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The news-sun
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News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
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Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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Gettheconvenienceandtrustofworkingwithalocalcommunitybank. Wehaveexiblemortgagesolutions,fromlong-termxedratestoin-houseloans, plusanexperiencedteamwhocansaveyoumoneyonclosingcostsandgiveyou thefastfollow-upyouneed.Callustoday. AvonPark 800WestMainSt. 863.453.6000 LakePlacid 600U.S.Hwy27N. 863.699.1300 Sebring 320U.S.Hwy27N. 863.386.1300 SunnLake 5033U.S.Hwy27N. 863.386.1322 3073535 NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 192775 Shielas Market offers drinks with a twist in SebringB4 VOL. 95 NO. 95 Yep ... its still summer High 94 Low 76 Details on B12Business ..................... B4 Classi ed .................... B9 Dear Abby ..................... B2 Horoscope .................... B2 Lottery Numbers .......... A2 Puzzles ......................... B2 Religion ......................... B6 Sports on TV .............. A11 Viewpoints .................... A5 Lake Placid sees bright spots in weather-shortened Green and White scrimmage Friday night SHORT BUT SHORT BUT SHORT BUT PRODUCTIVE PRODUCTIVE PRODUCTIVE A10 www.newssun.comSunday, August 17, 2014Deaths of kids, pets left in hot cars are 100% preventableB1 An Edition of the Sun newssun thenewssun What have your pennies paid for?County says extra penny sales tax is critical, but not all agree BY BARRY FOSTER NEWS-SUN CORRESPONDENT SEBRING Although Highlands County of cials have been playing to warm audiences recently as they travel about to tout the bene ts of the extra penny on the dollar sales tax, questions got more dif cult Tuesday night as Highlands Tea Party members voice their opposition to tax BY PHIL ATTINGER STAFF WRITER SEBRING A penny on the dollar has helped Highlands County pay for county infrastructure over the last 25 years, and the Highlands County commission wants to know if voters want to keep it. Though the countys one-cent infrastructure sales tax will last for another ve years, the county commission is suggesting keeping it for 15 more years after that, starting Jan. 1, 2019. A referendum goes to a vote on Aug. 26. The extra sales tax has paid for road upgrades and expansions; parks and recreation; lake and waterway improvements; upgrades, expansion, construction and acquisition of buildings; city improvement projects; and purchases of county vehicles and equipment. Since 1989, the county has used the tax to pay $179 Katara Simmons/News-Sun(From top) The Highlands County Government Center, the Sebring Parkway and the Veteran Services building all came via the one-cent infrastructure sales tax. Katara Simmons/News-Sun Courtesy photo SEE TAX | A9SEE TEA | A9 BY PHIL ATTINGER STAFF WRITER AVON PARK On Friday, veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan came from Sebring, Lake Placid, Avon Park, Wauchula, Arcadia and Okeechobee to be thanked by Gov. Rick Scott. The Great American Dream was paid for by the service and sacri ces of our veterans, said Scott, a U.S. Navy veteran and adopted son of a World War II veteran who invaded Normandy with the 82nd Airborne Division. We should take every opportunity to thank them. He thanked more than 330 of them Friday afternoon at the Avon Park U.S. Army National Guard Armory standing room only for the honorees and their guests. Each veteran received The Gov. Scott honors veterans in Avon ParkKatara Simmons/News-SunJoseph McKenney, 89, of Arcadia receives a medal from Governor Rick Scott on Friday afternoon for his service during World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps in North Africa. BY BARRY FOSTER NEWS-SUN CORRESPONDENT SEBRING Animal rescue for the Highlands County Humane Society is a daily thing, but it is seldom they actually are able to save animals at the societys location on Haywood Taylor Boulevard. Humane Society workers and Highlands County Animal Control staff teamed up Thursday afternoon to pull a stranded puppy from the edge of a swollen drainage ditch. According to reports, Humane Society Animal Care coordinator Diana Daniels was on her way across the grounds headed to the surgery trailer with shelter manager Laura Richert when she heard a puppys cry coming from the swale Puppy rescued at Humane Society Courtesy photoFoxy gets some much-needed attention after being rescued from a ditch next to the Humane Society on Friday. BY LARRY GRIFFIN STAFF WRITER SEBRING Lakeshore Mall manager Jennifer Cheek has moved on in search for greener pastures. Cheek, who has been with the mall since 1991, said the reason for her departure was a need to seek a change in life. It was time that I moved in other Mall manager Jennifer Cheek steps down SEE FOXY | A8SEE SCOTT | A8SEE CHEEK | A8 We do dome mortgageDIFFERENTLY.HeartlandWART-N IFN]INGTEALt National Bank Qa,0 01) Usvreo! Cummu ri y:.. .LENMR


A2 | NEWSSS U nN | SS unday, August 17, 2014 MarkKaylorKaylor,Kaylor,&LetoP.A.SocialSecurityDisabilityr 3066660 Kaylor,Kaylor,&LetoP.A.AutoAccidentInjuryLaw863-382-19002141LakeviewDr., MarkKaylor 3066856 LOTTERYCASH 3 Wednesday, Aug. 13 Day: 1-5-3 Night: 8-9-6 Thursday, Aug. 14 Day: 4-3-9 Night: 5-7-3 Friday, Aug. 15 Day: 1-8-0 Night: 1-9-9 P lL AY 4Wednesday, Aug. 13 Day: 7-0-5-7 Night: 7-4-9-4 Thursday, Aug. 14 Day: 5-4-3-0 Night: 6-7-7-0 Friday, Aug. 15 Day: 8-6-9-6 Night: 4-6-1-5 FANTASY 5 Wednesday, Aug. 13 11-16-21-22-36 Thursday, Aug. 14 1-8-18-22-35 Friday, Aug. 15 8-17-20-34-36LOTTOWednesday, Aug. 13 16-39-42-46-47-48 X-4 Saturdays Jackpot: $15 millionPOWERBA llLL Wednesday, Aug. 13 8-37-39-40-52 PB-24 X-2 Saturdays Jackpot: $50 millionLUCKY MONEYFriday, Aug. 15 13-23-31-45 PB-5 Next Jackpot: $500,000 MEGA MI llL L IO NSFriday, Aug. 15 16-19-28-29-68 PB-9 X-2 Next Jackpot: $160 million http// The News-Sun (USPS 487-900 ISSN 10748342) is published every Sunday, Wednesday & Friday by Sun Coast Media Group, 200 E. Venice Ave., Venice, FL 34285. Pe riodical postage paid at Lakeland, FL and additional entry ofce(s). All material contained herein is the property of the News-Sun, which is an afliate of Sun Coast Media Group. Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the written permission of the publisher. All material submitted for publication becomes the property of the newspaper and ma y be edited for clarity and space, as well as reprinted, published and used in all media. Postmaster : Send address change to: News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. CC O mmMM IT mM E NT TO ACCURACYThe News-Sun promptly corrects errors of fact appearing in its ne ws stories. If you belie ve we have made an error, call the newsroom at (863) 385-6155, ext. 516. If you ha ve a question or comment about coverage, write to Scott Dressel, editor, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; email; or call (863) 385-6155. OffOFF ICE Location: 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday Phone: (863) 385-6155 Main F ax: (863) 385-1954 SS UBSCRI pP TI ON RATESHome 12 mos. Tax Total $72.22 $5.06 $77.28 In Florida mail 12 mos. Tax Total $107.24 $7.51 $114.75 Out of Florida mail 12 mos. Tax Total $122.41 $8.57 $130.98 Your ne wspaper is delivered by an independent contractor. If you do not receive your home delivered newspaper by 6 a.m. on any publi cation date, please phone the circu lation department at 863-385-6155 before 10 a.m. on W ednesda y and Friday, and before 11 a.m. Sunday. A replacement copy will be delivered to you. Subscribers who notify us af ter said times will be issued an account credit. Deadlines for subscription changes are noon Tuesday for the W ednesda y edition, noon Thursday for the Friday edition and noon F rida y for the Sunday edition. Changes received after the times stated will be processed on the following publication date. OO BITUARIES ANAN D AA N NOUNCE mM ENT SEmail all obituaries and death notices to Email all other announcements to editor@newssun.comP lL ACE A ClCL AS SI fF IE dD AdAD From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F (863) 385-6155, ext. 505 or (863) 314-9876 RETAIRETAI L AdAD VERTI SINGMitch Collins, 863-386-5626 Vickie Watson, 863-386-5631 Terri Lee, 863-386-5628 Nix Wellons, 863-465-2522 Kim Browning, 863-385-6155 kim.browning@newssun.comLEGA lL AdAD VERTI SINGJanet Emerson 385-6155, ext. 596 NN EWSROO mM Call 385-6155 Scott Dressel, Editor, ext. 516 or Phil Attinger, Staff Writer, ext. 541 or Dan Hoehne, Sports Editor, ext. 528 or daniel.hoehne@news Katara Simmons, Photographer, ext. 538 or katara.simmons@ ne GLEN NN ICKERSON President glen.nick 385-6155, ext. 536 RR OMON aA W aA SHIN gG TON Publisher and Executive Editor romona.w 385-6155, ext. 515 NEWS-SSUnN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 BY BARR YY FOSTER NEWS-S SUn N CORRESPOn N DEn N T SEBRING Ofcials from Career Source Heartland say they will be hosting another special hir ing event this week in an effort to locate companions and aides for seniors who ar e in need of assistance. Known as Comfort Keepers, the individuals are caregivers who tr av el to clients homes, providing care services and living assistance. The program allo ws seniors and disabled individuals to live comfortably and independently The operation is based in Lakeland but they have a lot of clients here in Highlands County, said C ar eerSource Heartland Job Specialist Laur a Grifn. Cur rently, they do not hav e enough wor kers here to meet their needs and that s where we come in. CareerSource Heartland offers employment opportunities for job seekers in H ighlands DeSoto, and Hardee counties. A number of job fairs have been held recently, featur ing several different businesses looking for staff. This ev ent, howev er, will be focused on a single emplo y er. They are looking for a couple of differ ent levels of employ ees. The rst does a basic companionship; they can talk with the person, take them shopping or to a doctors appointment, things like that, G rifn said. The other lev el is a mor e handson situation such as bathing and making certain their clients take their medications if it is needed. G r ifn said the positions are non-medical, but a CNA or other such certication would be helpful. The positions begin at $8.25 an hour with pay increases based upon qualications. The job hiring event will be held from 9 / a.m. to 1 / p .m. Wednesday. Once ap plicants are set up in the system, appointments will be set up for them to inter view for a position. They will be able to talk with a recruiter one on one at the ev ent, so they actually will be doing their initial inter view her e, Grifn said. The CareerSource Heartland ofces are at 5901 U.S. 27 South, just north of the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultur al Civic Center.Comfort Keepers being sought SSPEc C IAL TO THE NEWS-S SUn N SEBRING The Church of the Breth ren announced that this y ear s repeat of the Back to School Splash became the success they had hoped. The event held from 11 / a.m. to 2 / p .m. Aug. 9 at the church, at 700 Pine St. in Sebring, gave away 152 bags of school supplies to students, along with backpacks full of school supplies to two lucky drawing winners. Church mem ber Amanda Osborn also announced that the ev ent served 200 snow cones, 150 bags of popcorn and 225 hot dogs to children and their families.Back to School Splash a hit More help needed to get rid of invasive plantCourtesy photoHighlands Hammock volunteer Marian Jordan examines a clump of exotic, invasive balsam pear at Lake June-In-Winter Scrub State Park. The plant pulls easily and dies quickly upon removal. The Highlands Hammock State Park sta is hoping to remove the rest of the plant this Thursday after getting about half of it during last weeks work day. Volunteers should meet in the Lake June picnic area at 8:30 / a.m. L ake June is at the end of Daodil Road, Lake Placid. Long pants, hiking shoes, work gloves, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, cold drinks and water are recommended. An hour or two of your time is greatly appreciated. For more information, call 863-471-5324, oce of the Park Services Specialist. Parkway closed for sewer workSEBRING Sebring Parkway from Lemon Avenue to North Ridgewood Drive will be closed from 6:30 / p .m. to 6:30 / a.m. Monday through Wednesday for in stallation of sanitary sew er lines Northbound and southbound lanes will not be closed at the same time. Lane closure and detour signs will be installed. F or fur ther information, call E x cavation Point Inc. at 863-471-1997.4-H plans open houseSEBRING Highlands County 4-H is planning an open house from 10 / a.m. until 1 / p .m. Monday, Aug. 16. Come nd out what 4-H is all about and what it has to offer. Enjoy a day of club displays and in formational conver sations with the 4-H agent, leaders, members volunteers and staff. Ther e will be on-site registration for new and returning members. Light r efr eshments will be served. The open house Bert J. Harris Agriculture Center, 4509 George Blvd. 4-H is open to anyone between the ages of 5-18 regard less of race, color, sex, r eligion, handicap or place of national origin.Lake II stokpoga M anagement CC om mittee to meetThe Lake Istokpoga Management Committee will hold a meeting on Sept. 4 at 9 / a.m. in C onference Room 3 of the Bert J. Harris Agricultural Center at 4509 George Blvd. All interested per sons are invited to attend. For details, contact Ginger Svendsenm 863-402-6812. BB unco takes a br eak at SS hrin e clubAVON PARK Bunco at the Highlands Shrine Club has been cancelled on Tuesday, Aug. 26 due to Election day. Bunco will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 23. OO rchid SS ociety m eets AA ug. 2 5SEBRING Orchid Society of Highlands County will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Aug. 25 at the Jack R. Stroup Civic Center at 355 West Center Ave. starting at 7 / p .m. This months spe cial meeting is the annual silent auction. Light refr eshments will be served during the meeting and the general public is welcome to attend. M embers will be on hand to answer most any question that you may have about or chids Call 863-664-9268. II ndian SS tr eets has NN ei ghborhood WW at ch programSEBRING The Indian Streets Neighborhood Watch program is holding monthly meetings, every third Tuesday at 6 / p .m. in the Faith Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 2740 Lakeview Ave. The next meeting is planned for Tuesday and will feature rep resentatives from the H ighlands C ounty Sheriffs Ofce and the Sebring Police Department. AARAAR P SS mart D river CC la ss setSEBRING AARP will offer its Smart Driver Program class from 9 / a.m. to 3:30 / p.m. W ednesday. Complete this class in one day (six hours). There will be no driv ing nor written test. P ar ticipants may get a possible discount on their car insurance, good for three years. The class will be offered at Heacock I nsur ance, 1105 U.S. 27 North, Sebring. To register, call Alfred Nolton at 863-385-4713. NARNAR F EE to meetSEBRING NARFE Chapter 288 will meet for lunch only at 11:30 / a.m. Tuesday at Homers in Sebring Square. There will not be a formal busi ness meeting for this last summer meeting. I t will only be a lunch meeting. The schedule will change for the Sept. 16 meeting when the nor mal business meeting will r esume at 11 / a.m. NARFE meetings are open to all active and retired Federal employees and their spouses. Call vice pres ident Tom Singletary at 863-452-5477 or tr easur er Ruth Harrison at 863-402-0696. SNAPs S HOTs S LO cC A lL NEWS -M


