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$10,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF DANNY THOMPSON -

Monday, August 3, 2015

Polk County Provides Sandbag Fill Sites -

Monday, August 3, 2015

FLORIDA’S EXTENDED BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY KICKS OFF THIS FRIDAY -

Monday, August 3, 2015

Cooking On The Ridge: Holding On To Summer: Lemon Blueberry Strawberry Cake -

Monday, August 3, 2015

Sheriff Grady Judd : Mother/Daughter A Cold Blooded Murderer -

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Have You Seen 6 Yr. Old Meredith Jessie & Her Grandfather -

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Have You Seen 6 Yr. Old Meredith Jessie & Her Grandfather -

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Polk Deputies Investigating Possible Murder Attempted Suicide -

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Haines City Man Arrested on Two Counts Possession of Child Pornography and One Count Tampering with Evidence -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives Conducting Stabbing Death Investigation -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Hope for Charlotte Fundraiser – Saturday August 29, 2015 -

Friday, July 31, 2015

KEEP YOUR COOL IN THE HEAT -

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Summer is HOT! Don’t let your A/C maintenance go! You need to get your A/C system checked and cleaned by the professionals at Iceberg Air Conditioning. -

Friday, July 31, 2015

HOSPITAL DISASTER DRILL TESTS RESPONSE -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Three Arrested For Trafficking and Other Related Drug Charges -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Nelson Robinson Wanted for First Degree Murder and Attempted Murder is Now In Custody -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Multiple People Shot In Mulberry -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

4 Polk County Men Among 5 People Killed In Horrific Crash -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Lakeland Police Find Decomposed Body In Car -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Remains Of Decomposing Adult Body Found Behind Polk Home -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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    $10,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF DANNY THOMPSON

    $10,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF DANNY THOMPSON   PCSO and Heartland Crime Stoppers are partnering to offer the increased reward. The originally released information remains the same:   Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating 39-year-old Danny Coleman Thompson, Jr., who is wanted in connection to a shooting investigation at MES-GCI Construction, located at 2360 Old Highway 60, Mulberry.   Thompson is described as being a white male, approximately 6’2”. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a cap, t-shirt and blue jeans. His last known address…

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    Polk County Provides Sandbag Fill Sites

    Polk County Provides Sandbag Fill Sites   BARTOW, Fla. (August 3, 2015) – As a proactive measure while the rains continue, sandbags will be provided to Polk County residents at 14 Polk County Fire Rescue stations.  A maximum of 25-30 sandbags will be provided to each household to help prevent water intrusion into the home. Beginning at 2 p.m. today, the following locations will provide sand and sandbags so bring your shovel and get prepared.  ·        Babson Park Fire Station – 714 South Alt. 27 in Babson Park ·        Caloosa Lake Fire Station – 14684 N US Highway 27 in Lake Wales ·        Cottonwood Fire…

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    FLORIDA’S EXTENDED BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY KICKS OFF THIS FRIDAY

    FLORIDA’S EXTENDED BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY KICKS OFF THIS FRIDAY   Millions of Floridians planning to take advantage of popular tax-free shopping holiday by saving money on key school supplies, clothing and technology TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association representing retailers for over 75 years, reminds Florida families that the state’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday begins this Friday, August 7 and lasts through August 16. This 10-day extension equals the longest back-to-school shopping holiday since it was first started in 1998 and allows shoppers two full weekends to complete their buying needs. A…

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    Cooking On The Ridge: Holding On To Summer: Lemon Blueberry Strawberry Cake

    Ingredients for lemon blueberry strawberry cake: 2 – sticks butter (room temperature) (1 cup) 1 1/3 – cups sugar 3 – eggs 1 – teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 – cup plain greek yogurt 1/2 – cup nonfat milk 1/3 – cup lemon curd 2 1/2 – cups flour 1/2 – teaspoon baking soda 1/2 – teaspoon baking powder 2 – cups blueberries 2 1/2 – cups strawberries powdered sugar to dust top of cake Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees fahrenheit. Grease the edges of a 9×13 inch cake pan with butter then lay a piece of parchment paper or…

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    Sheriff Grady Judd : Mother/Daughter A Cold Blooded Murderer

    Update: Mother of 6 yr. Old girl and daughter of grandfather is allegedly a cold blooded murderer according to Grady Judd. Allegedly she stabbed her daughter & father on the 18th of July. She allegedly put them in totes days later hid the bodies in totes & moved them to the home of Mark Weekly, the grandfather’s, landlord who was out of town on vacation. She then put them in a shed. Cheyanne Jessie, 25, got the idea to put the bodies in totes after watching crime show Criminal Minds. Sheriff Judd advised the media that Cheyanne Jessie went to…

