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Holiday season gets official kick off Saturday

Parade, Ramon show, 'Christmas Fest' this weekend
True, the city's holiday Nativity scene that are expected to push 80 degrees on cook-off, when some of Frostproof's
-complete with Baby Jesus still intact Saturday, the church is promising a pile best cooks will whip up a pot of their
so far this year went up. on Scenic of the white stuff, for as long as Mother best chili and participants can buy
Highway several weeks ago. Nature will allow, tastes of each and then vote for their
But Frostproof's "official" start of the The festival features a wide array favorites.
holiday season comes Saturday with a of family fun, and is all free, although The Ramon this year is putting a little
long list of favorites which starts with the church is encouraging those who different spin on its holiday offerings,
the First United Methodist Church's attend to bring a canned good that with a special.performance from "The
"Christmas Fest" and ending with will be: donated to the Frostproof Care Nutcracker" featuring the profession-
the huge Christmas parade that will Center to help those less fortunate this al Florida Dance Company and its
conclude with the colorful spectacle Of December. trainees. Cost is just $10 a person, and
Santa's arrival. The church is located at 150 DeVane the gala show will start at 2 p.m. Tickets
And with Santa's arrival, that must St. Also in the official "forecast" is are available at the Ramon box office,
S mean snow, because after all, it's not bounce houses, train rides, a petting or online at
Snowproof where we live. zoo, pony rides and a chance for chil- And the day will conclude with
Snow is in the forecast Saturday in Frostproof, The snow will come courtesy of dren to complete their own Christmas Frostproof's spectacular Chamber
thanks to thegood folks at the First United Christmas Fest, which will run from craft.
Methodist Church. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Despite temperatures Also returriing is the popular chili FEST 120

History in the making

Frostproof's past Felt stepping down

chronicled in new book as head of museum
By JAMES COULTER to Frostproof, By BRIANACKLEY she said with her
the city gotsitssa enth i mik sf
Most Frostproof residents are name. Theipublishing of a new b6ok on week. "We ddnt-
familiar with the traditional tale about Or was it? Frostproof's history is also marking miss out on the
the naming of their ton. In her new a change at the rostproofHistorical earlyhistory.
i 1892, the community decided on book "Frostproof Musetum. Some cities wait-
the name Keystone City. They submit- Treasures, The only director the museum has ed until they lost
ted the application to the Fort Meade the History ever nown, June Felt, has stepped their pioneers."
post office, but it was rejected and sent ofFrstproof down from that post, which is now Felt's love of all
back .. '. Florida to 1910," being filled bythe book's author, and things Frostproof
The community voted again, this Bea Reifeis chal- close friend, Bea Reifeis. came in large
time on the name Lakemont, and lenges this tradi- Felt held the position for 35 years, part because of
submitted the application once ore tional narrative Local authorBea and helped make the museum one of her parents who
However, on the way to the post with historical Refeis the bestin the area. helped originally itor
office, the person deliverng the ap- evidence, even "Frost roof's history has been so settle and grow
pliio Joe Carson, son of Stephen consultinganexpert toexaminethe much partf me since I was a small thecity
Carson, one of the town's earliest child and I'm so proudof what we have "My mother and daddy, Nora
residents, allegedly changed the name HISTORY |20 all achieved for further generations," RETIRE 120

Chopping trees

State forest allowing people to get their own trees
By CATHY PALMER For the fourth year, the state forest tract was open
CORRESPONDENT to one and all to cut their own sand pine tree for the
minimal cost of $10 per tree.
Over the river and through the woods they came Some bought one, some bought two and one family
not heading for Grandma's house, but the Arbuckle even bought three.
Tract of the Lake Wales Ridge State Forest. By the The trees weren't the picture-perfect balsams or firs PHOTO BY AL PALMER
car and truckload they came to hike into the woods, found at the local supermarket or tree lot, but those State Forester Corey Walk shows Marie Pridgen and Donnie
hatchet or saw in hand to get their prize a fresh pine Dowdle of Lakeland a perfect sand pine at Saturday's Lake
Christmas tree. CHOP 120 Wales Ridge State Forest Christmas tree sale.

___ Citrus Commis- Planning a PCSO Pet
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,,,, ,,with new coop- magic
: erative efforts

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Page 2 The News Wednesday, December 4,2013

A live person mans the phone at LW City Hall

By BILL ROGERS city's administrative assistants will be -.
BROGERS@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM sharing other responsibilities Hawkins
had. He added those employees are I r1
The drone of the automated answering being cross-trained to learn "the base
machine isgone at Lake Wales City Hall. kind of things."
It has been replaced by an actual voice Some people have apparently been
thaj belongs to Beverly Kyser. surprised to hear a person answer the
-Kysei is the first person people see phone.
when they enter the lobby of City Hall. Kyser enjoyed the comment of a caller.
She is an administrative assistant for who said, "Oh, my, there is a live person."
the city manager's office. Her duties "I appreciate the opportunity to meet
include answering the phones and people I've never met before and expand
directing people to the various depart- my horizons," she said.
ments in the building. Kyser is also the Born in Bartow, Kyser lived in Lake
liaison with complaints that are made by Wales for a period of time asa child.She
residents. attended Spook Hill Elementary School
Other people will be answering the from second through fifth grade. She is
phone during Kyser's lunch break. There a graduate of Haines City Senior High
is someone answering the phone from School.
8 a.m. 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. She has a twin sister, Becky, and five
When Deputy City Clerk Jacquie brothers. Beverly said she is 30 minutes
Hawkins retired in October, Lake Wales older than Becky.
City Manager Ken Fields made some She has been employed with the city
changes involving the staff. for about six months. She started as a
Jennifer Nanek assumed many of clerk in the Finance Department.
Hawkins' duties and will continue as Kyser previously worked at Grace PHOTO BY BILL ROGERS
special projects manager. Health Care in Lake Wales and Universal
Fields said at the time some of the Studios. Beverly Kyser is answering the telehone most of time at the front desk in Lake Wales City Hall.

The Inquiring Photographer

Should the
Legislature increase
the speed limit on
roacs like 27 and
60 to 75 mph?
W hy or why not? Jerry Owen Ruth Dampier Mary Faison
No. They are already going too fast. It's a bad Absolutely not. We haveso. much traffic today. They shouldn't increase it. There are too many
idea and will cause more accidents. The roads are not in that good of shape. wrecks. The roads are dangerous.

Rollover Tuesday morning 'Lightpaintings' to be on

view at Polk museum
Polk Museum of Art plans to start
an exhibition next week of 14 "light-
paintings" by called "Stephen Knapp:
New Light,"
Knapp, a Massachusetts native,
will have his work displayed through
March 8 at the museum.
Knapp's lightpaintings are created
by-using cut, shaped and polished
pieces of specially coated glass,
installed perpendicular to the wall's
surface, to reflect beams of colored
light into abstract compositions.
These works deepen the traditional
relationship between the painter and
light. They also expand the concept
of light, sculpture and light art, and
they continue the traditions of kinetic
PHOTO BY BILL ROGERS art, op art and abstract painting. His
sculptural canvases appear to be
Minor injuries were reported as a result of a crash involving a Nissan Rogue and a minivan painted but are all created with light PHOTO PROVIDED
Tuesday morning at Scenic Highway and Mountain Lake Cutoff Road, according to reports at and glass. The exhibition, "Stephen Knapp: New Light"'
the scene. Lightpaintings are the intersection will be on view Dec. 14-March 8.
I of painting, sculpture and technology
by exploring color, light and space. Thursdays free at Polk
I- SUBSCRIBE Knapp has more than 30 years of
experience creating installation art Museum of Art
fn and exploring the possibilities of Polk Museum of Art with the help
Heartland light. His work can be found in mu- ofTing Tsung and Wei Fong Chao
seum, public, corporate and private Foundation has free admission every
Newspapers collections. Thursdays year-round. Admission will
There is a reception from be waived for all visitors to the Museum
r Lake Wales News 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13. The artist on Thursdays.
-pr i 'will lecture about his work beginning "We are grateful to the Chao
i- .FrostproofNews at 6 p.m. The lecture will be followed Foundation for selecting the Polk
...... by a reception featuring light hors Museum of Art as one of the many
r tjt,863-676-3467 d'oeuvres and a cash bar. The event is
free for members and $10 for guests. BRIEFS I8

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Let's make this a Small Business Season

A major credit card company (American and who will spend as much time as it takes to
Express) promoted Saturday as "Small Business Our Viewpoint find or to place a special order for just the
Saturday." right gift.
We think it was a great idea ... and a good start. The most savvy small merchants may even
Reasons cited include preserving strong retail is, and we find no fault with it. tactfully remind a husband that the pendant he
neighborhoods as well as a healthy economic But if small businesses and with them, has picked out is indeed beautiful ... and-that is
environment for small businesses, and keeping downtown retail communities are to survive, why he bought an almost identical one for his
profits at home. We suggest that the concept be they need more than kind words and master wife last year. What kind of a price can you put
expanded to "Small Business Season," and for plans. They need customers who will stand by on that kind of service?
the same reasons. them, even as hometown retailers have stood by Small merchants do not need and do not seek
Small businesses have long been recognized as their customers. our charity; they need and seek our patronage.
major generators of jobs, and incubators for the No, shoppers will not find that new Lincoln So as we fight the crowds at the national chain
American entrepreneurial spirit. In most cities, Navigator for Mom, lawn tractor for Dad, or retailers or maneuver through their web sites,
including Lake Wales and Frostproof, they are 60-inch TV set for the living room at many small let's resolve to do part of our business with small
the strength of downtown core areas they are retailers. local merchants whose owners have put their
Main Street America. What they will find is a merchant who calls heart and soul, and quite possibly their life's
The dynamics of commerce have seen major his or her customers by name when they walk savings, into their unique retail enterprise.
shopping centers and "big box stores" become into the store, who likely knows the tastes and Let's expand the concept of Small Business
the focus of most retail activity. That is life as it special interests of spouses or significant others, Saturday to Small Business Season this year.

Letters to the editor w EIaanrI

Dad was right again saiw&wof --

My father used to tell me "when you trained to be a "preventive medicine
believe someone has been offended by technician," I did my inten~isip at U.S.
your actions, even though your actions Naval Hospital, Oakland, Calif. re-
were not offensive, you should apolo- turned to practice preventive medicine
gize for it is better to admit somebody in our units. I spent the iext 20 years
might have taken your actions out of in service in practicing pteventive .
context, than to face your remorse, and medicine in our units. I spent the next u
the Lord's judgment at judgment day." 20 years in service in practicing pre-
He was correct, as always. Some ventive medicine in my assignments:
people know I spent 23 years ii the U.S. The U.S. government spent a' lot of' E.
Coast Guard, and retired after 23 years money in my training, the training fi
active duty. I am a Vietnam veteran, was about the hardest trainig since i
During my stay in the Coast Guard m
I joined the medical corps and was CRESPO 5 "

The language is clear, but opponents' motive is smoky

According to a recent Quinnipiac poll, increasing appetite for those under president and the speaker of the Florida
Floridians support legalizing marijuana radiation treatment for cancer, and House, is challenging the wording of
for medicinal purposes by a whopping Paula Dockery treating muscle tightness for those with the proposed marijuana amendment,
82-16 margins crossing all party lines. multiple sclerosis, claiming that the ballot summary and
Frustrated by decades of inaction by Also in play is the Legislature's disdain title are misleading.
the Florida Legislature, citizens have of citizens' rights to direct democracy, I trust that Floridians are smart
taken it into th6ir own hands to put the when elected officials refuse to listen enough to understand that this amend-
issue directly before voters through a to the public will through representa- ment would allow doctors to prescribe
citizens' initiative to amend the Florida Paula Dockerycan be contaced at tive democracy, This was apparent in marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Constitution. 2002, 2004, and 2006, when the Florida Further, the Legislature retains the abil-
The question should be whether Legislature proposed three constitu- ity to regulate its use through statutory
Florida wants to join 20 other states legislatively proposed constitutional tional amendments making it more means.
and the District of Columbia in making amendments to drive voter turnout, difficult for citizens to use the initiative Cynically, one might question legis-
medical marijuana available to its Florida was so serious about seeking process to amend their constitution. lators' sincerity, as their own proposed
residents suffering from debilitating medical cures that a 2003 special It also raised the threshold for passage amendments have been much more
illnesses, session was called for the purpose of of all constitutional amendments to confusing to voters. Take, for example,
Instead, those in Florida leadership awarding Scripps Research Institute 60 percent. There were a plethora of this title on the 2012 ballot: "Property
positions in both the legislative and $310 million of federal stimulus funds statutory changes as well to try to curb Tax Limitations; PropertyValue
executive branches are busy trying to to lure the research facility to Florida. those pesky attempts by citizens. Decline; Reduction for Nonhomestead
prevent the issue from making it to the We also take pain medication addic- Ironically, the Legislature, not Assessment Increases; Delay of
ballot by filing briefs before the Florida tion very seriously in Florida, establish- citizens, have placed the majority Scheduled Repeal." Clear as mud.
Supreme Court. Their goal is to have the ing some of.the most stringent regula- of constitutional amendments on The title that is being disputed?
Medical Marijuana Citizens Initiative tions to curb the abuse of prescription the ballot. From 1978 to 2012, the "Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical
removed from ballot consideration even drugs through legislation intended to Legislature was responsible for 77 ballot Conditions."
if the necessary 684,000 signatures are stop the proliferation of "pill mills." measures compared to 28 for all citizen 'An accusation frequently made is that
gathered. Yet, legislative leaders refuse to groups combined. In the 2012 election, well-known attorney John Morgan, who
Over the past two decades, the consider the use of medical marijuana the Legislature proposed all 11 ballot is leading this effort to legalize mari-
Legislature has opposed addressing any despite the growing body of medical ev- amendments. juana for medical purposes, is a close
form of legalization of marijuana; they idence as to its beneficial uses. Among And of course there are the political friend and employer of gubernatorial
have made a concerted effort to limit those uses, medical marijuana has been ramifications. The Florida attorney
citizens' initiatives, and they have used touted as successful for fighting nausea, general, joined by the Florida Senate DOCKERY 5

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013 The News Page 5

Fire Rescue offers holiday safety decorating tips
Festive lighting, windowsill candles resistant or flame retardant. the cords do not get damaged. three strands of mini string sets and
and ornamented Christmas trees Keep lit candles away from decora- Keep decorations away from win- a maximum of 50 bulbs for screw-in
are staples of the holidays, but these tions and other things that can burn. dows and doors, bulbs.
decorative items also pose a fire risk if Use lights that have the label of an For proper Christmas tree safety: Never use lit candles to decorate the
handled improperly. independent testing laboratory. Check Keep your tree well watered. A dry tree.
From 2005-2009, on average, one of the packaging; some lights are only for tree can be extremely dangerous. See Always turn off Christmas tree lights
every 18 reported home Christmas tree indoor use. how flammable a dry Christmas tree before leaving home or going to bed.
fires resulted in a death, compared to Replace any string of lights with can be in comparison to a well-watered Get rid of the tree when it is dry.
an average of one death per 141 total worn or broken cords or loose bulb tree in a demonstration by the nonprof- Check with your local community to
home fires. connections. Connect no more than it National Fire Protection Association find a recycling program.
Polk County Fire Rescue offers tips for three strands of mini light sets and (NFPA).
safe holiday decorating: a maximum of 50 bulbs for screw-in Replace any string of lights with For information on cooking safety,
Be careful with holiday decorations, bulbs. worn or broken cords or loose bulb including turkey fryer safety tips, visit
Choose decorations that are flame Use clips, not nails, to hang lights so connections. Connect no more than

CR O the investigators in charge of enforce- it will be a matter of life or death. In his to minimize exposure."
Sment of regulations for the United article, published in Lake Wales News, We have to remember chickens are
States Department of Agriculture in July 31, 2013, Dr. Thomas B. Schotman, susceptible, therefore, carriers of the
FROM PAGE 4 Florida. After 17 years with the USDA titles his article "Viral encephalitis mosquito transmitted viruses. The
I retired. Now, as a retired preventive threat to animal and man." I find his best way to minimize exposure is not
it is concentrated and all aspects of medicine technician, as a private title appropriate. Veterinarians, and to have susceptible chickens, farm
preventive medicine are taught. I rose citizen of Lake Wales, I strongly believe field persons like me, indicates in its animals in the residential areas to
to the rank of Senior Chief Hospital my civic duty and responsibility is the encephalitis section: "The arthro- begin with.
Corpsman, with Preventive Medicine reporting of any situation in which my pod-borne encephalitides have an Let us follow doctor's recommen-
Technician designator, conscience tells me an epidemic situ- overall case fatality rate of 10 percent, dations. The bringing of farm animals
Upon my retirement from the service ation might arise. I do not want Lake it is higher in infants and the aged." into residential areas is a matter of life
there were opportunities to work for Wales to become the site of epidemics. In Florida the main concern regarding or death in my mind. We cannot play
the U.S. Department of Agriculture I will be remiss in the performance viral encephalitis are Eastern Equine Russian roulette with the health of the
and I was hired by them, because of of my civic duties if I turn my back to encephalitis, Western Equine enceph- residents. A simply request to bring
my preventive medicine training, as something I know can very well cost alitis, St. Louis encephalitis. The Merck farm animals into residential areas
an Animal Health Technician. For the lives, health problems, and many other Manual also tells us that "Eastern can very well be a disastrous request
next 17 years in Animal Health with societal problems. This is the case of equine encephalomyelitis in infants that can cause death to humans. We
the department, I had the opportuni- the chickens in residential areas. The and children has a mortality rate of all know there is no more important
ties to work in the field, test animals American Medical Association Family about 50 percent. Recovery usually matter in the life of a city than health,
for brucellosis, African swine fever Guild tells us: "Bacteria known as sal- is complete in those who survive the safety of its residents. If there is a
program, avian influenza, ectopar- monella are often present in the bodies acute attack, except in infants, who scintilla of possibility a citizen might
asite control, perform hundreds of of farm animals and poultry without later may show mental deterioration, get sick, suffer permanent injury, or die
inspections in different premises for making them appear to be sick." I think spasticity and recurring convulsions." because of our actions, taken without
different purposes such as compliance that statement is quite clearThe same It is clear in my mind that when we any introspection, or regard for their
with regulations, work out of airports section also indicates "In a severe-at-- have such a morbid medical picture we safety, then such action should not be
preventing introduction of animal tack, excessive loss of body liquid from haveto conclude that it is better to be taken. Just one infected chicken is what
diseases, and a myriad of other work repeated bouts of diarrhea can cause safefth nio- sorry. Schotman says it takes for a simple request to become
actions that imparted a lot of knowl- death from dehydration, if the disease in his article, "'Whfl not all affected a grave, deadly mistake. I apologize for
edge. I rose to the grade GS-11 and I is not treated." animals (and humans) isow.symptoms my candor.
wound-up my career in Regulatory As long as the American Medical or die from viral encephalitis, thiersk is ManuelV. Crespo
Enforcement Animal Care. I was one of Association gives us such information, significant and efforts should be made-. Lake Wales

