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: 02-15-2013
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
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Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lake Placid (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Avon Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Highlands County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Lake Placid
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
Coordinates: 27.495556 x -81.444444 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, February 15-16, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 20 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 72 52C omplete Forecast PAGE 12A A shower in the a.m., mainly cloudy F orecast Question: Should Sun N Lake contract with West Sebring VFD for its fire protection? Next question: Are you glad the city of Sebring is finally fixing the dredge hole at City Pier Beach? www.newssun .comM ake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Lewis Beck Age 58, of Sebring James Wolford Sr. Age 76, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 34.5% No 65.5% Total votes: 58 Classifieds9A Community Briefs2A Dear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Film Review11B Healthy Living5B Kevins Komments7B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times11B Religion7B Sports On TV2B Sudoku11B Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, financial goal front ; 00027210 By CORINE BURGESS Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Land,in its natural state,has a way of keepinge verything in check. Rainfall,for example,in the natural environment w ould soak into the forest floor,flow underground,be filtered by natural processes and then eventually feedn earby water bodies. This natural process is interrupted when the land i s covered with roads,parking lots, and buildings. Roofs,concrete, asphalt and other impervious surfaces do not allow rainfall to soak into the earth. Instead,the rainfall runs over the roads,fields and other surfaces picking up pollutants,such as oil,gasoline,pesticides,fertilizers and trasha long the way.The water then runs into a nearby stormdrain or body of w ater without the benefit of filtration. This is called stormwater runoff. According to the Southwest F lorida Water Management District (SWFWMDStormwater runoff is p erhaps the most visible impact to lake water quality in the Ridge lake region. Older urban areas developed prior to the 1984 enactment of B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Young athletes of all ages will have a new place to showcase their athletic abilities during an upcoming event at the Highlands County YMCA. The YouthO lympics is the newest event produced by the YMCA that allows youth in the commun ity to put their talents on display. The Youth Olympics is a sports competition that includes a number of different sporting categories for athletes to participate in. The event will allow participants toc ompete in:an obstacle course,a foot race, football throw,broad jump,basketball shoot,and a freestyle swim. During each of the competitions,participants will go head to head with fellow ath-l etes in their specific age group. There are four age groups for the competition:6-7,89,10-11,and 12-14. Each age division will be split up into a boys and a girls group. This split will enable competitors a more fair and efficient competition. e want to make it as fair as possible, said YMCA Program Director Dave Scheck. Funds raised during the Youth Olympics will go to the Bo Alvarez Childrens Foundation. This foundation was founded by Michelle Alvarez in 2007,two years after a near drowning in a neighbors pool of her Youth Olympics offers young athletes healthy competition Lake Clay stormwater retrofit project a cooperative effort News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS s all about the camaraderie, Avon Park Fire Department Lt. Steve Kempe said Thursday evening, while cooking up a batch of chicken cordon bleu for himself and his fellow firefighters in the departments recently renovated kitchen. Editor's note:The first in a three-part series,Feeding the Fire(fighters).By SAMANTHA GHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comAVON PARK Not only is Lt. Steve Kempe a 24-year veteran on the fire department end, the man is no stranger to the kitchen. Everyone calls me the main chef,Kempe said with a chuckle. The experienced cook knows a thing or two about putting out fires as well as burning in the departments newly renovated kitchen. Kempe began cooking at the age of 10,learning the basics from family members. Once he began his career as a firefighter, he took his hobby with him to all of his previous stations before landing at Avon Park Fire Department. They took me in with open arms,Kempe said. When youre putting food in peoples stomachs,they definitely welcome you. Kempe has a number of specialties he brings out for the boys at the fire house,many of which the fellows enjoy and keep coming back for more. Salmon croquet,home dill sauce,chicken cordon bleu,and pork sandwiches are just a few of the staples that Kempe whips up throughout the week at the firehouse. According to Kempe, there are a few firefighter mealsthat every firehouse chef knows and continues to make year after year. Stuff like chili and spaghetti are regular. Its those things that we can cook and reheat if we have to go out on a call. But then there are certain meals that you have to plan ahead for so that they dont ruin during those call outs,Kempe said. The camaraderie of the firehouse meals is what makes the time so special. Each of the firefighters on Kempes C-shift work 24 hour days,so they spend usually three meals together throughout the day. I cook all three meals on a shift. There are five of us on Cshift so we split the costs. We try to keep it around $8 per meal per person,Kempe said. Avon Park Fire Department has experience at the stove News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Chicken cordon bleu cooking atop the department's new gas powered stove. See OTHER,page 8A News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Energy Resources of Missouri is working Thursday morning to fill in the dredge hole at City Pier Beach in Sebring. The beach should re-open for swimmers around March 1. Work begins See FUNDS,page 8A Courtesy photo Excavation Point Crews installing stormwater system components downhill from the Tower Plaza for the Lake Clay Stormwater Retrofit system. Continued on page 8ADragons on fireG irls reach the Elight E ight SPORTS, 1BTax adviceH ow to get your t axes done for free LIVING, 12BArrests made in burglaries3 face 50 charges in 16 burglaries in S ebring and Lake Placid INSIDE, 7A


C M Y K Page 2ANews-SunFriday, February 15, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 00026403 Feb. 13 51225293334x:2Next jackpot $17 millionFeb. 9 122236424452x:3 Feb. 6 52829404851x:4 Feb. 13 818202730 Feb. 12 810141921 Feb. 11 3891431 Feb. 10 59132330 Feb. 13 (n 4812 Feb. 13 (d 1695 Feb. 12 (n 8970 Feb. 12 (d 1782 Feb. 13 (n 092 Feb. 13 (d 784 Feb. 12 (n 490 Feb. 12 (d 028 Feb. 12 6824428 Feb. 8 315172917 Feb. 5 1119253715 Feb. 1 415264021 Feb. 13 1223252743 PB: 29Next jackpot $60 millionFeb. 9 56163658 PB: 3 Feb. 6 527363841 PB: 12 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center The past year has been unimaginably difficult for Ashley Whitlock. But event hrough grief,the 28-yearold widow of U.S. Air Force Capt. Nick Whitlock knows her husband died doing what he loved most. Nick was a man of faith and passion,Ashley told The Unknown Soldiers from Atlanta. He very much felt that we were called to servei n any capacity we can. Ashley and Nick became friends after meeting as students at Mercer University in Macon,Ga. They started dating shortly after graduation,j ust as Nick was beginning to pursue his dream of b ecoming a military pilot. e all encouraged him to go for it,Capt. Whitlocksf ather,Jimmy,said. He thought about it from a far for a very long time, Nicks mother,Clare,said from the couples Newnan, Ga.,home. Despite competing against A ir Force Academy graduates,Nick,who majored in f inance,excelled in pilot training. But just like in high school,when the handsome,p opular star athlete would hide awards and trophies in h is closet,Nick remained humble and focused. He earned the highest p ilot slot,Ashley said. Doors were opening for him and he was doing what h e was supposed to be doing. A nother thing Nick realized he was supposed to do was ask Ashley to marry him. The couple exchanged vows on Nov. 10,2010 inJ acksonville. ou dont see too many people happily married anymore,Clare said. It was just a joy to see them together. Nick was stationed at H urlburt Field with the Air Forces 34th Special O perations Squadron. While thrilled to be starting a new life with the man she loved, Ashley,like so many military spouses,had to maked ifficult adjustments when her husband began deploying o verseas. d always heard in the military that your friends become your family,and its true,she said. You learn tow eather it together. On Valentines Day 2012, N ick kissed Ashley goodbye and left for another deployment. As usual,the airmanc ouldnt tell his wife much about the classified mission, b ut on Feb. 17,Nick called Ashley from his bases cafe. He told me he missed me l ike crazy,and we started counting down until he came back,she said. T he next night,with storms filling the northwest F lorida sky,Ashles father answered a knock on his daughters front door. It wasa pair of solemn,uniformed airmen,who informedA shley that her husband was dead. Theres nothing that can prepare you for that,she said. I have to believe that God had a hand in the fact that my family was therew ith me. According to the P entagon,Nick,29,and three fellow airmen were killed on Feb. 18,2012, when their U-28 aircraft crashed in the African nationo f Djibouti. The team flew surveillance and reconnaissance missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In the beginning,youd wake up startled at night, and it was just horrible, because you were hoping it wasnt real,Nicks fathers aid. Now its set in. ou wake up thinking about it and you go to sleep thinking about it,his mom said. I n Florida,the base and surrounding area sprung into action. The community as a whole really stepped up to help all the families,Ashleys aid. In Georgia,where Nick w as buried,the outpouring of support astonished the fallen airmans wife and par-e nts. One year after Nicks death,American flags and y ellow ribbons still decorate Newnan. ve said it a hundred times,Clare said. Ive never felt alone. He wasnt just my young man,Jimmy added. He b elonged to the community. To harness the enthusiasm for keeping Nicks spirita live,the fallen hero's loved ones and friends joined to f orm the Captain Nicholas Schade Whitlock Memorial Foundation,which providesc ollege scholarships to ambitious young students. I want the whole world to k now about Nick and what he stood for,Jimmy said. I enjoyed the boy he was, but I loved to see the man he became,Clare said. Ashley will always treasure the time she spent withC apt. Nick Whitlock. But before she sees him again, she is determined to follow her husbands lead. Through our loss,theres a chance to do something for somebody else,she said. To find out more about Tom Sileo, or to read features by otherC reators Syndicate writers and c artoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com. Called to serve Photo courtesy of the U.S. Air Force Capt. Nick Whitlock, 29, was a pilot with the U.S. Air Forces 34th Special O perations Squadron.On Feb. 18, 2012 the Newnan, Ga. native was killed alongside three fellow airmen w hen their U-28 aircraft crashed in Djibouti. New-Sun staffOn Saturday,Feb. 9,an undercover inspection of 39 retail stores selling alcohol in the county found seven establishments selling alcohol to individuals they believed were under age,the Highlands County Sheriffs Office Safe Neighborhoods Unit announced Tuesday. Clerks in each of the stores were charged with selling alcohol beverages to a person under the age of 21. This is a misdemeanor offense. The two stores selling to minors in Avon Park are the BP Gas Station at 3 US 27 N; and 7 Days Gas Station at 107 US 27 S. Two of the stores are in Sebring:BP Fairmont at 3901 US 27 ; and Blue Steak at 3229 Kenilworth Blvd.,diagonally across the street from Sebring High School. There are three stores in Lake Placid: SweetBay Liquor at 1521 US 27 S; USA Groceries at 244 Country Road 621; and Rodnes Marathon at 1451 US 27 S. On the positive side 31 stores,or 80 percent,were in compliance. Clerks in seven stores charged with selling alcohol to minors COMMUNITYBRIEFS Archeologist talks about We Were Here exhibitLAKE PLACID The last activity related to the e Were Here Exhibit, which is a part of the Florida Viva 500 programs,will be lead by academic archeologist Lee Fisher. Interested persons are invited to visit the Lake Placid Memorial Library at 10 a.m. Saturday for a public session in which Fisher will talk about the exhibit at the Lake Placid Historical Society Museum and the library. Fisher will bring artifact samples from the local Blueberry Siteand will focus on the local aspect of the exhibit. Fisher is also a member of the Lake Placid Historical Society and a docent at the Depot Museum. Monday is the final day of the exhibit at the museum.Busy Kids offers free summer preschoolSEBRING Registration is under way for Busy Kids Creative Learning Center Inc. 2013 free Summer Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten program. VPK is a free program to prepare every Florida 4-yearold for kindergarten. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 and have not previously completed a VPK program. VPK Summer program dates:June 12 to Aug. 7. VPK Summer time:7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. MondayFriday. VPK Summer location: Busy Kids Creative Learning Center Inc.,922 Persimmon Ave.,Sebring. All children attending Busy Kidssummer VPK program can attend extended childcare from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. absolutely free. For registration, parents/guardians will need to bring verification of the childs age. One of the following will be acceptable: birth certificate,certificate of baptism (original or certified copy),religious record of birth accompanied by affidavit from childs parent, insurance policy for the child (must have been in effect for at least two years), or valid military dependent identification card. For verification of Florida residence (no P.O. Box addresses will be accepted),one of the following will be acceptable: Continued on page 5A N ews-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Surrounded by a room full of friends and well-wishers J anice Roberts celebrates her retirement after 17 years a t The Palms. She and her husband, Ted Roberts, are moving to the east coast. Ill miss Highlands County Roberts said. Highlands County is going to miss you, r eplied Jully Carbelo, director of assisted living. A smile to miss Special to the News-SunATLANTA Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental P rotection Agency announced that neighboring Bowling Green and Zolfo Springs will partner to receive technical assistancet hrough the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program. EPA consulted with the U.S. Department ofH ousing and Urban Development and the U.S. D epartment of Transportation to select thisy ears 43 recipients from 121 applicants through a competitive process. EPA staff and national experts will conduct workshops thatf ocus on the specific sustainability goal each community chose in their initial application to EPA. The agency offered nine toolst his year,including using Smart Growth to build economic and fiscal health, e xploring neighborhood planning for healthy aging, creating a green streets s trategy,building fiscal and economic health,and creati ng sustainable strategies for small cities and rural areas. Bowling Green and Zolfow Springs are receiv-i ng assistance with creating sustainable strategies for small cities and rural areas. This workshop,tailored to small cities and rural areas, will offer a menu of quick fixeslocal government canm ake to their zoning codes to promote smart growth. I dentifying hurdles to smart growth in local development codesand ways to remove themwill help small cities and towns promote commu-n ity goals,sustainable and efficient development patterns,and economic growth. This workshop will help participants understand theb asic principles of smart g rowth and potential code changes that could be adopted to promote comp act,walkable communities that encourage investment i n existing neighborhoods while preserving farmland and open space. Creating resilient communities is vital to protect-i ng public health and the environment,said Regional Administrator Gwen Keys Fleming. EPAs Building Blocks Program will give city leaders and other communityp artners the necessary tools to stimulate local e conomies and promote thriving,sustainable communities. The partnership is helping communities across thec ountry create more housing choices,make transportation more efficient and reliable,reinforce existing investments,and supportv ibrant neighborhoods. Associated PressTALLAHASSEE A bill to repeal Floridas lawp ermitting the use of cameras to ticket motorists who run red lights has begun moving through the Legislature. I ts first committee of reference narrowly approved the bill (HB 4011) on Thursday. Law enforcement offic ials argued against repeal,saying the cameras save lives. O pponents contended studies on their effectiveness are flawed and con-t ended the real issue is money. T he state gets $83 of each $158 fine. That amounted to $51 millioni n the last full budget year. Local governments a nd camera contractors get the rest. The bill is on a fast track in the House with one more committee stop. Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs among recipients of Smart Growth Assistance Florida House panel OKs red light camera repeal


C M Y K B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING For the third year,Visions ADT held its St.V alentines Day talent show and fashion show. For the s econd year it was held at Sebring Middle School. Gina Hitts class also took part. T he participants are not average,every day people. L iving with curtailing conditions or diseases,like Down syndrome or cerebral palsy, t hey are examples of determination and courage. They have taught me strength,said Barbara Cook, Visions director. They livew ith chronic pain and live with not being able to do some things. I give God praise and thanks for them,and thankst o the parents to let them enjoy something like this. M any of the participants danced,some moving theirf eet while leaning on a walker. Others sang. Heather Paeplow demonstrated Judo by splitting a board with a sharp chop,and AntonioB ostick,waving a wand, made a volunteer disappear. Everyone is a winner, said Latrell Gordon-Morris, as she announced the Queen and King and their court. Beth Blanchard was c rowned queen; Travis Moss king. Their attendants are Annie Mchale,Heather Paeplow; James Carroll and Brian Harrison. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 15, 2013Page 3A GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 2/15/13; 00027627 Special to the News-SunT he AARP Tax-Aide Program,a free nation-wide tax preparation servicef ocusing on lowto middleincome level persons with s pecial emphasis on those 60 or older,will continue to offer free services at threeH ighlands County locations until April 15. Membership in AARP is n ot required to take advantage of this service and t here is no age requirement. Appointments are not necessary,taxpayers are assisted on a first come,first served basis. Do not call thec hurch with tax questions; the church staff is not trained in tax matters and they will not be able to assist. If you have tax related questions,you should come into one of the belowl isted sites and speak directly to one of the IRS C ertified Tax-Aide counselors. The locations,days and t imes of operation are as follows: Avon Park:First Baptist Church,100 N. Lake Ave., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.T uesdays and Wednesdays (this is a change coordinator is Sam Cline, 3 82-2250. Lake Placid:St. Francis E piscopal Church,43 Lake June Road,from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays. Local coordinators are Terri Koopman,6 99-1204,or Marcia Kissane,465-4966. Sebring:Faith Lutheran Church,2740 Lakeview Drive,from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Local coordinator is BillS helton,385-3802. When visiting one of the A ARP tax preparation sites, bring a photo ID,the Social Security cards for all per-s ons listed on the return,a copy of your tax return from l ast year and all documents received that include income. This includes all1 099 Rs,W-2s 1099SSAs,Railroad Retirement statements,interest and/or d ividend income statements and reports of stock sales ( these must include the price you originally paid for the stock as well as the price you sold it for). For further information c ontact the local coordinator for the location as noted above or Philip Devon,district coordinator for AARP Tax Aide in Highlands County,at 452-2123. AARP Tax-Aide continues free tax preparation service News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Meet Beth Blanchard and Travis Moss who were crowned Queen and King of the 2013 Visions ADT St. Valentines Day Talent and Fashion show Thursday at Sebring Middle School. Visions in gowns and cowboy hats sashay across the stage By BARRY FOSTER Special to the News-SunSEBRING Many fans have announced their prepa-r ations are under way for the 61st running of the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring. In fact, the line started earlier this month when the firstc ampers,Brian and Cheryl Bailey,set up their motor home in front of the headquarters at Sebring International Raceway. G reen Park regulars FTroop are starting ther party early as well with the 42nda nnivesary of the Fun in the Sun & Party Tonight tour. Events leading up tot he race will include an East Coastpre-race party in N orth Palm Beach at the Crazy Horse Saloon. That one is slated for 8 p.m. Saturday. A similar gathering is p lanned for the West Coast on Feb 23 in Bradenton. But anybody who thinks t he Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring is over when the checkered flag drops for thisc adre is sadly mistaken. After attending this years grand prix of endurance,the group will gather for their traditional celebratory We Survivedparty. That onew ill be held March 30 also at the Crazy Horse Saloon in North Palm Beach. All of the parties will feature music by traditional F-T roop bands including Section 8,Under Construction A2Z and the always popular F-Troop All Stars. They can keep up with all of our events simply by joining our F Trouppageo n Facebook,said F-Troop spokesman Terry Harms. The group has been a ttending the 12 Hours of Sebring for 40 years. F Troop to hold traditional pre race parties News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY B ryan Bishop, who demonstrated how to box earlier in the s how, flexes his muscles and shows off his sense of fashion s tyle. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY James Carroll is classy and cool. Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN F irst party set for 8 p.m. Saturday in North P alm Beach. Then on t o Bradenton before the Race and back to N orth Palm Beach a fter the Race.


