April 21, 2015

Headlines Now:

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

Chase In Eagle Lake Ends After PCSO Block In Van -

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – APRIL 14, 2015 -

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Lake Wales Police Looking for Winter Haven Resident Stedman Hawthorne

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On April 19, 2015 at approximately 12:55 a.m. officers from the Lake Wales Police Department responded to 607 Booker Ave to investigate a report of the sound gun shots. Upon arrival officers learned there had been a physical fight at the address. The investigation revealed the victim was confronted at this residence by the suspect, Stedman D Hawthorne a 23 year old Winter Haven resident. The victim reported to police that Hawthorne was there to confront him over a female. The confrontation turned into a physical fight between the two. After fighting, the victim stated he ordered Hawthorne to leave…

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Cooking on the Ridge : Lemon Thyme Chicken Thighs

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The key to cooking chicken thighs is to start them in a cold cast iron skillet. Yep, you read that right. Cold. Season them well with olive oil, salt, and pepper, and then put them skin-side down in the skillet over medium heat. Then just don’t touch them for 14 to 15 minutes. As the pan heats up, the skin will slowly get crispy. It might pop and hiss, but all is good. As long as you watch your heat, it’s almost impossible to burn or overcook these. Once they have crisped nicely in the skillet, dot your thighs with lemon…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – APRIL 20, 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.   DOUGLAS, ANDREA Race: W    Sex: F    DOB: 2/12/1992 Height: 507     Weight: 130 Arresting Agency: POLK COUNTY SHERIFF  Charges: DRUGS KEEP SHOP/VEH ETC FOR DRUGS 1ST V Bond $1000, NEGLIGENT CHILD ABUSE W/O BDLY HARM Bond $1500,   NEGLIGENT CHILD ABUSE W/O BDLY HARM Bond $1500,  NEGLIGENT CHILD ABUSE W/O BDLY HARM Bond $1500, CANNABIS POSS NOT MORE THAN 20G Bond $1000, POSS OF CLONAZEPAM Bond $2000, POSS OF…

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Small Airplane Crash in Lakeland : Pilot Survives

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The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a small airplane crash in Lakeland, with no injuries. Preliminary information so far is as follows: Around 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2015, PCSO received a call in reference to an airplane crash in the 3900 block of Pipkin Creek Road in Lakeland. First responders arrived on-scene and located the pilot and sole occupant, who walked away from the crash with only minor injuries. The pilot’s is 55-year-old Richard Simile, from Auburn, Alabama. The plane is a Mooney 4-passenger plane. He told first responders that he was heading westbound…

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

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Photo By: Polk County Sheriff’s Office More information about the death investigation in Davenport: A Miami-bound (southbound) Amtrak passenger train, with 10 passenger cars and two engines, was traveling 50 MPH on the tracks in Davenport this afternoon around 2:00 p.m. when the conductor observed a white male walking in the tracks ahead of them, also heading southbound. The conductor blew the horn repeatedly while also applying the brakes. The man did not leave the tracks or make any indication that he was aware of the approaching train. The train was unable to avoid striking the man. The man is deceased…

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BERKAU SELECTED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT LWMC

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BERKAU SELECTED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT LWMC   Lake Wales, FL – Lake Wales Medical Center’s Employee of the Month for March is  Physical Therapist Julia Berkau.   Berkau, an LWMC employee since July 2008, “is awesome with her patients. They all love her. She is very competent and is always eager to learn. Julie is pleasant with staff, doctors and patients. She is very dependable and always conscientious about her work.”    

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

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The Story of Jesus has captured the hearts of thousands for more than two decades. Visually dazzling and action packed, this three hour epic production tells the timeless story of Christ with remarkable new life. The blend of Biblical accuracy, Judean flavor, contemporary special effects, and unique staging make it one of the most popular passion plays of our time. The monstrous 250-foot set teems with life as a cast of 150 animals and 225 people ignite on the stage. The images and words of Jesus become a never to be forgotten reality. Casted by volunteers of all ages, from…

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