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C M Y K By JAMIE WILLIAMS Special to the News-SunSEBRING To look at her, one would see a normal black female Labrador dog, one not far removed from the puppy age. In reality, Bailey is 4 years old and the top dog in the State of Florida in narcotic detection. Her reward? Getting to play with her tennis ball. Bailey placed first in narcotic detection at the United States Police Canine Association (USPCATrials that were held in Sebring during May 19-24. Bailey currently resides in Sun N Lake with her handler, 1Lt. Jonathan Cox, an 11year veteran with the Florida Department of Corrections. For the last seven years, he has been with the K-9 unit, the last three of those years with the Inspector Generals Office and assigned to narcotic detection dogs. Bailey is Coxs second narcotics dog. His first Labrador, Allen, was forced to retire when he developed cataracts on his eye and he began to have trouble seeing two years ago. Cox was given permission to keep Allen, who still currently lives with his family. Cox stated that he had to basically start B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comS EBRING Sixty-nine years ago, thousands of men, most of them between1 8 and 20 years old, awoke in the pre-dawn chill of J une 6, 1944 ready for a battle of legendary dimensions: D-Day. B y 6 a.m., approximately 6,000 naval vessels loaded w ith more than 150,000 troops and 30,000 land vehicles werea nchored in formation f acing the Normandy coast of F rance. While the Germans knew an invasion was comi ng, it took them completely by surprise. Landing on different b eaches, American troops faced Germans entrenched on the high ground. Omaha Beach, wide and sandy, was particularly vulnera-b le. By nightfall more than 9,000 allied soldiers were dead or wounded. But more than 100,000 men made it ashore. ByJ une 11, the Germans had been routed from the area a nd the push to Berlin begun. D-Day began the German Reichs defeat. Two million men from all over the country (and1 5 nations) took part in the invasion by the time it was a ll done. Leonard Payne, a member of Sebring High Schools class of 1938 anda classmate of World War I I flying ace Thomas McGuires, was one of t hose men. He flew in the first bomber wave above Omaha Beach. D-Day remains his overwhelming memory ofW WII, even though he and Rainy Low 89 High 71Details, A12 NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 W ednesday-Thursday, June 5-6, 2013Volume 94/Number 67 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1"; Black plus three; process, front strip low down; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 1 1 8 8 ClassifiedsA7 ClubsB6 Crossword PuzzleB9 Dear AbbyB9 Editorial & OpinionA3 FLY LadyB9 Friends & NeighborsB8 NASCAR This WeekB3 Sports on TVB1 Soduku PuzzleB9 Whats CookingB10 Index D-DAY MEMORIES Payne helped make history while watching it happen Courtesy photos Sebring native Leonard Payne, served as a nose turret gunner in the 8th Air Force during World War II. He flew on 35 bombing missions over Germany, and three missions on D-day, when Allied forces invaded France on June 6, 1944. Payne By BARRYFOSTER N ews-Sun correspondentA VON PARK Although it is just turning June, plans already are under way for the Fourth of July fireworks display in the City of Charm. Travis Turner of the Avon Park J aycees came before the Avon Park city council at their last session to get the logistics approved for the Independence Day pyrotechnics. Under current provisions, the parking lot at Donaldson Park will be closed from 6-10 p.m. on Thursday,J uly 4 as will Main Street from A. Miracle Street to Verona Avenue. That will allow seating for the crowd that traditionally turns out to celebrate the nations birthday. T he fireworks will be launched from a barge in the middle of Lake Verona. e began launching from the barge about four years ago in order to get a bigger show, Turner said. We can fire bigger shells and more of them. The cost of the display this year has b een set at $15,500. Greg Dixon from Pyro Display company in Sebring again will provide the fireworks. In addition to the aerial cannonade, plans are being worked on to provide additional activities in Donaldson Park. Previously there has been a single sno-cone vendor selling cold drinks AP Jaycees raising funds for fireworksDixie actionSebring City Tournaments k eeping Max Long C omplex hopping SPORTS, B1 See PAYNE, A6 See JAYCEES, A6 News-Sun photo by JAMIE WILLIAMS Lt. Jonathan Cox of the Inspector Generals Office uses a tennis ball to motivate Bailey, his drug-sniffing Labrador. The pair won first place at the recent USPCA trials in Sebring. K-9 champ just having a ball See K-9, A4 Snack ideas for your n ext get-together LIVING, B10 B y BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentS EBRING Last week, Highlands County commissioners turned down a prop osed hike in the so-called tourist tax. This Friday evening, residents will get together at the Sebring Beef OBradys toa gain discuss a citizensinitiative to have the measure repealed. County commissioners refuse to let the citizens havet heir say on whether or not there should be a sunset on t his tax, said Mary Bengston, representative oft he group Citizens for Government Accountability. So it will be up to us to gather 10,000 signatures to force them to let the peoplev ote on it. The group was formed a year ago in an effort to get petitions formulated and signed, however, much oft heir early activities have revolved around getting ballot language that would not be challenged by commissioners. e dont want to happen to us the same thing that happened to that recall petition in Avon Park, where the w hole thing was thrown out on a technicality," said Bill Youngman, another member of the group. The name Citizens for G overnment Accountability was chosen because members felt the way the tourist tax was presented, coupled with the way the rules were subse-q uently changed and administrated formed the tourist tax as the poster child for government programs that lacked both oversight and accountability. Tax repeal drive to fire up again Mary Bengston C itizens for Governmen t AccountabilityC ounty c ommissioners refuse to let the c itizens have their say on whether or n ot there should be a sunset o n this tax. See GROUP, A4 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING County commissioners approved matching a United States Fish and Wildlife Service Lands Acquisition Grant to buy 10 acres of undisturbed scrub on the border of the Archbold Biological Station. The granting process is time consuming, Corinne Burgess, of the countys natural resources department, told the commission members. This particular grant process began in January 2011. In the time since, what had been a 20-acre parcel, was reduced by half. Hillary Swaine, director of Archbold, said Florida has environments of national importance, which helps the state obtain finding to preserve disappearing habitats. Acquiring the 10-acre portion of high-quality scrub is a rare opportunity, Swaine said. The deal is improved because the U.S. Fish and Wild Life Conservation Commission will reimburse the county 73 percent of all expenditures within 60 days. Conservation Trust Funds will be used for the matching 27 percent portion of the grant. Commission votes to protect 10 acres of pristine scrub


C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Foundation is preparing for an exciting evening ast hey host the fourth annual Celebrity Dinner at Y iannis Prime Choice Restaurant. This delicious dinner will be held from 5-9 p.m. Monday and the public is invited to attend thisf undraiser benefiting the Florida Hospital Pediatric Unit. Local Highlands County celebrities who will served inner live and in person include Joan Aguilar, SunTrust Financial; Bill Benton, CliftonLarsonAllen; Tim Cook, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center; Tom and Debbie Dettman, Sebring police chief and Foundation friend; Kim Heintz (hostess Independent Bank; Aaron Jahjah (host Bill and Lisa Jarrett, Bill Jarrett Ford; Jean Lund, Tom and Chad Lund Insurance;B asil Makris; Foundation friend; Drew Najjar, Valic F inancial Advisors, Inc.; Clifford and Suzette Rhoades, Clifford R. Rhoades, P.A.; Robin Scheck, SunTrust Bank; JanS hoop, The School Board of Highlands County; John Shoop, Highlands Independent Bank; Dr. Norm and Laurie Stephens( host/hostess), South Florida State College; and Dustin Woods, Grace Bible Church. Choose a celebrity server and call 402-5525 to make dinner reservations. Dinner proceeds will benefit the Florida Hospital Pediatric Unit in Sebring. New flooring and warm accents on the walls along with comfortable furniture for the patients and their families, flat screen televisions and even gaming sys-t ems will help the hospital feel more like home for p atients receiving treatment and their families. For more information, contact the Foundation at 402-5525. 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Make your voice heard at This weeks question: Are you worried about the prediction of a busy hurricane season? www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Scribblers and Scribes meet todaySEBRING The Florida Writers Association writers g roup, Sebring Scribblers and Scribes, will meet at 7 p.m. today at Beef O Bradys in Sebring. Come e arly to have dinner. The meeting is open to the public and membership in FWA on in Scribblers is not required. Call Barbara Beswick at 402-9181.HIP to distribute telephonesSEBRING Hearing I mpaired Persons will distribute free amplified telephones to Florida residents w ho have hearing or speech l oss. The distribution will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. T hursday in the conference r oom at Nu-Hope Elder Care Services, 6414 US 27 South. This is by appointm ent only. Call (941 8347.Kenilworth Neighborhood Watch group meetsSEBRING The Kenilworth Neighborhood Watch will hold its monthly m eeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Military Sea M useum. All interested parties are welcome. Reserve spot for chamber luncheonLAKE PLACID Greater Lake PlacidC hamber of Commerce M embership Luncheon wi l l take place at noon Wednesday, June 12 at the Lake Placid Elks Lodge, 200 County Road 621 E ast.The June, July and Augustluncheons will be held at the Lake Placid El ks Lodge. The luncheon is sponsored by Seacoast Nationa l B ank. Presentation will be made by Good Shepherd H ospice.Menu selection is chicken cordon blue. C ost is $10 per person. R eserve a seat with the chamberby email at cham b er@lpfla.com or call 4654 331 no later than Friday.Moose Riders Ride and Fish Fry setS EBRING On T hursday, a bike ride will l eave the Moose Lodge 2 259 on U.S. 98 at 11 a.m Following the ride a fish f ry will be held at the lodg e f rom 5-7 p.m. Fish or chicken wing baskets will be available. The Moose Riders will h old their monthly meetin g a fter the fish fry. Community Briefs By TOM STAIK Special to the News-SunSEBRING ASebring man accused of sexual molestation of a 12-yearo ld child in his care was found hanged in his cell Monday morning at the Highlands County Jail. Scott Alexander Wilkie, 37, of Sebring, was in cust ody at the jail awaiting trial on charges of sexual battery, lewd and lascivio us molestation and four counts of lewd and lascivi ous exhibition. Wilkie was found at a round 2:20 a.m. He was t ransported by EMS to a local medical facility where he was pronounced d ead. At this time the death looks to be an apparent suicide, however the District 10 Medical E xaminer is conducting an autopsy and an official cause of death will be forthcoming, Highlands County Sheriffs Office P ublic Information Officer N ell Hays said in an email. Once the death investigat ion is concluded, the Sheriff's Office's Internal Affairs Unit will begin an Administrative Review in accordance with our gen-e ral orders. This mandatory review will evaluate all policies, standard operating procedures and protocols to ensure a thorough assessment of the circum-s tances, immediate care and response provided to t he inmate in this case. The family has been notified and we are sadd ened for their loss. I have personally known this young man since he was in middle school, Sheriff Susan Benton said. One o f our retired deputies spent much of his time as a School Resource Deputy h elping Scott to get through some very diffic ult times as a youngster. A s always, we will ensure a thorough review of the circumstances surrounding his death at which time the report will become public record. Originally arrested in the sex crimes case on Dec. 12 of last year, Wilkie faced charges claiming he had engaged in lewd and lascivious behavior and sexual assault of a minor left in his care. The case was investigated by deputies with the Highlands County Sheriffs Office after allegations were made that Wilkie sexually assaulted a 12-year-old left in his custody at his home between May and September of 2011. According to arrest reports, the victim was allegedly sleeping in Wilkies bed when the incidents which included the man allegedly inappropriately touching her occurred. Family members informed local law enforcement of the alleged incidents in October of last year. Released from the Highlands County Jail on $50,000 bond, Wilkie was a no-show at a pre-trial conference before Circuit Court Judge Angela Cowden at the Highlands County Courthouse in March, prompting the felony docket jurist to issue a bench warrant for Wilkies arrest on a charge Man hangs self in jail See INMATE, A6 Florida Hospital Foundation prepares to host Celebrity Dinner By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Faced with a housing authority mortgage mess left over from earlier county commissions which began with the collapse of the housing market and was made worse by the county holding overly optimistic mortgages the current commissioners reluctantly voted Tuesday to meet the countys financial obligations regarding subordinated loans and foreclosures. The members made clear they voted the funds because of legal obligations, and not by choice. That does not mean the commission can set its own set of rules. The State House Initiatives Partnership (SHIP ernments create incentive for affordable housing by developing one to three year local assistant grants plan. Tuesday, the commission approved modifications to that plan designed to keep the keep the same thing from happening again. For example, contributions from the participants will be set by income level and the housing rehabilitation programs forgiveness will be based on the amount of the loan. BCC not happy in the housing business B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Members of the Highlands County Boardo f Commissioners voted unanimously to accept the l owest bid for the resurfacing project along Sun N Lake Boulevard from BalboaB oulevard to U.S. 27 a distance of 3.2 miles. E mpower Construction Inc. submitted a bid for slightly more than $379,000, u sing county asphalt for the surface. Commissioner Ron Handley was not happy with the choice, although he joined in the final unanimousv ote. Handley said he was disappointed that Excavation P oint had not been selected for the project. Excavation Point, Handley said, hasw orked often with the county and is a well-known business w ith a proven track record. He added the county had never worked with Empower C onstruction before. In any case, there was only a $4,000 difference between Excavations bid and Empowers, Handley said, and $4,000 is nothing in theo verall scheme of things. Other commissioners p ointed out that Empower presented the lowest reasonable bid, and was the fairw inner. They stayed with Empower. T he company has 120 days from the date when the contract times start to run to c omplete the countydesigned project. Empower Construction wins resurfacing contract News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFELY E ileen Beck (righteceives her 10-year pin from the Board of County Commissioners Tuesday. Making the presentation are county administrator June Fisher (left F acilities Director David Flowers. Beck, Flowers said, is a groundskeeper who has worked conscientiously to become a key member of the team. 10 years of hard work Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN


C M Y K O n the glorious side of things for children and teens are the weeks of relative freedom that lie ahead. Free time and play are essentialf or healthy growth. On the awful side of things for parents is howq uickly their children and teens get bored. Its all too easy to rely on televisiona nd video games. Its all too easy to gain weight. E ven more disturbing is the academic ground students lose over the summer.S tudies spanning a century show there is an average of 2 .6 months loss in math skills by the end of a summer, regardless of economic background. There is as large a loss in reading skillsa mong students qualifying for free and reduced lunch. T he main point is to keep all young people engaged and practicing skills duringt he long break from school. Teachers typically spend the fall term getting studentsb ack up to speed. As the years go by, children fall further and further behind. So summer is important, ideally blending relaxation,f un and continuing education. For example, backyards and parks are filled with birds, plants, lizards andi nsects. Have your children look for and identify them. Take your children groc ery shopping with you. Have them compare prices or keep track of the total. G o to the library as often as possible. At home, when y our children complain theyre bored, tell them to go read their library book. H ave your children keep a journal or put together a s crapbook about their vacation. Talk with your children over the summer. Ask specific questions so theya nswer in sentences and not just yes and no. Dont, for e xample, ask if the party was fun; ask what was the best thing about it. T eenagers are a particular w orry and challenge. As the Highlands County Sheriffs Office recently warned, the crime rate rises during the summer, largelyb ecause too many adolescents have too much time on t heir hands. Teenagers drink more in the summer and indulge in riskier behavior. A s a community we have t o work harder to give our young people more good choices. Not just in terms of safe places to go although we certainly need those b ut opportunities for them to volunteer or intern in a busin ess. Keep the kidshands and minds occupied thiss ummer. TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155SCOTT DRESSELE ditor Ext. 516editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNES ports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com B USINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com NEWSROOMR OMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor E xt. 515publisher@newssun.com VICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSE xt. 507mcollins@newssun.com A DVERTISING Editorial & Opinion www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, June 2013Page A3 Local government represents Beacon on the HillEditor: Astute, exemplorary: Two w ords that justly describe the Highlands County Board of County Commission. The property owners and taxpayers who comply with the lawsa nd regulations should be proud of the commissioners for the actions they took Tuesday night. The commission listened to t hose citizens and taxpayers. The only sad part is that the commission chamber waso nly half full. All had the opportunity to express their views. T he commission had already begun to review the c ounty budget and to reform the county government. They voted to authorize county TaxC ollector Eric Zawyer to collect the tourist taxes. And t hey allowed him one to two years to determine if this new policy works. At a time when the news media are full of reports ofe lected officials from Washington D.C. down e nriching themselves and their special interests, our local government does justt he opposite. The cost of implementing and distributi ng the collected taxes and surplus funds will remain at 29 percent. T he process has started to target the various programs the tax was intended for, and the projects will proceed in six months. O ur citizens should be proud that our local government represents that Beacon on the Hill, the light of democracy of, by and for thep eople of this county. Gabriel Read A von ParkGreat to see parents teaching sacrifices of veteransEditor: M emorial Day 2013, The Highlands Tea Party held a flag wave in honor of our men and women who gave all in the defense of ours ando ther nations freedom. This is a very humbling time for many Americans, many of whom have lost family members and friends to the ravages of war. This is not the only day of the year to remember these brave heroes, but it is by far the most important when it comes to a nation honoring its dead. I was so proud to be a citizen of Highlands County, and be able to participate with all these fine citizens (48 showed up to wave a flag in 90 degree heat. We had participants from as young as 5 to 80-plus. What a wonderful sight. Horns were blaring, many a high sign from passers by. Children in the back seat of cars going by, proudly waving their own little flags. What a sight to behold. It is wonderful to see that we have parents out there, who today are teaching their children about the sacrifices made by our service men and women, to give them the freedom they have. This may very well be the only place where they will get this history lesson anymore. Alament to our fallen service men and women. I heard the sound of TAPS one night, when everything was still. I listened to the bugler play, and felt a sudden chill. I wondered just how many times that TAPS had meant Amen,when a flag had draped a coffin of a brother or a friend. I thought of all the children, of the mothers and the wives, of fathers, sons and husbands with interrupted lives. I thought abouta graveyard at the bottom of the sea, of unmarked graves in Arlington, and graveyards a round the world. No, freedom isnt free. John Nelson, Chair The Highlands Tea Party SebringSupport Floridas Water and Land Legacy CampaignE ditor: FloridasWater and Land Legacy Campaign, a grassroots coalition, is currently collecting the 683,149 valids ignatures needed to place the Water and Land Conservation Amendment ont he November 2014 ballot. This initiative would set aside one-third of the exciseo n documentary stamp tax (doc stampses o f conservation, restoration, acquisition and management of Floridas water, land,b eaches, shores, parks and wildlife habitat. T his dedicated funding source, established for the above purposes, could not be absorbed into the general state revenue. The amend-m ent has a 20-year lifespan and would sunset in 2035. T he Legacy Campaign is a coalition of more than 300 groups statewide includingS ierra Club, Audubon Florida, League of Women V oters of Florida, Florida Native Plant Society, Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, a nd many more. Together with more than 3,000 volunteers, this coalition is hard at work gathering signatures and informing the publica bout this groundbreaking amendment. The doc stamp tax, paid whenever real estate is bought or sold, is an existingf unding source that for the past 20 years has been used f or conservation programs such as Florida Forever andb efore that, Preservation 2000. Both programs received resounding support from Republicans and Democrats alike. But since2 009, funding for these programs has been slashed by 97.5 percent. And of the $75 million in conservation funding proposed by currentG overnor Rick Scott, $50 million of that would come from the sale of existing state lands. With more than 100,000 signatures collected through volunteer efforts alone, the Water and Land Conservation Amendment has already triggered the Supreme Court review of the amendment language; the campaign expects to receive approval in the next 60 days. Despite the commendable progress, the Legacy Campaign still needs the help of citizens statewide. With an approaching deadline of Nov. 30, 2013, they ask that Floridians answer the call to action and help collect signatures for this cause. The campaign will provide volunteers with the necessary training and all of the materials they will need. The grassroots effort of this campaign is essential to sending a message to the legislature and lawmakers of Florida that Floridians care about their environment and are willing to work hard to protect it. We are all Florida. Floridians understand that protecting our water and land is important to our economy and quality of life. This will be the most significant environmental issue put in front of Florida in our lifetimes. We want to let the people decide if clean water and natural land are a legacy we want to safeguard for future generations. For more information and to sign up to volunteer for the Legacy Campaign, visit www.FloridaWaterLandLegac y.org Maureen McKenna, Ph.D. Avon Park Dont waste summers bliss As every pare nt and stud ent knows, s ummer vacation is a mixed blessing. L ast month marked the 50th anniversary of National Older Americans Month. DuringM ay, we celebrate the important role that seniors have in our community. The month also highlights the unique needs of seniors, as well as the challenges we face as we strive to build strong communities that fullys upport the needs of our older residents. Seniors improve our communities in many ways. For example, every year volunteers provide more than 450 million hours of service in Florida. The value of theirs ervices exceeds $10 billion. Our libraries, hospitals, churches, and service organizations all rely heavily on the contributions of senior volunteers. Seniors also have a tremendous economic impact on our communities. According to the Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA Floridas second largest economic sector. Florida seniors have $135 billion in spending power. Half of all new home construction within our state is tied to our older residents. Seniors also contribute $3.5 in charitable giving and $1 billion towards local school taxes. As important as it is for us to recognize the value that seniors add our communities, it is equally important for us to recognize their unique needs. There are more than 3.6 million residents in the state of Florida who are age 65 or greater. Of these, over 630,000 have two or more disabilities. There are also an estimated 450,000 cases of Alzheimers disease in Florida. There are also over 730,000 veterans age 65 or greater living in Florida. Of these, more than 133,000 are at least 85 years of age. These veterans deserve honor, respect, and our support. Each year, NU-HOPE Elder Care Services assists over 800 seniors in Highlands and Hardee County. Our goal is to provide the services necessary to allow seniors to maintain their independence, dignity, and self worth, while helping them to avoid or delay nursing home placement. However, we cannot do this alone. Grant funding is not adequate to fully address the needs within our community. Sadly, more than 400 seniors in Hardee and Highlands County remain on waiting lists for services. Let us resolve to work together to increase the availability of critically needed services. Our community has reaped the benefits provided by our older residents. It is our duty to ensure that our community also has the ability to address their unique needs. Ingra Gardner is executive director of Nu-Hope Elder Care Services, Inc. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Seniors improve communities Guest Column Ingra Gardner


C M Y K B y BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentLAKE PLACID Attention artists and artisans, the Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-op is looking for you. In fact, Co-Op officials say the group is hosting an Artisans Evening from 47 p.m. Thursday. Co-Op president Judy Nicewicz said the event would provide an opportunity for artists and fine craftsp eople in nearly any medium to come in, meet the m embers and have a look at their 10,000-square-foot facility. Wed like to see if they would like to become mem-b ers and put some of their w ork on display and for sale here, she said. Nicewicz said the area has exploded with new artists over the past several yearsa nd there is the possibility that not all of them have seen or visited the Lake Placid cooperative. C arved from an old IGA Supermarket location at 132E Interlake Blvd. some 20 y ears ago, the Co-Op has become an epicenter bothf or local artisans looking to s ell their wares as well as shoppers in search of interesting, one-of-a-kind piecesc onceived and designed by locals. e dont have anything made in China, Nicewicz explained. We center in on quality and originality t heres nothing massed produced here. Another feature of the CoOp is diversity, with only a couple of any one type of art or medium permitted. That means in addition to curbing people from competing with each other for similar work, there are many more choices in terms of the scope and p rice of items. N ot everybody gets their p ieces on the floor. Work picked for display has to rise to a certain level o f creativity and workmanship. Shoppers will not see wind chimes made from oldb eer bottles or ash trays conc octed from a used tire. Its whats called a juried s ystem, Nicewicz explained. e have a panel that h elps decide what can go on sale and for display. I tems range from paintings to wood working, fromg lassware to painted china. There also are specialtyi tems from clothing and other fabric pieces to specialty goods made for the kitchen or bathroom. N icewicz hopes some of the new people visiting the o pen house Thursday e vening might bring an e xample of their work. Despite the fact that the items are hand-crafted and on many occasions one-offs Co-Op officials say their stock is competitively priced. C ustomers at the coopera t ive come from all over the Sunshine State. Many are here to see the murals, or to visit Toby's Clown Museum on bus tours or driving in individually. T he Co-op was created in 1 992 by three Lake Placid artists Carol Mills, Harrie t P orter, and Suellen Robinson as a place for local artisans to display and sell their unique creations. I n addition to serving as a conduit forum for the display and sale of the memb ersarts and craft creation s, the founders created the CoOp with an eye toward promoting arts and crafts through classes, education and related activities. For many years it was th e C o-Op that administrated the famous Caladium Festival in d owntown Lake Placid. They continue to have a h and in booking the concessionaires, which is a major fundraiser for the group. Page A4News-SunWednesday, June 5, 2013www.newssun.com Caladium Co-Op in search of a few artists Courtesy photos T he South Florida State College Foundations Take Stock in Children program recently held a Mentor Appreciation and Senior Night Recognition Dinner at the Hotel Jacaranda in Avon Park. The program honored TSIC mentors (below encouragement, and support to students (aboveogram. In attendance was Wally Cox, Superintendent of Highlands County Schools, to thank the mentors and to congratulate the class of 2013. TSIC is a non-profit program which provides deserving low-income children in the community scholarships to college or vocational school and guidance from caring mentors. TSIC honors seniors, mentors Cornerstone; 11.25"; 10.5"; Process color; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 6 6 3 3 over again when he got Bailey. You have a year in and things are starting to get s ettled, said Cox. Then he (Allen you have to start over with a new dog. Even though the dogs are trained, it takest ime for dog and officer to get used to each other. As a handler, you have to start from the bottom again, he said. When we get them, they are semi-trained, and then we basically expose them tot he job we do and we also train with them all the time. Cox explained that regardless of where they go, she will find something. e carry a scent article t hat has one of the four types of odors of drugs she is trained on and we will p ut it out so no matter where she goes she gets the t ennis ball. She makes the find, she gets the tennis ball. That is what it is all about for Bailey a chance to playw ith the tennis ball. e call it work, she calls it play, said Cox. Everything she does is for that tennis ball. Continued from A1 J onathan Cox K-9 officerEverything she d oes is for that t ennis ball. Work is play for top K-9 Last weeks defeat of the tax increase and an apparent renewed interest in the levys parked the interest in renewing the petition drive. Commissioner (Don Elwell said there should not be a tax that goes on forever. We have a sunset provisiono n the extra penny on the doll ar sales tax that we all pay in t he stores, why not a sunset o n the tourist tax so we can have a say that the money there also is spent wisely? Bengston said. T he gathering is slated to b e held in the meeting room a t the Sebring Beef OBradys b eginning at 6 p.m. Friday. Continued from A1 Group wants to have vote on tax


