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: 11-28-2012
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 Wednesday-Thursday, November 28-29, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 146 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 79 56C omplete Forecast PAGE 12A Pleasant with sun and some clouds F orecast Question: Would you recycle more if the entire county had singlestream recycling? Next question: Do you decorate the outside of your home for Christmas? www.newssun .comM ake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Lois Anderson Age 82, of Sebring George Coyle Age 79, of Sebring Linda Gallegos Age 62, of Avon Park Teri Gallovich Age 49, of Sebring Doris Lovelette Age 97, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 59.6% No 40.4% T otal votes: 99 Celebrations9B Classifieds9A Clubs & Organizations6B Community Briefs5A Crossword Puzzle11B Dear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Friends & Neighbors8B Holidays10B Lottery Numbers2A NASCAR This Week3B Sports On TV2B Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip low down; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 8 8 9 9 2 2 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING It is the perfect time of year to reach out to military members on active duty and deployed overseas this Christmas. The Highlands County Education and Education Support Professionals associations ask the community to help them in their Treats for Troopdrive. This drive is being conducted at each school and at several work sites in the school district,HCEA president Steve Picklesimer said. It is our pleasure to collect some treats for those troop members who have family ties in our district. Troops have a wide range of needs,from food items to shaving cream to Frisbees and AAA batteries. For example,dry powdered drinks are very popular,especially Yoo-Hoo,Gatorade, Kool-Aid and Crystal Lite; dry soups like Ramen Noodles of Cup-of-Soup; sunflower seeds,beef-jerky and Slim Jims; tuna and chicken salad,but only those in foil packets; hard pretzels, Cheetos,Chex Mix,Wheat Thins,Ritz Crackers,gum and hard candy,which much be individually wrapped in large bags; granola bars, Power Bars,cereal bars,Cliff Schools collecting Treats for Troops Dragons fall to OHSB rahmanslong-range s hots too much for LP SPORTS, 1BDont be lateM ailing deadlines f or holidays looming PAGE3 A LIVING,12B See TREATS,page 7A News-Sun file The Central Florida Bar-B-Que Festival will offer plenty of good eats this weekend. Avon Park Christmas Parade By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Barbecue lovers get ready for a tasty weekend as the annual Central Florida Barbecue Festival, created by the Sebring Firemen Inc., returns to the city in a big way. Beginning at noon Friday,barbecue teams from all over Florida will begin cooking up tasty dishes for festivalgoers and,of course,judges. The BBQ Fest is the last statewide event this year before The Florida Barbecue Association State Championship. Event chairman Jim Fortner expects a larger-than-normal turnout at this years Fest due to a tight race for the BBQ Fest beefs up this year See BBQ,page 5A News-Sun photo SAMANTHA GHOLAR The Longs Air Conditioning Inc. float a Christmas parade tradition spreads holiday cheer, filling Main Street with bubbles Monday night during the annual A von Park Christmas parade. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Holiday decorations filled the streets and floats Monday night during the annual Avon Park Christmas parade. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Float riders greet parade watchers Monday night during the annual Avon Park Christmas parade. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Wells Motor Company races down the Avon Park Christmas parade route Monday night while wishing residents happy holidays. MOREPHOTOS,7A B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comA VON PARK Dr. Norman Stephens,president of South F lorida State College retires June 30,2013. He began his tenure on September 3,2002. The News-Suns at down to talk to him about what it takes to be a president of a vibrant,growing community college community in the sense of being a part of,and serving,its communit y. A good,effective president, Stephens said,creates an environStephens guided college through changes SFSC president reflects on his decade at school Courtesy photo SFSC president Dr. Norman Stephens during the Panther 5K.H e retires in June 1213 after 10 e nergetic years. He isnt going anywhere, he said. Highlands County is home. S ee STEPHENS,page 8A


C M Y K Special to the News-SunS EBRING With thousands of shoe box gifts already collected in Sebring, area residents are encouraged to continue packing boxesf or Operation Christmas Child through Build a Box, an online giving tool. This year, the Samaritans Purse project expects tor each a milestone collecting and delivering shoe boxes to more than 100 million children since 1993. Hundreds of volunteers have worked to spread Christmas cheer at three Sebring-area collection sites where 4,249 shoe boxes packed with school supplies, toys and necessity items were dropped off by residents last week. Although National Collection Week has ended, its not too late for participants of Operation Christmas Child to fill shoe boxes online with items for hurting kids overseas. Many local families are choosing to pack shoe box gifts virtually through Builda Box. By visiting the projects website at www.samaritanspurse.org/occ, here is h ow you can get involved: Select a childs age and gender Shop through an online selection of gifts Virtually pack them in an empty shoe box, and Finish it off by writing a note of encouragement Then, through tracking t echnology, donors can "follow the box to the destination country where it will be hand-delivered. Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child, a project of international Christian relief and evangelism organization Samaritans Purse, headed by Franklin Graham, has collected more than 94 million shoe box gifts and handdelivered them to suffering children in more than 130 countries. This year, Operation Christmas Child hopes to collect another 9 million giftfilled shoe boxes and surpass the 100 million shoebox milestone. Through the power of a simple gift and the message of hope through Jesus Christ, these young survivors of natural disaster, war, famine, and poverty learn they are l oved and not forgotten. For many of these children, the simple shoe box will be the first gift they have ever received. F or more information on how to participate in Operation Christmas Child, call (407 www.samaritanspurse.org/occ Page 2ANews-SunWednesday, November 28, 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 Nov. 24 262836415051x:4Next jackpot $3 millionNov. 21 31924343741x:2 Nov. 17 51419304952x:2 Nov. 26 1117182733 Nov. 25 348910 Nov. 24 617263134 Nov. 23 1617202531 Nov. 26 (n 8622 Nov. 26 (d 8028 Nov. 25 (n 2736 Nov. 25 (d 8865 Nov. 26(n 25 2 Nov. 26 (d 050 Nov. 25(n 057 Nov. 25 (d 642 Nov. 23 21719415 Nov. 20 2232333922 Nov. 16 15172620 Nov. 13 611182616 Nov. 24 2232374450 PB: 34Next jackpot $425 millionNov. 21 818243039 PB: 26 Nov. 17 315275859 PB: 20 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 Allen speaks at Friends of Istokpoga meeting LORIDA The Friends of Istokpoga will hold its2 012 fall general membership meeting at the Lorida community center at 7 p.m. Thursday. The speaker for the evening will be Lt. JoeA llen, Fish and Wildlife Commission Law Enforcement. He will givea presentation about laws as they apply to LakeI stokpoga and also on safety issues that all should be aware of. Allen will also take questions in regard to any laws or safety issues. Bill Pouder, FWC F isheries, will also be there to bring guests up to date a bout the FWC Trophy Bass Program. Steve Gornak, FWC lake biolo-g ist, will take questions in regard to vegetation cont rol. There will be refreshments served at 6:45 p.m. There will also be a membership table where 2013d ues can be paid. Family YMCAhosts Christmas C ampSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAwill host aC hristmas Camp for ages 5-12 on Dec. 20-21, Dec. 2 6-28 and Jan. 2-4. This includes swimming, sports and fitness, crafts, a fieldt rip and much more. Camp shirt and lunch will be provided. Q uestions? Call 3829622.Queen of Abundance m eet Dec. 10 SEBRING The Queens of Abundance will celebrate Christmas at the Palms Diner on KenilworthB oulevard directly behind Kenilworth Lodge. The Red Hatters will meet and eat at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10. Each Red Hatter is asked to bring a $10 exchangeg ift. Tickets will be on sale f or the annual March Green Spring Fling at Brighton on Tuesday, March 12. Lunch tickets are $10.95 and must bep urchased by March 1. Bingo packets are $15 and will be sold the day of the event. RSVPis necessary for t he Christmas luncheon.Call 465-0161 by Dec. 3.Cancer concert set for Wednesday SEBRING Todd Allen Herendeen and his Follow That Dream Band will perform at Tanglewood at 7 p .m. tonight. Tickets are $ 10 and can be purchased at the door starting at 6 p.m. Soda and water will be sold before the show and at intermission. All proceeds from this concert will go to the Tanglewood Residents Cancer Benefit on behalf of the American Cancer S ociety.Good Shepherd Hospice offers grief support groupSEBRING When people die, their families and loved ones may need help to cope with the pain and sense of loss. Good S hepherd Hospice is offer ing a free grief support group in Sebring where people can share their fee lings with others and learn ways to work through their grief. An adult grief support group will meet from 10:3 0 a .m. to noon Tuesday at the Sunny Hills Assisted L iving Facility, 3600 Commerce Center Drive. The meetings are open ended. T he group is free and o pen to anyone who has l ost a loved one. Participants need not have used Good ShepherdH ospice programs in the past. Space is limited and reservations are requested T o RSVPor for more i nformation, contact Angel S anders at 402-1066. Tickets available for Holiday Home and Garden TourLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Garden Club will present a Holiday Home and Garden Tour from 1-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. The first stop will be for free refreshments at a Holiday Cafe in the pavilion at Stuart Park. Continued on page 5A News-Sun staffSEBRING A46-yearold Sebring man was charged with felony battery after a woman reported to police that he beat her for having Thanksgiving dinner without him. According to a Sebring Police Department report, the woman, who is 66, said that her boyfriend of two years had been drinking all day on Thursday and laid down to take a nap. Since he didnt wake up, she told police, she had Thanksgiving dinner without him. After she was done with dinner, the victim said she went to the suspects room to see if he was OK. When he woke up and asked about Thanksgiving dinner, she told him she had eaten without him. Thats when he got mad and started shoving her out of the bedroom and into the living room, she told police. The suspect shoved the victim down into a chair and began punching her in the chest and on the arm. A neighbor heard the commotion and knocked on the door, which stopped the attack, the woman said. The victim told the suspect to leave, but he didnt comply. The suspect, who tried to flee out the back door when police arrived, was charged with battery on a person over age 65 (a felony and obstructing justice, which is also a felony. Man charged with aggravated battery on Thanksgiving Day News-Sun staffSEBRING For 26 years, ABATE Florida Inc., Inerstate Chapter hasb een doing a Toy Run to benefit local children in n eed. This year, the groups 27th, will be no different. T ina Bennett, community and public relations d irector for American Bikers Aimed Toward Education, InterstateC hapter, has interviewed 28 families and has a list of 80 children the group is t rying to provide toys for and food, in some cases. I j ust pray we can do them all. Toy contributions have been low, she said Tuesday as she prepared to go out and check dropb oxes again. About 50 boxes have been placed at various locations Wild Turkey Tavern, Dutchers Diner, River Greens Golf Course, and Stewart RVin AvonP ark; Elks Club, Blue Crab Restaurant, Sonnys BarB -Que, and TJ Leathers in Sebring; Tower Restaurant, Makin the Dough, Pizza Hut and Caladium World in LakeP lacid; even Surf-n-Turf in Spring Lake and Gator Shack in Lorida, to name a few. Bennett said there will b e about 200 motorcycles hitting the road at Saturday from the Blue Crab. Lineup will begin at 11 a.m. The run will go north to Avon Park and then circle back around, heading south to Lake Placid and then back up to the Elks Lodge in Sebring, where it will end. Most of the Run will be done along the U.S. 27 corrditor, so Bennett encourages people of all ages to come out and wave the cyclists on. Those who would like to follow and bring a toy to donate are also encouraged to do so. The cost per person is $10, and includes a 50/50 drawing, an auction and turkey dinner. All proceeds from this run will go to the families. ABATE Toy Run set for Saturday Courtesy photo Rotary Club of Avon Park president Chet Brojek (rightesents a $1,000 donation to Laurie Murphy, representing NuHope Elder Care Services from the club. NuHope helps serve more than 300 elderly citizens of Highlands County. AP Rotary donates to Nu-Hope Sebring residents give 4,249 kids, and counting, a reason to smile Operation Christmas Child still taking online donations N ews-Sun staffA VON PARK Nobody was injured Tuesday morning when a car rear-ended a school bus carrying 19 students in Avon Park Lakes. According to a Florida Highway P atrol report, the bus was stopped at the intersection of North Olivia Drive and West Rutland Road at 7:45 a.m. to pick up students. The bus had its caution lights on and stop signs displayed. J onathan R. Kirk, 21, of Avon Park, told troopers the glare from the rising sun caused him to reposition his sun visor, distracting him and causing him to not see the bus in time to stop. K irk was charged with careless driving for failing to maintain a safe distance from traffic ahead, the report stated. Tuesdays was the second time in less t han a month that a Highlands County school bus has been rear-ended. On Oct. 31, a bus was stopped at the railroad tracks on U.S. 98 in Sebring when a car failed to stop, hitting anoth-e r car that was in turn pushed into the bus. That bus was carrying 21 students. Nobody was injured in that crash, either. School bus rear-ended in Avon Park; no injuries reported 2 00 motorcycles expected for run


C M Y K By BARRY FOSTER N ews-Sun correspondentSEBRING Monday n ightsChristmas parade in Avon Park signaled the start of the holiday season but what many people dont realize is that there are an umber of mailing deadlines that are right around the corner. EricaSearch of Sebrings GoinPostal says those who want to get theirc ards and packages to the right place and on time need to make their plans today. T he Sebring-based operation offers servicesfrom United Parcel Service,F edEx,DHL aswellas the United States Postal Service, For instance,if there are people who have Christmas cards that are destined fore xotic locations such as Africa or Central and South A merica,they probably should be stamped and on the way by Nov. 30,Search said. Other countries,such as t hose in western Europe can go out as late as Dec. 7,she s aid. Although those dates were not set in stone,they are considered the last rea-s onable daysfor customers to expect a timely delivery. P ackages sent to military addresses need to be shipped by Dec. 10 That includes APOs, FPOs and DPOs,she said. Because the packages are bound for military locations, there are a number of specialr estrictions. No aerosol cans are permitted for instance, alcohol is prohibited as are most kinds of tobacco. Anybody sending those p ackages out will be asked to fill in a form and anything s ent to those locations also is subject to inspection,shes aid. The most economical and generally the slowest delivery is parcel post andthe deadline for thosep ackages alsois not so very far away. The drop dead datefor that currently is set atDec. 13. And,she adds,that as the d eadlines get closer,the volume of packages,boxes and bags ramps up as well. The crunch week for Christmaswill be Dec 1721,she said. Thats when the massive amounts of packages come in. After that,it will be priority mail or some other kind of accelerated delivery service. Sebrings GoinPostal also offers a same day courier service. That is only available for locations within a four-hour maximum drive time from their Sun N Lake office.Courier service isreservedfor extremely important shipments and also comes with a commensurate price tag. All of those prices are custom quoted depending upon the drive time and other variables,she said. Making certain that boxes arrive on time an intact,they have put together a list (and checked it twice) for those who will be sending packages near or far. The Box First and foremost (and the most obvious) is the selection of the container in which to packagethe items. While this may sound easy there are many things to consider when choosing a box. Choose a box that is strong enough to protect the shipment. A new box is always best and certainly goes a long way in helping with an insurance claim. Ifit isa used box be sure the cardboard is rigid and in good condition. Check for cracks, weak spots,rips,or corner damage. Be sure all the flaps are intact and remove any old shipping labels. Shipping r egulations prohibit the use of any container that has wording or indications ofh aving been a container for alcohol,chemicals,tobacco, o r flammable substances. If you are in doubt,dont use the box. We cannot accept it for shipping and the carriers will refuse to pick it up. The Packaging Material The proper protective m aterial in which to packagethe items is just as important as the box.N ewspapers are good for reading but not forpackagi ng.While abundant and free,the paper packs and settles considerably.ande liminates any protective value it may have had when you first placed it in the box. U se bubble wrap to wrap fragile items individually. D ont be shy with it. When placing items in the box be sure to leave at leasttwo inchesof space on all sides. Fill this space with properc ushioning material such as peanutsor lightly crumpled craft paper. This will protectthe items from damage should the container take a sudden shock. Pack the container snuggly enought hat the items do not move around during transportation. I mproper cushioning materials include clothing,old blankets,rags and newspaper. The Closure O nceitems have beenproperly packaged,it is now time to close the box and secure it. Again,there are some things to consider. Do notu se masking tape,duct tape, or electrical tape to close packages. These types of tape will not stand up to the rigor of shipping when stuck to a paper product (cardboard). Instead,choose a quality tape specifically manufactured for packaging such as clear or nylon-reinforced tape. Water activated reinforced tape (brown paper tape) is also acceptable,but more expensive. Apply a minimum of three strips to the top and bottom of the box. Applying a strip along the open flap edges for added security also is a good idea. Do not wrap packages in any kind of paper,or use string as a closure. Modern shipping facilities utilize highly complex and automated sorting equipment,very little is done by hand. A package that is covered in paper,string or other such materials has a high probability of getting snagged during this process. Return address informationneeds to be well displayedon the outside of the container. If this happens to be paper and it is torn away so is the returnaddress information. Without a doubt this will,ata minimum,delay timely delivery ofthe package,if it gets delivered at all. The Labeling The most important factor insuring the fastest and most efficient delivery of your package is proper and legible addressing. Ifthe package is shipped via UPS,FedEx or DHL a smart labelwill be generated from the carrier s oftware which will be attached to each package. These smart labels willi nclude bar codes and routing codes that are read by o ptical scanners in the respective carrier automated sort facilities. Utilizing the smart labels ensures accurate routing and prompt deliveryo f packages. In order to generate these labelsclear,legib le,complete and correct address informationis a must. Print clearly the nameo f the person to whom the parcel is being shipped,their c omplete address,including apartment or suite number. Ifthere isa phone number,itn eeds to beincluded as well. That alsowill be entered into the softwareso should t here be a problem with the delivery the carrier will m ake an attempt to resolve the issue before returning the shipment. Be sure the zip code is correct. Incorrect zip codes will delay delivery.I fthe package is going to apost office box be sureit hasthe correct box number as well as the zip-plus-four postal code. For APO and FPO addresses double check to ensure the name,rank andm ilitary unit name and number are correct. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, November 28, 2012Page 3A GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 11/28/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 5 3 3 8 8 6 6 Sun n lake Jingle Bell 5K run 00025465 3x10.5 BW Got something to buy sell or trade? Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Holiday mail delivery deadlines looming Metro To make sure your holiday packages get to their destinat ion, be sure to pack them correctly and mail them on time.


