The news-sun
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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
Physical Description: v. : ill. ;
Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 09-28-2012
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
semiweekly[ former 1988-1996]
three times a week
Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lake Placid (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Avon Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Highlands County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Lake Placid
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
Coordinates: 27.495556 x -81.444444 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, September 28-29, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 120 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 89 72C omplete Forecast PAGE 12A A couple of afternoon thunderstorms F orecast Question: Is enough being done to protect the water level in Lake Jackson? Next question: Should Florida legalize medical marijuana use? www.newssun .comM ake your voice heard at Online Obituaries K enneth Luoma A ge 68, of Avon Park Hugh Smallwood Age 74, of Sebring O bituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 22.1% No 77.9% Total votes: 77 C lassifieds6A Community Briefs2A D ear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Entertainment7B Healthy Living5B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times11B Religion8B Sports On TV2B Sudoku Puzzle11B Page 2A Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, financial goals; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 8 8 6 6 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK On Aug. 11, Ashley and Adam Ramsey were set-t ling into bed in their mobile home. Ashley Ramses 3-year-old son was spending the weekend with his father. A dam Ramsey turned to his wife and asked if she smelled smoke. She d id. They both went to investigate and found the kitchen full of black s moke. Adam Ramsey had been frying chicken wings earlier in the evening.I t appeared he had mistakenly turned the burner on high,instead of off as h e intended. The pot of cooking oil was the source of the thick smoke. Reacting reflexively,Ramsey,who w as only dressed in boxer shorts, grabbed the handle of the pot and went to throw it outside. He slippedo n the floor,however,and fell. The oil spilled all over him and poofed, a s his wife said,into flames. Even without clothes to catch fire, Ramsey sustained secondand thirddegree burns. Then the house itself burst into flames,burning to theg round. The Ramseys lost everything with a single exception despite his burns,on their way out of their home,R amsey went back and rescued their d og,who had been in his crate. Family have taken them in,but Car wash to help family burned out of their home S aturday at Hess Station in Avon Park News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Fifth graders Mckenzie Kuntz, Vito Babbate and Luke Hickey work on making miniature craters Wednesday during Fred Wilds Science Integration Day. Kristina McGovers class learned all about space and the solar system through experiments and activities Wednesday. By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Students got a days worth of science lessons at Fred Wild Elementary School Wednesday when the faculty and staff held Science Day. FWE Principal Laura Waldron explained the purpose behind the newly formed program. Anytime we have early release days,we have science days. Its an all day science study that we encourage teachers to do ... We let them run with it; we just tell them that its science day and they decide their own experiments and activities,Waldron said. Each teacher at FWE sets up unique,learning projects for students in grades first through fifth. eachers and students are integrating science,technology,engineering and mathematics (STEM activities and instruction, Assistant Principal Page Magee said. Fifth-grade instructor Krystal Griffin had a fun day of experimenting that ended in an aroma-filled room Fred Wild students gets extra lessons in science On the riseL ady Devils stun Lake P lacid for district lead SPORTS, 1B Cleaning made simpleF ocus on a few key areas t o make it less of a chore PAGE1 2BAced it!4 4 local students honored for p erfect FCAT scores PAGE2 A See FAMILY,page 5A See STUDENTS,page 5A B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley @newssun.comSEBRING Pulling himself away from a Heartland Workforce job fair Thursday,Roger Hood,the organizatios executive director,s aid Highlands Countys unemployment rate continues to trend downw ard. This is positive,he said. The latest figures,released Sept. 21,show the countys unemployment rate is 9.7 down from 11.5p ercent in August 2011. The countys rate is slightly lower than the overall percentage rate of 10 percent for the Heartland Workforce Region. It remains,however,1 percentagep oint above the state average. Out of the countys total workforce of 43,242,there are 4,193 actually looking for work,Hood said. He reminds people that those figures do not include those who are no longer looking for work. Which is why,Hood added,the Heartland Workforce is becoming more proactive. County jobless rate drops Slightly lower than states average rate See JOBLESS,page 5A News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS The Palms of Sebring annual Apple Harvest Festival kicked off Thursday morning. New Hampshire resident Pat Burns (centerth and Claire Alrich look at autumn inspired merchandise in Kesselring Square Thursday on the first day of the festival. By SAMANTHA GHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING The wafting sweet aroma reaches well beyond the front entrance of the Palms of Sebring this weekend with the annual Apple Harvest Festival. Thursday marked the publics first day to experience the annual event that is now in its 16th year. The festival is a tribute to the autumn season and all the things that remind you of the upcoming holidays. The festival was created by Lester Kesselring,who had a h uge love of fall. Kesselring spent many years bringing all things fall to Central Florida through his beloved Apple Festival. After Kesselrings untimely passing last November,the Palms family decided to continue the festival in his honor. Palms wellness director Adele Dornheim took the reins this year for the first time in the festivals history. It has been a great big challenge,Dornheim said. I got a little training under him (Kesselring) last year but Ive never done this event by myself. I had some help with a co-coordinator this year. We Kesselrings vision lives on at Palms Apple Harvest Festival Lester Kesselring See APPLE,page 5A Popcorn, apples part of experiments


C M Y K Its been two years since Amy Loones husband,LT (SEALy,29, was killed in Afghanistan. Before I could blink,life as I knew it had vanished, Amy recently wrote in the San Diego Union-Tribune. It would have been unders tandable if this grieving Afghanistan war widow,31, c hose to spend the second anniversary of her husbandsd eath in seclusion. Instead, the fallen Navy SEALs wife woke up at sunrise in San Diego and spent Sept. 21 making others smile. A my and a group of friends brought food to a homeless shelter,paid parking meters,bought coffee for strangers at Starbucks ande ven gave a hungry family a grocery store gift card. They also brought treats to firefighters and police officers to thank them for their service. After each act was performed,the recipient was given a red,white and blue card decorated with gold stars. This random act of kindness has been performed in loving memory of LT (SEAL Brendan J. Looney,KIA Afghanistan Sept. 21,2010, it read. In her moving Sept. 20 column,Amy challenged Americans to perform 10 acts of kindness before the end of 2012 in honor of our nations fallen heroes and their families. By uniting during such divided times,we can show the world that America is still the worlds brightest light, she wrote. I decided to join Amy in performing acts of kindness on Friday,Sept. 21,albeit from thousands of miles away in Atlanta. M y first visit was to a nearby barber shop. As a young female stylist started cutting my hair,she asked if I had the day off,promptingm e to explain that the offices of the Travis Manion Foundation,where Amy and I both work,were closed to honor a fallen Navy SEAL. U pon checking out,I gave the stylist a large tip before handing her a memorial card similar to the one Amy was distributing in San Diego. She paused and looked at Brendans picture. This gives me chills,she said. Next,I drove to a military recruiting station. Since Brendan was a SEAL,I visited the Navy first,and told a female sailor that I wanted to bring lunch to her office. Unfortunately,she had already eaten,but after thanking me for the offer,emphasized how much acts of kindness mean to those serving in uniform. A woman came up to me in a parking lot the other day and hugged me,the sailor said. Those little things make a big difference. Luckily,the Marines hadt eaten,and allowed me to bring them a large order of buffalo wings. After handing lunch and Brendans memorial card to the sergeant in charge,the Marine asked me t o deliver a message to the Looney family. e may not have known this young man,he said. But he was our brother. W hile ordering lunch for the Marines,I asked the manager of the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant if I could leave a pint of Guinness for Brendan. He promptly placed the full glass at the center of the bar,along with the memorial card,which included Amys request for acts of kindness. When I returned eight hours later,Brendans beer was sitting beneath two American flags bought by the manager.The bartender said countless patrons had taken pictures of the noteworthy Guinness,resulting in many acts of kindness being performed right there in the restaurant. One patron,for example, bought ice cream for every child in the establishment at dinnertime. I had a tough week,the bartender said. But things like this remind you there are still good people in the world. Amy Loones heart will always ache for her husband, h is parents,his siblings,and the families of every fallen warrior. But one thing she wont do is quit. Hopefully,I will honor h im by carrying on his thoughtful mission,Amy wrote. I love you,Brendan. America loves you,Amy. Page 2ANews-SunFriday, September 29, 2012www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 Sept. 26 1316192538x:4Next jackpot $5 millionSept. 22 131930434651x:3 Sept. 19 5712223153x:3 Sept. 26 1020242732 Sept. 25 112162930 Sept. 24 45172632 Sept. 23 37132830 Sept. 26 (n 8978 Sept. 26 (d 9102 Sept. 25 (n 7211 Sept. 25 (d 5322 Sept. 26(n 800 Sept. 26 (d 842 Sept. 25(n 357 Sept. 25 (d 338 Sept. 25 62036425 Sept. 21 52022271 Sept. 18 21228331 Sept. 14 332364022 Sept. 26 1326394142 PB: 10Next jackpot $40 millionSept. 22 216184042 PB: 33 Sept. 19 1583950 PB: 23 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Sun n Lake of LP b each openLAKE PLACID The H ighlands County Healthy Beaches Program monitors public recreational bathing waters. The Highlands County Health Departmenth as officially rescinded the health advisory for Sun n Lake of Lake Placid. Recent testing has shown that bacterial presence hasf allen to within acceptable levels. Contact the Highlands County Health Department Environmental Health Division at 863-3 82-7219 with any questions.M elvil Dewey DVD preview scheduledL AKE PLACID The DVD Melvil Dewey In H is Own Wordswill be shown four times during the anniversary celebra-t ions at the Caladium CoOp at 5:10,5:40,6:10,and 6 :40 p.m. Tuesday.Al Pelski as Melvil Dewey will be hosting in the Film Room. A signup sheet will be available to order a copyo f the DVD for later pick up. A few local volunteers have been working on the Melvil Dewey DVD for theH istorical Society. For the past 10 months teenagers C habelit Rivelo and Jackie Alonso worked with Pelski to lead the educational j ourney to the past. Historical Society members as well as community members and other teens are shown in the crowds cenes. The DVD was partially funded by a grant to promote cultural tourism from the Heartland CulturalA lliance and supported by funding from several comm unity members and local businesses. Producer/ director Rick Shorrock and producer/grant writer Kay Tarr for the Lake Placid Historical Society will also attend. YMCA looking for bikes, helmetsSEBRING The H ighlands County Family YMCA is starting a bicycle safety class for children 512 years old. Organizers need bikes in good working condition and bicycle helm ets. If able to donate, drop it by the YMCA or call 382-9622.S usan Smith to speak at Democratic W omens ClubSEBRING The president of the Florida Democratic Party Progressive Caucus,Susan Smith,will speak to the Democratic WomensClu b of Highlands County on Saturday on the ballot amendments. Refreshments are served at 9:45 a.m. After the business meetin g, Smith will be presenting. The Democratic W omens Club of Highlands County meets a t the Democratic Party H eadquarters,4216 S ebring Parkway (next to R uby Tuesdays). Likeminded women are welcome to attend. For furth er information,call 382-4944. National Public Lands Day at Highlands Hammock S EBRING Highlands Hammock H elping Handswill be from 9 a.m. to noon S aturday at Highlands Hammock State Park. Join staff,volunteers and local citizens as they fight the spread of invasive plants i n natural habitats on the Lake Wales Ridge. All ag e s a re welcome. Wear long pants and c losed-toed shoes,bring work gloves,bug spray, drinking water and your lunch. Work for one hour or all three. Staff will provide educa tion on invasive plants and r emoval help. V olunteers are also needed from 9 a.m. to noon at Tiger Creek Preserve (near Babson Park and Frostproof) and from noon to 4 p.m. at HilocheeW ildlife Management Are a ( near Clermont). Call Scott Paterson at 4 71-5324 or email scott.paterson@dep.state.f l. us for more information or to RSVP a group at Continued on page 5A By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley @newssun.comS EBRING Forty-four Highlands County secondary students mastered at least one of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Tests in 2011. F our students,Shawn Hazard of Avon Park Middle School and Siddharth Ananthan,Ritika Manik and Matthew Sutermeister,all ofH ill-Gustat Middle School, were perfect in both reading and math. Morgan DeVane, an eighth-grader at Sebring Middle School,was the onlys econdary student to ace the science test. Every secondary school h ad at least one student achieve a perfect score. Hill-Gustat Middle prod uced the largest number of perfect scorers with 16. S ebring Middle School was second,with nine students, Lake Placid Middle Schoolw as third with eight students, Avon Park Middle School h ad five and Sebring High School had four. Avon Park and Lake Placid high schools each had one. Here are the outstanding s tudents: Avon Park Middle S chool: Zachery Dunlevy, Shawn Hazard,Christopher Loomis,Kelsy Pena and V ijay Sharma. Hill-Gustat Middle S chool: Mariah Alvarez, Desiree Andujar,Siddharth Ananthan,Tevin Bullard, Toni Clark,Katlyn Cooper, Gil Gio DeLos Reyes,S cheele Grimes,Carly Juve, Hannah Kesselring,Ritika M anik,Keomi Marasigan, Marilyn Risch,Benjamin Tubbs and Kelly Weil. L ake Placid Middle School: Jacqueline Barajas, M ayra Espinosa,Kathryn Kipper,Kathryn LeBlanc, Mason Million,Cesar Orduna,Kathryn Smoak and Kiersten Waldron. S ebring Middle School: Jordan Belanger,Daniel C ontreras,Kalindi Desai, Morgan DeVane,Alexandere High,Spenser Madden, S ylvia Roberts,Caitlin Salvagno and Chenille W inter. Avon Park High School: Rebecca Hall Sebring High School: Benjamin Collins,KalaniD ubberly,Jared Lang and Evan Napper. L ake Placid High School: Lucero Torres Students honored for acing FCAT News-Sun photo by Katara Simmons T wenty-six of the 44 secondary students who accomplished perfect scores on their FCAT in 2011. Every school is represented. Acts of kindness A my Looney and her husband, LT (SEALendan Looney, enjoy a happy moment with their dogs in San Diego. LT L ooney was subsequently killed in Afghanistan on Sept. 21, 2 010. The Navy SEALs widow is asking Americans to perf orm ten acts of kindness before the end of 2012 to honor fallen American heroes. Photo courtesy of Amy Looney. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Members of The School Board of Highlands County approved a onetime $1,000 bonus for teachers at the top of the salary schedule,and step and a one-time bonus of $500 for teachers levels 2 through 5. Teachers at levels 6 through 11 will receive a step but no bonus. Teachers did not receive step increases or bonuses last year. In a second contract,the school board agreed to give district support personnel a one-time bonus. It is calculated using contract work hours and contract days. The board also approved non-instructional, non-bargaining and mid-management personnel at the top of the salary schedule receiving the same one time bonus as the support personnel. Those at lower levels will move up a step. The board also approved advancing administrators up a step,with those at the top of the salary schedule receiving a one-time bonus of 1 percent of their salary. These contracts mean every employee in the school district will receive a pay raise or a bonus. The change will be reflected in the Oct. 15 paycheck. SBHC votes to reward employees


