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Thursday, April 17, 2014Volume 128 Number 16Established in 1881 50 Cents E-mail us: email@example.comFor more news, videos, photos Visit us: sumtercountytimes.comTIMES INSIDE INSIDE QUICK CLICKSUMTER COUNTY School news Webster: From red to black First off, dont run, walk or ride or visit but participate. The Relay for Life is not a running marathon, or even a walking marathon. Participants dont have to take the first step around the lap track, if they choose not to. The Relay for Life is an organized, overnight community fundraising event. And its for you while you may not ever have to face a diagnosis of cancer, chances are very high that you will know someone who does. This event is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society the funds provide a number of services for cancer patients, with the majority going to cancer research. In many cases, that research has changed the battlefield giving many a chance for survival that wasnt possible, even a decade ago. Teams gather and camp around a walking track and while members do take turns walking or riding the track, the event really focuses on the fundraising and the activities from food and games, to contests between teams and entertainment. The family friendly environment includes a survivors dinner and lap, luminaria ceremony and some humorous challenges. You dont even have to stay overnight, you can just drop in for a visit bring a lawn chair, get settled in for the fun and support the teams working to earn money at the event. If youre just visiting, its a wonderful opportunity to see the participants in action and learn what the event is all about. The 2014 Sumter County See RELAY Page 4A tire blow out caused an accident last Thursday afternoon, April 10, on Interstate 75 that injured several horses being transported in a horse trailer. The accident happened in the northbound lane of the interstate near the State Road 48 exit in Bushnell. Following the blow out, the truck and trailer collided with the guardrail, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. The impact caused one horse to be thrown out of the trailer and onto the roadway. A veterinarian was on the scene and sedated the horse (seen in photo) to assess injuries. Two additional horses had to be removed from the trailer. Portions of the interstate northbound lanes were temporarily closed while the injured horse was loaded onto another trailer. No additional information about the collision was available. Interstate 75 accident injuries horses What is Relay for Life? It has taken more than a decade, but Webster city representatives are breathing a sigh of relief these days. The city is no longer considered to be in a state of financial emergency. Thats the summation of the results of the citys most recent financial audit (for fiscal year 2011-12) that ends spending the past 12 years in the emergency category. Persons interested in hearing a review of that audit should attend the next Webster City Council meeting set for 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, April 17). Along with the city no longer being considered in a financial state of emergency, the audit also no longer found Webster to be in a deteriorating financial condition. The results of the latest audit were met with praise by Webster Mayor Kelly Williams. We are so proud of how far weve come in only a year, Williams said. Though there is much hard work ahead, Webster is committed to taking control of its future, and that future looks bright. She attributes the improvement in the citys financial condition to a number of different factors. Webster has been so fortunate to have a great team in all of our staff members and elected officials. Weve all been working hard to improve the financial condition of Webster over the last year, she said. Williams said paying state loans on time, removing state debt and improving internal controls was all part of improving Websters financial standing with the State of Florida. Working with state loan representatives resulted in a $3 million debt reduction for Webster with another $1 million debt reduction expected in July, Williams said. And that was all done just by making an inquiry, she said. That inquiry and reviewing other city contracts and expenditures is helping to reduce Websters debt. That means reviewing everything from contracts for portable toilets to Internet service providers, she said. Were getting there little by little but theres still a lot of work to be done, she said. But, theres also a lot of opportunity. Williams praises some city-related employees for assisting with the transition from moving the city from being in the red to back into the black. In February 2013, Webster retained William L. Colbert, a city attorney with 41 years of practice in municipal law. He is managing partner of Stenstrom, McIntosh, Colbert, Whigham & Partlow, P.A., an 11-attorney firm with extensive municipal experience. The expert legal services and advice provided by Colbert and his firm have remediBOBREICHMAN Editor Webster Mayor Kelly Williams After a dozen years, city no longer in financial emergency See WEBSTER, Page 2
PAGEA2SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014 ated past errors on the part of the city, and led to sound, positive changes in ordinances which are already benefiting the citizens of Webster, she said. In March 2013, Webster engaged Rob Garner of GCSC, a government financial consultant with over 35 years of experience, to assist the city in bringing financial stability and sustainability back to Webster. Williams also gives substantial credit City Clerk Dana Waters and city staff. They could not be more diligent, she said. The dedication and enthusiasm of each and every one of them breathes new life into Webster. Waters is a member of the Florida Association of City Clerks and has completed her education to become a certified municipal clerk through Florida State University. Her efforts to improve financial standard operating procedures and determine ways to decrease debt on state loans is a major contributing factor in bringing the city out of a deteriorating financial condition and removing Webster from a state of financial emergency, Williams said. Financial improvement can also be accredited to the City Council, she said. During the 2013-14 budget process, the City Council took a more active role than in the past, Williams said. This increased participation acted as not only a means of establishing a higher degree of accountability, and a source of education pertaining to the citys financial status but also to provide checks and balances in the financial system. During the budget process, the City Council committed to actions that will increase the citys improving financial condition, and provide sustainability to the City of Webster. City leaders are also looking a restructuring water and sewer rates to ensure that they are cost effective. And additional sources of revenue are on the horizon. For one, the Sumter County Fairgrounds will become a sewer customer for the city as it extends service to the fairgrounds area. WEBSTERcontinued from Page 1 Big Bass Tournament makes a splash in Panasoffkee Sumter County and the Sumter County Tourism Development Council hosted the first General Sumters Last Stand Big Fish Bass Tournament at Lake Panasoffkee on Saturday, April 5. The tournament promoted Sumter County tourism and drew visitors and locals alike. The top prize of $3,000 was awarded to the catch of the day, a 6.14 pounds bass caught by Lake Panasoffkees own Allen Whitt. Afterward, spectators were treated to a funfilled, family-friendly after-party at WerdaHecamiat Fishing Resort. All in all, over $8,000 in cash and prizes were given away over the course of the afternoon to anglers and non-anglers alike. Out of the nearly 100 anglers on the lake that day, the tournament drew a total 69 competitors. It was excellent fishing on a lake surrounded by authentic, old-Florida fish camps that makes the area a top fishing spot in the state. As the anglers, their families and other spectators gathered at WerdaHecamiat to enjoy the tournament, they were treated to a carnival-like atmosphere filled with live music, games and other activities. The family-friendly fun was open to all who attended. Food and drinks were provided by the Werda-Hecamiat Restaurant the launch under new ownership coinciding with the tournament. The winning weights and anglers were: Allen Whitt a 6.14-pound catch and also the Catch of the Day, Charles Miller in second place 4.18 pounds and Brent Schwenneker 3.03 pounds for third place in the first weigh-in of the day. In the second weigh-in, it was Rick West in first with a 4.37pound catch, Mike Sherouse in second with a 3.75-pound catch and Allen Whitt in third with a 3.63-pound catch. Weigh-in three rankings were Matthew Barber in first with a 2.86 pound catch, Roger Smith in second with a 2.27 pound catch and Tommy Frederick in third with a 2.18 pound catch. Sponsors included Werda-Hecamiat Fishing Resort; Pana Vista Lodge; Idlewild Lodge; Power Pole Anchors; Ultimate Outdoor Landscaping; Polk Tractor Company; Bass Attack Trail; Sumter County Chamber of Commerce; Tom and Jerrys Airboat Rides and Tangent Media, the designers and administrators of DiscoverSumterFl.com. This event was brought to the community, in part, by a Tourism Development Tax Grant from the Sumter County Board of County Commissioners in conjunction with the Sumter County Tourism Development Council. BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesPana-Vista owner Jim Veal (second from right) was honored during the tournament as the communitys Distinguished Citizen. Veals parents bought the Pana-Vista Lodge back in 1948, in a partnership, but the family bought out their partners in the following years. 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Robert Louis Jericho IV, 20, Center Hill, arrested for damaging property. Natasha Knowles, 22, Wildwood, arrested for out-of-county warrant. Sarah Melinda Whited, 33, Lake Panasoffkee, arrested for battery. Justin Victor Wier, 31, Bushnell, arrested for contempt of court. Tuesday, April 8 Carlos Lee Edgar, 18, Coleman, arrested for possession of liquor. Wednesday, April 9 Steven Michael Blankenship, 26, Webster, arrested for probation violation. Thursday, April 10 Sean Darrell Grubbs, 43, Webster, arrested for driving while license suspended and battery. Stephanie Anne Morris, 27, Wildwood, arrested for larceny. Carl Edmound Pate, 39, Wildwood, arrested on out-of-county warrant. Friday, April 11 Brian Alan Bridges, 28, Bushnell, arrested for sale and possession of synthetic narcotics and keeping shop or vehicle for drugs. Steve Ronnell Christian, 50, Webster, arrested for possession of cocaine and driving while license suspended. Saturday, April 12 Christopher Buck Bailey, 32, Bushnell, arrested for driving while license suspended. Kevin Allen Bansley, 31, Oxford, arrested for sale and possession of methamphetamine. Kevin Joseph Boudreau Jr., 28, The Villages, arrested for larceny. Goldie Leroy Calhoun Jr., 37, Wildwood, arrested for damaging property. Sunday, April 13 Daniela Ceracche, 62, The Villages, arrested for shoplifting. Monday, April 14 Terry Levon Killings Jr., 27, Wildwood, arrested for withholding support. Hunter Lee Stanley, 19, Wildwood, arrested for dealing in stolen property. 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SUMTER COUNTY MOST WANTED Shirley Planthaber Daugherty, 41 3885 C.R. 405 C, Lake Panasoffkee One count DUI with Property Damage Cornelius Patrick Lewis Jr., 22 1392 C.R. 228, Wildwood One count Failure to Register as Felon Thomas Dean Garris, 56 4136 C.R. 422, Lake Panasoffkee One count Burglary; one count Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon; Fail to Appear Shereeda Shantass Glenn, 24 475 N.W. 10th Ave., Webster One count Sale of Cocaine; one count Possession of Cocaine; one count Sale of Marijuana; one count Delivery of Controlled Substance Angel Enriquez, 24 153 W. Orange St., Center Hill One count Sexual Battery Person 12 to 18 years of age; one count Aggravated Child Abuse; one count Battery. Sophia Lorraine Wilson, 39 4912 S.E. 7th Drive, Bushnell One count Driving with License Suspended/Revoked 2nd Conviction Kasi Nicole Johnson, 29 4989 e. S.R. 44, Lot 14, Wildwood One count Violation of Probation; Manufacture/Possession Methamphetamine Bob Turner IV, 28 10074 N.E. 9th St., Oxford One count Failure to Appear Michael Jay Sapp, 32 2986 C.R. 321, Bushnell One count Petit Theft; Fail to Appear Johntraillius Terry, 21 343 S.R. 44, Wildwood One count No Valid Drivers License CAPTURED CAPTURED CAPTURED Sheriffs deputies last week arrested one of the countys Most Wanted suspects. Bob Turner IV, 29, of Oxford, was apprehended on Wednesday, April 9, when he was surrounde and taken into custody without incident by deputies, according to a sheriffs office press release. Turner had been on the countys Ten Most Wanted list since the middle of February, according to the report. He was arrested for a third offense of driving while license suspended, obstruction without violence, failure to appear for sale of cocaine and failure to appear for possession of cocaine with intent to sell or deliver. 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PAGEA4SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014 BEYOND SUMTER The Voice of Sumter County since 1881The editorial opinion expressed in the Sumter County Times is the opinion of the news staff of this newspaper.PublisherGerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Bob Reichman204 E. McCollum Ave. Bushnell, Fl. 33513Member Florida Press AssocationThe opinions expressed in Sumter County Times editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board.Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via e-mail. Phone numbers will not be printed or given out.We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Letters must be no longer than 450 words, and writers will be limited to two letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, The Sumter County Times, 204 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, Fla., 33513, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.OPINIONS INVITED Sumter County TimesOpinion Relay for Life is set for 6 p.m. on Friday, May 2, through the morning of Saturday, May 3. Plan to attend as survivors are honored and take a lap around the track, stay for the fun and entertainment and visit the decorated camps on site. Some of the things the Relay for Life helps to fund include: Hope Lodge free housing for patients and their caregivers to stay during treatment; Road To Recovery transportation for cancer patients to and from treatment; prosthesis and wigs, groups and more. According to statistics, there are an estimated 1,660,290 new cancer cases that were expected to be diagnosed last year. An estimated 580,350 Americans were expected to die of cancer in 2013, with approximately 42,370 from Florida. Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the nation. In recent months, the Sumter County Times has published comments from people on why they participate in the local Relay for Life. The following are comments from longtime relay participant Tanya Mikeals:Tanya Mikeals:Why I RelayI started relaying when Sumter County had the very first relay, said Tanya Mikeals of Sumter Electric Cooperative. It was community event that SECO was taking part in. Since then, this has become very personnel for me. My father battled lung, prostate and skin cancer he was able to overcome all of these battles. It made me very aware that without the cancer research, he would not have been able to win his battle with cancer. Almost everyone knows someone (or they themselves) that has been affected by cancer. Without the contribution of the American Cancer Society and the money that is raised through the Relay for Life, our hope of ever finding a cure for cancer would never be realized. I relay now for our future. Mikeals lives in Wildwood and relays on her work team, along with her granddaughter, Skyler Kornegay. While the entertainment may vary each year, Mikeals said her favorite part of the event is the talent contest. It was a lot of fun to perform and to watch the other performers. And her choice for the funniest part of the event? When we did the Chicken dance. Mikeals has been relaying for years now, collecting memories of different events at each one. She was most touched when one of the people who participated walked the track for the entire event (18 hours), in order to raise as much money as he could. Since Relay for Life began in Sumter County, Mikeals has been team captain, entertainment and survivor chair and trash detail. Ive dressed up in silly costumes and performed a Sonny and Cher act, she said, but, the most impressive thing Ive done at Relay is to walk around the track and see people wearing their survivor T-shirts and knowing that in some small way I am contributing to this great cause. The community should come out and support the relay by forming a team or joining an existing team, by help spreading the word about Relay and what its about.Grace notes Head Starts thanksOn Thursday morning, March 27, 30 children, five teachers and several parents from the Bushnell Head Start went on a field trip to the helicopter landing pad behind the courthouse in Bushnell. The children got to see a helicopter from the Shands Air Flight Program arrive and take off again. For many of the children, it was the first time they had seen a helicopter that wasnt on television. The children were given the opportunity to talk to the pilot, look at the helicopter up close, and ask questions. It was a very exciting and educational morning for the children. The Head Start teachers and children wish to thank the Shands Air Flight Program; Brent Evans, a pilot for the Sumter County Sheriffs Department; Christine Hill, the general manager of the Rural/Metro Ambulance Service for Sumter County; and the parents who accompanied the group. Opportunities such as these help to bring real world experiences to these children that may someday inspire them with their career choices in the future. Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 program year for children who are three or four years old on or before September 1, 2014, and who meet low-income guidelines. Head Start welcomes children with disabilities or medical conditions, children who are homeless and children who have English as a second language. There is also a VPK classroom at the Bushnell Head Start. Parents who want to enroll their children in this free preschool program should bring a copy of the childs birth certificate, parent/legal guardians photo ID, proof of residency in the county, proof of income, and any diagnoses of conditions affecting the child (if applicable) to the Bushnell Head Start at 403 South Lincoln Street in Bushnell during the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm Monday through Friday. The telephone number for enquiries is 352-793-3737. Finally, thanks are in order to the Head Start Director, Heidi Rand, for the wonderful job that she has done providing all the staff members with the necessary training and support to have the Bushnell Head Start recognized by the National Head Start Association as a Program of Excellence. Thanks also to Child Development Specialists, Susan Vega and Ronjaneen Harris at the Bushnell center for all they do. Yours Sincerely, Heloise Gibbons Teachers Assistant Letters to the editor What is Relay for Life? New beatitudesPerhaps one of the most poetic and familiar passages in the gospels is the beatitudes from Jesus Sermon on the Mount. Jesus gathered his disciples together to teach them and began by saying, Blessed are the (fill in the blank), and then told them why they were blessed. For example, he said the poor in spirit are blessed because they would richly receive Gods kingdom; those who mourn are blessed because they would be comforted. The merciful would be shown mercy and the pure of heart would see God. I have a few beatitudes of my own that Id like to add to the list: n Blessed are those who can sit still in a quiet room without a Tasmanian devil inside their brain making them crazy and upping their stress. As I write this, the house is quiet. Its raining and theres thunder rumbling in the distance. Its a perfect time to be still and let God speak, but my mind wont let me. Im thinking ahead to what needs to be done next week when what I should be thinking about is what God has done for me today. Once I met a woman who lived in complete solitude no radio, no TV. Her house was so silent you could hear her cats soft paws treading on her tile floor. This woman spoke slowly. Quietly. Deliberately. Gently. Softly. Drove me nuts! Come on, honey, pick up the pace, I wanted to say. Seventeenth-century philosopher Blaise Pascal said that all human evil results from us not being able to sit still in a room. I dont know if thats true, but God once said and still says Be still. He says, In repentance and rest is your salvation. In quietness and trust is your strength (Isaiah 30:15). I think the fear of stillness is the fear of hearing God speak, that he just might say Im a disappointment. But thats a lie. There is therefore no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus (Romans 8:1). Next time its quiet maybe Ill sit still long enough to hear that. n Blessed are the skeptics and doubters, for God seems to take great delight in surprising their socks off. One of my favorite Bible people is Thomas, a disciple of Jesus who was a bit of a buzz kill. Nicknamed Doubting Thomas, he tended to see the glass halfempty and expect the worst. When the other disciples were giddy with the news that Jesus had risen from the dead, Thomas said he wouldnt believe it unless he could physically touch the Saviors wounds. Poof! Jesus appeared to him and invited Thomas to take a poke. Jesus couldve chastised him for not believing, but he didnt. He loved Thomas, despite his unbelief. I totally get Thomas. Even though Ive written two books on prayer, I truly dont believe God answers my prayers and then he goes and does and Im left sockless and filled with awe. Each time that happens Im humbled and amazed and a little bit ashamed to realize afresh how kind and merciful God is to me. n In a similar vein, blessed are the little of faith, for even a little is enough. Jesus said if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, which is teeny tiny, you can move a mountain, and we all have mountains that need moving. Its a true saying that its not the size of your faith that counts, but what or who your faith is in. Mine is in Jesus, and hes the one who created and sustains the whole world. Even so, sometimes I cant help but try to move mountains by myself, and frankly, that rarely (never) works out. n Blessed are the truly contrite, for God shall make them LOL, or at least grin like a Cheshire cat. I firmly believe that only those who know and are well-acquainted with the depth of their sin and the extent of their unrighteousness can fully appreciate the greatness and the magnitude of Gods grace and forgiveness. If you only see yourself as a small sinner, Gods grace is small, too, and what joy is there in that? But for those who see themselves as great sinners, theres no better reason to laugh the laughter of the forgiven and redeemed. We have a saying around my church: Cheer up! Youre a lot worse than you think. But Gods grace is a lot greater than you can even imagine. Blessed are those who know it. Nancy Kennedy is the author of Move Over, Victoria I Know the Real Secret, Girl on a Swing, and her latest book, Lipstick Grace. She can be reached at 352-564-2927, Monday through Thursday, or via email at email@example.com. Nancy Kennedy Special to theTimes Field Day thanksSumter District Schools would like to extend a very special thank you to all of the teachers, administrators, district personnel, and volunteers who helped make Math Field Day a huge success! Every student received a Certificate of Participation. First and second place winners for each grade level received a trophy, and team winners for each grade level received an award certificate. Lunch and refreshments were provided by Wildwood Rotary and the Sumter Enhancement Foundation. Suncoast Credit Unions generous donations provided the cash prizes for top performing schools, trophies for the two top performing students in each category, and certificates for top combo winners, top teams, and all participants. Please join us in congratulating these individuals for a job well done! Sum ter C ounty D istrict Schools Letter to the editor RELAYcontinued from Page 1 Tanya Mikeals is shown here as Mrs. C or Mrs. Cunningham from The Happy Days just one of the many characters shes taken on over the years. The annual relay always has a theme and teams design their overnight camps and many of their activities to match the theme from cartoons to television shows.
A crowd is expected this Saturday, at Lincoln Park in Bushnell, for the annual Bushnell Community Spring Festival. The annual barbecue picnic starts at 11 a.m., so bring your lawn chairs and plan to support the event. The picnic is a way to honor seniors and veterans, while offering residents a chance to fellowship. From barbecue to homemade potato salad and baked beans, the picnic usually includes some homemade peach cobbler too. Therell be live music, games and plenty of fun, as friends and family gather. The club was created to help seniors in the community through the Bushnell Mens Club the group hosting the barbecue. They came together several years ago to provide help for residents and to create fellowship events, according to member and event coordinator Jesse Hill. Their network of communication in the neighborhood allows them to keep up with residents needs, according to Hill. The mens group meets at 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month. The meeting location changes each month. For more information, contact the club at P.O. Box 1586 Bushnell, Fl. 33513.SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014, PAGEA5 Ever wanted to give a mild exercise boot camp a chance, but dont want to spend big bucks to see if you like it? Or would you like to get the entire family involved some kind of family exercise program? Then its time to Get Fit Bushnell and get ready to get your sweat on in answer to a challenge issued by G Fit Studios owner Matt Ellis. Ellis tossed out the challenge and hes even working to make it possible for local families, kicking the challenge into action by offering the community a free once-a-month family boot camp, starting next week on Thursday, April 24. The Operation Get Fit Bushnell challenge begins at 7 p.m. at the Kenny Dixon Sports Complex, on the front football field for good music and a good time. Ellis said participants need to bring a bottle of water, family and a friend. The gathering is geared for the whole family, basically from ages six years and up, and will be a fun and energized workout, he said. While it is a boot camp, continuous movement style workout, Its a beginners level fitness program, and there wont be anything that even a six-year-old cant do, he said. He hopes to at least get the residents motivated to get out and do the exercise once a month. Theres no sign-up, just show up, he said, adding hes got commitments from about 100 people so far. Operating GFit for the past year, Ellis said he has a client base of about 140 people. I was approached by a good friend of mine to start Gfit, he said, noting that he and that friend, Josh Miller, created their own brand. Ellis played football and baseball for the Wildcats and the Raiders before earning a football scholarship to Jacksonville University. He continued in sports, moving through the ranks of arena football and then to European football. These days hes back at South Sumter, but this time, hes coaching. That background in sports and the fact that the obesity rate in the United States (even the rate for childhood obesity) is absolutely crazy, sparked his interest in the business partnership with Miller and the desire to offer training and support. While he knows the once-amonth class wont be enough to get a person into condition, hes hoping to at least spark them. Hes hoping they might join Gfit or begin to eat healthy or at least start exercising, he said. He hopes it will be a launch to move into that healthy lifestyle, that will help prolong lives. As someone who grew up in Sumter County, he is taking those extra steps to just do something special for community. Ellis offers a variety of programs and workouts at GFit, some are geared toward adults and others toward kids. He has a kids training camp every other weekend now, with about two dozen youth attending. He also plans a youth summer class. The gym is currently located next to Pizza Hut, but is relocating to the former NAPA auto parts store on Main Street. For more information, call 352-446-0451 or find Gfit Bushnell Studios on Facebook. Get ready, its time to Get Fit Bushnell BRENDALOCKLEAR Staff Writer Helping out SCARC ... Allen Hanzel, Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, in Bushnell, presents a check for $2,514 to Marsha Perkins, executive director of SCARC, a program for mentally challenged citizens. Also in the photo is Deputy Grand Knight Frances Cleary who was head person in charge of the Tootsie Roll Drive where this money was raised. The check was an increase of more than $400 which was presented at the same time last year to SCARC. This was accomplished with the help of many members of the Knights of Columbus and the Ladies Auxiliary of St. Lawrence. Sharon A. Fritchey, president of the Ladies Auxiliary of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, presents a check to Marsha Perkins, executive director of SCARC, for $250 as a donation to help the mentally challenged citizens of Sumter County. Do you want to improve your job and career opportunities? Consider Sumter Adult and Community Education with convenient locations for GED prep classes, GED testing, ESOL classes, state-approved C.N.A. classes with in-facility testing, Home Health Aide classes, and the all-new Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration program taught by a state-licensed instructor. An official GED testing center is located at the Wildwood site. This site is also an official Florida Ready to Work testing center. Call 352-793-5719 or 352-7481510 ext. 51200 for more information. Adult Education provides educational opportunities 000HL0K 000HBD1 sumtercountytimes.com 000HXLY 000HXLO 000HXLT Last years barbecue lunch included beef, pork, chicken, baked beans, green beans, chicken and rice and dessert. Bushnell Mens Club to host annual picnic Bobby Clements and other band members provided live music for the picnic.
