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: 02-22-2013
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
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Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
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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 22-23, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 23 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 86 65C omplete Forecast PAGE 10A Fog in the a.m.; partly sunny, warm F orecast Question: Do you think art and culture will draw people to Highlands County? Next question: Do sidewalks in the Woodlawn subdivision of Sebring need to be replaced? www.newssun .comM ake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Jimmy Conklin Age 42, of Avon Park James Conner Age 90, of Sebring Donna Jackson Age 54, of Sebring Karen Jensen Age 56, of Kingman, Ariz. Laurent Nicholas Age 70, of Sebring Robert Pilkington Age 81, of Decatur, Ind., and Sebring May Weigand Age 90, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 6A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 21.9% No 78.1% Total votes: 91 Classifieds7A Community Briefs2A Dear Abby9B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living5B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times11B Religion6B Sports On TV2B Index WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, financial goal front ; 00027210 Flash mob video wins B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING A random shot in the dark turned out to be just what the Sebring Middle School choral classes needed to be named a winner and bring home one big check. SMS was recently named the recipient of a $15,000 grant from Rack Room Shoes. SMS was one of three big winners from around the country that were awarded the funds following an online video submission contest. Music instructor Kara Williams has been a part of SMS for 12 years. Before this contest,Williams and her students had never taken a chance at such a huge possibility; she is glad they did. The spontaneous effort seemed to be exactly what the contest judges were looking for. I saw the contest and thought it would be neat if we did it,but we didt have a whole lot of time to get it together. One of my students moms was right there cheering us on saying we should do it,we should do it. I really didnt think we had a chance, Williams said. With the encouragement of parent helper Samantha Bickman,Williams and her eighth-grade chorus class threw together a short video following a field trip while on their way back to the middle school. e just stopped at the Rack Room at the mall and flash mobbed right there. I thought one of two things would happen wed get it done or the store manager would have me taken out in handcuffs,Williams said with a laugh. Luckily,the store was completely fine with the studentsefforts and Williams was able to create a unique video for the contest. Over the school districts Christmas break,students and SMS personnel encouraged family members,friends and even strangers to vote for their video online. The three videos with the most votes were chosen as grant recipients. It took us hours to upload this thing. I was about to just give up; we were having so much difficulty. Then one of the parents tried a few more times and we finally got it. After we uploaded it,we had to get votes. We were in second place with over 18,000 Sebring Middle recipient of $15k grant By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley @newssun.comSEBRING The Gulf R idge Boy Scouts of America honored Alan Jay Wildstein, of the Alan Jay Automotive Network,with the 2013 Soaring Eagle Award on Tuesday night for his generosity and community com-m itment. Wildstein was praised for t he more than 50 cars he has donated through the years to a graduating senior with the most As at each of the countys high schools; forg iving more than $100,000 to the Sebring Chamber of Commerces scholarship fund; his 20-year partnership with Fred Wild ElementaryS chool; and for his consistent sponsorship of high school athletics and drivers education. Wildstein said,Im humbled. Its an honor to receive this award. It was instilled in me early to give a life of service,just like scouting does. Thank you so much. The award was presented during the annual fundraiser for local Boy Scout proBoy Scouts honor Alan Jay and raise money News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Peter Albert, Soaring Eagle 2010, presents Alan Jay Wildstein his 2013 Soaring Eagle Award, bestowed by the Boy Scouts of America s Calusa District and Gulf Ridge Council. Wildstein was recognized for his philanthropy and commitment to his community. See SOLDIER,page 6A By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comS EBRING Judge Angela Cowden granted the public d efenders requests for a second extension for defendants Jonathan Ray Rodriguez,22,a nd Kenneth Edward Felipe Jr.,19,Thursday morning at t he Highlands County Courthouse. Rodriguez and Felipe are co-defendants in the murder of Aaron Doty,which took place June 10,2012. Dotysb ody was found a couple days following a brutal beati ng by the defendants which left the 20-year-old unconscious outside of a party inS un N Lake. Rodriguez and Felipe face f irst degree felony capital murder charges. The defendants are also facing charges of kidnapping (facilitate felony),a first degree felony, and tampering/fabricatingw ith physical evidence,a third degree felony. B oth Rodriguez and Felipe were present at the hearing Thursday morning. Thed efendants were handcuffed and dressed in black and w hite striped jumpsuits as they appeared beforeBaseball flipD ragons stun Blue S treaks SPORTS, 1BPredictionsW ho should win the O scars? LIVING, 10BDog attackT wo young girls attacked by stray dog in a rea of Sylvan Shores INSIDE, 5A Defendants in Doty case granted second extension See APRIL,page 3A News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Jonathan Rodriguez makes an appearance in court Thursday morning at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring. Rodriguez is charged with first-degree capital murder, kidnapping and tampering with physical evidence in the death of Aaron Doty. Courtesy Photo The Sebring Middle School chorus students during a recent performance. The chorus program will be receiving a $15,000 grant from Rackroom Shoes after winning the Gift of Music video contest. Courtesy art Two of the four schools chosen to win a $15,000 music grant in the contest were from Florida Sebring Middle School receiving the most votes of the two Florida schools. See MONEY,page 3A


C M Y K Page 2ANews-SunFriday, February 22, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 00026403 Feb. 20 182328364345x:4Next jackpot $3 millionFeb. 16 82126273040x:2 Feb. 13 51225293334x:2 Feb. 20 23142433 Feb. 19 1025303536 Feb. 18 1315172024 Feb. 17 2782730 Feb. 20 (n 4306 Feb. 20 (d 5587 Feb. 19 (n 0748 Feb. 19 (d 2908 Feb. 20 (n 213 Feb. 20 (d 374 Feb. 19 (n 716 Feb. 19 (d 279 Feb. 19 39173620 Feb. 15 614343517 Feb. 12 6824428 Feb. 8 315172917 Feb. 20 317192532 PB: 17Next jackpot $70 millionFeb. 16 1516465058 PB: 29 Feb. 13 1223252743 PB: 29 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast is SaturdaySEBRING Boy Scout Troop 827 will hold an allyou-can-eat pancake breakfast from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Tickets are $5 each if bought in advance and $7 if purchased at the door. This is a fundraiser to help each member of the troop attend Boy Scout Camp. The public is encouraged to attend. The church address is 3235 Grand Prix Drive. Highlands Gator Club offering scholarshipAVON PARK The Highlands Gator Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship to qualified Highlands County students who plan to attend the University of Florida for the first time. Applications are available in the counseling office at the high schools and the financial aid office at South Florida State College (formerly South Florida Community College) and must be turned in by Friday,April 12. Scholarships will be awarded in May. For further information, contact the scholarship chairman,Elizabeth Lenihan,at 385-5444.Dance Club hosts The Golden Era BandSEBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club will host the music of The Golden Era 16-piece dance band from 7-9:30 p.m. today at the Senior Center,3400 Sebring Parkway. Snacks and sandwiches will be available. BYOB (bring your own beverage). Dress is smart casual. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Everyone is welcome,including singles. For information,call 386-0855.Istokpoga Shores plans community saleLORIDA Multiple families in the community of Istokpoga Shores have been gathering and pricing all types of goods in preparation for the annual community yard sale. From U.S. 27,travel east on U.S. 98 to Cowhouse Road,right on Cowhouse two miles to right on Fishtail Lane. The sale begins at 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday.LP Elks plan blood driveLAKE PLACID It's time for the Big Red Bus to visit the Lake Placid Elks Lodge. It will be in the parking lot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.The Elks lodge is behind Winn Dixie on County Road 621.Wood Carvers show is SaturdaySEBRING Highlands Wood Carvers show will be on Saturday at the Sebring Elks Lodge 1529,2618 Kenilworth Blvd.,at the northwest corner of Lakewood Drive. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A donation admisThere is much talk about caring for our nation's veterans. From politicians to non-profit organizations,w ell-intentioned Americans are saying all the right things about ensuring that returning warriors receive the benefits they so richlyd eserve. Still,amid a 24-hour news cycle and the hustle and bustle of our daily lives,a key component of helping c ombat veterans adjust to being home is sometimes overlooked. Too often,we forget to listen to the brave men and women who understand war like no civiliane ver could. Listening has become a b ig part of U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Josh Gillettes life since a Nov. 1,2012,impro-v ised explosive device (IEDWith shrapnel e mbedded in his eyes,it's still difficult for the soldier to see the faces of his wife and 8-year-old daughter. But if you ask the wounded war-r ior to describe his harrowing sixth deployment,he w ill gladly oblige. I like telling my story, Sgt. 1st Class Gillette toldT he Unknown Soldiers. A lot of people dont realize ( the war) is still going on. After serving three tours in Iraq and one in Bosnia,J osh was on his second deployment to Afghanistan in September 2012 when a p owerful explosion threw him into the air before he l anded several feet away. A fellow soldier had stepped on an IED and suffered devastating injuries. I was concussed and had to get to a fallen comrade who had lost both legs,J osh said. We applied first aid and cleared a helicopter to land. T wo days later,the wounded soldier succumbed to his wounds,which leftJ osh and his Special Forces unit in a state of shock. D espite their grief,however, the soldiers knew they had to keep patrollingA fghanistans volatile Helmand Province. We were pushing outside again to take over a stronghold that the Taliban had, Josh said. We wanted to show the (Afghan LocalP olice) that we could take this area. O n Nov. 1,while approaching a mud hut with his trusted military workingd og,Banan,the 32-year-old soldier sensed something w as wrong. I knew he was looking for an IED because of his c hanged behavior,Josh said. Moments later,Josh was overwhelmed by blunt force and searing heat. The dog had stepped on an IED, sending Banan and Josh flying through the air. Josh remembers nothing aboutt he ensuing battle,in which his fellow soldiers defeated Taliban fighters who attacked the helicopter evacuating him to safety. At that point I blacked out,Josh said. Banan was killed in the attack,while Josh spent the next two weeks in a con-f used,nearly comatose state. I kind of remember waking up in the hospital 15 days later,which is weird since people said I was talk-i ng to them and writing things down,he said. I d ont remember anything. With shrapnel digging into his eyes,Josh couldb arely see his battered face in a mirror. Missing his t eeth and impaled with rocks,the soldier also needed a titanium rod in his arm and plates in his cheekbones. I have limited vision, Josh said. I cant watch T V,and I cant really read. After hospital stays in Germany and Bethesda,M d.,Josh is home in Tennessee,just across the b order from Kentucks Fort Campbell. The company of his wife and daughter soft-e ns the frustration of his restricted eyesight. s been great,Josh s aid. Ive been getting stronger every day,and the d octors are saying Im recovering a lot faster than expected. W hile the Jacksonville native applauds the military f or taking great care of him since his injury,the soldiers family suffered severef inancial hardship while Josh was hospitalized far f rom home. That prompted Joshs brother,Shain,to set up a website to ask for thep ublics help. Nearly $8,000 was raised to help Josh and his family. It was real emotional for me,the grateful soldier s aid. I wish the best for so many wounded warriors, police,and firefighters ... I h ope they get that kind of support. L ike so many U.S. troops and veterans,Sgt. 1st Class Josh Gillette repeatedly puth imself in harms way without asking for anything in r eturn. As his courageous brothers and sisters in arms come home,the least wec an do is listen. T o find out more about Tom Sileo, or to read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the C reators Syndicate website at www.creators.com. Worth a listen Photo courtesy of the Gillette family U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Josh Gillette was wounded in a Nov. 1, 2012, improvised explosive attack in southern Afghanistan. The soldier suffers from limited vision and s evere facial injuries. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The Presidential Screening Committee met Wednesday to begin reviewing applica-t ions in its efforts to find the fourth president of South Florida State College.P resident Norman L. S tephens Jr.,who has served SFSC since 2002,will retire from the college on June 30. During the meeting, S creening Committee Chair K en Lambert and SFSC Human Resources Director Susan Hale briefed committee members on the procedures to follow when review-i ng potential presidential c andidate applications. To assist committee members in the review of applications, the SFSC Human ResourcesD epartment has made an o nline system available that displays resumes,completed application forms,cover letters,and other submittedm aterials. Each committee m ember will present her or his individual list of top 10 competitive candidates at aS creening Committee meeti ng on Feb. 26. To date,the SFSC District Board of Trustees has received 47 applications for the position of college presi-d ent. Of those,23 have been selected as most competitive by presidential search consultant Dr. Jeff Hockaday. Those candidates met all minimum requirements indicated in the presidential pro-f ile developed by the trustees. According to Lambert,Screening Committee members are welcome to champion a candi-d ate not selected by Hockaday. The presidential profile can be found at http://www.southflorida.edu/p residentialsearch/ SFSC Presidential Screening Committee begins application review A caption on the lead photograph of Wednesdays News-Sun incorrectly stated what organization is behind the plans to create new arts and music festivals in an effort to attract tourists to Highlands County. It is the Heartland Cultural Alliance. A name was omitted from submission in the Lake P lacid Ballroom Dancers Red Hot Mamas finalist cutline in Wednesdays publication. Mary Cooper was also a finalist and was sixth from the left in the photograph that appeared. I n a letter to the editor that appeared in Sundays publication,the establishment mentioned was not necessarily the Country Club of Sebring. As always,the News-Sun appreciates the opportunity to s et the record straight on these items. Clarifications By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Megan Marie Baker,27,was arrested Saturday on charges of criminal mis-c hief and burglary with assault or battery after an altercation with her boyfriend,Samuel H arrison,the father of their 5-month-old baby. She was released Sunday on a $2,500 bond. At about 10:30 a.m. Monday,Harrison appeared at the Highlands County Sheriffs Office complaining that Baker was harassingh im with text messages. She had allegedly sent 13 messages since her Saturday arrest. The report states all the messages were obscene,insulting and threatening; it also states no return messages from Harrison weref ound. The investigating officer reported contacting Baker by phone and telling her to stop texting Harrison. The officer added Baker was rude and argumentative during the conversation. She also repeatedly asked if Harrison was at the Sheriffs Office. A question,the officer states,he never answered. About a half hour later,Baker allegedly confronted Harrison in the courthouse parking lot very angry and apparently ready to brawl. She did this despite the fact Harrison was sitting in his 2006 Kia Sedona right next to ap arked Highlands County deputy sheriff. Feeling his patrol car rock back and forth, t he deputy got out to investigate. He found Baker trying to get at Harrison through the KIAs driver door. The two cars,however,were parked close together and Baker repeatedly slammed the KIAs drivers door into the patrol car trying to g et in. Ultimately,she caused $200 in damage to the deputys car. T he police report states that Baker,unable to get through the door,reached through a partially opened window,slapping and scratching Harrison in the face. She was taken into custody and remains in the county jail on a $17,000 bond. The largest portion,$10,000,is related to the charge of stalking cyber talk death and injury. Deputys car damaged in dispute COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 6A


