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Sunday, June 29, 2014 V ol. 105 No. 78 12.91 feetLast Year: 13.97 feet Lake Levels S ource: South Florida Water M anagement District. Depth given in feet above sea level 75¢ plus tax Understanding heart disease ... Page 14 Tammi’s Top of the Lake ... Page 10 Art exhibit draws good response ... Page 9 Area road work planned ... Page 5 See page 4 for information about how to contact this newspaper. T h e O k e e c h o b e e F r a t e r The Okeechobee Fratern a l O r d e r o f P o l i c e w i l l nal Order of Police will h o s t a n I n d e p e n d e n c e D a y host an Independence Day C e l e b r a t i o n o n F r i d a y Celebration, on Friday, J u l y 4 s t a r t i n g a t 4 p m July 4, starting at 4 p.m., a t t h e O k e e T a n t i e P a r k o n at the Okee-Tantie Park on S t a t e R o a d 7 8 a n d t h e K i s State Road 78 and the Kiss i m m e e R i v e r simmee River. T h e F o u r t h o f J u l y f e s t i v i The Fourth of July festivit i e s w i l l i n c l u d e m u s i c a n d ties will include music and a v a r i e t y o f o t h e r a c t i v i t i e s a variety of other activities i n c l u d i n g w a t e r m e l o n h o t including watermelon, hot d o g a n d i c e c r e a m e a t i n g dog and ice cream eating c o n t e s t s a f r o z e n t s h i r t contests, a frozen t-shirt c o n t e s t a n d a b l u e r i b b o n contest, and a blue ribbon a p p l e p i e b a k i n g c o n t e s t apple pie baking contest. S e e J U L Y See JULY — P a g e 5 — Page 5July 4th celebration planned By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee News Allen ‘A.J.’ Mayernik has beennamed the new Brahman boys and girls cross country coach this spring to replace Julie Halsey, who coached here for six seasons. Mayernik has been the OHS Lady Brahman track coach for the past three seasons and will keep that position as well. He works in the district as a science teacher at Yearling Middle School. “I’m de nitely excited because cross country is my favorite running sport. In cross country, I was a state champion in Pennsylvania and I hope to in uence and train some athletes to reach that level,” he said. Mayernik starred for North Alleghany High School in Pittsburg, Penn. He won the state nals as a sophomore. From there he attended Clarion University where he was also a standout and the captain of the cross country team. Mayernik continues to run various 5 Ks in FlorMayernik named OHS cross country coach By Katrina ElskenOkeechobee News The Okeechobee County Board of Commissioners Thursday passed a resolution encouraging Florida Power and Light to locate a natural gas power plant in Okeechobee County. Property in the northeast corner of Okeechobee County, already owned by FPL, is one of the sites under consideration for a new power plant. The resolution states such a power plant, “would be tremendous economic impact and bene t to our community.” Such a project would create 300 jobs during the two-year construction period and about 40 long-term positions at the power plant. “The Okeechobee site is well positioned within close proximity to the Florida Southeast Connection Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline’s proposed route,” the resolution continues, “and is geographically located close to 60 percent of FPL’s main customer base in South Florida which would reduce transmission losses.” The size of the Okeechobee property at 2,800 acres allows ample buffering for the plant and provides space for expansion to meet the future generation needs of FPL. The property is served by State Road 60 which is part of FDOT’s Strategic Intermodal Highwa y System, providing adequate transportation and accessibility for the Okeechobee site. The resolution also notes that Okeechobee County intends to allocate a portion of its Enterprise Zone to the Okeechobee site to provide tax bene ts to FPL. Nick Blount, of FPL, thanked the commission for their support, but cautioned that any decision on the matter is still a long wa y off and that Okeechobee Count y is just one of the sites under consideration. Approval for a new power plant Okeechobee site considered for new power plantSee COACH — Page 5 See POWER — Page 5 Murray happy with IRSC season ... Page 11


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Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.Extended ForecastMonday : Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Monday Night : Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Okeechobee Forecast Fifth Sunday service plannedThe quarterly community-wide 5th Sunday service, sponsored by the Okeechobee Ministerial Association, will take place on Sunday, June 29, at Faith Farm Tabernacle, 7595 N.E. 128th Ave. A love offering will be taken. Come, worship and fellowship with y our friends and neighbors at this special community-wide service.Sunday night bingo plannedAmerican Legion 64 will host Sunday night bingo on June 29 at 6:30 p.m. Doors w ill open at 5 p.m. in the bingo area. The kitchen will offer a limited menu. Payoffs w ill be determined by player attendance. A ll proceeds to bene t the American Legion v eterans' programs. The event is open to the public. The American Legion now has free WIFI for its lounge and dining room patrons.BHR Moose hosts breakfastBuckhead Ridge Moose Lodge #2417, 1016 Linda Road, will host an eggs-to-order breakfast buffet on Sunday, June 29, from 8-11 a.m. On Monday, June 30, ve-card bingo runs from 1-4 p.m. The dinner special on Friday, July 4, is BQQ pork chops from 5-7 p.m., starting at 5 p.m. with entertainment starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 5, features meat bingo from 4-7 p.m. with food from 5-7 p.m. For information, call 863-763-2250.Group to host sit and sewConKerr Cancer's next "sit & sew" will be held on Tuesday, July 1 from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Okeechobee Presbyterian Church on Parrott Avenue. Bring your sewing machine and