C M Y K Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Aktion Club of Highlands County members rolled up their sleeves to tackle a huge yardc leanup project at Delaney Heights. Club members bagged 85 large trash bags of yard debris such as leaves, sticksa nd moss. They raked around the apartments and courtyards at Delaney Heights, which is operated by the Avon Park HousingA uthority. The housing authority assists low-income families with affordable housing opportunities as they strive to achieve self-sufficiency and improve theirl ives. They did a fabulous job. I t was better than the lawn service people. I have never seen people work so hard toc lean something. I recommend that this crew clean o ther places, Delaney Heights resident Debbie Simons said. Now, I dont mind sitting out there, she said about the courtyard. T he crew of nine club members and one supervisor w orked 8.5 hours on May 25 on the project. Asmaller crew of three worked twom ore hours June 1 to finish it. That was a lot work. There was a lot of trash, Aktion Club secretary Eva Monk said. It sure does lookn ice now that we are done. Avon Park Housing A uthority Emergency Transitional Housing Program case manager CamB arnard said, I deeply appreciate their commitment to volunteer their time to participate in our cleanup project at the Avon Park HousingA uthoritys Delaney Heights housing site. Their commitm ent to the Aktion Club and their community projects is commendable. J oining Monk in working on the project were Aktion Club members Ralph Meyers, Shawn Squires, Greg Robinson, ElizabethJ ordon, Emily Lavely, John Smith, Mac Smith and Edrei L opez. Aktion Club advisor Cindy Marshall supervised and worked along with thec rew. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, June 2013Page A5 Courtesy photo Aktion Club of Highlands County stuffs 85 trash bags full of yard debris while cleaning the Delaney Heights apartment complex in Avon Park this past week. Aktion Club cleans up Delaney Heights PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; B lack plus three; process, main, 100002-liquors; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 9 9 MARTIAL ARTS (pp camp; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 2 2 0 0 Millers o f failure to appear. That decision set in motion the forfeiture of his bond. Wilkie was apprehended on May 10 at the Ocala National Forest by a task force from the U.S. Marshal Service. According to Marion County Sheriffs Office spokesman Judge Cochran, Wilkie was captured in a raid conducted by the Marshal service and Marion County deputies at the Ocala National Forest Fore Lake Campground. Cochran confirmed claims posted online that a shot was fired by law enforcement during the fugitive apprehension. During the moment of arrest a weapon was fired, Cochran said in an e-mail. Cochran clarified that the weapon discharge was a single shot. However, details involving the use of the weapon were not immediately available for release, the spokesman said. He was held for a week at the Marion County Jail before being transferred to Highlands County on May 17. Wilkie has an extensive criminal history. He served nearly five and a half years in Florida prison following a 1996 conviction on robbery and carjacking charges. He again found himself in trouble in 2002 when he violated the conditions of his parole with new charges of possession of methamphetamine and fleeing and attempting to elude a law enforcement officer at high speed. Those cases saw him back in prison for another six and a half years before being released in October of 2009. Continued from A2 Inmate commits suicide By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK City officials again are looking for a volunteer. This time it is to serve as the voting member on the Highlands County Recreation and ParksA dvisory Committee. At the meeting Tuesday night it was announced there is a vacancy on the board representing the City of Charm. I have talked with different citizens o ver the past year and there is no interest on serving on this board, said Avon P ark Administrative Services Director Maria Sutherland. It takes place in S ebring at 2:00 in the afternoon so it is very difficult to get people to serve on that board. Resident Tim Devlin reportedly has offered to serve as an alternate member. S utherland said because she goes to all the RPAC meetings anyway, it would not be a hardship on her also to serve as the voting member. The meetings were characterized as easy going with thatb oard willing to help projects in any of the Highlands County communities. S he said the sessions are on the third Thursday of each month at the Highlands County Sports Complex. The meetings often are canceled because they dont have sufficient infor-m ation or agenda items, she said, M ayor Sharon Schuler took the opportunity to ask the media for assistance in getting the word out about this post and several other municipal committees that are looking for members. Anyone with interest in the post is askedt o call or stop by Avon Park City Hall. AP looking for RPAC representative NEWS-SUN


C M Y K a nd icy treats. Our problem has been that most every year it has rained early on, but it cleared up in time for the fireworks,T urner said. However, this year an event planner has contacted the Jaycees to increase the amount of activities in thep ark. Turner said those negotiations still are under way. To help fund the display, the Jaycees will be holding a benefit steak dinner to be held at 11 a.m. Bill Jarrett Ford, 1305 U.S. 27 on the north end of the city. A$12 donation will get a full meal includinga steak, baked potato, green beans, roll and sweet tea. It will be a great meal. We are getting the steaks through Cowpokes Watering Hole so you know its going to be good, said Jaycee VaniaW alters, who is handling the cookout. The goal each year is to serve up 400 meals, with patrons having the choice ofd ining in or carrying out. Each ticket also is good for a raffle, with prizes donated by Home Depot and Dunkin Donuts among others. e always have more room for prizes if businessesw ant to donate, Walters said. Those wanting tickets may g et them at Turner Furniture or Layes Tires in Avon Park. Tickets and additional information also may call Walters at 449-0452. Page A6News-SunWednesday, June 5, 2013www.newssun.com COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; june ads p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 5 2 2 U NIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 6/5/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 7 7 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 2 2 4 4 his crew flew 35 bombing missions over Germany, including the raid on Dresden that set off af irestorm that destroyed the city. The war began for Payne on Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, when he was a Universityo f Florida senior sitting on his porch in Gainesville and he heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor. Monday everybody h eaded for the recruiting office, said Payne, now 95. He joined the ArmyA ir Corps, becoming a nose turret gunner on B-17 and 24 bombers. D -Day began for Payne when he was awakened at 4 a.m. for final briefings. e knew this was going to be the big day, he said. I wasnt afraid. I knew I was going to come back, b ecause I had an angel on my shoulder The bombers took off at 6 a.m., their mission to soften German positionsb efore the infantry landed. I can remember getting o n the plane (a B-24 Payne said. I saw the invasion first h and. I had a birds eye view. I could see everyt hing boats and ships, the battleship Texass guns firing, shells going back a nd forth, the dunes covered with troops. It was unbelievable. I never saw so many planes. There were planes every-w here, above us, below us, on either side. You could have reached out and t ouched the next plane, they were so close together. It was like being in as warm of mosquitoes going every which way. Payne saw three separate mid-airc rashes, each killing everyone on board. D uring the first run at the target, things were so confused, Paynes planed id not drop its bombs. The second and third runs, h owever, were successful. D-Day bombing runs lasted from 35 to 40 minutes. According to the World War II Museum, more than3 00 bombers dropped more than 13,000 bombs on the N ormandy coast between dawn and dusk. Payne remembers the w ar with a certain fondness. He was a part of a t ight brotherhood and young although because he enlisted from college, n ot high school, at 24 he was considered an old man. e were just a bunch of kids. Abunch of teenagers. That whole dog-g one war was fought by teenagers, he said. Continued from A1 C ontinued from A1 Obituaries MARGARETMcGAHEE Margaret D. McGahee, 82, of Lake Placid died May 26, 2013. Born Jan. 1, 1931 in Bennetts Point, S.C., she was an entrepreneur and member of Greater Bethel AME Church. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Leroy McGahee Jr.; daughters, Carolyn M. (RayWilliams of Jacksonville, N. Jean (Ron Jacksonville, Debra W. (Curtis Birmingham, Ala., and L. Patrice (KevinAyala of Lake Placid; a son, Selvin C. McGahee; sisters, Pearl (Elwoodof Springfield Garden, N.Y., Maggie T. Smith of Lake Placid, Mamie Randolph of Charleston, S.C., Lillie M. (Samuel N.Y., and Loretta Dais of Brooklyn, N.Y; sister-in-law, Johnnie Mae Crenshaw of Lake Placid; 13 grandchildren and 11 greatgrandchildren. Celebration of Life will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 7 at the Greater Bethel AME Church. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8 at Action Revival Center, Lake Placid. Williams Funeral Home, Bartow, is in charge of arrangements. McGahee Jaycees plan fireworks fundraiser Leonard PayneWe were just a bunch of kids. A b unch of t eenagers. That w hole doggone w ar was fought by t eenagers. Payne has vivid memories of D-Day By SAMANTHAGHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING As the 20122013 school year comes toa close tomorrow, more changes can be expected for the Highlands County School District over the summer months. R ecent principals appointment throughout the county have taken place as well as some shuffling around at the district level. Deputy Superintendent R odney Hollinger stated via e-mail that some changes h ave occurred following the retirement of former Director of ElementaryP rograms Joyce McClelland. C urrent Kindergarten Learning Center Principal Andrew Lethbridge, who has been in the position since the schools openings ix years ago, has been named the Director of E lementary Programs following McClellands exit. Lethbridge is being r eplaced at the KLC by Avon Park High School A ssistant Principal Seth Lambert. Lethbridge will lead the e ffort to create a supportive, goal-driven elementary program for the 5,800 stud ents enrolled in Highlands Countys 10 elementary s chools. The mission of the department is to provide support and direction for the elementary programs in Highlands County through assisting our staff in meeting the needs of the students, parents, staff, ands chools in a cooperative professional manner Lethbridge will continue to head the curriculum that is known as the SunshineS tate/ Next Generation Standards, which were implemented recently as early as kindergarten in some school districts last year. T he courses of language arts, mathematics, science, s ocial studies, health, physical education, character education, and the arts ares ubject to be taught through integration. T he Director of Elementary Programs is capable of implementing the inclusion of assemblies, field trips, etc. at their dis-c retion at individual schools. H ollinger confirmed also that the ESE (Exceptional Student Education) has stat-e d an interested and formally requested additional ESE p re-kindergarten units. During comprehensive planning, several elemen-t ary schools requested additional Pre-K units based on expected need. The board w ill be considering this and other budgetary issues at a b udget workshop in June Hollinger said via e-mail. The date for the budget workshop has yet to be determined. M ore school district changes to come N ews-sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Work is almost finished on the Champion for Children Circle Theater in Sebring. Pat Leidel, board chairperson, hosted the theaters Blessing Ceremony Sunday. Senior Pastor A. C. Bryant gave the benediction. Close attention was paid to every detail, the goal always to create a stunning, sophisticated venue to enhance the countys perform-i ng arts. In a nod to history, the blessing took place 90 y ears to the day the Circle Theater originally opened as a movie house. Circle Theater almost complete Lethbridge named Director of Elementary Programs Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, June 5, 2013Page A7 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-190 IN RE: ESTATE OF RICHARD A. JOHNSTON, II Division: Probate Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Richard A. J ohnston, II, deceased, whose date of death was May 5, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 3990, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is June 5, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Virginia H. Johnston 243 Diane Lane Bolingbrook, Illinois 60440 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Charlotte Stone Charlotte C. Stone, Esq. Attorney for Virgina H. Johnston Florida Bar Number: 21297 STONE & WALDER, P.L. 3200 U.S. Hwy 27 S., Suite 304 Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: Charlotte@stoneandWalder.com June 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-201 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF PAUL N. SWEET Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of PAUL N. SWEET, deceased, whose date of death was April 2, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other pers ons 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 F IRST 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 May 29, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ David Neil Sweet DAVID NEIL SWEET Attorney 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 May 29; June 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA P ROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-199 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF FRANK B. PRESTON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of FRANK B. PRESTON, deceased, whose date of death was April 25, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 29, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Samuel D. Preston SAMUEL D. PRESTON Attorney 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 May 29; June 5, 2013 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of DigiDox Digital Documentation located at 4332 Lamancha Circle, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33872, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 1st day of June, 2013. Uscribe USA, Inc. June 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282012CA000768GCAXMX JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST BY PURCHASE FROM THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION, AS RECEIVER OF WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK F/K/A WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT O. WEAVER, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated May 23, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282012CA000768GCAXMX of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST BY PURCHASE FROM THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION, AS RECEIVER OF WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK F/K/A WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, is Plaintiff, and ROBERT O. WEAVER, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m., in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 26th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 29 AND THE EAST 1/2 OF LOT 30, IN BLOCK 3, OF ERIN PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 77, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida, this 24th day of May, 2013. ( CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) Robert W. Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to 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. PH #33029 June 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000088 SEC.: CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, v. OLIVER SCOTT BOND; LISA KAY BOND; AND ANY ANDALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THEHEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO, INC. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 22, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 28-2011-CA-000088 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 26th day of July, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: A PORTION OF BLOCK 42 OF THE REPLAT OF BLOCKS 41 THROUGH 44 OF DESOTO CITY, AS PER PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 74 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID BLOCK 42 AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY OF 7TH STREET SOUTH WITH THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF LAKE FRONT DRIVE; THENCE ALONG THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF LAKE FRONT DRIVE AND ALONG A CURVE TO THE LEFT AND CONCAVE TO THE EAST AND HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 826.59 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 09 DEGREES 23' 27'' AND A CHORD BEARING OF SOUTH 18 DEGREES 07' 57'' EAST, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 135.48 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE AND STILL ALONG SAID CURVE AND HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 826.59 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 03 DEGREES 08' 34'', AND A CHORD BEARING OF SOUTH 24 DEGREES 23' 58'' EAST, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 45.34 FEET TO A POINT OF TANGENCY; THENCE SOUTH 25 DEGREES 58' 15'' EAST STILL ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 53.79 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 75 DEGREES 14' 07'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 193.59 FEET; THENCE NORTH 41 DEGREES 10' 30'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 71.42 FEET; THENCE NORTH 66 DEGREES 03' 25'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 210.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Office of the Court Administrator 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830 Phone: (863 TDD: (863 Please contact 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. DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 23rd DAY OF MAY, 2013. By: /s/ Toni Kopp ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA June 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2010-CA-000569 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY AS TRUSTEE FOR THE RMAC TRUST, SERIES 2010-7T, Plaintiff vs. JULIANNE H. SINGLES and ROBERT L. SINGLES, ET AL., Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION TO: all unknown parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant who are unknown to be dead or alive whether said unknown are persons, heirs, devisees, grantees, or other claimants 2766 Duffer Road Sebring, Florida 33872 YOU ARE NOTIFIED than an action for foreclosure has been filed against you regarding the subject property with a legal description, to-wit: LOT 226, GOLF HAMMOCK UNIT III, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 14, PAGE 10, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Gary I. Gassel, Esquire, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 2191 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, Florida 34237 on or before the 26th day of June, 2013. and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Dated this 28th day of May, 2013. CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk June 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2010-CA-001331 FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION (``FNMA'' Plaintiff, vs. JORGE I. GOMEZ; MARIANELA GOMEZ A/K/A MARI GOMEZ/ BANKATLANTIC; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION #1; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION #2; IF LIVING, AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated May 23, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-001331 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff and JORGE I. GOMEZ are defendant(s MAINE, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., July 26, 2013, the following described p roperty as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: THE NORTH HALF OF LOT 2, IN BLOCK 217, OF PLACID LAKES SECTION TWENTY, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863 534-4690, within two (2 this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561 (561 10-200565 FC01 WCC June 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 12000940GCAXMX TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORP., P laintiff, vs. PAUL E. MOONEY A/K/A PAUL EDWARD MOONEY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PAUL E. MOONEY A/K/A PAUL EDWARD MOONEY; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, G RANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S ESTATES PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S SONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final S ummary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: LOT 3, BLOCK 1, ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES UNIT NO. 8, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 18, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A -1801 Azalea Terrace, Sebring, FL 33872 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 25th day of June, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 29th day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK 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( 800) 955-8770 (Florida 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. June 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 12000284GCAXMX M & T BANK, Plaintiff, vs. RICKY L. MCCRANIE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICKY L. MCCRANIE; KARYN A. MCCRANIE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KARYN A. MCCRANIE; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S CEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S LANDS PARK ESTATES ASSOCIATION, INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S ING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: LOTS 30, 31 AND 32, BLOCK 16, HIGHLANDS P ARK ESTATES SECTION E, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 87, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A -265 Marshall Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 25th day of June, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 29th day of May, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK 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 (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. 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C M Y K Page A8News-SunWednesday, June 5, 2013www.newssun.com NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER AMENDMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RULE 5.30, CODE OF CONDUCT AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that The School Board of Highlands County is developing an amendment to rule 5.30, Code of Conduct. The Board will discuss/approve future plans to amend the rule at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. in the Board Meeting R oom, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. If requested by an affected person in writing within 14 days of the date of this notice, a rule development workshop will be noticed in a local newspaper. The request must be submitted to Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose and effect of the proposed amendment is to modify the Code of Conduct to update in accordance with annual review and implement statutory changes and other corrective measures as deemed necessary. The following topics will be amended: 1. Student Dress Code (p.17 (1j jewelry, buttons or any other items (including tattoos) with words, phrases, symbols, pictures, patches or graphics which are indecent, distractive or disruptive to the learning environment. This includes anything that is hazardous, offensive or suggestive. Paragraph (1h its entirety 2. Corporal Punishment (p.20 dents may not participate in or attend any school-sponsored activity the day they receive corporal punishment. 3. Alcoholic Beverages, Drugs, (p.31): 1. Possession i) K-2 and any other synthetic compound used in an attempt to obtain an altered state of consciousness. 4. Tobacco (p.32): c) Possessing or using electronic cigarettes/nicotine delivery systems. 4. Electronic Communications (p.33 tronic Device use by a student during an unauthorized time will result in the teacher or administ rator directing the student to to turn off the device and to put it away. Administration will be notified by referral. Repeated use of an electronic device may result in an administrator confiscating the device and returning it to the parent after a parent/administrator conference. Any failure to comply with a directive by a teacher or administrator for the student to shut off and put away the device shall result in a referral for Defiance of Authority. 5. Other Dangerous Objects (p.38 Airsoft guns are added to the list of prohibited dangerous objects. The specific legal authority includes Article IX Section 4(b State of Florida; Sections 1001.32, 1001.41, 1001.43, 1006.07, 1006.15, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendent=s office, George Douglass Administration Building (Attn. Connie Scobey Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, BY: Wally Cox, Superintendent & ex officio secretary June 5, 2013 Notice is hereby given that Downtown Mini Storage LLC will sell at public auction at 195 S. Railroad Ave., Avon Park, Florida 33825 at 1:00 P.M. Saturday 15th June 2013 to the highest bidder. Items held for Shiretta Moses: vacuum, suitcase, kids electric trike, child seat, boxes & bags of unknown contents. Items held for Rhonda Washington: sombrero, boys bike, instrument cases, bed frame, fishing rod, cooler, boxes & bags of unknown contents. Items held for Kicha Hester: pool ladder, Christmas tree, 2 coolers, cabinet, golf clubs, fan, boxes and bags of unknown contents. Items held for Brittany Wall: 2 strollers, couch, lamp, tv table, ladder, nightstand, wicker end table, clothing, porch table. June 2, 5, 2013 NOTICE OF SUSPENSION TO: Robert K. Gooch Case No: 201301833 A Notice of Suspension to suspend your license and eligibility for licensure has been filed against you. You have the right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, by mailing a request for same to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, Post Office Box 3168, Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3168. If a request for hearing is not received by 21 days from the date of the last publication, the right to hearing in this matter will be waived and the Department will dispose of this cause in accordance with law. June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-165 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF PHYLLIS M. YEREANCE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Phyllis M. Yereance, deceased, whose date of death was January 21, 2013, 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 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 p ersons 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. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, June 5, 2013Page A9 Contact UsBy Phone(863By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/ YAMAHA 1996125cc. $800 or will trade for car. 757-506-4730 2006 SUZUKIGSXR 600 18,600 MILES, Excellent Condition. All New Parts. $3900 OBO Call For Details 863-835-0091 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 TransportationGREAT AMERICANFOOSBALL TABLE. Excel cond. Commercial Quality Dimensions: 55-3/4"x28-1/4"x34-1/4". Weight 190lbs. Convenient ball return at opponents goal. High performance polypropylene figures for breakage resistance ABS injected legs with individual leg levelers. Easy set up with standard tools. Medium size handle grips with solid chrome rods 3/4" MDF and attractive oak veneer. Made in the USA located in Lake Placid, Fl. Local pick up or buyer to make all arrangements for packing, pick up and shipping. Posted with eBay Mobile. 305-588-9303 8350Sporting GoodsBOAT MOTOR2001 Johnson 9.9hp. Long shaft. Elec. start. $750 Firm. Call 609-540-4170 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies SEBRING *ESTATE SALE ENTIRE CONTENTS OF HOUSE Sat, June 7, 8am 3pm & Sun, June 8, 12 pm 3pm. 209 Rail Ave. SEBRING *ESTATESALE 208 Sportsman Ave. Take Golfview from US 27 (at Inn on the Lakes quick left on Lakeside, right on Medina, right on Sportsman. Please be courteous of the neighbors and do not block driveways or park on their lawns. Rain or Shine! Fri, Sat & Sun, June 7, 8 & 9, 8AM4PM. Cut and etched antique stemware, Shelley Lily of the Valley pin dishes (2 sets of dishes; Germany Selb Bavaria, Japan, Royal Victoria dessert set, seafoam lunch dishes w/ mugs, antique Griswald waffle maker (1880 crimper, working cabinet clock chimes on hr., silverplate and sterling pieces, lg. electric coffee pot/server in working condition, silverplate espresso set, apertifs, miniature saucers, rectangular wood table, solid cherry Willet sideboard. coffee table and bureau. Painted cottage bureau, La-Z-Boy camel recliner, wooden towel / quilt stands, lamps, sm. marble tables. 3 Eastlake chairs, unique coat racks, dbl bed, oil paintings, brightly colored round and rectangular table linens. Kenmore red cookware, kitchen glass, large set everyday glassware. Christmas dishes, food choppers, Ladies purses and hats and X-Lg. plus/tall ladies clothing. Fans, books, weed eater, hedge trimmer, garden hoses, Admiral washer & dryer, redwood furn. No Early Sales Please www.estatesales.net Donna Collins Estate Sales LAKE PLACIDFri. Sat. 8 2pm. 620 CR 29. Moving Sale! Furn., single mattress set, TV's, area rugs, Seadoo & more! ESTATE SALEConducted By~ TRANSITIONS NOW LLC 1 782 Ridge St. Jackson Heights, Sebring Fri. June 7th & Sat. June 8th Bedroom furniture, living room, lamps, Commercial Hobart meat slicer, grinder, yard tools, tables, cookware, ovenware, Glassware, patio furniture, table saw, Depression glass, Roseville, quilt rack, full length stand alone mirror, gas grill, bookcase, antique clock, Edelstein china (longview pattern accent chairs, drop leaf table, wash stand, rockers, utility trailer, loads of stuff for everyone! 7320Garage &Yard Sales VCR TAPESApprox. 45 Assorted! Suspense, Comedy, Horror etc. All Good. $15. 863-402-2285 UPRIGHT VACUUMBAGLESS Completely Reconditioned. 30 Day Guarantee! $25. 863-402-2285 POWER INVERTER,350 watt. New. $20. Call 863-441-4418 PORTABLE TREESTAND w/hand climber. $50. Call 609-540-4170. MOUTAIN BIKE/ Men's 26 Inch / 18 Speed / Good Condition. $40. 863-402-2285 ELECTRIC WEEDWACKERS $10 EACH. 863-386-0873. COLEMAN LANTERNS(4 MANTLE. All 4 for $40. Will separate. 863-402-2285 7310Bargain BuysMAYTAG WASHER& SEARS DRYER. $250 for BOTH or $150 for the Washer a nd $125. for the Dryer. OBO Call 863-202-6048 7300Miscellaneous 7000 M erchandiseAVON PARKFemale Roommate to share a 3 bedroom house. $450/mo. Call 863-449-0118. 6450R oommates Wanted SUN NLAKES 2/1, 1 Car garage, Fenced Yard. Central Air. $600/mo. 917-657-3701. SEBRING ** COTTAGE * 1BR / 1BA, Carport, Nice,Private Woodlawn area. Air & Heat, W/D hookup. No Pets. Lawn Service included. $400/mo. plus $300 security deposit. Call 863-465-9100 LAKE PLACID3/1 Remodeled home in Country Setting. Large fenced yard w/detached 20 x 20 metal building. $795/mo. + $500 deposit. Call 863-243-4580 AVON PARKLakes Estate 3/3, wood fenced back yard, .02 miles walking distance to lake. 4.5 miles to 27 North. $650/mo. + dep. Limited pets. 865-207-8279 or 863-257-5432. 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. plus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses B EAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING2BR/1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping. RENTED! AVON PARKNEW MGR'S SPECIAL 2/2 $500, 1BR $400, EFF. $300 No Pets. Incl. WSG and W/D 863-449-0195 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953RELAX ATLake Isis Villas** Luxurious ** 1 BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsAVON PARKBeautiful Lake View. 2BR/1BA. Includes Water & Garbage. Washer & Dryer connection. Safe neighborhood. Dead End St. Pets allowed. No Pitt Bulls. $450 + Deposit. 863-453-4914 or 863-414-2871 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals SEBRING MUST SEE Corner Lot Doublewide, 55 + Community. 2br, 2ba, 2 C-port. Screen room, storage shed / work space w/ A/C, Lots of amenities, CAH. Owner Financed. Pets OK. Fully Furnished. 863-402-1959 NEW PALMHARBOR MOBILE CONDO $39,900 http://www.palmharbor.com/modelcenter/plantcity/ John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 M obile Homes 4000 Real Estate SIGN/GRAPHICS BUSINESS FOR SALE. Includes: Equipment/Inventory/Bucket Truck. Owner relocating. $35K. Call 863-873-1181 or 863-452-5668. BEAUTY SALONFOR SALE SEBRING. 2 Stations / Good Condition. For More Information Call Gail at 863-402-2230 or 863-471-3658 3050BusinessOpportunities 3000 F inancialSPANISH INSTRUCTOR(FT Application deadline: 6/20/13. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132. EA/EO RN NEEDFOR DIALYSIS UNIT. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING Everett Hurst and Daniel Simons were the winning pitchers Monday night as Publix and Pool Paradise, respectively, rode their arms to Dixie Boys City Tournament wins. In Hursts outing, he was matched up against Glisson starter Kyle Helms and the two would match scoreless innings for the first two. The Glissons bats would s cratch for two in the third, however, though Publix answered right back with two of their own in the bottom of the frame to keep the score even between the two evenly matched squads. Helms gave way to reliever Seth Cannady and Publix got to him with one more run in the bottom of the fourth to edge in front 3-2. That would hold into the sixth when Hurst reached the p itch limit of 95 pitches and T rey Thomas was brought on in relief to get the final out of the inning. And it was in the bottom of the inning when Publix would break it open, scoring three times in the forms of Brendan Doty, Jay Bible and Luis Lugo. Thomas then held the lead and got through the seventh, striking out two, to secure the win and move Publix on to the title game. This was a total team effort, head coach Andrew Bible said. We hit well as a team, made some key plays defensively and Everett pitched a great game, along with Trey. When youve got two teams as evenly matched as we are, it is going to come down to which team makes fewer mistakes, he continued. Tonight, we had the least number of mistakes. Hurst totaled nine strike outs in his five innings of work, Thomas had three in an inning and a third, while Cannady fanned seven in three innings. Publix moved on to face Pool Paradise, the number one seed all season long, who was finally back to near full strength in their 9-3 win over Avon Parks Delaney squad. Matching up on the mound were Simons and Delaneys Anthony Torres. Abit of wildness early put Hunter Martinez and recently activated Trey Frazier on via walks, and an errant throw ona steal brought Martinez in and moved Frazier to third. AJustin Bickman grounder soon brought Frazier home for a 2-0 lead after one. In the top of the third, Delaneys loaded the bases SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Wednesday, June 5, 2013 NASCAR This WeekPAGEB3 News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN Firemen base runner Drew Smith dives back, but Pool Paradises Shawn Algate applied the t ag on this successful pick off Monday night in Dixie Ozone City Tournament action at Max L ong. By LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Monday night kicked off the start of the Dixie Youth Baseball City T ournament at the Max Long Recreational Complex with all four fields filled with action. Taking up one of those slots was the matchup between Pool Paradise and Firemen which, despite some lateinning rallying, saw a 7-5 win for Pool Paradise. The Firemen struggled against starting Pool Paradise pitcher Drew Morris in the top of the first, putting no press ure on the board before the team took their first at-bat of the night. Alternatively, Pool Paradise was able to find some gaps to take a commanding 4-0 lead. Leading off the efforts was Desmond Gaines and Morris, who reached before Kamiron Taylor would rip a double to score the first run of the night. Norris and Taylor would also find their way to home, with a bunt from Clayton Osha causing a little chaos on the field to score Zach Doorlag for the fourth run. The Firemen were able to c reep in on this lead in the top of the second as a JC Firemen unable to hose down Pool Paradise See DIXIE, Page B4 News-Sun photos by DAN HOEHNE Above: Alex Colon drives this pitch into right for a two-run single in Pool Paradises 9-3, City Tournament win over Delaneys Monday night. Below: Daniel Simons pitched well and h elped his own cause with a towering home run Monday for Pool Paradise. Pool Paradise, Publix advance See BOYS, Page B4 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Davaris Faulk made his decision official Tuesday morning, signing a football scholarship to attend Graceland University. B y DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING The options were siftedt hrough, debated upon and a decision was made as Sebrings Davaris Faulk signed on the dotted lineT uesday morning, accepting a football scholarship f rom Graceland University in Lamoni, I owa. The Yellow Jackets, of t he Heart of America Athletic Conference, were one of a few choices Faulk had, including Ohio schools Heidelberg University and Hiram College. But in the end, Graceland felt more familiar. There are a lot of Highlands County people going to school there, Faulk said. Some people I know, some people Ive played against. I think that will make it feel almost like a home away from home. Four area players are currently listed on the Yellow Jacket roster, including Avon Parks David Edmondson, Lake WalesEddie Chadwick, Mulberrys Stanly Burch and Bookers Deontae Brown. Athree-year varsity player for the Blue Streaks, Faulk saw time at quarterback, running back and linebacker, but will see himself focused on the defensive side of the ball at Graceland. Which is fine with him, as he is anxious just to have the opportunity. I really didnt ev en realize it might be possible until the end of mys ophomore year, Faulk said. To have the chance to continue to play, and get my education paidf or He plans to study P hysical Therapy and Sport Medicine, and k nows it will take hard work and discipline both i n the classroom and on the field. But Faulk is no stranger to that. s put the work in and is ready to take it to another level, Sebring head coach LaVaar Scott said. We always stress that you need to take care of academics and he fell a little behind at one point. But hes done the work and took care of things. s got a good head on his shoulders and has always been one of our main leaders, Scott continued. And with this, he took his time, looked over all his opportunities and found what would be the best fit for him. The Yellow Jackets are coming off a 5-6 season, 4-5 in conference play, and have a host of new recruits coming in. Meaning, the chance for time on the field is there, but wont come easy. I know Ill have the chance to play my first year, but will have to grind, grind, grind, Faulk said. But this part is finally over with, and now Im just ready to go. Faulk is going to Graceland Im just ready to go. DAVARISFAULK G raceland signee By LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun correspondentThe River Greens Golf Club of Avon Park was filled with young Sertoma talent this weekend as the course played host to the 44th annual Bagwell Junior Invitational. Rounding out the overall competition was Kendall Griffin and Jake Kevorkian, sweeping up victories with two-day scores of 147 and 149, respectively. Neither of these battles were easily won, however. Giving Griffin a run for her money was Lorez Perez, who fell just one shot shy of challenging Griffins title. In the Boysdivision, Blake Dyer had the lead after Saturdays round before Kevorkian would charge ahead, dropping ten strokes for Sundays score. This left Dryer with the Boys15-16 division title, followed by Greyson Porter with a 147 and Matt Anderson with a 153. This also meant a division title for Perez, with Amanda Gartrell taking second and carding a 156. There was still much action going sound the course as Jared Wright and Andrew Penn fought toe-to-toe in the Boys17-18 group, both totaling a 163 for the tournament. Amatch of cards granted Wright the win, putting Penn in second place and Alexander Kaladi in third. The 12-14 boys was led by Colin Kresls 148, with Jonathan Cachon and Nicholas Badyna trailing close behind. Last but not least, Ashley Managan took the girls15 and over title with her score of 158, just three strokes under second-place winner Mikaela Thibodeau. The 2013 Sertoma Junior Golf Tour now sets to get underway with its first event of the summer season. The young linksters will take part in J.W. McFarling Junior Golf Classic at the SpringLake Golf Resort beginning Monday, June 10 and winding up the following day. Tee times are set for 8:30 a.m. each day. Griffin, Kevorkian top Bagwell


C M Y K H ill Gustat Basketball CampSEBRING Hill Gustat Middle School will be hosting a youth, summer basketball camp from Monday, June 10, through Friday, June 14. The camp will cater to players ranging from those who have just completed their 2nd grade year, to those who have just finished their 8th grade year. There will be two sessions each day. The 2nd through 5th grade campers will camp from 9 a.m.-Noon, and 6th through 8th grade students from 1-4 p.m. This camp is for playersof all ability and experience levels. HGMS Athletic Director and basketball coach Nick Brooks and his staff will be utilizing the latest coaching techniques toa ssist players in taking their games to the n ext level. All players must carry a 2.0 grade point average to be eligible to attend the camp, and a copy of each players most recent report card must be supplied on the first day of the camp. If you are interested in participating, please contact Coach Brooks at brooks n@highlands.k12.fl.us ,or call 850-3228398. The fee for this camp is $60, and the deadline to register is Thursday, June6. Sebring Cheer ClinicSEBRING Sebring High School Cheerleading Clinic will be from 3-5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, June 1013, at the Sebring High School gym. Ages: four years through eighth grade. Each day will have a different theme: Crafts/Fun/Cheers. Come out and join the fun! B e taught cheers and chants by our nationally ranked and four-time state championship team perform at our SHS Home Football Game at 6 p.m., Friday, O ct. 4.APHS Cheer ClinicAVONPARK The Avon Park High S chool Cheerleading Clinic will be held Monday-Thursday, June 10-13, from 8 a.m.-Noon each day in the high school gym. The clinic is open to ages 4 through 8th grade and the cost is $40, with second child in family at $20. Lunch is provided and all participants will receive a clinic T-shirt and will be invited to peform at the Red Devils first home football game. For more information, contact coach Rose Kirby or Tammy Williams.SHS SwimSEBRING Sebring High School will be offering swimming lessons with four sessions to choose from. The first session begins Monday, June 2 and runs through Friday, June 21. The second session runs from June 24July 5, the third session July 8-July 19 and the fourth from July 22-August 2. Registrations are being taken at the front office of Sebring High School during the day from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., where office secretaries will be able to sign you up. Emails can also be sent to catonp@highlands.k12.fl.us. The Sebring High School pool is currently open Monday through Friday from 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3 p.m. Additional hours will be added once school is out for the summer. Cost is $2 per swimmer, and family passes are available at $50 for first family member and $15 for each additional. Water aerobics are also underway, meeting on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at $2 per class. Those with a summer pass can take the class for $1 per. Sebring Summer Swim Program The Summer Swim Program will again offer four (4 Each will last two weeks and the swim class meets each weekday, Monday through Friday. The Program will offer eight (8 of instruction: Adult Beginner: Adults Only. For the novice-no experience necessary. Parent and Tot: Water Orientation. Mother/Father must participate with child. (6 months to 2 years of age.) Level I: Introduction to Water Skills. Students first water orientation without Mother/Father. Part A--Preschool Aquatics (2-4 years of age) Part B-School Age (4-5 years of age Level II: Fundamental Aquatic Skills. Students do not need Mother/Father in pool. (4-5 years of age. Level III: Stroke Development. Students must be comfortable in water. Level IV:Stroke Improvement. Students must be able to swim 10 yards, do a front dive, and float on their backs. Level V:Stroke Refinement. Students must be able to swim 50 yards, tread water 30 seconds, and elementary back stroke 25 yards. Level VI:Part APersonal Water Safety/Diving Fundamentals. Students must be able to swim 100 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, backstroke 100 yards. Will learn basics of diving. Part B Fitness Swimmer/Diving Fundamentals. Students will learn necessary skills to make swimming part of their exercise program. Will learn basics of d iving. There will be a $50 fee for the twoweek session and students will be enrolled on a first come, first serve basis. For questions, call 471-5500, ext. 229, or 381-7092 and leave a message for Ms. Pat.E lks GolfS EBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, June 3, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $25, which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on 863 471-3295. Check in not later than 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop.S FSC Volleyball CampsAVON PARK Lady Panther V olleyball is again offering summer camps, both indoor and out on the sand courts, for players from Grade 6 and up who wish to learn the game and sharpen t heir skills for the upcoming fall seasons. For the indoor camps, there will be five d ifferent four-day sessions to choose f rom, with separate times for those from grades 6-8 and those from grades 9-12. The first indoor session runs MondayThursday, June 10-13, with the younger players meeting from 9:30 a.m.-Noon each day, and the older campers meeting from 1:30-4 p.m. The remaing four sessions will run June 17-20, June 24-27, July 8-11 and July 1518, with the same time frames. Cost is $100 per session, or $30 per daily session. Out on the sand volleyball courts at SFSC, there will be five Friday sessions, meeting from 9:30-11:30 each day, with a total cost of $125, or $30 per daily session. The meeting dates for the sand camp are Fridays June 14, 21, 28, July 12 and 19. For both indoor and sand camps, there is a limit of 20 athletes per session. For more information, contact Lady Panther head coach Kim Crawford at Kimberly.Crawford@southflorida.edu or (863Heartland Football CampSEBRING The 2013 Heartland Football Camp will kick off on Friday, July 5, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Highlands County Sports Complex in Sebring. The camp is for players from grades 412, as of the fall of 2013, with a cost of $35 per camper. Football fundamentals, speed and agility training, character development and guest speakers will make up the day, headed by Blue Streak head coach LaVaar Scott and assistants Mike Avirett and Princeton Harris. Former Miami Hurricanes and South Florida Bulls players and coaches on hand, along with many more college standouts that will be coaching the campers. Cost of the camp instruction as well as insurance, lunch, camp T-shirt, awards and gifts. Cash and/or checks are accepted, with checks made out to Wings of Faith Christian Worship Center, with check memo reading Mary Toney Hope Foundation. For more information, contact Coach Scott at 214-3880, LaV39@yahoo.com or Coach Avirett at 381-4098, or Coach Harris at 381-8898.Beach VolleyballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAwill be hosting a 4 vs 4 Beach Volleyball Tournament Saturday, June 8, at 10 a.m. at Don Jose's Mexican Restaraunt. Ages 16 and up. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers. Questions call 382-9622. CONFERENCE FINALS(BEST-OF-7; X-IF NECESSARY)EASTERN CONFERENCEMIAMI 4, INDIANA 3 Wednesday, May 22: Miami 103, Indiana 102, OT Friday, May 24: Indiana 97, Miami 93 Sunday, May 26: Miami 114, Indiana 96 Tuesday, May 28: Indiana 99, Miami 92 Thursday, May 30: Miami 90, Indiana 79 Saturday, June 1: Indiana 91, Miami 77 Monday, June 3: Miami 99,Indiana 76WESTERN CONFERENCESAN ANTONIO 4, MEMPHIS 0 Sunday, May 19: San Antonio 105, Memphis 83 Tuesday, May 21: San Antonio 93, Memphis 89, OT Saturday, May 25: San Antonio 104, Memphis 93, OT Monday, May 27: San Antonio 93, Memphis 86NBA FINALSMIAMI VS. SAN ANTONIO Thursday, June 6: San Antonio at Miami, 9 p.m. Sunday, June 9: San Antonio at Miami, 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 11: Miami at San Antonio 9 p.m. Thursday, June 13: Miami at San Antonio, 9 p.m. x-Sunday, June 16: Miami at San Antonio, 8 p.m. x-Tuesday, June 18: San Antonio at Miami, 9 p.m. x-Thursday, June 20: San Antonio at Miami, 9 p.m.CONFERENCE FINALS(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEBoston 2, Pittsburgh 0 Saturday: Boston 3, Pittsburgh 0 Monday, June 3: Boston 6, Pittsburgh 1 Wednesday, June 5: Pittsburgh at Boston, 8 p.m. Friday, June 7: Pittsburgh at Boston, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, June 9: Boston at Pittsburgh,8 p.m. x-Tuesday, June 11: Pittsburgh at Boston, TBD x-Wednesday, June 12: Boston at Pittsburgh, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCEChicago 2, Los Angeles 0 Saturday: Chicago 2, Los Angeles 1 Sunday, June 2: Chicago 4, Los Angeles2 Tuesday, June 4: Chicago at Los Angeles, late Thursday, June 6: Chicago at Los Angeles, 9 p.m. x-Saturday, June 8: Los Angeles at Chicago, 8 p.m. x-Monday, June 10: Chicago at Los Angeles, 9 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 12: Los Angeles at Chicago, TBDAMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston3523.603 Baltimore3225.5612.5 New York3225.5612.5 Tampa Bay3125.5543 Toronto2433.42110.5 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit3025.545 Cleveland3027.5261 Minnesota2529.4634.5 Chicago2431.4366 Kansas City2331.4266.5 West Division WLPctGB Texas3521.625 Oakland3524.5931.5 Los Angeles2533.43111 Seattle2533.43111 Houston2137.36215 ___ Sundays Games Tampa Bay 11, Cleveland 3 Baltimore 4, Detroit 2 Minnesota 10, Seattle 0 Texas 3, Kansas City 1 Houston 5, L.A. Angels 4 Oakland 2, Chicago White Sox 0 Boston 3, N.Y. Yankees 0, 6 innings Toronto 7, San Diego 4, 11 innings Mondays Games N.Y. Yankees 7, Cleveland 4 Oakland 10, Milwaukee 2 Houston 2, L.A. Angels 1 Seattle 4, Chicago White Sox 2 Tuesdays Games Cleveland at N.Y. Yankees, late Tampa Bay at Detroit, late Texas at Boston, late Baltimore at Houston, late Minnesota at Kansas City, late Oakland at Milwaukee, late Chicago Cubs at L.A. Angels, late Chicago White Sox at Seattle, late Toronto at San Francisco, late Wednesdays Games Cleveland (Kluber 3-3. Yankees (Sabathia 5-4 Oakland (Colon 6-2 (Gallardo 4-5 Chicago White Sox (Axelrod 3-4 Seattle (Iwakuma 6-1 Toronto (Dickey 4-7 (Zito 4-3 Chicago Cubs (Garza 1-0) at L.A. Angels (Vargas 5-3), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Cobb 6-2) at Detroit (Fister 5-2), 7:08 p.m. Texas (Ogando 4-2) at Boston (Lackey 3-5), 7:10 p.m. Baltimore (F.Garcia 2-2) at Houston (Keuchel 2-2 Minnesota (Walters 2-0) at Kansas City (Guthrie 5-3NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta3522.614 Washington2829.4917 Philadelphia2830.4837.5 New York2232.40711.5 Miami1642.27619.5 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis3819.667 Cincinnati3622.6212.5 Pittsburgh3523.6033.5 Chicago2332.41814 Milwaukee2135.37516.5 West Division WLPctGB Arizona3225.561 San Francisco3027.5262 Colorado3028.5172.5 San Diego2631.4566 Los Angeles2432.4297.5 ___ Sundays Games Miami 11, N.Y. Mets 6 Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 4, 11 innings Philadelphia 7, Milwaukee 5 Atlanta 6, Washington 3 San Francisco 4, St. Louis 2 Arizona 8, Chicago Cubs 4 Colorado 7, L.A. Dodgers 2 Toronto 7, San Diego 4, 11 innings Mondays Games Philadelphia 7, Miami 2 Cincinnati 3, Colorado 0 Atlanta 7, Pittsburgh 2 Oakland 10, Milwaukee 2 St. Louis 7, Arizona 1 L.A. Dodgers 2, San Diego 1 Tuesdays Games Miami at Philadelphia, late N.Y. Mets at Washington, late Colorado at Cincinnati, late Pittsburgh at Atlanta, late Oakland at Milwaukee, late Arizona at St. Louis, late Chicago Cubs at L.A. Angels, late San Diego at L.A. Dodgers, late Toronto at San Francisco, late Wednesdays Games Pittsburgh (W.Rodriguez 6-3) at Atlanta (Teheran 3-2), 12:10 p.m. Miami (Ja.Turner 1-0) at Philadelphia (Hamels 1-9 Oakland (Colon 6-2 (Gallardo 4-5 Toronto (Dickey 4-7 (Zito 4-3 Chicago Cubs (Garza 1-0) at L.A. Angels (Vargas 5-3), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Gee 3-6ashington (Haren 4-6 Colorado (Garland 3-6 (Cueto 3-0 Arizona (Miley 3-5) at St. Louis (J.Kelly 0-2), 8:15 p.m. San Diego (Marquis 6-2 Dodgers (Kershaw 5-3NATIONAL CONFERENCECentral Division WLTPctPFPA Chicago650.545605597 San Antonio550.500434464 Iowa470.364526529 West Division WLTPctPFPA Arizona1010.909743525 Spokane830.727737593 San Jose730.700520499 Utah460.400510510AMERICAN CONFERENCESouth Division WLTPctPFPA Jacksonville830.727590494 Tampa Bay740.636639590 New Orleans280.200415586 Orlando280.200499600 Eastern Division WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia550.500588525 Pittsburgh370.300393531 Cleveland280.200447603 ___ Saturdays Games Arizona 64, Philadelphia 57 Jacksonville 70, Pittsburgh 48 Chicago 63, Orlando 55 New Orleans 69, Cleveland 40 Tampa Bay 65, Iowa 62 Spokane 75, San Jose 45 Mondays Games San Antonio 42, Utah 41 Friday, June 7 Iowa at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8 New Orleans at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Orlando at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Utah at Chicago, 8 p.m. Arizona at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Jacksonville at Spokane, 10 p.m. Pittsburgh at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Atlanta301.000 Chicago301.000 Indiana11.5001.5 New York11.5001.5 Washington11.5001.5 Connecticut12.3332WESTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Minnesota101.000 Los Angeles11.500.5 San Antonio11.500.5 Seattle11.500.5 Phoenix02.0001.5 Tulsa04.0002.5 ___ Sundays Games Atlanta 73, Washington 63 Chicago 92, Tulsa 71 Seattle 75, Phoenix 72 Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Games No games scheduled Wednesdays Games Indiana at New York, 11 a.m.BASEBALLMLBSuspended St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina for one-game for making contact with umpire Mike Everitt on Sunday. American League CHICAGO WHITE SOXReinstated INF Gordon Beckham from the 15-day DL. Designated INF Tyler Greene for assignment. DETROIT TIGERSDesignated OF Quintin Berry for assignment. MINNESOTA TWINSDesignated LHP Tyler Robertson for assignment. Selected the contract of OF Clete Thomas from Rochester (IL NEW YORK YANKEESReinstated LHP Andy Pettitte from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Brennan Boesch to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL TORONTO BLUE JAYSOptioned RHP Mickey Storey to Buffalo (IL National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKSAssigned RHP Randall Delgado to Reno (PCL ATLANTA BRAVESTraded 3B Juan Francisco to Milwaukee for LHP Tom Keeling, and assigned Keeling to Mississippi (SL LOS ANGELES DODGERSRecalled OF Yasiel Puig from Chattanooga (SL MIAMI MARLINSDesignated LHP Wade LeBlanc for assignment. Optioned OF Jordan Brown to New Orleans (PCL from the 60-day DL. Recalled LHP Edgar Olmos from Jacksonville (SL MILWAUKEE BREWERSAcquired 3B Juan Francisco from Atlanta for LHP Thomas Keeling. Recalled INF Scooter Gennett from Nashville (PCL INF Alex Gonzalez. Optioned RHP Mike Fiers to Nashville. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIESActivated OF Michael Young from the bereavement list. Sent INF Michael Martinez to Lehigh Valley (IL PITTSBURGH PIRATESRecalled RHP Jared Hughes from Indianapolis (IL Selected the contract of RHP Ryan Reid from Indianapolis. Placed RHP Jeanmar Gomez on the 15-day DL and RHP Phil Irwin on the 60-day DL. Optioned OF Alex Presley to Indianapolis.FOOTBALLNational Football League DALLAS COWBOYSSigned TE Dante Rosario. Released TE Paul Freedman. DETROIT LIONSReleased DB Lionel Smith. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSRe-signed OL R.J. Mattes. NEW YORK GIANTSSigned WR Keith Carlos. PITTSBURGH STEELERSSigned RB Le'Veon Bell and LB Jarvis Jones to four-year contracts. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERSSigned S Raymond Ventrone to a two-year contract. Waived FB Jason Schepler. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERSNamed Nelson Luis director of communications.HOCKEYNational Hockey League CHICAGO BLACKHAWKSAgreed to terms with G Antti Raanta on a oneyear contract. DETROIT RED WINGSAssigned D Danny DeKeyser to Grand Rapids (AHL MONTREAL CANADIENSAnnounced they will not renew the contract of goaltender coach Pierre Groulx.COLLEGEBIG TEN CONFERENCEAnnounced it is adding mens and womens lacrosse asa varsity sport in 2015. Admitted Johns Hopkins as an affiliate member for mens lacrosse. CULVER-STOCKTONNamed Mike Warren mens volleyball coach. EAST CAROLINASigned football coach Ruffin McNeill to a three-year extension through the 2017 season. HOUSTONNamed Dallas Blacklock director of high school football relations and Tory Teykl associate director of football operations. SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD N N B B A A P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p . m m . San Antonio at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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C M Y K June 51911 Bostons Smoky Joe Wood struck out three Chicago White Sox pinch hitters in the ninth to preserve a 5-4 win. 1955 New Yorks Mickey Mantle hit a home run off Chicagos Billy Pierce that traveled an estimated 550 feet. The ball cleared the leftfield upper deck at Comiskey Park. 1989 The Blue Jays lost their debut in the SkyDome as Glenn Braggs hit a two-run homer to lead the Milwaukee Brewers past Toronto 5-3. The $375 million complex featured a $100 million, foursection, retractable roof. 1997 Alex Rodriguez of the Mariners became the first Seattle player to hit for the cycle in a nine-inning game. He completed the cycle with a double in the ninth of a 14-6 win at Detroit. 2006 Cincinnatis Ken Griffey, Jr., homered twice at the new Busch Stadium in St. Louis, to tie Fred McGriffs major league record of connecting in 43 different stadiums. Crenshaw RBI brought in Jorge Martinez to put the score at 4-1. This would be the only run to cross the plate in the second inning. Norris and Taylor made their way around the bases once again along with the likes of Shawn Algate in the bottom of the third to add three more runs for Pool Paradise. The Firemen offense woke u p the bats in the fourth as t hey threatened Pool Paradises lead once again. Drew Smith and Martinez led off with a walk and a single, respectively, before Crenshaw would clear the bases and score himself in one swift motion with a shot to r ight field that frazzled the Pool Paradise defense. Ty Martz followed up by reaching first base and was later brought home by a John Speigel RBI to bring the Pool Paradise lead down to only two runs. This 7-5 score would end up being the final outcome as the final out was made, advancing Pool Paradise along in the winners bracket. All year we have been battling with each other, we always play a great game with Firemen, explained Pool Paradise coach Austin Gaines. I am sure we will see each other again down the road and it will be another tough battle. They are a well coached teama nd good kids. Gaines then went on to explain that, at this age level, the boys are only allowed to pitch two innings, at which point they must be relieved by the next pitcher. e did pretty good only having three pitchers on a young team. On both teams you can see that pitching is big, but we did well. This was not the only rallying going on, however, as across the complex, Elite Plumbing took on the secondseed Elks team with a losing season hanging over their heads. I f there was a time to step up, this would be the game and that is just what Elite Plumbing did. It was a game of neck-andneck as the two teams struggled to hold on to a solid leadt hroughout the night. The last inning saw a tie score of 5-5 as the Elks went to bat. Capitalizing on the opportunity, three Elks managed to load the bases before a passed ball would bring in the goahead run. That goes to show you the heart of these kids, said Elks head coach Hector Rivera. They come out to play and really that is all you can do: come out, try your best, and whatever happens, happens. Of the rally, Rivera added, It was all started by Brian Pollard. He explained that Pollard has recently seen his offensive game improve, as evid enced by his base hit b etween third and short. In the end all my guys pulled it together and decidedt hey were not going to lose this game. They worked together as a team to get on base and get the hits they needed to get. It was a whole team effort at the end. Monday nights game pinned Elite Plumbing against Firemen and Rotary against Pool Paradise on Tuesday night, with Elks taking a bye before facing the winner of the Rotary-Pool Paradise game tonight. These kids will see each other tomorrow and laugh and joke about it; theyre out here on the field having fun, said Gaines. ere just trying to teach them the game a little bit and let them have some fun. Itst he city tournament it is fun for the kids. Page B4News-SunWednesday, June 5, 2013w ww.newssun.com 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 Continued from B1 Dixie tourney sees Pool Paradise, Elks pick up wins with nobody out, seriously threatening the two-run margin. But Simons reached back for a little extra, striking out the next three batters to keep the leadi ntact. P ool Paradise then broke it open with four runs in the bottom of the fourth, with Alex Colon delivering a key, two-run single to right. Three more came in the fifth, highlighted by a t ape-measure home run of Simonsbat, to make it a 9-1 game. Delaneys did scratch for a pair of runs in their final at bat, showing patience at the plate and drawing a number of walks. But it wouldnt be enough to dig themselves out of the big hole. Publix and Pool P aradise meet tonight at 6 p.m. at the Max Long Recreational Complex. Continued from B1 Boys title game tonight N ews-Sun photos by DAN HOEHNE Above: Jay Bible takes his lead off second while Josh Crouch enjoys the moment before the next pitch Monday night. Below: Publix pitcher Everett Hurst checks the runner at first in Mondays City Tournament contest against Glissons. Hurst would strike out nine in five innings of w ork, helping his team to a 6-2 win at Max Long. Associated PressNEWYORK NFL Sunday afternoon games will be available to local fans on mobile phones through Verizon starting with the 2014 season. The league said Tuesday it had extended its deal with Verizon. For the coming season, the NFLMobile app will continue to allow subscribers to watch Thursday, Sunday and Monday night games, NFLNetwork and NFL RedZone. The following season, the service will expand to include Sunday afternoon games on CBS and Fox within teamshome markets, along with all playoff games. NFL, Verizon new deal This Date in Baseball


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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, June 5, 2013Page B7 L AMPE & KEIFFER; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 6/5/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 1 1 3 3 By ROMONA WASHINGTONromona.washington@newssun.comAVON PARK Four more b ig names have signed on to be part of the areas largest Christian concert this November. Signing on to the three-day event are Plumb,f or King & Country,Jeremy Rasado. Also,Bob and Pam Tebow,parents of Tim Tebow,are now scheduled as part of the speaker lineup. J ust as the new names have been signed,tickets are n ow being sold through the events website,w ww.faithonfireinc.com. Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone have gone from being musically known by their first names only to nowb eing known as for King & Country. Their ear-grabbing melodieshave been used in high profile TV shows such as The Vampire Diariesa nd Drop Dead Diva.One song,Light It Up,played in the Drop Dead Diva series,was inspired by a friend who was suffering from depression. The story and experience behind the song is just one of many that drives the brothers to write some of their more popular lyrics. To find out more about for King & Country,visit their website at www.forkingandcountry.com/. Tiffany Arbuckle Lee is also known as Plumb,a multi-faceted musical force. The mother of three has multiple No. 1 songs and albums in the Christian,mainstream and the dance/club worlds,a successful songwriting career and numerous song placement in movies (Bruce Almighty) and television ampire Diaries,One Tree Hill). T he songs on her newest release,Need You Now, are original stories of strugg le of real life people,stories of hope,loss and restoration. Her reputation to tell it like it is,giving an honest view of life whilea lways showing the hope and light in every situationhave helped her become a strong force on the Contemporary Christian music scene. A lso joining the November event is Jeremy R osado,an American Idol finalist in last years contesta nd a Tampa area resident. He has shared himself as the worship director at Life Changing International Ministry in Valrico and whenh e heard about the Faith on Fire event,he contacted organizers to ask if he could be involved,event organizer Candice Anderson said.T heir answer,of course,was yes. His debut album was just released this past spring. His new single Dont Be Afraidfeaturing Pablo Villatoro of Group 1 Crew is available on iTunes. To learn more about Rosado,visit his website, www.jeremyrosado.com/. Bob and Pam Tebow,parents of University of Florida Gators star and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow, will join the list the speakers. The Tebows havefive children,and according to the Bob Tebow Evangelistic Association website,he is credited with helping start the University of Florida chapter of Campus Crusade for Christ. The Tebows,as well as each of their five children and their spouses, are active in various ministries. Not only do the Tebows continue to be involved in their ministry in theP hillippines,but they also run an orphanage (Uncle Dicks Home) there. Learn more about the family at www.btea.org/. A lso scheduled to perform are Jonny Diaz,Sanctus Real and Big Daddy Weave. The Tebows will join Candace Cameron Bure and Dennis Swanberg as speakers. Faith on Fire is scheduled for Nov. 8-11. Tickets,ranging from $15-$65,are on sale now through the website, www.faithonfireinc.com. Volunteer applications can also be found there. The event is scheduled to take place at Westgate River Ranch Resorts in Lake Wales,and although there are plenty of campsites still available that weekend, rooms at the lodge are going quick. A portion of the proceeds from the Christian music festival will go to local charities and ministries,according to Anderson. 