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At a Glance
Bridge Street is
closing for repairs
Bridge Street from Cowboy
Way North to SR 80 is closed
through April 18th for pipe in-
The road will be closed
again the week of April 21 for
Come to Voluntary
Pre-k Open House
If your child is ready to start
KG next fall (age 5 by Sept. 1)
free Pre-K is available. Come
to the Voluntary Pre-K open
house Thursday, April 24, from
4:30-6:30 p.m. at Country Oaks
Elementary. This is an oppor-
tunity to expose your child to
Kindergarten skills. The cur-
riculum is fun and exciting
with enthusiastic teachers! Just
bring your child's birth certifi-
cate and proof of Florida resi-
dency. This program begins on
June 9 and continues until July
31.If you have questions call
Beth Lutkenhaus at 674-4140.
Come to Project
To all Junior and Senior Par-
ents: The next Project Gradu-
ation meeting is scheduled for
Monday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m.
.at LaBelle High School. Al are
encouraged to come and of-
fer your support and ideas to
make this a safe and successful
Get ready for Hendry
The Hendry Youth Jam be-
gins at 10 a.m. Saturday, April
.26, at Barron Park. It will be a
day filled with free entertain-
ment, including free food,
games. live music and comedy,
free t-shirts and many activities
for the whole family. The event
will feature performances by
Nosex, Los 1, comedian Keith
Deltano and emcee Luis Galda-
Upcoming surgery dates
are April 18 and 23. Call to
schedule your pets!
Please donate saleable items
from new clothing to kitchen
items, holiday decorations to
computer items, vacuums to
clothes, washers and dryers!
Your donation is tax deductible
and the animals benefit.
This yard sale is a great way
for you support your Humane
They will pick up or you can
Please support your Hu-
mane Society, help those with-
out a voice!
All expectant moms and
new moms with babies under
the age of one are invited to
the LaBelle Community Baby
Shower Tuesday, April 22, from
1-3 p.m. at Hope Connection-
LaBelle, 475 East Cowboy Way.
Come and be showered with
lots of fun, gifts and refresh-
See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.
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Man arrested for attempted murder
by Patty Brant Once there they found the vic-
Caloosa Belle tim in a vehicle parked about 200
A 23-year-old Felda man is in yards from the residence. She
custody after reportedly stabbing was covered in blood and ap-
his mother numerous times. peared to be bleeding from the
Victor Lopez III, 23, has been head and face.-
charged with attempted murder, The report indicates that she
aggravated battery with a deadly told officers she had been asleep
weapon, aggravated assault on a when her son came in and told
police officer and resisting arrest her he wanted to talk to her, then
- obstruction without violence, pushed her back onto the bed
According to the Hendry and began stabbing her with two
County Sheriff's Office report, of- knives. She allegedly suffered
ficers were called to 660 N. SR 29 multiple cuts to the head and
in Felda at 7:14 a.m. Friday,-April body.
11, in reference to a domestic She told officers her son suf-
disturbance. fered from bi-polar episodes and
Chamber: Yo, ho, ho!
that he may have been having
one during the attack. The victim
was transported by EMS.
Cpl. Davis and Deputy Cora
joined Deputy George Elver on
the scene and they went to the
residence where they found Lo-
pez outside in front of a doorway
holding two large kitchen knives.
Using a loud speaker, they tried
to talk the man into putting down
the knives. The report states that
he repeatedly threatened the of-
ficers, making threatening move-
ments with the knives in his
Lt. Rick Waldron, Investigator
ualoosa Belle/wany Brani
The smell of the high seas and glittering pieces of eight were the order of the day as
Phill Pelletier (aka Johnny Depp) celebrates his victory as best dressed pirate at the
chamber's annual fundraiser dinner April 12. Pictured are other contestants Seth Stehl,
Tim Haley, Logan Youmans and Hugo Vargas. Natasha Vargas won in the ladies' con-
test. More photos on Page 2.
Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
No sword fights, no walking the plank the last four contenders for the $8,000 top
prize in Saturday night's annual Chamber of Commerce giveaway agreed to share the
spoils. Winners were from left: Rick Murphy, Nita Shirley (representing Whisper Creek
residents Walt Shirley, Bill Cavin, Janet, Cheri and Darrell Christianson), Tris Chapman
and Peggy Hampton (standing in for Bill Kisker).
Ryders recognized for volunteerism
By Patty Brant
Service to others. For some
those are just words, but for
others, like Frank and Caro-
lina Ryder of Muse, those three
words are a standard to live by.
For 15 years Frank has dedi-
cated countless hours to the
Red Cross, sharing the skills he
learned as an Army cook with
victims of all types of disasters.
Frank has served Red Cross
meals to thousands of victims
from New York to Mississippi.
His first experience as a Red
Cross volunteer was during an
ice storm in upstate New York.
He was back in New York and
was asked to help out at a lo-
cal high school-turned-shelter
where restless victims were
beginning to cause some
problems. He showed up in
uniform and he didn't have to
say a word. The problems just
Since then he's made volun-
teering a special part of his life.
Frank and Carolina each
were recognized for their ser-
vice April 91 at the annual Lee
County Red Cross Awards and
Recognition Dinner. Frank
earned a gold President's Vol-
unteer Service Award; Caro-
lina a silver. Although he was
one of the honorees, Frank just
couldn't stay out of the kitch-
en. This former Army cook
prepared three turkeys for the
event. In fact, Frank spends his
volunteer time in the kitchen,
serving up welcome meals for
"It's what i do," he says sim-
Recently, the two of them
attended new classes in psy-
chological first aid learning
how to deal with people in cri-
sis and disaster assessment -
learning to judge the toll of an
emergency on property and
They also trained in a new
water purification course,
learning to use a machine that
See RYDERS Page 2
Herrera and Investigator Daley
joined the group. For approxi-
mately 50 minutes they talked to
the man, eventually convincing
him to place the knives on a table
near the doorway.
As Cpl. Davis and Deputy El-
ver approached Lopez, he began
pounding his arms and face on
the hood of a nearby vehicle.
Deputy Elver then used his taser
to incapacitate Lopez and re-
strain him in handcuffs. Lopez
was treated for minor injuries
and transported to the Hendry
Inside the residence, officers
found a large amount.of blood
on the floor near the kitchen
table and a trail of blood from
the mother's bedroom. In the
bedroom they found what they
believe to be a large blood stain
on the comforter and floor, along
with miscellaneous clothing on
In Lopez' bedroom, they
found a small steak knife on the
floor near the bed and what ap-
peared to be a broken scissor
blade wrapped in black tape with
about two inches of the blade
showing and blood on the blade.
All were taken into evidence.
By Patty Brant
American Legion Auxiliary
Unit 130 celebrated the home-
coming of Florida Department
President Linda Teasley last Sat-
urday evening. Linda has been
a member of Unit 130 for 23
years and was inaugurated to
the top auxiliary state post last
Coming to the end of her
term, Linda's homecoming
was a celebration of her service
at the state's top level.
Building on the many offic-
es she held at Unit 130, District
13, state and national levels,
she has taken her experience
with her as president, visiting
each of Florida's 17 American
Legion districts, adding to that
experience and knowledge as
She said visiting VA hospitals
throughout the state has prob-
ably been the most rewarding
part of the past year. Each VA
hospital is served by an auxilia-
ry representative which passed
along to Linda the needs of that
She said she visited as many
veterans at the Tampa VA and
other hospitals as she could.
The veterans are so apprecia-
tive, she said, of the visits. The
ability to respond to the veter-
ans' needs is a very good feel-
ing. Linda said calling cards
have been a very big item for
many of the vets who cannot
afford to call home. The cards
make it possible for them to
stay connected to loved ones,
hearing familiar voices that can
do more good than any medi-
See AUXILIARY Page 2
By Stankeisha Burchell
CLEWISTON -- This week's.
county commission meeting's
hot topic was,. again, the fu-
ture of the Clewiston sub-office
on El Paso Avenue, which has
been vacant since Hurricane
Wilma in 2005.
Despite 11 bids for the de-
molition of the sub-office build-
ing two months ago, the board
voted to reject the bids and de-
cide later what to do with the
Commissioner Kevin McCa-
rthy defends this decision to a.
"Your answer is to go in, ig-
nore the laws of Florida and put
$50,000 into that building and
remodel it which we can't do
because we cant get a permit,"
"If I didn't have professional
opinions from [licensed indi-
viduals] ... I would agree that
we could go in a remodel that
As the member of the audi-
ence disagreed, cutting him off,
See COUNTY Page 2
Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
Long-time Red Cross volunteers Frank and Carolina
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Little Miss LaBelle
Once again ABWA's Little Miss LaBelle pageant brought out
some of the cutest little girls around. The Caloosahatchee
Charter Chapter puts on the pageant every year to raise
funds for its scholarship program. On April 12, Arianna Her-
nandez, seated, was named Little Miss LaBelle. Cassidy Wil-
lis, standing left, was first runner-up and Taylor Harvey was
Continued From Page 1
will take most any kind of water
and turn it into potable water. It
is capable of turning out 400-600
gallons per day and has been
used by our troops in Iraq. The
class was put on by the Southern
In all his years of service to the
Red Cross, Frank said his tough-
est assignment was at Ground
Zero where he worked for the
maximum 21 days.
" The most grueling was dur-
ing the aftermath of Hurricane
Katrina when he served meals
in Mississippi for a marathon 52
days over twice the normal max-
imum deployment. He also spent
20 days in service after Hurricane
Wilma at the Germaine Audito-
rium (previously called Teco Are-
na). After Hurricane Charlie he
recalls working 72 hours straight
without sleep until additional vol-
unteers came to help out. He said
they started out with some 5,000
people to serve and only one 12-
cup coffee pot. Then they finally
got a 42-cup pot, then another.
Carolina has been a Red Cross
volunteer for seven years. Two
years ago she survived her own
fight with cancer and did not let it
stop her. She said the hardest part
of helping in disaster situations is
having to stay on your feet for
such long stretches of time.
Both Frank and Carolina re-
cently took the 24-hour Hendry
County Community Emergency
Response Team (CERT) training
geared toward citizens' immedi-
ate reactions to neighborhood
situations during local emergen-
The couple is heading back to
New York for the summer where
Frank will be teaching other Red
Cross volunteers to use a new
cook trailer and to drill with
5,000-10,000 other volunteers in
Reaching out to others in
times of stress seems to come
naturally to Frank and Carolina
Ryder and it's something he fully
intends to continue to do. In his
words, "I'll keep doing this just as
long as I can."
You can reach Patty Brant at
Submitted photo/Teresa Hamll
ABOVE: The 2008 Junior Miss is Abby Arnold, standing at
left. Ryley Bowen, standing right, was second runner-up and
Jasmine Craft, seated, was first runner-up. ABWA and the
contestant wish to thank all those who supported the pag-
eant in any way.
Submitted photo/Teresa Hamil
Little Miss Princesses
TOP RIGHT: Little Miss Princess for 2008 is Gracyn Mayo, at
right. Angelica Cuellar, left, was second runner-up and Kayley
Boddy, seated, was first runner-up. The pageant, sponsored
by ABWA, is put on annually and supports scholarships for
Continued From Page 1
Serving coffee and donuts at
state veterans' nursing homes
was a similarly rewarding experi-
Perhaps her favorite event of
the past year was the Christmas
party in Jacksonville for military
kids. Some 2,000 attended the
party complete with games, food,
prizes and of course, Santa.
Fbr Linda, visiting All Chil-
dren's Hospital in St. Petersburg
was especially rewarding. The
hospital was founded by Ameri-
can Legion Post 14. Early in her
presidency Linda decided to
make the addition of a lactation
room at the hospital her special
project. She is proud to say that
she has managed to make that
project a reality over the past
year. On May 23 she will present
a check for over $10,000 to build
the room, thanks to the tremen-
dous response from auxiliary
members all over Florida who
Next month Linda will have
the honor of escorting the na-
tional auxiliary president on a
In July Linda will attend the
convention in Phoenix, AZ, to
complete her year in office.
Linda will hold the position of
National Executive Committee-
woman for the Southeast Area,
which will require her to be a
liaison between the state and na-
tional auxiliary and to report on
local needs from all the Southern
states. She will also be voting on
national issues as a member of
the Florida delegation.
The pace was grueling at
times, Linda said of her presi-
dency, especially in January and
February. Still, she made sure
she was home in LaBelle for the
Swamp Cabbage Festival.
Besides being "treated like a
queen" everywhere she went,
Linda said she thoroughly en-
joyed the non-stop work as Flor-
ida Department President. It's
a once in a lifetime opportunity
that will enrich her life and her
continued service to the Ameri-
can Legion Auxiliary.
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"I don't think we ought to take
that money and throw it into a
building that isn't worth it. We
should take that money and put
it a building that is going to meet
current building codes and is go-
ing to do what we need for the
residents of Hendry County."
The constituent argued that
the architect the county used is
not a sufficient architect.
k Carl Berner of Berner Oil said
the county needs to "think outside
the box and use the resources that
we already have." He said, "Let's
be representative to the citizens of
Florida with their tax dollars."
Berner believes that everyone
should "re-think how we spend
money" and pay for only what is
McCarthy replied, "I can't do
anything without a permit."
"I don't care what they [the
county] do with it, as long as they
use it," proclaims Lisa Pickron
of the Hendry County Fair Board
Pickron says if they are going
to usehe building for the sub-
office, "fine, but we would like
to be considered if the building
is going to be sold or otherwise."
"They really don't have
enough room to accommodate
everyone anyway, not even to
park. The sub-offices have been
run out of that out of date build-
ing for 42 years now, its time to
upgrade. Give the residents on
the eastern side of the county a
decent place to go and take care
of their county business."
Pickron and other Fair Board
members contend that they do
not want to be bad neighbors,
they just want the county to do
Stankeisha Burchell can be reached
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, April 17, 2008 3
L[ An r Clewiston man dies in CR 833 crash
Hector T. Molgado, 22, of
Clewiston suffered fatal injuries
April 13 in a head-on collision on
CR 833, north of CR 835.
According to the Florida High-
way Patrol report, Mr. Molgado was
driving a 1993 Ford Ranger pick up
truck at about 6:15 a.m. north-
bound in the southbound lane.
A 2000 Freightliner box truck,
driven by 43-year-old Antonio Rob-
les-Mendez of Immokalee, was
southbound in the southbound
lane, north of the Moldgado ve-
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Mr. Molgado died on impact.
He was not wearing a seatbelt.
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On Sunday nights, the youth of LaBelle Assembly of God have been attending a class that
shares the importance of financial responsibility. They have worked and put the upcoming
SApril 19, yard sale together. The group will be working for a special 4-day trip to Disney
World, and supporting a youth missions project and they must earn their own money for
themselves. Some of the items at the yards: Computer Systems, a electric wheel chair, elec-
tronic keyboard, TVs, gas engine and chain saw with many other household and business
items. The youth group helping with the preparations, from left to right are: David Miller, Alex
Rodriguez, David Miller Jr., John Avery Jr., Cliff Avery and Danny Miller
Dolores J. Resendiz, 30, was
arrested April 12 and charged
with aggravated assault with a
deadly weapon without intent to
kill, carrying a concealed weapon
and possession of cocaine. Dep-
uty Justin Smith was.arresting of-
Kenneth lan Elders, 21, was
arrested April 12 and charged on
a Glades County warrant for FTA:
petit theft, trespass.
Jose Manuel Hernandez-Ben-
itez, 25, was arrested April 12 and
charged with a non-moving traffic
violation operating a motor vehi-
cle without a driver's license and
Kidnap minor interfering with
custody. Deputy D. Davis was ar-
Marcos Alfonso Tapia, 34, was
Arrested April 13 and charged with
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A 17-year-old juvenile was ar-
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dealing in stolen property. Deputy
Ty Marshall was arresting officer.
Jesus Antonio Gonzalez, 18,
was arrested April 7 and charged
with dealing in stolen property.
Deputy Ty Marshall was arresting
Brandon Robert Dietz, 21, was
arrested April 11 and charged with
burglary of a structure/convey-
ance without a person inside and
larceny theft was $300-$5,000/
Deputy Ty Marshall was arresting
A 17-year-old juvenile was ar-
rested April 11 and charged with
dealing in stolen property. Deputy
Ty Marshall was arresting officer.
Brian Duke, 24, was arrested
April 11 and charged with VOP:
felony or community control.
Corrections Officer Pamela Ca-
pling was arresting officer.