child-friendly cotton fabric. Pillowcase kits will be available for you to sew at this meeting. For further information or to donate material, call Joan at 863-4670290.Healthy Start to meetOkeechobee Healthy Start Coalition board of directors will meet Wednesday, July 2, at 11 a.m. at its of ce located in the White House Plaza, 1132 S. Parrott Ave. The meeting is open to the public. The coalition is part of a statewide network responsible for planning and implementing services for pregnant women and infants. The coalition is made up of citizens interested in promoting healthy families and healthy outcomes for babies in Okeechobee. For information, contact Executive Director Kay Begin at 863462-5877.Moose Lodge will host bingoOkeechobee Moose Lodge #1753, 159 N.W. 36th St., invites you to join them for fun in the lodge on Thursday, July 3, for bingo at 1 p.m. Lunch will be available for small fee. Friday, July 4, celebration starts at 1 p.m. Please bring a covered dish. Monday, July 7, features tacos starting at noon. Thursday, July 10, has bingo at 1 p.m. Lunch will be available for small fee. Friday, July 11, is bingo at 6:30 p.m. with a mystery meal starting at noon. All proceeds bene t Moose charities.Big Lake VFW plans BBQBig Lake VFW Post 10539 will offer chicken or ribs BBQ dinner on Saturday, July 5 starting at 2 p.m. An $8 donation for each or $10 for both per plate is asked. All proceeds bene t Veterans unmeet needs. The public is welcome. For information, call 863-7632308.YMS to host volleyball clinicYearling Middle School's Inaugural Summer Volleyball Clinic will be held from July 8-9 for ages 6-10, and July 10-11, for ages 11-14, at the Yearling Middle School Gym from 9 a.m. 3 p.m. The cost for both days is $50. For information, call Kellyann Campbell at 863-801-6636 or Carrie Heineman at 863-484-0812. Community Events Brought to you by:Plumbing & Air ConditioningSince 1975 Lic#CAC1817236 Stroke support group to meetThere will be a stroke support group meeting on Wednesday, July 9 at 6 p.m. at the Heritage Assisted Living Facility, 608 N.E. Second Ave. For information, contact New American Physical Therapy at 863-763-7773 or Harry Richards at 863-634-8412.Adult softball starts soonThe summer Adult Softball, men's, women's and coed leagues, sign up deadline will be July 11 at the Parks and Rec of ce, 640 N.W. 27th Lane. The rst game of the regular season will be on July 21 at the Okeechobee softball eld. For information, call 863-7636950.Brat dance to be heldThe Okeechobee B.R.A.T. Club (Building Relationships Among Teens) will host a red, white and blue Teen Dance Party at the Okeechobee Freshman Campus, 610 S.W. Second Ave., on Saturday, July 19 from 7 until 10 p.m. The dance is for students ages 12-16. The cost is $7 and includes hot dogs, soda and chips.


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Band uniforms It is a shame that the Okeechobee County School Board won’t support the high school music program by providing uniforms for the band. The band boosters are currently trying to raise $60,000 for new uniforms because the old uniforms are w earing out. The band parents have to pay hefty band fees for each student and purc hase or rent the instruments. They also run t he football game concession stand to raise money so the band can go to competitions. T he band kids work hard and they represent Okeechobee County. They deserve some s upport.  Concerning the need for uniforms for t he band membersm maybe I am just old s chool, but my parents paid my way for dancing, gym, and riding lessons. I think each parent is responsible to foot the bill for t heir own children’s needs or wants. My husb and and I paid for our children’s scouts, tb all, football uniforms and Washington D.C. t raveling. If we needed to supply anything, w e worked harder and more. Or did without, which never happened either.  Music education, including learning to play an instrument, should be available to every public school student who wishes to learn. Music enhances a child’s mind. Studies have shown that just listening to classical music can improve brain function. I was surprised to see that high school band participation requires parents pay fees.  I was in an activity like this in high s chool. We all had to buy our own uniforms. It was tough, especially for parents that had more than one child, or parents who had t ough times. Somehow my parents always made it work, but it would have been nice t o get some support from the community. I remember doing fundraisers and asking for donations when we were told by school administration (back then) that we shouldn’t be asking for money from the businesses. It may be true that some businesses are hit up a lot especially now more than ever, but the point back then, was that they had just supported the football team. It always seemed to me that the money went to the sports programs, and not so much to the band. I wonder if this is still the case.Sheriff’s budget At the Thursday county meeting, Paul May, speaking as a citizen, suggested the county raise the additional funds needed to fund the sheriff’s department, court security and the jail, by using a franchise fee on electricity instead of raising the ad valorem millage rate. He said this would be more fair because everyone in the county would pay the franchise fee while a large percentage of the property owners pay no ad valorem taxes, due to homestead exemption. He added that many of those who pay no property taxes often call on the sheriff’s of ce for service. They are using the service but not paying for it. So, do those who support an increase for the sheriff’s of ce also support the idea of a franchise fee on electricity?  