July 6, 2015

Headlines Now:

Mother of Navy Seal Aaron Carson Vaughn Killed In Action To Receive Honor & Remember Flag On 4th of July -

Friday, July 3, 2015

Update on Fatal Fire That Happened Tuesday Morning in Davenport -

Thursday, July 2, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JULY 2, 2015 -

Thursday, July 2, 2015

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – JULY 2, 1937 – AMELIA EARHART DISAPPEARS -

Thursday, July 2, 2015

John G Reger of St. Cloud Turned Himself in to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thunder On The Ridge Haines City’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Haines City Shooting Suspect In Custody After Alleged Attempted Murder -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Do You Want to Get Away But Can’t Leave Town? -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JUNE 30, 2015 -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Polk County Fire Rescue on Scene of a Fatal Fire -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Listing Featured on RidgeClassifieds.com – 1989 Kawasaki Custom Built -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

It’s that time of year again!!! You need to get your A/C system checked and cleaned by the professionals at Iceberg Air Conditioning. -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

St. Cloud Man Wanted in Winter Haven For Attacking 20-Year-Old After Offering a Ride -

Monday, June 29, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JUNE 29, 2015 -

Monday, June 29, 2015

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : FOURTH OF JULY FLAG LASAGNA -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Lake Wales Company Fishing For Business With Florida SBDC At USF -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Auburndale Police have Identified and Arrested Hit and Run Driver -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Man Arrested For Animal Cruelty – Dog Appeared To Be Eating Dirt -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Fun Friday – Opening July 1st in the Florida Mall – The Crayola Experience -

Friday, June 26, 2015

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

Friday, June 26, 2015

Two Severely Injured In Crash That Shut Down Part of Hwy 27 Friday Night

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Haines City, Florida – Haines City Police are currently investigating a serious bodily injury crash that occurred on US Highway 27 and Crane Road at approximately 1149 hours on 12/27/2013. A freight-liner tractor trailer being driven by Wilbert Sanon of Staghorn Street, Wellington FL 33414, was making a U-turn at the intersection of US 27 and Crane Road. While the tractor trailer was in the midst of its U-turn when a vehicle (1999 White Chevrolet Lumina) traveling southbound on US Highway 27, being driven by Arisner Agenor of  Vista Lago Drive #1, Winter Haven FL 33881 struck the tractor trailer…

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Haines City Commission Passes Resolution Banning Flavor Tobacco Sales

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Haines City, Florida – The Haines City Commission passed a resolution to urge retailers located in the City to cease marketing and selling flavored tobacco products. Tobacco Free Polk County and the American Lung Association support these types of initiatives as they promote and encourage healthy lifestyles throughout the community. “Tobacco companies have been targeting youth and young adults by marketing flavored tobacco and nicotine products,” said Angela Forte, Tobacco Program Manager for the Florida Department of Health in Polk County. “It is in the interest of public health that we work together against Big Tobacco.” Flavored tobacco products are…

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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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Homes needed! Can you really say “no” to these faces?

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In cooperation with Polk County Animal Control: These animals are available at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control located at 7115 de Castro Road Winter Haven, Fl. 33880 Kennel Adoption hours are Monday – Saturday 10am to 4pm. Phone: 863-499-2600 Cats are $40.00 Puppies and Kittens under 6 months are $40.00 Dogs are $70.00 The adoption price includes vaccinations, rabies license tag, dewormer, microchip, and spay or neuter.   1. Choco Chip – “I whip my tail back and forth, I whip my tail back and forth…I need some kids to sing with me! ….I whip my tail back…

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Former Haines City Teacher Arrested For Having Sex With Minor

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Haines City, Florida – On October 9th, 2013 Detectives from the Haines City Police Department arrested the former physical education teacher at Landmark Christian School (Charles E. Lewis) for six counts of Unlawful Sexual Activity with certain Minors (each count is a 2nd degree felony). During the Haines City Police Departments investigation it was revealed that between March 2011 and August 2012, Charles E. Lewis had sexual relations with a minor numerous times. Upon contact with Charles E. Lewis and after being Mirandized he admitted to having a sexual relationship with the victim. The investigation was prompted by notification from…

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Bright House Workers Training Helped Keep Horrible Situation From Getting Worse

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Haines City, Florida – Around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 76-year-old Cecil Marston of Haines was struck when he walked into the path, of a motorcycle driven by 41-year-old Jonathan Benham. The PCSO advised that neither speed nor impairment on the part of the motorcycle appear to be a factor. Shortly after Bright House technician Steve Lovette who was in his Bright House van approaching the scene when he noticed cars in front of him driving around an obstruction in the roadway. As Lovette approached, he noticed it was the elderly victim. Lovette stopped his van, put on…

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Pedestrian Killed When Hit By Motorcycle On Hwy 17/92

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Haines City, Florida – Around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 76-year-old Cecil Marston of 2800 US Hwy 17/92 West in Haines City, was walking south across the westbound lanes of US Hwy 17/92 to get to the county bus stop near the Minerva Adult Community, when he entered into the path of a motorcycle being driven by 41-year-old Jonathan Benham of Poinciana, which was heading westbound on US Hwy 17/92. Mr. Marston was declared deceased on-scene. Mr. Benham was wearing a helmet. He was airflifted to LRMC in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. He was unable to avoid…

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