C M Y K www.newssun.com N ews-Sun l F riday, September 28, 2012 Page 3A


C M Y K People believe in astrology because they want to be ablet o make sense of the world ... Grocery stores and farmers markets are filled with people buying organic produce because they think its health-i er for themselves and their families. Thats right. In the grand s cheme of hooey and hogwash,the purported health benefits of organic fruits andv egetables over the cheaper conventional versions of the s ame produce rank right alongside crop circles,spoonbending and ab-belts on thes cam meter. The nutritional benefits of organic produce a re nothing more than a superstition. The organic industrys lobbying mouthpiece,the Organic Consumers Association,has spouted alls orts of claims about the benefits of organic produce,such as On average,organic is 25 percent more nutritious int erms of vitamins and minerals than products derived from industrial agriculture. But those figures come from a report filled withu nsubstantiated data that was paid for by the organic food companies. Needless to say,itw as in their best interest to stretch (or invent) the truth. When actual scientists perf ormed actual scientific research about the nutritional b enefits of organic produce, they discovered absolutely no benefit in consuming organicp roduce. The Stanford University s tudy,Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives?:A Systematic Review,found that fruits and vegetablesl abeled organic were,on average,no more nutritious than their conventional counterparts,which tend to be far lesse xpensive. Nor were they any less likely to be contaminated by dangerous bacteria like E. coli,according to a New York Times recap of the study. Conventional fruits and vegetables did have more pesticide residue,but the levels were almost always under the allowed safety limits,the sci-e ntists said. The Environmental Protection Agency sets the limits at lev-e ls that it says do not harm humans,the report found. ... Theres nothing wrong with w anting to make sure that you and your family are eating f ood thats as healthy as possible. In fact,its admirable. But theres no need to wastem oney on organic produce when conventional fruits and v egetables are just as nutritious at a fraction of the cost. In other words,dont be a sucker. An editorial from the Chattanooga (Tenn.) Free Press. ANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 8 63-385-6155 NEWSROOMR OMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELEditor E xt. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comD AN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com A DVERTISINGV ICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSE xt. 507mcollins@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONE xt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Page 4ANews-SunFriday, September 29, 2012www.newssun.com Too many taxesE ditor: When I look at prosperous cities or countries such as Hong Kong way out t here in the Far East,or Singapore, with their bustling everyday market of exchange of goods and riches untold,I think of our own Highlands County. I ask myself,why arent we far richert han those cities,a nation such as ours with such abundance of everything, with such an excellence of civil liberties unparalleled in world history? ... The answer lies,in my humble judgm ent,in government oppression. Taxes are indeed needed if we are to survive a s a community:The garbage needs to be collected; sewage water needs recy-c ling; our police and firemen need our support no questions asked. This is our duty. But let us also not forget the principle taxation is built on,just to keep allt hings in perspective:axation is the confiscation of our money under threat of violence.One example of this violence,which has been given to the State by God,but which can also bea bused by the State,is property tax. No other tax weakens our ability in a free market much like property tax:It bleeds us to economic death; it vanquishes all motivation to build our homes,to better them,to do business with them,since at any time,if we run out of money,it is taken away from under us and we are thrown out into the street to fend for ourselves ... Another oppressive hand of the State is the unbelievable inventory of State and Federal regulations against our freedoms in the market. This oppressive situation stifles and smothers our system of capital and resourcefulness,to no end. But we could end this by putting an end to property tax,sales tax, gas tax and so many other taxes and instituting income tax,as is the rule with nations. We must put an end to the public school system and the millions it costs to underwrite it:Im all for compassion and all children must have a right to an education,but,why must I be expected to underwrite the education of my neighbors kids? By reducing taxation overwhelmingly,parents would be economically free to educate their own children in the private sector; they would also be able to purchase the necessary health insurance so needed by all... Bruce Roessler SebringControl of greedEditor: Our ancestors learned to control fire for cooking ,heating and scaring wild animals. Just how much do we depend on fire today.? Unintended consequences can be ether good or bad. For more than 2,000 years,men have been trying to control poverty,with no success. Greed is fine if you are living under the laws of the jungle,but it is a scourge of civilization. Has anyone ever proposed a system to control greed? Religions teaches that greed is a sin,but that is as far as it goes The Greeks and the Romans dabbled in a democracy which reduced greed in the leaders,but greed soon took over. When we won our independence from the British our fore fathers established a republic with capitalism as the economic system. The republic slows down the greed of the leaders and the competitive marketplace slows down the greed of the public. Like the Greeks and the Romans,we are being overtaken by greed. Socialism rails against capitalism with the rhetoric that they are greedy and live on the backs of the poor. What they are realty against is the control of greed by the competitive marketplace. The control of greed in the competitive marketplace is being eroded by the lefts constant badgering of politicians to eliminate the penalties of wrong doers with welfare,subsidies,unemployment etc in the name of compassion. Socialism wants greed. How else can they buy votes if they can't promise bread and circus'to propel themselves into power. The unintended consequences of the competitive marketplace is that it provides more goods to more people. The unintended consequences of the government interference in the competitive marketplace leads to a depression. When the promise of an equal share of the wealth produced whether they share in the equal production of that wealth,the population becomes complacent. Why would anyone try to produce more when the rewards are the same? This generates laziness in the population. Looking at all the country s that are in trouble today they have the same Modus Operandi. They were all too generous in their welfare,subsides and workers compensation etc. Does that indicate that governments should be compassion free. We claim to be a generous nation and that the private sector can do a better job,so all welfare should be turned back to (We the people). Russell Errett SebringNo need to know MEs findingEditor: Like many thousands of residents in Highlands County and perhaps in other counties I have known several members of the Doty family,especially Aarons father Jim,for almost 12 years. I am writing to the News-Sun editor,and the District 10 Medical Examiner because I feel compelled to express myself in a respectful manner from my heart. Concerning your article about Aaron in Sundays (Sept. 23 News-Sun it is my opinion and that of many of my friends that the District 10 ME had no right to disclose to the News-Sun,and the News-Sun had no business to print the story. Is there no longer any ethical,professional and compassionate concern for the Doty family? Have they not experienced a heartache that no family should go though? Is writing a story more important than a well respected and loved family and the grief they are experiencing? I think not. Mr. Dressel and the ME should be ashamed of yourselves as I am of you for releasing such information and writing such an article as you did about Aaron Doty. Why couldnt you,the News-Sun and the District 10 ME, respect the Doty Family and especially Aarons memory enough to have the discernment to keep your findings confidential? Is selling papers more important than respecting the Doty family? To you,obviously it is not. Stan Schmidt Sebring Politics never seem to change and most of us n ever expected to see so many new faces,new ideas a nd real proposals for solving the many problems facing America. Those of us who have s een,read,listened to or attending many national p olitical conventions were more than mildly surprised at the recent Republican convention in Tampa. It not only was well organized,al ot of professionalism, which Tampa officials took full credit. It is doubtful ift hey were totally the brain b ehind putting on such a successful and professional event. The Republicans put on a program with only highly skilled and knowledgeable speakers,but timing and scheduling was undeniably t he best in my memory.The m ass media had a tough t ime trying to keep up with t he schedule and often f lubbed who was where and what. Some tried to put their own schedule ahead or behind the actual events. Some also presented their own views and not even close to what was actually said at times. E very speaker,except f ormer governor Jeb Bush a nd Gov. Christie from New J ersey presented the real p roblems facing America. These are problems that most Americans are familiar with,but hearing it from people gave us reassurance that we are not as dumb as some news media we are,as do our so-called leaders in Washington. Gov. Bush picked up one of former governor Bob G rahams speeches and read i t. Graham never made a s ingle speech or pushed for a ny law that I can rememb er,that was not more money for education,more money for teachers and more money for fancy buildings and equipment that no one knew how to operate. Christi apparently has b een listening to out-oft own-mostly President. Both use the big Itoo m any times and spoke mostly about themselves. Both rarely used the word we,us,our,the cabinet, our senate,or our congress. The Republican convention had more women speakers at any political convention perhaps in history. It could be that there are more women holding office today,or that there are more highly qualified,more knowledgeable women than any time in our history. It could very well be that there are more women out there that are smarter,better speakers and more personality than there are men. If what we saw at the Republican convention is any indication,it could be all of the above. Every woman on the podium knew what she was talking about and presented herself as very knowledgeable, informed and offered solutions to the problems facin g America. Ann Romney set the s tage for all future wives, speakers for that matter. Several people said that they felt that Mrs. Romney was sitting in the chair nextt o them and talking. That could be said about all of the women speakers. Some were talking without the aid of tele-prompter,written copy or other visual aid.O ther than Clint Eastwood (who really needed oneall t he others used a seemed to be using TelePrompTer. The women seemed to bet alking directly to the people in America,not just to t hose in the audience. Gov. Romney gave the press (but few were listening) and Pres. Obama a real lesson in what it means tob uild and operate a successful business. He also e mphasized that it is an individual that builds,operates and profits from a busi-n ess. He also reminded the American people that its b usinesses that create jobs, not the government. The convention speakers made ap oint to accuse the government of being the enemy in creating jobs,or causing i ndustry to move to another country. I t is doubtful if few Americans can disagree with the Republicans of 2012 platform. They offered reasonable and attainables olutions to Americas problems. There are many who will agree,recognize the hardships the people are under,yet they will vote for the party. There are many people in this country whod epend on our government (read that people or taxes) a nd they will vote for the party that feeds them. Yet, they may have neighbors who are working for minimum wages,or part timet rying to support their family,rather than depend upon the taxpayer to care for them. Too many Americans d epend upon others to provide for them and their family.Those people do not want to listen to the Republicans of 2012. They dont want to work,study or provide for their subsistence. It indeed was great to see a change. A change is absolutely necessary this year. Our country has problems and no current leaders are able to bring us out of it. This is a very good year to adopt and work for a campaign to Re-elect no one in 2012. The writer is a former radio station owner, newspaper (owner/publisher attended four national Democratic conventions, two as a newsman, one as a delegate and one as an alternate delegate. He is no longer a registered Democrat. A miracle in politics Dont be a sucker Fo lks have plenty of good reasons for believing all sorts or myths,lies, cons,bunkum and baloney. Guest Column C Wesley Ward EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number.Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words.Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S.27 South, Sebring, FL 33870;drop it off at the same address;fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up.


C M Y K In addition to job fairs,the agency is close to finalizing an agreement with Sunshine Staffing to provide a unique opportunity for local businesses. Once the contract is signed, hopefully in a couple of weeks,the Workforce, through Sunshine Staffing, will offer to pay for a local employers new employees probationary period up to $19 an hour for 90 days. With the winter tourist and harvesting seasons approaching,Hood said more employers have begun to reinstate positions and look for workers. The single most important factor in finding a job,Hood said,is the job seeker. Get active and stay active; jobs are coming available, Hood said. Enhance your skills. He added that the Workforce has training programs,up-to-date help wanted information,and support services in resume writing and interview protocols. In terms of annual wages earned,the county ranks right in the middle of the three counties in the region. DeSoto Countys average is almost $32,000; Hardee Countys almost $29,00; Highlands Countys is $29,295. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, September 29, 2012Page 5A MARTIAL 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 H ighlands Hammock. Park a dmission fees will be w aived for all participants. G o to m yfwc.com/ridgerangers or c all 699-3742 to help at Tiger Creek or Hilochee.AMVETS Ladies host meatloaf dinnerSEBRING The AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary will host a meatloaf dinner on Saturday at the Post from 5-7 p.m. Music with Todd Allen from 6-9 p.m.SFSC Early Childhood Education Conference setAVON PARK South Florida State Colleges Corporate and Community Education Department is holding an Early Childhood Education Conference from8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at the SFSC Highlands Campus. The conference is open to the public and anyone who works with or cares for children. Workshops include Mix,Match and Move:Healthy Habits with Movement,Science Safari, Diversity and Self Esteem, Bringing Nature and Science into your Infant/Toddler Classroom,P hysical Movement for All Ages and Are You Open or are You Ended. The cost is $39.50. Register in Building B att he Highlands Campus or any SFSC campus or cent er. For more information, e-mail Debbie Gutierrez atg utierrd@southflorida.edu/.Frostproof Market opens SaturdayF ROSTPROOF Frostproof Market will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the historic Frostproof Depot,(twob locks east on Wall Street, off Highway 17). There will be lots of fun,excitement and activities for the whole family. Participants include handmade gifts,jewelry, home decor,creative cards, art,woodworking,electronic cigarettes,antiques, homemade jams and jellies, grapevines,Peruvian chocolate,foods,the vendors listed below and more. The event is sponsored by Princess Wiggle-Bottom Boutique and endorsed by Frostproof Chamber of Commerce Inc. Continued from page 2A things have grown worse in the weeks since. Without property insurance,they are not sure how to go about rebuilding their lives,especially as Ramsey has no health insurance and hasnt been able to work because of his injuries. Ashley,who is a full-time student studying accounting at Webber International University,has had to leave school for the time being. She has no transportation,and is looking for work. s been over a month,Ashley Ramsey said. It takes a long time to recover. The family and their friends hope t he community can help. An account has been set up for Adam and Ashley Ramsey at Heartland National Bank. Any branch can be of assistance. Saturday their friends and family will have a fundraiser car wash from 9 a.m. Continued from page 1A W ednesday. e are testing different brands of popcorn to seew hich brand is the best, Griffin said. S tudents had gone through nine bags of microwave popcorn to see what brand is thel ightest,healthiest and pops the best. Anyone want to tell which o ne is the best,raise your hand,Griffin said. One student was called on a nd answered quickly. Pop Secret,she said. Of course,the class d evoured the treat after they tested and documented theird ata on their project boards but they made sure to keep the data in mind for future reference. F irst-graders in Regina Joness classes spent their day learning all about apples. The apple inspection taught the young minds alla bout analysis. e used our five senses to inspect apples inside and out,Jones said. After we have inspected the apples we will make apple sauce to see how the properties of the apple changes once weve made it. The students balanced and weighed apples,taste tested, smelled and numerous other t hings to get enough data to create an analysis. Each student took their turn telling their classmates what apple type Granny Smith,Golden Delicious or Red Delicious tasted the best to them. e record data using words,pictures or numbers. That is what we do with our apple tasting graph,Jones said to her class. The class consensus was that green apples were the f avorite,followed closely by yellow,and red took third place for the taste testers. The first-graders also tested which apples sink and float in water during their experiments. Waldron continues to encourage the integration of more science in the classrooms at Fred Wild. The changing core structure of the state curriculum calls for current kindergartners and first-graders to study a number of new topics an d complete the suggested work course by the 2014/2015s chool year in order to be on par with the new changes. The kids enjoy it, Waldron said. The dedication and innovation of the administrators and instructors at Fred Wild could easily be seen Wednesday through the fun,unique method of study in the classrooms. Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A wanted to keep it like he has always had it. I think we did a good job of that. Dornheim,who has watched Kesselring travel to cities and states far beyondt he boundaries of Florida, knows that the merchandise a nd decor have been a huge part of bringing the autumn feel to Sebring. He always used to say I dont think we have enough stock.Now I find myself saying the same things ... Hea nd his wife would travel all o ver the place buying things for the festival. Im unable to do that,but we do a lot of shopping for the festival o nline to bring unique things h ere,Dornheim said. Kesselrings wife, Barbara,still remains a huge part of the Apple HarvestF estival. Barbara helps out by running the bakery sect ion of the festival where c ustomers can purchase delic ious,homemade treats such as pies,breads,jellies and t he famous apple dumplings. C ustomers and patrons continue to come to the Apple Harvest Festival yeara fter year to enjoy the sights, smells and tastes of the fall s eason. New Hampshire resident and newly-declared snowbirdP at Burns wandered in and out of Kesselring Square T hursday morning where she l ooked over items to purchase. This is my first time h ere. I love it. Im from Apple Country and to see t his is just wonderful,Burns said. Others like Mary R emington and June Riger are veteran festival attendees a nd continue to enjoy the e vent each year with friend s a nd family. The Palms Apple Harvest F estival will continue today and Saturday. The festival is inside the P alms Wellness Center at 725 S. Pine St. Festival h ours are 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. until noon Saturday. C ontinued from page 1A KENNETH LUOMA Kenneth E. Luoma,68,of Avon Park passed away Friday,Sept. 21,2012. Reception honoring his life will be held at Reflections Club House (1850 US 27 South) on Monday,Oct. 1, 2012,from 10:30 a.m. to noon. No flowers please; instead donations to American Cancer Society. HUGH SMALLWOOD Hugh R. Smallwood,74, of Sebring,Fla.,passed away Monday,Sept. 24, 2012 in Sebring. He was born April 28,1938 in Gainesville,Ga.,and had been a resident of Sebring since 1982,coming from Savannah,Ga. He was a district sales manager for a hardware company and a charter member of Parkway Freewill Baptist Church. He enjoyed Southern Gospel singing. He is survived by his wife,Ethel Smallwood; stepson,James S. (Phyllis Scaggs; granddaughter, Laura Scaggs; and a host of relatives. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday,Sept. 29,2012 at Parkway Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. James Scaggs officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time. Interment at Pinecrest Cemetery,Sebring,will be immediately following the service. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations to Freewill Baptist Church,3413 Sebring Parkway,Sebring, FL 33870. Arrangements have been entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring,Fla. 33870 (863 stephensonnelsonfh.com OBITUARIES CO MMUNITYBR IEFS N ews-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS R egional Director for U.S. Senator Marco Rubio Zach Z ampella and Chamber of Commerce CEO Steve Nyhan take a walking tour around the Circle Thursday to meet with business owners and to get a feel for issues concerning downtown Sebring. Zampella was planning to m eet Sebring Mayor George Hensley during the tour and l ater planned to meet with Highlands County Commissioner Barbara Stewart. This was his fourth trip to the area. Zampella said he will keep Rubio informed and is trying to get plugged into the issues. R ubio aide visits Sebring Jobless numbers take a slight dip again Family needs help to recover from fire damage Apple Festival continues today, Saturday News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS F riends Sharon Riley, Etherl Moroney and Peggy Halim enjoy the first day of the Palms of Sebring Apple Harvest Festival Thursday. The trio continue to visit the festival each year a nd enjoy the event. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR F ifth graders show off their data boards in Krystal Griffins class Wednesday morning. The s tudents took part in a popcorn research experiment where they learned the properties a nd other unique findings during their activity as part of the Science Integration Day. Students enjoy Science Day at Fred Wild In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096