C M Y K votes,Williams said. B ickman agreed that the process was difficult but o verlooked Williamsposition of forgetting about the contest. It was kind of crazy,it took me like days to get this video uploaded,but it worked out. Yay! Im so excited. Ive been videoing the chorus for-e ver so Im happy they are getting recognized and Mrs. Williams is just an awesome music teahcer,said Bickman. W illiams admitted she didt think their spontaneous, u nchoreographed video would gain a winning spot b ut she remained hopeful throughout the contest p rocess. The students had just completed a book that involved leadership,takingc hances and other themes, which gaveWilliams the extra push she needed to keep a positive mindset about the contest even after so much h ad happened with the schools districts budget cuts. I lost a big part of my music room three years ago because they had to expandt he cafeteria,Williams said. Im very thankful we still have music,but it is a hard reality knowing that music programs are the first things being cut left and right. We are so blessed to have admini stration at the school board like Mr. (Wally) Cox and the o ther members and the parents that understand how important music is. They ares o committed to it and the school board is committed to not cutting music. M ore than 50 percent of students at SMS are involved i n the music program in some way.Williams knows that the percentage is so much lower in other schools. Currently there are 230 students inW illiamsmusic classes with each class being close to 35 students per class. e are going to use the money creatively and wisely, especially with the eighthgraders that made the videog oing on to high school next y ear. They said how disappointed they were that thell b e leaving when we start using the money for things like risers,new music booksa nd other things. But I told them that Ive got something special planned for them and n ot to worry,Williams said. The grant money will go to b enefit the SMS chorus classes directly.Williams is thrilled and excited that the hard work and motivation of not only her students but par-e nts have resulted in such a wonderful recognition and opportunity. e are all so excited and we are definitely looking forward to the check presentation ceremony in a couplew eeks,Williams said. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 22, 2013Page 3A M ARTIAL ARTS (pp care, rhp, top; 00027030 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 2/20/13; 00027778 Comprehensive Healthcare; 3.639"; 5"; Black; -; 00027792 C owden. Felipe was the first inmate on the court docket Thursday. e have preliminary depositions scheduled,saidB yron Hileman,Bartow, Felipes public defender. We will need an additional two or three months for preparations. The prosecution attorney had no objection to the requests. Just before lunch, Rodriguez was presented to Cowden alongside his public defender,Robert Gray. There are depositions being added. There are several expert witnesses that need to be spoken to,your honor ... It will be a while before this case is ready to be tried, Rodriguezs attorney said. The attorney also asked Cowden to reschedule the pre-trial conference; the state again offered no objection. C owden scheduled the next pre-trial conference for Rodriguez and Felipe for 8:30 a.m. April 18. This is the second extension the defendants have been granted since their grand jury indictments in October. --Dotys mother,Brenda, spoke briefly to the NewsSun as she exited the courtroom Thursday morning. She said the family continues to support one another throughout the trial. Doty has confidence that the state attorneys will do their job to the best of their ability to bring justice to her sons crime. April 18 next court date Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A Money will benefit schools chorus classes By CHRISTOPHER T UFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Shoppers at the two Walmart stores in Highlands County shouldb e careful to pay for everything they take out of the store. Walmart personnel,with the help of law enforce-m ent,caught one couple allegedly shoplifting in Sebring on Sunday,and one individual allegedly shoplifting in Avon Park onF riday. Each led to arrests. On Friday,Dean Hermosillo,a resident ofW auchula,is accused of leaving the Avon Park store with $724 worth of itemsh e did not pay for. Confronted by the mana ger when he was placing the items into his vehicle, Hermosillo could not pro-d uce a receipt. The store manager began escorting h im to the store,when he fled into an orange grove. The Sheriffs Office was called and a K-9 unit dispatched. Hermosillo wasf ound in a sandwich shop, and taken into custody. A s of Tuesday,he remains in the county jail on $2,000 bond. S unday,Phillip Quetot and Rachel Quetot were a rrested by the Sebring Police Department for a llegedly shoplifting in the Sebring Walmart. A store loss prevention employee reported she had observed the defendantse nter the store with an empty shopping cart. The witness observed Rachel Quetot placing items from the shelves int he shopping cart. According to the police report,Rachel Quetot concealed the items in a large black trash bag. P hillip Quetot is alleged to have taken the items to the customer service deskw ith an old receipt,returning all of the stolen items for cash,except for a pack-a ge of diapers,which were not accepted back. T he witness said the couple was observed returning to the diaper aisle,return-i ng the diapers the store did not accept and taking a l arger one,which,the witness said,the couple hid under a coat. According to the police report,the Quetots pro-c eeded to try and slip out the grocery side exit,but w ere stopped by store personnel. Booked into the county j ail,the Quetots were released the same day,each o n $500 bond. Walmart nabs shoplifters over the weekend By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comS EBRING Sebring council members tabled the proposal to replace the sidewalks within the Woodlawn Subdivision between Woodlawn Drive and State Road 17 Tuesday evening,h owever after council members were unable to come to a clear consensus. Building and Zoning Director Lee Tolar laid out plans and numbers for the council to consider regarding the proj-e ct. The expected costs of the project is $35,900 of which some of the costs is absorbed by the property owner. Tolar has run into some objection from residents who do not feel the need for side-w alks and do not want the burden of paying for them. J ay Carnes,a resident in the 1500 block of LaGrange,said he simply could not afford the costs of adding andr eplacing sidewalk on his property. s going to cost me about $230 for t his sidewalk. I cant afford it. Im taking care of a family of four,I have maybe $20 or $30 left after the bills are paid. I dont think I should have to pay for something that is on city property, Carnes said. T he sidewalk in front of Carnes home is damaged due to an oak trees roots pushing the concrete up from the ground. Clarks concern with a lawsuit against t he city for a trip and fall was echoed by Tolar. Im not only concerned with trip hazards but we have to be concerned with ADA standards too,Tolar said. The city certainly has been sued over a trip as well as a homeowner,City Attorney Bob Swaine added. Council members continued the discussion of the replacement and addition of sidewalks in the subdivision,stop-p ing to pay special attention to Roberta Avenue,which currently has no sidew alks at all. Councilman Andrew Fells posed the question of whether or not sidewalksw ere needed there or not. The addition of sidewalks on Roberta would cost an a dditional $11,000. As long as Ive been here,the past 20 years,there havent been any sidewalks there. We havent talked to all of the residents about putting in sidewalks there so I dont know how they are feeling about this,Tolar said. F ells suggested that a survey be taken t o see whether or not residents in the a rea feel the need to have sidewalks at a ll before going forward with the project. The costs of the sidewalks repair and installation varies from property to property. Council members felt that the costs will certainly be a factor for these residents with this project. Some of these arent that much but theres one here thats $1,000,Hensley said,referring to the B&Z spreadsheet. These are some pretty significant numbers were asking these people to pay. Council members agreed unanimousl y to table the item until the next meeti ng after an audience member stated that a previous trip and fall lawsuit has set a precedence for sidewalk repairs,guidelines and statutes. The tabled item will allow Swaine time to determine whether or not the suit has relevance to the city of Sebring. Council discusses sidewalks in Woodlawn subdivision


C M Y K But theve have been as soft as butter on incentives for businesses,offer-i ng hundreds of millions in cash and tax breaks to companies in return for the promise of new jobs. L awmakers havent just been lazy about ensuring that companies hit their job numbers. Theve also been care-l ess and indiscriminate in the basic design of tax breaks. A s the Sentinel reported recently, Universal Orlando has claimed more than $2.3 million in state tax creditss ince mid-2010 for adding hundreds of jobs with its hugely popular Wizarding W orld of Harry Potter expansion. Universal qualified for this subsidy by taking advantage of an incentive program intended to spur businesses to invest in urban high-crime areas. T he program,which dates from 1997,lets local governments nominate areas within their boundaries plaguedb y poverty,unemployment,physical deterioration and economic disinvestment.Businesses that add jobs int hese areas can claim tax credits. But the law lets local governments d esignate areas of up to 20 square miles. The one Orlando drew under former Mayor Glenda Hood makesC orrine Browns gerrymandered congressional district look logical. ... H arry Potter has been a boon for Central Floridas economy,but did state tax credits drive Universals decision to c reate its new attraction? Not likely. In its first year alone,the Wizarding World boosted the compans profits by tens of millions of dollars. The high-crime area tax credit calls t o mind another overly broad break lawmakers created to encourage companies to redevelop polluted areas. Under this credit,land that is merely perceived to be contaminated can quali-f y. Last year,Publix Super Markets was awarded $390,000 in tax breaks to build a distribution center on farmland near Orlando International Airport because of the perception that the landw as contaminated from pesticide use. We realize that companies will take f ull advantage of opportunities to collect incentives or reduce their tax bills. But lawmakers,who approve fundingf or incentives and can rewrite the tax code,need to be more careful to ensure t hat such opportunities are worth the dollars they may divert from other priorities. ... Online: http://www.orlandosentinel.com Page 4AN ews-SunF riday, February 22, 2013www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS When Gov. Rick Scott unveiled his latest budget proposal,he touted the tough choicesthat Florida has made in prior years to balance the states books. In fact,lawm akers have been tough as nails in many parts of the budget,slashing billions of dollars for education,health care and other basic services. 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 It is our policy to not printu nsigned letters to t he editor,but this iso ne except ion I will have tom ake. I remember well the restaurant that he speaks of a nd the room in the back that was dedicated to the m any veterans that would often come there and dine. Though some of the names escape me now,the faces are burned in my memo-r ies. So heres to the gentleman who wrote the following letter and the many friends he remembers. My friend and World War II veteran died twow eeks ago. I have seen nothing but a brief mention i n the obituary section to note his passing. He wanted nothing to be said about him,but something must be said on his behalf. Hew ished to remain anonymous,as do I. Some things are too painful to discuss publicly. Highlands County had t he honor of being Resident County for the last two survivors of the Burma Road,a World War II project commanded by General Joseph W. (Vinegar Joe) Stillwell. Both of these old soldiers were my friends and brother warriors. The three of us were kids off to war to have a little fun. We returned home old men and with heavy baggage. The oldest of us died in 2009 in Avon Park where he lived many years working as chef of the buffet that was adjacent to Reeds Motel. That buffet closed its doors when my friend died. He hailed from Arkansas. The Army needed mule handlers to move army mules over the Hump of the Himalayas. His being from Arkansasc aused our Army to think he was familiar with m ules. My friend was a city boy and had never seen a mule. No matter,heb ecame a mule handler. I miss talking with him a bout what we shared during freedoms greatest challenge and its most des-p erate struggle ever. After my oldest friend died,there was one left. He r eturned from Burma a veteran with unthinkable s cars. He was an engineer on the Burma Road. He became a Michigan Sawduster.He owned and operated a saw mill pro-d ucing walnut veneer. The tales of horror we shared in private were mind bending. I miss him. My hat is off to them. My hope is that they are together on the other sidew here I shall join them. Thank you,my brothers, f or your service and for offering your all on the altar of freedom and for bravely and honorably serving this land of thef ree and home of the brave, our America. At 14 years of age,I joined the Army and went off to flying school,gradu-a ted and served with the squadrons of the 475th in the South Pacific as a fighter pilot flying the mighty P-38 Lightning. When hostilities ended,I was 19 and had four enemy kills. After more than 30 years of service,I retired in Sebring,boyhood home of Tommy McGuire. Tommys 38 kills were second only to Richard Bongs 40 kills. A very old soldier Sebring Romona Washington is publisher and executive editor at the News-Sun She can be contacted by emailing romona.washington@news sun.com A soldier remembers a life of yesterday At Random R omona Washington Letters policyMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. 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. To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers,letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns,as well as any other opinion piece are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun. All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up. Letters will be edited for good taste,grammar,length and libel,although we try to retain the overall flavor of the writers style. Guest columns are usually in a more prominent position and will be edited to a higher standard. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as any community leader or government official,so consider this a personal invitation to get your two cents in. The News-Sun has a long history of encouraging public discussion through letters. Are the incentives for tax breaks worth it? A lot more to consider than jobsEditor: In her letter of Feb. 13, Charissa Buice says that the Swamp Hammock mud bogw ould create jobs for Highlands County. She cites a state law encouraging economic development. Unfortunately,she ignores the laws protecting our wild and scenic areas. What about the Florida Constitution, Article II Section 7a,which lays down the prevention and abatement of unnecessary noise as of a basic purpose of the state? The area near Swamp Hammock contains a lot of wildlife,including Florida sandhill cranes,which appear to be nesting in the area. The Florida sandhill cranes are a threatened species under Florida law and it is policy to protect these birds,which are easily disturbed. Would the money made off of Swamp Hammock be greater than the cost of treating the injuries? Just take one type of activity planned for Swamp Hammock. There will be mud bogging with ATVs and also ATV trails, we are told. The Swamp Hammock property has no fence on the sides but the neighboring ranches have barbed wire fences. There are six miles of barbed wire on the border and there may be more fencing off the cattle area inside Swamp Hammock. At the Planning and Zoning hearing,developer Jeff Kennedy resisted the suggestion that a chain link fence around the property is needed. Unfortunately,collisions between ATVs and barbed wire are a serious problem. Despite all we hear about rollovers,according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission,56 percent ofd eaths in ATV accidents come from collisions with a fixed object. In 2006,Mary Aiken, M.D.,testified before a Congressional committee on the hazards of children and teens under 16 riding ATVs. Dr. Aiken spoke on behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She mentions patients with severe face and neck lacerations due to driving ATVs through barbed wire fences,including one youth who survived a near decapitation ...She also says that ATV injuries tend to be extremely dirty... A position paper on ATVs by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons,AAOS, says that they are inherently unstable due to the high center of gravity. Some of these accidents happen after dark when a rider cant see the barbed wire. Others happen when a rider loses control and crashes into barbed wire. When mud-boggers are injured,taken to our county hospital and cant pay,the cost will be passed on to the taxpayers. Dale L. Gillis SebringOpen borders have touched nationEditor: The competing of those who speak Spanish and those who speak only English is playing with fire. The selling of citizenship for votes is a crime against every American citizen. The 23 million unemployed whose homes and ability to care for their families are at the breaking point. The amnesty given by Reagan destroyed them. The American people do notw ant to see a repeat of this crime against the people. The 900,000 veterans whose legal claims have been denied due to the cost of the illegals on our social systems,we should have declared war on Mexico. We fought the wrong war.They are dying at 740-plus a day. We the American people have had it with both the corrupt political parties who are going after the illegal invaders who they wish to make citizens to vote for them,regardless of the huge cost to the American people. If the sitting president is truthful about wanting to put the American working class back to work,he would demand that all illegals return to the nation of origin. If he does not want to serve the American people and wishes to serve illegals,he should resign. Americas race to the bottom by catering to the illegal worker has to come to an end. We need our military on our borders. The last 50 years of open borders have destroyed and touched every American family. Every public official needs to address the problem of who they serve,the American citizen or the illegals,you cant serve both. The American people have had it with corrupt government. The American people can no longer trust our elected leadership to serve the people. They,the leadership, have decided to serve foreign governments. Our immigration laws have been ignored for more than 50 years to serve the needs of cheap labor for our greedy manufacturing and all other industries,including large farmers who have incorporated,there are no smallf arms left. Putting the American working class on the bottom rung of the economic lattice, using an illegal Spanish workforce,will cause civil war between Spanishand English-speaking people. The English speaking Americans must demand no amnestyfor those who have already broken our laws. Billie E. Jewett SebringWest Sebring VFD barbecue a big successEditor: Chief Mann and the entire membership and board of directors of the West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department extend their thanks for the following sponsors who so generously donated their time and/or goods to help us with our 38th Annual Barbecue:Aeromed,Cohan Radio Network,the NewsSun,Sams Club,Walmart, Winn-Dixie and the support of our community. The raffle winner of a $100 gasoline card was Noreen,a snowbird from Virginia,and Newell Hull of Sebring won $95 in the 50/50 drawing. This years annual barbecue was a great success and we couldnt have done it without the help of these sponsors and our local community. Their generosity is genuinely appreciated. Barbara Sanchez West Sebring VFD Bouquet