Thursday, in my opinion, was the rst time a true comparison of “apples to apples and oranges to oranges” has been discussed at a Board of County Commissioners meeting in years. The BOCC was made aware that if you compared the county jail to their preferred others and using the information provided by the sheriff on a 220 inmate average population per day, calculate the cost per day to house the inmate, and convert that to a yearly dollar amount, the county jail as now operated by the sheriff is in the middle of the pack and not the overbudgeted, poorly administered facility the BOCC would have you believe. This is the type of information that the sheriff will carry to Tallahassee on his next appeal.  I found it interesting that in 2000 when Ed Miller was sheriff, he kept the budget down and had a total staff of 167; and, four years later, thanks to the return of Sheriff O.L. Raulerson, they had added 40 positions. Now a few of those were due to the increased courthouse security in the wake the 9-11 attacks. But 40 positions? Could it be that Raulerson had some political favors to repay by putting people on the payroll? But the real shocker is that the county commission approved the budget increase that allowed that to happen. They didn’t approve the positions, but they must have approved the budget that funded that increase in staff. Who do you work for?By Pastor Jim E. BentonFaith Farm Ministries Recently, I attended the Annual Association of Gospel Rescue Mission conference in St. Louis, Mo. It was the annual gathering of leaders and staff members from homeless missions, drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs and others from all around the U.S. in order to increase our efforts and understanding in reaching out to people who nd themselves in desperate situations. And let it be known that Faith Farm Ministries is a member of the association in good standing! On the morning of the second day of the conference I was sitting in the lobby of the Renaissance Grand Hotel where the normal rate for a room is $229 per night. (We paid about half that amount because we were a part of a conference group.) It was a highclass joint and I was enjoying it as much as I could! In the corner of the lobby area was a Starbucks coffee shop. I love Starbucks coffee! (The closest one to Okeechobee is 27.4 miles from my house, so I go there when I can.) Anyway, as I was sitting in the lobby of the hotel sipping my rich and satisfying cup of coffee, I noticed a young man sitting near me who didn’t “ t” in this area. He was probably mid-twenties, wearing a shirt with cutoff sleeves, cut off shorts, sneakers with no socks and he looked “damp,” as it had been raining. He looked forlorn and I quickly surmised that he was likely homeless. “Are you hungry?” I asked. He said, “Yeah, I could eat something.” “OK, can I buy you breakfast?” “Sure, that would be great!” As we walked over to Starbucks we talked. I discovered his name is Chris, he is homeless, he never nished high school, but he had had some jobs in the food service industry. He had a phone, but no minutes on it. He applied for a job and thought he would get it, but he later found out that they tried to call him to come to work, but he never got the call because of his dead phone. As we continued to talk, a friendship developed as we discovered some mutual interests. I even talked to him about entering into relationship with God through Christ. He said that his ex-girlfriend had talked to him about Jesus, but he wasn’t ready to hear her. But as we talked I could see that he realized his need to allow Jesus to be th e leader of his life. So we prayed together and he became a Christ-follower that day! Since he was now my “brother in Christ,” I let him come up to my hotel room and take a shower. I took him to J.C. Penny’s and bought him a shirt, pants and shoes (for under $50 as he was willing to shop th e “clearance” section). I took him to see his ex-girlfriend and when he told her about his day she gave him a big hug and began to cry. I invited them to lunch and as she go t into my car she said, “You have no idea o f the miracle that has happened today! I hav e been praying for Chris for two years. I can’ t tell you how happy I am!” We went to lunch and a pastor friend o f mine in the St. Louis joined us. He warml y welcomed my new friends and we even went to his church to take a tour. It was a wonderful morning and afternoon! But then I remembered the conference that I was supposed to be attending. I missed three sessions that were supposed to show me how to “do” ministry! But I gured it was OK … I think Jesus would hav e done the same. In fact, we read something like this in John chapter 9: “As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 And his disciples asked him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?’ 3 Jesus answered, ‘It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works o f God might be displayed in him. 4 We mus t work the works of him who sent me whil e it is day; night is coming, when no one can work.’” What about you? Do you go to church and learn how to live life in a way that honors God? Do you surround yourself with “Christian Culture?” Do you have a Christian bumper sticker? And if you do, that is good, but what about the “works” that God wants us to do? When was the last time you helped someone? When did you last “wor k the works of Christ?” And please remember, these acts of service do not guarante e us a spot in heaven, but rather we do thes e works of service because we have a spot in heaven already reserved. If you’re not sur e about your place in heaven, or the value o f your “good works,” then please feel free to attend one of our ne local churches to discover more. June 29, 2014 4 Okeechobee News OPINION Public Forum/Speak Out Re ections from the pulpit Editor: Katrina Elsken Circulation Manager: Dee Gaudin Publisher: Tom ByrdSpeak Out has moved online, where i t is quicker and easier to share your i deas and converse with others. Go to w ww.newszap.com, click on the comm unity name and your local or state P ublic Forum. There, you can create n ew topics or comment on existing t opics. What follows is a sam pling of s ome of the discussions currently taki ng place. Thanks for participating!


