Howies.
LABELLE Sat. Feb 16th,
9am-3pm, 595 Caloosa Es-
tates Dr. Antiques, col-
lectibles, household goods
and much more!
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8am-2pm, 530 Pinewood Dr.,
off of Cowboy Way.
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vorced, Non drinker, Smoker
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Must like pets. Call Harold
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ALL TYPES OF WORK AVAILABLE
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Powerful deep cleaning
truck mount system
Home Maintenance & Repairs too
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$100 Free Products / Redircht $ You Already Spend
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Contact: Veralice Canjura
Child Care Needed 410
Child Care Offered415
General Cleaning Service
Hand Car Washing, Boat
Detailing, Office & More.
Residential & Commercial
trouble shooting, set-up.,
up-grades, systems built,
tutoring. Win.95, 98,
2000. ME, XP, licensed.
Call Gary 863-675-7925
Music for all occasions:
Be a Hendry County
School Board Bus
SDriver. Contact the
at 863-674-4115 or
Cheryl Jameson at
TUTOR for ACT, SAT, FCAT,
reading & writing. Call
439 W. HwL80
Also do handyman jobs
Air Conditioners 505
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Books & Magazines 535
Business Equipment 545
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Drapes, Linens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Health & Reducing
Household Items 630
Medical Items 650
Musical Instruments 660
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools 8 Supplies 685
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Tos & Games 730
V Rs 735
Wanted to Buy 740
CENTRAL HEAT & AIR UNIT -
Goodman 48k btu, serviced
every year, like new. $1750
DISHWASHER Maytag Jet
Clean, Built In, Black. Good
condition. $ 5 0
DRYER Like new. $100
GLASS TOP ICE CREAM
FREEZER large, asking
$500 or best offer
PORT DISHWASHER like
new, $75 (239)340-6308
type, $150 or best offer.
STOVE Glass top, self clean-
ing, like new. $125
WASHER & DRYER asking
BOUNCER From Eddie
Bauer. Used twice. $30 Neg
(954)793-3203 Okee. area
TODDLER BED White, heavy
duty with a thick mattress.
TOYS For infants to 3 years
of age. $60 takes all or will
sell s e p a r ately.
(863)763-6131 Okee area
TRAVEL SWING Fisher Price,
aquarium theme, excellent
condition, lights & music.
NAME BRAND CLOTHES -
asking $20 (239)324-3676
WEDDING DRESS A Line,
Strapless, Size 18. $150
WEDDING GOWN DaVinci,
White, Size 6. Paid $800
asking $600 or best offer.
WEDDING GOWN & Accesso-
ries & Wedding accessories.
Never used. $500 Neg. call for
more info (863)675-7963
BASEBALL CARDS 12,000+
From 1980's. Never gone
throu g h $3 2 5
ELVIS COLLECTION Many
Rare items, items from
$300 neg. (863)467-0627
RECORDS 45's & 33's, Over
100. Asking $200 or best of-
ACER LAPTOP COMPUTER -
Warranty, 3 mos old. $250
or best offer. (863)763-1728
LAPTOP Dell, 256 KB
memory, Win. XP, All soft-
ware & case included. $300
MONITOR 17" Flat screen
(Not flat panel). Works great.
POTTERS WHEEL & Ceramic
Pouring Table 24"Wx5' Long.
$175 for both, will sep.
WINDOW SHADES Honey-
combed, Insulating. (13) 36"
W & (2) 18" W. 72" L. $65,
will sep. (863)675-2785
STOVE Kenmore, Electric,
White, Works, $30
(863)467-2366 Okee area
WASHER & DRYER GE,
$225 *or best offer
WASHER & DRYER Good
condition. $140 Will sep.
(863)675-8937 LaBelle area
WASHER Maytag, Heavy Du-
ty, Top Load, 3 cyl., cream
color. Excellent condition.
WASHERS & DRYERS
$95 & up, 1 yr warranty
REFRIGERATORS & STOVES
MICROWAVE Large, 10,000
watt. $75 (863)763-5890
TOTEM FOOD SMOKER Pop
Geer, for smoking meat, in-
structions included, $25
BICYCLE mens, exc. cond,,
BUILDINGS FOR SALE "Rock
Bottom Prices!" 25x30 Now
$4800. 25x40 $6100. 30x40
$7300. 35x50 $9990. 35x70
$12,290. 40x80 $14,900.
Others. MANUFACTURER DI-
RECT since 1980...
STEEL SHELTER 26X18,
Back enclosed. $800.
ALUMINUM WINDOWS 1
30x30, tinted, 1 40x30, very
good condition. $30 will sep-
FORM PLYWOOD (53
sheets) 3/4", pre oiled, ve-
neer on one side, $1500 or
SLIDING DOOR, Entry door &
Lg sliding windows &
screens. Like new. $250
Will sep. (502)648-8591
USED ROOFING TIN 3
sheets, 3x14 $15 or will
sell separate (863)674-0281
BOPPY ROCK In Comfort In-
fant Travel Swing, exc cond,
used once. $55 or best offer.
(954)793-3203 Okee area
CAR SEAT CARRIER Graco
Snug Ride, blue 5-20 Ibs, in-
cludes book, exc cond. $60
CRADLE N SOOTHE BOUNCER
Carter's, pink, excellent
condition, vibrates, music &
toys. $45 (863)634-0245
CRADLE SWING Fisher
Price, Nature Touch, Excel-
lent condition. $70
CRIB And highchair, top
quality. $120 will separate,
All wood, KinderCare, great
shape, $1 50. Call
EXERSAUCER LEARNING CTR
Evenflo, excellent condi-
tion, folds up, 3 heights, fun.
