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VOLUME 87 NUMBER 9                                                                                                                                                                                            THURSDAY, March 5, 2009

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                                                                                                                                                                                     discovered
                                                                                                                                                                                         Sheriff ’s deputies were alert-       The search of the under-
                                                                                                                                                                                     ed to a possible underground          ground grow structure revealed
                                                                                                                                                                                     bunker type grow house on             approximately 4.2 pounds of
Come meet Mary                                                                                                                                                                       Wednesday, February 18, at ap-        freshly cut marijuana stocks
Todd Lincoln                                                                                                                                                                         proximately 7 p.m.                    hanging in the concealed room
                                                                                                                                                                                         While firefighters were at-         under the floor of the build-
   The LaBelle Heritage Mu-                                                                                                                                                          tempting to put out the fires in       ing. This marijuana had been
seum presents Janet L. Myer                                                                                                                                                          the area of 2412 Christopher          brought in to dry and it was not
as Mary Todd Lincoln Thurs-                                                                                                                                                          Lane, they noticed a concrete         believed to be grown there. The
day, March 4, 7 p.m. at LaBelle                                                                                                                                                      stucco sided structure. When          marijuana was collected and
                                                                                                                          Submitted photos/Sonja Crawford
City Hall. Refreshments served.
                                    Katelyn Thorn raised the Grand Champion. Her 1,286 pound steer was purchased by                                                                  firefighters entered the struc-         placed in evidence; also col-
Bring family and friends.           H & H Harvesting.                                                                                                                                ture they noticed a small cut-        lected were various small tools,
                                                                                                                                                                                     out trapdoor style door on the        a generator that was facilitating
Theatre production                                                                                                                                                                   floor. When the firefighters             the electrical equipment and a
                                                                                                                                                                                     looked inside the trap door           portable AC unit.
to open tonight                                                                                                                                                                      they observed multiple freshly            The grow house was
    Oscar Wilde’s The Impor-                                                                                                                                                         cut bushels of a green herbal         equipped with thirteen elec-
tance of Being Earnest opens                                                                                                                                                         substance they believed to be         trical transformers, multiple
Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m.                                                                                                                                                         marijuana plants hanging from         breakers and timers, 15 light
in LaBelle’s Firehouse Cultural                                                                                                                                                      the ceiling.                          fixtures and 17 large grow
Center, 241 N. Bridge St. Regu-                                                                                                                                                          Sheriff Whidden, who was          lights. It was obvious to investi-
lar admission is $14 at the door,                                                                                                                                                    already on scene observing            gators that the bunker was still
$12 with advance reservations                                                                                                                                                        the progress of the fire fighting,      being constructed.
and a new Thursday Only $7                                                                                                                                                           was immediately notified and               The bunker style grow
Student Special with ID and                                                                                                                                                          responded to 2412 Christopher         house is not common in South
advance reservation. Call 863-                                                                                                                                                       Lane. When investigators ar-          Florida, and there have been
675-3066 for reservations.                                                                                                                                                           rived they were able to obtain a      three reported bunker style
                                                                                                                                                                                     search warrant and entered the        grow houses in central and
Yard sale benefits                                                                                                                                                                    premises.                             northern Florida.

LHS scholarships
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March 7, at 7 a.m. Belle Center
parking lot, 419 W. State Road
80, LaBelle.
   Treasures Galore plus deli-
cious bake goods! All proceeds
                                                                                                                                                                                     Not so fast on
                                                                                                                                                                                     USSC purchase
go to LHS Scholarship fund and
Project Graduation.
                                                                                                                           Submitted photo/Sonja Crawford
Football and cheer                  Rachael Reinbott raised the Reserve Grand Champion steer weighed 1,359 pounds
                                    and was purchased by Dixie Cutters.                                                                                                                  Hendry County, Fla. – Con-        est priority of state and local
coaches wanted                                                                                                                                                                       cerned Citizens of the Glades,        government,” said Brad Coker,
                                                                                                                                                                                     Inc. Monday unveiled the re-          with Mason-Dixon. “Higher pri-

                                    Steer raisers earn awards
   Always wanted to be a part
of a great youth organization?                                                                                                                                                       sults of a statewide poll regard-     ority is now placed on creating
Now’s your chance! The La-                                                                                                                                                           ing the proposed U.S. Sugar           jobs, providing healthcare, im-
Belle Longhorn Pop Warner                                                                                                                                                            buyout.                               proving education and resolv-
football and cheer program is       By Sonja Crawford                      began the evening answering                     steers were judged on mus-                                    The statewide poll, conduct-      ing the state’s budget deficit.”
now accepting applications for         The Pee Wee Calf, Beef              questions about their project.                  cling, correctness of finish, bal-                         ed by Mason-Dixon, Polling &              When given the basic details
football and cheer coaches for      Breeding and Market Steer              The show was sponsored by                       ance, capacity, size, as well as                          Research, Inc. and commis-            about the proposed purchase
the 2009 season. Please call Ja-    Show were held on Tuesday,             Pee Wee Calf parents. The Pee                   carcass desirability. Showman-                            sioned by Concerned Citizens          by the state of 180,000 acres of
son at: 239-229-2179 or Lori at     February 10, at the LaBelle            Wee exhibitors consisted of Ja-                 ship was judged on the ability                            of the Glades, Inc., found that       land from U.S. Sugar for $1.3
863-673-4811 for applications       Rodeo Grounds. The show                cob Bowen, Bryson Crawford,                     to exhibit an animal to its best                          60 percent agree with oppo-           billion in order to help restore
and further information. No         consisted of pee-wees and 4-H          Cameron Davidson, Trent Han-                    advantage, as well as the over-                           nents that spending $1.3 billion      the Everglades, Florida voters
experience necessary, training      members showing their heifers,         dly, Case Hendry, Kayla Hood,                   all care and training of the ani-                         is not a top priority now given       are about equally split over the
provided.                           calves and steers. The steers          Tayler McGill, Taylor Martin,                   mal. The exhibitors are judged                            the state’s financial situation,       deal. Based on what they cur-
                                    exhibited at the show ranged           Justin Mickelson, Paul Russell                  on control, presentation to the                           61 percent feel that waiting          rently know, 45 percent state-
                                    in weight from 1,124 pounds            Morrison, Madison Murrah,                       judge, awareness of the judge,                            would produce a better deal           wide say they are opposed,
Relay for Life plans                to 1,376 pounds. Ms. Sarabeth          Lane Murray, Alisah Obern,                      as well as knowledge of the                               and 64 percent feel the time is       while 44 percent support it
community luncheon                  Barthle of Dade City was the           Kylie Perra, Adam Reinbott,                     specie. Planning, practicing,                             not right given the state of the      and 11 percent are undecided.
                                    official judge for the evening.         Taylor Skinner, Windall Tin-                    and neat appearance will assist                           nation’s economy. A majority          After hearing arguments about
    Come and help us kick-off       The pee-wee calf show was              dall, and Chancy Wright. The                    the exhibitor in being success-                           of state voters (62 percent) say      the deal, both pro and con, a
2009 Relay Celebration at our       sponsored by Pee-Wee par-              pee-wee exhibitors received a                   ful.                                                      they have heard little or nothing     majority of state voters (56 per-
Survivor/Caregiver luncheon         ents, the beef breeding show           blue ribbon and a medallion                         In the Beef Breeding divi-                            about the deal, and when giv-         cent) then say they disapprove
set for Sunday, March 8, at 12:30   was sponsored by Wolf Island           for their participation and hard                sion; Tripp Edgar, Scott Morri-                           en additional arguments from          of it, while approval drops to
p.m. at the LaBelle Women’s         Inc, the steer show was spon-          work raising a calf for show.                   son, and Marshall Platt received                          both sides, opposition to the         just 37 percent.
Community Center. It’s a pot        sored by Triangle Chemical                 The beef breeding critters                  blue ribbons. Tripp Edgar of the                          plan increases.                           “This explains why propo-
luck luncheon so bring your         Company, and the belt buckles          were judged on size, growth                     A-1 Steer 4-H Club was award-                                 “This is not surprising, as       nents are trying to rush this
favorite dish!                                                             potential, muscle, balance,
                                    were sponsored by Florida Gulf                                                         ed Grand Champion with his                                only 2 percent of Florida voters      deal, why they are holding se-
    What better way to cele-
                                    Coast University.                      structural correctness, capac-                                                                            currently feel protecting the en-
brate life and honor both sur-                                                                                                     See Cattle — Page 2                                                                            See Land — Page 2
                                       Eighteen calf exhibitors            ity, and sex characteristics. The                                                                         vironment should be the high-
vivors and caregivers.
    Please join us for an after-
noon of food, fun and discus-
sion with guest speaker, Mau-
reen Godin and don’t forget to
bring other friends or family
members who might be inter-
ested. Let’s kick-off this Relay
                                    Housing for disabled closer
year with a big bang!                   LaBelle- On Friday, Febru-         groundbreaking took place                       from city and county officials.
    RSVP if you wish to Gisela      ary 20, Goodwill Industries            nearby.                                         It’s great to see residents ex-
Ellsworth, Survivor/Caregiver       of Southwest Florida broke                 “I thought I was coming                     pressing their interest, too.”
Chair to 863-674-0950 or by         ground on “Palmetto Ranch,”            here to turn the first shovel of                     When it is completed, Pal-
email to: lovingpaws@earth-         a 14-unit apartment complex            dirt,” joked Goodwill board                     metto Ranch will be Goodwill’s
link.net. If you don’t RSVP -       for people with developmental          member Jean Devereaux. “But                     thirteenth housing complex in
Please come anyway!                 disabilities. The housing com-         I see that’s already happened.”                 Southwest Florida, and first in
                                    plex will be located near the              Also in attendance at the                   Henry County. Goodwill will
 See Page 2 for information about   intersection of James Singleton        groundbreaking were City                        also build a “phase two” for
  how to contact the newspaper.     Place and State Road 80.               Commissioner Hilda Zimmerly,                    Palmetto Ranch, which will pro-
                                        LaBelle Mayor Paul Puletti         Hendry County Housing Au-                       vide 14 more HUD-approved
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                                    was joined by members of
                                    Goodwill’s senior management
                                    staff and board of directors as
                                                                           thority Commissioner Sherri
                                                                           Denning, officers of the LaBelle
                                                                           Kiwanis, and even neighbor-
                                                                                                                           units specially designed to ac-
                                                                                                                           commodate people with physi-                              Goodwill’s Palmetto Ranch, for those with developmental
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Submitted photo

                                                                                                                           cal disabilities. Raymond Hol-                            disabilities, will be a welcome addition to the communi-
                                    they ceremonially turned the           hood residents. “It’s wonderful                 land, Chairman of Goodwill’s                              ty. From left: Rick Evanchyk, Goodwill Vice President of
                                    dirt on the project. The actual        to see so much support from                     Board of Directors, explains the                          Administrative Services; Sherri Denning, Hendry Coun-
                                    site construction was already          the community,” said Kirsten                    need for the housing complex.                             ty Housing Authority Commissioner; Jean Devereaux,
                                    underway, and workers contin-          O’Donnell, Goodwill’s Director                  “There is a shortage of desir-                            Goodwill Board of Directors; Paul Puletti, LaBelle Mayor;
                                    ued to lay foundation and build        of Public Relations. “We knew                                                                             Raymond Holland, Chairman of Goodwill Board of Direc-
                                    stem-walls as the ceremonial           that we had a lot of support                        See Housing — Page 2                                  tors; Tom Feurig, Goodwill President/CEO.




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                                                                                                                                                                                                 ardizing one of Florida s agricul-      who wish to protect the area s lo-
                                                                                                                                                 cret meetings and why they are                  ture.                                   cal economy, jobs and future.
                                                                                                                                                 trying to push for taxpayers to                     “We’ve known all along this             The group was spurred to
                                                                                                                                                 pick up the billion-dollar tab,”                was bad economic policy, bad            action after the Governor’s an-
                                                                                                                                                 said Chris Shupe, president of                  fiscal policy, bad environmental         nouncement on June 24, 2008, of
                                                                                                                                                 Concerned Citizens of the Glades.               policy and bad for the workforce        the sale of U.S. Sugar to the state
                                                                                                                                                 “They know that the more tax-                   of Florida. But now we know that        for purposes of Everglades Res-
                                                                                                                                                 payers learn about this 1.3 billion             the people of Florida agree that        toration. For more information,
                                                                                                                                                 dollar bailout, the more they op-               this is a bad deal,” concluded          visit www.concernedcitizensoft-
                                                                                                                                                 pose it.”                                       Shupe.                                  heglades.com.
                                                                                                                                                     Concerned Citizens of the
                                                                                                                                                 Glades sponsored the poll in an
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                                                                                                                                                 effort to stress the importance of
                                                                                 Submitted photos/Jerri Lynn Merritt
                                                                                                                                                 considering the will of the peo-
Tiny cuties                                                                                                                                      ple, as opposed to the loud cries
                                                                                                                                                 of special interests. The coalition
2009 SCF Little Mister and Miss baby division contestants were (not in order): Newborn-11                                                        has stressed that the deal would
month winners Jayla Lissett Williams daughter of Jessinia Lopez and Jerrand Williams (29,403                                                                                                                             Free Speech Free Ads
pennies) and Ramon Escobedo son of Gabriela Baza and Jose Escobedo (3,601 pennies)
who was not pictured; toddlers 12 months-24 months winners Nicholas Thomas Harling son
of Ruth Harling and Freddy Santos (3,769 pennies) and Kaley Harrington daughter of Steve
and Brunney Harrington (141,242 pennies), with contestants Dalyah Mariah Gomez daughter
                                                                                                                                                 Housing                                            HAPPY BIRTHDAY RICHELE
of Veronica Gaure and Jose Gomez (12,201 pennies), Analicia Alexis Arrieta daughter of                                                           Continued From Page 2
Alexis Gauve and Ezequiel Arrieta (24,392 pennies), Jada Maldonado daughter of Amanda                                                            able services for Hendry County’s
and Kris Maldonado (15,946 pennies), Karina Baza-Deras daughter of Mariana Deras and                                                             most vulnerable citizens,” Says
Carlos Baza is not pictured (She raised 3,038 pennies). Pre-school division: winner Isabella
Perez daughter of Amanda Cisnero and Rigo Perez (41,445 pennies), with contestants Jai
                                                                                                                                                 Holland. “Soon, affordable hous-
                                                                                                                                                 ing for the disabled will be a real-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Remember
Asia Mardae Simmons daughter of Marcus and Amber Simmons (14,127 pennies), Angelina
Arie Sanchez daughter of Javier and Isabel Sanchez (5,815 pennies), Hanna Harrold daugh-
                                                                                                                                                 ity in Hendry County.”
                                                                                                                                                     Each of Goodwill’s barrier-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       When
ter of Amy and Daniel Harrold (2,175 pennies) and Ashley Hicks daughter of Wayne and
Tammy Hicks is not pictured (4,246 pennies).
                                                                                                                                                 free housing communities has
                                                                                                                                                 an on-site community room,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Love Daddy,
                                                                                                                                                 laundry room and picnic/patio
                                                                                                                                                 area. Accessible apartments are                                                                    Granny, Aunt
                                                                                                                                                 constructed with conveniences
                                                                                                                                                 like assistance railings, widened                                                                   Sissy and
                                                                                                                                                 doorways, roll-in showers, and
                                                                                                                                                 lowered sinks, countertops, and                                                                       Sandy
                                                                                                                                                 mirrors.
                                                                                                                                                     Plans for the LaBelle site also
                                                                                                                                                 include a new retail store, which
                                                                                                                                                 will be accessible from State Road
                                                                                                                                                 80. Revenue from Goodwill’s 23
                                                                                                                                                 Southwest Florida stores helps
                                                                                                                                                 to support the organization’s
                                                                                                                                                 programs and services, which
                                                                                                                                                 include housing. Retail sales pro-
                                                                                                                                                 vide approximately 86% of the
                                                                                                                                                 funding required for Goodwill’s
                                                                                                                                                 services.

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                                                                                                                                                     The new LaBelle site is part
                                                                                                                                                 of a concerted effort by Goodwill

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                                                                                                                                                 to expand its mission in Hendry
Big kids division                                                                                                                                County.                                                                  $
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         59.
                                                                                                                                                     “Rehabilitative services, job
2009 SCF Little Mister and Miss contestants in the 5-7 year old category were (not i n order):                                                   training, housing, transportation
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ALIGNMENT                +Disposal & Taxes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $                 95
winners Jesus E. Sanchez son of Mirna Cervantez and Lorenzo Sanchez Jr. (797 pennies),
Joel Justin Sanchez son of Isabel and Javier Sanchez (6,837 pennies) and Kally Harrold
                                                                                                                                                 and family strengthening are
                                                                                                                                                 some of the positive programs                       CHECK
daughter of Amy and Daniel Harrold (1,919 pennies) with contestant Lane Rutter son of Trisia                                                     Goodwill can bring to Hendry                                                   Also includes
and Lee Rutter (1,360 pennies). Youth 8-11 years old: winner Ciara Rutter daughter of Trisia                                                     County,” says Holland. “Goodwill                     With purchase of        Free tire rotation           Most Vehicles
                                                                                                                                                                                                      2 or more tires          Free inspection        Need parts & installation
and Lee Rutter (1,594 pennies) and contestant Dakoda Rutter daughter of Trisia and Lee Rut-                                                      looks forward to the full support                                                                             extra
ter (1,003 pennies).                                                                                                                             of all Hendry County to promote                                            Most cars up to 5 qts         Free Inspection
                                                                                                                                                 its goals and mission.”
                                              Rachael’s steer weighed in at         Thank you leaders and par-                                       Goodwill’s housing division,
Cattle
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ROBBIE TIRE
                                         1,359 pounds and was purchased          ents. The A-1 Steer 4-H Club is                                 Southwest Florida GWI Housing,
                                         by Dixie Cutters. The producer          led by Pat McGill and the Double                                provides barrier-free housing for
Continued From Page 1                    of Rachael’s calf was Crawford          “H” Livestock 4-H Club is led by                                persons with physical disabilities
Brahman bull in the four months          Ranch. In order to achieve the          Sidney Platt and Colette Willis.                                providing the opportunity for af-
and under one year class. Dou-
ble H Livestock 4-H Club mem-
                                         honor of receiving the Hendry
                                         County Bred Grand and Reserve
                                                                                 Andie Tindall and Danielle Wright
                                                                                 provide leadership to the LYL Pee
                                                                                                                                                 fordable, convenient, indepen-
                                                                                                                                                 dent living to enhance the overall                    1439 SO SR 29 • LABELLE
ber Marshall Platt exhibited the         Champion Steer award, the steer         Wee Calf Club.                                                  quality of life.                                           863-675-7704
Grand Champion Heifer. Mar-              had to be in born in Hendry
shall’s heifer was a Beefmaster.         County or the producer has to be
Scott Morrison of the A-1 Steer          a current member of the Hendry
4-H Club was awarded the Re-             County Cattlemen’s Association.
serve Champion award with his                In the Senior Showmanship
cow in the cows over two years           division, Matt Platt achieved
class as well as first place in the       the first place award with Amy
Junior Showmanship division.             Greene taking the second place.
   In the Steer division; Blake          Matt is a member of the Double
Crawford, Amy Greene, Tristan            H Livestock 4-H Club; Amy is a
Mudge, Stephanie Pack, Matt              member the A-1 Steer 4-H Club.
Platt, Rachael Reinbott and Kate-            In the Junior Showmanship
lyn Thorn received blue ribbons          division, Katelyn Thorn captured
for their entry.                         the first place award with Tristan
   Double H Livestock 4-H Club           Mudge achieving second place.
member Katelyn Thorn captured            Tristan is a member of the A-1
the Grand Champion award as              Steer 4-H Club.
well as the Hendry County Bred               Double “H” Livestock 4-H
Grand Champion award with                Club member Matt Platt was the
her 1,286 pound steer. Katelyn’s         winner of the Average Daily Gain
steer was purchased by H & H             award with Stephanie Pack cap-
Harvesting.                              turing the second place award.
   The breeder of Katelyn’s calf         Stephanie is a member of the A-1
was Crawford Ranch. Receiving            Steer 4-H Club.
the Reserve Champion award                   In the Senior Herdsman Divi-
and the Hendry County Bred               sion, Amy Greene took first place
Reserve Champion award was               with Matt Platt in second place.
Rachael Reinbott who is also a           In the Junior Herdsman Division,
member of the Double H Live-             Rachael Reinbott captured first
stock 4-H Club.                          place with Marshall Platt in sec-
                                         ond place.

