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Polk Deputies Investigating Possible Murder Attempted Suicide -

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Haines City Man Arrested on Two Counts Possession of Child Pornography and One Count Tampering with Evidence -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives Conducting Stabbing Death Investigation -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Hope for Charlotte Fundraiser – Saturday August 29, 2015 -

Friday, July 31, 2015

KEEP YOUR COOL IN THE HEAT -

Friday, July 31, 2015

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Friday, July 31, 2015

HOSPITAL DISASTER DRILL TESTS RESPONSE -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Three Arrested For Trafficking and Other Related Drug Charges -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Nelson Robinson Wanted for First Degree Murder and Attempted Murder is Now In Custody -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Multiple People Shot In Mulberry -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

4 Polk County Men Among 5 People Killed In Horrific Crash -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Lakeland Police Find Decomposed Body In Car -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Remains Of Decomposing Adult Body Found Behind Polk Home -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Looking for Something To Do on August 8, 2015? Well, Here’s a Suggestion – Come Out and Watch a Battle of Badges on Bases! -

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS *** KNOW THE LAW *** Q&A WITH OUELLETTE LAW FIRM -

Monday, July 27, 2015

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Monday, July 27, 2015

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Monday, July 27, 2015

HIDTA Task Force Makes 11 Arrests in Haines City -

Monday, July 27, 2015

COOKING ON THE RIDGE: Minty Watermelon Salad -

Monday, July 27, 2015

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    Nothing Like Celebrating the Best of The Best

    Nothing like celebrating with the best of the best – On Tuesday, July 21, 2015, Sheriff Grady Judd joined the Frostproof 12 and Under (Ponytails Traditional) Girls Softball team as they celebrated their State Title win. These state champions will now move up to the World Series in Hartsville, South Carolina. They leave on July 23 and are not planning on returning until they capture the World Series Championship on July 27, 2015! Swing Away Frostproof!

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    Congratulations to Frostproof Little League Teams for Awesome Accomplishments This Season

    From July 3-5, 2015, the Frostproof Youthball (Dixie Youth organization) Allstars 12 and Under Girls softball team, along with the 10 and Under Girls softball team, both captured the District  V Championship and traveled to the State Championship in Midway, Florida. The 10 and Under Girls won State runner-up after being undefeated throughout the district and state tournaments until the last game.   The 12 and Under Girls softball team, under the coaching of Steven Weir, Matt Scott, Mary Scott and Vince Garrett, captured the State Championship to gain the title of Dixie Youth Florida State Champions 12U Traditional. These girls worked…

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    UPDATE: Driver from Last Evenings Crash Has Succumbed to His Injuries

    UPDATE: The driver in last evening’s Frostproof crash, Reginald Burnett, has succumbed to his injuries at Lakeland Regional Health Center and has been declared deceased. In response to your other inquiries, the four occupants of the car were friends; it is unclear where they were heading to or from at the time of the crash. The families are extremely distraught. We have no new information about the crash and appreciate your assistance in spreading the word about locating the other car witnessed near the scene. Original Release: The PCSO Traffic Unit is investigating a traffic crash in Frostproof that occurred last evening, and seeking…

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    Three Men Killed & One Critically Injured In Frostproof Crash

      The PCSO Traffic Unit is investigating a traffic crash in Frostproof that occurred last evening, and seeking the public’s help for more information. Preliminary information so far is as follows: Around 10:15 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, 2015, a black 2015 Dodge four-door car being driven by 29-year-old Reginald Burnett Jr. of Avon Park was heading southbound on U.S. 27 between CR 630-A and U.S. 98 in Frostproof when, for unknown reasons, Burnett lost control and the car left the roadway, striking a concrete culvert in front of 8434 U.S. Hwy 27. The car came to rest in a…

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Have You Seen 6 Yr. Old Meredith Jessie & Her Grandfather

