The news-sun
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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
Physical Description: v. : ill. ;
Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 06-24-2012
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
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Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lake Placid (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Avon Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Highlands County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Lake Placid
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
Coordinates: 27.495556 x -81.444444 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING It was an outdoor lovers mini-paradise Saturday as the first day of the Everything Outdoors Expo Presented by Spurlows Outdoor Outfitters kicked off at the Highlands County Fair Convention Center. Visitors from all over Central Florida roamed the booths of vendors lined in the Center looking at interesting and handy merchandise. Everything from camouflage to airboats, NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, June 24, 2012 www.newssun.com Volume 93/Number 79 | 75 cents www.newssun .com HighLow 84 76Complete Forecast PAGE 8A Showers and thunderstorms Forecast Question: Do you agree with President Obamas granting amnesty to certain illegal aliens? Next question: Should those who failed to report Jerry Sanduskys abuses face jail time? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries James Lobbestael Age 73, Sebring Obituaries, Page 6A Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 Online: www.newssun.com Yes 18.7% No 81.3% 099099401007 Total votes: 134 Arts & Entertainment3B Books 6B Business 1C Classifieds 3C Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle2B Dear Abby 2B Editorial & Opinion3A Family Life 8B Horoscope 2B Lottery Numbers2A Movies 7B Movie Times 2B Outdoors 5B Sports 1D Sports On TV 2D Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 8 8 7 7 By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING The mission behind Tuesday evenings review of rezoning presented to the Sebring City Council was to make Harder Hall more marketable, according Planning and Zoning Director Jim Polatty. A list of the proposed rezones and amendments revealed 18 properties that P&Z have recommended to city staff for changes. The rezones are intended to achieve easier redevelopment around Harder Hall, future development plans and to simplify the zoning codes. The purpose of this is to market Harder Hall, Polatty explained Thursday morning. Polatty also described the proposed rezones as taking care of city issues. The majority of the 16 proposed amen dments were given the go-ahead by council members (excluding Scott Stanley who was not present during Tuesdays meeting). Acouple of plans however did raise an eyebrow or two during discussions. I envision a push-back from the property owners on this one, council member John Clark said regarding the fourth proposed rezone. Polatty and P&Zs plan to rezone existing residential homes between 3200 and 3292 Golfview Road would allow light commercial in the area according to the proposed plan. Rezoning aimed at Harder Hall sale JON CUNNINGHAM/Sun-Times Media Four of the five newly united siblings met for the first time at Midway Airport in Chicago last Saturday. (From left) Carmen Andrea, Lois Baumann, Kathy Brooks and Rick Stadel. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comAVON PARK It was a week filled with hugs and laughter for Lois Baumann, a local pre-kindergarten teachers assistant. Baumann recently discovered her four siblings after six decades of not even knowing they existed. Baumann used her newly gained birth certificate to track down the names of her biological parents, Katherine and Jack. Both birth parents are deceased, however, she was able to track down her four siblings. Baumann flew to Chicago last Saturday to meet her siblings after a months worth of phone conversations and getting to know one another. The last to arrive at the Midway Airport, Baumann was greeted by smiling faces and cameras. They all waited for me at the airport. I cant even explain it; it was all so nice, Baumann said. Following her arrival at t he airport, Baumann and her sibReunion with newly discovered family has local woman on cloud nine See REUNION, page 5A See REZONING, page 5A News-Sun file Increasing the marketability of Harder Hall is the goal of several proposed zoning changes in Sebring. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Incumbent school superintendent Wally Cox is running for re-election. He has served three terms. Cox has deep roots in Highlands County. His great-grandfather was the first clerk of the court. His grandmother, mother and children all graduated from Sebring High School, as did he. After graduating from Florida State University, Cox returned to Sebring taking a job with the school district in 1976, working in the finance, budgeting and accounting departments. Thirty-six years later Im still with the school district, he said, thats important to me. He grinned. Ive attended almost every school board meeting since 1976. In early 2000, when then superintendent Bill Farmer decided to retire, Cox chose to run for the position. I worked with five superintendents, he said, and looking at it from the day-to-day felt that most of their time was spent on the budget process. Cox seeking fourth bid as superintendent Wally Cox has served three terms as superintendent of schools. C ANDIDA TE P ROFILE See COX, page 6A Summer swingSertoma Junior Tour off and running SPORTS, 1DRoad safetyHelping seniors drive safer, longer LIVING, 1B Grilling on the goBeachs BBQ offers good food in a mobile venue BUSINESS, 1C Expo turns Convention Center into outdoor lovers paradise Everything Outdoors News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Joseph Keiber, 4, holds a special African species of the ball python Saturday morning, while Carsen Crisafulli, 5, looks on during the outdoor expo in Sebring. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS A view from atop Gabe Whites monster truck Saturday morning at the Everything Outdoors Expo at the Highlands County Fair Convention Center in Sebring. See OUTDOOR, page 4A


C M Y K Buddys Buddies plans adoption eventSEBRING Buddys Buddies Animal Rescue will be holding Keeping Pets Off The Streets, an adoption and fundraising event at Under Pressure Sports from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 5627 U.S. 27 North. Dogs of all sizes and ages will be available for adoption and a silent auction will also be held. For more details or for volunteer opportunities, call Buddys Buddies at 257-4228.Orchid Society will meet MondaySEBRING The Orchid Society of Highlands County will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday. This months meeting will be at the Bert Harris Jr. Agricultural Center, 4509 George Blvd. The speaker for this month is Tom Aaron from Great Earth Nursery in Jacksonville. He will make a presentation on General Orchid Culture. Guests are always welcome and knowledge of orchids is not necessary to attend. For more information, contact Loretta Thompson at 3827924, by e-mail at oshc9@aol.com or go to the website http://orchidsocietyhighlands.org/.Meeting features theatre updateSEBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency will host its next monthly Whats Up Downtown? meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at GBs Formal Wear, 207 Circle Park Drive. Kevin Roberts, CEO of the Champion for Children Foundation, will provide a By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Memorial E lementary School teacher Marie Daniels couldnt have b een more proud as she told members of the school board that art projects created by t hree of her students Dylan Thomas (who is b lind), Cameron Nacino and Jessica Garay had artwork selected for a statewide e xhibit at the University of South Florida student education department. The students took part in a special program provided by V SAFlorida, the state organization on arts and disability. According to its website, the VSAartist in residency program fosters opportunities f or all students, including those with disabilities, to s uccessfully learn life skills through the arts. Daniels explained that beginning last March Florida artist Richard Bond spend five weeks with her students working on three separate art p rojects. First the children were shown how to create patterns using primary and secondary colors. Each student painted his or her pattern. Then they worked as a group combining their individual patterning effort into a group collage. They created a tree and a house. Finally they worked with paper mache, each making a frog. Daniels said she tied-in the frog project with the science curriculum so the students learned about the life cycle of frogs. Dylan, Cameron and Jessicas individual patterning projects were selected for the exhibition. Ina comment on the VSA site Bond wrote about Dylan: Working in the visual arts with a student who was sight limited was a challenge, but after I got to know him the projects worked very well with him. Daniels is not surprised. My kids are super, she said. She believes her students are successful because, I try not to restrict my teaching to their handicap. I base it on the ability of the student. VSAwas founded in 1981 and is a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Page 2ANews-SunSunday, June 24, 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 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; below lottery social security; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; above lottery nursing; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 0 0 9 9 June 20 4820243543x:4Next jackpot $3 millionJune 16 5715304648x:2 June 13 1221424549x:3 June 22 410132130 June 21 14162122 June 20 216172831 June 19 1315222728 June 22 (n) 9456 June 22 (d) 9428 June 21 (n) 7635 June 21 (d) 7206 June 22(n) 524 June 22 (d) 665 June 19(n) 114 June 19 (d) 678 June 22 112331446 June 19 162128384 June 15 2226374213 June 12 618323811 June 20 1117295657 PB: 14Next jackpot $60 millionJune 16 814151627 PB: 26 June 13 1710143357 PB: 18 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 Calling all businesses, groups, organizations, clubs and citizens. This is for you and open to all to celebrate and join in the Centennial Parade, with the theme Living the Legacy. Showcase your business, group, club or organization during the one and only Sebring Centennial Parade on Oct. 15. After the parade route ends there will be a Centennial Party on the Circle with food, fun and more. Street closures are from 3-10 p.m., and after the parade the streets will stay closed for the party. There will be food vendors and tables and chairs will be in the streets to sit, eat and enjoy the community as we celebrate Sebrings 100th birthday. Tobys Clowns will be there for the little ones and California Toe Jam Band will take the stage and have us all dancing in the streets. The awards for best float and best costume of the period will be presented on stage as well. With an entry fee of only $25, you can be a part of history and be a vital part of the community as we celebrate 100 years of Sebring. The parade is limited to 100 entries and entry forms are accepted from all over Florida. If 100 entries are returned prior to the deadline of Oct. 1st, no further entries will be accepted. We already have quite a few great float ideas coming in, from the OlSouth Parrot Head Club to Sebring Elks Lodge 1529, to 27 Degrees North Fine Cakes and Pastriesto ERAAdvantage Realty and more. There is also a boat parade on beautiful Lake Jackson scheduled for Oct. 19. Participants are now being accepted for that as well, and the entry fee for the boat parade is just $10. Spectators will have use of City Pier Beach to watch the boats line up and ride by to be judged for the best boat. Entry forms for both parades are available now. Call or email the contacts below and ask for yours today. Mayor George Hensley urges all citizens, groups, clubs, societies and businesses to join in the celebration. The Centennial Planning Committee will meet at 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 5. The public is invited and encouraged to attend the meeting held at the Jack Stroup (Sebring) Civic Center, 355 West Center Ave., in Sebring. Centennial parade entry forms are now available In the Sunday, June 17 edition a story appeared regarding the latest unemployment rates. The agency of reporting authority should have been Heartland Workforce, Region 19. The News-Sun apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused an appreciates the opportunity to set the record straight. Correction Centennial Notebook See CENTENNIAL, 6A Courtesy photo Dylan Thomas, who is blind and a student at Memorial Elementary School, works on a patterning project during a special residency artist program last March. He was among three students whose work was picked for an exhibit at USF. Courtesy photo Jessica Garay works on a collage project in Marie Daniels class at Memorial Elementary School. She is one of three students whose work was selected for an art exhibit. Courtesy photo Cameron Nacino gets help from Richard Bond, a Florida artist who spent five weeks creating art projects with disabled students. They are making a frog out of paper mache. Camerons work was selected for an art exhibit. 3 elementary students paint the town Special to the News-SunSheriff Susan Benton says now is the time to register for the improved Florida Do Not Call List. Administered by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, this program bans unsolicited telemarketing calls to residential, mobile and paging telephone numbers. The most recent improvement in the program is the elimination of the annual fee. Your residential and/or cell phone number will be listed for five years at no charge. This only takes a few minutes on the internet and is sure worth a peaceful family dinner without a telemarketer calling. I did it myself and it is easy, Benton said in a press release. If you do not have access at home to a computer, check with a neighbor, go to the library, or come by the sheriffs office and we will help you out. Phone numbers are added to the registry quarterly. For example, persons who signed up for this program prior to May 25 will be added to the list on July 1. The next batch of numbers will be added on Oct. 1 and must be submitted by Aug. 25. According to the Department of Agricultures website (www.freshfromflorida.com) consumers can sign up at www.800helpfla.com or by calling 1-800-HELP-FLA (1-800-435-7352) or 1-800FL-AYUDA(1-800-3529832) for Spanish speaking callers. Unfortunately Florida law does not prohibit charities or political groups from making telephone solicitations. Sales calls from companies that you have done business with in the past are also exempt from the law. Despite these limitations, the Department of Agriculture reports that almost 100,000 Floridians registered over 220,000 phone numbers by the end of May. With these additions almost 300,000 phone numbers will be on Floridas Do Not Call list as of July 1. For more information on Floridas Do Not Call list please visit the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services website (www.freshfromflorida.com). Do Not Call List is now free COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 6A


C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 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 www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012Page 3A Seven years ago in May, I traveled to the Oregon Coast. My purpose? A short story writing workshop, conducted by Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Gardner Dozois. I went to this workshop armed with nothing more than a few Star Trek stories, a fantasy story Id thrown together for the occasion and a burning desire to write fiction. Good fiction. The week was an eyeopener. I was with 12 other writers, all in a house that where we shared two bathrooms and a kitchen. I knew no one before coming here. I had never been to Lincoln City. Some people in Florida probably thought I was crazy for going. But Id come to realize that writing was my passion. To be able to tell a story that affected others, to play in other worlds, to create something no one else could I wanted to do this. I wanted to do it well. The workshop promised to help me achieve those goals. So, even though it might have been crazy, I went. Besides, I never claimed to be sane in the first place. I came out of that workshop with a number of things: Some writing tools I didnt even know existed at the time. Confidence that yes, while I had a ways to go, I had it in me to be that great writer I wanted to be. And relationships that continue to this day. Fast forward seven years. I have been to the Oregon Coast many, many times. It has become familiar to me. Ive lost count on the number of workshops Ive been a part of. My writing has grown. No longer am I that trembling woman whose fiction writing was barely readable. Im not saying that my writing is perfect, but it is far, far better than those first attempts all that time ago. And as I type this I am back in Lincoln City. I have been here since last Saturday attending, again, a short story workshop. Some things havent changed. Kris is still teaching this class. Like last time, we were required to read a large number of short stories. The emphasis of the class is still on craft and how to take your writing up to the next level. We still work hard. Sleep gets sacrificed in the name of getting work done. It is now mid-week and several of us are not sure of our names, much less anything else. This is considered normal. I admit I still tremble a little when my work is evaluated, but my skin has grown thicker over the years. And I still have things to learn and Im still gaining new tools. This hasnt changed. Other things are different. There is no more workshop house. Instead, were put up in a wonderful hotel called the Anchor. This means I have my own bathroom, a decided advantage. We meet at a new place called WMG Publications. Its a great place to hang out if youre a bookworm like I am. Right now Im sitting here in the classroom typing this up while were on a break. Books and wifi. Im a happy camper. And of course Im not the same person I was seven years ago. Im somewhat older and hopefully a little wiser. And as I said earlier, I am a better writer than I was before. I will leave here this weekend grateful for what Ive experienced. And I will be back for more. If that makes me crazy, so be it. Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady@ embarqmail.com Visit her website at www.laurahware.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the staff of the NewsSun. Bookends Lauras Look Laura Ware 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. To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. 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 All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as any community leader or government official, so consider this a personal invitation to get your two cents in. Florida Hospital contributes to countys healthEditor: Wed like to recognize Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center for its vision and support of the Heartland Triathlon, which was held this past Fathers Day weekend. Seven years ago, Florida Hospital signed on as the title sponsor for our event whose goal is to provide the highest quality Sprint Triathlon possible for our athletes, volunteers, guests, sponsors, and community. The mission of Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center and its affiliates is to serve our community by providing quality health care services and promoting wellness and healthful living. One of the strongly held principles Florida Hospital lives by is a Focus on Community Wellness Wecommit time, talent and financial support to educate our neighbors in the principles of illness prevention and healthful living. We recall the health and fitness landscape in Highlands County prior to the Heartland Triathlon. At that time, it was rare to see someone walking on the sidewalk around Lake Jackson, let alone riding a bike or jogging. At that time, there was no biking/jogging/walking trail from the YMCAto Highlands Hammock State Park. Back then, Chet Brojek and Cherie Starr hosted the very few 5K run/walk events in the community. During those first few years, there was a tremendous buzz surrounding the Heartland Triathlon. Hundreds of locals got off the couch and began exercising. Upon finishing their first triathlon, most were hookedafter seeing the dramatic improvement in their quality of life due to being healthier and more fit. Positive word of mouth rapidly spread when there had been an obvious positive change in someones life. This positive word of mouth continues today as dozens and dozens of first-time locals again challenged themselves to complete the 2012 event. Today, seven short years later, the health and fitness landscape of Highlands County has dramatically changed, in a very positive way. Not a day goes by when we dont see walkers, joggers, and cyclists on the sidewalk around Lake Jackson. The trail from the YMCAto Highlands Hammock State Park gets used every day. There is a 5K run/walk event nearly every weekend somewhere within Highlands County. In addition to the health/fitness aspect of these 5K events, proceeds from nearly all of them go to a charitable cause. Over the past several years, Highlands County has added several fitness center and personal training options to include: Golds Gym, Fitness Together, Anytime Fitness, and a renovated YMCA, along with Florida Hospitals 24-Hour Fitness Center in Lake Placid. Franchises like these are now able to flourish in Highlands County due to the increased demand/awareness of the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In 2007, the Heartland Triathlon added a kids event so children ages 515 could join in the fun while supporting the same health and fitness values of the adult event. Today, the event is host to the USATFlorida Regional Youth Championships. In addition, there is now a local youth triathlon team as well as a kids race series. Many have offered the opinion that the Heartland Triathlon was the stimulus for the very positive and obvious health and fitness trend that has taken place in our county over the past seven years. There is no question it has been a significant contributor to the healthier landscape that now exists in Highlands County and for that we want to again recognize Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center for its continued support as title sponsor. Today, the Heartland Triathlon has grown to the point where it is acknowledged as one of the premier Sprint Triathlons in Florida. Today world and national champion athletes visit our county each June. Today, our hotels and restaurants are packed with out of town guests every Fathers Day weekend. Aside from the obvious very positive economic impact the Heartland Triathlon brings to our community, the health and wellness impact on our local community has been immeasurable. Thank you again Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center. Heartland Triathlon Team The Good, the Bad and the UglyEditor: Highlands County in the news: Rick Helms (dont know him); Christina Anderson (heard great things and she even brought a new business here); Roberta Peck (shes for the arts); Jeff Roth and Kevin Roberts (what can we say?); Tourist Development Council; Darryl Scott; Aaron Doty; Jonathan Rodriquez and Kenneth Felipe; Judge Ritenour; Judge Susan Barber Flood (great woman); Fred Leavitt (really trying); All of us. Basically most of us all want the same thing: Peace; Change for the better (who decides what is better?); Fulfillment and the chance to do good, making a difference; Love; Understanding from others and to others, to be heard as ourselves; Less judgment against ourselves by ourselves and others; Justice; To lose a few pounds; Wisdom and acceptance. I guess our county is a small example of a big world trying to do our best and having success and failure simultaneously. Gail Leavitt Sebring And the public should be included in the process. The Sebring council r ecently decided to withdraw from the hiring committee in the search for a Community Redevelopment Agency director. The motivations for doing so are a topic of anothe r discussion, but the fact remains they should be at the t able to protect those they serve. To protect and to serve s hould be a motto on not only the side of police cars, but on e very desk at every city hall and county office. We are in no way trying to argue that the CRAis not capable, just that everyone should be at the table when the decision is made. Every group involved should participate in the process in order to bring out the full representation from different viewpoints. Participating, not dominating, in the hiring process for an administrator is crucial to insuring the elected officials are doing what they can to protect the taxpayer. By removing itself, the city council is removing the public input it represents. It is showing it does not want to be an active part of the hiring process of a top official who will be paid for with taxpayer money the council is assigned to oversee. Not actively spend, in this instance, but oversee. The public is being left out of the discussion when their representatives walk away from the table. At the county level, the question of who will sit in the county administrator seat is also being discussed, but in this case, the public has been told by the board chair they are not invited to participate. Again, the reasons are not the topic of discussion at this point. What is clear is the fact that the public pays for the salary of the county administrator with their own sweat and hard-earned tax money, but they are getting no say in the process. Just because the county administrator is hired and fired by just five votes on the board, we cannot overlook the fact that job is also part of the public trust. Just like in Sebring, although for different reasons, the public is not guaranteed their say in the selection of the directors and employees. Whoever sits in that administrative seat is the not the boards employee, but the publics employee. All we ask is that all the agencies work together in the spirit of public trust. Come now, let us reason together. Come now, let us reason together When it comes to making decisions about hiring local government administrators, everyone should be at the same table and have the same agenda.


