July 16, 2014

Headlines Now:

Wacky Wednesday – Chile Releases Official Study on UFO Photos -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Cooking on the Ridge: Mixed Greens with Fruit & Honey-Glazed Walnuts -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

AMAC Applauds Introduction of SAVE Medicare Home Healthcare Act -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Polk County Utilities Annual Water Quality Reports Available -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Men Caught Poaching Turtles From Crooked & Walk-In-Water Lakes -

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Most Lake Wales Charter Schools FCAT Scores Exceptional -

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Man Sought On 3 Counts of Attempted Murder In Winter Haven -

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Man Arrested In Lake Wales Kidnapping -

Monday, July 14, 2014

Administration Takes Heat For New Border Crisis, Says AMAC -

Friday, July 11, 2014

Fun Friday – Have a Family Date to the Movies at Eagle Ridge Cinemas -

Friday, July 11, 2014

Competition To Honor PCSO Canine Team -

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Lake Wales Police Department Looking for These People For Use of Stolen Credit Cards -

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Benefit for William “Bill” Pond To Continue Needed Treatment for Recovery -

Thursday, July 10, 2014

UPDATE: Auburndale Police Searching for Two Robbery Suspects -

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Inmate Hid in Laundry Basket to Escape -

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

June 29th Carjacking Investigation Update: Final Two Suspects Arrested -

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Florida Supreme Court Rejects Eddie Wayne Davis’ Appeal: Execution Set for Thursday -

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Duke Energy Fort Meade Facility Fire -

Monday, July 7, 2014

Man Stole Cell Phone and Posted This Pic to Victims Facebook Page -

Monday, July 7, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE – Spicy Honey-Glazed Chicken Breasts -

Monday, July 7, 2014

Polk County Utilities Annual Water Quality Reports Available

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BARTOW, Fla. (July 15, 2014) – Polk County Utilities has the annual Water Quality Reports for all 22 public water systems operated by PCU available online for review or download.  Go to Polk-County.net, click on “Utilities”, then “Water Quality”. To request a paper copy, please call the PCU office at (863) 298-4100.

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UPDATE: 2 Dogs in Babson Park Missing Their Owner!

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Two more dogs returned home safely!   Please help find the owners of these 2 dogs! They are safe for now, but cannot stay for long. Found in Babson Park roaming the area between Seminole and Regal Court.  If these are your dogs let us know so we can get them home!  

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CLEAN UP YOUR FAVORITE LAKE DURING LAKES APPRECIATION MONTH

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POLK COUNTY, FL – July is Lakes Appreciation Month! The Lakes Education/Action Drive (LE/AD), a non-profit organization whose goal is to provide environmental and water resource education to citizens around Polk County, invites you to pick a lake and a time in July to clean up your favorite lake. Lakes Appreciation Month is a national event that originated from the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS), whose purpose is to forge partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster the management and protection of lakes and reservoirs for today and tomorrow. For us in Polk County that means an opportunity…

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Polk County Fire Rescue Employee Makes Strides for Drowning Prevention

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Polk County, Fla. (June 18, 2014) – The state of Florida leads the country in drowning deaths of children ages one to four and Polk County has averaged nearly three per year for the last 10 years. Already this year there have been two drownings and one near drowning in the county, which is setting a fire inside one Polk County Fire Rescue employee to do something. “Witnessing these events first hand has inspired a passion in me to somehow stop or at least drastically decrease the number of these tragic accidents,” said engineer/paramedic Blaise Dillman. Blaise’s love for endurance…

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Puppy Found in Babson Park

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If your Puppy is missing, our readers have found one. Found this sweet boy at the Mini Macs in Babson Park! He has a black collar but no tags!! Please help find his family!! If he’s yours message us and we’ll get you in touch with the person who found him.

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Mason David-Wayne Allen 11/22/06 -05/03/2014

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Mason David-Wayne Allen, 7 of Babson Park passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014 at his residents of Battens Disease. He was born November 22, 2006 in Davenport, Florida and has been a lifelong resident of the area. He was a student and attended the Waverly Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his Grandfather Carl Wayne Price. Survivors include his Mother Christy Ann Price Croft and Father Charles Robertson Allen of Babson Park, Florida; Brothers; Hunter Croft and Landon Croft both of Babson Park; Paternal Grandparents Dwight Allen, Marcia Watson and Julie Speight; Paternal Great Grandmother; Martha Everett; Maternal…

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Suspect Wanted In Babson Park Robbery – Have You Seen Malvin Merriman?

Suspect  22-year-old Malvin Merriman

Do you know where 22-year-old Malvin Merriman is? PCSO Detectives have positively identified Merriman as the suspect responsible for stealing a television and ransacking several rooms at a residence in the 1000 block of North Scenic Hwy in Babson Park, Florida. His last known address is 3744 Buffalo Court in Jacksonville. He is described as a black male, 5’10″ tall, 150 lbs. If anyone has information on this suspect’s whereabouts they are urged TO CALL 1-800-226-TIPS or LOG ONTO www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com. ANONYMITY IS GUARANTEED! iPhone and Droid users can download a free tip submit app to anonymously report crime. To install…

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