4 new names sign on for Faith on Fire in November Bob and Pam Tebow Plumb C ourtesy photo For King & Country, shown here at the KSBJ 30th Anniversary Concert in Houston in May, is one of the new acts signed to perform during the Faith on Fire event coming in November to River Ranch in Lake Wales. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK This summ er,children of all ages are invited to visit the Avon Park Public Library to borrow materials that will bring fun,entertainment,andi nformation during their vacation. This year the library will offering Dig Into Reading,a seven-week program for children aged 5 through 13y ears old. Young readers will be e ncouraged to keep track of their daily reading activities on a reading log. They willa lso receive small incentives as they complete their weekl y readings. Children may register for the program at the library between June 7 and July 6. In addition to the incent ive reading program,the Avon Park Library is hosti ng six special events. These events are free and open to all children and their fami-l ies and caregivers,and no registration is required. The p rogram dates are as follows: Priate Tales will be at 1 1 a.m. Saturday,June 15. Dig for pirate treasure with storyteller Katie Adams and h er Make BelieveTheater. In colorful pirate garb, A dams will bring to life the tales of Floridas pirates, complete with props, scenery,puppets,and audience participation. Storiesi nclude The Pirates Three Wishes,Short Tales of Florida Pirates,and more. Adams is a professional storyteller who has performed for libraries,schools,and other special events all over Florida. The Journey of Choncey Conch is at 11 a.m. Saturday,June 22. Join musician and author Bryan Chauncey Mays for this taleo f a young conch and his life under the sea. This interactive program is filled with oceanography,fun,and instruments of the Caribbean. Chauncey is ap rofessional trombonist who has played for many stars, i ncluding Aretha Franklin, Johnny Mathis,and The Temptations; and for then ational Broadway tours of The Producers, Spamalot,The King and I,and other musicals. Planting a Rainbow is at 2 p.m. Wednesday,June 26. Learn about gardeningw ith Highlands County Master Gardiner David A ustin. Kids will decorate flowerpots and plant caladiums,letting them watch al iving rainbow grow. Digging Into the Past i s at 11 a.m. Saturday,July 13. Florida is home to thousands of fascinating archae-o logical sites,many of which are right here in Highlands County. Anne R eynolds will tell about what archaeologists do, i ncluding her discovery of the Blueberry Site,an ancient Indian village. Reynolds is the founder of the Kissimmee ValleyA rchaeological and Research Conservancy and helped set up the Museum of Florida Art and Culture at South Florida State College. Dinosaurs! is set for 1 p.m. Saturday,July 20. A fun afternoon of stories and c rafts. Library assistant Linda Carter will read a selection of dinosaur stories, and children will have the opportunity to dig ford inosaur bones and other treasures. At 2 p.m. will be a dinosaur-related matinee, with free popcorn and snacks. Over the Rainbow w ill be at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27. The finale of the s ummer program will feature professional musicians Denise Isaacson and RobertB oyd performing selections from The Wizard of Oz a nd Wicked. Isaacson and Boyd have played for Bernadette Peters,Aretha Franklin,Clay Aiken,Marie Osmond,and many others tars. Hear how the story began with a reading from L Frank Baums The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. At 2 p.m. there will be as pecial presentation of the film Oz the Great and P owerful. Children and adults are encouraged to dress as their favoriteW izard of Oz character. All summer the Avon Park Public Library will be h olding a weekly matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Free p opcorn will be served. Contact the library to find out what movie will be shown. The Avon Park Public Library is at 100 N.M useum Ave. Call 4523803,visit the librarys website at www.myhlc.org, or visit the Summer Reading Program blog at myhlc.blogspot.com Summer reading programs set at Avon Park Public Library


C M Y K LAKE PLACID The P lacid Lakes Social Circle will be having an open meeting at Cozs Bowling on U.S. 27 in Lake Placid on June 11. They will be collecting fort he Fourth of July Fireworks Dinner Cruise.Circulars, itineraries ,etc. will be available that evening. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. ande veryone is welcome. Joyce Briski will present several options for future events including dog-racing,sea cruises,more day trips. A belated birthday wish f or Pete Theobold,who turned 81 the other week. W ll be planting some caladiums at the Town Hall. Lake Placid will be reallys howing off its Caladium Capitaltitle when all these b ulbs take hold these coming weeks. It should be a really big showhen the town gets ready for their annual Caladium Festival. H appiness Farms is making sure we look good,and w e cant thank them enough for supplying the bulbs to the merchants. T he wood ducks are house hunting again; this has been a b usy year for them. And us, too. W e had a patriotic and historical weekend in the park. It started Sunday with the s howing of the free movie Lincoln.This movie was directed and produced by Steven Spielberg,starring Daniel Day-Lewis asA braham Lincoln,the United States 16th president,and Sally Fields as Mary Todd Lincoln. This is a very good movie. It was a 3.5-hour longm ovie so Rick Knoche gave us two breaks. During which we could get up and stretch or,like me,eat another piece of cake. The ladies of NuH ope always serve coffee and cake before each movie. There was good attendance and we really appreciate the donations to Elder Care Services in this area. M emorial Day is a United States federal holiday and h as been since 1971,which takes place on the final Monday of May.A personc ant watch movies or programs in regard to Memorial D ay without getting tears in your eyes. Our Monday morning coffee was set up by Rick Knoche and hosted by Joan and Jerry Rau,whos erved filled doughnuts donated by the Military C ommittee. The hall was decorated in red,white and blue. Ed Cromer was oure mcee,who wished us a Happy Memorial Day. O ur Sunshine Person, Carol Noel,read the list of people with hospital visitsa nd they were Peggy Sue Teague,Elaine Shell,both these people fell; Pat Wahl a nd Marge Perry had durgery. Marilyn Cromer played the p iano for our only birthday person,Patricia Smith,so we sang Happy Birthday to Pat. E d Cromer read off the Anniversary couples and only D on and Fran Turley were p resent and we sang Happy Anniversary to them. Memorial Day is not just for our veterans,but also to remember the people we lost this past year. Duane Dean read off the list of 20 people who passed away from our p ark or had lived in our park. We all went out for the flag ceremony. Joseph Schweiger carried the flag out and gave it to Ed Cromer and Tom Hoover,who then raised the flag and lowered it as it was saluted by all our veterans. The flag was raised at dusk. The tables were beautifully decorated in red,white and blue for the picnic dinner. Before the meal,Marilyn Cromer read the meaning of t he Missing Man C eremonas she stood b eside the set table. The hot d ogs,hamburgers and pulled p ork were furnished by the M ilitary Committee. Pete Ruano started to play at 6 p.m. for our listening andd ancing pleasure. His music i s so enjoyable to listen to, and the girls sure enjoyed line dancing to his music.S ome people enjoyed singing solos. Home Owners were t he sponsors for the music. Thank you Home Owners and the Military Committee and all the people th at w orked to give everyone such a nice evening. T he coffee for the Ladies C offee on May 28 was made by Marilyn Cromer,who also led the meeting. A big discussion was held in making plans for the 4th of July,the hurricane season coming up, work that needs to be done in the library,and the activities f or June. T he noon carry-in will be J une 11. Meet your summer residents. The food is always good. The Red Hats are going to the Hibachi Buffet on June 13 at 11:30. This should be a fun time. Wear your red and purple and come and enjoy. Coins,coins and more coins for the Relay for Life in M arch. Coins do add up. Last y ear $1,800 was raised t hrough coins. Paula B annister,our Relay for Life chair person,suggested filli ng a 1.05-pint plastic water b ottle with dimes as we did l ast year. It takes a long time t o fill that bottle with those little thin dimes. If you havent started yet,youd b etter get going. In June the pool exercises s tart at 10:30 a.m. instead of 11. We will walk from 10 to 1 0:30. See you there. Who Ive been is not as important as who Im becoming. Page B8News-SunWednesday, June 5, 2013www.newssun.com GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 6/5/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 8 8 P OLK, CAROLE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; list your p roperty; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 2 2 1 1 Drat that nurse,I will not have my temperature t aken. She has a will of her own,the nurse commented to the daughter. No h ospital routine for her, she muttered with exasperation as she left. As I was saying,we n ever seem to have time to talk. You never knew me. The only stories you heard were the negative ones, like I couldnt cook. With six sisters,who could get near the kitchen except to wash the dishes? I was the youngest so I got that job. Lillie would wash them in cold water if she was mad at me. I comp lained to Father,then e verybody got mad; said I was the favorite,because I was the only one petite enough to climb into his l ap. My sisters and brothers were b-i-i-i-g. A nd I wast always fighting but Id punch outa nybody that called Harold hunchback. Janet picked up the fami ly album that she had made for her mother when she went to live in the nursing home. Thumbing t hrough the pages,she looked at a picture of U ncle Harold. Mom,you always took such good c are of him.Janet was in the habit of talking to her mother even though Mamie was not wearing the hearing aid,and couldb arely answer if she had heard. I didnt like my motherin-law. She called me Deutcher Schickser. You didnt have to understand Yiddish to know it wasnt nice. I never did have an affair,so it was strange that the family called me loose. Maybe it was because I bobbed my hair,u sed makeup and smoked. I defied them all. If Im g oing to have the name,I might as well have the g ame,I said. I never did though. Thats why I was proud of you. You had the courage to meet life on your own terms and take what you wanted. So in a way I enjoyed your love affair too. A picture of my old boyfriend Bill. I had almost forgotten him. You never knew I knew, did you? I have a hunch,Mother, you knew I was seeing Bill all those times you babysat for me. Thank you, darling,for making it easy for me to get my life back together after Stanley died. You think I am just dully sitting here. Well, Im not. I just dont want to be regimented and ruled by the nurses so I sit as I think nothing,see nothing, feel nothing. So what are they going to do? Tell my father? Im glad you found out about this Attention Deficit Disorder in adults. Its helpful to give my behavior a name. Now you understand me if no one ever did. I was not scattered,ibbergebuddled. It was just that my head was way ahead of my mouth and miles ahead of my discretion. I always had all my marbles. Well,maybe a few immies were missing. ou know,Mom,I never talked to Rosie after she called you ibbergebuddled. I never heard that expression,but I knew that it meant some kind of mixed up! You wrote in y our dictionary There is no such word. M y way of surviving in the nursing home is that I have a secret place,myr efuge. I can sit here and they think I am sleeping w hile I can be anything, go anywhere I want. I can even think me out of here. So what if it isnt such an original idea. You were always so active. How can you lie so s till? Stupid,how else to get out of this wretched placeb ut to think it? I cant walk; I am legally blind. M y hearing is shot,and my speech is impaired. Besides,there isnt anyoneh ere with whom to hold an intelligent conversation. How are we today? Did w e eat our breakfast? Gimme a break! Ha! Im m y own best friend! You eat the ice cream. Sucks,doesnt it. I know you told them I like chocolate; they insist onv anilla. Yuck! uck,I hate vanilla, but I am hungry enough to eat it. It is not a mistake to use the word vanilla as an adjective to describe something that is devoido f character and taste. Janet,dont worry about o ur being alike. Whats the matter with having a little of my feisty and your smarts? I love you, Daughter. J anet finished the ice cream and got her things together to leave. She kissed Mamie. I love you, Momma. C ome hug and kiss me again. Im sleepy happy. Dont look so solemn. Janet followed the ritual established years ago. She would leave,but then go back for another kiss. On her way out,she stopped at the nursing station. Thank you Pat for not fussing over taking Moms temperature. We had such a nice visit even if she slept the whole time and did not talk to me. Janet continued down the corridor. She missed the admonitions that irked her in the past,the voice following her as she walked down the hall. Those last-minute instructions were so much a part of her mothers unfinished thoughts; the ongoing commentary meant to hold onto her and never let an end be put to a visit. ell,she cant stick her head out the door like she used to,Janet said to no one in particular. Janet,take that bag off your shoulder. It will ruin your posture. You have my permission to leave now. I will not hold you any longer. Janet pressed the elevator button,shifted her bag from her shoulder to the crook of her arm,straightened her posture,and wondered how such a non-visit could be so satisfying. Pearl Carter is a resident of Lake Placid. Email her at timely87@comcast.net A heart feels a heart Pearls Pearls Pearl Carter P lacid Lakes P arty Line B y Susie Lee Tropical Harbor Estates By Arlene Clouston Friends & Neighbors


