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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comS EBRING Conditions in the Humane Society of H ighlands Countys dog and cat facilities are horrific,its president Judy Spiegel stated flatly. They are falling down. L iterally,she said. Because of the urgency,the s ociety has already contracted for plans of a new facility. Once the plans are ready,thes ociety will seek construction bids. Spiegel said until the b ids are received there is no way of knowing exactly what the cost will be,but it may bei n much more than $100,000. The Humane Society here in Highlands County i s not associated with the national Humane organizat ion and receives no funding from it. The society exists entirely on donations. It knows,however,that in difficult financial times manyi ndividuals,families,and businesses do not have spare funds to share. Which is why it has created two of the countys fun events The Halloween Trail andS aturdays Flash Light Egg Hunt. F or a small donation $15 in advance,$20 at the gate animal loversc an have a good time w hile doing a good deed. They can even b enefit by finding By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK City C ouncil approved the scope of an investigation into conflicting complaintsb etween Councilor Garrett Anderson a nd City Manager Julian Deleon Monday night. Each man accuses the other of misuseo f office. Council also a pproved hiring Al Green,of Paragon InformationS ervices LLC,to conduct the invest igation. Anderson was allowed to vote regarding t he investigations scope, because,City Attorney Gerald Buhr said,the issue did not involve possible financial gain. A ndersons was the only vote against the scope of t he investigation. He abstained from voting for Smiths con-t ract. That vote was 4 to 0. A nderson did initiate debate before the votes. He said two items should be removedf rom the investigation the question i f Anderson is the one who committed misuse of officeb y asking Kenneth Long to pay for e lectrical damages to equipment at Andersons Arms,through a f alse claim on Longs insurWednesday-Thursday, April 24-25, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 49 | 50 cents 079099401001 Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com CelebrationsB5 ClassifiedsA8 Clubs & OrganizationsB6 Community BriefsA2 Crossword PuzzleB11 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA4 EntertainmentB10 Friends & NeighborsB8 Lottery NumbersA2 Movie TimesB11 NASCAR This WeekB4 ObituariesA5 Sports On TVB2 TelevisionB5 Whats CookingB12 Index WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, low down payment; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 6 6 9 9NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 www.newssun .com Online Yes 70.7% No 29.3% Total votes: 99 www.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at This weeks question: Should Sun N Lake have a full-time fire department? I ce cream treats always welcome o n menu B 12Avon Park gets off to hot startDevils drill Mulberry in district tourney first round game SPORTS,D13 APteens arrested for robberyCharged with attacking man in church parking lot on Sunday A2Ready for launchBoat ramp at Veterans Beach is back in business A3 Inside THE THRILL OF THE HUNT HighLow 87 62Complete Forecast PAGE A12 Mostly sunny and warm Forecast AP council OKs probe of ethics flap Deleon A nderson B y BARRY FOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING While the debate rages around whether the Highlands County tourist tax should be raised,or whethers uch a tax should even be assessed at all,it now appears the method of collecting the levy could change. Highlands County Tax Collector Eric Zwayer confirmed that he now is looking at taking on that task. Currently it i s the state of Florida that takes in and hands out the local tax on stays of six months or less. It has been on my radar for some time but I wanted to gett he drivers license operation going smoothly first,he said. Zwayer said local administration of drivers licenses proved to be somewhat of a challenge. Tax Collector may start handling tourist tax money Zwayer Flashlight Egg Hunt to help Humane Society build new animal facilities While theres no actual cash inside any of the eggs, coupons worth more than $30,000 in money and prizes are waiting to be found By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK City Manager Julian Deleon updated the city council regarding the recycling program and a staff sanitation rate analysis. City residents now recycle approximately 42 tons of material per month,Deleon said. That is slightly more than 18 percent of the total garbage collection weight. Based on this preliminary review,staff found that each customer class for residential customer versus commercial customer is appropriately paying their equitable share to fund the citys solid waste collection system,Deleon said. The city does have the highest residential rate in the county,Deleon added,even though the monthly fee was reduced from $20 to $18 in 2011-2012,and staff is recommending another reduction to $16 in 2013-2014. Sebring charges $12.75 per month; Lake Placid $15; and the county $10.83 Commercial Dumpster rates,on the other hand,are the lowest in the county ranging from $78 to $329 depending on volume. In Sebring,the rates range from $113 to $450; in Lake Placid from $110 to $440. Deleon said the solid waste sanitation budget is in good shape,with an unaudited reserve of $1.6 million. This means,he told council, the city can buy a needed front-end loader commercial truck for cash,eliminating Avon Park residents recycle 42 tons of material per monthIts good to be green See EGG,A7 S ee COUNCIL,page A5 See TAX,A7 See AP,A5


C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute recently announced the graduation of 34 first-line supervisors from the Florida Leadership Academy. This seminar was held over four months,one week at a time, at the Cape Coral Police Department with the goal to prepare supervisors in criminal justice organizations for leadership with the exemplary character and integrity. H ighlands County Sheriffs Sergeants Mike Delaney and Chris Myers participated in t he program and graduated with the class on April 12. Delaney is a member of the Uniform Patrol Division and Myers supervises school resource deputies. Since the beginning of the Leadership Academy,SheriffS usan Benton has ensured that every sergeant within the Highlands County Sheriffs Office attends this program. There are only a couple of the newest sergeants that have yet to complete the program.F ollowing the sworn supervisors,the sheriff plans to send all of the civilian supervisors. The Florida Criminal J ustice Executive Institute was established in 1990 by the Florida Legislature tom eet the need for education and training of criminal justice professionals. Graduates of this most recent schoolr epresented 14 different criminal justice agencies from around the state. B enton applauded the serg eantsaccomplishments and praised the work of the Institute. Our front line supervisors are critical in accomplishing the office vision and mission. All members know who their immediate supervisor is andw ork according to those expectations. If our supervisors are not on the same page, adhere to policy and procedure,hold members account-a ble,while providing extraordinary leadership we will fail our community and the success of the individual mem-b er. I commend our latest graduates and praise all of our supervisors who have so diligently completed this course in service to our citi-z ens,she said. Page A2News-SunWednesday, April 24, 2013www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 4 4 0 0 3 3 April 20 7833353940x:4Next jackpot $2 millionApril 17 158395253x:4 April 13 61540455152x:2 April 22 112252934 April 21 1571632 April 20 49173132 April 19 1216202433 April 22 (n 5237 April 22 (d 0997 April 21 (n 9740 April 21 (d 8544 April 22 (n 036 April 22 (d 650 April 21 (n 163 April 21 (d 811 April 19 2636434410 April 16 22630389 April 12 1319204319 April 9 916224017 April 20 68303948 PB: 20Next jackpot $116 millionApril 17 1318364858 PB: 28 April 13 1012315657 PB: 33 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center News-Sun staffA VON PARK Three Avon Park teenagers were arrested Sunday and charged with robbing a man as he rode his bicycle through a church parking lot. A ccording to a press release from the Highlands County Sheriffs Office,deputies were called to the area of North Butler Avenue and West Main Street regarding a rob-b ery.The victim Martin Ruiz,59, was found to have suffered head injuries in the incident. Through a translator,he related that two or three black malesa ttacked him around 8:45 p.m. and stole personal items from him as he rode his bicycle through the parking l ot of Union Church. They reportedly knocked him off his bike,then hit and kicked him as he was lying on the ground before stealing his wallet,which contained both U.S. cur-r ency and Mexican pesos. According to HCSO reports,a short time later while responding toa disturbance in the area of Bill Head Street and North ProspectS treet,deputies found three subjects matching the description of the robbery suspects standing in the front y ard of 23 N. Prospect Ave. They were Jalen Williams,16,of that address; Ratcliffe McLean,16,of 902 S. Palmer Ave.; and Deondre Lewis,18,of 9 Pepper Tree St. A ll three were charged with robbery with a weapon. In addition, McLean has been charged with trespassing,two counts of larceny and violation of probation. All threes uspects are being held with no bond. It was the second similar crime in A von Park over the weekend. At around 11 a.m. Saturday,deputies were called to a robbery in the area of Verona Avenue and Pleasant Street. Victim Jeronimo Huerto,56,r eceived a head injury during the attack by two unknown black males. Huerto told deputies he was walking on Pleasant Street when he was approached by the suspects andf orced into a carport of a nearby residence,where he was pistol whipped and robbed of his wallet. Suspects in the incident are d escribed as young black males in their teens to midtwenties. Both were wearing white shirts and dark shorts,and they fled the scene on bicycles. Those subjects have not b een identified. Both incidents remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Unit and Det. NathanC oogan at 863-402-7341. Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-2 26-TIPS (8477 www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com Trio allegedly attacked man in church parking lot on Sunday Three Avon Parkteens jailed for robbery Courtesy photo The graduating Florida Leadership Academy Class includes Highlands County Sheriffs Sergeants Mike Delaney and Chris Myers. HCSOs Delaney, Myers in Florida Leadership Academy Class News-Sun staffAVON PARK Highlands County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating the Sunday night death of a man in Avon Park Lakes. According to a press release from the HCSO, deputies responded to a shooting call at 10 p.m. Sunday at 2713 Nautilus Drive. Upon their arrival they found Matthew Billings,28, deceased at the scene. No other details were available. The HCSO said detectives are continuing the death investigation and t Medical Examiner for District 10 has been contacted and will be working to determine a cause and manner of death. Anyone with information regarding this death investigation is requested to call the HCSO Criminal Investigations Unit and Detective Roger St. Laurent at 863-402-7447. Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477 www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com/. Anonymity is guaranteed. Shooting death in AP probed Community Briefs Womens Club s ponsors Dessert Card PartySEBRING The m onthly Dessert Card Party at the Womens Club will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Participants may bring a lunch,with bever-a ges and desserts provided as part of the $3 admission. A ll sorts of card and board games may be played with the winner at each tabler eceiving a monetary prize. The general public,both m en and women,are encouraged to join the fun. Call for reservations. C ontact Pat Lemire at 3857787 or Ellen Losse at 385-6294 to reserve a table. Happy Tree is theme for Art UncorkedSEBRING Art U ncorked is an art experience in a social setting, w ith wine and friends,with nature themes planned forA pril. Thursday,artist Linda Kegley leads the class through her Happy Tree painting during the class at6 p.m.Have fun at this step-by-step painting process and leave with one complete project. Space is limited. To regi ster,call 385-5312 or visit www.HighlandsArtLeague. org.Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is SaturdaySEBRING Local law enforcement agencies are again,proud to participate w ith the Drug Enforceme nt Administration and its n ational and community partners,which include Drug Free Highlands,for the National PrescriptionD rug Take-Back Day from 1 0 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturda y f or citizens who want to dispose of unwanted and unused or expired prescri pt ion drugs. National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. According to the C enter for Disease Contro l a pharmaceutical drugr elated death occurs every 2 4 minutes. Approximatel y 2 ,500 teens use prescript ion drugs to get high for the first time. according t o the Partnership for a Drug Free America. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends,including the home medicine cabinet. To date,the combined efforts of the DEA and its state,local,and tribal law e nforcement and communit y partners have removed o ver 2 million pounds (1,018 tons n News-Sun staffLAKE PLACID Highlands and DeSoto county sheriffs deputies are investigating the events surrounding a stabbing in Lake Placid on Sunday. According to a press release from the Highlands County Sheriffs Office, deputies responded to a battery complaint at Highway Park Liquor Store,101 Vision St. where they spoke to victim Ernest Bristol,41, who told them he was jumped by several subjects inside the store,the release said. It was soon learned that a second victim was on the way to the hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the same incident. Deputies went to Florida Hospital Lake Placid and found 31-year-old Alonzo Miller Davis receiving treatment for stab wounds. Davis was subsequently transferred to Lakeland Regional Medical Center for treatment of his non-life threatening injuries. Based on an alert sent by the HCSO,a vehicle matching the description of the one the suspects were in was stopped in DeSoto County and five people in the car were detained. They told DeSoto County deputies that a vehicle came up behind them and shots were fired at their vehicle on State Road 70 in Highlands County. All identified parties involved are from DeSoto County. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Highlands County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Unit and Det. Nathan Coogan at 863-4027341. Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800226-TIPS (8477 www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com/. Anonymity is guaranteed. Man stabbed during fight in Highway Park liquor store Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 Continued on A5


C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunS EBRING Do you know where your water sheds? Where does your water shed? While many consumers don't really thinka bout where their water sheds, there are several y oung people in our county that know all about the importance of our watersheds ince they competed in a recent speech contest. Where does your water shed? was the topic of the 2013 Youth Speech Contest s ponsored by the Highlands Soil & Water Conservation District that took place April 16 at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agriculture Center. T he contest was open to any student enrolled in grades 6-12 in Highlands County and there were a total of eight contestants compet-i ng for a prize of money as well as the opportunity for t he first place winner to advance to the Area 4 contestt o be held Thursday in Belle Glade. Contestants were judged on content, composition, and delivery of their speeches.T he first-place winner was Camille Shattler, a student at Lake Placid Christian School; second place was earned by Gabe Smoak, as tudent at Lake Placid Christian School; and there was an even tie for thirdplace winners Robin Shattler and Madison Koukos, whob oth attend Lake Placid Christian School. Other part icipants included Avon Park High School students Wyatt Bennett and Emily Little, and L PCS students Aliyah McLean and Bethany McLean. The Highlands Soil & W ater Conservation District Board of Supervisors continues to endorse this event every year as another opportunity to promote conserva-t ion of our natural resources in Highlands County while e nabling students to develop their public speaking skills www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 24, 2013Page A3 MARTIAL ARTS (pp only summer camp; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 3 3 5 5 1 1 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 0 0 8 8 Shattler wins Soil and Water Conservation District speech contest Courtesy photo Susie Bishop (from left), Highlands Soil & Water Conservation District executive director, i s with first place Camille Shattler, Lake Placid Christian School; second place Gabe Smoak, LPCS; tied for third place Robin Shattler, LPCS and Madison Koukos,LPCS; and Dr. John Causey, chairman of district board of supervisors. Topic was Where does your water shed? By SAMANTHAGHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING The completion of the Veterans Beach boat ramp channel dredging project has been completed,c ity officials announced Tuesday morning. The maintenance and improvement project wrapped up early this week after two weeks of work inL ake Jackson at the site. Lower levels of the lake h ave made it a challenge for boats to enter at the Veterans ramp, calling fors ome dredging to be done in the area. The channel had n ot been updated or maintained in more than two decades. Originally constructed in the late 1980s, the channelh as long since become overfilled and inadequate f or boaters. Approximately 1,700 cubic yards of fill had accu-m ulated in the channel through the years and have r ecently been removed through the dredging proje ct. The project to remove the accumulated fill from the Veterans Beach Boat Channel is now complete.T he boat ramp is now open, city officials stated via e-mail Tuesday. The beach, as well as the boat ramp, are ready for use and open to the public.V eterans Beach was able to remain open the entire l ength of the project due to precise planning of the engineering company. B oaters, skiers and other water vehicles are now welc ome to use the ramp at Veterans Beach at their leisure. City officials did announce that the boatr amp will close again temporarily in early May for t he installation of sheet piling around the ramp. Dates for the sheet piling p roject will be announced as the city makes them a vailable. Veterans Beach boat ramp re-opens Kokomo News-Sun staff reportsAVON PARK In a 3-2 vote Monday night, the city council approved a firstr eading of an ordinance allowing a councilor to part icipate at a council meeting via telephone or other electronic medium. The council must have a quorum present in councilc hambers for a member to participate from a distance. Amember may only participate from afar under an extraordinary circum-s tance for example like being in the hospital. Mayor Sharon Schuler and Deputy Mayor Brenda Gray voted against the proposed ordi-n ance. I n other business, Brian Koji, the citys labor attorney, advised the council that Tammy Macklin and Sally Perry, currently presidenta nd vice-president of the citys ASFSCME local, may no longer represent city employees on behalf of the union, because they nol onger work for the city. AP to allow council members to attend meetings remotely Also, Buhr says Macklin, Perry cant be union reps www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Special to the News-SunTimothy Bax, a native of East Africa, will speak to the Sebring Historical Society membership Saturday at the Jack Stroup (Sebring Center at noon. The covered-dish luncheon is open to the public. Attendees are asked to bring a dish to share and $2 each which includes table service and beverage. Bax is an author, philanthropist and former special operations officer who has spent his life working with the indigenous people of rural Africa. His goal was to assist in keeping stability in regions threatened by political and social conflict. He currently trains persons in jungle warfare and survival techniques from a facility in Puerto Rico. In addition to those activities, Bax is currently working with a group that is conducting long-term medical and environmental research in subtropical and tropical diseases in an effort to identify new ingredients to develop new antibiotics to treat drugresistant diseases. For further information, please call 471-2522. Bax to speak at Sebring Historical Society luncheon Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida legislators have agreed to pitch in millionsm ore in state money to help pro baseball teams even in cases where a team wants to move from one Florida town to anoth-e r. State legislators working on a final round of budget negotiations agreed Monday evening tos pend $3.3 million a year starting in 2015 to help cities and counties tos pruce up or build new ballparks. Akey element in the p roposal would call for the state to help pay for t he cost of a new stadium that would be used by two Major League Baseballt eams. This incentive is aimed a t helping pay for a proposed stadium that would be used by the Houston Astros and the Toronto Blue Jays in Palm BeachG ardens. The Astros currently train in Kissimmee w hile the Blue Jays train in Dunedin. S tate to help pro baseball teams move


