April 24, 2014

Headlines Now:

Update: Winter Haven Fire Still Causing Road Closure On Cypress Gardens Blvd. -

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Truck Flipped over in Front of Home Depot and Wendy’s on Hwy 27 North -

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Lakeland Man Arrested in Road Rage Incident -

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Lake Wales Sr. FFA Fishing Tournament -

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – 16-Year-Old Survives Unharmed Stowed Away In Wheel Well Of California To Hawaii Flight, Say FBI Officials -

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Mother & Daughter Injured In Rifle Range Rd. Accident -

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

PURGE YOUR PILLS & SHRED YOUR STUFF -

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Lake Wales Public Library hosts Author Program on Tuesday, April 29 -

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Man Killed In Accident On Thornhill Rd. -

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Rifle Range Rd. Shut Down After Bad Accident Send 3 To Hospital -

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Why is Good Friday Good? -

Friday, April 18, 2014

Identity of Man Killed In Fiery Hwy 60 Crash Released -

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Truck Drivers Wanted – Bahamas Cruise Sign On Bonus -

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Readers Want To Know What Is The Halo Around The Sun Today -

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE – Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pie -

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Baby Born With 4 Feet, 4 Hands In China -

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Florida Small Craft Brewers Under Attack From State Law Makers -

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Polk Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Having Sex With Student -

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Haines City Woman Allegedly Steals 250K From Lake Wales Employer -

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Lake Wales Retail Theft Arrests Since April 4 – Other Charges Explain Why LEO Go After Them -

Friday, April 11, 2014

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    Truck Flipped over in Front of Home Depot and Wendy’s on Hwy 27 North

    We have reports of another truck flipped over in front of Home Depot and Wendy’s on 27. Possible injuries so drive carefully through the area and avoid if possible.

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    Lake Wales Sr. FFA Fishing Tournament

    From: Lake Wales Sr FFA Fishing Tournament Held at Camp Mack May 3rd, 2014 Check in starts at 6:30 AM Weigh in is at 3:00 PM $50.00 Entry Fee per Boat There will be prizes!! We will have the option of a money pot all donations made will be used as prize money to the fisherman with the largest catch. Contact us at 863-215-8396

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    Lake Wales Public Library hosts Author Program on Tuesday, April 29

    Lake Wales Public Library hosts Author Program on Tuesday, April 29  Lake Wales resident, Palmer Wood, will present an overview of his new novel, Saigon Cowboy, Tuesday, April 29, 6 PM, in the Lake Wales Public Library’s Schoenoff Meeting Room.  A graduate of Rollins College, Wood served in the Air Force and Army Reserve.  His writing and journalism career spans decades.  As a writer for Department of Defense contractor, Page Communications, Woods traveled extensively throughout Vietnam from 1966 until 1968.    Saigon Cowboy, Wood’s first novel, retraces many of his travel in Vietnam.  Saigon Cowboy’s protagonist, Austin Bain, a CIA…

  • Fiery Accident On Hwy 60 April 18, 2014

    Identity of Man Killed In Fiery Hwy 60 Crash Released

      Updated Info: The identity of the semi-truck driver: Luis Angel Acosta, DOB 5/12/1958, of  Brandywine Court in Clermont. The identity of the deceased Mercedes driver: Armondo Casanova, DOB 9/9/1978, of  South Church Ave in Tampa The roadway was closed for 7 hours. No charges are pending.   Preliminary information is as follows: Lake Wales, Florida – Just before 2:30 p.m. this afternoon, April 17, 2014, a semi-tractor trailer heading eastbound collided with a Mercedes which was heading westbound. The collision occurred in the eastbound lane. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. The semi driver was uninjured. The driver of…

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    Truck Drivers Wanted – Bahamas Cruise Sign On Bonus

    Local truck driving position class A CDL, 150 mile radius. Multiple positions open by the load or hourly. Good pay, Healthcare, dental and Aflac benefits. Also get free membership at gym “ANYTIME FITNESS” for as long as you work here. APPLY NOW AND GET A FREE CRUISE TO THE BAHAMAS FOR YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONE as a sign on bonus. All applicants subject to screening and approval. Call 863-676-2588 ext 12

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Myrtice Isom Born: August 01, 1921 – April 23, 2014 Sm

Apr 24, 2014

Myrtice Yates Isom 92, Of Frostproof passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the Lake Wales Medical Center due to heart failure. She was born August 1, 1921 in Brooks County, Georgia to the late Charles D. and Alva Yates and has been a resident of the area for 63 years. Myrtice was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend. She valued family, children and her friends. No matter how ill she became one of her grandchildren could put the sparkle in her eye. Myrtice and Cecil married at a young age and were farmers in South Georgia….

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Gulf Snook Fishing To Close May 1st

Apr 24, 2014

Snook will close to all harvest in Gulf state, federal and inland waters, including all of Monroe County and Everglades National Park, starting May 1. Seasonal harvest closures protect Florida’s valuable snook populations and help sustain and improve the fishery for the future. Snook is open to harvest in Atlantic state, federal and inland waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, through May 31, closing June 1. Both the Atlantic and Gulf will reopen for recreational harvest Sept. 1. Snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. The Florida Fish and Wildlife…

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Myrtice Isom Born: August 01, 1921 – April 23, 2014 Sm

Myrtice Yates Isom 92, Of Frostproof passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the Lake Wales Medical Center due to heart failure. She was born August 1, 1921 in Brooks County, Georgia to the late Charles D. and Alva Yates and has been a resident of the area for 63 years. Myrtice was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend. She valued family, children and her friends. No matter how ill she became one of her grandchildren could put the sparkle in her eye. Myrtice and Cecil married at a young age and were farmers in South Georgia….

homedepot accident

Truck Flipped over in Front of Home Depot and Wendy’s on Hwy 27 North

We have reports of another truck flipped over in front of Home Depot and Wendy’s on 27. Possible injuries so drive carefully through the area and avoid if possible.

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Semi Overturns On Hwy 27 & Hwy 60

Lake Wales, Florida – a semi tractor trailer has flipped onto its side on Hwy 27, just past the Hwy 60 overpass. The tractor is blocking the right turn lane onto Central Avenue. At this time driver appears to be uninjured. Please drive carefully. alt=”20140423-151013.jpg” class=”alignnone size-full” /> alt=”20140423-151045.jpg” class=”alignnone size-full” /> alt=”20140423-151105.jpg” class=”alignnone size-full” />