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Let us know by emailing feedback@newszap.com or calling your editor.Community Service Through Journalism 5 Okeechobee News June 29, 2014 Local cooks are also invited to enter the apple pie contest with sign up at the FOP tent.At 5:30 p.m., Dairy Queen will host a frozen tee shirt contest. Participants will struggle to put on T-shirts soaked in water and frozen solid. A Public Safety Educational Expo will include educational booths, presentations and demonstrations by a large variety of public safety organizations including: law enforcement, re/rescue, Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce, Okeechobee County Fire/Rescue, Okeechobee Police Department, Okeechobee City Fire Department, Glades County Sheriff Of ce, Florida Forest Service, Florida W ildlife Commission, Florida Highway Patrol, military and Veterans of Foreign Wars. At 6 p.m. watermelon eating contests will be held for three age groups: 8 to 12, 13 to 18, and 19 and up. At 7 p.m., there will be an ice cream eating contest, again with three age groups. At 7:45 p.m., there will be a veterans' recognition and presentation of the American ag. At 8 p.m., Dairy Queen will host the hot dog eating contest. The event grand nale will be an amazing Zambelli reworks show synchronized to music at 9 p.m. (tune in to WOKC 100.9FM). The reworks show can be viewed from Okee-Tantie Park, Lock 7, Nubbins Slough or any area on the waterways near the Kissimmee River and Lake Okeechobee. Boaters coming out for the reworks only are encouraged to use C. Scott Driver Park boat ramp access. Those interested in the contests can signup for all events at the FOP tent located next to main stage. JULYContinued From Page 1 ida when he has the time. He already has met with the teams and expects to groom some conditioned and committed athletes in the years to come at OHS, "I know the athletes and I know they have a lot of goals. They want to go to state next year and I think they have that potential." He also intends to focus more on the mental aspect of running. He said it takes more than highly conditioned athletes and heart to win races. He notes you must be mentally tough and there are some things that can be taught that can help win a race. "You use pickups on turns and games almost as a way to mentally beat the other runners. The mental part of the game is de nitely important," he added. He also has the kids already on a conditioning program this summer so they can get used to the hot temperatures and be in better shape once the season starts. "I've talked to them about commitment. You have to commit to the sport over the summer and have a base already set. If you already have a base when we start, we can work on creating more power, and on other things," he noted. One thing the runners can count on his scouting out hills and nding tougher terrain to run on. He noted there aren't very many hills in this part of Florida but runners have to be ready because eventually, if they get better, the courses will be tougher. "We've had some graduates come back and say they love running hills now. We can't have runners see a hill and get freaked out. They just have to learn it's a simple change in the muscles you use and mentally get over that hill and keep going," he added. Mayernik is also excited about the returning runners on the cross country team. He praised Coach Halsey for doing an outstanding job. "Coach Halsey really has the team working well and I am going to try and build upon what she has already built." Athletic Director Kenny Buckner said he was really proud of the job that Coach Halsey performed with the cross country teams during the past six years, "Julie has done a tremendous job as our cross country coach. She has built the program to one that is recognized throughout the Treasure Coast. We are sorry to see her go but we wish her well as the new cross country coach at Wekivia High School in Orlando." Buckner went on to state that he felt it would be good to hire Mayernik for this job because the kids are familiar with him, "He should help build our track program. He was a distance runner in school and is the girls track coach so it seemed to be like a perfect t." COACHContinued From Page 1 is a lengthy process that must go through the Public Service Commission, and decisions are based on the projected demand for electricity. While current projections indicate an additional power plant will be needed by 2019, that could change, he said. POWERContinued From Page 1 Okeechobee News/ Charles MurphyA.J. Mayernik shows off his form as a runner in high school. He was recently named Cross Country Coach at OHS. The Florida Department of Transportation advises motorists to use caution in areas where road work is underway. Work planned in Okeechobee County this week includes:  U.S. 441 (North Parrott Avenue) from N.W. 290th Trail to N.W. 344th Street: Maintenance contract: Crews will be repairing concrete ends on drainage pipes. There are no lane closures scheduled, however, use caution and watch for workers close to the road.  SR 70 east of Okeechobee/N.E. 34th Avenue to Williams Road/N.E. 48th Avenue: Maintenance permit project: Crews are relocating utilities along the south side of the road. No lane closures are scheduled, but use caution and watch for workers close to the road.  SR 70 E from the Okeechobee city limits to N.E. 30th Avenue: Maintenance project: Crews are repairing the sidewalk on both sides of the roadway. No lane closures are scheduled, however, use caution and w atch for workers close to the road.  SR 70 East of Kissimmee River Bridge: Maintenance contract: Crews w ill be repairing guardrail. There are no lane closures scheduled, however, use caution and watch for workers close to the road. Road Watch


