March 31, 2015

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1,000 year old potion could remedy MERSA -

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 31, 2015 -

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Victim Who was Struck By Train Has Been Identified -

Monday, March 30, 2015

UPDATE: Polk County Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives are Conducting a Death Investigation This Afternoon Involving a Pedestrian Struck by an Amtrak Train -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Polk County Sheriffs Office Undercover Detectives Arrest Kissimmee Man for Traveling to Meet Minor and Other Charges -

Monday, March 30, 2015

UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck by Train in Frostproof Near Bay St. -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Cooking On The Ridge : Bird’s Nest Cake -

Monday, March 30, 2015

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

Monday, March 30, 2015

SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS NEEDED -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Indiana Residents Oppose Religious Freedom Law -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Winter Haven Police Executed a Search Warrant on a Suspected Drug House, Which put a Convicted Felon Back Behind Bars -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. Will Hold a FREE Tire Recycling Event on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. -

Friday, March 27, 2015

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

Friday, March 27, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 27, 2015 -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Semi Vs. Pickup Towing 32Ft. Trailer Slowing I-4 Traffic In Davenport -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Oasis Spa Has a Special for Today and Tomorrow -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – Elizabeth Sullivan, 104 Years Old, Credits Dr Pepper For Her Longevity -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 25, 2015 -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

TJ Maxx Makes An Immediate Impact On Community With $5,000 Donation -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

1,000 year old potion could remedy MERSA

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A one thousand year old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections which originates from a manuscript in the British Library has been found to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA in an unusual research collaboration at The University of Nottingham. Dr Christina Lee, an Anglo-Saxon expert from the School of English has enlisted the help of microbiologists from University’s Centre for Biomolecular Sciences to recreate a 10th century potion for eye infections from Bald’s Leechbook an Old English leatherbound volume in the British Library, to see if it really works as an antibacterial remedy. The Leechbook is widely thought of as one of the earliest…

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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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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 31, 2015

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Every weekday  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. Polk Mugshot of the Day brought to you by polkmugshot.com. HOVERKAMP, KRISTINE Race: W    Sex: F    DOB: 10/11/1962 Height: 503     Weight: 118 Arresting Agency: POLK COUNTY SHERIFF  Charges:  COCAINE-POSSESS-POSSESS COCAINE, POSS OF DIAZEPAM, POSS OF TEMAZEPAM Sentenced to 30 Days WWR The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, positions or strategies of DailyRidge.Com…

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Victim Who was Struck By Train Has Been Identified

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The victim who was struck and killed by the train today was 26-year-old Edwardo Salazar, of 503 Thomas Avenue of Frostproof. An autopsy will be conducted tomorrow. The conductor and family members confirmed he was wearing earbuds while jogging, which were plugged into his iPod.   Original Release:   Polk County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are conducting a death investigation this afternoon involving a pedestrian struck by an Amtrak train. Preliminary information so far is as follows:   Just after 12:00 noon today, Monday, March 30, 2015, the Amtrak 98 Silver Meteor train from Miami to New York, which made its…

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UPDATE: Polk County Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives are Conducting a Death Investigation This Afternoon Involving a Pedestrian Struck by an Amtrak Train

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Polk County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are conducting a death investigation this afternoon involving a pedestrian struck by an Amtrak train. Preliminary information so far is as follows: Just after 12:00 noon today, Monday, March 30, 2015, the Amtrak 98 Silver Meteor train from Miami to New York, which made its last stop in Sebring and was heading to its next stop in Winter Haven, was traveling along the tracks in the Big Sun Ray area in Frostproof just under the US 27 overpass (nearest cross street: Charles Street) when the conductor saw an adult male who appeared to be jogging…

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Polk County Sheriffs Office Undercover Detectives Arrest Kissimmee Man for Traveling to Meet Minor and Other Charges

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PCSO Undercover Detectives Arrest Kissimmee Man for Traveling to Meet Minor and Other Charges   On Friday, March 27, 2015, PCSO undercover detectives arrested 45-year-old Earnest Anthony Jr. (DOB 4/2/69) of 329 Clermont Drive in Kissimmee, after Anthony solicited online an undercover PCSO detective whom Anthony thought was a 13-year-old girl. According to the affidavit, in March 2015, the PCSO detective, who is a member of the Central Florida ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children) Task Force, posted a profile of a 13-year-old local girl on a social networking site during an undercover operation. The detective was contacted by a man…

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UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck by Train in Frostproof Near Bay St.

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  Update:  It has been confirmed that a man was struck by an AmTrak Passenger Train and was found deceased at the scene. More updates to come as they become available.     There is a train stopped near Bay Street  and Robarts Ln in Frostproof  near Sunray and Rescue Crews and Polk County Sheriff are searching for the person believed to have been struck by the train.  Please avoid the area we will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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