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					Vol. 83 No. 41                                                                     Thursday, April 16, 2009                                                             50¢ Plus tax
News in briefs                                              Harlem Pavilion Park: Set to flames
Community meetings
                                                                                                                                                               Police
    All community members, busi-
ness owners and faith based per-
sons are strongly encouraged to
attend two meetings being held at
                                                                                                                                                               chief to
                                                                                                                                                               serve as
the Clewiston High School Audi-
torium on April 20 beginning at 6
p.m. The first meeting will be the
Hendry/Glades Drug Free Coali-
tion meeting followed by the Gang
Reduction Task Force meeting that
is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.
Refreshments will be served. For
                                                                                                                                                               interim
further information, questions or
concerns please contact Sgt. Spen-
ce at 863-983-1474 or by e-mail:
spencej@flcjn.net.
                                                                                                                                                               manager
2009 Brown Sugar                                                                                                                                               Clewiston to consider
Talent Show                                                                                                                                                    hiring Johnson as
  Auditions for this year’s Brown                                                                                                                              consultant
Sugar Talent Show will be held Sat-
                                                                                              INI/Ashley Smith                              INI/Ashley Smith   By Jose Jesus Zaragoza
             See Briefs — Page 20                           A once beautiful park in Harlem was reduced to This was all that was left of a plastic slide at    Clewiston News
                                                            nothing but black, melted rubber.              a Harlem park.
Lake Level                                                                                                                                                         CLEWISTON -- In light of Wen-
                                                                                                                                                               dell Johnson’s announcement that
                                                                                                                                                               he would be retiring, the Clewiston
                                                                                                                                                               city commission has selected a de-
            11.69 feet                                                                                                                                         partment head to serve as interim
             above sea level                                                                                                                                   manager.
                                                                                                                                                                   Police Chief Don Gutshall will
Index                                                                                                                                                          assume the position of interim
                                                                                                                                                               manager on Friday, April 17, the
                                                                                                                                                               day after Mr. Johnson’s retirement.
Classifieds ....................................... 12                                                                                                              It is expected that the city will
Public Forum ..................................... 2                                                                                                           continue searching for a perma-
Sports ................................................ 3                                                                                                      nent replacement for the job.
Schools ........................................... 11                                                                                                             A few weeks ago, Mr. Johnson
                                                                                                                                                               seemed to surprise the city board
  See Page 2 for information about                                                                                                                             when he abruptly made the an-
   how to contact the newspaper.                                                                                                                               nouncement that he would be

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                                                                                                                                                               retiring. The news came during a
                                                                                                                                                               meeting, in the midst of a heated
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                                                                                                                                                               discussion between the manager
                                                                                                                                                               and the mayor.
                                                                                                                                                                   The manager has not publicly
                                                                                                                                            INI/Ashley Smith   said why he chose to retire, and
                                                            A number of rides at the park were completely destroyed in the fire. The intensity of the           gave the commission 30 days’ no-
                                                            flames destroyed this popular ride, with the community left wondering who might have done           tice.
                                                            such a thing.
                                                                                                                                                                   See Manager — Page 20
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Public Forum                                                                                              General News and Information
   Speak Out has moved online, where it is Democratic Executive                                                                                                                                                 on Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. to for-                                                                    Annual Jefferson-Jackson Event to be held
quicker and easier to share your ideas and                                                                                                                                                                      malize plans for delegate selection to the                                                                   at the Clewiston Inn on Saturday, June 13.
converse with others. Go to www.newszap. Committee meeting                                                                                                                                                      2009 Florida Democratic Party Conference                                                                     All Democrats registered to vote in Hendry
com, click on the community name and your
                                              Hendry County Democratic Executive                                                                                                                                to be held in October and to schedule the                                                                    County are welcome to attend and partici-
local or state Public Forum. There, you can
create new topics or comment on existing    Committee will meet in LaBelle’s City Hall                                                                                                                          agenda for the Hendry County Democrats                                                                       pate in the discussion.
topics. What follows is a sampling of some
of the discussions currently taking place.
Thanks for participating!
                                                                                                          Letter to the editor
                                                                                                          Working for a better county                                                                           tion to the County Administrator who then                                                                    their duties. It is the job of the County Ad-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                directs staff. It is impossible for any one to                                                               ministrator to balance all of the day to day
Local Weather                                                                                                 One of the greatest challenges for elected
                                                                                                          officials, their constituents and others is to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                have more than one boss particularly in gov-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ernment where there is a more diverse set
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             issues with the roadmap provided by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Commission, provide as much information
    Weather Forecast for Hendry County                                                                    understand the role, function and relation-                                                           of interests and opinions than in any busi-                                                                  as possible equally to each Commissioner
 from the National Weather Service.                                                                       ship a Commissioner has to the people and                                                             ness. The County deals with such a wide va-
                                                                                                          to County staff. An individual Commission-                                                                                                                                                                         and respond appropriately to Commissioner
    Clewiston and surrounding                                                                                                                                                                                   riety of issues, some that affect everyday life                                                              requests, even when that answer is no. The
 areas:                                                                                                   er has no authority to spend a dime of tax-
                                                                                                          e                                                                                                     such, as law enforcement, EMS and taxes to
                                                                                                          payer money, an individual Commissioner
                                                                                                          p                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Commission in a unanimous vote has hired,
    Thursday: Sunny, with                                                                                                                                                                                       things you seldom think about like Cemeter-                                                                  in my opinion, an excellent administrator at
 a high near 82. North wind                                                                               has no employees and an individual Com-
                                                                                                          h                                                                                                     ies and what road are we going to need 10
                                                                                                          missioner cannot direct County staff to do
                                                                                                          m                                                                                                                                                                                                                  a competitive salary. We eliminated the As-
 around 11 mph.                                                                                                                                                                                                 years from now. What makes a Commis-
                                                                                                          anything. The power of a Commissioner lies
                                                                                                          a                                                                                                     sion and County work is the expertise that is                                                                sistant County administrator position, and
    Thursday Night: Mostly
                                                                                                          in the voice and vote of the Commission, it
                                                                                                          i                                                                                                     brought by each Commissioner in reaching                                                                     created an administrative assistant position,
 clear, with a low around 61.
 Northeast wind between 13                                                                                is the Commission that spends taxpayer
                                                                                                          i                                                                                                     a consensus and using the benefit of that ex-                                                                 saving the County over $75,000 per year.
 and 15 mph, with gusts as high                                                                           money and directs the County Administra-
                                                                                                          m                                                                                                     pertise driven consensus to guide the direc-                                                                 We, the Commission will continue to work
 as 21 mph.                                                                                               tor. It is the Commission’s strategic plan, 5
                                                                                                          t                                                                                                     tion of the County. I do not direct the County                                                               together for the benefit of the whole county
                                                                                                          year plan, staffing plan and budget that di-                                                           administrator or any County staff in any day                                                                 while using the taxpayer’s money wisely.
 Extended Forecast:                                                                                       rects staff in the day to day operations of the                                                       to day operations. I do request information                                                                      Sincerely,
     Friday: Mostly sunny, with                                                                           County and it is the Commission who at its
                                                                                                          C                                                                                                     and discuss issues with appropriate staff that                                                                   Kevin McCarthy
 a high near 82. Breezy, with a                                                                           meetings changes or gives additional direc-
                                                                                                          m                                                                                                     they can respond to in the normal course of                                                                      County Commissioner
 northeast wind around 18 mph,
 with gusts as high as 25 mph.
     Friday Night: Partly cloudy,
                                                                                                          Clubs and organizations
                                                                                                          C
 with a low around 61. North-                                                                                                                            April 19. Baked entries need to be in to the Bird-Watching Tours
 east wind around 14 mph, with                                                                            Hooker’s Point Clean Up Day
                                                                                                          H                                              Sugar and Spice Room at the Clewiston Inn
 gusts as high as 20 mph.                                                                                    On Saturday, April 18, from 8 a.m. to 12 by 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 25. We can use         Through a partnership with Hendry-
     Saturday: Mostly sunny,                                                                              n
                                                                                                          noon residents can dispose of C & D trash. more cookie/brownie, sweet breads/pastries Glades Audubon, the South Florida Water
 with a high near 83. East wind                                                                           P
                                                                                                          Participants will meet at Davidson Park. A and pie recipes!                                  Management District will offer to the public
 between 11 and 14 mph, with                                                                              b
                                                                                                          barbeque with lots of food and prizes will be                                                escorted birding tours at the South Florida
 gusts as high as 20 mph.                                                                                 h
                                                                                                          held after the clean up. Residents are invited                                               Birding Trail Stormwater Treatment Area 5
     Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a
                                  dy,                                                                     to join discussions regarding the Pathway Project H.O.P
                                                                                                          t                                                                  .E.                       (STA-5) south of Clewiston in eastern Hen-
 low around 59.                                                                                           Plan, Lighting, Speed Bumps, Gang Reduc-          Sometimes when a disaster is over and dry County. Tours are open to anyone, but
     Sunday: Mostly sunny, with                                                                           tion and East County Recreational Work- you are just beginning to get back on your participants must register to reserve a space
                                                                                                          t
 a high near 84.                                                                                          shop. Items not accepted: regular trash, feet, you discover you still do not have the on the trips. Meet at the STA5 gate at 8:30
                                                                                                          s
     Sunday      Night: Partly                                                                            yard waste, household hazardous materials ability to repair or rebuild your home with- a.m. To sign up for the STA-5 Birding Tour:
                                                                                                          y
 cloudy, with a low around 62.                                                                            (chemicals, paint, fluorescent bulbs, oil), out some help. After Tropical Storm Fay, you Send an e-mail to Margaret England, at:
     Monday: A 20 percent
                                                                                                          and electronics as they often contain mer- may have been able to repair or rebuild but sta5birding@embarqmail.com with your
                                                                                                          a
 chance of showers and thun-                                                                                                                             things are just not the same. Anxiety or just
                                                                                                          c
                                                                                                          cury, copper, and lead.
 derstorms. Partly cloudy, with a                                                                                                                        feeling the blues is common. Talking really name and contact information including an
 high near 85.                                                                                                                                           helps... getting connected with available re- emergency cell number for the tour day, the
     Monday Night: A 20 per-                                                                              L
                                                                                                          Last Call for Sweet Taste                      sources really helps!                         date you want to go, and the number in your
 cent chance of showers and thunderthunder-                                                                                                                 Project H.O.P.E. is a FEMA funded pro- party. You may also leave a message at: 863-
 storms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around                                                                 Recipes                                        gram managed by the State of Florida. Proj- 674-0695 or 863-517-0202.
 64.                                                                                                         Recipe submissions for the Sweet Taste ect H.O.P.E. outreach workers are in your             Schedule: Great Backyard Bird Count Fun
     Tuesday: A slight chance                                                                             of Sugar contest are still being accepted community. If you would like to talk with Weekend: April 18, May 9 (North American
                                                                                                          o
 of showers and thunderstorms.                                                                            through this weekend! Submit entries to one of the team members, please contact Migration Count: Teams) June 20, July 11,
                                                                                                          t
 Mostly cloudy, with a high near                                                                          sweettaste@embarqmail.com, deliver or Diego at 239-200-7454. They are here to help Aug. 15, Sept. 19 (North American Migration
                                                                                                          s
 85.                                                                                                      mail to 352 W. Arcade Ave. in Clewiston by and would love to hear how you are doing! Count: Teams), Oct. 17.
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Belle Glade and Pahokee’s new boxing champions
Local athletes represent                           Pahokee Middle High
                                                   School, won the
the Glades with fine                                Florida Junior Olym-
                                                   pic boxing champi-
showmanship; bring back                            onship by winning a
titles                                             unanimous decision
                                                   against Tomas Avila.
By Gerard Michael                                      Laidler is the first
     Last Saturday, Palm Beach County was          Florida state cham-
action-packed when boxers from many                pion from the new
different parts of Florida came to the West        Pahokee PBSO PAL
Jupiter Recreation Center to compete in the        Boxing program that
Florida Golden Gloves finals and the Florida        started in May 2008.
Jr. Olympics.                                      The PAL gym opened
     In the Golden Gloves finals, Verbain Cur-      as a result of the
ry from Belle Glade was victorious against         collaborative effort
Malcom Stimphill in a hard-fought Florida          of Captain Jeffery
Golden Gloves championship bout.                   Lindskoog, Lt. Rey
     Curry won the championship via unani-         Alonso, and Pahokee
mous decision.                                     Parks and Recreation
     Seventeen-year-old Curry has been a           Director Herb Craw-
member of the Palm Beach County Athletic           ford.
League boxing team for over six years and is           Deputy LeStrange,
                                                   who volunteers as                                                                                          Submitted to INI
a senior at Glades Central High School.
     He has been a role model for youth both       a coach 20 hours a Coach Willie Wiggins and boxer Verbain Curry continue hitting the gym hard each week, leading up
in school and in sports. Curry is a success        week at the Pahokee to Verbain’s exceptional performances. Curry will be vying for the national golden gloves title in Salt
both academically and athletically.                gym said, “Trent is a Lake City, Utah.
     He gives credit for his success to the Palm   product of hard work
Beach County Sheriff ’s Office for support-         and God-given talent.
ing him. Sergeant Sean Flynn and volunteer             Coaches LeStrange and Wiggins have the
coach Willie Wiggins started helping Curry         Belle Glade and Pahokee PAL boxing teams
when he walked into the Belle Glade PAL            train together monthly. Both of the volun-
Center in 2003.                                    teers feel their teams bring out the best in
     When asked to comment on his recent           each other and are unstoppable when they
accomplishment, Curry in his humble way            compete against other Florida teams.
said, “Thank you very much to all the people           LeStrange said, “Belle Glade and Paho-
who have made a difference to me. Thank            kee have some of the best kids anywhere.
                                                   I am especially proud of our boxer Deonte
you Coach Willie, Sergeant Flynn, Deputy
Jackson and Deputy Mike LeStrange.”                Adams. Adams was our Junior Olympic run-             AMENDED NOTICE OF TAX FOR SCHOOL
                                                   ner-up. His match was very close and the
     In his journey forward, Curry will be
competing for the National Golden Gloves           decision could have gone either way. Truth-                   CAPITAL OUTLAY
title in Salt Lake City, Utah, next month.         fully, I feel Deonte won,” he said. “Deonte is
     Coach Wiggins said he is so proud of Ver-     doing well in school. He is respectful, and a
bain’s accomplishments.                            wonderful kid to coach.”
                                                       Laidler will now advance to the regional The Hendry County School Board will soon consider a
     Just prior to Curry’s win, Pahokee’s 13-
year-old Trent Laidler, who is a student at        Junior Olympics in Orangeburg, S.C.          measure to amend the use of property tax for the cap-
                                                                                                ital outlay projects advertised for the 2006 to 2007
                                                                                                school year.

                                                                                                New Projects to be funded
                                                                                                LaBelle Middle School Classroom/Office Building

                                                                                                All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing
                                                                                                to be held on April 21, 2009, at 5:30 P    .M., at the
                                                                                                Hendry County School Board meeting room, 475 E.
                                                                                                Osceola, Clewiston, Florida.

                                                                                                A DECISION on the proposed amendment to the proj-
                                                                                                ects funded from CAPITAL OUTLAY TAXES will be made
                                                                             Submitted to INI   at this meeting.
Trent Laidler is one of the many outstanding athletes that have come through
the PBSO’s PAL program. Laidler won a recent match while representing his
hometown of Pahokee.
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    Hurricane Preparedness 8 Week Shopping Guide
     As hurricane season approaches (June
 1 – November 30), all Hendry, Glades and
 Palm Beach County residents are encour-
 aged to get prepared by creating a family
 hurricane plan and assembling a hurricane
 supply kit.
     These preparedness steps are the key
 to safely weathering a storm, or any other
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 following a storm that may leave you with-
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     Hendry County Emergency Management
                                                 turkey jerky.                                       (water), juice, diapers and wipes. It you outside.
 will post a new shopping list each week
                                                     •Milk Group Items: Shelf stable milk            plan to evacuate to a Red Cross Hurricane
 that you can cut out and take it shopping
                                                 (keep chilled after opening), powdered              Shelter, bring your baby kit along with a Hurricane Supply Kit Shopping
 with you, so that you will be ready for the
 start of hurricane season.                      milk (will need extra water), canned and            stroller, portable crib or play pen.       List
     For more information please contact the     boxed pudding (on grocery shelves, not in              •Items for Elderly: Your kit should in-
                                                 refrigerator section), nutritional drinks (e.g.,    clude water and food items that address       Week One
 Hendry County Emergency Management                                                                                                                Grocery Store:
 office at 863-612-4700.                          Ensure).                                            special dietary needs such as nutritional
                                                                                                                                                   __One gallon of water per person in
     Food Groups for Shopping Guide:                 •Vegetable Group Items: Canned veg-             supplement drinks and low-sodium food. your household
     •Bread Group Items: Crackers, dry           etables, soups of all types (cup of noodles,        Be sure to include enough medical supplies    __One large jar of peanut butter
 bread sticks, pretzels, melba toast, rice and   canned), canned 3-bean salad Fruit Group            and prescription drugs to last two weeks.     __One meat group item
 popcorn cakes, breakfast cereal, dry pasta,     Items Canned fruit, applesauce, dried fruits           Note: Before purchasing instant food       __One can ready-to-eat soup
 nutritional bars, bread (keep frozen until      (raisins, dates, apricots, etc.) and 100% fruit     you should be sure that you have enough       __One box matches in waterproof con-
 needed).                                        juice (not fruit drinks or punch).                  water for reconstitution and cooking.      tainer
     •Meat Group Items: Canned or pack-              •Comfort Foods: Quick energy snacks                Camp stoves and a chafing dish/fondue       __One vegetable group item
 aged tuna, chicken/turkey, meat, soup with      such as trail mix, granola and fruit bars,          pot with sterno can be used. You can also     __One package paper plates
 beans or meat, sardines, beans, chili with      cookies, hard candy, lollipops, instant cof-        purchase ready-to-light charcoal for your     Other Supplies:
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 stew, Vienna sausage, peanut butter and             •Items for Infants & Toddlers: Make sure           Never use any of these cooking sources     __Tarpaulin for temporary roof repairs
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Obituaries should be submitted                   Lake City, S.C. She was 97.                         Walker, Christopher Lee Walker, and Jesse Dil-       She was preceded in death by her parents,
                                                   She has resided in South Carolina since 1992.     lon Walker; daughter, Amanda Elizabeth Walk-      Vance and Montine Storter; and brother, Stan-
by e-mailing obits@newszap.                      She was born on August 6, 1911 to Jack and          er, all of Moore Haven; parents, George           ford Lee Storter.
                                                 Georgeann Corbitt. She was a homemaker,             Buchannan and Carolyn (Edens) Jones of Cle-
com. Customers may also re-                      cafeteria worker and avid fisher.                    wiston; and brother, George B. Jones Jr. (Ta-       A Memorial service celebrating Birma’s life will
quest photos and links to on-                      Ora was preceded in death by her husband,         mey) of Canal Point.                              be 6 p.m. Thursday April 16, at Ortona Church
                                                 Lester; two sons, Garth and Gene; grandson,           Funeral services were held Friday, April 10, at in Ortona.
line guest books. A link to the                  Blake; three sisters, Matilda, Cleo and Becky;      Turning Point Church of God, Flaghole, with         In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested do-
obituaries is available at www.                  and two brothers, I.J and Henry.                    Rev. Dennis Edgar officiating. Interment fol-      nations to Living Waters Fellowship (prison
                                                   Ora is survived by a daughter, Ona Herring        lowed in Ridgelawn Cemetery.                      ministry), P.O. Box 803 Moore Haven, FL 33471;
newszap.com.                                     (Jack) of Clewiston; three sons, Kenneth (Sue)        Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
                                                                                                                                                       or Hope Hospice 9470 Health Park Circle, Fort
                                                 of Clewiston, Ronnie (Terry) of Moncks Corner,      Clewiston.
                                                 S.C., and Donald (Kathy) of Lake City, S.C.; two                                                      Myers, FL 33908.
Charlotte Lucille Baxter, 81                     daughter-in-laws, Betty (Garth) of Belle Glade;     Birma Sue Storter Bowers, 66                        Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funer-
                                                 and Carol (Gene) of Valdosta, Ga.; one sister,         ORTONA — Birma Sue Storter Bowers, of Or-
   MOORE HAVEN — Charlotte Lucille Baxter, of                                                                                                          al Home - LaBelle.
                                                 Frankie Cook of Nashville, Ga.; 17 grandchil-       tona, passed away April 11, 2009, at Hope Hos-
Moore Haven, passed away April 3, 2009, in                                                           pice House in Cape Coral from pancreatic
Moore Haven. She was 81.                         dren; 40 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-
                                                 grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and       cancer. She was 66. She was born August 31,
   She was born May 10, 1927, in Chatham, Ala.,                                                      1942 in Arcadia.
to the late Washington Yawn and the late Ruby    nephews. She loved her family dearly.
                                                   A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday, April       Ms. Bowers attended high school in LaBelle
Janette (Moss) Yawn. She worked as a baker,                                                          and received a degree in Cultural Anthropology
employed by Glades County School District, un-   10, 2009 at the Roundtree Funeral Home, 240 E.
                                                 Dame Ave., Homerville, Ga. Relatives and            from the University of West Florida in Pensacola
til her retirement in 1973.
                                                 friends are welcome at the funeral home at          at the age of 57. She was a talented pianist and
   Survivors include son, Harold Jackson (Betty)
                                                 12:30 p.m. until time of the service. Graveside     an avid gardener.
Baxter of Lakeland; daughters, Ina M. (Douglas)
                                                 services will be in Arabia Cemetery.                   In recent years, she enjoyed managing her
Korinke, and Catherine Peeples, both of Moore
                                                                                                     livestock herd. She attended Living Waters Fel-
Haven; brother, Elray (Patsy) Yawn; sister,
Joanne (Plynie) Deen; 11 grandchildren; 13 Laura Lee Walker, 33                                      lowship Church in Moore Haven.
great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grand-    MOORE HAVEN — Laura Lee Walker, of                   She is survived by her daughters, Jenny Heflin
children.                                        Moore Haven, passed away April 6, 2009, in          Allen (Doug), and Sara Nelson Madrid; son, Da-
   Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funer- Moore Haven. She was 33.                              vid Heflin, and daughter-in-law Tina Heflin;
al Home - Clewiston.                               She was born April 23, 1975, in Pahokee, the      grandchildren, Katie Allen, Scotty Heflin (Britta-
                                                 daughter of George Buchannan and Carolyn            ny), Douglas Allen, Kaitlyn Heflin, Jacob Heflin,
Ora Lee Lewis ‘Granny’, 97                       (Edens) Jones. She was an Inventory Clerk, em-      Patrick Heflin and Alex Walker; sister, Donna
   LAKE CITY, S.C. — Ora Lee Corbitt Lewis, ployed by Walgreen’s Pharmacy                            Storter Long (JC); nephews, Lonnie Howard
died Sunday, April 5, 2009, in her sons home in    Survivors include three sons, AJ Thomas           (Vanita) and Thomas Howard.
April 16, 2009                                                 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee                                                                                      7