C M Y K A t The Associated Pressannual legislative planning meeting recentl y in Tallahassee,Democratic and R epublican leaders pointed fingers a nd traded accusations over who w as to blame for the voting foulups last November in several areas o f the state. Naturally,the focus w as on the 2011 law that among other things reduced the number of e arly voting days. ... W hats important is to make changes necessary to ensure the p roblems dont repeat,not scoring partisan political points. Many of the provisions of the 2 011 law seemed unnecessary and ill-advised at the time,and the 2012 e lection only cemented that belief. R epublicans at the time argued that reforms were needed to combat v oter fraud,even though there was s cant evidence such fraud was o ccurring. At the meeting,GOP leaders didnt even mention voter f raud. M aybe thats because they were t oo busy fending off Democratic c harges that the real aim of the 2011 law was to suppress minority v oter turnout that overwhelmingly b enefits Democrats. One example o f racial bias Democrats pointed to w as eliminating early voting on the Sunday before Election Day,which i n 2008 had been the day many A frican-American voters had cast their ballots after attending church ( a get-out-the-vote effort dubbed Souls to the Polls). I f Republicans were trying to rig t he system,they failed spectacularly. Not only did President Barack O bama win Floridas electoral v otes,but the GOP lost seats in the state House and Senate. And they made lots of voters,in both parties, a ngry with the delays. R educing the number of early v oting days from 14 to eight also has been partially blamed for the long lines at polling places inC entral and South Florida. Gov. R ick Scott and Republican lawmakers appear amenable to increasing t he number of early voting days, and legislation has been filed to a ddress another reason for voting d elays an inordinate amount of constitutional amendments (all prop osed by the Legislature) that clogged ballots. T allahassee needs to work with l ocal election officials to fix whats broken and to leave alone what i snt. Senate President Don Gaetz has suggested giving counties more p ower to tailor certain election laws t o their communitiesneeds. ... Thats a good forward-looking a pproach that learns from the past w ithout clinging to it. Online www.newsherald.com Page 4AN ews-SunF riday, February 15, 2013www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS Like generals fighting the last war,Florida political officials are still squabbling over the previous election. 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155D 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 WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com A DVERTISING School zone needed in front of schoolEditor: I am concerned that no one has done anything about there not being a school zone speed limit in front of Fred Wild Elementary. Ever since the road has been widened,the school zone signs have not been replaced. You have a speed limit of 45 mph in front of the school and do not start the school zone until you are closer to the high school. It can not be said that because there is a fence around the school that there is not a need for the zone. The high school has a fence around two sides that has zones. Also,if you travel past the high school on Kenilworth Boulevard,you come to a school zone and dont even see a school. My only thought can be, our elementary kids are smarter than the high schoolers and stay off the streets more. I dont think this is the case. There are plenty of children who walk that sidewalk every morning and afternoon with cars going 45 mph. Why isnt there a speed zone there? It doent make sense to me at all. There should be a school zone from Youth Care Lane to the red light at Commerce Avenue. That covers both schools,not just the high school. Janet Allwood SebringAnnual banquet had a lot of backersEditor: The 97th Annual Greater Sebring Chamber Of Commerce Annual Banquet is now officially in the history books. We would like to thank the many sponsors of this years very successful event. Our Table Sponsors & Decorators: Alan Jay Automotive Network,Agero,Azure College,CliftonLarsonAllen, Country Club Realty,Florida Hospital Heartland,GB Formal Wear,Glades Electric,Highlands Independent Bank, Highlands Medical Group, Highlands Regional Medical Center, Highlands Today MidFlorida,Positive Mobility,Progress Energy, Heacock Insurance Group, Sebring Jewelers,SFSC, Statler Financial,Michael L. Keiber,Sun N Lake Golf Club,The Palms of Sebring, TD Bank,Sandey Todd (Century 21 Adv),TLC Therapy Hooves,New Concepts,Quit Doc, Children's Museum,Sebring Historical Society and NuHope. Our Silent Auction Item Donors: Alan Jay Automotive Network,American Basketball League,Annett Bus Lines,Azure College, Sebring Chamber Board of Directors,Boom Booms, Chalet Suzanne,Chateau Elan,Chef Mac,Codys Original Roadhouse, Country Club of Sebring, Don Jose Mexican Restaurant,Florida Hospital Medical Center,Golf Bundle,Heartland Living Magazine,Heartland National Bank,Highlands Jewelers,Highlands Little Theatre,Highlands Regional Medical Center, Highlands Today ,Hotel Jacaranda,Inn on the Lakes,James R. Hahn Productions,Jimmys Greek American Grill,La Quinta, LK ArtWorks,McLanes Country Garden,MidFlorida Credit Union,Millers Air Conditioning, News-Sun Pauls Plantscape,Progress Energy,Red Cap Sales Coaching,ReMax Realty Plus,Residence Inn,Sebring Jewelers,South Florida State College,Sebring International Raceway, Somos Deli,Steve & Co., Sun N Lake Golf Club, Sunshine Staffing,Taste of India,Turner Furniture, Highlands County Family YMCA,Sebring Golf Club, Highlands Ridge Golf Club, Placid Lakes Golf & Country Club,Golf Hammock,River Greens Golf Course,Michael L. Keiber,P.A.,Ridge Air Conditioning. And a very special thanks to GB Mens and Womens Formal Wear for donating the rental of the table linens and Sun N Lake Golf Club/Island ViewRestaurant staff for all of your hard work. This community supporting all of our great chamber members makes these events possible. Please remember: Supporting Local + Shopping Local= Being A Local! Sincere thanks to all who attended and we thank you, all of our members,for your continued support of this organization. Your support has allowed us to begin our 99th year of partnership with local businesses to improve our community overall. Steve Nyhan President and CEO Greater Sebring Chamber of CommerceGolf Fore a Cure kudosEditor: On Feb 9,144 Tanglewood golfers competed in the 8th anual Golf Fore a Cure tournament at Pinecrest Golf Course and raised $9,550 for breast cancer research. This fundraising success wouldnt have been possible without the generous contributions by numerous local businesses and Tanglewood golfers. We are deeply indebted to our tournament sponsors, Edward Jones/Alan J. Holmes and the Alan Jay Automotive Network,for their continued support and to our local newspapers, News-Sun and Highlands Today for their excellent coverage of this event. Hole sponsors were:AKill Pest Control,Alligator Pack and Ship,Buck and Erma Anderson,Richard and Mary Balduff,Bob Spark Bugbee,Bugs Bee-Ware Exterminating,Camper Corral,Central Florida Roofing,Christines Golf Carts,Linda Cirillo,Cools Automotive,Tom and Ele DiGrazia,Jim Flaitz,Hayes Automotive,Heartland Pharmacy,Terry and Vicky Keelan,Tim and Barb Lomax,Peg Myers,KanDu Embroidery,NewsomEye, Bonnie Nixon,Gerry and Lottie Omand,Paragon Lawn Care,Mary Ann and Bill Patterson,Mike Sharkey,Mary Lou and Neil Simpson,George and Judy Slacum,Pat and Carol Smith,Barb and Walt Snyder,Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home,Stewarts Mobile Village,Tanglewood Golf Association,The Palms of Sebring,Ron and Judy Tietze,Total Home Health, Wells & Associates Insurance,and Lynn and Richard Wolfram. Raffle and auction items were donated by:Jeffrey Alexander,Gordon and Sandra Armitage,Roger and Donna Beagan,Beef OBradys,Blue Lagoon, Bob Evans,Boner Outfitters, Rhonda and Gary Bursey, Caddy Shack Bar & Grill, Country Club of Sebring, Dixon Golf,DTangled Salon (Monica Gracia and Staci Tataris),Florida Hospital,June George,Golf Hammock,Highlands Ridge Golf Course,Ideal Golf, Donna and Orest Kalyn, Peter Kent,Tim Lomax, John and Dottie Lee McCarthy,McLanes Country Garden & Cafe, Morguard Investments (OntarioPeg Myers,Mary Lee and Dave Napier, Bonnie Nixon,Office Depot, Palm Diner,Pinecrest Golf Course,Ridge Florist,River Greens Golf Course,Ruby Tuesday,Sebring Golf Course,Mike Sharkey,Mary Lou Simpson,George and Judy Slacum,Spring Lake Golf Resort,Sun N Lake Golf Course,The Bluffs Golf Course,The Depot, Turner Furniture,Sandi VanStraten,Mary Ann and Horst Wolff. A special thank you is extended to Dave Napier, director of golf; Mary Ann Patterson,coordinator of everything else; Pat Lynn, decorating coordinator; Larry Lynn,auctioneer extraordinaire; Joe Staffieri and the staff of Pinecrest Golf Course; and to all who collected prizes,sold tickets and came out to golf. Neil Simpson Chair Tanglewood Residents' Cancer Benefit Bouquets Letters policyMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and p hone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejecte d. P lease keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. 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. T o make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the s ame writers,letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. 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C M Y K LEWIS BECK Lewis H. Beck of Sebring died Monday,Feb. 4,2013. He was born May 2,1954 in Auburn,Ind. to Edward and Gladys (DeLongw was an award-winning mortgage broker and served as an elder at Trinity Lutheran Church. He took great satisfaction in the relationships he built and was a beloved husband, father,brother and friend. Lew is survived by his wife,Debra Beck; sons, James Frederick,David Frederick and Matthew Beck; daughter,Kristin Kushner, and son-in-law,Jason Kushner; brother,Phillip Beck; and sister,Mary Ann Weber. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday,Feb. 16,2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lake Placid,Fla. Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Youth Group at 25 Lakeview St.,Lake Placid,FL 33852. JAMES WOLFORD SR. James Edward Wolford Sr.,76, passed away Wednesday,Feb. 6,2013 in Sebring,Fla. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y. to Cyril and Margaret Wolford. Mr. Wolford served in the United States Army from 1954-1957. Mr. Wolford wasa graduate of Onondaga Community College with an associates degree retiring from a career in finance from M&T Bank. He was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church,VFW and American Legion. He was a loving husband,father,brother and friend. He was always thinking of others. Mr. Wolford was a resident of Sebring since 2002 coming from New York. He is survived by his wife of 50 years,Beverly Wolford of Sebring; his children, James Wolford Jr. and Karen Nicholas (David) of New York and David Wolford (Theresa (Shawn) of Florida; sister, Carole Bush (WM,Skip) of Maryland; and grandchildren,Eric Nicholas,Matthew Nicholas,Noa Stoll and Tabitha Wolford. A memorial service will be held Monday,Feb. 18, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church in Avon Park,Fla. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepard Hospice. drivers license,utility bill, pay stubs,government doc-u ments (passports dential rental/lease agreement. Breakfast,lunch and snacks will be provided atn o cost to you; however, transportation will not be provided. For more information, call Anne Lang with BusyK ids Creative Learning Center Inc. at 386-0808 or 382-4164.S oaring Eagle Dinner honors WildsteinS EBRING Alan Jay Wildstein will be recognized on Tuesday duringt he 38th annual Calusa District Soaring Eagle D inner. Wildstein is being honored with Calusa Districts Soaring EagleR ecipient for 2013 during the dinner at First United M ethodist Church of Sebring,126 S. Pine St. Guest speaker Timothy Bax,a Lake Placid resident, will share his adventure andb oyhood antics growing up in the wilds of Africa and h is service as an elite Special Forces member in Zimbabwe. R SVP by today to Julie Diaz at 370-7608 or by e mail at jdiaz@boyscouting.com.Dance Club hosts the SkylarksSEBRING The Highlands Social DanceC lub will host the music of the Skylarks,a 10-piece dance band,from 7-9:30 p.m. today at the Senior Center,3400 SebringP arkway. Dance to the music of the 1940s,1950s, 1 960s and 1970s. Snacks and sandwiches w ill be available. Bring your own beverage. Dress smart casual. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. Everyone isw elcome,including singles. For more information, call 386-0855.Ballroom Dancers paint the town redLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers will be painting the town red on Saturday, presenting a Red Hot Ballroom Danceat the fellowship hall,Eastside Christian Church in Lake Placid. Music by Floridas Little Big Band,Uptown Country featuring Jimmy Duke on the horns,guitar and keyboard and the singing voice of Shari. Hours are 6:30-9 p.m.; refreshments and prizes,$5 donation at the door. Water and soda available; everyone welcome. No dance lesson tonight. Lessons will resume on March 2. Fellowship hall is two miles east on County Road 621 off U.S. 27 at CVS. The March 2 dance will showcase the Junior Ballroom Dancersfrom the Heartland Christian School at intermission with their instructor. Pete Ruano will be the musician that evening. This is a group of eighth-graders with six weeks of ballroom lessons. On April 6,Allen (Dan and Allen) will supply the music for the Spring Flingdance. As with all the dances,there will be refreshments,prizes and surprises at intermission. Plans are already in progress for the annual Caladium Ballon Saturday,Aug. 3 following the Caladium Festival July 26,27 and 28. Featured musicians will be Harmonfrom Bradenton,one of the most popular dance combos playing along the West Coast.WAVES to meet SaturdaySEBRING Highlands C ounty WAVES National No. 88,a women veterans organization,will meet at 11 a.m.,Saturday at Bob Evans Restaurant. Allw omen veterans are welcome to join together for lunch and find out how the group gives assistance to women veterans,theV eterans Administration and establish a great camaraderie among local women veterans.2 013 Master Gardener Class starting soonSEBRING The Highlands CountyE xtension Office is looking for gardening enthusiasts a nd plant lovers to become Master Gardeners. The class is beginning Saturday at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Civic Center.B ecoming a Master Gardener gives an individu al an opportunity to sharpen their horticultural skills and help educate the publicw ith community outreach programs. T he Master Gardeners are an elite group of volunteers affiliated and educatedb y the University of Florida,IFAS and the Highlands County C ooperative Extension office. Presently their prim ary function is fielding questions and educating the public on better landscaping and urban environmental horticulture practices.T hey operate the help desk at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Civic Center at the County Extension Office and are partially funded through their endeavors such as a yearlyp lant sale,and soil pH tests. C all David Austin at the Highlands County Extension office at 4027140.Association serves pancake breakfastAVON PARK The Avon Park LakesA ssociation at 2714 Nautilus Drive will have a pancake breakfast from 89:30 a.m. Saturday. Breakfasts will include pancakes with sausage links and scrambled eggs or homemade sausage gravy over biscuits and coffee and Maxwells orange juice. The cost is $5 per adult and $2.50 for children. Public is welcome.YMCA offers lifeguard classSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCA is hosting a Lifeguard Class from March 18-22. The certification includes CPR Pro,first aid,and oxygen administration. Call 382-9622.Henscratch Farms plans Strawberry FestivalLAKE PLACID Henscratch Farms first annual Strawberry Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Fiddle Pickinwill perform a four-hour concert of the very best in oldies rock, country and bluegrass classics. The Winery will be open for tours and tasting; there will have hayrides for $3 per person to show you around our 20-acre farm. Visit the pigs,feed the chickens or pick your own strawberries,there will be lots of fun things to do. Admission is free so enjoy the day.Spaghetti dinner at Lake Placid Masonic LodgeLAKE PLACID P lacid Lodge 282 F. & A.M.,102 N. Main St.,will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $7 and includesb read,salad,drink and dessert. For additional information call 243-1356 or 4658185.W est Sebring VFD plans barbecueSEBRING The West Sebring Volunteer FireD epartment will hold its 38th annual barbecue from 1 1 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Cost per dinner is $8. Dinners include one-halfb arbecue chicken,beans, coleslaw,roll and beverage. T he barbecue will be held at Station No. 9,2300 Longview Court off of Sebring Parkway. Delivery service is available foro rders of 25 or more. For more information,call 3866 052.Create Your Heros Journey writings eminar setAVON PARK South Florida State CollegesC ommunity Education Department is offering a Create Your Heros J ournewriting seminar at 9 a.m. Saturday,Feb. 23 at t he SFSC Highlands Campus. The Heros Journey is a method to tell any story: sci-fi,romances,childrensb ooks,and memoirs. Writers will examine novels and popular movies to discover plot and character principles. The cost is $25. Preregistration is required. Register for class-e s in Building B at the SFSC Highlands Campus o r any SFSC campus or center. Call 784-7388 or email CommunityEduca tion@southflorida.edu .Lazy Painter plans Art PartySEBRING Join The Lazy Painter (233 N.R idgewood Dr) for an Art Party starting at 6 p.m. today.All materials and refreshments provided, which participants can supplement. Call 449-0822.Library showing Hercules cartoonSEBRING The Sebring Public Library,319 W. Center Ave.,celebrates the month of love with a free Saturday afternoon movie showing of Disnes romantic cartoon, Hercules,at 2 p.m. For information,call 402-6716.HAL offers Art Uncorked couples classSEBRING The Highlands Art Leagues popular 6 p.m. classes on Saturday are a fun way to explore your inner artist and celebrate Valentines Day with your significant other.Enjoy painting one complete project over wine at HAL's Visual Arts Center,1985 Lakeview Drive. Cost is $70 per couple. Supplies,wine and light snacks are included; attendees can supplement. To register,call 385-6682 or www.HighlandsArtLeague. org. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 15, 2013Page 5A ICS CREMATION; 1.736"; 3"; Black; feb ads; 00027218 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page; 00027221 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 00027273 CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Continued from page 2A By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK Three women Sabia Hicks,23,Christine Packer,26,and CandiceP ough,25 are accused of burglary,assault and battery,and burglary of an unoccupied motor vehicle. Each one faces three separate charges. The arrests stem from an incident on F airview Terrace on Jan. 19. According to the police report,at about 3:30 a.m. the victim was preparing for bed when there was a knock on the front door. Looking out the window the woman saw anS UV she had never seen before. She went and answered door and found a woman,later identified as Pough,standing there. A llegedly,Pough began an argument with the victim. According to the report,while they were arguing,two other women left theS UV and joined Pough. At this time,all three women reportedly b egan attacking the victim,pushing her back into the house. Pough is accused of punching the victim several times in the face. The victims boyfriend and she were able to force the women outside. At that time,the police report states,the victim and her boyfriend could see her carb eing broken into. They rushed out of the house,the victim brandishing a big stick. Pough allegedly took items from the car and threw them into the street before being chased away. O ne of the victims eyes,according to the report,was visibly injured. Packer and Pough were taken into custody Feb. 7,and released the next day under $12,250 bond. Hicks was in custody on Feb.8 She too met her bond,set at $16,500,and was released on Feb. 9. Packers first court appearance is scheduled f or Feb. 21. Pough and Hicks are scheduled for March 18. According to the Highlands County S heriffs Office records,Pough has been booked in the county jail four times since 2 007,for out-of-county warrants. No additional information is available regarding those earlier charges. Three AP women accused of assault and battery Beck OBITUARIES Avon Park Rotary looking for talent Wolford C ourtesy photo D avid Flowers (leftom the Avon Park Breakfast Rotary Club want to share the money with local talent.The Rotary Club will be having auditions on Saturday and again Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Rotary building, 50 S. Delaney Ave. Prizes will be $500 for first place, $250 for second place and $100 for third place.The talent show will be held on April 6 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Grogan Hall.Email cpan1969@aol.com or call 452-7458 to register your act today. In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096


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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER T UFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comS EBRING Highlands County middle school students did well at theR egional Science Fair held at South Florida State C ollege on Feb. 5. Students from Highlands,Desoto, Glades,Hardee andO keechobee counties competed for the opportunity to advance to the state level of c ompetition. While not every first place winner a dvanced,to advance a student has to place first in his or her category. Three of the 12 students moving on to the StateS cience Fair,and both alternates,are from Highlands County. They are Hannah Livingston and Ritika Manik,both eighth-graders at Hill-Gustat MiddleS chool,and Griffin Chynoweth,a seventh-grade r at Sebring Middle School. The first alternate is Grace Brauer,in the eighth grade at Hill-Gustat,and Grant Ritenour,a sixth-g rader at Sebring Middle. While they do not advance,the following students all placed in the competition: F irst place awards in the fields of behavior and social sciences,biochemistry, medicine and health,microbiology and zoology went to Hill-Gustat students Jaydee Grice and Nayalie Hintz, both eighth-graders. Another Hill-Gustat student, seventh-grader Hannah Luciano,won a second place award in the same category First place awards in the field of botany went to HillGustat eighth-grader S iddharth Ananthan,and Sebring Middle sixth-grader J ade Sinness. Sanhitha Raghuveera,a seventh-grader at SebringM iddle,earned a second place ribbon. A von Park Middle School sixth-grader Robert Deen and Hill-Gustat sixth-graderS amantha Goodwin won third place awards. Three Hill-Gustat stud ents won first place awards in chemistry:eighth-grader H annah Livinston,seventhgrader Rachel Boyd,and sixth-grader Jarod Metzger. Two other Hill-Gustat students received second placea wards,eighth-grader Kelly Weill and seventh-grader Madison Leaphart. Kadie Crosson,a seventh-grader at Avon Park Middle,won a third place ribbon. Highlands students s howed a particular strength in the categories of earth and s pace,engineering,environmental and mathematics. Four students won first place ribbons:Luke Halpern,sixth-grader atL ake Placid Middle School; Griffin Chynoweth,a seventh-grader at Sebring Middle; and two eighthgrade Hill-Gustat students,G race Brauer and Jessica Hamilton. And finally,in the physics division Edwin Ayala,an eighth-grader from HillGustat,won a first place ribbon; Josh Jantz,a seventhgrader from APMS,won a second place ribbon; and Carson Angell,a sixth-grader at Hill-Gustat,and Amy Schlosser,a sixth-grader at Avon Park Middle,earned third place awards. Six students also were s elected as rising stars and given nomination packages f or the national level science fair,and the chance to compete there. This is regardlesso f what happens at the state level. Three of the students have already qualified,and o ne of the alternates. Rising Stars are Siddharth A nanthan,Grace Brauer, Griffin Chynoweth,Hannah Livingston,Ratik Manik andG rant Ritenour. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 15, 2013Page 7A M ARTIAL ARTS (pp care, rhp, top; 00027030 DUMMY 2012; 3.639"; 10.5"; Black plus three; P rocess, Lake Wales Ridge Proj; 00027100 Courtesy photo by Melissa Platt Hoverfly Pollinating Ridge Plants By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING This S aturday the Heartland Coalition of the Arts opens its Lake Wales Project,ane xhibition of 50 prints with text that explores the rare a nd endangered environment, watershed and crucial aquifer in Highlands Countys backyard and the Lake Wales Ridge (with paintings andp hotography),said Fred Leavitt,president of the c oalition. This project,he added, as a year in the making. Iti s the first of its kind by local artists. It is an outreach that w ill identify Central Florida for its special ecology and H ighlands County as a vibrant art community. I n fact,the project has received attention from out of the county. Libraries statewide have requested to host it,Leavitt s aid. Later this year,and into 2014,the exhibition will tour the state. The show opens at 6 p.m. Saturday at the AntiroomG allery at Kenilworth Lodge. At 8 p.m. there will be a f undraiser featuring a Back Porch Revival concert with a $5 cover charge. The moneyw ill go to the cost of packaging the art work. C all Leavitt at 402-8238. Local artists capture Lake Wales Ridge B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comL AKE PLACID If they are guilty as charged,three dangerous men are in custody,the Highlands County Sheriffs Office announcedT hursday afternoon. Two brothers Akeem Wilson,25,and Andre Wilson,20 and Eric Kendrix,28,are suspectedi n a string of burglaries in the Leisure Lakes area and on Lake June Road. The break-ins began in September and continuedt hrough October,according to Nell Hays,the public information officer for theH CSO. In total,the men together or singly are thought to ber esponsible for 16 burglaries. The trio is being held in c onnection with the robbery o f Bob Evans Restaurant, and Kendrix and Andre Wilson werea rrested by Sebring Police for the robbery of Pizza Hut in Sebring. Ina ddition to the burglaries,all three face more than 50 other charges,including damage to property and criminal mischief. A keem Wilson is being charged with five of the burglaries independently,and along with his brother for another nine as a duo. Andre Wilson is also charged witho ne additional burglary individually. A ll three suspects are charged with yet one more burglary that they allegedly p articipated in together making a total of 16. All three h ave records. Charges against AndreW ilson and Kendrix include charges of aggravateda ssault with a deadly weapon. The three were already in custody when the burglary and other charges wereb rought against them. These guys are responsib le for disturbing the lives of many of our residents, Sheriff Susan Benton said, causing fear and stealing their belongings. Our law enforcement personnel deserve praise for their tenacity in tracking downt hese guys. Benton added team work was responsible for the arrests. orking with the S ebring Police Department (which was investigating the restaurant robberies) together making these cases and putting these criminalsb ehind bars where they belong. Benton goes on to say, Detective Brett Hinkle was assigned lead detective on most of these cases,there-f ore,even with all of the help,he had to do the yeom ans work; paperwork that is! Thank you,detective. HCSO and Sebring PD break up burglary ring A keem W ilson Andre Wilson K endrix Highlands science wizards keep marching on News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS The thrill-packed midway is twirling and whirling recently during opening night of the Highlands County Fair at Firemens Field in Sebring. The fair ends Saturday night at midnight. Fair ends Saturday night By KEN RITTER Associated PressLAS VEGAS A former high school football coach and teacher from Floridac ould be sent to Nevada state prison Thursday after being c onvicted of involuntary manslaughter in the one-p unch death of a Utah man at a Las Vegas casino. Defense attorney Jack Buchanan said he will seek probation for his client,B enjamin Gerard Hawkins, 39,of Gainesville,who has remained free following his November conviction in the death of John Massie,46,ano ccupational safety and health worker at Hill Air Force Base in Utah. Hawkins didnt mean to kill Massie,and the felony conviction ruined his coaching and teaching career at Bradford County High School in Starke,Fla., Buchanan said. Prosecutor Maria Lavell said she will seek a sentence of one to four years in prison. Evidence at trial showed both men had been drinking before the confrontation. Hawkins is black,and Massie was white. H awkins testified that Massie started an encounter in a restroom with an unsolicited comment about black guys and these yellow shirts. Massie derided him with racial comments and tappedh im on the shoulder and chest in the restroom at OSheas C asino in July 2011,then approached him again after they walked separately to the gaming floor,Hawkins told jurors. H awkins said he thought Massie was threatening him. As they emerged from the mens room,security video showed the two men a fewf eet apart before Hawkins began to walk away. Massies hands were in his pockets as Hawkins then turned suddenly and threw the punch. A medical examiner testified that Massie died after his head hit the floor. Hawkins remained in the footage after the punch, apparently talking to his wife and friends before security, paramedics and police arrived. Florida ex-coach facing prison in Vegas casino death


