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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
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Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
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Publication Date: 09-23-2012
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK The Sebring News opened the 1980s with the headline Sebring Race headed on collision course in on Jan. 16,1980. For once,the paper said, persistent rumors about the race closing down seemed for real. The Federal Aviation Authority would no longer permit race cars and planes to share the same runways as in the past. In the future, the paper reported,the FAA would not approve closing the airport to air traffic during the event. Only the near date of the race and its acknowledged international reputation lead to the one year reprieve,the FAA said. It was the start to a decade of raceway suspense more of that story in a moment. Sebring Utilities begins cracking under stress The other developing story of note had to do with the Sebring Utilities Commission and its worsening financial situation caused largely by having to produce more electricity while adjusting to rising fuel costs. Those werent the only problems,however. SUC chairman Rex Bond was quoted in late 1980 as saying,This is the time to discuss what we have been trying to talk about for months,even years. Our By SCOTT DRESSEL s cott.dressel@newssun.comSEBRING Aaron Doty,whose burned body w as found in a wooded area in Sun N Lake in June,was alive when he was set on fire,the D istrict 10 Medical Examiner said on Friday. Doty,20,was allegedly beaten into unconsciousness at a party by two men the morning ofJ une 10. The men then loaded him into a truck and took it out to the woods,where the fire was set. Jonathan Ray Rodriguez,22,and 19-year-old K enneth Felipe,who lived at 5504 Granada Blvd. w here the fight took place, were arrested June 13 after fleeing to Orlando. They were charged with seconddegree murder,abuse of ad ead human body and tampering with physical evidence. The states attorney is reviewing the most recent findings and information from the medical examiner and a grand jury will be scheduled for mid-O ctober,a Highlands County Sheriffs Office press release said Friday. D oty had severe head injuries as a result of the beating,the medical examiner determined when ruling the death a homicide. Previous statements by witnesses had made it appear that Doty had died before he was removed from the suspectsh ome. ith the level of chemicals the medical examiner identified in his blood,it indicates that there must have been respiration (after the fire was By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING A new camp aign by Florida Hospital Heartland Division is calling for supporters to breako ut the pink and join the army the Pink Army, that is. A ll across the state, Florida Hospital branches h ave teamed up to launch this unique campaign that will continue to raise awareness for one of Americas biggest causes in breast cancer. F lorida Hospital Marketing and Community Relations director Cathy Albritton is excited about the inaugural campaign and has been flooded with volunteers looking to support the mission in any way possible. Pink Army is a new campaign. Its going on in Florida Hospitals across the state. Everyonei s working together to raise awareness, Albritton said. T he campaign is simple wear your Pink Army dog tag,recruit new members,share stories,spread awareness and get rewarded. Local businesses have joined the army in hopes of creating a huge following t hroughout the next several weeks. T he Pink Army recruitment comes with a fashionable, and pink,dog tag that can be worn to show supp ort as well as to receive discounts at many local businesses. I had my own at Chicanes the other night. They were doing a buy one,get one free meal that night,Albritton said. Each location is different but the Pink Army dog tag helps everyone get in on the savings,nom atter how big or small. Recruitment is key,however,if you want to g et in on the free goods. Every recruit starts as a privateand moves up in rank as they complete NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, September 23, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 118 | 75 cents www.newssun .com H ighLow 88 70C omplete Forecast PAGE 12A Clouds, sun, storms ... as usual F orecast Question: Do you agree with the move to eliminate federal assistance with the funding of political conventions? Next question: Can Mitt Romney recover enough momentum to win the presidency? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Jean Getz Age 50, of Avon Park Bessie Holloway Age 97, of Apopka Catherine Ivy Age 82, of Lake Placid Ella Strickland Age 76, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 96.7% No 3.3% 099099401007 Total votes: 91 Arts & Leisure7B Books8B Business5B Classifieds8A Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle11B Dear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Horoscope11B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times11B Outdoors10B Pause & Consider11B Sports On TV2B Television6B Index www.twitter.com/thenewssun HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process. front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 9 9 3 3 4 4 LaBelle . . .14 A von Park . .0 Dunbar . . . .49 Lake Placid . .0 Lake Gibson .41 Sebring . . .20 DETAILSINSPORTS, 1BF ridays Scores PA GE1 2B Pink Army is ready for fight Pink Army is ready for fightCampaign gears up to battle breast cancer Doty Highlands County recruits dont have to stay in the area to cash in on the savings either. The army is on active duty in Flagler, Hardee, Highlands, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole and Volusia counties. Doty was still alive when set on fire See DOTY,page 6A See PINK,page 7A 100 years of Sebring Decade by Decade Gearing upS ebring airport prepping f or annual Aviation Expo PAGE2 A By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comAVON PARK A beloved member of the community of Avon Park will be laid to rest in the coming days after a full life of providing smiles and service to countless residents. Katherine May Alexander, 85,known to most residents as Ms. Kayeor Mama Kaye,was a long-time employee of the McDonalds on U.S. 27. Alexander has always been a memorable face at the establishment and many residents have grown up before her very AP loses a smiling face Ms. Kaye spent decades working lobby at McDonalds Alexander See MS. KAYE,page 6A Courtesy photo Start of the 1987 12 Hours of Sebring. The 1980s were a tumultous decade for the Races, which came close to disappearing. 1980s: Rough ride for the Races See ROUGH,page 7A


C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Sebring R egional Airport will greet a viation enthusiasts from throughout the world on Jan. 17-20 when the gates open to the ninth annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo. H ighlights for the 2013 event include a Year of theC ubsalute on opening day to honor the 75th anniversary o f the Piper J-3 Cub,and twilight air shows on Friday andS aturday evenings featuring Team RV,the worls largest a ir show team of 12 homebuilt aircraft. In conjunction with the evening air shows, the Expo also will host gour-m et food and wine tasting events on both days (3 and 6 p.m.). On Sunday,the Expo will a gain sponsor a Model Airplane Contest,offering prizes to model aviation enthusiasts of all ages. The Expo is also planning a sendoff celebration for a group of aircraft and pilots setting offf or the Bahamas on Sunday, featuring vendors from the Bahamas and a Junkanoo Band. A s the first major aviation show of the year,the Expo isa lso the place where new aircraft and other aviation products are introduced. More than 160 exhibitors will demonstrate their aviationrelated goods and services during the Expo. In addition, educational forums offer information about learning to fly,flying over water,flying to foreign countries,and other safety issues. The 2012 Expo enjoyed a record-breaking attendanceo f 16,000 visitors,and since then the Expo staff has been w orking to improve facilities and activities. E xpo director Jana Filip said,During Expo 2012,we surveyed exhibitors and visitors about improving the event. The result is a moreo rganized event layout that we believe will be more accommodating for visitors and exhibitors. Weve relocated the Food Court so itsm ore central to activities, with both indoor and outdoor seating. ve also added more bleachers along the Flightline so that visitors can be more comfortable while watching the aircraft flight demonstrations. Local volunteers are a key component of the Expos success,and Filip along with Expo Assistant Lauren Moore have a variety of volunteer opportunities availa ble. The Expo team will host a volunteer registration at 6 p.m. Thursday,Nov. 15a t the Sebring Civic Center, 319 W. Center St. Returning v olunteers and anyone interested in volunteering are especially invited to attend. We want the Expo to be an enjoyable and educational activity for anyone interested i n aviation,as well as a great place for a family to spend a f un day or weekend.Filip said. Complete information about the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo is available atw ww.sport-aviationexpo.com. 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PB:Power Ball Lottery Center CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Whats Up Downtown? meets Sept. 25S EBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency will host its next monthly Whats Up Downtown?meeting at5 :30 p.m. Tuesday at Pearsons Blue Crab Restaurant (825 N. Ridgewood Drive). These monthly Whats U p Downtown?meetings are open to the public. Anyone who has an interest in Downtown Sebring is encouraged to attend.S hrine Ladies play BuncoAVON PARK The public is invited (men,too) top lay Bunco at the Highlands Shrine Club, 2 604 State Road 17 South, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.The event is open to new ore xperienced players; cost is $3 per person. P hone 471-2425 for information.Meeting set to look at SustainableD evelopmentS EBRING A meeting of consortium partners to look at the Heartland 2060R egional Plan for Sustainable Development w ill take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Heartland Workforce,5901 U.S. 27 S outh,Suite 1.Scribes Night Out set for todayS EBRING An Open Mike,which allows local writers to read briefly from their original works,headlines the next Scribes Night Out set for 6 p.m. today at Brewsters Coffee House, south of Home Depot. The general public can alsoa ttend and listen in at no cost. Also on the agenda is a discussion of Scribes Night Out,led by Bruce Rogers,o wner of the coffee house. For more information, call 385-8618.Florida Hospital kicks off luncheon seasonAVON PARK The fall season for Avon ParkC hamber of Commerce member luncheons will begin at noon Thursdayw ith the Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center as host and sponsor at theH otel Jacaranda. Lunch remains at $10 per person, p aid at the door. All attendees are encouraged to wear pink to thel uncheon in support of the Pink Army,a program b eing initiated by Florida Hospital for Breast Cancer Awareness.All chamber members who come to the luncheon sporting theirp ink will be eligible for a separate,special prize d rawing. RSVP to the chamber by email or call the office at4 53-3350 in order that buffet food is correct for the n umber attending.Singles Ministry plans get-togetherSEBRING Grace Bible Churchs next Singles Ministry get-t ogether is today at Zenos Restaurant. Cost is $5 for pizza and soft drinks. The Continued on page 5A SEBRING Judge Dennis Maloney sentenced James Parker III to a 30-year sentence on the aggravated child abuse conviction and a life sentence in a Florida state prison for the first-degree murder conviction handed down Wednesday. Both sentences will run concurrently. Assistant State Attorney Steve Houchin stated Friday afternoon that the sentences will include no possibility of parole. He will spend life in prison,Houchin said. Jury members listened to a week-long trial before convicting Parker in the 2009 murder of 20-month-old Kaedyn Short,the daughter of Parkers former girlfriend Jennifer Short. The News-Sun welcomes the opportunity to provide clarity to earlier reports. As you may or may not k now,our founder, George E. Sebring,was a deeply religious man,giv-i ng free land to all that wished to build a place of worship. The CentennialC ommittee has worked hard to have the C elebration week consist of events that would have made Mr. Sebring proud. T here are two events in particular that are a wond erful time to gather together,and involve community prayer. Wednesday,Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. will be theC ommunity Church Service at City Pier B each. This event is open for all of the community to come together,andp ray together. All denominations,churchgoers and n on-churchgoers alike are asked to join together with the community. T here will be Kentucky Fried Chicken box dinners available to the first 200 people at $5 per box; boxes will include bever-a ge. Bring a chair,blanket and/or cooler with your own sandwiches and enjoy this special time together with your com-m unity. On Friday,Oct. 19 at n oon,the Blessing of the Businesses Luncheon willb e held at the Kenilworth Lodge and is catered by the Palms of Sebring Chef Mac Gentleman. The purpose of this event is top ray for blessings on our communitys businesses. The meaning of blessings is for all to have hope and peace,no matter what thec ircumstances may be. Its interesting what blessings mean to different people. Some bless the days achievements,to bless in gratitude,to bless affirming ones life,to bless higher guidance or to bless the simple pleasures in life. Blessings take on all kinds of forms in peoples hearts. It is my understanding that the Hebrew translation of blessing means more lifeand that is wished for our community businesses. May our businesses and all who enter them be blessed with good fortune. May we be blessed with perception and competence so that we may make wise decisions in all our business ventures. May we be granted the perseverance and determination to surmount difficulty and the sincerity to be fair and honest in our chosen vocation. May our endeavors present us with opportunities for gaining meaningful experience and challenges for personal growth. May we be worthy of achieving success so that we may fulfill our responsibility of supporting and maintaining our families throughout our lives,and observe the good deed of helping those less fortunate. Letters of invitation have been mailed out to most churches and businesses in Sebring with details of the event. If any church or business did not receive an invitation,it is Centennial follows founders beliefs Centennial Notebook By Jen Brown Clarification News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR A fter many years without, Sebring will once again have a Checkers restaurant. The lot, just south of intersection of Lakeview Drive and U.S. 27 at Wendys, was recently cleared and almost overnight the building was in place and the sign was waiting to be put up at the location. No word was available on the date the restaurant will open. Checkers returning to Sebring Sebring Airport gears up for January Aviation Expo Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Screening Sub-Committee of the Government Affairs Committees of the Heartland Association of Realtors,Inc. recently interviewed candidates for Districts 1,3 and 5 County Commission seats, Supervisor of Elections and Superintendent of Schools. They faced tough choices in a field of very qualified candidates. However,a choice must be made and based on their very thorough and thoughtful responses to the issues most important to Realtors,they are recommending the following candidates: Superintendent of Schools Wally Cox,Supervisor of Elections Peggy Ogg, County Commission District1 James L. Brooks,County Commission District 2 William RonHandley,and County Commission District3 R. Gregg Harris. Realtors group picks its top candidates See BELIEFS,page 5A


C M Y K Special to the News-SunVENUS More than 100 directors of biological field stations from all over thew orld descended upon Venus,and more specifically A rchbold Biological Station, on Wednedsay for the weekend. Biological field stationsa re environmental research centers,both public and priv ate,that conduct studies of the creatures and habitats surrounding their locationf or conservation and education purposes. The attendees at the 2012 C onference for International Enviornmental Researchers, i ncluding Archbold,are members of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFSan organization that helps its membershipi ncrease their effectiveness in supporting critical research,education,and outreach programs. There are numerous biological field stations throughout North Americaa nd around the world. Bill Schuster,OBFS presid ent and executive director of Black Rock Forest Consortium,was happy about the choice to come to Archbold. OBFS was thrilled to hold this years annual meeting at Archbold Biological Station. This is a wonderful field station with a greatl egacy of scientific research and training. Archbolds new LEED Platinum buildings provide an excellent example of this years theme of building bridges between science, technology,engineering,artsa nd mathematics in our field stations. These annual meetings provide opportunities to learn about new developments ins cience at other field stations around the nation and the g lobe,and help station directors collaborate and build networks to enhance our sci-e ntific infrastructure. They are a key way that OBFS helps member stations i ncrease their effectiveness and productivity in the critic al research,conservation, education,and outreach programs they conduct. This years event boasted many international attendees. OBFS members always look forward to this annual event. It gives us a chance to talk with our colleagues around the globe and share similar challenges we all have as well as the various solutionso ther stations have discovered,said Dr. Hilary Swain, e xecutive director of Archbold Biological Station. The conferences international group,led by Duke Universitys DeedraM cClearn,met to discuss Tropical Forests in a Changing World. e were very excited that scientists from as far away asI ndia,Panama,Costa Rica, Peru and Puerto Rico came to the event. The scientific community is one of the few groups that can more easily cross political boundaries and share information,M cClearn said. Archbold Biological S tation is dedicated to longterm ecological research coupled with education and con-s ervation. Our work addresses the needs of the L ake Wales Ridge and surrounding Northern Everglades,one of thew orlds most important regions for water,wildlife, and rare plants and animals, s erving as a model program for other regions around the g lobe,Swain said. This meeting was a good test of what were capable of handling in terms of small to medium conference groups.W e look forward to hosting many more events and workshops in the new Frances Archbold Hufty Learning Center and Adrian Archbold Lodge. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, September 23, 2012Page 3A sesame street; 3.639"; 7"; Black; Sesame Street; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 4 4 3 3 4 4 EDWARD JONES/ED BURNSIDE***; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 9/23/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 5 5 2 2 1 1 C ourtesy photo Directors of biological fields from all over the world are in Venus this weekend, participati ng in the 2012 Conference for International Environmental Researchers at the Archbold Biological Station. The conference ends today. Archbold hosts Conference for 100-plus International Environmental Researchers Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Associated PressMARATHON A female hawksbill sea turtlea irlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital was recovering Saturday and producing eggs,offi-c ials said. The turtle,named Good Hope after the beach in St. Croix where she was discovered,has laid 55 eggss ince arriving at the hospital in Marathon on Sept. 1. Hospital manager Bette Z irkelbach said X-rays revealed more eggs were being produced,indicatingt hat the turtle has been responding to antibiotics, w ound care and physical therapy. Some 47 eggs deemed viablewere incubated, nestled in beach sand s hipped from St. Croix,she said. Good Hope would have laid (eggs) on Good Hope beach in St. Croix,with thatS t. Croix sand,said Zirkelbach. And those h atchlings would have come out and the first thing they would have contactw ith is St. Croix sand. It cant be determined if t he eggs are fertile,however,until the traditional 60day gestation period ends. The endangered hawksbills continued improvement is good news to hospi-t al director Richie Moretti, who founded the veterinary facility dedicated solely to the treatment of sea turtles more than 25 years ago. When Good Hope came to the Turtle Hospital, it looked like we might have to amputate her front flippers,Moretti said. Buts hes getting stronger and stronger every day. With the turtle seemingly n o longer in danger of dying,hospital staff is now trying to preserve the visioni n the reptiles swollen eyes. G ood Hope was found severely injured Aug. 24 after Tropical Storm Isaacb rushed St. Croix. Officials believe the animal was r epeatedly gaffed in the front flippers,perhaps to remove fishing gear. A Virgin Islands veterinarian treated her for aw eek before local fish and wildlife officials decided to s end the animal on an American Airlines jet to the Turtle Hospital for treat-m ent. Online: The Turtle Hospital, h ttp://www.turtlehospital.org B y MICHAEL MELIA Associated PressHARTFORD,Conn. With investment fraudc ases piling up in the weak economy,the U.S. Justice Department is holding summits around the nation to warni nvestors about the scams, which are often carried out by people with per-s onal ties to the victims. The first regional conference is set for Oct. 1 inC onnecticut,where federal prosecutors have a nnounced a flurry of fraud cases this month including that of a manw ho cheated clients from his church. Summits are a lso planned for later in the month in Cleveland, Nashville,Miami,Denver and San Francisco. e see it as a growing p roblem. We see it as a serious problem, C onnecticut U.S. Attorney David Fein said in an interview. N ationwide,federal prosecutors looking at i nvestment cases from the last two years identified 500 prosecutions that targ eted 800 defendants and involved more than $20 billion in fraud,Fein said. The Northeastern summit,hosted by the JusticeD epartment as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission,will bring together officials from agencies including theF BI as well as top federal prosecutors from neighb oring states at the Stamford campus of theU niversity of Connecticut. Topics to be addressed include case studies and the perspective of fraud victims. I nvestors can protect themselves by knowing the scam artistspersuasion tactics,said Jackie MacKnight,director ofs ocial marketing for Connecticuts Better Business Bureau. She said one question to ask is whether investment products are registered. They use psychology to try to get money from you,and a lot of time you dont recognize it because of the way they go about it,said MacKnight,who is participating in a panel discussion on investor vigilance at the conference. For victims,the crimes can be devastating. They are typically middle-class Americans,often elderly, and in many cases they lose all of their retirement savings. Particularly in cases where victims havea relationship with the fraudster through their community,they sometimes hesitate to report the crime,Fein said. re finding this is a remarkably unreported situation,Fein said. ictims are sometimes very reluctant to acknowledge it has happened. Falling victim to a scam artist can be extremely embarrassing,but it can happen to anybody, according to Daylian Cain,an assistant professor at the Yale School of Management who has done research examining why smart people make bad decisions. It is surprisingly easy to believe what we want to be true and it is surprisingly hard to say no to an adviser,said Cain,who is an invited speaker at the summit. Justice Dept. to highlight investment f raud scams Rescued sea turtle continues to recover in Florida