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 22, 2013Page 5A HEARTLAND HARMONIZERS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main A; 0 0027482 Comcast/Agenti Media; 11.25"; 10.75"; Black plus three; process, main, p/u 01/11; 00027641 N ews-Sun file photo T he Wacaster Family, who recently appeared at the Faith, Family and Country concert at U nder the Oaks Opry, will be one of the groups performing during tonights YMCA Christian Concert. By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING The Highlands County YMCA is r eady to showcase its annual event that benefits children throughout Highlands County. The concert features music f rom local artists who perform contemporary Christian music. This years lineup includes one big name group in the community as well ass everal popular local artists. The Wacaster Family will h ead the concert with other performances by Andrea Mathis Band,BFC Family B and,Justus Martin,Nala Price and By the Sword. L ast years concert filled the auditorium at South Florida State College bringing in just more than 400 attendees. The ChristianC oncert this year will be held at Sebring Middle School in the Commons. The facility can hold up to 600 guests. The concert will kick-off at 7 p .m. today. YMCA Program Director Dave Scheck is thrilled about t his years events and has hopes of packing out the v enue this year. Tickets are $10 per person and includes three free visits to the Highlands County YMCA. All the proceeds willb enefit go directly to the YMCAs Strong Kids Campaign. For more information call 382-9622. YMCA annual Christian Concert tonight B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Wednesday evening two little girls were attacked by a stray dog on Chatsworth Street in Sylvan Shores. As of noon Thursday the dog was still at large. People in the area are warned to be on the look out f or a mid-size brown possibly brindle male bull dog mix. Descriptions vary,said Darrell Scott,director of animal control for the county. But everyone is agreed the dogs face is fleshy with extra skin,like a Shar-Pais. Scott was looking for the d og Thursday morning,as w ere Joshua Worley the f ather of Haley and Mckenzie his father Jimmy Worley (a carrier with the NewsSun),and his friends. The attack was sudden, J oshua Worleysaid. It was about 6 p.m. and he was working on his truck while the girls one just turned 2,the other turning 3i n March played next to him. I heard a rustling in the woods and heres this dog, Worley said. It headed direct-l y at Haley and Mckenzie. Worley jumped off the truck, and rushed to get between the animal and the girls,but the dog was quicker. It attacked Mckenzie,biting her in thef ace. Haley tried to hit the d og with her fists,but it turned and attacked her. Worley had to punch and kick the dog to free the girls, lifting them up out of danger, I just ran as fast as I could to the truck and raced to the hospital,Worley said Thursday morning,adding he w as still in shock. Both girls have puncture wounds on either side of their face. Mckenzie also needed five stitches for a wound to h er head. Do not approach this dog if it appears. Call animal con-t rol at 655-6475. After regular business hours call the S heriffs Office dispatch at 402-7200. Stray dog attacks in Sylvan Shores area


C M Y K JIMMY CONKLIN Jimmy Eugene Conklin, 42,passed away at home on Thursday,Feb. 14,2013. Mr. Conklin was born in1 971 to Teresa A. Conkln in Tulsa,Okla.,and had been a r esident of Avon Park,Fla. Jimmy is survived by his wife,Romona Conklin ofA von Park,Fla; son, Michael Brownell of M ichigan; mother,Teresa Conklin; sister,Tracey Whittington of Oklahoma; and eight grandchildren. A memorial service will b e held on Monday,Feb. 25, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the resid ence,465 S Roberta Drive, Avon Park. Fla. Arrangements entrusted b y Marion Community Funeral Chapel. JAMES CONNER James J. Conner,90, p assed away Friday,Feb. 15,2013 at Good Shepherd Hospice,Sebring,Fla. V isitation will be Friday, Feb. 22,2013 from 5-7 p.m. a t Bethel A.M.E. Church of Desoto City,6008 Praise Ave.,Sebring,Fla. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday,Feb. 23,2013a t Greater Mt. Zion A.M.E Church,870 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd,Sebring,Fla. Interment will be at Bethel A.M.E Cemetery,Desoto City,Sebring,Fla. In lieu of flowers,contributions mayb e sent to Good Shepherd Hospice,Sebring,Fla. A rrangements entrusted to: Swanns Mortuary Sebring,Fla. ( 863) 382-0737 DONNA JACKSON Donna Marie Jackson,54, originally from Logansport, Ind.,but currently resided inS ebring,Fla.,passed away at 12:28 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20,2013 at Somers Hospice House in Sebring. Born July 24,1958 in Logansport,Ind.,she was the daughter of Rodney L. Moss and Frances J. Grauel. Donna worked as the lead inventory receiver at J.C. Pennes in Sebring. Surviving Donna are two sons,Tim Pickering of Sebring,and Shane Conrad and companion Shawnna Wilson,of Logansport,Ind.; two daughters,Jennifer Jackson of Sebring,and Lisa Pickering and companion Roger Gilmore,of Asheville,N.C.; mother, Frances Cart of Logansport, Ind.; father,Rodney L. Moss of Logansport,Ind.; two brothers,Thomas (Nancy) Moss,and Tim (Mistyboth of Logansport; one sister, Debbie (Jeff) Schelling of Cleveland,Ohio; six grandchildren,Mercedes Conrad, Bradley Conrad,Jessica Pickering,Kaelyn Gilmore, Savannah Sandersa and Kinzi Turnpaugh; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, Christopher Pickering; stepfather,Robert Cart; and step-mother,Mary Moss. A celebration of life will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, F eb. 22,2013 at Sunridge Baptist Church,3704 Valerie Blvd. in Sebring,F la.,with pastor Timothy S. Finch officiating. Visitation w ill be held from 3 p.m. until time of services Friday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of HighlandsC ounty,7321 Haywood Taylor Blvd,Sebring,FL 3 3870. Sign the guestbook and leave online condolences at www.gundrumfu-n eralhome.com Arrangements have been e ntrusted to the Gundrum Funeral Home and Crematory in Logansport,I nd. KAREN JENSEN K aren Lynn Jensen ,56, passed away Thursday,Feb. 7 ,2013 in Kingman,Ariz. She was born on May 18, 1957 to Alan and Gertrud (Parrish) Jensen in Chicago, Ill.,and was a resident ofS ebring,Fla. for 17 years. Karen was preceeded in death by her mother, Gertrude Jensen. She is survived by her best friend, Mike Levengood; sons, Michael Levengood andC hris Wilson; daughter, Jessica Wilson; father,Alan J ensen; and brothers,Jay Jensen and Darrell Jensen. A memorial service was held in Phoenix,Ariz. L AURENT NICHOLAS Laurent Nicholas,70, passed away Monday,Feb. 11,2013 at Good Shepherd Hospice,Sebring,Fla. Mr.N icholas was a resident of Avon Park,Fla.,coming from St. Lucia. Laurent is survived by his wife,Claudia W.Nicholas; sons,Julian John Baptiste, David John Baptiste and Jason Nicholas; four brothers,five sisters and one grandchild. Visitation will be held Friday,Feb. 22,2013 and a memorial service on Saturday,Feb. 23,2013 at Highlands Gospel Tabernacle,204 S. Orange St.,Sebring,Fla. with Pastor Al Maxine officiating. Interment will be held at Lincoln Garden Cemetery,Avon Park,Fla. Arrangements entrusted to: Marion Community Funeral Chapel 917 S. Delaney Ave. Avon Park,Fla. (863 ROBERT PILKINGTON Robert A. Pilkington,81 of Decatur,Ind. and Sebring,Fla. died on Monday,Feb. 18,2013 at Bay Pines V.A. Hospital in St. Petersburg,Fla. S urvivors include his w ife of 60 years, Wilma M.P ilkington of Decatur a nd Sebring,Fla.; a daughter, two sons,eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. V isitation will be from 48 p.m. Friday,Feb. 22,2013 a t Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur,Ind. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, F eb. 23 at First United Methodist Church in Decatur,Ind. Memorialsm ay be made to Bay Pines VA Hospital-Fisher House or First United Methodist C hurch Missions. To sign the guest book, c lick on www.haggardandsefton.com MAY WEIGAND May (Mayme Balko) W eigand,90,passed away Feb. 18,2013 in Sebring. Born in Hammond,Ind., moving to Sebring in 1969. She is survived by her sons,Paul of Tampa,Fla., and Rick (DebbieWeigando f Sebring; daughter, Meribeth (Tom) Colicci of S anford,Fla.; granddaughters,Laura Weigand of Tampa,Fla.,Meghan Hamlin (Tommy Emerson) of Fort Lauderdale,Fla.,K atlin Hamlin of Casselberry,Fla.,and Kelsey Colicci of Sanford, Fla.; and her special family, W.G. (JerryD iane Kitka,and children Kate and Curt of Philadelphia,Pa. At Mays request there will not be a service. The family suggests memorials to Good Shepherd Hospice, Ridge Area Arc or to a charity of ones choosing. Cremation arrangements under the direction of Morris Funeral Chapel. www.morrisfuneralchapel.c om sion will be charged. Contact Bob Seybolt at 471-6077 for details.Masonic District plans child ID eventL AKE PLACID Masonic District 25 will be doing child ID for children up through 18 years of age from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.S aturday at Lake Placid Masonic Lodge,corner of Main Street and Park Avenue. This is free of charge. You g et a CD with your childs pictures,voice,fingerprints, emergency information and DNA. For more information,call Ross Canright at 452-0346.Jay Smith performs at Sebring VillageSEBRING Jay Smith to perform at Sebring Village for a dance from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday in the clubhouse,one mile behind Walmart off Schumacher Road. Admission is $5 per person. BYOB (bring your own beverage) and ice will be provided. For more information,call 386-0045 or 273-0875.Milly Krause to speak at Democratic Womens ClubSEBRING On Saturday,Milly Krause is presenting to the Democratic Womens Club of Highlands County. Krause serves at the Democratic Womens Club of Floridas legislative liaison in charge of advocacy for Florida ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. A continental breakfast is available at 9 a.m.,followed by the monthly general club meeting and speaker. The meeting will take place at Democratic Headquarters,4216 Sebring Parkway,next to Ruby Tuesdays. Tickets to the Womes History Celebration at 11:30 a.m. Saturday,March 2 will be sold at the meeting. The celebration includes singing by Highlands Countys Amanda Mercer and a presentation by Claire Conner, who is beginning her nation-a l book tour to promote her memoirs about growing up in Wisconsin as a daughter of leaders of the John Birch Society. All like-minded women are encouraged to attend.A ny questions or for tickets, call 214-4680.Shred event set at Statler FinancialSEBRING Shred Day w ill be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Statler Financial Services parking lot,in the Keys Professional Plaza,803 U.S. 27 S.; phone number is3 82-0037. This event is sponsored by Statler Financial Services to help the community in the fight against identity theft. A free list of documents to shred is available online at the website,www.statlerfinancial.com. Limit four boxes; paper documents only. Please remove all binder clips and plastic covers. Paper clips are acceptable.Fine art workshop is this weekendSEBRING Join The Lazy Painter for A Rose is a Rose,two half-day fine art workshops for $98,on Saturday and Sunday. For questions and to register,call 449-0822 or email Anne Watson at anne@annewatsonstudio.org. The workshops will be at 233 N. Ridgewood Drive. Highlands Little Theatre presents Tobys Clowns on Stage SEBRING Since 1993, Tobys clowns have been bringinghappiness to life.Their mission to spread smiles,love and laughter will come to life at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. For tickets,call 382-2525 or visit www.HighlandsLittleTheatre .org.Steppin' Into Spring Luncheon setSEBRING Patriots Chapter,Daughters of the American Revolution will present their annual luncheon with a vintage weddingg own display and program at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, 126 S. Pine St. Proceeds from this event fund youth programs and scholarships. Tickets are $25a nd may be obtained by calling 386-4474.Elk Riders will have start-up meet SaturdayL AKE PLACID Lake Placid Elks Riders will be having an organizational meeting for the start-up of the Elks Riders Chapter. Them eeting will take place at the Lake Placid Elks Lodge at 11 a.m. Saturday.Any members,proposed or prospective member who rides a motorcycle or has an antique auto/truck or sport car are invited to attend as well as any member who is interested. Elks encourage inspiring interest in young and old members. Visit the Elk Rider on the web at www.elksridersusa.com.California Toe Jam play at Music in the ParkSEBRING Music in the Park featuring California Toe Jam will be in concert from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Highlands Hammock State Park in Sebring. Admission is $5; accompanied children age 12 and under admitted free of charge. Park entrance fee is $6 (up to eight people6 p.m.,the fee is waived. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and flashlights as the concert is outdoors. Food is available at the Hammock Restaurant and by local vendors. Proceeds benefit park improvements via Friends of Highlands Hammock. Call 386-6094,or visit www.FloridaStateParks.org for more information. Page 6ANews-SunFriday, February 22, 2013www.newssun.com 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 C ontinued from page 2A COMMUNITYBRIEFS OBITUARIES grams,held at the First M ethodist Church. Keynote speaker Lt. Col. Timothy Bax was raised inE ast and South Africa. He is an author,and former special o perations officer who fought on the continent and now teaches anti-terrorismt echniques. He spoke of recently sitting around a campfire in the deep rain fore st asking the special ops soldiers he was training what he s hould say about the Boy Scouts when he came to speak here. A fter much thought,one man wrote Bax a note. I never had an opportunity to be a Boy Scout,let alone an Eagle Scout,then ote said. My mom and dad didnt have the money. Money shouldnt prevent a b oy to learn the skills to become a leader and mentor. T he lack of money shouldnt prevent boys from becoming one of the nations best. P ledges at the dinner totaled $25,105; the silent a uction raised another $2,600,for a total of $27,705. T here are 30,000 boys and 5,000 adult mentors in the Gulf Ridge Council. C ontinued from page 1A Soldier gives special message Pilkington By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Council members discussed a handful ofi tems during Tuesday nights regular meeting. A few items were unanimously passed by the council,including the Newsome Surgery Centerp arty agreement and contract and the approval of the use of contingency funds to continue renovations at the Jack Stroup Civic Center. T he Community Development Block Grant will be used to construct ac ity-owned water and sewer line that will service the Newsome Eye Center upond evelopment completion. The approval of the grant and p roject was contingent upon the new center guaranteeing an irrevocable letter of credit in advance to the city. Council member Andrew Fellsmotion was passedw ithout objection. Public Works Director Kenneth Fields presented the council with updates regarding the current renovations att he Civic Center. e discovered asbestos underneath the tile in the Civic Center,Fields said. After the discussion of the c ondition of the centers floor,Fields reminded the council that the centers reno-v ation was budgeted at $40,000. Several renovations and improvements havea lready been completed at the site leaving approximately $ 19,000 in the budget fund. According to Fields,to complete the remaining renovations including the abatement and replacement of the tile in the 4,000-square-foot facility w ould cost an additional $10,000 to $15,000. A suggestion by Mayor George Hensley was made tol ook at the citys infrastructure or contingency funds for the additional costs. Cityf inance officials pulled the numbers and stated the each fund contained just approxim ately $100,000 of non-alloc ated funds. C ouncil member John Clarks motion to approve up t o $15,000 for the balance of the Civic Center renovations from the contingency fundw as unanimously approved by council. Council OKs block grant, funds for renovation B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comLAKE PLACID A minor fender bender between a 2008 Chevy station wagon and a school bus Wednesday morning led toc harges of careless driving against Richard Orton,48,of Lake Placid. According to the Florida Highway Patrol report,the incident occurred at 7:15 a.m. at the corner of U. S. 27 and County Road 29. T he school bus was stopped at the intersection. The driver began to pull on to 27, saw traffic coming and stopped again. Orton,who had started to move when the bus did,failed to notice it had stopped and c ollided into its rear. Students were on the bus at the time,but no one was injured. M inor collision involves a school bus; no children injured Get the paper delivered to you! 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, February 22, 2013Page 7A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION C ASE 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, NA 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: L OTS 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 Michalak Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F12013280 WELLSLPS-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 (8132 51-4766, 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 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000811 DIVISION: JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR 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 AGAINST, ALMA HATHAWAY HEFLIN, DECEASED; DALE HATHAWAY SACEMAN A/K/A DALE H. SACEMAN AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF ALM A 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 H ATHAWAY 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 HATHAWA Y HEFLIN REVOCABLE TRUST DATED MAY 24, 1999; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THORUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN 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 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 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 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 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. CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-001145 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, PLAINTIFF, VS. DENISE R. BENOIT, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S NOTICE OF ACTION To: Denise R. Benoit RESIDENCE: UNKNOWN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 4602 Del Rio Ln, Bonita Springs, FL 34134 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 28 AND THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 29, BLOCK 30, OF LEISURE LAKES, SECTION FOUR, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 29, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action, on Gladstone Law Group, P.A., attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 1499 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33486, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before March 26, 2013 or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk of the Court 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 at 863-534-4686, 255 North Broadway Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. February 22; March 1, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000440 SEC.: CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, v. LADONNA PAEDAE F/K/A LADONNA BURY N/K/A LADONNA RODRIGUEZ LADONNA P. BURY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S T O 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 SUBD IVISION, 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 P ER 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 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, P laintiff, vs. Kevin Dewberry; Amanda Dewberry; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2, Defendants. N OTICE 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 and 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 (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to ex-p lain your functional limitations and suggest an auxillary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. February 15, 22, 2013 1050L egals 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 BOOK 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 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 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 eService: 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 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 N OTICE 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 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 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 Representat ive 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. N otice 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, o r other claimants; and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property 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 has 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. 