C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155S COTT DRESSELEditor E xt. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comD AN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com V ICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com A DVERTISING Page 4ANews-SunWednesday, November 28, 2012www.newssun.com Billed for using no waterEditor: I write to you so that you will perhaps print this letter in your paper showing the unfairness of the water department in Crystal Lake located in Avon Park. I am a resident in that area and have not occupied my home for the past month for personal reasons. I have received a water bill for that month for $53.08 showing a usage of water. I have contacted the mayor regarding this bill,but to no avail. I called the water department only to be told that it is still active,whatever that means. Why should I or anyone else with a water usage have to pay for water that was not used? If I have the water turned off for that period of time they will charge me $30 or more to have it turned back on when I return. This,in my estimation,is highway robbery or extortion and deliberately taking advantage of the residents. We are all at the mercy of all utility companies when they conduct business like this. We must all remember this is the time of voting for officers in the City of Avon Park or in any city in which we reside. We should not allow the robbery of its citizens by the utilities company or other services provided where our taxes pay for it. Allan Noseworthy SarasotaFirst and foremost, we are AmericansEditor: As a former high-level Republican official in a northern state during the late 1970s and early 1980s,I am embarrassed,saddened and appalled by what I perceive to be the partys current negative transformation. I was proud to be a loyal member of the GOP,which at that time was a party of inclusion,tolerance,positive social and economic progress and outreach. Sadly,those values have been replaced in many quarters by exclusion,intolerance,retrogressive social and economic policies,and a circle the wagons organizational dynamic. Thanks to the results of the 2012 elections,our nation has been spared the catastrophic consequences that would have resulted from a different electoral count,leading to the United States government in January 2013 becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of the multibillionaire industrial and financial fraternity. The election also had the positive result of preventing a headlong rush to a plutocracy and the danger of a return to a 19th century society consisting of but two classes:baronial and peasant. Sadly,much of the GOP is currently ruled by an amalgam of religious radicals and ultra right-wing theocratic fanatics,overladen with an unstated but transparent veneer of racial intolerance. The radical circles of the GOP are reeling now,given their self assurances that the Supreme Courts infamous Citizens United decision would open the flood gates of contributions from billionaire industrialists,casino magnates,hedge fund managers,and their ilk,thus guaranteeing their candidates success. Another negative element in the GOPs play book is the persistence of the radical right wing media with their pernicious,destructive,and seditious modus operandi of trumpeting halftruths,factual distortion and denials along with outright deliberate prevarication. It is revealing to read so much of their daily airwaves propaganda regurgitated in letters to the newspaper editors. Proof that P.T. Barnum was right and Josef Goebbelsedict that if a lie is told forcefully enough and often enough,there will be a segment of the population who believe it. As a former ardent Republican and current Independent,I can only hope that our political system can soon evolve to replace the mutual hatred, name calling,and divisiveness with mutual respect,cooperation,and policies that benefit us all in this great nation of ours. A vivid and encouraging illustration of that ideal was the meeting and partnership between the President and New Jerses governor during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. As Republicans,Democrats,and Independents alike,we should constantly remind ourselves that first and foremost we are all Americans and that political radicalism by either party achieves nothing but a set of negative values and acts inimical to our collective best interests. Gerry Garnich Sebring BouquetBob Evans helps Michigan woman, local parentsEditor: On Thanksgiving Day,I was thankful for Steven who works for Bob Evans restaurant. Every business should have a Steven working for them. After a phone call from my home in Michigan,he went above and far beyond his call. He took his busy time to help my 93-year-old parents have a Thanksgiving meal on Thursday.They were homebound and without relatives in Sebring. Hats off to Steven. You are the epitomy of customer service. Many thanks to you. Linda Willmeng Watervliet,Mich. W hile I have complained about some of the nastiness on Facebook, I was a little sur-p rised to hear it was listed among t he top three things that stress people out,espe-c ially during the holidays. I have to g ive credit to the social media site. It has prompted t he opportunity for people all over to go public daily with something they are thankful for especially during the month ofN ovember. I didnt participate this year,but I did last year. Since then,ve tried to make it a habit to recog-n ize the things Im thankful for on a daily basis year r ound. Not necessarily in a public fashion,but at leastt o those who the thanks is directed toward. We spent our Thanksgiving at home this year. In the past we haves pent it at my sisters or my brothers. This year though I wanted to cook Thanksgiving dinner myself. It had been a longt ime. In fact,it had been 11 years since I cooked Thanksgiving dinner myself. When my husband left,the family kind of took over the holidays Thanksgiving was either at my brothers or sisters, and Christmas moved to my moms. They didnt want to burden me with all of the cooking and clean up afterwards,considering I had two young children at home and a full-time job that doesnt recognize holidays. It was OK; I let them take the holidays over. Honestly,if it hadnt been for them,we probably wouldnt have had a Thanksgiving or Christmas meal,especially that first year. Anyway,this year I decided I wanted to cook Thanksgiving dinner again. I have always loved to cook,and remember as a high school sophomore cooking the entire meal myself while my dad had my mom at the emergency room. She suffered from serious breathing problems asthma and allergies,to name the worst things at that time. Dad woke me up to tell me he was taking her to the hospital and I j ust went ahead and started cooking. They made it home quite a bit later to a big mealt hat had been kept hot. Mom had an o xygen tank with her,but she apparently told the doct ors she wasnt staying at the hosp ital. It was that year when the doctors strongly u rged Dad to move the family to Florida or Arizona and here we still are. My decision to stay h ome this year was reinforced when a week ago we headed to church and the children informed me they had been talking andd idnt remember me cooking a Thanksgiving meal at h ome. Well,I wasnt going to have any of that. Brianai s 21 and Daniel is 16. Who knows how many more opportunities I will have before one or both move away? Not only did Iw ant them to remember a festive meal like that being prepared at home,but I wanted to make sure they helped fix it. T he turkey was smoked and all of the trimmings were prepared. Each one of us kept busy in the kitchen, and even when my parents arrived,there was nothing for them to do. They were allowed to stay in and watch the parade and dog show on television. Dinner was ready shortly after the noon hour. All of the dishes were finished on time. Dad and Daniel brought the turkey in,and it was all I wanted in the dinner bird a beautiful brown on the outside,nice and moist on the inside and a perfect flavor. Although it wasnt a perfect day since my siblings gathered together elsewhere,it was still a beautiful day and was perfect in its own way.As we stood in the center of the kitchen, holding hands in a circle while Dad offered the blessing,I knew I had made the right decision to stay home and cook. It was a Thanksgiving I wont forget,and I dont think the kids will either. Romona Washington is publisher and executive editor of the News-Sun. She can be reached at 385-6155 ext. 515. A Thanksgiving to remember At Random Romona Washington 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 W hat is this nonsense about rushing out on Thanksgiving,of all days,to join in two-fisted shopping frenzies? For that matter,why is there a frenzy in the first place? W ve seen sharks circling wounded seals with better manners,and they leave the ocean cleaner than when they found it.W e have it on excellent authority ravenous shoppers strip shelves,scattering what they dont want all across the floor. S ome stores have resort to having law enforcement on site. Think about that. S hoppers requiring crowd control. Perhaps you remember the Walmart worker on Long Island,N.Y.,who wast rampled to death in 2008. It is easy to see why stores take precautions. A sales clerk at the Avon Park Walmart, who asked not to be identified,said peopleb rought chairs and blankets into the store late Thanksgiving,lining up in the aisles early for certain special sales. One line formed at 9 p.m.,for instance, for a television sale that didnt start until 5a .m. There were even hall passes,like back in elementary school,so people could go to the bathroom without losing their place in the line. Many shoppers were in stores so early t hey had to have skipped their pumpkin pie. Does anyone know what triggers this k ind of hysteria? Why do people run out, bellies full,high on triptophan right after Thanksgiving dinner. Is it just an elaboratew ay to get out of doing dishes? Did they have time to give thanks for w hat they already had before they ran out to get more? Or were they so focused on buying that their Thanksgiving prayer was, Please Lord,let me score a 42-inch,High Definition TV tonight. Have we no sense of gratitude for what we already have? Are we never sated? Why is it so many of us always need more? Now,we understand how important shopping is to the American economy,and we certainly applaud all those individuals who are doing their patriotic best to raise our GNP. We have to say,however,that news footage of the crowds stampeding through store doors as if their lives depended on it is completely unsettling,especially because of the scary almost maniacal look on their faces a look that reminds us of addicts headed for free methadone. For goodness sake,it gets so bad men have been known to play tug-a-war over towels with winner take all. Is there some hole in our hearts that cannot be filled by faith and compassion a lone? W here is the spirit of Jesus Christ in all t his materialist lunacy? Where is the Peace on Earth? Riots. Not in Gaza, in aisle two We dont know about you,but sometimes we have to wonder about our fellow Americans.


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For tickets or further i nformation,contact Peggy Alexander at 465-1269.Vendors wanted for Trunk n Truck Parking Lot Sale SEBRING Reserve space now for HALLOsa nnual Trunk n Truck Parking Lot Sale,scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday,Dec. 8 in the parking lot at the medicalo ffices behind Highlands Regional Medical Center. Set-up is to be by 7:30 a.m. Load up a Trunk or Truck(limited to pick-up and sell out of the vehicle. Its OK to set up a table by vehicle. There will be food available and also a farm fresh produce stand. A special section in the parking lot will be reserved just for crafts. Canopies are welcome,but must be able to set up on pavement. S paces for both functions will be $25 each or t wo for $45. For further information or to reserve space,call 385-1196,3856 415 or 655-2106,or email HALLO at halloinc@embarqmail.com. This first time event is a fundraiser for HandicappedA mericans Love of Life Organization. The proceeds will benefit their postrehab program and support groups.AMVETS offer line dancingS EBRING AMVETS Post 21 is now hosting line dancing from 6-9 p.m. Thursdays at 623 U.S. 27 South.BBQ Festival is this weekendSEBRING Enjoy live m usic,a barbecue contest, food vendors and much more Friday and Saturday at the Central Florida BBQ Festival. There will also be a flea market,tractor parade and Peoples Choice Awards. Admission is free from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Firemens Field,Sebring Fairgrounds. For more information visit www.SebringFiremen.com or email JimFortner@ymail.com. C ontinued from page 2A COMMUNITYBRIEFS Team of the Year (TOTY) title. The good news is that this is the last barbecue event before the FBA cham-p ionship ... its the last c hance for teams to get p oint. We will have well over 30 entries for teams, which is about our average, Fortner said. Of course,the more entries and meals sold,the more funds go to support the Sebring schools and athletics. Each year,SebringF iremen Inc. contribute a pproximately $35,000 to the schools,according to Fortner. The BBQ Festival helps provide a big portion of that money. Every dime we raise goes t o support the kids and the athletics in Sebring. We have been branching out to the a rts also. We will be raising money to help support theh igh school choir and other t hings,Fortner said. A new aspect has been added to the BBQ Fest tradition this year,however; ac lassic car show will provide m ore for the eyes this year as the bellies of judges and patrons stay full. T he custom car show will provide 12 classes of cars all c ompeting for a title of best in show. Fortner is hoping to get 40-50 cars for its firstr un and to provide patrons with a little something extra t his year. This years festival follows the same format,butt he car show gives people s omething else to do while there eating and drinking and enjoying the day,F ortner said. A total of $9,000 is up for grabs for the c ontestants in the barbecue cook-off contest. Other contests include a h og calling contest,apple pie contest and the Peoples C hoice award for the barbecue. FBA certified judges will b egin judging at noon S aturday.A blind taste te s t will be held for the four barbecue categories chicken, brisket,pork and ribs. Awards will be handed outf or the barbecue team winners at 6 p.m. Between each of the contests,local musicians will provide live entertainmentf or patrons throughout the day. Jimmy and the Megabytes will take the stage from 7-10 p.m. Friday. Saturday brings theC alifornia Toe Jam Band on stage from 1-5 p.m. The car show will be held from 1-4 p.m. The Central Florida Barbecue Festival takesp lace at Firemens Field and begins at 10 a.m. Friday t hrough Saturday,Dec. 1. The festival is free admission and a variety of vendorsw ill be available for food purchases. Pig bucksmust be purchased from the Heacock booth in order to buy vendor and contestant meals during the festival. Beer and otherb everages may be purchased with cash. Food prices vary f rom vendor to vendor. Continued from page 1A LOIS ANDERSON Lois N. Anderson,82,of Sebring,Fla.,passed away Monday,Nov. 26,2012,inS ebring. She was born Aug. 20,1930,to Lewis and Ruth (Mason Ill.,and had been a resident of Sebring since 1986,com-i ng from Davenport,Iowa. She was a registered nurse and was a member of Cottage Hospital Nursing Association; Sun N LakeG olf Club and Atonement Lutheran Church of Sebring. She was an avid golfer, enjoyed crafts,needlepoint and spending time with herf amily. She is survived by her husband,Jack D. Anderson ofS ebring; daughter,Nancy (Gary Milwaukee,Wis.; son,Jeff( Sandra) Anderson of Aurora, Colo.; and seven grandchild ren. She was preceded in death by a son,John Anderson,and brother,R obert Smick. A memorial service will be h eld at 11 a.m. Friday,Nov. 30,2012,at StephensonNelson Funeral Home Chapel,Sebring,with Rev. Eugene Fernsler officiating.M emorial donations may be made in her memory to A tonement Lutheran Church, 1178 Lakeview Drive, Sebring,FL 33870.A rrangements have been entrusted to: S tephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring,Fla. 33870 ( 863) 385-0125 www.stephensonnelsonfh.com GEORGE COYLE George J. Coyle,79,of S ebring,Fla., passed away Saturday,Nov. 24, 2012 in Orlando, Fla. He was born on Oct. 5,1 933,to Raymond and Maria Luisa (Mendiburo) Coyle in S ebring and had been a lifelong resident. He was a bro-k er associate in the real estate business and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the ShrinersC lub, Masonic Lodge 308 of South Miami, and the H ighlands County Concert Band. He is survived by his wife, Janice Coyle of Sebring; children,Michael (Lorelieyle of Colorado Springs,Colo., Debra Coyle Johnson of Coral Springs,Fla. and Terri Coyle of Hallandale,Fla.; sister,Eloise (Johnny) Trucano of Gainesville,Fla.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Raymond Coyle. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday,Dec. 23,2012 at StephensonNelson Funeral Home Chapel,Sebring,with W. Mike Adams officiating. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to The American Heart Association. Arrangements have been entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring,Fla. 33870 (863 www.stephensonnelsonfh.com LINDA GALLEGOS Linda Diane Gallegos,age 62,passed away Sunday, Nov. 25,2012 in Avon Park, Fla. She was born in Richmond,Va. She was a certified nursing assistant,and of the Pentecostal faith. She enjoyed taking care of the elderly,helping people,and she was an animal lover and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by her children,Jennifer Aviles of Avon Park,Ernest Aviles (Lisa Gainesville,and RichardA viles of Avon Park; sister, June Anter (Paul) of Cleveland,Ohio; and four grandchildren. A memorial service will be h eld at 1 p.m. Saturday,Dec. 1,2012 at StephensonNelson FuneralH ome in Avon Park with Pastor Mike Adams officiating. M emorial contributions may be made to the Highlands County Humane Society,7 321 Haywood Taylor Blvd., Sebring,FL 33876. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral H ome Avon Park,Fla. w ww.stephensonnelsonfh.com TERI GALLOVICH T eri Gallovich,49,of Sebring,died Nov. 17,2012 a t Good Shepherd Hospice. She was born in Fairview Park,Ohio. She is survived by her mother,Beverly Farrell,andt wo brothers,Kevin Farrell of Ohio and Brian Thomas F arrell of Sebring. A funeral service will be held from 11 a.m. until 2p .m. Saturday,Dec. 1 at Whisper Lake Clubhouse, 1 429 Whisper Lake Blvd., Sebring. Swanns Mortuary,(863 3 82-0737,Sebring,is in charge of arrangements. DORIS LOVELETTE Doris Iva Lovelette,age 9 7,passed away Sunday, Nov. 25,2012 in Sebring, Fla. She was born in Vigo County,Ind.,to George and Freda Pearl (Elwell) Miller.M rs. Lovelette was a telephone operator,member of S parta Road Baptist Church and had been a resident ofS ebring since 1984,coming from Bonita Springs,Fla. Previously,she had been a longtime resident of Big Rapids,Mich. S he is survived by her children,Arnold L. Lovelette (Charlotteood, Mich.,John H. Lovelette (Teresa) of Sebring,Fla.,andS amuel E. Lovelette (Stephanie N.M.; 12 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Mrs. Lovelette was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years,Arnold C. Lovelette, and a step-daughter,Arnelda Watson. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday,Nov. 30,2012,at StephensonNelson Funeral Home, Sebring,with Pastor Mike Adams officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Highlands County Humane Society,7321 Haywood Taylor Blvd., Sebring,FL 33876. Stephenson-Nelson F uneral Home www.stephensonnelsonfh.com OB ITUARIES Coyle Gallegos BBQ Festival fires up this weekend News-Sun file T eams will be trying to get some final points on the board before the FBA championships and trying to win some of the $9,000 up for grabs at this weekends Central Florida Barbecue Festival in Sebring. The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096