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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, September 28, 2102Page 9A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NUMBER GS 10-28 IN RE: GUARDIANSHIP OF AVON EUGENE BATHE NOTICE OF FINAL REPORT AND PETITION FOR DISCHARGE The administration of the Guardianship of AVON EUGENE BATHE, File NO. GS 10-28, is pending in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce, Sebring, Florida. The names and addresses of the guardian and the guardian's attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: The Guardian has filed a final report and a petition for discharge upon the grounds of change of the Ward's domicile to Dallas County, TX. The Guardian will apply for discharge on November 1, 2012. A foreign guardian has been appointed for the Ward, and the names and addresses of the foreign guardian and the foreign guardian's attorney are as follows: Foreign Guardian: SANDRA COLE 105 E. Rochelle Road, Irving, TX 75062 Attorney for Foreign Guardian: Debbie J. Cunningham, Attorney at Law, 320 Decker Drive, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75062 Jurisdiction of the Ward will be transferred to the foreign jurisdiction of the Probate Court of Dallas County, Texas. All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections to the final report or the petition for discharge, are required to file their objections with the Clerk of this Court within the later of 30 days from the date of service of the petition for discharge or the date of first publication of this notice. Objections, if any, shall be in writing and shall state with particularity the item or items to which the objection is directed and the grounds upon which the objection is based. A copy of said objection shall be served by the objector on the Florida guardian and the foreign guardian. Within 90 days after the filing of the objection, a notice of hearing thereon shall be served or the objection is abandoned. ALL CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is September 28, 2012. Guardian of Person and Property: SANDRA M. COLE 105 E. Rochelle Road Irving, TX 75062 Attorney for Guardian: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282009CA001940AOOOXX U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CSFB A RMT 05-12, Plaintiff, vs. KENNETH D. LAGROW; SUNTRUST BANK; RHONDA K. LAGROW; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 1st day of August, 2012, and entered in Case No. 282009CA001940AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CSFB A RMT 05-12, is the Plaintiff and KENNETH D. LAGROW; 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 10th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE INT HE COUNTY OF HIGHLANDS, STATE OF FLORIDA, BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOT 10 AND THE EAST 1/2 OF LOT 11, BLOCK 11, BLOCK A OF THE SUBDIVISION OF BLOCKS A AND B OF SEBRING HEIGHTS, ACCORDING TO T HE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 21, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. SAID LOTS LYING IN AND COMPRISING A PART OF THE SOUTH 1/4 OF GOVERNMENT LOT 1 (SE 1/4 OF NW 1/4 SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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 10th day of September, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk September 21, 28, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 11000612GCS ONEWEST BANK, F.S.B., Plaintiff, vs. GERALD SHELTON A/K/A GERALD A. SHELTON; SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; DOROTHY SHELTON A/K/A DOROTHY G. SHELTON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DOROTHY SHELTON A/K/A DOROTHY G. SHELTON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GERALD SHELTON A/K/A GERALD A. SHELTON; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 6th day of August, 2012, and entered in Case No. 11000612GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein ONEWEST BANK, F.S.B., is the Plaintiff and GERALD SHELTON A/K/A GERALD A. SHELTON; SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; DOROTHY SHELTON A/K/A DOROTHY G. SHELTON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DOROTHY SHELTON A/K/A DOROTHY G. SHELTON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GERALD SHELTON A/K/A GERALD A. SHELTON; UNKNOWN TENANT 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 9th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 4, BLOCK 65, TOWN OF AVON PARK, SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (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 8th day of August, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk September 21, 28, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-10-759 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. NORMAN JENSEN; KAREN J. HOWARD A/K/A KAREN HOWARD; GREGORY HOWARD, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the a bove-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, F lorida, will on the 10th day of October, 2012, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 33, Block ``G'', of the unrecorded Plat of ``THE GROVE'' being a portion of Government Lot 2, in Section 19, Township 34 South, Range 29 East, Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 19, Township 34 South, Range 29 East; thence run South 89 degrees 49' 45'' East a distance of 1,320.71 feet to the Northeast corner of Government Lot 2, thence South 00 degrees 11'08' West along East line of Government Lot 2 a distance of 1,229.89 feet to a point; thence West a distance of 40.00 feet for Point of Beginning. Thence continue West a distance of 126.72 feet to a point; thence run South a distance of 145.01 feet to a point; thence run Northeasterly along the arc of a curve concave to the Southeast, (said curve having for its elements a radius of 430.00 feet; a central angle of 18 degrees 25'32'' a chord bearing of North 54 degrees 48' 48'' East and a chord distance of 137.69 feet) a distance of 138.28 feet to a point of compound curve. Thence run Northeasterly along the arc of a curve to the left concave to the North (said curve having for its elements a radius of 25.00 feet; a central angle of 63 degrees 5 0'26'') for a distance of 27.86 feet to the Point of Tangency. Thence run North 00 degrees 11'08'' East a distance of 43.27 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with Grant of Engress and Ingress Easement recorded in O.R. Book 917, Page 201 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 27th day of August, 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, (941 within two (2 notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD941 800-955-8770. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk September 21, 28, 2012 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME STATUTE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, pursuant to the ``Fictitious Name Statute'', Chapter 865.09, Florida Statutes will register with the Division of Corporations, Department of State State of Florida, upon receipt of proof of the publication of this notice, the fictitious name to-wit: F F L L O O R R I I D D A A H H O O S S P P I I T T A A L L H H E E A A R R T T L L A A N N D D M M E E D D I I C C A A L L C C E E N N T T E E R R E E N N T T S S P P E E C C I I A A L L I I S S T T S S Under which the below named party/parties will engage in business at 4325 Sun N' Lake Blvd., Suite 103 Sebring, Florida 33870 That the party/parties interested in said business enterprise is/are as follows: F F l l o o r r i i d d a a H H o o s s p p i i t t a a l l H H e e a a r r t t l l a a n n d d M M e e d d i i c c a a l l C C e e n n t t e e r r ( ( d d b b a a o o f f A A d d v v e e n n t t i i s s t t H H e e a a l l t t h h S S y y s s t t e e m m / / S S u u n n b b e e l l t t , I I n n c c . Dated at Orlando, Seminole County, Florida, September 26, 2012. September 28, 2012 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME STATUTE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, pursuant to the ``Fictitious Name Statute'', Chapter 865.09, Florida Statutes will register with the Division of Corporations, Department of State State of Florida, upon receipt of proof of the publication of this notice, the fictitious name to-wit: F F L L O O R R I I D D A A H H O O S S P P I I T T A A L L H H E E A A R R T T L L A A N N D D M M E E D D I I C C A A L L C C E E N N T T E E R R S S E E A A S S C C A A P P E E I I N N T T E E R R N N A A L L M M E E D D I I C C I I N N E E Under which the below named party/parties will engage in business at 2950 Alt US 27 South, Suite B Sebring, Florida 33870 That the party/parties interested in said business enterprise is/are as follows: F F l l o o r r i i d d a a H H o o s s p p i i t t a a l l H H e e a a r r t t l l a a n n d d M M e e d d i i c c a a l l C C e e n n t t e e r r d d / / b b / / a a o o f f A A d d v v e e n n t t i i s s t t H H e e a a l l t t h h S S y y s s t t e e m m S S u u n n b b e e l l t t , I I n n c c . Dated at Orlando, Seminole County, Florida, September 26, 2012. September 28, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282010CA000568OOOXX AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. NEIL NORRIS; FRED R. CALKINS; DOROTHY CALKI NS; LILLIE NORRIS A/K/A LILLIE M. NORRIS; UNKNOWN TENANT(S SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 6th day of August, 2012, and entered in Case No. 282010CA000568OOOXX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC is the Plaintiff and NEIL NORRIS; MIDLAND FUNDING, LLC; FRED R. CALKINS; DOROTHY E. CALKINS; LILLIE NORRIS A/K/A LILLIE M. NORRIS; UNKNOWN TENANT N/K/A SEAN NORRIS and UNKNOWN TENANT(S 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 9th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 3, BLOCK G, SPRING LAKE SECTION ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 23, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (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 8th day of August, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk September 21, 28, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000199 AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff, JANICE L. GOKA, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated August 09, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000199 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, is the Plaintiff and JANICE L. GOKA; DAVID K. GOKA; DAVID K. GOKA, AS TRUSTEE OR SUCCESSOR TRUST, UNDER THE GOKA FAMILY TRUST CREATED BY TRUST AGREEMENT DATED JULY 21, 2008; JANICE L. GOKA, AS TRUSTEE OR SUCCESSOR TRUST, UNDER THE GOKA FAMILY TRUST CREATED BY TRUST AGREEMENT DATED JULY 21, 2008; THE UNKNOWN BENEFICIARY OF THE TRUST, UNDER THE GOKA FAMILY TRUST CREATED BY TRUST AGREEMENT DATED J ULY 21, 2008; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; SEBRING RIDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 10th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 6, BLOCK 11, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION G, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 28, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 5002 MANATEE ROAD, SEBRING, FL 33870 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on August 10, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court B y: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F11002566 NATIONSTAR-SPECFHLMC-R-kcabral-Team 4 F11002566 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. September 21, 28, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-376 IN RE: ESTATE OF ISABELLE IRENE WALLACE Division: Probate Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Isabelle Irene Wallace, deceased, whose date of death was April 8, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 9317, is pendi ng in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney a re 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 28, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Claudia J. Diamond 235 Kite Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Charlotte Stone Charlotte C. Stone, Esq. Attorney for Claudia J. Diamond Florida Bar Number: 21297 S tone & Walder, P.L. 3200 US Highway 27 South, Suite 304 Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: Charlotte@StoneandWalder.com September 28; October 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-384 IN RE: ESTATE OF HAZEL G. GOODWILL Division: Probate Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Hazel G. Goodwill, deceased, whose date of death was October 3, 2011, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 0848, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representatives 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 28, 2012. Personal Representatives: /s/ Joan Judd Britt 630 Norway Road Chadds Ford, PA 19317 /s/ Ida Bettoni f/k/a Ida J. Merritt 12288 E. Bates Circle Aurora, CO 80014 Attorney for Personal Representatives: /s/ Charlotte Stone Charlotte C. Stone, Esq. Florida Bar Number: 21297 Stone & Walder, P.L. 3200 US Highway 27 South, Suite 304 Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: Charlotte@StoneandWalder.com September 28; October 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000589 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-13 Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD A. OTTERMAN, A/K/A RICK A. OTTERMAN; et al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS TO: RICHARD A. OTTERMAN, A/K/A RICK A. OTTERMAN AND UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICHARD A. OTTERMAN, A/K/A RICK A. OTTERMAN i ncluding any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead, his/her respective unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lien holders, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant; and the aforementioned named Defendant and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown named Defendant as may be infants, incompetents, or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property, to-wit: Lot 14, Block 171, Northside Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 32 and 33 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Tax ID: C-22-35-29-060-1710-0140 More commonly known as 6004 Old Cedar Street, Sebring, FL 33876 This action has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it on Plaintiff's attorney, Weltman, Weinberg & Reis, Co., L.P.A., whose address is 550 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite 550, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, on or before 30 days after the date of first publication, which is October 31, 2012, and file the original with the Clerk of the Circuit 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 19th 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 at (863 534-4686 (Voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification. If the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WWR File #10093502 Robert W. Germaine, Clerk Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Case No.: PC 12-368 IN RE: ESTATE OF LORENZO MAGDALENO, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of LORENZO MAGDALENO, deceased, File Number: PC 12-368, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870-3867; that the decedent's date of death was June 8, 2012; that the total value of the estate is $750 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Michael A. Magdaleno 1366 West 2nd Avenue Hialeah, Florida 33010 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 21, 2012. Person Giving Notice: MICHAEL A. MAGDALENO 1366 West 2nd Avenue Hialeah, Florida 33010 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: PADRON LAW FIRM, P.A. Attorney for Personal Representative 7875 S.W. 104 Street, Ste. 202 Miami, Florida 33156 Tel: (305 Fax: 1 (305 E-mail: jtabares@padronlegal.com/ s/ Jasiel Tabares JASIEL TABARES, ESQ. Florida Bar No. 95764 September 21, 28, 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. Ads for Pets, stating Free to Good Home, are allowed to be placed under the Bargain Buy category. 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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, September 28, 2012www.newssun.com NOTICE OF SUSPENSION TO: Allen B. Hench Case No: 201101073 A Notice of Suspension to suspend your license and eligibility for licensure has been filed against you. You have the right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, by mailing a request for same to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, Post Office Box 3168, Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3168. If a request for hearing is snot received by 21 days from the date of the last publication, the right to hearing in this matter will be waived and the Department will dispose of this cause in accordance with law. September 21, 28; October 5, 12, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10001017GCS Division: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, V s. TERESA S. BURLEY; BANK OF AMERICA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; JACKSON SHORES TOWNHOMES ASSOCIATION, INC. NOTICE OF SALE N OTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 4, 2012, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash beginning at 11:00 A.M. at the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on October 9, 2012, the following described property: UNIT 5G, JACKSON SHORES, SPECIFICALLY DESCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 701, PAGE 753, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND FURTHER DESCRIBED IN DECLARATION OF COVENANTS AND RESTRICTIONS FOR JACKSON SHORES ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF JACKSON SHORES TOWNHOMES ASSOCIATION, INC. AND BY-LAWS OF JACKSON SHARES TOWNHOMES ASSOCIATIONS, BOTH INCLUSIVE AND AFFIDAVIT AS RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 710, PAGES 613 TO 623, BOTH INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ``AS DESCRIBED IN MORTGAGE BOOK 2137 PAGE 1398'' Property Address: 1561 Lakeview Drive, Unit 957, Sebring, FL 33870 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. I f you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on September 5, 2012. Bob Germaine, Clerk of Court /s/ Toni Kopp By: Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL September 21, 28, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282010CA000351XXXXXX WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-1, Plaintiff, vs JOSE R. RODRIGUEZ, et al Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated June 28, 2012, and an Order Resetting Sale dated September 12, 2012, and entered in Case No. 282010CA000351XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-1, i s the Plaintiff and JOSE R. RODRIGUEZ; IRIS RODRIGUEZ; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED D EFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on the 10th day of October, 2012, at 11:00 am, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 36, IN BLOCK 282, OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 13, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 71, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on September 14, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak AS DEPUTY CLERK September 21, 28, 2012 CLIFFORD M. ABLES, III, P.A. 551 SOUTH COMMERCE AVE. SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 email: cmables@cmablespa.net Florida Bar Number 178379 September 28; October 5, 2012 1050L egals Classified ads get fast results DUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557