INFANT CAR SEAT Eddie
Bauer, blue, Graco swing, in-
fant carrier slings (2), $130
all, will sep. (863)599-1696
INFANT GYM Fisher Price,
aquarium theme, 0-9 mo,
boat-like lay'down/sit, exc
cond. $30 (863)634-0245
INFANT SWING Fisher Price,
pink, papasan, used 3 mos.,
exc. cond., looks brand new,
JUMPEROO Fisher Price,
Rain Forrest, Excellent condi-
tion. $50 (863)983-6304
LEAP FROG LEARNING SYS-
TEM 0-18 months, mu-
sic/dance, lots of fun, exc
cond. $30 (863)634-0245
PLAY PEN Open top swing,
bouncer & Jumperoo, Fisher
Price Rainforest themed, exc
cond. $280 (863)599-1696
STANLEY GOLF CLUBS set
with bag and caddy, $75
AR 15 COLT & 45 auto. Mod-
el 1911 Colt US Army.
$3000 or will separate.
ITHACA Model 37, 16 gauge
deluxe with 200 rounds of
ammo. $375 (863)675-4163
REMINGTON 870 Super
Mag, 12 ga, Mossberg 835
12 ga& Remington 1100 20
ga. $1200 863-357-1528
REMINGTON, 521T 22 cal.
target rifle, bolt action, clip,
Lyman 57 aperture, EC,
SHOTGUNS (2) 12 gauge
double barrel & 16 gauge.
$450 for both, will separate.
AB LOUNGER SPORT Excel-
lent condition. $50 or best
EXERCISE EQUIPMENT -
Welder Pro 9940 2 station
weight machine. $200
(863)763-4846 Leave msg
HIP & THIGH SCULPTOR 1
, year old, like new, tones legs
& hips. $150 or best offer.
TREADMILL ProForm 585,
Excellent condition. Pd $650
A s k i n g $ 1 5 0 .
(863)763-4846 Leave msg
CENTRAL HEAT PUMP $75
PATIO CHAIR white metal,
w/green striped cushion,
AIR CLEANING MACHINE -
Sears Kenmore, with manu-
al. $75 (863)763-2685
ELECTRIC SCOOTER LIFT '03
For auto, takes an inch and
a quarter receiver. $450
GRAB BAR (tub mounted) &
walker with wheels & feet,
$75/will separate. Call
863-763-3289 after 5pm
SCOOTER New condition.
$600. (863)467-9892 Okee-
WHEELCHAIR Sleek Viper
lightweight wheelchair, cost
$500, asking $200
WHEELCHAIR, MERITS -
$150. Call 863-763-3289
AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train
for high paying Aviation
Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial
aid if qualified Job place-
ment assistance. Call Avia-
tion Institute of Maintenance
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from Home. *Medical,
*Computers, *Criminal Jus-
tice. Job placement assis-
tance. Computer available.
Financial Aid if qualified. Call
BUGGY RIMS, (8),16x26,
used for a tractor, no cen-
ters, brand new, $500.
BUMPER PULL BOX CON-
TAINER Aluminum. $1200
CASE 2XX KNIVES (3) Carv-
ing & butcher knives. $105
for all, will separate.
CB RADIO Deluxe 40 chan-
nel, with PA speaker, $50
children, etc. Only one sig-
nature required *Excludes
rovt. fees! Call weekdays
8am-6pm) Alta Divorce,
LIC. Established 1977.
HAM RADIO'S & AUTOMATIC
NOW AVAILABLE! 2008 POST
OFFICE JOBS. $18-$20/HR.
NO EXPERIENCE, PAID
TRAINING, FED BENEFITS,
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SAWMILLS from only
LOGS TO VALUABLE LUM-
BER with your own Norwood
portable band sawmill. Log
skidders also available.
mills.com/300N FREE In-
SHOWCASE Glass, Like new.
TELESCOPE With stand,
about 4 ft high, for looking at
the stars $25
ULTRA LIGHT Eagle Excel, 3
Axis, new eng., good sails,
$3,000. Call 863-357-0464
VERTICAL BLINDS Triple
width, cream color. $30
WOLFF TANNING BEDS As
Low as $28 a month! FREE
DVD Player Order by
3/3/08 CALL ETS.Tan TO-
MAPEX PRO SERIES DRUMS -
Like new, great condition,
asking $800 or best offer
STELLA HARMONY PARLOR
GUITAR second owner,
exc cond., in orig case, $300
AQUARIUM 55 gal., Lights,
filter & pumps, Accessories,
Stand included. $75
DOG BOX 3x3x29 inches,
diamond plate top, plywood
b bottom. $ 3 0 0
DOG BOX 4x4x40", dbl. w/2
swing doors, diamond plate
top & back; plywood bottom,
GOLDFISH (3), Ig., multi
colorful, approx. 6", great for
outdoor pond, $25.
KITTENS purebred Siamese,
SNAKE Burmese Python,
Very tame. Cage & heat rock
Included. $250 or best offer.
(239)707-4068 LaBelle area
SNAKE Columbian Redtail
Boa, 6', Very tame with cage
, & lamp included. $250 Neg.
(239)707-4068 LaBelle area
YORKIES Tea cups & Toys,
female/male, long hair, shots
great pedigree, papers. Call
saves you money by
about best buys.
No wonder newspaper
readers earn morel
WELL PUMP 1hp, Sta-Rite,
Good condition. $150.
HEAT PUMP (Electric) & FIL-
TER For swimming pool
JACUZZI needs work, you
pick up, $300 or best offer
POOL SunSand 12'X3', Good
(863)467-2366 Okee. area.
SEW MACH Brothers,
portable, electric, $100
SEW. MACHINE Hardwood
cabinet w/sew machine,
Singer Quantrum w/extras
BARNETT CROSSBOW With
-all accessories. $400
(863)467-5646 after 6pm
CONSOLE STEREO 8 track,
record player, can record, 8
track tapes $100 neg.
STEREO SYSTEM Fisher, 2/2
4' speakers, 5cd disc chang-
er, tuner, amp, dual cassette,
$100 neg. (863)357-6315
ROTO MOTOR Still in box.
TELEVISION / VCR- 13" Sony,
TV 48" Projection, Toshiba,
Great shape. $300
TV ANTENNA VHF/UHF/FM,
VU-190XR, still in box. $75
TV, Sony XBR, 52" $400 or
best offer. (863)673-1981
BAND SAW Sears, cuts
.wood or metal, $100.
DIESEL GENERATOR 8500 -
Electric start, never used,
still in plastic w/warranty.
