April 14, 2014

Headlines Now:

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

What Happened To Mary Rhodes – Bones Identified as 35 Year Old Woman -

Monday, April 7, 2014

Man Shot By Winter Haven Home Owner Identified As Mitchell Large -

Monday, April 7, 2014

Mickey Rooney Dead At 93 -

Monday, April 7, 2014

Frostproof Bus Attendant Recovering After Being Run Over -

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Polk Couple Charged In Beating Death of 15 Month Old Child -

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Winter Haven Man Killed In Auburndale Motorcycle Crash Identified -

Thursday, April 3, 2014

84 Year Old Woman Crashes Car Through The Front of CVS Narrowly Missing a Customer -

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Shooting With Casualties Reported at Ft Hood -

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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

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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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House Destroyed by Fire on Hillside Dr Babson Park

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The call was received at 7:54 p.m. on Wednesday February 26, 2014. Polk County Fire Rescue was dispatched at 7:56 p.m., and was on-scene at 8:01 p.m.  The first unit on-scene was engine 921 from our Babson Park station. This home is located at 217 Hillside Dr. in Babson Park. They reported a fully engulfed single story residential structure with heavy flames coming from the roof and established command.    Duke Energy was called to come to the scene to disconnect power to the building.  Around 8:30 PM the Fire Department had control of the fire and around 9:30 they were…

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Babson Park Fire Station Open House

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Two Webber International Volleyball Student-Athletes Named As 2013 Daktronics – NAIA Scholar-Athletes

Taylor Eiken (L) & Katie Lindstrom (R)

Babson Park, Florida – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 391 volleyball student-athletes have been named 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.  Webber International University, located in Babson Park, has two volleyball student-athletes that earned this very honorable distinction. The two Lady Warriors honored are: Taylor Eiken, a senior outside hitter from Port Charlotte and Katie Lindstrom, a senior setter from Daytona Beach. “These two young ladies are blessed with a tremendous work ethic and a huge desire to be successful in all facets of life,” said head coach Brian Goodhind, “and any of their accomplishments do not surprise…

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Babson Park To Host Breakfast With Santa This Saturday!

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Babson Park, Florida – In what is considered one of the highlights of the year in Babson Park the Gnats will host Breakfast With Santa! The annual event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Dale R. Fair Babson Park Elementary. You will have a choice of biscuit’s & Gravy or pancake’s. You will also have a choice of milk, coffee or fruit juice. Tickets are 4$ nor 5$ at the door. The Gnat Chorus and strings will be performing also. The event this year is sponsored by Bob Evans! 

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Crooked Lake Christmas Boat Parade

Crooked Lake Boat Parade

Babson Park, Florida – The Crooked Lake Boat Parade will be held on Dec 14, 2013 beginning at 6:00pm. Boaters will gather at 5:30pm West of Bob’s Landing off the county park. The event had been scheduled for the 7th of Dec, but those plans had to be changed. The annual boat parade is a tradition for families along Crooked Lake. Participating boats should bring a gift for Toys for Tot. Here is a link to a facebook page for a group trying to bring knowledge and awareness about this great natural beauty. Please check it out and “Like” the…

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Pet Fest 2013

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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.

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