“Good Twins” will be                                                                                 Current Drought Threatens
at First Christian                                                                                   Florida Landscape
                                                                                                         PALMDALE, Fla. – With much of Florida          bag of it should cover an area about the
                                                         tapes and CD’s).                            under near-historic drought conditions,            same length and width as the bag.
                                                             In 1961 the Twins made musical          landscape plants face a severe threat. Ex-             •Consider mulching under trees, all the
                                                         history as they became the FIRST to         perts advise that, in addition to careful          way out to their drip line to limit competi-
                                                         sing with pre-recorded background           watering schedules, homeowners utilize             tion for water and nutrients and mimic the
                                                         tapes.                                      mulch as part of a plant-protection strat-         way they grow in nature.
                                                             Their novel method is now being         egy.                                                   •Use environmentally sensitive mulch.
                                                         used by all major singing artists in            “With so little rainfall in the past several   Florida cypress trees are a treasure; don’t
                                                         concerts, churches and on TV.               months, most Florida landscape plants are          contribute to the destruction of cypress
                                                             The “Good Twins” were selected          tremendously stressed,” said Alan Shaffer          wetlands for landscape convenience.
                                                         to sing in the “Promise Keepers”            vice president of sales and marketing for              7L Brands, a division of Lykes Bros. Inc.,
                                                         Choir at “The Gap” in Washington,           7L Brands LLC, a producer of sustainable           manufactures a line of truly sustainable eu-
                                                         D.C. in 1997.                               mulch. “A layer of mulch can be a literal          calyptus mulch as the perfect environmen-
                                                             Over one million men came to-           lifesaver.”                                        tally friendly alternative to cypress mulch.
                                                         gether all over the world to sing, pray,        For starters, organic mulch helps plants       Eucalyptus regenerates from the stump,
                                                         praise and commit their lives to keep       retain what little moisture remains in the         matures quickly and can be harvested four
                                                         their promise to God and family.            soil. “Even though there’s been next to no         times over 25-30 years. All mulch produced
                                                             It was the largest gathering of the     precipitation, plants and soil lose moisture       at the plant is 100 percent pure virgin wood,
                          Submitted photo/Jackie Miller people of God since Moses left Egypt.        to evaporation, especially in the heat of the      free of any construction, demolition, pallet
The “Good Twins” are set to perform at First They also have appeared at several                      day,” Shaffer said. “A mulch layer reduces         or other waste-wood materials.
Christian Church in Clewiston on Sunday, “Promise Keeper” events in stadiums                         that moisture loss in a big way.”                      Recently, the company introduced an
May 3.                                                   and coliseums as members of the                 In the same way that mulch keeps               aged heartwood eucalyptus mulch. It has
                                                         “Promise Keepers” Choir.                    moisture from getting out, it keeps other          an all natural, rich, earthy red tone without
    The “Good Twins” will appear in concert                  In 1968 their album, “Church Is Fi-     things from getting in. “We’re starting to         a chemical color additive.
at First Christian Church, 201 N. Francisco nally Over,” won the “Neff Award” (forerun-              get to the time of year where the sun can              7L Brand’s new mulch manufacturing
Street, Clewiston, Fl., on Sunday, May 3 at 11 ner of the “Dove Award) as the best duet al-          beat down pretty hard,” Shaffer said. “Es-         facility has provided jobs for staff living in
a.m. Jackie Miller, Minister, invites the com- bum of the year. “Billboard Magazine” gave            pecially when they’re dry, plant roots can         Lee, Hendry, Glades and Highland coun-
munity to come and share in this special it a four star rating.                                      suffer from temperature extremes. Mulch            ties.
service.                                                                                             is a great natural insulator and protector of          Lykes Bros. Inc. was founded in Florida
    A free-will offering will be received to
benefit “Christian Contender Ministries” of
                                                 Brief                                               root systems.”
                                                                                                         A good mulching strategy also protects
                                                                                                                                                        by seven brothers more than 100 years
                                                                                                                                                        ago on the core values of unity, hard work,
Freedom, Indiana.                                                                                    landscape plants from competition. “Most           stewardship, reinvestment in growth and
    The “Good Twins”, Dwight and Dwayne, Loyalty Day Program and                                     people don’t like weeds because they’re            diversification of business. Historically the
are identical twins who started singing to-                                                          unsightly,” Shaffer added. “What they              company has managed a wide range of
gether at age three.                              Awards Ceremony                                    don’t realize is that weeds are also steal-        businesses from shipping to banking while
    Growing up in Pontiac, Illinois, their min-       The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4185         ing water from the desirable plants. Mulch         maintaining a strong focus on its agricul-
istry has spread “around the world.”              and Ladies Auxiliary will have a Loyalty Day       helps to limit weeds’ growth and spread,           tural lands in Glades and Highlands coun-
    Their ministry of gospel singing started Program and Awards Ceremony on Satur-                   which means the limited water supply hy-           ties.
after graduating from Lincoln Christian Col- day, May 2 beginning at 2:30 p.m. at the VFW            drates the right plants.”                              The company continues to demonstrate
lege, Lincoln, Ill., in 1958.                     Post 4185 located on 501 S. Francisco St. in           In the wild, leaves and needles fall on        its entrepreneurial spirit with recent moves
    Since then they have traveled nearly three Clewiston. All citizens of the community are          the ground to protect and build up the soil.       into renewable fuel crops and natural re-
million miles, performed over 8,000 concerts invited to attend to reaffirm their loyalty to           Mulch provides the same protective ben-            sources management.
and revivals in 24 different countries.           the United States of America.                      efits in man-made landscapes.                           The addition of a sustainable mulch
    They have memorized over 500 gospel               Loyalty Day is a special day to recognize          Some mulch application pointers:               product adds value to an already strong
songs, appeared before kings, governors, at the unique freedoms citizens enjoy today                     •Weed and water before applying your           landscape operation focused on sod and
political rallies, Miss America pageants, state and it is a special day to reaffirm our loyalty       mulch.                                             native landscape trees. The company’s
and county fairs, prisons, conventions, four to America. Please join us for this special                 •Apply a layer about 4 inches deep.            mission is to assure quality in its products
national TV specials, and in “thousands of Loyalty Day Program and show your love for                Less is good for finer mulch; more is good          and services, stewardship of its land assets
different churches”.                              our country and Flag. For more information         for coarser mulch. If you’re buying your           and community involvement. For more in-
    They have released 33 albums (records, call Linda at 863-677-1482.                               mulch in garden-store bags, figure that a           formation, visit www.7LBrands.com.



Take care of your feet and “Put Your Best Foot Forward”
By Pat Dobbins R.N., M.S./H.S.A.                                             Make sure you          grow. A fungus can cause dry skin, redness,         skin. Usually this happens when you don’t
     Be kind to your feet.                                                shoes fit properly         blisters, itching, and peeling.                     cut your toenails straight across so the cor-
     Years of wear and tear can be hard on                                and treat yourself            Over-the-counter anti-fungal powders or         ner of the nail can be seen above the skin.
your feet, but disease, bad circulation, poor-                            to a foot massage         creams may help, but sometimes it can be                Pay close attention to swollen feet. Swol-
ly trimmed toenails, and wearing shoes that                               once in a while!          hard to cure and you may need to see a doc-
don’t fit can also affect your feet.                                           Some com-             tor. Corns and calluses are caused by pres-         len feet could be a sign of more serious
     Your feet might be the last item on your                             mon foot prob-            sure when the bony parts of your feet rub           health problems.
list of health concerns, but sometimes prob-                              lems       include        against your shoes.                                     If you continuously have swollen feet and
lems with feet are the first signs of more seri-                           fungal infections,            Wearing shoes that fit better or using spe-      ankles, please see your healthcare provider.
ous medical conditions such as arthritis, dia-                            corns, calluses,          cial pads may help. Bunions develop when            If you have diabetes, good foot care is very
betes, and nerve or circulatory disorders.                                bunions, and in-          the joints in your big toe no longer fit togeth-
                                                Pat Dobbins.              grown toenails.
                                                                                                                                                        important.
     Practice good foot care.                                                                       er. Bunions usually run in the family.
     Keep your feet clean and dry.                                        Athlete’s foot is a           Sometimes surgery is needed to relieve              Diabetes can cause poor blood flow to
     Try putting your feet up when you are sit- type of fungal infection.                           the pressure and repair the toe joint. In-          the feet. Good foot care should be an impor-
ting down to help keep the blood moving to         Shoes are warm, dark, and moist which            grown toenails can be painful. They are             tant part of your health care.
your feet.                                      makes them the perfect place for fungus to          caused when your toenail breaks into the                Don’t get off on the wrong foot!
8                                                               Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee                                                                    April 16, 2009

    Religion columns
 What are you willing to do for                    “In his holy flirtation with the world, God        asks His detractors -which of them, if they        TION. Under the painful condemnation of
 $10,000,000?                                      occasionally drops a handkerchief. These          had an ox or a donkey fall into a well, would      Almighty God, man has one and only one
 Pastor John Hicks                                 handkerchiefs are called saints.”                 not pull it out on the Sabbath? (Luke 14:5)        hope of release - the Lord Himself. If he
 First United Methodist Church                         A saint doesn’t have to go to Calcutta        and they could not answer Him. Sabbath”            rejects Him all hope of salvation has been
                                                   like Mother Teresa, or Africa like Albert Sch-    is akin to “seventh” and is a means that we        forfeited. But, praise God for the open door
     There is a fierce battle going on for          weitzer. But neither are they a part of the       return to God a “seventh”, resting and re-         of salvation and for the “whosoever will”
 America’s soul, and it’s not between left         “Me” generation. They take life seriously,        freshing. We, who are made in His image,           invitation extended! As we read God’s just
 and right or black and white. It’s between        but not themselves. They know that life is        take what He took and “keep it holy.” Why,
 the worship of mammon and God. As a na-                                                                                                                condemnation of our souls, how convicted
                                                   too short to sit around and fret over little      then, Sunday?                                      we stand before Him! Not a mouth of retali-
 tion, we’re in love with things, and those        things.                                               Early Christians were from Hebraic tra-
 things are becoming a substitute for healthy                                                                                                           ation is opened. God is right. Yes, we need
                                                       A saint is an important part of his or        ditions and they would worship on Satur-           the Lord for salvation.
 relationships and moral values.                   her church. An important part of his or her       day, as was their custom. As they became
     Some time back, researchers asked                                                                                                                      Our LIVES need the Lord for TRANS-
                                                   community. This points out the fact, how-         Christians, they would keep the celebration        FORMATION. Every year that we were in
 Americans, “What are you willing to do for        ever, that we too should be candidates for        of Sunday, following their Old Testament
 $10,000,000?” The answers form an inter-                                                                                                               sin, our moral nature and our character
                                                   sainthood.                                        worship that ended Saturday night and go           became more perverted and steeped in the
 esting picture of our changing values. 25%            A common day saint’s faithfulness in          into Christian worship Sunday morning.
 would abandon their entire family. 25%                                                                                                                 ways of the world. How far short we have
                                                   service, sacrificial giving, and loving devo-      What was special about Sunday and not
 would abandon their church. 23% would                                                                                                                  fallen of the glory of God! When we decide
                                                   tion has formative influence on lives around       any other day?
 become prostitutes for a week or more. 16%                                                                                                             to do right, it is a long and hard battle to
                                                   them and provide open channels of oppor-              Sunday is Resurrection Day. Eacj Sim-
 would give up their American citizenship.         tunity for service.                                                                                  throw off the yoke and dominion of sin.
                                                                                                     day is a recollection of Easter. Each Sunday
 16% would leave their spouses.10% would               Let us, then, resolve to take the high                                                               Truly, we are “babes” and not giants
                                                                                                     is the day most appropriately set aside for
 withhold testimony and let a murderer go          road with our lives, the saintly road. Let        worship because it commemorates the                when we accept the Lord. We need the Lord
 free. 7% would kill a stranger. 3% would put      us dare lay claim to our heritage as God’s        greatest event known to humanity - Easter          for spiritual growth. Only Christ can make
 their children up for adoption.                   children. Let us not be afraid or ashamed         Day. That is what Jesus’ disciples did. As the     us what we ought to be. But, oh the power
     In times like these, we need people who       to join Abraham and all the saints of all the     faith spread and people from all religious         and the mightiness of His grace manifested
 will stand in the gap on our behalf. We           ages in launching out toward the land God         backgrounds became followers, the neces-           in a yielded life! Humility displaces pride;
 need saints.                                      has promised we can possess.                      sity in celebrating on Saturday ceased and         tenderness displaces courseness; piety dis-
     Who are the saints? How many can you              As Easter approaches, “Let us fix our          celebrations were on the chosen Sabbath,           places prodigality; courage displaces fear.
 name? Saint Peter? Saint Stephen? Saints          eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of        the commemoration of Resurrection Day.             Oh the wretchedness of our lives without
 Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John? Saint Paul?        our faith, who for the joy set before him             Today, we celebrate Sundays because it         His transforming power! Yes, we need the
 How about Saint Francis of Assissi or Saint       endured the cross, scorning its shame, and        is a commemoration of Easter,: Resurrec-           Lord for transformation.
 Augustine? One of my favorites is Saint           sat down at the right hand of the throne of       tion Day and each Sunday is an “Easter” in             Our HEARTS need the Lord for COM-
 Barnabas, because his name means, “Son            God.” (Hebrews 12:2)                              its’ own right.                                    PANIONSHIP. “Oh the glory of His presence!
 of Encouragement”.                                                                                      Easter, in fact, is not over; it is a weekly   Oh the beauty of His face! I am His, and His
     What is it that makes a saint in the first                                                                                                          forever: He has won me by His grace!” This
 place? Is it personal virtue and discipline?
                                                   “Easter” is over... But!                          celebration and not just once a year. Faithful
                                                   By The Reverend Samuel S.                         people attend Church on this Resurrection          is the song of every true Christian’s heart.
 Or is it concern for the poor and the out-                                                          Day for this reason.                               Leaning on Jesus, “What a fellowship!
 cast? Is a saint pious and austere? Or is a       Thomas, Ph. D.+
                                                   Saint Martin’s Church, Clewiston                      At the heart of their worship is the Eas-      What a joy divine!”
 saint merry and outgoing? We have had ex-                                                           ter message; The Lord arose and overcame               There is comfort in times of sorrow;
 amples throughout history of both.                   In the usual sense of things “Easter” is       death, , He promised that we would be with         strength in time of weakness; peace in time
     The Roman Catholic Church has a long          over for 2009. The special Sunday will have       Him, and our worship is in homage to the           of trouble; hope in time of seeming defeat;
 list of those who have been canonized -           been celebrated and the new clothes will          One who gives us life eternal. That’s what         light in time of darkness; help for every
 usually some two hundred years after their        have been worn; time to think about the           Sunday is about; that’s what Easter is about.
 deaths, and after a careful scrutiny of their                                                                                                          need, and grace for every trial. No one can
                                                   next holiday.                                     Easter celebrations have not ended; they go
 lives, work, and continuing influence. Even           The faithful should have been reminded                                                            go along without Him easily. In a world of
                                                                                                     on and on as they should and we celebrate          adversity, strife, and temptations, we need
 with all of this, I doubt that we could get       of why the Sunday is special- the Resurrec-       them in thanksgiving as we should, too.
 together as Christians on a list of the top ten   tion and it’s promise for us all. What is spe-                                                       the Lord for companionship.
                                                                                                     May we do so this coming “Easter Sunday”               How I love that old hymn “I Need Thee
 saints, especially if we omitted the original     cial about Sunday anyway? Some would re-          and all of the Sundays that follow.
 twelve Apostles.                                  call the commandment to “remember the                                                                Every Hour.” Its words are so true. We need
     According to the New Testament, the           Sabbath, to keep it holly (Exodus 20:8)” as                                                          the Lord in life. We need Him in death. And
 saints are not a select group of persons with     did the spiritual ancestors of the Christians,
                                                                                                     Why we need the Lord                               we need Him in judgment.
 haloes around their heads. They are simply        and insist that the last day of the week, Sat-    By Jackie Miller, Evangelist                           If we have gone “all the way” with Him,
 the members of the Christian fellowship,          urday, in modern terms is to be set aside.        First Christian Church                             we know that He will go “all the way” with
 men and women who live by faith in Jesus             The Lord and His followers were ac-                Why will men reject the Lord? Why will         us. The salvation accepted here will be fully
 Christ and in whose lives the Holy Spirit is      cused by the Pharisees of “working on the         they refuse to give Him His rightful place in      realized in glory. The transformation of life
 at work.                                          Sabbath (Mark 2:23ff)) and Jesus reminds          their lives? Why are we so hesitant to give        done here will be much appreciated there.
     A saint leaves the world a better place       them that “The Sabbath is made for man,           Him all our lives? Oh how we need the              And the companionship begun here will
 because he or she has been here. I love           not man for the Sabbath (v.27).’                  Lord!                                              become more precious and intimate there,
 the way Frederick Beuchner once put it,              He would heal on the Sabbath. Jesus                Our SOULS need the Lord for SALVA-             and it, with its blessings, will know no end.


Religion briefs
Fish Fry Dinners on Fridays                        given for a donation, this is to help for ex-         The Clewiston Church of Christ would           conference
                                                   penses of the church.                             like to announce their regular service times
   St. Joseph the Worker Church is having              We feel in helping the church it is helping   to the public and invite anyone interested in          Angel Braham Ministries Inc. is hosting a
Fish Fry Dinners every Friday from 5 p.m. to                                                         attending. Sunday Bible Class will begin at        conference on Saturday, April 11 starting at
7 p.m. Dinners include fried fish, hush pup-        you also, with your needs.
                                                       All things are nice and clean, these things   10 a.m.; Sunday Worship begins at 11 a.m.;         6 p.m. at 525 East El. Paso Ave. in Clewis-
pies, a vegetable, dessert and tea, for a dona-
tion of $7. Eat there or take home.                are supplied by Cowboy Church - Hand &            Sunday Evening Worship will start at 6 p.m.,       ton. Registration is free, topics discussed will
                                                   Hand Ministries of Palmdale, if you would         and Wednesday Bible Study starts at 7 p.m.         be as followed: Economic survival during
                                                   like to help us call 863-612-0640, if no an-          The Clewiston Church of Christ is located      the recovery process; Embarrassed but not
Thrift shop open at Church of                      swer leave message, God bless you.                at 336 Central Ave in Clewiston.                   ashamed; Using what is left of you and Re-
God of Prophecy                                                                                          For further information please call 863-       positioning yourself from hopeless to hope-
                                                                                                     983-8822.                                          ful.
   The Church of God of Prophecy, in Moore         Clewiston Church of God                                                                                  For more information please call 863-983-
Haven, will have a thrift shop open on Sat-
urdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all things are       Service Times announced                           Reviving the stones                                8505 or visit www.angelbraham.com.
April 16, 2009                                                  Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee                                                               Clewiston News - 9


Traffic fatalities double on Hendry County roads
By Patty Brant                                     Ranch F-150. The vehicle may be either an          Patrol at 239-938-1800 or *FHP.                       ists of the presence of bicyclists, have been
INI Florida                                        SUV or F-150 or F-250 with a topper on it.            For the entire calendar year of 2008, there        placed at four locations on CR 78 and one
    Just three months into 2009, Hendry                At US27 east of CR 835 Roeri Morreo 32,        were a total of 17 deaths on Hendry County            on Kirby Thompson Road.
County already has three times the number          died after two vehicles sideswiped each oth-       roads, according to figures from the Florida               Currently there are no crossing guards for
of traffic fatalities as in 2008.                   er, Several passengers were transported to         Department of Transportation.                         Country Oaks Elementary School.
    Last year’s traffic fatality figures show        area hospitals. The crash occurred on Feb.            For Glades County, those figures are: three             The Community Traffic Safety Team is
that, as of March 29, 2008, two people had         9                                                  fatalities to date this year, with one fatality for   highly concerned about another situation at
lost their lives on Hendry’s roads. However,           A head-on collision on March 7 at CR 78        the same time period last year. Glades had a          COES. Vehicles back up along NW Eucalyp-
as of March 29, 2009, there had been six           near Brittany Lane took the life of Juan Car-      total of 13 traffic fatalities in 2008.                tus Blvd. between the school and E. Cowboy
deaths on Hendry County roads - three times        los Martinez Rafael, 22.                                                                                 Way as parents come to pick up their chil-
                                                       David A. Benson, 23, of Miami died in a                                                              dren from school. Traffic headed to Country
as many as 2008.
                                                   crash on March 8 at Pasofino and Appaloosa
                                                                                                      Traffic safety news                                    Village often attempts to pass the long line
    On Jan. 27, Florida Highway Patrol
worked the case in which Hendry County             Circle,                                               At the April 2 Community Traffic Team               of cars going to the school as children are at-
Deputy Mike Horne pulled into his residence            FHP continues to seek a driver involved        meeting, the health department reported               tempting to cross the road. If those motorists
on Evans Road and died.                            in a crash March 24 at CR 845 and CR 833           that it has plenty of helmets to disburse to          will remember to approach from the other
    On Feb. 6, a pedestrian was struck and         near Ocean Boy Farms involving a green             the public, but no more car seats at this             direction (from Eucalyptus Blvd. rather than
killed on Cowboy Way west of Lillian Street.       1998 Nissan van. One of the six people in          time.                                                 Cowboy Way) the problem could be avoid-
Miriam Lopez, 47, died in the incident. The        the vehicle was pronounced deceased on                Bike Pac representative Linda McVey                ed.
driver of a 2002-2008 Ford with a special          scene; three others were flown to area hos-         asked if the section of SR 80 currently be-               The CTST meets the first Thursday
deep red paint scheme is still being sought        pitals. Rodolfo Nunez-Velasco, age 19, is          ing four-laned will have sidewalks. The an-           monthly at 1 p.m. Meetings are currently be-
for questioning in this case. The vehicle in       considered a person of interest in this case       swer was no. Sidewalks are not covered in             ing held in the conference room at the EMS
question may be an Eddie Bauer Special             and is being sought by FHP. If you have any        the construction plans but the roadway will           station off Cowboy Way.
Edition Explorer, Eddie Bauer Special Edi-         information on any of these outstanding traf-      have paved shoulders.                                 Patty Brant can be reached at pbrant@newszap.
tion Expedition, a King Ranch F-250 or King        fic cases, please contact the Florida Highway          Share the Road signs, reminding motor-                                                      com