AOCK RYI V religious freedom and gambling on the ballot in an hold your breath. Leisators failure to act is a clear
D KIER effort to turn out their own base. Not a bad strategy. indication they don't want it to pass despite over-
To the official talking points of Republican leaders whelming public support.
FROM'PAGE 4.: in the executive and legislative branches that they are Missingin all this political gamesmanship is the
challenging the language to protect voters from being willingness to give relief, inexpensively and with very
candidate Charlie Crist and that his motivation is to misled, I say baloney. little risk, to those suffering with debilitating illness.
help turn out the vote. But while medical marijuana The legislative session starts March, where So stop the posturing and lead on this issue or just
.may play a factor in turnout, the recent poll shows legislators can easily rewrite language to remove any get out of the way and let the people do it.
that support crosses all party lines, perceived confusion. They also have the ability to Paula Dockery is a syndicated columnist who served
In control for the last 18 years, Republicans have legalize medical marijuana by statute, making the in the Florida Legislature for 16 years as a Republican
placed tax relief and social issues such as abortion, constitutional amendment uniecessary. But don't from Lakeland.


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Walmart partners with Care Center

Fill the truck

to help kids at


It's called "Fill the Truck for Local
Kids," a partnership between the Lake
Wales Walmart and the Lake Wales
Care Center.
"It's easy to donate," notes the
flier being distributed at the local
Walmart, "Then drop in the truck as
you leave."
The Lake Wales Walmart is stepping
up to help make Christmas a "little
more magical" for children in need
this year.
Donations will be accepted and
then given to local boys and girls in
the community who need them.
Toys, coats and gift items, are all
Items less than $10 include Disney
Princess and Barbie Fashion dolls,
Transformers and WWE action
figures, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
action figures; and board games such
as Monopoly, Sorry!, Trouble and
Items less than $20, here are some PHOTO BY ROBERT BLANCHARD
other ideas: Monster High and
other fashion dolls, Nerf Rebelle Shelby Jackson, After School Program Director for the Lake Wales Care Center and Polk Avenue Elementary Principal Gail Quam volunteer their time
to collect toys for needy families outside the entrance to Walmart in Lake Wales..
Heartbreaker Bow, Select Lego
Friends playsets, Crayola Marker local Walmart Supercenter in Lake 'We wish to thank all those in the com- and those who will share their Christmas
Maker, Boom Boom Balloon and Wales," he said. munity who have helped give in the past with others this year," Ryan said.
other board games.
And for less than $50, gift ideas are
Flutterbye Flying Fairy, Easy Bake
Oven, Fisher Price CrawlAround Car,
Sofia the First Talking Doll, Nerf Elite
"Choose to help a child with a new .
toy or coat this season," notes the fli- /
er, which adds that "hats and scarves
are welcome too."'
Mike Morrow, activities director at
the Lake Wales Care Center, notes the
Care Center already had a good part-
nersthip with the Lake Wales Walmart.
He said in the past the store has
displayed the Care Center's Caring
Tree, and that this replaces the tree.
Care Center helpers will be handing
out fliers to promote the event this
Friday, Saturday and Sunday and
next weekend as well. Friday sched-
ule will be from 4-8 p.m., Saturday
from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and noon-4 p.m.
Then if someone purchases a gift, At nEn Rr
the helpers ill load them into the Attend Orientation Register Today
Also, if someone wants to drop stuff Pleas 8639655475 for moreinfonat
off at the Care Center during business
hours, they can do so, or they can
leave gifts at the Customer Service
desk at Walmart, 24 hours a day.
"We'll probably help between
500-600 families with gifts ... in the
neighborhood of 1200-1500 kids, and
we try to give them at least three or
four gifts per kid. So there's a lot of
gifts needed. This will be a big help to
get us to that point," he said.
"It's a great program and we are
excited to be partnering with them,"
Morrow added. V e ADULT SCHOOL
According to Shawn Ryan, shift
manager at Walmart, for more than 30
years, Walmart has worked together
with The Salvation Army and other
nonprofits to help families that are
suffering difficult circumstances .J [
in communities across the United Facebook
"We are continuing the tradition
this Christmas season by hosting a
kids' toy gift collection drive at our

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Holiday shoppers get an early start

By BILL ROGERS Wells said she basically found what
BROGERS@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM she wanted on Friday and that the
deals were the same.
"It was a madhouse," Angela While there were probably those that
Heyward said in describing the start to were happy to pick up a bargain or two
the shorter Christmas shopping season on Thanksgiving, Wells said she won't
this year. be shopping on the holiday again.
But Heyward wasn't talking about "It was a little too much for me," she
Black Friday. The Lake Wales resident was said.
referring to Thanksgiving night, which Marsha Polacek of Winter Haven was
some people are calling "Gray Thursday." taking a break at the mall's Starbucks
Apparently a lot of people took early Friday morning.
advantage of the early opportunity as She had been to JCPenney and said
some stores opened their doors not the towels are "a good deal."
long after Thanksgiving dinner was She was planning to visit Sears and
served. Sears and JCPenney opened at Dillard's that day. Dillard's didn't open
8 p.m. at Eagle Ridge Mall as did the until 8 a.m. on Black Friday 12 hours
Kohl's in Lake Wales. Walmart is open after Sears and JCPenney.
24 hours a day, including Thanksgiving. A sign on the door at Dillard's said:
There were lines at those stores "We are closed today (Thursday) so our
before they opened and it was report- associates can enjoy the holiday with
edly tough to find a parking place at their family and friends."
Walmart. "I admire them for that," Polacek
Heyward was joined by Kayreen said. "There is a lot of pressure on
Neely and Theresa Wells for the stores to open."
shopping trip. The women have been Jody Livingston, sales supportBY BILL ROGERS
friends since college and have done the lead expert at JCPenney, said there Angela Heyward was shopping for dothes early Friday morning at Eagle Ridge Mall in Lake
Black Friday thing for several years. was a line outside the store before 8, Wales.
Heyward said it took one hour to Thursday night. She said it was "very
check out at Kohl's. busy" until about 1 a.m. and BodyWorks, said there was good The mall had previously announced
"I haven't seen anything like Livingston said it was a corporate traffic in her store from midnight to that Santa Claus was going to arrive
Thursday," Heyward said, decision to open on Thanksgiving. around 2 a.m. but it slowed until after there at noon on Friday on a Lake
Heyward said she thinks the door- "We want to make it easier," she said. 7 a.m. Wales fire truck. However, according
buster deals were better Thursday than "People don't have to camp out anymore. The mall opened at 6 a.m. Friday, but to Chief Jerry Brown, the department
Friday. "We had some great deals for a there weren't many shoppers at that received a telephone call from the mall
Wells said it was "wild" at Kohl's and longer amount of time," she added. time. People did starting showing up and asked if Santa could be dropped off
added that people were cutting in line. Gina Driggers, store manager at Bath later in the morning. earlier. He arrived there around 9 a.m.

RIEFSto specify which day of the week they Use clips, not nails, to hang lights Paranormal activity
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FROM PAGE 2 Fire Rescue offers holiday windows and doors. Back by demand, Fantasy of Flight
ltura ornizti in t country safety decorating tips For proper Christmas tree safety: has nightFlight, an exploration of the
cultural organizations in the country* Keep your tree well watered. A dry paranormal activity that lives amongst
to receive their support," said Claire Festive lighting, windowsill candles tree can be extremely dangerous. See the largest private collection of vintage
Orologas, executive director of Polk and ornamented Christmas trees how flammable a dry Christmas tree aircraft, returning.
Museum of Art. are staples of the holidays, but these can be in comparison to a well-wa- The event began several years ago
As part of the foundation's new decorative items also pose a fire risk if tered tree in a demonstration by the as stories of unexplained occurrences
agreement with the Museum, the handled improperly. ronprofit National Fire Protection suc as unidentifiable nises; tempera-
foundation will be supporting about From 2005-2009, on average, one of Association (NFPA). tur changes and the detection of mists
a dozen exhibitions over the coming every 8 reported home Christmas tree Replace any string of lights with and shadows caught the attention of
year, including permanent collection fires resulted in a death, compared to worn or broken cords or loose bulb professional investigators, or "ghost
shows, exhibitions featuring works by an average of one death per 141 total connections. Connect no more than hunters" as they are more commonly
Florida artists, and exhibitions on loan home fires. three strands of mini string sets and referred. Guests of nightFlight will
from institutions such as the Ogden Polk County Fire Rescue offers tips a maximum of 50 bulbs for screw-in explore theunexplained with a team
Museum in New Orleans and the for safe holiday decorating: bulbs. from Apollo Paranormal Investigations,
Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Be careful with holiday decorations. Never use lit candles to decorate a nonprofit group who have conducted
In recent months, the Museum has Choose decorations that are flame the tree. a series of scientific explorations of the
announced two similar corporate resistant or flame retardant. Always turn off Christmas tree Fantasy of Flight property.
partnership agreements. MidFlorida Keep lit candles away from decora- lights before leaving home or going to The nightFlight will be held Dec. 7.
Credit Union, the presenting sponsor of tions and other things that can burn. bed. Both nights it begins at 9:30 p.m. and goes
Mayfaire by-the-Lake, is underwriting Use lights that have the label of an Get rid of the tree when it is dry. until 1:30 am. Tickets are $75-plus tax per
the cost of admission on Saturdays, independent testing laboratory. Check Check with your local community to person and reservations are required.
and BB&T, presenting sponsor of the the packaging; some lights are only for find a recycling program. Participants must be at least 16 years
Smithsonian exhibition this fall, is indoor use. Bring outdoor electrical lights old, and if under 21 must be accompa-
underwriting the cost of admission Replace any string of lights with inside after the holidays to prevent haz- nied by an adult. Visit www.nightflight
on Fridays. The Museum anticipates worn or broken cords or loose bulb ards and make them last longer. or call 863-984-3500.
establishing six to eight such partner- connections. Connect no more than For information on cooking safety, Fantasy of Flight is off Interstate 4 -
ships over the next five years, and each three strands of mini light sets and a including turkey fryer safety tips, visit exit 44 between Tampa and Orlando
of the corporate partners will be able maximum of 50 bulbs for screw-in bulbs. at 1400 Broadway Blvd. SE. Polk City.

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Compiled by Kathy Leigh Berkowitz of Lake Wales will hold a monthly meet- pony rides and create fun children's Feed My Sheep, A Day of
KLBERKOWrIZ@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM ing at the club house on Park Avenue. Christmas crafts. Be sure to stop by the Miracles and Blessings
The meeting starts at 10:30 am. This chili cook-off table and sample the tasty
Our Children's Middle is the Christmas meeting and the Sassy recipes and vote for your favorite. A special celebration marking the
Academ holds Tech Run Singers will be performing. Bring a non-perishable food item to Christmas season is planned for
caemy Lunch will be a turkey dinner with donate to the Care Center. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Barranco
Rafael Martin, a teacher at Our all the trimmings for $5 per person. baseball field on Lakeshore Drive,
Children's Middle Academy, is running for Those who attend are asked to bring The Bellamy Brothers come starting at 1 p.m. and continuing
technology. Martin will run from OCMA an unwrapped children's gift as well as to The Ritz, Winter Haven until dark. Seating is limited, so lawn
to Polk State College in Lakeland, 50 miles canned goods for the Lake Wales Care chairs are advised. For information
total, to raise money for iPods and iPads. Center. The Bellamy Brothers will be live in about "Feed My Sheep," call 863-521-
There are two ways of showing support, concert at The Ritz Theatre, in Winter 8508. The event is "a day of unity for
according to school officials. Financial Sixth Annual Haven, on Saturday, Dec. 7. Showtime believers in Lake Wales which God has
contributions or donations of iPods and Christmas Fest, Frostproof is at 7 p.m. The show will feature The planned since the beginning of time."
iPads are welcome and may be sent to Bellamy Brothers Classics and holiday This will be a non-denominational
Our Children's Middle Academy, 16 N. There is snow in the forecast on tunes. VIP seats are $50 a person, worship service. The event is free.
3rd St., Lake Wales, FL 33853. Martin will Saturday, Dec 7, and everyone is invited General admission is $35 each. For Limited financial blessings will be
be running on Dec. 20. The race starts at to experience the fun for free. tickets, email or given. There will be food from 1 p.m.
OCMA at 5 am. and ends back at OCMA From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., come take call 863-295-9900, or visit www.ritzon to around 2 p.m., prayers and praises
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Have fun in the big snow pile, For information, call Stella Hearth at receive and have a number out of the
On Thursday, Dec. 5, the Women's Club bounce houses, train rides, petting zoo, 863-241-3209. number box.

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Page 10 The News Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Time withfriends Lake Wales.Arby's closes

By BILL ROGERS Godin said the developer has a
BROGERS@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM number of ideas that are being explored
for the building. He declined to go into
The Arby's in Lake Wales that closed specifics about them.
last month is one of many of the restau- According to the Tampa Bay Business
rant chain's locations that are no longer Journal, Focus Ten Arby's franchisees
in business. filed petitions in 2010 in U.S. Bankruptcy
Focus 10, the company that had been Court, Middle District of Florida. Four
leasing the building at 612 SR 60 W., companies that own 25 Arby's in Florida,
has filed for bankruptcy, according to North Carolina and Virginia were seeking
Procacci Development, which owns the to reorganize under Chapter 11 of the
property U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
Vincent Godin, who handles acqus- The company operated several stores
itions for the developer, said Procacci in the Tampa Bay area as well as Lake
knew about the bankruptcy, but they Wales and Mulberry in Polk County and
were "a little bit surprised" at how Avon Park in Highlands County. The
sudden the eatery closed. Arby's in Mulberry has also closed.

In 1966, Jim Gallagher bought a new Buick GS and he remembers paying an extra $115 to
get the special "Verdi Green" paint color. Years later, Jim found another 1966 Buick GS cPr
on line in Missouri and knew it was the car for him. This car came with the original nail
PHOTOS BY ROBERT BLANCHARD- head 401. Jim is a regular attendee of the Lake Wales Car Show. The next Lake Wales Car
Show is Jan. 25.
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Justin Henderson (left) is joined by his fellow teammates from the Lake Wales High School
Highlander Football team and the cheerleaders as well, as they relax at McDonald's on Hwy.
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Unity service draws many

Keynote speaker Pastor Andrew Southwick of Awaken Church delivers the Thanksgiving Message
during Tuesday's Unity Service hosted by First Baptist Church in Lake Wales. Heads bow for prayer at Tuesday's Unity Service hosted by First Baptist Church in Lake Wales.
These young people were part of about 170 volunteer students and staff attending the service
and participating in the Care Center's Thanks Living program helping in and around the

Left: Rev. Eugene Fultz, mayor of Lake Wales,
reads a prodamation being giving to Pastor
Scott Markley at Tuesday's Unity Service hosted for reading the
by First Baptist Church in Lake Wales.
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Gadget help from the best

Bok IT students partner with Green and Gold Foundation

By KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ once they realized they were provid-. . .:,
KLBERKOWITZ@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM ing a service to all the people. It was
pretty neat."
Admittedly, the students laughed. And with that, they all gathered
According to Colby Pike, when at the B Street Community Service
the IT class at Bok Academy was Center, partnering with the Green
presented with the idea of teaching & Gold Foundation, to teach some
adults how to use their electronic of them, and their friends, how to
gadgets, their first response was use their electronic gadgets, which
"skeptical," but that didn't last long. ranged from iPads to smartphones.
"Then we talked about the em- Some were amazed at how Gmail }..
powerment of using technology and could be programmed to hold your
then they got excited. And they were information, and that it was accessi-
humbled at teaching people their ble from both devices.
parents' age, and their grandpar- Trellis Arriaga got a helping
ents' age. So they were really excited hand from seventh-grader Angel
Robinson, who showed her how to
Cae set up her account, do presentations
S, .. te and save documents.
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that," said Arriaga.
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: tsgorbeing tutored by eighth-grader
Caleb Rigel. Damien Moses Jr.and Zachary Swanson man the registration table Moses was attending the
"Since I started the Gmail ac- event because his father, Bok Academy Principal Damien Moses, was there.
count, he's teaching me how to go
in and go through the various items to be at my accessibility," Regal said. it's easy to learn," Zeigler said.
that are in Gmail, such as spread- "Well 20 years ago, this technol- Carole Kuehn, of the Green & Gold
sheets and Excel, and also word ogy wasn't available to everyone at Foundation, noted, "The young man
processing, show me the ins and hand, and the technology wasn't at was explaining to me how you could
outs of it," Zeigler said. the gradethat it is and the quality it retain files in cloud. There aren't
And Regal was pleased to help. is now," he added. even any disks any more."
"I just think that since most kids Zeigler agrees. Pike said they are planning to do
. these days have grown up around 'It was not in real time and as another event, that will be an-
technology it's because it seems realistic as things are now. And ev- nounced at a later date.
more native to them and they've ery effort is- taken as you grow, you Bok Academy Principal Damien
Trellis Arriaga learns to set up presentations always grown up with it so it just tlearn: But I would definitely agree Moses noted that the event was a
from her Gmail account as seventh-grader seems like 'oh its there, I am going 'with Mr. IRegal :that the technology is "partnership" between Bok Academy
Angel Robinson demonstrates the process. to be taught it, and it's always going much-more.available now, more and and the Green & Gold Foundation.


