October 31, 2014

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Pink Heals Tour Coming to Polk County November 6 -

Friday, October 31, 2014

HAPPY HALLOWEEN – HERE ARE SOME SAFETY TIPS! -

Friday, October 31, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 31, 2014 -

Friday, October 31, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY BROUGHT TO YOU BY KINCAID ALARM COMPANY! -

Friday, October 31, 2014

Fun Friday – CornFusion Crop Maze and Fall Festival -

Friday, October 31, 2014

Stress Less Thursday – Need A Stress Reliever – Try Coloring -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 30, 2014 -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Two Nursing Home Workers Arrested For hitting Man With Alzheimer’s -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Missing and Endangered Elderly Man From Frostproof -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Time to Get Ready for the Polk Senior Games for 2015 -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

39 Mile Scenic Highway Yard Sale Saturday November 1 from 8 to 2 -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Traffic Update: Accident Hunt Brothers Rd and 11th St Lake Wales -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 29, 2014 -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Woman Fakes Ebola At Hospital Emergency Room, Lands In Jail -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Driver Critically Injured In Early Morning Crash On West Memorial Blvd. -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Missing Teens Found – Young Man In Custody -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Two Juveniles Arrested In Lake Wales Business Burglaries -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

What Goes Around Comes Around…Chas Kincaid Coming Home for EP Release Party -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Man Decorated Home In Ebola Quarantine Theme -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 28, 2014 -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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    Pink Heals Tour Coming to Polk County November 6

    Polk County, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2014) – The Pink Heals Tour of Pink Firefighting Apparatus that raise awareness for cancers and other diseases that affect women, will be making a stop in Polk County at Fort Blount Park in Bartow Nov. 6. Polk County Firefighters will fire up the grill for this barbecue lunch event. Hamburger, hot dog and pulled pork sandwich lunches will be available for a $5 to $6 donation to the Polk County Firefighters Benevolent Fund. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In conjunction with the tour, on Nov. 4, 5 and 6, Polk…

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    HAPPY HALLOWEEN – HERE ARE SOME SAFETY TIPS!

    HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS Walk Safely Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. Put electronic devices down and keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street. Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before crossing in front of them. Always walk on sidewalks or paths. If there are no sidewalks, walk facing traffic as far to the left as possible.  Children should walk on direct routes with the fewest street crossings. Watch for cars that are turning or backing up. Teach…

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    POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 31, 2014

    Every weekday  we will have the Polk Mugshot of The Day. The mugshot will be someone arrested in Polk County in the past couple of weeks. The mugshot along with the charges will be posted. Please remember these individuals are innocent until proven guilty. Polk Mugshot of the Day brought to you by    CULP, JONATHAN  JAMES     Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 11/19/1973 Height: 509     Weight: 170  Charges: ROBBERY-BY SUDDEN SNATCHING WO FIREARM OR WEAPON Surety $5000,  BURGL-WITH ASSAULT OR BATTERY No Bond, CONTEMPT OF COURT-VIOL INJUNCTION REPEAT SEX DATE No Bond, BATTERY-TOUCH OR STRIKE No Bond The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not…

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    POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY BROUGHT TO YOU BY KINCAID ALARM COMPANY!

    If you want a reliable company to help make you feel safe in your  home and protect your home while you are away,  then you should contact our Polk Mugshot of the Day Sponsor  at Kincaid Alarm Company today! Visit their website by clicking on Image below!  

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    Fun Friday – CornFusion Crop Maze and Fall Festival

    CornFusion Crop Maze and Fall Festival Saturday November 1, 2014 9:00 am Family Friendly!   Location 13444 Moore RoadLakeland FL 33809Smith Family Ranch Website http://www.smithranchlakeland.com/cornfusion-crop-maze-and-fall-festival.html Facebook Event Page https://www.facebook.com/CornFusionMaze For more information, contact 863.859.6472   Event Description Come join us this fall at our Family Ranch for a fun filled day at CornFusion Crop Maze & Fall Festival. At CornFusion, you will find about 20 acres of fun for all ages! This includes a pumpkin patch and our 8 acre Crop Maze. We also have added some new and exciting things! Family Fun for Everyone! ​Crop Maze Bounce Pillow Farm…

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Pink Heals Tour Coming to Polk County November 6

Oct 31, 2014

Polk County, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2014) – The Pink Heals Tour of Pink Firefighting Apparatus that raise awareness for cancers and other diseases that affect women, will be making a stop in Polk County at Fort Blount Park in Bartow Nov. 6. Polk County Firefighters will fire up the grill for this barbecue lunch event. Hamburger, hot dog and pulled pork sandwich lunches will be available for a $5 to $6 donation to the Polk County Firefighters Benevolent Fund. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In conjunction with the tour, on Nov. 4, 5 and 6, Polk…

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN – HERE ARE SOME SAFETY TIPS!

