November 1, 2014

Headlines Now:

Jailed US Marine Andrew Tahmooressi Freed -

Friday, October 31, 2014

Pink Heals Tour Coming to Polk County November 6 -

Friday, October 31, 2014

HAPPY HALLOWEEN – HERE ARE SOME SAFETY TIPS! -

Friday, October 31, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 31, 2014 -

Friday, October 31, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY BROUGHT TO YOU BY KINCAID ALARM COMPANY! -

Friday, October 31, 2014

Fun Friday – CornFusion Crop Maze and Fall Festival -

Friday, October 31, 2014

Stress Less Thursday – Need A Stress Reliever – Try Coloring -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 30, 2014 -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Two Nursing Home Workers Arrested For hitting Man With Alzheimer’s -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Missing and Endangered Elderly Man From Frostproof -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Time to Get Ready for the Polk Senior Games for 2015 -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

39 Mile Scenic Highway Yard Sale Saturday November 1 from 8 to 2 -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Traffic Update: Accident Hunt Brothers Rd and 11th St Lake Wales -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 29, 2014 -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Woman Fakes Ebola At Hospital Emergency Room, Lands In Jail -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Driver Critically Injured In Early Morning Crash On West Memorial Blvd. -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Missing Teens Found – Young Man In Custody -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Two Juveniles Arrested In Lake Wales Business Burglaries -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

What Goes Around Comes Around…Chas Kincaid Coming Home for EP Release Party -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Man Decorated Home In Ebola Quarantine Theme -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

  • polkseniorgames

    Time to Get Ready for the Polk Senior Games for 2015

    Polk Senior Games 2015 Saturday, February 28, 2015 – March 16, 2015 Two weeks of athletic and recreational competitive events for men and women 50 and years and over. Individual, partner and team events include: Archery, Badminton, Basketball 3 on 3, Basketball Shooting, Billiards, Bocce, Bowling, Bridge, Checkers, Chess, Cribbage, Dancing, Darts, Euchre, Field Events, Fishing, Fly Casting, 18 Hole Golf Singles & Mixed Doubles (NEW), Putt & Chip, Horseshoes, Lawn Bowling, Pepper, Pickleball, Powerlifting, Punt Pass & Kick, Racquetball, 5K Road Race, Scrabble, Senior Smarts, Rifle Shooting, Trap Shooting, Skeet Shooting, Sporting Clays Shooting (NEW), Shuffleboard, Softball, Square Dancing,…

  • yardsale

    39 Mile Scenic Highway Yard Sale Saturday November 1 from 8 to 2

    Travel State Road 17, the beautiful Ridge Scenic Highway and visit us at seven great official locations: Haines City: Lake Eva Banquet Hall, 799 Johns Ave. & S. 8th St Dundee: Dundee Community Center, 603 Lake Marie Drive Lake of the Hills: Community Clubhouse 47 East Starr Ave, off SR 17 Lake Wales: CSX Trailhead: 450 N Scenic Hwy Babson Park: Across from Webber International University. 1050 N Scenic Hwy Ridge Audobon Center 200 N Crooked Lake Drive Frostproof: Downtown along E Wall Street at SR 17 Rain or Shine! Rent space for $10 at selected locations. Fundraiser event –…

  • huntbrothersrd

    Traffic Update: Accident Hunt Brothers Rd and 11th St Lake Wales

    Please avoid the area if possible.  We will update as we have more information but not know if there are are any injuries at this time. Remember to always drive safely.

  • 2 Juveniles Arrested for burglary at local businesses in Downtown Lake Wales

    Two Juveniles Arrested In Lake Wales Business Burglaries

      Lake Wales, Florida – On Thursday evening and Friday morning two Lake Wales juveniles allegedly robbed two local businesses. On Thursday, October 23rd Lake Wales Police Officers responed to 4 Scenic Hwy (Sunoco gas station in reference to an alarm call.  Dispatch advised the alarm showed front glass breakage. Officers responded and observed the front window was shattered.  Officers held perimeter, PCSO air responded, Officer Coppedge with K9 Fly and Officer Joyner conducted a K9 track. The track led officers to the area of Scenic Hwy S and Johnson Ave at which time the track ended. The business owner arrived on…

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    What Goes Around Comes Around…Chas Kincaid Coming Home for EP Release Party

