The news-sun
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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
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Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 05-04-2012
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
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Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K Friday-Saturday, May 4-5, 2012 www.newssun.com Volume 93/Number 57 | 50 cents 079099401001 HighLow 90 66Complete Forecast PAGE 12A A little warmer with clouds and sun Forecast Question: Should all of the fines collected in the BP oil spill case go to states along the Gulf? Next question: Should guns be banned near the site of the Republican National Convention in Tampa? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Inside Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 Online: www.newssun.com Yes 88.6% No 11.4% Total votes: 79 Community Briefs2A Dear Abby 11B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living 5B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Review/Times11B Religion 8B Sports On TV 2B Sudoku Puzzle 11B Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and WAUCHULA STATE BANK; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, financial goals; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 8 8 7 7 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Richard Rick Beebe,candidate for Supervisor of Elections,died unexpectedly T uesday night during a candidate forum at Homers Restaurant. The event was presented by the H ighlands Tea Party. Beebes cause of death is thought to be a stroke,but is yet to be confirmed. Beebe was 52. MaryAnn Lewis,a candidate for the school board,was at the meeting. She said the event,which began at6 p.m.,had progressed normally, as each Supervisor of Elections candidate introduced themselves with a presentation and then answered questions from the audience. The candidates sat behind a Supervisor candidate Beebe dies during forum 52-year-old reportedly had massive stroke By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING A federal lawsuit was filed against The School Board of Highlands County and school employee Maria Gonzalez Wednesday morning in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. The lawsuit was filed by the Miami based firm of Herman,Mermelstein, Horowitz,P.A. on behalf of the family of a teenager who was sexually abused at an after-school daycare program The victim,called Jane Doe in the lawsuit,was 10 years old in 2011 and attended the after-care program at Lake Country Elementary School in Lake Placid. According to a press release issued by the attorneys,the lawsuit claims that the girl was sexually abused multiple times between 2008 and 2010 by Orestes Gonzalez,the husband of school nurse and after-care supervisor School board hit with sex abuse lawsuit Federal suit filed by victim of Orestes Gonzalez Gonzalez News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR CliftonLarsonAllen LLP employees Kathi Taveniere, Sarah Albritton and Dawn West spend their morning painting the outdoor area of the Hansen House Wednesday. By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Wednesday was filled with kind hearts lending helping hands to better the lives and businesses of the local community as hard-working volunteers made an impression that will stick around for years to come during the Highlands County United Ways Day of Caring. Highlands County United Way Director Julie Fells called this years Day of Caring a huge success. The 400 volunteers worked throughout the county doing various jobs to improve United Way partner agencies. Everything went perfect, said Fells. Volunteers did everything from replacing ceiling tiles at the Boys and Girls Club in Sebring to yard work at local organizations. One busy group of over a dozen volunteers spent their Volunteers dig deep during Day of Caring See BEEBE,page 6A See LAWSUIT,page 5A See DAY,page 6A PAGE12BStill unsurePresentation from DOE rep leaves teachers with unanswered questions PAGE2ANEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 www.newssun .comAll-County hoopsA von Parks Baker leads 2011-12 honorees SPORTS,1BUp for grabsP oll shows state could go either w ay in presidential election PAGE3A Day of Prayer By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Across the country on Thursday, millions gathered to pray together among different denominations and religions,all for the purpose of uniting as one body for the good of America,its cities and communities. The National Day of Prayer was observed locally by many attendees and headed by the Highlands County Clerk of Courts for the 17th year. Clerk of Courts Bob Germaine invited three Community joins in praise By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING Clerk of Courts Auditor Tasha Morgan presented a mixed bag of information to the commissioners Tuesday as she ran through Highlands Countys second quarter financials. According to Morgan,revenues were tracking almost as expected with $36.3 million already in the countys bank as of March 31. Although 22 percent above the budgeted reveune,this years overall collections were projected to be almost $4 million less than the 2010-2011 fiscal year,Morgan said. The decrease inthis years revenue was mostly creditied to lower home values and decreasing ad valorem taxes,Morgan said. County Administrator Ricky Helms told commissioners later in the meeting that next years ad valorem collections were estimated to decrease County financials a mixed bag See FINANCIAL,page 5A News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Attendees salute the flag during the Pledge of Allegiance Friday on the lawn of the Highlands County Courthouse during the National Day of Prayer ceremony. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Joe Lewis sings Amazing Grace on Thursday morning during the National Day of Prayer on the lawn of the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring. See DAY,page 5A


C M Y K Page 2ANews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 May 2 122022323441x:2Next jackpot $3 millionApril 28 41113172028x:3 April 25 71139465053x:4 May 2 517202426 May 1 414192430 April 30 1319242836 April 29 1417202331 May 2 (n) 8869 May 2 (d) 7020 May 1 (n) 0246 May 1 (d) 8901 May 2(n) 824 May 2 (d) 606 May 1(n) 306 May 1 (d) 144 May 1 192835417 April 27 627394221 April 24 62830385 April 20 811394313 May 2 78333850 PB: 29Next jackpot $60 millionApril 28 3139405758 PB: 33 April 25 425293443 PB: 29 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day: (d) is the daytime drawing, (n) is the nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball Lottery Center County Democratic Party holds electionSEBRING The Highlands County Democratic Party is holding an election from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to elect delegates to the D emocratic Party Convention in Tampa. The election will take place at the party office, 4 216 Sebring Parkway. Democratic candidates for local and state offices will be present to meet t he voters. Voter registration and vote by mail sign up will be available. All Democrats are encouraged attend to vote f or delegates, meet the candidates, learn about v oter registration status and what the Democratic Party is doing in Highlands County. Williams to speak at LP chamber luncheonLAKE PLACID The G reater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce M embership Luncheon will be held at n oonWednesday at the Lake Placid Elks L odge.Lake Placid Police Chief Phil Williams will b e the presenter.His topic will be an overview o f asmall town police department. The luncheon is sponsored by the town of Lake Placid. RSVPthe chamber today by email at chamber@lpfla.com or call 465-4331. It is i mportant that a confirmation of attendance is made s o that there is sufficient food and seating available.Cost is $8 per pers on.Florida Hospital Foundation to host Celebrity DinnerSEBRING Join the Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Foundation for an exciting evening as they host the third annual Celebrity Dinner at Yiannis Prime Choice Restaurant. This delicious dinner will be held from 5-9 p.m. Monday and everyone is invited to attend this fundraiser benefiting the FHHMC Pediatric Unit. Local Highlands County celebrities who will serve dinner live and in person include: Dr. Juan Abellon, pediatric hospitalist at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center; Jon and Sharon Beck, First Baptist Church of Avon Park; Bill Benton, Clifton-Larson-Allen; Dr. Raisa Camilo, pediatrician with Sun N Lake Medical Group; Tim Cook, CEO and president at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center; Kim Heintz, Highlands Independent Bank; Bill and Lisa Jarrett, Bill Jarrett Ford; Andrew Katsanis, Grace Bible Church of Sebring; Drs. Carmelita and Abe Lim, Carmelita Lim, MD and Associates; Jean Lund, Tom and Chad Lund Insurance; Clifford Rhoades, Clifford R. Rhoades, P.A.; Suzette Rhoades, Happy Owl & LeAttique; Robin Scheck, SunTrust Bank; Jan Shoop, Sebring International Raceway; John Shoop, Highlands Independent Bank; Peggy Smith, FHHMC Foundation board member; and Dr. Norm and COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A Courtesy photo T eam Joker was named best team with an overall score of 86 in the Big Brothers Big Sisters annual Clays for Kids Fun Shoot help April 28 at Square One Sporting Clays Club in Lake Placid. Courtesy photo Ed Welch (left), top male with a score of 98, and Debra Durrance, top female with a score of 72, are shown with Andrew Fells, board chair of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast, after the annual Clays for Kids Fun Shoot last week in Lake Placid. Clays for Kids By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING Members of the business community, chamber executives, advisory committees and elected officials gathered on Thursday at the Chateau Elan to look at opportunities within Highlands Countys economic toolbox. Organized by Kristina Anderson, executive director of the Highlands County Economic Development Commission & Industrial Development Commission, the gathering had focus on improving communications between stakeholders on a county-wide basis. We have a lot of local tools available for economic development, Anderson said. I wanted to make this annual development day a little different and encourage communications and collaboration between the different entities within the county. More than 30 were in attendance for the panels, including County Commission Chairman Jack Richie. This is a great effort to encourage communications. This is a fantastic thing. Working together is so essential to the success of our county and the EDC is doing it right, Richie said. This is real progress and good collaboration, Richie added. Kristina is working hard, and actually the catalyst for the recent increase in communications and collaboration. Lake Placid Council Member and Executive Director of the Highlands County Citrus Growers Association Ray Royce echoed Richies comments. I have been in this community for over 30 years and this is really a concentrated effort to increase the communications throughout the county, Royce said. It does everybody good when the chambers, EDC and the TDC (Tourism Development Council) collaborate like this. This is about quality of life. What other mission statement can anyone have? said Royce. John Scherlacher, executive director of the Highlands County Tourism Development Council, also encouraged communications. The TDC has been meeting with the chambers for the last six months on a monthly basis. It is so important Meet focuses on countys economic toolbox News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE John Barben of the Avon Park Airport Redevelopment Agency and Mike Willingham of the Sebring Airport Community Redevelopment Agency both discuss Thursday the progress and services available within Highlands Countys airports. See COUNTY, page 5A By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Aspecial workshop was held at The School Board of Highlands County Wednesday afternoon. Two officials from the Florida Department of Education Juan Copa, bureau chief of research and evaluation, and Fred Heid, bureau chief of school improvement traveled down from Tallahassee to answer questions posed by teachers and principals regarding the new cut scores for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment T ests, school grades and teacher evaluations. Their appearance was part of the Chancellor of Educations statewide initiative to reach out to educators and administrators concerned about the changes and how they will affect individual students and teachers, as well as schools as a whole. Copa made several points. He repeatedly told the audience he understood their anxiety, that it was a natural response to the uncertainty surrounding the new rules and standards a result of building the car while driving it. Copa said that the adjustments to ranking FCATscores to a higher standard and upgrading the FCATitself to provide more rigor was all about helping students in the long run. I know this seems like a hurricane barreling down from Tallahassee, he said, but ultimately this is about improving the lives of our children. He added it was a daunting task and he recognized more communication was essential. Questions centered on several concerns. One is the fact that with raised standards and more difficult tests, students and schools will appear to lose ground students not rising to proficiency when they have in the past, and schools losing a grade. Teacher salaries and careers will be tied to their evaluations beginning in 2014, which causes intense concern. Teachers are also worried about fairness and accuracy. For example, one math teacher pointed out that endof-course tests are held weeks before the end of the semester how can teachers and students be held responsible for material that has not yet been covered? Student attendance is also a concern. If children miss school, how can a teacher be held responsible for what they have not learned? Copa said the whole system was built on student growth. To determine that, he said, 10 factors were taken into account in building the complicated statistical formula used to determine how well a teacher is doing. It is not about getting every student to a level three, Copa said three being proficient at grade level. Its did the student meet the expected growth. He added that if someone has not been attending school, the rate of growth expected would not be as high as for a student who is always in the classroom. If you expect negative growth, he said, and there is less negative growth, thats good for the teacher. Copa agreed that tests taken well before the end of the year were not ideal, but a balance had to sought because test scores were essential to grades, and the state had to have them early enough to calculate the final scores in time. Steve Picklesimer, president of the teachers union, worries that, The new system has not been validated yet. It has not been tried and looked at for where errors may occur. Even Mr. Copa admitted that the DOE anticipates problems and there will be need for tweaks along the way. Seems to me once again we have put the cart before the horse and ultimately teachers will pay the price whether or not the system is accurate in what it is intended to measure. Visit from Florida DOE still leaves teachers unsure News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Juan Copa, bureau chief of research and evaluation for the Dept. of Education in Tallahassee, answers educators questions Wednesday afternoon at the school board.


C M Y K By BRENTKALLESTAD Associated PressTALLAHASSEE President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney could be headed for a photo finish in Florida this November, a poll released Thursday shows. Forty-four percent of 1,169 Florida voters surveyed by Quinnipiac University between April 25 and May 1 said theyd vote for Romney if the election were now, compared to 43 percent who said they prefer the president. The latest snapshot of voter preferences has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.9 percentage points. The new figures were an improvement for Romney, who trailed Obama by 7 percentage points among Floridas voters in late March. The Connecticut-based polling institute also showed Obama and Romney within the margin of error in Ohio while the president was favored by 47 percent to 39 percent among Pennsylvania voters. No one has won the presidency since 1960 without carrying two of the three key swing states. Florida, the nations fourth largest state, provides 29 of the required 270 electoral votes needed to win. Obama carried Florida by nearly a quarter million votes in his 2008 win over Republican John McCain. The new survey shows the sluggish economy working in Romneys favor at the moment with voters in the Sunshine State. Nearly half, 49 percent, said they believed Romney would do a better job handing the economy while 40 percent said Obama would do better. And while Obama appears to have strong support among women voters nationally, Quinnipiacs survey showed it much tighter in Florida where the female preferences were almost evenly split. Roughly two-thirds of the respondents in all three states believe the economy is in a recession although at least 51 percent in each of the states felt a recovery was underway. The poll showed Florida voters also support repeal of the 2010 health care reform legislation supported by Obama by a 51 to 38 percent margin and oppose the U.S. militarys presence in Afghanistan by better than a two-to-one margin although they approved of Obamas handling of the situation and the pace that he has started to withdraw troops from the war-torn central Asian nation. By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated PressORLANDO There was no single blow, stomp or strike to Robert Champions bruised and battered body t hat killed him as he was pummeled by fellow Florida A &M University marching band members during a hazing ritual aboard a charter b us last fall. Instead, his death was c aused by multiple blows from many individuals. That inability to pinpoint w hich blow ultimately caused the 26-year-old drum majors death led authorities to charge 13 defendants Wednesday with hazing r ather than more serious counts like manslaughter or second-degree murder. His death is not linked to one sole strike but it is attribu ted to multiple blows, said State Attorney Lawson L amar at a news conference announcing the charges. Champions mother, Pam, said she was glad charges were brought but disappointed they werent more severe. I thought it should send a harsher message, she said. Some legal experts said they believe Lamar could have filed manslaughter, or even second-degree murder counts, against the participants who conducted the hazing after the FAMU marching band had performed at a football game against its rival school. The prosecutor in this case had an opportunity to do something, to send a stronger message, a deserved message based on the conduct, said Tamara Lave, a University of Miami law professor. And the prosecutor didnt. Lamar said his office didnt have the evidence to bring more serious charges. The testimony obtained to date does not support a charge of murder, in that it does not contain the elements of murder, he said. We can prove participation in hazing and a death. We do not have a blow or a shot or a knife thrust that killed Mr. Champion. It is an aggregation of things which exactly fit the Florida statute as written by the Legislature. Former Miami-Dade prosecutor Michael Grieco said Lamars decision not to file the more serious charges may have been influenced by the Casey Anthony trial. Lamars office charged the Florida mother with firstdegree murder for her daughters death even though the medical examiner couldnt conclusively tell how she died. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012Page 3A Griffin's; 7.444"; 10"; Black; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 9 9 7 7 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, main 90453 liquors; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 9 9 8 8 7 7 FRAMES AND IMAGES; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 5/4,11,18,25; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 8 8 5 5 Courtesy photo The West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire off Thunderbird Road Thursday morning, contatining the fire before it could damage a fence or any nearby homes. No cause of the fire was available at press time. Grass fire quickly contained Prosecutors opt for hazing charges in FAMU case Poll: Florida up for grabs in November election