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A4 | NEWSSS U nN | SS unday, August 17, 2014 r fntnbtfbtnnbnnnfnbnfntbf Celebrating nnnfttnb nntffft ntbtfbnt bf ntnnnftnnf fnnnt tfntnb 3074139 3075575 3074884 REALTO rR S ENDO rR SE JACKSON, SS TEPHENSONCourtesy photosThe Screening Sub-Committee of the Government Aairs Committee of the Heartland Association of Realtors Inc. recently interviewed candidates for the District 1 and District 5 School Board seats. Based on their very thorough and thoughtful responses to the issues most important to Realtors, they are recommending Ronnie Jackson (middle, left photo) in District 1 and William Tres Stephenson III in District 5 (middle, right photo). The candidates are pictured with Jeanne Warner, 2014 president of the Heartland Association of Realtors, Inc. and Gene Reese, chair of the Governmental Aairs Committee. BY PHIL ATTINGER STAFF WRITER SEBRING A man who had allegedly broken into a home to take his things fr om a tenant has been charged with burglary with battery and petit theft. Dewayne Barry Yancey, 45, of 1815 Karen B lv d. in Sebring, was arrested Monday after a dispute between him and the woman living at 3907 Ann Ave. who was both pregnant and had her small child liv ing with her, arrest reports said. The 24-y ear -old woman was home at 5:12 / p .m. Monday when she heard someone enter the residence. S he w ent to the kitchen to ne Yancey had taken a sliding glass door off its tr ack and entered her home, reports said. She asked him to leav e but he refused, saying he was taking his things H e then opened the refrigerator, put all of the contents on the counter, and then removed the refrigerator from the home, all the time y elling at the woman, reports said. According to reports, $48 worth of food sat spoiling on the counter while he took other items H e then walked into the living room, grabbed a shelf, threw its contents on the oor and took the shelf out of the house. Reports said the victim kept or dering him out of her house but he kept r eturning. H e then gr abbed a couch in her living room and pushed it to war d her small child, reports said. She grabbed her child out of the way and ran down a corridor as he followed, yelling at her. Reports said he fol lowed her into a bedroom and pulled a ther mostat control off the wall, y elling that no one would use the air-conditioning in the house. The woman told deputies she remained in the bedr oom until she heard Yancey leave. Other information in the report was redacted, but deputies found they had enough evidence to arrest Yancey.Man charged with burglary with battery after break-in BOCA GRANDE (AP) For decades, legendary hammerhead Old Hitler has been the subject of shing folklore up and down the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Depending on the source, Old Hitler has a head as wide as a pickup truck, and is longer than most of the shing boats its been spot ted from. H is massiv e body is covered in scars from encounters with shermens machetes, harpoons and boat pr opellers Even though the legend has evolved over the last century, what always remains constant Old Hitler is the biggest, meanest shar k to ev er roam the waters from Everglades City to T ampa B ay. The mighty shark has been the subject of numer ous newspaper headlines and documentar ies o ver the years. It has been immortalized in art and song. Stories of close encounters hav e been told around bait buckets for generations, passed do wn fr om father to son like heroic war stories. Now the fabled sh is getting its own prime-time slot in this y ear s Shark Week marathon on the Discovery Channel, which is in its 27th y ear of celebr ating the oceans apex predators. Although tales of massive hammerheads have been common up and down the coast since the turn of the 20th century, it wasnt until World War II that those tales took on near-mythical pro portions. T ales of a 20-foot hammer head circulated. The supposed shar k was as dar k as a shadow and covered in scars. There was a notch in its dorsal n, a result of a run-in with a commer cial mullet sherman off the coast of U seppa I sland in the early 1960s. The sher man struck the shark with a machete after it mauled a net full of sh and began bumping the 15-foot vessel. The shark swam away with the large knife still embedded in its dorsal n. Ther e was a swastikashaped scar on its for ehead, a result of either a propeller scar or the carvings of some waywar d local y outh, depending on the source. It was just one of many battle scars that covered its dark brown skin. Johns Knight Jr., a Boca Grande historian, remem bers one specic giant hammerhead that was seen year after y ear in the pass that had the head of a harpoon spear protruding from its back. According to Knight, whose family has lived in Boca Grande since the ear ly 1900s, the legend took off because of a school pr oject done b y him, his brother and a family friend, Har lan Wilbur, in 1968. Wilbur had hear d numer ous tales of giant sharks from his father, who worked on the old phosphate docks The boys collected all the sh tales of Boca Grande sharks into a single story. We had no idea it was going to become the story that it did, Knight said. It was printed in the school paper, and then Englewoods paper wrote about, then a bigger paper and a bigger paper. 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www.newssun.comSunday, August 17, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | A5 NEWS-SSUnN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927Romona Washington Publisher Scott Dressel Editor VIEWPOINTS OUR VIEW YOUR VIEWSWe may come to know the details of what happened at noon, Aug. 9, between an unarmed black teenager and a white police of cer. Until then we reserve all com ment on what might or might not have hap pened. As far as the ofcial reaction to this sudden, highly volatile emergency, however, we have a great deal to say. From the moment of the shooting, the St. Louis County Police Department botched the handling of the fall out from the shooting. Effor ts by certied journalists were thwarted, reporters roughed up and equipment taken. There was no effort to reach out to the community. Worse, citizens with cameras or smartphones were also harrassed. The police department, in addition to using tear gas, smoke, and posting snipers close to the line of confrontation, did everything it could to stie news of the original incident and also about how law enfor cement ini tially responded and the fact the po lice were continuing with military tac tics even after the peoples protests became peaceful. What we nd unpr ofessional and excessive is the way too many mem bers of the police department focused on citiz ens taking pictures or videoing action. In retrospect, it was irrational as if news of this importance could be contained. Many protesters and journalists were repeatedly told to stop lming and stop taking pictures. Two of them were even arrested at a McDonalds, blocks from any of the protesting. In sharp contrast, Lake Placid police ofcers welcome the unblinking eye of video cameras. Ofcers wear chest cams that record interactions with the public. Chief James Fansler says the cameras decrease possible claims of police violence and help hold his ofcers accountable. The LPPDs transparency does not go unnoticed during this discussion of police trampling the rights of bystanders armed with their strongest w eapon: the cam era built into their cell phone. There is a critical lesson to be learned in all this. In all the chaos, the initial overreac tion by both sides, and the number of highly questionable confrontations between law enforcement and citizens, it is easy to overlook the fact that some law enforcement ofcers think you dont have the right to lm them and will arrest you to make you stop. For the record numerous court cases have determined that citizens may lm police ofcers or deputies when they are on the street. It is one way of keeping them honest, and es sential in protecting our democracy.Glen Nickerson President J oO IN THE CON vV ERS A tT I oO NLetters to the editor should be 250 words or less, although longer letters may be considered. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, content, clarity and libel. Submission of a letter does not guarantee publication. All letters should in clude name, address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be rejected. T wo letters per month per writer are allowed. Guest columns may be submitted once a month. All letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Submissions can be made via two methods:ONLINEAt or email editor@newssun.comMAIL/DR oO P O FF2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, Fla., 33870Smile, officer, youre on candid cameraI have to admit that I am not a fan of Robin Williams standup comedy. It was a bit too raunchy for my taste. The Robin Williams I enjoyed was the nanny Mrs Doubtr e, the blue genie of the lamp, the grown-up Peter Pan. And thats doesnt even include his years as the alien Mork in the hit television sho w Mork and Mindy. He always came across full of life and energy. So to learn of his death at the untimely age of 63 was a shock. Finding out he was dead by his own hand turned the world upside-down. How could that happen? When it came out that he was suffering from severe depression, some were confused. What did a man like Robin Williams have to be depressed about? That question and others show how little most people know and comprehend about depression. Well-meaning folk will say stuff like, Well, snap out of it! You should be praying more. Spend more time in the Bible. And these are people who are trying to help. Others are much less kind. Youre just in a bad mood. Heres the thing. Depression is not something you can snap out of. Its not like ipping a light switch. Nor is it a sign of moral or spiritual failing. It is dare I say it a mental illness. I know something about this subject. Depression and I have been companions for more years than I like to admit. It seems to run in the women of my family, adding a genetic component to the mix. What is depression like? I can only speak for myself and my own experiences, but let me give you a quick guided tour of what this disease can look like. Having depression means there are days when getting out of bed is a huge challenge and a major victory. It means going through your routine and responsibilities when all you want to do is crawl into a hole and pull the hole in after you. It means looking for a sliver of sunlight in a dark place. It means pain you cant explain and dont know how to stop. And yes, I take medication. Yes, I am seeing a counselor. Those things help me more or less function. But even with those helps ther e ar e days the depression breaks through and seems to win a battle or two. My goal for now is to not let it win the war. Those who are suffering from depression dont need a lecture. They dont need platitudes. What they need sometimes is a shoul der to cry on. Or a hug. Or even just someone who will listen as they wor k through their thoughts and feelings. Some reading this column may suffer from depression. If you do and you are not getting help for it, talk to your doctor. There are things that can lighten the load. Talk to someone, a friend, a preacher, who can direct you to the help you need. Studies show that a combination of counseling and medication can do wonders. Know you are not alone. Were here, like you, trying to put one foot in front of the other and get through the day. We understand. And well do what we can to sup port you on this walk. Let me close this column with a quote fr om Robin Williams in the movie Worlds Greatest Dad: If you are that depressed, reach out to someone. And re member, suicide is a permanent solution to a tempor ar y problem. P lease r emember this and if you are feeling suicidal, get help immediately. If not for you, for those youd leave behind. Robin Williams left a world of people r eeling in gr ief. Dont do that to those you love.Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookworm Visit her website at www Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not neces sarily those of the staff of the News-Sun.Robin Williams death puts spotlight on depression LAURAS LOOKLaura Ware II t s up to youThe mid-term election is on the way in Highlands County, and the campaigns to get y our v ote is hot and heavy. The county is using $25,000 of your tax dollars to push for a yes vote on the 15-year extension of the 1 cent sales tax, extending it to 2034. A t $10 million per y ear that June Fisher said the tax will produce, that is $200 million over and above the other tax es you pay. Do you have that kind of money? And will the 1 cent tax or the tax dollars it r eplaces be spent wisely? The other day the S ebr ing airport came to the county to get help in securing a loan for a building that was to be used by a manufacturing rm named Project Nitrogen. In stead of help, the commission just gave them $600,000 in y our tax dollars and ser vices. Now a number of the citizens reminded them that they w er e short $10.8 million in balancing this years budget, and they didnt have the money to do this. They stated they w er e not sure that this venture would succeed, but thought it was worth a shot and did it any way. This is the same commission that has said they didnt hav e enough money to giv e their employees a raise for the last seven years. Is there anything that you, the taxpayer, can do about this kind of spending by the coun ty commission? At this time, I say just one thing. Don t give them extra money to play with. And this is by vetoing no on the 1 cent sales tax. May be if it fails this time they will wake up and see they need to change their spending ways That could and should drop the millage rate. Yes, I know that if the exten sion fails this election, it will not go away until 2019, and w e will see it two more times 2016 and 2018 but at that time, we can see if we want to ght it or support it. But if it passes this time, then you get to pay it for 20 more years until 2034, and you will see the same spending you have seen for years. So, if you are happy with the way your tax money is be ing spent, vote yes. If you are not happ y and want a change vote no. It is up to you.BI llLL YOUNGMANSebring PP roud of dedicated se rvantsOn Aug. 4, the Highlands County Democratic Par ty enthusiastically welcomed C ounty A dministrator June Fisher, Assistant County Administrator Randy Vosburg and A dministr ative Projects Manager Chris Benson. The group presented us with detailed information regarding the countywide referendum to extend the one-cent sales tax for county infr astr ucture. In the Q&A session that follo w ed, they elded many questions, providing thor ough, knowledgeable explanations that gave us a better understanding of the county budget and scal pr ocedures. We are indeed grateful and proud of these dedicated civil servants. Kudos to you all.DAVE MM C CC ARTH yY Chairman, Highlands County Democratic Party ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. .........Thej BIRDCAGERobi..............................................................................................