Page 14 The News Wednesday, December 4,2013

N I Want to see your event on this page? Call us at 863-676-3467 or
C FUL DA I email

- Wednesday, Dec. 4 $8 ages 5-12. Day of show admission
First Sounds and Silences Annual is S25 adults, $10 ages 5-12. Orlando FREE BREAKFAST
Advent Concert, Bartow, First United Philharmonic Orchestra and the Singing There is a free breakfast at B St Community Center, on the first and third Saturdays of every month, from 9 a.m.
Methodist Church Sanctuary. Noon to Tower carillon. Bring a picnic. Bok to 11 am. For more information, or to make donations, contact Reverend Alton Norwood at 863-618-7641 or
1 p.m. Free concert. Organ; vocalists; Tower Gardens, 863-676-1408. stop by his address at 114W. Crystal Ave., Lake Wales. The Rev. Notwood has been doing free breakfasts for the
organ-piano duets. Information: community since 2005. He has a website at
863-533-0904. Eagle Ridge Mall invites kids to
Breakfast with Santa. First seating at tickets $5, Fine Arts Theatre, Polk State chant to present day. The concert
Randy Corinthian, solo saxophone 8 am. and second seating at 9 am. College, call 863-297-1050. will also include a prologue of Bach
performance, 12-1 p.m., on the steps of Parents, rsvp to eagleridgesanta@gmail and Mendelssohn as well as the very
the Polk State JD Alexander building. cor and include your child's name, age Children's Christmas Program, 6 p.m. popular Vivaldi Gloria. The Chorale will
and seating time preferende. Santa's elf, Solos, duets, and Nativity Pageant. feature Central Florida's finest Chamber
American Legion Post 71 Honor will reply to confirm until all seats are Bartow First United Methodist Church, Orchestra playing the Correlli Christmas
Guard, 43 W. Park Ave., Lake Wales, reserved. Fellowship Hall, 455 S. Broadway. Concerto. Call 863-676-8426 to purchase
6 p.m. (all 863-589-5689. tickets or for more information.
Christmas at the Ramon, Ramon Saturday, Dec. 14
* Thursday, Dec. 5 Theater, 15 E. Wall St., Frostproof, Ramon Theater Reception and Book 0 Sunday, Dec. 22
The Women's Club of Lake Wales will 2 p.m. A program for all ages. Enjoy Signing, 2-3 p.m., Ramon Theater, 15 E.Wall Noels through the Ages, Beymer
hold its monthly meeting at the club the spirit of the holiday season with St Frostproof "FrostproofTreasures" by Bea Methodist Church, 700 N. Lake Howard
house on Park Avenue, 10:30 a.m.. This excerpts from the holiday classic, "The Refeis covers the history of Frostproof from Drive, Winter Haven. 4 p.m. Join the
is the Christmas meeting, and the Sassy Nutcracker." The performance features the birth of its land to the birthof its citrus Lake Wales Chorale as they present
Singers will perform. Lunch will be a the professional company of the Florida industry. Refreshments will be served. Call seasonal music from the earliest record-
turkey dinner with u the trimmings Dance Theatre and its trainees. Advance 863-635-7222. ed chant to present day. The concert
for $5 per person. Please bring an tickets are $10; $15 at the door. Order at will also include a prologue of Bach
unwrapped children's gift, also canned Information: Friday, Dec. 20 and Mendelssohn as well as the very
goods for the Care Center. 863-635-7222. Noels through the Ages, First Baptist popular Vivaldi Gloria. The Chorale will
Church, 338 E. Central Ave., Lake Wales, feature Central Florida's finest Chamber
Unity In Community meets at B Street Celebrity Golf Tournament for Gimme 7 p.m. Tickets: $15, $5 students. Join the Orchestra playing the Correlli Christmas
Community Service Center, 8-9 a.m. 4 Foundation at Lake Wales Country Lake Wales Chorale as they present sea- Concerto.Call 863-676-8426 to pur-
Club, 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, sonal music from the earliest recorded chase tickets or for more information.
* Friday, Dec. 6
Randy Corinthian Jazz Band, 7-7:45 p.m. Holiday Traditions Workshop,
and 8:30-9:30 p.m. on the steps of the Polk Bok Tower Gardens: Dec. 7, 10 a.m.
State JD Alexander building. to 12 p.m. Musical Ornaments, Pules
Dec. 14, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Natural i
Make It Magical will return to down- Centerpieces, Dec. 21, 10 a.m. to
town Lake Wales with carriage rides, 12 p.m. Christmas Boondoggles.
Santa Claus, shopping and fun for the Make and take your own unique holiday
whole family, 4-9 p.m. ornament, d6cor and family holiday
art projects. Supplies included. $10 per n Blvd. NW
SSaturday, Dec. 7 person. Reservations required. Contact: F 338
Antiques, Arts and Oddities, Antiques 863-734-1222 .
in Toyworld Coffee Shop on Park Greater Gre O h F g n. Sat 6:30 AM -10 PM
Avenue, Toyworld at 205 East Park Ave., Schedule, E. C.-Stuart Parkat 1st Street, _- _. ..
Lake Wales, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call Allan at and Dr. J A. Wiltshire Bloulevard, 11 am. .
352-446-8448. :-
Polk State iMsic Co cert, 7pm. U Sunday, Dec. 8 ,. '
Tickets $5, Fine Arts Theatre, Polk Baitow Adult Concert Band, 2:30 p.i .,
State College, Winter Haven. Call free, John DeYoung leads the bad in a;
863-297-1050. variety of music. Bartow Civic Criter,
2250 S. Floral Ave.
Sunset & Symphony Holiday Concert, 2A
6 p.m. Tickets: advance $20 adults, Polk State Music Concert, :30 p.m., ET A

Holida Bells and Whistles -

Compiled by KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ family and friends to come and join in
KLBERKOWIZ@HEARTLANDNEWPAPERs.coM as the church celebrates the birth of 26th Annual
The First United Methodist Church To addyour event to the Holiday Sebr i Christlmas Carousel of Lihs
of Frostproof, 150 DeVane St., invites Calendar, please send an email to ": ":;:I
the community to participate in one of or &ry #Itb kfro 6 IP i" Downto _$6b60 Offrd
its Christmas Eve Candlelight Services to klberkowitz@heartlandnewspapers. Enjoy the area's largest lighting display, nightly now through December 28.
this year. com, or call 863-676-3467. The dead- Visiwith Sant, puppet shows an childrens gaes. Free admission.
Services will be held in the line for publication in Wednesday's
Sanctuary from 7 to 10 p.m. Invite your paper is Monday by noon.

6 6:30pm Christmas Caroling by Highlands Little Theatre
PUBLIC NOTICE OF SALE 7pm Christmas Parade Sponsored by the Heartland Young Professionals
featuring the "World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales"
The City of Frostproof, Florida will receive written sealed bids sfatdr, December 7
for the following surplus equipment: 11am 1pm Saturday with Santa
2Id0a 0y, elemarer as
7prm A Classical Christmas Holiday Concert
1994 Ford F-150XL, VIN 1FTEF15NDRNA83167 Th.rsi y, December 12- 1rd.y. D ecember 1
1995 Ford Van E150 Cargo, VIN 1FBJS31HOSHA95205 4 8pm Cookiefest
S1996 Ford Street Sweeper, VIN 1FDXH70C5TVA04381 a
5 8pm Destination Downtown Sebring's "Shop, Wrap, & Roll Wine Walk"
6 7pm Christmas Caroling at Destination Downtown Sebring
These vehicles will be sold in their present condition, with no warranty Deember 1- S d Deember
or guarantee and must be removed within forty-eight (48) hours of lTimes Vary The Gift of the Magi a play by Highlands LittleTheatre
or gu~e mustber d withinStday, Deccmber ..4
award. These vehicles will be available for inspection by contacting 8 10am Cookiefest
863-528-2184 for an appointment or additional information. 1 11m- pm Saturday with Santa
11am 3pm Saturday Night Cruise
Sturd&y, December 14-Sundy, December 15
The City will receive written sealed bids at the City Manager's Office, 1 6pm Holiday Gift Mart at Sebring Civic Center
111 W. First Street, Frostproof, FL 33843 by Tuesday, December 31, Stlrd lli 2
213, at 1000a. TheC res the rigt to ect or e 11am-1 pm Saturday with Santa
213, at 0:00 a.m The City reserves the ight tO reject or refuse 6:30pm Outdoor Holiday Movie Showing
any bid.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 The News Page 15

LWAR gives back

to the community
When the owner of a private farm returned home, he spotted two men in a pick-
up truck trespassing on his property. The men had helped themselves to any-
thing of value they could find in various buildings on the property. The owner
armed himself with a handgun and confronted themen instructing them to stop,
get out of the vehicle and lie on the ground. One man complied while the other
got out of the vehicle and acted threateningly toward the homeowner. When the
aggressive man reached into the bed of the pick-up, presumably for a weapon,
the owner reacted in self-defenseand fired. The man was later taken to the hos-
pital and treated for non life-threatening injuries. Both trespassers face felony
charges including breaking and entering, larceny and conspiracy. (Bluefield Daily
Telegraph, Rock, WV, 11/6/12)

A 35-year-old woman woke around 3:30 a.m. and checked on her husband, who
was up late working on his computer. The couple was startled when their home
alarm sounded. The woman's husband checked the surveillance footage on his
computer only to discover four masked men working to pry open a window.
One of the men carried a rifle. As the woman dialed 911, her husband retrieved
his own firearm. The intruders gained entry within minutes. The homeowner
crouched behind a sofa and fired. The intruders returned fire before fleeing the
,home. No one was reportedly injured. (The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA,
Roger Webster, owner of Webster's Store, and a female customer were standing
in front of the store when two men approached and forced them back into the
store. Webster and the customer were held at gunpoint and ordered to give up
money from the cashregister.Webster complied.Whenrthe meridemanded even
PHOTO PROVIDED TO THE LAKE WALES NEWS more money, Webster if retrieving more cash, but instead retrieved
his handgun, from the register and fired several rounds at the armed suspect.
The Lake Wales Association of Realtors is supporting the community by collecting items to Both men fled. Neither Webster nor the customer were harmed. (Dorchester Ban-
help the elderly who live alone. Pictured are Lake Wales Association of Realtors Officers vice ner, Cambridge, MD, 11/2/12)
president Dolores Vogel, second year director Anne Lazzari and treasurer Jimmy Kahler. The
Lake Wales Association of Realtors is a nonprofit organization. Tina Richmond, association A 35-year-old woman called 911 after a man followed her home from a gas sta-
director notes that"If possible the Association desires to give back. Even if little, it can still tion and forced his way inside through the front door. The woman allegedly or-
make a difference. Especiallyduring the holidays when many elderslive aloneand are on dered the man to leave then retreated to her bedroom. The intruder picked up a
fixed incomes, even just one meal or anew toothbrush and toothpaste can help!"she says. ;kriffe from the kitchen table and followed her. It was reported that he threatened
the woman with the knife and ordered her to take off her clothes. She warned
the man that she would shoot him, but he continued to push her to undress. She
l retrieved a 9 mm handgun fromunderneath a pillow on her bed and pointed it at
the intruder. When he continued toward her, she pulled the trigger. The suspect
was fatally wounded. (Santa Fe New Mexican, Alcalde, NM, 11/8/12)
t-_.Jill Stucker, 64,was at home watching television around 9:20 p.m. when a 26-year-
old man broke in through a window.-When Stucker heard the glass shatter, she
armed herself with a handgun and proceeded to exit through the back door. As
she fled her own home, the intruder followed. When Stucker realized she was
h being chased, she turned and fired a single shot striking him in the chest. The
-is intruder fled, but later collapsed on a nearby doorstep. He was reportedly hospi-
talized in critical condition. (Lake City Reporter, Lake City, FL, 10/23/12)
Douglas Downs, 48, was at home with a friend, 36-year-old Andrew Boyd, shortly
after midnight when several armed men broke into his home and tried to rob
'him. Boyd was forced into the basement before Downs managed to retrieve a
handgun from a chair in the living room. Downs fired numerous rounds until
th~ first man dropped his weapon. He then exchanged gunfire with a second in-
: truder. Athird intruder appeared and helped his accomplices out of the home to
a vehicle where a fourth man waited. Police were later notified that a man with
multiple gunshot wounds had been taken to a nearby hospital. All four men were
later found, arrested and charged for their involvement in the home invasion.
SDowns and Boyd were uninjured. (York Daily Record, York, PA, 10/24/12)
Two men knocked on the door of a residence with ill intent. The door was an-
Taylor Welch, age 13, swered by an 83-year-old woman using a walker. The men pushed against the
earned his black belt in door and gained entry with ease. One of the men stayed close to the elderly
Tae Kwon Do recently, resident, while the second intruder rhade his way into the bedrooms. Fearing
He is a student at Bok for her safety, the woman went to a desk in her living room where she kept her
Academy. pistol. Upon seeing the gun, the suspect urged the other to"come on:'The men
PHOTO BY KATHY fled with cash and jewelry, but the resident was left unharmed. (The Greeneville
LEIGH BERKOWITZ Sun, Greene County, TN, 11/2/12)

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P C: mThe infomation is gathered from police, sheriffs oflice, Florida
a Highway Patrol, jail and fire record Not every arrest leads to a
P OL I CE ^Co conviction and guit or innocence is determnined by the court system.