C M Y K Page 6ANews-SunWednesday, November 28, 2012www.newssun.com SFCC-COMMUNITY RELATIONS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, allied h ealth; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 5 3 3 8 8 3 3 W ELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 5 4 4 0 0 0 0 Special to the News-SunTALLAHASSEE The website for public voting onF loridas license plate, www.Vote4FloridaTag.com, i s open. Floridians can vote online through Dec. 14. The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles wants to upgrade theb asic Florida plate to a design that increases reada bility and features a seven character configuration. A committee of more than 2 0 stakeholders,including state agency personnel,law enforcement,tax collectorsa nd affiliated associations participated in the developm ent of the final license plate designs. DHSMVs in-house graphics artist created the proposed designs. T he Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor V ehicles provides highway safety and security through excellence in service,educat ion and enforcement. T he Department is leading t he way to a safer Florida t hrough the efficient and professional execution of its core mission:the issuance of driver licenses,vehicle tags a nd titles and operation of the F lorida Highway Patrol. To l earn more about DHSMV a nd the services offered,visit w ww.flhsmv.gov,follow on T witter at @FDHSMV or on Facebook. New license plate design voting under way now Courtesy photo The new license plate will be decided by a public vote. A ssociated PressTARPON SPRING A southwest Florida man is facing several charges after authorities say he ran naked around a golf course and sideswiped a deputys car during a policec hase. Authorities said the unidentified man was running naked around a Tarpon Spring golf course early Tuesday morning. Pasco Sheriffs Office deputies caught up with the suspect after he allegedly went into a c onvenience store and assaulted an employee. Authorities said he then jumped into his van and fled as deputies chased him. He allegedly sideswiped a patrol car during the chase. Deputies eventually stopped thev an. The suspect faces several charges including battery and aggravated fleeing to elude police. Its not clear why he wasnt wearing clothes. Man arrested after naked golf course run in Tarpon Springs


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, November 28, 2012Page 7A h ometown biz; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 6 6 3 3 M ARTIAL ARTS (pp top nov ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 7 7 3 3 9 9 N ews-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Mrs. Claus and Santas helpers stay busy Monday night during the Avon Park Christmas parade. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Pretty snow princesses from Dance Unlimited prance their way down Main Street during the Avon Park Christmas parade Monday evening. Avon Park Christmas Parade kicks off holiday season N ews-Sun photo by S AMANTHA GHOLAR Ronald McDonald wishes Avon Park Christmas parade viewers a Merry Christmas Monday night as he rolls down Main St. in a classic clown car. B ars and store bought Rice Krispie Treats. Microwave food also is welcome,like popcorn,macaroni and cheese,and Chef-Boy-R-D ee. Our troops can use toiletry items. Please no hotel samples,Picklesimer said. Travel-size baby wipes andd eodorant,body wash,disposable razors or Intuition or Mach 3 types; shaving creams in tubes or shaving soap (no cans please paste,tooth brushes and dental floss,feminine hygiene products,Band-Aids,gauze pads,first aid kits,bandages and eye drops,like Visine. Donations of entertainment or sport items are useful too. Batteries AA,AAA,C and9 volt,DVD movies (new or used recent releases ),iTunes gift cards; portable CD players or headphones; pens, mechanical pencils and small note pads; game books like crossword,word search, math/logic and Sudoku puzzles board games like UNO,Othello,checkers,full or travel size; Nerf footballs, Whiffle bats and balls, Frisbees and Hackey sacks. e will be collecting these treats through Friday, Dec. 7. If anyone would like to donate to this cause,please take any items you may have to any school office and ask them to add to our collection,Picklesimer said. The HCEA hopes the business community can help with the costs for mailing the boxes and buying international phone cards. Continued from page 1A Treats for Troops being collected Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155


C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunWednesday, November 28, 2012www.newssun.com wild game dinner; 5.542"; 5"; Black; wild game dinner; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 8 8 1 1 2 2 CENTRAL FLA REGIONAL PLANNING*; 5.542"; 6"; Black; public notice mobility managem; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 5 3 3 9 9 9 9 TALLAHASSEE (AP Gov. Rick Scott on Monday challenged Floridas community ands tate colleges to develop four-year degrees that would cost no more than $10,000,which also would continue their movei nto an area that was once the sole domain of the states public universities. T he mean level of tuition and fees was $3,328 during the 2011-12a cademic year,according the Department of E ducations 2012 annual report for the Florida College System. At thatr ate,a four-year degree would cost about $13,300, o r $3,300 above Scotts goal. Tuition and fees for four years at a Florida university averages about $25,000,or nearly twicea s much as for the 28 colleges. S cott made his proposal before an audience of elected officials as well asc ollege and community leaders at the Clearwater c ampus of St. Petersburg College. Its the first school to take up his chall enge. The Republican governor,who campaigned in 2010 on a promise of job creation,said the degreess hould be in fields that will provide the graduates with the best opportunity for employment. The idea drew applause f rom state education officials,but the Florida D emocratic Party criticized his proposal,notingS cott supported a $300 million spending cut for state universities this year and reductions in meritbased Bright Futuress cholarships. ve heard these empty words from Rick Scott before and Floridas middle class families arel ooking for real leadership not failed gimmicks masquerading as sound bites,the Democrats said in a statement. The colleges in recent years have begun offeringa limited number of fouryear degrees,but the bulk of their students remain in two-year programs. Most of Floridas bachelors degrees still are produced by the states 12 public universities. By KEVIN BEGOS A ssociated PressPITTSBURGH Add seven swans,six geese andf ive golden rings to the list of Christmas gifts that cost m ore than they did a year ago. And if you get all 364 i tems repeated throughout The Twelve Days of Christmascarol,youll pay 6.1 percent more this year, according to the annualC hristmas Price Index compiled by PNC Wealth Management. That comes to $107,300. The rise is larger than e xpected considering the modest economic growth w ve had,said Jim Dunigan,managing execu-t ive of investments for PNC. He noted the governments Consumer Price Index has risen just 2 percent in the 12 months before September. T hrifty shoppers may find some reasons for cheer. Six items mentioned in the song havent gone up in price: maids-a-milking,ladiesd ancing,lords-a-leaping, calling birds,turtle doves and the partridge. The eight maids-a-milking still cost just $58 because the minimum wage hasnt risen. Twelve drummers drumming ($2,775.50ven pipers piping ($2,562 also be considered relative bargains compared to seven swans,which will set you back $7,000. Nine ladies dancing will cost you $6,294.03. Dunigan said the 2011 drought caused the prices of some birds to soar,partlyb ecause of corn and other feed costs. The geese were up 29.6 percent,and swans were up 11 percent,Dunigan said,a dding that none of the gifts in the song went down in price this year. The price of a pear tree is $189.99,an 11.8 percent jump from last years $169.99. Five gold rings jumped 16.3 percent this year,to $750,and three French hens are now $165, instead of $150. The $15 partridge is the cheapest item,and swans the most expensive,at $1,000 each. Last-minute shoppers who turn to the Internet will pay a bit more for the gifts. B uying one set of the core items in each verse costs $24,431 in traditional stores this year,but $40,440 online. Part of that differ-e nce is the extra expense of shipping live birds,Dunigan said,adding that Internet costs rose 1.5 percent compared to last year. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. checks jewelry stores,dance companies,pet stores and other sources to compile the list. Some of its sources this year include the National Aviary in Pittsburgh and the Philadelphia-based Pennsylvania Ballet Company. Scott wants low-cost degrees MCT Those seven swans a-swimming in the classic Days of Christmas song would cost you $7,000 this year. All items in Days of Christmas now top $107K Prices of items in the Christmas carol The Twelve D ays of Christmas,according to PNC Wealth Management: Partridge, $15;last year:same Pear tree, $189.99;last year:169.99 Two turtle doves, $125;last year:same Three French hens, $165;last year:$150 Four calling birds (canaries), $519.96;last year: same Five gold rings, $750;last year:$645 Six geese a-laying, $210;last year:$162 Seven swans a-swimming, $7,000;last year: $ 6,300 Eight maids a-milking, $58;last year:same Nine ladies dancing (per performance), $6,294; last year:same 10 lords a-leaping (per performance), $4,767; last year:same 11 pipers piping (per performance), $2,562;last year:$2,428 12 drummers drumming (per performance), Maybe Santa can help Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 ment where talented people a re empowered; where teams of people are effective and treat each other with respect; where individuals have an opportunity forp rofessional development and grow with the institution; and creating an institutional culture that is respected in the community.T hats the presidents job, to inspire. It needs an individual with a good deal of experience. A college presidents work is similar to a schools uperintendents. The board of trustees sets the policies, t he president implements them. The board of trustees for S FSC is appointed by the governor. This is because it d oes not have taxing authority. Those boards that set millage must be elected. Stephens takes pride in the college,emphasizingh ow staff,department heads and faculty contribute to its s uccess. We have a strong team here,they deserve most of the credit,he said. Wre quite blesses with an incredible f aculty that is very student oriented. Wehavef aculty from every state you can imagine. M uch of the expansion and r ecent construction were underway,or approved before he took office,he added.T he institution included Hardee County from the beginning. In 1984,it grew to include DeSoto County. The UniversityC enter had just opened when I arrived; the Museum o f Florida Arts and Culture and the dental program had been planned and funded. Stephens did have a huge role,however,in the col-l eges latest chapter,which was adding four-year degrees and changing froma community college to a state college this past year. I am only the third president in SFSCs history, Stephens said. Wre going on our 48th year. Thats real good signal of stability and continuity. It says a lot about the college. This doesnt mean the college hasnt faced issues. In a rural community. There are economic challenges,Stephens added, and the enrollment is volatile. Between 2008 and 2011 we had a 33 percent increase,between 2011 and 2012 we had a drop (in the construction trades especially). The state legislature made significant changes affecting adult education, Stephens said. It used to bef ree,but now costs $30 a semester for those who can prove Florida residency. For those who cannot,like migrant workers,it costs$ 150 per semester,putting education out of many peoples reach. Teaming with three other county colleges to share ana rchitect,and with funding available before the economy collapsed,the Health Science Center was built. Stephens said Glenn Little, vice-president for adminis-t rative services,played an essential role in the project. It was a strong example of teamwork,and my favorite (projectm any people were involved. Our consortium saved the s tate money. Im very proud of that. He enjoyed renovating the Theatre for the Performing Arts,event hough it was a complex, expensive process. The b uilding had a lot of issues and wasnt up to code. e couldnt have done i t without Donald Appelquist, e xecutive director of the SFSC foundation andt he county commissions (financial support), S tephens said. It was somew hat miraculous. Im not sure how we did it. As to the future,there aret hings the college needs to improve, Stephens said. or example, continuing education and English fors peakers of other languages. That would take a statewide i nitiative. d like to see an academy for advanced students, our excellent students,so they can get a year ora head. That saves the state and parents a lot of money. d like to dual enrollment and the career academy expand. d like to see more athletic programs and more ways for the students to connect (with the school We have a wonderful art program I want a musical program,too. Id like to see our cultural programs grow. Everything is getting more and more expensive. We need to explore alternative funding sources,have more partnerships. Im most proud of the culture weve created and our relationship with the community. I hope thats my legacy. Continued from page 1A S tephens reflects on his decade at SFSC Im most p roud of the c ulture weve c reated and o ur r elationship with the c ommunity. I h ope thats my legacyNORMAN STEPHENS S FSC president