ELECTRIC CONCRETE MIXER
- 3 1/2 cubic feet, used
twice. $200 (863)467-8250
GENERATOR New. Portable,
5550 rated watts, Briggs &
Stratton Motor. $350 Call
GRINDER Works, exc. cond.
$70. Call 561-644-5418
RADIAL ARM SAW DeWalt
Works great, must sell. $150
or best offer (863)227-6210
WOOD BAND SAW 12" w/
stand. $125 or best offer.
AIR HOCKEY TABLE Digital,
Like new. $75 or best offer.
KIRBY '2000, Ultimate G
complete system including
Shampooer. Orig. $2000,
Asking $250 (863)697-0014
GREENTREE EAST APARTMENTS
A Farm Labor Rental Community
Available for Immediate Occupancy
2 Bedroom Apartments
* Rental Assistance Available to qualified households
* Must earn a minimum of $3998 from agricultural or farm
* Spacious Apartment in quiet, country setting
* Full time bilingual Site Manager
* Rental rates starting at $449 plus Utilities
701 W Ventura, Clewiston
8:00 AM 3:00 PM, Mon-Fri
Ec ual Housing Opportunity
Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed 'Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Services Wanted 830
Lawn & Garden 850
HORSE TRAILER '93 WW, 2
horse, w/tack room, bumper
pull, $2500 or best of-
HORSES Geldings, 1 Tenn
Walker, 1 Paint Mix, broke to
ride, plus tack, $2100
(863)675-6432 after 6pm
SADDLE 14/2" Bob Mar-
shall, Treeless, Barrel, Floral
pattern, With silver. Asking
SADDLE 15" Western, New
Located in the Okeechobee
Area. $325 (772)349-3952
WESTERN HORSE SADDLES
(2)- 1 is new, 1 is used.
275 will separate.
BUSH HOG 4 ft King cutter
with shaft used less than 8
hrs, new $700, asking $400
ROTARY MOWER, Rhino, 6',
Every Monday-12pm & every
SADDLE Billy Cook, new
leather, $200 or best offer
Business Places 910
Farm Property -
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
Always Renting? Buy a 3bd
2ba. Home only $200/mo!
5%dn, 20yrs @ 8%apr! For
HUD Home! $477/Mo!
4BR/2BA (5% down 20
years @ 8% apr) More
homes Available from
$199/Mo! For listings call
(800)366-9783 Ext 5669.
FAMOUS RESTAURANT FOR
LEASE with build out! In Okee-
chobee. $12 per sq ft. Call
Warren at (954)682-5933
SHOPS for rent 6,000 sq.
ft. 3,000 sq. ft. & 2,000 sq.
ft. Email email@example.com or
BEAUTIFUL 3/2 in city of La-
Belle. Quiet neighborhood.
All tile. Fenced yard. Pet ok.
$750 mo. (352)873-4525
Caloosa Estates, 3BR/2BA, in
quiet subdivision, great fami-
ly oriented home & neighbor-
hood, $1,000 mo. + sec.
Lease Purchase Option avail.
LABELLE Charming 2 story
home on super sized lot. 2br,
lba, large deck, 89 Calhoun
St., $875/mo, st, last & 1
mos sec dep., Ref's req.,
2 EROM2BT HAPATMENT
$7pls$7seuity to mov e i
FOR RENT 3 br, 2 ba, new,
large home, all appliances,
quiet neighborhood, avail im-
mediately. $1100/mo + sec
$23,300! Only $199/Mo! 5%
down 20 years @ 8% apr.
Buy, 4/BR $477/Mo! For list-
ings (800)366-9783 Ext
Home 5bd 2ba only $425/mo!
3bd 2ba Home only
$199/mo! More 1-4bd
Homes Available! For List-
BUD HOMES! 7BR $199/mo!-
2/BR Foreclosure! $246/mo!
Stop Renting! 5% dw, 20 yrs
@ 8% apr For Listings
(800)366-9783 Ext 5853.
LABELLE 3br, 2ba, Ceramic
tile floors, carpeted bed-
rooms. Screen porch on cor-
ner Greenbelt lot. Free
community pool. $800/mo
Large 3BR/2BA, family room,
credit check, ref's & sec.
req'd. (863)673-9133 for in-
PORT LABELLE- 2 Bd., 2 Ba.
Good ref's req'd. No pets,
Non smoking environment.
$650 mo. + Sec Dep.
Margaret Barber Real Estate.
Room to Rent: at Horseshoe
Acres, furnished, incl. util.,
laundry & cable, $400 per
Find It faster. Sell It soon-
er In the classlfleds
New Ig. units avail.,
air conditioned &
non-air, each unit
fenced & well lighted,
space for boats,
RV & trucks.
1025 Commerce Dr.,
Cowboy Way & Kennedy Blvd.
5'x10' $42.80 mo.incl tax.
8'x10' $53.50 mo.incl. tax.
10'x10' $58.85 mo.incl. tax.
8'x20'20" $85.60 mo. incl.tax.
24 hr access $25 returnable
key deposit. 863-675-2392
Business Places -
Property Sale 1010
Townhouses Sale 101
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection 1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080
FOR SALE OR RENT
BIG 2.5 Acre Lot
Good for Nursery
585 CR 833
M Montura Ranches
Frontage on State Rd, -
Waterfront Lake in back
By Owner Call
.A Bank Repo! 7/BR $12,900!
3/BR $11,000! Homes from
$199/Mo! 5% down 20 years
@ 8% apr For listings
(800)366-9783 Ext 5796.
Homes from $10,0001 1-3
bedroom available! Repos,
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homes must sell. For listings
call (800)706-1746 Ext
Bank Repos! 3bd 2ba Home
only $35k! 4bd 2.5ba Home
only $50k! Payments from
$199/mo! 5%dn, 20yrs @
8%apr! For Listings & info
Foreclosures! Buy 1-4bd
Homes from $199/mo Fi-
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Greenville, SC Own a Beauti-
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only 5% down & Owner Will
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$69 5 0 0 Call
IMMOKALEE Newly remod-
eled home 4br, 2ba on .86
acres $279K or best offer.