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C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunFriday, February 22, 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 B EGINNING; thence continue North 89 degrees 50 minutes 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 0 3 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 UNRECORDED, 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 PUBLIC AUCTION: MARCH 22, 2013 AT: 9:00 AM LOCATION: AVON TOWING 1102 KERSEY ST. AVON PARK, FL 33825 YEAR MAKE VIN # 1999 CHEVROLET 1G1JC5249X7220434 February 22, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000718 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. GILBERTO CASTILLO, MARIA VICTORIA CASTILLO, UNKNOWN TENANT #1 n/k/a JOHN HENSLEY; Defendants. 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 f orth 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. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, February 22, 2013Page 9A 2005 FORDTAURUS SE 4DR, Auto, Cruise Control, Cold A/C, Good Tires, Runs A-1, Looks Like New in & out, Regularly Serviced. Price Reduced to $5,000 To Sell! 863-465-1713 or 863-465-9100 2000 NISSANALTIMA GLE, 4DR., Cold A/C. Power seats & steering, Sunroof, Leather, Alloy Wheels & New Tires Very Clean & Reliable. Asking $4300 obo. 863-461-1713 of 863-465-9100 2000 FORDEXPLORER V-8 5.0 XLP White, Sunroof, Stock Tint, Leather Interior, Tow Package, Good A/C & Heat, CD/AM/FM. $2500 obo. 863-212-2413 9450Automotive for Sale 9000 TransportationEXERCISE BIKENew, used 1 hr. Cost $296. Will sell for $175. Also a 3 wheel Bicycle $150. 1 -877-243-2823-863-385-6007. 8150F itness & ExerciseEquipment1999 BAYLINERCAPRI 1800cj, 18', 125hp outboard Mercury, stereo system, trailer, canopy, very low hours (used by ``Snowbird'' only 2 or 3 times per year), $6500, 863-655-5826. 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, h ave an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520P ets & Supplies SEBRING MULTI-FAMILYSale Saturday, Feb. 23 8 am -1 pm tools, houshold goods, bedding, everything goes 1697 Manatee SEBRING MULTI-FAMILYGarage/Yard Sale on February 22, 8 am-5 pm & 23 8 am-noon. Furniture, toys, clothes, electronics, etc... 8624 Hampshire Dr. SEBRING MULTIFAMILY SALE! 225 & 226 Rail Ave., Fri & Sat, Feb, 22 & 23, 8am -4pm. Dishwasher, Household Items, Tools. Too Much To List!! SEBRING FRI.SAT. 9 4pm. 8317 Pine Glen Rd. In Spring Lake. Twin bed, elec. stove, gas dryer, custom jewelry, clothes, books, shoes & more! SEBRING CHURCHYARD SALE Saturday, February 23rd. 7:00 am 12:30 pm Emmanuel United Church of Christ 1.8 miles west of US 27 On Hammock Road A Bargain Bonanza! Donuts, Coffee, Sodas, Hot Dogs. Information call 863-471-1999 SEBRING -MOVING CARPORT SALE, Fri.-Sat., 10am-4pm, 2712 Bolin Lane, l ast street in Oak Ridge Mobile Home Park, Desoto Road. Tools (outside and inside), household, lots of items! SEBRING -*CARVA HILLS AREA* Multi Famly Sale! 6609 Old Oak Ave. Thur-Fri-Sat, Feb. 21-22-23, 9am 4 pm. Small appliances, Cookbooks, Collectibles, Bakeware, Dishes, Pots & Pans, Household items, Pictures, Furn. Too Much To List!! SEBRING *MULTI FAMILY SALE 3335 US 27 S. (accross from Sweet Bay), Fri/Sat, Feb. 22/23, 8am/ 2pm, Furn. Sm. appl., Linens, Antiques, Books, Area rugs, clothes, Pictures, Toys. Cookbooks. Too Much To List! LORIDA COMMUNITYYARD SALE! Istokpoga Shores, Multi-Family Sale! Fri Sat. Feb. 22 & 23, 8 ?. From US 27, east on 98 to Cowhouse Rd., Rt. on Cowhouse 2 miles to right on Fishtail Lane. LAKE PLACIDSAT. 8 ?. 252 Hallmark Ave. Kitchen, Furn., Teen Bedroom Set, Build A Bears, American Girl Dolls, clothes & more. LAKE PLACIDFRI. SAT. 8-3pm. 101 Sunfish Ln. Multi-Family Sale! LAKE PLACID*Multi Family* Sylvan Shores (east side of US 27 Cedarbrook St., Fri. 2/22, 8am-? Sm. appl., Motorcycle helmets, Clothes ( men's winter ware too), Household items. Too Much To List! LAKE PLACID*MOVING SALE 518 US Hwy 27 S. Compton Storrage (in rear at Unit C-5), Fri& Sat, Feb 22& 23, 8am ? Antiq., Longaberger baskets, Boyd bears,Dressers, TV stand. More! LAKE PLACID* PLACID LAKES 664 Claremont Ave., Sat. Feb. 23, 8AM-? Collectibles, Antiques, Paintings, Adjustable Bed, Household, Furn. Something For Everyone! AVON PARK* VILLA DEL SOL* Park Wide Yard & Craft Sale! Sat.FEB. 23rd, 8AM-12 PM. ONLY! Free Coffee & Map at Clubhouse. Behind Winn Dixie AVON PARK* MULTI FAMILY SALE / 60 YEARS OF TREASURERS 1953 Terrapin Rd (off Stryker Rd. 23, 8am ? Furn., Sm. Appl., Hallmark Christmas Decor. Too Much Too List! 7320Garage &Yard Sales15TH ANNUAL WINTER Garage Sale TANGLEWOOD RV RESORTSaturday February 23rd, 2013 Doors open 8 a.m. 11 a.m. 100 + tables of garage, household, & R.V. needs. Plus furniture, books, many duplicate items when downsizing from 2 homes to 1, Crafts, sporting goods, clothing, golf, fishing, and tools. Sale held indoors, & in front of the Main Hall. Coffee & Donuts available. Tanglewood Resort, 1/2 mile N. of Wal-Mart on US 27. 7320Garage &Yard Sales WINDOWS /LAP TOP COMPUTER (five yrs. attach's.Need Money for Medical bills. Worth more/will sacrifice. $99. 863-471-0098 SCULPTURED CONCRETEflowerbed garden edging, straight and curved pieces, painted beige, many pieces, good shape, $1 each, 863-385-1604. PUMP -Irrigation or Shallow Well, 1/2 HP Craftsman, Used only 6 weeks. $100. 863-465-0335 or 863-464-0027 POST OFFICEINSTALLED CLUSTER BOXES Like new. Rubbermaid mailbox & post only used 6 mo. $40. both. 863-314-8444 PORTABLE SEWINGMACHINE Sears. $45. Call 863-385-6214 ANTIQUE DRESSER/ 6 Drawer with Full Mirror / Maghoany. $75 obo. 863-835-1734 7310Bargain Buys PIANO -ELBRIDGE WITH BENCH $450 OBO. CALL 863-658-2673 LOWREY DIRECTORORGAN Roll top desk closure. Insured @ $8000. Moving, $2500 obo. 863-314-0287 7260MusicalMerchandise 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. RENTED!!!!!! LAKE PLACID3/2 131 Loquat Rd. Screened patio. $700/mo. + $1,000. security. Call 305-804-5464 AVON PARKNice 2BR/2BA House. No pets. $700/mo. Deposit required. Call 419-722-0179 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. p lus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses NORTH AVONPARK 1BR, 1BA, G/W/S paid, you pay electric. No pets, 1 yr. lease. Deposit $300. $380 Monthly. Call 863-873-5433 LAKE PLACIDAPARTMENTS & HOMES for rent from $350 / mo. Call Sara Rios @ CENTURY 21 Compton Realty 863-465-1458BEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING2BR/1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping. $595/mo. 8 63-446-1822 6200UnfurnishedApartments AVON PARKNW APARTMENTS 2BR/2BA $450 mo. New 1BR/1BA $395 mo. Plus 1st & Sec. Central Heat & Air. No Dogs or Cats. 863-449-0195 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING FURNISHED/UNFURNISHED 1BR or Studios, on the circle. Some Utilities incl. $450 600. Attn: Vets. Special programs for veterans, subsidize payments, call to see if you qualify. 863-386-9100. 6150FurnishedApartmentsSEBRING 2BR/2BAcondo, close to shopping, pool, W/S/G incl., $600 mo. plus sec. deposit. No pets/no smokers, 863-441-0814. 6100Villas & CondosFor RentAVON PARKBeautiful Lake View. 2BR/1BA. Includes Water & Garbage. Washer & Dryer connection. Safe neighborhood. Dead End St. Pets allowed. No Pitt Bulls. $450 + Deposit. 863-453-4914 or 863-414-2871 6050D uplexes for Rent 6000 R entals SEBRING RENTTO OWN 2/2 All Appliances, D/W, Washer/Dryer & Carport. 4526 Ferdinand. $1000 damage deposit, $600/mo. 863-446-2414 LAKE PLACID/ Sebring DW Mobile Home 2BR/ 2BA, Central A/C/Heat. Screened porch, Carport. W/D hook up. Large lawn, quiet area. No pets. 863-840-0494 or 863-465-1451 5150Mobile HomesFor Rent SELECTION OF1 & 2 Bedroom Units For Sale in friendly/active 55+ Park, located near shopping, banks, & hospital. Reasonable lot rent incl. S/W/G & Lawn mowing. Call for more info. or to view units. No pets please. 863-385-7034 SEBRING 2005MOBILE HOME 2/2 & Own Lot. Never lived in. $39,900. Owner financing. 863-385-9134 NEW PALMHARBOR HOMES M OBILE CONDO $39,900 Delivered to your site $0 down financing John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 AVON PARK55+. 12 x 48 Mobile Home, 1BR/1BA w/Florida Room, Front porch, Carport. Sewer/Water & Garbage incl. $5500. 863-221-2447 5050M obile HomesFor Sale 5000 M obile Homes 4000 R eal Estate 3000 Financial SUNSHINE PAYDAY LOANS Full time clerk needed Must be organized and Have excellent Customer Service skills Fax resumes to: 863-678-2170 STANLEY STEAMERNow Accepting Applications for Cleaning Technician. Good Driving Record, People Person. 863-655-2158 SEEKING WELLExp. Medical office help. Exc. billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are a MUST Part-time. Fax resume to: 866-593-0635 or email to: medicalofficebilling@yahoo.com SEEKING FULLTIME MEDICAL ASSISTANT & FRONT DESK for Sebring, Lake Placid Office. Must posses positive attitude, 3 years medical exp. & must be dependable. Send cover letter & resume to: Box 120, The News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring FL,33870. RESIDENT MANAGERPOSITION Management Position Available. South Central Florida, 590 site, 55+ Mobile Home/RV Community is seeking a motivated, dependable person to serve as Resident Manager/maintenance Supervisor. Qualified applicants should be experienced in all aspects of grounds and facilities operations and maintenance, coordination of maintenance employees, and be able to function in a team oriented environment serving 1000+ residents. This salary position with excellent benefits package. (Salary commensurate w/exp. sume to: Andrew Fells 1850 US Hwy. 27 S. Avon Park, Fl. 33825 or email to : rosl@strato.net Job description available upon request. RECEPTIONIST PARTTIME RECEPTIONIST p osition available for weekends, Saturday and Sunday. Must have computer experience, knowledge of Word and Excel, switch board experience and a customer focused approach. Apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd. Avon Park. 863-453-6674 EOE, M/F, DFWP. NOW HIRINGP/T Drivers and Drivers Assistants for the PRIDE Tire Retread Plant located at Avon Park Correctional. Class A CDL license is preferred. All Candidates are required to lift truck tires weighing 75+ lbs. repeatedly and work 12+ hrs. in a single day. Candidates must also be able to pass an NCIC background check and a drug screening. Drivers start at $14/hr., Assistants $10.75/hr. 25-30 hrs./week. S erious candidates only. Contact Andy Aunspaugh or Cheryl Whidden at 1-800-929-2715 to arrange an interview. MEDICAL RECEPTIONISTSFOR BUSY OFFICE. Send reply to Box 125, The News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring FL,33870. 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 LIL WIZARDSACADEMY Is Looking for F/T & P/T Teachers. P lease call 863-214-8639 or email jamesbox_3408@yahoo.com ESTIMATOR NEEDEDFor Local precast hollowcore company. Construction estimating experience required. Precast estimating experience preferred. Drafting experienced a plus. Please send resume and salary requirements to juliem@floridaprecastind.com. Fax: 863-655-1215 2100H elp WantedEXPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort Keepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 DIRECT SUPPORTPROFESSIONALS wanted for Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults. HS diploma or 2 year associated experience, valid FL Drivers License and clean criminal background req. Please complete application at www.jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida863-452-5141 DIESEL MECHANICNEEDED for local h ollowcore precast company. Welding/Electrical skills required. Competitive benefit package. Email resume/salary requirements to juliem@floridaprecastind.com. Fax: 863-655-1215 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentNOW BOOKINGfor St. Patrick's Day, Mardi Gras Dances or Entertainment. Great Rates! Cocktail Parties, Dinners, All Occasions. Vocals Harmonica Guitar. 50"s 60's Blues Country Rock N Roll. Call THE STANMAN 863-414-5284 1550ProfessionalServices 1100AnnouncementsCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION You are hereby notified that the public Logic and Accuracy (L & A be used for the March 12, 2013 City of Sebring election w ill begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 4500 Kenilworth Blvd. Suite 102, Sebring, FL. After testing at the warehouse is completed, the remainder of the t esting will be at the Supervisor of Elections Office, located a t 580 South Commerce Avenue, Room 201A, Sebring, FL on the same day. I f you have any questions, please call the Supervisor of Elections office at 402-6655. N ote: Any person who might wish to appeal any decision made at this meeting is hereby advised that he will need a r ecord of the proceedings and for such purpose may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is m ade which will include the testimony and evidence upon w hich such appeal is to be based per Section 286.0105. Kathy Haley, CMC C ity Clerk City of Sebring F ebruary 22, 2013 ***************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY L EGAL NOTICES **************************************** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County C ommissioners and are being published in the f ont, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055H ighlandsCounty Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC 12-1182 HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiffs, vs. JAI K. BAHADUR and GAYATRI D. BAHADUR, Husband and Wife, if alive and if not, their unknown spouse, heirs, devisess, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or a gainst JAI K. BAHADUR and GAYATRI D. BAHADUR, and all claimants under any of such party; Defendants. NOTICE OF SUIT-PROPERTY TO: JAI K. BAHADUR, if alive and if not, their unk nown spouse, heirs, devisess, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against JAI K. BAHADUR, and all claimants under any of such party; 216 Jet Way NW, Lake Placid, FL 33852 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: The Property: 3015 Brunns Road, Sebring, FL 33872 That portion of the East Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 35, Township 34 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida described as follows: Beginning at the Southeast corner of the said East Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 35; run thence North along the East line of said East Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 35, a distance of 138.00 feet; run thence West and parallel to the south line of said East Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of said Section a distance of 230.00 feet; run thence South and parallel to the aforesaid East line a distance of 138.00 feet to the south line of the said E ast Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 35; run thence East and long the aforesaid south line a distance of 230.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS AND EXCEPT Brunns Road and State Road No. 634 a/k/a Highlands Hammock Road. Also known as: Tract 1 of WALLACE STEVENS UNRECORDED. Together with: 1973 Mana Mobile Home, ID#0639689386DT, Title #6129543. Parcel Identification Number: C -35-34-28-030-0000-0010 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to John K. McClure, Esquire, JOHN K. MCCLURE, P.A., 211 South Ridgewood Drive, Sebring, FL 3 3870, the Plaintiff's attorney, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled court on or before March 19, 2013; otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 7th day of February, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration at Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; telephone (8637 prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 22; March 1, 2013 1050Legals Classified ads get fast results WANT NEW FURNITURE Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds 314-9876 Then shop till you drop!CITY OF SEBRING 2X2 AD # 00027786 COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CARE 2X5 AD # 00027792 DUMMY 2013 CIRCULATION MANAGER 2X3 AD # 00026405 DUMMY 2013 NEWS EDITOR 2X6 AD # 00026406AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00027029 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00027491


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C M Y K Special to the News-SunAVON PARK There were 52 Special STARS athletes competing in horseshoes, shuffleboard and bocce during the Senior Games at Reflections on Silver Lake on Feb. 11. The residents at the park hosted the games by offering two weeks of training and they wrapped it up with a competition. After competing,the athletes marched behind Reflections resident Terry Derbyshire as he played his bagpipes. He lead the crowd into the clubhouse for the awards ceremony and pizza party. Competing in shuffleboard were Tim Johnson,Richy Rossner,Tamara Anna, Frances Goff,Josh Croston, Fred Moore,Bryan Bishop, Jimmy Phipps,Jim Kentfield, Kenny Roberts,Deb Weisgerber,Ilana Levy, Bobby Byrd,Rene Herrera, Perry Bright,Maria Concepcion,Francesca DiMeglio,Maricel Moreno, Patty Toepper,Leslie Hollandy,Bill Sobczak, Brian Harrison,Maria Rivera,Sue Talios,Terry Richardson,Eva Monk, Timmy Cypress,Bill Wheeler,Bobby Brewington and Larry Rivers. Competing in bocce were Jacquelyn Furry,Minnie S ue Reid,Emily Harrison, Lorraine Steeves,Rob Ward, Helena Spies,Sharon Carpenter,Alex Lopez, Special to the News-SunSEBRING Pickleball is a game which is still foreign to most people in Highlands County,but there are several active seniors who are working hard to change that. One of those is David Majick of Highlands Ridge,a high school teacher for 34 years who had students playing pickleball way back in the 70s. David was a head basketball coach for 25 years in five high schools in Ohio. The Majicks bought in Highlands Ridge in 1999 and David has kept busy with golfing,fishing and playing pickleball. He,along with Brian Gilles,introduced pickleball to Highlands Ridge in 2010. Highlands Ridge now has two good courts but the 30 players would love to have more. Majick knows that his players in Highlands Ridge still have work to do to compete against other communities. He has now worked to re-introduce the concept of crosstown rivalry that exists at the high school level by starting the South Central Florida Pickleball By DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comLAKE PLACID It started o ut sloppy for Lake Placid Tuesday in their early-seas on,cross-county contest with Sebring. But the Dragons cleaned it u p,kept battling and flipped the script late in a 5-4 win over the Blue Streaks The kids played hard, Lake Placid head coach Dan C oomes said afterward. Not well,but hard. They stuck with it after getting down early and have that go-after-i t-ness,if thats even a word. They needed to get after it when the Streaks struck f or a pair of runs in the top of the first. J ordan Austin lead things off by drawing a walk off Dragon starter Jacob Cram, and after moving to second one out later,came in tos core on a Cullen Lovett single to right. An error then put runners on first and third,with another error brought home thes econd run of the inning. Southpaw Jonathan Struck then took the mound for Sebring and rolled through the Lake Placid order,striking out eight in his four innings of scoreless work. Cram