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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 N EWS -S UNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Wednesday-Thursday, September 11-12, 2013 Volume 94/Number 109 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 O nline: First of many1st Friday Night event in LPa success in debut PAGEA2Excellent adventure SPORTS, B1Build a better sandwich WHATSCOOKING, B12 CelebrationsB10 Classifieds A9 Clubs B7 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA3 Friends & NeighborsB8 Obituaries A5 Puzzles B11 Whats CookingB10 Index The usual High 91 Low 72Details, A12 NEEDAL GHT? By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK The investigation into the Aug. 17 riot at the Avon Park Youth Academy is continuing, but state officials say citi zens should not expect to see a report on the matter any time soon. Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Wansley Walters and Inspector General Robert Munson visited the facility on the grounds of the Avon Park Bombin g Range last month in the wake of the melee that damaged nearly every building on the property. As many as 150 safety service APYA riot probe will be lengthy Final report not expected for several months Rod Lewis/News-Sun Merelli (Bill Farmer, left) and Max (Trevor Long) share a duet in Lend Me A Tenor, which opens tonight at Highlands Little Theatre. By ROD LEWIS News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Audiences will be t ransported to the 1930s in Cleveland, O hio, when Highlands Little Theatre r aises the curtain on its production of Lend Me a Tenor tonight. Alan Grosman, the plays director, s ays to expect mistaken identities; s lamming doors; sharp, witty, crisp dial ogue; and humor that is reminiscent of t he Vaudeville theaters. The libretto was written by Ken Ludwig. One thing that makes this play so successful is the skillful way that Ludwig combines the opera world and all of the high emotions with the characters. Everything is very cleverly constructed, Grosman said. The play centers on Max, played by Trevor Long. Max is the assistant to Lend Me A Tenor opens tonight at Little Theatre See HLT, A6 By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Businesses in Highlands County can soon expect a letter, a phone call, a personal visit or other contact from the Highlands County Economic Development Commission. It is part of an aggressive membership campaign that started before Highlands County Commissioners voted to defund the organization for the upcoming fiscal year. Commissioners first denied an increase in the budget for the group, formally known as the Industrial Development Authority/Economic Development Commission. The board then withdrew IDA/EDC funding altogether for at least the first part of the 2013-2014 budget year, saying they wanted to see some productivity as well as support from the local community for the economic development effort. Now the IDA/EDC is distributing a packet with an eight-page brochure that outlines the resources of the ar ea as well as offering everythin g from a $100 individual membership to a top-level premier membership with a IDA/EDC membership drive in full swing By ROD LEWIS News-Sun correspondentLAKE PLACID Alarge crowd was at Mondays Lake Placid Town Council meeting to discuss the Illinois pondweed pro blem in Lake June. Councilman Steve Bastardi used visualization of a boat not being able to move more than 12 or 15 feet without stopping and cleanin g the propeller of weeds. He sugges ted that if the issue was not resolved it would cause an economic catastrophe. He also sugLP council discusses pondweed problem Bastardi warns of economic catastrophe See APYA, A8 By PHILATTINGER pattinger@newssun.comSEBRING How much traffic control drivers need at U.S. 27 and Northwood Boulevard is up for debate. Florida Department of Transportation officials say the intersection is safe, but Sebring resident Stanley Schmidt believes the intersection in front of Love Buggs and the Blue Lagoon Saloon needs a traffic signal. Schmidt said hes seen several close calls with cars pulling into Northwood from the highway and other cars heading out toward the highway or either crossing or turning left onto Frontage Road, which parallels U.S. 27. Northwood leads to Colony Point mobile home park, behind the Frontage Road businesses. Stop signs at that location state that its a three-way stop, but traffic coming in from U.S. 27 doesnt stop. County Engineer Ramon Gavarrete said Tuesday he would have Highlands Countys Traffic Operations install additional signs to point that out by today at the latest. Asimilar sign at a gasoline station on Frontage Road just south of Sun N Lake Boulevard warns traffic to yield to incoming traffic from the highway, Gavarrete said. Since Feb. 25, 2012, the intersection has had 10 traffic crashes, on almost any day of the week at times as early as 7:01 a.m. to 10:14 p.m. The crashes were split one-third each between the lunch hours of noon to 1 p.m., afternoon rush hours of 3:30-5:30 p.m. and evening hours of 7:45-10:15 p.m. Ali Hamed, owner and operator Northwood Blvd. subject of U.S. 27 traffic signal debate Phil Attinger/News-Sun Cars line up Monday morning at U.S. 27 and Northwood Boulevard to enter the highway. Stanley Schmidt of Sebring believes the highway intersection needs a traffic signal to avoid crashes where Northwood Boulevard crosses Frontage Road. State officials plan to study the matter next year. County officials plan to improve traffic signs right away. See FDOT, A4 See EDC, A5 See TOWN, A8 By PHILATTINGER pattinger@newssun.comAVON PARK City c ouncil members have a pproved on first reading a 2 013-14 fiscal year budget, w ith a property tax rate of 30 c ents per $1,000 of taxable v alue. Asecond and final reading w ith public hearing is set for 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at Avon Park C ity Council chambers, 123 E Pine St. Comparing the $17.3 mill ion upcoming budget to fisc al year 2011-12, City M anager Julian Deleon told t he council it includes a 95 p ercent drop in property t axes, a 20 percent cut in g arbage fees from $20 per m onth to $16 and a plan t o eliminate the citys debt by D ecember. Council members made o nly one change: They elimin ated a $37.50 inspection fee f rom landlords to have their p roperties inspected by city o fficials for safety and sanit ary conditions. The council still wants to c ontinue the inspections, so t he loss of the fee means the c ity will pull a total $11,776 Council gives OK to budget Final reading, public hearing set Sept. 23 See AVON, A6


By ROD LEWIS News-Sun correspondentLAKE PLACID Friday night was unusual in Lake Placid. The lights were on, businesses were open late into the evening for the first 1st Friday Night The First Friday Night event. Five not-for-profit businesses promoted the event, which was patterned after the successful Destination Sebring, said organizer Lee Ann Hinskey, vice president of advertising for the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative. On the tour, each participant had a card that was stamped by each merchant and then turned in at the last stop of the day, Hinskey said. The owner of the winning card received a gift basket from the merchants. Other businesses cooperated with the event such as Kellys Florist, which remained open during the tour hours and had discounted ice-cream. The turnout was good for the first time and we expect it to grow. The Lake Placid Caladium Arts and Crafts Co-op was ready to greet visitors on the tour. In addition to welcoming the guests at the door, there were instructors in the back room showing their craft. The Lake Placid Art League also had impressive artists showing their creations. Vice President Ken Lorant was finishing his wood carving of a pig that will adorn a nearby restaurant. Lorant also has a carving of a 6-foot eagle that is showcased in a Lake Placid Restaurant. See if you can find it before the next 1st Friday Tour. There are about 10 woodcarvers during the summer, but during the winter the numbers swell to about 45, Lorant said. Toby The Clown Foundation American Clown Museum and School was another stop on the tour. Their mission is to teach the art of clowning and to spread smiles, love and laughter, but it is interesting to note that the clowns are involved in some pretty serious stuff. The foundation is involved in hospice care, and Saturday night appeared at the Kenilworth Lodge in Sebring for the Kids Racing for Life banquet for children who have cancer or who have had treatments for it within the last year. The Train Depot Museum is another stop. During the summer, there has been quite a bit of activity at the museum at 12 Park Street. We have painted everything outside as well as the storage area across the street. Now we are working on the inside, said Historical Society President Richard Gerken. The building was completed in 1927 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The grand opening will be Oct. 1, and everyone is invited to the quarterly meeting at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The fifth stop on the tour led to the Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center/Mural Art Gallery at 405 W. Interlake Blvd. The Mural Society was formed in 1992 to beautify the town and tell its history. Today there are 40 murals, 45 bird plaques, 17 one-of-a-kind trash cans and more than 27 clown cut outs. We try to do one mural a year, said Mural Society President Harriet Porter. Right now we are looking for our next sponsor. Porter stated that she was happy with the turnout for the 1st Friday Night tour and looks forward to the next one. I feel this evening has been very successful and will invite everyone back next month. pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 2 6 4 0 3 Page A2 News-SunWednesday, September 11, 2013 Sept. 6 216172241MB: 31x4Next jackpot $106 millionSept. 3 413142841MB: 28x3 Aug. 30 619244344MB: 33x2 Sept. 7 71631383942x:2Next jackpot $4 millionSept. 4 61437414849x:2 Aug. 31 101112172846x:4 Sept. 9 1920232634 Sept. 8 510121831 Sept. 7 1719262931 Sept. 6 49111232 Sept. 9 (n) 7111 Sept. 9 (d) 7370 Sept. 8 (n) 4509 Sept. 8 (d) 1597 Sept. 9 (n) 219 Sept. 9 (d) 482 Sept. 8 (n) 387 Sept. 8 (d) 979 Sept. 6 11830372 Sept. 3 211204222 Aug. 30 717414217 Aug. 27 915353810 Sept. 7 219222645 PB: 24Next jackpot $245 millionSept. 4 29264547 PB: 11 Aug. 31 27254056 PB: 20 Lottery Center This weeks question: Should utility systems add fluoride to drinking water? Yes 52.5% No 47.5% Total votes: 101 Online www.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at Blood drive at Health DepartmentSEBRING The Florida Department of Health in Highlands County will host a blood drive in the Sebring site parking lot from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at 7205 S. George Blvd. Last year, Florida Blood Services, Community Blood Services of Florida and Floridas Blood Centers merged into OneBlood. They have a new look but it is still the Big Red Bus. All donors will receive a T-shirt and a wellness checkup including blood pressure, temperature, iron count and cholesterol screening. If you donate blood two times between June 1 and Sept. 30 you will receive a free steak dinner courtesy of Outback Steakhouse. Plus, all donors will be entered to win Outback for a Year! Show up or make an appointment online at and use sponsor code M334 and bring photo identification.Pink Army comes to Lunch Club WednesdaySEBRING Lunch Club Wednesday, a ladies networking club for all women, is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Sebring Elks Lodge. Lunch is $10. This months Rise and Shine speaker is Florida Hospital kicking off the 2013 Pink Army The luncheon will also host more than 25 showca ses, 25 door prizes and gre at networking with other women. New members are always welcome and no reservations required. For more information call Diana Albritton, 3818170, or visit or its Facebook page, Lunch Club Wednesday.Fred Wild Elementary has meetingsSEBRING Fred Wild Elementary School will hold an important Title I meeting at 2:15 p.m. toda y in the schools Media Center. Come, see and hear the wonderful things that are happening in the school and learn more about the Title I Program. All paren ts are encouraged to attend. School Advisory Council (SAC) will meet afterwards at 2:45 p.m., also in the Media Center. Participants do not need t o be a voting member to attend and join in the SAC meeting. If you are a parent with a Community Briefs Continued on A5 Rod Lewis/News-Sun Ken Lorant of Lake Placid Art League works on his wood carving during the 1st Friday Night event in Lake Placid. First 1st Friday tour a hit in Lake Placid Rod Lewis/News-Sun Sofia Ramirez gets a face painting from Krikitt the clown as her mother, Michelle Ramirez, shows off their balloon animals during the 1st Friday Night tour in Lake Placid By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comLAKE PLACID A merican Legion Post 25 w ill hold a Sept. 11 event t oday beginning at 8 a.m. Post Commander R obert Moore emphas ized the importance of n ever forgetting the 3,000 l ives that were lost that d ay 12 years ago. I think we are the o nly one in the entire c ounty doing something t o commemorate, said M oore. The town of Lake P lacid will come together t o show respect and r emember the events that t ook place on Sept. 11, 2 001 in a small program. Beginning at 8 a.m., g uests will be served coff ee and doughnuts. The H ighlands County S heriffs Offices Honor G uard will present the f lag to start off the cerem ony. The Lake Placid Fire D epartment and Police D epartment will be in a ttendance to show supp ort. There will also be a bagpipe player. The master of ceremony will be Eileen May of the Lake P lacid Chamber of C ommerce and the e vents guest speaker will b e Dr. Cary Pigman. Pigman just got back f rom a tour in Kuwait. H e will be speaking duri ng the ceremony, M oore said. The veterans down h ere are getting pretty o ld so we want to support t hem as well as the EMT a nd first responders. Alot o f them lost their lives t hat day. We cant forget a bout them. For more information, c ontact the post at 4650 975. In Avon Park today, A merican Legion Post 69 w ill hold a brief moment o f silence at 8:46 a.m., m arking the time the first p lane hit the World Trade C enter, followed by a modest flag retirement c eremony by the Legion R iders. All are invited to a ttend. The Highlands County H ealth Department will b e holding a blood drive S ebring site parking lot f rom 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. t oday at 7205 S. George B lvd. American Legion plans Sept. 11 ceremony Pigman Event set to begin at 8 a.m. at Lake Placid post TALLAHASSEE (AP) F lorida farmers will soon be a ble to coordinate their crops w ith a few swipes of their s martphones. Its all part of a digital m akeover for the Florida D epartment of Agriculture a nd Consumer Services. Anew program developed b y the department in partners hip with University of F loridas Automated Weather N etwork, will provide up-tot he-minute information on k ey weather variables, i ncluding rainfall, temperat ure, humidity, dew point, w ind speed and wind direct ion. The information is updated every 15 minutes. Agriculture secretary Adam Putnam says the app will help farmers make decisions on water use, pesticide spraying and nutrient applications. It also helps farmers determine when to irrigate during a frost or freeze. Real-time weather data will also help producers save costs and mitigate their impact on the environment, Putnam said in a news release. The agency has partnered with agricultural producers to install the weather stations and input data into a test site. Right now, 79 operations are participating in the pilot program. Producers are eligible to receive funding for one weather station for each 300 acres of the operation. The department provides 75 percent of the cost of each device up to $5,000, with a total cap of $25,000 per producer. An online map of the state aggregates data collected from weather stations on private agricultural lands throughout Florida. Its also available on Android smartphone platforms and an iPhone app will be available in coming months. New app designed to help farmers


TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 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 11, 2013 Page A3 The North Tower burned f or less than an hour, the S outh Tower for 102 minu tes. When the buildings coll apsed, it took only 12 seco nds and killed 2,819 men, w omen and children. One hundred and twentyf ive people died at the P entagon. Forty passengers d ied on United Flight 93 as it c rashed into an open field in P ennsylvania when they f ought against the highjacke rs. Of the nearly 3,000 bodies a t the trade center, only 289 w ere found intact; 1,717 f amilies received no remains a t all. An estimated 3,051 children lost a parent. Twenty percent of Americans knew someone hurt or killed. While the towers burned, they could be seen from 20 miles away on that brilliantly clear morning. After the collapse, fires burned for 99 days. More than 1.5 million tons of debris was removed once the fires burned out. The attacks on the WTC caused enormous financial damage. The stock market closed for six days, the Dow Jones average falling more than 680 points when it reopened. New York City lost 146,100 jobs and saw economic losses of $105 billion in the month following the attack. There were repercussions throughout the country. States like Florida that rely on tourism were hurt as people decided not to travel. The attack brought out the best and the worst in us. Some people tried to cheat money from victims and the state. Many, many more, however, opened their hearts and by 2002, private donations came to $1.4 billion. Others took action: Peace Corps applications increased 40 percent in 2002 and CIA applications rose 50 percent. It also taught us important lessons. For example, the NYC emergency operations center was vulnerable, located in the WTC complex. It was destroyed soon after the initial attack. In the last 12 years, we have begun wars in two different countries and set new policies meant to protect us from anything so horrible ever happening again. Whether the policy choices are wise, or the wars will bring security, remains to be seen. The important thing to remember is that America continues to recover from the awful wounds. It is our duty to be sure the framework that gave us the strength to survive remains to guide us in the future. The hardest task confronting us is rising above the pain and fear. We cannot blame all Muslims for the hateful acts of some among them. Instead of focusing on retribution and adding more hatred into the world, we should remember those innocent souls who were murdered. Let us live some of life for them. Let us be open to the beauties of life. Let us reach out when we can. Memories still strong 12 years later T welve years ago today, our world changed when ordinary airliners were turned into weapons of mass d estruction and aimed at the World T rade Center, the Pentagon and either t he Capitol or White House. Competition in this instance is not good E ditor: I read the News-Sun article Positive M edical gets the green light from the c ounty. I found a couple things dist urbing. First that the county EMS i nspects Positive. I am not familiar w ith Florida law, but where I came f rom the state was the entity that i nspected and approved licensure for a mbulances. At least the state is not in competition with an ambulance servi ces since most are either private entity o r county run. The second thing that bothered me is t hat very word competition. No gove rnment agency should compete against a private entity! The third thing that bothered me is t he fact that the county commissioners a ctually have the power to limit private e nterprise in a way that would inhibit g rowth. Although I do appreciate that t hey increased the amount of ambul ances allowed, (a very right thing to d o; kudos to Don Elwell for that) limiti ng growth of private enterprise should n ot even be within the power of the c omission. Dont we want to promote t he growth of private enterprise? Its been proven time and again that g overnment generally cannot run anyt hing as efficiently as a private enterp rise. They do not have to be better b ecause they have no competition. If t hey become inefficient all they have to d o is raise the mill levy to compensate, o r in a case like this (if the wrong peop le were in office), limit the competit ions growth. Aprivate enterprise m ust get better and give better service o r it will fail. They have to be more e fficient or lose money. I am a former driver-engineer/ EMTI ntermediate from a small town fire d epartment in Kansas so I can apprecia te well run governemt services and f rom what I understand we have an e xcellent county EMS system. But t here should be no interference or comp etition from the county. We should learn to appreciate and promote the growth of well run award winning private services like Positive Medical if we want our county to thrive. Joe Schirck III Retired Firefighter SebringTea Party to learn about Common CoreEditor: Parents, teachers, school board members, please join us Wednesday 6 p.m. Sept. 18 at Homers Smorgasbord as we present Randy Osborne, Florida state lobbyist and founder of Florida Stop Common Core. The meeting is scheduled on this night so it would not interfere with the regularly scheduled school board meeting. Hear the side of Common Core the proponents do not want you to hear. Astorm is brewing in Florida over Common Core. Randy Osborne is a political consultant for Victory 360, lobbyist for Acclaim Strategies and Eagle Forum, director for Education Research Heartland, and Eagle Forum. You are a parent ... Local and state governments will not be the only ones forfeiting power to the federal government. Parents will lose the right to oversee their childs development, making the government the primary parental figure. You are a taxpayer ... How much is Common Core going to cost taxpayers? $1,024,163,000 is one estimate. Are the taxpayers of Florida willing to pay for another intrusive government program destined to fail? You are a business owner ... Though Common Core proponents claim that, by implementing the standards, students will graduate better equipped to compete in the global marketplace, research reveals that the standards are academically of lower quality than current state standards, And have never been tested, your children are guinea pgs. What kind of workforce will we have? You are a teacher ... Teachers will be given a cookie-cutter set of directives, then expected to make each child come out with the same philosophy and academic experience, despite the fact each child is unique. The stringent requirements of Common Core and its test-based standards will make it extremely difficult for teachers to adapt to their classroom needs and, in the end, will make many students good test-takers instead of thoughtfully educated individuals. Many specialists in education around the country say Common Core is more about money than it is about educating your children. Look at the whos who in promoting Common Core most vigorously Bill Gates of Microsoft, Former Governor Jeb Bush and his FEE organization, and Pearson of Pearson Random House Publishers, who also owns the rights to FCAT. They all are projected to make millions off this program and your children, while actually giving them lower education standards than what are available in many states including Florida. John Nelson Chair The Highlands Tea Party BouquetRehab Consultants staff a huge helpEditor: I am writing this letter to highly commend Rehab Consultants of Central Florida. Jim Armstrong, Mary Jones, and the entire staff were all instrumental in getting me back to normal after my recent back problems. Aspecial thank you to Jim and Mary. The professionalism and caring attitude of this group of people was very unexpected and very refreshing, given the hustle and bustle of todays world. Again, thank you all. I would highly recommend Rehab Consultants of Central Florida to anyone needing any type of rehab. Scott L. Fettinger Sebring Standardized testing can close your public school, hold your kid back a year or now get a teacher firedall in the name of accountability. But standardized testings sheen of fairness got tarnished last week, proving that despite all the promises, there is no accountability in accountability. In Atlanta, a jury acquitted Tamara Cotman on a charge of influencing a witness. As an administrator with oversight over 21 schools, Cotman handed out a memo titled Go To Hell to 10 principals with instructions on how to obstruct the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Head, meet desk. Three-dozen public school administrators and teachers still face racketeering charges related to a widespread conspiracy to boost test scores to keep their jobs and collect bonuses. Texas finished an audit of how it missed the massive scrubbing scandal in El Paso. School officials prevented students from taking the 10th grade accountability test through means of transfer, deportation, and inappropriate retention and promotion to avoid enforcement action under the federal No Child Left Behind Act, according to the state auditor. This was such an obvious scandal that people in El Paso started calling these kids los desaparecidos, or the disappeared. But when the Texas Education Agency was asked to investigate, they didnt see any cheating. Turns out, they didnt look. The audit found that the TEAinvestigators never even left their desks in Austin, much less traveled to El Paso. They relied on self-reported information from El Paso school officials and did not contact those who lodged the complaints, which is like investigating a murder by asking the suspect if he has any evidence while ignoring the body, any witnesses and the smoking gun. Officials arent looking all that hard to find cheating because they want to believe the lies. The gospel of highstakes testing requires a belief in scores that resurrect failing schools. When El Paso Superintendent Lorenzo Garcia supposedly performed this miracle, Rick Perrys administration gave him $56,000 in bonuses and held him up as an example of what was possible. The FBI later investigated, and now Garcia sits in prison, though you cant say hes not still an example. Dr. Beverly L. Hall, the former superintendent in Atlanta who masterminded the cheating schemes, was the 2009 American Association of School Administrators superintendent of the year. Education Sec. Arne Duncan even hosted her at the White House as an example of success in raising test scores, and in 2010 Pres. Barack Obama put her on the National Board for Education Sciences. When the Atlanta indictments tore down the faade, Sec. Duncan said, I think this is very isolated and called it an easy one to fix. Neither of those statements is close to accurate. In May, The General Accounting Office found confirmed cases of test cheating in 33 states in the last two years alone. The GAO recommended states adopt security measures, but it turns out the worst offen ders had already adopted most of the best practices. Cheating is not an aberration. Its inevitable when you link the scores to job security. Because No Child Left Behind offers zero incentives to catch cheating, prosecutors will only be able to focus on the worst offenders. Michael J. Feuer, dean of the graduate school of education and human development at the George Washington University and president-elect of the National Academy of Education, says that it is morally and politically bankrupt to say that cheating is the inevitable consequence of high-stakes testing. He thinks testing can expose inequalities in the allocation of educational resources. Hogwash. We dont need test scores to show which schools get more money, though a recent study confirmed that the lower the funding, the lower the scores. To figure out which schools are getting less money, all we need to do is read state budgets. Standardized testing was supposed to usher in an era of accountability in education, forcing schools to get their acts together and the scores up. But until we hold policymakers and budget writers accountable as wel l, were asking schools to perform miracles. And if we dont have the guts to look behind the curtain, were th e ones to blame for all this cheating. Jason Stanford is a Democratic consultant who writes columns for the Austin American-Statesman and MSNBC. He can be reached a t and on Twitter @JasStanford/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. No accountability in school accountability Guest Column Jason Stanford


Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Avon Park Community Child Development Center has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) the nations leading organization of early childhood professionals. Were proud to have earned the mark of quality from NAEYC, and to be recognized for our commitment to reaching the highest professional standards, said Velma Lumpkin (retired) and Antoinette Shaw, executive director. NAEYC Accreditation lets families in our community know that children in our program are getting the best care and early learning experiences possible. To earn NAEYC Accreditation, Avon Park Community Child Development Center went through an extensive selfstudy process, measuring the program and its services against the ten NAEYC Early Childhood Program Standards and more than 400 related Accreditation Criteria. The program received NAEYC Accreditation after an on-site visit by NAEYC Assessors to ensure that the program meets each of the ten program standards. NAEYCaccredited programs are also subject to unannounced visits during their accreditation, which lasts for five years. In the 25 years since NAEYC Accreditation was established, it has become a widely recognized sign of high-quality early childhood education. More than 7,000 programs are currently accredited by NAEYC approximately 8 percent of all preschools and other early childhood programs. The NAEYC Accreditation system raises the bar for child care centers and other early childhood programs, said Jerlean E. Daniel, Ph.D, executive director of NAEYC. Havin g earned NAEYC Accreditation is a sign that Avon Park Community Chi ld Development Center is a leader in a national effort to invest in high-quality early childhood education. The NAEYC Accreditation system has set voluntary professional standards for programs for young children since 1985. In September 2006, the Association revised program standards and criteria to introduce a new level of quality, accountability, and service for parents and children in child care programs. o f Love Buggs gas station a nd car wash said those are t he times especially in the m orning when his station g ets the busiest. Wednesdays traffic bore t hat out, as several motorists d ucked off U.S. 27 into his p arking lot. Anear miss b etween a sedan and truck t hat morning underscored S chmidts concern. Traffic Operations i nstalled a stop sign for outb ound traffic at Northwood R oad and Frontage Road on J une 20, Gavarrete said. Schmidt said people were a nd are still running the sign. Capt. Jeff Barfield with H ighlands County Sheriffs O ffice doesnt have exact s tatistics on citations at that l ocation. Its covered by offic ers from the county, the C ity of Sebring and Florida H ighway Patrol. However, he said drivers t end not to notice any new t raffic control device for at l east a couple of weeks after i ts installed. Generally, once (drivers) b ecome acquainted with it, t hey comply, Barfield said. He also said daylight crashes tend to be more likely, despite the late-night hours of Blue Lagoon Saloon at the same intersection, because traffic volume is less. Schmidt still wants to see a traffic signal, and has asked FDOTto look into it. He also asked FDOT Traffic Studies Analysis Specialist Tanya King to meet with him, Barfield, Hamed and County Commissioner Don Elwell at the intersection on Monday morning. King said she couldnt say much about the situation, other than FDOTwould look at traffic counts during peak winter visitor season early next year. We try to do counts during peak traffic, said Robin Stublen, communication specialist with FDOTDistrict 1 in Bartow. Stublen said FDOTwould cover all time variables how many crashes have occurred there, at what times of the day and under what circumstances, and note how long it takes motorists to enter U.S. 27. Elwell said part of the countys long-term plans included having a light at Tanglewood Drive, but not at Northwood. I dont know if the longterm solution would be a stop light, Elwell said. Desire for traffic signals on U.S. 27 is nothing new. When Lowes Home Improvement was built at Thunderbird Road, Gavarrete submitted news coverage and statistics of wrecks at that location to convince FDOT officials to install a light there before the store opened. He knows FDOThas done studies on Northwood before, and didnt find enough traffic volume to justify a signal. Thats why we put a stop sign up, Gavarrete said. COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; sept ads p/u; 0 0 0 3 1 9 9 7 UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 3.639"; 5"; Black; 9/11/13; 0 0 0 3 2 2 3 7 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 9/11/13; 0 0 0 3 2 2 3 9 Page A4 News-SunWednesday, September 11, 2013 Dr. Palosky 2x3 00032278 Continued from A1 Phil Attinger/News-Sun Stanley Schmidt of Sebring points out the intersection where traffic comes off U.S. 27 onto Northwood Boulevard and Frontage Road for local businesses, including Love Buggs gasoline station and car wash. He said hes often seen near misses from cars not stopping for incoming traffic at the three-way stop on Frontage Road. FDOT to evaluate traffic at busy Sebring intersection AP Community Child Development Center earns NAEYC accreditation LAKE MARY(AP) P olice investigating a domest ic dispute between George Z immerman and his e stranged wife say video f rom Shellie Zimmermans i Pad may be crucial evidence i n determining whether any c harges are filed. Lake Mary Police D epartment spokesman Zach H udson said Tuesday that the i Pad captured video of the d ispute, but the mobile device was in pieces and needed to be examined in a lab. Shellie Zimmerman called 911 on Monday, saying her estranged husband was threatening her and her father with a gun. She later changed her story and decided against pressing charges. No gun was found. Zimmermans attorney says his client did nothing wrong. iPad video could be key in George Zimmerman case