C M Y K Page 4ANews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012www.newssun.comANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION It brings to mind an old adage about p olitical scandals:The outrage is not the violation of law,but whats (apparently) legal. The 16-page close-out memorandumprepared by the office of MiamiD ade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle after an investigation with the Florida Department of Law E nforcement delved into various areas involving payments and reimbursements to Rivera. It said he essentially live(d) o ffcampaign contributions for almost a decade. During that time,most of which he served in the Florida Legislature as a part-time lawmaker,Rivera never held a f ull-time job or earned more than $28,000 a year. Yet he managed to pay m ortgages on four different properties and led a peripatetic life attending entertainment events and shows that he insisted were campaign-related,according to FDLE. ... A separate area of investigation involved dubious income disclosure. Rivera,the investigation found,was working as a political strategistfor a Miami-Dade gambling initiative when he was in the Legislature,but his work was not disclosed at the time. Gambling interests gave a company created by his mother over $500,000. At least $100,000 was traced back to Rivera. In amended filings,he later called it a loan,and prosecutors said they could not determine whether the backdatingwas falsified. Still a third area of investigation involved Rivera running simultaneous campaigns for state Republican committeeman for which he collected at least $175,000 in largely unregulated funds and public office. For nearly a decade,prosecutors said,Rivera claimed to be campaigning for public office as well as campaigning for committeeman; moving from one task to another seamlessly,on a daily basis. Prosecutors said their hands were tied in trying to find a violation of law.The two-year statute of limitations in the case of campaign expense allegations mostly misdemeanors under Florida law leaves little room for investigation, they said,and the unregulated nature of campaigns involving party positions,as opposed to government offices,makes that off limits for possible violations. Clearly,Florida law needs to change. At a minimum,legislators should spell out what constitutes normal living expensesto avoid shady practices,and also consider stronger regulation of funds governing internal party races to a void comingling with campaign funds for public office. ... Just because prosecutors could not bring a case against him does not mean he acted ethically.The state law,indeed, is an outrage. An editorial from the Miami Herald. Whats (apparently) legal is an outrage After an 18-month investigation of U.S. Rep. David Riveras political finances,frustrated prosecutors have concluded that they cant justify charging him despite uncovering a dizzying maze of questionable practices. Get ready for the 2012 Presidential campaign to be one of the ugliest and possibly silliest ever. Actually,the campaign has been unofficially underway. Its all but completely launched now that Mitt Romney is the last Super PAC standing and presumptive Republican Party Presidential nominee,and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has finally folded a campaign that recently seemed more a pretext for staying in posh hotels and dining in fine restaurants accompanied by Secret Service agents than a serious campaign. Perhaps Gingrich wanted them there because those Secret Service agents sure know how to party. But in one week we got a glimpse of what to expect in Campaign 2012. Electing a President in 2012 promises to be as uplifting and beautiful experience as watching sausage being made with live baby animals. The first glimpse in the silliness department was underscored by the durability of Doggate. Late night comedians had fun making jokes about how years ago Romney strapped a dog cage to the top of his station wagon where his Irish setter Seamus rode on a now infamous vacation. Democrats and pundits referred to it often in swipes at Romney. Then GOPers had a field day when they discovered Obama had tasted dog meat as a boy in Indonesia. How to handle it? At the White House Correspondents Dinner, Obama,in a masterfully written (by a comedy writer) and delivered routine,joked about his youthful dog meat eating but also got in a lot of digs at Romneys treatment of Seamus. Wasnt Obama taking a risk? By making dog-eating jokes he raised all kinds of possibilities for future jokes. Like: What are they serving at the White House tonight? Poached Pekingese, German Shepards Pie, Collie Flower,Roast Rottweiler and Hushed Puppies. But wait! It was later reported that Campaign Obama was utterly delighted about Obama doing dogeating jokes since it gave Obama an opening to make lots of jokes about Romney and Seamus. Any day now we can expect an Obama antiRomney commercial to blare Carol Kings Up on the Roof. Meanwhile,as some conservative talkers poohpoohed the difficulty of Obamas decision to get terrorist chief Osama bin Laden,the Obama camp, aided by former President Bill Clinton,went after Romney for his past position on bin Laden (Its not worth moving heaven and earth spending billions of dollars just trying to catch one person... Its more than Osama bin Laden.). Democrats suggested that while Obama answered his 3 a.m. call,Romney would have said,Call you back l ater. Republicans who in the past repeatedly exploited 9/11 and accused Democrats of being soft on terrorism went into outrage mode,accusing Obama of politicizing Bin Ladens killing. Romney said he would have given the get bin Laden order and that even Jimmy Carterwould have given it. The GOP outrage was best put into perspective in a Tweet by CNNs David Gergen:WH exploiting Bin Laden death? Sure. But not a new practice and GOP as guilty as Dems. Enter another issue. The Republicans seemingly abandoned attempts to make Romney more likeable (hes actually not as unlikeable as partisans and the media suggest) so theyve now theyve turned cool into an issue. GOPers and Karl Roves PAC are suggesting Obama is too cool to be President. So those who thought the Romney campaign would be about restoring Republicans to the White House were wrong. The Romney campaign isnt The Empire Strikes Back.Its apparently Revenge of the Nerds. The danger for both parties is that as independent voters watch this medley of silliness,predictable partisanship,and phony outrage in a country facing massive problems and needing a serious discussion about them,theyll feel theyre watching a political version of Titanic or,perhaps more accurately, Apocalypse Now. Joe Gandelman is a veteran journalist who wrote for newspapers overseas and in the United States. He has appeared on cable news show political panels and is Editorin-Chief of The Moderate Voice, an Internet hub for independents, centrists and moderates. CNN's John Avlon named him as one of the top 25 Centrists Columnists and Commentators. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. 2012 campaign could be ugliest and silliest ever Guest Column Joe Gandelman Government is in very grave dangerEditor: The three branches of the American government have turned rogue. All of our elected and appointed officials have determined that they should have life-time appointments. No government of the people can long endure,without term limits,for all elected officials. The 22nd amendment must be changed to include all branches of government, including the Supreme Court,must have only two terms of public office; also local,state governments should only have two terms of public office. All government officials who have served two terms should be asked to step down and special elections should be held to replace them. All,those who have served more than two terms, under the control of the super rich,large corporations and foreign powers,should step down. Our government is no longer a government of the people as the writers of the Constitution intended. The three branches of government have now stolen our nation; the changing to term limits is the only way we can retakeour nation without civil unrest. In the last 50 years the wage has stayed flat; that was not enough to justify the super rich so they had our trade laws changed to give more profit to the very rich. Then they outsourced all middle class jobs and raided our Social Security. Without incomes to pay mortgages, millions of homeowners lost their homes. Now they are outsourcing everything that is not nailed down,to foreign nations. But outsourcing our energy will assure that America cannot recover. The only way a free people can regain their nation without civil unrest is through forcedterm limits. The 99 percent must demand it starting with the 2012 elections. The present Senate and Congress,those who have served more than two termsof office are to blame for the condition of our nation. Theyshould all be wearing striped suits. Billie E. Jewett Sebring BouquetFun Shoot benefits Big Brothers Big SistersEditor: On behalf of the board of directors and staff of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast,I wanted to express my sincerest appreciation for the outpouring of support showed for our fourth annual Clays for Kids Fun Shoot held Saturday, April 28,2012 at Square One Sporting Clays Club in Lake Placid. With an outstanding turnout of 116 shooters,and nearly 25 volunteers,this event proved to be one of the most successful fun shoots for our region in recent years. A huge debt of gratitude is owed to the following sponsors:Presenting Sponsors Gertrude Spear McGrew Charitable Trust and CFIndustries; Top Gun Sponsors AT&T,Dr. Cary Pigman and Heartland National Bank; Sharpshooter Sponsors Sebring Opitmist Club,Budget Bi-Rite Insurance and Mosaic; Team & Station Sponsors C&B Background Fingerprinting & Services,LLC,Highlands Independent Bank and The Mason G. Smoak Foundation; Team Sponsors Comcast,Rotary Club of Highlands County, Gunpowder & Lace,Green Parrot,Saxon Groves, Musselman Storage,C&C Plumbing and Mosaic; Station Sponsors Dr. Ramon Torres,Agri-Flow, Inc.,Fitness Together/ Pack Training,Positive Mobility, Tyson's Garden of Delight, Heacock Planning Group, M.E. Gose Construction, Inc.,Taylor Oil Co.,Inc., Hancock Citrus,Inc.,Jim Brooks,Natural Ag Solutions,Rotary Club of Sebring,Will Bennett, WayPoints Financial; InKind Sponsors Cowpokes Watering Hole,The Palms of Sebring,Dunkin Donuts, Double D Shooting, Heartland National Bank, Mr. and Mrs. Whitlock, S.W.A.T,Drug Free Highlands,Red Lobster, Mugs on 27,Highlands Jewelers,Don Joses Mexican Restaurant,Blue Lagoon Saloon,Wild Turkey Tavern,Auto Options,Caddy Shack Bar & Grill,Swaine & Leidel Wealth Services, IBG Enterprises/Boner Outfitters,SunN Lakes Golf & Country Club,Tire Kingdom,Chateau lan Hotel,Highland Ridge Golf Club,Zenos Italian Restaurant,Highlands Independent Bank,Fitness Together,Vitamin World, SunTrust and Lowes Home Improvement. We are extremely grateful for the selfless giving displayed for this event,and are proud to say that ALL of the proceeds will be put towards furthering Big Brothers Big Sisters commitment to providing children facing adversity in the Highlands and Hardee counties with strong and enduring,professionally supported one-to-one relationships in hopes of changing their lives forever for the better. It goes without saying that a success such as this would not have been possible without the collaboration,dedication and passion of many businesses and individuals alike. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast could not continue to make our mission a reality without the continued participation from this great community. Kiko Vazquez Community Resource Director EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number.Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S.27 South, Sebring, FL 33870;drop it off at the same address;fax 385-1954;or e-mail editor@newssun.com Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun.


C M Y K Maria Gonzalez. Orestes Gonzalez was not a school employee and was not authorized to be with school children. The suit also claims that the school received a report in 1994 that Orestes Gonzalez sexually abused a girl enrolled in the after-care program,and alleges the school did nothing to prevent Orestes Gonzalez access to children,or otherwise warn parents that the accused man was given extended periods of unsupervised access to the elementary students. The victim reported the alleged abuse to police investigators in February 2011, when they were called in following another girls disclosure that she had been abused by Gonzalez. In December 2011, Gonzalez,78 at the time, pled guilty to multiple counts of sexually abusing children in the after-care program, including the plaintiff. In a telephone interview, Jeff Herman,the plaintiffs attorney,said,This is the first of several lawsuits to be filed. Unfortunately,we have evidence that the school did not protect these children. He explained the suit was filed in federal court because normally in state court there is a cap on damages. At the federal level, because this involves a school,it is a Title 9 claim. That means there is no cap on damages. Herman is seeking a civil trial before a jury. Herman said within a month or so the 7th District would assign a court,set down the scheduling order and set deadlines. Depositions will be taken and documents subpoenaed during the discovery phase. It should take about a year to come to trial,Herman said. Dr. Rodney Hollinger, deputy superintendent for the school district,told the News-Sun,We havent been served yet,so I cant make a comment. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012Page 5A DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 3 3 8 8 0 0 NEIGHBORHOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDAT; 3.639"; 4"; Black; 5/2,4,6,9; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 7 7 2 2 Martial Arts of America; 3.639"; 3"; Black; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 9 9 5 5 Continued from page 1A L aurie Stephens,South F lorida Community C ollege. Proceeds from the dinner w ill help raise funds for the r enovation of the Pediatric U nit here at Florida H ospital Heartland Medical C enter. Florida Hospital Heartland and the Walt D isney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children in O rlando are partnering to provide additional pediatric services at FHHMC. Families in the community will benefit from the continued growth and development at the hospital including:Pediatric Hospitalist program,pedia tric support and education, neonatal and pediatric nursing services,along with pediatric transport services. Because of the partnership with Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando the Sebring hospital will now have access to more than 30 sub-specialties and 90plus pediatric experts,in an effort to ensure that the children of the community receives the state-of-the-art care from the leaders in pediatric medicine. Choose a celebrity server and call 402-5525 to make dinner reservation. Contribution will directly benefit FHHMC and continue to develop the services the FHHMC Pediatric Unit provides to the Heartland community. Youth and parent rally plannedAVON PARK Drug Free Highlands and Heartland Rural Health Network will host a youth and parent rally featuring comedian Keith Deltano from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Union Congregational Church, 106 N. Butler Ave. The event is free, refreshments are free and they will be drawing tickets for door prizes,including an iPod touch. This event allows Highlands County youth and parents to take part in 90 minutes of hysterical laughter and fun,interactive ways to learn the best defense against sexual peer pressure and how to help your child deal with our sex saturated culture. Learn more about Keith Deltano at www.virginityrocks.com/.Male Vocalist of the Year visits Leisure LakesLAKE PLACID Christian Country Male Vocalist of the Year for 2008 and 2010 Danny Ray Harris will be in concert Sunday at the Leisure Lakes Baptist Church. Harris has delighted groups across America with his country gospel music. Harris,who has a large following in cowboy churches and rodeos,will be sharing music and testimony during the morning service at the church. This will be Harristhird annual appearance at Leisure Lakes. The church is at the western end of Lake June. From U.S. 27 take Lake June Road to Miller,turning north on Wildflower. For further information, call the church office at 699-0671. Continued from page 2A MARIE BENITA DELPHIN Funeral services for Marie Benita Delphin,who passed away on April 21,2012,will be held on Saturday,May 5, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.,at Union Congregational Church, Avon Park. Visitation will be held on Friday,May 4,2012 at The First Baptist Haitian Church,from 6-8:00 p.m. Burial will follow the funeral service in Bougainvillea Cemetery,Avon Park. Stephenson Nelson Funeral Home Avon Park,Florida OBITUARIES COMMUNITYBRIEFS to pass along information and to make sure we share r esources,Scherlacher said. Members of each Community Redevelopment Agency also held a panel to discuss the efforts to remove slum and blight just before lunch,where the keynote speaker was Al Latimer,the senior vicep resident of Strategic P artnerships with E nterprise Florida. These groups are really making an effort to elimin ate duplication of services a nd to point people in the right direction,Royce said about those in attendance. Many of these groups have been assembled now within the Heartland Workforce Board. Roger Hood and his group are really adding to the efforts in discovering and directing our talent,Richie said. The day was scheduled to end with a panel on financing with local banks,who round out the effective tools a vailable,according to Anderson. I think we have assembled a god group of folks from various industries and public service who are all working towards the betterment of Highlands County residents,Anderson said. Continued from page 2A Countys economic tools discussed News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Rick Ingler, vice-president of the Highlands County Homeowners Association, moderates for the CRA panel during the EDCs Development Day on Thursday. GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE Lawsuit filed against school board another 5 percent. Expenditures from the general fund were also about the same as last year, $33.7 million this year to date compared to $33.4 million last year,but were 7 percent above the projected budget. Special Revenues,from impact and development fees,infrastructure sales surtaxes and the county Transportation Trust Fund were 13 percent below the targeted estimate of $27.3 million at the fiscal years halfway point. Revenues from solid waste were ahead of projections,clocking in at $5.77 million as of March 31 compared to $5.31 million last year and expenditures were tracking slightly lower at $3.36 million compared to $3.40 million in the 2010-2011 budget. The energy recovery fund,which includes the countys asphalt plant,was 50 percent below projected revenues, due to a lack of production. The lack of revenue in the Asphalt Fund was not unusual when compared to last years numbers,also at zero revenue by the end of March,Morgan explained. Morgan also pointed out that billing for ambulance and other Emergency Medical Services were also down,leading to further erosion of the general funds. Continued from page 1A Financial report offers mixed news local pastors to address the crowd gathered beneath the trees on the courthouse lawn. I always get excited about the Day of Prayer, said Germaine. We are so lucky that we can gather here and do this. Each year it comes it seems we need this more and more. Former Highlands County Clerk of Courts L.E. Luke Brooker emceed the event and introduced several special guests,including the Fire and Steel Band from Walker Academy. Grace Bible Church Executive Pastor Dustin Woods was the first to speak. Im excited to be here today. Its so inspiring as a leader in the community to see that we have a community that is founded upon the principles of Gods word and founded upon prayer, Woods said. Woods had prepared a short sermon based on Psalm 33,where he touched on being a nation that has prayer in the hearts of its people. We are a nation,a community that is crying out and begging God to help. God inhabits the praises of His people. Let us be a community that praises Him,said W oods. W oods ended his address with a verse (Psalm 33:20) that encourages the community to put their hope in God. Associate Pastor Nuno Norberto of First Baptist Church in Sebring,along with his wife,Sarah,played a special song before addressing the group. After seeing the way you freely pray and honor the flag I just want to share a little bit of why I feel so different coming from a different country. For everything here,you pray. Even those ... who dont go to church,they thank God for their food,for receiving it,for those that made it,Norberto said. Norberto recognized the differences between cultures and the uniqueness of Americans. I think its special what American people do in not taking for granted prayer, Norberto said. Bible Fellowship Senior Pastor Todd Patterson closed out the speakers for the morning bringing a different, strong message to the crowd. It is a privilege to be an American,Patterson said. God is really good in Highlands County. There will be people all across America that will sit at courthouses that will pray yet their lives wont change. This morning as we gather, Im praying that God will start something unique in America and it will spread in Highlands County. Patterson encouraged through his prayer that Americans will let Gods will be done,quoting scripture from the book of Jude. Stop saying its my turn to be God. Ladies and gentleman,weve been entrusted to pass the word of God on to the next generation. Jude was willing to put on the boxing gloves of life and say I will battle for you Jesus. My prayer is that you will begin to battle for Jesus, Patterson said. The program closed out with David Flowers leading the crowd in singing God Bless Americaas the Fire and Steel Band played. Continued from page 1A Day of Prayer celebrated at court house News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Attendees bow in prayer for the community and nation during the National Day of Prayer Thursday morning on the lawn of the Highlands County Courthouse. There will be people all across America that will sit at courthouses that will pray yet their lives wont change. This morning as we gather, Im praying that God will start something unique in America and it will spread in Highlands County.TODDPATTERSON Bible Fellowship pastor In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096


C M Y K Page 6ANews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012www.newssun.com COMCAST-NNN; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main, business; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 0 0 2 2 9 9 morning beautifying the Hansen House, the local site f or the Childrens Home Society of Florida. Family support worker Rebecca Brownell was thrilled to see the dedication a nd eagerness to serve from the many volunteers Employees from CPAfirm CliftonLarsonAllen LLC, Highlands County Clerk of Courts employees, Randall W ilkins Residential Contracting and Glades E lectric got down and dirty at the facility. Longtime Day of Caring v olunteer and Clerk of Courts employee Belinda Decker w as busy in the back room of the Hansen House sorting, labeling and storing clothing for teens who live in the facility. I was just thinking this morning of how many years I h ave been doing this, said Decker. Its had to have been at least 11 years. I r emember the first year I participated I found a puppy and e nded up keeping her. Now I say she is the Day of Caring mascot. Decker was joined by three other Clerk of Court employees Lana DeLaney, Patti H owerton and Lisa Branca. This year was DeLaneys f irst year participating with the Day of Caring. The last couple years weve had just a really good group working. We all enjoy i t, said Decker. We have a group painting the screen room. We have some landscaping going on, storage area clean up, there are some guys pressure washing and some tree maintenance and cutting out front, said Brownell. The Hansen House project was just a small piece of the enormous effort put together by the United Way. They all (volunteers) stayed very busy. They all came to lunch very dirty and ready to eat. It was good to hear them share the stories and talk about who was busiest that day. People had a good time and Im looking forward to more of these in the years to come, Fells said. Continued from page 1A News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Glades Electric employees (left) Travis Smith and Mark Goodwin plant lillies before laying mulch at the entrance of the Hansen House Wednesday morning during the annual United Way Day of Caring. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR (from left) Highlands County Clerk of Courts employees Lisa Branca Patti Howerton and Lana DeLaney fold, sort and organize clothing at the Hansen House Wednesday morning during the annual United Way Day of Caring. Day of Caring a success table in alphabetical order. This meant Beebe sat at one end. Lewis said he was energetic and enthusiastic during the meeting, rising from his chair and coming around to the front of the table during his presentation. Toward the end of the event, just before 8 p.m., when candidates were taking the final questions from the audience, someone noticed Beebe was no longer sitting on his chair. We didnt hear him (fall). The chair didnt fall over, just suddenly he was on the floor, Lewis said. It took a few seconds to register, and then a second to react. After that, said Lewis, there was a flurry of activity as people ran to him, 911 was called and an effort made to find immediate medical help. No one in the audience had that kind of background, Lewis said, but a nurse was found on the buffet side of the restaurant and came to assist several others who were already attempting CPR. He wasnt breathing, he really wasnt breathing, said Lewis. It was terrible to just look over and see him on the floor. It was a difficult scene. It was hard. It was very, very hard. Beebe was removed to the ambulance when it arrived, and was pronounced dead at 8:37 p.m. Rick Beebe was not only a candidate, but also a personal friend who, when asked a favor of, always came through, wrote Jack Nelson on the Highlan ds Tea Party web site W ednesday morning. Nelson is the chairman of the party. Many in attendance at the meeting tried desperately to save his life. I want to personally thank every one of you for your efforts, and the efforts of our Highlands County EMS who did their best to try and save Rick. Beebe graduated from Syracuse University in 1998. From 2000 to 2010 he worked as a community leader and store manager for the Walgreens Corporation, overseeing four stores. In the company position of coordinator for community fundraising events he helped many local organizations, including the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Junior Achievement, and Habitat for Humanity. He also served as the W algreens Highlands County flu shot coordinat or. He had served as Chairman of the Highlands County Republican Party, was a member of the Highlands County Group for Better Government, and a member of the Lake Placid Historical Society. On a resume he listed his off hour activities as fishing, target practice, gardening, ATVriding and animals. Beebe was an active member of St. Catherines Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the Highlands Tea Party. Beebe is survived by his wife Lucy, three children and five grandchildren. Funeral plans have yet to be announced. Continued from page 1A Beebe dies at candidate forum