Mary Margaret Frish, 100OKEECHOBEE — Mary Margaret “Peggie” Frish passed away Sunday June 22, 2014 at 100 y ears and 6 months. She was born Dec. 22, 1913 in Indianapolis, Ind. to Donald Raymond and Nondas (Leedy) Parker. She was raised by her widower grandfather John Leedy and widowed mother Nondas. Ms. Frish spent her childhood years in A ndrews, Indiana, graduating from Manchester College with a BA degree in education. She taught high school for 3 years at Etna Green, Indiana before moving with her mother and sister to Okeechobee. She returned to Indiana in 1938 to complete her master’s degree in religious education from Bethany Seminary in Chicago. She worked in the Church of the Brethren in Washington, D.C. while awaiting the return of her husband, 1st Lt. Army soldier Harry M. Frish. They made Okeechobee their home in 1945. Mrs. Frish taught in Okeechobee public schools from 1953 until 1967; retiring from Florida School for Boys in 1974. Community involvement included: Council on Aging, Okeechobee Adult Literacy, and Retired Teachers; serving 30 years in the local Presbyterian Church (USA). Her life philosophy had always been Luke 6:38 “….the measure y ou give will be the measure you give back. So, because life is hard, we need to do whatever we can to make it easier and more pleasant for each other.” Ms. Frish was preceded in death by husband, Harry M. Frish; and sister, Helen Rae Davis. She is survived by son, Don David (Jane) Frish; daughter, Stephanie Alice (Greg) Parks; grandchildren, Kara (Morris) Fontenot, Aaron (Allison) Parks, David J. Frish, Louis (Nicole) Frish; great-grandchildren, Natalie, Nicole, Zachary, A ubrey, Wesley, Gabriel, and Trenton; and numerous nephews and nieces. There is no visitation. A memorial service is schedule for a later date. In lieu of owers, donations may be given to either: Cornerstone Hospice of Clermont, Fla., or Dunklin Camp of Okeechobee, Fla. All arrangements were entrusted by the Cremation Choices of Minneola, Florida. Edith Joiner, 87 OKEECHOBEE — Edith Joiner passed away peacefully, Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Hamrick Home. She was born Nov. 14, 1926 in Avon Park to George Franklin and Lessie Tomlinson Thomas. A resident of Okeechobee for over 80 years, she and her husband co-owned and operated Mister Gentleman Men’s Clothing Store in Okeechobee where she became an accomplished seamstress. Before anything else in her life, Edith loved the Lord and was a loyal and active member of the Okeechobee Church of God from an early age where she worked in the Ladies Ministry, sang in the Choir, taught Sunday School and participated in the church visitation ministry. Her Christianity was her testimony, she prayed and avidly read her bible daily. She dearly loved all of her family who fondly called her “Mema” and while she still could, enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, gardening, painting, playing card games and working jigsaw puzzles. Along with her parents, Mrs. Joiner was preceded in death by her husband, Mose Joiner, Jr.; son, Kirby D. Joiner; brothers, Frank Randall Thomas and Marvin Thomas; and sisters, Helen Faircloth Fry and Edna Stokes. She is survived by two sons, Johnny E. Johnson of California and Mose B. Joiner (Nancy) of Orlando; two daughters, Phyllis Walker and Marie Veasey (Walter) all of Okeechobee; grandchildren, Randy Johnson (April), Brian Johnson, Jeremy Johnson (Amy), Gary Joiner, Ari Sheridan (Mike), Derek Walker (Charity), Deidra Walker, Sarah Kearn (Gary), Todd Joiner (Jacqueline), Becky Joiner (Eric), Kristy Lawrence (Wade), Heather Edwards (David), Jon Dyer, Andy Dyer (Alyson); twentyve great grandchildren; ve great-great-grandchildren; daughterin-law, Janice Johnson; four sisters-in-law, Anna Smith, Lorene Watford, Velma Thomas, Martha Joiner; aunt, Grace Morris Van Winkle; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. with Pastor Mark Smith of ciating. Evergreen Cemetery will be her nal resting place. The family requests that in lieu of owers, memorials be made to Hospice of Okeechobee, Ride For e FightŽ against cancerAn Okeechobee non-pro t organization is here to help you with your ght. 100% of donated dollars go to the citizens of Okeechobee to assist you with your ght.WE ARE HERE! WE ARE LOCAL! LET US HELP!Patients and Caregivers please visit our website at www.rideforthe ght.com or email me: mc@rideforthe ght.com NO internet access Call me, Nano Corona (863) 634-3971 E D U C A T I O N A L S E M I N A R S Cremation & Burial Luncheon 11AMBeef O’Brady’s608 S. Parrott Ave. Okeechobee Tuesday, August 5Luncheon 11AMLightsey’s10435 Hwy 78 West Okeechobee Wednesday, July 30Luncheon 11AMGolden Corral700 S. Parrott Ave. Okeechobee Wednesday, July 2 Thursday, July 17 Monday, July 28 Call 863-357-7283 to Reserve Your Seat Affordable Traditional Funerals/Military Specials Complimentary LuncheonHOSTED BY SEAWINDS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY 3833 SE 18th Terrace, Okeechobee, FL 34974Presented by: Jim Kiley, Advance Planning Specialist Obituaries 6 Okeechobee News June 29, 2014P.O. Box 1548, Okeechobee, FL 34973. Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the register book at www. OkeechobeeFuneralHome.com. All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton, Bass and Conway families of the Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida, 34972. View obituaries from the past month at http://www.legacy.com Special to the Okeechobee NewsThe one that didn’t get awayLois Quiggins, 70, caught this large mouth bass on Jan. 16 in Lake Okeechobee. It weighed in at 10 lbs. and 4 ozs. Mrs. Quiggins was enjoying a day of shing with her husband and had no intention catching "the big one."