LABELLE: Near Courthouse
Lease w/Option to buy or
owner financing considered.
3 Bdrm. 2 Ba: Large rooms.
Top Area! Reduced to
$159,500. $ave $$$$
Deal Directly with Owner.
New Home Buyers
Finish off that purchase
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1060 Highway 29
LABELLE 5 acres with chain
link fence, private pond w/is-
land, trailer up front living in.
Home site in back.
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NC MOUNTAINS 2 acres with
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I 1 Busines
BED queen size, mattress &
boxsprings, dresser & mir-
rors, night table, like new,
$275. (561)352-3030 Okee
CHAIR Extra large sleeper
chair, w/extra large storage
Ottoman, tan, exc cond.
DESK Solid wood, 27" x 54",
good condition. $75
DINETTE SET All wood w/ 4
chairs & small microwave.
$100 for all, or best offer.
DINING ROOM SET 5 pc
Oval table w/4 chairs, 18"
leaf, all wood, year old, must
see. $125 (863)983-1360
DOUBLE BED Nice soft top,
great shape & Dresser. $150
or best offer for both, will
DRESSER 6 drawer, Chest, 3
drawer, non-matching but
can be used together. $70
will sep (863)227-6210
DRESSER Matching 6 drawer
w/mirror & armoire, chests
of drawers & night stand.
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER -
Broyhill, 5pc, maple wood,
glass & lights, $800
HOME DESK with chair,
KROEHLER SOFA 92" Long,
mauve & blue contemporary
weave on cream b kgnd,
clean. $100 (941)416-3827
L SHAPED COUCH 2 pcs,
microfiber beige. $500
Will deliver in Labelle.
LOVESEAT small, floral, $75
or best offer (772)708-3645
LR TABLE SET 4pc, $400
MATRESS King size magnet-
ic power mattress. $800
PAPA-SAN LOUGE CHAIR -
Base, Chair & Cushions. $25
or best offer. (863)484-0395
RECLINER Black, Leather,
Great condition. Asking $450
RECLINER La-Z-Boy, brown,
li ke new. $2 50
SOFA SLEEPER Queen size,
sage green, like new. $400
GOLF CART Club Car, lights,
curtains, high speed, excel-
lent condition. $1500
GOLF CART Club Car, Runs
by gasoline. With roof. Ex-
cellent condition. $1600
GOLF CLUBS (100) Misc.,
All brands. Many good. $890
for all, will s e p .
GOLF CLUBS Left handed,
complete set irons/metals,
exc cond, Pro bag w/balls.
GOLF CLUBS- 100 misc.
clubs, Calloway, Lynx, Ping,
Etc. Good quality. $800. Will
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Tennessee- Affordable lake
properties on pristine 34,000
acre Norris Lake. Over 800
miles of shoreline. Call Lake-
side Realty TODAY!
(888)291-5253 or visit
Mobile Home Lots 2005
Mobile Home Parts 2010
Mobile Homes- Rent 2015
Mobile Homes Sale 2020
LaBelle, 1974 N. Bridge St
1br & 2br avail, $450. mo. &
up. Ref. & Good Credit. Call
LABELLE Double wide, 3 br,
2ba, $200 wkly. + $300 sec
dep. $500 to move in. Call
for info. (863)673-5704
MOVE TO YOUR LAND
Mobile Home Angels
BEAUTIFUL: 4 Bdrm, 2 Ba +
Den on 1/4 acre in Tangle-
wood Sub. Includes extra's.
DOUBLE WIDE 2 BR, 2 BA,
Carport, Laundry Rm., 2
sheds. $35,000. Contact
Aqua Isles 863-675-2331
GRANDMA'S GROVES On Rt
80, 35' 5th wheel, has 10x20
air conditioned Florida room,
clean, lot 152 $4995
PARK, Labelle, FL.
Gated, dbl wide manufactured
home park, beautiful
-clubhouse, heated swimming
pool. Buy your home, lease
your 60x100 lot for $200/mo.
Get FREE lawn service, water
& garbage pick up. Quality
models avail for immed
occupancy or order your own,
pick your lot. Hurray! 50% sold
out! Only 4 lake lots left, but
others to choose from.
(863)675-7555 M/F or
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Sport Vehicles/ATVs 3035
m: --. II
BOAT Flij Borlom 16 F W,
2002 60 rho Mir:ury w low
M rs iroIlin mITLilur Ir3ider
r38'00 onr i36ii98:-202
BOAT TRAILER 14' Continen-
tal tilt. With roller. Trailer in
ood shape. Needs tires.
BOAT TRAILER 1958 Rich-
land, with '56 Elgi 14' alumi-
num boat, 71/2 hp outboard
mtr., $500. (863)674-1065
JOHNSON MOTOR 15hp,
electric start, $375.
JON BOAT 12 ft aluminum,
heavy metal V-hull w/8 1/2
hp Johnson. $600
KAYAK Necky Arluk'1:9,
18 1/2 ft, red. $800 or best
LARSON 18' W/100 hp Merc,
stainless steel prop, needs a
little work, $1200
(863)467-1552 after 6pm
LOWE BASS BOAT: 16ft, 50
hp Mariner eng., pwr trim,
auto fuel mix, trlr, fish finder,
OUTBOARD MOTOR '03
Johnson, 2 cycle, manual
start, hand tiller, like new,
PONTOON BOAT -
$3500 863-763-7783 or
POWER BOAT 37',
$3500 239-823-2587 or
SEA NYMPH 16.5', 60 HP
Evinrude, Galvanize trailer &
trolling motor. Lots of extras.
$2500 Neg. (863)357-3439
SPORTCRAFT 18' with mo-
tor and trailer, needs TLC on-
ly, 90%, $1100 or best offer
CAMPER PULL ALONG 28 ft,
all works, needs some work,
CLASS C 21-23' motor home
cover, 20x40 heavy tarp.
$135 or will sell separate .