Burglary at B Street, no known suspects

Compiled by KATH LEIGH BERKOWITZ Police say he does not know when For this reason, officers gained ac- According to reports, on scene, it
KLBERKOWrrz@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM his boat was taken as he often does cess to the residence without causing was determined the victim had been
not go into his back yard for days at a damage and found the resident in the stabbed in the back with a sharp
On Nov. 25, Lake Wales Police time. rear bathroom face down. EMS was object four times.
responded to B Street regarding a He described his boat as a 20-foot called immediately to respond to the Police say during the investigation,
reported burglary. Officers made Ocean Cat with twin 60-hp Mercury residence and the person was taken the victim refused to pursue charges
contact with an employee who noted engines. There was no evidence at to the Winter Haven Hospital for against the suspect in the case.
that some time between 4 p.m. Nov. 22 the scene and officers were unable to treatment. Reports note the victim was talked
and 8:15 a.m. Nov. 25., somebody locate any witnesses. The boat was to extensively about his choice and
entered the business unlawfully and then entered into the Polk County CIC Retail theft results in arrest he still allegedly refused to press
stole a gardening tiller. The tiller was as stolen. charges.
described as a Cub Cadet, front lin Officers responded to Walmart on Officers obtained a signed waiver of
tiller. There were no known suspects Recovered paraphernalia Nov. 26 regarding a reported retail prosecution. The stab wounds were
to the incident and no latent prints theft. not life threatening, according to
to the incident and no latent prints According to reports, police re- According to reports, on scene, reports.
were able to be recovered, according sponded to an address at Central contact was made with loss preven-
to reports. Avenue-West on patrol. During this tion. Officers were then told, reports Battery domestic
time, the officer was approached by note, that Jerel Allen was observed by
Broken window and arrest the site commander, who handed him loss prevention at Walmart pass all On Nov. 26, officers learned of
On Nov. 25, officers responded to what appeared to be a glass pipe used points of purchase and exit the store an incident stemming from a bat-
an address at Sessoms Avenue several for smoking narcotics. after allegedly concealing a SD 64 GB tery between a female victim and
times regarding a disturbance. It was unknown who left the pipe memory card valued at $59.88. Gregory Boyd, according to reports,
According to police, it was de- there, so the pipe was entered into Allen then allegedly exited the store at E Street. Reports say the victim
termined that Shermeka Knighton evidence to be destroyed as there were through the Garden Center. confirmed she and Boyd had been
allegedly broke the victim's window. At no suspects. Part of the merchandise that was involved in verbal argument.
this point, Knighton was arrested for stolen was recovered outside near the Reports say that during the argu-
criminal mischief and subsequently Simple battery, exit. As a result of the investigation, ment, Boyd allegedly struck her on
taken to jail, according to reports. unknown suspects Allen was placed under arrest for the face with the back side of an open
retail theft and transported to the hand.
Burglary of a business On Monday night, Nov. 25, an Lake Wales Police Department for the Police say she did have signifi-
officer responded to the Lake Wales booking procedures, police say. cant swelling on her face and what
On Nov. 25, police responded to a Police Department lobby and met He was later transported to the Polk appeared to be a black eye from
burglary of a business at 328 Scenic with a complainant who said she County Jail without further incident, the strike. Photos were taken of the
Hwy. S. Officers said the complainant had been battered by two unknown injury and it was also determined,
noted she locked up the business' females. Aggravated battery police note, that Boyd is the father of
around 2 p.m. and discovered it had She reported not knowing the the victim's unborn twin children.
been burglarized around 8 a.m. the suspects and did not know. why they On Nov. 26, officers responded Police issued a complaint affidavit
following morning, jumped her, she said. She was able to to the Lake Wales Medical Center for domestic battery on Boyd, accord-
Reports note she said an HP laptop provide a description of the suspects regarding a stabbing. ing to reports.
was missing off the front counter but they were not identified, accord-
along with two 12 pound turkeys that ing'to reports.
were-in the freezer in a storage room. She provided a written statement,
She could not advise the serial but refused.medicaltreatment, police
number for the laptop. say. She had visible scratches on the
At this point there are no known right side of her face and no other 4 1
suspects or witnesses to this incident, visible marks or bruises. S t Dec 3t &14th am 4
according to police. The case is under investigation. S e ba RnS
Stolen boat Resident found as hebu#ds custom pes, sus bttle stoppers
and taken to hospital tl
On Nov. 25, police responded to
Hillside Avenue regarding a stolen On Nov. 26, police were, called to
boat. Officers made contact with the a residence on Waterford Drive in ', '
complainant who said that at 5 p.m., reference to contact a person who
Nov. 19, he noticed his boat parked in lived there.
the rear of his residence. AT 11:20 a.m. On scene, it was determined the
SNov. 25 he noticed the boat and trailer person inside may be in danger or
missing from his yard. possibly deceased, police say.
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Bartow Thrift Happy Eye Specialists of Mid Florida Kelly's Auto Repair Firestone
Mini Mac's Cony Store Urology Health Care General Service Group Kevin's Pizza Floridino's Italian Kitchen
Utopia Cafe Vascular Vein Centers Goodyear Tire & Service KFC Galaxy Automotive
A+ Bail Bonds Violets Beauty Salon Gurkapal Gill Clinic Lab Corp Golden Wok
A+ Computers/Metro PCS Webb Square Pharmacy Haines City Car Care Lake Wales Care Center Thrift Store Goodyear McGee's
A+ Pawn Shop Welcome Center Haines City Chamber Lake Wales City Hall Heart of Florida OB/GYN
Adams & Sons Service Center West Coast Pawn Haines City City Hall Lake Wales Free Clinic Holiday Inn
Affordable Appliance Dundee Haines City Coin Laundry Lake Wales Library Holy Land
American Insurance Acropoli Pizza Haines City Community Center Lake Wales Medical Walk In Hungry Howie's Pizza (SR 540)
Aqui Chriopractic Advanced Auto Parts Haines City Dentist Lake Wales News JK Food V
Azan Petro Inc Bless This Mess Haines City Dry Cleaners Lake Wales Pharmacy Koin Kleen
Bartow ACE Hardware Care Center Thrift Store Haines City Family Health Center Laundromat Lake Shipp Inn
Bartow Hospital Central Florida Health Care Haines City Library L'lncontro Larry's Wrecker Service
Bartow PC Citgo Haines City Wash Center -Little Man Tine Lupe's
Bartow Pharmacy Clippers Hairspray Long's Dry Cleaner McGee Auto Service & Tires
Camping World Country Styles Heartland Cancer Center Lorraine's Place Mei Li Buffett
Chicken Shack D&H Antiques Heartland Estates Low Ball Louie's Tobacco Metro PCS
Chinese Rest Davidson of Dundee Heartland Health Care WR LW Chamber of Commerce Midas
Circle K Devon Cycle Center Heartland of Florida Dental LW Medical Center Mike's
Citgo DML Mega Thrift Store Heartland RV Resort McGee Auto Service & Tires Nana's and Papa's Wings
City Hall Dr. Holland Foot Care Insurance Mid Florida Credit Union New Life Auto Restoration
Coin Laundry (Hwy 17) Dr. Odem, DDS Jasmine's Beauty Salon NAPAAuto Parts Optical Outlets
Coin Laundry (Manor Dr) Dundee Chamber Johnny's Automotive Norby's Pasqualie's Pizza
Coin Laundry (N Braodway) Dundee City Hall Johnny's Deli Pizza Hut Performance Tire center
Connersville Bait and Tackle Dundee Hardware Koin Kleen Pizzano's Pizza Pet Parlor
Court House Dundee Library La Placida Market Presidential Tire Pet Supermarket
CVS Pharmacy Dundee Medical Walk In Lindvall Florist Racetrac (SR 60) Podiatry Center
Denny's Dundee Post Office Liquorup RAI Care Center Poppa Jays
Dunkin Donuts Eli's Western Wear Metro PCS(Hinson Ave) Roy Z. Braunstein, MD Publix
El Patron Super Market Floridino's Italian Kitchen Metro PCS (SR 27) Saveway Convenience Store Racetrac (Casey Ave)
El Ranchito Restaurant Goodyear Tire & Service Mid Florida Credit Union Scenic Optical Rose Laundry
Elite Detail n Tint Greenfield Village. NAPAAuto Parts Scuttles Salem's Gyros
Enterprise Hi Tech Wireless Metro PCS Natalie's Boutique Subway Shanei's Cafe
Eye Express High Performance Car Care Orange Ring Sunoco (1349 Hwy 60) Southeasten Beauty Salon
Fisher's Tire Repair Mondello Family Clinic Outside La Fiesta Sunoco (7336 Hwy 60) Spirit Lake Barber Shop
Flower Cart of Bartow MPN Medical Center Papa Johns Pizza Sunshine Center Laundromat Spirit Lake Road Nursery
Fred's Southern Kitchen Nails Pediatrics Suntrust Sub Depo
Greater Bartow Chamber of the Commerce Newlife Children's Home Thrift Pet Resort Super Lube Subway (Recker Hwy)
Hacienda Mexican Restaurant Royal Oaks Petite Nails Tax Collector (DMV) Sugar Bakery
Havana Cuban Sassy Cuts Pilot Truck Stop The Exchange -Sunoco
Hurricanes Handi Mart Southern Comfort Antiques Pinnacle Pine Apts Thompson's Vet Center Super Lube
King Buffet Subway Pizzano's Pizza Tip Top Food Mart Superways
Medi Test Sunoco Plantation Tire Bar Thai Haven
Metro PCS Infinity Cellular Tack Shack Polk County School Board Clinic Tires Plus Top Hat Cleaners
NAPAAuto Parts Top China Polk County Tax Collectors Wells Fargo Bank Tropical Smothie
Palace Pizza Urgent Care Dundee Rent King Woody's BBQ Urgent Care
Perkins US 27 Tire, LLC Retail & Business Center YMCA Winter Haven Kennels
Polk County Democrat US Tire Reyca's Auto Sales, Inc Bob Evans Winter Haven Oral Surgery
Racetrac Wells Fargo Bank Rodeway Inn and Suites Chalet Suzzanne Rest XYZ Liquor Store & Lounge
Save a Lot Eagle Lake Royal Palm Village Chili's A & G
Springleaf Financial Badcock R-place Eatery \ Citizen's Bank & Trust (US 27 N) Andera's Rest
Subway Christine Blizzard S&S Tire Dairy Queen Asian Mart
Sunoco Deerock Music Save a Lot -Denny's Auto Zone (Ave T)
Trinity Medical Eagle Lake Supermarket Sixth Street Eagle Ridge Mall Food Court Auto Zone (Havendale Blvd)
Walgreens Giovanni's NY Pizza Solfdel Corp Eastham, Margaret Beans and Grape Caf6
YZ Liquor Store & Lounge Julios Auto Inc Studio C Theatre & Dance Eye Specialists of Mid Florida Big Daddy BBQ
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Absolute Nails & Spa Frost Bite Ice Cream Tractor Supply Green Gables Inn Circle K
Andrew Hanzlik MD Frostproof Auto Tuffy Tire& Auto Holiday Inn Express Coin Laundry
Associates in Dermatology Frostproof Diner Urban Cowgirl's Saloon Huston KIA Country Chicken & Fish
ATR Radiology Frostproof Laundromat Wash World Junica Dental Crab International
Brads Discount Tire &Auto Harvey's Food Mart Wells Fargo Bank Lucky Wok CVS Pharmacy (6th St NW)
Cardiac & Imaging Center Hungry Howie's Pizza West View Ridge Publix Dino's
Cardiovascular Associates Little Dixie Market Lake Alfred Racetrac (US 27) Eye Express
Carifi Breast Care, PA N Little Dixie Market A&J Auto Repair Sears Auto Center Florence Dental
Cash Advance Orange Box Cafe Center State Sizzlin'Grill Havendale Food Mart
Celebration OB/GYN Roscoes Restaurant .Coin Laundry State Farm Breakroom Hookah Caf6
Center for Day Surgery Townstar (BP) Lake Alfred BarAnd Grill Tire Kingdom Laundromat
Center State Bank FortiMeade Lake Alfred City Library UPS Store Majik Market
Central FL Cancer Institute Ace Hardware Lake Alfred Diner Weikert Ford Marathon Food Center
Central Florida Foot & Ankle Advanced Discount Luigis Italian Shell Gas Station Master Peace Denture
Chiropractic Medical Rehab Bamett Inc Auto Shop Scotty's Muffler Wahneta MD's Takeout
Community Chiropractor Boost A Kecks Wells Fargo Bank Citgo Morrison's Buffet
Davenport Caf6 Caf6 Woodland Lakes Estates La Vallon Natural Air Energy
Davenport Pediatrics China House Lakeolamilton MO's Market Orthodontic Specialists of Florida
Degan Family Medicine Circle K Dillon's Gold & Pawn Next Level Barber Racetrac (Havendale)
Dermatology Citgo Magic Carpet (Unit 42) Placitta Mexico Rennisance
Diabetes Classic Pizza Sunoco Plaza Mexico Smoking Jims
Dr. Mollen's Animal Health Care Community Center ,LakeWales Polonos Tire Snow's BBQ
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Family Clinic Ft. Meade Chamber of the Commerce A's Place Sunoco Stewart Auto Repair
Florida Blood Service J&R Laundry Arcade Coffee & Sandwich Winterl aven Subway (Havendale Blvd)
Florida Cardiology, PA, Laundramat(N Charleston) Auto Solutions 7 Eleven (1stStreet) Tire Kingddm
GI Consultants Pharmacy Auto Zone 7 Eleven (Recker Hwy) Truck Master
Giovannis Pizza Presco Laundramat Bargain City 7 Eleven (US Hwy 17) True Love Intl
Hair Cutter Robert's Barber Shop Bayan's Auto Truck AAMCO WH Hospital Emergency Room
Heart & Vascular Strawberry Patch Beef O'Brady's Amtrak 7 Days Convenience Store
Heart of Florida OB/GYN Sunoco BondClinic Apple Lounge 7 Eleven (Cypress Gardens Blvd)
Hill Orthopedic Center HainesCity Boutique Montage Atlanta Bread Advanced Discount Auto
Hope Center (Cancer Institute) 27 Discount Beverage BP Auto Plus Bejing Chinese Restaraunt
Hope Center Emergency Entrance 5 Star Beauty and Barber Care Center Beef O'Brady's Big Dipper
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Implant & Comprehensive Dentistry Advance America Chicken & Fish Bistro Pizza Cypress Animal Hospital
Jay Care Medical Center Advanced Auto Parts China Garden Blades Hair Salon Dental Solution
Kidsville Pediatrics .Advanced Foot Care China Pearl Bond Clinic Fairview Village
Lab Corp Animal Hospital China WOK BP (Cypress Gardens) Garden Grove Animal Hospital
Luis Acosta, DDS Anytime Fitness Citgo Bradley DDS, PA Giovanni's NY Pizza
Mattress 1 One Arthritis Clinic ARC Citgo Gas (N Scenic Hwy) Central Florida Dermatology Hair & Beyond
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Midflorida Dermatology Assoc Blue Heron Park Citizen's Bank & Trust (SR 60 East) Chevron Hidden Cove
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Mystic BP (Hinson) Dawson's Auto Repair Citgo Hoagland KIA
QQ To Go BP (N 17/92) Debby's Thrift Store Comejo Orthodontics Honda
Quest Diagnostic Brothers Barber Shop Domino's Pizza CVS Hungry Howie's Pizza (Cypress Gardens Rd)
Rainbow Pediatrics Center for Retina & Macular EZ Foods Cycles/Rods Lake & Golf
Ralph Lopez Central Park Family Auto Sales Dairy Queen Lakeside Ranch
Real Estate Central Park II Fat Boys Denny's U Nails
Ridge Medical Associates Chiropractor Fish Market Discount Food Magical Expressions
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Sleep Center City Foods Grits Tire Dodge Chrysler Jeep Pizzano's Pizza
Soni Family Practice Cody's Auto Parts Heart of Florida OB/GYN Donut Man Shacks BBQ
Spine Scolosis Center CORA Rehabilitation Clinic Heartland Pediatrics Donut Palace Shell Gas Station
St Charies Veterinary Hospital Cuban Grill Honculala DR, Caroline Eddie's Chineese Tip Top Cleaners
Tender Touch Health Care Department of Motor Vehicles Ihop Edmond Rose Produce Tres Plus
The Archery Shop Donut Lunch Express Iron Eagle Cycles El Nortend TuffyAuto Tires
The Pichardo Clinic Dora's Pizza Iron Eagle Motorcycle Service El Olvo Mexican Wash Me Carwash & Lube
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Frederick "Fritz" Baumgartner Alma Sullivan Schlarb
Frederick "Fritz" Baumgartner, 86, of of Naperville; Larry Baumgartner (Jan) Alma Sullivan Schlarb, 95, Helen Cross of Winter Park; sons,
Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Tuesday, of Naperville and Eric Baumgartner of Babson Park passed away Jerry Sullivan (Lisa) of Lake Mary
Nov. 26,2013 at LakeWales Medical (Dianne) of Batavia, Ill.; 14 grand- Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Good and Patrick Sullivan of Coral Gables;
Center due to lung cancer. children, Jeanette Arnold, Tamra Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale. sister, Alice Childs of Satellite
He was born July 15, 1927 in McDaniel (Scott), Matthew Arnold She was born April 6, 1918, in Beach; seven grandchildren and
Naperville, ll., to the late Paul Peter (Casey); Jill Kuhfus (Matt), Blake and Montgomery, Ala., to the late seven great-grandchildren.
and Bertha Baumgartner, was raised Brett Baumgartner; Ryan, Rob and Raymond and Beulah Johnson; Graveside service 11:30 a.m.
in Naperville and graduated from Jeff Baumgartner; Michael (Brittney), and she moved to Frostproof from Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the Silver
Naperville H.S. in 1945. Matthew, Megan, Morgan and Madison Tampa as a teenager. Hill Cemetery in Frostproof.
He served in the US Navy until 1947, Baumgartner; plus eight great grand- She was retired from the Polk For those who wish, donations
married LaVerne A. Swanson in 1948 children. He is also survived by his County Health Department and may be made to Good Shepherd
and they raised their four children in sister Ann (Shoger) and many nieces was of the Catholic faith. She was Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave.,
Naperville. and nephews. a member of the American Legion Auburndale, FL 33823 or www.
He spent the majority of his career A funeral mass is 10 a.m. Friday, Auxilliary and the Frostproof or
as a licensed plumber and plumbing Dec. 6, 2013, at Holy Spirit Catholic Woman's Club. She enjoyed playing Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box
contractor. He also served as The City of Church, Lake Wales, Fla., with Father bridge, dancing and music. 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011
Naperville's Building Commissioner and Glenn Charest officiating. Alma was preceded in death by or
Plumbing Inspector. Fritz will be buried at SS Peter and her first husband, Howard "Sully" Condolences may be sent to the
During their Naperville years, Fritz Paul Cemetery in Naperville, Il. where Sullivan, in 1966; second husband, family at www.marionnelsonfuneral
and LaVerne were members of SS Peter LaVerne is buried. Glenn Schlarb, in 1999; and a sister,
and Paul Church and enjoyed tennis, In lieu of flowers, donations may be Betty Ivey. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in
dancing and bridge. sent to "The Wounded Warrior Project" Survivors include her daughter, charge of the arrangements.
In retirement, they moved to Lake (
Wales and were parishioners of Holy donate) joining Fritz and his support of
Spirit Catholic Church. our country's service men and women. Ethel M ae Artizell G.
He was preceded in death by his wife Condolences may be sent to the
of 65 years, LaVerne; his sister Marge family and the webcast of the service Schields M org
and brother, Pete. can be viewed at www.marionnelson CIll .?) IM organ
He is survived by his daughter, Rae
AnnArnold (Timothy) of Lake Wales, Arrangements are by Marion Nelson Ethel Mae Schields of Frostproof, of Lake Wales Fla.
Fla.; sons, Gary Baumgartner (Gloria) Funeral Home. Florida passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, A rtizell G. Morgan of Lake Wales, Fla.,
2013 at Grace Health Care. passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
She was 102. She was 85.
Marion Nelson Funeral Home is p
Polly VanNest Donnie W Tilyou Marion Nelson Funeral Home is Public visitation will be from 6 to
Pollyst on e W U handling arrangements. 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Caver
handling arrangements. Funeral Home.
Mrs. PollyVanNest, 87, of Lake Donnie W. Tilyou of Lake Wales: i ords or comrort Homegoing Celebration wil be
Wales, Fla., died on Saturday, Nov. 23, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 at a person for his goo w.i at 1 aturday Dec7, at Fist
2013, at Life Care Center of Winter Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale. Anoros Institutional Missionary Baptist Church.
Haven. She was 83. very is Caver Funeral Home is in charge of
Arrangements are by Johnson Arrangements are by Marion Nelson entitled to be arrangements.
valued by his best moments.
Funeral Home, Lake Wales. Funeral Home in Lake Wales. Ralph Waildc Emerson

Lake of the Hills

holds feast

Lake of The Hills Community and offering Christmas and Holiday songs A o s a
Garden Clubs Centennial Christmas and rhymthic steps in costumes.
Feast and Music Festival will be Following the Musicale, Caroline TRUA16
Thursday, Dec. 12 at 6 a.m. at the Kaiser, Davenport School of the Arts
Historic Clubhouse, 47 E. Starr Ave., teacher, will offer a "Kids Christmas
Lake Wales. The event is open'to the Cookie" decorating and-eating
public. Members and guests are asked extravaganza to all children in the
to bring a covered dish to share, as audience and in the chorus. The Host
well as a non-perishable food dona- Committee, the Galloways, Johanna
tion for the Lake Wales Care Center Buscher, Shirley Keller, John Powell,
Christmas baskets. There will be Ginger and Bud Clark, Dalton Cruze
extra credit for red or green items. and the Esteve's will "Deck the Hall"
Gala entertainment will be presented and serve the entree. For information
by Cathy Montero directing the Ridge or directions call 863-676-4752 or
Middle School Show Chorus 863-676-8015.