    This Polk County Girl is returning to her roots for her EP Debut Party.  Chas was born in Valdosta, GA, raised in Lake Wales Fl, and is a graduate of Frostproof High School.  On her 21ST Birthday, she decided she had waited long enough to pursue her dream, she had to make it happen and that is just what this country girl has done.  Last January Chas set off to Nashville and now she is ready  to release her EP Album “My dreams are coming true, I have been singing since I was old enough to hold a microphone” Chas…

Child Struck On Hwy 27 Traffic Rerouted

Oct 31, 2014

Lake Wales, Florida – An accident has occurred on Hwy 27 near In South Lake Wales. A group of people trick or treating in the neighborhoods along US 27 near 1st Avenue North (Crooked Lake Park and South Lake Wales) was crossing US 27 on foot around 7:25 p.m. this evening when a 2 year old boy who had gotten out of his stroller (unbeknownst to his family members) was struck and killed by a grove hauler bus that was traveling northbound on US 27. US 27 northbound is shut down in that area. Traffic is being diverted to 640 or 630….

Jailed US Marine Andrew Tahmooressi Freed

Oct 31, 2014

A Mexican judge has freed jailed US Marine Andrew Tahmooressi, his family said late Friday. Tahmooressi, 26, who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan, has been held since March 31, when he said he mistakenly crossed into Mexico with three legally-purchased and registered guns in his truck. A court-appointed psychiatrist confirmed that Tahmooressi has Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Family spokesman Jonathan Franks said the judge released him from the Tijuana jail without making a determination on the charge against him. The family issued the following statement: “It is with an overwhelming and humbling feeling of relief that we confirm that…

pink heals

Pink Heals Tour Coming to Polk County November 6

Oct 31, 2014

Polk County, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2014) – The Pink Heals Tour of Pink Firefighting Apparatus that raise awareness for cancers and other diseases that affect women, will be making a stop in Polk County at Fort Blount Park in Bartow Nov. 6. Polk County Firefighters will fire up the grill for this barbecue lunch event. Hamburger, hot dog and pulled pork sandwich lunches will be available for a $5 to $6 donation to the Polk County Firefighters Benevolent Fund. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In conjunction with the tour, on Nov. 4, 5 and 6, Polk…

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Lake Wales

Child Struck On Hwy 27 Traffic Rerouted

Lake Wales, Florida – An accident has occurred on Hwy 27 near In South Lake Wales. A group of people trick or treating in the neighborhoods along US 27 near 1st Avenue North (Crooked Lake Park and South Lake Wales) was crossing US 27 on foot around 7:25 p.m. this evening when a 2 year old boy who had gotten out of his stroller (unbeknownst to his family members) was struck and killed by a grove hauler bus that was traveling northbound on US 27. US 27 northbound is shut down in that area. Traffic is being diverted to 640 or 630….

polkseniorgames

Time to Get Ready for the Polk Senior Games for 2015

Polk Senior Games 2015 Saturday, February 28, 2015 – March 16, 2015 Two weeks of athletic and recreational competitive events for men and women 50 and years and over. Individual, partner and team events include: Archery, Badminton, Basketball 3 on 3, Basketball Shooting, Billiards, Bocce, Bowling, Bridge, Checkers, Chess, Cribbage, Dancing, Darts, Euchre, Field Events, Fishing, Fly Casting, 18 Hole Golf Singles & Mixed Doubles (NEW), Putt & Chip, Horseshoes, Lawn Bowling, Pepper, Pickleball, Powerlifting, Punt Pass & Kick, Racquetball, 5K Road Race, Scrabble, Senior Smarts, Rifle Shooting, Trap Shooting, Skeet Shooting, Sporting Clays Shooting (NEW), Shuffleboard, Softball, Square Dancing,…

yardsale

39 Mile Scenic Highway Yard Sale Saturday November 1 from 8 to 2

Travel State Road 17, the beautiful Ridge Scenic Highway and visit us at seven great official locations: Haines City: Lake Eva Banquet Hall, 799 Johns Ave. & S. 8th St Dundee: Dundee Community Center, 603 Lake Marie Drive Lake of the Hills: Community Clubhouse 47 East Starr Ave, off SR 17 Lake Wales: CSX Trailhead: 450 N Scenic Hwy Babson Park: Across from Webber International University. 1050 N Scenic Hwy Ridge Audobon Center 200 N Crooked Lake Drive Frostproof: Downtown along E Wall Street at SR 17 Rain or Shine! Rent space for $10 at selected locations. Fundraiser event –…

huntbrothersrd

Traffic Update: Accident Hunt Brothers Rd and 11th St Lake Wales

Please avoid the area if possible.  We will update as we have more information but not know if there are are any injuries at this time. Remember to always drive safely.