C M Y K Page 4ANews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012www.newssun.com WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 4 4 1 1 coolers to fishing rods were set up for guests to enjoy a nd hopefully purchase. Vendors from all over the l ocal community as well as the state demonstrated and sold items to eager customers. One of the largest vendors at the Expo, the local Home Depot, even had a station d edicated to the little builders and handymen. The Home Depot Kids W orkshop booth was a hit, drawing in handfuls of little b oys and girls creating their own tool boxes, shelves and o ther items Saturday morni ng. Other vendors included Huntn Jewels, Lake June W est, Spurlows, Klines C ustom Airboats and much m ore. Huntn Jewels is owned and operated by Deborah Durrance out of Lake Placid and features custom wildlife and game jewelry, access ories and decor. This is my first year h ere, said Durrance. I have people who come who want personalized jewelry, so t hats what we are trying to c reate for her. Huntn Jewelsdecorative and festive booth features wildlife decor and camo attire especially for the ladies who enjoy the great o utdoors. The Expo features numero us raffles including barbecue grills, air boat tours, party passes and a grand p rize of a Hoyt Carbon Fiber B ow. I heard about it and have never been before so we came out. Its our first time here. We arent really looking for anything but if somet hing jumps out at us well buy it, said Sebring resident Eric Keiber. Keiber and his young son, Joseph, were busy enjoying the different booths throughout the Expo. Other guests, like 3-yearold Lillie Martinez and her mother and grandparents, came for a specific item and purpose. Were from Kissimmee. I heard about this on the radio so we drove down today. W eve been looking for a camper and thought we could maybe find one here. Shes here for the kids camo contest, said Martinezs mother. George White, president of the Highlands County Fair Association, was pleased with the first days turnout. This is our second year, we have more quality vendors...Its hard to tell if theres more here than last year, but tomorrow is the second day of it so well see, said White. The Everything Outdoors Expo will continue from 10 a.m.4 p.m. today Entry fee is $5 per person, children 12 and under are free (parking is also free). For more information, visit www.hcfcc.net/. Continued from page 1A News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Huntn Jewels Owner Deborah Durrance of Lake Placid shows some of her handmade jewelry to Holly Quave of Arcadia on Saturday during the Everything Outdoors Expo in Sebring. The two-day event ends today at 4 p.m. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Lillie Martinez of Kissimmee finds a cozy spot Saturday in the wheel well of a monster truck on display during the Everything Outdoors Expo in Sebring. Outdoors Expo continues today CHICAGO (AP) Chicago-area parents thought their pit bull was to blame when they heard their 18-month-old daughter crying and discovered one of her fingertips had been severed. T urns out, the culprit was a piranha the family kept in an aquarium. Doctors determined the bite wasnt from a dog after the girl was rushed to a hospital by ambulance Tuesday night. Cook County Sheriffs Department spokesman Frank Bilecki tells the Chicago Tribune the girls father cut open one of two piranhas and found the fingertip. He says doctors tried to reattach the fingertip, but he didnt know if they were successful. He didnt immediately respond to messages left Saturday by The Associated Press, and a hospital spokesman couldnt provide the information. Bilecki says the parents were distraught and arent facing charges. Pet piranha bites off toddlers fingertip Your Daily PaperDelivered the same way for the past 85 years. rrs\022\53\022sEBRINGf&,\023


C M Y K The Associated PressAjury took less than two days to find Jerry Sandusky guilty of 45 of 48 counts of child sexual abuse, but the judge will need substantially more time to decide his punishment. Judge John Cleland ordered a pre-sentencing report, which will take anywhere from one to two months to complete. During that time, Sandusky will be examined by the state Sexual Offenders Assessment Board to decide if he should be treated as a sexually violent predator, and prosecutors could ask the judge for a hearing. The judge determines whether someone is a sexually violent predator it carries stiffer reporting and treatment requirements once someone is out of prison and can use information from the boards investigation in a sentencing decision. If hes sentenced to state prison which appears to be certain in this case then Sandusky will be transferred to Camp Hill, in south-central Pennsylvania, which has 3,000 to 4,000 inmates, about 1,000 of whom are held temporarily for classification. New inmates are put through a battery of medical, dental, psychiatric, psychological, vocational and educational testing, according to Department of Corrections spokeswoman Sue Bensinger, who spoke generally about a male inmate convicted in Centre County and not of Sanduskys case in particular. He would then be placed in a state prison. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012Page 5A MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; summer camps; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 7 7 6 6 1 1 MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 11.25"; 10.5"; Process color; process, right side only p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 4 4 4 4 l ings gathered at the home of her brother for a family reunion. The siblings spent their time getting to know each other and their families t hroughout the week. I never thought that this c ould happen. It is so weird that we found each other, Baumann said. Though the siblings were brought together after years o f not knowing their birth mother, they didnt spend a whole lot of time in the past. We dont know why she gave us up, Baumann said. Its OK. The three of us that got adopted, we all went to really good homes. I have m y mother and father; they raised me. Carmen and Angelo have their mother and father. The siblings discovered e ach others baby photos, grandchildren and even a bit o f heritage. Its weird seeing people that look like you that youre just getting to know ... I had one of my baby photos with me. I saw one of Kathys and we look so much alike. We all have dark hair and dark eyes being of Italian background and I found out Im also part Portuguese, Baumann said. The Portuguese heritage comes from Baumanns birth father, Jack; her birth mother, Katherine, was half Italian and half Sicilian, according to Baumann. We really didnt talk too much about that (parents). We spent our time together in the present, Baumann said. As for the future, Baumann plans to keep in touch with Rick, Kathleen, Angelo and Carmen and the siblings all plan to visit one another frequently. Kathy is flying back in to Chicago in July. Rick has a summer home down here over in Bradenton, so I will get to visit with him and his wife there and Ill see them a bit. Weve already made plans for everyone to come here next Christmas. Im on cloud nine, Baumann said. Baumann made an enormous amount of new memories with a family shes always wondered about. The trip was more than Baumann, or her siblings, couldve ever dreamed of and she is happy how everything fell into place. My favorite moment was at the airport when I was walking through baggage claim. It felt like I was walking for about nine hours, then I saw them. Seeing each other for the first time, that was just such a very special moment. Ill never forget it, Baumann said. Continued from page 1A JON CUNNINGHAM/Sun-Times Media Lois Baumann (right) is overwhelemed with excitement as she meets her siblings for the first time at Midway Airport in Chicago last Saturday. Reunion unites family Two other properties were not immediately accepted by council Harder Hall Golf Course and Hidden Beach. The proposed rezone would, if approved, change the zoning from MUQD (Mixed Use Quality Development) to an R-1 (Residential 1) zoning and the comprehensive plan from recreation to a medium density plan. The county owns the southern part of the course, the last 10 or 11 holes, and has it zoned as R-1 so that is what P&Z picked, Polatty said during the meeting T uesday. The Hidden Beach proposal would retain the public zoning of the area but change the comp plan from medium density residential to recreation. The idea is that if we were ever to redevelop that, maybe we should leave it as medium density and then rezone it ... the zoning has been public there for a while, Polatty said. That one was given to the city, and so was Crescent Beach, council president John Griffin added. To be used as recreation, am I right? asked Clark. Council members finished the list of proposals, quickly giving nods for the go-ahead to the remaining rezones and comp plan changes. The goal is to get rid of MUQD zoning, which may be impossible, but that is the goal, Polatty said. Council members vot ed unanimously to instruct staff to continue with the plans. We will have to hold public hearings on these ... youre just instructing staff to go forward with the amendments, City Attorney Bob Swaine said. P&Z will review the items again before bringing the information back to council. Continued from page 1A Rezoning goal is marketing Harder Hall for city to sell Whats next for Jerry Sandusky?


C M Y K He added that he was encouraged by friends and coworkers to run. I prayed over the decision, he said. Im not going to say (my wife Tricia Cox) was delighted. I will tell you I love it. Its not an ego thing. We have wonderful teachers and staff, its a joy to go to work. The last few years have been challenging. Weve lost $18 million (in funding) over the last five years. Weve not cut direct services to students, but it has impacted teachers who are doing more with less. Im astounded at how well they do. They do mission work, thats what they do. I cant thank them enough. We have positioned ourselves well for 2012-2013, he said, adding the budget will balance. There will be very few changes. Cox said while he did not want to cut salaries or jobs, he has had to cut 225 positions. He did most of that through attrition. Last year it impacted my wife (a media specialist) when we had to cut media specialists from 17 to six. What Cox takes the greatest pride in, however, is how students are doing better over the last 12 years. He ticked off the districts improvements: advanced academics, the Career Academy, the International Baccalaureate program, keeping abreast with new technology in the classroom, and adding remedial resources. Many of the improvements, like the IB program and advanced academics, couldnt have happened without community support and leadership, he said. Im more an enabler, my staff does the work. I believe weve done some remarkable things. Among new challenges, Cox said, is the states revision of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test and its scoring; the states mandate for teacher and principal evaluations; and the cost of phasing in e-books and upgrading computers not just for students, but in the business office as well. Funding will continue to be a problem. I think it would be difficult for a new person to step into this, he said. I know whats been cut. I know what first to put back. Id like to see us through this cycle over the next few years, then leave it with somebody who can take it to the next level. presentation regarding the status and plans for the Champion for Children Circle Theatre. These monthly Whats Up Downtown? meetings are open to the public. Anyone who has an interest in Downtown Sebring is encouraged to attend. The mission of the CRAis to bring about the economic revitalization of an established target area. For more information, visit www.DowntownSebring.org.Shrine Ladies play BuncoAVON PARK The public is invited (men, too) to play Bunco at the Highlands Shrine Club, 2604 State Road 17 South, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The event is open to new or experienced players; cost is $3 per person. Call 471-2425 for information.Canady to talk disaster preparednessLAKE PLACID Scott Canady, director of Highlands County Emergency Management, will present a program on Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church Social Hall on how to prepare for a hurricane, tornado or wildfire. All are welcome to attend and learn what to put in a survival kit, how to keep water and food safe without electricity, where are pet friendly motels and much more on storms. Also how to protect your home from a wildfire. The program is at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church, 3380 Placid View Drive.Night Nite comes to Dream BigLAKE PLACID Lake Placid Memorial Library presents the 2012 Florida Library Youth Reading Program Dream Big: Read, for ages 5-13. The next program is Night Nite on Wednesday. Wear pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal. All programs, except STARLAB, are at 1:30 p.m. Call the library for STARLAB programs time. The Lake Placid Memorial Library is at 205 W. Interlake Blvd.; phone number is 6993705.Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK Combat Veterans, Memorial VFWPost 9853 will have NASCAR on the screen at 2 p.m. today. Music by McGannon from 5-8 p.m. Friday. Karaoke from 5-8 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 452-9853. LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Moose Lodge 2374 will host music with Bama Jam and have NASCAR on the screen today. Call for times. Moose Riders meet at 7 p.m. Monday. Music with BobKat from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, with Franke on Thursday, Blues Hounds on Friday and Tom McGannon from Saturday. For information, call 465-0131. The Veterans of Foreign Wars 3880 in Lake Placid, will host Ladies Auxiliary bingo at 2 p.m.; with early bird at 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, June 30. For information, call 699-5444. SEBRING The VFWPost 4300 will host Commander Frans Final Deck Party from 2-4 p.m. today with a Caribbean Hoe Down and music by Frank E and Gary Oliver. Karaoke from 5-8 p.m. today with BilDi. Music with Frank E from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Gary Oliver from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. Friday and 6-9 p.m. Saturday. For details, call 385-8902. The Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 Wacky Wednesday will feature music by Frank E. from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is $3 (dinner for $6.50). Dinner before/during dance on Friday for $11. To only dance, cost is $3; enjoy dancing to Too Smooth from 6:30-9:30 p.m. For more information, call 471-3557. Continued from page 2A Page 6ANews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012www.newssun.com DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 4 9 9 AFFORDABLE CARE-C/O VALASSIS; 3.639"; 8"; Black; IO28069 main p/u 6/10; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 0 0 6 6 Stephenson Nelson ****; 7.444"; 5"; Black; veterans ad; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 4 4 0 0 Ifyou would like to sponsor the event of your choice during the main f ocus week in October, just let us know which one you want. The events include the downtown bed race, Centennial parade and after p arty, Community Church Service, the Mayors street dance and setting of the time capsule and the boat parade. Sponsorship levels are as follows: platinum, $2,500; g old, $1,000; silver, $500; bronze, $250; and patron, $25-$250. Each sponsorship level comes with variable amounts of recognition and more. Thanks to the wonderful sponsors that are helping to assure the success of the Centennial Celebration and their support of our community. Remember to stop by the Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce to get your hat, T-shirt, grocery tote bag, bumper sticker, tumbler or lapel pin, all sporting the Centennial logo. For more information call 863-6555554, email events@Sebring100.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SebringCentennia l, or Sebring100.com/. Thanks to the News-Sun for the opportunity to help us keep everyone informed on Sebrings Centennial Celebration. Reference this article every Sunday and you wont miss a thing! Jen Brown is a member of the Sebring Centennial Committee. Continued from page 2A COMMUNITYBRIEFS Centennial parade entry forms here Continued from page 1A JAMES LEON LOBBESTAEL James Leon Lobbestael, 73, of Sebring, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Sebring. He was born Oct. 31, 1938, to Alexander J. and Helen M. (Burrell) Lobbestael in Ypsilanti, Mich. and went to a Cherry Hill, Mich. two-room schoolhouse during his elementary years that Henry Ford had built. He attended Roosevelt School in Ypsilanti and transferred to Plymouth School in Plymouth, Mich., then attended Staunton Military Academy in Staunton, Va., graduating in 1957. He attended Eastern Michigan College for one year before starting classes with Ford Motor Company for draftsman. He worked for Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Mich. for 30 years as draftsman in EEE building, retiring and moving to Sebring in 1989. He played hockey, baseball, softball, golf and bowling throughout his life, but golf was his interest during his retirement. He was a member and past president at Pinecrest Golf and Country Club in Avon Park and played in Golfweek Seniors tournaments around the state of Florida He is survived by his wife of 41 year s, Donna Lobbestael of Sebring; son, David G. Lobbestael and wife Tony, grandson, James and granddaughter, Jordan of Summerfield, S.C. and sister, Joanne Hildinger, of Ann Arbor, Mich. He was preceded in death by his brother, David Lobbestael. In honoring his wishes, there will be n o services. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Hope Hospice, 4840 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, FL33872. Arrangements have been entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida 33870 863-385-0125 www.stephensonnelsonfh.com OBITUARIES Cox says hes ready for challenges LAKE BUENAVISTA (AP) Republican Sen. M arco Rubio scolded politicians from both parties Friday for using illegal immigration as a political tool rather than finding comp romise on a difficult, divisive issue. He accused both sides of not being willing to make serious attempts to solve the i ssue because its easier to raise money and win votes if left unsolved. I have seen people take the legitimate concerns about illegal immigration and turn i t into panic, and turn that panic into fear and anger and t urn that anger into votes and money. I have also seen people go in the other direction. A nyone who disagrees with their ideas on illegal immig ration is anti-immigrant and anti-Hispanic. Thats ridiculous, Rubio said at the National Association of Latino Elected and A ppointed Officials annual conference. As an example, Rubio mentioned his own efforts to seek support for a proposal that would allow young illegal immigrants to remain in the country under certain conditions. It was Rubios attempt to find a compromise on the DREAM Act, formally the Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act. Earlier this month, President Barack Obama said his administration will not deport young illegal immigrants the same people that would have been helped under the Rubio proposal. But Rubio said when he first proposed his idea, Democrats immediately dismissed it. I was accused of supporting a DREAM Act without a dream. Of course, a few months later the president takes a similar idea and implements it through executive action and now its the greatest idea in the world. I dont care who gets the creditI dont but it exposes the fact that this issue is all about politics to some people. Not just Democrats, Republicans too, Rubio said. He said the only way the issue will be resolved is if both sides admit its complicated and look at it as a human, rather than political, issue. Yes, it is a law and order issue, but its also a human issue. These are real people. These are human beings who have children and hopes and dreams. These are people that are doing what virtually any of us would do if our children were hungry. Rubio calls for compromise on immigration reforms Marco Rubio No bond for exprincipal charged in stabbingsLEALMAN (AP) Aformer school principal accused of killing two people during a rampage has been denied bond. Anthony Giancola made his first court appearance Saturday, when a judge refused to grant him bond. The 45-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder and other counts. Authorities say he went on a drugor alcohol-induced rampage on Friday, killing two people. Officials say Giancola stabbed several people, crashed his car into a crowded porch and then attacked a couple at a motel. In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096


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C M Y K LIVING B SECTION News-Sun Sunday, June 24, 2012 Evaluateyourdriving. While most seniors are experienced drivers,its important to take time to consider ones driving healthand habits. For instance,how frequently do you wear a seatbelt? Do you use your signal and check for nearby traffic before changing lanes?Doestrafficcauseyoutofeelanxious?Whenwas the last time you had an eye exam? You can take a Driver 65 Plus self-assessment at www.SeniorDriving.AAA.com to get a clear picture of just how good your driving skills really are,and youll also get suggestions for improving your driving. Beawareofhowagingaffectsdrivinghabits.From hearing and vision loss,to mental fitness and reaction time,seniors may not notice the gradual differences that can impact their driving ability. For instance,by age 60,your eyes need three times the amount of light to see properly as they do for people 20 years old,which means its more difficult to see at night. Likewise,one-third of Americans suffer from hearing loss by age 65. This can pose a problem,as senior drivers may be unable to hear high-pitched noises such as emergency response vehicles while on the road. Reaction times can be slower for seniors as well. But preventative measures can go a long way.When following other vehicles,seniors should increase the distance between their car and the car in front of them,to allow more time to react to sudden braking.Eliminating distractions in the vehicle and avoiding heavy traffic can also help seniors identify emergency sirens,and avoiding driving at night is another safer option for seniors. Findtherightfit.With the wide array of vehicles offering all sorts of convenience features,seniors may not realize that their car may not be optimally adjusted to fit them. For example,sitting too close to the steering wheel can interfere with steeringand cause fatigue,as well as injury,should the airbag deploy during a collision.Make sure you have at least 10 to 12 inches between your chest and the steering wheel.When seated properly, you should be able to see the ground in front of your car within 12 to 15 feet and 1 1/2 car widths left and right.Visit www.car-fit.org to assess the safety of your vehicle,find the proper seat and mirror adjustments and more. Takearefresher course.No matter how many years a driver has been on the road,a refresher course can help reinforce the basics such as identifying road signs,as well as provide information on updated driving rules and new vehicle technologies. Talkwithyour doctorandpharmacist.Ensure that the medications you take both prescription and over-the-counter will not impair your ability to drive safely. In addition,make sure all your medications go through one pharmacy,so the pharmacists on staff can better assess any potential drug interactions. To help older drivers and their families deal with driving and mobility challenges related to aging,AAA has launched a new website (www.SeniorDriving.AAA.com) to make a comprehensive suite of tools and resources available at the click of a button. From an Ask-the-Expert feature to Roadwise Review an online screening tool that measures functional abilities (like vision and reaction time) linked to crash risk and more,all of the features are free to site visitors. The site also offers links and resources to help families find other means of transportation when their loved one is no longer able to drive safely. Top5driving tipsforseniors1. Prepare for a drive by adjusting your mirrors and seat to ensure you can see properly. Always wear a seatbelt. 2. Eliminate distractions,such as the car radio,which can interfere with your ability to hear emergency response vehicle sirens and other important sounds. 3. Avoid driving in bad weather, heavy traffic or at night. 4. Making left-hand turns can be difficult for people with limited vision. Avoid left-hand turns at intersections with signals by making three right hand turns around the block when possible. 5. Manage slower reaction times by increasing the amount of space between your vehicle and the car in front of you, allowing for more time to react to sudden braking. FAMILY FEATURES Since January 2011,nearly 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day,joining the fastest growing age group in the nation. According to a recent American Automobile Association (AAA) survey of that booming population,nearly half of seniors worry about losing their freedom and mobility when the time comes for them to transition from driver to passenger. From understanding how vision changes can affect ones ability to drive at night,to researching the effects certain medications can have on ones driving ability,its important to get the facts about driving for seniors. Use these tips from AAA to help ensure you and your family members are driving safely: Adjust your mirrors and seat to ensure you can see properl y. Always wear a seatbelt. TipsforfamilymembersIf youre concerned about the safety of a senior family member,look to resources such as their doctor or your local DMV,that can help identify their capacity to drive,and find transportation resources to help them man age daily needs:If your family member has received two traffic citations,warnings or been involved in two collisions or near misseswithin a two year period,it may be time to look for other forms of transportation. Make sure your family member speaks with their doctor and pharmacist about prescription and over-the-counter medications that may impair their ability to drive safely.Talk with family members,friends and neighbors about organizing a car pool to help seniors who need rides find transportation. Look to local public and supplemental transportation options as well. Read more about assessing your family members ability to drive,as well as where to find alternative transportation,at www.SeniorDriving.AAA.com