C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIAL 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 8 63-385-6155 N EWSROOMR OMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELE ditor E xt. 516editor@newssun.comD AN HOEHNES ports Editor E xt. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com A DVERTISINGV ICKIE WATSONE xt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Page A4News-SunWednesday, April 24, 2013www.newssun.com For once,a collection of law enforcement agencies from every level of government worked together,pooling resources,experience and local knowledge,bringing a rapid resolution to what began as an anonymousa ct. We wish our colleagues in the national m edia particularly newscasters on cable news shows had behaved with the same sense of community service. Instead,tele-v ised media coverage was disappointing, even reckless at times. It made our head hurt watching the endless speculation by newscasters who did little more than gossip on air. The saturation coverage meant rumors overwhelmed the facts int he rush to tell the story,and those rumors were repeated over and over again in the 24hour news cycle the news networks now have to fill. Too many reporters from all media were o verly impatient. They relentlessly pressed officials for answers long before anything specific could be verified. Reports were continuously filled with words like maybe, possiblyand if. Too many times,it seemed as though newsc asters were simply looking at a Twitter or Facebook feed,reading what people had p osted,and then passing it off as fact with no verification. Its bad enough when the public does that which happens entirely too often. Those who call themselves journalists,however, should hold themselves to a higher standard. Of course,there were individual journalists who behaved professionally,doing their job with care,but overall newscasters and theirp roducers failed the public. CNNs Wolf Blitzer,for one,repeatedly warned against speculating and proceeded to blatantly speculate. Think of the early,and false,over-confid ent reports that a man was in custody and had confessed. That story was based on unconfirmed unnamed sources. As a news organization,the News-Sun is ashamed by our colleaguesperformances. Not only did the press fail the people,inm any ways,they made the situation worse, while ignoring other significant national and w orld events. It is in times of emergency that accurate reports are essential,as is a calm voice. Then ational media for the most part failed in both regards. I listened to a Frank Sinatra t une this week The House I Live In and enjoyed a renewed desire to fight on. S inatra performed the patriotic song in an 11-minute m ovie short that was made in 1945,shortly after the conclusion of the war. I n the short,Sinatra steps out of a recording studio into an alley,where he confronts a group of kids chasing a smaller boy. He learns that thes maller boy was being picked on by the others because of his religion. Sinatra explains to the kids that it is un-American to dwello n what makes us different. Rather,we must celebrate the m any unique characteristics we have in common thec haracteristics that make us very strong as a nation. To illustrate his point, Sinatra sings The House I Live In: What is America to me? A name,a map,or a flag I see. A certain word, democracy. What is America to me? More than just a democracy,America is a representative republic. It was designed to put the power in the peoples hands people like Sinatras Italian-born father,who understood how lucky he was to be American when,for many years,his birth country had been run by the fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. The howdy and the handshake, The air and feeling free. And the right to speak my mind out, ThatsAmerica to me. The howdy and the handshake speak of a civility and friendliness that we are losing in modern America. Our government has expanded considerably and the sense of feeling free is not so great as it once was. Though people are still able to speak their minds, they run the risk of coming under assault for the ideas they speak. Take Dr. Ben Carson,a renowned neurosurgeon who had been director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital for 36 years. His commonsense thoughts on the highly charged issues of the day so agitate some on the left that he was recently forced out as commencement speaker at the university his work made famous. The things I see about me, The big things and the small. The little corner newsstand, A nd the house a mile tall. Its hard to imagine now, b ut envy had never been a big part of the American spirit. A merica was a place people came to rise on their own merits. Most of our early immig rants were too proud to take handouts all they wanted was the opportunity to work and prosper and make a better life for their children. S inatras father couldnt read or write. He became a fireman and eventually a pub owner and lived a good life. But look at the remarkable lifeh is son went on to live a life and career that could be p ossible only in America. T he words of old Abe Lincoln, Of Jefferson and Paine. Of Washington and Jackson, A nd the tasks that still remain. The American Constitution wenti nto effect on March 4,1789 156 years before Sinatra recorded The House I Live In. Most Americans were still very much aware of the unique ideals upon which the country was founded most realized that, despite Americas many imperfections that still needed to be worked out,it was a blessing to be an American citizen. It was a blessing to have God-given rights to life,liberty and the pursuit of happiness. In 2013,I dare say,most Americans have little understanding of the ideas and principles that make our country exceptional,and far too many are eager to give up our freedoms in exchange for the promise of free government stuff. A house that we call freedom, A home of liberty. And it belongs to fighting people, ThatsAmerica to me. Thats America to me,too. And we better fight harder if we hope to maintain the principles and blessings that have made our country great. Tom Purcell, author of Misadventures of a 1970s Childhood and Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty! is a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review humor columnist and is nationally syndicated exclusively by Cagle Cartoons Inc. Send comments to Tom at Purcell@caglecartoons.com/. Thats America to me ... and Frank Guest Column Tom Purcell Public deserves an apology from the press If there was good news comi ng out of the bombing of the Boston Marathon,it was how quickly the alleged bombers were identified and caught. OversightEditor: Is there really any oversight being done in the Highlands County government and its bureaucratic committees? I dont think so. The Tourist Development Council has 14 people overseeing the process, and it appears none of them knew for years how much money was being spent on designated areas by the voting public. The state intervened and the audit proved it to be correct,no one knew. Really great accounting and they got top pay also. Now they want to just change everything to make it appear they are OK. The Kenilworth storage building purchased by the county went unused for almost four years before someone let them know it was just a shell of a building. One commissioner was quoted that they were advised the building ready to use. I believe it was a cover up for paying way too much for the building. But still there was no oversight on it being used as it was purchased for. The asphalt plant that was supposed to pay for itself,plus even make the county a profit certainly appeared to have little or no oversight. They had to borrow money because the methane gas was not able to be used. That was kept quiet for some time,until the cost became out of control. Fuel was being stolen or just plain missing because the key security was so lax,it was discovered the locks were not even locked. Seems that no one knew just who had keys and who did not. People were taking long,long lunch breaks and reporting standard times on the pay sheet. Certain ones working on others vehicles on county property and time and getting overtime to do the county work they were supposed to do. Well,the papers will not allow any more samples in this letter. To the person who sent me the anonymous letter wondering what mym otive was and stating I should leave the county,well my motive to get some integrity in the decision making. Contact me at claggwe@comcast.net William E. Clagg Lake PlacidDisplay a pinwheelEditor: As we recognize April as Child Abuse Prevention Month,I invite you to become a part of the Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign,a national movement to change the way we approach prevention in our community. You may have noticed displays of Pinwheels popping up around our community this month. Communities across Florida and across the nation are creating similar displays as part of Pinwheels for Prevention,a national movement to change the way we approach the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The pinwheels symbolize the happy healthy childhoods all children deserve. They also remind us of our ongoing responsibility to ensure every child has an equal opportunity for healthy growth and development. You can learn about healthy child development and how you can help prevent child abuse and neglect in our community by following us on Facebook (Pinwheels for Protection Polk,Hardee and Highlands counties) or calling (863ext. 214. Whether our local children will achieve their full potential as healthy, productive members of this community depends largely on all of us. Learn more about the needs of children and families in our community,get involved in their lives and speak on their behalf. Together we can build a bright and prosperous future one child at a time. Teri Saunders Chief Executive Officer Heartland for Children BouquetsPurse found and returnedEditor: I would like to thank the honest person who found my purse at the McDonalds on US 27 on April 1, 2013. I was very relieved when the manager told me it had been turned in. I deeply appreciate your honesty. Thank you. M. Mackie SebringMany help Amvets benefit Editor: The Sons of Amvets Post 21 want to thank all the people for their generous donations to the Landstahl Hospital Benefit Ride. It was a huge success. The businesses are:ABC Fine Wine and Spirits; Bernie Little Distributors; Alan Jay; Cozs Sports Bar; Bill Jarrett Ford; Codys Roadhouse; Doc 633; Everglades Seasonings; Golden Corral; Heartland Quilting Guild; Highlands Independent Bank; The Vietnam Vets John and Linda C.,Bob and Cindy; Lowes Home Improvement; Mae Lee Deli; Outback Steakhouse; Office Depot; Papa Johns Pizza; Red Lobster; Sonns Barbecue; Sun n Lake Golf Course; Country Club of Sebring; Walmart; Village Inn; Wild Turkey Tavern; King Equipment; Home Depot; Oishii Burger; Hibachi Grill; Edward Jones; Family Restaurant; Pair-a-dice Cycle Works; Freds Bar; Florida Hospital; Super Wines & Liquor; Love Bugs 24/7; Mens Auxiliary VFW 4300; Jackson Creek Estates; Lake Placid American Legion Post 25,their Sons, Auxiliary and Riders; Amvets Post 21 and Auxiliary; Billy Smith; Gregg Williams and U.S. Military Vets. Sons of Amvets Post 21TODAYSLETTERS


C M Y K from circulation. D rop-off locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday are Sebring Police Department, 307 N. Ridgewood Drive; Lake Placid Police Department, 8 N. Oak Ave.; Highlands County Sheriffs Office North Sub Station, 304 W. Pleasant St., Avon Park; and Highlands County Sheriffs Office Sub Station, Liberty Star Plaza, 7177 S. George Blvd., Sebring. For those unable to attend and dispose of medications on Saturday, permanent drop boxes are available at the Lake Placid and Sebring police departments. Medications may be disposed of from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information on Operation Medicine Cabinet or drop box locations, contact Drug Free Highlands at 382-2138 or any of the local law enforcement offices.Adopt-a-Leader Prayer Luncheon is May 2SEBRING As part of National Day of Prayer, Highlands University Preparatory School will host the Adopt-Leader Prayer Luncheon again this year. This event will be at noon Thursday, May 2 at the school, 1160 Persimmon Ave. It is an opportunity for the community to exercise the freedom to gather and pray for the nation and local officials. The program will include speaker Penny Ogg, special music, andlunch catered by Mae Lees Deli. Tickets are $12 and are available in the UPrep school office or call 3853850 to reserve a ticket at the door. The public is invited.Lake Wales Ridge WEA management plan hearings scheduled SEBRING The Lake Wales Ridge Wildlife and Environmental Area 10-year draft management plan is the topic of public meetings in Sebring and Bartow, hosted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Each property purchased with public funds must have an individualized plan that ensures the area is managed for the intended purposes when it was bought. Ameeting on May 1 at the Highlands County Government Center, 600 S. Commerce Ave., begins at 7 p.m. Another meeting, on May 2 at the Polk County Commission Chambers, 330 W. Church St. in Bartow, also starts at 7 p.m. After staff presentations, the public is encouraged to comment and ask questions about the specifics in the draft plan. The Lake Wales Ridge Wildlife and Environmental Area was purchased to ensure the conservation of fish and wildlife resources, other natural and cultural r esources, and for fishand wildlife-based public recreation. The draft plan specifies how we intend to do that, said Rebecca Shelton, FWC land conservation biologist. Shelton added that hunting and fishing regulations are not part of management plan discussions; they will be addressed through a separate public process. To obtain a copy of the draft land management prospectus for Lake Wales Ridge WEA, call Shelton at (850 Alden at (850 e-mail Rebecca.Shelton@MyFWC.c om/. For background and more information on management plans and their goals, visit MyFWC.com/Conservation and select Terrestrial Programs.SFSC offers Child Development classesAVON PARK South Florida State Colleges Corporate and Community Education Department iso ffering child care classes during the Summer Term 2013. Introduction to Child Care is a 40-hour class that covers child care facility rules and regulations, health, safety, and nutrition, identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect, child growth and development, behavioral observation and screening, special needs appropriate practices. This class will meet from 5:30-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, May 1 through July 10, on the SFSC Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Drive, Avon Park. The class, which will include six manuals, costs $199.99. The course number (CRN 30532. Completion of both the FCCPC I and II courses are key to earning a Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPCI and II address eight core areas of knowledge and skill associated with delivery of quality education to preschool children and buildsu pon the content of the state-mandated training courses previously completed by the caregiver. SFSC is offering the FCCPC II course in English. This class meets from 5:308:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, May 8 through July 31, on the Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Drive. The class costs $300, and the course number (CRN Register in Building B at the Highlands Campus or any SFSC campus or center. For more information on child development classes, email Debbie Gutierrez at gutierrd@southflorida.edu or call 784-7032.CorrectionSEBRING The Sebring Elks 1529 will have Don and Allen providing music from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday. Buffet is $12. To only dance, it is $3. For more information, call 471-3557. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 24, 2013Page A5 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; april ads p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 5 5 6 6 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 3 3 3 3 Continued from A2 WILLIAM RENTEL W illiam Bill Rentel, 76, of Sebring, Fla., passed away Wednesday, April1 7, 2013, in Sebring. He was born July 9, 1936, to Ernest F. and Anna D. (Horner Queens, N.Y., and hadb een a resident of Sebring since 1998, coming from Hermann, Mo.He was the owner, operator and sales representative of a toym anufacturer and a member of the Toy Knights of America. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was a 50-year Mason and am ember of the Lions Club, Spring Lake Mens A ssociation and Spring Lake Independent District Association.He was am ember of Grace Bible Church and volunteered a t Highlands Regional Medical Center; HALLO and Fred Wild Elementary School.His favorite place was home with his wife,c hildren and his many grandchildren and greatg randchildren. He is survived by his wife of 55 years,M arsenna Lovell Rentel of Sebring; children, W illiam Ralph (Jackie Rental Jr. of Tennessee, Cynthia Ann (GrantM iddlestead of Pennsylvania, Janet Suzanne (Anthony o f California, and Stacy Frederick Rentel of C alifornia; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ronald Ernest Rental. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Grace Bible Church, Sebring, with Pastor Dustin Woods officiating. Memorial donations mayb e made to Fred Wild Elementary School in m emory of Mr. Bill Rentel, 3550 Youth Care Lane, Sebring, FL33870. Arrangements have been entrusted to: S tephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Fla. 33870 (863 stephensonnelsonfh.com Obituaries The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN through a false claim on Longs insurance. This was strictly business to business; it had nothing to d o with my position as a councilor. The issue is between me and Long,A nderson said. He also said the question o f whether or not he engaged in unpermitted electrical work was irrelevant. B uhr replied that because Long formally complained to the city about a sitting counc ilor allegedly trying to cheat, and that issue appeared t o lead directly to Anderson allegedly making unpermitted electrical repairs, the issues are relevant. councilor cant flaunt t he laws of the city, Buhr said. I dont believe the city can investigate a private business, Anderson said. ou can file an injunction, but you wont get it,B uhr replied. The conversation became h eated when Anderson requested the citys investigation expand to include staffs fear of Deleon. In my opinion, Anderson s aid, everything has to do with Deleons character. Everyone is afraid of Deleon; city hall is not a healthy place. Deleon responded immediately, Ive cut 103 jobsd own to 50, Ive taken hundreds of bullets, he began b efore Mayor Sharon Schuler interrupted their exchange. e should be looking into facts, she said. We cant have the city manager accused of what he has been.I f it is true (that he has abused his office), he cant r emain. e keep getting involved and involved and it gets outo f hand. We need to get this shadow off of our city S topped after the meeting, Anderson declined comment at the advise of his lawyer. G reen will be reviewing documents, conducting interviews, securing physical evid ence and preparing a written report within 60 days. H is hourly rate is $75; his hourly travel rate from his office is $37.50; he is reimbursed $.55 a mile. He anticipates the investig ation to take about 30 hours, all things being even. Greens resume states he joined the Polk County Sheriffs Office in 1978. After an 11-year career as a deputy, detective and speciala gent, he taught at the Polk Community College Police A cademy, leaving in 1989 to form a private investigation office in Bartow. Continued from A1 the cost of financing and keeping the sanitation fund debt free. The city offers an additional, free cardboard recycling service for commer-c ial customers that could add another 12 tons of r ecycled material with more capacity. The council was told, however, that some resid ents resist recycling, using non-city cans for what garbage does not fit in the assigned city can. The staff recommendation, Deleon said, is to stop processing the additionaln on-city assigned garbage cans. A dditional city carts may be acquired from the city for additional $16 a month. C ontinued from A1 Community Briefs Gerald Buhr A von Park city attorney, responding to AndersonY ou can apply for a n injunction, but y ou wont get it. Council approves hiring investigator News-Sun file photo Avon Park City Manager Julian Deleon (aboverett Anderson are a t the center of a dispute over ethics that will be turned over to a private investigator. APs single-stream recycling program collecting big numbers Julian Deleon A von Park city managerT he staff recommendation is to stop p rocessing the additional non-city assigned garbage cans A ssociated PressBOSTON The y oungest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing, 8-year-old Martin Richard, was buried Tuesday and is now at peace, his familys aid. Aprivate funeral Mass was held in the morning for Martin, followed by his burial. Only immediatef amily members attended. The outpouring of love and support over the lastw eek has been tremendous, the Richardsstatement said. This has beent he most difficult week of our lives and we appreciate t hat our friends and family have given us space to grieve and heal. T he family, from Bostons Dorchester neighb orhood, said it would hold a public memorial service in the coming weeks to celebrate Martins life. T he boy was among three people killed when two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15. Hism other and 6-year-old sister were among the more than 260 others wounded. Krystle Campbell, 29, of Medford, and Lu Lingzi, a2 3-year-old Boston University graduate student from China, also died in thea ttack. On Monday, Campbells funeral was at St. Joseph Church inM edford, Mass., and a memorial for Lu took place o n Boston Universitys campus hours later. Massachusetts Institute o f Technology police Officer Sean Collier was f atally shot three days after the bombing. Funeral held for boy, 8, killed by marathon bomb Garrett Anderson A von Park city councilmanI dont believe the c ity can investigate a private business.