HITCH ADAPTOR Gooseneck
for 5th wheel, like new,
$325. Call 863-610-1120
POP-UP CAMPER good
shape, $1500 or best of-
fer.(863)634-1395 after 5pm
Saturday & Sunday
PORTABLE SEWER TANK for
RV, new, never used, $25.
RV AIR DEFLECTOR asking
$200 or best offer
TRAVEL TRAILER 33 ft,
heavy duty tires, 20' awning,
1 slide out, light to tow, no
leaks, nice. $5800
BOAT MOTOR 40 hp John-
son. '1964, Short shaft, All
co ntro ls $2 00
BOAT MOTOR- Elgin, 14.1 hp,
includes 3 propellers & gas
tank, runs good. $45.0
BOAT TRAILER '98, Water-
land, Galvanized, 1750 gross
weight. 14'-16' boat. $350
MAINTENANCE MANUALS -
For OMC 2 75 hp outboard
engines. Incld Mech. & Elec.
data. $10 (863)763-9655
PROPELLER For a OMC 35
hp Outboard engine. Like
ne w $ 2 5 Call
(863)763-9655 Leave msg
HONDA 750 MAGNA '94,
New tires. $250 or best of-
MINIBIKES, (2) 1 Ig., 1
small, very good cond.,
$500 for both oboth or best offer,
will sell sep. (863)673-5891
SADDLE BAGS slant style,
leather, like new, $125.
SUZUKI KATANA 750 '89 -
Street bike, runs great, new
brakes. $2000 or best offer.
YAMAHA 1100 '01, V-Star
Classic, 10K mi. Cherry &
Cream. Great condition.
$5000 Neg. (863)673-5891
GOLF/WORK CART new bat-
teries, 4 seater, cargo bed
w/lift gate, lights, charger,
HONDA ATV 350 electrical
problem $ 3 0 0
HONDA FOREMAN 500 '05 -
37 hours, excellent condi-
tion. $5000 (863)673-2388
MINI BUGGY hydraulic drive
and steering w/ pto shaft,
two cylinder air cool engine,
AIRSTREAM TRAVEL TRAIL-
ER, '77, 31', $4,200.
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
CAMARO '02, T-Top, High
performance. Like new in-
side. Needs body work.
CHEVY CAMARO '93 New
engine, new tires, auto, good
condition, no rust. $2190 or
best offer. (863)763-7609
CHEVY CAVALIER, '02- 4 dr.,
good condition, $3500 or
best offer. (863)983-2207
CHEVY.CAVILIER.- '98, Looks
S&runs good. $1000 or:best
CROWN VICTORIA '95 65K,
new tires, $2500 or best of-
DODGE INTREPID LE- '00, Ful-
ly loaded. Leather, 5 disc CD,
Moon roof, Auto/stick. Good
gas. $5000 (863)763-2763
FORD CV GRAND MARQUIS
'96 Cold a/c, low miles,
very nice car, clean. $2900
FORD ESCORT '00, Excellent
part car. Does not run: Brand
new tires, Ait., battery & Pio-
neer CD $400 (863)381-7251
FORD GRAND MARQUIS '96 -
Auto, cold a/c, very clean,
stereo/cd, loaded, pw, pl, cc.
GRAND MARQUIS '89 A/C,
auto, low miles. $1599 or
best offer (863)697-1759
HONDA PRELUDE '92, A/C,
Runs good. $1600 or best
MERCURY '99, Good me-
chanically, Needs body
work. 40K mi. $1750 or best
OLDSMOBILE, '94 4 dr., new
paint job, 4 new tires, great
a/c & great gas mileage,
$1500 neg. (863)634-1395
POLICE IMPOUNDS $500 -
Cars from $500! Tax Repos,
US Marshall and IRS sales!
Cars, Trucks, SUV's, Toyo-
ta's, Honda's, Chevy's, more!
For Listings Call
Police Impounds for Sale! 93
Honda Civic $300! 95 Toyo-
ta Camry $900! For listings
call (800)366-9813 Ext
TOYOTA CELICA '92 Runs
great, new tires, a/c is Ice
cold, 297k miles, great cond.
$2700 firm (863)634-7336
TOYOTA COROLLA '93 Auto,
AC, asking $500 "as Is."
TOYOTA COROLLA VE 1999 -
Silver, 77K, 4 dr., AT trans.
CD Player & Alarm. Exc.
cond. $3975 (863)610-0500
Notice of Public Sale
35 Ft. Park Model with Attached Florida Room, located at
LaBelle Woods RV Resort, 620 S. Main Street, Lot #111, LaBelle, FL 33935.
Title # 66463355. Sale Dale: 02/28/2008.
Selling prce by scaled bids only. In addition to the selling price,
there is an outstanding debt in the aornount ot $4,207.00
due LaBele Woods RV Resort.
There is no guarantee the unit can remain at LaBelle Woods.
All tenants must be approved by management,
Shown by appointment only for bids.
Contact Brinny Harringlon, Vice President, 863-675-3641
260510 CB 2/14,21/08
WILLYS JEEPSTER '48,
$2800 239-823-2587 or
CJ5 SWAMP BUGGY w/
Body Frame, transmission &
transfer case. No engine.
$450 neg. (863)357-3633
FORD BRONCO 11 '86 5 spd,
4x4, new tires, clutch,
brakes & radiator, runs per-
fect. $900 (863)801-4097
JEEP CHEROKEE '94 Needs
gas tank & battery, good for
swamp buggy use. $1000
(863)902-0257 after 5:30pm
EZ GO used, 4 passenger,
ood condition, charger,
900 or best offer.
GOLF CART Yamaha, needs
work, $100 (239)225-3282
BED LINER good cbnd., from
'99 Ford Ranger Shortbed,
$75. (863)610-0186 after
CAP Leer, Fiberglass, Fits
short bed. Nice condition.
'CAR DOLLY Lights, straps (1
new), good tires, ramps.
$475 or best offer.
