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: 07-13-2012
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
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Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
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United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K B y ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comS EBRING The Highlands County Sheriffs Office announced W ednesday two additional arrests in the murder case of Aaron Doty. Travis Makris,21,of 4530 Lakeview Drive,Sebring,has been charged with accessory after thef act,according to a release from Sheriff Susan Benton M akris is alleged to have stored the bloody clothing and other evid ence for suspect Kenneth Felipe. Felipe,19,and Ray Rodriguez, 2 2,were arrested and charged with second degree murder,abuse of a dead human body and tampering with physical evidence in connec-t ion with Dotys death. Doty,20,was last seen at a party a t 5504 Granada Blvd.,where Felipe and Rodriguez lived on Sunday,June 10. At approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday,June 11,a burned bodyw as found in the north end of Sun N Lake,Sebring. The body was NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, July 13-14, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 87 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 92 74C omplete Forecast PAGE 12A Some sun with showers or T-storms F orecast Question: Should Avon Park turn over its police department to the sheriffs office? Next question: Does smoking on TV and in movies lead to more people smoking in real life? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries James Hinkle Age 71, of Sebring O bituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 55.3% No 44.7% T otal votes: 132 C lassifieds9A Community Briefs2A D ear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living6B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Review/Times11B Religion8B Sports On TV2B Sudoku Puzzle11B Index www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, financial goals; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 Makris A. Rodriguez State ChampsH eartland Majors, Pre-Majors win titles SPORTS, PAGE1 B Courtesy photo William Bennett is running for the District 1 county commission seat. Two more charged in Doty investigation Pair jailed for helping cover up crime By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK William Bennett is running for the District 1 county commission seat,which is open due to incumbent Barbara Stewarts upcoming retirement. Bennett,a fifth generation Floridian who graduated from Avon Park High School in 1995,says he has a unique background that provides him with the skills and experience to be an effective county commissioner. He enlisted in the Air Force right out of high school and as a result has seen a great deal of the world. It was his training and the work he did,however,that he considers invaluable being a weather forecaster. s what gave me the springboard to do what Im doing now. (Forecasting weather) is a matter of finding and putting extraneous data together,finding the patterns and projecting into the future. Its a matter of analysis. Looking at trends longitudinally is one reason his first goal as commissioner would be to begin budgeting in twoyear cycles,instead of annually. re not moving in a direction,he said. Wre putting out fires dealing in the short term,being reactionary. I do think the current commission is open,but we need better vision,more Bennett: County needs better vision C ANDIDA TE P ROFILE See ARRESTS,page 5A See BENNETT,page 3A News-Sun file Triathlons have become popular in the county since the inception of the Heartland Triathlon in 2006. By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comLAKE PLACID Lake Placids t own council voted 3-0 Monday to have staff work with a for-profit comp any to establish of the countys first Olympic distance triathlon,but voiced reservations aboutp otential costs to the taxpayers. D aniel Andrews, owner of Paragon Event Professionals,p resented his plans to hold a regular triathlon event within t he town limits on April 13-14,2013 and is calling the proposed event the L ake Placid Multi-Sport Festival. I am looking to create Highlands Countys first Olympic distance triathlon in the heart of your beautiful community,Andrews wrote in hisi ntroductory letter. According to Andrews,an Olympic event consists of a .9 mile swim,a 25Group eyes Olympic distance triathlon Planning for April event in Lake Placid Andrews See TRIATHLON,page 5A News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Avon Park city manager Julian Deleon duringt he councils special meeting Monday night regarding police and fire pension plans. He is describing the financial stress the citys contribution puts on the budget. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK City Council sat in special session Wednesday night to hear presentations regarding the police and fire pension plans. At issue is the citys concern that its annual contribution to the plan is unsustainable in the long term. City Manager Julian Deleon said that the contribution has been rising,going from $140,531 in 2004 to $208,760 last year. He also said that 41 percent of the contribution goes to administering the pension plan. His point is that by lowering administrative costs everybody wins the city with a lowered contribution,the pension members by having more money directed into investments. Deleon arranged the special meeting so that various alternative options to the current pension plan could be examined,as well as their projected costs for the next 10 years. In addition,he invited a representative of the Florida League of AP city council presented with police and fire pension options See PENSION,page 8AS cience of beerW ho knew chemistry c ould be so delicious? LIVING, 12B$150,000 theftW oman charged with s tealing valuable jewelry PAGE2 AH eston benefitE vent set today to h elp cancer battle PAGE8 A News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Lonnie Shields, a fire fighter with Avon Park, makes a passionate plea to keep the citys police department intact. This is not the City of Charm after 10 oclock Friday and Saturday, he said. What is a life worth? Unknown Soldiers2A


C M Y K If you spend a few minutes watching MTV,its easy to brand this generation as self-i sh,materialistic and unpatriotic. But if you talk to fine y oung people like U.S. Army Spc. Alfred Kollie,who recently spoke to TheU nknown Soldiers from Afghanistan,youll realize t here are still Americans willing to fight for freedom. Spc. Kollie,26,wasnt even b orn in the United States. He grew up in the West African nation of Liberia,one of the m ost violent,impoverished countries on the planet. We saw a lot of death, Kollie said. We went through days where it was difficult to find food or eat,but by His grace,we were able to make itt hrough some of those difficult times. As Civil War engulfed their homeland,the Kollie family fled to Ghana,where they spent eight agonizing years in a refugee camp. Living in a camp without electricity,without proper sani tation...people got sick,he said. My dad also got sick numerous times,and it was very difficult. Surrounded by brutality,illn ess,and death,the young refugee still saw light at the end of the tunnel. Kollies sister,who fled to the United States years earlier,was work-i ng to bring her family to America. But as the years went by,the wait became excruciating. The whole process just seemed like it was taking forever,Kollie said. We all got tired...we wanted to go back to Liberia but we couldnt...we were just stuck in the middle. Amid pain and hardship,a moment arrived that Kollie will never forget. Finally,we got the word that we were coming to the States after eight years of waiting,he said. It was one of those days of my life that I was very happy. As he arrived in New York from a Ghanaian refugee camp,Kollie realized the light at the end of the tunnel was the Statue of Libertys torch. Arriving in the States was one of the most exciting days of my life,he said. Everything about the States was seen on TV,and we were actually here. After moving to Louisiana and then Maryland,Kollie worked his way from salesman to sales manager. But despite his success,the young immigrant wanted to challenge himself even further. Since Im here in America, a land of opportunity,I have to better myself,he said. Not just for today,but I need to better myself for the future. K ollie also felt an obligation to better the world. While h e wanted to get an education, the frightening experiences of his youth helped mold a yearning to free the oppressed. All my life,I really a dmired the United States military as a fighting force that has set a mark on this planet, he said. When I got my green card,I was like...I should go ahead and join the Army. Before he signed his name, h owever,Kollie reflected on the cruelty he witnessed in L iberia. Like his native land, Afghanistan has been filled with violence for decades,and he knew that by joining the U.S. Army,he would likely bet hrust into the middle of another armed conflict. At one point,I was like, just came from a country anda situation that was all about w ar,he said. But sometimes you have to make a move and hope for the better. Kollie,who enlisted in S eptember 2010,deployed to Afghanistan last fall. As he s poke from a remote forward operating base near the Pakistani border,the soldierh ad almost no complaints. Other than the searing,unrel enting heat,Kollie enjoys being part of the war effort. Everythings going well, a nd we cant wait to go home,the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade petroleum s pecialist said July 5. Its been a long ten months,and w re doing our best. From Liberian refugee to American soldier,Spc. Alfred Kollies journey is extraordinary. His courage also repre-s ents scores of young people who have stepped forward since Sept. 11,2001. While Hollywood often shines the spotlight elsewhere,this generation of volunteer warriors embodies the very best ofA merica. I just feel blessed to be p art of this country,Kollie said. Its so amazing to know you have people a country that will accept you. To find out more about Tom Sileo or to read features by otherC reators Syndicate writers and c artoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com. Page 2ANews-SunFriday, July 13, 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 July 11 161926313950x:3Next jackpot $5 millionJuly 7 2617263140x:3 July 4 71121284346x:4 July 11 914152930 July 10 210141931 July 9 1521232729 July 8 221303132 July 11 (n 6389 July 11 (d 5015 July 10 (n 6377 July 10 (d 6288 July 11(n 665 July 11 (d 256 July 10(n 875 July 10 (d 556 July 10 512132911 July 6 611323619 July 3 63133441 June 29 2528333411 July 11 522364955 PB: 23Next jackpot $90 millionJuly 7 35293959 PB: 29 July 4 1419353956 PB: 33 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center Music in the Park lineup setSEBRING Highlands Hammock State Park has announced the lineup for its Music in the Park con-c ert series. The series will kick off O ct. 20 with Groovus,followed by Back PorchR evival on Nov. 17 and a Christmas program featuring area high school students on Dec. 8. For 2013,the series p icks back up on Jan. 19 with Rick and Robin Arnold. The California Toe Jam Band plays Feb. 23, Emanon will play jazz onA pril 20 and Billy Glades closes out the series May 18. Concert admission is $5 per person (accompanied children 12 and under admitted free of charge). Bring lawn chairs or blankets and flashlight because the concerts are outdoors in picnic area. Proceeds benefit park improvements via the Friends of Highlands Hammock. Park entrance fee of $6 per vehicle (up to eight people per car) is waived after 6 p.m. on concert nights. Call (863 6094 for more information or visit www.FloridaStateParks.org or www.FriendsofHighlandsH ammock.org/.Rick Arnold to perform SaturdayAVON PARK Hit singer and songwriter Rick Arnold will be performing live music from 3-6 p.m. Saturday at Duffers Dockside Bar. Arnold plays guitar and sings a variety of hit songs from the 0s,s and s as well as some country and original music for everyone to enjoy. Pete Ruano will be performing a variety of oldies from 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Duffers Dockside Bar. There is plenty of dancing room out on the deck overlooking Lake Glenada. Entertainment is free to the public. In case of rain,the entertainment will be taken indoors. Duffers is at 2451 U.S. 27 South. For more details, call 452-6339.Shrine Club hosts flea marketAVON PARK The Highlands Shrine Clubs flea market at 2604 State Road 17 South (between Avon Park and Sebring) iso pen on Saturdays this summer from 8 a.m. to n oon. The two thrift stores and produce vendor are ready for business. There are lots of bargain prices on furni-t ure,adult and childrens clothing,books,bric-abrac,household items,etc. Vendors are invited to set up free under the shadet rees. No breakfast served until September.Dog Daze of Summer todaySEBRING Destination Downtown Sebring will present the Second Annual Dog Daze of Summerevent from 5-8 p.m. today in and around Downtown Sebrings Circle Park. Both two and fourlegged attendees will enjoy contests,demonstrations, vendor booths,live music and more. Contest participants must pre-register at Scosta Supply or Capt. Rons Mercantile. Registration forms are available at www.DestinationDowntow nSebring.com/. For more information about the monthly Destination Downtown events,visit www.DestinationDowntow nSebring.com/.This event is co-sponsored by the Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency (CRAor more information about the CRA,visit www.DowntownSebring.or g./Heston fundraiser set for todaySEBRING A family fun,barbecue fundraiser is set for today to benefit the Friends of Dennis Heston drive. The barbecue will be held from 4-8 p.m. at the Highlands County Fair COMMUNITYBRIEFS I just feel blessed to be part of this country Courtesy photo U.S. Army Spc. Alfred Kollie is a petroleum supply specialist serving with E Company, Task Force Wolfpack, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, in Afghanistan. Kollie emigrated to the United States from West Africa, where he spent much of his life in a refugee camp escaping civil war in his home country of Liberia. Photo courtesy of Sgt. 1st Class Eric Pahon. Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 Special to the News-SunSEBRING Kenilworth Care & Rehabilitation Center announced that on Aug. 6i t will be honoring 48 volunteers with the Presidents Volunteer Service Award,a national honor given in recognitiono f volunteer service. The award was established in 2003 and is available on an annual basis to individual groups and families who havem et or exceeded requirements for volunteer servi ce and have demonstrated exemplary citizenship through volunteering. A s a certifying organization participating in the a ward program, Kenilworth Care annually confers the award to recognize the outstanding achievements of its volun-t eers. Congressman Tom R ooney,Sebring Mayor George Hensley, Highlands County SheriffS usan Benton and Rev. Ken Legrow from C rossroads Church will be participating in the presentation. A ccording to administrator Michael Rivera, Kenilworth Care & R ehabilitation has a long history of volunteer servi ce,with many volunteers performing community service each year on behalf of the organization. Those being honored by K enilworth Care for enhancing the lives of the residents are: Gold awards Pen Pals: Jean Alexander,Sally Andrews,Ellen G. Berryhill,Joan Bush,A licia Dyce,Verne Friesn, Jennifer Garrison,Jeane G uske,Ruth Jenkins, Donna Keziah,Barbara Loprencs,Nina Morrow, Betty Patrick,June Richart,Joyce Schwann,A nna Mary Tuggey, Carmen Velez,Patsy White,Blanche Whitehead and Ruth Zeltner. Kenilworth Care to honor 48 volunteers S ee VOLUNTEERS,5A By ED BALDRIDGE e d.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING A Sebring woman was arrested on Saturday in connection witht he theft of more than $150,000 in jewelry and credit card fraud. According to the arrest warrant,Teshia MariaB urns,30,of Sebring,was booked on charges of grand theft,burglaryo f an unoccupied dwelling,petit theft, using the identifica-t ion of another without consent,illegal u se of credit cards and fraud. Burns befriended G aetano Matteo and Joanne M. Intravaia in May to assist i n the care of Joanne Intravaia while she was ill, the report states. During that time,Gaetano Intravaia allowed Burns top ick up items with permission and used a Bank of A merica debit card and Burns knew his PIN numbers. H e became aware of the missing cards when his c redit card company contacted him about unusual usage. O n or after May 18,an estimated $150,000 in jewelry from an unsecured safe was taken along with a Dell laptop valued at $1,500.T wo Capital One Mastercards were also taken. Video surveillance showed Burns using thec redit cards on May 20 at the Circle K at 7916 U.S. 27 South,pur-c hasing gas and accessing an ATM. The report also s tates that during the investigation it was r evealed that several transactions were conducted using the stolenc ards. Burns fraudulently repr esented herself as both Gaetano and Joanne Intravaia without their consent,the report states. Burns displayed a system-a tic,on going course of conduct by first gaining the t rust of two elderly individuals and then committing the burglary of the resi-d ence... Burns was still in custody i n the Highlands County Jail at press time on bond of $17,500. Woman arrested for theft of $150K worth of jewelry B urns Continued on page 5A


C M Y K By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Wagging tails and wet noses will fill Downtown Sebring during Destination Downtowns Dog Daze ofS ummer event this evening. First time Dog Daze Coordinator Kathy Doherty,owner of Kathys Consignment,is looking forward to the second installment of the event,whichw ill be from 5-8 p.m. in and around the Circle. Im excited. It was successful last year. People really enjoy their pets. I enjoy the camaraderie of the downtown merchants,said Doherty. D oherty was a member of the group that helped organized last years Dog D aze,but this is her first time holding the leash. There is a group of about 13 of us w orking on the event. There are several more who will participate and have h elped out,also,Doherty said. This years event will feature a handful of new additions including more contests,Buddys Adoption Agency and celebrity emcee Mayor George Hensley. The dog/owner lookalike contest is a new one. We thought it would be fun to h ave. We have grown in the vendor area. We have more vendors that service pets this year. We also have a stage this year. The city was able to set up the stage for perf ormers. Wve just had a good networking experience all we need is for the people to come down,Doherty said. A ttendees will be able to enter contests,show off their dogs skills as well as gain great discounts and deals at d owntown businesses. Doggie contests include fashion, f reestyle,tail wagging,and the lookalike contest. Owners who wish to enter their K-9 friend into any contests should pre-register at Scosta Supply or Captain Rons Mercantile,both located on thed owntown Circle. Other events include an agility training demonstration,adoptions,pet services booths,live music and more. Another thing we have is the stamp card. Guests get a card and go around and have it stamped from merchants.O nce it is filled they are eligible for a gift basket. The idea is to get them into downtown shops. We will give everyone two weeks to get all the stamps so that they arent running around all night and missing the event. We will hold the drawing on July 28 at the Whats UpD owntown meeting,Doherty explained. Merchants along the Circle and spoke streets have been asked to place doggie bowls as well as human treatsout for Dog Daze guests. For more information visit w ww.DestinationDowntown.com/. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, July 13, 2012Page 3A FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH AND SCHO; 3.639"; 2"; Black; main a; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 4 4 1 1 G RIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 7/13/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 4 4 5 5 9 9 By SAMANTHA GHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING The School B oard of Highlands County members expressed their distaste on the lengthy dispute over the Head Field lease agreement Tuesday evening. The HCSB and thec ity of Avon Park have been in disagreement over the t erms of the usage of the field since early spring. I was given direction to d raft the lease and to make sure that I kept it very simp le,and that was at the citys request. (City Attorney Gerald Buhr) redrafted the lease and in the re-draft essentially its a1 0-year term and it can be renewed for two additional f ive-year terms for a total of 20 years,school board attorney John McCluree xplained. The purpose of the lease i s to transfer control of the facility to the School Board and keeping the city out oft he loopaccording to McClure. The city wants to remain t he sole owners of the property but release complete c ontrol of it to the HCSB. Two modifications to the lease including item 12A, which will allow the city to make unilateral assessmentst hat could modify or make improvements to Head Field. It is my opinion that we should not agree to this provision because of its potential precedent it would seta nd because I think its inappropriate,McClure said. The Avon Park City Council agreed to delete thei tem at the last city council meeting,according to McClure. The second point of concern raised several eyebrows for board members. The other thing though ... if the field were in fact l eased for some profitable venture,thats over and above the normal admissionc harges for baseball games and things like that,then t hey felt that because its their facility they felt that they should share in that revenue,McClure explained. B oard members all expressed their distaste with t he citys provision and voiced their opinions over the matter. I know that Mrs. Maria Sutherland has raised some c oncerns about the concessions stands. I dont know really how much money thec oncession stands generates but Im not sure its going to get the city out of its f inancial bind ... Personally I dont think we ought to h ave to pay the city any type of tax or sales tax off of that. I dont think we should,board member Ronnie Jackson said. I cant envision any use of that field for profit-making purposes that would not be utilized for school functions,McClure said. ve hard a part in Head Field since 1957 and as far Head Field provisions get no from school board See HEAD,page 6A Pooches, owners invited to Dog Daze of Summer event Courtesy photo The doggie fashion show will be just one of the contests taking place as part of the Dog Daze of Summer event today in Sebring. intelligent design. This is why his second goal is to establish true vision for the county. Then he believes comp plans and LDRs be developed to make the vision come true. Returning to Florida after his 12-year military career, Bennett joined his familys firm,Management Experts Inc. where he is now vicepresident,obtained a bachelor of science degree in business management from Webber International University and was a member of the 2007 class of Leadership Highlands. This background,he said, coupled with his experience as deputy chair of the Avon Parks Community Redevelopment Agencs Main Street advisory board, alternate member of the countys planning and zoning board of adjustments,president of the Avon Park Chamber of Commerces board of directors,and longterm member of the Rotary, means he has a sophisticated understanding of the financial issues facing the county. H e said he is a conservative,and that conservative starts at the local level. We have to find new ways to solve problems,and get government out of the way. While there has to be some regulation,it cannot be onerous. I personally dont believe government should be a land owner. He believes that non-profit organizations,like Habitat for Humanity,while worthwhile causes,should not be supported with taxpayer dollars. Looking to the future he said a big piece of the puzzle can be solved through biomass and bio-technology. wo or three plants are looking (at locating hereA castor oil plant is a huge opportunity. We can grow the raw materials and turn them into product that could be sold worldwide. Right now,Bennett said, The only (careerancement here happens when someone retires. If I get elected,he said, I want to hit the ground running. I know I have a lot to learn,but I can still get things done. Continued from page 1A Bennett running for county commission District 1 seat