C M Y K Dear Abby: I have set the guest list for my Fourth of July party. A few people I entertained last year will not be invited back this summer. Perhaps theyll recognize themselves when they read the following list: (1) You arrived emptyhanded. (2) You arrived early and stayed late. (3) You never reciprocated. Its OK if you dont entertain in your home,but how about a restaurant,bar or cafe? (4) You complained about what I served. (5) You solicited free advice from other guests who are legal or medical professionals. No guest in my home should have to work. (If you need a doctor or a lawyer,call their office during the week to make an appointment.) (6) You raided our liquor cabinet without permission. (7) You complained about how bad the traffic was getting here. Abby,thanks for the forum. San Francisco Hostess Dear Hostess: Hmmm. So you have been entertaining a collection of complaining moochers. I dont blame you for paring down your guest list. Im sure it will make your Fourth of July parties more enjoyable and less stressful in the future. Dear Abby: My mother-inlaw,Lisa,is 50 and married to husband No. 5. Ill call him Steve.He is 38. (Lisas son is 31.) The problem isnt the age difference. Its the fact that her husband refuses to hold a steady job. Steve is often between jobsfor six to eight months at a crack. Lisa had a job with the same company for 28 years and has a very nice income. My husband and I are sick of seeing Steve mooching off his mom. He drives around in a new truck,dresses well,has a nice place to live and anything else he wants all at my mother-in-laws expense. Abby,she retired recently, and Steve is spending her retirement money faster than its coming in. What can we do to get rid of this bum? Bummed Out in Georgia Dear Bummed Out:There is nothing you can do. After five husbands,Lisa knows what she wants. She wants a companion and is willing to pay the price. Its her money,and she has a right to spend it any way she wishes. Im sorry,but not as sorry as she will be when her money runs out and Steve latches onto another meal ticket. Dear Abby: My parents will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary this summer. I know this is a huge deal for them,and Id like to do something really nice. I have been considering throwing them a party because they were never able to have a real wedding reception. It would probably include a guest list of about 150. However,because I am a fulltime college student,my funds are limited. I want to do something my parents will like,but I dont know how Ill pay for it. What could I do that will be nice, but not require me to take out a loan? Amy in Tennessee Dear Amy: Under no circumstances should you take out a loan in order to give your parents an anniversary party you cant afford. Figure out how many people you can afford to entertain within your budget or just take your parents out for a nice dinner. I am positive that whatever you do for them they will deeply appreciate. 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. Page 2BNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012www.newssun.com FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 7 7 5 5 3 3 DIVERSIONS NOVELTIESBy JOEL D. LAFARGUE ACROSS 1 Pay to see cards 5 He played Senator Vinick on "The West Wing" 9 "Ma! 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Its even more fun to be the surprise! Our 7-year-old grandson, Jonathon,had just said to his Mommy and Daddy,I wish we could go to Grammas and Pop-Pops for spring break. With that a knock came at the door and Daddy said, I think you should answer that Jonathon. Not usually the one sent to answer the door he looked at his dad with puzz lement. However,his incredulous look of delight when he saw us on the other side was beyond description. Gramma and PopPop!??! He looked back at his parents for a brief moment before falling into our arms for a tight hug. Then we heard 3-year-old Hayleys delighted exclamation as she ran for our embraces. Thats when our son told us about Jonathons recent wish. Though he didnt get to make the trip to our house,we were the main ingredient in his desire to travel. And there we were! When our hearts desires are right and please God, our wishes develop wings and fly to Gods ears as prayers. I believe this is what happened for Jonathon. God didnt exactly give him the trip (which would have been impossible for his parents at that time),but he gave him us. In essence, this is a lesson in knowing that though we may not always know how God will answer; he will answer. And his answer will surprise and delight us. However,we often try to manipulate the circumstances ourselves. We want to be in control and may even get pretty far in our attempts to fulfill our aspirations. However,it is pretty certain that when we take matters into our own hands we will encounter fretting and unwanted anxiety. But,if we are really seeking God first and his best for our lives,then we need to do only that which we sense him directing us to doand leave the rest with him. In Psalm 37:1-7,NKJV, we read that we are not to fret,nor be envious; but rather to Trust in the Lord, and do gooddelight yourself also in the Lord,and He shall give you the desires of your heart. The verses go on to encourage us to commit our ways to the Lord and rest in Him. The most difficult part of the verse is wait patiently for Him. When we do,though, Gods rest will be the certainty we have in him that he will come throughwhile we remain breathlessly expectant of how he may choose to surprise us.Selah Jan Merop is a News-Sun correspondent. Surprise, surprise! Pause And Consider Jan Merop Metro ServicesAries (March 21-April 20) Aries,you could find yourself daydreaming this w eek,which will only make an important decision even harder to make. You need to focus,or the week will be wasted. Taurus (April 21-May 21) Common sense may be what you use to operate, Taurus,but this week a little imagination and spontaneity could be the secret to achieving great success in the next few days. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Be careful with whom you share your goals, Gemini. While there just may be a few copycats who want to steal your thunder, you could find a promotion is stolen away as well. Cancer (June 22-July 22) Cancer,explore new ways of doing things this week,especially in your professional life. There's always room to grow and a new perspective might make things easier. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Leo,be careful of a misstep when you move into new territory. Dont leak information before you have fully developed the ideas,or things could get tricky. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) Cosmic fog is clouding your reality,Virgo. It is unlikely you will be able to make a sound decision,so it is best to wait a while before tackling difficult or life-altering projects. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Libra,there is no time for daydreaming right now. Theres simply too much to get done. Start on small tasks and build up to the larger ones. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Sometimes the best growth comes from not knowing where youre heading,Scorpio. While you may want to have a game plan,let creative energy drive you instead. Sagittarius (Nov. 23Dec. 21) Sagittarius, though right now you can probably get away with saying whatever comes into your mind,its better to stick to the subject at hand. Censor yourself a little. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Capricorn,a fear of failure may override your ambition. Dont let these feelings compromise your plan for doing something new and different. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) Aquarius,it can be a little challenging to figure out what is bothering you, but be patient. The truth will be revealed in due time. Focus on something else. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Pisces,you may have some unfinished business to complete,but it wont get done right away. Focus on the task at hand. Famous birthdaysJune 24 Sherry Stringfield,actress,45; June 25 Ricky Gervais, comedian,51; June 26 Derek Jeter,athlete,38; June 27 Lorrie Morgan, singer,53; June 28 John Cusack,actor,48; June 29 Gary Busey,actor,68; June 30 Michael Phelps,athlete,27. Cosmic fog is clouding Virgos reality this week Horoscope July Fourth hostess thinks some guests have fizzled Dear Abby ATLANTA (AP) Four decades ago,the movie Deliveranceintroduced the lush north Georgia mountains to the world. Though many in the region still bristle at the movies portrayal of locals as uneducated hillbillies,the film helped create the $20 million rafting and outdoor sports industry along the Chattooga River,which splits Georgia and South Carolina. Several movies have filmed in the area this year because of the natural beauty showcased in Deliverance,including next years Killing Seasonwith Robert DeNiro and John Travolta. This weekend,communities along the Chattooga are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movies release with the first-ever Chattooga River Festival,even though some locals are unhappy with the idea of reminding the world of the areas connection to the movie. Its one of those cases where some good comes out of most everything,said Stan Darnell,chairman of the Rabun County,Ga., board of commissioners. Ga., SC mountains mark Deliverance anniversary


C M Y K By SUE MANNING Associated PressLOS ANGELES Have you seen this dog? Its a mutt mischievous, medium-sized,scruffy and street-smart with soulful e yes. Comfortable as hero or underdog,yet likely to be a stray. Must be a fast learner, able to charm millions and willing to work for food. Brandon Camp,whose father created Benjinearly 40 years ago,and veteran movie trainer Mark Forbes have set out to find a new Benji in a nationwide search t hat includes online tools and sites that werent around w hen the first four Benjis were discovered. A Facebook page ( http://www.facebook.com/b enjithemovie) has been set u p so pet owners and shelter staffs can post pictures and videos of dogs they think could be the next Benji. Camp and Forbes will s cour photos of pets from shelters and rescues across t he country,along with sites like petfinder.com and adoptapet.com. Forbes said he w as personally visiting every shelter within 75 miles of L os Angeles,where he is general manager and head trainer at Birds and Animals U nlimited. The original 1974 movie Benjiis about a stray who h elps save two kidnapped children. It was written,produced, directed and financed by Camps father,Joe Camp. When he couldnt find a distributor,he and his wife,the l ate Carolyn Camp,decided to do it themselves. There would be four sequels,several TV specials, a Saturday morning TV series,a syndicated comic strip and all kinds of merc handizing deals. More than 73 million people would see Benjiat theaters and more than a billion people around the world watch it on television. Millions of DVDs would be sold. The original Benji was Higgins,adopted in the early 1960s from the Burbank Animal Shelter by late animal trainer Frank Inn. Higgins played Dog in the television series Petticoat Junctionfor several years. At the age of 14,he became Benji. The second Benji was Higginsdaughter,the third was a distant relative and the fourth was adopted from the Humane Society of South Mississippi. I only have snapshot memories of the original, said Brandon Camp,who was just 3 years old when Benjicame out. The second Benji is the one I grew up with and traveled with and knew and loved. The dog was so much a part of his life,he was nicknamed Benji at school. The two of them were constantly on the go from White House Easter egg hunts to morning shows,late shows and show-and-tells. I missed most of my first grade because I was traveling around with Benji,said Camp,who directed Love Happens. When he was 6 or 7, Camp went to New York so Benji could ride a float in the Macys parade,where thousands of people were trying to get close to see him. It was the first time I realized what kind of star he was,he remembers. Camp said the new movie will stay true to the heart of the original Benji. Parents and grandparents will recognize the spirit of Benji,he said. He was always a mutt and will always be a mutt. He is the everydog. But can a sequel be as good as the original? Besides millions of Benji fans making comparisons, Camp is aware his father, who now lives in Tennessee, will be watching,too. The irony is he doesnt have to say a thing. I hear his voice constantly in my head. If I screw this up,I have to look him in the eye, he said. Dad doesnt seem concerned. His script is fantastic and I have no doubt that he will discover and be directing the best Benji ever,Joe Camp said. A Benji movie nearly four decades after the original has two main things going for it, said David Brokaw,a veteran Los Angeles publicist, personal manager and dog lover. First,the fans will span those decades,from kids to grandparents. Secondly,its about a dog. I dont think theres anything bigger right now,Brokaw said. Camp says he will know instantly when he looks int o the right dogs eyes. Forbes said hell need to spend a little time with the dog to judge its temperament. Forbes is used to animals Hes done Dalmatians, Dr. Doolittle,Marley and Me,We Bought a Zoo, Mr. Poppers Penguins, Evan Almightyand Zookeeper. There will be backup Benjis,but no stunt double s, the men said. The actors havent been cast for the movie yet,but Walden Media (The Chronicles of Narniaseries) is producing the film. Forbes has watched the original Benjifour or fiv e times. Hes looking for a dog that can perform a sad scene so that the viewer cries. The dog must be athletic,fearless,outgoing and happy to please with goofy traits. When Forbes finds a movie dog at a shelter,he makes sure the dog has a home when fame fades. On e of the dogs in his own backyard is Cole,who was also known as The Shaggy Dog and Tim Allen in 2006. Camp and Forbes also hope happy endings extend beyond their own backyard s. When a dog stars in a movie, there is usually a rush to own a similar dog,Camp said. Hes hoping for a run on mutts. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012Page 3B church page; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 8 8 champion for children; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; champion for children; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 4 4 5 5 The search is on for a mutt who will become Benji MCT Joe Camp, shown with the 2002 incarnation of Benji, was the man who wrote and directed the original Benji movie. Now his son, Brandon Camp, is overseeing the search for a new Benji for an upcoming movie. ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Parents and grandparents will recognize the spirit of Benji. He was always a mutt and will always be a mutt. He is the everydog.BRANDON CAMP son of Benji creator Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun


C M Y K By LARRY LEVEY News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK Shes an a ward-winning,published author who writes because she must write. Sunny Serafinos most recent accomplishment has been the p ublication of Finding Amyby Double Edge Press,a Christian publishing company. A copy of her 12th novel now sits in a book rack on a s helf in her at-home office, surrounded by her 11 other p ublished novels and one memoir,with yet another novel in the works and two o r three under development. Talking about her writing c areer,she says,I grow with each book I write. I feel Finding Amyis my bestwritten book so far but I love them all. Like her other books, Finding Amyfollows the S erafino format. My major characters are always women. I write about courag eous women. Im familiar with their point of view. Finding Amy,she says, was a true labor of love and was,in part,based on fact. I l oved the story,the characters,the outcomes,even though at the start of the b ook I never expected the end that came about. The b ook took more time than any of my other novels,with a lot more research to be done with this book. Not that Im complaining. I love r esearching because its kind of like going back to school. You learn so much more than you ever need to. Research,she says, means learning about what you dont know.The comp uter is a wonderful source. Or say you need some medi cal information. I find some nurse friends to talk to. Sometimes I want the plot to go in a certain direction but the research says no. I have t o change my plot to accommodate the research. Serafino said people often ask her how she gets her ideas. Its my what ifsyndrome. Something will come to my attention and Ill say, What if that happened to me? How would I handle it? What would be important? And thats how I begin. How did she come up with the idea for Finding Amy? Something triggered me to the subject of children who run away. I didnt want someone who becomes a street person. I wanted a confused,only child who never knew her father and who wanted to express herself. She had just graduated high school,was a talented artist and planned on going to art school. She originally intended to come back home but circumstances change. How does she know if her writing is good or bad? I know somethings good if I like it myself. If I like it, I know my readers will like it. I know its bad if theres no flow. Flow means you come to the end of a chapter and you cant wait to start the next one. If it doesnt flow,youre fooling yourself if you dont change it. In my book,Secrets,I got to Chapter 21 and realized my male character was wrong and the plot was going in the wrong direction. He was too nice. He had to be much nastier. I had to rewrite every chapter. Except for her memoir, called Following Daddy, all of Serafinos books are novels. Those are my real love but sometimes I write short stories for a challenge and submit them to a writing contest. This way you learn how to tighten up your writing,to say it in fewer words. It makes much more of an impact. But they are more than just novels.Shes first and foremost a writer of Christian fiction,which means,no bad language, not overly violent,no explicit sex. Theres mention of God,but it doesnt have to be preachy. Its clean reading. And Christian writing has almost as many facets as other types of fiction,like historical fiction,action,suspense,romance,contemporary,young adult,childrens, with all types reflecting the theme of faith. Finding Amy,by the way,is categorized by the publisher as contemporary fiction. Not surprisingly,Serafino was an avid reader and writer as a youngster. I read even before starting school and in school I would often get extra credit for doing writing projects. Later,when I was working as a secretary,my bosses would tell me to go ahead and write their letters for them. But it was not until she retired and married her husband,Lenny,that she could find time to pursue her passion for writing and teaching. I try to write every day. Each novel,on the average, takes me eight or nine months to complete. Along with burning the midnight oil at her computer keyboard,Serafino leads a weekly writing critique group,at times teaches creative writing at South Florida Community College, leads a class on memoir writing,and is a professional speaker through Toastmasters. In the brief time shes been writing,Serafino has won five literary awards:one from the National League of American Pen Women and four from the Florida Writers Assocations Royal Palm Literary Award,including two in 2011 for Finding Amy,one as first place in Womens Fiction (then unpublished) and one as Book of the Year (then unpublished). Speaking of awards, Serafino was once asked on an authorswebsite,Is a story or a book special if it receives an award?She answered,Perhaps,but I like to think it was special because it reached the heart and soul of the reader; that there was something real, unique or compelling about the story and the characters which made it special. Finding Amyis available through the publisher (doubleedgepress.com),amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com,and on Kindle. Page 4BNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012www.newssun.com LAKE COUNTRY JEWELERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black plus three; process, main A; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 8 8 6 6 DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 6/3,10,17,24; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 CENTRAL SECURITY; 3.639"; 2"; Black plus three; process, ad #3; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 7 7 6 6 0 0 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT I write because I must write Sunny Serafino explores the writing life News-Sun photo by LARRY LEVEY Sunny Serafino has written 11 novels and a memoir. Her latest novel, Finding Amy, has been picked up by a Christian publishing company. Its my what if syndrome. Something will come to my attention and Ill say, What if that happened to me? How would I handle it? What would be important? And thats how I beginSUNNYSERAFINO local author The Associated PressYou may not aspire to the culinary theatrics performed by the wizards of modernist cuisine transparent ravioli? edible balloons? but your cooking probably still could benefit from a few lessons from their labs. And learning those lessons will get a lot easier this fall when food science becomes far more homefriendly. Riding the buzz of science-driven cooking shows and hot modernist chefs like Ferran Adria and Grant Achatz,publishers are releasing two books this fall that demystify the secrets of e veryday food science,such as searing meat,scrambling e ggs and measuring flour. The Science of Good Cooking,from the test kitchens of Cooks Illustrated magazine,joins f ifty basic concepts why salt makes meat juicy,why high heat develops flavor with 400 recipes that show you how to put those principles into practice. Meanwhile,Modernist Cuisine at Home,from the laboratory that produced Modernist Cuisine,a sixv olume encyclopedia of molecular gastronomy released last year,promises a bit more flair,urging home cooks to turn their blowtorches and meat injectors on comfy fare such as cheeseburgers and roast chicken. It used to be this obscure geeky thing,to talk about food science,says Jack Bishop,editorial director of Americas Test Kitchen, which publishes Cooks Illustrated. But now people see theres a real connection between that and the kind of cooking they do at home. Bishops goal is to harness this interest to create better cooks by putting the whybehind the how. Older,more experienced cooks may be using proper technique,but may have no idea why it works or where it comes from,he says. For young people,who may not have grown up watching someone cook,the concrete explanations will provide a foundation. Somebody whos been cooking a lifetime,like your grandmother,might have internalized these concepts and might have known intuitively that a roast will continue to cook when it comes out of the oven,he says. It helps you draw those connections that you might not intuitively see unless youve been cooking for 30 years. The book offers practical takeaways,like sidebars with small tips (a skillet works better than a wok for stir-fries) and techniques (sprinkle sugar on wet fish to encourage browning). Charts for cooking a roast thats truly rare or for how much your cup of flour should weigh also provide easy references. But if the levelheaded Yankees at the Boston-based test kitchen seek to educate, Modernist Cuisine at Homeauthor Nathan Myhrvold wants to titillate. He would have you turn your blowtorch on a steak or cook scrambled eggs sous vide,then deliver them as f anciful dollops through a whipping canister. Were living in a very exciting time for cooking because all these things are possible,Myhrvold says. And not just in a professional kitchen,which admittedly is where so-called modernist cuisine earned its credibility (as well as a fair amount of derision). Much of the equipment called for pressure cookers,meat tenderizers,whipping canisters is available in shopping malls or on the Internet. And many of the techniques are simple, Myhrvold says. And they produce better food. New books offer to bring the food science lab home Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155


