January 29, 2015

Headlines Now:

Tragic Drowning Accident Takes Life Of Toddler -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JANUARY 29, 2015 -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Arrest Frostproof Teacher on Marijuana Drug Charges -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Cooking on the Ridge – Touch Down Chili -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

PCSO Working Home Invasion In Auburndale -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Dragging Polk Sheriff’s Deputy -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Ridge Classifieds Listing : Recently Foreclosed, Special Financing Available, Any Credit, Any Income -

Friday, January 23, 2015

MANDI DUNAWAY SELECTED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT LAKE WALES MEDICAL CENTER -

Friday, January 23, 2015

Fun Friday – Central Florida Rum and Food Experience 2015 -

Friday, January 23, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JANUARY 23, 2015 -

Friday, January 23, 2015

Here’s Your Chance to Win 2 Free Tickets to Wine Walk & Shop -

Friday, January 23, 2015

PCSO & LWPD Currently Working Situation Near John’s Appliance On Hwy 27 S. -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JANUARY 22, 2015 -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Witnesses Report Plane Struck Lakeland Warehouse Building & Burst Into Flames -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Hwy 27 Totally Blocked In Sebring After Rollover Accident and Onlooker Accident -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JANUARY 21, 2015 -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – Hotel Owner Finds Tree Stump That Looks Like E.T. -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Ridgeclassifieds.com Listing: Recently Forclosed, Special Financing Available, Any Credit, Any Income -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Lake Wales Wine Walk & Shop – Join us for a Roaring 1920′s Themed Event to Celebrate 100 Year Anniversary of Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

UPDATE: Traffic Fatality On US Hwy 17 Blocking Lanes -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Fatal Accident Blocking Southbound Lanes of Hwy 27 In Avon Park

Fatal Crash In Avon Park Involving Motorcycle

Avon Park, Florida – According to the Florida Highway Patrol an accident occurred on Hwy 27 & S.R. 64 in Avon Park this afternoon. One person has been reportedly killed, but confirmation of the victim has not been release pending notification of the family. The Southbound lanes of Hwy 27 are blocked. The Northbound lanes are reportedly moving. The accident is believed to have been a motorcycle vs. SUV. The Daily Ridge is in contact with FHP  and we will provide updates they come available.

Read More

Traffic update: All Southbound Lanes on Hwy 27 Blocked for Crash Involving Fatilities

Breaking-News

All Southbound lanes of Hwy 27 Blocked  by South Avon Blvd in Avon Park.  Traffic being re-routed via west Alamanda around the crash scene.  As of now we know that 1 person did not survive the accident and 1 was medi-vaced and one was trasnported by ambulance.  Cannot confirm that the motorcyclist was the one killed.   We will provide more as it available.  Drive carefully through the area.

Read More

Pet Fest 2013

PetFest2013small

Polk County animal controls annual Pet Fest is right around the corner! Dec 7th 10am to 4pm Polk County Animal Control Shelter 7115 De Castro Road Winter Haven, Florida Lots of fun activities, pet care clinics and special demonstrations. Download the full flyer here.

Read More

5 Avon Park Residents Arrested After Shootout That Left Two US Marshall’s Shot

Two US Marshall's Shot In Sebring Florida

Sebring, Florida -The Highlands County Sheriff’s Office has been working with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration through our local Task Force to identify a high level narcotics drug trafficking ring. The members of the Task Force included DEA, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Marshal, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Sebring Police Department, Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office, St. Lucie Sheriff’s County Office, and the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office. These suspects have been supplying a large portion of the drugs to our central Florida area. They were dealing multi kilograms of cocaine and ounces of crack…

Read More

Fright Night Haunted House Supporting Avon Park VFW This Weekend

Fright Night

Avon Park, Florida – Friday, October 25 through Saturday, October 26 – Avon Park Haunted House Haunted House Where: Fright Night Haunted House VFW Avon Park 75 North Olivia Drive, Avon Park, Florida 33825 When: 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Who: Fright Night Haunted House How: No reservations required Cost: $3.00 per person For more info: Contact VFW post 863-452-9853.

Read More

Homes needed! Can you really say “no” to these faces?

Robin

In cooperation with Polk County Animal Control: These animals are available at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control located at 7115 de Castro Road Winter Haven, Fl. 33880 Kennel Adoption hours are Monday – Saturday 10am to 4pm. Phone: 863-499-2600 Cats are $40.00 Puppies and Kittens under 6 months are $40.00 Dogs are $70.00 The adoption price includes vaccinations, rabies license tag, dewormer, microchip, and spay or neuter.   1. Choco Chip – “I whip my tail back and forth, I whip my tail back and forth…I need some kids to sing with me! ….I whip my tail back…

Read More

WHPD Arrest Two Avon Park Women & Are Searching For Another

Grand Theft

Winter Haven, Florida – Winter Haven Police have arrested two Avon Park women and are searching for a third for stealing more than $980 worth of merchandise from K-Mart. On 1-4-13 at approximately 6:50 p.m., associates at the Winter Haven K-Mart (6015 Cypress Gardens Blvd., SE) observed Precious Elissia McGhee (B/F, 11/19/83, 1680 North Delaware Ave., Avon Park, FL) and Kateta Harris James (B/F, DOB 12/8/77, 910 W. Gwendolynn St., Avon Park, FL) and a third unknown black female enter the store and begin to select numerous items from all around the store. The items were then placed in shopping…

Read More