C M Y K ANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comDAN HOEHNES ports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGV ICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com C IRCULATIONT ONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Page 4ANews-SunFriday, July 13, 2012www.newssun.com In its final report recently r eleased,the Florida Innocence Commission addressed the issues of eyewitness misidentification, false confessions and the lack of evidence preservation,a mong other mishaps that can wrongfully convict innocent p eople. ... ... (W financial support to thec ourts all of the commissions work will end up on a s helf. The courts,the panel reminded Floridians,are strapped. After more than half a decade of Tallahassee cutting court budgets,thep lea for money keeps falling on deaf ears. e cannot avoid the reali ty that a number of the problems in our system of justice deal with the issue of adequate funding,wrote Orange-Osceola Circuit Chief Judge Belvin Perry Jr.,c hairman of the commission. The commission was create d in 2009 by the state Supreme Court to reduce wrongful convictions in thew ake of DNA testing. Since the establishment of the comm ission,a dozen men have been exonerated from their convictions. ... The Florida Innocence Project,which works sepa-r ately and independently from the Florida Innocence C ommission,has pushed for years to have law enforcement and prosecutors use DNA to build their cases. The commissions thorough report gives credence to the Innocence Projects good work. L ike every other governm ental institution,the courts h ave taken a blow from the state budgets belt-tightening. Though funds are scarce, the volume of cases continues to grow with the population. Floridas incarceration rate hovers above the national average,and state courts are becoming processing millsw ith justice put on the backburner. Lost in Floridas justice system are those without access to DNA testing and a guarantee of a fair trial. Thatm ust end. An editorial from the Miami H erald. Justice on back burner Floridas court system is overburdened with too many cases and too few dollars. The states DNA lab is close to running dry without proper funding,leaving many defendants at risk of having justice denied. Trying to find a solution for TDCEditor: I attended the June 28 Tourist Development meeting,where I offered a unique thought in solving the Tourist Tax issue that has been batted back and forth for sometime and would possibly save the tax from repeal. I proposed we combine a Sunset and 1 percent raise in the tourist tax as one ballot issue and allow the voters of Highlands County to decide. Raising the tax to 3 percent would commence Jan. 1,2013 and the first sunset would be Dec. 31,2014 and every 10 years thereafter. The raise in the tax would provide enough money to allow all the required percentages to be followed,as promised. And if the vote was yes or no,the tourist tax would stay in place and could not be repealed until the first sunset. And with close to $1 million in tax to be collected from the start of the tax increase to the first sunset,I would have thought surely TDC could put its house back in order and establish accountability with the voters,which would assure that the tourist tax would be extended for 10 more years. The answer I got from 100 percent of the TDC council members was No. The reason given was that the voters of Highlands County were not knowledgeable enough on the tourist tax to decide such an important matter. It seems as though they think it will be much safer to convince four members of the county commission that they need more money than convince the voters of Highlands County. And the commission wont require an accountability sunset and could allow the present plan to be changed so the promise made in 2002 would not need be kept. I explained to them,to no avail,that when (not ifor Government Accountability obtained signed petitions from 15 percent of the voters of Highlands County and the issue was forced on a ballot,those same uninformed voters will be the ones to decide to either allow the two percent tourist development tax to continue or repeal it. And there was a good chance the tourist tax would be gone forever.And thats what I was trying to prevent. So when someone says that I am trying to kill the tourist tax,remember the solution given at the June TDC meeting and remember who would rather see the tax gone than be accountable to the voters of Highlands County and a Sunset is the only way to make TDC accountable. And they dont like it. Bill Youngman Citizens for Government Accountability SebringPeck is the choice to makeEditor: While we lay off hundreds of positions in our educational system,the higher ups don't seem to think that their outrageously large salaries are a part of the problem. Only one candidate for Superintendent of Schools has said they would donate over $100,000 of her own salary over her four-year term and put it back into the classroom:Roberta Peck. Republican Roberta Peck has been an award-winning teacher and an activist for better spending in Highlands County for 33 years. She is a leader and a person who thinks outside of the box on ways to cut waste. Before retiring in 2010,she even offered to keep her art program running at Hill Gustat Middle School,by teaching for free. She is not an everyday politician. She is an experienced educator with a clear and detailed plan to fix the problems we face including taxpayer waste, truancy,bullying,bloated salaries,and our unacceptable Dschools (her plans are available at www.electpeck2012.com). She believes that public service is the highest calling and that public officials should not be overpaid because it attracts the wrong kind of people. If elected,she would propose to return the school board to a stipend system,like most other states,which pays school board members on a permeeting basis instead of a bloated salary over $30,000 plus expensive benefits. These bloated school board salaries have big government written all over them. The board only met for 82 hours in 2011; that is an hourly rate of $373.36. This could put close to five new,badly needed,teachers back into classrooms,teaching our children. Roberta Peck is the obvious choice for conservative Republicans in the Superintendent of Schools primary race. She will serve as the taxpayers best friend. Joshua Everhart Sebring EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYM ake sure to sign your letter and include your a ddress and phone number.Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters t o a maximum of 400 words.Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S.27 South, Sebring,F L 33870;drop it off at the same address;fax 3851 954;or e-mail editor@newssun.com To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers,l etters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in l etters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the NewsSun Baby,its hot outside. If it wasnt for the refreshing cold front pushing through parts of the U.S. right now, one might be tempted to think there is something to all that global warming nonsense that conveniently breaks out every time it is w arm enough for a climate change alarmist to break out in a sweat. To be fair,climate change is real. It occurs f our times a year when winter turns into spring t urns into summer turns into fall. Alarmists dont see it that way,so they s quawk The sky is fallingevery time conditions vary outside their interpretation of what they t hink is normal. If there was ever a case to be made for global warming,it would have b een in 1936 back in the days when no one worried about how cow flatulence or greenhouse gas affected the atmosphere. Unlike anything weve experience since; the threemonth long 1936 North American heat wave wiped out crops and snuffed out l ives during the Great Depressions Dust Bowl days. The heat wave thatb egan in June largely e nded in September,leaving in its wake over 5000 deaths,drought,and wide-s pread destruction. Even as hot as its been,many of t he record-high temperatures experienced then are unmatched today. To make matters worse, t he 1936 heat wave was p receded by one of the most severe cold waves of the 1930s. The 1936 North American cold wave included recorded wind chills of minus-100 degrees Fahrenheit in the Midwest,ending withM arch floods. People conc entrated on how to put the next meal on the table rather than obsessing over things like air temperature fluctuations. Its good they didnt obsess,because temperatures returned to normal that fall,just like the cold front making its way across the country is doing today as I write. The planet spins,the seasons change,temperatures fluctuate and mere mortals are foolish enough to think they can control the forces of nature on a global scale and believe they can turn back the tides by the sound of their voice. Four years ago,thenSenator Barack Obama proclaimed his policies would lead to future generations acclaiming this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal,attributing zeroc redit to the planets creator in whom Obama prof esses to believe. Its funny how nature has a way of reboundinga ll by itself. The BP Gulf Oil Spill illustrates this God Factorin contradic t ion to everything alarmists believe. A most informat ive Jan. 10,2011 Time Magazinearticle,After the Great Spill:How the Gulf Cleaned Itself explains how it did justt hat when microscopic bacteriadigested much o f the hydrocarbons while they were still deep under the surface.Texas A&MU niversity chemical oceanographer John K essler said the spill helped us understand the capacity of a natural syst em to handle this kind of event by itself.Wow. Kesslers study also found formally significant amounts of methanesci-e ntists thought might impact global warming and assumed would be around for yearshad largely disappearedwhen methan-o trophs (bacteria that feed off methane)mopped up m ost of the mess. Reasonable stewardship o f the planet is a non-partisan no-brainer,but there is a line to be drawn at the point where choices inflict indelible injury onm ankind making man subservient to the very things created to serve him. According to The New Y orker,Obama has said the most important policy he could address in his second term is climate change.Unemployment numbers are abysmal,and the economy is in tatters, so the Alarmist-In-Chief elevates his pay grade to do something a little more vexing like healing the planet. Amazing. Susan Stamper Brown is an opinion page columnist, motivational speaker and military advocate who writes about politics, the military, the economy and culture. Email Susan at writestamper@gmail.com or her website at susanstamperbrown.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Heat wave is no reason for alarm Guest Column Susan Stamper Brown


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, July 13, 2012Page 5A LAKE DENTON CAMP; 3.639"; 5"; Black; july ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 5 5 3 3 MARTIAL ARTS (pp uniform; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 2 6 6 2 2 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 Bronze awards Judaism Class:Howard Salles and Rhoda Salles. Gold awards Inspirational Devotions: Betty Weeks,Gail Gregory,Sue Gregory and Barbara Little. Silver awards Spanish Bible study:Rev. Leopoldo Abrego and Martin Lara. Gold awards Gospel sing-a-long:Maggie Kinchen and Rev.Anna Storey. Silver awards Crossroads Praise Team: Carlos Cardona,Darling Huffman. Individual Awards Platinum Lifetime: Ruth Percy. Bronze:Clara Revelle. Resident Volunteers Platinum Lifetime: Magda Maril. Gold:William Adams. Bronze: Barbara Stapleford. Staff Volunteers Gold:Cathy Ayers, Fredric Jeans,Michael Rivera,Fran Turner, Tina Williams; Silver:Rebecca Block, Carolyn Shultis,Marilyn Holmes and Yamile Rhinehart; Bronze:Jose Delgado. For more information about volunteering for Kenilworth Care & Rehabilitation Center, contact Chaplain Fred Jeans by calling 3822153,or by e-mail:chaplain.sebring@signaturehealthcarellc.com. Continued from page 2A later confirmed to be Doty. Filipe and Rodriguez were arrested on June 13 by the U.S. Marshals Service Task Force operating in Orlando. Felipes girlfriend,Nicole H ebert,20,of 4400 Lewis Ave.,Sebring,was arrested as an accessory after the fact for allegedly driving the pair out of county,HCSO Public Information Officer Nell H ays said Tuesday. Benton said Tuesday that the investigation revealed t hat Hebert knew the two suspects were wanted by law e nforcement. Adriana Rodriguez,21,of 2424 Pinewood Blvd., Sebring,was also arrested Wednesday for tamperingw ith physical evidence in the case. Rodriguez is accused of cleaning Dotys blood off ofa wall at the scene of the f ight. Adriana Rodriguez is still being held at the Highlands County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond. M akris and Hebert are both being held with no bond. Hays said on Thursday that t he investigation was still ongoing and interviews of those involved continues. I cannot say if there are any other arrests forthcomingi mmediately,but we are still investigating this horrible crime,Hays said. As detectives continue the painstaking investigation of evaluating every detail in this case,it is clear that several people participated in differ-e nt ways in this horrific crime,Sheriff Benton said. What continues to disturb me is what appears to be such a lack of good conscience by so many people who were aware of the beating,theb urning,or participated in attempting to cover up the crime,Benton said. arents,please I beg you, know where your kids area nd who they are with. Local law enforcement continues to see large party gatherings with drugs and alcohol even involving some of the samey oung folks who were involved in this case. Who w ill be next,will it be your child? Help us help you, Benton added. Anyone with information on this case is requested toc all Det. Barbara Hair at the Highlands County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Unit at (863) 402-7250. T hose wishing to remain anonymous can call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477 visit www.heartland-c rimestoppers.com/. Continued from page 1A parking lot,just off the S ebring Parkway. Tickets are $10 and w ill get one-quarter chicken,coleslaw,baked beans,rolls and tea. To learn more visit facebook.com/pages/Friends-o f-Dennis-Heston/.Foster to be honored S EBRING A tree dedication service to h onor Sandy Foster,the former Executive Director of Nu-Hope Elder CareS ervices,will be held at 10 a.m.,Saturday at the Country Club of Sebring. T he public is invited to attend. F oster served as the Executive Director for NuHope Elder Care Services from July of 1999 until his passing on Sept. 25,2 010. Prior to this,he was the organizations Operations Director for eight years. Under his leadership,Nu-Hope Elder Care Services provided more than 1,200 seniorsa nnually with the ongoing services needed to remain i ndependent and avoid nursing home placement. During his years as executive director,the agency expanded servicest o Hardee County,became a community partner of United Way and established a program for elders residing in AssistedL iving Facilities. Foster, an avid golfer,also organized 14 tournaments which raised more than $260,000 for elder services. On Saturday,July 14, the Nu-Hope Elder Care Services Board of Directors will recognize his life of service by dedicating an oak tree that has been planted at the Country Club of Sebring and presenting his widow, Jean Foster,with a plaque honoring his service. Those interested in attending the dedication ceremony should gather at 9:50 a.m.,at the clubhouse. The Country Club of Sebring is located at 4800 Haw Branch Road. Contact Ingra Gardner at 382-2134.Ice cream social in Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID The Placid Lakes Social Circle will be sponsoring an ice cream social at the Town Hall,2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. on Sunday from 1-3 p.m. There will be banana splits,sundaes,floats available with all the fixings and a plaindish of ice cream,if you prefer. The Placid Lakes Social Circle is a newly organized group of Placid Lakes Homeowners.All activities are posted on the information panel at the Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd.. Continued from page 2A Doty Hebert Felipe J Rodriguez Arrests continue in Doty death probe JAMES HINKLE James T homas Hinkle, 71,of Sebring, died July 9, 2012 at Good Shepherd Hospice. He was a native ofW auseon,Ohio moving to Sebring in 1984 from Fort Frances,Ontario,Canada by way of Minnesota. He was a veteran of the UnitedS tates Air Force. He was a banker,a service manager f or Blackman Ford,safety director for Smoak Grovesa nd a paralegal,both for Andrew Jackson and currently as an independent. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church inS ebring. He is survived by his wife,Judith E.; son,James T homas Hinkle Jr. of Arizona; daughter,Andra Vaughn of Minnesota; brother,Rev. William Hinkle of Texas; grandson,B ryan (wife Christine Hinkle; three greatgrandsons; and a number of friends. A memorial service will b e held Thursday,July 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. at First A ssembly of God. In lieu of flowers,memorial contribu-t ions may be made to First Assembly of God Benevolence and Missions Fund. Condolences may be expressed at www.morrisfu-n eralchapel.com. OBITUARIES m ile bike and run of 10 kilometers. e chose Lake Placid because of the rural setting, the rolling hills and the crystal clear lakes,Andrews said. Andrews explained that there would be a total of four events running at the same time during the two-day period. This event will be sanctioned by the USA Triathlon Association providing all rules and liability insurance for the event,town,volunteers and participants, Andrews explained. The Lake Placid MultiSport Festival is being created to fill the void of Olympic distance triathlon and duathlon in central and south central Florida. It is the goal of Paragon Event Professionals to build a multi-day festival showcasing the town of Lake Placid. Andrews explained. A duathlon is organized for those who are not so big on the swimming and consists of a one-and-a-half mile run to represent the swim event,a 25-mile bike race and the traditional 10 kilometer run to the finish. Andrews made it clear that his company was pursuing this as a for-profit event,but part of the funds would go to the Highlands County YMCA. I dont see this growing to the 1,500 (participant events,like some of the big races,but I am confident of the 500 to 800 participants, Andrews said. Despite the potential increase in sports tourism, council was hesitant to allow the for-profit company to use public property to make money. Town Clerk Arlene Tuck voiced her opposition to allowing a for-profit entity to use the public parks and the council was cautious in its approval. Any approval I would vote for tonight would be extremely conditional, Councilman Ray Royce said. If we are going to allow a for-profit to use some of the towns facilities,then the t own needs to make a little bit of money off of this. Putting the money in S ebring,into the YMCA,I dont see this benefiting Lake P lacid at all,Mayor John Holbrook said. If you could find someway to benefit the youth of Lake Placid,I would be more inclined to vote fort his immediately.When we do something for this,I want to make sure it benefits Lake Placid and not just Sebring or Avon Park. A ndrews plans includes a Saturday kidsrace and registration for the adult race on Sunday.The kidsrace will serve as the kickoff for the existing series through the Highlands County Family YMCA,the Rock n Heartland Youth Triathlon Series to benefit Julies Funds for Kids. Andrews clarified that his business would use Lake June Park and pay all fees for police coverage and road closing. e are going to work out all the details and I believe100 percent that we should pay for any additional costs incurred by the town. I am sure we can work out all the details with the police and the town before the next town meeting,Andrews said Thursday. Andrews is also the manager for The Bike Shop at 213 US 27 in Sebring. Continued from page 1A News-Sun file The proposed Olympic-distance triathlon in Lake Placid would open with a .9-mile swim. Triathlon being planned for Lake Placid area I dont see this growing to the 1,500 (participant events, like some of the big races, but I am confident of the 500 to 800 participants.DANANDREWS t riathlon organizer Volunteers to be honored in August GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE CO MMUNITYBRIEFS TALLAHASSEE (AP State child welfare authorities are introducing a n ew plan aimed at recruiting 1,200 more foster parents for some of the 20,000 children now in foster care across Florida. D epartment of Children and Families Secretary D avid Wilkins said Thursday that the agency wants to eliminate many ofi ts rules and regulations that often hamper efforts to attract foster parents. 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C M Y K as I know theres never been anything played there butb aseball,Jackson stated. The discussion continued as the board tried to decide w hat to do about the proposed provision. This all started when they c ame to us for us to pick up the maintenance. I felt that would provide consistency.W e are providing maintenance to the field whether we lease or not lease them. Ig uess were actually picking u p the expense,Cox said. McClure asked the board w hat their preference was with the provisions of the redrafted lease agreement. T he board voted unanimously to approve the lease a greement with the city of Avon Park with the deletion of item 12A only. The boardd id not agree to incorporate the citys profit-sharing prov ision into the lease. T he board continued Tuesdays meeting with a pprovals of a couple policy revisions for the school board as well as one for the Code of S tudent Conduct. Deputy Superintendent R odney Hollinger presented the board with one other policy revision brought up duringa meeting of school principals. The suggestion was if t hey are going to authorize the use of any type of elec-t ronic device they want the teachers to get permission of an administrator of the s chool,Hollinger said. The revision essentially stated that the use of iPads,n etbooks,laptops,etc. would be prohibited by teachers in t he classrooms unless directly given permission by an administrator. That makes totally no sense to me,Jackson said. I would think that I know the rules enough and Im professional enough that I can make that assumption. I can agree with the phones but this is talking about a laptop,an e-r eader or netbook,before that kid can use it hes got to get p ermission from the administrator? Talk about wasting time. B oard members discussed the item further before agreeing to leave the proposed policy change out of the adoptions. d hate to see any policy that prohibited the use of these devices for educational purposes,Director of Curriculum Becky Fleck said. Board members also expressed congratulations and stated how impressed they were with the recent accomplishments of county students who participated in the state Future Farmers of America (FFA) conventiona nd competition. Several local schools including Sebring High School,Avon Park High School,Sebring Middle andH ill-Gustat Middle were present during Tuesday nights HCSB meeting,each reporting the accomplish-m ents of their FFA members at the convention. HCSB members Donna Howerton and Ronnie Jackson attended the conven-t ion as well as Superintendent Wally Cox. Page 6ANews-SunFriday, July 13, 2012www.newssun.com PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process 92460 publix liquor pr; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 3 3 3 3 7 7 CENTRAL SECURITY; 3.639"; 2"; Black plus three; process, main ad #3; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 3 3 3 3 8 8 p icadilly circus; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process pickadilly circus spon; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 3 3 1 1 5 5 C OWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 7/13/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 4 4 6 6 1 1 Continued from page 3A Head Field lease raises issues with school board More documents released in Martin caseORLAND (AP police officers gave conflicting accounts of an ex-neighborhood watch leaders injuries in the minutes after he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Documents released by prosecutors Thursday show that some officers thought George Zimmermans nose was broken but others didnt. The officers agreed that Zimmerman had cuts on the back of his head. The degree of Zimmermans injuries could be important in his claim of self-defense. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder. The documents also provide an account of Martins activities with his cousin the day before the shooting and show crime scene photos. Zimmerman was arrested 44 days after the shooting.