C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunFriday, February 15, 2013www.newssun.com DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; feb ads; 00027212 There are those special o ccasions when the boys go all out and create mini feasts f or holidays. Kempe works on a holiday meal for a day or so,prepping homemaded ressing,stuffing and his famous,made-from-scratch g ravy. Oh,my gravy is killer, Kempe said. Its so goodi s not uncommon to just want to eat it out of the bowl with a spoon. K empe doesnt just cook for his shift. His food is so w ell-liked around the firehouse he is often coaxed into staying around just a bit to cook for the oncoming shift on his way out of the station. A lot of times I end up staying a couple extra hours to cook breakfast for the next shift coming on. They ask me to just stay for a few minutes and cook breakfast so I do. I enjoy it,Kempes aid. A weekly meal at the A PFD station that is a favorite among the guys venison. Kempe revealed that the station members eat venison at least once a week. The chef uses the meat to make a number of differenti tems that his colleagues all enjoy. I make deer sausage, burgers,all kinds of things. We have a lot of hunters around here so we get wild hog pretty regular and gator. Wre trying to keep everyone full and we definitelym ake that happen,Kempe said. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Firefighter/E.M.T. Mike Turek helps Lt. Steve Kempe prepare dinner Thursday evening at Avon Park Fire Department. Turek has been with the department for nine years and Kempe has served for 24 years. Other shifts also get taste of cooks dishes Continued from page 1A News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Avon Park Fire Department firefighter/E.M.T. ClintC ulverhouse prepares side dishes, while talking and laughing with firefighter/E.M.T. Mike Turek on Thursday evening at the department. Culverhouse has been at the department for 10 years. then 2-year-old son. Bo survived the incident but suffered severe brain damagea s a result. The inaugural event will serve a dual role for young sports enthusiasts; not only does the event give athletesa n opportunity to engage in an active lifestyle but it raises money for a local cause. The event will honor Alvarez as well as help raisea wareness about water safety throughout the community. The money will go to help support our summer camps and swim lessons.L ast year we taught around 40 kids to swim. That is i mportant here,in Florida youre surrounded by water lakes,pools,creeks. If we c an have something that gets kids involved,honors B o and prevent that from happening to another kid again,thats a great thing, Scheck said. Scheck is excited about the upcoming event,which promises to provide young-s ters with healthy and fun competition. Highlands County YMCA Youth Olympics will take place from 9 a.m. to noonS aturday,March 2. The top three placers in each age category will receive a participation medallion. Overall winners in each ageg roup will also receive a trophy.The cost for participation in the YMCA Youth Olympics is $20 per child. Families with multiple children participating mayr eceive a discount for the event. The cost includes l unch and a Youth Olympics T-shirt. The competition is open t o residents from all over Highlands County and surr ounding areas. To sign up for the YMCA Youth Olympics benefiting the Bo Alvarez Foundation,drop by the YMCA at 100 YMCAL ane in Sebring. For more information c ontact the YMCA at 3829622. --T he YMCA is also gearing up for its annual Christian Concert. Last years concert featured a large group of local artistst hat performed for 400 attendees at the South Florida State College auditorium. This years Christian C oncert will be held at Sebring Middle School Commons. The concert will feature local artists The Wacaster Family,Andrea Mathis Band,BFC FamilyB and,Justus Martin,Nala Price,and By the Sword. C oncert tickets are on sale now for $10. The ticket price includes three free vis-i ts to the Highlands County YMCA. All proceeds from t he concert will go directly to the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign. The concert will take place from 7-9 p.m. Friday,F eb. 22. For tickets visit the YMCA. Funds go to Bo Alvarez Childrens Foundation Continued from page 1A A ssociated PressNEW ORLEANS A f ederal judge has approved Transocean Ltd.s agreement with the Justice Department to plead guilty to a misdemeanor chargea nd pay $400 million in criminal penalties for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. U.S. District Judge Jane T riche Milazzo accepted Transoceans plea and i mposed the agreed-upon sentence during a hearing Thursday. The Swiss-based d rilling company could have withdrawn from the deal if she had rejected it. Milazzo said she had received no letters objectingt o the settlement. Transocean agreed last month to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of violating the Clean Water Act.T he company also agreed to pay $1 billion in civil penalt ies. A different judge will decide whether to accept that part of the settlement. T ransocean owned the rig Deepwater Horizon,which exploded and sank over BPs Macondo well in April 2010. The accident killed 11m en and sparked the nations worst offshore oil disaster. Much of the $1.4 billion Transocean agreed to payw ill fund environmentalrestoration projects and s pill-prevention research. stormwater treatment regulations,produce runoff that is virtually untreated prior to discharging to nearby lakes. As a result,the lakes in these areas have been acting as catch basins for urban runoff pollution. Over a decade ago,some Lake Placid residents were concerned enough about stormwater flow into Lake Clay to speak up about it. The nutrient levels in the lake were too high and they wanted something to be done to protect this beautiful body of water. As conscientious citizens,they approached Highlands County Lakes Manager Clell Ford and voiced their concerns. By June 2003,the SWFWMD completed the Lake Wales Ridge Lake Screening Project,which was a study of Ridge area lakes to determine which were at risk from stormwater runoff and in need of preservation. Lake Clay came up as one of the five lakes that were identified. The others include McCoy,June,Tulane and Isis. As a result of the study,the SWFWMD deemed the Lake Clay watershed area in need of a stormwater retrofit. Proposed treatment in this area included an exfiltration system for the plaza parking lot,trench drains in the existing drainage easement between Lake Clay Road and Lake Clay as well as other techniques. Pam Fentress was a member of the SWFWMD Governing Board for several years in the early 2000s. She p ushed behind the scenes to get the SWFWMD Lake Wales Ridge Lakes Screening Project done. The screening project was completed by SWFWMD staffers Keith Kolasa and Dr. Patricia Dooris. It led to the best management practices report in 2007. Many agencies joined forces to get the project off the ground. The lead agency was the SWFWMD,which provided 75 percent of the total funding up to $318,364.19. Other agencies that assisted included the Highlands County Board of County Commission with a contribution of $31,250,the Tourist Development Tax Lakes Special Projects fund of $40,000,the Highlands Soil and Water Conservation District with a $10,000 commitment and the Highlands County Infrastructure Surtax of $24,871.40. The county commission also assisted with acquisitions of easements and rights of way.The town of Lake Placid obtained easements from the owner of the Tower Plaza,which is within the laks watershed. The project broke ground in September 2012 and was completed in January 2013. The work was performed by a local firm,Excavation Point, and the managing engineering firm,AMEC,from Lakeland. The project came in $100,000 under budget. The Lake Clay Stormwater Retrofit project would simply not have been completed if private citizens,governmental entities,corporations and other agencies hadnt worked together toward a common goal. Ford said,This proje ct has shown real initiative on the part of the local folks to work with agencies regarding water quality on Lake Clay.The fact that the project came in so far under budget shows how cost conscious the Southwest Florida Water Management District staff are. Debra Worley,Lake Placid town councilperson,said, This project would not be in place if the private sector including corporations and citizens,government,municipalities,special districts, county,water district and state entities had not all worked together to save Lake Clay. The Lake Clay Project is expected to reduce pollutant loadings substantially every year,removing more than 2,700 pounds of total suspended solids,148.2 pounds of total nitrogen,17.5 pounds of total phosphorus,6.1 pounds of lead and 4.9 pounds of zinc from water draining into the lake. Plantings of Ridge native plant species will be used to beautify the area. This vegetation will require little or no irrigation and will be cared for by the contractor for the first year. The Lake Placid Garden Club has reviewed the vegetation plan and is delighted. Once the first year is over,the club will maintain the plants as part of a Nation Garden Club request in part of a Clean Water Project. Thanks to the passion of caring citizens,the efforts of various agencies and funding from several entities,Lake Clay will be preserved for future generations. Continued from page 1A Agencies pitch in to help Judge approves Transoceans plea deal in oil spill


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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Publish in THE NEWS-SUN NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed February 7, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000718 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit, in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, where in WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., is the Plaintiff, and GILBERTO CASTILLO, MARIA VICTORIA CASTILLO, UNKNOWN TENANT #1 n/k/a JOHN HENSLEY, are the Defendants, the Clerk of Court shall offer for sale to the highest bidder for cash on March 8, 2013, beginning at 11:00 A.M., at The Jury Assembly Room, Basement, 430 Commerce Ave. Sebring, Florida 33870, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment lying and being situate in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, to wit: Lot 14, Block 3, of WEST SEBRING ESTATES SECTION "A", according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 7, at Page 3, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Address: 3217 Mildred Street Sebring FL 33875. NOTICE: If you are a person with a 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, (8632 of your receipt of this (describe notice hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. 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. THE CLERK SHALL RECEIVE A SERVICE CHARGE OF UP TO $70 FOR SERVICES IN MAKING, RECORDING, AND CERTIFYING THE SALE AND TITLE THAT SHALL BE ASSESSED AS COSTS. THE COURT, IN ITS DISCRETION, MAY ENLARGE THE TIME OF THE SALE.NOTICE OF THE CHANGED TIME OF SALE SHALL BE PUBLISHED AS PROVIDED HEREIN. DATED this 12th day of February, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k DEPUTY CLERK February 15, 22, 2013 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, pursuant to the provisions of the Fictitious Name Act, Section 865.09, Florida statutes, as amended, intends to register with the Secretary of State of the State of Florida, the fictitious name of "SUN 'N LAKE REALTY'', in Highlands County, Florida, under which the undersigned is engaged or will engage in business at: 5935 US Hwy 27, Suite 106, Sebring, FL 33870. That the party interested in said business enterprise is as follows: James L. Serwas, LLC, a Florida limited liability company. Dated at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, this 6th day of February, 2013. J ames L. Serwas, LLC, a Florida limited liability company By: /s/ James L. Serwas James L. Serwas, Managing Member February 15, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000906 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. FREDERICK R. SODERSTROM, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated February 7, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000906 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N A is the Plaintiff and FREDERICK R. SODERSTROM; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 7th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 5 AND 6, BLOCK 17, PLACID LAKES SECTION TWO, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 21, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 441 NE GRANT AVENUE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852-8861 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on February 11, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F12013280 W ELLSLPS-SPECFNMA-R-mwhillock-Team 1 F12013280 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 15, 22, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000811 DIVISION: J AMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, O R OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, ALMA HATHAWAY HEFLIN, DECEASED, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated February 7, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000811 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY is the Plaintiff and THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR A GAINST, ALMA HATHAWAY HEFLIN, DECEASED; DALE HATHAWAY SACEMAN A/K/A DALE H. SACEMAN AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF ALMA HATHAWAY HEFLIN, DECEASED; RONALD E. HATHAWAY, SR. A/K/A RONALD EDWIN HATHAWAY AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF ALMA HATHAWAY HEFLIN, DECEASED; JOHN EDWIN HATHAWAY, III A/K/A JOHN EDWIN HATHAWAY A/K/A JOHN E. HATHAWAY AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF ALMA HATHAWAY HEFLIN, DECEASED; DALE HATHAWAY SACEMAN A/K/A DALE H. SACEMAN AS CO-SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE OF THE ALMA HATHAWAY REVOCABLE TRUST DATED MAY 24, 1999; JOHN EDWIN HATHAWAY, III A/K/A JOHN EDWIN HATHAWAY A/K/A JOHN E. HATHAWAY AS CO-SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE OF THE ALMA HATHAWAY HEFLIN REVOCABLE TRUST DATED MAY 24, 1999; DALE HATHAWAY SACEMAN A/K/A DALE H. SACEMAN AS BENEFICIARY OF THE ALMA HATHAWAY HEFLIN REVOCABLE TRUST DATED MAY 24, 1999; JOHN EDWIN HATAHWAY, III A/K/A JOHN EDWIN HATHAWAY A/K/A JOHN E. HATHAWAY AS BENEFICIARY OF THE ALMA HATHAWAY HEFLIN REVOCABLE TRUST DATED MAY 24, 1999; RONALD E. HATHAWAY, SR. A/K/A RONALD EDWIN HATHAWAY AS BENEFICIARY OF THE ALMA HATHAWAY HEFLIN REVOCABLE TRUST DATED MAY 24, 1999; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THORUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE H EREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HERIS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; INTERLAKE APARTMENT ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 7th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: DWELLING NO. 1-C, INTERLAKE APARTMENTS, A CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN O. R. BOOK 378, PAGE 276, AS THEREAFTER AMENDED, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 404 LAKE CLAY DRIVE S, LAKE PLACID, FL 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 sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on February 11, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F11033665 NUTTER-FNMA---jnutt-Team 4 F11033665 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 15, 22, 2013 previously entered. LOT 4, BLOCK 3, SEBRING HILLS SOUTH, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 93, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 334 Roadrunner Avenue, Sebring, FL 33872 A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court o n February 11, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08067973 OCWEN-SPECFHLMC---Team 4 F08067973 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 15, 22, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-001053 DIVISION: TAYLOR, BEAN AND WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. NANCY STRICKLAND, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated February 7, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-001053 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein SAXON MORTGAGE SERVICE INC.1, is the Plaintiff and NANCY STRICKLAND; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 6th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment:1Plaintiff name has changed pursuant to order N THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000190 Division CENLAR FSB Plaintiff, vs. ALIPH E. ROSS A/K/A ALIPH ELISE ROSS AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to a Final J udgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on January 29, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 4, BLOCK 15, SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES, SECTION B, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 63, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 1707 BUCK STREET, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on February 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons 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 1st day of February, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk February 8, 15, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000849 Citibank, National Association, as Trustee for American Home Mortgage Assets Trust 2006-4, Mortgage-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-4 Plaintiff, vs. William J. Vogel and Janice E. Vogel, Husband and Wife. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 28, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000849 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein Citibank, National Association, as Trustee for American Home Mortgage Assets Trust 2006-4, Mortgage-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-4, Plaintiff and William J. Vogel and Janice E. Vogel, Husband and Wife are defendant(sG ERMAINE, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., March 18, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 14, THE CLOISTERS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 14, PAGE 72, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PROPERTY I S BEING CONVEYED TOGETHER WITH 1/26TH INTEREST IN TRACT A AND DRAINAGE AREA. 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 p rovision 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 February 8, 15, 2013 Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561 (561 February 8, 15, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000567 B AC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P.P laintiff, vs. David J. Norris; Bank of America, National Association; Prairie Oaks Community Association, Inc.; Unknown Parties in Possession #1; Unknown Parties in Possession #2; If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 28, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000567 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P., Plaintiff and David J. Norris are defendant(s Clerk of Court, ROBERT W. GERMAINE, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., March 18, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 61, OF PRAIRIE OAKS, PHASE 1 ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, PAGE 87, 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2009-CA-000880 DIVISION: GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTOPHER D. COX, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 7, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2009-CA-000880 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which GMAC Mortgage, LLC, is the Plaintiff and Christopher D. Cox, Melinda G. Cox, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., 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 11:00AM on the 7th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 13, 14, 15, 21 AND 22, BLOCK 440, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 20, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT B OOK 10, PAGE 32, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 5933 COLUMBUS BLVD, SEBRING, FL 33872 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus f rom 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 11th day of February, 2013. 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 e Service: servealaw@albertellilaw.com LJ 10-61529 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 February 15, 22, 2013 impaired, call TDD (863 lay Service 711. Dated this 12th day of February, 2013. ROBERT GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk Van Ness Law Firm, PLC 1239 E. Newport Center Drive Suite #110 Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442 Phone (954 Fax (954 Pleadings@vanlawfl.com 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. February 15, 22, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2012-CA-000024 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL NEGRON, ET AL. Defendants NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE (Please publish in THE NEWS SUN NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 7, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000024, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. (hereafter "Plaintiff" DANIEL NEGRON, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the MAIN ENTRANCE of the Courthouse; 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, at 11:00 a.m., on the 7th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 14, BLOCK 25, OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in an court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administrator, (863 within two (2 Foreclosure Complaint; if you are hearing or voice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 10-1028GCS U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF THE CSMC MORTGAGE-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-6, Plaintiff, v. JUAN MANUEL MANJARRES; MARIA G. MANJARRES; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; PRAIRIE OAKS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. A MENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY given pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure ("Final Judgment" dated January 11, 2013, and entered in Case No. 10-1028GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee on Behalf of the Holders of the CSMC Mortgage-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-6 is the Plaintiff and Juan Manuel Manjarres, Maria G. Manjarres, Bank of America, N.A. and Prairie Oaks Community Association, Inc. are the Defendants, I shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at a public sale on March 18, 2013 at 11:00 am in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, the following described property set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: All that parcel of land in County of Highlands, State of Florida as more fully described in Book 1851 Page 1890 and being more particularly described as follows: Lot 9, of Second Replat of a portion of Prairie Oaks Phase I, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 15, Page 57, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, less and except, of the following: begin at the Southwesterly corner of said lot point lying on the arc of a curve concave to the southwest; thence in a northwesterly direction and along the arc of said curve to the left (curve having for its elements a radius of 280.00 feet, a central angle of 02 degrees 21 minutes 56 seconds and a chord bearing of north 27 degrees 41 minutes 17 seconds west), a distance of 11.56 feet; thence north 83 degrees 21 minutes 07 seconds east a distance of 170.95 feet to the southeast corner of lot 9; thence south 79 degrees 39 minutes 04 seconds west a distance of 167.15 feet to the point of beginning. **ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNERS AS OF THE DATE OF LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.** DATED this 23rd day of January, 2013. Robert W. Germaine, Clerk As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS IN NEED OF A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHALL, WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME PRIOR TO ANY PROCEEDING, CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR AT (863 534-4686 (VOICE), (863534-7777 (TDD) OR (800FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE February 8, 15, 2013 Plaintiff, vs. RITA J. STILLABOWER, MARIA T. ANSBAUGH; RICHAR M. ANSBAUGH; WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on January 29, 2013, in the Circuit C ourt of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 9 AND LOT 10, IN BLOCK 9, OF FRANSVILLA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS R ECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, AT PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 102 PLUME COURT, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on February 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons 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 30th day of January, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk February 8, 15, 2013 1050Legals N THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 10001229GCS Division WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 10000425CA DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. GINEL SANCHEZ, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated February 1, 2013, and entered in Case No. 10000425CA of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Bank of America, N.A., is the Plaintiff and Ginel Sanchez, Lucia Vaquez, 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 18th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 1, IN BLOCK C, OF SPRING LAKE VILLAGE II, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 609 LIMETREE DR, SEBRING, FL 33876 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 1st day of February, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813 (813 eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com 11-99787 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 February 8, 15, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No.: 282012CA000781GCA HSBC BANK USA, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF NOMURA HOME EQUITY LOAN, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-3, Plaintiff, vs. Santiago U. Gomez a/k/a Santiago V. Gomez; Deborah L. Gomez; David E. Marsh, Carla Renee Bennett, Individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of David L. Marsh; Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under or against the Estate of David L. Marsh, deceased, whether said Unknown Parties claim as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, trustees or other claimants; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2; Defendants. Notice of Action TO: David E. Marsh Residence Unknown Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under or against the Estate of David L. Marsh, deceased, whether said Unknown Parties claim as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, trustees or other claimants Location Unknown If living: if dead, all unknown parties claiming interest by, through, under or against the above named defendant(s ties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other claimants; and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the prope rty herein described. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 9, Block 3, of Avon Park Estates, as per plat thereof, recorded in Plat book 10, Page 15 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Street Address: 2809 W Unitas Rd, Avon Park, FL 33825 h as been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Clarfield, Okon, Salomone & Pincus, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 500 Australian Avenue South, Suite 730, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, within 30 days after the date of the first publication of this notice and file the original with the Clerk of this Court, otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED on February 07, 2013. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp CLARFIELD, OKON, SALOMONE & PINCUS, P.L. Attorney for Plaintiff 500 Australian Avenue South, Suite 730 West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Telephone: (561 February 15, 22, 2013 1050Legals 1000 A nnouncements Classified ads get fast results