Joshua Leon Tyree, 23, was ar-
rested April 11 and charged with
FTA: felony offense. Deputy Mi-
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Gloria Melissa Moyer, 50, was
arrested April 11 and charged as
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Alvaro Betancourt, 37, was ar-
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Charles Allen Cobb Jr., 27, was
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Gilbeto Garcia, 52, was ar-
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Coty Allen Gray, 21, was ar-
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Timothy D. Bryant, 40, was ar-
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Richard Anthony Coverdale,
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Aaron Dale Maltimore, 24, was
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Last Saturday night at the an-
nual Chamber of Commerce Din-
ner and give-away was an awe-
It was attended by a huge
crowd who ate, drank and min-
gled with friends, family mem-
bers and co-workers. By far the
night was a huge success!
I would like to take this oppor-
tunity to thank all the numerous
generous contributors to our si-
We had .75 items for people
to bid on, the most we have had
since we started the auction.
If you did not attend you missed
really wonderful items such as a
cedar children's playhouse, tools,
paintings, books, electronics, gift
certificates of all kinds, a bistro
table and chairs, a John Deere
bicycle, a chest freezer, jewelry,
designer purses; an outdoor fire
pit, baskets filled with. all kinds
of different items and there was
even a lawn fountain bubbling
with water right there!
None of this would have been
possible without the support of
our contributors and of all the
members of the chamber silent
auction committee and thbse oth-
ers who worked so hard to make
the evening a success.
This community is wonderful
in it's generosity in supporting the
Chamber so I applaud each and
every one of you!
Thanks again to all and see
you next year at the dinner!
Silent auction chairperson
The Hendry-Glades Homeless
Coalition hosted its first annual
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
at Barren Park on Saturday, March
The event was a great success
and the HGHC owes this success
to the many generous' sponsors
- and volunteers.
We would like to thank the
following sponsors: Florida
Community Bank, Winn-Dixie, U-
Save, Badcock, Bank of America,
Langford Ford, McDonalds, First
Bank, Rotary of LaBelle, Pistol
Pete's, Career and Service Centers
of Southwest Florida, Duda's,
The United Way House, Ace
Hardware, City of LaBelle, Tina
De La Rosa Insurance/Allstate,
Family Eye Care Center, People
Who Care Ministries, Kiwanis and
We would also like to thank'
the following volunteers: Mary
Bartoshuk, J & B Barnhart, Mary
Harn, Kevin Nelson, Randy Dan-
iels, Kelly Dyess, Fred Dyess, Ash-
ley Markham, Tommy Vaughan,
Trish Adams, Carmen Rodriguez,
Jesse Mendoza, Annette and Adri-
Each and every person and or-
ganization that donated their time
or money can be proud that they
contributed to the mission of the
HGHC to prevent and minimize
homelessness within our com-
Aida Barnhart and
Thank you for concern
THANK YOU...to everyone for
their prayers and calls of concern
for our son,, Robert Higginboth-
am, during his recent surgery and
Robert is back at UCF and
doing well and will hopefully be
back in classes in about a week.
LaBelle is such a great commu-
nity and the support shown our
family was overwhelming.
Words just cannot express
our gratitude for everyone's con-
cern. Please keep Robert on your
prayer list as he recuperates and
returns to school.
Jim, Jodi and
To Sheriff Ronnie Lee:
The Property Owners Associa-
tion of Laurel Oaks, Port LaBelle,
wishes to thank you, Administra-
tor of Special Projects Nick Smith
and Charley Barnes of Building
Maintenance for delivering and
installing Neighborhood Watch
Our request was promptly met.
Not only were the signs provided,
but also they were delivered and
installed at no cost.
Laurel Oaks has been blessed
with the reputation as a safe and
secure neighborhood ever since
it was established in the 1970s.
Thanks to the teamwork of our
community and the Hendry
County Sheriff's Department, this
reputation remains the same to-
Laurel Oaks P.OA.
Jack Zorn, President
I would like to say thank you to
Commissioner Harris for the Cau-
tion Children at Play sign in my
I have tried four to five months
to get these signs put up, but ev-
eryone else passed the buck on to
someone else and he got the job
Again, thank you for the fine
Joyce D. Pixley
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Letters to the Editor
April 5, 2008
To the Caloosa Belle:
A problem with reporters in
general, and print reporters in
particular, is that they read some-
thing, or hear something and then
try to explain what they don't un-
A case in. point is the lead ar-
ticle in the April 2 edition of the
Caloosa Belle regarding access on
Riverbend Drive to the proposed
Eco Park. If one were to read that
article without knowing any of the
facts, one would be led to believe
that the only reason Riverbend
residents are resisting access' is
because we don't want anyone
else on our road.
It is true that there is a debate
about how far the City's easement
extends into Riverbend Drive, and
even though the Park Commit-
tee accepted Aim Engineering's
brief assessment of the easement,
that assessment is now being re-
viewed by the City Attorney to de-
termine it's accuracy, (A fact not
pointed out in the Caloosa Belle).
The reason Riverbend resi-
dents are raising concerns have
to do with maintenance, legal
liability, and fire .danger. As own-
ers of the permanent easement
along Riverbend Drive, Riverbend
residents have a legal liability for
accidents that happen along that
road. We also pay for mainte-
nance, repairs and repaving when
necessary. What we have asked
the Park Committee and the City
of LaBelle is: How are we going
to be protected from additional li-
ability and increased maintenance
requirements when additional
traffic is generated by opening the
road as a park access, and having,
construction vehicles coming in
and out to develop the park.
There is also a real concern
about fire danger. This 176-acre
parcel of land is overgrown with
dead trees and other debris that
has not been cleared for years. A
carelessly dropped cigarette could
cause a real threat to our homes.
(Unlike the Indian Mound Park
in Ortona, which is mowed). We
want some assurance that this is-
sue will be addressed.
The information above has
already been sent to the City of
LaBelle, the Park Committee and
the Caloosa Belle in other letters.
The paragraph on page 5 that
states "residents point out that
open access would require ap-
proval by 100 percent of River-
bend residents" is not an accurate
reflection of what was said.
.A few years ago, Sunshine
Land Development sued River-
bend Estates to gain access to
their property which is adjacent
to Riverbend Drive. Before agree-
ing to the settlement between
Sunshine and Riverbend, South
Florida Water Management RE-
QUIRED that all property owners
in Riverbend agreed to the ease-
ment being granted "so as not to
place an undue burden on the ex-
We are now only asking if 100
percent of owners were required
for that approval, how is this new
proposed use of the road any dif-
But, our real concerns get
brushed aside and your paper
chooses to print a biased version
of the situation, which affects the
views of your readers because
they haven't been given the full
If your reporter wanted to
write a responsible piece about
this issue, she could have taken
the time to speak with someone
from Riverbend who knows what
the true issues are.
James L. Rigsby
People, barns share the aging process
Having been born in the Mid-
west in farm country, surrounded
by verdant agricultural fields and
the associated articles necessary
for farming, I was always fasci-
nated by the barns. Initially it was
the attraction they have for kids
frolicking in the stalls, grain bins
and most of all the hay lofts.
Fascinated that is until I was
old enough to have to help with
bringing in the straw and hay
bales for storage in those lofts.
That was when I discovered that
playing in the hay was not fun
when you were on the lifting end
.of those 80 lb. bales in 90 degree
temperatures, with matching hu-
Many years later as I revisited
some of what had been operating
farms and their barns was I to dis-
cover how much the barns and I
have in common. Common, that
is, when I could see how much
we resemble the barns in the ag-
It came full circle when I de-
cided to remodel a family room in
our city home and my wife had an
early American decor in mind. It
was then that I decided to do the
walls and ceiling in old, authentic
barn wood siding and beams.
So in one of our trips back to
our birthplaces in the country, I
sought out several places where
deserted, old barns were still
standing to see if I could purchase
the siding and beams.
It was at one of these barn
sites that the owner gave me an
insight about barns that really hit
home for me.
After I had told him of my plans
for the wood, he asked me if I had
ever thought of the old barns as
to being like the aging process of
humans. When I said no, he went
on to explain the similarities in a
truly beautiful, meaningful way.
He cited the fact that like ag-
ing humans the old barns were
sure handsome in their days,
withstanding winter snows, ice,
cold, howling winds and summer
sun. With the paints fading into a
silvery gray, developing a leaning
posture and looking a little worn
and tired, old barns were a lot
like us. Only with humans it's the
inside where the beauty grows
SSure the exterior is going sil-
very gray and the leaning is more
evident, like when the barn wood
is losing it's sap. The Lord knows
what He's doing. The years pass,
He's busy, using the bad weather
of our lives, the dry spells, and the
stormy seasons to do a job of sea-
soning and beautifying our souls
that nothing or no one else can
While this old barn gets torn
down to beautify your house in
contemplation of being there
long after you have to take on
whatever chores the good Lord
has for you in that great farm in
All of this in concert with be-
coming more beautiful as a result
of all the seasoning we've been
through, here on earth, and just
maybe adding some more beauty
to our Lord's house if we are for-
tunate enough to join Him.
Knowing that these old barn's
beauty transcends the human
barrier, may there be peace
within you today and forever,
and may God trust that you are
exactly where you are meant to
be. Thanking God that friends
and family will still love you even
though you show signs of weath-
With these inspirational words
still ringing in my ears, the pur-
chase was made and the wood
from that venerable old barn,
with no painting or alteration,
was added to our family room
where it remains today as a fitting
memorial to the weathering pro-
cess, we call "AGING."
T. W. Bill Neville
Longhorns plan BBQ
Longhorn Boston Butt barbe-
cue is scheduled for April 18, 11
a.m. to 2 p.m. at .the Fire Station
drive thru. Dinners are $6 and in-
clude Longhorn Famous'Boston
Butt, homemade potato salad,
bake beans and roll. Advance
tickets can be purchased from
any board member or by calling
Charles at 673-1285. Drive up or-
ders welcome until it's all gone.
The group is raising money for its
upcoming season. Please come
out and show your support and
enjoy a great lunch!
VFW plans dinner
Enjoy Colleen's homemade
chicken and noodle dinner Fri-
day, April 18, beginning at4 p.m.
at the post home on SR 29S. Call
863-675-8008 for carry out.
Demos to meet
The Hendry County Demo-
cratic Committee will meet t the
Clock Family Restaurant in Clewis-
ton, at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April
22. Any Hendry County resident
interested in helping elect Demo-
crats is welcome. Refreshments
will be served.
They are currently polling
Hendry County voters by phone
to find out the issues they feel are
most important on the national
level. Volunteers are always need-
ed. For more information, you
may contact us by email at hen-
Gardeners to meet
Monday, April 28, at 7 p.m. at
the Dallas Townsend Center. The
guest speaker this month is Gene
McAvoy, the Regional Vegetable
Horticultural Extension Agent
Three and the Hendry County Ex-
tension Director. Bring your ques-
tions and pictures for the speak-
ers. Bring plants and/or seeds for
the plant exchange, There will be
a 50/50, Nominate a great Yard
for the Month that you've seen re-
cently. Light refreshments. Bring
your family and friends. For more
information, call Nikki at 239-564-
2005 or Terri at 675-2392.
The Garden Club is hosting a
table at Earthday, Saturday, April
-26, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. They will be
giving children plants, seeds, cut-
tings. If you would like to con-
tribute any of the above items,
please call Terri or Ron Costa at
Firehouse yard sale
The Firehouse Cultural Center
at 241 North Bridge St in LaBelle
will hold a giant yard sale on
Saturday, April 26. Please come
between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. to find
treasures and help with the fund-
raiser. Anyone wishing to donate
items to the project can contact
Donna Baines at 863-675-2993.
Don't lose your ag
If you record ANY deed associ-
ated with your agricultural prop-
erty you need to contact Karen
Robinson in our Agriculture De-
partment to be sure that your ag
classification is still in place.
If you have made ANY changes
take advantage of our EARLY FILE
and go to our website today and
download the Ag classification
form. This way you will be sure
not to risk losing your classifica-
When your application is com-
plete you can mail it to our office
at PO Box 1840, LaBelle 33975-
1840. Please check your paper-
work to be sure you have all re-
quested documents and you have
.signed in all the required places.
Please call Karen if you have any
questions regarding completing
your application at 863-675-5070.
You can also bring your docu-
ments and. application to our of-
fice in LaBelle on the third floor
Weather forecast for Hendry County from the National Weather
LaBelle and surrounding area
Thursday: The day will be sunny with a high near 83. Winds will be
calm becoming east around 6 mph.
Thursday night: The night will be mostly clear with a low around 54.
Winds will be from the east between 5 and 8 mph becoming calm.
Friday: A mostly sunny night with a high near 86 and light east
Friday night: The night will be partly cloudy with a low around 58.
Winds will be southeast between 3 and 6 mph.
Saturday: A mostly sunny day with a high near 87. Winds will be
light and variable.
Saturday night: A partly cloudy night with a low around 59.
Sunday: The day will be mostly sunny with a high near 88.
Sunday night: A-partly cloudy night with a low around 59.
Monday: The day will be mostly sunny with a high near 87.
Sof the courthouse Monday-Friday
from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and in
Clewiston at 939 W Sugarland
Highway, hours are the same.
The Greater LaBelle Cham-
ber of Commerce is partnering
with Belk's for a charity sale on
Saturday, May 3. Come to the
chamber to purchase a $5 ticket
good for $5 off your first pur-
chase during the sale from 6-10
a.m. May 3.
Proceeds from the ticket go to
the chamber. The store will be
offering some great sale items
- 20-50 percent off during that
time. You an also register to win
a $1,000 Belk shopping spree.
LHS talent show set
The annual talent competition
will be held at LHS on Thursday
evening, April 17, at 7 p.m. Come
out and join them for a night of
fun, and enjoy the showcase of
talent by LaBelle High School.stu-
The event is sponsored by Na-
tional Honor Society and the cost
is $3. Ribbons and cash awards
will be presented.
Widows to meet
The Widows Support Group
will meet at Forrey's Grill April 17
at 11:30 a.m. for lunch. All wid-
VFW plans yard sale
VFW Post 10100 will have a
huge yard sale Saturday, April
12, at the post home on SR.29S.
Doors open at 7 a.m. and will
remain open indefinitely, rain or
shine. Something for everyone!
Prefile now for 2009
Property Appraiser Kristina
Kulpa would like to remind you
that you can pre-file for your 2009
tax exemptions now. You do not
have to wait until January 2, 2009,
If you file early you can avoid
the rush, the waiting in line and
perhaps even forgetting to file and
missing out on the exemption.
Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5
p.m., Monday-Friday. Please stop
by during those hours.
If you have any questions on
pre-filing for 2009 you can call the
LaBelle office at 863-675-5270 or
Clewiston at 863-983-3178.
Rainbow Trails Camp
for bereaved children
Hope Hospice is accepting
applications for the 2008 Rain-
bow Trails camp for bereaved
The camp is for any youth,
ages 6-16, who have experienced
a death in their family during the
past year due to any cause. The
camp will be held June 13-15.
There is no cost to the family.
Counselors are Hope employees,
school counselors, teachers and
other volunteers who complete
counselor training each year.
The goal of Rainbow Trails
Camp is to provide:
A safe weekend camp expe-
An understanding of the grief
process and their experiences
Skills to cope with grief and
An opportunity to memori-
alize and say good-bye to their
deceased loved one
Rainbow Trails is full of fun
and stress-reducing activities in-
cluding crafts, swimming, sing-
ing and much more.
While camp has a serious pur-
pose, campers will have plenty of
For more information or to
receive an application packet by
mail, please call (239) 985-7792.
By Pudge Lehman
There is a rule that someone
who obviously doesn't clutter
must have made up: "If some-
thing new comes in something
old had to go."
Well, I will ignore that rule
completely and come up with a
better idea. If an item has a lot of
sentimental value but is no lon-
ger useful then take a picture of it
and put it in the family album and
then toss it.
The picture will bring back
just as many memories as the real
thing. Another clutter buster is to
put in a box anything you don't
wear or use. Seal the box and
put it out of sight for a year. If no-
body has broken the seal in that
amount of time, donate it to the
I wish I had thought of that the
last time I took a bunch of kitch-
en stuff. I had three pitchers and
now there is none!? I haven't had
frozen orange juice or crystal light
since. Guess I'll mosey on down
to Kiwanis and buy one back......