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C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunFriday, July 13, 2012www.newssun.com C ities to present the organizations pension plan program as an another option. Ultimately,however,the city council does not make the selection of which pension option to chose. By state statute,thata uthority rests solely with the pension funds board of trustees.P rojections and options Before Doug Lozen,of Foster & Foster, the current plans actuarial service,outlined three different scenarios. He said costs for all three were based on three assumptions:i nvestment returns calculated on an 8 percent return,salary increases and turnover in p ersonnel. These three factors were important,he said,because in favorable conditions theyw ould hold down the cost of the plan. They were,however,subject to change over time, w hich means in unfavorable conditions, costs would go up.Scenario AThe first scenario is a baseline projection based on the current defined benefit plan. A defined benefit means the retiree receives as et amount every month,typically a percentage of their ending salary. T hese projections are based on maintaining the status quo. Lozen said part of the current high cost of t he existing plan is a result of todays economic conditions. The trustees are having to p ay off losses in the market that is, replace money that has been lost to the general fund. Once those are replaced,more m oney would be available to invest and the plan would gain ground. The greater the return,the less the plan costs. Under this scenario,Lozen said the citys contribution is (approximatelyt his fiscal year,$410,000 for fiscal year ending September of 2017,and $330,000 in the fiscal year ending September of 2022. All Avon Park police officers would remain covered by extending the currentp lan.Scenario BIn scenario B not all members would r eceive a defined pension. Those with less than five years of credited service would r eceive a refund of their contributions,with interest. Those members would then be moved into a defined contribution plan an example is a 401K. Scenario B estimates by 2015 there would be five members left in the defined benefit plan. A key in this shift,Lozen said,is that the current plan would be closed to new hires. This means the city would lose the state contribution toward administrative costs, which amounts to about $50,000 a year. O ver the next 10 years,the citys average dollar scenario Bs cost is projected to be $290,000 annually. Lozen added that the $290,000 price tag does not include what the city will haveto allot for defined contribution costs. T he city estimates those additional costs would amount to about $60,000 annually.Scenario CI n scenario C,which supposes the Highlands County Sheriffs Office takes over law enforcement responsibilities,therew ould only be three members still on the city payroll and still in the defined benefit p lan Public Director John King, Commander Jason Lister,and Sgt. Brian Robinson retained to help the HCSO with community policing. Because they would be 100 percent of the c itys police force,the city would continue to receive funds from the state to offset a dministration costs. Vested members no longer working for the city would have their benefits freeze,a nd non-vested members would receive a refund of member contributions,with intere st. The HCSO would calculate its portion of pension costs for its new hires,passing them b ack to the city. Scenario C projects the average annual city dollar amount to be $140,00 over the next 10 years although,city payments to the HCSO for its pension costs have to be fac-t ored in.Florida League of CitiesPaul Shamoun,an account executive for the Florida League of Cities,presented a pension plan program it offers to municipalities. The News-Sun will present the plan in detail in Sundays edition. Briefly,Deleon told the News-Sun the L eagues program,a turnkey solution to manage the pension system. Their proposal w ould shave about $50,000 in administrative fees,and would increase the return on the investment of assets. C ontinued from page 1A B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comS EBRING Dennis and Brenda Heston are a local couple that has spent countless hours giving back to the community through theirf aith and hard work. The couple has recently been dealt a huge blow with the discovery of Dennistage 4 cancer diagnosis,which has left thec ouple facing tremendous difficulties and trials. In early June,Heston made a trip to the Veterans Affairs (VA) Clinic after his leg began to swell. Heston wasa dvised to visit the St. Petersburg VA Hospital after h is initial visit to the local VA Clinic. He was not only diagn osed with blood clots (they were taken care of) but also s tage 4 cancer that has metastasized. The economy had already negatively affected their business and now the cancer has devastated it,s aid Youth for Christ and friend Debbie Lees. W ith the couples new financial struggles,groups of faithful servants began to seti n motion a fundraiser to benefit the couple in their time of n eed. Prayer didnt seem enough,Lees stated. T he Friends of Dennis group has gone above and beyond to help the lifetime Highlands County residents as they face extraordinaryc hallenges. Several local churches Wings of Faith, Union Congregational Church,Crossroads Community Church,C rossroads Fellowship Church and Winter Haven C hurch of God have come together to create the FamilyF un Dinner with Praise and Worship. The dinner is a traditional dinner in which local churches and businesses workt ogether to raise funds for the couples expenses. The generosity of this community is incredible. We have fabulous items to raffleo ff and everyone has worked together through faith to help them,Lees said. The Hestons are a wellknown and loved family throughout the community, and bringing people together in support of them was the easy part. "The Heston family has been an active and vital part of this community for their entire lives. Whether it is providing as a business of integrity for consumers to trust,taking in an unwed mother in need of love and shelter,or simply opening t heir home for church baptisms,they have continually served others around them. It is a delight to see how everyone is rallying together toe ncourage them in their time of need," stated pastor of C rossroads Community Church in Avon Park,JohnD umas. The Family Fun Dinner will be held at the Highlands County Fair Convention Center parking lot from 4-8p .m. today. Taylor Rental and Union Congregational Church have donated large tents for the event to provide shade andp rotection for guests. The dinner will take place rain or shine. Plates are $10 and include 1/4 chicken,baked beans,cole slaw,dinner roll and ice tea. Bounce houses, face painting and music will also be provided. Tickets may be purchased in advance at Crossroads Community Church,114 S. Central Ave.,Avon Park; Dutchers Diner,1012 W. Main St.,Avon Park; South Ridge Abstract & Tile,229 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring; Brewsters Coffee House, 2191 US 27 N,Sebring; and S outh Ridge Abstract & Tile, 203 N. Main Ave.,Lake Placid. Brenda Heston commented on the work that has beend one to benefit her husband and their family. d like to express our gratitude to all involved ing iving and fund raising during this very difficult time. My family is overwhelmed by the show of support from our community. We ared eeply touched and feel extremely blessed to be a part of it. We remain hopeful for a positive outcome and give thanks to God for holding usi n His loving care. A second benefit has been set up to help the Heston Family. A four-person scramble at Golf Hammock and Country Club will be held on July 28. Registrations must be turned in at the Pro Shop by July 25. For more information about the scramble, call 381-2151. Heston has just completed two weeks of radiation to shrink the tumor in his lung and is slowly recovering. Chemotherapy will begin on Monday at the VA Hospital in St. Petersburg. Family Fun Dinner to benefit Dennis Heston C ourtesy photo D ennis Heston is battling stage 4 cancer. A benefit for him w ill be held today. Pension options outlined in AP By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEYchristopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK There were many questions and concerns expressed regarding the future of the police and fire pension fund system during the city councils special informational meeting Wednesday night. Mayor Sharon Schuler worries because the pensions projections are based on an 8 percent return on investment. Returns on investments over the preceding years had not been close to that figure, she said. Why make projections using 8 percent? If the economy stays the way it is,8 percent is way out of whack. Doug Lozen,of Foster & Foster,the plans actuary, replied,We do need to take that into account,but its a fine calculation. Is 8 percent reasonable? Clearly in 2011, no. For this year,most plans are earning 12 to 15 percent. This years investment pretty much cancels out last years losses. I will tell you the pension board is looking at the percentage quarterly. Matthew Mierzwa,an attorney for the International Association of Firefighters,said terminating the current pension plan (as happens in scenario B means,All obligations come owing to the city. This means the city would be faced with an overwhelming bill that would have to be paid all at once. He said that in the past at least one city was bankrupted by the decision and all its employees had to put on minimum wage. Mierzwa also is concerned that scenario C would also be ruled a termination by the states actuarial office. Its a gray area, he said. Termination occurs when its clear a city intends to get out of the pension business. I would advise you to get good legal advice. Michael McHale,representing the southwest Florida Police Benevolent Association,said he found scenarios B and C very alarming. If we really and truly intend to abandon the Avon Park Police Department,why have a government at all? Do you really want a police department with a two tier pension system (which occurs in Scenario B)? He gave as an example a hostage situation with shots being fired. One officer has a vested pension with disability,the other officer has only a 401K. Dont you think the one officer will say to the other,ou go through the door. God forgive anything happens,but at least youre covered. McHale also said that the sheriff does not have control of pension costs,so there is no guaranteeing the future at todays prices. If you are not in charge,McHale said, you have to depend on the election cycle. If you are in control you can initiate changes. The experts told you th at a (pension fund funded ration of 80 percent is sound. Youre at 88 percent. Hundreds of cities would gladly change places. City Manager Julian Deleon replied,oure talking about two issues that are not necessarily related (the cost to the city and the soundness of the pension fund). Chris Watkins,an AP police officer,said he was concerned regarding the figures in the sheriffs proposal,because a decade from now it was likely there would be a new sheriff,and that in the same time it was even more likely that pension costs would rise. Those facts are not factored in. Members of the pensions board of trustees did not speak Wednesday night. Carol Knapp,administrator of the pension plan,told the News-Sun Thursday morning that,e came to listen. The board members are taking the opportunity to process all the information presented. They will present the ir thoughts at the next board meeting on July 30,which is public and will be noticed. Concerns expressed over pension options PHILADELPHIA (AP Joe Paterno and other top Penn State officials hushed up child sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago for fear of bad publicity,allowing the former assistant football coach to prey on other youngsters,according to a scathing report issued Thursday on the scandal. Our most saddening and sobering finding is the total disregard for the safety and welfare of Sandusks child victims by the most senior leaders at Penn State,said former FBI Director Louis Freeh,who was hired by university trustees to look into what has become one of sportsbiggest scandals. The most powerful men at Penn State failed to take any steps for 14 years to protect the children who Sandusky victimized. After an eight-month investigation,Freehs firm produced a 267-page report that concluded that the Hall of Fame coach,President Graham Spanier,athletic director Tim Curley and vice president Gary Schultz repeatedly concealed critical facts relating to Sandusks child abuse. Paterno was an integral part of this active decision to concealand his firing was justified,Freeh said at a news conference. He called the officialsdisregard for child victims callous and shocking. Sandusky is awaiting sentencing after being convicted of 45 criminal counts for abusing 10 boys. The scandal led to the ouster of Paterno and Spanier. Curley and Schultz are awaiting trial on charges accusing them of lying to a grand jury and failing to report abuse. They have pleaded not guilty. Asked whether the officialsactions amounted to a crime such as conspiracy or obstruction,Freeh said that would be up to a grand jury. School leaders empowered Sandusky to attract potential victims to the campus and football events by allowing him to have continued,unrestricted and unsupervised accessto campus and to affiliate with the football program,the report said. The access,the report states,provided Sandusky with the very currency that enabled him to attract his victims. Freeh said officials had opportunities in 1998 and 2001 to step in. Report: Penn State officials concealed Sandusky sex abuse