C M Y K ANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155S COTT DRESSELEditor E xt. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comD AN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com V ICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com A DVERTISING Page 4ANews-SunSunday, September 23, 2012www.newssun.com The Florida Supreme Court rejected a plea by state legislators who wanted legal challenges to how they fund publice ducation thrown out of court. Two advocacy groups,Citizens for Strong Schools and Fund Education Now,have filed suits that are,essentially,intended to find out whether Article 9 of the Florida Constitution is worth thep aper its printed on. The amendment mandates that Adequate provision shall be made by law for a uniform,efficient,safe,secure, and high quality system of free publics chools that allows students to obtain a high quality education. I t was approved by Florida voters in 1998,presumably because they wanted, and didnt mind paying for,high qualitypublic schools. B ut if that was the intent,the mandate,then state lawmakers didnt get the memo. In recent years The Florida Legislature has cut funds to public education by four billion dollars,Kathleen Oropeza,of Fund Education Now,toldt he Capitol News Service. Legislators have argued that the c ourts have no business telling them how much money they have to give to schools; that funding the state budget isa legislative prerogative. If they are right,then it truly does m ean that Article 9 isnt worth the paper i s printed on,and that the definition of high qualitypublic schools is whatever the Legislature says it is. But state Supreme Court cleared the way for filers of the litigation to at leasta rgue their case before a trial judge. Ultimately,the judiciary may well decide that the Legislatures power of the pursecant be infringed upon; that Article 9 is no enforceable mandate ata ll. Even so,its a fight worth waging. e get to have our day in court. We get to present the evidence and we get to have this discussion in front of the people in the light of day,Oropeza toldC apitol News Service. We dont know whether Scott was r eally listening or not on his much-touted school tour. But at least we know that,at some point,a judge is going tol isten. A n editorial from the Gainesville Sun. Article 9 fight one worth waging It was with much fanfare that Gov. Rick Scott embarked on his listening tourof public schools recently. But in regard to the future of public education finance in this state it may be that the more important listener will be wearing judicial robes. First things first. I need t o correct something in a previous column. L ast week,when I wrote my column regarding the unrest in Libya and Egypto ver a film snippet on YouTube,I identified thef ilmmaker as an Israeli Jew named Sam Racine. I was not alone in this. O ther news sources named this person,and while there was little information to beh ad about the man,I had no reason to doubt my sources. Well,it turns out that we were all deceived by them an in question. There is no such person as Sam Racine. Instead,the man behind the controversial film has been identified asN akoula Basseley Nakoula, an Egyptian-born Coptic Christian. Nakoula,who was questioned by federal investigators,has sinceg one into hiding. Apparently the film was funded by several antiIslam groups. Controversial Florida-based preacher Terry Jones,whom you may remember got into the news for threatening tob urn a copy of the Koran, was allegedly asked to helpp romote the movie. According to an article on news.yahoo.com,Egypth as issued warrants for these two individuals and six others,charging them with harming national unity,insulting and publicly attacking Islam and spreading false information.If convicted,the accused could face the death penalty. Its a largely symbolic move,since none of the accused lives in Egypt and they are unlikely to travel there for a trial,but apparently the hope is that doing this might curb some of the anger raised over the film. There have been calls for the filmmaker to be held responsible even in this country. Ive seen where people Americans say that the makers of the film are directly responsible for the deaths of our ambassador to Libya and three others. That they should have known that affect that such a movie would have. And that knowing that they should have refrained from making it. As most people know, our freedom of speech is not without some parameters. One cannot,as thes aying goes,yell Fire!i n a crowded theater (unlesso f course the theater is actually on fire,in which c ase you are to exercise your freedom of speech as loudly as possible). T he question is does this film fall into that category? I admit I am of two m inds on this one. On the one hand,fanning flames i n an already-tense situation is never a good idea. It is no secret how Muslims, especially radical ones,feel about negative portrayalso f Mohammed. No one should be surprised that there was a reaction. Dont take what Im saying as excusing the murderers of our people. Being offended is no excuse tot ake a human life. I dont care who you are. A nd that leads me to the other hand that pesky First Amendment. The one that gives us freedom of speech. Freedom fromb eing offended? We dont have that. In fact,we must resign ourselves to the fact that if we support free speech,it means wereg oing to hear things we dont like. So the question comes down to,while the filmmakers rights to make a movie offensive to Muslims are protected under the First Amendment,was it a smart thing to do? It depends on what you want to accomplish. If you want to offend those you disagree with,then this movie succeeded big time. If,however,you ever hope to reach them with the truth,then you have failed, because people who have been deliberately insulted tend not to be a receptive audience. Me,I want to teach them a better way.What about you? Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady@ embarqmail.com Visit her website at www.laurahware.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the staff of the NewsSun. Freedom of speech and our responsibility Lauras Look Laura Ware EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number.Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words.Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S.27 South, Sebring, FL 33870;drop it off at the same address;fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Miracle League opens seasonE ditor: On behalf of Miracle League for Highlands County I would like to extend an invitation to the opening day of our 2012 season. Miracle League,in its sixth season of play here in Highlands County,is a baseball league for children and adults with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. Currently the Miracle League field,located at the Lake June ball field complex in Lake Placid,sits quietly. That changed at 9 a.m. Saturday when the cry Play ballechoed through the air. Miracle League is a noncompetitive baseball league, where the goal is for the athletes to have fun while developing the skills to play baseball as independently as possible. Each player works with a buddyfor assistance. These Angels in the Outfield,as Miracle League buddies are called,assist the players to whatever the degree necessary. Some players require more support than others while some are able to play with minimal help. The games are played on a specialized field to ensure safety and accessibility for the players. The field is the only one of its kind in our region,and has made an amazing difference with regard to the independence the athletes enjoy,as many use adapted walkers or wheelchairs for mobility. During the season youth games begin at 9 a.m.,with adult games following at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Fans and buddies are greatly appreciated throughout the season. For more information you can contact me at (863 0482,or direct your browsert o www.ml4hc.com for updated information. Also, find us on Facebook by searching for The Miracle League for Highlands County. I sincerely hope you are able to join us to cheer on the players as well as to treat yourself to a truly uplifting and positive experience! John Varady Miracle League for Highlands CountyStill have time to vote some outEditor: and that government of the people,by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.I firmly believe that it has perished from Highlands County and that it may have happened when Charles Bryan passed away. That was a sad day for the citizens as well for his family; he is greatly missed. Look at all the lame reasons the local government leaders are using to excuse the mess at the Tourist Development Council. The fact is,the citizens voted the tourist tax in with specific figure percentages for how it was to be usesd. Twentynine percent for salaries,aka administrative cost,means just that. Not 29 percent plus extra if the director and his assistant actually does something. No matter how it is figured,it is 29 percent of the total tax collected. Now they suggest to raise the tax another 1 percent,which would bring their pay to 29 percent instead of 43 percent. But dont let the citizens vote on that,it might not pass. Wait a minute,we,the commissioners can use our super vote and just change the percentage without the citizenspermission. The commissioners allowed the elite leaders they had appointed to get two to four raises a year and a few sizable raises when promoted to the next level to get some up to $80K a year,several up to $60K level and a few over $100K. They did not care what the citizens thought. Some leaders get more benefits than some employees get in salary. Citizens,watch very carefully the next very few weeks to see how your leaders vote. We have a chance to remove at least two more. But you must vote and vote wisely. Send your comment to claggwe@comcast.net Some cowards may not be able to do that. William E. Clagg Lake Placid BouquetMany help TriPOWER athletesEditor: On behalf of the TriPOWER athletes who competed at theIronKids National Championship Triathlonin Des Moines, Iowa on Sept. 1st,we would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the following business and individuals. Without their generosity,it would have been difficult for us to help these kids live their dreams. We are very proud of their efforts and humbled by the support we received from the community. Highlands Pedalers, C rossFit Sebring,Sebring Firemen,Highlands Sertoma Club,Alan Jay Automotive, The Bike Shop,Prescott Lawn & Pest Control,P ositive Medical Transport, Dr. Danzey,Heartland Cardiology Group,Bayhead Consulting,Rezultz Fitness, Beef 'O Brady's,The SnoCone Factory,Chili's,Dr. Guelff,Big Board Outfitters, IHOP,AutoZone,Serenity Pointe Day Spa,The Blueberry Patch,Olive Garden,Holiday Inn Express,Bob Evans,Nailz by Gloria,Panera Bread, Mild to Wild,JJ Taylor Distributing,Bernie Little Distributing,Dunkin Donuts, Flowers Baking Company, News-Sun,Highlands County YMCA,Dee's Place, Fitness Together,Heartland Triathlon,Apple A Day, Sweetbay Supermarket,B A Cox Plumbing,Hicks Oil Company,Hughes Supply, Custom Prints,Highlands Today,Jenn Murray-Scentsy Consultant,Frannie Gillilan31 Consultant,Nora Lillpop LMT,Tara Jones-Starz Salon,Kevin Shutt,Dan and Laura Andrews,Michelle DeLaney,Frank and Tammy Caputo,Scott and Kelly Dressel,Craig Marans,John and Margaret Doty,Kathie Maloyed,Natu Strathy, Mollie Stephens,Joe and Dili Campbell,Lynette and Mike Boley,Kelly Murray, Jeanny Campbell,Darlene Celentano,Jodi Baker,Mike Ritacco,Cherie Starr,and Diana Walker. A very special thanks to Memaw for transporting our bikes and gear all the way to Iowa. The families of Bud Cox, Chase Doty and Kinsley White


C M Y K not too late to sign up to participate in this special luncheon. Advance reservations are needed by Oct. 12. The luncheon is $10 per person. If you are unable to attend,and would still like the opportunity to have a blessing of your business,let us know.We will have a prayer team come to your business. For more information on the Blessing of the Businesses Luncheon or to RSVP,call Carolyn Rapp at 385-5171. Remember to stop by the Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce and get your coffee table book,The OneHundred Years of Sebring, and your hat,T-shirt,lapel pin,grocery tote bag,cup or bumper sticker,all sporting the official Centennial logo. Please check out our newly updated website, www.Sebring100.com,for the line up of Centennial week events,the mayors song he wrote,The Centennial Ode,a list of our wonderful sponsors that make the celebration week possible for all of us to enjoy and more. Join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Sebring Centennial,call 655-5554 or email events@sebring100.com and get involved. Thanks to the News-Sun for being a sponsor and the opportunity to keep everyone informed on Sebrings Centennial Celebration. Reference this article every Sunday and you wont missa thing. Jen Brown serves on the Sebring Centennial committee. Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN f un and fellowship will begin at 6 p.m. The group will continue to meet the fourth Sunday of each month.Orchid Society meets MondaySEBRING The Orchid S ociety of Highlands County will hold its monthly meeting on Monday,Sept. 24,at 7 p.m. The meeting will be at the Jack R. Stroup Centerl ocated at 355 West Center Avenue Sebring. The speaker for this month is Smiley Promsurin,owner of Smiley's Orchids in Clermont. She has nearly1 00,000 plants in greenhouses located in Clermont. She w ill present a topic on Vandaceous orchids and rare species from Thailand. Shew as scheduled to speak at the August meeting but was c anceled due to bad weather. Guests are welcome and knowledge of orchids is not needed to attend. For additional information,pleasec ontact Lori Thompson at 382-7924 or by e-mail at o shc9@aol.com or go to our website http://orchidsocietyhighlands.org/.U-Drive for Walker Memorial Sept. 28AVON PARK Set aside S ept. 28 to join in the UDrive For Your School sponsored by Bill Jarrett Ford for t he benefit of the Walker Memorial Academy playg round refurbishing project. All you need to do is drive around the block in a new Ford of your choice. The Avon Park dealershipp ays the school $20 for every driver that day between the hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will take 38 drivers every hour to get the maximum goal of $6,000. Oned river per family,so you 300 families are needed to reach $ 6,000.Garden Club of Sebring meets MondaySEBRING On Monday, Sept. 24,the Garden Club of Sebring will begin the 20122013 regular monthly meet-i ngs at the Jack Stroup Civic Center in downtown Sebring There is a new schedule. The business meeting is at 10 a.m.,followed by the special monthly program at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at noon. This months program will be a report from the clubs Wekiva campers reporting about their personal camping experiences this summer. T he program of speakers and topics for the coming year prove to be one of the most informative yet for all plant and garden enthusiasts. D ue to renovations at the civic center,there will be no October meeting. However,a field trip to APCI and the nursery and greenhouses hasb een planned. Visitors will also be able to purchase plants. The date of the field trip is Monday,Oct. 22. The regular meeting schedulew ill resume Nov. 26. For more information about the Garden Club and upcoming activities,please call 385-0759,or 471-0657, or Patricia LeFiles 655-9501o r pbl2000@centurylink.netEvents at local lodges, postsA VON PARK The Combat Veterans Memorial V FW Post 9853,in Avon Park,will host the following events this week: Today NASCAR at 1 p.m. Hosting a Sunday tript o Immokalee Casino,leaving by 1 p.m.,from H ighlands Inn. Also picking up at Sebring Burger King and by Publix Lake Placid.L eave casino at 8 p.m. Part of proceeds to help needy f amily at Christmas,as has always been done in the past. Call with any ques-t ions. Friday Music by T.J. from 5-8 p.m. S aturday Karaoke by Johnnie B. from 5-8 p.m. F or more information,call 452-9853. AVON PARK The American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park,will host the foll owing events this week: Today Karaoke by Naomi (call for time W ednesday Karaoke by K J (call for time Friday Music by Steve Baker (call for time F or more information,call 453-4553. LAKE PLACID The L ake Placid Moose 2374 will host the following events this week: Today Pavilion open,1-8 p.m. NASCAR football (call for time). Karaoke with Fireman (call for time Monday Moose Riders,7 p .m. Wednesday Karaoke with F ireman,6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday Music by F ranke,6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday Music with Larry M usgrave,6:30-9:30 p.m. SaturdayAnnual golf tournament after party. First annual Parrot Head party,61 0 p.m. TJ and the Cruisers 6:30-9:30 p.m. S unday,Sept. 30 P avilion open 1-8 p.m. N ASCAR,football; KJ Karaoke (call for times F or more information,call 465-0131. SEBRING The Sebring Moose Lodge 2259,will ho st the following events this w eek: Today Bingo 1 p.m. Wednesday Music by G ary and Shirley,5-9 p.m. T hursday Meetings Business,Joint and General, etc. (call for times F riday Music by Frank E.,7-11 p.m. Saturday Music by Larry Musgrave ,6-10 p.m. S unday Football bingo,1 p.m. For information,call 6553920. SEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 will host the following events this w eek: Monday Music by Chrissy 5-8 p.m. BPOE B oard meeting,7:30 p.m. Tuesday BPOE Initiation,7 p.m. W ednesday Wacky Wednesday,5-6:30 p.m., $6.50 for meal; dance only, $3,to Frank E. from 4:307:30 p.m. Friday Friday buffet,56:30 p.m. for $12; dance only,$3,to Uptown Country, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday Reminder: Lodge meetings are first and third Thursday at 7 p.m. For details and/or times of events,call 471-3557. BESSIE HOLLOWAY A t age 97,Bessie Lucile Holloway went home to be with the Lord and her beloved husband of 65 years,Horace RayH olloway. On Thursday, Sept. 6,2012,Lucile passed away comfortably at Emeritus Assisted Living in Apopka,Fla.w ith her granddaughter, Ashley,by her side. Lucile was born on May 1,1915 in Geneva County, Ala. to Pearl and BryantS nell. She grew up on the family farm working and playing with her brothers and sisters. During World War II,she moved to Akron,Ohio where shew orked in a hosiery mill. She had manicures there e very day and we will always remember how she continuedt o maintain beautiful h ands and nails for the remainder of her life. S he then spent most of her life in C olumbus,Ga.,LaGrange, Ga.,and Bonita Springs, Fla. She was a privaten urse assisting several families in caring for their l oved ones. In 2000,Lucile and her husband moved to Tomoka Heights in LakeP lacid,Fla.,to be close to family. Lucile enjoyed taking c are of neighbors,family, and especially her husb and. She was a good wife, mother,grandmother,and great-grandmother. She relished cooking,cleaning, sewing,crocheting,work-i ng crossword puzzles,and ironing. She was the best cook and was known by everyone for her famous rum cake and sweet iced tea. Lucile was proceeded in d eath by husband,Horace Holloway; brothers,Roy S nell and Heston Snell; and sister,Edith McVey. She is survived by daughter,Judy Rae Holloway Hiers; granddaughter,A shley Rae Thibeault; and great-grandchildren, Joshua,Jacob Ray,Alyssa, Jade and Emma Thibeault. Luciles life was comp leted by many generations who adored her. Her many nieces,nephews,and their children include but are not limited to:Glenda (Howard) Carney,Wanda (BobSandy (Jim Clark,Rhonda (Craig Tibbetts,Betty (Bob Storke,Lamar Barefoot, Jimmy (Dottie Sammy (JanetJerry (LindaHeather (Justinand Bryant S nell. T he family will be forever grateful for the gracious,loving,and compassionate care that was provided by Emeritus of Apopka and Vitas Hospice. On Saturday,Sept. 29, 2012 at 11 a.m. a graveside service will be held at Naples Memorial Gardens, Naples,Fla. Lucile will be laid to rest beside her late husband,Horace. Service will be conducted by Jay Cross. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Vitas Hospice,2201 Lucien Way,Suite 100, Maitland,Fla 32751. Lucile Holloway was a beautiful woman inside and o ut. She has left all of us a l ovely legacy and will be greatly missed. Rest in Peace. CATHERINE IVY Catherine (Katie Bondurant Ivy,age 82, p assed away on Aug. 19, 2 012 at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore,Md. She was b orn Sept. 9,1929 to John and Molly Bondurant in Farmville,Va. She and her h usband,the late Fulton J. I vy,relocated to Lake Placid from Key Largo, Fla. in 1993. M rs. Ivy was a longtime s ubstitute teacher at Sebring High School. She w as a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution,the American Association of UniversityW omen,the Virginia Women,and the Highlands County Republican party. M rs. Ivy is survived by her son,James B Carpenter of Baltimore,and by her daughter,Cathie Weber( Steve) of Catonsville,Md. She is the beloved grandmother of CourtneyB ondurant Proctor (Kent), Stephen Weber and David Carpenter. She loved her new baby greatgrandson,E verett Proctor,with all her heart. A memorial service will be held at St. Francis ofA ssisi Church,43 Lake June Road,Lake Placid onS aturday,Sept. 29 at 11 a.m. Death noticesJean (Dukette) Getz 50,of Avon Park died Sept. 18,2012. Fountain Funeral Home,Avon Park,is in charge of arrangements. Ella Brown Strickland 76,of Sebring died Sept. 12,2012. Swanns Mortuary Inc.,Sebring,is in charge of arrangements. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, September 23, 2012Page 5A DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; sept ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 9 9 3 3 3 3 M ARTIAL ARTS (pp school care; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 9 9 4 4 3 3 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 Continued from page 2A CO MMUNITYBR IEFS OB ITUARIES Holloway Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN Beliefs help plan Centennial celebration Continued from page 2A In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096