C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, February 15, 2013www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2012-CA-1032 GCS HARVEY SCHONBRUN, TRUSTEE, Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM E. SILVA, DAVID A. BURSON and CAPITAL ONE BANK, a corporation, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on February 7, 2013 in the above styled cause, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Commence at the Northeast Corner of said Section 33, Township 37 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida; thence run South 0 degrees 14 minutes 07 seconds East along the East Line of said Section 33 for a distance of 5234.45 feet to the point of intersection with the North right of way line of State Road No. 70; thence run North 89 degrees 50 minutes 45 seconds West along the North right of way line of said State Road No. 70 for a distance of 990.52 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue North 89 degrees 50 m inutes 45 seconds West still along the North right of way line of said State Road No. 70, for a distance of 347.58 feet to a point of intersection with the West Line of the East Half of the East Half of said Section 33; thence run North 0 degrees 10 minutes 23 seconds West along the West Line of the East Half of the East Half of said Section 33 for a distance of 445.21 feet to a point; thence run South 89 degrees 55 minutes 21 seconds East for a distance of 663.71 feet to a point; thence run South 12 degrees 28 minutes 40 seconds West for a distance of 27.015 feet to a point; thence run South 25 degrees 33 minutes 51 seconds West for a distance of 35.88 feet to a point; thence run South 36 degrees 14 minutes 47 seconds West for a distance of 29.21 feet to a point; thence run South 41 degrees 24 minutes 19 seconds West for a distance 69.78 feet to a point; thence run South 44 degrees 38 minutes 03 seconds West for a distance of 85.53 feet to a point; thence run South 40 degrees 48 minutes 42 seconds West for a distance of 65.38 feet to a point; thence run South 51 degrees 33 minutes 04 seconds West for a distance of 31.20 feet to a point; thence run South 55 degrees 41 minutes 41 seconds West for a distance of 37.72 feet to a point; thence run South 52 degrees 13 minutes 13 seconds West for a distance of 30.86 feet to a point; thence run South 37 degrees 44 minutes 40 seconds West for a distance of 35.22 feet to a point; thence run South 25 degrees 38 minutes 18 seconds West for a distance of 39.96 feet to a point; thence run South 12 degrees 14 minutes 51 seconds West for a distance of 40.46 feet to a point; thence run South 1 degree 35 minutes 00 seconds West for a distance of 40.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, LESS AND EXCEPT Road Right of Way, TOGETHER WITH a Perpetual nonexclusive easement for ingress, egress and regress, utilities and drainage being 50 feet in width, as shown on said survey #1139, over, through and along the most Easterly 25 feet of Lots 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15, and the most Westerly 25 feet of Lot 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16, being the center line of an existing 18 foot paved road expressly reserving and excepting however, a perpetual nonexclusive easement over, through and long the most Easterly 25 feet of said lot as shown on said survey and description for ingress, egress and regress utilities and drainage. A/K/A The South Half of Lot 15, EKHOFF UNRENOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice of Public Sale or Auction of the contents of the following storage units located at CENTURY STORAGE BAYVIEW, 2609 BAYVIEW STREET, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 on 02/21/13 at 10:00 AM. Contents are said to contain Household Goods/Business Items unless otherwise specified. A147 Barrera, Andria Renee L1123 Brigham, Claudia Robbins E331 Brigham, Claudia Robbins HOUSEHOLD GOODS L860 Cesar, Betty May HOUSEHOLD GOODS L859 Cesar, Betty May HOUSEHOLD/BUSINESS ITEMS L903 Cesar, Betty May HOUSEHOLD/BUSINESS ITEMS F396 Devantoy, Bonnie B. MISC. D264 Goad, James T. Lake Placid Health Care Center E337 Gomez, George HOUSEHOLD B200 Harris, Antionika Meechell HOUSEHOLD K754 Mercer, Jonathan R. HOUSEHOLD GOODS H566 Noble, Larry Wayne A 092 Paedae, William Harrigan call him (bill HOUSEHOLD A078 Paedae, William Harrigan call him (bill BUSINESS I643 Peterson, Kaharri Veleria HOUSEHOLD GOODS D245 Quick, Rachel A. HOUSEHOLD A056 Watts, Lorie Daniel HOUSEHOLD GOODS H581 Woodham, James HOUSEHOLD H574 Wyatt, Barbara A. HOUSEHOLD Sale being made to satisfy landlord's lien. Cash or Credit/Debit Card accepted. Contents to be removed by 5:00 p.m. on the day following the sale. CENTURY STORAGE BAYVIEW 2609 BAYVIEW STREET SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 (863 February 8, 15, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 2012 CA 000727 U.S. Bank, National Association, as Trustee for the Holders of the Specialty Underwriting and Residential Finance Trust, Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2006-BC4, Plaintiff, vs. Kevin Dewberry; Amanda Dewberry; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 7, 2013, entered in Case No. 2012 CA 000727 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. Bank, National Association, as Trustee for the Holders of the Specialty Underwriting a nd Residential Finance Trust, Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2006-BC4 is the Plaintiff and Kevin Dewberry; Amanda Dewberry; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2 are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at, the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the courthouse, 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 11th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 22, BLOCK 28, OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Dated this 12th day of February, 2013. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 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 ( 863) 534-4686 (voice), (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an a uxillary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. February 15, 22, 2013 1050L egals Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 Dummy 2013 5X21.5 Ad#00026404


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Installation & References Avail. $1490. 863-658-4707 Lic #caca44874 7420Heating &Air ConditioningWANTED VCRRecorder & Player, Programmable, w/remote & manual. FOUND!!!!!! 7340Wanted to BuySEBRING *FRANCIS I 35 Renaud St. Fri & Sat, Feb. 15 & 16, 8am -2pm. SEBRING VILLAGE Trash & Treasure Sale. 4343 Schumacher Rd. 1 mile west of Wal Mart Sat. Feb 16th, 7;30AM12:00AM., in the Club House. Coffee & Donuts for sale. SEBRING SAT.SUN. 8 ?. 208 Revson Ave. Antiques, hand & yard tools, pool ladder, tents, sleeping bags, luggage, GPS and more! SEBRING HILLSSAT. 8 12pm. 210 Dove Ave. Rain or Shine! Electronics, misc. clothing, housewares, sewing, Christmas & more! SEBRING ESTATESALE SEBRING FALLS PARK 1607 Bermuda Ave. Sat., Feb. 16th, Starts 8 am Sun., Feb. 17th, Starts Noon ENTIRE HOUSEHOLD Electric Golf Cart Two Bdrm Sets, Desks, Art Deco Secretary, Recliners, Sofa, Pair Wing Back Chairs, Electric Fire Places, HO Trains w/ Layout, Yard Tools. Shop Tools, All Seasons Holiday Decor, Baseball Cards & Memorabilia, See Ad on estatesales.net/furnituredoctors Serving Highlands County over 30 Yrs. The Furniture Doctors 8 63-414-7388ears SEBRING -Whispering Pines Village Annual Bazaar & Flea Market, Sat., Feb 16th, 8am-noon. 2323 Brunns Rd. off Hammock Rd. Sausage, Muffins, Hotdogs, Funnel Cakes, Bake Sale, Entertainment. Quilt Raffle, Door prizes. SEBRING -HIDDEN CREEK CIRCLE COMMUNITY SALE (12 Homes Sat, Feb 15 & 16, 8am 3pm. Lots of Bargains. Follow sign at St. Agnes Church on Lakeview Dr. Nr Bayview Terrace S EBRING -* HUGE EVERYTHING MUST GO SALE 3613 Aston Martin Dr., Sat. & Sun., Feb. 16 & 17. Furn., Clothing, Household Items, Tools. Too Much To List!! SEBRING MULTIFAMILY SALE! 1904 Elf Dr. Fri & Sat, Feb 15 & 16, 8am ? Clothing, Yard Equipment, Household Items, Furn., Tools. Too Much To List! LAKE PLACIDLeisure Lakes 3117 Buttercup Lane (off 27 & lake June Rd. Fri & Sat., Feb 15 & 16, 9am 4pm. 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Very nice. $75. Call 863-453-5358. DRESSER SOLIDwood, medium brown, 9 drawers, 76" wide w/2 mirrors. $95. 863-453-5358 7180FurnitureWASHER/DRYER COMBO,Space Saver GE. Good cond. $325. Call 863-381-9014 7040Appliances 7000 MerchandiseLAKE PLACIDWAREHOUSES for rent from $47 / mo. & Commercial space for rent from $428 / mo. Contact Sara Rios, Compton Rental Properties. 863-465-4158 6550Warehousesfor Rent SEBRING SINGLEFAMILY HOUSE. 3br/2ba, 1 CG. Screened in Porch, No pets. $800/mo. + Utilities+Deposit. 571-248-8012 SEBRING 2BR/2BA1CG. $700/mo. 6530 Mattee Rd. Call 863-385-3101 SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, 1 CG $800/Monthly No Smoking, No pets. 863-402-1142 LAKE PLACID3/2 131 Loquat Rd. Screened patio. $700/mo. + $1,000. security. Call 305-804-5464 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. 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MAINTENANCE MAN/MANAGER needed for 20 unit complex on Lake in Sebring. Perfect for retiree w/Handyman skills. Apartment is provided for your compensation. 954-584-3465 ext 208 or greg@prestigepmm.com H2A COMPLETE 13 Temporary workers needed in De Soto County, MS from approximately March 22, 2013 Dec. 15, 2013. Following Supervisors instructions the worker may shovel, haul, spread, manure, dig holes, ditches and trenches. Manually plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts, horticulture specialties and field crops. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears and knives. Duties may include tilling soil, applying fertilizers, transplanting, weeding, thinning or pruning crops, applying pesticides, cleaning, grading, packing and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings and participate in irrigation activities. Work in extreme weather conditions. Workers performing General Farm Labor will be paid the highest of $9.50 per hr. or applicable piece rates depending on crop a ctivity, ¾ guarantee, 35 hrs per week, housing, equipment and transportation provided at no cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of each work day, must be 18 years or older. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be reimbursed upon completion of 50% of the work contract or earlier if appropriate. We participate in the E-Verify program and workers must have valid identification for I-9 preparation when they report to begin work. Apply for this job at the State Workforce/Job Center office in your area, please call for the nearest office in your area MS 601-584-1202, AL 256-259-1835, LA 318-676-7705, FL 863-385-3672, using job order # MS67323. DIRECTOR, CRIMINALJUSTICE PROGRAM (F/T Application deadline: 2/18/13. 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BURY; ANY AND ALL U NKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; SUNTRUST BANK; HIGHLAND INDEPENDENT BANK. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 31, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 28-2012-CA-000440 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 8 day of May, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 7, OF BLOCK 418, HIGHLAND TOWERS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 101, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND ALSO THAT PART OF BLOCK "O", LAKE JACKSON BOULEVARD SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 PAGE 63, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART), LYING EAST OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF LAKE JACKSON BOULEVARD AND WEST OF THE WATERS OF LAKE JACKSON AND WITHIN THE PROJECTED LOT LINE COMMON TO LOTS 7 AND 8, OF BLOCK 418, OF HIGHLANDS TOWERS SUBDIVISION, AND THE CONTINUATION OF THE LOT LINE COMMON TO LOT 7, BLOCK 418, AND THE RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF GATEWAY AVENUE OF HIGHLAND TOWERS SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT THEREOF. 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. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Office of the Court Administrator FL Phone: (863 TDD: (863 DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 1st DAY OF February, 2013. By: /s/ Toni Kopp, D.C. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA February 15, 22, 2013 CORDED, according to survey made by Waldo K. Aliff, Registered Land Survey No. 1977 of A. and V. Land Surveying Services, Inc., dated January 18, 1980, #1139, FB. 79-4/22 and 79-9/16.17 and 18, and Unrecorded Subdivision of the East Half of the East Half of Section 33, Township 37 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida. Together with a 1980 Schultz Doublewide Mobile Home, I.D. #S166803A/S166803B, Title #17298537/17298527 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m., on the 8th day of March, 2013. 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 12th day of February, 2013. BOB GERMAINE CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk February 15, 22, 2013 1050L egals Having 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! 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C M Y K Last weekend I hooked u p with John Wood, owner of Lorida General Bait and Tackle and professional bass fishing g uide, along with my brother Bill and Sam Wilkins from Jacksonville. John had been doing exceptionally well with a couple of bass fishing trips earlier in the week,f ishing a couple of his honey-holes and I thought it would be a great opportunity for my brother Bill, and our buddy Sam, both residents of Jacksonville, to join us for what we hoped would be a memorable fishing trip. Since wed be going o ut with four guys, we opted to take my Ranger 2400 Bay Boat with a 250 hp Yamaha, a saltwater boat set up perfectly for a larger group and roomy enough for four guys shiner fishing. O n the prior Thursday, John had taken a couple of guys out and they had had a field day! Catching and releasing 49 bass, many in the 4-6 pound range and one almost 8 pounds, John and I were both confident the fish would still be there on Saturday. Meeting up around 7:30 a.m. Saturday, we loaded up the boat with water and soft drinks, sandwiches and ice, while John filled the live well with specially treated water for the precious wild, golden shiners that we knew would be critical to our success. Launching the boat at the State Ramp on Rt. 98,I was surprised to find that there was only one parking spot available in the large parking area. Apparently other fishermen thought this would be an ideal day as well. As we idled out to the north end of the lake, we were greeted with a stiff northeastern wind which grew stronger and stronger as we headed south. Of course, Johns honey hole was on the south end of the lake and with the wind behind us, we were thankful we were in the 24Ranger Bay Boat, and not my smaller 19Ranger Comanche. By the time we arrived at the south end of Lake Istokpoga, white-caps were rolling and as we powered down the big motor, and lowered the Power Pole, we knew it would be a challenge to hold our position. Lowering two more anchors seemed to hold our position, so we baited up and casted out our first shiners. The Power Pole dug in deep and with the waves and wind poundings us, we soon realized, even with the holding power of three anchors, wed never be able to hold our position. Water crashed over the transom of the boat as we elected to move to another one of Johns hot-spots before we were pushed on shore. The second spot produced some action, with By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comLAKE PLACID History was made yet again Tuesday night as the Lake Placid Lady Dragons accomplished something never before done r eaching the Elite Eight of the State Playoffs. Before a full-house crowd that fed off the action on thec ourt, so too were the ladies pushed by the cheers on their w ay to a resounding, 64-39 win over visiting Tampa C atholic. Long the bane of many H ighlands County teams once playoff time rolls around, the Lady Crusaders brought in an experienced team coming off of deep playoff runs each of the last five years. And with their leading scorer Brittany Betts, who averages over 18 points per game and is signed to play at Rollins College, it looked like Tampa Catholic would be the Dragons toughest test yet. But the 1-0 lead the Crusaders took on a Dominique Eule free throw would be their only lead of the night. Raveen Gobourne soon gave Lake Placid the lead for good when she scooped up a turnover and raced for a fastbreak score. Bria Wilson then powered inside for consecutive buckets before Tampa got another free throw, this from senior Danielle Battle. Alex Coyne then drilled a three-pointer which momentarily amped the crowd up. Betts converted a lay-up off a Dragon turnover, but Gobourne hit a jumper from the wing, and after two free throws from Battle, Coyne flitted in a left-handed floater. With the lead at 13-6 in the waning moments and the home crowd just starting to get into it, Quiahja Williams got a steal and flipped it ahead to Coyne, who then drained a trey just before the buzzer and the Dragons Lair was rocking. The lead continued to grow in the second as Williams got it started with a score on the break. Coyne then got a steal and score before Battle converteda three-point play. Williams then took a slick dish from Coyne for an inside score, though Betts answered with a drive through the lane. But Gobourne answered back and Shaquavia Gayle got out on a break to make it 26-11. Battle got a drive to the hoop to go, but that would be the last score for Tampa in the half. Lake Placid added five more from the free-throw line in the final minute to make it 31-13 at the break. Normally the Dragons are known to try and keep things close in the first half, and ride a second-half burst to take over. But here they stood with an 18-point lead. Theyre a second-half team too, Alex Coyne said. e looked at their stats and saw that they usually come out stronger in the second half, so we really wanted to get up on them early. We did, but we were expecting them to make a run. On her matchup with Betts, who was relatively silent during the first half, Coyne was complimentary. s a really good player SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, February 15, 2013 Page 3B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Quiahja Williams is hoisted up in celebration by Bria Wilson after the Lady Dragons trounced Tampa Catholic in the Class 4A Regional Semifinal Tuesday night. Lady Dragons clobber Crusaders Lake Placid63Tampa Cath.39 See LP, Page 4B N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Taylor Tubbs makes it official, signing a plethora of papers to make her a Florida Gator. Courtesy photo Dons brother Bill holds up one of the plenty of bass caught on Lake Istokpoga over the weekend. B y ERIKACORD News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Its been known for a while, but couldt become official until recently. And now, signed and committed, Taylor Tubbs is excite d about her future endeavors after high school. On National Signing day, Wednesday Feb. 6, Tubbs officially signed her University of Florida National Letter of Intent. s going to be a great new experience, and I feel like I had a really good connection to the team. said Tubbs with a gleaming smile. The standout Blue Streak will carry her running ways with her to University of Florida after competing in both cross country and track. Im really excited about the improvement Im going to be making due to the higher competition level and training regimen Im going to be getting at UF, Tubbs explained. She will continue doing cross country in the fall and outdoor track in the spring, with the addition of indoor track during the winter season. I really like the coach, Coach Spangler, but Im also really thankful for all the great coaches that have h elped me throughout my high school career, she said. Tubbs chose Florida over many other options. I took an official visit to Columbia University in New York, and had offers from University of North Florida, Florida Gulf Coast, Jacksonville University and the University of Southern Mississippi. All in all, Tubbs is very excited about her new adventure in Gainesville. Im planning on going up summer B, to get a head to start on my classes and an opportunity to start training with the team sooner, she said. I couldnt be happiera bout where Ive decided to m ake my new home. A s the newest Gator heads toward the Swamp. Taylor Tubbs makes it official Fishin Around... Don Norton Bass Fishing Guide Trip See BASS, Page 3B Special to the News-SunSEBRING Pickleball is the game with the strange name that the majority of people still dont understand. Simply, its like tennis played on a badminton sized court with an oversized ping pong paddle and a net slightly lower than a tennis net. Who plays pickleball? More than 150,000 are now devotees and the number is growing rapidly. Boys and girls, men and women have all taken to the game but it seems to have found its niche with seniors who are tired of exerting themselves on a tennis court but still enjoy friendly, fastpaced competition. How did pickleball come to these parts? Charles Kuehn, who bought a house in Tanglewood in 2005, went back to Virgina in the summer of 2006 and was invited to try a game of indoor pickleball. He tried it, liked it, researched it and returned to Tanglewwood with a fire burning in his belly. He was determined to get the game started in his own community. Not sure how to go about it, he talked to some of the movers and shakers who lead him to the parks owner, John Greytak. After a few meetings with Mr. Greytak, Charles bought $600 worth of equipment, got permission to set up two temporary courts on the outdoor dance floor and within a month of being back in Tangledwood was selling the game to everyone he met by carrying his wooden paddle and whiffle ball with him. Those who took the time to ask got the full story. Soon, Mr. Greytak picked up the tab and a small group of players was meeting three times a week. The game grew in popularTanglewood Pickleball Club Founder Courtesy photo Charles Kuehn, who brought Pickleball to Tanglewood, stands by the courts dedicated in his name. See KUEHN, Page 4B