Caloosa Belle, Thursday, April 17, 2008
Caloosa Belle, Thursday, April 17, 2008 5
: I Church News
LaBelle Elementary. School
Safety Patrol of the Month se-
lected for the month of March
is Elizabeth Urbanowski.
LaBelle Elementary School Citizens of the Month for March
in the older set group included students from grades four
and five. Students selected were: In row one Dylan Barton, Aspen
Rowe, Brandon Rodriguez, Reyna Vasquez, Rebecca Maciel, Sef More-
no, Rhyan Heggie. In row two are: Noelia Vargas, Maria Callejas, Juan
Valadez, Shelby Burg, Andrea Deras, Andrea Carmona and SanJuana
More good citizens
LaBelle Elementary School students recently selected out-
standing students for the month of March. Citizens of the
month for March in grades kindergarten through third grade
included-(from front to back row) In row one: Luz Maria Gar-
cia, Stephanie Benitez, Carina Castano, Rosio Resendiz,
Samuel Monroy, Pedro Castillo. In row two are Teaghan Har-
vey, Adrian Vasquez, Jose Cuellar, Gabriel Sands, Diego Rob-
lero, Gaspar Reyes, Kyle Groce. In row three are Kimberly
Aguilar, Blake Chance, Jessica Cristabal, Oscar Mondragon,
Maripaz Gonzalez, Johnathan Munson, Austin Wilcox.
Attention LHS Seniors
Missed your cap and gown
photos or need last minute senior
Just call Jerri Lynn at 239-989-
7032 to set up your appointment
or go to www.photographybyjer-
All proceeds will be donated
to your Project Graduation Party!
Appointments will be taken from
April 16-30 for this special fund-
Caloosahatchee Charter Chap-
ter ABWA scholarship applica-
tions are now available and can
be picked up at Badcock Furni-
ture on Main Street.
Free workshop in May
at Edison College
To qualify for federal aid, state
grants and certain scholarships all
students must complete their free
application for Federal Student
Aid (FAFSA). by May 15, 2008.
Need help completing it?
On April 12, Edison College
held a free FAFSA help workshop
on LaBelle High School campus
at 9 a.m. Bring all W2s and any
other tax information for the 2007
SStudents under the age of 24
were to bring their parents' W2s
and tax information in addition to
their own. Call Brooke or Heath
at (863) 674-0408 for more infor-
You can apply now for
Applications for the Swamp
Cabbage Festival/Martha Jeanne
Puletti-Briede Memorial Schol-
arship are now available at the
Greater LaBelle Chamber of Com-
The one-time, $1,000 scholar-
ship is awarded to any student in
an accredited college, university
or vocational program. For more
information, call the Chamber of-
fice at 675-0125.
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'United in prayer'
Pastor Cliff Avery of Assembly
of God Church in LaBelle extends
an invitation to one representa-
tive from each local church to a
round table discussion to prepare
for Global Day of Prayer. The top-
ics to be discussed will be Unity,
Music, Prayer Focuses-World,
Nation, State, City Involvement,
Future meeting schedule.
The meeting is Saturday, April
12, at noon at Flora and Ella's.
Christian Men group
The Gathering of the Christian
Men will be Monday, April 21,
at First Christian Church (Ford
and Lee Streets) at 7 p.m. Guest
speaker is Everett Mayhew from'
Cowboys for Christ. All men are'
A dinner is provided and a free
will offering received.
Contact Dave Alexander 1-239-
340-1575 for more information."
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2007 ANNUAL DRINKING WATER QUALITY REPORT
CITY OF LABELLE
We're pleased to present to you this year's Annual Water Quality Report. This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every day.
Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treat-
ment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water. Our water sources) is the intermediate aquifer. The water is then lime-soft-
ened and treated with chloramines for disinfection. If you have any questions about this report or concerning your water utility, please contact Dan Attkisson at 863- 675-4684.
The City of LaBelle routinely monitors for contaminants in your drinking water according to Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations. Except where indicated otherwise, this
report is based on the results of our monitoring for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2007. Este informed contiene informaci6n muy important sobre su agua de beber. Por
favor llame (863) 675-4684 para ayuda en traducir o entender este informed.
In the table below, you may find unfamiliar terms and abbreviations. To help you.better understand these terms we've provided the following definitions:
Maximum Contaminant Level or MCL: The highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to the MCLGs as feasible using the best avail-
able treatment technology.
Maximum Contaminant Level Goal or MCLG: The level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MCLGs allow for a margin
Action Level (AL): The concentration of a contaminant that, if exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements that a water system must follow.
Maximum residual disinfectant level or MRDL: The highest level of a disinfectant allowed in drinking water. There is convincing evidence that addition of a disinfectant is nec-
essary for control of microbial contaminants.
Maximum residual disinfectant level goal or MRDLG: The level of a drinking water disinfectant below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MRDLGs to not
reflect the benefits of the use of disinfectants to control microbial contaminants.
"ND" means not detected and indicates that the substance was not found by laboratory analysis.
Parts per million (ppm) or Milligrams per liter (mg/1) one part by weight of analyte to 1 million parts by weight of the water sample.
Parts per billion (ppb) or Micrograms per liter (tg/1) one part by weight of analyte to 1 billion parts by weight of the water sample.
Picocurie per liter (pCi/L) measure of the radioactivity in water.
Initial Distribution System Evaluation (IDSE): An important part of the Stage 2 Disinfection Byproducts Rule (DBPR). The IDSE is a one-time study conducted by water sys-
tems to identify distribution system locations with high concentrations of trihalomethanes (THMs) and haloacetic acids (HAAs). Water systems will use results from the IDSE, in
conjunction with their Stage 1 DBPR compliance monitoring data, to select compliance monitoring locations for the Stage 2 DBPR.
The Department of Environmental Protection performed a Source Water Assessment on our system in 2004. These assessments were conducted to provide information about
any potential sources of contamination in the vicinity of our wells (or surface water intakes). Potential sources of contamination identified include underground petroleum storage
tanks, dry cleaning facilities and wastewater treatment plants. The risk is high. The assessment results are available on the FDEP Source Water Assessment and Protection
Program website at www.deo.state.fl.us/swappn.
Contaminant and Dates of MCL Highest Monthly MCLG MCL Likely Source of
Unit of Measurement sampling Violation Y/N Number of Positive Contamination
1. Total Coliform 6/07 N 1 0 For systems collecting fewer than 40 Naturally present in the
Bacteria samples per month: presence ofcoliform environment
bacteria in more than 1 sample collected
during a month.
Contaminant and Unit Dates of sampling MCL Violation Level Range of MCL MCL Likel Source of Contamination
of Measurement (mo./yr.) Y/N Detected Results G
5. Alpha emitters 4/02 N 2.5 NA 0 15 Erosion of natural deposits
6. Radium 226 + 228
or combined radium 10/03 N 1.2 NA 0 5 Erosion of natural deposits
Contaminant and Unit Dates of MCL Level Range of MCLG MCL Likely Source of Contamination
ofMeasurement sampling Violation Detected Results
1 Barium (ppm) 6/05 N 0.009 NA 2 2 Discharge of drilling wastes; discharge from
metal refineries; erosion of natural deposits
16. Fluoride (ppm) 2/07,3/07 N 0.98 0.84-1.12 4 4 Erosion of natural deposits: discharge from
fertilizer and aluminum factories. Water
additive which promotes strong teeth when at
_optimum levels between 0.7 and 1.3 ppm
23. Sodium (ppm) 6/05 N 18.4 NA N/A 160 Salt water intrusion, leaching from soil
The result in the Level Detected column for TTHMs is the highest of the four quarterly running annual averages of results from all sampling sites.
Contaminant and Unit Dates of MCL Level Range of MCLG or MCL or Likely Source of Contamination
of Measurement sampling Violation Detected Results MRDLG MRDL
Stage 1 Disinfectant/Disinfection By-Product (D/DBP) Parameters .
77. Chloramines(ppm) Monthly N 1.5 1.28-2.3 MRDLG = MRDL = 4 Water additive used to control microbes
81. H-aloacetic Acids 8/07, 9/07 Y 93.87 30.6- NA MCL = 60 By-product of drinking water disinfection
(five) (HAA5) (ppb) ____200.6
82. TTHM [Total 8/07, 9/07 Y 243.13 54.6-459 NA MCL = 80/100 By-product of drinking water disinfection
Contaminant and Unit Dates of AL 90th No. of MCLG AL Likely Source of Contamination
of Measurement sampling Violation Percentile sampling (Action
(mo./yr.) Y/N Result sites Level)
Lead and Copper (Tap Water)
84. Copper (tap water) 9/07 N 1.23 1 1.3 1.3 Corrosion of household plumbing systems; erosion of
(ppm) natural deposits; leaching from wood preservatives
85. Lead (tap water) 9/07 N 1 0 0 15 Corrosion of household plumbing systems, erosion of
(ppb) natural deposits
SECONDARY CONTAMINANTS TABLE
Contaminant and Unit of Dates of. MCL Violation Highest Range of MCLG MCL Likely Source of Contamination
Measurement sampling Y/N Result Results
3. Color (color units) Quarterly Y 19 5-19 15 Naturally occurring organic
(81)Haloacetic acids (five) (HAA5): Some people who drink water containing haloacetic acids in excess of the MCL over many years may have an increased risk of getting cancer.
(82)TTHMs [Total Thihalomethanes]. Some people who drink water containing trihalomethanes in excess of the MCL over many years may experience problems with their liver,
kidneys, or central nervous systems, and may have an increased risk of getting cancer. In July 2007 we replaced a failed poly phosphate pump to insure delivery of ammonia used
to create chloramines as mandated by DEP. The sources of drinking water (both tap water and bottled water) include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs, and wells.
As water travels over the surface of the land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally occurring minerals and, in some cases, radioactive material, and can pick up substances
resulting from the presence of animals or from human activity.
Contaminants that may be present in source water include:
(A) Microbial contaminants, such as viruses and bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations, and wildlife.
(B) Inorganic contaminants, such as salts and metals, which can be naturally-occurring or result from urban stormwater runoff, industrial or domestic wastewater discharges,
oil and gas production, mining, or farming.
(C) Pesticides and herbicides, which may come from a variety of sources such as agriculture, urban stormwater runoff, and residential uses.
(D) Organic chemical contaminants, including synthetic and volatile organic chemicals, which are by-products of industrial processes and petroleum production, and can
also come from gas stations, urban stormwatcr runoff, and septic systems.
(E) Radioactive contaminants, which can be naturally occurring or be the result of oil and gas production and mining activities. In order to ensure that tap water is safe to
drink, the EPA prescribes regulations, which limit the amount of certain contaminants in water provided by public water systems. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regu-
lations establish limits for contaminants in bottled water, which must provide the same protection for public health. Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be
expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that the water poses a health risk. More information
about contaminants and potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Environmental Protection Agency's Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791. Some people may
be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised persons such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons
who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. These peo-
ple should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. EPA/CDC guidelines on appropriate means to lessen thd risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and'
other microbiological contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline (800-426-4791).
In February 2007 We failed to collect the routine bacteriological samples and the microbiological quality of the water was unknown. The bacteriological sampling was collected March
and the results were in compliance. This monitoring violation was settled through a Consent Order with the Department of Environmental Protection.
6 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, April 17, 2008
FCB collects food for homeless families
Throughout the month of Feb-
ruary, Florida Community Bank
hosted the food drive "Have a
Heart, Feed the Homeless" to col-
lect food for the homeless in our
community. The food drive was
very successful. Employees and
customers of Florida Community
Bank donated a variety of items,
which included 23 cans of Vienna
sausage, foul jars of peanut but-
ter, two jars of jelly, five cans of
potted meat, eight cans of pork
and beans, 24 lunch buckets, 19
Food for the homeless
Pictured from left: Susan Vaughan Florida Community Bank
and Aida Barnhart (right) Hendry-Glades Homeless Coali-
Blake Zachary Bussell.
Zac and Sunni Bussell of La-
Belle are proud to announce the
birth of their son, Blake Zachary
Bussell. He was born on Janu-
ary 14, 2008, at 5:18 p.m. in Fort
Myers. The young man weighed
8 pounds 0 ounces and was 20
inches long at birth.
Maternal grandparents are
Mark Green and Kit Smith of La-
Belle. Paternal grandparents are
Marsha and Daryl Edgar of La-
Belle and Ben Bussell of Stark,
Fla. Great-grandparents are Betty
and Charles Barnes of LaBelle;
Pat and Jerry Bussell of Orange
Park; Joel and Billie Green of Ve-
nus; and Betty and Harry Hunter
Blake Zachary Bussell
Blake Zachary Bussell
Eugene (Gene) W.
Eugene (Gene) W Kinchen,
+ 78, passed away on April 8, 2008,
at Bay Pines Veteran Affairs Hos-
pital. He was born in Brunswick,
Georgia, on April 15, 1929. He
moved to Florida
in 1931. During
the Korean Con-
flict, he enlisted in
the United States
Army, served in
and was honor-
ably discharged in
1953. He owned Eugene W.
and operated his Kinchen
business. Gene's Electric, in La-
Belle for 20 years.
He was a member of the
American Legion, VFW and Ma-
sonic Lodge. During the last years
of his life, he dedicated himself to
volunteering at the All Souls Epis-
copal Church Outreach Program
in North Fort Myers.
He was preceded in death by
his wife: Patricia Kinchen; and his
brother: James (Bud) Kinchen.
He is survived by his daughter;
Janene McLaughlin; son: Den-
nis Kinchen; and step-son: Ron
Kinchen and many nieces, neph-
ews and friends.
A service will be held on April
26 at 10 a.m. atAll Souls Episcopal
Church, 14640 N. Cleveland Ave.,
N. Ft. Myers, FL; 33903 and the
interment will be held, with Mili-
tary Honors, on April 26 at noon,
at Ft. Myers Memorial Gardens,
1589 Colonial Blvd., Ft. Myers, FL,
33907. In lieu of flowers, memo-
rial contributions can be made to
All Souls Episcopal Church Out-
Joe Richard Crockett
Joe Richard Crockett of La-
Belle passed away on April 10,
2008, while with his family. He
was born in Stamford, Texas, on
August 7, 1926, to O. H. and Sarah
Crockett and had
two older broth-
ers, Ray and Jack.
He served in the
U. S. Navy during
World War II.
Wester on Febru-
ary 26, 1956, in Joe Richard
Gainesville, FL, Crockett
and they raised
two sons, Bryan Griffis and Rich-
ard (Dick) Wester Crockett. They
were married 39 years until her
passing in 1995.
He graduated from New Mex-
ico A & M in 1953 where he let-
tered as a member of the univer-
sity's rodeo team and continued
his education at the University of
Florida where he earned his Mas-
ters and PhD degrees in genetics.
Upon graduation he began a 27-
year career with UF as a profes-
sor and distinguished researcher
writing many books and papers
and furthering the improvement
of beef cattle herds throughout
the United States, Central and
South America, particularly for
the Seminole Indians with whom
he worked for over 30 years. After
his retirement from UF in 1982 he
worked as a consultant for many
domestic and international clients
for several years.
He was preceded in death by
his wife Elizabeth; his brothers
and his second wife, Flo Hays. He
is survived by his sons; his daugh-
ter-in-law: Pam, his grandsons: Ja-
son Griffis, Joseph Wester (Wes)
and Bryan Hobson (Hobbs) and
his dear friend: Betty Williams.
A memorial service will be
held at Carlson Memorial United
Methodist Church in LaBelle on
Sunday, April 20.
He requested that in lieu of
flowers a donation be made to
the NMSU Foundation Rodeo
Team Scholarship Fund (send
to 5264 River Blossom Lane, La-
Belle, FL 33935.)
Gene Buckley Kim Eaton
To Remembered.Loved Ones
One year has passed my darling since you died and broke
I will love you forever as I promised from the start.
I hope our Kimberly is with you and standing by your
I miss you guys immensely for this I cannot hide.
So until we are all together, hold a place for me my Gene.
I will once again walk beside you and once again fulfill my
So unit-- -------
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cans of soup/stew, seven cans of
Chef Boyardee, eight cans of veg-
etables, 22 cans/cups of fruit, two
packs of tuna salad with crackers,
eight packs of cookies, two packs
of muffin mix, four packs of Kool
Aid, six boxes 'of Jello mix, 30
cups of pudding, 12 juice drinks,
six cups of applesauce, three jars
of baby food and other miscella-
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The food items were presented
by Susan Vaughan of Florida Com-
munity Bank to Aida Barnhart of
the Hendry-Glades Homeless Co-
alition. The food was delivered to
the United Way House where it
will then be distributed to those in
need. The Hendry-Glades Home-
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Thursday of each month at the
United Way House in LaBelle. All
are invited to attend these meet-
ings and learn more about the lo-
cal homeless mission.
