April 18, 2014

Headlines Now:

Identity of Man Killed In Fiery Hwy 60 Crash Released -

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Truck Drivers Wanted – Bahamas Cruise Sign On Bonus -

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Readers Want To Know What Is The Halo Around The Sun Today -

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE – Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pie -

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Baby Born With 4 Feet, 4 Hands In China -

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Florida Small Craft Brewers Under Attack From State Law Makers -

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Polk Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Having Sex With Student -

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Haines City Woman Allegedly Steals 250K From Lake Wales Employer -

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Lake Wales Retail Theft Arrests Since April 4 – Other Charges Explain Why LEO Go After Them -

Friday, April 11, 2014

Operation “Sticky Hands” Suspect Exposed By PCSO -

Friday, April 11, 2014

Female Body Found Near Car Of Missing Winter Haven Woman -

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Polk Woman In Critical Condition After Accident Where Alcohol May Be A Factor -

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Pedestrian Struck By Multiple Cars Dies In Lakeland -

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Missing & Possibly Endangered Adult – Have You Seen Lynda Sorrell From Winter Haven -

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Car Flipped Over On Timberlane – Driver Flees Scene Prompting PCSO K9 Pursuit -

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Winter Haven Police Searching For Bank Robbery Suspect -

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Bus Transporting Grove Workers Flipped Over On Hwy27 -

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Sheriff Seeking Public’s Help In Catching Armed Robbery Suspect – He Is Considered Armed & Dangerous -

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Texting Driver: Video -

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Mother Arrested In Lake Wales After Allegedly Having 5 Year Old Help Her Steal -

Monday, April 7, 2014

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  • Fiery Accident On Hwy 60 April 18, 2014

    Identity of Man Killed In Fiery Hwy 60 Crash Released

      Updated Info: The identity of the semi-truck driver: Luis Angel Acosta, DOB 5/12/1958, of  Brandywine Court in Clermont. The identity of the deceased Mercedes driver: Armondo Casanova, DOB 9/9/1978, of  South Church Ave in Tampa The roadway was closed for 7 hours. No charges are pending.   Preliminary information is as follows: Lake Wales, Florida – Just before 2:30 p.m. this afternoon, April 17, 2014, a semi-tractor trailer heading eastbound collided with a Mercedes which was heading westbound. The collision occurred in the eastbound lane. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. The semi driver was uninjured. The driver of…

  • Help Wanted Trucking

    Truck Drivers Wanted – Bahamas Cruise Sign On Bonus

    Local truck driving position class A CDL, 150 mile radius. Multiple positions open by the load or hourly. Good pay, Healthcare, dental and Aflac benefits. Also get free membership at gym “ANYTIME FITNESS” for as long as you work here. APPLY NOW AND GET A FREE CRUISE TO THE BAHAMAS FOR YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONE as a sign on bonus. All applicants subject to screening and approval. Call 863-676-2588 ext 12

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    Readers Want To Know What Is The Halo Around The Sun Today

      Lake Wales, Florida – We have had a bunch of readers contact us here at Daily Ridge wanting to know what is the ring around the sun today. Well it’s similar to the affect we saw on June 4, 2012 which we wrote about then. It’s called a 22 degree halo. According to NASA, the ring appears when high thin clouds cover much of the sky. Those clouds contain milllions of tiny ice crystals, each of which acts like a miniature lens. Full Story

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    COOKING ON THE RIDGE – Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pie

    Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pie Recipe Courtesy of Emeril Lagasse TOTAL TIME: 4 hr 40 min Prep: 4 hr 40 min YIELD: 1 pie   ingredients 1 1/2 cups crushed chocolate cookies 1 cup peanut butter, in all 1/4 pound cream cheese 3/4 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons milk 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts 2 3/4 cups heavy cream, in all 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, combine the cookie crust with 1/4 cup of the peanut butter. Combine the mixture thoroughly and press into a 9-inch springform pan. Bake the…

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    Wacky Wednesday – Baby Born With 4 Feet, 4 Hands In China

