April 21, 2015

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – APRIL 21, 2015 -

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

UPDATE: Barricaded Man At Business On N. 98 Polk County SWAT On Scene -

Monday, April 20, 2015

Lake Wales Police Looking for Winter Haven Resident Stedman Hawthorne -

Monday, April 20, 2015

Cooking on the Ridge : Lemon Thyme Chicken Thighs -

Monday, April 20, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – APRIL 20, 2015 -

Monday, April 20, 2015

Small Airplane Crash in Lakeland : Pilot Survives -

Monday, April 20, 2015

UPDATE: PCSO is Conducting a Death Investigation Involving a Train That Struck a Pedestrian -

Monday, April 20, 2015

BERKAU SELECTED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT LWMC -

Monday, April 20, 2015

Fun Friday – The Story of Jesus – Hardee County Cattleman’s Arena -

Friday, April 17, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – APRIL 17, 2015 -

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking the Public’s Help in Locating a Wanted Subject -

Friday, April 17, 2015

Lakeland Citizen FAYE BEYER – LCPAAA Volunteer of the Year -

Friday, April 17, 2015

“STEP RIGHT UP, CANCER SURVIVORS!” -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Today April 16, 2015 is Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome Awareness Day -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Substitute Nurse From Lake Wales Arrested For Having Gun’s On Garden Grove Campus -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – APRIL 16, 2015 -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Oasis Spa – Call Now to Schedule Your Appointment -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Haines City Teen Charged With Second Degree Murder After Theft of Alleged Drug Dealer -

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – House Sits in Middle of Road for Decades -

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – APRIL 15, 2015 -

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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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39 Mile Scenic Highway Yard Sale Saturday November 1 from 8 to 2

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Travel State Road 17, the beautiful Ridge Scenic Highway and visit us at seven great official locations: Haines City: Lake Eva Banquet Hall, 799 Johns Ave. & S. 8th St Dundee: Dundee Community Center, 603 Lake Marie Drive Lake of the Hills: Community Clubhouse 47 East Starr Ave, off SR 17 Lake Wales: CSX Trailhead: 450 N Scenic Hwy Babson Park: Across from Webber International University. 1050 N Scenic Hwy Ridge Audobon Center 200 N Crooked Lake Drive Frostproof: Downtown along E Wall Street at SR 17 Rain or Shine! Rent space for $10 at selected locations. Fundraiser event –…

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Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event in Bartow

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Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event in Bartow   BARTOW, Fla.  – Polk County residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste and electronic equipment for no additional cost during a collection event hosted by Polk County’s Waste & Recycling Division. The collection will take place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 18 at the Bartow High School, located at 1270 South Broadway in Bartow.   Household hazardous materials accepted during the event include: cleaners, polishes, solvents, automotive products, aerosol cans, insecticides, disinfectants, paint products, batteries and pool chemicals. Residents can drop off up to five electronic items…

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