C M Y K POF Golf TourneySEBRING The Fraternal Order of Police lodge No. 99 will be hosting a golf tournament on Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Sun N Lake Golf and Country Club of Sebring. Registration and ticket sales begin at 7 :30 a.m. with a four-person scramble teeing off with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee is $60 per person for golf, cart, range balls and lunch. A team/hole sponsorship combo are available for $275, or a hole sponsorship o nly for $50. T ickets for mulligans and door prizes will also be available Deadelin for sponsorship and team entry is Saturday, Feb. 16. Make checks payable to FOB Lodge 99. Contact Betty Milam, FOPsecretary, at 835-3512 or the Sun N Lake Pro Shop at 385-4830, for information and forms.YMCA Spring SoccerSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis having a sign up for their Spring Soccer Program, ages 3-14, which ends on Monday, Feb. 25. Any questions, please call 382-9622.Cornhole TourneyLAKE PLACID Lake Placid Sr. FFA Second Annual Cornhole Tournament will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Roger Scarborough Field in Lake Placid. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. and tournament play begins at 11 a.m. Can register on-site and cost is $20 per team. Winner receives a commemorative set of Cornhole boards! There will also be raffle items. Tournament is being held in conjunction with Waylon Butler Benefit Barbecue. Contact Lake Placid Sr. FFAby calling Advisor, Lauren Butler at 699-5010.AP Rotary Golf TourneyAVON PARK The 5th Annual Avon Park Rotary David Doc Owen Memorial Golf tournament is slated for River Greens golf course on Saturday, Feb. 23, with a tee time of 8 a.m. The four-person scramble event will be divided into three flights by handicap and will feature closest to the pin, putting contest, and difficult long drive event. The $65 per person entry fee includes golf, cart, one mulligan per player, lunch, beverages on the course and prizes. Entry form available by emailing Chet Brojek at cbrojek@comcast.net or simply send the four names with their handicaps and your check, payable to Rotary Club of Avon Park to him at 3310 Par Road. For questions, call Chet at 385-4736.SFSC Hosts Heartland GamesAVONPARK South Florida State College (SFSC Department announces Heartland Games for Active Adults 2013. The Heartland Games for Active Adults will run March 2 30 at various venues throughout Highlands County. The cost is a $15 Registration Fee and an additional $5 per event. The Heartland Games for Active Adults is sanctioned by the Florida Sports A Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc. The mission of the games is to promote healthy lifestyles for anyone over 50 and to provide them an opportunity to compete at the local, state and national levels. Events will be held throughout Highlands County in bowling, golf, basketball, billiards, shuffleboard, pickleball, cycling, swimming, horseshoes and tennis. Medals are awarded for first, second and third place, male and female, in each s port and age category. Register in Building B, Highlands Campus or any SFSC campus or center. F or more information, contact C ommunity Education (Lauren Redick 784-7388 or email CommunityEducation@southflorida.edu.FTA February ActivitiesSaturday, Feb. 16 Day Hike (7 miles Location: Tiger Creek Preserve Group will meet at the Mini Mac Convenience Store, 910 N Scenic Hwy, Babson Park Tiger Creek Preserve is located east of US 27 between Babson Park and F rostproof. The trail traverses the rolling hills of the Lake Wales Ridge, including some of the highest hills and oldest land in the Florida peninsula. Botanical diversity is extensive along this trail. Bring Snacks, water, sun and insect protection. Contact David Waldrop at 863-6053587, or email david_lwfl@yahoo.com for meet-up time and other details. Sunday, Feb. 17 Nature Walk at Circle B Bar Preserve, SR 540 (Winter Lake Road), Lakeland Approx. 3 mile walk to view birds and o ther wildlife at this scenic wildlife preserve which is home to an oak hammock, freshwater marsh, hardwood swamp and lake shore, a tremendous bird population, including a variety of wading birds, waterfowl, ospreys and bald eagles. Alligators inhabit Lake Hancock and may be observed from a distance. Pets are not allowed. Bring walking or hiking shoes, water, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact Liane Plumhoff 646-2398 or lplum@verizon.net Saturday, Feb. 23 Trail Maintenance at Green Swamp East, Lakeland. Meet at Rock Ridge Rd. gate. Directions: From US-98 in north Lakeland turn east on Rock Ridge Rd., at fork bear left and continue 4.2 miles to gate on your left. From SR-33 in Polk City travel north, turn left (westft on Rock Ridge Rd., after 2 or 3 miles gate will be on your right. Contact Janice Anderson, phone 813345-1609 or email scroggie@aol.com for meet-up time and other information.LP Softball BBQLAKE PLACID Lake Placid High School Softball will be hosting an Alumni Game and Chicken Barbeque on Saturday, March 2, beginning at 10 a.m. Barbeque pick-up starts at 11 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m. and includes, for $10, chicken, baked beans, scalloped potatoes, roll and dessert. Water and soda will be available for $1. Alumni softball registration forms are available at the LPHS front office. For those former Dragons who wish to play, registration fee is $30 and all forms and money are due to coach Cheshire no later than Wednesday, Feb. 20. Alumni registration fee includes BBQ Dinner, drink, T-shirt and a days worth of fun on the field. Game admission is $2. For more information, call coach Cheshire at 699-5010, ext. 263. EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB New York3218.640 Brooklyn3122.5852.5 Boston2824.5385 Philadelphia2229.43110.5 Toronto2132.39612.5 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami3514.714 Atlanta2922.5697 Washington1536.29421 Orlando1537.28821.5 Charlotte1240.23124.5 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana3221.604 Chicago3022.5771.5 Milwaukee2625.5105 Detroit2133.38911.5 Cleveland1637.30216WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio4212.778 Memphis3318.6477.5 Houston2926.52713.5 Dallas2329.44218 New Orleans1934.35822.5 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3913.750 Denver3321.6117 Utah3024.55610 Portland2528.47214.5 Minnesota1931.38019 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3817.691 Golden State3022.5776.5 L.A. Lakers2528.47212 Sacramento1935.35218.5 Phoenix1736.32120 ___ Tuesdays Games Toronto 109, Denver 108 Miami 117, Portland 104 Memphis 108, Sacramento 101 Utah 109, Oklahoma City 94 Houston 116, Golden State 107 L.A. Lakers 91, Phoenix 85 Wednesdays Games San Antonio 96, Cleveland 95 Indiana 101, Charlotte 77 Atlanta 108, Orlando 76 Boston 71, Chicago 69 Toronto 92, New York 88 Brooklyn 119, Denver 108 Detroit 96, Washington 85 Utah 97, Minnesota 93 New Orleans 99, Portland 63 Milwaukee 94, Philadelphia 92 Dallas 123, Sacramento 100 L.A. Clippers 106, Houston 96 Thursdays Games Miami at Oklahoma City, late L.A. Clippers at L.A. Lakers, late Fridays Games No Games Scheduled All-Star WeekendLEADERSSCORING FGFTPTSAVG Durant, OKC486434150829.0 Anthony, NYK426260123028.6 James, MIA507244132627.1 Bryant, LAL507324142927.0 Harden, HOU412455138326.1 REBOUNDS OFFDEFTOTAVG Howard, LAL15440355711.9 Randolph, MEM20835756511.5 Asik, HOU18345163411.5 Vucevic, ORL18341459711.5 Noah, CHI18635954511.4 ASSISTS GASTAVG Rondo, BOS3842011.1 Paul, LAC434099.5 Vasquez, NOR534999.4 Holiday, PHL474188.9 Westbrook, OKC524178.0 STEALS GSTLAVG Paul, LAC431122.60 Conley, MEM491092.22 Westbrook, OKC521021.96 Jennings, MIL51991.94 Lin, HOU551051.91 BLOCKS GBLKAVG Sanders, MIL451423.16 Ibaka, OKC501492.98 Duncan, SAN441212.75 Hibbert, IND531422.68 Howard, LAL471112.36 FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE FGFGAPCT Chandler, NYK214318.673 Jordan, LAC207344.602 Splitter, SAN214363.590 Howard, LAL277481.576 Hickson, POR267472.566 3-POINT PERCENTAGE 3FG3FGAPCT Korver, ATL127276.460 Curry, GOL149333.447 Novak, NYK96215.447 Calderon, DET95213.446 Bonner, SAN3783.446 FREETHROW PERCENTAGE FTFTAPCT Curry, GOL152168.905 Durant, OKC434480.904 Martin, OKC156173.902 Collison, DAL153170.900 Redick, ORL110124.887EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA New Jersey823193528 Pittsburgh950184534 N.Y. Rangers750143330 Philadelphia671133440 N.Y. Islanders47193643 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston812183225 Ottawa752163527 Toronto850163933 Montreal741153533 Buffalo581113948 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Carolina741153836 Tampa Bay651134636 Winnipeg561113240 Florida462103046 Washington48193646WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago1003234428 Detroit742163636 Nashville634162526 St. Louis751154343 Columbus472103041 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver822183525 Edmonton553132934 Minnesota661132732 Calgary443113339 Colorado46192329 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim921194233 San Jose733173629 Dallas761153436 Phoenix652143535 Los Angeles452102632 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Tuesdays Games N.Y. Rangers 4, Boston 3, SO Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 3, SO Anaheim 3, Chicago 2, SO Carolina 4, New Jersey 2 Ottawa 2, Buffalo 0 Washington 6, Florida 5, OT Philadelphia 3, Winnipeg 2 Nashville 1, San Jose 0, OT Dallas 4, Edmonton 1 Vancouver 2, Minnesota 1 Wednesdays Games Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. St. Louis at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Dallas at Calgary, 9:30 p.m. Thursdays Games N.Y. Islanders at N.Y. Rangers, late Toronto at Carolina, late Washington at Tampa Bay, late Montreal at Florida, late Phoenix at Nashville, late Colorado at Minnesota, late Fridays Games Boston at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Winnipeg, 7 p.m. Anaheim at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. St. Louis at Calgary, 9 p.m. Dallas at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Columbus at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League NEW YORK YANKEESAcquired RHP Shawn Kelley from the Seattle Mariners for OF Abraham Almonte. National League PITTSBURGH PIRATESAgreed to terms with 3B Brandon Inge on minor league contract. American Association GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGSSigned RHP Jared Mortensen. LAREDO LEMURSSigned LHP Greg Wilborn and OF Yordany Ramirez. Traded RHP Osvaldo Rodriguez and INF Javier Brito to Rio Grande for OF Francisco Santana and player to be named. SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTSSigned INF Jake Taylor. Traded LHP Peter Gehle to Winnipeg for future considerations. Can-Am League QUEBEC CAPITALESSigned RHP Brandon Kaye. ROCKLAND BOULDERSTraded OF Keith Brachold to Fargo-Moorhead (AA for OF Jon Gaston, RHP Eric Massingham and RHP Kevin Fuqua.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association NBASuspended Orlando F Hedo Turkoglu 20 games after testing positive for methenolone. Womens National Basketball Association LOS ANGELES SPARKSSigned G Kristi Toliver to a multiyear contract.FOOTBALLNational Football League CLEVELAND BROWNSSigned P Spencer Lanning. MINNESOTA VIKINGSExercised their fourth-year contract option on coach Leslie Frazier. NEW YORK GIANTSSigned PK David Buehler. PHILADELPHIA EAGLESNamed Tom Gamble vice president of player personnel. SEATTLE SEAHAWKSSigned CB Will Blackmon.HOCKEYNational Hockey League ANAHEIM DUCKSSent F Emerson Etem to Norfolk (AHL Patrick Maroon and F Peter Holland from Norfolk. BOSTON BRUINSAssigned D Ryan Button and D Tommy Cross from Providence (AHL (ECHL COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSNamed Jarmo Kekalainen general manager. Recalled C Nick Drazenovic from Springfield (AHL MINNESOTA WILDNamed Andrew Brunette hockey operations advisor. NEW JERSEY DEVILSRecalled C Andrei Loktionov from Albany (AHL Placed LW Dainius Zubrus on injured reserve. Reassigned LW Harry Young from Kalamazoo (ECHL. NEW YORK RANGERSAssigned D Steve Eminger to Connecticut (AHL PITTSBURGH PENGUINSTraded F Eric Tangradi to Winnipeg for a 2013 seventh-round draft pick. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Meet,Avon Park,1 p.m.; Girls at H eartland Conference Meet,Sebring,1 p.m. SATURDAY: Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Meet,Avon Park,1 p.m.; Girls at Heartland Conference Meet,Sebring,1 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Baseball at Bill Jarrett Early Bird Tournament,Avon Park,vs.Avon Park,7 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Meet,Avon Park,1 p.m.; Girls host Heartland Conference Meet,1 p.m. SATURDAY: Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Meet,Avon Park,9 a.m.; Girls host Heartland Conference Meet,9 a.m. SFSC TODAY: Baseball at Daytona State,6 p.m. S ATURDAY: Baseball vs.Miami Dade,doubleheader,1 p.m.; Softball at College of Central Florida,1 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball at Pasco-Hernando,2:30 p.m.; Softball at Brevard,5 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball vs.Seminole State,6 p.m. A von Park TODAY: Baseball hosts Bill Jarrett Early Bird Tournament,vs.Sebring,7 p.m.; Boys Tennis host Heartland Conference Meet,1 p.m.; Girls at Heartland Conference Meet, Sebring,1 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball vs.Hardee,7 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.Hardee,4:30 p.m.; Softball vs. Frostproof,7 p.m. B B O O X X I I N N G G F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p m m Delvin Rodriguez vs. George Tahdooahnippah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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C M Y K Golf HammockThe Golf Hammock Ladies played a Valentines Day Scramble on Wednesday, Feb. 13. F irst-place winners, with a score of 62.9, were Helene Tremblay, Ruth Kirk, Mary Cripps and Alma Barefoot. Secondand third-place winners, tied with a score of 63, were Millie Grime, Carol Troupe, Judy Trier and Nancy Porcari along with Ruth Harris, Bonnie Nigh, Nancy Senior and Cindy Dall. With a score of 63.2, Laura Kebberlty, Wanda Hastie, Joyce Stanley and Gladys Zitelli took fourth place. C losest to Pin on the day twice went to Trudy Stowe, first on No. 7 and later on No. 17. Last Monday, Feb. 11, the Mezza G roup played Individual Pro-Am golf at Golf Hammock Country Club. Terry Yandle made his first hole in one on the No. 7, 124-yard hole using a pitching wedge. His foursome included Paul Brown II, Bob Hughes and Jean Terrell. Terry has been playing for about six y ears and he also had two eagles on Monday. In A group, Mike Winchester came in first place with plus 4 and Frank B orgia was in second place with plus 3. Mike Anselm scored plus 5 that was good for first place in B group and Les Campbell took second place at even. Terry Yandle scored very well, maki ng plus 6 that was good for first place with Gary Galle in second with plus 5 in C group In D group, Bobby Culbert made plus 5 that was good for first place and there was a three-way tie for second place at plus 1 between Jerry Edwards,Danny Geier and Curt Matterson. Dick Botelho was even for first place in E group and Bob Hughes was at minus 3 for second place. Steve Mayberry came in first place in F group with plus 2 and at even was Bill Alesi for second place. In G group Paul Brown II scored plus 6 for first place and David Mulligan was at plus 3 for second p lace. Phil Raymond was in first placer with plus 2 in H group and at even was Bob Fidlin for second place. Doc Thomas scored plus 7 in I group that was good for first place in I group and Greg Brewer came in second place at minus 2. Joe Hamilton was in first place in J g roup with plus 4 and at minus 3 was Harold Traxler in second place. At plus 7 in K group was Jerry L insley in first place and Ken Granger with plus 1 for second place. There was a tie in L group for first place at plus 3 between Janet Howland and Bill Katcher with plus 3. Next Monday the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock beginning at 7:45 a.m. P lease arrive early to register. For more information, call Pete at 382-1280.Lake June WestA Scramble was played Thursday, Feb. 7. Tying for first/seco nd places were the teams of John and Kim Givens, Ralph and BethL ittle and Kim Fiers; Doyan Eades, Joe and Joyce Swartz, Ron and Carol Cobert with 50 each. Tying for third/fourth places were the teams of Ken Rowen, Beth Schuenke, Charlotte Mathew, Larry and Chris Heath; Rod and Lynn Martin, Bob and E laine Orr and Don Boulton with 51 each. Closest to the pin: ( Ladies), No. 8, Doris Weeks, 10-feet9. (Men and No. 4, John Givens, 3-feet-4. J oe Swartz had a Hole-In-One on No. 10. He was using his driver, 173 yards. The Mens Association played a Mens League event Wednesday, Feb.6 Winning first place was the team of Claude Cash, George Cloud, Don B oulton and Anglo Iorland with 41; second place, Ralph Little, Bill Fowler, Bud York and George Dean with 42; and third place, Doyan Eades, Bob Knishka, Ward Shaw and Larry Heath with 43. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Ralph Little, 10-feet-7; No. 4, Anglo Iorlando, 16-feet-9; and No. 8, Sonny Shelton, 4-feet-10. The Monday Ladies played a game F eb. 4. Winning first place, Kim Fiers, Virginia Simmons, Elaine Orr and D oris Weeks with 30; second place, Joyce Swartz, Verna Knishka, Nancy Brower and Beth Schuenke with 36; and third place, Donna Palmatier, Carol Cobert, Nancy Coon and Marie Ailor with 39. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Doris Weeks, 3-feet-10; No. 4, Chris Heath,8 -feet; and No. 8, Doris Weeks, 4-feet5.Placid LakesThe Little Lambs International Golf Tournament, with 88 players, was played Saturday, Feb. 9. W inning first place was the team of Syed Abbas, Mark Cram, Dino Cram and Tom Nemeth with 43; second place, Craig Rosen, Pat Matheny, Art Tolsen and Tim Landers with 46.6; and t hird place, Randy Gilde, Jim Snively, Darrell McCullough and Rick Greene with 47.5. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Austin Snively; No. 6, David Somero; No. 11, B ert Culbreth; and No. 13, Kerry Thompson. Closest to the Line Drive: No. 4, Paul McGehee; and No. 18, Brandon Miller.River GreensThe Ladies Association played a pro am tournament on Thursday, Feb. 7. Winning first place was the team of Pat Kincer, Babe McDonald, Joy Nelson and Linda Therrien with plus10.5; and second place, Betty Leblanc, Ann Purdy and Carol Roy with plus-3. Individual winners: First place, Pat K incer with plus-6; second place, Bev Rudd with plus-5; and third place, Babe McDonald with plus-4.5. The Mens Association played a pro am tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 6. W inning first place was the team of Frank Conroy, Cecil Lemons, Russ Rudd and Dave Petty with plus-16; second place, Cliff Aubin, Tom Auclair, Leo Persails and Bob Wolf with plus-9 .5; and third place, Jim Cercy, Keith Kincer and Gary Riddle with plus-7. Individual winners were: A Flight (28-overom Morway w ith plus-5; and second place, Jim Anderson with plus-2.5. B Flight (2427): Tying for first/second places were Cecil Lemons and Dick Garceau with plus-8.5 each. C Flight (18-23ying f or first/second places were Frank Conroy and Keith Kincer with plus-5.5 each; third place, Gil Heier with plus3.5. D Flight (17-under Gary Riddle with plus-6; and second place, Leo Persails with plus-4.5. The Morrison Group played a game on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Winning first place was the team of Bill Mountford, Gil Heier, Wayne Carlin and Butch Smith with minus-25; and second place, David Kelly, Lefty St. Pierre, Joe Graf and Paul Nelson with minus-20. The Golfettes played a game on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Winning first place w as the team of Patricia Gower, Linda Therrien, Donna Johnson and Betty L eblanc with minus30; and second place, Michele Koon, Laura Smutnick, Karen Speaker and Babe McDonald with minus28. The Limited Member event was played Monday, Feb. 4. Winning first place was the team of T om Shaver, Mike Lueth, Joe Voss and John Hierholzer with plus-13; and second place, Ed and Judy Ward, Dennis a nd Sherry Delisle with plus-6. Individual winners were: Tying for first/second places were Mike Lueth and John Hierholzer with plus-5 each. The Morrison Group played a game o n Monday, Feb. 4. Winning first place was the team of Tim Thomas, Cecil Lemons and FredE vans with minus-18. The Mens Association played a Mens Day event Saturday, Feb. 2. The winners were: White Tees First place, Tom Morway with 63; second place, Larry Roy with 66; and third place, Cliff Aubin with 68. Closest to the pin: No. 3, Russ R udd, 11-feet-6; No. 5, Harold Plagens, 14-inches; No. 12, John Smutnick, 7-feet-1; and No. 17, BobW olf, 13-feet. The Couples Nine-Hole event was played Thursday, Jan. 31. The winners were: First place, Roy and Linda Bassett with plus-8; second place, Ken and Michele Koon with plus-6; and third place, Dennis and Sherry Delisle with plus-4.SpringLakeThe Spring Lake Ladies League played a two day Flighted Eclectic tournament on the Cougar Trail course. Improving the Net score Wednesday over the Net score Monday was the desired result. T he winners in Flight 1 were Pearl Bradford with a net 53, Lou Cannon with a 56 and Judy Devries, also with a5 6. All ties were broken by hole 18 and back. Winners in Flight 2 were Rosie Foote with a net 53 followed by Marilyn Redenbarger who shot a 56 and Barbara Stevens also with a net 56. Flight 3 winners were Donna Ryan with net 50, followed by Sharon Warner with 54 and Patty Miller with a 55. Flight 4 had Joann Deweese with a net 53. Julia Starr came in with a 54 a nd a tie breaker with a 55 was Joann G ann. On Tuesday, Feb. 12, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association held a Four Man Team 2 Best Balls competition on the Panther Creek golf course. The teams were evenly matched by h andicap and only the best two net s cores on each hole counted. T here was a tie for first place at 122 strokes, equivalent to 22 under par on the Par 72 Panther course. The tie was between the team of Edd Vowels, Bazz Van Willigen, BillK ingshott and John Schroeder, and the team of Jan Hard, Will David, Bob Berg and Dan Porter. Third place went to Gerry Esty, Dale Stevens, Charlie Keniston and Ed Clay, who turned in a net score of 123. Fourth place at 124 went to Gary Behrendt, Charlie Scoven, Gale Monda and Bill Schauwecker. On Thursday, Feb. 7, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association completed a Two Day Eclectic tournament, in which the object was to better your Day 1 score, hole by hole, on Day 2 on the same course. Both days were played on the newly reconfigured Cougar Trail golf course, under great playing conditions. There were four Flights. Winning first place in the A Flight was John Starks, who improved his Day 1 score of 68 to a net 59. Tied for second place, Kirby Gann and Joe Austin wound up with net 63s. Jim Baker came in third place with a net 64 and Jan Hard and Gary Behrendt were close with net 65s. First place in the B Flight went to Wayne Nelson, who improved a net 60 to a net 53. There was a tie for second place in B between Ken Rohr and Charlie Keniston at a net 61. Gene Hearn placed fourth with a net 62. Tied at fifth at net 63 were Bart Rath, Will David and Dave Kamish. In the C Flight, Dale Stevens won first place with a net 57. There was a tie for second at 61 between Bob Berg and Richie Eastep. There was also a tie for fourth at net 62 between Caustic Ed Clay and the Sarge, Gale Monda. The D Flight first place went to John Bozynski, who improved a net 64 to a net 54. Second place at net 55 was a tie between Jim Foote and Dan Porter. Larry Colclasure came in fourth at net 56 and Rick Nelson was fifth at net 57. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, February 15, 2013Page 3B DUMMY 2013; 11.25"; 4"; Black; click & buy; 00027545 Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Al Chipps mechanic, World War II Royal Canadian Air Force navigator and flyer, homebuilder, plumber, electrician, tobacco farmer, and most recently, catcher for Yates Insurance in Lake Placid senior softball. On Saturday, Feb. 9, Al celebrated his 95th birthday. One player inquired about his secret to longevity and good health. ine, women, and music, Al replied. It is just getting harder to hear the music. Al still professes a burning desire to have his age beat his golf score. Ateammate quipped, Take up bowling. In Wednesday action, Yates Insurance (9-3 10 in the field, flashed the leather to defeat Seminole Tire (5-7 their fourth straight win. Harland Newby of Seminole Tire and Jeff Stanley of Yates engaged ina pitchersbattle until Yates pulled away in the late innings. Shortstop Dick Cook started two double plays and made several key stops. Cliff Bluml had five hits, while Jeff Stanley (two doubles Oser added four apiece in the win. The Ageless One, Al Chipps, chipped in with three hits to celebrate his birthday. For Seminole Tire, Norm Grubbs made two fine defensive catches in center field to thwart Yatesrallys. Central Security (5-7 Schoonis (5-7 Tom Walsh (two doubles Securitymen with five hits, while Chet Johnson and Paul Stephenson (double Ian McCuaig homered in the win. For Schoonis, Tom Ashley (double) and John McCallum had five hits each. Bill Gallagher went deep for the Restauranteurs. Following the game, a large sheet cake with a picture of the Chipps family was served and all gathered around Al for a chorus of Happy Birthday Al flashed his ever-present smile, because this time, he heard the music loud and clear. On Monday, Als Yates team staged a last inning rally for the third straight game to upend Central Security 33-24. Leading the offense for Yates was winning pitcher Jeff Stanley with six hits, including the cycle. Woody Hoffman, along with rookies Dave Steigerwalt and Dave Bilyea (double, triple Paul Brand also hit for the cycle, while Cliff Bluml and Dick Cook homered. For Central Security, Joe Hedg es tripled, homered and made three outstanding catches in left field. Chet Johnson smashed four doubles, while Paul Stephenson and Deacon Jones homered. Seminole Tire defeated Schoonis Restaurant 26-16. Pacing the Noles was Howard Carney (two doubles, HR hits. Ross Anderson and Norm Grubbs (double Pixley, Skip Raller and Darrel Richards added two doubles and three triples among their nine hits. Al Chipps 95 and still going strong in LP Senior League