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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012Page 9A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2009-CA-001012 DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS AS TRUSTEE FOR RALI2007QS5 Plaintiff, vs. BOYLE, WILLIAM, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 2009-CA-001012 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS AS TRUSTEE FOR RALI2007QS5, Plaintiff, and, BOYLE, WILLIAM, et. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2010-CA-000624 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE, FOR NEW CENTURY HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 2005-1, Plaintiff(s), vs. MICHAEL MARSHALL; et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Summary Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded on April 24, 2012 in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000624, of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE, FOR NEW CENTURY HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 2005-1, is the Plaintiff and MICHAEL MARSHALL are Defendants. The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, at 11:00 A.M. on May 23, 2012, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 7, MCGIBONEY'S SUBDIVISION, SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 75, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on April 24, 2012. CLERK OF THE COURT Robert W. Germaine By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak, Deputy Cler k May 4, 11, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 10-001122GCS CITIMORTGAGE, INC. SUCCESSORY BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC. Plaintiff, vs. CHARLES A. ADAMS, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 26, 2012, and entered in Case No. 10-001122GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida, wherein CITIMORTGAGE, INC. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC., is Plaintiff, and CHARLES A. ADAMS, et al are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m., in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 25th day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 9, Block 64, Sun N Lake Estates of Sebring Unit 5 Per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 51, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. SUBJECT TO Covenants, restrictions, easements of record and taxes for the current year. Said property is not the homestead of the Grantor(s) under the laws and constitution of the State of Florida in that neither Grantor(s) or any members of the household of Grantor(s) reside thereon. Parcel Identification Number: C04342805006400090 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds 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 at Sebring, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida, this 27th day of April, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k As Deputy Clerk May 4, 11, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282009CA-000715AOOOXX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. INNA SANDLER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF INNA SANDLER; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 24th day of April, 2012, and entered in Case No. 282009CA000715AOOOXX of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and INNA SANDLER, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF INNA SANDLER and UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 23rd day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE WEST HALF OF LOT 2, IN BLOCK 32, OF AVON PARK ESTATES UNIT II, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 22, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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. 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 Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance r visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 24th day of April, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk May 4, 11, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282010CA000180AOOOXX BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. JULIO ALVAREZ A/K/A JULIO ALVEREZ MEROLES; OLGA ALVAREZ; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 24th day of April, 2012, and entered in Case No. 282010CA000180AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., is the Plaintiff and JULIO ALVAREZ A/K/A JULIO ALVEREZ MEROLES; OLGA ALVAREZ IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 22nd day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 31, BLOCK 61, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 51, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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. 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 Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance r visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 25th day of April, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk May 4, 11, 2012 LEGAL NOTICE The Highlands County Sheriff's Office has custody of the following found items. If no claim is made, the items will be disposed of in accordance with the law. Those people missing items that may match the description given should contact the Sheriff's Office at 402-7220 Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm to set up an appointment. O O f f f f e e n n s s e e N N u u m m b b e e r r HCSO12OFF003194 Gold & blk bike located on Tractor Rd in Sebring on 4/23/12 HCSO12OFF003176 BMX Mongoose bike located on Baltimore St in Avon Park on 4/22/12 HCSO12OFF003129 Several pieces of misc. jewelry located in parking lot of Highlands County Courthouse on 4/20/12 HCSO12OFF003046 Speaker w/AMP & black light located on Longbottom Rd in Avon Park on 4/16/12 HCSO12OFF002940 Silver & red bike located @ 27 & 70 in Lake Placid on 4/13/12 HCSO12OFF002560 Misc. jewelry located on Old Rochard Rd in Sebring on 3/30/12 HCSO12OFF002312 GPS, jeep key, cell phone, BP gift card, & jacket located on Cadagua Dr in Sebring on 3/23/12 HCSO12OFF002115 2 necklaces located on Shad Dr in Sebring on 3/17/12 HCSO12OFF001592 Currency located @ Highlands County Courthouse on 2/27/12 HCSO12OFF001248 Silver bike & Purple bike located in Francis MHP in Sebring on 2/14/12 HCSO12OFF001148 20 GA shotgun located on Tea Rose St in Lake Placid on 2/10/12 HCSO12OFF000831 Air compressor located on Chicago Way NE Lake Placid on 1/30/12 HCSO11OFF009485 38 cal handgun located on Central Ave in Avon Park on 12/28/11 April 27; May 4, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001744 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. YIRA M. DOMINGUEZ, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated April 24, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001744 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and YIRA M. DOMINGUEZ; LAKE HAVEN ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC; TENANT #1 N/K/A SHANTEY HAMOND, and Tenant #2 N/K/A VINCENT DELICE are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 23rd day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOG 26, BLOCK 23, LAKE HAVEN ESTATES SECTION TWO, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE(S) 61, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY. A/K/A 5118 LAKE HAVEN BOULEVARD, SEBRING, FL 33875 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 sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 25, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09109964 BANKAMERICA2-SPECFNMA--Team 2-F09109964 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. May 4, 11, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001193 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. TOM MARTIN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated April 16, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001193 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and TOM MARTIN; HIGHLANDS COUNTY; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00AM, on the 10th day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 1, BLOCK 32, TOWN OF SEBRING, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN TRANSCRIPT BOOK, PAGE 6, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 445 POMEGRANATE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33875 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 sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 18, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09080699 WELLSLPS-SPECFHLMC--Team 1 F09080699 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. April 27; May 4, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-147 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF REUBEN L. HILLYARD Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of REUBEN L. HILLYARD, deceased, whose date of death was February 26, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's 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 decedent's 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 DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 27, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Cheryl J. McCloskey 47 Willits Road Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania 17740 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N. Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863)465-1111 Fax: (863)465-8100 E-Mail: marider@mariderlaw.com April 27; May 4, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-000171 IN RE: ESTATE OF LLOYD J. HEIM Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LLOYD J. HEIM, deceased, whose date of death was December 14, 2011, and whose social security number is 071-24-0824, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 540-590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's 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 decedent's 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 DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 4, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Patricia A. Massey 5985 Newhouse Road East Amherst, NY 14051 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Susan T. Rhodes Florida Bar No. 321151 The Rhodes Law Firm, LLC 370 East Interlake Blvd. Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: 863-465-2899 May 4, 11, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000195 SEC.: CIVIL ONE WEST BANK, FSB Plaintiff, v. SHAI ARGI, et al Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION FOR FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING-PROPERTY TO: SHAI ARGI ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 5201 SOUTHWEST 31st AVENUE APARTMENT 257 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33312 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHAI ARGI ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 5201 SOUTHWEST 31st AVENUE APARTMENT 257 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33312 Residence unknown, if living, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendant(s) are dead, their respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, though, under or against the named Defendant(s); and the aforementioned named Defendant(s) and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant(s) as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to foreclose a mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: TRACT 4 HORIZON EQUESTRIAN ESTATES (UNRECORDED) A TRACT OF LAND LOCATED IN SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 36 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE SW CORNER OF SAID SECTION 7, THENCE N 00 DEGREES 04'25'' W, 1052.31 FEET; THENCE S 89 DEGREES 56'47'' E, 1981.50 FEET TO P.O.B.; THENCE CONTINUE SAME LINE 460.00 FEET; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 03'13'' W, 979.49 FEET; THENCE S 89 DEGREES 59'21'' W, 460.00 FEET; THENCE N 00 DEGREES 03'13'' E, 980.01 FEET TO P.O.B., ALL BEING IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA This is an attempt to collect a deb any any information obtained may be used for that purpose. COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 5201 SOUTHWEST 31st AVENUE APARTMENT 257 FORT LAUDERDALE FL 33312 This action has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, such Morris Hardwick Schneider, LLC, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 5110 Eisenhower Blvd., Suite 120, Tampa, FL 33634 within thirty (30) days of the first pubication date and file the original with the clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's 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 30th day of April, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp DEPUTY CLERK ``In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation in order to participate in this hearing, should contact ADA Coordinator not later than 1 (one) day prior to the proceeding at Florida Rural Legal Service (Highlands), 963 E. Memorial Boulevard, P.O. Box 24688, Lakeland, FL 33802 (863)688-7376. May 4, 11, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000229 DIVISION: CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. JACQUELYN L. LANDI A/K/A JACQUELYN LEAH LANDI A/K/A JACQUELYN LEAH ROBERTS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION To: JACQUELYN L. LANDI A/K/A JACQUELYN LEAH LANDI A/K/A JACQUELYN LEAH ROBERTS Last Known Address: 3274 NW 104th Ter Sunrise, FL 33351-6826 Current Address: Unknown THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LEINORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, RICHARD A. LANDI A/K/A RICHARD ANTHONY LANDI, DECEASED Last Known Address: Publish and Appoint Guardian and Litem 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 Highlands County, Florida: A PARCEL OF LAND LOCATED IN THE COUNTY OF HIGHLANDS, STATE OF FLORIDA, AND KNOWN AS: BEING LOT NUMBER 7, 8 AND LOT NUMBER 9, BLOCK 125, PLACID LAKES SECTION TEN, AS SHOWN IN THE RECORDED PLAT/MAP THEREOF IN BOOK 8, PAGE 6, OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, RECORDS. A/K/A 317 WILSON LN NE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852-9368 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 Albertelli Law, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff's 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 a week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 18th day of April, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 JMP 11-97388 **See the Americans with Disabilities Act 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 Office of the Court Administrator, (863) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this (describe notice); if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel: (863) 402-6591; Fax: (863) 402-6664. April 27; May 4, 2012 1050Legals 1050Legals 1050Legals Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 Classified ads get fast results Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. 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If We can assist you, please call us: 314-9876 News-Sun Classified 1100AnnouncementsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 11-457-GCS SEACOAST NATIONAL BANK f/k/a FIRST NATIONAL BANK AND TRUST COMPANY OF THE TREASURE COAST, Plaintiff, vs. KENNETH W. SIDES and RENEE SIDES, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on April 23, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on May 22, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.: SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT ``A'' EXHIBIT ``A'' Lots 5, 6, 11 & 12, Block 548, Leisure Lakes Section 18, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 55, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Address: 3357 Popinjay Avenue, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 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. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk May 4, 11, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282008CA001484XXXXXX U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MLMI TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-HE3, Plaintiff, vs WADE WOOD A/K/A WADE ALLEN WOOD, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated April 24, 2012, entered in Case No. 282008CA001484XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MLMI TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-HE3, is the Plaintiff and WADE WOOD A/K/A WADE ALLEN WOOD; KIMBERLY WOOD; WAUCHULA STATE BANK; FORD MOTOR CREDIT COMPANY, LLC; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on the 22nd day of May, 2012, at 11:00 am, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 27 AND 28, BLOCK 451, OF LEISURE LAKES, SECTION SEVENTEEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 15, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on April 24, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak AS DEPUTY CLERK May 4, 11, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 11-727-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. MELISSA L. SCHINDLER, KATHERINE D. SCHINDLER, SCHINDLER, CAPITAL ONE, N.A., f/k/a CAPITAL ONE, FSB, and STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on April 4, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on June 12, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.: Lot 9, Block 85, of the Sixth Addition to the TOWN OF SEBRING, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 180, of the Public Records of Desoto (now Highlands) County, Florida. Address: 410 Poinsettia Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 Real Property tax identification number: S-29-34-29-070-0850-0090. 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. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk April 27; May 4, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-001079 DIVISION: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT RELATING TO IMPAC SECURED ASSETS CORP., MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-4, Plaintiff, vs. LYLE C. CHANDLER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 23, 2012, and entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-001079 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT RELATING TO IMPAC SECURED ASSETS CORP., MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-4, is the Plaintiff and LYLE C. CHANDLER, NANCI M. CHANDLER, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., are the defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 22nd day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 5, BLOCK S, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE II, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 7424 HONEYSUCKLE DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33876 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 Highlands County, Florida this 26th day of April, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk May 4, 11, 2012 Notice is hereby given that Downtown Mini Storage LLC will sell at public auction at 195 S. Railroad Ave., Avon Park, Florida 33825 at 1:00 P.M. Saturday 12th May 2012 to the highest bidder. Items held for Nick Carmona, toaster oven, 2 boys bikes, computer, twin bed frame, twin box spring, boxes & bags of unknown contents. May 2, 4, 2012 PUBLIC AUCTION FOR TOWING & STORAGE 1999 PONT 1GMDX03E4XD121522 ON MAY 16, 2012, AT 9:00AM AT PRECISION AUTO BODY 734 CR 621 EAST LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 May 4, 2012 1050Legals NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Pursuant to a WRIT OF EXECUTION issued out of the Circuit Court of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit In and for Broward County, Florida, on the 13th day of January, 2010, in the cause wherein ADORNO & YOSS, LLP., a limited liability partnership., is Plaintiff, and FRED STERNBERG, an individual, BONNIE STERNBERG, an individual, BBBENTLEY, CORP., f/k/a Baxter International Corp., a dissolved Florida profit corporation, and BBBaxter LLC., a dissolved Delaware limited liability company, are Defendants, being Case No. 09-020781-09 in the said Court, I, Susan Benton, Sheriff of Highlands County, Florida, have levied upon all of the Defendant, BONNIE STERNBERGs right, title and interest in and to the following described REAL property in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: LOT 4, PLANTATION HILL SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16, PAGE 56, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA STREET ADDRESS FOR THE SUBJECT PROPERTY IS: 1706 West Stryker Road, Avon Park, FL. 33825 and on the 29th day of May, 2012, at the Commerce Avenue entrance to the Highlands County Courthouse, in the City of Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, at the hour of 11:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer for sale all of the said defendant, BONNIE STERNBERGs, right, title and interest in the aforesaid property at public outcry and will sell the same, subject to all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder or bidders for CASH, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above-described execution. Dated this, March 28, 2012 SUSAN BENTON, SHERIFF OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Lt. Jack Baily, Jr. Lt. Jack Bailey, Jr., DEPUTY SHERIFF In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the agency sending this notice at 434 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, Telephone 863/402-7228 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TTD) 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Services. April 27; May 4, 11, 18, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10000850GCS SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. STEPHANIE S. NIEMOTH, ET AL. Defendants NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE (Please publish in THE NEWS SUN) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 29, 2012, and entered in Case No. 10000850, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC. (hereafter ``Plaintiff''), is Plaintiff and STEPHANIE S. NIEMOTH; CORAL HIGHLANDS ASSOCIATION INC., A/K/A SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC.; HIGHLANDS COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the MAIN ENTRANCE of the Courthouse; 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, at 11:00 a.m., on the 15th day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 2, BLOCK FF, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE VI, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, AT PAGE 21, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in an court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administrator, (863)534-4690, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Foreclosure Complaint; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863)534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. Dated this 12th day of April, 2012. ROBERT GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk April 27; May 4, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001931 SUNTRUST MORTGAGE INC., Plaintiff, vs. MICALA NIEMAN; BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY F/K/A COLONIAL BANK, N.A.; ALBERT H. NIEMAN JR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICALA NIEMAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EVA STEFANAC; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 24th day of April, 2012, and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001931 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein SUNTRUST MORTGAGE INC., is the Plaintiff and MICALA NIEMAN; BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY F/K/A COLONIAL BANK, N.A.; ALBERT H. NIEMAN JR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICALA NIEMAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EVA STEFANAC; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 23rd day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 1, LAKE LETTA ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 70-B, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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. 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 Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance r visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 25th day of April, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk May 4, 11, 2012 al., are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT COURTHOUSE, 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870, at the hour of 11 A.M. on the 22nd day of May, 2012, the following described property: THE SOUTH 80' OF LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 426, SEBRING SUMMIT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 62, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA 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 this 26th day of April, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk May 4, 11, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 11-0000-38-GCS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., a national banking association, Plaintiff, vs. J.E. FUTCH CUSTOM HOMES, INC., a Florida corporation, JEFFREY E. FUTCH, an individual, TERRI L. FUTCH, an individual, and ANY UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Agreed Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 23, 2012, setting the sale date as noticed herein, entered in the Captioned Matter of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff and J.E. FUTCH CUSTOM HOMES, INC., et. al; are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 11:00 a.m. at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Jury Assembly Room, Sebring, FL 33870 or as soon as the sale may be had, in accordance with Section 45.031 of the Florida Statutes, on the May 22, 2012, the following described property: Lot 38, Lot 39, Lot 40, Lot 41, Lot 118, Lot 119, Lot 120 and Lot 121, LESS Highway Right of Way, in Block R, of SUNSET POINT SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 34, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Address: 2031 US Highway 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, IF ANY, 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. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on Aprl 26, 2012. CLERK OF COURT BOB GERMAINE (SEAL) By: /s/ Annette E. Daff DEPUTY CLERK May 4, 11, 2012 Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 DUMMY 2012 MEMORIAL DAY **PROCESS COLOR 3X10.5 AD # 00019492AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00019399 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00019398