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, November 28, 2012Page 9A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-12-000277 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Plaintiff, vs. MARK NOVATKA; LARA F. NOVATKA; UNKNOWN TENTANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 4th day of January, 2013, 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 7, IN BLOCK 59, OF SEBRING COUNTR Y ESTATES SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 5th day of September, 2012. If you are a person with a disability who needs any IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282012CA000538GCAXMX WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plantiff, vs. DANIEL P. MEEKINS, AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF KAREN L. MEEKINS, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASS IGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF KAREN L. MEEKINS Last Known Address Unknown Current Residence Unknown CHERYL L. WEBER Last Known Address: 701 ROANOKE PLACE, SEBRING, FL 33870 Also Attempted At: 4005 HARLANDO AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 Also Attempted At: 405 MACHOST DRIVE, GARNER, NC 27529 Current Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: THE EAST 1/2 OF LOT 2, AND ALL LOTS 3, AND NORTH ONE-HALF OF LOT 4, BLOCK 423, OF HIGHLANDS TOWERS SUBDIVISION REVISED, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 29, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Marshall C. Watson, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before JANUARY 4, 2013, a date which is within thirty ( 30) days after the first publication of this Notice in THE NEWS SUN and file the original with the Cler k of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. 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 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 your believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 19th day of November, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk November 28; December 5, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION C ASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000569 DIVISION: GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MINERVA AYALA, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 30, 2012, and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000569 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which GMAC Mortgage, LLC, is the Plaintiff and Minerva Ayala, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 2nd day of January, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 583, OF SEBRING HILLS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 319 IBIS AVE., SEBRING, FL 33870-0145 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 2nd day of November, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813 (813 eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com LJ 11 81971 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 534-4690, within two (2 ceipt of this (describe notice voice impaired, call TDD (863 ida Relay Service 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel: (863863 November28; December 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011-CA-000864 BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. f/k/a COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. REYNALDO RIVERA AND AMANDA RIVERA, HIS WIFE; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK, A DIVISION OF TREASURY BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 9, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2011-CA-000864 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. f/k/a COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff and REYNALDO RIVERA AND AMANDA RIVERA, HIS WIFE are defendant(s best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., January 4, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 2, BLOCK 42, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES, SECTION TWO, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 34, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863 534-4690, within two (2 this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561 (561 November 28; December 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION C ASE NO. 12353GCS NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. JESSICA J. HUERTA-GARCIA A/K/A JESSICA HUERTA-GARCIA, et al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 9, 2012, and entered in Case No. 12353GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, is the Plaintiff and JESSICA J. HUERTA-GARCIA A/K/A JESSICA HUERTA-GARCIA; UNKNOWN TENANT(S Defendant(s Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 AT 11:00 A.M. on January 4, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 1, IN BLOCK 15, TOWN OF AVON PARK, IN SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, AT PAGE 33, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, OF WHICH HIGHLANDS WAS FORMERLY A PART; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 21 MINUTES WEST, A DISTANCE OF 10 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH A DISTANCE OF 20 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 21 MINUTES WEST A DISTANCE OF 470 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH AND PARALLEL TO LAKE AVENUE, A DISTANCE OF 135 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 21 MINUTES WEST, A DISTANCE OF 80 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH AND PARALLEL TO LAKE AVENUE A DISTANCE OF 135 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF WOLF STREET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEG REES 21 MINUTES EAST ALONG THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF WOLF STREET, A DISTANCE OF 80 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS ROAD RIGHT OF WAY LYING AND BEING IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 13th day of November, 2012. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk November 28; December 5, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 12-233-GCS HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK, a national banking association, Plaintiff, vs. JEREMY R. BERNADEAU a/k/a JEREMY BERNADEAU a/k/a JEREMY RAYNARD BERNADEAU a/k/a JEAN REMY BERNADEAU, and KATJA VOLKERT-BERNADEAU, if alive, and if dead, their unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other persons claiming by, through, under against them or any of them, and all unknown persons, if alive, and if dead, or not known to be dead or alive, their unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other persons claiming by, through, under or against the unknown persons, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above-entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lots 8424 and 8425, Avon Park Lakes Unit No. 26, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 25 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. STREET ADDRESS: 2543 North Lacona Road, Avon Park, Florid 33825. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes (2004 ber, 2012. NOTICE: 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 sale. SIGNED this 9th day of November, 2012. (SEAL ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk November 21, 28, 2012 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Pursuant to a WRIT OF EXECUTION issued out of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, on the 5th day of July, 2012, in the cause wherein L.W.T., INC. is Plaint iff, and FRED W. CUNNINGHAM is Defendant, being Case No. 11-606-GCS in the said Court, I, Susan Benton, Sheriff of Highlands County, Florida, have levied upon all of the Defendant's right, title and interest in and to the following described PERSONAL property in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: 2007 F-150 VIN # 1FTRF12287NA35764 and on the 21st day of December, 2012, at Ducks Body Shop, 1153 Hawthrone Drive, in the City of Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, at the h our of 11:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer for sale all of the said defendant, FRED W. CUNNINGHAMs, right, title and interest in the aforesaid property at public outcry and will sell the same, subject to all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder or bidders for CASH, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above-described execution. Dated this, October 13th, 2012 SUSAN BENTON, SHERIFF OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Lt. Jack Baily, Jr. Lt. Jack Bailey, Jr., DEPUTY SHERIFF In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the agency sending this notice at 434 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, Telephone 863/402-7228 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TTDV 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Services. November 21, 28; December 5, 12, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No.: 11-622 GCS OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. JOSEPH W. McGATHEY, REGINA A. McGATHEY AND SPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC. f/k/a AMERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 9, 2012, and entered in Case No. 11-622 GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, is Plaintiff and JOSEPH W. McGATHEY, REGINA A. McGATHEY AND SPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC. f/k/a AMERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY, INC., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL at 11:00 o'clock A.M. on the 13th day of December, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 15, BLOCK 11, SEBRING HILLS SOUTH, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 93, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street Address: 311 GROSBEAK AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33872 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, this 9th day of November, 2012. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk November 21, 28, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 10001055GCS OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT J. HANCOCK, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed November 5, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 10001055GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 4th day of January, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lots 13 and 14, Block 44, RED HILL FARMS RE-SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 59, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 9th day of November, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk November 28; December 5, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 09001561GCAXSX BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. RICARDO GOMEZ VARGAS, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 08, 2012 entered in Civil Case No.: 09001561GCAXSX of the Circuit Curt of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Bob Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at 11:00 am on the 13th day of December, 2012 the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 23, BLOCK 175, PLACID LAKES SECTION SEVENTEEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 40, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 9th day of November, 2012. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk November 21, 28, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282012CA000494GCAXMX US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR YALE MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2007-1, Plaintiff, vs. BERTHA GAIL MOLTZ F/K/A BERTHA GAIL ROTROFF; BRUCE WAYNE MOLTZ; UNKNOWN TENANT, IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure Sale dated the 1st day of August, 2012, and entered in Case No. 282010CA000842AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR YALE MORTGAGE L OAN TRUST, SERIES 2007-1 is the Plaintiff and BERTHA GAIL MOLTZ F/K/A BERTHA GAIL ROTROFF; BRUCE WAYNE MOLTZ and UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and b est bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 4th day of January, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 16, BLOCK 153, OF SEBRING HIGHLANDS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 97, 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. 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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunWednesday, November 28, 2012www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-470 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERTA M. RANSOM Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROBERTA M. RANSOM, deceased, whose date of death was October 17, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 28, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Diane L. Grogis Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N. Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: marider@mariderlaw.com November 28; December 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-461 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF RICKY LEE SHUEE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RICKY LEE SHUEE, deceased, whose date of death was September 11, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 21, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Nissa Lynn Shuee Myers 171 Badger Road Guyton, Georgia 31312 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N. Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: marider@mariderlaw.com November 21, 28, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12-703 GCS SECTION NO. 10 MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION F/K/A MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. DANIEL KLINE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DANIEL KLINE; CHARLOTTE M. KLINE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CHARLOTTE M. KLINE; DISCOVER BANK; JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.; TENANT #1; TENANT #2; and ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. N OTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment entered on October 30, 2012 in this case in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, the real property described as: Lot 32, Block 69, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded at Plat Book 9, Page 6, in the Public Record of Highlands County, Florida. Physical Address: 4616 Rachael Dr Sebring, FL 33872 will be sold at public sale to the highest and best bidder for cash, on 13th day of December, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at the Highlands County Courthouse, 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 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. DATE: November 15, 2012. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNERS AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60 ``IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR, 863-534-4690 AT LEAST 7 DAYS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE, OR IMMEDIATELY UPON RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION IF THE TIME BEFORE THE SCHEDULED APPEAR-A NCE IS LESS THAN 7 DAYS; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 711.'' November 21, 28, 2012 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 seven (7 this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD941 ice 800-955-8770. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk November 28; December 5, 2012 1050L egalsDUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557


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NOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate a nd proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. BLACK LAB/PITMIX 2 yrs. Very friendly, smart, good w/other animals & kids, neutered. $100. Call 863-655-6350 7520Pets & SuppliesWANTED FLORIDALicense Plates Before 1958. Top Dollar Paid! Call Jeff 727-424-1576 or gobus13@aol.com 7340Wanted to BuyAVON PARK3015 N Lowell Rd, Thur & Fri, Nov 29 & 30, 8am ? Clothing, Fabric, Yarn, Lace, Stamps, Good clothes, Household items and Much More! 7320Garage &Yard Sales SEBRING THUR.Sat. 8 ?. 4506 Garden Ave. Behind Harder Hall. Silver jewelry, tools, game tables, hand blown glass collectibles, porcelain sink w/gold faucet set/mica counter w/back splash, baby boy clothes & more. SEBRING THUR.SAT. 8 5pm. 255 Milakee Ave. 3 Family Sale & Bake Sale! Furn., TV's, Adult & Children's items. SEBRING SAT.8 ?. 4435 Selah Rd. From Highlands Ave., turn on 635 to Selah Rd. Easy Parking! 8' enclosed trailer, 10x20 canopy, Gheenee (Canoe), Magic tilt trailer, shelving, storage knock down crates, hunters clothing, crafts, storage boxes for crafts or fishing, kitchen items, Holiday decor & collectibles, glass Christmas ornaments, priced low never used. Coca-Cola building by Dept. 56, handbags, freestanding jewelry chest, jewelry items, floral, 2 metal file cabinets, small metal desk, roll top desk, iron table 2 bar stools, tool chest on wheels, thermos on wheels, flower pots, other furn., dishwasher, ornate iron seat w/3 legs, (I have the leg) & lots more! SEBRING HILLSInside Household/Estate Sale! Sat. Sun. 9 ?. 318 Kite Ave. Beautiful 60" round glass top table w/4 chairs, washer & dryer, refrigerator, upholstered chairs, nesting tables, lamps, marble framed mirror, wall pictures, exercise equip., tools & lots more! SEBRING -MULTI FAMILY SALE! Behind Harder Hall 4423 Loquat Road, Fri 11/30 & Sat 12/1, 7AM ? Mowers, Household items, Clothes, Trimmer, Printer and Much More! SEBRING -MULTI FAMILY SALE! 4200 Golfview Rd., Thur & Fri 11/29 & 30, Sat. 12/1, 7am ? Kids & Baby clothing, toys, TV's, Household items Plus Lots Of Misc. SEBRING -MULTI FAMILY SALE! 2833 King Dr., Fri 11/30 & Sat 12/1, 8am5pm, Household items, clothing, books, tools, speakers, X-mas tree & decor., jewelry, antiques, antique furn., China cabinet, hot tub, Floor air coolers (new SEBRING -GARAGE / SIDEWALK SALE! DOWNTOWN at the CIRCLE. OVER 20 VENDORS DECEMBER 1st., 7am 1pm. SEBRING ANOTHER REALLY BIG ONE! 1012 Thurston Ave. Thur. Fri. & Sat, Dec. 6 7 8. All Day!! SEBRING -5334 LAKEWOOD RD., Fri 11/30 & Sat 12/1, 8am 1pm. SEBRING -1242 FOREST RD., Sat. Dec. 8., 8am 12pm. Children's toys & clothing, Kitchen appliances, Tools, Household items, Collectibles, Antiques. Too Much To list! SEBRING *18th Annual Neighborhood Sale 321 Lake Josephine Shores Rd. (South of Buttonwood RV Park Fri & Sat 11/30 & 12/1, 7am-2pm. SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! LAKE PLACIDSAT. 8 ?. 506 Bright Hill Ave. Highlands park Estates. One Day Only! STUFF!!!! AVON PARKSAT. 7 ?. 306 N. Anoka Ave. Knick Knacks, Clothes, A Little Bit of Everything! SEBRING *MULTIFAMILY SALE!* Harder Hall area, 4125 Kearly Ave., Fri. 11/30 & Sat. 12/01, 7am-? Furn., TV, camping, sewing, trunks, fishing, tonka, antiques, pottery, tools, lamps, linens, jewelry, Christmas items, depression glass, clothes & misc. household items. 7320Garage &Yard Sales TRAILER JACKFrom Tractor Supply. Cost New $45. Will sell $30. 83-453-4234 PET CARRIERCAGE / Medium Size. $20. 863-453-4234 COMPUTER DESK,Large, Dark wood. $20. Call 863-385-8254. COCKATIELS 1Male 7 mo. Pearly & 1 Female 1yr. white faced Pearly. Free to good home. Call 863-385-2503 CARDIGANS 3Men's. (St. Johns Bay New. Size med. $20 the lot. Will separate. 863-453-3104 7310Bargain Buys SKEETER BEATERfor 2 Car Garage 16 foot Wide. $300 obo 8 63-471-9341 ROGERS CLASSICORGAN 2 full manuals and pedal board. $400. TWIN BEDS with Headboards, Mattress & Box Springs. $150. 863-385-3942 KING SIZEBED / Sealy Mattress / Bedguard / Supreme Mattress Pad / Beautiful Headboard (off white Set & Bed Spread. $500 obo. 863-382-9289 Leave Message. KILN, ELECTRONIC,pottery & glass. $400 obo. Call 863-465-7261 7300Miscellaneous KENMORE STOVESelf Cleaning Oven, Bisque & Black color. $175 DISHWASHER Black Door, $75. Both in good working condition. Call after 5 PM. 863-382-1294 BOX FREEZER,Kenmore, 138 CU. FT. New $250. 863-385-2843 7040Appliances 7000 M erchandiseSEBRING Professional Office Space US Hwy 27 S., Available 80 sq. ft. to 314 sq. ft. Insurance, Financial or Real Estate. Elec., & Water included. 863-382-4141 Or 863-414-7090 6750Commercial Rental SEBRING 3/2/1Quiet area. Close to Florida Hospital. Fairly new. All tile floors. Small pets welcome. $845/mo. + Security. Call 863-414-0942 SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, 1 CG $800/Monthly No Smoking, No pets. 863-402-1142 AVON PARK3/3, Pool, 3 Acres, Fenced. $1250/mo. 828-550-6168 6300U nfurnished Houses 6300Unfurnished Houses BEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING2BR/1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping. $595/mo. 3106/3113 Medical Way. RENTED!!! AVON PARKNW APARTMENTS 2/2 $450 mo. New 1/1 $395 mo. Plus 1st & Sec. Central Heat & Air. No Dogs Or Cats. 863-449-0195 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 S EBRING -1& 2 BR, Tile floors, Fresh paint. Includes water. $395 $ 600/mo. Gary Johnson, 8 63-381-1861. R ELAX ATLake Isis Villas** Luxurious ** 1 BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. RENTED! 6200UnfurnishedApartments SEBRING CUTE2Br, 1Ba,Tile floors, Screen porch. Quiet Area near Mall. Most pets OK. 1927 Theodore St. $550/mo. + $300.sec. C all 863-446-7274 SEBRING -Duplex / Very Nice! 2BR/1BA, screen porch, carport, A/C, new carpet, appl's incl., near mall, w/d hookup. No pets/smoke. Move In Special, 1931 Fernway St. 305-490-5399 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals SEBRING -Mobile Home / Double wide w/ 2 Lots. 2BR, 2BA Utility Rm., C arport, Frt. Porch, Deed restrictions, 115 Sunbird Place. 55+ $39,900.00 863-382-4141 Or 863-414-7090 PALM HARBORSTILT HOMES Waterfront, Beach, 34 Years Experience www.plantcity.palmharbor.com John Lyons 800-622-2832 x 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesS TATE GRAZINGLEASE BID #BPLA2012-001 H ighlands County 1,395 +/acres F or a bid package call Ann Henson (850 http://www.dep.state.fl.us/lands/buy bid.htm Bid Deadline is December 14, 2012 10:30 a.m. E ST 4260Acreage for SaleSEBRING 1120Garland Dr. 2/2, single family. Walking distance to lake. O wner financing or cash discount. $750 down, $471 per/mo. 803-978-1539 or 803-978-1607. 4080Homes for SaleSebring 4000 R eal Estate 3000 Financial TREE SERVICEIS SEEKING Exp. Laborer with valid Drivers License. Leave message at 863-465-7491 SUNSHINE PAYDAY LOANS Full time clerk needed Must be organized and Have excellent Customer Service skills Fax resumes to: 8 63-678-2170 STANLEY STEEMER Now accepting applications for CLEANINGTECHNICIAN Good Driving Record / People Person 863-655-2158 For Instructions. Drug Free Work Place 2100H elp Wanted SEVERAL TUTORSNEEDED for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Monday Thursday 2:30-5:00. Mileage paid @ $.50/mile. Compensation is $25/hour. Year round position. To start as soon as possible Call 786-326-5179. Please email resume to: inspired2think@aol.com SEEKING PART-TIME MEDICAL BILLING/COLLECTION Minimum 3 years experience a must. Fax resume to: 866-593-0635 medicalofficebilling@yahoo.com SEEKING FULLTIME MEDICAL ASSISTANT & FRONT DESK for Sebring, Lake Placid Office. Must posses positive attitude, 3 years medical exp. & must be dependable. Send cover letter & resume to: Box 120, The News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring FL,33870. LYKES CITRUSDIVISION has an immediate opening for a Production Manager at its Brighton Grove Location. Qualified applicants must possess a Citrus Production or Agricultural Operations Management degree and have at l east 5 years experience in Citrus Production duties. In addition this position requires experience with Microsoft Office, budgeting and financial management of a grove operation. Lykes Citrus Division offers competitive wages and a benefit package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and LTD insurance, 401(k ings Plan plus paid vacation & holidays. Qualified applicants should email their resume to rich.hetherton@lykes.com or apply in person at the Lake Placid office located at 7 Lykes Road, Lake Placid, FL. Lykes Citrus Management Division is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace, M/F/D/V E XPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort Keepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 BUSY EYECLINIC has openings in all positions, F/T & P/T. Send resume to: P.O. Box 991 Lake Placid Fl. 33852 2100Help Wanted 2000 E mploymentLOST! GOLDMEN'S WEDDING BAND w/Diamond Pendant attached. Reward. Very Sentimental. Call 863-414-0932. 1200Lost & FoundCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be h appy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us: 314-9876 News-Sun Classified 1100Announcements Spring Lake Improvement District Holiday Gathering The Spring Lake Improvement District Board of Supervisors, Staff, Advisors and spouses will be attending a Holiday Gathering on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Gathering will take place at the Unity Life Enrichment Center located at 10417 South Orange Blossom Blvd. No District business will be conducted or discussed at the event, and no decisions made. Joe DeCerbo District Manager Wednesday, November 28, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 09-1421-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN S. HAILE REVOCABLE TRUST, under Agreement dated July 18, 1991; JOHN S. HAILE; AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THEREIN NAMED DEFENDANT(S TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3 AND TENANT #4, THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint and Counterclaim'' (the "Final Judgment'' above-styled action on November 13, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property s ituated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on December 13, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.: Lots 4 and 5, Block 1, REPLAT OF A PORTION OF DRIGGERS GROVE RESUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 26, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Tax ID No. P31-36-30-031-0010-0040 Property Address: 220 Dal Hall Boulevard, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk November 21, 28, 2012 1050L egalsHaving something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youre doing, but no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.:28-2011-CA-000877 FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. P ATRICK S. MOONEY, REBECCA MOONEY, WILSHIRE HOLDING GROUP, INC., UNKNOWN TENANT(S OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES, et.al., Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 1, 2012, entered in Civil Case No.: 28-2011-CA-000877 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE A SSOCIATION, Plaintiff, and PATRICK S. MOONEY, REBECCA MOONEY, and WILSHIRE HOLDING GROUP, INC., are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 at 11:00 AM, on the 4th day of January, 2013, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 18, BLOCK 8, HARDER HALL COUNTRY CLUB II, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 13, PAGE 46, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A: 404 Barcelona Dr., Sebring, FL., 33875 If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on November 2, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Brian L. Rosaler, Esquire Popkin & Rosaler, P.A. 1701 West Hillsboro Boulevard Suite 400 Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 Telephone: (954 Facsimile: (954 November 28; December 5, 2012DUMMY 2012 CIRCULATION MANAGER 2X3 AD # 00025175AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00024763 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00024762


