November 18, 2014

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COOKING ON THE RIDGE : Pumpkin Maple Pie Supreme -

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 18, 2014 -

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

“Jeepin With Judd” Charity Event Set for February 6-7, 2015 -

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

North Central Land Fill & Garbage Collection Service Closed For Thanksgiving -

Monday, November 17, 2014

Fed Ex Bringing 438 Jobs To North East Polk County – Investing 52 Million Dollars -

Monday, November 17, 2014

Polk County Deputy Resigns After Committing Crime On Duty -

Sunday, November 16, 2014

One Person Killed On 80 Foot Road -

Sunday, November 16, 2014

One Person Injured After DUI Crash In Lake Wales -

Friday, November 14, 2014

Polk Mugshot of The Day, Friday November 14, 2014 -

Friday, November 14, 2014

Multiple Accidents Including Fatality Shut Down Westbound Interstate 4 -

Friday, November 14, 2014

Click It or Ticket Safety Belt Enforcement Wave begins Monday, November 17th -

Friday, November 14, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 13, 2014 -

Thursday, November 13, 2014

UPDATE: MISSING AND ENDANGRED ADULT FOUND -

Thursday, November 13, 2014

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION’S WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S® 2014 -

Thursday, November 13, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 12, 2014 -

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

WACKY WEDNESDAY – JOE’S CRAB SHACK IN COLORADO SPRINGS ACCIDENTALLY BOOZED UP A 2 YEAR OLD -

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Veteran Gets Lost Bible Back Thanks To Lake Wales JROTC Member -

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 11, 2014 -

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – NOVEMBER 11, 1921 – DEDICATION OF THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN -

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

21 Yr Woman Killed In Polk Accident Sunday Night -

Monday, November 10, 2014

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    One Person Killed On 80 Foot Road

    Bartow, Florida – PCSO Traffic deputies are investigating a single-vehicle crashtoday that resulted in a fatality. Preliminary information is as follows: Around 7:20 a.m. on Sunday, November 16, 2014, PCSO received a call in reference to an overturned vehicle found near the 1000 block of 80 Foot Road in Bartow. When first responders arrived on-scene, they located an overturned 2000 silver Chevrolet Tahoe with a deceased adult female pinned underneath. According to the investigation so far, it appears the crash occurred sometime after 1:00 a.m. and a few hours before it was discovered. The vehicle appears to have been heading northbound on 80 Foot Road…

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    One Person Injured After DUI Crash In Lake Wales

    Lake Wales, Florida – On November 13, 2014, Lake Wales Police officers responded to a crash at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd & Seaboard Ave. Upon arrival officers met with the drivers and passengers of the vehicles. Vehicle 2 was traveling North on MLK and vehicle 1 pulled out in front of it from Seaboard Ave. An officer spoke to all the parties of vehicle 2 and then moved on to vehicle 1. Upon first contact with the driver of vehicle 1 (Jonathan Mack) the officers could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage on him and notice…

  • 15 Yr Old Eric Davis a member of the Lake Wales JROTC returns the American Legion Post #71 Chaplain bible to Greg Stadthagen, commander of post #71 honor guard.

    Veteran Gets Lost Bible Back Thanks To Lake Wales JROTC Member

    Lake Wales, Florida – On Saturday, November 8, fifteen year old Eric Davis was with a friend when he saw something in the road at the intersection of Scenic Hwy & Chalet Suzanne Rd. He knew it was a book of some kind so he carefully negotiated traffic to go and pick it up. It turned out to be a bible. This wasn’t any ordinary bible. This one had a hand made white cover with a patch on the front (said Honor Guard) and a patch with scripture on the back. The young man would joke later on that he…

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    Library-Con & International Games Day Coming To Lake Wales Library

    Lake Wales, Florida – The Lake Wales Public Library invites comic fans, manga lovers, superhero fanatics and Science Fiction fiends to attend Library-Con & International Games Day, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15. Booths, exhibits and presentations will be held throughout the library. The crew from Orlando’s official Star Trek Club, U.S.S. Haven NCC-55459 will be present in full costume to answer questions and participate in activities. Come dressed in your best comic, manga, sci-fi or superhero contest. Library-Con will include a costume contest at 1:00 p.m. hosted by celebrity show host, Marc B. Lee. DailyRidge.Com is sponsoring…

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    Our Childrens Academy & Our Childrens Charitable Fund Reopens its Capital Campaign

    Our Children’s Academy, Lake Wales, FL Our Children’s Academy & Our Children’s Charitable Fund reopens its Capital Campaign. Long-time supporter, Ben Hill Griffin III donated $250,000.00 to be used for new construction. Pictured left to right are John Updike, Ben Hill Griffin III, Steve Whitaker (new Executive Director) and Pat Cain. John Updike & Pat Cain are 2 of the Founders of the Capital Campaign for Our Children’s Charitable Fund.

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POLK STATE LAKE WALES – TWO SISTERS AND A PIANO

Nov 18, 2014

Polk State Lake Wales Art Center  Free Event tonight from 5 to 7 PM.

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COOKING ON THE RIDGE : Pumpkin Maple Pie Supreme

Nov 18, 2014

Pumpkin Maple Pie Supreme   Ingredients Original recipe makes 1 9-inch pie 1 small sugar pumpkin 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup real maple syrup 1 1/4 cups half-and-half cream 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour 3 eggs 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell PREP 30 mins COOK 2 hrs READY IN 2 hrs 30 mins Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) Cut up pumpkin, and remove seeds. Place in large baking pan, and cover with foil or lid. Bake for 1 hour, or until very tender. Remove from oven, and set aside to cool….

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 18, 2014

Nov 18, 2014

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 Kincaid Alarm Company.         WHITE, STEPHEN  MATTHEW Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 10/13/1981 Height: 507     Weight: 180  Charges:    HIT AND RUN-ACC UNATTENDED VEH OR PROP WO LEAVING INFO Bond $250, DUI-UNLAW BLD ALCH-DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS Bond $500,  MOVING TRAFFIC VIOL-RECKLESS DRIVING 1ST OFF Bond $250 The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing…

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POLK STATE LAKE WALES – TWO SISTERS AND A PIANO

Polk State Lake Wales Art Center  Free Event tonight from 5 to 7 PM.

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UPDATE ON WARRANT FOR DANGEROUS FELON – LECKSON CINEUS HAS BEEN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

UPDATE ON WARRANT FOR DANGEROUS FELON – LECKSON CINEUS  In a cooridnated effort between the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Winter Haven Police, 19 year-old Leckson Cineus was taken into custody at his sister’s Orlando home on Nov. 14, 2014. Winter Haven Police obtained a warrant for Cineus’ arrest  after he was identified as the shooter in a drive-by shooting in Winter Haven on Oct. 20, 2014. Cineus was taken into custody on Nov. 14, 2014 and ultimately brought back to the Polk County Jail where he remains without bond.**Original Release on Oct. 23, 2014 **WINTER HAVEN – Winter Haven Police have…

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One Person Killed On 80 Foot Road

Bartow, Florida – PCSO Traffic deputies are investigating a single-vehicle crashtoday that resulted in a fatality. Preliminary information is as follows: Around 7:20 a.m. on Sunday, November 16, 2014, PCSO received a call in reference to an overturned vehicle found near the 1000 block of 80 Foot Road in Bartow. When first responders arrived on-scene, they located an overturned 2000 silver Chevrolet Tahoe with a deceased adult female pinned underneath. According to the investigation so far, it appears the crash occurred sometime after 1:00 a.m. and a few hours before it was discovered. The vehicle appears to have been heading northbound on 80 Foot Road…