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                                                                                                                        LaBelle, FL During the month       minute workout that combines            and Diane Heavin are considered
                                                                                                                    of March, Curves of LaBelle will       strength training and sustained         the innovators of the express fit-
                                                                                                                    participate in the 11th Annual         cardiovascular activity through         ness phenomenon that has made
                                                                                                                    Curves Food Drive to benefit local      safe and effective hydraulic resis-     exercise available to around 4
                                                                                                                    food banks. Collectively, over the     tance. Curves also works to help        million women globally, many of
                                                                                                                    past five years, nearly 50 million      women lose weight, gain muscle          whom are in the gym for the first
                                                                                                                    pounds of food were distributed        strength and aerobic capacity, and      time. With nearly 10,000 locations
                                                                                                                    to local communities all over the      raise metabolism with its ground-       worldwide, Curves is the world’s
                                                                                                                    world through the Curves Food          breaking, scientifically proven          largest fitness franchise. For more
                                                                                                                    Drive.                                 method that ends the need for           information, please visit: www.
                                                                                                                        Curves of LaBelle is also giv-     perpetual dieting. Founders Gary        curves.com.
                                                                                                                    ing back to the community by
                                                                                                                    waiving its normal service fee for
                                                                                                                    any new member who brings in
                                                                                                                    a bag of non-perishable groceries
                                                                                                                    and joins between March 9th and
                                                                                                                                                                  Doc’s Feed Store
                                                                                                                    March 28th. This promotion will
                                                                                                                    help the women of LaBelle man-                           1566 North Bridge Street
                                                                                      Caloosa Belle/Dale Conyers
                                                                                                                    age their weight and their wallets                          LaBelle, FL 33935
                                                                                                                    by joining Curves for free, while                             863-675-0580
Gaining experience                                                                                                  also helping feed hungry people
                                                                                                                    in the community.
Hendry County Judge James D. Sloan, right, listens as Darryl Casanueva, Nelly Khouzam                                   “The Curves Food Drive is al-                                      OPEN
and James Whatley, judges on the Second Court of Appeals, talk to students from LaBelle                             ways exciting,” said Dian John-
High School’s American Government honors class before hearing appeals on Friday, Febru-                             ston, the owner of the LaBelle                                    Monday - Friday
ary 13.                                                                                                             club, located at 439 W Hick-                                      8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
                                                                                                                    poochee Ave. “We have a chance                                        Saturday
                                                                                                                    to help so many people at a time                                   8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Goodwill helps family after fire                                                                                     when the food banks are lowest.
                                                                                                                    Especially during these uncertain
                                                                                                                    times, this food is needed more
                                                                                                                                                                                       Closed Sunday
                                                                                                                    than ever. It’s a win-win situa-                                 Se Habla Español
    Hendry/Glades- Goodwill In-       2009.                     The United Way will personally
dustries of Southwest Florida            Hendry/Glades United Way 211                                               tion for everyone, and we’re very
                                                                deliver the vouchers to the fam-                    proud to participate.”
provided vouchers to help a fam-      issued a notice to local agencies,
                                                                ily, who is currently staying in an                     Others wishing to donate may
ily in Clewiston after their house
caught on fire. The family, with
                                      seeking assistance for the family.
                                                                area hotel with the help of the
                                      Goodwill’s Vice President of Ca-                                              drop off non-perishable food                  NOTICE OF MEETING
                                                                                                                    items at Curves Monday through
three young children ages 12, 5
and 24 months, lost all of their
                                                                Red Cross. “We are so grateful
                                      reer Development, Bob Haenggi,
                                      presented the vouchers the next
                                                                for this and we are sure the fam-                   Friday during business hours                 HENDRY COUNTY VALUE
                                                                                                                    through the month of March. For
clothes in the fire, which took
place on Thursday, February 26,
                                      day to Arlene Bettencourt, Man-
                                                                ily will be relieved. This is such
                                      ager of the local United Way 211.                                             more information, please call                 ADJUSTMENT BOARD
                                                                a help, thank you for doing this,”                  Curves at 863-675-8446.
                                                                commented Bettencourt.                                                                         PLEASE BE ADVISED that pursuant to Chapter 194,
                                                                                                                                                             Florida Statutes, the HENDRY COUNTY VALUE ADJUSTMENT
                                                                     The vouchers are good in any                   About Curves                             BOARD, consisting of two County Commissioners, one
                                                                of Goodwill’s 23 Retail & Dona-                       Curves works every major               School Board Member, one business owner and one home-
                                                                tion Centers in the five-county                      muscle group with a complete 30-         owner will convene a public meeting WEDNESDAY, MARCH
                                                                Southwest Florida region. Good-                                                              11, 2009, AT 9:00 A.M. in the County Commission Meeting
                                                                will has two stores located in the                  Community                                Room, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee,
                                                                Hendry/Glades area: The LaBelle                                                              LaBelle, Florida 33935, for the purposes of making final
                                                                store off of Highway 80 and the                     Briefs                                   decisions based upon evaluations of the findings and rec-
                                                                                                                                                             ommendations of the Special Master and Value Adjustment
                                                                Clewiston Store located off of E.                                                            Board’s decisions on appeals and complaints regarding the
                                                                                                                    LHS, Langford to
                                                                Sugarland Hwy. Goodwill also ac-                                                             2008 property tax assessments, exemptions, deferrals and
                                                                cepts donations at an Attended                      partner                                  classifications and to certify the 2008 tax roll.
                                                                Donation Center at the Clewiston                       On Saturday, March 28, from             Anyone who appeals a decision made thereat will need a
                                                                Town Center.                                       10 a.m.-4 p.m, LaBelle High               record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a
                                                                     Goodwill Industries of South-                 School will partner with Langford         verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including the
                                                                                                                   Ford for a Drive 4 Your School            testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be
                                                                west Florida is a 501 (c) 3 non-                   Campaign. We had great suc-               based.
                                                                profit agency that helps people                     cess with this program last year
                                                                                                                   and hope to do even better this
                                                                                                                                                                                 Barbara S. Butler, Clerk
                                                                with disabilities and other disad-                                                                               Hendry County Value Adjustment Board
                                                                vantage to overcome their barri-                   year. Ford Motor Company will
                                                                                                                   pay L.H.S. $20 per test drive! Driv-
                                                                ers to employment and indepen-                     ers must be over the age of 18.
                                               Submitted photo
Goodwill’s Vice President of Career Development, Bob dence. Community donations                                    Langford Ford is allowed to offer           The family of Terrell Skipper would
Haenggi presented vouchers to United Way’s Arlene Be- and revenue generated in Good-                               this program due to the level of         like to thank everyone for their prayers,
tancourt after a fire in which a Clewiston family lost all their will stores is used to support the                 service they provide to their cus-
                                                                                                                   tomers. The test drive is not high
                                                                                                                                                            cards, calls and food during their time of
clothes on Feb. 26.                                             agency’s programs and services.
                                                                                                                   pressure and our school’s Athlet-        grief.
                                                                                                                   ic Program benefits greatly from                    SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Arrest Reports                                                                                                     our participation. In these tough
                                                                                                                   economic times we could really                             M.A. Dye
                                                                                                                   use your support in making this             Glades Co. Sheriff Dept. Deputy Lopez
LaBelle                               erating a motor vehicle without a           David Wayne Smith, 41, was campaign a huge success. If you
    John Houston Walker, 43, was      valid license and firing a weapon         arrested Feb. 26 and charged with have any questions please con-                          Glades County EMS
arrested March 2 and charged          or missile into a dwelling, vehicle,     contempt of court. Deputy Bon- tact Coach Kelley or Tracy Nobles
with a non-moving traffic viola-       building or aircraft. Deputy Na-         nie Weaver was arresting officer. at LHS 674-4120. ext 284.
                                                                                                                                                               Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden
tion - Driving with a suspended li-   than Kirk was arresting officer.             Patrick Alan Clark, 57, was ar-                                             Dr. L.W. Howard & Community Harvest
cense third or subsequent. Deputy         Oscar Ugalde, 16, was arrested       rested Feb. 25 and charged with Smoking cessation
Nathan Kirk was arresting officer.     Feb. 24 and charged with synthet-                                                                                                       Church
                                                                               damage to property - criminal
                                                                               mischief under $200, larceny - classes to start
    Jeffrey Montgomery Pen-           ic narcotic - possession with WIT                                                                                                    Andy Bratcher
darvis, 19, was arrested Feb. 28      sell within 1,000 feet of a school or                                            Quit Now LaBelle! Cigarette
and charged with possession of        child care facility, amphetamine -       theft is $300-$5,000 and fraud -                                                            Mona Handley
                                      distribution, delivery within 1,000      tampering with or theft of utility and Smokeless Tobacco Cessa-
a controlled substance without a
                                      feet of a school or child care facili-   or cable service. Deputy J. Perez tion Class starts Thursday, March                         Sandy Hudson
prescription and opium or deriva-                                                                                  12 – last class on Thursday, April
tive - trafficking 4 grams to 30 ki-   ty, and drugs - possession of mari-      was arresting officer.
                                                                                                                   9.
                                                                                                                                                                            Lucy Johnson
                                      juana over 20 grams or controlled           Anthony Lavosier Pass Sr, 46,
lograms. Deputy J. Smith was ar-
                                      substance without a prescription.
                                                                                                                       FREE classes held in the con-
                                                                               was arrested on a warrant Feb. ference room at Hendry Conve-
                                                                                                                                                                           Barbara Fussell
resting officer. David Cavazos, 21,
was arrested Feb. 27 and charged      Deputy Ty Marshall was arresting         25 and charged with VOP: Felony nient Care Center, LaBelle.                           Federal & State Grant Staff
                                      officer.                                  or community control. Deputy M.
with kidnapping a minor - inter-
                                                                               Favara was arresting officer.
                                                                                                                       Contact Eliseo Rangel at 239-                 Akin-Davis Funeral Home
fering with custody. Deputy Che-                                                                                   462-9068 to register.
valier was arresting officer.          Clewiston                                   Darnell Downs, 24, was ar-
    Johnnie Kay Perez, 48, was ar-        Douglas Scott Garrett III, 19,       rested Feb. 23 in a warrant and
rested Feb. 25 and charged with       was arrested March 2 on a war-           charged with VOP: felony or
VOP: felony or community con-         rant and charged with FTA; felo-         community control. Deputy Bon-
trol. Deputy Rick Perian was ar-
                                                                                                                                                       ts… and frie
                                                                                                                                                ity roo
                                      ny. Deputy Larry Preece was ar-          nie Weaver amphetamine - distri-
resting officer.
    Carissa Darlene Turner, 18, was
                                      resting officer.
                                          Kendrick Dewayne Butler, 35,
                                                                               bution, delivery within 1,000 feet
                                                                                                                                              un                   ndl
                                                                               of a school or child care facility.
                                                                                                                                                                      yb
                                                                                                                                            mm
arrested Feb. 24 and charged with     was arrested Feb. 28 and charged         Deputy Ty Marshall was arresting
                                                                                                                                                                        ra
                                                                                                                                          co
amphetamine - distribution, deliv-    on a warrant with VOP: Felony or         officer.
ery within 1,000 feet of a school
or child care facility. Deputy Ty
                                      community control. Deputy Leigh             Brodrick Deshawn McKen-                                                                 n
                                                                                                                                ep




                                      Chavelier was arresting officer.          zie, 14, was arrested Feb. 26 and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ch




Marshall was arresting officer.            Tafarza Deon Williams, 25,           charged with burglary of a dwell-
                                                                                                                              De




                                                                                                                                                                                                                        es.




    Janie Nicole McBride, 18, was     was arrested Feb. 26 and charged
arrested Feb. 24 and charged with                                              ing - unarmed with no assault or
                                      with possession of a weapon by
amphetamine - distribution, deliv-    a convicted felon or concealed           battery and larceny - petit theft
ery within 1,000 feet of a school     weapon, resisting an officer with-        first offense. Deputy Cruz was the
or child care facility. Deputy Ty     out violence and fraud/obstruc-          arresting officer. McKenzie was
Marshall was arresting officer.        tion - impersonating or giving a         also arrested on a warrant and
    Oscar Saldana-Vargas, 17, was     false ID to a law enforcement of-        charged with failure to appear for
arrested Feb. 24 and charged with     ficer. Deputy L. Brooks was arrest-       a felony offense by Deputy Julio
a nonmoving traffic violation - op-    ing officer.                              Perez.