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FREE COLOR BROCHURE 800-260-5846 auctionservicesintl.com 5% Buyers Premium Paul May FL-AU248 ASI-FM.AB675 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial SEEKING RADIOLOGYTECH. Min. 3 yr. exp. Please email resume to: officetalent@yahoo.com or fax it to 866-593-0635. PSYCHOLOGY INSTRUCTOR(F/T Application review begins 10/23/12. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132. EA/EO MATURE WOMANneeded as Live In Home Keeper for Couple in Sun In Lakes, Sebring. Only wife needs assisted living help. $25,000 annual. 863-314-0066 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 EXPERIENCED ROOFERNEEDED Valid Driver's License required. Highland County Area. Call 863-465-1495 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! 2100Help Wanted 2000 E mployment 1055HighlandsCounty Legals C lassified ads get fast results DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 314-9876CITY OF AVON PARK PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE P lease take notice that the City of Avon Park, City Council w ill hold a public hearing, Monday, October 8th, at 6:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter, in the City Council Chambers at 123 E. Pine St., for the final reading of Ordinance 16-12 a s shown below: A N ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF A VON PARK, FLORIDA, RELATING TO CHANGES IN DEFINIT IONS DUE TO SOME LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES BEING PROVIDED BY THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY SHERIFF'S O FFICE AND RESTRUCTURING OF THE CITY POLICE DEP ARTMENT; PROVIDING FOR AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 54, ARTICLE II, DIVISION 1, TO ADD SECTIONS 54-31 CLARIFYING OR CREATING DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR A MENDMENT OF CHAPTER 38, ARTICLE 2, SECTION 3 8-31 TO CORRECT THE DEFINITION OF ``LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'' AND ``POLICE DEPARTMENT'' CONSIST ENT WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF CONTRACTING FOR LAW E NFORCEMENT SERVICES FROM THE SHERIFF; AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 66, ARTICLE IV, SECTION 66-94 TO CLARIFY DEFINITIONS; AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 94, ARTICLE I, SECTION 94-3 TO CLARIFY DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CODE AND SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFF ECTIVE DATE. A ny person who might wish to appeal any decision made by the City of Avon Park City Council, Highlands County, Florida, in public hearing or meeting is hereby advised that he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and for such p urpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which will include the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be b ased. Any person with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate should contact the City Mana ger prior to the meeting. September 28, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282009CA000959AOOOXX BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. MARIA PAGANI; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARIA PAGANI; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 3rd day of August, 2012, and entered in Case No. 282009CA000959AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands C ounty, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., is the Plaintiff and MARIA PAGANI; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARIA PAGANI IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPE RTY, 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 10th day of October, 2012, the followi ng described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 13, BLOCK 13, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION G, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 28, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (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 12th day of September, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk September 21, 28, 2012HICO SCHOOL BOARD 3X5 AD # 00023370 HICO SHERIFFS DEPT. 3X5 AD # 00023677AVON PARK HOUSING 2X3 AD # 00022941AVON PARK H OUSING 1X3 AD # 00022940


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C M Y K I recently wrote of the new age of baseball statistics and how Ive been on board up to a certain extent, while still holding on to those more basic and traditional ones I grew up with. Well, it seems the battle of the old against the new is already upon us in this years American League MVPrace. It is coming down to the wire between Detroit Tiger slugger Miguel Cabrera and L.A. Angel rookie phenom Mike Trout. The argument being made between the two is that while Cabrera has the old school stats pleading his case, its Trout that is dominant in the sabermetric community. Its been 45 years since a Major League player won the batting triple crown, leading his league in batting average, home runs and RBI. While it is a distinction based a lot upon landscape and circumstance, it is a measure of the all-around ability of a hitter. As of Thursday morning, as I am writing this, Cabrera lead the American League with a .327 average, was second in home runs with 42 and lead in RBI with 133. But heres where that circumstance and landscape come into play. Just one home run behind Cabrera is Adam Dunn of the White Sox, who is sporting a less than robust .209 with 210 strikeouts. Which just goes to show, there are usually those batters out there of the all or nothing sort, who can hurt an all-around hitters chance at a triple crown. Just as there were those time frames where the likes of Wade Boggs or Tony Gwynn would be the annually expected batting champs, though would never threaten for home run or RBI titles. So it is a true mark of a batters overall ability to be leading in two and barely behind in another with just about a week left to go. By BRITTANY W HITTINGTON News-sun correspondentLAKE PLACID The Lady Red Devils of Avon P ark traveled down to Lake Placid to take on the Lady Green Dragons Tuesday in a key county, as well as D istrict 6-4A, matchup. Skepticism was in the air of how this match would turn out with Lake Placid standing alone atop the standings. But in a shocker, the Red Devils swept the Green Dragons in a quick threeand-out match. After the match, emotions ran from one extreme to the next. e played our game, said Avon Park head coach Stephanie Devlin. We were on tonight, and when were on, were on. The emotions on the other side of the net were much more somber. e fell apart, we lost the game, said Lake Placid head coach Linette Wells. Coach Devlin was not bluffing by any means when she said that her team was on. Avon Park jumped to a quick lead in the beginning of the first set and kept it throughout the duration of it. Unfortunately for the Dragons, they could not just seem to get it together nor get enough momentum to pull the score closer together. The Red Devils eventually closed the set at 25-15. Doing anything to make a change, Coach Wells tried to switch it up and used a completely different line up for the second set. It seemed to be the perfect fix as Lake Placid took the first point and the first lead run of the second set. But victory seemed too sweet as the Lady Devils kicked things into gear and made the set a nail biter. For a while, the set went back and forth between the two squads. It was down to the wire, until the Red Devils stole yet another set by a 25-23 score. At this point, the Dragons knew it was make or break to hold on to their top spot in the district standings. Being down two sets to none built a pressure on top of the Green Dragons that they were going to have to deflate. It was time to put the last two sets behind them and focus on what was to come. I finally made a trip out to Lake Jackson last Saturday. I had been watching the lake for some time, hoping the water level would come up enough to safely launch my boat. Acouple months back when I stopped by the public launch site, I was shocked by how far out of the water it was. But Saturday, I was able to launch my boat and following the white markers, make it out to deeper water. This was my first trip on Lake Jackson since 2005, and although the water has come up over the past few months, its still down compared to years ago when I used to fish the lake weekly. For a lake that covers 9,200 acres, Lake Jackson had always had a strong bass population Just to the left of the boat ramp used to be a nice flats area, with 4-6 feet of water that always seemed to hold a few bass. Now, as I cruised through the area with my electric motor, the water was less than 2 feet quite a distance from shore. Too shallow to hold bass with no cover. Vegetation on the lake is severely lacking, as it always has been since I used to fish it years ago, and the boat docks, which had always held fish in the past, provided coverage of minimal water amounts and seemingly no bass. Throwing a plastic worm along the point and back into the smaller bay I caught two bass, both less than 13 inches in length. One of the bass was so emaciated I could hardly tell it was a bass. Its rare and startling to see a bass in that condition. It always makes me wonder if the food source has grown scarce. I changed to a spinnerbait and then a crankbait as I worked the north northeast shoreline where the water drops from 2-3 feet to 9 feet pretty quickly about 100 yards offshore. One hit on a spinnerbait that came unbuttoned shortly after the strike. Nothing on the crankbait. Moving to the south, southeast section of the lake,I changed to a plastic worm and picked up a 2 pounder on my second cast. Fifty or 60 casts later, the two pounder was the only action Id found in that area. Finally, I decided to move to an underwater hump that had produced for me in the past. Changing to a Carolina rig with a crawfish jig and plastic, I worked the area methodically fan-casting the structure. I was surprised, no one was home. Little Lake Jackson was always my favorite area to fish, but driving by the bridge over Rt. 27 it was pretty obvious no boats were going through there any time soon. Adisappointing fishing trip to say the least. Lake Jackson needs a lot more water before the fishing will improve. Its a shame that such a beautiful lake in the center of Sebring isnt everyones favorite fishing spot. I noticed when I arrived at the boat ramp there was only one other truck and trailer in the parking lot. I assumed it was due to the low water, but now Im guessing many of the local anglers already discovered what I learned last Saturday. Fishing is pretty tough on Lake Jackson. On another note and for those of you who enjoy watching fishing shows on television, I wanted to menSPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, September 28, 2012 Game Notes This game is a rare Saturday night contest with Avon Park traveling to the Miami area.Hialeah Gardens has yet to score this season,and have given up 202 p oints. Last W eek Avon Park: The Devils were held scoreless in a 14-0 loss to visiting LaBelle. Hialeah Gardens: Lost at home by a 42-0 count to Westland Hialeah. Recor ds Avon Park 1-3; Hialeah 0-4 Avon Park at Hialeah GardensG ame Notes Tonight marks the third straight r oad date for the Dragons. L ake Placids lightning-shortened g ame against Moore Haven has been listed as a 0-0 tie for the teams. Last W eek Lake Placid: The Dragons had little answer for Dunbar in Ft.Myers,losing 49-0. Lakeland Christian: Got past Tenoroc by a 35-27 score. Recor ds Lake Placid 1-2-1; Lakeland C.3-1 Lake Placid at L akeland ChristianGame Notes A year ago,the Blue Streaks gave t he highly rated Patriots all they could handle before falling just short in the 13-3 loss.T he Patriots are averaging just under 41 points per game. Last W eek Sebring: Saw a close first half get away in a 41-20 loss to Lake Gibson. American Heritage: Enjoyed its bye week after a 48-10 win over Lake Highland Prep the week prior. Recor ds Sebring 1-3; Heritage 2-1 Sebring vs. American Heritage All games have 7 p.m. kickoffs unless otherwise noted Fishin Around... Don Norton Low time on Lake Jackson See BASS, Page 4B Courtesy photo J ohn Alexander heads upfield to gain some yards for the Eagle Flag team. S pecial to the News-SunDUNDEE The Highlands Youth Football and Cheer Organization (HYFC took to the road this week at Dundee to take on the Hornets on Saturday, Sept. 22. The first game saw the Flag team get off to a quick start Quarterback Julian Cardoso handed off t o Fred Hankerson who broke through and crossed the goal line for a touchdown. The offense rallied together, earning multiple touchdowns by John Alexander and Hankerson. The defense made itspresence known and stood strong with key defensive plays by Koda Cabrera, Clayton Hooks and Willie King leading to another win for the Eagles. The final score of 30-16 moves the team r ecord to 4-2 and in third place in the NFC Eagles give Hornets a sting See EAGLES, Page 4B Lady Devils share lead after sweep N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE The Lady Devils erupt in celebration after finishing their three-set sweep of Lake Placid Tuesday night. See AP, Page 3B And Another Thing... Dan Hoehne WAR may have won me over See STATS, Page 3B Page 3B