Florida awarded federal funds for emergency shelter program
   The U.S. Department of Homeland Se-             shelter, rent, mortgage and utility assistance     mirrors the EFSP National Board, with a lo-           tection, response, recovery, and mitigation,
curity’s Federal Emergency Management              programs for people with non-disaster re-          cal government official replacing FEMA and             to reduce the loss of life and property and
Agency announced that $6,126,590 has been          lated emergencies. The jurisdictions that are      board members voting to select their chair.           protect the nation from all hazards including
awarded to Florida by the Emergency Food           receiving funds are listed at the end of the          The EFSP has been in existence since               natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other
and Shelter Program (EFSP). Federal funds          release.                                           1983 and was authorized under the McK-                man-made disasters.
totaling $100 million were made available              Additional jurisdictions in Florida may be     inney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of                   Emergency Food and Shelter Program
to the EFSP, through the American Recov-           selected at a later date by the EFSP State Set-    1987. With the ARRA funding, more than                   American Recovery and Reinvestment
ery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA),           Aside Committee. The EFSP National Board,          $3.404 billion in federal aid will have been          Act
to bring immediate relief to communities to        chaired by the Department of Homeland              disbursed through the EFSP since its incep-              FY 2009 –– State Allocations for Okeecho-
address unemployment, poverty and other            Security’s Federal Emergency Management            tion to communities nationwide, and has ac-           bee County
needs in light of the economic climate faced       Agency (FEMA) and composed of represen-            counted for millions of additional meals and             Florida
by our country.                                    tatives from American Red Cross; Catholic          nights of shelter to the hungry and homeless             Collier County $111,098
   “DHS is hopeful that these funds will be        Charities, USA ; United Jewish Communities;        most in need across the nation.                          Glades County $3,450
used to help individuals and families meet         National Council of the Churches of Christ in         A state-by-state list of the eligible juris-          Hendry County $20,514
some of their basic, non-disaster related          the U.S.A.; The Salvation Army; and United         dictions and award amounts is available at               Okeechobee County $15,792
needs. We believe that the EFSP has an ex-         Way of America , provides supplemental             www.efsp.unitedway.org .                                 Palm Beach County $449,459
traordinary history of providing food and          funding to shelters, soup kitchens, and food          FEMA leads and supports the nation in                 State Set-Aside Committee, FL $389,833
shelter for families over the past twenty-six      banks. One-month awards for rent, mort-            a risk-based, comprehensive emergency                    Florida Total
years,” said Secretary Napolitano, “but an         gage, and utility assistance are also avail-       management system of preparedness, pro-                  $6,162,590
unprecedented need exists to provide this          able. The funds are used to help individuals
assistance to even more individuals. We are        and families with non-disaster, temporary
grateful a program like this exists for families   emergency needs.
struggling to make ends meet even after the            In each funded jurisdiction, a Local Board
paycheck runs out.”                                advertises the availability of the funds, estab-
   Funds will be distributed to support so-        lishes local priorities, selects local non-profit
cial service agencies in more than 2,500 cit-      and government agencies to receive sup-
ies and counties across the country. EFSP          plemental funding, and monitors program
grant funds are used to supplement food,           compliance. The Local Board’s composition


Clewiston Arrest Report
   This column lists arrests, not con-             violation habitual offender - driving with a
victions, unless otherwise stated. Any-            suspended license. Deputy N. Kirk was ar-
one who is listed here and who is later            resting officer.
found not guilty, or has the charges                  •Nancy Lugo, 24, was arrested April 11
against them dropped, is welcome to                and charged with VOP: felony or commu-
                                                                                                                                                                                        Submitted photo
inform the newspaper. We will confirm               nity control. Deputy J. Smith was arresting
the information and print it.
   •Patrick Lucey, 59, was arrested April 11
                                                   officer.
                                                      •Regina Kristine Autrey, 39, was arrested         Hoover Dike donation
and charged with misuse of the 911 system,         April 11 and charged with FTA: felony of-            “Recently the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4185 in Clewiston presented
intentional threat to do violence and battery      fense. Deputy L. Preece was arresting offi-           a $500 donation to Marilyn McCorvey, City Clerk, for the Hoover Dike Park
of an officer, firefighter or EMT. Deputy T.          cer.                                                 Beautification Program. The project was put together by Sean Scheffler who
Neidert was arresting officer.                         •Saul Gonzalez, 53, was arrested April 10         has been talking to local organizations. The donations will be used to plant
   •Frantz Mercy, 25, was arrested April 11        and charged with VOP: felony or commu-               trees to restore and beautify the area. Pictured from left to right is Jim Meier,
and charged with violation of restrictions         nity control. Deputy L. Preece was arresting         Post Member, Bill Atkinson, Post Quartermaster, Marilyn McCorvey, City
on a driver’s license and nonmoving traffic         officer.                                              Clerk and Jim Rodgers, Post Commander.”
10 - Clewiston News                                       Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee                                                           April 16, 2009



The 2009 Miss Sugar Pageant contestants
   The Miss Sugar Pageant will be held Saturday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the John Boy Auditorium. There will be 22 contestants vying for the crown of Miss Sugar 2009. Come join us!




Alexis Price.                 Amy Green.                     Angela Fountain.              Ashton O’Neal.                 Beatrice Gonzalez.            Brandi Herring.




Brittany Bacallao.            Caela Clark.                   Carlie Snook.                 Carolina Betancourt.           Chelesa Mcgillivray.          Chelsa Gosa.




Crystal Postell.              Kayla Spears.                 Mercedes Nunez.                Michelle Langston.            Nicki Allison.                 Rachelle Spry.


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Local 4-H members participate                                                                       School
                                                                                                    Happenings
in county and district events                                                                       Summer VPK at Central
    Local 4-H members participated in Coun-       blue ribbons. Senior 4-H members Matthew          Elementary
ty Events at the Pioneer Community Center         Ruch, Britney Woosley and Stephen Woosley            Central Elementary School will be
on March 28 and then at District Events at        will be presenting their illustrated presenta-    hosting the Summer VPK Program for the
the Punta Gorda Middle School on April 4.         tion in the state competitive events at Florida   Hendry County School District this year.
Youth either presented an illustrated presen-     4-H Congress in July. Jaydee Hull and Ma-            If you have a child that will be 5 be-
tation on an interested topic or modeled a        vis Plamondon will be modeling their con-         fore September 1, he/she is eligible for
constructed garment. All of the youth ex-         structed garment they made during sewing          the program. This a wonderful opportu-
celled both county and district events. At dis-   club meetings in the state fashion revue held     nity to prepare your child for Kindergar-
trict events all of the participants achieved     during Florida 4-H Congress in July.              ten. Classes are taught by caring, certified
                                                                                                    teachers. The program runs from June 8
                                                                                                    until July 30, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
                                                                                                    Breakfast and lunch will be provided at
                                                                                                    no cost.
                                                                                                       Transportation will not be provided by
                                                                                                    the school!
                                                                                                       We are now registering students for
                                                                                                    the program. If you have questions about
                                                                                                    the VPK Program, please call 863-983-
                                                                                                    1550 and ask for Linda Mosely or Cecilia
                                                                                                    Self.

                                                                                                                                                    We at Pam's Plumbing are continuing to
                                                                                                    School briefs                                    keep our lowest service rate of $65.
                                                                                                                                                    Available for Residential service during
                                                                                                    Central Elementary School                        normal office hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
                                                                                                       Upcoming Events:                                       Monday thru Friday.
                                                                                                       April 16 to April 24: CES Book Fair.         *Does not include cost of parts or materials.
                                                                                Submitted photo        April 21: Book Fair Donuts and Muf-
County Events participants in front row: Emily Royal, Haley Harrell, Jake Coro-                     fins from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
nado, and Madeline Ruch. In second row: Jessica Coronado, Britney Harrell,                             April 23: Book Fair Family Night from         We would like to "Thank everyone" for
Sabrina McCluskey, Britney Woosley, and Cassidy Willis. Back row: Jaydee                            5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.                                  their continued patronage.
Hull, Emma Cahoon, Mavis Plamondon, Zachary Blanchette, Steven Woosley,                                April 29: Progress Reports.
and Matthew Ruch.

                                                                                                                                                              NOTICE
                                                                                                                                                    The Glades County School
                                                                                                                                                         Board Will Hold A
                                                                                                                                                     Policy & Budget Workshop
                                                                                                                                                  Following The Regular Meeting
                                                                                                                                                          On April 23, 2009
                                                                                                                                                  Scheduled To Begin At 9:00a.m.
                                                                                                                                                   In The Glades County School
                                                                                                                                                       Board Meeting Room
                                                                                                                                                            400 10th Street, SW
                                                                                                                                                            Moore Haven, Florida

                                                                                                                                                  SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITAL
                                                                                                                                                                Presents our new
                                                                                                                                                   MOBILE VETERINARY CLINIC!!!
                                                                                                                                                     We will be at Tractor Supply
                                                                                                                                                             in Clewiston
                                                                                                                                                     Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
                                                                                                                                                         From 3pm to 6 pm