  Christ the King                                           NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
                                                                 CITY OF LABELLE
                                                                                                                                           Like the live oak,
                                                                                                                                           Seacoast National
                                                                                                                                                                                                  right here, not a distant
                                                                                                                                                                                                 phone bank. Most of all,
      Lutheran Church                                        RESOLUTION NO. 2009-03
                                                                                                                                           Bank has stood fast                                   you’ll find you can feel
                                       Notice is hereby given that the City Commission of the City of LaBelle                             against the storms
                                       will hold a public hearing Thursday, MARCH 12, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. in                                                                                     good about banking with
                                                                                       .
                                       the Commission Room, LaBelle City Hall, 481 W Hickpochee Avenue,                                of financial change by                                 people who have been
                                       LaBelle, for the purpose of considering the following:                                        developing deep roots and                             dedicated to the well-being of
                                                              RESOLUTION NO. 2009-03                                                 growing steadily. And today, we
                                                                                                                                                                                      our community for over 80 years.
                                                                Utility Rate Increases                                               continue to grow and nurture the
                                                                                                                                     hopes and dreams of our community.              So whether it’s a home mortgage,
                                       All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard with respect
                                       to the proposed ordinances. Interested persons may appear on their                            At Seacoast National Bank, you’ll find           sound ideas for your savings, or a
  “Where everybody is Somebody ---     own behalf or by agent or attorney. If anyone decides to appeal a                             friendly service, professional expertise,       retirement plan, when you need
         and Jesus is Lord.”           decision made by the Commission with respect to any matter consid-                            and local decision-making. When you             us, we will always be here. Just
                                       ered at the meeting or hearing, a record of the proceeding will be
  9 a.m Sunday Worship                 needed for the appeal and that for such purposes, may need to insure                          call for advice, you’ll talk to someone         like the live oak.
       Lord’s Supper                   that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record
                                       includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be
  1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday                based.
  10:15 am. Bible Study
                                       SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: IF YOU REQUIRE SPECIAL AID OR SER-                                                                     Feel good about your bank.
                                       VICES AS ADDRESSED IN THE AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT,
      6   2
  863-675-2733                         PLEASE CONTACT THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE AT 863-675-2872, NO                                                                www.seacoastnational.com
    christthekingc@aol.com             LESS THAN FIVE (5) DAYS PRIOR TO THE ABOVE STATED HEARING
                                       DATE.                                                                                                                  17 N. Lee St., Labelle • 675-2300
  www.christthekinglabelle.ws/
                                       City of LaBelle
     .4 miles west of Hwy 29           City Commission
             on CR 78                  Paul K. Puletti, Mayor
Post it anytime at the LaBelle public forum at newszap.com.                                                         day for the bike parking was very       was very happy with the turn out.        one out but I’m sure I’m going to,
It is a hometown site, so visit the page as often as you would thanks                                               much appreciated. With about            It’s always a great thing when rid-      like I said, an event like this takes
like and share your comments (but no personal attacks or pro-                                                       3,000 bikes passing though La-          ers come together to raise money
                                                                              Now that the dust is settled                                                                                           lots of folks to keep it running
fanities, please). You can also make a comment by sending an                                                        Belle during the weekend parking        but when it’s for children that
e-mail to cbnews@newszap.com. Comments will be published and the palm fronds are cleared                                                                                                             smoothly all weekend. Wayne
                                                                                                                    of the bikes is a real all day chore    makes it extra special. Putting an       Wilkins, Michele Woods, Dan &
in the newspaper as space permits.                                         away, I want to give a very huge
                                                                                                                    and there were many others that         event like this together requires        Delma Gregory, Angel, Ron, De-
                                                                           thank you to all my friends that
    SAVE YOUR MONEY: All of these layoffs around our country are showed up at the Kruisin’ with                     assisted in keeping the park area       sponsors along with volunteers           nise and the list goes on and on....
really starting to terrify me. We do not know who is next. The more Kati Bike Event during Swamp                    organized and running smoothly.         so I’d like to thank the attorneys       oh yes and my husband Tom for
time goes on, the more people are getting scared. I know I am afraid Cabbage weekend. This year we                  Dan Atkisson who took on the            office that helped me with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                     putting up with me for at least
to buy anything. Are others feeling that way, too? That we should hold pretty much doubled in size and              responsibility of keeping the park-     trophies and all the TV adver-
                                                                                                                    ing crews organized, a big thanks       tisements... Goldstein, Buckley,         3 month while I am consumed
on to our money as much as we can because we do not know what that meant a whole lot more                                                                                                            with getting every thing ready for
is around the corner for us? Of course, we have to have the necessi- work and organizing. Legion Rid-               to you too... Terry Woods, thank        Cechman, Rice & Purtz, the event
                                                                                                                    you for helping me keep every           would of been a whole lot hard-          the big weekend....Thank you all
ties, but buying as cheap as we can is probably the best move we can ers Post 130 Thank you for taking                                                                                               so very very much... and thank
make, even if we still have our jobs. That way you can hold on to your me up on the offer of running the            thing else running smoothly. I’ve       er to put together with out your
                                                                                                                    received many emails from out           support. I’d also like to mention        you vendors!!!!! and all the riders
money as much as possible.                                                                                                                                                                           that came to the event.... from the
                                                                           bike games on Saturday and help-         of towners impressed with how           you’ve been helping me with this
    For instance, make your car last as long as possible, too. Change
                                                                                                                                                                                                     bottom of my heart,
the oil regularly and you’ll see, your car will last longer. I am already ing out with parking of the bikes.        friendly and organized our event        for 3 years and I really do appreci-
finding that my money is adding up. This way I’ll have a little to fall The Christian Motorcycle Asso-               was. The charity that our event         ate it, the smiles on the faces of the       Thank you all,
back on if I am the next one to lose my job. It’s a tight way to live, but ciation I’d like to give you a huge      helped raise money for kids with        trophies winners really makes it             Kruisin’ with Kati
what choice do we have? If we lose our job, we’ll have nothing. Yes,
a little bit from unemployment, but soon they’ll probably have to cut
that out, just like every other program. Just save your money, that’s       Guest Commentary
my advice. Don’t go shopping unless you really need something. Our
cars may be old, but they run well, so that new car purchase can wait.
Have the oil changed often, and save your money for that rainy day.         Faith in the Marketplace: Are you blessed or cursed?
That’s what we’re doing.
                                                                            By Fr. Alan Kelmereit                   a biblical definition. Blessing is       to think of ourselves as blessed or      out God’s presence, all you have
    EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT: Everybody is always complaining                      Have you ever wondered if           the presence and action of God          cursed based on these kinds of           to work with is your own deci-
about improving education. How can we do that if we layoff people           your life is blessed or cursed?         on behalf of a person or group of       circumstances.                           sion making and ability. Unless
at school? These people must have been needed or they would not             When everything is going well,          people. Cursing is the withdrawal           In his letter to the church in       your ability is a whole lot better
have been hired in the first place. How are we going to improve edu-         it’s easy to be-                        of God’s presence and action. We        Rome, Paul wrote, “And we know           than mine, it usually doesn’t work
cation with one hand, and let go of school employees with the other?        lieve that your                         usually think of cursing as saying      that for those who love God, all
                                                                                                                    or doing something really nasty to      things work together for good…”          all that well. And without God’s
It doesn’t make sense. I heard my friend’s son say that he used to get      life is blessed.
                                                                            And        when                         someone, but that just doesn’t fit       Bad things happen to people. God         action to make “all things work
help and then all of a sudden his helping teacher was not there any
                                                                            everything is                           here.                                   gave every person the freedom of         together for good” you’re stuck
more. What ever happened to improving education? Is saving money
more important than our kids? They are the adults of the future. They’ll    falling apart,                              I’m reminded of the song, “I        choice to live as they please, and       with the consequences of your
be voting and making decisions. We do want them educated, right?            it’s just as easy                       Never Promised You a Rose Gar-          that means others can choose             own decisions and actions.
                                                                            to believe that                         den,” but really, we do live in a       to do bad things to you. It also             If you find yourself in that lat-
    SIGNS OF THE TIME: I am not on any kind of public assistance,           your life is                            rose garden of sorts. For every         means that you have the freedom          ter category, if you feel as if you’re
however on my job, I work with the public assistance organizations          cursed.       But                       beautiful rose, there is a whole        to choose to respond with love           living a cursed life, there is a solu-
                                                                            which is it? Or          Fr. Alan       mess of thorns. We can smell the        and forgiveness, or to respond in
almost on a daily basis. In this financial crisis that we have found our-                                                                                                                             tion. The solution is “loving God.”
                                                                            is it both, back      Kelmereit         perfume, but we get the scratches       kind. But we have Paul’s word:
selves in, beginning with Clinton and all his fanni mea and freddy mac                                                                                                                               As a personal matter, Jesus died
inflation.....leading us into Bush with certain deflation....that we are      and forth. And                          as well. Life is like that, isn’t it.   God will use all the circumstanc-
                                                                            is our own measure of what is           There is beauty, and good things        es of your life for your good, to        for you. If you are willing to ac-
seeing now, the public assistance organizations are overflowing with
                                                                            good or bad in life a fair indica-      happen to us. But there is also         make you better, stronger in your        cept that and follow him, you can
those in need of help. Now, think about it......the government is bor-
rowing money from other countries in order to bail us out, so they          tion of blessing or cursing? My         pain when bad things happen.            faith, stronger in character. This       make the move from cursing to
don’t have the money to hire any new staff to deal with the staggering      answer is, “No, it’s not.”              We take joy when we find a lov-          active presence of God in your life      blessing. God will work both the
number of applications for needy people who were once tax paying                We probably ought to first get       ing spouse, when we have faith-         is blessing.                             god and the bad in your life for
citizens of our communities, and now those people who were once             on the same page by defining             ful and forgiving friends, when we          For those who turn away from         your ultimate good.
paying taxes aren’t anymore because they are no longer employed.            what we mean by blessing and            have a satisfying job, when our         God, who do not have that living           Fr. Alan is pastor of Church of the
There will be those who lose everything. The point I am trying to           cursing. As you ought to expect,        kids make us proud. But misery          presence in their lives, the same         Good Shepherd, one block south of
make is, we can’t stand in judgement ever.                                  I’m not going to use the world’s        comes when we are betrayed by           circumstances of life are true.            Rt 80 on Collingswood Pkwy, Port
                                                                            definitions implied in the previ-        a spouse, or friends, or our kids,      Bad things happen along with the         LaBelle. 863-675-0385. FaithMarket-
                                                                            ous paragraph. I’m going to use         or when we lose a job. We want          good. The difference is that with-
Thank You                                                                                                                                                                                                       placce@embarqmail.com



Thanks for the great                     parents that adopted our pets at   Guest Commentary
                                         our Fourth Annual Swamp Cab-
support
   The Caloosa Humane Society
would like to offer a big, wet,
                                         bage Adopt-a-thon and all of
                                         the volunteers that helped with
                                         the adoptions. Your help was
                                                                            Septic Systems – Don’t let your drain cause you pain!
slobbery doggy kiss to everyone          greatly appreciated! We also had   By Patricia Dobbins                     home plumbing system. Just af-          tank truck and then dispose of           trucks, etc) to drive across or park
who helped to make our Swamp                                        Think about what goes down
                                         our monthly yard sale open and                                             ter the septic tank there should        the wastewater in an approved,           on the drainfield (Protect it from
Stomp 5k run walk a huge suc-                                   your drain. If you have a sep-
                                         many of you shopped to your                                                be a drain field that distributes the    sanitary manner. Here are some           being crushed)
cess!                                                           tic system, everything that goes
                                         hearts content! Watch for upcom-                                           waste water into the soil for final      tips to help prevent septic system           • Space your laundry out dur-
   A special thanks to the Fort                                 down your drain ends up in your
                                         ing sales dates and keep helping                                           treatment and disposal.                 failure:                                 ing the week, and schedule your
Myers Track Club for all of their                               septic tank. Well don’t let that                       If you have trouble with your            • Don’t pour any type of cook-       laundry for different times than
                                         to support your humane society!
hard work on the 5K run/walk                                    drain cause you                                     septic system, you may notice           ing oils or grease down your             your families’ showers so that
and all who participated. Con-              The animals really wanted to
                                                                pain! If you do                                     clogging drains, your sink may          drain.                                   your system is not overwhelmed
gratulations to the winners and          thank everyone for your support
                                                                not maintain                                        back up when you flush the toilet,           • Never flush paper towels,           by water in one day.
the finishers! We appreciate ev-          and we all look forward to your
                                                                your septic sys-                                    or you may notice a stinky smell        newspapers, rags or sticks (This
ery one of you.                          continuing support throughout
                                                                tem properly,                                                                                                                            Remember that your septic
                                                                                                                    similar to rotten eggs.                 could clog your drains and fill up        system is not a trash can. If you
   would also like to express our        the year.              you are sure to                                        Keep in mind that the well for       your septic tank rather quickly)
gratitude for all the new forever           Caloosa Humane Society
                                                                have the pain                                                                                                                        have any further questions on
                                                                                                                    your drinking water should be               • Don’t over-use household           septic systems, please contact
                                                                and aggrava-                                        at least 75 feet away from your         cleaning products in the showers,
Weather Forecast                                                tion from a
                                                                failed system,
                                                                                                                    septic system. You don’t want to        sinks, and tubs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     the Environmental Health office
                                                                                                                                                                                                     at the Hendry County Health De-
                                                                                         Patricia                   drink your toilet water do you? If          • Never flush any kind of pesti-
                                                                not to mention          Dobbins                     you start having trouble, septic        cides into your system (you need         partment (863) 674-4041 or the
   Weather forecast for Hendry County from the National Weather
                                                                a hefty chunk                                       tanks can be cleaned by a com-          the live bacteria in the septic tank     Glades County Health Depart-
Service                                                         out of your wallet! Failed septic                                                                                                    ment (863) 946-0212.
   LaBelle and surrounding area                                                                                     pany which is permitted by the          to help break down the waste)
                                                                systems are expensive to repair                                                                                                         (Patricia Dobbins is the Adminis-
                                                                                                                    county health department.                   • Have your septic system in-
   Thursday: Sunny with a high near 79 and winds from the east or replace. A septic system con-                                                                                                         trator for the Hendry and Glades
                                                                tains a large water-tight tank that                    Septic tanks should be cleaned       spected and pumped at least ev-           County Health Departments. If you
between 5 and 8 mph.                                                                                                by licensed and experienced pro-        ery three years by a licensed sep-        would like to read an article about
   Thursday night: Mostly clear with a low around 49 and winds takes in, and partially treats the                   fessionals who will pump out            tic tank contractor or plumber.          a particular health topic, please call
                                                                waste water that runs out of your
from the east between 5 and 8 mph.                                                                                  your septic tank contents into a            • Never allow vehicles (cars,               863-674-4041, extension 120)

Extended Forecast                                                           Guest Commentary
   Friday: Sunny with a high near 80 and winds from the east be-
tween 3 and 7 mph.
   Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 53 and winds from
the east between 3 and 6 mph.
                                                                            Health risks associated with wildfire smoke
                                                                            By Brenda Barnes                        tion.” stated Pat Dobbins, Admin-       that burns, such as wood fireplac-        persons with existing medical
   Saturday: Sunny with a high near 83 and winds from the east                  Hendry and Glades Counties          istrator for the Hendry and Glades      es, gas logs, gas stoves and even        conditions.
between 3 and 7 mph.                                                        – The Hendry and Glades Coun-           County Health Departments.              candles. Do not vacuum, which                tay indoors and run your air
   Saturday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 56.                      ty Health Departments and the               How to protect your family          stirs up particles already inside        conditioner, if you have one. Keep
   Sunday: Mostly sunny with a high near 83.                                Florida Depart-                         from smoke:                             your home. Also do not smoke             the fresh air intake closed and the
                                                                            ment of Health                              Pay attention to local news         tobacco.                                 filter clean to prevent bringing
   Sunday night: Mostly clear with a low around 59.                                                                 coverage or health warnings re-
                                                                            (DOH) caution                                                                       Follow your doctor’s advice          additional smoke inside. For best
   Monday: Mostly sunny with a high near 86.                                citizens      that                      lated to smoke.                         about taking medicines and fol-          results, run the air conditioning
                                                                            wildfire smoke                               Use common sense when out-          lowing your asthma management            with re-circulated air.
                                                                            is a respiratory                        side conditions are smoky. Avoid        plan if you have asthma or other             Help keep particle levels lower
                                                                            irritant that can                       prolonged outdoor activities. It is     lung disease. Call your doctor if        inside. When smoke levels are
                                                                            cause scratchy                          especially important to limit time      your symptoms worsen.                    high, try to avoid using anything
                                                                            throat or irri-                         spent outdoors for children and
                                                                            tated eyes and              Brenda      persons with existing medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                     that burns, such as wood fireplac-
                                                                            nose. Smoke                 Barnes      conditions.                             How to protect your                      es, gas logs, gas stoves and even
                                                                            can also worsen conditions such             Stay indoors and run your air                                                candles. Do not vacuum, which
  Our Purpose…                                                              as asthma and other chronic re-         conditioner, if you have one. Keep
                                                                                                                                                            family from smoke:                       stirs up particles already inside
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                                                                               Stuffed Pork Chop Dinner at celled. The Legion apologizes for talk with one of the team mem-                          England 863-674-0695.
    On Wednesday, February 11,                       Clay Cooper, Kelsey Cooper, Tay-      Dana, JD Delance, Tripp Edgar,         serve Champion Hog weighing in        Lowery captured the first place       ond place. JD is a member of the
the 4-H/FFA Market Swine Show                        lor Corbitt, Wyatt Corbitt, Shelby    Jordan Fiore, Robert Ford, Aleigh      at 285 pounds. H & H Harvesting       award. Emily Leon of the Pig Skin    Hogs R Us 4-H Club.
was held. The show consisted of                      Edgar, Nicole, Fiore, Steven Fiore,   Hackman, Jordan Hackman, Tay-          purchased Shelby’s hog.               Classic 4-H Club was awarded the         Hogs R Us 4-H Club member
4-H’ers exhibiting their market                      Tyler Flack, Lane Goodwin, Am-        lor Harvey, Kayla Hood, Kayla              After the placing of the swine    second place trophy.                 Tatiana White captured first place
swine ranging from 200 pounds                        ber Hamric, Shaina Hansen,            Howard, Leigh Huckabee, Emily          came the Showmanship catego-             In the Junior Swine Showman-      is the Junior Herdsman Division
to 310 pounds and was sponsored                      Ryan Howard, Emily Hull, Gary         Leon, Dalton Mace, Jessica Ma-         ry.                                   ship category: Pig Skin Classic      with Aleigh Hackman in second
by Diamond R Fertilizer. Florida                     Ben Hull, Monica Ledesma, JC          this, Andy McAvoy, Clayton Mer-            Showmanship is judged on          4-H Club member Joey Leon was        place.
Gulf Coast University sponsored                      Leon, Joey Leon, Jordan Lowery,       ritt, Tyler Murray, Randy Perkins,     the ability to exhibit an animal to   awarded the first place award.            Aleigh is also a member of the
the belt buckles.                                    Bo Meador, Alexis Miller, Britney     Jarad Plair, Marshall Platt, Dillion   its best advantage, as well as the    Alexis Miller of the Hogs R Us 4-H   Hogs R Us 4-H Club.
    The official judge of the eve-                    Mills, Shelby O’Bannon, Bailey        Powell, Kaleb Rosbough, Lori           overall care and training of the      Club captured the second place
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Congratulations to all of the
ning was Mr. Rick Ahrens of Riv-                     Passmore, Alexandra Pequeno,          Spangler, Haley Stephens, Cory         animal.                               award.
                                                                                                                                                                           Hogs R Us 4-H Club member         exhibitors; thank you club lead-
erview, Florida.                                     Miranda Pequeno, Dalton Rose,         Taylor, Corie Tolar, Cassidy Willis        The exhibitors are judged                                              ers and parents. The Double “H”
    The hogs were judged on mus-                     Derik Rose, Deedra Shackford,         and Russell Zerbe.                     on control, presentation to the       Lane Goodwin was the winner
                                                                                                                                                                        of the Average Daily Gain award      Livesock 4-H Club is led by Co-
cling, trimness, length of body,                     Christian Skinner, Heron Span-             The Grand Champion Swine          judge, awareness of the judge,                                             lette Willis and Sidney Platt and
spring to the rib, design, produc-                   gler, Thayer Stem, Haley Walker,      was shown by Amber Hamric              and knowledge of the species.         with Amber Hamric capturing the
                                                                                                                                                                        second place award. Amber is a       the Hogs R Us 4-H Club is under
tive type, correctness of finish,                     Morgan Walker, Logann, White,         of the Double H Livestock 4-H          Planning, practicing, and neat ap-                                         the direction of Scott Hackman.
and expected carcass desirability.                   Tatianna White, and Megan             Club. Amber’s hog weighed 308          pearance will assist the exhibitor    member of the Double “H” Live-
                                                                                                                                                                        stock 4-H Club.                          Donna Hull and Doreen Back-
    Receiving blue ribbons for                       Woodruff.                             pounds and was purchased by            in being successful.                                                       es are the leaders of the Pig Skin
                                                                                                                                                                           Dalton Rose of the Pig Skin
their entry:                                            Receiving red ribbons for          Wesley O’Ferrell.                          In the Senior Swine Showman-                                           Classic 4-H Club.
                                                                                                                                                                        Classic 4-H Club was awarded
    Ryley Bowen, April Brooks,                       their entry: Gwen Ash, Bryana              Shelby O’Bannon of the Hog        ship division: Double “H” Live-
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Upthegrove Elementary School Kindergarten classes would                             Terri                            863-675-7522                                             Shary
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                                          years, Mary Ellen (Gilmore) Darby;                                              ASSOCIATES: EDITH HACKMANN
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                                          (Mike) of Naples, Fla.; six grandchil-                                       $1,000/M
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  ORTONA — Dolores Ann “Dolly”            Joshua McGill of LaBelle, Fla., Jenni-                                       3/2 340 N RIVERVIEW ST - 750/M
Dowhen, 79, beloved wife of Travis        fer, Michael Dick and Chelsea Gu-
W. Dowhen for 59 years, died Feb.                                                                                      3/2/2CAR on the River/ Ft. Denaud
                                          tierrez of Naples, Fla.; three great-
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“Turkey Creek”, Ortona.                   and Emily and Patty Markussen; and        on Prow Ter. in Country Village    2/2 CARPORT *Caged Pool* - $1,000/M
  Formerly of Milwaukee, Dolores is       a brother, Dennis Morrissey (Nor-            RENTALS AVAILABLE (NO PETS)     3/2 CARPORT in Ft Denaud Rd -
also survived by son, Dennis; grand-      ma) of LaBelle.                           1/1 OXBOW DR. - Condo - $550/M     $1,200/M
children, Kris, Travis R., Jeffrey; and
four sisters and brothers all residents   Joy Spencer Miller, 56
of the Milwaukee area.                      FORT MYERS — Joy Spencer Mill-
  Memorials may be made to the            er, passed away Wednesday, Feb.
Mayo Clinic, in support of pulmonary      25, 2009, in Bonita Springs. She was
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                                          both LaBelle Elementary and                                                                          family rooms and located on
away Feb. 19, 2009, in Washington
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                                             She was a member of The Church                                                                    boats, canoes, kayaks. $189,900                                                               45 South Riverview • LaBelle, FL
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Glades and Hendry county and                                                              within walking distance to the river
                                                                                                                                               low taxes, this is a property that you
graduated from LaBelle High School        of her life.                                    & boat ramp. $49,000
                                                                                                                                               do not want to pass up! This seclud-
                                            She was preceded in death by her                                                                   ed 20+/- acres, which backs up to
in 1954.                                                                                                                                       the Babcock Ranch preserve, with                              FEATURES OF THE WEEK!                           3BR/2BA WATERFRONT HOME, Gulf
   In his younger years Sonny worked      parents, William and Ruth Wallace                                                                    an older manufactured home.                            3/2 CUSTOM HOME - Almost New!                          Access, ½ Acre lot. East of LaBelle. Price
at various jobs from building boats       Spencer; and two brothers, Bill and                                                                  $199,000                                               REDUCED $48,900. PENDING                               to sell at $314,900
at Ft. Myers Beach to hunting for a       Martin Spencer.                                                                                    • THIS BEAUTIFUL 4 BEDROOM, 2                            BUSINESS ZONED PROPERTY! ¾                             5BR/4BA (3 MASTER SUITES) Pool
living and eventually started to work       Survivors include her husband,
                                          Mike Miller; three sons, Michael Mill-      • THIS 3 BEDROOM 3 BATH HOME is
                                                                                                                                               BATH HOME, with two decks,
                                                                                                                                               whirlpool, tiki bar, large barn/work-                                  SOLD
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Acre property w/frontage on Riverview
                                                                                                                                                                                                      and Hwy 80. $100,000.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Home on ¾+ acre lot in town!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             $399,000
for Florida Oil Well Service in 1966                                                    the perfect place for a growing family,                shop, 2 car detached garage with
and retired from the oilfields in 1992.    er (Sue Ann), Shaun Miller, and Tyl-          or a great weekend getaway at an                       workshop, carport, and much more                                        HOMES                                           HOMES ON ACREAGE
   In 1973, he and Estle Williams         er Miller; one daughter, Nikku Miller;        affordable price all located on a beau-                is waiting on you! $225,000                            2BR/1BA MOBILE HOME in Ortona                          3BR/2 BA MOBILE on 2.5 acres.
went to Arkansas and fell in love         one grandson, Hunter Miller; one              tiful 1.25 +/- acre home site. $105,000              • GREAT 4 BEDROOM, 2 BATH POOL                           w/water views $49,500                                  $145,900.
                                                                                                                                               HOME located in Belmont subdivi-                       3BR/2BA MOBILE in the city. $71,000.
with the land and the people and          sister, Jacqueline Spencer and many                                                                  sion. Close to town, yet peaceful                                                                             4BR/2BA MOBILE HOME! 5+/- Acres,
                                          nieces and nephews.                                                                                  and quite. Located on .40+/- acre.                     ¾ ACRE (6 LOTS) on corner of Hwy 78                    cleared w/fence and pond. $179,000.
they purchased adjoining property in                                                                                                                                                                  and Commanchee 125' x 250' $99,900
hopes of retiring there.                    Memorial services were held Satur-                                                                 $237,500                                                                                                      3BR/2BA CBS on 5 Acres in the country.
                                                                                                                                             • THIS STILTED 2/1 BATH NEW CON-                         3BR/2BA HOME! Large Oaks and nicely                    $200,000
   Sonny and his family lived in La-      day, Feb. 28, 2009 at Carlson Memo-                                                                  STRUCTION HOME with all the                            landscaped. $128,900
Belle and Felda, Fla., til 1975 then      rial United Methodist Church,               • MOTIVATED SELLER SAYS BRING                            amenities has the perfect deck for                                                                            12+/- ACRES W/3BR/2BA CBS HOME
                                                                                        OFFERS!!!! This 3 bedroom, 2 bath                                                                             4BR/2BA HOME! Seller will contribute                   fronting on Hwy 78 West of LaBelle!
moved to the Whidden homestead            LaBelle, with Pastor Benton Man-                                                                     afternoon views. Built in 2007 with
                                                                                        home, located on 6.29+/- acres is in                   120MPH hurricane wind standards,                       towards Buyers Closing Costs! $135,500                 $300,000
at Corkscrew Settlement in Collier        gueira and Reverend Jeff Moran offi-           almost new condition, and is wait-                                                                            3BR/1BA MOBILE w/great views of the
                                                                                        ing on you to call it home! $179,000                   a 4' x 30' dock with 2 dolphin pilings                                                                        3BR/2BA HOME on 1.37+/- Acre!
County. Sonny retired and moved to        ciating.                                                                                             and 2 bollards on land for bow &                       river. $149,500.                                       Commercial Zoned, Hwy Frontage.
Kingston.                                   In lieu of flowers, the family re-                                                                  stern lines. Dock has 30 & 50 amp                      3BR/2BA HOME has charming setting                      $399,500
   He was preceded in death by his        quests memorial donations be sent                                                                    power along with water. $275,000                       under shaded oak canopy. B-2 zoning
                                                                                                                                             • 5 RENTAL UNITS, WITH 2 BED-                            allows for residential use now and future              8.8 +/- ACRES FRONTING ON HWY
parents, Jasper and Helen Darby;          to Joy Spencer Miller Educational                                                                    ROOMS, & 1 BATH, all renovated in                                                                             720! 3Br/1Ba CBS Home. $490,000.
one son, Lee Austin Darby; brothers,      Fund at Florida Community Bank for                                                                                                                          business/investment         opportunities.
                                                                                                                                               2007 and currently rented for $760
                                                                                                                                                                                                      $149,900                                               5BR/4BA HOME built in 2004 on 20+/-
Perry (Buddy), Aubrey, Raymond            Joy’s children.                             • LOT OF LIVING SPACE! Huge living                       each. In addition approximately 3/4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Acres. $795,000
                                                                                        room and family room, dining                           of the property is a PALM TREE                         3BR/2BA CUSTOM HOME- Seller will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             3/2 POOL HOME ON 66.5 +/- acres in Felda.
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                                                                                                                                Dickinson, Paul Meador, Katie Solomon,                                w/remodeled 2/2 "Cracker-Style" House                  in Felda, less than $8,600 / ACRE.
                                                                                                                                   Nancy Lou Smith, Tracey Williams                                   on .60 +/- acre. $289,000                              LOTS AVAILABLE Please call for details

