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By PHILATTINGER pattigner@newssun.comSEBRING Sheriffs d eputies are investigating w hat is being listed as a m urder/suicide for now. Identification of the vict ims is being withheld pendi ng notification of next of k in. Highlands County C ommunications Center r eceived a 911 call Tuesday m orning from a man stating h e had killed his wife and w as going to kill himself. Deputies arrived at 3407 B axter Ave. in Sebring j ust off DeSoto Road but c ouldnt get an answer at the d oor. The Highlands County S heriffs Office sent its C risis Negotiation Team and S WATTeam to attempt to c ontact the caller, but they a lso had no success. Deputies then got assisN EWS -S UNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Wednesday-Thursday, September 4-5, 2013 Volume 94/Number 106 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 O nline: WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, low down front strip; 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 4 Some T-storms High 92 Low 75Details, A10 CelebrationsB8 Classifieds A7 Clubs B6 Crossword PuzzleB9 Dear Abby B9 Editorial & OpinionA3 Friends & NeighborsB8 Sudoku PuzzleB9 Whats CookingB10 Index By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY News-Sun correspondentLAKE PLACID This story is about a happy ending still shrouded with mystery, born in the agricultural fields and orange groves of Florida. The part that is known began at Florida Hospitals Lake Placid campus some time ago. Aman was admitted (for undisclosed reasons due to the HIPPAAct) who had no idea of who he was. Small, slender, older, but of indeterminate age, he was weathered and Spanish speaking. The hospital staff thought he must be a migrant farm worker. He had no idea of his name, where and when he was born, or what hed been doing through the years. The staff called him Don Jose. He recovered, but when the hospital attempted to discharge him, they discovered he had nowhere to go and was in no Father missing 35 years reunited with his family Hammock hydrology Katara Simmons/News-Sun Cypress trees need both wet and dry conditions to thrive. Here their grandeur is reflected in the Cypress Swamp of Highlands Hammock State Park. Christopher Tuffley/News-S un Juana Ovalle-Gracia, 51, reunites with her father Sebastian Orvelle 87. The staff at Florida Hospital Lake Placid spent weeks finding his family, because Ovalle had no memory of who he was. It turned out he had been missing for 35 years. By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING The Highlands County Industrial Development Authority/Economic Development Commission has come back to the county commission with yet another proposal to secure additional funding for their programs. It came at the end of Tuesdays commission session when Commissioner Greg Harris made the presentation to give the IDA/EDC half of last years funding amount. That would mean that commissioners would agree to giving the IDA/EDC $108,000. As part of the proposal, the economic development group would agree to raise the other half, another $108,000. Then in six months we could evaluate if our investment was worth it, and if not, they could start working o n an exit strategy, Harris said. Commissioner Don Elwell said he would consider the idea and take it up more fully at Thursday nights budget EDC makes another pitch for funding Asks commission for half of last years budget By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Central Florida may seem flat and boring, what with its wide open spaces stretching out to the horizon, broken only by an occasional oak, pine or cabbage palm. But Lake Wales Ridge runs north to south through Highlands County. Its relative elevation forms undulating hills, connects lakes and creates stunning landscapes, as well as two major catchment basins the Kissimmee River watershed to its east and the Peace River watershed to the west. To the east, water drains through Lake Istokpoga and Lake Okeechobee into the Everglades. To the west, water drains to the Gulf Coast and enters the Charlotte Harbor Estuary. Highlands Hammock State Park occupies an essential niche in this complicated water environment. In turn, the park itself is unique. Amix of old-forest hardwood and swamp with areas of blue jay scrub and Highlands Hammock a key part of Ridges water system Katara Simmons/News-Sun Ranger Steven Dale has been Highlands Hammock State Park manager since 2011. I feel very fortunate to be in Gods place here, he says. A powerful showingTriPower team brings home 4 medals from IronKids nationals SPORTS, 1BCreative family cookingContest features culinary creations by (and for) families PAGEB10 See HIGHLANDS, A5 See MISSING, A6 Harris Katara Simmons/News-Sun A gero, formerly known as Cross Country, may have a new name on the building in south Sebring after the company w as recently purchased by SiriusXM. By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING It is held out as the crown jewel of achievement of the Highlands County Industrial Development Authority/Economic Development Commissions effort to bring business to the area. Once known as Cross Country, the location in the old Walmart store in the DeSoto Square Shopping Plaza became the southern hub of communications for drivers in distress who needed help at the turn of the millennium. Using OnStar or similar systems, motorists could press a button and be connected to an operator in the heart of Highlands County. It was in 2011 that Cross Country Automotive Services announced its transition to their new brand name, Agero, and its accompanying tagline Safe. Smart. Driven. was developed as an international brand to reflect the companys core values of deliverin g safety, leveraging technolog y and staying focused on providing innovative solutions for users and providers of mobile services. Both names are displayed on the front of the building at the companys current location. Anew name may go up soon. The firm reportedly h as been bought lock, stock and SiriusXm purchases Agero Satellite radio leader reportedly paying $530 million for company, which has Sebring branch See AGERO, A4 See EDC, A4 HCSO says appparent murder/suicide 2 found dead inside home See HCSO, A6


Blessings luncheon planned for Sept. 11SEBRING The Annual Blessing of the Businesses luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Sebring Civic Center on Lake Jackson. This event is designed to bring our community businesses, levels of government, non-profit services and ministries together under Gods umbrella for a time of fellowship, prayer and unification. Mayor George Hensley has once again spearheaded this effort along with a team of dedicated individuals that have committed to presenting an edifying and enjoyable experience for all. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will be served following a Color Guard presentation, pledge and prayer. Pastor George Hall will serve as the master of ceremonies and Judge Angela Cowden is scheduled as the keynote speaker. Special music will be presented by Hall and Devon Donaldson and the program will conclude with Pastor Robert Shannon offering a special prayer for the businesses, the community and the country. Tickets for this event are $12 per person and can be purchased by sending a check made out to First United Methodist Church and mailed to P. O. Box 3839, Sebring, FL33871. Advanced reservations are required and seating is limited, so dont delay. If you have questions or need additional information, contact Alex Latuk at 385-5171 or send email to www.blessourbusiness@gm uryGroup meetsSEBRING New Beginnings, a support group for people dealing with traumatic brain injury, will meet to start the season with a special get-together at 6 p.m. Thursday at the office of H.A.L.L.O., 112 Medical Center Ave. Guest speaker is Belinda Wright, CNA/HHA, Sunshine Ambassador with ACE Homecare. Wright will demonstrate Music in Motion. Joining Wright will be Carol Kelly, MSEd., RN, also from ACE Homecare. Kelly has been with ACE Homecare for 6.5 years as an RN supervisor of the private services, telemonitor nurse, educator, and currently working with community outreach. Kelly has a special interest in wellness, healthy lifestyle, music, dance, and exercise. Refreshments will be served. The group is sponsored by Handicapped Americans Love of Life Organization. For other information call Deanna Pieretti at 3851196, email or write to H.A.L.L.O., P.O. Box 7082, Sebring, FL 33872.On FaceBook look for at Handicapped Americans Love of Life Organization.Free vegetable growing workshopSEBRING Fall is here and its time to plant those gardens again. The Highlands County Horticulture Extension Agent is offering a free vegetable growing workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Civic Center in the O.S. Sam Polston Auditorium. Register early by calling the extension office at 402 6540.Save the date also for the Master Gardener Plant Sale on Nov. 9.Galvano, Pigman to speak at LP chamber lunchLAKE PLACID Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon wi ll take place on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Lake Placid Camp & Conference Cente r, 2665 Placid View Drive. State Senator Bill Galvano will be the guest speaker.State Representative Cary Pigman will share some experiences from his recen t deployment in Kuwait. Cost is $10 per person. RSVPthe chamber on or before Thursday to or call 465 4331. Luncheon is open to chamber members and the ir guests only.Volunteers sought for Guardian ad Litem ProgramSEBRING The Guardian ad Litem program, which serves abused and neglected children Page A2 News-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013 pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 2 6 4 0 3 Aug. 30 619244344MB: 33x2Next jackpot $85 millionAug. 27 47303638MB: 38x4 Aug. 23 19172053MB: 14x4 Aug. 31 101112172846x:4Next jackpot $2 millionAug. 28 3911212449x:3 Aug. 24 112436454647x:4 Sept. 2 1819203132 Sept. 1 1415182732 Aug. 31 46212831 Aug. 30 513193135 Sept. 2 (n) 0069 Sept. 2 (d) 3572 Sept. 1 (n) 7003 Sept. 1 (d) 3358 Sept. 2 (n) 299 Sept. 2 (d) 934 Sept. 1 (n) 182 Sept. 1 (d) 777 Aug. 30 717414217 Aug. 27 915353810 Aug. 23 1735373919 Aug. 20 1825314316 Aug. 31 27254056 PB: 20Next jackpot $169 millionAug. 28 6791932 PB: 13 Aug. 24 1217254559 PB: 19 Lottery Center This weeks question: Should state officials take action to remove Illinois pondweed from Lake June? Yes 61.6% No 38.4% Total votes: 86 Online www.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at Community Briefs Continued on A6 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK The i conic Avon Park Bandstand o nce again will be alive with t he sound of music as the A von Park Breakfast Rotary C lub will present a series of c oncerts featuring the cream o f Highlands Countys local b ands. Beginning Sept. 28 we a re going to have six differe nt performances, said D avid Flowers, who helped t o put the programs together w ith this years club presid ent, Dr. David Mungall. Among the groups to play w ill be Lotela Gold, the C alifornia Toe Jam Band, E manon, the Heartland Pops, t he Shannon Reed Band, R ansom and opening the s eries will be the group k nown as Open Road. Their lead singer is one o f our Heartland Idol cont estants and she is just really s omething, Flowers said. The Avon Park Breakfast R otary Club reportedly has b een talking about doing s ome kind of special event f or the community for some t ime and decided to now go a head with a music series as their project. We thought it would be a great way to spark some interest and develop some community activities downtown, he said. The seasons concert schedule is: Sept. 28, Broken Road Band (folk music), Oct. 26, Lotela Gold (s and s music); Nov. 30, California Toe Jam Band; Jan. 25, 2014, The Shannon Reed Band (country); Feb. 22, Heartland Pops and Doug Andrews and Emanon (big band and jazz); March 29, Ransom Band (blues). The groups will perform live at 6 p.m. on the historic Bandstand on the Mile-Long Mall in the City of Charm. Thats what it was made for, Flowers said of having the Bandstand act as the stage. Well at least start that way and see how it works out. Merchants will be encouraged to stay open and there will be opportunities for vendors also to set up in the area to cater to the crowd, Flowers said We have invited some of the other Rotary Clubs to set up concessions if they wish, and the Interact Club from the high school will be joining us as well, he said. It will be a great opportunity for folks to come down, bring their lawn chairs and enjoy a nice evening out. Flowers said that lining up the entertainment was an easy task, with all the bands eager to play. In fact, the entire lineup was inked and confirmed within a week. The co-sponsors of this event are Winn Dixie and David Ailstock, owner of 18 East restaurant on Main Street. Katara Simmons/News-Sun T he Avon Park Bandstand has long been merely a decoration in downtown Avon Park, but a new musical series starting soon will put the structure back into play as it was intended a stage for local musicians. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Afull m onths worth of music and e ntertainment will fill the s treets of Downtown Sebring f or the first ever Music M ania Concert Series. The D owntown Sebring C ommunity Redevelopment A gency (CRA) has worked d illigently to bring the event t o the residents and visitors o f Highlands County. The month long celebrat ion taking place through S ept. 28 will fill the needs of l ocal residents, according to G rey Dog Communications C asey Wohl. Wohl stated at a recent S ebring City Council meeti ng that 86 percent of local s urvey participants results s howed the desire for more l ive music events in the D owntown Sebring area. With that in mind, the S ebring Community R edevelopment Agencys D owntown Sebring Monthly P romotional Campaign t heme for the month of S eptember is Music Mania w ith 16 concerts and musicr elated events scheduled in D owntown Sebring during the month of September, Wohl stated in a press release. Local artist Shannon Reed starts Music Mania off with the acoustic country music edge and southern rock and blues shes known for on Thursday. The Shannon Reed Band takes the stage from 5-8 p.m. Avariety of music is to follow including country, gospel, blues, Christian, rock, oldies and more will be performed by talented artist, most of whom are local residents and performers. Performances by Logan Dressel, the Ransom Band, Lotela Gold and more are scheduled throughout the month. Dressel will perform at the First Round of Beer Festival on Saturday at 6 p.m. In addition to live performances, surrounding businesses have scheduled musically themed events and activities for patrons to enjoy. Three events hosted by the Highlands Art League are scheduled to coincide with the lively music during the month. Windchimes and Wine will be held Sept. 10 and 17, Highlands Little Theatres Lend me Tenor production will be on stage Sept. 11-20 and the HAL Picasso-era music event will take place Sept. 17. Regular CRA/Downtown Sebring events including Circle of Truth ministries concert will close out Music Mania Month on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. with performances by Christian artists Rush of Fools, Rhett Walker Band and All Things New. Admission to most concerts during Music Mania 2013 is free, however some events will charge admission (Logan Dressel at First Round of Beer Festival, Lotela Gold, Picasso-Era Music, Broken Roads). For a full list of concert and music-related events, prices, downtown shopping specials and more visit Music Mania 2013 kicks off Thursday in downtown Sebring David Flowers program organizerWe thought it would be a great way to spark some interest and develop some community activities downtown. Bandstand to be center of AP concert series 16 concerts planned for the month r


ANOTHERVIEWPOINT SCOTT DRESSELEditor editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor BUSINESS OFFICEJANET NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor VICKIE WATSONvickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH ADVERTISING Editorial & Opinion www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013 Page A3 Christie signed a law barring l icensed therapists from trying to turn g ay teenagers straight early making N ew Jersey only the second state in the c ountry to do so. California has also b anned this so-called conversion thera py. Alot of attention was brought to the i ssue during the lead-up to the 2012 p residential primaries, when former R epublican presidential candidate M ichele Bachmann was questioned o ver whether her husbands Christian c ounseling business provided services t hat attempted to change gays and lesb ians. Bachmanns husband, Marcus, d enied involvement in the therapy, and t he congresswoman dropped out of the r ace in January 2012. Were pleased to see the continually changing attitude toward gays and lesbians in this country most recently with gay marriage becoming legal in several more states and the Supreme Courts decision to overturn part of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act in June. However, a lot of young people are still struggling with their sexuality, and trying to change them from being gay sends the wrong message and could be harmful to them. We need to support teenagers who have identified their sexual preference, not try to deter them through outdated methods that tell them being gay is wrong. Gay rights groups back up this assertion, citing that conversion therapy can be damaging to young people, because it tells them that its not acceptable to be who they are. In an Associated Press article about the New Jersey law, Troy Stevenson, executive director of Garden State Equality, the states largest gay rights group, said, ... The best way to ensure lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender youth are protected from the abuse of being ostracized is to provide them with equality. But while Christie and others may believe people are born gay and homosexuality is not a sin, they have not supported full, equal rights for gay people in this country. Christie vetoed a law granting gay marriage in New Jersey and continues to oppose it. Many states have enacted their own versions of the federal Defense of Marriage Act defining marriage as only between one man and one woman. So while the country is taking small steps, its not enough. As long as there is discrimination in our laws and tax code, and young people committing suicide because they are told and made to feel that being gay is wrong, there is more work to do. Laws like the one in New Jersey and California should be adopted nationwide, and efforts need to continue to bring equality to gay and lesbian people of all ages. An editorial from the Journal Tribune of Biddeford, Maine. Conversion therapy should be illegal in all states, not just two N ew Jerseys Republican Gov. Chris Christie took a n important step last w eek toward changing the c ountrys view of gay and l esbian people. Republicans have largely squandered an August that should have been spent preparing the American people for a showdown with Democrats over the presidents health