Brien Sesler, II, made history as the youngest speaker at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Royal during their fourth Sunday 9 a.m.Youth Worship Service. Young Sesler, II spoke loud and clear on his subject: How Bright Is Your Light? with reference to St. John 8th Chapter and the 12th verse. After his father, Brother Brien Sesler, Sr. introduction and the placement of a step ladder by his father and mother, Evangelist Cozette Sesler, he spoke with clarity and demonstration with a little flashlight. He is a student at Belleview Santos Elementary, Belleview and a lifelong resident of the Community Of Royal. He is a Junior Steward of Ebenezer AME Church, Royal, member of the Young People Department (YPD), member of the Youth Choir and the Royal Community Male Chorus. Other Ebenezer AME Church, Royal events/ programs: Spring Revival, Wednesday Friday, April 16 18, 7 p.m. nightly, Reverend Charlie Littles as Revivalist. Easter Sunrise Service & Breakfast will be held on Sunday, April 20, 6 a.m. Also, Ebenezer AME Church, Second Bethel Baptist Church and Bible Church Of God will host a Community-wide Easter Youth Program, Easter Sunday, 11 a.m. at Bible Church Of God with Elder Eddie Erving, pastor. For more information, Ebenezer AME ChurchRoyal, 390 East Highway 462, Wildwood, 748-4484, Reverend Robert Tom Dixon, Pastor or Second Bethel Baptist Church, Royal, 598 West Highway 462, Wildwood, Reverend Lorenzo Robinson, pastor. PAGEA6SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014 Bernard E. Bradley, 77Bernard E. Bradley, 77, was born Dec. 9, 1936, in Lake Wales, Fla., and died April 1, 2014 in Ridge Manor. He is survived by his wife, Judie; daughters, Brenda Bradley of Jacksonville, and Deborah Cauthen of Cary, N.C. (Johnson). A memorial service was at the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Monday, April 14, 2014, Father Larry Recla presided. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.Lucille L. Parr, 86Lucille L. Parr, 86, Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Wildwood, died on her birthday at Leesburg Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Parr was born April 13, 1928 in Kent, Ohio. She is survived by three sons, Thomas W. Parr of Leesburg, Terry A. Parr of Kent, Ohio and Dale A. Parr of Streetsboro, Ohio; a daughter-in-law, Terri Poremba of Naples. Visitation will be 12 to 2 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at Banks, Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood, with a graveside funeral service to follow at 2:30 p.m., at Greenwood Cemetery, Wildwood. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood. Robert Ray Guernsey, 88Robert Ray Guernsey, 88, of Webster, Fla., died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Brooksville. He was born Sep. 3, 1925 in Jefferson, Mich. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Thelma Guernsey of Webster; son, Dennis (Reta) Guernsey of Manchester, Mich.; daughter, Paulette (Fred) Guernsey of Brooklyn, Mich. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.Sumter obituaries Oxford Assembly Easter Cantata ... Pastor Derrel Strickland is shown portraying a Roman citizen, Doris King as Mary Magdalene, Sherry O'Steen as Mary, Larry Lawson as John, Charlie Eleiott as Peter and Joe Byron as the Centurion invite the public to the Oxford Assembly of God musical Easter cantata, Friday, April 18 at 7 p.m. Call 748-6124 for more information. Brien Sesler, II, made history as the youngest speaker at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Royal during their fourth Sunday 9 a.m.Youth Worship Service. Making church history at 9Church calendar Mt. OliveMt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Webster,C.R. 730 near S.R. 471, presents its Spring Revival on April 10, 11 and 12. nightly at 7:30 p.m. Rev. Charles E. Vinson, Sr. pastor of Greater Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Valdosta, Ga., will bring the nightly messages. Special musical guest each night. All are welcome to join in this Spiritual Revival. Come and receive your blessings. Minister Roy W. Mitchell is pastor.Wahoo BaptistWahoo Baptist Church presents the last sermon in its six-part series Jesus A Life Worth Imitating about His role and model for our lives. The sermon Jesus The Good Shepherd will be on April 13 taught by Pastor Paul Alonso. The traditional service is at 8 a.m. and the contemporary service is at 10:45 a.m. Wahoo Baptist Church is in Bushnell at 4517 CR319, just off CR48 in the big Wahoo curve. For information call 352-793-6015 or go to www.wahoochurch.org Easter CantataOxford Assembly of God would like to invite the community to a musical Easter Cantata, My Savior, My God. The cantata will be presented on Palm Sunday, April 13, at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. as well as on Good Friday, April 18, at 7 p.m. Oxford Assembly of God is located at 12114 N. Hwy. 301, just north of 466. Call (352) 748-6124 for more information. Easter Egg HuntAll community children are invited to have fun hunting for eggs and candy Sunday, April 13, (Palm Sunday) after the 10 a.m. service at Oxford Assembly of God. Bring your basket or bag! Ignited Childrens Church is at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., and Sunday School for all ages is at 9 a.m. Oxford Assembly of God is located at 12114 N. Hwy. 301, just north of 466. Call (352) 748-6124 for more info.Ladies Salad Luncheon The annual Ladies Salad Luncheon honoring Annie Armstrong, will be held on April 12, at noon. The loca-tion is the First Baptist Church of Bushnell. The admission is a dish of your favorite salad. All ladies are invited. For more information, call the church office, 793-4612.In ConcertThe Sonshine Quarter will appear in concert at Nobleton Community Church at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, April 13. The church is at 29084 Sentinel St.Spots available on mission trip to NicaraguaThere are still openings for the upcoming mission trip to Rio Blanco, Nicaragua, slated from July 7-16. There are still eight spots available to those 17 years or older. The missions work will include evangelism, medical and construction work. The estimated cost of this trip is $1,050 including airfare from Orlando to Managua, Nicaragua. We will leave the First Baptist Church of Bushnell at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8 and return to the church at about 10 a.m. on July 16. Call Billy Ray at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (352)7931489. BUSHNELL First United Methodist Church O FFERING OUR COMMUNITY Faith, Hope & Love SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:30 A M WORSHIP 11 A M Jeffery Thomas, Pastor B OY S COUTS M ON 6:30 P M C UB S COUTS T UES 6:30 P M C ADET G IRL S COUTS W ED 6:30 P M 221 W. Noble Ave. 793-3221 000GYBM Webster United Methodist Church Invites You To Attend Worship Service 11:15 a.m. Church School 9:45 a.m. 173 S.E. 3rd St., Webster, FL 33597 P.O. Box 87, Webster, FL (352) 793-3734 Serving our Lord through love, care & prayer for one another & our community 000GYC0 WEBSTER All Are Welcome At BUSHNELL ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christian Education 9:00 A.M. Worship 10:00 A.M. Sunday Evening please call for date and time Wed. Discipleship Night 7:00 P.M. 1451 West C.R. 476, Bushnell 793-2240 000GYC3 BUSHNELL Pastor Marguerite Matthews 352-793-3438 Pastor Marguerite Matthews 352-793-3438 The Church of The Fishermen A United Methodist Congregation www.churchofthefishermen.org 589 CR 470, 1 mile W of I-75 Sunday Worship: 9:30 AM Wed. Night Bible Study 6:15 PM for the Whole Family 000GYD2 LAKE PANASOFFKEE 000GYAR Sunday Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Family Training Hour 7:00 p.m. 4309 CR 772 Webster, FL 33597 352-793-4281 WEBSTER BUSHNELL THE BUSHNELL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH USA 323 N. BROAD (Corner of W. Dade & N. Broad) Church School: 9:15 A M Public Worship: 10:30 A M WEDNESDAY: Bible Study 10:00 A M 352-793-4202 000GYCI First Church of God Affiliation: Anderson, IN 793-3455 105 E. Central Ave. P.O. Box 1128, Bushnell, FL 33513 Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening 7:00 p.m. Randall Belcher, Pastor 793-3534 000GYCX BUSHNELL 000GYDA WEBSTER Sunday School 9:45 AM Morning Worship 11:00 AM Evening Service 6:00 PM Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 PM First Baptist Church of Webster 1/4 mile east of 471 on SE 1st Ave. First Baptist Church of Lake Panasoffkee Hwy. 470, Lake Panasoffkee 793-5510 Sunday Services . . . . . 8:30 & 10:50 a.m. Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 a.m. Sunday Evening. . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting . 6:30 p.m. After School Care . . . . . . . 2:30-6:00 p.m. Pastor Randy Alonso 000GYBF LAKE PANASOFFKEE WILDWOOD S T V INCENT DE P AUL C ATHOLIC C HURCH M ASSES : S ATURDAY 3 P 4:45 P 6:30 P S UNDAY 6:30 A 8 A 9:45 A 11:30 A 1:15 P 4:45 P D AILY M-S AT 8:00 A M ASS T IMES & D IRECTIONS : 330-0028 Office: 330-0220 5323 E CR 462 www.sumtercatholic.org 000GYAH You Are Invited To Special EASTER SUNDAY SERVICES SUN., APRIL 20, AT FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH (Located 1 mile N. of Webster Hwy 471) Easter Sunday Schedule 11:00 am SPECIAL EASTER SUNDAY SERVICE! Special Christ-honoring songs of our Lords resurrection, followed by the Easter message by our Pastor! SPECIAL EASTER SUNDAY GIFT will be given to all those who attend GREAT CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP AND FUN! REMEMBERING OUR BLESSED SAVIOR! PHONE: 793-3718 EMERY KING, PASTOR 000HPWZ 10:00 am EGG HUNT & FELLOWSHIP 125 W. Anderson Ave. 793-4612 Sharing the Good News of Life Through Faith in Christ Sunday School . 8:15, 9:30 & 11:00 A M Worship . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 & 11:00 A M Sunday Worship . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P M Wednesday Bible Study . . . . . 6:30 P M 000GYBK First Baptist Church of Bushnell BUSHNELL 000GYB6 SUMTERVILLE Sumterville United Methodist Church OVER 150 YEARS OF PRAYER 2565 CR 522 1 BLOCK EAST OF HWY 301 Invites you to attend Sunday worship service 9:30 a.m. Pastor Charles Tomberlin All children are invited. Indian Hill Baptist Church Indian Hill Baptist Church Pastor Irwin Mitzell 7819 CR 633, Bushnell West 476 between 476B & 575 Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 am Morning Worship . . . . . . . . . 11:00 am Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Wednesday Prayer Service . . 7:00 pm Youth Group 000GYDW BUSHNELL (Discover the Difference!) 4.3 Miles West of I-75 on Hwy 4 8 Classic Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 A.M. Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 A.M. Celebration Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:45 A.M. Wednesday Evening: New Community Cafe . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30 P.M. New Community Worship/Student Activities....... 6:30 P.M. Wahoo Baptist Church 000GYB4 WAHOO www.wahoochurch.org 35 2 793-6015 Sunday : PAUL ALONSO PASTOR 746924 000GYLJ Compassionately Serving All Sumter County Families Since 1924 Wildwood, FL 34785 www.bankspagetheus.com 352-748-1000 Banks/Page-Theus Funeral Home and Cremation Services 000GYM7
SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014, PAGEA7 Sumter obituaries Mildred Millie Osteen, 86Mildred Millie Osteen, 86, of Bushnell, Fla., died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Brooksville. She was born March 23, 1928, in Paulding County, Ohio. She enjoyed fishing and going to yard sales and thrift shops. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Henry Snell of Bushnell; son, Dennis (Sue) Thrasher of Oakwood, Ohio; stepson, Bo (Theresa) Snell of Melbourne; stepdaughters, Terry (Richard) Rhineheart of Frostproof, Linda Simmons of Lake Panasoffkee, Kay Howell of Bushnell, Diane Mott of Fruitland Park, Lynn (Rodney) Caruthers of Oxford, and Brenda (Tom) Rountree of Enterprise, Ala.; 14 grandchildren; and nine greatgrandchildren; and sister-in-laws, Jean Burton of Palatka and Annie Mae Emerson of Williston. She was preceded in death by her brother, Harold Kasky. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Selma Joyce Murray, 70Selma Joyce Murray, 70, of Weirsdale, Fla., died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at The Villages. She was born Nov. 15, 1943, in Vero Beach and was a hospital administrator. She is survived by her daughter, Sylvia L. (Gary) Kissick of Weirsdale. A visitation will be at the Purcell Funeral Home Chapel, Bushnell, from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014. Services will follow at 6 p.m. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. 000HXFR Good Friday Service Good Friday Service 7 PM Easter Sunday Easter Sunday THE CHURCH OF THE FISHERMEN A United Methodist Congregation 589 N CR 470, Lake Panasoffkee 793-3438 9:30 AM Celebration Service 6:30 AM Lake Shore Sunrise Service at the Harbor Lights Restaurant 907 CR 439B, Lake Panasoffkee Bring Lawn Chairs Service behind restaurant on the lake shore. 000HXEA Webster United Methodist Church Webster United Methodist Church Good Friday Service Good Friday Service Good Friday Service April 18, 11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Easter Sunrise Service Easter Sunrise Service Easter Sunrise Service 7a.m. in back of the church Easter Worship Celebration Easter Worship Celebration Easter Worship Celebration 173 S.E. 3rd St., Webster 352-793-3734 11:15 a.m. in the Sanctuary 000HXFJ First Baptist First Baptist Church of Oxford Church of Oxford Presents Look to the Lamb Cantata You are invited to a special musical presentation Come and Celebrate Our Lords Resurrection! Sat. April 19th 6:00 pm & Sun. April 20th 11:00 am Easter Message Dr. Don Manley 2 blocks south of traffic light @ CR 466 & Hwy 301 352-748-2392 4060 CR 108, Oxford 34484 interpreted for the deaf 000HXFT Lynn and Debi Windham are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Daniele Lin Windham to Nicolas Isaiah Moy on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Daniele was born and raised in Sumter County and has earned her associate of arts degree in general / health science and Nick, from Ocala, has earned his associate of arts degree in biological sciences. Engagement ... BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesThanks to the generosity of Langley Health Service, SCARC, Inc. can replace the tiles on a badly aged floor in the day work building in Bushnell. Were happy to have this opportunity, said Don Burgess of the donation to SCARC. Burgess, who serves on the Langley Foundation board and as a Sumter County commissioner, said Sumter County is a community all of us need to interact. The foundation raises money through events such as the annual Cracker Ball with its silent and live auctions. The funding is provided for charitable, scientific, and educational purposes. SCARC, Inc. is in an annual struggle to meet their budgeting needs and Burgess said of the donation, It fit. Perkins is shown accepting the check from Burgess, with other members of the board. Do you want to improve your job and career opportunities? Consider Sumter Adult and Community Education with convenient locations for GED prep classes, GED testing, ESOL classes, state-approved C.N.A. classes with in-facility testing, Home Health Aide classes, and the all-new Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration program taught by a statelicensed instructor. An official GED testing center is located at the Wildwood site. This site is also an official Florida Ready to Work testing center. Call 793-5719 or 748-1510. Sumter Adult and Community Education opportunities The Sumter County Emergency Management Department will present free informational sessions on disaster preparedness at local libraries. Participants will learn about developing a family emergency plan, how to build and maintain a disaster kit, and the importance of being prepared. Community participation is encouraged in a question and answer session following the presentation. The presentations will be offered at 10 a.m. on the following dates and locations: April 22 Panasoffkee Community Library 1500 C.R. 459, Lake Panasoffkee, April 23 E. C. Rowell Public Library 2810 C.R. 478A, Webster April 24 Bushnell Public Library 402 N. Florida St., Bushnell April 25 Villages Public Library at Pinellas Plaza 7375 Powell Rd., Wildwood All programs are always free of charge visit www.sumtercountyfl.gov. Pledge to Pre pare: Are you ready in cause of an emergency? 000HXG4 Wahoo Baptist Church Rock of Ages Lutheran Church201 Barwick St., P.O. Box 1149 Corner of Barwick St. and Webster St. Wildwood, FL 34785April 17 Maundy Thursday Service 7:00 pmApril 18 Good Friday Tenebrae Service 3:00 pmApril 20 Easter Sunday Service 9:30 amChurch Phone: 352-330-0463 Church Mobile: 352-461-6811 Pastor Don Erickson Email: email@example.com Phone: 407-687-2364 Website: www.rockofageslutheran.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgHXE0
PAGEA8SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014 COMMUNITY The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the new ownership of Cypress House Bed and Breakfast. Cypress House Bed and Breakfast is a quaint bed and breakfast that specializes in equestrian activities. They offer summer day camps, lessons, trail rides and more. For more reservations and information call 352-568-0909. Cypress House ribbon cutting ...This year the Sumter County Retired Educators Association, started in 1971 and chartered in 1973, celebrated sixty years of staying connected and in many ways making a difference for our educators, those still working and those retired. The celebration held in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church of Wildwood included the recognition of many whose membership has spanned up to 30 years. Jeannie Brockman of Gainesville was an honored guest. During her years of membership she served at different times as district director and as president. The celebration began with a luncheon followed by a program that included a patriotic sing-along with piano accompaniment provided by Marc Fennimore, Minister of Music at the church. A solo by Sandra DeHart, secretary at the church, highlighted the freedom and liberty that we have as a nation and can have as Christians. No party is complete without games; they challenged our memory and tickled our funny bone. Debbie Caruthers did a great job of dressing up the hall to create a true party atmosphere for our enjoyment and also arranged for the luncheon. Laura Schuyler, president of SCREA, presented a brief history of the national Retired Educators Association. In 1944 a retired principal from Los Angeles, Dr. E. P. Andrus, set out to visit a former faculty member that she heard was ill Shock is an understatement describing her reaction when she found the retired teacher living in a chicken coop at the back of property owned by someone else, her meager retirement and life savings exhausted by medical bills. Subsequent investigation and actions by Dr. Andrus led to legislation in California to improve the benefits for retired teachers. Her efforts gained nationwide attention and, in 1947, the National Retired Teachers Association was formed. Many of us were surprised to learn that the success of this organization led to the formation of AARP, the national organization committed to representing the interest of all retirees, not just teachers. It is the desire of SCREA to continue to be a part of protecting the benefits for current retirees and the gains made in the retirement benefits for future retirees. This requires constant vigilance and at times appropriate action. All retired educators in Sumter County are encouraged consider joining us and being a part of what we do. The example of the strength and power of a bundle of sticks in the making of a fire compared to that of a single stick illustrates the value of membership in an organization such as ours. There really is strength in numbers. Please join us at our next meeting at 10:45 AM on May 1 in the Fellowship Hall at the First Baptist Church, 125 W. Anderson Ave. in Bushnell. Lunch will be served. Any questions can be directed to Mrs. Shuyler at 352-793-4555. SCREA members discover a surprise in their history The April 12 meeting of the Granville Beville 2234 Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy was held at the Historic Village of Clermont. Those in attendance were Joyce White, Belle Phillips, Carol Tomlinson, Carolyn Shaw, Irish Wolf, Peggy Griffin and Shanda Shaw. Clermonts Historic Village has been developed and maintained by the City of Clermont and the South Lake County Historical Society. The different houses on the property are open to the public on Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. There are special tours for different organizations who would like a guided tour. The guide today was Mrs. Deloris Gano Walker. The first house that was visited was the Townsend House. James and Sallie Townsend were the first black residents to settle in Clermont. They started the first school for black children and Sallie served as a midwife for both white and black women in the area. The house was opened to the public in 2005. The Kern House was built by Alexander and Eleonora Kern in the mid-1880s. Mr. Kern was one of the original 31 pioneers who signed the legal notice to form the City of Clermont. Originally built on Montrose Street, it was moved to the village in 2006 and opened to the public in 2008. Also on the grounds are the original Cooper Memorial Library, a replica of the First School House, a Replica of an Outhouse, and a Quonset Hut used by the Military during World War II. The Quonset Hut is now a Military Museum which houses old uniforms, patches, ration cards, pictures, and other artifacts of World War II. After the guided tour, the Chapter members ate lunch at Cheesers Palace Caf. Members brought items to prepare a box to send overseas to our proud soldiers. The next meeting will be at the home of Peggy Griffin on May 10. Photo by Carol TomlinsonPictured from left to right are: Belle Phillips, Joyce White, Irish Wolf, Peggy Griffin, Carolyn Shaw, Shanda Shaw, Deloris Walker. Granville Beville 2234 visits historic village The Florida Cheer Sensation senior level cheerleaders squad finished their season on April 13 by competing at the Florida Cheer & Dance Association National cheer competition at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Their outstanding performance earned the squad 1st place and were named national champions in the division competing against squads from all over the state. The coaches and parents are very proud of these athletes hard work and dedication throughout the gyms first allstar cheerleading season. The FCS Diamonds squad members: Emily Shiflet, Alyssa Proctor, Thaila Resinos, Carson Gregory, Brooklyn Minton, Samantha Matheson, Sydnee Parish, Julia Proctor, Casey Ryan, Paityn Maggert, Vannette Hooten, Ashton Durham, Ashley Herren, Shelsey Flowers, Brandi Locklair, Kortnie Oliver, Jasmine Grover, Alana Moffitt, Christian Cordosa, Briann Stephens. For gym classes, schedules and tryout dates for next season squads call Coach Shelby at 321-3311637 or checkthe Facebook page (Florida Cheer Sensation).