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Whatley, Yvonne Doll, Consuelo Tarin Lopez, Suzanne Nickerson, Judy Cross McClure,
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                                                                                     • Coporate owned! 3/2 in Port LaBelle. Needs a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Delia Miners, Hugo Vargas
                                                                                     little TLC but priced to sell! $54,900.                   580 S. Main St. • LaBelle, FL 33935 • 863 675-1973                                                                       & Neal Livingston
                                                                                              ********** HOMES **********                    $73,500                                                living. This 4BR/2B home on 10+/- acres has it all,     • Needing Privacy? Beautiful 4.58 a/c +/- with older
                                                                                    • Beautiful custom built home on river w/high ceil-      • Corporate owned! 3/2 in Lehigh Acres off of          from it spacious family room w/stone fireplace, mas-    mobile home. (potential rental income) outside city
                                                                                    ings, split floor plan, stainless steel appliances,      Gunnery Rd. 1,500 sq. ft. of living area, spacious     ter suite w/ office, covered porch, and fencing for     limits. Priced to sell! $93,000
                                                                                    caged pool and large patio area. Also includes a               UNDER CONTRACT
                                                                                                                                             floor plan and close to shopping and schools.          horses. This one is a steal @ only $250,000             • Starter home or investment! 2/1 on 1.86 acres with
                                                                                    10,000 pound boat lift. $495,000                         $62,000.                                               • Size will surprise you! 2BR/2B home on 10+/-          Florida room and covered porch. Priced to sell. $64,900.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SOLD!!!
                                                                                    • Horse lovers welcome! 4/2.5 on 3.24+/- in Port         • Coporate owned! 3/2, 2 car garage, seperate living   acres is very well kept and former module home.         • Affordable starter or rental home. 3/1.5 on corner lot in
                                                                                    LaBelle Ranchettes subdivision. 2,500 sq. ft of living   room! Family room. $62,400.                            Features a warm comfortable living room w/gas fire-     Moore Haven. $50,000.
                                                                                    area, 2 car garage, wrap around porch and lots, lots     • Duplex - 3/2 each side with single car garage.       place, spacious kitchen, front & real covered porch-    • Corporate owned! 3/2 just a few miles south of LaBelle.
                                                                                    more. $335,000.                                          Needs a little TLC but priced to sell. $60,000.        es. $250,000                                            Needs a little TLC. $43,000
                                                                                    • Corporate owned! 4/3, caged pool, steal building,      • Fisherman’s weekend retreat: 3/2 stilt home,         • Immaculate 4/2 on 9.54 acres. Spacious living                     Call about our vacant land!
                                                                                           UNDER CONTRACT
                                                                                    and huge gazebo all on 3 acres right outside of
                                                                                    LaBelle. $151,000
                                                                                                                                             w/covered carport, fenced yard and in move in con-
                                                                                                                                             dition. $60,000.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    room, family room w/fireplace, large master suite,
                                                                                                                                                                                                    lots, lots of more. $249,900.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ********** LOTS **********
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • .29 +/- acre in Belmont S/D. Priced to sell at only
                                                                                    • Corporate owned and priced to sell! In Clewiston       • Corporate owned! 4/2 located in Sun-N-Lakes          • Plenty of room for gardening on these 2.29+/-         $42,000. Possible seller financing.
                                                                                                 !!SOLD!!
                                                                                    with spacouls rooms located on a corner lot at inter-
                                                                                    secting canals. $114,900
                                                                                                                                             Subdivision near Lake Placid. Needs a TLC.
                                                                                                                                             $55,500.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    acres with a 3/2 manufactured home. Motivated sell-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    er. $150,000.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Call about our Port LaBelle lots!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ********** COMMERCIAL **********
                                                                                    • Nice 3/1 CBS in Port LaBelle. Seller says make         • Coporate owned! 3/2 in Port LaBelle. Needs a lit-    • Relax the rural way! Situated on 1.25 acs in grow-    • REDUCED! Great investment property! Located
                                                                                    offer! $105,000.                                               UNDER CONTRACT
                                                                                                                                             tle TLC but priced to sell! $54,900.                   ing Montura, beautiful new 2006 3/2 manufactured        just feet from SR80 in LaBelle. The building has over
                                                                                    • 3/2 on oversized corner lot in Port LaBelle. Make      • 2/2 on oversized corner lot in LaBelle. Ceramic      home with over 1100 sq ft of living area. SELLER        1800 square feet of office space and has plenty of
                                                                                    your appt today. $99,900.                                      UNDER CONTRACT
                                                                                                                                             tile, single car garage. Screened porch and lots       FINANCING AVAILABLE! $129,900                           room for parking. The floorplan has the advantage
                                                                                    • Cozy 2/1 in Port LaBelle. COmpletely redone form       more. $49,900.                                         • Want country living without the long drive to the     of being able to be split into 2 separate rental offices,
                                                                                    top to bottom. Need to see to believe. $90,000.          • Corporate owned! 4/2 located only a couple miles     city? Get the best of both worlds with this 3BR/2BA     while still providing a common lobby area.
                                                                                      • Corporate owned! 3/2.5 pool home. Located            away form Lake Placid. $49,900.                        home on 2.29+/- acres on Case Road. Enjoy the           $369,900
                                                                                           UNDER CONTRACT
                                                                                    close to town in Lehigh Acres. Needs a little TLC.
                                                                                    $79,900.
                                                                                                                                             • Corporate owned! Immaculate 3/2 CBS home in
                                                                                                                                             Lehigh near Lee Blvd on .25 acre. $46,900.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    quiet & privacy plus a wood burning fireplace, vault-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    ed ceilings, and Texas sized rooms! $124,900.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Log Cabin BBQ - Centrally located in LaBelle with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            167+/- feet of frontage on SR80. $279,000!
                                                                                    • Corporate owned in Lehigh Acres! 3/2 CBS home                                                                                                                         • Prime 20+/- acre potential commercial parcel
                                                                                           UNDER CONTRACT
                                                                                    with a den. Ceramic tile, solid surface counter, great                !!SOLD!!
                                                                                                                                             • Lehigh - Centrally located 3/1.5 CBS home on .30
                                                                                                                                             of an acrea. $40,000.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Let's make a deal! 3 bedroom 2 bath home fea-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    tures built in cabinets, large master bath, spacious    located near West Glads Elementary in Muse and
                                                                                    floor plan. $79,900.                                     • Corporate owned! Handy man special. 3/2 CBS in       kitchen, and plenty of elbow room thru the rest of      just minutes away from downtown LaBelle. $3.50
                                                                                    • Corporate owned! 3/2 CBS home w/2 car garage,          Central Lehigh. $38,000.                               the house. Outside you will find a fenced yard and      per square foot.
                                                                                    large kitchen area, oversized den. Needs minor cos-      • Great investment potential! 1BR/1B home on a         storage shed. $110,000                                  • Invest now - build later! Corner lot outside city
                                                                                    metic work. $74,900.                                     corner lot. Homes needs some work… but is priced       • Two for the price of one! All on one acre. 3/2 well   limits near town. $155,000.
                                                                                    • Bank approved Short Sale! Nice 2006 3/2 with           to sell. $25,000                                       maintained manufactured home plus a 2/2 manufac-        • Location! Location! Property located at entrance
                                                                                    vaulted ceilings, spacious rooms, plenty of kitchen           ********** MOBILE HOMES **********                tured home. Plenty of fruit trees and oak trees. All    of LaBelle. $70,000.
                                                                                    cabinets! Near schools and outside city limits.          • Need more "living" room? 2,152 sq ft of luxurious    offers welcome! $100,000
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Cullligan, and Sue Danahy.            you” to all who participated and
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Fidanza, June Cole and Lynn and       cessful day to all of our very gen-
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L.W. Howard, Rod Murray, Seth         Loftis for allowing us to use the
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3/2 Homes of Merit on 2.5                  3/2 Brick Home in Caloosa                  4/3 Custom Home on 5
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                                                                                                                                                                   The proud owner of the new                                   • 520 Vero Ave Pioneer 3/2 on 2.5                                 Road. Zoned C-1 Transitional.
                                                                                                                                                                   250 Polaris four wheeler raf-                                  acres $125,000. Call Cathy Lee                                  Call Randy Beres 239-565-8878
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Sport Shorts                                Come celebrate with INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Archery, anyone?
    The Lee County Archers are                                                          On Sunday, March 8, 2009. ICF will be cele-
registering new participants. The                                                        brating Rev. and Mrs. Sammy Co’s ten years
following events take place at the                                                       of pastoral service in LaBelle. The church is
Nalle Grade County Park Range                                                             located at 233 Clark Street, LaBelle, FL.
in North Ft. Myers:                                                                     The founding pastor, Rev. Jerry Dean, will be
    Thursday, March 12, 7 p.m.                                                           ministering during both services. It will be a
Monthly Membership Meeting
and 20 Yard Target League.                                                              great time of food, fun and fellowship. Special
    Sunday, March 15, 3D Ar-                                                            anniversary service begins at 10:30 A.M., and
chery Shoot at the Nalle Grade                                                            the afternoon special service at 3:00 P.M.
County Park in North Fort Myers.                                                          Lunch will be served after the morning ser-
The shoot is hosted by the Lee                                                          vice. There will be a “fish fry” after the after-
County Archers. A roving field                                                           noon service. All kinds of games for everyone
range consisting of 20 3D target
                                                                                               will be played. UPC, ACTS 2:38,
stations, and a 14 station N.F.A.A.      For more information, please call 863-675-1112              www.ICFministry.com
field course. Sign up 8–8:30 a.m.;
shotgun start at 9 a.m. A $10
shooting fee applies. Info: Ben
Brown (239) 369-6212.
    Sunday: April 5, 9 a.m., 900
Round event.