C M Y K Sebring Elks Golf TourneySEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, Oct. 1, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $30 which includes golf, cart, l unch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on 863 471-3295. C heck in not later than 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop.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 the YMCAas of Tuesday, Sept. 11. Master Henry will be offering family martial arts training at the YMCAand classes will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays for both adults and children. This is a great activity to enjoy as a family, a family that kicks together sticks together. 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 .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 door for pick up. Hotel reservations are available at ( 386) 254-8200 Please request the FACAGroup rate of $99. The Hall of Fame is the highest hon or given by the FACA. The award is designed to recognize F ACAmembers for years of coaching t enure in Florida high schools, for dedication to the FACAand for outstanding coaching accomplishments. Dont miss out on seeing one of Highlands Countys own bestowed with t his 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 51 5. Classes will be twice a week for four weeks. If you have used clubs or golf balls yo u 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 38 29622.SFSC Volleyball Tournament and Rib SaleAVON PARK On Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-29, the SFSC Athletic department will hold their 4th annual Lady Panther Volleyball Tournament. Matches will take place beginning Friday, running through Saturday, as Collegiate teams from across the state will gather at Panther Gym for the event. The annual BBQ Rib Sale will take place just outside Panther Gym on Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ribs will be on sale on the 28th on site until 5 p.m. or until they are gone. Rib baskets and Ribs a la carte can be purchased, including ribs sold by the rack. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB New York9065.581 Baltimore8967.5711.5 Tampa Bay8570.5485 Boston6987.44221.5 Toronto6887.43922 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit8372.535 Chicago8273.5291 Kansas City7085.45213 Cleveland6591.41718.5 Minnesota6591.41718.5 West Division WLPctGB Texas9164.587 Oakland8867.5683 Los Angeles8669.5555 Seattle7283.46519 ___ Tuesdays Games Cleveland 4, Chicago White Sox 3 Detroit 2, Kansas City 0 Toronto 4, Baltimore 0 Tampa Bay 5, Boston 2 Oakland 3, Texas 2, 10 innings Minnesota 5, N.Y. Yankees 4 L.A. Angels 5, Seattle 4 Wednesdays Games N.Y. Yankees 8, Minnesota 2 Detroit 5, Kansas City 4 Baltimore 12, Toronto 2 Tampa Bay 4, Boston 2 Oakland 9, Texas 3 Cleveland 6, Chicago White Sox 4 L.A. Angels 4, Seattle 3 Thursdays Games Kansas City at Detroit, late Oakland at Texas, late Seattle at L.A. Angels, late N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, late Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox, late Fridays Games Boston (A.Cook 4-10 (Tillman 8-2), 7:05 p.m. Kansas City (W.Smith 6-8) at Cleveland (D.Huff 2-0 N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 14-11oronto (Jenkins 0-2 L.A. Angels (Weaver 19-4) at Texas (Dempster 7-2 Detroit (Scherzer 16-7) at Minnesota (Diamond 12-8 Tampa Bay (Hellickson 9-10 White Sox (Floyd 10-11 Seattle (Beavan 10-10 (Griffin 6-1NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB z-Washington9461.606 z-Atlanta9065.5814 Philadelphia7877.50316 New York7184.45823 Miami6689.42628 Central Division WLPctGB x-Cincinnati9362.600 St. Louis8472.5389.5 Milwaukee8075.51613 Pittsburgh7679.49017 Chicago5996.38134 Houston51105.32742.5 West Division WLPctGB x-San Francisco9065.581 Los Angeles8075.51610 Arizona7877.50312 San Diego7481.47716 Colorado6194.39429 z-clinched playoff berth x-clinched division ___ Tuesdays Games Philadelphia 6, Washington 3 Atlanta 4, Miami 3 Cincinnati 4, Milwaukee 2 Pittsburgh 10, N.Y. Mets 6 St. Louis 4, Houston 0 Colorado 10, Chicago Cubs 5, 7 innings San Diego 2, L.A. Dodgers 1 Arizona 7, San Francisco 2 Wednesdays Games L.A. Dodgers 8, San Diego 2 Washington 8, Philadelphia 4 Atlanta 3, Miami 0 Milwaukee 8, Cincinnati 1 N.Y. Mets 6, Pittsburgh 0 Houston 2, St. Louis 0 Colorado 6, Chicago Cubs 0 San Francisco 6, Arizona 0 Thursdays Games Milwaukee at Cincinnati, late Pittsburgh at N.Y. Mets, late Chicago Cubs at Colorado, late Arizona at San Francisco, late Washington at Philadelphia, late Miami at Atlanta, late L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, late Fridays Games Cincinnati (H.Bailey 12-10 Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 16-8 Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 6-8 (Buehrle 13-13 N.Y. Mets (Niese 12-9 (T.Hudson 16-6), 7:35 p.m. Houston (E.Gonzalez 2-1 (Gallardo 16-8 Washington (E.Jackson 9-10 Louis (Wainwright 13-13), 8:15 p.m. Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 6-12) at Arizona (I.Kennedy 14-11 San Francisco (Vogelsong 13-9) at San Diego (Werner 2-2), 10:05 p.m. Colorado (Francis 5-6 (Blanton 9-13AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA N.Y. Jets210.6678175 Buffalo210.6678779 New England120.3338264 Miami120.3336566 South WLTPctPFPA Houston3001.0008842 Jacksonville120.3335270 Tennessee120.33367113 Indianapolis120.3336183 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore210.6679867 Cincinnati210.66785102 Pittsburgh120.3337775 Cleveland030.0005775 West WLTPctPFPA San Diego210.6676351 Denver120.3337777 Kansas City120.3336899 Oakland120.3336188NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Dallas210.6674754 Philadelphia210.6674766 N.Y. Giants210.6679465 Washington120.33399101 South WLTPctPFPA Atlanta3001.0009448 Tampa Bay120.3336067 Carolina120.3335279 New Orleans030.00083102 North WLTPctPFPA Minnesota210.6677059 Chicago210.6677450 Green Bay120.3335754 Detroit120.3338794 West WLTPctPFPA Arizona3001.0006740 San Francisco210.6677065 Seattle210.6675739 St. Louis120.3336078 ___ Thursdays Game Cleveland at Baltimore, late Sundays Games Tennessee at Houston, 1 p.m. San Diego at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Seattle at St. Louis, 1 p.m. New England at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 1 p.m. Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m. San Francisco at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Miami at Arizona, 4:05 p.m. Oakland at Denver, 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Jacksonville, 4:05 p.m. New Orleans at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m. Washington at Tampa Bay, 4:25 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Philadelphia, 8:20 p.m. Open: Indianapolis, Pittsburgh Mondays Game Chicago at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Sporting KC1677553725 Chicago1685534234 D.C.15105504739 New York1488505043 Houston12810464237 Columbus13116453637 Montreal12154404449 Philadelphia8146302933 New England7158293741 Toronto FC5187223455WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA x-San Jose1866606236 x-Los Angeles15114495442 x-Real Salt Lake15114494034 Seattle1379484531 Vancouver10128383140 FC Dallas9129363538 Colorado9183303845 Portland7158293151 Chivas USA7157282145 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. xclinched playoff berth ___ Fridays Game Chicago at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Saturdays Games Toronto FC at New York, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. New England at Houston, 8:30 p.m. Seattle FC at Vancouver, 9 p.m. FC Dallas at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Chivas USA, 10:30 p.m. D.C. United at Portland, 10:30 p.m. Sundays Game Los Angeles at Colorado, 7 p.m.CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS(x-if necessary) (Best-of-3 EASTERN CONFERENCE Connecticut vs. New York Thursday, Sept. 27: New York at Connecticut, late Saturday, Sept. 29: Connecticut at New York, 7 p.m. x-Monday, Oct. 1: New York at Connecticut, 7 p.m. Indiana vs. Atlanta Friday Sept. 28: Atlanta at Indiana, 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30: Indiana at Atlanta, 4 p.m. x-Tuesday, Oct. 2: Atlanta at Indiana, TBD WESTERN CONFERENCE Minnesota vs. Seattle Friday, Sept. 28: Seattle at Minnesota, 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30: Minnesota at Seattle, 9 p.m. x-Tuesday, Oct. 2: Seattle at Minnesota, TBD Los Angeles vs. San Antonio Thursday, Sept. 27: San Antonio at Los Angeles, late Saturday, Sept. 29: Los Angeles at San Antonio, 3 p.m. x-Monday, Oct. 1: San Antonio at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BALTIMORE ORIOLESPlaced LHP Randy Wolf on the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of INF Bill Hall from Norfolk (ILBASKETBALLNational Basketball Association GOLDEN STATE WARRIORSSigned G Carlon Brown, G/F Lance Goulbourne, F Rick Jackson and G/F Tarence Kinsey.FOOTBALLNational Football League NFLFined New England coach Bill Belichick $50,000 and Washington offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan $25,000 for their actions during Sunday's games. ARIZONA CARDINALSSigned RB Alfonso Smith. Released LB Ricky Elmore from the practice squad. Signed LB Zack Nash to the practice squad. ATLANTA FALCONSReleased S Mark LeGree from the practice squad. Signed RB Josh Vaughan to the practice squad. KANSAS CITY CHIEFSPlaced C Rodney Hudson on injured reserve. Signed G Russ Hochstein and C Bryan Mattison. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSReleased DL Marcus Forston. Signed DL Terrell McClain. OAKLAND RAIDERSSigned DL Andre Carter. Signed WR Tori Gurley to the practice squad. PHILADELPHIA EAGLESReleased WR Jeremy Ebert from the practice squad. Signed TE Kyle Nelson to the practice squad. SAN DIEGO CHARGERSSigned WR Malcom Floyd to a three-year contract extension through 2015. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERSReleased WR Jordan Shipley. Signed WR Roscoe Parrish and DE Jeff Charleston. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Football at Lakeland Christian,7 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at Mulberry,6/7:30 p.m.; Cross Country hosts meet,4:30 p.m.; Boys Golf at DeSoto,4:30 p.m. THURSDAY: JV Football vs.Ft.Meade,7 p.m.; Swimming vs.Hardee,5:30 p.m.; Boys Golf vs.LaBelle,3:30 p.m.; Girls Golf at LaBelle,4:15 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Football vs.American Heritage,7 p.m. MONDAY: Golf hosts Crutchfield/Hawkins Invite,Sun N Lake,9 a.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Kathleen,6/7:30 p.m.; Bowling vs.Treasure Coast,3:30 p.m.; Swimming at Lakeland Christian,Rowdy Pool,5:30 p.m. SFSC TODAY: Volleyball hosts Tournament,vs.Gulf Coast,1 p.m.; vs.Lake Sumter,5 p.m. SATURDAY: Volleyball hosts Tournament,vs.Broward,9 a.m.; vs.Clearwater Christian, 3 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Polk State College,7 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball vs.St.Petersburg College,7 p.m. Avon Park SATURDAY: Football at Hialeah Gardens,7 p.m. THURSDAY: JVFootball at Frostproof,7 p.m.; Volleyball vs.DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m. FRIDAY,Oct.5: Football at Clewiston,7 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 F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox . . . . . . S S U U N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 4 4 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox . . . . . . F F O O X X 8 8 p p . m m . Chicago Cubs at Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N C C O O L L L L E E G G E E F F O O O O T T B B A A L L L L F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . H awaii at BYU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n Penn State at Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N N N o o o o n n Minnesota at Iowa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 N N o o o o n n NC State at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 4 4 4 N N o o o o n n Baylor at West Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F F X X 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . A rkansas at Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3 8 8 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Tennessee at Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Ohio State at Michigan State . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . C lemson at Boston College . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 4 4 p p . m m . Arizona State at California . . . . . . . . . . . . . F F X X 6 6 p p . m m . Florida State at South Florida . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 7 7 p p . m m . South Carolina at Kentucky . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 7 7 : : 5 5 0 0 p p . m m . Texas at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . F F O O X X 8 8 p p . m m . Wisconsin at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 9 9 : : 1 1 5 5 p p . m m . O le Miss at Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Oregon at Washington State . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2Times, games, channels all subject to change W W N N B B A A P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . A tlanta at Indiana, Game 1 . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 9 9 p p . m m . 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C M Y K T routs case, on the surface, has been made mostly on his WAR rating, which is 10.5. Meaning, in the simplest terms, that his being in the l ineup is worth 10.5 more wins for his team than if an a verage replacement was in his place. Cabreras WAR of 6.6 wouldnt seem all that shabby, but the saber-heads are regarding Trouts as truly remarkable. Being new to the world of WAR, my guess is the difference between the two, in our old-school terms, would be like the difference between a .300 hitter and someone hitting .260, or maybe a 50 home run guy and someone else hitting 10. I also found that Trout, among Major League center fielders, had the second leading defensive WAR, while Cabrera isnt even a full-time fielder, and not exactly a great one anyway. How each players team finishes the season is another factor that is being discussed, with Detroit just having taken the lead in the AL Central, while the Angels are two games out of the final wild card spot. I could easily stay old school and just look across the overall numbers for both players. They are very close in batting average and Trout hass cored 18 more runs, in about 70 fewer at bats. C abrera has 15 more doubles, 14 more home runs andn early 60 more RBI, though Trout isnt quite counted on as a run producer in the Los Angeles line-up. You could then add that T rout has six triples, to Cabreras zero, or his 47 stolen bases, to Cabreras four, and you would see a more rounded, overall player. T hrow in the defensive difference between the two and it would seem to shift things into Trouts favor. Of course, then the age-old argument comes up is the award for the player with the best stats, or the player who was most valuable to his team. And this is where, in the midst of writing this, I realized that sabermetrics has solved that. Whats more valuable than being worth wins for your team? By crunching the overall numbers and making comparisons, WAR has quantified what the stats amount to. What those numbers, and thus the player, are worth in wins. Then again, if Cabrera does win the triple crown and h is team makes the playoffs, and the Angels fall short, then how valuable were those wins? D an Hoehne is the Sports Editor o f the News-Sun. He can be reached at daniel.hoehne@newssun.com. Lake June WestA Scramble was played on Thursday, Sept. 20. Winning first place was the team of Ken Rowen, Margaret Schultz, J ohn and Gloria Huggett with 52. Tying for second/third places weret he teams of Ron Hesson, Betty Billau, Larry and Chris Heath; Joe a nd Joyce Swartz, Joanna McGill and Mario Cappelletti with 54 each. Closest to the pin: No. 4, John Huggett, 4-feet-11-inches; and No. 8 Charlotte Mathew, 6-feet-11-inches. T he Mens Association played a Mens League event on Wednesday, S ept. 19. Winning first place was the team o f Claude Cash, Dick Denhart, Ott Wegner and Fred Neer with 40. Tying f or second/third places were the teams of Ron Hesson, Norm Grubbs, Dick Reaney and Jack Maginnis; Pete Otway, Mario Cappelletti, Joe Swartz and Larry Heath with 41 e ach. Closest to the pin: No. 4, Larry Heath, 3-feet-4-inches; and No. 8, Joe Swartz, 4-feet.SpringLakeO n Tuesday, Sept. 25, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association conducted a Two Man Team One Best B all tournament on the Panther Creek golf course. This tournament was flighted; Flight A having handicaps of 18 and under and Flight B having handicaps above 18 with teams matched fairly equally within f light. Scoring was done by only counting the best ball for e ach particular hole on a scratch basis. T here was a tie for first place in Flight A, at 74 s trokes, between Ken Kirby and Jack Hoerner and the t eam of Gary Behrendt and Will David. M r. Behrendt started out with an Eagle on the first hole and a Birdie on the second. T hird place went to Jan Hard and Gary Graves with a very close 75 strokes. These guys really Ham and Egged it; Mr. Hard took 5 holes, Mr. Graves took 7 holes, and they tied the other 6 holes. F irst place in Flight B went to Larry Miesner and Jay Payne, who had a Best Ball score of 82 strokes. These gentlemen were an evenly matched team; Mr. Miesner took 5 holes, Mr. Payne took 5 holes and they tied the rest. Second place in B Flight went to Rick Nelson and J im Foote, who made it around in 83 strokes. T his was primarily due to Mr. Nelson, who took 11 holes to Mr. Footes 2, with 5 ties. M r. Foote is examining closely his golfing future. Third place in B was awarded to Richie Eastep and E d Clay, with 87 strokes. But to Lake Placids disadvantage, Avon Park took the lead and ran. Gradually lowering their confidence and execution, it seemed that the Dragons had dug themselves too deep of a hole to climb backo ut of. H olding on to all last h ope, the Lady Dragons tried to fight back closing the score to within just a few points. The Lady Devils, however, finished off the set and match with a final score of 25-21. This loss for the Dragons and victory for the Devils stirs up a bit of excitement i n the district. With Lake Placid having recently defeated DeSoto, with the Bulldogs then beating Avon Park, Tuesdays o utcome creates a three-way t ie for the top spot in the standings. I t shall be an interesting t urn out as the season shuff les and these three teams meet again. The next chapter of the district saga was slated for Thursday with DeSoto visit-i ng the Lady Dragons. T he Devils were at Frostproof Thursday before they too would face the visiting Bulldogs on Thursday,O ct. 4. Elsewhere, Sebring survived its first foray into t heir district slate, eking out a five-set win at Kathleen. P resumptive district favorite Winter Haven came to face the Lady Streaks T hursday night. See Sundays News-Sun f or a recap of Thursdays action. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, September 29, 2012Page 3B G RIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 9/28/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 6 6 7 7 4 4 E .O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 6 6 7 7 6 6 Continued from 1B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE T eresa Devlin goes up for a kill in Tuesdays big win for Avon Park. AP rises with big district win Continued from 1B Stats now show player value NEWYORK (APThe NFLs regular officiating crews are back. Their return couldnt have come soon enough for many players, coaches and fans. After two days of marathon negotiations and mounting frustration throughout the league the NFLand the officialsunion announced at midnight Thursday that a tentative eight-year agreement had been reached to end a lockout that began in June. The deal came on the heels of Seattles chaotic last-second win over Green Bay on Monday night in which the replacement officials struggled. Commissioner Roger Goodell, who was at the bargaining table Tuesday and Wednesday. e are glad to be getting back on the field for this weeks games, NFL Referees Association president Scott Green said. And plenty of players echoed that sentiment. Never thought I would be excited for the refs to come back to work but its about time it was definitely necessary! Cleveland return specialist Josh Cribbs tweeted Thursday morning. Minnesota punter Chris Kluwe chimed in, too. It was a noble experiment, but I think ultimately a failed experiment, from what weve seen. Itll be good not to have to worry about that when were on the field, he said. Regular refs back for NFL


C M Y K Page 4BNews-SunFriday, September 29, 2012w ww.newssun.com sponsor golf; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; sponsor golf; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 6 6 2 2 9 9 tion one of the greatest bass fishing movies of all time. Actually, there are two separate movies, Bigmouth and Bigmouth Forever as well as a great book. Glen Lau, a world famous fisherman and underwater photographer filmed this documentary int he 1970s and won numero us national and international awards for the movie. Narrated by Rod Serling and hosted by Homer Circle, Bigmouth chronicles the life-cycle of a largemouth bass, almost e ntirely underwater through the lens of Glens camera. The photography is breath-taking, with closeups of large bass in schools, as well as bass feeding and striking lures. Our bass club in Ohio purchased the movie in 1974 and watched it frequently as a group and with new members. For many of us, we l earned things about a largemouth bass that might have taken a lifetime of fishing to learn on our own. N ow, 35 years later, with the help of Shaw Grigsby a nd Hank Parker, a sequel to the documentary, Bigmouth Forever was released and received e qually high praise as well as numerous awards. Ive kept copies of both movies for years and only recently realized I hadnt watched either in quite some time. Pulling them out of my library, I soon remembered why I hadnt watched them for years. Both were done in a VHS format. Like many people, I no longer had a VCR. It had been replaced years ago with a DVD and more recently with a Blue Ray disc player. Aquick search on the internet and I found both movies as well as Glen Laus Limited Edition in hardcover, Bass Forever. The movies are $19.99 each and the book can be ordered in soft or hard cover. The internet site is www.reelbass.net. I f youre a die-hard bass fisherman like me, youll want copies of these two great movies and Glens b ook. I guarantee you that you will see things in these m ovies that will dispel many of your common b eliefs about largemouth bass. A s for the book, Bass Forever, Glen reveals 60 years of bass fishing, raising largemouth bass to be world record breakers and underwater photography of this great game fish, whic h can only increase your fishing knowledge and knowhow. I have dozens of great books on fishing books written by Buck Perry, D oug Hannon, Larry Larsen, Frank Sargeant, Kevin VanDam, Bill Siemantel and Bart Crabb, as well as others, but the information in Bass Forever is written by not only a fisherman, but someone who raised largemouth bass and practically lived with them underwater. I highly recommend Glens documentaries andb ook. D on Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He has also taughta few fishing classes at the South Florida Community C ollege. He lives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He can b e reached at 216-339-6571, 330-635-6682 or by email at donorton13@gmail.com. His w ebsite address is theamericanf isherman.com. Continued from 1B Courtesy photo Two videos, as well as Glen Laus book, are highly recommended to fishermen by Don Norton. Bass seen in new light in movies, book Dr. Rotman 3x10.5 0023728 division of the Sunshine PALLakeland League. The next game featured the Mighty Mights. The Eagles offense took the field focused and determined after last weeks loss to the Bulls. Quarterback Graisin Wheelock handed off to Taivion Coston and Alex Pollard, who rushed for several yards throughout the day. T he Eagles defense was impressive in the first half, holding the Hornets to seven points going into the break. But the offense struggled in t he second half. And the defense, though they fought hard with solid t acking by Xavier Mobley, Ronnie Roberts and Coston, but costly turnovers and penalties thwarted all the Eagles efforts. T he final score of the 21-0 loss brings their record to 1-5, placing them in a two-way tie for third place in the division. The third game of the day was the Pee Wee team who met a strong defensive stance from the Hornets after an early score. The Eagles offense drove down the field, with key yardage earned by Kevin Rivera and Kasey Hawthorne resulting in a touchdown by Hawthorne. The two-point conversion kick was also earned by Hawthorne to even things up But the Hornets quickly r esponded with a score of their own, going into halftime with a 14-8 lead. The defense came out in the second half with key tackles by Austin Oppold, Devin Brubaker, Jordan Rose, Austin Smith and ChristianR amos. But another Hornet score lead to the second loss of the season, 20-8, bringing their record to 4-2 and dropping them to third place in the division. Playing the fourth game was the undefeated Junior Varsity team. The Hornets picked off the first pass of the game and converted to take an early lead 60. The Eagles responded quickly when DJ Taylor returned the kickoff 65 yards for a touchdown to tie the game at 6-6. The Eagle defense quickly s hut down the Hornets with Akem JnPierre getting three sacks. In the next drive of the g ame, key yardage was earned by JnPierre, CJ Harris and r unning back Rafael Smith, w ho rushed for 35 yards into the end zone for the second score of the day to make the halftime lead 12-6. The JVdefense dominated the field in the second half with sacks by JnPierre and key tackling by Smith, Jalen Williams and Landen J-Rob Robinson. Akey interception by AJ Robinson helped shut down the Hornets for the day. During the next drive, quarterback Norris Fish Taylor handed off to Williams for another Eagle score, with Smith earning the extra point. The 19-6 win keeps the team undefeated at 6-0 and in first place in the division. The Varsity team earned a victory by forfeit, bringing their record to 6-0 and first place in the division. The Lady Eagle cheerleade rs did a great job cheering the boys on and keeping the crowds spirited. All in all, it was a another g reat day of football for the HYFC organization. T he Eagles will be on the r oad again this week to face the Fort Meade Miners on Saturday, Sept. 29 Games will begin at 9 a.m. Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for children. Come on out to support the Highlands Youth Football and Cheer program. Continued from 1B Courtesy photo Kevin Rivera picked up nice yardage for the Pee Wee Eagles, but not quite enough to get the win Saturday. Eagles take three at Dundee