                                                                                                                              INI/Ashley Smith         Shewmaker
                                                                                                                                                    Animal Hospital
                                                                                                    Fly high                                        1566 N. Bridge St.
                                                                                                                                                    LaBelle, FL 33935
                                                                                                                                                      863-675-2441
                                                                              INI/Ashley Smith      The students at Discovery Day                   Fax 863-675-3629
                                                                                                    Academy were amazed to see how
 Animal Show                                                                                        high this bird couple jump off the            Dr. Lee Shewmaker D.V.M.
 Discovery Day Academy had an interesting day last week. Students learned                           ground to catch its prey, which in            Dr. Bridgette Shewmaker-
                                                                                                                                                        Cochran D.V.M.
 about different sorts of animals in an animal show held at their school.                           this case was a toy dinosaur.                 Dr. Shana Damiana D.V.M.
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                                    Lost                            Giveaway                         Employment                        Employment                  Employment               Business                           Appliances
                                                                                                     Medical                           Full Time                   Full Time                Opportunities
                                                                  NEED A GOOD HOME -                                                                                                                                        WHIRPOOL DISHWASH -
                                                                   House broke female 2 yr            MEDICAL ASSISTANT                                                                   Locally owned NATIONAL-            Great Cond! White w/pa-
                                                                   old Red bone mix. needs         Must have 1 yr. exp. Bilin-                                                             LY KNOWN SERVICE FRAN-            pers, ready to install!
Important       Information:                                       room to run (863)605-3597       gual Spanish/English pref.                         CITY MANAGER                         CHISE for sale in this area.      $80/or     best   offer.
Please read your ad care-                                                                          Competitive salary and excel-                    City of Clewiston, FL                  Well established, solid cus-      (863)946-1640
fully the first day it                                            PUPPIES (3) - to good            lent benefits. Fax resume to                       (population 6700)                     tomer base, steady cash
                                                                   home only. (239)324-3313        (863)983-9604 or apply at                                                               flow, exclusive territory.
appears. In case of an
                                                                                                   FCHC, 315 South W.C. Owen                                                               Full training, strong sys-          Appliances
inadvertent error, please
                                                                                                   Ave., Clewiston, FL. e-mail
                                                                                                                                     Salary range: $85,000 to $100,000, plus benefits       tems, and excellent sup-            Small
notify us prior to the dead-                                                                                                         (DOQ). The City of Clewiston operates under a
line listed. We will not be                                                                        hr@fchcinc.org. EOE/DFWP                                                                port. Call Sam Thurman
responsible for more than                                                                                                            Commission/Manager government form. The               254-745-2494.                    COFFEE POT - Farberware,
1 incorrect insertion, or for                                                                      The classifieds are the           City Manager is the chief administrative official                                        stainless 2-4 cups, like new
more than the extent of                                                                             most successful sales-           for the City, providing direction and coordination                                      $10. (863)467-8681
the ad rendered valueless
                                    $5000 Reward                                                    person in town.                  of operational activities in accordance with the                                       FAN - Neutone-Bathroom
by such errors. Advertiser                                          For more listings,                                               policies determined by a five-member city com-                                           Ventilation   ceiling  Fan
assumes responsibility for                   MISSING
                                     IN CLEWISTON AREA                   go to                     Join all the people who
                                                                                                                                     mission elected at large. The City provides wa-                                         Good      Cond.       $10.
all statements, names and                                                                           say, “I sold it in the                                                                                                   (863)467-8681
content of an ad, and
                                   American Bulldog, 100#          www.newszap.com                                                   ter, sewer, electric, sanitation, police, fire,
assumes responsibility for
                                   male, white head, brindle                                        classifieds.”
                                                                                                                                     recreation, library and CRA services with a cur-       For more listings,              MICROWAVE - Kenmore
                                   ears, white chest and front                                                                                                                                   go to
                                                                                                                                     rent operational budget of $30 million and $8                                           full size in good working
any claims against the             legs, large brindle patch in     Employment                       Employment                                                                                                              condition. $25/or best of-
Delaware State News. All           middle of chest, brindle
                                                                                                     Part Time                       million general fund budget; 115 full-time em-        www.newszap.com
advertising is subject to          body with white tip on end       Full Time                                                        ployees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             fer. (863)675-1410
publisher’s approval. The          of tail, white socks on back
publisher reserves the right                                                                                                                                                                Antiques                        SMOOTHIE - Sunbeam, like
                                   legs, brindle patch next to                                           Summer Camp                                                                                                         new, used 3 times, $20
to accept or reject any or         eye. Missing from Punta         PRE-K/VPK TEACHER
                                                                                                          Employment                 Applicants must possess skills and abilities in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (863)763-6936
all copy, and to insert            Gorda, Fl. and believed to      CDA preferred with com-           Hendry-LaBelle Recreation       cluding, but not limited to, public works, budget    ANTIQUE Washbowl cabi-
above the copy the word            be sold to a hog hunter in      pletion of 45 hrs. for DCF,              Board is accepting       preparation and management, intergovernmental         net marble top and Steam-
“advertisement”. All ads           Clewiston area. $5000 no         VPK Standards Training.                  applications for        relation experience; economic development,            er Trunk $500 for both or           Building
                                                                                                     employment for a six week
accepted are subject to
credit approval. All ads
                                   questions asked reward.
                                   1-239-410-4296                 Duties include (but not               Summer Youth Program.        knowledge of electric utility and be proficient in     will
                                                                                                                                                                                           (863)763-4700
                                                                                                                                                                                                             separate          Materials
must conform to Delaware                                          limited to): Providing a             Positions available are for   the use of computers. Applicants must be able                                          WINDOW’S - 6 Florida
State News style and are                                          safe, nurturing and learn-             several Group Leaders.      to keep the city commission fully advised as to
                                                                                                         Applications must be                                                               Appliances                       room windows. $40 call for
restricted to their proper          Giveaway                      ing environment for the
                                                                                                      submitted by Friday, April     its financial condition and forecast future needs                                        information (863)763-8761
classifications. Some clas-                                       children. Maintaining the           24, 2009. Applications and     of the City. The City Manager must live in the
sified categories require         BLACK COCKER Spaniel -          upkeep of the classroom                                                                                                 CHEST FREEZER - like new
advance payment. These             Free to good home. Black       and center, work as a
                                                                                                      requirements are available     City within three months of hire.                     GE $125. (863)227-2567              Camping
                                                                                                       at the Recreation Office at
classifications are denoted        male cocker spaniel. 2 1/2     team w/ other staff, attend            310 West Cowboy Way.
                                                                                                                                                                                          DOUBLE STACKED- Wash-                Equipment
with an asterisk *.                years old. He is fixed and      trainings and workshops.                  Any questions, call      Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from
                                                                                                                                                                                           er/Dryer    $400 OBO
  For more listings,               great with kids. Shots good      Please contact: Felicia
                                                                                                        863-675-5347. Veterans       an accredited college or university in public ad-     (863)801-5850
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LANTERN      HOLDER           -
                                   until May of 2009. He is                                             preference as outlined in                                                                                            NIGHT FISHING, CAMPING
       go to                                                       Brown 863-983-7335/8557                 the Florida Statues.      ministration, government, accounting, business
                                   full blood cocker spaniel,                                                                        administration or related field and five years ex-     DRYERS (3) - good working          & HUNTING MORE INFO
                                                                     or send resume by fax           Hendry County is an equal                                                                                               W W W. M U LT I M O U N T. U S
 www.newszap.com                   name is Toby. We are in                                                                                                                                 condition, $45-$50 ea.
                                   LaBelle. (239)410-6778
                                                                        863-983-2455 or                  opportunity employer        perience as a city manager or related field with       leave message $130/will           $39.95. (866)897-8462
                                                                   email: harlem@ccswfl.org              Drug Free Workplace.         high level of management and supervisory expe-
                                  KITTENS - Fluffy. Too good                                                                                                                               sep. (863)227-0142
  Found                                                                                            Earn some extra cash.             rience. Florida experience is preferred.                                               Find it faster. Sell it sooner
                                   homes only. White w/gray       Find it faster. Sell it sooner                                                                                          GE GLASS top self cleaning          in the classifieds
                                   or black markings. Okee          in the classifieds
                                                                                                    Sell your used items
                                                                                                                                     Please submit resume, cover letter and referenc-      Stove, Okee. - White stove
JACK RUSSELL PUPPY -               area. (863)357-0037                                              in the classifieds                                                                     black top with black con-
 found in the Kissimmee                                                                                                              es to City Clerk Marilyn McCorvey, City of Clewis-                                        Children’s Items
                                                                                                                                                                                           trols.          $900/neg.
 River Estates. Call to identi-                                                                                                      ton, 115 West Ventura Ave., Clewiston, FL             (863)447-0689
 fy (863)467-1153                   Special Notice                  Special Notice                   Special Notice                  33440. Position is open until filled. Under Flori-                                      BUNK BEDS - Metal w/ lad-
                                                                                                                                     da Public Records Law, resumes are subject to        HEIER PORTABLE washing             der. $100/or best offer.
                                                      SPECIAL NOTICE                                                                 disclosure. The City of Clewiston is an Equal Op-     machine - Quiet. $250/neg.        (863)673-5704
                                                                                                                                                                                           (863)447-0689
 The new Quiet Waters Assisted Living Facility in Belle Glade, Florida is accepting applications for ONE (1) BEDROOM                 portunity Employer, Drug Free Workplace. Please                                        CRIB - Crib w/ quality wood
  units. Only qualifying applicants need apply.                                                                                      visit our web site at www.clewiston-fl.gov for        REFRIGERATOR - GE 21               on wheels. Mattress includ-
 Clients must be income and physically eligible; eligible to live in a licensed assisted living facility and eligible under the                                                            cu.ft. new excellent condi-
  HUD Section 8 HCV program, and meet all other admission requirements.                                                              more information about Clewiston.                                                       ed. $100/or best offer.
                                                                                                                                                                                           tion w/ ice maker $435.           (863)673-5704
 Qualifications for applicants:                                                                                                                                                             (863)612-5333
 1. Individual(s) must qualify for a One-Bedroom unit.                                                                                                                                                                      GRACO BABY Swing - Mint
 2. Prior to admission, must be verified eligible to live in an Assisted Living Facility by completing medical Form-1823                Employment                                         WASH/DRY,         FRIDGE,          condition.        $10.
    (attached to the application)                                                                                                      Part Time                                           stove, TV Ent. Center -           (863)342-3374
 3. Must meet all HUD Section-8 eligibility requirements                                                                                                                                   Trade for dirtbike or
 The Quiet Waters Assisted Living Facility has the following local preferences:                                                                                                            $1000/neg. (863)228-6983         RAINFOREST      SWING,
 • Elderly
                                                                                                                                           Temporary                                                                         JUMPEROO,     BOUNCY,
 • Lack fixed, regular and adequate night time residence                                                                                   Employment                For more listings,       WASHERS & DRYERS                FLOOR GYM - WILL
 • Near-elderly                                                                                                                      R & D Maintenance Ser-                                        $125 & Up                 SELL SEPERATELY. ALL
 • Disabled adult                                                                                                                    vices is accepting re-              go to                  STACK UNITS,                 IN VERY GOOD SHAPE.
 Applications can be picked up at the following locations:                                                                           sumes for Temporary           www.newszap.com            REFRIGERATORS &                PD $300 FOR ALL
     County libraries in South Bay, Belle Glade, and Pahokee                                                                         Accounting           Clerk.                                    STOVES                   $150/will         sep.
     City of Pahokee, 171 N. Lake Ave                                                                                                                                                      1yr warranty(239)694-0778         (863)763-0380
                                                                                                                                     40hr/wk for approx 3
     City of South Bay, 335 SW 2nd Avenue
                                                                                                                                     mos. Must be 18 yrs of         Business              WHIRLPOOL GLASS Top
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (863)697-9521
     Belle Glade County Library, 530 South Main Street
 Quiet Waters Assisted Living Facility (1101 MLK Blvd, Belle Glade - Trailer Office) Palm Beach County Housing Authority              age. Valid drivers license     Opportunities          Stove. - Works GREAT!!
  (address below)                                                                                                                    and pass drug screen.                                 $75/or     best  offer.             Clothing
                                                                                                                                     Need to know Word and         CHOOSE YOUR HOURS,      (863)675-1077
 All interested persons may pick up applications during normal business hours at any of the above locations but, ALL COM-                                               INCOME &
 PLETED APPLICATIONS must be mailed or hand delivered 9AM to 4PM Monday-Friday to the Palm Beach County Housing Au-                  Excel. Send resume to                                                                  BOYS CLOTHES Size 5 -
                                                                                                                                                                     YOUR REWARDS!                                           Several    shirts, shorts,
 thority, 3432 West 45th St, West Palm Beach, FL 3 3407. This will remain in effect until further notice. Phone calls are not        175 Ridgelawn Rd. Cle-           CHOOSE AVON         Find it faster. Sell it sooner
 accepted.                                                                                                                           wiston, Fl 33440. EEO                                                                   pants, exc. cond. (Okee)
                                                                                                                                                                   GWEN (888)265-1256       in the classifieds               $30. (863)763-6131
April 16, 2009                                                                      Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee                                                                                                                              13
  Clothing                         Furniture                        Miscellaneous                    Sporting Goods                                                    Houses - Sale                     Houses - Sale                    Mobile Home Sale
MEN’S, WOMEN’S, MA-              Recliners (2), Beige Rattan      TRUCK RIMS 11x15 - Good          Golf Clubs - 300 misc clubs,                                                                                                         Doublewide 3br/2ba, set-
 TERNITY,       BABY
 CLOTHES - VERY GOOD
 CONDITION. WILL SELL
                                 Frame, exc. cond., $40 each,
                                 gold    castro    convertible,
                                 makes into queen size bed,
                                                                   cond. Aluminum, More info
                                                                   call & leave msg. $130/or
                                                                   best offer. (863)227-0142
                                                                                                    including sets, drivers, put-
                                                                                                    ters & F.W. woods, $1700
                                                                                                    will                separate      For more listings,
                                                                                                                                                                                        HOME                                             up included. Only $39,900
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         with low down payment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Call (863)675-8888
 BY THE PIECE. MANY
 THINGS NEVER WORN.
 EVERYTHING MUST GO
                                 perfect     cond.,
                                 (863)983-7416
                                                        $150.
                                                                  WATER SYSTEM - Com-
                                                                  plete, 1.5hp pump, water
                                                                                                    (863)946-3123                          go to
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                                                                                                                                                                                        AUCTION                                         Factory repo. Home must
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         be sold. Looking for a deal
 $350/will        sep.           SLEEPER SOFA w/chair -           softener, Pressure tank. New      Stereo Equipment                                                                                                                     on a new mobile home.
 (863)763-0380
 (863)697-9521
                                  Good Condition. $150.
                                  (616)481-2462
                                                                  $1250.      Asking
                                                                  (863)763-3932
                                                                                          $650.
                                                                                                   SURROUND SOUND Sys-                Apartments                       450 FLORIDA HOMES                                                 This is it, call 863-673-4325
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        FLEETWOOD             MOBILE
                                 SOFA - like new, $300 or         WEIGHT MACHINE - All in
                                                                                                    tem, Techwood, tall speak-
                                                                                                    er, 5 disc player. All books    CLEWISTON - 2BR/1BA,                  51 in the Ft. Myers area
                                                                                                                                                                       including                                                         HOME, ‘88 - 3BR/2BA,
  Collectibles                    best offer (863)234-1246         one Nordictrack $450.            remotes                 $700     c/a, no pets, $650 mo. +                                                                            Tropical MHV, Clewiston,
                                                                   (863)612-5333                                                                                                                                                         central air & heat, 68’ long,
COLLECTABLES - John              WINE RACK 27 bottles -
                                                                                                    (863)634-2790 anytime            $450 dep. (863)677-0977             WEDNESDAY                                                       asking $10,000. Call Leon
                                  Okee. 42in.H, 1ft. D, 2ft.                                                                                                                                                                             (561)993-0500/261-0509
 Wayne       plates    and
                                  W, tave2768@yahoo.com             Musical                        US-AMPS 2 Channel System
                                                                                                    w/12” Speakers in Box -
                                                                                                                                    Clewiston - CBS, Triplex,
                                                                                                                                     2BR/1BA per unit, great lo-       MAY 6th • 7:00 PM
 figurines. Price per item.
 $50. (239)936-0747               $120. (863)447-0689               Instruments                     “Competition Style” - Good       cation, corner lot, great in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Going out of business sale.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Factory has closed and in-
                                                                                                    Cond. Sounds Great. $250.        vestment,     owners     will       Harborside Event Center
DALE EARNHARDT - Dale                                             Gretsch electric guitar w/                                                                                                                                             ventory must go. All homes
                                                                                                    (863)381-6488                    consider all offers, priced
 Earnhardt collectible cars        Guns/Supplies                   hardshell case. Electromat-                                       to      sell,      $160,000.
                                                                                                                                                                                Ft. Myers                                                sold at invoice or below.
 and lots more $300/will                                           ic w/ bigsoy tailbar. Dual                                                                                                                                            Call (863)673-4325
                                                                                                                                     (561)985-7570                     Get your next home at the price you set
 sep. (239)851-5675              GUNS - Remington 1100 12          pick                    ups       Television                                                        with NO STARTING BIDS. If you’re buying                          New 4br/2ba mobile home
                                  ga. Remington 870 wing-          $500 239-503-0339                                                       DOWNTOWN                                                                                      only $52,900. Setup and
HUGE    COLLECTION    OF          master 12 ga. will separate                                      BIG SCREEN TV - 61” Ze-                 CLEWISTON                   your first home or your 10th, today’s
 SPORTS CARDS - FOOT-                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a/c     included.   Call
                                  $750. (863)763-4687                                                                                  2 & 3 BR apartments.            housing market and low interest rates
 BALL, BASKETBALL, BASE-                                            Office Supplies                 nith/Inteq. All the books &
                                                                                                    remote                 $500        Available immediately!          make this an ideal time for you to buy!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         863-675-8888
 BALL, AND MUCH MORE.            MIL 30 cal. Carbine - Mili-        Equipment                       (863)634-2790 anytime               Call (561)996-8467                                                                                  PALM HARBOR
 AUTOGRAPHS,       GAME           tary     semi-auto-excellent                                                                            for information.
 USED, ROOKIES, 1/1’S,            condition. Several maga-        TYPEWRITER - IBM Electric        CONSOLE TV - Good work-                                                Get All The Details At                                              3/2 Singlewide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Introductory Model
 LOW #’D, AND A LITTLE            zines of various capacities.     WHEELWRITER 3. Includes          ing condition. Please call if   MOORE HAVEN - Duplex, 3                                                                                   $299/mo wac.
 BIT    OF   EVERYTHING.          Call after 5:00 P.M.             stand.        $50/firm.           interested. $25/or best of-      yrs. old. 3BR, 2BA, $775             FLHouseAuction.com                                             10 models to choose from
 PRICE IS NEG $2500/neg.          $900/firm. (863)467-9447          (863)634-4722                    fer. (863)675-1410               mo. No pets,For more de-                                                                                Call John Lyons
 (863)233-9887                                                                                                                       tails call (863) 610-0159            OR CALL FOR A FREE BROCHURE                                   1-800-622-2832 ext.210
                                 REMINGTON       1911      -                                       DIRECT TV RECEIVERS (4)-
                                  .45ACP - .32 AUTO, Beretta        Pets/Supplies                   with remotes and dual L &
  Computer/
  Supplies
                                  7.65, trade? or both for
                                  $2500. (239)633-7173            AMER BULL DOG PUPS - 2f,
                                                                                                    B Dish for all. $100
                                                                                                    (863)763-2772
                                                                                                                                      Condos/Townhouses
                                                                                                                                      Rent
                                                                                                                                                                          866-519-2837                                                  PARK MODEL - 55+ older
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Snowbird Retirement Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         located on the Caloosa-
                                                                   1m, Beautiful, great per-                                                                                                                                             hachee River. 8 miles out-
BROTHER             PRINT-       RIFLE - MagTech 22LR 18”          sonalities, shots & wormed,     MAGNAVOX COLOR Televi-                   BRAND NEW
                                  bbl, extra 10rd mags $150.                                        sion - 32”, smart sound.                                                                                     UP TO                   side of LaBelle. Great
 ER/SCANNER/COPI-                                                  $600 (239)707-5423                                                      TOWNHOMES                                                                                     fishing w/docks. Monthly
 ER/FAX machine - Works           (239)275-6942                                                     Exc. condition. $100/or           For rent w/ option to buy.
 great. $50. (863)484-2505
                                 SAVAGE - 7mm Rem Mag,
                                  bolt action mod #110,
                                                                  BIRD CAGE - Great shape.
                                                                   Large 40”x30”x72”. New
                                                                                                    best offer. (239)410-6403        Immediate occupancy. 2br,
                                                                                                                                     2½ba, 1 car garage. Stain-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            2.5%                         site rent $230. $8500
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (863)675-2243
COMPUTER        MONITOR                                            $450; 1 yr old. LaBelle         Find it faster. Sell it sooner     less Steel appliances, incl                                              TO                       PARK MODEL -35’ Trailer,
 LCD 19” - New in the box,        Bushnell High Contrast           $200. (305)394-4903               in the classifieds               washer / dryer. Furnished                                                                          Come see, Make offer. Fi-
 $100 (863)674-0212               Scope $450 (863)697-6095
                                                                  CAT - Playful adult male.                                          upon request. Walking dis-            OPEN HOUSE:                        BUYER                      jan RV Park, 6500 Hwy 441
                                                                                                   ROUND TV Antenna - Am-           tance to Lake Okeechobee &            Saturday & Sunday                                              SElot      20.      Okee.
DELL COMPUTER - Fast XP          SAVAGE MODEL 111 7mm              Neutered & declawed.             plified with mast, wiring &        Roland Martin’s Marina in
                                                                                                                                                                                                             AGENTS!                     (304)690-6112
 Pro, 160 GB, 1 gb ram,           Rem. Mag. w/scope - call 4       Good w/ non-agressive            controls               $50.
                                                                                                                                                                               May 2-3
 DVDrw, new LCD $275.             more     info       $400.        dogs, but not cats. $0.                                             Clewiston. $1000 mo. +              1:00 to 3:00 PM
                                                                                                    (517)648-1971                   $500 sec. & util. ($100 +/-).
 (863)517-2782                    (863)885-1172                    (239)209-6153
                                                                                                                                    Call for more information.          $3,000 down in a cashiers check for each
DESKTOP COMPUTER -               SHOTGUN - Rem. Wing-             KITTENS - 9 WKS, TO                 Tools                                732-496-5454                   property. 5% premium on each sale.
 Educational K-6, Games,          master 12ga 18”bbl, pistol       GOOD     HOMES,    PRET-                                                                               All sales subject to seller’s approval.
 XP, fast. Call Tony $99.         grip, folding stock $375.        TY/PLAYFUL,     KID/DOG
 (863)517-2782                    (239)275-6942                    FRIENDLY             $0.
                                                                                                   BALDOR GENERATOR -                 Houses - Rent                                  Lic #s: H & M # AB110;
                                                                                                    6000 watt $995 & GENER-                                                 B. G. Hudson, Jr. #s; BK3006464 & AU230                       For more listings,
                                                                   (863)261-5920                    AL Generator 7550 watt
                                 SPANISH SIDE/SIDE - dbl                                                                            FENCED - 2 BR/ 1 BA.                                                                                       go to
  Furniture                       barrel 12 ga. beautifully       KITTENS!!!! - Black/White         $495, used few times             $500/mo + security deposit
                                  engraved, excellent condi-       Female & Black Male Lov-         (863)467-9800                    &        1st       month.         Houses - Sale                     Lots - Sale                     www.newszap.com
AWESOME          DESIGNER         tion $275 (863)763-5883          ing/Adorable! Okeechobee        TOOLBOX        DIAMOND            (863)228-6867
 Wicker Din.Arm Chairs (6) -                                       $0. (863)634-0567
 This is a steal, Will NOT       WINCHESTER 94 RANGER
                                                                                                    PLATE UWS BRAND - SIDE-          MOORE HAVEN RENTALS               GREAT OPPORTUNITY.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       BELLE GLADE - Residential,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Approx. 50 x 120. $15,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Boats
                                                                  KITTENS - Kittens, Free to        MNT, LOCKS W/ KEY.              Furnished or Unfurnished
 Separate!            $600.       - 30-30, angle eject, scope,                                      GREAT     COND.   $300.                                              3/2 site built home            or       best       offer.
 (863)357-5773                    looks      new         $295      good home. Ready April                                           •3BR, 2BA MH, fenced yard,         near Ridgeview, under            (561)985-7570                   CAROLINA SKIFF 2001 -
                                                                   25th. 12 to choose from.         (863)381-6488                   screened porch, 1 acre,                                                                              Call   for   more info!
                                  (863)763-5883                                                                                                                         $199,000. Buy now
COUCH - Selling carmel col-                                        L/M $0. (863)357-1365                                            $750/mo.                              or Lease to own.                                               $2000/or    best  offer.
 ored 2pieces L shape, good
 condition. If interested call     Outdoor                        PUPPIES, RABBITS &                 Toys & Games                   •2BR, 1BA House, fenced
                                                                                                                                    yard & carport, $750/mo.
                                                                                                                                                                          $5,000.00 down.                                                (904)449-0952
                                                                  CHICKENS - Lab mix pups,                                                                                 $1,000.00 mo.                                                JONBOAT V-BOTTOM Se-
 $450. (863)902-9469               Furniture                      $25, Rabbits, $10, Rooster       HUGE (2) Containers full of
                                                                                                                                    •3BR, 1.5BA MH, Screen
                                                                                                                                    porch,      fenced     yard,
                                                                                                                                                                       ($300.00 toward pur-                                              lect - 14ft no leaks, no calls
COUNTER DISHWASHER -                                              $5 (863)675-0273                  Flexi Blocks with instruction                                       chase price). No bro-                                            before 5pm $200/or best
                                 PATIO SWING - large, ask-                                                                          $650/mo.                                kers please.
 Okee, white 23” w, 21” d,                                                                          booklet.      $25        Call        Mobile Homes for                                                                                offer. (863)634-3978
 18”                    h.
                                  ing $175 (863)946-2680                                            (863)467-6799 Leave msg.                                             Call 828-293-2542               For more listings,
 tave2768@yahoo.com                                                 Pools & Supplies                                                     Rent - $350 & Up
                                                                                                                                          (863)509-0096
                                                                                                                                                                       for more information.                  go to                     TWO Aluminum V Hull
                                                                                                   HUGE STUFFED animals -                                                                                                                Boats, 12 ft & 14 ft with
 $240. (863)447-0689               Medical Items                  HOT TUB - Leisure Bay 4-5         30” Elmo and 28” Bear.                                           PAHOKEE - 2 BR/ 2BA,               www.newszap.com                  trailers $900 for both or
                                                                                                                                    PAHOKEE - 2 BR/ 2BA, on           inclds 50’ buildable lot, car-
DBL BOX SPRING, Mattress,                                          Person, 120 Volt. $1200.         Like New (Okee area)             large lot, $900/month +                                                                             will             separate.
                                 POWER CHAIR - TOP OF                                               $10/will          sep.                                            port, garage, $125,000 or
 Rails & Hdbrd. End Tables.
                                  THE LINE MOD M61, COST
                                                                   (863)612-0200
                                                                                                    (863)763-6131
                                                                                                                                     1st, last & sec. dep.            best offer. (561)985-7570
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Mobile Home                     (863)763-4700
 Desk w/fold down top.                                                                                                               (561)985-7570
 $190      all, will sep.         $5600, USED 5 DAYS              HOT TUB - Spa-In-A-Box!                                                                                                                Rent
 (863)763-6706                    $3000/neg. (863)763-4681         120 Volt Plug in. $400.         XBOX 360       (6) Games.                                         Pahokee - 3BR/1BA, family                                            Campers/RVs
GRANDFATHER CLOCK -              WHEELCHAIR - transport,
                                                                   (863)612-0200                    Good      shape.
                                                                                                    (863)634-2790 anytime
                                                                                                                         $110        StorageSpaceRent                 room, kit. & separate din-       CLEWISTON: Sherwood
                                                                                                                                                                                                        3BR, 2BA. C/Air. Located @
                                                                                                                                                                      ing room, utility room, plus                                      GULFSTREAM 31 FT 2005 -
 Cherry    wood $100.             good condition $50/or best      POOL PUMP - inground                                                                                extra 1/2 lot, lg. front sit-     560 Fleetwood St. $555           good condition, central air
 (863)227-2567                    offer. (863)634-4722             pool pump good condition                                         CLEWISTON - Lot for rent,         ting room, frame, priced to       mo. Call 863-674-5715
                                                                                                                                     whole or can be divided,                                                                            and heat + more. $4900.
                                                                   was off the church pool                                                                            sell, owners will consider                                         (863)414-5575
GREEN leather recliner and                                         $250. (863)610-0521                                               100x100, chain link fence.       all     offers,     $64,900.     Find it faster. Sell it sooner
 a rattan living room chair        Miscellaneous                                                                                     (863)983-9480                    (561)985-7570                      in the classifieds             SUPERRIOR          MOTOR
 $65 or will separate                                             SWIMMING POOL Filter                                                                                                                                                   COACH - 1975, Rebuilt mo-
 (863)357-7936                   CLEAN AIR Machines - 2 -          and Cartridges-Haywood -                                         WAREHOUSE         SPACES                                                                             tor, new tires & exhaust.
                                                                                                                                     10x30, 8 x 12 ft opening,       PAHOKEE - Lakeside, 3                  Sh     h     fi t!
                                 Like new, black tower model.      $55. (863)674-0281                For more listings,                                               BR/2 BA, on 1/2 acre, gar-                                         Plus more.     $3000 Neg
KING SLEEP Number Bed -                                                                                                              600 block of East Obispo.
 Pillow top, like new. Foun-
                                 $175. (863) 763-3932                                                     go to                      (863)983-9480                    age, brand new kitchen &           Mobile Home Sale                (863)430-6987
 dation included.     $1000.                                        Sewing Machines                                                                                   appls, wheelchair access,
                                 DOUBLE        ELECTRIC                                             www.newszap.com                                                   wood deck. $224,900. Call        3 and 4 bedroom mobile
 (863)634-2582                    BREAST PUMPS (2) -                                                                                                                  561-985-7570                      homes      beginning    at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fifth Wheels
                                  LANSINOH & FIRST                SEWING MACHINE - Ric-
LEATHER CHAISE - tan                                               car Model 5900 plus 2            Lawn & Garden                                                                                       $39,900. All inventory be-
 leather, excellent condition.    YEARS. USED FOR 1                                                                                                                                                     ing sold at near cost. Call     CARRIAGE 1992 - 40 foot
 $700/or       best     offer.    WEEK. PD $250 FOR                drawer open leaf sewing                                                                            Investment Property               (863) 673-4325                   everything works slide out
                                  BOTH. $100/will sep.             table $350. (239)936-0747       FORD TRACTOR 2810 -                                                                                                                   good shape          $4999.
 ( 8 6 3 ) 6 3 4 - 3 3 3 3
 (863)801-1614                    (863)763-0380                                                     2810 FORD TRACTOR                                                OWNER FINANCING -                 All Homes must go. Going          (863)697-1493
                                                                                                                                      For more listings,
                                 EXHAUST FAN - large in-            Sporting Goods                  LOADER DIESEL 3 POINT
                                                                                                    HITCH      PTO     CALL                go to                      CLEWISTON , 3 Apts + 1            out of business sale. 3 and
                                                                                                                                                                                                        4 bedroom mobile homes          CARRIGE 1992 - 40 foot
NICE QUEEN size - Wood                                                                                                                                                house, 2br, 1ba, concrete
 Headboard/Foot/sides - 4         dustrial (863)467-9800                                            305-370-5647 CLEWISTON                                                                              at rock bottom prices. Call      5th wheel nice shape
                                                                  BOAT SEAT - nice boat seat                                         www.newszap.com                  block, $225,000 w/30%                                              everything works $4999.
 metal rails. No mattress.                                                                          AREA $3800/or best offer.                                         down (863)677-0977                863-673-4325
                                 JACUZZIE/HOTTUB              -    $15. (863)610-0521               (305)370-5647                                                                                                                        (863)967-1493
 $110 (863)763-0524               please donate portable ja-
                                                                                                                                      Houses - Sale                                                    Bank Repo. Very large 4 br
                                  cuzzie to 89 y.o. w/ arthrit-
QUEEN SIZE Solid wood
                                  ic    daughter           $1.
                                                                  Find it faster. Sell it sooner   HUSKY DUMP - Lawn cart
                                                                                                    10     Cu.    Ft. $55
                                                                                                                                                                       Land - Sale                      home. $47,900 includes
                                                                                                                                                                                                        setup   and   a/c.    Call        Jet Skis
 headboard w/etched mir-                                            in the classifieds
 ror, shelves, good cond,         (931)337-1053                                                     (863)763-0524                   CLEWISTON NORTHSIDE                                                 (863)673-4325
                                                                                                                                    - 3BR/1BA, family room, pos-     CLEWISTON: 1.93 Acres                                              YAMAHA VX1100B-F 2007
 $75 Diane (863)801-3412                                               Sh h       fi t!
                                                                                                                                                                      cul-de-sac, 250 Taft Blvd.,
                                 METRO PCS         - VE240        BOWFLEX POWERPRO -               RIDING MOWER - Sim-              sible workshop or 4th BR, lg.                                            BANK REPO’S                 - good condition 3 seater
SERTA KING SIZE BED -             w/bluetooth & both charg-        NEW Never been used. Leg         plicity, 42” cut. Manual in-    corner lot, new roof, wood        509’ Frontage, w/all im-            MOVE TO YOUR LAND              110 horsepower $5000/or
 excellent condition, $300        ers. MP3 player w/1GB            attachments       included.      cluded.               $425      floors. $150,000 or make of-       provements        $79,000.           Mobile Home Angels            best offer. (713)253-7326
 (239)246-9030                    card. $75. (863)484-2505         $550. (863)763-7750              (863)675-7080                   fer. Call 863-885-1718            561-985-7570                           561-721-2230                (832)878-4268
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  Marine                           Automobiles                     Heavy Duty Trucks                 Pickup Trucks                              Public Notice                                  Public Notice                            Public Notice                                  Public Notice
  Accessories
                                 DODGE CARAVAN 1991 -             DODGE    DUMP TRUCK              TOYOTA 1 TON 1990 - Au-                                    GLADEVIEW WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
BOAT PROPS(2) - (1)               New alternator, starter,         D350    1985 - 1985              to, 6cyl, 4 new tires, cold                                          NOTICE OF
 Stainless Steel, (1) Alumi-      tune-up, cold A/C, gd tires.     DODGE D350 DUALLY                ac, runs & drive $2400.                                        CHANGE OF MEETING DATE                                                             SHAWANO WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 NOTICE OF
 num,      Call After 5pm         $1800. (863)357-1365             DUMP    BODY    RUNS             (561)261-0682                                           REGULAR BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CHANGE OF MEETING DATE
 $175. (863)634-3978                                               GOOD      V8-   4SPT                                                        NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all owners of lands located within the boun-                               REGULAR BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
                                 DODGE DAKOTA 1995 -               1,800.00 O.B.O CALL             Find it faster. Sell it sooner              daries of the GLADEVIEW WATER CONTROL DISTRICT, that the Regular
CAPTIANS chair with arms          BLACK V-6 5-SPEED RUNS           305-370-5647 CLEWIS-              in the classifieds                        Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the GLADEVIEW WATER CONTROL                      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all owners of lands located within the boun-
 & pedestal. Also a boat an-      AND     DRIVES    GREAT!                                                                                     DISTRICT which was scheduled for Friday, April 24, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. (or               daries of the SHAWANO WATER CONTROL DISTRICT, that the Regular
                                                                   TON AREA      $1800.                                                                                                                                                Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the SHAWANO WATER CONTROL
 chor $145 or will separate       $1850. (863)634-4780                                                                                         immediately following the Shawano Board of Supervisors Meeting) has been
                                                                   (305)370-5647                                                               rescheduled for Friday, May 1, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at the Sugar Farms                    DISTRICT which was scheduled for Friday, April 24, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. has
 (863)357-7936                                                                                                                                 Co-op, Atlantic Sugar Mill Road, Belle Glade, Florida.                                  been rescheduled for Friday, May 1, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. at the Sugar
                                 FORD TAURUS 2000 -
Find it faster. Sell it sooner    BEIGE,       A/C   LOADED,
                                                                  FORD ECHNOLINE 350                 Utility Trailers                          If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board of Super-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Farms Co-op, Atlantic Sugar Mill Road, Belle Glade, Florida.
                                                                   DIESEL       1993 - Ford                                                                                                                                            If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board of Super-
  in the classifieds              GREAT CAR!         $1850/or      Echoline 350 Diesel 14 foot                                                 visors with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       visors with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will
                                  best offer. (863)634-4780                                        HEAVY DUTY Trailer, Duel                    need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may
                                                                   refrigerated box. $3000/or       Axle 16’ flatbed w/ ramps                   need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which                 need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may
                                                                   best offer. (239)867-4341                                                   record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be               need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which
                                 FORD TAURUS 2000 -                                                 $600    or    best   offer                 based.                                                                                  record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be
                                                                   (786)514-8448
  Marine                          BEIGE, CLEAN INT. V-6,                                            (863)697-9938           or                                                                                                         based.
                                  AUTO.     GREAT      CAR!                                         697-1873                                   Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person
  Miscellaneous                   $1850. (863)634-4780                                                                                         requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting because of              Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person
                                                                    Parts/Repairs                                                              a disability or physical impairment should contact the District’s Attorney,             requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting because of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       a disability or physical impairment should contact the District’s Attorney,
                                                                                                                                               Charles F. Schoech, at (561) 655-0620 at least five (5) calendar days prior
V-DRIVE BOAT Trailer - up
 to 18’ dual axle, good tires,
                                 FORD RANGER - 1994, un-                                               Vans                                    to the meeting.                                                                         Charles F. Schoech, at (561) 655-0620 at least five (5) calendar days prior
                                  der 100k miles, white,          ALUM. STEPS (4) - for 4dr.                                                                                                                                           to the meeting.
 new springs. Ortona $300.        good rubber, auto over-          Truck CARR mfg. great                                                       DATED this Monday, 13th day of April, 2009.
 (305)394-4906                                                                                     DODGE ‘88 - Hi Top Van,                                                                                                             DATED this Monday, 13th day of April, 2009.
                                  drive,     V6     $2000          shape $75/or best offer.         $1,200.00 (863)763-0214                    BY: Charles F. Schoech, Esq.
                                  (863)763-2526 eve                (863)697-0136                                                               317664 BGS 04/16/09                                                                     BY: Charles F. Schoech, Esq.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       317668 BGS 04/16/09
  Motorcycles                    FORD WINDSTAR - 1999,            CHEVY 350 - 300hp - fresh
Honda    Shadow      2007,
                                  Needs work, $1200 or best
                                  offer (863)634-3200
                                                                   rebuild - all new internal                                                   Public Notice                                  Public Notice                                             NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
                                                                   parts $2000/or best offer.
 750cc. Excellent condition                                        (863)697-0136                                                                                                                                                                              Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
 $5,000 OBO 239-839-4883         GRAND PRIX -1998, fully                                                                                                         NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-
 LaBelle                          loaded, sun roof, leather,      DODGE       TRUCK      -                                                                                                                                             cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
                                                                                                     For more listings,                                               Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
                                  all power, anti lock brakes.     1980-1993 L- R Fenders.                                                                                                                                             number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       assessed are as follows:
HONDA SHADOW 750 -                $2800 (863)763-8027              Good      shape   $150                 go to                                NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-
 2005 Very Low miles, Great                                        (863)430-6987                                                               cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
                                                                                                                                               number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CERT.                                                  NAME IN
 condition           $4000       HONDA CIVIC 2 DOOR                                                 www.newszap.com                            assessed are as follows:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NO.      YEAR        DESCRIPTION                    WHICH ASSESSED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2128      2006      3-01-43-34-010-0376-0090         SAGAMORE PLACE, LLC
 (863)763-8847                    1998 - Runs Good, needs         MUD TIRES - Size 15 inch
                                  little work no air condition     LT/235/75R Good condition
                                                                                                                                               CERT.                                                  NAME IN                          Lots 15 & 16, Block 376, of the GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA. As re-
KAWSAKI VULCAN LTD                or radio        $1000/firm.       1/2 price      $160/neg.          Public Notice                              NO.
                                                                                                                                               1995
                                                                                                                                                        YEAR
                                                                                                                                                        2006
                                                                                                                                                                   DESCRIPTION
                                                                                                                                                                  2-02-43-29-260-0001-0060
                                                                                                                                                                                                     WHICH ASSESSED
                                                                                                                                                                                                     FELIPE DELGADO &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       vised September 7, 1937, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Pages 71 thru 78, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
 2002    -    STREET-RUNS         (561)261-5766                    (863)675-6314                                                                                                                     SYLVIA DELGADO
 GREAT! 80mpg NICE RIDE                                                                            IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE                 Lot 6, Less the South 7 feet, Block 1, ENGLEWOOD TERRACE, according to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
 $1700. (864)357-1739            LEXUS ES 300 - 1995,             STEP RAILS for a Ford            TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT                  plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 40, Public Records of Hendry County,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
                                  Leather   interior,  128k        F250 Pickup Truck - Pol-         IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,                  Florida.                                                                                   All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
                                  miles,    ONLY      $1800                                                  FLORIDA
  Sports Vehicles/                (863)697-2557
                                                                   ished stainless steel; good             CIVIL ACTION                           Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
                                                                   condition             $150.                                                    Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                           in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Office, 2nd
  ATVs                           OTHER FIAT SPYDER                 (863)634-5759
                                                                                                     CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000091
                                                                                                                                                  All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.
                                                                                                   SUNTRUST MORTGAGE INC.,
CLUB CAR Select - Recond.         1977 - Runs great lots of                                            Plaintiff                               Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.
                                  new parts. Will trade for?      TIRES - (4) Military Style.      vs.
 Lifted, Alu.Box, new Batter-                                      395/85/R 20 XML. Michelin       GARY R. DUBIN, et al,
                                                                                                                                               in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Office, 2nd                                                                            Barbara S. Butler
 ies    &     more    $3500.      $1349/or    best     offer.                                                                                  Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth                                                                              Clerk of Circuit Court
                                  (786)709-5900                    X. $300 for all, will sep.          Defendant(s)                            Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.                                                                                 Hendry County, Florida
 (863)673-4660                                                     (305)370-5647 Clewiston.                                                        Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.                                                 315227 CGS 4/2,9,16,23/09
                                                                                                           NOTICE OF ACTION
FOUR WHEELER - ‘98 4x4           TOYOTA COROLLA, ‘92 - 4                                                                                                                                                          Barbara S. Butler
                                  dr., auto, $1250 or best of-    TIRES FOR SALE - SR 15           TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF                                                                                  Clerk of Circuit Court                    NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
 YAMAHA 350 Wolverine.                                             with rim’s all 4 for $250           GARY R. DUBIN
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Hendry County, Florida
 Bad      engine. $625            fer.    (863)697-9005     or                                                                                 315202 CGS 4/2,9,16,23/09
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
                                  (863)532-0189                    (863)763-5133          or
 (239)693-2790                                                     863-697-2670                    LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
                                                                                                                                                                                                      NOTICE                           NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following
HONDA - 3 Wheeler, 1983          VW 1960 - DUNE BUGGY                                              CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN                                                                     AUCTION on Friday,                     certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
 in excellent cond. Shaft         STREET LICENSED 1600            TRANSMISSION - 2003                                                                                                             April 17, 2009                       The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
 drive, hi/low range reverse      CC ENG, RUNS GREAT.
                                  $3700. (863)447-1733
                                                                   K1500 Automatic w/rebuilt
                                                                   conv. $500/or best offer.
                                                                                                   ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
                                                                                                   CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER,                 Public Notice                                at 9:00 a.m. at 1233 N.W.                 name in which it was assessed are as follows:

 $1300 obo (863)697-9616                                                                           AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED                                                              Avenue L, Belle Glade, Flori-             CERT.                                                     NAME IN
                                                                   (863)801-5687                   INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO                                                                           da                            NO.   YEAR DESCRIPTION                                WHICH ASSESSED
HONDA RANCHER 2006 -                                                                               ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAL OR                                                                                                         1424 2006 1-35-44-32-A00-0040-0100                   Javier H. Del Rosario &
 Honda Rancher 4X4 4               Autos Wanted                   TRANSMISSION - 2005              ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
                                                                                                   PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST                IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR                          * Property of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Marielena Del Rosario
 wheeler in EXC. cond. LOW                                         Frontwheel    Drive  GM         AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,                 HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA                          Angela L. Taylor:
 hrs! $3500. (904)449-0952       JUNK CARS OR TRUCKS               4T65E $500/or best offer.       GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS                           PROBATE DIVISION
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Recreational and                     The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the northwest one-
                                                                   (863)801-5687                                                                        File No. 09-000015CP
                                  WANTED. Top price paid.                                                                                                                                           misc. items                        quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Sec-
SUPERMACH      KCG-110            We come to you. Call                                             LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
                                                                                                                                              IN RE: ESTATE OF                              316585 SUN 4/9,16/09
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tion 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUB-
                                                                                                                   UNKNOWN                                                                                                             JECT to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also
 2008 - 110CC/WITH RE-            (561)512-9606                                                                                                JEWELL MINON RHEBERG
 VERSE,        $800/firm.                                            Pickup Trucks                  CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN                      Deceased.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       known as Tract No. 4565, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded sub-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       division.
 (863)763-4681                                                                                                                                                                                 Public Notice
THOR Select - 2 atv hel-
                                   Classic Cars                   CHEVY      PICKUP      1500         YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
                                                                                                   to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-
                                                                                                                                                   NOTICE TO CREDITORS                                                                    Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
                                                                   1989 - V8 full size   w/ 8’     lowing property in HENDRY County,             The administration of the estate of
 mets size 34 mens motor-        CHEVY P/U - 1951- 80%             bed extra cab runs    great     Florida:                                   JEWELL MIXON RHEBERG, deceased,                 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING                    All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
 cycle pants $100/will sep.       Complete, Camero eng             $2500/or    best       offer.                                              whose date of death was November                     HENDRY COUNTY
 (239)851-5675                                                                                         LOT 43, BLOCK 2291, PORT               12, 2008, is pending in the Circuit                   CONSTRUCTION                       Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
                                  ,Trans. $3800 or trade for       (863)673-2250                     LABELLE, UNIT 9, ACCORDING               Court for Hendry County, Florida,                   LICENSING BOARD                      scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s
                                  small     travel    trailer.                                       TO THE PLAT THEREOF RE-                  Probate Division, the address of                                                         Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
                                  (863)801-9136                   CHEVY DUALLY 1979 -                CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3,                   which is P.O. Box 1760, LaBelle, FL            Notice is hereby given that the           A.M., on the SECOND THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
                                                                                                                                              33977. The names and addresses of
                                                                   4x4 Flatbed, No title, Good       PAGE 144, IN THE PUBLIC
                                                                                                                                              the personal representative and the
                                                                                                                                                                                             Hendry County Construction Li-            14TH day of MAY, 2009.
                                                                   for parts, Must go $1000.         RECORDS      OF     HENDRY                                                              censing Board will hold a meeting           Dated this 1ST day of APRIL, 2009.
                                                                                                                                              personal representative’s attorney
                                   Four Wheel Drive                (239)462-1564
                                                                                                     COUNTY, FLORIDA.
                                                                                                                                              are set forth below.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 5:30
                                                                                                                                                                                             p.m., at the Hendry County Court-                                                                          Barbara S. Butler
                                                                                                   has been filed against you and you              All creditors of the decedent and          house, Commission Chambers, 25                                                                         Clerk of Circuit Court
                                                                  DODGE DAKOTA         1995 -                                                 other persons having claims or de-                                                                                                                   Hendry County, Florida
                                 F250 EXT. CAB -1988, 7.3                                          are required to serve a copy of your
                                                                                                                                              mands against decedent’s estate on
                                                                                                                                                                                             East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle,
  For more listings,              litre diesel, 1 ton, rear &      GREAT TRUCK         $1650.      written defenses within 30 days after
                                                                                                                                              whom a copy of this notice is re-
                                                                                                                                                                                             Florida. The meeting is open to           317308 CGS 4/16,23,30;5/7/09
                                                                                                   the first publication, if any, on Florida                                                  the public. The meeting site is ac-
       go to                      gooseneck      ball   $2200      (863)634-4780                   Default Law Group, P.L. Plaintiff’s at-    quired to be served must file their             cessible by the disabled.
                                  (863)634-2379                                                    torney, whose address is 9119 Cor-         claims with this court WITHIN THE
 www.newszap.com                                                  FORD       F150 CUSTOM           porate Lake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa,       LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE                    _Please Note:_ The time of this                        COUNTY OF HENDRY, STATE OF FLORIDA
                                                                                                   Florida 33634, and file the original        TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION                  month’s CLB meeting is 5:30
                                 JEEP WRANGLER 1995 -              1977 - Sheetmetal exc, no                                                  OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER                                                                            RESOLUTION NO. 2009 - 18
                                                                                                   with this Court either before service                                                     p.m. Regular meeting time of
                                  120k miles,soft top, all ter-    tailgate. Orig 302 w/ ‘84                                                                                                                                                     RECORDED IN RESOLUTION BOOK XXII, PAGE 46
  Automobiles                     rain tires, 4 cyl.5 speed        AOD.             $950/neg.
                                                                                                   on Plaintiff;s attorney or immediately
                                                                                                   thereafter, otherwise a default will be
                                                                                                                                              THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
                                                                                                                                              OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
                                                                                                                                                                                             6:00 pm will resume next month.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
                                  $4500. (863)673-4758                                                                                           All other creditors of the decedent
                                                                   (863)342-4220                   entered against you for the relief de-
                                                                                                                                              and other persons having claims or
                                                                                                                                                                                             If a person decides to appeal any            FINDING THAT A FIRE EMERGENCY EXISTS WITHIN HENDRY
BUICK RIVIERA 1985 -                                                                               manded in the Complaint or petition.
                                                                                                                                              demands against decedent’s estate
                                                                                                                                                                                             decision made by the Board with                COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND IMPOSING A MORATORIUM ON
 19,000 miles, great condi-                                                                           This notice shall be published once                                                    respect to any matter considered
                                                                  FORD 350 1985 - Dually           a week for two consecutive weeks in        must file their claims with this court          at this meeting, he/she will need a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 UNREGULATED FIRES WITHIN THE COUNTY.
 tion, loaded, 1 owner           Find it faster. Sell it sooner    good         truck/engine.      the Okeechobee News.                       WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE                      record of the proceedings, and               WHEREAS, the recent freezes and drought affecting Hendry County has
 $5000. (863)357-2239                                              $1650/or    best     offer.        WITNESS my hand and the seal of         DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION                  that, for such purpose, he/she            created an extremely high danger of grass, brush and forest fires through-
                                   in the classifieds                                              the Court on this 31st day of March,       OF THIS NOTICE.                                may need to ensure that a verba-
                                                                   (863)697-0996                                                                  ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN                                                          out all of Hendry County, and
CADILLAC SEDAN SE-                                                                                 2009.
                                                                                                                                              THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
                                                                                                                                                                                             tim record of the proceedings is             WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners has the authority under
 VILLE 1991 - Mint Condi-             Shop here first!                                                                                                                                       made, which record includes the           Ordinance No. 2001-03 to impose a moratorium on all unregulated fires.
                                                                  FORD F-150 1984 - Tan,                                Barbara S. Butler     SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA                 testimony and evidence upon
 tion,Will    trade     for          The classified ads            300 eng, 4sp, 70,340 miles                          Clerk of the Court     PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER                   which the appeal is to be based.
                                                                                                                                              BARRED.                                                                                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY
 something          smaller.                                       cold    ac.        $2400.                        By: /S/ A. HOLSBEKE                                                                                                COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA THAT:
                                                                                                                                                   NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
 $2000/neg. (863)342-3374                                          (561)261-0682
                                                                                                                         As Deputy Clerk
                                                                                                                                              PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY
                                                                                                                                                                                             Hendry County Construction Li-                1. A fire emergency exists within Hendry County, Florida, under the defi-
                                 JEEP WRANGLER 1995 -                                                                                                                                        censing Board, Richard Yoraschek,           nitions and provisions of Hendry County Ordinance No. 2001-03, as
                                                                                                                                              CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OF
CADILLAC SEVILLE 1984             4x4, auto, only 73K mi, call                                     Florida Default Law Group P.L.
                                                                                                                                              MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S
                                                                                                                                                                                             Chair                                       amended.
                                  Sam                 $4999.      FORD F150 - 1999, Auto,          P.O. Box 25018                                                                            317656 CGS/CB 04/16/09                        2. The Board hereby imposes a moratorium on all unregulated fires with-
 - VERY CLEAN, RUNS                                                a/c, long bed, v6, good         Tampa, FL 33622-5018                       DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         in Hendry County, Florida, as provided in said Ordinance No. 2001-03,
 GREAT           $850.            (239)633-7173                                                    In accordance with the Americans              The date of first publication of this
                                                                   cond.             $1,950                                                   notice is April 9th, 2009.                                                                 Section 2, as amended. An unregulated fire means any outdoor fire other
 (863)634-4780                                                     (812)989-3022
                                                                                                   with Disabilities Act, persons needing                                                                                                than a cookfire which is not permitted by a governmental agency.
                                 MAZDA 1994 - 4-wd, auto.                                          a special accommodation to partici-                                                                  PUBLIC NOTICE                      3. The moratorium imposed hereby shall be effective immediately and
                                                                                                   pate in this proceeding should con-                     Personal Representative:
CHEVY LUMINA - 1997,              V-6, bucket seats $700/or                                                                                                       KAREN L. MILLER           NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOW-             shall remain in effect until further action by this Board.
 LOADED, NEW TIRES,               best offer. (863)697-3666       FORD F350 1993 - 4 Door          tact the Deputy Court Administrator
                                                                                                                                                                Post Office Box 787          ING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Fore-          Duly considered and adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of
                                                                                                   whose office is located at Lee County
 135K     MILES $1600                                              Dually, 7.3 Turbo diesel.       Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700                              Alva, Florida 33920         closure of Lien and intent to sell these   Hendry County, Forida, this 24th day of February, 2009.
 (863)801-5678                                                     Runs good. Must sell.           Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida                                                       vehicles on 05/01/2009, 10:00 am at 74
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
                                   Golf Carts                      $2800 (863)675-2243             33901,
                                                                                                   (813)335-2299;
                                                                                                                  telephone       number
                                                                                                                          1-800-955-8771
                                                                                                                                              Attorney for Personal Representative:
                                                                                                                                              LANCE M. McKINNEY, Attorney
                                                                                                                                                                                            S. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL
                                                                                                                                                                                            33935, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of                                                    OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
DODGE 1985 - looking to                                                                            (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via           Osterhout, McKinney & Prather, P.A.           the Florida Statutes. TIMS TOWING &
 buy-we need a motor             GOLF CART CLUB CAR - 1           FORD RANGER 2000 - 4             Florida Relay Service, not later than      3783 Seago Lane
                                                                                                                                                                                            RECOVERY reserves the right to accept
                                                                                                                                                                                            or reject any and/or all bids.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Janet B. Taylor, Chair
                                                                   cyl., A/C, 5 spd. Like new!                                                Ft. Myers, FL 33901                                                                                                                                                 ATTEST:
 dodge 360 1985-1992 out          elec $1350, 1 Gas $1850,                                         seven (7) days prior to this proceed-                                                                                                                                                       Anita Bischel, Deputy Clerk
                                                                   $2800        (305)370-5647      ing.                                       Telephone: (239) 939-4888                                1995 Chrysler
 of a van or pick-up $500.        both excellent condition,                                                                                   Fax: (239) 277-0601                                   2C3HL56F3SH528685                                                                              Barbara S. Butler, Clerk
                                                                   Clewiston                       316669 CN 4/9,16/09
 (863)983-2809                    (863)467-2824                                                                                               316540 CN 4/9,16/09                           317661 CN 04/16/09                         316627 CB/CN 4/9,16,23,30/09
16                                                                                                             Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee                                                                                                                                                        April 16, 2009
 Public Notice                                  Public Notice                            Public Notice                                  Public Notice                            Public Notice                                  Public Notice                            Public Notice                              Public Notice
                  NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                      NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                      NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                    NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
                       Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                        Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                        Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                    Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-               NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-               NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-
                                                                                        cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate      cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate                                                                                                                                                                                      certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was          number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was          number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
assessed are as follows:                                                                assessed are as follows:                                                                assessed are as follows:                                                                The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT.                                                                      NAME IN      CERT.                                                NAME IN                            CERT.                                                     NAME IN
                                                                                         NO.     YEAR       DESCRIPTION                     WHICH ASSESSED                       NO.     YEAR      DESCRIPTION                        WHICH ASSESSED                    CERT.                                               NAME IN
 NO.      YEAR       DESCRIPTION                       WHICH ASSESSED                   1551     2006      1-07-44-33-030-0008-0060         JOSE DOLORES REYES &                1896     2006     1-23-43-34-040-0000-0042         Mary B. Wagoner & the heirs,         NO.      YEAR DESCRIPTION                         WHICH ASSESSED
2093      2006      3-01-43-34-010-0150-0010         P & Y DEVELOPMENT LLC                                                                   EUTILIDES REYES %                                                                     Beneficiaries & Devisees of           1682     2006 1-14-43-34-040-000C-0110            BONITA G. FARNER
                                                                                                                                             JUANITA CARRILLO                                                                      the Estate of Otto Wagoner.
Lots 1,2,3,4,21,22,23 and 24, Block 150, of the GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON,                                                                                                                                                                                              Lot 11, Block C of SHERWOOD SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof
FLORIDA, as revised September 7, 1937, according to the plat thereof recorded in        Lot 6 in Block 8 of WOODLAND SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof as re-          Lot 7 of OKEELANTA PLANTATION COMPANY’S first plat in Hendry County, Florida.
                                                                                        corded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 thru 2, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.        according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 57, Public Records of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        recorded in Plat Book 5, Pages 127-128, Public Records of Hendry County,
Plat Book 2, pages 71 thru 78, inclusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.                                                                                                                                                                                     Florida.
                                                                                                                                                                                Hendry County, Florida, and lying and being in fractional Section 23, Township 43
   Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                   Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                South, Range 34 East, Hendry County, Florida.
   Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                              Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                                                                                                                      Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                   Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
   All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                   All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                   Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described       Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described          All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Office, 2nd         in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Office, 2nd                                                                                                 Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth               Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth               Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described       scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s
Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.                   Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.                   in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Office, 2nd
                                                                                          Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.                                                   Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
    Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH
                                                                                                                                                                                Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.
                                                                   Barbara S. Butler                                                                       Barbara S. Butler      Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.                                                   day of MAY, 2009.
                                                               Clerk of Circuit Court                                                                  Clerk of Circuit Court                                                                                             Dated this 25TH day of March , 2009.
                                                              Hendry County, Florida                                                                  Hendry County, Florida                                                                       Barbara S. Butler
315220 CGS 4/2,9,16,23/09                                                               315388 CGS 4/2,9,16,23/09                                                                                                                              Clerk of Circuit Court                                                               Barbara S. Butler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hendry County, Florida                                                            Clerk of Circuit Court
                                                                                                                                                                                315395 CGS 4/2,9,16,23/09                                                                                                                      Hendry County, Florida

          SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT                                        Public Notice                                  Public Notice                                                                                                                   316517 CGS 4/9,16,23,30/09

                PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION                                                                                                                                                     NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the                                NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                         Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
following application(s) for permit have been received for project(s) in                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
Glades County:                                                                                                 Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following
                                                                                                                                                                                certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.               NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following
David Allen and Donna Kay Chapman (Redneck Ranch) 2611 CR 721 Loop,                     NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-               The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the                certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
                                                                                        cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate      name in which it was assessed are as follows:                                           The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
Moore Haven, FL 33471, has submitted Application 090218-30 for renewal                  number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
of Water Use Permit 22-00055-W to irrigate 218 acres of agricultural lands                                                                                                                                                                                              name in which it was assessed are as follows:
                                                                                        assessed are as follows:
with livestock. The water will be withdrawn from the L-50 Canal and the                                                                                                         CERT.                                                        NAME IN
project is located in Sections 22, 23, Township 40 South, Range 32 East.                CERT.                                                 NAME IN                           NO.      YEAR        DESCRIPTION                           WHICH ASSESSED               CERT.                                          NAME IN
                                                                                        NO.     YEAR        DESCRIPTION                       WHICH ASSESSED                    1723     2006       1-21-43-34-010-0009-0120               MARY STEWART                 NO.     YEAR      DESCRIPTION               WHICH ASSESSED
Pearce Ranch Inc (Pearce Ranch) PO Box 369, Okeechobee, FL 34973, has                   1293    2006       1-26-44-32-A00-0026-0000         JOSE E. DEL CASTILLO                                                                                                        1550     2006      1-07-44-33-030-0008-0010    Mario Caro & Felina Ca
submitted Application 090225-10 for renewal of Water Use Permit                                                                                                                 Lot 12 in Block 9 of HARLEM ADDITION NO. 5 to Clewiston, Hendry County,                 ro
22-00052-W to irrigate 2481 acres of agricultural lands with livestock. The             The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of         Florida, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 48 and
water will be withdrawn from the C-40 Canal via the L-59 Canal and the                  the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township          49 of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
project is located in Sections 11-14,24, Township 39 South, Range 33 East.              44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an                                                                                                  Lot 1, Block 8, WOODLAND SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof as
                                                                                        access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 1002,. MONTURA                  Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                recorded in Plat book 4, Pages 1 thru 2, inclusive, Public Records of Hendry
                                                                                        RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision.                                                  Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                           County, Florida.
Disston Island Conservancy District, PO Box 1685, Clewiston, FL 33440, has
submitted Application 090225-9 for renewal of Water Use Permit                             Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
22-00063-W for a diversion and impoundment covering 18,075 acres of ag-                    Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                              All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                   Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
ricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 Canal and Lake                                                                                                                                                                                                 Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
Okeechobee and the project is located in Townships 42,43 South, Ranges                     All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
32-34 East.                                                                                                                                                                     scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s               All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
                                                                                        Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described       Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
Peeples Family Ranch LLC (Peeples Ranch) 1412 Peeples Ranch Road,                       in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Office, 2nd         A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH                       Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
Moore Haven, FL 33471, has submitted Application 090226-16 for renewal                  Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth               day of MAY, 2009.                                                                       scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s
                                                                                        Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.                     Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.                                                   Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
of Water Use Permit 22-00321-W to irrigate 4678 acres of agricultural lands.              Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.
The water will be withdrawn from the Surficial Aquifer and the C-43 Canal                                                                                                                                                                                                A.M., on the SECOND THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
and the project is located in Sections 2,3,7-11,14-18,20-22,27-29, Township                                                                                                                                                                      Barbara S. Butler      14TH day of MAY, 2009.
                                                                                                                                                           Barbara S. Butler
42 South, Range 31 East.                                                                                                                               Clerk of Circuit Court                                                                Clerk of Circuit Court       Dated this 1ST day of APRIL, 2009.
                                                                                                                                                      Hendry County, Florida                                                                Hendry County, Florida
Lundy Farm Inc (Lundy Farm) PO Box 9, Moore Haven, FL 33471, has sub-                   315223 CGS 4/2,9,16,23/09                                                               316526 CGS 4/9,16,23,30/09                                                                                                                          Barbara S. Butler
mitted Application 090226-20 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00139-W                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Clerk of Circuit Court
to irrigate 145 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hendry County, Florida
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        317314 CGS 4/16,23,30;5/7/09
Lake Hicpochee and the project is located in Section 34, Township 42
South, Range 32 East.                                                                    Public Notice                                  Public Notice                            Public Notice                                  Public Notice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Buker Ranch, 9433 SR 80 SW, Moore Haven, FL 33471, has submitted Ap-
plication 090226-27 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00319-W to irrigate                                NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                                                                                                               Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
92 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43                                                                                                                        NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Canal and the project is located in Section 33, Township 42 South, Range                                       Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MTAG CUST FOR CARLYLE ASSET
31 East.                                                                                                                                                                                             Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                   MANAGEMENT, LLC holder of the following certificate, has filed said cer-
                                                                                        NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-
                                                                                        cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate                                                                                              tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of
Stephen S Click, 2373 CR 721 Loop, Moore Haven, FL 33471, has submit-                   number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was          NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following                       issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed
ted Application 090227-24 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00007-W to                 assessed are as follows:                                                                certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.               are as follows:
irrigate 30 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from                                                                                                       The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
onsite lakes and the project is located in Sections 14, 23, Township 40                 CERT                                                    NAME IN                         name in which it was assessed are as follows:                                           CERT.                                      NAME IN
South, Range 32 East.                                                                   NO.     YEAR        DESCRIPTION                      WHICH ASSESSED                                                                                                             NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION                  WHICH ASSESSED
                                                                                        1496    2006      1-36-44-32-A00-0186-0000         MRS. CHARLES S. GAMBY                CERT.                                                       NAME IN                     423 2006 1-17-43-29-A00-0008-0700 Julian Gomez & Santiago Gomez
American Prime (Basin 5) 10631 N Kendall Dr, 2nd Floor, Miami, FL 33176,                                                                                                        NO.       YEAR      DESCRIPTION                            WHICH ASSESSED
has submitted Application 090227-44 for renewal of Water Use Permit                     The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of         1710      2006      1-21-43-34-010-0005-0080               ALICE M. BRITTON
                                                                                        the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 36, Township                                                                                                  Lots 29, 30 and 31, SOUTH LABELLE SUBDIVISION, according to the plat
22-00310-W to irrigate 1041 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be              44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida, SUBJECT to an easement for an                                                                                                  thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, page 49, Public Records of Hendry County,
withdrawn from the C-43 Canal and the project is located in Sections 28-30,             access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot no. 4053 in MONTURA
                                                                                                                                                                                Lot 8, Block 5, HARLEM ADDITION NO. 4 to Clewiston, Hendry County,                      Florida.
32, 33, Township 42 South, Range 30 East.                                               RANCH ESTATES.                                                                          Florida. According to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 32, Pub-
                                                                                                                                                                                lic Records of Hendry County, Florida.                                                     Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Glades AG Corp (Rio Ranch #2 Sugarcane) 12390 Hwy 70 West, Okeecho-                        Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                                                                                                           Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
bee, FL 34972, has submitted Application 090227-45 for renewal of Water                    Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                              Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Use Permit 22-00003-W to irrigate 2030 acres of agricultural lands. The                                                                                                            Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                              All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
water will be withdrawn from the L-60 and L-49 Canals and the project is                   All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
located in Sections 3-5,8-10,29,32, Townships 39,40 South, Range 33 East.                                                                                                          All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
                                                                                        Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
                                                                                        in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Office, 2nd                                                                                                 scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s
Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written                                                                                                         Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-             Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
                                                                                        Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth               scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s
request for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action re-            Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.                                                                                                           A.M., on the SECOND THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
garding the application by writing to the South Florida Water Management                  Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.                                                   Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                       14TH day of MAY, 2009.
District, Attn: Environmental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680, West                                                                                                           A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH                         Dated this 1ST day of APRIL, 2009.
Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be re-                                                                                       Barbara S. Butler    day of MAY, 2009.
ceived by 5:00 PM within 21 days from the date of publication.                                                                                         Clerk of Circuit Court     Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.                                                                                                               Barbara S. Butler
                                                                                                                                                      Hendry County, Florida                                                                                                                                                    Clerk of Circuit Court
No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy            315380 CGS 4/2,9,16,23/09                                                                                                                                Barbara S. Butler                                                             Hendry County, Florida
of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further                                                                                                                                                                  Clerk of Circuit Court     317306 CGS 4/16,23,30;5/7/09
proceedings. Application status and associated documents can also be ob-                                                                                                                                                                    Hendry County, Florida
tained by accessing the District’s website (www.sfwmd.gov) and selecting
the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. Substantially affect-             Public Notice                                  Public Notice                           316521 CGS 4/9,16,23,30/09
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
ed persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing regarding the
proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the                                                                                                       Public Notice                                  Public Notice                                              Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
staff report.                                                                                             NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
317582 GCD 04/16/09                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following
                                                                                                               Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                   NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                    certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
                      NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                          NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-                                      Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                 name in which it was assessed are as follows:
                                                                                        cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
A Public Hearing will be held at the Hendry County Board of County Com-                 number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was          NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-               CERT.                                                NAME IN
missioners’ (BOCC) meeting held on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 5:00                      assessed are as follows:                                                                cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
                                                                                                                                                                                number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was           NO. YEAR          DESCRIPTION                     WHICH ASSESSED
p.m. in the BOCC Chambers of the Hendry County Court House, 25 E. Hick-                 CERT.                                                    NAME IN                        assessed are as follows:                                                                1712 2006        1-21-43-34-010-0005-0110       DAISY B. WILLIAMS
poochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida.                                                        NO.       YEAR   DESCRIPTION                         WHICH ASSESSED                                                                                                                                                            % LOIS GRAY
                                                                                        1590      2006 1-31-44-33-A00-0012-0000               MANUEL LOPEZ &                    CERT.                                                                      NAME IN                                                      PROF. BUISNESS SERVICE
The purpose of this Public Hearing is to invite public comment regarding a                                                                    FANNY LOPEZ
reduction in accomplishments completed under the County’s Community                                                                                                             NO.     YEAR       DESCRIPTION                        WHICH ASSESSED_______             Lot 11 Block 5, HARLEM ADDITION NO 4 TO CLEWISTON, Hendry County,
Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Initiative 07DB-Z10                    The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of         1162    2006      1-22-44-32-010-0079-0020            MASSINO SAITORI                   Florida. According to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 32 of
grant. The County intends to reduce the number of vacant housing units                  the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 31, Township                                                                                                  the Current Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
demolished under this grant from 6 homes to 2 homes.                                    44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an          Lots 2 and 3, Block 79, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, accord-
                                                                                        access road over the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 6091, Montura Ranch        ing to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38, and 39, Public              Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Additional information may be obtained from Mr. Ron Zimmerly, Hendry                    Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.                                                     Records of Hendry County, Florida.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
County Grants and Special Projects Manager, at 863-675-5264 or his office                   Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                   Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
at 165 South Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida.                                                 Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                              Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                              All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location.                All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                   All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or                                                                                                                                                                                             scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s
the visually impaired shall contact Mr. Zimmerly at least five calendar days             Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described       Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described       Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any non-English               in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Office, 2nd         in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Office, 2nd         A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH
speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact Mr.                 Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth               Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth               day of MAY, 2009.
Zimmerly at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and a language in-             Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.                   Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.                     Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.
terpreter will be provided. To access a Telecommunication Device for Deaf                 Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.                                                       Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.
Persons (TDD), please call 1-800-955-8771. Any handicapped person re-                                                                                      Barbara S. Butler                                                                       Barbara S. Butler                                                                Barbara S. Butler
quiring special accommodation at this meeting should contact Mr. Zimmerly                                                                              Clerk of Circuit Court                                                                  Clerk of Circuit Court                                                           Clerk of Circuit Court
at least five calendar days prior to the meeting.                                                                                                      Hendry County, Florida                                                                  Hendry County, Florida                                                           Hendry County, Florida
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April 16, 2009                                                                                                Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee                                                                                                                                                                                           17
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                NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                     NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                              REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

                     Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                       Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                   Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                     FELDA MSBU STORMWATER MASTER PLAN

                                                                                        NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following                NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MTAG CUST FOR AMHERST ASSET                                                               RFQ NUMBER: 2009-19
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The           certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.         MANAGEMENT, LLC holder of the following certificate, has filed said cer-                           OPENING DATE AND TIME: APRIL 23, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name               The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the          tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of
in which it was assessed are as follows:                                                name in which it was assessed are as follows:                                     issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed               Hendry County is seeking engineering firms interested in providing professional
                                                                                                                                                                          are as follows:                                                                       services in connection with the development of a Stormwater Master Plan for the
CERT.                                                   NAME IN                         CERT.                                                      NAME IN                                                                                                      Felda MSBU. Proposers must have expertise in designing Stormwater Master Plans
NO.      YEAR        DESCRIPTION                       WHICH ASSESSED                   NO.   YEAR            DESCRIPTION                      WHICH ASSESSED             CERT.                                                    NAME IN                      and should have all services available in-house or may propose multiple firms,
1722     2006       1-21-43-34-010-0009-0100          WILLIE C. BATTLE &                1729 2006         1-21-43-34-010-000I-0090           Daisy Hill Life Estate and   NO.      YEAR       DESCRIPTION                       WHICH ASSESSED                  which have joined together to provide the various required disciplinary services in
                                                      MOLLIE MAE BATTLE                                                                      Toshia R. Drummond           2154     2006      3-01-43-34-010-0427-0080           EUGENE P. AUSTIN                order to offer a complete submission. All submittals (see Part IV, Submission Re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                quirements) received in response to this RFQ will be reviewed by a County Evalua-
                                                                                        Lots 9 and 10, Block I, HARLEM ADDITION NO 2 to Clewiston, Hendry                 Lots 10 thru 12, Block 427, GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, as                    tion Committee. In order to be considered, submittals must be received by the
Lot 10 in Block 9 of HARLEM ADDITION NO. 5 TO CLEWISTON, Hendry                                                                                                                                                                                                 Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Office) in the
County, Florida, according to the plat recorded in Plat book 3, Pages 48 and            County, Florida. According to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat book 3,        revised September 7, 1937, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat             Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by
49 of the Current Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.                             Page 2, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.                                 Book 2, Pages 71 thru 78, inclusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Flori-          April 23, 2009 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be re-
                                                                                                                                                                          da.                                                                                   corded in the presence of one or more witnesses.
   Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                  Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
   Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                              Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                        Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.              A copy of the Instructions and RFQ Documents can be obtained from the Hendry
                                                                                                                                                                             Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                         County Engineering Department, located at 99 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida
   All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                  All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                                                                                                 (for pick up), Post Office Box 1670, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by
                                                                                                                                                                             All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.              calling (863) 675-5222.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-             Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s            scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s      Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-           This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                       Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                 scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s          any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH                       A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH                 Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                     as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in
day of MAY, 2009.                                                                       day of MAY, 2009.                                                                 A.M., on the SECOND THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the                        the best interest of the County to do so.
  Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.                                                      Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.                                            14TH day of MAY, 2009.
                                                                                                                                                                            Dated this 1ST day of APRIL, 2009.                                                  Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, actively seeks Minority and Dis-
                                                                 Barbara S. Butler                                                                   Barbara S. Butler                                                                                          advantaged Business Enterprise participation and is a Drug/Smoke Free Work
                                                             Clerk of Circuit Court                                                              Clerk of Circuit Court                                                                    Barbara S. Butler    Place.
                                                            Hendry County, Florida                                                              Hendry County, Florida                                                                 Clerk of Circuit Court
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Janet B. Taylor, Chair
                                                                                                       NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                                                                                       Board of County Commissioners
                NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                                                                                                                                                                              315404 CB/CN 4/2,9,16/09
                                                                                                            Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                              NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
                     Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
                                                                                        NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following                                      Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
                                                                                        certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
                                                                                                                                                                          NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MTAG CUST FOR CARLYLE ASSET
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Public Notice                                       Public Notice
                                                                                        The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the                name in which it was assessed are as follows:                                     MANAGEMENT, LLC holder of the following certificate, has filed said cer-
name in which it was assessed are as follows:                                                                                                                             tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of
                                                                                                                                                                          issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed                                 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
                                                                                        CERT.                                                 NAME IN
CERT.                                        NAME IN                                    NO.   YEAR          DESCRIPTION                     WHICH ASSESSED                are as follows:
NO.   YEAR         DESCRIPTION             WHICH ASSESSED                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
                                                                                        2199 2006        3-02-43-34-460-000C-0040        LINA NAVARRO, L/E to
1073   2006        1-22-44-32-010-0031-0010 ELMER BONILLA & LUIS F.                                                                      Ramon H.Navarro &                CERT.                                                      NAME IN
PEREZ                                                                                                                                                                     NO.      YEAR DESCRIPTION                             WHICH ASSESSED                  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MTAG CUST FOR CARLYLE ASSET
                                                                                                                                         Juanita Janie Navarro                                                                                                  MANAGEMENT, LLC holder of the following certificate, has filed said cer-
                                                                                                                                                                          1801     2006 1-21-43-34-010-000U-0030                Daisy B. Williams/
Lot 1, Block 31, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, accord-                                                                                                                                                              Daisy W. Williams               tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of
                                                                                        Lot 4, Block C, SEMINOLE MANOR, according to the plat thereof recorded in                                                                                               issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed
ing to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37,38 & 39, Public               Plat Book 4, Pages 93 and 94, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Records of Hendry County, Florida.                                                                                                                                        Lot 5, Block U, HARLEM ADDITION NO. 3 to the City of Clewiston, Hendry                are as follows:
                                                                                           Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.          County, Florida. according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page
   Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                                                                                                  7, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.                                   CERT.                                                        NAME IN
                                                                                           Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                                                                                                           NO.       YEAR       DESCRIPTION                            WHICH ASSESSED
   Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
                                                                                                                                                                             Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.              1390      2006      1-27-44-32-A00-0261-0000                 J & O Land, Inc.
                                                                                           All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
   All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                                                                                                     Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The South one-half of the West one-half of the North one-half of the North-
                                                                                        Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-                                                                                             east one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-             scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s         All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s                                                                                                                                                                                    of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida.
                                                                                        Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                                                                                                       SUBJECT to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                       A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH                 Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH                                                                                                         scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s          the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 226, MONTURA RANCH ES-
                                                                                        day of MAY, 2009.                                                                                                                                                       TATES, an unrecorded subdivision.
day of MAY, 2009.                                                                         Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.                                             Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
  Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.                                                                                                                                     A.M., on the SECOND THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
                                                                                                                                                                          14TH day of MAY, 2009.                                                                    Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
                                                                                                                                                     Barbara S. Butler                                                                                              Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
                                                                 Barbara S. Butler                                                               Clerk of Circuit Court     Dated this 1ST day of APRIL, 2009.
                                                             Clerk of Circuit Court                                                             Hendry County, Florida
                                                            Hendry County, Florida                                                                                                                                                         Barbara S. Butler        All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hendry County, Florida    Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
                                                                                                                                                                          317302 CGS 4/16,23,30;5/7/09                                                          scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s
                  NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                   NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                                                                                       Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A.M., on the SECOND THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
                       Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                     Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                                                                                    14TH day of MAY, 2009.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dated this 1ST day of APRIL, 2009.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-               NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT VERDOT VI, LLC holder of the following                                  NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate      certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The                                                                                                                                                                  Barbara S. Butler
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was          certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name                                Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
assessed are as follows:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Clerk of Circuit Court
                                                                                        in which it was assessed are as follows:                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hendry County, Florida
                                                                                                                                                                          NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-             317312 CGS 4/16,23,30;5/7/09
CERT.                                                     NAME IN                       CERT.                                               NAME IN                       cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
 NO.    YEAR        DESCRIPTION                      WHICH ASSESSED
2265    2006       4-10-43-29-020-2044-0150          Ironstone Bank f/k/a               NO.   YEAR        DESCRIPTION                     WHICH ASSESSED                  number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
                                                                                        2837 2006        4-10-43-29-070-2230-0130         AMOS EUGENE &                   assessed are as follows:
                                                     Atlantic States Bank
                                                 % Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur                                                        DANIELLE EUGENE