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Lake Wales heading to state semifinals

Highlanders one game from state championship matchup
By BRIAN ACKLEY Wales five, but the defense stiffened with 7:47 to go in the second quarter. 105 yards in the first half unofficially.
BACKLEY@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM and Merritt Island had to settle for But a miscue late in the half Lake Wales missed a scoring
a 20-yard field goal with exactly appeared to cost the Highlanders a chance on their first possession of
Justin Henderson turned Black 10 minutes to go to trim its deficit to chance to go to the lockeroom with the game when they drove to the
Friday into Orange and Black Friday 27-23. the lead as Merritt Island recovered Mustangs 26 on a drive that included
at Legion Field, and as a result, the The Mustangs looked like they a Lake Wales fumble at its own 35, a 14-yard pass completion to Staton
Lake Wales Highlanders are for the might really swing things their way and needed just three plays to tie and an eight-yard run by Henderson.
seventh time in school history head- as the Highlanders lost a fumble the game at 13-all. Smith capped But two incomplete passes and an
ed to the state football semifinals, on their first play of their ensuing the quick possession with a 12-yard illegal procedure penalty pushed the
Henderson scored two times, and possession, but Henderson made touchdown run, but Henderson Highlanders back to the 31, and a
made several huge defensive plays, to sure that opportunity was lost with blocked the extra point try to leave 48-yard field goal try was blocked.
lead the Highlanders to a well-earned what might have been the key play of the game tied with 1:17 to go before Both teams have a long and sto-
34-23 over previously undefeated the game when he dropped Mustang the half. ried playoff history. Lake Wales has
Merritt Island in the Class 5A regional quarterback Nick Smith for a 15-yard And it was Henderson who made earned six appearances in the state
finals, loss on a quarterback sack. Merritt sure Lake Wales did go to the break semifinals, most recently in 2009.
Lake Wales, 9-4 on the season but Island punted it away two plays later, on top, escaping several tackles be- They also went in 1993, 1994, 1996,
winners of six straight now, will host and never got the ball back until there fore getting into the clear and outrac- and 2001.
American Heritage, which rolled past was less than 90 seconds to play. ing the Mustang defense on a 64-yard Merritt Island has three state titles,
Hardee Friday, in a 7:30 p.m. kick-off And by that time Bo Hamilton touchdown run on the first play after but hasn't won one since 1979. Their
next Friday. The game will be broad-- scored on a one-yard plunge with the kickoff to give the Orange and last trip to the semi-finals was in
cast ofWBF 1130 AM and 102.9 FM. 1:15 to go to put the Highlanders up Black a 20-13.lead. Henderson had 1994.
The winner of that one will ad- 34-23. After the sack punt, Lake Wales
vance to the state championships marched 80 yards in 14 plays, all on i fl* Medical Care for Adults
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HI T lengthy but comprehensive index and inspired her to create this history book and organizing her research notes and
S1bibliography covering every topic, for her own community. documents.
person, and place mentioned. She spent over three years, or roughly Every single book, document, and
FRO PAGE 1 The very last few pages invite read- 5,000 hours, conducting research, interview was placed in a reference
ers to share their information about not only for this first volume, but also file with the reference number, title,
handwriting on the original application Frostproof to aid in the writing of the 80 percent for the next volume which author, and other bibliographic infor-
and check if Carson really did change second volume, and requests items she is currently preparing. mation, each organized in a database
it. such as yearbooks and artifacts to be Two days a week, for 8 hours a day, sorted by decade.
"I challenge with lots of evidence donated to the Historical Society. she would spend at the Polk County Two of her biggest challenges were
the traditional stories we heard all Each page is brimming with factoids Historical and Genealogical Library keeping her databases straight between
along about the naming of Frostproof," such as anecdotes, maps, facsimiles, and History Center searching through her various computers and storing all
Reifeis said. "Some of it is right. Some and other interesting facts to help read- microfilm reels from 1881 up until the documents for her research, which
of it is not. And there are more twists ers visualize Frostproof's rich history. 1924, and she claims she still has more takes up both computer and physical
and turns than I can begin to tell you." Reifeis was born and raised in New to go through until the second book is space.
This is the first book to cover the Jersey. She married her husband, John, complete. All of this effort involved eventually
chronological history of Frostproof, her senior year at Indiana University, Going through these microfilms paid off as it made writing the book
with the first volume detailing the where she graduated with her degree in was the most wearisome task in her much easier for her.
town's history up to the early 20th accounting. research, she noted. Spending so much time researching
century. She worked most of her life in "It's hard on your eyes and it is a and writing about Frostproof has
The first chapter discusses the accounting and systems before retiring slow, tedious process," she said. "It's strengthened her appreciation and
prehistoric land formation of the Lake and moving to Frostproof in 1998. hard to get yourself to do it because love for the town and the people in it,
Wales Ridge as it rose from the sea She has previously been the primary you just finished one [microfilm tape] and she hopes that her love for it will
over two million years ago, and even compiler of two Frostproof Rotary and you still have 30 more tapes of spread to her readers.
offers driving directions to where the cookbooks to raise scholarships for microfilm. And so you sit there thinking "The biggest realization for me was
"oceanfront property" would have been seniors at Frostproof High School, and if it's ever going to end." all of the wonderful people who made
in Frostproof back then. provided fun historical facts for the;. Her research also entailed reviewing up the town of Frostproof, how they
The remaining chapters chronicle the second one. .. as many available editions of the cared about each other, loved each
history of the land and city, from the Her inspiration to write a history Frostproof News from 1938 to the pres- other, took care of each other, it is
ancient Indians and early settlers to the book was twofold: one was June Felt, ent as possible, conducting over 60 in- an amazing story," she said. "It's an
town's early development during the the founding member of the Frostproof terviews with residents and historians, example of how we should live today,
turn of the last century. Historical Society, who had been the visiting the Sebring Historical Museum not just with the people in Frostproof,
Many chapters contain writings from director of the Historical Museum for and Avon Park Historical Museum, but with people all around the world."
early residents like Stephen Carson 35 years. traveling to the State Archives in "Frostproof Treasures" is available
describing the city and chronicling Reifeis had heard her tell stories Tallahasse and the Florida Collection at at Watson's Pharmacy and the Ramon
their daily lives within it. about the history of Frostproof, which the University of Florida in Gainesville, Theater office, and online at www.
Some of the many photographs partly inspired her to collect them all in and of course, hours upon hours of
showcased in the book have previously a single book. Internet surfing. The pre-publication price is currently
never been revealed to the public. Two "I heard her several times, and I got Aiding her in her research was a $20 until Dec. 14, when the price
photographs include the first cabin to thinking if those stories were written giant group of volunteers ranging will later go up to $29.95 on Dec. 16.
built by George Washington Hendry, down, because it is really sad if we lose from librarians and historical editors All proceeds will go to benefit the
and another of the silver medal that Joe our history," Reifeis said. .^i. to local historians and archaeologists, Ramon Theater for maintenance and
Carson won at the Citrus Exhibit at the Another inspiration for her was all of whom are mentioned in her renovation.
1904 World's Fair. Glenn Beck, who, on his Fox News acknowledgments. On Dec. 14 from 2-4 p.m., a public
The book is meticulously marked program, encouraged viewers to get While conducting her research was book signing party will be hosted at the
with footnotes and endnotes, with a involved with their communitywhich painstaking, even more so was sorting Ramon.

TI Library was built, Felt recallethat They would ask me to come and go are also very grateful for the City of
RE I many people hoped for such aW ility through things with them and help Frostproof for our museum building
"Through the years, some ot, iiI them chose. I enjoyed this very much." with it's background and history. The
FROM PAGE 1 children of these pioneer families, Felt often gives tours of the museum city employees help us when we need
would talk about the need to preserve for school children, from elementary help and we appreciate that so much."
June and BLTruitt, were pioneers our special history so that in lter age right up through high school to The original library, where the mu-
in what is nw Frostproof and their the future generations would be proue help-instill pride in their hometown, seum is now housed, opened in 1922,
friends were the other pioneer fami- of all they did for us." When the museum opened in 1978, a few years before Felt was born. Her
lies," she recalled. "I was an only child Felt said some of those who got it spurred.a real rebirth in interest in family at various times lived on B, C
and always went with them to visit together and decided to start intr- Frostproof's past. and D streets before eventually needing
these friends. When I was there, instead viewing some of the older pioieers "So many historical things came in a bigger place and settling in Babson
of playing, I sat and listened to them included Betty Reeves Donaghy so quickly that the Historical Society Park.
talk. I was fascinated by the things they (granddaughter of W.H. Overocker), raised money and built the large room Although it's a few miles away, the
would talk about and even as a child, Victor Sullivan (Matthew Sulliv a),ani at the back of the original room," she distance never dimmed her love of the
I was impressed with these wonderful Tom and Bill Jaques (Arthur Frank and recalled. "Later, we realized we had no city. "These years with the museum
people who settled our town." Earnest Jaques). parking area, so we raised money and have been so special for me," she said.
She said her parents always had the "And, we also decided we needed to purchased the lot on the south side of And, she's thrilled that Bea Reifeis,
same message for her. organize aTrostproof Historical Society the museum." who this month is releasing a book
"Every day, they would tell me how and establish a museum to house the She also noted that the success of the on Frostproof history that Felt helped
lucky I was to live in Frostproof," she early history we could gather before we- museum has happened because of the inspire, will be filling her post.
recalled. lost it," Felt added. "I would call some work of many. "I kept hoping to find someone with
Although the historical museum of these 'old timers' and Victor and I "None of whatwe have accomplished a passion about our history, like mine.
didn't actually have a home until 1978, would interview them and then I would since 1978 would have been possible We now have that person in Bea," she
when it moved into the old library ask them to go through and choose without all of our wonderful volunteers said. "And I will continue to help when
building once the Latt Maxcy Memorial what they would put in our museum. throughout the years," she said. "We I'm needed."

C AHOP seen a notice in a local paper and they FEST
CHO P decided "to make a day of it." Want to chop FEST
They planned to get three trees, one
FROM PAGE 1 for each household. down a tree? FROM PAGE 1
"This is the first time we've done.
who trekked into the back woods this," he said. "And we all got up singing The Arbuclde Tract of the of Commerce sponsored Christmas
south of Lake Wales and just north of 'a hunting we shall go.'" forest on School Bus Road parade, which steps off at 6:30 p.m.
Frostproof left with trees safely tied Five-year-old lan Berrgran was non- fBus R d and will proceed down Scenic Highway
down and smiles for miles. plussed when asked if he was excited in Frostproof, has two weeks north from East Orange and Third St.
In the first three hours of Saturday's about cutting down a tree, but his big duringwhich people can chop Prizes will be given in three categories
sale, some 35 trees already had been brother, 10-year-old Ryan chimed, "I down their Christmas tree. Sand including Mayor's Choice, Best Theme
sold according to Forester Corey Walk. want to help Dad cut it down." pines are 15 feet or less in height, and Best Over All.
"It's been busy so far," Walk said, "And Eight-year-old Colby took a more Hand saws only may be brought Parade participants are asked to
we expect it to be the rest of the day global stance on the adventure: "I just and eople have to rovide their congregate in the staging area between
too." want to have fun, cut down a tree and p 5 and 6 p.m. Judging will take place at
The tree sale, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. spend time with the family." own. The cost is $10 per tree. 6:15 p.m.
daily continues this week until Friday Forestry Service administrative assis- People can go between 8 a.m. This year's theme, which coincides
and then resumes Dec. 16-20, he tant Jeane Ferrara acted as cashier for and4 p.m. through Friday, Dec. 6, with the chamber's recent beautifica-
added. the day at the McLean Cabin hunting and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 16-20. tion project along East and West Wall
"We wanted to do something differ- station and picnic area, along with Walk During both of these week- Street, is "Christmas Under the Palms."
ent this year," said Marie Pridgen, who and fellow Forester Dave Butcher. long events interested atrties
was camping at River Ranch with her "We've had people come from as farg ____________________
companion Donnie Dowdle. "This was away as Sarasota," Ferrara said. "And, should set an appointment with
part of the plan when we decided to all over Polk County." a State Forest representative at
come camping." In less than 30 minutes, Ferrara had state forest headquarters to ob-
.Jim Berrgran of Lakeland, who was collected fees for more than a dozen tain a special use permit prior to for reading the
accompanied by his children, his trees. The money collected for the tree cutting trees. Call 863-635-7801 Heartland Newspapers
parents and some friends said he had sales goes into the state's general f .und. 'i er nNwspapers

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 The News Page 21

Lake Wales Tourist

Club opens

The Lake Wales Tourist Club plays another three games.
Shuffleboard began its regular 2013-14 It is not required that those interested
season on Monday, Dec. 2, and will attend all play dates, people can attend
continue through April 2014. as many as you choose, whatever fits
The club meets at 1 p.m. Monday, the individual's schedule.
Wednesday, and Friday. They play three Membership for the season is $15 for
games and are usually done by 3 p.m. singles or $25 per couple.
There are also some special events The Tourist Club is located at 205
scheduled throughout the season. Fifth St. N., Lake Wales. For information,
These days the club begins at 10 a.m., call Phil Grammer at 863-679-7248 or
plays three games, breaks for lunch and Lela Hahn at 863-438-4756.

Early childhood education

By VIVIAN LEWTER LOYDD foundation of children. Assessments
SPECIAL To THE LAKE WA[,ES NEWS in early childhood programs also give
families a better picture of problems their
Children come from all different so- children may be facing. Early detection
cioeconomic statuses which may impact could be the solution to any future
their academic success. I believe it is vital academic problems.
to strengthen every aspect of all children's Requiring preschool staffs to attend
growth and development process. training and continuing educational units
The Early Childhood Profession may are vital for teachers so that the children
have little meaning in Early Childhood Education programs
to many, but will have the opportunity to be successful
making a positive wherever life may take them.
impact in a young We as early childhood providers must
child's life will do our part in helping children with phys
last a lifetime. ical development, approaches to learn-
Many individuals ing, social and emotional development,
in society don't and general knowledge (Florida Early
realize how much Learning and Development Standards,
knowledge an 2009).
infant's brain can We can help parents by scheduling
absorb. The brain flexible parent conferences and meetings
is so phenomenal so that parents can always be kept abreast
Vivian Loydd that it continues of their children's development as well
to obtain information, yet for many years as encouraging parental involvement.
it was thought that the brain had limited Parents can be encouraged to assist in
space to maintain information. Brain their child's development by conducting
development begins in the womb and mini lessons while traveling,ishopping,
continues to develo after birth.rReading, and eatingout. As childcafe professionalsi
talking, and classical music are positive we can also make resources available to
starts to language development, even parents that can enhance a child's growth
while the child is still in the womb. and development at home.
I am the owner and director of A It is very disheartening for early
Blessed Child Preschool, in Lake Wales. childhood professionals to see children
Being the owner and director of a at the age of four, who have not had the
preschool has afforded the opportunity opportunity to participate in any type of
to have many experiences with children early childhood program. Some of these
from many different development children have no basic skills foundation
levels. Some children acquire skills very and usually struggle with discipline. Most
easy whereas others find it difficult to assessments show that developmentally,
grasp and even maintain skills taught. I the child is about two years old; only
wouldn't classify myself as professional giving my staff and me nine months to
on how or why children learn and get the child ready for kindergarten. With
comprehend faster than others, but I do only nine months until kindergarten, we
know that there are children who need are only able to get the child to develop-
more structured attention to acquiring mental stage of a three year old, which
the basics of Early Childhood Education. causes the child to start kindergarten
I take it as a personal reward to have already behind.
the opportunity to positively impact Many children developmentally
children's lives as an owner and director delayed are products of teen pregnancies.
in the Profession of Early Childhood The sense of children having children
Education. only adds to additional issues those
When I see children develop from developmentally delayed children are fac-
being an infant to a five year old pre- ing. As an Early Childhood Professional,
paring for kindergarten, I have a special my goal is to be a positive influence in all
sense of pride in knowing that my staff children's lives.
and I have contributed to the growth and I have a serious concern about children
development of the children we have in who are not enrolled in an early child-
our care. Children in my daily care come hood program because they don't qualify
from families whose household incomes for the services regardless of the reasons.
range from impoverished to middle Early childhood services should be made
class. I also have children who are under available for all children regardless of
protective services. These children don't their family's dynamics. Involvement
all learn at the same rate. Some children in early childhood programs could
seem to be naturally smart regardless of eliminate the ideology o children falling
their socioeconomic status, even when through the cracks or being passed on
there are other issues within the family only to be stopped in third grade because
structure. their inadequacies to successfully pass a
I think that every early childhood standardized test Statistics suggest that r1!,E 4 Id4 jj
program in this country should have prisons are built based on the number of
assessments in place to ensure children unsuccessful third graders in this country. C#j FmiiA m G ,
are assessed early Early assessment of I realize we may not have the capability
children is a great way to give extra aca- to help every child, but as early childhood
demic support to academically struggling professionals, we should be dedicated
children. Not only does this assist the to every child that is blessed with the
child's current state, early intervention opportunity to enter the doors of our
will help elevate holes in the academic Early Childhood Program.