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Ford Motor Company awards $7,500 to LaBelle High School
LABELLE, Fla., April 11, 2008 -
LaBelle High School was awarded
$7,500 this week by Ford Motor
Company and Langford Ford. The
money was awarded in addition
to more than $1,500 raised at their
Cruise 4 UR School test drive event
in December. Cruise 4 UR School is
a national Ford program designed
to raise money for local schools-
during a day-long test-drive chal-
lenge, Ford Motor Company and
local Ford dealerships donate $20
for each vehicle test driven. As a
Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
Ford Motor Company and Langford Ford presented a check
for $7,500 April 14 to LaBelle High School. The money was
awarded in addition to more than $1,500 raised at their Cruise
4 UR School test drive event in December. Cruise 4 UR School
is a national Ford program designed to raise money for local
schools during a day-long test-drive challenge, Pictured from
left: Pat Langford, Coach Dave Kelly and Paul Langford. The
Langfords said they are honored to be able to give back to
LHS, their alma mater.
PAUL ROSER V
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special incentive, Ford awards an
extra donation to the high school
that generates the most vehicle
sales in conjunction with their test
drive event. LaBelle High School,
who partnered with Langford Ford
in December, placed second in the
nationwide challenge. A $7,500
check will be awarded to LaBelle
High School on Monday, April 14.
"We have always been an avid
supporter of local education, and
we are excited that Ford is con-
tributing $7,500 to LaBelle High
School athletic programs," said
Paul Langford, General Manager
of Langford Ford. "Cruise 4 UR
School was a great success for
both our dealership and LaBelle
LaBelle High School will use
the additional money to purchase
track equipment and fund new
construction on its softball dug-
outs. Since county funding does
not include provisions for athletic
programs, the money will go to-
ward much needed updates for
athletic equipment and facilities.
"Langford Ford has always
been a strong supporter of LaBelle
High School and our athletic pro-
grams, and we were proud to part-
ner with them for this fundraiser",
said Coach David Kelley of LaBelle
High School. "We appreciate Ford's
generosity and look forward to im-
proving LaBelle's athletic program
with this additional funding."
Since December, high schools
throughout the U.S. have part-
nered with local Ford dealerships
to host Cruise 4 UR School events,
resulting in more than $64,000 in
donations from Ford.
About Langford Ford.
Oscar Langford was awarded
his first new vehicle franchise in
1964 and has been going about
the business of satisfying the ve-
hicle needs of the good people
of LaBelle and the surrounding
Southwest Florida area ever since.
Today the business is operated by
Oscar's two sons, Paul and Pat.
Both have been involved in the
business for over twenty five years.
Together they, along with a team
highly trained and highly motivat-
ed to meet or exceed all custom-
er expectations, have achieved
owner loyalty that ranks among
the very best in the industry. For
more information about Langford
Ford, please visit www.langfordy-
About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global
automotive industry leader based
in Dearborn, Michigan, manufac-
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* 1,446 sq. ft. under air. New carpet, corner lot.
* Great investment potential! 1BR1RIB Iome on
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priced to sell. $34,500
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* Need more "living" room? 2,152 sq ft of luxu-
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* Size will surprise you! 2BR/2B home on
10+/- acres is very well kept and former mod-
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* Plenty of room for gardening on these
2.29+/- acres with a 3/2 manufactured home.
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* Minutes from tranquility! Nice 3/2 manufac-
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* Want country living without the long drive to
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* Priced to sell under appraised value, 3/2 split
floor plan. Centrally located $75,000.
* Iome Sweet Home! Affordable, completely
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* .29 +/- acre in Belmont S/D, Priced to sell at
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********** COMMERCIAL **********
* Log Cabin BBQ Centrally located in LaBelle
with 167+/- feet of frontage on SR80. Possible
Seller financing, calll for terms. $519,0001
* Commercial Property located in the heart of
houses one restaurant and two offices. o two
ways about it this is a great buy, rent them all or
open your own business. $400,000
* REDUCED! Great investment property!
Located just feet from SR80 in LaBelle. The
.11.1iii, ha:s over 1800 square feet of office
space and has plenty of room for parking. The
floorplan has the advantage of being able to he
split into 2 separate rental offices, while still
providing a common lobby area. $398,900
* Prime 20+/- acre potential commercial parcel
located near \est Glads Elementary in Muse
antl just minutes away from d ntowntown LaBelle.
$3.50 per square foot.
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city limits near town, $155,000.
* Commercial property with visibility from SR
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Trisha Arnold, Denise Walker,
Beverly Curus, Pqiry Walker,
Wayne Simmons, Charlene Bowen
Fully furnished 4/2.Palm Harbor manufactured
home on 10 +/- beautiful acres. $769,000.
Scenic setting in \West Glades Co. 2080 sqft 3/2
home on 5 ac. w/ 24x40 workshop & covered porch-
Hushed privacy & huge Staghorn ferns grace the
oaks on this 5 ac. 3/2 partially furnished M/H, dou-
ble wrap insulation on walls, insulated ganlalume
roof, large front porch, & over 1000 ft of wood deck-
ing. w/a little TI.C the other M/H could easily be a
rental/guest home. One of the prettiest 5 ac in the
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 i.i.1iI,,1i, rooms, family
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Fully furnished 2/2 mobile home on cleared & land-
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the many added features. $140,000
Newer 3/2 w/beautiful fireplace in family room.
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4/2 M/H on fenced .50 ac. Concrete parking.
Separate laundry room, security willndws, & water
3/2 doubilewide M/I ol 2.5 +/- ac in Pioneer
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.40+/- ac lot off CR 78 in nice established neighbor-
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.40+/- ac lot acrss from Caloosa Estates S/I. 20x20
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.23 +/- ac on Shady Lane in Ortona. $35,000
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.21 +/- ac. Residential lot in Tropical Gulf Acres in
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Wide variety of homesites in all units of Port LaBelle.
Something for everyone -, 1/4 ac. to 1/3 +/- ac.
Starting at $11,500.
Development potential 8.2 +/- ac of high density
future land use. $975,000
1.15 +/- ac of commercial property w/Cowboy Way
4.61 +/- ac zoned 1-2. $550,000
Located one block south ofHwy 80 on Bridge St this
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Additional out parcels and seller financing available
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Additional building site to the east. Building previ-
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Centrally located one block off SR80 & one block
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8 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, April 17, 2008
Eastern Star serving children
Many containers of aluminum tabs are still being collected by Moore Haven Chapter #116
Order of Eastern Star to be donated to the Araba Shrine Temple in Fort Myers. The proceeds
from this project will benefit in the transportation of children from this area to the Shriners
Burn Center in Galveston, Texas and/or the Shriners Orthopedic Hospital in Tampa, FL, two
of the twenty-two Shrine Hospitals. All medical and transportation services are at no cost to
the children or their families. Pictured is Mrs. Doris Benoit, P.M. who coordinates this project
for Moore Haven Chapter and Noble William A. Nordstrom representing 111. Sir Melvin R.
Stiles, Potentate of Araba Shrine Temple in Ft. Myers. The group meets in Clewiston since the
Clewiston, Moore Haven and LaBelle chapters merged.
Okee man stung by
GAINESVILLE -- The Florida probability that the bees are Afri-
Department of Agriculture and canized. Full morphometric test-
Consumer Services, Division of ing -- which measures body size,
Plant Industry (FDACS-DPI), in wing and leg length, and other
cooperation with the University identifying characteristics -- is ex-
of Florida's Institute of Food and pected to be completed later.
Agricultural Sciences (UF-IFAS) A training session for first re-
today announced that a resident spenders and outdoor workers
of Okeechobee County died as a will be held Tuesday, April 15, at
result of being stung over a hun- the Okeechobee Extension Office'
dred times by bees that initial lab on Highway 98. A public infor-
results indicate are Africanized mation session will also be held
honey bees (AHB). The victim's from 5 to 6:30 that evening. For
name had not been released at information, contact Daniel Cul-
the time of this announcement. bert, UF-IFAS, at (863) 763-6469.
Though numerous domestic The Florida Department of Ag-
animals and livestock have been riculture and Consumer Services
killed by AHB in Florida, if further monitors over 500 AHB bait traps
testing confirms these were AHB, throughout the state. AHB are
this would be the first human fa- the defensive cousins of Euro-
tality. In other states where AHB pean honey bees which, through
are established, there have been Florida's vital honey bee industry,
over 17 human fatalities since provide pollination that result in
1990. the production of approximately
The stinging incident hap- one-third of the food we eat and
opened on April 9 in a rural area three-fourths of Florida's agri-
in the northwest section of the cultural crops. Public and farm
county. Though details of the inci- worker safety are major priorities
dent have not been confirmed, it for the beekeeping industry.
was reported that the victim was Since their initial discovery in
attempting to dismantle a trailer Florida in 2002, AHB have been
where a nest of bees had been' positively identified in all Florida
observed by him approximately counties south of Marion County,
one week before. County rescue with the majority of stinging inci-
Sworkers transported the victim to dents in South Florida. Reports
an area hospital where he died of possible Africanized honey
after being on life support for an bee nest sightings or stinging in-
extended period. Medical staff in- cidents are received regularly by
dictated that the victim had a fatal the Department.
allergic reaction to the bee stings. The Department has been
On April 10, a DPI apiary in- working with UF-IFAS to provide
spector went to the site of the presentations to over 150 state-
attack with county fire and res- wide organizations. In addition,
cue personnel to collect samples staff have exhibited information
for laboratory analysis to deter- at conferences, festivals, and
mine if the bees were African- fairs; distributed thousands of in-
ized honey bees. The colony has formation packets; and provided
been destroyed. The samples are interviews to news media and
being analyzed at DPI's Gaines- interested parties on AHB. This
ville laboratory and preliminary grassroots public education effort
testing methods indicate a high has resulted in reaching an es-
timated 4.5 million people. The
Department and UF-IFAS plan
to continue to work to reach as
many people as possible in all of
Florida's 67 counties.
The Department's helpline and
county extension offices receive
frequent calls from people who
know about the dangers of AHB,
but are confused about what they
are supposed to do if they see a
nest of bees. They should never
try to remove a nest themselves.
A list of licensed pest control op-
erators by county is available at
To prevent stinging incidents,
the public is urged to follow these
If allergic to bees, always
have a bee sting kit available.
These require a prescription from
-- Eliminate potential AHB
nesting sites. Check walls and
eaves of structures. Plug or
Stay alert for bees. Look for
bees in work areas before using
power equipment such as weed
eaters, lawnmowers and chain-
saws, as noise excites AHB.
-- If bees chase you, run away
and get inside a car or building.
-- Hire a licensed pest control
professional with experience and
training in honey bee removal to
remove the bees and the comb.
Do not attempt to remove it your-
-- Never use "wasp and hornet
spray" on honey bees. Honey
bees are not on the label of most
of these products. They do kill
honey bees, but they also cause
the release of alarm pheromone
that stimulates the rest of the col-
ony to attack.
-- Seek medical attention if
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This seminar will present a (863) 675-0761
unique insight into an ancient
warrior art and will focus on ma-
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This material will be presented in
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to 99 are welcome, please bring
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appropriate or loose clothing,
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are ideal foot wear.
They will be training indoors
at the LaBelle Program Center
located on SR. 29 S. across from ,
the VFW. Please arrive in time to
stretch, warm up and be ready to
study promptly at 10:30 a.m. They
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and will take a break half way 1-866-742-1373
through the days training. Water
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April is Community Banking Month
Washington, D.C. (April,
2008)-The Independent Com-
munity Bankers of America
(ICBA) and First Bank as part of
the annual celebration of Com-
munity Banking Month in April
- are leading a chorus of commu-
nity banks nationwide asserting
that community banks are vital
to the nation and its economic
"The local community banker
understands community needs
and can make quick decisions
regarding funding for housing,
job creation, small businesses
and other local economic needs.
As locally owned and operated
institutions, community banks
are integral to their communities
and engage in community rein-
vestment and community devel-
opment on a daily basis. One of
our primary missions is to ensure
our local communities are vibrant
and thriving," said Cynthia L.
Blankenship, ICBA chairman and
vice chairman and chief operat-
ing officer of Bank of the West,
Irving, Texas. "The nearly 5,000
community bank members of
ICBA offer a wide variety of prod-
ucts and services from standard
savings and checking accounts to
online banking and remote check
deposit to help their customers
manage and grow their money."
"We're close to our customers
and we're close to our communi-
ties," said Miller Couse, President
of First Bank. "ICBA Community
Banking Month is just one way
First Bank shows our apprecia-
tion for our customers."
Each year, thousands of com-
munity banks participate in the
annual ICBA Community Banking
Month. Whether they host special
events with local charities, offer
programs to boost financial litera-
cy, serve their customers refresh-
ments or offer free car washes
at the local drive-through, com-
munity banks ensure that their
customers and their communities
are the center of attention.
Community banks offer impor-
tant-savings products and services
to help their, customers fulfill their
financial goals. One advantage of
saving at a community bank is
that because they are local, they
want to build lasting relationships
with their customers so they work
hard to deliver superior customer
service. A house down payment,
retirement, college, adoption
expenses, vacation, emergency
funds to name a few are all
goals families and individuals
may, have that require savings
and are great reasons to start a
savings nest egg at a community
Finally, Blankenship called
attention to the important rela-
tionship between community
banks and small businesses. "We
understand the needs of small
business owners because com-
munity banks are also small busi-
nesses," said Blankenship. "Com-
munity banks are a vital to small
business, providing funding for
their expansion and innovation.
In our changing economy, small
businesses will continue be the
engine for new- job creation and
Read more about ICBA and IC-
BAs Community Banking Month
at www.icba.org. and visit First
Bank's website at www.firstl-
bank.net for more information
about your community bank.
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LaBelle Little Leaguers stand solemnly at attention during
opening day ceremonies. Come on out to Davis-Pratt field
to enjoy an evening of great fun in the good outdoors.
At right, Hendry County Commissioner and longtime La-
Belle athletic mentor Darrell Harris had the honor of throw-
ing the first pitch at the LaBelle Little League's first game of
buomitea pnoto/Melissa smitn
Next generation of hunters
On Nov. 18, 2007, five-year-old Jay Luke Smith, Jr. shot his
first hog. He shot it with a .22 caliber cricket his Paw Paw
Kenny Smith had given him as a gift. The sow weighed 150
pounds, which helped feed family and friends for their annual
Swamp Cabbage barbecue.
Dany, Julie, Bebe, Ernie and Chriisie
Would like to welcome you to their home away from home!
We want to make you feel like part of the family!
Need a new style or color, relaxer or extensions
How about the best manicure or pedicure in town?
Head on over and see us Mon Sat from 9 am to ???
379 W. Hwy 80, LaBelle, FL 863-674-0086
Se Habla Espanol
Dana Howard Weekley Post 130
AND THE LEGION AUXILIARY
Friday Night Fish Fry
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Also... Deep Fried Chicken, Fish, Crab Cakes, Shrimp, or Combos
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CITY OF LABELLE
I do hereby Proclaim the City of LaBelle Election will be
held on July 15, 2008, for the offices of Clerk
Commissioner, and Treasurer Commissioner, (Deadline
for petition method Noon, May 5. Qualifying week Noon,
May 26 to Noon, May 30, 2008. The voter registration
books will close at 5:00 p.m. June 16, 2008.
Proclamacion de un election por Ciudad de LaBelle el dia
15 de Julio 2008 por oficina de secretario de comisionado,
y tesorero de comisionado (Fecha limited por peticion a
las 12:00 p.m., 5, de mayo, 2008) Calificar tiempo mediodia
26 de mayo, 30 de mayo, 2008. Los libros de registration
sierran 16 de junio, 2008 a las 5:00 p.m.
City of LaBelle
Art. IV Sec. 20
The excitement doesn't end there ... Paw Paw Kenny once
again surprised Luke with a .410 on Swamp Cabbage week-
end and with as much hype and excitement as a six-year-old
can hold they eagerly awaited Spring gobbler season. On
March 8, 2008, Luke shot his first gobbler with his new .410.
The gobbler weighed 18 1/2 pounds, had an 11-inch beard
and 1 1/4 inch spurs.
