July 25, 2014

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Help Needed! Construction Work! -

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery -

Thursday, July 24, 2014

LPD Searching For Theft Suspect With Help of Unwitting “Selfie” -

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Two Burglars Who Attacked Homeowner Call The Police For Being Shot At -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Winter Haven Man Arrested In Hwy 27 Road Rage Incident -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mulberry Couple Charged with Impersonating Law Enforcement Officer, Petit Theft, and Fraud -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Lakeland Police are Investigating a Fatal Hit & Run Need Our Help -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Melt the butter; spiny lobster seasons start soon -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Retailers Ready For Expanded Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday August 1-3 -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Fatal Crash Investigation -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – JULY 22, 2003 JESSICA LYNCH PRISONER OF WAR WAS RESCUED -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Family Pit Bull Comes To The Rescue, Wakes Deaf Teenager So They Can Escape Burning Home -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Lakeland Police Looking For Missing/Endangered Adult -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Gulf Red Snapper Recreational Fishing Workshops Start This Month -

Monday, July 21, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : Grilled Salmon and Brown Butter Couscous -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Three Dick Pope/Polk County FPRA Chapter Members Receive Scholarships for FPRA Annual Conference in Orlando -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Home Invasion Suspects Robbed Winter Haven Man At Gunpoint -

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lake Wales Man Killed In Hardee Crash -

Thursday, July 17, 2014

New Restaurant In Lake Wales -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Chile Releases Official Study on UFO Photos -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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    Help Needed! Construction Work!

    Help needed! If you have experience in construction framing/decking, truss setting and laying plywood please email your name and at least one job related reference. Experience will determine start pay. Polk County area. [email protected]

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    Polk County Utilities Annual Water Quality Reports Available

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

    Mr. William “Bill” Pond (71) was diagnosed with severe brain damage from a slip and fall accident and is receiving long-term acute care.  His insurance for a 100 day stay is running out as of July 30, 2014.  This Benefit is going to help him and his family from financial burden to keep him in his current facility where he is making progress towards his recovery. There will be a BBQ dinner and raffle on Saturday July 12, 2014 at Iron Eagle Cycles Located at 330 S Scenic Hwy in Lake Wales Starting at 11:00 AM. $10.00 dinner will include: …

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    Frostproof Man Faces 4-15 Years After Pleading Guilty To DUI Manslaughter

    Bartow, Florida – Jury selection had just gotten underway in the DUI Manslaughter case against Heath Whitaker, DOB 11/25/1978, of Frostproof, yesterday when defense entered a plea of guilty. Whitaker was accused of killing his friend,  33-year-old Adam Walker of Frostproof in an early morning accident on December 15, 2011 (story here) .  Lab results returned to PCSO revealed that Whitaker had a blood alcohol level of 0.153 at the time of the accident. Sentencing has been set for August 14, 2014 and Whitaker faces 15 years in jail with a minimum sentence of 4 years.    

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    CLEAN UP YOUR FAVORITE LAKE DURING LAKES APPRECIATION MONTH

    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 MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JULY 25, 2014

Jul 25, 2014

  Every weekday around mid-day we will have the Polk Mugshot of The Day. The mugshot will be someone arrested in Polk County in the past couple of weeks. The mugshot along with the charges will be posted. Please remember these individuals are innocent until proven guilty.    BROWNING, FILISITY  DELYNN Race: W    Sex: F    DOB: 8/5/1977 Height: 506     Weight: 220  Charges:  POSS USE NARCOTIC PARA Surety $500, POSS OF METH  Surety $1000, POSS METH REMANDED No Bond, POSS DRUG PARA REMANDED No Bond,  VOP GRAND THEFT HILLS CO A/O 07/22/14  NO Bond,  O/B POSS METH  Surety $1000, O/B POSS DRUG PARA  Surety $500 Criminal history started in 2007. The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and…

help

Help Needed! Construction Work!

Jul 25, 2014

Help needed! If you have experience in construction framing/decking, truss setting and laying plywood please email your name and at least one job related reference. Experience will determine start pay. Polk County area. [email protected]

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Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery

Jul 24, 2014

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 39 year old Howard Leon Brown, of 238 Masterpiece Rd Lake Wales. It was reported on July 22, 2014 at approximately 10:40pm Brown knocked on the door at 401 Domaris Ave Apt #1. When a resident answered Brown allegedly began attacking him. Brown allegedly pushed into the residence and continued attacking the resident until he was confronted by other residents inside the apartment. Brown then fled the scene in a green, small sport utility vehicle.   The investigation revealed the victim and Brown…

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Help Needed! Construction Work!

Help needed! If you have experience in construction framing/decking, truss setting and laying plywood please email your name and at least one job related reference. Experience will determine start pay. Polk County area. [email protected]

Howard Brown 03-26-1975

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 39 year old Howard Leon Brown, of 238 Masterpiece Rd Lake Wales. It was reported on July 22, 2014 at approximately 10:40pm Brown knocked on the door at 401 Domaris Ave Apt #1. When a resident answered Brown allegedly began attacking him. Brown allegedly pushed into the residence and continued attacking the resident until he was confronted by other residents inside the apartment. Brown then fled the scene in a green, small sport utility vehicle.   The investigation revealed the victim and Brown…

Lake Wales Man, Mark Douglas Mast, Killed In Hardee County Accident.

Lake Wales Man Killed In Hardee Crash

Updste: FHP Corrected The Victims Name In Fatal Hardee Crash After Readers Advised The Deceased Was Actually Lake Wales Businessman Dennis Mast. Mast is the owner on Mast Bros Inc. Who own Miss Jeans Playland in Lake Wales & Time for Tots in Winter Haven. Hardee County, Florida – According to the Florida Highway Patrol a Lake Wales man named Dennis Mast, of Lake Wales, was killed in an accident on State Road 64 & Charlie Creek. The accident occurred around 10:50pm, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. According to FHP reports Mast was driving a 2012 Ford F150 pickup truck on…

BBQ FUNDRAISER

Lake Wales Fund Raiser To Help With Major Medical Bills

Let’s get together and help this family in need!   Pulled Pork Meal (pulled pork, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans Dessert & Drink) Where:       151 E Central Ave., Lake Wales Ouellette Law Firm   Donation:   $10.00 When:           August 2 Time:             10:00am to 2:00pm Pick up and Go! Carwash cost Donation For Tickets – Check inside or Call Bruce 863-638-0900 All Proceeds go to Quiesha