December 20, 2014

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Lake Wales Police Deparment : Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014 -

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Missing: Have You Seen Brett Allen Crosby -

Friday, December 19, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Team Helps Locate Suicidal Teen -

Friday, December 19, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 19, 2014 -

Friday, December 19, 2014

UPDATE: Auburndale Firefighters Respond to Ammonia Leak at Commercial Carrier -

Thursday, December 18, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 18, 2014 -

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Third Positive Rabies Case Confirmed in Polk County -

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Core Rehabilitation – Tips for Preventing Injuries for the Throwing Athlete Part I -

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Arrest Made In Hit & Run Death of Eric Pope -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 17, 2014 -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Single Vehicle Rollover Accident Causes Morning Traffic Delay In Eagle Lake -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Frostproof Teenager Seriously Injured In Monday Night Crash -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Masterpiece Rd Closes After Pedestrian Struck -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 16, 2014 -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

126 Killed Mostly Children While Attending School -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Lake Wales Medical Center Employees Adopt Families For Christmas -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

UPDATE: ** MISSING AND ENDANGERED ADULT *** SILVER ALERT ISSUED for 79 Year Old James William Davis -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – DECEMBER 16, 1977 – Saturday Night Fever Turns Travolta into Movie Star -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 15, 2014 -

Monday, December 15, 2014

Lake Wales Medical Center Presents Annual Employee, Physician Honors -

Monday, December 15, 2014

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    Lake Wales Police Deparment : Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014

    Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014   On two different occasions this month the Lake Wales Police Department employees and volunteers were blessed share Christmas with 55 children. The first Christmas event was on December 4, 2014 when police employees and volunteers delivered Christmas presents to seventeen children on behalf of incarcerated parents. The children from this event were selected through Angel Tree, a Prison Fellowship Ministry. With excitement, police department employees and volunteers began purchasing gifts, wrapping presents, and attaching messages of love to them. Once the presents were prepared the officers and volunteers drove from one house to…

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    Masterpiece Rd Closes After Pedestrian Struck

    Lake Wales, Florida       On Tuesday December 16, 2014 at 9:12pm emergency responders were called to the scene of a traffic crash on Masterpiece Road near Mammoth Grove Road. Once there officers learned that a crash had occurred involving a pickup truck and a pedestrian.        During the investigation it was determined that Harold Massey, 66 of Lake Wales, was traveling East on Masterpiece Road approaching Mammoth Grove Road in his 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 truck. In the same area, Johnny Leroy Emmons, 43 of Lake Wales, was walking along the right shoulder of the roadway pushing a bicycle. Emmons was…

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    Lake Wales Medical Center Employees Adopt Families For Christmas

    LWMC EMPLOYEES ADOPT FAMILIES FOR CHRISTMAS   Lake Wales, FL – Lake Wales Medical Center employees adopted 12 families in the community this year for Christmas, providing gifts for 38 area children and their parents.   “Our employees do a wonderful job throughout the year of taking care of our patients as if they were family, and during the holidays our staff looks forward to being able to give back even more in this special way,” said hospital CEO Andrew Howard.   The families were adopted through Lake Wales Care Center, which screened them and provided information on each family,…

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    Lake Wales Medical Center Presents Annual Employee, Physician Honors

    LWMC PRESENTS ANNUAL EMPLOYEE, PHYSICIAN HONORS   Lake Wales, FL –  Lake Wales Medical Center presented its annual employee awards during the hospital’s annual holiday party.   Award winners were: Employee of the Year, Monica Pryce; Physician of the Year: Dr. Kulmeet Kundlas; Non-Clinical Manager of the Year: Julie Sing; Clinical Manager of the Year: Nancy Kovencz; Community Cares Star Performers: Mandi Dunaway, Tierra Patterson, Bradley Perez, Erin Albrecht, and Goolcharan Ramdeen.