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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comL AKE PLACID It was the annual Turkey Bowl a s Lake Placid girls soccer coach John Merlo calls it. T hat first game back after the Thanksgiving break where his team seems to have trouble getting going such as in Monday nights 4-2 loss to visiting LaBelle. oo much turkey and not enough practice, is how he described it. And the two practices we had werent mandatory, so with some girls out of town, we had about eight or nine that were there. Which goes a long way to explaining a lopsided first half in which the Cowgirls scored all four of their goals for the night. e came out slow and didnt run our trap very well, Merlo said. We have an underclassman who is running the defense for the first time and she gets a little overwhelmed at times. Its an experience builder, but tonight we left their main scorer free way too often. Hannah Waller did get the Lady Dragons on the board in the opening 40 minutes and the team went into the half trailing 4-1. e wanted to improve the little things and we set our goals for the second half, Merlo said. The goals were to get at least one more score and prevent them from scoring again. And they set about doing that as the defense really tightened up and goalkeeper Tamija Douglas stepped up in a big way. On the night, Douglas had eight saves, many of the sliding and diving variety. None, though, was more impressive than on a penalty kick in the second half. Facing the LaBelle striker one-on-one, Douglas didt commit too early and By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK Anew professional sports franchise is coming to Highlands County. To be called the Heartland Eagles, the team will be part of the fledgling American Basketball League. Steve Haney, ABLChief Executive Officer, said his vision in creating the alliance was to revisit the days where minor league basketball was a community oriented event. In fact, Haney said, the idea will be for each of the teams to focus on their respective communities from affordably priced tickets to players and staff living in and working with area clubs, groups and organizations. Haney himself has a rich history in professional basketball, having served asa former agent and attorney to NBAHall of Famer Earvin Magic Johnson, as well as working with other superstars such as Dominique Wilkins and NBAAll-Star Kenny Anderson The ABLwill start with a dozen teams split between Florida and Texas, playinga 24-game schedule and winding up with a Final Four-type tournament for the top two teams in each division. What differentiates the ABLfrom other leagues are two major things: It will play by FIBAinternational rules, and it will serve as a feeder league for European leagues. Although there have been no players announced for the Heartland Eagles franchise, they will have some super-star guidance. Former NBAstar Wayne Monte Tree Rollins will be the head coach. Rollins himself is a product of central Florida, having been born in Winter Haven. The seven foot tall Rollins played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association for teams including the Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets and Orlando Magic. In addition to serving as coach of a number of semipro teams, Rollins also served as both assistant coach and backup center for the Orlando Magic during the 1994-95 season He is expected to be at South Florida State College this morning with other league principals to make the announcement and answer questions. The Eagles will be based out of SFSC, both practicing and playing their home games at the Panther Gym. Also in the ABLs Florida division will be the Emerald Coast Knights, the Fort Lauderdale Sharks, the Davie Stars, the Panama City Breeze and the West Palm Beach Piranhas. SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Wednesday, November 28, 2012 N ASCAR This Week3B N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE The race is on for Mary Grace Bates to get this shot off before the LaBelle defender cuts off her angle Monday night. Bates would score later in the second half, but the Cowgirls big first half lead to a 4-2 LaBelle win. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Anfernee Munnings drives for two Monday, but it was a barrage of threes that lead Okeechobee to a 77-49 win. Courtesy photo Special STARS athlete Charlie Hodgkinson (front) w orks hard to push his wheelchair in the 25-meter r ace against Tim Johnson on Saturday, Nov. 10. S pecial to the News-SunA VON PARK Athletes with various disabilities gathered at Ridge Area Arcs track o n Saturday, Nov. 10, to participate in the Special STARS Track and Field and Cycling competition. Members of the South Florida State College Volleyball team kicked off the competition by carrying in the torch during the opening cere-m ony. They were escorted by the Highlands County Sheriffs Office and the West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department. T he torch was passed off to special athlete Ilana Levy who carried it to Bill Wheeler, then Francesca DiMeglio and finally Tim Johnson carried it to the starting line. Daniel Washington with the Avon Park High School Jr. ROTC presented the American flag while the national anthem was played. There were approximately 5 0 athletes competing at the event. They competed for ribbons presented after lunch. The two-wheel cyclist did a 1-kilometer race. Eva Monk and Ricky Marino placed first while Billy Wheeler and Shawn Squires won second. In the three-wheel cycling they went 500 meters. STARS compete in track and field See STARS, Page 4B By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comLAKE PLACID The three-point shot can spring a team to victory, but can also bury it in defeat. Hit a good percentage of them and those extra points add up, but it was the Okeechobee Brahmans who were tickling the twine Monday night in a 77-49 win over the host Dragons. It started fast and furious as Sylvester Butler opened the scoring with one from beyond the arc. Lake Placids Anfernee Munnings answered with a drive with his left, but the Butler did it again, following with another three. Brahman Eddie Neal then had a putback before Dragon Nick Tuason drove the baseline and spun a reverse in. But Butler and Philip Jones both hit from downtown to sandwich two Jonah Brown free throws and move Okeechobee out to a 14-6 lead. Lake Placid cut into it a bit, with Brown driving for a score and Scott Colley hitting a 12-foot jumper. But the Brahmans got three straight scores in the paint to close out the quarter with a 20-10 edge. The Dragons would claw back in some early in the second, with Nathan Stanley flipping in a layup and Tuason and Munnings drivi ng the lane for a bucket apiece to offset two Brahman buckets. Stanley then split two trips to the line to get the lead under 10 at 25-18. But another three, this from Brendan Jonnassaint, got it back to double digits. G avin Liford then scored on a breakaway and Jonnassaint converted a traditional three-point play and suddenly it was back to a commanding 33-18 margin. Two more Chobee scores came inside from Eddie Neal to extend it further, though Justin Mason got inside for two Dragon points, as did Brown. But then, after Butler had made a free throw, his ensuing miss was rebounded by Neal who put it back up for an unconventional threepoint play. This would close out the first half with the Brahmans up 40-22. Lake Placid would keep it close in the third, though the lead still grew to 53-33, and the Brahmans would add five more second-half threes and put up 24 points in the fourth quarter to provide for the final margin. The Dragons were back at it Tuesday, hosting DeSoto, before heading on the road Friday for a trip to Mulberry. Brahman treys tame Dragons News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Heath Harris elevates to get this jumper off over Okeechobees Tyrell Taylor Monday night. Photo courtesy of espn.com Wayne Tree Rollins an 18-year NBA veteran has taken to the coaching ranks and will be the head man for the Heartland Eagles. ABL Eagles to make Heartland home Tryptophan, Cowgirls do in Lady Dragons See LP, Page 4B