Oct 31, 2014

HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS Walk Safely Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. Put electronic devices down and keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street. Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before crossing in front of them. Always walk on sidewalks or paths. If there are no sidewalks, walk facing traffic as far to the left as possible.  Children should walk on direct routes with the fewest street crossings. Watch for cars that are turning or backing up. Teach…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 31, 2014

Oct 31, 2014

Every weekday  we will have the Polk Mugshot of The Day. The mugshot will be someone arrested in Polk County in the past couple of weeks. The mugshot along with the charges will be posted. Please remember these individuals are innocent until proven guilty. Polk Mugshot of the Day brought to you by    CULP, JONATHAN  JAMES     Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 11/19/1973 Height: 509     Weight: 170  Charges: ROBBERY-BY SUDDEN SNATCHING WO FIREARM OR WEAPON Surety $5000,  BURGL-WITH ASSAULT OR BATTERY No Bond, CONTEMPT OF COURT-VIOL INJUNCTION REPEAT SEX DATE No Bond, BATTERY-TOUCH OR STRIKE No Bond The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not…

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Time to Get Ready for the Polk Senior Games for 2015

Polk Senior Games 2015 Saturday, February 28, 2015 – March 16, 2015 Two weeks of athletic and recreational competitive events for men and women 50 and years and over. Individual, partner and team events include: Archery, Badminton, Basketball 3 on 3, Basketball Shooting, Billiards, Bocce, Bowling, Bridge, Checkers, Chess, Cribbage, Dancing, Darts, Euchre, Field Events, Fishing, Fly Casting, 18 Hole Golf Singles & Mixed Doubles (NEW), Putt & Chip, Horseshoes, Lawn Bowling, Pepper, Pickleball, Powerlifting, Punt Pass & Kick, Racquetball, 5K Road Race, Scrabble, Senior Smarts, Rifle Shooting, Trap Shooting, Skeet Shooting, Sporting Clays Shooting (NEW), Shuffleboard, Softball, Square Dancing,…

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39 Mile Scenic Highway Yard Sale Saturday November 1 from 8 to 2

Travel State Road 17, the beautiful Ridge Scenic Highway and visit us at seven great official locations: Haines City: Lake Eva Banquet Hall, 799 Johns Ave. & S. 8th St Dundee: Dundee Community Center, 603 Lake Marie Drive Lake of the Hills: Community Clubhouse 47 East Starr Ave, off SR 17 Lake Wales: CSX Trailhead: 450 N Scenic Hwy Babson Park: Across from Webber International University. 1050 N Scenic Hwy Ridge Audobon Center 200 N Crooked Lake Drive Frostproof: Downtown along E Wall Street at SR 17 Rain or Shine! Rent space for $10 at selected locations. Fundraiser event –…

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Traffic Update: Accident Hunt Brothers Rd and 11th St Lake Wales

Please avoid the area if possible.  We will update as we have more information but not know if there are are any injuries at this time. Remember to always drive safely.

2 Juveniles Arrested for burglary at local businesses in Downtown Lake Wales

Two Juveniles Arrested In Lake Wales Business Burglaries

  Lake Wales, Florida – On Thursday evening and Friday morning two Lake Wales juveniles allegedly robbed two local businesses. On Thursday, October 23rd Lake Wales Police Officers responed to 4 Scenic Hwy (Sunoco gas station in reference to an alarm call.  Dispatch advised the alarm showed front glass breakage. Officers responded and observed the front window was shattered.  Officers held perimeter, PCSO air responded, Officer Coppedge with K9 Fly and Officer Joyner conducted a K9 track. The track led officers to the area of Scenic Hwy S and Johnson Ave at which time the track ended. The business owner arrived on…