Guided Nature Walk
planned April 22
    On Wednesday, April 22, from,
2 to 4 p.m, join park staff on a
stroll through native habitat this                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                home built with new ICF construction features tray ceil-
earth day. See first hand the plants                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ings, tile floors and granite countertops. Outer walls are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  mold, mildew and termite proof offering superior insula-
and animals that make southwest                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   tion. Buy today and save on your electric bills forever.
Florida so unique. Participants                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   $259,900
should be able to walk approxi-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Spacious 3/2.5 two story home on 1.8 +/- fenced ac.
                                       NAPLES $259,900 - Poinciana Vilage across from             GREAT LOCATION TO LIVE $125,000. This 3/2/2 Attached             GREAT 3/2 COUNTRY HOME $89,900. Wood Siding                                                                                    Features spacious front porch, large deck & screen porch
mately one and a half miles.           Gray Oaks close to town and access to I-75 Naples is       villa is like new in a gated community with amenities galore!    with Shutters Boards 1/2 acre lot, Oak and palms, great                                                                        on back. Hurricane shutters, new roof, separate
Please dress appropriately and         a great place to live. MLS#200907119                       MLS#200909878                                                    neighborhood to raise children or for retirement.                   180 N Bridge St. • LaBelle, FL                             garage/workshop, 2 storage sheds. $250,000
                                                                                                                                                                   MLS#200906160                                                                                                                  In the city and close to everything this spacious 3/2 brick
bring a water bottle. We will meet                                                                                                                                                                                                             (863) 675-6788                                     home with 40x20 caged pool on oak filled lot is designed
at the main entrance of the park                                                                                                                                                                                                          Donna Kane, Broker                                      for comfort. Custom cabinets, solid surface countertops,
at 18500 North River Rd. There                                                                                                                                                                                                                Associates:                                         brick fireplace, two storage sheds and a fenced back yard.
is no cost to participate in this                                                                                                                                                                                                    Trisha Arnold, Denise Walker,                                $229,900
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Beverly Curtis, Wayne Simmons                                 3/2 CBS home located in Belmont offers a lot of livability.
program and registration is not                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Features a formal living room, family room, split bedroom
required. Limit 25 participants.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  floor plan, new roof in '07 & freshly painted. Enjoy a pri-
Children must be accompanied                                                                                                                                                                                                                               HOMES                                  vate back yard overlooking a canal. $219,000
                                       HEART OF LABELLE $195,000 REDUCED                          GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A 2006 HOME $67,900.                                                                                3/2 CBS home on 20 +/- ac. Features include cathedral              Palmdale - 3 br/2 ba remodeled Cracker house on 6 acres
by an adult. For more information      PRICE! On this Brick home-corner of Belmont and            Unit 9 of Port LaBelle. Home offers spacious living room, din-   NICE HOUSE ON BEAUTIFUL LOT IN THE QUAINT                   ceilings, built-in entertainment center, hickory cabinets,         with a small palm and oak tree nursery - $199,900.
please call Kelly at 239-693-2690.     4th vacant ready to move in priced for quick sale.         ing area and inside laundry room. Home needs alittle TLC.        TOWN OF LABELLE. Has Hard wood floors, Cermic tile          screen porch on front & back of home. Florida room over-           Upgrades galore in this 3 br/2 ba w/den and a designer
                                       3/2/2. MLS#200811329                                       MLS#200864540                                                    and a very cosy fireplace with French door leading to the   looks a stocked pond. Fenced & cross-fenced, 40x60 metal           kitchen all for $189,900
                                                                                                                                                                   deck. Needs tlc. $99,000. MLS#200902909                     workshop, 36x36 horse barn w/tack room! $699,000                   Bring the horses and the family to this immaculate 3 br/2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               3/2 CBS home in small residential S/D. Oversized garage,           ba CBS home with new galvalume roof on fenced 2+/-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               indoor utility, large spacious bedrooms, large master suite,       acres. $189,900
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               great room, breakfast room, tile/wood flooring, & lanai.           Reduced Laurel Oaks S/D - 6 new CBS homes 3 and 4 bed-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               $399,900                                                           room models - priced from $150,000 to $245,000.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               3 br/2 ba 2 story home on 3.5 +/- ac. endless possibilities        Owners says sell - bring offers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               with the large open room on 2nd floor, dual A/C system,            Welcome mat out! This 2/1 features wood laminate in liv-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               20'x62 pole barn w/ workshop. Bring the horses.                    ing & dining rooms, & carpet in bedrooms. New kitchen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               $384,000                                                           cabinets, appliances, faucets, fixtures and vinyl siding.
                                       GREAT DEAL. WON'T LAST LONG! $159,900. This is a well      LIVE IN CITY WITH THE FEEL OF THE COUNTRY!                       WOW MORE FOR YOUR MONEY! $135,000. This 3/2/2               Picture perfect 3 br/2.5 ba home on an acre in Old Fort            Screened porch across the entire back side of the house.
                                       maintained 1990 manufactured home 3 Bedroom, 2 Baths and   $245,000. Great for family or plenty of room for growth & vis-   Home has a metal roof screened lanai and many appliances    Denaud. Features split floor plan, formal dining room,             $115,900
                                       2 additional rooms located on 5+/- acres in Muse.          tors! Well maintained a must see. Property being sold AS IS.     included. You can't beat this deal. MLS#200848733           large open kitchen , 10' ceilings, self-cleaning in-ground         Bank owned! Upgraded 3 BD/2BA home features, solid
                                       MLS#200850284                                                                                                                                                                           pool on screened lanai. Attached and separate air condi-           surface countertops, whirlpool tub, and wood laminate
                                                                                                  MLS#200839901
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               tioned garages. $350,000                                           floors. $98,515
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Caloosa Estates. Treat your family to this beautiful 3371 sq ft.   Huge oaks shade the back yard of this affordable 3 br/2ba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Caloosa Estates 3BD/2BA custom split floor plan home on            home. Features include spacious master bedroom, wood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               .8 acre. This quality built homes offers many delightful fea-      plank flooring, screened front entry, fenced back yard, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               tures. Call for details. $295,000.                                 concrete slab basketball court. $95,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Immaculate 3 bd/ 2 ba CBS home on 8th Ave. Built in 2006           Perfection! Is the best way to describe this wonderful
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and loaded with upgrades. Make your appointment to see this        3BD/1BA CBS home. Offering a newer metal roof, tile and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               home. $269,900                                                     laminate flooring, updated fixtures and a fenced back
                                       WHAT A GREAT OPPORTUNITY! $250,000. Conrete                                                                                 WOW READY TO MOVE INTO! $114,000. 3/2 DBWD                  CBS 3BD/2BA pool home located on a cul-de-sac. Features            yard. This one is a "Must See" $89,900
                                       Block Home under construction on 5 acres. Home has         HOME AWAY FROM HOME! $115,000. Manufactured home                 Completely fenced with Florida room located on man          are a galvalume roof, den, tile floors, Silestone countertops,     3/2 wood frame home w/ SR 29 frontage. Includes mobile
                                       been framed and has rough electric & plumbing in.          located in Moore Haven Yacht Club a 55+ Community. Easy          made lake. Home is both private and Serene.                 wood burning fireplace, soaring ceilings & generous room           home. Both sold "as is." $80,000
                                       MLS#200850271                                              access to lake for boating or fishing! MLS#200851138             MLS#200853475                                               sizes. Designed with energy efficiency in mind, this home is                                FOR RENT
      The most important                                                                                                                                                                                                       a true gem. $269,000                                               2/1 Country Village $500/mo
   20 minutes of your day                                                                                                                                                                                                      Beauty, warmth & value! You'll find all three in this 4/2.5        3/1 on 3 ac: $650/mo
  is the time spent reading                                                                                                                                                                                                    CBS 3 story home within city limits. Features include 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               fireplaces, office/den w/ ½ bath, 3rd floor game room, &
     with your child from                                                                                                                                                                                                      many more extras. $259,900                                                  Visit us at
       birth to age nine.                                                                                                                                                                                                      Energy-Conscious Design - This 3 bd/2.5 ba split floor plan         www.heritagelandco.com
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                                                                                                                                                                                                              WHIRLPOOL WASHER with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                tion included. $1000/or best
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                offer. (863)634-2582
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fish incld. Handmade stand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   w/cabinets. $800 634-3312
Important Information: Please                                                                                                                                                                                  FREE DRYER - Big Tub            TWO TALL Fan back wicker           KITTENS - 1 blk male,1
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Washer 3 years old $150.         chairs $45.00 and other
read your ad carefully the first
day it appears. In case of an                                                                                                                                                       JOIN NOW                   (863)675-3693                    household items. details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    blk/wht female,14 weeks/lit-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ter     trained        $0.
inadvertent error, please noti-
fy us prior to the deadline list-
                                                                                                                      Full time – Laboratory Manager                                 50% OFF                                                    (863)357-9604                       (863)634-0567
ed. We will not be responsible                                                                          Must have a min of 5 yrs exp and FL licensure as a Clinical                  SIGN UP                  Appliances                                                          MALE Apple head tea cup chi-
for more than 1 incorrect                                                                               Supervisor in the areas of Chemistry, Hematology, Serology,                    AND GET                Small                 0521       Golf Clubs/                         hiua - 12 wks old, crate
insertion, or for more than the
extent of the ad rendered val-                                                                           Immunohematology, and Microbiology. Previous mgmt exp                   30 DAYS FREE                                                  Equipment             0618          trained, good with kids. Has
ueless by such errors.                                                                                                                                                                                        BENNOTI ITALIAN cappuccino                                           papers $700 (863)235-1739
                                                                                                        pref. Must also possess excellent customer services skills to
Advertiser assumes responsi-
bility for all statements, names                                                                                 interact with patients, staff, and visitors.                    863-675-8446                  & espresso maker - Includes
                                                                                                                                                                                                               3 boxes coffee. In Labelle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CLUB CAR, 1997- New paint,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                batteries & tires w/folding       REGISTERED Boston Terrier
                                                                                                                                                                                    439 W. Hwy 80                                                                                  puppies, 8 wks old, ready for
and content of an ad, and                                                                                                                                                             LaBelle, FL              $75. (863)612-9233               windshield & charger $1800
assumes responsibility for any                                                                                      Full time - Registered Nurse                                                                                                (863)253-2617                      good home. Parents on site
claims against Independent                                                                                                                                                                                    FRYER - Electric, removable                                          $400     or    best     offer
Newspapers. All advertising                                                                                      (Openings for Med/Surg/ER/CCU)                                                                tub, 2 Sm., 1 Lg. Basket.       CLUB CAR FOUR SEATER -              (863)634-3420
is subject to publisher’s                                                                               Must possess a valid FL license w/ at least 1 yr. exp in area         Lawn & Garden
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Easy to use/clean. Almost        2000, w/folding windshield
approval. The publisher                                                                                                                                                                                        new. $30 (863)532-8180           & lights, charger $2,650          ROOSTERS - 2 White Silky
reserves the right to accept or                                                                                                of expertise.                                                                                                                                       Roosters about 9 months
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (863)253-2617
reject any or all copy, and to                                                                                                                                                                                STOVE - White electric. Good                                         old,    Free        $0.
insert above the copy the word                                                                                Full time – Radiographer/Mammographer       r                            GONZALEZ                working condition. Please                                           (863)634-3452
“advertisement”. All ads                                                                                                                                                         LAWN/LANDSCAPING              call if interested. $150/or     Guns/Supplies 0619
accepted are subject to credit                                                                             Must be ARRT registered and licensed as a Radiologic
                                                                                                                                                                                 Also do handyman jobs         best offer. (863)675-1410
approval. All ads must conform                                                                                           Technologist in Florida                                     (863)675-1166                                                                                Sporting Goods 0705
to Independent Newspapers’                                                                                                                                                                                                                     BERETTA SHOTGUN - Urika
style and are restricted to                                                                                                                                                          (863)673-6388                                              391 12 ga 26in barrel
                                                                                                                   Full time – Med/Surg Manager/ADON                                                          Barns Sheds &
their proper classifications.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   chokes & case like new            Golf Clubs - 300 misc clubs,
Some classified categories                                                                                 Master's degree is desirable, BSN min. (5) yrs of                                                  Lawn Items    0522                $950. (863)634-2131                including sets, drivers, put-
require advance payment.                                                                                recent clinical hospital exp. Demonstration of management             Window Cleaning                                                                                      ters & F.W. woods, $1700
These classifications are                                                                                                                                                                                     JOHN DEERE L-130 GARDEN          SAVAGE 111 7mm Rem Mag              will separate (863)946-3123
denoted with an asterisk *.                                                                              communications, interpersonal and financial accountability                                            TRACTOR - 48CUT 23hp             w/scope - call 4 more info
Independent Newspapers will                                                                               skills through increasing job responsibilities and (3) years          WINDOW WASHING                 KHOLER, NICE     $1000.          $450. (863)885-1172               LOUISVILLE SLUGGER Ulti-
never knowingly accept any                                                                                                                                                                                     (873)467-1358
advertisement that is illegal or                                                                           prior mgmt position. Licensed as an RN in the State of Florida.        Glass & Vinyl, No Job                                                                            mate Pitching Machine - Ex-
                                                                                                                                                                                    Too Big or Small.                                          SAVAGE O/U 30-30, 20 GA.            cellent condition.   $150.
considered fraudulent. In all                                                                              BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification req., RNC desirable.                                                                               Mod 24V Checkered Stock
                                                                                                                                                                                     (863)675-7306                                                                                 (863)763-3410
cases of questionable value,
such as promises of guaran-                                                                                                                                                        or (863)885-1392           Bicycles              0530        w/Scope     $400    Call
teed income from work-at-                                                                                      Full time – Outpatient Registration Clerk                                                                                        863-634-4758                      TREADMILL - Owned for less
home programs or other offers                                                                           2 yrs exp in a health care related field pref with prior exp in                                       MOTORIZED BICYCLE - 2 cy-                                            than a year. Automatic in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               S/W 44 Mac 2” Barrel 5 shot -       cline. In excellent condition.
to send money in advance for                                                                                                                                                                                   cle, runs great, $900 invest-
a product or service – we
advise you to check with the
Attorney General’s Consumer
                                                                                                       registration or business office functions. Knowledge of med-
                                                                                                        ical terminology is a plus. Must possess excellent customer
                                                                                                                               relations skills.
                                                                                                                                                                              Merchandise                      ed, reduced from $400 to
                                                                                                                                                                                                               $325. (863)467-4551
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                New $500 863-634-4758
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               WALTHER P38 (Pre WW2)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                w/12 GA. Pump, Acces &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Padded track. $400/neg.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (239)707-1235
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (863)674-1600
Fraud Line at 1-800-220-5424,
and/or The Better Business
Bureau, 800-464-6331 for pre-                                                                                                m
                                                                                                                      Full tim e – Accountant
                                                                                                                                                                              500                             Building
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Materials             0540
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                books
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (863)484-0210
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $1000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Stereo
vious complaints.                                                                                        Bachelor’s degree preferred in accounting or busi-                   Air Conditioners 505                                                                                Equipment             0710
 Auctions                   105                                                                            ness. Previous experience required; healthcare                     Antiques                 510    BIG POLES - 20’ x 18” and up     Health & Reducing
 Car Pool                   110                                                                                   accounting experience preferred.                            Appliances               515      $3.50      per        foot.    Equipment     0620                 SONY SURROUND Sound
 Share a ride               115                                                                                                                                               Appliance Parts 520               772-260-4514                                                       System - Sony system with
 Card of Thanks             120                                                                                                                                               Beauty Supplies 525                                              ROLAND DIGITAL Piano - will         dvd player.Call after 5 $250.
 In Memoriam                125
                                                                                                                 Full time – Chief Nursing Officer                            Bicycles                 530                                      donate for tax Exemption           (863)763-4493
 Found                      130                                                                         Previous Nursing management experience required.                      Books & Magazines 535           Children’s Items 0555             $1000/firm. (863)484-0015
 Lost                       135                                                                         Must possess a valid FL RN license; BSN required,                     Building Materials540
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Television            0715
 Give Away                  140                                                                                                                                               Business Equipment 545          3 PC Cabelas Mossy Oak Crib-     SCHWINN EXERCYCLE-UP-
 Garage/Yard Sale           145
                                                                                                                          MSN preferred.                                      Carpets/Rugs             550      set - Excellent condition.      RIGHT - Sturdy, w/reading
 Personals                  150                                                                                Apply Online: www.hendryregional.org                           Children’s Items 555              $50/firm.    (863)763-4349       stand, comfortable adj seat.      NEW DIGITAL CONVERTOR
 Special Notices            155                                                                                                                                               China, Glassware, Etc. 560        (863)261-4498                   $45/neg. (863)381-6273             BOX - $35 (863)517-2077
 900 Numbers                160
                                                                                                                    Drug Free Workplace• EOE                                  Clothing                 565
                                                                                                                                                                                                              BOYS CLOTHES 4T - Several        WEIDER PROCLUB weight
                                                                                                                                                                              Coins/Stamps             570                                      bench and 300lb weight set -
                                                                                                                                                                              Collectibles             575     shirts, shorts, pants, excel-
                                                                                                      Employment                            Business                                                           lent condition (Okeechobee)      $300/or     best      offer.
                                                                                                                                                                              Computer/Video 580
Share a Ride            0115                                                                          Medical                  0210         Opportunities 0305                Crafts/Supplies 585              $20. (863)763-6131               (863)885-1172
                                                                                                                                                                              Cruises                  590    CRIB SET (POOH) - 10 Pc crib
  CARPOOLER needed from
                                                                                                            CENTER MANAGER                            NOTICE                  Drapes, Linens & Fabrics 595     set, GREAT cond. 7 Free         Household
   Labelle to downtown Fort                                                                                                                                                   Fireplace Fixture 600            pooh toys, call for info        Items                 0630
  Myers - Monday thru Friday.                                                                         For Community Health Ctr. in
                                    Personals            0150       Employment                        Pahokee. Must have 5 yrs              Independent Newspapers will       Firewood                 605     [Okee] $80. (863)261-2604
      Call 863-675-1410                                                                                                                     never accept any advertise-       Furniture                610
                                                                    Full Time              0205       exp. in business of Health Care
                                                                                                                                            ment that is illegal or consid-   Furs                     615    EDDIE BAUER Adventurer           TANNING BED Wolff Systems
                                    Tall Guy- Secure, Semi-Re-                                        Mgmt, organizational & super-                                                                            Stroller/Car Seat - used only     16bulb Dark Tanning -
                                                                                                      visory skills, cultural sensitivity   ered fraudulent. In all cases     Health & Reducing                                                  $1000. (863)517-1965
Giveaway                0140        tired, 60, To meet Attractive
                                                                       MYSTERY SHOPPERS                                                     of questionable value, such       Equipment                620     a few times. Paid $329.00
                                    Gal or Couples for Dining,                                        & team approach. BA/BS pref.                                                                             $150. (863)675-0104
                                                                       Earn up to $150 a day!         Competitive salary and excel-         as promises of guaranteed         Heating Equipment/
KITTENS FREE TO GOOD                Traveling, etc. (863)946-3123                                                                           income from work-at-home                                   625                                     Miscellaneous 0655
                                                                    Undercover shoppers needed        lent benefits. Fax resume to                                             Supplies                        EDDIE BAUER convertible
  HOME, 8 weeks old. 2                                               to judge retail and dining es-                                         programs - if it sounds too       Household Items 630
  males, 1 female. Black or                                                                           (561)844-1013              e-mail                                                                        Baby Travel Bed - Used only
                                                                     tablishments. Experience not                                           good to be true, chances are      Jewelry                  635
  White. (863)261-3568
                                    Employment                       required. Call 888-755-8323
                                                                                                      hr@fchcinc.org EOE/DFWP
                                                                                                              FRONT DESK
                                                                                                          Computer exp. needed.
                                                                                                                                            that it is. If you have ques-
                                                                                                                                            tions or doubts about any ad
                                                                                                                                            on these pages, we advise
                                                                                                                                                                              Lamps/Lights
                                                                                                                                                                              Luggage
                                                                                                                                                                              Medical Items
                                                                                                                                                                                                       640
                                                                                                                                                                                                       645
                                                                                                                                                                                                       650
                                                                                                                                                                                                               one time. Paid $249.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                               $100. (863)675-0104
                                                                                                                                                                                                              FISHER PRICE CRADLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CERAMIC POT pieces, all col-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ors (for mosaics). Pick up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                truck full but you pick it up.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $25.00 (863)467-9354
                                    200                                                                   Exp with healthcare and
                                                                                                          medical records a plus.
                                                                                                                                            that before responding or
                                                                                                                                            sending money ahead of
                                                                                                                                                                              Miscellaneous
                                                                                                                                                                              Musical Instruments 660
                                                                                                                                                                                                       655      SWING - Swings 2 ways,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                6speeds +ALOT MORE Pd          IIONIZERS - 2 - Like new,
                                                                                                                                            time, you check with the Bet-     Office Supplies/                  150$! $80. (863)261-2604         black tower model. $175
Garage/                             Employment -
                                                                                                           MEDICAL ASSISTANT                ter Business Bureau at            Equipment                665                                       (863)763-3932
                                    Full-Time       205                                                                                     772-878-2010 for previous         Pets/Supplies/
Yard Sales              0145        Employment -                                                            Must have 1 yr exp.
                                                                                                                                            complaints.                       Services                 670
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Computer/                        Large Musical Carousel with
                                    Medical         210
                                                                                                      Bilingual Spanish/English pref.                                         Photography              675    Supplies              0580        table $200 (772)205-0121
 Beta Sigma Phi is having a         Employment -
   GIGANTIC YARD SALE!              Part-Time       215                                                 Competitive salary and ex-          Some 800 and 900 telephone        Plumbing Supplies 680                                            LIKE NEW Stainless steel milk-
                                                                                                        cellent benefits. Fax resume         numbers may require an ex-        Pools & Supplies 685            DELL Desktop Computer and          er with claw & pulsator. Over
 Sat., 3/7, 7am til 12 Noon,        Employment                                                                                                                                                                 monitor with keypad $150
      419 W. SR 80, Belle           Wanted          220                                                 to (863)983-9604 or apply           tra charge, as well as long       Restaurant                                                         $500 new, will take $250.
                                                                                                                                            distance toll costs. We will do   Equipment                690     (772)205-0121                     (863)634-0233
 Realty parking lot, HH Items,      Job Information 225                                                 at FCHC, 315 South
    Clothing & Much More!           Job Training    227                                                 W.C.Owen Ave., Clewiston,           our best to alert our reader of   Satellite                695    DESKTOP TOWER - Fast Dell
                                                    230                                                 FL, e-mail hr@fchcinc.org           these charges in the ads, but     Sewing Machines 700                                              MOBILE HOME steps - fiber-          PHILLIPS-MAGNAVOX TV -
                                    Sales                                                                                                                                                                      XP Pro NEW refurb, must          glass 3 steps plus platform.       60 inch projection TV
                                                                                                        EOE/DFWP                            occasionally we may not be        Sporting Goods 705               sell. $125. (863)517-2782
                                                                                                                                            aware of the charges. There-      Stereo Equipment 710                                              hand rail on left side             $300/or     best  offer.
                                                                                                                                            fore, if you call a number out    Television/Radio 715            PRINTER - Lexmark 3150,           $200/neg. (863)946-0615            (863)484-0015
                                    Employment                      Employment                                                                                                                                 also prints & copies photo’s
    Craft and Flea Market           Full Time            0205       Full Time              0205       Employment                            of your area, use caution.        Tickets                  720                                     NEW bed in a bag, queen size       THREE Color 27” TV’s - $40
  Grandma’s Grove 3/12/09                                                                             Part Time                0215                                           Tools                    725     $25. (863)763-1997                                                  each. FIRM (863)610-0685
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and 3 throw pillows all for
8:30 am -12:30 pm Lunch by                                                                                                                                                    Toys & Games             730                                      $55.00 or will sperate, de-
 Chef Ray-11 a.m. For tables
  call Flo @ 863-255-3759
                                     Hendry-LaBelle Recreation Board is
                                     accepting applications for a
                                                                                                         JANITORIAL/CLEANING
                                                                                                          Part Time/Afternoons
                                                                                                                                            Services                          VCRs
                                                                                                                                                                              Wanted to Buy 740
                                                                                                                                                                                                       735
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Furniture             0610        tails (863)357-9604
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ONE Black diamond plated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tools                 0725
                                                                                                             Call Richard at                                                                                  BAHAMA BED SET - white,
                                     Groundskeeper. Applications and job                                     (239)229-1633                  400                               Antiques             0510
                                                                                                                                                                                                               w/multi colored fuchsia bed-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               ding     complete,     $250
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                tool box low profile $75.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (863)634-0233
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  METAL LATHE - 6”X18” Manu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   al feed with lots of tooling.
                                     descriptions are available at the                                    Need in home help for                                                                                                                OUTBOARD MOTOR - 70 hsp             Very good shape. $450
                                                                                                                                                                                                               (863)467-2112 / 447-1571
 LABELLE - Sat., March 7th,          Recreation Office at 310 West                                        husband who just had              Babysitting       405                                                                               parts only,trim  $150.             (863)357-5754
                                                                                                         surgery, prepare meals,                                              JD MODEL B TRACTOR 1936         COLOR TV - 13” color TV in
  7am-?, VFW Post 10100                                                                                                                     Child Care Needed 410              - Runs well     $4000.                                           (561)261-0682                     RANCH HAND Grill & Bumper
    Hwy 29 South next to             Cowboy Way. Applications will be                                      transportation avail.            Child Care Offered415                                              good condition.      $15.
                                                                                                              (863)675-3046                                                    (863)357-5837                   (863)467-5299                   SEWING MACHINE - Antique            - Fits 00-02 Chevy without
     the Rodeo Grounds               accepted until Friday, March 6, 2009.                                                                  Instruction       420                                                                                                                  adjustments         $750.
     All Items are Inside!                                                                                                                  Services Offered 425                                                                                Singer electric sewing ma-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              DARK BROWN sofa and love          chine in swing out cabinet /       (863)763-3410
 Something for EVERYONE...           Veterans preference as outlined in the                                                                 Insurance         430             Appliances           0515        seat - Like New!Beautiful.
        Too much to list!
                                     Florida Statutes. Hendry County is an
                                     equal opportunity employer. Drug
                                                                                                      Financial                             Medical Services435
                                                                                                                                                                              KENMORE - Full size dish-
                                                                                                                                                                               washer only used 6 mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               1/3 of new price $800/or
                                                                                                                                                                                                               best offer. (863)634-2582
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                table. $100. (863)467-5299
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               TOTES 275 gallon - in metal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                cage,valve,good
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WOOD LATHE - Craftsman 36”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   wood lathe with 5 turning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   tools. In Labelle $150.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              DINING TABLE/CHAIRS - Nice