C M Y K Do your legsh urt or cramp up when you walk or climbs tairs? Does your leg pain go awayw hen you rest but then return when you start to move again? Do you have leg pain that awakens you at night time? Have you noticed a difference int he amount you can walk before the pain starts as c ompared to a few months ago? Do you blame this on old age? M any people mistakenly think that leg pain is a natur al part of getting older. This pain cycle is called intermittent claudication. It can be a sign of peripheral arterial disease. PAD,a lso know as hardening of the arteriesor atheroscleros is of the legs,and affect about 12 million Americans. PAD occurs when the ves-s els that carry blood to your lower body become narrow o r blocked. This makes it harder for blood to reach your leg. U ntreated PAD can result in the leg and foot tissue dying,which also is as gang rene. This may lead to amputation of the toes feet a nd legs. Atherosclerosis can occur in other parts of the body such as the heart a nd brain which can lead to heart attack or stroke. Symptoms of intermittent claudication include. Pain in the calf,thigh, b uttocks. Characterized as aches, c ramps have numbness or tightness; and May be felt in on or b oth legs. Risk factors can include a ge,smoking,high cholesterol,high blood pressure, sedentary lifestyle,obesity,d iabetes,and family history. Smokers have three times greater chance of developing P AD than non-smokers. Smoking causes narrowing o f the blood vessels,which decreases the blood flow to the legs. The amount of oxyg en is reduced increasing leg pain. The blood vessels lining becomes irritated which can speed hardening of the arteries. High choles-t erol plays a role by building up in the walls of the a rteries in the legs,reducing blood flow. High blood pressure cont ributes to hardening of the arteries. A sedentary lifestyle can result in muscle loss,lowering endurance and higherb lood pressure which complicates intermittent claudication. Obesity can raise b lood pressure blood cholesterol and increase the c hance of getting diabetes. One out of three diabetics has PAD. Test to check where your b lood vessels are blocked includes Ankle Brachial Index. ABI measures the ratio of blood pressure in the ankle to that of the arm.D oppler ultrasound uses harmless sound wave to produce and image of the blood vessels. During an angiogram,a d ye in injected into your blood vessels showing where the blockage is. Treatment for PAD includes medication,exercise,therapy,and bypass surgery,min-i mally invasive procedures such as angioplasty and p laque excision. If left untreated,with less blood reaching your feet,m inor injuries to the feet can lead to infection,nonh ealing wounds,gangrene and amputation. Dr. Olga Garcia Luepschen and the Gentle Foot Care Center area t 2 Ryant Blvd. (on U.S. 27 c an be reached 314-9255(walk Visitwww.gentlefootcarecenter.co m. Special to the News-SunAce Homecare plans the following community out-r each events: Monday 8 a.m.,Health Fair,Brookside Bluffs,State Road 17,Zolfo Springs; 10 a.m.,Health Fair,ChathamP ointe,Stenstom Road, Wauchula; and 1 p.m., Caregivers Support Group, Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community,Sun NL ake Boulevard,Sebring. Tuesday 10 a.m., Health Fair,Fair Havens,A partments,Spinks Road, Sebring; and 1 p.m.,Health Fair,Groves,behindS ebring Diner,U.S. 27 Sebring. Wednesday 8 a.m., Health Fair,Villa Del Sol, behind Winn Dixie,U.S. 27A von Park; 9 a.m.,Health Fair,Avon Park Meal Site, M ain Street,Avon Park; and 10:30 a.m.,Coping with Transitions,Crown Pointe, Assisted Living facility,Sun N Lake Boulevard,S ebring. Thursday 10:30 a.m., Caregivers support group, Balmoral Assisted LivingF acility 93 Balmoral Road, County Road 621,Lake Placid. Friday,Oct. 5 8 a.m., Health Fair,Sebring Village,S chumacher Road,Sebring; and 10 a.m.,Health Fair, Highlands Village,Villa Road,Sebring. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, September 29, 2012Page 5B APPLE A DAY HEALTH FOOD; 3.639"; 2"; B lack; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 9 9 3 3 GROVES AT VICTORIA PARK; 1.736"; 3"; Black; 9/7,14,21,28; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 9 9 4 4 INFINITY MARKETING, INC.; 11.25"; 12"; Black; 9/7,14,28,28; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 9 9 5 5 HEALTHYLIVING Do bad habits affect your feet? Community outreach events planned F ootprints Dr. Olga GarciaL uepschen Metro E xercise is a good way to reduce the risk of peripheral arterial disease. The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN


C M Y K You are frustratedb ecause you had carpalt unnel surgery and yourh and still hurts. T here are many causes p inched nerve in the neck,swelling in t he nerve,incomplete release or another overlapping hand problem. About 20-30 percent of people have a pinched nervei n the neck,in addition to the pinching of the median nerve i n the wrist. Many of these respond to physical therapy. When there is a pinched n erve in the neck,the hole that the nerve exits in the n eck is formed by adjacent vertebrae. If the muscles are tight then the hole gets smalle r and aggravates the nerve. Therapy can loosen things up. If this is not enough,then injecting the irritable nerve is the next step. This is done bya nesthesia doctors with training in pain management. The spinal cord and brain have protective barriers that keep all medicines,both good andb ad,out. The only way to get enough medicine in is by i njection. In a few cases,the p roblem in the neck needs surgery. Carpal tunnel (CTS r esult of pressure on the nerve. In most of the modera te cases,releasing the pressure makes the pain go away. In some,the pain goes awayb riefly and then returns. This often feels like the pins and n eedles that you get when your leg goes to sleep and then awakens. If severe,there are several medicines to help in this stage. Ice is also help-f ul. In the more severe CTS, t he nerve is actually regrowing and can also be irritable until it finishes. Sometimest he help of a hand therapist is needed,especially in the m ore severe CTS. Therapists can also help in getting the brain to pay attention to a n erve that has not been communicating (i.e. numb while. This has improved the results in severe carpal tunnel cases. I f you get better for a few months and then worsen,you may be a scar former. This does require re-release. In this case,some fat is takenf rom the hand and wrapped around the nerve. The scar r eforms,but cannot get a g ood squeezeon the nerve. If the original release surgery was with a short inci-s ion or endoscopic then the release may be incomplete. T his is most common if you have had a wrist fracture, have systemic arthritis likeg out,a severe CTS or diabetes all of which cause s car formation around the nerve that is not removed in these techniques. This can be identified by repeating the nerve testing. L astly,some symptoms may be due to trigger fingers, b ad thumb joints or other problems that also give hand pain,but that is the story fora nother column. Dr. Diana D. Carr treats p atients at The Hand & S houlder Specialists offering specialty care close to home with a concentration on healing shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand problems. She is certified by theA merican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.Visit http://handshoulder-specialist.com or call 3 82-7777. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure your condition. Page 6BNews-SunFriday, September 29, 2012www.newssun.com POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; h ealthly living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 9 9 0 0 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black;h ealthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 9 9 1 1 CENTENNIAL COMMITEE/K. HALEY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 9/26,28,30; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 6 6 2 2 8 8 HEALTHYLIVING My hand still hurts! Metro Continued hand pain may be caused by something other than carpal tunnel syndrome. Guest Column D r. Diana Carr D ear Pharmacist: I heard on the Dr. Oz show that green coffee bean extract could help me lose weight,what do you thinko f this? G.H.,Gainesville Answer: I think it has good potential as part of a bigger plan that includes aP aleo diet and exercise. I always recommend a sensible weight loss plan as opposed to a magic pill. The only problem I fores ee is that most people with extra baggage suffer from undiagnosed hypothy-r oidism,adrenal problems such as cortisol imbalance, or estrogen dominance andn o amount of green coffee bean extract will fix that. N evertheless,I know many of you have rushed out to purchase this pillr ather than order blood or urine tests,which is the o nly way to uncover the underlying cause of your weight problems. Im a big fan of Dr. Oz, and Ive had the privilege ofb eing on his show three times. He didnt mention o ne important fact on the segment,so Im going to share it with you today. First,a little background. Dr. Oz said the most e ffective green coffee been supplements contain at least 45 percent chlorogenica cid. It is this naturally occurring compound that inducest hermogenesis,which speeds metabolism and b urns fat. I agree with that and just so you know,tea (black,green or white) andc offee all contain chlorogenic acid; its what imparts t hese drinks with that familiar,slightly bitter taste. Anyway,if you supplement with green coffee bean extract (or drink cof-f ee and tea) then I need to warn you that chlorogenic a cid is a drug mugger of magnesium,iron and zinc: A ll Im suggesting is that you restore what the drug muggersteals from your body. You can do that with a supplement called TraceM inerals,or Hawaiian spirulina,both of which are sold at any health food store or pharmacy.Take it 4 to 6 hours away from theg reen coffee bean extract. Finally,I bet some of you are hung up on the part about coffee and wondering if the drug mugging hap-p ens with decaf. Yes it does. The decaffeination process has no bearing ont his. Chlorogenic acid is still robbing you of essentialm inerals,and possibly other nutrients like your B vitam ins and intestinal microflora (probiotics Herbal teas are fine becauset hey are free of chlorogenic acid. S uzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. Thisi nformation is not intended to t reat, diagnose or cure your condition. What Dr. Oz forgot to say Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen


C M Y K Associated PressLONDON J.K. Rowling plans to return to writing for young people and the author says she doesnt rule out another book set in Harry Potters magical world. Rowling became the worlds most successful living writer with her seven novels about a boy who discovers that he is a wizard and is pitched into battle against the forces of evil. Rowlings first book for adults,The Casual Vacancy,is being published Thursday,five years after the release of the last volume in the Potter saga. The 47-year-old author told the BBC that her next book would be for slightly younger children than the Potter books. And she said that while where Harrys story is concerned,Im done,she was considering a new story set in the same universe. I dont want to go mechanically back into that world and pick up a load of odds and ends and glue them together and say,Here we go,we can sell this, Rowling said in an interview on Wednesday.It would make a mockery of what those books were to me. But ... if I did have a great idea for something else,I probably would do it. I am very averse to the prequelsequel idea. A sidestep could maybe ... well,well see. Rowling also acknowledged that she wished she had had more time to work on a couple of the Potter novels she did not name them which had been written on the run. And I read them,and I think Oh God,maybe Ill go back and do a directors cut,Rowling said. I dont know. The Casual Vacancis the story of a local election that exposes deep rivalries and dark secrets in a seemingly picture-perfect English village. Its decidedly grownup in theme and subject, touching on issues including drug addiction,poverty and self-harm. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, September 29, 2012Page 7B FRAMES AND IMAGES; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 9/28/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 6 6 1 1 6 6 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 92493 publix liquors; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 6 6 6 6 6 6 ENTERTAINMENT MCT A ndy Williams, left, and Glenn Campbell perform at the Moon River Theatre in Branson, Mo., in 2003. Associated PressS T. LOUIS With a string of gold albums,a hit T V series and the signature Moon River,Andy Williams was a voice of the1 960s,although not the s we usually hear about. The singer known for his e asy-listening style and his wholesome,middle-America a ppeal was the antithesis of the counterculture that gave rise to rock and roll. The old cliche says that if you can remember the1 960s,you werent there, he once recalled. Well,I was there all right,but my memory of them is blurred not by any drugs I took but by the relentless pace of the schedule I set myself. W illiamsplaintive tenor, boyish features and clean-cut d emeanor helped him outlast many of the decades rock stars and fellow crooners such as Frank Sinatra and Perry Como. He remained ont he charts into the 1970s, hosting hugely popular Christmas television specials and becoming closely associated with the holiday stan-d ard The Most Wonderful Time of the Year. Williams,who continued to perform into his 80s at the Moon River Theatre he built in Branson,Mo.,announced in November 2011 that he had been diagnosed with bladder cancer and vowed to return to performing the following year,his 75th in show business. T he 84-year-old entertainer died Tuesday night at his B ranson home following a yearlong battle with the disease,his Los Angeles-basedp ublicist,Paul Shefrin,said Wednesday. Williams became a major s tar in 1956,the same year as Elvis Presley,with the S inatra-like swing number Canadian Sunset.For a time,he was pushed into such Presley imitations as Lips of Wineand the No.1 smash Butterfly. But he mostly stuck to what he called his natural styleand kept it up throughout his career. In 1970,when even Sinatra had temporarily retired,Williamsw as in the top 10 with the theme from Love Story, t he Oscar-winning tearjerker. He had 18 gold records, three platinum and five Grammy award nominations. Williams was also the first h ost of the live Grammy awards telecast and hosted the show for seven consecutive years,beginning in 1971. M ovie songs became a specialty,including his signature Moon River.The longing Johnny MercerHenry Mancini ballad was his most famous song,even though he never released it as a single because his record company feared such lines as my huckleberry friendwere too confusing and old-fashioned for teens. T he song was first performed by Audrey Hepburn i n the beloved 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffans,but Mancini thought MoonR iverideal for Williams, who recorded it in pretty much one takand also s ang it at the 1962 Academy Awards. Although Moon R iverwas covered by countless artists and became a hit single for Jerry Butler, Williams made the song his personal brand. In fact,hei nsisted on it. When I hear anybody else sing it,its all I can to do stop myself from shouting at the television screen, No! Thats my song! Williams wrote in his 2009m emoir titled,fittingly, Moon River and Me. The Andy Williams Show,which lasted in various formats through the 1960s and into 1971,won three Emmys and featuredW illiams alternately performing his stable of hits and bantering with guest stars. It was on that show that W illiams who launched his own career as part of an all-brother quartet introduced the world to another clean-cut act the original four singing Osmond Brothers of Utah. Their younger sibling Donny also made his debut on Williams show,in 1963,when he was 6 years old. Moon River crooner Andy Williams dies at age 84 Rowling not ruling out another Harry Potter book Associated PressNASHVILLE,Tenn. George Strait is getting ready to park his tour bus. T he enduring country music superstar announced Wednesday during a news conference at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum thath e will embark on his final tour early next year. S trait will play 20 dates in 2013,then 20 more in 2014 on The CowboyR ides Away tour. He plans to continue recordi ng music and making occasional live appearances after that,but his road warrior days will soon be over. I just dont want to go to the point where I show u p and nobody else does, you know?Strait said in an interview before mak-i ng the announcement. s been great. Ive been d oing it for 30-some odd years and Ive loved it. Sometimes Ive not likedi t as much. And here lately its just the walking out onstage part,thats all g reat. Im still loving that. Its just the hectic p art about touring and traveling and bam bam bam bam. I just feel like its time for me to try something else. N ews of Straits retirement will come as something of a shock in country quarters. Hes so entrenched in the genre hes become part of the bedrock,a landmark to bem arveled at repeatedly over the decades. T he 60-year-old Country Music Hall of Fame member from Texas released his first single Unwoundin 1981,b efore some of todays top stars were born. Since then hes had 59 No. 1 country singles and is the only artist to score a Top1 0 hit in every year of his career. All his albums have gone platinum or gold,selling more than 68 million copies. Traditional country singer Joe Nichols acknowledged Straits impact when he called the singer the Rolling Stones of country music in a 2010 interview. And in a lot of ways, thats been true. Until now. The Stones refuse to retire from the road, while Strait has decided to do it on his own terms. Im sure Ill miss it. Im sure I will,Strait said. How can you not after doing it for so long. It was a hard decision to make. It was tough. Ive lost sleep. But I think about midway through this tour Ill realize that, yeah,I did make the right decision. Its just a part of it. The first leg of the tour will kick off Jan. 18 in Lubbock,Texas,and end June 1 in San Antonio. Dates for 2014 will be announced later. Martina McBride will join Strait on tour in 2013. Strait said he was nervous about whether fans will come out and see him,but thats rarely been a cause for concern over the years. His live show is one of countrys top draws. Hes sold more than 4.3 million headlining concert tickets since 1999,according to Pollstar. S trait h itting the road for the last time N EW YORK (APA jump on the fall television season enabled NBC to get some of its new series sampled. T he premiere episode of Revolution,a J.J. Abrams thriller about a world with the power grid shut down, reached 11.7 million view-e rs last week and finished among the Nielsen Co.s top 10. NBC had aired highlights of the pilot episode during the Olympics and the fulle pisode last Monday,a week before the official s eason opening. An episode of Go On, the Matthew Perry comedy t hat has been aggressively promoted,finished among last weeks top 15 shows, according to Nielsen, which measures media con-s umption. The fast starts by no means guarantee success. But as the fourth-place network,NBC needed to find aw ay to get viewers to at least try their new shows before an avalanche of programming starts for ABC, CBS and Fox. The Voicehas also b een doing well in its return,with both of its e pisodes last week topping 13.5 million viewers. NBCs sampling strategy pays early dividends