www.newssun.comSunday, August 17, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | AA7 A6 | NEW sS -SU nN | Sunday, August 17, 2014 3074792 lviDear Registered Voter, cepted identification, please visit our website,, and clickon the VOTER INFO tab. lf you cannot produce picture and signature identification PRECINCT NAME AND ADDRESS PRECINCT NAME AND ADDRESSThis is a sample of the Optical Scan Paper Ballot that will be used for the you will he required, by law, to vote a provisional ballot.Primary Election to be held August 26, 2014. Avon Park Activities Club Bible Fellowship Church6. SIGNATURE UPDATES: 1 15,15S109 E. Main Street, Avon Park 3750 Hammock Road., SebringPlease note the following instructions and reminders. If your signature has changed since you registered to vote, you may need to providea signatur2 update to the Elections Office. Signatures on Petitions and Absentee Avon Park Tax Collector's Branch Office Avon Park Lakes Clubhouse1. OPTICAL SCAN PAPER BALLOT: Ballots ate always checked against the original voter registration signature, and it is 2, 2N 16, 16A116 E. Main Street, Avon Park 2714 Nautilus Drive, Avon ParkWhen you vote an Optical Scan Paper Ballot, you arc actually filling in or darkenthe responsibility of the voter to be sure the signature is updated when it, with a blue or black ink pen, an oval on a paper ballot. If you need to update your signature. please call the Elections Office at 863-402Community Bible Church American Legion Building6655 to have a form sent to you. 3 1400 CR 17A North, Avon Park 17,17L,17W 1490 US 27 North, Lake PlacidThe Golden Rule when voting an Optical Scan Paper Ballot is:7. EARLYVOTING: Sun 'N Lake Community Center Brighton Baptist Church"COMPLETELY FILL IN THE OVAL". Early Voting will be held beginning Saturday. August 16. 2014 and everyday alter4 4A, 4D 18Please remember this Golden Rule and follow it exactly. vs the optical ,tiara through Saturday. August 23 2014. Locations will he on ror voting front 3500 Edgewater Drive, Sebring 24050 SR 70 West, OkeechobeeThis alb, pcScanner to read and accurately tabulate yourchoice(s). You will he furnished a 8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. each day. There will he no early voting on Sunday, August Sebring Hills Clubhouse Sun 'N Lakes South Clubhousemarking device at the voting location. 24, 2014 or Monday. August 25, 2014. 5 19, 19L200 Lark Avenue, Sebring 440 Sun N Lakes Boulevard, Lake PlacidPlease mark the sample ballot with your choices and take it with you as a guide to Early Voting Locations: Highlands County Shrine Club Spring Lake Community Centervote at your polling location. Avon Park -Avon Park City, Council Chambers, 6 20, 20N123 E. Pine St.Avon Park 2602 SR 17 South, Avon Park 209 Spring La ke Boulevard, Sebring2.VOTERSWITHDISABILITIES: Sebring Elks Lodge ** First Baptist Church of Lake JosephineFor voters with disabilities we will have an AutoMARK ballot marking device **Sebring Supervisor of Elections Training Center, 1 21available at each precinct. Poll workers are trained and available to instruct and as450t) Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring 2618 Kenilworth Boulevard, Sebring 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebringsilt you with this machine. Sebring Recreation Club Maranatha Villagelake Placid Lake Placid Town Hall Council Chambers, 8 223. VOTING oN ELEC'IoN DAY: 311 w. Interlake Blvd, Lake Placid 333 Pomegranate Avenue, Sebring 3945 Arbuckle Creek Road, SebringEach voter must vote in the precinct where they currently reside on Election Day. Boys & Girls Club Francis II Mobile Park Clubhouse'Ihis Primary Election is ac ounty-wide election and all precincts will he open and x*please Mote new location for Idarly Voting in Sebring. 9 23every qualified, registered voter will he able to east a ballot. Polling fixations will 1 1 1 N. Highlands Avenue, Sebring 2800 Real McCoy Drive, Sebringhe open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on August 26, 2014 8. SPECIAL NOTE: Sebring Masonic Lodge Sebring Falls ClubhouseChristine Thornhill has withdrawn as a candidate for the office of Circuit Judge, 10 244. VOTER REGISTRATION ANDADDRESS CIIANGES: 10th Circuit, Group 2, resulting in an unopposed race. A vote cast in this race will 1809 Home Avenue, Sebring 2100 Caribbean Road East, SebringTo vote in this Primary Election, you must have been a qualified registered voter not change the outcome as Michelle Pinckct is deemed by law to be elected for thisOld Desoto City Hall Church of Christin Florida by July 28, 2014 and you must be currently residing within Highlands race. 11,11 S 25, 25DCounty. If you are registered to vole in the state of Florida and have moved into 6305 CR 17 South, Sebring 3800 Sebring Parkway, SebringI lighlands County from another Florida County or you have changed residential Remember, every vote counts! Lorlda Community Building (**denotes new )addresses within I li lilands County. you will he able to change our address on Highlands County Precincts precinct locationg YY Y 12Election Day and cast a ballot. If you have any concerns or if you need further information, please call the Super1909 Oak Avenue, Lorlda wrvisor of Elections Ol'lice at 863-402-6ti55.First Baptist Church of Lake Placid s. ID REQUIRED: 13,13LYou must produce a current, valid and accepted form of PICTURE AND SIGNASincerely, 119 E. Royal Palm Avenue, Lake Placid /ITURF IDENTIFICATION before you will be allowed to vote. For a list of acVenus United Methodist ChurchPenny Ogg X94Supervisor of Elections 962 CR 731, VenusOFFICIAL NONPARTISAN BALLOT OFFICIAL PRIMARY BALLOT DEMOCRATIC PARTY OFFICIAL PRIMARY BALLOT REPUBLICAN PARTYHIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA AUGUST 26, 2014 HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA AUGUST 26, 2014 HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA AUGUST 26, 2014IA B C I A 6 C t A f3 CINSTRUCTIONS INSTRUCTIONS INSTRUCTIONSCOUNTY REFERENDUM COUNTY REFERENDUM COUNTY REFERENDUM1. TO VOTE, COMPLETELY FILL 1. TO VOTE, COMPLETELY FILL 1. 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Road System upgrade and expansionParks and recreation Parks and recreation Parks and recreationLake and waterway improvements Lake and waterway improvements GOVERNOR AND LT GOVERNOR Lake and waterway improvementsCIRCUIT JUDGE 10th CIRCUIT Governmental facilities GOVERNOR AND LT GOVERNOR Governmental facilities upgrade, expansion, construction, and acquisition (Vote for One Governmental facilities upgrade, expansion, construction, and acquisitionupgrade, expansion, construction, and acquisition (Vote for One) )GROUP 2 Municipal improvement projects Municipal improvement projects Municipal improvement projects(Vote for One) ( ? Charlie Crist Yinka Abosede Adeshina Governmental vehicles and equipmentGovernmental vehicles and equipment Not Yet Designated Governmental vehicles and equipment Not Yet DesignatedCj) Michelle PincketChristine Thornhill _> FORthe one-cent sales tax <-Nan H. 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We searched and nally saw a speck of tan tangled in the mass of br anches. Initially, workers thought it might have been a baby fox but later determined it was a small dog. D aniels r an to put on her boots to wade through the water try ing to to reach the distressed canine. Due to the dr opoff, she said she could not get to the puppy from the shelter side of the ditch. She was standing on a limb, but every time I tried to reach her she backed away, Daniels said. They went and got a retrieval net, but due to the dense underbrush, that didnt work. She just kept whin ing and backing further in, D aniels said. Since they were unable to retrieve the animal safely they contacted Animal Control, which is located just next door and is equipped with the pr oper tools for such an incident. Staff members Aubra McAnally and Bethany Burnett immediately responded to the scene and the combined forc es were able to pull the soaked, cold and terr ied but unhar med dog to safety We used our catch pole, said Burnette. I came in from one side and Aubra was on the other side and grabbed her with the pole. As it turned out, the dog was a Chihuahua, which workers since have named Foxy. We named her that because at rst we thought she might have been a baby fox, Daniels said. Her face kind of looks like a fox. Thats why we thought she was a fox at rst. Since her harrowing ordeal, ofcials at the Humane Society say she has recovered and is doing just ne. Because she was a stray, Foxy was put in a standard ve-day hold ing cycle, meaning that she will under go testing and v etting. S he probably will be available (for adoption) Tuesday or Wednesday, Daniels said. FOXY FROM PAGE A A 1Governors Veterans Service Award, a gold colored medallion on a red and white ribbon, with the Florida state seal on one side and the emblems of all ve main branches of the military on the other. Scott took a spe cial moment to recognize retired U.S. Marine Joshua McKee, 23, of Lake P lacid, who r eceived the Bronze Star for ghting off an insurgent attack in 2012 at for war d operating base Hansen, dur ing 3rd Battalion, 8th M ar ines deployment to Afghanistan. While wounded under heavy re, McKee took cover and was able to call for help. Scott also recognized Robert Prendergast, fourth-generation U.S. Army combat veteran, member of the Flori da U.S. Army National Guard and son to C ol. M ike Prendergast (U.S. Army retired), executive director of the F lor ida Department of Veterans Affairs. They are among the many heroes here today, Scott said before handing out the medals one by one. O ne v eteran Lemoyne Calvin Ezell, 85, of O keechobee enlisted in the U.S. N avy at age 16 dur ing World War II. He called him self the family protector, the oldest of four bo ys and two girls His brothers followed him into service. Serving on such ships as the USS W.C. Cole, USS Wiltsie and USS Gendreau, he earned such service medals as the World War II Vic tory Medal, American Campaign M edal, Asiatic Pacic Campaign M edal, N avy Occupation Service Medal with Asia clasp and the China Service Medal. J oseph M cKenney, 89, of Arcadia served during World War II in North Africa with the Army Air Corps, later called the U.S. Air F or ce, working with C-54 cargo planes as part of the supply line. He doesnt call him self a hero. I did what I was supposed to do , McKenney said. So many guys did so much mor e. This honors them, too. Diana Maisonet of Sebring served from 1974-1976 as an army mental health spe cialist at Fort Jackson. Aside from treating soldiers coming back fr om Vietnam, she helped the Army screen electrical lineman for acrophobia. Those r etur ning from Vietnam got painted with the politics of the war, Maisonet said. Since then, shes seen American people warm up to veterans after ev ery foreign war. They may not agr ee with (a) war, but they know (soldiers) are out there ghting and giving up their lives, Maisonet said. Thats a big shift. R oger Payne of Wauchula joined the U.S. Ar my N ational Guard in 1986 and served rst with the eld artillery, then the Quartermaster Corps at Fort Lee, V a. H e served two tours in Korea and a tour in Iraq, but doesnt call himself a hero. To me, the heroes kicked in doors look ing for people, Payne said. I was just doing my job. Paynes only com plaint about the event that some elderly v eter ans had to stand in the cr o wded space. Lt. Justin Phillips, depu ty communications director for the Florida N ational G uard, said the Avon Park Armory is the smallest venue so far for a Governors Award ceremony, aside from one at an AmVets post. Though a bigger venue may be needed in the future, its prefer able to give the awards at a militar y facility he said. Prendergast called Florida the most veter an-friendly state, and Ar thur S outhwell, U.S. Air Force veteran from Arcadia, hopes to help it stay that way. He, McKenney and other DeSoto County veter ans raised $20,000 to dedicate V eter ans Memorial Park in Arcadia, displaying ags of the v e militar y branch ags, Merchant Marine, state of Florida, D eS oto County and the 9/11 memorial ag. It was a very successful upgrade, McKenney said. SCOTT FROM PAGE A A 1directions, Cheek said, without elaborating on what she sought to do next. Heather Levesque of investment management rm Jones Lang LaS alle stated ther e was no replacement for Cheek selected yet, but there would be one announced soon. J ones Lang LaS alle has been tapped to manage the Lakeshor e Mall as it undergoes heavy revisions this summer on the exterior and interior of the mall, to make it look more modern and incorporate new businesses to spike up activity there. B .V Belk Properties is currently overseeing the construction and remodeling of the mall, and it is working with Jones Lang LaSalle on establishing new busi nesses there as the year pr ogr esses. Belk has stated his intentions for the mall as wanting to create a place Sebring can be proud of. at 863-385-6155, Ext. CC HEEK FROM PAGE A A 1 Katara Simmons/News-SunJosh McKee, retired U.S. Marine, receives a standing ovation Friday upon Gov. Rick Scott telling the story of how in 2012, he fought o an insurgent attack in Afghanistan while wounded. McKee was medically discharged and received the Bronze Star for his heroism. Katara Simmons/News-SunLemoyne Calvin Ezell (left), 85, of Okeechobee, receives thanks from Gov. Rick Scott for his service. Ezell enlisted in the U.S. Navy at age 16 during World War II and came home with several medals. He said his service was just part of being the family protector, as the oldest of four boys and two girls. His brothers followed him into the service. Katara Simmons/News-SunGovernor Rick Scott tells veterans how his daughter, upon seeing a photograph of her grandfather in a museum in Normandy, gained a new appreciation for what World War II veterans like her grandfather did to preserve freedom. e mw sAm6L../ twIy rJr r


www.newssun.comSunday, August 17, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | A9 million for infrastructure improved projects, said Chris Benson, community pr ogr ams and administrative projects manager. Projects planned or in pr ogr ess through 2015 the coming scal year would include $14 million in public buildings and facilities and mor e than $35 million in transportation projects and equipment. Benson said most of the funds are used to either pay a percentage of a grant, where state funding pays the larg er share, or used to pay directly for impr ovements or repairs rather than pulling funds directly from the countys general fund. P ast pr ojects have included: $1.01 million for land to build the H ighlands C ounty Government Center $481,507 for the County Annex build ing $375,592 for the medical examiner s building $1.91 million for jail renovations $1.17 million for EMS ambulances and equipment $1.5 million for Windy Point Park improvements $4.54 million for a multi-eld softball complex $212,500 on land for Veterans Beach $9.58 million for road construction equipment $17.6 million in road resurfacing $436,473 for the Vet erans Services building The county is asking to extend the infrastructure sales tax because county staff need to hav e a guaranteed sour ce of revenue for planning purposes, Benson said. It helps nance debt for pr ojects as w ell as insure that projects can get completed if gr ant funding r uns out. Its not just growth, Benson said. We need to maintain our existing infrastructure. H e said the county may hav e expansion in its long-r ange plans but actually isnt looking to expand facilities until economic gr o wth rebounds from the recession. H e said the county commission suspended impact fees in 2009 in hopes of spurr ing gr owth, but hasnt reinstated the fees because the gr o wth still hasnt returned. Projects on the books right now include: A law enforcement facility: $9.15 mil lion. S ebr ing Parkway Phase III: $3.22 million. E mer gency Medical Services main station: $375,000. V aler ie Road EMS station: $200,000. Detention facility roof repair: $202,600. Emergency Oper ations Center airconditioning and electr ical cir cuitry: $195,000. Avon Park Library roof replacement: $92,700. Future projects in clude: $21.5 million for r oad r esurfacing. $7.67 million for Public Works Department equipment. $1.58 million for in tersection and road safety impr o vements. $1.16 million for new ambulances $1.25 million for new Sheriffs Office patrol cars. $456,000 for a new downtown Sebring EMS station. $120,000 for park ing at the Health D epar tment. The tax is expected to raise a total $57.3 million to pay for pr ojects through 2019. TAX FROM PAGE A A 1County Administrative Projects Manager Chris Benson stood alone before the Highlands Tea Party. Resident John Drennan began by asking B enson why county commissioners had allocated up to $25,000 in tax money to adv ocate for the infr astructure surcharge, while ther e was no money given to those with an opposing view. The information is factual and statutory, Benson responded, referring to a postcard mailed out to v oters citing differ ent items paid for by the tax such as road paving, new parks, government buildings and additional government v ehicles When asked about previous commissions expenditures