      LABELLE WOODS
                                     Free Workplace.                                                  300                                   Detailing                          $100    or    best    offer
                                                                                                                                                                               (863)467-4567 or 467-6865
                                                                                                                                                                                                               French Country table.(only 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                               chairs)Seats up to 6 people.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                cond.,fuel,water,etc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (863)467-7415
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     $75.          (863)612-9233


 Sat., March 7th 8am-Noon,                                                                                                                   AMY’S AUTO DETAILING             KENMORE W&D Set - Heavy          $150. (863)357-5773             WATER SYSTEM - Complete,           Toys & Games 0730
                                    Employment                      Employment                        Business
                                                                                                                                                                               Duty 80 Series, Good Condi-                                     1.5hp pump, water softener,
        620 S Main St.              Full Time            0205                                         Opportunities   305                        NEW LOCATION                                                 DRESSER - $100.00, chest of
 Something for EVERYONE!!!                                          Full Time              0205       Money Lenders 310                           741 S Bridge St              tion. $200. (863)675-4343       drawers - $100.00, round        Pressure tank. New $1250.          HUGE STUFFED animals - 30”
    No Early Birds Please                                                                             Tax Preparation 315                      (By Randy’s Garage)                                             drop leaf dining table w/2      Asking $650. (863)763-3932          Elmo, 30” Eeyore, 28” & 30”
                                                                                                                                                                              REFRIGERATOR - Amana                                                                                 Bears. Like New (Okee area)
                                          ENGINEERING FIELD TECHNICIAN                                                                           Weekly Specials               white s-b-s, water/ice disp.    chairs - $50.00, child’s col-
LAUREL OAKS SUBDIVISION                                                                                                                           Happy Holidays                                               orful solid wood table w/2      Musical                             $20/will sep. (863)763-6131
        YARD SALE                    Responsible individual needed to assist at                                                                                                24.6 cu ft, excellent condi-
                                                                                                                                                 863-612-5177 or                                               chairs - $75.00, baker’s        Instruments           0660
Springview Circle, Port LaBelle      University of Florida research center.                           Business                                                                 tion. $200. (863)675-2491
                                                                                                                                                                                                               rack - $45.00 - All in excel-                                      Vacuums/Carpet
                                                                                                      Opportunities 0305                           863-675-0815
    Saturday, March 14                                                                                                                       Drop Off / Mobile Service        TWO WHIRLPOOL Refrigera-         lent condition. $370/will       CLARINET - Black color with        Cleaners     0732
                                     Responsibilities include installation and mainte-                                                                                         tors (interchangeable parts)    sep. (863)843-0759
           8 am til ?                                                                                                                                                                                                                           silver lining and like brand
 Visit our beautiful neighbor-       nance of monitoring equipment, data entry/analy-                    CHOOSE YOUR HOURS,                                                    $250          for      both    ENTERTAINMENT CENTER -            new. $200/or best offer.          VACUUM - Kirby, very good
                                                                                                      INCOME & YOUR REWARDS!                                                   (863)484-0210
hood for some awesome bar-           sis,    irrigation    management/maintenance,                          CHOOSE AVON                     Education/                                                         White wash wood w/ glass         (863)610-1545                      condition, all attachments in-
 gains on all kinds of items         soil/water sampling and general field work.                                                            Instruction                       WASHER - Kenmore, Energy         shelves. 9’w 6’ 6” Tall.                                            cluded.                  $60.
                                                                                                         GWEN (888)265-1256                                                                                                                    TENOR SAXOPHONE - with
                                                                                                                                                                               Efficient. Front Loading.        $400 634-3312.                   case, CONN brand, gold,            (239)410-6870
Palm & Pines Annual                  Minimum qualifications - high school with at                                                                   DELIVER OUR                $200 (863)675-0548             LOVESEAT & SOFA CHAIR             asking $350 (863)675-4098
Multi-Family Yard Sale               least two years of relevant work experience or                                                               PRECIOUS CARGO:                                                                               evenings
      Felda, Sat., Mar. 7,                                                                                                                       Be a Hendry County             WASHERS & DRYERS               W/OTTOMAN - oversized,                                             Video/Audio           0737
                                     AA/BS. Please drop off or send resume with refer-                                                             School Board Bus                   $125 & Up                $80 for set (863)612-5037
  8am-?, 1225 State Rd. 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                     TWO SPEAKERS - 2, 12” kick-
 South. Something for every-         ences to UF Water Resources, 2686 SR 29 N,                                                                   Driver. Contact the               STACK UNITS,              SECTIONAL - Brown in excel-       er speakers in box and AMP        IPOD TOUCH - After 4:00 pm
 one! Lots of parking in rear.                                                                                                                   Transportation Dept.         REFRIGERATORS & STOVES           lent condition.     $350.        $750        LIKE       NEW          everything you need $150.
Don’t Miss It, See You There!!!      Immokalee, FL 34142 by March 30, 2009.                                                                        at 863-674-4115            1yr warranty(239)694-0778        (239)410-6870                    (863)763-2858 Cathy                 (863)467-2423
                                        Now Accepting
                                                                    1000                              JONBOAT ALUMINUM Select -               or      will
                                                                                                                                              (772)323-7096
                                                                                                                                                                       separate.      Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Insurance Advisory Board will hold a
                                                                                                                                                                                         meeting Monday, March 9, 2009 at 4:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse                      prepares more
Christmas Trees 745                                                                                    10’ flatbottom, A-1 cond.,                                                         Square, Room #A-118, 165 South Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida.
                                         Applications               Business Places -                                                                                                 If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any
Farm Equipment 805                                                                                     new paint, okeechobee
Farm Feed/Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce       820
                                       1 and 2 BR Apts.
                                   Please call (239)657-3204
                                      For more information.
                                                                    Sale
                                                                    Commercial
                                                                    Property - Sale 1010
                                                                                        1005
                                                                                                       $375. (863)467-7415
                                                                                                      NITRO 170 1995 - 17ft bass
                                                                                                                                                                                         matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings,
                                                                                                                                                                                         and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of
                                                                                                                                                                                         the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon
                                                                                                                                                                                         which the appeal is to be based.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hendry County Insurance Advisory Board
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          students
Farm Services                       Handicapped Accessible.         Condos/                            boat,115hp.mariner      out-                                                   311963 CB/CN 3/5/09
Offered            825                   Hearing Impaired:          Townhouses - Sale1015
                                                                    Farms - Sale        1020
                                                                                                       board.trailer included front
                                                                                                       &      rear      fish   find-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Latest readiness rates show
Farm Supplies/                          Call 800-840-2408                                                                                   Four Wheel
Services Wanted 830
                                                                    Houses - Sale       1025
                                                                    Hunting Property 1030
                                                                                                       ers.47lb.trolling motor.on
                                                                                                       board 8 amp battery charg-           Drive                       4035                                  NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          VPK students are better
Fertilizer         835               62 Years of Age or Older,
Horses             840                 Handicap/Disabled,           Investment
                                                                    Property - Sale 1035
                                                                                                       er.green & gold color.excel-
                                                                                                       lent      condition.50mph+           CHEVY SILVERADO 2500 HD
                                                                                                                                                                                                    HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          prepared for kindergarten
Landscaping                             Regardless of Age                                                                                                                             The Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, will hold a work-
                                                                    Land - Sale         1040           $5200. (203)213-3929                  2 0 0 2 - 4 - w d , 4 d o o r, d i e -   shop to discuss economic development and related issues at 3:30 p.m. on March
Supplies           845                                              Lots - Sale         1045                                                 sel,CDw/amp&4-8-                         10, 2009 at the Clewiston City Hall, Commission Chambers, 115 W. Ventura Ave.,                          TALLAHASSEE–Florida Department of Ed-
Lawn & Garden 850                   This institution is an Equal                                      Sailboat 24’ Bristol ‘68 sleeps                                                 Clewiston, Florida 33440 .
                                    Opportunity Provider and        Open House          1050                                                 ” s p k r s , 2 2 ” -                                                                                                                        ucation Commissioner Dr. Eric J. Smith and
Livestock          855                                              Out of State -                     5, 4 sails, full keel, all sailing    rimsW/ToyoM/T-tires&alot of              If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission
Poultry/Supplies 860                               Employer                                            equipment includ. 3 anchors.                                                   with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of                  Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation In-
                                                                    Property - Sale 1055                                                     extras,big&beefy $18000.                 the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a ver-
Seeds/Plants/                                                       Property Inspection1060            $2,500 239-233-1976                   (863)357-2816                                                                                                                                terim Director Cynthia R. Lorenzo have jointly
                                                                                                                                                                                      batim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and
Flowers            865                                              Real Estate Wanted1065                                                   (863)447-0941                            evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
                                                                                                      SELECT 20 FT Pontoon Boat -                                                                                                                                                         announced more than 140,000 kindergar-
                                                                    Resort Property -                  LaBelle. Also single axle trail-                                                                                                 Board of County Commissioners
                                  Commercial                        Sale                1070                                                                                                                                                    of Hendry County, Florida                 teners are better prepared for success in the
                                                                                                       er. NO MOTOR           $1600.                                                                                                                Janet B. Taylor, Chair
Horses                    0840    Property                0915      Warehouse Space 1075               (239)229-2974                                                                  312366 CB/CGS 3/5/2009                                                                              classroom as a result of Florida’s Voluntary
                                                                    Waterfront Property 1080                                                                                                                                                                                              Prekindergarten (VPK) program. According
FREE HORSE to good home! -        COMM SPACE FOR LEASE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to the 2007-08 VPK Readiness Rates released
 Rescued gelding 7yrs to 10        turn key, small upscale, fully                                     Campers/RVs 3010                                                                                              REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
 yrs old,needs more care and       equipped Beauty salon, Bar-      Commercial Property                                                     Golf Carts                  4037                                             HENDRY COUNTY                                                    on Thursday, Feb. 26, 54 percent of students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  JAIL INMATE MEDICAL SERVICES
 time than we can give.Very        ber or massage studio. Need      Sale          1010                COACHMAN 1985 - 28 Ft. Pull                                                                                                                                                         who completed Florida ’s VPK program last
 gentle, still under weight.       own clientele. Reasonable                                           Behind.    $1800     Firm            CLUB CAR ELECTRIC 2003 -                                                       RFP No. 2009-15                                                year demonstrated overall classroom readi-
 Must be able to give the at-      Call 863-675-4443                                                   (863)675-7105                         New Batteries, Side Curtains,
 tention this beautiful horse                                              STEAL THIS!                                                       Reconditioned       $2995/or                             Opening Date and Time: March 16, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.                                  ness compared to 42 percent of students who
                                                                       New CBS Office Bldg.            COMPLETE SET Tie-Downs for             best offer. (863)843-0062                                                                                                                    did not attend VPK.
 deserves!                $0.                                                                                                                                                         The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking proposals for medi-
 (863)228-5595                    Houses - Rent 0930                      Port LaBelle, FL             slide-in Camper, new 15”                                                       cal services to inmates in custody at the Hendry County Jail, LaBelle, Florida. Such                    “Children are born with an incredible ca-
                                                                        6156 s.f. - 14 Offices          spare tire - 6 hole rim w/fold       GOLF CART - Club Car, 48                  services shall be provided at the jail or at the contractor’s premises. In order to be
 (863)228-5596                                                                                         down carrier, Blue ox hitch           volt, elect, sun roof, used ,            considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E.                     pacity and desire to learn,” said Commission-
                                  BRAND NEW HOME - 3/2,               Conf. Rms. T1, Cat5, ++                                                                                         Hall Building (Clerk’s Office) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hick-
                                   must see. 2457 sq. ft.                  (954)775-5875               for car pulling $450 for all or       Excellent cond. $1750 or                 pochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by March 16, 2009 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all                   er Smith. “The VPK results announced today
Landscaping                        $185K or rent for $950/mo.       Nick.Bellino@chlholdings.com       will separate (863)763-5062           best offer (863)467-2824                 responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witness-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          show us that by tapping into this potential at
                                                                                                                                                                                      es.
Supplies                  0845     Call 863-517-0846                                                  Park model 40’, screen room,                                                                                                                                                        the earliest of ages we are ensuring that our
                                      GREAT FAMILY HOME             Houses - Sale 1025                 in park on river, furnished.         Heavy Duty                                A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry
                                                                                                                                                                                      County Purchasing Department, located at 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida (for                   students are getting the head start they need
GROWERS CHOICE Soil Mix -                                                                              Private lot. Only $8,000             Trucks                      4040          pick up), Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling
 1/2 cb ft top soil mixed with        460 Grant St, La Belle                                           518-858-8903                                                                   (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585.                                                                   to succeed in both school and life.”
 eucalyptus fine3        $1.95.         3 bedrooms, 2 baths,         BY OWNER, appointments on-
                                    Large family rm & garage.                                         TRAVEL TRAILER - 31’ with             CHEVY 3 TON ‘95, Flat Bed                 This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any                      “These latest results reinforce that children
 (863)675-3741                                                       ly. House and 2 lots for sale.                                          truck with dump and moffit.               costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any ser-
                                    Big yard w/privacy fencing.                                        screen room attached. can                                                                                                                                                          who participate in Florida’s VPK program
                                                                     Call 863-612-5228                 be seen at Lakeside RV Park           Call for price (863)674-9900             vices. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a re-
                                      Reduced to $890 a mo!                                                                                                                           sult of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best   are better equipped to embrace a lifetime
                                                                                                       4074, 441 SE Lot#4. Okee.
Lawn & Garden 0850                1st, last & 1 mo sec. required.
                                         Call Broker -Owner
                                                                    IMMOKALEE - house for sale,
                                                                      - 4BR/2BA, owner financing        $3000 (269)240-0797                  FORD 1976 - Dump Truck
                                                                                                                                                                                      interest of the County to do so.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          of learning,” said Agency Interim Director
                                         (863)675-3433 or                                                                                    w/wood side rails. Needs                 Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lorenzo. “Quality early learning experiences
                                                                      avail., $139,900 or best of-    VINTAGE       1970    DODGE            battery. Runs good. $1000.
BBQ GRILL - gas, side               (800)638-6946. Move into          fer. Call 239-986-9395            MOTORHOME - 318 eng., fi-
                                                                                                                                                                                      HENDRY COUNTY                                                                                       provide the foundation that children need to
                                   your dream home tomorrow!                                                                                 (239)633-6903
 shelves, weatherbeaten but                                                                             berglass body, $1500 or                                                       Janet B. Taylor, Chair                                                                              be avid learners, caring citizens and ultimately
 works good, w/propane tank,      LABELLE - 3 BR, 2 BA, Large                   LaBelle                 trade (863)801-3667                 TOYOTA UHAUL BOX 1990 -                   Board of County Commissioners
 $40. (863)467-4551                                                       New Home Buyers                                                    1Ton rear drive,aluminum                 312364 CB/CGS 3/5,12/2009                                                                           conscientious contributors to our workforce
                                   rooms throughout. Single                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and our future.”
                                   garage. Community Pool.             Finish off that purchase                                              box,cold ac        $2650.
(BUNTON) - ZTR Commerical
                                   $650/mo (863)675-0104                  right! Visit White’s        Motorcycles              3030          (561)261-0682                                                    COUNTY OF HENDRY, STATE OF FLORIDA                                              VPK Readiness Rates measure how well a
  mower, 50’’ cut, 25hp Koh-                                           Furniture & Appliances
  ler, ready to go! $2500/neg.                                            1060 Highway 29                                                                                                                             RESOLUTION NO. 2009 - 18                                            VPK provider prepares four-year-olds for kin-
                                                                                                      HARLEY DAVIDSON SPORTS-               Parts/Repairs 4045
  (863)697-2032                                                              South LaBelle             TER 883 - 1998, Low miles,                                                                       RECORDED IN RESOLUTION BOOK XXII, PAGE 46
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          dergarten. Providers are rated on a scale of
CHIPPER - Shredder - Crafts-                                               (863)675-0717.              nice cond, poss trade $5000                                                                                                                                                        zero to 300 based on how well their students
                                  LaBelle - 3BR, 2 BA, 2 Car                                           (863)430-6987                        18” FORD RIMS - 18” FACTO-                     A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FINDING
 man 5 hp. with bag. Very          Garage. Located on Shell                                                                                                                              THAT A FIRE EMERGENCY EXISTS WITHIN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND                                  performed in the three key early learning ar-
 Good Condition.      $125.                                                                                                                  RY FX4 FORD RIMS $400/or                     IMPOSING A MORATORIUM ON UNREGULATED FIRES WITHIN THE COUNTY.
                                   Lane. $850 mo. + sec.            Land - Sale           1040        HONDA REBEL 2006 - black               best offer. (863)634-1545                                                                                                                    eas of alphabet recognition, sound recogni-
 (863)674-0467                     (863)675-0943                                                       and chrome excellent cond                                                      WHEREAS, the recent freezes and drought affecting Hendry County has created an
                                                                                                                                                                                       extremely high danger of grass, brush and forest fires throughout all of Hendry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          tion and classroom readiness. Parents can find
GAS GRILL - with side burner                                                                           $2500. (239)707-8606                 4 CHROME wheels w/ tires - 8
                                  LABELLE - 3br, 2ba, 2.5           2290 Phillips Rd, 2 acres with                                            lug w/ cups LT 265/70 R 17               County, and                                                                                        out more about the performance of a specific
 full tank of gas       $75.       acres, W/D, $975/mo + Sec         septic tank & electric pole      SUZUKI RM 125 2000 - needs
 (239)657-2711                                                                                                                                $200/or      best     offer.            WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners has the authority under Ordinance                        VPK provider by visiting: https://vpk.fldoe.org/
                                   Dep. (386)776-1789 or             $95,000                 OBO.      a rear fender, runs good, A            (863)612-5333                            No. 2001-03 to impose a moratorium on all unregulated fires.
                                   (386)590-2196                     786-237-7333                      must see. $1000/or best of-                                                                                                                                                        InfoPages/ReportCriteria.aspxThe VPK pro-
RIDING MOWER - like new,                                                                               fer. (863)763-6297                                                             NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION-                                   gram is designed to prepare every four-year-
 42” cut, 22 HP Kohler motor,                                                                                                               FORD 300 6cyl complete en-                  ERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA THAT:
                                    LARGE 2/2, close to river.      LaBelle 2280 Phillips Rd. 6                                              gine - 1997         $450.                                                                                                                    old in Florida for kindergarten and build the
 less than 20 hours $995/or         $600/month. No security or       acres, 3 septic tanks, 2 mo-     SUZUKI VOLUSIA 800CC
 best offer. (409)423-0520                                                                             2003      -    silver/white,          (863)357-2816                              1. A fire emergency exists within Hendry County, Florida, under the definitions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          foundation for their educational success. The
                                     lease. Call 863-673-8862        bile homes (ready for in-                                                                                             and provisions of Hendry County Ordinance No. 2001-03, as amended.
                                                                     come). Can build 3 houses         wshield, saddlebags, sissy-          OFF ROAD tires in good condi-               2. The Board hereby imposes a moratorium on all unregulated fires within
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          VPK program gives each child an opportunity
RIDING MOWER, 2004 John           Large 3BR/2BA home for rent                                          bar, roadpegs, floorboards,                                                          Hendry County, Florida, as provided in said Ordinance No. 2001-03, Section
 Deere, 48”, new blades, new                                         $320,000 786-237-7333                                                   tion 4-15” - 1/2 new price                    2, as amended. An unregulated fire means any outdoor fire other than a                           to perform better in school and throughout
                                   in good neighborhood.                                               crashbar, excellent condi-            $160. (863)675-6314                           cookfire which is not permitted by a governmental agency.
 battery, 23 hp Kohler engine.     (863)673-9133                                                       tion,           $3000/firm.                                                       3. The moratorium imposed hereby shall be effective immediately and shall                         life with quality programs that include high
 $600 (863)697-9704                                                 Lots - Sale           1045         (863)824-6189                        TOOL BOX, Cross Over, Dia-                      remain in effect until further action by this Board.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Duly considered and adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry                          literacy standards, accountability, appropriate
                                                                                                                                             mond Plated. Full Size. $125               County,
                                  Livestock               0855                                        Yamaha Star 03-650. 8,000              (863)357-3635                                                                                                                                curricula and qualified instructors.
Livestock                 0855                                      5 Acres- 5 minutes north of        miles. Extras $3,000 firm                                                       Florida, this 24th day of February, 2009.                                                               Florida’s VPK program is jointly admin-
                                                                     town off 441, cleared             863-673-4341 cell                    TRUCK RIMS & Tires - Off a
             SWEET CYPRESS RANCH                                     $79,900.00 (561)801-3002                                                Chevy Z71. 265/75/16 A/T’s                                                                   BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS                   istered by the Department of Education, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
    We Offer Seminole Feed, Lakeland Feed, Alfalfa, Timothy,                                          Sports Vehicles/                       Make Offer $125/or best of-                                                                 Janet B. Taylor, Chair                           Agency for Workforce Innovation and the
                                                                    HEAVY INDUSTRIAL - 1 acre,                                               fer. (863)634-4557                                                                                                                           Department of Children and Families. The
    Orchard, T-85, Jigs, Compressed, Round & Square Bales            $125,000. LaBelle area. Call     ATVs           3035                                                             ATTEST:
                                                                     Andres, 863-673-4537                                                                                             Anita Bischel, Deputy Clerk                                                                         Department of Education oversees standards,
               Call Al Curry at 239-872-0998                                                          ATV-Honda Odessey, 1983, 4
                                                                                                                                                                                      Barbara S. Butler, Clerk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Certified to be a true and        curricula and professional development; the
        275 Kirby Thompson Rd, LaBelle FL. 33935                                                       wheeler 250, 2 stroke, nice                                                                                                                     correct copy of the original.
               www.sweetcypressranch.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Barbara S. Butler        Agency for Workforce Innovation admin-