C M Y K Page A6News-SunWednesday, April 24, 2013www.newssun.com SAS ROOFING 7 HOME IMPROVEMENT; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, m ain A only; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 2 2 3 3 7 7 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 2 2 1 1 He noted the early days of processing the permit applications were a bit rocky, It was like Murphys Law what could go wrong did go wrong. But it has all settled down now and is running fairly smoothly,he said. Z wayers office also now is handling the dispersal of birth certificates,which makes the drivers license dispensing a more one-stopo peration. He said his goal is to begin collecting the tourist taxb eginning at the start of the 2014 calendar year. I have been in touch with t ax collectors in other counties that do it,Zwayer said. Each of them does it a bit differently. After conducting prelimin ary research,Zwayer commenced setting up prelimin ary timelines,establishing the process,auditing and enforcement elements in an effort to set up a methodology that makes sense both int erms of costs and in terms of service. At 3 percent of the total, we are only looking at about $9,000 a year to the tax col-l ectors office. That is based on the Tourist Development C ommissions current figures,he said. However,with local e nforcement,Zwayer believes that the collection could increase when all who those who should be paying the tax are assessedf or it. It wont be a money generator for the county but it could be self-sustaining and it would be good for the county as a whole,he said. Zwayer contended that by m aking certain of compliance that all entities that should be collecting an remitting the two percent assessment,it would create a level playingf ieldbetween competitors. In other words,people who are collecting the tax wont be competing with those who are not,he said. T here has been discussion about raising the assessment on all lodging for those in the c ounty for six months or less. The increase from 2 to 3 perc ent could generate an extra $150,000 per year if current tourist numbers remains trong. However,some citizens have called the motion by Avon Park city councilm an Terry Heston into question asking if his suggest ion to raise the tax reflects the opinion of the sitting council,or was just an idea Heston had independently, He is supposed to represent the city council as the voting member from Avon Park isnt he?asked former Avon Park Mayor TomM acklin. I have not seen anywhere that this came before the council and they either voted on it or gave their approval by consensus. H owever,when the question was put before council, Avon Park attorney Gerald Buhr said once appointed, Heston could make motionsa nd voted as he wished. Buhr said if the council had a problem with his votes or actions,t hey could replace him on the Tourist Development Council with somebody else. T he tourist tax discussion was to have come up before t he Highlands County Board of County Commission for a discussion this past Tuesdayn ight. However,that was called off after recommendat ions by the Tourist Development Commission were deemed to be incomplete. While the TDC board i ncluded a recommendation to raise the tax as well as a n ew schedule on how to spend the money,they neglected to say how theyi ntended to disperse money already collected in the TDC c offers. Because the Highlands County commissions night m eeting had been dedicated to a discussion on the recommendations,it was called off on the strength of the shortfall. There is no indication onw hen that issue will next be brought before county commissioners. C ontinued from A1 Tax Collector may start processing tourism tax Eric Zwayer H ighlands County tax collectorI t wont be a money g enerator for the county but it could be self-sustaining a nd it would be g ood for the county a s a whole. GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 24, 2013Page A7 P UBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 98630 publix liquor; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 8 8 3 3 SFSC-COMMUNITY RELATIONS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, occupational programs; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 1 1 7 7 2 2 p rize-holding eggs. The hunt occurs after dark, by flashlight (be sure to bring one is not an event for young children, but for teens anda dults. Volunteers hide 12,000 p lastic eggs over a mile long trail through the woods. Prize coupons are hidden in thee ggs. One egg is worth $2,500; another $1,000, t hanks to donations by Dr. Daniel Parnassa M.D. and Bob Rhoades, respectively. T wo thousand of the eggs contain prizes totaling more than $30,000, all donations from local businesses and residents. B ut, Spiegel said, the after dark hunt is only part of the f un The Egg Games begin at 4 p.m. For example, in the Egg Drop a participant drops a raw egg to a partner 30 feetb elow. The object is to catch the egg without breaking it. I n the Egg Toss, partners play catch with a raw egg, while they move further and furthera part. Spiegel recommends practicing at home; contest w inners receive $200 or two tickets good for any Disney park. B ut thats not all. DJ J Money provides musical entertainment and delicious food like pulled pork sandwiches, grilled b rauts, hot dogs and hamb urgers are for sale, and Dairy Queen ice creamd onated by the original Dairy Queen. Its going to a wonderful event, Spiegel said. Free parking is available at theS ebring Raceway. Ashuttle bus will transport participants to the event for $1 round trip. We encourage people to get here early to get the most fun for your ticket. Its ag reat date, and fun for a g roup. There is still time to sponsor an egg. The deadline isnt until Friday. Call Spiegel at 214-6508. C ontinued from A1 News-Sun file photo A good light is key if you want to be able to find the prize-filled eggs at the Humane Societys Flashlight Egg Hunt. Egg Hunt key fundraiser for Humane Society renovation Find hundreds of local cars in Highlands County. Centralfloridawheels.com A ssociated PressT ALLAHASSEE The Senates budget panel has cleared a bill making minor changes to Floridas teacher evalua-t ion system but tacked on a provision from the contentious parent triggerb ill at the last minute. The Appropriations committee Tuesdayc leared the bill (SB 980 with an amendment that e nsures students wont get assigned to an ineffective teacher for two yearsi n a row. Ateachers ineffectiveness is based on p erformance evaluations. That amendment was part of this years parent trigger bill. It gives parents a vote in turnaroundo ptions for failing schools that include private chart er schools. It passed the House and is now in the Senate. T eachers unions recently sued the state over e valuations that grade some Florida teachers on subjects and students they d ont teach.Scott forces limit to student feesT ALLAHASSEE Florida Gov. Rick Scott is using a novel way to get universities to freeze fees charged to students. T he governor refused to go along with granting s tate approval to bonding for two schools until theu niversities agreed to keep down costs for students. Scott said that Florida International Universityw ill freeze a student fee as a condition for approval for a new parking garage on campus. Scott told the Cabinet t hat FIU agreed to a sixyear freeze in its transportation access fee paid by every student, even those walking or riding bikes to classes. The Cabinet also approved bonding authority to build a new dormitory at Florida State University, after the school said it wont require freshmen to live in dorms and wont require dorm residents to buy meal plans.Gulf Coast bill clears panelTALLAHASSEE The Florida Senates budget panel has advanced to the floor a measure that creates a nonprofit board to manage money from settlements from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The Appropriations committee on Tuesday cleared the bill (SB 1024 with only one novote from Sen. Arthenia Joyner. But representatives from Gulf Coast counties expressed concerns that the state would wrest control of the money through the nonprofit Triumph Gulf Coast board. Bill sponsor Nancy Detert says the board would safeguard any funds recovered by Attorney General Pam Bondi. She sued BPand Halliburton last week before the statute of limitations expired on the 2010 disasters third anniversary. Teachers bill now includes parent trigger provision By STEVE ROTHWELL A PMarkets WriterNEWYORK The stock market briefly dropped, then recovered,a fter the Associated Press Twitter account was hacked and a fake tweet about an attack on the White House was posted. T he APreleased the following statement at 1:12 p.m.: The @APtwittera ccount has been hacked. The tweet about an attack at the White House is false.W e will advise more as soon as possible. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 150 points after the fake Twitter posting, then quickly recov-e red. Other markets also reacted to the fake posting. The price of crude oil fell, then rose back. T he yield on the benchmark U.S. government bond, the 10-year Treasury note, briefly dropped as traders shifted money intol ow-risk investments. The turmoil lasted for about five minutes. B y about 1:13 p.m., stocks, bonds and crude oil were all trading aboutw here they were before the fake tweet was posted. 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C M Y K IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-68 IN RE: ESTATE OF MARY C. HESS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARY C. HESS, deceased, whose date of death was October 31, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2013-CA-000126 JAMES B NUTTER & COMPANY, P laintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST RICHARD L. BRANSCOMBE A/K/A RICHARD LEE BRANSCOMBE, DECEASED, et al, D efendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, O R OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST RICHARD L. BRANSCOMBE A/K/A RICHARD LEE BRANSCOMBE, DECEASED LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN C URRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN A NY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: THE NORTHEASTERLY HALF OF LOTS 9, 10 AND 11, BLOCK 191, WOODLAWN TERRACE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 96, (TRANSCRIPT BOO K 1 PAGE 1), PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS C OUNTY, FLORIDA. SAID NORTHEASTERLY HALF OF SAID LOTS BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF BELLEVUE AVENUE AND THE SOUTHEASTERLY LINE O F EVANSTON STREET THE SAME BEING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 11, BLOCK 191; THENCE IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF LOT 11, 75 FEET; THENCE IN A SOUTHEASTERLY DIRECT ION PARALLEL TO BELLEVUE AVENUE 150 FEET TO THE SOUTHEASTERLY LINE OF LOT 9 OF SAID BLOCK 191; THENCE IN A NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE SOUTHEASTERLY LINE OF LOT 9 TO THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF BELLEVUE AVENUE; THENCE IN A NORTHWESTERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF BELLEVUE AVENUE TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID LOTS LYING IN AND COMPRISING A PART OF GOVERNMENT LOT 3, SECTION 20, TOWN-S HIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Florida Default Law Group, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 19th day of April, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Cler k April 24; May 1, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-001146 DIVISION: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC., Plaintiff, v s. JAMES C. DAVIS, JR., et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 1 8, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-001146 of the Circuit Court of the T ENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC. is the Plaintiff and JAMES C. DAVIS, JR.; KARON K. DAVIS; 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 16th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 9, BLOCK A, KAYWOOD ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 13, PAGE 19, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 17 N MARYLAND AVENUE, AVON PARK, FL 33825 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 April 19, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F12017538 NATIONSTAR-SPEECFNMA-kpeterson-Team 4-F12017538 **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. April 24; May 1, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C ASE NO: 28-2012-CA-000099 B ANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL JAY CHILDERS, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final J udgment of Foreclosure dated February 28, 2013, entered in Civil Case No.: 28-2012-CA000099 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, Bob Germaine, the Clerk of the Court, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the c ourthouse located at 590 South Commerce Aven ue, Sebring, Highlands, Florida 33870 at 11:00 A.M. CST on the 8th day of May, 2013 the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit:A PORTION OF LOTS 3 AND 4, BLOCK 2, DINNER L AKE HEIGHTS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 25, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS: B EGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 4, BLOCK 2, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 52'09'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 10.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 74 DEGREES 11'17'' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 107.57 FEET TO A NON-TANGENT INT ERSECTION ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY L INE OF THEON AVENUE; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST, (CURVE HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 214.83, A CENTRAL ANGLE 07 DEGREES 13'27'' AND A CHORD OF 27.07 F EET WHICH BEARS SOUTH 04 DEGREES 28'53'' WEST) A DISTANCE OF 27.09 FEET TO A POINT OF REVERSE CURVATURE; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, (CURVE HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 25.00 F EET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 42 DEGREES 43'26'' AND A CHORD OF 18.21 FEET, WHICH BEARS SOUTH 22 DEGREES 13'52'' WEST), A DISTANCE OF 18.64 FEET TO A POINT OF TANGENCY; THENCE SOUTH 43 DEGREES 35'35'' WEST, A DISTANCE OF 54.00 FEET TO A NON-TANGENT INTERSECTION; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST, (CURVE HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 40.00 FEET, A CENT RAL ANGLE OF 118 DEGREES 14'47'' AND A CHORD OF 68.66 FEET WHICH BEARS SOUTH 59 DEGREES 59'32'' WEST), A DISTANCE OF 82.55 FEET TO A POINT OF CUSP; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 52'09'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 138.08 F EET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH THE EAST 10 FEET OF THE WEST 20 FEET OF CONTIGUOUS CLOSED ROAD VACATED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1044, PAGE 675, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 11th day of April, 2013. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp 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 OR (800FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE AS MUCH IN ADVANCE OF YOUR COURT APPEARANCE OR VISIT TO THE COURTHOUSE AS POSSIBLE. PLEASE BE PREPARED TO EXPLAIN YOUR FUNCTIONAL LIMITATIONS AND SUGGEST AN AUXILIARY AID OR SERVICE THAT YOU BELIEVE WILL ENABLE YOU TO EFFECTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN THE COURT PROGRAM OR SERVICE. April 17, 24, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2011-CA-000714 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v T HE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF DOREEN L. CORCORAN A/K/A COREEN LYNN CORCORAN; PATRICIA CLINGER, DECEASED, ET AL. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION T O: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF PATRICIA CLINGER, DECEASED, AND DOREEN L. CORCORAN A/K/A DOREEN LYNN CORCORAN, DECEASED, AND ALL CLAIMANTS, PERSONS OR P ARTIES, NATURAL OR CORPORATE, AND WHOSE EXACT LEGAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN, CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST PATRICIA CLINGER, DECEASED, AND DOREEN L. CORCORAN A/K/A DOREEN LYNN CORCORAN, DECEASED, OR ANY OF THE HEREIN NAMED OR DESCRIBED DEFENDANTS OR PARTIES CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN AND TO THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED Current residence unknown, but whose last known address was: 4802 QUEEN PALM DR., SEBRING, FL 33870 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: L OTS 4, 5 AND 6, BLOCK 1, SEBRING VILLAS, FIRST ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 83, 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 it o n DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, on or before May 28, 2013 or within thirty (30 publication of this Notice of Action, and file the o riginal with the Clerk of this Court at 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be ent ered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 15th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court B y: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. WITHIN TWO (2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE, PLEASE CONTACT THE COURT ADMINISTRATION OFFICE AT (863A RE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL TDD 1-800-955-8771 OR 1-800-955-8770 (V FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. April 24; May 1, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 282009CA001356XXAXMX DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF THE RESIDENTIAL ASSET SECURITIZATION TRUST 2006-A11, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-K UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AUGUST 1, 2006 Plaintiff, vs. FILEMON ARREGUIN AGUILAR; ALVINA ARREGUIN; UNKNOWN PERSON(SS UBJECT PROPERTY; D efendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282009CA001356XXAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF THE RESIDENT IAL ASSET SECURITIZATION TRUST 2006-A11, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-K UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AUGUST 1, 2006 is Plaintiff and FILEMON ARREGUIN AGUILAR; A LVINA ARREGUIN; UNKNOWN PERSON(S POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL, AT 430 SOUTH C OMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA 33870-3867, at 11:00 a.m., on the 16th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:L OT 4, LOT 5 AND LOT 6, IN BLOCK 5, OF HIGHLAND PARK SUB-DIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 24-1, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A 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 18th day of April, 2013. R OBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative O rder No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, 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 provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Fl 33870, Phone No. (863 ceipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). April 24; May 1, 2013 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2009-CA-000366 FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff,v s. SACCO, JEFFREY, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Ord er or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 2009-CA-000366 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH J udicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, and SACCO, JEFFREY, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT COURTHOUSE, 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870, at the hour of 11:00 A.M. on the 16th day of May, 2013, the following described property: UNIT 102, LAKESHORE TOWER TWO CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 435, PAGE 1, AS AMENDED OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA BEING IN SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES HOLIDAY VILLAGE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 27, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED 1/32ND INTEREST IN AND TO THE COMMON ELEMENTS APPURTENANT TO SAID UNIT. 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 at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida this 18th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak 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 Clerk of the Court's disability coordinator at 590 S COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 863-534-4686 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. April 24; May 1, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-988-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, v s. J ULIE DiSTEFANO and IDA DiSTEFANO, PLACID LAKES AVIATION ESTATE HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida non-profit corporation, and UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on April 18, 2013, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands C ounty, Florida, as described in the attached Exh ibit ``A'' at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on May 15, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.: EXHIBIT ``A'' The South one half of Lot 5, Block 217, Placid L akes Section Twenty, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 31, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property address: 104 Anna Maria Court NE, L ake Placid, FL 33852 Tax ID No.: C-14-37-29-200-2170-0050 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. B OB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk A pril 24; May 1, 2013 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09001194GCS B ANK OF AMERICA, N.A., PLAINTIFF, VS. HAROLD L. JETMORE, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final J udgment of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2013, in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Highlands, Florida, on May 16, 2013, at 11:00 AM, at Basement of courthouse in Jury Assembly Room 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 for the following described property: LOT 3, BLOCK 1, CIRCLE TERRACE SUBDIVISION OF BLOCKS 1, 2 AND 6 OF LAKE VERONA HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 9, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property o wner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 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: April 18, 2013. B y: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk of the Court Prepared by: Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486 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 appear-a nce is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or v oice impaired, call 711. 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The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 1820 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2009 Tax ID: S-21-34-29-010-1023-0240 Description of Property: LOTS 24 AND 25 BLOCK 1023 HIGHLANDS VIEW SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 91 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: ANTHONY L. BROWN; MICHAEL PARKER; LARRY PARKER; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 15th day of May, 2013. Dated this 8th day of March, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk April 10, 17, 24; May 1, 2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000001TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that AARON JAMES W, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 1818 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2009 Tax ID: S-21-34-29-010-1023-0190 Description of Property: LOTS 19 AND 20 BLOCK 1023 HIGHLANDS VIEW SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 91 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: ANTHONY L. BROWN; MICHAEL PARKER; LARRY PARKER; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 15th day of May, 2013. D ated this 8th day of March, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk April 10, 17, 24; May 1, 2013 ***************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty Legals N OTICE OF PUBLIC SALE N otice of Public Sale of the contents of self-stora ge unit(s 8 3:801-809. Units will be sold by sealed bid at 1 0:00 A.M. ON FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013, at Highl ands Self Storage Inc. 7825 S. Georage Blvd. Sebring, FL 33872. All units contain household g oods unless otherwise noted. Any vehicle within units sold for parts only.U NIT #19 UNIT #21 A pril 17, 24, 2013 A pril 22, 2013 N OTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION Y ou are hereby notified that Wauchula State Bank will sell the vehicle described below As Is to the h ighest bidder for cash, free of prior liens, to satisfy legal obligations. 1 1 9 9 7 7 7 7 B B e e l l l l 2 2 0 0 6 6 B B w w i i t t h h a a n n F F A A A A R R e e s s i i s s t t r r a a t t i i o o n n N N u u m m b b e e r r o o f f N N 1 1 3 3 4 4 M M S S ( ( S S e e r r i i a a l l N N u u m m b b e e r r 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 6 ) ) w w i i t t h h a a t t t t a a c c h h e e d d S S i i m m p p l l e e x x S S p p r r a a y y S S y y s s t t e e m m : : M M o o d d e e l l : : 4 4 9 9 0 0 0 0 ; ; S S T T C C # # S S H H 8 8 4 4 8 8 N N W W ; ; C C a a p p a a c c i i t t y y 1 1 4 4 0 0 G G a a l l ( ( 5 5 3 3 0 0 L L t t ) ) ; ; B B o o o o m m S S p p a a n n ; ; 3 3 6 6 4 4 4 4 f f t t 9 9 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 , 4 4 m m ) ) , B B o o o o m m M M o o u u n n t t i i n n g g : : M M i i d d s s h h i i p p / / A A l l s s o o a a F F r r o o n n M M o o u u n n t t e e d d B B o o o o m m E E q q u u i i p p m m e e n n t t m m o o u u n n t t e e d d i i n n s s i i d d e e a a i i r r c c r r a a f f t t ; ; A A g g n n a a v v G G u u i i a a ( ( G G P P S S f f o o r r s s p p r r a a y y i i n n g g ) ) A A u u t t o o C C a a l l ( ( F F l l o o w w C C o o n n t t r r o o l l ) ) G G a a r r m m i i n n 4 4 9 9 6 6 G G P P S S : : Contact Rob Roberts for details at Wauchula State B ank 863-471-1972. The sale will be held on Friday May 3, 2013 at 10:00 am at the Wauchula S tate Bank parking lot located at1385 US 27 S. Sebring, Fl. 33870 A pril 24; May 1, 2013 1050Legals Classified ads get fast results DUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404