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, July 13, 2012Page 9A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 28-2011-CA-000842 Division: Civil FREEDOM MORTGAGE CORPORATION Plaintiff, v. MAGDALENA DIAZ A/K/A MAGDALENA HITT; MICHAEL L. HITT, JR.; HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated June 28, 2012, entered in Civil Case No.: 28-2011-CA-000842 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein FREEDOM MORTGAGE CORPORATION is Plaintiff, MAGDALENA DIAZ A/K/A MAGDALENA HITT; MICHAEL L. HITT, JR.; HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK are Defendants. BOB GERMAINE, the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 AM at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on 30th day of July, 2012, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 4, BLOCK G, LOTELA TERRACE, THIRD ADDITION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 17, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 806 REDDICK STREET, AVON PARK, FLORID A 33825 If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on June 29, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL July 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-11-00887 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, vs. ALVIN B. NEEDHAM; ALICE L. NEEDHAM; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; LEISURE LAKES HOME OWNERS CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC. FKA LEISURE LAKES PROPERTY OWNERS CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC.; and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named De-f endants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 30th day of July, 2012, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the in 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., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 22, IN BLOCK 7, OF LEISURE LAKES SECTION ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, AT PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the C lerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 29th day of July, 2012. If you are a person with a disability who needs any a ccommodation 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, (941 within two (2 notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD941 800-955-8770. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk July 13, 20, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-935-GCS STEVE COLTHARP and SARAH M. COLTHARP, Husband and Wife, Plaintiffs, vs. LUCIO CASIO LOPEZ, if alive and if not, the UNKNOWN SPOUSE, heirs, devisess, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against LUCIO CASIO LOPEZ and all claimants under any of such party; Defendants. NOTICE OF SUIT-PROPERTY TO: LUCIO CASIO LOPEZ, if alive and if not, the unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, credit ors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against LUCIO CASIO LOPEZ, and all claimants under any of such party; 1603 Golden Age Villas, Avon Park, FL 33825 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: The property: 1603 Golden Age Villas, Avon Park, FL 33825 Dwelling Unit No. 1603, Building F-1, GOLDEN AGE VILLAS, AVON PARK, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southwest corner of Lot 20, Bock 62, Avon Park, Section 22, Township 33 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida, as shown by map o r plat thereof recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit court in and for DeSoto County, Florida (of which Highlands County was formerly a part) in Plat Book 1, Page 58; thence in a Southerly direction along the Easterly right of way line of DeSoto Avenue a distance of 60 feet to the Northwest corner of a closed park; thence in an Easterly direction along the North boundary of a closed park, a distance of 99.61 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue along the North boundary of a closed park, a distance of 28.24 feet to a point; thence in a Southerly direction and parallel to DeSoto Avenue, through the center line of a partition wall and continue a distance of 70 feet to a point on the center line of a closed park; thence in a Westerly direction along the center line of a closed park a distance of 28.24 feet to a point; thence in a Northerly direction through the center line of a partition wall and continue a distance of 70 feet to the Point of Beginning, as per plat recorded in O.R. Book 277, Page 438 and 439, 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 John K. McClure, Esquire, JOHN K. MCCLURE, 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 31, 2012; otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the C omplaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 3rd day of July, 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 accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration at Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; telephone (8637 prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V via Florida Relay Service. July 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-205 IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLARD LEE HAMMACa /k/a WILLIAM L. HAMMAC Division PROBATE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of WILLARD LEE HAMMAC a/k/a WILLIAM L. HAMMAC, deceased, whose date of death was February 6, 2012; File Number PC 12-205, 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 July 13, 2012. /s/ Bonnie Hammac Sheldon Personal Representative: 2740 E. Milky Way Gilbert, AZ 85295 /s/ L. Bruce Swiren Attorney for Personal Representative: Email: bswiren@swirenlawfirm.com Florida Bar No. 329347 L. Bruce Swiren, P.A. 1516 E. Hillcrest Street Suite 200 Orlando, Florida 32803 Telephone: (407 Facsimile: (407 July 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-251 IN RE: ESTATE OF SHARON VERONICA WEHENKEL a/k/a S.V. WEHENKEL a/k/a SANDIA V. WEHENKEL Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS T he administration of the estate of Sharon Vernoica Wehenkel a/k/a S.V. Wehenkel a/k/a Sandia V. Wehenkel, deceased, whose date of death was June 4, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal repr esentative'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 persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 6, 2012. Personal Representative: Nancy Snider 4008 Santa Barbara Drive Sebring, FL 33875 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representative 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 By: /s/ E. Mark Breed III for THOMAS L. NUNNALLEE Florida Bar No. 0062162 E-mail Address: tnunnallee@bnpalaw.com July 6, 13, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-262 IN RE: ESTATE OF ANNA MAE COFFING, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ANNA MAE COFFING, deceased, whose date of death was March 10, 2012, and whose social security number is 311-34-4974, 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 OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 6, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Carla Ann Barnhart 947 S. Southland Drive Lafayette, IN 47909 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 July 6, 13, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 12-140-GCS CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., a Tennessee corporation authorized to transact business in Florida, Plaintiff, vs. CARMEN I. DIAZ, a/k/a CARMEN DIAZRIVERA; ISAIRIS D. STALL, a/k/a ISAIRIS DIAZ-STALL and JEMAR D. STALL, a/k/a JEMAR RYDELL STALL, husband and wife; Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: CARMEN I. DIAZ, a/k/a CARMEN DIAZ-RIVERA Last Known Address: 1467 Ruth Dr., Avon Park, FL 33825 and ISAIRIS DIAZ-STALL Last Known Address: 609 Ballard Rd., Avon Park, FL 33825 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose that mortgage, in favor of Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. dated October 6, 2003 and recorded on October 14, 2003, in Official Records Book 1710, Page 992, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, encumbering the following real and personal property located in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: Tract A, Avon Park Estates Unit III, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page(sH ighlands County, Florida, Together with that certain 2004 Clayton Freedom 68' x 32' Doublewide Mobile Home, Serial #WHC013263GAA and WHC013263GGAB, has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to SONYA K. DAWS, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 215 S. Monroe St., Suite 510, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, within twenty (20 file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorneys or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on J une 29, 2012. BOB GERMAINE, CLERK HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk J uly 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 11-000132-GCS NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE PROPERTY 60904044 LAS PALMAS RESORT HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a non-profit Florida corporation, Plaintiff, vs. CAMAY M. BROWN, et. al.; Defendant(s TO: CAMAY M. BROWN RESIDENCE UNKNOWN if living, including any unknown spouse if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendant is deceased, their respective unknown heirs, d evisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, or other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant or if he is not known to be dead or alive, and whose residences are similarly unknown. Y OU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a Claim of Lien on the following property in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, to-wit: Lot No. Block No. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT A LOT 638 EXHIBIT A A PORTION OF LOT 12, BLOCK 4, TOWN OF AVON PARK, SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 33, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART) FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 12; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 59'48'' EAST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 12, 160.16 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 00'12'' WEST, 47.94 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 48 DEGREES 05'32'' WEST, 26.70 FEET; THENCE NORTH 41 DEGREES 54'28'' EAST, 58.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 48 DEGREES 05'32'' EAST, 26.70 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 41 DEGREES 54'28'' WEST, 58.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 600 EAST CANFIELD STREET #638 AVON PARK FLORIDA 33825 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, t it on RENEE M. RENUART, Plaintiff's attorney, w hose address is: 201 Alhambra Circle, Suite 1200, Coral Gables, FL 33134, on or before August 7, 2012, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service upon Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 26th day of June, 2012. ROBERT GERMAINE, as Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk July 6, 13, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2012-CA-000519 DIVISION: UNC: 282012CA000519XXCICI G REEN TREE SERVICING LLC, A FOREIGN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AUTHORIZED TO DO BUSINESS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA Plaintiff, vs. GILBERTO CATALAN; MARIA CATALAN A/K/A MARIA ROSARIO CATALAN; JOHN DOE; Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO THE FOLLOWING DEFENDANT(S GILBERTO CATALAN 2024 GARDNER DRIVE LORIDA, FL 33857 GILBERTO CATALAN 925 POOLE LN IMMOKALEE, FL 34142 MARIA CATALAN A/K/A MARIA ROSARIO CATA-L AN 2024 GARDNER DRIVE LORIDA, FL 33857 MARIA CATALAN A/K/A MARIA ROSARIO CATALAN 925 POOLE LN IMMOKALEE, FL 34142 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: LOT 3, LORIDA ACRES SUBDIVISON, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 25 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 it on the attorney for the Plaintiff: VESCHIO LAW GROUP, LLC 2001 W. KENNEDY BLVD. Tampa, FL 33606 on or before August 14, 2012, or within 30 days of the first publication of this notice of action, and file the Original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorneys or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED on July 5, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court, HIGHLANDS County 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870-3701 /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk 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 AT (863 534-4686 AT LEAST SEVEN (7 YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE, OR IMMEDIATELY UPON RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION IF THE TIME BEFORE THE SCHEDULED APPEARANCE IS LESS THAN SEVEN (7 HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 711. July 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 12-67FC DOROTHY VOLPENTESTA, Petitioner, v. MELVIN SHUMAKER, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION To: Dorothy Volpentesta Address unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a hearing on Respondent's Motion to Dismiss Injunction for Protection is scheduled before The Honorable Peter F. Estrada, in Courtroom 1A at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 on July 30, 2012 at 1:30 P.M. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 534-4690, within two (2 ceipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 Service at ``711''. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on this 11th day of July, 2012. ROBERT W. 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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, July 13, 2012www.newssun.com NOTICE OF POLICY AMENDMENT SOUTH FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES The following policies will be considered at the regular Board meeting to be held Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at the DeSoto Campus at 2251 NE Turner Avenue, Arcadia, FL. The general public is invited. Policy Implementation: Proposed amendments to the following policy. Policy 2.16 College Seal Policy 3.17 Student Performance Standards for the Award of the Associate in Arts Degree Policy 7.08 Auditorium Access for the Mobility Impaired (Deletion For additional information, interested parties may visit the college website at www.southflorida.edu/trustees or contact the Office of the President, South Florida State College at 600 West College Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825. IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THIS MEETING, THAT PERSON WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. July 13, 15, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 11000335GCS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR OPTION ONE MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-2, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2, Plaintiff, vs. EDDY BLAIN; YANICK BLAIN; CITY OF SEBRING. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, et. al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final J udgment of Foreclosure dated May 3, 2012, and entered in Case No. 11000335GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR OPTION ONE MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-2, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2, is the Plaintiff and EDDY BLAIN; YANICK BLAIN; CITY OF SEBRING. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE are the Defendant(s 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 August 3, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE SOUTH HALF OF LOT 7 AND ALL OF LOT 8, IN BLOCK 114 OF LAKEVIEW PLACE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, AT PAGE 41, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIA. SAID SOUTH HALF OF LOT 7, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE POINT WHERE THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 7 INTERSECTS NANCESOWEE AVENUE; THENCE IN A NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION ALONG NANCESOWEE AVENUE A DISTANCE OF 25 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY AND PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 7 TO THE REAR BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 7 TO SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 7; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG THE COMMON BOUNDARY OF LOTS 7 AND 8 TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. a/k/a 1337 NANCESOWEE AVE., 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 60 days after the sale. D ated this 4th day of May, 2012. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk D ated this 4th day of May, 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 i n 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 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 Service 711. July 6, 13, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 28-2009-CA-001038 Division: Civil BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, v. DEBRA D. TOWNSEND A/K/A DEBRA TOWNSEND; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DEBRA D. TOWNSEND A/K/A DEBRA TOWNSEND IF ANY; CARA TOWNSEND; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CARA TOWNSEND IF ANY; AMY TOWNSEND; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AMY TOWNSEND IF ANY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED DEFENDANT(S ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; MANOR HILL OWNERS' ASSOCIATION, INC. A/K/A M ANOR HILL PROPERTY OWNER ASSOCIATION; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION, Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated June 29, 2012, entered in Civil Case No.: 28-2009-CA-001038, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff, and DEBRA D. TOWNSEND A/K/A DEBRA TOWNSEND; CARA TOWNSEND; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CARA TOWNSEND N/K/A WILLIAM MANCUSO; AMY TOWNSEND; MANOR HILL OWNERS' ASSOCIATION, INC. A/K/A MANOR HILL PROPERTY OWNER ASSOCIATION; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 AM at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on 30th day of July, 2012, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 63, BLOCK 260, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 13, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 71, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 3318 SUNRISE DR., SEBRING, FL 33872. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on June 29, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL July 13, 20, 2012 Classified ads get fast results DUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, July 13, 2012Page 11A Call 385-6155 and a Sales Representative will be glad to assist you!FORD F-1502004. 92K mi. 4 door. New CD player, new tires & bumper w/lights, new transmission. Runs Great. $19,000 863-382-0192 or 863-273-0665. 9200Trucks 9000 T ransportationEZ GOGOLF CART $1000 obo. Call 863-452-6439 8500Golf Carts 8000 R ecreationREGAL MERITPOWER WHEELCHAIR Model P3103. Blue/black & gray. Extra large tires. Almost new, very comfortable, battery plug in, used only 4-5 mo. $600 obo. SOLD!!!! 7560Medical Supplies& Equipment 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 DOG MALEDachshund. Around 5 yrs. old. Free to good home. Call 863-699-9538 7520Pets & Supplies SEBRING -Harder Hall Area. 5310 Oak Road, Sat. July 14, 7am 12pm. Children's clothing, books, furniture, household items. Too Much To List! SEBRING -** MOVING SALE ** At Silver Sand Apts., 3012 SR 17 N, Fri. & Sat. July 13 & 14, 7am ? Rain or Shine! Beds, dressers, table & chairs, living rm. sofa, chairs & tables. SEB. -YARD SALE July 12, 13, 14, 8am-1pm, 4216 Sebring Avenue. Vintage salt/pepper shakers, vintage record player, vintage jewelry, 2 womens bikes, exercise bike, Wii game machine & 2 games, plus lots more! AVON PARKSat. 7 ?. 3014 W. Somerset Rd. 3 Family Yard Sale! ** ESTATESALE** Fri., Sat. & Sun. July 13, 14 & 15, 8am 5pm. 131 Prospect St. Avon Park, off Main St. Antique beds, small leather top table, boudoir bench, dressers, shelf units, lift chair, clock making materials & tools, clocks & barometers, cuckoos (parts Tons of kitchen items (old & new stemware, vintage hats, cookbook collection, linens, purses, ladies plus sizes, chain saw, hand tools and patio set. Too Much To List! No Early Sales!! Rain or Shine Donna Collins Estate Sales www.estatesales.net 7320Garage &Yard Sales WET SAWFOR CUTTING TILE 10" 2X4 Tray for Water. $95 obo. Must sell! Call 863-449-0382 UP EASYCHAIRLIFT. Electric. Lifts you up out of any chair, just push lever down. $50. Call 863-382-7469 TELEVISION 19"RCA, color. Works like new. Great cond. $30 Cash. Call 863-382-6210 TABLE SAW10" Craftsman. Brand new in box. $95 obo. Must Sell! Call 863-449-0382. SWIMSUITS MEN'S,3 medium size. Perfect cond. $15 for all. 863-453-3104 STOVE, GLASStop. Like new. Great cond. $100 will trade for refrigerator. Call 863-451-6163 S HEEPSKIN 37"X 25" Throw rug from New Zealand. Thicker than Alpaca $40 cash only. 863-471-2502 REFRIGERATOR GOODcond. $80 Call 863-873-4132 POLO SHIRTSMen's 11 Medium sizes. perfect cond. $35 for all. 863-453-3104 MAYTAG HEAVYDUTY DRYER. $99. 201-707-9494 KENMORE ELITEDRYER Large Capacity Heavy Duty. Excel cond. $100. Call 863-465-1952. GOLF -GOLF GOLF Bag Lamp / Decor. pictures / clock / 10 golf decor items. All $30. 863-471-3456 GEORGE FOREMANGRILL Used twice. $12.00. Call 863-446-0972 GENERAL ELECTRICMicrowave Adora series. 2 months old. $99. 2 01-707-9494 GAS MOWER,ELECTRIC EDGER. $100 OBO. CALL 863-840-0018 COFFEE TABLE& Matching End Table Set.. Light wood, excel. condition. $70. 863-471-3456 CEILING FANLt. Beige. Decorative leaf blades. Hampton Bay. $50 Call 863-273-3575 BOOKS CHRISTIAN& Regular. $ .50 Call 863-452-0903 BICYCLE /Huffy / Boys / 16 inch / Good Condition! $15. 863-471-3456 7310Bargain BuysTREADMILL *PRO FORM 400X Includes attached rack with 2 / 3 / & 5 lb weights. Many other features. $185. Call 863-382-9289 7300Miscellaneous SOFA BED& matching Love seat. Excel cond. $450 both. Call 863-452-0903 ** NEW ** Dining Room Table w/ Lighted China Cabinet, 6 Chairs w/ Designer fabric / White "Mother of Pearl". For more details Call 863-382-3007 7180FurnitureANTIQUE RIFLE/ J. STEVENS Visible Loading Repeater 22 Short Long Long Rifle Patent Circa 1907 Serial # Z 685 Asking $650 / OBO 863-385-8075 7060Antiques -Collectible 7000 Merchandise SEBRING AVAILABLE .3922 Kenilworth Blvd, 3000 sq ft, $1100/mo : A/C office, BA, lg overhead doors, near Sebring High School. Call Chip Boring 863-385-0077 or Cell 863-381-1298 LARGE RETAIL/ OFFICE SPACE Nice Downtown Location Recently Updated. 100 E. Main St. Avon Park 863-295-9272 6750C ommercial Rental SPRING LAKE3BR, 2BA, 2CG, CHA, patio, ceramic tiled living, dining, kit., bath & halls, SS appliances, refrigerator w/ water on door, micro., W/D hook up. No pets or Smokers. 863-655-0136 SEBRING 3/2Lakefront home w/pool. Many upgrades. Enjoy boating, fishing & swimming, right in your own back yard! $1100 per mo 1st. / last / sec. 321-452-7090 or 863-446-1861 SEBRING ** BEAUTIFUL ** 4BR / 2BA / 2CG. Eat In Kitchen, Lanai, Fenced Shady Back Yard, W/D. $950 Mo. Security Dep + 1st, Mo. 863-458-0867 SEBRING UNFURNISHEDHouse. A-Frame, Cedar, on stilts. Quiet secluded area on canal, end of street. Great for single or couple. $645/mo. Call 863-414-0942 SEBRING -*Lake Josephine Heights* Large 4BR, 2BA, Living rm., Dining rm., Laundry rm., Mostly tiled floors t hroughout. Fenced yard. $750 Monthly. 863-446-1861 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 S EBRING -1 & 2 BR,1BA. Tile floors, fresh paint. Includes water. $395 $600/mo. Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. RELAX ATLake Isis Villas* Luxurious 2BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartments 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 6200UnfurnishedApartments1 BEDROOMFURN. APT. FOR RENT AVON MOBILE HOME PARK 55 PLUS PARK. SORRY NO PETS. 863-453-3415 1350 N. LAKE AVE. 6150FurnishedApartmentsS EBRING 2/1Newly Remodeled. $425/mo. Additional rental, 2/1, new A/C, senior discount, $525. Call for details: 863-381-0357 or 863-446-2838. 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals 5000 Mobile Homes 4000 Real EstateBEAUTIFULLY NEWLYRemodeled Hair Salon, with 4 Stations & Facial Room in Lake Placid. Great Opportunity for the right person. $756/mo. Please call 863-314-8876 or 863-465-1444 3050BusinessO pportunities 3000 F inancial WE ARELOOKING for Full Time Motivated Childcare Teacher. Ages are from Infants 5yr. Experience is not necessary. Please contact jamesbox_3408@yahoo.com TEACHERS NEEDEDFor Christian P re-School in Avon Park. F/T. Exp. Preferred. P/T Art & Music Teacher positions also available. 863-443-2344 Leave Message. SUNSHINE PAYDAY LOANS Full time clerk needed Must be organized and Have excellent Customer Service skills Fax resumes to: 863-678-2170 SEEKING 2Males to wear Brittish Guard costumes size 34 pants/40 jacket & 36 pants/42 jacket, to stand as silent guards (2hrs. Wedding at Sebring Civic Center. $20 per hr. each. Call 863-385-1429 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 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 ROYAL CAREOF AVON PARK is seeking Full Time Nurse with experience as a Unit Manager, in Long term care a must. Must have excellent technical, assessment and documentation skills. Join a winning team and enjoy our generous benefits package. If you are interested please apply in person or contact Maria Perez or Alvina Perry. Royal Care if Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd., Avon Park (863 DFWP. MEDICAL RECORDSCOORDINATOR Royal Care of Avon Park currently has a F T position for a Medical Records Coordinator. Strong working knowledge of long term care and documentation a plus. Must be accurate detail oriented, computer, medical terminology and ICD 9 coding experience. Salary based on experience. Apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd. Avon Park. EOE, M/F, DFWP. (863 453-6674 LOOKING FORF/T & P/T Nurses-LPN floor nurses for ALF w/specialty License. Exp. preferred. Inquire within @ 5005 Sun N Lake Blvd. Sebring, Fl. 33872 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. INDUSTRIAL SANDBLASTING& SPRAY COATINGS APPLICATOR (potable water tanks 863-699-1892 or 863-441-4680. 2100H elp Wanted 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 exp. to shop for parts, input inventory and research parts a must. Florida driver's license required. DFWP. 863-465-2821 or Apply @ 109 Arron Dr., Lake Placid, 8am-11am. & 1pm-4pm. Mon. Fri. CHEN DENTALCENTER FOR MODERN DENTISTRY Our general dental practice is growing and seeking outstanding individuals to provide extraordinary service for our patients in the areas of DENTAL ASSISTING, DENTAL HYGIENE, and ADMINISTRATIVE/FRONT OFFICE. Dental/medical experience a plus but not mandatory. Learn more about these opportunities by calling 863-657-4618 where you'll hear a free recorded message from Dr. Chen with more details about the positions and instructions on how to apply. BUSINESS OFFICEMGR. FOR ALF with specialty license, good organizational skills, flexibility, independent, dependable, exp. preferred in admissions, billing, new hire paperwork, also marketing. Apply at Crown Pointe ALF 5005 Sun N Lakes Blvd. Sebring. Expect interview immediately ASSOC. DIRECTOR,Diabetes Master Clinician Program. Grant funded. LPN or higher degree w/health care background & 2 yrs. management exp. See full job description at hrhn.org. Fax resume to 863-452-6882 or email to kelly.johnson@hrhn.org. No phone calls please. EOE/DFWP. APARTMENT MANAGERPLACID ARMS APARTMENTS Prev. Rural Development property mgmt. exp. preferred. Computer, math, communication and organizational skills a must. Part-time position, includes apartment and utilities. Fax resume to: 407-347-1036 EOE 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentHOME CAREAGENCY SEEKING CNA's/HHA's for Avon Park and surrounding areas. Call 863-292-9060 1400Health CareServices LOST 6/23,Miniature Dachshund, Isabella, Chocolate & Tan has Gator collar on, lost in area of RT. 64 in Avon Park, last seen around Arbuckle & 64. If found, Please Call 863-399-1249 or 863-241-2698. FOUND KITTEN,Calico, in the area of MC Roy Rd off 66. Please call 863-201-3720, leave message. FOUND -On Citroen Dr. Medium size female dog, circle mark on head, has 2 different colored eyes. 863-873-1567 1200Lost & Found 1100Announcements 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsThe City of Sebring will receive sealed bids in the City Purc hasing Department for the following annual bids: 1 3-001: CONTROL ELECTRICIAN 1 3-002: ELECTRICIAN SERVICES 13-003: JANITORIAL SERVICES 1 3-004: LOT CLEARING/BUSH HOGGING for Code Enforcement 13-005: LUBE, OIL, & FILTER SERVICE 1 3-006: PERC POND SCARIFICATION/BUSH H OGGING for WWTP 1 3-007: PEST CONTROL SERVICES 1 3-008: PLUMBING SERVICES 13-009: PUMP REPAIR FOR LIFT STATIONS 13-010: SMALL ENGINE REPAIR S pecifications & General Terms and Conditions may be obtained from our website at: mysebring.com. or by cont acting Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB by phone 863-471-5110, Fax 863-471-5168, or email: kirkzimmerman@myseb ring.com at the City purchasing office located at 368 S outh Commerce Ave Sebring, FL 33870. If obtaining d ocuments via the website, it shall be the bidders responsibility to check for amendments/changes made to the document. B id envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name as to identify the enclosed bid. Bids must be delivered to the City Of Sebring Purchasing Office A ttn: Kirk Zimmerman so as to reach the said office no l ater than 10:00 AM, Thursday, August 2, 2012, of the off icial time clock in the purchasing office. Proposals received later than the date and time specified will be rejected. The City will not be responsible for the late delivery of any bids that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail, of any other type of delivery service. T he submitting firm will be required to comply with all app licable laws, regulations, rules and ordinances of local, state and federal authorities having jurisdiction, including, b ut not limited to: all provisions of the Federal Government E qual Employment Opportunity clauses issued by the Secr etary of Labor on May 21, 1968 and published in the F ederal Register (41 CFR Part 60-1, 33 F.2 7804 v isions of the Public Entity Crimes (Fla. Stat. & sect;287.133, et seq, as amended) and the provisions in F la. Stat. §287.134, et seq, as amended, regarding d iscrimination. The Sebring City Council reserves the right to accept or rej ect any or all bids or any parts Thereof; and the award; if a n award is made, will be made to the most responsible bidder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the City of Sebring. The counc il reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB P urchasing Agent S ebring, Florida Publication:Highlands Today & News-Sun Dates: July 6 & 13, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-90-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. JUSTIN C. JACKSON, CHRISTINA M. JACKSON, and ROBERT M. FOX, JR., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on June 27, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on July 30, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. The Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 5, Township 33 South, Range 29 East, Highlands County, Florida. Also, known as Lot 7, of T & K UNRECORDED. Togehter with a 1996 REDMAN SHADOWRIDGE Doublewide Mobile Home, I.D. #FLA14610404A/B, Title #70437867/870 Property Address: 2805 North Bonnet Creek Road, Avon Park, Florida 33825. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000254 SEC.: Civil DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF THE INDYMAC INDX MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-AR11, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-AR11 UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED APRIL 1, 2006 Plaintiff, v. WAYNE M. LUPO, et al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 31, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 28-2011-CA-000254 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 30th day of J uly, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: T HE NORTH HALF OF LOT 10 AND ALL OF LOT 11, IN BLOCK 117, OF LAKE VIEW PLACE ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 58, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. THE SAID NORTH HALF OF LOT 10 BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A COMMON BOUNDARY OF LOTS 10 AND 11 ON THE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG HOTIYEE AVENUE, RUN THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG HOTIYEE AVENUE A DISTANCE OF 25 FEET; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY AND PARALLEL WITH THE SAID COMMON BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 10 AND 11 TO THE REAR LINE OF LOT 10; THENCE NORTHEASTERLY ALONG THE REAR OF LOT 10 TO THE COMMON BOUNDARY OF LOT 10 AND 11 THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE SAID COMMON BOUNDARY OF LOT 10 AND 11 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: Office of the Court Administrator Phone: (863 TDD: (863 or (800Florida Relay Service much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid of service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 20TH DAY OF JUNE, 2012. By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak R OBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA July 13, 20, 2012 1050L egalsCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first d ay it runs to make sure it is c orrect. Sometimes instructions over the phone are m isunderstood and an error can o ccur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day y our ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. I f We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2011-CA-000721 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-15 Plaintiff, vs. WILLIS S. CHANDLER JR.; et al., Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated June 1, 2012, and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000721, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-15 is Plaintiff and WILLIS S. CHANDLER JR.; MARTHA B. CHANDLER; UNKNOWN PERSON(S PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL, IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, at 11:00 a.m., on the 31st day of July, 2012, the following described property as set forth ins aid Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 86, BLOCK 143, PLACID LAKES, SECTION 11, ACCORDING TO A REVISION OF A RESUBDIVISION OF PLACID LAKES, SECTION 11, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 77, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A 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 6th day of July, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. 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 provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Fl 33870, Phone No. (863 ceipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). July 13, 20, 2012AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00021016 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00021002