C M Y K Page 6ANews-SunSunday, September 23, 2012www.newssun.com WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 5 5 1 1 7 7 started),Sheriff Susan B enton said Saturday. Benton said it was hard to tell the Doty family the news. We spoke to Aarons family today and without a doubt t his is heartbreaking news for the family to receive,she said Friday. A ccording to investigators, Doty arrived at the party after m idnight Sunday,June 10. The medical examiner said Friday that no narcotics nor illegal drugs were in Dotys blood,although there was ane levated blood alcohol content level. A ccording to witnesses, between 5 and 6 a.m. on June 10,Rodriguez and Felipe hitD oty about his face and head, causing him to fall to the f loor unconscious. While Doty was on the ground,the suspects are said to have cont inued to hit Doty. They then allegedly drug him outside by his feet and left him outside. Witnesses told investigators that Doty was breathingh ard,making moaning noises and slowly moving his head. One witness attempted to wake Doty,putting a hand under his head. When theh and was pulled away,it had blood on it. N obody,however,called 911,even after Doty stopped m oving. Later,Doty,who witnesses s aid was not moving nor breathing and had become stiff,was placed in the bed ofa truck and taken to the woods where he was found t he next day. Felipes girlfriend,Nicole Hebert,20,was arrested July 1 1 as an accessory after the fact for allegedly driving the pair out of county. Adriana Rodriguez,21,was charged that same day with tamperingw ith evidence after she allegedly cleaned Dotys blood off a wall at the suspectshome. Travis Makris,21,was c harged July 13 with being an accessory after the fact. M akris is alleged to have stored the bloody clothing a nd other evidence for suspect Kenneth Felipe. H ebert and Makris remain in jail with no bond. Rodriguez was released onb ail July 12. This remains an open i nvestigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is requested to call the H ighlands County Sheriffs Office Criminal Investigations Unit and Detective Barbara Hair at 863-402-7250. A nyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at1 -800-226-TIPS (8477 visit www.heartlandc rimestoppers.com/. Continued from page 1A A Rodriguez Hebert J. Rodriguez Felipe Makris Doty was alive when fire was set, medical examiner rules eyes. She played such an influential role in so many peoples lives around here and touched so many hearts...love that woman,said her granddaughter,Amber Alexander McKinney. Alexander was born May 17,1927 in West V irginia. The daughter of a coal miner,she was one of seven siblings. After meeting her husband Allen in Ft. Lauderdale after relocating there from New York,the couple moved to Avon Park in the mid 1980s. I t was then that Alexander took a position at the McDonalds,where she continued working for over more than decades. Alexander started out with a lobby posi-t ion at the establishment and even managed to maintain thatr ole with the company after McDonalds got rid of the positioni n all of its stores. Many of the areas r esidents have turned to her granddaughters Facebook paget o share memories and honor the service a nd loveAlexander showed them throughout the years. Where do I begin?!? This beauti-f ul lady was a huge part of our childhood. W e saw her AT LEAST once a week at McDonalds where we would share hotf udge sundaes and talks about school and all the crazy things that would come to a child's m ind! And dont tell the McDonalds people BUT she MAY have given us a toy or two. We had her work schedule memorized in h opes to see her when we went in ... What an incredible woman she was and as I wipe the tears from my eyes remembering her,I thank God I knew her,Christie Flowers wrote. Others joined in on the memories they h ave of Mrs. Kaye. She was famous for that McSmile,said Magie Hulber. It was literally my FAVORITE part about going to McDonalds as a child...I know its ounds crazy but it was,stated Tonya Kahn. I thought she owned that place when I w as little. She always walked around with that coffee pot,making sure there wasnt one empty cup,Cale McKinney said. T he Alexander family greatly appreciates the support and love shown by the Avon Park c ommunity. Everyone knew her from McDonalds. They always knew if they went inside,they h ad better be prepared to talk,because thats what she loved to do an she was good at it! She loved getting up everyday and going to work just to be around all the fellowship, McKinney said. She didnt do it for the money,she did it for the fellowship with her community. Services for Alexander will be held at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home in Avon Park on Tuesday at 4 p.m. T he family welcomes any members of the community to attend as the services are open t o the public. Continued from page 1A Ms. Kaye remembered Courtesy photo Avon Park McDonalds employees bid farewell to long-time employee Kaye Mama Kaye Alexander who passed away this weekend after over two decades of s ervice and smiles. Where do I begin?!? This b eautiful lady w as a huge p art of our c hildhood. We s aw her AT LEAST once a week at M cDonalds w here we would share hot fudge s undaes ...C HRISTIE FLOWERS on Facebook


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, September 23, 2012Page 7A FLORIDA HOSPITAL HEARTLAND A/P; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, ralyy the troups 6 la; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 5 5 0 0 3 3 missionsfor the Pink Army. F or example,any private who recruits 10 or more new soldiers to join the Pink Army is rewarded with a Pink Army T-shirt,which willc ome in handy at breast cancer functions down the road. The list of rewards and freebies is a good one and provides ample opportunityt o spread awareness and share stories. Friday afternoon,Linda R ogers was busy recruiting Florida Hospital employees and visitors in the cafeteria.R ogers is the assistant to the Patient Financial Services d irector at the hospital. Rogers is one of the many volunteers that are engagingi n the Pink Army campaign. Rogers is also a soon-to-be b reast cancer survivor. ve finished all my treatments and Im one year out. I have one more appointment and then I can officially bec alled a breast cancer survivor,Rogers said. The L ord has saved me and Im going to give back. It is amazing how many peopleh ave had it or been touched by it. E nlisting in the Pink Army is a breeze also. Soldiers just log on to www.jointhepi nkarmy.com/ and fill out the r egistration form. From the site,soldiers can receive information regarding theirp rogress towards rewards, mammogram information, c ommunity events,discounts and much more. The Pink Army is taking F lorida by storm and Highlands County recruits d ont have to stay in the area to cash in on the savings either. The army is on active dutyin Flagler,Hardee, Highlands,Lake,Orange,O sceola,Polk,Seminole and Volusia counties. So you can even go up to say Orlando and get discounts,Albritton said. O f course the Pink Army, like most causes,works to r aise funds for the benefit of Florida Hospital patients. All proceeds donated and raised t hrough the Pink Army camp aign go to Florida Hospital Heartland Division to benefit the Mammography Fund,w hich provides free exams for the many women in need. T he discounts at local retailers through the Pink Army campaign kicked offt his weekend and will run through October,which is B reast Cancer Awareness Month,through Nov. 15. The Pink Army Strut,a girls night out event,will be held Oct. 20 at FloridaH ospital in Sebring. Registration is $20 per pers on and all funds will go to the Mammography Fund. Guests will enjoy live music,f ood,mocktails and lots of free goodies. F or more information or to join the Pink Army,visit www.jointhepinkarmy.com/. C ontinued from page 1A News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR F lorida Hospital employee and soon-to-be breast cancer survivor Linda Rogers (rights Pink Army breast cancer campaign Friday afternoon with hospital employees. The awareness campaign is the newest addit ion to the battle against breast cancer. Pink Army recruiting members internal affairs are in poor shape; promises made for improvements havent been kept,and ... weve slippedb adly. Marijuana rains down In the early s marijuana regularly fell out of the sky,as drug dealers dumpedb ales out of low flying planes. At least two of those planes crashed,one in a belly landing at the Sebring Airport,the other out byA rbuckle Creek bridge. Bales of marijuana dropped onto farm land owned by then Governor Bob Graham in Venus,and the Triple G Dairy. Quaalude pills weres muggled in significant amounts. One of the crashed p lanes carried 88 bales of pot and 71,000 pills. 12 Hours of Sebring ist ruly over,really,really Back to the Sebring 12 H ours of Endurance,as the race was then called. Mike Willingham was then on the Airport Authority board,as wasR uss Albritton. Both warned the FAA had the final say. From this time on,its over,Albritton said. With two years on a cont ract,Charles Mendez,a copromoter of the race,fought b ack. What would be the air authoritys attitude,he asked during a meeting,ift he FAA did agree the race could be run if the airport closed. Is it the air authority or the FAA that doesnt want f uture racing here?he asked. You have to try harder to change the FAAs decision,he told the board. e cant give you a cut a nd dried answer,Albritton replied. There are a lot of ifs. Ultimately,the air authority said,the question was whether it would operate as an airport or as a race. Sex and racing prove ah igh octane mix While the future of the race was being debated,a record number of entries participated in 1980 97c ars. Sports Illustrated and NBC news were on hand to cover the event. It turned out Hustler Magazine covered it too. W hat happened was a small group of men and women had sex on the top ofa school bus,parked near the flagpole on the track.N ot shy,they performed a variety of acts for all the world to see,even drawingn ational attention. The community was embarrassed and angry. H ighlands County Sheriff Joe Sheppard came under c riticism for not intervening. He said hed been afraid to spark a riot. O lin Shinholser,then assistant state attorney, p romised any participants who could be identified would be prosecuted by the end of the year a few men were identified andp aid fines,one was sentenced to 30 days. L ocally,public support for the race all but about disappeared. In an unofficialp oll taken by the Sebring News,70 percent of respond ents felt the race should not be continued,30 percent felt it should. O n the other hand,the Sebring City Council and Chamber of Commerce backed the race. Petitions in favor of it picked up moret han 1,000 signatures the first week. A study of the races economic impact was commissioned. The study said thed irect dollar impact on the area was more than $1.8 m illion. Just when everything seemed calm The FAA extended its p ermission to allow the race at the airport through 1982, but that didnt mean troubles were over. Due to cut backs in secur ity forces in 1981, Sheppard said,I have no alternative,but to close down the race. On Feb. 11,1981,the S ebring News reported Only a miracle can save the race. In a sort of a miracle,at the last minute law enforce-m ent officers from different parts of the state were recruited to help. O n the 25th,the paper ran the headline,s official, the Sebring 12 Hours is def-i nitely on. On again,off again M endez and the airport authority grew further apart. In 1986,the airports a dministration changed. The authority took over r unning the race and the race committee came up with a new race course design. Going into the s, the raceway seemed to ber ecovering. Short circuiting electricity I n the meantime,the Sebring Utilities Commission was having its ownp roblems. Despite borrowing money; reorganizing its s tructure,particularly the financial department; bringing in new management; and r aising fees,by 1986 the utility faced a projected shortfall of $1.6 million. The Sebring News reported Sebring residents werep aying the highest utility rates in Florida. It was time, the newspaper said,to explore other options, including selling out to ap rivate company.The SUC limped into s. Rough ride during the s Continued from page 1A Associated PressSARASOTA Marine officials believe that a popular dolphins death in Sarasota stemmed from his close contact with humans. For two decades,Beggar the bottlenose d olphin was known to beg for food from people at the Albee Road Bridge. His body was f ound Friday in the Intracoastal Waterway. T he Sarasota Herald Tribune reports that a necropsy didnt identify an official cause of death. The report notes that fishing gear and human food were found in Beggars stomach. Mote Marine Laboratory officials believe t hat by feeding Beggar,humans changed his behavior and put him at greater risk of boat s trikes. Popular dolphin found dead in Sarasota


C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunSunday, September 23, 2012www.newssun.com July 27, 2012 NOTICE BY PUBLICATION. IN RE: NAME CHANGE Petitioner Michael Bevis By NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY. CIVIL ACTION NO.: 11-1129FCS. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION. IN RE: NAME CHANGE Petitioner Michael Bevis. TO CINTHIA E. ESTRADA, RESIDENCE UNKNOWN. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for Name Change has been filed And commenced in this court and you are required to serve a copy of your Written defenses, if any, to it on MICHAEL E. WYNN, ESQ., attorney for Petitioner, whose address is P.O. BOX 2660, ARCADIA, FLORIDA 34265, and file the original with the clerk of the above styled court on or before October 2, 2012; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief prayed for in the complaint. This notice shall be published once each week for four consecutive weeks in The News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said court at Sebring, Florida on August 23, 2012. Robert W. Germaine As Clerk, Circuit Court, Highlands County, Florida 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870-3701 (Circuit Court Seal By: Cyndi Dassinger As Deputy Clerk September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282010001237AOOOXX WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. ALAN R. GIVENS; NICOLE M. GIVENS; AVON PARK LAKES ASSOCIATION; UNKNOWN TENANT(S POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 17th day of July, 2012, and entered in Case No. 282010001237AOOOXX of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and ALAN R. GIVENS; NICOLE M. G IVENS; AVON PARK LAKES ASSOCIATION and UNKNOWN TENANT(S SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 17th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT ``A'' EXHIBIT ``A'' The South Half of Lot 5747, all of Lot 5748 and Lot 5749, AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 18, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 12, Public Records of Highl ands County, Florida. The South Half of Lot 5747 being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southwest corner of said Lot 5747 for the POINT OF BEGINNING: thence North 62 degrees 51 minutes 44 seconds East along the South Line of said Lot 5747 a distance of 111.99 feet to the Southeast Corner of said Lot 5747; thence North 19 degrees 56 minutes 36 seconds West along the East Line of said Lot 5747 a distance of 15.98 feet; thence South 67 degrees 51 minutes 11 seconds West a distance of 116.02 feet to a point on the West Line of said Lot 5747; thence along the Westerly Line of Lot 5747 being a curve concave to the left in a Southerly direction with a radius of 200 feet through a central angle of 7 degrees 26 minutes 54 seconds along the arc a distance of 26.0 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service 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 or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 18th day of July, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk September 23, 30, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C ASE NO.: 10001167GCS NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. DIANA BEVIS; QUAIL RIDGE HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DIANA BEVIS; MAURICE G. BEVIS; UNKNOWN TENANT(S POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 17th day of July, 2012, and entered in Case No. 10001167GCS, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC is the Plaintiff and DIANA BEVIS; MAURICE G. BEVIS; QUAIL RIDGE HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT(S SPOUSE OF DIANA BEVIS IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, are defendants. The Clerk of this Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 17th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 6, BLOCK 2, CIRCLE TERRACE SUBDIVISION, AS PER PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 9, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF H IGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service 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 or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 18th day of July, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk September 23, 30, 2012 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engagein business under the fictitious name of MAGIC FRAGRANCE COMMERCIAL SERVICES located at P.O. Box 256, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Avon Park, Florida 33826, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 21st day of September, 2012. Maribel Morales September 23, 2012 1050Legals I N THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION F ILE NO. PC 12-225 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF MARIA RODARU, A/K/A MARIA RODARU, A/K/A MARIA RODAROS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARIA RODARU, A/K/A MARIA RODARU, A/K/A MARIA RODAROS, deceased, whose date of death was August 9, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 16, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Helen Rodaru Pousnaras 4950 Samson Boulevard Laval Quebec H7W 2J1 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N. Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: marider@mariderlaw.com September 16, 23, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO: 12-571 GCS SunTrust Bank Plaintiff, vs. The Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Leinior, Creditors, Trustees, and all other parties claiming interest by, through, under or against the Estate of William L. Dyer, Deceased, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: The Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Leinior, Creditors, Trustees, and all other parties claiming interest by, through, under or against the Estate of William L. Dyer, Deceased YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: UNIT 324, OF LAKE DAMON SOUTH III CONDOMINIUM, AS RECORDED IN DELCARATION OF CONDOMINIUM RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 758, PAGE 645, AND AS AMENDED IN O.R. BOOK 831, PAGE 500, AS AMENDED, AS LOCATED IN LOT 3, OF LAKE DAMON VILLAS SOUTH, PHASE I, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 13, AT PAGE 64, 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 Yashmin Chen-Alexis, Esquire, BROCK & SCOTT, PLLC., the Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 1501 N.W. 49th Street, Suite 200, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED on September 12, 2012. ROBERT GERMAINE AS CLERK OF THE COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak AS DEPUTY CLERK September 23, 30, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT O F FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000599 OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. CIRILO V. AVELAR, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To: CIRILO V. AVELAR, 219 MELODY COURT, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852, 425 SANDPIPER STREET, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 MARIA G. AVELAR, 219 MELODY COURT, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852, 425 SANDPIPER STREET, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: L OT 6, BLOCK R, OF SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. h as been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Sara Collins, McCalla Raymer, LLC, 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660, Orlando, FL 32801 and file the original with the Clerk of the above-styled Court on or before 30 days from the first publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 11th day of September, 2012. 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 711. September 16, 23, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE #: 2012-CA-000112 Nationstar Mortgage LLC Plaintiff, -vs.Robert H. Prescott and Sonya Prescott, Husband and Wife; Advanced Homebuilders, Inc.; Weglarz Properties, LLC: Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or O ther Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, If living, and all Unknown parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s whether said Unknown Parties may claim an intere st as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY TO: Advanced Homebuilders, Inc.; ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESSIS: c/o Richard L. Barner, R.A, 1925 Southwest 18th Court, Suite 111, Ocala, FL 34471 Residence unknown, if living, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendants are dead, their respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, though, under or against the named Defendant(s and the aforementioned named Defendant(s such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants as may be in infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to foreclose a mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in Highlands County, Florid,a more particularly described as follows:L OTS 18, 19 AND 20, BLOCK 33, SEBRING LAKES, UNIT TWO-C, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, AT PAGE 10, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. more commonly known as 4403 Persian Terrace, Sebring, FL 33875-6541. This action has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, upon SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33614, within thirty (30 first publication of this notice and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 4th day of September, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Circuit and County Courts By: /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 Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (8632 receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. September 16, 23, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12-703 GCS SECTION NO. 10 MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION F/K/A MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. DANIEL KLINE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DANIEL KLINE; CHARLOTTE M. KLINE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CHARLOTTE M. KLINE; DISCOVER BANK; JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.; TENANT #1; TENANT #2; and ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose on the following real property in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 32, Block 69, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded at Plat Book 9, Page 6, in the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. ADDRESS: 4616 Rachael Dr., Sebring, FL 33872 has been filed against you in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, Highlands County, Florida, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses to the Complaint, if any, to Gregory A. Sanoba, Esq., 422 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33801, on or before October 16, 2012, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATE: September 4, 2012. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk September 16, 23, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000766 CITIFINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. D/B/A CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES, INC., PLAINTIFF, VS. JEANETTE J. SEIFERT, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S NOTICE OF ACTION To: Jeanette J. Seifert & Thomas Bradley Seifert RESIDENCE: UNKNOWN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 4820 School Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95409 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in Highlands County, Florida: LOTS 4280, 4282 AND 4283, OF AVON PARK LAKES UNIT 14, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, AT PAGE 7, 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 t his action, on Gladstone Law Group, P.A., attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 1499 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33486, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of t his notice, either before October 23, 2012 or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun. DATED: SEPTEMBER 14, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk of the Court September 23, 30, 2012 1050Legals Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads placed under the Bargain Buys discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. The customer can list a set for 1 price, i.e. Bedroom set ... $100 is allowed; Chairs (22o list an ad stating Each, the ad must be charged at the non-discounted rate, using the Open Rate pricing. No commercial items are allowed to be placed under our Bargain Buys specials. Items must be common household items. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, September 23, 2012Page 9A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2010-CA-001029 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR SOUNDVIEW HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-OPT2, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OPT2 Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL N. WILSON AND MARCIA L. WILSON, HIS WIFE; OPTION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION #1; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION #2; IF LIVING, AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 5, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-001029 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR SOUNDVIEW HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-OPT2, ASSET-BACKED CERT IFICATES, SERIES 2006-OPT2, Plaintiff and DANIEL N. WILSON AND MARCIA L. WILSON, HIS WIFE are defendant(s best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., October 5, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: PARTS OF LOTS 18, 19 AND 20, OF BLOCK 190, WOODLAWN TERRACE, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 96, AND TRANSCRIPT BOOK 1, PAGE 1, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: START AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF BELLEVUE AVENUE WITH THE NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF EVANSTON STREET; RUN THENCE ALONG SAID NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF EVANSTON STREET IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION FOR A DISTANCE OF 75 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY, A DISTANCE OF 75 FEET; THENCE AT RIGHT ANGLES NORTHWESTERLY, A DISTANCE OF 125 FEET; THENCE AT RIGHT ANGLES NORTHEASTERLY AND PARALLEL TO SAID NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF EVANSTON STREET, A DISTANCE OF 75 FEET; THENCE AT RIGHT ANGLES SOUTHEASTERLY, A DISTANCE OF 125 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (8632 receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 NORTH FEDERAL HIGHWAY, SUITE 360 BOCA RATON, FLORIDA 33431 (561 (561 September 16, 23, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011-CA-000247 BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs.M ARTIN K. STAVENHAGEN AND ANN M. STAVENHAGEN, HIS WIFE; BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 5, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2011-CA-000247 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff and MARTIN K. STAVENHAGEN AND ANN M. STAVENHAGEN, HIS WIFE are defendant(s bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., October 5, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: THE SOUTH 1/2 OF TRACT 46, HILLSIDE LAKE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 27, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE L IS 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 p rovision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (8632 receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT H ighlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 NORTH FEDERAL HIGHWAY, SUITE 360 BOCA RATON, FLORIDA 33431 (561 (561 September 16, 23, 2012 SPRING LAKE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NOTICE OF BOARD MEETINGS T he Board of Supervisors of the Spring Lake Improvement District has established Board meeting dates for Fiscal Year 2013. The meetings will take place at the District Office, 115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring, Florida 33876. The Board meetings will b egin at 10:00 a.m. and are open to the Public. The dates are as follows: October 10th, November 14th, December 12th, January 9th, February 13th, March 13th, April 10th, May 8th, June 19th, July 10th, August 14th, and September 11th. EACH PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE MEETING IS ADVISED THAT PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS MADE, INCLUDING THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Joe DeCerbo District Manager September 23, 30, 2012NOTICE Heartland Workforce has updated its Local Workforce S ervices Plan, as required, for the direct operation and del ivery of certain services at the Heartland Workforce O ne-Stop Career Centers in DeSoto, Hardee, and Highlands counties. The Plan will be available for review for 30 days on the Heartland Workforce website at w ww.hwib.org. Please direct questions regarding the Plan to pkozic@hwib.org September 23, 2012 1050L egalsDUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557