THURSDAY, APRIL 17Spring Fling Ballroom Dance Spring is here in Central Florida, and its time for our Spring Fling Ballroom Dance spon-sored by USA Dance 6106 Lake-Sumter Counties chapter at 7 p.m. in Leesburg. Music is by local favorites Mike & Peg Dancing DJs (the Johnstons). A free lesson is given at 7 p.m. followed by general ballroom dancing till 10 p.m. Cost for members $8, non-members $10. Attire is dressy casual. Location: Leesburg Community Center, 109 E. Dixie Ave. (S.R. 44), Leesburg, (approximately 7/10th of a mile east of S.R. 27). Please join us. Visit our website at www.usadance6106.org. SATURDAY, APRIL 19Easter Egg Hunt An Easter Egg Hunt is set for the City of Coleman Ballpark at 10 a.m. Bring your baskets 5,000 plus eggs candy gifts surprises toys. Free, everyone invited. Hosted by Care4Kids. Bunny visit Visit the Easter Bunnys country cousin at Uncle Donalds Farm and participate in an egg hunt at 1 p.m. Pet a rabbit, milk a goat, bottle feed the farms kids and take a hayride. Special admission is $9.75 plus tax per per-son. Farm will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 753-2882 for information.FRIDAY, APRIL 25Sumter Singles and Couples Dance Music will be by Lee Ann Noel and John at Lake Panasoffkee Recreation Park, 1582 C.R. 459 (off C.R. 470). Dance is open to the public, no alcohol. Finger foods or soda welcome. Call 4241688 for information. SATURDAY, APRIL 26Mills High reunite To all schoolmates who attended or have ties with the former Mills High School of Webster, we are inviting and looking forward to reuniting with you from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Hickory Point Recreational Facility, 107 North Lake Avenue Tavares, 343-3777. We will assemble to discuss future plans and rekindle relationships. We will dine (self pay) at Golden Corral Buffet in Tavares. Reunion registration fee is $ 5 per person. We hope to see you there. THURSDAY, MAY 1National Day of Prayer The Sumter Ministerial Association and First Baptist Church of Bushnell will host the event at the Bushnell gazebo across from the Sumter County Courthouse at noon. Many pastors and government repre-sentatives will be praying for the country, state, county and cities. Pizza and drinks will be available while supplies last. The event will end by 1 p.m. For more information contact Billy Ray at 793-4612.SATURDAY, MAY 3SCARC, INC 2014 Benefit Golf tourney The annual tournament is slated for Shady Brook Golf and RV Resort in Sumterville. The day will be-gin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. and the entry fee is $50 per person. A golf cart, lunch and prizes are included. Sponsorships are also available. Bronze is between $50 and $99, with sponsors name on the clubhouse; silver is $100 with the sponsor name on a hole; gold is $500 with sponsor name on five holes and platinum is $1,000 with two free four-somes and the sponsor name on 10 holes. This is the largest fundraiser of the year for the organization and all proceeds will going directly to fund services for SCARC program participants. For more information, www.scarcinc.com Train Show Regal Railways presents a Model Train Show and Sale on Saturday, May 3, a train show will be at the Citrus County Auditorium (next to Citrus Fairgrounds, 3610 South Florida Ave., Inverness. Vendors will be on hand with various scales of trains, tracks, accessories much more for sale, as well as a model train layout for the public to enjoy. Great fun for kids of all ages. Open from 9a.m. 3 p.m. Admission is $5.adults, children 12 and under are free. Call Joe at 727-244-1341. Or go to: www.regalrailways.com Rabies clinic The City of Webster is sponsoring a rabies clinic from 2 to 4 p.m. at Webster Police Department. Rabies vac-cine for cats and dogs $8; distemper/parvo for dogs $14, CVRC for cats $8; CVRC/FELV $20. Webster city licenses will be available for Webster residents.SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014, PAGEA9 800-335-4395 352-343-2241 *PLUS TAX, TAG, TITLE & IMPROVEMENTS. DELIVERY INCLUDED WITHIN 50 MILES. 575 N. Duncan Dr., Tavares, FL Rusty Abbey Jeff Says: Your Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter County needs your help. Please stop by or call and adopt a new friend. 352-793-9117 www.hsspca.org 000HYSV No Hidden Fees Some Models Completely Furnished We Build, Finance and Insure Our Homes Serving Florida for 50 Years NEW 2014S ARRIVING. ALL LOT MODELS MUST GO! PRICED FOR LIQUIDATION. 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Take your hunter safety course now and avoid the rush before hunting season, said JoAnne Peagler, the FWCs Northeast Region hunter safety coordinator. The class times and dates vary from each location and county. Students must bring their online completion report with them to class. Firearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times. Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course and have a hunting license to hunt alone (unsupervised). Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the Ocala hunter safety office at 352625-2804. 000HXLL
PAGEA10SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014 FROM THE GROUND UP Question:Please look at this picture of my holly tree. It was planted a year ago and has never really done well. What is wrong?Answer:Your holly is planted too deeply. This is a problem we see constantly in our Plant Clinics. A tree or shrub planted too deeply wont die right away but will continue to decline until it dies. Your trunk is perpendicular to the soil straight lines; you should always see the root flare 1-2 at least above ground. One of our agents explains it this way: look at your neck; as it reaches your shoulders it flares out. In the case of your holly the shoulders are the root flare of the tree and the flare is below ground. Take a look at this picture above; no root flare. The excessive amount of lichens on your holly trunk was an indicator that the tree was stressed. You can dig the dirt away from the trunk but it will fill back in again so this is not a permanent fix. The permanent fix is to dig the tree up and replant it.Question:There are caterpillars with 4 fuzzy humps on their back coming out of the oak trees and all over the side of my house and shrubs. What are these and what can I do?Answer:It is the annual attack of the Tussock Oak Moth caterpillars! We get very busy answering questions in March and April about this critter. Annually, this moth comes out of the oak trees in its larval form. It feeds on plants and then weaves a cocoon that sticks to everything better than any glue invented to date. Even a pressure washer wont get them all! They usually dont do severe damage to plants and will only linger for a short time before they become moths. UF does not recommend using a pesticide as control is difficult and you dont want to kill all the good insects while trying to control this caterpillar. There are many birds, reptiles and other insects that eat the Oak Moth caterpillar also. Try these 3 steps: 1. Hose them off the side of your house and pick them off the shrubs (tweezers are a good item for your gardening tools). 2. Sweep them up and dump them in a bucket of soapy water. 3. Be patient. About 50% of the caterpillars are parasitized anyway. An interesting experiment for children and adults is to collect some fresh cocoons and place in a ventilated glass jar. Within 10 days you should see adult moths and several natural enemies that have hatched. This is not one of Floridas stinging caterpillars. However, the hairs are like fiberglass and can irritate your skin. If one gets on you, dont brush it away as you can brush the hairs into your skin; just gently flip them off. For more information and pictures go to http://entnemdept.ifas.ufl.edu/foltz/eny3541/Tuss ock/Orgyia.htm Note from Ask the Master Gardener: We have received so many nice calls and emails about our column. Thank you so much and keep your questions coming! Email, call us or drop by one of our Plant Clinics. Well be glad to help you.To submit questions to Ask the Master Gardener please call 352-793-2728, Ext. 229 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Photos courtesy of Ed Gilman, University of Florida, and J. L. Foltz, University of Florida Department of Entomology. UF/IFAS EXTENSION SUMTER COUNTY PLANT CLINIC OPEN TO THE PUBLICBushnell Location: 7620 SR 471, 352-793-2728, Ext. 229, Open Wednesday from 9 until 3 p.m. Villages Location: Sumter County Government Annex, 8033 E CR466, (Corner of Morse Blvd. & 466), 352689-4673, Open Monday & Thursday from 9 until 3. Susan League UF/IFAS Extension ASK THE MASTER GARDENERApril 19, Saturday, 10 a.m. 2 p.m. EGGS IN THE PARK egg hunt starts pro mptly at 10 a.m. Free event for families, games and re lays after the egg hunt April 22, Tuesday, 9 a.m. 1 a.m. SPRING BIRD WALK $3/car load or annual park pass April 26, Saturday, 10 a.m. 1 p.m. INTRODUCTION TO ORIENTEERING $3/car load or annual park pass April 26, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. RANGER HISTORY PROGRAM AND LIVE FIRING DEMONSTRATIONDade Battlefield Historic State Park Tussock Oak MothDade Battlefield, 7200 C.R. 603, Bushnell Tree planted too deeply. K alan A gers4-H Youth Development Agent UF/IFAS Sumter County ExtensionThe school year is almost over and now is the time to start planning your childs summer. This summer why not consider Florida 4-H Residential Camping, particularly Camp Ocala. Camp Ocala takes place in the heart of the Ocala National Forest and is open to all Florida Youth. This year camp is scheduled for July 21 to July 25. With all of the summer camps offered to our youth, one might be wondering why Camp Ocala? This residential camp supports the mission of 4-H Youth Development by using a learn-bydoing approach to help youth gain the knowledge and skills they need to be responsible, productive citizens. Like other camps, Camp Ocala is a great way for youth to meet new people, make new friends and experience the great outdoors. What makes Camp Ocala different is that it engages youth in activities that focus on four essential elements of positive youth development: Belonging: Encourages a sense of fellowship Indep end ence: Learning to better understand themselves and become independent thinkers M astery : Immersive activities to master new life skills G ener osity: Presenting opportunities to value and practice service to others. While using these four essential elements campers take part in an exciting week of outdoor recreation and educational activities planned around our theme, Welcome to Our Jungle! For more information on this great opportunity please visit our website at http://sumter.ifas.ufl.edu/. Information will be under the 4-H Youth Development Events and Activities Page. You can also contact the 4-H Youth Development office by emailing email@example.com or by calling (352) 793-2728. 2014 Camp Ocala Money Saving Ti ps In todays economy we are always looking at ways to cut expenses and save money. When it comes to being energy efficient we are always looking for new ways to lower bills and cut cost. Here are a few low-cost Ways to Save Energy: Airdry dishes instead of using the dishwashers drying cycle. Turn off computer and monitor when they are not in use for extended periods of time. Plug home electronics into power strips and turn power strips off when not in use. Lower thermostat on hot water heater to 120F. Wash only full loads of dishes and clothes. Clean/replace AC filters monthly; cleaning or replacing dirty air filters can save 5% of the energy used to run the AC system. Close the air vent in the laundry room. Replace incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. Caulk or weatherstrip air leaks; visit this Caulking and Weatherstripping page for how-to information. Repair leaky air ducts: these are recognized as a major source of energy waste and can prevent HVAC systems from working properly (request a duct system test from your homes energy provider). Close the blinds and shades during the day to keep out the suns heat (in the summer). Plant deciduous trees around the home (particularly near windows) to reduce sunlight loading during summer. The deciduous trees lose their leaves during winter, letting sunlight in. Get a Free Energy Audit. A representative from your energy provider company may come to your home and inspect windows and doors for leaks and look at the insulation, water heater, and piping. Call your provider to see if they offer this energy audit service for free. Calculate how much energy your home uses at the Department of Energys Home Energy Saver. Buy a New Appliance: EnergyStar is a government-backed program to help you protect the environment through superior energy efficiency. EnergyStar appliances use significantly less energy and water than older models. In addition, most large appliances are sold with a yellow energy efficiency label. These labels should be carefully examined and compared with similar products for the most energyand costefficient product for you. For more information and a list of EnergyStar certified products, check out http://www.energystar.gov to help you save money when buying new appliances. For information in the areas of Family and Consumer Science contact your local UF/IFAS Sumter Extension or email Maddox at firstname.lastname@example.org for information. Martha Maddox UF/IFAS Extension A gopher tortoise strolling across a road or through a backyard or field is a common sight during spring in Florida. Yet as tortoises become increasingly active this time of year, they are vulnerable to being struck by vehicles and injured or killed. Dont forget to look out for these slow-moving reptiles with their bony-plated shells and elephantine legs. They leave their burrows in search of green plants to eat and a tortoise to become their mate. From now through May, females will be laying eggs the size of ping-pong balls in the sandy apron outside their burrows. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) encourages drivers to slow down on highways to help protect the states gopher tortoises. If a gopher tortoise is crossing the road, it is OK to pick it up and move it to safety but keep it pointed in the direction it was heading and do not put this terrestrial animal into the water. People also can help by downloading and using a new smartphone app to report to the FWC when and where they spot gopher tortoises. The free Florida gopher tortoise app recently became available on iPhone and Android. When users of the app take a photograph of a tortoise or its burrow, the photo and its GPS coordinates will be sent automatically to the FWC. App-generated data collected by citizen scientists will help guide conservation of this threatened species. Biological information and a quiz testing the users knowledge of the only tortoise east of the Mississippi River also are included in the app. The FWCs Gopher Tortoise Management Plan spells out goals and actions to protect the tortoises, their burrows sheltering hundreds of other species and their habitat. Prescribed burning is critical to maintaining the sandy, open fields and forests, and the growth of soft-stemmed plants that tortoises need to survive. To access the management plan, go to MyFWC.com/Wildlife and select Managed Species. People can report injured or dead gopher tortoises to the FWC by calling 850-921-1030 during weekdays or by contacting the Wildlife Alert hotline at 888-404-3922. Harming a gopher tortoise, its burrows or eggs is against the law. For A guide to living with gopher tortoises, go to MyFWC.com/GopherTortoise and click on Education Corner. To find Safe roads for people and gopher tortoises, go to MyFWC.com/GopherTortoise and select: How you can help. Look for gopher tortoises out for a spring stroll Photo courtesy of FWCGopher tortoises are increasing activitiy.
SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014, PAGEA11 000HZGX VFW Post 10084 Lake Panasoffkee FISH DINNER Friday, April 18th 5:00pm-?? Haddock Filet, French Fries, Cole Slaw & Hush Puppies $7.00 (Eat In or Take Out) 2027 CR 470 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 352-793-2054 729 Hwy. 301 Sumterville, 33585 We Deliver Mon-Fri 10am-3pm Your Hosts THE CARSONS FOR RESERVATIONS CALL: (352) 793-7058 (2 Blocks off CR 470) 907 CR 439B, LAKE PANASOFFKEE Waterfront Dining Overlooking Beautiful Lake Panasoffkee Harbor Lights Harbor Lights Special Easter Day Buffet Special Easter Day Buffet Thurs. Sat. 4 PM to 10 PM Sunday Noon til 8 pm 000HMCQ 000H6R7 T. J.s Pizza, Subs, Salads, and Wings Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday Closed for Church 352-793-8877 412 W. Hwy 48, Bushnell Serving Sumter County for over 26 years! A Country Buffet with True Home Cooking Breakfast, Lunch & Supper 352-569-1220 522 N. Market Blvd., Webster Located at the Sumter County Farmers Market Mon.-Thurs., 6am-8pm Fri. & Sat., 6am-9pm Now Open Sunday 7am-2pm 000HRFM 000HYQW 000H7QJ Plantation House Deli & Seafood Market 352-793-DELI (3354) 712 N. Market Blvd. Webster, 33597 Mon Thurs 11am-7pm Fri & Sat 11am-9pm Subs, Salads, Soups Beer & Wine Eat-In or Take-Out FRESH Oysters on the Half Shell Mullet Grouper Snapper & More 746925 RESTAURANTS ACTIVITIES EVENTS TRAVEL MOVIES GOING OUT Live Citrus beats Wildwood 10-0 in softball game The score practically told little about the game. The Citrus High softball team (19-5) did beat Wildwood High (1-15) 10-0 in six innings Thursday night at the Vicki Overman Field. However, as mercy rule wins go, it was underwhelming. Playing a very talented Canes team, the Wildcats made only two errors and kept it a game for four innings before the Canes put it away. Pitcher Toni Zito and the defense didnt let the Canes run away until the fifth and sixth inning. Citrus High pitcher Kelli Abramowich had a perfect game for three innings and ended up with a two-hitter with nine strikeouts. Wildwoods Myeshia Corbin had a pair of hits off Abramowich. Citruss Chelby Lawler drove in three runs, scored two and blasted two doubles. Erica Corlew was 3-for-4 with two RBIs, one run and a double. Jordan Josey had two hits and scored two runs. The Wildcats pitcher was grateful that her defense was solid. Im very proud of our defense, said Zito, who struggled with her control but struck out three Canes before Jaecy Greene relieved her in the sixth inning. They hit a lot off me. My defense was on point tonight. The Canes coach appreciated the Wildcat effort. Kelli started off strong, said Citrus coach Larry Bishop. Thats what we were looking for. Hats off to Coach Cardona at Wildwood. They are building for the future and they are doing a great job. The attitudes of the kids are great. They battle to the end. So hats off to Wildwood. The Wildwood coach knew his team was better than the score indicated. We are a team that is made up of over 50 percent middle school right now and for us to go out and play that kind of game against Citrus speaks volumes, said Wildwood coach Adam Cardona. We are having to train someone to pitch. We are down one. Passion Mills hurt her arm and is defensively done for the season. We are in a position where we can use her offensively. We had Jaecy Greene step up behind the plate and in the circle. We had people step up who helped us out. You hate the score but it could have been worse. LARRYBUGG Times Correspondent Will Norton, of Center Hill, took this pair of 8points for a record during a hunting trip in Georgia late last year. The bucks weighed in a 170 and 193 pounds. Norton is pictured on the left. His hunting buddy, Marvin Lancaster, is shown on the right. Making the decision to adopt a pet should not be made lightly. The decision should be made with the knowledge of cost for food, yearly veterinarian expenses, and any extra unexpected costs. Responsible pet parents make a commitment to care for their pet for their entire life. While many animals basic daily requirement are met; such as food, water, shelter, we should ask ourselves if they have a happy life. A dog who is fed every day and offered clean water may be chained outside to a dog house that offers him shelter, yet this is a sad and lonely existence for a social animal. To exist without enjoying life is a tragedy. The requirements of a responsible pet parent should not only necessitate giving the basic care to the animal, but include ensuring the animals happiness. Enjoyment and contentment varies with each individual pet just as it vairies with each individual person. That is why it is so important to adopt the pet that suits your lifestyle. We should all strive to give our pets enriched lives. An avid outdoors person who loves outdoor activities should look to adopt and active animal that can share the same activities. This will ensure that your new furry family member will be a happy companion always eager to join you. A moderately active person can find a pet that enjoys moderate activity that they can share together. And a person who is a homebody and enjoys a sedate lifestyle can find a pet that is content living in a quiet home. Ask yourself if you are doing all you can to give your pet a happy life. Afterall, their normal lifespans are short, and it is up to us to make sure that the time they have with us is a happy and contented time. If we include our pets in our daily lives and activities, not only to we ensure their happiness, but we find that they enrich our lives more than we could have ever imagined. Critter chatter Enrichment ensures a happy life Linda Graves Florida DART Gabby is a young female tiger striped beauty. Gabby is a sweet little girl that has been spayed, is current on her vaccines and has a micro chip. If you are interested in Gabby or any of the Humane Societys other great pets you can visit them at our facility located at 994 C.R. 529A Lake Panasoffkee. Visiting hours are 9:30 a.m. to noon or 1:30 to 3 p.m. You can also view all of the available animals on the website www.hsspca.org. For more information call the office Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 793-9117 or email us at email@example.com
PAGEA12SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014 000HU6B M-F 9-6, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 12-5 Visit: PrestigeHomes.net 1825 Hwy. 41 North, Inverness, FL 34450 (1/4 mile North of K-Mart Plaza) 352-726-4009 1-800-841-0592 SPECIAL PROGRAMS FOR BECON SCORES 575 AND HIGHER CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT Out of Area INCLUDES SET-UP, HURRICANE ANCHORING, 2 SETS OF STEPS, SKIRTING. A/C WITH HEAT INSTALLED. GAIL BASE PRICE $ 37,995 ZACK BASE PRICE $ 39,995 SCOTT BASE PRICE $ 51,995 OPTIONAL DEN DANIELLE BASE PRICE $ 45,995 WAYNE BASE PRICE $ 56,995 40X28 40X24 44X28 60X28 56X28 Selection of Homes Under $60,000 In Citrus County 000HU1H www.OcalaNational.com #700 Located on Hwy 27 across from Golden Ocala 4782 NW 80th Ave, Ocala, FL 34482 For information & Tee Times 352.629.7980 Valid through April 30, 2014. Must present coupon. Offer may not be utilized with other offers. Tee times may be made up to 4 days in advance of the date of play. $100 +tax AERIFYING SPECIAL for tee times any time of the day 4 PLAY FOR Includes greens fees & cart fees. 4-day advance tee times. This offer may not be used with other offers. Offer expires April 30, 2014. 000HW8V Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Juliette Falls Shotgun start at 9:00 am Space is limited to first 120 golfers 30 Teams Four Man Scramble Lunch and Prizes Provided $300.00 for a 4-Person Team ($75.00 per player) $325.00 for a 4-Person Team and Hole Sponsorship Everyone must wear a collared shirt, slacks or khaki shorts. No tank tops, blue jeans or athletic shorts permitted. Please respect all Juliet Falls rules and procedures. 10th Annual Phil Nichols Memorial GOLF TOURNAMENT For more information, call Deana Miley (352) 465-6745 000HXM7 Photo courtesy of Getty ImagesFAMILY FEATURES With fresh inspiration from the seasons juiciest, most delicious fruits, you can create jams, jellies and other spreads with ease right from your own kitchen. For many, the thought of turning their favorite fruits into sweet and scrumptious jams and jellies may sound like countless hours in a hot, stuffy kitchen. But creating your own, homemade fruit spreads can be quite simple with the right ingredients and tips. Any cook can create delightful jams and jellies, regardless of their canning abilities, said Shirley Camp, M.S., registered dietitian, licensed dietitian nutritionist and retired University of Illinois Extension master canner and educator. There are so many great products, such as Mrs. Wages No Cook Freezer Jam Fruit Pectin, which allow you to whip up homemade spreads, without cooking, saving time without a messy kitchen. Whetheryouneedasweettoppingforasliceofbreak fast toast or a dollop for thumbprint cookies, these simplejamandjellyrecipesaresuretopleaseevery one inyourfamily.FromtheeaseofFastFruityFreezerJam tothecoolblastofMintJelly,theserecipesallfeature Mrs. Wages fruit pectin, which provides the perfect consistency to enhance all your favorite fruit flavors.Best Blue Ribbon Basil JellyYield: 6 half pints 4 cups water 2 cups firmly packed fresh basil leaves, finely chopped 1 package Mrs. Wages Fruit Pectin Home Jell 3 drops green food coloring, optional 5 cups sugar In large saucepan, bring water and basil to a boil. Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 10 min utes. Strain and discard basil. Return 3 2/3 cups liquid to pan. Stir in pectin and food coloring, if desired. Return to rolling boil over high heat. Stir in sugar. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim off any foam that forms on top of jam. Ladle mixture into hot, clean jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Remove air bubble. Wipe jar rims and threads. Cover with two-piece lids. Twist lid bands so not loose but not too tight. Process for 15 minutes in boiling water bath canner. Best of Show Apricot-Pineapple JamYield: 8 pints 5 1/2 cups prepared fruit (about 2 1/2 pounds apricots and 1 1/2 pounds pineapple) 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 1 package Mrs. Wages Fruit Pectin Home Jell 1/2 teaspoon butter 8 cups granulated sugar Pit unpeeled apricots, then finely chop or grind. Measure exactly 3 cups apricots into 8-quart sauce pan. Cut, peel, core and finely chop pineapple. Measure exactly 2 1/2 cups pineapple into saucepan with apricots. Mix well. Add lemon juice. Add pectin and butter and stir over high heat until reaches rolling boil. Add sugar and stir thoroughly until reaches rolling boil. Continue cooking for four minutes, stir ring constantly to avoid scalding. Remove from heat. Skim off any foam that forms on top of jam. Ladle mixture into hot, clean jars, leav ing 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe jar rims and threads. Cover with two-piece lids. Twist lid bands so not loose but not too tight. Process for 10 minutes in boil ing water bath canner.Fast Fruity Freezer JamYield: 5 half pints 1 1/2 cups sugar or Splenda No Calorie Sweetener (Granular) 1 package Mrs. Wages No Cook Freezer Jam Fruit Pectin 4 cups crushed fruit, fresh or frozen Combine sugar or Splenda No Calorie Sweetener (Granular) and pectin in bowl. Blend well. Stir in crushed fruit. Stir for three minutes. Ladle mixture into clean jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe jar rims and threads. Cover with two-piece lids. Twist lid bands so not loose but not too tight. Let stand for 30 minutes to thicken. Refrigerate up to three weeks, freeze up to one year.State Fair Strawberry Rhubarb JamYield: 6 half pints 4 cups crushed strawberries 2 cups chopped rhubarb 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 package Mrs. Wages Fruit Pectin Home Jell 5 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 tablespoon butter Combine strawberries, rhubarb, lemon juice and pectin in large saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add sugar, stirring until dissolved. Return to rolling boil and add butter. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim off any foam that forms on top of jam. Ladle mixture into hot, clean jars, leav ing 1/4-inch head space. Wipe jar rims and threads. Cover with two-piece lids. Twist lid bands so not loose but not too tight. Process for 10 minutes in boil ing water bath canner.Serrano Cherry JamYield: 8 pints 1/4 cup olive oil 1 cup Serrano peppers, seeded and minced 16 cups cherries, fresh or frozen and thawed 4 cups sugar 4 cups water 1 packageMrs.WagesFruitPectinHomeJell In large pot on high heat, pour olive oil in and bring to almost smoke point. Add peppers and blister. Add cherries and sugar, reduce heat, then pour in water. Bring to a simmer to dissolve sugar. Add pectin and continue to cook for 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Skim off any foam that forms on top of jam. Ladle mixture into 16-ounce containers or freezer safe zipper bags. For the best results for your canning creations, follow these four simple tips for canning success: 1.Pick em right.When picking berries, keep in mind these fruits have high water content and are very fragile. So, use smaller containers when picking them so the berries do not get crushed under their own weight. 2.Rinse, dont soak.Due to their fragile nature, the berries should be lightly rinsed to remove surface dirt. Do not allow them to sit in water for very long because they tend to take on more water and will become mushy.3.Firm and ripeWhen selecting berries for jellied products, ripe berries are best, but not overripe ones. Choose those that have good flavor and are still firm to the touch. For strawberries, look for the smaller, juicier berries instead of larger types that are available today. Fresh,flavorfulcanningrecipes4.Mix flavors.While many people prefer their jams to be one flavor, mixing two or more different types of berries together produces great jams with good flavor. Try a mix consisting of blackberry and red raspberry, or strawberry with red raspberry. Another great com bi nation includes pureed berries and peaches mixed together to make jam. Red raspberry peach jam is always a huge hit. Four canning tips for great jams and jellies For canning or preservation questions, call the Mrs. Wages Customer Care Center at 1-800-647-8170, MondayFriday 8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m. CST. For additional canning recipes and how-to information, visit www.mrswages.com LSCC sets gala auction The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, Inc. is pleased to invite the Lake and Sumter County communities to enjoy an evening of elegance, extraordinary style and excitement at the Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, Inc. Gala Auction, Sunset at South Beach on Saturday, April 26, presented by Ernie Morris Enterprises and HON. This star studded annual event will be held at The Villages beautiful Savannah Center and brings together many business and civic leaders in Lake and Sumter counties to help support the mission of the college. This event is not only a great opportunity to bid on a variety of wonderful auction items, but also a way to help make our students reality of a college education a dream come true. The Gala promises to be an entertaining evening that our guests have come to anticipate. This years goal is to raise $75,000 to benefit scholarships and programs for students attending LSSC. There will be wonderful auction items available for bidding and over 400 guests in attendance, were hoping to reach our goal, said Executive Director, Rosanne Brandeburg. In the past six years alone, the Foundation has helped over 3,600 students with scholarships, thus helping them achieve their dream of a college education. Sponsorships and table hosts are available for the Gala Auction and they Tickets for the event are $125. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception and silent auction and includes a gourmet dinner and live auction. For information on tickets, sponsorships, hosting a table, and donating items, please contact Rosanne Brandeburg, Executive Director at (352) 365-3518.