C M Y K ARA ContentSummer days do not have to be lazy. Children may be used to action-packed schedules in school,but by stepping up their planning,families can enjoy outdoor activities that are engaging and help keep children active. Whether camping or simply exploring the park down the street,its important to plan ahead for summer fun,especially when it comes to sun protection. Alison Sweeney,host of NBCs The Biggest Loser and mother of two,says family routines do not have to be complicated.Sweeney has four practical tips for families as they gear up for outdoor fun this summer: Develop a sun-safe program for your family. Just like brushing your teeth before you go to bed,its important to teach your children to practice the proper sun safety habits before heading outside for some time in the sun. Any good routine includes the use of essentials such as broad spectrum sunscreen,sunglasses and a wide-brimmed hat. Time flies when you are enjoying the outdoors, but be sure you are making time to reapply sunscreen. Look for some new sun protection options that help simplify reapplication so that you can get back to having fun with your family more easily. I make sure we reapply every two hours or after towel drying,swimming or sweating,says Sweeney. My children love to be in the water. Choose the right sunscreen for your activities. Its so important to find a sunscreen that can keep up with the activities you have planned for the day,says Sweeney. Know when to break. Its important to take breaks and get out of the sun for a while,especially on hot days and between the peak sun hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. When its time to grab a snack with the family,find some shade and relax. For more summertime fun, Coppertone is teaming up with Sweeney to help find the next Little Miss Coppertone through Facebook. Parents and guardians can enter photos of their little girls ages 27 at www.facebook.com/ coppertone. Summer is almost here and we are already dealing with the uncomfortable s ting of mosquitoes. First of all,know that the males arent the enemy here; its the female who s ucks your blood. She must acquire the precious liquid to develop fertile eggs to make even more m osquitoes to bother us. And according to Jerry Butler,PhD,professor emeri tus at the University of Florida,One in 10 people are highly attractive to mosq uitoes.Who are these unfortunate folks that make u p the 1 percent? Studies have shown that people with certain genes are m ore attractive to mosquitoes than others. Mosquitoes a re apparently attracted to certain elements of body chemistry. According to Butler,People with high concentrations of steroids or c holesterol on their skin surface attract mosquitoes. That d oesnt necessarily mean that mosquitoes prey on people with higher overall levels o f cholesterol. These people simply may be more effic ient at processing cholesterol,the byproducts of which remain on the skins s urface. Entomologist John Edman, PhD states that,Mosquitoes also target people who produce excess amounts of cert ain acids,such as uric acid. These substances can trigger mosquitoes' sense of smell, luring them to land on unsuspecting victims. But t he process of attraction begins long before the landi ng. Mosquitoes can smell their dinner from an impress ive distance of up to 50 meters. This doesn't bode well for people who emit large quantities of carbon dioxide. Joe Conlon,PhD,technical advisor to the American Mosquito Control Association explains,Any type of carbon dioxide is a ttractive,even over a long distance. Larger people tend to give off more carbon dioxide,which is why mosquitoes typically prefer munching on adults to small children. Pregnant women are also at increased risk,as they produce a greater-than-normal amount of exhaled carbon dioxide. Movement and heat also attract mosquitoes. Whether you are one of the unfortunate one in ten or not,these pesky creatures are not going to go away. Mosquitoes are believed to have evolved around 170 million years ago with the earliest known fossils from 65-144 million years ago. Some ancestral mosquitoes were about three times the size of the present pests. F or the mosquito to complete its lifecycle,water is a necessary element. And we all know that there is an abundance of water in our state. Many species of mosquitoes lay their eggs on the w aters surface. The eggs may hatch within 24 to 48 hours. Once hatched,the larvae move up and down from the surface of the water. The larvae feed on microorganisms and organic material found in the water. About a week after hatching,the larvae change into the pupal stage. Once the female mosquito vacates her watery home,she begins to seek out a blood source. Once she has gorged on blood,she lays from 100 to 300 eggs. Each female may average 1,000 to 3,000 eggs within her short lifetime. The average life span of the female mosquito is from 3-100 days; the males is 10-20 days. There are about 200 species of mosquitoes in the United States and more than 2,500 worldwide. Their bodies are divided into three parts (head,thorax and abdomen) a hard exoskeleton,and six long,jointed legs. The mosquitos head is mostly eye. Each eye is made up of many tiny lenses forming two compound eyes. This type of eye allows for a very broad field of vision that easily detects movement. In addition,they have a straw-like proboscis and can only consume liquids. For the most part,mosquitoes do not venture far from home. They are not particularly strong flyers and generally travel at speeds of approximately one to one and a half miles per hour. Most mosquitoes remain within one mile of their breeding site. However,if carried by strong wind or if the female is seeking out a blood meal,the mosquito can travel further distances. They fly mostly in the cooler hours of the morning and e venings,preferring to stay in a cool place in the heat of the day. Because we do have the facts about these pesky creatures,there is much we can do to avoid their bite: Wear long pants and sleeves,socks and shoes when outdoors. Wear loose clothes made of tightly woven materials that keep mosquitoes away from the skin. Follow the labels instructions if using repellent. Repair or replace old and torn screens around the house Since mosquitoes breed in stagnant water,and can do so even in very small quantities,remove any possible breeding areas where mosquitoes could lay eggs. Drill holes in the bottom of containers that must be left outdoors. Keep your swimming pool aerated,cleaned and chlorinated,even if it is not being used. Keep your gutters clean to prevent standing water. Check under shrubbery and lawn coverings for hidden containers. Use landscaping to eliminate water that collects in low areas on your property. Mosquitoes can develop in any puddle that lasts more than 7-10 days during the summer. Repair any leaks from outdoor water pipes,joints or hoses. Replace washers on outdoor taps that drip. By taking a few moments to prepare your home and yard from being a mosquito breeding ground,you will have a much better chance of enjoying your outdoor summertime activities. And remember,aquatic birds, frogs,beetles,water bugs and dragonflies eat mosquito larvae,so you might want to keep those critters around. Corine Burgess is and Environmental Specialist for the Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department. Guest columns are the opinion o f the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012Page 5B Writing Contest; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 6/22,24,27,29; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 7 7 5 5 4 4 HIGHLANDS LITTLE THEATRE PP; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process july 4 contest banner; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 2 2 4 4 CROSSWORDSOLUTION Mosquitoes bite some people more than others OUTDOORS Courtesy photo Male mosquitoes feed on nectar but females need to find a blood source in order to develop fertile eggs. News From The W atershed Corine Burgess Tips for family fun in the sun


C M Y K Page 6BNews-SunSunday, June 24, 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 News-Sun at 3856155,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) 671-0390.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 4710924. 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:452-6556. 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., and evening 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:453-6986.Email: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvonPark, 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 y outh 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 3824301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always 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.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, 385-0752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open.Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road;6552610.Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 3861610.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 382-3695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., AvonPark, 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 Cornerstone Christian Church 1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825 (Saxon Hall in Reflection Community).Bill Raymond, Minister.Sunday, 10 a.m. Worship;Communion is available each week.Thursday, 7 p.m.Home Fellowship Group.Our goal is:Love Christ Love People.For more information call 453-7679 or 453-8929. Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S.27 on County Road 621), 4657065.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 3826676. 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.;Wednesdaystudies 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:385-0358 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 3821343.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 th e Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers.All are welcome t o 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:Don Smith.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. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.Jimmy Goins, pastor. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m.Bible class 9 a.m.Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m.All are invited to join us. For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website http://www.thelordsway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443.Minister:Kevin Patterson.Times of service are:Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of Avon Park, 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 Church Churches 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.) 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012Page 7B 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.Thursday: Holy Communion with healing service, 12:15 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 Church of the Way 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, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232.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 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. 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 10 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:Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:30 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.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 P astor 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.Email: faith@htn.net, Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Worship Service, 11 a.m. Summer Camp (middle school), 8 a.m.to 3 p.m.daily.Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Nursery available during worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. 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.salvationarmys ebring.com or call Major Bruce 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., Pastor. 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 Methodis t 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 By CHRISTY LEMIRE AP Movie CriticLOS ANGELES Brave comes out this week,Pixars first f eature with a strong female character at its center. And while its not among the animation powerhouses best films from a storytelling perspective,it is undeniably beautiful. A mong its more appealing visual elements is the wild mane of long, red curls on the head of Scottish princess Merida. So that got me thinking about o ther famous movie redheads. There are so many to choose from but I only get to pick five. Sorry,Carrot T op.Katharine HepburnThe classic redhead,even though it may not have been obvious in her e arly,black-and-white movies. Hepburns hair along with those s harp cheekbones,bright eyes and tall,athletic frame gave her an aura of patrician bearing and strength. In color films,the red locks magnified her fiery persona, c ontributed to the sense that she was not a woman to be trifled with. And even in later films like 1981s On Golden Pond,when her tresses had faded a bit,she still exuded an air of irreverence and unpredictability.Nicole KidmanWe see her as a blonde sometimes:on the red carpet for the Oscars,for example,or in her upcoming movie The Paperboy, for which she bleached her locks platinum. She switched to a medium-brown shade for the biopic Fur:An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus.But for the most part, Kidmans raven hair is a key component of her signature,statuesque look. In early films like Dead Calmand Days of Thunder,the prodigious nature of her red curls signaled the presence of someone f ierce and formidable. But shes also smoothed them out and tamed them to a softer strawberry shade for movies including To Die For.Woody AllenThey cant all be women,right? Hes 76 now and the years have understandably grayed him,as evidenced this week as he appears on screen in his latest movie,the ensemble comedy To Rome With Love.But in his earliest films,like 1971s Bananasand 1977s Annie Hall,the shaggy red hair combined with the eyeglasses,the demeanor and the delivery to create his trademark,neurotic persona. While red hair can seem so exciting on women,Allens contributed to the sensation that he was an underdog,someone you always want to root for to get out of a predicament or fall in love. Emma StoneA redhead on the rise. Yes,shes back to her natural blonde hair for her latest role as Gwen Stacy in next months The Amazing SpiderMan.But in the movies that put her on the map Superbad, Zombielandand especially Easy A,the high school comedy that made it clear shes destined for superstardom her red hair adds to her sly,subversive allure. More mature roles came along last year in two big movies:The Helpand Crazy Stupid Love.Her entire vibe suggests that shed just be a cool chick to hang out with,and a lot of that has to do with the intriguing contrast of her dark red hair and bright green eyes.Jessica RabbitOK,this is a bit of a cheat. So maybe shes not a realperson (although shes inspired countless real fantasies,not to mention naughty Halloween costumes). But I have to admit then when I started pondering the notion of movie redheads,this cartoon characters name is the first one that popped into my head. The femme fatale from Robert Zemeckis1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit,a groundbreaking mix of live-action and animation, simply oozes sex appeal,especially as voiced by Kathleen Turner. Crucial to her look is her long mane of wavy,red tresses,which cascade down all the right places on her curvy frame. Think of any other examples? Share them with AP Movie Critic Christy Lemire through Twitter: http://twitter.com/christylemire. In honor of Brave, 5 great movie redheads MOVIES Nicole Kidman Katharine Hepburn


C M Y K By LEANNE ITALIE Associated PressN EW YORK Hey,Mr. Mom. Whats up,Workaholic? Whether they say it out loud or acknowledge it at all, t hat work-home divide traditionally reserved for the Mommy Wars can also rear between dads who go off to the office every day and the k ind in the trenches with the kids. There are bound to be rifts,given the growing league of dads staying home at least part-time. But do the p aths of work dads and home dads intertwine e nough to make them care quite so deeply as the ladies? How exactly are they perc eived,not by researchers or journalists,but by each o ther? To be a stay-at-home dad requires a lot of confidence in who you are,said Paxton Helms,41,in Washington, D .C. He became one about four y ears ago,when his daughter was 3 months old. A son followed and he now takes partt ime contracts as an international development consulta nt,with flexible hours. His wife also works part-time. The strangest thing that ever happened to me as a (stay-at-home dad) was riding on the Metro with both m y kids and a guy asking me,So wheres Mom?I c ouldnt even think why in the world somebody would be asking me that question, so I couldnt even muster an answer,he said.Suspicion over wives, layoffsOther at-home dads worry a bout jealousy from working brethren (What are they reall y thinking about all that time spent with the women?). Or suspicion that theyre out of work. And dads on both sides of the d ivide report the occasional cold shoulder. It seems that they try to avoid me or dont want to talk about what life is like f or them,said dad-of-one Donald DeLong,55,a Bloomfield Township,Mich., attorney who acknowledges a deeply rooted need to work and earn a living. When I do talk to them, the topics stay guy-safe. That is,sports,cars. After all were both still guys. We dont talk about that sensitive touchy-feely stuff. Other at-home dads,those by choice or pushed out of the job market,said theyve endured some snark,but they consider it more of a dad-ondad discomfort than a serious divide. Martin Weckerlein,33,is among them. He simply doesnt have the time to care. He was a tank commander in the Germany military,then a bank worker for six years before he gave it up to be an at-home for his three kids,ages 8,3 and 9 months. The family lives in suburban Washington,D.C., where his wife has a government job. When Im with other dads who are my age, whether they work or stay at home,they tend to be pretty accepting and even curious as to how that works that we can afford me staying home, what I do during the day with the kids,and they say it must be nice to have that time,he said. When I am talking with men who arent fathers or who are older,their questions usually focus on what my career goals are after I am done being home with my kids. They seem to assume this is only a temporary thing for our family,a pause in my career for a few years,instead of an investment in our family, W eckerlein explained.The stereotypesYes,Mr. Mom comes up, the newest iteration in the shape of Chris Rock and his goofy band of dads with infants strapped to their chests in the movie What to Expect When Youre Expecting. Its been nearly 30 years since Michael Keaton was that guy on screen,setting the kitchen on fire and making his kids miserable in Mr. Mom,but the lingering moniker feels more like yesterday for Weckerlein and other at-home dads. I hate that phrase,Mr. Mom. I cant imagine my wife going into the office and saying,Hi everyone, its Mrs. Dad,said Dan Zevin,a humorist,at-home dad to two and author of a new book,Dan Gets a Minivan:Life at the Intersection of Dude and Dad. In Boston,32-year-old Nolan Kido is no stereotype. Hes the exhausted at-home dad of an 11-week-old daughter as his wife completes her dental education. He deferred work on his doctoral degree in accounting after doing some recession-era math:his earning power versus her earning power in the face of more than $360,000 in student loans. At the very beginning they were a little weirded out,like what do we talk about,whats the common themes,but now the impression that I get more is actually jealousy,he said of his working dad friends. Its not,like,mean kinds of things but just,Oh,I wish I could stay homeor Oh,Id love to go to that park. The number of at-home dads who are primary caregivers for their children reached nearly 2 million in 2010,or one in 15 fathers, according to one estimate. Al Watts,president of the National At-Home Dad Network,believes a more accurate count is about 7 million,using broader definitions that include part-time workers. That amounts to one-third of married fathers in the U.S. Most,he said, want to be there,as opposed to the kind who never thought about it until the ax fell on their careers. And more often than women,they do earn a bit of income at the same time,he said.Could they do it?Watts,in Omaha,has been home with kids for a decade, since the oldest of his four was a baby. He sees a subtle shift in attitudes emanating from working dads. Eight years ago,one of my wifes customers,when he found out that I was an at-home dad he said,Oh you know,Id really love to do that.I knew what he really meant was that he assumed he could then just hang out at home and play video games and watch TV and not have to go to work anymore,Watts said. Now when I have those conversations,theyre generally like,You know,I really wish I could do that. But then they find out I have four kids and theyre like, Well,I couldnt do that! The raised eyebrows, pregnant pauses and need to hide their real interests shopping,crossing guard duty,laundry for more generic work-dad friendly fare is tedious sometimes for Trey Parker,32,in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta. With a full-time working wife and two boys,ages 2 and 9 months to care for,a trip to Costco holds more allure than last nights game or chatter about sales quotas. Its a little harder to speak with guys who are corporate dads,Parker said. At Christmas parties and stuff like that,theres absolutely nothing in common with them. Theyre either talking about sports or whatever sales or whatnot they have going on at the office,and you cant comment on any of that stuff. Youre naturally drawn to the women because theyre talking about the kids and the family. Weckerlein wasnt used to the idea that wanting to stay home with the kids was something other than perfectly natural:Its kind of surprising that this is really a big deal because in the 21st century I thought we could think a little bit different. But yes,I get that Mr. Mom. There wont be any of that from 41-year-old Marty Guise in St. Louis,but he does feel the distance. He has a full-time job and a part-time one to pay the bills. The consultant for nonprofit organizations has two kids,ages 13 and 11. His wife quit her teaching job to be home but now works as a substitute. What do you do for a living?is a pretty common ice breaker,he said. When a man tells me that he stays at home,its usually preceded by or followed quickly with a justification,like I lost my job. I receive that as a defense for staying at home. Right or wrong,men like to be the breadwinners. He quickly adds:I think its devaluing of men or women to say that staying at home is any less important than working 40-plus hours a week.Whats it like changing diapers?Do you miss having a real job? Tony Reynolds,47 and at-home dad for 11 years, has heard it all since a downsize at a large insurance company solidified his decision to be home in suburban Columbus,Ohio,with his two youngest boys from a second marriage. The other dads make snide comments or ask bizarre questions sometimes,he said. I say it IS a real job and I bet you couldnt do it. Once pretty much by himself with the moms all day, Page 8BNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012www.newssun.com EMCI ELECTRONICS MAINTENANCE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 6/2,24,27; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 7 7 7 7 3 3 FAMILYLIFE Is there a Dad Divide to go with the Mommy Wars? MCTphotos Stay-at-home dads often face questions and even criticism from other men. When a man tells me that he stays at home, its usually preceded by or followed quickly with a justification, like I lost my job. I receive that as a defense for staying at home. Right or wrong, men like to be the breadwinnersMARTYGUISE St.Louis


C M Y K BUSINESS C SECTION News-Sun Sunday, June 24, 2012 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used cars; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 4 4 2 2CLASSIFIED PAGE4C By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING If the wafting aroma from the grill doesnt win you over the grillmasters up-beat and fun-lovi ng personality definitely will. Beach Longley, owner and grillmaster of Beachs Barbeque and C atering, has a unique story that began nearly a decade ago as he and his family were preparing for the n uptials of his oldest daughter LaToya. In 2003, my daughter was looking for a wedding caterer. I was looking for someone I could afford and somet hing that they wanted but we couldnt find anyone. So I just asked Well w hat do they want?, Longley said. Longley took it upon himself to provide the wedding reception meals for his daughter and son-n-law in September of 2003. The food was a h it. Longley had found a new niche and acted on his new-found passion. After that I was living over in Indiantown for a few years. Over there, I was still working so me and a f riend would cook together and I sold meals on Fridays in the parking lot at w ork, Longley said. Longley worked for decades in law enforcement following his exit from t he United States military before retiring from work last June. Beachs BBQ has been Longleys priority (just behind getting his last two kids through college) for a while n ow, and he thoroughly enjoys his work. Longleys mobile kitchen was first parked in Avon Park, but he has since relocated his barbecue joint to S ebring. Ive been here in this spot since t he first week in February, said Longley. Im here every weekend. Longley parks his trailer fit with grill, smoker and kitchen adjacent to the Pier 1 Imports parking lot every Friday and Saturday. A friend of Longleys, owner of the Jewelry Box shop, allows him to set up shop there each weekend. Longley is able to provide meals for one stomach or hundreds. He splits his time between serving up mouth-watering plates for quick lunches and dishing out huge helpings to a room full of guests. I do a lot of catering. The past two months Ive done three birthday parties, two weddings and a retirement party, said Longley. The recent retirement party has become one of Longleys biggest jobs yet. The 250-person party in Brooksville called for a big menu for Beachs BBQ serves up full menu in mobile location Great grilling to go New-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Beach Longley checks on his ribs Friday morning at his mobile establishment Beachs Barbeque and Catering. Beachs is the new mobile restuarant in the area serving up tasty bbq and sides for customers. Ill wager that when most brides and grooms utter the phrase, For better or for worse, the worse theyre imagining probably involves situations like getting laid off or a prolonged family illness not being the victim of tax fraud perpetrated by a current or former spouse. Married couples typically file joint tax returns because it lets them take advantage of certain tax credits and other benefits not available if they file separately. However, one potential drawback is that you're each responsible, jointly and individually, for any taxes, interest and penalties due on returns filed while you're married, even if you later divorce. So what happens if your spouse or ex-spouse either unintentionally or deliberately underreported income, overstated deductions, didnt report taxable IRAdistributions or any of a host of other sins in the eyes of the IRS? Well, you could be left holding the bag, even if those things occurred without your knowledge or understanding. Thats why each year tens of thousands of people file for Innocent Spouse Relief with the IRS. Unfortunately, it can be very difficult to prove your case and many are denied. Plus, until recently, the law mandated that in all cases you must have applied for relief within two years of the IRS first collection activity or your claim would be disqualified. But in one respect at least, the IRS has eased the burden of proof: Last year, the agency eliminated the twoyear requirement for taxpayers filing for equitable relief, a category open to taxpayers who don't meet the strict requirements of other provisions in the Innocent Spouse law. The IRSchange of policy recognized that in some cases, the victimized spouse doesnt even become aware of the transgression until long after the fact. Often its because the offending spouse has concealed the information or hid or did not forward mailed underpayment notifications from the IRS or, in the case of domestic abuse, the victim was afraid to come forward. Innocent Spouse Relief protects against tax fraud Personal Finance Jason Alderman See BEACH'S, page 2C See INNOCENT, page 3C


