July 28, 2014

Headlines Now:

Carjacker hits and kills 3 children -

Saturday, July 26, 2014

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

Administration Takes Heat For New Border Crisis, Says AMAC

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Administration takes heat for new border crisis, says AMAC We welcome immigrants who respect our laws and who come in through the front door ASHINGTON, DC, July 11 – New polling shows that the administration is taking heat for the illegal immigration crisis caused by the influx of the tens of thousands of Central American kids crossing the southern border in recent weeks. The surveys, conducted by Rasmussen and IBD/TIPP, suggest that the majority of those who took part in the polls believe the president and his immigration agenda are to blame because they encourage the migration. “Proponents of amnesty…

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Fun Friday – Have a Family Date to the Movies at Eagle Ridge Cinemas

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Have a fun night at the Movies with your family or friends! Eagle Ridge Cinemas 12 Address: 451 Eagle Ridge Dr, Lake Wales, FL 33859 Phone:(863) 678-0769 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D  PG-13 , 2 hr 10 min Action/Adventure 12:00pm 4:20pm 7:30pm 10:30pm RealD 3D 12:45pm 3:45pm 7:00pm 7:45pm 10:00pm Dawn of the Planet of the Apes PG-13 , 2 hr 10 min Action/Adventure, Drama 12:20pm 4:00pm 4:40pm 7:15pm 9:55pm 10:15pm Deliver Us from Evil R , 1 hr 58 min Horror 12:15pm 4:35pm 7:50pm 10:40pm America PG-13 , 1 hr 43 min Documentary 7:10pm 9:50pm Earth to…

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Competition To Honor PCSO Canine Team

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The “Central Florida Games II,” being held this weekend in Winter Haven, will honor fallen PCSO Canine Team Deputy Sheriff Matt Williams and K-9 DiOGi, by donating a portion of the proceeds to Polk Sheriff’s Charities and creating workouts incorporating the date of their deaths. The event will be hosted by the Chain of Lakes  on Saturday, July 12th and Sunday, July 13th, 2014, and will be held at the Chain of Lakes complex in Winter Haven. Spectators will get the chance to try out a rope course on Saturday, July 12th. On Sunday, July 13th, the final workout will…

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Lake Wales Police Department Looking for These People For Use of Stolen Credit Cards

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The Lake Wales Police Department is investigating three cases at Wal-Mart, located at 2000 SR60 E, where property was purchased or attempted to be purchased with stolen credit cards. The incidents happened on June 22, 2014, June 27, 2014, and July 7, 2014. The suspects purchased or attempted to purchase items such as prepaid credit cards and clothing. Detective Ivelisse Rodriguez is investigating the cases and she is trying to identify the people in these photographs. Anyone who recognizes any of the people in these photographs or has information on any of the cases is encouraged to contact Detective Rodriguez…

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

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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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UPDATE: Auburndale Police Searching for Two Robbery Suspects

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Auburndale Police have captured the suspects involved in a burglary this morning in the Brighton Point subdivision off Highway 559. Thanks for sharing the earlier post and communicating with investigators. Earlier Release: Police are searching for two burglary suspects. The burglary occurred in the area of Brighton Point off of State Road 559 & Adams Road. Both are black males, one described as heavier with a white shirt and the other is thinner with no clothing description. They were last seen in the Estates of Auburndale subdivision around 9:15am. If you see them, please call 911 or the Police Department.

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Wacky Wednesday – Inmate Hid in Laundry Basket to Escape

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Jul 8, 2014, 2:11 PM ET Authorities say a New Mexico inmate has been captured after he escaped from jail by hiding in a laundry basket. Officials say 28-year-old Kevin Matthew Perkins packed himself in the basket on Monday to get away from the Metropolitan Detention Center. Authorities say the laundry basket was headed to another facility. When an officer opened a truck door, officials say Perkins jumped out of the basket and ran. Albuquerque police later received a breaking and entering call at an assisted living complex. That’s where they found broken glass from a window…

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