Page 22 The News Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Happy Hanukkah

From left, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, Lakeland Mayor Gow Fields and Chabad Jewish Center
Rabbi Moshe Lazaros listen to the story of Chanukkah being told prior to the lighting of the

The fifth night of Hanukkah gets underway as day turns to evening Sunday, Dec. 1. The menorah,
located at Lake Mirror in Lakeland, was lit during the fourth annual Hanukkah celebration. (The
candle second from left, is called the shamash and is the candle used to light all others, hence
why there are six candles lit.)

; r

Adina Sobico prepares a plate of potato
pancakes, known as latkes (pronounced-
lot-kaz) as the fourth annual Hanukkah Rabbi Moshe Lazaros of Chabad Jewish Center
menorah lighting ceremony that took place welcomes everyone to the fourth annual .
Sunday, Dec. 1, at Lake Mirror in Lakeland. menorah lighting.

sLeft: As he has the past
several years, Michael
Wiener lights the
Hafiukkah menorah at the
fourth annual lighting

Michael Wiener lights the final candle signifying the fifth night of Hanukkah, which runs eight
nights and ends Dec. 4.

Right: Foods fried in oil, such
asthese Israeli-style dougnuts,
are a part of the Hanukkah


Wednesday, December 4, 2013 The News Page 23

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1- -00y JayBees is big on history and flavor
IBy CATHY PALMER Photos by Al Palmer
Y .M Correspondent
I th this ad. t n Some six or eight miles east of Lake Wales on .
i Presenthscouontotheasie eofsale o'0% State Road 60 is an unassuming building, not big
discount off your total bill (icluding entrees, drinks, side rtems and desserts)but by ad flavor
S Coupon expires December 7,2013. Valid only at paticipating on ambiance, but bi andaorne and flavr.
I Peddns Restaurant and Bakery locations. I JayBee's Restaurant and L ge has been in
I 1 50 E. Van Fleet Drive, I place at 8625 SR 60 Eastesince1989, more or less,
St 863-533-9688 according to manager Ashleigh Morgan.
Bartow, 863-533 8 Ashleigh says her grandparents Jim and Barb
"3"3n6'7"" I Getson started the r estaurant back then and ran
edoo, d-,uo dnS it successfully until a tragic fire burned it to the
L-.. .. ,. -- ,, .i ground in 1999.
"But my mom (Belinda Malone) kept it going JayBee's Restaurant workers (left to right) Stacy Cavanaugh,
temporarily at Nalcrest and e rebuilt here in 2005," Ashleigh Morgan, manager and part owner, and Tami Watt
Sexplains. provide outstaonding service to their clientele.
aAef&et aut enti While the physical location may have changed, The lounge features popular mixed drinks, and
aa igtCu y! the menu ard quality of the food served hasn't. has a variety of domiestic beers on tap. Yellow Tail
l "We've kept the same menu and offer the best and Berringer wines are featured by the house,
i you a. family style food availab,'" Ashleigh says. JayBee's according to Ashleigh. Draft beer is available for
S.........ii.... also has a full-service bar and liquor service. $1.75 a mug, wines are $4.25 a glass with cocktails
155 Main St.,Bartow But the food is the draw, the manager says. starting at $4.
8631533.,6 3 arto 50% OFF a snden tes $ve
863,533.6947 TAE % *OF : "and the service." Even though the restaurant can seat 150, Ash-
lOam-Bpm, Mon through Sat 2 ENTREE i The menu features standard American cuisine, leigh says there are times when its standing room
CATERING AVAILABLE ..........................including sandwiches, salads and dinners. only. "When the winter visitors are here, sometimes
The most popular item at lunchtime, she says, you may have to wait for a table," she explains.
is the Flintburger, a large hamburger with bacon "But most of the time, there's no waiting."
and cheese which is offered at $7.29 with French Ashleigh also says many of her lunch customers
Fries, chips or cole slaw. When asked about some are workers from the nearby ranches, a large citrus
of the names on the menu: Camp Mack (a rib eye plant and nearby developments. "We've got lots of
steak sandwich), the Gravely chicken wrap, the local spport," she adds, "that keeps us going in
Saddlebagger (a cheeseburge :with grilled onions, the summers when its much slower."
mushrooms and cheese), Ashleigh explains they are' "We pride ourselves on our family atmosphere
all named for communities, developments or fish and the fact that we're family owned and operated,"
camps nearby There's even a Latt Maxcy, named Ashleigh maintains. "Some of our staff have been
for a nearby ranch. with us since my grandparents opened the doors in
Sandwiches run from $5.29 to $7.29, salads are 1989. They really have gotten to know our regular
from $2.50 for a small side to $9.99 for a steak customers and that kind of welcoming makes people
Caesar. Dinners cost from $7.99 to $15.99 and comfortable here and feel at home."
are served with two sides from a-wide- selection. The restaurant staff hovers around '16, with
Dinner specials like pork Icfp and liver and Ashleigh handling the front of the house and her
onions are popular with mosfOf the clientele, mom Belinda in charge of the kitchen.
Ashleigh adds. "We have kept the best recipes from my grand-
"One thing becoming populaia latively new parents time and have updated some as well," she
addition to the menu is frog. leg s"he says, "and says. "But regardless, its all good."
our salads are very popular with the lunch crowd." The restaurant is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon-
A variety of desserts are also available from $2 day through Thursday and from 11 a.m. To 9 p.m.
to $4.50 with the home-rnade coconut cream pie Fridays and Saturdays. Take out orders may be
topping the popularity list. placed by calling 863-696-1901.

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Page 24 The News Wednesday, December 4,2013

Bible Church of God

G 4 breaks ground for rec center


The women's congregation of the Bible Church of God poses on the property slated for the new
recreation center at Sunday's ground-breaking,
SBishop Bobby Banks (white hard hat with shovel) and Elder Robert Banks (green hard hat with
L, shovel) join parishioners at Sunday's ground-breaking for the new Recreation Center at the Bible
Church of God in Lake Wales.


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Citrus officials happy with

first industry summit

Latest challenge is canker discovery in Panhandle

By BRIAN ACKLEY McKenna also applauded the cooper- positive aspects of the message." with the backdrop of the latest con-
BACKLEY@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM ative effort. Lake Wales grower Ellis Hunt, Jr., a cerning citrus news which came out
"As we open this dialogue with all commission member said it is still sur- of the panhandle over the weekend
Officials with the Florida Citrus the brands in the rooms, the proces- prising that the benefits of orange juice when it was reported that a highly
Commission say they were pleased sors, the growers, there's going to be are still not fully understood better. contagious disease that could radi-
with a first-ever markrting summit some different perspectives, which is "It's hard for us to believe, who cally damage citrus tree growth has
that brought together idustry stake- a good thing," he noted. "And we have have been in the industry for our been found in the Florida Panhandle.
holders like growers, processors and to explain what we're doing to these whole lives, that you've got to The first case of citrus canker
drink companies concerned about different perspectives. Everybody convince people about the health in northwest Florida was recently
a dwindling orange crop and juice wants the same end results, and benefits-bf orange juice," he said. confirmed in Santa Rosa County, the
consumption, it's wonderful and great that were "Somehow, we've got to get that to Pensacola News Journal reported.
The session was attended by working toward the same end." the younger people out there." The disease is transmitted by a bac-
executives and marketers from He added that it was unfortunate, The commission approved a 2013- terial pathogen and harms healthy
Tropicana, Coca Cola, Florida's perhaps, that it has taken this long to 14 budget of a little under $48 mil- citrus trees, causing fruit to drop
Natural, Southern Gardens, Peace get to'this point, lion, a reduction of more than prematurely. It has previously been '
River Citrus, Ben Hill Griffin Inc., "The real reason that we're all $2 million over a plan proposed seen in south and central Florida.
Indian River Select, Orchard Island working together is because we're earlier in the summer, and before Blake Thaxton, a commercial hor-
and Tampa Juice, commission mem- having to," McKenna added. "This the USDA came out with its crop ticulture agent with the Santa Rosa
bers reported. category has never been under attack estimate for the new season. County Extension Agency, said it's
Topics discussed at the Nov. 5 like it has been recently. What we're The estimate calls for about unlikely there is just one Panhandle
meeting included research, public doing today is dictated by the tre- 125 million boxes. For early and case of the disease.
relations, and target marketing. The mendous challenge we have today." mid-season oranges, farm prices are "We're pretty sure that there's more
group is hoping to convene again Ackerman said the commission expected to jump from 6 percent to out there," Thaxton said.
in the first quarter of 2014, but a is going to step up its spending in 9 percent, although growers note Citrus canker can spread through
specific date has not yet been set. public relations'areas by more than the costs associated with producing the wind, rain and via people on
"We talked about needing to 50 percent in the coming year, in the fruit continue to rise as well as their hands, clothes and tools.
build our future loyalists, we talked part to help combat negative stories to combat diseases like citrus green- "If you move it or cut it down
about the millennial generation," and information that may appear in ing, In less than 10 years, growers yourself and put it out by the road,
Florida Citrus Commission Executive print or online. estimate that their costs have it's just going to spread it quicker,"
Director Doug Ackerman said at the "You're going to see an increased doubled because of disease issues. he said. "Every car that drives by can
group's Nov. 20 meeting in Bartow. focus on health and wellness and re- The estimate was the lowest since pick it up and move it to another lo-
"That need is not going to change ally focus on the positive attributes of the 1998-99 growing season which cation. It's betterto just leave it now
moving forward." orange juice," Ackerman said. "We're wasreadice'dbecause of a freeze. before we have the proper protocol
Commission Chairman Marty really going to get out there with the The commission meeting came on how to remove it."

Officials warn

gardeners of citrus

tree disease
GULF BREEZE (AP) r-- A highly have a canker infection should call the
contagious disease that could radi- Division of Plant Industry's Helpline
cally damage citrus tree growth has Center at 888-397-1517.
been found in the Florida Panhandle, Thaxton advised gardeners not to
agriculture officials said. try and remove infected plants. Citrus
The first case of citrus canker canker can spread through the wind,
in northwest Florida was recently rain and via people on their hands, PHOTO PROVIDED
confirmed in Santa Rosa County, the clothes and tools.
Pensacola News Journal reported. The "If you move it or cut it down The first case of citrus canker in northwest Florida was recently confirmed in Santa Rosa County,
disease is transmitted by a bacterial yourself and put it out by the road, the Pensacola News Journal reported.
pathogen and harms healthy citrus it's just going to spread it quicker," he
trees, causing fruit to drop premature- said. "Every car that drives by can pick
ly. It has previously been seen in south it up and move it to another location.
and central Florida. It's better to just leave it now before
Blake Thaxton, a commercial we have the proper protocol on how
horticulture agent with the Santa Rosa to remove it."
County Extension Agency, said it's "Gardeners are also advised to wash
unlikely there is just one Panhandle their hands with soap and water for 20
case of the disease. seconds or more to eliminate bacteria
"We're pretty sure that there's more on the skin and use alcohol-based
out there," Thaxton said. hand sanitizers. Any tools that come
County officials are working to into contact with citrus trees should
schedule a removal day for infected be disinfected with a solution of
plants or a similar effort to stop the household bleach and water.
spread of the disease, Thaxton said. If the disease establishes itself in the
Signs of the citrus canker include area by spring, hobby-gardeners may
the presence of lesions on the upper be unable to grow the more suscepti-
and lower surfaces of the leaves ble species of citrus altogether.
or fruit. The lesions are raised and "Citrus as we know it will never be
usually surrounded by yellow halos. the same," Thaxton said. "We'll always
Any residents who suspect their trees have this problem."

A highly contagious disease that could radically damage citrus tree growth has been found in the
Florida Panhandle, agriculture offidals said

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Giving and working, Thanksliving a tradition

By KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ Tuesday afternoon found the group in
KLBERKOWfTZ@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM the Care Center break room, assembling
Christmas baskets.
They are thankful and they are living Shreve notes the group has been busy,
and giving with a purpose. moving from one project to another.
Welcome to the Lake Wales Care They are partnered with people in the
Center's Thanksliving Camp, a camp de- community who have a need to have
signed especially for students who like to repairs to their home, and who would
keep busy over their Thanksgiving break. appreciate some extra help.
But the camp, though they have fun, This week, they've been washing cars,
is really not all about them, as many delivering meals, holiday baskets, run-
camps are about those who attend. ning the Care Center Thrift Store and
Thanksliving is a service camp working with the YMCA day program.
designed to connect the students with Hope Peavey says she enjoys the
the community in a lasting way. program because "I get to help people."
Rick Shreve, who works on the Care One group of students wraps and
Center staff, notes, "I've never seen an stuffs baskets, another group runs back
oiganization so Christ driven." and forth for supplies.
He noted he moved here in August On Tuesday, they were making soup
from Illinois, and within three weeks, cups with a meal designed to feed about
landed the job at the Care Center. six people.

Sixth-grader Nathan Willis gives a thumbs up after helping set up the stuff for the group.

Laurel Skipper, one of the leaders of the Lake Wales Care Center's "Thanksliving" Camp, visits
with the campers as they all work on goodies for the holiday Care baskets. Beside her is seventh
grader, Hope Peavey and Brian Sanchez, 12th grade. They are preparing soup cups for the

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Undy Ward, sixth grade, gets ready to color Merry Christmas cards. Zachary Kimbrough, ninth grade, colors a Merry Christmas card.