C M Y K Page 2CNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012www.newssun.com EDWARD JONES/ED BURNSIDE***; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 6/24/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 0 0 2 2 DESIGN 4-TAMPA; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; IO76-1 main right hand page; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 0 0 4 4 BUSINESS the solo cook. Iused 200 pounds of chicken, 300 pounds of ribs. I started prepping for that job the night before. I started cooking at 7 a.m. that morning and everything w as done around 5 (p.m.), Longley said. Though Longley tackled the Brooksville retirement cater on his own, his day-to-day operat ions of the barbecue joint are rarely done solo. My wife helps me out. I cook and she serves and helps the customers. Now that my youngest daughter Jasmine is out of school f or the summer she is here helping us and my son B.J. helps out w hen he gets here too, Longley explained. The business has been good a nd each day is different, but Longley doesnt mind. The cook m akes his adjustments as he sees fit. Ive been serving a lot more sandwiches and ribs here, so weve cut back on the chicken f or right now, but we can bring it back. We have plenty of sides to g o along with the meals, said Longley. I just enjoy it. I really do. I t old Ann (wife) that if I can make back what I put into it then Im h appy. People have seemed to enjoy my cooking. I experimented with it for years before it got b etter at it; they like it. I mix my own seasonings I make my own sauce. People have been saying I should market (the sauce) but I dont want to do that. I dont want to get that big, Longley said with a laugh. Longley uses a number of techniques in his cooking but prefers the low and slow technique over traditional smoking most times. Longleys ribs, chicken, pulled pork and brisket are the main meats. Sides vary from collard greens, mac and cheese, green beans, potato salad, cole slaw and more along with a sweet potato casserole for the dessert lovers. The reasonably cheap prices are sure to keep customers coming back. I do this because I love it. Its nice to do what you want with no one looking over your shoulder, punching a clock or being told what to do. I enjoy this, I like to cook for people, said Longley. Beachs Barbeque and Catering is a mobile establishment located Fridays and Saturdays in the parking lot between Pier 1 Imports and the Jewelry Box store on Highway 27 across from Lakeshore Mall. Beachs is open every Friday and Saturday beginning at 11:30 a.m. He is also available the third Saturday of each month at the Home Depot in Sebring from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Contact Longley at 212-0109 for more information. Continued from page 1C Special to the News-SunSEBRING Signature Salon Suites will open a second Highlands County location in the recently remodeled Towne Square Shopping Center at the corner of Lakeview and Kenilworth in Sebring. We just signed the lease and expect to be open in late 2012. Just like our first location the Towne Square suites will feature all new construction and equipment, said Glenn Moree, president of Sebring-based Signature Salon Suites. The response to our Sun N Lake location has been phenomenal. We reached 100 percent occupancy in three months. We have some wonderful, talented tenants at our first location and are excited to be opening our second suites in Towne Square. Its a terrific, high traffic area between US 27 and The Circle and it will be just as successful as our first location, Moree said. We are proud to have our first two suites in Highlands County and are already researching shopping centers in Lakeland and Fort Myers for future Signature Salon Suites locations, said Jade Moree, marketing and business development representative for Signature Salon Suites. Suites at the Towne Square location will be available for independent hair stylists, nail techs, massage therapists and skin care specialists. Each fully equipped suite includes water and electric. Amenities include common waiting areas, on site laundry room, free Wi-Fi and secure night and weekend access. For more information, prospective tenants can call Jade Moree at 446-2878, email signaturesalonsuites@yahoo.com or visit their website signaturesalonsuites.com. Signature Salon Suites Inc. opens 2nd location News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLARBeach Longley (left) welcomes customers to his mobile restaurant, Beachs Barbeque and Catering. Beach and his daughterJasmine (right) serve up mouth-watering bbq and sides each weekend in the Pier1 Imports parking lot. Beachs Barbeque ready to serve one or many DALLAS (AP) American A irlines is offering to drop plans to furlough pilots as it seeks union approval for a long-term cost-cutting deal that would help American rebuild while under bankruptcy p rotection. The airline also gave ground on o ther areas including pay, where it is now offering slight increases. American disclosed the changes shortly after a federal judge granted a one-week delay in ruling on Americans request to throw out existing labor contracts. The judges decision gives the pilotsunion more time to consider Americans final offer. It also could help American regain the upper hand in its attempt to emerge from bankruptcy as a stand-alone company. US Airways Group Inc. wants to buy American parent AMR Corp. out of bankruptcy and has lined up support from Americans three unions, which represent pilots, flight attendants and ground workers. The unions have disparaged AMRs turnaround plan as lacking a strategy to boost revenue. The leaders of Americans unions and top executives at US Airways argue that the two carriers must combine to compete against United and Delta. American Airlines offers to drop plans to lay off pilots


C M Y K There are three categories o f relief you may seek: Innocent spouse relief; separ ation of liability and equitable relief. The differences b etween them (including eligibility, deadlines and statutes of limitations) are complicated, so read Tax Information for Innocent S pouses at www.irs.gov for details. To apply for Innocent Spouse Relief, youll need to file IRS Form 8857; howeve r, one form will work for multiple yearsfilings. Dont delay filing just because you dont have all required supporting documentation, since in some cases the two-year filing deadline does still apply. In making its ruling, the IRS will consider factors such as your educational and business experience, the couples financial situation and the extent of your participation in the action that resulted in the erroneous item. The IRS will deny a claim if they believe you benefitted from the tax avoidance. Taxpayers whose past request for equitable relief was denied solely because of the two-year limit may reapply using IRS Form 8857 if the collection statute of limitations for the tax years involved has not expired. V isit Tax Information for Innocent Spouses at www.irs.gov for details on the various types of relief available, eligibility qualifications, statutes of limitations and more. I hope that your marital worst case never goes past a minor spat or two, but its good to know there is relief available for such terrible situations. Jason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. To follow Jason Alderman on T witter visit www.twitter.com/PracticalMoney Special to the News-SunSEBRING Short sales are becoming increasingly more common in todays real e state industry. Millions of homeowners all across the c ountry are finding themselves over-leveraged (owing more than the home is worth) on their properties, some with two, even three, mortgages. These homeowners are struggling to stay afloat f inancially and are facing foreclosure. The Elliott Team of R e/Max Realty Plus specializes in short sales and is excited to announce their p artnership with The Law O ffice of Clifford R. R hoades, P.A. to expedite and simplify the process for everyone involved. Ashort sale is one of the most complicated transact ions in real estate and experience is everything, said Norman Elliott. It was only logical that it was in the best interest of our clients to partner with Cliff Rhoades office. Not only will they get o ur real estate expertise, they w ill get professional negotiators working full time, just for them AND attorney representation in the sale. If you needed open-heart surgery, you wouldn't go to a jack of all trades, you would visit a heart specialist. It's the same thing in a real estate transaction. Especially one as complicated as a short sale. Clifford R. Rhoades and his full-time staff which include paralegals, processors, and full-time short sale negotiators have reduced the short sale process down to a science & have perfected the process through years of short sale negotiations. Surrendering a home worth half of what you owe is not a failure, its a decision. Ashort sale is an opportunity for you and your family to take control and walk away free and clear. Nobody wants to lose their home; however, few loan modifications work and there is no need to go down with a sinking ship. Homeowners need to know when to say enough is enough, attorney Clifford R Rhoades said. Not to mention, a short sale is less detrimental to your credit history and easier to recover from than a foreclosure. Most short sale sellers can qualify for another home loan just 24-36 months after a successful short sale. Although obtaining a short sale approval can be a complicated and lengthy process, short sales are better than a foreclosure for everyone: The homeowner, the banks and the communities as C.D. Boring, Broker of Re/Max Realty Plus, said, Distressed homeowners can transition from a home they can no longer afford more easily through a short sale. Short sales are better for banks because they yield more revenue for banks than foreclosures. Short sales are also better for communities. The homes stay occupied since they go from homeowner to homeowner, and the average selling price for a short sale home is higher than for a foreclosed home, which helps stabilize the neighborhoods home values. In addition to successfully negotiating and closing short sales, The Elliott Team, with the help of Clifford R. Rhoades law office, has been able to negotiate a full release of liability for most of their sellers. This means the bank is actually not requiring the homeowner to repay the deficiency. They are agreeing not to pursue the homeowner for the balance of their loan. The Elliott team has realized it takes more then a real estate agent to properly work a short sale, said Laura Vega of Clifford R Rhoades office, and we are thrilled to offer our services in conjunction with their already successful short sale business, to allow them more time to help more homeowners in need! Call the Elliott Team at 273-2861. The office in in Keys Plaza at 809 US 27 South in Sebring. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012Page 3C COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 9 9 0 0 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 6/24/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 1 1 1 1 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 6/24/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 1 1 4 4 Courtesy photo The Elliott Team of Re/Max Realty Plus (right) have teamed up twith the Law Office of Clifford R. Rhoades to expedite and simplify the process of short sales for all involved. The Elliott Team partners with law office to expedite short sale process BUSINESS Continued from page 1C Innocent spouses have legal protection WASHINGTON (AP) Congressional bargainers seem near an agreement that would avert a July 1 doubling of interest rates on federal loans to 7.4 million college students and end an electionyear battle between President Barack Obama and Congress, Senate aides from both parties said Friday. Both sides said they were moving toward a deal on how to pay the measures $6 billion price tag, the chief source of partisan conflict. The goal is to push legislation through Congress next week so that the current 3.4 percent interest rate on subsidized Stafford loans can be preserved for another year. A 2007 law gradually reduced interest rates on the loans but required them to balloon back to 6.8 percent this July 1 in a cost-saving maneuver. On another front, the two sides were also close to an agreement to overhaul federal transportation programs, according to House and Senate aides from both parties. Hill bargainers: Student loan deal seems near DETROIT(AP) Engine fires are forcing General Motors to recall the Chevy Cruze, a popular model that has helped GM win back small-car buyers. The recall covers 475,000 vehicles made in the U.S. from September of 2010 through May of 2012. The fires can break out when fluids drip onto a hot plastic shield below the engine. The problem occurs mainly when oil is spilled and not properly cleaned up during changes, General Motors said Friday. The company knows of 30 fires caused by the problem, but no injuries have been reported, spokesman Alan Adler said. Flames engulfed and destroyed cars in two cases reported to federal safety officials. GM will notify Cruze owners about when to bring their cars to local dealers for free repairs. GM recalls popular Cruze over fire risk


C M Y K IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000770 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. f/k/a COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. WALTER K. McGRATH; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB; THE BLUFFS OF SEBRING CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 31, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000770 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. f/k/a COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff and WALTER K. McGRATH are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., July 18, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: UNIT J-5, THE BLUFFS OF SEBRING CONDOMINIUM, PHASE 9, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM, AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 849, PAGE 363, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 883, PAGE 323, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 916, PAGE 579, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 916, PAGE 581, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 934, PAGE 293, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 934, PAGE 738, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 952, PAGE 222, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 952; PAGE 229, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 958, PAGE 456, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 967, PAGE 486, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 972, PAGE 99, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 973, PAGE 510, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 985, PAGE 34, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 990, PAGE 309, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1028, PAGE 272, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1130, PAGE 1768, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1209, PAGE 412, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1213, PAGE 52, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1281, PAGE 64, AND AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1398, PAGE 1158, AND BEING A PART OF LAKE SEBRING TRACTS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 146, 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 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 Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863)534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2009-CA-001003 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. f/k/a COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. JOHN E. McCLELLAN; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; ARROW FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC; UNKNOWN PARTIES IN POSSESSION #1; IF LIVING, AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 31, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-001003 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. f/k/a COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff and JOHN E. McCLELLAN are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., July 18, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: THE SOUTH 140 FEET OF THE EAST 105 FEET OF THE WEST 135 FEET OF SOUTH HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, 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. 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2009-CA-001673 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. f/k/a COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. CARMEN GALLARDO; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR FIRST MAGNUS FINANCIAL CORPORATION; LAWRENCE DEAN MORRIS A/K/A LAWRENCE D. MORRIS A/K/A LAWRENCE MORRIS Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 31, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-001673 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. f/k/a COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff and CARMEN GALLARDO are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., July 18, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 59, IN BLOCK 5, OF ERIN PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, AT PAGE 77, 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 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 Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863)534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 (813)880-8800 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 11000808GCS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. STEVEN E. THORNE, et. al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 26, 2012, and entered in Case No. 11000808GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff and STEVEN E. THORNE; DARLA H. THORNE; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 are the Defendant(s). Robert Germaine as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 AT 11:00 A.M. on July 25, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 268, GOLF HAMMOCK UNIT III-A, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 14, PAGE 38, 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. Dated this 26th day of April, 2012. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk Dated this 26th day of April, 2012. Important In accordance with 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, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. June 17, 24, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000734 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. JACQUELINE DILLON A/K/A JACQUELINE C. DILLON A/K/A JACQUELINE DILLION, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated May 29, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000734 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and JACQUELINE DILLON A/K/A JACQUELINE C. DILLON A/K/A JACQUELINE DILLION; 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; AMERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY, INC., F/K/A SPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC.; SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC.; 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 17th day of July, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 12, BLOCK X, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE V, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 23, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 833 WINSTON DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33870 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 May 30, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F11034035 WELLSLPS-FHA-R-lfarbman-Team 1 F11034035 **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. June 17, 24, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-001373 CENTRAL MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. ANA L. BAEZ A/K/A ANA BAEZ, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated June 15, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2010-CA-001373 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein CENTRAL MORTGAGE COMPANY is the Plaintiff and ANA L. BAEZ A/K/A ANA BAEZ; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES LLC; SUNSET POINTE ON DINNER LAKE OWNERS' ASSOCIATION, INC.; 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 17th day of July, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT FORTY, OF SUNSET POINTE ON DINNER LAKE, A SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16, PAGE 55, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3038 CEDORA TERRACE, SEBRING, FL 33870 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 June 19, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10099332 CENTRAL-CONV-R-UNASSIGNED-Team 4 **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. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000072 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA MORTGAGE SECURITIES, INC. ALTERNATIVE LOANTRUST 2005-10, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-10, Plaintiff, vs. ANDREA J. WHITE, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated May 29, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000072 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA MORTGAGE SECURITIES, INC. ALTERNATIVE LOANTRUST 2005-10, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-10, is the Plaintiff and ANDREA J. WHITE; BANK OF AMERICA, NA; 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 17th day of July, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 2, BLOCK 250, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 13 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 71, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 4925 VILABELLA DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33872 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 May 30, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10098065 COUNTRY-CONV B/C-R-UNASSIGNED-Team 2F10098065 **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. June 17, 24, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000009 DIVISION: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. JEANNIE LAUGHLIN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated May 29, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2010-CA-000009 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is the Plaintiff and JEANNIE LAUGHLIN; DILLARD LAUGHLIN IS A/K/A DILLARD LAUGHLIN JR.; 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 17th day of July, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE WEST HALF OF LOT 12, BLOCK 249, OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 13, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 71, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 4603 GRANADA BOULEVARD, SEBRING, FL 33872 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 May 30, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09126839 WMFIDELITY-SPECFHLMC--Team 3 F09126839 **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. June 17, 24, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-228 IN RE: ESTATE OF ALBERT DOYLE LAMB Division PROBATE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ALBERT DOYLE LAMB, deceased, whose date of death was March 15, 2012, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-2746, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 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 June 24, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Michael Curtis Lamb 57 N. Graham Road Avon Park, Florida 33825 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 Telephone: (863)453-4457 June 24; July 1, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-506-GCS LEO H. CHRISTENSEN and CAROL A. CHRISTENSEN, Husband and Wife, Plaintiffs, vs. GEORGE B. BRYANT and CLARA J. BRYANT, Defendants. NOTICE OF SUIT-PROPERTY TO: CLARA J. BRYANT, if alive and if not, her unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against CLARA J. BRYANT, and all claimants under any of such party; 3130 Pocatello, Avon Park, FL 33825. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 11041, Lot 11042, and Lot 11043, of AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT No. 34, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 38, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to James V. Lobozzo, Jr., Esquire, JAMES V. LOBOZZO, P.A., 211 South Ridgewood Drive, Sebring, FL 33870, the Plaintiff's attorney, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled court on or before July 18, 2012; otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 20th day of June, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accomodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration at Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; telephone (863)402-6591, 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. June 24; July 1, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2009-CA-000703 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, -vs.RACHEL WELLER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RACHEL WELLER IF ANY; 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; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated June 19, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000703 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff and RACHEL WELLER are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., July 17, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS UNIT 14 IN AVALON PARK LAKES, A CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM FOR AVON PARK LAKES, A CONDOMINIUM, RECORDED IN THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY CLERK'S REGISTER'S OFFICE IN DEED/RECORDED BOOK 1781 PAGE 3, TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS APPURTENANT THERETO AS THE SAME MAY NOW OR HEREAFTER BE LAWFULLY AMENDED. 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 at SEBRING, Florida, this 19th day of June, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida June 24; July 1, 2012 1050Legals 1050Legals 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. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads placed under the Bargain Buys discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. The customer can list a set for 1 price, i.e. Bedroom set ... $100 is allowed; Chairs (2) ... $20 each is NOT allowed. The customer can list the ads as Chairs (2) ... $40 for both. To list an ad stating Each, the ad must be charged at the non-discounted rate, using the Open Rate pricing. No commercial items are allowed to be placed under our Bargain Buys specials. 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C M Y K NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR A VARIANCE REQUEST HEARING NO. 1719 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the HIGHLANDS COUNTY Board of Adjustment on the 10th day of July, 2012, beginning at 3:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as possible, in the County Commissioners Board Room, Highlands County Government Center Building, 600 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida, to consider a variance request to allow for 7.0 and 7.2 foot side yard setbacks instead of the required 7.5 feet and 17.7 and 23.5 front yard setbacks instead of the required 25 feet for an existing dwelling and an existing attached carport within the area described as follows: approximately 0.30 acre parcel located along the southwest portion of the cul-de-sac on Eventide Avenue, west of Sun 'N Lakes Boulevard; the address being 140 Eventide Avenue, Lake Placid, Florida; and legally described as follows: Lot 13, Block 256, Section 20, SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 89, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Any person or persons interested or affected by this change are invited to attend this hearing. You may submit comments in writing to the attention of Linda Conrad, Zoning Supervisor, P.O. Box 1926, Sebring, Florida 33871-1926, or you may call (863) 402-6638, for further information. Please reference the above hearing number when calling or writing. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD AT THE TIME AND PLACE SPECIFIED ABOVE. ANY PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THIS COMMITTEE/GROUP, IN PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND THAT, FOR SUCH PURPOSE, HE OR SHE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AND THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF ANY INDIVIDUAL'S DISABILITY STATUS. THIS NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE THE BOARD'S FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING ONE'S ACCESS TO, PARTICIPATION, EMPLOYMENT OR TREATMENT IN ITS PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES. ANYONE REQUIRING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OR SECTION 286.26, FLORIDA STATUTES, SHOULD CONTACT MRS. MELISSA BRUNS, ADA COORDINATOR AT 863-402-6509 (VOICE), VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE 711, OR BY E-MAIL: MBRUNS@HCBCC.ORG REQUEST FOR CART OR INTERPRETER SERVICES SHOULD BE MADE AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE TO PERMIT COORDINATION OF THE SERVICE. ONE OR MORE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE MEETING. ONE OR MORE LAKE PLACID TOWN COUNCIL MEMBERS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE MEETING. Jim Brooks, Chairman June 24, 29, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2009-CA-000641 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. RUSSELL ATTREE; SWAINE & HARRIS, P.A.; TRIANGLE CHEMICAL COMPANY; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; SUNTRUST BANK Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 31, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000641 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff and RUSSELL ATTREE are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., July 18, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: THAT PORTION OF FRACTIONAL SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 30 EAST, IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, DESCRIBED AS: BEGIN AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD 25 AND THE COUNTY ROAD KNOWN AS STATE JOB 09650-2151-03-41; RUN SOUTH 78 DEGREES 38'52'' WEST, ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF THE COUNTY ROAD, 518.88 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVE, THE CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 2,864.79 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 8 DEGREES 13'50''; RUN WESTERLY ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF THE COUNTY ROAD ON THE ARC OF THE CURVE, A DISTANCE OF 411.53 FEET TO A POINT OF TANGENCY; RUN SOUTH 70 DEGREES 26'02'' WEST, ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF THE COUNTY ROAD 70.01 FEET TO A POINT; RUN SOUTH 01 DEGREES 24'28'' EAST, 36.83 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE COUNTY ROAD, BEING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THENCE RUN SOUTH 70 DEGREES 26'02'' WEST, ALONG THE RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 323.74 FEET; RUN SOUTH 30 DEGREES 35'32'' EAST, 410.42 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE WATERS OF LAKE PLACID; THENCE MEANDER NORTH 63 DEGREES 14'15'' EAST, ALONG THE WATERS OF LAKE PLACID, 93.97 FEET; THENCE MEANDER NORTH 78 DEGREES 00'07'' EAST, ALONG THE WATERS OF LAKE PLACID, 86.52 FEET; THENCE NORTH 09 DEGREES 17'36'' WEST, 61.22 FEET; RUN NORTH 31 DEGREES 41'09'' WEST, 104.42 FEET; RUN NORTH 01 DEGREES 24'28'' WEST, 253.32 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. 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 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 Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863)534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 (813)880-8800 June 24; July 1, 2012 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of EXCELL PHARMACY, LLC located at 273 US HIGHWAY 27 SOUTH, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 21st day of June, 2012. Dr. Kwabena Boateng June 24, 2012 Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 (813)880-8800 June 24; July 1, 2012 1050LegalsDUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012Page 5C


