August 30, 2015

Headlines Now:

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives Arrest Lake Wales Man in Connection to St. Paul Drive Homicide -

Friday, August 28, 2015

Polk City Man Indicted On Murder Charges In July Stabbing -

Friday, August 28, 2015

Joint Task Force Takes Down Winter Haven Child Predator Suspect -

Friday, August 28, 2015

Come In And Get Recharged with One of These Specials at The Oasis Spa -

Friday, August 28, 2015

Fun Friday – Tram Nature Tours at Circle B Bar Reserve -

Friday, August 28, 2015

Our Children’s Academy Receives Grant from The CVS Foundation -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Hope for Charlotte Fundraiser – Saturday August 29, 2015 – At The Frostproof Depot from 11AM to 4PM -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Body Found On Hollingsworth Rd. Ruled Homicide -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Don’t forget YMCA offers Child Care, VPK Before and Afterschool Enrollment -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

426 Additional Charges of Child Pornography against Polk County Jail Imate and “Sextortion” Suspect Daniel Dunfree -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Accident Involving School Bus Vs. Motorcyclist -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Lakeland Fire Department Battle Tire Center Fire -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

11 Month Old Baby Drowns In Family Pool -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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. -

Monday, August 24, 2015

COOKING ON THE RIDGE: BLUEBERRY FOOLS -

Monday, August 24, 2015

Polk County Fire Rescue Makes Reptile Rescue From Fire -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

When Planning on Giving False Identification to Law Enforcement, One Might Know the Criminal History of the Identity Being Used -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Lake Wales Family YMCA – Child Care, VPK, Before and Afterschool -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Sept. 11 Deadline to Contest 2015 Property Values -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Lakeland Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges -

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Fun Friday – Babson Park’s Inaugural Sandy Ridge Music Fest On the shores of Crooked Lake at Webber International University May 9

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Babson Park’s Inaugural Sandy Ridge Music Fest will be held on the shores of Crooked Lake at Webber International University on May 9. The event will be headlined by Emi Sunshine, a 10 year old prodigy from East Tennessee who is gaining national attention. She is a regular performer at The Grand Ole Opry and has appeared on The Today Show, plus she has performed with Marty Stuart at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.Other performers will be local favorites, Small Town Girls, Hubo Bentley & Dim Crooked Fools and Sticky Steve & The Pollinators. Current MusicGirl scholarship recipients will perform with…

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Lady Warriors finish 2nd at 2015 Sun Conference Championship Meet

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  The Lady Warriors of Webber International took the runner’s up position (127 points) for the second consecutive year at the Sun Conference championships behind host Embry Riddle (204 points). Northwood University finished in third with104 points. On day 1 of the championship meet, the Warriors sprinted out to the team scoring lead with all conference performances by junior thrower, Jasmin Thompson in the Javelin (2nd place 118’0″), sophomore sprinter/jumper, Charrie Dennard in the triple jump (1rst place conf. record 40’21/4″), and sophomore jumper, Rachel Fredrick in the high jump (tied for 2nd 5’21/4″). Completing the day was the all-conference 4x800m relay team of Sr. Lauren Nygren, Soph. Kathi…

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Polk County Sheriffs are Searching for the Suspects Involved in this Mornings Burglary of The Mini Mac’s in Babson Park

We know they’re covered up, but do you recognize these guys? Or have any information about a burglary that occurred early this morning at Mini Macs store, 901 North Scenic Hwy in Babson Park?This crime occurred at 4:12 a.m. on March 31, 2015. The three suspects seen here broke the glass in the front door, went in, stole the cash register, some cigars, and cash, and fled. There may be a fourth suspect involved, who stayed outside. The entire burglary took 60 seconds, as you can see on the clock. If you have any information about this incident, you are…

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Webber Men’s Golf Fininsh in 3rd Place at 43rd Annual marine Corps Tournament

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Webber Men’s Golf Fininsh in 3rd Place at 43rd Annual marine Corps Tournament Camp LeJune, N.C., - The Webber International University Warriors men’s golf team finished the 43rd Annual Marine Corps Tournament in third place. The Warriors finished with a three round total of 868, 290-275-303. They were five strokes behind Wittenberg’s 863 and were 17 strokes behind the champions Oglethorpe’s 851. Leading the Warriors on the course were; Claes Isaksson with at three round total of 215, 72-67-76; Stuart Winsby’s 219, 73-73-73; Alex Fellas shot 220, 71-69-80; Greg Gentry also shot a 220, 74-68-78; and William Erickson scored 226, 79-71-76. The Warriors will…

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High Speed Internet for rural areas. Coming SOON.

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High Speed Internet for rural areas. Coming SOON. Do you live in the rural areas where technology has left you behind? The big guys like Brighthouse, Comcast and Verizon have no desire to provide service to these area’s due to the lack of a high return on the investment they would make in expanding their current infrastructure to supply high speed data to those areas. Areas like : Walk-in-water road and Saddlebag portions of Brighthouse. The Lake Rosalie/Walk-in Water area of Comcast. Most of rural Polk county served by Verizon. Tiger Creek Forest Babson Park Well, the solution is coming…

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Woman Suspected of Ingesting Crack Cocaine Dies at Bartow Regional Medical Center

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Woman suspected of ingesting crack cocaine dies at Bartow Regional Medical Center   On Tuesday, December 16, Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies made contact with the residents at 937 Lindus Park Road, Babson Park, in reference to a narcotics complaint. The detectives made contact with Walter Dukes, who was confirmed to be on felony probation for possession of crack cocaine; Stuart Lamphear; Walter Dukes III; and April Rollison.  All four were taken into custody for drug and drug paraphernalia charges based upon crack cocaine, cocaine, marijuana and paraphernalia having been found at the home.  All of the suspects were transported to the…

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Come Join the Fun at the Crooked Lake Boat Parade Saturday Dec 6

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The Crooked Lake Boat Parade will be on Sat Dec 6, 2014 beginning at 6:00pm. Boaters will gather at 5:30pm west of Bob’s Landing off the county park. See route map for times.

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