settled in and w orked a one-two-three second,but the Streaks got on the board again in the third. Catcher Wyatt Johnson started the frame with a sin-g le to center before giving way to designated runner Landon Willey,who promptly stole second. Dragon shortstop Tyler Carr then made a diving stab of a liner off Lovetts bat, though Willey got back to s econd in time to avoid being doubled up. He then stole third and came in on a wild pitch to inch the lead up to 3-0. L ake Placid got itsfirst runners on base in the bottom of the third,with Heath Harris drawing a walk and Rufino Gutierrez reaching on an error. But they were stranded as Struck struck out the side. T hey threatened again in the fourth when Morgan Lott laced a one-out double down the left-field line and moved to third on a grounder to ther ight side by Cram. But a deep shot to center off Nathan Stanles bat was tracked down to retire the side. A pair of errors in the top of the fifth then allowed My son Chris and his wife Cindy live in Jupiter and from time to time they come over for the weekend with their two daughters,Kayla and Kate,and the newest member of the family,my grandson Connor. My granddaughters love to visit Grandma and Grandpa,I suspect because we have a poola nd they love to swim. They also enjoy fishing; although their atten-t ion span leaves alot to be desired. Before the weekend a rrived,I checked the weather report and it was pretty clear that we were in for the coldest weekend of 2013,so heating the pool seemed to make little sense. Im sure Kate,the boldest of the two,would have gone swimming regardless of the cold weather,but Mom and Dad probably wouldnt have approved. With the wind blowing at 15 20 mph,taking the girls out in my bass-boat, didnt make alot of sens e e ither,so we opted to fish off my new dock on LakeC lara,the small lake in my backyard. Catching up with Kate proved to be the biggest challenge. S he had to take a ride on her great-grandmothers electric wheel-chair, then numerous attempts to ride my new 21-speedb icycle,play with the dogs,and then feeding her hamster. While Chris and I were getting the rods,electric motor and battery ready, my cell phone rang. It was my wife,who was apparently locked in SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, February 22, 2013 P age 3B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE The Green Dragons erupt in celebration after a 5-4, come-from-behind win over visiting Sebring Tuesday night. Fishin Around Don Norton Girls just wanna have fun Courtesy photo Dons granddaughter Kate shows off one of the bass she caught during her visit last weekend, when she g ot down to fishing. Dragons stun Blue Streaks Lake Placid5Sebring4 See LP,Page 4B B y TAYLOR TUBBS News-Sun correspondentSEBRING This is one of the biggest wins weve hads ince I have been coaching, said Sebring head softball coach Joe Sinness. This game is the first time we have beatH aines City in the past four and a half years. Quite an amazing f eat for the Lady Streaks. On Tuesday night the S treaks took on the Haines City Hornets at home,where t hey were able to come away with an exciting,5-4 victory. Sebring got a big lead early on in the bottom of the first after holding the Hornetso ff in the top half of the inning. Kara Faircloth, Loren Eures,Chelsea Bassett and CarlyH offner were all able to come across the plate,giving Sebring a4 -0 lead. That was really great,said Sinness. It was ag ood way to start the game. A similar story weaved i tself for the second inning, as the Sebring defense was able to hold off the Hornets in the top of the second. Sebring scored again in the bottom of the second when Taryn OBannon was able to make a run into home off of a hit by Hoffner,giving the Streaks a substantial 5-0 lead. The third inning went by w ithout a run for either team. In the top of the fourth, H aines City seemed to find i ts mark with the ball and was able to make several runs. The Hornets made their f irst score of the night after a force out attempt was missed. Haines City scored three more times in the fourth inning,after a hit flew out toc enter field,to make the score a more closely contested match of 5-4. In the top of fifth inning the Streaks were able toe ffectively handle the Hornets with two ground outs from short to first,and the third out caught by the leftf ielder. In the bottom of the fifth H offner and Bassett got on base with walks,but the Lady Streaks sting Hornets S ebring5H aines City4 S ee SEBRING,Page 4B Courtesy photo Emily Harrison aims her bocce ball down the court as she competes in the Special STARS Senior Games on Monday, Feb. 11. Senior athletes compete for awards Courtesy photo David Majick made the push for Pickleball at Highlands Ridge. South Central Florida Pickleball League See FISH,Page 4B See MAJICK,Page 3B See STARS,page 3B


C M Y K 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. A ny questions, please call 382-9622.Youth OlympicsSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis hosting a Youth O lympics on Saturday, March 2 from 9 a.m.-Noon to honor Bo Alvarez. T here will be both boy and girl divis ions for ages 6-14. Medallions will be awarded for six different events, includes lunch and t-shirt. Call 382-9622 for questions.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 sport and age category. Register in Building B, Highlands Campus or any SFSC campus or center. For more information, contact Community Education (Lauren Redick 784-7388 or email CommunityEducation@southflorida.edu.FTA February ActivitiesSaturday, Feb. 23 Trail Maintenance at Green Swamp East, Lakeland. Meet at Rock Ridge Rd. gate. Directions: From US-98 in nor th Lakeland turn east on Rock Ridge Rd., atf ork bear left and continue 4.2 miles to gate on your left. From SR-33 in Polk City travel north, turn left (west on Rock Ridge Rd., after 2 or 3 miles gate w ill be on your right. Contact Janice Anderson, phone 813345-1609 or email scroggie@aol.com for meet-up time and other information.L P 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 coa ch Cheshire at 699-5010, ext. 263.Florida DEP Trail RunsThe Florida Department of Environmental Protection is hosting the following Trail Runs in the State Parks listed below There are five weeks remaining in the Seven Trail Runs in Seven Weeks in Seven Award Winning State Parks. The trail runs include both 5 and 10 K runs. Race awards for all age groups and Tshirts for everyone who registers. You can pre register at www.active.com or call (239 Pre race registration is $20 and day of race registration is $30. All the races start at 1:00 p.m. Bring the family and run together. Come early or stay late and enjoy the parks For more information please contact Terry Cerullo at (239or terry.cerullo@dep.state.fl.us. February 24 Highlands Hammock State Park, 5931 Hammock Road, Sebring, 33872 March 3 Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park, 12301 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda, 33955 March 10 Charlotte Harbor Preser ve State Park, 12301 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda, 33955 March 17 Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, 137 Coastline Drive, Copeland, 34137 March 24 Little Manatee River State Park, 215 Lightfoot Road Wimauma, 33598 EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB New York3219.627 Brooklyn3322.6001 Boston2826.5195.5 Philadelphia2230.42310.5 Toronto2233.40012 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami3714.725 Atlanta2923.5588.5 Washington1537.28822.5 Orlando1539.27823.5 Charlotte1341.24125.5 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana3321.611 Chicago3122.5851.5 Milwaukee2627.4916.5 Detroit2234.39312 Cleveland1737.31516WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio4312.782 Memphis3518.6607 Houston3026.53613.5 Dallas2429.45318 New Orleans1936.34524 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3915.722 Denver3421.6185.5 Utah3124.5648.5 Portland2529.46314 Minnesota2031.39217.5 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3917.696 Golden State3123.5747 L.A. Lakers2629.47312.5 Sacramento1936.34519.5 Phoenix1837.32720.5 ___ Tuesdays Games Charlotte 105, Orlando 92 Toronto 96, Washington 88 Brooklyn 113, Milwaukee 111, OT Memphis 105, Detroit 91 Chicago 96, New Orleans 87 Denver 97, Boston 90 Utah 115, Golden State 101 Phoenix 102, Portland 98 San Antonio 108, Sacramento 102 Wednesdays Games Detroit 105, Charlotte 99 Memphis 88, Toronto 82 Indiana 125, New York 91 Houston 122, Oklahoma City 119 Minnesota 94, Philadelphia 87 Brooklyn 97, Milwaukee 94 Miami 103, Atlanta 90 Cleveland 105, New Orleans 100 Dallas 111, Orlando 96 Golden State 108, Phoenix 98 L.A. Lakers 113, Boston 99 Thursdays Games Miami at Chicago, late San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, late Fridays Games Chicago at Charlotte, 7 p.m. New York at Toronto, 7 p.m. Detroit at Indiana, 7 p.m. Denver at Washington, 7 p.m. Sacramento at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Houston at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. Orlando at Memphis, 8 p.m. Dallas at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Boston at Phoenix, 9 p.m. San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Portland at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.LEADERSSCORING FGFTPTSAVG Durant, OKC502457156429.0 Anthony, NYK433260124528.3 James, MIA529258138927.2 Bryant, LAL5193361465 26.6 Harden, HOU426466142926.5 Irving, CLE375186102023.7 REBOUNDS OFFDEFTOTAVG Howard, LAL16441357711.8 Randolph, MEM22037359311.6 Vucevic, ORL18943262111.5 Asik, HOU18945564411.5 Noah, CHI19137156211.5 Chandler, NYK22834056811.1 ASSISTS GASTAVG Rondo, BOS3842011.1 Paul, LAC444229.6 Vasquez, NOR555179.4 Holiday, PHL484238.8 Westbrook, OKC544358.1 Parker, SAN524017.7 STEALS GSTLAVG Paul, LAC441142.59 Conley, MEM511142.24 Westbrook, OKC541041.93 Lin, HOU561071.91 Jennings, MIL531001.89 Ellis, MIL53991.87 BLOCKED SHOTS GBLKAVG Sanders, MIL471533.26 Ibaka, OKC521542.96 Duncan, SAN451252.78 Hibbert, IND541432.65 Howard, LAL491132.31 3-POINT FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE 3FG 3FGAPCT Korver, ATL131281.466 Calderon, DET101220.459 Novak, NYK99222.446 Webster, WAS86193.446 Curry, GOL155348.445 FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE FGFGAPCT Chandler, NYK218327.667 Jordan, LAC211352.599 Splitter, SAN216365.592 Howard, LAL294504.583 Hickson, POR277486.570 FREE THROW PERCENTAGE FTFTAPCT Durant, OKC457504.907 Curry, GOL155171.906 Collison, DAL156173.902 Martin, OKC163181.901 Redick, ORL115129.891EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA New Jersey934224238 Pittsburgh1160225744 N.Y. Rangers861173938 Philadelphia891175154 N.Y. Islanders691134657 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Montreal1141234635 Boston922203731 Ottawa962204032 Toronto1070204840 Buffalo6101134756 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Carolina851174140 Tampa Bay861175947 Winnipeg681133747 Florida474123556 Washington591114151WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago1303295534 Nashville845213938 St. Louis962205351 Detroit763174348 Columbus4102103651 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver834204437 Minnesota762163338 Colorado771153843 Edmonton663153641 Calgary573134054 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim1221255339 San Jose843193934 Phoenix862184441 Dallas871174143 Los Angeles762163638 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Tuesdays Games Chicago 4, Vancouver 3, SO Winnipeg 2, Buffalo 1 Montreal 3, N.Y. Rangers 1 Ottawa 3, N.Y. Islanders 1 Tampa Bay 4, Toronto 2 San Jose 2, St. Louis 1 Nashville 4, Detroit 3, OT Los Angeles 3, Edmonton 1 Wednesdays Games Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 5 Colorado 1, St. Louis 0, OT Los Angeles 3, Calgary 1 Thursdays Games Buffalo at Toronto, late Florida at Philadelphia, late New Jersey at Washington, late Winnipeg at Carolina, late N.Y. Islanders at Montreal, late N.Y. Rangers at Ottawa, late Boston at Tampa Bay, late Columbus at Detroit, late Vancouver at Dallas, late Minnesota at Edmonton, late Fridays Games Florida at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Vancouver at Nashville, 8 p.m. San Jose at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.SCORING LEADERSGPGAPTS Vanek, Buf16121325 Crosby, Pit1771825 Stamkos, TB15101222 Kane, Chi1691322 St. Louis, TB1541822 Zetterberg, Det1651621 Tavares, NYI1611920 Malkin, Pit1741620 Kunitz, Pit1761319 Elias, NJ1641519 Datsyuk, Det1581018 Voracek, Phi1861218 Ribeiro, Was1551318 3 tied with 17 pts.BASEBALLAmerican League BOSTON RED SOXPlaced OF Ryan Kalish on the 60-day DL. KANSAS CITY ROYALSAgreed to terms with LHP Tim Collins, LHP Danny Duffy, LHP John Lamb, LHP Will Smith, RHP Kelvin Herrera, RHP Greg Holland, INF Johnny Giavotella, INF Eric Hosmer, INF Elliot Johnson, INF Mike Moustakas, OF Lorenzo Cain and OF David Lough on one-year contracts. SEATTLE MARINERSTraded 1B/OF Mike Carp to Boston for a player to be named or cash considerations. TEXAS RANGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Josh Lindblom, OF Engel Beltre, OF Julio Borbon and OF Craig Gentry on one-year contracts. National League MIAMI MARLINSAgreed to terms with RHP Arquimedes Caminero, RHP Jose Ceda, RHP Sam Dyson, RHP Nathan Eovaldi, LHP Brad Hand, RHP Chris Hatcher, LHP Braulio Lara, RHP A.J. Ramos and OF Marcell Ozuna on oneyear contracts. Frontier League FLORENCE FREEDOMAcquired INF Eric Groff and INF Anthony Scelfo from Laredo (AA JOLIET SLAMMERSSigned 1B Leighton Pangilinan. RIVER CITY RASCALSSigned RHP Cameron Bayne. Transferred SS Matt Serna to the retired list. SCHAUMBURG BOOMERSTraded RHP Patrick Mincey to Grand Prairie (AAa player to be named. WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTSPlaced RHP Tyson Corley and RHP Stephen Sauer on the suspended list.FOOTBALLNational Football League NFLNamed John Brody senior vice president of sponsorship and media sales. HOUSTON TEXANSNamed Jeff Zgonina assistant defensive line coach and Russell Joyner director of football information systems.HOCKEYNational Hockey League NHLSuspended Vancouver Canucks F Jannik Hansen for one game for a hit to the head on Chicago Blackhawks Marian Hossa. ANAHEIM DUCKSAgreed to terms withG Viktor Fasth on a two-year contract extension. BOSTON BRUINSPromoted F Alden Hirschfeld from South Carolina (ECHL to Providence (AHL BUFFALO SABRESFired coach Lindy Ruff. Waived F Cody McCormick. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSActivated RW Cam Atkinson from injured reserve. Placed F Brandon Dubinsky on the injured list. Reassigned C Nick Drazenovic to Springfield (AHL FLORIDA PANTHERSRecalleed G Jacob Markstrom from San Antonio (AHL Cincinnati (ECHL LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Softball vs.Mulberry,7 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Meet,Avon Park,1 p.m.; Girls at Heartland Conference Meet,Sebring,1 p.m. SATURDAY: Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Meet,Avon Park,9 a.m.; Girls at Heartland Conference Meet,Sebring,9 a.m. Sebring TODAY: Baseball vs.DeSoto,7 p.m.; Softball at LaBelle,5:30/7:30 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Meet,Avon Park,1 p.m.; Girls Tennis hosts Heartland Conference Meet,1 p.m. SATURDAY: Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Meet,Avon Park,9 a.m.; Girls Tennis hosts Heartland Conference Meet,9 a.m. SFSC FRIDAY: Baseball vs.Dundalk,Md.,1 p.m.; Softball vs.Broward,1 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball vs.Broward,doubleheader,1 p.m. TUESDAY: Softball at Indian River,2 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball vs.State College of Florida,6 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Baseball at McKeel,4 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.Frostproof,6 p.m.; Softball at Ridge,6 p.m.; Boys Tennis hosts Heartland Conference Meet,1 p.m.; Girls at Heartland Conference Meet,Sebring,1 p.m.; Boys Weightlifting at LaBelle Invite,4 p.m. SATURDAY: Boys Tennis hosts Heartland Conference Meet,9 a.m.; Girls at Heartland C onference Meet,Sebring,9 a.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 Kendall Holt vs. Lamont Peterson . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 1 1 1 1 p p m m A rt Hovhannisyan vs. Logan McGuiness S S H H O OS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p m m Cornelius Bundrage vs. Ishe Smith . . S S H H O ON N B B A A F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p m m Minnesota at Oklahoma City . . . . E E S S P P N N 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p m m San Antonio at Golden State . . . . E E S S P P N NTimes, games, channels all subject to change A A U U T T O O R R A A C C I I N N G G F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p m m NASCAR Daytona Qualifying . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 1 1 : : 1 1 5 5 p p m m N ASCAR Daytona . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NG G O O L L F F F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a m m LPGA Honda LPGA Thailand . . . . G G O O L L F F 2 2 p p m m PGA WGC Accenture Match Play . . G G O O L L F FS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n PGA WGC Accenture Match Play . . G G O O L L F F 2 2 p p m m PGA WGC Accenture Match Play . . N N B B C C 2 2 p p m m LPGA Honda LPGA Thailand . . . . G G O O L L F FN N H H L L S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p m m Tampa Bay at Carolina . . . . . . . S S U U N NC C O O L L L L E E G G E E B B A A S S K K E E T T B B A A L L L L F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p m m North Dakota State at Akron . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n Clemson at Maryland . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 1 1 p p m m Southern Mississippi at Memphis . . . S S U U N N 1 1 : : 3 3 0 0 p p m m Alabama at LSU . . . . . . . . . . 3 3 8 8 2 2 p p m m South Carolina at Georgia . . . . . . C C B B S S 2 2 p p m m Oklahoma State at West Virginia . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 4 4 p p m m Georgetown at Syracuse . . . . . . . C C B B S S 4 4 p p m m T ennessee at Texas A&M . . . . . . . 3 3 8 8 4 4 p p m m N orth Carolina State at North Carolina E E S S P P N N 4 4 p p m m Detroit at Wichita State . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 6 6 p p m m Marquette at Villanova . . . . . . . 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C M Y K League. The league has five teams: Highlands Ridge, Tanglewood, Riverbend (LaBelleAshton (Lake Wales) and Del Webb (Haines City). Majick has purposely restricted the number of teams as he knows how busy seniors are and wants to ensure that teams are able to fulfill their playing commitments. The league provides an way for players to move from recreational to competitive level by allowing stronger players to meet head to head Although he started the league, Majick lavishes praise on Wayne Buck and Mark Telfer of Tanglewood, Larry Judd from Lake Ashton, Riverbends Mickey Dorman and Bob Hoffman at Del Webb and mentions that, in his opinion, the best pure pickleballer in the league is Tanglewoods 75-year old Jim Maynard. To Majick,the future of pickleball is without limits. Presently, 150,000 people play pickleball, 10,000 play in The Villages alone. It was under the radar for years but has exploded over the last 5-10 years as players, who once played tennis, are turning to pickleball as an alternative. If youve never seen the game being played, venture over to Highlands Ridge or Tanglewood to see some great action. Tanglewood will be holding the league shootout on Monday, March 4, starting at 10:30 a.m. The Heartland Games for Active Adults Pickleball Tournament will also be held at Tanglewood on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16. To register contact Lauren Redick at 784-7388 or by email at CommunityEducation@southf lorida.edu The registration deadline is this Friday, Feb. 22. Carpenter, Alex Lopez, Kerrie Baker and Sandra Harper. Participants in horseshoes were Raymond Jackson, Greg Ruggs, Todd Gathercoal, Billy Owens, Edrei Lopez, John Smith, Ronnie Gladson, Tim Dowdy, Mac Smith and Mike Babich. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, February 22, 2013Page 3B SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 00027217 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 00027776 Golf HammockLast Monday, Feb. 18, the Mezza Group played Individual golf using Pro-Am Points at Golf Hammock Country Club. I n A group, Fred Latshaw scored plus 1 for first place Frank Borgul Brown and Mike Anselm were tied for second place at even. Danny Geier was in first place in B g roup with plus 2 and there was a tie for second place at minus 2 between J im Gulick and Bobby Culbert. In C group, Paul Brown II came in first place with plus 1 and Bobby Hughes was in second place with minus 1. Jack Bardelli scored plus 5 that was good for first place in D group and ins econd place was Paul Skidmore with plus 4. Ginny McVey came in first place in E group with plus 1, Terrie Trumbull in second place with minus 2 and tied with Bob Fidlin. T here was a tie in F group for first place between Pete Mezza and Jerry L indsay at even. Jim Reed scored plus 4 to take first place in G group, in second place was Greg Brewer at plus 2 and in third place was Jerry Patterson with plus 1. N ext Monday, Feb. 25, the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock beginning at 7:45 a.m. This will be a modified shotgun, so please arrive early to register. F or more information, call Pete at 414-2110.Lake June WestA Scramble was played Thursday, F eb. 14. Tying for first/second places were the teams of Orville and Eva Huffman, Bob and Elaine Orr and Walt Nagel; Margaret Schultz, Joanne McGill, Art Schmeltz, Wanda Jones and Don Boulton with 50 each. Third p lace, John and Kim Givens, Rick and Wendy Freeman andW ayne Eades with 51. Closest to the pin: (LadiesS tewart, 3-feet-6. (Menalt Nagel, 2-feet-2; and No. 4, Ralph Little, 12feet-2. T he Mens Association played a Mens League event on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Winning first place was the team of Doyan Eades, Sonny Shelton, B ill Fowler and Walt Nagel with 40; and second place, Claude C ash, Jack Maginnis, Don Boulton, John Ruffo and Bill Brouhlew ith 41. Tying for third/fourth places were the teams of J ohn Byron, Ralph Little, Orville Huffman and Joe Swartz; Dick Denhart, Ron Cobert, Howard L angston and Fred Neer with 42 each. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Ralph Little, 15-feet-10; No. 4, Don Boulton, 4 -feet-1; and No. 8, Claude Cash, 3feet. The Ladies Association played a M onday Ladies event Feb. 11. Winning first place was the team of W anda Jones, Carol Cobert, Donna Stewart and Chris Heath with 36; second place, Donna Palmatier, Margaret Schultz, Nancy Brower and Mary Malone with 38; and third place, Helene Mellon, Charlotte Mathew, Doris Weeks and Joanne McGill with 39. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Lynn Martin, 10-feet-2.5; No. 4, Kay Kalusniak, 23-feet-37; and No. 8, Doris W eeks, 7-feet-8.5.Placid LakesA Valentines Day Scramble (with 80 p layers) was played Thursday, Feb. 14. Winning first place was the team of Terry Moss, Tom and Geri Bramos and Howard Ticknor with 39.6; and second place, Floyd and Wanda Beers, Jim Rozzy and Dan King with 40.2. Tying for third/fourth places were the teams of Marc Bonneau, Jocelyn Paquet, M anon Roussin and Howard Ticknor; John and Marnie Rosettis, Carl and Patty Baptist with 41.6 each. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Ken Burnette, 2feet-3; and No. 11, Karen Wallin, 3-feet-5. P lacid Lakes Country Club would like to make mention of a couple recent HoleIn-Ones. Mike Ayers of Lake P lacid, No. 11, using a 7-iron at 130-yards; and Jack Hoerner of Lake Placid, No. 13, using a pitching wedge at 126-yards. The Mens Association played a 32-1 Best Ball tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 13. W inning first place was the team of Darrell Gardner, Roger Thompson, Bob Sheets and Wayne Wood with minus-28; and second place, Terry Moss, John Goble, Russ Isaacs and J ack Hoerner with minus-25. Tying for third/fourth places were the teams of John Moss, Bob McMillian, Lane Capp and Howard Ticknor; Darrell Horney, Frank Fisher and Larry Kress withm inus-22 each. Closest to the pin: No. 11, Frank Fisher, 6-feet-2. T he Ladies Association played a 32-1 Best Ball tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 12. W inning first place was the team of Judy Thompson, Carol Olsen, Narola Rosenberg and Dee Dee Harstine with minus-31; second place, Sue Mackey, Gloria Ziegler, Barb Moriarity and Carol J ones with minus-21; and third place, Alice Bitzer, Pat Haas, Joan Sniffen and Barb McArdle with minus-20. Closest to the pin: No. 13, Narola Rosenberg, 2-feet-2.S pringLakeOn Tuesday, Feb. 19, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association held an Individual Net Score Flighted tournament on the Cougar Trail golf course. In A Flight, first place went to Jan Hard, who shot 70 with a net 63. Jan bought drinks today for the Hole In One that he got in last weeks play. There was a tie for second between new member Bazz Van Willigen, who shot a gross 74, net 67, and old-timer Bob Hinde, who had a gross 77, net 67. Charlie Scoven took fourth place with a 77, net 68 and Kirby Gann came in fifth with 77, net 69. In the B Flight, Dale Stevens posted a gross 79, net 64 to take first, while Ken Rohr scored a net 65 to take second place. W ayne Nelson took third place with an 80, net 67 and Larry Colclasure took fourth with a net 69. There was a three-way tie for fifth at net 71 between Bart Rath, Gene Hearn and Gale Monda. The C Flight was won by Leon Van, w ho shot an 82 and the lowest net of the day a rousing 59. H e did say he wanted to see lower handicaps. There was a tie for second place between Caustic Ed Clay and Dave Docherty; both having excellent net 62s. Fourth place went to the ever-classy George Thomas, with a net 63, and fifth place was taken by the Guitar Man, Rick Nelson and a net 64. Another beautiful day under spacious skies at SpringLake Golf Resort. Continued from 1B STARS compete Courtesy photo Reflections on Silver Lake resident Terry Derbyshire plays the bagpipes as the Special STARS athletes march toward their Senior Games award ceremony. Continued from 1B Majick is casting a Pickleball spell S pecial to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Jeff ahoo Stanley is a native Floridian with a love of adventure. In his youth he moved to North Carolina, wrestled at Appalachian State, then in 1979 started Wahoos Adventures, a whitewater rafting operation that has grown to 30 employees and 150 boats. With kayaks, canoes, inner tubes, mountain bikes and rafts, it is a fun, affordable good time in the great outdoors. Twice it has been awarded National Outfitter of the Year by the Professional Paddlesports Association. For further information, please visit wahoosadventures.com or call 1-800-444RAFT. ahoo never forgot his Florida roots, and every winter he returns and plays senior softball in Lake Placid. On Monday, Feb. 18, his Yates Insurance team engaged in a see-saw struggle with Schoonis Restaurant. Yates rallied from 10 down to go on top, only to have Schoonis prevail in the last inning on a walk-off double by Tom Ashley. Dont blame Wahoo he had seven hits, including the cycle. Supporting Wahoo for Yates were Larry Oser (double) with six hits, and Cliff Bluml (HR with five hits apiece. Dick Cook went deep for the Insurers. For Schoonis, Richard Rucker had five hits. French-Canadian rookie Denis Cuillerier homered twice and played outstanding defense in center field. Bill Gallagher added a four-bagger. Central Security outlasted Seminole Tire in a 35-28 slugfest. Dana Hurlbut (three doubles), Tom Walsh (double Joe Hedges (two doubles and Ian McCuaig formed The Five Hit Club for the Securitymen, while Don Ward added a homer and two doubles. The Noles were paced by Norm Grubbs (two doubles, triple) and Darrel Richards with five hits apiece. Five other Seminole Tire hitters had four hits each. In Wednesday action, Schoonis (7-7 winning week with a 21-11 victory over Seminole Tire (5-9 Winning pitcher and MVP candidate Victor -Rod Rodriguez had six hits, including the cycle. Richard Rucker added five hits, while John McCallum added a home run. For Seminole Tire, Norm Grubbs (double hits. Yates Insurance (10-4 came from behind again to upend Central Security (6-8 21-20. Down by nine runs, Yates tied it in the seventh then won in the eighth on a walkoff hit by Bob Fox. Dave Steigerwalt (double had five hits, while Fox lead four Yates hitters with four apiece. For Central Security, Da na Hurlbut (double and Don Ward (HRedT he Four Hit Club. All these come from behind games are like rafting upstream without a paddle, observed Wahoo following the latest Yates nail-biter. Was it mentioned that paddles are provided at Wahoos Adventures? For further league information, please visit lpsoftball.com. Schoonis wastes Wahoos 7-hit effort Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN


C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING In Wednesday, Feb. 20, action of the Highlands County 60s Softball League, the Fairmount Services Angels upended the league-leading VFWCubs, 13-12, behind three hits from Bill Todd. Wayne McNett played great defense and add three hits also. JC Brown (double Brown, Jim Radcliff, John Miller and Gallo Gonzalez added two hits each. For the Cubs, Boom-boom Buja belted his third homer in two games to go along with a triple. Don Dobbert added three hits (double Brian Balcombe, Dan Webb and John Kloet(double two hits each. On the other field, the Independent White Sox scored 16 runs in the last two innings to defeat the AlanJay Red Sox 22-17. The big bat of Tom McNally smashed two outof-park homers in a 5-for-5 day, helping out Ed Lindbers four hits. Rick Enfels and John Jeffries had three hits, with a triple each. Moe Pier had three hits, including a double, and manager Craig Sutliff also added three hits. The losing Red Sox were lead by Frank Lantzs four hits. Dennis Mitchell, Bill Allicot and Barry Hulbut chipped in with three hits each. Dick Schultz (home run Jim Guild (double Harry Bell (double two hits each. The winning pitcher was Dick Ostretch. The second half of the season has the Angels and Cubs tied for first with 3-1 records. Mondays action had the VFWCubs besting the Independent White Sox, 1713. Leading Cubs hitters were Roger Gasperlin with four hits and John Boom-Boom Buja with hits, including two out-of-park homers. Jesse Hathaway, Bill Scrase, Gary Tankersley and John Kloet all added three hits each. Todd Martin had two hits (triplea double among his two hits. Dan Webb was the winning pitcher. White Sox stars were Gary Steeves with three hits (triple three hits as well. Tom McNally had an ou tof-park homer and a double in the losing cause. The other action had Fairmount edging Alan-Jay 16-15. The White Sox were lead by Bill Todds three hits, while Wayne McNett and JC brown had two hits with a double each. Curt Brown, Jim Radcliff, John Miller and Gallo Gonzalez added two hits each. The Red Sox saw Frank Lantz with four hits. Bill Allicot, Dick Schultz (double Hulbut, Kyle Saunders and Harry Bell all had three hits. Page 4BNews-SunFriday, February 22, 2013w ww.newssun.com HIGHLANDS SHEDS; 1.736"; 3"; Black; fri ads; 00027220 DUMMY 2013; 11.25"; 4"; Black; revised click & buy; 00027747 Sebring to make it 4-0 and the Dragons again went down in order in the bottom of the inning. Things started to spark in the sixth, however, as two fine defensive plays kept Sebring off the board. First, Ricky Miller tracked down a grounder headed for right and threw on to first for an out. And a rocket-shot off Brad Dotys bat ricocheted off D ragon reliever Cody Lambert, but was scooped up by Harris at third and thrown across for the final out of the inning. The momentum from the defense then seemed to carry over to the offense as Carr walked to lead off the bottom of the sixth and moved to second on a Justin LaRosa single to left. C.J. Payne then came on in relief and struck out the first batter he faced, though a wild pitch moved the runners to second and third. Lott then sent a shot toward left, though Justin Acevedo made a diving stop at short to keep it on the infield. But a run came in and Lott reached first to put runners on the corners with just oneo ut. Abalk then brought LaRosa in and moved Lott to second, with another balk b ringing Lott to third. But he was soon caught in n o-mans land when a s creaming shot off Crams bat was caught by the Sebring third baseman who then stepped on the bag for an unassisted double play. Still, the lead had been cut in half and after getting out of the top of the seventh unscathed, the Dragons had one more rally in them. Consecutive walks to Stanley and Layne Daum got things rolling, but the next two batters were retired. Apitch in the dirt and another balk, though, moved the runners up and brought one in, and an error on a Carr grounder allowed Daum tos core and tie the game at 4-4. Awalk to LaRosa put runners on first and second and Millers bouncer up the midd le brought Carr around with the winning run. I have to give them credit, t hey never quit, Sebring head coach Buck Rapp said of the Lake Placid squad. e beat them for the first five innings, but in the last two innings they beat us. And it was another hardluck outing for Struck, who has nothing yet to show for two fine performances on the year. Last time out he lost a 10 game to Lake Region and when he left tonights game he had a 4-0 lead, Rapp said. But hes pitched two real good games and hopefully as the weather warms up, so will out bats. F or the Dragons, a win like this, especially how they won it, could well be a catalyst as the season moves forw ard. They kept up their intens ity when they could have p acked it in, Coomes said. And when you stick with it like that, little things start to happen. Lake Placid was back at it Thursday night, with a road date at Bartow, while the Streaks return to action tonight at Firemens Field against visiting DeSoto. Continued from 1B LP saves best for last News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Ricky Miller, who would later provide the game-winning hit, fires to first baseman Morgan Lott to record an out in Lake Placids 5-4 win over Sebring Tuesday night. Streaks were unable to bring them around. The sixth inning went by in a similar manor with neither team adding to the scoreboard. The Hornets were shut down in the top of the seventh with grounders and a fly ball to the center fielder, securing for the Streaks the 5-4 win. The big win against Haines City in their second home game shows much promise for the Streaks upcoming season. e have a young team this year, said Sinness. We have four seniors, but I feel like we have a really good team this year too. After the outstanding win against Haines City, the Streaks were back at it Thursday night against DeSoto. Continued from 1B Sebring softball halts Haines City her outdoor workshop along with Cindy, asking me to come out and unlock the door. Kate, who was standing guard outside the door thought this was pretty funny. Mom and Grandma were not impressed. Kayla, the 13-year old, j oined us for a few casts on the dock, but she wasnt too anxious to climb into the water-laden boat, so she stayed on the dock and took pictures in between texting and calling her friends on her new i-Phone. We fished for awhile on the dock, with no luck, and then decided to load up the boat and see if we could find some fish farther down the lake. Of course, Kate couldnt sit still for a moment. First, she wanted to drive, then she wanted to sit in the front seat, then the middle seat, and then she wanted to take her life jacket off. In between all this, she did manage to cast her plastic worm a couple of times,a nd finally, hook into a bass. Her father, Chris and I both shouted commands, keep your rod tip up, slow down, etc. but true t o her nature, she ignored o ur suggestions. She is of course, 9 years old and an experienced bass fisher-girl, whos landed h er share of bucketmouths and doesnt require any advice from us. As I lipped the 2-pound bass and brought it on board, Kates excited giggles and enthusiasm reminded me of how I was when I was a kid, fishing alongside my brothers and my Dad. I t was easier to calm the fish down than it was Kate, who was determined to catch one even bigger. Afew casts later, she caught another small bass and posed for another pict ure before begging us to keep this one for a pet. But as the wind howled and the temperatures dropped, she decided it was too cold to fish and she wanted to just drive the boat. Dropping me off on shore, Kate moved to the rear of the boat and with h er fathers steady hand, started making figure eights in the white-capped water. Two granddaughters can be a handful, especially when they are as different as Kate and Kayla. But at least they both like to fish, or at least they like to catch fish. P atience is something that may come in time. My grandson Connor, the youngest of the trio, is only about 16 months old and just learning to walk even though he already has his own custom built fishing rod. I try to imagine what fishing will be like for him in the next 50 years. There have certainly been many changes in my lifetime. The day will come when he gets older that we can teach him how to fish too, but todays not the day. Today, hes busy chasin g the dogs, getting fingerprints all over my fish tanks and biting Kates fingers. I m looking forward to fishing with him though, sharing my experiences an d telling him about the good old days. In the meantime, Kate and Kayla will keep me busy because girls just wanna have fun. Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom r od builder. He has also taught a few fishing classes at the S outh Florida Community College. He lives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with h is wife Lexie, mother-in-law Ruth Charvat, Ranger, a huge black lab and Riley, a large golden retriever and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 863-2734998 or 216-339-6571 or by email at donorton13@gmail.com. His w ebsite address is theamericanfisherman.com. Continued from 1B Fish among last things on little Kates mind Cubs, Angels lead 60s softball Special to the News-SunThe Mary Toney H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Elevate) Foundation will be hosting its3rd Annual Community 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 9, in the Sebring High School Gym. The all-day event runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with concessions, music and a guest speaker, with a cost of just $5 per player. The tournament will have male and female brackets consisting of threeto fourplayer teams in age groups ranging from 7-9, 10-12, 1315 and 16-19. First and second place prizes will be awarded in each age group. The two younger age groups will start play at 8:30 a.m., with the older groups tipping off at Noon. All teams need to report to the gym 30 minutes prior to the first game of their division. Some age groups fill up fast, so register early to secure a spot. Registration deadline is Friday, March 8. To register, or for more information, contact LaVaar Scott at (863 Nick Brooks at (850 8398, or Princeton Harris at (863 Proceeds for the fun and competitive event go to benefit the Mary Toney H.O.P.E Foundation. Come spend the first day of Spring Break hooping it up on the court for a worthy cause. Hoops Tourney for H.O.P.E.