School lunch menu
Thursday: Hot turkey, ham
and cheese sandwich, lettuce,
tomato and pickles, baked nacho
cheese, spiced apples.
Friday: Manager's choice
Monday: Pepperoni pizza,
tossed salad, applesauce
Tuesday: Turkey, ham, mac
and cheese, broccoli, peaches
diced, dinner roll
Wednesday: Turkey sand-
wich, lettuce, tomato and pickles,
blueberry slush, chicken noodle
Thursday: Spaghetti, roll,
green beans, tossed salad
Thursday: BBQ chicken
sandwich, potato tots baked,
Friday: Corn dog nuggets,
baked beans, mix fruit, oatmeal
Monday: Manager's choice
Tuesday: Hoagie sandwich,
lettuce and tomato, french fries,
tossed salad, dressing ranch,
green beans, roll
Thursday: Turkey sandwich,
baked beans, cole slaw with
The Lee County Archers are
registering new participants. The
following events take place at the
Nalle Grade County Park Range in
North Ft. Myers:
THURSDAY: April 17, 7 p.m.
Monthly Membership Meeting
and 20 Yard Target League.
SUNDAY: April 20, 3D Archery
Shoot at the Nalle Grade County
Park in North Fort Myers. The
shoot is hosted by the Lee County
Archers. A roving field range con-
sisting of 20 3D target stations, and
a 14 station N.F.A.A. field course.
Sign up 8-8:30 a.m.; shotgun start
at 9 a.m. A $10 shooting fee ap-
plies. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-
SUNDAY: May 4, 9 a.m., 900
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Las Noticias en Espanol
y padres nuevas
Mujeres embarasadas, nuevas
mamas o con bebes menos de un
ano, venga al baby shower mar-
tes 22 de abril 1-3 p.m. a Hope
Connections-LaBelle, 475 East
Cowboy Way. Habra juegos, re-
galos y muchos refrescos.
Un maestro de la Escuela Me-
diana de LaBelle fue arrestado por
molestar a un nifio de 12 afios de
manera lujuriosa y lasciviosa.
Derrick Richard Sepp de
32 afios ha sido maestro de
matemiticas en la Escuela Me-
diana de LaBelle desde el 13 de
agosto del 2007. El fue contratado
por el Distrito Escolar Administra-
tivo de Hendry por un period de
un afio escolar.
De acuerdo con un informed de
la Policia de Lake Wales, el nifio
molestado conoci6 al maestro en
un.sitio de la computatora que se
llama My Espacio (Myspace) el
senior Sepp estaba usando el sitio
que se usa "Para Conocer Gente."
Los investigadores dijeron que el
nifio y el maestro arreglaron una
cita para mirarse en el Cinema
Regal que esta en las Tiendas
P6blicas de Lake Wales. El mae-
stro que se identific6 a si mismo
como "Eric" sabia que el niflo
tenia 12 ailos. Ellos se reunieron
en el teatro y se reconocieron uno
al otro por la ropa que Ilevaban.
Adentro del teatro el senior Sepp
acarici6 al nifio y despues cada
uno se fue por su lado.
Despuds de contactar la policia
el niflo y sus padres arreglaron
otra cita con "Eric" en el mismo
teatro. Cuando Sepp lleg6 y quiso
hablar con el nifio que estaba
sentado en una banca afuera del
teatro, fue arrestado y puesto en
custodia sin ningin incident.
La victim identific6 a "Eric"
como la persona que previamente
habia conocido el 15 de marzo.
"Eric" fue arrestado y identificado
como Derrick Richard Sepp de
edad 32 de Fort Myers. Durante
el process del arrest los oficiales
descubrieron que el era un mae-
stro de matemAticas en La Escue-
la Mediana de LaBelle.
Sin embargo, todavia Sepp no
ha sido acusado porque la inves-
tigaci6n contin6a. Este incident
muestra que tan peligroso es
usar los sitios de la computadora
contactando personas descono-
cidas. El Asistente del Supervisor
Escolar R. Scott Cooper, dijo que
los oficiales de Lake Wales lo Ila-
maron inmediatamente despu6s
de la detenci6n de Sepp quien
es Canadiense por nacimiento y
ciudadano norteamericano natu-
Growing good citizens
Thursday, March 27, was voting day for the students and
teachers of Country Oaks Elementary. The students in grades
K-2 cast ballots for their favorite Florida Reading Associa-
tion Book and those students in grades 3-5 voted for their
favorite Florida Sunshine State Book. The voting took place
in the COE Library using voting booths provided by the Hen-
dry County Elections Office with special thanks to Lucretia A.
Strickland, Supervisor of Elections. The office also provided
bags, flags, coloring books and key chains for all who partici-
pated in the voting process. The winning books were, "Say
What" and "Gingerbread Girl." This was a learning experi-
- ence for all of the participants.
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FLUSHING HYDRANTS NOTICE
Starting April 18 and continuing through
April 30, 2008, The City of LaBelle Water
Department will be doing routine mainte-
nance on the water lines. We will
be flushing in remote areas.
You may experience cloudi-
ness for a few days. This is
normal during maintenance
periods. If you have any
questions or concerns,
please call the water plant
i at 863-675-4684.
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New Construction/Replacement Installations
Preventive Maintenance Agreements
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ralizado. El vivi6 en el estado de
Washington antes de moverse a
Antes de ser contratado como
maestro, El senior Sepp habia pas-
ado exitosamente el examen de
toda su documentaci6n personal
asi como sus huellas dactilares
que mostraron que el estaba bien
sin ning6n arrest o incident
El maestro Sepp ha sido sus-
pendido del Sistema Escolar del
Condado Hendry, la inica man-
I r e eA rI
S i , . , '
For as little as $15.00
Serving Hendry Lee
TOLL FREE: 866-675-4436
State Lic. & Ins. CMi-C057157
60+ Homes Statewide
Opening bids from $1,000
Also selling investment
opportunities in Michigan
SMany properties now
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For as little as $15.00
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All types of Roofling,
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Over 20 ycars expcricnce in lhe
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137 S. Industrail Loop Suite 5
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For as little as $15.00
Mobile and Home Repairs
Ceilings, Walls, Floors
OFFICE (863) 675-5919
CELL (863) 673-0861
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Owner Roger Alexander, SR.
Lie HC096.SP and Insured
r"he kin- C(Roup
The alternative to
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274 N. BRIDGE ST
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981 Cowboy Circle L.aBelle, IFL' 33935
Hours: Mon. Fri. 7 am 5pm
Sat. 7 am 12pm
Your local store fir all /your ro!fingi supt)/lies
era de venir al Condado es con
una cita previa. La Oficina de
Certificaciones Para Maestros en
Tallahasee ha sido informada del
incident porque ellos son los re-
sponsables de dejar o quitar una
licencia segin el comportamiento
El Asistente Cooper dijo que
seguridad es la preocupaci6n
mas grande. "El Condado Hendry
solo quiere contratar empleados
y maestros con la mejor moral y
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STATE CERTIRED CLASS A CONTRACTOR
Serving S WFlorida since 1966
A/C & Heating Services LLC
741 S. Bridge St LaBelle, FL 33935
Se Habla Espanol (863) 302-4127
Sales Service Refrigeration
Installation Pool Heaters
State Certified Class A Contractor
CUSTOM HOME DESIGN
AND PLAN SERVICE
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For information call
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Daniel Rennolds, owner
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Licensed & Insured
P -IM .0]I11
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Bush hoggiii, mowiig/grading,
or other jobs?
For as little as $15.00
Mobile Home Setups Inc.
:. New Installations
Re-levels & Repairs
+ Skirting & Siding
UALITY WORK DONE ACCORDING
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MAC'S COUNTRY STORE
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AUCTION Partnership Disso-
lution 652-Acres Divided &
Equipment. Sat., April 26,
11am Turner County, GA.
This property sells in tracts,
combinations of tracts or as
'a whole. 13 tracts with large
& small tracts, 200-acres in
CRP Longleaf & Slash pines
receive Federal payments.
Mature pines on the proper-
ty, 35-acre lake & 7-acre
pond, quaint cabin on lake.
Pasture land ready for hay or
cultivation. Over 6,160 ft. of
frontage on Lee Road. Also
selling a long list of farm &
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buyer's premium. SPECIAL
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Escambia Co., AL. Land for
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The classified ads
13th Annual Citrus Special
Saturday April 19, 2008 9:00 a.m.
196 State Road 62
(Just W of Hwy 17 N)
(85 miles south of Orlando)
Sale Site Phone 863-773-6600
Terry DeMott, Sr. Mobile:
1894 Sylvester Hwy
Moultrie, Ga. 31768
(229) 985-4565 Fax 229-985-0754
Auctioneer: Terry DeMott, Sr. FL
Double & Double Urns. Lo-
cated in Port Charlotte, FL.
BASSETT HOUND/RAT TERRI-
ER PUPPY MIX still nurs-
ing, vie. of, 300-500 blk of
Hand Ave. (863)675-0273
COCKATIEL Grey & yellow,
Vic of Port Labelle COES
area, dearly missed by my-
self & kids (863)675-7878
LOST: CAT/Ig male, white/tan
w/dark brown/black mark-
ings. Vie: of Laurel Oaks Vil-
lage. Call 863-674-1823
PUPPY Male PUG, tan color
w/black face, 1 1/2 yrs old,
about 12 Ibs, vic of Collings-
wood & Tanglewood.
RED NOSE PIT & Hound Mix -
(M), 5 mo., Green collar, 4/13.
Vic of 441 N next to High Schl
BABY KITTENS Free.To Good
Homes. Really cute & nicely
BEAGLES -2 Females 1 M
Walker, 1 Male & 1 Female
Blue Tick, 1 Male Pit Mix to
good homes (561)441-5108
BLACK LAB Male, 8 mo.
w/papers. Very loving. House-
broken. Needs a good home!
GREAT DOG 1/2 Chihuahua,
1/2 Italian Greyhound, 11 mo
old, needs attention & room
to play. (863)261-4253 aft 7
LAB MIX PUPPIES to good
loving home, 10 wks., get
along with cats, paper
PITBULL/LAB & CHIHUAHUA
MIX PUPPIES Free to Good,
loving homes ONLY.
LaBelle, 691 Bennett Ave.
8am to 1pm. Signs posted.
Kimbell Organ, Tools, Nice
Clothing & Lots of misc. items
Find It master. Sell It soon-
er In the classified
Sat, April 19th
7 am til ?
100 Howe Ave
Kitchen Items Books
Clothes and much more
MULTI FAMILY, SALE
MUSE -Fri 4/18 Sat 4/19
7am til ? 1180 Silverlake Rd
Baby items, 18-24 mo, strol-
ler, booster chair, play pen.
Singer sewing machine, vacu-
ums, wringer mop bucket, ex-
ercise equip, microwave,
Rattan tables, collectibles,
cookbooks, lots misc
Sat April 1 9th 8 am til 1pm
County Line Rd to
1170 Alex Blvd follow signs
Lots of stuff, Antiques, Baby
items, clothes, etc
How fast can your carp
go? It can go even faster
when you sell It In the
Do you Experience Anxiety?
There are answers in this
book. Buy and read Self
Analysis by L. Ron Hubbard.
Price $15.00. Hubbard Dia-
For various errands in La-
Belle, Lehigh & Ft. Myers
areas. Drivers license, Ins. &
Background info required.
makes you a more informed
and interesting person. No
wonder newspaper readers
are more successful
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Shaping & Topping
Licensed ana Insured
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Ermdant ent 205
Job Information 225
Job Training 227
Needed to help Land
and Company Engineer in
Immokalee office. Pay
fax resume at 239-657-2337
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Hiring 18-24 Guys/Gals.
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Transportation and Lodging
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Bonus 35-42 cpm Earn over
$1000 weekly Excellent
Benefits Need CDL-A and 3
mos recent OTR
EARN UP TO $550 WEEKLY.
Helping the government. PT
No Experience. Excellent Op-
portunity. Call Todayll
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ment Check. Join Wil-Trans
Lease Operator Program. Get
the Benefits of Being a Lease
Operator without any of the
Risk. (866)906-2982. Must
"Home-based" Internet busi-
ness. Flexible hours. Earn
$2000-$5000+ FT. Start
while keeping your current
job. FREE details.
TRUCK DRIVERS: CDL train-
ing. Up to $20,000 bonus.
Accelerate your career as a
soldier. Drive out terrorism
by keeping the Army National
Guard supplied. 1-800-GO-
has the following openings:
LPN Must have current FL
LPN Lic & 1 yr exp.
have 1 yr exp.
Bilingual Spanish/English pref.
Competitive salary and ex-
cellent benefits. Fax resume
to (863)983-9604 or apply
at FCHC, 315 South W.C.
Owen Ave. Clewiston, FL
2 yrs supervisory exp. needed
and current FL LPN license.
Competitive salary and
POST OFFICE NOW HIRING!
Avg. Pay $20/hr or $57K/yr
nc. Fed. Ben, OT. Offer
placed by Exam Services,
not aff w/USPS which does
Money Lenders 310
Tax Preparation 315
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BETWEEN YOU AND A GREAT
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When you want something
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'f iWere It'sAATAbout qettintw Better"
Full time ER RN III StaSupevisor
Valid FL lic. Min 3yrs exp., ACL, PALS reo.
Perdlem RN Nursing Supsor
Valid FL RN lie. 5 + yrs. clinical exp. Must have 3 yrs charge
or supervisory status. ACLS PALS req.
Full time -Registered Nurse
Must possess a valid FLlicensew/atleast Iyr. e in areaofexpertise.
Full time HIM Supervisor
RHIA with two+ yrs sup exp or RHIT with three+ yrs sup
exp. Must demonstrate an excellent command of the ICD-9-
C Classification system and DRG methodology. Must have
the ability to use computerized medical recordabstract and
encoder, and possess good technical skills.
Full time Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
(ARNP) (HRCCC LaBelle)
Must possess excellent communication skills to interact
with patients, staff, and the community. The center
presently operates during the hours of 8am 8pm
Monday Friday and 8am 12Noon on Saturday. This
position requires flexible scheduling.
Full time Case Manager/UR Coordinator
Clinical position requires FL RN license. Must be able
to demonstrate a high level of financial, interpersonal.
and communication skills.
Full time Inpatient/Outpaient Coder
Must possess knowledge and ability to apply inpatient coding
guidelines. Must possess knowledge of medical terminology
and proficiency in ICD-9 Coding. Must be able to communicate,
both written and orally and maintain confidentiality of all
,patient information. Acute care hospital experience preferred.
Full time Mammographer/Radlographer
Must be ARRT registered with a valid FL License to practice
Full time Admin/Data Support Assistant (Quality)
At least 2 years exp in a data support/admin role. Must
possess strong clerical/secretarial duties to assist Quality
department. Will assist with data compilation, aggregation,
meeting minutes, and other administrative functions; must be
proficient with MS Office applications.
Full time- Food Service Aide
Previous experience in a hospital kitchen environment
preferred. Will perform tray set-up and diet control.
Wanted for Hendry Regional Medical Center in Clewiston,
Florida. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree with five
years progressive experience, and eligible for national certifica-
tion, and must be eligible to seek state of Florida license.
The position serves as a Generalist; works towards implement-
ing the departmental goals of Standardization, realignment,
and maintaining 100% proficiency in the CAP and ICAHO
Accreditations; has responsibility for technically performing the
full range of clinical laboratory procedures including Chemistry,
Hematology, Immunohematology, Serology, and Microbiology.
Must possess a minimum of five years technical experience in
test interpretation, quality control and instrument maintenance,
and must be able to perform phlebotomy and arterial blood
gas collections. This is a full-time position and requires on-call
& weekend rotation.
Wanted for Hendry Regional Medical Center in Clewiston,
Florida. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree with two
years experience, and eligible for national certification, and
must be eligible to seek a state of Florida license. The position
serves as a Generalist; works towards implementing the
departmental goals of Standardization, realignment, has
responsibility for technically performing the full range of clinical
Laboratory procedures including Chemistry. Hematology.
Immunohematology Serology. and Microbiology Must be able
to perform phlebotomy and arterial blood gas collections. This
is a full-time position and requires on-call & weekend rotation.
Qualified applicants may send resume via fax 863-983-0805
or via email to email@example.com
Phone: 863-902-3023 or Fax resume to: 863-983-0805
Drug Free Workplace EOE
READING A NEWSPAPER,,
Get FREE signs!