C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunWednesday, April 24, 2013www.newssun.com The names and address of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the estate of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITH THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIMS FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 17, 2013. Personal Representative I DA JACKSON 4080 Lakeview Drive Sebring, Florida 33870 JAMES J. PRATT, Florida Bar No. 373303 Attorney for Petitioner 500 N. Westshore Blvd, Suite 800 Tampa, Florida 33609 Telephone: (813 April 17, 24, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number PC 13-133 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF ANDREW BETTS JACKSON. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: The administration of the estate of ANDREW BETTS JACKSON, deceased, whose date of death w as January 29, 2013, and whose social security number is 263-60-5149, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. OF THIS NOTICE and (b ested person to whom this notice is served that challenges the qualifications of the personal representative, venue or jurisdiction of the court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE on the objecting person. ALL CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. Publication of this notice has begun on April 24, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Melanie Lynn Stalvey 4831 Stalvey Oaks Drive Plant City, Florida 33563 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ David H. Galloway Florida Bar No. 259535 506 North Alexander Street Plant City, Florida 33563 Telephone: 813-754-3438 April 24; May 1, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. PC-13-170 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF SANDRA LYNN OWENS Deceased. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION (Testate NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The administration of the estate of SANDRA LYNN OWENS, deceased, File Number PC-13-170 is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative's Attorney are set forth below. All other persons are required to file with this court: (a THREE MONTHS AFTER THE FIRST PUBLICATION /s/ Joseph Bonett 404 Bottlebrush Avenue Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ W. Roy Wilkes Attorney for Joseph Bonett Florida Bar Number: 0608475 202 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: wrw@wilkeslawfirm.com April 24; May 1, 2013 1050L egalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-121 IN RE: ESTATE OF WALTER KATZ Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of WALTER KATZ, deceased, whose date of death was December 24, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against dece-d ent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 24, 2013. Personal Representative: 1050L egalsAll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 17, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider 13 N. Oak Avenue Lake Placid, Florida 33852 A ttorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: marider@mariderlaw.com April 17, 24, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-534 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF ANNA MARIE DECASTRO Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ANNA MARIE DECASTRO, deceased, whose date of death was November 6, 2010, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Prob ate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 17, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ W. Roy Wilkes Elder & Disability Law Firm 202 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ W. Roy Wilkes Attorney for W. Roy Wilkes Florida Bar Number: 0608475 202 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: wrw@wilkeslawfirm.com April 17, 24, 2013 1050L egalsDUMMY 2013 ROP PROCESS COLOR AD HEALTH PAGE DUMMY 6X16**********************


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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.com B ABSON PARK Dark clouds and cool, intermittent rains delayed the start of Mondays District 10-4AT ournament opener. But the skies soon c leared to reveal a setting sun along the shores of C rooked Lake at the Webber International U niversity baseball field as Avon Park moved along with a 15-3, mercyrule win over Mulberry. Having swept the Panthers during the regular season, by 9-5 and 17-5 scores, there was the danger of the Devils taking the game too lightly and get caught in the old adage of not being able to beat a team three times in a row. Something head coach Whit Cornell was all too wary of. ou never know, this is high school baseball and anything can happen on a given night, he said in the moments leading up to the contest. We just need to throw strikes, not give them extra base runners and we need to put the ball in play And his words almost seemed startlingly prophetic as an error in the top of the first paved the way for the Panthers to open the scoring and take a 1-0 lead on a Dustin Caldwell RBI single. But the Devils answered right back in the bottom of the first when Tyrone Perry lead things off with a double to deep right field and would come in on a Josh Gomez single through the left side to tie it up. The defense held behind the pitching of Colton Brock in the second and the offense got back to it, plating three runs in the bottom of the inning to begin stretching the lead out. Mulberry did scratch for two in the top of the third, with Caldwell adding both to his RBI total on the SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Wednesday, April 24, 2013 N ASCAR This WeekB4 Courtesy photo Stan Nork, a member of the Slow Pitch Softball Hall of Fame, and his wife Cindy were featured guests on Ed Lynchs Sports Talk show on Saturday, April 20. Sports Talk airs each Saturday, immediately following the Noon News on WWTK 730-AM. Scheduled guests for the April 27 broadcast are senior golfers Hazel Dobbs and Toni Fletcher, along with perfect-game bowler Thomas Watson. Ed tosses it up with Hall of Famer Nork News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Tayla DaSilva signed to become a Miami-Dade Shark Friday. With her on her big day were dad Scott with niece Kensley, sister Taryn, mom Brenda, Blue Streak head coach Joe Sinness and assistant Larry Johnson. B y DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING Ability, passion and dedication for the game of softball has paid off for Sebring senior Tayla DaSilva in offering her a college education. She took Miami-Dade College up on their offerF riday, April 19, when she s igned to join the Lady Sharks. I had offers from Thomas University and Hillsborough, DaSilva said. And then last summer I was at a Rising Stars tournament in Miami. Dad watched me f or a game and made an offer right after While mulling her choices, it really wasnt too difficult for the solid-hitting infielder to see the benefits of opting for Dade. They have such a strong softball program, she said. Theyre currently third in state and ninth in the nation. They also have a very, very good academic program. A nd of course, there were a couple of other benefits that factored in. s close to the beach and the food around there is amazing, she explained. And though those are certainly important factors for a soon-to-be college freshman, t hey go only so far with DaSilva. Im there for one reason and one reason only, to get my education and pursue my dreams as a college athlete, she said. I will need to continue to get stronger and improve my mentality and physical play to compete at the college level. It has always been my dream and as long as I say positive and work as hard as I can, I do not doubt being able to do it. That sort of steely-eyed determination seems quite befitting for this new Shark. That determination extends into the classroom as well, as DaSilva plans on getting her AAdegree and continuing DaSilva decides on Dade See DASILVA, Page B3 By RALPH D. RUSSO Associated PressPASADENA, Calif. With the how and when of college football playoffs determined, its time to lock in the where. The conference commiss ioners in charge of putting together the four-team playoff system that will start after the 2014 regular season will meet starting Tuesday in Pasadena, Calif. At the top of their agenda: Pick three more bowls to be u sed in the semifinal rotation and decide on a site for the first national championship game. The Rose, Sugar and Orange bowls are already part of the six-bowl semifinal r otation. It will be another big step, BCS executive director Bill Hancock said recently. True, though all signs point toward these big steps being foregone conclusions. The Fiesta, Cotton and C hick-fil-Abowls are the overwhelming favorites to be chosen for the playoff rotation, and have been for a while. So much so that only one other bowl the Holiday Bowl in San Diego even put in a bid to be part of the system that will replace the Bowl Championship Series. I was a little surprised we didnt get more, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said. Hancock said there was plenty of interest even though it didnt result in bids. I talked to 10 or 12 bowls about it, he said. I think for various reasons people decided, many of the bowls deci ded, theyd rather go in a dif-f erent direction. Some wanted to stick with their conference contracts, others couldnt meet specsf or 55,000 seat stadiums. ere not disappointed w ith the numbers. We have good options and there are t errific stadiums. Bowlsby conceded the a ppearance of three bowls having the inside track to the playoff rotation might have deterred others from bidding. Even Holiday Bowl organizers acknowledge they are a big underdog. e know its a tough competition, Holiday Bowl executive director Bruce Binkowski said. But we felt it was incumbent upon us to make a bid. s tough to beat out the incumbents. As for the site of the first national championship game, which will be played Jan. 12, 2015, the front-runner is Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, home of not only the Dallas Cowboys but the Cotton Bowl. Its not quite a done deal. Tampa also put in a bid that is being considered. But itll be hard to pass up playing the first national title game of the playoff era in the Dallas Cowboysstate-ofthe-art football palace. ere anxiously awaiting their decision and hope that, if given the opportunity, want to make that, want the venue to be appropriate to the first college championship under the new system, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said. Sites to be settled for college football playoff See COLLEGE, Page B3 N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Mason Jahna laced an RBI double to right-center in a three-run second inning for Avon Park in the Devils 15-3 win in Mondays District 10-4A Tournament opener. Red Devils take District opener Courtesy photo Lake Placids Dalton Shelton took the 3,200-meter Regional title with a personal best, qualifying him for this weekends FHSAA 2A State Finals in Jacksonville. Avon Park15Mulberry3 By ALEX COYNE News-Sun correspondentFour Lake Placid athletes competed in the Class 2ATrack Regional Finals in Jacksonville on Thursday, April 18. Despite persevering and putting forth great efforts after the long drive up to the northeast corner of the state, only one, Dalton Shelton, made the move forward to the State Finals this Saturday and a return trip to Jacksonville. Opting to compete in just one event, the longdistance standout ran the 3,200-meter run at regionals, and did incredibly well setting a newpersonal record and becoming the Regional Champion with a timeof 9:54:59. This will be Sheltons second appearance at the FHSAAState Finals, as he made it to the Cross Country State Finals his sophomore year. It really helped that I am only running in the two mile this year, not both the mile and two mile. Shelton stated. Focusing on only the two mile this year certainly was a successful tactic. I am shooting for first at state, he explained, before adding with a chuckle. If youre not first, youre last! He is right there in the running to be top in the state, head coach Scott Morgan stated. And he is only a junior Shelton will proudly represent Lake Placid in the State Finals on Saturday to end what has been a very successful season for the junior Dragon. Shelton runs to State See AP, Page B3