p rice tag of $25,000. Each of t he nine membership levels c ome with ascending benef its, such as member listings, h ot links from the EDC web p age, investor logos and t ables at IDA/EDC funct ions, among other things. We will be adding some a dditional benefits over and a bove what we have listed in t he package, said IDA/EDC E xecutive Director Stephen W eeks. We are fleshing out those d etails just now. Reportedly, mailers have a lready started going out, s tarting with locations in the s outh end of the county and w orking their way northward i n phases. Members of the IDAand E DC boards also have been g iven packets to take to p otential members on all l evels. Thats part of their jobs, t o get out and promote the I DA/EDC, let businesses k now we are here to help t hem, to reach out to local b usinesses who know other b usinesses and individuals t hat we might recruit, W eeks said. I had a woman hand me a letter as I left the commission meeting saying nobody has ever reached out to her. We plan to address that. In addition, outreach meetings are being scheduled with each of the three local chambers of commerce and the Highlands County Tourist Development Commission to see how those organizations can work together with the EDC to help in the promotion of business development in the county. If we can work in consort to increase the business community, then everyone will benefit, Weeks said. Additionally, some of the IDA/EDC success stories also have been targeted, such as E-Stone, Amerikan Howard Fertilizer and Cross Country/Agero. Cross Country already has taken a membership and a sponsorship for our banquet which is coming up in October, Weeks said. The annual banquet also will take on a new face. It will serve as an open house on the IDA/EDC effort and will be more focused on having fun. Youre not going to be getting a speech. We have been speechified. This time it is going to be more entertainment oriented. I think people want to go out and have a good time, he said. This is going to be a coming out party to reengage the business community. Weeks said that anybody who wants more information about the membership drive, membership levels, the annual banquet or other information may call him at the IDA/EDC office at 4532818 or contact him through d isability who requires reas onable accommodations in o rder to attend a school m eeting, or if you need a t ranslator, call the school at 4 71-5400 no later than three d ays before the meeting. A frican Violet Society meets Thursday SEBRING Did you k now that African Violets h ave many cousins? They a re members of the G esneriad Family. Come to t he Thursday meeting of the H ighlands African Violet S ociety to meet some of t hem, episcias and sinn ingias. Many plants need to be r epotted before being taken h ome, so bring your digg ing fingers. Soil and pots w ill be provided. Also, b ring along friends or n eighbors who might be i nterested in learning about A frican violets. Guests are a lways welcome. The HAVS meet at 2:30 p .m. the second Thursday of e ach month, September t hrough May, in the A ctivities Room at H ighlands Ridge (Fairway V ista Drive, off Powerline R oad). For directions or i nformation, call 385-5765 o r email S Highlands Tea Party to wave flags SEBRING The H ighlands Tea Party will be h aving a flag waving on W ednesday to commemor ate the Sept. 11 attacks a nniversary. The flag wave w ill be from 10 a.m. until noon at the intersection of U.S. 27 and Bayview Street in Sebring (across from Aldi). Call 699-0743 for details.Hibiscus Garden Club meetsAVON PARK The Hibiscus Garden Club of Avon Park will have the first fall meeting of 2013-14 Sept. 12 in the home of Nina Seibold.LP Garden Club meets todayLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Garden Club will hold its first meeting of 2013-2014 season today at the Lake Placid Womans Club, 10 N. Main St. Socializing will begin at 11:30 a.m. with optional catered lunch at noon. Guest speakers will be Critter Camp/Camp Wekiva recipients. Anyone interested in attending or joining should call 4656106.Women of Moose serve spaghettiSEBRING The Women Of The MooseSebring Chapter 873of Moose Lodge 2259 on U.S. 98 are having a spaghetti dinner from 5-7 p.m. Thursday. Karaoke by Jewells will begin at 6 p.m.Dinner and karaoke will be offered by the women on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. All chapter members attending the bi-monthly meetings will receive a certificate for a free dinner on any WOTM night.Meeting postponedSEBRING Floridas Heartland REDI Board of Directors meeting scheduled for Sept. 16 has been postponed. LAKEVIEW PHARMACY; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 11 of 15; 0 0 0 3 1 9 9 2 MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; top rt hand pg main A; 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 7 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page sept ads; 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 LAMPE & KEIFFER; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 9/11/13; 0 0 0 3 2 2 3 8 www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 11, 2013 Page A5 Continued from A2 RUTH ROGERS Ruth Charlotte Perdue McKay Rogers passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, in Winchester, Va. She was born Sept. 13, 1921 in Salisbury, Md., to R. Cephia and Laura Perdue of Pocomoke City, Md. Ruth married S. Kermit McKay on March 28, 1939; he passed away April 7, 1997. She married Frances C. Rogers on Feb. 5, 2000; he passed away Jan. 16, 2011. Ruth resided at Placid Lakes from 2005 until 2011. She is survived by an only child, Kay McKay Ward Rongley (Raymond) of Fairfax, Va.; grandson, Albert N. Ward IV(Cindy) of Lovettsville, Va.; grandson, Scott K. Ward (Heather) of Potomac Falls, Va.; granddaughter, Elizabeth K. Wiseman (David) of Lovettsville, Va.; greatgranddaughters, Krystal, Kayleigh, Charlotte, and Laura Ward; great-grandsons, Brooks, Austin, and Landon Ward; nephew, Jack Justice (Mary Ann), daught er Cathy J. Lard and son Raymond Justice of Salisbury, Md.; nephew, Carlton Justice of Wattsvill e, Va. and family; and niece, Beverly J. Parks of Wattsville, Va. and family. Ruth graduated from Pocomoke High School and Salisbury Business School. She was employed at Birds Eye, Pocomoke City, and NASAtravel agent at Wallops Island, Va. She was a long-time member o f Bethany Methodist Church of Pocomoke City; Bethany Ladies Club, Soroptimist Club, DAR Chapter Gen. Levin Winder, Elks Ladies Club, and Lake Placid Ladies Club. Amemorial service was held on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. in Bethany United Methodist Church, 205 Market St, Pocomoke City, MD 21851 Death noticeElaine M. Thomas, 80, of Sebring, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood. Obituaries Rogers Courtesy photo The ribbon was cut Monday morning for the new office at Sevigny Associates Eye Care across from Lake Jackson in Sebring. On hand with the staff was Dr. Mark Sevigny and Sebring Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Steve Nyhan. Sevigny and Dr. Robyn Russell will be seeing patients from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday at the office at 363 US 27 South. Call 385-7070. Community Briefs Sevigny Associated Eye Care opens Continued from A1 EDC steps up push for new members Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876


from two fund accounts that cover that program, Deleon said. The cost of the program would have to come out of a proposed $267,000 contingency fund, he said. Landlords who spoke Monday said they would appreciate not having to pay an inspection fee on every property they own. Mayor Sharon Schuler said she didnt have a problem with losing the fee, as long as the inspection program stays in place. When people say (they) dont have water or other safe living conditions, you cant inspect if you cant see it from the street, Schuler said. Avon Parks expected 2013-14 property tax revenue would be $63,830, which Deleon said the city can afford thanks to reduced expenses, a workforce reduced from 103 to less than 50 employees, areas annexed into the city limits for water and sewer service and a reduction in the law enforcement contract with the Highlands County Sheriffs Office of $553,000 since last year. Overall, the city would have $4.94 million in revenue in the coming fiscal year with a total general fund budget of $9.88 million. Deleon said city would have a revised general fund contingency of $255,000 still more than 2011s budget of $148,000 and more than two and a half months of operating revenue in reserves: $3 million. He also said the utility fund is budgeted to bring in $300,000 for the 2013-14 budget, but actual revenue for the current year is expected to exceed $400,000. He is proposing that the city acquire two more utilities: Brentwood Mobile Home Park wastewater system and Banyan Woods wastewater system along with all their customers. Deleon said he has budgeted $150,000 in city funds for water and sewer expansion, as well as an application in for a $2.2 million State Revolving Fund for utility expansion, of which the city would only pay a 15 percent match. The citys infrastructure fund has $150,000 budgeted for roads, $300,000 for improvements in south Avon Park neighborhoods and funds to purchase one extra public safety vehicle. By budgeting $1.41 million to pay off a bond issue, Deleon said he expects the city to save $50,000 in inter est and make the city debt free by the end of December. Deleon said the city managers budget would be $238,370, down from $309,000 two years ago. The general services budg et is $115,000, down from $197,000 in 2011, he said. The city council asked Deleon to increase the code enforcement budget to convert a part-time officer to a full-time position, which he said would cost an extra $14,500. Deleon still expressed con cern about the fire department budget of $1.37 millio n, up from the $1.29 million two years ago. He attributed most of the increase to pensions, which went up from $178,000 to $344,000. Ameeting with the law enforcement pension board has been tentatively scheduled for 5 p.m. Oct. 14. ORANGE BLOSSOM TOURS; 3.639"; 4"; Black plus three; process, rt hand side of page; 0 0 0 3 2 1 8 2 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars; 0 0 0 3 2 2 5 2 Page A6 News-SunWednesday, September 11, 2013 S aunders (Pete Pollard), w ho is the general manager o f the Cleveland Opera C ompany. The play opens w ith Max and Saunders w aiting for the great Italian t enor, Tito Merelli (Bill F armer). Everything seems w ell enough until Saunders u tters the notorious words, Nothing could go wrong n ow. Then it does. Merellis wife Maria, p layed by Jillian Febres, f inds Maggie (Erika W eaver) hiding in Merellis c loset wanting an autog raph. She leaves and w rites a note to that effect. M erelli becomes suicidal, b ut accidentally takes a d ouble dose of his medicine t o help him relax. When it is time to go to the theater, however, Merelli cant be awakened. Saunders arrives, and a plan is hatched for him to save his career and skin. He convinces Max to dress up like Othello (complete in black face) and to sing in Merellis place. Max reluctantly agrees. What happens next is like a roller coaster ride. Both Merelli and Max are dressed identically and have black face make-up on, so the mistaken identities, confusion and quick wit comes very quickly. As if the plot is not thick enough already, Maggie becomes emboldened to make advances on Merelli and Diana (Amanda Mercer) also makes advances to try and further her career. Does Diana succeed in furthering her career? Does Maggie get to be with the one she idolizes? What about Maria, Merellis wife? Does Saunders save his career? Does Max convince Maggie that he is the one she should be with? To find the answer to these questions and more, you will have to see the play. Lend Me ATenor rounds out HLTs summer of comedies and runs thorough Sept. 22. For a complete list of show times, go to or call 3822525. Continued from A1 Rod Lewis/News-Sun (From left) Andy Basso (Bellhop), Tammy Pollard (Julia), Pete Pollard (Saunders), A manda Mercer (Diana), Erika Weaver (Maggie), Bill Farmer (Tito Merelli), Jillian Febres (Maria), and Trevor Long (Max) star in Highlands Little Theatres production of Lend Me a Tenor, which opens tonight. HLTs production of Lend Me a Tenor takes stage tonight Continued from A1 Avon Park budget approved on first reading