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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING Sebring Ozone head coach Caesar Martinez prefers to take them one game at a time. Not getting caught up in the momentum of a big win, or a few, citing that, every day is different, and especially with 11and 12-year old kids, you never know whats going to happen. Even after three consecutive wins in dominating fashion averaging 14 runs per game and having given up a total of four to reach Wednesday nights Dixie Ozone State Tournament semifinal against Marianna. The squad from the Panhandle, after all, had put up 30 runs in their tournament opener Saturday, and had towering fireballer Deontrel Rhynes taking the mound this night. But keeping that edge, taking each day as it comes, produced a familiar outcome as Sebring mauled Marianna bya 12-0 count. The tone was set early as the top of the order, while a tad late on their swings early on, still squared up Rhynes rocket deliveries. Hunter Martinez started it with a rip to right for a single and Trent Lewis followed with a shot to left for another one-bagger. Everett Hurst, Sebrings starter on the mound, then launched one over the right field fence for a three-run bomb and the early lead. Heading to the hill after his three-inning, nine-strikeout performance the night before in Sebrings 11-1 win over East Lakeland, Hurst helped his own cause, alertly covering first on a chopper that drew first baseman Dayvon Terry away from the bag to record the first out. Hurst then got a pop-out to second before getting a strikeout to end the inning. Sebring then added to the lead as Gabe Gomez and Clint Patrick started the second by drawing consecutive walks. After Rhynes got a strikeout, Edwin Navarez-Ayala loaded the bases by working the count before taking ball four. Rhynes got the second out, but with the top of the order now coming back around, he was about to see his night end. Martinez now had his timing down a little better and pulled a fastball well over the left-center field fence for a grand slam that made it a 7-0 game and brought in southpaw Hunter Mitchell in relief. Adjusting from the flame throwing Rhynes to the slower-paced, breaking pitches of Mitchell didnt seem too tough for Sebring, as Lewis and Hurst greeted him with consecutive singles, but a grounder to third ended the frame with the boys in blue holding the touchdown lead. Hurst lost a little command in the bottom of the second, walking Cameron Gray and Rhynes, before Riley Torbett reached out and poked one through the right side to load the bases. I was opening up a little too fast, which made my release point too high, Hurst explained. I realized it during the second batter and then they got that hit and loaded the bases. But I was fine after that. Indeed he was, striking out the next two before getting a pop-out to short to end the frame with his shutout still For those of you who receive the BASS Master magazine, you may have seen the May 2012 issue in which James Hall, DavidH unter Jones and Kaitlin B itz listed what they considered to be the 100 Best Bass Lakes in the country. Admittedly, they had some help. First, The Department of Natural Resources in every state provided information b ased on their electro-shock and angler-catch surveys. Secondly, they asked the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation state presidents to rank the top lakes in their states based on tournament results. Third, they asked the Federation Nation conservation directors to rank the bass lakes in their states based on access, stocking practices and current healtho f the fishery, narrowing the list to 100. Lastly, they created a blue ribbon panel of experts,i ncluding outdoor writers, Elite Series anglers and fishi ng industry leaders from across the country to organi ze these lakes based on the priorities of bass anglers. I dont know about you, but nobody asked me. Not that I could truly evaluate all the lakes in the United States, but it would have been nice to be asked. So how did Florida stack up in the list of 100 Best Bass Lakes in the United States? We actually came in at Number 2, with Lake Okeechobee. Number 1 was Falcon Lake in Texas. According to the survey, Falcon Lake is the irrefutable best bass fishing lake in North America. Five fish tournaments reg ularly take 40-plus pounds to win, and Falcon is just about the only place where anglers dont get exciteda bout 6-pounders. Alton Jones, an Elite Series pro fishes Falcon an average of twice a month a nd claims his best five fish in one day weighed 50p ounds, 8-ounces, with an 1 1-pound kicker. He further claims to have released 17 bass heavier than 8 pounds. Now Ill have to admit, that must have been some day on the water for Alton. The top ten lakes listed in SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, July 13, 2012 Page 3B Fishin Around Don Norton The 100 Best Bass Lakes See BASS, Page 3B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Hunter Martinez belts one of his two grand slams Wednesday night as the Sebring All-Star squad powered past Marianna to reach the Dixie Ozone State Tournament title game. N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE The Lake Placid AAA All-Stars erupt in celebration after Wyatt Moors first-inning home run Wednesday night. They would be celebrating more in two hours as they topped Sebring and won a drawing of straws to get a bye into T hursday nights State Tournament title game. Martinez slams send Sebring to Ozone final By LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun correspondentS EBRING Things were definitely getting fired up W ednesday night as the Dixie Youth AAAtournament pinned the undefeated Sebring All-Stars against county rival Lake Placid to battle for a spot in the final game. Taking the early jump a nd holding onto the lead was Lake Placid, who took t he win with a score of 10-5 in their favor. I n the top of the first, it was Sebring who led off strong with a sacrifice fly to bring in LJ Daniels to start things off 1-0. Lake Placid, however, would come out just a bit stronger in their first at-bat. T hunder rolled that night, but for the first time it was n ot due to the weather and was instead the cracking b ats of Wyatt Moore and Cody Carpenter hitting back-to-back home runs. Garrett English then smacked a grounder up the middle, and the tag from the throw home from center just missed Royston Daley to t ack on the third run for L ake Placid. One more run would be scored as another missed tag allowed another Dragon run to cross the plate, now seeing the first-inning score at 4-1. e wanted to jump on them quick and hold them Dragons clinch spot in AAA Final See OZONE, Page 4B See DRAGONS, Page 4B Courtesy photo Seth Sparkplug Abeln made a daring steal of home Tuesday to help Team Heartland top Polk County for t he Florida Dixie Majors state championship and send the squad to the World Series in Laurel, MS beginning S aturday, July 28. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAfter succumbing to the Polk County All-Stars Sunday, Team Heartland made it a clean sweep the rest of the way to claim the Dixie Majors (19under) Florida State championship. An 8-4 win over Hernando Monday morning had set up a rematch with Polk in an afternoon contest that was dominated by the Heartland squad, 9-1, setting the stage for Tuesday mornings winnertake-all. Down 2-1 after the first inning of play, Heartland loaded the bases and brought in the tying run on an Evan Lewis walk. Drew Reeves followed with a hot shot to third that couldnt be handled, bringing home another run and leaving everyone safe. Then, on the second pitch of Jesse Bakers at bat, Abeln broke for home and slid head first untouched across the plate to steal a run. Polk got one run back in the bottom of the frame and then tied it at 4-4 in the third on a George Kirkland home run. An Abeln single scor ed Lane Crosson, who had doubled, to retake the lead and a Reeves sacrifice fly brought Matt Roberts home to up it to 6-4. Reeves then came through with a two-run double in the fifth, as part of a five-run inning, to break the game open with an 11-4 lead. Asolo Polk home run in the fifth got one run back, but the Heartland pitching and defense came up big during what could have been a back-breaking sixth. Polk had loaded the bases with nobody out while looking up at the 115 deficit. But only one run would be allowed to cross the plate before Heartland got out of it still holding an 11-6 lead. Another Polk home run, also of the solo variety, notched one more in the seventh, but that would be all that came across as Heartland held on for the win. It feels great. After being so close so many Heartland united takes State twice See DIXIE, Page 4B


C M Y K S FCC 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. One more indoor camp is going to be held, in addition to a sand volleyball camp. The four-day indoor camp will be offered Monday through Thursday, 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.,w ith all campers then enjoying open pool t ime 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 o r $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 .Friends in the Fight GolfSEBRING Friends In The Fight is an organization formed to support youth battling cancer in the community. F riends In The Fight will hold a Golf Tournament and Barbecue Saturday, July 1 4, at the Country Club of Sebring. The t ournament 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 CountyHabitat 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.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.Hammock Golf fundraiserSEBRING Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club is holding a 4-person scramble on Saturday, July 28, with an 8 a.m. shotgun to benefit Dennis Hestons battle against an incurable cancer. At 51-years old, without much insurance, creates some rough times both emotionally and financially for the family. Cost is $50 a person for cart, green fee and prizes. Mulligans and a 50/50 will be available along with an auction. Please come and enjoy the game and lend a helping hand to a very worthyc ause A burger-bar will be available after the game. Obtain a registration form at various pro shops, local churches and service clubs or call 382-2151 to have one faxed to you. Get paid registration to pro shop by Thursday, July 26.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 appetiz-e rs. Once again, there will be a silent auction and raffles for fantastic, signed sports memorabilia from the likes of Tim T ebow, Jimbo Fisher, Nick Saban and many other athletic luminaries. H ole 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.Florida Trail Association July OutingsSaturday, July 14 Activity: Annual Awards Dinner Location: Olive Garden Restaurant, Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven. Contact: David Waldrop at 863-6053587 for meet-up time and other details. Sunday, July 15 Activity: Nature Walk Location: Circle B Bar Preserve, SR 540 (Winter Lake Road), Lakeland Description: Approx. 3 mile walk to view birds and other wildlife at this scenic wildlife preserve which is home to an oak hammock, freshwater marsh, hardwood swamp and lake shore, a tremendous bird population, including a variety of wading birds, waterfowl, ospreys and bald eagles. Alligators inhabit Lake Hancock and may be observed from a distance. Pets are not allowed. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes, water, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact: Liane Plumhoff 646-2398 or lplum@verizon.net Also, please RSVPto the chapter online Meet-up page at www.meetup.com/Heartland-FTA/calendar Saturday, July 28 Activity: Kayaking Location: WeedonIsland Preserve Address: 1800 Weedon Island Drive NE, St Petersburg, FL Description: Paddle beautiful mangrove tunnels that lead through the tidal forests into quiet lagoons. The marked kayak/canoe trail is easy to follow. Expect to see an amazing array of wildlife including great blue herons, great egrets, roseate spoonbills, yellowcrowned night herons, white ibis, osprey, and belted kingfishers. Watch the water for jumping mullet, stingrays, manatees, and Eastern bottlenosed dolphin. Bring: Kayak, life jacket, brimmed hat, snacks, drinking water, sun and insect protection. Kayak Rentals: Call Sweetwater Kayaks at 727-570-4844. Contact: Eileen Valachovic at 863956-2145 or EileenV3@gmail.com for meet-up time and other information. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB New York5233.612 Baltimore4540.5297 Tampa Bay4541.523712Boston4343.500912Toronto4343.500912Central Division WLPctGB Chicago4738.553 Cleveland4441.5183 Detroit4442.512312Kansas City3747.440912Minnesota3649.42411 West Division WLPctGB Texas5234.605 Los Angeles4838.5584 Oakland4343.5009 Seattle3651.4141612___ Tuesdays Games NL All-Stars 8, AL All-Stars 0 Wednesdays Games No games scheduled Thursdays Games No games scheduled Fridays Games Detroit (Fister 2-6 (Hammel 8-5 L.A. Angels (Undecided. Yankees (Kuroda 8-7 Cleveland (Masterson 5-8oronto (R.Romero 8-4 Boston (F.Morales 1-2) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 4-5 Chicago White Sox (Quintana 4-1 Kansas City (B.Chen 7-8 Oakland (Griffin 0-0 (Liriano 3-7 Texas (D.Holland 5-4 (Millwood 3-6LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Trout, LAA2585788.341 Jackson, DET2535484.332 Konerko, CHW2864094.329 Mauer, MIN2854493.326 Beltre, TEX31951104.326 Cabrera, DET34352111.324 Rios, CHW31850101.318 Cano, NYY33257104.313 HOME RUNS Hamilton, TEX27 Bautista, TOR27 Dunn, CHW25 Granderson, NYY23 Encarnacion, TOR23 Trumbo, LAA22 Ortiz, BOS223 tied with 20 RUNS BATTED IN Hamilton, TEX75 Cabrera, DET71 Bautista, TOR65 Fielder, DET63 Dunn, CHW61 Willingham, MIN60 Encarnacion, TOR58 Trumbo, LAA57 Ortiz, BOS57 2 tied with 54 STOLENBASES Trout, LAA26 Davis, TOR23 Kipnis, CLE20 Revere, MIN18 Andrus, TEX16 Crisp, OAK16 6 tied with 15 RUNS Kinsler, TEX63 Ortiz, BOS62 Granderson, NYY61 Bautista, TOR59 De Aza, CHW59 Trout, LAA57 Cano, NYY57 Choo, CLE57 Encarnacion, TOR553 tied with 54 WON-LOST Harrison, TEX11-4 Price, TB 11-4 Weaver, LAA10-1 Sale, CHW10-2 Nova, NYY10-3 Darvish, TEX10-5 Sabathia, NYY9-3 Doubront, BOS9-4 ERA Weaver, LAA1.96 Sale, CHW2.19 C. Wilson, LAA2.43 Verlander, DET2.58 Price, TB 2.82 Peavy, CHW2.85 Harrison, TEX3.10 Hernandez, SEA3.13 Hellickson, TB 3.41 STRIKEOUTS Verlander, DET128 Hernandez, SEA128 Scherzer, DET121 Darvish, TEX117 Shields, TB 109 Peavy, CHW108 Price, TB 105 Sabathia, NYY105 SAVES J. Johnson, BAL26 Rodney, TB25 C. Perez, CLE24 Broxton, K-C21 Soriano, NYY20 Aceves, BOS19 Nathan, TEX18 Valverde, DET16NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Washington4934.590 Atlanta4639.5414 New York4640.535412Miami4144.4829 Philadelphia3750.42514 Central Division WLPctGB Pittsburgh4837.565 Cincinnati4738.5531 St. Louis4640.535212Milwaukee4045.4718 Chicago3352.38815 Houston3353.3841512West Division WLPctGB Los Angeles4740.540 San Francisco4640.53512Arizona4243.4944 San Diego3453.39113 Colorado3352.38813 ___ Tuesdays Games NL All-Stars 8, AL All-Stars 0 Wednesdays Games No games scheduled Thursdays Games No games scheduled Fridays Games Arizona (I.Kennedy 6-7 Cubs (Maholm 6-6 St. Louis (Wainwright 7-8) at Cincinnati (Latos 7-2 Washington (Zimmermann 5-6 Miami (Jo.Johnson 5-5 N.Y. Mets (C.Young 2-2) at Atlanta (T.Hudson 7-4), 7:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 9-3 Milwaukee (Greinke 9-3 Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 1-5 (Friedrich 4-6 San Diego (Richard 6-9 Dodgers (Kershaw 6-5 Houston (Lyles 2-5) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 10-5LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA McCutchen, PIT30958112.362 Cabrera, SF33755119.353 Wright, NYM30256106.351 Ruiz, PHL2574190.350 Votto, CIN28750100.348 Gonzalez, COL31561104.330 Prado, ATL32449104.321 Holliday, STL31956101.317 HOME RUNS Braun, MIL24 Beltran, STL20 Stanton, MIA 19 Bruce, CIN18 McCutchen, PIT18 Gonzalez, COL17 Desmond, WAS17 Hart, MIL16 Alvarez, PIT16 Pence, PHL16 RUNS BATTED IN Beltran, STL65 Braun, MIL61 Kubel, ARI60 McCutchen, PIT60 Wright, NYM59 Gonzalez, COL58 Holliday, STL56 Bruce, CIN56 Ethier, LAD55 STOLENBASES Gordon, LAD30 Bourn, ATL25 Campana, CHC25 Reyes, MIA 20 Schafer, HOU20 Bonifacio, MIA 20 Pierre, PHL20 Victorino, PHL19 Stubbs, CIN172 tied with16 RUNS Gonzalez, COL61 Bourn, ATL60 Pence, PHL58 McCutchen, PIT58 Holliday, STL56 Wright, NYM56 Braun, MIL56 Cabrera, SF552 tied with54 WON-LOST Dickey, NYM12-1 G. Gonzalez, WAS12-3 Lynn, STL11-4 Burnett, PIT10-2 Hamels, PHL10-4 Bumgarner, SF10-5 Hanson, ATL10-5 Cueto, CIN10-5 2 tied with 9 ERA Dempster, CHC1.99 Vogelsong, SF2.36 McDonald, PIT2.37 Cueto, CIN2.39 Dickey, NYM2.40 Zimmermann, WAS2.61 Cain, SF2.62 Lohse, STL2.79 STRIKEOUTS Strasburg, WAS128 Dickey, NYM123 Kershaw, LAD119 G. Gonzalez, WAS118 Hamels, PHL118 Cain, SF118 Greinke, MIL111 Gallardo, MIL107 SAVES Kimbrel, ATL25 Hanrahan, PIT23 Casilla, SF21 Motte, STL20 Bell, MIA 19 Francisco, NYM18 Myers, HOU18 Papelbon, PHL18 Putz, ARI163 tied with 15EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Sporting KC1053332317 D.C.1053333422 New York954313227 Chicago864282121 Houston657252224 New England674222422 Columbus664221717 Montreal6113212736 Philadelphia592171818 Toronto FC3114132135WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA San Jose1144373624 Real Salt Lake1163363121 Seattle856302319 Vancouver856302122 Los Angeles7102232829 Colorado7101222524 Chivas USA575201118 Portland584191624 FC Dallas397161727 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Wednesdays Game Toronto FC 3, Vancouver 2 Saturdays Games Montreal at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Toronto FC at New England, 7:30 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Colorado, 9 p.m. Real Salt Lake at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Portland, 11 p.m. SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD M M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . 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C M Y K study were; 1.Falcon Lake, TX 2.Lake Okeechobee, FL 3.Lake Guntersville, AL 4.Lake Erie, MI/OH/NY/PA 5.Lake Champlain, NY 6.Lake Amistad, TX 7.Lake Minnetonka, MN 8.San Joaquin Delta, CA 9.Lake Coeur dAlene, ID 10.Clear Lake, CA Only four other lakes in Florida made the list; Kissimmee Chain of Lakes at 21, Florida Everglades at 36, Lake Seminole at 40, Lake Tarpon at 57, and the Harris Chain of Lakes at 73. Its interesting when you review the list. Many of the lakes mentioned Ive never heard of. Minnesota? Id of never thought of the land of a thousand lakes as qualifying for one of the top 100 bass lakes, but they do catch a lot of 3-5 pound largemouth as well as smallmouths. But it also gets cold up there. Had I been consulted, I might have weighed in on at least a few of my favorite bass lakes. Although Im a big fan of Okeechobee, having caught my first 10 pounder there back in 1989, Id have to go with Lake Istokpoga as Number 1, at least from my fishing perspective. Obviously Im more familiar with Lake Istokpoga, but based on my fishing successes, this lake provides plenty of big bass action. But my list wouldnt be complete without adding the Kissimmee River, Lake Walk-in-Water, Lake Toho and Farm 13. At one time or another, all of these lakes have produced 10-pound plus bass for me and many others, not to mention all the nice fish over 5 pounds. In the Top 100 Bass Lakes its interesting to note that Texas had eight lakes that made the list, followed closely by California and Florida tying with five apiece. More interesting is the fact that as good as the Texas and California lakes are, they all have Florida-Strain Largemouth bass. The list of 100 certainly gives us a glimpse of whats out there and for some, may provide just the right information for your bucket list. But, on a local note, last Saturday I spent the day on Lake Istokpoga with my brother Bill. We started early and by noon had already caught and released a dozen bass. We fished on the north end of the lake early, flipping the reeds in two feet of water or less, then moved over to the grass islands alongside the big island, where we found more depth and a couple of nice 4 pounders. Heeding the advice from John Woods at Lorida General Bait and Tackle, we worked frogs over the hydrilla on the east side of the Big Island, enthusiastically responding to the big bass busts on our imitation frog baits as they skittered across the surface. Its amazing to me how a big bass can hit a topwater lure and never touch it. I heard once that they actually miss on purpose, so as to stun the bait so they can swim back in and eat it. If thats the case, none of our big busts came around the second time. And finally, we finished up on the west wall, adding two more bass as the midday heat came on strong. Agood day on the water that some would consider great. Our biggest fish weighed in at 4.4 pounds, but most were in the 2 1 to3 1 pound range and full of fight. So maybe, on second thought, if I had been asked for my opinion, I might not have included Lake Istokpoga on the 100 Best Bass Lakes in North America. In fact, I think Id have voted for all the Texas lakes, and maybe even Minnesota. No sense telling the world about our honey hole. Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He has also taught a few fishing classes at the South Florida Community College. He lives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 330-635-6682 or by email at donorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, July 13, 2012Page 3B HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 7 7 FRAMES AND IMAGES; 3.639"; 2"; Black; july ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 4 4 Lake June WestA scramble was played on Thursday, July 5. Winning first place was the team of Joe and Joyce Swartz, Betty and Don Boulton with 54; second place, Dick R eaney, Charlotte Mathew, Mario Cappelletti and John and Sue Ruffo with 55; and third place, Norm Grubbs, Joanne McGill, John and Gloria Huggett with 56. Closest to the pin: (Ladies Margaret Schultz, 12-feet-2.5-inches. (Men, 9-feet-3inches. T he mens association played a Mens League event on Wednesday, July 4. Winning first place was the team of Norm Grubbs, Mario Cappelletti and John Russo with 42; second place, Joe Swartz, Don Boulton and John Ruffo with 46; and third place, Dick Reaney, Jack Maginnis and Larry Heath with 49. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Mario Cappelletti, 23-feet; and No. 8, John Russo, 3-feet-6-inches.Placid LakesAn Individual Low Gross, Low Net event was played by the MensA ssociation on Wednesday, July 11. W inning the Low Gross was Bob McMillian with a 75, with Ed Bartusch t aking second when his match of cards t urned out a bit better than the 85 b rought in by Bud Snyder for third. Bartusch won the L ow Net with a 67, while Snyder was a shot back with 68 fors econd and Darrell Horney took third with a 69. Lane Capp had closest to the pin on the day, getting to 18-feet, 1-inch from No. 11. The Fourth of July Scramble was played on Wednesday, July 4, with 28 players. Winning first place w as the team of Jeff Harstine, Jim and Ashley Engle and Dee Dee Harstine with 42.2; second place, Bob McMillian, Floyd Beers, Pam Thomas and Wanda Beers with 4 2.7; and third place, Ed Bartusch, Dave Thomas, Karen Wallin and Barb Moriarity with 45. Closest to the pin: (Men R alph Rosenberg, 6-feet-3-inches; (Women) No. 2, Rose Hunter, 7-feet-2inches.SpringLakeOn Wednesday, July 11, the SpringLake Womens Golf Association played a Mystery Game. After the 9 holes of golf, a game was selected by random drawing and the winners were determined. The winners of the Lowest Full House Net were: Rita Jaskowski won a tiebreaker of 3 2s and 2 4s over Wanda Baker to claim first place. L inda Pfleger won third place with 3 3s and 2 4s leaving M ary Cebula and her 3 s and 2 2s to take 4th place. On Tuesday, July 10, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association held a Two Man Team Net Points competition on the Panther Creek course. The weather was great right up until the clouds let go with some rain, resulting in some high scores -out of 13 players in total, 9 golfers shot under net 70. Under the SLMGA Points system, a Bogey equals 1 Point, Par equals 2, Birdie equals 4, Eagle equals 6 and Double Eagle equals 8P oints. Triple Bogey results in loss of a P oint. First place went to Larry Miesner and a Blind partner w ith a score of 105 points. While Larry shot a net 66, he was fortunately paired with a Blind who shot a net 65. T here was a three-way tie for second place at 98 points between the teams of Gary Behrendt and Gale Monda, Ken Kirby and Bill Robbins, and Joe Austin and Ed Clay. Third place, with 97 points, went to Jan Hard and Jay Payne and fourth place at 93 points went to Bob Hinde and Jim Foote. The SpringLake Mens Golf Association held their monthly Pick Your Partner Two Day event on July 3 and July 5. The first day included a Scramble on the Front Nine and Alternate Shot on the Back Nine of the Cougar Trail golf course. Day 2 on the Panther Creek course was composed of One Best Ball (net on the Front Nine and Both Balls (net on the Back Nine. The team winning first place overall w as Pat Jaskowski and Bill Lawens with a two day score of 162 strokes, composed of 63 on Day 1 and 99 on Day 2. This is good news to the Mens L eague as Pat is just back from a serious operation to correct an inner-ear balance problem and we are very glad t o see him playing good again. There was a three way tie for second place, at 164 strokes, between the teams of Ken Kirby and Bob Hinde, Gary Behrendt and Don Cunning, and Ed Clay and John Schroeder. Third place went to Richie Eastep and Gene Hearn at 166 strokes, including 59 on Day 1 and 107 on Day 2. Fourth place, at 168 strokes, composed of 63 and 105, went to The Workhorse, Mr. Charlie Keniston and his able sidekick, Gale Monda. Continued from 1B Bass lakes ranked, with Florida having five of top 100 Courtesy photo Don Norton with a four-pound bass caught on Lake Istokpoga. The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN S pecial to the News-SunThe Highlands Youth Football and Cheer Organization (HYFCficially began practicing for their season on Monday, July 9, at 5:45 p.m. on Field D at the Highlands County Sports Complex for the Eagles. HYFC was founded in January 2011 as the newest youth sports program in Highlands County. HYFC believes in the power of youth sports and the Founders, Board of Directors and coaching staff of HYFC are dedicated to this program and are committed to instilling good values, sportsmanship and making this football season a fulfilling and rewarding program to our youth. HYFC has been very busy during the off season recently wrapping up the Spring Cheer Camp and finishing a successful partnership with the YMCA/Eagles Flag Football season on Saturday, July 7. HYFC is very excited about the upcoming season and what lies ahead. Our registration numbers have increased about 25-percent this year, we again have five football teams and have increased our cheer program by one squad giving us five cheer squads this season said Public Relations Director Kay Howell. HYFC is part of the Police Athletic League Association Sunshine Conference. The Conference itself is growing which will result in the Eagles facing some new teams. It was great to see the faces of the returning players and a pleasure to welcome the new players, cheerleaders and parents to the Eagles organization, Howell said. Our Board of Directors and coaches have been working diligently behind the scenes to get ready for Monday. Seeing all the players, cheerleaders and parents on the field were very exciting, Howell continued. We were still registering players and cheerleaders on Monday evening so our program is still growing. HYFC will be practicing on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays at the Highlands County Sports Complex. Practice schedules are determined by the head coaches and are posted on the HYFC Eagles website at www.highlandseagles.com Coaches will be focusing on getting the players conditioned during the next couple of weeks and equipment will be issued to all the players soon added Howell. As a reminder to parents, please make sure you bring a copy of your childs birth certificate and physical form if you havent already done so. In the event any of the players or cheerleaders still need to have a physical, Dr. Waldron will be doing physicals for the Eagles on this Saturday, July 14, by appointment only for $25. To schedule an appointment, please call Kay at 3813536 or see her at the practice field. All of HYFCs home games will be played at the Avon Park High School. The Eagles will host the Kick-Off Classic game there on Saturday, August 11, to officially begin the season. HYF begins practice season