care law. Instead, efforts have largely been diverted to a damaging internecine fight between proponents and critics of the defund strategy. Give credit to the defunders for stepping up with a strategy and filling a bizarre leadership vacuum on the issue. But their tactic of engaging in personal attacks and paid media buys against Republicans who disagree with them on strategy but not on policy is counterproductive. Even worse, the bitter and over-the-top attacks against the defunders by other Republicans have been even more poisonous. The end result is that Democrats who are in cycle in 2014 like Kay Hagan, Mary Landrieu, and Mark Pryor have largely gotten a free pass in a month that should have been as intense as the famous August four years ago that almost prevented the law from passing. There is still a huge train wreck coming down, in the iconic words of the laws principal Senate author, retiring Senator Max Baucus of Montana. We now know 106,000 people in New Jersey alone will lose their coverage under that states most popular plan. We see more private companies, local governments, and universities slashing hours every day. The federal data hub wont even test a data security system until the day before it goes live, presenting a huge risk of fraud for everyone who enrolls in the program. States keep announcing big jumps in premiums. The American people overwhelmingly believe it is wrong to give the biggest corporations a delay in their mandate but not provide the same to regular Americans. Opponents of the health care law need to unite to put intense political pressure on Senate Democrats to support defunding or delaying the laws central provisions. In the House, 22 Democrats have already done so. The specific legislative mechanism is irrelevant if no Senate Democrats feel a political need to protect their constituents from a law that is clearly not ready. Conversely, if grassroots pressure moves a block of Senate Democrat s to tell Harry Reid they need to have some kind of vote, its hard to imagine Republicans not quickly unifying behind any oppo rtunity to limit the laws damage. The health care law was written entirely by Democrats and passed without a single Republican vote in the Senate. When the people of Massachusetts rejected th e bill in the stunning election of Scott Brown, Democrats contrived to bend the rules and force what was really no more than a draft bill into the U.S. code as is. Democrats have been in charge of implementation every step of the way, even on multiple occasions disregarding the plain text of the law when they preferred some other arrange ment. (Speaking of Scott Brown, this years version is Steve Lonegan, who could pull off his own stu nning upset in New Jersey on October 16, half a month into whats expected to be a very bumpy open enrollment period under t he new law. Supporting Lonegan is one of the best ways to scare Senate Democrats into stopping the health care law.) I support defund and I also support delay. Ill support any strategy that can protect the American people from this train wreck. There is not much time left before legislative dea lmaking will begin in earnest. For the sake of the American people, its crit ical that opponents of the presidents health care law use the limited time we have left to bring maximum pressure to bear on Senate Democrats. Phil Kerpen is the president of American Commitment and the author of Democracy Denied. Kerpen can be reached at Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Uncircle the firing squad Guest Column Phil Kerpen The new requirements for N o Child Left Behind w aivers from the Department o f Education have some bad n ews for Americas teachers. T he Obama administration w ants states to use standardi zed tests to not only judge s tudents and schools but now t eachers as well lest we lose g round to China. C oincidentally, China this w eek banned standardized t esting in early grades and r educed it thereafter. China, i t seems, wants to be more l ike us. The test scores of A merican kids have lagged w ell behind the rest of the i ndustrialized world since w ell before we put the first m an on the moon, build the W orld Wide Web, revolut ionized business software, a nd mapped the human g enome. The United States s till has the largest economy i n the world 30 years after A N ation at Risk warned that w ed better get our schoolh ouse in order. Apparently t he standardized tests have n o bearing on American i ngenuity. The Obama administration w orries we face a testing g ap, but the Chinese have f igured out they face an i nnovation gap. This is why, a ccording to Chinese-born P rof. Yong Zhao of the U niversity of Oregon, China w ants to move from a labor-intensive, low-level m anufacturing economy into an innovation-driven knowledge society. Obamas demand that states rate teachers on their studentstest scores moves America away from innovation toward utter lunacy. Judging a teacher on a students improvement means states have to start testing kids in pre-K. Education Secretary Arne Duncan calls these formative assessments and has set aside $500 million to develop tests for kids as young as four. Using standardized tests to identify bad teachers gets taken to the woodshed by Diane Ravitch in her new book Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to Americas Public Schools. She quotes studies showing that a teacher only affects 15 percent of a students test score. The biggest influence on a students performance is their home life Did dad lose his job? Are the parents divorcing? Do the parents use big words at home and take them to museums? none of which the teacher can control. Simply put, judging a teacher on their studentstest scores makes as much sense as judging a farmer on his crop without accounting for drought, severe weather, freezes, pestilence or Wall Street bankers crashing the market and making it impossible to get a loan to buy a tractor. Stated politely as possible, valueadded assessment is bad science, writes Ravitch. It may even be junk science. Worst of all, the system requires teachers to show improvement every year like Wall Street demanding everincreasing profits. Simply doing great every year in unacceptable, penalizing good schools. I had this experience with my oldest son. As a fifth grader, he aced Texasstandardized test. Under No Child Left Behind, school ratings depend on whether a 10-year-old fills in the right bubble, so schools emphasize the test in the 5th grade to a fault. Not so in the sixth grade, freeing up Mr. Nelson to blow my sons mind. In one assignment, his class became a living history exhibit for the younger grades. My son started learning German and trombone. Because they werent so focused on the state test, my sons scores dipped slightly in the 6th grade. According to Obamas policy, Mr. Nelson is a bad teacher. Ravitch admits we need better teachers, but she suggests investing in better training and collaboration. Obamas policy will encourage teachers to emphasize test preparation at the expense of enriching instruction, something unlikely to yield better teachers. Nothing about a multiple-choice test is suited to finding the most inspiring and the most dedicated teachers in every school. In every school, students, teachers, and supervisors know who those teachers are. We need more of them, writes Ravitch. We will not get them by continuing to turn teachers into testing technicians or judging teachers by inappropriate statistical models. Liberals and other fans of clean air rightfully skewer Republicans for using junk science to deny climate change. It is time for us to stop letting Obama off the hook for using junk science to fire teachers, or well really start losing ground to the Chinese. Jason Stanford is a Democratic consultant who writes columns for the Austin AmericanStatesman and MSNBC. He can be reached at and on Twitter @JasStanford/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. How Obama uses junk science to punish teachers Guest Column Jason Stanford EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter (400 words, maximum ) and include your address and phone numbe r. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Sen d your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870 ; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-ma il


h earing, one of two final p ublic hearings before the b udget is finalized. I still think that not fundi ng it right away and looking a t it in six months to see w hat they have been able to a ccomplish would be the w ay to go, Elwell said. Commission Chairman J ack Richie agreed with E lwell, saying it was his o pinion that the IDA/EDC b e allowed to perform. He a lso objected to the idea that a n exit strategy would be n eeded. I dont think that its going to be necessary to have a complete shutoff if the IDA, Richie said. I think that in the next six months they can have the thing going and have some contributions. At their last session, commissioners told past IDA/EDC chairman John Shoop, that the organization would have to live on their combined savings, just short of $170,000, for at least the next six months. In the meantime, EDC proponents were encouraged to go and solicit membership from local business and industry to help pad their pocketbook. Richie, who serves as liaison to the organization, noted that the current membership numbers had dwindled over the years to slightly more than a dozen, with about half of those now serving on the board. Through budget cutting, innovative financing and some horse-trading with the countys constitutional officers, commissioners were able to keep the ad valorem tax rate at 7.1 mils, or $7.10 for each $1,000 of taxable valuation. Although the savings would be minimal to local property owners, who may have one or more tax exemptions, the action is more substantial to businesses and rental properties, who receive no such write-offs. However, that number is not yet final. It may be changed up until Sept. 13 when the board is mandated to advertise its intent to adopt a final millage rate and their statement summarizing all of the adopted tentative budgets. That document will show the proposed tax millage, the balances, reserves and totals in each of the major budget classifications. The final public hearing on the budget is slated for Sept. 17 at 5:30 p.m. This weeks budget hearing will commence Thursda y evening at 5:30 p.m. Page A4 News-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013 biz spotlight; 5.542"; 8"; Black plus three; process, heartland biz spotlig; 0 0 0 3 1 9 7 5 DR. SEVIGNY, MARK; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, buy 1 get 1 p/u; 0 0 0 3 2 0 2 1 MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 9/4,18,25; 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 3 Continued from A1 EDC asks county for half of last years funding b arrel by satellite radio giant S iriusXM. Last week, Sirius o fficials announced that they h ad entered into a definitive a greement to acquire the c onnected vehicle services b usiness of Agero for a r eported $530 million in c ash. Ageros connected vehicle u nit is said to be the nations l eading provider of innovat ive telematics services w hich offer safety, security a nd convenience services for d rivers. For automakers, A geros services are termed turnkey solutions. Following the acquisition, i t was announced that S iriusXM would provide conn ected vehicle services to a n umber of additional automot ive manufacturers. Names m entioned in a company p ress release include Acura, H onda, Hyundai, Infiniti, L exus, Nissan and Toyota. SiriusXM Chief Executive O fficer Jim Meyer said the deal would allow Sirius to provide services both via satellite and cellular networks. It also would accelerate the companys plan to develop additional opportunities in the field of connected vehicle services. The acquisition of Ageros connected vehicle business is a natural fit for SiriusXM.As the worlds leading provider of in-vehicle subscription services, SiriusXM is uniquely positioned to offer world-class end-to-end telematics services, Meyer said The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2013. It was in 2001 that Cross Country Automotive Services announced their intention to open a location in Highlands County.Established as the firms fourth contact services location, initially, they installed just 260 seats in the 37,000-square-foot building. There were 375 jobs created at the time with the new firm. The Sebring contact center provided emergency response services to those covered under new car warranty programs, insurance policies, or affinity memberships. From the onset, it was a round-the-clock operation with clients including over half of the automotive brands including Chrysler, Dodge and BMW, among others. Also availing themselves of Cross Countrys services were half of the nations top property/casualty insurance companies and several wireless carriers, financial institutions and affinity groups. During a presentation before Highlands County commissioners last month, former IDA/EDC chairman John Shoop mentioned that there was an expansion planned at the Agero location, but made no mention of the buyout by Sirius XM. Continued from A1 Agero purchased by SiriusXM for $530 million


Associated PressNEWYORK In a case that gave a legal airing to the debate over use of the N-word among blacks, a federal jury has rejected a black managers argument that it was a term of love and endearment when he aimed it at black employee. Jurors were weighing punitive damages Tuesday after finding last week that the managers four-minute rant was hostile and discriminatory, and awarding $250,000 in compensatory damages. The case against Rob Carmona and the employment agency he founded, STRIVE East Harlem, hinged on the what some see as a complex double standard surrounding the word: Its a degrading slur when uttered by whites but can be used at times with impunity among blacks. But 38-year-old Brandi Johnson told jurors that being black didnt make it any less hurtful when Carmona repeatedly targeted her with the slur during a March 2012 tirade about inappropriate workplace attire and unprofessional behavior. Johnson, who taped the remarks after her complaints about his verbal abuse were disregarded, said she fled to the restroom and cried for 45 minutes. I was offended. I was hurt. I felt degraded. I felt disrespected. I was embarrassed, Johnson testified. The controversy is a blemish on STRIVE, which has been heralded for helping people with troubled backgrounds get into the workforce. Its employment model, which was described in a CBS Minutes piece as part boot camp, part group therapy, claims to have helped nearly 50,000 people find work since 1984. Sharpe told jurors that STRIVEs tough-love program cannot excuse Carmonas behavior. s andy soil, the Hammock s upports the entire range of F lorida habitats. Standing u nder the soaring cypress t rees is like being inside a c athedral. Park Manager Steven D ale explained how water m akes this beautiful place p ossible. There are three drainagew ays that bring surface w ater through the park b esides rain, he said. The g reatest volume of water m oves through Little C harlie Bow Legs Creek a nd its associated drainage b asin on the western border o f the park at its lowest elev ation. The two other d rainageways are small c reeks, Haw Branch and T iger Branch. Haw Branch is seasonal, D ale said. It originates in t he Seven Lakes Property a nd runs east to west along t he parks northern border. T iger Branch originates i nside the parks northeast b order and flows through t he parks wetlands. Both b ranches eventually join L ittle Charlie Bow Legs C reek, which flows into the P eace River, which in turn f lows to the Gulf of Mexico. The key to the waters m ovement, Dale said, is the d ifference in elevation b etween the Ridge and the w estern portions of the park. T he eastern border, on the w est of the Ridge, is 135 f eet above sea level. The w estern border is only 80 f eet above sea level. Gravity m akes the water run downh ill off the Ridge, Dale said in other words from the w est side of U.S. 27 toward t he Country Club of S ebring. This water creates a flood plain swamp for part o f the year. Water, however, is not a constant in the park. The wet and dry seasons have a significant affect. Average rainfall, in the wet season (roughly June to September) is 31.1 inches, Dale said. The dry season (October to May) generally sees 20.79 inches. This makes the park wet and dry in cycles. Scientists refer to the habitat as a xeric/ hydric (dry/wet) hammock. Its a symbiotic relationship. They both have a purpose, Dale said. For example, while cypress trees are swamp plants, they also need dry soil in order to propagate. The long period of drought in Central Florida has affected the park as well as surrounding lakes. Recent rains have been a bit higher than average, Dale said. The Southwest Florida Water Management District data show that although the average rainfall in June and July can be 8.26 and 7.99 inches respectively, this year we actually got 11.81 inches in June and 11.36 inches in July. But at the end of the dry season in May, our area and the Lake Wales region was 3.85 feet below normal, and even with all this rain, by the end of July we were still 1.9 feet below normal. Water levels did rise quickly this summer, Dale said, at one point coming to the top of the catwalk in Cypress Swamp, closing the trail for a short time. The water, however, has been receding ever since. On Friday, the catwalk was an easy, dry walk. In fact, drier conditions have been in place for so long, Dale said, we dont recognize weve only come halfway back to a healthy aquifer. The rain is only abnormal for recent times, he said. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013 Page A5 lindsey's wish; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, lyndsey's wish; 0 0 0 3 1 9 7 4 MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; top rt hand pg main A; 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 7 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 102477-publix liqours; 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 1 Continued from A1 Katara Simmons/News-Sun A wash only weeks ago, the Cypress Swamp catwalk is back to dry. The water surrounding it is only three or four feet deep. In the dry season, it typically disappears. Water high at Hammock, but still below historical average New York case puts N-word use among blacks on trial AUBURNDALE (AP) T wo 10-year-old girls were k illed in a crash after the car t hey were riding in collided w ith a truck that apparently r an a red light. The Polk County Sheriffs O ffice says the crash happ ened Sunday night. The Ledger of Lakeland r eports that Linda Hood M ercer was driving a V olkswagen Beetle when her c ar entered an intersection a nd was struck by a pickup t ruck. There were four girls in M ercers car. The two 10y ear-olds were not wearing s eat belts and were killed. A t hird girl, who also did not w ear a seat belt, is in a T ampa hospital with critical i njuries. The fourth girl was i n the passenger seat and w ore her seat belt. She wasn t injured. 2 girls killed in crash, 3rd injured in Polk Co.