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PAGEA14SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014 Bushnell Elementary School is proud to announce the character education student of the month recipients for April. Front row left to right: Ema Hernandez, Alexus Brown, Jonathan Celaya, Toger Page, Dashia Thornton, Makinley Hamilton, Joseph Castro-Garcia, Bailee Martin, De jahnai Young, David Liquet, Lucas Parks, Devin Williamson, and Brianna Penninger. Second row left to right: Robert Melchor, Evan Johnson, Colton Duval, Janiah Dunlap, Joanna Sixtos, Germaine Harris, Anna Sandoval, Nia Haugabrook, Faith Turner, Ryver Thoma, Pierce Story, and Ty Kadur. Third row left to right: James Scholl, Bryan Garcia Salinas, Daniel Guevara, Ana Cruz, Ayla Perrone, Jennifer Martinez, Gwen Law, Elisebet Bolanos-Lewellen, Gage Miller, and Wyatt Reynolds. Fourth row left to right: Leslie Allen, Floriselda Ramirez-Velazquez, Kaitlyn McClain, Kelsie Roebuck, Trenton Taylor, Bradley Morrison, Emiliano Zapata, and Toby VanHooijdonk. Bushnell Elementary School announces that the Subway Top Intermediate Reader for the third nine weeks is Connor Fitts in Mrs. Kelli Stephensons 5th grade homeroom. Connor earned the most Accelerated Reader points during the third grading period with 259.7 points and a 95.6 percent accuracy. He outperformed all third, fourth and fifth grade students to be recognized. In addition to a certificate, Connor will also receive a free Subway meal at the local Bushnell Subway. Bushnell Elementary School Honor Roll for 3rd grading period3rd grade A honor roll Isaac Craig Adam Newhouse Andrew Collins Jaxin Mooneyham Dylan Benzel Ethan Hogan Josie McDonald Elizabeth Schoenauer Blayne Valdez Darianna Butler Realin Damuth Colt Hon Skye Jolly Raelyn Simmons Caden Stout Caleb Breeden Rose Perry Emma Bland Braxton Hudson Blanton Warren Kayla Bridgham Jayven Caine Gwen Law Jackson Morgan Sadie VanHooijdonk 3rd grade A/B honor roll Eian Finkley Tyson Gage Alex NeSmith Abagael Terry Kaylee Belcher Tyler Moffitt Braedyn Moore Abbie Phelps Hayden Royal Reuben Barron Dylan Cutshall Chucky Fernandez Carter Ford Peyton Huggins Abi Mejia-Lopez Alex Sanchez Ally Spencer Champion Whitaker Jamare Dorsey Dylan Eastwood Lizbeth Mejia-Lopez Ashley Ortiz-Velasco Kenyasia Smith Kenya Taylor Evan Ballard Hanna Fairchild Audrey Hansen Ava King Bradley Simmons Kyleigh Smith Jude Wietan Penelopy Vega Megan Drawdy Lauren King Reyna Naranjo Ayla Perrone Edith Romero-Cruz Jonathan Sixtos Rachel Story Trenton Clinger Amber Duke Jarod Mooneyham Lyla Skipper Rylee Yarbrough 4th grade A honor roll Luke Newman Tanner Egan Justin Lightcap Jennifer Martinez Nicolas Uribe Krisha Patel Hannah Scarbrough Bailey Morrison Madelyn Symonds 4th grade A/B honor roll Dallis Clay Corey Geophert Christopher Jesski Ethan Wilson Fallon Wheeler Eduardo Campos Wyatt Coffman Kendall Leonor Jaden Mooneyham Daija Rocker Jenna Sowell Laci Powell Nandini Badal Johnny Cruz Andrew Cutshall Caleb Littlefield Lyndsey Furtado Kaylyn Halley Jacqueline Jaramillo James Kelley Alexandria Lindner Andrea Martinez Kaitlyn McClain Emily Morrow Max Patterson Isaac House Rylan Moffitt Dewayne Parson Avery Rogers James Sellers Isaiah Ford Allison Gill DYani McKinley Jerome Rushing Lily Vollenweider 5th grade A honor roll Delaney Egan Raelynn Moses Olivia Porvaznik Makayla Bedgood Toby VanHooijdonk Vrinda Patel Emma Ballard Connor Fitts 5th grade A/B honor roll Tyler Davies Tandrick Hadley Alyssa Lake Trevor Moffitt Kelsie Roebuck Auston Chisenhall Leslie Fairchild Austin Keefer Eduardo Villanueva Paityn Maggert Abel Mejia Lopez Evan Paxton Tony Barrera-Lopez Leif Hanson Makenzie Lawrence Lauren Pike Hannah Shepherd Brooke Turner Kate Carvajal Mica Crandall Wyatt Dietz Trenton Taylor5th grade 2nd nine weeks honor roll update 5th grade A honor roll 2nd nine weeks: Makayla Bedgood 5th grade A/B honor roll 2nd nine weeks: Paris Bellamy, Auston Chisenhall, Paityn Maggert, Abel Mejia-Lopez, Evan Paxton, Toby VanHoijdonk Bushnell Elementary School announces that the Subway Top Primary Reader for the third nine weeks is Matthew Murphy in Mrs. Samantha Symonds 2nd grade homeroom. Matthew earned the most Accelerated Reader points during the third grading period with 113.3 points and a 87 percent accuracy. He outperformed all kindergarten, first and second grade students to be recognized. In addition to a certificate, Matthew will also receive a free Subway meal at the local Bushnell Subway. BUSHNELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HONOR ROLL Bushnell names its top readers Character education students of month EDUCATION
SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014, PAGEA15 Math is as easy as Pi for Sumter students The Sumter County School District held the 17th annual Math Field Day competition on March 28. Math Field Day encourages students to develop an interest in mathematics through friendly competition. Teams of students ranging from fourth grade to twelfth grade attended the competition from each Sumter County school. During this all-day event, students rotated through four separate competitions, which challenged their mathematical ability in computation, mental math and estimation. The event was held at the Sumter Professional Center in Wildwood. While the scores were close, the highest Elementary school was The Villages Charter. The top middle school was South Sumter Middle, and the top high school was South Sumter High. Each school received a $250 cash prize for the exemplary performance of their students. Trophies for top individuals at each grade level or subject were also distributed. The recipients of these are awards were as follows: In the 4th grade, Andy Shar (TVCS) received 1st place, while Noel Liu (TVCS) was awarded 2nd place. In the 5th grade, Mahan Miraglia (TVCS) received 1st place, while Matthen Loza (TVCS) was awarded 2nd place. In the 6th Grade, Mathew Maggio (SSMS) received 1st place, while Karsyn Hogan (SSMS) was awarded 2nd place. In the 7th Grade, Meghan Miller (SSMS) received 1st place, while Angela Shar (TVCS) was awarded 2nd place. In 8th Grade, Tiffany Liu (TVCS) received 1st place, while Jorge Guillen (SSMS) was awarded 2nd place. In Algebra I, Carlie Taylor (TVCS) received 1st place, while James Arnold (SSHS) was awarded 2nd place. In Geometry, Kyle Fox (TVCS) received 1st place, while Kinley Flannery (WMHS) was awarded 2nd place. In Algebra II, Kendal Clark (SSHS) received 1st place, while Peter Ashley (SSHS) was awarded 2nd place. In Advanced Math, Emma Palmer (WMHS) received 1st place, while T J Lillo (SSHS) was awarded 2nd place. The top point earners by team for each grade level were: 4th grade, The Villages Charter School; 5th grade, The Villages Charter School; 6th grade, South Sumter Middle School, 7th grade; The Villages Charter School; 8th Grade, South Sumter Middle School ; Algebra I, South Sumter High School; Geometry The Villages Charter School ; Algebra II, South Sumter High School; and Advanced Math, South Sumter High School. Combo Award winners for each grade level were: 4th Grade, Andy Shar (TVCS); 5th Grade, Johnathan Ballou (TVCS); 6th Grade, Mathew Maggio (SSMS); 7th Grade, Meghan Miller (SSM); 8th Grade, Ginette Comer (SSM); Algebra I, Jarrett Bishop (SSHS); Geometry, Tyler Lillo (SSHS); Algebra II, Peter Ashley (SSHS) and the Overall Winner with the Highest Score was Justin Carroll (SSHS) in Advanced Math. Webster Elementary Students of the Month for March are: First Row: Joshua Lowery, Akeelah Young, Rui Yang, Lydia Moore, Micah Anderson, Lexy Sanchez, Abbygale Uribe, Zachary McNeal, Katelynn Griffin, Tammy Chase, Matilde Elizalde. Second Row: Alberto Juarez, Rebecca Stephens, Sarah Sanchez,Bruan Ceja, Chaselyn Walton, Jasmine Vega, Melody Nieves, Fairless Rushing, Destiny Bnner, Josiah Smith. Third Row: Juan Rivera, Bernie Drew, Kevin Bell, Clayton Wiser, Sage Revels, Sequaria Avant, Bobby Richardson Top Row: Aysen Vigoa, Genesis Otero, Alexis Grimes, Keely Larez, Sara Hill, Megan Brannen, Joshua Reaves, Angel Gracia. Not Pictured: Maribel Segura and Wayne Green. Webster Students of the Month ... The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation awarded 22 grants to faculty and staff to fund special projects that will directly benefit students attending Lake-Sumter State College. A total of $41,683 was distributed to faculty and staff who were chosen by a competitive application process. The projects that were funded include: lab equipment for biology and chemistry classes, a graphic calculator rental program, veteran student lounge, equipment, mannequins for emergency response training, tablets for college outreach, equipment for the Lineman program, scholarships for Orientation leaders, and much more. Thom Kieft, Math Department chair shared that the the graphing calculator rental program funded by the LSSC Foundation will allow students to rent calculators at a fraction of the cost of purchasing one of their own. Without the support from the Foundation the mathematics department would not be able to offer this opportunity to our students. Many of the math courses at the college algebra level and higher have a graphic calculator as a course requirement, yet these calculators cost over $100, with the launch of this program students will be able to rent a calculator for a semester for less than a third of that cost, and countless students will benefit. In order for Lake-Sumter State College to continue to provide excellence in education in serving our students, it is important to keep up with technological advancements and enhanced instructional methods that allow our Faculty and Staff to energize the learning process, and the mini grants provided by the LakeSumter State College Foundation, Inc. are aimed to do just that, said Rosanne Brandeburg, executive director of the Foundation. The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization that acts as a direct support organization for the college. For information on giving opportunities to the Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, contact Rosanne Brandeburg, Executive Director at (352) 365-3518 or email at BrandebR@lssc.edu. Wildwood PTO presents its Chili Bingo on Friday, May 2 Wildwood Elementary School PTO presents Chili Bingo from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 2, at the Wildwood Community Center. Chili will be ready at 5:30 p.m. with games starting at 6 p.m. Pictured are some of the prizes. Prizes also include a big screen television with sound bar, headphones, Galaxy tablet and a Blu-ray player. LSSC Foundation awards $41,500 in grants to faculty and staff Science honors at Bushnell Elementary ... Bushnell Elementary School congratulates (from left to right seated) Wyatt Mandahl in Mrs. Beverly Rays class, Auston Chisenhall in Mrs. Melynda Sheas class, Wyatt Dietz in Mrs. Kelli Stephensons class, Delaney Egan in Mrs. Dawn Mosess class and Alexander Perry in Mrs. Elizabeth Camps class for being the Science Super Stars for the third grading period by scoring the highest on a special science test. These students had to compete with over 100 fellow fifth graders by taking tests on science vocabulary and scientific concepts. They were the winners in each of their classes and will be going to the Sumter Environmental Education Center (SEEC) at the end of the school year to compete in a fun science competition against other 5th graders from BES and other elementary schools! EDUCATION
PAGEA16SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014 List 10 words that rhyme with save. 1 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1) A __ U M __ N __ M 2) P __ __ E R 3) __ __ A S T __ C 4) G __ A __ S 5) T __ N 6) C __ R __ __ O A R __ 7) __ E W __ __ A P __ R S COLORING PICTURE COLORING PICTURE Answers: 1) Fiction, showers use less water than baths, 2) Fact, 3) Fiction, 4) Fiction, plasma TVs use more energy than most other TVs, 5) Fact, the less packaging there is to throw into the trash, t he better, 6) Fiction, turning off the water while brushing your teeth saves about three gallons of wat er a day, 7) Fact, paper is made from the pulp of trees, 8) Fiction, compact fluorescent lightbulbs use 7 5% less energy than incandescent bulbs, 9) Fiction, many organizations take old computers to repair or refurbish and donate to others, 10) Fact, the fewer containers there are to throw into the trash, th e better Answers: 1) Aluminum, 2) Paper, 3) Plastic, 4) Glass, 5) Tin, 6) Cardboard, 7) Newspapers Some answers: brave, cave, crave, gave, grave, knave, pave, rave, shave, slave, stave, wave Fact or Fiction? Earth Day Challenge Each year on April 22, people come together all over the world to celebrate Earth Day and do what they can to help protect and preserve the earth. Some clean up areas, while others look for ways to reduce, reuse and recycle at home and work. Here are some questions about conservation. How many can you answer correctly? 1) Taking a bath instead of a shower saves water. Fact or Fiction? 2) Turning off the lights when leaving the room saves energy. Fact or Fiction? 3) Plastic grocery bags cannot be recycled. Fact or Fiction? 4) Plasma TVs use less energy than most other TVs. Fact or Fiction? 5) The less packaging a product has, the better it is for the environment. Fact or Fiction? 6) Turning off the water while brushing your teeth does not save much water. Fact or Fiction? 7) Recycling paper saves trees. Fact or Fiction? 8) Compact fluorescent lightbulbs use more energy than incandescent lightbulbs. Fact or Fiction? 9) Computers cannot be reused. Fact or Fiction? 10) The more times a product can be refilled, the better it is for the environment. Fact or Fiction? In the early 1960s, the environment was not much of an issue in politics. Few lawmakers gave it much thought until Senator Gaylord Nelson brought it to their attention. At the time, the damage that had been done to the environment was just starting to be discovered. Lake Erie was in bad shape, along with several other areas throughout the country. To make politicians more aware of the need to protect the environment, Senator Nelson asked President John F. Kennedy to go on a conservation tour in 1963. President Kennedy agreed, but the tour did not bring the results that Senator Nelson hoped for so he came up with a new idea in 1969. Senator Nelson invited people throughout the country to participate in a demonstration on April 22, 1970, to raise awareness of the need to protect the environment. The day was called Earth Day and was a huge success! Today, communities across America continue to celebrate Earth Day in many ways. Each of the following is a product that people often recycle. Fill in the blanks to name that product. Name That Product Name That Product What Rhymes with Save? Jokes and Riddles Q: What did the beach say to the tide coming in? A: Long time no sea. A: The Mississippi River. Q: What has five eyes but cannot see?
SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014, PAGEA17 SAR003086TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD, CALL TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:00 AM-5 PM (DEADLINE 11:00 AM TUESDAY) CLASSIFIEDSCANCELLATIONSAdvertisements may be canceled as soon as results are obtained. You will be billed only for the datethe ad actually appears in the paper. Deadlines for cancellations are the same as the deadlines for placing ads, except for specials.ERRORSBe sure to check your advertisement the first day it appears. We will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion. Adjustments are made only for the portion of the ad that is in error.NOTICE TO READERS:Publication of any classified advertisement does not constitute endorsement by Sumter County Times We make every effort to screen out advertising that may not be legitimate. However, since we can not guarantee the legitimacy of our advertisers, you are advised to be careful of misleading ads and take caution when giving out personal information. ALLADS REQUIRE PAYMENT. WE ACCEPT: 623-0417 SCT vs. Bolton, Donald P. 60-2014-CA-000177 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 60-2014-CA-000177 DIVISION: JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY, Plaintiff, DONALD P. BOLTON, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: DONALD P. BOLTON LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 1417 Panama Pl, LADY LAKE, FL 32159 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in SUMTER County, Florida: LOT 62, VILLAGES OF SUMTER KAYLEE VILLAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGES 10 AND 10A, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with 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. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the Sumter County Times. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 1st day of April, 2014. Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of the Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, As Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator for the Courts below at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving your notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Please contact: Lorna Barker, Phone # (352) 569-6952 April 10 & 17, 2014. F14000223 624-0417 SCT vs. Sanders, Marjorie J. 60-2012-CA-000109 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 60-2012-CA-000109 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR ABFC 2005-WF1 TRUST, ABFC ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WF1; Plaintiff, vs. MARJORIE J. SANDERS; MARJORIE JEAN WAGNER; WILLIAM R SANDERS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARJORIE J. SANDERS AKA MARJORIE JEAN WAGNER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WILLIAM R SANDERS; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Motion for Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 25, 2014, in the above styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Sumter County Historical Courthouse, at 10:00 a.m. Sumter Courthouse, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Room 333, Bushnell, FL 33513, on May 1, 2014, the following described property: LOT 253, LESS THE SOUTH 118.01 FEET THEREOF AND LOT 254, LESS THE SOUTH 118.01 FEET THEREOF: ALSO LESS THE EAST 80.30 FEET THEREOF; ALL LYING IN AND ACCORDING TO THE NEW PLAT OF CENTER HILL SUBDIVISION, IN SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 21 SOUTH, RANGE 23 EAST, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMPTER COUNTY, FLORIDA, SUBJECT TO ALL EASEMENTS, RIGHTS-OF-WAY AND RESTRICTIONS, IF ANY. Property Address: 75 ORANGE ST, CENTER HILL, FL 33514, SUMTER. If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Lorna Baker, ADA Coordinator at the office of the Trial Court Administrator, Sumter County Courthouse, 225 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513, Telephone (352) 569-6012, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk 620-0417 SCT Peacock, Janet J. 2014-CP-000066 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION REF: 2014-CP-000066 IN RE: ESTATE OF JANET J. PEACOCK, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JANET J. PEACOCK, deceased, whose date of death was January 24, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is PO Box 2587, Bushnell, FL 33513. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 10, 2014. Personal Representative: Ilene B. Milburn 1497 Appleton Rd., Elkton, MD 21921 Attorney for Personal Representative: GYNETH S. STANLEY, Esq. firstname.lastname@example.org FL BAR #278289 SPN #00218578 114 Turner Street, Clearwater, FL 33756 Phone: 727-461-1331 Fax: 727-461-5252 April 10 & 17, 2014. 621-0417 SCT Tallman, Lucius U. 2014CP000077 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2014CP000077 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF LUCIUS U. TALLMAN, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS 630-0424 SCT Jaroch, Jean P. 2014-CP-000106 Notice to Creditor PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA FILE NO: 2014-CP-000106 PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF JEAN P. JAROCH, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JEAN P. JAROCH, deceased, whose date of death was February 16, 2014, and whose Social Security Number is XXXX-XX-2703, is pending in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estates must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 17, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ JO ANN TURNER 30122 Green Bay Drive, Tavares, FL 32778 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ M. Meredith Kirste, Fla. Bar No. 0079065 M. Meredith Kirste, P.A. 7928 U.S. Hwy. 441, Suite 3, Leesburg, FL 34788 (352) 326-3455 April 17 & 24, 2014. 638-0424 SCT McRae, Janet D. 2013-CP-559 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY IN PROBATE FILE NO.: 2013-CP-559 IN RE: ESTATE OF JANET D. McRAE, a/k/a JANET McRAE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of JANET D. McRAE, a/k/a JANET McRAE, deceased, whose date of death was October 20, 2013, and whose Social Security Number was xxx-xx-8661, File Number 2013-CP-559, is pending in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 215 East McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is April 17, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ VIRGINIA A. GIBEAULT Attorney for Personal Representative: BY:/s/ Susan E. Dean, Esquire, Florida Bar No.: 746827 DEAN AND DEAN, L.L.P., 230 Northeast 25th Avenue #100, Ocala, Florida 34470 (352) 368-2800, email@example.com April 17 & 24, 2014. The administration of the estate of LUCIUS U. TALLMAN, deceased, whose date of death was February 9, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 215 East McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 10, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Christine D. Colfer 10 Stonegate Drive, Portland, CT 06480 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ John D. Watts, Attorney Florida Bar No. 935335 672 Tangelo Circle SW, Vero Beach, FL 32968 April 10 & 17, 2014. 622-0501 SCT Derby, Shirley and William 2014-DR-127 Dissolution of Marriage PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2014-DR-127 Division: FAMILY SHIRLEY ANNETTE DERBY, Petitioner/Wife and WILLIAM CRAIG DERBY, Respondent/Husband NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) TO: WILLIAM CRAIG DERBY (Last Known Address): PO BOX 332, EAGAR, AZ 85925 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on JULIAN E. HARRISON whose address is 138 BUSHNELL PLAZA, SUITE 301, BUSHNELL, FL 33513,on or before May 10, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 215 E. MCCULLUM AVE, BUSHNELL, FL 33513 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal property should be divided: none. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: March 20, 2014. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Melanie Hurst, Deputy Clerk April 10, 17, 24 and May 1, 2014. 676-0417 SCT Michael & Wendi Sharpe Dissolution of Marriage PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2014 DR 116 Division: MICHAEL D. SHARPE, Petitioner, and WENDI L. SHARPE, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) TO: WENDI L. SHARPE (Last Known Address): 992 C.R. 452A, LAKE PANASOFFKEE, FL 33538 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on MICHAEL D. SHARPE whose address is 992 C.R. 452A, LAKA PANASOFFKEE, FL 33538,on or before APRIL 30, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at SUMTER COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS, 215 E. McCOLLUM AVE, BUSHNELL, FL 33513, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal property should be divided: (none) Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: March 12, 2014. GLORIA R. 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PAGEA18SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL17, 2014 619-0417 SCT (ID E5W43 ) PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Florida Department of Transportation Project Bids will be received by the District Five DeLand Office until 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, for the following projects: Proposal ID E5W43 Replacement of CCTVs Budget Estimate $837,635.00. Complete letting advertisement information for these projects is available on our website at: http://www.dot.state.fl.us/contractsadministrationdistrict5/ or by calling (386) 943-5525. April 10 & 17, 2014. 640-0414 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE LEGAL AD Pursuant to Rule 6A-1.012 of the Florida Administrative Code, sealed bids will be received by the Sumter County School Board, Food Service Dept. Bldg #2, 2680 W-C 476, Bushnell, Florida 33513, until 1:00 PM, on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at which time all bids will be publicly opened for supplying Bread Products. Specifications may be obtained from the Sumter County School Board, phone (352) 793-2315 ext. 50226. April 17, 2014. 628-0417 SCT 4/23 Sumter County School Board Workshop PUBLIC NOTICE The Sumter County School Board will meet on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 12:00 until 4:30 PM for a Board Workshop to discuss items related to the 2014-15 school year at the Sumter County School Board Public Meeting room on 2680 West County Road 476, Bushnell, FL 33513. April 17, 2014. 629-0417 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF DRAFT PERMIT The Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its preparation of a draft permit to Mid Coast Aggregate, (Billy Barnes, 7000 S.R. 50, Webster, Florida 33597) for the Mazak Limerock Mine for a permit to operate an existing mining operation that encompasses approximately 1,004 acres. The mining operation will generate 6.514 MGD of non-process wastewater. Approximately 3.168 MGD will percolate to recharge ground water and 3.344 MGD will be discharged off-site via a weir to Jumper Creek, with minor losses to evaporation. The facility is located at 7000 State Road 50, Sumter County, Florida (33597). The Department has assigned permit file number FL0322890-005-IW7A to the proposed project. Any interested person may submit written comments on the Departments draft permit or may submit a written request for a public meeting to Dennise Judy, 3319 Maguire Blvd, Suite 232, Orlando, Florida 32803-3767, in accordance with Rule 62-620.555, Florida Administrative Code. The comments or request for a public meeting must contain the information set forth below and must be received in the Departments Central District Office within 30 days of publication of this notice. Failure to submit comments or request a public meeting within this time period shall constitute a waiver of any right such person may have to submit comments or request a public meeting under Rule 62-620.555, Florida Administrative Code. The comments or request for a public meeting must contain the following information: (a) The commenters name, address, and telephone number; the applicants name and address; the Department permit file number; and the county in which the project is proposed; (b) A statement of how and when notice of the Departments action or proposed action was received; (c) A statement of the facts the Department should consider in making the final decision; (d) A statement of which rules or statutes require reversal or modification of the Departments action or proposed action; and (e) If desired, a request that a public meeting be scheduled including a statement of the nature of the issues proposed to be raised at the meeting. If a public meeting is scheduled, the public comment period is extended until the close of the public meeting. However, the Department may not always grant a request for a public meeting. Therefore, written comments should be submitted within 30 days of publication of this notice, even if a public meeting is requested. If a public meeting is held, any person may submit oral or written statements and data at the public meeting on the Departments proposed action. As a result of significant public comment, the Departments final action may be different from the position taken by it in this draft permit. The permit application file and supporting data are available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Departments Central District Office, 3319 Maguire Blvd, Suite 232, Orlando, Florida 32803-3767, at phone number (407)897-4100. April 17, 2014. 659-0417 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE **OFFICIAL** NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in SUMTER County, State of Florida, on the FOURTH day of NOVEMBER, 2014, A.D., to fill or retain the following offices: Representative in Congress: District 11 Florida Cabinet -Governor Florida Cabinet -Lieutenant Governor Florida Cabinet -Attorney General Florida Cabinet -Chief Financial Officer Florida Cabinet -Commissioner of Agriculture State Senator: District 18 State Representative: District 33 Fifth District Court of Appeal: Retention of Seven Judges Circuit Judge, Fifth Judicial Circuit: Groups 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 27 and 28 School Board: Districts 1, 3 and 5 County Commissioner: Districts 2 and 4 North Sumter County Utility Dependent District: Seats 3, 4, 5 and 6 Sumter Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 2, 4 and 5 Village Community Development District No. 1: Seats 2 and 4 Village Community Development District No. 2: Seats 1, 2 and 3 Village Community Development District No. 3: Seats 1, 2 and 4 Village Community Development District No. 5: Seats 2 and 5 Village Community Development District No. 6: Seats 1, 4 and 5 Village Community Development District No. 7: Seats 1, 3 and 5 Village Community Development District No. 8: Seats 3, 4 and 5 Village Community Development District No. 9: Seats 4 and 5 Village Community Development District No. 10: Seats 3 and 5 Published in Sumter County Times, April 3 & 17, 2014. 660-0417 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE **OFFICIAL** AVISO DE ELECCIONES GENERALES Yo, Ken Detzner, Secretario de Estado del Estado de la Florida, por el presente notifico que se llevarn a cabo ELECCIONES GENERALES en el Condado de SUMTER, Estado de la Florida, el da CUATRO de NOVIEMBRE de 2014 d. C., para determinar la ocupacin o la retencin de los siguientes cargos: Representante ante el Congreso: distrito 11 Gabinete de la Florida -Gobernador Gabinete de la Florida -Vicegobernador Gabinete de la Florida -Procurador General Gabinete de la Florida -Funcionario Principal de Finanzas Gabinete de la Florida -Comisionado de Agricultura Senador Estatal: distrito 18 Representante Estatal: distrito 33 Tribunal de Apelaciones del 5. Distrito: retencin de 7 jueces Juez del Circuito, 5. Circuito Judicial: grupos 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 27 y 28 Junta Escolar: distritos 1, 3 y 5 Comisionado del Condado: distritos 2 y 4 Distrito Dependiente de Servicios Pblicos del Condado de Sumter Norte: escaos 3, 4, 5 y 6 Distrito de Conservacin de Tierra y Agua de Sumter: 2, 4 y 5 1.er Distrito de Desarrollo Comunitario de VillageCommunity: escaos 2 y 4 2. Distrito de Desarrollo Comunitario de VillageCommunity: escaos 1, 2 y 3 3.er Distrito de Desarrollo Comunitario de VillageCommunity: escaos 1, 2 y 4 5. Distrito de Desarrollo Comunitario de VillageCommunity: escaos 2 y 5 6. Distrito de Desarrollo Comunitario de VillageCommunity: escaos 1, 4 y 5 7. Distrito de Desarrollo Comunitario de VillageCommunity: escaos 1, 3 y 5 8. Distrito de Desarrollo Comunitario de VillageCommunity: escaos 3, 4 y 5 9. Distrito de Desarrollo Comunitario de VillageCommunity: escaos 4 y 5 10. Distrito de Desarrollo Comunitario de VillageCommunity: escaos 3 y 5 Published in Sumter County Times, April 3 & 17, 2014. 696-0417 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SUSPENSION TO: Danny J. Suggs Case No: 201302777 A Notice of Suspension to suspend your license and eligibility for licensure has been filed against you. You have a right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, by mailing a request for same to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, Post Office Box 3168, Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3168. If a request for hearing is not received by 21 days from the date of the last publication, the right to hearing in this matter will be waived and the Department will dispose of this cause in accordance with law. March 27, April 3, 10 & 17, 2014. 