ELECTRICAL & INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIANS
Ability to troubleshoot and install AC/DC multi-wire control sys-
tems, read electrical schematics, perform layout work, cali-
brate various measuring instruments and perform load
calculations for sizing of wire and breakers.
- Experience with Electro-Hydraulic Systems(PLC,HMI,OEM)
- Control Loops and Transmitters
- Variable Frequency Drives
Email your resume to Jdooley@ussugar.com
ABOUT US SUGAR CORPORATION
Uiited States Sugar Corporation is one of America's largest di-
versified, privately-held agribusiness firms. Located on the
southern shore of Florida's Lake Okeechobee between Fort
Myers and West Palm Beach. US Sugar is an Equal Opportu-
nity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women and
Minorities are encouraged to apply.
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Catch the Excitement
Position Openings Shift Hourly/Salary FulVPart Time
Dining Room Server .....2 .. .Evenings .. .Hourly .... Part-Time
Cocktail Server .........2. .Nights/Grave .Hourly .... Part-Time
Prep Cook ........ .... .. 3. Day/Swing .Hourly ..... Full-Time
Dishwasher ........ .. .2 Days/Swing .Hourly ... Full-Time
Floor Attendant ......... 2 .Swing/Grave .Hourly .... .Full-Time
Maintenance Tech ......1 .... .Swing ... .Hourly .... .Full-Time
Casino Host ......... .1 .All (Flexible) Salary ..... Full-Time
Maintenance Supervisor .1 ... .Flexible ...Salary .... .Full-Time
Public Space Supervisor .1 ... .Flexible .. .Salary .... .Full-Time
Security Supervisor .... .1 ... .Grave'... .Salary .... .Full-Time
The Tribal Council gives preference in all of its employment practices to Native Americans. First preference in hiring,
training, promoting and in all other aspects of employment Is given to members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida who meet
the job requirements. Second preference is given to other members of federally recognized Native American Tribes who
meet the job requirements.
If you are interested in applying for any of these positions complete an Application and return it to the Casino HR
Department. OQualifications for the desired position will be reviewed and you may be given an opportunity to interview for
the position. As with all applicants, hiring decisions will be made by the department to which you are applying.
Family Practice ARNP providing medical
services in infant/child/adult Primary Care
Clinics @ Glades County Health Department.
Pre-employment Drug Testing, Background
screening/fingerprinting required. Bi-lingual
English/Spanish helpful. EEO/AA. Apply on line:
httos:l leoolefirst.mvflorida.com or
Call Alina@ 863-946-0707 x208 or Patti
@863-674-4041 x135 for more details
[ SENIOR REGISTERED
Registered Nurses L1
Public Health Nurse position in Moore
Haven; makes family home visits
and assists in clinics; two years
nursing experience; bi-lingual a plus.
Pre-employment Drug Testing,
required. EEO/AA. Apply on line:
Call Alina @ 863-946-0707 x208
or Patti @ 863-674-4041 x135
for more details.
DAILY WORK DAILY PAY
ALL TYPES OF WORK AVAILABLE
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202 E. Sugaland Hwy. 9ac0 trom Cle, ton Inn)
AMERICA'S FAVORITE Coffee
Dist. Guaranteed Accts. Multi
Billion $ Industry. Unlimited
Profit Potential. Free Info.
How do you find a job In
market? In the employ-
ment section of the clas-
WORK FROM HOME, Ambi-
tious Reps. Run Own Travel
Company. No Exp. Req'd.
$1,000's Paid Weekly In
Commission, Bonuses &
(877)767-3551, ask for Don.
Shop from a gift catalog
that's updated regularly:
Sets up, calibrates and operates machining equipment includ-
ing manual engine lathes, shapers, jig boxes, brakes, grinders,
drill presses, milling machines, and heavy duty presses to as-
semble and or fabricate parts and complex assemblies.
*3 + years conventional machining experience.
*Ability to read and interpret specification manuals, blueprints,
templates and layouts.
*Ability to read caliper's, micrometers and gauges.
*Ability to grind tool bits.
.Ability to work shifts and overtime as necessary.
ABOUT US SUGAR CORPORATION
United States Sugar Corporation is one of America's largest di-
versified, privately held agribusiness firms. We are employee
owned and have world class benefits including outstanding
medical, 401K, retirement income and employee stock owner-
ship. The Company is headquartered on the southern shore of
Florida's Lake Okeechobee between Fort Myers and West
For Immediate consideration please
Email your resume to Jdooley@ussugar.com
Apply online at www.ussugar.com
Stop in the Employment Center on WC Owen Drive
and ask for Yadi.
US Sugar is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a di-
verse workforce. Women and Minorities are encouraged
Cabinets, Doors, Ceramic
Tile, Bathrooms, Kitchens,
Painting, 10% Senior
Discount. 31 yrs. exp.
WANTED: 10 HOMES To show
off our new lifetime exterior
paint. Call now to see if your
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Also do handyman jobs
Air Conditioners 505
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Books & Magazines535
Business Equipment 545
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Drapes, Linens i Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Health & Reducing
Household Items 630
Medical Items 650
Musical Instruments 660
Office 'Supplies/ '
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685'
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 7110
Tos & Games 730
Wanted to Buy 740,
CENTRAL HEAT & AIR UNIT -
Goodman 48k btu, serviced
every year, like new. $1500
or best offer. (863)763-3932
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Sharon or Ashley
trouble shooting, set-up,
up-grades, systems built,
tutoring. Win.95, 98,
2000. ME, XP licensed.
Call Gary 863-675-7925
AMY'S AUTO DETAILING
We will come to you
Get it Clean !
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A CHANCE TO WIN
A SPA VACATION
439 W. Hwv 80
DOUBLE OVEN KitchenAid,
new cond, .white, inclds
match undercounter micro-
wave. $200 (863)484-0332
MINI FRIDGE good cond.,
REFRIGERATOR Ice maker
be hooked up in it. Good
condition. $175. or best of-
Sears, Kenmore, Almond,
Matching Stove. Runs very
good. $175. (863)612-6575
side by side, works well,
good shop fridge. $275.
REFRIGERATOR GE, White,
w/ice maker, GE electric
stove. Exc. cond. $350. Will
shelves that roll out, icemak-
er, exc. cond.,. like new,
$275 neg. (863)675-2596
REFRIGERATOR side by
white, black trim, exc. cond.,
STOVE Whirlpool, good con-
dition. $75 (863)763-4220
STOVE 'Whirlpool, works
good & Refrigerator West-
inghouse, $100 for both or
best offer. (863)885-2758
WASHER Kenmore & Whirl-
pool dryer. Good shape.
$200. for both
WASHERS & DRYERS
$95 & up,.1 yr warranty
REFRIGERATORS & STOVES
Salon-male pedicure cart,
black w/ 2 drawers, new
$1100 or best offer
(863)763-7497 after 6 p.m.
TANNING CANOPY Sunquest
2000S, 10 bulb, $100 or
best offer. 863-634-5888
WOLFF TANNING BEDS As
Low as $28 a month! FREE
DVD Player Order by
4/25/08 CALL ETS Tan TO-
BIKE 21 speed, 26" Magna
Womens bike and car carrier
rack. $50 (863)840-0442
MOUNTAIN BIKES (3) 26",
$150 will sell separately.
NATURAL HEALING 8 large
volumes, covers everything
from A-Z,'07 series. $125 or
best offer. (863)467-0627
ROMANCE BOOKS (20) Lewis
Amore $10 (863)763-1059
ROMANCE BOOKS (80) Har-
lequin $10 (863)763-1059
BUILDINGS FOR SALE! "BEAT
NEXT INCREASE!" Deposit
holds for 3 months. 25x40
$6100. 30x40 $7300. 35x70
$12,290. 40x80 $14,900.
Many others. Manufacturer
s i n c e
QUANTUiI HUT 40 x 44 x
15, never assembled. $4500
(863)357-2795 after 6pm
QUANTUM HUT 40x44x15,
Paid $6000. Asking $4500.
(863)357-1975 After 6pm
FLOOR TILES 50-60 tiles,
18"x6", All for $40. or best
TILE 10 cases, 4'/ x 4,
Daltile brand, White glazed ce-
ramic, K101 441P1 shade
5550. $100. (863)635-9084
WATER SYSTEM Complete,
1.5hp pump, water softener,
Pressure tank. Like new.
$700 neg. (863)763-3932
BABY ITEMS Crib, Stroller,
High Chair & Walker, $170
will sell separately.
BOB THE BUILDER Thomas,
Scooby Doo, 10 pc sheet
set, fits toddler matrss, good
cond. $25 (863)763-6131
TODDLER BED Sportscar
from Little Tykes w/crib mat-
tress. $100. or will sell sep-
TOYS For infants to 3 years
of age. $60 takes all or will
(863) 763-6131 Okee area
9 prs. of mens Ralph Lauren
pants, 36 x 32, like new,
misc. women size 2-6 avail.
(863)763-7497 after 6 p.m.
WEDDING DRESS sz. 12/14,
beaded white satin, $400 or
best offer. (863)228-0926
BASEBALL : Atlanta Braves
World Series, $100.
COLLECTOR PLATES (6) num-
bered- Franklin Mint Amer
Folk Art collection, asking
HIGHWAYMAN PAINTING J
NASCAR (2) #3 Earnhardt
Sr. diecast bank, $200 will
DELL COMPUTER Window
Vista, Network ready. Brand
new, never used. Still in box.
DELL XP COMPUTER com-
plete. $125 Call Tony at
DESKTOP PC'S (3)- 2 HP Pa-
vill's, 1 Gateway, w/moni-
will sep (863)675-3752
MONITOR: KDS 19", CRT,
Beige. Used 1 week. $75.
(863)675-4970 Iv. msg.
SCANNER: UMAX, Like newt
Works w/ Pentium I & II
Mother board computers.
$35 (863)675-4970 Iv. msg.
BED Huntington king size,
solid wood, 7ft hdboard & 7
ft dresser w/mirror, 12 draw-
ers. $1100 (863)228-2311
BED Queen size with mat-
tress & box spring. $100.
BUNK BEDS heavy duty
frames, Full size top & bot-
tom, $250. (863)610-3147
BUNKBEDS Red/metal, twin
top, full bottom, includes
comforters, curtains & val-
ance. $100 (239)986-0174
CHINA CABINET Large Drex-
el, walnut color, solid wood,
located in Loxahatchee.
$250 (561)793-9463 eves
CORNER COMPUTER DESK -
white/pine, good condition,
$100 or best offer.
COUCH Full size, Floral de-
sign. $175 (863)675-2804
Powerful deep cleaning
truck mount system
Ilonii, Maintsiarie & JRepair''s loo
20- F ,+ r ',x./l.ocaill oiiimi'd r& Opri'tlted
NOW AVAILABLE 2008 POST
OFFICE JOBS. $18-$20/HR.
NO EXPERIENCE, PAID
TRAINING, FED BENEFITS,
(800)910-9941 TODAY! REF
PALLETS 40" x 48", Oak,
Used once. $5.
TARP Complete w/ frame.
8'Hx12'Wx30'L. Great or
Boat or Auto. $200
TRAP MACHINE outers, sin-
gle stk., auto, w/100' control
system & 12v heavy duty
batt., $700. (772)530-6448
COUCH beige background,
w/blue &,burgundy flowers,
like new, $400.
COUCH Leather, Ottoman,
Camel color. Good condition.
Couch w/ air bed mattress,
full size, floral beige w/green
& orange, $500 neg.
DINETTE SET With 4 chairs
& cushions, good condition.
FURNITURE French Provin-
cial, Lexington, solid wood,
9 pcs., BR & more, $800 sell
LIVING ROOM SET 7 pc.
$500 or best offer.
LR SET 8 pc., white leather
sofa & loveseat, 2 lamps, 3
tables & Ig. TV armoire,
ROCKING CHAIR inside/out-
side, like new, exc. cond.,'
$65 or best offer.
SOFA & LOVESEAT Good
condition. Country blue &
white. $150. (863)467-1540
SOFABED Queen size, excel-
lent condition, never used,
beige pdrint. $200
TABLE wrought Iron, beveled
glasstop, w/4 upholstered
chairs, new, $150 now!
TABLES Coffee & 2 End,
Glass w/ cherry wood. $150
TV TABLE With pull out
drawers. Oak. $125.
(863)675-1033 Leave mes-
TWIN BED SET White, com-
plete, 'Good condition. $175.
or best offer. (863)677-5222
WICKER DRESSER 3 draw-
ers and many more match-
ing pieces $225 or best offer
for all (863)467-6484
GOLF CLUBS Left handed,
full set irons/1-7 metals. Like
new bag. $400.
NEWTON 1st type standard,
cal. 30 USG (30.06), dbl. set
triggers, exc. cond., $795 or
best offer. (863)763-5120
SAVAGE Model 99, Unertl
scope, cal. 300 Savage, very
good cond., $575 or best of-
AB LOUNGER $50 or best of-
TREADMILL Proform 755
CS, like new condition,
WEIGHT BENCH All in One,
GOLD FROG Lovely, dia-
mond encrusted 18K gold.
$900. Please call after 6pm
(863)983-8792 ask for Lisa
WROUGHT IRON PATIO FURN
from Rob & Stuckey, ask-
ing $500- 971 E. Lincoln
Ave, Labelle to see.
NECK MASSAGER Tony Lit-
tle, Used one time. Works
WALKER Hugo, with brakes
& seat, like new. $60 or best
WALKER Nova Cruiser De-
luxe with handbrakes and
seat. $75 (863)467-0031
WHEEL CHAIR- Merit. Electric.
New condition. $2000.
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
ANTENNA TOWER 40 ft.
$250 (863)763-4525 or
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from Home. *Medical,
*Computers, *Criminal Jus-
tice. Job placement assis-
tance. Computer available.
Financial Aid if qualified. Call
children, etc. Only one sig-
nature required! *Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays
(8am-6pm) Alta Divorce,
LLC. Established 1977.
HAM RADIO EQUIPMENT -
$300. or best offer. Call for
more details: (863)946-1481
AVANTI w/small refrigera-
tor below. For office or
home. $20 (863)763-7983
electronic, Spertra mixer,
Amp., Crumar accorder.
PIANO Young Chang, Pol-
ished Ebony, Full size. Excel-
lent condition w/ bench.
RECORDER ROLAND, VS -
2000. Digital Studio Work-
LEGAL FILING CABINET 2,
2) drawer, Buff color, Metal
AKC Champion sired
Toy Fox Terrier pups $500
BABY BUNNIES 5, Mixed, 8
weeks old. $25. or will sep-
DOG BOX 3x3x29", single,
diamond plate top & ply-
wood bottom, $300
DOG BOX 4x4x24", dbl. w/2
swing doors, diamond plate
top & center, plywood bot-
tom, $400. (863)467-7197
HAPPY JACK(R) Mange Medi-
cine: promotes healing &
hair growth on dogs & hors-
es due to 'hot spots' fungus
or mane dandruff. At farm,
feed & hardware stores.
ITALIAN MINI GREYHOUND
PUP Reg. shots, great little
dog. $250 (863)697-9103
Demo Homesites Wanted
Now! In selected areas! For
the New Kayak Pool The
above ground pool with in-
ground features. Save $ with
this unique opportunity. Free
TION/EZ Financing. Call
SWIMMING POOL Sand &
Sun. Complete, Simple set.
$50 (863)643-8880 Okee
SUBWOOFERS 2, JBL Power
Series 10" in enclosed rec-
tangular box. 26.75"x13.75"
SUBWOOFERS 2 Quantum
12" Cozmik Series. In a port-
ed box w/2 Q800.1 800watt
amps. $600. (561)697-1944
CURTIS MATCHES 19" with
remote. Good, Clean condi-
tion & ready to use. $25.
EMERSON 9", AC/CD with
remote. Has all cords & rab-
bit ear antenna. Good, Clean
cond. $25. (863)357-3786
HDTV Samsung 32" flat tube,
2 years old with owners
manual & remote. $300 or
best offer (863)634-6897
AIR COMPRESSOR 5hp with
20 gal. tank. Asking 175.
CAR DOLLY/portable crane -
$350. Call 863-697-6625
CHAIN SAW asking $125
visit 971 E. Lincoln Ave, La-
belle, to see.
DIESEL GENERATOR 5 kw,
3000 like new, $300..