condition to be discharged on his own. He stayed in the hospital while the staff began an intensive search to discover his identity. Sharlene Landers, the hospital nurse responsible for ensuring safe discharges for all patients, was in charge of the quest. She got in touch with the Mexican Consulate in Orlando, sent Don Joses fingerprints to the FBI to see if they could be identified, contacted Nell Hayes, public information officer for the Sheriffs Office and asked Father Louis Albarracan at St. James Catholic Church to talk to him. Other individuals volunteered hours of assistance. Albarracan was able to help Don Jose remember his parentsfirst names and the town from which he originally came. The first names revealed nothing, however. Neither did Don Joses fingerprints. He was not on file anywhere. In the meantime, the Mexican Consulate took out ads in Mexican newspapers and distributed posters with Don Joses photograph on them. Still nothing. Along the way, Landers had been given three Mexican email addresses of individuals who might be able to help. She said the first two messages were returned as undeliverable, filling her with despair. Then, she said, there was divine intervention. Apriest in the city of Hildago, Mexico replied to the third email saying he thought he knew the family of the man in the photograph and that he would contact them. If it was the man, the priest said, his name was Sebastian Ovalle. He had been missing for 35 years. The priest said there was a daughter and he would call her. That daughter called her sister, Juana Ovalle-Garcia, in California. While waiting for confirmation, Ovalle-Garcia packed her bags and prepared to fly to Florida. When my sister called, I thought it was a joke, she told the press Saturday at the Lake Placid hospital. I was 16 when my father disappeared. Im 51 now. Ahard week of waiting passed. I thought maybe it was just a dream and I would wake up, OvalleGarcia said. Instead, the confirmation came. OvalleGarcia flew immediately to Highlands County, reuniting with her father Friday night. He did not recognize her, but felt in his gut that she was family. Saturday, they met with local reporters. The only reason I let this (the press conference) happen, Ovalle-Garcia said, is I am so very proud and happy. Amiracle happened. Its a very good thing that happened. Only some questions have been answered. Sebastian Ovalle had indeed been a migrant field worker, following the orange harvest in Florida and the apple harvest in New York. He is now 87 years old. His daughter said he came to the United States on a work permit every year, working for three or four months before returning home. Then one day in 1978, after hed called to say he was on the way, he simply vanished. His wife and family, which included eight children, reached out to American authorities for help, but nothing was discovered. Decades passed. Ovalles wife died and some of his children and brothers emigrated to California and Texas. Everyone thought Ovalle long dead. Meeting his daughter and talking to his brothers, some of Ovalles earliest memories have returned, but what happened over the 35 years he was missing, n o one knows, including him Among possible scenarios is a concern he was trapped in the hands of a human trafficking ring. Whatever he suffered, h is family is rushing to care f or him now. Because he has no documentary papers, he is not allowed to fly. A younger brother who lives in San Antonio is taking a bus to Florida so Ovalle c an return to Mexico where another daughter will care for him. Since a heart attack, Ovalle said, it is difficult for him to find words and speak. He smiled shyly. His daughter spoke for him, God bless you all, she said. God is still alive. Anthony Stahl, the hosp itals administrator, said, I n a world so full of disaster, this is a once-in-a-lifetime story. I am so proud of my staff, extending the healing hand of Christ. Page A5 News-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page sept ads; 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 3.639"; 5"; Black; 9/4/13; 0 0 0 3 2 0 4 1 a cross Highlands county, is s eeking volunteers. V olunteer guardians help r epresent children who are i nvolved in court proceedi ngs. Guardians must be at l east 21 years old and underg o background checks and a c ertification process. For more information a bout the program, call D awn Shinskey at (863) 5 34-4597 or email D Sebring Moose Riders have fish fry SEBRING Sebring M oose Lodge 2259 Moose R iders will hold their bim onthly fish fry put on by J Tand his crew from 5-7 p .m. Thursday. Karaoke by J ewells will start at6 pm. Rogers to moderate Scribes Night Out SEBRING Bruce R ogers, owner of Brewsters C offee House, is on tap to t ake over as moderator of t he two September gett ogethers of Scribes Night O ut, set for the second and f ourth Sundays (Sep. 8 and S ep. 22) at 6 p.m. at the coff ee house. As moderator, hell be s erving as master of cerem onies, keeping things movi ng along and introducing t he writers wholl be reading f rom their works. To add s ome humor to the events, R ogers will be wearing his k ilts to reflect his Scottish h eritage. But, on a more serious n ote, hell also be commenting on the important role played by the arts in his life and his business. Alocal patron of the arts, hes especially dedicated to projects that use the arts to spread the word about humanitarian causes. He is an outspoken leader in the fight against breast cancer; and his coffee house has often been transformed into an art gallery, a music hall and as a gathering place for writers of all ages. The motto on the door of the coffee house sums up his vision: May all who enter leave with a refreshed heart. That means, he says, Brewsters is not just a place where one grabs a cup of coffee in a heated rush. Its not merely to quench ones thirst, but to ease and refresh ones soul. Brewsters, just south of Home Depot, is open to the public and the ScribesNight-Out events are free of charge. For more information, call Art Lefkowitz at 385-1554. SFSC Community Education offers Advanced Driver ImprovementAVON PARK South Florida State Colleges (SFSC) Community Education Department will offer a 12-hour Advanced Driver Improvement course for drivers who have a suspended license or who have too many points on their license. The course will be held on consecutive days from 5:309:30 p.m. Sept. 17-19 at the SFSC DeSoto Campus, 2252 N.E. Turner Ave., Arcadia. The course fee is 145, and pre-registration is required. Participants may register in Building B on the Highlands Campus or at any SFSC campus or center. For more information, contact the Community Education office at 784-7388 or email CommunityEducation@south to meet with Republican votersSEBRING Peggy Ogg, Supervisor of Elections, will meet with Republican voters in Precinct 15 for an informative discussion at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 at the Country Club of Sebring Restaurant, 4700 Haw Branch Road. State Senator Denise Grimsley and Commissioner Greg Harris will stop by. For information, call 4025456.Peace River sponsors Domestic Violence walkSEBRING Peace River Center Victim Services is inviting Highlands County residents to take steps to end domestic violence in the Highlands Walk-A-Thon set for 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. The walk will take place at Highlands Hammock State Park. Cost will be $20 per person for participation and a benefit T-shirt. Proceeds will go to the Peace River Center Victim Services Local Domestic Violence Shelter. For information or to register, call 386-1168. Continued from A2 CAROLYN FISH Carolyn Fish, age 71, of S tuart, Fla. passed away on F riday, Aug. 23, 2013 at the T reasure Coast Hospice, H arper House. Carolyn was b orn March 1, 1942 in B angor, Maine, daughter of t he late Clarence and V irginia (Linton) Ryer. Carolyn is survived by her l oving husband of 44 years, A llon R. Fish of Stuart, Fla.; h er son, Allon R. Fish Jr. of B angor, Maine; her daught ers, Wendy Pelletier of R ock Hill, S.C. and Stephany A. Fish of Jupiter Farms, Fla.; her granddaughter, Danielle and grandson, Adam; three great-granddaughters; and her favorite and constant K9 companion, Rylee. Per her wishes, cremation will take place and a memorial service was held on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, 11:30 a.m. at New Beginnings Community Church (8163 SWCitrus Blvd; Palm City, FL34990). Interment will follow on the family plot in Bangor, Maine at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Treasure Coast Hospice (1201 SE Indian St; Stuart, FL34997) or to New Beginnings Community Church. Arrangements are by the Treasure Coast Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory, Stuart, Fla. Share a memory or condolence online at www.treasurecoastseawinds Fish Obituaries Continued from A1 Community Briefs Missing father reunited with family after 35 years Christopher Tuffley/News-S un Juana Ovalle-Garcia, 51, reunites with her father Sebastian Orvelle 87, at Florida Hospital Lake Placid. With help, Sharlene Landers (third from left) spent weeks finding his family, because Ovalle had no memory of who he was. It turned out he had been missing for 35 years. Hospital administrator Anthony Stahl (far right), said the story was once in a lifetime. Juana Ovalle-Garcia who was reunited with her father SaturdayWhen my sister called, I thought it was a joke. I was 16 when my father disappeared. Im 51 now. rf By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING The upcomi ng pre-trial hearings for the d efendants in the Aaron Doty m urder case arent expected t o bring any real changes, a ccording to Assistant States A ttorney Steve Houchin. I really dont anticipate a nything happening for these d efendants, Houchin said. Nothing of significance is g oing on with the murder c ases for Jonathan Rodriguez o r Kenneth Felipe. The two are accused of b eating Doty nearly to death d uring a party at their Sun N L ake home on June 10, 2012, t hen taking his unconscious b ody into the woods and sett ing him on fire. Houchin did mention the Felipe is likely to plead in an unrelated drug case this month. Rodriguez will appear at for pre-trial hearing on Sept. 19; Felipe will be in court again on Oct. 24. Two other defendants, Giovanni Burgos and Travis Makris, will be appearing in front of Judge Angela Cowden in two weeks on Sept. 18. They are charged with being accessories after the fact, allegedly helping the two murder suspects hide evidence (Makris) and hide from authorities (Burgos). There isnt a plea deal for those defendants, Houchin said. Houchin said that depositions for Rodriguez and Felipe are still under way by both prosecutors and defense lawyers. Progress slow in Doty cases t ance from the State Fire Marshals office a nd a bomb-disposal robot to enter the h ouse. The robots cameras recorded two p eople dead. Sheriff Susan Benton said her office w ould provide additional information once t he family is notified and as the investigation p roceeds. These types of cases are difficult for our t roops to investigate, given the limited information and the historical outcome of such types of cases, Benton said. Many murder/suicide cases involve a chronic or severe health situation that has left people feeling like they have no control over their future, she said. But we have to wait (in this case) for evidence to come in and the case to speak for itself, Benton said. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact detectives at the Sheriffs Office at 863-402-7200. Continued from A1 HCSO investigating apparent murder/suicide in Sebring Rodriguez Felipe Burgos Makris


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013Page A7 ***************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. NOTICE OF DISPOSITION ACCORDING TO THE FLORIDA SELF STORAGE FACILITY ACT THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOCATED AT THE STORAGE PLACE OF AVON PARK, 395 CR 17A WEST, AVON PARK, FL 33825 WILL BE DISPOSED OF ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 AT 10:00 AM. ALL UNITS ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHER WISE STATED. Names and unit numbers are as follows: NAME UNIT NUMBER Lela Davis 116 DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORDS LIEN MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS, UNDER FLORIDA LAW, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE IN CASH. August 28; September 4, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 28-2013-CA-000355 CAPITAL CITY BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. JOSE R. PEREZ LAJOS, an unmarried man, Defendant. NOTICE OF SALE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, ROBERT W. GERMAINE, Clerk of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, will sell at public sale the following described property situate in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, to wit: LOTS 6914 and Lot 6915, of AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 22, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 5, page 18, of the public records of Highlands County, Florida. Said sale shall be made to the highest and best bidder for cash pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment entered in the above styled cause and will be held in the Jury Assembly Room of the HIGHLANDS County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, on the 24th day of September, 2013, commencing at the hour of 11:00 A.M. All interested parties shall be governed accordingly by this Notice. DATED this 21st day of August, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk August 28; September 4, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 28-2013-CA-000354 CAPITAL CITY BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. JOSE R. PEREZ LAJOS, an unmarried man, Defendant. NOTICE OF SALE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, ROBERT W. GERMAINE, Clerk of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, will sell at public sale the following described property situate in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, to wit: Lot 11528 and 11529, of AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 35, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 39, of the public records of Highlands County, Florida. Said sale shall be made to the highest and best bidder for cash pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment entered in the above styled cause and will be held in the Jury Assembly Room of the HIGHLANDS County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, on the 24th day of September, 2013, commencing at the hour of 11:00 A.M. All interested parties shall be governed accordingly by this Notice. DATED this 21st day of August, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk August 28; September 4, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-300 IN RE: ESTATE OF JON BRUCE WHITELAW Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of Jon Bruce Whitelaw, deceased, File Number PC 13-300, by the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was March 28, 2013; that the total value of the estate is $4,500.