C M Y K YMCA Flag FootballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis now taking registrations for our YMCA/Eagles Youth Flag Football Program for ages 5-14. We are also taking registrations for our C heerleading Program ages 5-16. Any questions please call 382-9622.Miracle League 5KL AKE PLACID Heartland National Bank presents The Miracle League for H ighlands County 2013 5K-10K Run Walk Team Challenge Saturday, May 18, a t DeVane Circle Park in Lake Placid. Entry fees Early student $15; early team member $20; early individual $25; day of race $30 (day of race, registration closes promptly at 7 a.m.) Race starts at 7:30 a.m. sharp. First 150 registered entrants guaranteed a Dri-fit T-shirt. Send entry name, gender, race youre doing, team name, address, phone number, age, shirt size and e-mail. Any lack of information will not be acceptable. Make check out to Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, 18 North Oak Avenue, Lake Placid, FL33852. Awards for each race 5K and 10K. Team awards will be presented for Most Creative Team and Team with Most Finishes. Proceeds from this new event will directly benefit the Miracle League for Highlands County as $200 plus $3 of each paid entry (more than 150 ed to this wonderful organization. Sponsored by Cohan Radio Group; CORARehabilitation and Sports Medicine; Delray Plants (sponsors of Miracle League shirts); Eastside Christian Church; Howard fertilizer and chemical; The Journal; Lake Placid Health Care Center; Wheeler Farms Inc.; Winn Dixie; and Party Dog Entertainment. For more information, contact Niki Gregor, event chair at 386-1300 or ngregor@heartlandnb.com .Sunrise Rotary GolfSEBRING Sebring Sunrise Rotary 24th annual Charity Golf Tournament will be Saturday, June 1, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start on the Deer Run course at Sun N Lake Golf and Country Club. Format is a Four-person Scramble (double Bogey maximum Cost is $220 per team and includes greens fees, cart, range balls, lunch and on-course beverages along with some fabulous raffle prizes. Sponsorships available: $100 Hole sponsor; $155 Hole sponsor including single entry; and $320 Hole sponsor including team entry. Hole-In-One sponsors are being provided by Cohan Radio Group ($2,000 cash) and Alan Jay Automotive Network. Trophy sponsor is the Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center. Make checks payable to Sebring Sunrise Rotary, P.O. Box 1363, Sebring, FL33871. Please enter by Tuesday, May 28.SHS athletic postersSEBRING Chris Cook, Athletic Director of Sebring High School, wishes to inform the surrounding business community that he has authorized AllAmerican Sports Posters to produce Sebring High Schools athletic posters. All-American Sports Posters will provide terrific looking sports posters and will help the athletic department to raise much needed additional funding. All-American Sports Posters will be contacting local businesses to line up community sponsorship for this program and Chris Cook urges all businesses toc onsider putting their support behind this worthy effort. As you are no doubt aware, there are many businesses that solicit via telephone a nd you always have the right to question anyone who contacts you in this manner. A ll-American Sports Posters is regist ered with the Idaho Attorney General and has been authorized to conduct this campaign on behalf of the Sebring High School Athletic Department. No other company has been authorized to represent Sebring High School in that way and you should question any other requests for funds. If you have any questions, contact Cook, at 471-5500 or All-American Sports Posters at (800Bowling for GradsLAKE PLACID Bowling for Grads will be at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 20. Cost $15 per person, or $40 for a team of four, (includes three games and shoes at Cozs Sports Bar amd Bowl, located at 800 U.S. 27 South in Lake Placid; phone number is 699-0925. This is a nine-pin no-tap bowling fundraiser, with 50/50s, raffles, silent auction, prizes and door prizes. Please send your information with check payable for number of entries, payable to Lake Placid Project Graduation and mail to: Project Graduation, P.O. Box 415, Lake Placid, FL33862 or leave at Cozs bowling desk or bring at time of event. The information needed is Name, contact phone number, number of bowlers x $15 = amount of check or Team of 4 = $40. If you have any questions, contact Donna Stanley at (863or Connie Miller at (863 Come out and support your Class of 2013 with a night of bowling, fun and prizes! Project Graduation is a celebration honoring the graduates the night of their graduation with a night of fun in a drugand alcohol-free environment. *The school is neither endorsing or sponsoring this event nor approving or endorsing the views of the organization sponsoring the event. The school does not require you to attend or participate in this event.Home run for Habitat 5KSEBRING Home run for Habitat 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, June 1, at Highlands Hammock State Park. Check-in starts at 7 a.m.; race starts promptly at 8 a.m. Entry fee $15 through May 24; $20 after and until Race Day, June 1 (checks if mailed and cash on day of race). Shirt sizes can only be guaranteed for pre-registered participants. Age groups eight and under; 9-13; 1419; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; and 70-70-plus. Make checks payable to: Habitat for Humanity and mail information (names, gender, race day age, address, phone number, e-mail address, event youre entering and T-shirt size) and check to: Highlands County Habitat for Humanity, 159 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. FIRST ROUND (x-if necessary) (Best-of-7E ASTERN CONFERENCEMiami 1, Milwaukee 0 Sunday: Miami 110, Milwaukee 87 Tuesday: Milwaukee at Miami, late Thursday: Miami at Milwaukee, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28: Miami at Milwaukee, 3:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 30: Milwaukee at Miami, TBA x-Thursday, May 2: Miami at Milwaukee, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: Milwaukee at Miami, TBA New York 1, Boston 0 Saturday: New York 85, Boston 78 Tuesday: Boston at New York, late Friday, April 26: New York at Boston, 8 p.m. Sunday, April 28: New York at Boston, 1 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 1: Boston at New York, TBA x-Friday, May 3: New York at Boston, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Boston at New York, TBA Indiana 1, Atlanta 0 Sunday: Indiana 107, Atlanta 90 Wednesday: Atlanta at Indiana, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27: Indiana at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Monday, April 29: Indiana at Atlanta, TBA x-Wednesday, May 1: Atlanta at Indiana, TBA x-Friday, May 3: Indiana at Atlanta, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Atlanta at Indiana, TBA Brooklyn 1, Chicago 1 Saturday: Brooklyn 106, Chicago 89 Monday: Chicago 90, Brooklyn 82 Thursday: Brooklyn at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27: Brooklyn at Chicago, 2 p.m. x-Monday, April 29: Chicago at Brooklyn, TBA x-Thursday, May 2: Brooklyn at Chicago, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: Chicago at Brooklyn, TBAWESTERN CONFERENCEOklahoma City 1, Houston 0 Sunday: Oklahoma City 120, Houston91 Wednesday: Houston at Oklahoma City,7 p.m. Saturday, April 27: Oklahoma City at Houston, 9:30 p.m. Monday, April 29: Oklahoma City at Houston, TBA x-Wednesday, May 1: Houston at Oklahoma City, TBA x-Friday, May 3: Oklahoma City at Houston, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Houston at Oklahoma City, TBA San Antonio 1, L.A. Lakers 0 Sunday: San Antonio 91, L.A. Lakers 79 Wednesday: L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 26: San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28: San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 30: L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, TBA x-Thursday, May 2: San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, TBA Denver 1, Golden State 0 Saturday: Denver 97, Golden State 95 Tuesday: Golden State at Denver, late Friday, April 26: Denver at Golden State,10:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28: Denver at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 30: Golden State at Denver, TBA x-Thursday, May 2: Denver at Golden State, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: Golden State at Denver, TBA L.A. Clippers 2, Memphis 0 Saturday: L.A. Clippers 112, Memphis 91 Monday: L.A. Clippers 93, Memphis 91 Thursday: L.A. Clippers at Memphis,9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 4:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 30: Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBA x-Friday, May 3: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBAEASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA z-Pittsburgh3510070153109 N.Y. Islanders2416553134131 N.Y. Rangers2417452120106 New Jersey17181044106121 Philadelphia2022343124137 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-Boston271255912397 x-Montreal2713559139120 x-Toronto2515555138124 Ottawa231665210999 Buffalo1921644119140 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Washington2518252140123 Winnipeg2419351123135 Carolina1824339118145 Tampa Bay1724438140141 Florida1326632104162WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA z-Chicago34657314797 St. Louis2617254119112 Columbus2217751114117 Detroit2116850113112 Nashville1521939104128 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA y-Vancouver2613759124111 Minnesota2418351116119 Calgary1922442123149 Edmonton1721741111127 Colorado1523737109142 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA y-Anaheim2911664134112 x-Los Angeles2614557128111 San Jose2414755118109 Dallas2219448127133 Phoenix1918846114122 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference ___ Sundays Games Boston 3, Florida 0 N.Y. Rangers 4, New Jersey 1 Carolina 3, Tampa Bay 2 Calgary 4, Minnesota 1 Colorado 5, St. Louis 3 Columbus 4, San Jose 3 Anaheim 3, Edmonton 1 Los Angeles 4, Dallas 3, OT Mondays Games Winnipeg 2, Buffalo 1 Pittsburgh 3, Ottawa 1 Detroit 4, Phoenix 0 Anaheim 3, Edmonton 0 Vancouver 3, Chicago 1 Tuesdays Games Montreal at New Jersey, late Winnipeg at Washington, late N.Y. Islanders at Carolina, late Buffalo at Pittsburgh, late Boston at Philadelphia, late N.Y. Rangers at Florida, late Colorado at St. Louis, late Calgary at Nashville, late Los Angeles at Minnesota, late Dallas at San Jose, late Wednesdays Games Toronto at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. Los Angeles at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m. San Jose at Phoenix, 10 p.m.AMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston136.684 Baltimore118.5792 New York108.5562.5 Tampa Bay910.4744 Toronto812.4005.5 Central Division WLPctGB Kansas City107.588 Minnesota87.5331 Detroit99.5001.5 Cleveland810.4442.5 Chicago712.3684 West Division WLPctGB Texas136.684 Oakland128.6001.5 Los Angeles711.3895.5 Seattle813.3816 Houston514.2638___Sundays Games Toronto 8, N.Y. Yankees 4 Kansas City 4, Boston 2, 1st game L.A. Dodgers 7, Baltimore 4 Tampa Bay 8, Oakland 1 Cleveland 5, Houston 4 Minnesota 5, Chicago White Sox 3 Texas 11, Seattle 3 L.A. Angels 4, Detroit 3, 13 innings Kansas City 5, Boston 4, 10 innings, 2nd game Mondays Games Boston 9, Oakland 6 Baltimore 2, Toronto 1 Tampa Bay 5, N.Y. Yankees 1 Cleveland 3, Chicago White Sox 2 Seattle 7, Houston 1 Miami at Minnesota, ppd., rain Texas 7, L.A. Angels 6 Tuesdays Games Miami at Minnesota, late Oakland at Boston, late Kansas City at Detroit, late Toronto at Baltimore, late N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, late Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, late Miami at Minnesota, late Seattle at Houston, late Texas at L.A. Angels, late Wednesdays Games Toronto (Morrow 0-2 (Undecided Cleveland (Kluber 1-0 Sox (Sale 1-2 Seattle (J.Saunders 1-2 (Harrell 1-2 Oakland (Anderson 1-3 (Lester 3-0 Kansas City (Mendoza 0-1 (Verlander 2-2), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 3-0ampa Bay (Cobb 2-1 Texas (Darvish 3-1) at L.A. Angels (Williams 1-0N ATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta135.722 New York98.5293.5 Washington109.5263.5 Philadelphia911.4505 Miami415.2119.5 Central Division WLPctGB Cincinnati128.600 St. Louis118.579.5 Milwaukee108.5561 Pittsburgh109.5261.5 Chicago513.2786 West Division WLPctGB Colorado135.722 San Francisco137.6501 Arizona109.5263.5 Los Angeles810.4445 San Diego514.2638.5 ___ Sundays Games Cincinnati 10, Miami 6 N.Y. Mets 2, Washington 0 Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 2 L.A. Dodgers 7, Baltimore 4 Milwaukee 4, Chicago Cubs 2 San Francisco 5, San Diego 0 Arizona 5, Colorado 4 Philadelphia 7, St. Louis 3 Mondays Games Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 2 St. Louis 3, Washington 2 Cincinnati 5, Chicago Cubs 4, 13 innings Miami at Minnesota, ppd., rain Atlanta at Colorado, ppd., snow Milwaukee 7, San Diego 1 San Francisco 5, Arizona 4 Tuesdays Games Miami at Minnesota, late Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, late St. Louis at Washington, late Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, late L.A. Dodgers at N.Y. Mets, late Miami at Minnesota, late Atlanta at Colorado, late Milwaukee at San Diego, late Arizona at San Francisco, late Wednesdays Games Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 1-3 Cincinnati (Latos 0-0 St. Louis (J.Garcia 1-1) at Washington (Strasburg 1-3 Atlanta (Hudson 2-1 (Chatwood 0-0 Arizona (Kennedy 1-2 (Bumgarner 3-0 Pittsburgh (W.Rodriguez 2-0) at Philadelphia (Halladay 2-2 L.A. Dodgers (Lilly 0-0. Mets (Harvey 4-0), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Estrada 2-0 (Volquez 0-3), 10:10 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BALTIMORE ORIOLESOptioned RHP Jake Arrieta to Norfolk (IL RHP Alex Burnett from Norfolk. BOSTON RED SOXOptioned RHP Allen Webster to Pawtucket (IL CLEVELAND INDIANSReinstated RHP Matt Albers from the restricted list. Designated RHP Fernando Nieve for assignment. HOUSTON ASTROSOptioned LHP Dallas Keuchel to Oklahoma City (PCL Recalled LHP Brett Oberholtzer from Oklahoma City. KANSAS CITY ROYALSOptioned LHP Will Smith from Omaha (PCL LOS ANGELES ANGELSPlaced RHP Tommy Hanson on the bereavement list. Recalled RHP David Carpenter from Salt Lake (PCL OAKLAND ATHLETICSSent 2B Adam Rosales to Sacramento (PCL rehab assignment. TORONTO BLUE JAYSTraded OF Casper Wells to Oakland for cash considerations. National League LOS ANGELES DODGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Anthony Ortega on a minor league contract. NEW YORK METSAgreed to terms with RHP D.J. Mitchell on a minor league contract and assigned him to extended spring training. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid FRIDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Webber,if necessary,7 p.m. SATURDAY: Track at FHSAA 2A State Finals,Jacksonville,8:30 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Track at Region 2-3A Meet,Leto High School,Noon FRIDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Lake Gibson,if necessary,7 p.m. SFSC FRIDAY: Baseball at Polk State,6 p.m. Avon Park FRIDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Webber,if necessary,7 p.m. N N F F L L T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . 2 013 NFL Draft. . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N N N B B A A P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S W WE E D D N N E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . H ouston at Oklahoma City . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . L.A. Lakers at San Antonio . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TT TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Miami at Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . L.A Clippers at Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TC C O O L L L L E E G G E E S S O O F F T T B B A A L L L L T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . A labama at LSU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2M M L L B B W WE E D D N N E E S S D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . Cleveland at Chicago White Sox . . . . . . . W W G G N N 7 7 p p . m m . L.A. Dodgers at N.Y. Mets . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 7 7 p p . m m . N .Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NT TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox . . . . . . S S U U N NTimes, games, channels all subject to change G G O O L L F F T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . EuroPGA Ballentines Championship . . G G O O L L F F 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . LPGA North Texas Shootout . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . PGA Zurich Classic of New Orleans . . . G G O O L L F F LI VESP ORTSONTV NBA Playoffs NHL MLB Transactions Page B2News-SunWednesday, April 24, 2013w ww.newssun.com


C M Y K w ww.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, April 24, 2013Page B3 UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 4/24/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 1 1 1 1 Special to the News-SunSaturday, April 27 Day Hike, approximately 6 miles at the Tenoroc Fish Management Area in Lakeland. Meet at the Picnic Lake pavilion parking area. This former phosphate mining area consists of lakes, marshes, grasslands and wooded hills, and is an important refuge for wildlife. Bring water, snacks sun protection, and wear good shoes, no flip flops. Contact Monika Hoerl at 858-3106 for details and meet-up time. FTA Heartland Chapter April Activities into a Veterinary major. And though she has a focused eye toward her future, she is definitely aware of what got her to this point. I am so thankful for my parents, my coaches and most of all my teammates, who are all pretty much family, DaSilva said. Without them pushi ng me and being there when I needed them, I wouldnt be where Im at. Which is on the cusp of being a Miami-Dade Shark who will certainly be well fed. Continued from B1 N ews-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Tayla DaSilva goes from being a Sebring Blue Streak to a Miami-Dade Shark. DaSilva to Dade Itd be a great opportunity for us and one that we w ould give it everything that we have as an organization to be the best. Im anxiously awaiting that decision Wednesday T he new postseason system will also get a name this week. It will be simple, Hancock said. It will not be cutesy. And it will be d escriptive. Ive seen too many people make mistakes by trying to be cutesy Also on the agenda will be the selection committee that will pick the final four. The commissioners want a panel similar to the one that picks the field for the NCAAbasketball tournament, composed of athletic directors and conferencec ommissioners. They have also talked about having a former media member or two on the committee. T hat wont be finished this week, but Hanco ck hopes when the commissioners leave southern California, the selection committee will be the only major part of the new postseason plan still hanging. I know the commissioners are very interested in moving the needle on it, hes aid. Im sure it will get a fair amount of discussion. AP Sports Writer Schuyler Dixon in Dallas contributed to this report. Continued from B1 College football considers options night, closing the gap to 4-3. But it wouldnt stay there long. Three more were added by the Devils in the bottom of the frame, pushing it to 7-3, before the bats exploded in the fourth for eight runs to put this one away. The win moved Avon Park to the tournament semifinal Tuesday against the top seeded DeSoto Bulldogs, who have beaten the Devils twice this season. B ack on March 5, starting pitcher Donovan Day stymied the Avon Park bats, allowing just two hits and striking out nine at DeSoto. One month later, on Friday, April 5, Garrett Anderson was nearly as effective, allowing four hits and striking out eight in a 7-2 Bulldog win at Head Field. Awin would get Cornells crew to the tournament final and assure a spot in the Class 4AState Playoffs, and with the offense seemingly back to its high-scoring ways, and with that three-game adage in mind, perhaps the Devils are due. Continued from B1 AP wins, Bulldogs on deck N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Josh Gomez throws across the infield on the run to retire a Mulberry batter in Avon Parks 15-3 win Monday night. B y AARON BEARD Associated PressT he Atlantic Coast C onference will retain the media rights of any school that chooses to leave the conference before 2027, essentially locking its schools into the league through the length of its current television deal. The league said Monday that presidents of 15 current and soon-to-be member schools have agreed to and signed the deal, which is effective immediately and could slam the brakes on years of realignment around college athletics. In my opinion, any potential realignment of the Atlantic Coast Conference ended with this vote, Miami athletic director Blake James said. Today was a great day for the league and for all the members of the league. The decision applies to eventual new arrivals Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Notre Dame and Louisville. Maryland, who has announced plans to leave for the Big Ten in 2014, wasnt included. Awarding control of those TVrights and, more importantly, the money that comes with them to the league means that a school would have to leave its TV rights behind if it chose to go elsewhere. Those rights would stay with the ACC, meaning the departing school wouldnt bring any added TVvalue to a new leagues broadcast package and make it a lessdesirable target for realignment purposes. In short, if a school left, the ACC would still get the money that school generated through its television package, James said. The ACC gets that money, James said. What weve done is everyone has given their rights to the conference outlets, for all media outlets, until 2027. Virtually you end any type of realignment involving the ACC, is how I look at it. A t the very least, the league has erected a taller f ence to protect itself in the e vent of another wave of change. The ACC is the fourth major conference to approvea grant of TVrights, joining the Big 12, Big Ten and Pac12. The Big 12 made a similar move last year after the departures of Texas A&M, Missouri, Nebraska and Colorado. It was widely regarded as a way to provide long-term stability to the 10-team league. This announcement further highlights the continued solidarity and commitment by our member institutions, ACC commissioner John Swofford said in a statement. The Council of Presidents has shown tremendous leadership in insuring the ACC is extremely well-positioned with unlimited potential. The move, first reported by The ACC Sports Journal, would be a promising sign of stability for the ACC, which had been besieged by rumors that some of its highest-profile members might consider following Maryland out the door and jumping leagues. I would describe it as a great strategic move by the league and its members to solidify our future, James said. While its existing TVdeal with ESPN runs through the 2026-27 season, the sides are updating that agreement due to expansion and the league is researching the creation of an ACC TVchannel. Duke mens basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski said the decision secures the ACCs future, and thus Dukes, for years to come. It is one of the great days in the history of our conference as it shows the highest level of commitment not by words, but by actions, Krzyzewski said in a statement. Bubba Cunningham, the athletic director at North Carolina, said the grant of rights should put (conference) realignment on the s helf. These are strong and d efinitive moves by the ACC and its member schools to f urther announce our desire to stay together and position ourselves among the top conferences in the country Cunningham said in a statement. We look forward to continued talks with the ACC and ESPN on how to best strengthen and position our multi-media package. The league will add Pittsburgh and Syracuse in all sports this summer, while Notre Dame will join in all league sports except football. Louisville will replace Maryland in 2014. The added resources coming to the ACC schools will have a significant impact on the success of our athletic programs, Florida State president Eric J. Barron said in a statement. We are also very pleased that we will be moving forward on the next phase of developing an ACC network. The vote of the ACC presidents will ensure that the conference will strengthen its position of leadership among Division I athletics. The league had also twice raised its exit fee during recent waves of realignment, first to $20 million in September 2011 when it announced the additions of Pitt and Syracuse from the Big East. Ayear later, when the league said it would add Notre Dame, the league said it had increased the fees to three times the leagues annual operation budget which amounted to more than $52.2 million when Maryland announced two months later that it planned to leave. The ACC is currently suing Maryland for payment of that exit fee. AP Sports Writer Joedy McCreary in Raleigh, N.C., and Tim Reynolds in Miami contributed to this report. ACC schools agree to grant TV rights to league The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN


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C M Y K KoptaArmy Pvt. Jacob Kopta has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson,Columbia,S.C. During the nine weeks of training,the soldier studied the Army mission,history, tradiion and core values, physical fitness,and r eceived instruction and practice in basic combat skills,military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training,drill and ceremony,marching,rifle marksmanship,armed and unarmed combat,map reading,field tactics,military courtesy,military justice system,basic first aid,foot marches,and field training exercises. Kopta is the son of Jason Kopta of Avon Park. He is a 2012 graduate of Avon Park High School.Celebrations www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 24, 2013Page B5 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 4/24/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 1 1 0 0 Emerson Rae Eures Aaron and Katherine Eures of Sebring announce the birth of a daughter,E merson Rae,at 7:39 p.m. on Feb. 24,2013 at Winter Haven Regency. Emerson weighed 7 pounds,14 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. M aternal grandparents are Ralph and Pat Dorn of C ulpeper,Va. and Laura and Greg Rose of Sebring, Fla. Paternal grandparents are Tim Eures of Sebring andC indy Eures of Sebring. Great-grandparents are Mariena Webb of Sebring, Helma and George Banister of St. Petersburg,MarleneE ures of Sebring and Patricia Crawford of S ebring.Sebastian HernandezMargarita Perez and Yasiel Hernandez of Sebring announce the birth of a son,Sebastian Yasiel Rangel,at 11:05 p.m. on April 17,2013 at Highlands Regional Medical Center,Sebring. Sebastian weighed 8 pounds,3 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Rebecca Perez and Roberto Martinez Perez. Paternal grandparents are Juana Lopez and Omar Hernandez. Addison Barnett and Savannah Taylor T aylor-BarnettS avannah Lee Taylor of Fort Meade is engaged to be married to Addison Melburn Barnett,also of Fort Meade. The bride-elect is the daughter of Beverly Taylor of S ebring. The groom-elect is the son of Connally and Tina Barnett of Fort Meade. The couple are planning a June 9,2013 wedding. Television Births Military News Engagement CELEBRATIONSGUIDELINES The News-Sunpublishes announcements about births,engagements,weddings and anniversaries on Wednesdays. Anniversaries are accepted starting at the 50th and then in five-year incriments. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Forms are available at the News-Sun. The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesdas paper. Submit items to the on www.newssun.com under the Services tab,drop them off at theNews-Sunfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail toeditor@newssun.com,snail mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring, FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Associated PressNEW YORK Pat Summitt smiled,laughed and shook her h ead at times. The Hall of Fame coach,who has early onset dementia,was part of the audience watching a screening of a documentary about her career. Pat XO. s a wonderful film and they did a great job with it,Summitt t old The Associated Press. It was really incredible to see all those people share their stories. The show is part of ESPN FilmsNine for IX docu mentary series. It debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday and will air July 9. Summitts son,Tyler,was the lead storyteller, s pending time with his mother on a couch in their home going through a scrapbook of her l ife. The film starts from Summitts earliest days and goes through her retirement last April. The 60-year-old former Tennessee coach a cknowledged in her recently released book that at times she may not remember all the milestones o f her career. This project will provide a reminder. To tell Summitts story,the filmmakers sent cameras to those who knew her best and had them record testimonials. Former players Tamika Catchings,Chamique H oldsclaw,Michelle Marciniak and Candace Parker all told stories of their mentor. Longtime friends and r ival coaches,including Connecticuts Geno Auriemma,also talk about Summitt. It was an honor to be a part of this film, C atchings wrote in an email. For all that Pat has done and continues to do,its a blessing to give b ack to her and celebrate the great things she has done on and off the court. Catchings called the filming technique u sing a camera to self-record her thoughts kind of a weird but neat concept. s not hard to talk about someone who has helped mold me into the woman I am today, she said. M arciniak and her parents recalled the famous story of a pregnant Summitt breaking water as she was paying a recruiting visit to their home. Summitt left the recruiting trip early and wouldnt let the plane land any-w here but Tennessee. In one the most poignant moments, S ummitt was talking to Tyler about having to step down from coaching last year. She called it ther ight thing to do. Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Pat Summitts life chronicled in film Pat XO Will air on ESPN July 9 Pat Summitts hall-of-fame coaching career was cut short by early onset demntia.


C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING Sebring VFW.Post 4300 has long been serving the veterans needs and giving to the community,but thanks to the staff at Home Deport Sebring they have a new paint job as well. This year when the Post went non smoking so all the members could enjoy Post 4300 on Lake Jackson it left a big problem for the Post to clean up the nicotine left behind. The VFWs first priority is its veterans and the programs of giving,which leaves little money for improvement. The clean up on nicotine and a paint job was an expense the Post was not prepared for. True to the nature of Home Depot, they look out for the veterans all year with the 10 percent discount on sales to veterans as their way of saying thanks for the sacrifices as a military person. When they heard the Post needed help they jumped right in. Happy to hear the Post had gone non-smoking and knowing what a difference a good paint job would mean,Assistant Manager Ruth Knox set to work to make it happen. Knox secured 16 gallons of paint as a donation from Home Depot and went even further by bringing along herself and Patti Willis,J.D. Baxter,Johnathan Adams,Robbie Rack and Pattis husband,Billy Wernersbach,to help. In just one day,the Home Depot crew, along with Darlene and DaveWatkin, first vice Mike Norris,Gloria Williams, and Annie and Bob Ulmer,worked together to give a three-color facelift to the whole lounge and dance area. Chairman Darlene Watkin said,It is just incredible that this wonderful chain and its employees believe in giving back to the community they do business in and especially helping fill the needs of a wonderful veterans organization such as the VFW. Working as good neighbors in any community makes that community strong. S pecial to the News-SunAVON PARK The Avon P ark Founders Garden Club held its April meeting at the home of Martha Williams. The program was presented by Pam Mooney from theL ake Placid Ridge Florist Shop and Jo Barnes from the Avon Park Ridge Florist Shop. They presented several flor al arrangements prepared by Nell Roberts from the Sebring Ridge Florist,using greenplants. Plants in the arrangements all came from Robertsyard. C ounting all of them as they were named,there were m ore than 32 greenplants used,including an Irish rose. Evelyn Delk received one o f the arrangements. During the business meeti ng that was called to order by President Betty Hannah, committee reports were given. Anita Helbig reported on the Yard Tour held onA pril 6. The tour was very successf ul and those who attended are looking forward to next years tour. Yards in the touri ncluded the homes of Bill and Doris Hawthorne,Bryan a nd CoreyAckers,Terry and Dale OLeary,Glenn and Debra Tower,and Gary and C oye Mann. The club will be sponsoring two girls to go to Camp Wekiva. Fran Beers visited the camp during its openh ouse and told the group about the set up of the camp and the activities that are available to the campers. Betty Scott reported that there are a limited amount of caladium bulbs still availa ble. Betty Hannah reminded the group about the District IX meeting on Wednesday, May 1 in Fort Myers. I t was moved and accepted that the club would pay the registration fee for two members to attend the meeting. There will also be an information sharing and planning meeting for officers and comm ittee heads on Tuesday, May 14 in Fort Myers. The nominating committee presented a slate of officers for the next year. T he recommendation was that the current officers continue in their positions. There being no other nominations made,the slate of officers was approved. The officers for the 2013-14 year a re:president,Betty Hannah; vice-president,Anita Helbig; secretary,Pam Johnson; and treasurer,Martha Williams. The next meeting will be t he installation luncheon planned forThursday,May 9 at Florida Hospital Heartland Division. Page B6News-SunWednesday, April 24, 2013www.newssun.com PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 11.25"; 4"; Black plus three; process, stamp out hunger; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 6 6 9 9 2 2 Courtesy photo Evelyn Delk, member of the Avon Park Founders Garden Club, with the floral arrangem ent she received from Jo Barnes and Pam Mooney from Ridge Florist. Green plants used for Founders Garden Clubs arrangements Courtesy photo Sebring VFW Post 4300 members and Home Depot team up to paint the Post after it became a non-smoking facility. Helping with the project were (back row) J.D. Baxter, Patti Willis, Billy Wernersbach, Ruth Knox, Robbie Adams, as well as (front row) Mike Norris, Dave Watkin and Darlene Watkin. VFW Post 4300, Home Depot join forces Clubs & Organizations C ourtesy photo Susie Escobar was named Teacher of the Month by the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club. She was presented her honor during the April Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Special to the News-SunL AKE PLACID Susie Escobar was awarded T eacher of the Month for the month of April at the Lake Placid Chamber ofC ommerce luncheon held on April 10 at the Lake P lacid Camp and Conference Center by the Lake Placid Noon RotaryC lub. Escobar has been a resident of Lake Placid with her husband,Omar, s ince 1985. She has three adult sons,Derrall,Daniel a nd David who grew up in Lake Placid and one grandson,Logan. Escobar graduated from Delta State University inM ississippi. After getting her bachelors degree in education,she set out on an adventure by moving to Florida to teach at Belle Glade Christian School. She has been teaching atL akeview Christian School for 20 years. She enjoys t eaching fifth grade. Her favorite subject to teach is history. She says, I love helping students understand how the pastr elates to the present and to the future. We tie current world events in with world h istory and Bible study. She also uses the class ics,films and books and the daily news headlines to help students visualize andu nderstand different times and places. I try to help students understand the why behind the lesson:we talka bout the practical reasons for the things we do,so that they will become e nthusiastic and eager to learn. When they love l earning,they strive to do their best and hopefully this will carry through as they move forward,she said. I hope that when mys tudents leave fifth grade they have become more responsible and are prepared for the next step middle school! Besides her classroom responsibilities,Escobart akes the leadership in coordinating and arranging a school-wide musical each year. Students in all of the classes participate. This year,the Lakeview students did a musical that revealedt he true meaning of Christmas. Escobar named Teacher of the Month in LP Courtesy photo On March 28, 14 Lake Placid Garden Club members and guests met at member Sharon Diazs home for a plant study and a hands-on demonstration on making a rosemary topiary. Eight members stayed for the demonstration SharonDiaz (left CarolKnopf, Alice Stahr, Marcia Price, Marsha Browning, Mary Flummer and demonstrator Sue Grady.All are encouraged to bring their creations to the club meeting in January. Lake Placid Garden Club has hands-on meeting


C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING GoinPostal Sebring presented a check to Sebring Sunrise Rotary Club on Thursday morning for$ 348 to help support the Honor Flight Program. C o-owner Gale Decker said GoinPostal has an ongoing used book sale witha ll proceeds going to the honor flights. We have a large selection of both hardback and paperback books to choose froma nd we encourage everyone to come in and help support our honored veterans. Our W orld War II veterans are part of our nations greatest g eneration and we,at Goin Postal,are extremely proud to a part of a program that honors their service to our country.We want to help asm any of our World War II veterans visit their memorial in Washington D.C as possible,Decker said. On May 4,Sebring Sunrise Rotary Club,in partnership with the other sixo ther Highlands County Rotary clubs and the Hardee C ounty club,is sending 37 veterans and their guardians to Washington D.C. to visit their World War II memorial. The veterans will departf rom the Agri-Civic Center on George Boulevard around 4:45 a.m. to Fort Myers where they will board a plane for Washington,r eturning late that same evening. GoinPostal also participates in several other veteran and military related programs. They collect cash donations and toiletries for the Fisher House,which offers free lodging for the families of wounded active military and veterans while they are in the hospital. Decker said there are now three Fisher Houses in Florida one at James Haley Medical Center,one at Bay Pines Medical Center and the other in West Palm Beach. Additionally,GoinPostal participates in the national Cell Phones for Soldiers program where they collect used cell phones and ship them toa company that resells them or uses them for parts. The money is then used to purchase pre-paid calling cards for members of our nations military. Being a pack and ship store,Decker said the program works really well because they include the calling cards,free of charge, in any package that they ship t o a member of the armed forces stationed in a war zone. Year to date,Goin' Postal has contributed a total of$ 1,540 to the Honor Flight Program,thanks to their valu ed and caring customers. Additional information on any of these valued pro-g rams can be found at Honorflight.org, F isherhouse.org or cellphonesforsoldiers.com,or call GoinPostal at 386-4 646. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 24, 2013Page B7 hometown biz; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 3 3 9 9 7 7 FRAMES AND IMAGES; 3.639"; 2.5"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 0 0 9 9 Goin Postal donates to Honor Flights Courtesy photo 40/8 Cabane members Alyce Cole, Nancy Hawk, and Grace Jackson visit with veteran Harold McCulley. The group helps several needy veterans in the area as well as distributes lap robes to area veterans such as McCulley. Special to the News-SunA VON PARK The Forty and Eight,in spite of their recent divorce from the American Legion,is still an up and going organization. T he local Voiture 899 and Cabane are meeting at 6 p.m. each second Tuesday of the month at the Moose Lodge in Avon Park. A ny veterans wanting to help,plus other veterans,are welcome to attend the meetings. In addition to the assist ance of several needy veterans in the past months,the Cabana has just completedt he distribution of a number of lap robes crafted by Alyce Cole and assisted by G race Jackson. The team located the vets who were being cared for at The Palms here in Sebring and presented them with thew armers. They were assisted at the Palms by Nancy Hawk, director of Health Care. The Forty and Eight are s till few in number but full of ambition to help local veterans in need. Members are financing the efforts by the returns oft he second Sunday of the month dinners at the Moose Lodge directly across thes treet from Post 69 Legion Post. Forty and Eight still at work despite change Courtesy photo Gale D ecker, coo wner of Goin Postal Sebring, p resents a c heck to K im Heintz, member of Sebring the Sunrise R otary Club a nd Honor F light chairman for the club. The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN Courtesy photo L ake Placid Elks Lodges E lk of the Month for April is not just the lodges honorary Santa Clause but has a warm, friendly and positive nature. Tom S chultz is cochairman of t he new member investigat ion, chairman of the E lks National Foundation (ENF as volunteers for Friday night fish fry and part of the breakfast crew. Santa Schultz named Lake Placid Elk of the Month Clubs & Organizations