By ROD LEWIS News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Nothing b rings a smile to a persons f ace like the sound of child rens laughter. Ahealthy, h appy child can increase the q uality of life to those that a re around them. Those joyful shouts and l aughter can be quickly q uenched when the child b ecomes ill. When diagnosed w ith cancer, a childs life will c hange very quickly and may n ever be the same. For one w eekend, however, children c an get away from the sterile e nvironment, the doctors, and t he hospital, and have a w eekend of fun at the K enilworth Lodge. This year, t hat event took place from S ept. 6-8. Zoeller Ministries have s ponsored 22 Kids Race For L ife events in the past 15 y ears for children with canc er. Founder Stephen Zoeller s aid, If a child in the family h as cancer, the whole family h as cancer because it effects e veryone. The ministry raises money f or the event all year long a nd provides the weekend f ree of charge. The only r equirement, according to Z oeller, is that the child must b e in treatment or had treatm ent within the year. The e ntire family is invited to the e vent. Zoeller said, We had an a ttendance of 237 this year; m ore registered but could not m ake it. This is the first year a member of the staff could n ot make it because of h ealth. The ministry is located in F ort Myers, but families from a ll over the state come for the e vent. The highlights of the w eekend included a p izza/pool party Friday night, m any events throughout the w eekend, a banquet, and a rguably the most exciting p art of the weekend is a ride i n a real race or track car on t he Sebring International R aceway. Zoeller said, It takes a bout $30,000 to make this w eekend happen. We provide t he family with a paid motel r oom, meals, the banquet, an e vent T-shirt, autograph b ook, race and pit passes, and t oys and trinkets. There are many other e xpenses that are involved w ith the weekend, but both Z oeller and his wife S tephanie state in a letter t hat, These families are g oing through one of the m ost devastating events that a family could face, having a c hild dying from or fighting c ancer. The cost of medical e xpenses devastates many f amilies and they end up with m arital problems, financial p roblems that includes losing t heir cars and in some cases h omes In many cases, it ( the weekend ) is the only f un time or vacationthese f amilies get all year long. Motivational speaker and a uthor Jim Collins was the s peaker at the banquet. He s tressed that the audience, Say the same thing about y ou that God does. To make h is point, he passed out cards t hat he called spiritual vitam ins. Each vitamin i ncluded a Biblical scripture a nd an affirmation such as, My attitude is one of rejoici ng and being glad, and God f ills my life with prosperity a nd success. When he concluded his s peech, he challenged the a ttendees, not just the child ren, to read the affirmations f or 30 days. He suggested t hey will see a difference in t heir lives. He also provided copies of his book, Beyond Positive Thinking Success & Motivation in the Scriptures. There are many needs involved with what the ministry does. There is a need for event staff, photographers, and maintenance as well as financial support. For a complete list of how to help, view the webpage at eed.htm. For at least one weekend in Sebring, the sound of a childs laughter can be heard and a smile brought to an adults face. lindsey's wish; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, lyndsey's wish; 0 0 0 3 1 9 7 4 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 102478-publix liquors; 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 5 SPIRES ROOFING******; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 9/6,11; 0 0 0 3 2 1 6 8 www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 11, 2013 Page A7 Kids Race for Life holds annual event in Sebring Rod Lewis/News-Sun Stephen Zoeller is founder of Zoeller Ministries, the host of 22 Kids Race for Life events held in the past 15 years for children with cancer. Charity benefits kids who are fighting against cancer


gested that if a visitor to the area would put a boat in Lake June, they would not come back. Bastardi suggested that the town define the issue as one of great importance and to ask the state for help with the issue. Councilwoman Debra Worley explained that the lake has recently been treated and that it will take some time to see the results. Worley suggested that the core issue is not the weed itself, but the nutrients that are feeding the weed. I believe that we have 100% on this issue and that I dont see any reason why anyone would be against taking action on this issue, Mayor John Holbrook said and assured the crowd that something would be written up. Worley gave an update on the watershed committee. She explained that any water that is created within the town limits that impacts a body of water is the towns responsibility. There was some confusion as to what watershed actually is defined as. The confusion was caused by watershed being used as a geographical term as opposed to water runoff. Bob Harris, from the audience, suggested that there are many other issues that need to be addressed, not just water runoff. Ray Royce made a motion to further the positions held by Worley, with some changes to be made and then brought before the council again at a later date. In other business: The budget ordinance was discussed, and the final hearing will be held on Sept. 16. The millage rate will be 3.65. The first reading of the ordinance was carried unanimously. John Kamassa reminded the council that a grant that was given to the town by the state for sidewalks is not a general grant, but one for the school area. Bastardi questioned whether the city is responsible for the sidewalks on county property. There was some discussion about wording of local agency and whether that term would be Highlands County or Lake Placid. Adam Hess, Lake Placid fire chief, gave an update on the fire protection services at Lake Placid. Bastardi asked the council to have a county administrator come to a meeting and discuss the fire inspections in Lake Placid. The Town approved a waiver of notice with the county regarding the impact fee so that the county could put the funds on the next fiscal year. Dr. Elton Gissendanne r, a local veterinarian, spoke from the audience and discussed two issues. The first one was feral cats and the need for the cats to be neutered. The other issue was the view of Lake Clay. He argued that the lake has a beautiful view and that it should be preserved. CITY OF SEBRING; 5.542"; 5"; Black; 9/4,11; 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 2 thrifty treasures; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black; thrifty treasures; 0 0 0 3 2 0 7 1 Page A8 News-SunWednesday, September 11, 2013 u nits including law e nforcement, fire and e mergency medical service s from Highlands, Polk a nd Hardee counties as w ell as the Florida H ighway Patrol and F lorida Fish and Wildlife C onservation Commission were called to the scene a fter an altercation followi ng a pick-up basketball g ame erupted into a fullb lown riot. Several administration w orkers and residents of t he academy were injured d uring the fighting. Sixtyf our of the 138 juveniles in t he facility were temporaril y transferred out to incarc eration facilities in Polk C ounty pending charges a nd further investigation. So far, only one APYA r esident has been charged. Munson now says that it w ill be several months a nd perhaps longer before e ven preliminary findings o n the incident may be i ssued. It depends on a lot of t hings. We are working in c oncert with local law e nforcement officials. B ecause of the criminal n ature of it, they really are t he lead agency, he said. Ours is more of an admini strative investigation to s ee if policies were foll owed or if procedures w ere violated, things like t hat. The facility, which is o perated by G4S, a private c ompany, is in Polk County, putting the criminal investigation under the umbrella of the Polk County Sheriffs Office. In short, that means that DJJ investigators will wait until criminal investigations have been finished, so that things may be done in an orderly manner. The work already is underway, with DJJ investigators taking statements and other information from some of the G4S employees that were at the site when the incident took place. But there still is quite a bit of work to be done. Investigators must review all of the radio transmissions and 911 calls as well as the interviews and other evidence. Despite the fact there are four to six investigators working the case, the inspector general said it will be a time-consuming operation. The time frame for something like this depends on how many interviews we have to do and how long law enforcement takes. As I said, we are working together on this, he said. There were a lot of people involved and we must do our investigation methodically. It is just not going to happen overnight. More than 30 of the r residents could be charged in the incident Continued from A1 Continued from A1 APYAriot probe wont be done quickly Town Council discusses pondweed LAKELAND (AP) Authorities say the body of a 12-year-old girl has been found at an abandoned cement business in Lakeland. The Ledger of Lakeland reports Rebecca Ann Sedwicks parents reported the girl missing when she didnt return home by 7 p.m. Monday. Her body was found on the ground outside the business early Tuesday morning. Polk County Sheriffs deputies say the girls mother thought she got on the school bus, but she apparently never did. And she left her school books at home. No further details were immediately available. Girl, 12, found dead at abandoned cement plant


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 11, 2013Page A9 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 13000474CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES,ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF DONALD J. SMITH, DECEASED, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES,ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF DONALD J. SMITH, and UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DONALD J. SMITH whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: LOTS 12380, 12381, 12382, 12383, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 39, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 82, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on TRIPP SCOTT, P.A., the Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 110 S.E. 6th Street, 15th Floor, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301, on or before October 15, 2013, (no later than 30 days from the date of the first publication of this Notice of Action) and file this original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition filed herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at Highlands County, Florida, this 4th day of September, 2013. BOB GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Toni Kopp TRIPP SCOTT, P.A. ATTN: FORECLOSURE DEPARTMENT 110 S.E. 6TH STREET 15TH FLOOR FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 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. File #: 11-009981 September 11, 18, 2013 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 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 AVENUE, 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 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 12-1026-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. VICTORIA L. SPARKS, individually, CHERYL F. SPARKS, individually, and GOLF HAMMOCK OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida corporation, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Second Amended Verified Compalint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on September 3, 2013, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described in the attached Exhibit ``A'' at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on October 9, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.: EXHIBIT ``A'' The North 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4, less 25 feet off the North side for Road right-of-way and less 25 feet off the East side for Road right-of-way, in Section 24, Township 35 South, Range 29 East, Highlands County, Florida. Address: 135 Ranchero Drive, Sebring, Florida 33876 Real Property Tax ID Number: C-24-35-29-A00-003H-0000 -andLot 17, GOLF HAMMOCK, UNIT 1, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 12, Page 30, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Address: 4210 Bogey Blvd, Sebring, Florida 33872 Real Property Tax ID Number: C-34-34-28-010-0000-0170 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. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk September 11, 18, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 11-886-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. JOSEPH E. CALHOUN, JR., CHRISTINE R. CALHOUN, BILLY JOE CALHOUN, and MIDLAND FUNDING, LLC, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Amended Final Judgment (the "Amended Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on September 3, 2013, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described in the attached Exhibit ``A'' at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on October 9, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.: EXHIBIT ``A'' A portion of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 17, Township 35 South, Range 29 East, Highlands County, Florida and being also a Portion of Government Lot 9, being more particularly described as follows: Begin at the NW Corner of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 17; thence North 89 degrees 19'19'' East along the North Line of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 17 a distance of 220.95 feet. Thence South 0 degrees 27'14'' East a distance of 678.04 feet to a point on the South Line of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 17, thence South 89 degrees 14'32'' West along the South Line of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 17 a distance of 221.10 feet to the SW corner of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 17, thence North 0 degrees 26'29'' West along the West line of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 17 a distance of 678.35' to the Point of Beginning. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk September 11, 18, 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: PC 13-369 IN RE: ESTATE OF EVELYN M. ABER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE The administration of the estate of EVELYN M. ABER, deceased, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court, WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is September 11, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Gail Gonzalez /s/ Michael M. Disler Attorney for Personal Representative MICHAEL M. DISLER, Esquire 329 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Florida Bar No. 606782 Tel: (863) 385-5139 September 11, 18, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 08-1407-GCS J. LOIS WILSON f/k/a/ J. LOIS NAVIK Plaintiff, vs. MELVIN RADTKE, NANCY RADTKE, JOHN S. HAILE and WAUCHULA STATE BANK Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of that certain Final Judgment made and entered in the Circuit Court of Highlands County Florida in the above entitled cause on August 19, 2013, Case No. 08-1407-GCS wherein J. LOIS WILSON F/K/A/ J. LOIS NAVIK, is Plaintiff and MELVIN RADTKE, NANCY RADTKE, JOHN S. HAILE and WAUCHULA STATE BANK is Defendant. Robert W. Germaine, Clerk of the above Court, will between and during the legal hours of sale, to-wit, at 11:00 A.M. September 24, 2013, the same being the day set by the Order, offer for sale and sell at public outcry for cash in hand to the highest and best bidder at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, that certain property more particularly described as follows: The property involved is that certain lot, parcel or piece of land, situate, lying and being in Polk County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: See Exhibit ``A'' attached hereto and made a part hereof as if fully set forth herein. PARCEL ID# C-07-34-29-040-0030-0000 Said property will be sold to satisfy the Final Judgment above referred to and all sums mentioned therein. IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT OF FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, IF ANY, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER SIXTY (60) DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENTS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration no later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding and within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice. If you are hearing impaired call 1.800.955.8771; if you are voice impaired call 1.80.955.8770. DATED this 27th day of August, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk (SEAL) PARCEL I: A portion of the South 290 feet, as measured at right angles, of the North 570 feet, as measured at right angles, of the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 7, Township 34 South, Range 29 East, lying between the East right of way line of Highway No. 17 and Lake Bonnet, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the intersection of the North line of Section 7, Township 34 South, Range 29 East, and the East right of way line of Highway No. 17; thence run South along the East right of way line of Highway No. 17, 570.07 feet to a point; thence run East parallel to the North line of Section 7, Township 34 South, Range 29 East, 417 feet to teh point of beginning; thence run North parallel to the East right of way line of Highway No. 17, 160 feet to a point; thence run East parallel to the North line of said Section 7, 506.15 feet to a point; thence continue East on the same course 103 feet, more or less, to Lake Bonnet, thence along the shore line of Lake Bonnet 160 feet, more or less, to a point that is 570 feet as measured at right angles, south of the North line of Section 7, Township 34 South, Range 29 East, thence West, parallel to the North line of said Section 7, 116 feet, more or less, to a point; thence continue West along the same course 506.15 feet to the point of beginning. Also including an easement of 15 feet from the South survey line beginning at a point of the East side of State Highway 17 and being 570 feet South of the North line of Section 7, Township 34 South, Range 29 East, and parallel thereto and continuing 417 feet to a point and being on the North side of said survey line. AND PARCEL II: That part of the fractional NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 7, Township 34 South, Range 29 East, more specifically described as follows: The East 187.00 feet of the West 417.00 feet of the South 175.00 feet of the South 290.00 feet of the North 570.00 feet of the fractional NE 1/4 of said Section 7, lying East of State Road 17 right of way, in Highlands County, Florida, further described as Lots ``J'' and ``K'' of Kinyon's unrecorded subdivision, less: Easement for road along South 15 feet thereof, and easement of use of existing canal along north edge in favor of owners of land bordering on said canal, all also known as Camp-N-Comfort located between Sebring and Avon Park, Florida, on Highway No. 17, together with all improvements thereon. 