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012Page 11A 1985 MERCEDES500 SEC BEAUTIFUL COLLECTIBLE 2 DR. A Must See! Only 127,000 miles. Always maintained by a Mercedes Tech. Sacrificing for $5600 obo 863-465-9100 1981 CAMAROBerlineta, All Original V.G.C. Solid body, brand new wheels & tires, many new parts. $4700 / 1978 CAMARO RS, Fresh motor complete (except for inner door panels, Needs front seat covers), solid body. $2500 Ray 863-657-2431 9450Automotive for SaleFORD RANGEREDGE Pro Package. '04. 4 x 4. 4 Door. New Tires, Bed Liner. Good Shape. Cold A/C. A/M, F/M CD, MP3. $5500. 863-633-9232 9200Trucks 9000 TransportationMOTOR HOME'01 Class A Hurricane 30'. Ford Motor. Like new tires. 62K mi. Generator, Self Contained. 2 TV's. $11,500. Negotiable. Call 863-633-9232 8400RecreationalVehiclesRAFT MABLE.4 Man. $100 Call 863-441-0688 8350Sporting Goods 8000 Recreation YORKIE PUPPIES9 Weeks & Ready To Go! Black & Tan / 1 Male / 1 Female Dew claws removed. First Shots & Health Certificate. $450 each. Call 863-386-0145 or 217-552-9721 NOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. BABY INDIANRING NECK Hand Raised. Very sweet. $90 Call 863-634-8877 or 863-634-8607 2 BLUETICK HOUND DOGS Registered / Each 1 year old / 1Male & 1 Female / $150 each Or Both for $250. Call 863-632-2193 7520Pets & SuppliesGENERATOR CRAFTSMAN5,600 watt. 8600 surge watts & Ready for Hurricane Season. Will run a 3bdrm home $400 obo. Call 918-884-9008 7380Machinery & Tools SPRING LAKE*MULTI FAMILY SALE* Sat. May 5, 8am 2pm. Duane Palmer Blvd., between Spring Lake blvd. and Lakeview, south of Rt. 98 adjacent to the golf course. Many Great Buys! SEBRING SAT.5/5, 8am ?. 106 W. Main St. Sponsored by Auto Options. Proceeds to benefit ABATE of FL. Interstate Chapter. SEBRING SAT.8 ?. 302 Sparrow Ave. Multi-Family. Furn., Household, kids items, clothing, antiques, misc. SEBRING -4095 Santa Barbara Dr., Sat. May 5, 8am 3pm. Bedroom furn., Misc. Tools, Household Items, Books. Too Much To List! LAKE PLACIDFri. Sun. 7 4pm. 161 Pine Tree Dr. off Lake Francis Rd. Adult & Baby Clothes, Furn., Home Decor, lawn Furn. & more! AVON PARKFri. Sun 8am -?. 2538 N. Avon Blvd. EVERYTHING! 7320Garage &Yard Sales WINDOW SCREENS-Set of 4 alumi. frame w/ sun screen. Size 33 1/2" X 59 1/2", excel. $40 set. 863-655-3552 SADDLE BAGS/ TRAVEL TRUNK $70. 863-414-8412 ROUND BARTABLE w/2 Bar Stools. $75 Call 863-657-2040 or 828-361-5884. PROPANE TANKSFULL (2) for Grill. Asking $40. 863-382-2668. DISC SANDERCraftsman 4 X 36" Belt. 6" Disc Sander 1/3hp, w/stand. $100 Call 863-669-1288 DESK, MAPLE.7 drawers. Good cond. $60 Call 863-465-0336. Leave message. COIN PROOFSETS ($.50, .25, .10, .05, .01) 1999,1998,1997,1995,1992,1990. All for $50. 863-382-8581 Ask Rm #1. ANTIQUE -Horse Collar Mirror w/ brass & wood. Haines attached ea. side Beautiful! $65. 863-402-2285 756 CCShadoe, Harley Parts, Honda Parts, 260CC Scooter. All for $99. 863-414-8412 5 OLDPower Tools Belt sander, Recip saw, Planer, Router, 1/2" drill. All for $100. 863-402-2285 3 1LB.ROLLS / SILVER SOLDER / Lead Free $30. 863-402-2285 12 SCRUBTops Floral print & 4 Scrub Bottoms blue solid. Like new cond. XL size. All for $20. 863-402-2285 7310Bargain BuysRIDGE AREA ARC 1X3 AD # 00019489DUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557


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C M Y K SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Friday, May 4, 2012 Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The South Florida Community College Lady Panthers Volleyball team worked in April teaching volleyball at Ridge Area Arc. There were 10 team members who spent three Friday mornings teaching basic techniques of the game to Arc consumers. Several enjoyed playing on the outdoor volleyball court while some with limited abilities stayed indoors to learn basic passing skills with the ball. It was fun and it gave us something to look forward to each Thursday, Arc consumer Austin Dandrum said. The girls were fun and better than me. I learned to keep my arm stiff when I served so it would go straight. It was more than just a learning experience for the consumers. The volleyball players also learned from helping people with disabilities. Teaching the consumers at the Arc volleyball event was not only a learning experience for them but for me as well. It was a fun way to give back to our community and Ill keep it with me forever, SFCC volleyball player and sophomore Caitlin Carlander said. At first, I wasnt sure how it was going to be at Arc because Id never worked with the consumers before. But, once we got to teaching them to play volleyball and seeing how excited they got, it was a pleasure. They were all so sweet and were so appreciative that we were there. It was a fun learning experience for me and I look forward to going next year, SFCC volleyball player and freshman Samantha DiGiacomo said. Ridge Area Arc hosted a reception to thank the girls on April 27 after their last session. Cookies and punch were served. Each of the players earned a certificate of completion as part of their Sensitivity Training in working with people with disabilities. The volleyball players who helped at Arc were Samantha DiGiacomo, Sammi Klemp, Brittany Hill, Eryn Mahoney, Erin Fiore, Malea Kalina, K.C. Williams, Caitlin Tribit, Caitlin Carlander and Desirae Burris. SFCC volleyball makes a smashing hit at Arc Courtesy photo South Florida Community College Lady Panther volleyball player Samantha DiGiacomo demonstrates how to serve a volleyball to Ridge Area Arc consumers Mac Smith (left) and Rick Massey (right). The volleyball team taught the game to the consumers at the Arc campus in Avon Park during April. Page 4B News-Sun file photos by DAN HOEHNE Above: Devonta Chisolm ran the show for the Green Dragons this season, averaging 12.8 points and 2.1 steals per game. Below: Jared Cannon was a key cog in all aspects for the Blue Streaks, whether scoring, rebounding or ratcheting up the defense. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Above: Marcus Dewberry was a big part of the one-two scoring punch that Avon Park pummeled so many opponents with this season. Below: Matthew Taylor used his length to average 13.1 points and 8.6 rebounds a game for the Streaks this season. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Red Devil senior Reggie Baker could score any number of ways, averaging 24.5 points per game this past season to award him the 2011-12 News-Sun All-County Player of the Year. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comLooking back at the 2011-12 Boys Basketball season for the area high schools, the varying degrees of success were not necessarily indicative of individual efforts. Avon Park continued their playoff run, winning the District 10-4A title and reaching the state regionals yet again. The Devils took a first-round win over Sarasota Booker before falling to Berkeley Prep who would reach the Final Four before losing to eventual state champion Pine Crest School of Fort Lauderdale. Avon Park was lead, of course, by the one-two scoring tandem of small forward Reggie Baker and point guard Marcus Dewberry. And while deciding between the two Devils for the News-Sun Player of the Year was akin to picking nits, the nod this time around goes to Baker. At 6-foot-3, the wiry Baker was a destructive force in many ways. Whether ripping threes through the net from downtown or driving to the hole with either hand, Baker lit teams up for an average of 24.5 points per game with his diverse repertoire. Baker also wasnt afraid to do the dirty work, using his length and strength down low to crash the boards for 4.3 rebounds per game, as well as to cut off passing lanes and smother his opponent defensively. And even though he was a main scoring threat, it wasnt just about the numbers for the whatever it takes to win attitude of Baker, as he was also second on the team in assists per contest. Equally as destructive, in many of the same ways, was the junior Devil Dewberry. Often leading the offensive charge with a quick-handed steal, the suddenly backpedaling opponents were then at his mercy. Arace toward the hoop for a drive from either side, Dewberry might just as well have pulled up and rained a three, or found an open teammate for a better look. And despite impressive numbers from the majority of his games, leading to 20.3 points, 2.7 assists and 2.3 steals per game, Dewberry was his own worst critic, always looking at what he didnt do as well and needed to do better. Heading south along the US 27 corridor, unfortunately so did the team fortunes for both Sebring and Lake Placid. Each squad battled through tough seasons, but battle they did all the way through. And though the Blue Streaks didnt succeed as well overall, the play of Jared Cannon and Matt Taylor did stand out. Cannon, perhaps, most personified Sebrings scratching and striving doing whatever it took to give his team a chance. Whether it was fighting for the rebound underneath, driving the lane with abandon, taking charges, diving for loose balls and hitting those key outside shots, Cannon was relentless and went for 11.2 points and nearly seven rebounds per game. Also doing his part for the Streaks, the 6-foot-5 Taylor used a variety of post moves, with either hand, and his mid-range game to average 13.1 points and used his long arms and determination to bang in the paint for a team-high 8.6 rebounds. His extended reach and anticipation also helped out defensively as he tallied 1.3 blocks per game. Lake Placid may have found itself overmatched many nights, but there was never any quit in the Dragons, and often it was the play of Devonta Chisolm that kept them within reach. Serving as the teams point guard and outside scoring threat, the senior southpaw put up 12.8 points per game, and with Lake Placid lacking size down low, also did his work in the paint and hauled down an average of 5.4 rebounds. Also, like Dewberry, Chisolm often got the offense started with his quick-handed defense, collecting 2.1 steals per game. Of course, there were many players who worked hard and did their part for each of the teams th is season, names like Romeollo Roberts and Travis Lawton for Avon Park, Decaris Jones for Sebring and Nick Swain for the Dragons, whose ability and work ethic served as both a benefit and example. It was a senior-laden group that lead this past season for Highlands County basketball, with all named except Dewberry, Lawton and Jones graduating as the school year comes to an end leaving the prospects and expecations for next season wide open across the county. Baker leads News-Sun All-County Basketball


C M Y K Blue Streak Golf ClassicSEBRING The 29th Annual Blue Streak Golf Classic, sponsored by Sebring Firemen Inc., will tee off Saturday, May 5 at both the North and South Highlands Ridge Golf Courses. The four-person scramble format will be flighted by total team handicap and will tee off with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee is $65, which includes one mulligan, lunch, beverages, prizes, cart, green fees, range balls and lots of fun. Asecond mulligan may be purchased for $5. Among the prizes are gift certificates ranging from $25-$100, for Closest to the Pin, a Hole in One prize of a 2012 Ford donated by Bill Jarrett Ford-Mercury, additional prizes on all par 3s and Door Prizes that include 50-inch widescreen television from ABC Appliances, a tool chest extravaganza and an IPad. As for the play, each team members tee shot must be used twice; the best shot is played and the ball may be placed one club length; Ladies play from the ladies tee; ties are determined by a match of cards and professionals are not eligible for Hole in One prizes. This annual fundraiser supports Sebring High School Athletics. For more information, call Terry Quarles at Sebring High School, 4715500.Adult Spring LeaguesSEBRING The Highlands County Parks and Recreation Department will be accepting team registrations for the spring leagues until Thursday, May 3, 2012. Games will begin at the Highlands County Sports Complex the week of May 7. Leagues will include mens slow pitch, womens, church and recreation and coed leagues. Leagues are open to all adults and youth 16 years and older. League fees will be $360 plus a one time sanctioning fee of $15 for the 2012 fiscal year for new team. Registration and league fees are due by Monday, May 7. Please call Dan Jamison at the Highlands County Sports Complex at 863-402-6755.Citrus Golf DaySEBRING Highlands County Citrus Growers Association and Heartland National Bank present Citrus Golf Day 2012, slated for Thursday, June 7, at the Country Club of Sebring. The event will begin with a Noon lunch and check in, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Team cost of $300 includes greens fee for four players, lunch, post-tournament hors douevres, water, soft drinks and beer on the course. Also, $50 gift certificates will be awarded to the winners of special events, including Long Drive and Closest to the Pin for A, B,C and D handicap players. Range balls and a participation prize raffle ticket will be included for all golfing participants. For additional information call 3858091.LP Chamber 5/10KLAKEPLACID The 2012 Lake Placid Chamber 5K/10K Run/Walk Team Challenge will take place Saturday, May 19, beginning at 7 a.m. at the DeVane Circle Park. Early entry fees are $10 for students, $15 for team members and $20 for individuals fee the day of the race is $25. Register by May 4 to get a Dri-fit Tshirt. Entering as a team can save on entry fee, as each member of a recognized organization or business team saves $5. Teams must consist of at least three members and may be mixed ages and genders. For more information, call Niki Gregor at 386-1300 or email ngregor@heartlandnb.com.SFCC Volleyball CampsAVON PARK The summer season is right around the corner, which means plenty of opportunities for aspiring area volleyball players to sharpen their skills and learn some new things at the SFCC Summer Camps, lead by head coach Kim Crawford and members of the Lady Panther squad. Three indoor camps are going to be held, in addition to two sand volleyball camps. Four-day indoor camps will be offered Monday through Thursday, June 25-28, July 9-12 and July 30-Aug. 2. Each day, campers going into grades 68 will meet from 9 a.m.-Noon, campers going into grades 9-12 from 1-4 p.m., with all campers then enjoying open pool time from 4-4:45 p.m. Cost for the indoor camps are $100 per week, or $30 per daily session. Out on the sand court, four-day camps will be offered Monday through Thursday, June 18-21 and July 16-19, with campers going into grades 6-12 meeting from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Cost for the sand camps is $60 p er week or $20 per daily session. Individual, private sessions for indo or and sand are available year-round for $20 per hour. To register, go to www.southflorida.edu/athletics/volleyball click on volleyball camp and print out the Application Form. Mail the completed form, or bring to the Cashiers Office in Building B. For more information, call Coa ch Crawford at 835-2377 or email kim.crawford@southflorida.edu .Flag FootballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis conducting a sign up f or The YMCA/Eagle Youth Flag Football League. Registrations are for ages 5-15 years of age. For questions call 382-9622.Legion GolfSEBRING The Sixth Annual Legion Post 25 Golf Event will be a shotgun scramble on the Cougar Course at SpringLake Country Club on Saturday, May 5. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start teeing off at 8:30 a.m. There will be a $10,000 cash Hole-i nOne, plus prizes on all the Par 3s. Closest to the pin, 50-50 mulligans, door prizes, refreshments on the course and a buffet lunch at the golf course will all be part of the day. Over the five years of the event, this tournament has given thousands to Highlands County Veterans in need, youth bowling, boy scouts, Ozone baseball as well as community needs. Corporate sponsors and hold sponsors are welcome. Contact Placid Post 25 at 465-0975 or Commander J.P. Plunkett at 840-2538.Elks Golf TournamentSEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, May 7, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $25 which includes golf, cart, a lunch buffet with multiple choices and the prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on 471-3295. Check in no later than 7:40 a.m. in t he Pro Shop. FIRST ROUND (x-if necessary) (Best-of-7)EASTERN CONFERENCEChicago 1, Philadelphia 1 Chicago 103, Philadelphia 91 Tuesday: Philadelphia 109, Chicago 92 Friday: Chicago at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Sunday: Chicago at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 8: Philadelphia at Chicago, TBD x-Thursday, May 10: Chicago at Philadelphia, TBD x-Saturday, May 12: Philadelphia at Chicago, TBD Miami 2, New York 0 Miami 100, New York 67 Monday: Miami 104, New York 94 Thursday: Miami at New York, late Sunday: Miami at New York, 3:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 9: New York at Miami, TBD x-Friday, May 11: Miami at New York, TBD x-Sunday, May 13: New York at Miami, TBD Indiana 2, Orlando 1 Orlando 81, Indiana 77 Monday: Indiana 93, Orlando 78 Wednesday: Indiana 97, Orlando 74 Saturday: Indiana at Orlando, 2 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 8: Orlando at Indiana, TBD x-Friday, May 11: Indiana at Orlando, TBD x-Sunday, May 13: Orlando at Indiana, TBD Atlanta 1, Boston 1 Atlanta 83, Boston 74 Tuesday: Boston 87, Atlanta 80 Friday: Atlanta at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Sunday: Atlanta at Boston, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 8: Boston at Atlanta, TBD x-Thursday, May 10: Atlanta at Boston, TBD x-Saturday, May 12: Boston at Atlanta, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCESan Antonio 2, Utah 0 Sunday: San Antonio 106, Utah 91 Wednesday: San Antonio 114, Utah 83 Saturday: San Antonio at Utah, 10 p.m. Monday, May 7: San Antonio at Utah, TBD x-Wednesday, May 9: Utah at San Antonio, TBD x-Friday, May 11: San Antonio at Utah, TBD x-Sunday, May 13: Utah at San Antonio, TBD Oklahoma City 2, Dallas 0 Oklahoma City 99, Dallas 98 Monday: Oklahoma City 102, Dallas 99 Thursday: Oklahoma City at Dallas, late Saturday: Oklahoma City at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. x-Monday, May 7: Dallas at Oklahoma City, TBD x-Thursday, May 10: Oklahoma City at Dallas, TBD x-Saturday, May 12: Dallas at Oklahoma City, TBD L.A. Lakers 2, Denver 0 L.A. Lakers 103, Denver 88 Tuesday: L.A. Lakers 104, Denver 100 Friday: L.A. Lakers at Denver, 10:30 p.m. Sunday: L.A. Lakers at Denver, 9:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 8: Denver at L.A. Lakers, TBD x-Thursday, May 10: L.A. Lakers at Denver, TBD x-Saturday, May 12: Denver at L.A. Lakers, TBD L.A. Clippers 1, Memphis 1 Sunday: L.A. Clippers 99, Memphis 98 Wednesday: Memphis 105, L.A. Clippers 98 Saturday: Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 7: Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBD x-Wednesday, May 9: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBD x-Friday, May 11: Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBD x-Sunday, May 13: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBD CONFERENCE SEMIFINALSEASTERN CONFERENCEN.Y. Rangers 2, Washington 1 NY Rangers 3, Washington 1 Monday: Washington 3, NY Rangers 2 Wednesday: NY Rangers 2, Washington 1, 3OT Saturday: NY Rangers at Washington, 12:30p.m. Monday, May 7: Washington at NY Rangers, 7:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 9: NY Rangers at Washington, TBD x-Saturday, May 12: Washington at NY Rangers, TBD Philadelphia 1, New Jersey 1 Philadelphia 4, New Jersey 3, OT Tuesday: New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 1 Thursday: Philadelphia at New Jersey, late Sunday: Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 8: New Jersey at Philadelphia, TBD x-Thursday, May 10: Philadelphia at New Jersey, TBD x-Saturday, May 12: New Jersey at Philadelphia, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCEPhoenix 2, Nashville 1 Phoenix 4, Nashville 3, OT Phoenix 5, Nashville 3 Wednesday: Nashville 2, Phoenix 0 Friday: Phoenix at Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 7: Nashville at Phoenix, 10 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 9: Phoenix at Nashville, TBD x-Friday, May 11: Nashville at Phoenix, TBD Los Angeles 2, St. Louis 0 Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 1 Monday: Los Angeles 5, St. Louis 2 Thursday: St. Louis at Los Angeles, late Sunday: St. Louis at Los Angeles, 3 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 8: Los Angeles at St. Louis, TBD x-Thursday, May 10: St. Louis at Los Angeles, TBD x-Saturday, May 12: Los Angeles at St. Louis, TBDAMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Tampa Bay178.680 Baltimore169.6401 Toronto1411.5603 New York1311.542312Boston 1113.458512Central Division WLPctGB Cleveland1210.545 Chicago1212.5001 Detroit1212.5001 Kansas City716.304512Minnesota618.2507 West Division WLPctGB Texas178.680 Oakland1313.500412Seattle 1115.423612Los Angeles1015.4007 ___ Tuesdays Games Baltimore 7, N.Y. Yankees 1 Detroit 9, Kansas City 3 Toronto 8, Texas 7 Oakland 5, Boston 3 Tampa Bay 3, Seattle 1 Chicago White Sox 7, Cleveland 2 L.A. Angels 4, Minnesota 0 Wednesdays Games Toronto 11, Texas 5 Kansas City 3, Detroit 2 Baltimore 5, N.Y. Yankees 0 Oakland 4, Boston 2 Tampa Bay 5, Seattle 4 Cleveland 6, Chicago White Sox 3 L.A. Angels 9, Minnesota 0 Thursdays Games Seattle at Tampa Bay, late Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, late N.Y. Yankees at Kansas City, late Toronto at L.A. Angels, late Fridays Games Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Texas at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Baltimore at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Oakland at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Toronto at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Minnesota at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Washington159.625 Atlanta1510.60012New York1312.520212Philadelphia1213.480312Miami 1014.4175 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis168.667 Cincinnati1112.478412Houston1114.440512Milwaukee1114.440512Pittsburgh1014.4176 Chicago915.3757 West Division WLPctGB Los Angeles178.680 Arizona1312.5204 Colorado1212.500412San Francisco1212.500412San Diego917.346812___ Tuesdays Games Arizona 5, Washington 1 Philadelphia 4, Atlanta 2 Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, ppd., rain Houston 6, N.Y. Mets 3 St. Louis 10, Pittsburgh 7 L.A. Dodgers 7, Colorado 6 San Diego 2, Milwaukee 0 Miami 2, San Francisco 1 Wednesdays Games Houston 8, N.Y. Mets 1 Colorado 8, L.A. Dodgers 5 San Diego 5, Milwaukee 0 Washington 5, Arizona 4 Chicago Cubs 3, Cincinnati 1 Atlanta 15, Philadelphia 13, 11 innings St. Louis 12, Pittsburgh 3 Miami 3, San Francisco 2, 10 innings Thursdays Games Philadelphia at Atlanta, late Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, late Pittsburgh at St. Louis, late Miami at San Francisco, late Arizona at Washington, late Fridays Games L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Arizona at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. St. Louis at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Atlanta at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Miami at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Milwaukee at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.BASEBALLMajor League Baseball MLBSuspended free agent RHP Dewin Silverio 50 games after a positive test for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance. American League BOSTON RED SOXPlaced 3B Kevin Youkilis on 15-day DL. Recalled 3B Will Middlebrooks and RHP Clayton Mortensen from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned 1B-OF Lars Anderson to Pawtucket. TORONTO BLUE JAYSOptioned LHP Evan Crawford to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled RHP Joel Carreno from Las Vegas. National League CINCINNATI REDSAgreed to terms with RHP Michael Wuertz on a minor league contract. COLORADO ROCKIESOptioned RHP Jhoulys Chacin to Colorado Springs (PCL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIESPlaced 1B Jim Thome on 15-day DL. Recalled C Erik Kratz from Lehigh Valley (IL). SAN DIEGO PADRESSelected the contract of RHP Jeff Suppan from Tucson (PCL). Placed LHP Cory Luebke on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 28. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Sebring TODAY: Track and Field at Class 3A FHSAA Finals,Jacksonville,1 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball in Class 6A Regionals,TBD Avon Park TUESDAY: Baseball in Class 4A Regionals,TBD M M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Oakland at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 4 4 p p . m m . Regional Arizona at N.Y. Mets, Milwaukee at San Francisco or White Sox at Detroit . . . F F O O X X 7 7 p p . m m . Oakland at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N N N B B A A P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Atlanta at Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 8 8 p p . m m . Chicago at Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . L.A. Lakers at Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . Indiana at Orlando . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Memphis at L.A. Clippers . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Oklahoma City at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . San Antonio at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TN N H H L L P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . N.Y. Rangers at Washington . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CM M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E S S O O C C C C E E R R S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . N.Y. Red Bulls at L.A. Galaxy . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NTimes, games, channels all subject to change A A U U T T O O R R A A C C I I N N G G F FR R I I D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n NASCAR Aarons 312, Qualifying . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 3 3 : : 1 1 5 5 p p . m m . NASCAR Aarons 312 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 7 7 p p . m m . NHRA Summit Southern Nationals . . E E S S P P N N 2 2G G O O L L F F F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . EuroPGA Open de Espana . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . PGA Wells Fargo Championship. . . . . . G G O O L L F F 6 6 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . PGA Insperity Championship . . . . . . . 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012Page 3B JCP/ACG color6x10.5 00019527 Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Eleven SFCC student athletes were lauded for their play in the regular season and named to the All-Suncoast Conference first or second team, based on votes by the conferences respective head coaches. These players were chosen for their outstanding statistics from the regular season. Lady Panther softball player Breanne Shearin was named to the All-Suncoast Conference first team, Kira Wickes, Morgan Huhn and Shaneque Simmons were named second team, and freshman Taylor Upchurch was named honorable mention. Panther baseball players Sam Morgan and Taylor Layner were named to the All-Suncoast Conference first team, Jordan Rivera, Taylor Layner, Justin Tedder and Joe Jusino were named second team. Lady Panther volleyball player Shelby Flint was named to the All-Suncoast Conference second team. Every year we have players from our athletic program that are named to the AllSuncoast Conference teams, said Rick Hitt, athletic director and SFCC baseball head coach. We are very proud and happy for our student athletes to be recognized and honored in that capacity. The players named to the All-Suncoast Conference first and second teams are now eligible to be considered for state and national honors. The SFCC Lady Panther Volleyball team, Lady Panther Softball team and the Panther Baseball team were also honored on Monday, April 30, for their academic and athletic achievements at the annual athletics banquet. Tonight we congratulate our athletes on a success year, said Dr. Norm Stephens, president, South Florida Community College. They are outstanding students, good citizens, and great athletes, and SFCC appreciates everything that they contribute to our college. During the SFCC athletics banquet, each athlete was honored with a participation award from his or her coach. Athletes who received special awards were: Volleyball Best Offensive Player Malea Kalina Best Defensive Player Samantha Klemp Coachs Award Eryn Mahoney Softball Best Offensive Player Breanne Shearin Best Defensive Player Shaneque Simmons Most Valuable Player Morgan Huhn Coachs Award Samantha Peach Freshman of the Year Taylor Upchurch Baseball Coachs Award Eric Bailey Scholastic Athletes of the Year MaleSam Morgan FemaleMorgan Huhn 2012 SFCC Panther of the Year Morgan Huhn I hope you take what youve done, learned, and accomplished during your time at SFCC and continue your strive for excellence, said Hitt. Just remember, once a Panther, always a Panther. SFCC student athletes named All-Conference Courtesy photo Lady Panther Softball Best Defensive Player Shaneque Simmons (from left), Best Offensive Player Breanne Shearin, Coachs Award winner Samantha Peach, Freshman of the Year Taylor Upchurch, Most Valuable Player Morgan Huhn and Coach Carlos Falla at the SFCC athletic awards banquet Monday, April 30. Courtesy photo Assitant volleyball coach Charlotte Bauder (from left), Best Offensive Player Malea Kalina, Best Defensive Player Samantha Klemp and Coachs Award winner Eryn Mahoney, along with head coach Kim Crawford, at the SFCC athletic awards banquet. Courtesy photo Lady Panther softball player Morgan Huhn received the 2011 SFCC Panther of the Year Award from Rick Hitt, athletic director. Huhn also was awarded the Female Scholastic Athlete of the Year Award, Softballs Most Valuable Player Award and named to the second team All-Suncoast Conference. Courtesy photo Panther baseball player Sam Morgan received the Male Scholastic Athlete of the Year Award from Dr. Leana Revell, SFCC vice president, educational and student services. Morgan was also named to the first team AllSuncoast Conference.