C M Y K Page B8News-SunWednesday, April 24, 2013www.newssun.com HIGHLANDS COUNTY RECYCLING; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 4/21,24,26; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 3 3 5 5 7 7 TOPS FL Club 487SEBRING The meeting was called to order byl eader Judy Phillips,with 16 TOPS and seven KOPS giving their pledges. A new song,directed by Carolyn Patterson,to the tune of Ruben,Rachel,was sung. The minutes of the previous meeting was read and approved. Y es-yess for the week are water,exercise,a new one I will lose faster,w ithout fast food and another DIET Did I eat today? T he 25-cent contest had 23 members in and 15 r eceiving 40 cents. The 10cent contest was won by M arge Kingston,who received $2.40. The gift box is now being held by C arolee Kent,three more weeks to go. Maryann Turkett removed one layer o f paper,finding more to unwrap. Roll call had the chapter g aining 18 pounds,losing 10 pounds,for a new gain of eight pounds. The program for the week was from the members who recently attended SRD. They discussed the things that impressed them,someo f the things that gave them insperation,the new charms were passed out. TOPS 487 meets on Wednesday morning atW hispering Pines Baptist Church. Weigh-in starts at 9 a.m.,with the meeting following. If you would like more informationa bout the meeting,call the church at 382-6265.T OPS FL Club 632LAKE PLACID The T OPS Club meets every Monday at the Womans Clubhouse on Main Streeti n Lake Placid. Weigh in is between 3-3:45 p.m.,chair e xercises are at 3:45 p.m. and the meeting is at 4 p.m. For more information con-t act Judy OBoyle at 2600831. T he meeting started with Ethel Emanuel leading the TOPS song,which is a very active little ditty,and the Hokey Pokey. B ernice Lambert gave the program on the Good, Bad and Ugly,where you have to be honest withy ourself by writing down not only food intake but how youre feeling. OBoyle suggested members start a stress diarya long with the food journal,as it had been a stressful week. Karen Goodwin gave roll call. It was another week ofa net loss. The chapter,out of 15 weeks since Jan. 4,has only gained five of those weeks. Lori Roulette wasb est loser. The travel gift was lost and Faye Nutt is going tot ry for four weeks to lose. The yes-yeses this week are chicken and keep af ood and emotions journal. The no-no is cake. T he ladies who attended the SRD conference in Punta Gorda gave a briefr eport with hats and banners displayed. J oan Dunn,Barbara Huff and Beverly Dittmar received their KOPS in Black rewards and the meeting was concludedw ith Hand in Hand. S pecial to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The G FWC Lake Placid Womans Club is pleased to announce that Elisabeth (Ellie Severance is the recipient ofa $3K GFWC Florida schola rship. The statewide Womans Club program offered 10 such opportunities to senior girls graduating from aF lorida public high school and women who needed continuing education or trainingf or work.Severances application was one of 10 chosen from 210 submitted to thef ederation. Severance has been accepted to Florida Gulf CoastU niversity where she will pursue a bachelors in Resort and Hospitality Management. She is a member of the National Honor Society,wasm arshall for the 2012 baccalaureate and graduation, listed on the South Florida State Colleges Presidents List and the LPHS Principals4 .0 Honor Roll. Severance holds many extracurricular and commu-n ity interests.At present,she is a dance assistant at Amys School of Dance and respon-s ible for updating the First Presbyterian Churchs website and compiling visualm edia.She has worked at the Lake Placid Camp and Conference Center,been the LPHS track team statistician,a tutor and a teachers aid. O n April 13,Severance and her proud parents attended the GFWC Florida Federation of Womens Clubs 118th AnnualC onvention in Orlando. During Saturday nights banquet,the 10 scholarshipw inners were honored and tens of thousands of dollars was presented to GFWC FLc harities. LP Womans Club presents scholarship to Severance C ourtesy photo L ake Placid Elks Lodge wishes to welcome aboard new members to the lodge Ralph Musal (from left), Nicolas Reed, and Raymond Rongley. Lake Placid Elks welcome new members Clubs & Organizations Snapshots LAKE PLACID Monday morning coffee wasm ade and hosted by Ruth Ann and Don Walls. They s erved doughnuts,which they and Peggy Sue Teague furnished. We also wereb lessed with homemade cinnamon rolls made by Pat L oritz in honor of her sons birthday,Brent Loritz. Peggy Sue Teague introduced Jorge f rom the blood mobile to let donors know that he was in the park. Peggy Sue Teague announced the names of theb irthday people this week so we sang Happy Birthday to Art Schoening and Brent Loritz,as Ruth Ann Walls played the piano. CarolN oel,our Sunshine person, stated that Ralph C hamberlain,Richard Gingrich,Mary Grote andB etty Beaupre need our prayers and visits. Joan Rau announced that the Memorial luncheon for Rem Hunnewell will take place at1 p.m.,Wednesday,April 17. Brenda Knoche introduced our guest Ingra Gardner,the executive director of NuHope Elder Care Services.B renda Knoche then told about all the projects that we Nu-Hope Ladies have carried on during the year and thanks to the participating residents in the park,we raised this money for NuHope. Brenda then presented Ingra Gardner with a check of $1,700. Emily Snyder asked people to please come out and play shuffleboard. If you dont know how,they would gladly teach you. They need more players especially since so many people have gone north. Derek and Marysue Willeks family surprised Derek with a visit for his 75th birthday party. Family attending were:from Lima, Ohio area,son,Scott; daughter,Tracie and son-in-law Brian Schick; granddaughter, Jenna Willeke. From Shelby Township,Mich. were son and daughter-in-law Lance and Carolyn; and from Iola, granddaughter Kali. Also surprising him was a good friend from Lake Worth,Art Kenny. T hursday,April 11,the R ed Hatters with guests had t he pleasure of visiting the Center for Great Apes S anctuaryin Wauchula. It w as truly an amazing place to visit. The Chimpanzees and Orangutans all live in a b eautiful tropical forest surrounding on 120 acres of l and. It was such a pleasure to watch them in their natur al surroundings. We were g iven a special tour which was so informative by a volunteer who happens to be a resident of Tropical Harbor.T he Center for Great Apes is a private non-profit 501(C Sanctuary that is not open to the public. Visit www.Centerforgreatapes.org for information about the center and the 45 resident apes. The Harbor Lites Book Club had its last meeting Thursday evening. All members received their summer reading list for 2013. The list includes 21 books which should keep us busy reading this summer. The book for our first meeting this fall is, Defending Jacobby William Landay. Donna Skultety and Kendall Kilbride are getting married next week,so a wedding cake in their honor was served. April 14 was the Military Soup and Sandwich dinner. More than 100 came and enjoyed the Reuben sandwiches and homemade soups. On behalf of the committee,they want to thank everyone for your continued support. Evelyn Guines thoughts after a special weekend Relay For Life is near and dear to my heart. This year I was lucky enough to walk for Tropical Harbor also in the Lake Placid Relay and this weekend the Dr. PhillipsRelay in Orlando. My grandson,Kyle Marman, has been a team captain for several years as his brother, Colin,was until he went to college at Auburn. My daughter,Janet Marman,has been an adult sponsor for many years. The Dr. Phillips Relay has raised more than a million dollars in the 10 years theve participated in t he Relay. I am grateful to J im and Carole Gray for providing transportation to and from Orlando. We were sorry to read about Wyatts death. At ourN ational Night Out we all enjoyed the presence of this big Bloodhound,Senior K-9. He won all our hearts. T uesday morning Ladies C offee was made by Marilyn Cromer. We were also welcome to help ourselves to doughnuts and brownies. Wes ang Happy Birthday to Jean C hittenden,Marilyn Christensen and Marilyn Cromer. We had guests this morning,Bonnie Allen fromM issouri and Marge Perrys d aughter,Diann Jesson,from North Carolina. Marilyn called our attention to thec arry-in dinner on Thursday, April 25. May is coming up and so is Mothers Day din-n er on Sunday,May 12. T he Ladies Lunch Out was held at Michaels at Spring Lake Golf Resort. The hostesses were PaulaB annister and Doris True. Some 40 women came to enjoy the day. Most brought their decorated birdhouses. It was amazing to see how pretty the houses were decorated and it was hard to pick a winner. Sandy Rybacki and Barbara Sweed won the honors. The Remsen Hunnewell Memorial service and lunch was at 1 p.m.,Wednesday. Everyone offered Marge Perry their condolences. We met Marge Perrys daughter, Diann Jesson and grandson, Joseph Jesson; Rems sons, Donald Hunnewell and Remsen Hunnewell Jr. Friends from Tropical Harbor were present. Ruth Pilgun gave a reading and said Grace. Jean Rau invited everyone to come and eat. The Memorial Committee set a lovely table for the luncheon. Think of five things you are grateful for today ... Now,how do you feel? 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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 24, 2013Page B9 grad dummy; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; grad dummy 2013; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 1 1 2 2 CITY OF SEBRING; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 4/24/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 1 1 3 3 Associated PressMIAMI When youre talking about r um,how much does the Caribbean really matter? For the rum world,its a more serious question than it sounds,and the answer exposes a schism in the industry,a divideb etween massive producers who value uniformity in a global market and smaller players and connoisseurs who prefer nuanced production that reflects the time and place a rum is made. A walk down the rum aisle of a liquor store sees this played out. While major companies like Pernod Ricard might acknowledge that its Malibu is a Carribean rumand has notes of coconut flavor,youw ont find specifics beyond that. Likewise, Diageos Captain Morgan doesnt indicate which island port its jaunty pirate logo callsh ome. Thats because the largest liquor companies have realized its not critical to pro-m ote their rumsorigins in their global branding,says Arun Sharma,professor of m arketing at the University of Miami School of Business Administration. That allows them flexibility to produce their spir-i ts where they need to meet demand on the mass market. The brand is more important than where its produced,Sharma said. At Bacardi,which sells more than 18 million cases of rum worldwide each year,consistency and quality are paramount,even asi t expands its offerings of flavored,spiced and premium rums. Our marketing approach and advertising hasnt really focused on the Caribbean. ...I s a lifestyle. Its a way of life,said B acardi brand master David Cid. Except that rums can vary greatly based on where and how they are produced,some-t hing aficionados have long known and smaller producers have begun promoting as a way to distinguish themselves. Cuba and Puerto Rico have lighter,more delicate rums; Jamaica veers to the full-bodied,d arker liquors; and Haiti is known for the cognac-like flavor of its Rhum Barbancourt. Blue Chair Bay Rum,which country music star Kenny Chesney is launchingt his spring,is a good example. Chesney chose a distiller in Barbados specifically to infuse the spiritw ith an authenticity he sought to represent his love for the islandl ifestyle,says CEO Mark Montgomery. And as rum sales g row,you can expect to see more of that. F ueled by a cocktail revival on the food scene as well asp rominent billing on TV shows like Mad Men liquors capt ured more than a third of the alcoholic beverage market last year,including sales of 25.5 million cases of rum in the U.S. alone,a 2.5 percent jump over the year before. Flavored and spiced rums account for moret han half of that total. Every island in the Caribbean,every c ountry in Central and South America makes the best rum in the world.Theres a lot of pride in rum,says Robert A. Burr,o rganizer of the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival that opens to industry professionals and the public this weekend. Every country has some sort of different history,equipment,preference. But noww re in much more of a global world where its easier to try other peoples rum. Of course,that information isnt always obvious. Rum can be tricky for drinkers to figure out because it can be produced any-w here,unlike Scotch whisky that by definition comes from in Scotland,says Bernhard Schafer,a professional spirits judge participating in the Miami rum festival. At a pre-festival tasting this week,rums f rom Ireland,Colorado,the Philippines, Florida and New Zealand mingled with offerings from Barbados,St. Barths andP anama. Aside from noting the country of origin,none of the labels referenced theC aribbean. And the rum from Panama called R on de Jeremy,a play on the Spanish word for rum had a different associat ion in mind ... A portrait of adult film star Ron J eremy is on the label. The growing variety of rums in the marketplace should assuage the fears of anyone whos beena voiding rum since,perhaps,an ill-advised bend er in college,said Rob V. Burr,a self-described rum evangelistand the son of the festivals organizer. I always like to tell people,theres a rum for that. Rum plays up and ignores its Caribbean roots MCT photo Rum usually calls to mind images like Cadet Biene draininga barrel of Barbancourt Rumi nto a bucket outside P ort-au-Prince, H aiti. But a lot of rum, such as R ichland (far right i s produced outside t he Caribbean in places like Georgia. A run Sharma professor of m arketing, University of M iamiT he brand i s more i mportant t han where its produced.


C M Y K Page B10News-SunWednesday, April 24, 2013www.newssun.com T OBACCO FREE/BETHANY COZ; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, april ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 1 1 6 6 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used cars p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 2 2 2 2 B y JOCELYN NOVECK AP National WriterN EW YORK Ever since I can remember, Barbra Streisand told a crowd at Lincoln Center Monday night,people haveb een calling me bossy and opinionated. She continued:Maybe thats because I am. Three cheers for bossy women!T he crowd roared. Of course,the crowd which included the singersf riends,Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton,was roaring at pretty much anythingc onnected to her all evening, as the legend of song and s creen was honored for her film career with the 40th annual Chaplin Award fromt he Film Society of Lincoln Center. T he Streisand fans especially loved the film highlights,which covered everything from Funny Girland The Way We WeretoTheO wl and the Pussycat, Whats Up,Doc?and Meet the Fockers. And then there was entl the firstH ollywood movie to be directed,produced,written a nd starred in by a woman, as the crowd was reminded. Streisand spoke of how h ard it was to get funding to make the film. Producers,it seemed,werent as passion-a te as she was about the tale of a Jewish girl in Eastern E urope who so longed to study the Talmud that she disguised herself as a boy. Itw as only when Streisand agreed to turn the movie into a musical and most importantly,sing in it herself that she was able to go ahead with the project. s funny how things a lways come back to music, she said. How it saves me. S treisand,who turns 71 this week,is one of the few entertainers to have wonO scar,Emmy,Grammy and Tony awards. Although she i s perhaps most loved for her beautiful singing voice,she told the audience that as a young child,what she wanted most was to be an actress.B ut nobody really wanted a 15-year-old Medea,she noted. Thank God I was given a good voice,she said,explaining how hers inging opened the doors to acting. For the awards gala,which raised $2 million for the film society twice the previoush igh amount for the annual event Streisand was serenaded by Wynton Marsaliso n trumpet,by Liza Minnelli,and by Tony Bennett,who closed thes how with the song,Smile, fittingly a Charlie Chaplin s ong. Also appearing onstage to praise their friend and colleague were MichaelD ouglas,Catherine Deneuve (last years honoree),Amy I rving,Blythe Danner, George Segal,Ben Stiller, Pierce Brosnan and Kris Kristofferson. It was Bill Clinton, t hough,who got the last word before Streisand, t hat is praising the singer as driven,in the best way. Every great person is d riven,the former president said. But if that person has m assive talent,big brains and a bigger heart,you want to go along for the ride.Entertainment Streisand feted by Clinton, Minnelli and friends B ill Clinton former presidentE very great person i s driven. But if that p erson has massive t alent,big brains a nd a bigger heart, you want to go a long for the ride. NEW YORK (AP Richie Havens,the folk singer and guitarist who was the first performer at Woodstock,died Monday. He was7 2. Havens died of a heart attack in New Jersey,his family said in a statement. He was born in Brooklyn. Havens was known for his crafty guitar work and cover songs,including his wellreceived cover of Bob Dylans Just Like a Woman.His performance at the three-day 1969 Woodstock Festival,where headlinersi ncluded Jimi Hendrix,was a turning point in his career. He was the first act to hit the stage, performing for nearly three hours. His performance of Freedom based from the spiritual Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child became an anthem. Woodstock singer Havens, 72, dies