C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunSunday, September 23, 2012www.newssun.com ** SOLIDOAK ** SLEIGH CRIB with MATTRESS. Excellent Condition. $199. 863-446-2846 7180F urnitureBANK OWNEDOn site. REAL ESTATE AUCTION Sebring 4421 Lewis Ave. 4/3, 3,627 sq. ft. on .46 acres Sat. 10/6 @ 10:00 am. FREE COLOR BROCHURE 800-260-5846 auctionservicesintl.com 5% Buyers Premium Paul May FL-AU248 ASI-FM.AB675 7020Auctions 7000 M erchandise SEBRING 3BR(Possible 4 BR Large Fenced Yard with Citrus trees. Nice area, Indian Streets off Lakeview Dr. $700 Mo., Plus 1st & security. 863-446-1861 PLACID LAKESNewer, very clean 3 /2/2. Many upgrades. Nice area. Non-smoker. $875. per mo. Call 863-465-3838 or 863-441-2844. PAYNE ROADAREA! 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath on 18 acres. Recently renovated with granite counter tops, new cabinets & some new appliances. $800/mo. Available immediately. 386-561-7310 6300Unfurnished Houses AVON PARKNW APARTMENTS 2/2 $450 mo. New 1/1 $395 mo. Plus 1st & Sec. Central Heat & Air. No Dogs Or Cats. 863-449-0195 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953RELAX ATLake Isis Villas** Luxurious ** 1 BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING -1 & 2 BR,1BA. T ile floors, fresh paint. Includes water. $395 $600/mo. Gary Johnson, 8 63-381-1861. 6200U nfurnishedApartments SEBRING 1/2DUPLEX FOR RENT. Brand new! 3/2, tile/hardwood throughout, washer/dryer hookup, all appl. incl. $750/mo. 1st & sec.. 561-386-1266. SEBRING -2BR, 1BA. Newly Remodeled. $425. per mo. 1648 Penny Ave. Call for details. 863-381-0357 or 863-446-2838. SEBRING GREAT LOCATION! Beautiful 2BR, 1BA, 2CP Duplex; close to mall & US 27. W/D, screen porch, new carpet Appl's incl., ceiling fans. A/C, No Smoke. CALL 305-490-5399 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsPALM HARBORVILLAGE Red Tag Sale Over 10 Stock Units Must Go New Homes Start at $39,900 800-622-2832 ext 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 M obile Homes SELL YOURHOUSE IN 48 HOURS Any Price or Condition. Short Sales Okay. Private Investors. Call us at: 239-200-9593 30 YEARHOMEOWNERS w/2 small dogs, need small house w/short term lease, close to Wachula. Fenced yard is a plus. Call Dana 218-232-3791 4320R eal Estate Wanted SEBRING 12920US HWY 98. 2/1 House. Lg. property, on Lake w/dock, work shed, W/D. For Rent w/lease option. $650/mo. + 1st/last, sec. 561-967-7161 or 561-506-6687. HUD HOMEFOR SALE, SEBRING MAKE AN OFFER!!! Clean 2 bed/2 bath CBS home near park. Remodeled. Priced at $38K. Investors welcome! 1617 Warfield Pl. Call Sandbill Realty 239-849-0683 4080Homes for SaleSebringB ANK OWNEDOn site. REAL ESTATE AUCTION Sebring 4421 Lewis Ave. 4/3, 3,627 sq. ft. on .46 acres Sat. 10/6 @ 10:00 am. FREE COLOR BROCHURE 800-260-5846 auctionservicesintl.com 5% Buyers Premium Paul May FL-AU248 ASI-FM.AB675 4040Homes For Sale 4000 R eal Estate 3000 F inancial SEEKING RADIOLOGYTECH. Min. 3 yr. exp. Please email resume to: officetalent@yahoo.com or fax it to 866-593-0635. EXPERIENCED ROOFERSWANTED Drug Free Workplace. 863-385-0351. P/T ASSISTANTNEEDED, 20 hrs. per wk., for United Way of Central Florida's Highlands County office. Strong communication, organization, computer and public speaking skills required. Fax resume 863-648-1535. POB 1357 Highlands City, 33846 or robi.cashbaug@uwcf.org EXPERIENCED ROOFERNEEDED Valid Driver's License required. Highland County Area. Call 863-465-1495 2100H elp Wanted PSYCHOLOGY INSTRUCTOR(F/T Application review begins 10/23/12. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132. EA/EOSOUTH FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE LPN'S WANTED,Avon Park Cluster. Must have valid Drivers License & High School Diploma. 3p. -11p. & 11p. 7a. Fax Resume to: 863-452-2223 or Call 863-452-5141 L OCAL DRIVERWANTED P/T 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. CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT NEEDED. Must have minimum of 10 years field experience, good organizational and time management skills, and ability to inspect all aspects of residential construction. POSITION FILLED! CHURCH SECRETARYP/T needed. Absolutely must have experience in Microsoft Publisher and Microsoft Word. Call 863-453-6681 ALLSTAR CARSALES Salesperson Needed Experience preferred Will train enthusiastic individual Apply in person to Darren 2671 US 27 S., Sebring 2100Help Wanted 2000 E mployment 1 100Announcements NOTICE OF INTERNET AUCTION START DATE: September 24, 2012 at 9:00 AM END DATE: October 4, 2012 at 9:10 AM LOCATION: GOVDEALS.COM Pursuant to Florida Statutes and Sebring City Council policies, the City of Sebring, Sebring, Florida has declared v arious items as surplus property and have therefore a uthorized an Internet Auction to be conducted for the purpose of disposing said property. A list of surplus items & questions about the Citys Internet Auction process may be obtained from the City of Sebring P urchasing Department 368 South Commerce Avenue, S ebring, Florida 33870 between the hours of 8:30 4:30, c alling 863-471-5110, or by emailing purchasing@mysebring.com Note: all property will be sold on as as is, where is bas is. The City of Sebring reserves the right to add or delete i tems from GovDeals website at anytime during the Intern et bidding dates above. K irk Zimmerman, CPPB Purchasing Agent C ity of Sebring, Florida September 23, 26, 2012 **************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES **************************************** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the f ont, size, and leading as per t heir specifications. 1055HighlandsC ounty Legals IN THE COUNTY COURT FOR THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C ASE NO.: 09-447 WILLIAM E. JACOBS, Jr. Plaintiff, vs. FREDERICA E. LESTER, and HERBERT F. JACOBS, and HEIRS AT LAW, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE OF SALE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Granting Plaintiff's Motion For Entry Of Final Judgment and For Judicial Sale dated July 25, 2012 and entered in Case No. 09-447 of the County Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit In and for Highlands County, Florida wherein William E. Jacobs, Jr. is the Plaintiff and Frederica E. Lester and Herbert F. Jacobs and their Heirs at Law are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, of the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 590 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870-3867, 11:00 AM on the 5th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Lots 29 and 30, Block 23, SEBRING LAKES UNIT TWO, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 10, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Address: 4804 Reed Ave., Sebring Lakes, Unit 2C, Sebring, Highlands County, Florida. Dated this 5th day of September, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk September 16, 23, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 2009 1008 GCS LANSDOWNE MORTGAGE, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, Plaintiff, v. JENNY LABANINO A/K/A JENNY ROSETE LABANINO, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JENNY LABANINO A/K/A JENNY ROSETE LABANINO AND JORGE LABANINO YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to ``enforce a lien on or ``foreclose a mortgage on or ``quiet title to or `` partition and/or other type of action in connection with the following property in Highlands County, Florida: 53 KEEL ROAD VENUS, FLORIDA 33960 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on D. Paul Burns, Jr., Esq., at Stolzenberg, Gelles & F lynn, LLP, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 1401 Brickell Avenue, Suite 825, Miami, Florida 33131, on or before October 23, 2012, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint.Dated on September 12, 2012. As Clerk of Court of HIGHLANDS COUNTY By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk September 16, 23, 2012 1050L egalsCHECK YOUR ADP lease check your ad on the first d ay it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions o ver the phone are m isunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comS EBRING The Blue Streaks came into the night short handed and wound up on the short end of a 41-20 f inal Friday night at Firemens Field. We only have five seni ors dressed tonight because of injuries, head coach LaVaar Scott before the game. ell have to see how the young guys step up. For their part, visiting Lake Gibson was forced to be late by bus scheduling and almost didt make it at all as they drove through violent storms on their way. But whether one team was missing some players, or the other a little frazzled after a harrowing drive, it didnt show early on as both squads battled toe-to-toe in the early going. After Sebrings opening drive was stopped near midfield, the Braves had little success on the ground as consecutive one-yard gains were negated when Shawn Munson burst into the backfield to take down Tyler Brown for a two-yard loss. But the Blue Streak offense wasnt to have much more success againsta stalwart Lake Gibson defense, going three-andout on their next possession. And while the Braves were finding out they couldnt run against the Sebring front, two big plays got them on the board. On third-and-18 at their own 45, quarterback Trey Congdon connected with Eric Carter on a 39-yard pass to get it to the Blue Streak 16. After a two-yard loss, Congdon found Jordan Smith on the right sideline in the end zone for the opening score. Beckly Njohs point after split the uprights and the lead was 7-0 at the 4:53 mark of the first quarter. Afew penalties had Sebring stopping and starting on itsnext possession before Saderian Perry stepped in front of a Brandon Ferretti pass for an interception at the Blue Streak 15. Two plays later, Congdon hit Chris Clarke with a pass from the seven to make it a 14-0 game with 1:13 left in the first. After another three-andout, Munson had another big tackle in the backfield for a four-yard loss, paving the way to a three-and-out for the Braves. And then Sebring began to kick into gear. Ferretti hit Larry Scott for a six-yard gain and found Jacquae Peart for 31 yards to the Lake Gibson one. Special to the News-SunFTMYERS Dunbar got off to an easy start in defense of its District 6-4Atitle Friday night, coasting 49-0p ast a disjointed Lake Placid team that had trouble at times just getting plays off. The Tigers (3-1, 1-0 r ushed for 337 yards on 31 carries and added 60 more p assing yards while holding L ake Placid (1-3, 0-1 total yards, including 39 rushing yards on 24 carries. Sophomore tailback Marquise Bryant had 88 yards and two touchdowns, and sophomore quarterback Daniel Cobb ran for 97 yards and another score while adding two passing touchdowns to sophomore Kevanta Moses and junior Joe Williams. The Tigers also debuted another weapon in their arsenal. Senior running back Rante Baker, a transfer from Immokalee playing in his first game at Dunbar and his first game at running back since the seventh grade, had 108 yards and a touchdown on seven carries. It felt good that they gave me a chance, said Baker, who has drawn more college interest in baseball as a center fielder. At Immokalee I got playing time but not as much as I did here in my first game. The Dragons saw two firs tquarter touchdowns begin to dig their hole, though the defense would stiffen enough to allow just one more score before the half for a 21-0 deficit. But two quick Dunbar scores in the third quarter pushed the game to a running clock with the Tigers ahead 37-0. After averaging 16 penalties in its last two contests, Dunbar cut its flags to 11, for 100 yards, Friday night, while Lake Placid nearly matched that total with nine penalties, but for just 45 yards. Its been a rough go for Lake Placid since opening the regular season with a gritty, 26-12 win over Celebration.. And the road doesnt get any easier with a trip to Lakeland Christian Friday. The Vikings are 3-1 with a scoring differential of +52. By JAMIE WILLIAMS S pecial to the News-SunAVON PARK Avon Park is still showing struggles in putting points on the board as they were shut out by the visiting LaBelle Cowboys 14-0 in their first district game of t he season. In most categories on the night, the teams were pretty evenly matched as Avon Park and LaBelle both had about 180 yards of total offense. Each team also ran about 48 plays and LaBelle was flagged 14 times for 95 yards while Avon Park lost 75 yards on 10 penalties. But the main statistical difference, which would play out on the scoreboard, was that the Red Devils committed six turnovers, not including a turnover on downs that r esulted from a bad snap, compared to none by Labelle. e came into this ballgame saying as players and coaches we want to reflect on our own personal accountability, said an upbeat Avon Park head coach Lee Brown. If I make a mistake as a player, if I dont do what I was coached to do, what will be the outcome of that, because one thing is clear, the coaches do not step across the line to play The first turnover occurred on Avon Parks opening drive. They started on their own 2 4 yard and drove inside of LaBelles 20-yard line. But the Avon Park quarterback soon lost a fumble when he was sacked. The defense forced a Cowboy punt, but the punt was fumbled and LaBelle recovered the ball on the SPORTS B SE CTION Inside This Section FTA September Activities . . .3B Hog Hunts . . .3B News-Sun Sunday, September 23, 2012 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE A pair of Brittanys, Hill on the left and Cherrington on the right, defend the net Thursday night against the Manatees of the State College of Florida. Lake Gibson41Sebring20 LaBelle14Avon Park0 Dunbar49Lake Placid0 N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Arthur Williams makes yet another, final cut on his wild, 33-yard touchdown run for the Blue Streaks Friday night. C ourtesy photo by JAMIE WILLIAMS Darius Williams (2ner (40unning back Ells Johnson Friday night. Devils turn it over to LaBelle See AP, Page 4B By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK Call it a moral victory, or a boost in their collective confidence, but Thursdays loss for the Lady Panthers did show some positives. After dropping the first set to State College of Florida with a score somewhat typical of recent years, 25-14, things took a decided shift. The visiting Manatees, a perennial Suncoast Conference power, came in with a 12-3 record, with two of those losses coming at an early season tournament in Iowa a tourney that saw them go 3-2. But in Thursday nights second set, not only was South Florida State College keeping up with the taller State squad, they took an early lead and kept it. Each Manatee surge was held off with some strong defense at the net, scrambling volleys and decisive kills to push the Panthers to a 25-22 win. It would seem that this turn of events would merely awaken the visiting squad to regroup and get back into dominant form. And while they would take the final two sets, it was South Florida that seemed to take the proverbial step forward by sticking right with State College to the tune of dueling 25-18 scores. s tough, not getting the (overall Kim Crawford said. But Im seeing some good things and we are improving. Results among the county high school teams were decidedly positive Thursday, as Avon Park, Lake Placid and Sebring all won their matches. The Lady Devils swept past visiting Mulberry in three sets to bounce back from Tuesdays District 104Aloss at DeSoto. After a more Dr. Jekyll first set, which saw a narrow 25-20 win over the visiting Panthers, the Mr. Hyde aspect of the Devils game was unleashed with 25-9 and 25-12 wins to finish it off in dominating fashion. Teresa Devlin lead the kill parade for Avon Park with six, while Otisha Smith and Kayla Wilson added five each and Marina Torres had Panthers improving, high schools sweep See VB, Page 4B Dragons no match at Dunbar Strong first half not enough for Blue Streaks See STREAKS, Page 3B