C M Y K just to get in their heads a little bit and thats just what they did, said Dragon head coach Tracy Carpenter. Sebring would not respond to these runs in the second inning, but Lake Placid would add two more to make it 6-1 with back-to-back RBIs from the dynamic duo of Moore and Carpenter. Still determined to even the score, Sebrings Drew Smith led off the top of the third with a single and later advanced into scoring position to be brought in by Daniels. What at first was a fielders choice attempt to take out the lead runner on third resulted in a rundown at second to allow another Streak to score to see 6-3 on the board. Lake Placid would not squeeze in any more insurance runs until the bottom of the fourth. Some struggle on the mound for Sebring resulted in walks for Lake Placid, the outcome of which would bring in two Lake Placid runners with Daley taking one for the team to add the third run of the inning. With Moore scoring on a passed ball not long after, Lake Placid regained a more comfortable lead of 10-3. Sebring seemed set on making this game a fight to the finish, and the defense held tight of any more offensive threats from the Dragons. This was evidenced as Smith made a catch for out number two and flipped the ball over to second in an attempt to snag a runner who had taken a risky lead off. The ball was then launched home to make the third out a dramatic play at the plate to hold the score at 10-3 for Sebring as they took their last at-bat. Efforts would fall just a bit too short, however, and Lake Placid finalized their win after the top of the sixth. e came out a little flat; they came out ready to go, said Sebring coach Anthony Gaines. They hit the ball hard and you cant take that away from them; every ball they hit hard seemed to find a spot, every ball we hit hard seemed to find a glove. Its baseball. With three teams tied, all having only one loss, a draw from the hat between Lake Placid and West Seminole would be the determining factor as to who got the bye for Thursday night and who would play Sebring for a final shot at the title game. The draw went in Lake Placids favor, thus putting Sebring and West Seminole to play Thursday night at 5 p.m. with the winning team to follow immediately into a game against the dueling Dragons. e got two big wins tonight, said coach Carpenter of the win and the draw. Its been a great week; to lose and come all the way to the championship game these kids have done everything and more than I ever expected. Im very proud of them. The winner of Thursday nights game will advance to the Dixie AAAWorld Series. Traditionally, the two teams who make it to the championship get their shot at the Series, however with Bartow being the host the second spot is filled, thus adding more intensity to what is sure to be a great night of baseball. s not over, shared Gaines. We get to come out tomorrow so we come back ready to play and play the way we can. Were supposed to be here and were going to prove it tomorrow. Well come tomorrow; we will bring our bats and be ready to play Page 4BNews-SunFriday, July 13, 2012w ww.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 4 4 6 6 0 0 intact. The junior Streaks then all but put it away in the top of the third. With one out, Trevor Thomas took one for the team and Josh Rivera singled up the middle. Gomez walked to pack the bags, though Mitchelln otched a strikeout for the s econd out. But here came Martinez again with the bases loaded, and he again delivered, powering one over the fence in left for his second grand slam in as many innings, and his third in two games. T he lead now at 11-0, Hurst really kicked it into gear, striking out the side to total six in his three innings of work, before Sebring scratched for their final run in the fourth. Justin Bickman lead off with a single and promptly stole second. Thomas again got plunked, which prompted Marianna to bring in Torbett to pitch. R ivera hit a frozen-rope, headed for left center, but the Marianna shortstop made a reaching snare of the linera nd turned it into a double play. But a walk to Gomez, a hit batter and a wild pitchb rought in run number 12 to give a little mercy-rule insurance heading into the bottom of the fourth. Though the extra runs wouldnt be necessary asT erry came on and shut the door. He was helped when Navarez-Ayala made a diving catch of a Pender Johnson drive to left-center. Terry then finished strong, i nducing consecutive popups for the final two outs. e got the job done, a still moderately stoic coach Martinez said. Im real proud of Hunter, both as a coach and a father. The grand slams were great, but home runs are accidents. The key is he was putting good swings on the ball, even the single in the first, against a really tough pitcher, that set the tone for us. Everett (Hurst f or us, he continued. Alitt le shaky start there in the s econd inning, but he worked it out. Its just great to be a coach in Sebring right now, with all the great support were getting from the fans. The win put the team in the drivers seat for the state title, being the only undefeated team left as they headed to Thursday nights final meaning they would have to lose twice. Their opponent Thursday night was to be West Volusia, who edged East Lakeland 5-3 Wednesday to reach the finale. Continued from 1B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Everett Hurst fanned six in three innings, giving up just one h it, as Sebring rolled over Marianna 12-0 Wednesday night. Ozone All-Stars power way to title game Continued from 1B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Cody Carpenter connects on his own first-inning home run, going back-to-back with Wyatt Moore, in Lake Placids 10-3 win over Sebring Wednesday. Dragons get two wins Wednesday NEWS-SUN 385-6155 Courtesy photo After splitting a pair of games with Hernando County S unday and Monday, the Heartland Pre-Majors All-Stars won the Dixie State championship with a 10-5 win Tuesday. Both the Majors and Pre-Majors state champs were paid a visit by FOX 13 News Thursday with the feature scheduled to be broadcast Friday. Associated PressCHICAGO The Chicago Cubs have signed outfielder Albert Almora, their first-round selection and No. 6 overall pick from last months draft. The 18-year-old Almora, played prep baseball at Mater Academy Charter in Hialeah Gardens, and had considered going to the University of Miami. He got a $3.9 million signing bonus and will report to the teams minor league complex in Mesa, Ariz. Almora, who throws and bats right-handed, hit .603 with six homers, 34 RBIs and 24 stolen bases in 25 games for Mater Academy last season. He is the Cubssecond big signing this summer. Earlier they reached a deal with Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler. Cubs sign Almora times in the years we finally pull it out, Sebring alum and Heartland catcher Jesse Baker said. And with a team we just threw together from rival schools, to come out and play this well, it was a true blessing. The team is now slated for the Dixie Majors World Series beginning Saturday, J uly 28, in Laurel, MS.Pre-Majors stamp own ticketIt was a wet and wild weekend at Charles R. Head Field in Avon Park, that spilled over into the early part of the week before the Pre-Majors (17-under C hampionship would be settled. And when the dust, or clods of mud, had settled, it was a united Heartland squad that laid claim to the crown with a 10-5 win over Hernando County Tuesday afternoon. With a roster predominantly made up of Red Devils, Lake Placids Tyler Carr and Heath Harris were added tot he winning mix. Harris had pitched Sunday and, after giving up five firstinning runs to Hernando, hads hut them out the rest of the way for an 8-5 win, putting t hem on the doorstep of the championship. B ut Monday saw Hernando come back and get a win to tie the series and set up a Tuesday afternoon rubber match, started on the mound by Carr. Carr also got the offense going in the second, when after two batters walked, he laid down a bunt single to load the bases. Agrounder to third was then thrown home in an attempt at the force, but caromed off the charging runner, allowing two to come in. RBI base hits from Colton B rock and Anthony C arruthers followed, with Kyle Kelley finishing off the five-run frame with a sacrifice fly. Hernando got one run in the second, and the two teams traded runs in the third to put it at 6-2. H eartland added two more in the fourth, though Hernando scored three times to make it 8-5. But Carr held Hernando there over the next one and two-thirds innings. Arun in each the sixth and seventh innings provided for the final margin as southpaw Kenny McGrath recorded the final four outs for the save to stamp Heartlands ticket fort he Dixie Pre-Majors World Series in Guntersville, AL. That tournament begins Saturday, July 28, with then ow Team Florida squad slated to face Team Arkansas. B oth Heartland state champion squads were s cheduled to get a visit from FOX 13 News on Thursday a fternoon. Continued from 1B Dixie titles go to Heartland


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, July 13, 2012Page 5B BYMICHELLEKAUFMANMcClatchy NewspapersThe London Olympics promise t heater as riveting as anything on stage in the West End, and some of the athletes in leading roles aref amiliar names. Usain Bolt, the aptly-named Jamaican sprinter, is back for an encore after his show-stopping performance in Beijing four years ago gold medals and world records in the 100 meters, 200 meters and sprint relay. In his way is a slight injury that is keeping him out of a July race in Monaco. He also faces countryman and world champion Yohan Blake, Americans Tyson Gay and Justin Gatlin, and Frenchman Christophe LeMaitre, who shrugs off questions of race but is best known for being the first white man to break the 10-second barrier in the 100 meters. Tennis triumvirate Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, fresh off Wimbledon, will ditch their whites and return to the hallowed grass of the All England Club in their national colors to battle for Olympic gold. And soccer player Neymar (no last name necessary) will try to lead Brazil to the only major title it has yet to win. In three seasons, the 20-year-old has scored nearly1 00 goals for Santos (Peles former club) and Pele considers him better than Argentine star Lionel Messi. More than 10,000 athletes from 200 countries will compete in 36 Olympic sports. Most competitors a re not famous, but every one of them has a story. Here are 10 to keep an eye on:Jessica Ennis Track and Field, Great BritainBritish tennis star Andy Murray is known around the world. But he will be sharing the s potlight this summer with heptathlete Jessica Ennis, the golden girl of Great Britains Olympic team. The Games have yet to begin, a nd already the photogenic Ennis, 26, has endorsements with Jaguar, Aviva, Olay, Adidas, Powerade, Omega and BP. She is pulling in more than $1.5 million a year, making her the highest-paid female athlete in England. Ennisfather was born in Jamaica, and her mother was born in England. He is a painter and decorator. She is a social worker. Neither excelled at sport, but they signed their 11-year-old daughter up at a track club in their hometown of Sheffield, England and she proved to be talented at most disciplines. Ennis won the world heptathlon titles in 2009 and 2010, and was poised to medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. A stress fracture in her right foot kept her home. In the past year, she settled for a silver medal at the 2011 world championships behind Russian Tatyana Chernova and silver at the 2012 indoor world championships behind Nataliya Dobrynska of Ukraine. She wants the gold that has eluded her. Badly.Oscar Pistorius Track and Field, South AfricaUsain Bolt may be the most phenomenal track athlete at these Olympics, but the most inspirational is Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee from South Africa who hopes to make history by becoming the first amputee runner to compete in the able-bodied Olympics. Pistorius runs on carbon-fiber blades, and thus, is known as The Blade RunnerAlthough he didn't meet the South African track federation's requirement that athletes competing in the 400 meter race have two finishes of 45.3 seconds or less (with at least one of those finishes occurring at an international event), he was chosen to run in both the 400m eters and the 1,600 meter relay at the London Games. He also plans to compete in the Paralympics. Born without fibulas in either l eg, Pistorius had both legs amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old. His disability didt keep him from competing inr ugby, water polo and tennis in school. As he got older, he focused on running. Pistoriusremarkable success in able-bodied races has not come without controversy. Some competitors feel the artificial limbs g ive him an unfair advantage, and t he international track federation r uled as such before the 2008 B eijing Olympics. Pistorius challenged the ruling, and it was overturned later that year by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Although he was eligible for the 2008 Olympics, he fell short of the qualifying standard. He won gold medals in the 100, 200, and 400 meters at the Paralympics that summer. Four years later, he is determined to make history.Hiroshi Hoketsu Equestrian, JapanSeptuagenarians across the globe can rally around Japanese equestrian rider Hiroshi Hoketsu, who, at the age of 71 (yes, 71! will be the oldest competitor in London. Hoketsu qualified for the individual dressage, riding a 15-yearold horse named Whisper. He first competed in the 1964 Games when he was 23. He was 67 when he finished ninth in the team event and 35th as an individual at the Beijing Olympics four years ago. Back home in Japan, they call him The Hope of Old Men.He has an endorsement deal with a health food chain, and continues to train twice a day. Believe it or not, Hoketsu is n ot the oldest Olympian in history. But he is the oldest in 92 years. Swedish shooter Oscar Swahn was 72 when he won a silverm edal at the 1920 Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium.Aliya MustafinaG ymnastics, Russia Larisa Iordache G ymnastics, RomaniaEvery Olympics needs its gymn astics pixies, and this time, two t eens to watch are Russian Aliya Mustafina and Romanian Larisa I ordache. Mustafina won the 2010 alla round world championship at age 1 5, and was favored to win the 2010 European championship. But she tore her left ACLon the landing of a difficult vault, and was carried off the podium, reminiscent of the Kerri Strug vault injury at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. She had surgery and did not compete for eight months. She started training again in December 2011, and though she has struggled in her first few meets, she is considered one of the favorites. Also watch for 15-year-old Iordache, who has drawn comparisons to Nadia Comaneci, the tiny Romanian who won the 1976 gold. Iordache won the gold in floor exercise and silver in beam at the recent world championships.Chris Hoy Track Cycling, Great BritainThey call Chris Hoy The Real McHoyand who can argue? The Scottish track cyclist won three gold medals in Beijing and was knighted Sir Chris by Queen Elizabeth II in 2009. He is on pace to become Great Britains most successful Olympian, as he has collected four golds and a silver. Rowing legend Steve Redgrave holds the national record with five golds and a bronze. Hoy is the first Briton to win three gold medals in a single Olympics since freestyle swimmer Henry Taylor in 1908.Caster Semenya Track and Field, South AfricaDoubts about her gender made life miserable for South African runner Caster Semenya three years ago, but she says she has put it behind her and if she wins a medal, she will dedicate it to Nelson Mandela, who helped her during her tough times. When then-19-year-old Semenya won the 800-meter world title in 2009, skeptics insisted she was not a woman, and she was forced to undergo testing. It turned out she had excessive male genes due to a medical condition, but the international track federation cleared her to compete as a woman. She won the silver medal at the 2011 World Championships, and is now coached by Mozambique legend Maria Mutola. Life wasnt easy, but I kept dealing with the situation with help from my family, friends and m anagement, Semenya said. It (the gender question mind anymore. For me its in the p ast. I have to focus on the future and thats what Im doing right n owKohei Uchimura Gymnastics, JapanHis parents ran a gym out of their home, and he grew up dood ling gymnastics routines in his s choolbooks. Its no wonder, then, t hat the mop-topped Uchimura wound up winning three consecut ive world all-around gold medals in 2009, 2010 and 2011. No other man has ever won three titles in a row. Uchimura won the silver at the 2 008 Games, and now that Chinas Yang Wei has retired, the door is open for the Japanese gymnast to win it all.Ranomi Kromowidjojo Swimming, NetherlandsHer name will likely be the longest on the aquatic center scoreboard, and it could be on the top line in the 50m and 100m sprints. Ranomi Kromowidjojo, a 21-year-old Dutch swimmer of Indonesian descent, is one of the favorites in both events. Her name may be new to casual fans, but swimming enthusiasts have known about her for years. She has been competing at the elite level since age 15, swam in her first world championship at 17 and at 18 won an Olympic gold medal in Beijing with the Dutch 4x100 relay team. About of meningitis interrupted her training last year, but she is fully healthy now and the natatorium announcer ought to start practicing her name.Lin Dan Badminton, ChinaChinas Super Danis back. Spiky-haired Lin Dan is considered the best badminton player of all time, and his fiery personality (read: hot temper crowd favorite, la John McEnroe. He can smash the shuttlecock 200 mph, and has also been known to abuse rackets and argue with referees. Lin is a four-time world champion, defending Olympic champion, and five-time All England champion. He is one of the most recognizable athletes in China, and a paparazzi favorite, especially because he is married to Xie Xingfang, Chinas No. 1 womens badminton player.L ONDON GAMES 10 international competitors that may steal the limelight during theAthletes poised to shineCHRISTIAN CHARISIUS/DPA/ABACAPRESS.COM/MCTJessica Ennis, center, of Great Britain leads the pack in the womens pentathlon 60-meter hurdles event at the IAAF World Indoor Championships at the Atakoy Arena in Istanbul in March. Ennis finished second overall in the competition. WALLYSKALIJ/LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCTOscar Pistorius will become the first amputee runner to compete in the able-bodied Summer Games.BERND THISSEN/DPA/ABACAPRESS/MCTSouth African sprinter Caster Semenya won a silver medali n the 800 meter race at the 2011 World Championships Chris HoyJOHN P HILLIPS/ UK PRESS/ ABACA PRESS/MCT