CHEV BLOCKS (350 & 400),
Assorted performance parts,
$500 for all or will sell separ-
CHEVY MOTOR & OVERDRIVE
TRANSMISSION VORTEX -
late model 350, $700
ENGINE 302 High Out Put,
Out of. a Mustang. $350
FORD F250 ENGINE '00 7.3
liter, 60K, complete, incIds
Turbo, for parts only $1200
or best offer (863)261-7692
HITCH Reese style off of
2003 Silverado 1500. $60
LEATHER SEATS & COUCH -
For '97 Dodge Van. Good
OIL COOLER Complete kit,
Universal withall a daptors,
new in box. Pd, $150, asking
$60. Call 863-610-1,120
REAR AXLE Criey. 3 4 ton,
8 lugs complete. $200
RIMS 4, '97-'99, Eclipse 5
spoke, 16x16 on Goodyear
Eagles RS-A P205/55/R16.
TIRES 4, Good, Used
Bridgestones, 245/70 R16
TIRES (4) Bridgestone,
245/75/R16, brand new off
of 2500 Duramax, on stock
rims. $500 (863)634-7977
TOW BAR Duncan, with at-
tachments for Ford Ranger &
Ex lorer, $350.
TRUCK COVER For quad cab.
$60 or best offer. Call
TRUCK TIRES & RIMS 16", 5
lug w/TOYO A/T tires
315/75/R16. $800 or best
Picupruc s4 I
CHEVY 1500, '95 single cab,
4 whl. dr., 6" lift, $1500 or
best offer. (863)673-6219
CHEVY 1500 KING CAB '97 -
great cond, low mls, runs &
drives great, auto, a/c, white.
CHEVY S10 EXT CAB '83 2.8
6 cyl, good shape, brand
new tires, $1500 or best of-
DIAMOND PLATE TOOL BOX-
ES (2), for full size truck
bed, $150 for both or will
sell sep (863)763-6023
DODGE DAKOTA, '97 2 whl.
dr., no motor, no transmission,
body in good cond., $800 neg.
DODGE PU '74 4x4 w/camp-
er to p $ 1500
DODGE RAM '89, 8' bed.
Good condition. $1800.
DODGE RAM '97 Ext cab,
4x4, 90k miles. $5000 or
best offer. (863)467-3777 or
FORD F150, 1997 4x4, runs
great, needs tune-up, 35"
tires, new trans., $3,300.
FORD F150 '94 6 cyl, a/c.
FORD F-250 1986 & F-100
1985. 1 w/rebuilt motor. 1
w/ new head. $650 for both.
FORD F250, '91 needs gas
tank, many new parts, no oil
leaks, $800. (863)763-3639
FORD RANGER '92, 4 cyl.,
great on gas, red, cd, tool
box, $1500 or best offer.
FORD RANGER, '98 cold a/c,
cd player, 5 spd., short bed,
$2400 or best offer.
GMC SENOMA '93 ext cab,
runs good, set up to be
towed by RV, $2200 or best
GMC STEPSIDE '86, Low-
ered, Runs. $2000
ISUZU PICK UP TRUCK '94 -
Runs good. $1200
TOOL BOX Fiberglass for
Pick-Up, A-1 condition. $100
TOYOTA PICK UP '89 Very
low miles, 4 cyl, 22r Toyota
motor, 4 spd, a/c, runs like
new. $2900 (863)532-9495
HONDA PASSPORT '95 -
Good condition, needs en-
gine work. $600 or best of-
JEEP '76 V6 motor, lift kit, no
title, $1000 (863)228-2351
JEEP CHEROKEE -'91, 4 door,
Rebuilt engine, New tires &
brakes, etc. Cold A/O,
JEEP CHEROKEE '92 4 wd,
needs gas tank, some rust,
high mileage, runs. $500 or
best offer. (561)261-2625
JEEP CJ-5, '98 fiberglass
body, 78 running gear, 2WD,
232 straight 6, auto, soft top,
cd, $2,000. (863)227-1979
ENCLOSED TRAILER Single
axle, 4' barn doors, 7' wide 4'
high, 8' long, $750.
FLATBED EQUIPMENT TRAIL-
ER Dove tail with ramps,
20ft x 7ft. $1200
GOOSE NECK TRAILER 24'
Texan, all I beam construc-
tion. $2900 or best offer
MOTORCYCLE TRAILER En-
closed, black, nice. $1500
STOCK TRAILER 5'x14'x6'.
sides, New tires, lights &
TOW TRAILER '06 5X8, LIKE
NEW, $550 (863)824-0480
TRAILER Enclosed 8 x 20,
ramp and side door, 4 wh
brakes, tie downs. $2500 or
best offer. (863)763-5120
UTILITY TRAILER 2007, 20
Ft. Long, 6% Ft. Wide. New.
Pulled once. Brakes on 1 ax-
le. $1800 870-820-1563
UTILITY TRAILER '03 4X8
w/34" high tailgate. $450
AEROSTAR EXT VAN '91 Ed-
die Bauer Edition. $2500 or
best offer. (863)763-2685
CARAVAN '93, 6 cyl, Seats
7, a/c Good tires, Runs &
look good. Great mileage.
$1900 neg. 561-758-3781
DODGE CARAVAN '94 Good
running, as is. $600
(863)697-9031 after 2pm
DODGE CARAVAN '95 Cold
AC, new front tires, runs ex-
cellent, $800, call
863-532-1478 / 532-1496
I Souomittea pnooi
The undefeated LaBelle Middle School (LMS) Girl's Basketball team includes: Irene Castro, Michelle
Gielow, Gennifer Raulerson, Abbie O'Ferrell, and Alejandra 'Alex' Castro. In the back row from left tq
right are: Coach Kevin Lutkenhaus, Kayla Keller, Andrea Lutkenhaus (co-captain), Whitley Byrd, Markedra
Brown, Jonikka Love (co-captain) Jessie Whitman, and Coach Shannon Kvorjak. Not shown in the picture
is Manager Kaelin Groce.
LMS girls end 'perfect' season
LaBelle Middle School
The LaBelle Middle School Girl's Bas-
ketball team has accomplished a feat
which has not been done in 13 years -
- complete a perfect, undefeated season.
The last team to do this was the 1995-
96 team, coached by Sherry Ringler and
Mary Sue Smith.