C M Y K Dear Pharmacist: Im not a fan of fungus,but Ive heard t hat shiitake mushrooms are good for cancer. What do you think? C.E.,Boston Answer: I think some mushrooms are amazing.S hitake,known botanically as Lentinula edodes,are seriously great for immune function. There not just a Japanese delicacy,these mushroomsh ave been used for centuries, and have a safe history of healing that goes back thousands of years. Chinese medicine traditionally uses mushrooms to enhance qi (pro-n oucned chee,which refers to your vital life force). W e are not talking portabello though,this is altogether different. Shiitake extracts definitely s upport immune function,but they also appear to have antiviral (even influenza), antibacterial,and antifungal effects. Ironic that fungusf ights fungus,but its basically the good fungus (shitake) killing the pathogenic ones. The 2009 study published in Complimentary Therapiesi n Clinical Practice had data to show thatshitake had xtensive antimicrobial activity against 85 percent of the organisms it was tested on, including 50 percent of they east and mould species in the trial.This study even comp ared it to ciprofloxacin,a popular antibiotic. I found a trial suggesting antiviral effects against HIVv irus as well as proliferation of leukemia. The activity was due to lentin,an antifungal compound found in shitake. I s the study tight enough for you to go off your current treatment? No way,but its worth including in your regimen,with your doctors bless-i ngs. Researchers isolated a substance called lentinanin shiitake that sparks your own immune system to do a better job at getting rid of cancerc ells. Researchers conclude that lentinan helps prolong t he survival of patients with advanced gastric cancer.In another Japanese study,pub-l ished in Cancer & Chemotherapy,July 2012, r esearchers looking at shiitaks effects on liver cancer suggested that the mushrooms might be used for alleviating side effects of chemotherapya nd preventing the progression of liver cancer for p atients with chronic hepatitis. S hiitake is active against the hepatitis B virus,so you might say this is a liver-loving mushroom in many ways. It protects the colon too. More than 10 years ago,a s tudy published in the Journal of Alternativeand C omplementary Medicine found that lentinan was able to retard the development oft umorsin mice. In fact,they said,significant regression in t umor formation was observed.Remarkable! Many studies have found that shiitake mushrooms are helpful for everyday ailments.F or example,some research shows that shiitake may r educe cholesterol levels in the blood,and lower blood pressure. Did I mention that shiitake mushrooms are a nat-u ral source of protein and vitamin D? Both are important for immunity. Shiitake mushrooms taste good,I add them to my jas-m ine rice along with pure saffron,turmeric,onions,grapeseed oil and garlic. Yum! There are excellent supplements/extracts of Shitake solda t health food stores,and you can also buy multi-tasking formulas that contain several different medicinal mushrooms. Those are a little harder to find,two good ones areM ycoPhyto by Econugenics or Mushroom Optimizer by Jarrow. The most common wrist fracture,t he Colles fracture w as described by anI rish surgeon, A braham Colles,in the early 1800s before x-ray. H is description of a two-part fracture of the distal radius (the larger bone on the thumb of the wrist) with angulation of the distal por-t ion and what looked like a dislocation of the hand is very accurate for a doctor who had no x-ray to see beneath the skin. F or the next 150-plus years the treatment remained t he same straighten the bones and immobilize thew rist and elbow.Anesthetic for straightening and immobilization methods improved but the basic treatment did not change. Patients oftene nded up with some deformity but since this fracture generally occurred in the old who often had other bad joints,the deformity was tol-e rable. The faster growing segment of the population is the 65-plus group and unlike our grandparents,they are very active and need good wrists. Fortunately fracture treatment with the development of antibiotics,safer anesthetic and better fracture fixation now lets us fix these fractures without significant deformity. The nerves enter the arm in a group with the artery in a fascial tube in the axilla (armpitilling this tube the arm becomes numb. Sedation can be used giving the patient the unawareness of a general without the risk or many of the side effects. Once the fracture is put back in place,it can be held there using two or three small wires inserted under x-ray control. The new digital xrays minimize x-ray exposure for both the surgeon and patient. A small incision is made and nerve and tendons are pushed out of the way and the pins inserted using a drill or for very soft bone a small mallet (hammerThese are placed at an angle so that they bend off the other inside cortex (the hard outer shell of bone) of the radius. This gives a springresisting the tendency of the fracture to return to its unreduced position. If the bone is very soft,then some of the newer bone substitute materials made of a substance similar to the non-living part of the bone can be placed in the defect left when the fracture is reduced. Once the pins are correctly placed,the ends are bent and left under the skin. Rarely they become annoying and need to be removed once the fracture is healed. A hard splint is used for about a week until the soft t issue bruising from the original injury settles down. The patient can use his hand forl ight activities such as eating almost immediately.This a voids the stiffness in the wrist and fingers that was required after 8-12 weeks of i mmobilization and lets us get back to golf,shuffleball or for a few of us work a lot faster. Dr. Diana D. Carr treats patients at The Hand &S houlder Specialists. Visit h ttp://hand-shoulderspecialist.com or call 382-7777. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 22, 2013Page 5B FLORIDA HOSPITAL HEARTLAND A/P; 9.347"; 11"; Black plus three; process, tv 02/17/13 p/u; 00027038 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; B lack; healthy living; 00027213 MOBILITY EXPRESS; 3.639"; 6"; Black; healthy l iving; 00027215 HEALTHYLIVING Shitake happens to protect you from cancer D ear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen S uzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 2 4-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Weve come a long way Guest Column D r. Diana Carr


C M Y K Page 6BNews-SunFriday, February 22, 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 ELCASEBRING This Second Sunday of Lent,worship will be led by Rev. JeffersonC ox. His sermon will be based on the gospel reading of Luke 13:31-35. Lenten Soup and Sandwich suppers will con-t inue on Wednesdays through March 20).Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK This Second Sunday of Lent, Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled Kill the Preacher!Wednesdaye vening Devotions begin with soup supper at 6 p.m. T he church is at 1320 County Road 64,east of the Avon Park High School pastt he four-way stop sign. For more information,call 4712 663 or search online at christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson s ermon on Sunday morning is titled Mind.The keynote is from Proverbs 3:5,6, rust in the Lord with allt hine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him,and he shall direct thy paths. T he church is at 154 N. Franklin St.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled Conflict of the Ages:Part 2at theS unday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study is the gospel of John. Faith Baptist Church of Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID Pastor B ill Cole will preach on Sunday The Mission Organizefrom Ephesians4 :1-16 continuing in his series The Believers U nlimited Bank Account.In the evening he will preach Be Sure Your Sins Will Find You Outfrom Joshua 7:16-26,which continues in his evening series The Keys to Triumphant Living. Revival services begin at 6 p .m. Saturday,March 9 and go through March 13. Dr. Joe McKeever will be the revival speaker. McKeever is a retired pastor and cartoon-i st. Robbie Gould,a gifted pianist and worship leader, will also lead in worship during the revival services. For further information a bout activities of the Faith Baptist (A Family of Faith), call the church office at 4650060 or check out the website at www.faithbap-t istchurchlp.com. The church is at 660 Holmes Ave.F aith Lutheran ChurchS EBRING This Sunday morning,the church celeb rates Second Sunday in Lent. The sermon theme for Sunday is Keep OnK eeping On. The adult Sunday school c lass is studying Blessed Are the Peacemakers... Practicing Ministry of Reconciliation. The theme for the Lenten Series is Conversations at the Foot of the CrossSimon and Centurion. F aith Child Development is taking enrollments for children who will be 4 years old prior to Sept. 1 for fall VPK as of Friday,March 1.C lasses begin Monday,Aug. 19 but registration is under way. "The Luck of the Irish" mystery dinner with a St.P atrick's Day theme is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday,March 9. Tickets are $10 per person. Proceeds will benefit the youth and their travel to ay outh gathering. Call 3857848 or e-mail faithlutheransebring@comcast.net ford etails.First Christian Church-Avon ParkA VON PARK Members will continue in their series of lessons Sunday morningd uring Bible study hour on The Glorious Second C oming of Jesus Christ. On Sunday the gospel group Grace Harmony will perform at 6 p.m. First Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 453-5334o r e-mail firstchristianap@embarqmail.com with any questions or to request information. The church website isw ww.firstchristianap.com.First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING The Sunday study on the book of Romans in the board room, The class on the Christianc hurch will be in the library. At the worship service,the pastors sermon will be Jesus Tells About the Futurewith Scripture taken from Luke 21:7-17. T hose assisting the pastor with the service are Elders D iane Beidler and Linda Ellis,and Deacons Sandra Laufer,Elissa Crothers,D iane Thibodeau and Catherine Baker. Greeters a re Wanda Gordon and Joan McWilliams. The acolyte is David Thibodeau. For more information,call the church at 385-0352. The church is at 510 Poinsettia Ave.First Presbyterian Church A.R.P.AVON PARK On Sunday morning,the pastorss ermon is titled Live Graciouslybased on I Peter 1:22-2:3. The pastor leads the adult class in a video series titled The Life andM inistry of the Messiah sponsored by Focus on the Family.The lessons are filmed on location in Israel and narrated by Ray VanderL ann. Sundays film is titled ystra An Unlikely Disciple.The youth class iss tudying the book of Ephesians. Special music will be prov ided by the mens trio. Wednesday morning the p astor will lead Bible study on the topic How Do We Glorify God? A t noon Saturday,March 2 the Womens Ministries w ill have their quarterly luncheon. Quilts will be the theme with Sharon Hurlbutt Continued on page 7B


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 22, 2013Page 7B RELIGION 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 Frank Gonzalez.Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME.Associate Pastor is Ryan Amos.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 displaying several quilts she h as made. The main course of an old-fashioned meal will be chicken and dumplings and includes cold beverages served inm ason jars. Old-time songs will also be sung. The program by Maxine Johnson is titled Piecing Our Lives Together.Sarah Circle ist he host. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. Call 453-3242.H eartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted M oores sermon this week will be Feast of Purim with Scripture from Esther 5:9-1 4. The morning service will i nclude Girls Sextet singing Peace in the Midst of a Storm.Heartland Singersw ill sing O Worship the King and Our Godand Vic A nderson will play a trump et solo. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South (behind Publix number is 314-9693.Grace Pointe MinistriesSEBRING Grace P ointe Ministries is at 200 Lark Ave.,Sebring Hills Association Clubhouse. Home Bible study on Tuesday will be a continua-t ion of Messiah:Shadow To Image.For directions and more information,call (863 February Sunday worship series continues with FourV ital Actionsfrom Luke 9:1-2 with a focus on heali ng and deliverance. As a disciple,we should live out these actions all the time int he world.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID The F estival of Lights Worship Services will be Sunday with Senior Pastor Rev. John Bryant preaching on the subject Weak inP rayer,Weak Everywhere, with the text from Ecclesiastes 4:9-12. Fellowship and refreshments in Rob ReynoldsH all. Pre-service music by the Praise Band in the Sanctuary. Southern gospel music family-style by theC rossover Quartet from Pennsylvania at 6 p.m. There will be no admission charge. A free-will offering will be received for the quartet. T he church is at 500 Kent Ave. behind the Tower. For i nformation,call 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchS EBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson is Reaching the WorldSt. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Sunday m orning,the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr.s message from the Lenten Series will be God Wants Us to Be Courageous.Biblical refer-e nce is from Psalm 27. Sebring Church of the BrethrenS EBRING Sunday the pastor will preach on God By Experience. Call 385-1597.S pring Lake United Methodist ChurchS EBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is at 8170 CozumelL ane. The Rev. Clyde Weaver's sermon will be They Understood Not. Memorial for Bill Eriksson at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Continued from page 6B [R]eceive with meekness the implanted word,w hich is able to save your souls.(James 1:21 as inspired by the Holy Spirit,presents two vital bits of information:the power oft he implanted Word and the individual responsibility regarding that Word. Paul reflects this same mindset to Timothy:Be diligent top resent yourselves approved to God,a worker who does not need to be ashamed,r ightly dividing the word of Truth.(2 Timothy 2:15) Now Paul adds another need-e d exhortation,rightly dividing the word of Truth B ible Study-Introduction 101 will consider some basic fundamentals to study cor-r ectly the Word of Truth. It is obvious even to the beginn er the concept of Old T estament and New Testament. Jeremiah 31:3134 (quoted in Hebrews 8:613) foretold of this new covenant with Jesus as them ediator and sealed by His blood. As we approach the 39 books from Genesis to Malachi,we must first realize that they are not arrangedc hronologically,but as a library grouped according to s ubjects:law,history,poetry and prophets. There is a common theme that runst hrough all these books:He is coming! The Old T estament is not a world history book but rather history Bible StudyIntroduction 101 Guest Column Frank Parker See ARRANGED,page 8B


C M Y K Special music offered at VespersAVON PARK A special musical Vespers programw ill be presented at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Avon Park Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Everyone is invited. S elmer Teope and two of his students,Carlos Martin and Devon John,will present a program of saxophone solos,duets,and trios.C ome enjoy the songs of praise. M essianic service set for todayA VON PARK Iglesia Cristo TeAma/Outreach C ommunity Church is inviting all to a Messianic service at 7:30 p.m. today.Thec hurch is at 1900 State Road 64 West. F or more information, call 446-7121.Sebring Church of the Brethren holds annual auctionS EBRING The Sebring Church of the Brethren will hold its annu-a l live and silent auction from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. S aturday.The church is at 700 S. Pine St. Preview of live auction items begins at1 p.m. The church is also accepting donations for the a uction. Contact Beverly Hann at 382-4684 for more i nformation on donations. In addition to the auction, a food cafe will be provided with homemade soups, sandwiches and desserts.T he cafe will be open from 1 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds from the auction will benefit local community outreach programs such as Magnolia Housea nd New Testament Mission.Malone ministers at Crossroads FellowshipSEBRING Ken Malone will be at Crossroads FellowshipC hurch at 605 State Road 66 at 6 p.m. Saturday at and 10 a.m. Sunday. Malone is being used by God to mobilize the body of Christ throughout Floridaa nd the nation. After being a pastor for 24 years,he has r ecently stepped down from a pastoral position. This has allowed God to launchM alone into his apostolic role within Florida and the n ation. He is an ordained minister and serves as the founder of Forerunner School and Ministry,Inc. and serves on the board ofD utch Sheets Ministries. Malone also serves as one o f the leaders of Network Ekklesia International,an Apostolic Network foundedb y Dutch Sheets. He and his wife Cheryl t ravel across Florida and the nation equipping, empowering and sendingo ut believers into the harvest. Traveling extensively throughout Florida and the n ation,spiritual breakthrough in the heavens over c hurches,cities and regions is producing a great momentum toward an unprecedented Book of Acts revival. F or more information, c all Crossroads Church at 655-0212.Luck of the Irish comes to Faith LutheranSEBRING The Luck of the Irishby Stephanie Chambers will be at 6:30p .m. Saturday,March 9 at Faith Lutheran Church (LCMS2740 Lakeview Drive. The cost is $10 per person. E njoy a dinner of corned beef,potatoes,cabbage and more with dessert,and be intrigued to figure who stole the pot of gold from King Robbie Gilroy. E ach person can participate with a small paragraph t o read. It does not need to be memorized. Everyone is encouraged to dress ing reen for their part. Prizes will be given to t hose who guess the thief and for best costume. Faith Lutheran Youth are raising money for the high school age youth to travelt o San Antonio in July for a National Youth Gathering in J uly 2013. Make reservations early, or register the night of thes how by calling 385-7848; faxing 385-2740; or e-mail f aithlutheran sebring@comcast.net .Womens Spring Retreat is March 9S EBRING Womens Spring Retreat Reflecting t he Beauty of Christwill be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday,March9 at Covenant Presbyterian Church Life Center. Ther etreat theme verse is taken f rom I Peter 3:3-4,our beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry andf ine clothes. Instead,it should be that of your inner self,the unfading beauty ofa gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth inG ods sight. The cost is $20 per person and includes lunch. Make the check payable to omen in the Churchandi nclude it with this announcement. The announcement and payment may be left in the church office (note that scholarships are available uponr equest). The speaker will be S herry Benoit,ministry assistant of Westgate Chapel in the areas of com-m unity life and Christian development,in Toledo, O hio. Part of her ministry focus is helping women to understand who they are in Christ and the inner beauty that they possess.House of Change presents Call toA wakeningA VON PARK House of Change presents Call to A wakeningyouth conference at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at South FloridaS tate College University Center Auditorium. Free admission. F eaturing R.O.C. (Revolutionaries of Christ) d ance team,House of Change worship,and Pastor George Sotolongo from Orlando House of Prayer. This event is sponsored b y Campus Christian Club. For more information,call 214-6743 or email contact@houseofchangesebring.com Page 8BNews-SunFriday, February 22, 2013www.newssun.com DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; feb ads; 00027212 RELIGION B y KIMBERLY LEATHERMAN Special to the News-SunL AKE PLACID STR8 UP Youth Ministry is a safe and nurturing place where middle and high school students can go after school. They provide computers and free tutoring to help the young people of LakeP lacid with homework. The three-fold program consists of academics,athletics and spirituality. The kids have a mandatory academic time followed by recreation that includes volleyball,basketball,flag football,b oxing and more. There is a daily Bible message as well. e have seen lives transformed as well as families,says Sammy Telesco,president. STR8 UP Youth Ministry will be taking more than 50 students to see The Story of Jesusin March. The event will take place at Cattlemans Arena in Wauchula on March 30. We have chartered a bus and will provide a meal for the kids,Telesco said. T he cost will be $45 per student and includes the transportation,a meal and the e vent ticket. e realize this cost may be high for some of our youths families. Thats why we are doing multiple fundraisers and asking the community members and businesses to spon-s or a child,Telesco said. The next fundraiser will be a huge yard sale held at STR8 UP,113 S. Main Ave.,on Saturday,March 16. They are now accepting donations of items to be sold. Drop off itemsf rom 3-7 p.m. Thursdays,Fridays,and Saturdays. To schedule a pick up,call Telesco at 443-1176. To sponsor a youth to see this life-changing event make checks payable to:STR8 UP Youth Ministry,P.O. Box 654,Lake Placid, FL 33862 For your convenience STR8 UP now accepts PayPal on its website at www.str8up.org STR8 UP to see Story of that reveals the fulfillment of the promises made to Abraham in Genesis 12:1-7 nation/land/blessing i.e. Messiah. (Galatians 3An excellent outline of this history is Nehemiah 9 and Acts 7. Now read Acts 13:14-48 to see how all this relates to Jesus,the Christ. When we turn to MatthewRevelation,they too,are arranged like a library according to subjects:biography,history and letters. The four gospelaccounts compliment each other in recording the life of Jesus (note John 20:30,31; 21:25 Acts is a history of some 30 years of the preaching the gospel. The letters from RomansRevelation are not necessarily in chronological order. It is interesting to note that many of the letters were written during the time/years of Acts. As an example,Paul was in Philippi (Acts 16 and wrote to them from Rome (Acts 28. (Philippians 4:22 The Bereans are worthy examples to any student of the Word:Theywere more fair-minded than those in Thessalonica,in that they received the word with all readiness,and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so(Acts 17:11 readinessand searched for these are two key attitudes for a productive/soul saving study of the inspired scriptures. Therefore,many of them believed,and also not a few of the Greeks, prominent women as well as men(Acts 17:12 The disciples questioned Jesusauthority cleansing the temple and wanted a sign of his verification so He said Destroy this temple,and in three days I will raise it up (John 2:19They did not understand His answer then but some time later, when He had risen from the dead,His disciples remembered He had said this to them; and they believed the Scripture and the word which Jesus had said(v. 22). This principle is true in any phase of education understanding grows over time and with further study/information. Now back to James and a final exhortation:But be doers of the word,and not hearers only,deceiving yourselves(James 1:22This reflects back to the Master Teacher But why do you call me Lord,Lord,and do not do the things which I say? (Luke 6:46) When the sword of the Spirit is implanted,engrafted,i.e. takes root in a good and honest heart,one will obey. But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it,and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work,this one will be blessed in what he does (James 1:25 Frank Parker can be reached at frankparker27@gmail.