C M Y K Special to the News-SunHighlands Youth Football and Cheer will be having a Car Wash fundraiser at Advanced Auto Parts at the corner of US 27 and the Sebring Parkway on Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All monies earned or donated will be used to purchase equipment and uniforms for the boys and girls. HYF will also be registering players and cheerleaders on Saturday. If you are interested in joining the Highlands Eagles team to play football or cheer, or if you have already registered online and just need to pay your registration fee, come to the car wash to secure your spot for the upcoming season that begins in early July. Several coaches and board members will be there to meet or answer any questions. Available for children aged 515 years old. Registration fees are $75 each for Football and Cheer, or $65 each if you are signing up multiple children. There are limited spots available for football and cheerleading divisions. Flag Cheer, Pee Wee and Junior Varsity football divisions are full. Varsity football players are needed and 9th graders are eligible to play. All divisions, except Flag, are open for Cheerleading. Please note, payment of the registration fee is the only method of securing a spot on the team. If you registered online, you must follow up at the next scheduled registration date to pay the fee. Teams and squads will be filled on a first-come basis. As the season is quickly approaching, HYF is always looking for volunteers. Anyone interested in becoming a football or cheerleading coach or to volunteer for the Highlands Eagles, please visit the website www.highlandseagles.com click the registration tab and submit your application. For more information or any questions for football, please call Tim Hooks at 4142873, Cliff Howell at 2537070 or Chrissi Merrick at 381-8623 for Cheerleading. Page 4BNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012www.newssun.com HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports may ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 3 3 9 9 6 6 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; 5/4,18; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 8 8 4 4 Special to the News-SunThe Sebring High School Pool will be open to the public beginning Tuesday, May 1, with availability Mondays through Thursdays from 67:30 p.m. and from 1-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays Additional hours will be added once school is let out for the summer. Cost is $2 per swimmer, with family passes available at $50 for first member and $20 for each additional family member. Other activities at the pool include Water Aerobics, which begin Tuesday, May 8 and meet each Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is $2 per class, though with a summer pool pass, the cost is trimmed to $1. Swimming lessons are also going to be offered throughout the summer. The first session runs from June 11-22, the second from June 25-July 6, the third from July 9-20 and the fourth from July 23-August 3. Cost is $50 for each twoweek session. To register for swim lessons, come to the front office of Sebring High School beginning Monday, May 7, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The office secretaries will be able to sign you up. For more information or questions on all pool activities, call and leave a message for Ms. Pat Caton at 4715500, ext. 229, or email catonp@highlands.k12.fl.us. Sebring Pool summer hours E.O. Koch; 5.542"; 4"; Black; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 9 9 8 8 WILKES, W. ROY (P.A.); 5.542"; 4"; Black; 5/4,11,18,25; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 8 8 0 0 Golf HammockLast Monday, April 30, the Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am Points at Golf Hammock Country Club. In A group Gary Galle made plus 3, good for first place, and Johnnie McEachren was in second place at even. Ed Northrup scored a plus 8 that was good for first place in B group, while Joe Hyzny took second plae with plus 5 and in third place was Pat Dell with plus 4. In C group Tony Frances made plus 7, in second place Shorty Crocker had a plus 6 and in third place Paul Brown had a plus 5. D group saw a tie between Janet Regan and Les Layton at plus 5 while Greg Brewer finished in third place with plus 2. In G group Ron Geouque was in first place with minus 1 and Frank Branca in second place with minus 2. Next week the Mezza group will continue to play at Golf Hammock, beginning at 8 a.m. For more information call Pete Mezza at 382 1280. For those who will be playing at the Country Club call Joe Hyzny at 318 7960.Harder HallThe Ladies League played a points game on Monday, April 30. The winners were: First place, Ronna Mason with plus-6. Tying for second/third places were Helen Sayre and Elaine Hettinga with plus-4 each. The Ladies League played a Guess Your Score event on Thursday, April 26. The winners were: First place, Elaine Hettinga with 2; second place, Ronna Mason with 3; and third place, Pat Chance with 4.Lake June WestA Scramble was played Thursday, April 26. Winning first place was the team of Joe and Joyce Swartz, Art Schmeltz and Betty Billau with 52. Tying for second/third places were Orville and Eva Huffman, John and Gloria Huggett; John and Shelly Byron, Frank Gallagher and Joanne McGill with 53 each. Closest to the pin: (Ladies), No. 2, Joyce Swartz, 7-feet-8-inches; and No. 8, Joanne McGill, 19-feet-7-inches. (Men), No. 4, Joe Swartz, 13-feet-1-inch. The Mens Association played a Mens League event on Wednesday, April 25. Winning first place was the team of Claude Cash, Norm Grubbs, Don Boulton and Roger Childer with 42. Tying for second/third places were John Byron, Mario Cappelletti, Fred Neer and Bill Brouhle; Orville Huffman, Dick Reaney, John Ruffo and Larry Heath with 43 each. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Norm Grubbs, 18-feet-11-inches; No. 4, Dick Reaney, 6-feet9-inches; and No. 8, Bill Fowler, 1-foot-6inches. Placid LakesThe Mens Association played a One Best Ball Front, Two Best Balls Back Tournament Wednesday, April 25. Winning first place was the team of John Goble, Bob McMillian, Bud Snyder and David Raciti with minus25; second place, Frank Fisher, Russ Isaacs and Lane Capp with minus-24; and third place, Bruce Miseno, Darrell Horney, Gene URansom and Jim Hays with minus-22. Closest to the pin: No. 6, Darrell Horney, 11-feet. The Ladies Association played a One Best Ball, Two Best Balls Back Tournament on Tuesday, April 24. Winning first place was the team of Alice Bitzer, Pat Haas and Carol Jones with minus-17; second place, Sue Mackey, Carol Olsen, Karen Wallin and Barb Moriarity with minus-11; and third place, Bobbie Miller, Gloria Ziegler and Emily Bootier with minus9. Closest to the pin: No. 11, Carol Olsen, 4-feet-1-inch.River GreensThe Mens Association played a ProAm tournament on Wednesday, April 25. Winning first place was the team of Al Farrell, Ken Koon, Romy Febre and Fred Evans with plus-7; second place, Lefty St. Pierre, Leo Persails, Jim Cercy and Glenn Nelson with plus-5.5; and third place, Bob Stevens, Bill Krug, Russ Rudd and Neil Purcell. Individual winners were: Flight A (27-36): John Smutnick with plus-5.5. Flight B (23-26): Jim Cercy with plus4. Flight C (19-21): Bill Krug with plus9. Flight D (18-under): Fred Evans with plus-7. The Morrison Group played a game on Tuesday, April 24. Tying for second/third places were the teams of Jim Anderson, Gil Heier, Cliff Steele and Keith Kincer; Bill Mountford, Tim Thomas, Lefty St. Pierre and Joe Graf with minus-19 each. The Golfettes played a game on Tuesday, April 24. Winning first place was the team of Donna Johnson, Laura Smutnick, Frances Neil and Jeannine Persails with plus-22; second place, April Bieniek, Mary Beth Carby, Pat Kincer and Anne Kelly with plus-21; and third place, Michele Koon, Pat Graf, Peggy Nicholson and Carol Roy with plus-20. The Morrison Group played a game on Monday, April 23. Winning first place was the team of Kenny Brunswick, Ken Koon and Bill Mountford with minus-12. The Mens Association played a Mens Day event on Saturday, April 21. Winning first place was the team of Larry Roy, Ken Koon, Kile Biever and Lefty St. Pierre with minus-8; and second place, Dave Kelly, Ken Brunswick, Bill Krug and Neil Purcell with minus-7. Closest to the pin: No. 3, Anderson, 7-feet-9-inches; No. 5, Russ Rudd, 13feet-10.5-inches; No. 12, Stevens, 8feet-6-inches; and No. 17, Harold Plagens, 5-feet-8-inches. An Evening Scramble was played on Friday, April 20. Winning first place was the team of Brunswick, Bev Rudd, Joe Craigo, Charlie Seralde and Dave McDonald with plus-11; and second place, Graf, Plunkett, Jim Sizemore and Carole McClay. The Ladies Association played a Pro-Am tournament on Thursday, April 19. Winning first place was the team of Kay Conkle, Anne Purcell, Donna Johnson and Linda Therrien with plus9.5; and second place, Bev Rudd, Jeannine Persails, Michelle Koon and Anne Kelly with plus-6.5. Individual winners: First place, Linda Therrien with plus-5. The Morrison Group played a game on Thursday, April 19. The winners were: First place, Russ Rudd and Donald McDonald with 136. Tying for second/third places were Johnny Wehunt and Warren Herendeen; Harold Plagens and Romy Febre with 137 each.SpringLakeOn Wednesday, May 2, the SpringLake Womens Golf Association played a 4 Person Team 2 Best Balls Tournament on the Panther Creek course. The team of Judy Dunn, Debbie Delaney, Wanda Baker and a blind won first place with a score of 106. Coming in second with 114 was the team of Terrie Austin, Carole Frederick, Julia Starr and Rita Jaskowski. On Tuesday, April 24, the Spring Lake Mens Golf Association put on a Two Man Team One Best Ball tournament on the Panther Creek golf course. The teams were flighted and the scores were net of handicap on each hole. In the A Flight, Ken Kirby and Will David won first place with a Best Ball total of 59; with Mr Kirby shooting a net 67 that included winning 8 Best Ball holes assisted by Mr Davids 4 Best Ball holes and 6 holes tied. There was a tie for second place in the A Flight at 64 net strokes, between Bill Lawens and Bo Bohanon and the team of Jon Brower and Charlie Keniston. There was also a tie for third place at net 68 between Bob Hinde and Gerry Esty and the team of Joe Austin and Leon Van. In the B Flight, Larry Meisner and newcomer Thomas Rivera took first place with a Best Ball total of 64. Mr. Miesner took 9 holes outright and Mr. Rivera took 6; the rest being tied. Second place in the B Flight at 66 net strokes went to Richie Eastep, the only admitted Democrat at SpringLake Golf Resort, and his partner, Larry Colclasure. Mr. Eastep took 7 holes, Mr. Colclasure took 6 holes, and the rest were tied. Coming in third place, at 67 net Best Ball strokes, was the team of Bill Rentel and Bill Schauwecker. While Mr. Schauwecker took 8 holes, Mr. Rentel took 7 and saved the teams bacon on No. 18 Panther, where Mr. Schauwecker took a gross 12 to Mr. Rentels gross 6. Highlands Eagles Car Wash fundraiser and Registration