The 2007-08 team defeated most foes
convincingly, outscoring the opposition,
556 points to 153. This team, represent-
ualoosa Bnellei/ay Drant
Junior Pro coordinator Darrell Harris is flanked by the two
three point contest winners: Michelle Gielow, 13, with five
baskets, and Hugo Vargas, 9, with four baskets.
ed unselfish play, and played aggressive
defense throughout the season. It was a
joy for both coaches to work with these
young ladies, and we look forward. to
continuing a great tradition here at La-
Belle Middle. We wish the eighth graders
continued success at the next level.
The team was awarded a commemo-
rative t-shirt at the Spirit Week Pep Rally,
to honor this accomplishment.
LaBelle Program Center, Inc., has open-
ings available in their Pre-School and After
School programs. If you are looking for a
safe, fup place for your child, then look no
further, we currently have opening.
The Pre-School program is a Kindergar-
ten Rediness Program created by Certified
Kindergarten teachers. The children learn
to be creative, they are taught to recognize
letters, numbers, colors, how to get along
and play with their peers, and general
preparation for entering into kindergar-
The school buses drop the children off
for our After School Program, at the Pro-
gram Center and they are encouraged to
do their homework, we offer assistance if
they need it, plus they have free time on
the playground, are able to use the com-
puter lab, or play board games.
Call the LaBelle Program Center for
more information at (863) 675-4130.
Hendry County District Schools
Lunch menu for the week of
LaBelle area schools
Thursday, Feb. 14: Cheezy
beef and mac, green beans, fruit,
breadstick, birthday bash;
Friday, Feb. 15: Turkey sand-
wich, chips, vegetable sticks, pine-
Monday, Feb. 18: HOLIDAY;
Tuesday, Feb. 19: Turkey, ham,
scalloped potatoes, green beans,
Wednesday, Feb. 20: Chicken
patty, mac and cheese, California
blend, mix fruit;
Thursday, Feb. 21: Corn dog,
chicken, baked beans, cole slaw
Thursday, 'Feb. 14: Chicken
sandwich, french fries, applesauce,
Friday, Feb. 15: Manager's
Monday, Feb. 18: HOLIDAY;
Tuesday, Feb. 19: Turkey wrap,
lettuce and tomato and pickles,
Wednesday, Feb. 20: Breaded
chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy,
green beans, peaches;
Thursday, Feb. 21: Nachos,
corn, tossed salad, peanut butter,
SCF pageants Saturday
Queen contestants from left: Daphne Glisson, Christina Smith, Chelsey Anderson and Danielle Kosh.
Amber Furman and Ashley Pittman are not pictured. The Swamp Cabbage Queen and Princess Pageant
is Feb. 16, 2008 at 6 p.m. at LHS. Tickets are $5 from any contestant or at the door. The theme is "I
Enjoy Being a Girl."
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Now that's show biz
The Firehouse Cultural Center, 241 N. Bridge Street, pres-
ents the final weekend of its second Variety and Talent
Show Feb. 14-17. Many talented individuals put their best
foot forward for this presentation, which includes singing,
dancing, instrumental performances, skits, story telling
and even a mime. Travis Dowhen returns as the announcer
and whatever else he can get away with! Donna Baines,
Director, hasn't turned in her cleaning supplies. Curtis
Selph will once again sing and dance in glittering Elvis
style. The very talented Lynn Family will delight the audi-
ence with musical variety. Pictured are: Alicia Hucker and
Bob Way portray a slightly tipsy couple on a park bench
-- just part of the great fun and entertainment awaiting you
this weekend. The fun begins Thursday through Friday
evenings at 7 p.m. with a Sunday matinee beginning at 2
p.m. For reserved tickets (cost is $12) call 675-3066; at the
door tickets are $14 each.
Education and Training
FSU PEDIATRIC PRACTICE
1441 Heritage Blvd. Immokalee, FL 34142
Just off of Route 29
OPEN: Monday thru Friday 8:00am 4:30pm
First appointment at 8:30am
If calling from Labelle, Lehigh Acres or Immokalee
SE HABLA ESPAROL
Most commercial insurance, Medicaid,
Medicare, Healthy Kids. For the uninsured
CHS offers private payment with sliding
fee scale (with proof of income).
I_ V Monday Saturday 8 am to 5 pm
Best Job, Best Price...... Guaranteed
show and sale
Edison Porcelain Artists, Inc.
Show and Sale. Hand-painted
door prizes and raffle pieces. Ad-
mission is free. New location this
year at the Salvation Army corps.
Community center located at
10291 McGregor Blvd. in Ft. My-
ers. On Feb. 16, Saturday, from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more in-
formation, please call Donna at
Everyone is welcome to Coun-
try Oaks Elementary School's 5th
Annual COWADUNGA! Buy a plot
and win a lot ($1,000.00)! Pur-
chase your plot at Country Oaks
Tickets sell for $10.00. Tick-
ets can also be purchased from
C.O.E.S. Personnel. You do not
need to be present to win. Plop-
ping will be on Friday, Feb. 22, at
2 p.m., at COES.
There will be hayrides, face
painting, and a 50/50-drawing.
While we wait, concessions in-
clude hot dogs, sodas, and pop-
corn. Come and join the fun!
As part of our COWADUNGA
Kick-Off event on Thursday night,
Feb. 21, students at COES will
be participating in the COWA-
DUNGA CHORUS. Students will
perform in the cafeteria at the fol-
lowing times: 6:30 p.m., Kinder-
garten and 1st. Grade; 7 p.m., 2nd
and 3rd Grade; 7:30 p.m., 4th and
Join us for this fun event. All
contributions will be used to
benefit the education of Country
West Glades PTO
West Glades PTO would like
to thank everyone who has made
contributions in the past 2 years.
We have finally met our goal and
the new swings are going in on
,the play ground. With out the
help of the community this would
*not have been possible, Thank
There will be a School Advi-
sory meeting held on Feb. 25, at
3 p.m. in the LaBelle Elementary
School Conference room. The
purpose of the meeting is to re-
view surveys and report on prog-
ress of school improvement plan.