Lots 15 , Block 2044, PORT LABELLE UNIT 2, according to the plat thereof record-        Lot 13, Block 2230, PORT LABELLE UNIT 7, a subdivision according to the
                                                                                                                                                                          CERT.
                                                                                                                                                                           NO.     YEAR      DESCRIPTION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               NAME IN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               WHICH ASSESSED                    Public Notice                                       Public Notice
                                                                                                                                                                          2130     2006      3-01-43-34-010-0376-0100         SAGAMORE PLACE, LLC
ed in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.                   plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 116, Public Records of Hendry
                                                                                        County, Florida.                                                                  Lots 19 thru 21, inclusive, Block 376, of the GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON,
   Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                                                                                                  FLORIDA. as revised September 7, 1937, according to the plat thereof recorded in
   Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                              Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.          Plat Book 2, Pages 71 thru 78, inclusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.                      PUBLIC WORKSHOPS FOR
                                                                                           Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                                                                                                                   COMPREHENSIVE PATHWAY PLAN FOR HENDRY COUNTY
   All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                                                                                                     Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                               FDOT Project #423354-1-18-01
                                                                                           All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.             Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described                                                                                                                                                                               Hendry County has scheduled public information workshops regarding a
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Office, 2nd
Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth               Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-          All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                Comprehensive Pathway Plan. A study is currently being conducted by
Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.                   scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s                                                                                              Hendry County to determine locations of proposed new pathways in
                                                                                                                                                                          Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described       Hendry County.
  Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.                                                   Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                 in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Office, 2nd
                                                                                        A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH                 Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth
                                                                   Barbara S. Butler    day of MAY, 2009.                                                                 Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The public information meetings will be held as follows:
                                                               Clerk of Circuit Court     Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.                                               Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.
                                                              Hendry County, Florida                                                                                                                                                       Barbara S. Butler    Harlem Community Meeting, April 9th, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. at Harlem Civ-
315381 CGS 4/2,9,16,23/09                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ic Center located at 2000 7th Street, Clewiston, FL 33440
                                                                                                                                                     Barbara S. Butler                                                                 Clerk of Circuit Court
                                                                                                                                                 Clerk of Circuit Court                                                               Hendry County, Florida    Pioneer Community Meeting, April 13th 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at Pioneer
                                                                                                                                                Hendry County, Florida    315181 CGS 4/2,9,16,23/09                                                               Community Center located at 910 Panama Ave., Clewiston, FL 33440
                                                                                        316516 CGS 4/9,16,23,30/09                                                                                                                                              Port LaBelle Community Meeting, April 16th at 7:00 p.m. at Grace Bap-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  tist Church, located at 4200 NE Eucalyptus Blvd., LaBelle, FL 33935
                NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                                                                                                                                                                              Felda Area Community Meeting, April 20th at 7:00 p.m.at Felda Com-
                                                                                                                                                                                          NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
                     Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                                                                                                                                                                             munity Center, located at 100 CR 830, Felda, FL 33930
                                                                                                       NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                      Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                 Montura & Flaghole Community Meeting, April 22, at 7:00 p.m. locat-
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MTAG CUST FOR AMHERSST ASSET                                                                                                                                                                                                          ed at Central County Water Control District, located at 475 S. Cabbage
MANAGEMENT, LLC holder of the following certificate, has filed said cer-                                      Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                              NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following                      Palm Street, Clewiston, FL 33440
tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of                                                                                               certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.             Clewiston and Hooker’s Point Community Meeting, April 29th @ 6:00
issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed                 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CABERNET I, LLC holder of the follow-                 The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the                p.m. at the John Boy Auditorium, Bearsley Room located at 1200 S W C
are as follows:                                                                         ing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.     name in which it was assessed are as follows:                                           Owens Blvd., Clewiston, FL 33440.
                                                                                        The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the                                                                                                LaBelle Area Community Meeting, April 30th at 7:00 p.m. at the LaBelle
CERT.                                                     NAME IN                       name in which it was assessed are as follows:                                     CERT.                                          NAME IN                                  Civic Center, located at 481 W. Hickpoochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935
 NO. YEAR          DESCRIPTION                         WHICH ASSESSED                                                                                                     NO. YEAR          DESCRIPTION               WHICH ASSESSED                            School Officials, May 18, 2009 at 10:00 a.m., Hendry County School
1709  2006          1-21-43-34-010-0005-0040            ORTE ASKEW AND HEIR                                                                                               1228 2006        1-25-44-32-A00-0013-0100 JUAN M. & EUGENIA CHANG/                      Board Room, located at 25 E. Hickpoochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935
                                                                                        CERT.                                                NAME IN                                                               MONTURA LAND & CATTLE, INC
S,                                                                                      NO.   YEAR       DESCRIPTION                      WHICH ASSESSED
                                             DEVISEES AND BENEFICIARIES OF              2976 2006        4-10-43-29-080-2287-0240        RUDOLPH INNOCENT &                                                                                                     The workshop will provide interested citizens with the opportunity to ask
                                             METTIE NELL B. ASKEW %                                                                                                                                                                                               questions and express their views concerning the location and potential
                                             CHARLES M. ASKEW                                                                            EDWINE ETIENNE                   The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar-              environmental impacts associated with the plan. The workshop will be on
                                                                                                                                                                          ter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 25,            the agendas of the various community meetings or boards. Aerial photo-
Lot 4, Block 5, HARLEM ADDITION NO. 4 TO CLEWISTON, HENDRY                              Lot 24, Block 2287, PORT LABELLE UNIT 8, a subdivision according to the           Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an
                                                                                        plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 131, Public Records of Hendry          easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. Also known as Lot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  graphs and other project-related information will be on display. County
COUNTY, FLORIDA. According to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3,                                                                                                                                                                                           staff will be available to answer questions and discuss the project. Please
Page 32, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.                                      County, Florida.                                                                  5145, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  note that this is not a public hearing. A formal public hearing will be held
   Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                   Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.             Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                later in the study process, in keeping with state and federal requirements.
   Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                              Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                        Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Project documents are available for public review until May 18, 2009 at the
   All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                   All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.             All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                Barron Library, 461 N. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 and at the City
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of Clewiston Public Library located at 120 West Osceola Avenue, Clewis-
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-             Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-       Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-             ton, Florida 33440. Project documents are also available for review Mon-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s            scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s      scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s            day -Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Hendry County Engineer’s
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                       Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                 Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                       Office located at 99 East Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935.
A.M., on the SECOND THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the                          A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH                 A.M., on the SECOND THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
14TH day of MAY, 2009.                                                                  day of MAY, 2009.                                                                 14TH day of MAY, 2009.                                                                If you have any questions regarding the Comprehensive Pathway Plan pro-
  Dated this 1ST day of APRIL, 2009.                                                      Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.                                               Dated this 1ST day of APRIL, 2009.                                                     ject, you may contact Mr. Shane Parker, P.E., County Engineer at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (864) 675-5222 or by email at sparker @hendryfla.net. Persons with
                                                                 Barbara S. Butler                                                                                                                                                         Barbara S. Butler       disabilities who may need special accommodations at the workshop, in
                                                             Clerk of Circuit Court                                                                  Barbara S. Butler
                                                                                                                                                 Clerk of Circuit Court                                                                Clerk of Circuit Court      accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, should con-
                                                            Hendry County, Florida                                                                                                                                                    Hendry County, Florida       tact Bonnie Hanshaw at (863) 675-5222.
317294 CGS 4/16,23,30;5/7/09                                                                                                                    Hendry County, Florida
                                                                                        316520 CGS 4/9,16,23,30/09                                                        317305 CGS 4/16,23,30;5/7/09                                                          316002 CB/CN 4/2,9,16,23/09
18                                                                                                            Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee                                                                                                                                                      April 16, 2009
  Public Notice                               Public Notice                             Public Notice                               Public Notice                             Public Notice                              Public Notice                              Public Notice                               Public Notice
                  NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                   NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED                                                    NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
                      Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                      Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                     Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes                                                               PUBLIC NOTICE
 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following                    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MTAG CUST FOR AMHERST ASSET                               NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MTAG CUST FOR AMHERSST ASSET                                             NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABLIITY
 certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.             MANAGEMENT, LLC holder of the following certificate, has filed said cer-                MANAGEMENT, LLC holder of the following certificate, has filed said cer-                            AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT
 The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the              tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of           tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of                                ACT OF 2009 (ARRA)
 name in which it was assessed are as follows:                                         issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed               issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed                              OLDER AMERICANS ACT TITLE IIIC
                                                                                       are as follows:                                                                       are as follows:                                                                                   CONGREGATE AND HOME DELIVERED MEALS
 CERT.                                               NAME IN
 NO.       YEAR      DESCRIPTION                    WHICH ASSESSED                     CERT.                                                NAME IN                          CERT.                                              NAME IN
 1715      2006     1-21-43-34-010-0006-0010       BRENDA WILLIAMS,                    NO.      YEAR      DESCRIPTION                   WHICH ASSESSED                       NO.      YEAR      DESCRIPTION                 WHICH ASSESSED
                                                   PAUL PETERSON,                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Area Agency on Aging for SWFL is accepting applications for Lee,
                                                                                       1815     2006     1-21-43-34-010-0012-0010      Daisy Bell Williams %                 1713     2006     1-21-43-34-010-0005-0120     Daisy B. Williams %                    Sarasota, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry, Glades, Desoto counties to provide
                                                   ROBERT PETERSON, JR. &                                                              Lois Gray Prof. Business Svc.                                                  Lois Gray Prof Business Service
                                                   ROSINA TUCKER                                                                                                                                                                                                   Congregate and Home Delivered Meals under ARRA funding. This contract is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to provide nutrition services through September 30, 2010.
                                                                                       Lot 1, Block 12, HARLEM ADDITION NO 4, TO CLEWISTON, Hendry County,                   Lot 12, Block 5, HARLEM ADDITION NO. 4 TO CLEWISTON, Hendry County,
 Lot 1 in Block 6 of HARLEM ADDTION NO 4 to Clewiston, Hendry County,                  Florida. according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 32, Pub-         Florida, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 32 of
 Florida, according to the plat recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 32, of the cur-                                                                                                                                                                                      A copy of the application may be obtained from the AAASWFL by calling or
                                                                                       lic Records of Hendry County, Florida.                                                the Current Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.                                 visiting: 2285 First Street, Fort Myers FL Phone: (239) 332-4233 Fax
 rent Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (239) 332-3596.
                                                                                           Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
     Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.                 Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                           Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
     Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.                                                                                                                                                                                                    Completed application must be returned to the Area Agency on Aging for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SWFL by 5:00 pm on Monday, April 27, 2009.
                                                                                           All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.                All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.              317580 CGS 04/16/09
     All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
                                                                                       Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-           Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
 Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-           scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s          scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s
 scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s                                                                                                                                                                                                        NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
                                                                                       Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                     Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                              HENDRY COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
 Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00                     A.M., on the SECOND THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the                        A.M., on the SECOND THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
 A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH                     14TH day of MAY, 2009.                                                                14TH day of MAY, 2009.
 day of MAY, 2009.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Tourist Development Council
                                                                                         Dated this 1ST day of APRIL, 2009.                                                    Dated this 1ST day of APRIL, 2009.                                                  will hold a regular meeting at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at the
   Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Hendry County Administrative Office Conference Room located at 165 S.
                                                                                                                                                    Barbara S. Butler                                                                    Barbara S. Butler         Lee Street, LaBelle, FL. This meeting is open to the public. The meeting
                                                                Barbara S. Butler                                                               Clerk of Circuit Court                                                               Clerk of Circuit Court
                                                            Clerk of Circuit Court                                                                                                                                                                                 site is accessible by the disabled.
                                                                                                                                               Hendry County, Florida                                                               Hendry County, Florida
                                                            Hendry County, Flori       317297 CGS 4/16,23,30;5/7/09                                                          317298 CGS 4/16,23,30;5/7/09
 316530 CGS 4/9,16,23,30/09                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to
  Public Notice                               Public Notice                             Public Notice                               Public Notice                             Public Notice                              Public Notice                             ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   cludes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

                                                                                       IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE                IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE                 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR                 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE                 Hendry County
               NOTICE                       IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE                                                                                                       HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA                                                               Tourist Development Council
                                            TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT                  20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN                 TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT                                                           TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
                                                                                         AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,                        IN AND FOR GLADES                           CIVIL DIVISION                       IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,                  Karson Turner, Chairman
Notice is hereby given that on                OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA,                                                                                                                          CASE NO.                                                           317675 CB/CGS 04/16/09
4/18/2009 at 11:00 AM at FORT                IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY                            FLORIDA                                COUNTY,FLORIDA                                                                    FLORIDA - CIVIL ACTION
                                                                                              CIVIL DIVISION                              CIVIL ACTION                            262008CA000502XXXXXX                   CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-000221
KNOX SELF STORAGE, 1025 Com-                       CIVIL DIVISION
merce      Drive,     LaBelle,     FL,               CASE NO. 08-1265-CA                        CASE NO. 08-1176-CA                        CASE NO. 2007-CA-26                                                                             DIVISION
863-675-1025, the undersigned,
FORT KNOX SELF STORAGE, will sell                                                     INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, FSB,                 WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK F/K/A
                                                                                                                                                                            LASALLE BANK, N.A. AS TRUS-
                                                                                                                                                                            TEE FOR THE MLMI TRUST SE-                WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Public Notice                               Public Notice
                                            TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER                                                                                                         RIES 2006-MLN1,
at Public Sale by competitive bidding,      MORTGAGE CORP.                            SUCCESSOR IN INTREST TO IN-                WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, F.A.,                                                            Plaintiff
                                                                                      DYMAC BANK, F.S.B.                         A FEDERAL ASSOCIATION,                         Plaintiff                             vs.                                         IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
the personal property heretofore              Plaintiff                                                                                                                     vs.
stored with the undersigned by:             VS.                                           Plaintiff                                  Plaintiff                                                                        ALICIA VILLEGAS A/K/A ALICIA                TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
                                                                                                                                                                            LUIS E. ROMANES; et al.,                  VILLEGAS VILLAGOMEZ, et al,                                                             IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
                                            WILLIAM JACKSON, JR.; UN-                 VS.                                        vs.                                                                                                                               IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,                  TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
                                                                                      RADCLIFF GRANT; UNKNOWN                    THOMAS S. HALL, JR., et al,                    Defendants                                Defendant(s)                               FLORIDA - CIVIL ACTION
  Gabriel Oatsval - 9 Misc. items           KNOWN SPOUSE OF WILLIAM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
 Loretta Barraza - 44,45 Misc. items        JACKSON, JR.; ELIZABETH JACK-             SPOUSE OF RADCLIFF GRANT;                      Defendant(s)                                                                                                                        CASE NO. 2007-1137-CA                   FLORIDA - CIVIL ACTION
                                                                                      THERAINTREE VILLAGE UNIT                                                                     NOTICE OF SALE                      NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE                                     DIVISION
   Tom Corbitt - W14 Misc. items            SON; IF LIVING, INCLUDING                                                                                                          PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45                                                                                                             CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-0538
   Ernest Smith - J53 Misc. items           ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF                     NINE PROPERTY OWNER’S AS-                          AMENDED NOTICE                                                                                                                                                                           DIVISION
 Patricia Stubbs & Tammy Seymour -          SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF RE-                 SOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN                         OF FORECLOSURE SALE                                                               NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-            LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSO-
                                                                                      PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF                                                             NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant          ant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage         CIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR MER-
           K29 Misc. items                  MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED,                                                                                                       to an Order or Summary Final Judg-                                                                                                RESIDENTIAL FUNDING COMPA-
316945 CGS 4/9,16/09                        THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN                    THE SUBJECT PROPERTY;                         NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-                                                       Foreclosure dated April 8, 2009 and         RILL LYNCH FIRST FRANKLIN
                                                                                                                                                                            ment of foreclosure dated April 8,        entered in Case No. 26-2008-                                                            NY, LLC
                                            HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,                    Defendants                             suant to an Amended Final Judgment                                                                                               MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, MORT-                      Plaintiff
                                                                                                                                 of Mortgage Foreclosure dated March        2009, and entered in Case No.             CA-000221 of the Circuit Court of the       GAGE        LOAN ASSET-BACKED
                                            ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIEN-
  Public Notice                             ORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL                            NOTICE OF                      27, 2009 and entered in Case N,
                                                                                                                                 2007-CA-26 of the Circuit Court of
                                                                                                                                                                            262008CA000502XXXXXX of the Cir-
                                                                                                                                                                            cuit Court in and for Hendry County,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Plaintiff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              vs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              EDUARDO GUILLEN, et al,
                                            OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,                         FORECLOSURE SALE                                                                                                                                                                                                   Defendant(s)
                                                                                                                                 the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in          Florida, wherein LASALLE BANK, N.A.       WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the                vs.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE                 THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST                                                                                                       AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MLMI TRUST
                                            THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S) AND                   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-           and for GLADES County, Florida                                                       Plaintiff and ALICIA VILLEGAS A/K/A         JAVIER ZELAYA, et al,
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT                                                                                                                                                  SERIES 2006-MLN1 is Plaintiff and         ALICIA VILLEGAS VILLAGOMEZ; ALE-                                                        NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
                                            ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING                ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-        wherein WASHINGTON MUTUAL                                                                                                            Defendant(s)
 IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,                                                            sure dated April 8, 2009, and entered      BANK F/K/A WASHINGTON MUTUAL               LUUIS E. ROMANES; MILAGROS                JANDRO FIGUEROA A/K/A ALEJAN-
   FLORIDA - CIVIL ACTION                   BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR                                                                                                          FUNDORA, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC                                                                                                         NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
                                            AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UN-                 in Case No. 08-1176-CA, of the Cir-        BANK, F.A., A FEDERAL ASSOCIA-                                                       DRO FUGUEROA MORENO; ISPC; are              NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
  CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-000420                                                                                                                                                REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS             the Defendants, I will sell to the                                                      ant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
                                            KNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN                  cuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit    TION, is the Plaintiff and THOMAS S.                                                                                                                                         Foreclosure dated April 8, 2009 and
                    DIVISION                                                          in and for HENDRY County, Florida.         HALL JR.; TINA D. HALL; TENANT             NOMINEE FOR MORTGAGE LENDERS              highest and best bidder for cash IN            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
                                            TENANT #2;                                                                                                                      NETWORK USA, INC. MIN NO.                                                                                                         entered in Case No. 26-2008-ca-0538
                                                Defendant(s)                          INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, FSB, SUC-            #1 N/K/A JOHN DOE; TENANT #2                                                         FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE                  ant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,                                                                                                                                                       1002610-3030064360-7; UNKNOWN             CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE                                                           of the Circuit Court of the TWENTI-
                                                                                      CESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC              N/K/A JANE DOE are the Defendants,                                                                                               Foreclosure dated April 8, 2009 and         ETH Judicial Circuit in and for HEND-
    Plaintiff                                                                         BANK, F.S.B. is Plaintiff and RAD-         I will sell to the highest and best bid-   TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT              SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE                 entered in Case No. 2007-1137-ca of
vs.                                                  NOTICE OF SALE                                                                                                         NO. 2; and ALL UNKKNOWN PAR-                                                                                                      RY      County,    Florida     wherein
                                                                                      CLIFF GRANT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE                der for cash at STEPS OF THE                                                         HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION                the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH
RAFAEL D. DAVILA, et al,                                                                                                                                                    TIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY,               BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80                                                           RESIDENTIAL FUNDING COMPANY,
                                               Notice is hereby given that, pursu-    OF RADCLIFF GRANT; UNKNOWN                 GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at                                                                                                      Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY          LLC, is the Plaintiff and EDUARDO
    Defendant(s)                                                                      PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE             11:00 AM, on the 23rd day of April,        THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A               AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-             County, Florida wherein LASALLE
                                            ant to a Final Summary Judgment of                                                                                              NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS AC-                                                                                                       GUILLEN; ADINA GUILLEN; TENANT
                                            Foreclosure entered in the above-         SUBJECT PROPERTY; THE RAINTREE             2009, the following described proper-                                                DA at 11:00AM, on the 29th day of           BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE                                                                                                                                                  TION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO            April, 2009, the following described                                                    #1 N/K/A LORENA LENZA, and TEN-
                                            styled cause, in the Circuit Court of     VILLAGE UNIT NINE PROPERTY                 ty as set forth in said Final Judg-                                                                                              TRUSTEE FOR MERRILL LYNCH                   ANT #2 N/K/A EDWIN RODRIGUEZ;
                                                                                      OWNER’S ASSOCIATION, INC.; are             ment:                                      HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTER-           property as set forth in said Final         FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN
   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-            Hendry County, Florida, I will sell the                                                                                         EST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DE-                                                                                                    are the Defendants, I will sell to the
                                            property situate in Hendry County,        defendants. I will sell to the highest                                                                                          Judgment:                                   TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-
ant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage                                                                                                                                         SCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell                                                                                              highest and best bidder for cash IN
                                            Florida, described as:                    and best bidder for cash on the 2ND          LOT 6, BUCKHEAD RIDGE, 4TH                                                                                                     BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES                 FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
Foreclosure dated April 8, 2009 and                                                   FLOOR HALLWAY, IN FRONT OF OF-               ADDITION, ACCORDING TO                   to the highest and best bidder for        LOT 4, EL RIO GRANDE, A SUB-                2007-1, is the Plaintiff and JAVIER
entered in Case No. 26-2008-                                                                                                                                                cash at on the Second Floor in front      DIVISION ACCORDING TO THE                                                               CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
                                             LOT 11, BLOCK A. HARLEM AD-              FICE OF CLERK OF COURTS, ADMIN-              THE PLAT THEREOF RECORD-                                                                                                       ZELAYA; MARVELIA ZELAYA; PORT               SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
CA-000420 of the Circuit Court of the                                                 ISTRATION BLDG, HENDRY CO.                   ED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 35,              of the Main Clerk’s Office at the          PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN                    LA BELLE UNIT FOUR PROOPERTY
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and           DITION NO. 8, A SUBDIVISION                                                                                                     Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East                                                                                                 HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
                                            IN THE CITY OF CLEWISTON,                 COURHOUSE, AT 25 EAST HICK-                  OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF                                                           PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 188, PUB-                 HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.;
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein                                                                                                                                          Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL            LIC RECORDS OF HENDRY                                                                   BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
                                            FLORIDA. ACCORDING TO THE                 POCHEE, LABELLE IN HENDRY                    GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA                                                                                                         are the Defendants, I will sell to the      AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the                                                          COUNTY, FL at 11:00 a.m., on this                                                     33935 at Hendry County, Florida, at       COUNTY, FLORIDA.                            highest and best bidder for cash IN
Plaintiff and RAFAEL D. DAVILA;             PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED                                                                                                       11:00 a.m. on the 29th day of April,                                                                                              DA at 11:00AM, on the 29th day of
                                            IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 136                 29th day of April, 2009, the following        PARCEL ID#:                                                                                                                   FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE                  April, 2009, the following described
CARMEN G. DAVILA; are the Defen-                                                      described property as set forth in            S36-38-34-007-0000-0060                 2009, the following described proper-     TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN                  CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
dants, I will sell to the highest and       AND 137, OF THE PUBLIC                                                                                                          ty as set forth in said Order or Final                                                                                            property as set forth in said Final
                                            RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,                 said Final Judgment, to wit:                                                                                                    MOBILE HOME LOCATED THERE-                  SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF                                                                                                                                            Judgment, to-wit:                         ON AS A FIXTURE AND APPUR-                                                              Judgment:
                                            FLORIDA.                                                                                A/K/A 6 Canal Way,                                                                                                            HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE                                                         LOT 10, BLOCK 2335 PORT LA-                  Okeechobee, FL 34974                                                              TENANCE THERETO.                            BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR               To include a:                                                                                                                    LOT 18, BLOCK 2155, PORT LA-                                                                                                     LOTS 27 AND 28 AND THE
                                            2007 SCOTBILT HOMES, INC.                 BELLE UNIT 9, ACCORDING TO                                                                                                                                                  AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-             NORTH 12 FEET OF LOT 29, IN
HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY                                                          THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORD-                    Any person or entity claiming an       BELLE, UNIT 4, ACCORDING TO               Any person claiming an interest in          DA at 11:00AM, on the 29th day of
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING COR-                VIN SBHGA1090702386A 97954610                                                                                                   THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RE-                                                                                                          BLOCK 425 OF THE GENERAL
                                            2007 SCOTBILT HOMES, INC.                 ED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 144                interest in the surplus, if any, result-                                             the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-     April, 2009, the following described
NER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH                                                                                                                                                  CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, AT                 er than the property owner as of the                                                    PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA,
                                            VIN SBHGA1090702386B 97954676             OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF                   ing from the foreclosure sale, other                                                                                             property as set forth in said Final         AS REVISED SEPTEMBER 7,
SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at                                                            HENDRY C OUNTY, FLORIDA.                   than the property owner as of the          PAGE 86, OF THE PUBLIC                    date of the Lis Pendens must file a          Judgment:
11:00AM, on the 29th day of April,          A/K/A                                                                                                                           RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,                                                                                                         1937, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
                                            741 Alabama Avenue                                                                   date of the Lis Pendens, must file a                                                  claim within sixty (60) days after the
2009, the following described prop-                                                                                                                                         FLORIDA.                                  sale.                                                                                   THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
                                            Clewiston, FL 33440                       A person claiming an interest in the       claim on same with the Clerk of                                                                                                  LOT 15, BLOCK 2168, PORT LA-                BOOK 2, PAGES 71-78, INCLU-
erty as set forth in said Final Judg-                                                 surplus from the sale, if any, other       Court within 60 days after the fore-                                                     WITNESS MY HAND and the seal            BELLE UNIT 4, ACCORDING TO
ment:                                                                                                                                                                       ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTER-             of this Court on April 9, 2009.                                                         SIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
                                            at public sale, to the highest and        than the property owner as of the          closure sale.                                                                                                                    THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED                   OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
                                                                                      date of the lis pendens but file a              WITNESS MY HAND and the seal           EST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE                                                           IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 86, PUB-
LOT 23 AND 24, BLOCK 12, BEL-               best bidder, for cash, Clerk of the                                                                                             SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE
                                            Circuit Court in the Hendry County        claim within 60 days after the sale.       of this Court on March 30, 2009.                                                                            Barbara S. Butler    LIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
MONT SUBDIVISION, ACCORD-                                                                                                                                                   PROPERTY OWNERS AS OF THE                                Clerk of the Circuit Court                                               Any person claiming an interest in
                                            Courthouse (being the second floor                                                                                                                                                                                     COUNTY, FLORIDA.                            the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
ING TO THE PLAT THERREOF,                                                             Dated this 9th day of April, 2009.                                        Joe Flint   DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST                                 By: /S/ D. Hammond
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1,                    hallway of the Hendry County Courts                                                                                             FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AF-                                                                                                   er than the property owner as of the
                                            Building), LaBelle, FL 33935 at 11:00                                                              Clerk of the Circuit Court                                                                        Deputy Clerk     Any person claiming an interest in
PAGE 9, OF THE PUBLIC                                                                                                                                                       TER THE SALE.                             **See Americans with Disabilities Act                                                   date of the Lis Pendens must file a
                                            AM, on April 29, 2009.                                      BARBARA S. BUTLER                                                                                                                                         the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-     claim within sixty (60) days after the
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,                                                                              As Clerk of said Court                          By: Jennifer Bevis                                             In accordance with the Americans            er than the property owner as of the
FLORIDA.                                      DATED this 9th day of April, 2009.                                                                                            In accordance with the Americans                                                                                                  sale.
                                               Any person claiming an interest in                       By: /s/ D. Hammond                                  Deputy Clerk                                              with Disabilities Act, persons needing      date of the Lis Pendens must file a
                                                                                                                                                                            with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons    a special accommodation to partici-                                                         WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
                                            the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-                          As Deputy Clerk     In accordance with the Americans                                                                                                 claim within sixty (60) days after the      of this Court on April 9, 2009.
A/K/A 345 6TH AVENUE, LA-                                                                                                        with Disabilities Act, persons needing     needing special accommodation to          pate in this proceeding should con-         sale.
BELLE, FL 33935                             er than the property owner as of the                                                                                            participate in this proceeding should
                                            date of the lis pendants, must file a      This notice is provided pursuant to        special accommodation to participate                                                 tact the Deputy Court Administrator             WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
                                                                                                                                                                            contact the Clerk of the Court not        whose office is located at Lee County                                                                           Barbara S. Butler
                                            claim within 60 days after the sale.      Administrative Order No. 2.065.            in this proceeding should contact the                                                                                            of this Court on April 9, 2009.                            Clerk of the Circuit Court
Any person claiming an interest in                                                                                               Deputy Court Administrator whose           later than five business days prior to     Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-        Witness, my hand and seal of this                                                                                            the proceeding at the Hendry County                                                                                                                  By: /S/ D. Hammond
                                            court on the 9th day of April, 2009.      In accordance with the Americans           office is located at Lee County Jus-                                                  Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida                                 Barbara S. Butler
er than the property owner as of the                                                                                                                                        Courthouse.                 Telephone     33901,         telephone         number                                                                            Deputy Clerk
                                                                                      with Disabilities Act, if you are a per-   tice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Mon-                                                                                                               Clerk of the Circuit Court   **See Americans with Disabilities Act
date of the Lis Pendens must file a                                                    son with a disability who needs any        roe Street, Fort Myers, Florida            941-675-5217 or 1-800-955-8770 via        (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771                                 By: /S/ D. Hammond
claim within sixty (60) days after the            CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT                                                                                                Florida Relay Service.                                                                                                            In accordance with the Americans
                                                                                      accommodation in order to partici-         33901,         telephone        number                                               (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via                                      Deputy Clerk
sale.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Florida Relay Service, not later than                                                   with Disabilities Act, persons needing
                                                           By: /s/ D. HAMMOND         pate in this proceeding, you are enti-     (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771                                                                                                   **See Americans with Disabilities Act       a special accommodation to partici-
    WITNESS MY HAND and the seal                                                      tled, at no cost to you, to provisions     (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via           DATED at LaBelle, Florida, on April      seven (7) days prior to this proceed-       In accordance with the Americans
of this Court on April 9, 2009.                                     Deputy Clerk                                                                                            9, 2009.                                                                                                                          pate in this proceeding should con-
                                            In accordance with the Ameri-             of certain assistance. Please contact      Florida Relay Service, not later than                                                ing.                                        with Disabilities Act, persons needing
                                                                                                                                                                                             BARBARA BUTLER           317715 CN 04/16,23/09                                                                   tact the Deputy Court Administrator
                                            can with Disabilities Act of 1990,        the Court Administrator at 25 East         seven (7) days prior to the proceed-                                                                                             a special accommodation to partici-         whose office is located at Lee County
                       Barbara S. Butler                                              Hickpochee, LaBelle, FL 33935,             ing.                                                     As Clerk, Circuit Court                                                 pate in this proceeding should con-
               Clerk of the Circuit Court   persons needing a special ac-                                                                                                                 By: /s/ D. HAMMOND                                                                                                  Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700
                                            commodation to participate in             Phone No. (941) 335-2299 within 2          316674 CN 4/9,16/09                                                                                                              tact the Deputy Court Administrator         Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida
                   By: /S/ D. Hammond                                                 working days of your receipt of this                                                                      As Deputy Clerk                                                   whose office is located at Lee County
                           Deputy Clerk     this proceeding should contact                                                                                                  317585 CGS 04/16,23/09                    Your new home could be                                                                  33901,         telephone         number
                                            the ASA Coordinator no later              notice or pleading; if you are hearing                                                                                                                                      Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700             (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771
**See Americans with Disabilities Act                                                 impaired, call 1-800-995-8770(V)(Via                                                                                             in today’s paper. Have                     Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida
In accordance with the Americans            than seven (7) days prior to the                                                     Earn some extra cash.                                                                                                                                                        (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via
                                            proceedings. If hearing im-               Florida Relay Services).                                                              When you want some-                                                                   33901,         telephone         number
with Disabilities Act, persons needing                                                                                            Sell your used items                                                                 you looked for it?                                                                     Florida Relay Service, not later than
                                            paired,         please          call      317597 CGS 04/16,23/09                                                                 thing sold, advertise in                                                             (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771              seven (7) days prior to this proceed-
a special accommodation to partici-                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via
pate in this proceeding should con-         (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or                                                               in the classifieds                         the classifieds.                                                                                                                 ing.
                                            (800) 955-8770 (voice), via                                                                                                                                               Your next job could be                      Florida Relay Service, not later than       317725 CN 04/16,23/09
tact the Deputy Court Administrator                                                   The classifieds are the                                                                                                                                                     seven (7) days prior to this proceed-
whose office is located at Lee County        Florida Relay Service.                                                               Get a quick response to                                                               in today’s classifieds.
                                            317590 CGS 04/16,23/09                     most successful sales-                                                               Shop from a gift catalog                                                              ing.
Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700                                                                                                   any item you may be sell-                                                            Did you look for it?                       317724 CN 04/16,23/09
Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida                                                     person in town.                                                                       that’s updated regulaly:
33901,         telephone         number     Find it faster. Sell it sooner                                                        ing with a classified ad.                  the classifieds.
(813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771
                                              in the classifieds                                                                                                                                                      Grab a bargain from your                    Grab a bargain from your                    How fast can your car
(TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via                                                     Join all the people who                                                                                                                                                                                                  go? It can go even
Florida Relay Service, not later than                                                                                            It’s never too late to find                Your new car could be                      neighbor’s garage, attic,                   neighbor’s garage, attic,
                                                                                       say, “I sold it in the                                                                                                                                                                                                  faster when you sell
seven (7) days prior to this proceed-             Shop here first!                                                                 the perfect gift. Look                    in today’s paper. Have                    basement or closet in                       basement or closet in
ing.                                                                                   classifieds.”                                                                                                                                                                                                           it in the classifieds.
                                                 The classified ads                                                                for it in the classifieds.                you looked for it?                        today’s classifieds.                        today’s classifieds.
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  Public Notice
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
          FLORIDA
            FAMILY DIVISION
                                                                     Pandora’s Box in the New World
          CASE NO: 08-825-DR
                                                                     By Butch Wilson                                   by these diseases.                              South Florida.
IN RE: THE ADOPTION OF
                                                                     The Clewiston Museum                                  The New World was free of smallpox,            Spanish documents written as late as
IVIANA JOANNA ALVINA                                                                                                   typhus, cholera, and measles before the         1697, reported healthy Calusa populations.
ELIZABETH MARIE RODRIGUEZ,                                               Winter’s icy breath blew across the