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Mr. & Mrs. Mark Rucks, are happy to announce the engagment of their daughter, Rachel, to Raulie Raulerson, son of Hank and Jeri Raulerson. Rachel is employed as a “rst grade Teacher, and Raulie is employed as an Environmental Scientist. The couple will be married in November 2014 in North Carolina. RAULIE RAULERSON ENGAGEMENT RACHEL RUCKS Mr. & Mrs Dean Murray, are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cassie to Russell Rucks, son of Mark and Suzanne Rucks. Cassie is employed as an I.C.U. Nurse, while Russell is a Pharmacy school student. The couple have not set a date, but are planning a 2015 wedding. RUSSELL RUCKS ENGAGEMENT CASSIE MURRAY Mr. and Mrs Mark Rucks, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie, to David Harris, son of David and Maryann Harris. Katie works as a Nurse, and David is employed as a Fire“ghter/Paramedic. The couple will be married December 2014, in Lake Weir, Florida DAVID HARRIS ENGAGEMENT KATIE RUCKS 9 Okeechobee News June 29, 2014 By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee NewsSeveral local residents let Okeechobee Main Street borrow paintings from Robert Butler to hang them on the rst oor of the historic Okeechobee County Court House this month. An opening reception was hosted by Main Street to show off the masterpieces from the famed "Highwaymen" painter, who moved to Okeechobee at the age of four and remained active in our community until his death last y ear in Lakeland at the age of 70. Long-time friend Steve Johnson said he helped Mr. Butler get started in painting as he helped him get published in Florida Wildlife and later the old Heartland Magazine. He recalled going on hunting trips with his friend and also did some narration for him on College Television. His favorite painting of Mr. Butler was Wet Trails which was inspired by a hunting trip to Columbia County, Fla. "It would be hard to not nd a painting of the highwaymen in most of the old homes here in Okeechobee, you can also nd them in many of our schools," he added. Hostess of the event, Bridget Waldau said she was very thankful to the Okeechobee residents that let Main Street borrow the paintings for the display, "People are very interested and we are getting more and more people to come to these openings. Robert Butler was very much a part of this community. Many local residents dusted off the cobwebs to show off these paintings." The display will last seven weeks at the courthouse. Ms. Waldau said it is great to give residents the opportunity to see these paintings. "There are stories behind all of these paintings and the Highwayman culture runs deep in Okeechobee." Mr. Butler began painting in 1968. It is estimated he painted 100 paintings per year. At rst many of the Highwaymen sold their paintings along the road side, many to make ends meet. The paintings have dramatically increased in value over the years. Among the paintings on display include those from the private collections of Beverly Arrants, Lenny and Nancy Steiert, Leeannita Huffman, John Burdeshaw, a watercolor done on freezer paper back in the 1970s from a scene in France, and one of Jesus Christ praying, owned by Sammy Ferrell. Others were donated by Terry and Maureen Burroughs, George and Mary Beth Cooper and Joe Pearce. The highwaymen were 26 African American landscape and wildlife artists. They together have produced over 200,000 paintings. They sold them door to door between the 1950s and 1980s, many times out of the trunk of their cars. Over 15 paintings in all are available to view in the courthouse Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Community responds well to Robert Butler exhibit Okeechobee News/ Charles MurphyBridget Waldau speaks before a crowd at the Okeechobee Court House Thursday, June 19, to welcome an exhibit of paintings by famed Highwaymen painter Robert Butler.


By Tammi KellyOkeechobee News Tropical Popsicles is a mobile food truck business right here in Okeechobee. They serve frozen drinks on a stick, but not just any kind of drinks. Can you say rum runners on a stick? That’s right frozen alcoholic drinks on a stick! They do events and parties and even come to you! They travel all over the state of Florida, but hang their hat in Okeechobee. If y ou are looking for something different for y our wedding, party or event, these are the people to call! Shawn McCreey is the owner and can be reached at 561-667-8662. Don’t forget to tell them Tammi sent you!  Harmon Heat & Air 1108 S.W. Fifth St., not only services the Okeechobee area but also St. Lucie, Martin and Palm Beach counties. They serve commercial and residential as well as sales and service and installation. Family owned and operated, they are committed to providing competitive prices and on the spot repairs with 24/7 service. Give them a call next time your AC goes out at 863-623-4506 or email them at harmonheatair@yahoo.com.  Serenity Coffee Shop 601 S.W. Park St., is more than just a coffee shop. More than a third of their menu is non-coffee items. They have blended cremes, which is kind of like a milkshake in all different avors and 100 percent crushed fruit smoothies. They also won the Okeechobee County Fair Best in Show Award Cowboy Cookies. Their coffee is an original blend of three different beans which are roasted together and then blended to make a extremely special coffee that is out of this world! In the mornings, they have breakfast items, fresh and homemade, until they run out. Be sure and check them out on Facebook or give them a call at 863-824-2287. Looking for something a little different for you of ce lunch or a lite snack at home? Here is the recipe of the week.Mediterranean Tuna Salad With Olive DressingIngredients : 1 lb. tiny new potatoes, halved if large, 1 lb. thin green beans, steam ends trimmed, 1/2 cup pimiento-stuffed green olives, 3 tbsp. olive oil, 2 tbsp. spicy brown mustard, 1 tbsp. lemon juice, 1 tsp. sugar, 1 12 oz. can of solid white albacore tuna, drained and broken into large chunks. Directions : 1. Place potatoes in a 4-qt. Dutch oven; add water to cover. Bring to boiling, reduce heat. Cover; simmer 5 minutes. Add beans; return to boiling. Cover; simmer 5 minutes more or until potatoes and beans are just tender. Drain well. 2. For Olive Dressing, place olives, oil, mustard, lemon juice, sugar and 1/2 tsp. pepper in blender. Blend until smooth. 3. Drizzle Olive Dressing over potatoes, green beans and tuna. Sprinkle with at-lea f Italian parsley and additional olives. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired. Makes 4 servings. Call a PRO JONES EQUIPMENTEst. 19894558 US Hwy 441 S.E. Okeechobee, FL 1-888-683-7853 863-763-5342 203 SE 2nd St. Okeechobee Phone: 863-824-6770 Jeb Acuff Administrator www.grandoaks.orgLicense AL11944 588 NE 28th Ave., Okeechobee, FL 34972 863-357-2888 or toll Free 877-568-3864An affordable way to advertise your business C hoice Automotive& Custom ExhaustA FULL SERVICE REPAIR FACILITYComputer Diagnostics NOW OFFERING New and Used Tires863-467-6633 Don’t Make the Wrong Choice! 704 NE 2nd Ave. Okeechobee, FL Don’t Miss Out Advertise Here email: okeeadsales@newszap.com or call 763-3134 Don’t Miss Out Advertise Here email: okeeadsales@newszap.com or call 763-3134 Don’t Miss Out Advertise Here email: okeeadsales@newszap.com or call 763-3134 PROFESSIONAL SKINCARE TREAMENTSRevitalize, Lift, Firm & Brighten Facials Microdermabrasion BioActive Peels Body WrappingsTamara Platt Facial Specialist, Body Wrapper Available by Appt Only or 863-763-3909 fessiona l HARMON HEAT & AIRPROUDLY SERVINGOKEECHOBEE ST. LUCIE MARTIN PALM BEACHCommercial Residential Sales Service Installation1108 SW 5th Street 863.623.4506 mandmautobrokersinc.comM & M Auto Brokers, Inc. 3565 US Highway 441 North Okeechobee, Florida 34974 Of ce: (863) 763-0330 Cell: (954) 214-8877 Fax: (863) 763-0323 "Mitch will work with you"Buy Here! Pay Here! As low as $500 Down We Buy Cars For Any price, Any year, All Models! “No detail is a small detail”J. ALLEN CONTRACTING INC. 863-467-1703 863-634-6049 Qualified & Life Member MDRTEdward H. Bobbitt, CLU, ChFC, REBCLinda B. Tewksbury, CLUFinancial Services Professional New York Life Insurance Company Licensed Agent ebobbitt@ft.newyorklife.com The Company You Keep Curtis & Jennie Tyson 601 SW Park St. 863-824-ACUP (2287)serenitycoffeeshop@gmail.com 863.763.1141300 NW Park St Okeechobee HOURS: MON-FRI 7AM 6PM SAT 7AM 5PM SUN 9AM 3PM Now Carrying Dupont Automotive Paint 10 Okeechobee News June 29, 2014


11 Okeechobee News June 29, 2014 By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee News Dalton Murray had a strong freshman baseball season with the Indian River State College Pioneers this year. He was named to the All-conference team for the National Junior College Athletic Association. He batted .332 in the conference and .289 overall for the Pioneers. His overall on base percentage w as .360 this year. “I thought I did pretty well. It was a different experience going from high school to college but it was a lot of fun,” he said. “My bat was slow at the beginning but I picked it up at the end with a few adjustments at the plate.” In the eld, Murray said he felt good behind the plate. His plan is to attend Indian River again next year and improve his skills and build upon what he learned this year. Murray said the main difference between the high school and college levels is the consistency of the players, “The pitchers threw a lot harder and threw a lot more strikes. In high school somebody would make a play every now and then. All the routine plays are made in college.” Murray also praised the IRSC coaching staff that is led by OHS alumnus Mitch Markham, Mark Ward and veteran coach Mike Easom. Murray also got to be a teammate of Ryan Ripken, the son of Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken. IRSC had a rough season at (17-24) and missed out on the post season. They nished fourth in the conference this year. Murray said Coach Easom did a great job helping him with his hitting and he stuck with what he learned, “He changed a few things in my stance and I stayed back on pitches. My average went up a lot during the year and by conference time things went well for me.” Murray also liked handling the pitching staff. The pitchers were consistent for the most part and threw strikes. “We had a few power guys on the staff that threw in the low 90s and I love catching the hard throwers especially when they are accurate.” Due to his solid play this year, Murray was awarded with a scholarship for next season. He said the season highlight was a homerun at home against Palm Beach State College. “I hope to have a place to play and I plan to work hard and do well next year. I hope to get into a four-year school,” he added. Murray said the All-Conference Team Award really capped off his season on a high note, “I wasn’t expecting it but I knew I had a pretty good average. I was honored to get that and it is de nitely a con dence booster going into next year. I know what I have to do and what I need to x to get better.” Murray said he will also enjoy playing with former Brahman teammate Kutter Crawford next year. He also got to play with former Brahman Alex Estremera this year. “I’m excited to play with Kutter again. I expect him to be in the rotation and I expect he will do well. He is a very good player,” he added. Murray happy with season


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Generator Technician: Responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining commercial power generators and electrical controls within the Seminole Tribe of Florida. A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of generator equipment and/or uninterrupted power supply systems is required. Apply online at: www.SeminoleTribe.com or fax resumes to: 954-967-3477 Employment Full Time Employment Full TimeChristian Preschool Is accepting applications Must have state required 45 hour training Call 863-763-8800 Drivers: $5,000 SignOn Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2488 Semi-truck driver with a clean class A CDL. Two years minimum exp. required. Bene ts provided. Apply within @ 3079 NW 8th St. Okeechobee, FL. Bring MVR and current medical card. 