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name and Address Thomas John Whitelaw 3823 Vista Blanca San Clemente, CA 92672 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, 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 September 4, 2013. Person Giving Notice: Thomas John Whitelaw 3823 Vista Blanca San Clemente, CA 42672 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Person Giving Notice: 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 382-3154 By: /s/ Thomas L. Nunnallee THOMAS L. NUNNALLEE Florida Bar No. 0062162 E-Mail Address: September 4, 11, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282012CA1104 CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. SHIRLEY M. WORKS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DONALD R. WORKS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHIRLEY M. WORKS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE RICHARD D. WORKS; RICHARD D. WORKS; DONALD R. WORKS; UNKNOWN TENANT; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure Sale dated the 27th day of August, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282012CA1104, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein CITIMORTGAGE, INC. is the Plaintiff and SHIRLEY M. WORKS, UNKNOWN TENANT, RICHARD D. WORKS and DONALD R. WORKS IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 1st day of October, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 2 AND 3, BLOCK 3, MARTHA ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 42, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (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. Dated this 28th day of August, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp 12-12909 September 4, 11, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000008 SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, v. CONNIE J. PETREIT A/K/A CONNIE CLEARWATER A/K/A CONNIE DELOACH; CONNIE PETREIT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CONNIE J. PETREIT A/K/A CONNIE CLEARWATER A/K/A CONNIE DELOACH; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on August 22, 2013, in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 6E, THE MANORS: COMMENCE AT A POINT AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 1, BLOCK 7, SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST AND THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY OF LAKE AVENUE, SAID POINT BEING 25.00 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF LAKE AVENUE; THENCE RUN WEST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 1, BLOCK 7 FOR A DISTANCE OF 105.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 02 MINUTES EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 420.00 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 0 DEGREES 02 MINUTES EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 32.50 FEET; THENCE WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 85.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 02 MINUTES WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 32.50 FEET; THENCE EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 85.00 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING. ALL LYING AND BEING IN LOT 1, BLOCK 7, SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 1429 WRAY ST., AVON PARK, FL 33825 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Highlands County, Florida, at eleven o'clock a.m., on October 9, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any. other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice, please contact the Court Administration Office at (863) 534-4690. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service. August 28; September 4, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2010-CA-000880 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. NANCY E. DELONG, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF TERESA E. STEIN; KATRINA IRENE STEIN GONZALEZ; TRACY LEE STEIN ELLIS; TERESA E. STEIN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KATRINA IRENE STEIN GONZALEZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TRACY LEE STEIN ELLIS; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on March 28, 2013, and the Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale entered on August 21, 2013, in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 2, BLOCK 10, OF LAKE BLUE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 59, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL: A PORTION OF LOT 2, BLOCK 10, LAKE BLUE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 59, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE NORTHEASTERN CORNER OF SAID LOT 2; THENCE RUN NORTHWESTERLY ALONG THE COMMON LINE BETWEEN SAID LOT 2 AND LOT 1 FOR A DISTANCE OF 160.00 FEET TO THE MOST NORTHERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT 2; THENCE RUN SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE WESTERN SIDE OF SAID LOT 2 FOR A DISTANCE OF 25.00 FEET T0 A POINT, THENCE RUN SOUTHEASTERLY 25.00 FEET FROM AND PARALLEL TO SAID COMMON LINE BETWEEN LOTS 1 AND 2, FOR A DISTANCE OF 160.00 FEET TO THE EASTERN SIDE OF SAID LOT 2; THENCE RUN NORTHEASTERLY ALONG THE EASTERN SIDE OF SAID LOT 2 FOR A DISTANCE OF 35.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. a/k/a 1339 LAKE CLAY DR., LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Highlands County, Florida, at eleven o'clock a.m., on September 24, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any. other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 21st day of August, 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 any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice, please contact the Court Administration Office at (863) 534-4690. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service. 888101274 August 28; September 4, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2010CA000038 HSBC MORTGAGE SERVICES INC., Plaintiff, vs. JOSEPH NANCE AND DREMINDA NANCE, et. al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 27, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2010CA000038 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein HSBC MORTGAGE SERVICES INC., is the Plaintiff and JOSEPH J. NANCE; DREMINDA J. NANCE; HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) are the Defendant(s). Robert Germaine as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 S. COMMERCE A VENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 AT 11:00 A.M. on October 1, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 29, HEIRINGS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 27, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 28th day of August, 2013. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863) 534-4690, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. 12-01553 September 4, 11, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 10000400GCS HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR DEUTSCHE BANK ALT 2006-AR2 Plaintiff, vs. JIMMY LEE HATAWAY, LAKE PARK VILLAGE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTERST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMA NTS, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on August 27, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: CONDOMINIUM PARCEL KNOWN AS UNIT 3-B, BUILDING 3 OF LAKE PARK VILLAGE CONDOMINIUM PHASE II, A CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM THEREOF RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1478, PAGE 1233, AND ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 2825 LAKE JUNE BLVD # 3B, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on October 15, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 28th day of August, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk September 4, 11, 2013 1050LegalsNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000104TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that KYLE L. BOLYARD the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 9757 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-21-36-29-130-3040-0030 Description of Property: LOT 3 BLOCK 304 LEISURE LAKES SECTION 13, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7 PAGE 73 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: FAREED J. ALI; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 18th day of September, 2013. Dated this 5th day of July, 2013. ROBERT W. 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Page A8News-SunWednesday, September 4, m TOWN OFLAKE PLACID HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA REQUEST FOR RESUMES FOR THE POSITION OF TOWN CLERK Town Population: 2,127 Opening Date/Time: August 22, 2013 Closing Date/Time: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Submit to: Resumes for the position of Town Clerk Phil Williams, T own Administrator T own of Lake Placid 311 W. Interlake Blvd. Lake Placid, FL 33852 T he Town of Lake Placid is accepting resumes from qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of Town Clerk. T he position is a responsible position which is answers to the Lake Placid T own Council, the Mayor and the Town A dministrator. The proposed salary range will be $35,000 $55,000, dependent on qualifications, plus benefits of health insurance, sick leave, vacation and state retirement paid in full at this time by the town. The Town Clerk must have the following minimum qualifications: Associates Degree or a combination of college work which demonstrates accountability, organizational skills, communication skills and potential to develop within a responsible government environment. *Certification as Municipal Clerk or Municipal Clerk experience is preferred but not required. *Must have background favorable to a position of trust. Must be a Florida Notary Public or become one within ninety (90) days after hire. Must possess a valid drivers licenses required for the operation of vehicles and a dependable mode of transportation. Must have computer skills to perform essential job functions using Microsoft Word, Excel, web base, Quickbooks experience desirable. Must have knowledge of legal advertising requirements, election laws and procedures, ability to understand and interpret state and local laws or have ability and commitment to learn same. The functions of the Town Clerk include, but are not limited to the following: Serves as Official Clerk to the Town Council and to various Boards throughout the Town, fulfilling the public records requirements as established by statute. Attends all official meetings, records proceedings and prepares minutes of all meetings. Supervises and manages the Towns municipal and special elections. Maintains up-to-date Town Code, Ordinance, Resolutions, Policies and Procedures as adopted by the Town Council. Publishes legal notices for all public hearings before the Council and various Boards. Administers oath of office to employees, Town officials and board members having enforcement or regulatory powers Provides information of public record to citizens on request. Performs such other duties as are assigned by the Town Administrator, Mayor and Town Council. Copies of the full job description will be on the towns website after August 26, 2013. The town is looking to fill the position by October 1, 2013. 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used furniture, vehicles, misc. items with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 314-9876DUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013Page A9 NOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states tha t 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 & SuppliesWANTED PROGRAMMABLE RECLINER w/full body massage. Reasonable price please, limited budget. Call 863-465-7877 leave message. 7340Wanted to BuyAVON PARKLAKES *LARGE MOVING SALE 1880 North Homeric Rd. Thur, Fri, & Sat, Sept 5,6,& 7. All Must Go! Priced To Sell Dealers Dream Early Sales Welcome! 863-458-0277 7320Garage &Yard Sales INVERSION SYSTEMTable By Nordic Track Heavy Duty Large Base. $100. 863-465-6749 CEILING FANHampton Bay with Light. $15. 863-385-0000 AIR MATTRESSColeman with Quick Pump. Brand New / Queen size. $35. 863-385-0000 7310Bargain Buys 7000 Merchandise SPRING LAKE3BR, 2BA, 2CG, CHA, patio, ceramic tiled living, dining, kit., bath & halls, SS appliances, refrigerator w/ water on door, micro., W/D hook up. No pets or Smokers. 863-835-0061 6300Unfurnished HousesSEBRING LAKEJOSEPHINE 3/1, carport, work shop, CHA, washer/dryer. $500/mo. Call 863-699-1567 6250Furnished Houses AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953BEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING2BR/1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping. $595/mo. 863-381-1861 6200UnfurnishedApartments 6200UnfurnishedApartments SEBRING 2/1 Newly remodeled, $425/mo. + sec. dep. 1646 Penny Ave. Call for details. 863-381-0357 or 863-446-2838. LAKE PLACID2BR, 1BA, Screened Patio & 1 Car Garage. Over looking Beautiful Lake June. Newly painted. $475/ mo. with Sec. Dep. $500. 863-655-0595 or 863-414-2833 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsLAKE PLACID/ Sebring DW Mobile Home 2BR/ 2BA, Central A/C/Heat. Screened porch, Carport. W/D hook up. Large lawn, quiet area. No pets. $500/mo. + dep. 863-840-0494 or 863-465-1451 5150Mobile HomesFor Rent PALM HARBORHOMES 4/2 Stock Sequoia 2,200 sq. ft. $12K OFF! FOR FREE PHOTOS... John Lyons @ 800-622-2832 ext 210 AVON MOBILEHOME PARK 55 PLUS. PARK MODEL, LOW LOT RENT. $4000. SORRY NO PETS. 863-449-1072 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesSEBRING ORANGEBlossom Estates Unit 10 PB6-PG51 Lot 11 Block 4. $6500. obo. Estate Sale! Call 317-670-9228 4220Lots for SaleSUN NLAKES *SELL / LEASE OPTION 3BR, 2BA. Just Remodeled! Large Corner Lot. $137,500. Owner Will Finance if needed. 954-270-5242 4060Homes for SaleAvon ParkFROSTPROOF *LAKE FRONT 4BR, 2BA, Just Remodeled! Culdesac. SELL / LEASE OPTION Owner Finance Available. $117,500. 954-270-5242 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate WANTED FIELDREPRESENTATIVE'S to join the Oldest Auction Firm in Florida. Need Motivated team members to seek out inventories, estates, liquidations etc. 863-640-6890 LOCAL DRIVERWANTED P/T seasonal for Parcel Delivery must have at least 1 year of prior driving experience within the last 3 yrs. of driving commercial cargo van or larger. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass background and drug screening, must be able to lift 70lbs., be dependable and 21 yrs. or older. Send resume or go to Heartland Workforce. THE OAKSAT AVON Has the following Positions available: *CERTIFIED DIETARY MANAGER* *PART TIME ADMISSION ASSISTANT* Interested Applicants may apply at 1010 Hwy. 27 N, Avon Park, FL.33825 or FAX RESUME TO TAMMY PADILLA AT 863-453-5308 THE OAKSAT AVON Has the following positions available: RN Unit Manager RN's / LPN's / CNA's. Interested Applicants may apply at 1010 Hwy 27N Avon Park, FL 33825 or FAX RESUME TO TAMMY PADILLA AT 863-453-5308 SUNSHINE PAYDAY LOANS Full time clerk needed Must be organized and Have excellent Customer Service skills Fax resumes to: 863-678-2170 PATIENT CARETECHNICIAN Needed for dialysis clinic Prefer certified, but will train right person with phlebotomy experience. Excellent benefits. Fax resumes to (863) 382-9242 Attn: Peggy or call (863) 382-9443 INSURANCE AGENTWANTED Licensed 220 insurance agent needed in Sebring office with outstanding selling skills. Please contact Selena Leal at 863-382-6611 or email to AVON PARKLooking for FT. Warehouse & Delivery to work Tues. Fri. 10-4:30. Apply in person at Main Store located at 2900 US. 27 S. 863-402-1688. 2100Help Wanted 6300Unfurnished Houses Classified ads get fast results Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 ***PLEASE USE FILLER***********************AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00032008 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00032009