C M Y K Sebring Elks Golf TournamentSEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, Dec. 3, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $32.00 which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on 471-3295. Check in by 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop.Franza inductionAVON PARK Its never too early to secure a spot to take in Joe Franzas induction into the Florida Athletic C oaches Association Hall of Fame. Tickets are not available at the door. T he 37th FACAHall of Fame induction c eremonies 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 FACAGroup rate of $99. The Hall of Fame is the highest honor given by the FACAand is designed to recognize FACAmembers for years of coaching tenure 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 this great honor.Horseshoe ClubSEBRING The Highlands County Horseshoe Club league play began on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Lee Palmer Complex, 439 Pine St., in Sebring. The league is open to all men and women who like to pitch horseshoes, with play getting underway at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call Irve Swihart at 452-6899.Meals on Wheels GolfSEBRING The 13th Annual Meals on Wheels Golf Tournament will tee off at Harder Hall Country Club on Saturday, Dec. 1. Benefitting the Sebring Meals on Wheels program, the tournament will be a Foursome Scramble format with an 8:30 shotgun start. The entry fee of $75 per person, $300 per team, includes golf, continental breakfast, lunch and awards. There will be a million dollar hole-inone contest, $20,000 putting contest, hole-in-one prizes on all par-3s, including car, trip and cash prizes. For more information, call 402-1818, or email MOW@stratonet .LP Senior SoftballLAKEPLACID Lake Placid Senior Softball is currently holding practice on Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at the Lake June Ballfield. If you are 50+ and enjoy playing the game for fun, come out, hit and field a few, and get ready for the 2013 season which opens the first week in January. For information, visit lpsoftball.com .Highlands Senior SoftballSEBRING The Highlands County Senior softball over 60 league will be p laying starting play on Monday, Jan. 7, with games taking place each Monday and Wednesday. To sign up, or for more information, call John Kloet at 655-5241 or Steve Blazing at 382-6442.Jingle Bell 5KAVONPARK The Jarrett Family Foundation will be presenting the Jingle Bell Fun Run 5K on Friday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. at the Union Congregational Church in Avon Park. Registration fee is $15, and registration f orms can be picked up at Avon Elementary, Park Elementary, Avon Park Middle and High School, or access online through any of the schools. All proceeds from the race will go to benefit the four Avon Park schools.Sebring 70s SoftballSEBRING Seniors 70 and older will be organizing a league starting in early January. It will be a drafted league. Games will be played at the Highlan ds County Sports Complex on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 10 a.m. Interested seniors should contact Har ry Bell at 382-0542 or Bill Todd at 3855632, or see them at the Sports Complex on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.Lunch for Cozs Youth BowlersLAKEPLACID Hot dogs, hamburge rs, cheeseburgers and sausage sandwiches will be featured at a food sale Saturday, Nov. 24, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in front of Lake Placid Do It Best Quality Hardware in the Winn Dixie Plaza, Lake Placid. One hundred-percent of the procee ds benefit the youth bowlers scholarship program in which more than 30 youth bowlers are currently involved. So bring your family and friend an d come buy lunch from the youth bowlers of Cozs in Lake Placid.LP Elks Hoop ShootLAKEPLACID Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 and Lake Placid Middle School Athletic Department announces the 2012-2013 annual hoop shoot. Area youth ages 8-13 can show their free-throw talents at the Elks Hoop Shoot Free-Throw Contest scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 15, at 9 a.m. at the Lake Placid High School. The competition is free. Acopy of the childs birth certifica te will be required at registration. Registration can be obtained in advan ce at the Lake Placid Elks Lodge by calling 465-2661 for registration forms. Registration will also be held at 8 a.m., prior the contest. Boys and girls participate in separa te contest/divisions and three age categories in each division: ages 8-9; ages 10-11, and ages 12-13. Contestants must be 8 years old and n o more than 13 years old as of April 1, 2013, to participate. For state contests and beyond, the El ks National Foundation covers all program costs, including participant transportation, food and housing expenses Local winners of each division and a ge category can advance through district, state, regional and national competitions. Names of the national winners will be inscribed on the Elks National Hoop Shoot plaque, on permanent display in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. Any questions, contact John Holbrook at 465-5941. AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England830.727407244 Miami560.455211226 N.Y. Jets470.364221290 Buffalo470.364243319 South WLTPctPFPA Houston1010.909327211 Indianapolis740.636230273 Tennessee470.364238335 Jacksonville290.182188308 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore920.818283219 Pittsburgh650.545231210 Cincinnati650.545282247 Cleveland380.273209248 West WLTPctPFPA Denver830.727318221 San Diego470.364245237 Oakland380.273218356 Kansas City1100.091161301NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA N.Y. Giants740.636305226 Washington560.455295285 Dallas560.455242262 Philadelphia380.273184282 South WLTPctPFPA Atlanta1010.909294216 Tampa Bay650.545310254 New Orleans560.455308304 Carolina380.273214265 North WLTPctPFPA Chicago830.727277175 Green Bay740.636273245 Minnesota650.545248249 Detroit470.364267280 West WLTPctPFPA San Francisco821.773276155 Seattle650.545219185 St. Louis461.409205254 Arizona470.364180227 ___ Sundays Games Denver 17, Kansas City 9 Chicago 28, Minnesota 10 Cincinnati 34, Oakland 10 Cleveland 20, Pittsburgh 14 Indianapolis 20, Buffalo 13 Jacksonville 24, Tennessee 19 Atlanta 24, Tampa Bay 23 Miami 24, Seattle 21 Baltimore 16, San Diego 13, OT St. Louis 31, Arizona 17 San Francisco 31, New Orleans 21 N.Y. Giants 38, Green Bay 10 Mondays Game Carolina 30, Philadelphia 22 Thursday, Nov. 29 New Orleans at Atlanta, 8:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 Seattle at Chicago, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Green Bay, 1 p.m. San Francisco at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Carolina at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Houston at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Arizona at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Detroit, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Buffalo, 1 p.m. New England at Miami, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Denver, 4:05 p.m. Cleveland at Oakland, 4:25 p.m. Cincinnati at San Diego, 4:25 p.m. Pittsburgh at Baltimore, 4:25 p.m. Philadelphia at Dallas, 8:20 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3 N.Y. Giants at Washington, 8:30 p.m.AFCLEADERSQuarterbacks AttComYdsTDInt Brady, NE4212743299243 P. Manning, DN4092773260268 Rthlsbrgr, PIT316209 2287174 Schaub, HOU3782452855199 Dalton, CIN37423727692311 Rushers AttYdsAvgLGTD A. Foster, HOU2691064 3.964612 C. Johnson, TN1919424.9383t4 Ridley, NE2069394.56418 J. Charles, KC1959284.7691t3 Spiller, BUF1238306.7556t4 Receivers NoYds AvgLGTD Wayne, IND84110513.230t3 Welker, NE8096112.0593 A. Jhnsn, HOU69105815.360t3 A. Green, CIN67102215.373t10 D. Thomas, DN61101516.671t6NFCLEADERSQuarterbacks AttComYdsTDInt A. Rdgers, GB3792522838287 Griffin III, WS3052062504164 A. Smith, SF2171521731135 Brees, NO44227633333111 M. Ryan, ATL42929434252113 Rushers AttYds AvgLGTD Peterson, MIN21312365.80747 M. Lynch, SEA23110514.5577t5 Do. Martin, TB21810504.8270t9 Morris, WS2089824.7239t6 Gore, SF1769145.19375 Receivers NoYds AvgLGTD Witten, DAL827108.7351 B. Marshall, CH81101712.6458 C. Jhnson, DET73125717.2534 Gonzalez, ATL6971210.3256 R. White, ATL67100315.0594EASTERN CONFERENCESemifinals D.C. United vs. New York D.C. United 1, New York 1 New York 0, D.C. United 1, D.C. United advances 2-1 on aggregate Kansas City vs. Houston Houston 2, Kansas City 0 Kansas City 1, Houston 0, Houston advances 2-1 on aggregate CHAMPIONSHIP Houston 3, D.C. United 1 D.C. United 1, Houston 1, Houston advances on 4-2 aggregateWESTERN CONFERENCESemifinals San Jose vs. Los Angeles Los Angeles 0, San Jose 1 San Jose 1, Los Angeles 3, Los Angeles advances 3-2 on aggregate Seattle vs. Real Salt Lake Seattle 0, Real Salt Lake 0 Real Salt Lake 0, Seattle 1, Seattle advances 1-0 on aggregate CHAMPIONSHIP Los Angeles 3, Seattle 0 Seattle 2, Los Angeles 1, Los Angeles advances on 4-2 aggregateMLS CUPSaturday, Dec. 1: Houston at Los Angeles, 4:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Brooklyn94.692 New York94.692 Philadelphia86.5711.5 Boston86.5711.5 Toronto311.2146.5 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami103.769 Atlanta84.6671.5 Charlotte76.5383 Orlando58.3855 Washington012.0009.5 Central Division WLPctGB Milwaukee75.583 Chicago67.4621.5 Indiana68.4292 Detroit411.2674.5 Cleveland311.2145WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB Memphis102.833.5 San Antonio123.800 Dallas77.5004.5 Houston67.4625 New Orleans49.3087 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City114.733 Denver87.5333 Utah87.5333 Portland68.4294.5 Minnesota57.4174.5 Pacific Division WLPctGB Golden State86.571 L.A. Clippers86.571 L.A. Lakers77.5001 Phoenix68.4292 Sacramento49.3083.5 ___ Saturdays Games Atlanta 104, L.A. Clippers 93 Oklahoma City 116, Philadelphia 109, OT Charlotte 108, Washington 106,2OT Miami 110, Cleveland 108 L.A. Lakers 115, Dallas 89 Chicago 93, Milwaukee 86 Sacramento 108, Utah 97 Golden State 96, Minnesota 85 Sundays Games New York 121, Detroit 100 San Antonio 111, Toronto 106,2OT Brooklyn 98, Portland 85 Philadelphia 104, Phoenix 101 Boston 116, Orlando 110, OT Denver 102, New Orleans 84 Mondays Games San Antonio 118, Washington 92 Brooklyn 96, New York 89, OT Detroit 108, Portland 101 Milwaukee 93, Chicago 92 Memphis 84, Cleveland 78 Oklahoma City 114, Charlotte 69 Utah 105, Denver 103 New Orleans 105, L.A. Clippers 98 Tuesdays Games Phoenix at Cleveland, late Dallas at Philadelphia, late Toronto at Houston, late Minnesota at Sacramento, late Indiana at L.A. Lakers, late Wednesdays Games San Antonio at Orlando, 7 p.m. Portland at Washington, 7 p.m. Brooklyn at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Charlotte at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Phoenix at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Dallas at Chicago, 8 p.m. Toronto at Memphis, 8 p.m. Utah at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Houston at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. New York at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.LEADERSScoring FGFTPTSAVG Bryant, LAL1269737626.9 Anthony, NYK1217134226.3 Durant, OKC12511538925.9 Harden, HOU9810732725.2 James, MIA1295132725.2 Rebounds OFFDEFTOTAVG Varejao, CLE7511619114.7 Randolph, MEM609815813.2 Asik, HOU5210315511.9 Faried, DEN759517011.3 Jefferson, UTA3912416310.9 Lee, GOL3711515210.9 Assists GASTAVG Rondo, BOS1317813.7 Paul, LAC141339.5 Holiday, PHL141299.2 Williams, BRO131168.9 Vasquez, NO131158.8 Steals GSTAVG Jennings, MIL12383.17 Paul, LAC14392.79 Walker, CHA13292.23 Conley, MEM11242.18 Dragic, PHX14302.14 Matthews, POR14302.14 Blocks GBLKAVG Hibbert, IND14433.07 Ibaka, OKC15442.93 Howard, LAL14382.71 Lopez, Bro13352.69 Gortat, PHX14342.43B ASEBALLAmerican League CLEVELAND INDIANSAgreed to terms with INF/OF Nate Spears on a minor league contract. DETROIT TIGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Trevor Bell, RHP Cesar Carrillo, RHP Shane Dyer, RHP Shawn Hill, RHP Micah Kellogg, RHP David Kopp, RHP Victor Larez, RHP Carlos Monasterios, RHP Jesse Todd, LHP Jose Alvarez, LHP Ramon Garcia, LHP Efrain Nieves, C Brad Davis, INF Argenis Diaz, INF Lance Durham, INF John Lindsey, INF/OF Marcus Lemon, INF/OF Kevin Russo and INF/OF Matt Tuiasosopo on minor league contracts. NEW YORK YANKEESAgreed to terms with C Eli Whiteside on a one-year contract. OAKLAND ATHLETICSTraded INF Brandon Hicks to the New York Mets for cash considerations. TAMPA BAY RAYSAgreed to terms with 3B Evan Longoria on a 10-year contract. TORONTO BLUE JAYSNamed DeMarlo Hale bench coach, Chad Mottola hitting coach, Dwayne Murphy first base and outfield coach, Luis Rivera third base coach and Pete Walker pitching coach. National League CHICAGO CUBSNamed Rob Deer assistant hitting coach. NEW YORK METSAgreed to terms with LHP Tim Byrdak on a minor league contract.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association NBAFined Sacramento G Aaron Brooks $25,000 for throwing his mouthpiece into the stands after Fridays game. HOUSTON ROCKETSRecalled G Scott Machado from Rio Grande Valley (NBADLFOOTBALLNational Football League NFLSuspended New England DL Jermaine Cunningham and Tampa Bay CB Eric Wright four games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances. CHICAGO BEARSPlaced G Lance Louis on injured reserve. CLEVELAND BROWNSAnnounced president Mike Holmgren is leaving the team. DALLAS COWBOYSPlaced LB Bruce Carter and WR Danny Coale on injured reserve. Released WR Andre Holmes. Signed LB Brady Poppinga and WR Anthony Armstrong. Signed CB Reggie Jones to the practice squad. DENVER BRONCOSSigned RB Jacob Hester. Signed RB Jeremiah Johnson to the practice squad. NEW YORK GIANTSPlaced RB Andre Brown on injured reserve-return. Waived CB Michael Coe from injured reserve. PITTSBURGH STEELERSActivated G David DeCastro from injured reserve. Placed OT Marcus Gilbert on injured reserve. Released WR David Gilreath. Signed L John Malecki from the practice squad. WASHINGTON REDSKINSSigned LB Roddrick Muckelroy. Placed LB Keenan Robinson on injured reserve. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid THURSDAY: Boys Soccer at Hardee,7 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Hardee,5:30 p.m.; Girls Weightlifting at Sebring,4 p.m. FRIDAY: Boys Basketball at Mulberry,7 p.m.; Girls Basketball vs.Mulberry,7:30 p.m. Sebring THURSDAY: Boys Basketball vs.Ridge,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer at Lake Wales,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer vs.Lake Wales,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Weightlifting hosts County Meet,vs.Lake Placid,Avon Park,4 p.m. FRIDAY: Boys Basketball at Clewiston,5:30/7 p.m.; Girls Basketball vs.Frostproof, 5:30/7 p.m.; Boys Soccer at Hardee,7 p.m.; Girls Soccer vs.Hardee,7 p.m. Avon Park THURSDAY: Girls Basketball at Tenoroc,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Weightlifting at Sebring,4 p.m. FRIDAY: Boys Basketball at Tampa Catholic,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Palmetto, 7 p.m. S ATURDAY: Boys Basketball at Kathleen,Noon 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 T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . L ouisville at Rutgers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NN N B B A A T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . S an Antonio at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Denver at Golden State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TTimes, games, channels all subject to change C C O O L L L L E E G G E E B B A A S S K K E E T T B B A A L L L L W WE E D D N N E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Virginia at Wisconsin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Michigan State at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 9 9 p p . m m . G eorgia Tech at Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Ohio State at Duke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NT TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Kentucky at Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 9 9 p p . m m . Marquette at Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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C M Y K made a leap toward the right corner of the goal to deflect it away. And for a good portion of the second half, had one not noticed the scoreboard, it might have seemed Lake Placid was in control and keeping the ball on the Cowgirl side of the field. s a little tough though, Merlo said. Our two midfielders, were asking them to help out on defense more so that by the time they get the ball up field, they dont have enough leg left to really take a good shot. Wed get it t here, but the shots didnt h ave much on them. That was, until the 75th minute when the combination of Michelle Hunter and Mary Grace Bates showed some impressive leg strength. On a breakaway, Hunter was racing in from the left and tried blasting a shot. But a LaBelle defender was there to snuff it out, only the force of the shot sent it sideways where Bates faced a similar scenario. Gathering the ball as a Cowgirl leapt toward her, Bates also saw the shot virtua lly stuffed. But she unloaded with such steam that it still spurted forth with enough velocity to carry it into the far corner o f the net. The goals of the second half were accomplished, though the final moments would tick away with no further accomplishments. ith it right after the holiday, a non-district gamed oesnt matter too much, Merlo said. We came out slow but really picked it up and Im happy with how the girls finished. This was good for us and n ow we should be ready to go with our next few gam es which, if we can play like this, are very winnable. The Dragons hosted DeSoto Tuesday and travel to Hardee Thursday. S pecial to the News-SunSaturday, Dec. 1 Backpacking 101 Course at the Circle B Bar Preserve, SR 540 (Winter Lake Road), Lakeland Learn the essentials necessary to go on any type of backpacking trip from day hike, overnight or multi-day trips. Bring a notebook, pen and any backpacking equipment you want to review with our instructor, Dave Waldrop. Contact Waldrop at 863605-3587, or email david_lwfl@yahoo.com for meet-up time and other details. Saturday, Dec. 8 Adowntown Lakeland walking tour. We will meet for a light dinner or sandwich at The Chop Shop and then a walking tour of downtown Lakelands Christmas decorations and historic sites. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring warm hat, gloves, etc., for the walk and money to purchase dinner. Contact Ken Williams at (863 dec1966@aol.com for meetup time and other details. Saturday, Dec. 15 Day Hike (and/or camp overnight in the parks campground Fri-Sun by reserving your own site), at Lake Kissimmee State Park. Abeautiful park with a cow camp where old-time relics are on display, an old timer to tell stories of years gone by and an observation tower on the lake. Bring water, snacks and lunch, sun and insect protection for hiking. Note: RSVPfor hiking to Betty Piper at 863-293-3053 or email bpiper2005@aol.com for meet-up time and other details. If camping (tent or RV), make a reservation at ReserveAmerica.com, and RSVPto Teresa Newgent at (813 newgt7@yahoo.com Bring a dish for the pot luck dinner on Saturday evening, and a gag gift for the gift exchange if you wish to participate. Friday-Saturday, Dec. 29-30 Overnight Backpacking Trip at the Arbuckle portion of the Lake Wales Ridge State Forest. This is a follow-up to the Backpacking 101 Course held on Dec. 1 and is only those who have completed the Backpacking 101 Course or those who have had previous backpacking experience. The trail leads through moderately rolling hills with pine forests, prairies, wetlands, scrub and marshy lakeshore along the west side of Lake Arbuckle. Bring backpacking equipment, hiking shoes, brimmed hat, water, snacks, lunch, sun and insect protection. Contact David Waldrop at 863-605-3587 for meet-up time and other details. Page 4BNews-SunWednesday, November 28, 2012w ww.newssun.com SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 11/7,14,21,28; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 8 8 9 9 4 4 DOTY, KIP; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; Brad & aaron doty golf tourney; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 9 9 7 7 5 5 Special to the News-SunSEBRING Bruce Moellendick, former PGA trainer, is the instructor for the YMCAs youth golf program starting in December. The classes will be held twice a week for four weeks for ages 5 to 15, cost is $35 for members, $45 for nonmembers. For more information on this program please contact us at 382-9622 ask for Kevin Stoker. Master Val Henry and Master Hank Henry have joined the YMCAteam inp roviding authentic tradit ional martial arts. Master Henry has trained many state, national, and international champions over the past 24 years. Classes are Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. starting at the b eginning of each month. Cost is $50 for members, $60 for non-members. We offer a wonderful Gymnastics program starting from preschool to advance. If you would like to get your child in Gymnastics call the Y and ask out about our classes. We do registration at the beginning of each month. Prices have been pro-rated d ue to the holiday season. Upcoming Events Christmas at the Y Its the Holiday Season and the YMCAis getting in the mood with our 2nd annual Christmas at the Y. On Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14 and 15, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. the YMCAwill be hosting a night full of fun, including: Abig slide, bounce house, games, free candy and prizes, a cake walk, concessions, crafts, Christmas storytelling, and free pictures with Santa Claus. Tickets are $2 per person. There will be live entertainment with a line-up of Michelle Cathey, Justus Martin, The Wacaster Family, and Nala Price. YMCAs Last Day 5K The YMCAis looking forward to bringing in the New Year with our 3rd annual Last Day 5K. The race will take place at the Yon Saturday, Dec. 29. The cost is $20 by December 26 or $25 anytime after that. Children 10 years old and under are $10. Pre-registration starts at 8 a.m. and goes to 8:45 a.m. on race day, race time is 9 a.m. Camp Holiday Hoopla The YMCAis offering 8 days of fantastic fun. The Camp Holiday Hoopla will be taking place December 20, 21, 26-28, andJ anuary 2-4. The camp hours will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and it will include a wide range of activities like arts and craf ts, g ymnastics, a field trip, fitness and nutrition, and all kinds of sports. Ages include 5-12 and camp fees are $15 for one time registration, a $20 daily fee, or if you would like to do all eight days it is $125. T-shirts and lunch will be p rovided. Open House at the Y Looking to join a gym that fits your needs? Why not join the YMCA? We have been meeting the needs of Highlands County for over 25 years and we o ffer something for everyone. On Saturday, Jan. 5, stop i n to the Highlands County Family YMCAfor our Open House. From 9 a.m.-2 p.m. the Y MCAwill be giving free t ours and offering membership specials that include w aiving joiner fees, health assessments, and BOGO r ates on our daily punch cards. YMCAhas not only on e, but two heated pools and a splash pad for your family to enjoy. Come check us out and enjoy the water. Pool Hours MondayFriday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-4:45 p.m. For questions contact the Y at 382-9622 Plenty going on at the YMCA Florida Trail Association Heartland Chapter December Activities First place winners were Mac Smith and Katie Gibson. Maricel Moreno and Dustin Akey won second. Emily Harrison and Minnie Sue Reid won third while Bryan Bishop got fourth. Tim Johnson took first place in the 25-meter wheelchair event. Charlie Hodgkinson won second, Jimmy Phipps won third and Hormel Biggs got fourth. I n the 50-meter walk, first place winners were Bobby Byrd, Helena Spies and Nicole Lewis. Second place winners were Rob Ward, Francesca DiMeglio and Lewis Simpson. Third place finishers were Frances Goff, Terry Richardson and Alan Kufnowski. Megan Eisnaugle won fourth. In the 50-meter run, first place winners were Mark Rieke, Kerrie Baker and Ricky Singer. Second place winners were Edrei Lopez, Dama Massey and Timmy Cypress. Third place winners were Jim Kentfield, Kenny Robers and Jacquelyn Furry. Bruce Brummett won fourth while Fred Moore won fifth. I n the 100-meter run, first place finishers were Bill Sobczak and Ilana Levy. Second place winners were John Davis and Greg Robinson. Third place was won by Alex Lopez and John Smith. Field events included tennis ball throw, shot put and softball throw. Jimmy Phipps won first in the tennis ball throw while Hormel Biggs took second. In shot put, Ilana Levy was first place in the womens division while Greg Robinson was first for the men. Bill Sobczak won second and John Davis won third in the mens shot. I n softball throw, there were seven heats. First place winners were Rene Herrera, Jim Kentfield, Lewis Simpson, Nicole Lewis, Rob Ward, John Smith and Gregory Ruggs. Second place winners were Frances Goff, Tim Johnson, Kerrie Baker, Sarah Moore, Bobby Byrd, Jacquelyn Furry and Alex Lopez. Third place winners were Kenny Roberts, Timmy Cypress, Francesca DiMeglio, Alan Kufnowski, Dama Massey, Sharon Carpenter and Mark Rieke. Fourth place was won by Charlie Hodgkinson, Lorraine Steeves, Helena Spies, Terry Richardson,L eslie Hollandy, Bruce Brummett and Edrei Lopez, w hile Megan Eisnaugle won fifth place. Continued from 1B STARS shine in competition Courtesy photo Jacquelyn Furry winds up to throw the softball during the Special STARS Track and Field event on Saturday, Nov. 10. Continued from 1B LP downed despite strong second half