for the tax, such as the countys sports complex which came in late over budget and continues to be a drain on ad v alor em and other tax revenues, Benson said expenditures had not been perfect. Unfortunately, these things happen. We are going to make mis takes; it is a learning exper ience , he said. When asked by resident Dick Frankhausen what per centage of the tax was paid for by visitors to the county, Benson estimated it at 2030 per cent, but did not indicate how that num ber was determined. B enson told the audience that if the tax did not pass county of cials would hav e to nd other ways to r aise money, such as increases in property taxes and the institution of fees assessments or other charges. I do not accept the premise that we cant stop spending, said former Highlands County commission candidate Mike Barry. What you are doing is asking us to impose a tax on others, a tax that will run through 2034. A tax many of those people will never be able to vote upon. That is taxation without rep resentation. Lester Lob pointed to r epeated requests that the commission look at the privatization of the countys Emergency Medical Services. You have $1.6 mil lion budgeted here for mor e EMS infr astructure. How can commissioners even say they ar e consider ing turn ing it to the private sector when they intend to spend that kind of money? he said. B enson pointed out that the county already has a blended system, wher e ther e is some private EMS transport permitted. Resident Tom Macklin, a former mayor of the city of A v on Park, told Benson he believed that the fund was used in some cases to hide purchases by mo ving them out of the general fund budget. He also questioned the level of trust that citizens had for this and futur e commissions to spend the money wisely once the tax had been re-imposed for an additional 15 years. This is the citizens only direct ability to actually lower their tax es, he said. We have too many wants. Defeating this tax would cause commissioners to consider tightening their belts. Bill Youngman, who frequently appears before commissioners at their daytime meetings, said he was per cent against this tax. He gave a history of the surcharge str etching back to the rst 15-year term enacted in 1989, to the second 15 y ears appr oved in 1999 to the curr ent r equest that would take it past the lifespan of almost everyone in the room T uesday ev ening. He expressed frustration at what he per ceived to be the commissions tendency to not listen to citizens and do what they want. The commission has several more chances to br ing this up. Maybe if we turn down the tax they will listen to us, he said. Benson admitted to the crowd that this was not the only time that commissioners could bring the tax before the voters, noting that if it did not pass this time, it could be put on the ballot again in 2016 and even 2018 before it would sunset in 2019. He said, however, that planning longrange expenditures would be more difcult without the assurance that the tax, which cur rently generates about $10 million a y ear would be collected. The money is split between the county, which realizes about $8 million a year; the City of Sebring, which gets about $988,000 annually; the City of Avon Park, which real izes around $891,000; and the T own of Lake Placid, which gets only $203,000 of the annual proceeds. At the end of the session, a box of yard signs in opposition to the penny tax was opened for citizens to purchase at their own expense. Business was brisk. The referendum will appear on the Aug. 26 primary ballot. Early voting for the primary opened Saturday and will last through the week. TEA FROM PAGE A A 1 Provided to News-SunHighlands Countys Multi Sports Complex has 52 acres at 216 Sheris Tower Road in Sebring, which provides ve adult softball elds (shown here) along with two soccer elds, one football eld and a practice eld for use in several dierent sports, such as ag football, soccer or kickball. Providing the recreation area was made possible through state recreation funding in partnership with local revenue from the penny sales tax. But the facilitys income has failed to live up to expectations, and tax opponents point to it as one reason not to extend the tax. Provided to News-SunHighlands County Road and Bridge crews repave Citroen Drive at the junction of Grand Prix Drive in the Sebring Country Estates area west of Sebring. Revenue from the countys penny sales tax helps pay for regular maintenance to neighborhood, feeder and arterial roads in the county. Photo by Katara SimmonsFuture plans for the tax revenue include $1.16 million for new ambulances and $1.25 million for new Sheris Oce patrol cars. Barry Foster/News-SunMichael Barry (left) and Tom Macklin discuss the proposed extension of the extra penny on the dollar sales tax at Tuesdays Highlands Tea Party meeting.What you are doing is asking us to impose a tax on others, a tax that will run through 2034. A tax many of those people will never be able to vote upon. That is taxation without representation.Mike Barry Tea Party member Katara Simmons/News-SunThe infrastructure tax paid for $178,825 worth of new kennels and other improvements at the Animal Control facility.Its not just growth. We need to maintain our existing infrastructure.Chris Benson County Adminstrative Projects manager AV armildsi ranlEd'I'II1117JAiloil 1: r 3t C17TP+r4r_ zero`. !7-rwvrrw -7q4 _1Aqltls -'a rt iTo ONEY -KEEP URM0?E AGAIN : }----._


A10 | NEWSSS U nN | SS unday, August 17, 2014 SPORTsS BY DAN HOEHNE NEWS-S SUn N S SPORTS E EDITOR AVON PARK Notice came out in recent w eeks that S outh Flor ida State College was expanding its athletic program to include a women s cross country team. The new team had its leader named F riday when Athletic Director Rick Hitt announced Krista Schult as the head coach. H aving spent the last four years coaching the Lady Blue Streak cross country team, Schult will complete her fth this season while working to build the Panther program toward its start date in August of 2015. Of the applications we received, Krista made the most sense, Hitt said. Were famil iar with the success of her progr am at Sebring, being so close, and w e ve seen her work up close as her team has run a number of events on campus. That sho wed us how smoothly things went and how it could benet our athletic program and student body. The team will com -Panthers tab Schult to lead Cross Country Dan Hoehne/News-SunSouth Florida State College Athletic Director Rick Hitt welcomes the newest member of the Panther coaching sta, Krista Schult, as the head coach of the soon to be Womens Cross Country team. SEE SCHULT | A12 BY DAN HOEHNE NEWS-S SUn N S SPORTS E EDITOR LAKE PLACID It was short but sweet, Fridays Green and White game at Roger Scarborough Memorial Stadium. Much like the scant few weeks new head coach Jason Robin son has had to work with his G r een Dragon squad. But what he was able to see, from his short time honing his charges, was predominantly positiv e befor e rolling thunderstorms cut the night short. I would have liked for the guys to have gotten some more reps, Robinson said. But what we had was good. The guys got into more of a game atmo sphere, with refs, and it was a faster pace and they br ought the intensity. The fast pace was exemplied early when F oster Walker broke off a 75-yard touchdown run to open the scor ing. O ther long gains were seen at various points, by Walker, as well as Travis Wiggins and Tae Williams. But the defense showed their tenacity as well, making some big tackles and LT Johnson made a leaping defense of a pass in the end z one to pr event another touchdown. W e didnt have any holding calls and we just put the ball on the ground a couple times, Robinson said. Weve got some size and some weapons and Id say our top 15 will be able to stay with Dragons get short glimpse in Green and White Dan Hoehne/News-SunAbove: L.T. Johnson, No. 27, swats away this reception attempt by Marquez Pride at the goal line to prevent a touchdown Friday. Below: Carlos Santana, No. 13, and Jake Baker watch Santanas 35-yard eld goal split the uprights in Fridays Green and White game in Lake Placid.SEE LP | A12 BY DAN HOEHNE NEWS-S SUn N S SPORTS E EDITOR It was big enough of an honor and accomplishment for Taylor T ubbs to be a par t of and key contributor to the Florida Gator Womens Cross Country team her freshman season. B ut the for mer Sebring standout received an added sur prise when posters of the G ator F all Athletic calendars came out acr oss the G ainesville campus, fresh with an action shot of Tubbs running placed right smack dab in the cen ter. I had no idea I was going to be on it, she said. My friend Donovan White happened to see one and sent me a pictur e of it. To only be a returning sophomore and be selected to be on the poster is such an honor , she continued. I just hope I can hav e a great season this fall to represent the Gators even more. That hope stems from a spring lost to injury when a stress fracture in her foot shelved her for the track season. I was in my cast from the middle of April to the beginning of June, Tubbs said. I cross-trained my butt off during that time and was back running like normal within a month after that. I feel like Im nally in de cent shape for the start of the season no w .Tubbs makes Gator calender Courtesy photoIf that cross country runner in the center of the University of Floridas fall athletic calender looks familiar, thats because it is Sebrings own Taylor Tubbs who was added to represent Gator Cross Country. BY DAN HOEHNE NEWS-S SUn N S SPORTS E EDITOR The Rockn Heartland Youth Triathlon S er ies wrapped up its summer season Saturday morning at the A v on Park campus of South Florida State College. The three-race se ries was spread out acr oss the summer for the youngsters and included the Heartland K ids Tri as part of the overall results. As for Saturdays nals, among the nishers in the Junior Class M ike Lonsdale took rst with an over all time of 16:55, followed 17 seconds later b y H unter Van Rooyen in second. Abigail Hite was third overall, rst among the girls in the group, in 17:43, and rounding out the top ve were Cline Pritchett and Joel Smith. I n the I ntermediate class, Zachary Van F leet lead the eld with a time of 25:50 while the sister-brother combo of Shayla and B ud C ox took second and third, respectively. Another sibling duo took four th and fth in the forms of Beckett and Bella Papa, respectively. And in the S enior group, Nicolo Pavolini Kids Tri series wraps up season Katara Simmons/News-SunKatelyn Van Rooyen slips her goggles o after completing the swim portion of Saturdays triathlon. Van Rooyen would come in second in the Girls 9-Under.SEE TRI | A12 `Sx ..5iry F -` lf'' 9 yt c,,,aloIll tv_ 'M1wa. _14" Al'ie' J (14R10JL-


www.newssun.comSunday, August 17, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | A11 This Date In BaseballAug. 17 1904 Jesse Tannehill of the Boston Red Sox pitched a no-hitter, beating the Chicago White Sox 6-0. 1920 Cleveland shor tstop Ray Chapman died from a beaning by Carl Mays of the New York Yankees on Aug. 16. This was the only on-eld fatality in major league history. 1933 Lou Gehrig played in his 1,308th straight game to break Everett Scotts record of 1,307. 1944 Johnny Lindell of the Ne w York Yankees hit four consecutive doubles in a 10-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Lindell drove in two runs and scored twice. 1972 Steve Carlton of the Philadelphia Phillies won his 15th consecutive game with a 9-4 victory o ver the Cincinnati Reds. 1990 Carlton F isk broke Johnny Benchs major league record for catchers with his 328th homer as the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 for a split of a doubleheader. 1992 Ke vin Gross pitched a no-hitter as Los Angeles beat San Francisco 2-0 at Dodgers Stadium. 1999 Jesse Orosco set a ma jor league record by pitching in his 1,072nd game, breaking a tie with Dennis Eckersley atop the career list. The 42-year-old Orosco took the mound with two outs in the seventh inning of Baltimores victory over Minnesota. 2001 Jeff F r ye became the second Toronto player to hit for the cycle as the Blue Jays beat Texas 11-3. Frye tripled in the second inning, doubled in the fth, homered in the sixth and hit a shot to the right-center eld gap in the seventh. With the game in hand, he held up at rst. 2002 Alex Rodriguez became the sixth player in major league history to have ve straight 40-homer seasons. 2004 Tampa Ba ys B.J. Upton, 19, became the rst teenager in more than six years to homer in a major league game, helping Tampa Bay snap a six-game losing streak with an 8-3 victory over Anaheim. 2008 Melvin Mora had two homers and two doubles among his ve hits and drove in a career-high six runs to pace Baltimores 22-hit attack in a 16-8 win over Detroit. 2008 Alex Rios went 5-for-6 and matched a club record with four doubles and Toronto knocked Boston ace Josh Beckett out after 2 1-3 innings in a 15-4 victory o ver the Red Sox. 2013 Clayton Kershaw pitched eight dominant innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers won their 10th straight, beating Philadelphia 5-0. The Dodgers improved to 25-3 after the All-Star break. They won 19 of their last 20 road games and are 42-8 o verall since June 22, the best 50-game stretch in the majors since the 1942 St. Louis Cardinals had the same record. The previous team to win 19 of 20 road games was the 1916 New York Giants. Todays birthdays: Dustin Pedroia 31; Tuffy Gosewisch 31; Chad Qualls 36.Lake Placid AllSport Passes Lake Placid Lake Placid High School announced immediate availability of All-S por t Passes and football season tickets; enabling students, fans and suppor ters to purchase discounted passes to all home spor ting ev ents and reserved seating at home football games M any students and fans have already beneted from purchasing All-Sport Passes. The All-S por t Passes will grant admission to all regular season home contests hosted by Lake Placid High School. The student AllS por t Pass sells for $50 and the adult All-Sport Pass sells for $75. The passes will al low Green Dragon fans to attend r egular season home contests at a gr eat discount o ver paying individual admission for each game. F ootball S eason tickets are now available for all r egular season home football games. The season tickets allow fans to secure re served seating to all r egular season home football games (JV and Varsity). The cost for football season tickets is $35; however, if an indi vidual decides to pur chase an All-Sports pass they can add r eserved seating at Var sity football games for an additional $20. The All-S por t Passes and Football season tickets can be pur chased in the front ofce at the high school. D evil Football tickets AVON PARK APHS Football season tick ets, reserved seats, par king passes and sponsorship opportunities are now available. M embership in the newly formed APHS Football Booster Club (the AP Touchdown Club) is available for as low as $30 for the sea son. C ontact J eanna at (863) 449-1672, Melanie at (863) 449-1047 or email aptouchdo for mor e infor mation. Panther Volleyball seeks announcer AVON PARK South Florida State College is looking for an an nouncer for the 2014 home V olleyball season which consists of 11 matches M atch times are 7 / p .m. and are mostly Tuesday and Thursday nights, with the occasional Friday. The announcer must be hav e some announcing experience, minor kno wledge of sound systems, and possess a high level of verbal enthusiasm. For more informa tion please contact H eather Schuber t in the Panther Athletic department at (863) 784 7035. SFSC F all B aseball Clinics South Florida State College will host two fall pitching and hit ting clinics on Satur days Aug. 30 and Sept. 6 fr om 9-11:30 / a.m. C amp has 30 pitching spots, and 30 hitting spots open for each day Ages 5-14 for hitting clinic, ages 8-14 for pitching clinic. Cost is $25 per day for each camper. Applications and payment can be done the morning of the clinic. Call SFSC coach Rick Hitt to reserve your spot in the clinic today (863) 784-7036. Champions Club Golf AVON PARK This years 2nd Annual Avon Park Champi ons Club golf tournament will be held at River G reens Golf Club on Saturday, Sept. 20, with an 8 / a.m. tee time. Entry fee is $60 per player and will include golf, cart, refreshments on the course, prizes and post-round meal in the clubhouse. Corporate level sponsorship of $275 will also include a business tee sign and four-person entry. Hole sponsorships are available for $50. All proceeds go to benet the academic and athletic needs of Avon Park schools. Contact tourney di rector Chet Brojek at cbr or call him at (863) 712-3524 to have an entry form sent to you. Entry deadline is Monday, Sept. 15, so get those teams to gether and join in the fun. YMCA F all Soccer SEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCA is cur rently taking registrations for their Fall Soccer League ages 3-14. R egistr ation deadline is Monday, Aug. 18. F or questions please contact 382-9622. Green Dragon 5K LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid High School Green Dragons Cross Country team is having their 4th An nual Green Dragon 5K Run/W alk on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 8 / a.m. P lease visit the high schools webpage for an entry form and more information. The cost is $20 and includes a Dry-Fit shirt. All K-12 students are $10. All proceeds support this years team. BoardCertifiedin InternalMedicine BoardCertifiedin GeriatricMedicine3101MedicalWay,SebringIkeLee,M.D.InternalMedicineAccepting NewPatients402-0909 FormerDirectorofGeriatricsatMt. 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Yankees 0 Atlanta 7, Oakland 2 L.A. Angels 5, Texas 4 Kansas City 6, Minnesota 5 Chicago White Sox 11, Toronto 5 Saturdays Games N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, late Baltimore at Cleveland, late Seattle at Detroit, late Houston at Boston, late Kansas City at Minnesota, late Oakland at Atlanta, late Toronto at Chicago White Sox, late L.A. Angels at Texas, late Sundays Games Baltimore (Gausman 6-4) at Cleveland (Salazar 4-5), 1:05 / p.m. Seattle (C.Young 11-6) at Detroit (Ra y 1-2), 1:08 / p.m. Houston (McHugh 5-9) at Boston (J.K elly 0-0), 1:35 / p.m. N.Y Yankees (Capuano 1-3) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 1-1), 1:40 / p.m. Kansas City (Guthrie 8-10) at Minnesota (Milone 6-3), 2:10 / p.m. T oronto (Hutchison 8-10) at Chicago White Sox (Carroll 4-7), 2:10 / p.m. L.A. Angels (H.Santiago 3-7) at T exas (Tepesch 4-7), 3:05 / p.m. Oakland (Lester 13-7) at Atlanta (Minor 4-8), 8:05 / p.m.National LeagueEast W L Pct GB Washington 67 53 .558 Atlanta 62 60 .508 6 Miami 60 62 .492 8 New York 58 65 .472 10 Philadelphia 54 68 .443 14 Central W L Pct GB Milwauk ee 68 55 .553 St. Louis 65 56 .537 2 Pittsburgh 64 58 .525 3 Cincinnati 61 61 .500 6 Chicago 52 69 .430 15 West W L Pct GB Los Angeles 70 54 .565 San Francisco 63 58 .521 5 San Diego 57 64 .471 11 Arizona 53 69 .434 16 Colorado 47 75 .385 22 Frida ys Games Washington 5, Pittsburgh 4 Arizona 3, Miami 2 N.Y. Mets 3, Chicago Cubs 2 Atlanta 7, Oakland 2 St. Louis 4, San Diego 2 Cincinnati 3, Colorado 2 Milwaukee 6, L.A. Dodgers 3 Philadelphia 5, San Francisco 3, 10 innings Saturdays Games Philadelphia at San Francisco, late Pittsburgh at Washington, late Arizona at Miami, late Chicago Cubs at N.Y. Mets, late Oakland at Atlanta, late San Diego at St. Louis, late Cincinnati at Colorado, late Milwaukee at L.A. Dodgers, late Sundays Games Arizona (Collmenter 8-6) at Miami (Cosart 1-1), 1:10 / p.m. Chicago Cubs (Ar rieta 6-4) at N.Y. Mets (R.Montero 0-3), 1:10 / p.m. San Diego (Despaigne 3-3) at St. Louis (W ain wright 14-7), 2:15 / p.m. Philadelphia (D.Buchanan 6-6) at San F rancisco (Lincecum 9-8), 4:05 / p.m. Cincinnati (Latos 4-3) at Colorado (Flande 0-5), 4:10 / p.m. Milw aukee (W.Peralta 14-7) at L.A. Dodgers (Haren 10-9), 4:10 / p.m. Pittsburgh (V olquez 10-7) at Washington (Fister 12-3), 5:05 / p.m. Oakland (Lester 13-7) at Atlanta (Minor 4-8), 8:05 / p.m.Major League SoccerEASTERN W L T Pts GF GA Sporting Kansas City 11 6 6 39 32 22 D.C. 11 7 4 37 32 24 Toronto FC 9 7 5 32 32 30 New York 6 7 10 28 35 34 Philadelphia 6 9 9 27 36 39 Columbus 6 8 9 27 28 31 New England 8 12 2 26 29 35 Houston 7 12 4 25 25 42 Chicago 4 5 13 25 29 34 Montreal 3 14 5 14 22 41 WESTERN W L T Pts GF GA Seattle 13 6 2 41 37 28 Real Salt Lake 10 4 9 39 36 27 FC Dallas 10 7 6 36 38 32 Los Angeles 9 4 7 34 34 19 Vancouver 7 4 11 32 33 29 Colorado 8 9 6 30 32 31 Por tland 7 7 9 30 38 38 San Jose 6 8 6 24 25 22 Chivas USA 6 11 5 23 21 36 NOTE: Three points for victory one point for tie. Fridays Games Houston 2, Philadelphia 0 Saturdays Games Seattle FC at Real Salt Lake, late Chicago at Montreal, late Portland at New England, late Los Angeles at Columbus, late Toronto FC at Sporting Kansas City, late FC Dallas at San Jose, late Vancouver at Chivas USA, late Sundays Games Colorado at D.C. 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A12 | NEWSSS U nN | SS unday, August 17, 2014 elifeyousavecouldbeyourown.RuntoAmericanInstituteofDermatology,P.A.863-386-0786Getyourspotscheckedtoday. 3109MedicalWaySebring,FL33870 Aleopardsneaksupsilentlyonitsprey...Sodoes skincancer.TheleopardcannotchangeitsspotsYouCAN...dontbetheprey.Mohs Surgery FellowDr.DarrinA.Rotman JulieL.Iellimo,P.A.-C. JenniferA.Wolf,P.A.-C. 3068177 QualityWorkataReasonablePrice ROOFINGSPECIALIST 863-385-4690 FULLYLICENSED&INSUREDStateLic#RC-0066817 rf nttt 3068149 pete at the NJCAA Divison I level, which will giv e Schult a clear direction in her re cruiting efforts. W ith her position currently still leading the Lady Streaks in competition, she sees an adv antage. I will be looking for those that can compete at the college level, whether thats from progr ams around here or wherever I might need to look, Schult said. But with coach ing the high school team this y ear I can kind of kill two birds with one stone as I can see our girls run, but also the other talent out there. A nativ e of Two Rivers, Wisc., Schult had a str ong college car eer running cross country and track at the U niv ersity of WisconsinEau Claire before heading to the H ear tland and helping build up the S ebr ing program. Its bittersweet to be leaving, though it is nice to have this set and I still have anoth er year at Sebring, she said. And I really look forward to the challenge that lay ahead at the college level. SCHULT FROM PAGE A A 10 Dan Hoehne/News-SunAs the rain increased, the ball got a little hard to handle and had defensive lineman Jeremy Simmons hitting the deck to try to recover this fumble. Dan Hoehne/News-SunFoster Walker breaks o a long gain on this run and had the lone touchdown of Fridays Green and White game on a 75-yard scamper.most teams well play. The question is depth and how we can build that up, he con tinued. But the key thing, consider ing the late start we got, is getting the guys to buy in and they hav e Theyve shown theyre coach able, are picking up what w e re telling them and they want to win. Shortly after Johnson thwarted the touchdown pass, kicker Car los Santana, lending his leg fr om the Lake Placid soccer team, split the uprights on the 35-yard eld goal showing another valuable scoring option the D r agons will have this season. But soon after that, the dark skies to the west made their way over Lake Placid and opened up, with streaks of lightning causing a delay and then the cancellation of the rest of the game. They are getting tired of just hitting each other in practice, and at least tonight was a little more of a game atmosphere, Robinson said. Next week will be the rst test, to do well against Okeechobee. And I dont mean we have to win, but have a good show ing and show we can compete he continued. I know its been a tough few y ears her e, but youve got to build it up and show positives, show that youre competing. And I think these guys ar e ready. The Dragons face the Brahmans Friday on the road for their Kickoff Classic contest, with game time sched uled for 7 / p.m. LP FROM PAGE A A 10 FRIDAY DOUBLES (Week 12 of 18) RR ebel OO ut La ws 56 Team 1 58 Team 2 56 High Score Game 234 Heath RR eschk e 213 AA ndy Sted well 211 RR ick Bolatto 151 Sue MM ar tinez High Score Series 602 Heath RR eschk e 562 RR ick Bolatto 549 AA ndy Sted well 418 Sue MM ar tinez YOUTH DRAFT (Week 13 of 16) 12 EE yes 35.5 # OO WNIT 30 The Beast 28 High Score Game 220 David Daniels 205 Dominic Costanzo 202 Lance High 246 K yra Smith 219 Kim Forthofer 198 Katryana Barina High Score Series 568 David Daniels 527 Dominic Costanzo 511 Lance High 571 Kyra Smith 528 Katryana Barina 493 Kim Forthofer MIXED 4 (Week 13 of 16) Team 3 68 Double Down 68 Team 10 58 High Score Game 277 John Weatherhead 238 GG ene Bateman 214 Sha wn Squires 211 DeeDee Bedard 206 Shelby Clevenger 200 Joan PP alm High Score Series 615 GG ene Bateman 608 John W eatherhead 571 RR ick Bolatto 539 Cher yl Bateman 517 Joan PP alm 495 DeeDee Bedard JACKS SUMMER SERIES (W eek 15 of 16) Fab Four 70 Strike Force 68 4s Company 66 Hotze Totzes 66 I OAGOA G 66 High Score Game 234 Dale Wilkinson 200 RR oger Ste venson 192 Ben GG ault 192 AA udre y Vondell 192 Joanne RR a y 177 Dorothy GG ahan High Score Series 642 Dale Wilkinson 534 Bill PP ratt 523 RR oger Ste venson 499 Dorothy GG ahan 462 Barbara GG aiownik 455 Joanne RR a y YOUTH/ADULT (Week 13 of 14) RR aining Strik es 66 Uptown GG ir ls 62 Team 8 58 High Score Men 193 PP aul PP rzychocki 189 Joe Stacy 186 Tim RR itenour W omen 212 Davina Costanzo 184 Joan PP alm 181 GG eorgeann Singletar y Boys 247 Thorsten PP rzychocki 197 Dominic Costanzo 194 Lance High Gir ls 201 Kat Barina 172 AA drianna Stacy 158 Isis GG oggins High Series Men 564 Joe Stacy 498 Tim RR itenour 482 PP aul PP rzychocki W omen 560 Davina Costanzo 518 Joan PP alm 460 Kristy GG oggins B oys 637 Thorsten PP rzychocki 564 Dominic Costanzo 499 MM arcus Jolin Gir ls 570 Kat Barina 429 AA drianna Stacy 378 Isis GG oggins SNAPs S HOTs S BOWLINGcame in with a time of 30:09 for rst, Alessandro Caboni was second in 30:49 and Lachlan H ovius third in 33:07. Trevor and Chase Doty went fourth and fth in 34:08 and 37:02. TRI FROM PAGE A A 10 Katara Simmons/News-SunJacob Baucom crosses the nish line Saturday morning in the summer nale of the Rock N Heartland Youth Triathlon Series. 7&t M%frrASMS" Amcf can,rsea.eeofDwrok* _q,,I DI I


L IVING BSunday, August 17, 2014Photo provided The Precious Cargo app is available on Apple and Google Play markets. It will remind you that your child is traveling with you, helping prevent kids left behind upon reaching a destination. BY LARR Y GRIFFINSTAFF WRITERSEBRING This summer has been swelteringly hot. The folks at Sonray Technologies have a solution with Kulcar, a solar powered heat ventilation system that lters in cool air to your car. The product, debuting in Florida after only recently being completed, works like this: with a solar panel on the outside of a cars window, the window is rolled up and a fan on the inside of the car will suck out the hot air, replacing it with fresh air. Axia PR, the public rela tions group whom Sonray hired for the product, tried it out on two cars that were very similar one with the Kulcar product and one without. PR Associate Amanda Clark claimed that, appar ently, the vehicle that did not have the Kulcar product was notably hotter than the one that did use it. This should be good for children in hot cars and for older people, Clark said. It could prevent damage to your vehicle. The leather wouldnt crack and the car will be cooler. The Kulcar system can be bought on the Kulcar site ( or on Amazon for $89.99. For more infor mation, Amanda Clark can be contacted at aclark@ Kulcar device will prevent car overheating BY KIM LEATHERMANNEWS-JOURNAL CORRESPONDENTParents know about kids cars seats and seat belts, but current statistics show perhaps they need more education when it comes to leaving children unattended in cars. According to the De partment of Geosciences, this years fatality statistics are staggering. So far, there have already been 20 deaths of children who were been left in cars. In 2013, there were 44 deaths. Although the numbers are shocking, they are 100 percent preventable. Florida State Statute 316.6135 clearly shows leaving children unattend ed in cars is illegal, even if the car is running with the air conditioner on. The law states no parent, legal guardian, or other per son responsible for a child younger than 6 years of age shall leave such child unattended or unsupervised in a motor vehicle for a period in excess of 15 minutes; however, no such person shall leave a child unattended for any period of time if the motor vehicle is running or the health of the child is in danger. The law lays out nes of up to $500 and citations for a noncriminal trafc infrac tion. Under this statute, law enforcement ofcers have the right to use any means necessary to rescue a child from a hot car. The child will then be held with the Department of Children and Family Services until the parents or guardian is found. We will use any means necessary to get a child out of a hot car, said Chief James Fansler of Lake Plac id Police Department. We will take the door off the hinges if necessary. Fansler said it doesnt happen often in Lake Placid and it is usually pet owners who are to blame. We edu cate them on the dangers, said Fansler. A cars interior can reach up to 109 degrees Fahrenheit within 10 minutes and 124 degrees within a half an hour when the temperature outside is just 90. Studies have shown that cracking open windows for pets and children does not make a signicant difference in the interior car temperature. Some tips that may help avoid tragedy are: Never leave kids in the car, not for anything. Pay for gas at the pump with a debit or credit card. Use drive-through servic es to eliminate the risk of forgetting your child is in the back seat. When changing schedules for daycare and schools etc., be extra vigilant. Place a purse, cell phone, wallet or other needed item on the back oor board to force you to open the back doors and see your child in his or her car seat. BY KIM LEATHERMANNEWS-JOURNAL CORRESPONDENTWhile there is no substitute for a watchful eye when it comes to infant care, there are now smartphone apps to act as a backup to help eliminate the tragedy of lives cut short by kids left in hot cars. Precious Cargo is one such app and is available on Apple and Google Play mar kets. For less than a dollar, Precious Cargo will remind you that your child is trav eling with you, helping prevent kids left behind upon reaching a destination. It works when Bluetooth in the car is activated. The app asks the driver if they will be traveling with pre cious cargo. Upon reaching the programmed location and when the driver turns off the engine, the app alerts the parent that there is precious cargo in the backseat. This app also has a GPS option for cars without Bluetooth technology. This app will alert you even when you are on the phone or even if the ringer is turned off. Baby Reminder is another forget-me-not app for the iPhone and is available for download for free. This technology uses a programmable calendar to set the dates and times that a parent nor mally travels with their child; for example, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. and again at 5 p.m. The app monitors and alerts you that you have arrived at your destination and reminds driver that there is a baby on board. There are many other apps for smartphones and tablets, also designed to help dis tracted parents remember their little passengers. Making that list of favorites are: bands): http://www.wkrn. com/story/22872890/localboy-invents-device-to-stopchildren-being-left-in-hotcars store/apps/details?id=com. ottotest&hl=en news/New-app-remindsparents-about-kids-in-hotcars-269403011.html or http://www.babybeesafe. net/wst_page4.html Of course, theres always the low tech solution: Take one shoe off and put it be side your child.Technology reminds parents they have kids in the carShutterstock imagesA cars interior can reach up to 109 degrees Fahrenheit within 10 minutes and 124 degrees within a half an hour when the temperature outside is just 90, which happens almost every day in Florida from April to September.Heatstroke deaths in children, pets left in vehicles is 100% preventablePRECIOUS CARGO Its better to leave your pets at home than leave them in the car, even for a few minutes. Shielas Corner Market has drinks with a twistBUSINESS, B3 QN,11 rAti30410011 12 C5o=3120WARNINGHEATKILLS PETSN PARKED VEHICLES


B2 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, August 17, 2014 DEAR ABBY: Im a nurse who has been providing flu vaccinations for customers in a big box store. Most of them regard us health care workers as people who want to keep them healthy. My problem is parents who use me as a threat of punishment for their kids. I have had parents drag their screaming, crying kids over to me, telling them that if they dont behave they are going to make me give them a shot. One woman pulled her daughter by the arm, sat her in the chair and said, OK, give her a shot! The little girls eyes filled with tears and she panicked. I looked the woman in the eye and told her I didnt appreciate her making her daughter afraid of me. I told the little one that sometimes we have to take medicine that might hurt us or taste bad, but ONLY because we hoped it would make her better. Then I assured her I wasnt giving her a shot. The woman laughed nervously, said she was just joking and rushed her child away. I worked hard to become a nurse and my goal is keeping people healthy. Parents: PLEASE dont use health care workers as punishment. Youre not helping us to do our job when you cant do yours. NOT THE BAD GUY IN CLINTON, TENN. DEAR NOT THE BAD GUY: Its unfortunate, but some parents do this not only with health care workers, but also with police officers, and its an unbelievably stupid practice. To make a child fearful of the professionals they may at some point need is counterproductive and poor parenting. If a child is acting up and being disruptive in a public place, a better solution is to remove him or her from the premises until you have regained control of the situation. DEAR ABBY: My 18-year-old daughter was killed in an auto accident a couple of months after she graduated from high school with honors. She had planned to go to college and become a nurse. Right after graduation she went on a senior trip to Mexico. Two days later she called me wanting to come home. She said everyone was drinking, doing drugs, having sex with strangers and she didnt like it. I bought her a plane ticket and she came home the next day. She died two months later. Eight months went by and I was having a particularly hard time one night. I prayed for a sign from God that she was in heaven and doing well. The next day, the day before Good Friday, I went to my mailbox. Inside was a postcard from my daughter. She had mailed it from Mexico the day before she returned. It was in mint condition and had been lost in the mail for 10 months. The card read: It is beautiful here. Im OK. I miss you and love you, Mommy. Love, Brandi. I was so happy and relieved! I was able to move on with my life after that. I signed up for college a few weeks later and earned my degree four years later. Thank you, Abby, for letting me share my miracle with you. SHARON IN LOUISIANA DEAR SHARON: My goodness, you dont have to thank me. Your letter moved me to the point of tears. Although I have printed many letters about pennies from heaven, this is the first time I have heard about a postcard. Im glad it gave you the comfort and validation that you needed.Nurse objects when mother threatens girl with flu shot DEAR ABBY Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www.DearAbby. com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. WEEKLY HOROSCOPEARIES Aries, sometimes you just need to put a different spin on things to get your way. Instead of being too pushy with things, relax a bit and let others come to you. TAURUS Taurus, ask for further clar ication if there is something you dont understand. Do not make important decisions until you understand all of the pertinent details. GEMINI Gemini, now is a good time to plan an outing with family members. Its been awhile since youve made some memories together, and your schedule affords you this opportunity. CANCER How do you know how others will react to your requests if you never drum up the courage to ask, Cancer? Let your feelings be known this week and take a risk. LEO Leo, enjoy an upcoming reunion with a friend you havent seen in some time. Make the most of this opportunity to catch up and recall old times. VIRGO Virgo, you have much-needed rest and relaxation coming your way. Let loose this week and enjoy the freedom. Enlist others to join in the fun. LIBRA Libra, an opportunity to jump on the career path you always had in mind for yourself is about to present itself. Do everything in your power to make the job yours. SCORPIO Scorpio, distractions are all around you and you nd it difcult to stay focused on one thing at a time. Try separating yourself from all external stimulation for a few days. SAGITTARIUS Something inspires you to give a relationship another chance, Sagittarius. Maybe it was the lyrics to a song or a segment on a television show, but you are moved to action. 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B4 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, August 17, 2014 CROSSWORD SOLUTION BUSINESS SEBRING Sheilas Corner Market stands where there once was an outside food stand that sold fruits, vegetables, cigarettes and beer. When current owner Sheila Ann Kuyrkendall bought the location at 407 N. Ridgewood Drive from its previous owners this past May, she vowed to keep the spirit alive. I assured the family who originally owned this land that Id keep this going, she said. Her motives are not only fueled by the desire to keep up tradition. Kuyrkendall wants to help people. I feel like my goal is to be here, she said. I want to do anything to help bring attention so people can experience Sebring. Its a wonder ful town. Sheilas Corner Markets gimmick is that it offers full baskets of ingredients necessary to make specialty cocktail drinks including the alcohol and the fruits or vegetables used in the recipes. There are many ways that liquor can be used with fruits and vegetables to make drinks, Kuyrkendall said. The weekly featured drink this past week was The Incredible Hulk, Kuyrkendall said a blend of Henessey and Hypnotic, with one ounce of each mixed together. Kuyrkendall currently has one man volunteering for her: Randy Rinehardt, a retired attorney who helps out around the shop, intending to help it get started. Rinehardts wife initially helped Kuyrkendall build parts of the alcohol section of the store. Kuyrkendalls goal is to eventually hire a dozen workers to make rocking chairs out of old wine barrels several of which she currently has at her bar location at Sheilas Corner Market. But why wine barrels? Ive always had a passion for wine barrels since I was a child she answered. I ordered 41 wine barrels from France and bought them in here. Thats the theme. Kuyrkendall also expressed a fondness for 1930s bars in general, which the alcohol store portion of the Corner Market was made to look like. Kuyrkendalls background as a Christian helps shape her world view, and her background as a bar owner and a mental health counselor further dene it. All three together make her a very different kind of bar owner. People wonder how I can be Christian and work a bar, she said. But a bar is the best place to witness people. I dont sell to some people. The dollar doesnt mean more to me than peoples well being. Sheilas General Store is open from 8 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday, and from 11 a.m. to midnight on Sunday. Call 385-1654.Drinks with a twistBY LARRY GRIFFINSTAFF WRITERSheilas Corner Market not your ordinary liquor shop LARRY GRIFFIN/NEWS-SUNSheila Ann Kuyrkendall stands in the bar portion of Sheilas Corner Market Wednesday afternoon holding one of her baskets with ingredients for a mixed drink. Sheila typically oers one special each week, selling all the ingredients to make a drink in a basket so customers can make them quick and easy at home. LARRY GRIFFIN/NEWS-SUNSheila Ann Kuyrkendall stands in the front room of her new market, located at 407 N. Ridgewood Dr. Kuyrkendall stated she wants to keep the spirit of the old fruit stand that used to be in the same location.SEBRING Burger King customers may rejoice. While many of the restaurants in the system are getting rid of Satisfries, area restaurants reportedly will continue to carry the lower-calorie french fries the chain introduced less than a year ago. Thats just the corporate stores, not the franchise stores, said Chris Wilkins, an assistant manager at Burger King South in Sebring. The Miami-based Burger King had announced last week that it had given its North American franchisees the option to discontinue selling the product. Reportedly, only about 2,500 of the approximately 7,500 locations opted to keep selling them as a permanent item. The others have start ed phasing them out. Officials from Quality Dining Inc. which own the stores in the greater Tampa area, including the three Highlands County outlets say they will keep serving Satisfries. That makes the local operators happy. They sell about as well as the regular fries; we keep about the same amount of each in the store, Wilkins said. Our guests like them; they order a lot. That sentiment was echoed by Avon Park Burger King Manager Jair Quintero, who said both the Satisfries and a companion product, low-calorie onion rings, were a consistent seller at his location. People like them a lot, he said. Satisfries gained widespread attention online when Burger King introduced them last September. The company said the fries used a different type of batter to prevent some oil from being absorbed by the potatoes in the frying process. The crinkle-cut are billed as having 30 percent less fat and 20 percent fewer calories than similar offerings at competing fast food restaurants. For instance, a small serving of Burger Kings Satisfries weighs in at 270 calories and 11 grams of fat compared to 340 calories and 15 grams of fat for a small serving of its classic fries. Among other restaurant franchises, Quality Dining Inc. is one of the largest franchisees in the worldwide Burger King system, operating 165 of the locations in Indiana, Michigan and Florida.County to remain SatisfriedBY BARRY FOSTERNEWS-SUN CORRESPONDENT 3073729 863-453-4741www.america rstac.com2153 State Road 64 W, Avon Parkrfrntb rfntb fft 3072130 'O r 460,}il w -qqw,Air Conditioning & HeatingEXAMPLE BALLOTCONTINUATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT0 i "' INFRASTRUCTURE SURTAX Sec. 212.055(2) F.S.Shall the County Commissioners of Highlands County continue toyy levy a one-cent sales tax for Local Government Projects such as the1 i L t r f a following fora term of fifteen years commencing January 1, 2011 % .' , "' ` Road Systen upgrade and expansionT R Parks and recreationLake and waterway improvements/ ` Governmental facilities upgrade, expansion, construction, andacquisitionEI 1 Y 1 I [ 1: Municipa l improvement ectsGovernmental vehicles and equipmentb e 01'11 x 7 0 FOR the one-cent sales taxik e e i ~ n, m '` j 0 AGAINST the one-cent sales taxA--now 1, y.W .ri_Y, i :I ''fir' `4re $NER >,:o wrrJvw.hcbcc.netrnpi'i'Ii .F cr, f cw ,COQpo-q--ii, Y t'o.Y7ai,f ,_..irci .u_ .._ e... ,., vsT?v,ri4.". c1_aL ,.. .Y nf.1 sC;+ t -cya'' 1


Sunday, August 17, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B5 BUSINESS ROYAL OAK, Mich. Your next commuter car could have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon. Elio Motors wants to revolutionize U.S. roads with its tiny car, which is the same length as a Honda Fit but half the weight. With a starting price of $6,800, its also less than half the cost. Phoenix-based Elio plans to start making the cars next fall at a former General Motors plant in Shreveport, Louisiana. Already, more than 27,000 people have reserved one. Elio hopes to make 250,000 cars a year by 2016. Thats close to the number Mazda sells in the U.S. Because it has three wheels two in front and one in the rear the Elio is actually classied as a motorcycle by the U.S. government. But Elio Motors founder Paul Elio says the vehicle has all the safety features of a car, like anti-lock brakes, front and side air bags and a steel cage that surrounds the occupants. Drivers wont be required to wear helmets or have motorcycle licenses. The Elios two seats sit front and back instead of side by side, so the driver is positioned in the center with the passenger directly behind. That arrangement, plus the low seating position the Elio is just 54 inches tall and the lack of power steering take a little getting used to. But after a couple of spins around the block in this Detroit suburb, it felt like any other small car. Thats partly because its two front wheels stick out by a foot on both sides, aiding balance and preventing the vehicle from tipping. The Elio has a three-cylinder, 0.9-liter engine and a top speed of more than 100 miles per hour. It gets an estimated 84 mpg on the highway and 49 mpg in city driving. Elio keeps the costs down in several ways. The car only has one door, on the left side, which shaves a few hundred dollars off the manufacturing costs. Having three wheels also makes it cheaper. It will be offered in just two congurations with a manual or automatic transmission and it has standard air conditioning, power windows and door locks and an AM/FM radio. More features, such as navigation or blindspot detection, can be ordered through Elios long list of suppliers. Germanys Daimler also promised to revolutionize American commutes with the Smart car, but that hasnt panned out, says Karl Brauer, a senior analyst with Kelley Blue Book. Smart sold just 9,264 cars in the U.S. last year. The Smart has a starting price of $13,270 for a gas-powered car and gets 38 mpg on the highway not enough savings or fuel economy to justify sacricing comfort in the tiny car. But, Brauer said, the equation might work in the Elio. If it really gets 84 mpg and doesnt drive terribly, it would justify the compromises youre making in size and comfort, he said. Elio will also save money by selling the cars directly through its own stores and not through franchised dealers, similar to electric car maker Tesla Motors. Elio plans stores in 60 major metropolitan areas. Theyll be serviced by car repair chain Pep Boys. Paul Elio, a one-time stockbroker and New York City cab driver, dreamed as a kid that he would one day own a car company called Elio Motors. As I matured I decided that was as likely as playing in the NFL, Elio told The Associated Press. But he did earn an engineering degree at General Motors Institute now Kettering University and started his own company engineering products like childrens car seats. In 2008, tired of high gas prices and the countrys dependence on foreign oil, he started working on a fuel-efcient car. Equally important to him was creating U.S. manufacturing jobs and making the car inexpensive enough to appeal to buyers who might otherwise be stuck in old, unreliable clunkers. 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B6 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, August 17, 2014 RELIGION PLACES TO WORSHI PPlaces to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday. To place a listing in this directory, call the NewsSun at 385-6155, ext. 596.ANGLIC ANNew L ife A nglican Fellowship, 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863) 243-3191; Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.ASSEMB L Y OF G ODC hrist Fellowship C hurch (A ssembly of God), 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 471-0924. First A ssembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Roy al Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431.BAPT I STA von Park L akes Baptist C hurch, 22600 N. Highlands Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are avail able. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist C hurch (GARBC ) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., and eve ning worship service is at 6 p.m. On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20s+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybapti or call the church ofce at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist C hurch, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist C hurch, 1000 Maxwell St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sun day: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/ Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail:; Web site, First Baptist C hurch of A von Park, N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 453-6681. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Rev. Johnat tan Soltero, Hispanic pastor; Joy Loomis, director of music. Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.; Youth Choir, 4:30 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for both services. Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 5:45 p.m.; Youth Activities, 6 p.m.; Prayer Meeting/ Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Worship Choir Prac tice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. To watch services online, go to the website at In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist C hurch of L ake Jose phine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist C hurch of L ake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Plac id, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Website: Email: Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Family din ner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required dinner is not held during the summer). Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. The church is at 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid. For information, call 465-3721 or go to First Baptist C hurch of L orida located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more informa tion about the church or the ministries offered, call 655-1878. First Baptist C hurch, S ebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Rev. Matthew D. Crawford, senior pastor; Rev. Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults; and Di xie Kreulen, preschool director. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night pro grams at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Call 385-4704. Website Florida A venue Baptist C hurch, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing ad dress is 710 W. Bell St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Eve ning Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children and youth at 6 p.m. and for adults at 6:30 p.m. I ndependent Baptist C hurch, 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sun day worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. L eisure L akes Baptist C hurch, 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meet ing and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist C hurch (GARBC) 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 3824301. Parkway Free Will Baptist C hurch, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 2143025. Afliated with the National As sociation of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. S parta R oad Baptist C hurch, (SBC) 4400 Sparta Road. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. For information, call 382-0869. S outhside Baptist C hurch (GARBC) 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kindergarten through fth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Mid week Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nurs ery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Ofce phone, 3850752. S pring L ake Baptist C hurch, Where the Bible is Always Open. Pas tor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road; 655-2610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Ser vice, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. S unridge Baptist C hurch, (SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Val erie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695.C ATHO LICO ur L ady of Grace C atholic C hurch, 595 E. Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Father Luis Pacheco parochial vicar. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. English confession at 3:30 p.m. Saturday; Spanish confession at 6:30 p.m. Religious Education Classes (September to May) are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. S t. C atherine C atholic C hurch, 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Parrish ofce/mail ing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanish); fax, 385-5169; email,; website, School Ofce/Mailing, Principal Dr. Anna V. Adam, 747 S. Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email School ofce hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MondayFriday. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 385-3993; Assisting Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday: 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish), 5 p.m. (Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. (French Mass). Daily Mass: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:15-7:45 a.m. rst Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Saturday and 9-9:45 a.m. Sunday. Ofce Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. S t. James C atholic C hurch, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 4653215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Sunday 8 a..m. and 10 a.m. year round. Saturday Vigil 4 p.m. Week days 9 a.m. Holy days 9:30 a.m. (Vigil evening before at 7 p.m.) First Saturday of each month: Healing Mass, 9 a.m.C HR I ST IANC ornerstone C hristian C hurch, (Saxon Hall) 1003 W. Pine St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Love Christ Love People. Jon Carter, Music Minister. Sunday, 9 a.m. Bible Study; 10 a.m. Worship; Communion available each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellowship Group. For more information call 453-7679. S ebring C hristian C hurch, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher. Kristy Mar vin, Childrens Director. Youth Minister Blake Rushing. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Phone 382-6676. First C hristian C hurch (Disciples of C hrist), 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (cor ner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-0358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.C HR I ST IAN & M I SS ION ARY A LLI A NC ET he A lliance C hurch of S ebring, 451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m.C HUR C H OF BRETHRE NC hurch of the Brethren, 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597.C HUR C H OF C HR I STA von Park C hurch of C hrist, 200 S. Forest Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facili ties are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. H eartland church of C hrist, Lakeshore Mall Suite 42 (outside entrance), 901 U.S. Highway 27 N, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday worship, 9 a.m. to noon; Wednesday, Bible study, 7 p.m. Evange list Carl Ford, (863) 402-2159. L ake Placid C hurch of C hrist, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O. Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m. Bible class 9 a.m. Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited to join us. For more infor mation, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website www.thelordsway. com/lakeplacidcofc/. S ebring Parkway C hurch of C hrist, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443. Minister: Kevin Patterson. Times of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednes day Bible Class, 7 p.m. C HUR C H OF G ODC hurch on the R idge, Church of God, Anderson, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sunday, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863) 382-0773.C HUR C H OF N AZARE NEFirst C hurch of the Nazarene of A von Park P.O. Box 1118., Avon Park, FL 33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednes day evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. If you need any more information, call 453-4851. C hurch of the Nazarene of L ake Placid, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednes day evening: All church meal, 6 p.m.; Christian Life Study, 6:45 p.m. Winter Life groups pending. Call 446-1339. Pastor Tim Taylor.C HUR C HES OF C HR I ST IN C HR I ST IAN U NI ON C ommunity Bible C hurch C hurches of C hrist in C hristian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), Avon Park. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activi ties at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor. Phone 453-6052.EP ISC OPA LE piscopal C hurch of the R edeemer A von Park, 910 W. Martin St., Avon Park, FL 33825 (U.S. 27 across from Wells Motor Co.). Rev. Can on George Conger. Sunday services: Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Come and worship with us; we would love to meet you. Church ofce, 453-5664; fax, 4534853. Visit us at our website at Email Call the thrift store for hours open and donation pick up at 664-9668 or 453-5664. S t. A gnes E piscopal C hurch, 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Father Scott Walker. Sunday Servic es: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:30 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Nursery available for the 10 a.m. service. Wednesday Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. Church ofce 385-7649, for more information. S t. Francis of A ssisi A nglican E piscopal C hurch, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Worship: Summer Sunday schedule, June 1-Sept. 1, 2014: 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.. Sunday School at 10 a.m. Wednesday Worship 6 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m. Holy Commu nion with Healing. Call the thrift store for hours open 699-0221.EVA NG E LIC AL FREE C HUR CH OF AMER IC AT he C hurch of the Way EF CA, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunda1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednes days. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Ofce Phone: 4716140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ Web site: www.TheWayChurch.orgG RA C E BRETHRE NGrace Brethren C hurch, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863) 835-0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sun day services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-tim ers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.6 p.m. (For registration call: 3853111). Check us out on the Web at N DE NTFirst C hristian C hurch, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesday studies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events.INTERDE N OM IN AT IONAL World H arvest and R estoration Ministries, (non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd.,(non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 453-3771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers.L UTHERANA tonement L utheran C hurch ( ELCA) 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. Rev. Sharon Dorr and Deacon David Thoresen will be the Spiritual Leaders, alternating Sundays. Jim Helwig, organist. Worship service with the Holy Eucharist is at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday. Birthday Sunday is the rst Sunday of each month after the service. Council meeting is on the rst Tuesday of each month. WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of the month with a light lunch. Labyrinth Prayer Garden is open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When in need of prayers or to talk to God, come to the Garden. Come and grow with us; we would love to meet you and your family. Dont worry about how you look. Jesus went to the temple in a robe and sandals. Quilting classes every Monday at 6 p.m. Looking for quilters or people willing to learn. Call 840-3303. C hrist L utheran C hurch A von Park LCMS 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sun day Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863) 471-2663 or see Faith L utheran C hurch LCMS ,2740 Lakeview Dr, Sebring; Church phone: 385-7848; Faith Child Development Center: 385-3232. Sunday Worship Service: 9 a.m. Communion served 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday. Sunday School & Bible Classes: 10 a.m. Worship Svc. Broadcast at 10 a.m. on WITS 1340AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include week ly adult Bible studies, Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Family of Faith. Good S hepherd L utheran C hurch (AALC) American Association of Lu theran Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 385-2346. New L ife E vangelical L utheran C hurch, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lu theran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at R esurrection L utheran C hurch ELCA, 324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, Avon Park. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday worship 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Worship Service is at 7 p.m. Open Communion celebrated at all services. Gods Work, Our Hands. T rinity L utheran C hurch LCMS 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots Pre-School director Educa tion Hour, 8:45 a.m.; Worship service, 10 a.m. Holy Communion each rst and third Sunday. Childrens Church scheduled during worship service, 4-year-olds through fth grade. Nursery provided during worship service for infants to 3-year-olds. Seasonal Mid-Week Services each Wwednesday evening during Advent and Lent. Call church ofce at 465-5253 or visit the website at Other activities and groups include: Choir; Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies; Trinity Tots Pre-school, and Youth Group.NON -DE N OM IN AT IONALBible Fellowship C hurch, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, Songs signed rst & second Worship services. First Worship Service 9 a.m.; Second Wor ship Service 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and S.S. classes both hours. Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patter son, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Church ofce 385-1024. Website: C alvary C hurch, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church waiting for your visit. C hristian T raining Ministries I nc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. A nursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian Internation al Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadowning@ Casey L. Downing, associate minister, caseydowning@hotmail. com. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: C rossroads of L ife,148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863-655-9163. 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Sunday, August 17, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B7 Skipping! Singing! Joking! Laughing! These are traits of children. Why walk when you can skip? Why simply talk when you can sing with melodies rising from your heart? Why be serious all the time when giggles tickle with delight? Our youngest granddaughter talks or sings incessantly. Songs she knows or makes up oat from her heart like effervescence. Quietness is a rare treat. Yet there is a time to be serious even for children. Knowing how to sit quietly in church and express reverence in Gods house is one such time. Visiting someone who is sick and not being loud in their presence shows respect. Being in a public place and not running all over is still another. And just how do children understand how to be children; and, yet, know how to begin to have self-control? Thats where parents and other adult leaders come in. Parents have the joy of encouraging childlike behavior. Skip, sing, joke and laugh often with them. But, also teach them manners, proper ways of addressing others in authority and acceptable behavior. Then they will be well received wherever they go growing into young people and adults who live balanced, godly lives. The Bible isnt slack in helping us raise our children right. For example in Proverbs 22:6, NKJV, a verse many are familiar with says, Train up a child in the way he should go. And when he is older he will not depart from it. In essence, we are be ing instructed to create an environment for life allowing the child to breathe while also providing boundaries for his safety mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically. Watch for his strengths, gifts, abilities and interests. Guide him along the path of life and fulllment for which he has been created. How do children see us? Are we foreboding, keeping them at arms length? Do our faces speak condemnation? Or, like Jesus, do we have open arms and countenances that encourage children to trust, ask questions and tell stories and jokes a welcoming presence for them? In speaking on the inheritance we leave our childrenand actually all children who come to know us, a pastor once said, Be the older people that young people want to be around bringing a blessing Gods hope to their lives. Children energize me with the wonder in their eyes, the excite ment over the smallest thing. They also tug at my heart when sadness lurks in the shadows of their eyes or when smiles dont come easily. They need adults whom they want to be around. Be a friend of children. SelahJan Merop of Sebring is a News-Sun correspondent.A friend to children Jan MeropPAUSE & CONSIDER BEIJING Chinese Catholics on Friday cheered Pope Francis visit to neighboring South Korea, saying they hoped his trip to their region would help end the estrangement between Beijing and the Vatican. But in a sign that the decades-long ChinaVatican drama still has its glitches, the Vatican acknowledged that a tele gram of greetings sent by Francis to the Chinese leadership apparently never arrived. The Vatican sent the telegram from Francis chartered Alitalia plane as it entered Chinese airspace early Thursday, following Vatican protocol that calls for the pope to send such greetings whenever he ies over a foreign country. Such telegrams usually go unnoticed. But the gesture took on unique signicance because the Vatican and China have no diplomatic relations and therefore no ofcial contacts and because Beijing had refused to let St. John Paul II y through its airspace when he visited South Korea in 1989. But the Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said Friday it appeared the telegram never arrived. Chinas embassy to Italy asked the Holy See for a copy of the telegram, saying it hadnt received it. A copy was immediately provided to the embassy, he said. It happens that maybe when you send a telegram by a ying plane there are some problems in receiving it, Lombardi said, adding that he understood the telegram is actually sent by the pilot to the air trafc control tower, which then is responsible for relaying it onto the correct destination. But in any case, the telegram has arrived now. It surely has arrived. Despite the glitch, Chinas Foreign Ministry responded to reports of the telegram with a statement Thursday saying it remained committed to establishing a constructive dialogue and improving ties. However, Chinas entirely state-run media imposed a virtual news blackout on the visit, ensuring the public at large would know little about Francis activities. In another sign of Beijings continuing ambivalence toward relations with the Holy See, reports said ofcials were preventing some Chinese Catholics and clergy from taking part in the activities in South Korea under threat of reprisals. On Friday, Catholic laypeople and priests who ocked to a Mass at Beijings oldest church said they felt closer to the pope. All expressed hopes for a papal visit in the not-too-distant future. I believe this is a step forward in advancing communication, said the Rev. Mathew Zhen Xuebin, secretary general of the Beijing diocese. We have hope that one day the two countries of China and the Vatican will establish diplomatic ties and that the pope will be able to visit China. China severed relations with the Holy See in 1951 after the ofcially atheistic Communist Party took power and set up its own church outside the popes authority. China persecuted the church for years until restoring a degree of religious freedom and freeing imprisoned priests in the late 1970s. Relations have been tense over Beijings demand that it have the right to appoint bishops, even those unacceptable to the Vatican. The Holy See says that key prerogative belongs to it alone and the disagreement tops the list of those blocking reconciliation. In a telling sign that Francis is toeing a very delicate political line with China, he artfully dodged a question posed to him Friday by a young man from Hong Kong about what could be done to help the faithful in mainland China. The question was one of several posed to the pope during an informal gathering in Solmoe, South Korea, where young Catholics from across the region were gathered for an Asian Catholic youth festival. Lombardi noted that the pope himself said he wouldnt answer all the questions posed to him. This was obviously one, Lombardi said, adding that the pope clearly didnt want to cloud a very pastoral event with any overtly political messages.China Catholics cheer popes South Korea visitBY CHRISTOPHER BODEENASSOCIATED PRESS RELIGION so long empowerment in every area of life. We teach, train and send forth to win souls. You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter. We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Faith & Familylife Worship Center, Pas tors Leroy and JoAnn Taylor invite you to discover one of Sebrings hidden treasures at 2349 U.S. 27 South (Banyan Plaza off Sparta Road and Lake Jackson). We provide biblical solutions for everyday challenges through our multicultural worship services available on Sundays at 11 a.m. and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Child care is available for all who attend. For more information, all 385-1800. Plan your rst visit. Matthew 7:7 says, Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will nd; knock and the door will be opened to you. Our guests are very important, so please let us know how we can meet your need by emailing Our mission at Faith & Familylife is centered around Restoring Lives, Families and Com munities. Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872. Phone, 382-1085. Dustin Woods, lead pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Monday, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Pro grams, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. Highlands Community Church, a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. New Beginnings Church of Sebring, wor shiping at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor Gary Kindle. Bible study every Sunday, 9 a.m. Blended Church Service, 10:15 a.m. Phone (863) 835-2405. Begin your week with us. The Lords Sentinel Fellowship Church, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More information at Union Church, 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m. (October through Easter) and 9 a.m. Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church available. Wednesday night worship with Pastor Tiger Gullett and CrossTalk with Pastor Bill Breylinger at 6 p.m. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Ofce: 453-3345. Web page at www.wea Unity Life Enrichment Centre,new loca tion, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@ Web site, www.unityofsebring. org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraor dinary.PRESBYTERIANCovenant Presbyterian Church (PCA), 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. Pas tor Tom Schneider. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Childrens/Youth Group, 6-7 p.m. Sunday. Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail:; Web site: Ofce hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Mon day-Friday. Avon Park First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825. Phone: 4533242. The Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6 p.m. each Wednesday; Chil dren Ministry and Youth Group, 6 p.m. each Sunday; Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m. second Wednesday; Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m. second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following bibli cal truth. Lake Placid First Presbyterian Church, ARP,, 117 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, asso ciate pastor. Sunday Traditional Worship, 9 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. In addition, childrens church (K-2nd grade) will be provided during the 11 a.m. worship service, and childrens junior church (3rd-5th grade) is at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evenings: Adult small group Bible Study 7 p.m. (Nursery avail able), Youth Group (6-12th grades) 7 p.m., nursery and childrens ministry, 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. Sebring First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. 3850107. Email:, Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Fellowship Time, 10:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m. Summer camp for 6th to 8th graders, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. A nursery is available during worship. Call the church ofce for more information and other classes. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 8:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Nursery available. Session meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month, Septem ber through June. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. rst Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday. Adult Bible study is Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Pastors: John and Harriet Davis. Organist: Richard Wed ig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail. com, Web site, ADVENTISTAvon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1410 West Avon Blvd., Avon Park. Phone: 4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail. com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednes day prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. A sale takes place the rst Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Frank Gonzalez. Walker Memorial Academy Chris tian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME. Associate Pastor is Ryan Amos. Website is www. Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Nathan Madrid.THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTSThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Sebring Ward, 3235 Grand Prix Dr. Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 273-2284 Steve Austin, Bishop; Del Murphy, 1st counselor, Laris Keefer, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meetings, 9:00-10:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 10:20-11:00 a.m.; Priesthood/Relief Society, 11:10: to 12:00 noon; Primary for children, 10:15 a.m. to 12:00 noon; Youth Activities: Wednesdays 7:00-8:20 p.m. Scouts; First and third Wednesdays 7:00-8:20 p.m.; Activity Days 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Lake Placid Branch, 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 399-9066 Mark Swift, Branch President, Allen Short, 1st coun selor, Dan Ressler 2nd counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting 1:00 -2:10 p.m.; Gospel Doctrine 2:20-3:00 p.m.; Priesthood/ Relief Society Meetings, 3:10-4:00 p.m.; Pri mary for children, 2:15-4:00 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays 7:00-8:20 p.m. Scouts; rst and third Wednesdays 7:00-8:20 p.m.; Activity Days 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. 7-8:20 p.m.THE SALVATION ARMYThe Salvation Army Center for Worship. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more in formation, visit the Web site www.salvationar or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODISTFirst United Methodist Church, 105 S. Pine St., 105 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Pastor David Juliano. Traditional Worship Ser vice at 8:10 and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Meth odist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays The 11 a.m. Sunday worship service is broad cast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available for the 9:30 and 11 a.m. services. First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. (863) 4533759, Richard Stackhouse, Pastor. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. Rev. Tim Haas, pastor. Rev. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Rev. Jerry Mc Cauley, visitation pastor. Sunday worship services: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that wants to know Christ and make Him known. Check out our church website at or call the church ofce at 465-2422. Lakeview Christian School, VPK to Grade 5, 465-0313. St. John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sun day Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 382-1736. Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship ser vice starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church ofce phone: 6550040.UNITED CHURCH OF CHRISTEmmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we. Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is all-inclusive. Were at the corner of Hammock and Hope. Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999; LACES T O WO RSHIP -owl. .. ... .............................................. ..................


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B12 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, August 17, 2014 TODAYPartly sunny, a t-storm in the p.m.94 / 76Winds: VAR at 2-4 mphPartly sunny, a t-storm in spots95 / 75Winds: WSW at 3-6 mphMONDAYA t-storm in spots in the afternoon95 / 75Winds: W at 3-6 mphTUESDAYClouds and sun, a t-storm possible95 / 77Winds: N at 3-6 mphWEDNESDAYA p.m. shower or thunderstorm94 / 76Winds: E at 3-6 mphTHURSDAY High .............................................. 2:09 a.m. Low ............................................... 8:43 a.m. High .............................................. 2:54 p.m. Low ............................................... 9:14 p.m. High .............................................. 7:15 a.m. Low ............................................. 12:48 a.m. High ............................................ 10:03 p.m. Low ............................................... 3:06 p.m. Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 14.36 Normal ............................................... 14.51 High Tuesday ......................................... 94 Low Tuesday .......................................... 71 High Wednesday .................................... 92 Low Wednesday ..................................... 71 High Thursday ....................................... 93 Low Thursday ........................................ 72 Heat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayMakes it feel like .................................. 103 BarometerTuesday ............................................... 29.93 Thursday ............................................. 29.91 PrecipitationTuesday ............................................... 0.02 Thursday ............................................. 0.16 Month to date ..................................... 3.82 Year to date ....................................... 34.16Sunrise 6:59 a.m. 7:00 a.m. Sunset 8:00 p.m. 7:59 p.m. Moonrise 12:28 a.m. 1:14 a.m. Moonset 1:59 p.m. 2:53 p.m.Albuquerque 90/66/t 90/65/pc 86/66/pc Atlanta 91/73/t 88/72/pc 90/73/t Baltimore 85/64/pc 83/68/t 79/65/t Birmingham 92/74/t 91/73/t 93/73/t Boston 80/63/pc 75/59/s 75/60/s Charlotte 91/71/pc 89/71/pc 90/70/pc Cheyenne 87/56/pc 83/56/pc 83/59/t Chicago 75/63/c 80/66/pc 82/67/t Cleveland 74/60/t 75/62/sh 79/65/pc Columbus 85/69/t 82/69/r 86/71/pc Dallas 97/78/t 100/80/pc 98/78/s Denver 90/59/pc 87/61/pc 86/61/s Detroit 77/59/pc 77/61/pc 80/65/pc Harrisburg 80/58/pc 80/64/pc 77/62/sh Honolulu 90/76/s 89/75/pc 89/76/pc Houston 96/78/pc 93/77/s 95/77/s Indianapolis 79/67/t 81/65/t 81/69/pc Jackson, MS 92/74/t 92/74/pc 94/73/t Kansas City 84/68/t 89/68/t 89/71/t Lexington 84/69/t 81/68/t 87/69/pc Little Rock 93/76/t 94/76/pc 95/76/pc Los Angeles 86/67/pc 83/65/pc 80/63/pc Louisville 84/73/t 84/70/t 90/73/pc Memphis 91/77/t 93/77/t 94/77/t Milwaukee 68/60/c 74/63/pc 76/65/t Minneapolis 76/66/c 81/67/t 81/65/t Nashville 90/73/t 89/71/t 94/73/t New Orleans 91/78/pc 92/78/pc 92/77/t New York City 83/65/pc 82/67/s 79/67/sh Norfolk 89/71/pc 87/73/pc 84/72/t Oklahoma City 100/73/t 100/75/pc 98/76/t Philadelphia 85/65/pc 83/68/pc 79/67/t Phoenix 107/87/pc 104/80/pc 93/80/t Pittsburgh 79/62/t 76/63/sh 79/65/pc Portland, ME 74/57/t 73/54/s 75/55/s Portland, OR 86/61/pc 88/64/pc 79/62/s Raleigh 90/70/pc 89/72/pc 88/70/t Rochester 72/55/pc 72/52/pc 77/60/pc St. Louis 85/71/t 87/73/pc 91/74/pc San Francisco 71/59/pc 72/60/pc 72/61/s Seattle 81/59/pc 82/61/pc 76/58/s Wash., DC 86/71/t 87/73/t 81/72/t Cape Coral 92/77/pc 93/77/pc 93/77/t Clearwater 91/78/pc 92/79/pc 93/79/s Coral Springs 92/77/t 92/78/pc 92/78/pc Daytona Beach 91/75/t 91/74/pc 92/74/t Ft. Laud. Bch 92/80/t 92/80/t 92/79/pc Fort Myers 93/77/t 93/77/pc 93/77/t Gainesville 91/73/t 91/74/pc 93/73/t Hollywood 92/78/t 92/78/t 92/78/pc Homestead AFB 91/77/t 91/78/t 91/77/pc Jacksonville 93/75/t 94/76/pc 94/75/t Key West 92/84/pc 92/83/t 91/83/pc Miami 92/79/t 92/79/t 92/79/pc Okeechobee 91/73/t 90/74/pc 92/73/t Orlando 93/74/t 94/74/pc 95/75/s Pembroke Pines 92/78/t 93/78/t 92/78/pc St. Augustine 94/76/t 94/77/pc 96/76/t St. Petersburg 92/77/pc 92/77/pc 93/78/s Sarasota 94/77/pc 94/78/pc 94/78/s Tallahassee 93/76/t 93/77/pc 95/75/t Tampa 91/78/pc 91/78/pc 93/78/s W. Palm Bch 92/77/t 92/78/pc 92/77/pc Winter Haven 92/75/t 93/75/pc 94/75/s Acapulco 91/78/t 90/78/t 90/78/t Athens 94/74/s 87/73/s 90/70/s Beirut 88/79/s 89/79/s 88/76/s Berlin 70/56/pc 68/52/pc 69/52/pc Bermuda 84/76/pc 82/74/s 83/74/pc Calgary 73/53/t 80/55/t 70/52/t Dublin 62/49/sh 61/46/sh 59/44/sh Edmonton 76/49/s 79/51/pc 70/48/r Freeport 91/78/pc 90/80/sh 90/79/pc Geneva 72/51/pc 75/52/s 70/49/t Havana 93/73/pc 90/73/t 93/73/t Hong Kong 90/82/pc 90/82/c 90/82/c Jerusalem 83/65/s 84/64/s 85/66/s Johannesburg 63/44/pc 66/47/s 71/51/s Kiev 73/53/t 75/55/s 81/57/s London 68/52/sh 68/49/sh 63/49/sh Montreal 73/55/c 71/51/s 75/55/s Moscow 72/54/t 72/52/pc 76/58/c Nice 77/63/s 80/67/s 78/67/t Ottawa 73/49/c 71/45/s 75/50/s Quebec 72/50/c 71/48/pc 75/53/s Rio de Janeiro 77/68/sh 79/68/s 76/66/pc Seoul 82/69/r 82/67/r 80/67/r Singapore 87/77/t 87/78/t 86/77/t Sydney 63/49/r 61/52/r 63/49/r Toronto 74/54/pc 73/55/pc 74/57/pc Vancouver 74/59/pc 76/59/pc 72/58/pc Vienna 71/54/s 77/58/s 76/60/pc Warsaw 66/55/pc 73/55/pc 70/55/pc Winnipeg 79/62/pc 75/60/t 80/60/s Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Unsettled weather will return to the Northeast and mid-Atlantic today as a storm system approaches the region. An uptick in humidity will be felt across the region. Thunderstorms will be in the forecast, but will be rather spotty. The heaviest storms will be found across the Ohio Valley. Torrential downpours will target Cincinnati, Louisville, and Nashville and localized ooding will be possible. Across the South and Southwest, widespread storms will be around. National Forecast for August 17 Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, rrain, sf-snow urries, sn-snow, i-ice. Partly sunny today with a thunderstorm in the area in the afternoon. Partly cloudy tonight. Partly sunny tomorrow with a shower or thunderstorm in spots. Tuesday: a thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon. Hurricane Camille roared across Mississippi on Aug. 17, 1969. The storm had 172-mph winds and a low barometer reading of 25.73 inches. A thunderstorm in the area this afternoon. Winds light and variable. Expect 6-10 hours of sunshine with a 55% chance of precipitation and average relative humidity 70%. Sunday. and Saturday. a.m. and after 4 p.m. LastNewFirstFull Aug 17Aug 25Sept 2Sept 8 Today MondayForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 93/75 91/73 92/74 91/75 93/74 92/75 91/78 91/78 92/77 94/77 93/77 92/78 91/73 92/77 92/80 92/79 93/76 89/77 89/76 94/75 94/76 93/76 94/75 94/75 93/74 92/84 TemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidRelative humidity .................................. 49% Expected air temperature ....................... 94 Wednesday ......................................... 29.91 Wednesday ......................................... 0.55 Five-Day forecast for Highlands County Almanac U.S. Cities World Cities National Summary Tides UV Index Today Weather History Farm Report Sun and Moon Florida Cities Water Restrictions Regional Summary Lake Levels Shown are noon postions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. Readings at Palm Beach Readings at St. Petersburg The higher the UV Index number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme Readings as of 7 a.m. yesterday 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. Jacksonville Gainesville Ocala Daytona Beach Orlando Winter Haven Tampa Clearwater St. Petersburg Sarasota Fort Myers Naples Okeechobee West Palm Beach Fort Lauderdale Miami Tallahassee Apalachicola Key West Avon Park Sebring Lorida Lake Placid Venus Brighton PensacolaCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W THE ROAD TO RECOVERYSTARTS HERE When the unexpected happens, were here with quality physical therapy.We pride ourselves on developing dynamic, individualized treatment plans that incorporate manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and other modalities to ensure the quickest and most complete recovery possible.Bowyer Physical TherapyKeith A. 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