625-0417 SCT vs. Baker, Albert V. 2012 CA 001959 AXMX Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2012 CA 001959 AXMX US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR RAMP 2007-RS1, Plaintiff, vs. ALBERT V. BAKER, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated 2/24/2014, and entered in Case No.: 2012 CA 001959 of the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in and for Sumter County, Florida, wherein US BANK NATIONAL BANK, etc., is Plaintiff, and ALBERT V. BAKER, et al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Sumter Courthouse 215 E. McCollum Ave., Room 333, Bushnell, FL 33513, beginning at 10:00 a.m., on the 1st day of May, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 16, BLOCK 1, PANASOFFKEE RETREATS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT OF RECORDED THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK BOOK 3, PAGE 10, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. Parcel ID No. J09A016 DATED, this 28th day of February, 2014. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: ROGERS, MORRIS & ZIEGLER 1401 E. Broward Blvd., Suite 300, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301 Telephone: (954) 462-1431 By: John F. Phillips, Esq. Fla. Bar No.: 348740 April 10 & 17, 2014. 631-0424 SCT vs. AJ PETROLEUM 08-32198 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.:08-32198 CB LOAN PURCHASE ASSOCIATES, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. AJ PETROLEUM, ET AL, Defendants NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered by this Court on April 7, 2014, in Case No.: 08-32198 of the Circuit Court of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit in and for Broward County, Florida in which CB LOAN PURCHASE ASSOCIATES, LLC is the Plaintiff, and AJ PETROLEUM, LLC, et al, are the Defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash by electronic sale at www.browardrealforeclose.com at 10 a.m. on the 14th day of May,2014,the following described properties as set forth in Final Judgment of Foreclosure to wit: PARCEL 1: Parcel A of CIRCLE K-SUNRISE PLAT, according to the Plat thereof, recording in Plat Book 135, Page 21, of the Pubic Records of Broward County, Florida. PARCEL 2: A Tract of land lying in a portion of Tract 3, Book 2, Page 45 through 54, of the Public Records of Palm Beach County, Florida, lying and being situated in Broward County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 6, Township 49 South, Range 42 East; thence run South 1 degree, 02 minutes, 40 seconds East, along the West line of said Section 6, for a distance of 2,184.97 feet to a point; thence run East, for a distance of 82.23 feet to a State Road 7 (U.S. 441) and the Point of Beginning; thence run South 0 degrees, 59 minutes, 28 seconds East, along the East right of way line and the West line of said Block 95 for 200.00 feet, to a point on the North right of way line of Southwest 6th Street, said point being the Southwest corner of Tract noted Parcel B Not Included of a Plat of MARGATE ESTATES SECTION 1 as recorded in Plat Book 50, Page 9, of the Public Records of Broward County, Florida; thence run North 90 degrees, 00 minutes, 00 seconds East, along the North right of way line of Southwest 6th Street for a distance of 200.00 feet to a point, said point being the Southwest corner of said Parcel B, thence run North 0 degrees, 59 minutes, 28 seconds West, along the East line of said Parcel B, said corner being on the North line of the aforementioned MARGATE ESTATES SECTION 1; thence continuing along the last described course a distance of 70.59 feet to a point; thence run South 90 degrees 00 minutes, 00 seconds West, parallel to the North of Right of way line of Southwest 6th Street for a distance of 200.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. PARCEL 3: Lots 2 and 4, TRIANGLE PARK, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 12, Page 19, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. PARCEL 4: The Easter 100 feet of the Southerly 150 feet of Bock 56, PLAT OF BUSHNELL, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 79, of the Public Records of Sumter County, Florida. The foreclosure sale can only be canceled by court order. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FOR THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE DATED this 17th day of April, 2014. Attorneys for Plaintiff WEISS LAW GROUP, P.A. 12512 West Atlantic Blvd., Coral Springs, FL 33071 Tel: (954) 573-2800 Fax: (954) 573-2798 By: /s/ Jason S. Weiss Jason@jswlawyer.com Florida Bar No. 356890 AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT NOTICE:This notice is provided Pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.540: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Phone Line at (954) 831-6364; 201 SE 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. April 17 & 24, 2014. 632-0424 SCT vs. Meske, Kurt A. 2014CA000366AXMX Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2014CA000366AXMX Division No. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. KURT A. MESKE, et al Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY TO: THE ESTATE OF RUTH L. GREEN, DECEASED, WHOSE ADDRESS IS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS 2430 COUNTY ROAD 401B, LAKE PANASOFFKEE, FL 33538 THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOHN JOSEPH, WHOSE ADDRESS IS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS 2430 COUNTY ROAD 401B, LAKE PANASOFFKEE, FL 33538 THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SUSAN JOSEPH, WHOSE ADDRESS IS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS 2430 COUNTY ROAD 401B, LAKE PANASOFFKEE, FL 33538 ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH UNDER OR AGAINST RUTH L. GREEN, DECEASED, WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, WHOSE ADDRESS IS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS 2430 COUNTY ROAD 401B, LAKE PANASOFFKEE, FL 33538 Residence unknown and if living, including any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead, his/her respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant; and the aforementioned named Defendant and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown named Defendant as may be infants, incompetents, or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property, to-wit: LOT 193, OLIVE PALM COMMUNITY, COMMENCE AT THE NW CORNER OF LOT 43, OLIVE PALM SUBDIVISION FIRST ADDITION, AS DESCIBED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 23, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA, RUN THENCE N 89 DEGREES 31 E., 610.10 FEET THENCE N. 01 DEGREES 21 E., 695 FEET, THENCE N. 88 DEGREES 30 W., 400 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE N. 88 DEGREES 30 W., 100.00 FEET, THENCE N. 01 DEGREES 21 E., 100.00 FEET, THENCE S. 88 DEGREES 30 E., 100 FEET, THENCE S. 01 DEGREES 21 W., 100.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A 1993 SPRI DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME VIN# N85777A, TITLE # 64389092 & VIN # N85777B, TITLE # 64389093. more commonly known as 2430 County Road, 401B, Lake Panasoffkee, Florida 33538 This action has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it on Plaintiffs attorney, GILBERT GARCIA GROUP, P.A., whose address is 2005 Pan Am Circle, Suite 110, Tampa, Florida 33607, on or before 30 days after date of first publication and file the original with the Clerk of the Circuit 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. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 9th day of April, 2014. Gloria R. Hayward, SUMTER Country, Florida (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Office of the Court, Sumter County, Lorna Barker, 352-569-6088. April 17 & 24, 2014. 270852.9779 633-0424 SCT vs. Nolan, J. Patrick Estate 2014-CA-00128 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2014-CA-00128 21ST MORTGAGE CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LEGATEES, LIENHOLDERS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST OR OTHERWISE ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY AND THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF J. PATRICK NOLAN, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF ACTION (Constructive Service -Property) TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LEGATEES, LIENHOLDERS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SUCESSORS IN INTEREST OR OTHERWISE ALL 634-0424 SCT vs. Polk, Scott L. 60-2013-CA-02050 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 60-2013-CA-02050 DIVISION: CITIZENS FIRST WHOLESALE MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff, SCOTT L. POLK A/K/A SCOTT LEE POLK, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: TERRY LYNN GUAJARDO A/K/A TERRY LYNN POLK-GUAJARDO A/K/A TERRY LYNN POLK, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF WALTER J. POLK A/K/A WALTER JONES POLK A/K/A WALTER JONES POLK, SR., DECEASED LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 12485 Walsh Ave Apt 5, Los Angeles, CA 90066 6493 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in SUMTER County, Florida: LOT 58, VILLAGES OF SUMTER ROSEDALE VILLAS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 31, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with 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. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the Sumter County Times. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 7th day of March, 2014. Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of the Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Winona Mitchell As Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator for the Courts below at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving your notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Please contact: Lorna Barker, Phone # (352) 569-6952 April 17 & 24, 2014. F13013553 635-0424 SCT vs. Larue, Michel Pierre 60-2012-CA-001888 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 60-2012-CA-001888 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLP Plaintiff, v. MICHEL PIERRE LARUE; et. al., Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment dated April 4, 2014, entered in Civil Case No.: 60-2012-CA-001888, of the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in and for Sumter County, Florida, wherein GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, is Plaintiff, and MICHEL PIERRE LARUE; GLADYS HOWARD LARUE; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, are Defendant(s). GLORIA R. HAYWARD, the Clerk of Court shall sell to the highest bidder for cash at 10:00 a.m., at the Sumter County Courthouse located at 215 East McCollum Avenue, Room 333, Bushnell, FL 33513 on the 8th day of May, 2014, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 4, OF VAT HAMMOCK, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 84, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA; TOGETHER WITH A 2003 FLEETWOOD ANNIVERSARY DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN#S GAFL234A7589AV21 AND GAFL234B7589AV21 This property is located at the Street address of: 10459 COUNTY ROAD 743, WEBSTER, FL 33597. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on April 7, 2014. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE COURT (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. 350 Jim Moran Blvd, Suite 100, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 Telephone: (954) 354-3544, Facsimile: (954) 354-3545 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL (352) 569-6952 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. April 17 & 24, 2014. 0719-50002 636-0424 SCT vs. Hooten, Linda 60-2013-CA-000462 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 60-2013-CA-000462 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.; Plaintiff, vs. LINDA HOOTEN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LINDA HOOTEN; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 3, 2014 in the above styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Sumter County Historical Courthouse, at 10:00 a.m. Sumter Courthouse, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Room 333, Bushnell, Florida 33513, on May 1, 2014, the following described property: THE EAST 2/5 OF THE EAST 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4, LESS RIGHT OF WAY FOR COUNTY ROAD 616, AS CONVEYED IN BOOK 965, PAGE 225. Property Address: 6624 COUNTY ROAD 616, BUSHNELL, FL 33513, Sumter. If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Lorna Barker, ADA Coordinator at the Office of the Trial Court Administrator, Sumter County Courthouse, 225 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513, Telephone (352) 569-6012, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED: this 3rd day of April, 2014. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk Marinosci Law Group, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff 100 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 ServiceFL@mlg-defaultlaw.com ServiceFL2@mlg-defaultlaw.com April 17 & 24, 2014. 637-0424 SCT vs. Wright, James T. 60-2013-CA-000151 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 60-2013-CA-000151 DIVISION: SRMOF II 2012-1 TRUST, U.S. BANK TRUST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY AS TRUSTEE, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES T. WRIGHT, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 1, 2014, and entered in Case No. 60-2013-CA-000151 of the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in and for Sumter County, Florida in which SRMOF II 2012-1 Trust, U.S. Bank Trust National Association, not in its individual capacity but solely as Trustee, is the Plaintiff and James T. Wright also known as James T. Wright, Jr., Wendy A. Wright, Timothy Murphy, American Express Bank, FSB, Dorothy Murphy, HILTI, Inc., L&W Supply Corporation, a Foreign Corporation d/b/a Seacoast Supply, Lissa M. Wright, Plaza Indiana Branch, successor in interest to First Indiana Bank, N.A., are defendants, the Sumter County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, Sumter County Courthouse, 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Room 333, Bushnell, Florida 33513, Sumter County, Florida at 10:00 a.m. on the 1st day of May, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: BEGIN AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF BLOCK 49, OF THE CITY OF BUSHNELL, AS PER PLAT IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 79, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 100 FEET; THENCE RUN WEST 145 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 100 FEET; THENCE RUN EAST 145 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, SAID PROPERTY BEING SITUATE IN SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 21 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 308 N HIGHLAND ST BUSHNELL FL 33513-5301 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Sumter County, Florida this 3rd day of April, 2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court, Sumter County, Florida (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk. Albertelli Law, Attorney for Plaintiff, P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743, (813) 221-9171 Facsimile eService: email@example.com If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the ADA Coordinator, Tammy Graczyk, (352) 569-6949, within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771. To file response please contact Sumter County Clerk of Court, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513. April 17 & 24, 2014. NJ 015151F01 OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY AND THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF J. PATRICK NOLAN. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a residential mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in SUMTER County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: LOT 1, BLOCK D, HEARTY HOST LAKE RESORT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 57, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1984 PALM HARBOR MOBILE HOME, VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NOS, PH 18182 AFL AND PH 18182 BFL, FLORIDA TITLE NOS. 44237707 AND 44235276, REAL PROPERTY DECALS R227365 AND R227366 LOCATED THEREON. COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 5573 WILLIAMSBURGH LN., WILDWOOD, FL 34785 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Busch, Slipakoff & Schuh, LLP, the Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 225 Water Street, Suite 1290, Jacksonville, Florida 32202, within thirty (30) days of the first publication, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in THE SUMTER COUNTY TIMES. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court at Sumter, Florida, on the 7th day of April, 2014. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, As Clerk, Circuit Court, Sumter County, Florida In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this hearing, should contact ADA Coordinator not later than One (1) day prior to the proceeding at Lorna Baker. For the hearing and voice imparied 352-569-6088 Andrea Edwards Martin Florida Bar 805181 Busch, Slipakoff & Schuh, LLP. 225 Water Street, Suite 1290, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5175 Telephone: (770) 790-3550 Facsimile: (770) 790-3520 April 17 & 24, 2014. Marinosci Law Group, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff 100 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 (firstname.lastname@example.org), (email@example.com) April 10 & 17, 2014. 11-06316
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