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   A child.                                                                                                            Europeans arrived.                                 These documents probably indicate
                                                                     lone, desolate village, rattling and shaking
           NOTICE OF                                                                                                       These deadly diseases were accidentally     other Indian Nations living in South Florida
      ACTION OF ADOPTION                                             the palmetto clad shelters with gusting,
                                                                                                                       introduced by Europeans, who unknow-            also had healthy populations.
TO: Manuel Angel Rodriguez                                           gale force winds.
    Residence Unknown                                                                                                  ingly served as hosts to these diseases,           In my research, I found no information
                                                                         The occupants weren’t awakened by             which swept across Central America, South
   YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED                                                                                                                                             on epidemics occurring in South Florida
that a Petition for Adoption has been
                                                                     the disturbance because an earlier, far sin-      America and North America, killing millions
filed against you, and you are re-
                                                                                                                                                                       during the 1500s or 1600s.
quired to serve a copy of your writ-
                                                                     ister chill, had already beckoned - the cold,     of Native Americans.                               Spanish contact with the South Florida
ten defenses, if any, to it on Thomas                                icy breath of death.                                  Some Historians estimate that 90% of the
Montgomery, Esquire, Attorney for                                                                                                                                      Indian Nations was kept to a minimum
Petitioner, whose address is P.O. Box                                    An invisible foe had silently stalked and     indigenous people of the Americans died.
1510, Belle Glade, FL 33430, on or                                                                                                                                     because the Spanish failed to establish per-
before May 4, 2009 and file the origi-                                killed the entire village population.                 In 1519, Cortez invaded Mexico with a
nal with the Clerk of the above-styled                                                                                                                                 manent settlements or missions in South
Court, P.O. Box 1760, LaBelle, Flori-                                    This invisible killer traveled thousands of   small Spanish army and a silent ally.
da, before service on the Petitioner’s                                                                                                                                 Florida.
attorney, or immediately thereafter.                                 miles using man as its host to cross the vast         It was an infectious disease that the Az-
If you fail to do so, a default will be                                                                                                                                   The other point of contact was the Span-
entered against you for the relief de-
                                                                     Atlantic Ocean.                                   tecs and other Native Americans had no im-
manded in the Petition.
                                                                                                                                                                       ish castaways, who were sometimes kept
                                                                         Death heralded its triumphant landfall in     munity to.
   WITNESS my hand and seal of                                                                                                                                         as slaves by the Indians.
said Court on the 24th day of March,                                 the New World, as it shadowed the Spanish             In 1520, Cortez entered Tenochtitlan,
2009.                                                                                                                                                                     Apparently, none of the castaways car-
                                                                     Conquistadors, whose conquest took them           which is present day Mexico City, and
             CLERK OF SAID COURT                                                                                                                                       ried diseases during this time period, so
                  /S/ D. HAMMOND          www.newszap.com            across the Caribbean Islands, then to Cen-        found half of the inhabitants infected with
                    DEPUTY CLERK             click on                                                                                                                  the South Florida Indians were spared the
317190 CN 4/16,23/09                        classifieds              tral and South America.                           smallpox.                                       horrible epidemics that occurred in North
                                                                         The invisible killer conquered the great          The Spanish army had been in Mexico         Florida.
                                                                     Aztec and Mayan Empires in Mexico and             for only one year, and nearly half the Aztec       South Florida’s isolation period ended
                                                                     Peru, after cold Spanish Toledo steel and
  BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY                                       gunpowder had failed.
                                                                                                                       population had died in the first epidemic.       when the “War of the Spanish Succession”
                                                                                                                           Eleven years later, a second epidemic       started in Europe in 1701.
                                                                         The killer’s dark, ominous journey in         devastated Mexico.
                     Air Conditioning                                North America began on the eastern shores             By 1595, over 18 million people had died
                                                                                                                                                                          This war spread to North America and
                                                                                                                                                                       was called “Queen Anne’s War.” Spain and
                                                                     of the Atlantic Ocean.                            of smallpox, mumps, measles and other           England were enemies, so war broke out
                                                                         A trail of human suffering and carnage        European diseases.                              on the Florida frontier.
                                                                     was left in its wake as it moved painfully            The European diseases followed the             British militia and Indian allies from
                                                                     westward to the Pacific Ocean.                     Spanish when they started settling La Flor-     South Carolina invaded North Florida, at-
                                                                         What was this instrument of death that        ida.                                            tacking the Spanish settlements.
                                                                     killed millions of Native Americans?                  Epidemics hit the Spanish missions in          The English invasion advanced south to
                                                                         It is time to take “A Walk in the Past”       North Florida in 1595, 1612-1617, 1649-50,      the Florida Keys.
                                                                     and read about Pandora’s Box in the New           and 1655-56, devastating the local Native          Historians believe it was the English in-
                                                                     World.                                            American populations.                           vasion that exposed South Florida Indians
                                                                         In Greek Mythology, a woman called                The Timucua and Apalachee Indian Na-        to European diseases.
                                                                     Pandora was given a large jar and instruct-       tions had dominated North Florida before
                    Livestock & Feed                                 ed by the Greek God, Zeus, to never open          the Spanish invaded their homelands.
                                                                                                                                                                          The South Florida Indian Nations were
                                                                                                                                                                       reduced in number and became victims to
                                                                     the jar.                                              They resisted change and remained           another problem - slavery.
                                                                         She was also given the gift of curiosity      powerful, even after the Spanish estab-            There will be more “Tale Tales” in next
                                                                     and eventually succumbed to its charms            lished settlements and missions in their ter-   week’s edition “A Walk in The Past,” when
                                                                     and opened the jar.                               ritories.                                       the English and Indian allies destroy the
                                                                         All the evils, ills and diseases escaped          However, they couldn’t resist the epi-      Florida Indian Nations.
                                                                     from the jar to forever plague mankind.           demics that struck and tore their Indian Na-       I hope you have enjoyed this story. Con-
                                                                         The Europeans symbolically brought            tions into remnants.                            tact the Clewiston Museum if you have
                                                                     Pandora’s Box to the New World and un-                Their once, large populations were          questions, artifacts, pictures, or a “Whale
                                                                     knowingly released many diseases on the           decimated and reduced to small pockets
                                Roofing                              Native Americans.                                 of Indians that were scattered across North
                                                                                                                                                                       of a Tale” that you would like to share.
                                                                                                                                                                          The Museum’s hours are Monday
                                                                         The results were so horrendous that Ar-       Florida.                                        through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and
                                                                     cheologists and Historians are still attempt-         The balance of power that formally ex-      Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
                                                                     ing to bridge and interpret the gaps and          isted between the Indians and the Spanish,        Butch Wilson is the Clewiston Museum Direc-
                                                                     missing links of past Native American cul-        now shifted to the Spanish.                      tor. He can be reached at clewistonmuseum@
                                                                     tures that were erased or severely impacted           The epidemics were slower reaching          embarqmail.com, or by phone at 863-983-2870.




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                                                                    gency cell number for the tour day, the date                              Treatment Area 5.
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Harlem residents search for arsonist in park fire     “I try to keep it clean,” he said, while he
Fire at local                                    studied what was left of the swing -- a melted
playground spurs                                 twist of plastic. “Why they went and burned
                                                 the equipment, I just don’t understand it.”
action                                               On the night of the fire, his daughter
                                                 woke him from sleep, telling him that a fire
By Jose Jesus Zaragoza                           was burning at the playground.
Clewiston News                                       To show that they mean business, some-
     HARLEM -- Residents in Harlem are prov-     one offered money as a reward for the
ing to all would-be criminals that they won’t    identity of the arsonist. Another heard and
sit back and watch their community come          pitched in, and then another, and another.
under attack.                                    Soon, the community had a mission.
     Mere hours after the local fire department       Residents planned a meeting that
responded to a suspicious fire at a nearby        Wednesday, and hoped that someone out
playground, residents and community lead-        there would step forward with information
                                                 to lead to the arrest of the suspect.
ers banded to find the party responsible.
                                                     “I’m sure the reward is going to turn up
     The act seemed disgraceful: the fire
                                                 some information,” said Ms. Taylor. “This is
burned on rubber mulch, on the merry-go-         a community effort. We have signs on every
round, and on the slide, where normally          church.”
children play.                                       The scary part, Ms. Taylor said, is that it
     Who would be so bold to start a fire in      seems this may not be the first time the ar-                                                                                                 INI/Ashley Smith
plain view? And why target a playground?         sonist has struck. Residents reported a tree       Concerned residents have come together to offer an award leading to the ar-
     That’s the question residents asked them-   on fire last week that seemed to closely mir-       rests of anyone involved in the fire. Residents of Harlem are determined to keep
selves.                                          ror that at the playground.                        its parks and entire community safe for their children.
     “We’ve never had anyone do any dam-             The progression from a tree to a play-
age to our park,” said Janet Taylor, Hendry      ground indicates that the person may have          canvass the community until the suspects           of place. That kind of mentality may be just
County Commissioner. “For anybody to             bigger targets in mind. The fear is that the       were found and arrested.                           the thing to find the mysterious person be-
commit a crime like that, that’s awful.”         next attack could be on a home.                        “This is probably kids with not a whole        hind the fires.
     On Tuesday, John Williams surveyed the          The consensus is that no one in the com-       lot to do,” Rev. McNealy said. “This is a crim-       “We don’t want any arsonists in our com-
damage as he and a partner bleached the          munity will allow that to happen.                  inal act. The people who did this knew what        munity, or anybody else’s community,” said
equipment. Each Wednesday or Thursday                “This is the first place I have lived where     they were doing.”                                  Ms. Taylor. “We need that person, or those
John’s job as a Hendry County employee           people really take pride in their community,”          If nothing else, citizens have pledged to      persons, off the streets.”
required that he mow the lawn and pick up        said Rev. Gary McNealy, who promised to            stay vigilant, keep an eye out, and report            News Editor Jose Zaragoza can be reached at
litter at the playground.                                                                           anything that might seem suspicious or out                              jzaragoza@newszap.com.


                                                 whether or not to enter into a contract with          In its current form, the contract states that   interim manager’s salary and benefits pack-
Manager                                          Mr. Johnson for consulting services.
                                                     Commissioners will decide if they will
                                                                                                    the city would require Mr. Johnson to pro-
                                                                                                    vide a minimum of 50 hours of service each
                                                                                                                                                       age. Typically, department heads asked to
                                                                                                                                                       fill in as temporary managers have had their
Continued From Page 1                            pay Mr. Johnson a fee of $5,000 monthly            month. The term of the contract is month-          pay and benefits increased to reflect the add-
   Since then, Mr. Johnson has offered to        for his work in “providing technical and city      to-month, with the city having the option to       ed responsibilities of managing the city.
continue working with the city through the       management support services” to the inter-         cancel it at any time.                                 Leaders are looking at bringing the chief ’s
transition period and an offer by him is on      im manager.                                           The length of the contract may be deter-        salary closer in line to Mr. Johnson’s salary
the table for consideration.                         “The city is need of assistance in the over-   mined by how long the city is expected to          at the time of his retirement: $92,462.
   During the meeting scheduled for this         all management of its daily service opera-         take in selecting a new manager.                      News Editor Jose Zaragoza can be reached at
Monday, commissioners will be voting             tions,” the agreement reads.                          Commissioners will also be voting on the                             jzaragoza@newszap.com.


Briefs cont.
urday, April 18 at the Harlem Academy Day Weigh-in will take place at Roland and Mary               Chamber of Commerce, or by downloading           We need skill volunteers to do home re-
Care Center. The auditions start at 9 a.m. Ann Martin’s Marina.                                     from the Events and Festivals listing at www.
   For more information, contact Sandra       Please call Clewiston Bass Anglers for                Clewiston.org. Call 863-983-5269 for more pairs. Material donations are also needed.
Rowley, 863-677-1509.                      more information about sign-ups or any                   information.
                                           other concerns at 863-983-0544, 863-677-                                                               Call Renee at 863-983-2390 to volunteer.
                                           0162 or 863-885-1684.
Retirement Social for City                                                                          Ladies VFW Dinners
Manager Wendell Johnson                                                                           The Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW 4185 has
                                                 Sugar Recipe Contest is now                   Wednesday Night Dinners to eat in or take
   The City of Clewiston will host a retire-
ment social for City Manager Wendell John-
                                                 accepting                                     out, open to the public.
                                                                                                  The menu is different each week and din-
son on April 16, 2009 at 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.     recipes from hopefuls                         ners are available from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for
at Clewiston City Hall. Please come by and           Calling all cooks!                        a $7 donation.                                                Sat., April 18 • 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
bid Mr. Johnson farewell. Call Marilyn at            Recipes are now being received for the       You can call the Post at 863-983-9748 to
                                                                                                                                                                          TRACTOR SUPPLY
863-983-1484 for more information.               2009 Sweet Taste of Sugar contest to be held get the menu and to place your order.                          West Sugarland Hwy • Clewiston, FL • 863-983-6926
                                                 at the Sugar Festival on Saturday, April 25.     The Post is located at 501 S. Francisco St.,
10th Annual Sugar                                    Categories are cakes, candies, cookies/ Clewiston.                                                                              HEARTWORM
                                                 brownies, pies, sweet breads/pastries, sweet
Festival Bass                                    creations, and youth.                         Volunteer’s needed for                                                    Save money on your favorite Heartworm
                                                     New this year: Everyone will get a chance
Tournament                                       to sample the entries at 10:30 a.m.           recovery efforts                                                            and flea products such as Revolution,
                                                                                                                                                                             Heartgard, Comfortis & Frontline
    The 10th Annual Sugar Festival Bass Tour-        More prizes, and no limit on the number      CREW is still helping Hendry and Glades
nament will take place on Sunday, April 26       of entries! Recipe forms available by request county residents recover from Hurricane
at the Clewiston public boat ramp.               at Sweettaste@embarqmail.com, or can Wilma, Tropical Storm Ernesto and Tropical
    Sign-ups will begin that morning at 5 a.m.   be picked up at the Clewiston Library, the Storm Faye.

				
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