C M Y K Karate at YMCASEBRING The Highlands County YMCAwould like to welcome to our team, Master Val Henry and Master Hank Henry, who are bringing authentic traditional martial arts Karate training to theY MCAas of Tuesday, Sept. 11. Master Henry will be offering family martial arts training at the YMCAand classes will be on Tuesdays and T hursdays for both adults and children. This is a great activity to enjoy as a f amily, a family that kicks together sticks t ogether. Master Henry is the highest ranked authentic black-belt master instructor in Highlands County. Master Henry has been teaching and training students in Highlands County for over 24 years and has trained many state, national and international champions. If you are interested in learning from the best in Highlands County, come try a free martial art karate class at the YMCA on Tuesday or Thursday. The fee thereafter is only $50 per month for YMCAmembers and $60 per month for non members. Contact the YMCAfor more information and questions at 382-9622.FSU, USF tailgate tripSEBRING The Highlands Seminole Club is hosting a bus trip to Tampa on Saturday, Sept. 29, to watch the FSU Seminoles take on the USF Bulls. All teamsfans are welcome, and children too. Dont drive join us for a bus party and tailgating! Some refreshments will be available. For details, please email Lisa at fsugrad87@gmail.com .Cheer and BBQAVON PARK Reminder: All young ladies who participated in the Avon Park Cheer Clinic this summer need to be at Avon Park High School on Friday, Sept. 21, to cheer at the game, remember to wear your clinic shirt and bring your cheer spirit. Abarbecue dinner, including pork, baked beans, coleslaw, roll, tea and cookie for $8. Pick-up between 4:30-7 p.m., behind Joe Franza Stadium. All proceeds go to Cheerleading Program.Franza inductionAVON PARK Its still a ways off, but its never too early to secure a spot to take in Joe Franzas induction into the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Tickets are not available at the door. The 37th FACAHall of Fame induction ceremonies will be on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, beginning with a Noon luncheon. The luncheon and induction are open to all friends and family, at $35 per person if purchased prior to Friday, Dec. 21. Tickets after this dates will be $50 each, and no tickets will be sold after Friday, Jan. 4. Luncheon tickets can be purchased by contacting FACAat (85017, or PO Box 13805, Tallahassee, FL32317. Tickets are not mailed, but held at the d oor for pick up. Hotel reservations are available at (386 FACAGroup rate of $99. T he Hall of Fame is the highest honor given by the FACA. T he award is designed to recognize FACAmembers for years of coaching t enure in Florida high schools, for dedication to the FACAand for outstanding c oaching accomplishments. Dont miss out on seeing one of Highlands Countys own bestowed with this great honor.Plenty going on at YMCASEBRING The YMCAis seeking Golf Clubs of all sizes for our new youth golf program starting in October ages 515. Classes will be twice a week for four weeks. If you have used clubs or golf balls you would like to donate please contact the YMCA382-9622 This September will be the kick off of the YMCAs New Aqua Zumba! It will make you feel like a kid again. Imagine a pool party complete with foam noodles, splashing, even hooting and hollering set to awesome up beat reggae and calypso music. Sign-ups for September swim lessons are under way, with classes having already started. The YMCAhas partnered with the Champion for Children Foundation to offer Free Drowning Prevention classes every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. this class is for both children and parents. The number one cause of death, in children four and under in Florida is drowning, so be sure to take advantage of this free class at the Y. Pre registration required. The YMCAhas not one, but two heated pools and a splash pad for your family to enjoy. Come check us out and enjoy the water. Pool Hours Mon.-Thur. 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday 6 a.m.-7:45 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m.-4:45 p.m. For questions contact the Y at 3829622.Panther passesAVONPARK South Florida State College Season Passes are on sale for 2012-13 Athletic Seasons through the Panther Athletic Office. The pass is $40 and is good for all Panther home athletic contests in all sports. General admission will be $2 per person for all home athletic events. Contact the SFSC Athletic Office at 784-7035 to order your Season Passes. Passes can also be purchased at the SFSC Athletic Office on the Avon Park Main Campus. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB New York8763.580 Baltimore8664.5731 Tampa Bay8170.5366.5 Boston6884.44720 Toronto6683.44320.5 Central Division WLPctGB Chicago8169.540 Detroit7970.5301.5 Kansas City6981.46012 Minnesota6288.41319 Cleveland6289.41119.5 West Division WLPctGB Texas8961.593 Oakland8565.5674 Los Angeles8269.5437.5 Seattle7180.47018.5 ___ Thursdays Games Cleveland 4, Minnesota 3, 10 innings Oakland 12, Detroit 4 N.Y. Yankees 10, Toronto 7 Tampa Bay 7, Boston 4 Kansas City 4, Chicago White Sox 3 Texas 3, L.A. Angels 1 Fridays Games N.Y. Yankees 2, Oakland 1, 10 innings Minnesota at Detroit, ppd., rain Baltimore 4, Boston 2 Tampa Bay 12, Toronto 1 Kansas City 6, Cleveland 3 L.A. Angels 6, Chicago White Sox 2 Seattle 6, Texas 3 Saturdays Games Oakland at N.Y. Yankees, late Baltimore at Boston, late Minnesota at Detroit, late Cleveland at Kansas City, late Toronto at Tampa Bay, late Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, late Texas at Seattle, late Sundays Games Minnesota (Walters 2-4) at Detroit (Smyly 4-3 Oakland (Griffin 6-1. Yankees (Kuroda 14-10 Baltimore (W.Chen 12-9) at Boston (Doubront 11-9 Toronto (Jenkins 0-1ampa Bay (Cobb 9-9 Cleveland (D.Huff 1-0 (Odorizzi 0-0 Chicago White Sox (Floyd 10-10 L.A. Angels (Weaver 18-4), 3:35 p.m. Texas (Dempster 6-2) at Seattle (Vargas 14-10), 4:10 p.m.NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB z-Washington9159.607 Atlanta8665.5705.5 Philadelphia7774.51014.5 New York6783.44724 Miami6685.43725.5 Central Division WLPctGB z-Cincinnati9160.603 St. Louis8071.53011 Milwaukee7872.52012.5 Pittsburgh7476.49316.5 Chicago5992.39132 Houston49102.32542 West Division WLPctGB San Francisco8863.583 Los Angeles7873.51710 Arizona7575.50012.5 San Diego7279.47716 Colorado5892.38729.5 z-clinched playoff berth ___ Thursdays Games St. Louis 5, Houston 4 Cincinnati 5, Chicago Cubs 3 San Diego 6, Arizona 5 San Francisco 9, Colorado 2 Milwaukee 9, Pittsburgh 7 Washington 4, L.A. Dodgers 1 Philadelphia 16, N.Y. Mets 1 Fridays Games Chicago Cubs 5, St. Louis 4, 11 innings Philadelphia 6, Atlanta 2 Milwaukee 4, Washington 2 L.A. Dodgers 3, Cincinnati 1, 10 innings N.Y. Mets 7, Miami 3 Houston 7, Pittsburgh 1 Arizona 15, Colorado 5 San Francisco 5, San Diego 1 Saturdays Games Milwaukee at Washington, late St. Louis at Chicago Cubs, late Miami at N.Y. Mets, late Atlanta at Philadelphia, late L.A. Dodgers at Cincinnati, late Pittsburgh at Houston, late Arizona at Colorado, late San Diego at San Francisco, late Sundays Games Miami (Nolasco 12-12. Mets (C.Young 4-8), 1:10 p.m. Atlanta (T.Hudson 15-6) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 6-7 Milwaukee (Gallardo 16-8 Washington (Wang 2-3), 1:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 15-8 Houston (Lyles 4-11), 2:05 p.m. St. Louis (Lohse 15-3 (Germano 2-8 Arizona (I.Kennedy 14-11 (Francis 5-6 San Diego (Stults 6-3 (Lincecum 10-14 L.A. Dodgers (Undecided (H.Bailey 12-9AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA N.Y. Jets110.5005855 New England110.5005233 Miami110.5004543 Buffalo110.5006365 South WLTPctPFPA Houston2001.0005717 Indianapolis110.5004461 Tennessee020.0002372 Jacksonville020.0003053 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore110.5006737 Cincinnati110.5004771 Pittsburgh110.5004641 Cleveland020.0004351 West WLTPctPFPA San Diego2001.0006024 Denver110.5005246 Kansas City020.0004175 Oakland020.0002757NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia2001.0004139 N.Y. Giants210.6679465 Dallas110.5003144 Washington110.5006863 South WLTPctPFPA Atlanta2001.0006745 Tampa Bay110.5005051 Carolina120.3335279 New Orleans020.0005975 North WLTPctPFPA Green Bay110.5004540 Detroit110.5004650 Minnesota110.5004646 Chicago110.5005144 West WLTPctPFPA Arizona2001.0004034 San Francisco2001.0005741 St. Louis110.5005455 Seattle110.5004327 ___ Thursdays Game N.Y. Giants 36, Carolina 7 Sundays Games Tampa Bay at Dallas, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Chicago, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Detroit at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Kansas City at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Washington, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Miami, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Philadelphia at Arizona, 4:05 p.m. Atlanta at San Diego, 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Oakland, 4:25 p.m. Houston at Denver, 4:25 p.m. New England at Baltimore, 8:20 p.m. Mondays Game Green Bay at Seattle, 8:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Sporting KC1676543725 Chicago1585504033 New York1487494942 D.C.14105474639 Houston12710464134 Columbus13106453535 Montreal12153394449 New England7157283640 Philadelphia7146272632 Toronto FC5177223251WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA x-San Jose1766576035 Seattle1369484429 Los Angeles14114465040 Real Salt Lake14114463833 Vancouver10127372938 FC Dallas9129363538 Colorado9182293643 Portland7148293049 Chivas USA7147282144 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. xclinched playoff berth ___ Thursdays Games D.C. United 1, Philadelphia 0 Saturdays Games Sporting Kansas City at Montreal, late New York at New England, late Portland at Real Salt Lake, late Columbus at Chicago, late Toronto FC at Los Angeles, late San Jose at Seattle FC, late Sundays Games Houston at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Chivas USA at D.C. United, 7 p.m. Colorado at Vancouver, 7:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB x-Connecticut249.727 x-Indiana2112.6363 x-Atlanta1914.5765 New York1419.42410 Chicago1320.39411 Washington528.15219WESTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB z-Minnesota276.818 x-Los Angeles2410.7063.5 x-San Antonio2013.6067 x-Seattle1518.45512 Tulsa923.28117.5 Phoenix726.21220 x-clinched playoff spot z-clinched conference ___ Thursdays Games Atlanta 75, Chicago 66 Tulsa 78, New York 66 Los Angeles 92, Minnesota 76 Fridays Games Indiana 66, Washington 53 Minnesota 89, Phoenix 66 Seattle 84, San Antonio 75 Saturdays Games Tulsa at New York, late Washington at Chicago, late Sundays Games Seattle at Phoenix, 3 p.m. Minnesota at San Antonio, 3 p.m. Atlanta at Connecticut, 5 p.m. Tulsa at Indiana, 5 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BALTIMORE ORIOLESReinstated DH Jim Thome and LHP Troy Patton from the 15-day DL. BOSTON RED SOXRecalled RHP Pedro Beato, RHP Zach Stewart and 3B Danny Valencia from Pawtucket (IL TORONTO BLUE JAYSTraded C Yorvit Torrealba to Milwaukee for a player to be named later or cash considerations. National League CINCINNATI REDSAnnounced the extension of their player development contract with Dayton (MWL the 2016 baseball season. ST. LOUIS CARDINALSActivated RHP Chris Carpenter from the 60-day DL. Sent LHP John Gaub outright to Memphis (PCL SAN DIEGO PADRESReinstated RHP Huston Street from the 15-day DL.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association PHILADELPHIA 76ERSNamed Tony DiLeo general manager. TORONTO RAPTORSSigned G Jerel McNeal and F Chris Wright.FOOTBALLNational Football League NFLFined New York Giants S Kenny Phillips $30,000 for unnecessary roughness, Giants RB Andre Brown $15,750 for a horse-collar tackle, and Giants OL David Baas and OL Kevin Boothe $7,875 apiece for unnecessary roughness during a Sept. 16 game against Tampa Bay. Fined Pittsburgh LB Lawrence Timmons $21,000 for helmet-to-helmet contact with New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez, New England LB Jerod Mayo $21,000 for hitting defenseless Arizona WR Early Doucet in the head and neck and Buffalo S DaNorris Searcy $21,000 for hitting defenseless Kansas City TE Kevin Boss in the head and neck. KANSAS CITY CHIEFSMoved OL Lucas Patterson to the practice squad injured list. Signed WR Junior Hemingway to the practice squad. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERSPlaced WR Sammie Stroughter on injured reserve. Signed WR Chris Owusu off the San Diego practice squad. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Avon Park,6/7:30 p.m.; Swimming vs.Lakeland Christian, 5:30 p.m.; Cross Country at LaBelle,4:30 p.m. THURSDAY: JV Football vs.Hardee,7 p.m.; Volleyball vs.DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Golf at Okeechobee,4 p.m. Sebring TUESDAY: Volleyball at Kathleen,6/7:30 p.m.; Bowling at Martin County,3:30 p.m.; Girls Golf at George Jenkins,4 p.m. THURSDAY: JV Football vs.Frostproof,7 p.m.; Volleyball vs.Winter Haven,6/7:30 p.m.; Bowling at Southfork,3:30 p.m.; Boys Golf vs.Auburndale,Okeechobee,4 p.m. SFSC TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Pasco-Hernando,7 p.m. T HURSDAY: Volleyball at Hillsborough,7 p.m. FRIDAY,Sept.28: Volleyball hosts Tournament,vs.Gulf Coast,1 p.m.; vs.Lake Sumter, 5 p.m. SATURDAY,Sept.29: Volleyball hosts Tournament,vs.Broward,9 a.m.; vs.Clearwater Christian,3 p.m. Avon Park TUESDAY: Volleyball at Lake Placid,6/7:30 p.m. T HURSDAY: JV Football vs.DeSoto,7 p.m.; Volleyball at Frostproof,6/7:30 p.m. 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 S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . 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C M Y K After an offsides pushed it a tad closer, Peart powered it in the rest of the way. With 9:12 to go in the half, Hunter Livingstons extra point had cut the lead in half to 14-7. Three straight incompletions soon ended the Braves next drive and got the ball back near the 50. A.J. Gayle rumbled for 11 yards on two carries and Peart added a five-yard gain. But then a little bit of razz le, a standard reverse to Arthur Williams, got a dose of dazzle when Williams turned it into a double reverse on his own. Sweeping around the left end, a slew of Gibson tacklers awaited. Heading back against the grain, back from where he came, Williams dashed, dodged, broke tackles, carried tacklers and somehow covered the 33 yards to the e nd zone, in what wound up being likely a 70-yard run, to make it a 14-13 game with 6:45 left in the half. The ensuing Brave drive was dealt a blow when Ezell Gammage sacked Congdon for an eight-yard loss, and t he teams soon traded possessions. Then, with Lake Gibson driving, Breon Jones picked Congdon off at the one. While not able to get much b reathing room, pushing it out to the three, it looked like a momentum shift might take place when the Sebring punters planted leg was taken out by a diving Brave. But in a first half, and game for that matter, where yellow flags were a common s ight, none we thrown and Lake Gibson took over at the 38. That was quickly moved to the 33 when Sebring was called for 12 men on the field, and it was a matter of two passes that put the B raves in the end zone again, with 27 seconds left, for a 2013 halftime lead. L ake Gibson would score again midway through the fourth on a 36-yard Thomas Boles run, and added another early in the fourth when Boles sprinted in from 44 y ards. Less than a minute after that, Brown had covered 63 yards on two carries to push the lead to 41-13 with 9:31 left to play. The Streaks would pull out another score, with Gayle tossing a halfback pass to K evin Alvarado for a 28-yard score. But with just 2:50 left in the game, it merely provided for the final margin. The better team won tonight, Scott said. But g ive us some more of our guys back and we have a whole different game. We only had two seniors in uniform on offense and three on defense, but we cant feel sorry for ourselves, he continued. I was proud of how we battled t hem in the first half, we hung right with them. But they wore us down in the seco nd half and the wheels fell off. But these kids are resilient. They kept fighting and well keep getting better Though it will be another t ough test as the team welcomes American Heritage Plantation to town Friday. The 2-1 Patriots are coming off their bye week after trouncing Lake Highland Prep 48-10. The lone loss of the season came by just three points at the hands of Jacksonville Bolles. If we dont come to pla y, they could hang 80 on us Scott said. Special to the News-Sun Southwest Florida Water Management District land managers plan to hold a series of hog hunts on District land this fall and winter to help reduce the wild hog population. Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, prospective hunters can purchase permits for these hunts on the Districts website at HogHunts.WaterMatters.org/ Permits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, or until they are sold out. The cost is $75 for each permit. All hunts will adhere to the hog-dog format. No still hunts will be available. Wild hogs, which are not native to Florida, feed on roots, tubors and grubs by rooting with their broad snouts and can leave an area looking like a plowed field. They also prey on native wildlife, compete with native species for food and transmit diseases to other wildlife, livestock and humans. Additionally, hogs may facilitate the spread of exotic plant species by transporting seeds and/or providing germination sites through rooting. The District allows hogs to be controlled through hunts when damage they cause is at unacceptable levels. Damage from hogs is occurring more frequently and with increasing severity. Heres where and when the hunts will be held: Alston Tract at Upper Hillsborough Preserve Pasco County Oct. 30-Nov. 1 (day hunts Flying Eagle Nature Center Citrus County Nov. 23-25 Dec. 14-16 (day hunts Hampton Tract and Closed-Areas Tracts at Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve Polk County Dec. 4-6 (day hunts CokerPrairie Tract at Edward Chance Reserve Manatee County Oct. 30-Nov. 1 (day hunts Little Manatee River Southfork Tract Manatee County Nov. 6-8 (day hunts Conner Preserve Pasco County Nov. 6-8 (day hunts LowerHillsborough RiverWilderness Preserve Hillsborough County Jan. 22-24 (night hunts Starkey Wilderness Preserve Pasco County Jan. 8-10 (night hunts DeerPrairie Creek Preserve and South Schewe Tract Dec. 11-13 March 19-21 (night hunts Deep Creek Preserve DeSoto County Nov. 27-29 (day hunts Hlpata Tastanaki Preserve Marion County Dec. 4-6 (day hunts The District-managed properties will be temporarily closed to the public during the hog hunts. Only permitted hunters will be allowed access. In addition to obtaining a permit online, maps and hunting rules of the areas where the hunts will take place are available on the Districts website at HogHunts.WaterMatters.org. This is the fifth consecutive year for the hunts. Last years hunts removed 270 hogs from four different tracts of land throughout the District. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, September 23, 2012Page 3B E .O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 5 5 1 1 5 5 heartland workforce 4x10 #00023587 Saturday, Sept. 29 Activity: Trail Maintenance Location: Tiger Creek Preserve. Group will meet at the Mini M ac Convenience Store, 910 N Scenic Hwy, Babson Park Description: Tiger Creek Preserve is located east of US2 7 between Babson Park and Frostproof T he trail traverses the rolling hills of the Lake Wales R idge, including some of the highest hills and oldest land in t he Florida peninsula. Botanical diversity is extens ive along this trail. B ring: Lunch, snacks, water, sun and insect protection. Contact: RSVPDavid Waldrop at 605-3587 for meet-up time and other details. Also, please RSVPto the chapter online Meet-up page at www.meetup.com/HeartlandFTA/calendar Saturday, Sept. 29 A ctivity: Dinner followed by full-moon hike. L ocation: Ruby Tuesdays, Lakeland, for dinner and Lake Hollingsworth to hike. Description: Come for dinner and/or hike. Meet at the Presbyterian Church parking lot on Lake Hollingworth for the hike. RSVPfor dinner by 9/27. C ontact: Eileen Valachovic at 956-2145 or EileenV3@gmail.com for meet-up time and other information. FTA September activities District to hold a series of Hog Hunts News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Shawn Munson takes down this Lake Gibson back for one of several tackles for losses the Sebring defender racked up Friday. Continued from 1B Streaks get no break with Patriots on tap GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE


C M Y K Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The Highlands Youth Football and Cheer Organization (HYFC Auburndale Bulls at Joe Franza Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 15. The Eagles lost the first two games but took the last three with the Junior Varsity and Varsity teams remaining u ndefeated on the season. The first game featured the F lag team, which saw the visitors strike first for an early lead. But the Eagles quickly responded with a score of their own by Fred Hankerson. The offense rallied together earning another touchd own by John Alexander. The defense made their p resence known and stood s trong with key defensive plays by Romeo Castellanos, Julian Cardoso, Jordan Cook, Keldrice Legree and Willie King. But the Bulls strong offensive game led to the second loss of the season for this flag team with a final score of 2815. With the loss, the Eagles Flag team record is 3-2 and d rops them to third place in t he NFC division of the Sunshine PALLakelandL eague. The next game featured the Mighty Mights. The Eagle offense took the field focused and determined after last weeks loss to the Rattlers, with quarterback Graisin Wheelock handing off the ball to Taivion Coston and Alex Pollard. The Eagles defense fought h ard with solid tackling by Xavier Mobley, Ronnie Roberts and Coston. But the Bulls defensive stance, costly turnovers and penalties thwarted all the Eagles efforts to get into the end zone, bringing the Eagles a 48-0 loss to bring their record to 1-4 and placing them in a tie for third place in the division. The Pee Wee team was up next and started off with a 48-yard touchdown by Kasey Hawthorne in the first quarter. But the Bulls quickly responded with a score of their own to send it to halftime tied 6-6. The defense came out in the second half with key tackles by Jordan Rose, Robert Gotkiewicz, Austin Smith and Christian Ramos to shut down the Bulls. The offense then rallied together with another score by Hawthorne, and Kevin Rivera rushed 78 yards to the end zone for the final score of the day to win 18-6 and bring their record to 4-1 and stay tied for second place in the division. N ext up was the undefeated Junior Varsity which was averaging 35 points a game coming in. T aking the field on the defensive side of the ball, the E agles quickly shut down the Bulls. I n the first offensive drive of the game, running back R afael Smith rushed for 45 yards into the end zone for the first score of the day. The offense drove down the field on their next possession as well, with key yards gained by Akem JnPierre, Malcolm Jackson and Smith. Quarterback Norris Fish Taylor handed off the ball to Smith to score another touchdown for the Eagles During the Bulls next offensive drive the Eagles defense recovered a fumble to allow the offense another opportunity to drive down the field. Smith soon took it to the end zone again to make the score 18-0 at the half. The JVdefense dominated the field in the second half with three sacks by JnPierre and key tackling by Smith, Jalen Williams, CJ Berish and Malcolm Jackson. The defense only allowed one first down for the Bulls on the day. Late in the fourth quarter, the Bulls got around the end on the kickoff return to score their only touchdown but the Eagles had remained victorious with Smith stealing the show, scoring all three touchdowns for the Eagles. With the 18-6 win, the JV t eam remains undefeated at 5-0 and in first place in the division. Wrapping up the day was t he undefeated Varsity team, which struggled early and went into halftime trailing 60 Malik Taylor got things g oing in the second half, returning the kickoff to the B ulls 35-yard line. The offense was led by quarterback Donte Carpenter who rushed for 30 yards to score and tie the game. The defensive stance saw key tackles led by Austin Oppold, Chris Ramos, Sammy Smith and Taylor, which led to a key interception by Tremaine Hawthorne. Hawthorne capitalized on the next offensive drive, scoring a touchdown and Tyler Edwards nailed the kick for the 2-point conversion giving the eagles the lead 14-6 going into the fourth quarter. The Bulls responded with another score, but thed efense would hold strong and give the Eagles the third and final win of the day with a final score of 14-13. T his brings their record to 5-0 and keeps them in first place in the division. T he Lady Eagle cheerleaders kept cheering the boys on a nd kept the crowds spirited throughout the day of play. T he concession stand was a happening place and HYF would like to thank the board members and volunteers that work so hard there and on the sidelines. The Highlands Eagles were on the road this week to face the Dundee Hornets Saturday, Sept. 22 Page 4BNews-SunSunday, September 23, 2012w ww.newssun.com GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 9/23/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 5 5 1 1 4 4 Courtesy photo Akem JnPierre leaves his feet to make the tackle in the Highlands Eagles Junior Varsity w in. Eagles take three against Bulls Devil 23. The Cowboys capitalized a few plays later on a 10yard touchdown pass from Derek Bass to Devante Ray. With the two-point conversion, the Cowboys led 80. The rest of the half was a defensive struggle as neither team was able to score. With less than two minutes left in the opening half, Avon Park momentarily scored a touchdown on a late ral-pass play. Ryan Dick threw a lateral to Damon Braswell who then threw the ball to a wide open Steven Roberts for a touchdown. The play was called back, however, when it was ruled that it was two forward passes. Undaunted, Avon Park continued to drive the ball. With the ball on LaBelles 41, Dick completed passes t o Roberts and Darius Williams for 16 and 23 yards. Williams was stopped at the Cowboy two and time ran out before they could r un another play. Turnovers continued to plague the Red Devils in t he second half. They turned the ball over on downs on their first possession and Dick was intercepted on their second possession. LaBelle was unable to capitalize on these turnovers as the Devil defense responded each time, and were forced to punt on their first three possessions of thes econd half. But that third punt was misplayed, fumbled and r ecovered by the Cowboys in Avon Park territory. LaBelle was able to dri ve the ball to get a first and goal inside the five, but again the Red Devil defense stiffened and the Cowboys were forced to kick a field goal, taking an 11-0 lead in the fourth quarter. LaBelle got the ball a few seconds later when Avon Park fumbled the kickoff return. A nd yet again, the defense prevented a Cowboy score after they missed on a 33-yard field goal attempt. Avon Park would then turn the ball over on downsa few minutes later as a bad snap on a punt resulted in a 15-yard loss and LaBelle got the ball on Avon Parks 15-yard line. Once again, LaBelle would have a first and goal inside the five, and for the second time, the Avon Park defense held them to a field goal that put LaBelle up 140 with a little over four minutes to play. But any late-game comeback was thwarted when the Devils committed their final turnover on an interception to seal the final outcome.. We can go down the list, said Brown. Two fumbled punts, two interceptions, two other fumbles. A t critical times you have six turnovers. I dont care w hat kind of club you have i n America, its tough to win when you make those kind of mistakes. Avon Park will be on the road next week as they playa rare Saturday night game against Hialeah Gardens at Milander Stadium. The Gladiators have not won a game this year, have not scored a point and are currently giving up over 50 points a game. Continued from 1B AP turnovers costly in loss four. The Devils, now 4-3 overall and 2-1 in District play, next face off with county and District rival Lake Placid on the road Tuesday. Those Lady Dragons, though, seem to be rounding into shape with one of their better matches of the young season, sweeping Frostproof on the road by 25-15, 25-17 and 25-17 scores to move to 3-0 in District 10-4A. I was really proud of how everyone played, head coach Linette Wells said. For a change, we didnt play down to our opponent and I was especially glad that for the first time this year, everyone got a chance to play The win was a nice bounce back from Tuesdays bitter loss at Sebring and would seem to have them set to welcome Avon Park on Tuesday. The Lady Blue Streaks, meanwhile, continued their five-match winning streak with a four-set win over visiting Hardee. Sebring hasnt lost a regular season contest, to date, with itsonly losses having come in tournament play. But now its down to the nitty gritty for the Streaks as they head into their District 9-6Aschedule with a Tuesday match at Kathleen and a home date Thursday with Winter Haven. Now we start the season, head coach Venessa Sinness said. Continued from 1B VB slates in District mode NEWS-SUN 385-6155


C M Y K When the last national census was taken in 2010,48p ercent of the population was classified as poor or low-income (earning less than 200 percent of the poverty level). A nyone whos ever tried to live on a low income knows how difficult it can bet o make ends meet when cost increases for essentials like healthcare,housing,f ood and energy outpace their earnings. This can be e specially challenging for seniors living on a fixed income. T he good news is there are literally thousands of federa l,state and private assistance programs designed to help seniors and others cover their basic needs. Your challenge might be finding onesf or which youre eligible. Here are a few suggestions: T he nonprofit National Council on Aging offers BenefitsCheckUp (www.ben-e fitscheckup.org),a free, confidential web-based servi ce that helps seniors and their caregivers find financial assistance for healthc are,housing,food,utilities, in-home services and much more. After answering several questions,youre issued ap ersonalized report describing programs and services for which you may be eligible,including links to their websites and applications. S everal government-sponsored programs help people w ith limited income and resources pay for medicalc overage,including Medicaid and Medicare. For a good round-up of these programs,go to www.medicare.gov and clicko n Get Financial Help. Most pharmaceutical companies offer patient assistance programs (PAPs) that provide uninsured and low-i ncome people access to prescription drugs they couldnt otherwise afford. Ask your doctor,pharmacist or health clinic for details. Other good resources include: Medicares alphabetical list of drugs available through PAPs (www.medicare.gov/pap/inde x.asp); Partnership for Prescription Assistance (www.pparx.org); RxAssist (www.rxassist.org); and NeedyMeds (www.needymeds.com). In addition,as a result of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare Part D participants who reach the so-called doughnut hole coverage gap now receive a 50 percent discount on brand-name prescription drugs and a 14 percent discount on generics. (These discounts will gradually increase until 2020 when the doughnut hole will disappear altogether.) The IRS tax code includes several benefits that target seniors (and often,other lower-income taxpayers), including: A higher standard deduction amount for most people who dont itemize deductions if they and/or their spouse are over 65 or blind. An additional tax credit for lower-income people who are over 65 or disabled and file a 1040 or 1040A tax form. (For full details and eligibility,see IRS Publication 524 at www.irs.gov.) Free tax return preparation assistance and counseling from IRS-trained volunteers is available to people over age 60,as well as lowto-moderate income folks a nd military families. IRS Publication 554 provides comprehensive helpf or seniors to prepare their tax returns. M any government-sponsored benefits,grants and financial aid programs exist to help seniors,low-income families and others pay theirb ills,including: LIHEAP (Low-Income H ome Energy Assistance Program) provides grants to help pay utility bills. To seei f you qualify,go to www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/o c s/liheap. SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance P rogram) helps millions of lower-income Americans buy nutritious food each month. Visit www.fns.usda.gov/snap for qualification require-m ents. Rental assistance for low-income families is available from several U.S. Department of Housing andU rban Development programs as well as other state a nd local agencies (see www.hud.gov/renting/index.c fm for details). Go to www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/ Benefits.shtml for a comprehensive overview of addi-t ional aid programs. And of course,dont forget to ask about senior discounts whenever you shop, travel or buy insurance 10p ercent here and there can really add up. Jason Alderman directs Visas f inancial education programs. T o Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter.com/PracticalMoney www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, September 23, 2012Page 5B church page; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 8 8 CROSSWORDSOLUTION BUSINESS When seniors need financial assistance Personal Finance Jason Alderman A ssociated PressH ONG KONG In a now familiar global ritual,Apple fans jammed s hops from Sydney to Paris to pick up the tech juggernauts latest iPhone. Eager buyers formed long lines Friday at Apple Inc. stores in Asia, Europe and North America to be thef irst to get their hands on the latest version of the smartphone. In London,some shoppers had camped out for a week in a queue that snaked around the block. In Hong Kong,the first customers were greeted by staff cheering,clapping,chanti-n g iPhone 5! iPhone 5!and highfiving them as they were escorted o ne-by-one through the front door. The smartphone will be on sale in the U.S. and Canada hours after its launch in Australia,Japan,Hong Kong,Singapore,Britain,France andG ermany. It will launch in 22 more countries a week later. The iPhone 5 is thinner,lighter,has a taller screen, faster processor,updated software and can work on faster fourth genera-t ionmobile networks. The handset has become a hot seller despite initial lukewarm reviews and new map software that is glitch prone. Apple received 2 million orders in the first 24 hours of announcing its release date,more than twice the number for the iPhone 4S in the same p eriod when that phone launched a year ago. I n a sign of the intense demand, police in Osaka,Japan,were investigating the theft of nearly 200 iPhones 5s,including 116 from one shop alone,Kyodo News reported. InL ondon,police sought help finding a man wanted in connection with the theft of 252 iPhone 5s from a shop in Wimbledon early Friday morning. Analysts have estimated Apple will ship as many as 10 million of the new iPhones by the end of September. S ome fans went to extremes to be among the first buyers by arriving at A pples flagship stores day ahead of the release. In downtown Sydney,Todd Foot, 24,showed up three days early to nab the coveted first spot. He spent about1 8 hours a day in a folding chair, catching a few hourssleep each night in a tent on the sidewalk. Foots dedication was largely a marketing stunt,however. He writesp roduct reviews for a technology website that will give away the phone after Foot reviews it. I just want to get the phone so I can feel it,compare it and put it on our website,he said while slumped in his chair. M CT T he new iPhone 5 drew buyers willing to stand in long lines around the world o n Friday. iPhone 5 launch draws Apple fans worldwide Special to the News-SunAVON PARK If you are a s mall,domestically owned business interested in exploring potential international markets or are a firstt ime exporter with limited international market experience,then the three-part Florida Export webinars eries at South Florida State College is for you. M odules run Oct. 4,11 and 18 from 1-4 p.m. On Oct. 4,the topic will be introduction into internation-a l trade. Topics include:export readiness,market selection and r esearch,payment methods and financing. Oct. 11 will be dealing with your export market,a short course in international business culture. Topics include:understandingc ultural differences,customary etiquette,protocol,communication a cross cultures,gift giving and dealing with interpreters. The Oct. 18 subject will be export documenta-t ion and compliance. Topics include: harmonized codes,free trade agreem ents,licensing and compliance with US government agencies, export documentation and I NCOTERMS. Includes 3 modules, 3 textbooks and valuable handouts. Speakers will be Maria Yepes and Eileen Rodriguez. The cost is $95 and includes the three modules,t hree textbooks and valuable handouts. Register by calling South Florida State College,863-784-7378. When registering refer to CRN 11495.Q uestions? Contact David Noel at 863-784-7378 or d avidnoel@usf.edu Series on small business exporting planned NEW YORK (APrden Restaurants Inc. said Friday that its first-quarter profit rose by 4 percenta s it prepared to revamp the menus and marketing for its struggling Olive Garden and Red Lobster chains. The results beat Wall Street e xpectations and the company declared a quarterly dividend. At Olive Garden,the compans biggest chain,Darden has been trying to boost traffic by focusing on value and adding lighter options to its menu. 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C M Y K By FRAZIER MOORE A P Television WriterS ANTA CLARITA,Calif. Striding through his Las Vegas casino,tough guy Vincent Savino has a beef. ou went behind my back t o Chicago,he growls to the woman beside him. I thought we had an understanding:You run the count room,I run the casino. J ust another day in 1960 at the Savoy,home base for CBSnew drama egas. With its Sputnik chandeliers,swooping circular stairway,pleated-fabric walls ands hapely cigarette girls,The Savoy is a masterpiece of G oogie architecture and Kennedy-era glamour. And theres more.I f you were to step out its doors,you would seamlessly e ncounter the Vegas strip, complete with the Golden Nugget,the Tumbleweed Club and,for not-so-heavy hitters,a storefront boasting All Day! Bingo. Parked along the curb,of c ourse,are vintage cars from a half-century ago. All in all,its an impress ive time trip for a visitor to Santa Clarita Studios where, i n August 2012,production is cranking up on Vegas. Inside Stage 1,the scene is a bout to be shot again with Michael Chiklis,who plays Savino,as he presides over t his casino-full of 1960s-costumed gamers and staff. Its t he very first day filming on the 14,000-square-foot Savoy set,which,along with the replica of Fremont Street outside,existed only as blue-p rints,empty studio space and a slab of parking lot just a few weeks ago. (The pilot for Vegas, which airs Tuesday at 10 p.m. EDT,was shot last spring on locations in New Mexico,so this permanent n ew home wont be seen until the second episode.) T he Strip ends abruptly at a bluff as a hot wind rushes past. But the huge green scrim will allow for CGI effects to extend FremontS treetinto an illusory distance. The job called for more than being pretty. Everything on the street had to be specially engineered,says the shos production designer,Carey M eyer,standing in the neonglowing Savoy entrance. Each pole of those facades goes into the ground 15 feet, because the wind load up here is just tremendous. And theres also the risk of earth-q uakes. Inspired by a true story, egasstars Chiklis as the Chicago mobster sent to run the recently opened Savoy and who will butt heads with Las Vegas Sheriff Ralph L amb,a fourth-generation rancher whos intent on k eeping growth and corruption from spoiling his town. The real-life Lamb is por-t rayed,two-fisted and laconic,by Dennis Quaid. Its going to be an interesting dance between us, says Chiklis. You know thee nd of the story:Vegas grew and Vegas was successful. But how did it get that way, e specially when Lamb and my character are so culturall y different and diametrically opposed in so many ways? Chiklis has brought his own camera to the set on this first day in residence. Hes hares with a reporter some of the photos hes been snapping between scenes. They look like they could have been shot back in the day,right?he says. Clearly,Chiklis is pleased with his surroundings. Thatsf ortunate. If Vegasclicks with viewers,this could be his hangout for many seasons to come. But he isnt the only Vegasmember whos happy with its back-in-time environment. s a hoot,says executive producer GregWalker, walking out there and seeing the extras in their outfits, and those cars and the facades. Im pinching myself. I hadnt anticipated this kind of rush! W alkers office in the Stage 1 building overlooks a f reeway down below and, beyond it,Santa Clarita,a city of 175,000 some 30m iles north of L.A. What first appealed to me a bout the show was its idea of Vegas I hadnt seen anybody cover before,says Walker. Weve seen Vegas before then in Bugsyand The Godfather,and post1960s in Casino.But what i t finally came down to was the allure of Ralph Lamb as a character trying to preserve w hat he loved about the city, against the tidal wave of g angsters from Chicago and the East Coast. s cowboy hats vs. the f edoras,sums up Nicholas Pileggi,a fellow executive producer. Pileggi is the much-acclaimed crime reporter who wrote the booksf rom which he adapted the screenplays for Goodfellas and Casino.Hes an expert on Vegas and its dark but dazzling history. T hat history is fueling the new series,which,according to Walker,calls for mixing procedural television with a saga of rich characters in aD ickensian sprawl and doing all that in 42 minutes each episode. Walker,whose credits include Without a Trace and Smallville,says craft-i ng such a hybrid is the biggest challenge facing Vegas and not,as you might think,the difficulty and expense of its periodd etail. The period was never d aunting for me,he says, nor was it the reason to do the show. Our mantra is,s not about the tail fin of the Cadillac. T hen,sympathetically invoking The Playboy Clu a nd Pan Am two circa1960s TV dramas that flopped last season W alker adds,re not selling a period. Wre not selli ng a club or an airline. Wre selling characters and the world we believe in:1 960 Las Vegas. Its a world alive and well these days in Santa Clarita. Page 6BNews-SunSunday, September 23, 2012www.newssun.com S FCC-COMMUNITY RELATIONS; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, SFSC open house; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 CENTRAL SECURITY; 3.639"; 2"; Black plus three; process, #4; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 5 5 0 0 1 1 TELEVISION Sin City of 1960 is reborn for CBS drama Vegas K irk McKoy/Los Angeles Times/MCT Dennis Quaid, second from left, and Jason O'Mara, left, star in the new CBS TV show "Vegas," which is re-creating the Vegas strip of the 1960s in a studio in Santa Clarita Studios. You know the end of the story: Vegas g rew and Vegas was successful. But h ow did it get that way, especially when Lamb and my character are so culturally different and diametrically opposed in so many ways?MICHAELCHIKLIS s tar of egas