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C M Y K By SAMANTHA CRITCHELL A P Fashion WriterNEW YORK Have you ever said thank you through clenched teeth?T he gift in that nicely wrapped box was so not what you wanted:comfy clothes instead of designer duds,or a kitchen gadgeti nstead of a shiny piece of jewelry. Sometimes,though,the best gifts are the ones you use,and,frankly,most of us probably wear hoodies more than haute couture. With a closet full of beautiful boots and gravitydefying heels,flat-foot, furry Uggs werent at the top of celebrity stylistdesigner Rachel Zoes shopping list. They were OK for other people she might even have suggested them but she didnt see them fitting into her closet until someone gave her a pair. Once you put them on, you cant go back,Zoe says. In my house,its now the family at-home shoe. I wear them all the time. My son has 10 pairs and my husband has 10 pairs. Christine Frietchen,a shopping expert who is advising TJ Maxx and Marshalls this year on their gift-giving programs,says a gift is something you wouldnt get for yourself. And the best way to know youve given a successful gift,she says,is if the receiver becomes an evangelist for it. Adam Glassman,creative director at O,The Oprah magazine,was never at risk of buying the Patagonia fleece sweatpants his brother got for him a few years ago. Never in my life did I think Id need sweatpants, but I live in them,he gushes. When I come home f rom work,they are my goto item. I wear them more than any other clothes in my closet. The only gift he might t reasure more is the Eddie Bauer silk long johns his other brother gave him, something else he didnt think he needed or wanted. Where was the Tom Ford,the Gucci?Glassman says with a laugh. But after a few winters of layering the long johns under his more fashionable pieces,hes now buying them as gifts for other people. Shellhammer says friends and family cant ask for the items offered on Fab.com because the website sells things people dont know exist. Items such as a shower curtain with a map of Paris (what enthusiastic traveler wouldnt want one?) or a pug T-shirt for your favorite dog lover. (Shellhammer predicts the Mountain Pug Tee will be a top seller this season. The entire shirt becomes the face of a pug,wrinkles, jowls and all.) And Shellhammer says its OK to be playful and show a little sense of humor when giving a gift. Youd be surprised how many positive comments the website has received about a hedgeh og dish brush,he says. It just gives you that crack of a smile. Brian Berger says the Yumaki toothbrush his busi-n ess partner gave him is a present hell always remember and appreciate. And,its something he uses every day. S ome other gift ideas from the experts: Kitchen knives. Comfortable earbuds. Colorful tights and leggings. Berry bowls. Miniature flashlights that fit in pockets and purses. Pretty soaps. Personalized tote bags. A lot of people do skimp on themselves,especially ina season where they are spending so much money, so an upgrade of something mundane to luxurious or at least more fun can bea very thoughtful gift,says gift advisor Frietchen. Have you ever had a really nice hairdryer,a REALLY good dryer? You think a hairdryer is a hairdryer until you have a good one in your hand. It can change your life, Frietchen says. Page 8BNews-SunWednesday, November 28, 2012www.newssun.com WINGS OF FAITH; 3.639"; 3"; Black; winter bazaare 2012 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 5 3 3 0 0 5 5 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 5 3 3 8 8 4 4 CLUBS& ORGANIZATIONS C ourtesy photo S ebring Elks 1529 proudly initiated two members in October Bob Therrien and Barbara U lmer. American Legion P lacid Post 25LAKE PLACID The American Legion Auxiliary, Placid Unit 25 celebratedE ducation Week on Nov. 12. Two members Jan Swanson,Education chairman and Nina Warmunde visited a school in LakeP lacid. They delivered a token of appreciation to 262 teachers. Also,the Auxiliary donated a check to each school for their library needs. T he Auxiliary recognizes the teachers every year to show our appreciation to them for their dedication and wonderful work to the children,who will be our leaders tomorrow.TOPS FL Club 487, SebringSEBRING This Wednesday,Judy Alger led the chapter in several TOPS songs and Judy Phillips lead 1 6 TOPS and nine KOPS in t he pledges. T he club welcomed new m embers Reta Merkley and Barbara Howard to the c hapter. Y es-yeses are:exercise, portion size,use a smaller p late,watch the sodium, drink six to nine glasses of water and police your po rtions. The 25-cent contest had 15 w inners at 35 cents each and Elie Tobias won $2.30 in the 10-cent contest. E lie Tobias was the best loser. The program was given b y Leslie Maschue on How we plan to eat right over T hanksgivingand several members brought in low c alorie recipes to share. A great group discussion on how members plan to eat h ealthy on Thanksgiving dinner followed. For information on TOPS call 382-7716 or 314-9485. Special to the News-SunS EBRING The Heart of Highland,Sweet Adelines,F ashion Show Scholarship Fundraiser was a huge success. The event was held in the Plantation Room of the Historic Kenilworth Lodgeo n Nov. 17. The fashion show and luncheon was attended by 202 people and was catered by Simply Trish caterings ervice,which provided a delicious meal and very courteous staff. Models were Barbara Maslin and Rowena Turner for Bealls; Kathy Lettman and Teresa Korn for BonWorth; Connie Bates and Jeanne Parzygant for Dress Barn; and Anita Helbig and Cathy Lewis for Sues Cubby Hole. Gift certificates were provided by BonWorth,Dress Barn,Eldridge Design, Kenilworth Lodge and the Renaissance Salon of Lake Placid. Chorus members donated the many door prizes and beautiful items for the ppportunity table. Door prizes were also donated by Sues Cubby Hole. The excellent entertainment was provided by the quartet Sassy,Region 9 Competition winner for 2012 and the Heart of Highland, S weet Adelines,Show Chorus,under the directiono f their director,Betty Meinholz. The Heart of Highland, Sweet Adelines,wishes to thank its members for mak-i ng this fashion show so successful. The Kenilworth Lodge staff,who did a great job in setting up the Plantation Room,was alsot hanked. Special thanks to all the attendees of the fundraiser for making this event a huge s uccess. The chorusnext fundraiser is its Februarys how,On The Road Again, which will take place on Saturday,Feb. 16,at Union Congregational Church Millennium Sanctuary inA von Park. Tickets are $12. Note that there is limited seating. For information,call 4144914 or 699-0743. Visit theA delines on any Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Avon Park Rotary,20 S. Verona Ave. Fashion show raises funds for Sweet Adelines scholarship New Sebring Elks FRIENDS& NEIGHBORS LAKE PLACID Bob Verbarg and Bob Clouston, both World War II veterans, returned on Nov. 14 from t heir Honor Flight West C entral Florida to view their Memorial in Washington, D.C. There were 77 veterans and 77 guardians on the Allegiant Air Charter Flight. T he men were impressed b y the memorials and statu es,but what really moved them were the peoples reactions by cheering them, clapping their hands,shaki ng hands with them and telling them thank you for your service even from 4a nd 5-year-old children. T hey were saluted by men in uniform. This recognition took place in each airport d uring their coming and going. Of all wars,it was World War II that threatened o ur very existence as a nation. More than 1,000 World War II veterans are dying each day. T he Memorial evening, N ov. 17,called a Tribute to George Susco,was emotiona l and cheerful. He was our caring manager. People told their memories of George, led by Joan Rau. Before the m eal was served,Joan called on Bob Clouston to say Grace. Georges favorite meal was Italian and this was served in his memory. Lasagna,ravioli and fettucc ini were served along with a tossed salad. The Memorial Committee really o utdid themselves in cooking,serving the meal and hosting this evening. Monday morning coed c offee was hosted by two bright happy faces,Arlene Dummer and Donna Skultety. They made quick breads for the coffee. PeggyS ue Teague emceed and told a few jokes. Our Sunshine person,Carol Noel,was called upon and she told that Kay Holmes is ill and thatB ernie Vladykas brother has passed away. May our greeting cards let them know that we are thinking of them. L aura Bailie played Happy Birthdayand two people stood up to be sere-n aded:Dave Bailie and Delores Woodruff. James Hogan announced t hat the pancake breakfast will be here before you reali ze it. The date is Dec. 1. Bring your place setting and enjoy a good breakfast. Thep ancake breakfast group donated money to the M emorial Committee, which was deeply appreciated. The Mens Breakfast at the Truck Stop hosted byC harlie Price is 8 a.m., Tuesday,Dec. 4. Dont forg et! Inky Fingers is always the first Monday of the month,s o the next one is Dec. 3. Come and be creative. B renda also told that the free movie put on by NuHope will be Sunday,Dec. 1 6. Carol Noel has selected the movie,the best exotic Marigold Hotelwith Judy Dench and Maggie Smith. It is a movie matinee at 3 p.m.a nd the Nu-Hope Ladies always serve cake and coffee before the show.Any donation for Elder Care ino ur area is always appreciated. Our neighbor Heurtha Thomson,from Canada arrived this weekend. Sheb rought her friend,Merle, along,which was great so they could take turns driving from Hamilton,Ontario. Their friend,MargM ulholland,had already driven down. Canadians had their Thanksgiving on Oct. 8. They were able to come down and help us celebrateo ur Thanksgiving,too. Ladies coffee was made by Carolyn Reece on Nov.2 0. Carolyn also headed the meeting. We had a nice group of ladies. Last-minuted etails for Thanksgiving Day were discussed. Help f or the day was asked for. We are having a float in the Lake Placid Christmasp arade and volunteers will be needed Saturday morning t o decorate it Dec. 8. Please contact Judy Muse. The Ladies Lunch Out was held at Don Joses Mexican restaurant at 11:30a .m.,Nov. 20. Jean Noyes and Carol Noel took care of t he arrangements,as well as hosting the luncheon. There were 30 ladies enjoying them eal and remaining to visit. The men,the Mustangs, w ent to the Placid Lakes Country Club for their luncheon Nov. 20. Im sure t hat they enjoyed the atmosphere along with their food. e cant all be heroes; some of us have to stand on the curb and clap as they gob y. Will Rogers. T ropical H arbor Estates By Arlene Clouston J ULIEAHASCMAJ SAMARRAKREMERAGA INBREEDSBERRIEDIMAM TERACECILIAANDROBBIE ARIATERRORSPARSONS ROANSPARTAHOOKAH SENDAIPSSGUIDEEGOS YONDTOMSSPEECH MENUGABSAMPEDATSEA OMARRHUMRAHOSXTAT BIBIILSAANDRICKRANT BROIDIRBIELOIOPIE OAKENACTASYECHSOAR STOLAVOATHKATE SEVEILOSECBCTRACTS CAVILSFLARESNORE GETTHISSEATERSDTEN SCARLETTANDRHETTJENI POCONETBOOKLEONARDO OLINNYLONSAUCIER TITSSLEDTSKED CROSSWORDSOLUTION Some gifts fall into the love-it-later category


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, November 28, 2012Page 9B DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; nov ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 7 7 5 5 8 8 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; 11/7,14,21,28 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 8 8 2 2 4 4 Mr. and Mrs. William Braggs Jr.C arrie Jayne Riles and William Franklin Braggs Jr. were united in marriage at 7 p.m. on Oct. 31,2012 at the home of the brides p arents,Dennis and Barbara Riles of Sebring. T he groom is the son of William F. Braggs Sr. of Lake Placid and Jean Patterson Braggs o f Tupelo,Miss. Serving as the maid of honor was Sherrie W aston. Serving as the best man was William F. Braggs III. Officiating the wedding was Pastor Bruce Bragg. Wedding Courtesy photo (From left) Dennis Riles, Barbara Riles, Jayne Braggs and William Braggs Jr. CELEBRATIONS Makirah HuntE mma Thompson and Miko Hunt of Sebring announce the birth of a daughter,Makirah Tierrany,at 3:00 a.m. on Nov. 24,2012 at Highlands RegionalM edical Center, Sebring. M akirah weighed 5 pounds,11 ounces and measured 18 inches in length. Maternal grandpare nts are Carol Ann Shackelford and Chad Howard Thompson. Avalon KelleyPatricia Kelley of Sebring announces the birth of a daughter, Avalon Riona,at 10:34 p.m. on Nov. 18,2012 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. Avalon weighed 6 pounds,2 ounces and measured 18 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Norman Kelley and Helen Kelley.Richard PaningbatanMa-Ri and Rjohn Paningbatan of Sebring announce the birth of a son,Richard John RJ, at 9:50 a.m. on Nov. 19, 2012 at Highlands Regional Medical Center,Sebring. Richard weighed 6 pounds and 15 ounces. Paternal grandmother is Melinda Paningbatan. Births C ourtesy photo Air Force Airman 1st Class William A. Adams graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military disci-p line and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Adams is the son of William Adams of Paducah, Ky., and Melanie Jackson of Avon Park. He is a 2006 graduate of Avon Park High School. He received an associate degree in 2006 from South Florida Community College. Military News CELEBRATIONSGUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes announcements about births,engagements,weddings and anniversaries on Wednesdays. Anniversaries are accepted starting at the 50th and then in five-year incriments. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Forms are available at the News-Sun. The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesdas paper. Submit items to the News-Sunfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail toeditor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,NewsSun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical WriterCHICAGO They may be a big hit at kidsbirthdayp arties,but inflatable bounce houses can be dangerous,with the number of injuries soaring in recent years,a nationwide studyf ound. Kids often crowd into bounce houses,and jumping up and down can send other children flying into the air,t oo. The numbers suggest 30 U.S. children a day are treat-e d in emergency rooms for broken bones,sprains,cuts and concussions fromb ounce house accidents. Most involve children f alling inside or out of the inflated playthings,and many children get hurt whent hey collide with other bouncing kids. T he number of children aged 17 and younger who got emergency-room treatment for bounce house injuries has climbed alongw ith the popularity of bounce houses from f ewer than 1,000 in 1995 to nearly 11,000 in 2010. Thats a 15-fold increase,a nd a doubling just since 2008. I was surprised by the number,especially by the rapid increase in the number o f injuries,said lead author Dr. Gary Smith,director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide ChildrensH ospital in Columbus,Ohio. Amusement parks and fairs have bounce houses, and the playthings can also b e rented or purchased for home use. S mith and colleagues analyzed national surveillance data on ER treatment for nonfatal injuries linked with bounce houses,maintainedb y the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. T heir study was published online Monday in the journal Pediatrics. O nly about 3 percent of children were hospitalized, m ostly for broken bones. More than one-third of the injuries were in children a ged 5 and younger.The safety commission recommends against letting children younger than 6 use fullsize trampolines,and Smiths aid barring kids that young from even smaller,homeuse bounce houses would make sense. There is no evidence that the size or location of an inflatable bouncer affects the injury risk,he said. Other recommendations, often listed in manufacturersinstruction pamphlets, include not overloading bounce houses with too many kids and not allowing young children to bounce with much older,heavier kids or adults,said Laura Woodburn,a spokeswoman for the National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials. T he study didnt include d eaths,but some accidents are fatal. Separate data from t he product safety commiss ion show four bounce house deaths from 2003 to 2 007,all involving children s triking their heads on a hard surface. Several nonfatal accidents occurred last year when bounce houses collapsed or were lifted by high winds. A group that issues voluntary industry standards says bounce houses should be supervised by trained operators and recommends that bouncers be prohibited from doing flips and purposefully c olliding with others,the study authors noted. Bounce house injuries are s imilar to those linked with trampolines,and theA merican Academy of P ediatrics has recommended against using trampolines at home. Policymakers shouldc onsider whether bounce houses warrant similar precautions,the authors said. Bounce houses a party hit but kids injuries soar T he number of c hildren aged 17 and younger who got emergency-room t reatment for bounce h ouse injuries has c limbed along with the popularity of bounce houses from fewer than 1 ,000 in 1995 to n early 11,000 in 2010. Thats a 15fold increase,and a d oubling just since 2 008. GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE


C M Y K Page 10BNews-SunWednesday, November 28, 2012www.newssun.comF AMILY FEATURES Host a holiday party thats simple and festive with a combination of premade and homemade delights from the celebration experts at Wilton. For starters,a cookie pan does double duty for holiday-shaped homemade Crispy Cheese Crackers. Serve these aromatic rosemary treats,made into Christmas trees,snowmen and stockings,alongside a colorful assortment of f resh vegetables and made-from-scratch fire-roasted jalapeo dip. Guests will think you spent hours baking in the kitchen when you wow them with a seasonal selection of hand-decorated gingerbreads,says Nancy Siler,vice president of consumer affairs at Wilton. Easy to assemble with all the trimmings included,theres a ready-to-decorate gingerbread kit to fit any yuletide gathering. Complete with pre-baked gingerbread,each kit contains decorating accessories like candies and icings to personalize your own mini village,Christmas tree,gingerpop cookies and more. For another fun twist on a traditional gingerbread house,Siler recommends getting the kids involved. Thell love the marshmallow-y Holiday House Treat made of cinnamon toasted oats cereal. Once the house is built,watch the kids decorate their yummy creation with a variety of gumdrops,licorice,icings and candies. To cater to a more sophisticated palate,Siler suggests Salted Caramel Bacon Cordial Cups. A lavish blend of vanilla pudding,crisp-cooked bacon and whipped cream is flavored with caramel ice cream topping and piped into edible,dark cocoa Candy Melt cordial cups. There bite-sized holiday bliss. Dont forget eggnog. This year,give your favorite prepared eggnog a chocolate kick and serve Eggnog Hot Chocolate garnished with peppermint Candy Curls. For more holiday recipe project and decorating ideas,or to purchase gingerbread kits,visit www.wilton.com. DeluxeGingerbreadKit,GingerbreadTreeKit,GingerbreadBoyCookieDecoratingKit,GingerbreadMiniVillageKit,GingerpopsCookieKit Holiday House Treat,Crispy Cheese Crackers,Eggnog Hot Chocolate,Salted Caramel Bacon Cordial Cups,Fire Roasted Jalapeo Onion Dip,GingerpopsCookieKitHoliday House TreatMakes about 12 servings 6 cups cinnamon-flavored toasted oats cereal 4 tablespoons (1/2 stickutter 1 bag (10 ouncesws 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Assorted Tube Icing,Decorating Gel, Sprinkles,Colored Sugars,Icing Decorations and other favorite candy Prepare Wilton Stand-Up House Pan with vegetable pan spray. Place cereal in large bowl. In large saucepan,melt butter; add marshmallows,ginger and cinnamon. Cook and stir constantly until melted. Pour over cereal and mix well. Spread cereal mixture into prepared pan. When cool to touch,remove from pan; secure to foil-wrapped cake board with icing. Decorate as desired with icing,sprinkles,sugars,icing decorations and candy.Crispy Cheese CrackersMakes 16 to 20 crackers 1/2 cup (1 stickutter,softened 3/4 cup (about 2 ouncesinely grated Asiago cheese 1 ounce (about 1/4 cup finely chopped 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare Holiday Cookie Pan with vegetable pan spray. In medium bowl,beat butter,cheese,pine nuts,rosemary, garlic powder,salt and pepper with electric mixer until creamy and well combined. Add flour; beat until mixture looks sandy and holds together when squeezed in your hand. Press into prepared pan,filling cavities 1/2 full. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.Eggnog Hot Chocolate Makes about 4 servings 2 cups milk 2 cups prepared eggnog 1 cup Dark Cocoa Candy Melts Candy 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Whipped cream Candy Curls In large saucepan,cook milk and eggnog on medium h ea until the mixture is hot; turn off heat. Whisk in Candy Melts candy and vanilla extract. Continue whisking until candy is melted and mixture is smooth. Pour into mugs; garnish with Candy Curls.Fire Roasted Jalapeo Onion Dip Makes about 1-3/4 cups dip 4 jalapeo peppers 1 package (5.7 ounces 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup mayonnaise Preheat broiler. Place peppers on non-stick cookie pan; broil,turnin g at least once,6 to 7 minutes or until blackened. Let stand 10 minutes. Remove stem and seeds; coarsely chop. In large bowl,stir together onion soup mix,sour cream and mayonnaise. Fold in peppers. Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Serve with cucumber and zucchini slices,celery,car rot sticks,sliced bell peppers and other favorite vegetables. Note: For spicier dip,include seeds from peppers. Salted Caramel Bacon Cordial Cups Makes about 24 filled cordial cups 1-1/2 cups Dark Cocoa Candy Melts Candy 3 containers (3.2 ounces eachanilla prepare d pudding 1/2 cup finely chopped crisp-cooked bacon 1 tablespoon caramel ice cream topping plus additional for drizzling 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream,whipped Sea salt Fill cordial cup candy mold 1/3 full with melted candy Using a decorator brush,paint the candy up the sides of each mold to the top edge. Coat mold so that no light can be seen through the shell. Refrigerate until firm,about5 minutes. Repeat if needed. Carefully remove shells from mold. In medium bowl,combine pudding,bacon and 1 tab lespoon ice cream topping; mix until thoroughly combined Fold in whipped cream. Refrigerate at least 1 hour. Using tip #33,pipe filling into candy cordial cups. Drizzle with additional ice cream topping and sprinkle with sea salt. Follow instructions on package of each kit:Deluxe Gingerbread KitGingerbread Tree KitGingerbread Boy Cookie Decorating KitGingerpops Cookie Kit Gingerbread Mini Village Kit HOLIDAYS