1050LegalsIN 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 A GAINST 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. A ttorneys 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 rffntbffnf n frnffn f ffnfffnn nnn nnnfnffnnnbn f bfffnffbf fnbfnb f fn rff nt bf t f tf f rf ntbn rfntfrb btbfntf fbtbf tff fbftbfbnbfb bbbbbbnrbtn brfbbbnbbrftrfb fbbbttnbbtnftfbfrrb ntftffbfntftbbnb trfnt Classifiedtn bfbrbrnfnbnbffbftrb bbttnbbntbntrnbrffbb fnrfntntftbnrfbrfb bfbtbfbf bbfbtntftrfbntnbnn nnntnrnfftnbrbbbrnnf nntnfrbnrrbrbn btfrftrbfntrfbtftb bbtnntbbnftftb bffbnrftrbfrftrbbnnrbb bfntfbbbnrnbbttbf tbrftbnb rfffntbtbt ttn tbnnbbtnfntbntn nbn ttf 1050Legals 1050LegalsExhibit ``A'' AND Together with all personal property located upon said real property, including all equipment, accounts, name, receivables, park models, and mobile homes located upon the subject property as identified by VIN Numbers below: C110CFL0619860246; 9P35204C1010121; 86814; 603327; 0361370N; 1SE900R26GJ000111; 1L9R35028G1013767; FH36APM891023;35319479;85220; 1L9R35020J1013916 September 11, 18, 2013 1050Legals Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. 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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 SHOP SUPERVISOR/MECHANIC to work on farm/ ranch equipment, diesel and gasoline engines, fleet maintenance, fabrication and electrical. Prior shop management and computer skills needed. Florida Driver License required. Pay based on experience. Drug-free workplace. Apply in person from 8am-11am & 1pm-4pm Monday thru Friday @ 109 Arron Drive, Lake Placid, FL 863-465-2821 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. 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 DOCTORS CHOICEHH Medicare Agency needing RN LPN PT OT MSW HHA For new Sebring office Fax resume 941-727-4112 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment 1100AnnouncementsNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000109TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SCOTT DURBAN CROSS COUNTRY AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES 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.: 11328 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-20-36-30-030-0120-0060 Description of Property: LOT 6 BLOCK 12 HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES SUBDIVISION, SECTION C, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4 PAGE 69 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: MARY DANNER; 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 16th day of October, 2013. Dated this 13th day of August, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk September 11, 18, 25; October 2, 2013 1055HighlandsCounty Legals The City of Sebring is seeking vendors who would like to bid on mowing & picking up debris for vacant lots through Code Enforcement. Vendors would be asked to maintain minimum standards for liability, auto, & workers compensation insurance. Interested vendors should contact the Sebring Police Department, Vicki Hicks 471-5107 or Purchasing Department, Kirk Zimmerman 471-5110 for specifications. Kirk Zimmerman Purchasing Agent City of Sebring September 11, 13, 15, 2013 ***************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** T he following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice of Public Sale of the contents of self-storage unit(s) in default of contract per F.S. 83:801-809. Units will be sold by sealed bid at 10:00 A.M. ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013, at Highlands Self Storage Inc. 7825 S. Georage Blvd. Sebring, FL 33872. All units contain household goods unless otherwise noted. Any vehicle within units sold for parts only. UNIT #25 AND 43 September 11, 18, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-378 IN RE: ESTATE OF A RTHUR THEGET Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ARTHUR THEGET, deceased, whose date of death was May 11, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) Y EARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 11, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Kristi L. Schmidt 13317 Abion Circle Thornton, Colorado 80241 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ W. Roy Wilkes A ttorney for Kristi L. Schmidt Florida Bar Number: 0608475 202 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Telephone: (863)699-2222 Fax: (863)465-1857 E-Mail: September 11, 18, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-379 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF JULIAN A. SAPP Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JULIAN A. SAPP, deceased, whose date of death was July 16, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) Y EARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 11, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Julia Ann McClelland A ttorney for Personal Representatives: / s/ Michael A. Rider MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863)465-1111 Fax: (863)465-8100 E-Mail: September 11, 18, 2013 1050LegalsCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instruction over the phone can be misunderstood and an error can occur. 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By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING It may have been Sebring hosting Saturdays 15th Annual Blackman Invitational, but it was Lake Placid that owned the day of relays. Both the boys (621 points) and girls (607) of the Dragons lair came away with wins, with George Jenkins taking second in both with 469 and 573 points, respectively. The Lemon Bay boys took third, with the Blue Streaks fourth, while the Lady Streaks edged out their Manta Ray counterparts for third, 408-407. Lemon Bay and Jenkins took the top two spots in the initial race of the day, the Girls 400 Medley Relay, with the Lake Placid foursome of Robbye Teal, Rachel Shattler, Kasey Williams and Anne Weber-Callahan taking third. The Dragon boys followed that with a win on their side of the event, with Dalton Lambert, Andrew Brown, Travis Russell and Travis Peeples finishing with a time of 4:12.90, nearly 10 seconds clear of the field. Hali Pollard, Lydia Heyman, Missy Barajas and Claire LeBlanc took third in the 200 Butterfly Relay for the Lady Dragons, with Alex Miller, Mason Million, Brock Yates and Clay Sapp taking second in the event for the Lake Placid boys. The Sebring team of Jack Edgemon, Siddharth Ananthan, Samuel Smith and Evan Reed were close behind for a third-place finish. The Blue Streaks then placed third in the Mixed 200 Backstroke with a team made up of Gabbriella Dion, Evan Reed, Cassady Hitt and Frederick Tagtmeier. The Lady Dragons earned their first win in the 400 Freestyle, by another near-10second margin, as Teal, Shelby Allcorn, LeBlanc and Weber-Callahan finished in 4:10.96, before Peeples, Sapp, Miller and Brown squeaked out a less than one second win over Lakeland on the boys side. Lake Placid and Sebring went first and second on both sides of the 200 Backstroke relays. Eden Taylor, Katie Dye, Shattler and Courtney Sapp got the win for the Lady Dragons, with Dion, Hitt, Alex Blackman and Kaitlyn Smith getting the secondplace finish for the Lady Streaks. The Lake Placid boys getting their win were Million, Hilton Teal, Brandon Skeens and Lambert, while Reed, Ananthan, Edgemon and Andrew Johnson took second for the Streaks. Teal, Allcorn, LeBlanc and Weber-Callahan picked up a second place in the Girls 200 Free, and Sapp, Million, Mariano Zepeda and Russell got a third on the boys side. The Sebring quartet of Asia Gilroy, Smith, Ananthan and Dion then added some points with a third-place finish in the Mixed 200 Butterfly. And then the Dragons picked up wins in both the girls and boys 200 Medley relays. Teal, Shattler, Williams an d Weber-Callahan got the job done for the Lake Placid ladies, while the boys win was had by Lambert, Brown, Russell and Peeples. The Lady Streaks also got third in the event via the efforts of Dion, Dominique Juliano, Rachel Todd and Clara Simpson. LeBlanc, Dye, Sapp and Taylor soon took second in the Girls 100 Free, while Lambert, Miller, Zepeda and Million won the Boys 100 Free. Asecond Dragon relay team took third on the boys side, with Isaac McLean, Bo Campbell, Clayton Waldron and Luke Feagley doing the honors. Two more wins for Lake Placid came in the 200 Breaststroke as Williams, Pollard, Allcorn and Shattler won by a little more than three seconds and Jonathan Gervais, Yates, Campbell and Brown got their win by nearly 16 seconds. Avery strong start to the season, which had the Dragons competing at Okeechobee Tuesday, while headed up to Lakeland for a Jenkins hosted meet at the Gandy Pool. S PORTS B SECTION News-Sun Wednesday, September 11, 2013 NASCAR This WeekP AGE B4 D ISTRICT S POTLIGHT (through Preseason)D ISTRICT 11-6A Dist. Ov er all PF P A Lake Gibson0-01-0360 Sebring0-02-0447 Lake Region0-02-04539 Winter Haven0-01-13856 Last Weeks Scores Sebring 17,Okeechobee 0 Lakeland 28,Winter Haven 7 Lake Region 26,Auburndale 21 Bartow at Lake Gibson,ppd. This Weeks Games Sebring vs.Hardee,7 p.m. Winter Haven at George Jenkins,7 p.m. Lake Gibson at Kathleen,7 p.m. Lake Region at Bartow,7 p.m. D ISTRICT 6-4A Dist. Ov er all PF P A Clewiston0-02-07624 Lake Placid0-01-02814 LaBelle0-01-15582 Avon Park0-00-21958 Last Weeks Scores Mulberry 10,Avon Park 7 Lake Placid at Moore Haven,ppd. Clewiston 13,Immokalee 12 LaBelle 48,Evang.Christ.35 This Weeks Games Avon Park at Fort Meade,7 p.m. Lake Placid vs.Cardinal Mooney,7 p.m. LaBelle at Lemon Bay,7 p.m. Idle: Clewiston Class 8A 1.Manatee (18)2-01801 2.Apopka 2-11352 3.Plant 1-0-11313 4.Oviedo 2-01204 5.Miramar2-01138 6.Dr.Phillips2-0816 7.Cypress Bay1-0675 8.Fort Pierce Central1-0547 9.First Coast2-0399 10.South Dade2-03810 Others receiving votes: Vero Beach 15, Lake Mary 7,West Orange 5,Deerfield Beach 3,Christopher Columbus Catholic 2. Class 7A 1.St.Thomas Aqnas (18)1-01801 2.Dwyer 2-01613 3.East Lake2-01415 4.Sickles 2-01076 5.Lakeland2-0948 6.Kissimmee Osceola1-1832 7.Lincoln 2-1754 8.Plantation2-0719 9.Royal Palm Beach2-03210 10.Fletcher1-1257 Others receiving votes: Fleming Island 17,Port Charlotte 2,Countryside 2. Class 6A 1.Armwood (8)2-01672 2.Miami Central (10)1-11571 3.Columbia2-01454 4.Jefferson2-01393 5.Mainland1-1866 6.Lake Gibson1-0638 7.Miami Northwestern1-15710 8.Largo 1-1435 9.Heritage2-027NR (tie) Venice1-1277 Others receiving votes: Hallandale 23, Homestead 20,South Fort Myers 9,Ocala Vanguard 9,Gainesville 6,Citrus 4,Naples 4,Miami Carol City 3,New Smyrna Beach 1. Class 5A 1.Miami Jackson (16)1-01751 2.West Florida (1)2-01543 3.Pensacola Catholic2-01452 4.Wakulla 2-01085 5.Godby (1)1-11054 6.Plantation Amer Her1-1776 7.Merritt Island2-06210 8.North Marion2-042NR 9.Cardinal Gibbons2-040NR 10.Lakewood1-1309 Others receiving votes: Palm Bay 19, Ponte Vedra 16,Astronaut 12,Bishop Kenny 4,Pasco 1. Class 4A 1.Miami Washington (18)2-01801 2.Ft Lauderdale Univ.2-01602 3.Bolles School2-01443 4.East Gadsden2-068NR 5.Madison County1-1634 Others receiving votes: Cocoa 57, Gulliver Prep 42,Glades Central 6. Class 3A 1.Trinity Christ-Jax (16)2-01783 2.Ocala Trinity Cath.(2)2-01594 3.Clearwater Cent Cath1-11071 4.Delray Amer Her1-11042 5.Tampa Catholic1-181NR Others receiving votes: Cardinal Mooney 34,Fort Meade 23,Frostproof 20, Melbourne Central Catholic 8,First Academy-Orlando 6. Class 2A 1.University Christ (15)2-11731 2.North Florida Christ (3)2-01583 3.Champagnat Catholic2-01404 4.Warner Christian1-11232 5.First Baptist2-094NR Others receiving votes: Northside Christian 12,Glades Day 8,Indian Rocks 6,Dade Christian 6. Class 1A 1.Union County (12)2-01652 2.Trenton (1)2-01383 3.Blountstown2-01324 4.Northview (5)1-11191 5.Lafayette1-01025 Others receiving votes: Liberty County 24,Chiefland 19,Dixie County 15, Williston 6.F LORIDA P REP S T A TE P OLLS Courtesy photo Kendall Griffin enjoying one of the added perks of her trip to play golf in China, a visit to The Great Wall. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comTo call Kendall Griffins r ecent trip the experience o f a lifetime is a bit of a m isnomer, as well as s omewhat an understatem ent. She is, after all, merely 1 4-years old and the realit ies of where her talents c an take her could well m ake her trip to China the f irst of many such internat ional experiences. Then again, at just 14y ears old, to be invited for a n all-expenses paid trip to p lay golf in a tournament i n China was only the first p art of what was a remarka ble experience or an amazing combination of things that make it unforgettable most of which had little to do with golf. Consider, her trip just a few weeks earlier to watch the Solheim Cup in Denver had been Griffins first time on a plane. And here it was, mere weeks later, she was flying to Washington D.C., and then onto Beijing, via a route that took her not east to west to reach the Far East, but up over the top of the globe, crossing over the Arctic Circle to shorten the distance of the 14hour flight, in a most scenic way. It was a daytime flight so I was able to look out a lot, Griffin said. I saw a lot of water and a lot of dots of white, icebergs, it was amazing to see. Landing in Beijing, the start of her celebrity status started to be realized as she was met and driven to her lodgings. And within a couple of days, while at the driving range, Griffin was greeted by a fellow young phenom, a local, 11-year old singing sensation named Angel who had wanted to meet this heralded, young American golfer. Griffin was, in fact, just Kendall Griffins excellent adventure Dan Hoehne/News-S un Anne Weber-Callahan dives into the drink Saturday as she and her Lake Placid teammates had a very strong showing in winning the Blackman Invitational. Dragons dominate Blackman Invite See GRIFFIN, Page B3 By FRED GOODALL Associated PressTAMPA The Tampa B ay Buccaneers are u napologetic for playing w hat they describe as g ood, tough, physical f ootball. They just want to get b etter at it. Three members of the t eams defense were p enalized for hard hits d uring an 18-17 seasono pening loss to the New Y ork Jets, and coach Greg S chiano reiterated M onday that although he w ants players to comply w ith NFLrules he also d oesnt want to do anyt hing to discourage them f rom being aggressive. The last of the personal f ouls, assessed to lineb acker Lavonte David for s hoving Jets quarterback G eno Smith as the rookie s campered out of bounds a fter a 10-yard scramble, s et up New Yorks winn ing field goal. Schiano insisted, t hough, that undisciplined p lay did not cost Tampa B ay the game. Weve got to play on t he edge. Thats the way w e play, Schiano said a day after the Bucs were flagged a total of 13 times for 102 yards, including major penalties on safeties Dashon Goldson and Mark Barron for big hits. Weve got to be smart about it. The strike zone is decreasing in the National Football League, and weve got to make sure we stay within the rules, Schiano added. It doesnt mean you cant be as physical, but we have to try to be better that way. The Bucs set the tone for a long day on their first offensive series, which ended with delay of game penalties on consecutive plays, followed by a Buccaneers aim to clean up undisciplined play See BUCS, Page B3 MCTphoto Bucs coach Greg Schiano likes his teams approach, but knows it needs to be a little sharper.