C M Y K T wo of the biggest myths in the arta nd antiques world are 1. thinking thaty our possessions are not worth anything and 2. thinking that your homeownersc overage automatically covers art,jewelry,and antiques. Valuable possessions,like a rt,jewelry and antiques or collectibles require special insurance coverage. I n my work appraising objects,many clients are not f ully covered for the value of their art or antiques. In my experience,a good set ofa ntique china,a collection of comic books,or grandmas s ilverware are easily worth more than $1,000. And,if you dont have the correct coverage,you are out of luck. There are two ways to get c overage for art,antiques, jewelry,and other specific v aluables and the cost for that insurance is not expensive as some uninformedf olks are led to believe. One way to get more cove rage is to buy something called an endorsement that will upgrade your existing p olicy.An endorsement to a homeowners policy might give you something like $5,000 or $10,000 of protection for jewelry and somec overage for antiques,too. It all depends. If you have questions,ask your insurance agent. For valuable art,antiques, a nd collectibles,you need to schedule these valuables and p urchase a rider,often called a n all risks rider. An all risks rider is what it sounds like. It covers all risks. Sucha rider to your existing policy covers everything that mighth appen and considers all conditions for a loss. The good news is that there are no deductibles on scheduled items. If the item,l ike a work of art or a diamond ring,is stolen,lost,or destroyed,you dot pay a deductible to get paid from the insurance company for ac laim. You get a full payout of the amount it was appraisedf or. The cost for such insurance is nominal and it is determined by the value oft he piece reflected on an appraisal. Y ou dont need some special insurance company to cover art,antiques,or col-l ectibles either. Typically, your own homeowners insura nce company can supply you with an all risks rider. Its easy. To protect your valuables with an all risks rider,youw ill need a written appraisal from an expert not just a ny appraiser but one that meets the standards set forth b y the insurance companies who is qualified to produce such a document for your insurance company. The appraiser provides the w ritten document which gives the insurance company information necessary for the piece or pieces to be covered such as identification,condi-t ion,age,and an evaluation of the market and replacement value for such a piece. Insurance appraisals that I prepare for clients alsoi nclude digital images of the art or antiques and any distinguishing marks and areaso f damage or wear. I advise clients to reconsider and reappraise valu-a bles (art,antiques,jewelry, furs,etc.) every three years a nd/or when you have a significant change in your life. Ph.D. antiques appraiser, a uthor, and award-winning TV personality, Dr. Lori presents antique appraisal events n ationwide. Dr. Lori is the expert appraiser on the hit TV show, Auction Kings on Discovery channel. Learn m ore at www.DrLoriV.com, w ww.Facebook.com/DoctorLori o r call (888 www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, September 23, 2012Page 7B L AKE COUNTRY JEWELERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black plus three; process, main A; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 9 9 3 3 6 6 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used cars; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 5 5 1 1 8 8 Courtesy photo If you see a multi-colored van with trees and 3-foot-high parrots on it, you are looking at James Wars van. Ward is one of Highlands county most skilled artist and sculptors. He is a multi-media artist and paints on just about anything, including, wood, ceramic, rock palm fronds, and, yes, canvas, too. Ward doesnt limit himself to just paint; he is equally skillful with ink, chalk, pencil sometimes combing these different media in the s ame painting. The 66-year-old ex-marine is a self-taught artist who often works on several projects at once. Wards work will be featured at Brewsters Coffee House in October. ARTS& LEISURE W ard to be featured at Brewsters Tips about insuring your antiques Art & Antiques D r. Lori


C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunSunday, September 23, 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 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park.Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30.Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., and evening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+ 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.Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.;Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.;Youth 445, 4:45 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 6 p.m.;Youth Activities, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.;Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services:Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.Sunday broadcast on Cable TV Channel 6.Call 453-6681 for details.In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, S ebring (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 Service 10:30 a.m.Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..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.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 at6 p.m.on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev.J.S.Scaggs, pastor.Church phone:382-3552.Home phone:214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church,(SBC 4400 Sparta Road.Rev.Mark McDowell, Pastor.Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-0869. 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 Mass5 p.m.(Holy Family Youth Center).DAILY MASS SCHEDULE:Monday through Friday:8 a.m.and noon;Saturday:9 a.m. St.James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J.Cannon.Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct.31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.;Sunday 8 a.m.and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m.December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.;Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.;Weekdays 9 a.m.;and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Cornerstone Christian Church 1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825 (Saxon Hall in Reflection Community).Bill Raymond, Preaching Minister.Jon Carter, Music Minister.Our goal:To Love Christ Love People.Sunday, 9 a.m.Sunday School;10 a.m.Worship;Communion is available each week.Thursday, 7 p.m. Home Fellowship Group.For more information call 453-8929 or 449-0203. 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.foll owed 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 at 4 p.m.each second and fourth Wednesday.A free public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services.The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers.All are welcome to com e and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S.Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister:Don Smith.Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone:453-4692. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.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 Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark.Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity.Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m.Nursery provided.Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade.Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m.(Transportation available.) 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 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP BOOKS Publishers WeeklyHARDCOVER FICTION 1. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, September 23, 2012Page 9B EPISCOPAL St.Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday Services:Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m.Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m.The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends.Wednesday:Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m.Visitors are always welcome.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 church@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 past the four-way stop sign. S unday 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 (863 see christlutheranavonpark.org Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring.Reverend Robert Reinhardt, Pastor.Church phone: 3 85-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232.Sunday Traditional Worship Service, 8 a.m. ;Sunday Praise Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month.Sunday school and Bible classes, 9:15 a.m.Worship service is broadcast at 8 a.m.on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies.Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782 open from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC 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 N ON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Sunday:American Sign Language:First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services.First Worship service, 9 a.m.;Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m.Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours.BFC Youth, 6 p.m.;Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday:Children, ages 4 yrs through 5th grade, 6 p.m.;Youth, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor;Andy McQuaid, associate pastor.Web site www.bfcsebring.com.Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872;386-4900.An independent community church.Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.;Bible study, 11:15 a.m.;Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.Pastor Lester Osbeck.A small friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway.Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue.Sunday service is at 10 a.m.;Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.A nursery and childrens church are provided.The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry.Linda M.Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L.Downing, associate minister, caseydown ing@hotmail.com.Church phone: 314-0482. Web site:www. ctm forme.com Crossroads of Life, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852;Tel.863-655-9163.The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace.Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you.With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity.What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received.The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul.Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life.We teach, train and send forth to win souls.You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter.We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m.every Wednesday.Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). 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. Youth Group (middle school and high school age), 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.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, 117 N.Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742.The Rev.Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev.Drew Severance, associate pastor.Sunday Traditional Worship 9 a.m., Contemporary Worship 11 a.m., Sunday School 10:10-10:50 a.m.Wednesday evenings:Adult Bible Study 7 p.m. (Nursery available), Youth Group (middle and high school.m., RockSolid (kindergarten through fifth grade) 7 p.m.Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. 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 s econd 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: a vonparksda@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 Nathan Madrid. 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 Jarrett, Pastor.Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m.Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodis t Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852.The Rev.Fred Ball.pastor. Claude H.L.Burnett, pastoral assistant.Sunday schedule:Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.;New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m.Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning.Middle School Youth, 4 p.m.;High School Youth, 5:30 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship.Church office, 465-2422 or www.memorialumc.com .Lakeview Christian School, VPK to grade 5; 465-0313. St.John United Methodis t 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 service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we.Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive.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 By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER A ssociated PressB LOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP,Mich. For a man who built his career on word economy,the title is pretty darned long The NationalB ook Foundations Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Still,Elmore Leonard says hes thrilled to receive one oft he literary worlds highest honors. The 86-year-old crime novelist will be presented with the medal in New York on Nov. 14,the same eveningt his years National Book Awards are announced. I was very surprised. I didnt ever count on winning this kind of an award,L eonard,with one of his trademark Virginia Slims b etween his fingers,said in an interview at his home in suburban Detroit. Ive won a lot of awards,but not like this one. Hell be introduced by British novelist Martin Amisa nd deliver remarks that organizers have requested he limit to six minutes. Asked if hed abide by that request,Leonard took a dragf rom his cigarette and said: Oh yeah. In taking home the National Book Foundations lifetime achievement award,L eonard joins a list of past recipient that includes Ray Bradbury,Norman Mailer, Arthur Miller,Toni Morrison, Philip Roth,John Updike, Gore Vidal and Tom Wolfe. These names,these are all finished writers,Leonard s aid. They know what there doing. And so does Leonard,says A mis,who remembers first reading him and being i mpressed by his faultless ear.He loves Get Shorty and Be Coolamong others and says Leonards books have incredible dialogue and incredible structure. You read page after page and theres no sense of false q uantities,in the sense of repetition,Amis said,noting that Leonard transcendsb eing labeled a crime writer, citing an old axiom:Literary w riters covet sales and successful writers covet respect. This award,Amis says, will help ensure Leonard has both. Or as Leonard puts it,in h is succinct style:I think Im a good writer. I dont see a ny objection to my being on this list. The National Book F oundation isnt the only organization honoring L eonard. The Library of America,which releases hardcover volumes of the countrys greatest authors, from Herman Melville to Saul Bellow,has added Leonard to the pantheon.F our of his novels will be published in a bound edition in 2014,and additional volumes are planned. Leonard,one of the few w riters the library has honored while still living,has been recognized many times over by the general public. Nearly half of Leonards 4 5 novels have appeared on The New York Timesbestseller list,and hes hoping to add to that total with his 46th effort working title:Blue Dreams a tale thati nvolves both a rogue Immigration and Customs E nforcement agent and bull riding. Hes written several dozen pages so far. D espite his advancing age and some recent personal u pheaval hs divorcing his wife of nearly 20 years Leonard is pressing ahead and expects to have Blue Dreamsfinished certainly by the end of the year. Sitting in his home office a t a desk covered with papers,photographs and research materials,Leonard thumbed through the neatly stacked pages of BlueD reams,yanked one out of the pile and began reading. What came out of his mouth was unmistakable, vintage Leonard a crisplyw ritten narrative with lines of deadpan dialogue uttered by morally ambiguous characters. That verbal back-and-forth spoken by fictional peoplew ho sound real is what has made Leonards writing so d istinctive. People always say, Where do you get (yourc haracters) words?,and I say,t you remember p eople talking or think up people talking in your head? Thats all it is. I dont know why that seems such a wonder to people,he said. BOOKS Author Elmore Leonard wins prestigious book award MCT Elmore Leonard will be honored by the National Book Foundation in November.


C M Y K Page 10BNews-SunSunday, September 23, 2012www.newssun.com CENTENNIAL COMMITEE/K. HALEY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 09/19, 09/21, 09/23; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 3 3 8 8 1 1 As summer begins to fade and winter iso n the horizon, autumn, with its coolb reezes and bright colors, bridges the two sea-s ons. Night will fall earlier,the weather will turn a bit coolera nd the leaves will begin to change and fall from the trees. In many areas,cropsa re ripe for the picking and pumpkins and apples will b egin to appear in the grocery stores. Florida experiences the fall season in manyw ays,although perhaps not as grand as the cooler clim ates,autumn brings its own gentle beauty. During the summer months the lush green trees were working very hard toc onvert water and carbon dioxide into sugar. Even t rees need a rest and when fall arrives,they begin to take a break from the photo-s ynthesis process. When this happens,leaves change from g reen to yellow,orange and red. Leaf color comes from p igments,which are natural substances produced within the leafs cells. There are three different types of these pigments in leaves:chloro-p hyll,carotenoid and anthocyanin. The chlorophyll is the most important of these pigments. Without it,the trees wouldnt be able to uset he sun to produce food. Chlorophyll is the green pigment. Carotenoids create the v ibrant oranges and yellows, which not only color leaves, but many fruits and vegetables. Anthocyanins produce the red color seen in leavesa nd many fruits such as apples,cherries and strawb erries. Not all trees produce leaves that have all threep igments. Chlorophyll and carotenoid remain in the leaf c ells all the time during the growing season. Chlorophyll covers up the c arotenoid,which is why they dont turn yellow or orange in the summer. Anthocyanin is not contained in all trees and it is only pro-d uced in the fall season. As the earth rotates around the sun,the days begin to shorten and there is less sunlight to warm theg round. Trees respond to receiving less sunlight by producing less chlorophyll. S ince the green colored pigment is no longer being made in full force,the carotenoid gets a chance to show off its yellow,orangea nd brown colors. The red pigment or anthoc yanins are actually produced as a form of protection for the leaf. This pig-m ent is produced when lots of warm,sunny autumn days a re followed by cool nights. The warmer weather allows the leaves to make sugar,but t he coolness of the evenings keeps the sugar sap from flowing through the leaf veins. Anthocyanins allow the plant to recover nutrientsi n the leaves and give them their radiant,vibrant reds and purples. Rainfall during the year has much to do with leafc olor.Warm,wet weather in the fall may lower the brightness of the leaf color. F rost will kill leaves,ensuring that they drop early. The brightest fall colors result from a warm,wet spring,a not too hot or dry summera nd fall weather with lots of sunny days and cooler n ights. Falling leaves are simply a form of survival for the t ree. Roots and branches can usually handle the freezing t emperatures,but leaves cannot. If the plant tissue,in this case the leaves,cannot l ive through the cold temperatures it must be shed in order for the tree to survive. With less sunlight,the veins in the leaves that carryt he life blood or sap in and out of the leaf begin to close up. When this happens,a layer of cells called the sep-a ration layer,forms on the stem. Once the process is complete,the leaf will separate from the branch and fall. Evergreen trees have need les that are coated with a waxy substance that protects them from cold weather. They dont lose their leaves since they never go throught he separation layer process. Fall is an important season not only for its beauty; fallen leaves are decomposed by bacteria,fungi,m icro-organisms and worms. Organic waste enriches the soil allowing plants to growi n the future spring season. Fall fun factsTemperature,light and water supply have an influ-e nce on the degree and the duration of fall color. Since 1997,Autumn has been one of the top 100 names for girls in the United States. Eastern Canada and New E ngland are famous for their autumnal foliage bringing b illions of U.S. dollars to those regions each year. Different species of trees e xhibit different colors in the fall: O aks:red,brown or russet Dogwood:Purple-red Birch:bright yellowH ickories:golden bronze Poplar:golden yellow Maple trees have ranges o f colors Sugar maple: orange-red,Black Maple: g lowing yellow and Red Maple:bright scarlet. C orine Burgess is and E nvironmental Specialist for the Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. Enjoy the changes that autumn brings OUTDOORS N ews From The W atershed Corine Burgess Courtesy photo E ven trees need a rest and when fall arrives, they begin to take a break from the photosynthesis process. When this happens, leaves change from green to yellow, orange and red. HARRISBURG,Pa. (AParm Aid is synonymous with star-studdedr ock concerts,like the one expected to draw 30,000 people to southeastern Pennsylvania on Saturday. But the real work of theo rganization happens mostly behind the scenes across rural America. Singer-songwriter Willie Nelson,president and co-f ounder of Farm Aid, believes the groups commitment to protectingf armland puts it on the right side of history. Everything helps or h urts,and I think Farm Aid has helped,Nelson said in a telephone interview Wednesday from Minnesota,where he wass cheduled to perform in Mankato. W ith more than $40 million raised through the musical performances and private contributions since the first Farm Aid concerti n 1985,the organization works to keep family farme rs on their land by awarding modest cash grants to groups that help smallandm edium-size farms across the country. Willie is the o ne who makes all the decisions on where the grants go,said Carolyn M ugar,the organizations executive director. The Farm Aid website also is a resource for farmers,providing information on ar ange of topics:how to get into farming,sources of credit for farmers,farmfresh food as an alternative to food produced by large-s cale,mechanized agrioperations. Farm Aid has lived up to goal