C M Y K ity and Charles grew bolder in his efforts to add another dimension to Tanglewoods facilities. Another series of meetings convinced Mr. Greytak that permanent courts were needed. Would there be two, three or four courts? The park owner didnt want to build more than would be used, but from his house across the street from the temporary pickleball facility he could see that it was gaining followers quickly. By the spring of 2007, the plans were in place and in the fall, four fully-fenced courts were built. Unfortunately, there was a slight problem with the height of the nets but Charles was able to chase down the contractor before he drove away. The kind fellow returned on that Sunday to make the needed adjustments and the courts opened on Monday. From his first time playing the game to seeing his dream fulfilled took less than 15 months. On March 19, 2008, the courts were named the Kuehn Courts Dedicated to Charles Kuehn, The Founder of Pickleball in Tanglewood. In the early days, eight wooden paddles, part of the original equipment purchase, were used. As players caught onto the game they started to look for lighter paddles which they ordered over the internet. Today, a wide variety of paddles can be seen on the courts; graphite, composite and aluminum. The Tanglewood Pickleball Club now boasts a membership of more than 140 players who compete ina variety of leagues within the park as well as friendly e ncounters where the name of the game is fun. Tanglewood has a very successful travelling team and several players have done well in local and regional tournaments. This summer, we will be represented at the National level by several players. Hats off to Charles Kuehn for making pickleball a reality in Tanglewood and a new passion for many of our active seniors. Build it and they will come. It couldnt be more true than with Tanglewoods pickleball courts. Tanglewood will be holding the South Central Florida Pickleball League shootout on Monday, March 4, at 10:30 a.m. The Heartland Games for Active Adults Pickleball Tournament will also be held at Tanglewood on Friday, March 15 an d Saturday, March 16. To register, contact Lauren Redick of the South Florida State College Community Education Department at 784-7388, or CommunityEducation@sou thflorida.edu The registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 22. Special to the News-Sun SEBRING Highlands County 60s league softballs Wednesday, Feb. 13, games had VFW4300 rally from a 91 deficit to overtake Alan-Jay RedSox 23-16. The comeback Cubs were lead by John Buja, Jesse Hathaway (triple Gary Tankersley and winning pitcher John Kloet, all with four hits. Adding three hits where Ron Hicks, Don Dobbert and Brian Balcombe. Todd Martin had the only home run of the game. The Red Sox stars were Frank Lantz and JR Reed (double), both with four-hit games. Jim Guild, Fred Richardson and Harry Bell each had three hits. On the other diamond, the Fairmount Services Angels upended the Independent White Sox 14-4. The Angels had everyone in the lineup getting at least one hit each. Top hitters where JC Brown with three hits, Don Cunningham, Curt Brown, Jim Morgan (double Radcliff (double Miller all with two hits apiece. White Sox stars were Bob Roth with four hits and George Lavoie (double Monday, Feb. 11, action had the league-leading VFW4300 Cubs over the Fairmount Services Angels 13-7. The score was a lot closer than it looked as the Angels defense allowed seven unearned runs. Hitting for the Cubs saw Don Dobbert with three hits, including a triple, while Boom-Boom Buja, Ray Trudell, Bill Scrase and John Kloet all added three hits. Gene Phillips belted a double and the winning pitcher was Dan Webb. Fairmounts Curt Brown, Jim Morgan, Jim Radcliff (double JC Brown added the only home run of the game. The other game had AlanJays Red Sox overwellming the Independent White Sox 26-16. The Red-Sox attack was lead by Dennis Mitcchell, Bob Richards and Dick Schultz, all with five hits. Jim Guild and Bill Kelsey had four-hit games and threehit games were had by Kyle Saunders, Barry Hurlbut, Harry Bell and Fred Richardson The White Sox were lead by Les Osbecks five hits.John Jefferies chipped in with four hits and Dick Ostrech had three. Page 4BNews-SunFriday, February 15, 2013w ww.newssun.com SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 00027217 HIGHLANDS SHEDS; 1.736"; 3"; Black; fri ads; 00027220 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 00027626 and smart, she said. They kept her in the game with three fouls in the first half and she played really smart to still be effective with three f ouls. And it looked like Betts might spark an opening run as she began the third by draining one from downtown. But it was the Dragons who continued their own trend with Gobourne scoring on a put-back and Wilson again getting inside for backto-back scores. Battle would go to the line twice, splitting a pair each time, but then Breauna Corley answered with a deuce down low. Back and forth it went as Betts and Battle helped actually cut into the lead a little bit. B ut while Betts had opened the third with a three, Coyne closed it with one of her own, just before the buzzer again, to send it to the fourth with a seeminglyi nsurmountable 45-26 lead. Again Betts got things started with one from beyond the arc, but after Gayle got o ut on a break, Coyne canned another trey and would at one more, to go with two free throws and a left-handed layin while driving in from the right, as part of her gamehigh 24-point total. The lead soon ballooned to almost 30, at 59-31, before some late Crusader scores provided for the final margin. A nd when the final buzzer sounded, the recently dedicated Malcom Bill Ross Memorial Gym was awash in a deafening roar of celebration as history was made. I cant say enough about o ur community and this crowd here tonight, head coach Jackie Coyne said. They really got the girls excited and as the game was going along, they helped create momentum for us as the girls were just feeding off the excitement. Defense was really the key for us tonight and helped get our offense going, she continued. And we had such big nights rebounding from Raveen, Quiahja and Bria, and everyone came up with key baskets. It was just a fantastic game. Agame that will be remembered in the annals of Lake Placid for years to c ome. But the Lady Dragons have little time to savor the win, as they have a quick turnaround and travel to Ft. Myers to face Dunbar Saturday night. The teams were facing are going to keep getting tougher, Alex Coyne said. But we keep getting better Continued from 1B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE As the final seconds tick off the clock, Alex Coyne lets the ball drop as the crowd begins to erupt in celebration of L ake Placids State Playoff win Tuesday night. LP stuns TC, Dunbar on tap Sam scoring a nice two pounder, followed by 2 1/2 and then a solid 3 pounder. The area John wanted to get into was occupied by another boat, so the choices were pretty limited since all the fishermen seemed to be clustered in one small area trying to get out of the wind. But there were obviously some bass in the area. An hour or so later, Sam hit a big fish and as John reached for the net, we all anticipated seeing a reall unker break water. I nstead, a rabid mudfish thrashed the water and reminded us that there were more than largemouth bass in these waters. I had told John when we planned this trip that Id pretty much be the camera m an and not do much fishing, but with the bite slower than we expected, I found myself baiting up and fighting the wind as I casted some mighty big shiners in the hope of catching a nice bass. For those of you who dont know John Wood, hes a great bass fishing guide. In addition to owning a nd running the Lorida General Bait and Tackle, John is busy throughout the year providing exciting and memorable bass fishing g uide trips as well as organizing and running some of the best tournam ents held in this area. Johns also a pretty r espectable tournament angler, winning many of the t ournaments he enters. As the day wore on, John moved us to a third and finally a fourth spot, hoping to find a good concentration of bass while staying somewhat protected from the wind and waves. We finally settled in on a nondescript area near the Istokpoga Canal. We saw some action right away with Sam putting a couple hefty 3 pounders int he boat followed by Bill a nd then me. P art of the reason for this trip was to find a trophy bass for my brother Bill. Hes been an avid bass fisherman for 40+ years and hasnt nailed a 10 pounder yet, so I was hoping John might be able to p ut him on one. Ive probably fished a good deal more than Bill and Ive been fortunate to catch more than my share of 10+ pound fish, so I wasnt really thinking about hooking into a big female w hen my float, just a few feet from Bills, disappeared from sight. Allowing the bass to run with the bait before you set t he hook is a key factor in getting a good hook set, so I waited, and as I did, I lowered my rod tip and r eeled in any slack line. R earing back, I set the hook and immediately felt the power of a big fish. She dug in, going sidew ays, then towards the boat and digging deep as I frantically reeled in line. She soon broke the surface and my line, providing only a glimpse of what might have been a trophy catch. We all just stared at the o pen water, not believing it all happened so fast. Sam said it was a 10 pounder. John thought it was a g ood fish, maybe 6-8 pounds. My brother Bill thought it might have been another big mudfish. And me I thought it was pretty damn exciting, adding another great memory to my bulging list of theo nes that got away. We ended the day around 3 p.m. with sunburns, some nice bass and sharing some great fish stories. As a bass fishing guide myself, I dont often get a chance to fish with other g uides but this was a first c lass trip. John knows Lake Istokpoga like the back of his hand and if anyone is g oing to put you on the fis h and give you your moneys worth for the trip, it would be John. His calendar is filling up but hes still got some dates open. You can reach him at the store, 863-655-5510, or his cell 863-412-9095 to book a trip. Believe me, youll have a good time and catch some fish. John shared a great story with us as we parted thatd ay. ears ago a fishing g uide booked an older gentleman for a Friday fishing trip and to the fishing guides surprise, he showed up on the Thursday prior tot he trip. The guide asked if hed made a mistake booking the trip for Friday and the old man replied, No, I booked the trip for Friday b ut I figured Id show up early because you always tell me I should have been here yesterday. Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He has also taughta few fishing classes at the South Florida Community College. He lives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie, mother-in-law Ruth Charvat, Ranger, a huge black lab and Riley, a large golden retriever and is theo wner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 216-3396571, 330-635-6682 or by email at donorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. Continued from 1B Bass caught, but big one got away Highlands 60s see big Cub comeback Continued from 1B Kuehn sees Pickleball project grow


C M Y K Outreach events plannedAce Homecare Community Outreach will host the following events this week: Monday 9 a.m., Coping with Transitions at Resthaven Assisted Living facility,off State Road 64, Resthaven Road,Zolfo Springs; 10 a.m.,Health Fair,Chatham Pointe, Stensom Road,Wauchula; 1 p.m.,Caregivers Support Group,Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community, Sun N Lake Blvd.,Sebring; and 2 p.m.,Caregivers Support Group,Castle Hill Community Room,Avon Park. Tuesday 8 a.m.,Health Fair,Sebring Bluffs,U.S. 27; 10 a.m.,Health Fair,Fair Havens Apartments,Spinks Road,Sebring; and 12:30 p.m.,Health Fair,the Groves,behind Sebring Diner,U.S. 27. Wednesday Health Fair,Avon Park Meal Site, Main Street; and 10:30 a.m., Coping with Transitions, Crown Pointe Assisted Living facility,Sun N Lake Blvd.,Sebring. Thursday 9 a.m., Health Fair,Maranatha Village,Arbuckle Creek Road,Sebring; and 10:30 a.m.,Caregivers Support Group,Balmoral Assisted Living facility,93 Balmoral Road,Rte. 621,Lake Placid.Free diabetes class offeredSEBRING The Highlands County Health Department is offering Diabetes Self-Management Education classes as part of its Wellness and Diabetes Education Program. This program serves Highlands County residents of all ages, especially those with diabetes or at risk for developing diabetes. Education is the key to success for diabetes control and for the prevention of complications. These classes are free of charge and provided by Margaret Pierce,RN and Aleyda Oliveros,nutritionist. Classes in English are scheduled in Sebring from 8:30-11:30 a.m. March 11, 12,and 13 and from 5:308:30 p.m. March 18,19,and 20 at the Highlands County Health Department,7205 S. George Blvd. Conference Room A. Enrollment is limited and registration is required. To register and for more information,contact the Highlands County Health Department Wellness and Diabetes Education Program at 382-7294. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 15, 2013Page 5B DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00027211 ,POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00027213 MOBILITY EXPRESS; 3.639"; 6"; Black; healthy living; 00027215 HEALTHYLIVING D ear Pharmacist: My hero is Ray Lewis of the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens,and I heard he took Deer AntlerV elvet to recover from his muscle injuries faster. Do you recommend this? D.D.,Baltimore,Md. Answer: As a Broncos f an,ll answer your question,albeit reluctantly. Ive never recommended deer antler velvet extract,but its sold at health food stores and online. Deer antler sprayw as thrust into the Super Bowl spotlight with reports a lleging Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis ordered the supplement as as ublingual spray and a pill to help him recover from a torn t ricep injury,but interestingly this supplement is also touted as a male sexual per-f ormance aid. Hang on for more on that. Deer antlers grow incredib ly fast. The dietary supplements (when authentic v est antler velvet from growing deer,moose,elk and c aribou. The antlers are removed from the animal before they form solid bone, and the velvet is removed. It can be painful,and Im wor-r ied that new demand will shortcut proper harvesting techniques. Anyway,after processing,the extract contains calcium,magnesiuma nd zinc as well as glucosamine,chondroitin and collagen,all of which support bone health. This crazy stuff is banned by the NCAA and the NFL (NationalC ollegiate Athletic Association and National F ootball League respectively). Why? Because it contains IGF-1 (insulin-likeg rowth factor 1),a hormone that boosts testosterone. Its t he IGF-1 that is banned,not deer antler. This is a good time to tell you that IGF-1 is a totally natural growth hormone. Itsw hat makes children grow into adults. Its circulating in your blood as we speak,so IGF-1 is not bad,it happens to increase muscle strengtha nd improve muscle recovery while breaking down carbs faster. You can measure IGF-1 with a blood test. As I said,antler velvet tends to mildly increase lev-e ls of your sex hormone testosterone. Is it a substitute f or Viagra? While a little extra Tdoes improve desire and sexual function,Id oubt it will put enough lead in your pencil if your arteri es are truly clogged. You see,erectile dysfunction is often a sign of coronary artery disease,so to mask it with a supplement ord rug that gets your motor started doesnt make sense to me. Id rather you unclog the pipelines to get your blood flowing down south (and toy our heart) but thats a different column altogether. As for women,deer antler velvet supplements may increase estrogen levels. If youre low in estrogen andn eed it for menopausal concerns,I guess you could ask y our doctor about this supplement,but what if you are normal or high? Thats am ajor problem. These supplements contain estrogen c ompounds so it could worsen any kind of hormone-sensitive condition such as uterine fibroids or cancer,ovarian cancer,cervical problems,e ndometriosis,fibrocystic breast disease or breast cancer. While it all sounds impressive,I simply cantf ind solid studies to recommend it. Does deer antler velvet work? Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen S uzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Pregnancy and your feetO ut of sight is not out of mind for a mom-to-be and h er feet. Even though you may not be able to see your feet anymore,you canti gnore them. Pregnancy triggers many different changes and complaints in a womans b ody. Two of the most common foot problems are e dema (swelling in the feet and over-pronation. These problems can lead to pain at the heel,arch,or the ball-offoot. Many women may alsoe xperience leg cramping and varicose veins due to weight gain. Factors that cause foot pain and edema include changes in your center of gravity,weight gain and hor-m ones. The pregnancy hormones relaxin and progest erone,relax ligaments for childbirth,and also loosen foot and hip ligaments. Edema normally occurs in the latter part of pregnancy.T he enlarging uterus puts pressure on the blood vessels in the pelvis and legs causing circulation to slow down and blood to pool in the legs. O ver-pronation,which is caused when a persons arch flattens out upon weight bearing,can cause the feet to turn in abnormally.The dense band of tissue in the arch of the foot called the plantar fascia becomes strained and inflamed due to increased flattening of the f eet. Orthotics/shoe inserts, s upport stockings and massage can help mild swelling in the feet,but heavy swelling can be a serious matter. In some cases,s wollen feet can signal preeclampsia,pregnancyinduced high blood pressure. Call your OBGYN if you have severe swelling in your feet,face or hands,sudden weight gain,vision changeso r headaches. Follow these remedies to e ase foot pain during pregnancy: Take short breaks during the day and elevate your feet to heart level to relieve pres-s ure and swelling. If you have to sit for long periods of time,place a small stool by your feet to elevate them. Wiggle your ankles and feeta s much as you can. Drink plenty of water. Cutting back won't diminish swelling. Your body and your baby needs at least eight 8-ounce glasses a day, as this helps rid your body of toxins. Avoid foods high in salt that can cause water retention. Have your feet measured s everal times throughout your pregnancy.They will probably change sizes. Wear shoes that are soft, comfortable and give your f eet room to move. Pack away the stiletto pumps and platform heels until aftery our baby comes. Get a nice pair of tie-on walking or cross-training shoes that p rovide extra support and shock absorption. Avoid thin f lip-flop or slip-on shoes because they dont give enough support. Wear seamless socks that do not constrict circulation. Exercise or walk regularly to promote overall health. Stretch legs frequently and avoid crossing your legs when sitting. Ask your loved one to rub your feet itsh is baby,too. Try rolling your arches on a rolling pin, i f nobody is around and you cant reach your feet. Pregnancy and pending motherhood should be a joyful experience. If foot painc ontinues,your podiatrist will find the best treatments for you. Remember that babying your tootsiesnow will benefit your legs,backa nd whole body. Congratulations on your little bundle of joy. Dr. Olga Garcia Luepschen and the Gentle Foot Care Center areo n U.S. 27. For further information call 314-9255 and visit www.Gentlefootcarecenter.com. Out of sight, but not out of mind Footprints Olga Luepschen HEALTHSNAPSHOTS By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical WriterC HICAGO The most comprehensive study of potential World Trade Center-related cancers raises more questions than ita nswers and wont end a debate over whether the attacks were really a cause. T he study suggests possible links with prostate,thyroid and a type of blood cancer among rescue and recovery workers e xposed to toxic debris from the terrorist attacks. But there were few total cancers and even the study leaders say the results should be interpreted with caution. The study involved nearly 56,000 people e nrolled in a registry set up to monitor health effects from those exposed to the aftermath of the trade center attacks. Most participants volunteered for enrollment, which could skew the results if people whoa lready had symptoms were more likely to enroll than healthier people. C ancers diagnosed through 2008 were included in the study,but thats just seveny ears after the 2001 attacks,and cancer often takes longer to develop. People diagnosed with cancer before the attacks were excluded from the study. Cancer rates were compared with those in t he general New York state population. But the researchers had no data on whether people in the study had risk factors for getting cancer,including a strong family history,or if they had existing cancer that wasntd etected until after the disaster. Participants are being monitored for health issues and may have gotten more cancer screening than other people,which also could skew the results. The increased risks were seen only in rescue and recovery workers,who likely had more direct,sustained contact with potential cancer-causing substances in the dust, smoke and debris from the attacks. But cancers werent more common in workers who had the most exposure a finding that would seem to contradict the theory that contact was the cause. The study comes just a few months after the federal government added dozens of t ypes of cancer to a list of illnesses related to the trade center attacks that will be cove red by a program to pay for health coverage. The study results wont settle the quest ion because its still too early,said Dr. Thomas Farley,NewYork Citys health c ommissioner. People are very,very interested in this topic and we thought it was important to get the data out that we have e ven though it is early. Marijo Russell OGrady,dean of students at Pace Universitys New York City campus, was at her office near the trade center during the attacks. She also lives nearby,ands aid she worries about how exposure to choking dust,ash and an overwhelming burnt plastic smellmight affect her family, including her then 1 1/2 year-old son. They are all enrolled in the health registry. C ancer is her greatest concern and its always present in the back of my mind, s he said. Researchers from the citys health departm ent led the study,which was partly paid for by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. NIOSH spokesman Fred Blosser said the agency welcomes the results and that longer follow-u p is needed to examine risks for cancers with that take a long time to develop. The study appears in Wednesdays Journal of the American Medical Association. E arlier research from the same registry linked the attacks with respiratory problems including asthma and symptoms of posttraumatic stress. The new study involved a broader array of people,including firefighters and other emergency workers,along with residents and employees of workplaces near ground zero,Farley said. In the new study,possible links were mainly seen with cancers diagnosed in 2007 and 2008 in rescue and recovery workers. These included 67 cases of prostate cancer, 13 thyroid cancer cases,and seven cases of multiple myeloma all at rates higher than in the New York state population. 9/11 cancer study wont settle debate over risks