C M Y K ARA Content Due to the increased use of e arbuds,adolescent hearing loss is up 5 percent over the last decade,which now a ffects 20 percent of U.S. adolescents ages 12 to 19, a ccording to the Journal of the American Medical Association. Its no surprise the increase in popular portable digital media playero wnership from 18 percent to 76 percent over the past five years,along with frequent use at loud volumes,has contributed to young people losing their hearing. Since hearing loss in child ren and teens is on the rise, it is important for adults to p lay an active role in prevention and seek out methods to minimize hearing loss,such as understanding safe volume levels,says MichelleA tkinson,vice president of Energizer North America Marketing. Ensuring your children have the appropriate products can make a big dif-f erence in their lives. Noise induced hearing loss is caused by exposure to loud sounds and usually occurs gradually over time,according to the Better Hearing Institute. Since this form of hearing loss is painless and invisible,it would be difficult for you to detect the problem in your children and grandchildren. But,there are things you can do to help prevent NIHL. Even minimal hearing loss can result in educational and behavioral problems in children,said Lara Noble, Au. D.,CCC A,Chief Audiologist of the Center for Hearing and Speech of St. Louis. It is important for people to practice safe listening habits with the kids in their life.Safe listening tips Turn it down. Get into the habit of listening to the TV,radio and personal audio devices at a softer level. Get high-quality earb uds with noise cancelation or sound isolation properties. Use 60 percent of a devices volume for no more than 60 minutes at a time,s ince the longer the duration of exposure,the greater the risk. Download a noise meter app to determine the sound levels in your environment. For an affordable and effective way to protect your hearing,use earplugs. Do you need a hearing aid? Dont miss out on important moments in your life. If you experience any of the symptoms below,you should contact your physician and ask for their referral on a hearing specialist: Your lack of hearing starts to interfere with your normal way of life. You havetrouble understanding people on the phone. You have a hard time following conversations when people are speaking at the same time. You misunderstand others when they are talking to you. Your family and friends complain youve got the volume too loud on the TV or radio. For more information on t hese symptoms,visit www.healthyhearing.com. 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W ith the exception of the immunosuppressive chemo drug Cytoxan,the other three medications you tried are self-injected DMARDs,for disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs.They relievej oint inflammation and damage and usually help people with RA, s evere psoriasis,psoriatic arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis. All the meds work by suppressi ng your immune system which explains their side effect of increased frequency of infections. Now,if you have an auto-immuned isease (and rheumatoid arthritis is thought to be an auto-immune disease) then DMARDs are reasonable,because they calm the hyperactive immune response. This isw hy most people with true RA respond. But what about the non-responders to medication,like yourself, the ones who get worse? What ifa ll that swelling,tenderness,pain, deformity and reduced range of motion was not truly RA?For some of you,those RA symptoms may be driven by a Lyme-related organism called Bartonella,ands uppressing your immune system is precisely the wrong thing to do b ecause it worsens symptoms. With infections,one needs to rev immune function,not smack itd own. Suppressing your immune system allows the bugs to have a wild party in you,which means pain and swelling. Bartonella is best known to cause cat scratch fever. Infections cause chronic fatigue,j oint pain,rheumatoid-like symptoms as well as anxiety,agitation, s eizures,psychosis,bipolar,panic and other mental/cognitive problems. Bartonella is considered aL yme co-infection organism and is transmitted by ticks,fleas or bites and scratches from cats or dogs. A study published in the May 2 012 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases sampled 296 patients. Of those,62 percent had antibodies to Bartonella and 41 percent had remnants of bacterial DNA from theo rganism strongly indicating that exposure to Bartonella is associated with RA. The researchers stated However,our results thus far doi mplicate Bartonella as a factor in at least some cases. If the link between Bartonella and rheumatoid illnesses is valid,it may also open up more directed treatment options for patients with rheumatoid ill-n esses.What they mean by directed treatment optionsis a ntibiotics that kill this bug. The specific offending Bartonella organisms include B. henselae,B.k ohlerae and B. vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii. Testing for Bartonella or Bartonella-like organisms (BLO a huge challenge. If you do test,I urge you to use Igenex Labs (Igenex.com) or Fry Labs (frylabs.com) because other labs com monly produce false negatives,thus prolonging your suffering. P hysicians should diagnose you based upon symptoms,your failure to respond to standard RA treatm ent,Igenex or Fry lab results,and elevated blood levels of VEGF which Bartonella microbes produce. Antimicrobials (herbal or prescribed) help eradicate the o rganism. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For m ore information, visit www. D earPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Maybe you dont really have rheumatoid arthritis HEALTHYLIVING Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Do you hear what I hear? Protect against noise-induced hearing loss in adolescents MCT F ollow guidelines when listening to personal music devices t o avoid hearling loss. Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 A ssociated PressNEW YORK An appeals court says N ew York City cannot scare smokers by requiring grotesque images at stores that s ell cigarettes. It says the federal government gets to decide how to warn people about the dan-g ers of cigarettes. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued its ruling Tuesday. T he courts rejected a 2009 Board of Health resolution. It had required all tobacco retailers to display signs bearing graphic images showingt he adverse health effects of smoking. The appeals court said the resolution is p reempted by the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act. It was enacted by Congress in 1965. P hilip Morris USA issued a statement saying it was pleased with the ruling. The city Health Department said the ruli ng is likely to reduce the number of smokers who quit. Appeals court: NYC cant scare smokers with graphic images


C M Y K ARA ContentYou cant avoid it: S ummer activities mean bites,bumps,burns and bruises. Make sure youre ready by stocking up on these medicine-cabinetb asics:Over-the-counter pain relievers S ummer is the time when people are breaking out golf clubs,gardening tools and baseball gloves. All that activity increases the likelihood of muscle aches,s trains and sprains. For basic relief,experts recommend o ver-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers such as naproxen sodium,ibuprofen or aceta-m inophen. Although most mild injuries can be treated s uccessfully at home,you should see a doctor if you experience numbness or an inability to move without significant pain. Sunscreen and lotions Sunburn can,of course,be p revented by protecting your skin with sunscreen or clothi ng whenever youre outdoors. But if you forget, treatments such as a lotiont hat contains aloe vera can provide symptom relief. OTC pain relievers dont h eal or prevent damage to skin,but they can reduce the p ain,swelling and discomfort associated with sunburn. These are especially beneficial when taken during thef irst 24 hours of sun exposure. Heartburn medicines W arm weather means baseball season and backyard barbecues which can also mean repeated cases of heartburn after too manyc hili dogs and beverages. Heartburn is most often described as a burning sensation behind the breast bone that moves up toward the neck or throat. This occursw hen stomach acid irritates the normal lining of the e sophagus. People may also experience acid regurgitation with heartburn,which is thes ensation of stomach fluid coming up through the chest i nto the mouth. Less common symptoms that may also be associated with gastro esophageal reflux include unexplained chest pain,w heezing,sore throat and cough,among others. P lanning ahead and knowing which OTC treatments may help is essentialt o keeping your summer gatherings pleasant. Bring a long a few over-the-counter treatments,like antacids or H2 blockers,when you heado ut for summer festivities. People who have heartburn at least twice a week might w ant to talk to their doctor about taking a proton pump i nhibitor such as omeprazole or lansoprazole. Hydrocortisone, topical creams and antihistamines I nsect bites are as much a part of summer as sunshine. I f youre stung by an insect and the stinger is stuck in your skin,try to remove itc arefully to prevent the release of more venom. For a ny bite or sting,wash the area with soap and water and apply a cold pack or clothf illed with ice to reduce pain and swelling. A pain reliever,such as i buprofen or acetaminophen, may also help with any assoc iated pain. A topical cream containing hydrocortisone can be used to provide itch relief. You can also take an OTC antihistamine containing diphenhydramine if youh ave a mild allergic reaction. Most people have mild r eactions to insect bites and experience little more than an itching or stinging sensa-t ion and mild swelling that will disappear within a day o r so. Signs and symptoms of a severe reaction can includen ausea,facial swelling,difficulty breathing,abdominal pain,and deterioration of b lood pressure and circulation. If any of these occur, y ou should call 911 immediately.Diarrhea medicationsIf your summer vacation p lans include traveling to new and far-flung places,its a g ood idea to be prepared for certain stomach ailments. Travelersdiarrhea,a digestive tract disorder that causesl oose stools and abdominal cramps,is caused by consuming contaminated food or water. Though this illness is irritating and may disrupt ad ay or two of vacation,it usually isnt serious and can be treated at home. To reduce your risk,be careful about what you eata nd drink while traveling. If you do develop diarrhea,it may go away without treatment. If not,bismuth subsalicylate can decrease the frequency of your bathroom trip. T ip:When buying OTC medications,you can often s ave money by purchasing store-brands. Store-brand OTCs have the same efficacya s national brands and meet or exceed Food and Drug A dministration quality standards,but cost an average of 36 percent less,according to Perrigo,a Michigan-based pharmaceutical company thatm anufactures and distributes most of the over-the-counter m edications found under store-brand labels. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, July 13, 2012Page 7B APPLE A DAY HEALTH FOOD; 3.639"; 2"; Black; h ealthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 7 7 INFINITY MARKETING, INC.; 11.25"; 12"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 9 9 HEALTHYLIVING Summer survival tips: the medicine cabinet edition ARA Content Be sure your medicine cabinet is stocked for the summer.


C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, July 13, 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. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way.Bearing His Name;Preaching His Doctrine;and Awaiting His Coming.orshiping 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 andC -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+ 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 youth in their quest to become more like Christ.Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m.along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children.Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863Website: www.fbclp.com.Email: information@fbclp.com.Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary S ervice 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 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 and7 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.Jo Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com; Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retiredv.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.; W eekdays, 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. C HRISTIAN Cornerstone Christian Church 1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825 (Saxon Hall in Reflection Community).Bill R aymond, 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 siteWednesday 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 at4 p.m.each second and fourth Wednesday.A free public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services.The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers.All are welcome 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.M inister: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 Chris t, 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 Churche s of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark.Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time an d eternity.Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m.Nursery provided.Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade.Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m.(Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m.Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor.Phone 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP Atonement Lutheran C hurch ELCASEBRING Guest Supply Pastor Rev. John Stirewalts sermon Sundayw ill be based on the gospel reading of Mark 6:14-29.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled Amos Time, Our Time. T he church is at 1320 County Road 64,east of the Avon Park High School. Call 471-2663 or visit christlutheranavonpark.org/.Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon on Sunday morningi s titled Life.The keynote is from Jeremiah 10:10, ...the Lord is the only God. He is the living God and eternal king.The church is at 146 N. Franklin Street.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled Battle Plans: Part 2at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesdayn ight Bible study is studying the Gospel of John. Church of Buttonwood BayS EBRING Pastor Cecil Hess will deliver a first-person presentation on the subject Luke Comes to Sebringon Sunday. T he church is in Buttonwood Bay on U.S. 27, four miles south of Highlands Regional Medical Center. F or information,call 3821737.Eastside Christian ChurchLAKE PLACID Eastside Christian Church ise xcited to announce its Vacation Bible School, s cheduled from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday,July 27-28,with a slide show presentation on Sunday,July 29,during the morning serv-i ce. All elementary aged child ren,from entering kindergarten through fifth grade, are invited. Call 465-7065 to register by Monday,July 23. A brief worship service w ill be taken to the residents at Lake Placid Care Center at 1:45 p.m. Sunday. Eastside Christian Church is at 101 Peace Ave.,twom iles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621. The phone number is 4657065.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon, Dancing Through Life, with Scripture from IIS amuel 6:1-5,12-19. The church is 1.7 miles w est of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road Call 471-1999 or visits ebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday morning,the church cele-b rates the seventh Sunday after Pentecost. Pastor Bob R einhardt will deliver his sermon Chosen for a Destiny,from Ephesians 1:3-14. Faith Child Development Center is open for SummerC amp. Please call 385-3232 for more information. Summer Camp is for ages three to five is only $2 per hour an includes breakfasta nd lunch. Please call for more information. Faiths Closet/Thrift Shop offers donated items that are in good condition for resale.F aiths Closet now has a food pantry,help is now available to those who need help in emergencies with food. Please call 385-2782.H elp is available to individuals who come to the Thrift Shop with an emergencyn eed. Faiths Closet hours are: Tuesday through Friday,f rom 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday,from 10 a.m. to 1 p .m.First Christian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK Wednesday regular Bibles tudy is currently studying the Gospel of John. F irst Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor St. (behind the Wachovia Bank). Call 4535334,email firstchristianap@embarqmail.com orv isit www.firstcchristianap.com/.First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)S EBRING At the Lords Table this Sunday morning will be Dick and Sharron Campbell. Communion will be servedb y Carol Chandler and Effie Simmons. Pastor Rons sermon is titled,The Story of Joseph, Part 2from Genesis 39:8-9. For any additional inform ation,call the church office at 385-0352. The c hurch is at 510 Poinsettia Ave.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday morning,Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon is entitled O the Hope of Americab ased on Jeremiah 14:1-10. Sunday school is available f or all ages. The adult class will continue their series entitled Faith Lessons on the Prophets and Kings sponsored by Focus on the Family.These lessons aref ilmed on location in Israel and narrated by Historian/Teacher Ran Vander Laan. Todays lesson is entitled Innocent Blood.W endy Garcia teaches the youth class and they discuss how the Bible applies to issues today. Special music will be prov ided by Eowyn Branham singing The Desert Song. The Family Gathering will not meet this evening. The church is at 215 E. C ircle St.(with two entrances on Lagrande Street). For questions,call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of SebringSEBRING Gods P lanis the title of Sunday mornings sermon,given by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer. D eacons meeting is at 4 p.m. Monday M onday through Friday, July 16-20,will be summer camp for sixth through eighth graders,(registration required),from 8 a.m. to 3p .m. RELIGION Continued on page 9B


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, July 13, 2012Page 9B EPISCOPAL St.Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday Services:Holy E ucharist 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.Church office 385-7649, for more information. St.Francis of Assisi Anglican Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone:465-0051.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, 9 a.m.Child care available at the 8 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Sunday service. 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 c hurch@hotmail.com.Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869.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.Reverend Robert Reinhardt, Pastor.Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232.Summer Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m. Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month. Sunday school and Bible classes, 9 a.m.Sunday.Worship service is broadcast at 10 a.m.on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday.Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies.Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782 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 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 (ELSellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSSunday 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 s mall 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 Lors Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom.Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.;Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.;Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m.More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Church 106 N.Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m.Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett.Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m.and 9 a.m.Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m.Sundays.Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds.Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger.Office:4533345.Web page at www.weareunion.org Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd.S., Sebring, FL 33875;471-1122;e-mail unity@vistanet.net.Web site, www.unityofsebring.org.10:30 a.m.Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church.Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev.Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113.A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.Sunday morning worship:Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.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 .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 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 Sunday Services:Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.;Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.;Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship .Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday:Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All meetings are at 120 N.Ridgewood Ave., Sebring.For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major 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 S.Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825.(863von J arrett, 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 website: 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 a t 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 Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98ing.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship servic e 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 compa ssionate congregation that is allinclusive.Wre 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 First United Methodist Church of SebringS EBRING The Rev.A.C. Bryants sermon will be Shake Off the Dust and Move Onwith the Scripture from Acts 13:48-52. Wednesday is Family Night w ith food,fun and Bible study The church is downtown at 126 South Pine St. Visit www.sebringfirstumc.com or call the church office for informationa t 385-5184.H eartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Fran V anHooreweghe is preaching this week. Communion is offered duri ng the service weekly The service will also include George Kelly singing O what aS avior. Mark your calendars now: V acation Bible School Aug. 6-10 from 5-8 p.m. The public is welcome. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South inS ebring (behind Publix number is 314-693.Memorial Untied M ethodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Guest preacher Rev. John Bryant from Punta Gorda will preach on the subject Have Faith,Love God, Enjoy Life,a Biblical formula for life with the Scripture from Hebrews 1-6,at both the Heritage and and Celebration services. Rev. Bryant has challenged the congregation to invite neighbors and friends. Pastor Claude Burnett will preach at the New Song Contemporary Service in Rob Reynolds Hall. Combined Youth Group will meet at the Lighthouse. The Church is at 500 Kent A ve. For information,please call 4 65-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson,Judging W ith Wisdom and Justiceis taken from I Kings 3 and II Chronicles 9. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the Sunday morning and evening worship service messages. The Wednesday evening service will be praise,prayer and B ible study.St. John United Methodist Church SEBRING Sunday morning, the Rev. Ronald De Genaro,Jr.s m essage will be Lets Really Count Our Blessings.Biblical reference is from Ephesians 1:314. Nursery is provided at all services.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning,Pastor Terry Grovewill be preaching on,How to Win Y our Point. S unday school meets in the Fidelis Room. They will be studying Resurrected Unto New Lifelooking at the Scripture from Luke 24:36-53. Call 385-1597.The Church of the Way EFCAS EBRING Pastor Reinhold B uxbaum will be preaching s Celebrate the LordsS upper.Prayer Meeting will be S unday evening Difference Makers Youth meet Wednesday evenings. The Church of the Way EFCA is at 1005 North Ridgewood Drive,Sebring. Church phone is 471-6140. Pastors cell is 273-3674. For church information and the pastors messages,go to www.thewaychurch.org/. Continued from page 8B RELIGION R ELIGION GUIDELINES: The N ews-Sunp ublishes religion news on Fridays. T he submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridas paper. S ubmit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekd ays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail to e ditor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South, S ebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. I NDIANAPOLIS Episcopal bishops approved an official prayer service for blessing same-sex couples Monday at a national convention that also cleared the way for transgender ordina-t ion. At the Episcopal General Convention in Indianapolis,the House of Bishops voted 111-41,with three abstentions,to authorize a provisional rite for same-sexu nions for the next three years. The liturgy next goes to conventions deputies for their authorization. In a separate vote Monday,the full convention approved new anti-discrimination language for transgendered cler-g y candidates and church members. Some dioceses already ordain transgend ered people or elect them to positions of parish leadership. However,advocates for the amendment argued theyn eeded an explicit statement of acceptance as the churchwide policy. T he Rev. Carla Robinson,who is transgendered and a vicar of All Saints Church in Seattle,said she was luckyto have the backing of parishes and bishops when she was considering ordina-t ion,but she said others havent had the same support. Episcopal bishops OK trial gay blessing prayer