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012Page 5B INFINITY MARKETING, INC.; 11.25"; 12"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 7 7 9 9 Family FeaturesAccording to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), in the past 20 years,the diets of most Americans have changed,consuming too m any calories and too few nutrients. This type of diet leads to weight gain 60 percent of Americans are overweight or o bese and 9 out of 10 Americans fall short of many essential nutrients in their d iets. With on-the-go lifestyles, many people find it difficult t o eat right,exercise regularly and keep their diet in c heck. Dr. Melina Jampolis, author of The Calendar D iet:A Month by Month Guide to Losing Weight W hile Living Your Life, knows that even small,consistent steps can lead to big changes over time. Eating a well balanced d iet,keeping to a fitness routine and maintaining ones w eight are all tactics to support a healthy lifestyle. As a doctor specializing in n utrition and weight loss, Ive been helping people navi gate lifes challenges using a motivational and simple, year-long approach. The Calendar Diet, shows you how to maintain a healthy lifestyle month-bymonth,allowing you to cut calories without depriving yourself. Dr. Melina shares the following recommendations:Up your activity Always speak with your doctor before beginning a new workout regimen. Make sure you get the recommended amount of activity into your week. The key is to gradually increase your activity levels,says Dr. Melina. By switching up your routine every month,you can continually challenge yourself,improve fitness levels and work major muscle groups in different ways to prevent plateaus.Eat wholesome foods A menu filled with seasonal fruits and vegetables will give you a big nutritional boost,suggests Dr. Melina. Vegetables,she e xplains,are packed with fiber and water,and are low in fat,so they decrease the calorie density of your diet, while boosting overall nutrition. Opt for lean protein in your diet as well,which helps control hunger,stabilize blood sugar levels,support your metabolism,as well as build and protect muscle. Add moderate amounts of goodfats found in nuts, seeds,avocados and olive oil to keep calories under control and support the absorption of fat soluble vitamins like A,D,E and K. Supplement your diet When you reduce calories,you reduce nutrient intake. I recommend dietary supplements to my patients who are restricting calories and who want to achieve optimal health,says Dr. Melina. When choosing supplements,it is important to go with a reputable brand such as Nature Made,says Dr. Melina,which has rigorous quality control standards in place to ensure what is on the label is in the bottle. Dr. Melina also recommends looking for products carrying the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Verified Dietary Supplement mark,as a way to ensure the product has met stringent quality criteria for purity and potency. Nature Made was the first company to obtain the USP Verified Dietary Supplement mark for many of its products. For most of her patients, especially those who are overweight or obese,live in northern latitudes,or are at an age greater than 65,Dr. Melina recommends taking a vitamin D supplement as this k ey nutrient plays a supporting role in bone,heart and immune health. To determine if you have low vitamin D levels,speak with your doctor about having your blood levels of vitamin D checked,says Dr. Melina,who recommends adults take 1000 to 2000 International Units (IU) of V itamin D3 daily to fulfill their vitamin D requirement. F or more information about vitamin D supplements,visit www.naturemade.com,and to order The Calendar Diet,visit www.drmelina.com. HEALTHYLIVING Realistic and livable tips for a healthy lifestyle Getty Images Eating healthy foods and controlling portion sizes are keys to a healthy lifestyle. By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical WriterATLANTA An organ donation group says more than 100,000 people used a new Facebook feature the first day to declare they are donors. The new option was announced Tuesday by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to boost the number of potential organ donors. It allows Facebook users to add organ donor along with other personal information on the site. Donate Life America, the group working with Facebook,said more than 100,000 users had added their donor status by T uesday night. The feature also provides a link to state registries so people can officially sign up to be a donor. By Wednesday morning,18,000 Facebook users had used the link. But a spokeswoman said they don't know how many of those 18,000 followed through and registered. 100,000 use new Facebook donor list In just first day of operation


C M Y K Page 6BNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012www.newssun.com NATIONAL LAND PARTNERS; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, HL-12-659; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 8 8 8 8 Family FeaturesAs schools are hard at work revamping lunch menus in line with the U.S. Department o f Agricultures (USDA) new school lunch guidelines,chocolate milk has already undergone a makeover that schools,parents and k ids can all feel good about. Dr. Keith Ayoob,RD,a nationally-recogn ized child nutrition expert,highlights the biggest changes under the new guidelines: More colorful fruits and vegetables. Both f ruits and vegetables must be served every day of the week,and there is now a weekly requirement for specific colors of vegetables. P reviously schools only had to offer either fruits or vegetables. Whole grains will be required. While encouraged in the past,schools now must offer whole-grain rich foods. Schools are really looking at how to ensure foods are nutritious,but also appealing to kids. Its a c hallenge,but one that schools across the nation are focused on. Schools are paying attention to portions. Calorie limits will be enforced based on the age of children being served to ensure proper portion size. New menus will be increasingly focused on reducing saturated fat,trans fats and sodium. Nutrient-rich milk is emphasized. Along with low-fat and fat free white milk,now all the chocolate milk served for school lunch will be fat free. While the school lunch menu has only recently changed,school chocolate milk has been undergoing changes for the past five years. The nations milk processors have been hard at work to lower the calories and sugar in school flavored milk,while continuing to deliver a nutritious and delicious drink kids love. School flavored milk now has 38 percent less added sugar than just five years ago and on average,just 31 calories more than white milk. The majority have fewer than 150 calories per serving. Flavored milk is the most popular choice in school lunch rooms,and kids drink less milk and get fewer nutrients when its taken a way. Whether flavored or white,milk has 9 essential nutrients,including calcium,vitamin D and potassium,which are all nutrients of concernthat most kids fail to get enough of. Many kids are falling short of the recommended milk each day,and when they skip milk at lunch,theyre not likely to make up for it the rest of their day. Dr. Ayoob has some tips to help parents and kids make the most of school lunches: Its equally important that school meals are appealing,as they are nutritious. Along with good nutrition,food choices need to be practical,so they dont end up in the trash. Many children are overfed but undernourished,so focusing on our kidsnutrient intake is essential now more than ever. Studies show flavored milk contributes just 3 percent of added sugars to kidsdiets,compared to sodas and fruit drinks,which account for close to half of the added sugar and deliver much less,if any,nutritional value. Help kids learn healthy choices. Research has found that if you offer kids carrots and celery,theyll eat more carrots than if you just provide carrots alone. Offering nutritious choices in schools helps kids learn food and nutrition lessons and research suggests the ability to choose between two or more options helps boost kidsoverall intake of nutritious foods. Learn more at www.milkatschools.com. HEALTHYLIVING School lunches get a makeover Getty Images New USDAguidelines have led to a revamped menu for school lunches W ASHINGTON (AP) More teens are smoking dope,with nearly 1 in 10 lighting up at least 20 or more times a month,according to a new survey of young people. The report by The Partnership at Drugfree.org,being released Wednesday,also said abuse of prescription medicine may be easing a bit among young people in grades 9 through 12,but still remains high. P artnership President Steve Pasierb says the mindset among parents is that its just a little weed or a few pills no biggie. Parents are talking about cocaine and heroin,things that scare them, said Pasierb. Parents are not talking about prescription drugs and marijuana. They cant wink and nod. They need to be stressing the message that this behavior is unhealthy. Use of harder drugs cocaine and methamphetamine has stabilized in recent years,the groups survey showed. But past-month usage of marijuana grew from 19 percent in 2008 to 27 percent last year. Also alarming, says Pasierb,is the percentage of teens smoking pot 20 or more times a month. That rate went from 5 percent in 2008 to 9 percent last year,or about 1.5 million teens toking up that frequently. Alex,17,in Houston,says he started smoking pot at age 13,mostly on the weekends with friends. I just liked being high,said Alex, who is in a recovery program and asked that his last name not be used. I always felt happier. Everything was funnier and my life was just brighter. Alex then started abusing prescription drugs at 14. He blacked out one day at school,got arrested and ended up in rehab. After being sober for two years,Alex slipped and smoked pot last month. Still,he says he hopes to work toward a more sober life. Teen pot usage climbing


C M Y K By MARIA CHENG AP Medical WriterLONDON McDonalds is a sponsor for the London Olympics and a British doctorsgroup says thats s ending the wrong message in a country with ballooning obesity. Big Macs,fries and milkshakes will be part of McDonalds exclusively branded menu at the O lympics and the fast-food giant will soon be opening its l argest franchise in the world, a two-story cathedral-like restaurant that seats 1,500 customers,at Londons Olympic Park. McDonalds will be the only restauranteur allowed to sell brand-name food at the games and there will also be a separate McDonalds withi n the athletesvillage in addition to three others at the Olympic Park. Alongside McDonalds, Coca-Cola has the exclusive right to sell non-alcoholic drinks at Olympic venues. Heineken has been named the gamesofficial beer. Its very sad that an event that celebrates the very best of athletic achievements should be sponsored by companies contributing to the obesity problem and unhealthy habits,said Terence Stephenson,a spokesman for the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges. The group is calling upon the British government to restrict advertising by McDonalds, Coca-Cola and Heineken during the Olympic Games, which are being held in London from July 27 to Aug.12. But thats unlikely to happen. London Olympic organizers have defended their decision to accept McDonalds sponsorship as a business deal. Sponsors provide a huge amount of the funding required to stage the games, said a spokesman for the organizing committee in a statement. Without our partners such as McDonalds,the games simply wouldnt happen. About one-quarter of Britons are obese and experts estimate that could jump to half by 2030. Obesity and related health ailments cost the U.K. health system about 4 billion pounds ($6.5 billion) every year. These brands are using the Olympics to be associated with medals and svelte,fit athletes,he said. They dont want us to think of fat,unhealthy people when we think of their products. Britain is also battling an increasing alcohol problem, which experts warned could worsen during the Olympics. When any major sporting event has an official alcohol supplier,it sends out completely the wrong messages to young people,making it seem as though no major event is complete without alcohol,said Sir Ian Gilmore,special adviser to the Royal College of Physicians on alcohol. He said he greatly regrettedthat the London Olympics had appointed an official beer. Some experts said advertising during the Olympics could actually cause a spike in fast food consumption, e ven in people not inclined to eat it. We cannot simply decide not to process (an ad),there is a subliminal association that is made that may affect your behavior in the future, said Nilli Lavie,a professor of psychology and brain sciences at University College London. McDonalds said in a statement they expected about one-in-10 people visiting Londons Olympic Park to eat at their Golden Arches. The company has been an official Olympics sponsor since 1976 and said it would be using its expertise to provide high-quality British foodat the Games. Stephenson of the doctors group doubts if many of the competing athletes would have an appetite for the cheeseburgers,fries,and chicken nuggets that will be ubiquitous at the Games venues. Im not sure how many of them will be eating this kind of food before competing for a medal,he said. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012Page 7B grad 2012; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; grad 2012; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 9 9 1 1 9 9 GROVES AT VICTORIA PARK; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 8 8 1 1 APPLE A DAY HEALTH FOOD; 3.639"; 2"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 8 8 2 2 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 8 8 3 3 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 8 8 6 6 HEALTHYLIVING Dear Pharmacist: Last month,you wrote about herbal teas,specifically marshmallow root. You shocked me when you said this herb is soothing to the mouth,esophagus and digestive tract; great for people with heartburn. Suzy,Ive been hurting for years and no one has ever mentioned marshmallow root. Please tell me how to make t his tea. J.G.,Gainesville Answer: I created a YouTube video to teach people how to make it. There are millions who could benefit from t his inexpensive,amazing concoction m ade of water and a plant root called marshmallow. Im not referring to the f luffy white confectionary sort,I mean the ancient herb known by herbalists as Althea officinalis. Its sold at herbal apothecaries,online herb shops,and some health food stores. If you have a dry,hacking cough, sore throat,mouth or tongue sores, b ronchitis,reflux (GERD),heartburn, peptic ulcers,hiatal hernia,Crohns, Celiac,irritable bowel,indigestion, diarrhea,H. pylori infection,then my remedy can help you. The magic happens because marshm allow root contains a lot of mucilage, a gooey gelatinous substance that some plants naturally produce. It acts as a demulcent,so a soothing film coats the irritated mucus membranes,thus reducing pain and inflammation quickly. This is the primary mechanism of action,although marshmallow root also adds moisture,reduces inflammation and acts as a mild diuretic. That reminds me,if you deal with cystitis,kidney,bladder or urinary tract infections,marshmallow will soon become your best friend. My video shows you how to make a cold marshmallow root infusion. Ill summarize it here,but if it isnt clear, please watch my video or sign up for my free newsletter at www.DearPharmacist.com and Ill email the video link and copies of my article. Add four tablespoons dried marshmallow root to four cups water and put ina jar. Theres no need to heat this tea.Refrigerate for four hours,then you can drink some liquid. Filter out your dose each time you want some so you are not eating herb (that gets tossed). Your dose is about a two or three tablespoons. If there is gooiness in the filter as you strain,then squish it down with a spoon,to get all the mucilaginous material through the strainer,thats where the medicine is. The tea keeps for three days in the fridge. If you have belly problems,try drinking smaller doses four times a day.Consider adding other gut soothing herbs like dried ginger root or fresh peppermint leaves. Separate administration a few hours away from your medication or it will lessen the drugs effect. Marshmallow root tea tastes great and youll be tempted to chug it like iced tea. Ive had to pry a big glass of it away from Sam,because he loves how I make it with cinnamon and vanilla bean. The Colorado climate dries our skin,so thats why we drink it.Anyone can make it,and youll be glad you did. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Marshmallows good for more than just toasting Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Outreach scheduleAce Homecare plans the following community outreach events: May 7,8 a.m.,Health Fair,Brookside Bluffs, S.R. 17,Zolfo Springs; 10 a.m.,Health Fair,Chatham Pointe,Stenstom Road, Wauchula; 1 p.m., Caregivers Support Group, Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community,Sun n Lake Boulevard,Sebring. May 8,7:30 a.m.,Health F air,Lakeside Gardens, C.R. 621,Lake Placid; 9 a.m.,Health Fair,Herons Landing,Herons Landing La. Lake Placid; 10 a.m., Health Fair,Lake Placid Meal Site,Interlake Boulevard,Lake Placid May 8,1 p.m.,Health Fair, Groves,behind Sebring Diner,U.S. 27 Sebring. May 9,8 a.m.,Health Fair,Neiberts,U.S. 98, Lake Placid May 9,9 a.m., Health Fair,Palm Estates, U.S. 98,Lorida. May 10,10 a.m.,Coping with Transitions, Maranatha Village, Arbuckle Creek Road, Sebring. Free diabetes class offered SEBRING The Highlands County Health Department (HCHD) is offering Diabetes SelfManagement Education (DSME) classes as part of its Wellness and Diabetes Education Program. This program serves Highlands County residents of all ages,especially those with diabetes or at risk for developing diabetes. These classes are free of charge and provided by Tonya C hancey,RN,BSN,MA, and Aleyda Oliveros, Nutrition Educator. Classes in English are scheduled in Sebring on April 21,22 and 23 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Highlands County Health Department (7205 S. George Blvd. conference room A). Enrollment is limited and registration is required. To register,contact the HCHD Wellness and Diabetes Education Program,at 382-7294. Snapshots Doctors blast McDonalds Olympic sponsorship Its very sad that an event that celebrates the very best of athletic achievements should be sponsored by companies contributing to the obesity problem and unhealthy habits.TERENCESTEPHENSON Academy of Royal Medical Colleges spokesman


C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday.To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory,call the NewsSun at 385-6155,ext.502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL 33852.invites you to come worship with us in spirit and truth at 10:30 a.m.and 1 p.m. Sunday, and at 7:30 p.m.Thursday. For information contact (239) 6710390.Pastor Travis Vanderford. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way.Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine;and Awaiting His Coming.Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday:Worship, 7 p.m.Pastor Eugene Haas.Phone 471-0924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring.The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor.Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m.Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N.Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825.George Hall, Pastor.Christ centered and biblically based.Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m.and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m.Sunday and 7 p.m.Wednesday.Prayer Time 6:30 p.m.on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m.are centered for all ages.Choir practice at 5 p.m.Sunday.Church phone:4526556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park.Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+) begin at 6:30 PM.The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m.For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available.Ken Lambert, Pastor.Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825.Sunday:Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Wednesday:Evening Service, 7 p.m.;Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone:453-4256.Fax:4536986.E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvon Park, 100 N.Lake Ave., Avon Park. Rev.Jon Beck, pastor;Charlie Parish, associate pastor/youth and families;Joy Loomis, music director;Rev.Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor.Regular Sunday schedule:8:30 a.m.orchestra rehersal;9 a.m.Library open;9:30 a.m.Sunday School;11 a.m. Morning Worship;11 a.m. Childrens Church;6 p.m.evening worship.Wednesday schedule: 5:15 p.m.supper;6 p.m.Bible Study and Prayer;6:30 p.m.Adult Choir Practice;6 p.m.childrens choir rehearsals;7 p.m.mission programs.Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m.and evening worship at 7 p.m.Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.Call 453-6681 for details. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S.27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid).Your place for family, friends and faith.Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m.Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m.Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m.Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ.Sunday night worship at 6 p.m.Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m.along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children.Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Website: www.fbclp.com.Email:information@fbclp.com.Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities:Family dinner at 5 p.m.($4 per person, reservations required).Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m.The church is at 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid.For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S.98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages.Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m.and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m.worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet.First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love.For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church,Sebring, 200 E.Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.Telephone:385-5154.Dr. David E.Richardson, senior pastor; Rev.Joe Delph, associate pastor, minister of youth and activities;and Rev.Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults.Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.;Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m.Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old.Becky Gotsch, director.Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S.Florida Ave., Avon Park.Mailing address is 710 W.Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339.Rev.John D. Girdley, pastor.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.;11 a.m.Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876.Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church.Larry Ruse, pastor.Phone 655-1899.Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached.Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m.Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m.Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC), 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m.Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m.Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall.Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870.Welcome to the church where the Sonalways shines.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.;and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m.End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m.on the last Sunday of each month.The Rev.J.S.Scaggs, pastor.Church phone:382-3552. Home phone:214-3025.Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church, (SBC) 4400 Sparta Road.Rev.Ken Geren, interim pastor.Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 3820869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC), 379 S.Commerce Ave., Sebring.David C.Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.;Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m.A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing.Office phone, 3850752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road;655-2610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610.On U.S.98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church, (SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd.(U.S.27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring.Tim Finch, pastor.Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 3823695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757.Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor.Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m.in English and 7 p .m.in Spanish;Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m.in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m.Sunday for grades K through 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m.Wednesday.Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. St.Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring.Mailing address:882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049;fax, 385-5169; email, office@stcathe.com ;website, www.stcathe.com .Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com;Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retired), Rev.J.Peter Sheehan;Decons, Rev.Mr.James R.McGarry and Rev.Mr.Max M.Severe.Parish office hours, 8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.CONFESSION: First Friday 7:15-7:45 a.m.; Saturday 3-3:45 p.m.;Or by appointment with any priest. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday Vigil:4 p.m.;Sunday:8 and 10 a.m.;Sunday Spanish Mass:noon;Last Sunday of the month:2 p.m.(Creole/French); Sunday Family Mass 5 p.m.(Holy Family Youth Center).DAILY MASS SCHEDULE:Monday through Friday:8 a.m.and noon;Saturday: 9 a.m. St.James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215.Father Michael J. Cannon.Mass schedule:Summer (May 1 to Oct.31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.;Sunday 8 a.m.and 9:30 a.m.;Weekdays, 9 a.m.December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 11 a.m.;Weekdays 9 a.m.;and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S.27 on County Road 621), 465-7065.Ray Culpepper, senior pastor.Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.;Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m.Thelma Hall, organist;and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday:Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.;Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone.Jesus Christ, the Way,Truth and Life! Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Tod Schwingel, Preacher; David Etherton, Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m;Evening service at 6:30 p.m.Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m.followed by classes at 6:30 p.m.Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m.Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m.Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday.Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334;on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com.Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister;Bible School 9 a.m.;Worship 10 a.m.;Wednesday studies for all ages, 6 p.m.Nursery provided for all events. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870.Phone:3850358 or 385-3435.The Rev.Ronald Norton, Pastor;Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m.Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875.Call 382-1343. Rev.Steve Hagen, pastor.Sunday services:Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.;Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m.(off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 146 N.Franklin St.Sunday:10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school.Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m.each second and fourth Wednesday.A free public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services.The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers.All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m.Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S.Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825.Minister:Larry Roberts. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service.Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone: 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870;385-7443.We would like to extend an invitation for you and your family to visit with us here at Sebring Parkway.Our hours of service are:Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.;Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of AvonPark, P.O.Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118.707 W. Main St.Randall Rupert, Pastor. Sunday:Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages;morning worship at 10:45 a.m.;and evening service at 6 p.m.Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m.with special services for children and adults.Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries.If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lake Placid, 512 W.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.;Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.;Evening service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening, 7 p.m.Classes for adult children and youth.Call 465-6916.Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible ChurchChurches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m.Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade.Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evenin g prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Don Seymour, Senior Pastor.Phone 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP RELIGION Atonement Lutheran Church, ELCASEBRING This is the fifth Sunday in Easter. Worship service with (open) Holy Communion will be led by Rev. Jefferson Cox. The Gospel reading for this week is I J ohn 4:7-21. May birthdays will be celebrated following morning worship service in fellowship hall. Monday,May 21 at 11 a.m. is t he WELCA meeting and review of Small Catechism,followed at noon with salad luncheon. Please bring a salad to share,then work on Pictorial History and picture a lbums depicting the last 55 years.A von Park Church of the NazareneAVON PARK Pastor Randy R upert will preach in the morning worship service. Sunday evening,guest minister Chaplain David L Cowles will provide special music In the Garden a nd preach on Hearts Ablaze, based on Lukes Gospel,chapter 2 4. Call 453-4851.Christ Lutheran Church, LCMSSEBRING Mr. DrewAchong D CE will be preaching this Sunday.The church is at 1320 C.R. 64,east the Avon Park High School. For more information,call 471-2663 or visit www.christlutheranavonpark.org/.Christian Training Church SEBRING Associate Minister Casey L. Downing will bring the message titled Eat the Wordat the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study is studying the Gospel of John.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon titled No Matter Who You Are,with Scripture taken from Acts 8:26-40. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com/.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday morning,the church celebrates the Fifth Sunday of Easter. Guest Pastor Tony Douches of Bartow will be delivering his sermon Were Different So Lets HaveA Good W eekbased on Acts 8:26-40. All womens apparel 50 percent off Monday through Saturday,May 7-12. Faiths Closet/Thrift Shop offers donated items that are in good condition for resale. Help is available to individuals who come to the Thrift Shop with an emergency need. The church has re-opened its food pantry. If people need assistance with food,please call Faiths Closet directly at 385-2782. Faiths Closet/Thrift Shop hours are:Tuesday through Friday,from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday,from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 385-2782.First Christian Church Avon ParkAVON PARK Dreaming in 2012is the sermon the will be delivering this Sunday morning. Corinthians 3:1-11 will be Scripture he will be using. Thursday evening,May 10 at 7 p.m.,the church will be having a Celebration of Life service for one of its long time members and retired teacher from this area,Sue Pickering. She had moved back to Ohio to be with family at the end of 2011 and was called home by Jesus on Thursday,April 26. Services were held this past Wednesday in Ohio by her family. Sue was a loved member of not only the church family,but also of the education family in Highlands County,where she retired after 30 years of service. Contact the church office for more information. First Christian Church of Avon P ark is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wachovia Bank). Call 453-5334 or e-mail firstchristianap@embarqmail.com/. The website is www.firstcchristianap.com/.First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING At the Lords Table Sunday morning will be Dick and Sharron Campbell. Communion will be served by Carol Chandler,Mike and Carol Graves and Effie Simmonds. Lynne Warman will be responsible for the Call to Worship. P astor Rons sermon is titled Jesus Teaches About Revenge, taken from Matthew 5:38-44. F or any additional information, call the church office at 385-0352. The church is at 510 Poinsettia Ave.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday, Pastor Johnsons sermon is entitled Death Destroyedbased on I Corinthians 15:20-34. The choirs introit will be Surely the Presence of the Lord is in This Placeand the anthem is I Am the Resurrection and the Life. The adult Sunday school class is continuing their study of David in I Chronicles 23 in which the Levites are divided and assigned duties to build the temple. Wendy Garcia teaches the youth class and they discuss how the Bible applies to issues today. On Wednesday morning,Pastor Johnson will continue the Bible study on the topic The Basics of the Faith.Mary Circle will meet at the home of Ginger McCracken The church is at 215 E. Circle St. Call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of SebringSEBRING Cliff Notes On Galatiansis the title of Sunday mornings sermon given by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer. Womens Ministries Spring Luncheon is Saturday,May 12,at noon at Chicanes Restaurant. RSVP no later than Monday,May 6. Call 385-0107.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING The Rev.A.C. Bryant will bring the message They All Went Fishingwith Continued on page 9B