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily that of the News-Sun. Continued from page 7B Arranged like a library Years ago,a preacher for a frontier congregation ended a stirring sermon by stating, All those who want to go to Heaven,raise your hands! Everybody,of course,enthusiastically raised their hands high ... everybody,that is,e xcept a grizzled,old cowboy who had been slouching against the door post at the back of the room. He only stared with a look of doubt onh is face at the preacher and the individual members of the church. All heads turned as the rugged cowboy sauntered with spurs jangling up to the frontn ear the minister and said, Preacher,that was too easy. H ow dya know if these folks are serious? I cn gar-an-tee to prove to you who reallym eans to go to Heaven an who dont! B ewildered at the statement,yet wanting to show confidence in the congregation,the preacher mustered up the courage to reply,OK,s tranger,go ahead and put the faith of these good people to t he test. Ask them anything you want to! At that,the cowpoke pulled h is twin six-shooters from their holsters,turned to the c ongregation,aimed the guns right at them,and asked, Alright,who wants to goH eaven right here and now? Raise your hands! I believe that most of us w ould be just as enthusiastic about our answers as the peop le in the story if someone asked us during a sermon if we wanted to go to Heaven. Surely,there would be a chorus of people shouting, YESHowever,Heaven is not simply the result of answering a question in the affirmative. It is the result of following the right path in our lives. And,that path is not always an easy one to follow.T his is especially true since the Bible teaches that most people will not follow the roadt o eternal life. Rather,most people will follow the road that leads to eternal destruc-t ion. Jesus said in Matthew 7:13, 1 4,Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads tod estruction,and there are many who enter through it. F or the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life,and there are few who find it.In other words,we have two choices:a way thatl eads to death (which most will follow) and a way that l eads to life (which few will find). So,how do we find the p athway to eternal life? Listen again to Jesus in John 14:6, Jesus said to him,I am the way,and the truth,and the life; no one comes to the F ather but through Me.Jesus is the only way to Heaven,but one must listen to and obey Him in order to get there. Are you following the way of trutht hat leads to life? Are you following Jesus today? Kevins Komments is presented by the Sebring Parkway churcho f Christ assembling at 3800 S ebring Parkway. Visit at www.sebringcoc.com. Would you raise your hand? Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson


C M Y K Dear Abby: My wifeo f six years was recently arrested for wiref raud, involving the receipt of unemployment benefits. She was receiving money when she should noth ave been. I knew she had applied for benefits since s he was laid off; however,I was not aware that she was falsifying documents ino rder to receive the benefits. I feel hurt,betrayed and o ffended. I am a retired law enforcement officer and currently an independent fraud investigator. Our relationship had been on the rocksf or some time prior to this humiliating event. How do I h andle this mess? Betrayed in Florida Dear Betrayed: The first t hing to do is realize that your wifes indiscretions are a reflection only on her character,not yours. Then let the law take its course,a nd once you have cooled off,decide rationally if you want to continue a marriage t hat has been on the rocks for some time. Dear Abby: Before my daughter turned 18,she followed the courts visitation specifics,as her brotherd oes. Now that shes 18,she doesnt call or come over at all. She wont answer phone calls,so I text her. Shell respond with one-word answers yes,no, maybe. I t doesnt bother me that she chooses to live this way. S hes an adult. I sent her money for her birthday. She didnt acknowledge it. If I text invitations to her,I still dont hear from her. S he doesnt go to college, doesnt drive,doesnt have a job and lives off her enabling mother. According to her brother,she playsv ideo games all night and sleeps all day. After her birthday silence, should I continue sending her money for occasions? The lack of respect makes me think not,but my love for her says I should. Is there a lesson to be taught, or do I continue dropping a check in the mail twice a year? The money is insignificant. Learning respect,I believe,is important. Dad in Battle Creek,Mich. Dear Dad: It doesnt bother you that your daughter chooses to live this way? That she doesnt work,doest go to school,plays video games all night and sleeps all day? Is she on drugs? Suffering from severe depression? Your daughters behavior is not normal. You have described a young woman i n serious need of counseling to b ring her back to reality. If y ou love your daughter,for g et the etiquette lesson and h elp her to get the psychological help she needs. D ear Abby: When I was 17,I was checked into a ps yc hiatric hospital for severe depression and a suicide a ttempt. While I was there I met Jim,a boy who was t here for the same reasons. To make a long story short, we kept in touch and now w re dating. We benefitted from the experience and are g ood for each other. T he catch is that he lives m ore than an hour away from me. We see each othe r frequently,but friends often ask how we met and we dont know how to answer the question. Generally,we say something vague about how we have known each other for a long time,but some people continue to press. Neither of us wants t o advertise that we spent time in a psych ward. How can we gracefully sidestep the question? Dodging the Question in the U.S.A. Dear Dodging: It is diffi cult to sidestep a question that is asked so frequently in the course of conversation especially if a couple seem s compatible. Because youw ould rather not be specific, j ust say you met in a teen c ounseling group a few yea rs ago. Its the truth you were being counseled. D ear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline P hillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 6 9440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. F or everything you need to know about wedding planning, order How to Have a Lovely Wedding. Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds Dear Abby, Wedding 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 22, 2013Page 9B STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; 2/8,22; 00027214 MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 3.639"; 3"; Black; fri ads; 00027219 FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings; 00027359 DIVERSIONS Fraud investigator is mortified by his wifes arrest for fraud Dear Abby DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00027211 By BOB GARVER F ilm criticA fter its first act, Identity Thiefbecomes a predictable,mildly amusing road trip comedy.This is actually a really good cre-a tive decision because the film is effectively cutting its losses after realizing that it cant keep milking laughs from identity theft. I can accept that its supposed to be funny to see Melissa McCarthys con artist Dianapaint the town red with ill-gotten funds. But I simply cannotb uy into the humor involving Jason Batemans hapl ess victim Sandy Patterson. Granted,not everything about his ruin is played forl aughs,but it isnt funny to see him constantly treated w ith rudeness and incompetence by people who think hes a loser. Nor is it funny to see people make fun of him for having the nameS andy,a gag that is used liberally even after the w orst is over. Dianaruins Sandys life with her scheme,affect-i ng everything from his credit to his career to his p ersonal reputation. This is coming at a horrible time for Sandy,as he and hisw ife (Amanda Peet soon expecting their third child. The police are port rayed as powerless,so Sandy heads to Florida to t ry and coax Dianainto traveling with him back to Denver to confess. Shes understandably resistant (in the form of a punch to thet hroat),but leaving town with an escort might protect her from violent retaliation from more bloodthirsty victims. Even with her relative cooperation,Dianaisnta n ideal travel companion. Her obnoxiousness and diso bedience promise to drive Sandy crazy,as if he werent already at his b reaking point over the identity theft. The pairs adventures include eluding gangsters (Genesis Rodriguez andT .I.,in the film solely to appear in trailers) and a bounty hunter (Robert Patrick,in the film for reasons undetermined),multiple fights and car crashes,a snake attack,and an identi-t y theft scam of their own against Sandys former boss ( Jon Favreau,in the film for a total of one scene). T he most notable detour is a romantic rendezvous with a southern-friend real estate agent (Eric Stonestreet). Its a grosss cene,but I laughed,and d rather watch it again t han that horrific GoDaddy ad from the Super Bowl. Eventually we see a more s ympathetic side to Diana and Sandy struggles with t he decision whether or not to turn her in. The humor is the stand ard R-rated comedy fare. Profanity and sexual references are thrown around a l ot. McCarthy,to her credit, t hrows her back into more than her fair share of physical gags. Several jokes are made at the expense of Dianaweight anda ppearance. One gag thats used quite often is one where Dianatells a stranger a wild story about Sandy (usually involving his genitalia) and Sandy tries to deny it,but thes tranger doesnt believe him. These gags are supp osed to tell us that Dianais good at lying a nd Sandy is bad at defending himself,but really they just tell us that the strangers doing the judging are stupid. B atemans character is a square and the script is e ven flatter than you probably expect. So your opinion of Identity Thiefboils down to how much you can laugh a t Melissa McCarthy. For many people,thats a lot. She earned an Oscar nomi-n ation last year for Bridesmaids,a rarity for such a vulgar comedy. I ll admit that shes easily the best thing about this m ovie,even if she does often resort to crass clichs. That isnt to say that she savesthe film by any means. A t best,Identity Thief is a mostly-mediocre comedy,at worst its an instruction manual for future identity thieves. Identity Thief is rated R for s exual content and language. Its running time is 112 minutes. Contact Bob Garver at rrg251@nyu.edu. Some laughs come from Identity Thief Diana, played by Melissa McCarthy, ruins the life of Sandy Patterson, played by Jason Bateman, at a very important period for him. Movie Review Identity Thief Rating: R Running time: 112 minutes Review: (of 5 By JILL LAWLESS A ssociated PressLONDON British music put on a brash,confident show at the Brit Awards on Wednesday,celebrating a resurgent industry whose bands and artists are topping charts around the globe. Winners ranged from established acts such as Coldplay and Adele to worldconquering boy band One Direction,who won in the new Global Success category. One Directions Louis Tomlinson called the prize absolutely mind-blowing. American artists Frank Ocean and Lana Del Rey were among the non-British winners at a ceremony that embraced the mainstream while rewarding artists with distinctive personalities. Surfing English folk singer Ben Howard and chanteuse Emeli Sande each won two awards. Sande was named best British female artist and won the album of the year prize for her debut Our Version of Events,which has been in the British charts for more than a year. Scotland-raised Sande got a big boost in 2012 when she performed at both the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympics. This is a dream,really, said Sande,who beat Alt-J, Mumford & Sons,Plan B and Paloma Faith to the album prize. She thanked everyone who made me feel like Im part of something much bigger. Howard was named British breakthrough act and British male artist of the year. Im not very good at speeches,the 25-year-old singer said,accurately though he may have to get good at it if his career continues to take off. Long derided as dull,the Brits have become a lively celebration of Cool Britanniamusic and style, featuring a dinner for hundreds of artists and industry figures followed by a televised concert and awards show for thousands of paying fans. Hard rockers Muse opened the show at Londons O2 Arena with a typically robust performance of their song Supremacy all thundering music,dazzling light show and 60-piece orchestra. Other performers ranged from tween-pleasing One Direction to American artists Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake. Timberlake,dapper in a tuxedo as he performed Mirrors,was described by host James Corden,in a nod to Europes horse meat scandal,as percent beefcake with just a little touch of horse. One Direction performed a mashup of post-punk classics One Way or Anotherand eenage Kicks,their single for Britains Comic Relief charity. Mumford & Sons were named best British group. The banjo-twanging band topped U.K. and U.S. charts with their second album Babel,which was named album of the year at the Grammys earlier this month. Mumford & Sons, Adele among winners at Brit Awards


C M Y K LIVING 10BNews-Sun Friday, February 22, 2013 The nominees:Amour,Argo,Beasts of the Southern Wild,Django Unchained,Les Miserables, Life of Pi,Lincoln,Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark ThirtyThe scoop:Gratifying to see Amourin there,where it belongs,but honestly? Beasts of the Southern Wild and Les Miserablesover Moonrise Kingdomand the years supreme discombobulator,The Master? What can you say? Oscar always makes room for profitable movies that cram it down your throat. Movie critic Michael Phillipspicks for who should win and who will win the major categories for the 2013 Academy AwardsBYMICHAELPHILLIPS,CHICAGOTRIBUNET he nominees:Jessica Chastain,Zero Dark Thirty Jennifer Lawrence,Silver Linings Playbook Emmanuelle Riva,Amour Quvenzhane Wallis,Beasts of the Southern Wild Naomi Watts,The ImpossibleThe scoop:From 9 (Wallis) to 85 (Riva,who turns 86 on Oscar night),this years actress roster runs the widest-ever age gamut. Lawrence has a shot,since shes anchoring a huge franchise (The Hunger Games well as proving her mettle in Silver Linings Playbook. Nonetheless ... T he nominees:Bradley Cooper,Silver Linings Playbook Daniel Day-Lewis,Lincoln Hugh Jackman,Les Miserables Joaquin Phoenix,The Master Denzel Washington,FlightThe scoop:Unless the notion of Lincolnas a solid consensus pick cools in the coming weeks,this is DayLewisto lose. Hes quite an actor. Have you noticed? Really quite good. The nominees:Amy Adams,The Master Sally Field,Lincoln Anne Hathaway,Les Miserables Helen Hunt,The Sessions Jacki Weaver,Silver Linings PlaybookThe scoop:With Hunt squeezed into the supporting ranks,this ones a crowded and competitive field. But it feels like the year for a song,a big,masochistic lament sung by a French gamine under severe emotional duress. Therefore... The nominees:Alan Arkin,Argo Robert De Niro,Silver Linings Playbook Philip Seymour Hoffman,The Master Tommy Lee Jones,Lincoln Christoph Waltz,Django UnchainedThe scoop:De Niro gave a lovely,funny speech in L.A. not long ago,picking up a different award for Silver Linings Playbook,in which he admitted how nice it would be to win another Oscar after three decades of nuh-thing. Will he turn a variation on that speech Feb. 24? T he nominees:Michael Haneke,Amour Benh Zeitlin,Beasts of the Southern Wild Ang Lee,Life of Pi Steven Spielberg,Lincoln David O. Russell,Silver Linings PlaybookThe scoop:Close one here,I suspect:Spielberg represents whats left of Old Hollywood,while Haneke (in what may end up being his only serious Oscar consideration in this category) is knocking people out,especially those who are new to his work. A strange thing to say about someone who has directed as long as he has,but true. SONY PICTURES CLASSICSEmmanuelle Riva, Amour SONY PICTURES CLASSICSEmmanuelle Riva, Amour WILL WIN SHOULD WIN KIRK MCKOY/LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCTSteven Spielberg, Lincoln LIONEL HAHN/ABACA PRESS/MCTMichael Haneke, Amour WILL WIN SHOULD WIN KRISTA KENNELL/ABACA PRESS/MCTDaniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln KRISTA KENNELL/ABACA PRESS/MCTDenzel Washington, Flight WILL WIN SHOULD WIN LAWRENCE K.HO/LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCTAnne Hathaway, Les Miserables KIRK MCKOY/LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCTAmy Adams, The Master WILL WIN SHOULD WIN DREAMWORKSLincoln COLUMBIA PICTURESZero Dark Thirty or Amour WILL WIN SHOULD WIN HAHN-NEBINGER/ABACA PRESS/MCTRobert De Niro,Silver Linings Playbook WALLY SKALIJ/LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCTTommy Lee Jones, Lincoln WILL WIN SHOULD WIN 2013 Oscar ballotM ovie critics have had their say, now its your turn to predict the winners of this years Academy Awards:Best actressJessica ChastainZero Dark ThirtyJ ennifer LawrenceSilver Linings PlaybookEmmanuelle Riva AmourQuvenzhane WallisBeasts of the Southern WildN aomi Watts The ImpossibleBest actorBradley CooperSilver Linings PlaybookD aniel Day-LewisLincolnHugh Jackman Les MiserablesJoaquin PhoenixThe MasterD enzel WashingtonFlightBest supporting actorAlan Arkin ArgoRobert De NiroSilver Linings PlaybookP hilip Seymour HoffmanThe MasterTommy Lee JonesLincolnChristoph WaltzDjango UnchainedBest supporting actressAmy AdamsThe MasterSally FieldLincolnA nne HathawayLes MiserablesHelen HuntThe SessionsJacki WeaverSilver Linings PlaybookBest directorMichael HanekeAmourA ng Lee Life of PiDavid O.Russell Silver Linings PlaybookSteven SpielbergLincolnB enh ZeitlinBeasts of the Southern WildBest pictureAmour Argo Beasts of the S outhern Wild Django Unchained Les Miserables Life of Pi Lincoln Silver Linings Playbook Zero Dark Thirty SOURCE:ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCESOscar-nominated moviesT he top three most nominated films entering the 2013 Academy Awards: Lincoln12 Life of Pi11 Les Miserables,Silver Linings Playbook8 SOURCE:ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES, VULTURE.COM On TVSunday, Feb.24 ABC, 7 p.m.ET