C M Y K Are you still trying to sleep in the midst of a junk yard? You know exactly what I am talking about.Y our bedroom. Over time it has become the graveyard for things that have no home. It is time for you to purge theset hings from your bedroom. I want your bedroom to be a haven for you each evening when you put your head on your pillow. Clutter in your room is n ot conducive to peaceful rest. If you are still having a hard time tossing out this stuff,then go to our website and check out all them essages from your sisters. They have shared with us t heir UFOs from your bedroom:Ugly,funny and old items that were stealing their peace. There is probably a prett y good chance that you will identify with at least o ne of those UFOs. If you do,then go toss it now. Just one item. You can doi t. Some of you have been o bsessing about our zones. Quit. If you try to do too much too fast you will gett ired and burn out. Our goal is to set up routines and stick to them. Not a s potless house. This will be the result of o ur goal. Zone 4 is our master bedrooms,bath and closet. If you dont have a bath, consider yourself lucky. I want you to ask yourself a few questions about this room in your home. 1. Do you sleep here? 2. Do you want the room to be restful and inviting? 3. Do you want do get u p in the night and not bump into things. 4 Do you have trouble closing your drawers? 5. Can you find the clothes you are looking for? 6 Do things fall off the closet shelf and hit you? 7. Are you afraid to look under the bed? 8. Are clothes piled to t he ceiling on the chair in the corner? 9. Is your cedar chest filled with stuff you will never wear again? 10. Can you walk between the bed and the wall? 11. Do you have to crawl into bed from the foot of the bed? 12. Is stuff piled so high on the dressers and nightstands that you forgot what they look like? 1 3. Are the cobwebs becoming moth collectors? 1 4. Are the dust bunnies reproducing in the corners and under the bed? 15. Can you see out your bedroom windows? 1 6. Can you close your closet door? 1 7. Have the spiders decided to winter over behind your bed? 1 8. If you open the drapes does the room fog u p from the dust in them? 19. Do you know what color your carpet really is? N ow that you have asked yourself these questions,I can hear you saying,where d o I start? First I want you to reali ze that this is an on-going process. You may or you may not get the whole room cleaned. That is not our objective. We aref ocusing on our bedroom this week and any thing you do in this room will be an improvement over the way it was last week. Each month we put this room first in our minds. A ll I am asking is that you do a little bit each day; 1 5 minutes,30 minutes,I dont care. You can even do the 27 Fling Boogie. Just do something every day. Progress not perfection. F or more help getting rid of your clutter and CHAOS, check out her website and join her free mentoring group at w ww.FlyLady.net or read her book, Sink Reflections publ ished by Random House. Help me build a Habitat Home this year: http://www.share.habitat.org/flyladybuildproject. Bless others with your clutter b y donating it to a Habitat for Humanity Restore near you. Copyright 2013 Marla Cilley Used by permission in this publication. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 24, 2013Page B11 FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 9 9 3 3 YTR EATB y ELIZABETH C. 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Dear Abby: My son is a tall,strikingly handsome teenager,although somewhat shy. Our problem is that his looks attract the wrong kind of attention from aggressive girls,and it's getting worse every year. He and his 14-year-old sister went out to eat after school yesterday,and when they returned it was obvious my son was upset and his sister was furious. She said a group of college girls at a table next to them were teasing and taunting my son with blatantly sexual propositions. They went so far as to touch him suggestively as they got up to leave. Im sure they got the physical response from him they wanted; he is only 17, after all. But he was clearly angry,embarrassed and ashamed. He said he felt trapped and didnt know what to do. The sexual harassment of young men is often laughed off with a wink and a nudge, but it isnt funny. It can be as painful and damaging to men as to women. Furthermore,my son is a minor,and I suspect the college girls were adults,if the beer on the table was any indication. I am trying to raise my son to respect women and to be a decent man,husband and father someday,but frankly,I'm at a loss as to how to help him handle this type of sexual aggressiveness from girls. Do you or any of your readers have any suggestions? Shocked Mom in Tennessee Dear Mom: I can see why your son and daughter were upset. He was not only sexually harassed by those young women,but when they put their hands on him,he was assaulted. When the teasing escalated,he and his sister should have changed tables or left the restaurant. If your sons father is in the picture,he should discuss the incident with your son. If thats not possible, another adult male should help him understand that his arousal was normal and nothing to be ashamed of. I am sure my male readers will also want to weigh in on your letter because what happened to your son was outrageous. Dear Abby: I recently bought a used car for myself. It is exotic,and my wife and I really like it. Shes upset with me,however,because I wont let her drive it unless Im in the car. I bought it with the intent for us to enjoy it,but I am also concerned with keeping it in good shape. Because my wife is unhappy,I am undecided about whether to keep the car and stick to my guns,or sell it and live life simply and unfettered. We share everything,but the car is one thing that needs careful attention. Can you give me some advice? Doesnt Want it Dented in Rancho Cordova,Calif. Dear Doesnt Want it Dented: Lets be honest. On one hand,you say you bought the car for yourself, and on the other,you say you bought it for both of you to enjoy.You cant have it both ways,so which is it? I think the time has come to confess to your wife that even though you said the car was for both of you,its really your baby. Then make it up to her by buying her that special something she has always wished for. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. To receive a collection of Abbys most memorable and most frequently requested poems and essays, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds to: Dear Abby Keepers Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Aggressive girls put teen boy in state FLY Lady L eanne Ely Dear Abby Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 Associated PressLOS ANGELES Its a Super Bowl matchup for thea ges:cats vs. dogs. The Puppy Bowl,a fixture on Animal Planet during the Super Bowl for nearly a decade,will have new com-p etition next year from the Kitten Bowl,the Hallmark Channel announced this month. e would like to own the day,said Bill Abbott,president and CEO of Crown Media Family Networks, which is home to the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. Copycats,chided Animal Planet in a statement. Win or lose in the ratings, all the animals stand to benefit. Hallmark will useb etween 50 and 100 kittens from animal shelters around the country,and Abbott vowed to place each one in a home. Animal Planet placed every dog and cat on this years show 63 puppies and 21 kittens. (Cats serve as halftime entertainment for the two-hour Puppy Bowl.) The annual Puppy Bowl has a football theme,with the dogs scoring touchdownsif they cross a goal line with a chew toy. Kittens in the Kitten Bowl w ill compete on an agility course set up with hurdles, scratchers,tunnels,hoops and weave poles. Laser pointers and toys on strings will be used to entice the kittens. Judges will look at each kittens ability to cuddle and win the hearts of viewers. The show is part of Hallmarks Pet Project Initiative and will be done with a partner,the American Humane Association. Is the showdown between puppies and kitties on differ-e nt cable channels likely to answer the age-old question about which one is the most popular? Well,there are cat people a nd there are dog people. And then there are people like Ana Bustilloz at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles. This year,a record 12.4 million people watched during the 12-hour Puppy Bowl X broadcast. By comparison, the Super Bowl was watched by 108.4 million people to become the third most watched show in TV history. Kitties vs. puppies: Some games take points to win, others just take fans Battle for supreme cuteness to take to the air Super Bowl Sunday


C M Y K t was 50 years ago when then 20-year-old Barbra Streisand hit the charts for the first time with what was aptly named The Barbra Streisand Album.Half a century later,the multifaceted star has become an icon,a testament to the power of chutzpah,candor and commitment. Mix passion,boldness and originality with a dash of perfectionism and a hint of that quintessential Funny Girlspirit and you get Streisand,a singer/actress/ director/film-producer/writer and, above all,woman,whose achievements transcend time and the masses. Karen Mawdsley,McClatchy-Tribune Information Services 1 940s A Star Is Bor 1 942Streisands half-sister, Rosalind, is born. 1943Streisands father, a high school English teacher, dies and family falls onto h ard times Mother remarries Louis Kind 1952Attends Bais Yakov School in Brooklyn and sings in the school choir. Attends Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn and begins traveling to New York City for acting classes. 1959Graduates at the ageof16,fourth in her class. 1960Moves to New York City Embarks on a career as a cabaret singer Changes name from Barbara to Barbra 1963Divorces Elliott Gould M akes her TV debut on The Jack Paar Sho 1961Signs with Columbia Records Makes Broadway debut in I Can Get It for You Wholesalewinning the New York Drama Critics Award and receives a Tony nomination for her performance 1962Releases first album, The Barbra Streisand Albumwhich wins two Grammy Awards Marries fellow actor Elliott Gould 1964Stars in the Broadway musical Funny Gir Appears on the cover of Timeand Lifmagazines 1965My Name is Barbris the first of several CBS television special and receives five Emmys 1 968Wins Academy Award and Golden Globe for performance in film version Funny Gir 1971 1966G ives birth to Jason Emanuel Gould S tarts her own production c ompany, Barwood Films 1996Marries actor James Brolin 1991Through the 70s Streisand w ins three AGVA Georgie Awards, one Peoples Choice Award, three Grammys, four Henrietta World Film Favorite awards, one Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards 1 972 1973Guiltyis released, Streisands best-selling album written and produced by Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees 1980 1983Makes directorial debut with entlgarnering five Academy Award nominations, two Golden Globe Awards (Best Director and Best Picture) plus a Top 10 soundtrack Through the 80s wins one AGVA Georgie Award, two Peopls Choice Awards, one Grammy Award, two Golden G lobe Awards Directs Prince of Tides,receiving seven Academy Award nom inations and a nomination from the Directors Guild of America Directs The Mirror Has Two Faces 1998Awarded Grammy Legend Award 1992 1994arbara Joan Streisand started as an underdog in Brooklyn. Her birth father died when she was 16 months old. Her mom said she was too thin. Her stepdad said she was ugly. Her mother wanted her to become a secretary to resist,she grew her fingernails long but the highly driven youngster wanted to become a singer. At 18,she won a talent contest at a Greenwich Village club, where she developed a gay following (and dropped the middle a from her name to make it more distinctive). The boys loved the young woman with the imperfect face,unloving family and throbbingly emotional voice. The buzz brought Broadway impresarios and songwriters such as Harold Arlen and Cole Porter to check her out. She signed with Columbia Records in 1962 and snared the Grammy for album of the year for her debut,The Barbra Streisand Album.A year later,at 21,she became an overnight sensation in the Broadway musical Funny Girl.It told the story of burlesque queen Fanny Brice,a comedienne with prominent Yiddish flavor in an era of ethnic humor. Right away,this role endeared Streisand,who never hid her religion,her ethnic nose or her Brooklyn accent,to Jewish people. Like the Beatles,she had an amazing run of success in the 1960s,releasing 13 albums in seven years,and being awarded a Tony as Broadway's star of the decade. She grabbed an Oscar in 1968 as best actress for her first film,Funny Girl.Star turns in the comedy The Owl and the Pussycatand the movie version of Hello Dollyfollowed. She also had top-rated TV specials including a '67 concert at Central Park where she developed her famous stage fright after forgetting the words to a few songs. In 1969 she got her feet wet in politics,performing at a rally/fundraiser for New York Mayor John Lindsay,a Republican seeking his second term. But she became a staunch supporter of the Democrats,starting with George McGovern's 1972 presidential bid and perhaps peaking as the most famous FOB (Friend of Bill Clinton) who stayed at the White House. She may have finally conquered her stage fright,but Streisand won't find it so easy to shake her reputation as a control freak. Call her meticulous or call her the B-word but she is known in Hollywood as a megalomaniac. Christopher Andersen's recent book Barbra:The Way She Is paints Streisand as fiercely insistent upon creative control over all her projects,often clashing with directors and fellow actors and demanding more close-up shots of herself. She was downright rude,an assistant director on Funny Girltold Andersen. Many of these iconic images of Streisand converged in the 1983 film Yentl,for which she became the first woman since the silent-movie era to write,direct,produce and star in a film. The reality check:How plausible was it for a 41-year-old to play a teen girl who dresses like a boy in order to study at a Jewish school? After 1996s The Mirror Has Two Faces her third and last picture as a director she took a pause from active filming,until returning to the silver screen as the sex therapist mother in Ben Stillers Fockersfilms (2004 and a sequel in 2010And this past fall she had a starring role in Guilt Trip,a mother/son road trip movie,co-starring Seth Rogen. As for that impossibly famous voice,since the late 1960s she has shied away from performing concerts,conducting only a few extended tours 1994,2006 and the current Barbra Live tour that started in the fall in North America and continues in Europe and the Middle East in June. Yes,she is a divs diva. Jon Bream,Star Tribune,MinneapolisDRAWING BY JENNIFER PRITCHARD/MCT 1 950s As Time Goes ByApril 24, Barbara Joan Streisand is born in B rooklyn, N.Y., to Jewish parents Diana and Emanuel Streisand;the pair already have a son named Sheldon 1960s Im Always Chasing Rainbows 1970s Dont Rain On My Parade 1980s All the Things You Ar 1990s Come Rain or Come Shine 2000s Youre the Top 2000Wins Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement Inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame Meet the Fockersis released 2006 Evergreen from the movie A Star Is Borwins Academy Award for Best Original Song 1977The Way We Were (from the movie of the s ame name) is Streisands first No.1 single; she continues to have a string of hits including:ou Dont Bring Me Flowerswith Neil Diamond, No More Tears (Enough is E nough)with Donna Summer and The Main Event 2010s Happy Days Are Here AgainReturned to the concert stage after 27-years:tour generates over $10 million for charity Awarded Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award The Barbra Streisand Albumturns 50 2013Barbra Livis her sixth concert tour 2012Sources:barbrastreisand.com, music.yahoo.com, afi.com, biography.comGRAPHIC BY KAREN MAWDSLEY AND JENNIFER PRITCHARD/MCT Donation scamsH oaxes abound after d isasters like Boston B10H ungry for more Hunger Games sequel has fans in overdriv B 10 LIVINGNews-Sun | Page B12 Sunday, April 21, 2013


C M Y K Page B12News-SunWednesday, April 24, 2013www.newssun.comFruit Salsa SundaesPrep Time:10 minutes Makes:4 servings 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 6 medium f resh s trawberries, diced 1 large kiwi,peeled and diced 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin 4 small firm bananas,cut in half lengthwise 8 1/3 cups Blue Bunny Sweet Freedom Banana Split Ice Cream Fat free whipped topping, optional Chocolate sprinkles,optional 4 maraschino cherries, optional In medium skillet over medium-low heat,cook pineapple and brown sugar just until pineapple is softened,5 minutes. Add strawberries,kiwi and cumin; cook several minutes until fruit is heated through. Arrange 2 banana halves in each of 4 dessert bowls; top each with 2 scoops ice cream. Spoon glazed fruits equally over ice cream. Garnish with whipped topping, chocolate sprinkles and a maraschino cherry,if desired. Serve immediately. F AMILY FEATURES Whetheryourecelebratingaspecialoccasionoraneverydaymoment, ice cream treats are always welcome on the menu. These sweet recipes are sure to make any occasion a little more fun. Fried Ice Cream Sticks: Developed by innovative baking master and Blue Bunny ice cream flavor creator Chef Duff Goldman,this recipe really takes the cake. These bite-sized desserts are frozen and fried ice cream deliciousness on a stick. Fruit Salsa Sundaes: Warm glazed fruit with a subtle hint of cumin give ice cream banana splits a new flair. Cool Party Cubes: Kids of all ages will love this fun way to eat birthday cake any day of the year. Find more sweet ways to celebrate everyday moments or special occasions a t www.BlueBunny.com. Whenisicecream morethanicecream? When it helps make wishes come true. Wells Enterprises, Inc.,maker of Blue Bunny ice cream,is helping Make-A-Wish grant 100 wishes to 100 kids with life-threatening medical conditions in honor of the compans 100th birthday. Wish granting events are taking place across the country throughout 2013,each celebrated and captured on www.100Years100Wishes.com. While there,join the celebration and lend support to the 100 wish kids by signing the Wish Card. The collection of signatures and messages will be delivered to all 100 wish kids in October 2013 in celebration of Wells100th birthday on October 24.Cool Party CubesPrep Time:30 minutes,at least 1 hour freeze time M akes:4 servings 2 squares (2 ounceses 1/2 cup prepared vanilla frosting 4 Blue Bunny Premium Birthday Party Ice Cream Sandwiches 2 medium f irm kiwi,peeled 1 3/4 cups halved small strawberries (or large strawberries cut into chunks) 3/4 cup fresh blueberries 3 tablespoons peach preserves (pineapple,mango or apricot could be substituted) Grate or shred white chocolate with box grater onto large plate. Thinly spread frosting on one side of one ice cream sandwich,keeping remaining sandwiches in freezer. Press frosting side into white chocolate,spread frosting on unfrosted side; turn and press into white chocolate. Return to freezer; repeat with remaining ice cream sandwiches. Freeze at least 1 hour,until solid. (May be kept covered in freezer overnight.) Thirty minutes before serving,cut kiwi into thick slices,cutting slices into quarters. Place in medium bowl along with other fruit. Heat preserves in microwave-safe bowl,just until melted (20 seconds in a 1250 watt microwave),breaking up large pieces of fruit. Pour over fruit and toss to coat; chill 15 to 20 minutes. Remove prepared ice cream sandwiches from freezer,cut each into bitesize squares; arrange with glazed fruit in 4 dessert bowls or plates.Fried Ice Cream SticksPrep Time:10 minutes,at least 3 hours freeze time Cook Time:30 seconds to 1 minute each Makes:8 servings 8 1/2-cup scoops Blue Bunny Premium Caramel Fudge Brownie Sundae Ice Cream 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons sugar 1 cup panko bread crumbs Vegetable oil,for frying 8 lollipop sticks Butterscotch,chocolate or caramel sauce,optional Whipped cream,optional Place ice cream scoops on a baking sheet lined with wax paper and freeze for at lea st 2 hours. In soup bowl or other medium-sized bowl,beat eggs and sugar with a fork until well blended. Place panko crumbs in another soup bowl or medium-sized bowl. Dip the ice cream scoops into egg mixture,then roll in the panko bread crumbs, coating completely. Freeze 1 hour. Heat oil in a deep-fat fryer to 375F. Fry ice cream scoops,one at a time,until golden brown; 30 seconds to 1 minute. Remove from oil and insert a lollipop stic k. Top with a drizzle of butterscotch, chocolate or caramel sauce and a dollop of whipped cream,if desired. Serve immediately. Whats Cooking