C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, September 29, 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 N ame;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, Sebring (just off U.S.27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid).Your place for family, friends and faith.Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m.Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m.Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ.Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m.along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children.Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863Website: www.fbclp.com.Email:information@ fbclp.com.Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary 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 r ight 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/BibleS tudy, 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).BillR aymond, 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.followed by classes at 6:30 p.m.Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m.Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m.Thursdays.Office hours, 9 a.m.to 1 p.m.Monday-Friday.Phone 3826676. First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825;(863 453-5334;on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com.Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister;Bible School 9 a.m.;Worship 10 a.m.;Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m.Nursery provided for all events. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870.Phone:385-0358 or 385-3435.The Rev.Ronald Norton, Pastor;Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.;Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m.Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m.Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.;Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875.Call 3821343.Rev.Steve Hagen, pastor.Sunday services:Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.;Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m.(off siteWednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 146 N. Franklin St.Sunday:10:30 a.m.morning worship and Sunday school.Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m.each second and fourth Wednesday.A free public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services.The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers.All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S.Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: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 Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443.Minister:Kevin Patterson.Times of service are:Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of Avon Park, P.O.Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118.707 W.Main St.Randall Rupert, Pastor.Sunday:Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages;morning worship at 10:45 a.m.;and evening service at 6 p.m.Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m.with special services for children and adults.Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries.If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lak e Placid, 512 W.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852.Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.;Evenin g 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, (Orang e 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 Atonement Lutheran C hurch ELCASEBRING This is the 18th Sunday after Pentecost. Worship service with (open Communion will be led by Rev. Jefferson Cox. The sermon will be based on the gospel reading of Mark 9:38-50. T hursdays is Bible study on the g ospel of John with Sharon Palmer a s leader. The Council meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday in fellowship hall. October Birthday Celebration Sunday is Oct. 7. The annual yard sale will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Organizers are accepting items for the annual yard sale; please no furniture. Contact Ed Graff,John W ade or Jim Fiedler to make arrangements for drop off of items.C hrist Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled Salt Can Lose Its Saltinessthis S unday.The church is at 1320 County Road 64,east of the Avon Park High School,past the fourw ay Stop sign. Thursday will be M ens Fraternity,The Quest for Genuine Manhood. Call 471-2663 or search online at christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Training Church S EBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled False Religionat the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study is the Gospel of John. C hurch of Buttonwood BayS EBRING Pastor Cecil Hess w ill preach Sunday on A Hymn Is B orn and You Are There,and will include solos and instrumentals r egarding the origin of favorite h ymns. The service is non-denominat ional and open to all. The church is on U.S. 27,four miles south of Highlands Regional Medical Center. Call 382-1737 for information.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon,e Are All In This Together,with Scripture taken from James 5:13-20. The church is 1.7 miles west of U .S. 27 on County Road 634 ( Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING Fellowship L utheran Church Rally Day activities will begin with a brunch served in the fellowship hall and each classroom at 9:15 a.m. Sunday.Visit classrooms and dis-p lays,check out table display sin the fellowship hall. At 9:45 a.m. will be the introduction of Grow,Proclaim, Serve,the Sunday School curricu-l um,sign Growing in Leaps and Bounds,sign Bible verse Ps. 77:11 with Vicki VanDam. Thefirst unit is We Remember Moses,presentation of Bible les-s on Crossing the Sea,sing When Israel Was in Egypts Land,close with prayer grow,p roclaim,servand free time will follow at10 a.m. Faith Lutheran Church is at 2740 L akeview.First Christian ChurchAvon ParkA VON PARK The Wednesday evening Bible study will be from t he book of I Timothy.At 6 p.m. Sunday will be movie night. Come for a good time and enjoy the presentation. First Christian Church of Avon P ark is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 453-5334 or e-mail firstchristianap@embarqmail.com with any questions or to request information.T he church website is www.firstchristianap.com.First Christian Church (Disciples of ChristSEBRING At the Lords T able this Sunday morning will be Dick and Sharron Campbell. Communion will be served by Fran Goff,Effie Simmonds and Carol Chandler. G reeting the congregation will be Cy and Ruby Nickelson. The acolyte for the day is Heaven Kunsak. Working with Childrens Church will be Shirley Ann V.Wood andC arol Graves. The pastors sermon is titled Thanks For Their Gifts,taken from Philippians 4:10-13. For any additional information, c all the church office at 385-0352. The church is at 510 Poinsettia A ve.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkA VON PARK On Sunday morning,the pastors sermon is t itled Whats the Solution?based on John 3:1-7 and I Peter 1:3-5. In the adult Sunday school class, the pastor is continuing the series titled Faith Lessons of the Life a nd Ministry of the Messiahsponsored by Focus on the Family. T he lessons are filmed on location in Israel and narrated by hist or ian/teacher Ray Vander Laan. S pecial music will be provided by Margaret Phillips. O n Wednesday evening,Bible study will be How Do We Glorify G od?Childrens Choir and M inistry is from 6-7:30 p.m. Adult choir practice is at 6:30 p.m. T he church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two entrances on Lagrande Street). Call 453-3242.F irst Presbyterian Church of SebringS EBRING Gods Planis t he title of Sunday mornings sermon given by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer. M iriam Circle meets at 10 a.m. M onday in the adult classroom. R uth Circle meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday; call for meeting place. Youth Group (for middle school a nd high school students) meets from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in fellowship hall. Vision Committee meets at 3:30 p .m. Wednesday.First United Methodist RELIGION Church News C ontinued on page 9B


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, September 29, 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 Tuesday of month;Ladies Group WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of month with lunch.Bringa dish to pass.Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community.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. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m.Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise.Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship.Come worship and fellowship with us.For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863 see christlutheranavonpark.org Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring.Reverend Robert Reinhardt, Pastor.Church phone: 385-7848, 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 s pecial holiday services.Other activities and groups include: Choirs;Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates).Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Sunday:American Sign Language:First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second W orship 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 servi ce, 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 T iger 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 C hildrens 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 second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial AcademyC hristian 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., S ebring.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 a nd 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 Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852.The Rev.Fred Ball.pastor. Claude H.L.Burnett, pastoral assistant.Sunday schedule:Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.;New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m.Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning.Middle School Youth, 4 p.m.;High School Youth, 5:30 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship.Church office, 465-2422 or www.memorialumc.com .Lakeview Christian School, VPK to grade 5; 465-0313. St.John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.Nursery provided for all services.Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United 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 Church of SebringSEBRING The Rev.A.C. Bryants sermon will be World Peace vs. Gods Peacewith theS cripture reading from Acts 16:3540. Wednesday is Family Night with food,fun and Bible study beginning at 5:30 p.m. U nited Methodist Men will meet Monday at 6 p.m. in Family Life Center. United Methodist Women will meet Tuesday at 11 a.m.,for as alad luncheon with guest speaker Rich Heilig,youth director. Open to everyone. Come and enjoy thep rogram. The church is downtown at 126 S. Pine St. Visit the website atw ww.sebringfirstumc.com. Call the church office for information at 3 85-5184.Grace Pointe ChurchSEBRING Grace Pointe Church Ministries is at 200 Lark Ave.,Sebring Hills clubhouse. Home Bible Study series continu es Tuesday with The Canaanites Part 3. For more information and location,call 658-2534. Battleground Summer series continues on Sundays. Learn from biblical wartime strategies to fight a spiritual battles.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this Sunday will be Learning to Love God,with Scripture from Mark 12:29-31. T he service will include Heartland teenagers performing a skit. Little Heartland Singers,Mary VanHooreweghe and Flossi Moore, will sing AWonderful Savior. The church is at 2705 Alternate R oute 17 South (behind Publix phone number is 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchL AKE PLACID Pastor Claude Burnett will preach at the N ew Song Contemporary Service in Rob Reynolds Hall on the theme Favorite Stories of the Bible. Pastor Jerry McCauley will p reach at the Heritage Worship S ervice and the Celebration W orship Service on the subject Dont You Know?with the Scripture text from I Corinthians 6 :19-20. Youth Group will meet at the Lighthouse from 5-7 p.m. for Pizza and Game Night. The church is at 500 Kent Ave. For information,call 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday Bible lesson,Steadfast Love,is taken f rom Hebrews 13 and I Corinthians 13 (KJVastor Jim Scaggs will bring the message. The evenings ervice will be the end-of-themonth sing,followed by fellowship time. T he Wednesday service will be p raise,prayer and interactive Bible s tudy. On Oct. 7,Rev. Randy Bryant, executive secretary of Florida Free Will Baptists,will preach in the evening service. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church is at 3413 Sebring Parkway. F or information,call 382-3552.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING The Boy Scouts will have a stroganoff dinner from 4 -7 p.m. Saturday. S unday morning,the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr.s message will be The Prayer of Faith. B iblical reference is from James 5:13-20.Sebring Church of the B rethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning,the pastor will preach on For God and My Neighbors Good. Sunday school will be studying Gods Majesty and Human Dignity,looking at the Scripture from Psalm 19.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. The Rev. Clyde Weavers Sunday morning sermon will be Dont Be Led Away.A special collection for the F lorida Methodist Childrens Home will be received. Fellowship foll ows the service. Continued from page 8B RELIGION Church News Emmaus gathering plannedLAKE PLACID There w ill be a county wide open gathering for alumni and those i nterested in attending the upcoming Emmaus Walk at M emorial United Methodist o f Lake Placid on Saturday,Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m. Bring your name tag and a dish for pot luck dinner. Small group discussions and communion are planned. Childc are will be provided. For mo r e information,call Gayle at 3810790 or email beechhiker@embarqmail.com/.C hurch hosting Radical sermon seriesL AKE PLACID First P resbyterian Church of Lake P lacid,at 117 North Oak Ave. is currently doing the sermon s eries based on the book Radical,by David Platt. T T his book is a biblically Snapshots C ontinued on page 10B


C M Y K G ive thanks in all things. If youre having a bad day, y ou might be thinking,I just had a bad day. How can I give thanks in all things? Iu nderstand because my normal reaction is to get mad a nd maybe even feel like throwing my keys or slamming a door. H owever,Gods word shows us a better way of handling bad days or difficult situations in I Thessalonians 5:16,17( NKJV). I Thessalonians 5:16,17 states:Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this ist he will of God in Christ Jesus for you.There are f our key words in this verse: rejoice,pray,thanks,andw ill. In verse 16,the Lord doesnt say rejoice or be glad sometimes; He says all the time. Next,we are to pray continuously and giveH im thanks in all circumstances. Finally,the last part of the verse tells us that the instructions commanded int his verse are His will for our lives. To make this verse personal,substitute you for your own name. The passage is easier to understand when it is broken down,but how do we apply it to our lives daily especially when we have had a couple of bad days? Let me share an example from my own life. On the first day,I was ready to face the day with gusto and had a good attitude. I made a list with chores,and I was determined to thoroughly clean my house. Keep in mind,I home school my son. In addition,I had great plans pertaining to his school work. Also,my calendar showed that we were supposed to go to a friends house for coffee and tea. Sounds pretty good? The day didnt go so well after all. My sons asthma flared up,and we ended up not getting to do as much of his school work as I wanted to do. Later,I made an attempt to start working on my chores. Just great! I knocked over a small glass dish and broke it and cut my thumb from the tip to the middle. It was bleeding profusely,and I tried to bandage it myself. No such luck. I ended up calling my friend who is a nurse,and she was gracious enough to come by and help me. In the mean time,I was to keep pressure on the cut. I was so aggravated by this point. As you can tell,my plans for the day had been completely ruined. While I was waiting,I thought what am I going to d o? Im not worki ng any more,and I dont h ave workm ans compensation a nymore. At this point,I began to pray and put on a praise song. While talking to the Lord,Ia cknowledged that He already knew I would cut my thumb. I asked Him to begin healing it,and I also brought my concern before Hima bout not wanting to go to the doctor or ER because I d idnt want stitches. My friend,who is a nurse,final-l y arrived,and she gave me great news. I didnt need stitches. God answered my prayer quickly. A fter she left,I continued on the best I could. I was sad that I couldnt go out for coffee. I became even madder when the throbbing paink ept me awake all night. This was just one bad day. The next day wasnt much better because my sons asthma was worse. I went to the Lord,and I started telling Him about all of the things in my life that I was tired of. Later,the Lord reminded me that I needed to b e thankful. He helped me find joy in the midst of my t roubles by reminding me of my blessings. I had a breathing machine and medicine tot reat my sons asthma. I was able to stay home with him w hile he was sick,and I had my special friend available for a short time to come and t ake care of my thumb. I had many things to be thankful for,but I didnt notice them when I was whining. It was completely normal t o not like what was going on,but why was I angry? Did you notice how many times I used the word I and my?I also said,myp lans.Things didnt go my way.They went the way God w anted them to,and maybe I should have taken more timet o consider what His plans were before filling up my calendar with weighty expectations. Is it possible that my attit ude would have been a little better? The next time you are having a bad day,I encourage you stop and take timet o reflect. Think of something that might cheer you up. Talk to the Lord and begin trying to thank Him right in the midst of your difficult situation. L eslie Deese is a Sebring resident. She can be reached at ljb_628@yahoo.com. Page 10BNews-SunFriday, September 29, 2012www.newssun.com sesame street; 3.639"; 7"; Black; Sesame Street; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 4 4 3 3 4 4 rooted,grace-saturated, challenging and hopeful look at your personal life and growth as Christians. Sunday worship times are at 9 and 11 a.m. If you would like to learn more about the sermon series, please go to www.fpclp.com and click on to The Radical Experiment.McDowell new pastor at Sparta Road Baptist ChurchSEBRING Come and meet pastor Mark McDowell and wife, Darlene,this Sunday at Sparta Road Baptist Church. The new pastor and his wife have three daughters and six grandchildren. Make plans to visit the church Oct. 14-17 for an old-fashioned,soul-stirring revival with Rev. Don W. Graham. Graham has preached the Word of God in England, Brazil,Costa Rica, Columbia,Tanzania,Israel and across America. He has served with the Foreign Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention and with Life Action Ministries of Niles, Mich. Sunday services for the revival will be 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and MondayWednesdays at 6 p.m.Sheets to visit Crossroads FellowshipSEBRING Join Crossroads Fellowship of Sebring in welcoming Dutch Sheets,an internationally known speaker, author and recently named the executive director of Christ for the Nations Institute,at 6 p.m. Saturday,Oct. 13 and 10 a.m. Sunday,Oct. 14. Sheets is a successful author who has written many books,including the bestseller Intercessory Prayer. His other books include The River of God, atchman Prayer, Praying for America, The Beginners Guide to Intercession,How to Pray for Lost Loved Ones,and s Timing for Your Life.His latest book, Dream,was released in May of 2012. For more information, call 655-0212 or e-mail mail@crossroadsfl.com.Warehouse store adjusts hours for winterAVON PARK Starting Friday,the Church of the Redeemer Warehouse store will be open both Fridays and Saturdays for the winter season. Many bargains may be had. Our commitment to persons in need is reflected in the minimal prices for donated items. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.,each day. Location is U.S. 27 in Avon Park; watch for signs. Continued from page 9B Courtesy photo Students at Highlands University Preparatory School joined millions of other Christian youth across the country Wednesday to gather around the American flag for prayer, Bible reading, and singing. See You At The Pole originated in 1990 with a group of Texas high school students determined to influence their schools and nation for the Christian faith. The annual event is held on the fourth Wednesday of September ont housands of public school campuses in every state that are not permitted to sponsor the expressions of any religion. Student Congress officers led the special event, and Youth for Christ shared the experience with Highlands UPrep students. Courtesy photo Celebrating the 50th Anniversary Mass of St. James Catholic Church, Lake Placid on Sept. 15 is (from left) Rev. Michael J. Cannon, Bishop Frank Dewane, Rev. Jose Gonzalez, St. Catherine, Sebring, Rev. Luis F. Albarracn, St. James, Rev. Nicholas McLoughlin, (background) Our Lady of Grace,Avon Park, Rev. Sean Mulcahy, Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Lorida. RELIGION Snapshots See You At The Pole W ay down in the country, it is customary to measure medicine with whatever is handy.A small-town doctor once met the husband ofo ne of his patients on the street. Hos your wife, Jake?he asked. Did you give her that sleeping powder as I suggested? J ake answered,ell, Doc,you told me to give her just as much as I could get on a quarter. I didnt have a quarter,so I gave herw hat I could get on five nickels. That was a week ago,and shes still asleep! I t is a fact of life that we all must take directions from someone. A childm ust take directions from his parent. A student must t ake directions from his teacher. A patient must take directions from his doctor.I f they ignore those directions,they get into trouble. C onsider,however,the cost to each of those people if they chose not follow the directions exactly as they were given to them. Thec hild might get hit by a car because he did not look b oth ways before crossing the street. The student might fail a major examb ecause he did not listen to all of the instructions b efore taking it. The patient might overdose on a drug a nd even die because he took more than the amount prescribed. N ow,think about our relationship with God. He gives us directions abouth ow to live our lives. And, as in the previous cases,the c hoice to follow those directions is ours. We can either follow or not followt he commandments of God. Yet,some people would h ave us believe that there is a third option. They teach that following some or most of Gods commands is good enough. Ridiculous! This ist he problem with so many religions today.They prof ess to believe in God and obey His teachings until they find one they do notl ike. Then,they either ignore it or change it into s omething they do like. W e read in Matthew 28:18 20,And Jesus came up and spoke to them,saying,All authority has been given to Me in heaven ando n earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations,baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,t eaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo,I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Did you notice that? Wea re to teach and obey all that Jesus commanded us. The Bible,our source for G ods instructions,teaches us that we must simply obey,without exception,allo f the commands God has given us to the best of our a bilities. Then,we will not overdose or underdose on Gods prescription for ours piritual lives. In fact,we will receive just exactly w hat we need to live in this life and the life to come. So,follow the directions. K evin's Komments by Kevin Patterson is presented by the Sebring Parkway church of Christ assembling at 3800 S ebring Parkway. Find the church on the Internet at w ww.sebringcoc.com, or e-mail sebringparkway@sebringcoc.co m. Taking Gods prescription for life Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson Courtesy photo Rev. Mark McDowell and his wife, Darlene; he is the new pastor of Sparta Road Baptist Church in Sebring. Give thanks in all things 50th Anniversary Mass at St. James Come To The River Leslie Deese