C M Y K FORD FOCUSSES 2009 69K mi. Mostly Hwy. from FT. Myers to Sebring. Daughters car when she was in College. $12K. Call 863-214-0126 1999 TOYOTACAMRY, 4 door, 4 cylinders / economical, CD player, 176K, cold A/C, all power, runs great, $2,499. 863-414-7302 1998 PONTIACGRAND PRIX / TURBO CHG. Fully powered, Black, Good Condition! For More Information SOLD!!!! 9450Automotive for SaleHARLEY DAVIDSONVROD 2003. 100th Anniversary Edition. 5500 mi. Excel cond. $8500. Call 863-381-0701 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 Transportation1999 COACHMANCatalina 5th Wheel 32ft. travel trailer. Gas furnace & stove w/ oven, elec. or gas refrig., 2 slides, shower w/ tub. $3000. For more info. Call 863-257-3647 8400RecreationalVehiclesPONTOON BOAT17' with 30hp Evinrude, and Galvanized Trailer. All in Excel cond. $3200. Call 863-699-0307 or 863-465-2364 8050Boats & Motors 8000 Recreation SHIH TZUPUPPIES FOR SALE 1 Boy & 3 girls, had their vaccines. 2 black & white and 2 brindle. $300. Home number 863-382-3808 or Cell 863-446-4218. 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. KITTENS 3males. Free to good home. 2 orange, 1 black & white calico. Call 863-471-3074 DASCHUND PUPPIES(4) Full blood. Will be available the first week in July. $150 Call 863-382-6271. Leave message. CHIHUAHUA BEAUTIFULPure Bred. Asking $200 Call 863-214-0288. AKC GERMANSHEPHERD PUPPIES 3 Females. $500. Please call 863-452-9096. 7520Pets & Supplies STOVE, GLASStop. Like new. Great cond. $100 will trade for refrigerator. Call 863-451-6163 HEDGE TRIMMERBlack & Decker 16". Works great. $15 Call (863) 465-1264 COFFEE TABLE& Matching END TABLE. Dark wood, excel. conditiion. $70. 863-471-3456 CEILING FANLt. Beige. Decorative leaf blades. Hampton Bay. $50 Call 863-273-3575 CASIO 61-KEYBOARDW/MP3 CONNECTION, USB Port, 400 tones, lighted keyboard. $100. Call SOLD!!!! CAR TOPCARGO CARRIER Fiberglass w/key lock. $100 Call 863-452-6439 BICYCLE /Huffy / Boys / 16 inch / Good Condition! $15. 863-471-3456 BANANABOXES extra strong great for moving! 3/ $1. At Fireman's Fair Grounds. Fri & Sat 8-2 863-314-0060 7310Bargain BuysMEMORAX 24"TV table model like new $175 obo / Sofa bed & matching Wing back chair excel. cond. $175 obo / Amplifier-Fender (3 output) like new $175 obo. Call 863-699-2742 7300Miscellaneous 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseLARGE RETAIL/ OFFICE SPACE Nice Downtown Location Recently Updated. 100 E. Main St. Avon Park 863-295-9272 6750Commercial Rental SEBRING **COTTAGE ** 1BR / 1BA Private Clean Nice. Great Location! W/D hookup. Lawn service included. No Pets! Reasonably Priced. Call For Details 863-465-9100 SEBRING -*Lake Josephine Heights* Large 4BR, 2BA, Living rm., Dining rm., Laundry rm., Mostly tiled floors throughout. Fenced yard. $750 Monthly. 863-446-1861 LAKE PLACID SYLVAN SHORES Newer, Clean 3/2, 1 car garage. Non smokers. $795/mo. 863-465-3838 or 863-441-2844 AVON PARK3/1. Available after July 7th. $650 per/mo. For rental application contact 334-587-2652 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp with lake access. Furnished 2/1, appliances, A/C. $600/mo. + $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses SEBRING Free Cable Large / Very Clean 1BR, 1BA. New Appliances / Paint, Tile floors, Mini blinds, A/C. Quiet /Safe No last Mo. (1st Mo. $350 + security) 863-385-1999 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 AVON PARKApartment with Balcony Overlooking Lake Verona and City Park 100 E. Main St. Laundry Facilities. SPECIAL : $295 / mo. 863-453-8598 AVON PARK** Highlands Apartments 1680 North Delaware Ave. 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. Central Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 SEBRING -1BR, 1BA. Tile floors, fresh paint. Includes water. $395/mo. Call Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. RELAX ATLake Isis Villas* Luxurious 2BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING CUTE2/1, Tile floors, screen porch, fenced yard, W/D hook up, most pets ok. $550 mo. + $300 sec. 1926 Theodore St. Call 863-446-7274 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals SEBRING 2006Double Wide 3/2 on 1 acre w/large covered wooden deck on back. Behind Wal Mart just down Shumacher at 1424 Randall Rd. $64,900. Call 863-214-0126 PALM HARBORHOMES 4/2 From 499 Mo Loaded 3/2 From 399 Mo Loaded Homes on Your Lot 0 Down 800-622-2832 EXT 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesSEBRING 1Acre in Country. 5930 Olga Ave. Cross Roads Apple and Lily, follow signs down to Orange Clay Rd. 130x277 Lot size. Only 2 other homes on this road. Very Quiet. 863-214-0126 4260Acreage for SaleSEBRING OWNERMUST SELL! Building Lots in Spring Lake, a Golf Community. Owner will finance, no credit check. Only $5K with $500 down. 1/4 acre & larger. Call Owner 772-343-9602 or 772-237-5367 4220Lots for SaleLEASE /LEASE OPTION *SUN 'N LAKES* 3000 + sq. ft., 3/BR / 2BA, 2/C.G. Owner Will Finance up to 65% of selling price. For info on financing, Call 954-270-5242 4080Homes for SaleSebring 4000 Real EstateBEAUTIFULLY NEWLYRemodeled 4 station Hair Salon with Facial Room in Lake Placid. Great Opportunity for the right person. Please call 863-314-8876 3050BusinessOpportunities 3000 Financial WE ARELOOKING for Full Time Motivated Childcare Teacher. Ages are from Infants 5yr. Experience is not necessary. Please contact jamesbox_3408@yahoo.com ROYAL CAREOF AVON PARK We currently have FT and PT C.N.A positions available for all shifts. If you want to become part of the Royal Care team call Maria Perez or Alvina Perry at 863-453-6674 of apply in person. EOE/MF/DFWP MEDICAL BILLINGAND COLLECTIONS Position for small Medical Office. Experience only. Computer, Reception, team player. Fax Resume to: 863-299-4352 MATURE STYLIST/BEAUTICIANLooking to get involved on the ground floor of an innovative idea in hairstyling. In Home Salon in Sebring is looking for an experienced Stylist to service our clients who cannot get out to get their hair done, shut-ins etc. Low overhead, no chair fees, vehicle supplied. Mobile work station supplied. All work 75% yours, plus tips. Must be licensed. Great personality. A Christian with a drive to succeed. Call Fairmont Services, Leave message, 863-382-6442 LOCAL DRIVERWANTED for Parcel Delivery must have at least 1 year of verifiable driving experience (within the last 3 yrs. immediately preceding the date of hire). Must have experience in a 14,000 GWR to 26,000 GWR van or truck. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass background and drug screening, must be able to lift 70lbs., be dependable and 21 yrs. or older. Send resume or go to Heartland Workforce. FLORIDA MENTORIS SEEKING RN's to provide medical services for individuals with Developmental Disabilities in our Avon Park facility. (8:00pm 8:00am) (8:00am 8:00pm) 863-452-5141 EXPERIENCED MECHANICto work on farm equipment, diesel and gasoline engines, fabrication and electrical. Computer experience to shop for parts, input inventory and research parts a must. Florida driver's license required. Drug free workplace. Apply 8am-11am. & 1pm -4pm. Monday-Friday @ 109 Arron Dr., Lake Placid, Fl. 2100Help WantedEMPLOYEE NEEDEDFor Construction Company in Avon Park F/T, Exp. Preferred. Transportation, background check, references and periodic drug tests are required. Call 863-453-0660 ASSOCIATE REPS SUMMER WORK GREAT PAY Immediate FT/PT openings, Customer sales/services, no exp. necessary. Conditions apply. All ages 17+. Call 863-448-9332 ARNP ORPA Details @ www.flcancer.com 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentHOME CAREAGENCY SEEKING CNA's/HHA's for Avon Park and surrounding areas. Call 863-292-9060 1400Health CareServicesLOST BIBLEin black zipper case at Car Wash in Lake Placid Wednesday morning. Reward if found. Call 863-873-6742, leave message. 1200Lost & FoundCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified 1100AnnouncementsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-215 IN RE: ESTATE OF SANDRA KATHERINE SHAVCE, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of SANDRA KATHERINE SHAVCE, deceased, whose date of death was May 20, 2012, and whose social security number is 264-84-8840, 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 June 17, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ William J. Shavce 2310 Gettysburg Drive Leavenworth, KS 66048 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ ROBERT E. LIVINGSTON Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863)385-5156 June 17, 24, 2012 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION 12-208 IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLIAM E. LEWIS, SR. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The administration of the estate of WILLIAM E. LEWIS, SR., deceased, File Number 12-208, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Highlands County, Probate Division, 590 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida 33870-3867. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. 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C M Y K So LeBron James and the Miami Heat won the NBAChampionship Thursday night, in convincing fashion over the young Oklahoma City Thunder. This nets the team its second title and James his first. James was spectacular, no doubt, and the television ratings for the series showed that this was must-see TV. But Id be curiousas to what happened to the ratings from, say, the midthird quarter on of the final game. Once the Heat blew it open and had the 20+ point lead late in the third, to be honest, I lost interest, changed channels and only found out the final score later. The next morning, my usual staple programs to watch, Mike and Mike in the Morning and First Take, were purposely avoided. Again, while not taking anything away from the Miami squad, I just had had enough and knew that those programs were going to be wall-to-wall Heat. Much like the complaints in recent years of how ESPN would talk non-stop about the likes of Brett Favre and Tim Tebow, so too have the last two seasons been a bit of overkill about Miami, James and the Big Three. It drove ratings, sure, as much of America reveled in the hopes of seeing them fail. But Thursday night, once their goal of producing a championship was virtually assured, I get the feeling that that segment of the viewing audience tuned out. The drama was in the villainy of it all. Three mega-talents coming together to form the Big Three that had pundits gushing as to how great they could be which only made nonHeat fans that much more hoping for it to fall apart. James calling a televised news conference to inform his hometown team and fans that he was leaving them which turned that many more fans against him and his new team. When Dwyane Wade and James mocked Dirk Nowitzkis illness during last yearsfinals, it only added to them being cast as the bad guys and had that portion of the viewing population tuning it all the more to see them get beat. And this year, with Derrick Rose going down and sealing the Bulls fate, the Heat seemed to have a much easier path to that title they came together f or. But Indiana gave them a bit more resistance than expected, Boston pushed them to the brink and the ratings jumped. Then came the series with what many would call the anti-Heat, Oklahoma City. Assembled more, lets say, organically and without nearly the fanfare or media attention Kevin Durant, when faced with the opportunity to explore free agency, opted to stay and did so with a mere mention along the press wires. Extremely talented and younger than Miami, the Thunder were going to be the foils and halt the Heat in their tracks. But they didnt. Much like Miami last year, and for countless teams before them, before By LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK The gloomy weather was not enough to dampen the spirits of countless dedicated Sertoma Junior Golf Tour participants Thursday morning as they teed off for the tours second event of the s eason held at the Pinecrest on Lotela Golf Club. Sweeping the 14-18 Girls division for the second week i na row was Kendall Griffin with a score of 79. Griffin shot a 76 to win the g roup in last weeks season opener at Harder Hall. I was playing well, she said. Up until the last five holes. Which brought her back to the back a bit, but not enough to lose the lead. Griffin was followed by Savana Fisher with an 83, Lindsey Moffat with a 91 and Chloe Nelson trailing just one stroke behind for fourth. For the Boys 17-18 group, Daniel Miller bounced back from last weeks second-place finish to card an 80 for first place while Will Bennett came in a close second at 83, moving up from last weeks tie for third. Following them would be Jonah Brown and William Beattie who tied with a score of 88. Cole Bergers score of 76 was one over his 75 of last week and won the 15-16 division again this week, while Ben Tubbs moved up from sixth to take second and Jeremy Camino finished third with rounds of 80 and SPORTS D SECTION Inside This Section Ozzie fuming . . .3D Cleveland moves on . . .3D LeMans fuel . . .5D Miller debates options . . .6D News-Sun Sunday, June 24, 2012 And Another Thing... Dan Hoehne News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN Kendall Griffin watches this putt fall on her way to a second consecutive win to start the Sertoma Junior Tour season. Sertoma off to a stellar start See TOUR, Page 4D I was playing well up until the last five holes. KENDALLGRIFFIN Special to the News-SunFor the first time ever, Highlands Youth Football and Cheer (HYFC) offered a spring cheerleading camp free for ages 5-14 years old at the Highlands County Sports Complex. The camp began on May 21, consisting of three-day-aweek practices and ended on Friday, June 8. Chrissi Merrick, Cheer Director for HYFC, coordinated the event with the sole purpose to introduce all the players and cheerleaders to each other and their coaches, as well as provide other girls not associated with the Eagles the opportunity to learn some cheers, stunts and most of all to have fun. The main goal of the camp was to teach some basic cheer skills, learn cheers and do some stunts with the older group of girls. The most important value of having this camp was to give the cheerleaders and coaches an opportunity to begin to develop a relationship with their teammates and coaches. Meeting their teammates gives them an opportunity to become friends and know one another when they may see each other during the summer before the season begins. The turnout of the camp was a great success, with approximately 60 cheerleaders on the fields. I love being a cheerleader and I had a great time said Flag Cheerleader Abby Moore. I am so happy we did a camp, I love cheering added Bryona Merrick, Mitey Mite Cheerleader. Katie Forman, parent of a first-time cheerleader stated, the camp was great and my daughter learned a lot for her first time cheering. I must say this is a great league for holding this great cheer camp and doing it for free, it was like giving back to the community and the best part is you were not required to sign your child up for the season, parent Melissa Walsh said. The Coaches and Cheer director worked really hard to make this possible and I would like to say Thank you for all you do for these kids. I think the spring cheer camp for the Highlands Eagles was a big hit, Cheer Director Chrissi Merrick said. We had a large amount of girls attend the camp and they all learned 10 cheers. The girls got to make a new group of friends and really enjoyed the cheering. Camp wrapped up on Thursday, June 8 at the Highlands County YMCA due to the rain. Each squad got the opportunity to show off what they had learned by doing cheers and stunts for the parents and family. Each participant was given an award certificate and treated to Pizza by the Cheer Coaching Staff. HYF would like to extend their appreciation and a special Thank You to the YMCAfor allowing us to use your facility at the last minute. All of the HYFC Board of Directors and Cheer Coaching staff would like to thank all of the camp participants and would also like to thank the parents for your continued support. Youth sports would not be possible without the helping hands of the parents and the community as a whole. I am going to miss my girls and can't wait for the fall season to begin said Roxanne Meixner, Flag Head Cheer Coach. I think the camp was great and the kids in each squad really had a lot of fun. This camp represents the first step in what HYFC feels will be a successful cheer season. It has often been said Success is not how successful on person becomes, but how successful we make others. Cheer Registration is still available for the fall season that begins on Monday, July 9 for all divisions Mitey Mite, Pee Wee, Junior Varsity and Varsity with the exception of Flag Cheer. This squad is full and will not be accepting any more registrations. If you are interested in registering, please visit our website at www.highlandseagles.com click the registration tab and submit your application online. Registration fee is $75 and must be paid in full byMonday, July 9. Lady Eagles wrap up Spring Cheer Camp Courtesy photo The flag cheer squad wearing their Cheer Camp T-shirts, coached by Roxanne Meixner and Jessica Cabrera. OK, now what? See STORY, Page 5D By BRIAN MAHONEY Associated PressMIAMI Workout partners, NBAFinals foes, and in a few weeks, Olympic teammates. LeBron James and Kevin Durant were together from the delayed start to the quick finish of this shortened NBA season, sharing a lengthy embrace moments after Jameschampionship chase was finally complete. Humbled last year in his first attempt in Miami, James allowed himself only a couple of weeks off before returning to the gym. He invited Durant to join him, not realizing they would be on a much bigger stage than his Ohio home so quickly. I envisioned it, but I didnt know it was going to happen, James said. But to see a few months later that we was going to meet each other in the finals, it was a great moment for myself and for him. Get used to it. The Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder are likely to be back here again, perhaps as soon as next season, when James gets to see how it feels to defend a title and Durant inherits his role as the best player without one. You know, this is not the last time well see the Oklahoma City, James said. I wouldnt be surprised this wont be the last time we see them in the finals. The Heat were too good in this one, finishing off the Thunder with a 121-106 victory in Game 5 on Thursday night. James had 26 points, 11 A short NBA Finals, perhaps a long rivalry See RIVALS, Page 6D This wont be the last time we see them in the finals. LEBRONJAMES