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$10,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF DANNY THOMPSON

Aug 3, 2015

$10,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF DANNY THOMPSON   PCSO and Heartland Crime Stoppers are partnering to offer the increased reward. The originally released information remains the same:   Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating 39-year-old Danny Coleman Thompson, Jr., who is wanted in connection to a shooting investigation at MES-GCI Construction, located at 2360 Old Highway 60, Mulberry.   Thompson is described as being a white male, approximately 6’2”. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a cap, t-shirt and blue jeans. His last known address…

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Polk County Provides Sandbag Fill Sites

Aug 3, 2015

Polk County Provides Sandbag Fill Sites   BARTOW, Fla. (August 3, 2015) – As a proactive measure while the rains continue, sandbags will be provided to Polk County residents at 14 Polk County Fire Rescue stations.  A maximum of 25-30 sandbags will be provided to each household to help prevent water intrusion into the home. Beginning at 2 p.m. today, the following locations will provide sand and sandbags so bring your shovel and get prepared.  ·        Babson Park Fire Station – 714 South Alt. 27 in Babson Park ·        Caloosa Lake Fire Station – 14684 N US Highway 27 in Lake Wales ·        Cottonwood Fire…

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FLORIDA’S EXTENDED BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY KICKS OFF THIS FRIDAY

Aug 3, 2015

FLORIDA’S EXTENDED BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY KICKS OFF THIS FRIDAY   Millions of Floridians planning to take advantage of popular tax-free shopping holiday by saving money on key school supplies, clothing and technology TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association representing retailers for over 75 years, reminds Florida families that the state’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday begins this Friday, August 7 and lasts through August 16. This 10-day extension equals the longest back-to-school shopping holiday since it was first started in 1998 and allows shoppers two full weekends to complete their buying needs. A…

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KEEP YOUR COOL IN THE HEAT

KEEP YOUR COOL IN THE HEAT By: Mitzie Ballintine, ARNP     Summer’s blistering heat brings with it a need to protect yourself from heat-related illnesses while doing all those outdoor activities for which Central Florida is famous.   When you are planning outdoor activities, check the temperature and heat index forecast. Try to plan outdoor activities during the cooler parts of the day.   Spending time in cool, air conditioned areas is the best way to prevent heat illness, but when you are in the heat, make sure to wear loose, light colored clothing and drink lots of water….

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The Summer is HOT! Don’t let your A/C maintenance go! You need to get your A/C system checked and cleaned by the professionals at Iceberg Air Conditioning.

The Summer is HOT!  Don’t let your A/C  maintenance go!   You need to get your A/C system checked and cleaned by the professionals at Iceberg Air Conditioning. You may not know why it is important to get your A/C system maintained. Here are a few good reasons: Longer life of the unit, lower power bills because it runs more efficiently, less money spent on repairs, and it will perform better. Don’t wait, call now! They are offering their Total System Rejuvination for only $29.95. Tell them Daily Ridge sent you  and you will receive your Service Call for Free….

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HOSPITAL DISASTER DRILL TESTS RESPONSE

HOSPITAL DISASTER DRILL TESTS RESPONSE   Lake Wales, FL – Lake Wales Medical Center took part in a mock disaster drill on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 that tested the preparedness and response of its staff.   “The goal of this exercise is to test the ability of the hospital to receive and treat a variety of patient acuities during a community disaster,” said Thomas Gibson, engineering director at LWMC.   The scenario for the practice event was a simulated tornado that touched down in a local senior community. Nine “victims” were transported to LWMC.   According to Gibson, emergency management…

Lake Wales Man Arrested After Allegedly Pulling Gun On Another Man

Lake Wales, Florida -On July 20th Lake Wales Police Officers responded to 1st St. and DR JA Wiltshire (A St. Park) in reference to a disturbance.  The initial officers encountered a large crowd requested additional units. Officers were advised a fight had taken place prior to their arrival.  According to witnesses the fight ended at which time Fenel Celestin and Jamaal Anderson had a verbal altercation.  The altercation ended when Celestin allegedly pulled a firearm from his short’s pocket, threatening Anderson, causing him to retreat for safety.  Anderson reported during the verbal altercation Celestin threatened to kill him.  When Celestin…