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, November 28, 2012Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 5 2 2 7 7 7 7 Now,yall know I dont t hink baked goods are terribly necessary foranyone to be eating (Ive said it before, that none of us needsanother muffin!),but there are times when you do need to use flour.By now,we all know that white flour isnt an optimal choice for goodhealth, but with so many options on the shelves,which one do youchoose? And when? First things first. Lets talk about a flour were all familiar with wheat flour.Wheat flourMade from ground wheat, wheat flour is a big step above white flour ifyou have not adopted a glutenfree lifestyle for your family. It canbe difficult at first to make the switch to whole wheat (always lookfor whole wheat not just wheat!) so I recommend gradually replacingwhite flour in a recipe with whole wheat until youre used to theconsistency and difference in flavor. Now whats all this about gluten? Wheat flour contains gluten. Glutenis a protein that makes bread chewy. It also helps dough to bindthrough the baking process. Gluten,however,isa problem for thosesuffering from celiac disease,wheat allergies or non-celiac glutensensitivity. Its estimated that 10 precent of people are walking around withsome form of gluten sensitivity,and every day more and more peopleare stating to discover that gluten is the source of many differentproblems from digestive issues to bloating. If you dont care about the gluten content of the foods you eat,butyoud still like to spice things up with your flours every now andthen, give spelt a try.Spelt flour Spelt is a cereal grain in the wheat family,but it isconsidered a wheat-free flour. It contains some gluten and it bakesvery similarly to wheat flour,but it has a very nice nutty, sweetflavor. Spelt is easier to digest than wheat,but it is lower infiber. Important to note:The gluten in spelt is broken down reallyquickly, so its important to not over mix it or youll end up with aproduct that crumbles into oblivion!Gluten-free floursLuckily,there are more gluten-free flours available now than everbefore. Keep in mind,though,that there is no true substitute forwheat flour in terms of texture and taste. You cat replace all ofthe whole wheat flour in a recipe to an alternative type of flour andexpect the same results. Quinoa flour Theres much debate surrounding the question of whetherquinoa is paleo friendly.Whatever it is (and you can decide foryourself!),its a very good source of essential amino acids,fiber,folate, iron,magnesium and zinc. This flour is excellent in muffins,banana bread and other baked goods. However, go easy on it. The nuttyflavor of this flour can easily take over a dish,so substitute onlyabout a quarter of the total flour volume of a recipe with quinoa flour. Rice flour Made from milled rice-kernel hulls,rice flour containslots of Vitamin B6,calcium,iron, fiber and other trace nutrients.Rice flour is great for baked goods,homemade crackers and pastas. Youcan also use this gluten-free flour to thicken sauces and gravies.Easy does it on the rice,though,because the FDA is still trying tofigure out how safe it is for us to be eating! (Link to arsenic ricearticle) When it comes to flour, gluten-free does not always equal primal orpaleo-friendly. There is a difference. The following flours areglutenfree and primal.Primal gluten-free floursMost of these alternatives have many more minerals and vitamins thanwhite or wheat flours do so it wont hurt to incorporate them intoyour cooking whether youre a primal eater or not. Almond flour Almond flour is made from blanched almonds that havebeen beaten into submission into an unrecognizable product! In thestore,you may have trouble finding almond flour, so look for almondmeal. Or, buy your own blanched almonds and grind them into a powderwith your coffee grinder or food processor. Almond flour tastes bestin baked goods,grain-free granolas and flourlesscakes. Coconut flour This yummy flour is made from pulverized meat of thecoconut. It has a sweet, mild flavor ad is used frequently in paleocooking in everything from pancakes to muffins. Arrowroot powder and tapioca starch These flours are controversialbecause of their starch content,but lots of primal eaters use them.Arrowroot powder is awesome for thickening sauces without changing thetaste of the dish. It gives baked goods and pancakes a nice,lighttexture. Tapioca is similar,but it also lends some elasticity to adish. What is your favorite flour? http://www.facebook.com/savingdinner Leanne Ely is a New York Times bestselling author of 'Body Clutter' and the Saving Dinner series. The Dinner Diva syndicated newspaper column appears in 250 newspapers nationwide. 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Dear Abby: My wife and I have been married for five years. I recently discoveredt hat she made between 10 and 20 porn videos when she was 19. We got married when she was 27. We have four kids from two previousm arriages. I am devastated. When I confronted her about it,she cried harder than I had ever seen. She said she was lost, and its the biggest regreto f her entire life. I understand how hard it c an be to tell someone you have done something like this. I havent led a perfect life either,and I have my o wn skeletons and things that I would never mention. But still,I cant get over this. I have never felt pain like this in my entire lifea nd dont know what to do. I love my wife and dont w ant a divorce,but it haunts my every thought. We have had a great life a nd I trust her completely. What should I do to get o ver this? Devastated in the U.S.A. D ear Devastated: A giant step in the right direction would be to accept that y ou both had a history before you married each o ther,and you both have done things you arent proud of. Then make a list of all the good things you havet ogether,and forgive your wife for making some painful mistakes in the past that she was too ashamed to tell you. It certainly beats divorcing a woman you love overs omething she cant change. If that doesnt w ork,then youd be wise to seek marriage counseling. Dear Abby: My wife verbally abuses me con-s tantly.We have an 11month-old child,which is the only reason I tolerate it. While I try hard not to curse back,once in a whileI end up doing so. I have sought professional help to cope with her behavior,but the suggestions havent helped much. The situation is becoming unbearable,and I dont see it changing any time soon. What should I do? Unbearable in Virginia Dear Unbearable: The suggestions havent helped because you werent the p erson who needed the professional help; your wife does. In a moment whens he is calm,tell her that as much as you care about her and your child,you do noti ntend to spend the rest of your life being her verbal w hipping boy,and if she doesnt get help for her anger issues,you will leave.I f she refuses,you should follow through and make s ure you get equal custody, if not more,because her volatility could be harmful to your child. D ear Abby: We are a pair of senior citizens who a re very much in love. We have a lot in common and enjoy our companionship.M arriage is not an option because of pensions,bank a ccounts and predetermined heirs you know the story. We would like the whole w orld to know we are committed and devoted to each other. Would it be unusual,at this late stage,to becomee ngaged with no intention of setting a wedding date? Blissful in Florida Dear Blissful: Rather than become engaged withn o intention of formalizing your union,why not havea c ommitment ceremony and invite friends and family toc elebrate your love for each other with you? Ask a member of the clergy to bless your union. I'm sure one would obligeb ecause it has been done before. D ear Abby is written by Abigail V an Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.G ood advice for everyone teens to seniors is in The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It. To order, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds Dear Abby, Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) Husband cant get over the pain of discovering wifes past Dinner Diva Leanne Ely D ear Abby Associated PressTORONTO Justin Bieber faced a hostile homecoming during his halftime performance at Canadas football Grey Cup,facing boos and jeers. The Toronto crowd booed Sunday when the 18year-old pop stars face popped up on the JumboTron screen. They booed when a host spoke his name. And they booed as he took the stage and throughout his medley of the charttopper Boyfriendand the disco-inflected Beauty and a Beat. Earlier in the week, Bieber was presented with a Diamond Jubilee Medal by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and caused a scene by wearing overalls,unbuttoned on one shoulder,over a white T-shirt,with a backwards baseball cap. Bieber booed by football fans


C M Y K LIVING 12B PA GE News-Sun Wednesday, November 28, 2012 I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family and friends. Between allt hree hospitals in the Heartland Division,we served around 700 t urkey dinners the patients, staff and visitors. We did an overnight meal at all three locations the night before Thanksgiving and servedt he turkey dinner to the staff that work the night shift and t hen served Thanksgiving dinner all day on Thursday. It took 55 turkeys to serve t he 700 turkey dinners for this Thanksgiving. A s I start to feel a little fall in the air,I start to think about making those dishes that areh eartier than the ones I make during the spring and summer. During the winter is when I like t o make a lot of one-pot wonder dishes like my Moms cowb oy macaroni or my Grandma Hazels chicken and yellow rice. Every time I make either of those dishes,the aromas remindm e of when I was growing up and getting in the way while they were cooking dinner. Im sure chicken and yellow rice is eaten everywhere,but I had to name some typical Florida Cracker dishes chickena nd yellow rice would be one of them. Cowboy macaroni is w hat we call goulash with a can of sweet corn added to it. This week,I have a good chili recipe for you and it is not your every day chili with redb eans and ground beef. Instead it is a white bean and chicken chili recipe that is sure to please. I especially like this chili b ecause white beans are one of my favorite legumes. This recipe makes enough chili for about 20 people. Cheers,Chef.White bean chicken chili 3.5 tbs. pure vegetable salad oil 1/2 cup canned,diced green chili peppers,drained 2 1/4 tsp. ground cumin 2 1/4 tsp. dried,crushed oregano 1 tsp. crushed red pepper 7 oz. fresh,diced yellow onions 3 tbs. peeled,minced fresh garlic cloves 2 1/2 lb.. diced chicken 4 lb.. Great Northern beans,drained 1 1/8 quart water 1 5/8 tbs. chicken base 1 5/8 cup skim milk 1 qt. heavy cream 3/4 oz. fresh chopped cilantro Pre-cook the chicken before and set aside. Saut onions, chilies and spices in oil for 5 minutes. Add cooked diced chicken and saut for 5 minutes. Add beans and cook 10 minutes. Combine hot water,base and milk in stock pot. Stir well to blend. Add chicken and bean mixture. Simmer 30 minutes. Add cream. Simmer 10 minutes. Tim Spain is System Executive Chef with Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center and Morrison Healthcare Food Service. He can be reached at tim.spain@ahss.org/. One-pot wonders Chefs Corner Tim Spain The Perfect Cheese Plate FAMILY FEATURES Whether youre hosting a holiday open houseo r a sit-down feast with family and friends,you want dishes that impress,but arent too complicated to make. These easy and elegant holiday recipes start with rich and savory Wisconsin-made cheeses from Roth Cheese. You can find more recipes for your holiday celebrations at www.rothcheese.com. Seafood Thermidor DipYield:3 cups 6 ounces cooked lobster tails and claws,coarsely chopped 1 medium shallot,minced 1 large garlic clove,minced 2 cups Alfredo sauce 3 tablespoons cream sherry 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 cups Grand Cru Gruyere cheese, shredded 6 1/8 ounces crab,lump-style 1/4 cup breadcrumbs Preheat oven to 400F. In mixing bowl combine lobster,shallot, garlic,Alfredo sauce,sherry,lemon juice and cheese; stir together until well-combined. Gently fold in crab. Place mixture in shallow baking dish (approximately 8 x 8 and bake for 15 to 20 minutes.Spinach Pesto CrostiniYield:Approximately 30 servings Pesto: 1 head garlic 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 pound spinach 3/4 cup unsalted sunflower seeds, toasted 6 ounces GranQueso cheese,grated Crostini: 1 medium baguette,cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 8 sundried t omatoes,quartered lengthwise 3 ounces GranQueso cheese,grated Preheat oven to 375F. Place garlic in aluminum foil,drizzle with olive oil,and wrap. Roast for 45 minutes. Remove roasted garlic cloves from skin. Blanch spinach in hot water for 30 to 40 seconds. Remove spinach from water, and pat dry. In food processor,blend roasted garlic, spinach,sunflower seeds and cheese until smooth. Reduce oven heat to 350F. Place baguette slices on baking sheet, brush with olive oil,then season with salt and pepper. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes,until lightly toasted. Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes. Evenly spread pesto onto crostini. Top with sundried tomato and grated cheese. Horseradish and Chive Havarti FondueYield:Approximately 4 servings 1/2 cup Pinot Grigio 1 1/2 cups Horseradish and Chive Havart i, shredded (plus extra for garnish) 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon mayonnaise Cubed bread Hard and soft pretzels Tortilla chips Pickles Pita chips Blanched vegetables Fresh chives,chopped (optional Stir together cheese,wine,mustard and mayon naise in ceramic fondue pot. Cook over low heat for approximately 7 to 10 minutes,stirring constantly with a wooden spoon. When cheese has melted completely,remov e pot from stove and transfer to a tabletop burner. Garnish with extra cheese and chives. Serve with dipping items.Baked RoestiYield:12 mini muffins or 6 full-size muffins 2 1/2 cups frozen shredded hash browns 1 tablespoon butter,melted 1/4 cup onion,minced 1 tablespoon flour 3 strips bacon,cooked and crumbled Salt and pepper to taste 1 egg,beaten 1 cup Grand Cru Gruyere,shredded 2 ounces Grand Cru Gruyere, 1/2-inch cubes Crme frache or sour cream (optional Fresh chives,chopped (optional Preheat oven to 425F. Coat a non-stick muffin pan with vegetable oil spray. In a mixing bowl,gently break apart frozen hash browns. Stir in butter,onions,flour,bacon,salt,pepper and egg. Fold shredded cheese into hash brown mixture until well combined. Evenly distribute mixture in muffin pan. Press mixture firmly into molds. Press a small cube of cheese into the center of each muffin. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until mixture i s golden brown and crispy. Allow to rest for 2 to 3 minutes before removing muffins from tray. Garnish with a dollop of crme and chives. Seafoo d Thermidor Dip Spinach Pesto Crostini Horseradish and Chive Havarti Fondue Baked Roesti To add another element of deliciously easy elegance, set up a cheese plate for guests. Here are some quick tips and recommendations.Plan on serving one to two ounces of cheese per person.Set out a variety of cheeses with different textures and flavor profiles. Serve the cheeses at room temperature.Use a separate knife or spreader for each kind. Cut up a portion of each cheese to let guests know that they can dig in. Serve complementary finger foods with the cheeses to help make the most of all the flavors. Here are some cheese and food pairing suggestions: Grand Cru Gruyere: Smooth and mellow with light floral notes. Serve with apples,dried apricots,grapes, almonds,fig spread,whole wheat crackers,bread. GranQueso: Hand rubbed with spices,this Spanish inspired cheese has a buttery nutty flavor and a firm,slightly crumbly texture. Serve with dried figs, almonds,hazelnuts,Spanish olives,roasted red peppers,Peppadews. Buttermilk Blue: Deliciously creamy and tangy with a clean,sweet finish. Serve with pears,pecans,figs, candied walnuts,dates,tomatoes,endive,honey,walnut bread. PAGE10B