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Make It Magical is Friday

The Lake Wales Arts Council has the five-foot tall metal and paper mache. community involvement as well as reflect-
2013 Downtown Lake Wales Make It whimsical Christmas Crane sculpture ing the unique demography and culture
Magical from 4-9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, that will be located in the Stuart Avenue has transformed charming downtowns
with the new theme, Catch the Christmas Arcade. that are empty.
Crane. Local elementary and middle school The Make It Magical performance
"Don't expect a winter wonderland this students have created sandhill crane art- schedule will include:
year," said Barbara Connor, Council pres- work that will be featured in the Christmas 4 p.m, the Polk Avenue Elementary
ident "In paying homage to the tropical Crane Scavenger Hunt in which 10 stores Chorus will kick off the entertainment in
joys of Florida, sandhill cranes, palm trees will participate. Enhanced entertainment, front of the Stuart Avenue Arcade;
and citrus fruit will replace traditional more carriage rides, improved lighting wll 4:20 p.m., the Hillcrest Elementary Steel
holiday trimmings." make the evening even more m:lgicathan Drums will perform in the Stuart Avenue
A team of artists including Laura Beatty, last year's inaugural event- Marketplace;
poster illustrator; Caley Curchy; graphic With a crowd estimated at 400 lstyear, 4:50 p.m., violinist Michael Smith
designer; David Price, BokTower Gardens' packed sidewalks filled with famlies far will perform on Park Ave. between Lori
president, and others have designed the exceeded Connor's expectation. Draper's Furniture and Cliff's True Value
"We saw all ages and diversity of Hardware while dancers from McLaughlin
cultures. Listeners had tears in their eye Middle School of the Arts will perform in
when the Lake Wales Choralei front of the Stuart Avenue Arcade;
SYou could feel a spirit of hope thut. 5:10 p.m., violinist Michael Smith will PHOTOS PROVIDED
S community is coming together. A I perform in the Arcade while the Babson
artists, volunteers and most entertai Park Elementary Gnat Chorus will per- aura Beatty, Lake Wales High School art
have donated their gifts to this: form in the Stuart Avenue Marketplace; teacher and Betsy Reeves, McLaughlin Middle
that we can create the dSchool of the Arts 2D art teacher, create Make
that we can create the downtown of our 5:30 p.m., the Polk State College vocal School of the A2D art teacher, create Make
imaginations," Connor stated. ensemble will perform in the Arcade It Magial Christmas Cane.
Founded by a small group of arts while the Spook Hill Elementary Chorus 7:30 p.m., the Lake Wales Brass will
enthusiasts who wanted to share their will perform in the Stuart Avenue perform on Park Avenue between Lori
passion with the community, the Council's Marketplace; Draper's Furniture and Cliff's True Value
mission is to build a community where 5:50 p.m., The Janie Howard Wilson Hardware;
art and culture thrive, enriching the lives Elementary Chorus will perform in the 7:50 p.m., the Allen Temple AME
of people. Make It Magical is part of the Stuart Avenue Marketplace. Church youth choir will perform in the
Council's strategic plan designed to bring 6:10 p.m., the Polk State College vocal Stuart Avenue Marketplace;
unity back into the community. ensemble will move to the balcony of 8:10 p.m., the Shiloh Missionary Baptist
"Our vision is to create events that will Legacy Real Estate on Stuart Avenue Church youth choir will perform in the
put our downtown on the map," said Jean 6:30 p.m., the Lake Wales Chorale, Stuart Avenue Marketplace;
Donaldson, council executive administra- under the direction ofVirginia Davidson, 8:30 p.m., the LakeWales Brass will
tor. "We want to be a destination known will perform in the Arcade at the same perform in the Arcade while the Randy
for handmade decorations and crafts that time the Impact Church Exchange Dance Corinthian Jazz Band will perform on
will draw shoppers to spend the weekend Group will perform in the Stuart Avenue the steps of the JD Alexander Building on
enjoying an old-fashioned holiday." Marketplace; CentralAvenue;
Citing research that demonstrates how 6:50 p.m., Studio 6 Academy of Dance Charlie "Topp" Hines will perform ;
Laura Beatty, Lake Wales High School art the beauty, creativity and enthusiasm of will perform in front of the Stuart Avenue on jazz trumpet while Catherine Price
teacher, designs a five-foot tall metal and the arts brings economic devlopment Arcade; will perform on fiddle as wandering
paper miche Christmas Crane for Make It and revitalization to town centers, Connor 7:10 p.m., the First Presbyterian Church minstrels atvariouslocations throughaut
Magical. has learned that having a higher level of will perform Canti Di Gioia in the Arcade. downtown.;

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Mock interviews helpful for preparation

Warner puts the students to the test

By KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ that can be scary to some people," he
"They ask you what's your dream job,
If there were any sweaty palms in where do you see yourself in five years,"
the room, it wasn't evident, as Warner he said.
University held "mock interviews" for Benbow said that he actually tried
their career planning class to help pre- to learn something from the Career
pare them for the ultimate job interview Planning Mock Interviews.
experience. He said he learned to maintain eye
And it was an experience, which contact and good posture.
according to Bradley Benbow, a student Professor Tim Craig, who teaches
at Warner, were questions that "you the class, had given students a list of
really need to think about," and "not questions they might get asked, and a
questions that you can just whip off the copy of those questions were given to
top of your head." those who performed the interviews,
"No matter the job, you've got to volunteers from around workplaces
know that these questions are going to in Lake Wales, though they were not
be asked," he said. limited to those questions alone.
"You never really know what to say or Sindro Petit-Jacques was asked
what they are looking for," he added. "Can you think of a time in your life PHOTO BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ
Benbow says he is a pretty "straight when you were criticized?" by Brenna Media Professor Tim Craig of Warner University chuckles with students in the hallway who have
forward" person who takes pride in Hodach, a commercial manager at already been through their interviews. Students were told to "research popular questions."
being direct. SunTrust Bank.
"I will tell you exactly how it is and "I did not know what to expect. I just He said he learned a
wanted to be as natural as possible lot of what he needs to
and be honest. To me, I think that was work on, as well as his
one of the easiest questions because strengths.
criticism means a lot to me. It's what "I am definitely respon-
makes me strive to be better," he said. sible when it comes to
He identified his two biggest tasks," he said.
strengths as critical thinking and Bryant Serrano, who
persistence. interviewed with Van
Hodach said she felt he did quite well Joyner, facilities director
on his interview. of the Lake Wales Care
She had outlined the questions she Center, said the interviews
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"You try to think back to what you definitely utilize.
were asked," she said. "I came inconfident,"
"He was very calm and had it together he sail, .
and he thought about his answers," she "You've got to finish Brenna Hodach of SunTrust Bank, interviews Warner
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was a little unnerving at first.
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Calls coming in about circovirus

I am always appreciative when clients
take the time, either in person or over
the phone, to ask questions about their Dr. Loi Shank
pet's health.
It seems that hardly a week goes
by that there isn't something new in
the national news related to concerns
about our furry friends. Most notable, "
of course, is the recent widespread m e e
reporting on potential dangers in jerky_ ..
treats for dogs that come from China. g
But also circulating in some main- verbatim headlines on stories that were
stream media are reports of a new about the same disease.
potential threat called canine circovirus. Like most things in life, the truth of
Just lastweek, we had a client call our the matter lies, I believe, somewhere in
clinic with concerns about the disease. the middle. The virus was actually only
Her worries were very understand- identified in dogs last year, so one truth
able, given some of the news reports is we don't actually have a lot of data
that I have seen, and the fact that a about its role on dogs and illnesses,
respiratory virus outbreak but not since in the past the virus was usually PHOTO PROVIDED
circovirus had been reported in a found only in pigs and birds. In pigs, in
nearby county. fact, the virus is fairly common, and was Circovirus was actually only identified in dogs last year, so one truth is we don't actually have a
I came across these two headlines identified decades ago. Early research lot of data about its role on dogs and illnesses, since in the past the virus was usually found only
recently published in mainstream me- shows the canine variety is more like in pigs and birds.
dia about the new virus. One headline the pig virus than the bird one, accord- Ohio and Michigan. Much of the news has been found in the feces of healthy
read "Circovirus killing dogs across the ing to the American Veterinary Medical coverage was centered around dog dogs. Also, the initial research shows
country." A very similar story had this Association. deaths in Ohio, but according to the that nearly 70 percent of dogs showing
headline: "New dog virus no reason So far, the only reports I've seen about AVM's most recent report, issued just clinical signs of illness and found pos-
for concern." Honestly, those were the circovirus have come from California, before Thanksgiving, "circovirus is no itive for circovirus were also infected
longer being considered as the primary with other viruses or bacteria known
cause of the illnesses. Circovirus was to cause disease," the college's Thomas
detected in the stool ofone ill dog in Mullaney said of the virus in astory in
Ohio, which is the first time the virus the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette.
has been identified in Ohio, but this While it is an issue that the veterinary
Fort MlCade \nfimti Clinic is plea~s, to announce its ;iciation does not mean that circovirus has been community will f course keep a close
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Now offeVing a w ide rangc of largR animal veterina l.., recent illnesses. The Ohio Department across the country."
snics thr 1-our carte, hoet, or oher tixxlt animals. of Agriculture continues to investigate "Although we still have a lot to lear
the illnesses, and this will take time." about this circovirus, there's no cause
One of the problems with identi- for panic," the AVMA noted. That's
-l tetoppointmhnt fying the virus which can be done well said. Of course, anytime your dog
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Cocktails and puppy dog tails: America's best yappy hours

By KIM SALENO hand-made dog biscuits and liver or hotel hosts "Yappier Hour" from 5"30 until Allentown, Penn., knows this, so every
TRIPsWrTHPETS.COM cheese-flavored water. But the story's not 8:00 pm every Wednesday. Yappier Hour Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 pm.,
over after September; the hotel features is held from spring through fall, weather they hold a Doggie Yappy Hour on the
Ah, Happy Hour Great food, great a specialYappy Howl-O-Ween event in permitting. The fun takes place in TheYard Biergarfen Patio. On the menu: artisanal
drinks, a fun atmosphere and the October and aYappy Howl-iday celebra- an enclosed space that used to serve as and seasonal beer and the 'Yappy Hour
chance to enjoy some much-needed tion in December the exercise yard for the jail's inmates. Special,' the purchase price of which goes
downtime. What's not to love? Now, thanks toward a respected animal charity.
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legged guests, there are doggie contests April andendingin November. around the world. Yappy Hour starts at
The Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, and free doggy goody bags. 5 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, and
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aYappy Hour charity event benefiting Boston, Mass. pups, while humans can order from the
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All adoptions are discounted to $25
the day of the event. Adoption Pre- Find u
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gift basket drawings. will be on site with demonstrations,
A low cost pet vaccination clinic is activities and services for both fami-
scheduled throughout the day. Pet vac- lies and their pets and much, much, & SlA aa
cinations will be $5 each. Microchips more fun. This year the Sheriff's Office
are $15 and include free Home Again Agricultural Crimes Section's specialty 863-676-6176
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Special celebrity guests Santa and display.
Mrs. Claus (and elves) will chat, sign All Pet Fest proceeds will be used for
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and your family, including all human, are available in the shelter.
canine, and feline members. For information, call PCSO Animal
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Reaching out with hot meals

Thanksgiving Feast is a blessing

By MAiTHEW DALE for this the past four years.
NEWS CORRESPONDENT Missy is a member of Emmanuel DACH RCHYA
Baptist Church, and works at the
With Thanksgiving over, many are Care Center. N -
still enjoying the leftovers. Turkey "I want to bless others ... but it's
sandwiches, turkey pot pie and so a blessing for me to give something dG '
on, will continue to be on many back," she said.
menus for a few more days. In addition to the drivers and the
During this time of feasting, it is help from local businesses, there
easy to forget those who are less are more than a dozen people at the PHOTOS BY MATTHEW DALE
fortunate. church, boxing up meals to hand
However, for the past few years, out, or deliver as needed. The size of T ign ayseverything.
the people of Frostproof have been this joint venture is impressive. Even
coming together to help those in more impressive, is the fact that it all
need within their community. began with one woman.
The Seventh Day Adventist Church, Dolly Woodley started this out-
along with the United Methodist reach with a handful of friends.
Church, Emmanuel Baptist Church "We decided we wanted to do
and a couple of local businesses, Thanksgiving. So we reached out and
has been reaching out to those in asked the churches for help," she
need. Joseph Fider, an elder with the said.
Seventh Day Adventists, took over "There's just such a need for this
administration of this project last in the community. If all the churches
year, after DollyWoodley, the woman would come together like this, there
responsible for the inception of the would be no hunger in Frostproof."
project, had to step aside, citing Fider shares Dolly's thoughts on Ruby and Joseph Fider. Dolly Woodley and Joseph Fider.
health reasons. this matter as well.
"It is about building unity through- "I am from Jamaica, I understand
out the community," he said. hunger. The Seventh Day Adventists
Unity is exactly what this project We believe it is our job," Fider
accomplishes. In addition to multi- said, citing Isaiah 58 and Matthew
ple churches, of different denomina- 25 in the Bible as just a couple of
tions; The Orange Grove Restaurant examples to support his statement.
and The Citrus Caf6 & Pizzeria "Building unity throughout the
helped this project by cooking tur- community," he notes.
keys, free of charge for the churches. This idea is what remains after the
Through their combined ef- food has been eaten. Through the
forts, nearly 600 families were fed efforts of multiple church congrega-
this Thanksgiving, families who tions, local businesses, and citizens
otherwise might not have had a within, the community itself all
Thanksgiving, according to-event come together to make a difference
organizers. for those who would have missed out
"We have a list of delivery routes,. this Thanksgiving.
for people who can't make it out. We The Seventh Day Adventist Church
make note of any special needs, and of Frostproof has spearheaded the
alert our drivers to them," Fider said. project, Fider notes, adding that it
One of these drivers, Missy does it along witl the Seventh Day
Maxwell, has been doing deliveries Adventist Church internationally.

Pastor Rupert Predie (left), Seventh Day Adventist Church. and Pastor Brian Smith, First United
Methodist Church.

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Programs to help grieving

residents through the holidays
Traditionally, the holidays are a special "The last three months of the year
time with family and friends but can often can be a most challenging time for
be a time when losses are felt more deeply. someone who has lost a loved one," said
Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Sonji Coney-Williams, owner of Coney
Care is offering the following programs to Funeral Home. "We want local families
Polk County residents who seek comfort to know they have someplace to go to
and an opportunity to honor their loved find comfort and acknowledgment of
ones who have died. their feelings while sharing the spirit
Reflections of Holiday Memories will with others who may be going through a
be an interactive workshop held from 1 to similar situation."
3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 at Cornerstone Light refreshments will be served
Hospice, 2590 Havendale Blvd., NW in and no RSVP is required. An adult must
Winter Haven. accompany attending children.
Led by a certified bereavement counsel- Grief and the Holidays will offer those
or, attendees will create a holiday keep- grieving ways to- cope with the loss of
sake for their lost loved ones. Participants a loved one during the holiday season.
are encouraged to bring a photo of their Held from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16,
family member or friend and to RSVP by at Cornerstone Hospice, 2590 Havendale PHOTO PROVIDED
calling Peggy Sredl at 1-888-728-6234. Blvd., NW, Winter Haven, certified The Polk County Commission joined Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care recognizing National
Reflections of the Holidays Presented bereavement counselor Judy Thye will Hospice and Palliative Care Month. The national observance is designed to raise awareness
by Coney Funeral Home, from 5 to 7 p.m. guide adult attendees through strategies about important care issues for people with life-limiting illness. Last year in Polk, Hardee and
Tuesday, Dec. 10 is a family-oriented that include: Highlands counties, more than 1,000 patients received home and facility hospice care from
program where a Cornerstone Hospice Creating a ritual to celebrate a loved Cornerstone's interdiscplinary team of doctors, nurses, nursing aides, social workers, chaplains
bereavement counselor will lead adults one during the holiday season and trained volunteers. From left: bottom row, the Cornerstone Hospie delegation which
and children in sharing good memories of How to take care of yourself induded James Rogers Jr., Team Supervisor Kathleen Border, Regional Director of Development
family members who have passed away Tips for making plans during the Dr. Michael Shapiro, Team Physician Carrie Hess, Volunteer Specialist and Frank Grimsby, Team
while learning to balance the sadness that holidays to determine whether to spend Supervisor. Top row: commissioners George Lindsey, Edwin Smith, Melony Bell, R. Todd Dantzler,
may accompany those memories. it with family and friends or alone and John Hall.
Participants will also make a holiday or- Following familiar holiday traditions
nament and children will enjoy gifts and while creating new ones Cornerstone Hospice bereavement team. For additional information about
free photos with Santa Claus. The event Space is limited and registraitn is programs are free to any Polk County the grief support programs, visit www.
will be held at the Coney Funeral Home, requested by calling Peggy Sredl it resident whether or not their loved one or email
1404 Martin L King Ave., Lakeland. 888-728-6234. was sewed by Cornerstone's hospice


Cornerstone Hospice earnS specially-trained U.S. veteran vol- resources and benefits available to combat iedic in the U.S. Army
enhanced veterans program unteer, tailor-made for the veteran them. during the Persian Gulf War and
ie a Cr ropatient and family. During the cere- Cornerstone Hospice's social work- now Cornerstone Hospice's VeteralnsFl
Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative mony, the veteranpatient is presented ers have been trained to specifically Program Supervisor. "As a veteran, I
Care has attained the highest level with a special pin and Certificate of assist the veterans with access to those would want to know that, when the
of accreditation with the We Honor Appreciation. Approxiatel 4i50 cer- VA services. time comes, I am served by a program
Veterans program, a national ini- emonial pinnings are held each month A dedicated email has been created that is dedicated to providing medical
tiative in collaboration with the throughout Cornerstone.Hospice's for veterans and family members in care and support that is appropriate to
National Hospice and Palliative Care seven-county region. Cornerstone's care to be able to access my specific needs."
Organization and the Department of Additionally, Cornerstone's interdis- the Veterans Program Team directly Cornerstone Hospice is among more
Veterans Affairs, it reports. ciplinary teams are specially trained to with a variety of questions and re- than 2,100 hospices that are We Honor
"Cornerstone Hospice now serves provide medical, spiritual, soci and quests for support. Veterans partners and one of only 106
80 new military veterans each a ministrative supporto veteran.,nd Cornerstone Hospice has led train- hospice agencies to have attained Level
month with our specialized end-of- their families. ing sessions for veteran volunteers, 4 status.
life care," said Chuck Lee, CEO of As an accredited partner with i~ internal staff and partner medical fa- :Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative
Cornerstone Hospice. "The achieve- national We Honor Veterans initiative, cilities (nursing homes, assisted living Care, Inc., a not-for-profit, community
ment of the 'fourth-star' demonstrates Cornerstone Hospicehas completed facilities) that focusedon the specific organization since 1984, provides com-
Cornerstone's commitment to provid- specific activities using practical re- diseases and conditions of military fort and care to Central Florida families
ing the best level of care to men and sources designed to increase the ability veterans which may differ depending experiencing life-limiting illnesses to
women who have sacrificed so much of the organization's service to veterans 'on the war in which they served. more than 6,000 people in Polk, Lake,
for our nation." and their families. "We have now gone through all of Sumter, Orange, Osceola, Hardee and
Established in 2010, the Cornerstone Cornerstone Hospice developed a the training required to make sure Highlands counties.
SALUTES! program honors vet- booklet for veterans and their families we meet all U.S. veterans' end-of-life
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Worldwide the kids are heavier and less healthy