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 with 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 8758.600 Tampa Bay7864.5497.5 Baltimore7766.5389 New York7668.52810.5 Toronto6776.46919 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit 8262.569 Cleveland7766.5384.5 Kansas City7569.5217 Minnesota6280.43719 Chicago5885.40623.5 West Division WLPctGB Oakland8360.580 Texas 8162.5662 Los Angeles6776.46916 Seattle 6579.45118.5 Houston4896.33335.5 ___ Sundays Games N.Y. Yankees 4, Boston 3 N.Y. Mets 2, Cleveland 1 Chicago White Sox 4, Baltimore 2 Kansas City 5, Detroit 2 Toronto 2, Minnesota 0 Texas 4, L.A. Angels 3 Oakland 7, Houston 2 Tampa Bay 4, Seattle 1 Mondays Games Cleveland 4, Kansas City 3 Baltimore 4, N.Y. Yankees 2 Minnesota 6, L.A. Angels 3 Pittsburgh 1, Texas 0 Chicago White Sox 5, Detroit 1 Houston 6, Seattle 4 Tuesdays Games Kansas City at Cleveland, late N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, late L.A. Angels at Toronto, late Boston at Tampa Bay, late Pittsburgh at Texas, late Detroit at Chicago White Sox, late Oakland at Minnesota, late Houston at Seattle, late Wednesdays Games Kansas City (Shields 10-9) at Cleveland (Kazmir 8-7), 12:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 7-10) at Texas (Garza 3-3), 2:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 10-9) at Baltimore (Feldman 5-4), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 15-6) at Toronto (Dickey 12-12), 7:07 p.m. Boston (Dempster 8-9) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 8-3), 7:10 p.m. Detroit (Ani.Sanchez 13-7) at Chicago White Sox (Quintana 7-6), 8:10 p.m. Oakland (Gray 2-3) at Minnesota (Pelfrey 5-11), 8:10 p.m. Houston (Peacock 4-5) at Seattle (Maurer 4-7), 10:10 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Cabrera, DET49696175.353 Trout, LAA53097179.338 Mauer, MIN44562144.324 HOME RUNS Davis, BAL 48 Cabrera, DET43 Encarnacion, TOR36 RUNS BATTED IN Cabrera, DET133 Davis, BAL 124 Encarnacion, TOR104 RUNS SCORED Trout, LAA 97 Cabrera, DET96 Davis, BAL 96 ON-BASE PERCENTAGE Cabrera, DET.446 Trout, LAA .437 Mauer, MIN.404 WON-LOST Scherzer, DET19-3 Tillman, BAL16-5 Moore, TB 15-3 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Sanchez, DET2.61 Darvish, TEX2.84 Colon, OAK2.85 STRIKEOUTS Darvish, TEX246 Scherzer, DET215 Sale, CHW 207NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta 8657.601 Washington7469.51712 Philadelphia6677.46220 New York6478.45121.5 Miami 5389.37332.5 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis8360.580 Pittsburgh8261.5731 Cincinnati8263.5662 Milwaukee6280.43720.5 Chicago6182.42722 West Division WLPctGB Los Angeles8459.587 Arizona 7271.50312 San Diego6577.45818.5 Colorado6679.45519 San Francisco6579.45119.5 ___ Sundays Games N.Y. Mets 2, Cleveland 1 Washington 6, Miami 4 Philadelphia 3, Atlanta 2 St. Louis 9, Pittsburgh 2 Milwaukee 3, Chicago Cubs 1 San Francisco 3, Arizona 2, 11 innings San Diego 5, Colorado 2 Cincinnati 3, L.A. Dodgers 2 Mondays Games Atlanta 5, Miami 2 Chicago Cubs 2, Cincinnati 0 Washington 9, N.Y. Mets 0 Pittsburgh 1, Texas 0 L.A. Dodgers 8, Arizona 1 San Francisco 3, Colorado 2, 10 innings Tuesdays Games San Diego at Philadelphia, late Atlanta at Miami, late Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, late Washington at N.Y. Mets, late Pittsburgh at Texas, late Milwaukee at St. Louis, late Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, late Colorado at San Francisco, late Wednesdays Games Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 8-11) at Cincinnati (Leake 12-6), 12:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 7-10) at Texas (Garza 3-3), 2:05 p.m. Colorado (Nicasio 8-7) at San Francisco (Petit 3-0), 3:45 p.m. San Diego (Stults 8-13) at Philadelphia (Halladay 3-4), 7:05 p.m. Atlanta (Minor 13-6) at Miami (Fernandez 11-6), 7:10 p.m. Washington (Haren 8-13) at N.Y. Mets (Z.Wheeler 7-4), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Estrada 6-4) at St. Louis (Lynn 13-10), 8:15 p.m. Arizona (Corbin 13-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 13-5), 10:10 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA C. Johnson, ATL45049148.329 Cuddyer, COL44067144.327 Werth, WAS40172130.324 McCutchen, PIT52587170.324 HOME RUNS Alvarez, PIT 32 Goldschmidt, ARI31 Bruce, CIN 29 RUNS BATTED IN Goldschmidt, ARI107 Phillips, CIN101 Craig, STL 97 RUNS SCORED Carpenter, STL112 Choo, CIN 97 Votto, CIN 92 ON-BASEPERCENTAGE Votto, CIN .430 Choo, CIN .425 McCutchen, PIT.404 WON-LOST De La Rosa, COL16-6 Zimmermann, WAS16-8 Wainwright, STL16-9 EARNED RUN AVERAGE Kershaw, LAD1.92 Fernandez, MIA2.23 Harvey, NYM2.27 STRIKEOUTS Kershaw, LAD208 Wainwright, STL195 Harvey, NYM191AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England1001.0002321 Miami1001.0002310 N.Y. Jets1001.0001817 Buffalo010.0002123 South WLTPctPFPA Indianapolis1001.0002117 Tennessee1001.000169 Houston1001.0003128 Jacksonville010.000228 North WLTPctPFPA Cincinnati010.0002124 Pittsburgh010.000916 Baltimore010.0002749 Cleveland010.0001023 West WLTPctPFPA Kansas City1001.000282 Denver1001.0004927 San Diego010.0002831 Oakland010.0001721NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia1001.0003327 Dallas1001.0003631 Washington010.0002733 N.Y. Giants010.0003136 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans1001.0002317 Tampa Bay010.0001718 Carolina010.000712 Atlanta010.0001723 North WLTPctPFPA Detroit1001.0003424 Chicago1001.0002421 Green Bay010.0002834 Minnesota010.0002434 West WLTPctPFPA St. Louis1001.0002724 San Francisco1001.0003428 Seattle1001.000127 Arizona010.0002427 ___ Thursdays Game Denver 49, Baltimore 27 Sundays Games New Orleans 23, Atlanta 17 Chicago 24, Cincinnati 21 New England 23, Buffalo 21 Tennessee 16, Pittsburgh 9 N.Y. Jets 18, Tampa Bay 17 Kansas City 28, Jacksonville 2 Seattle 12, Carolina 7 Miami 23, Cleveland 10 Detroit 34, Minnesota 24 Indianapolis 21, Oakland 17 San Francisco 34, Green Bay 28 St. Louis 27, Arizona 24 Dallas 36, N.Y. Giants 31 Mondays Games Philadelphia 33, Washington 27 Houston 31, San Diego 28 Thursday, Sep. 12 N.Y. Jets at New England, 8:25 p.m. Sunday, Sep. 15 Dallas at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Houston, 1 p.m. Washington at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Atlanta, 1 p.m. San Diego at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Miami at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Carolina at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Detroit at Arizona, 4:05 p.m. New Orleans at Tampa Bay, 4:05 p.m. Jacksonville at Oakland, 4:25 p.m. Denver at N.Y. Giants, 4:25 p.m. San Francisco at Seattle, 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sep. 16 Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 8:40 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB z-Chicago229.710 x-Atlanta1714.5485 x-Indiana1516.4847 Washington1417.4528 New York1120.35511 Connecticut823.25814WESTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB x-Minnesota247.774 x-Los Angeles2210.6882.5 x-Phoenix1713.5676.5 x-Seattle1516.4849 San Antonio1121.34413.5 Tulsa 1121.34413.5 x-clinched playoff spot z-clinched conference ___ Sundays Games Phoenix 79, Atlanta 71 Chicago 93, Washington 79 Tulsa 98, San Antonio 65 Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Games Washington at Indiana, 7 p.m. Phoenix at New York, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Seattle, 10 p.m. Wednesdays Games Atlanta at Connecticut, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Chicago, 8 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League HOUSTON ASTROSRecalled INF Brandon Laird, OF Jimmy Paredes and RHPs David Martinez and Rhiner Cruz from Oklahoma City (PCL). Reinstated C Carlos Corporan from the seven-day concussion DL. LOS ANGELES ANGELSRecalled SS Tommy Field and C John Hester from Salt Lake (PCL). MINNESOTA TWINSRecalled RHPs Michael Tonkin and Cole De Vries, LHP Scott Diamond, OF Chris Parmelee and INF Eduardo Escobar from Rochester (IL). Selected the contracts of C Eric Fryer and RHP Shairon Martis from Rochester. National League ATLANTA BRAVESRecalled C Christian Bethancourt from Mississippi (SL). NEW YORK METSRecalled OF Mike Baxter from Las Vegas (PCL). Selected contract of RHP Aaron Harang and C Juan Centeno from Las Vegas. Placed 1B Ike Davis and LHP Scott Rice on the 60-day DL.FOOTBALLNational Football League CHICAGO BEARSSigned OT Jonathan Scott to a one-year contract. Signed QB Jerrod Johnson to the practice squad. Waived TE Kyle Adams. Terminated the practice squad contract of G Derek Dennis. MIAMI DOLPHINSNamed Tom Garfinkel president and CEO. NEW YORK JETSRe-signed QB Brady Quinn. Released LB Danny Lansanah. Signed WR Rahsaan Vaughn to the practice squad. PITTSBURGH STEELERSPlaced LB Larry Foote, C Maurkice Pouncey and RB LaRod Stephens-Howling on the injured reserve list. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid THURSDAY: JV Football vs.Frostproof,7 p.m.; Volleyball at Frostproof,6/7:30 p.m.; Swim at Okeechobee,5:30 p.m.; Boys Golf at Avon Park,4 p.m. FRIDAY: Football vs.Cardinal Mooney,7 p.m. SATURDAY: Swim at Florida Southern College Classic,9 a.m. Sebring THURSDAY: JV Football at DeSoto,7 p.m.; Volleyball at Avon Park,6/7:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Football vs.Hardee,7 p.m.; Boys Golf at Ida Baker Invitational,11 a.m. SFSC THURSDAY: Volleyball at Webber International JV,7 p.m. SATURDAY: Volleyball at Daytona State College Tri-Match,vs.FSCJ,1 p.m.; vs. Daytona,3 p.m.; Baseball at Polk Tournament,vs.Lake Sumter,Noon,vs.Hillsborough, 3 p.m.; Softball hosts Tri-Weekend,vs.Sarasota Quicksilver,11 a.m.; vs.Future Rebels, 3 p.m. Avon Park THURSDAY: JV Football vs.Mulberry,7 p.m.; Volleyball vs.Sebring,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Golf vs.Lake Placid,4 p.m.; Girls Golf at Lakeland Christian,4 p.m. FRIDAY: Football at Fort Meade,7 p.m. B A S K E T B A L L T H U R S D A Y 8 p m FIBA Americas Championship . . . 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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, now in Sebring; 0 0 0 3 2 0 9 2 www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 11, 2013 Page B3 o ne of a very few Americans i nvited on the trip, and appare ntly word had spread. The two were introduced, s pent some time on the drivi ng range and soon Griffin a nd her mom Tracy were off t o spend some time at the y oung locals home. It really was like three d ifferent trips in one, Tracy s aid. We got to see if from t he more tourist side, seeing t he sights, but then like in t hat situation, we got to s pend time within the culture. T here was the golf aspect t oo, which was almost like t he least of it. There was the golf, of c ourse, which is what b rought about the trip, after a ll, and that was an experie nce as well. It was really cool knowi ng that in a few weeks, an L PGAevent was going to be h ere on the same course, K endall said. And it was all s o professionally done, with t he way they treated us, took c are of us and with all the s ignage I almost felt like I w as playing in an LPGA e vent. And whether it was the diff erent conditions of the c ourse, the still adjusting to t he 12-hour time difference o r the whirlwind the trip had b een, but Griffins game was a bit off. There was a lot that was d ifferent about the course t hat I hadnt experienced b efore, she said. The rough w as a lot different and hard t o get out of, and in the b unkers, it wasnt like fluffy s and, but more like small, m uddy rocks. The grass on t he greens was also different, b ut I also just wasnt putting w ell. I shot 83s each day, so a t least I was consistent, and t he course played long for m e, especially the first day w hen it was very wet. But it w as a real neat experience a nd I liked having this new c hallenge. With the golfing complete, t he Griffins had a couple of e xtra days to see more sights, i ncluding a trip into the F orbidden City as well as to t he Great Wall of China. The first day that we went t o The Wall, we got their late a nd it was closed, Tracy s aid. But it was sunny out, a nd just driving up you could see the expanse of it. Seeing how it just kept going along the mountains, it was incredible to see. They made a return trip the following day, which turned out to be foggy and didnt offer quite the same view, but still made for a great experience being able to walk upon the 3,000-mile structure whose origins stretch back to the 7th century BC. Soon enough, the trip was made back home, more conventionally with an easterly flight with a stopover in San Francisco, and it was a matter of getting readjusted, now half a day behind the time they had recently become accustomed to. She recovered a lot more quickly than I did, Tracy said of Kendall. An experience that serves as an introduction to many more as her talents take her ever further? Possibly. But whatever the future holds, her talents already offered her this trip with memories that will last a lifetime. Of that there is no doubt. Continued from B1 Courtesy photos Above: Though her game wasnt quite on, Kendall Griffin sure had an eyeful as she played her rounds at the Pine Valley Resort in Beijing. Below: Visiting the home of a newfound friend, Griffin got a look at some impressive, backyard landscaping. Griffin gets rare opportunity Monday, Sept. 9Cypress Lake 28, Gateway Charter 0 Kings Academy 52, Inlet Grove 0 LaBelle 48, Evangelical Christian 35 Lake Minneola 7, South Lake 3 Lyman 14, Evans 10 Naples 47, Golden Gate 7 South Fort Myers 21, Dunbar 20 Tavares 39, East Ridge 21 Timber Creek 65, Boone 43 Windermere Prep 28, Ocala Christian Academy 0 Florida Prep Football Scores sack, a flag for a false start and a penalty for an illegal formation that the Jets declined. Part of the problem was a malfunctioning headset in quarterback Josh Freemans helmet, but the sequence also was a continuation of sloppy play particularly on offense from the preseason. There was a communicator issue. But you know what, that needs to be overcome. We have mechanisms in place for that, which we didnt employ efficiently, Schiano said. Delay of games, false starts are inexcusable. The physical penalties, those you better be careful. ... Some are very obvious, and you say thats going to be a penalty 10 out of 10 times. Others you look at and you say: Im not so sure.But it doesnt matter, Schiano added. I tell our team and tell our coaches, and I tell myself, if the flag is thrown, its a penalty. It doesnt matter what we think. David said Sunday that he thought Smith was still inbounds when he hit the New York quarterback at the Bucs 45. The penalty moved the ball to the 30, when Nick Folk kicked a 48-yard field goal on the next play. Teammates didnt fault the second-year linebacker, who had eight tackles, a sack and an interception. You cant play cautious, cornerback Leonard Johnson said. Thats just players playing hard, defensive end DaQuan Bowers said of the penalties on David, Goldson and Barron. Its a split-second between hitting somebody in the head and in the chest. Several players approached David with words of encouragement in the locker room following the game. Schiano also spoke to the disappointed linebacker. The guys a great player and a great teammate, and he cares. He feels like he made a mistake that cost the game, the coach said. As I told him, its one play. We had plenty of opportunities to win that game. Am I pleased with the play? Is he pleased with the play? No. But hes one of our finest players. I ful ly expect Lavonte to rebound. Thats the fighter he is. Hell be fine. Besides cutting down on penalties, the Bucs also need to find a way to get a sputtering offense on track if they want to avoid fallin g into a deeper holes. Tampa Bay hosts New Orleans next Sunday and visits New England the following week. Despite having a rookie in his first pro start at qua rterback, the Jets outgained the Bucs 304 yards to 250 Defensively, New York shut down the run, limiting Doug Martin to 65 yards rushing on 24 carries. Schiano expects other teams to try to do the same. Thats going to be the formula to stop our offense. Its not a mystery. We hav e to throw and catch. We missed open guys and then we dropped some passes, the coach said. We have to protect better. We had thre e sacks, we also were hurried. If people are going to do that, you have to be ab le to throw the ball effective ly. AP NFL website: Continued from B1 Bucs want to keep edge, clean up rf rnt