GENERATOR Norstar Pro Se-
ries 550, 120v/20amp,
120/240v-20 amp, 9hp,
runs, $100. (863)763-2036
RIGID TABLE Saw Model
3612, sold new for $700,
used in good shape, $300.
IROBOT VACUUM Works ter-
rific, will complete approx 2
rooms before charge Is need-
ed. $150 (863)357-8265
VACCUM Kirby with all at-
(863)675-1033 Leave mes-
VACUUM Kirby The Ultimate
G Series. All attach. Extra
bags. DVD Owners Manual.
makes you a more Informed
and interesting person. No
wonder newspaper readers
are more successfully
SADDLE New 16" Win-
tec/Western Sinch, alum stir-
rups, seat saver lambskin.
SHOW CHAPS Black suede,
size 8-10, great shape,
comes with case. $75
WESTERN SADDLE- New,
black/tan, not top grade
leather, 16" seat. $200
Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed/Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Services Wanted 830
Lawn & Garden 850
TRACTOR '58 Allis Chalmers.
WD model, restored, runs &
looks great! $4800
TRACTOR- '57 641 Ford, mo-
tor runs, tranny broke, has
extra parts, $1500
HORSE TACK breast collar,
head stall, roper reins, tie
down, never used, $65.
PONY Min Shetland, 14 yr
old black & white paipt mare,
kid safe. $950
BUSH HOG Rhino, 6 foot.:
FERRETS 3-(F), 1-(M), With
large cage, all accessories
for $250. or. best offer
GRASSHOPPER MOWER 27
hp, 61" cut. $3900
LAWN MOWER Yard ma-
chine w/mulcher blades.
LAWN SPRAYER Or com-
plete pest control unit. $475
or best offer, call for,details.
vacuum with bag, new con-
dition, $55 or best offer. Call
MULCHER/LAWN VAC Cou-
gar, like new. $200
PATIO TABLE, CHAIR & 2
BENCHES Concrete, $200.
or best offer. (863)824-0981
RECLINERS Pair, Outdoor
folding gravity w/steel
frames. Padded head cush-
ion $130. (863)532-1584
RIDING MOWER Craftsman,
11 hp eng w/electric start,
S38" cut, runs great. $180
RIDING MOWER Yard Ma-
chines by MTD, 13 hp eng
w/electric start, 38" cut, runs
great. $150 (863)763-7875
RIDING MOWER Zero turn,
42" Dixon. $800
RIDING MOWER- Snapper,
11.5hp, $200 or best offer
BEAUTIFUL PUREBRED BEEF-
MASTER BULL 6 mos old,
Every Monday-12pm & every
Tuesday-11 am. 763-3127
Business Places 910
Farm Property -
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
2, 3 & 4 Bedrooms
Come in & ask us
TWO UNITS Close to airport.
25x50 or 1 unit 50x50
w/bath. Overhead doors. No
auto repair. (863)675-3010
$11,000! Only $199/Mo! 5%
down 20 years @ 8% apr.
Buy, 4/BR $326/Mo! For list-
ings (800)366-9783 Ext
COUNTRY VILLAGE- lbr, Iba,
must have good ref's & sec.
Non smoking environment.
No pets, $550/mo
Barber Real Estate
EUCALYPTUS VILLAGE -
Large 3 BR, 2 BA House. No
pets allowed. Non Smk. Env.
$900 mo. + Ref's. & Sec.
Required. Margaret Barber
Real Estate (863)675-5968
LaBelle 1700 sqft Dbl M/H
3br, 2ba, on Fenced 6.4
acres with pond, $1000.
mo. Cell# (865)403-9181
LABELLE 2br, Iba, screen
porch, Ig shed, patio area
w/picket fence, $650/mo,
(863)675-0104 .pets ok
LABELLE- Pool Home, on Ige
lots, loads of trees, 2br,
2ba,extra roonm/apt. Lg cov-
ered porch, $825/mo
MOORE HAVEN 3br, 2ba, All
apple, W/D, laminate floors,
garage, handicap access.
1100 mo. (863)946-3333
PORT LABELLE: 3071 Beech-
wood Cir. 3br/2ba, gar. New
home $900/mo. Call
Pretty Two Room Cottage near
U-Save and Taco Bell, La-
Belle, a/c, shaded lot, city
water & septic, no pets,
$525 mo. + $525 sec.,
lease, ref's. (863)675-2392
#1 Riverfront Home
471 Old CR78
3 bedrooms-2 baths
w/brand new kitchen!
Extra large dock & % acre
On the Caloosahatchee
Reduced to only
$1200 a mo!
1st, last & 1 mo.
#2 Great Family Home
460 Grant St
3 bedrooms -2 baths
Large family rm & garage
Big yard w/privacy fencing
Only $990 a mo.
1st, last & 1 mo.
Call Broker Owner
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ROOMS FOR RENT
PORT LABELLE INN
SRefrig, Microwave, Elec,
Cable, Phone & Internet.,
$650 plus tax per month
$330wkly, $59 Daily
Please Call 863-675-4411
1 Oxbow Dr, LaBelle, FL
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
* Fulltime bilingual Site Manager
* Rental rates starting at $529 plus Utilities
701 W Ventura, Clewiston
8:00 AM 3:00 PM, Mon-Fri
Eq ual Housing Opportunity
Caloosa Belle. Thursday, April 17, 2008
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
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
PORT LABELLE 2 br, 2 ba,
new apple, ceramic tile floor,
closed in Florida rm, furn.
One man's trash Is anoth-
er man's treasure. Turn
yoe trash to treasure
with an ad i the clssl-
[Hoses- Sle 02
BEAUTIFUL SETTING FOR SALE!!
2/2 doublewide, 1,295 sq. ft., on
quarter acre lot, waterfront,
extra long drive and high
carport, cathedral ceilings
580 Bennett Ave. in LaBelle. 10%
down payment, financing avail-
able. Appraised at $113,000
REDUCED to $96,000!!!
Call 239-997-1069 or
LABELLE 5 acres, pond,
house, trees, barns, RV stor-
LABELLE: Near Courthouse
Rent $995 mo. wl0ptionto
buy or owner financing
considered. 3 Bdrm. 2 Ba.
Large rooms. Top Area!
Priced To Sell ASAP
Deal Directly with Owner.
New Home Buyers
Finish off that purchase
right! Visit White's
Furniture & Appliances
1060 Highway 29
WELL MAINTAINED 2/1
w/dining rm, perfect starter/re-
tirement home, located in a
cul-de-sac w/fenced in yard,
int recently painted, tile floors
throughout, new furnace.
10 acres in pvt comm
Starting at $180,000
Owner financing at 5.5% APR
First RIty (561)385-7888
CLEWISTON: 1.93 Acres
on cul-de-sac, 250 Taft
Blvd., 509' Frontage, for
sale or lease. 561-985-7570
MONTURA RANCH ESTATE
1.25 ac. on paved main road.
412 Bald Cypress Ave.
$40,000 neg. (561)985-7570
Investment Properties: 3 lots
& 3 M/H. Currently rented.
Income of $18,000. yearly.
$120K. or best offer.
For details call (561)261-076.6
PORT LABELLE LOTS -
$1000 down, $155 per month,
3 Auctions! Prime develop-
ment & residential RE, Ter-
rell, Sumter, Worth Co., GA,
April 25, 10am & 4pm; April
26, 10am. 10%BP; GAL AU-
ASHEVILLE, NC Mountain
Acreage Homesites From
$49,000 Excellent financing
MOUNTAIN CABIN 113
ACRES. ONE HALF MILE
FRONTAGE ON LAUREL
GLADE CREEK ASHEVILLE,
NC ASKING $590,000 Will
sell land separately. Must
Sell. Make offer Owner
NEW ARIZONA LAND RUSH! 1
or 2-1/2 "Football Field"
Sized Lots! $0 Down. $0 In-
terest. $159-$208 per
month! Money Back Guaran-
tee! (866)819-2485 or
SEVEN (7) WOODED ACRES
with 2100 sq.ft. Log Home
Package. Easy Access to In-
tracoastal Waterway. County
Road Frontage with Utilities!
$89,900! Call now
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
VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Log
cabin shell on 2 private acres
near very wide trout stream
in the. Galax area and New
River State Park, $139,500.
Mobile Home Lots 2005
Mobile Home- Parts 2010
Mobile Homes -Rent 2015
Mobile Homes Sale 2020
COUNTRY MEADOWS Newer
dbl wide, 3br,2ba, on one
acre, $850 plus sec dep. Call
(863)675-4573 or 517-1880
LaBelle, 1974 N. Bridge St
1 br & 2br avail, $450. mo. &
up. Ref. & Good Credit. Call
LABELLE 2br,lba, $500/mo
+ $500 sec. dep. Call
(239)246-5106 after 2pm or
leave message. '
LABELLE: 2br singlewides,
Remodeled. Oak trees. $150
& $175 weekly.
LABELLE: Crescent Acres
area, 2br/2ba. Reduced to
Only $100 per week.
863-673-6362. Call now!
NEAR LABELLE 2br, 1ba,
on 2.5 acres w/pond.
NEW 2BR/2B DW in adult
community. Must be age 55
or older. Pool, clubhouse &
yard care included. $595 mo
ready to move in. Call
863-946-2790 or 673-4325
Palmdale Older 2 Bed, prefer
no children. Clean, respon-
sible only need apply
$375 mo 863-673-0955
RENT TO OWN Like new DW
on 1/2 acre. No credit needed.
Ready to move in. Call
BAD CREDIT, No credit, No
problem. 3br/2ba Ready to
move in with your down pay-
ment. Lorena 863-675-4442
MOVE TO YOUR LAND
Mobile Home Angels
FLEETWOOD MH 48 ft,
w/attached carport &
workshop shed, 2 br, 1 ba,
w/d, new hot water heater,
roof sealed & coated. $18,500
or best offer (502)592-0708
LAND/HOME Package deal
$5,000 down. Ready to
move in. No credit needed
LOWEST PRICES on mobile
homes in SW Florida. We
take trade-ins. No down pay-
ment. Deals with your lot eq-
uity. Very easy financing
For Sale By Owner
Palm & Pines Mobile Home
1225 Hwy 29 S., Felda, FL
#25 Jackie Dr. Price:
$25,500.1970 Buck Mobile
Home 12'x60', 2 br, 1 '/ba
Call Darlene: 239-229-9868
*Buyer must be approved
by park owners.
New 3br/2ba DW $41,900
factory clearance sale. Call
for pre-credit approval, easy
to qualify 863-675-8888
New 3BR/2BA Ig DW on your
- lot. 5.5% FH.A. financing
available w/little to no down
NEW MOBILE HOME on '/2
acre lot. Nice neighborhood.
Low down payment. Easy
credit approval 675-8888
No Tiene credit establesldo,o
tiene mal credit nosotros le
puedemos auydar. 3/2ba lis-
ta para ser occupada. (863)
612-6511/ (863) 675-8888
Packete complete de casa
mobile y 1/2 acre de terreno
puede ser sulla con solo
$5,000 deposit. Para mas
PIONEER 2% acres, 3 yr. old
MH; 3BR/2BA, above ground
pool & shed, $125,000.
REPO MUST SELL. Large
3br/2ba 2001 DW in excel-
lent condition. No money
down on your lot. Setup,
NC, tape & textured all incl
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Sport Vehicles ATVs 3035
BASS BOAT Grumman, 15',
w/35hp Mercury motor &
trailer, very good cond.,
BASS TENDER 11.5','97,
Minnkota trolling motor &
CANOE 16" Old Town, Cus-
tom wood seat backs. Out-
board bracket, Paddles.
GAMBLER 21FT '89 150hp
JET BOAT '77 Biesmeyer,
new eng., w/matching trir.,
$4,900. 863-674-0898 or
OLD BOAT Aluminum V-bot-
tom, 14 ft, with trailer only,
no motor. $350 or best of-
OLDER MODEL MAKO -17ft
CC, 90hp Evinrude rebuilt, all
alum rolls tdr, Ig bimini,
GMC CAMPER VAN '86- High-
top, Mechanically restored,
Receipts, $2500. or trade for
auto (561)254-7458 Clewist.
MOTORHOME '87, Itasca
Wirrnrtigo, 36', $5000
SCAMP '76 13ft, refrig, AC,
located in Palmdale.Good
TRAILER/CAMPER TIRES 4,
Brand new, Free Star. Load
Range D-205-75-15. $200.
ALUMINUM PROP for '96
Yamaha outboard motor, will
fit many different models,
14.5"x15", Chrome plated,
Right hand. $30
BOAT TRAILER 14', needs
lights & tires, $150. Call
Charlie at 863-612-6575
BOAT TUNA TOWER -2 gold
plated rod holders. Like new
$300 (561)254-7458 Cle-
JOHNSON MOTOR 15hp,
short shaft, $600
TROLLING MOTOR Minkota
Long shaft. Used 1hr, 501b
thrust. Paid $250 asking
DIRT BIKE Suzuki 50, '04,
Like new condition. A Must
See. $600. Neg.
DIRT BIKE Suzuki RM 250,
'94, Runs OK. Needs some
TLC. Will sell for $500. or
best offer. (863)801-5694
HARLEY DAVIDSON SPORTS-
TER CUSTOM '05- 1200cc,
lots of chrome, low miles,
bring cash make offer
HONDA SHADOW SPIRIT, '02
VT750, 4,065 mi., w/sad-
dlebags, luggage rack, sissy
bar, $3950. (863)673-0656
MOTORCYCLE TRAILER -
Continental, 3 rail. Holds up
to 3 motorcycles. Like new.
MOTORCYCLE TRIKE with
Volkswagen eng., $3,500.
RS50 APIRILA '03 runs &
drives, 85% complete, low
miles, clean title, $500 firm
SHOVELHEAD '84 new tires,
new fenders, gas tank,
$4000 or best offer
YAMAHA VIRAGO, '86 -
700cc, w/saddlebags, new
battery, 12,400 mi., $1500.
YAMAHA V-STAR CLASSIC,
'00 650, exc. cond., 6k mi.,
with accessories, $3800 or
best offer. (863)634-9403
.YAMAHA XS650SH '81,
Rare, Many new parts.
Needs restoration. Asking
E THUNDER 90 '03 Needs
carb cleaned to run. $150
HONDA FOREMAN 500 '05 -
37 hours, excellent condi-
tion. $4500 or best offer.
HONDA RICON 250 $1,600
or best offer. Call
POLARIS SCRAMBLER 400
'00 Needs motor only.
$400 or best offer.
YAMAHA RAPTOR 50, '05 -
great shape, $800 or best
AIRSTREAM LX1000 '88,
34.5', Triple axle, Roof air,
Awning, sleeps 6, Electric
jacks. Excellent cond. Seri-
ous inquiries only. $9850. or
best offer. (863)214-9747
COACHMAN CATALINA '99,
24', Toilet, tub, shower. A/C,
Heat, refrigerator, sleeps 6,
$4900. Firm (863)983-8810
JAYCO 32', New A/C & gas
water heater. Everything work.
Good tires, Elec. hitch. $1700.
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Foreign Cars 1030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks41040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 14050
Sport Utility l405:5
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
BOX CHEVY '80 2 dr, inside
done in green & purple, runs
good, needs to be painted
BUICK CENTURY '97 58k
miles, loaded, cold a/c, new
BUICK SKYLARK '90 needs
head, interior like new, $600
or best offer (863)801-4519
CADILLAC ELDORADO '1971
Convertible. Red. Runs great.
CHEVY CAVALIER '00, 97K,
great condition. $3,500.
CHRYSLER SEABRING CONV
'97 Loaded, leather, runs
great, 6 cyl, auto. $1950
CHRYSLER SEBRING, '02 -
silver, 4 dr., V6, 87k mi.,
loaded, leather int., $5,000.
HYUNDAI ELANTRA '03, -
good condition, well main-
tained, auto, good gas saver,
JEEP CHEROKEE, 1995 4
door, AT, p/b, p/s, a/c. Very
good tires, great transporta-
tion. $1,750. 863-357-5725
LINCOLN MARK V '72 very
nice condition, asking $1500
MAZDA PU '94 4x4, asking
$2000 (863)467-8113 after
MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE -
'95, NC, New top. New
paint. Runs great. $3000
(863)763-4746 Lv. msg.