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C M Y K The true story is told of a n airline passenger flying from San Francisco to Los A ngeles. By the time the airplane finally took off, there had already been a 45-m inute delay,and most everybody on board was a b it upset. Unexpectedly, the plane stopped in Sacramento on the way toi ts final destination. The flight attendant explained that there would be another 4 5-minute delay,and if anyone wanted to get off the a ircraft,they would all reboard in 30 minutes. Everyone got off the plane ... everyone,that is,except one gentleman who wasb lind. The passenger had noticed the blind man earlier and could tell he had flown before,because his seeing-eye dog sat quietly underneath the seats in fronto f him throughout the entire flight. The passenger could a lso tell the blind man had flown on that very flight before,because the pilot approached him and,calling him by name,said,ayne,w re in Sacramento for almost an hour. Would you like to get off and stretch your legs?Wayne replied, No,thanks,but maybe myd og would like to stretch his legs. Now I want you to picture the following:All the people in the gate area came to an absolute standstill when they looked up and saw the pilot walk off the plane with a seeing-eye dog. Adding to the problem, the pilot happened to be wearing dark sunglasses at the time. Passengers scattered. They not only tried to change planes,they also tried to change airlines. That story reminds me of a basic,biblical teaching. When a person boards an airplane,he relies on the pilot to get him where he is going. When a blind person uses a seeing-eye dog,he r elies on the animal to get him where he is going. The s ame is true of our spiritual journey. If a person wants to go to Heaven,on whom must he rely to get him there? J eremiah 10:23 reads, know,O LORD,that a mans way is not in himself, nor is it in a man who w alks to direct his steps. The Old Testament prophet, J eremiah,was stating a simple truth that is true for all people everywhere. Anyones eeking eternal life must allow the Lord to show Him t he way,because no one will ever get to Heaven on his or her own. O ver the years I have noticed the following bumper sticker:God is my c o-pilot. I have the feeling that many people want God t o their co-pilot. There is only one problem with this plan. God cannot and must not be anyones co-pilot. Rather,God must be thep ilot! In other words,do not tell God where you want to go. Instead,let God tell you where He wants y ou to go. The destination will always be better if you d o. So,spiritually speaking, who is your pilot? Whol eads your way? Who directs your steps? It is my p rayer that each one of you come to rely on the Lord to guide you through the trou-b les of this life. In so doing, you will ultimately arrive at your final destination of e ternal life with Him one fine day. Kevins Komments is presented by the Sebring Parkway churcho f Christ assembling at 3800 S ebring Parkway. On the Internet visit at www.sebringcoc.com, or e-mail sebringparkway@sebringcoc.com. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 15, 2013Page 7B STATLER FINANCIAL; 9.347"; 11"; Black plus three; process, taxes, tv p/u; 00027045 RELIGION S pecial to the News-SunLAKE PLACID First Assembly of God of LakeP lacid will host a 20th Year Ministry Celebration for Rev. J ohnny Bryant,his wife Sandy and family. Pastor Bryant and Sandy, a long with their three children Mitch,Heather and Kevin,came to Lake Placid to serve the congregation of First Assembly in August1 992. Through their leadership,First Assembly has seen growth numerically and spiritually. Bryant has overseen several addition projects, a long with construction of the Family Life Center. Bryant and his family have a strong emphasis for Missions and sharing Christ w ith others. He sits on the state board of the Pen Florida District of the Assemblies of G od. Congratulate Bryant and his family at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with a wide variety of special music and a time ofc elebration. There will be a covered dish lunch following the morning service. First Assembly is at 327 Plumosa St. Bryants celebrate 20 years at First Assembly of God Courtesy photo The Rev. Johnny Bryant, pictured here with his wife Sandy, began their work at First Assembly of God of Lake Placid in August 1992. Their work will be recognized with a special celebration on Sunday. S pecial to the News-SunLAKE PLACID C rossOver Quartet from Mahaffey,Pa.,will return to Lake Placid at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 at Memorial United Methodist Church. Theyb egan their music ministry in August 2004 at the Pennsylvania State Singing Convention. From that point on they h ave sung up and down the east coast. The group is made up of Beau (dadsingingb aritone,Jeanne (mom singing alto,Shane (son singing lead and Cortney (Shanes wife) singing soprano. They are also known att he Beau Litz family. CrossOver sings southern gospel music family style and have a broad appeal in relation to the entire family.P astor Jerry McCauley says this will be a wonderful, inspirational,blessed event. The public is cordially invited. There is no admis-s ion charge. A free-will offering will be received for the quartet. For information,c all 465-2422. The church is at 500 Kent Ave. (behind the Tower). CrossOver Quartet to return to Lake Placid Courtesy photo CrossOver Quartet will return to Lake Placid on Feb. 24 and perform at Memorial United Methodist Church. Who is your pilot? Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson Associated PressJACKSON,Ohio A small southern Ohio city in the mostly rural Appalachia region has suddenly found itself as the latest battleground in a national legal debate over what displays of religion are constitutional. Since just after World War II,a Jesus portrait has hung in a Jackson City Schools building. A Wisconsin-based group actively opposed to religious displays in schools stirred things up last month by writing to the school board,saying it received a complaint.. A federal lawsuit followed. Ohio town latest focus of religion legal debate


C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, February 15, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 11.25"; 14.72"; Black; church directory #1 dummy; 00026401 RELIGION Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday.To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory,call the News-Sun at 3856155,ext.502. ANGLICAN New Life Anglican Fellowship, 10 N. Main Ave.(Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852.Rev.Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863strhodes1020@ yahoo.com.Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer.astoral and Spiritual. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way.Bearing His Name;Preaching His Doctrine;and Awaiting His Coming.orshiping God in Spirit and in Truth.Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Worship, 7 p.m.Pastor Eugene Haas.Phone 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring.The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor.Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m.Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N.Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor.Christ centered and biblically based.Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available.Bible studies at 9:45 a.m.Sunday and 7 p.m.Wednesday.Prayer Time 6:30 p.m.on Wednesday.Bible classes at 9:45 a.m.are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m.Sunday.Church phone:452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park.Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30.Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., and evening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+ PM.The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m.For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.Deaf interpretation available.Ken Lambert, Pastor.Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825.Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Wednesday:Evening Service, 7 p.m.;Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone:453-4256.Fax:453-6986.Email: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvonPark 100 N.Lake Ave., Avon Park.Rev.Jon Beck, pastor;Charlie Parish, associate pastor/youth and families;Joy Loomis, music director;Rev.Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor.Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.;Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.;Youth 445, 4:45 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 6 p.m.;Youth Activities, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.;Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services:Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.Sunday broadcast on Cable TV Channel 6.Call 453-6681 for details.In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S.27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid).Your place for family, friends and faith.Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m.Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m.Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ.Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m.along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children.Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863Website: www.fbclp.com.Email:information@ fbclp.com.Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m.Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities:Family dinner at 5 p.m.($4 per person, reservations required).Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m.The church is at 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid.For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S.98 in Lorida.Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages.Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m.and 6:30 p.m.Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m.worship service.Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love.For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church,Sebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone:385-5154.Dr.Allen Higginbotham, Interim Pastor;Rev.Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults;and Dixie Kreulen, preschool director.Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.;Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m.Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old.Call 385-4704.Website www.fbsebring.com Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park.Mailing address is 710 W.Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339.Rev.John D.Girdley, pastor.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.;11 a.m.Childrens Church;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m.Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church.Larry Ruse, pastor.Phone 655-1899.Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached.Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m.Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.;E vening Service, 6 p.m.Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m.Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall.Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle.Phone 3824301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the always shines.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.;and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m.End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m.on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev.J.S.Scaggs, pastor.Church phone:382-3552.Home phone:214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church,(SBC 4400 Sparta Road.Rev.Mark McDowell, Pastor.Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-0869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC 379 S.Commerce Ave., Sebring.David C. Altman, Pastor.Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.;Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.;Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m.A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services.Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing.Office phone, 385-0752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open.Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road;6552610.Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 3861610.On U.S.98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.for all ages;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m.Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church,(SBC 3704 Valerie Blvd.(U.S.27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring.Tim Finch, pastor.Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-3695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., AvonPark, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m.in English and 7 p.m.in Spanish;Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m.in English.Weekday mass at 8 a.m.Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m.Sunday for grades K through 8th.Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m.Wednesday. St.Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring.Parrish office/mailing address:882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanishfax, 3855169;email, office@stcathe.com ;website, www.stcathe.com .School Office/Mailing, Principal Dr.Anna V.Adam, 747 S.Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870;385-7300;fax, 3857310;email school@stcathe.com .School office hours 7:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m.MondayFriday.Clergy:Very Rev.Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retiredv.J. Peter Sheehan;Decons, Rev.Mr.James R. McGarry and Rev.Mr.Max M.Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE:Saturday:3:30 and 5 p.m.(vigilSunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m.(Spanish.m.(Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m.(French Mass).Daily Mass:Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m.Sacrament of Reconcilliation:7:15-7:45 a.m.first Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m.Saturday and 9-9:45 a.m. Sunday.Office Hours:8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m.Monday-Friday. St.James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J.Cannon.Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct.31) Saturday Vigil,4 p.m.;Sunday 8 a.m.and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m.December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.;Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.;Weekdays 9 a.m.;and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Cornerstone Christian Church (Saxon Hall)1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825.Love Christ Love People.Bill Raymond, Preaching Minister.Jon Carter, Music Minister.Sunday, 9 a.m.Bible Study; 10 a.m.Worship;Communion available each week.Wednesday, 7 p.m.Home Fellowship Group.For more information call 453-8929 or 449-0203. Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace A ve., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S.27 on County Road 621), 4657065.Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday:Bible classes, 9 a.m.;Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m.Thelma Hall, organist;and Pat Hjort, pianist.Wednesday:Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.;Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone.Jesus Christ, the Way,Truth and Life!Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Tod Schwingel, Preacher;David Etherton, Youth Pastor.Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m;Evening service at 6:30 p.m.Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m.followed by classes at 6:30 p.m.Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m.Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m.Thursdays.Office hours, 9 a.m.to 1 p.m.Monday-Friday.Phone 3826676. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870.Phone:385-0358 or 385-3435.The Rev.Ronald Norton, Pastor;Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.;Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m.Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m.Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.;Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875.Call 3821343.Rev.Steve Hagen, pastor.Sunday services:Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.;Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m.(off siteWednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 154 N. Franklin St.Sunday:10:30 a.m.morning worship and Sunday school.Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m.each second and fourth Wednesday.A free public readingr oom/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services.The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers.All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S.Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. C HURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister:Don Smith.Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone:453-4692. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m.Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m.Bible class 9 a.m.Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m.All are invited to join us.For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website http://www.thelordsway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443.Minister:Kevin Patterson.Times of service are:Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of Avon Park, P.O.Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118.707 W.Main St.Randall Rupert, Pastor.Sunday:Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages;morning worship at 10:45 a.m.;and evening service at 6 p.m.Wednesday evening service is at7 p.m.with special services for children and adults.Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries.If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lake Placid, 512 W.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852.Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.;Evening service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth.Call 465-6916.Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orang e Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark.Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity.Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m.Nursery provided.Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade.Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m.(Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m.Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor.Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP Atonement Lutheran Church ELCAS EBRING This will be the first Sunday in Lent. Rev. Jefferson Coxs sermon will be based on the gospel reading of Luke 4:1-13. T here will be no Bible study next week. Every Saturday,from 9 a.m. to 12 noon,continue working on quilting babyb lankets for World Mission. All are welcome to come and help on the project. Every Wednesday at 5 p.m.,Lenten soup,sandwicha nd pie suppers through March 20; followed by informal worship service and pro-g ram. Members and visitors welcome.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK Sunday morning (first Sunday inL ent),Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled In the Wilderness.The church is at 1320 County Road 64,east of the Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. For morei nformation,call 471-2663 or search online at christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon on Sunday morning is titled Soul.The keynotei s from Psalms 70:4 Let God,... Let God be magnified. The church is at 154 N. Franklin St.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M Downing will bring the message titled Conflict of the Agesat the Sundaym orning service. The Wednesday night Bible study is the Gospel of John. Eastside Christian ChurchLAKE PLACID S unday will be the monthly potluck following service a nd at 1:45 p.m. there will be a brief worship service for some of the residents of Lake Placid Care Center. The EPIC Youth Groups W ednesday meetings are on new interactive study journey based on The Story of Your Lifeby Matthew West. S aturday continues with week two of the six-week study series based on the book Not a Fanby Kyle Idleman. This study chal-l enges participants to become sincere followers of Jesus Christ,rather than simply enthusiastic fans. Eastside Christian Church i s at 101 Peace Ave.,two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621. The phone number is 465-7065.E mmanuel United Church of ChristS EBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon, Given Enough,taken from the Scripture Luke 4:1-13. T he church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock RoadC all 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Baptist Church of Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID Pastor B ill Cole will preach The Power for the Missionfrom Ephesians 3:14-20 on Sunday,continuing in his series The BelieversU nlimited Bank Account. He will preach SNAFU at AIfrom Joshua 7:1-15, which continues in his evening series The Keys toT riumphant Living,on Sunday evening. The monthly Red,White and Bluegrass Jamboree will be held on Friday,Feb. 22i nstead of the usual third Friday of the month. The time is still 6 p.m. and it is still a free event for everyone in the community. Thisi s a mix of classic country, gospel and bluegrass. Refreshments are provideda nd a love offering is received to help with missions. F or further information about activities of Faith B aptist,call the church office at 465-0060 or check out the website atw ww.faithbaptistchurchlp.co m. The church is at 660 H olmes Ave.Faith Lutheran ChurchS EBRING This Sunday morning,the church celebrates First Sunday in Lent. The sermon theme for this Sunday is Lead Not IntoT emptation. Adult Sunday school class is studying Blessed Are the Peacemakers... Practicing Ministry of Reconciliation. L enten Series will be Conversations at the Foot of the Crosswith Barabbas and Caiaphas on Wednesday.First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING The newly f ormed Bible study on the book of Romans will meet Sunday morning in the boardr oom. Ladies Day will be celebrated Sunday with guests peaker Barbara Walker, whose sermon title will be Persistence in Women Through the Ageswith Scripture from Luke 18:1-8.A fter the service,there will be a memorial service for A nna Ruth Coley,president of our board,who died in December 2012. At the Lords Table on Sunday morning will beL inda Ellis and Sharron Campbell. Assisting them with Communion will be Diane Biedler,Catherine Baker,Franny Goff and EffieS immonds. The greeters for the day are Mary Ann and Charles Henry Thomas; the acolyte is David Thibodeau. For more information,call t he church office at 3850352. The church is at 510 Poinsettia Ave.First Presbyterian Church A. R. P.AVON PARK On Sunday morning,the pastors sermon is titled LiveH umblybased on Matthew 18:1-5. In the adult Sunday school c lass,the pastor leads the class in a video series titled The Life and Ministry oft he Messiahsponsored by Focus on the Family.The l essons are filmed on location in Israel and narrated by Ray Vander Lann. Sundaysf ilm is titled Antioch Pisidia Learning to Walk L ike Jesus:Pauls Journey to Rome.Matt Sboto teaches the youth class and they are studying the book of Ephesians. C ontinued on page 10B


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 15, 2013Page 9B EPISCOPAL St.Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday Services:Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m.Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m.The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends.Wednesday:Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m.Visitors are always welcome.Church office 385-7649, for more information. St.Francis of Assisi Anglican Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone:465-0051.Rev.Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector.Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening:Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m.Thursday:Holy Communion with healing service, 9 a.m.Child care available at the 8 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Sunday service. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICA The Church of the Way EFCA, 1005 N.Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Youth activities, 6:30 p.m.Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship.Come early and stay after for fellowship time.Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor.The Way A place for you.Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:273-3674.Email: theway church@hotmail.com .Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869.Dr.Randall Smith, senior pastor.Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.and 6 p.m.;Wednesday services at 7 p.m.We offer Kid CityChildrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers,and Bible studies in Spanish.Kid CityDay Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday:7 a.m.-6 p.m.(For registration call:385-3111).Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org INDEPENDENT First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com.Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister;Bible School 9 a.m.;Worship 10 a.m.;Wednesday studies for all ages, 6 p.m.Nursery provided for all events. INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational 2200 N.Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825.Phone:452-9777 or 4533771.Sunday service:Sunday School, 10 a.m.and worship, 11 a.m.Wednesday services:7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study.Pastor: W.H.Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA 1178 S.E.Lakeview Drive., Sebring.David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev.Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month.Jim Helwig, organist/choir director.Worship service at 9:30 a.m.;Holy Eucharist is every Sunday.Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Tuesday of month;Ladies Group WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of month with lunch.Bring a dish to pass.Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community.Come grow with us.Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m.Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise.Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship.Come worship and fellowship with us.For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863 see christlutheranavonpark.org Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring.Reverend Robert Reinhardt, Pastor.Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232.Sunday Traditional Worship Service, 8 a.m. ;Sunday Praise Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month.Sunday school and Bible classes, 9:15 a.m.Worship service is broadcast at 8 a.m.on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies.Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782 open from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC Association of Lutheran Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.James Weed, pastor.Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday.Bible Study, 9 a.m.Nursery provided.Social activities:Choir, Missions, Evangelism.Phone 3852346. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELSellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSSunday Worship at 10 a.m.;Bible Study, 9 a.m.For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA 324 E.Main St., at Memorial Drive, AvonPark.Pastor Rev.John C.Grodzinski.Sunday worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Fragrance Free Service Wednesdays at 7 p.m.Open Communion celebrated at all services.ods Work, Our Hands. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852;465-5253.The Rev.Richard A.Norris, pastor; Susan C.Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director;and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December:Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m.Worship schedule for January through Easter:Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday.Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday.Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent.Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services.Other activities and groups include: Choirs;Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates).Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL3 3872.Sunday:American Sign Language:First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services.First Worship service, 9 a.m.;Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m.Nursery (up to2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours.BFC Youth, 6 p.m.;Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday:Children, ages 4 yrs through 5th grade, 6 p.m.;Youth, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor;Andy McQuaid, associate pastor.Web site www.bfcsebring.com.Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872;386-4900.An independent community church.Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.;Bible study, 11:15 a.m.;Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.Pastor Lester Osbeck.A small friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway.Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue.Sunday service is at 10 a.m.;Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.A nursery and childrens church are provided.The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry.Linda M.Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L.Downing, associate minister, caseydown ing@hotmail.com.Church phone: 314-0482. Web site:www. ctm forme.com Crossroads of Life, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852;Tel.863-655-9163.The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace.Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you.With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity.What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received.The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul.Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life.We teach, train and send forth to win souls.You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter.We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m.every Wednesday.Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872.Phone, 382-1085.Dustin Woods, interim lead pastor.Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m.Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m.Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.;Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.;Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.;Worship at 10 a.m.Nursery and Kids World classes.Small groups meet throughout the week.Church phone is 4021684;Pastor Bruce A.Linhart. The Lors Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom.Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.;Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.;Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m.More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Church 106 N.Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m.Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett.Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m.and 9 a.m.Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m.Sundays.Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds.Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger.Office:4533345.Web page at www.weareunion.org Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd.S., Sebring, FL 33875;471-1122;e-mail unity@vistanet.net.Web site, www.unityofsebring.org.10:30 a.m.Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church.Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev.Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113.A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.Sunday morning worship:Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.;Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.;choir practice, 7:15 p.m.Phone:385-3234;Fax: 385-2759;e-mail: covpres@strato.net;Web site: www.cpcsebring.org .Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Email: faith@htn.net, Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Worship Service, 11 a.m. Youth Group (middle school and high school age), 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.Wednesday:Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.Nursery available during worship.Call the church office for more information and other classes. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 117 N.Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742.The Rev.Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev.Drew Severance, associate pastor.Sunday Traditional Worship, 8 and 9:30 a.m.; ContemporaryWorship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Wednesday evenings:Adult Bible Study 7 p.m.(Nursery available), Youth Group (middle and high school) 7 p.m., RockSolid (kindergarten through fifth grade) 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA 5887 U.S.98, Sebring, FL 33876.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@ embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Paul Boling.Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME.Senior Pastor is Frank Gonzalez.Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N.State Road 17, Sebring;385-2438. Worship Services:9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m.Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.Community service:every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr.Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m.Pastor Nathan Madrid. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872;(863 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor;Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor.Family History Center (863 Sunday Services:Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.;Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.;Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship .Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday:Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All meetings are at 120 N.Ridgewood Ave., Sebring.For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext.110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S.Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev.A.C.Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m.in the sanctuary, ContemporaryWorship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m.Sunday School at 9:30 a nd 10:30 a.m.Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m.Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director.The 10:55 a.m.Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial.There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 S.Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825.(863von Jarrett, Pastor.Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m.Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852.Rev.John A.Bryant, pastor. Rev.Claude H.L.Burnett, pastoral assistant.Rev.Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor.Sunday worship services:Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.and 10:45 a.m.Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning.Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m.; Prayer Group, 6 p.m.We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship.We are a congregation that wants to know Christ and make Him known.Check out our church website at www.memorialumc.com or call the church office at 4652422. St.John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.Nursery provided for all services.Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98ing.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we.Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive.Wre at the corner of Hammock and Hope.Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999;sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP RELIGION Spirit of Life shows MegiddoSEBRING Spirit of Life Ministries International,1 548 Lakeview Drive (Town Square Shopping Center) will host the following events: Tonight is the once-am onth church movie night. Megiddo Omega Code II will be showing. Doors open at the church at 6 p.m.; movie starts at 6:30 p.m. Noc harge; open to the public. Saturday is an open air concert featuring the worship team Gratitudeat 1 p.m. in the Town Square Shopping Center parking lot.St. Agnes hosts concertSEBRING St. Agnes E piscopal Church,3840 Lakeview Drive on beautiful L ake Jackson,will have a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday by Dale Brockway,choir director and organist. The prog ram will consist of sacred and secular music. The St. Agnes choir will sing as well. A freewill offering will b enefit the music fund at St. Agnes. For further information,call the church at 3857649. Special youth/dinner night at SunridgeSEBRING The youth of Sunridge Baptist Churchw ill host a youth dinner at 5 p.m. Sunday and a familyoriented movie at 7 p.m. int he sanctuary,3704 Valerie Blvd. Donations to fund upcoming youth activitiesw ill be collected. Call the church office for m ore details at 382-3695. The church is at U.S. 27 and Valerie Boulevard,directlya cross the street from Florida Hospital Heartland M edical Center. It is open to the public. Tom Smith singing at Leisure LakesLAKE PLACID The W inter Concert Series continues Sunday at Leisure Lakes Baptist Church in Lake Placid with the music ministry of Tom Smith fromS proul,Pa. Smith will be singing and sharing during the service. All are welcome. The church is at the western end of Lake June. FromU .S. 27,take Lake June Road to Miller,turning north on Wildflower.For furtheri nformation,contact the church office at 699-0671.Emmanuel United Church of Christ plans saleSEBRING A parking l ot sale is being held from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, F eb. 23 at Emmanuel United Church of Christ,3115 Hope St.,1.8 miles west of U.S. 27 on Hammock Road.C offee and doughnuts are available for early arrivals; hotdogs and sodas will bes erved later. For further information,call 471-1999.Gods Bible School Choir returnsAVON PARK God's Bible School Choir returnst o Avon Park Camp in concert at 7 p.m. Monday,Feb. 2 5 in the Tabernacle (across from Walmart). The concert is open to the public and there is no cost to attend,buta free-will offering will be taken to offset expenses. GBS Choir presents an u plifting spiritual performance that will bless the audience immensely. F or more information,call the office at 453-6831.Volunteer Choir to present musicalAVON PARK Avon P ark Camp Volunteer Choir presents its third annual musical,"I Believe In America," at 7 p.m.,Friday,M arch 1,in the Tabernacle (across from Walmart). The presentation is open to thep ublic and there is no cost to attend,but a free-will offering will be taken to offsete xpenses. This patriotic musical, a ppropriate and timely,will inspire the crowd. For more information,call t he office at 453-6831. RELIGION NEWS GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridas paper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail to e ditor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155, ext. 516. Snapshots