C M Y K Dear Abby:My husband and I have been married 10 years. At every company heh as worked at,there was always a female he got close to sometimes a little too close.We have had counseling. Our counselor has told him his behavior is destructive in a marriage and he should be an open book for as long as it takes to rebuild the trust in our relationship. I recently found that he has changed all the passwords on his email and computer accounts. Needless to say,I am seriously disturbed by his behavior. He hasnt said anything about it,and I think hes waiting for me to ask him why. I think he wants to make the point that his privacis being compromised,but I also suspect there is another new woman hes interested in recruiting. I m tired of these games. I dont know whether its worth the energy to once again pursue the reasons for his behavior,or to finally walk away because I dont think hell ever change. I really need advice. Please help. Running Out of Energy Dear Running: Because you are tired of the games, stop participating in them. Obviously,what your husband has done is a red flag. Tell him you know he has changed his passwords,and it appears to be an attempt on his part to close a chapter of whats supposed to be an open book.If he attacks you for looking,remind him that with his history of serial infidelity you would have to be out of your mind not to. Forgive me for appearing negative,but if after 10 years the two of you haven't been able to fix whats missing in your marriage even with the help of a counselor there is nothing more I can suggest. Dear Abby: A longtime friend of mine,Blanche, was diagnosed with Alzheimers several years ago. She let me know thato nce she reached a certain point in the disease she did not want to be paraded around for others to gawk at. That time came about a year ago,but I still pick her up every Sunday and take her to church. Its the only time she gets to leave the nursing home,and she loves it. The people at church give her hugs and go out of their way to treat her well and she feels it. My question is,am I wrong in going against her earlier wishes? Friend in Arizona Dear Friend: I think you are. Your friend clearly stated when she was in her right mind that she did not want to be an object of pity. By going against her wishes, you have taken away herr ight to be remembered with dignity. And while it was done in a well-meaning way,I dont agree with it. Dear Abby: Im a woman in my 30s and Im facing the serious decision of whether to have children or not. What d like to know is,do people who choose not to have children regret it later in life? I appreciate your response. Curious in Texas Dear Curious: Some probably do,but according to the mail I have received, most of the women I hear from have no regrets. In fact, last year I heard from a number of parents who said they regretted having taken o n the challenge of parenthood. So,while having children can be rewarding,it isc learly not for everyone. W rite Dear Abby at w ww.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Good advice for everyone 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. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, September 23, 2012Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 0 0 DIVERSIONS IN SIDEHE LPB y ALAN ARBESFELD ACROSS 1 Fowl poles 7 Something for a rainy day 14 Bad mark 20 Lenient sort 21 Not quite par 2 2 Snorkeling site 23 Infielder traded by the Yankees to get Alex Rodriguez 25 Journalist Peter26 John Irving's "__ of the Circus" 27 Bit of derring-do 28 Obi-Wan portrayer 30 Ratio words 3 1 Fit to be fried 33 Bygone U.S. fuel stop 3 6 Like 3 8 Fair-hiring inits. 39 "Moon River" comp oser 41 Ran into 42 "How the Camel Got H is Hump" et al. 45 Select 47 Jets' former group 5 0 Cuts short 51 __ of vantage: favora ble position 5 2 Literary lord 53 Court answer 54 Lucy Lawless role 55 Coastal flooding cause 5 7 Where Hope sprang e ternal? 5 9 Soft "Hey, you!" 61 Didn't quite win 63 You can skip the flat ones 64 Stage remark 67 Part of a Maui welc ome 6 9 Barber's challenge 71 Ao starter 72 Back from a trip, say 74 Mideast native 78 One-named super-m odel 80 Japanese food staple 82 "West Side Story" n umber 8 4 Lift near a lodge 8 8 Purim's month 89 Stock mkt. opening? 90 Lean cuisine lover 91 Theater district 93 Address bk. datum 94 Modern address 95 "CBS News Sunday Morning" host 97 Smashed 99 Was of use1 01 Excessively 1 02 Short missions? 103 Area in the North Atlantic 1 06 Fivesome 108 Grenoble girlfriend1 09 Problem's end? 110 It may be used in a pinch 112 Suspicious of 1 14 Iowa and Indiana are in it1 16 Lord Kitchener of Trinidad et al. 121 Available for work 122 Most avant-garde 123 Earthquake prefix 1 24 Walk unsteadily 1 25 Strengthens 126 Ridges in ranges DOWN 1 Cape Town's home: Abbr.2 Dancer enslaved by J abba the Hutt 3 When many trades are made 4 Put up with 5 Least resonant 6 His, to Henri 7 Long time follower? 8 Slaughter on the field 9 Spanish muralist 10 Vous, familiarly 11 One of the Perns1 2 Torah starter 13 Become gradually more desirable to 14 Bias 15 Do road work 1 6 Start to burn 17 Abandons the band 1 8 Slogan 1 9 Dramatist Chekhov 24 Gives more than the o nce-over 29 The way things stand 32 Raises 33 Puzzle3 4 Pretty 35 Band booster 36 Comet competitor 37 Garage job 39 Marshmallowy treat4 0 Plain font choice 4 3 Hidden entrance 44 Ft. Worth campus46 John of "Good Times" 48 A smaller number 49 Nab, in oaters 52 Karate kin 53 Frustrating series of calls 56 N.L. Central team 58 Originate 60 Attaches, in a way, with "on" 62 Shade of green 6 4 Get in one's sights 6 5 Nasty 66 "There there" 68 Hockey great Phil, familiarly 70 Upper-bod muscle 73 Dark genre 75 Bag mate of a cleek a nd a niblick 76 Classic Chevy 77 __ Haute 79 Strand 81 Like a baseball homet eam 8 3 Manhattan suffix 85 Exam many examinees won't look at 86 Over 87 Fishing gear 9 2 Big name in gloves 9 4 Hagen of Broadway 9 5 Falls 96 Leaves in 98 "That makes sense" 100 Spoken 103 Cousin of a clog 1 04 Essential acid 105 More sound 106 Cabal activities 107 1973 #1 hit for the S tones 110 Graf __ 111 NCAA member?: Abbr.1 13 "Him __": beau's u ltimatum 115 Ahead of, in verse 117 Size above med. 118 Pound sound 119 Patience-virtue link 120 Help found inside eight puzzle answers Solution on page 5B Many years ago,we were present when one of our sons foundh imself in a fight with another boy. As we approached,he was on the groundd efending himself as others confirmed what had happened. Attempting to break up the fight,I was taken byt he grit and determination on our sons face to keep t his kid from pounding him. Every muscle bulged with impressive stamina. W hen the teacher broke them apart,she took them b oth to task and had them apologize to each other. Later when we spoke with our son,we reminded him that when he is beingb othered by another kid, dont let it get out of hand. F ind an adult. Then I followed my heart and told him howi mpressed I was by how well he had done in holdi ng off the other boy. He looked at me with amazement on his face. H e was prepared to be lectured. Instead,he heard words that reaffirmed r espect for adult authority, along with bolstering his p ersonal confidence and courage. The Bible says in Proverbs 25:11,NKJV,A word fitly spoken is likea pples of gold in settings of silver. We all have opportunities to use our words and tone of voice in a fitor proper way releasing positive energy. G ods words release positive action. How about when God received the fivel oaves and two fish from a little boy present in the crowd of 5,000 as seen in John 6. I magine with me how timid this child must have felt as the disciples brought him to Jesus with his meager lunch.He prob-a bly already sensed their disbelief that five barley l oaves and two small fish would matter.Maybe he expected Jesus to discounth is tiny offering saying in effect,thanks; but,no t hanks.But Scripture tells us otherwise. Put on your sanctified imagination and see Jesus putting his strong arma round the boy and looking him in the eye tenderly. C ant you hear him saying thank you to this little child for being willing tos hare his lunch?Then maybe with his arm still s ecurely around him he prayed to his Father in heaven to multiply theb os gift and bless the giver. Im sure that little boy w as never the same. He personally experienced the e nergy of Jesuswords speaking blessing and thanksgiving,after which Jesus gave and everyone ate. I pray that our words will flow with life-giving energy that blesses, encourages and nourishes the hearer. Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a N ews-Sun correspodent. Energy of the spoken word Special to the News-SunAries (March 21-April 20) Aries,relaxing for a few days seems like the perfect idea,but restlessness will ultimately thwart these plans. Engage in low-energy activities, instead. Taurus (April 21-May 21) Taurus,you might find it difficult to ask for what you desire,but you just have to buckle down and make a stand. It may not be easy,but your efforts will prove fruitful. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Gemini,you are in your element this week and the good vibes will last for several days. Theres no pressure to get things done,so keep on sailing. Cancer (June 22-July 22) Cancer,it may seem like a good idea to retreat to a fantasy world when the going gets tough,but youll need to have your feet and mind firmly planted in reality this week. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Leo,it is good to be optimistic,but it also helps to develop a plan in case things dont go your way.Ask a friend or family member for help when devising your plan. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) Virgo, concentration comes naturally to you, so dont worry if some extra work at the office is presented at the last minute. Ask a coworker for help,if necessary. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23 You are eager to listen and learn,Libra,but you also want to share your own experiences. This week you will need to find a balance between being a student and a teacher. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Scorpio,think things through before making big decisions. There is some pressure on you,but concentrate and focus on the task at hand. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Make some decisions now before you change your mind again, Sagittarius. Too much information can cloud your judgment,so go with your gut. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Capricorn,you are at a turning point in your life and it could be a good time to make a few important changes. This may involve a new career or making new friends. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) Aquarius,even if you have a lot to get done,you will be able to think on your feet and make changes as needed depending on the situation this week. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Actively explore your impulses in the next few days,Pisces. You may not have the opportunity to do so later on. Famous birthdaysSept. 23 Jason Alexander,actor, 53; Sept. 24 Randy Foye,athlete, 29; Sept. 25 Mark Hamill,actor,61; Sept. 26 Jim Caviezel,actor,44; Sept. 27 Gwyneth Paltrow,actress, 40; Sept. 28 Naomi Watts,actress, 44; Sept. 29 Mackenzie Crook, actor,41. Restlessness will thwart Aries plan for relaxation Change in passwords is red flag to serial cheaters wife P ause And C onsider J an Merop Dear Abby Horoscope The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN


C M Y K LIVING 12B PA GE News-Sun Sunday, September 23, 2012 HIGH STAKESSchwartzs favorite ad is President Lyndon Johnsons 1964 Daisyad,one that featured a little girl counting flower petals before a frighteningly similar countdown for a nuclear blast. The message was that the bomb was safe in the hands of Johnson,but not in those of Republican Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona, his opponent. These are the stakes:to make a world in which all of Gods children can live, or to go into the darkness. We must either love each other,or we must die,Johnson coldly stated. Thats a one-minute commercial that tells you a lot about what people were afraid of in 1964,said Schwartz,who defines a classic political ad as one that is either artistically made or extremely memorable. The best ads are the ones that work on a gut level that really evoke an emotional response. The daisy girl,once you see that,it stays with you,he said. Ads that play on fear tend to be very effective. As with other media,there have been plenty of changes in political advertising in the past 50 years. Some of the earliest presidential ads are more than four minutes long,an eternity in todays advertising age. The visual esthetic has improved tremendously,said Nicholas Valentino,a research professor at the University of Michigans Center for Political Studies.WILLIE HORTONThe infamous Willie Horton adin 1988 has been credited with dooming the presidential aspirations of Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis. The ad,run by an independent group backing then-Vice President George H.W. Bush,blamed Dukakis for a prison furlough program that allowed Horton to flee,kidnap a couple and repeatedly rape a young woman. The first President Bush ran his own ad that touched on themes similar to the original Willie Horton ad,but without specifically mentioning the notorious case.WORSE THAN EVER?Is this political cycle the most negative yet? Most people think so. According to a Knights of Columbus-Marist survey,three-quarters of Americans believe this election year is more intense in its negative campaigning than previous years,with 74 percent saying the problem is getting worse. PHOTOS FROM WWW.MOVINGIMAGE.USThe message of Lyndon Johnsons 1964 Daisyad was that the bomb was safe in his hands,but not in the hands of his opponent Sen.Barry Goldwater. W HY BE NASTY?A negative campaign is used to point out a rivals warts,some real,some out of context,and some imaginary.The strategy,in a nutshell: Venerate your candidate,vilify your foe. Character assassination is the occasional byproduct of open,competitive politics,and is as American as apple pie.A SHORT HISTORYJ EFFERSON VS.SEVERAL:In the 1796 campaign,John Adamssupporters called Thomas Jefferson a wine-andcheese-loving Francophile. If elected, murder,robbery, rape,adultery and incest will be openly taught and pract iced,the opposition said of J efferson. A dams won in 1796. Jefferson won in 1800 and 1804, even though his opponents tried the same attack. In addition,in the 1804 campaign,Jeffersons foes said he fathered children with his slaves.WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON:Democrats derided the Whig party and its 1840 standard bearer,Harrison,as a country peasant who lived in a log cabin and drank hard cider. So what did the Whigs and Harrison do? They held rallies at log cabins,sold Harrison as a regular rustic American and,of course, drank lots of hard cider.A BRAHAM LINCOLN:Cartoons a nd jokes demeaned Lincoln as homely during the 1860 c ampaign. Rumors cast him as a deist and an ignoramus. Lincoln never returned his opponentsattacks.GRANT VS.SEYMOUR:The antiUnion attacks from Republicans against Democrats and their candidate,Horatio Seymour,continued into the 1868 campaign. Republicans also said Seymours family had a history of insanity. (Seymours father committed suicide.) Seymours running mate,Frank Blair, was accused of being a drunk and of seeking another civil war. Democrats retorted by calling Ulysses Grant uncouth,tyrannical and a promoter of black superiority. One campaign song included the lines:I am Captain Grant of the Black Marines/The stupidest man that ever was seen.GOLDWATER VS.JOHNSON:In 1964,Democrats questioned Republican candidate Barry Goldwaters judgment. The U.S. senator from Arizona had proposed allowing U.S. military commanders to use tactical nuclear weapons. Democrats ran a TV ad that showed a girl counting as she removed petals from a daisy. As she neared 10 petals,her voice was replaced with a man counting down to zero. Then,to a deafening roar, the TV screen was filled with a mushroom cloud. The ad concludes: ote for President Johnson on Nov. 3. The stakes are too high for you to stay home. Johnson won in a landslide. The ad ran only once,but was replayed on TV news broadcasts.A NEGATIVE CONCLUSIONDoes going negative work? Several studies say no. According to research from Rutgers and George Washington University:All told,the research literature does not bear out the idea that negative campaigning is an effective means of winning votes,even though it tends to be more memorable and stimulate knowledge about the campaign. Nor is there any reliable evidence that negative campaigning depresses voter turnout. J efferson Political advertising often gets ugly,and this years presidential race is no exception. B ut just as political ads play on our collective hopes and fears,they also offer something of a time capsule on American life. Picture the vacuum-toting housewife in a 1956 ad for President Dwight Eisenhower as she tells viewers that happiness depends on being liked by ones neighbors, an indirect pitch for Ikes respect around the globe. Or the 1972 George McGovern ad that flashes dozens of headlines about President Richard Nixons Watergate-riddled White House,as a voice says,This is about the government.This is about credibility.This is about electronics. This is about bugging.This is about spying.This is about thievery.... These ads and more than 250 others can be viewed at an online exhibit created by the New York-based American Museum of the Moving Image.The Living Room Candidate www. livingroomcandidate.org features TV ads from every presidential campaign since 1952,including some of the most talked about from this year. The great thing about these ads is that they can e voke a lot in 30 seconds about what was going on in the country that year,said David Schwartz,chief curator of the Museum of the Moving Image,www.movingimage.us. And increasingly,these ads arent just on the television. Political campaigns are turning to the internet for video advertising.Particularly in demand this cycle:the 15and 30-second spots before videos on YouTube,Yahoo and others,according to Politico.com. Demand is so high that space is limited.But that problem may be solved by the next presidential election. By the 2016 cycle,YouTube and others expect to have far more impressions to offer.But the cost of impressions also will rise because online video enables advertisers to speak directly to the targeted audience whereas television ads cost dramatically more but end up viewed by a far broader and less demographically efficient audience,write Steve Friess and Emily Schultheis for Politico.Lincoln By John McCormick,Chicago Tribune;Azlan Ibrahim, Detroit Free Press;MCT