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Lets not forget the P Js for the needy kids in L ake Placid, sizes 1 to 11 y ears.Help Mrs. Santa, b ring them to the Town Hall, t here will be a box on the p orch during the off hours. B onnie is there every day u ntil 1 p.m. Monday-Friday a nd will make arrangements w ith Manna Ministries for t he PJ distribution at C hristmas. For those of you who a sked about ballroom dance l essons, the Lake Placid B allroom Dancers have m ade arrangements with the E lks to have free lessons in t he lounge from 5:30-6:30 p .m. before their dance. An i nstructional DVD will be p layed. The next dance is S ept. 21 with Buddy C anova, and the group will b e celebrating their second a nniversary. Everyones i nvited. LAKE PLACID Did you l abor on Labor Day or take i t easy since it is a working m ans holiday? In 1894, L abor Day became the offic ial federal holiday for w orkers. Here in our park w e gathered in the clubhouse a t 4 p.m. for a fiesta. C olorful tables were set. We a ll took our turn getting a w alking taco. Youd be surp rised how much salad can b e put in a small plastic bag. I ced tea and lemonade were a lso furnished. Later, much l ater, when we all had room, b ig, I mean big, ice cream s undaes were served with the t oppings we desired. Door p rizes were given away. We t hank the people that worked p reparing all the ingredients for the salad for our enjoyable meal. Our usual Monday morning coffee was set up and hosted by Ann Rissmiller and son, John Rissmiller. Ann made several cakes she served for the coffee. Peggy Sue Teague was the emcee. Peggy Sue read the names of people having birthdays this week and anniversaries but only Marysue Willeke was present. Marilyn Cromer played Happy Birthday on the piano so we sang to Marysue. It was good to see couples coming back Duane and Joy Dean, Ed and Marilyn Cromer, and Joan and Joe Shannon. Carol Noel, the Sunshine person, mentioned people on the get well list Joe Schweiger had surgery; thinking of you cards are for Ann Rissmiller, Bob and Carol Oldham, Sharon Becan and Charlene Flamme. We are looking forward to meeting new residents in our park Norman Kilpatrick and Pat Fries, at 225 Bedford St.; Luis and Pamela Redondo at 10 Austin Drive, from Florida; Lewis and Betty Wells at 411 Beaver Run St., from Vermont and Mississippi; and Allen and Kathy Works at 221 Bedford St., from New Jersey and Ohio. The Red Hatters are going to the Cang Tong Restaurant on Sept. 12. The waiters will be cooking the food at your table. It should be interesting and fun. Sept. 13 the summer water exercise class will have a pizza party in the screen room from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This will take place after the noodle exercises. The Singles Group is very active. Call Tom Cairns for information. They had a wonderful carry-in dinner at his home in August. Some additional activities that are planned include dinner out at Hibachi Restaurant, a trip to Bok Tower, dinner at a seafood restaurant in Lake Wales, a tram ride at Highlands Hammock State Park, etc. Coins, coins, coins for Relay for Life. How are you doing? It takes a long time to fill up a plastic water bottle with dimes. I know. When you buy something and pay for it, if youre due change, ask the cashier to give it to you in dimes. It helps. Tuesday morning ladies coffee was made by Marilyn Cromer, who also led the meeting. Our month of September is off to a good start with all the activities. We were sorry to hear John Echelberry had passed away. Also, that Milly Verbarg is still in a hospital in Tampa. Please keep these families in your prayers. The ladies lunch out will be 11:30 a.m. Sept. 17. It will be held at Cozs Sports Bar and Bowl in Lake Placid. Fran Buero is making the arrangements and will host the luncheon. The mens luncheon will also be Sept. 17 at JRs Cafe on the airport runway in Sebring. Bob Clouston is making the arrangements. Have a great day and make it a great day for someone else. Pastor Richard Norris. Friends & Neighbors Placid Lakes Party Line By Susie Lee Tropical Harbor Estates B y Arlene Clouston Rotary shipping packages to service members overseas Courtesy photo Rotary continues to ship care packages to our men and women overseas.You can help by making a purchase of items to include in the boxes.Call Joan Fisher at 385-3829 or you can make a tax deductible donation to The Rotary Club of Sebring, Charities Inc., P.O.Box 527 Sebring Fl33871.Alan Jay has provided the cost of shipping 50 boxes to our serving troops. Clubs & Organizations Courtesy pho to Ardis Archer has her Publix train bringing in supplies to the local area on one of her modules. Special to the News-SunSEBRING Visit the Lakeshore Mall on Sept. 13-15 and Sept. 20-22 for the Sebring Model Railroad Club display. Admission is free. Come in and spend time watching trains run on the HO and N Gauge modular layout. There will be about 40 different trains ranging from the 1930s to the present day passenger trains running over the five scale miles of track during the six days. Depending on the time of a visit, one may see Florida East Coast, Amtrak, Thomas the Tank, a Publix train and many others. There will also be a Lego train and Lionel trains at times. There will be club members present to answer questions about trains that are collecting dust. New modules and details have been added, along with a change in the layout. Limited analysis will be offered on a test track free of charge as time permits. The One-of-a-kind Airtrain will be running. It floats on forced air instead of metal rails. The train was designed and built by the Archer family. The club usually meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month (except July, August and December) at the church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, with a membership from all of Highlands County and the surrounding area. Membership is open to all train buffs. One does not have to build a module, and all members are encouraged to run their trains on the layout. The club maintains an NScale train at the Children s Museum in Sebring and assisted in setting up a layout at Nu-Hope retirement home in Avon Park. The group will also set up at Highlands Hammock State Park for the CCC Celebration on Nov. 9 and back at Lakeshore Mall on Dec. 6-8 and Dec. 13-15. For more information o r questions, call Curt Petersen at 382-6967 or Gene Archer at 452-0334. Call to confirm meeting location. Applications for membership will be available starting at $15 per year. Model Railroad Club sets up display in mall r


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Special to the News-SunSEBRING Lynda Paul, e xecutive director, H eartland Horses and H andicapped, Inc. spoke to m embers of the Rotary C lub of Lake Placid last w eek, sharing information a bout this popular service. Paul explained that H eartland Horses and H andicapped, Inc. was f ounded in 1998. It is a volunteer-driven, n onprofit program that p uts riders and horses t ogether in a unique mixt ure of physical interaction, e xercise, education, and f un. The program was founde d on the belief that experie ncing and riding horses in a safe yet challenging envir onment can significantly i mprove the lives of indiv iduals who are physically, e motionally, or developm entally challenged. The hugely successful p rogram, which is free to p articipants, helps improve m otor skills, posture, bala nce, coordination and s trength. Participants, Paul said, i nclude children and adults w ith a diagnosed physical, m ental, and/or development al disability. The program receives no government funding or subsidies. Instead, it relies heavily on volunteer help, special event support and supply/financial contributions. Pony rides, beginner riding lessons, birthday parties, horse camps and ride-a thons are a few of the events sponsored by HHH and its community partners. The facility is located on College Drive in Avon Park. Currently using eight horses, HHH serves more than 160 regular clients, which include school-age children and military veterans. Visit or call 452-0006 for more details. The Rotary Club of Lake Placid meets Wednesdays, 6:44 am, at Platters Restaurant. Heartland Horses is featured program for Rotary meeting Courtesy photo Hugh Skip Dent, president, Rotary Club of Lake Placid, introduces Lynda Paul, executive director of Heartland Horses and Handicapped, Inc. at last weeks meeting of Rotary Club of Lake Placid. HHH is completely free to the participant. Clubs & Organizations Rotary gets science lesson Looking to add some heat to the dinner menu? So, you want to start spicing things up, but you don?t know where tostart. Chances are, you walk through the pepper aisle examining all ofthe pretty little peppers and wondering what in the world you would dowith them if you were to bring them home with you. There are a hundred or so varieties of chili peppers out there, andthey range in flavor and heat from sweet and mild to are-you-nutsfiery. Some chilies are used in their fresh form (jalapeo), whileothers are most often dried or powdered (cayenne). The heat of peppers is rated on something called the Scoville scale.If youve ever eaten an jalapeo, you know that it has a bit of a biteto it. Jalapeos rate about 2500 on the Scoville scale and, to giveyou an idea of how much hotter chili peppers can get, a habaneropepper rates about 100,000-350,000 on the scale. Some chili peppers are so extremely hot that they rate 2,000,000 onthe Scoville scale. At that level of intensity, its no longer abouttaste its about seeing how much pain you can stand in your mouthbefore you die! That might be a little extreme, but Im more abouteating for flavor and not so much about eating food hot enough to makeme sweat. Where does the heat come from? Many people think the heat from peppers comes from their meat, but theheat in peppers comes mostly from the compound called capsaicin intheir seeds, veins and the pepper parts near the veins. If you want aless fiery dish, remove and discard the chili pepper seeds andmembranes before chopping them. For more heat, include the inner bits.Nutrition in chili peppersThe capsaicin in chili peppers is a strong antioxidant. In addition toantioxidant properties, chili peppers contain carotene, Vitamin C, Bvitamins, potassium, iron and magnesium.How to use chili peppersOnce upon a time, the only place youd see chili peppers used would bein Mexican dishes, but thats not the case anymore. Roasted chilipeppers are delicious in salads. Fabulou s in soups, on nachos and inpasta dishes, chilies offe r a sweet heat to a variety of meals. As you experiment with chili peppers, start on the lower end of theScoville scale and make your way u p until you reach the edge of yourtolerance level. PS: Speaking of delicious recipes, have you seen our new and improvedCrock Cooker Club?Well send you 10 amazing new crock cooker recipesevery month plus if you sign up now you get all the great bonuses!Check it out here! ro ck-cooker-club/ 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. 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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, 101843-tailgating ; 0 0 0 3 2 0 6 4 Page B10 News-SunWednesday, September 11, 2013 Jaxson Carroll Elisabeth and Donavan C arroll of Sebring announce t he birth of a son, Jaxson D onavan, at 3:17 p.m on A ug. 30, 2013 at Florida H ospital Heartland. Jaxson weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 22 inches i n length. Maternal grandparents are T om and Sandi Eidenberger. P aternal grandparents are M arion and Kimberlee C arroll. Kaylie Cruce Tollison W. and Shlanda K Cruce of Fellsmere a nnounce the birth of a d aughter, Kaylie Dovie R ose, on Sept. 6, 2013 at H ighlands Regional Medical C enter. Maternal grandparents are K irby Cruce and Ellen C ruce. Paternal grandparents a re Bruce Holcomb and J oyce Yates. Layla Edmondson Shawn Edmondson and E lizabeth Markley of S ebring announce the birth o f a daughter, Layla Ruth E dmondson, at 11:39 p.m. o n Sept. 3, 2013 at H ighlands Regional Medical C enter. Layla weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches i n length. Maternal grandmother is T angila Markley. Paternal g randparents are Matt and S herry Edmondson. Zoey Hill Robert Hill and Loretta T reat of Lake Placid a nnounce the birth of a d aughter, Zoey Pearl Hill, on S ept. 6, 2013 at Highlands R egional Medical Center. Zoey weighed 7 pounds, 4 o unces and was 20.7 inches i n length. Maternal grandparents are D oyle and Donna Treat. P aternal grandparents are M ike and Vicki Hill. Marquay Rockmore Jr. Marquay Dashawn R asheed Rockmore and K eaundra Vantasia Bowens o f Sebring announce the b irth of a son, Marquay D ashawn Rasheed Rockmore J r. at 5:53 a.m. on Sept. 6, 2 013 at Highlands Regional M edical Center. Little Marquay weighed 7 p ounds, 15 ounces at birth. Maternal grandparents are D onnie Bowens Sr. and Mae H Robinson. Paternal grandp arents are Dwight H ankerson Sr. and Belinda O wens. Celebrations Births ATLANTA(AP) After falling four years in a row, U.S. births may finally be leveling off. The number of babies born last year a little shy of 4 million is only a few hundred less than the number in 2011, according to a government report released Friday. That suggests that lately, fewer couples may be scared away from having children because of the economy or other factors, some experts say. Among the signs of a possible turning point: The birth rate for women in their early 30s inched up for the first time since 2007. We may be on level course or potentially even see a rise in birth trends in the near future, said Brady Hamilton, a statistician with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some are a bit more pessimistic. The decline has slowed down, but its still a decline, said Carol Hogue, an Emory University expert on birth trends. Falling births is a relatively new phenomenon in this country. Births were on the rise since the late 1990s and hit an all-time high of more than 4.3 million in 2007. The drop that followed was widely attributed to the nations flagging economy. Experts believed that many women or couples who were out of work or had other money problems felt they couldnt afford to start or add to their family. The economy officially was in a recession from December 2007 until June 2009. But well into 2011, polls showed most Americans remained gloomy, citing anemic hiring, a depressed housing market and other factors. The new CDC report is a first glimpse at 2012 birth certificate data from state health departments, but the numbers arent expected to change much. Highlights of the report include: The birth rate for all women of childbearing age 63 births per 1,000 women was essentially flat from the year before. Rates dropped for Hispanic women, 2 percent, and blacks, 1 percent, but less than the previous year. The rate continued to stay the same for whites, rose 4 percent for Asian-American and Pacific Islanders, and fell slightly for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Rates fell again for women in their early 20s, down 3 percent fro m 2011. Thats the lowest mark for women in that age group since 1940, when comprehensive nationa l birth records were first compiled. For women in their late 20s, birth rates fell 1 percent. That age group accounts for more than a quarter of all of the nations births After years of decline, US births leveling off?