C M Y K Page 10BNews-SunFriday, July 13, 2012www.newssun.com RELIGION Adam and Eve said, Lord,when we were in the garden,you walked with us every day. Now we do not see you any more. We are lonesome here,and it is difficult for us to remember h ow much you love us. And God said,I will crea te a companion for you that will be with you and who w ill be a reflection of my love for you,so that you will love me even when you cannot see me. Regardless of h ow selfish or childish or unlovable you may be,this new companion will accept you as you are and will love you as I do,in spite of yourselves. And God created a new animal to be a companion for Adam and Eve. It was a good animal and God was p leased. And the new animal was pleased to be with Adam and Eve and he wagged his tail. And Adam said,Lord,I have already named all the animals in the Kingdom and I cannot think of a name for this new animal. And God said,I have created this new animal to be a reflection of my love for you,his name will be a r eflection of my own name, and you will call him DOG. And Dog lived with Adam and Eve and was a companion to them and loved them. And they were comforted and God was pleased. And Dog was content and wagged his tail. After a while,it came to pass that an angel came to the Lord and said,Lord, Adam and Eve have become filled with pride. They strut and preen like peacocks and they believe they are worthy of adoration. Dog has indeed taught them that they arel oved,but perhaps too well. And God said,I will create for them a companion who will be with them and w ho will see them as they are. The companion will remind them of their limitations,so they will know that t hey are not always worthy of adoration. And God created Cat to be a companion to Adam and E ve. And Cat would not o bey them. And when Adam and Eve gazed into Cats eyes,they were reminded that they were not the supreme beings. A nd Adam and Eve learned humility and theyw ere greatly improved... And God was pleased... And Dog was happy... And Cat didnt give a flip o ne way or the other. Many of us have abilities t hat we never use. We are content to work at jobs we d o not like,or that are far below our capabilities. We dont really give our best at our jobs,because Theres n o use. Management doesnt l ike me,or we think we just a rent fast enough,or smart enough,or rich enough,or good enough. I n my years as a pastor/counselor,I have encountered many people who spent much of theirl ives mourning the Me who might have been.If only Iw as a movie star. If only I was smarter. If only I couldh ave gone to a different school. If only I had or hadt done this or that. If only my dad had been rich. Thel ist goes on and on. All too often,those in this category,spend their lives stuck in neutral. They typically never reach theirp otential,because they rarely risk anything. They fail to see themselves as being just as good as everyone else,and their failure orl ack of success is always someone elses fault. In their mind,God always blesses everyone else more than He does them. Did you ever think that y ou might not have certain abilities because God has s omething else for you to do? I cant play a piano but I can build a china closet.W hen I ran track,I couldnt high jump over 5 feet,but I c ould run a 52-second 440. A hammer and a screwdriver do not do the same jobs,but the hammer is not better or worse than the screwdriverb ecause it cant do the job of the screwdriver. E ach one of us has talent peculiar to us alone; talent that enables us to do manyt hings others cannot do as well as we can. Our inability t o do what others can do,in no way means we are not as good or as valuable as oth-e rs. We are just different, and thats OK. Its good to be like the d og and try to make everyone happy.And,its OK if l ike the cat,you just dont give a flip,if that is what you were created to do. Fred Jeans is chaplain at K enilworth Care & Rehabilitation Center. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those oft he News-Sun staff. And God created dog Guest Column Fred Jeans L ove in Action concert SaturdayA VON PARK ABC Childrens Aid USA and R idge Seventh-Day Adventist Church AY Department present Love in Action benefit concert at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday atR idge SDA Church,507 W. Hal McRae Blvd.,Avon P ark. Admission is free,but a goodwill offering will be collected. Light refresh-m ents will be served. ABC Childrens Aid U SA is a 501(C ble organization that reaches out to indigent children i n underprivileged countries to provide opportunities to receive formal education.Dinner and a movie at Faith LutheranSEBRING Faith Lutheran Youth are hosting a all-you-can-eat spaghettid inner and movie The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry t his Saturday,with dinner starting at 6 p.m. and the m ovie starting at 7 p.m. The dinner and movie are for your donation. Popcorn, canned sodas and bottled water will be available tob e purchased during the movie. They will have g luten-free spaghetti available for those who need this and a childrens moview ill also be shown,so families are welcome. I f you have questions, call Traci at 835-0141. Faith Lutheran Church is at 2 740 Lakeview Drive. McCrary celebrating 40 years at First Assembly SEBRING Rev. W ilmont and Patricia McCrary will celebrate 40 years as pastors of First Assembly of God in Sebring,on Sunday. TheM cCrarys will be honored by the congregation in the 1 1 a.m. worship service. There will be a fellowship dinner following the service in the church activities cent er. Pastor and Mrs. McCrary and the congregat ion of First Assembly invite all their friends in the Sebring area to join them f or this special occasion. C al 3856431 for other i nformation.VBS at Sebring ChristianS EBRING Sebring C hristian Church is going t o Babylon this year for Vacation Bible School to learn about Daniels Courage in Captivity. VBS runs Sunday,Aug. 5 t o Friday,Aug. 10,from 68 :30 p.m.,each evening. For more information about the program,call the church o ffice at 382-6676 from 9 a .m. to 5 p.m. The church is at 4514 Hammock Road in Sebring. Snapshots Courtesy photo First United Methodist Church of Avon Park would like the community to join in welcoming its new pastor Devon Jarrett and his daughter, Celia. All are invited to fellowship and free ice cream at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, in Wesley Hall. If ice cream is not f or you, fresh baked goods will be available to purchase. Church welcoming new pastor Your Hometown PaperDelivered the same way for the past 85 years.


C M Y K By JILLLAWLESS Associated PressLONDON Mick Jagger may rethink the words he sang more than 45 years ago What a drag it is getting old. Thursday marks 50 years since Jagger played his first gig with a band called the Rolling Stones, and the group is marking its half-century with no letup in its productivity or rock n roll style. Jagger himself is still the cool, rich frontman of the worlds most successful rock band. Now in their late 60s and early 70s, the band members are celebrating the anniversary by attending a retrospective photo exhibition at Londons Somerset House and looking to the future by rehearsing for new gigs. Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts are getting together 50 years to the day after the young R&B band played Londons Marquee Club. Taking a name from a song by bluesman Muddy Waters, they were billed as The RollinStones the g came later. The lineup for the gig was vocalist Jagger, guitarists Richards and Brian Jones, bassist Dick Taylor, pianist Ian Stewart and Mick Avory on drums. Taylor, Stewart and Avory soon left the lineup; drummer Watts joined in 1963 and guitarist Wood in 1975. The band had its first hit, a cover of Chuck Berrys Come On, in 1963, and soon became one of the worlds biggest and most influential rock acts, rivaled only by The Beatles. The Beatles split up in 1970, but the Stones are still going strong something Jagger says he could never have imagined at the time. Groups in those days and singers didnt really last very long, Jagger, 68, told the BBC. They werent supposed to last. It was supposed to be ephemeral. It was only really Elvis and The Beatles that were the biggest things that ever happened in pop music that I can remember. But even (Elvis perhaps less than 10 years, so how could anyone really last? Richards told the BBC that his biggest regret in the last half-century was the drowning death in 1969 of Brian Jones, but that on the whole the bands career has been an incredible adventure. Music critic John Aizlewood said the Stones contribution to rock nroll is immeasurable. They are a founding father of rock music as we know it, he said. Other bands have tried and not pulled off that amount of sexiness, allied to a kind of street-fighting menace. Aizlewood said the Rolling Stones have endured where other bands have split because they are smart enough to put the band ahead of the individuals, despite their collective egos. He said they are also canny businessmen, and realized early on that once you get toa certain level, if you maintain your live performance, you can play stadiums forever The Stones have sold more than 200 million records, with hits including (I Cant Get No) Satisfaction, Street Fighting Man and ou Cant Always Get What You Want. But in recent years much of their income has come from touring. Their last global tour, A Bigger Bang, earned more than half a billion dollars between 2005 and 2007. And as they enter their sixth decade, more live shows are on the way. Richards said the band had begun rehearsing, but dates havent been fixed. Theres things in the works, he said. Its definitely happening, but when I cant say yet. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, July 13, 2012Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 3 3 3 3 5 5 DIVERSIONS D earAbby: My son is 24 and was honorably discharged as a corporal after a four-y ear enlistment in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was deployed twice to Iraq. Since hisr eturn he has been attending community college, but he lacks the focusa nd is bored. He has recently announced that he would like to return to the mili-t ary. When he approached the M arine recruiter to re-enlist, he was told hes ineligible due to tattoos on his arms.A fter four years of honorable and devoted service, t his rejection is insulting. He has announced to family that he will pursue enlistment in the French Foreign Legion next year. T his is very distressing to me, and Im sick with w orry about his well-being. I do not want him to go off to fight in a foreign mili-t ary. Can you offer any words of wisdom? Worried Mom in Gainesville DearWorried Mom: E ncourage your son to explore enlistment opportunities with other branches of the U.S. military regarding their tattoo policies.H owever, while you and I might consider his desire to join the French Foreign Legion to be an extreme overreaction to his rejectionb y the Marines, as an adult he has a right to make that c hoice. If he goes through with his plan, he may seel ess action than he would as a member of the U.S. military. While I cant make this easier for you as a parent, Id o have this advice to offer. Tell your son it would be in his best interest to learn some basic French before he goes. DearAbby: My twin sister and I have lived across the country from each other for many years, but have remained close through phone calls. Two years ago she began talking politics, and we realized we differ on the topic. I asked her if we could not talk so much about the subject and just agree to disagree. Things were fine until she planned a visit to see me and also a friend who a grees politically with her. I told her she was welcome to use my car to see her friend, butI didnt want to go because I knew politics would be brought up. It made her very a ngry, and she ended up canceling her trip. We have continued our p hone chats, and I stayed with her several days last year to celebrate our broth-e rs birthday. But the bond we had is no longer there. I c an feel her and my brother pulling away from me. Im sure its because of ourp olitical differences. I dont know how to turn t hings around. I have never argued with them, but feel they are making me an outsider. How can I get them back without compromisingm y own views? Twenty years ago, my s ister and I differed on some religious points, and she wanted nothing to dow ith me for the next two years. It took our mothers d eath to get us back together. Help! Loves My Twin D earLoves: While you and your twin were wombmates, nowhere is it written that because of your twinship you must think in uni-s on. For the time being, my advice is to calm down. This being an election year, feelings are running high. Keep the lines of communi-c ation open as far as your sister and brother will a llow. After the election is over, your relationship mayn ormalize. However, if it doesnt, then its important you remember that the experiences we have as we travell ifes path can turn even twins into very different people. Accept that, and your heart will be less fragile. D ear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. B ox 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Good advice for everyo ne teens to seniors is in The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It. To order, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Ex-Marine wants to re-enlist where tattoos are welcome Dear Abby By JAKE COYLE APEntertainment WriterT he Ice Age films, which now number four, might have a prehistoric setting like the Flintstones, but their cartoon world is muchc loser to Wile E. Coyote. In the crowded arena of kiddie blockbusters, the Ice Age movies the fourth of which is the new, 3-D Ice Age: Continental Drift are among the more slapstick. When they are any g ood, the motley crew of critters is silly and stupid and going splat. N o one does this more than Scrat, a squirrel-rat c ombination who serves as something like the mascot of the movies. He wordlessly and desperately pursues an ever-elusive nut with thes ame ratio of success Wile E. had of catching the Road R unner. His frantic hunt is a kind of background diversion from the moviesmaina ction, which never amounts to the same delight. Ice Age: Continent Drift, like the previous films, begins with Scrati nadvertently causing a cataclysmic event. In this case, his fall into the Earths core s purs the formation of the continents. I s this kind of thing that makes the universe Ice Age pleasant: The history of the world is shaped not by things like asteroids or polit-i cal leaders, but by pratfalls and peanuts. But such moments of dialogue-free mania are only brief respites in Continental Drift, which is otherwise overstuffed with loud actions cenes and the yammer of celebrity voices. T he main players remain the same: Manny the wooly mammoth (the ever-droll Ray Romano), his wife, Ellie, a mammoth raised byp ossums (Queen Latifah Diego the saber-toothed tiger (Denis Leary sloth (John Leguizamo, witha slobbering lisp). T heir gang includes others, too, but the focus here t urns to Manny and Ellies teenage daughter, Peaches (Keke Palmer W hen the plates start shifting, the breaking land s eparates Manny, Diego and Sid from the rest of the clan, sending them out to sea ona n iceberg. There, they encounter what else? a villainous pirate orangutan. A nd its here at first mention of the pirate orangu tan where its fitting to remark that the Ice Age franchise has never been a carefully created world based on a sensible fictionalr eality where character-based comedy unfolds naturally. It makes slapdash grabs for attention dinosaurs were in the last one and the franchise is compelled by little more than further boxo ffice receipts. That said, if youre going t o force a villainous pirate orangutan named Captain Gutt into your wooly mammoth cartoon, you can do no better than to call on PeterD inklage to voice him. His menacing baritone adds heft to the movie, which mainly follows various battles between the ganga nd Captain Gutts shipmates. Most notable among them is Shira, also a saber-toothedc at, voiced by Jennifer Lopez, and love interest for D iego. Wanda Sykes makes more of an impression as Granny, an elderly relative of Sids whos dropped off with him at the start of thef ilm. While the stranded group attempts to make their way home, the storyline among the others is standardt eenage stuff, as Peaches struggles to fit in with the c ool kids (voiced by Drake, Nicki Minaj and Heather Morris), an annoying groupo f young wooly mammoths who say sick and burn. P eer pressure pulls Peaches away from her less popular mole hog friend,L ouis (Josh Gad meek, lovesick earnestness makes Tiny Tim look like a c ynical jerk. Continental Drift is d irected by Steve Martino (Horton Hears a Who!) and Mike Thurmeier (who co-directed the last installment, Ice Age: Dawn of theD inosaurs) from a screenplay by Michael Berg, Jason Fuchs and Michael Berg. The filmmakers stuff the film to a manic degree, albeit with increasingly textured animation. T hey collectively lead the gang through the shifting t ectonics of family and romantic life, inevitably finding predictable lessons along the way. But Continental Drift, l ike the rest of the Ice Age movies, is best when it leaves poignancy to the folks at Pixar. Extinction, after all, a waits us all. So how about we stick to the slapstick? Family tectonics shift in fourth Ice Age movie Courtesy photo A scene from Ice Age: Continental Drift. Movie Review Ice Age: C ontinental Drift Rating: PG (mild rude h umor and action) Running time: 87 minutes Review: (of 4 Rolling Stones celebrate 50 years on stage News-Sun classified ads get results! Call 314-9876


C M Y K LIVING 12B PA GE News-Sun Friday, July 13, 2012 Most people know that it takes yeast to make beer,and some people know a little bit about how it performs that miracle. But probably few people besides brewers and biochemists are familiar with the intricate series of seemingly unrelated chemical reactions that must occur in a particular order from long before the yeast does its magic to turn ordinary grain and water into the delicious and mildly alcoholic carbonated concoction so many of us enjoy. Here is a step-by-step primer on the natural science of brewing. You might wish to pop open a tall,cool,smooth one to further appreciate the marvelous result of the art we have made of that science. Beer was brewed from barley at least 7,000 years ago. But only lately have we discovered that barley, among all grains,is so rich in enzymes that it can convert to sugars not only its own starches but up to its own weight in additional starches. This is grandly referred to as diastatic power and accounts for the ability of large brewers to brew beer from up to 50 percent corn (Miller,et al.) or rice (Budweiser). Those grains do not contain,on their own,the necessary enzymes to convert starches to cleanly fermentable sugars. They need help. Barley provides. In ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt,laborers were paid in beer. Gigantic bakeries produced huge quantities of bread,which was not distributed. Rather,the loaves of bread were dissolved in water and turned into beer. We like to think that the brewing art and science have been perfected only recently,but even in ancient times,certain brewers were recognized for their talents. Many of them had hereditary status. Their secret: They used wooden bowls and spoons handed down through generations. The secret of that: Yeast cells are very hardy and can survive dormancy in many extreme conditions and habitats. One that they are especially well adapted to is the grain of wood. The spoons and bowls of ancient brewers harbored unique strains of good brewing yeast that were reconstituted with every use. The Pilgrims were aiming for Virginia but got off course. When they landed in the uninviting region of New England,they begged the crew of the Mayflower to take them south. The crew demurred. They were running out of beer. They left the Pilgrims to their fate,and half died before they managed to establish a sufficient brewing regimen, mostly from pumpkins. The lesson:Dont drink the water. No known disease pathogen can survive in even weak beer.1Malting:Maltingis the controlled germination of barley.After steeping the barley in water, the grain i s spread on a malting floor and allowed to grow until it is modified. During this time, natural enzymes transform the endosperm from complex to simple starches.The grain is dried at high temperatures and milled.2M ashing:A stonishingly, drying sprouted grain at temperatures high enough to destroy its life force does not destroy its ability to produce momentous chemical activity.Bringing the mashto between 148 and 158 d egrees activates a pair of related enzymes that liquefy and reduce the now-soluble starches into maltose and o ther simple sugars.3Lautering:Once all reducible s tarches have been converted, the mash is heated yet again, to 170 degrees.The liquid is drawn off t hrough a filter bed of the remaining husks of the original grain.The husks are then rinsed (lautered with more hot water.All the runoff from the mash is known as ort,and it constitutes what will become the finished beer.4The boil:Achieving clear beer w ith a firm, foamy head is largely a function of removing most but not quite all proteins from the original mash.Proteins, when boiled, will coagulate and settle out of the liquid, f orming a gummy mass called trub. This action is called the hot break. Boiling is also necessary to extract i mportant flavoring agents, called alpha acids, from hops.Up to a point, the longer the wort is boiled, the more efficiently a given amount of hops can bitter a quantity of beer.Boiling even longer can produce caramelization of sugars in the wort.5The cold break:As soon as the b oil is complete, the wort is quickly cooled.This precipitates even more u ndesirable proteins and tannins out of the wort.This time the process is called the cold break,and ther esidue is called cold trub.6THE FERMENTATION CYCLE Pitching the yeast:Perhaps the most important key to making good beer is to keep wild yeast and bacteria f rom gaining a foothold in your brew before the preferred yeast does.This is done through good sanitation and p roper pitchingof a sufficient quantity of carefully cultivated beer yeast. When the wort is cooled, a thick broth of cultivated yeast is added.a.The lag phase:The yeast immediately begins to absorb oxygen.Enzymes facilitate yeasts intake of glucose, more complex sugars and other nutrients.All this takes place within a few hours.b.The respiration and fermentation phases:With sufficient food reserves stored away, the yeast begins to reproduce byudding.It absorbs all the remaining oxygen in the wort and uses it and the various other nutrients to produce new daughtercells.Once all oxygen is absorbed, reproduction halts and fermentation proper begins.In a simplified explanation, yeast turns one molecule of glucose into two molecules each of ethyl alcohol and carbon dioxide.Clarifying and carbonation:Once all available fermentable sugars are consumed, fermentation grinds to a halt and the yeast begins to go dormant.The beer is clarified by storing in a cool, still, sterile environment.It is now nearly free of clouding agents and is clear.It is also flat.During the whole fermentation process, the huge amount of carbon dioxide produced has been allowed to escape through a gas vent, while the alcohol has been preserved in an otherwise closed environment.To achieve carbonation, brewers inject carbon dioxide to the desired level.SOURCES:RUSS KLISCH, PRESIDENT, LAKEFRONT BREWERY, MILWAUKEE;THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BEER:THE BEER LOVERS BIBLE A COMPLETE REFERENCE TO BEER STYLES, BREWING METHODS, INGREDIENTS, FESTIVALS,TRADITIONS, AND MOREBY CHRISTINE P.RHODES (EDITOR) BOB FILA/CHICAGO TRIBUNEBarley is rich in enzymes, which makes it an important ingredient in beer brewing.Malting floor G rain Endosperm Husk 1 2Crushed malt Simple sugar Complex sugar E nzyme Mash tun Mash Filter b ed W ort Lauter t un Hop Brew kettle Sugar P rotein 3 4 6 aSimple s ugar C omplex sugar Enzymes Fermentation tank Enzymes Y east Budding y east Daughter cell Bright beer tank Glucose Ethyl alcohol Carbon dioxideH O C 6b 6b Proteins form a gummy mass Germinated barley is softer and sweeter TEXTBYJI MPR ICE, MILWAUKEEJOURNALSENTINELGRAPHICBYRIKAKANAOKA, MILWAUKEEJOURNALSENTINELBeer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. Benjamin Franklin FROM BARLEY TO BREW:STEP-BY-STEPA ny starch or sugar can be processed as a fermented product, but civilizations as old as ancient Sumeria determined that barley produced the most satisfying examples of what we have come to know as beer.When these grains are ripe, however, the complex starches of the endosperm,the meaty part of the grain, will not dissolve in water.Simply cooking the grain makes it soluble, but that creates extreme cloudiness and a porridge-like flavor and prevents a successful fermentation.MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL