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The news-sun
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Sebring 327U.S.Hwy27N. 863.386.1300 SunnLakeNorth 5033U.S.Hwy27N. 863.386.1322 AvonPark 800W.MainSt. 863.453.6000 LakePlacid 600U.S.Hwy27N. 863.699.1300 www.heartlandnb.com3086489 NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927$1All-Star Video in AP a living dinosaurA3 VOL. 95 NO. 110 Cloudy, but not as much rain around High 87 Low 73 Details on B12Classi ed .................... B8 Dear Abby ..................... B2 Horoscope .................... B2 Obituaries .................. A4 Lottery Numbers .......... A2 Puzzles ......................... B2 Religion ......................... A6 Sports on TV ............... A10 Viewpoints .................... A5 www.newssun.comSunday, September 21, 2014Researchers using steam to kill citrus greening bacteriaA8 An Edition of the Sun newssun thenewssun BY LARRY GRIFFIN STAFF WRITER In the 2012-2013 scal year, there were 555 total victims of crimes reported in Highlands County. Over 60 percent of those 339 were domestic violence cases. While the sheer number of domestic violence cases in Highlands County is rife with minor familial scuf es, many cases are serious, involving families trapped in cycles of abuse where the abuser can keep coming back again and again. One of the main reasons for this, according to Victims Advocate Terry Leaphart, is that many families nd themselves in dire nancial straits once an abusive member of that family is jailed or otherwise removed. When the victim has had a bellyful of (the abuse), and they nally call the police, they have no way of making a break for it afterward, Leaphart said. More than 60 percent of local crime is domestic violence ShutterstockA HIDDEN EPIDEMIC SPORTS A9 SPORTS CARDINAL MOONEY 14 AVON PARK 7 GOLDEN GATE 62 LAKE PLACID 7 SEBRING ppd. LABELLE (rain)SEE VIOLENCE | A6 BY PHIL ATTINGER STAFF WRITER SEBRING On Rebecca Miales trip Wednesday from Lake Wales to Mof tt Cancer Center in Tampa and back, her bad brakes nearly scared her to death. It was pouring rain. I was skidding all over, said Miale, 55. On my way back, I had to swerve quite a bit. Being a patient with stage 4 breast cancer treatable, but incurable she had no idea what she would do about her 2003 Toyota Corolla S. She had driven it ever since her late anc, Joseph J.D. DePasquale, bought it new for her birthday. So she sent an email at 2 a.m. to Alan Jay Toyota in Sebring, where she previously had taken the car for service. She got an answer Thursday morning: Come in and well take care of it. Im just mysti ed, Miale said. I never had anyone do this before. Phil Auble, service manager at Alan Jay Toyota has had cancer in his family. His sister has stage BY BARRY FOSTER NEWS-SUN CORRESPONDENT SEBRING It was in September of last year that the Highlands County Sheriffs Ofce began broadcasting on its new digital radio system. One year in, ofcials say it couldnt be better. Everything is working just great. We really dont have any complaints about it, said HCSO Capt. J.P Fane, who oversees the communications division. Were extremely happy with it. The new $7.2 million P-25 digital 800 MHz system was years in the making. It took the engineers quite a while to do the topographic study to determine the tower sites and things like that, Fane said. Fane said there had been a few teething pains, such as eliminating a few nulls and dead spots in the system even some places in the courthouse posed problems due to the massive amounts HCSO: 10-4 on radio checkNew system has been asset in rst year of use Alan Jay Toyota takes care of cancer patient Phil Attinger/News-SunWhen Rebecca Miale of Lake Wales had faulty brakes on a regular treatment trip to Mo tt Cancer Center in Tampa, she didnt know where to turn, so she reached out to Alan Jay Toyota in Sebring, where shed taken her 2003 Toyota Corolla (on the lift) in the past. Service Manager Phil Auble (right) decided to take care of her car. She was at the parts department Friday where Master Technician Bob Wolf (from left) and Parts Manager Mike Meixner made sure she got $1,015 of work for free. SEE CARE | A7 BY PHIL ATTINGER STAFF WRITER SEBRING Aviation legend Bob Hoover once said, If youre faced with a forced landing, y the thing as far into the crash as possible. Dr. David Guerra of Sebring said thats what he did last week. Guerra, 37, had to make an emergency landing last Tuesday in his single-engine 1983 Mooney Rocket at Chilton County Airport in Alabama. He was enroute to from Austin, Texas, to Atlanta, Ga., after attending a medical conference when he had engine trouble and had to glide in to the air eld. He only got a scratch on his knee, Guerra said Friday, but the plane ran off the end of the runway, the landing gear folded and the airframe Local Dr. unhurt in emergency landing Courtesy photoThe 1983 Mooney Rocket owned by Dr. David Guerra of Sebring sits on its belly last Tuesday just o the end of the runway at Chilton County Airport in Alabama. Afterwards, I realized this could have been bad. Dr. David Guerra pilotSEE GUERRA | A8SEE RADIO | A3 E4cMinded. LLY OWN EDcommunity minded


A2 | NEWSSS U nN | SS unday, SS eptember 21, 2014 MarkKaylorKaylor,Kaylor,&LetoP.A.SocialSecurityDisabilityr 3078064 MarkKaylorKaylor,Kaylor,&LetoP.A.rfn tbntfn nnnn863-382-1900bf 3078160 LOTTERYCASH 3 Wednesday, Sept. 17 Day: 6-6-9 Night: 8-2-8 Thursday, Sept. 18 Day: 8-4-5 Night: 0-5-7 Friday, Sept. 19 Day: 2-9-1 Night: 0-4-1 P lL AY 4Wednesday, Sept. 17 Day: 5-9-3-1 Night: 8-0-7-9 Thursday, Sept. 18 Day: 2-5-4-7 Night: 5-4-3-5 Friday, Sept. 19 Day: 7-7-1-2 Night: 2-3-9-0 FANTASY 5 Wednesday, Sept. 17 1-2-3-5-36 Thursday, Sept. 18 10-12-23-30-36 Friday, Sept. 19 1-2-10-23-27LOTTOWednesday, Sept. 17 6-10-21-34-45-47 X-4 Saturdays Jackpot: $27 MillionPOWERBA llLL Wednesday, Sept. 17 18-25-36-48-50 PB-23 X-2 Saturdays Jackpot: $196 MillionLUCKY MONEYFriday, Sept. 19 4-13-35-41 PB-13 Next Jackpot: $1.6 Million MEGA MI llL L IO NSFriday, Sept. 19 16-25-27-29-34 PB-2 X-2 Next Jackpot: $83 million http// The News-Sun (USPS 487-900 ISSN 10748342) is published ev ery Sunday, Wednesday & Friday by Romona W ashington at the Ne wsSun, 2227 U.S. 27 S., Sebring, Fla, 33870. Periodical postage paid at Lakeland, FL and additional en try ofce(s). All material contained herein is the proper ty of the Ne wsSun, which is an afliate of Sun Coast Media Group. Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden with out the written permission of the publisher All material submitted for publication becomes the property of the newspaper and may be edit ed 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 news stories. If you believe we have made an error, call the newsroom at 863-385-6155, ext. 516. If you have a question or comment about coverage, write to Scott Dressel, editor, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Se bring, FL 33870; email editor@ ne; or call 863-3856155. OffOFF ICE Location: 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 or 231 N. Main Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon day-Friday Phone: 863-385-6155 or 863465-2522 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 after 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, 863314-9876 OR 863-465-2522 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, Sebring Editor, ext. 516 or scott.dressel@news Mat Delane y Lake Placid Editor, 465-2522 or mdelaney@lakeplaci 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 LARR YY GRIFFIN STAFF WRITER SEBRING The weekend-long Sebring Thunder event br ought out people for music, fun and games, food and most importantly old, beautiful cars. The ev ent star ted Friday in heavy rains. By Saturday morning the rains had subsided, and residents and guests alike w er e outside in the brisk air, admir ing shiny classic cars G uests came fr om all over the state of Florida. For $25 they were able to stay all weekend long and enjoy a host of differ ent events including a car judging show and an oppor tunity to drive a classic car around the Sebring International Raceway. Liv e music fr om the California Toe Jam Band also made an appearance. Even without the numerous events, guests were simply en joying the ability to come out and hav e a good time with their cars. Pine Island resident Jane Wason, who ar rived with her husband Bob and their 1957 Chevr olet B el Air, said she liked the community aspect of the event. We like meeting people, Wason said. We like sharing our car with people. Some people will see it and itll remind them of their honeymoon car it could be any thing. The W asons attend numerous car shows per year and said they enjoy driving their Chevrolet Bel Air on back roads. Pat Higgins attended the show with a 1972 O ldsmobile say ing that attending car sho ws was r elaxing to him. It makes you feel young again, Higgins said. Plus, its better than hanging out in bars. Some people, such as Sebring resident Richard Pipher, found the car show not only entertaining, but ben ecial. I found par ts for my car, Pipher said of his 1977 Porsche 911, grinning ear to ear. This is a restored car, but I was miss ing a few parts (for the bumper). This guy offer ed me the parts I need he s just going to give them to me. Pipher voiced an opinion held by many people there the core of the event, he thought, was inter acting with those who had similar inter ests at 863-385-6155, Ext. Sebring Thunder draws out car enthusiasts Katara Simmons/News-SunLiam Grin (from left), 2, Elijah Grin, 5, Maddie Morton, 5, and Max Morton, 3, check out a 1947 Chevy on Saturday during the Sebring Thunder event. Katara Simmons/News-SunIts very nice to have these events downtown, said Clay Bryant of Sebring. Bryant who lives nearby likes to ride his bike to check out the local festivities.Dunkin Donuts opens today in Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID Dunkin Donuts, Lake Placid will ofcially open today. There will be a r ibbon cutting held at 9 / a.m. M onday, Sept. 22. All are welcome to attend. The stor e is at the corner of U.S. 27 and Dal Hall Boulevard in the front of the Winn Dixie Plaza. OO rchid SS ociety m eets MondaySEBRING Orchid Society of HIghlands County will hold its monthly meeting on Monday at the Jack R. Stroup Center at 7 / p .m. This months speak ers will be Segundo and Y olanda Cuesta owners of Quest Orchids in Miami. They will provide the plants for the rafe table and have plants for sale. The meeting is open to the public and there will be light refresh ments served dur ing the evening. Call 863-664-9268. SS herwood WW ay cl osed for workSEBRING Highlands County Road and Bridge Department will be closing Sherwood Way, from Longbow Drive to Redwood Terrace. The road clo sure will be from 8 / a.m. to 5 / p .m. beginning Monday, Sept. 22 until Tuesday, Sept. 23 each day for culvert repairs. Detours will be posted; local trafc only. For further in formation contact the Highlands C ounty R oad and Bridge Department at 863-402-6529. VV endors needed f or Poker RR unSEBRING Vendors are needed for the upcoming Cruisin to a C ur e Poker Run, sponsored by the American Legion Riders Chapter 74. The r un will be from 8-10 / a.m. O ct. 25. Sign up and breakfast ($5 donation) will be at the American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park. Kick stands will go up at 10:30 / a.m. R egistration is $10 a hand. The last bike will be in at 4 / p .m. concluding with Music on the Mall concert featuring California Toe Jam from 5-8 / p .m. Call 863-873-3497 or 863-212-3371. LOCAl L NEWS S SnN APSHOTS Weather doesnt dampen enthusiasm aM ,M


www.newssun.comSunday, September 21, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | A3 rfSeasonsofGrayisamoderndayretellingof thestoryofJosephandhis upliingfeaturelmisquality familyentertainmentwith strongmoralsandanenduring messageofhope. HighlandsCommunityChurch islocatedat3005NewLifeWay behindAldis.Movietimeisat 7:30pm. p 03:7 .m Highlands CommunityChurch3005NewLifeWay Sebring,FL33870(863) 3087302 3082514 BY LARR YY GRIFFIN STAFF WRITER AVON PARK While Netix and Redbox are consuming the movie market, Avon Parks All S tar Video has no plans of letting the bigger competitors squash it out of business I n business since 1991, the store has been under current owner Brian Shelton since the early 2000s. Shelton, recently re tired from Food Lion at the time said he just walked in one day and found out that the store was for sale. He walked out that day the new owner of All Star Video. Since then, he has kept the DVD rental and retail store rolling. His secret to staying in business is getting new movies earlier than Redbox. Its the way the stu dios set it up, Shelton said. The big businesses cant get a new mo vie for 30 days after its release, but we dont fall in that category. Were able to get them a month before every one else. S helton said the intent behind the stor e under his management was to take things back to the way they were. Twenty-ve years ago, it was $1 to rent a movie, he said. We went back to the way it used to be. Shelton called Redbox the biggest thing he had to compete with to keep the store open. Even though the store has survived, Shelton said it had to compromise in some ways such as adding Boost Mobile phones to the stores inventory and selling them at the front of the store. While the main busi ness remained movies, the phones w er e necessary to keep sales up. I ts hard to get away from something youve been doing for so long, he said. But I dont want to just close up. Shelton said despite the new options avail able to rent and buy movies today, people still like coming into the store. People dont want to stand at a machine, he said. They like coming inside a real store. All-Star Video can be reached at 863-4530500. The address is 1581 U.S. 27 N. in Avon Park. at 863-385-6155, Ext. In the age of Redbox and Netflix, All-Star Video keeps up the fight Brian Shelton, owner of All Star Video in Avon Park, stands with a rack of movies at his store. Customers can rent them for prices as low as $1.of concrete and steel. However, those have long-since been solved. I have to tell you, the folks from Motorola really bent o v er backwards to fix all of that. I cannot say enough good things about them, Fane said. One of the biggest drivers to the change was the age of the old system. We literally were having to look on ebay for some of the parts we needed; it was that critical. We just got to the point where we realized we couldnt just BandAid it anymore, he said. During one criti cal situation, Fane said he actually had been using the r adio for some communications while talking on a cell phone for others Under the new system, Highlands now is linked with H ar dee, Polk and as far away as Or ange and Hillsborough counties. Y ou literally can be in contact with dispatch all the way up to Tampa or Or lando on a portable r adio , Fane said. The new system has been an easy switcho v er for the dispatch system. Communications Training Coor dinator Josh Cordero said that other than a small change in the displays, the new system is operated in much the same way as the old one. Every time we have had to work with other agen cies, like if Polk has to br ing in their helicopter we have interoperability master channels so w e can easily all work together, he said. O ther wise, local units stay on the same channels ev en if they have to go out of county. Fane said the new system should serve the needs of the county for at least the next decade. Al though some fire depar tments and Emergency Medical Service units still may be hear d on home scanners, the law enforcement channels now are totally encrypted. They also hav e a system that automatically locks out an unapproved receivers that might tr y and log into the system. In fact, if we lose a radio, we can just turn it off and it becomes unusable to whoev er has it, Fane said. RADIO FROM PAGE A A 1 We know changing banks mayseem overwhelming.It you're ready to make the switchto Wauchula State Bank,We're here to help you!rIsum(863) 465-3553 (863) 471-1972 (863) 402-17761929 ` ,gnivel scam 2014Wauchula State Meml-er FDICHighlands3005 Tex Lift Way, '. I.rng F1.33870I1 .. H_17-774-IN(ANAy" 'I I' IIII III;LIU\\8R P-PSP


A4 | NEWSSS U nN | SS unday, SS eptember 21, 2014 CentralFloridaand TheLeastExpensive FuneralHomeinPolk Countyisofferingthe samegreatservicesin HighlandsCountytoo! GraveSideService$3,995Includes:Casket, Vault,&Service FullServiceBurial$4,250Includes:AllServices, Casket,&Vault PayyourRespects! NotyourLifeSavings! Crematoryonpremises. Phone24HoursDaily(863)669-1617www.casketstore.net2090EastEdgewoodDr. Lakeland,Florida 3077825 rf rntrbf t b bfr rrfrtrrttrtftr r f r f rfn tbf b rfnntbbbb3085191 rfnf tbb bnbrrffrnttb tbtnbn t nbnt3086485 BY PHIL ATTINGERStaff WriterSEBRING Highlands County will choose its 15th Champion for Children on Thursday at what is expected to become the highest-attended Judge Clifton M. Kelly Champion for Children Awards Gala. Kevin Roberts, CEO of the organization, said approximately 425 people have reserved seats at the event to be held at Grace Bible Church, 4453 Thunder bird Road in Sebring. All pr oceeds fr om the invitation-only banquet and awards fundraiser will go into support local programs thr ough the Champions for Childr en Foundation. R ober ts said the Foundation is unique within Florida, a public-private partnership designed to set up pr ogr ams that can respond quickly to child cr isis situations. The premier sponsor for the Gala has been and continues to be H ighlands Regional Medical Center, Roberts said. N ominees for the annual awar d are heralded as dynamic child adv ocates who have successfully impacted the lives of thousands of children in our community. The nal v e nominees ar e: R onnie J ackson, who coached and taught at Avon Park High School for 37 years and cur rently ser v es on the School Board of Highlands County. In addition to awards for contribu tion and service to the schools and community, he has mentored childr en for mor e than 42 years. Mike Lee, or Coach Lee, has been a child advocate for more than 30 years, teaching at Sebring High School and coaching junior varsity volleyball and girls varsity basketball. Described as a man of faith, honor, integri ty, modesty and excellence, he has a reputation of giving of himself in whatev er capacity is needed. On occasion, he has even opened his home to children who need a temporary place to live. Cindy Marshall, who has been employed at The Arc, coordinat ing sports and recreation programs for 400 childr en and adults also volunteers as coordinator of Special ST ARS and ser ves as a Guardian Ad Litem. She also raises funds during holiday seasons to purchase toys for childr en and food baskets for families in need. Darlene Phypers, a volunteer with childrens programs for 50 y ears is locally best known as a co-founder of Ag-Venture, a pr ogr am established 15 years ago to teach the importance of agriculture to all public, private and homeschooled third-graders. S he has ser ved twice on the Childrens Services Council and was instrumental in establishing Str8UP Youth Ministry in Lake Placid to provide stu dents with a safe and healthy envir onment after school and on Sundays. Sandi Whidden has been an educator for 31 years, principal of Sebring Middle School for 13 y ears and was recently named Highlands Countys Principal of the Year. She is quick to deect credit or honor for S ebr ing Middle School students academic accomplishments to her staff. F or mor e details about the Gala, contact Roberts at 863-3814040.Champion for Children Gala returns for 15th year Thursday JACKSON LEE MARSHA llLL PHY pP ERS WHIDDENDANIEL AA NTOSIADaniel A. Anto sia, 93, of Sebring, passed away on Monday Sept. 15, 2014. He was born on April 29, 1921, in Providence, R.I., and later lived in Johnston, R.I., where he spent 27 years as a successful sales man for Sears. In 1980, he retired with wife Lucy to South Florida. He proudly served his coun try during World War II as a sergeant in the Army/Air Force attached to a B-17 bomber group in England. He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Lucy, of Sebring; daughter, Car ole Nordhausen of Bush kill, Pa.; and son, John Antosia of A von Park; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A memorial mass at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Avon Park as well as a Military Ser vice at Bay Pines National Cemetery in St. Petersburg will be held at a later date to be provided to family and friends. Arrangements entrust ed to Stephenson-Nel son Funeral Home of Sebring, 863-385-0125, www .stephensonnelson AA NTOSIABLANCH OO RRE LLBlanch D. Orrell, 84, passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 in St. Au gustine following an ex tended illness. A native of Winooski, Vt., she was a long-time resident of Lake Placid. She enjoyed ing and gardening but most of all her family She was preceded in band, John Robert Li vesey, and daughter, Betty Myers. She is survived by her husband, David Orrell, two daughters and their families and four step-children and their families. Private graveside in ternment will be at For est Meadows Memorial Park in Gainesville. Me morial donations may be made to Haven Hospice, St. Augustine, FL 32086. Condolences may be ex pressed at www.John OBITUARIES MIAMI The state of Florida red 32 prison guards Friday as part of an investigation into the deaths of inmates at four state pr isons. The Miami Her ald reported Saturday that all of the r ed guards were accused of criminal wrongdoing or misconduct in connection with the inmate deaths which date from 2010 through April. Florida Department of Corrections S ecr etary Michael Crews said in a statement released Friday that his agency has a z ero-tolerance policy for abuse or corruption and that the r ings were part of that policy We continue to root out any and all bad actors who do not live up to our expectations, he said. The T eamsters Union, which repre sents the guards, said the guar ds w ere red without due process. The union said the guards were following protocols established by their bosses, who have not been held accountable. The pr ocedure they were following in Charlotte was w ell kno wn and condoned by the war den, Teamsters spokesman B ill C ur tis said. Essentially they promoted the people most r esponsible and liable for the incident and r ed everybody else down the chain. Inmate Randall Jor dan-Aparo, a 27, died at F r anklin Correctional in September 2010. R ecor ds unearthed by the newspaper show that a no w-r ed guard or dered Jordan-Aparo gassed as the inmate pleaded to be taken to the hospital for a blood disordered that had ared up. The inmate died later that night. D arr en Rainey, a mentally ill inmate at Dade Correctional, died in June 2012. After defecating in his cell and refusing to clean it up, Rain ey was locked in a closet-like sho w er by guard, the newspaper reported. After turning on a stream of hot water that R ainey could not contr ol, corr ections ofcers allegedly taunted the inmate as he begged to be let out. Guards left him in the hot chamber for nearly two hours before he collapsed and died. Inmate Rudolf Rowe died at Union Correctional in Au gust 2012. Five of the guar ds r ed on Friday were accused of using ex cessiv e force in his death. Inmate Matthew Walker died at the Charlotte Correctional Institution on April 11. E ighteen of the red guards are accused of using inappropriate force in his death.State DOC fires 32 prison guards for wrongdoing The news is just a click away! NEWS-SUN dI i 0 fir.4r".. D I SCQC T'rT47j t-


www.newssun.comSunday, September 21, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | A5 NEWS-SSUnN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927Romona Washington Publisher Scott Dressel Editor VIEWPOINTS OUR VIEW YOUR VIEWS New technology makes it possi ble for law enforcement ofcers to we a r body cameras while on duty. The News-Sun believes this benets in dividual ofcers and the general pub lic. The camer as br ing police ofcers the peace of mind that they can prove their innocence if they are accused of mis treating the public, while the public has the peace of mind they can pr o ve mis treatment if it occurs. H ad the police ofcer in F erguson, Mo., been wearing a body camera the night Michael Brown was shot, the facts of the incident would have been clear from the beginning. In the event of a tragedy, such as an ofcers murder, the camera can answer crucial questions, leading to a quicker identication and capture of the killer. There is an expense in acquiring the cameras. There are grants to help offset costs and, yes, we understand that grant money ultimately comes from our tax dollars but the rst accusation of police misconduct that is resolved without the expense of a protracted in vestigation and lawsuit would easily pay back the cost of a whole tr uckload of $400 cameras. Police departments across the state and across the country are embracing the use of body cameras. The devices are small about the size of a standard deck of cards and not obtrusive, but can be easily seen by citizens interact ing with police. In H ighlands County, the Lake Placid Police Department has been using body camer as since A pril. Chief James Fansler touts the benets that include public condence and ofcer safe ty. The cameras can be paired to cell phones and used to look ar ound cor ners or mounted to a pole and used for r ooftop sear ches. We do have one reservation the is sue of when the cameras will be in use. Tur ning a camera on and off can lead to problems in the courtroom was an entire incident recorded, or only a por tion of one? W e feel law enfor cement ofcers and civilians are better protected when the cameras are on continuously. For exam ple, if an ofcer has the camera turned off and something unexpectedly goes wr ong, he or she may not have time, or the free hand, to turn the camera on. Sebring Police Chief Tom Dettman has said hes watching LPPDs experi ence with body cameras. Sheriff Susan Bentons staff has said body camer as have not stirred much discussion in that ofce The N ews-Sun believes body camer as will soon be considered an essential piece of police equipment. W e encour age the Sebring Police Department to explor e the possibility of adopting body cameras for its ofcers and we encour age the sheriffs ofce to at least open that conversation.Glen Nickerson President In her column of Sept. 5, pharmacist Suzy Co hen makes grave accusations. She accuses the CDC of co v ering up the dangers of the MMR (measles, mumps & rubella) vaccine for over 10 y ears deceiving parents. Cohen believes that the MMR vaccine creates a risk of autism, particularly in African-American boys. In short, Suzy C ohen joins the antiv accine movement. consid ers this claim to be little more than a rumor often spr ead b y email. They base that conclusion partly on articles by medical doctors on the Science B ased Medicine website. Critics reject the claims that Cohen accepts partly because they are based on alleged quotes from research ers that cant be veried. The only item appr oaching r eal evidence: a study found that v e Afr ican American boys in Geor gia developed autism. This is a danger ously small sample if y oure going to dr aw sw eeping conclusions. This isnt the rst time Suzy Cohen has been controversial. In her 2010 book, Diabetes Without Drugs, Cohen claims that diabetes can be treated with diet and vi tamins. Medical doctors ar e uh, obsessed with managing sugar intake. One chapter is Milk and Bread, Cause for Dread. Cohen says that she is horried by the nasty things in milk. One sub heading: Got Milk? Might Get Diabe tes. While S uzy C ohen thinks that milk contributes to diabetes, reputable sources say other wise. Dairy Foods May H elp P revent Diabetes is an article on the webmd site. The medpagetoday site has a similar ar ticle, Whole-Fat Milk and Cheese M ay Lo wer Diabetes Risk. Suzy Cohen claims to be a functional medicine practitioner as well as a phar macist. What is functional medicine? According to the Institute for Functional Medicine, most physicians don t understand the or igin of disease and dont kno w ho w to treat complex disease or chronic disease. Most phy sicians are behind the times and don t know the value of therapeutic diets and detoxication. I fear that this is not only gobbledygook, but dangerous to patients. I dont know why papers are still carrying Suzy Cohens column.Dale Gillis lives in Sebring. Guest columns are the opin ion of the writer, not necessar ily those of the News-Sun staff.Disputing Cohens claims GUEST COLUMNDale Gillis First, a disclaimer: I normally dont pay a lot of attention to football. Yes, as I have stated in the past, I am a Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan. That is to say, I try to pay atten tion to how theyre doing and if they ar e having a nor mal year (read: bad) I proceed to ignore them until the next season when my hopes ar e once again r aised. Bucs fans go through a lot to like their team. I say all that to explain that up until a week and a half ago I had no clue as to who R ay Rice was Even now the man could pass me on the street and I would probably not recognize him. B ut like most ev eryone else who watches television, Ive seen what he is capable of. On Sept. 8, TMZ released a video allegedly taken from inside a hotel elev ator In the video, one can see Rice and his then ance Janay Palmer in a ght. Not just with wor ds at one point P almer lunges for Rice, who punches her in the face, knocking her out. This video has been played countless times on news shows. It is disturbing. Another video shows Rice dr agging the unconscious woman out of the elevator. This all happened back in February. It has become news now because of the video, and because NFL C ommissioner R oger Goodell acted like he didnt know what to do. Why do I say that about the commissioner? Initially, after Rice took a plea bar gain that kept him out of jail, Goodell decided to suspend him for a whole two games. A month later, after people criticized him for the decision, he decided to expand the suspension for rst-time domestic violence offenders to six games. Then the video of Rice punching Palmers lights out became public, and Goodell suspended Rice indenitely. Rices team also released him. G oodell claimed not to hav e seen the video prior to TMZ airing it, though some have raised doubts about that assertion. As I type this, Rices former ance now wife (they got married in M ar ch) is standing by her man. Rices union has led an appeal of the latest decision. And some fans are not shy about expressing their support for Rice. (By the way, my thanks to www. where I pulled the information about the case. They even had a timeline to r efer to). The r eaction to some fans is troubling. The summation of the attitude I m hear ing from a number of those supporting Rice goes something like this: he made a mistake, he deserves a second chance. A mistake? Okay, let me be clear on this. 2+2=5 is a mistake. My misspell ing a word in this column is a mistake. Trying to get me to eat Brussel sprouts instead of chocolate is a mistake P unching a woman in the face is not a mistake. What, his st accidently ran into her? He was wander ing around the elevator with his st up and it r andomly hit her? S ome things are not mistakes. Some things are plain wrong. Hitting a woman used to be one of those things that was considered a bad thing to do. Now? It seems that some people dont care as long as their team is winning. I do believe in redemption. I do believe people can change. But I dont believe in making something less than what it is. Dismissing what Rice did as a mistake is wrong in and of itself. Maybe if we took acts like those we saw in that infamous video seri ously and dealt with them accordingly they wouldnt be so common. A ccor ding to Fox News, an NFL running back was arrested Wednesday on aggr av ated assault charges that occurred at his home and involved a woman and an 18-month-old child. He was immediately dropped by his team and, according to the article the NFL will review the case under the leagues personal-conduct pol icy. G o team?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 necessar ily those of the staff of the News-Sun.More than just a mistake LL AURAS LL OOKLaura Ware Time to arm cops with body cameras .................................................................................................................................................................................................................... .................. ........ ......... .............................................................................................................Ci.U1WUGl.WV7tFLORIDq FLORIDk \NEXTGN NEXTaN..............................................................................................................NOW WHEN I WATCHI FEEL LIKE I'MAIDINGANpABETTINGf


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Leaphart said one solution to this prob lem the Victims of C r ime Program has come up with is a relocation assistance program, in which victims of domestic abuse ar e given a leg up nancially to help them relocate. In addition, pr ogr ams at the Highlands Family Safe H ouse offer education to prepare to move out of an abusive situation. Leaphart said he also tries to personally help victims when they come thr ough his ofce. I talk to people before the fact, he said. Not always, not enough, but I try to give them a little checklist of things they need to accomplish before they make it. If youre going to get out, you need to do some things ahead of time. You cant just gather your children, get in your car and leave. You have to gather doc uments, you have to hav e a way to sustain yourself, have a place to live those are all things that need to be anticipated. Sherrie Schwab with the Highlands Fami ly Safe House said they ar e tr ying to focus their attention on placing more accountability on the perpetrators of domestic violence. Things get out of control, Schwab said. If we dont keep the batterer accountable, they will keep doing it. We cant just put a Band-Aid over the situ ation. Schwab said one initiative the Safe House is explor ing is a new program where, when an abuse call comes through, a child protective team is contacted. The team then wor ks with the family to plan for their safety, with more requirements and restrictions on the perpetrator. Schwab expressed disdain for the current system, in which the victim is typically left to do classes on do mestic violence and is r esponsible for keeping the batter er out of the house In addition, the Safe House is working to le more restraining orders for children. The shelter always has people, and its al ways 50 percent children, Schwab said. Domestic violence is still happening, and its always affecting children. O n what the av er age person can do to combat domestic violence, Leaphart said the best way for people to help is to be ther e as emotional support for friends going through abusive relationships. In terms of complete strangers witnessing domestic violence situ ations, he advised calling the police. B y getting law enforcement to inter vene, you may prevent someone fr om getting hur t or even killed do wn the line Report it if you see it, he said. The Highlands Family Safe House is a refuge for domestic violence victims, oper ated by the Peace River Center Safe House. F unding comes fr om the Champion for Chil dren Foundation and the H ighlands C ounty Board of County Commissioners. Y ou can r each the Safe House at 863-3861168 or call the Domestic Violence Crisis H otline at 863-3861167. at 863-385-6155, Ext. VIOLENCE FROM PAGE A A 1 Things get out of control. If we dont keep the batterer accountable, they will keep doing it. We cant just put a Band-Aid over the situation.Sherrie SchwabHighlands Family Safe HouseAPPALACHICOLA (AP) Seafood workers and oyster harvesters ar e worr ied about the future of Apalachicola Bay. The Panama City News H er ald reports that oyster harvesting from the bay could be closed because of problems with water supply and over shing. Angry seafood workers protested at a Friday night meeting, saying a closure will devastate the re gions economy. The workers want the entir e bay open to har vesting. The state implemented new conservation measure in August, closing some commer cial and r ecreational ar eas of the bay to harvesting.Oystermen fear closing of Apalachicola Bay BRENDAN FARRINGTON ASSOCIa A TED PRESS TALLAHASSEE Floridas unemploy ment rate was up slightly in A ugust and Gov. Rick Scott is try ing to make the best of the r epor t released Friday. The A ugust r ate of 6.3 percent is up slight ly from 6.2 percent in J uly and r emains above the national average of 6.1 percent. The states unemployment rate has been at all year, beginning at 6.2 per cent in January. H ighlands C ountys rate stayed at 8.6 per cent. Scott has made job cr eation the central theme of his re-election campaign and chose to point out that 23,000 pr ivate sector jobs were created in August, rather than focusing on the slight uptick in the unemplo yment rate. He called the r epor t great news. As we continue to create an opportunity economy and a business-friendly environment, we are seeing mor e jobs being cr eated throughout Flor ida communities, Scott said in the pr ess release. We will continue to work so that ev er y Floridian who wants a job can get one. Scott campaigned in 2010 with the slogan Lets get to work and the promise of creating 700,000 jobs over sev en y ears. When it was pointed out to him that his promise was 300,000 fewer jobs than the 1 million state economists projected Florida would gain as it emerged from the re cession no matter who was go v ernor, Scott said his promise was 700,000 jobs above the projection. The governors of ce said 643,100 private sector jobs have been cr eated since D ecember 2010, meaning Scott is a long way away fr om meeting his promise of 1.7 million jobs in seven years. Scotts slogan for the re-election campaign is Lets keep working. In August, 602,000 Floridians were unem ployed. Monroe County had the lowest unemployment rate at 3.9 percent, follo wed by Walton County at 4.0 percent and Okaloosa County at 4.9 percent. Hendry County had the highest unem ployment rate at 13.1 per cent follo wed by Flagler county at 9.5 percent.Unemployment level in county, up in state Shuttersock 400.'IlkASMSIV I OfK 1 Instituteof Dermk kx yI I


www.newssun.comSunday, September 21, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | A7 rfntbbrb AmazingHomes, AordablePrices rf ntbrt fb $ 99,500 $490permonthMortgageRate4.25%30YearLoan PrincipleandInterestOnly 3077504 rf ntbfbf tbrfrfntbttff t ft f 3077500 3 breast cancer, and both his mother and father have had it. My heart goes open for (cancer patients), said Auble, who describes their demeanor after treatments as being completely drained. When he read Miales email, he was struck by her plight, but was especially touched by the fact that she said she sent the email out of desperation. She had good brand loyalty, too, stating, This is my third Toyo ta and I love them. A uble said P arts Manager Mike Meixner had lost his mother to cancer, so the two of them had no problem offering to help Mia le, who said they even offer ed to dr ive to her home off Scenic Highway in Lake Wales to to w the car to S ebring. Instead, she drove it down herself because she wanted to meet and thank them in per son. She also called the N ews-S un to make sure their generosity got in the news. People always com plain. If someone is doing something kind, I want to r ecognize them, Miale said. I didn t think (posting on) Facebook was enough. A uble said the dealer often gets a reputation for being the bad guy and a lot of customers get repairs that they don t appreciate, but its nice to have a customer say something nice. I was planning on taking care of the brakes, Auble said, but when Master Technician Bob Wolf got the car on the lift, they found mor e problems: a worn bearing in a rear wheel and a drive belt that Auble said was ready to come off. All that, plus the ro tors and pads for the br akes added up to $1,015.20 in parts and labor, given free of charge. I didnt expect it to be that much, but if she broke down be tween here and Tampa, Auble said, tapering off. Alan (Jay Wildstein) would do it. He always says, Take care of the customer. Miale said she rst moved to Lake Wales from Ft. Lauderdale in 2005 after the death of her anc and then her father. She put all the furniture, mementos and memories in stor age. I wanted to be out of there, Miale said. She bought a nice two-story 1925 home and worked eight years as a bartender at the Yall Come Back Sa loon on State Road 60 befor e her diagnosis in 2012. Shes driven to Tampa from one to four times per month since then. S hes on disability since the cancer spread to her spine, but still manages to do some gardening at home. She looks forward to her oldest son, 32, get ting married in November and enjoys spending time with her y oungest son, 30. Both are still in Ft. Lauder dale. I n Lake Wales, she enjoys walking the Lake Wales Trailway downtown and occasional visits to Bok T o wer Gardens. She tries to stay in the moment and focus on the things she wants F or now, shes glad to get back on the road, safely. CARE FROM PAGE A A 1 BY BARR YY FOSTER NEWS-S SUn N CORRESPOn N DEn N T SEBRING Building 60 at the Sebring Regional Air port had some very special guests o v er the past month. A 40,000-square-foot hangar there was not full of aircraft, but in stead became an er satz studio for a Spanish TV reality show. The sho w is par t of the popular Spanishlanguage version of Americas The Voice. Called Yo Soy El Ar tista or I Am the Ar tist the NBC/ Universal/Telemundo program is described as a search for the to tal artist. P r evious installments of the 13-week ser ies w ere lmed at Universal Studios in Orlando. The Sebring airport facility served as the nal phase of the program, The Hanger Bootcamp, where contestants were taken to a re mote location for the lming. The pr oducers were looking for a venue that is old and has some character. We have some of our buildings listed on LoopNet. Thats where they saw the pictures of Building 60 and gave us a call, said Sebring Regional Air port Executive Director Mike Willingham. The sur vivors of the rst four r ounds par ticipated in their nal auditions inside the hangar. Although the show will focus on the inter ior sets, producers also plan to do an opening sequence as a scenesetter. They will give the history of the Se bring airport as a W orld War II training facility and show the vintage hangar where the episode takes place. The show will have a history of both the airport and the han gar. It will be quite extensive, Willingham said. The makeo v er of the building was comprehensive, including the placement of a number of large, industrial-strength air conditioning units inside. They actually air conditioned that entire 40,000 square foot hangar Willingham said. Plus, due to the amount of electrical they planned to use, they also set up a Cat erpillar generator that supplied the po w er for all of their production equipment, cameras, lights and every thing. W illingham said he had received a behind-the-scenes tour befor e the contestants were on site, however, after they arrived at the airport the securi ty was tight. Y ou could not get in without credentials or without being invited, he said. This episode will air next month in the U.S. market via Telemundo and Latin America via T elemundo Inter national. E v en before the nal cuts, Willingham said he alr eady had received word that the airport had gotten rave reviews. They said it was absolutely perfect here, he said. Willingham held out hope that the lat est lming could open the doors to mor e such activity at the airport. You know, some of the scenes from the movie The Great Waldo Pepper were shot out here, so you never know, he said.Spanish TV show films episode at Sebring airportFRONT-END DD AMAG eE Phil Attinger/News-SunA grey Chevrolet Camaro with severe front-end damage sits crippled as a result of a wreck Friday morning at U.S. 27 and Hammock Road in Sebring. Sebring police report that at 11:15 / a.m. F riday, a white 2014 Toyota Camry driven by John Frank Tozzi, 80, of Lake Placid made a U-turn from the southbound lanes into the path of northbound black 2012 Camaro, driven by Nicholas Taz Alan Coleman, 19, of Sebring. The Camaro hit the passenger side of the Camry. Police called Tozzi at fault for violating the right-of-way. No one was injured, including Tozzis passenger, Catherine Thompson Tozzi, 81. ASSOc C Ia A TED P PRESS FORT MEYERS Some sher men and divers are encouraging F lor idas Fish and Wildlife Conser vation Commission to allow har vesting of goliath grouper. The F or t Meyers News-Press reports that the states goliath grouper population has rebounded since the shery was closed 25 y ears ago because of o ver shing. The Fish and Wildlife Conservation is set to consider changes to goliath gr ouper r egulations next year. The sh can grow up to eight feet long and weigh up to 800 pounds. Fishermen complain that goliath grouper are stealing sh from hooks and spears Some divers say they enjoy seeing the massive grouper but other div ers say they ar e seeing too many of them and they worry they are depleting other sheries.Some advocate goliath grouper harvest AIR DUTCLEANINGCIs Your Home Making You Sick?Excess Dust? Allergies?Asthma? Breathing Problems?LOWEST PRICE EVER$ 959 ONE WEEKONLYUNLIMITED VENTSJ ti Includes 1 Main &1 Returntit,r .................................. MI oo_ IBD2 CK D M-BDBD3 LIV GAPORCH


A8 | NEWSSS U nN | SS unday, SS eptember 21, 2014 rfrntb rrfrrr b fttrrt fffnfbnt rrrrrrr ntt bff rrrffr rr rrr rrr r fntr fffb bbrrb rbrfn rb rr bb rrfbbb tbt nfrb ftttb fftttbffn ff fb ff 3088336 spun and slid to a stop just 20 feet short of a 20-foot-deep ravine. Afterwards, I realized, this could have been bad, G uerra said. His wife, Dr. Summer Khan, with whom he shares an obstetrics/ gynecology practice, said she heard about it from news reporters in Alabama before her husband even had a chance to call her. Im sure David was surrounded by angels, Khan said. Guerra said he rst noticed problems at 4:30 / p .m. central time Tuesday. The weath er was beautiful with a few clouds belo w him as he cruised at 233 knots at 17,000 feet. His indicators showed a drop in man ifold pressure the pr essur e that keeps the propeller turning so he rechecked the throttle and locked it in place. That boosted power, but within two minutes the manifold pressure had dropped to the same as atmo spheric pressure, so he gur ed he had a leak in a turbocharger. He called air traf c control to say he would need to div er t to another airport, then both the manifold and oil pressure dropped. He declared an emer gency, reduced power to save the engine and set up to glide into a landing. H e was over Chilton County, north of Montgomery, Ala., so he found and circled the local airport. As he got lower, he saw kids playing baseball in a eld and decided he needed to land the plane befor e he circled again. I thought, If I crash on these kids, I wont forgive myself, Guer ra said, and if I circle ar ound again, I might not make the runway. He hit the last part of the runway, rolled off the end and his retractable landing gear collapsed. The plane spun on its belly and slid to a stop just a few yards away from a 20-foot drop, Guerra said. I think the plane is totalled, Guerra said. It was ironic, he said, that he thought that day all his plane need ed was fresh paint. Sear ch and rescue planes immediately picked up his planes automatic emergency beacon while he notied ofcials that he was on the gr ound, was OK and his plane was just off the end of the runway in case other planes might overshoot their land ings. S ince he wasn t injured, he wasnt wor ried yet about calling home y et and told air trafc control to hold on calling his wife. He was still speaking to local deputies and preparing to talk with the the Federal Avia tion Administration in the mor ning when Khan got calls from reporters wanting her reaction. S he still hadn t heard from Guerra yet. She said her whole life ashed before her eyes and she thought, Im too young to be a wid ow and raise (our) kids b y myself. The news reporters were very nice about it and told her the pilot was OK. They reassured me, Khan said. The couple had tak en their children on a ight two w eeks befor e to have lunch at Lakeland Linder Regional Airpor t, and the couple had used the plane to go on mission trips in Haiti, Khan said. It was fortunate that the engine didnt fail with the whole family aboard. She said she and Guerra, as doctors, go through mental check lists in a crisis. Guerra said he w ent thr ough his as a pilot. I felt the peace of God, Guerra said. The Bible says, They who call on The Lord will be saved. Khan said he was saved because he such a good pilot. And the grace of God, Guerra added. Khan said she feels like God has a plan for them, and that they can take commercial ights for mission trips in the future. GUERRA FROM PAGE A A 1 Courtesy photoThe family of Dr. David Guerra and Dr. Summer Khan take a ight in their 1983 Mooney Rocket, which Guerra had to land unexpectedly last week in Chilton County, Alabama, after experiencing engine trouble. The landing folded the landing gear and totaled the plane, Guerra said, but he was glad to be alive. Courtesy photoDr. David Guerra shows his son, David, some of the controls and instruments needed to y the familys 1983 Mooney Rocket. Guerra had to make an emergency landing last week in Alabama after having engine trouble. He only received a small scratch, but the plane, which had engine trouble, slid o the runway and was totaled, Guerra said.Courtesy photoThe 1983 Mooney Rocket owned by Dr. David Guerra of Sebring sits on its belly last Tuesday just o the end of the runway at Chilton County Airport in Alabama. Guerra had to make an emergency landing after losing manifold pressure and oil pressure in his engine. He landed near the end of the runway and slid in to the grass, which folded the landing gear. The plane spun and slid to a stop just 20 feet short of a 20-foot-deep ravine, he said. TAMARA LUSH ASSOCIa A TED PRESS ST. PETERSBURG A group of University of Flor ida researchers are using steam in an attempt to kill a deadly citr us disease thats ravaging the states groves. Researchers at the Institute of Food and Agricultur al Sciences said Thursday they v e tented and then enveloped trees in 136-degree steam for about 30 seconds in an attempt to kill citr us greening bacteria. Citrus greening is a bacteria spread by the Asian Citrus Psyllid. The disease begins in the root and starves the tr ee of nutr ients, eventually killing the tree. F lor idas citrus growers have been the hardest-hit in the U.S. and researchers are working furiously to come up with a vaccine or cure. Researcher Reza Ehsani said the steam treatment is not a cure for greening be cause it cannot reach the tr ees root system. The steam heat kills the bacteria, and while it doesnt cure the tree entirely from the disease, it does extend the tr ee s lifespan, allowing a grower to harvest mor e fr uit. The treatment also might ultimately attract more bacteria-carrying psyl lids. Ehsani said trees treated with steam usually drop their old leav es and a signicant number of new shoots dev elop on the tr ee. Those new shoots then attract the psyllid, the bug that carries the bacteria and then the chances of re infection are high. Ehsani will present his ndings Friday at the International Citrus Beverage C onfer ence in Clearwater. On Wednesday, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said that a federal Tree Assistance P r ogram is now being extended to Florida growers affected by citrus greening. The citrus industry contributes $9 billion per year to the state s economy and supports about 76,000 jobs. Most of Floridas oranges are used for juice, unlike C alifor nia oranges which are destined for the fresh fruit market. According to the USDA, the U.S. citrus crop was worth $3.15 billion in the 2012-2013 growing sea son, down 15 percent from the pr evious season. 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www.newssun.comSunday, September 21, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | A9 An interview was scheduled. Scott hur ried to Springdale and explained his pr oposal. Zachary told the tour nament director the Chamber of C ommer ce would vote on whether it wanted to help sponsor the event, and Scott r etur ned to Montgomery. I n a couple of w eeks, Scott was back in Springdale to talk with members of the Chamber of Commerce, who had arr anged for an investigation of Scott and found two things: (1) That he was a pret ty fair country insur ance salesman, and (2) that, ther e was no pr evious record of such an or ganization as the AllAmer ican Bass Tournaments. The Springdale Chamber decided that a r eal estate developer named Joe Robinson should confr ont Scott. They met in Scotts room at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. Now, tell me, Mr. Scott, Robinson said, how much experience do you have in putting on bass tournaments? Not a dang bit, Scott told him bluntly. The truth did not bother Robinson My son and I were involved in developing land out at Beaver. We were looking for some body to stir up something, so we decided to go along, R obinson recalls. The Chamber of Commerce had v oted not to suppor t the project. Lee Zachary was half scared, too because he d never even heard of a bass tour nament. Some were concerned that this outsider would y the coop with the entry fee money or get in a nancial mess and cause some bad publicity . R obinson nev er believed that, and neither did a local physician named Dr. Stanley A pplegate Applegate owned a large share of the Hickory Creek Boat Dock and also was looking for someone to help promote inter est in Beaver Lake. He loaned R ay Scott and the All-American Bass Tournaments $2,500.00 for expenses with only one admonition! If this tournament goes, I want my mon ey back, Dr. Applegate told Scott. If it doesnt, just dont ever tell my wife I gave it to you. Scott spent $1,330 of the loan on a WATS line, had some digni ed stationary printed at the local newspaper and hir ed a secretary. I cant pay you now, but Ill see that you get your money, he prom ised. Scott no w had funds to operate, but was still desperate for money to SPORTsS Don NortonStory all fisherman should read part twoSEE BASS | A11 BY DAN HOEHNE NEWS-S SUn N S SPORTS E EDITOR LAKE PLACID By the time the opening kick took place Friday night, the gridiron at R oger Scarbor ough M emorial Stadium was getting soggy fr om the thr ee hours of steady and heavy rains which suited Lake Placid head coach Jason Robinson just ne. I hope it r ains all night, he said before hand, with the thinking that a soggy eld could make for a mor e even playing eld against the much bigger Golden Gate Titans. The r ain did continue thr oughout, but ther e w ere no advan tages to the conditions as G olden G ate wasnt to be stopped in a 62-7 win. With the slippery footing, the advantage went to the bruising running attack of the T itans behind the Dhaiti brothers, Caleb and Isaiah, and Car los Garcia, all in the 5-foot-9, 200-pound r ange.Dragons swamped by rain, Titans Dan Hoehne/News-SunThe Golden Gate Titans go for a score late in the rst half during Fridays win at a rainy Scarborough Stadium in Lake Placid.SEE LP | A12 BY DAVID DEGENARO NEWS-S SUn N CORRESPOn N DEn N T SEBRING Those words have never been more applicable then to the Blue S tr eaks game on Friday night. The highly anticipated matchup between Labelle and S ebr ing was rained out long before the scheduled 7:30 / p .m. start time. Usually in these cases the officials will hold off until 9:30 / p .m. to make a decision as to wheth er or not the game will be play ed. B ut with nearly half the field under water from Fridays hourslong deluge, the decision was made easy That situation had already arisen a few weeks ago against Jupiter Christian in the S tr eaks season opener. I t seems to be the recurring theme for Sebring with their games this year, rain ing at four of the five games scheduled and getting r ained out in two of them. With this washout the Streaks will have more time to prepare for the meeting with the Cowboys. It has been unde cided whether or not the game will be made up however, and it being a non-distr ict game the coaching staffs for both teams will have to mull over the importance of the game itself for when it comes down to the wire in actual district games. This gives Sebring an extra week of rest and recuperation as it heads into its bye week. The next scheduled game for the Blue Streaks is a district game against Lake Region on the road at 7 / p .m. on Friday, Oct. 3.When it rains, it pours BY JAMES TA YY L OR NEWS-S SUn N CORRESPOn N DEn N T AVON PARK Tor rents of rain befell Joe F r anza Stadium in Avon Park as the Red Devils faced the Cardinal Mooney Cougars, r esulting in a ood of turnovers. There were six in all for Avon Park and they had a punt blocked as well, as they fell to Car dinal Mooney in the soggy conditions 14-0. You live for nights like this, said Avon Park head coach Wade Jackson. This is what it is all about. You get out there and get in the trenches and its war, we have to start getting that way. We had some kids do that tonight. The defense again played well for the Red Devils, they were just unable to overcome the number of turn overs. O nce again we keep shooting ourselves in the foot, Jackson said. The effort is there from a lot of kids and we are rebuilding, I hate to keep saying this week in and week out, but we are. We just have to keep believing in our selves and get over that hump he added. Like I told the kids, they pr actice har d, they work hard, and we have to nd a way to turn the switch on when we get on the eld from the practice eld. An early turnover by Avon Park gave Cardi nal Mooney excellent eld position. I nside the D evils red zone, the defense held rm and forced a turnover on downs at the 19. N either team got their offense on track in the rst quarter in the sloppy weather conditions. The Red Devils put together the rst solid offensive drive of the night to start the sec ond quarter. S tar ting from their 19, they put together a 10-play drive to the Cougars 30 before the drive stalled and they turned the ball over on downs. With less than ve minutes in the half, the Cougars intercept ed their second pass of the night on the R ed Devil 45. A 20-yard pass and a face mask penalty on Avon Park quickly put the ball on the 14. Cougar running back Jaz Mungeon ran the ball twice, the second time for four yards, to reach the end zone to give Cardinal Mooney a 6-0 lead. The Cougars got the Devils cant quite cage Cougars James Taylor/News-SunAvon Parks Warren Buckner (3) and Claudy Antoine (31) hold Cardinal Mooneys Bryce Williams (21) to no gain.SEE AP | A12 FISHIN AROUND I*_ ,; ,rte-. :.J ``III.400................................


A10 | NEWSSS U nN | SS unday, SS eptember 21, 2014 Get your Panther RibsAVON PARK Panther Athletics is now taking pr e-or ders for their annual Pork Rib BBQ to be held in conjunction with the Lady P anther V olleyball Tournament on Friday, Sept. 26. Serving time will be from 11 / a.m. to 4 / p .m. To order, email or call Heather Schubert or Coach Hitt, place your order, and stop by and pick it up to take home with you on that Friday, or take your ribs in the gym and enjoy some collegiate volleyball action. Pre-order deadline is Friday, Sept. 19. If you miss the preorder deadline, we will have ribs on site but get there early as we tend to sell out. Rib order prices are as follows, all checks can be made payable to SFSC Athletics. Rib Basket is $7 and includes ribs, chips choice of drink and cookie. A Slab Rib is $11 and Full Slab of Ribs is $20. BBQ sauce will be provided on site. All pre-orders will be wrapped to go for your convenience.Sebring Chamber 5KSEBRING The Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce will hold its 3r d Annual Major Thomas B. McGuire Jr. 5K and 1 Mile V eter an Honor Walk on Saturday, Oct. 4, at 8 / a.m. at H ighlands Hammock State Park. The event will have two portions: a tradi tional 5K race, followed b y a 1-mile v eteran honor walk to show support for all veterans who have served, past and present. All veterans register ing for the event will r eceiv e a special race shirt recognizing them for their service to our country. In addition to the 1-mile honor walk, the Sebring Chamber will also donate 10-percent of the race proceeds to the Honor Flight Net work, an organization that transpor ts veter ans to Washington D.C. to celebr ate their stor ies as a veteran to be honor ed. The early entr y fee is $20, which includes a commemorative tshirt if registered by Sept. 26. Entries from Sept. 27 through race day are $25, but a shirt is not guaranteed. Veterans and chil dren 12 and under qualify for a r educed fee of $10 if registered by Sept. 26, or $15 if registered from Sept. 27 through race day. Registration will take place from 7:007:45 / a.m. on the day of the race. For more race infor mation, to register, or to sponsor the event, please contact the Sebring Chamber at (863) 385-8448, contact information@sebring. or g, or visit the S ebring Chamber ofce at 227 US 27 North, Sebring.Sebring Elks Golf Tourney SEBRING Elks Lodge No. 1529 will have its monthly golf outing, open to the public, on Monday, Oct. 6, 8 / a.m., at the Harder Hall Golf Club. Cost is $31, which in cludes golf, cart, lunch and pr iz e fund. Call Harder Hall directly to sign up, 863382-0500. Check in no later than 7:40 / a.m. at the Pro Shop.NU-HOPE Fun ShootLITHIA Attention all shooters, the NUHOPE Fun Shoot, presented by Mosaic, will be held on S atur day, Oct. 11, at FishHawk Sporting Clays in Lithia. R egistr ation opens at 8:30 / a.m., with the competition beginning at 9 / a.m. E ntry fee is $75 per shooter and includes a great steak and shrimp lunch, sponsored by Lykes Bros. Awards will be giv en to the top male, female, youth and team scor e Each team may have up to 4 shooters. Sponsorship oppor tunities are also available. This y ear the event also includes a 2-Gun rafe sponsored by Boom Booms Guns and Ammo. Guns to be rafed in clude a Kel-Tec PMR30 and a M ossber g Silver Reserve 12 Gauge Ov er/U nder Shotgun. Tickets for the gun rafe are $5 each or 5 for $20. Proceeds from this event will benet NUHOPE Elder Care Ser vices and be used to enhance ser vices for seniors. For more information, please contact Laur ie M urphy at (863) 382-2134 or via email at MurphyL@nuhope. org You may also visit our website at www. nuhopeelder car for additional information and a copy of the r egistr ation form. So come on out, have fun and help seniors to maintain their health and independence and to remain vital members of our community .Sunrise Rotary 5K SEBRING The Sebring Sunrise Rotary will be having their 2nd annual R ed, White and Blue 5K Run, Walk or Stride event on Saturday, Oct. 11, at Highlands Hammock State P ar k. Check-in begins at 6:30 / a.m., with the r ace starting at 8 / a.m. All pr oceeds will benet the Honor Fights Network for lo cal veterans. H onor F lights is a program which ies veterans to Washing ton D. C. to visit the war memor ials and honor their service. Early entry fee is $20, which includes a tshirt in sizes small to 2X. Entry fee paid on the day of the race is $25. There are two special packages: the Fami ly Four Pack, which is $80, and the T eam fee for the Combined Time Competition which is $100. Entry forms will be available on the Se bring Sunrise Rotary w ebsite (sebr under the ev ents tab and can also be picked up at Ear-Tronics at 230 Sebring Square (Sebring S quar e Plaza between Shooters and Advance America). For more information, please call Ramon at (863)381-6875.Green Dragon 5KLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid High School Green Dragons Cross Country team is having their 4th Annual Green Dragon 5K R un/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.Haunted Halloween 5K/10K AVON PARK Ridge Area Arcs Sixth Annual Halloween 5K/10K R ace will hav e a haunted twist this year on S atur day, Oct. 25, at 8:30 / a.m. in H ighlands Hammock State Park. The race, coordinated by Chet Brojek, will benet Ridge Ar ea Arc, providing oppor tunities for individuals with intellectual and dev elopmental disabilities. Ther e will also be a One Mile Fun Run for kids under 10. Awards will be given to the 5K and 10K over all male and female winners; rst, second and thir d place nishers in each age category; participant with the most money r aised for the Arc; and the best Halloween Costume. Early entry fee is $20, which includes a DriFit shirt. Starting Tuesday, Oct. 21 through race day, the fee is $25. Shirts are guaranteed for early registrations only. Children 10 and un der may participate for $10, but a shir t is not included at this rate. The registration fee also includes admission to the park. Checks should be made payable and mailed to Ridge Area Arc, 120 W. College Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825. Donations raised may be turned in the day of the race. Entry forms and pledge sheets are avail able at the Arc, on F acebook at Ridge Area Arc, at www., or by e-mail at rbeckman@ For questions, call Rhonda Beckman at 452-1295, ext. 112.Meals On Wheels GolfSEBRING The 15th Annual Sebring Meals On Wheels Golf Tour nament will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the G olf H ammock Country Club. A continental breakfast starts the morning activities with a shotgun star t at 8 / a.m. F ollowing the tour nament, the golfers will be feted to a luncheon. E ntr y fee is $65 per player, or $260 a team in the charity tourna ment. Each play er r eceives 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lunch, and is eligible to par ticipate in the holein-one challenges, putting contest, door prizes, 50/50 drawing, and silent auction. M ulligan tickets will also be available. Corporate Sponsors, hole sponsors, door prizes and silent auc tion items are needed for the tournament the lar gest fundr aiser of the year for the 501-c3-N ot-F or-Prot organization. Two corporate sponsorship packages are av ailable: G old sponsors are $500, and receive a sign with the sponsor s name or company logo, complimentary foursome and two car ts for the tournament; and Platinum sponsors, $1,000, r eceiv e signage, two complimentary four somes, and four carts for the ev ent. H ole sponsors are $100 per hole. All proceeds benet the Sebring Meals O n Wheels program, providing hot noontime meals to elderly, homebound and shutin clients located in the S ebring area. For more information about supporting or par ticipating in this event, contact the Director of Operations, M ar y Margaret Staik, at (863) 402-1818. Volunteers are needed, not just for the golf tour nament, but all year to deliver meals. Please consider volunteering if you have r eliable tr ansportation and a good driving record. T o become a v olunteer or to sign up as a client for the meal delivery, call the ofce at (863) 402-1818. SNAPs S HOTs S SPORTS C omOM I ngNG UPHigh School Volleyball Monday Sebring at Avon Park, 6/7:30 p.m. Tuesday Sebring at DeSoto, 6/7:30 p.m.; Lake Placid at Frostproof, 6/7:30 p.m. College Volleyball Tuesday SFSC vs. State College of Florida, 7 p.m. High School Boys Golf Tuesday Avon Park at Winter Haven, 3:30 p.m.; Lake Placid vs. Hardee, 4 p.m. High School Girls Golf Tuesday Sebring vs. Avon Park, Ridge, George Jenkins, 4 p.m.; Lake Placid at LaBelle, 4 p.m. todayTODAY A utoUTO rR A cC I ngNG cfCF L goGO L fF M LL B NF LL M ondayONDAYmM L bB NF LL T uesdayUESDAYmM L bB S portsPORTS O nN tT V S coreCOREbo BO A rdRD MLBAmerican LeagueEast W L Pct GB x-Baltimore 92 61 .601 New Y ork 79 74 .516 13 Toronto 77 76 .503 15 Tampa Bay 74 80 .481 18 Boston 67 87 .435 25 Central W L Pct GB Detroit 85 68 .556 Kansas City 83 69 .546 1 Cleveland 79 74 .516 6 Chicago 70 83 .458 15 Minnesota 66 87 .431 19 West W L Pct GB x-Los Angeles 95 59 .617 Oakland 84 69 .549 10 Seattle 83 70 .542 11 Houston 67 87 .435 28 Texas 61 92 .399 33 x-clinched division F ridays Games Boston 5, Baltimore 3, 10 innings N.Y. Yankees 5, Toronto 3 Chicago White Sox 4, Tampa Bay 3 Minnesota 5, Cleveland 4, 10 innings Detroit 10, Kansas City 1 Seattle 10, Houston 5 Oakland 3, Philadelphia 1 Texas 12, L.A. Angels 3 Saturdays Games Detroit at Kansas City, late Philadelphia at Oakland, late Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, late Boston at Baltimore, late Chicago White Sox at Tampa Bay, late Cleveland at Minnesota, late Seattle at Houston, late Texas at L.A. Angels, late Sundays Games Toronto (Hutchison 10-12) at N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 12-4), 1:05 / p.m. Boston (J.K elly 2-2) at Baltimore (M.Gonzalez 9-8), 1:35 / p.m. Chicago White Sox (Joh.Danks 9-11) at T ampa Bay (Karns 1-0), 1:40 / p.m. Cle veland (Kluber 16-9) at Minnesota (Swarzak 3-1), 2:10 / p.m. Detroit (Porcello 15-11) at Kansas City (Guthrie 11-11), 2:10 / p.m. Seattle (Iwakuma 14-8) at Houston (McHugh 10-9), 2:10 / p.m. T exas (Tepesch 5-10) at L.A. Angels (Cor.Rasmus 3-1), 3:35 / p.m. Philadelphia (A.Burnett 8-17) at Oakland (Kazmir 14-9), 4:05 / p.m.National LeagueEast W L Pct GB x-Washington 89 64 .582 Atlanta 76 77 .497 13 Miami 74 79 .484 15 New York 74 80 .481 15 Philadelphia 70 84 .455 19 Central W L Pct GB St. Louis 86 68 .558 Pittsburgh 83 70 .542 2 Milwauk ee 79 75 .513 7 Cincinnati 71 83 .461 15 Chicago 68 86 .442 18 West W L Pct GB z-Los Angeles 88 66 .571 San Francisco 84 69 .549 3 San Diego 72 81 .471 15 Colorado 63 91 .409 25 Arizona 62 92 .403 26 z-clinched playoff ber th x-clinched division Fridays Games L.A. Dodgers 14, Chicago Cubs 5 Pittsburgh 4, Milwaukee 2 Washington 3, Miami 2 N.Y. Mets 5, Atlanta 0 Colorado 15, Arizona 3 St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 1 Oakland 3, Philadelphia 1 San Diego 5, San Francisco 0 Saturdays Games L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs, late Philadelphia at Oakland, late Arizona at Colorado, late Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, late N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, late Washington at Miami, late Cincinnati at St. Louis, late San Francisco at San Diego, late Sundays Games Washington (Strasburg 12-11) at Miami (Eovaldi 6-12), 1:10 / p.m. Milwauk ee (W.Peralta 16-10) at Pittsburgh (Worley 7-4), 1:35 / p.m. N.Y Mets (deGrom 8-6) at Atlanta (E.Santana 14-9), 1:35 / p.m. L.A. Dodger s (Haren 13-11) at Chicago Cubs (Ja.Turner 5-10), 2:20 / p.m. Philadelphia (A.Bur nett 8-17) at Oakland (Kazmir 14-9), 4:05 / p.m. Arizona (Miley 8-11) at Colorado (Bergman 2-4), 4:10 / p.m. San F rancisco (Vogelsong 8-11) at San Diego (Kennedy 11-13), 4:10 / p.m. Cincinnati (Simon 14-10) at St. Louis (L ynn 15-9), 8:05 / p.m.NFLAMERICAN CONFERENCEEast W L T Pct PF P A Buffalo 2 0 0 1.000 52 30 Miami 1 1 0 .500 43 49 N.Y. Jets 1 1 0 .500 43 45 New England 1 1 0 .500 50 40 South W L T Pct PF P A Houston 2 0 0 1.000 47 20 Tennessee 1 1 0 .500 36 36 Jacksonville 0 2 0 .000 27 75 Indianapolis 0 2 0 .000 51 61 North W L T Pct PF P A Cincinnati 2 0 0 1.000 47 26 Baltimore 1 1 0 .500 42 29 Pittsburgh 1 1 0 .500 36 53 Cleveland 1 1 0 .500 53 54 West W L T Pct PF P A Denver 2 0 0 1.000 55 41 San Diego 1 1 0 .500 47 39 Oakland 0 2 0 .000 28 49 Kansas City 0 2 0 .000 27 50NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast W L T Pct PF P A Philadelphia 2 0 0 1.000 64 44 Washington 1 1 0 .500 47 27 Dallas 1 1 0 .500 43 38 N.Y. Giants 0 2 0 .000 28 60 South W L T Pct PF P A Carolina 2 0 0 1.000 44 21 Atlanta 2 1 0 .667 103 72 New Orleans 0 2 0 .000 58 63 Tampa Bay 0 3 0 .000 45 95 North W L T Pct PF P A Chicago 1 1 0 .500 48 43 Minnesota 1 1 0 .500 41 36 Detroit 1 1 0 .500 42 38 Green Ba y 1 1 0 .500 47 60 West W L T Pct PF P A Arizona 2 0 0 1.000 43 31 Seattle 1 1 0 .500 57 46 San F rancisco 1 1 0 .500 48 45 St. Louis 1 1 0 .500 25 51 Thursda ys Game Atlanta 56, Tampa Bay 14 Sundays Games Dallas at St. Louis, 1 / p.m. Minnesota at Ne w Orleans, 1 / p.m. San Diego at Buffalo, 1 / p.m. W ashington at Philadelphia, 1 / p.m. Houston at N.Y Giants, 1 / p.m. T ennessee at Cincinnati, 1 / p.m. Baltimore at Cle veland, 1 / p.m. Green Ba y at Detroit, 1 / p.m. Indianapolis at Jackson ville, 1 / p.m. Oakland at Ne w England, 1 / p.m. San F rancisco at Arizona, 4:05 / p.m. Den ver at Seattle, 4:25 / p.m. Kansas City at Miami, 4:25 / p.m. Pittsburgh at Carolina, 8:30 / p.m.Mondays Game Chicago at N.Y. Jets, 8:30 / p.m.MLSEASTERN W L T Pts GF GA D.C. 14 9 5 47 42 31 Sporting Kansas City 13 10 6 45 43 34 New England 13 12 3 42 41 39 New York 9 8 11 38 44 41 Columbus 9 9 10 37 40 36 Philadelphia 9 9 10 37 45 43 Toronto FC 9 11 7 34 36 43 Houston 9 13 5 32 33 50 Chicago 5 7 15 30 34 40 Montreal 5 17 6 21 32 52 WESTERN W L T Pts GF GA Seattle 17 7 3 54 51 37 Los Angeles 14 5 9 51 57 30 Real Salt Lake 13 6 10 49 49 36 FC Dallas 13 9 6 45 48 37 Vancouver 8 7 13 37 36 36 Por tland 8 8 12 36 49 48 Colorado 8 14 7 31 40 53 San Jose 6 11 10 28 33 39 Chivas USA 6 16 6 24 23 51 NOTE: Three points for victory one point for tie. Fridays Game Real Salt Lake 5, Colorado 1 Saturdays Games Vancouver at Portland, late Houston at Philadelphia, late San Jose at Montreal, late Seattle FC at New York, late New England at Columbus, late D.C. United at Chicago, late FC Dallas at Los Angeles, late Sundays Game Chivas USA at Toronto FC, 3 / p.m. ............................................................


www.newssun.comSunday, September 21, 2014 | NEW sS -SU nN | A11 BoardCertifiedin InternalMedicine BoardCertifiedin GeriatricMedicine3101MedicalWay,SebringIkeLee,M.D.InternalMedicineAccepting NewPatients402-0909 FormerDirectorofGeriatricsatMt. SinaiHospital GraduateofNorthwesternMedical SchoolofGeriatricFellowship GraduateofUniversityofIllinois MedicalSchoolPROVIDER Medicare BlueCross/ BlueShield UnitedStates VietnamVeteran 3077512 rfrn nr ntbr n br rr fr rf ntbn r nf f t 3073457 pay the $5,000 in prizes. So he and Robinson dr o ve to Rogers to vis it the ofces of DaisyH eddon. Ray talked to the folks in charge of publicity at Heddon, then, and offer ed H eddon the sponsorship of the tournament if they would put up $5,000, Robinson remembers. But they turned him do wn, with the old business deal: Mr. Scott, we have exhausted our advertising budget for this year, and ther e s no way we can help you sir. . Discouraged, Scott returned to the eightfoot square ofce in the back of the Spring dale Chamber of Commerce building, and star ted tr ying to drum up entries for the AllAmerican tournament. I knew from the insurance business that if y ou begged people to come or put up handbills on telephone poles no one would respond, Scott says, We had to make it seem like a big deal, so w e sent out invitations to make people think that being invited was an honor. As he had in his insurance business, Ray Scott began a prospect le. In one box, he had 3 x 5 note cards with the name of a sher man on each card. In another bo x, he had 5 x 7 cards with the names of nominators. Everybody could be a nominator, Scott now explains. The cards would the name of the nominator at the top, plus the names of good shermen hed suggested. Wed write letters of invitation to the shermen whose names had been sug gested. When I rst star ted, I had four names in the box. I still use that system, but now the box has 270,000 names in it, declares Scott. One of the rst names Scott had was Tom Mann, a fellow Alabamian and a shing tackle manufactur er whom Scott had met in 1964, when Mann was a state game ranger. Scott talked to Mann on the WATS line and invited him to attend the All-American tour nament. He also got the names of sev er al other shermen from Tom Mann. Each was sent a letter: Dear Sir: On June 6, 7 and 8, 1967, the most important event in sport shing will take place at Beaver Lake in north-west Arkan sas. It is the happening called the All-Amer ican I nvitational Bass T our nament in which Americas greatest anglers will come forth in a r od-to-r od combat of shing skills. The awards are out lined on the enclosed br ochur e, as are the rules that will govern this event and insure a fair competition. Y ou hav e been recommended by your good fr iend T om Mann. Tom says that you are an honorable, decent gentleman who is also an ex cellent bass sher man and dev oted to the spor t. F or this reason, we extend our war mest invitation to you to participate. Please read over the enclosed awards schedule and rules that will govern the tour nament. After making y our decision, please let me know within three or four days by calling collect and in dicating your intention to par ticipate Sincerely yours, Ray Scott Not all the sher men we invited called back, but a lot did, Scott recalls. When they did, the secretary would tell em I was in conference. Id call back on the WATS line, get their reply to the letter and ask em for more names. For most of the fol lowing two weeks, Ray Scott spent hours in the cr amped Springdale ofce. Some nights he slept ther e But with less than a month before the tournament, ther e w ere only 35 entrants! Scott and his backers had decided it would take 65 shermen at $100 each to pay expenses Scott went to Robinsons of ce J oe, were stalled out at 35, he said. If you say the word, Ill go home, and well forget the whole thing. What do you mean go home? Joe Rob inson sputtered. My business isn t very large, but Ive got enough funds to make the difference if we come up short. Were going to show regard less! Scott took hear t. Almost immediately things began to fall in place A shing club from Memphis decided it was going en masse to sh the tournament. Scott also knew there were a number of eager bass shermen in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, area, but none respond ed. Scott prevailed on a Tulsa T ribune outdoor editor named Bob C obb (no w the editor of BASSMASTER) to issue a challenge to the S ooner shermen to meet Memphis anglers face-to-face. All Ive heard around Beaver Lake is how that Tulsa crowd keeps the road hot coming backand-forth, Cobb was told by Clyde Harbin, president of the Mem phis Bassmen. And, we keep hear ing about all the bass you Tulsa boys are catchin. Well, we think Memphis has some pretty good bass shermen, and we dont think another group can outsh us ev en on their home waters. The Tulsans took the challenge hook, line and sinker. They agreed the total score of the top 10 Tulsa bass shermen would be compared against the total catch of the top 10 from Memphis. Each member of the win ning team would then get to take his spoils one lur e from the tacklebox of his counterpart on the losing team. The members of the Memphis team decided to go even fur ther: If they lost, they would giv e each angler fr om Tulsa a badge which r ead I Beat A Memphis Bassman. See Wednesdays News-Sun for Part Three of the story. BASS FROM PAGE A A 9 win, and the Panthers stayed close in the next to, coming up just short in 25-22 and 2521 losses. Elle Barnett lead the Panthers with 11 kills and Madison Bitton added 10, while Dar by Jones had 30 digs in the match. P alm B each was up next and came in with a 12-6 record, but dropped to 12-8 after Pasco and SFSC topped their namesake Panthers in four sets each. S outh F lorida got a 25-19 opening-set win and took the second 25-22. The visiting Pan thers were able to extend the match with a 25-20 win but the host Lady P anthers nished it off with a 2522 win. The tough competition comes at a good time as S outh F lorida gets into its Suncoast Conference schedule Tuesday when it hosts the State College of Florida Manatees. SFSC FROM PAGE A A 12 BY LINETTE WELLS NEWS-S SUn N CORRESPOn N DEn N T LAKE PLACID The Lady Dragons were back in action Thursday night as they hosted county and district r iv als Avon Park. This long-standing rivalry perennially brings out the best in both teams and this night didn t disappoint. I t was perhaps, the battle of the season for both squads as Lake Placid came back from an early decit to win in ve sets. This is the second meeting of the year, with Lake Placid cruis ing to a win in the Sebring Preseason tour nament, which gave the Lady D evils all the incentive they needed. The rst set started out nip-and-tuck as things r emained tied up until 9-9. Thats when Kailin Brown got hot from the service stripe and served up ve aces in a six-point run to blow it open and put the Dragons up 15-9. From their, Lake Placid kept up the pace and took a 25-16 win. But that only fueled the Lady Devils, who would turn up the heat by winning the next two sets. Both were the typical back and forths ear ly on, with Avon Park pulling away at the end. I mani Tate and Keunna Robinson would tally four kills each in the two games, Otisha Smith added three more to go along with two blocks to push the Devils to 2519 and 25-22 wins. Facing their rst dis trict loss of the year, ho w ever, and the Dragons had to come up with something to not let this one get away After the third game they realized that they needed to come back together and play like a team, head coach Charlotte Bauder said. The momentum would soon change in game four when Lake Placid seemed to wake up and tie the series at two games apiece with great plays from Dani Daigle, who served up a four-point run with an ace. Rachel Alejandro had three kills, Tamija Douglas added two and one each fr om Maddie Wilson and Sarah Morris. Raveen Gobourne would later get the winning point on a big block to even the match back up with the 25-19 score. And so it was onto the 15-point tie break er to settle this one. B ut it was all Lake Placid as they rode the momentum of their previous win and rode a ve-point run, with Wilson serving up three aces for a 5-0 lead. A later run would be highlighted by two Morris kills and one each from Douglas and Jacalyn Baldwin as the Dragons closed it out with a 15-3 win. I told them that Avon Park wants us bad and that very well could be a preview of the district champi onship game, Bauder said. We cannot let teams as good and as scr appy as them go on scoring runs and not play hard and still expect to win.News-Sun Sports Edi tor Dan Hoehne con tributed to this story.Dragons claw past Lady Devils Linette Wells/News-SunSarah Morris goes up for a block attempt of this Keunna Robinson shot Thursday. TOM WITHERS ASSOCIa A TED P PRESS CLEVELAND A larger-than-life LeBron James will again to w er over downtown. The citys planning commission approved artwork on Friday for a new 10-story-high banner of the NBA su perstar, his arms outstretched and Cleveland across the back of his jersey I t will hang across the street from Quicken Loans Arena, home of the C av aliers. The N ike-sponsor ed banner is similar to the black-andwhite W itness that adorned an outside wall of Sherwin-Williams Co.s headquar ters for years. I t was r emoved after James left for the Miami Heat in 2010. The new banner is expected to be installed befor e the C avs home opener on Oct. 30 against N ew Y ork.LeBron banner approved to hang in Cleveland Jwwinder Kham M zi4iP-VIjndit!in eCLASS S!tl1I'I


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The Dragons gave the ball right back on an interception, but took it right back when Marquez Pride leapt in front of a Condomina pass near mideld. Lake Placid QB Foster Walker soon hooked up with Pride on a long pass down the sideline before Ja marques Coleman took it ar ound the r ight side to even things up at 7-7 at the 6:08 mark. But Caleb Dhaiti returned the ensuing kick into D r agon territory and it wasnt long befor e G arcia bulled his way into the end zone for a 14-7 lead. Garcia would take it in again less than four minutes later and Dhaiti would take one in from 12 yards out early in the second quarter for a 28-7 lead. Lake Placids offense would see some pos itive gains, but their speed and quickness w ere often nullied by the ever-slickening conditions. Late in the rst half, Isaiah Dhaiti ran in an eight-yard score with 1:11 left, and the Titans went for the kill with an onside kick which they recovered. A quick drive was capped off when Dhaiti scored his sec ond in a row with two seconds left befor e halftime to make it 427. The 35-point advan tage caused the second half to be play ed with a running clock throughout, but the Titans managed to add thr ee more touchdowns to provide for the nal margin. Its tough facing these larger schools, Robinson had said. But we just want to try and hang with them, not get anyone hurt, and be better pre pared for when we face schools that ar e mor e on our level. The games weve got coming up, Poin ciana and LaBelle, are teams w e can be mor e competitive with, he continued. And with how things are looking, its going to be a dog ght for second place in distr ict to hav e a shot at the playoffs. The Dragons travel to Poinciana Friday, S ept. 26, to face the 0-3 Eagles, who are com ing off their bye week after a close 20-13 loss to Brooksville Central on Sept. 12. LP FROM PAGE A A 9 Dan Hoehne/News-SunPrentiss Lagree nds a little room to run Friday, but the Dragons werent able to sustain much against the Class 5A Golden Gate Titans. ball again on the Red Devil 49 with a 1:46 left in the half. They drove the ball to the Red Devil 13 with less than 30 seconds left before inter mission. O n four th-and-7 at the 10-yard line, the Cougars completed a dump pass over the middle. The Red Devil de fense responded instantly, holding the receiver short of the rst do wn and the goal line as time ran out in the rst half. Cardinal Mooney went into the break leading 6-0. Both offenses strug gled in the third quar ter as they both lost fumbles and neither team managed much movement with the ball. Cardinal Mooney created their break at the end of the third on special teams when they blocked a punt and recovered the ball on Avon Parks 30-yard line. Cougar quarterback Reese Vita capitalized and completed 2-of-3 passes, including a 13yard touchdown pass in the left corner of the end zone to Mitch Arimura. Arimura also caught the two-point conver sion to give the Cougars a 14-0 lead. The R ed D evils re sponded, driving to the C ougar 27-yar d line as Red Devil quarterback Darius Council connected on 3-of-4 passes for 40 yards. The tur no ver bug bit the Red Devils again as Council soon lost control of a snap and the C ougars r ecovered to foil the drive. That was the last threat by either team as Avon Park lost 14-0. Defense only gave up one big play, said Jackson. Other than that we had our backs against the wall most of the game, so Im real proud of the defensive effort. We did not tack le that well in the rst half, but the second half w e came out and took it to them. Jackson also noted that the offensive str uggles w ere on him and that they have to do better next week. 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B2 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, September 21, 2014 DEAR ABBY: I co-own a professional service business with a woman whose appear ance has deteriorated significantly over the last three or four years. Mary was never a fashion plate, but she used to be presentable for business. Four years ago, she put on quite a bit of weight. She refuses to buy new clothes until she loses it, but she makes no real attempt to do so. Mary wears the same three pair of baggy pants to the office day after day. She does have two good outfits she will wear to see clients, but even those are threadbare. I dread the idea of a client dropping in and seeing Mary in her normal state, especially since she takes her shoes off at the office because her feet swell. She has become an embarrassment. How do you think I should handle this? IMAGE IS EVERY THING IN CALIFORNIA DEAR IMAGE IS EVERYTHING: If clients havent dropped in during the last four years, they are not likely to start coming in droves. However, your partner should look her best when she calls on clients, and she should not represent the business looking threadbare. You should handle this by addressing this part of the problem only. Unless you dress for the office looking like a page out of Vogue, let the woman be comfortable. P.S. I take MY shoes off at the office because I see no reason to wear 6-inch stilettos while my feet are under my desk. If someone comes in, I put them back on. Thats what your partner should do if the need arises. DEAR ABBY: I have been estranged from my family for many years. It was a decision I thought long and hard about, and I have no regrets. It was one of the wisest decisions I have ever made, and it helped me to maintain my mental and physical health. I recently had a baby, and my family has been sending me gifts. In the past, I have returned them all, but I feel torn under these circumstances because the gifts are not for me, but for my child. Normally, I would write thank-you cards for such things, but in this case I dont want to mislead anyone or set a precedent that such things are welcome. Please tell me how I should delicately handle this. There is no hope for reconcil iation, and my child will not be having a relationship with any of these people. I dont want to hurt anyone; I just want to be left alone. ETIQUETTECHALLENGED DEAR CHALLENGED: You have already cut your ties with these people. You do not plan to have a relationship with them, nor will your child. You are under no obligation to thank them for unwanted gifts, and your child will not be deprived if you send the gifts back. It appears this is an attempt by them to buy their way back into your life. The gifts should be returned unopened, with no comment. For everything you need to know about wedding planning, order How to Have a Lovely Wedding. 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Sunday, September 21, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B3 FEELING FIT DEAR DR. ROACH: I heard that there is a sudden surge in people coming down with severe meat allergies. Is there any information as to why, after years of eating red meat, you suddenly can become extremely allergic? E.V. ANSWER: Meat allergies are uncommon; however, there has been a recent surge of meat allergies due to tick bites. I have read that over 5,000 cases of meat aller gy have been estimated in the United States, mostly in the Southeast. The allergy is most often caused by a bite of the Lone Star tick, which carries the carbohydrate alpha-gal. If introduced into the bloodstream, it can cause a reaction from eating meat, especially beef, pork and lamb. Interestingly, it is much more likely in people with blood types A and O. It isnt yet clear if the allergy will be temporary or long-lasting, but it can be very severe, and people who develop this allergy should avoid meat and carry an epinephrine device in case of exposure. DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a problem with my throat. I have something on my vocal cord. They have taken biopsies of it and have told me that it is not cancer, but that it could become cancer. I have heard that oral sex could be where I got this problem with my throat. Could you let me know? W.O. ANSWER: The majority of cancer and precancer ous lesions in the mouth, pharynx and larynx, and of the head and neck in general, are squamous cell cancers, and the most common risk factors are smoking and alcohol. However, recently there has been an increase in cancers in people who do not have these traditional risk factors, and there is strong evidence that one particular strain of HPV (HPV-16), the human papilloma virus, causes many of these cancers. The average time from exposure to HPV, which can be through sexual contact, is six years. I would suspect HPV in people with squamous cell cancer of the head and neck but no history of smoking or drinking, especially if there is a history of sexual exposure to HPV. I dont know what you have on your vocal cord. Its possible that you have a hyperplastic or dysplastic lesion on the cord (these are terms that indicate increased and abnormal growth, and are precursors to cancer). If so, your doctors will keep a periodic eye on your cord to look for any change or growth. Although not proven, we believe the HPV vaccine will prevent most of these cancers if the vaccine is given before exposure to the cancer-causing strains of HPV. Once exposed, the vaccine has little or no efcacy.Dr. Roach regrets that he is unable to answer individ ual letters, but will incor porate them in the column whenever possible. Readers may email questions to ToYourGoodHealth@med. or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475. Health newsletters may be ordered from www. mystery behind meat allergiesBY KEITH ROACH, M.D. The Florida Department of Health in Polk County recognizes September as National Childhood Obesity Month and reports more than 23 million children and teenagers 31.8 percent ages 2-19 are obese or overweight in the United States. The State Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong, has identied unhealthy weight as one of the biggest public health threats, said Dr. Ulyee Choe, director of the Florida Department of Health in Polk County. The problem with obesity is that it is linked with chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and strokes. Childhood obesity is a great concern in Polk County and the state of Florida. The most recent data from Florida Charts shows middle and high school weight proles for Polk County youth compared to the state of Florida: Middle and high school students who are overweight 18.8 percent of students in Polk County 15.5 percent of students in Florida Middle and high school students who are obese 14.5 percent of students in Polk County 11.5 percent of students in Florida Although these numbers may be alarming, public health ofcials strive to change unhealthy patterns that lead to obesity and inspire new, healthy lifestyle choices to reduce childhood obesity in the county. One way FDOH-Polk strives for healthier change is by bringing awareness to Fruits and Veggies month in September. Including fruits and vegetables in a diet lowers fat and calorie consumption and helps reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases. Substituting high-fat and sugary snacks with fruits and vegetables is one of the rst steps to making healthier choices. FDOH-Polk is taking action to decrease child obesity by using the Women, Infant and Children program (WIC) resources that encourage eating more fruits and vegetables, along with other healthier lifestyle changes. As a way to promote Floridas Healthiest Weight Initiative, the WIC departments prescription for healthier, active living is the -2-1-0 Initiative. This effort is designed to encourage children and their families to adapt a lifestyle with simple and healthier options by choosing ve fruits and veggies a day, two or fewer hours of screen time a day, one hour or more of active play a day, and no sugary bever ages a day. The WIC department in Polk County began using the -2-1-0 Initiative this July, says Suzanne Wright, WIC interim nutrition director. In these two months, 329 patient goals were set to increase fruits and veggies while decreasing sugary beverages. 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B4 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, September 21, 2014 PASSION FOR PETS We received a phone call this week from a woman wanting to settle a debate with her husband. The husband wanted to offer their Chihuahua Reeses Peanut Butter Cups, to which the wife objected. She called us to conrm that chocolate can be toxic to dogs. This got me to thinking that many people are familiar toxins to cats and dogs, but not necessarily to birds. There are several potential household agents that are toxic to birds. Heavy metal toxicosis from lead or zinc ingestion can lead to detrimental effects on birds. Birds are very inquisitive and like to explore with their mouths. Lead can be ingested from certain paint, toys, drapery weights, plumbing materials, shing sinkers or stained glass. Zinc is commonly found in hardware such as wire, nuts and bolts. It is also found in pennies minted since 1983. Zinc in wire and hardware comes from the process of galvanization, which is used to prevent rusting. Food and water dishes may be made of galvanized metal. Any items which show rusting or aking should be eliminated from a birds environment. Both types of metal toxicity can affect multiple tissues throughout the body and cause a variety of signs. Commonly, weakness, vomiting and neurologic signs may be present. Birds have unique and highly sensitive respiratory systems, composed of both the lungs and a series of air sacs. Noxious fumes can damage the fragile air sacs. Cigarette smoke can cause damage to the air sacs, but in addition the side effects of the nicotine can cause excitation and skin irritation. Teon coated pans should be used with caution around birds. If Teon is overheated, it emits a fume which can be toxic. Care must also be taken with cleaning agents, such as ammonia and bleach, which have strong fumes. While many fruits and vegetables can be good sources of nutrition for birds, avocados are toxic. The toxic agent in avocado is persin. This can be found in all parts of the plant, including the leaves, fruit, bark and seeds. Smaller birds are considered to be more susceptible to toxicity, but all species can be affected. Signs of respiratory distress and even death can occur within 12-48 hours after ingestion.Common toxicities in birds PHOTO PROVIDEDThere are several potential house hold agents that are toxic to birds. Dr. Ashley Lab Pet Vet For many pet lovers, bringing a furry friend along on a shopping trip would be the perfect way to spend a day. While many big-name chain stores do have a ser vice dogs only policy, you may be surprised to know that a number of them will in fact allow you to shop with your Shih-Tzu or browse with your bulldog. Please keep in mind that many of these stores only welcome pets on a limited basis. In some cases, the decision to allow pets is left to individual store managers. This means that while one chain location may welcome your pooch, another may have a no-pets policy. In other cases, a stand-alone chain location may allow pets, while a mall location may have to comply with that malls no-pets policy. Rules and policies change all the time from store to store and from location to location. Its important to contact any store you plan to visit with your pet to ensure that they will in fact allow him in even if you have brought him into that store before. Out of respect to the establishment and its patrons, any time your pet visits a store he should be leashed and under your control at all times. Some stores ask that pets ride in shopping carts and be kept securely and tightly leashed, and some ask that they be contained in a carrier. Make sure you are aware of the stores specic policies before visiting.Department storesSeveral department store chains around the country have been known to welcome pets. Banana Republic is notably dog-friendly, with some locations offering treats to canine visitors. The Gap and Old Navy, which are owned by the same company as Banana Republic, have also been known to allow dogs. Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Avenue, TJ Maxx and Marshalls allow dogs in at least some of their locations, and Nordstrom has welcomed pooches through its doors for over 20 years. Bed Bath and Beyond goes above and beyond at some of its locations by not only allowing pets, but providing specialty dog carts for them to ride in. Pet storesPerhaps not surprisingly, both Petco and PetSmart celebrate their doggie clientele, and leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome throughout each store at every location. Retail therapy for you and RoverBy KIM SALERNOTRIPSWITHPETS.COM PHOTO PROVIDEDNot surprisingly, leashed, well-be haved dogs are welcome at pet store chains like Petco and PetSmart. 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Sunday, September 21, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B5 CROSSWORD SOLUTION PASSION FOR PETS DALLAS Brian Boone is practicing his silly voice. The 39-yearold soldier, who lost his lower left leg while serving in Afghanistan, looks down at Brindle, a 2-year-old Labradorgolden retriever mix and highly trained service dog. Good boy, says Boone. Sarah Koch, Brindles trainer, looks on. I want you to get a little silly with your praise, she says. Boone tries again. Goooooood booooooooy, he coos. Brindle looks up with doe eyes at his new master and looks all too pleased with himself. Brindle and Boone are one of four teams united through a partnership between Canine Companions for Independence and Baylor Scott and White Health in Irving, Texas. They believe its the rst partnership between a service dog organization and a health care system in the U.S., says Corey Hudson, CEO of Canine Companions. It costs $50,000 to train each service dog. Canine Companions, based in Santa Rosa, Calif., typi cally provides the service free of charge. In the new partnership, Baylor Scott and White Health nds patients who could benet from having a service dog, covers the cost of training the dogs and their owners, and supports them once they are home. Theres a need for service dogs among their patients, says Joel Allison, CEO of Baylor Scott and White Health. It ties in to our mission, he says. We think of it as part of our commitment to serve and meet the needs of all the patients that we serve. More than 25,000 Americans use ser vice dogs, according to Assistance Dogs International, a coalition of assistance dog organizations. The animals are trained to help children and adults living with physical and mental disabilities. Some service dogs are able to sense oncoming seizures and protect their owners from falls. Others help the visually impaired. Dogs raised by Canine Companions are trained to pull wheelchairs, pick keys off the oor and tug off clothes. The Baylor-Canine Companions partner ship began this week by training four clients. The group plans to expand to 60 clients next summer when a specially built facility with six rooms and 24 kennels will open in Irving. Boone is thrilled at his prescription for a dog. Lower back pain makes it difcult for him to pick things up, and he hopes Brindle will save him lots of wear and tear on his back. Recently, Boone was one of four Texans being matched with a service dog. He was joined by Stacey Odom, 45, a special education teacher; Melanie Knecht, 24, a music therapy intern; and Mackenzie Dunckelman, 13. They were selected from hundreds of applicants because their physical needs matched the help that Canine Companion service dogs can offer. The Texas location saves Boone and his classmates a trip to Canine Companions Southwest region campus in Oceanside, Calif., for the weeklong training. When they told me that pretty much everything was here right now that just was even more amazing, Boone says. He says he heard about Canine Companions through a friend at the Center for the Intrepid at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, a program for soldiers who have suffered burns or amputations. That friend has the same injury as me, he says. Hes a below-theknee amputee, and I saw how well-behaved and helpful his dog was. Boone was an explosives ordnance disposal ofcer when he was injured in 2011. Its like the Army bomb squad, he says. We took care of improvised explosive devices. It was an IED that severed his left leg and damaged nerves in both of his shoulders. Boone was unable to use his right arm for a year. Months of rehabilitation and physical ther apy helped him regain some strength, but he hopes that working with Brindle will make him even stronger. One recent morning, in a long classroom at Baylor Health Center at Irving-Coppell, Brindle is joined by four other Labrador-golden re triever mixes. (The fth dog serves as a backup in case one of the other dogs doesnt pass muster.) All sit silently in their kennels at the edge of the room looking out at Boone and his three classmates. A bark would mean instant failure. Only 40 percent of the dogs raised by Canine Companions graduate from the nine-month training program. The dogs that make it to Texas are the cream of the crop. Not everyone in the classroom needs a ser vice dog for themselves. Stacey Odom, a special education teacher from Bullard, hopes a service dog will facilitate her work with autistic children. Odom is the rst to volunteer for the drills that Koch asks the class to practice. The service dogs are taught at least 40 commands and the new students must learn the proper sequence of words to help the dogs respond. Illia. Down. Dont! Down. Good girl! says Odom to Illia, a shiny black dog. I just want to cuddle her, says Odom. She ghts the urge and instead asks Illia to obey a second command. Illia obeys and eagerly plants herself on the schoolteachers foot. Odom and Boone have waited more than seven months for this opportunity. Theyre the lucky ones. Canine Companions receives more than 100 applications a month, says Simi Balter, program manager at the organizations Southwest regional ofce. We get to witness small miracles, says Balter. She recalls a child with learning difculties who, having never spoken before, uttered his rst word to a service dog. Then there was the stroke victim who moved a previously paralyzed arm to stroke a service dog. Boone isnt asking for a miracle. But he says its not just physical tasks that Brindle will help him with its the mental task of healing. Dogs are very soothing, he says. Especially these calm dogs. Just being around them brings your spirit up. Thats hard to beat.Good boy!: Program pairs service dogs with health care systemBy SEEMA YASMINTHE DALLAS MORNING NEWS MCT PHOTOBrian Boone, 39, who lost his lower left leg while serving as a soldier in Afghanistan in 2011, holds the leash to Brindle, his two-year-old Labrador-golden retriever mix at Home Depot in Irving, Texas. Some locations even offer doggie day care for shoppers.Home improvement storesLowes Home Improvement and Home Depot are both well-known for allowing pets however, the degree to which pets are welcome varies widely from location to location. Its important to check with each individual store before bringing your dog with you to help you select your lumber or bathroom xtures.Outdoor storesTractor Supply Company, a wellknown agricultural and farming supply store, welcomes leashed, friendly dogs at most of its locations but thats what you might expect from a store that supports pet adoptions and holds an annual Pet Appreciation Week. Bass Pro Shops and Cabelas both of which are hunting, shing and all-around outdoor authorities also allow pets at many of their locations; a fact thats not wellknown, but also not surprising. Craft storesMichaels Craft Store has a reputation for being dog-friendly. While not every location may welcome your pooch, some of them will allow him to ride in the cart as you browse.Local storesMany local chains or mom-and-pop stores work to develop personal relationships with their clientele. 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B6 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, September 21, 2014 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 Ke nilworth 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, Royal 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 cor ner 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 min istry 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 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; Dr. Howard Leman, as sociate pastor; Matthew Price, ministor of youth, Rev. Johnattan Soltero, Hispan ic 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.; Eve ning 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 Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m.; Ignite, 7:30 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 dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations re quired). 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 4653721 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. Sun day 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. Tele phone: 385-5154. Rev. Matthew D. Crawford, senior pastor; Rev. Nuno Nor berto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults; Lonnie Hill, pastor of students, and Dixie 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 programs 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 Evening 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, missionminded, 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 Web ber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. 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: 214-3025. Af liated with the National Association 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.; Wednesday Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For in formation, 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 Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nurs ery for under age 3 is available at all ser vices. Pro visions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Ofce phone, 3850752. S pring L ake Baptist C hurch, Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valen cia 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 Valerie, 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. 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 (Sep tember to May) are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 5th. Grades 6th through Youth Bible Study are from 6:308:30 p.m. Wednesday. S t. C atherine C atholic C hurch, 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Parrish ofce/mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Span ish); 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. Monday-Friday. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., fr or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 3853993; 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 Cen ter), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. (French Mass). Daily Mass: MondayFriday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:157:45 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. MondayFriday. 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.; Wednes day 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, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-0358 or 3853435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Break fast, 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 facilities 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; Wednes day, Bible study, 7 p.m. Evangelist 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 wor ship 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 information, 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 NAZARE 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 4534851. 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.; Wednesday 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 C17A North (truck route), Avon Park. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning wor ship ser vice, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities 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 LEpiscopal Church of the Redeemer Avon Park, 910 W. Martin St., Avon Park, FL 33825 (U.S. 27 across from Wells Motor Co.). Rev. Canon 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, 453-4853. Visit us at our website at Email redeemer1895@aol. com. Call the thrift store for hours open and donation pick up at 6649668 or 453-5664. St. Agnes Episcopal Church, 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. St. Francis of Assisi Anglican Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 4650051. Pastor: Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson. Sunday Worship: 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday Bible Study beginning in October. Call the ofce for date and time. Sunday School: 10:30 a.m. in the Youth Room. Holy Communion with Healing on Wednes day at 6 p.m. in the church and Thursday at 9 a.m. in the chapel. Call the thrift store for hours open 6990221.EVA NGE LIC AL FREE C HUR CH OF AMER IC AThe Church of the Way EFCA, 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. Wednesdays. 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: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone: 273-3674. Email: thewaychurch@ Web site: www.TheWayChurch.orgG RA C E BRETHRE NGrace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863) 835-0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday 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: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at www. 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.INTERDEN OM IN AT IONAL World Harvest and Restoration 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 UTHERA NA 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 ev ery 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 weekly 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. Nurs ery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3852346. New L ife E vangelical L utheran C hurch, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran 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 3852293 or visit the Web site at www. 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 Patterson, 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, Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: C rossroads of L ife,148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863-655-9163. The place of your Di vine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you. With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity. What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for 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 fellow ship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails).C ontinued on next page RELIGION


Sunday, September 21, 2014 | NEWS-SUN | B7 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 first visit. Matthew 7:7 says, Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; 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 Communities. 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, worshiping at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Pas tor 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 www.juanitafolsomministries. com. 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. Wednes day 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. Office: 453-3345. Web page at Unity Life Enrichment Centre,new lo cation, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail Web site, 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 extraordinary.PRESBYTERIANCovenant Presbyterian Church (PCA), 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 338722113. Pastor Tom Schneider. A Congrega tion 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. Monday-Friday. Avon Park First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on La Grande), Avon Park, FL 33825. Phone: 4533242. Rev. Ed Fleagle, Stated Supply Pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6 p.m. each Wednesday; Children 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 biblical 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, associate 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. (Nurs ery available), 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. 385-0107. 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. Tuesday: Youth Groups 3:30-6:30 p.m., middle and high school students (transportation avail able from Sebring and Hill Gustat Middle Schols and SHS); 4-5:30 p.m. Program includes devotions/Bible study, crafts, sports activities and dinner. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Choir rehersal, 5:30 p.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 Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, springlakepc@, Web site, http://slpc.em ADVENTISTAvon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1410 West Avon Blvd., Avon Park. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarq, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday 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 Pas tor Frank Gonzalez. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME. Associate Pastor is Ryan Amos. Website is 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 Histo ry 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 7:008:20 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 counselor, Dan Ressler 2nd counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Ser vices: 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 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. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays The 11 a.m. Sunday worship ser vice is broadcast 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 Plac id, FL, 33852. Rev. Tim Haas, pastor. Rev. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Rev. Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor. Sun day worship services: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sun day morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. We of fer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congre gation that wants to know Christ and make Him known. Check out our church website at or call the church of ce 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.; Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnse 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: 655-0040.UNITED CHURCH OF CHRISTEmmanuel United Church of Christ, Je sus 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 RELIGION Thump! I was instantly awake and sitting upright. Thump! Thump! Now my husband Ken was also awake. We looked at each other and that awful, crawling fear crept into us. Whats that? we both asked each other. Carefully leaving the bed at yet another thump against the bedroom door, we inched toward the door. Ken opened it slowly and peered out. Then I followed. Nothing. There was something out there, but what was it? Have you ever had fear wash over you? Then you know how debilitating it is. Paralysis overwhelms and you feel good for nothing while at the same time adrenaline pumps through your veins to face the unknown. No wonder the Bible instructs us to fear not. There are many verses that guide us to be courageous. For example in Joshua 1:9, NKJV, the Lord says to Joshua, Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord our God is with you wherever you go. In another Psalm we are shown how myopic faith can lead to the wrong perspective and cause fear. This faith cant see past whats right in front of us. Therefore, looking at the here and now without an eye to the big picture causes stumbling. Asaph, the musician and worship leader during King Davids reign, had shifted his focus from Gods goodness to seeing the prosperity of the wicked. He said in Psalm 73:2-3 that his steps had nearly slipped. For I was en vious of the boastful. That attitude actually takes away trust and replaces it with fear. He had to put his eyes back on God and declare his faithfulness and goodness. With faith renewed and re freshed, he could see the whole picture. No more myopic faith for him. As it says in Psalm 112:1b, 7-8, Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who delights greatly in His commandments He will not be afraid of evil tidings; his heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord. His heart is established. For us, all was in order so we calmed down. Suddenly, we heard the thump coming from the foyer. Condently, we explored. We laughed with joy to see a frog trying to nd his way out. Laughing we gave him a nudge in the right direction. Its good to remember that fear in the right place gives rise to not having it. Fear of God equals no fear. SelahJan Merop of Sebring is a News-Sun correspondent.The right kind of fear Jan MeropPAUSE & CONSIDER VATICAN CITY The battle lines are being drawn before a major church meeting on family issues that represents a key test for Pope Francis. Five high-ranking cardinals have taken one of Francis favorite theologians to task over an issue dear to the popes heart: Whether Catholics who divorce and remarry without an annulment can receive Communion. They have written a book, Remaining in the Truth of Christ, to rebut German Cardinal Walter Kasper, whom Francis praised in his rst Sunday blessing after he was elected pope as a great theologian and subsequently entrusted with a keynote speech to set the agenda for the twoyear study on marriage, divorce and family life that opens Oct. 5. Kasper, for a decade the Vaticans top ofcial dealing with the Orthodox and Jews, delivered his remarks to cardinals earlier this year on the issues to be discussed during the synod. At the popes request, he asked whether these divorced and remar ried Catholics might be allowed in limited cases to receive the Eucharist after a period of penance. The outcry that ensued has turned the 81-year-old Kasper into the biggest lightning rod for internal debate that the Catholic Church has seen in years. Conservatives, including the ve cardinal authors, have vehemently opposed Kaspers suggestion as contrary to Christs teaching on the indissolubility of marriage. The second most powerful man in the Vatican has backed their view: Cardinal George Pell, one of Francis key advisers, wrote in another new book that debating something that is so peripheral to begin with and so clear in church teaching amounts to a counter productive and futile search for short-term consolations. Every opponent of Christianity wants the church to capitulate on this issue, Pell wrote. We should speak clearly, because the sooner the wounded, the lukewarm and the outsiders realize that substantial doctrinal and pastoral changes are impossible, the more the hostile disappointment (which must follow the reassertion of doctrine) will be anticipated and dissipated. Francis, however, seems to think otherwise. He praised Kaspers speech, calling it profound theology that did him much good and represented a true love for the church. Church insiders say Francis is none too pleased by the war of words that has ensued, such that he instructed one of the book authors Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, the Vaticans top doctrinal chief not to promote it. The unusually raw and public debate has crystalized the growing discomfort among conservatives to some of Francis words and deeds, and sets the stage for a likely heated discussion on family issues. Church teaching holds that Catholics who dont have their rst marriage annulled or declared null by a church tribunal before remarrying cant participate fully in the churchs sacraments because they are essentially living in sin and committing adultery. Such annulments are often impossible to get or can take years to process, leaving untold numbers of Catholics unable to receive Communion. Francis has asserted church doctrine on the matter but has called for a more merciful, pastoral approach. He reportedly told an Argentine woman earlier this year that she was free to receive Communion even though her husbands rst marriage was never annulled. Knowing the issue is divisive, though, he has convened the whole church to discuss it. The new book asserts there really is no better solution and no grounds to argue for it since Catholic doctrine is clear. Aside from Mueller, the authors include another high-ranking Vatican ofcial: Cardinal Raymond Burke, the American head of the Vaticans supreme court.Cardinals debate marriage before crucial meetingBy NICOLE WINFIELDASSOCIATED PRESS .............................. ............................... .... ... .... ..


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B12 | NEWS-SUN | Sunday, September 21, 2014 TODAYVariably cloudy with thunderstorms87 / 73Winds: SSW at 4-8 mphA couple of showers and a t-storm87 / 72Winds: SSW at 3-6 mphMONDAYPartly sunny, a couple of t-storms88 / 73Winds: E at 6-12 mphTUESDAYA thunderstorm in the afternoon88 / 73Winds: ENE at 6-12 mphWEDNESDAYVariable clouds with a thunderstorm88 / 72Winds: ENE at 6-12 mphTHURSDAY High .............................................. 7:10 a.m. Low ............................................... 1:11 a.m. High .............................................. 7:33 p.m. Low ............................................... 1:31 p.m. High .............................................. 1:39 a.m. Low ............................................... 7:00 a.m. High .............................................. 1:15 p.m. Low ............................................... 7:45 p.m. Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 14.61 Normal ............................................... 14.51 High Tuesday ......................................... 95 Low Tuesday .......................................... 68 High Wednesday .................................... 82 Low Wednesday ..................................... 66 High Thursday ....................................... 92 Low Thursday ........................................ 70 Heat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayMakes it feel like .................................... 95 BarometerTuesday ............................................... 29.88 Thursday ............................................. 29.82 PrecipitationTuesday ............................................... 0.00 Thursday ............................................. 0.00 Month to date ..................................... 4.10 Year to date ....................................... 38.99Sunrise 7:14 a.m. 7:14 a.m. Sunset 7:24 p.m. 7:23 p.m. Moonrise 4:57 a.m. 5:48 a.m. Moonset 5:50 p.m. 6:25 p.m.Albuquerque 79/62/t 78/61/t 81/58/pc Atlanta 85/65/pc 79/59/pc 76/57/s Baltimore 84/60/t 72/49/pc 72/52/s Birmingham 88/62/pc 80/57/pc 81/57/s Boston 79/64/c 77/52/pc 70/53/pc Charlotte 86/63/s 77/52/pc 74/52/s Cheyenne 70/51/t 73/52/t 76/50/pc Chicago 65/47/pc 67/48/s 70/50/s Cleveland 72/51/sh 58/46/c 68/49/s Columbus 78/53/sh 65/46/c 71/51/s Dallas 93/70/t 87/64/pc 84/62/pc Denver 72/56/t 77/54/t 78/54/pc Detroit 69/47/c 61/45/pc 70/50/s Harrisburg 81/58/t 68/47/pc 71/51/s Honolulu 91/77/s 90/77/pc 90/77/pc Houston 90/71/pc 89/68/t 84/64/pc Indianapolis 70/47/c 65/44/pc 69/48/s Jackson, MS 91/68/pc 84/57/pc 83/61/s Kansas City 72/50/pc 71/55/s 72/56/pc Lexington 79/52/t 68/46/pc 71/49/s Little Rock 88/61/t 78/54/pc 77/56/s Los Angeles 80/64/pc 83/64/s 86/65/s Louisville 79/52/t 69/47/pc 72/49/s Memphis 87/60/t 76/53/pc 78/57/s Milwaukee 61/45/pc 65/50/s 69/52/s Minneapolis 66/50/s 71/51/s 72/56/pc Nashville 84/55/t 73/48/pc 76/51/s New Orleans 90/73/pc 89/71/t 85/71/pc New York City 79/65/pc 75/53/pc 72/57/s Norfolk 82/69/s 76/61/pc 70/62/pc Oklahoma City 87/58/t 81/58/c 82/59/pc Philadelphia 83/65/pc 74/52/pc 73/57/s Phoenix 98/78/pc 100/77/pc 102/77/s Pittsburgh 74/52/t 59/43/pc 67/47/s Portland, ME 73/58/c 73/44/pc 68/43/pc Portland, OR 88/59/s 78/57/pc 81/62/sh Raleigh 85/65/s 77/54/pc 72/52/s Rochester 73/50/t 57/46/sh 69/47/c St. Louis 76/54/pc 72/51/s 73/53/s San Francisco 74/61/pc 74/60/pc 75/61/pc Seattle 83/59/s 72/56/pc 76/62/sh Wash., DC 87/66/t 76/55/pc 75/58/s Cape Coral 85/73/t 85/73/t 85/72/t Clearwater 86/75/t 85/73/t 86/74/t Coral Springs 89/74/t 88/75/t 87/76/t Daytona Beach 85/71/t 87/71/pc 85/72/t Ft. Laud. Bch 89/77/t 88/78/t 86/78/t Fort Myers 84/73/t 85/73/t 83/72/t Gainesville 87/67/pc 88/67/pc 85/68/t Hollywood 89/74/t 87/75/t 86/76/t Homestead AFB 88/74/t 87/75/t 84/75/t Jacksonville 86/65/pc 89/67/pc 82/68/t Key West 88/79/t 88/78/pc 85/79/t Miami 88/75/t 88/77/t 84/77/t Okeechobee 85/70/t 85/73/t 86/73/t Orlando 87/72/t 87/71/t 83/72/t Pembroke Pines 89/74/t 89/76/t 87/76/t St. Augustine 84/70/pc 86/72/pc 83/72/t St. Petersburg 85/74/t 84/73/t 84/73/t Sarasota 84/73/t 85/71/t 83/71/t Tallahassee 89/66/pc 91/68/t 86/67/t Tampa 86/74/t 84/73/t 84/73/t W. Palm Bch 87/73/t 86/75/t 86/76/t Winter Haven 86/73/t 86/71/t 84/72/t Acapulco 88/76/t 88/76/t 88/76/t Athens 85/70/s 89/76/s 88/66/s Beirut 85/74/s 85/74/s 85/76/s Berlin 69/49/t 57/45/r 59/42/pc Bermuda 87/77/pc 81/76/sh 81/75/pc Calgary 75/48/s 80/52/s 65/47/pc Dublin 61/43/pc 64/48/pc 62/49/sh Edmonton 78/44/s 80/46/pc 68/44/s Freeport 86/74/t 86/74/t 86/77/t Geneva 71/56/t 66/46/pc 66/49/pc Havana 90/72/t 89/73/pc 87/72/t Hong Kong 90/77/pc 89/78/pc 90/79/c Jerusalem 78/59/s 78/60/s 81/63/s Johannesburg 73/52/s 75/54/s 77/53/s Kiev 64/51/pc 62/53/t 62/46/t London 63/47/pc 64/46/pc 65/47/pc Montreal 70/52/t 56/44/c 64/41/sh Moscow 63/44/s 63/49/pc 59/40/c Nice 81/65/pc 79/66/pc 76/65/pc Ottawa 68/46/sh 54/43/pc 63/39/sh Quebec 67/50/sh 59/40/c 59/36/sh Rio de Janeiro 76/66/r 74/64/pc 79/66/s Seoul 79/59/pc 81/62/pc 81/64/pc Singapore 88/78/c 89/78/pc 88/78/t Sydney 67/50/pc 69/51/s 70/53/s Toronto 71/47/t 60/44/pc 70/47/pc Vancouver 73/56/s 66/51/pc 67/56/sh Vienna 73/57/t 61/47/sh 57/44/sh Warsaw 69/54/t 60/47/pc 57/40/sh Winnipeg 63/46/pc 72/50/pc 72/57/pc Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Showers and thunderstorms are expected along a front today across the Northeast. A storm system off the midAtlantic coast will spread rain into southern New England. Breezy, cool and damp conditions are in store for portions of the Great Lakes. It will be warm and dry along the central Gulf Coast, while showers and thunderstorms will blossom across Florida. There is still plenty of moisture to help bring drenching thunderstorms across parts of the Southwest and into western Texas. National Forecast for September 21 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. Variably cloudy today with showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy tonight with a shower or thunderstorm in the area, mainly early. A few showers and a thunderstorm tomorrow and Tuesday. Hurricane Hugo intensi ed on Sept. 21, 1989, as it moved northwestward toward Charleston, S.C. Hugo made landfall just prior to midnight on Sept. 22 over Sullivans Island. Showers and thunderstorms today. Winds southwest 4-8 mph. Expect 3-6 hours of sunshine with a 65% chance of precipitation and average relative humidity 80%. Sunday. and Saturday. a.m. and after 4 p.m. NewFirstFullLast Sept 24Oct 1Oct 8Oct 15 Today MondayForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 86/65 87/67 86/68 85/71 87/72 86/73 86/74 86/75 85/74 84/73 84/73 85/74 85/70 87/73 89/77 88/75 89/66 86/70 85/70 87/73 87/73 87/72 87/73 87/73 86/72 88/79 TemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidRelative humidity .................................. 65% Expected air temperature ....................... 87 Wednesday ......................................... 29.85 Wednesday ......................................... 0.23 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. 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