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By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comBefore getting too used t o the general routine of T uesday and Thursday n ights that make up the h igh school volleyball seas on, the Lady Blue Streaks t raveled to Stuart Saturday f or the ever-competitive S outh Fork Tournament. And while the 1-2 record o n the day was something a t least one player wasnt r eally up to discuss lets n ot and say we did it is s o because Sebrings earlys eason success has them a iming higher and expecti ng more. And yet a look at the r esults shows the Streaks h ad nothing at all to hang t heir collective heads a bout. Their opening, two-set l oss to host South Fork saw a pair of 25-20 scores, s howing a pretty even m atch against the 5-1, D istrict 13-6A-leading L ady Bulldogs. South Forks only loss o n their season thus far c ame against powerful C ocoa Beach in an earlier m atch on the day, which t urned out to be Sebrings n ext opponent. And, in fact, while it was a nother two-set loss, the L ady Streaks made it even c loser against the undefeate d Minutemen with 25-22 a nd 25-21 scores. Sebring would then b reak through and close t heir day out with a win a gainst the Wildcats of M elbournes West Shore H igh School. After a 28-26, openings et win for the Streaks, the L ady Wildcats evened it up with a 25-20 win. But Sebring finished things off in the tie-breaker with a 15-11 win to end their day on a high note. Now 3-2 since the regular season got underway, the Lady Streaks get into the new District 11-5A schedule Thursday night on the road at DeSoto before returning home Tuesday, Sept. 10, to face the Hardee Wildcats. By JENNIFER KAY Associated PressKEYWEST Looking d azed and sunburned, U.S. e ndurance swimmer Diana N yad waded ashore Monday a nd became the first person t o swim from Cuba to F lorida without the help of a s hark cage. The 64-year-old Nyad s wam up to the beach just b efore 2 p.m. EDT, about 53 h ours after starting her journ ey from Havana on S aturday. As she approached, spect ators waded into waist-high w ater and surrounded her, t aking pictures and cheering h er on. I have three messages. O ne is, we should never, e ver give up. Two is, youre n ever too old to chase your d ream. Three is, it looks like a solitary sport, but it is a t eam, she said on the beach. I have to say, Im a little bit out of it right now, Nyad said. She gestured toward her swollen lips, and simply said seawater. Her team said she had been slurring her words while out in the water. She was placed on a stretcher on the beach and received an IVbefore she was taken by ambulance to a hospital. But her doctor later declared her essentially healthy and expected her to recover quickly from dehydration, swelling and sunburn. I just wanted to get out of the sun, she said after coming ashore on a scorching, sunny day amid calm seas. It was Nyads fifth attempt and what she had said would be her last try to complete the approximately 110-mile swim. She tried three times in 2011 and 2012. Her first attempt was in 1978. Its historic, marvelous, said Jose Miguel Diaz Escrich, the Hemingway Marina commodore who helped organize the Cuba side of Nyads multiple attempts. I always thought she could do it given her internal energy, her mental and physical strength, her will of iron, said Diaz Escrich, whom Nyad has called a longtime friend. More than the athletic feat, she wants to send a message of peace, love, friendship and happiness ... between the people of the United States and Cuba, he added. President Barack Obama was among a flurry of public officials and celebrities who tweeted congratulations. The presidents tweet read: Never give up on your dreams. Others who tweeted included Ryan Seacrest, who wrote We should never ever give up ... you never are too old to chase your dreams. Nyad later told broadcast outlet CNN her swim wasnt easy but she was determined with each stroke forward to push Cuba back, and push Florida towards her. There was never any real reason to dislike Tim Tebow, who never pretended to be anything he wasnt. Blame him for the Tebowing craze, if you will, but even that was worth a few laughs in a league that doesnt always embrace fun. Unfortunately, there wasnt much reason to like him as an NFLquarterback, either. Three teams tried their best to make use of his unique talents, but even Bill Belichick couldnt find a way to turn him into a competent NFLquarterback. Its hard to imagine anyone else trying, which means ESPN is going to have to find other programming to fill the hours that were spent endlessly debating Tebows every move. Maybe they can give him a show of his own for the profits he helped the network make over the past few years. If its over for Tebow, well, maybe its for the best. Allows him to get on with his life, and allows us to avoid being bombarded with news and opinions on a quarterback who was never going to be more than a bit player in the league at best. The NFLis a cold and unforgiving place. Theres no room for sentimentality, no place for a quarterback who cant throw. Players are tossed onto the scrap heap with little regard to what theyve done before or how well theyre liked. Alot of people were rooting for some kind of miracle transformation in New England, given Belichicks track record with reclamation projects. Surely, they thought, he would find some way to improve Tebows ungainly mechanics enough to win a spot as Tom Bradys backup But even with owner Bob Kraft coming out earlier in the week to say he was root ing for Tebow to make the team wasnt enough. Neither was Tebows best outing of the preseason on Thursday, when he complete d 6 of 11 passes for 91 yards against the New York Giants. History will tell us that Tebowmania peaked on a cold Sunday in Denver, whe n Tebow threw an 80-yard touchdown pass on the first snap of overtime on Jan. 8, 2012, and the Broncos upse t the Pittsburgh Steelers 29-23 in the opening round of the playoffs. Tebowing was suddenly the rage, and Tebow finally had some believers in his quest to become a starting quarterback in a league where passing is everything. He showed hes a quarterback in the NFL, Broncos running back Willis McGah ee said afterward. Case closed. Not so fast. The next week Tom Brady S PORTS B SECTION News-Sun Wednesday, September 4, 2013 NASCAR This WeekP AGE B3 TIMDAHLBERG Associated Press Hard to imagine another chance for Tebow Dan Hoehne/News-Sun files Hannah Gotsch and the Lady Blue Streaks took on a tough field at the South Fork Tournament in Stuart Saturday. See TEBOW, Page B5 MCTpho to Tim Tebow may have seen the last of his NFL career. MCTpho to Diana Nyad swims the last few strokes into Smathers Beach to complete her historic crossing from Havana, Cuba, to Key West, Florida, Monday, Sept. 2. Nyad 1st to swim to Florida from Cuba without cage See SWIM, Page B4 Lady Streaks solid at South Fork Courtesy photo Front row, from left, Kinsley White, second place 8-year-old f emale; Kassidy Caputo; Mika Lonsdale, third place 6-yearold male; Zander Durastanti; Cale DeLaney, sixth place 6y ear-old male. Back row, from left: Trevor Doty; Bud Cox, f ifth place 8-year-old male; Chance Smoak; Zack Durastanti; Chase Doty. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comTen members of the local TriPower team made their way to the HyVee IronKids Championship in Des Moines, IAover the weekend and came away with strong results among a massive field of triathlon competitors. Kassiy Caputo, Zander Durastanti, Trevor Doty, Chance Smoak, Zack Durastanti and Chase Doty all powered through the course in their races in fine fashion, while four others shone through with medalwinning finishes. Cale Delaney, racing in the 6-year old boys division, came in with a time of 16:30 to finish in sixth place, while Mika Lonsdale of Lake Placid finished in TriPower tough at IronKids See KIDS, Page B5


Seminole Football KickoffSEBRING The Highlands Seminole Club is hosting a game watching party Saturday, Sept. 14, at 3 p.m. at the Sebring Beef OBradys. Awesome door prizes, food, fun, and friendship while watching the Noles take on Nevada for the second game of the season. Apair of game tickets for the FSU vs. Miami game will also be up for grabs. Come and prepare to have fun. Any questions, call Erin at 386-9194 or visit our Facebook site (Highlands Seminole Club).STR8 UP seeks helpLAKE PLACID As STR8 UPYouth Ministry in Lake Placid celebrates its one-year anniversary as a ministry, they are looking for ways to enhance their programs in order to maintain and challenge the influx of teenagers that enter the ministry. The youth currently play basketball on the back parking lot area and have long since outgrown it. They need the challenge of a full court and higher goals. William E. Lewis and Associates have donated the NBA-style fiberglass goals. Bevis Construction and Concrete has once again partnered with the program to provide the labor for this considerable project. STR8 UPis seeking to raise $7,500 for 80 yards of concrete. STR8 UPis asking for donations towards the goal one quarter of a yard of concrete is $25, half a yard is $50, and one yard of concrete is $100. All donations are welcome. Please make checks payable to STR8 UPYouth Ministry P.O. Box 654 Lake Placid, FL33862 or PayPal can be used from their website Volleyball ClinicsAVON PARK South Florida State Volleyball coach Kim Crawford will be offering four clinics for beginner/intermediate boys and girls interested in learning fundamental volleyball skills, loco-motor movements, eye/hand coordination and team building skills. Each clinic will meet one day for two hours, with a cost of $50 per clinic. The clinics will meet in the Panther Gym at SFSC on Saturdays Sept. 7 and 21 and Oct. 5 and 12, from 9-11 a.m. each day. The clinic is perfect for middle-school athletes preparing for the school season. Private, specialized training sessions with Coach Crawford will be available immediately following each clinic, from 11 a.m.-Noon, at $20 per athlete. For more information, contact Crawford at (863) 385-2377, or at .Coz Youth BowlingLAKE PLACID Cozs Youth Bowling League of Lake Placid, for ages 7 and up, started itsnew season on Saturday, Aug. 24. New Bowlers are welcome with a $25 sign-up fee which includes a shirt. Bowling is Saturday mornings through Dec. 21, starting at 9 a.m. each day. Weekly cost is $11 and includes three games of bowling, shoes and prize fund. Pee Wees, ages 3-6, are also welcome and special rates apply. All Youth League bowlers are eligible for reduced rate open bowling (some restrictions apply) and free bowling wit h instruction on Fridays from 4:30-6 p.m. must be accompanied by an adult. Come out for instruction and a good time. Call Frank Peterson at 382-9541, or Donna Stanley at 441-4897 for more information.KOC Golf TourneyAVON PARK Knights of Columbus Avon Park Council 14717 will host the 58th annual State Golf Tourney on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29 a t Sun N Lake Golf Club. For further details, contact or call 414-7702, or email or call 4712134.Champions Club GolfAVON PARK The inaugural Avon Park Champions Club golf tournament will be held at Golf Hammock Country Club on Saturday, Sept. 14, with an 8 a.m. tee time. This fundraiser will benefit the academic and athletic programs for Avon Park youth and will be limited to the fir st 100 paid entrants. Entry Fee is $60 per person for the four-person scramble event. The entry fee covers: golf, cart, refreshments on the course, Deluxe plaques to flight winners, contests, a mulligan, and chicken and ribs dinner in the clubhouse. Acorporate fee of $275 per team wil l enter four golfers and a tee sign for your business. Tee sign sponsorship is $50. Checks payable to Avon Park Champions Club should be mailed to: Champions Club, 24 South Verona Avenue, Avon Park, FL33825 prior to the Wednesday, Sept. 11, entry deadline Please include names and handicaps of players and if a corporate sponsor supply logo for the tee sign. You may request an entry form from Chet Brojek at or call the coach at 863-712-3524.Golf FORE HomesSEBRING Mountain Top Productions presents the 2013 Golf FORE Homes tournament on Saturday Sept. 21, at the Country Club of Sebring The event benefits Highlands County Habitat for Humanity and the Masons Ridge project. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Four-person teams will be flighted by handicap. Entry fee includes a complimentary practice round, continental breakfast, goodie bags, prizes, snacks and beverages on the course and lunch and award s following play. A$2,000 hole-in-one is being sponsored by Cohan Radio Group and a chance to win a new vehicle is being sponsorted by Alan Jay Automotive Network. Entry fee is $260 per team, or $300 f or team and hole sponsorship. Download entry form at Contact Habitat for Humanity at 3857156 for additional information, or ema il team information to AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston 8257.590 Tampa Bay7561.5515.5 Baltimore7363.5377.5 New York7364.5338 Toronto6375.45718.5 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit 8157.587 Cleveland7265.5268.5 Kansas City7166.5189.5 Minnesota6076.44120 Chicago5680.41224 West Division WLPctGB Oakland7958.577 Texas 7958.577 Los Angeles6472.47114.5 Seattle 6275.45317 Houston4592.32834 ___ Sundays Games Baltimore 7, N.Y. Yankees 3 Kansas City 5, Toronto 0 Cleveland 4, Detroit 0 Boston 7, Chicago White Sox 6 L.A. Angels 5, Milwaukee 3 Houston 2, Seattle 0 Minnesota 4, Texas 2 Oakland 5, Tampa Bay 1 Mondays Games N.Y. Yankees 9, Chicago White Sox 1 Detroit 3, Boston 0 Minnesota 10, Houston 6 Kansas City 3, Seattle 1 Baltimore 7, Cleveland 2 Oakland 4, Texas 2 Toronto 4, Arizona 1 L.A. Angels 11, Tampa Bay 2 Tuesdays Games Baltimore at Cleveland, late Chicago White Sox at N.Y. Yankees, late Detroit at Boston, late Minnesota at Houston, late Seattle at Kansas City, late Toronto at Arizona, late Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, late Texas at Oakland, late Wednesdays Games Minnesota (Hendriks 1-2) at Houston (Lyles 6-7), 2:10 p.m. Texas (Darvish 12-6) at Oakland (J.Parker 10-6), 3:35 p.m. Toronto (Buehrle 11-7) at Arizona (Delgado 4-5), 3:40 p.m. Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 8-7) at Cleveland (McAllister 7-8), 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 4-8) at N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 12-11), 7:05 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 11-7) at Boston (Dempster 7-9), 7:10 p.m. Seattle (T.Walker 1-0) at Kansas City (E.Santana 8-8), 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Hellickson 10-8) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 9-7), 10:05 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Cabrera, DET48395173.358 Trout, LAA50795170.335 A. Beltre, TEX53279174.327 HOME RUNS Davis, BAL 47 Cabrera, DET43 Encarnacion, TOR35 RUNS BATTED IN Cabrera, DET130 Davis, BAL 122 Encarnacion, TOR101 ON-BASE PERCENTAGE Cabrera, DET.449 Trout, LAA .432 Mauer, MIN.404 SLUGGING PERCENTAGE Cabrera, DET.681 Davis, BAL .663 Trout, LAA .576 WON-LOST Scherzer, DET19-1 Tillman, BAL15-4 Moore, TB 14-3 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Sanchez, DET2.68 Darvish, TEX2.73 Kuroda, NYY2.89 STRIKEOUTS Darvish, TEX236 Scherzer, DET201 Hernandez, SEA200NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta 8453.613 Washington6968.50415 Philadelphia6375.45721.5 New York6274.45621.5 Miami 5185.37532.5 Central Division WLPctGB Pittsburgh8057.584 St. Louis7958.5771 Cincinnati7761.5583.5 Milwaukee5978.43121 Chicago5879.42322 West Division WLPctGB Los Angeles8255.599 Arizona 6967.50712.5 Colorado6574.46818 San Diego6176.44521 San Francisco6176.44521 ___ Sundays Games St. Louis 7, Pittsburgh 2 L.A. Angels 5, Milwaukee 3 Chicago Cubs 7, Philadelphia 1 Colorado 7, Cincinnati 4 L.A. Dodgers 2, San Diego 1 San Francisco 8, Arizona 2 Miami 7, Atlanta 0 Washington 6, N.Y. Mets 5 Mondays Games Atlanta 13, N.Y. Mets 5 Cincinnati 7, St. Louis 2 Pittsburgh 5, Milwaukee 2 Miami 4, Chicago Cubs 3 San Diego 4, San Francisco 1 L.A. Dodgers 10, Colorado 8 Toronto 4, Arizona 1 Philadelphia 3, Washington 2 Tuesdays Games Washington at Philadelphia, late N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, late St. Louis at Cincinnati, late Miami at Chicago Cubs, late Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, late L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, late Toronto at Arizona, late San Francisco at San Diego, late Wednesdays Games N.Y. Mets (Gee 10-9) at Atlanta (Loe 01), 12:10 p.m. Miami (Flynn 0-0) at Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 8-11), 2:20 p.m. Toronto (Buehrle 11-7) at Arizona (Delgado 4-5), 3:40 p.m. San Francisco (Lincecum 8-13) at San Diego (Stults 8-12), 6:40 p.m. Washington (Zimmermann 15-8) at Philadelphia (Halladay 3-4), 7:05 p.m. St. Louis (S.Miller 12-9) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 13-10), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Liriano 15-6) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 8-14), 8:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Volquez 9-10) at Colorado (J.De La Rosa 15-6), 8:40 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA C. Johnson, ATL43147144.334 Cuddyer, COL42067138.329 Molina, STL42256138.327 HOME RUNS Alvarez, PIT 32 Goldschmidt, ARI31 Brown, PHL 27 RUNS BATTED IN Goldschmidt, ARI104 Phillips, CIN 99 Craig, STL 97 ON-BASE PERCENTAGE Votto, CIN .430 Choo, CIN .415 Goldschmidt, ARI.399 SLUGGING PERCENTAGE Gonzalez, COL.591 Goldschmidt, ARI.540 Cuddyer, COL.538 WON-LOST Liriano, PIT15-6 De La Rosa, COL15-6 Zimmermann, WAS15-8 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Kershaw, LAD1.89 Harvey, NYM2.27 Fernandez, MIA2.33 STRIKEOUTS Kershaw, LAD201 Harvey, NYM191 Wainwright, STL187AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Buffalo000.00000 Miami000.00000 New England000.00000 