Livestock                 0855    Land - Rent             0935
                                                                    Mobile Homes                       cond. $800 (863)430-6987
                                                                                                      CLUB CAR ELECTRIC 2003 -
                                                                                                       New batteries, side curtains,        Pickup Trucks 4050
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Clerk Circuit Court
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hendry County Florida

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       By: A. Bischel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          isters the day-to-day operations of the pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          gram including policy development, financial
                                                                                                       reconditioned $2495/or best                                                                                                                                      Deputy Clerk      management and oversight of the 31 Early
   Okeechobee Livestock           LABELLE - 5 Acres, corner lot,
                                                                    2000
                                                                    3000                               offer. (863)843-0062
                                                                                                      MANCO 260CC 2005 - Like
                                                                                                                                            CHEVY 1 TON DUALLY ‘77 -                  312216 CB/CN 3/5,12,19,26/09
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Date: 2-25-09
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Learning Coalitions; and the Department of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Children and Families provides oversight of
        Market Sales               Crescent Ave SW & Fay St.                                                                                 454 eng., 4 speed, great to
                                                                    Mobile Home - Lots 2005            new 260cc w/racks,Auto,               restore or farm use, $1750                                                                                                                   child care licensing, regulation, Florida’s Gold
 Every Monday-12pm & every         (305)812-2008
  Tuesday-11am. 763-3127                                            Mobile Home - Parts 2010           H,L,R. NOT 4x4. $1500.                or trade (863)801-3667
                                                                                                                                                                                                                HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE                                                Seal Quality Care program and the issuing of
                                                                    Mobile Homes - Rent 2015           (863)357-5773
PASTURE GATES -From 4’ to         Rooms To Rent 0955                Mobile Homes - Sale 2020                                                DODGE D100 1984 - 6cyl,                   SUBMITTED BY: R Scott Cooper                                       DATE: 3/24/09                    credentials for child care personnel.
 16’ Like new but half the                                                                            POCKET BIKE Select - Goes              4spd, runs good, many new
                                                                                                       about 60.Runs good.Blk n                                                       SUBJECT AREA: 500 Community Use of School Facilities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              For more information, visit the VPK Readi-
 cost. Starting @ $31.00 to                                                                                                                  parts, tires & body fair.                                                                                                                    ness Rate Fact Sheet.
 $57.00 (863)610-2206             REDUCED RENT - in exchange                                           red.Call to see $150/or best          $850/neg. (863)763-3669
                                   for Housekeeping, Yard           Mobile Home                        offer. (863)261-4498
                                                                                                                                                                                      EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for
                                                                                                                                                                                      community use of school facilities.
                                   work, in a country home Call     Rent        2015                                                        FORD F-150 1984 - Tan col-
                                   (561)248-2866
                                                                    LABELLE: Crescent Acres
                                                                                                      Travel Trailers 3037                   or,300      eng,4sp,70,000
                                                                                                                                             miles on the engine,cold
                                                                                                                                                                                      CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1013 10, 1001.42 and 1001 43 F S

                                                                                                                                                                                      CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1013 10, 1001.42 and 1001.43 F S
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          School Briefs
                                                                     area, 2br/2ba. Only $90 per                                             ac.Runs and drives like new
                                  Storage Space                      week. 863-673-6362. Call         HOLIDAY RAMBLER 1972 -                 or better.Super clean not                FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ford Fusion drawing
                                                                                                                                                                                      cost, at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools
                                  Rent          0960                 now!                              good condition  $1000.                for work,custom steering
                                                                                                       (239)657-2711                         wheel,dont miss this one.                EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for community use                           Thanks to all members of the LaBelle com-
Seeds/Plants/                      • Alarmed                                         5x5 up to                                               $2400/or     best      offer.            of school facilities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          munity who have supported our fund-raising
                                                                                    10x30 Units
Flowers       0865                   Units                                                                                                   (561)261-0682                            STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no                          efforts for student activities. LaBelle High
GROWERS SOIL Mix - Half a
 cubic ft of top soil mixed
                                   • Security
                                     Cameras
                                   • Outside
                                     Storage
                                                      5775 SR 80 • LaBelle, FL
                                                           863-674-1876
                                                                                    Just 4 miles
                                                                                      West of
                                                                                      LaBelle
                                                                                                      Automobiles                           FORD F150 1996 - Ford F150
                                                                                                                                             pickup truck, 5 speed, 300 6
                                                                                                                                             cylinder $1800/or best offer.
                                                                                                                                                                                      additional district economic impact in excess of $100 00 except for the costs of
                                                                                                                                                                                      printing and distributions.

                                                                                                                                                                                      LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                      Room, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p m. or as soon thereafter as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          School regrets to inform you that we are un-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          able to finalize the drawing for the Ford Fusion
 with eucalyptus fine. $0.85.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              automobile. If you would like to donate your
 (863)675-3741
                                   • Mobile
                                     Storage
                                                              $50 OFF
                                                          First Months Rent
                                                                                    • A/C
                                                                                      Units too       4000                                   (863)634-3280
                                                                                                                                            FORD RANGER - Great condi-
                                                                                                                                                                                      the matter may be heard on March 24, 2009

                                                                                                                                                                                      Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $25 to the school, please submit your ticket to
                                                                                                                                             tion, low miles $5000                    garding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or to provide a proposal for a                 LHS before March 31, and you will receive a
                                                                                                      Automobiles       4005                                                          lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publica-
                                                                    Mobile Home                                         4010                 (214)978-7372                            tion of this notice                                                                                 letter for tax purposes. If you would like a re-
                                  Storage Space                                                       Autos Wanted
                                  Rent          0960                Rent        2015                  Classic Cars      4015                FORD RANGER - Runs great ,                Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a                    fund, please submit your ticket to the main of-
                                                                                                      Commercial Trucks 4020                 call for details $2500                   Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the                   fice at LaBelle High School before March 31.
                                                                                                      Construction                                                                    future
                                                                     MOBILE HOME FOR RENT                                                    (214)978-7372
                                                                      2/2, $610 mo., 1st, last        Equipment         4025                                                          Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to re-
                                     FORT KNOX                                                        Foreign Cars      4030                GMC JIMMY - Full size 1985,               quest, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of               LHS Project Graduation
Rentals                             SELF STORAGE
                                     New lg. units avail.,
                                                                     & security, 1st Month Free!
                                                                          (863)983-8106
                                                                    Newer doublewide, 4 bed 2
                                                                                                      Four Wheel Drive 4035
                                                                                                      Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
                                                                                                      Parts - Repairs   4045
                                                                                                                                             4 inch lift 35 inch tires,
                                                                                                                                             $1800     or
                                                                                                                                             fer(863)532-9243
                                                                                                                                                             best   of-
                                                                                                                                                                                      Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice, The request shall
                                                                                                                                                                                      specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                      posed rule The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons
                                                                                                                                                                                      an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          meeting times set
                                                                                                                        4050
900                                   air conditioned &
                                      non-air, each unit
                                                                     bath on Evans Rd.
                                                                     (863) 673-0861
                                                                                                      Pickup Trucks
                                                                                                      Sport Utility
                                                                                                      Tractor Trailers
                                                                                                                        4055
                                                                                                                        4060
                                                                                                                                            TOYOTA TACOMA 2005 -
                                                                                                                                             2005 TOYOTA TACOMA
                                                                                                                                                                                      Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records
                                                                                                                                                                                      submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing,
                                                                                                                                                                                      to the Superintendent of Schools.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Attention all parents of LHS Junior and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Senior students, the next Project Graduation
                                         alarmed, area                                                                  4065                 22,700 MILES AT AC                                                                                                                           meeitngs are March 10 and 31, at 6 p.m. lo-
Apartments        905                                               Mobile Home                       Utility Trailers
Business Places 910                 fenced & well lighted,                                            Vans              4070                 CRUISE TOW PACKAGE, 4-                   Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially no-
                                                                                                                                                                                      ticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding The                     cated at the LHS Cafeteria. Please check the
Commercial                             space for boats,             Sale        2020                                                         cyl, air bags, anti-lock                 School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LHS Website for info. concerning Project
                                            trailers,                                                                                        brakes, CD, auto. A/c CHA-
Property          915                                                                                                                        PAIGNE EXTERIOR GRAY                     Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please                Graduation:
Condos/                                  RV & trucks.                     BANK REPO’S                 Automobiles              4005                                                   notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County
                                                                        MOVE TO YOUR LAND                                                    INT            $10000/neg.               Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or work-                     http://www.hendry-schools.org/educa-
Townhouses - Rent920                  Manager on-site,                                                                                       (863)233-6134
Farm Property -                                                         Mobile Home Angels                                                                                            shop.
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                                    1025 Commerce Dr.,                    561-721-2230                BUICK CENTRY LIMITED
Rent              925                                                                                  1987 - Loaded $2500.                                                           Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the pro-
House - Rent      930              LaBelle. 863-675-1025.           Fleetwood, 48’, 2bed/1ba, fur-     (863)467-8849                        Sport Utility               4055          posed rule shall be filed in the Office of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to
Land - Rent       935                                                 nished. carport & shed. cen-    CADILLAC SADAN DEVILLE
                                                                                                                                                                                      120 54(3)(e), F S
                                                                                                                                                                                      310691 CN 2/19,26;3/5 CB 3/5/09                                                                     Need help getting your child
Resort Property -                                                     tral heat/air. Aqua Isles                                             NISSIAN FRONTIER 2000 -
                                                                                                       1994 - FAIR CONDITION,
Rent
Roommate
                  945
                  950
                                                                      $12,500. 502-939-9070            NEW BRAKES,POWER WIN-                 White. AC, CD, 4 cyl., 22                                                                   Public Notice 5005
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ready for Pre-k?
                                    LABELLE RENT-A-SPACE                                               DOWS LEATHER INTERIOR.                mpg., bumper hitch. $2700
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
Rent              960
                                  Cowboy Way & Kennedy Blvd.
                                   5’x10’ $42.80 mo. incl. tax.
                                   8’x10’ $53.50 mo. incl. tax.
                                                                      ~MOBILE HOME SALES~
                                                                       Brand New Park Model
                                                                         12x36, Very Nice!
                                                                              $26,800
                                                                                                       HUNTER GREEN WITH
                                                                                                       FLAKES ALSO LOW MILAGE,
                                                                                                       CD, air bags, anti-lock
                                                                                                                                             (863)357-6113