    Baby Born With 4 Feet, 4 Hands In China   The Huffington Post  | by  Hilary Hanson     A baby born with four arms and four legs had his extra limbs surgically removed on Friday. The boy, born April 2 in China’s Guangdong Province, is in stable condition after the surgery, the Global Times reports. Yu Jiakang, chief surgeon at Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical Center, told the Yangcheng Evening News that the baby was born joined at the torso to a headless parasitic twin. According to the Evening News, the mother underwent five examinations at various local clinics and…

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Fiery Accident On Hwy 60 April 18, 2014

Identity of Man Killed In Fiery Hwy 60 Crash Released

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  Updated Info: The identity of the semi-truck driver: Luis Angel Acosta, DOB 5/12/1958, of  Brandywine Court in Clermont. The identity of the deceased Mercedes driver: Armondo Casanova, DOB 9/9/1978, of  South Church Ave in Tampa The roadway was closed for 7 hours. No charges are pending.   Preliminary information is as follows: Lake Wales, Florida – Just before 2:30 p.m. this afternoon, April 17, 2014, a semi-tractor trailer heading eastbound collided with a Mercedes which was heading westbound. The collision occurred in the eastbound lane. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. The semi driver was uninjured. The driver of…

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Author K. Carl Smith to Speak At Winter Haven 9-12 Meeting Tonight

Apr 17, 2014

Author K. Carl Smith to speak at the Winter Haven 9-12 Group tonight. The event is taking place at the Chain – O – Lakes Complex.

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – APRIL 17, 2014

Apr 17, 2014

Every weekday around mid-day 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.     CLAY, JORDAN Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 8/15/1988 Height: 601     Weight: 180 Charges:  FLEEING TO ELUDE Bond $2500, LEAVE SCENE CRASH W/PROP DMG Bond $250, OPERATE UNREGISTERED MV Bond $250 The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do…

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Fiery Accident On Hwy 60 April 18, 2014

Identity of Man Killed In Fiery Hwy 60 Crash Released

  Updated Info: The identity of the semi-truck driver: Luis Angel Acosta, DOB 5/12/1958, of  Brandywine Court in Clermont. The identity of the deceased Mercedes driver: Armondo Casanova, DOB 9/9/1978, of  South Church Ave in Tampa The roadway was closed for 7 hours. No charges are pending.   Preliminary information is as follows: Lake Wales, Florida – Just before 2:30 p.m. this afternoon, April 17, 2014, a semi-tractor trailer heading eastbound collided with a Mercedes which was heading westbound. The collision occurred in the eastbound lane. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. The semi driver was uninjured. The driver of…

Help Wanted Trucking

Truck Drivers Wanted – Bahamas Cruise Sign On Bonus

Local truck driving position class A CDL, 150 mile radius. Multiple positions open by the load or hourly. Good pay, Healthcare, dental and Aflac benefits. Also get free membership at gym “ANYTIME FITNESS” for as long as you work here. APPLY NOW AND GET A FREE CRUISE TO THE BAHAMAS FOR YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONE as a sign on bonus. All applicants subject to screening and approval. Call 863-676-2588 ext 12

(Photo provided by S. Fish)

Readers Want To Know What Is The Halo Around The Sun Today

  Lake Wales, Florida – We have had a bunch of readers contact us here at Daily Ridge wanting to know what is the ring around the sun today. Well it’s similar to the affect we saw on June 4, 2012 which we wrote about then. It’s called a 22 degree halo. According to NASA, the ring appears when high thin clouds cover much of the sky. Those clouds contain milllions of tiny ice crystals, each of which acts like a miniature lens. Full Story

Melissa P Ginther (Photo Provided By Lake Wales Police Department)

Haines City Woman Allegedly Steals 250K From Lake Wales Employer

Lake Wales, Florida – On November 19, 2013, Lake Wales Police Detective Ivelisse Rodriguez, was contacted by Pam Thompson, the owner of Central Florida Manufactured Home Sales, a Lake Wales business specializing in manufactured homes re-sales, concerning the theft of money by a former employee. During the course of Detective Rodriguez’s investigation, it was discovered that Melissa Platt Ginther allegedly falsified documents, from 2010 to 2013, in an attempt to hide money that she was suspected of illegally obtaining for her personal use. During the investigation it was determined the amount allegedly stolen exceeded $250,000.00. Ginther was taken into custody…