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    Lake Wales Care Center and 175 Lake Wales Area Students Participate in Thanksliving Camp 2014

    All year round, Lake Wales Care Center exists to help people in need. In the Lake Wales community, volunteers of all ages come together to help accomplish Care Center’s mission and make our town a better place. As the holidays roll around each year, community needs increase and Care Center responds by providing unique and meaningful opportunities for volunteers to serve. For the last six years, one program in particular has been successful in fulfilling numerous area needs during the holiday season while giving middle, high school and college age students a chance to learn the importance of giving back…

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Lake Wales Police Deparment : Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014

Dec 20, 2014

Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014   On two different occasions this month the Lake Wales Police Department employees and volunteers were blessed share Christmas with 55 children. The first Christmas event was on December 4, 2014 when police employees and volunteers delivered Christmas presents to seventeen children on behalf of incarcerated parents. The children from this event were selected through Angel Tree, a Prison Fellowship Ministry. With excitement, police department employees and volunteers began purchasing gifts, wrapping presents, and attaching messages of love to them. Once the presents were prepared the officers and volunteers drove from one house to…

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Real Estate For Sale In Lake Wales

Dec 20, 2014

Recently Foreclosed, Special Financing Available, Any Credit, Any Income 2 Bedroom 2 Bath 1560 Sq Ft located at: 2394 Bent Yoke Court, Lake Wales, FL 33989 $35,900 Visit www.roselandco.com\CTT or Drive by then call 800-292-1550.  

Missing Winter Haven Teen Brett Allen Crosby

Missing: Have You Seen Brett Allen Crosby

Dec 19, 2014

Winter Haven Police detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating 15 year-old Brett Allen Crosby (Whispering Trails Blvd., Winter Haven). Crosby was last seen at his residence on Tuesday,12/16/14 at approximately 10:40 p.m. Crosby has runaway in the past, however on this occasion there was no specific incident, such as an argument or fight, that occurred to indicate a reason to leave. Crosby is 5’6″, 135 pounds with light brown hair. He was last seen wearing an orange shirt, brown shorts and white sneakers. Anyone with information on Crosby’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective Shane Ditty at…

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Lake Wales Police Deparment : Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014

Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014   On two different occasions this month the Lake Wales Police Department employees and volunteers were blessed share Christmas with 55 children. The first Christmas event was on December 4, 2014 when police employees and volunteers delivered Christmas presents to seventeen children on behalf of incarcerated parents. The children from this event were selected through Angel Tree, a Prison Fellowship Ministry. With excitement, police department employees and volunteers began purchasing gifts, wrapping presents, and attaching messages of love to them. Once the presents were prepared the officers and volunteers drove from one house to…

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Real Estate For Sale In Lake Wales

Recently Foreclosed, Special Financing Available, Any Credit, Any Income 2 Bedroom 2 Bath 1560 Sq Ft located at: 2394 Bent Yoke Court, Lake Wales, FL 33989 $35,900 Visit www.roselandco.com\CTT or Drive by then call 800-292-1550.  

Pair of Lake Wales Men Conspired To Steal Toys

Lake Wales, Florida – On Tuesday, December 16, 2014, PCSO detectives arrested two suspects who worked together to steal children’s toys from a Lake Wales Walmart – one of the suspects, as seen in the attached video surveillance, faked a “heart attack” at the entrance while the other suspect walked out with a cart full of toys. According to their affidavits ,30-year-old Tarus Scott and 27-year-old Genard Dupree, both of Lake Wales, filled a shopping cart at the Walmart located at 2000 SR East in Lake Wales with expensive toys, including a motorized power wheel Barbie car, a Leap Frog tablet, and…

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Masterpiece Rd Closes After Pedestrian Struck

Lake Wales, Florida       On Tuesday December 16, 2014 at 9:12pm emergency responders were called to the scene of a traffic crash on Masterpiece Road near Mammoth Grove Road. Once there officers learned that a crash had occurred involving a pickup truck and a pedestrian.        During the investigation it was determined that Harold Massey, 66 of Lake Wales, was traveling East on Masterpiece Road approaching Mammoth Grove Road in his 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 truck. In the same area, Johnny Leroy Emmons, 43 of Lake Wales, was walking along the right shoulder of the roadway pushing a bicycle. Emmons was…