www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, September 11, 2013 Page B11 Diversions/Puzzles P ERSONSOFNOTEBy JOHN FARMER ACROSS 1 Star of four Spike Lee films 8 Exercised on a track 14 Longtime Ed Asner role 18 Birds at a ballpark 19 1954 film septet 20 White: Fr. 21 Away, in a way 22 Gustav Holst septet 23 Baristas offering 24 Cable alternative 25 [typo not fixed] 26 Star of a 1981 Broadway revue subtitled The Lady and Her Music 27 Add ones views 29 Style 31 Second-in-command: Abbr. 32 41-Across athlete 34 How his-and-hers towels are sold 35 Gossip well told, per Elbert Hubbard 37 Comebacks 39 Bud 40 Hydrocarbon ending 41 See 32-Across 42 Electrical unit, oldstyle 45 Websters second? 47 Quick punch 50 Author Janowitz 52 Buds place 53 Strike turf before the ball, in golf 54 Bye line? 56 Olympic venues 58 It may extend for many minutes 59 Thoughtful exercise 60 Overseas market 62 Tease 63 Unspecified degrees 65 Comic strip cries 67 Waltzed through 69 ___ de carne asada 70 Burj Khalifa locale 72 Joint 76 Fashion label ___Picone 78 Prickly sticker 79 Letter with a limited amount of space 81 Savvy 82 Radar reading 84 Steel giant, formerly 85 Chug 87 End of an argument 88 Singer at Obamas 2009 inauguration 89 Baseball All-Star who was also a football Pro Bowler 90 Edamame source 92 Cross-state rival of CIN 93 Arizonas ___ Cienegas National Conservation Area 94 Hot prospects, say 97 Home base for many a mission 99 Like Victorian streets 102 Honorarium 103 Nirvanas Come as You ___ 104 Paid to play 107 It has 135angles 109 Proust title character 111 See 115-Across 112 Campers letters 114 ___ by chocolate (popular dessert) 115 Certain 111-Across specification 117 Ghostly sound 119 First film Tarzan 120 White Russian, e.g. 121 1918s Battle of the ___ Forest 122 Formula One units 123 The Terminator co-star 124 Neighbor of Archie Bunker DOWN 1 I ___ it! (Skelton catchphrase) 2 Bond villain ___ Stavro Blofeld 3 Popular snack brand 4 Actress/screenwriter Kazan 5 Stretchiness 6 Assesses 7 Be right there! 8 Heap 9 Poet Khayym 10 Artillery crewman 11 Founder of The New York Tribune 12 Have something 13 Tiddlywink, e.g. 14 Peruvian pack 15 Warren of Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia 16 Free 17 Rapper who feuded with Ja Rule and Nas 19 Round figure 20 Second-tier, among celebs 28 Womens rooms? 30 Actress Belafonte 31 & 33 Skeptics advice .?.?. or a noteworthy hint to seven Across answers in this puzzle 36 Colorful songbird 38 Brazilian greeting 39 Pop/rock group with a 2002 hit co-written with Mick Jagger 42 Story coloring? 43 1980s British band 44 Big deliveries? 45 Paganini or Rachmaninoff 46 He makes no friend who never made ___: Tennyson 47 Schooner sail 48 Health org. since 1847 49 Dickens pen name 51 Raiding grp. 53 Polish the old-fashioned way 55 Air safety org. 57 ___-rock 61 Apotheosizes 64 Uncle ___ 66 Wrap (up) 68 Hollow 71 Homemade bomb, for short 73 Web site heading 74 Before, in verse 75 Sanguine 77 Recently 80 Met, as a challenge 83 U.S.A. is part of one 86 Ended up? 91 Acronym for the hearing-impaired 92 Louis Armstrong instrument 94 ___ Republic 95 Celebratory gesture 96 Alaska town that is mile 0 of the Iditarod Trail 97 Does a surfboard stunt 98 1913 Literature Nobelist from India 99 Douglas Hofstadters ___, Escher, Bach 100 Amtrak bullet train 101 Sign of approval 105 Scratching (out) 106 Meditation XVII writer 108 N.R.A. piece?: Abbr. 110 Vegas casino with a musical name 111 Newsweek, e.g., now 113 Terrible toddler time 116 Audens ___ Walked Out One Evening 118 Often-partnered conjunction 1234567 8910111213 14151617 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 2728 2930 31 323334 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 424344 45 46 47484950 5152 53 54 55 5657 58 59 60 6162 63 6465 66 67 6869 70 7172 73747576 7778 79 8081 82 83 84 8586 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 9495 9697 98 99100101 102 103 104 105106 107 108109110 111 112113 114 115116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 Solution on page B7 Did you know that one of the many wonderful programs that Winn-Dixie offers for their customers is e-coupons? Last week as I was teaching a class in Winn-Dixie I mentioned that you could download coupons to your Winn-Dixie loyalty card and many attendees were unaware of the program. Winn-Dixie actually rolled out the e-coupons program in February 2013 and since then the program has grown in popularity. E-coupons allow customers to load coupons directly to their personal store loyalty card. The program is a nice tool in reducing your grocery bill and saving money for your family. Save time and money with e-coupons. Best of all you can put the scissors away and Click, Swipe, Save! Many stores nationwide are adding e-coupons to the many ways that you can save money at your favorite stores. Last week I mentioned Publix ecoupons, and drug stores such as CVS and Walgreens are also offering e-coupons. It is simple to get started. Head on over to WinnDixie and register your loyalty card to begin adding ecoupons to your card. It is really very simple to use and redeeming the coupons is super easy. Simply pick what coupons you would like and they will be added to your loyalty card (you must have the new loyalty card to use e-coupons and fuel perks at Winn-Dixie). When you scan your rewards card at checkout, it will automatically deduct the coupon when that item is scanned. You can still stack your manufacturer coupon with Winn-Dixie store coupons, but you will only be able to use (1) manufacturer coupon for the qualifying product. This means either use the e-coupon or the paper manufacturer coupon, but not both. New coupons are available wee kly to choose from. Remember that for ever y $50 you spend (before coupons) you will earn $0.05 in fuel perks. That equals $2 in gas savings (u p to 20 gallons). Today I redeemed $0.25 off per ga llon and saved $5 off my gas. If you do not have the new Winn-Dixie loyalty card that earns fuel perks, simply head to the custom er service counter at your local Winn-Dixie store or find the Winn-Dixie Loyalty Card kiosk and sign up. CHECK out for more information and a national list of stores offer ing e-coupons. Tanya Senseney has over 16 years experience saving & 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. Winn-Dixies e-coupons program popular DearAbby: My 13-yearo ld son, Wiley, was playi ng a game on my cellphone. I stupidly forgot to delete a s hort video of myself e ngaged in a sex act with my e x-husband, Cliff. Wiley d idnt confront me or ment ion it, but given his sudden c hange in behavior, Im a lmost certain he saw it. The next morning I ment ioned it and apologized, h oping we could get past the a wkwardness, but Wiley w ouldnt admit this is whats b othering him. He acted as if h e didnt know what I was t alking about. Now hes s hutting down. He wont talk t o me. Hes off in his own w orld as if Im a stranger, w here a few days before we w ould laugh, share and trust e ach other. I divorced Cliff because h e and my son didnt get a long, but in the last six m onths we have been secretl y having an affair and we u ltimately want to get back t ogether when Wiley is 18. M y son doesnt approve of h im and hes angry about it. Im worried and embarr assed that he saw me doing w hat I was doing in that few s econds of video, and I dont w ant to scar him or have him t hink differently of me. W ileys father has been no help, and I suspect adds fuel to our sons anger during his weekend visitations. I tried therapy for Wiley it didnt help. Do you have any suggestions? Mortified in Arizona DearMortified: Im printing your letter because, once again, it illustrates the danger of putting videos of a sexual nature on cellphones. I can think of few people of any age who dont prefer to think of themselves as products of immaculate conception, and your son is no exception. Because Cliff and Wileys relationship was so poor the three of you couldnt coexist under one roof, discovering that you are once more intimately involved with your ex must have been traumatic and threatening to Wiley. It might reassure him to know that your seeing Cliff does not mean you will be living together anytime soon. In the meantime, I recommend that you talk with a therapist to help you cope with the changed relationship you now have with your son. Its a shame that Wileys father has used this unfortunate incident for his own selfish purposes. Divorced couples must remember that they have to love their child more than they hate each other. DearAbby: Ayear and a half ago, I reconnected with Paul. We were in grade school together and hadnt seen each other for many years. We have been extremely happy and want to spend our remaining years together. Because of our ages (were both seniors) and separate families and incomes, we feel marriage is not what wed like to do. But we would like to move in together. Would it be ridiculous for us to do that without being married? Will the world condemn us? Will our children understand or ostracize us? How do we handle questions about why we have chosen not to marry? In Love in Louisiana DearIn Love: Many older couples do what you are considering because being married would negatively affect their retirement income. If your children like Paul and his children like you I doubt you will be ostracized. Most adult children want their parents to be happy. If youre worried about how the community will react to your living arrangement, consider talking to a clergyperson about being married in the eyes of God. As to questions about why you have chosen not to marry, apart from your family, it is nobodys business and you are not obligated to discuss it. 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. For everything you need to know about wedding planning, order How to Have a Lovely Wedding. Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Wedding Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) Moms brief cellphone video has lingering consequences for son Dear Abby Associated PressSUNNYVALE, Calif. Yahoo is a uditioning for a bigger role on iPhones a nd iPads with the release of its first m obile application tailored for watchi ng video on touch-control screens. The app, called Yahoo Screen, is set u p to make the experience of sifting t hrough video on smartphones and t ablet computers more like channel s urfing on a television. Instead of relying on a TVremote control, users of the Yahoo Screen app unveiled Monday will use their fingers to flip through programs and sort through roughly 20 different channels separated into categories such as celebrities, sports, games and food. The app is available only for Apple Inc.s iPhone and iPad, but Yahoo Inc. intends to develop a version compatible with the much larger universe of devices powered by Google Inc.s Android software. Yahoo Screen is the latest offshoot of company CEO Marissa Mayers crusade to make Yahoos services part of their daily routines. Mayer has been emphasizing the need for better mobile applications and more compelling video since Yahoo lured her away from a top executive job at Google Inc. 14 months ago. Yahoo tunes into mobile video with new application LOS ANGELES (AP) NBC says The Voice is getting four new advisers, with Cher among them. The network said Monday that coach Blake Shelton picked Cher to work with in the upcoming fifth season. As an adviser, the pop star will help Shelton groom his chosen contestants as they try to advance in the singing co ntest. The other coach-adviser pairings include Christina Aguilera and Ed Sheeran; Adam Levine and Ryan Tedder; and CeeLo Green and Miguel. Savings Diva Tanya Senseney Cher, Ed Sheeran among The Voice advisers


Page B12 News-SunWednesday, September 11, 2013 W hats Cooking It is now week two of m y four weeks in T allahassee working at C apital Regional Medical C enter. I have been worki ng closely with the team a nd we are moving in the r ight direction. We expanded the salad b ar area and introduced a ction stations every day d uring lunch service. The s taff seems to be engaged a nd is excited about the n ew look and our graba nd-go items have been a h it with everyone. We offer a third shift m eal here so the overnight s taff can have access to a h ot meal between 11 p.m. a nd 1 a.m. We have tried t o make a positive impact o n that meal period b ecause they were being s erved food that was c ooked ahead of time and n ow we are doing our b atch cooking and making s ome made-to-order burge rs and a few other sandw iches. While up here, I have b een speaking with the t eam back in the Heartland v ia emails and afternoon c alls and they are doing a w onderful job creating cust omer and patient satisfact ion. Today is wing day here a nd if its anything like the H eartland on wing day it s hould being a very busy d ay at the grill. We are using the Great L iving Menu for patient s ervice and its always fun f or me to see this menu b eing prepared so many d ifferent accounts. This week I have a great r ecipe that you should e njoy. Cheers, Chef. Paprika Chicken 4 chicken thighs, bonei n and skin on 1/8 tsp. ground paprika < 1/8 oz. rotisserie seas oning 1/4 tsp. dried, crushed t hyme leaves 1/2 tsp. low sodium c hicken base 1/2 cupboiling w ater 1/8 oz. all-purpose f lour 1/8 oz. melted clarified b utter Season the chicken with t he paprika and rotisserie c hicken, place in sheet pan a nd bake at 350 F until i nternal temperature reache s 165 F. Add the chicken b ase and thyme leaves to b oiling water. Simmer to m ake a broth. Make blonde roux mixi ng clarified butter and f lour. Reserve and add to c hicken broth with a whisk u ntil well incorporated and a creamy consistency is r eached. Tim Spain is System Executive Chef with Florida Hospital H eartland Medical Center and M orrison Healthcare Food Service. He can be reached at Wing day in the capital Chefs Corner Tim Spain FAMILYFEATURES Returning to a school or work routine is bittersweet. Schedules and agendas dont have to be boring, though, when your lunch routine is anything but. Run-of-the-mill PB&J and turkey and cheese standbys are making way for a new hero: gourmet sandwich creations that inspire envy. Craveable ingredients, like savory green olives, peppery salami and smoky roasted tomatoes can be lunch staples with these delicious recipes. Skip those weekday blues and mix up your lunch with a layer of excitement.BLTBoatsServes 6 1/2 cup Hidden ValleySmoked Bacon Ranch Sandwich Spread & Dip, divided 2 cups chopped lettuce, 1/2-inch pieces 1 cup seeded and chopped tomato 1 cup chopped, sliced turkey (about 6 ounces) 6 hot dog buns Crumbled crisp-cooke bacon, optional In medium mixing bowl, gently stir together sandwich spread, chopped lettuce, tomato and turkey. Fill hot dog buns with mixture. If desired, garnish with bacon.Veggie Lovers Sandwich with Roasted GarlicServes 2 1 sourdough sandwich roll, toasted 2 tablespoons Hidden Valley Oven Roasted Garlic Parmesan Sandwich Spread & Dip 8 slices of mixed grilled vegetables, such as eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, red bell pepper, red onions and mushrooms Freshly grated Parmesan cheese, forgarnish, optional Spread both sides of sandwich roll with garlic sandwich spread. Top with layers of grilled vegetables andasprinkleofcheese,ifdesired.Fusion Reuben SandwichServes 2 2 slices rye bread 2 tablespoons Hidden Valley Spicy Chipotle Pepper Sandwich Spread & Dip 2 slices (2 ounces) corned beef orpastrami 1/4 cup drained sauerkraut 2 slices Swiss cheese Spread one side of each slice of bread with sandwich spread. Top with meat, sauerkraut and cheese. Close sandwich and grill until cheese is melted. MakesGreatMeal AnyWayYouStack ItWeekday lunch breakers rejoice the sandwich is making a comeback. Kick-start your lunch routine with these easy tips and craveable recipes that are sure to inspire lunch envy: Prep the Week: Create a shopping list based on your weeks menu, and prep your ingredients in advance so creating a delicious sandwich is easy. Have a little fun and experiment. Bet you didnt know that if you put two pieces of bread in the same slot of the toaster, the outside of the bread gets crispy and the inside stays soft and pillowy. Spread the Love: Spice things up with a Smoked Bacon Ranch or Spicy Chipotle Pepper Hidden Valley Sandwich Spread & Dip its a simple addition and guaranteed to be tasty. For more recipes, visit Nibble Ready: Stock your fridge with quick, grab-and-go snacks and sides. Fresh vegetables are a tasty treat when dipped in Country Herb Ranch or Oven Roasted Garlic Parmesan Hidden Valley Sandwich Spread & Dip. Made with white beans and cream cheese, each tablespoon has one-third the calories of mayonnaise. Cherry tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower or bell pepper strips also make great dippers. LeftoverMagic: Repurpose boring leftovers into delicious sandwiches to take on-the-go for school and office lunches. Simply add spread and bread. Yesterdays roast chicken is todays tasty Chicken Bacon Club. Chicken Bacon Club SandwichesServes 5 2 cups shredded, cooked chicken 1/2 cup Hidden Valley Smoked Bacon Ranch Sandwich Spread & Dip 10 slices buttermilk sandwich bread, toasted 5 leaves lettuce 1 large tomato, sliced 1 large avocado, sliced Stir chicken and sandwich spread together. Spread 1/2 cup chicken salad on 5 slices of toast. Top withlettuce,tomato,avocadoand remainingtoasttocreatesandwiches. Louisiana-style Muffaletta SandwichesServes 10 1 16-ounce loaf sweet Italian or French bread, cut in half lengthwise 1/2 cup Hidden Valley Oven-Roaste d Garlic Parmesan Sandwich Spread & Dip 3/4 pound assorted Italian deli meats, such as ham, salami and mortadella 1/4 pound sliced provolone cheese 1/2 cup sliced green olives Lettuce, if desired Open loaf of bread and spread sandwich spread on both sides of cut surfaces. Top one side with layers of meat, cheese, olives and lettuce and then close with other side. Slice into 2-inch wide segmen ts for serving. BLTBoats Louisiana-style Muffaletta Sandwich es Fusion Reuben Sandwich Veggie Lovers Sandwich with Roasted Garlic Chicken Bacon Club Sandwiches