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ANY PERSON WISHING TO SPEAK AT THE MEETING MUST HAVE THEIR NAME AND TOPIC PLACED ON THE AGENDA ONE WEEK BEFORE THE DATE OF THE MEETING. ALL PROPERTY OWNERS WITHIN THE DISTRICT ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION OR AN INTERPRETER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PRECEEDINGS SHOULD CONTACT THE DISTRICT’S OFFICE BY CALLING (863) 763-4601 AT LEAST TWO (2) DAYS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE MEETING. NOTICE: COQUINA WATER CONTROL DISTRICT HAS AN ONGOING AQUATIC SPRAYING PROGRAM, DISTRICT WIDE. DOROTHY M. MILES CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 17429 NW 242ND STREET OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972 (863) 763-4601 OR (863) 447-1015 466018 ON 6/29/2014 OKEECHOBEE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ARMED & UNARMED SECURITY STAFF NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Okeechobee County, Florida, hereby requests proposals from a quali ed security guard rm to provide “Armed & Unarmed Security Staff’ at the Judicial Complex. Inquires and/or requests for a copy of the full text RFP are available at www.co.okeechobee. .us/cdocuments or can be obtained by contacting the County Administrator’s Of ce at (863) 763-6441 or fax (863)763-0118. Interested rms shall submit four (4) signed copies thereof in a sealed envelope bearing the name of the proposer and the words “SEALED REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL, RFP 2014-11, ARMED & UNARMED SECURITY STAFF, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY COURTHOUSE”, no later than 3:00 p.m. EDT on July 25, 2014 to the Board of County Commissioners, Okeechobee County Historic Courthouse, 304 NW 2nd Street, Room 123, Okeechobee, FL 34972. Proposals received after the time and date speci ed will not be opened. Okeechobee County accepts no responsibility for any expense related to preparation or delivery of proposals, r eserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals, reserves the right to award a separate contract for each service requested, to waive technical errors and informalities, and to accept the proposal, which in its judgment, best serves the public interest. Okeechobee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Frank Irby, Chairman Board of County Commissioners Okeechobee County, Florida Sharon Robertson, Clerk of Circuit Court Board of County Commissioners Okeechobee County, Florida 466083 ON 6/29/2014 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a WRIT OF EXECUTION issued by the County Court of Okeechobee County, Florida, on the 21st day of May, 2014, in the cause wherein RASHA RENTALS, LLC., Plaintiff and SONYA TYSON, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SONYA TYSON & UNKNOWN TENANTS(S) Defendant(s), being Case No. 2014-CC-33 in the said Court, I Paul C. May, as Sheriff of Okeechobee County, Florida, have this day levied upon all of the right, title and interest of the Defendant SONYA TYSON in and to the following described personal property lying and situate in Okeechobee County, Florida to wit: DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY 2000 SILVER DODGE RAM 4 DOOR EXT CAB PK VIN # 1B7HC13YXYJ104650, TAG # Q582HI MAUVE 1993 DOUBLE K, INC/FREIGHTLINER TILT TANDEM TAG #928PEA I shall offer the above described personal property for sale subject to all prior liens and encumbrances if any, on the 31st day of July, 2014 at 10:00 AM, or as soon as possible thereafter at the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Of ce, 504 N.W. 4th Street, Okeechobee, Florida and will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, all right, title, and interest of said Defendant SONYA TYSON in said property. Vehicle may be seen one hour prior to sale @ BMJ Towing, 414 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972. Dated at Okeechobee, Florida this 25th day of June 2014. Paul C. May, Sheriff Okeechobee CountyIn accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in the proceeding should contact Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Of ce not later than seven days prior to the proceeding at 863-763-3117, ext. 5028. 466064 ON 6/29;7/6,13,20/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 13000517CAAXMX PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION., Plaintiff, VS. PAMELA HUTSON NEWCOMER A/K/A PAMELA H. NEWCOMER, et al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: PAMELA HUTSON NEWCOMER A/K/A PAMELA H. NEWCOMER AND UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PAMELA HUTSON NEWCOMER A/K/A PAMELA H. NEWCOMER Whose Residence Is: 6688 SW 21ST PKWY, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974 and who is evading service of process and the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the Defendant(s), who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: BEING A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 34 EAST, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 26; THENCE NORTH 8944’28” EAST, ALONG THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SECTION 26, A DISTANCE OF 104.10 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 530’45” EAST ALONG THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF SUNSET STRIP AIRPARK, A SUBDIVISION RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 24 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, A DISTANCE OF 398.10 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 8431’16” EAST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SUNSET STRIP AIRPARK, A DISTANCE OF 4789.79 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 512’21” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 1909.49 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 512’21” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 30.77 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVATURE, SAID CURVE BEING CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST HAVING A RADIUS OF 2305.55 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 502’37”; THENCE ALONG SAID CURVE AN ARC DISTANCE OF 202.95 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 009’44” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 1144.62 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVATURE, SAID CURVE BEING CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST HAVING A RADIUS OF 1610.38 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 715’24”; THENCE ALONG SAID CURVE AN ARC DISTANCE OF 204.90 FEET TO A POINT, SAID POINT HAVING A RADIAL BEARING OF SOUTH 8252’20” WEST; THENCE SOUTH 8953’12” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 675.46 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 000’24” EAST, A DISTANCE OF 1630.79 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 8601’23” EAST, A DISTANCE OF 680.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 within 30 days from Date of First Publication of this Notice and le the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition led herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at County, Florida, this 16th day of June, 2014. 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