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012Page 9B EPISCOPAL St.Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday Services:Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m.Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m.The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends.Wednesday:Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m.Visitors are always welcome.The Rev.Jim Kurtz, rector.Church office 3857649, for more information. St.Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852.Phone:4650051.Rev.Elizabeth L.Nelson, Rector.Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Wednesday evening:Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m.Child care available at the 8 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Sunday service.Come see what makes us different. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICA The Way Church EFCA, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring.Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Youth activities, 6:30 p.m.Wednesdays.The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship.Come early and stay after for fellowship time.Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor.The Way A place for you.Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:273-3674.Email: theway church@hotmail.com .Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863) 8350869.Dr.Randall Smith, senior pastor.Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.and 6 p.m.;Wednesday services at 7 p.m.We offer Kid CityChildrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers,and Bible studies in Spanish.Kid CityDay Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday:7 a.m.-6 p.m.(For registration call:385-3111).Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org. INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational) 2200 N.Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825.Phone:452-9777 or 4533771.Sunday service:Sunday School, 10 a.m.and worship, 11 a.m.Wednesday services:7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study.Pastor: W.H.Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA), 1178 S.E.Lakeview Drive., Sebring.David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev.Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month.Jim Helwig, organist/choir director.Worship service at 9:30 a.m.;Holy Eucharist is every Sunday.Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Monday of month;Ladies Group WELCA meets at noon second Monday of month with lunch.Bring a dish to pass.Church Vegetable Garden Club meets as needed. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community.Like to sing? Come join the choir.Visitors always welcome.Come grow with us.Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School.Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m.Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise.Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship.Come worship and fellowship with us.For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring.Church phone:385-7848, F aith Child Development Center, 385-3232.Rev.Gary Kindle, pastor. Traditional Worship service, 8 a.m. Sunday;Sunday Praise Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month.Sunday school and Bible classes:9:15 a.m. Sunday.Worship service is broadcast at 8 a.m.on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday.Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies.Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m.to noon Saturday.All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC) American Association of Lutheran Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.James Weed, pastor.Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday.Bible Study, 9 a.m.Nursery provided.Social activities:Choir, Missions, Evangelism.Phone 3852346. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS).Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.;Bible Study, 9 a.m.For more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA, 324 E.Main St., Avon Park.Pastor:Rev.John C. Grodzinski.Sunday school at 8:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 9:30 a.m.. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service.Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year round) 7 p.m.Office phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852;465-5253.The Rev.Richard A.Norris, pastor; Susan C.Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director;and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December:Worship service 9 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m.Worship schedule for January through Easter:Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday.Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday.Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent.Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services.Other activities and groups include: Choirs;Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates).Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Sunday:American Sign Language:First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services.First Worship service, 9 a.m.;Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m.Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours.BFC Youth, 6 p.m.;Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday:Children ages 4 years through fifth grade, 6 p.m.;Youth, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor;Andy McQuaid, associate pastor.Web site www.bfcsebring.com.Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872;386-4900.An independent community church.Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.;Bible study, 11:15 a.m.;Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study, 6:30 p.m.Pastor Lester Osbeck.A small friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway.Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue.Sunday service is at 10 a.m.;Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.A nursery and childrens church are provided.The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry.Linda M.Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L.Downing, associate minister, caseydown ing@hotmail.com.Church phone: 314-0482. Web site:www. ctm forme.com Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872.Phone, 382-1085.Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor.Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m.Tuesday 6 p.m.Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth;first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.;Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.;Worship at 10 a.m.Nursery and Kids World classes.Small groups meet throughout the week.Church phone is 4021684;Pastor Bruce A.Linhart. The Lords Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom.Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.;Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.;Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m.More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Church 106 N.Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m.Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett.Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m.and 9 a.m.Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m.Sundays.Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds.Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger.Office:4533345.Web page at www.weareunion.org Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd.S., Sebring, FL 33875;471-1122;e-mail unity@vistanet.net.Web site, www.unityofsebring.org.10:30 a.m.Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church.Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev.Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA) 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113.A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.Sunday morning worship:Informal service, 8 a.m.;traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.;choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone:385-3234;Fax:385-2759; e-mail: covpres@strato.net ;Web site: www.cpcsebring.org .Rev.W. Darrell Arnold, pastor.Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m.;Tuesday: Grief Support Group, 1 p.m.;Youth Group (middle and high school), 3:30-6:30 p.m.;Wednesday:Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.;Choir Rehearsal, 5:30 p.m.Nursery available during worship.Call the church office for more information and other classes.Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 118 N.Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742.The Rev.Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev.Drew Severance, associate pastor.Traditional Worship 9 a.m., Contemporary Worship 11 a.m., Sunday School for adults to grade school will be from 10:1010:50 a.m.Wednesday evenings: Adult Bible Study (7 p.m.), Youth Group (Middle and High School), (7 p.m.), RockSolid (Kindergarten through fifth grade) 7 p.m.Bible Counseling available by appointment, 699-0132.Call the church office for more information about the classes offered.Nursery is provided for babies and toddlers;while young children up to second grade have a special Childrens Church offered during the worship service to help them grow in their spiritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 5887 U.S.98, Sebring, FL 33876.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades.ALL ARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N.State Road 17, Sebring;385-2438. Worship Services:9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m.Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.Community service:every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr.Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m.Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872;(863) 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor;Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor.Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services:Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.;Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.;Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship.Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday:Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All meetings are at 120 N.Ridgewood Ave., Sebring.For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruc e Stefanik at 385-7548, ext.110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S.Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev.A.C.Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m.in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m.Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m.Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director.The 10:55 a.m.Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial.There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 South Lake Avenue, Avon Park, FL 33825.(863) 453-3759, R. James Weiss, Pastor, Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m.Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.Prayer Shawl Ministry on the second and fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m.for women who love God and crocheting.Visit us at our church Web site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852.The Rev.Fred Ball.pastor. Claude H.L.Burnett, pastoral assistant.Sunday schedule:Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.;New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m.Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning.Middle School Youth, 4 p.m.;High School Youth, 5:30 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship.Church office, 465-2422 or www.memorialumc.com .Lakeview Christian School, VPK to grade 5; 465-0313. St.John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pasto r. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.Nursery provided for all services.Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98) Sebring.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we.Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive.Were at the corner of Hammock and Hope.Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999;sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP Scripture taken from John 21:1-14. Holy Communion will be served. The Big Red Bus will be i n the church parking lot during the morning hours on Sunday. The Methodist Womens Circles will be meeting T uesday. Wednesday is Family Night with food,fun and Bible study. Call the church office for i nformation at 385-5184. The church is downtown at 126 South Pine St. Visit www.sebringfirstumc.com/.Heartland Christian Church SEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this Sunday will be Reconciling Rahabs L ie,with Scripture from Joshua 2:4-6. Communion is o ffered during the service weekly. The service will also include Darlene Gardner, Karla Morrissette,Dorothy N ewton and Mary VanHooreweghe singing Wherever You Goand George Kelly singing My S avior. Tuesday night adult Bible study is taught by Pastor Ted Moore. Wednesday night Young adult and childrens programs taught by George Kelly,Amanda and Jon Armentrout and Toby Cribbs. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South in Sebring (behind Publix). Call 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Rev. Jerry R. McCauley will be preaching at the Heritage W orship Service. Combined New Song Contemporary and Celebration Services will be held for confirmation of six young people and communion,with lead pastor Rev. Fred Ball,preaching. A covered dish luncheon will follow this service in Rob Reynolds Hall. The Church is at 500 Kent Ave. Call 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson The Bread of Lifeis taken from John 6. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the message in the Sunday morning and evening worship services. The Wednesday evening service will be praise,prayer and interactive Bible study,continuing in I Corinthians 8.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning,Pastor Terry Grove will be preaching on A Y outhful David.For the kidstime with T-Bear, Pastor Terry will give a little story. Sunday school meets in the Fidelis Room. They will be studying A Chosen People,studying the Scripture from I Peter 2:117. For information,call 3851597.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. Rev. Clyde Weavers sermon will be Constant Communion. On Friday,May 11,the church will hold a memorial service for Anna Hall at 10 a.m.The Way Church EFCASEBRING Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum will be preaching Sunday. Prayer meeting is Sunday evening at the church. Monday,May 7,the Night of Prophecy will be held at Homers Restaurant. Difference Makers Youth meet Wednesday evening with Zac Tsai. The Way Church EFCA is at 1005 North Ridgewood Drive. Church phone is 4716140. Pastors cell phone is 273-3674. For church information go to www.thewaychurch.org/. Continued from page 8B RELIGION WOONSOCKET,R.I. (AP) The Rhode Island attorney general says the w ar monument topped with a cross on city property in Woonsocket transcends religionand should not be removed because of a complaint from an atheist group. Peter Kilmartin says in a statement ahead of a planned Wednesday afternoon rally in the memorials defense that the Freedom From Religion F oundation is diminishing its significance as a tribute to soldiers who died in W orld Wars I and II. The Wisconsin-based foundation has called for the monuments removal, saying it violates the constitutional principle of separation of church and state. Mayor Leo Fontaine says the cross is there not as a religious symbol but a tribute to the veterans.Churches vote to change affiliation PASCAGOULA,Miss. (AP) The congregations of two Presbyterian churches on the Gulf Coast have voted to split from the Presbyterian Church USA to affiliate with the more conservative Evangelical Presbyterian Church. The votes came Sunday at First Presbyterian Church of Ocean Springs and First Presbyterian Church of P ascagoula. Both pastors say their congregations have been concerned about the direction the PCUSA denomination was heading and wanted to belong to a denomination centered more around the direct teachings of the Bible. AG: Rhode Island memorial with cross transcends religion


C M Y K Page 10BNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012www.newssun.com FIRST PRESBYTERIAN (SB RETAIL); 1.736"; 5"; Black; Pick up 4/29; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 9 9 3 3 5 5 Memorial United Methodist Church plans confirmation and communionLAKE PLACID This Sunday morning will be a very special day at the Memorial United Methodist Church of Lake Placid,as six young people will be confirmed in the Christian faith and Holy Communion be will observed. The young people being confirmed are Wesley Clark,Lexie Harkins,William Hayes, Joshua McNally,Gabe Smoak and Steven Strzelewicz. This service will be a Combined Service (New Song Contemporary and Celebration Service) at 10:45 a.m. Communion will also be served,with lead pastor,Rev. Fred Ball, preaching. Friends and family are encouraged to be present for this special day in the lives of these young people. A covered dish luncheon will be follow the service in Rob Reynolds Hall. The Church is t 500 Kent Ave.,behind the Tower. For information, please call 465-2422.New summer schedule at First Presbyterian of LPLAKE PLACID First Presbyterian Church of Lake Placid,117 N. Oak Ave.,will start new summer worship times starting Sunday,May 6: Traditional Worship 9 a.m.,Contemporary Worship 11 a.m.,Sunday School for adults to grade school will be from 10:10-10:50 a.m. Wednesday evenings: Adult Bible Study (7 p.m.),Youth Group (Middle and High School),(7 p.m.), RockSolid (Kindergarten through fifth grade) 7 p.m.Spanish Aglow International meetingSEBRING Spanish Aglow will meet May 12 at the Spring Lake Community Center (209 Spring Lake Blvd. B Spring Lake). Breakfast served at 9 a.m. (donations welcomed); meeting will be afterwards with singing, sharing and surprises. RELIGION Through the years,I h ave discovered two important facets of husbandship that has stood me in good stead for many years:a vigorous nod of the head a nd a rhapsodic Yes, dear.Flowers dont hurt either. When our recent visit in Ohio concluded,we headed f or the airport. I do not mind traveling,but my least favorite mode is the a irplane. The reason being, of course,is the airport itself. In my opinion,someone devised the modern airport t o intimidate the average traveler. Arriving at the airport, w e immediately headed for the ticket counter where we r eceived our boarding passes. Then we surrendered our luggage to the personnel behind the counter,not k nowing if we would ever see that same luggage a gain in our lifetime. Someday I hope to visit all the places my luggage h as seen. Next,we made our way t hrough the security booth. As you know,they do not permit metal through t his gate. If a passenger passes through and a buzzer goes off,he is summoned back for guards to examine his personal e ffects to detect the offensive object. I went through about 17 times. Not until I got down to my underwear did the security personnel d etermine there must be a defect in the radar detect ion equipment. (I plan to file my briefs i naFlorida court this week.) Finally,we left the security area and I started feeling a little more confid ent until we came to a big sign over the entryway. My wife and I found little comfort in the words written:Terminal Entrance. C ontrary to their friendly little sign,I did,in fact have plans of returning. Our flight plan called for a two-hour stopover before arriving at our final destination. Nothing quite compares to spending a free hour or two at an airport. Did I say free?Allow me to recount that opinion. There is absolutely nothing free at an airport. I cannot prove it,but I am sure they have figured out a way to charge for the air we breathe. For instance,a 15-cent cup of coffee can cost in the neighborhood of $17.95. I dont even like visiting that neighborhood. If I lived there,I would move. However,being the good natured,charming individual that I am,it does not take much to make me happy. All I need to allay any stress is a simple cup of coffee. Have you ever noticed how things seem to go a lot easier with a steaming jolt of java? With a full hour to spare at the airport,my wife and I looked for something to occupy our time. Then I espied the perfect diversion. With a mischievous twinkle in my left eye,I looked at my wife and said, Lets get a cup of coffee and relax a while. One thing I can always count on my wife,she knows a good thing when she hears it. Unfortunately,she does not hear it too often from my lips. Walking over to the coffee shop and,being the man,I approached the counter to place our order. I would like two regular coffees,I said with anticipation to the young woman behind the counter. The thing that makes a man a man is that he always knows what he wants. It is that confidence that separates the men from the boys. The young woman looked at me,snapped her chewing gum several times and said in a monotone, Marvelous,you want espresso or cappuccino? No,Miss,I replied as cool and sophisticated as any gentleman you will e ver meet. No,Miss. We just want two plain coffees. She looked at me as only a waitress behind a counter can and rattled off names I have never heard before. As best I could understand, they were flavors or kinds of espresso coffee. Finally,when she took a breath I jumped in and said with all the confidence I could muster without compromising my good nature, No,Miss. I dont want any espresso,just a regular cup of coffee. Exactly,she said with a falsetto smile. Most people enjoy our cappuccinos. What kind of cappuccino would you like.Then she rattled off an endless list of cappuccino flavors,most I had never heard of before. About this time,the caffeine deficiency began seeping into my attitude. I think that somewhere in our constitution is the right to order regular coffee at a price that does not compromise the mortgage on my home. Young lady,I said as calmly as possible under the circumstances,listen to me very carefully. I want coffee. Not espresso. Not cappuccino. Just two cups of plain,regular,good old American coffee. Oh,she said in a burst of enlightenment. You want coffee. Why didnt you say so in the first place? There is no satisfaction more fulfilling than finally getting through and arriving at a common understanding. Now,she said in a confidential tone,what flavor coffee do you want? Columbian,French Vanilla, Cinnamon,Chocolate Mint, Swiss Mocha . . There is only one place I know where I can get exactly what I need. Jesus put it this way; And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name,that will I do,that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my name,I will do it(John 14:13-14 KJV). If you need anything from the Lord,just ask. The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 352-687-4240 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. The church web site is www.whatafellowship.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Just a plain cup of coffee, please Guest Column Rev. James L. Snyder Courtesy photo The Highlands County community is invited to a performance by the Alleluia Ringers at the First Presbyterian Church 117 North Oak Ave., Lake Placid on Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m. Dr. Benhnke, bell choir director, is Professor of Music at Concordia University in Mequon, Wisc. where he teaches organ and directs The Alleluia Ringers, Concordias touring handbell choir. He has directed this choir for 25 years and performed at First Presbyterian Church this past January with an organ concert. Dr. Behnke is also a frequent organ recitalist, handbell clinician and festival director. He enjoys composing and arranging having over 200 handbell, choral, and organ compositions in print with 19 different publishers in the United States, Germany, and Taiwan. A complete works listing can be found online at www.johnbehnke.com/. Call the church at 465-2742 for details. Snapshots Alleluia Ringers at First Presbyterian Church Did you know that true believers are called The Bridein the New Testament? Did you also know that Jewish Wedding customs suggest that the Bride will be spared the Tribulation Period? Hi,my name is Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum from The Church of The Way and Id like a word with you. First lets establish,that Daniel 9:24-27 suggests a seven-year period of unprecedented horror upon this earth at the end of time. This goes hand in hand with Matthew 24 and Revelation 6-19. Look at the parallel: Jesus,called the Bridegroom,first pays the price for the Bride. The only acceptable price for the church was paid with Christs own blood. Next the Bridegroom goes and prepares a home for the Bride,usually on the land of his father. Listen to John 14:2-4:In my Fathers house are many rooms; if it were not so,I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am (NIV). After an unspecified time, the father sends the Bridegroom back to pick up the Bride. She keeps herself ready for she does not know the day or hour of the Bridegrooms return. When the Bridegroom comes,he picks up the groomsmen, who with lights and trumpet sound (1Thessalonians 4:16) quickly walk towards the Brides home. When she hears the sound of the trumpet,she slips on her wedding dress and comes down to meet the Bridegroom as he approaches. The Bridegroom then takes her back to the fathers house where they are secluded in a bridal chamber, called huppah,for seven days. While inside the chamber they consummate their marriage by entering into physical union for the first time. Then they come back out and join the wedding party and partake in the celebrations. The Jewish wedding model suggests that believers escape the seven years of tribulation by being picked up by Jesus just before literally all hell breaks loose here on earth. Not only does the Bible call Jesus the Bridegroom and the church the Bride,but it also describes in detail the Wedding and Wedding feast in heaven,away from the horrors of the tribulation, (Revelation 19:7-8). It only makes sense that the Bride of Christ is not exposed to being battered, bruised and tarnished for seven years of tribulation. Contrarily,it makes more sense that Jesus would return to rapture His Bride,the Church,before they are ravished by those judgments that are specifically intended for unbelievers. Yes,the stage is set for the second coming of Jesus! Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor of The Church of The Way in Sebring. He teaches An Evening in Bible Prophecy at Homers Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 7. No purchase is necessary. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. The church as the bride Guest Column Reinhold Buxbaum By WILL WEISSERT Associated PressAUSTIN,Texas God forgives people for their oops momentseven if the American electorate does not,failed Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry said Wednesday at a breakfast to celebrate the National Day of Prayer. The Texas governor famously muttered oopsduring a presidential debate when he couldnt remember the third federal department hed promised to eliminate if elected. It has become one of the campaigns signature moments. Every one of us has oops momentsevery dayPerry told hundreds of faithful packed into an Austin hotel ballroom. America may not forgive you for it,Perry said,drawing laughter and applause. But God will. Perry is an evangelical Christian and often attends prayer gatherings. A week before officially beginning his run for president in August,he hosted a national day of prayer that drew 30,000 to a Houston arena. Perry has kept a relatively low profile since dropping out of the presidential race two days before the South Carolina primary in January. But he is in his element at religious events and it showed Wednesday,with the relaxed and self-effacing governor playing to a sympathetic crowd that frequently interrupted him with cries of Amen! His speech kicked off state celebrations of the National Day of Prayer a day early. The annual event,held on the first Thursday of May,attracts people of all faiths who pray for the country. It was created in 1952 by a resolution in Congress,and signed into law by President Harry Truman. Perry says God forgives people for their oops moments Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876