C M Y K The choirs introit will be I Come to the Crossandt he anthem will be The Gift of Lovwith flute solo by Kathleen Richards. The Family Gathering will be at 6 p.m. O n Monday the church office will be closed. On Wednesday,the pastor will lead Bible study on the topic How Do We GlorifyG od?Family Jubilee Potluck will be held at 6 p.m. Womens Ministries are hosts. A video on missionaries Judy Buis and NanneteH oward will be shown as well as a love offering being taken. O n Saturday,Feb. 23 the Kingdom Heirs will give a concert at 7 p.m. Admissioni s $15. There will be no reserved seats and no love o ffering. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. For questions,call4 53-3242.First Presbyterian Church A. R. P.SEBRING Sharing With God IIis the title ofS unday mornings sermon given by the Rev. Darrell A. P eer.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING Rev.A.C. Bryants sermon will be The Temptations of Jesus with Scripture taken from Luke 4:1-13. New Lenten study on When God's Spirit Movesb egins Wednesday in the sanctuary. United Methodist Women will host a mission study on Immigration and the Bible starting Thursday. The church is downtown at 126 S. Pine St. Visit the website at www.sebringfirs-t umc.com. Call the church office for information at 385-5184.Grace Pointe MinistriesSEBRING Grace Pointe Ministries is at 200 Lark Ave.,Sebring HillsA ssociation Clubhouse. Tuesday home Bible study series continues with Messiah:Shadow To Image.Call 658-2534 for more information and direc-t ions. At the Sunday morning w orship service will be the series Four Vital Actions. Last week,members andg uests looked at power and authority. Sunday they will f ocus on healing and deliverance. As a disciple,one should live out these actions all the time in the world around us.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted M oores sermon Sunday will be Seize the Momentwith S cripture from Philippians 3:7-16. Heartland Singers practice a t 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South (behind Publix ber is 314-9693.P arkway Free Will Baptist ChurchS EBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, Clothed in Christ,is taken from Colossians 3. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring them essage. Revival worship and praise services continue nightly through Sunday. Next Sunday evenings service (Feb. 24) will be thee nd-of-the-month-sing and fellowship.S t. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Sunday,the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr.sm essage from the Lenten Series will be God Wants Us to Share Faith.Biblicalr eference is from Romans 10:8-13.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday m orning,the pastor will preach on Major Adjustments. For more information,call 385-1597.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake U nited Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. This S unday is United Methodist Womens Sunday. Jean Luker,president of the S outhwest District of the United Methodist Women, will be the guest speaker. Potluck will follow the service. Page 10BNews-SunFriday, February 15, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; sweet adelines; 00026991 64 WEST COLLISION; 1.736"; 2"; Black; tv p/u; 00027043 C ontinued from page 8B RELIGION Things have not really changed. Woe to those who call evil good,and good evil;w ho put darkness for light, and light for darkness,who p ut bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.(Isaiah 5:20) Sexual perversion in any form has always been con-t rary to the plan of our Creator. Almighty God condemned such acts as in Sodom and Gomorrah (Genesis 19L aw of Moses. Included in His laws given through Moses (Leviticus 18:20-29) such acts were an abomination. Sexual perversion was also condemned under the law of Christ,the gospel,as works of the flesh clearly outlined in Galatians 5:1921. Why? Gods plan for sexual relations from the beginning was between a man and a woman (male and female) within the bonds of marriage,a holy institution. (Genesis 2:23-25 Homosexual/lesbian conduct is still an act against nature,a sin and a choice. So,as in the days of Isaiah,so it is today. Hollywood,liberal media, courts and government are pushing relentlessly this evil as good,light,sweet and our anti-god society is accepting this sales pitch hook,line and sinker. According to various sources,50 percent of Americans now accept homosexuality as a normal l ifestyle. Woe to those who call evil good Gay rights activists will use any means to support their agenda. It appears that our society a nd nation are oblivious to the following unchangeable law:Do not be deceived. God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows,thath e will also reap. For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption,but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life(Galatians 6:7,8We respect this law when planting crops/gardens but we want a crop failurewhen planting the seed of immorality. Sorry,this law does not have an of switch. What can we do who respect the sanctity of marriage as ordained by the great I am? First,of course, is to make sure our marriages are guided by the Divine marriage manual,the eternal Word Bible. We must teach our children/grandchildren those Divine values of marriage and help them realize that not everyone will honor those values,i.e. gays/homosexuals and those who live in fornication or an adulterous relationship. Jesus loves these precious souls (John 3:16),but not their sins. For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to allm en.(Titus 2:11) Public school teachers who hold t hese sacred values must not compromise the Truth. And, of course,The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much(James5 :16). This is more than a social or political issue,but rather an issue dealing with eternity. Do you not know thatt he unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators,nor idolaters, nor adulterers,nor homosexuals,nor sodomites,nor thieves,nor covetous,nor drunkards,nor revilers,nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you. But you were washed,but you were santified,but you were justified in the name of Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God(1 Corinthians 6:911 emphasis added). This stand for Truth is in sharp contrast to the sectarian and denominational tolerance today towards sexual perversions. Thanks be to God for the power of the gospel (Romans 1:16,17 that can and will change lives and such were some of you. Frank Parker can be reached at frankparker27@gmail.com. Morality Biblical perspective Guest column Frank Parker Special to the News-SunS EBRING When the Vandenberg family rolls into town in their 45-foot Prevost coach,the comparisons to the PartridgeF amily might seem obvious. But scratch below the surface and youll see that this is much more than the iconic pop music family of the1 970s television sit-com. Lloyd and Cathy along with four of their six chil-d ren Garrett,Elise, Kirsten,and Evan are New Generation,appearingT uesday through Thursday evenings at the 6:30 services a t The Salvation Army,120 N. Ridgewood Drive. The message,spun from L loyds own admission that he was addicted to pornogr aphy,is one of freedom from whatever is holding people captive. I know what its like to be in church and be boundu p,he said in a telephone interview this week. His s tory may seem particularly startling,but Lloyd says people with any type ofa ddiction seek freedom. Its not just porn or drugs or a lcohol he adds,its any type of hang-up that makes one feel bound. I t will be a powerful and hard-hitting story,but told in a way thats appropriate for a family audience,promised Lloyd. Theres a greatd eal of humor and the groups cover-versions of contemporary Christian songs set the stage. Criss-crossing North A merica to tell that story is the familys full-time job. Before that,Lloyd and C athy were part of another generation,traveling for 20 years with her parents as part of the Phillips Family. Theve appeared in vario us places all over Canada, and the United States e nroute to Sebring. Next month there down the road to wherever the bookingsl ead. The family lives on m oney raised at their appearances,free-will offerings,a small group of benef actors and sales of their music. Two grown children, Deanna and Katelynn,have graduated from the familyb us but all of the offspring have been or are currently involved in the ministry. Garrett is 17 and plays the drums. Kirsten is 13. Evani s 11. Even 4-year-old Elise makes a contribution. Sacrifice? Certainly, s ays Lloyd. The children travel about 20,000 miles in nine months of the year,are home-schooled make that bus-schooled and performt o new audiences in new towns every week. M any friendships begin and end inside a few days, he says,and the rules ared ifferent at every place they perform. You have to have t he heart of a dove and the skin of rhinoceros,to adapt to the constant change of s cenery says Lloyd. Even little Elise has learned to take it all in stride. When we have to get up to sing, says Lloyd,whoever shess itting next to is whos taking care of her. The payoff for the entire family,says Lloyd,is seeing people leave with a sense ofr elease. We live to see people set free. Musical family comes to The Salvation Army Courtesy photo New Generation will appear at 6:30 p.m. Thuesday through Thursday at The Salvation Army. Follow the News-Sun on www.facebook.com/newssun Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Avon Park Camp presents Larry Ford in concert at 7 p.m. today in the Tabernacle (across from Walmart). There is no cost to attend,but a freewill offering will be taken to offset expenses. Ford participates in the Gaither Homecoming concerts and as a soloist is identified with Little is Much When God is In It, Sing of my Redeemer, ollow Me, and O What a Savior. Come and hear this powerful, anointed voice. Call 453-6831. Larry Ford performs at Avon Park Camp Ford


C M Y K By LEANNE ITALIE A ssociated PressNEW YORK Nancy Zwiers was genuinely psyched to see Lincoln,but something happened betweent he ticket purchase and the credits. Off screen,that is. es,I fell asleep,confessed the 54-year-old marketing executive in Long Beach,Calif. I only have two clear memories of the movie:a bunch of old white guys sitting around talking and Sally Field in a perpetual state of angst. That was shortly after its release in October. Fast forward to January and a dozen Academy Award nominations for the 150-minute epic and another accolade has emerged:nap worthy,with and without apologies from t he snoozy to Steven Spielberg and Daniel DayLewis. Movie napping is almost certainly as old as cinemai tself. It strikes the overtired and the well-rested,film nuts and occasional theatergoers. Some blame it on soporific popcorn. Others on the enveloping darkness and a comfy seat. The theater is too hot. The theater is too cold, too crowded,not crowded enough ... Any which way,cinematic snoozing seems near epidemic proportions this awards season with buzz plus ZZZs for Lincoln,the 157minute sung Les Miserables,the 169-minute The Hobbit:An Unexpected Journeand others cited as g ood for a snore,but not always due to extra minutes. Forget the theory that movie watchers of a certain age are more heavily afflict-e d. I dont realize I do it and I wake up 20 minutes later and then everyones,like, you were asleep,said Rose Liu,31,a program manager for a Los Angeles nonprofit. I snore and then its embarrassing,but I really cant control it. I wake up and Im re-energized! Liu has movie dozed on dates and out with friends, some of whom have nudged her awake at the request of strangers sitting nearby. She,too,was done-in by Lincoln.Shes not a fan, but she also caught some shuteye during the two-hour Argo,which she liked. A power napper in regular life and a moviegoer about once a month,Liu acknowledged it would make sense to avoid late screenings,but thats usually not possible. Lay watchers arent alone. Professional movie-watchers fall victim,too. One entertainment writer, who asked for obvious reasons that his name not be used,once fell asleep at an intimate screening for the 1994 satire Pret-a-Porter, sitting right next to the director,Robert Altman. And not just a few winks but a 45minute power nap about 10 minutes in. I dont think he noticed, the writer laughed. Count psychologist Jennifer Thomas,43,in Greensboro,N.C.,as a nap person outside of theaters and in. With four kids at home,she watches a lot on Netflix but gets out to the theater about once every three months. Thomas decided to take in Life of Piin 3D on the reco mmendation of friends who enjoyed the book. In a rare moment of parenthood, Thomas was alone in the dark,in a cushy seat. It was somewhere with the boat and the water and the lion,and they had settled into the story,and I just had this feeling that,Im just going to listen to the movie for a while and Im just going to close my eyes,she recalled of her 15-minute break from the largely symbolic action. The last movie nap for Thomas before that was Platoon,of all things. I slept right through the last half of that movie and I was in high school,she laughed. Who among us hasnt been there,at least once? Collin Roberts of Manhattan has seen four of the nine films nominated fora best picture Oscar:Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild,Life of Piand Lincoln,the latter definitely not her thing but a favor to her husband. The soliloquies started. That was something I didnt know about Lincoln,his tendency to give long-winded speeches at inappropriate times. The elderly lady next to me fell asleep and started snoring softly and before I knew it,I was nodding off, too,she said. Entertainment Weekly has dubbed this the most thrilling race for Oscar in years,but the length of some contenders has earned attention. Over at Saturday Night Live,a recent skit suggests the next two Hobbitmovies morph into 18 instead, including The Elf Queen Tries to Pick an Outfit. In real life,Travers liked parts of the Lord of the Rings prequel but hated the whole 48 frames a second thing. Dear Abby: Please use yourw ide reach to educate wellmeaningp arents about how their children shouldb ehave when visiting cemeteries. Im a funeral professional who takesp ride in helping families honor their heritage and t ransition from grief to recovery. I especially enjoy helping to allay chil-d rens fears about death and cemeteries. O ften parents allow their children to roam the cemetery as if it were a playground or public park. I have seen kids pull upe xpensive flowers on other graves and take them to M ommy.Naturally,the family who bought the flowers come back a fewd ays later and accuses us of trashing them. I have seen mourners leave precious personal mementos on their loved o nesgraves only for kids to take them as playthings. I have seen kids deface grave markers,entertain themselves by bouncingr ocks off headstones or open up brass and bronze cameos,exposing the photos to the elements. The worst is unsuperv ised kids running off in packs and gathering up the l ittle colored flags that are placed to assure a graveg ets dug and set up in time for a pending service. Imagine flying in for the burial of a loved one and the grave isnt readyb ecause some child grabbed the marking flag while the parents stood idly by. Cemetery employees have been fired fort his. Parents,please teach your children that their natural curiosity and playfulness should find their outlet in more appropriate settings. And please,keep your dogs at home. You wouldnt want a strangers dog doing his business on your expensive marker or loved ones grave,would you? The Last Person to Let You Down in California Dear Last Person to Let You Down: Im happy to spread the word. Folks,if your children are too young to understand when you tell them the cemetery isnt a playground,that they must remain quiet,respectful and not touch other peoples property,then they should not be present at the burial. When entering or leaving the cemetery,children and adults shouldr efrain from walking on the graves. Ditto for using it as a dog park. The Golden Rule applies here:Dont do unto othersw hat you wouldnt want them to do onto you. D ear Abby: When I married,I moved away to another state and mades ome great new friends where I live now. My famil y visits every few months and I recently started including some of myf riends in my family gatherings and bringing some o f them home with me when my husband and I go to visit. I recently found out that my family has been invit-i ng my friends for weekend getaways and camping t rips. They even invited my friends to spend the last long holiday weekend witht hem without inviting me. I was hurt and offended when I found out. I have nothing against my family a nd friends getting along, but I always thought Id be included. Am I overreacting? Excluded in Rochester,N.Y. D ear Excluded: Perhaps. Not knowing your friends or family members,I can only guess that when you introduced them theym ay have found some interest in common that y ou dont necessarily share. But dont waste timeo n hurt feelings or pouting because you don't own your friends,and what your relatives choose to do with their time is out of yourc ontrol. Dear Abby is written by Abigail V an Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby atw ww.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 9 0069. Good advice for everyone teens to seniors is in The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It. To order, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds Dear Abby, Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 15, 2013Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings; 00027357 DIVERSIONS Cemeteries peaceful repose is shattered by kids and dogs Dear Abby By CHRISTY LEMIRE A P Movie CriticI s supposed to be a parody of itself,right? Thats the only way to explain the ridiculously over-the-top,repetitivelyn umbing fifth film in the Die Hardfranchise,the clunkily titled A Good Day to Die Hard. John McClane used to be a cowboy. Now,hes a cartoon character specifically,Wile E. Coyote,given how many times he should be seriously injured and/or killed in this movie. Hess hot at,involved in several serious car accidents,crashe s through glass windows and ceilings and plummets through floor after floor ofh igh-rise scaffolding. The most he suffers is a scratch h ere and there,and then hes ready to pop back up again with a bemused twinkle in his eye and a wry quip. Part of the charm of this c haracter,which was crucial in defining Bruce Willis c areer,was the regular-guy, Reagan-era resourcefulness he represented; now,hesw eirdly superhuman. But as charismatic as Willis ordin arily is in the role,even he cant fool us into thinking hes actually enjoying him-s elf this time. Essentially, this is an opportunity for Willis to show off how great h e still looks in a tight Tshirt at age 57; even the o bligatory yippee-ki-yay line feels phoned in. A Good Day to Die Hardis pointless and joyless,a barrage of noise andc haos,an onslaught of destruction without the slightest mention of consequence. Dozens of people should be dead from one lengthy car chase alone; Die Hardkeeps on driving. Director John Moore ( Behind Enemy Lines. Max Payne) mistakes shaky-cam and dizzying zooms for artistic finesse in his action sequences. This isa film that has not one but two scenes in which helicopters just sit there,hovering in the sky,firing countless high-powered rounds into buildings. B ut the most obnoxious element of all in Skip Woods a nd Jason Kellers script may be the hastily wedgedin father-son feel-goodery that occurs in the midst of all this madness. You see,W illisunstoppable New York cop has traveled to M oscow to track down his bitter,estranged son,Jack (Jai Courtney),whom heb elieves to be in some sort of criminal trouble. It turns o ut Jack is actually a spy working undercover to protect a government whistle-b lower named Komarov (Sebastian Koch),and dad has arrived just in time to r uin his mission. So now the two McClanes m ust team up to keep Komarov from being kidnapped by generically menacing Russian bad guys; Komaros heavily lipstickedd aughter,Irina (Yuliya Snigir),is also involved somehow,with wavering alliances. They all want Komarov to lead them to a hidden file it sounds so C old War,it may as well have been microfilm but o f course the file is the MacGuffin. It probably isnt even really a file. McClane picks up whatever weapon is nearby ands olves every problem that comes their way but he also f inds time to nag his son for calling him Johninstead of dad.Whether this isi ntended as comic relief in the heat of the moment or g enuine sentiment,it clangs and feels too cute. McClane also repeatedly laments Imo n vacation!just as things are about to get hairy.Wd all be better off if Willis t ook a vacation from this character for good. A Good Day to Die Hard,a 20th Century Fox release,is rated R for violence and language. Motion Picture Association of A merica rating definition for R: Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. The latest Die Hard movie simply wont A Good Day to Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis, is over the top and the fifth numbing film in this franchise. M ovie Review A Good Day to Die Hard Rating: R R unning time: 97 minutes R eview: (of 4 Oscar leaders deemed nap-worthy The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN


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