N.Y. Jets000.00000 South WLTPctPFPA Houston000.00000 Indianapolis000.00000 Jacksonville000.00000 Tennessee000.00000 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore000.00000 Cincinnati000.00000 Cleveland000.00000 Pittsburgh000.00000 West WLTPctPFPA Denver000.00000 Kansas City000.00000 Oakland000.00000 San Diego000.00000NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Dallas000.00000 N.Y. Giants000.00000 Philadelphia000.00000 Washington000.00000 South WLTPctPFPA Atlanta000.00000 Carolina000.00000 New Orleans000.00000 Tampa Bay000.00000 North WLTPctPFPA Chicago000.00000 Detroit000.00000 Green Bay000.00000 Minnesota000.00000 West WLTPctPFPA Arizona000.00000 San Francisco000.00000 Seattle000.00000 St. Louis000.00000 ___ Thursdays Game Baltimore at Denver, 8:30 p.m. Sundays Games Atlanta at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Chicago, 1 p.m. New England at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Seattle at Carolina, 1 p.m. Miami at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 1 p.m. Oakland at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Green Bay at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m. Arizona at St. Louis, 4:25 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Mondays Games Philadelphia at Washington, 7:10 p.m. Houston at San Diego, 10:20 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB z-Chicago218.724 Atlanta 1513.5365.5 Washington1415.4837 Indiana 1315.4647.5 New York1119.36710.5 Connecticut722.24114WESTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB x-Minnesota227.759 x-Los Angeles219.7001.5 Phoenix1513.5366.5 x-Seattle1515.5007.5 San Antonio1119.36711.5 Tulsa 1020.33312.5 x-clinched playoff spot z-clinched conference ___ Sundays Games Tulsa 93, New York 88 Mondays Game Atlanta 92, Los Angeles 82 Tuesdays Games No games scheduled Wednesdays Games Indiana at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Los Angeles at Minnesota, 8 p.m.BASEBALLNational League ATLANTA BRAVESRecalled RHP Kameron Loe from Gwinnett (IL). CINCINNATI REDSReinstated C Corky Miller from the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Neftali Soto from Louisville (IL). Selected the contract of OF Billy Hamilton from Louisville. Sent RHP Pedro Villarreal outright to Louisville. SAN DIEGO PADRESRecalled RHP Burch Smith from Tucson (PCL).FOOTBALLNational Football League ARIZONA CARDINALSRe-signed LB Kenny Rowe, S Curtis Taylor and WR Kerry Taylor to the practice squad. Signed C-G Philip Blake and LB Dontay Moch to the practice squad. BUFFALO BILLSSigned S Jim Leonhard. Signed CB Johnny Adams, OT Edawn Coughman and RB Ronnie Wingo to the practice squad. CAROLINA PANTHERSSigned S Quintin Mikell. Placed S Haruki Nakamura on injured reserve. CHICAGO BEARSSigned OT Jamaal Johnson-Webb to the practice squad. Acquired TE Dante Rosario from Dallas for a 2014 seventh-round draft pick. Waived TE Kyle Adams. CINCINNATI BENGALSSigned DT Geno Atkins to a five-year contract extension through 2018. CLEVELAND BROWNSSigned WR Jasper Collins, DB Kip Edwards, DB Darius Eubanks, DB Terrence Frederick, WR Tori Gurley, DB Julian Posey and DB Jamoris Slaughter to the practice squad. GREEN BAY PACKERSSigned QB Seneca Wallace. Released QB B.J. Coleman. Signed G Bryan Collins, WR Charles Johnson, CB James Nixon, TE Jake Stoneburner, QB Scott Tolzien, WR Myles White, OT Aaron Adams and RB Michael Hill to the practice squad. HOUSTON TEXANSSigned FB Zach Boren, DE Keith Browner, CB Roc Carmichael, WR Andy Cruse, RB Ray Graham, G-C Alex Kupper, LB Mike Mohamed and WR EZ Nwachukwu to the practice squad. INDIANAPOLIS COLTSSigned WR Da'Rick Rogers to the practice squad. Waived WR Nathan Palmer from injured reserve with an injury settlement. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARSSigned RB Lonnie Pryor to the practice squad. MIAMI DOLPHINSSigned DB DeAndre Presley, S Jordan Kovacs, C Sam Brenner, OT Jason Weaver, DT Al Lapuaho, WR Brian Tyms, TE Kyle Miller and WR Marvin McNutt to the practice squad. MINNESOTA VIKINGSSigned DE Tristan Okpalaugo to the practice squad. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSRe-signed CB Marquice Cole. Released FB James Develin and OL Josh Kline. Re-signed WR Quentin Sims to the practice squad. NEW YORK GIANTSSigned S Jawanza Starling to the practice squad. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid THURSDAY: JVFootball at Sebring,7 p.m.; Volleyball at McKeel Academy,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Golf at DeSoto,4 p.m.; Cross Country hosts meet,4:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Football at Moore Haven,7:30 p.m. Sebring THURSDAY: JV Football vs.Lake Placid,7 p.m.; Volleyball at DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Golf at Hardee,4 p.m.; Cross Country at Lake Placid,4:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Football at Okeechobee,7 p.m. SFSC TUESDAY,Sept.10: Volleyball at Florida College,7 p.m. THURSDAY,Sept.12: Volleyball at Webber International JV,7 p.m. Avon Park THURSDAY: JVFootball vs.Fort Meade,7 p.m.; Volleyball at Mulberry,6/7:30 p.m.; Cross Country at Lake Placid,4:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Football vs.Mulberry,7 p.m. M L B W E D N E S D A Y 7 p m Detroit at Boston . . . . . . . . . E S P N 1 0 p m Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels . . . S U N / E S P N T H U R S D A Y 1 0 p m Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels . . . . . . 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Page B4 News-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013 health page; 11.25"; 16"; Black plus three; process, health page dummy; 0 0 0 2 6 3 9 9 With all that experience I h ave, especially in this o cean, I never knew I would s uffer the way I did, she t old CNN. For 49 hours the w ind just blew like heck, a nd it was rough. Nyads previous try was c ut short amid boat trouble, s torms, unfavorable currents a nd jellyfish stings that left h er face puffy and swollen. This time, she wore a full b odysuit, gloves, booties and a mask at night, when jellyf ish rise to the surface. The new silicone mask c aused bruises inside her m outh, making it difficult f or her to speak, she told her t eam as she neared land. Doctors traveling with Nyad had been worried about her slurred speech and her breathing, but didnt intervene, according to Nyads website. She was incredible to watch the whole way through, said one of her doctors, Derek Covington, speaking with The Associated Press afterward. Covington said Nyad was given IVfluids on her arrival to combat dehydration and was resting and being checked out at a medical center as a precaution. Although she had some swelling of the lips, tongue and the airway near the mouth, Nyad wouldnt need a long recovery, the doctor said, calling her stable and very healthy. Meanwhile, her website declared her team was in a mood to celebrate, with the words Party Time. Nyad jumped from the seawall of the Hemingway Marina into the warm waters off Havana Saturday morning to begin swimming. She paused occasionally for nourishment, but never left the water. The support team accompanying her had equipment that generated a faint electrical field around her, designed to keep sharks at bay. Aboat also dragged a line in the water to help keep her on course. Sumaya Haddin, of Miami, had been tracking Nyads swim before her familys weekend trip to Key West. She was surprised to see Nyads flotilla from a parasail off Smathers Beach on Monday morning, thinking she wouldnt arrive for another day. You couldnt see her, you could just see the boats. It was very exciting, she said. Haddin said Nyad still had her fighting spirit when she arrived: Getting into the ambulance, she had her peace sign up, her fist up. She was still fired up. Australian Susie Maroney successfully swam the Strait in 1997 with a shark cage, which besides protection from the predators, has a drafting effect that pulls a swimmer along. In 2012, Australian Penny Palfrey swam 79 miles toward Florida without a cage before strong currents forced her to stop. This June, her countrywoman Chloe McCardel made it 11 hours and 14 miles before jellyfish stings ended her bid. In 1978, Walter Poenisch, an Ohio baker, claimed to have made the swim using flippers and a snorkel. Critics say there was insufficient independent documentation to verify his claim. Nyad frist garnered national attention in 1975 when she swam the 28 mile s around the island of Manhattan in just under eight hours. In 1979 she swam the 10 2 miles from North Bimini, Bahamas, to Juno Beach, Fla., in 27.5 hours. Nyad is also an author of three books, a motivational speaker and has been a reporter and commentator for NPR. Associated Press writer AnneMarie Garcia in Havana contributed to this report. Online: Continued from B1 Swim to Florida completed in Nyads fifth try I never knew I would suffer the way I did.DIANANYAD


t hrew six touchdown passes a nd Tebow and the Broncos w ere completely outmatched b y the Patriots in a 45-10 loss t hat ended their brief playoff r un. Tebow was nothing short o f awful, completing just n ine passes and getting s acked five times. John Elway couldnt get T ebow out of town fast e nough, and for some reason t he Jets couldnt wait to get h im. But even with Mark S anchez self-destructing u nder center, Rex Ryan wasn t going to give Tebow any p laying time. That the Patriots picked h im up wasnt a total shock c onsidering Belichick b elieves he can make a better f ootball player out of anyone. That he didnt even make i t to the regular season with t he Pats, though, was the f inal indication that Tebow j ust doesnt have the skills to p lay in the league. Tebow has nothing to be a shamed of. He did everything he could t o be a quarterback in the N FL, but its a position that r equires a certain skill set. Tebow didnt have the a ccuracy in his arm, and q uarterbacks who run arent v alued in the NFLunless t hey can throw, too. What worked in college at F lorida where he won two n ational championships and a H eisman didnt work in t he NFL. Great guy, great effort, but a bad fit from the moment D enver took him in with the 2 5th pick of the 2010 draft. Tebow took the news of h is release Saturday in the s ame stoic way he has taken a ll his disappointments in the N FL. He remained unbending, at l east on Twitter, where he v owed to find another team w illing to take yet another c hance. I will remain in relentless p ursuit of continuing my lifel ong dream of being an NFL q uarterback, he tweeted. At some point, though, Tebow has to face reality. If three different teams and three different coaches couldnt turn him into an NFL quarterback, odds arent good any other team or coach can either. It will be time to let go of the dream, and find something else to do in life. Luckily for Tebow, he already has that something. Hes a missionary intent on spreading the word, and hes a positive speaker who can make NFLquarterback money on the lecture circuit should he choose. ESPN is so obsessed with him that he could even be hired as a TVanalyst. The regular season starts this week, and there are teams Buffalo comes to mind that could still really use a quarterback. And desperate teams sometimes do desperate things. By now, though, even they should have figured out that Tebowmania has run its course. Tim Dahlberg is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at or www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013 Page B5 hometown biz; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz dummy; 0 0 0 2 6 3 9 7 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 11.25"; 4"; Black plus three; process, 102652-generic tailga; 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 5 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black plus three; process, 9/4/13; 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 Continued from B1 Tebow has other options 1 5:43 to take third in the divis ion. Eight-year old Bud Cox had a time of 13:01 to take fifth in b oth the overall Junior and e ight-year old male division. And then there was Kinsley W hite, in a near-even duel with J et Francis of Huntersville, NC i n the eight-year old girls divis ion. The two posted identical t imes in both the swim (:47) a nd run (3:20). White, however, was a mere f ive seconds behind on the bike t ime and took a strong second p lace, almost 30 seconds ahead o f the next competitor. Agreat experience for the T riPower 10 and a great effort b y all. Continued from B1 Kids shine in Iowa


Page B6 News-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013 princess & heroes; 5.542"; 10"; Black; princesses & heroes; 0 0 0 3 1 8 5 9 LAKEVIEW PHARMACY; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 11 of 15; 0 0 0 3 1 9 9 2 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; sept ads; 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Clubs & Organizations Courtesy photo Florida Hospitals Pediatric Unit in Sebring was the proud recipient of more Josh the Dog stuffed animal sets from the American Legion Post 69 Ladies Auxiliary in Avon Park. The w omen worked diligently raising $1,460 through dinners, raffle tickets and other fundraisers to bring comfort to Florida Hospital pediatric patients through the Josh the Dog stuffed puppy project featuring the companion book I'll Be Okay. For the second time, the group donated 36 sets hoping to turn a pediatric patients anxious moments into an exciting, fun-filled adventure creating a positive impact and faster healing times. Pictured are (from left, standing) Florida Hospital Pediatric Nurse Manager Lissa De La Cruz, American Legion District Eight Children & Youth chairman Nancy Galida, American Legion treasurer T erry Gallagher, Florida Hospital Pediatric RN Kimberly Watkins, (seated) American Legion Auxiliary president Judy Chrysanthis and American Legion Executive Committee Beverly Harter. Legion Ladies help pediatric patients Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Beverly F yffe joined the Caladium A rts and Crafts Cooperative i n 2006. She has four child ren and 11 grandchildren. Fyffe comes from S pringfield, Ohio where she w orkedin physical therapy f or 37 years. After retirem ent, she movedto Leisure L akes and in 1990 a friend t alked her into taking up s ewing. She loved sewing so m uch and accumulated so m any finished projects that s he and her friend would h old craft shows. Fyffe was first selected as t he Crafter of the Month for M ay 2011. She also served a s president for the 20112 012 year. Fyffe is so thankful that s he found the Caladium Arts a s an outlet for her crafts. S he has many items in the s tore. Apartial list of her a rticles is: vests,table runn ers, aprons, and placemats m ost of which are reversible, a long with pillows and e mbroidered towels. All of w hich will be displayed in t he special Artist of the M onth display area in the s howroom. As with all of the m embers, Fyffe is happy to d o custom work as well. Fyffe will be present at t he Caladium Arts & Crafts C ooperative meet during the A rtist of the Month R eception to be held in conj unction with Lake Placids i naugural 1st Friday, Tour Lake Placid, which is an Arts and Culture Event being held downtown from 4-8 p.m on Friday. The Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-operative, 132 E. Interlake Blvd., is in Americas Most Interesting Town, Lake Placid. It is an unique establishment allowing local artisans the opportunity to offer their works of art and crafts for sale. The Co-op is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For information on becoming a member call 699-5940 or visit the website at Co-op artist to be honored with 1st Friday reception Courtesy photo Beverly Fyffe is this months Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative Artist of the Month. She will be honored with a reception during the coming 1st Friday festivity. rfnrt rbnrrtrr ntttbf nrtrr rtrrt rrttfr ftrbt rrrtrr tnr ttt fnttrr rrrtr rrrrtr rtr


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013 Page B7 HIGHLANDS LITTLE THEATRE PP; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 8/28-9/13; 0 0 0 3 1 9 1 7 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; sept ads p/u; 0 0 0 3 1 9 9 7 Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The L ake Placid Ballroom D ancers have turned two! a nd will be having an A nniversary Dance Party on S aturday, Sept. 21 at the E lks Hall in Lake Placid f rom 6:30-9 p.m. As the sayi ng goes, when you turn 2 y ears old the world suddenly b ecomes your world and y ou lay claim to it by disp laying whatever it was you l earned along the way and s haring it with everyone. Starting off in 2011 with f ree Ballroom Dance less ons, Bill and Shirley Ringo l aid the groundwork for the creation of a dance club in Lake Placid. Meeting at the Placid Lakes Town Hall became a difficult situation because of the number of students, so the group would soon be meeting at the fellowship hall of Eastside Christian Church. Dances were arranged the first year twice a month, and as the summer approached, was narrowed to once a month. Determined to see the year through, the group went into their second year of dances, and as with all good things, circumstances changed and we moved on. And the group did move on. It is now in partnership with the Elks Lodge, and dances are held monthly, usually (but not always) on the third Saturday of the month. The Ladies of the Elks run their snack bar with the most delightful sandwiches and desserts. This is the way of dancing, a light repast before to get you through the night. With that combination, one is in the right place to have fun, socialize, dance, or just listen to the music. There is a Terrible Twos Combo who will probably bring the house down at intermission on Sept. 21. Courtesy photo Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers will return to the floor Sept. 21 for a dance at the Elks Hall. Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers partner with Elks LAKE PLACID The Dalton Gang will meet at Beef OBradys at 5:30 p.m. Sept. l0. We will be signing up for the Nov. 13 day trip,GoinTo The Dogs, andgiving out assignments for the second International Sausage Festival on Sept. 15 to be held at town hall from 1-4 p.m. Sioux Hurley, cruise coordinator for the March 2-9 cruise, has informed us that if enough ballroom dancers sign up, there will be a special arrangement made by the cruise line for them. Sioux can be reached at (941) 464-0728 for reservations and information. Were going to have a pot luck supper on Oct. 6th, a Sunday from4-6 p.m.Welcome back, Snowbirds. This is a great way to socialize, meet your neighbors, and get all the news thats going on. And its free! Dont forget Sept. 9, you Hand and Footers, game is on at 5:30 p.m. The Placid Lakes Social Circle will be helping the Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers celebrate their second Anniversary on Sept. 21st at the Elks Hall from 6:30-9 p.m.and theresa free dance lesson in the lounge from 5:30-6:30 p.m. LAKEPLACIDIt was in the month of August 1995 when there was a train derailment right in our own back yard. Eighteen years ago a South Central Florida Express freight train with six tanker cars, each with more than 95 tons of molasses for its cargo jumped the tracks. Due to the fact that there were no roads to the sight of this derailment, all men needed to repair the wreck or clean up the molasses had to use the roads in our park. Clean-up crews had a sticky mess to clean up as tons and tons of molasses were dumped on the ground when the tanker cars jumped their tracks. Even some of the bear from the wildlife refuge couldnt resist this temptation and had to enjoy some of that molasses. Of course, since then the wiggly wobbly tracks have been replaced. The Nu-Hope Free Movie Matinee showed The Help on Sunday, Aug. 25 with Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Bryce Dallas Howard and many other actors and actresses. Good cakes and coffee were served to the attendance. We always appreciate the donations that were given to Nu-Hope Senior Care Service. Monday morning coffee hour, Aug. 26 was set up by the Knoches and hosted by Clare and Maury Bloch. They served doughnuts in honor of Clares 77th birthday. We all sang happy birthday acappella to Clare Bloch. Peggy Sue Teague was the emcee. Carol Noel read the list of convalescence in our park: Bob Bechtel, Millie Verbarg, Patti Blout, Patti Wood, Ron Dammer and John Eckelberry. Please sign the sheets of get well greetings and remember these people in your prayers. Joan Rau and Marysue Willeke were selling tickets for Labor Day at which we will be having Walking Tacos at 4 p.m. Ice Cream Sundays will be made later. Brenda Knoche thanked everyone for coming to the Sunday movie and donatin g to the Nu-Hope Senior Ca re Service. Brenda said that since weve started to show movies that we have collected $1,641 for Senior Care Service thanks to the residence of the park. Thanks too to the Knoches for making the films available and showing them for our pleasure. Derek Willeke announce d the pancake breakfast Saturday morning, Sept. 7. Bring your table service and enjoy a good breakfast. Peggy Sue Teague announced that the Red Hats will be going to Cang Tong Chinese Restaurant in Sebring at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 12. Ladies Tuesday Morning coffee was made by Carol Noel. Marysue Willeke led the meeting. We sang Happy Birthday to Fran Buero. Carol Noel mentioned that Ann Rissmiller and Joseph Schwerger are having surgery. Cards for well wishes will be put out for us to sign. Ladies exercises in t he pool are held Monday, Wednesday and Friday through the summer months at 10:30 a.m. we walk in the pool from 10-10:30 and then we have exercise with the plastic noodles. Ladies, when you go home on Wednesdays dont forget to stop at the Red Barn. Buy your fruit and vegetables for lunch or dinner at the McCracken Farms stand. Youll be glad that you did as everything is farm fresh Talent is God-given, be humble. Fame is mangiven, be grateful. Conceit is self-given, be careful. John Wooden Friends & Neighbors Placid Lakes Party Line By Susie Lee Tropical Harbor Estates By Arlene Clouston Clubs & Organizations Courtesy photo Sebring Elks 1529 had a road trip to St. Petersburg to watch the Rays defeat the Toronto Blue Jays.Forty-seven Elks and guests road a bus on Aug. 18. Pictured are Grace Brauer surrounded by her parents, Suzanne and Bill. Elks make road trip to see Rays Courtesy photo Sebring Elks 1529 announces Frank Pytlowany as September Elk of the Month. Pytlowany and his w ife Kaye met a lot of great people at the lodgeand enjoy working with them in the kitchen, Bar Bingo and Bar Poker. Pytlowayny took over Member Bingo each Monday and Bar Poker on T hursday. Elk of the Month EWERNAPAEELERCACTI BARITONESUVULAORLON BRIGHTESTROCKCONCERT SENSORTOPEKAENVATE RECORDESQDENVER JUNEAUIONSUTERO MANIDOSAGEREISSUING TRIPTYCHSATEENENDUE ASTEROEDLABRATCEDE RIDLOSETOCAVESIN SAPBOSTONAUSTINTEA PREMEDSDOESNTLET RONAOHDARNDESCITES IMACSORDEALRISKFREE GALAPAGOSTERESAFONZ RINGOCECEALBANY HELENAPARATTLEE ITOCIDPIERRETRAVIS THISISATESTINPATIENT UNSETLORCAABUGSLIFE POESYYOYOSLCDSSLOW CROSSWORDSOLUTION


If youve adopted the P aleo lifestyle over the summ er (maybe you tookour P aleo Challenge?), you m ight be panicking a little, w ondering howyoure going t o handle those chaotic e vening meals that tend to t akeplace when everyones b ack to school. Or maybe y oure consideringhopping o n that Paleo bandwagon n ow and thoughts of harried d innertimes is making you r ethink the whole thing. Relax! Take a deep breath. T he good news is, preparing P aleo meals forthe family i snt much more difficult t han preparing non-Paleo m eals.Is Paleo meal prep h arder than putting a packa ged meal on the t able?Absolutely. It is worth t he effort? You betcha. When I make my meal p lan for the week, I plan w ith lunches in mind.When y ou have school-aged child ren, youll want to do the s ame thing.This is especiall y true if you are keeping y our kids on a Paleo diet.It c an be difficult to pack a P aleo school lunch (bye bye s andwichesand packaged s nacks) without quite a bit of p lanning, but it can bedone. L et your evening meals give y ou a hand by planning a ccordingly. For example, if youre m aking chicken on Monday, w hip up a batch ofPaleo tort illas and plan for lunchtime f ajitas on Tuesday! Ole! The following are some e xamples of easy weekday s uppers that can dodouble d uty as Paleo lunches the n ext day: Hamburgers. H amburgers are popular in m ost Paleo households, so w henyoure making burgers f or supper, cook up some e xtras for lunches. Meatballs. Cooked in a P aleo tomato sauce and s erved on spaghettisquash n oodles with a great big side s alad, meatballs make a delicioussupper. Fill up the thermos with leftovers the next day and pack up agreen salad to go with it. Easy! (Time Saver Tip: Form your meatballsand patties at the time you purchase your ground meat.) Pizza. You can still enjoy pizza when youre a Paleoista. Myfavorite way to eat this family-pleasing meal is by using meat as thecrust for the pie. Simply mix up a giant hamburger and spread it outover your pizza pan. Bake it until it appears cooked, then remove itfrom the oven and top with Paleo pizza sauce and your favoritetoppings. Serve with a green salad and pack up leftover portions forthe next days lunches. Pulled pork. This ones easy. Put your pork shoulder in the slowcooker in the morning with some garlic, salt and pepper, and let itcook away on low for the day. Serve with some Paleo barbecue sauce andenjoy with your favorite veggies. It will be a yummy lunch the nextday, kept warm in a thermos. The beautiful thing about eating Paleo is that its all about produceand protein. It doesnt get a whole lot more simple than that. Have you heard about the 30 Day Paleo Challenge? We give you 30 days of paleo dinners, breakfast, lunch and snackideas.Plus, we have a private Facebook group where I will be sharingtips, answering questions, and helping guide you on your paleo journey. This is perfect for both paleo beginners as well as paleo veterans. paleochallenge/ Leanne Ely is a New York Times bestselling author of 'Body Clutter' and the Saving Dinner series. The Dinner Diva syndicated newspaper column appears in 250 newspapers nationwide. Learn how to cook great and save significant money with the Dinner Diva;s menus, recipes and shopping lists at Page B8 News-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 9/4/13; 0 0 0 3 2 0 4 9 CITY OF SEBRING; 5.542"; 5"; Black; 9/4,11; 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 2 Samantha AguiarNaivy Gutierrez of Sebring annouce the birth of a daughter, Samantha Aguiar, at 9:43 p.m. on Aug. 22, 2013 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Samantha weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Nikito and Veronica Guiterrez.Sederick BrownFrederick Sr. and Gwendolyn Brown of Sebring announce the birth of a son, Sederick L., at 8:19 a.m. on Aug. 27, 2013 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Sederick weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Arthur and Wanda Ward. Paternal grandparents are Frank (Becky) and Frankie Brown.Jase GrimesRussell Edward II and Megan McGee Grimes of Jacksonville announce the birth of a son, Jase Russell, at 8:32 p.m. on Aug. 28, 2013 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Jase weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21.5 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Paul McGee, and Greg and Beth Adair. Paternal grandparents are Rusty and Lena Grimes.Zayden WestEric and Brittanie West o f Tampa announce the birth of a son, Zayden Eric Enouch, at 8:12 p.m. on Aug. 31, 2013 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Zayden weighed 7 pound s, 3 ounces and was 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Ritchie Calhoun and Pamela Thompson. Paternal grandparents are Eric and Brenda West. Celebrations Paustian Air Force Airman 1st C lass Ephraim R. Paustian g raduated from basic milit ary training at Joint Base S an Antonio-Lackland, San A ntonio. The airman completed an i ntensive, eight-week prog ram that included training i n military discipline and s tudies, Air Force core valu es, physical fitness, and b asic warfare principles and s kills.Airmen who complete b asic training earn four credi ts toward an associate in a pplied science degree t hrough the Community C ollege of the Air Force. Paustian is the son of Carl a nd Sarah Paustian of Avon P ark. He is a 2011 graduate o f South Florida State C ollege in Avon Park. Military News Air Force Airman 1st Class Ephraim R. Paustian Births Double duty school night suppers for Paleo families Food rf Dinner Diva Leanne Ely By LYNN ELBER APTelevision WriterLOS ANGELES J ennifer Lopez and Harry C onnick Jr. are joining Keith U rban as American Idol j udges next season. Fox TVannounced the r evamped panel Tuesday, a long with a new role for o riginal judge Randy J ackson. Jackson, who stepped d own as a panelist after last season, will serve as inhouse mentor to the shows contestants. Pop star and actress Lopez is returning to the show after a two-season run as judge. Connick, a respected jazz singer and musician, proved adept as a mentor in several appearances on the singing contest. Urbans return for a second year of judging was previously announced. American Idol taps Lopez, Connick as judges for upcoming season


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013 Page B9 Diversions/Puzzles C APTIALLSBy VICTOR BAROCAS ACROSS 1 Item whose name is derived from the Latin aquarius 5 Auto parts giant 9 Pot user, maybe 14 Peyote and saguaro 19 Rossinis William Tell and others 21 Lump in ones throat 22 First acrylic fiber 23 Superlative for Sirius 24 Rush job? 26 Home security system component 27 Big kahunas 29 Stationery item: Abbr. 30 Had 31 Log 33 Abbr. on a lawyers stationery 35 Censure 37 Berry used to make gin 40 They have pluses and minuses 42 In ___ 44 ___-pedi 45 Medicine label info 47 Putting out on an anniversary, maybe 51 Boschs The Garden of Earthly Delights, for one 53 Lustrous fabric 55 Provide with a quality 56 Daisylike bloom 57 Massive ref. 59 Maze explorer 61 Turn over 62 Disencumber 64 Not beat 66 Collapses 68 Drain 71 White-suited Dukes of Hazzard villain 73 Spartan 75 ___ Party 76 Some bio majors 78 Fails to 80 Court judgment 82 Barrett of gossip 83 Phooey! 85 ___ Moines 87 Mentions 91 Apple line 93 Experience you might want to forget 95 Guaranteed 97 Darwin stopping point, with the 99 Founder of the Missionaries of Charity 101 Epitome of cool, with the 102 Lead singer on Octopuss Garden 103 Singer Peniston 104 Einstein and Camus 106 Hint-giving columnist 109 Three, for a short hole 111 Postwar prime minister 113 Simpson case judge 114 11th-century hero, with El 116 Religious art figures 118 Country crooner Randy 123 Emergency Broadcast System opening 126 Kind of treatment 128 Still goopy, as concrete 129 Poet/dramatist Federico Garca ___ 130 Pixar movie between Toy Story and Toy Story 2 131 Verse-writing 132 Jerks 133 Some screens, for short 134 Glacial DOWN 1 Goes down 2 Suffix with hard or soft 3 Girls name thats also a place name 4 Semis 5 Unprepared 6 Hydrocarbon suffix 7 Basil sauce 8 One end of New Yorks Triborough Bridge 9 Cry of epiphany 10 Suggests 11 Director George 12 Bull or cow 13 Tear 14 Nike rival 15 Parenthesis shape 16 Butchers tool 17 Layered dessert 18 Head of state? 