C M Y K By DAVID GERMAIN AP Movie WriterWhat would Edgar Allan Poe be doing if he were alive today? Clawing at the inside of his coffin,desperate to get at the people who used and abused his ingenious,diabolical tales as the basis for the pile of cinematic bird poo that is The Raven. Like carrion feeders themselves,the filmmakers peck and gnash at Poes stories to fill out a plot that sounds sort of cool in concept a serial killer using the authors fiction as a blueprint for ghastly murders but is featherheaded in execution. John Cusack makes a terrible Poe,the somber role as one of literatures great tortured souls spotlighting his limitations as an actor (and perhaps consigning to premature burial the far better casting possibility of Robert Downey Jr. ever getting to play Poe,a part in which hes been interested for years; Hollywoods not likely to resurrect the author again as long as The Ravenremains freshly fetid in peoples minds). With his little goatee and his black cape,Cusack vaguely looks the part,but hes a lightweight voice too whiny,mannerisms too exaggerated,cadence too reedy to bring alive the movies frequent passages of Poes lyrical writing. Other than some stylishly gothic visuals crafted by director James McTeigue (V for Vendetta),The Ravenis an unimaginative mess whose superficial appropriations of Poes devilish yarns are deeply unworthy of the author. An introductory sequence establishes Cusacks Poe as a garden-variety drunk, scruffy,squabbling,egomaniacal and perpetually penniless. Yet his popular stories of the macabre and his darkly romantic poetry keep him in favor with the ladies of Baltimore society. Particularly,with beautiful heiress Emily Hamilton (Alice Eve),whom Poe hopes to marry,over the dead body of her disapproving dad (Brendan Gleeson, always good for some entertaining bluster,even in a perfunctory role here). Screenwriters Hannah Shakespeare and Ben Livingston then pull a Saw on Poe,taking that modern torture-porn franchises idea of savage gamesmanship by a serial killer and imposing it on poor Edgar. Baltimore police detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans) enlists Poe to consult on a double homicide after recognizing it as a copycat of the authors The Murders in the Rue Morgue.Soon,theyre faced with a pile of corpses dispatched in methods borrowed from The Pit and the Pendulum,The Cask of Amontilladoand other Poe stories,the taunting killer forcing the author to play along to end the slaying spree. The Ravenreinforces how fiendishly clever Poe was. The premises of his stories still resonate as a source of our modern collective nightmares and as an endless source for Hollywood to plagiarize in contemporary horror tales. Yet Poes stories also highlight how lame a reimagining McTeigue and his collaborators have come up with. Rather than taking Poes ideas and running wild,the filmmakers wring nothing more than a few moments of gore from them. They add no suspense or scares to Poes images, apply no originality to his plot devices. When The Ravenfinally gets around to revealing its mastermind,the bad guy is like an after-thought,as if the filmmakers suddenly realized they needed to unmask the killer and cast the first mildly menacing actor who walked through the door. The Ravenoffers up one of the dullest mass murderers ever. There are obvious comparisons between The R avenand Downeys Sherlock Holmesfranchise,which gave a makeover to Arthur Conan Doyles great detective. Poes mysteries were a precursor to those of Conan Doyle,who perfected the genre. It would be nice if Hollywood could return the favor,if some of the spirit of dumb fun of the new Holmes flicks might rub off on The Raven. But its just a bore; quoth the raven,Go see something else. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, May 4, 2012Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 5/4/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 7 7 3 3 Dear Abby: I am a professional ornithologist (bird expert) with a substantial record of accomplishments books, scientific papers, blog,website, consultant work, etc. My hometown has held a bird festival for more than a decade and each year it features a main speaker at the dinner. My expertise and experience far outshine that of any of the speakers they have invited by a considerable margin. I am well-known in town,but have not been asked to speak. I talked to the festival board members,and they say I havent been deliberately excluded,but they didnt give me any reason why I have been ignored. Theres no history of bad feelings,but Im starting to develop some now. It feels like a personal and professional snub. How do I respond? Unappreciated in California Dear Unappreciated: Y oure not alone with this dilemma. To paraphrase a v erse from the Bible (which also sounds like Rodney Dangerfield),A prophet is without honor in his own hometown. Because the festival board members have been made aware that you are qualified and would like to be a speaker,its time to step back. Make other plans for when the festival is held. Its possible your absence may make their hearts grow fonder. However,if it doesnt,at least you wont be sitting at home and brooding. (Sorry,I couldnt resist.) Dear Abby: When my husband and I have a private argument,he shares our problems with our 11year-old daughter when I am not around. Later,she will tell me she sides with him about our argument. I feel my husband should not involve our daughter in our disagreements. It makes me feel betrayed. How should I deal with this issue? Violated in New Jersey Dear Violated: You married a man who appears to be manipulative and not above using your daughter to get to you.I agree he shouldnt discuss your disagreements with her not because its a betrayal,but because its unfair that she is being put in the middle. Because there are problems the two of you cant resolve,they should be talked out with a licensed marriage counselor,not a child. If your husband refuses to go,you definitely should go without him. Dear Abby:We love our son-in-law,Chip,but not his family. Family gettogethers are very strained because they drink a lot. Chips brother has given beer to his 3-year-old and no one says anything. I f ind it appalling and a form of child abuse. Chips brother is a know-it-all, sarcastic and rude. I am worried about my grandson spending any time with them. My daughter has also made her concerns known to Chip,but nothing changes. Should I stay out of this? Teetotaling Grandma Dear Grandma: Much as you might wish to,neither you nor your daughter is going to change the behavior of a belligerent drunk,which Chips brother appears to be. Because alcohol impairs his judgment to the extent that hes giving liquor to his 3-year-old and the childs mother allows it, someone should contact child protective services and ask what can be done. I recommend that you do it soon,because giving alcohol to a minor is not only against the law,but could make the child sick or create a dependency. Y our grandson should never be around his aunt and uncle unless there is strict supervision. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Bird man excluded from town festival tries not to squawk DIVERSIONS Dear Abby Courtesy of Larry Horricks/MCT John Cusack stars in Relativity Media's gothic thriller The Raven. Quoth The Raven, what a bore Movie Review The Raven Rating: R (bloody violence and grisly images) Running time: 110 minutes Review: (of 4) NEW YORK (AP) Usain Bolt could be defending his Olympic 200-meter title on a T hursday afternoon in the United States. Fans will be able to w atch the race live online for the first time during this summers London G ames,but what theyll see is very different from t he tape-delayed,primetime package that will still air a few hours later. NBC executives decided to shift from their longtime p hilosophy and make every event available as it happens,convinced that the plan will build interest in the Olympics and not s iphon off viewership from the traditional nightly b roadcasts. That means the Internet streams will be fairly minimalistic,a move a imed at tempting fans to re-watch the competition i n a more stylized presentation on the network that evening. Youll be able to live the moment,said Rick Cordella,the vice president and general manager for NBC Sports Digital. The online coverage will use the world feed instead of NBC camera angles. Thats what viewers in many smaller countries see o n their local networks,so the production is high q uality,if less specialized than Americans are used to f or the Olympics. There will be basic graphics and, for some popular sports, announcers from the Olympic Broadcasting S ervices. Cordella said he didnt know yet which commentators would call high-profile events like track, s wimming and gymnastics for the OBS. And if Bolt wins in another world record,fans will have to wait until prime time to see a post-race interview. Its not infringing upon prime time,Cordella said. NBCOlympics.com streamed many smaller sports live during the 2008 Beijing Olympics for a total of 2,200 hours,but the big-ticket events were held back. This year,more than 3,500 hours will be shown on the website. For the top sports,replays will not be available online until after the event airs in prime time. The service will include extra feeds for certain sports fans can watch each apparatus in its entirety during gymnastics and up to five courts for tennis. Most of the Internet streams will be available only to viewers who subscribe to cable or satellite services. They will need to authenticate,log in to prove they are customers. The TV Everywhere model has become popular with many networks as a way to allow viewers to watch programs on multiple devices while encouraging them to stick with cable and satellite providers. Cordella said he believed viewers were becoming more familiar with the process. Social media has proliferated since Beijing,and NBC is counting on buzz from viewers who watch events live to attract others to prime-time broadcasts. Fans can watch every Olympic event live online Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN


C M Y K LIVING 12B PAGE News-Sun Friday, May 4, 2012 There was an idea to bring together a remarkable group of people to fight the battles we never could. Nick Fury, director of S.H.I.E.L.D.Earth is under attack. The planets only chance of survival lies in a collection of uniquely gifted individuals,gathered together by Nick Fury,director of the international peacekeeping agency S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention Enforcement Logistics Division),as a part of his Avengers Initiative.Although the members of the initiative are indeed powerful,will they be enough to thwart the forces threatening global destruction? Audiences will find out May 4,as The Avengershits movie screens across the United States. To prepare you for the first of this years summer blockbusters,we offer this dossier to acquaint you with members of the Avengers team and Marvel Studiosbox office track record. Eric Goodwin,McClatchy-TribuneThe Avengersis the latest in a line of successful independent productions by Marvel Studios,* all of which have done well at the box office and with movie reviewers. *Note:This list excludes Marvel Studiosco-productions, such as 2008s Punisher:War Zone,2009s X-Men Origins:Wolverine,2011s X-Men:First Class,and 2012s Ghost Rider:Spirit of Vengeance.Prepare for the seasons first blockbuster,The Avengers Iron Man(2008)Worldwide gross:$585 millionProduction budget:$140 millionRotten Tomatoes rating:94% freshThe Incredible Hulk(2008)Worldwide gross:$263 millionProduction budget:$150 millionRotten Tomatoes rating:66% freshThor(2011)Worldwide gross:$449 millionProduction budget:$150 millionRotten Tomatoes rating:77% freshCaptain America:The First Avenger(2011)Worldwide gross:$368 millionProduction budget:$140 millionRotten Tomatoes rating:79% freshIron Man 2(2010)Worldwide gross:$623 millionProduction budget:$200 millionRotten Tomatoes rating:74% fresh NICK FURYAs the director of S.H.I.E.L.D.,global security is Furys (Samuel L. Jackson) primary concern. Its a responsibility someone in his position cant afford to take lightly. Preparation is paramount. So when S.H.I.E.L.D. intelligence becomes aware of an evil force threatening life on Earth,Fury assembles some of the most powerful beings on the planet to defend it.Superhuman abilities:None.When we last saw him:In Thor, Fury sought the aid of Dr. Erik Selvig in harnessing the Tesseract,an ancient cube-shaped artifact once owned by the Norse god,Odin that holds the potential for unlimited power. Unbeknownst to Fury,Selvig is under the mental influence of Loki,the Norse god of mischief.CAPTAIN AMERICAOnce a stereotypical 98-pound weakling,a combination of a secret serum and Vita Ray exposure transformed Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) into Captain America,the countrys one-and-only Super Soldier. Rogers used his newfound powers to battle Nazis during World War II. He crashed while on a mission over the Arctic,sacrificing himself to save the U.S. from a Nazi bombing raid,and was presumed dead. S.H.I.E.L.D agents revived him after a 70-year hibernation.Superhuman abilities:The Super Soldier serum gave Rogers peak human strength,agility and endurance.When we last saw him:In Captain America:The First Avenger,Nick Fury asks Rogers for his help in saving the world. IRON MANBillionaire industrialist Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) has it all. Wealth. Devilish charm. Genius-level intellect. And a high tech suit of armor that flies and shoots particle beams. As Iron Man,Stark has embraced the role of superhero. But for all his tremendous gifts,hes got some significant flaws. Hes narcissistic,at times self-destructive and not much of a team player.Superhuman abilities:None. The Iron Man armor,powered by Starks repulsor technology,provides its wearer superhuman strength,flight and protection. It features a bevy of offensive weapons including mini-missiles and plasma bolts. An advanced artificial intelligence program,JARVIS,assists Stark in piloting the suit.When we last saw him:In Iron Man 2,Stark was told he w as too unstable to be a part of Nick Furys Avengers Initiative and would instead serve as a consultant.THORThor (Chris Hemsworth),the Norse god of thunder,was banished from the mystical realm of Asgard because of his excessive pride. He is stripped of his powers and sent to Earth. While in exile,Thor learns compassion, defending the people that befriended him on Earth from a threat sent from Asgard by his evil brother Loki. His powers restored,Thor is humbled by his experience and is changed for the better.Superhuman abilities:Due to his Asgardian physiology,Thor possesses superhuman strength,speed,stamina and reflexes. Wielding Mjolnir,an enchanted hammer given to him by Odin,allows him to generate lightning,tornado-class winds and small scale earthquakes.When we last saw him:Thors final battle with Loki destroyed the Bifrost Bridge,the transdimensional portal that connected Asgard to Earth.HULKIn a freak accident,scientist Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) gets irradiated with gamma rays and transforms into an enormous,green-skinned,unstoppable beast nicknamed the Hulk. As he struggles to control his typically anger-triggered Hulk transformations, Banner finds himself on the run from U.S. military officials who want to use his blood to create an army of super soldiers. If the Hulk could be controlled,it could be a valuable asset in Earths defense.Superhuman abilities:As the Hulk,Banner possesses superhuman strength that increases as his adrenaline level rises. The Hulks skin is remarkably tough and able to withstand bullets. The Hulks endurance,speed and healing abilities also are at superhuman levels.When we last saw him:At the conclusion of The Incredible Hulk,Banner is living in seclusion,working on ways to control his transformation into the Hulk.BLACK WIDOWBeautiful and deadly Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) is a master spy working for S.H.I.E.L.D. Also a skilled assassin,marksman and hand-to-hand combatant,Black Widow is armed with several specialized weapons,including wrist-mounted blasters that emit electrostatic bolts,nicknamed widow stings,to incapacitate opponents.Superhuman abilities:None.When we last saw her:In Iron Man 2,Romanoff posed as Tony Starks personal assistant to assess his worthiness to become a part of Nick Furys Avengers Initiative and helped Stark take down the villainous Ivan Vanko,aka Whiplash. HAWKEYETop S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner),codename Hawkeye,is an expert archer with a quiver stocked with speciality arrows to fit any situation.Superhuman abilities:None.When we last saw him:In a sniper turret at a temporary research facility S.H.I.E.L.D. erected around the crash site of the enchanted hammer,Mjolnir,in Thor.Barton had the exiled Thor in his sights as the banished god attempted to reclaim his weapon.SOURCES:MARVEL.COM/AVENGERS_MOVIE, HTTP://IRONMANMOVIE.MARVEL.COM/ SOURCES: BOX OFFICE MOJO, COMIC BOOK RESOURCES, ROTTEN TOMATOES.COM