The American Legion Rid-
;ers Chapter 130 LaBelle will be
*awarding two $500 scholarships
'in May 2008.
General Eligibility require-
Applicant must be related to
;an honorably discharged U.S.
Veteran, i.e. natural, adopted or
,step-parent, grandparent, broth-
er, sister, aunt or uncle, son or
! The student must also be in
'their senior year in an accredited
:Florida high school or currently
attending a Department of Vet-
eran Affairs approved college,
university or vocational technical
The scholarship may be used
to attend a school selected by the
student providing it is state ac-
credited above the high school
level and within the continental
limits of the United States.
Application must be post-
marked by March 1, 2008. Ap-
plications can be picked up at the
American Legion Post 130 hi La-
Belle or by calling (863) 675-1772
and ask for Patsy.
located downtown at the historic forrey building in LaBelle
call for reservations 863-612-0423
swamp cabbage festival
business hours for the festival Sat. Open at 7 am
700, 8.00 & 9:00 seatings for breakfast buffet
noon til 4 pm serving lunch
4 pm to 9 pm serving dinner
Steamed Peel & Eat Shrimp
Twin Lobster Tails
New York Strip Surf & Turf
complimentary glass of house wine &
dessert for two, with the specials
Health & Safety Fair
FEBRUARY 11, 2001
10:00 a 4:00 pl
[No admittance after 3:10 pmn]
For more info: 863/983-112
Health & Safety Exhil
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Medical & Dental screenings
Bone density test
3 Cholesterol screening
)itS Eye/Hearing exams
IVEducation & Testing
es Safety Henets
Tobacco Education Cessation
Manymre se vices wuder the tent
Hendry/lades Community Health Fair Committee:
Everglades Area Health Education
Florida Community Health Centers
Family Home Care
Hendry Regional Medical Center
Hendry/Glades Health Departments
Hope Hospice & Hope Connections
Lake Okeechobee Rural Health Network
Nova Southeastern University-
Health Professions Division
NSU-AMSA; Palm Terrace,
Oakbrook of Labelle
Riverside Glades Medical Center
This mini ranch located at 247 J4 Ranch
Road in LaBelle was sold by Kevin Nelson
SUITES .. ROOM
SUITES 8 ENDS
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RENTERS INCENTIVE 1ST MONTH FREE! Show Place Rental. Fully
Renovated Duplex. New kitchen cabinets, New bathroom vanity, Ceramic tile
through out. 2BR/IBA. 460 Bryan Ave. $750 per month. No smokers or pets please.
2BRBA in Country Village. $595 per month. No smokers or pets please.
2BBL2BA Brand new duplex in Lehigh. $800 per month. No smokers or pets
2BR/1BA in Country Village. New Appliances $600 per month. No smokers or pets
P.O. OBOX 2157
701 SOUTH MAIN STREET
IFABEf I.N, FLORIDA 33975
863-675-1155 FAX 863-675-9265
OVER 44 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
GERI C& RICHARD YORASCHEK, CIPE, CPD
NEW CONSTRUCTION WATER HATFRS
REMODELING SERVICE & REPAIR
WATER TREATMENT .
STATE CERTIFIED #CFC@40014
LICENSED &" INSURED
14 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, February 14, 2008
Kristina A. Kulpa, Hen-
dry County Property Ap-
praiser, announces that
property owners who have
established a new permanent
residence in Hendry County,
or have changed ownership
in any manner must make a
new application to qualify for
up to $50,000 Homestead Ex-
If you have established
residency before Jan. 1, 2008,
you can come in and apply.
Should you have any ques-
tions, or need additional in-
formation, Please feel free
to call the LaBelle Office at
(863) 675-5270 or the Clewis-
ton Office at (863) 983-3178.
The LaBelle and Clewiston
office hours are 8:30 a.m.-5
p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Caloosa Belle would
like to extend "Happy Birthday"
wishes to our readers celebrat-
ing birthdays during the week of
Happy Birthday to:
Feb. 14: Mary McGill, Bertha
Thompson, Joyce Todd, Darrell
Willis, Lillie Mae Yeomans, Craig
Knowles, L.J. Nobles, III, Ray-
mond Bish, Dwayne Bush, Dot-
tie Risley, Keith Pickles, Linda
White, Josh Cheney, Michelle
Lewis, Tracie Turner;
Feb. 15: Teresa McDaniel,
Herbert Lawson, Anita Devon-
shire, Lois Curtis, Jean Davis,
Wendy Sue Sargent, Londa Wil-
liams, Wayne DeMeyers, Savan-
nah Davis, Becky Jones, Donna
Nugent, Debrah Friedman;
Feb. 16: Drew Sievert, Roger
Greer, Tommy Parsons, John
Whidden, Craig Cox, Jerrit Keller,
Barbara Mason, Joel Brett Spen-
cer, Jacob Parrish, Kim McWil-
liams, Estella Gonzalez, Norman
Nolle, April Thompson, Tatiana
Gallegos, Destiny Ballard;
Feb. 17: Beau Davidson,
Timothy White, Kenny Cockram,
Dana Colding, Theresa Scudder,
Royce Summerall, Dee Scrog-
gins, Kristen Connor, Belinda
Carmona, Betty Reynolds, Ricky
Freshour, Jr., Gene Anderson;
Feb. 18: Jame Powers, Ray
Curry, Jr., Mary Harn, Martha
Shelton, Rhonda Hunter, An-
thony Lee Barnett, Jr., Florence
Feb. 19: Linda Bruner, Joe
Taylor, Joy Spencer, Sara Bur-
ley, Butch Hull, Moreen Noon,
Wayne Tester, Gay Brown, Mag-
gie Pittman, Ryan Higginbo-
tham, Joyce Parsons;
Feb. 20: Thumper Ash,
George Jones, Harold Willis,
Donna Lewis, James Sights,
Todd Watkins, Taurean Johnson,
Garrett Tienstra "Mr. T";
Feb. 21: Frank Worley, Tom
Buck, John Parsons, Sarah Behr,
Harry Gibson, Jr., Lisa Howard,
Helen Stevenson, Jessica Cantu,
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