C M Y K By SANDY COHEN A P Entertainment WriterLOS ANGELES With i ts supercharged muscle cars,ast & Furious 6r aced to first place at the box office for the second consecutive weekend. The Universal Pictures release is expected to adda nother $34.5 million to its North American ticket sales, keeping it in the No. 1 spot after opening to more than $120 million over theM emorial Day holiday weekend. Box office analyst Paul Dergarabedian said the sixth installment in the street-racing franchise was preordained to be No. 1 again. But in a season of sequels, three original films were among the most popular at cinemas over the weekend. Ordinarily,summer and sequel go together,he said. This is a step in the direction of originality. Among the new original offerings was the magicheist thriller Now You See Me,which exceeded industry expectations to debut in second place with $28.1 million. The Lionsgate/Summit E ntertainment release features an ensemble cast, i ncluding Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and WoodyH arrelson,in a tale of illusionists who rob banks and share the spoils with their audience. It certainly has been m agic for us to watch the numbers this weekend,said Richie Fay,Lionsgates president of domestic distribution,who attributes thef ilms success to a brilliant marketing campaignand positive word of mouth. After Earth,the futuristic caper starring father-andson team Will Smith and Jaden Smith,opened to $27 million,good for third place but still disappointing for Sony Pictures. s below our expectations here domestically,said Rory Bruer,Sons president of worldwide distribution. But he anticipates it will p lay well overseas. e feel very good about t he potential of the film on a worldwide basis,he said. It will open 60 countries next week. Foxs animated Epicand Paramounts Star Trek:Into Darknesstied for fourthp lace with $16.4 million each,while The Hangover Part IIIwas fifth with $15.9 million. Also edging into the top 1 0 was the Indian film Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.It opened in 162 theaters in the United States and Canada Friday and earned $1.6 million,good for eighth place. s very unusual,but Bollywood films sometimes do crack into the top 20 or top 15 (domestically Dergarabedian said. There usually not in that many theaters,but they make a big splash. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, June 5, 2013Page B9 Diversions/Puzzles MA DEFO RTV MO VIESB y J. PAHK & J. HORWITZ A CROSS 1 Friends in a pub 6 Openly disdain 13 Baroque French dance 20 Cognizant 21 Relaxing soak 22 Alma mater of Eli Manning 23 TV movie about where I c an easily get a cab? 25 Im not kidding 26 Mind-numbing 27 Kind of pressure involved in water filtration 29 French word with two accents3 0 where to go in Togo? 37 Home-run pace 40 Arriviste 41 Greek vowels 42 Network with the slogan Not Reality. Actuality44 Me and Bobby ___ ( posthumous Janis Joplin #1) 46 Pants measure 47 a Hispanic hip hiph ooray? 53 Cousin ___ 54 Nikkei unit5 5 Epitome of thinness 5 6 Greet silently 57 Janiss cartoon husband 58 NBC newsman Holt 6 0 Step 61 Specter of the Senate, once 62 trying to get a friar to vio-l ate his vow of silence? 68 Trade talk 71 Soak 7 2 Farfalle and orzo 76 Old French line 77 Comment that might get the response de rien 78 Follower of Las Vegas or New York 81 Back 82 Livys I love 83 a singing group that meets for bacon and eggs? 87 Bursts (in 89 Russians, e.g. 90 Stoutly-built Dickens villain 91 Concave object of reflection? 92 Not mixing well? 96 School orgs. 97 Skywalkers trendy hygiene products? 101 Boxer, e.g., in brief 1 04 Drinks served in flutes 1 05 Parliament constituent? 108 How touching 111 giving a pipsqueak the brush-off? 115 Yasir Arafat, by birth 116 State symbol of Massachusetts 1 17 Archbishop of Canterburs headdress 118 Fabulously rich ancient king 119 White Castle offerings 120 Comparatively foxy D OWN 1 Lacking shine 2 Expect 3 Ones going to Washington? 4 Pennsylvanias Flagship City 5 Mtg. 6 Whale of an exhibition 7 Miles Davis ___ (cool jazz group)8 Fig. on a terminal monitor 9 Die down 10 With 69-Down, 1990s2000s sitcom star1 1 Tops 12 Santiagos milieu in a Hemingway novel 13 Become lenient1 4 Prince Valiants love 15 Checks out 16 Original opening to Homers Odyssey? 17 Hermano del padre o de la madre 18 The Tigers of the Ohio ValleyC onf. 19 Ogees shape 24 Binge 28 Neighbor of Alg. 31 Even more vast 32 Phone abbr. 33 Exploits 34 Nickname for Clara Bow 35 Jerseys and such 36 Actor Kutcher 38 Numbered rd. 39 Binge 42 Texters ta-ta 43 Syngman of South Korea 44 VHF unit 45 Jobss job, once 46 You might choose something by it 48 Grant for filmmaking? 49 Start to matter? 5 0 Bellyache 5 1 Gotcha, man 52 Hellhound of Norse mythology 57 Torah holders 59 General ___ chicken 60 ___-goat 61 Standard part of a limerick 63 James who died three years b efore winning a Pulitzer 64 A Dolls House wife 65 Do not like 66 Workers weekend whoop 67 Anthonys partner in radio 68 Language from which cot-t on and candy are derived 69 See 10-Down 70 Day, to da Vinci 73 Has an adult conversation? 7 4 Feverish fit 75 Doesnt just tear up 77 ___ Piggle-Wiggle (chil-d rens character) 78 Engine problem 79 French high-speed rail inits. 80 Literary inits.8 3 Retro dos 84 Where the worlds 100 t allest mountains are found 85 Its an affront 86 Homeland org. 88 Basketball Hall-of-FamerA rtis 92 Positive ends 93 s activist org.9 4 Oklahoma Indians 95 I Never Played the Game memoirist 96 Prominent beefcake fea-t ures 98 Id like to see ___ 99 Surname appearing nine times in a list of Indy 500 winners 100 Long-tailed beach fliers 102 ___ nous 103 Urban ___, 2004 and 2012 undefeated college football coach 106 ___ law 107 Sweat 108 Former railroad regulatory agcy. 109 Blemish 110 Italian mine? 112 I did NOT need to hear that 113 Former Ford model 114 Cinnabar, e.g. 1 2345678910111213141516171819 2 02122 2 32425 2 6 2728 2 930313233343536 3738394041 4 243444546 47484950515253 54555657 58596061 626364656667 6869707172737475 767778798081 8283848586 87888990 919293949596 979899100101102103 104105106107 108109110111112113114 115116117 118119120 Solution on page B6 C lutter has a way of slipping into our world without us even noticing. It piles up on our hotspots,in our dresser drawers and on our back-s ides. Yes you know that very personal clutter that we collect because we over indulge. All clutter is a result of over indulging; too many clothes,t oo many shoes,too much stuff. What do we do with our clutter? We try to disguise it by putting it in pretty littleb oxes,baskets and plastic tubs. Just because we have contained it does not make ita ny less clutter. In fact if you need to find something those clutter containers throw upa ll over your home. In our haste to camouflage our clutt er we dont get rid of it we just cover it up. We do this with our bodies t oo. Think of it this way. Lets say our favorite jeans g et a little too tight. Instead of eliminating those sodas and sweet treats for a week, we reach for our fat clothes. You know the ones that areh iding in your drawer for those bloated that time of t he monthdays. The ones with drawstrings and elastic; has wearing these clothesb ecome part of your daily routine. E lastic is not our friend. It doesnt bring our Body Clutter to our attention. That l ittle uncomfortable feeling in our jeans should be just the c all to action we need to take the babysteps to declutter. I a m not talking about crash dieting either. Those dont work any better than crisisc leaning. Oh yeah they will help you lose the weight to g et into that wedding dress or bathing suit but after you accomplish your unrealistic goal,the weight will come back and more to boot. Wed ont need any more weight in our boots. H ere is what we can do to address our Body Clutter. 1. Dont wear clothes with e lastic or drawstrings. 2. Weigh every day.This t ells you how your body reacted to what you did yesterday. 3 Never crash diet. 4 Eat three meals a day and three snacks. Eat something good for you every two hours. 5. Babystep your way out o f drinking sugar or diet sodas. Replace with water. 6. Do 15 minutes of loving movement each day. 7. Drink eight glasses of w ater. This is so simple and it is the best beauty treatment you can do. 8. Get rid of your fat clothes. B ody Clutter is not just the cellulite on our thighs,it is the negative thinking weh ave between our ears. When we look at our relationship with food,we will begin toe at and move to bless our bodies. Wehavebeen i ndulging our little princess for a long time. You would not allow your children to eatl ike you do or be sedentary. It is time to go out and play. 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 published b y Random House. Help me build a Habitat Home this year at www.share.habitat.org/flylady-b uildproject. Bless others with y our clutter by donating it to a Habitat for Humanity Restore near you. Copyright 2013 Marla Cilley Used by permission in this publication. Elastic is not our friend Dear Abby: Im a single mother of two amazing boys,16 and 12. While my older son has been private about coming into puberty,my younger son is very open about it,and we have had many conversations about it. Abby,Ill be honest. The subject makes me uncomfortable. Last night I walked into my 12-yearolds room and interrupted him pleasuring himself. I was shocked,and I started to laugh because I was embarrassed. I did tell him he needed to be more private about his curiosity,to close the door and have a blanket over himself. But I was laughing when I was talking to him and literally could not stop. Im unsure what is the right course of action at this point. Where do I go from here? Embarrassed Mom Dear Embarrassed: Masturbation is natural. Every healthy,normal person has done it. It is not depraved,a crime or harmful to ones health. Your son is now at an age when it is appropriate for Mom to knock before entering his room out of respect for his privacy. So:Apologize to your son for laughing. Explain that it was because you were embarrassed. If your childrens father is in the picture (or another male relative),a man-to-man talk about this could be helpful. If there isnt one,consult your sonspediatrician for suggestions on how to discuss sexuality with both of your boys. If you havent already done so,the time has arrived. Dear Abby: My brother,three sisters and their husbands and children and I go to our parentshouse for holiday dinners. My youngest sisters husband refuses to go because he doesnt get along with our family. (He also does not get along with his own family.) Before my youngest sister leaves,she insists on taking a plate of food home for her husband who was unable to be there.I feel if he doesnt want to be with our family,he shouldnt be allowed to have takeout. Our mother is 82,and it upsets her that he doesnt want to be there. What do you think? Resentful Dear Resentful: If your brother-inlaw cant get along with the family,he is doing everyone a favor by not attending those family dinners. Because your mother finds his absence upsetting,it is up to her to put her foot down and tell your sister she doesnt want food taken to him. Until she does,food deliveries will continue. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. For everything you need to know about wedding planning, order How to Have a Lovely Wedding. Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds, Wedding Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) Son experiencing puberty needs a word to the wise Dear Abby FLY Lady L eanne Ely Fast & Furious 6 hangs onto first place at box office


C M Y K Page B10News-SunWednesday, June 5, 2013www.newssun.com Whats Cooking T he construction has begun this week at our Sebring campus and we are looking for-w ard to having a fresh new look in our caf. I have spent t he beginning of this week creating menus in our database and building the HACCP (Hazardous Critical Control Points) logs so we can keepr ecords of temperatures of all the food we make. T he menu that we are working on for our retail space will be a three-week cycle that willr un until late fall and then we will have built our winter m enu cycle. When we reopen the caf on the 11th on this month,then ew menu will be focused on wellness platform and will be filled with lots of healthy c hoices. There will be an associate at each station to p repare your food for you. I must say that I am excited about the panini grill and all the sandwiches that we will make to order. O n Saturday,my friend Jim Palmer asked me if I would could over to his house and make a pasta dish for him and his guests that he was entertaining that afternoon in celebration of his stepsons gradu-a tion from Lake Placid High School. I told him it would be m y pleasure to cook for him, so I met him at a supermarket that morning and we got all the ingredients then went off to his house to begin cooking. T he dish I made is a classic Italian summer pasta dish called Pasta Basilica and it is made with fresh diced tomatoes,garlic,onions and freshb asil that is tossed into pasta and garnished with parmesan cheese. It is also excellent when topped with chicken or seafood. Here is a recipe for the sauce and then just add whatever type of pasta that you prefer. Cheers,Chef.Pasta Basilica sauce1/8 tsp. Oil,Olive,Extra Virgin 2 2/3 tbs. Onions,Yellow, Fresh,Chopped,Fine 2 tsp. Garlic Cloves, Peeled,Fresh,Minced 1 cup Tomatoes,Diced in Juice,No Added Salt 1 -3/4 tbsp. Wine,Chablis 1/8 tsp. Sugar,Brown, Light 1/8 tsp. Salt,Sea 1/8 tsp. Spice,Pepper, Black,Cracked 1 tsp. Basil,Fresh, Chiffonade Cut Heat a sauce pot over medium heat and add the olive oil to coat the bottom of the pan. Stir in the onion and garlic and cook until onion has softened,about two minutes. Add the tomatoes,wine,sugar,salt and pepper and simmer until tomatoes are cooked,about 15 minutes and internal temperature reaches 165 F.Add to pasta of your choice. Tim Spain is System Executive Chef with Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center and Morrison Healthcare Food Service. He can be reached at tim.spain@ahss.org/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Pardon our dust C hefs Corner Tim Spain FAMILY FEATURES Nothing brings people together quite like a neighborhood picnic or family celebration. So,gather up neighbors,friends and family for a celebration of great food and fun. Keep the food simple. Ask everyone to bring a favorite side dish so you only need to grill up the hamburgers and hot dogs. Of course,youll also want to whip up a few special treats. What could b e better than a popcorn bar? Popcorn is both good and good for you. Its a whole grain food that is not only low in calories but also makes a great addition to many recipes. Because, sometimes,a sweet indulgence is just what you need. Set out large bowls of popcorn along with shakers of garlic salt,cumin, lemon pepper,dry taco seasoning mix and Parmesan cheese for extra flavor. Add dried fruit, nuts,pretzel sticks,grated cheese and chocolate chips for a make-your-own trail mix option. Complete the popcorn bar with a few sweet surprises like delicious desserts made with freshly popped corn. For more creative recipes,visit www.popcorn.org. Double Chocolate Popcorn BallsYield:18 balls 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup corn syrup 1/4 cup butter or margarine 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 8 cups freshly popped popcorn 1 cup milk chocolate candies Combine sugar,corn syrup,butter and cocoa in medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Add popcorn,stirring until evenly coated. Remove from heat. Stir in milk chocolate candies. Cool slightly. Shape into 2-inch balls.Grab and Go Pizza PopcornYield:6 quarts 6 quarts popped popcorn Olive oil cooking spray 1 cup grated P armesan cheese 2 teaspoons garlic salt 2 teaspoons paprika 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning Place popcorn in a large,sealable plastic container (or in a 2.5-gallon plastic sealable bag). Spray popcorn lightly with cooking spray. Sprinkle cheese,garlic salt, paprika and Italian seasoning over popcorn and shake to distribute evenly.To serve,scoop popcorn into reusable plastic cups.Perfect Picnic Popcorn SquaresYield:12 squares 1 cup light corn syrup 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup reduced fat peanut butter 8 cups air-popped popcorn 3/4 cup raisins Cooking spray Combine corn syrup,sugar,brown sugar and peanut butter in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over low heat,stirring constantly; boil 2 to 3 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat. Combine popcorn and raisins in large bowl; pour hot mixture over popcornand toss carefully with wooden spoonsto mix until well-coated. Spray 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray; press popcorn mixture into pan and cool completely. Cut into squares and serve. Coconut Monkey MixYield:7 cups 1 cup flaked coconut (unsweetened or sweetened) 6 cups popped popcorn 1 tablespoon butter or margarine,melted 1 teaspoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt Dash of nutmeg 1 cup dried banana chips Preheat oven to 325F. Spread coconut in a 9 x 13-inch baking pan, breaking up any clumps as needed. Bake 10 minutes or until edges of coconut begin to brown. Spread popcorn over coconut and sprinkle with melted butter; toss. Sprinkle popcorn mixture with sugar, salt and nutmeg; toss. Bake 5 minutes longer and toss with banana chips. Serve immediately or cool and store in an airtight container. Sweet and Spicy Popcorn Seasoning MixYield:about 4 tablespoons seasoning mix 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 4 quarts popped popcorn Cooking spray (helps seasoning adhere to popcorn) Stir spices together in a small bowl. Place popcorn in a serving bowl and spray lightly with cooking spray. Sprinkle about 2 teaspoons (or to taste) of the mix over popcorn and toss to distrib ute evenly. Store leftover seasoning mix in an ai rtight container for future use. Double Chocolate Popcorn Balls Grab and Go Pizza Popcorn Perfect Picnic Popcorn Squares Sweet and Spicy Popcorn Seasoning Mix Coconut Monkey Mix