C M Y K 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, one more fourday camp will be offered Monday through Thursday, July 16-19, with campers in grades 6-12 meeting from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Cost for the sand camp is $60 per week or $20 per daily session. Individual, private sessions for indoor 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 Coach Crawford at 835-2377 or email kim.crawford@southflorida.edu .Junior Golf AcademySEBRING PGApro Geoff Lee returns to teach your child the values and traditions of the game at the Golf Hammock Junior Golf Academy June 25-29. All physical aspects of the game along with rules and etiquette will be covered in an atmosphere of fun. Prizes awarded in games, contest and a 3-hole tournament will be held on Friday with parents/guardians welcome. Cost: $95 each. Registration available at the pro-shop, or call 382-2151 to have one faxed to you.Friends in the Fight GolfSEBRING Friends In The Fight is an organization formed to support youth battling cancer in the community. Friends In The Fight will hold a Golf Tournament and Barbecue Saturday, July 14, at the Country Club of Sebring. The tournament starts at 8 a.m. and the format is 2 players per team, with the Front 9 a Scramble and the Back 9 an Alternate Shot. The registration fee is $65 per player and includes greens fees, cart and lunch. Barbecue tickets are available for $10 per person. Meals can be picked up at the Country Club of Sebring or in Lake Placid, with 100-percent of the money raised used to help local families. For additional information call Renee Kohl at 273-1112, Kym Smoak 441-7119 or email growstrong@live.com. Forms are available online at www.fbclp.com click on events. Look for updates on Facebook at Friends in the Fight Highlands County.Habitat 5KSEBRING Home Run for Habitat 5K Run/Walk will take place at Highlands Hammock State Park Saturday, July 14, beginning at 7 a.m. Entry fee is $15 through July 6, and $20 after and through race day. Entry fee includes a race T-shirt. Awards will be given to age groups and overall male and female winners. The entry fee will be waived for those who collect $50 or more in pledges. Funds raised will benefit a Habitat home in Sebring. Top three entries, with the most raised in pledges, will be given a special award on race day. Pledges must be collected and turned in at race check-in on July 14. Download entry form at www.habitathighlands.org or email spallone@habitathighlands.org Call 385-7156 for more information.Firecracker 5KSEBRING The 18th Annual Firecracker 5K Run/Walk is set for Highlands Hammock State Park at 7:30 a.m on Wednesday, July 4. The race celebrates the nations birthday and will feature overall, masters and grand masters male and female awards, age group awards in 5-year age divisions, deluxe T-shirts and plenty of refreshments. Entry fee is $17 thru June 27 and $22 after June 27 and race day. Only pre-registered are guaranteed shirt size, so sign up early. You may receive an email application form by contacting Chet Brojek at cbrojek@comcast.net, or by phone at 3854736. Mail entries to Firecracker 5K, 3310 Par Road, Sebring, FL33872. Checks made payable to Central Florida Striders. Proceeds of the race benefit the Avon Park High School cross country teams. Participants are urged to wear Red, White and Blue as we celebrate in our beautiful state park. See you all at Highlands Hammock State Park on July 4.Sebring Pool HoursSEBRING The Sebring High School Pool is open to the public 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 per additional family member. Other activities at the pool include Water Aerobics, which 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 two-week session. For more information, call and leave a message for Ms. Pat Caton at 471-5500, ext. 229, or email catonp@highlands.k12.fl.us.Florida Trail Association June ActivitiesSaturday, June 23 Activity: Tubing Location: Kelly Park at Rock Springs Run. Carpool from Posner Shopping Center at Junc. of I-4 and Hwy. 27, in front of Dicks Sporting Goods. Bring: Water, snacks, lunch (food also available at park concession), swimsuit, water shoes, bug and sun protection, large tube suitable for river floatation (tube rental available from roadside vendors near the park, cost: approx. $5). Contact: RSVPEileen Valachovic at 956-2145 for meet-up time and other information. Saturday, June 30 Activity: Off-road Bike Ride Location: Aafia River State Park, Hillsborough Cty. Address: 14326 South County Road 39, Lithia, Florida 33547 Description: Some of the most challenging off-road bicycling trails in Florida can be found at Alafia River State Park. Located on what was once a phosphate mining site, the unique topography of the reclaimed land offers some of Floridas most radical elevation changes. Alafia State Park is home to 17 miles of bike trails, ranging from beginner to advanced. The Trails were constructed by volunteers from the Southwest Association of Mountain Bike Pedalers (SWAMP). Bring: Bicycle with all terrain tires (wide), helmet, water, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact: RSVPTeresa Newgent at (813) 695-9721 cell or email newgt7@yahoo.com for meet-up time and other information. Firemen Memorial GolfSEBRING The 13th Annual Sebring Firemen, Inc. Memorial Golf Tournament, presented by AXAAdvisors LLC and Home Depot, is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11, at Sun N Lake. The tournament will be the familiar four-man scramble with a $75 per-person entry fee. That fee, the same as last year, again includes range balls, golf, food and drink on the course and the pre-tournament mixer on Friday night with great appetizers. Once again, there will be a silent auction and raffles for fantastic, signed sports memorabilia from the likes of Tim Tebow, Jimbo Fisher, Nick Saban and many other athletic luminaries. Hole sponsorships are available for $100, as well as $500 sponsorships which include a team entry and hole signs on both the Sun N Lake courses. All proceeds go to benefit area student athletes, with last years tournament raising more than $20,000. The tourney will begin with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on both the Deer Run and Turtle Run courses. For more information, call Tommy Lovett at 385-5100 or 382-2255. FINALSMiami 4, Oklahoma City 1 Oklahoma City 105, Miami 94 Miami 100, Oklahoma City 96 Miami 91, Oklahoma City 85 Tuesday: Miami 104, Oklahoma City 98 Thursday: Miami 121, Oklahoma City 106AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB New York4128.594 Baltimore4030.571112Tampa Bay3831.5513 Boston3634.514512Toronto3634.514512Central Division WLPctGB Cleveland3732.536 Chicago3634.514112Detroit 3436.486312Kansas City3137.456512Minnesota2841.4069 West Division WLPctGB Texas4427.620 Los Angeles3932.5495 Oakland3437.47910 Seattle3042.4171412___ Thursdays Games Detroit 2, St. Louis 1, 10 innings Oakland 4, L.A. Dodgers 1 Pittsburgh 9, Minnesota 1 Washington 5, Tampa Bay 2 Boston 6, Miami 5 Fridays Games Pittsburgh 4, Detroit 1 Baltimore 2, Washington 1 Tampa Bay at Philadelphia, ppd., rain Atlanta 4, Boston 1 Minnesota 5, Cincinnati 4 N.Y. Mets 6, N.Y. Yankees 4 Toronto 12, Miami 5 Cleveland 2, Houston 0 Texas 4, Colorado 1 Milwaukee 1, Chicago White Sox 0, 10 innings St. Louis 11, Kansas City 4 L.A. Angels 8, L.A. Dodgers 5 San Francisco 5, Oakland 4 San Diego 9, Seattle 5 Saturdays Games Toronto at Miami, late St. Louis at Kansas City, late Colorado at Texas, late Cleveland at Houston, late Detroit at Pittsburgh, late Tampa Bay at Philadelphia, late Minnesota at Cincinnati, late Atlanta at Boston, late L.A. Dodgers at L.A. Angels, late Milwaukee at Chicago White Sox, late N.Y. Yankees at N.Y. Mets, late San Francisco at Oakland, late Washington at Baltimore, late Seattle at San Diego, late Sundays Games Tampa Bay (Price 9-4) at Philadelphia (Hamels 10-3), 1:05 p.m., 1st game Minnesota (Diamond 5-3) at Cincinnati (Leake 2-5), 1:10 p.m. Toronto (J.Chavez 0-0) at Miami (Buehrle 5-8), 1:10 p.m. Atlanta (Minor 3-5) at Boston (Buchholz 8-2), 1:35 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 7-4) at Pittsburgh (Correia 3-6), 1:35 p.m. Washington (Detwiler 4-3) at Baltimore (Arrieta 3-9), 1:35 p.m. Cleveland (D.Lowe 7-5) at Houston (Happ 5-7), 2:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Fiers 2-2) at Chicago White Sox (Quintana 2-1), 2:10 p.m. St. Louis (Lynn 10-3) at Kansas City (J.Sanchez 1-3), 2:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Harang 5-4) at L.A. Angels (Richards 2-0), 3:35 p.m. San Francisco (M.Cain 9-2) at Oakland (McCarthy 6-3), 4:05 p.m. Seattle (Noesi 2-8) at San Diego (Volquez 3-7), 4:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Cobb 3-3) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 0-3), 6:35 p.m., 2nd game Colorado (White 2-5) at Texas (M.Harrison 9-3), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 9-3) at N.Y. Mets (Dickey 11-1), 8:10 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Konerko, CHW2333581.348 Trout, LAA1984267.338 Hamilton, TEX2454680.327 Trumbo, LAA2293474.323 Beltre, TEX2594082.317 Mauer, MIN2203269.314 HOME RUNS Bautista, TOR23 Dunn, CHW23 Hamilton, TEX22 Granderson, NYY21 Encarnacion, TOR20 Jones, BAL18 Ortiz, BOS18 RUNS BATTED IN Hamilton, TEX64 Cabrera, DET55 Bautista, TOR55 Dunn, CHW53 Ortiz, BOS49 Encarnacion, TOR49 WON-LOST Nova, NYY9-2 Harrison, TEX9-3 Sabathia, NYY9-3 Price, T-B9-4 Darvish, TEX9-4 Romero, TOR8-1 STRIKEOUTS Verlander, DET106 Sabathia, NYY102 Scherzer, DET100 Darvish, TEX96 Hernandez, SEA91 Sale, CHW89NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Washington4028.588 New York3932.549212Atlanta 3832.5433 Miami3337.4718 Philadelphia3338.465812Central Division WLPctGB Cincinnati3831.551 Pittsburgh3732.5361 St. Louis3635.5073 Milwaukee3337.471512Houston2842.4001012Chicago2446.3431412West Division WLPctGB Los Angeles4229.592 San Francisco3932.5493 Arizona3535.500612Colorado2643.37715 San Diego2546.35217 ___ Thursdays Games Detroit 2, St. Louis 1, 10 innings Oakland 4, L.A. Dodgers 1 Colorado 4, Philadelphia 1 Pittsburgh 9, Minnesota 1 Washington 5, Tampa Bay 2 Boston 6, Miami 5 Fridays Games Pittsburgh 4, Detroit 1 Baltimore 2, Washington 1 Tampa Bay at Philadelphia, ppd., rain Atlanta 4, Boston 1 Minnesota 5, Cincinnati 4 N.Y. Mets 6, N.Y. Yankees 4 Toronto 12, Miami 5 Cleveland 2, Houston 0 Texas 4, Colorado 1 Milwaukee 1, Chicago White Sox 0, 10 innings St. Louis 11, Kansas City 4 Arizona 6, Chicago Cubs 1 L.A. Angels 8, L.A. Dodgers 5 San Francisco 5, Oakland 4 San Diego 9, Seattle 5 Saturdays Games Toronto at Miami, late St. Louis at Kansas City, late Colorado at Texas, late Cleveland at Houston, late Detroit at Pittsburgh, late Tampa Bay at Philadelphia, late Minnesota at Cincinnati, late Atlanta at Boston, late L.A. Dodgers at L.A. Angels, late Milwaukee at Chicago White Sox, late N.Y. Yankees at N.Y. Mets, late San Francisco at Oakland, late Washington at Baltimore, late Seattle at San Diego, late Chicago Cubs at Arizona, late Sundays Games Tampa Bay (Price 9-4) at Philadelphia (Hamels 10-3), 1:05 p.m., 1st game Minnesota (Diamond 5-3) at Cincinnati (Leake 2-5), 1:10 p.m. Toronto (J.Chavez 0-0) at Miami (Buehrle 5-8), 1:10 p.m. Atlanta (Minor 3-5) at Boston (Buchholz 8-2), 1:35 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 7-4) at Pittsburgh (Correia 3-6), 1:35 p.m. Washington (Detwiler 4-3) at Baltimore (Arrieta 3-9), 1:35 p.m. Cleveland (D.Lowe 7-5) at Houston (Happ 5-7), 2:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Fiers 2-2) at Chicago White Sox (Quintana 2-1), 2:10 p.m. St. Louis (Lynn 10-3) at Kansas City (J.Sanchez 1-3), 2:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Harang 5-4) at L.A. Angels (Richards 2-0), 3:35 p.m. San Francisco (M.Cain 9-2) at Oakland (McCarthy 6-3), 4:05 p.m. Seattle (Noesi 2-8) at San Diego (Volquez 3-7), 4:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Garza 3-5) at Arizona (Miley 8-3), 4:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Cobb 3-3) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 0-3), 6:35 p.m., 2nd game Colorado (White 2-5) at Texas (M.Harrison 9-3), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 9-3) at N.Y. Mets (Dickey 11-1), 8:10 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Votto, CIN2404587.363 Wright, NYM2444788.361 Cabrera, SF28348102.360 Ruiz, PHL1993069.347 McCutchen, PIT2463885.346 Gonzalez, COL2565185.332 HOME RUNS Braun, MIL20 Beltran, STL19 Gonzalez, COL17 Stanton, MIA16 Bruce, CIN16 Hart, MIL15 7 tied with 13 RUNS BATTED IN Ethier, LAD55 Beltran, STL52 Braun, MIL51 Gonzalez, COL51 Bruce, CIN46 3 tied with45 WON-LOST Dickey, NYM11-1 Lynn, STL10-3 Hamels, PHL10-3 Strasburg, WAS9-1 Cain, SF9-2 G. Gonzalez, WAS9-3 STRIKEOUTS Strasburg, WAS110 Dickey, NYM103 G. Gonzalez, WAS101 Cain, SF100 Hamels, PHL99 Greinke, MIL99BASEBALLAmerican League BOSTON RED SOXAssigned RHP Jeffrey Wendelken to Gulf Coast Red Sox and RHP Matt Nevarez to Greenville (SAL). Assigned OF Jason Repko outright to Pawtucket (IL). CHICAGO WHITE SOXPlaced RHP Philip Humber on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 17. Designated OF Kosuke Fukudome for assignment. Selected contract of RHP Brian Bruney from Charlotte (IL). KANSAS CITY ROYALSReinstated C Salvador Perez from 60-day DL. Transferred OF Lorenzo Cain to 60-day DL. Optioned LHP Tommy Hottovy to Omaha (PCL). SEATTLE MARINERSAssigned OF Jose Guedez to the Arizona League Mariners. TAMPA BAY RAYSPlaced OF Matt Joyce on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 20. Reinstated 2B Jeff Keppinger from 15-day DL. Designated 3B Drew Sutton for assignment. Optioned OF Rich Thompson to Durham (IL). Recalled RHP Brandon Gomes from Durham. Assigned RHP Damion Carroll to the Gulf Coast Rays. TEXAS RANGERSSelected contract of RHP Roy Oswalt from Round Rock (PCL). Placed 1B Mitch Moreland on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 20. Designated RHP Mark Hamburger for assignment National League ATLANTA BRAVESRecalled RHP Jair Jurrjens from Gwinnett (IL). CINCINNATI REDSActivated LHP Bill Bray from 15-day DL. Optioned RHP J.J. Hoover to Louisville (IL). COLORADO ROCKIESReinstated 2B Jonathan Herrera from 15-day DL. Optioned 2B DJ LeMahieu to Colorado Springs (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERSAgreed to terms with RHP Livan Hernandez on a one-year contract. Designated LHP Juan Perez and INF Edwin Maysonet for assignment. Reinstated SS Cesar Izturis from 15-day DL. NEW YORK METSActivated SS Ronny Cedeno from 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Elvin Ramirez to Buffalo (IL).FOOTBALLNational Football League NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSRe-signed S James Ihedigbo. NEW ORLEANS SAINTSPlaced DE Greg Romeus on the waived-injured list. Signed LB Donavan Robinson. OAKLAND RAIDERSWaived DB LeQuan Lewis. 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C M Y K By TOM WITHERS Associated PressCLEVELAND On the same sidewalk where fans torched a LeBron James jersey in protest two summers ago, office workers on their lunch hours passed gamblers headed to the new downtown casino. Just another summer day. While James was in Miami celebrating his first NBA title, fans in the city he scorned to chase a championship had a much more subdued, internal reaction. There were no angry protests, no public outrage, no threats of harm. Those days have long past. The king got his ring. And Cleveland, where sports despairs roots have grown for generations, seemed to sigh in acceptance. In a way Im kind of happy for him, bartender Natalie Hardik said between serving pints of beer at Flannerys, an Irish bar and restaurant across the street from Quicken Loans Arena, where James once starred. But I definitely still feel a lot of bitterness toward him everyone does. This city, yearning to celebrate its first pro sport championship since 1964, hasnt forgiven James for leaving as a free agent in 2010. Many cant let it go. Theres lingering pain and resentment, but theres also a sense that its time to move on. Some Clevelanders already had. I hope they have moved on, and I kind of felt many fans had come to accept this would happen during the season, said TVsports anchor Jim Donovan, a longtime Cleveland resident. Fans felt him winning it all was inevitable, and I think some of them may have given up because its exhausting to root against the guy. Its better to root for your team. Cleveland reveled in seeing James fail in last years finals. This time, there was no stopping him. And the sight of James, who grew up in nearby Akron and spent seven seasons with the Cavaliers, hugging and and hoisting a championship trophy was tough to stomach. I had mixed feelings, said Mike Kubinski, who watched Thursdays Game 5 at home in Clevelands Tremont district. Its a lot like when your ex-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend gets married. Its not fun. As he spoke, Kubinski stood just a few away from an outdoor clothing kiosk at Westlakes Crocker Park, where LyinKing T-shirts were sold after Jamesdeparture in 2010. Now, theres hardly a trace of James anywhere to be found in Cleveland, where his No. 23 jersey was once omnipresent and his likeness loomed above the city on a giant downtown billboard. LeWho? said Jimmy Pearl of Cleveland. He left. Outta sight, outta mind, my man. Coincidentally, at about the exact time James and the Miami Heat were dispatching the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night, a storm rumbled in across Lake Erie, its thunder and lightning providing the perfect backdrop for another dark moment in Cleveland sports history. During the game, softball players at the Ironwood Cafe in Westlake glared at flat screen TVs showing the Heat leading by 25 points in the third quarter. It was over, there would be no Game 6 and Jamescoronation as a champion couldnt be delayed any longer. At the Dive Bar downtown on West 6th Street, Hardik muted ABCs telecast and played music so fans didnt have to endure the sounds of James winning a title the sight was bad enough. This didnt hurt nearly as bad as Clevelands other well-known sports calamities like The Drive, The Fumble, Indians closer Jose Mesa blowing the save in Game 7 of the 1997 World Series or former Browns owner Art Modell packing up his beloved football franchise and moving to Baltimore. But it was still a punch in Clevelands collective gut. And as James danced on the sideline in the closing minutes and later smiled as confetti engulfed him and his teammates, Kubinski felt as if he was watching a wellrehearsed play. Hes always acting, Kubinski said of James. He always knows where the cameras are and when theyre on him. Not long after Jamesvictory, Twitter and other social media sites overflowed with negative comments directed at the three-time MVP. But Cavs owner Dan Gilbert, who accused James of quitting on the Cavs and promised his team would win a title before the so-called King didnt pile on. Great NBAseason, Gilbert posted on (at)cavsdan. Enjoyed playoffs. Congratulations to Miami & OKC for an exciting Finals. Back to work on next weeks promising Cavs draft. Instead of dwelling on James, many Cleveland fans are focusing on what appears to be a bright future for the Cavs. The team has the No. 4 overall pick in next weeks draft, four selections in the top 34 and hope to add some quality players to put around guard Kyrie Irving, the reigning rookie of the year. At last, its time to look forward, not back. I think people have moved on and are at peace with it, said Chuck Kyle, coach of high school football powerhouse Saint Ignatius. Its been two years since LeBron left. It hurt for a while, but now its time to forget it. While there are those who will never forgive him, Jam es has a sprinkling of supporters in Cleveland. My dad loves him, Darrin Cappy said of his 82year-old father, Bruno. Hed love LeBron no matter where he played. He loves to talk about LeBron, and I know thats all Im going to hear about all weekend. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012Page 3D HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 Associated Press MIAMI Nobody seems to be sure what the Marlins need to get out of their funk. Miami manager Ozzie Guillen is certain its not a psychiatrist. Jose Bautista homered and drove in three runs, Kelly Johnson also had three RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the skidding Marlins 125 on Friday night. Brett Lawrie had three hits and scored four times to help the Blue Jays end an eightgame losing streak to the M arlins, who own a 17-5 a dvantage in the series. Miami has lost five straight and 14 of 16 overall. Great players dont need a psychiatrist, Guillen said. I didnt see Pete Rose talking with any psychiatrist Paul Molitor or all those guys. T hey talked with nobody. The (bad) players are the ones that need the psychiatrist next to them. Last five years, you see a lot of this in baseball. When players fail, they need a doctor. When managers and coaches fail, they get rid of (them). Guillen, who played 16 seasons in the majors from 1985-2000, believes players have to help themselves. I was from an era in baseball when Budweiser and vodka took care of the psychiatric things, Guillen said. You fail, you get drunk and you come back the next day to see how good it feels. The psycho guys the doctors they never played this game. They never wore the uniform. They never came out of a slump. Theyre not used to it, so how are they going to help? Giancarlo Stanton, Omar Infante and Gaby Sanchez homered for the Marlins, but runs have been hard to come b y. Miami hasnt scored more than five in a game since a 76 win over San Francisco on May 25. Players are making excuses, Guillen said. They dont have the shrink when they go 4 for 4, they only need the shrink when they fail. I dont believe in that. Some people do. Good for them. If (a psychiatrist) really worked, I would need one now, he added. Ricky Romero (8-1) provided the Blue Jays with seven much-needed innings after Toronto placed three starters on the disabled list in the last week. Kyle Drabek was lost for the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and Drew Hutchison (elbow sprain) and Brandon Marrow (strained rib cage muscle) also went on the DL. Romero allowed four runs and struck out five. Ive been lucky, he said. The hitters have done their part every time Ive pitched it seems like. Lawrie led off the game with a triple down the rightfield line and scored on a groundout by Colby Rasmus. Bautista singled home Lawrie in the third, and Johnsons sacrifice fly scored Bautista. Toronto chased Anibal Sanchez (3-6) in the fourth after the right-hander walked in a run with the bases loaded, giving the Blue Jays a 4-0 lead. Two more runs scored in the inning, both charged to Sanchez. He gave up six runs, seven hits and four walks in 3 1-3 innings. I wanted to help the team, Sanchez said. I know the situation right now with the team. I just want to do the best I can, like I do every time. I wanted to help the team get out of the hole we are in right now. Stantons homer and an RBI single by Hanley Ramirez cut the lead to 6-2 before the Blue Jays scored five more in the sixth off Ryan Webb, keyed by a tworun double from J.P. Arencibia. Johnson and Rajai Davis each had an RBI single in the inning and Yunel Escobar drove in a run with Torontos third sacrifice fly. Bautistas 419-foot homer to left was his 23rd of the season and 11th in the past 18 games. Infantes two-run shot was his first since May 8. Sanchezs only other home run came on April 26. Nothings fair now, Stanton said. Thats pret ty much the story. Its either nothing, or one or the other. Weve got to turn it all at the same time. NOTES: The Blue Jays have made an adjustment in their starting rotation. RHP Jesse Chavez will start Sunday against Miami and RHPHenderson Alvarez will start Monday against Boston. ... Marlins CF Emilio Bonifacio (sprained left thumb) took 25 swings from the left side for the first time since his May 18 injury and did not have any pain. Although he would like to return sooner, Bonifacio is still expected to be out until after the All-Star break. ... ESPN basketball analyst Dick Vitale was in attendance. ... U.S. soccer standout Jozy Altidore threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Altidore will play in the World Soccer Masters Tour game at Sun Life Stadium on Saturday. ... Miami will send RHPJosh Johnson (4-5, 4.18 ERA) to the mound Saturday to face LHPBrett Cecil (1-0, 3.60). Johnson is 6-1 with a 2.06 ERAin his last 10 interleague starts. Guillen fumes after Marlins lose again MCTphoto Ozzie Guillen is none too pleased with the play of his team nor their psychies. Cleveland moves on as LeBron crowned champ Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155