C M Y K By CHRISTY LEMIRE AP Movie CriticIts distracting at first:the fact that youre looking atJ oseph Gordon-Levitt but he doesnt look exactly like the J oseph Gordon-Levitt youve come to know and love. Arent his eyes brown? Isnth is nose longer and thinner? Even the blasi smirk on his face seems like an unfamiliar e xpression given his usual likable,boyish cool. T hen Bruce Willis shows up,and you realize,a-ha! Gordon-Levitt,tweaked slightly through blue-green contact lenses and prostheticm akeup,is essentially channeling Willis because they play the same character reunited in the future over 30 years of time travel. Its not a dead-on impression or even a parody,and its notm eant to be; this is not Josh Brolin doing a younger vers ion of Tommy Lee Jones in the most recent Men in Blackmovie. But the sighs and the cadence and the general persona are there. S o now that weve gotten that out of the way,we can focus on the really mindboggling stuff. We havent even begun to e xplain the premise of Looperyet and your head is probably already starting to hurt in a good way. Its worth the effort. Fans of time-travel movies know that much of the fun of the genre comes from obsessing over whether it all makes sense, both while youre watching it and in long,complicated conversations afterward. Loopermakes sense ... I think. Ive got a couple logistical questions. But whats smart about it and what makes it more compelling than colder sci-fi is the way writer-director Rian Johnson establishes the machinery of the time-travel concept,then steadily pushes it into the background in favor of exploring his characters and the difficult questions they face. Johnsons feature debut 2005s Brick,a verbally stylized film noir set in a modern-day Southern California high school,also starring Gordon-Levitt signaled him as an ambitious filmmaker with a distinctive voice. Here,with his third film,hes expanded both his scope and his eye for vivid detail. He incorporates a variety of genres and influences,from dystopian,futuristic science fiction and dark comedy to parental drama and romance,with a Wild-W est shootout and even some Terminatorthrown i n. But he always stays true to his characters in his fully realized world. The beginning of Looperlooks like some-t hing that might best be described as Les Miserablesmeets a Lancome ad. The year is 2044,and A merica has fallen into a state of stylish squalor. Gordon-Levitts character, Joe,is a junkie and former criminal who makes ends meet in this depraved world by working as a looper,a hired gun. (Paul Dano plays his troublemaking co-worker.) Time travel hasnt been invented yet,but it will be 30 years further in the future. A powerful mob boss known as the Rainmaker sends his enemies back in time to have them obliterated with no bodies to dispose of and no loose ends. All Joe and his fellow loopers have to do is stand in a certain place at a certain time and the victim will show up,hooded and kneeling. One quick blast and its over. But sometimes,future versions of the loopers themselves show up on the spot; this is known as closing your own loop,and it means getting a handsome payout and a set period of 30 more years to live it up. Trouble is,when Joes loop arrives in the form of Bruce Willis,he hesitates,then watches as his future self runs off. Although there the same person,decades of life exper ience have put them at cross-purposes,and in a dazzlingly clever nugget of ac oncept,each is hunting the other. The Willis version of t he character wants to stop the Rainmaker when hes just a young boy so that hem ay enjoy the happy life hes fought so hard for; to achieve this goal,he makes s ome choices that many in the audience will find unsett ling. But the Gordon-Levitt version is so selfish,he simply doesnt care he just wants this old man to die already. T he scene in which they meet at a diner and spell out what they want over plates of steak and eggs is both thrilling and darkly funny. This is perhaps the most flawed character Gordon-L evitt has played,but theres always great honesty and h umanity in everything he does. And while Willis gets to flex his action-star muscles,its the vulnerability and world-weariness of hisp erformance thats even more appealing. The introduction of Emily Blunt,as a single mother seeking refuge from big-cityl ife on a farm with her strikingly gifted young son (Pierce Gagnon,with tremendous presence beyond his years),adds another emotional layer to this story. It softens and slows the film down but thats not necessarily a bad thing; its just one more example of how Looperkeeps changing effortlessly and taking you to unexpected places past,present and future. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, September 29, 2012Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 9/28/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 6 6 7 7 8 8 DIVERSIONS Dear Abby: I have been married for 35 years. We have one daughter. My husband has this thingaboutg rabbing other womens behinds. He hugs them and then goes in for a grab. It bothers me so much. It hurts my feelings and Ih ave told him so,but he still does it. Men have told me they d ont want him touching their wives this way. Others have said its disre-s pectful to me. He says he will try to stop doing it. T ry? That doesnt set well with me. What do you think about t his? Am I overreacting? After all these years,I just d ont know what to think. Hands Off in Rochester,N.Y. Dear Hands Off: I agree that pinching otherw omens bottoms is disrespectful (unless youre in I taly,where its the norm). It appears you have spent 35 years married to anu nrepentant lecher. Id think that by now he would h ave trouble hugging any woman twice if she saw him with arms outs tretched. Because you cant convince your husband to change his ways,try this: When a man complainsa bout your husbands misbehavior,tell him he should deliver that message directly to your spouse. Perhaps that will get thep oint across. D ear Abby: I recently married a wonderful man,a nd I like my in-laws very much. There nice,welcoming people and we get along well. Theres just one problem:They are theb iggest enablers I have ever met. With my husband it isnt a big deal because hes very self-sufficient. On theo ther hand,his 30-year-old brother has lived with them for three years. He is jobless and has a drinking problem. His parents dont encourage him to look for work. They give him an allowance,pay all his court costs and drive him around because he got a DUI. They even pay his cellphone bill. What is my place in all of this? Should I say anything? My fear is that when my husbands parents die, his brother will become our p roblem. Looking Ahead in Colorado D ear Looking Ahead: Dont say anything to your h usbands parents. The pattern they are following is one that was set long ago,a nd nothing you can say will change it. It may,howe ver,cause serious hard feelings. The person you should talk to is your husband,so that well in advance of hisp arentsdemise,you will be in agreement about his b rother finally taking responsibility for himself or suffering the conse-q uences of his actions. D ear Abby: I love my co-workers,but several of them have an aggravating h abit of walking into my office,uninvited,while Im eating lunch at my desk. They then proceed to tell me their latest news,jokeo r war story. Abby,those of us who eat at our desks do it so we can keep working and be ready to respond to work-r elated contacts as they come in,not to socialize. B esides,isnt it just as rude to interrupt someone whilet here eating as it is while there talking? I wish my beloved co-workers would save it for the water cooler. Sandwichedin San D iego Dear Sandwiched: I dont think its rude. But because you do,its up to you to tell your well-mean-i ng co-workers that when youre working at your desk,youd prefer not to be interrupted because it breaks your concentration. If you speak up nicely,Im sure they wont love you any less,and then you will love them even more. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Husbands rear attacks require frontal approach Dear Abby Courtesy of Alan Markfield/MCT J oseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis as Joe in TriStar Pictures, Film District, and End Game Entertainments action thriller Looper Movie Review Looper R ating: R (strong violence, language, some sexuality/ n udity and drug content) R unning time: 119 minutes R eview: (of 4 Looper takes you to unexpected places By DAVID GERMAIN A P Movie WriterThe focus of the saveour-school drama Wont Back Downpracticallya ssures it will fail to join the ranks of great,or even good,education tales. The movie takes the story out of the classrooma nd into the halls of bureaucracy,leaving almost every kid behind to center on twop lucky parents battling entrenched administrators and union leaders to turna round a failing school. So essentially,its a s chool board meeting. Or school bored. Despite earnest performances fromM aggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis as a pair of m oms leading the fight, ont Back Downlives down to its bland,usagainst-them title with a simple-minded assault ont he ills of public schools that lumbers along like a m ath class droning multiplication tables. Director and co-writer D aniel Barnz (Beastly made his feature debut with 2 009s Phoebe in Wonderland,an intimate story of a troubled girl a ided by an unconventional teacher. Here,Barnz gets lost in red tape as Wont Back Downgives us the inside dope on the teachersl ounge,the union headquarters,the principalteacher showdown,the hushed halls of the board of education. T heaters should install glow-in-the-dark versions o f those old clunking classroom clocks so viewers canc ount the agonizing minutes ticking by as they watch the movie. Prefaced by the generic inspired by true eventst ag,ont Back Down stars Gyllenhaal as single mother Jamie Fitzpatrick, whos desperately trying to get her dyslexic daughter( Emily Alyn Lind) into a better place than John Adams,the dreadful innercity school she now attends. Jamie befriends Adams teacher Nona Alberts (Davis),a once-inspired educator worn down by the system and by trouble at home as her marriage crumbles and her son struggles at school himself. So you want to start a school with me?Jamie asks Nona,after learning about a program that allows parents and teachers to huddle up and seize control of failing schools. Jamie and Nona face predictable hurdles as virtually everyone schemes to dash their plans. The supporting cast is wasted in shallow roles,among them Rosie Perez and Oscar Isaac as fellow teachers,Ving Rhames as a charter-school principal and Holly Hunter as a conflicted union official. Its inspiring to hear about parents going all-out to secure a better education for their kids. Its dreary watching them jump through the hoops they face in Wont Back Down, though. You end up longing for a dose of classroom fireworks a taste of Sidney Poitier in To Sir, with Lovor Edward James Olmos in Stand and Deliver. ont Back Downis an emotional drop-out by comparison. Rated PG for thematic elements and language. Running time:121 minutes. Two stars out of four. ont Back Down fails to make the grade


C M Y K LIVING 12B PA GE News-Sun Friday, September 28, 2012 FloorsEven if you vacuum regularly, floors and carpets could use a deep down cleaning now and then. For carpeted areas Start by vacuuming as usual,to pick up surface debris. Move as much furniture out of the room as possible. (If you cant move it,put some plastic under it to protect the legs.) If you dont want to rent a carpet cleaner,you can use a handheld electric spot scrubber to remove stains.For hardwood or vinyl tile areas Vacuum as usual. Remove as much furniture as possible. Use a steam mop to clean and sanitize the floor. Many models have triangular pads to help you get into corners and around furniture more easily.For other tiled areas If your tile is natural stone, treat stains based on type. If the stain is calcium based, from grout buildup,mineral deposits or hard water,use a pHbalancedcleanerfor stone.BathroomFreshen up the bathroom with these simple cleaning tricks.Take care of the tub by scrubbing with baking soda on a clean,damp sponge. Rinse,then wipe dry.You can clean and deodorize your vinyl shower curtain by giving it the same baking soda treatment.If you have stone,granite or marble surfaces, use a cleaner made specifically for those materials,such as DuPontSoap Scum Remover or DuPont Mold and Mildew Stain Remover for natural stone. Some general purpose cleaners may contain acids,bleach or ammonia that could break down the sealer on natural stone,making the surface more likely to stain.Brighten up the bathroom by cleaning the window, mirrors,light fixtures and even the light bulbs with multipurpose surface wipes.KitchenTake care of those areas that might not get daily attention.Empty the refrigerator and toss anything out of date or that looks like a science experiment. Remove the shelves and bins,giving them a good cleaning with a solution of 1/4 cup multisurface cleaner and one gallon of warm water. Rinse and dry thoroughly before putting them back.Clean and sanitize surfaces that come into contact with food. To sanitize washable hard,nonporous surfaces such as granite,without damaging them,spray DuPont Sanitizer for Sealed Natural Stone. Spray until thoroughly wet and leave it for one minute. Wipe with a clean cloth or let air dry do not rinse. Learn more tips to care for natural stone at www.dupont.com/jbtips. Use a duster with a long handle to clean in higher areas,such as the tops of cabinets,ceiling corners, vents and recessed lighting fixtures.ClutterConquering clutter will make your home look better right away.Divide and conquer Sort items into piles for storing,donating or throwing away. When youve tossed the junk and donated designated items,its time to start storing.Give everything a home Instead of putting things into whatever container you might have,look for storage containers to fit your particular needs. You can find flexible containers to slide under beds or fit into closet corners; clear totes to hold toys or larger items; divided drawer inserts to organize desk and junk drawers; and even attractive baskets and boxes that can store what you need while adding color and design to the room.FurnitureIn order to keep your furniture looking its best,you need to do more than simply dust now and then.For upholstered furniture Vacuum upholstery and spot clean as needed. For leather pieces,you can get rid of old marks and stains with a specially formulated remover. Use oil-free leather cleaner and protector to keep the original look and feel of the leather.For wood furniture To remove grime and other residues,use a purifying wood cleaner,then follow up with a revitalizing furniture wood polish. It will help enhance and preserve the woods natural beauty.AppliancesThey take up a lot of real estate in the home make sure there clean,too.Washing machines can build up a sticky residue inside. If your machine doe s not have a specific washer cleaning cycle,add liquid chlorine bleach to the dispenser and run a normal cycle with hot water.Check the drain area of your dishwasher and remove any bits of food or small items. Place a bowl, right side up,in the top rac k and fill it with one cup of white vinegar.With nothing else inside,run the dishwasher on its shortest cycle to remove soap scum and hard water buildup.Dont forget the outside of your appliances. For light cleaning,dilute 1/4 cup multi-purpose cleaner in a gallon of warm water. Wipe your washer,dryer and refrigerator clean. For tougher cleaning,use some full-strength multi-purpose cleaner directly on a spong e. Rinse surfaces thoroughly with plain water afterwards. Regular cleaners can leave residue on stainless steel surfaces,however,so use a product such as DuPont Stainless Steel Cleaner that will clean now and resist fingerprints and grease later on.FAMILY FEATURES Giving your home a good cleaning doesnt have to be a big chore. You can make the whole house look and feel fresher by focusing on a few key areas. Photos courtesy of Getty Images