Not only are kids heavier these Body of knowledge Phobia of the Week or soft object will catch them.
days, they're aerobically less healthy
worldwide. A single strand of normal, healthy Chromophobia fear of bright Epitaphs
Researchers at the University of human hair can support 3.5 ounces, or colors.
South Australia reviewed 50 studies about the weight of two full-sized candy "Don't try." German-born
involving 25 million children ages bars. Never say diet American poet Charles Bukowski
9 to 17 in the United States, Europe, Th(1920-1994). The phrase comes from
Australia, New Zealand and Asia, Life in Big Macs The MajorLeague Eating one of Bukowski's thousands of poems
and found that children now take speed-eating record for birthday and refers to the pursuit of creativity.
and found that children now take One hour of laying tile or lino- cake is 5.5 pounds in eight minutes Later, he said one must wait for inspcreativity.-
90 seconds longer to run a mile than bu 306 calories based on a and 59 seconds, held by 120-pound at nd if thi a ns
kids just 30 years ago. General aerobic 150-pound person), or the equivalent of Matt Stonie, ho, it should be noted, ration. And if nothing happens, you
fitness has declined an estimated 0 Bi wait some more. It's like a bug high on
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The researchers say increased body st birthday. When it gets close enough you reach
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reduced aerobic performance, but they 25 million- number of people Hypocondriac's guide looks, you make a pet out of it."
also blamed a general lack of exercise who die each year from contaminated Astasia-abasia is a neurological
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ities in the U.S. say children should of Canada, or one person dying every unable to either stand or walk in a and read features by other Creators
get at least 60 minutes of active play eight seconds. normal manner. Instead, they tend to Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit
each day, but estimate only one-third Source: "Troubled Water" by Anita lurch wildly in all directions, but fall the Creators Syndicate website at www.
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McCutchen hopes new platform allows him to give back

Hopes to inspire more young African-American athletes

By TOM SINGER "Baseball and the players' union IMajor by a Homewood-BnushtonYMCA group. an edgy joint MLB-MTVventure.
SPECIAL TO SUN COAST MEDIA League Baseball Players Association], In October, he gave the cut from his NIKE Rather than pull back as the increased
they're doing things to try to expand the equipment deal to outfit a softball team exposure compounds demands on him,
For most, Thanksgiving is a holiday. game and give knowledge to kids and in Mulberry after the 12-year-old girls had McCutchen complies. He always appears
ForAndrew McCutchen, giving thanks is show them that baseball is fun, baseball reportedly been ripped off by a uniform to be hosting groups of kids at PNC
a way of life. is a great sport to play, and they're doing supplier Park events, or stepping up for various
The National League's newly crowned everything they can to spread that word. At the recent American Music Awards, meet-and-greet functions which compel
Most Valuable Player Award winner feels he I'm going to do everything that I can to McCutchen and actress Jaime Alexander teammates to follow.
now has the pedestal for giving back to an spread it with them." presented the award for Favorite Male He has always led by example. Now
entire race. McCutchen should be able to do alot, Country Music Artist he hopes his lead will be followed by a
McCutchen feels a responsibility to as thefirst African-American to be the The celebrity of the face of the Bucs ,generation.
give young African-American athletes a MVP in the NL since Jimmy Rollins won in keeps spreading at viral speed. For months, (Tom Singer is a writer for the Pittsburgh
model to follow and an accessible dream 2007. The last in the American League was he was also the face of the MLB 13 The Pirates official websit,,
to chase just the way he was inspired Griffeyin 1997. Show video game. Now he reigns as NL part ofwww.mlhcom. Story reprinted with
by a baseball icon of an earlier era. "I think it's huge that McCutchen is one MVP In the near future, he will co-produce permission.)
McCutchen was a young, impres- of the faces of Major League Baseball,"
sionable teen when Ken Griffey Jr.'s star Cliff Floyd, a former player who now
shined brightest works for MLB Network told the New
"He's someone I wanted to emulate, York Times. "I think that's going to help.
someone I wanted to be like," McCutchen When you look at this game, we know
said. "He was definitely a big influence on the percentages. In my opinion, the only
myself when it came to playing the game way to change that is to have guys like PAUL A. DOW DY, M .D .
and choosing baseball. I feel like I can be McCutchen step up and win MVPs. That's
an influence in that" the only way you're going to see this
McCutchen sensed the importance of game get back to the point where African- O rtp edi Cer
that even without awareness of a sober- Americans believe this is a great game." for Sp orts M edicin e
ing fact: The most recentWorld Series McCutchen can be influential just by
between the Cardinals and the Red Sox being himself Garrulous, personable, play-
was the first without a black player at bat ing the game with an obvious exuberance
or on the mound since 1950 (Boston's and joy. It's infectious. There is a lot there
Quintin Berry, the only African-American to emulate. And to an extent that blows
player on either team's roster, did make up the self-serving image of the modem
one appearance as a pinch-runner). athlete, he is a giving person.
African-Americans comprised To his parents, McCutchen gives grati-
8.5 percent of 2013 OpeIing Day tude for the encouragement and support
rosters, That demographic peak to rise above his humble beginnings in a. -
was 19 percent in 1986 the year modest Fort Meade shack
McCutchen was bom. To the less fortunate, McCutchengives
Ah exceptional multi sport athlete at help, through his committed workwith
Fort Meade High School, McCutchen Habitat for Humanity and various branch- I
followed Gifey's example when he came es of Pirates Charities. McCutchen has
to the forkin his career road. Hehopes to been Habitat's Greater Pittsburgh spokes-
a outh the same swerve away man for two years, and recently hosted
m football or baskeba alls a fundraiser at the Roberto Clemente
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don't have to be a certain height [to play To Pirates fans, he long ago gave hope, : Sebrn
baseball]," McCutchen said.."You can go on which he and his teammates began
out and you can play the game. If you can delivering in 2013.
pick up a bat and you can swing it, you This summer, he gave funds through
have a chance. I think I can be a big part Pirates Charities to pay for a musical
of that. education trip to Prague, Czech Republic, U D D ENS
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E T better off finding another way to invest their money, who arrange this exchange prior to selling the initial
IN V Time also must be considered when considering property). Potential investors need to consider all
profits. Real estate is not the type of investment of these costs, and might want to hire a real estate
FROM PAGE 1 that turns a profit overnight. Even investors who are lawyer to help them make the most of their invest-
looking to invest in an up-and-coming neighborhood ments and any profits they yield. But even hiring an
experience as contractors may not find it difficult must be prepared to hold onto their properties for attorney is an additional cost investors must consider
to renovate a property and make it more attractive at least a few years, if not much longer, to maximize before investing.
to tenants, nor are they likely to be inconvenienced their investments. Though real estate is a sound in-
when minor issues on the property need to be ad- vestment, it is not a get rich quick type of investment,
dressed. Investors with no such experience will need so investors looking to make a quick buck should
to hire contractors to do the work for them, cutting consider alternatives before buying investment
into potential profits down the road. In addition, in- properties.
vestors who don't have the ability and/or the time to
address minor issues like a clogged drain or a drafty Size
window on their own will need to hire a property First-time real estate investors might be wise to
management firm to tend to such needs. Such firms choose a smaller property for their initial investment.
are effective, but also expensive, further cutting into Larger properties can be overwhelming to manage,
your profits. and investors often rely on property management
Even those investors with contracting experience firms to tend to these properties. Such firms charge
may have little or no knowledge of how the leasing more to manage bigger properties, which can eat into
process works, forcing them to rely on a real estate investors' finances. Veteran investors can handle such
firm to write up leases and ensure all leases stay overhead costs, but first-timers might find themselves
current. This, too, can cut into an investor's profits. caught off guard upon realizing the gravity of their
Investors who don't bring. any relevant expertise to financial commitment A good rule of thumb for
the table can still make a profit from their real estate first-time investors is to stick to smaller properties,
investments, but those profits likely won't be as only moving on to larger buildings once they are fully
significant when outside companies must be hired to comfortable with all that comes with investing in real
ensure the property is in good shape and all neces- estate.
sary documents are in order and up-to-date.
Time The cost of a real estate investment goes beyond
Real estate is often a time-consuming investment, the purchase price of the home. In addition to the
Tenants pay good money to live in attractive rental mortgage on the property, investors must pay the
properties, and'those tenants will have a host of taxes and insurance on the property, as well as any
needs that must be met. Investors must be sure they costs associated with maintaining and managing
have the time to address their tenants' concerns, the property. Certain tax breaks are available to real
especially investors with no plans to hire property estate investors depending on where they live. For
management firms. Potential investors who already example, in the United States, taxes on the profits
have full plates at work and at home may not be able when a property is sold may be deferred if those
to devote the time necessary to make the most of profits are immediately rolled into another property Real estate has historically remained a sound invest-
their real estate investments, and therefore might be (such a deferment is only available to those investors ment, boasting a long-term appreciation rate

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SALE, all are priced to sell RANCH PROPERTY Inacces- INC. 863-676-7040 OAKWOOD MANOR
quickly, some with lake view, COMMERCIAL sible tracts of the River Ranch APARTMENTS
great investment opportunity; BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Green Swamp. Property is m PRCES REDUCED FOR
call today for more informa- Already established Tanning only good for hunting and 1040 CONDOSNILLAS PRICESEUCE FOR
tion or stop by our office for Salon with an established camping. Property is not 1.29 ACRES WITH FOR SALE Our updated villa-style
details and map. clientele base. All tanning buildable. Owner is motivated FRONTAGE ON BOY r updated villa-style
PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE equipment is included and and will consider all offers. SCOUT ROAD Near the FLORIDA WATERFRONT apartment homes provide
INC. 863-676-7040 or visit consists of a total of 10 Listed at $8,000 ID #RR10 Kissimmee Chain of Lake and CONDO LIQUIDATION comfortable living at a
online www.primeplus- rooms with 9 beds and 1 PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE State Park. Owner is motivat- SALE great price. Rates include stand up booth. All equip- INC. 863-676-7040 ed and will consider offers. Brand new 2BR 2BA, 1690 sf water.
ment was purchased brand Don't miss this chance to own luxury condo, only $149,900. Studio from only $425/mo
SEBRING-WE HAVE new in Jan/June of 2008. A T- m a beautiful piece of land in Originally under contract for 1 BR. from only $500/mo
MANY LISTINGS IN Max Wireless System is also such an amazing area. Owner $365,000. Near downtown 2 BR with w/d hookups
SEBRING AREA, HOMES, included. All tanning lotion RESIDENTIAL LOT Residen- has 2 other parcels available; Orlando & all theme parks/a from only $625/month
CONDOS, Priced Low, call inventory that is present at tial building lot zoned for sin- listed for $15,000 ID #14 ttractions. Must see. Call now Convenient location,
863-676-7040 today for the time of closing will be gle family home use. Located PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE 877-333-0272 Ext. 173. Walk to shopping.
more information or stop by included. Listed for $59,900 in Babson Park just minutes INC. 863-676-7040 4977
our office PRIME PLUS ID #1388 PRIME PLUS REAL from boat ramp to Crooked 1090 MOBILE HOMESvisit
IEAL ESTATE INC. or visit ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 Lake. Listed at $8,000 ID m FOR SALE woMnr visit: om
online at www.primeplus- #SUN PRIME PLUS REAL 55R_______ m ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 WATER FRONT VACANT 3BD/2BA w/roofover, 55+ LAND Great location to build park CHA 1200sq ft, inside 1515 WATERFRONT
CONDOS : : ... LARGE 2 STORY OFFICE m your home and have access laundry 2 screened porches
GREAT WINTER RETREAT BUILDING Needs remodeling to Walk-in-Water Creek, $365. mo incl. water. North Carolina Mountain
OR GET AWAY, Completely to be completed. May have up WATERFRONT LOT An access to lake depends to $9,000. 863-686-9347 Lakefront lots, New gatec
Furnished, includes Washer to 6 office spaces, reception amazing opportunity to own water levels, lot approx. 2.56 15 MANUFACTURED wale onith t. 'Doc
(no dryer), Ceramic Tile area, 2 conference / meeting one of the last few waterfront acres; listed at $25,000 ID 1095 MANUFACTURED able s th up to 300' of
throughout, bedroom has car- rooms and two 1/2 baths. lots on crooked lake. This #L22 PRIME PLUS REAL HOMES FOR SALE ,shoreline, Low insurance, Low
pet, screened porch has Has separate work shop/stor- breath taking piece of proper- ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 ARIANA VILLAGE (8r r Call Now
ceramic tile, roof new 2009; age area with overhead door, ty is mostly cleared with large 2 BED/2 BATH OVER 800 )70
Amenities include: Pool, Rec. 2 separate self-storage build- beautiful oak trees, ready and m SQ FT ALL APPLANCES 1520 OUT OFTOWN LOTS
Room, Clubhouse, lake ings, approx. 50 + units and waiting for you to build the INCLUDED $23,995 LOW 1
access, spa, tennis courts, some climate controlled. home of your dreams. Listed RIVER RANCH RESORT RV INCLUD ED $23, 995 LOW A MOUNTAIN
shuffleboard, basketball, mini- Much potential to generate for $140,000 ID #TRL PRIME LOT Beautiful wooded lot MONTHLY PAYMENT $599 10 ACRE MOUNTATE!
golf, bocci ball, gym, library; income from office space and PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. available, this is a great place Gorgeous Blue Ridge moun-
listed at $40,000 ID #905 storage units. All reasonable 863-676-7040 to put your RV for the. season ta Gorgeous Be Ridge moun-
PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE offers will be reviewed and or the year. Boat ,dck iand tain acreage featuring spe-
INC. 863-676-7040 considered; listed for ramp close by with access to tacular 3 state views & tower- $179,900 ID #6443 PRIME HALF ACRE LOT located in Lake Kissimmee which has ng hardwoods! buts National
m PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. golf course and waterfront amazing fishing available. 1110 OUT OFAREA HOMES U/G utilities paved road
863-676-7040 gated community. Ready for There are many features avail- s
2 STORY CONDO 3 Bed- you to build the home of your able; listed at $25,000 ID 37 ACRE MIDDLE TN FARM frontage, RV friendly. Priced
room 1.5 bath 2 story condo dreams. Owner is also selling #248 PRIME PLUS REAL with 13 acre lake, nice home. to sell only 69,900. Excel-
end unit located near Lake VACANT LAND neighboring lot; listed at ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 Selling at Absolute Auction, lent financing. Call now_866-
Jackson, reduced to RIVER RANCH PROPERTY $6,000 ID #911 PRIME PLUS Memorial Day. Van Massey 952-5303.
$29,900 ID #305 PRIME 2.55 acres located in the REAL ESTATE INC. 863-676- m Auction Lic 1711. (931)433- NC mountain property
PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. Inaccessible Tracts of River 7040 8686 Visit must go. 4.5 acres with out-
863-676-7040 Ranch. Acreage is not build- HOME SITE, Nice half. Acre DEVELOPER FORCED LIQ standing views and privacy. able, but will allow you to be a m lot lodated in Beautiful Area of UDATION SmokF Mtn Lake $25,000 OBO, great for
m member of the River Ranch Homes. Growing Region Cen- UIDArty Priced Sm Forclo-Lak home or cabin. (828)394-
Property Owners Association OVER 1/2 AN ACRE OF trally Located between Winter sreShrtrsale. Up to 100% 9298. Ask for Richard
MOBILE HOMES where you can enjoy hunting, LAND just waiting for you to Haven and Lake Wales. Par- Financing/5% interest. Hurry-
MANUFACTURED HOME camping and other recreation- build the home of your tially Cleared and ready to Fnnn 30 Reservations avail- TurTn OUr
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wide is on almost 5 acres of $1,200 ID# 7982 PRIME living at its best, this property Reduced to $24,900 id #cc able! (877)551-0550 ext 100
land. The kitchen has a pass PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. is located not far from the PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE 1210 HOMES FORiENT t t iSl
through window, breakfast 863-676-7040 Kissimmee Chain of Lakes. INC. 863-676-7040
bar, and island. This home Owner is motivated and will BARTOW ~ 3BD 1BA
has a large walk-in closet, m consider all offers. Seller has m Recently Renovated. 425 'a *
front & back porch, and it's 2 additional parcels, listed for East Ave.A dvse
fully fenced; reduced to BUILDABLE LOT 2 Cleared $7,000 ID #17 PRIME PLUS: WOODED HOME SITE! 2 $400. Mo. Contact Roland
$49,900 ID #208 PRIME acres located in Babson Park, REAL ESTATE INC. 863-676- Acres of Beautiful Woods in 248-701-6316 rS.
PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. just minutes from boat ramp 7040 www.primeplus- deed restricted community to yam1_
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m home of your dreams. County 1.29 ACRES WITH into Lake Rosalie. Owner Moti- FOR RENT Duplex Apartment. s e
will allow a manufactured FRONTAGE ON BOY vated and will look at all Rea- Lake Side cl6se in. (863)-676- sa
2 BEDROOM 2 BATH man- home or a single family home. SCOUT ROAD Near the sonable Offers! $39,900 id# 6201...
ufactured home with a break- Property has a 448 sq. ft. Kissimmee Chain of Lake and 11209 PRIME PLUS REAL NEW LOG HOME ON
-fst bar, pantry closet, Florida building onsite that was used State Park. Owner is motivat- ESTATE INC 863- 676-7040 1320 APARTMENTS FOR RENT 8+ ACRES IN FLORIDA
room, front screened porch, by Verizon. Listed for ed and will consider offers, Just $87,900
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at $21,900 ID #6353 PRIME 863-676-7040 such an amazing area. Owner LAKE FRONT ON LAKE -SPRING SPECIALS spectacular lake access set-
PLUS REAL ESTATE INC.. has 2 other parcels available; WALK IN WATER, IJust Over and 2 Bedroom apts with ting in beautiful upscale com-
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