PONTIAC GRAND AM '95 -
75K miles, Auto., Air. Excel-
lent condition. $2500
FORD PICKUP, '51 /2 ton, all
orig., runs great, 41k mi.,
V8, 12v ait., new tires,
BLAZER S-10 '91 4x4, has
rust runs good, $1200 or
Best offer (863)467-5401 or
EZ GO Used, Good condition,
charger, $900 or best offer.
BEDLINER Ford bedliner for
short bed, new, never used.
CAMPER TOP Red Florida
Line fits '99-'07 Chevy Silve-
rado 6.5 bed, like new. $800
or best offer (740)502-5515
CHEVY 350 ENGINE 4 bolt
main. Tunnel Ram, Low mi.,
Roller rocker arms. Cam.
CHROME RIMS 22" w/tires,
Set of (4), fits Trailblaz-
CHROME WHEELS NEW 17"
& Goodyear 24570R17 tires,
fits Dodge Ram 1500, $600.
DIABLO PERFORMANCE PRO-
GRAMMER for 04-05 Che-
vy Duramax Diesel truck.
ENGINE '08 Dodge Cum-
mings, Edge Juice w/Attitude
monitor inc. up to 100HR
FACTORY RUNNING BOARDS
- Ford Super Duty Crew Cab
pickup, fits 99- current $300
FRONT CLIP complete, for
'92 F series pickup, incl.
hood, front fenders & more,
$500 neg. (863)801-4097
HONDA -MOTOR 8hp, side
shaft, $100 or best offer.
JEEP RIMS (4), 5 lug, like
new condition. $200.
MOTOR & TRANSMISSION -
'86, V8, 5.0, Has approx
150K mi. Runs great. $500.
RACK SYSTEM TracRac,
sliding, aluminum, for full sz.
shortbed pickup, $400 or
best offer. (863)697-0328
RIMS & TIRES Set of 16"
Ford SD Lariat w/brand new
265/75/R16 Gen Grabber
At2. $700 (561)261-6421
RIMS- 20", chrome, Star
faced, 60 % tread on tires,
TIRES & RIMS SET 17" Ford
F150 with 20,000 miles. Great
shape. $250. or best offer.
(863)467-1070 Lv msg
TOWING HITCH Reese Draw
Tite hitch with ball iricluded.
TRUCK TIRES (4)
265/70/17, $40 for all.
VAN SEAT for Dodge Cara-
van, blue, good cond., fold
down, $40. (863)674-0098
BED LINER Fits Ford Ranger
Shortbed, Mid to late '90's.
Good cond. $95.
(863)610-0186 after 12 p.m.
CAMPER TOP- for a pickup,
fits 88-98 Chevy 6.5ft bed
truck full size, great shape,
CHEVY S10 EXT CAB '83 2.8
6 cyl, good shape, brand
new tires, $1300 or best of-
DODGE 100 PICKUP, '88 Ea-
gle alum. cap. a/c, auto,
power, quad/stereo $2000
DODGE RAM -'87, Bought to
be restored. Recent tune-up,
Some new chrome. Needs
work $2000 (863)634-6603
FORD '1985, 2 tone, step-
side, New motor. $1500
FORD F150 '83 2 new tires,
runs great, good work truck,
auto, $1000 neg.
FORD F150 '88 New rebuilt
engine w/1'0k miles, 3 spd
auto, great truck. $2000 part
trade cons. (863)634-2364
FORD F150 '94 LWB, 6 cyl,
auto, cold a/c. $1650
FORD F150 '95 -runs good,
good truck, $900 neg
FORD F150 XLT '99, 4x4,
113K mi. Very nice truck:
FORD F250 '96 4x4, AC,
runs good, asking $3800
FORD F350 '89, (with Title)
Diamond-plate flatbed w/
goose-neck hitch, 2WD, Runs
Great! $2000 (863)517-1965
FORD F350 LARIAT XLT '90,
Ext. cab, 2 tone beige/brown.
Cold A/C, Standard. $3000
NISSAN PICKUP '95 good
work truck, 5 speed, $1500
TOPPER Jason, for a short-
bed Pick-Up. Great condi-
tion. $200. (863)801-4949
TOYOTA TUNDRA, '06 reg.
cab, long bed, 17k mi., V6,
auto, a/c, cruise, tilt, cd, exc.
cond., good gas mileage,
$14,000 or best offer.
TRUCK CAP Full size, Good
FORD EXPLORER XLS '99,
Black, 4 door, Runs good.
180K miles mostly j-wy.
$2500. Neg. (239)770-2922
GMC SUBURBAN '88 66K,
350, nice interior, needs
paint $950 or best offer
GMC SUBURBAN '88, HD
Tow pkg. 454 Big Block
Chevy. Runs great. $2500
(863)763-4746 Lv. msg.
Love the earth Recycle
your used Items by seE-
Ing them i the classi-
EQUIP TRAILER '06 Bumper
pull 2 axle 18', ramps, lights,
brakes 10.5K load cap.
EQUIP TRAILER '06 Goose-
neck, 3 axle, 30' x 8', Ramps,
Lights, Brakes, 10.5K load
cap. $3200. (863)697-9704
PULL TRAILER 2 horse
bump. w/tack room, needs
paint touch ups. $1000 or
best offer. (239)691-4675
DODGE CONV VAN '90 new
water pump, rebuilt trans,
new tires, runs great, $1100
DODGE VAN '99 15 Passen-
ger, 121K, PW, PL, Good
tires & eng. Well maintained.
Time to clean out the
attic, basement and/or
garage? Advertise your
yard sale In the classl-
fleds and make your
clean un a breeze
Public Notice 5005
State Public -
Legal Notice 5500
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
T h d 1,,, ,,,, I[, ,T,, ,,,,', ,,I "h
Ih I I l l: llh Ih l" H I ",*i I', 1 "1,ml, hI
hold the ,,i;,i inthly Meeting on
Thursday. 'I'lI io08 at 50 PM.
at The Greentree South Community
Center at LaBelle, Florida, Hendry
other matter that may be brought be-
fore the Housing Commission. Any
person or persons wishing to appeal
any decision made at such meeting
must ensure that a verbatim record is
made upon which the appeal is to be
The meeting will include any business
before the "Hendry County Non-Profit
269602 CB/CGS 4/17/08
NOTICE OF WORKSHOP
HENRY COUNTY BOARD OF
Notice is hereby given that the Hendry
County Board of County Commis-
sioners will hold a workshop on
April 25, 2008 and April 26, 2008,
beginning at 10:30 a.m. each day,
at the EMS Training Facility, 1050
Forestry Division Road, LaBelle,
Forida, to discuss strategic plan-
ning and related issues.
If a person decides to appeal any de-
cision made by the Hendry County
Commission made with respect to
any matter considered at this meet-
ing, he/she will need a record of the
proceedings, and that, for such pur-
pose, he/she may need to ensure
that a verbatim record of the pro-
ceedings is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be
based. No vote or decisions will be
made at this meeting.
Janet B. Taylor, Chair
Board of County Commissioners
269716 CB/CSS 4/17/08
NOTICE OF WORKSHOP
DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
OF HENRY COUNTY
Notice is hereby given that the School
Board of Hendry County will hold a
Workshop to discuss High School Tri-
This Workshop will be held Tuesday,
April 22, 2008 beginning at 4:30 p.m.
at the School Board Meetng Room.
Hendry County Courthouse, 2nd Floor,
25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle,
All interested person may appear and be
heard with respect to the issues at
DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
Dwayne E. Brown, Chairman
269601 CB 4/17/08
CHANCE'S TOWING & RECOVERY WILL
SELL THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES BY
AUCTION @ 210 N. INDUSTRIAL
LOOf LABELLE, FL. 33935 ON THE
FOLLOWING DATES DUE TO NON-
PAYMENT FOR TOWING AND STOR-
AGE CHARGES. PURSUANT TO SUB
SECTION 713.78 OF THE FLA. STAT-
UE. CHANCE'S TOWING & RECOVERY
RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR
REJECT ANY AND/OR ALL BIDS.
APRIL 26, 2008
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269543 CB 4/17/08
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Tech school recognizes newest group of grads
The Education Center of "
Southwest Florida, The South M
Water Management District and
Steel-Tek LLC, met together Fri-
day afternoon to recognize and
congratulate students completing .
training programs funded by tjhe .
SFWMD, coordinated by the EC- '. .-
SWF and conducted by Steeltek. ;
Ten students completed the .
five week intensive Construction
Trades Worker course.
Six additional students, former
graduates of the heavy equipment'
training classes, were also recog-
nized for completing training for
and receiving their Commercial
Drivers License with a Class A en-
dorsement. Submitted photos/Sonny Hughes
Students received certificates Constiruction Trades Worker Class included Rhonda Haag, SFWMD Consul-
for completing first aid, CPR and tant, (kneeling) Brian Thomas, David Smith (Instructor), MR LR Benjamin Submitted photos/Sonny Hughes
OSHA training and complete DuBenion, Keith Brown, Norman Banks, Daniel Kelley, Geri Yoraschek, EC- Six CDL completers with chairman of the Education Center (right), Geri Yora-
certificates from the Education SWF Chairman. BR LR John Seiler, Dequan Latham, Adolfo Guajardo. Not schek and SFWMD Consultant Rhonda Haag, (left). Students left to right:
Center. pictured.are Alberto Diaz and Jose Ortiz.. Bob Daniels, Thomas Henkel, Peter Miller,,Joshua Sainz, Johnnie Williams
Construction students received I and Robert Miller.
leather tool belts with tools and
the CDL students received a gift ,,
card from Wal-Mart. Tee shirts
were given to each student by
SFWMD and everyone including
family guests enjoyed a luncheon
buffet catered by assistant instruc- ....
tor, Joni Beard, and provided by
The next construction class is
scheduled to begin on April 14, at
8 a.m. in Port LaBelle.
Anyone interested in taking .. i
this five week course should call
coordinator Sonny Hughes at the ,,
ECSWF at 4930 Hwy 29 S. or call
Tuition is paid by the SFWMD
and lunch is provided daily. Suc- -
cessful completion of the con- .', "*--,
struction worker class all. \ Submitted photos/Sonny Hughes
to become eligible to apply for Submitted photos/Sonny Hughes Students and guests enjoying catered lunch provided after graduation cer-
CDL training. Child's club house built by construction class as their team project. emonies at The Education Center of Southwest Florida.
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14 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, April 17, 2008
Need a Miracle?
You are invited to Freedom Fel-
lowship Ministries for a Miracles
Expectation Revival. They will be
welcoming Australian Evangelist
Frank Butler while expecting a
mighty move of God. He will be
ministering in their revival April
27-29. There will be two services
on Sunday the 27th: 10:45 and
6 p.m. Services on Monday and
Tuesday begin at 7:30 p.m. Frank
was a founding member and mu-
sician at Hillsong City Church in
Sydney, Australia. In his meetings
countless people have made a
personal decision for Jesus Christ
and many have been healed!
Please plan to attend and allow
God to supply your miracle!
Youth to hold yard sale
The LaBelle Assembly of God
'Youth Yard Sale' will be held on
April 19, at'LaBelle Assembly of
God. LaBelle Assembly of God is
located at 123 Fraser Ave. and the
event will take place from 7:30
a.m. until 3 p.m.
Church youth invite
Parents, send your children to
the New Generation Youth Group.
Grades 3-12 for Christian fellow-
ship, this is a safe environment
for your children to have fun, fel-
lowship and a positive outlook on
They meet the first and third
Friday of the each month from
6-8 p.m. at the First Christian
Church Fellowship Hall.
If you need transportation to
and from youth group or have
questions please call 675-1366.
VBS cowboys and
Parents Are you wondering
how you're going to keep your
kids busy this summer? Here's
a great idea! We all know how
kids enjoy cowboys and horses
so here's a chance to combine a
western theme with Christianity.
First Christian Church is planning
Vacation Bible School June 10-13,
for children ages. 5-12. The time
will be 9 a.m. till noon with lunch
and transportation provided. Your
kids can join them at the *Triple
C Ranch** (temporarily located
at First Christian Church!), oni the
corner of Lee and Ford Streets. For
more information call 675-1366.
Ham and yam
First Christian Church is having
its annual Ham and Yam Dinner
Friday, April 18, from 5-7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $8 per person and are
available at the door. First Chris-
tian Church is at the corner of
Ford and Lee Streets in LaBelle. If
you need further information call
the church at 863-675-1366."
Come to yard sale
Come to the yard sale at the
Church of God of Prophecy in
Moore Haven, on E St. on Satur-
days beginning at 9 a.m.
Free car-care ministry
Caloosa Baptist will be offer-
Signs provide warm welcome
By Patty Brant
Residents and visitors are be-
ing greeted by new signs entering
from the four main entrances to
LaBelle. Resident Paul Kraft put
his mind to the project and final-
ly managed to place them all at
their locations: SR 29N, Cowboy
Way between Bridge and Main
Streets, SR 80E and SR 80W.
Each sign displays informa-
tion on 19 of the community's
churches and four organizations.
For Paul, it was a labor of love he
began about seven months ago.
After confirming which
churches and groups wanted
to be involved, Paul made the
calculations on the sizes neces-
sary for each sign. He laid out
the signs and painted the back-
ground dark green. He then took
them to Lyons Printing, where
they did the white-on-green let-
tering and completed each indi-
Meanwhile, Paul, with help
from Charlie Barnes, painted the
4 x 4 wooden post and chain link
framework ready for the four
signs and then determined ex-
actly where to put them.
Paul contacted Florida De-
Caloosa Belle/Patty Bran
Paul Kraft stands by one of the four newly-erected signs at
the gateways to LaBelle. Paul spearheaded the effort to erect
the signs, which display the names of 19 LaBelle churches
and four organizations.
apartment of Transportation,
careful to ensure that each sign
was placed in an appropriate
place along the main roads com-
ing into LaBelle where visibil-
ity will be maximized but safety
concerns remained foremost.
He said Superintendent of Public
Works Michael Boyle helped him
find locations for the final two
The new signs are intended to
welcome folks to LaBelle and to
acquaint newcomers with some
of the city's religious and organi-
ing car care to single moms or
widows needing the oil changed
on her car. This car-care will be
free of charge on Saturday, April
5, from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Any
Christ the King
"Where everybody is Sonebody ---
andJesus is Lord."
9 a.m Sunday Worship
1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday
10:15 am. Bible Study
.4 miles west of Hwy 29
on CR 78
single mom or widow needing
this free service is asked to please
call the church office (863-675-
HOPE) and make an appointment
for that day. She will need to bring
the oil and oil filter for her vehicle
(available at any auto parts store.)
This is an outreach to help meet
the needs of widows and single
moms in our community.
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LaBelle Youth Livestoc
Exhibited by Drew-Dyess
Sold to Fred Burson and Tom Woodyard for $4,940
Exhibited by Caleb Jordan
Sold to LaBelle Grove Management for $2,184
. Exhibited by Logann White
Sold to Porterfield Oil for $967.50
Exhibited by Haley Stephens
Sold to Dr. Caignet for $948.50
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Labelle 4-H & Live Stock for another successful year!
And a big THANK YOU to the buyers for supporting the
future leaders of tomorrow.
Pete & Vanessa Aguilar
Logann and Haley! We are so proud of you. Best
friends, two redheads, and getting your hog together.
How awesome!!! This will be a special memory that will
last forever for both of you girls.
We would like to thank Sidney Platt, and Colette Willis
for all of your hard work and dedication in helping our
children. It takes special people like you to make 4-H a
success. Congratulations to all exhibitors. Job well done!
The White and Martin Famihly
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USave Supermarket & Hand
Sherwin Willians Paint
C&B Farms, Inc.
Hog Heaven Ranch/Bob & Diane Joyner
3 z Enterprize Inc.
Grady Walker Jackson
Coy Smith Cow Horses
Farm Credit of SW Florida
Olde Cypress Community Bank
Jim & Linda Barfield & Family
Olde Cypress Community Bank
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Coker Horticultural Service
Monty & Tracy Wihslow
Seminole Tribe of Florida
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Seminole Tribe of Florida
Gary & Pam Raulerson
All Star Trucking
4 J's Harvesting
Gary & Pam Raulerson
USave Supermaket & Handy
Marlana Nelson Cole Hamil
Biggerstaff Electric CMA
Flora & Ellas Restaurant
USave Supermarket & Handy
Caloosa Belle Livestock Show & Sale 2008
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JFC Cattle Ranch
USave Supermarket & Handy
Grove & Home Irrigation Service
USave Supermarket & Handy
Gary & Pam Raulerson
Seminole Tribe of Florida