Aug 1, 2015

Six-year-old Meredith Jessie, and her grandfather, 50-year-old Mark Weekly, were last seen on July 18, 2015, at Weely’s home on Drane Field Road, Lakeland, when Meredith was left in Weekly’s care.  They were reported missing by a family member today, August 1, 2015.    Meredith is described as being a white female child, three feet tall and weighing approximately 55 pounds.  She has sandy-blonde hair cut in a very short style.  Meredith has brown eyes and has a light complexion.   Mark Weekly is described as being a white male approximately 5’7” tall and weighing approximately 190-200 pounds.  He has…

Have You Seen 6 Yr. Old Meredith Jessie & Her Grandfather

Aug 1, 2015

Six-year-old Meredith Jessie, and her grandfather, 50-year-old Mark Weekly, were last seen on July 18, 2015, at Weely’s home on Drane Field Road, Lakeland, when Meredith was left in Weekly’s care.  They were reported missing by a family member today, August 1, 2015.    Meredith is described as being a white female child, three feet tall and weighing approximately 55 pounds.  She has sandy-blonde hair cut in a very short style.  Meredith has brown eyes and has a light complexion.   Mark Weekly is described as being a white male approximately 5’7” tall and weighing approximately 190-200 pounds.  He has…

Polk Deputies Investigating Possible Murder Attempted Suicide

Aug 1, 2015

Lakeland,  Florida – At approximately 8:52 am, on Friday, July 31, 2015, Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a residence on Crystal Hills Loop South, Lakeland, after receiving a call about a female being found unresponsive at the home. Emergency medical services arrived and determined 43-year-old Angela Honeycutt, who lived at the residence with her adult daughter, was deceased. Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide detectives arrived and assumed the investigation. During the investigation, another call was received about a suspicious vehicle, a black Jeep Wrangler, located a mile away in an industrial area of Reynolds Road. Deputies arrived and…

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Have You Seen 6 Yr. Old Meredith Jessie & Her Grandfather

Six-year-old Meredith Jessie, and her grandfather, 50-year-old Mark Weekly, were last seen on July 18, 2015, at Weely’s home on Drane Field Road, Lakeland, when Meredith was left in Weekly’s care.  They were reported missing by a family member today, August 1, 2015.    Meredith is described as being a white female child, three feet tall and weighing approximately 55 pounds.  She has sandy-blonde hair cut in a very short style.  Meredith has brown eyes and has a light complexion.   Mark Weekly is described as being a white male approximately 5’7” tall and weighing approximately 190-200 pounds.  He has…

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KEEP YOUR COOL IN THE HEAT

KEEP YOUR COOL IN THE HEAT By: Mitzie Ballintine, ARNP     Summer’s blistering heat brings with it a need to protect yourself from heat-related illnesses while doing all those outdoor activities for which Central Florida is famous.   When you are planning outdoor activities, check the temperature and heat index forecast. Try to plan outdoor activities during the cooler parts of the day.   Spending time in cool, air conditioned areas is the best way to prevent heat illness, but when you are in the heat, make sure to wear loose, light colored clothing and drink lots of water….

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The Summer is HOT! 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.

The Summer is HOT!  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. You may not know why it is important to get your A/C system maintained. Here are a few good reasons: Longer life of the unit, lower power bills because it runs more efficiently, less money spent on repairs, and it will perform better. Don’t wait, call now! They are offering their Total System Rejuvination for only $29.95. Tell them Daily Ridge sent you  and you will receive your Service Call for Free….

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HOSPITAL DISASTER DRILL TESTS RESPONSE

HOSPITAL DISASTER DRILL TESTS RESPONSE   Lake Wales, FL – Lake Wales Medical Center took part in a mock disaster drill on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 that tested the preparedness and response of its staff.   “The goal of this exercise is to test the ability of the hospital to receive and treat a variety of patient acuities during a community disaster,” said Thomas Gibson, engineering director at LWMC.   The scenario for the practice event was a simulated tornado that touched down in a local senior community. Nine “victims” were transported to LWMC.   According to Gibson, emergency management…