20 He wrote It is life near the bone where it is sweetest 25 French waves 28 32 Kaley of The Big Bang Theory 34 Eccentric 36 37 Pantry lineup 38 Squad, e.g. 39 41 Author Zora ___ Hurston 43 Athletes foot treatment 44 Where Charlie may ride forever, in song 46 Connecticut city 47 Carom 48 Words of explanation 49 Blue flick 50 Hollywoods Davis 52 Crow, e.g. 54 Byes 58 Thingamabobs 60 Cows fly swatter 63 Dummy 65 Bad thing for a roommate to do 67 Sweater option 68 Rosemary piece 69 Rosemary feature 70 Like some codes 72 74 77 1990s craze 79 Related on the mothers side 81 Renowned jeweler 84 Sag 86 Rug fiber 88 Jeff Bridges sci-fi classic 89 Start of a count-off 90 ___ who? 92 TV show on which Charlie Sheen replaced Michael J. Fox 94 Best-selling author who once worked for Britains MI6 96 Markdown markers 98 Author Nin 100 New DNA evidence may lead to one 103 Its been shortening for over 100 years 105 106 Ask for money 107 Prefix with musicology 108 110 Imitation 112 Year the emperor Claudius was born 115 1991 P.G.A. champion John 117 119 Is unwell 120 Obscure 121 Skinny 122 Fuss 124 French possessive 125 ___ cool! 127 British dessert, for short 1234 5678 9101112131415161718 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 2728 29 30 3132 33343536 373839 4041 4243 44 4546 47 484950 51 52 5354 55 56 575859 6061 62636465 6667 6869707172 7374 75 76 77 7879 8081 82 8384 858687888990 91 9293 949596 97 98 99100 101 102 103 104105 106107108 109110 111112 113 114115116117 118119120121122 123 124 125 126127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 Solution on page B7 While checking out at Publix this week, a customer behind me asked why I input my phone number into the pin pad at checkout. She had been standing behind me grunting over my coupons, but during the process I handed her coupons that she could use today and we struck up a check-out line friendship. Have you heard of Publix e-coupons? I asked. My new check-out buddy had no idea what ecoupons were. After I explained she couldnt wait to get on her tablet in the car to add coupons for her next Publix shopping trip. Many national grocers are offering e-coupons (digital coupons) as an added benefit to saving while you shop. If you have checked out at Publix lately, you may have noticed that before you can swipe your form of payment on the pin pad, you are asked for your phone number. This is for the Publix e-coupons! This is an additional savings tool for you and super easy to use. Add coupons from your smart phone, tablet or computer. Many moons ago, my family and I lived in Atlanta, where most stores had e-coupons that were linked to my store loyalty card. Swipe, Save and Go! But when we moved to Florida not only did we not have double coupons, but e-coupons were unheard of. Technology has changed that and Publix is changing too for the better in my opinion. It is simple to get started and best of all, no loyalty card required. 1. Register your phone number at to access the digital coupons. (This is your pin to access your coupons every time you shop.) 2. Choose from a wide variety of manufacturer and store coupons. 3. Next time you shop, enter your number on the pin pad at checkout and as the items are scanned the Digital Coupon will deduct automatically. Below are a few tips to help you understand the process: Can I use a paper coupon and e-coupon? No, yo u can only use one or the other. What if I buy more than one of the same item and have an e-coupon? When buying multiples of the same items, only (1) one digital coupon will deduct on that item (onetime use). You may use a paper coupon on the remaining like items. How do I know what coupons I have picked? If you have a Smart Phone, you can simply log in and select your coupons. Or you can log in and print a list to put in your coupon binder. What do I do if I forg ot to use my Publix Digital Coupon? Next time you a re at the store, stop by customer service with your receipt and print out of coupons currently in your e-coupon account. They will happily refund the coupon value to you. CHECK out for more information and a national list of stores offe ring e-coupons. This will begin our series on ecoupons for Central Florid a and surrounding areas. Tanya Senseney has over 16 years experience saving and teaching others how to reduce their monthly grocery budget and give back to the community. Her focus and passion is to teach others how to never go without. In addition to her workshops, Tanya is a syndicated columnist and radio show personality. Tanya travels the country to speak at numerous workshops and events to teach, enlighten and engage audiences large and small on how to shop for FREE. Contact Tanya for more information at or visit for more information. Publix digital coupons Savings Diva Tanya Senseney DearAbby: Two years ago one of my granddaughters was molested by her mothers (my daughters) then-boyfriend, whom they were living with. When the girls father found out, he called the police and the man was arrested, tried and convicted. Abby, while he was out on bail, my daughter married him! She doesnt believe the molestation took place. If I were in her shoes, I would certainly believe my 8-yearold daughter over a boyfriend about something so damaging. I cut off contact with this daughter, as did her sisters. She occasionally calls my husband (who is not her father) when she wants something, and I have received a few texts, which I ignore. Am I doing the right thing? I sometimes feel guilty, but it angers me that she didnt stand behind her daughter and has made no effort to see either of her girls over the past two years. I see them often because their dad knows I stand with the girls 100 percent. Grandma in Ohio DearGrandma: The answer to your question depends upon why your daughter hasnt seen her children in two years. If its because their father won't allow it, then her estrangement from her daughters isnt her fault. If it has been her choice, however, then stop feeling guilty. DearAbby: I need your opinion about my ex-husband and his lack of respect for boundaries. He moved out of our home two years ago, but never changed his mailing address. We have been officially divorced for six months. He feels its OK to come to our married house anytime he wants. We have two teenage children who refuse to spend the night with him. When he comes to my house, he goes through the mail, opens the cabinets and refrigerators, even goes into my room when Im not home and watches TV. I am dating someone new and dont feel comfortable with this setup. Im worried it will cause problems with my new friend, and I dont know how to stop this madness. We currently have the married house on the market, and I want to make sure he knows he wont be welcome in my new home if not invited. How do I avoid conflict with him and my kids? Really Divorced in St. Louis DearReally Divorced: You should have set clear boundaries the day your divorce became official, but its still not too late to do so. Tell your ex to notify the post office and his creditors of his change of address, and that if his mail continues to show up at your house, after a month it will be returned to the post office with the notation not at this address. You should also inform him and your children that you do not want him in your house in your absence. If he doesnt respect your wishes, then change the locks. The time he spends with your teenage children should also be elsewhere. He may not like the fact that you are establishing your independence, but you have a right to your privacy. To My Jewish Readers: Sundown starts Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year. It is the beginning of our time of solemn introspection. I would like to wish you all Leshana tova tikatevu may you be inscribed in the Book of Life and enjoy another good year. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. What teens need to know about Grandma weighs her decision to sever contact with daughter Dear Abby rfntb t NEWYORK (AP) A fter LeBron James won h is second NBAchampio nship this year, he t alked about the improbab ility of his journey a scending to world fame d espite growing up with c hallenge after challenge i n the inner city. Now James plans to e xplore that theme as p art of Survivors R emorse, a new show h es developing with S tarz. While he wont s tar in the half-hour sitc om, hell be one of the e xecutive producers of t he show, which will e xplore the lives of two m en from the streets who a ttain fame one is an N BAstar and one is not and how they deal w ith friends and families i n the wake of that succ ess. I think the main thing f or me is, first of all, m aking it out of a place w here youre not supp osed to. Youre supp osed to be a statistic a nd end up like the rest o f the people in the inner c ity (and) being one o f the few to make it out a nd everyone looking at y ou to be the savior, the M iami Heat superstar s aid in a phone interview l ast week. When you make it o ut, everyone expects for they automatically t hink that they made it o ut and its very tough f or a young, AfricanA merican 18-year-old kid t o now hold the responsib ility of a whole city, of a whole community. I c an relate to that as w ell, said James. LeBron James joins forces with Starz for sitcom


Page B10 News-SunWednesday, September 4, 2013 Chefs Corner Tim Spain I hope you all had a wonderf ul holiday weekend and got to s pend time with friends and f amily. Today I am in Tallahassee at C apital Regional Medical C enter offering support to the M orrison staff at this account. C apital Regional is a 230-bed h ospital located in north T allahassee. I will be here for the next 30 d ays acting as interim execut ive chef until a new chef is h ired and placed in this a ccount. This is a nice facility and has a great staff that works very h ard to make good food for the p atients, staff and guests who c ome into the caf. While I am up here, our Sous C hefs, Beau Shelly and Sherlon H yde, will lead the culinary t eam in Sebring while Brian S weat in Lake Placid and C.J. E dmonson in Wauchula will c ontinue to lead their team to s uccess as they do on a daily b asis. I must say that we are b lessed in the Heartland to h ave such talented associates t hat can step up and not only do t heir daily roles but also take o n more responsibilities when c alled upon. I am getting to know the staff u p here in Tallahassee and there a re some very talented people i n this kitchen as well. The k itchen supervisor Kenny G reen has been a great source o f information and seems to k now everything about the k itchen. Kenny also seems to r eally be engaged with the o ther culinary staff and he s hows signs of a good leader. This week I have a simple r ecipe that is a great alternative t o potato. Yucca is commonly u sed in the Caribbean and I e njoy substituting it for potat oes. I suggest trying it with s ome fish or chicken and I t hink you will enjoy it. Cheers, C hef. Y ucca root14-1/4 ounce Yucca Root ( Cassava), Fresh 1/2 tsp. Salt, Kosher 1/2 cup Juice, Lemon 1/2 cup Juice, Lime, Fresh 5-1/3 oz. Onions, Yellow, F resh, Sliced, 1/2" 2-2/3 oz. Garlic Cloves, P eeled, Fresh, Crushed 2-2/3 tsp. Spice, Oregano, D ried, Crushed 7/8 cup Oil, Canola Wash and peel the yucca. B ring water and salt to a boil a nd add the yucca root. Check f or tenderness with a fork. ( Center should be soft) When y ucca is done and internal temp erature reaches 140 F, hold w arm in the serving pan. Mix the lime juice, lemon j uice and add to the onions. In a saucepan put the oil in m edium heat and add the garl ic. When garlic starts to cook a dd the onions and juice mixt ure. Add oregano. Take off the h eat and reserve. Add the Mojo to the yucca. Tim Spain is System Executive Chef with Florida Hospital Heartland M edical Center and Morrison H ealthcare Food Service. He can be reached at Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Time in Tally FAMILYFEATURES Encouraging kids to get creative in the kitchen i s a fun way to make great memories, meals and moments together. And for more than 10 years, Jifhas inspired parents to creatively collaborate with their kids in the Jif Most Creative Sandwich Contestfor the chance to win a $25,000 college fund. Last years top entries ranged from a sweet and spicy sandwich to satisfying snacks and dreamy desserts. Inspire yourfamilywiththesedeliciousrecipesorcheck out for even more creative options. Apple Fries Peanut ButterSurprise Makes: 1 Sandwich 1 8-inch flourtortilla 3 tablespoons Jif Creamy Peanut Butter, divided 1 tablespoon granola (small chunks) 1 tablespoon mini chocolate chips 1 large apple 1.LAYtortilla flat on plate. Spread 2 tablespoons peanut butter in 4-inch circle in top center of tortilla (start about 2 inches down from top). 2.SPRINKLE 1 tablespoon of granola and 1 tablespoon of mini chocolate chips on top of peanut butter. Lightly press in. 3.CUTone apple to look like French fries. Lay apple fries vertically on top of the peanut butter circle. Place all apple fries on top of peanut butter; stack if necessary. 4.SPREAD remaining 1 tablespoon peanut butter to line edges of entire bottom half of tortilla. 5.FOLD up bottom half of tortilla to cover half of apple fries. Take right side of tortilla and fold in. Take left side and fold in as well, overlapping the right side. Dab some peanut butter to glue sides together. 6.TO EAT: Pull out apple fries one by one, and/or eat like a sandwich.Magnificent Mole Chicken Torta Jacob C., Morgantown, N.C. 2013 Grand Prize Winner Makes: 1 Sandwich Sauce: CriscoOriginal No-Stick Cooking spray 2 tablespoons minced onion 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic 2 tablespoons JifChocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread 1/3 cup condensed tomato soup Juice of half a lime (about 2 tablespoons) 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon dried cilantro 1/4 cupchoppedgreenchilipeppers Sandwich: 3/4 cup pulled rotisserie chicken, heated 1 bolillo roll, sliced lengthwise 1 slice Monterey Jack cheese, halved 3 avocado slices 1/2 cup thinly sliced lettuce 1/8 cup chopped tomato Dollop of sourcream (optional) 1.SPRAYsmall sauce pot generously with no-stick cooking spray; saut minced onio n and garlic over medium-high heat until tender. 2.STIR in spread, tomato soup, lime juice, cumin, cilantro and green chili peppers. Bring to a boil and simmer on low heat fo r about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. 3.REMOVE sauce from heat. Toss half the sauce with pulled chicken; place mixture on bottom half of roll. 4.TOPwith cheese slices and place sandwich open-faced under toaster oven or broiler for 2 to 3 minutes until cheese melts. Remove sandwich from oven, and place sliced avocado on top of melted cheese. 5.ADD lettuce, tomatoes, dollop of sour cream (optional) and top half of roll. Use remaining sauce as extra or to make anoth er sandwich. Our most recent champ, 9-year-old Jacob C. from North Carolina, impressed the judges with his savory Mexican-inspired sandwich using Jif Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread. Get Cooking! This year, your family can be a part of the excitement as Jif launched the 12th Annual Jif Most Creative Sandwich Contest on August 20, 2013. Parents can submit their kids creative sandwich recipes using at least two tablespoons of any Jif product ( exceptJifToGo).Visit jif.comforOfficialRulesandmore information. The Jif Most Creative Sandwich Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. between six and 12 years of age by November 8, 2013. Void where prohibited.Peanut ButterPear-ot Makes: 2 Sandwiches 2 tablespoons Jif Natural Creamy Peanut Butter 1 pear, shredded 1 medium carrot, shredded 1 celery stalk, sliced thin 1/4 cup dried cranberries 2 whole wheat flatbread wraps 2 tablespoons Jif Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread 1 teaspoon chopped dry roasted peanuts 1.MIX peanut butter, pear, carrot, celery and dried cranberries in medium bowl. 2.DIVIDE mixture between two flatbread wraps. Wrap snugly. Cut each wrap in half. 3.SPREAD hazelnut spread on cut halves of wraps, and sprinkle on chopped peanuts. 4.PREPARE to delight your taste buds. Dont forget to share with a friend.Bananas FosterPB & BMakes: 1 Sandwich 4 tablespoons butter 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract Bananas 2 thick slices of bread 2 tablespoons Jif Creamy Peanut Butter Crispy cooked bacon 1.MELTbutter in pan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla. Peel and slice bananas in half, then slice again lengthwise. Once it begins to bubble, put in slices of banana and cook until bananas are warm, about 2 to 3 minutes. 2.TOASTbread. Spread 1 tablespoon peanut butter (or more, if desired) on each piece of toast. 3.PLACE bacon slices on one side of toast. 4.GENTLYplace warm banana slices on top of other piece of toast. 5.CLOSE sandwich and slice in half. BanutterCream SandwichesMakes: 4 Sandwiches 2 ripe bananas 4 tablespoons Jif Creamy Peanut Butter 1 teaspoon honey 8 chocolate graham crackers 1.PEEL2 ripe bananas and cut into 1-inch slices. Freeze bananas for at least 1 hour, then remove from freezer and put into blender. 2.ADD 4 rounded tablespoons of peanut butter, 1 teaspoon of honey, and blend well. 3.SPOON mixture onto graham cracker and place another graham cracker on top (should make 4 sandwiches). 4.PUTsandwiches in freezer until mixture is frozen solid. Magnificent Mole Chicken Torta Bananas FosterPB & B BanutterCream Sandwiches Peanut ButterPear-ot W hats Cooking