C M Y K Page 4DNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012www.newssun.com DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 6/24/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 1 1 5 5 chamber page; 7.444"; 15"; Black; chamber page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 1 1 9 9 82, respectively. Easton Davis and Rhett Pooley tied closely behind this group with a score of 83. The group of 13-14 year olds was led by Jason Cannons 86 with Nick Kresls 87 taking second place, Andrew Walleys 90 taking third, and Sam WeberCallahans 94 carding fourth. The 11-12s saw the top four going to Joseph Flood with a 65, David Herbert with a 70, John David Spiegel with a 72, and Clayton Samuels with an 80. The 9-and-under co-ed division was won by Zach Doorlags shot of 44, followed by Beckham Donavon at 49. Earning third place with a round of 53 was Jackson Griffin while Billy Carol took a close fourth at 54. The littlest of the tour members at the age range of 6-8 saw some close competition. Brody Hall take first with a score of 35, followed by Parker Griffin at 36, Nolan Chandler at 38 and Griffin Hall at 49 for the top four placings. Coming up this week, the tour will hold itstwo-day Junior Championship tournament at Highlands Ridge North. Tee times begin Thursday at 8:30 a.m. with the tournament concluding on Friday. Continued from 1D News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN Reed Woods watches his chip shot bounce toward the hole Thursday during Sertoma Junior Tour action at Pinecrest. News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN Savana Fisher lifts this chip up toward the green on her way to an 83 Thursday, good for second in the Girls 14-18 division. Tour heads to two-day tourney this week By TIM REYNOLDS Associated PressMIAMI Dwyane Wade played with knee pain throughout the playoffs. Hell soon know exactly what was causing that problem, and if it could keep him out of the London Olympics. One day after celebrating his second NBAchampionship, the Miami Heat guard told The Associated Press on Friday that he will soon have his ailing left knee examined, and acknowledges that surgery may be a possibility. Wade appeared in all 23 postseason games for Miami, averaging 22.8 points, and scored 20 in the title-clinching win for the Heat against Oklahoma City on Thursday night. Ive got to make a decision on what my knee needs and whats best, because my career and finishing my career strong is whats important to me, Wade said. And I know, yeah, the Olympics are coming up. Its something I really want to do. But at the same time, if I have to make a big decision, if something has to happen surgery-wise, that will have to be a step I have to take. My loyalty and my commitment to Miami Heat basketball is the No. 1 thing. An MRI exam will likely take place in the next few days. Wade had the knee drained during Miamis second-round series against Indiana. From my small conversations with the doctor at that time, I think some kind of cleanup process might have to go on, Wade said. And when that happens, from our previous experiences, it takes a while to recover. So I want to make sure that I want to recover strong and not like I did the last knee surgery that I had. Wade had surgery on his left knee in May 2007. He led the Americans in scoring at the Beijing Olympics, averaging 16 points despite coming off the bench in all eight games. USABasketball plans to have the national team convene in Las Vegas and for training camp to start there on July 6. From there, the American team will go to Washington to begin training on July 13, with more sessions beginning July 17 in Manchester, England, and July 20 in Barcelona. The Olympics begin July 27 and the first game for the Americans in London is against France two days later. The time demands could be daunting, especially with this NBAseason ending a bit later than usual because schedule changes necessitated by the lockout. This is the hand thats dealt to us, Wade said. And Im going to take this hand, Im not going to complain and Im going to move forward. Wade said Heat doctors and trainers worked with him to find ways of ensuring that playing in the postseason would not make whatever the knee problem is any worse. He also spent time with his longtime trainer, Tim Grover. You know what, I was playing in a lot of pain, Wade said. Obviously, my knee has been an issue. I sat down with the doctors a little bit during the Indiana series and talked about the possibility of whats to come. But I didnt want to think about it then. I said, Listen, lets just do what we have to do to make sure that I can give my all.And they did that. I thank them for that. He said he was sitting on his couch watching television on Friday when his thoughts turned to his hopes of being able to play in London. At that moment, he said an Olympic commercial appeared on his screen. Got a little emotional, Wade said. I loved what we had and what we shared as a unit. The possibility of not being able to do that, man, its a little different. Wades knee may keep him out of London Games


C M Y K alms.comBRASELTON, Ga. The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), sanctioning body for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrn, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Jackson, Mich.-based Patrick Racing to research and develop natural gas as an alternative fuel for the Series Prototype Challenge cars. Embracing natural gas as a safe and abundant fuel, IMSA/ALMS and Patrick Racing will identify development and testing opportunities for the source to power the SeriesPC cars, beginning as early as the 2013 season. We are the only racing series recognized to comply with the Green Racing protocols developed by the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and SAE International, said IMSAand ALMS Chief Operating Officer Scot Elkins. These o rganizations see Green Racing as a way to foster technology developments for tomorrows consumer production vehicles, enhance national energy security, and reduce carbon emissions. We view t he addition of natural gas to the Series as a means of continuing our mission to be on the front line of automotive technology advancement, while providing unequalled entertainment for our fans. ALMSPrototype Challenge class features the O RECAFLM09, a race car with a minimum weight of 1,985 pounds and powered by a 430-horsepower Chevrolet LS3 engine. The FLM09 features a full carbon fiber chassis, carbon brakes and an Xtrac sequential gearbox with paddle shifting. Green Racing is a major component of ALMSplatform. Two Green Racing competitions are in play every time ALMS cars hit the track: the MICHELINGREEN X Challenge aimed at ALMS teams and the GREEN CHALLENGEaimed at vehicle manufacturers. These challenges form a race within a race that build on the ALMSintense competition while measuring the factors that determine which car is winning the worlds most important race the race to an energy-secure and economically vibrant future. Both the Michelin Green X Challenge and the Green Challenge use a unique scoring system jointly developed by ALMS, DOE and EPA technical staff that rewards high performance on the race circuit, energy efficiency, and the smallest environmental impact. Patrick Racing was founded by oil and natural gas exploration and racing pioneer U.E. Pat Patrick. He developed the concept that natural gas an extremely abundant American energy source that is clean, safe and economical would be an ideal fuel for racing engines. The company has also built and tested a natural gas-powered, turbo-charged, fourcylinder engine. We are excited to become a part of the worlds premier sports car racing series and eager to help spread this technology to a vibrant, visible and growing element of the racing world, said Patrick, whose teams have three times visited the winners circle of the Indianapolis 500 and have claimed multiple IndyCar series championships. Natural gas is destined to become a major player in the transportation industry for everyday passenger vehicles, and not just fleet operations, he added. It is abundant, domestic, affordable and ecologically responsible. For more than a century, racing has been at the tip of the spear in developing new technology for the transportation industry. This is in line with and in the spirit of that history. Heading the natural gas technical development for ALMSPrototype Challenge cars will be Indianapolis 500 Hall of Fame and Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee Jim McGee. With more than 90 victories in his portfolio, McGee is universally respected as the one of the most successful team managers/chief mechanics in IndyCar racing history. The American Le Mans presented by Tequila Patrn returns to action at Lime Rock Park for the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix on Saturday, July 7. The two-hour, 45-minute race is scheduled for 3 p.m. from the 1.5-mile, seven-turn Lime Rock Park circuit. ESPN2 airs the race the same day at 4 p.m. Live coverage is available at 2:45 p.m. on ESPN3. The Serieswebsite offers additional content such as live in-car cameras, and timing and scoring for all users around the world. Viewers outside the U.S. can watch the Lime Rock round and all ALMS races live on ALMS.com Visit ALMS.com for current and future event information including tickets and area accommodations. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012Page 5D LAKE DENTON CAMP; 3.639"; 5"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 AZURE COLLEGE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 3 5 5 5 5 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 1 1 3 3 winning it all, there are steps to be taken, losses to endure in order to learn how to make that final push for the ultimate prize. Oklahoma City had to go through that, and how they respond will be the story. The Heat had virtually ordained themselves as champions last year, before ever playing a game. Nobody likes a braggart, but at least it made them compelling. Which is what ESPN and sports media played upon these last two seasons. But with the villain having won, now what? We wanted them to at least wait a bit longer before they got their spoils, suffer a little more. Had they lost it this year, ratings for next year, it would seem, would be ever-increasing. Since theyve won, ratings among Heat fans will be up for sure, but around the league? For two seasons the story has been, when will they win it all? Well, theyve won it all, the conclusion has been reached. Sure, they might win more, which will drive the Miami ratings for their team. For the rest though, its kind of like the endless speculation about Favre. Will he retire? Now that hes retired, will he try another comeback? When he finally did retire and another season came with no comeback, the story ended and we moved on. Sort of like I did when the Heat blew game five open in the third quarter that story was all but over and I changed the channel. Dan Hoehne is the News-Sun Sports Editor. He can be reached at daniel.hoehne@newssun.com. Continued from 1D Story has ended, whats next? ALMS to explore natural gas as fuel for Prototype Challenge Class Photo courtesy of alms.com The American LeMans Series is looking to make a move to natural gas as soon as next season. Associated PressPHILADELPHIA The Tampa Bay Rays placed outfielder Matt Joyce on the 15-day disabled list Friday with an oblique strain. Joyce left Tuesdays game against the Nationals with the injury. In 62 games this season, he was batting .279 with 11 homers and 34 RBIs. Rays reliever Joel Peralta will drop his appeal and begin serving his eightgame suspension immediately for using a foreign substance on his glove in Tuesdays game against Washington. Also, Tampa Bay reinstated INF Jeff Keppinger from the 15-day DLafter missing 29 games with a broken right big toe, recalled right-hander Brandon Gomes fro m Triple-ADurham, claimed INF Brooks Conrad from waivers, optioned OF Rich Thompson to Durham and designated INF Drew Sutton for assignment. Rays place OF Joyce on DL with oblique strain MATTJOYCE


C M Y K By TIM REYNOLDS Associated PressMIAMI Mike Miller showed how tough he is while playing through injuries all season. Now he needs to make a tough decision about his future. Miller plans to meet with doctors soon to determine if his injured back needs surgery that includes a lengthy rehabilitation process. The Miami Heat guard also played with a foot problem this season, and typically declines to discuss his injury woes in any specifics other than saying hes well enough to play. Miller set an NBAFinals record by making seven 3-pointers as a reserve in Miamis title-clinching win over Oklahoma City on Thursday night. He limped with nearly every step while scoring 23 points in 23 minutes Miami won the game 121106, taking the series with the Thunder in five games and Miller raised the possibility afterward that the final game of this season may have been the final game of his career. Its been a roller coaster ride for everybody, said Miller, who has three years and $18.6 million remaining on his contract with the Heat. Everyone is dealing with something. Through the injuries, Im just glad they didnt take me back to the barn and put me down. Im just happy to be here. On Monday, hell be at a championship parade. City officials announced the event celebrating the Heat title would begin at 11 a.m. Monday, with about 90 minutes needed to complete the route. Since signing with the Heat two years ago, Miller has dealt with a slew of thumb, ankle and shoulder injuries, plus needed surgery before this season to correct a hernia issue. There were many times this season when back pain prevented him from sitting on the bench; hed either sit on the court, or sprawl out on the baseline or sideline to keep his back stretched. Mike Miller, I dont know how this guy was playing, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. Miller is not the only Miami sharpshooter who is weighing his future options. Miami native James Jones said he is not absolutely certain about returning next year when the Heat try to defend their title. Like Miller, Jones also has dealt with some injury problems in recent seasons. I really couldnt tell you what the future holds for me, Jones said. Growing up in Miami and playing basketball on the biggest stage with the worlds best team and have an opportunity to win a championship is something that I never believed would come true. Now that it has come true, I dont know. Who wouldnt want to go out on top? Combined, Miller (53) and Jones (46) made 99 3-pointers for the Heat this season. Miller said he was still thrilled that Heat owner Micky Arison and team president Pat Riley wanted him in Miami two years ago, adding that whatever decision he makes will be with the team in mind. Page 6DNews-SunSunday, June 24, 2012www.newssun.com GOLF FELLAS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 6/22/12 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 7 7 8 8 0 0 celebrate freedom; 5.542"; 8"; Black plus three; process, celebrate freedom; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 8 8 1 1 0 0 rebounds and 13 assists, then picked up all nine votes in balloting for the MVPaward and one tip of the cap from Durant. Like I say, Im not one for giving guys credit during the season, but its over with, and that guy is an unbelievable player and an unbelievable person, Durant said. I enjoyed working out with him this summer. It was fun playing against him in the finals, but you could just tell he was very focused from the beginning of the season. The Heat have reached both finals since James and Chris Bosh j oined Dwyane Wade in Miami two s ummers ago. They had to experience finals failure their first time, a path the Thunder will have to take. Well, theyre going to gain a lot, Wade said. You know, its scary to see those young guys, man, and to be in this position. Theyre s o talented. They have an unbelievably bright future here. But one thing Ive learned, nothing is promised. You have to seize every moment. Wade won a title in 2006, then needed six years and a historic free agency haul before the Heat could add a second. With their Big Three in place, it seems unlikely the wait for another will be as long, especially if James remains as driven as he was this s eason. They will have to continue finding supporting players such as Mike Miller, who signed on shortly after the All-Star trio. After battling numerous injuries the last two years, the reserve made seven 3-pointers in the clincher. Well, we believe that we built a team thats going to be around for a while, and our goal is to hopefully come back every year, team president Pat Riley said during the trophy presentation. Riley wouldnt guarantee a repeat, as he once famously did at a championship celebration while coaching the Los Angeles Lakers. The closest he came to a prediction this time came as he congratulated the Thunder organization. We hope to see them again, Riley said. Im sure that we will. In Durant and Russell W estbrook, the Thunder have their two All-Stars locked up long term. Their difficulty will be in retaining fellow 23-and-under core pieces James Harden, the Sixth Man of the Year, and Serge Ibaka if they become free agents after next season. The new spending rules that came out of the lockout included a much steeper luxury tax system that could deter most teams especially a small-market one like Oklahoma City from wading too far over the salary-cap line in search of a contender. The James-Durant matchup, together with all the attention the Heat already drew, gave the NBA one last triumph in a season that was already better than it expected. The lockout hardly hurt at all, with fans coming right back and tuning in even more for the 66game season that began on Christmas with the Heat routing the Dallas Mavericks in a finals rematch. The Mavericks never gave themselves a shot to get back, letting key pieces leave so they could save money for free agency that begins July 1. The Thunder have no such concerns, and they will join the Heat as the favorites to be playing in midJune next year. The teams delivered in their first finals matchup, drawing the finals highest TVratings since 2004 to watch James outduel Durant for the Larry OBrien trophy and the title as best player in the game. So, how about doing it again? This is one of the best finals, when you talk about matchups, when you talk about everyone tuning in and wanting to see, because these are two teams that in the summer everyone said they should be in the finals, Wade said. We lived up to the billing. Theyre going to be around for a while, and we would love to be around just as long and just as much. Follow Brian Mahoney on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/Briancmahoney Continued from 1D Rivals could become more familiar in years to come MCTphoto Miami Heats LeBron James hugs Kevin Durant at the end of game 5 as the Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder, 121-106 in the NBA champioship. Heat G Miller says he has tough decision to make