                                                                                                                                            Utility Trailers 4065
                                                                                                                                                                                      Public Notices                                                    Notice of Sale

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Parents, would you like to help your child
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              get ready for Kindergarten? Hendry County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Schools is offering a free voluntary pre-k pro-
                                  10’x10’ $58.85 mo. incl. tax.
Apartments                0905
                                   8’x25’ $96.30 mo. incl. tax
                                  24 hr access $25 returnable
                                                                           800-330-6623
                                                                         MOBILE HOMES
                                                                                                       brakes, heated seats, a/c,
                                                                                                       auto. Cc, rear defrost, V-8.
                                                                                                       FOR MORE INFORMATION                 CULVERT - CULVERT plastic
                                                                                                                                                                                      5000                                                Auction will be held at 5775 State
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Road 80, LaBelle FL 33935,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          863-674-1876 at 12:00pm Saturday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              gram for students that will be 5 years old be-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              fore Sept. 1. This program will begin on June
                                   key deposit. 863-675-2392             Need your mobile              FEEL FREE TO CALL. **                 20’x 30inch diameter cash                Public Notice                        5005           March 14, 2009 for the contents of  8, ending July 30, at Country Oaks Elementary.
                                                                                                                                             $400. (863)634-2303                                                                          storage unit 34, Edward Brickell
FURNISHED 1 Bdrm. Apt.                                                 home moved? We have             MUST SELL MOVING**                                                             State Public -                                      –personal property. CASH ONLY sale. Hours are 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with breakfast
 Near center of LaBelle. $650                                           28 years experience.           $1200/or      best     offer.                                                  Legal Notice                         5500           311481 CB 2/26;3/5,12/09
 mo. + sec. dep. References                                           Call for your Free Quote!        (863)634-6843
                                                                                                                                            ENCLOSED TRAILER 05 - Sin-                                                                                                        and lunch served at no cost. Parents will need
 required. (863)234-1153                                                   (863)983-8106                                                     gle axle 6x12 vent, lights,                                                                          PUBLIC NOTICE               to provide transportation. This 300 hour edu-
                                                                                                      CHEVROLET CAMARO 1995 -                side/rear doors. Clewiston                                                                  Collier County Housing Au- cational program is taught by certified teach-
    NOW ACCEPTING                                                   ORTONA - 3/2, ‘02, 28x60           bk z-28 v8 lt1 engine..leather        $2300. (863)599-0809
                                                                                                                                                                                      Public Notice 5005                                 thority will be accepting sealed
     APPLICATIONS                                                    Mobile, 80x100 lot, fenced,       int.float master 110,000
                                                                                                                                            FLAT TRAILER 06 - 6x16 dual                                                                  bids on the following equip- ers using an exciting curriculum. For more
 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apart-                                             carport, screened porch,          original miles, a/c $3500.                                                                                                        ment:                                information call Beth Lutkenhaus at Country
                                                                     shed,     $75,000      firm.       (956)907-2888                         axle,12”side      rails,wood
            ments                                                                                                                            floor,electric brakes.Clewis-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Notice of Sale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Oaks Elementary School, 863-674-4140.
 Willowbrook Place, Garden                                           (863)517-1603                     (956)533-9831                                                                                                                         1996 Ford Crown Victoria
                                                                                                                                             ton $1750. (863)599-0809                        NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
     Lake, Summer Glen,                                                                               FOR SALE - MERCEDES -                                                                                                                     1999 Ford Taurus
  Heritage Villas, Southern                                                                            BENZ 300 SDL, good condi-            UTILITY TRAILER - 4’ x 6’                 Auction will be held at 5775 State                        1990 Ford Ranger
    Villas & Jackson Apt’s
  Please call (239)657-3204
     For more information.
                                                                    Recreation                         tion,     $4000
                                                                                                       (863)447-2189
                                                                                                                            Call             Good Condition. New Ply-
                                                                                                                                             wood Floor. Spare Wheel &
                                                                                                                                             Tire. $600. (863)675-8559
                                                                                                                                                                                      Road 80, LaBelle FL 33935,
                                                                                                                                                                                      863-674-1876 at 12:00pm Saturday
                                                                                                                                                                                      March 14, 2009 for the contents of
                                                                                                                                                                                      storage unit 6, Clifton Mathis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         in “As Is” condition. You may
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         inspect these vehicles at 1800
                                                                                                      FORD F250 1993 - 4-wd, au-                                                      –personal property. CASH ONLY sale.
   Handicapped Accessible.
       Hearing Impaired:
      Call 800-840-2408
                                                                    3000                               to. V-8, Runs Good.
                                                                                                       $2500/or    best    offer.
                                                                                                                                            UTILITY TRAILER - single axle
                                                                                                                                             ENCLOSED               6x12
                                                                                                                                                                                      311475 CB 2/26;3/5,12/09
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Farm Worker Way, Immokalee,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         FL. Sealed bids will be accept-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ed until March 20th at 5pm.
   Equal Housing Opportunity                                        Boats                3005          (863)763-6297                         vent,lights,side,rear doors.                                                                312635 CB/IB 03/05,12/09
   This institution is an Equal                                     Campers/RVs          3010                                                $2000. (863)634-2303
           Opportunity                                                                                FORD T-BIRD 1996 - 113k
           Provider and
                                                                    Jet Skiis            3015          miles,v6, cold air, automatic
                                                                    Marine Accessories 3020            $1200. (863)467-7374                 Vans                        4070
                                                                    Marine Miscellaneous 3025
                                       The most important           Motorcycles          3030         GRAND MARQUIS - 1996,                                                                        Notice of Sale
                                                                    Sport Vehicles/ATVs 3035           Leather, V8, auto,alloy whls,        DODGE CONVERSION VAN
                                                                                                                                                                                             NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
                                     20 minutes of your day                                            cold a/c, antilock brks, pow-         2000 -      asking $4700
                                                                                                       er $2300 (863)763-8027                (863)675-0077 /674-1333                  Auction will be held at 5775 State
                                     is the time spent read-
Totally furnished villa at Ox-                                      Boats                 3005        TOYOTA COROLLA - 2001                 DODGE RAM 50 1996 - V-6,
                                                                                                                                                                                      Road 80, LaBelle FL 33935 ,
                                                                                                                                                                                      863-674-1876 at 12:00pm Saturday
                                    ing with your child from                                           Grey, 47000 miles. Auto,tilt,         a/c, loaded, blue, conver-               March 14, 2009 for the contents of
  bow & Port LaBelle Marina,                                                                                                                                                          storage unit 18, Jerry Davis
  lawn maint provided. Pool on           birth to age nine.         CAROLINA SKIFF - 40 hp mo-         cruise. Excell cond. $4,950           sion. $950. (863)763-3551                –personal property. CASH ONLY sale.
  premises $600mo 675-0104                                           tor $1700 (863)763-8132           (812)989-3022                         (863)467-1358                            311476 CB 2/26;3/5,12/09
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wed                                                                                                                                       3Ac on SR29 $299,900                                      w/Pool + Boat Dock $465,000             Workshop $459,000

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Jr. Susan is currently attending                                                                                                          Fresh paint and newer roof 3/2 in                             5 Bed/8 Ba w/ 800 Ft.                   Quadraplex in Moore Haven
Florida Gulf Coast University and                                                                                                              Laurel Oaks $157,500                                    on the River, Pool & Docks                Bank Owned $190,000
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                                                                                                                                             3/2 Gated Community, Pool                                      Man. home 4/2+Den               3/2.5 Short Sale W/Exotic Garden
will return to Hendry County as a Susan Christine Elliott and David Michael Lilley.                                                         Tennis, Boat Ramp, $269,900                                      Ortona $189,000                   Fenced in the City $65,000
FWC officer. He is a 2002 gradu-
ate of LaBelle High School.          on November 28, 2009, at Carl- Church and plan to reside in La-                                                      FEATURED PROPERTY
    The couple will be married son Memorial United Methodist Belle after the wedding.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Belle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Belle Realty Co.
Church Briefs                                                                                                                                                                                                                  863-675-7522
Eastside Mission Trip                                                                                                                       Custom built 3/2 w/2 car garage on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               www.BelleRealty.com
   Eastside Baptist Church is hav-                                                                                                         acreage in the Port LaBelle Ranchettes
ing a dinner to raise monies for                                                                                                                Priced to sell at $269,900!                                      FREE MLS ACCESS LINK: WWW.BELLEREALTY.COM
mission work in Arizona. The           $1,500,000 Beautiful, rare water- $599,000 3/2 home w/screened $395,000 3/2 Riverfront pool
meal consists of grilled pork steak    front property zoned Commercial pool on 1.5+ ac. Covered dock & home near park, boat ramp and
                                       with 2 updated homes              boat slip on 246'+/- riverfront. town. All appliances included
or 1/2 chicken, green beans/pota-
toes, cole slaw, roll, tea & dessert
and will be served from 4-7 p.m.
                                                                PAUL ROSER
on Friday, March 20 at the Church                                REALTORS
Social Hall. A drive-thru service                                 863-675-0898 OFC
will also be provided. Delivery is
available when 5 or more meals                              PERSONAL ATTENTION
go to one location in town. Tick-                          WORLDWIDE INTERNET                                                                                                                       2814 Lee Blvd. #3 • Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
                                                                 MARKETING AT
ets are $8. Call Raymond Craw-
ford at 675-1845 or Marilyn Bar-                           WWW.PAULROSER.COM                                                                                                                          (239) 303-2687 • Se Habla Espanol
rios at 675-8097.                        NIKKI YEAGER, Broker Associate     PAUL ROSER, Broker                                                                                                           "Voted The Best In Lehigh 2008"
                                          Nikki@NikkiYeagerRoser.com        Paul@PaulRoser.com
                                                239/564-2005 cell            239/564-2002 cell
Rev. Co’s 10th                                                                                                                                                                                                     SERVICES OFFERED
anniversary                                                                                                                                                                                                 Comprehensive Family Eye Care
   Come celebrate with Inter-                                                                                                                                                                                    Diabetes • Glaucoma
national Christian Fellowship on                                                                                                                                                                         Dry Eyes Syndrome • Cataracts • Lasik
Sunday, March 8. ICF will be cele-
brating Rev. and Mrs. Sammy Co’s
ten years of pastoral service in La-                                                                                                                                                                                              INSURANCE
Belle. The church is located at 233                                                                                                                                                                                       Most Insurances Accepted
Clark Street. The founding pastor,
Rev. Jerry Dean, will be minister-                                                                                                             Al H. Azizi, O.D.                                                            Medicare • Medicaid
ing during both services. It will be                                                                                                      Board certified Optometrist                                                        Blue Cross • Cigna
a great time of food, fun and fel-
lowship. Special anniversary ser-
vice begins at 10:30 a.m., and the
afternoon service at 3 p.m. Lunch
                                                                                       PRICED REDUCED! $7.50 sq. ft.
                                                                                       Terms negotiable! Office Space
                                                                                       for Lease on South Main Street in
                                                                                                                                            $50 OFF                                                                          United Healthcare

will be served after the morning                                                       LaBelle. Excellent location. Aprox.                       Complete pair                                                                       VISON
service. There will be a “fish fry”
after the afternoon service. All
                                                                                       3700 sq. ft. May be leased as one
                                                                                       office or split as two offices of aprox.                   of glasses                                                             VSP • Comp. Benefits • Avesis
kinds of games for everyone will                                                       1800 sq. ft. The north side consists of
                                                                                       5 offices, 2 bathrooms, 1 library, 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Spectra • Eyemed
                                                                                                                                             Cannot be combined with any
be played. For more information,                                                       kitchen. The south side consists of 1               other discount or vision insurance
please call 675-1112.                                                                  lobby,3 offices, 1 conference room,
                                                                                       1 library, and 2 bathrooms. Separate
                                                                                                                                           Offer good from 3/1/09 - 3/31/09
                                                                                                                                                                                                             www.westfloridaeyecare.com
                                                                                       electric services.
Cowboy                                                                   NEW LOWER RENTS!
                                                                              FOR RENT:
Church to meet
    On Thursday, March 12, at 6          2/2
                                         3/2
                                               -
                                               -
                                                                         No smokers or pets please
                                                   1 car, S. Edgewater $650/mo
                                                   1 car, S. Edgewater 625/mo
                                                                                                                                          WHAT WILL SMOKING REALLY COST?
p.m. food and fellowship ,at 7
p.m. gospel music and the word           3/2
                                         2/2
                                               -
                                               -
                                                   Large floor plan $700/mo
                                                   On Rainbow Cir. - new carpet/vinyl & paint inside/out - $625/mo
                                                                                                                                                        Congress approved a whopping 62-cent-a-pack increase
brought this month by Pastor Paul        2/2   -   On Albany Rd - new carpet/vinyl & paint inside/out - $625/mo                                       on the federal tobacco tax. The increase starts April 1, 2009.
Harris of Moore Haven, Come
and listen to a very powerful pas-                                                                                                                     Why not get ahead of the increase and save some money
tor. All are welcome. The church
is located on the corner of 5th and                      Wednesday’s                                                                                   by attending our FREE Quit Smoking Now cessation classes.
Main at the Palmdale community                           Wings Special
center next to fire station.

‘Life’ Seminar
                                                      For only
offers help                                             $5
    Don’t let finances keep you                             For 12 Wings
from attending this community-                      From 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
wide seminar entitled “Forgive
to Live – How Forgiveness Can                               Happy Hour
Change Your Life” presented by Dr.                 Monday through Friday includes
Dick Tibbits of Florida Hospital in                  1/2 price beer & wine and
Orlando. An anonymous citizen of                          2 for 1 cocktails
our great community has offered                       from 3p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
to pay half the cost for anyone
who wants to come. The seminar
is being held at Carlson Memo-
rial United Methodist Church on
March 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The cost is $25 per person, $30 per
couple and includes lunch. Regis-
ter today by calling Marty Cowen
863-675-4710, Joyce Salzmann                        870 W. Hickpoochee Ave. #800
863-675-6314 or Mary McHenry                                 LaBelle, FL                                                                                                          Classes start in March.
863-675-8753. You may also email                         863-675-7006                                                                                    Contact the Health Department to register (863) 674-4041
macowen@embarqmail.com.




                                                                                                                                          RIVERFRONT - Development                      COMMERCIAL LOT (C-1), 1+/-
                                                                                                                                          potential w/1,561 ft of riverfront in         AC. SR 29 S. Close to an area of
                                                                                                                                          Ortona. 3+ acres commercial and 36            proposed development $189,000.
                                                                                                                                          acres residential, 2 homes on site.           Seller Financing. Broker/owner
                                                                                                                                          Owner will finance. $2,600,000
                                                                                                                                                                 ALL OR PART,
                                                                                                                                                                 900+ acres south
                                                                                                                                                                 of LaBelle. Cleared
                                                                                                                                                                 land or working
                                                                                                                                                                 grove. Farming,
                                                                                                                                                                 cattle and groves in   PEACEFUL, country living. Cozy
                                                                                                                                                                 area.     Lots    of   home with oaks and 240' of canal
                                                                                                                                                                 wildlife. $8,995       front in Ortona. Includes 2 lots;
                                                                                                                                                                 per acre               house sets on one. $220,000

                                                                                                                                          51.28 ACRES east of LaBelle on Al Don Farming Rd. Secluded and heavily
                                                                                                                                          wooded. $6,975 per acre. Seller Financing.
                                                                                                                                          ALVA, 2 acre lot on busy SR80 near intersection. Front half zoned commer-
                                                                                                                                          cial. $395,000                                                                           870 W. Hickpochee Ave. (SR 80)
                                                                                                                                          CONVENIENCE STORE (former Circle K), Beer and Wine License, Busy                               LaBelle, FL 33935
                                                                                                                                          Cowboy Way Corner. $450,000                                                                    Call for an appointment!
                                                                                                                                          6 ACRES, LOTS OF OAKS, Sunset Trail, Muse. Seller financing, SELLER                      Linda Dekle Davis Lic. Real Estate Broker
                                                                                                                                          FINANCING $109,000.
                                                                                                                                          5+/- ACRES, heavily wooded with fixer upper mobile. Kirby Thompson Rd.
                                                                                                                                          SELLER FINANCING, $165,000.
                                                                                                                                          INCOME PRODUCING: 3 older mobiles, SR29S on 1.38 Ac. Broker/owner
                                                                                                                                          14 ACRES, I-75 AND BAYSHORE, N. FT. MYERS, busy intersection,
                                                                                                                                          near river. $2,900,000.
                                                                                                                                          INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY, corner of SR29 S and S. Industrial Lp. 1.1 Ac.,
                                                                                                                                          3000 sq. ft. bldg. (used as drive-thru store). $695,000
                                                                                                                                          .86 ACRE, tree covered lot. Thigpen Rd. Seller financing. $59,900.
                                                                                                                                          INCOME PROPERTY 18 mobile homes and store/laundry off
                                                                                                                                          Cowboy Way SELLER FINANCING $997,500.
                                                                                                                                             W ANTED: HUNTING LAND TO PURCHASE 75 ACRE MINIMUM

				
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